University of Wisconsin River Falls - Meletean Yearbook (River Falls, WI)

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 ®fje jWeletean of tfje pear Nineteen Hunbreb {Etoentj’-eigfttCopprlgbl JBiutccn J unfcrrt JEtotntp- tight Victor TL. Peterson € tutor 4tlarSfjalt . itortfeng business jBanaoer iil)lioI;cb bp tljc Junior Class of tfje s tate CcaclirrS College at ftibtr jf alls. Wisconsin Volume feebentren fjcre fjas altoaps cxisteb among iRtber Jfalls Stubents anb facultp a unique spirit of frienb= sfjip anb unit? tofjicij lias stimulateb tbe school to tine anb noble aefjiebement. ®fji pear for tlje first time a class of begree stubents grabuate. iHaptfiepbe tfje first of an eber in= creasing number to carrp -Riber Jfalls irabitions anb ibeals to eben greater heights. -£ o tfjat Spirit tofjicfj lias So inspireb tfje stubents attb facultp tfjat tfjep fjabe in unitp createb, fostereb, anb bebelopeb trabitions anb ibeals tofjicfj fjabe been bital factors in tfje grototfj, expansion, anb influence of tfjis insti-tution, toe, tfje Class of Nineteen 5?imbreb anb ®toentp=eigfjt fjumblp bebicate tfjis our pear-boob.  tat “©He map in passing 2Ibb just a gem” 2)as teen tfje amtition of tte staff in compiling ttis itleletean. 3f in tte pears to come ttis recort tp camera ant pen aits in tte presertation of cter= istet memories of ac-tibities, associations, ant frienbstips formet turing tte pleasant pears spent at -Riber Jfalls, our ambition toill tube been realist.  tie ©rber of Poofes I £tbm i n is tr ation II Classes III !9ctibitieS IV © r a a n i} a t i o n S V Campus! ILite mn amp us about toljicb toill center in pears to come manp of our fjappiest memories.Wfje Sbministration JJuilbing; tCfje business center of tlje collegeg outi) Campus ©EJinbing toalb anb tfpreabing $ljabeiJortf) Jj aU a unit of the nrto campus 3 f)f Courts peasant place of recreation£ outi) |)all Tljt btoelling place of trafaitionsmr' lacib tljr toaters anb calm tfje sljorr tufjrrr tfjr ciber toibens • $»' K M -Et m bmintetT tion ■PHE administrative department of a col-V£i lege is the center of a complex organization. The successful functioning of this school is due to the efforts of this department to co-ordinate the work of the various units. Since its beginning fifty-four years ago, the school has continually expanded in resources and increased in service until this year it has become a Teachers College, regularly organized on a degree granting basis. The fostering of this growth has ever been the policy of those directing the work of the school. SeventeenRecent P. W. Ramer EighteeniSoarb of ftegentd OFFICERS Edward J. Dempsey -Edgar G. Doudna Solomon Levitan - - President Secretory T reasurer PERSONNEL John C. Kachel -John Callahan -Edward J. Dempsey • Oliver E. Gray -Clough Gates -Mrs. Elizabeth C. Maloney -P. W. Ramer .... Mrs. John A. Aylward - P. J. Smith................ C. R. Falk................. Otto M. Schlabacii - Whitewater Madison Oshkosh PlaUeville Superior Stevens Point River Falls Madison Eau Claire Milivaukee La Crosse NineteenPresident J. H. Ames Twenty 3DEALISM is a priceless virtue; it is an attribute of youth. We must look to the students in our institutions of learning today to keep alive our idealism and to foster those sentiments of honor and loyalty, without which our free institutions cannot endure. American schools and colleges arc the best training grounds for citizenship. The American student entertains a high type of loyalty for his institution. This is one of the splendid things connected with student life. It is a splendid thing for these institutions to have the enthusiastic loyalty of these young men and women, but the chief significance of the kindling of these sentiments lies in the profound influence upon the lives of the students themselves. It is to be hoped that the River Falls Teachers College, its student body and faculty, will always endeavor to create an institutional atmosphere, in which all the higher qualities of citizenship may develop and flourish. Education is consecrated to the betterment of mankind, not to the training of a few selected leaders. In a democracy it is highly important that this fundamental conception be kept clear. No more serious mistake could be made than that our institutions of higher learning be organized and administered in the interest of the select. Education in our country must have as its objective, the improvement of the intellectual and ethical perspective of the great mass of our citizens. We do not need holders of worlds records; we do need the intellectual and ethical elevation of all. bf • . Ticc tn-OncJohn M. May Ticenlv-Two3£%R0FESS0R J. M. MAY came to our school in 1913 as an assistant in the Do partment of Agriculture, which had been started the previous year by Mr. Wells, who was then head of the department. Mr. May is a member of the gradu-ating class of 1910 of the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan. During recent years he has been working for his master's degree at Cornell University. He is a member of Alpha Zeta, an honorary agriculture fraternity, and also the Cornell chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, a national education fraternity. Because of the decided success of Mr. May as a teacher in Nebraska and Minne-sota high schools, Mr. Crabtree, who was president of this school, selected him to come to River Falls as an instructor. Mr. Crabtree made both a wise and a fortunate choice when he chose this man for the position here, as has been evidenced by the progress and development of the Agricultural Department at River Falls since 1913. The department was moved, after lie Imd been here only one year, from the third floor of South Mall into the rooms of North Hall which are so familiar to all of us. It gained prominence at River Falls and recognition throughout this state. In 1918, five years after coming here, lie was rewarded for his devotion to the school and his constructive work by being made head of the department, whose expansion he had fostered. As we compare the two-year course of 1918 with the four-year degree granting course now offered, and the department of a few years ago with the present, which occupies a dozen very well equipped rooms in North Hall, we more thoroughly realize and appreciate the man who stands at the head of that progress. This year, through the combined efforts of the faculty of the department and President Ames, River Falls has been recognized by the State Board of Vocational Education as an institution qualified to train teachers for Smith-Hughes Agriculture Departments. Our school is now one of the two schools in the United States, other than universities, having this recognition. Because of his personal interest in the welfare of the men of his department, Mr. May succeeded in having a Smith-Hughes Agriculture Department made a pari of the River Falls High School. This make actual contact with that type of a department possible for the men of his department while they are at college. They do practice teaching in the regular agriculture classes of a Smith-Hughe School. They carry farm practice projects, supervise project work of high school boys, coach demonstration teams, and become familiar with the organization and methods of conducting a part-time school, in addition to their regular teacher training. Not only has Mr. May worked for the best interests of his department, but he has been an outstanding general asset to the school. His ability as a teacher has raised the standards of River Falls, and his intelligent guidance has contributed largely to the development of our school. The third-year class greatly appreciates the guidance and advice of Mr. May during our years here. We feel especially fortunate in having had him as our advisor, and we like him as advisor, as teacher, as man, and as friend. Rexford S. Mitchell A. M. University of Chicago Civics amt Public Speaking Dean of Men Irma Hatiiorn A. M. Touchers College, Columbia University Dean of Women aS we look back upon this school year I am sure we all feel bas been a good one. It has been our first as a Teachers College; our first in the new building. There has been a splendid spirit of co-operation and a fine atmosphere of friendliness at all times. We have won no state championships, hut our representatives in intercollegiate competition have always been near the top. We have had a good time, but huve not neglected our work. It has been an enjoyable, a profitable, a worthwhile year. I am glad to have hud a part in this year's activities. I am sorry that they are drawing to a close. I regret that I shall not be with you next year; I wish you all happiness and success. gif'll IS teacher-training institution, with its newly-acquired title vtU of Teachers College, is feeling the responsibility of living up to the prestige and the standards that belong to its new rank as a college. Perhaps the greatest test of the value of the training given in a Teachers College is the type of young person, be it young man or young woman, which the institution sends into the teaching field year after vear. Scholastic ability and skill in the classroom are not all that is needed to qualify one as a teacher. At a time when social conventions and standards of conduct are rapidly changing, it take clear thinking, strong conviction and high ideals on the part of young people to direct their living in a way that will bring credit to themselves and their institution as well as to give satisfaction to the community in which they expect to work. Most thinking people believe heartily in the modern ideas of freedom and self-expression, provided an understanding of the true ntcuning of liberty is coupled with this demand for freedom. A democracy places much responsibility for self-direction and self-control upon the individual. Young people of today who have had the advantages of institutions of higher learning arc qualified to carry with them, into their work, the teachings and ideals of their institution. To the graduates of the classes of 1928, go best wishes for their success and unbounded faith in their uhilily to live and to work true to their highest ideals. Tteenty-FoirE. J. Prucha B. S. University of Wisconsin Agriculture, Registrar Arthur N. Johnson B. S. University of Wisconsin Agriculture Roy E. Spriggs B. S. Kansas State Agricultural College Agricultural Mechanics William Segerstrom Stout. Institute Manual Training Walter H. Hunt Ph. Ml Valparaiso University Director, Principals Department James I. Malott A- M. University of Missouri Psychology, Director of Rural Education Twenty-Five James D. Hill M. A. University of Colorado History Maud A. Latta A. M. University of Chicago History II Orville M. Hanna A. B. Franklin College English Nelle L. Schlosser Boston School of Expression English, Expression L. Lucile Haddow A. M. University of Wisconsin English Richard B. Eide A. B. University of Minnesota English Twenty-SixRudolph A. Karges Ph. M. University of Wisconsin Chemistry, Director High School Department James P. Jacobson M. S. University of Wisconsin Physics Glen P. Junkman Ph. B. University of Wisconsin Mathematics Margaret F. Chapman A. M. University of Wisconsin Mathematics Bessie B. McCauley M. S. Purdue University Biology State Edith E. Weberg Normal School, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Home Economics Twenty-SevenCharles G. Stratton A. B. Michigan Normal College Geology, Geography Erasmus A. Wiiitenack A. B. Rutgers College Languages Alberta M. Greene Teachers College, Columbia University Art Helen Druley Chicago Academy of Fine Arts Assistant in Art Marshall Diebolo B. S. University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Bethine March Smith Iowa State Teachers College Physical Education Twenty-EightMarvin D. Geere Warren Conservator)’ of Music Music Vera B. Arnold Hastings College Conservatory of Music Music Cara Amelia Wharton Diploma, MacPhail School of Musk History of Music, Theory, Piano Mary B. Kimball Diploma, Library School University of Wisconsin Librarian Nelle Goble Student Eastern Illinois Normal School Assistant Librarian Mary Bradley Library School, University of Wisconsin Assistant Librarian Tteenty-XIneRussell Johnston i . B. Washington and Jefferson College Director Training School Mabel L. Bridges A. B. University of Nebraska Supervisor Elementary Grades ! Nathalie Delander University of Minnesota Geography and History, Junior High School Principal Junior High School Dorothea E. Birdsell . M. University of Wisconsin English, Junior High School I Mabel Jorstad State Normal School, River Falls. Wisconsin Rural Critic Augusta Thomas River Falls State Normal School Fifth and Sixth Grade Critic Thirty B. Louise Hilder Stale Teachers College, St. Cloud Fourth Grade Critic Adeline C. Patton College, Columbia Third Grade Critic Irma B. Armstrong A. M, Teachers College, Columbia University Second Grade Critic Dena Reinertson National Kindergarten and College, Chicago First Grade Critic Esther Johnson Clerk Blanche Vanberc Clerk Thirty-OneThirty-Three John Burke Edith Pritchett OFFICERS John Burke..............................President Edith Pritchett.........................Vice President Ruth Fuller.............................Secretary-Treasurer Faculty Advisor - - • Mr. Karges R. A. Karges iO V I I Thirty-Four)t Senior Class Htf’OH I lie first time in our history u fourth year graduating class appears in the mV pages of the Me!elean. The graduation of this class marks the beginning of an era in the history of the River Fulls State Teachers College. The member of this group will occupy a position comparable to that of the first graduating class in 1879. With the granting of degrees to these first candidates, our school lakes it rightful place among the Teacher Colleges of the country'. Nine year ago the Meletean. for the first time, contained a small section listing five student a Seniors in the three year course. With each passing year this class grew in numbers and importance. Two year ago this group had become o large and exercised so commanding an influence that it was given the active business and financial management of the Meletean. No one who has observed this growth and development can doubt that within a very few year the Seniors of the four year course will be u numerous and important group in our college. The same influence that led to the rapid growth of the three year department cl our school will permeate the growth of the four ycur courses. Chief among these influence is the demnnd for adequate training of high school teacher . Ten years ago Normul School graduates of good scholarship and personality were elected to high school positions after two years of training. Today the three year courses are regarded everywhere a only a passing phase of preparation for high school teaching. Each year the demand is becoming more insistent for complete training in a full four year course. For several year it ha been evident that the Normal Schools must offer a four year course or leave the field of high school teaching to others. Under the leadership of Senator Hunt the legislature of 1926 authorized the Normal Schools to grant degrees and changed their official designation to State Teachers Colleges. The River Falls school did not rush precipitately into this field. The school adminiRlration held that the future of the school and the best interests of its alumni domunded that quality of work and not number of degrees granted be the criterion in this new field. In some purls of the State it was feared that candidate for degrees in the State Teacher Colleges would be largely those who had failed in teaching or those who feared the requirement- of the University. Such has not been the case at River Fall . The present cla»» is composed of strong student and successful teachers. Its member have realised that merely attending school another year could not be made the basis of granting a degree. They have been not only willing but zealous to take the most advanced senior collrgr subject offered in their held. Without exception, the scholastic record made by tlir-e -eniors during their fourth year has been the best of their course. Under the leader-hip of President John Burke, they have upheld the finest traditions of the school in both academic work and in outside activities.. That the River Falls Teachers College will find its first class of four year graduates a credit and a support to the institution is the confident expectation of their class advisor. Tilrty-WrrAlbert Belisle Balsam Lake, Wisconsin History and Foreign Language John C. Burke Casco. i«con»in Agriculture 3 El .ISLE was horn up where the Eskimos live. His igloo is at Balsam l.ikr. Wisconsin. Descend ing from a hardy race of Frenchmen, he was aide to withstand the ice and snow of the north country. After graduating from the local grade and high school, he decided to come to Here he took a degree course in history and foreign languages. While at Hirer • V______________________________________« ..i__i . .Li.!..___i i.:..______I______ i. . :__I Kivrr Fulls. Falls he participated in different club and school activities and in hi senior year hc_acquired a fondness for Professor Mitchell's Itonm. Of course he was never here alone! Belisle is a hard worker and has the makings of a good teacher. We are sure that his ability will make him a success and a credit to Hiver Falls. 2. 3. Cixic Chib I. 2. 3; Oi| ni»lion Baakelball Si Tisch 2. 3: Tcnni 3: Hom Oiiilii Committee I. 32 UUKK is a typical Irishman from the Ireland of America, in other words. Casco. It was i in this metropolis that he first won renown as a speaker. In the summer of 1923 Burke was given his high school diploma. Marquette University was his first step toward a higher education. Because this school was loo small to allow John to display his talents, he moved to River Falls. Here he was soon recognised as u man with great ability. Ilia work in forensics, agriculture, and in school organizations placed him as n lender in his class and in the school. After finishing the three year course, lie decided to teach school. During his year of leaching at Belleville. Wisconsin, he became so homesick for River Falls that he decided to come hack to his Alina Mater. Again lie fitted into the school life, and did Ins best for the school, lie-will huve the distinction of being the president of the first fourth class to graduate from the River Fulls Slate Teachers College. Mirqurlle lliilvoi.ltv 1; N. C. A. 1. 2. 3. «. Pie.ldcnt I: Airlfalllan I. 2. 3. 4. Tiea.urcr 2; Forciule "K" Club 4. I'lfidcui 4: Cln» Picaldrsl 3. 4; Onanliallon Ba»k«l.all 1. 2. Ba»eba I I. Si Debate 1. 2. 3. 4: Eitempore Speech 1. 2. 3| Oratory 2. 3. 4; 1 33 Mdetean: Student Voice 4 s Victory Day Comm litre Chairman 3. Ilnmeromlns Coinmllico Chairman 4; “Three Wiw Foola 4. o Thirty-SixRuth Fuller River Kalla, Wisconsin English Khinkiiakt E. Gruber Stanley, Wiaconain Science Jc L'TH FULLER ia one of our local products who will be turned out from a degree course ' this year. Her pinafore day were spent in River Falls. Liking the town and not wishing to leave the shadow of her ancestral home, she decided to attend the local teachers college. Here she became very active in school organizations and classes. She has been taking the high school course and intends to be a teacher of English. Her ability to apply herself and to pull down u good grade certainly ranks her among the foremost students of her class. We can take it for grunted thin she will make 11 good pedagogue, for we know the ability which she possesses. Y. W. :. A. I. 2, 3, 1; Soon!Illy of Alumni Association I; Mo.-un Club St G. O. P. I. 2. 3, 4| Class Secretary-Treasurer 4. dX RUBER was brought up in the village of Stanley. Whether or not that fact accounts for ™ his pleasing personality we do not know. If, however, he is a typical Stanley young man, then that town is to be envied. After earning for himself high honors and a host of friends in the Stanley High School, he came to River Falls. He was scientifically bent and took the three year Science and Principals course. After finishing his three years of hard work, he secured the principalship of the Sheldon Stale Graded and Junior High Schools. He very ably handled that Eit ion for two years, and this year came back to his Alma Mater for his degree in Science. ile he has been with u» hr has made a fine showing. He has ranked well up in his studies; he has been a worker in the N. C. A., and was president of that organization this year; he has played on several organization basketball teams and has taken part in all forms of intramural athletics. Perhaps the biggest statement that can be made of any man is. "those of us who know him best like him most.” We can certainly say this of Gruber. His ready smile will always be his asset. We know he will meet with success, because a man with his friendliness always does. X. C. A. 1. 2. 3. I; It Oieaniaaiion Basketball 1. 2. 1 I; OtMntlw ImUII 1. 2. 3: Social C-----1-----4: SaiXrwnul Cctcfciaiiaa 3. Thirli Setea Alice A. Hasler Scandinavia, Wisconsin Biological Science Edwin A. Johnson River Falls, Wisconsin Agriculture a LICK HASLER was born ai Scandinavia. Wisconsin. Her years of school have been changeful and varied. While in her home town, she attended the local grammar school and later the Scandinavia Academy. Wanting to gel into a Scandinavian school she decided to go to St. Olaf. Her year in the .Minnesota College was not to her liking, so she decided to try a Wisconsin Teachers College. Stevens Point was her first choice. Here she graduated from the three vear science course. Her next step was to teach a few years in a Wisconsin school. After this she decided to gel a degree. Her aim was to prepare herself to leach biological science in a Smith. Hughes High School and. as she could do this at River Falls, she came here. Also. Alice says, while at Stevens Point she acquired great respect for the Falls, because we always beat the Point. She fell that -lie wanted to be on the winning side one year at least. Alas for Alice,— this was the one year we didn’t win. Alice will be the first girl to receive a degree from the Biological Science Course at River Falls. Si. Olaf College 1. Sloven, Polm 2. 3; Y. W. C. A. 4: G. A. A. 4. €1) JOHNSON is a quiet lud, hut he certainly is a whiz when it comes to school work. His line is agriculture, but nevertheless he is able to outshine most of the history and economics students in school. He was brought up in the quiet, peaceful college atmosphere of River rails. After going to the local high school, he decided to try the Normal. While here he has been a very good student and has excelled in ability to get "A's." lie has been a very active member of the Agrifullian and the Y. M. C. A. For the past two years lie has very ably filled the position as herdsman at the Normal Farm. This fact has made evident that he not only has ability to do his stuff in the class room, but can equally well do it in actual practice. If Ed makes us good a teacher us he has a student, and he no doubt will, any school will be proud to claim him as a member of .its teaching force. y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. 4. Treasurer 3. Cabinet I: Aiiiifalliin 1. 2. 3. I. Treasurer 1, Vicc-l'ri««litonl 2. TMrivEiohti) (I ft Marcel K. Bynum Baldwin, Wisconsin Mathematics anil Science Edith Pritchett River Falls, Wisconsin History anil English YJF HIS young man first cried to the moon in a little town in Wisconsin called Baldwin. He grew up in this peaceful, rural community until he was sent out in the world to seek more learning. Instead of being a farmer, our boy decided to be a scientist. Being a man of great judgment, he decided to start hi career at River Falls. Here his ability as an actor was brought out. His work in class and school affairs made him a valuable man. In his third year at school be became manager of one of the best Meleteans ever published. After his three years sojourn at River Falls, he went out on the road a a salesman. Hi duty was to get the shekels out of high school and college students for class rings. After a year of this work he came back to his Alma Mater. This year he has entered a new field called heart study. He has made rapid progress, and it is hoped he will get an A in that course. I.ynum is a good, hard worker, and we know that he will be a credit to the school. Lincolnian 1. 2. 3- 1: CMc Club I. 2. 3: CUm Tr oi«i 2; Oratory I. 2: Hu. I no M.nif, Slrkim 1926: Student Voice I. 2: “Adam and Era" 2. "A Fall Hoarae" 3. "TV Man in the Brain Hal" «. "Emins Drew Indlaycwihlc' I: Vaadoillr I, 2. 3, I. ,EE. but she can ride that horse!" This is always the comment when we see Edith Pritchett riding down the street. This young lady was brought up in the college atmosphere of River Falk. Here she went to the grammar school and high school After two years of work at the Normal, she became discontented, and wanted to see what other schools were like, so she went to the University of Iowa. Edith liked the University, but her love for River Falls was greater. She knew that the old Normal was the ideal place to be. Because of thi she came back to be among the first degree students to graduate from this school. Edith will lie remembered by every student, for many times have we seen her friendly face across the library desk, when she was serving her library methods apprenticeship. Unlvci.it. of Iota 3: Y. W. C. A- 1. 2; C. O. P. -■ X 4: C. A. A. 2: Clara ViccP,„i.Irnt 4: Student Yoke : P'"« Committee S. I L I I ft Thirl y-Sinc ■ r J K Milton J. Sciiuettk Waldo, Wisconsin Howard I. Smith River Fulls, Wisconsin History ami Social Science J I mLCHUEITE is one of those fellows who lives u Ions ways from River Falls,—way down at ” Waldo. Wisconsin. Because he wanted a good course in agriculture he passed over the other teachers colleges, ami came all the way up to River Falls. While he has been with us. lie has been an active member of the Agrifallian Society and the Y. M. C. A. He likes other activities, too, and has played organization baseball and basketball. Although Schuette is very quiet, we have come to know and like him and we feel sure that he has never regretted coming to the Falls. Y. M. C A. I, 3. )| AsiifsIlUn 1, 2. 3, I; Sm.lnn Voice 4. I. SMITH was born and brought up in River Falls. After graduating from the local high school, lie liegan to look around for a school to attend. Knowing the sterling qualities of the Teachers College, and realizing its possibilities, he immediately entered that institution and graduated from the two year course. Last year he returned and is now finishing the degree course. Red's long suit was music, so he joined the band and the glee club. Furthermore he is able to maul a mandolin around and give pretty fair exhibitions on it. Thi» fact he has more than proved in the school vaudevilles, in which he has taken part each of• his four years here. Red goes out as a teacher of history and social science. The ability and energy with which he will carry out his work, will place him among the rising young pedagogues of the time. Hind 3, 41 G!«c Club I. 2, 3. I; CIi.. Treasurer I; KooiIk.II I. 2| Sludrut Social CmsIUU 4; Vaudeville FortyFrank Rademacher Oren W. RoDewald Stanley, Wisconsin Elmwood, Wisconsin Science 9 MOVIE "fadeoui' of Kudemacher in his teens would reveal the favored son of a little Wisconsin City. We would see him as a star in every branch of athletics. He was the Joesting and Babe Ruth of his town all rolled in one. In looking for new fields to conquer he picked out River Falls. Here he was a member of three State Champion-hip football teams. lie was one of the best ends in the conference. His prowess as an entertainer is not to be despised. He strum- a mean ukelele. and is very good on other stringed instruments. Rady is a fine athlete and will make a good teacher. We wish him the best of luck as head king of a class room. X. C. A. 1. 2. 3. I: "R" Club I; Foothill I. 2. 3. .Awsui Coach 3. «: Vaudeville I. ODEWALD is the big boy from Elmwood In this local atmosphere he waxed great and strong, a star in athletics and the town hero. Four years ago he set sail for River Fall He had decided to enter the field of teaching and become an awe-insp.nng ped »e.Wbat M school he has been one of the best linesmen that River Falls has ever seen. H.s « » » high school football team. All we can say « . dont 100 ht,d on ,hr k,d Y. M. C. A. 2. 3. 4: "R” Club 4; Football 3. 4. PortvOneForty-Twoa L Forty-ThreeJames Casey Robert Smith Firsl Semester OFFICERS Second Semester James Casey President Robert Smith Archie Paulson .... Vice President • Thomas Barry Portia Hill Secretary Helen Hughes Floyd Mullendore Treasurer Donald Olson Faculty Advisor - Mr. May Forty-Four)t Junior Class hTHE Junior Class is a group made up of those students who are completing one of the three year courses for high school teachers and supervisors. This class begun its career in the IIIvor Falls Teachers College with about one hundred ninety students, but as a graduating class now there aic about fifty-two students. Many of the students that entered ns freshmen in 1925 have graduated from a one or two year course, which makes the present third year class smaller in number than the first or second year groups. As a large group the class began its career under the able guidance of Mr. May. During the freshman year it was rather difficult to produce many outstanding people, due to the fact that the upper classmen have the preference. However, to say that the year of 1925 was not prosperous for this group would not lie just. In public speaking proliably there was a larger representation than in any other activity, because four of the six debaters were chosen from this group, as well as the stale champion and interstate champion in extempore speech—Marshall Norseng. The football, basketball, and other athletic teams secured their share of plavrs. In order to prepare the various celebrations of the year, the freshmen gave their loyal support and efforts to make them a success. It was during the second year that the six debaters. John Davison, Marshall Norseng. Roliert Smith, Thomas Harry, Bernard Morton, and Donuld Olson, were the members of the stale championship team. Again Marshall Norseng distinguished himself by winning first pluce in the Stale Oratorical Contest and second in the Interstate Contest-With James I.andis us chairman of the prom committee, the prom of 1927 was considered a very great success. Among our members who are interested in dramatics, and are seen in the staging of the plays are the debaters and Velma Dunn. This group is musically inclined, with Herbert Chapman in the boys' quartette and Vivian Vassau in the girls' quartette. It was during this year that the school was exceptionally fortunate in gaining practically every championship in which there were any contestants. The class of 1928 can take much pride, because it was represented in the various contests and did much to cooperate in celebrating the victories. Two years had pa -d since the group entered as freshmen with no record, but as the third year went on the achievements were both marked and numerous. Although the first two years were extremely successful, it is during the third year that the most important events lake place. Forensics again have practically the same representatives. It is a privilege to have the captain of the football team. Kurt Wcnnrrberg. as a member of our class as well a Karl Weber. Flovd Mullendore. and Truman Glass, who played on the football team for three years. The two members of the basketball team from our number were Clayton Case and James Landis. The Melelran of 1928 is published by the class of 1928 with Vic Peterson as Editor-in-Chief and Marshall Norseng. Business Manager. The class play will be presented by members of this group together with the cooperation of the second year class. The scholastic standing of the Junior Class is very high, as shown by the large number of names on the honor roll during the three years. This group has never failed to respond to any call for cooperation in the progress of the school. • ForUj-Fi reDonald Bannister - - Glenwood City Science and Mechanics Milwaukee Stale Teachers College 1; Y. M. C. A. 2, 3; Lincolnian 2, 3; Social Committee 3. Erle E. Barber - - - Arkansaw Agriculture and Principals Y. Mj C. A. 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian 1. 2, 3, President 3; Organization Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2; Track 1; Homecoming Committee 2, 3; “Action” 1. Thomas E. Barry - - - Hammond Mathematics and English Lincolnian 1, 2. 3, Vice-President 2; Civic Club 1; Class Vice-President 3; Debate 1, 2, 3; Extempore Speech 2, 3; Oratory 3; Glee Club I; Band 1; Orchestra 1; Social Committee 1. Scott Canney - - • - Marshfield Mathematics and Science N. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Lincolnian 1. 2, 3; Class President 2; Debate Squad I, 2, 3. 11 » Clayton Case - - - Garden City Agriculture and Principals Gustavus Adolphus College 1; Agrifallian 2. 3; “R” Club 3; Student Voice 3. 7 ;1 o Fortu-SixJames Casey - - New Richmond Agriculture and Mechanics N. C. A. 1, 2. 3, President 2; Lincolnian 1. 2. 3, Secretary 2; Agrifallian 1. 2. 3; Band 1, 2; Class President 3; Debate Squad 1, 2, 3; Student Voice 2; Homecoming Committee 2. Herbert W. Chapman • - River Falls Agriculture and Science Y. M. C. A. 2. 3; Agrifallian 1, 2. 3: Band 1. 2. 3; Orchestra 1. 2. 3; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Quartet 1. Lloyd Clemmons • - Barron History and Science Augsburg College 1; Y. M. C A. 1, 2; Civic Club 2, 3, Vice-President 3; “Bab 3. John W. Davison - River Falls History and Social Science Lincolnian 1, 2, 3, President 1; Forensic ”ir Club 3; Class President 1; Debate 1. 2. 3: Extempore Speech I; “Action" 1, "Polly With a Past" 1, “Bab" 2. "Three Wise Fools" 3. Catherine Conrad - - - Hammond History and English College of St. Benedict 1. 2; N. C. A. 3; G. A. A. 3; Basketball 3. Forty-SevenVelma H. Dunn - River Falls History and English V. W. C. A. 3; G. 0. P. 1, 2, 3; Mozart Club 2. President 2; Homecoming Com mittec 2; Prom Committee 2; Victory Day Committee 1; “Burglar” 1; “The Whole Town’s Talking” 2; “Evening Dress Indispensable” 3; Vaudeville 2, 3. Henry W. Duxbury - - - Hixton Agriculture and Principals Appleton Business College 1; Agrifallian 1, 2, 3; Track 2. 3; Student Voice 1. Edna Erickson • - - River Falls English and Languages Y. W. C. A. 1, 2. 3; G. A. A. 1; Baseball 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Quartet 2. 3. Roman Fait .... River Falls Science N. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Organization Basketball 1, 2, 3. Florence Farrell - - River Falls Primary N. C. A. 1, 2; Treasurer 2. Forty-Eight 1 ft Marie Flekke - Mondovi History and Languages Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Finance Committee 1. Ruth Foley .... River Falls History and English N. C. A. 1, 2, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, Captain 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3, Captain 2; Volleyball 1. 2, 3; Orchestra 2, 3; Band 2. Elmwood Robert Gardiner Principals University of Wisconsin 1; Y. M. C. A. 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Band 1. 2, 3, President 2; Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 2; Homecoming Committee 1. 2; Social Committee 3. President 3; Vaudeville 1, 2, 3, Student Manager 3; Operetta 3. Charlotte Gibbons • - • Cable History and English Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Aurelia 1, 2. Theodore Goble - - River Falls Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. Cabinet 3; Lincolnian 1, 2, 3, Secretary-Treasurer 2; Debate Squad 1, 2; Orchestra 1, 2; Band 1, 2; Prom Committee 2; Vaudeville 1, 2. For lu-Sine Glen Hansen - - - Balsam Lake Mathematics and Mechanics Y. M. C. A. 2. 3; Organization Basketball 2, 3; Tennia 2. 1 n Ralph E. Hardinc - - Bay City Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1. 3, Cabinet 3; Lincolnian 2, 3; Civic Club 1, 2; 1928 Meletean. m 11 Ik Portia Hill .... River Falls Mathematics and Science Y. W. G A. 1. 2, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2. 3; Class Secretary 3; Basketball 1, 3; Volley ball 3; 1928 Meletean. J Helen Huches - River Falls Mathematics and History N. C. A. 1, 2, 3; G. 0. P. 3; G. A. A. 1; Class Secretary 3; 1928 Meletean; Announcement Committee 3. Lois Hunt .... River Falls Mathematics and History Y. W. C. A. 3: G. O. P. 1. 2. 3. Vice-President 2, President 3; G. A. A. 2. 3; Mozart Club 2: Class Treasurer 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 2, 3; 1928 Meletean: Social Committee 1; Homecoming Committee 2; Victory Day Committee 2; Prom Committee 2; Vaudeville 1, 2, 3. PHt Oliver King .... Menomonie Mathematics and History Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Football 2; Baseball 2, 3. James Landis • Si. Paul, Minnesota Y. M. C. A. 3; “R” Club 3; Basketball 2, 3; Baseball 2. 3; Social Committee 2; Prom Chairman 2; Vaudeville 3. Emma Larson - - - River Falls History and English Aurelia 1, 2. Doris Lund.............................Amery Mathematics and History University of Minnesota 1, 2; Y. W. C. A. 3; G. A. A. 3; Basketball 3. Lucile Malott - - - River Falls History and English Y. V. C. A. 1, 2, 3. Vice-President 2; Aurelia 1, 2. 3. President 1; Glee Club 2, 3; 1928 Meletean; Student Voice 2; “Three Wise Fools” 2, “Our Aunt from California” 2.saw n Irma Martin .... Hammond Mathematics and English Taylor University. Upland, Indiana 1; Y. W. C. A. 3: G. A. A. 2. 3; Basketball 2. 3: Baseball 2; Volleyball 3. Alma B. Mayer .... Hudson Mathematics and English Y. W. CA.1,2, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2; Mozart Club 1, 2; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Class Vice-President 2. Marian Miller Elk Mound Mathematics and Science Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Aurelia 1, 2. Secretary I; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, Treasurer 1; Class Secretary 2; Baseball 1, 2; Basketball 1. 3; Volleyball 1. 3. Richard Mooney - - River Falls Principals and English Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, Treasurer 3; Lincolnian 2. 3; Civic Club 1. 2; .Mozart Club 1, 2; Student Voice 2. W Alice Brown Moore Junior High Y. W. C. A. 2. Ellsworth Fifty-TwoViola Floyd M. Mullendore Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. Secretary 3; “R” Club 3; Orchestra 3; Class Treasurer 3; Football 1. 2, 3; Organization Basketball 1, 2, 3. Gaylord T. Mullendore - - Viola Agriculture and Science Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; “R" Club 3; Agri-fallian 1, 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3; Baseball 2, 3. Alvin C. Nelsen - - Balsam Lake Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1. 2, 3: Organization Basketball 1, 2; Baseball 1. 2, 3; Student Voice 3. Marshall Norsenc - - River Falls History and Social Science Lincolnian 1, 2, 3; Forensic “R” Club; Civic Club 1, 2; Class President 1; Debate 1, 2, 3; Extempore Speaker 1; Oratory 2, State Champion 2; 1928 Mcletean; Homecoming Committee 1, 2, 3; Victory Day Committee 1, 2. Clarence Nyht .... Alrnena Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, President 2, Cabinet 3; Lincolnian 1, 2, Vice-President 2; Agrifallian 1. 2. 3. Treasurer 3; Baseball 1, 2; 1928 Mcletean; Student Voice 3; Homecoming Committee 2. Fifty-ThreeHistory and English Lincolnian 1, 2, 3, President 2, Secretory-Treasurer 1; Civic Club 1; Class Vice-President 2, Secretary 3; Cheer Leader 2, 3; Debate 1, 2, 3: Extempore Speech 3; Oratory 1. 2, 3; 1928 Meletean; Homecoming Committee 1. 2. 3; Victory Day Committee 2; “Three Wise Fools" 3. Theodore Olson .... Pepin Mathematics and Mechanics Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3; Organization Basketball 2; Baseball 1. 2, 3; Homecoming Committee 1. Meric V. Overman Balsam Lake Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1, 2; Lincolnian 1, 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Tennis 2. 3; Organization Basketball 1, 2. 3; 1928 Meletean; Prom Committee 2. VI Archie Paulson - - Mt. Horeh Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 3; Lincolnian 1. 2; “R" Club 2; Class Vice-President 3; Organization Basketball 1. 2, 3; Baseball 2, 3. Gladys Paulson - - River Falls Mathematics and English Fifty-FourMinnie Pedersen • - River Falls Junior High School Y. W. C. A. 1, 2. 3; C. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Vice-President 1, Treasurer 2. Victor L. Peterson - - Milltown Agriculture and Principals Y. M. CA.1,2, 3. Cabinet 3; Agrifallian I, 2. 3. President 2. Treasurer 3; Class Treasurer 1, President 2; Editor-in-Chief Melelean 1928; Student Voice 2. 3; Prom Committee 2. Walter Pearson • River Falls History and Mechanics Y. M. CA.2,3; Vaudeville 1. 2. 3: “Polly With a Past” 2; "A Full House" 1; "The Whole Town’s Talking” 2; “Three Wise Fools" 3. Ernest G. Reed - - - Clear Lake Mathematics and History Taylor College 1. 2; Y. M. C. A. 3. Sidney Scoville .... Almena History and English Y. M. C- A. 1. 2; Lincolnian 1. 2. 3; Civic Club 1, 2, President 2; Editor-in-Chief 1927 Melelean; Student Voice 3; Homecoming 2, Committee 2, 3; Vaudeville 2. Student Manager 3. Fifty-Five Loyal Jesse Smith ..... Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian 1, 2, 3. Robert C. Smith • - - River Falls History and Social Science Y. M. C. A. 3; Lincolnian 1, 2, 3; Forensic “R” Club; Civic Club 1, 2; Orchestra 1. 2, 3; Band 1; Glee Club 1, 2; Class President 3; Tennis 1, 2; Debate 1. 2. 3; Social Committee 2; Vaudeville 1; "Action” 1; “Polly With a Past” 2; "Bab” 2; ‘Three Wise Fools” 2. L. D. Strong .... Lake Mills Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A. 3; Agrifallian 1, 2, 3; Victory Day Committee 2; “Clarence” 1. Ford Thurston - - - Portage Agriculture and Mechanics Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian 1, 2. 3. Secretary 2, President 3; Track 1, 2. 3. Vivian Vassau - - - River Falls English and History Macalester College 1; Y. W. C. A. 2; G. 0. P. 1. 2, 3; Glee Club 1. 2; Lyric Club 3. President 3; Quartet 1. 2. 3; Mozart Club 1, 2; Student Voice 3; Vaudeville 1, 3. Fifty-Sixu Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian 1, 2, 3, Secretary 2; Organization Basket hull 1, 2; Student Voice 3. Earl Weber - - Si. Paul, Minnesota Languages and Mechanics Y. M. C. A. 1. 2, 3; Football 1. 2. 3; Track 1. 2; Chairman Student Social Committee 2; Vaudeville 1; 2, 3. Kurt Wennerberc - - Shell Lake Mathematics and Science Y. M. C A. 1, 2, 3. Treasurer 3; “R" Club 3. Vice-President 3; Football 1. 2, 3. Captain 3; Prom Committee 2. Stella Pedersen - - - River Falls History and English Y. W. C. A. % 2, 3, 4. Vice-President 3, Treasurer 3. 4; Civic Club 2. 3. Treasurer 3; Volleyball 2; Basketball 2. 3; Social Committee 2; “Daddy Long Legs” 3. Orville J. Tostrud - • River Falls Principals Y. M. C A. 1, 2, Secretary 1, Treasurer 2. Fifty-Seven I 3» Fifty-EightFifty-SineSixtySixty-OneLyle Lamphere William Hunt First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Lyle Lamphere .... President • William Hunt Lewis Troyer Vice President - • - - - Irwin Taylor Martin Abrahamsen - Secretary - - - Esther Bailey Mabel Jacobson - - - T reasurer • Mary Burke Faculty Advisor Mr. Stratton p Charles G. Stratton Sixtu-TKO- 4| Cbr ifcoptjomorr Class JIT W O years ago iIm h -i»i class in ihr history of the River Falls Stale Teachers College hi tried the rollege as Freshmen, The most outstanding characteristics of this group of people were that they excelled in athletic ability, and each individual felt a personal responsibility for tbe success of the class. In their second year, with the assistance of a very capable advisor. Mr. C. G. Stratton, and presidents. I.vie Lamphere and William Hunt, the class carried out its main project lor the year, the annual Junior Promenade, besides the participation on the part of individuals in the extra-curricular activities. George White, the Prom Chairman, with the assistance of Lyle Lamphere. Gerald Manion. Vivian Chlnnock. and Mable Thorpe, and other members of the class, put on a very unusual and successful dance in which the modernistic idea was carried out to the most minute detail. As individuals, the members of the second year class have made exceptionally good records in athletics, music, and in the leadership of college organizations. The athletic record of this class has been exceptional; of the eighteen letlcrmcn in football, twelve were members of the second year class. They were captain-elect Gerald Manion, Norbert Manion. Herman Hagrstad. William Hunt. Raphael Farrell. Le Roy Luberg. Frank Standish, Wendell Claflin. Max Klrmper, John MacDonald, and Olaf Jenson. Raymond Bliss was captain of the basketball team, which was made up of six sophomores, namely: Gerald Manion. William Hunt, Harold Segerstrom. Frank Standish. and Norbert Manion. who was elected captain for 1928-29. The base ball captain, Wendell Claflin. was also a second year man. In his team were six fellow-classmen. William Biss. John MacDonald, Norman Kahl, Raymond O'Malley, Gerald Manion, and Leo Schnur. Music was another activity in which this class excelled. Eleanor Borncr. Charles Consclnian. Hoyt Johnson, and Joe Cliopp were experienced members of the orchestra, and. with the exception of Eleanor Borncr, they were also members of the band. Mildred Thomson, pianist for the Young Women's Christian Association, was also accompanist for the girls’ quartettes, of which two members. Marcella Oilman and Claudia Vassau. were second year women. Agnes McClurg and Margaret O'Brien were members of another popular quartette. A large number of second year women and men took part in the dances and special features of the vaudeville. Archie Mueller and I Roy Luberg were members of “Henry's Quartette" which was the feature of several “Pep Fesis" and the vaudeville. In the organizations of the school. this cla« has had an unusual number of leaders. Mary Burke and Mary Catone were presidents of the Normal Catholic Association. Burton Karges was president of the Young Men' Christian Association. Gertrude Potter was president of the Young Women's Christian Association, and -lie was assisted by a cabinet of second year women with one exception. Norma Haunschild and Helen Hawkins were presidents of the Girls' Athletic Association. Elaine Forsyth and Evelyn Jenson were presidents of Aurlia. and 1-r Roy Luberg was president of the Lincolnian Debating Society. The editor of the “Student Voice.” Wroc Wolfe, had two classmate, on hi staff; Mary Catone was a news writer, and Elmer Ncl on was Business Manager. Besides participating in extra-curricular activities, the member of thi» da have not failed in scholarship. An unusually large number were on the honor roll each term. If the second year class has furthered in any way the spirit of our college, and if it has helped to place it among the leading colleges of the state, the class lias not failed to accomplish Its purpose in organization. 4 it v Sixty ThtrrWilma Aase Mondavi I Primary Y. W. G. A. 2; Aurelia 2; G. A. A. 2. Josephine Anderson - - Bay City Primary ' Y. W. C. A. 1; Rural Life Club 1; G. A. A. 1. 2; Glee Club 1, 2. Dorothy Bourn - - - Downing Intermediate Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Glee Club 1. Vivian Bourn .... Downing Intermediate Y. W. C. A. 1, 2. Hazel V. Brusse - - Baldwin Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1; G. 0. P. 1, 2. II I Si I') Eva Buckley Rock Elm Grammar N. C. A. 1. 2; G. A. A. 1. 2. Mary Burke...........................Casco Primary Milwaukee State Teachers College 1; N. C. A. 2, President 2; G. A. A. 2; Class Treasurer 2; Homecoming Committee 2. Pauline Casey .... Ellsworth Primary N. C. A. 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2; Victory Day Committee 1. Ruth Claflin - Mondovi Primary Y. W. C. A. 2; Aurelia 2. Lillian Clark - • - Clear Lake Primary Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; G. A. A. 2; Lyric Club 2; Volleyball 2. Sixty-FiveMary Cotone ■ - - Cumberland Intermediate N. C. A- 1, 2, President 1; Civic Club 1; G. 0. P.. 2, Treasurer 2; Mozart Club 1; Student Voice 1. 2; Homecoming Commit tee 2. Nellie Claude - - Si. Croix Falls Advanced Rural Y.W.CA.1; Aurelia 2; G. A. A. 1. 2; Rural Life Club 1. 2. Dorothy Corey - Osceola Intermediate Superior State Teachers College; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2; G. A. A. 2; Glee Club 1; Homecoming Committee 1. Madyln Denzer - - Glenwood City Primary Y. W. C. A. i, 2. Mary Dunbar .... Emerald Primary N. C. A. 1, 2. Sixty-SixFrances E. Dunn St. Paul, Minn. Primary N. C. A. 1. 2; Glee Club 1. John Dzubay .... Clayton Grammar Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. Cabinet 2; Cheer Leader 2; Glee Club 1, 2. Clara Falteisek Primary N. C. A. 2. River Falls Borghild Felsted - - Colfax Primary Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; G. 0. P. 1, 2. Anne E. Filipa .... Boyceville Primary Y. W. C. A. 2. Sixty-Seven Elsie Fleminc . p„ • ?eP n Advanced Rural Y. W. C. A. 1; Aurelia 2. Winifred Gilman . . . Gilmanton Y. Grammar W. C A. 1. 2; G. A. A. L 2; Club 1; Basket hull 1; Baseball 1. Glee Nettie Grotenhuis - - - Baldwin Primary Y. W. C. A. 1. 2; G. O. P. 2; G. A. A. I. 2; Basketball 1. 2; Baseball 1. 2; Tennis 1. 2. Genevieve M. Hagc - - Ellsworth Grammar Y. W. C A. 2; G. O. P. 1. 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, Secretary 2; Glee Club 1. 2. Secretary 2; Vaudeville 2. Loretta Hanley • - - Mondovi Grammar N. C- A. 1. 2; Aurelia 2; G. A. A. 2. Sixty-Eight Primary V Anna Hawkins Grammar N- C. A. 1. 2. i I Ruby Iverson - - . Spring Valley Advanced Rural Y. W. C A. 1, 2; Rural Life 1, 2. I ! H Mabel Jacobson - - . Cumberland Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, Devotional Chairman 2; C. 0. P. 1. 2; G. A. A. 1; Glee Club 1; Mozart Club 1; Cluss Treasurer 2- Evelyn Jensen .... Mi! I town Intermediate Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Aurelia 2; President 2; G. A. A. 1; Glee Club 1. Sixty-SineThelma Hovde Spring Valley Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1, 2. Treasurer 2; Aurelia 1. 2; Glee Club 1. Ellen Joyce .... River Falls Primary N. C. A. 1, 2; Mozart Club 1. Elsie Kreuziger .... Roberts Grammar G. A. A. 2; Volleyball 2. Alice Kuhnly .... Webster Intermediate Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Aurelia 1, 2; Treas-urer 1. Cora Larson Y. W. C. A. G. A. - - - Spring Valley Intermediate 1, 2; G. 0. P. 2, Secretary 2; A. 1. 2; Vaudeville 2. SeventyKatherine A. Martin - New Richmond Junior High N. G A. I) 2; G. A. A. 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2; Meletcan Vaudeville 1. Madge L. Martin - - Spring Valley Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Secretary 2; Glee Club 1; 1928 Melctean. Mary Martin - - - River Falls Primary Aurelia 1. Pauline McLaughlin - River Falls Intermediate N. C. A. 1, 2; Mozart Club 1; Glee Club 1; G. 0. P. 2; G. A. A. 1, 2; Aurelia 1, 2. Margaret McNabb • Shell Lake Intermediate Y. W. C. A. 1, 2: G. A. A. 1. 2; Basketball 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2; Volleyball 1, 2; Tennis 1. Seventy-OneThelma Mears 1 Pepin Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, Cabinet 2; G. A. A. 1. 2, Vice-President 2. % Helen Merriman - River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A. I; 2; Aurelia 1; C. 0. P. 2; Glee Club 1. Gladys Mondor - - • Doardman Intermediate N. G A.. 1. 2, Vice-President I; G. A. A. 1. I’l . Agnes Neppl .... Ellsworth Intermediate N. C. A. 1, 2; G. 0. P. 1, 2; Basketball 1; Glee Club 1, 2, Treasurer 2. Margaret O’Brien - New Richmond Primary N. G A. 2; G. 0. P. 2; Glee Club 1. 2; Mozart Club 1; Quartette 1, 2; Vaudeville 1; Operetta 2. Seventy-TiroEula Ocilvie St. Croix Falls Primary Polk County Normal 1; Y. W. C. A. 2. Lillian Otterson - - • Deer Park Primary Y. W. C. A. 1. 2; G. A. A. 1. 2; Baseball 1. 2; Volleyball 1, 2. Esther Pederson Primary Y. W. C. A. 1. Prairie Farm 2. Mildred Peterson Primary Y. W. C. A. 2. River Falls Phyllis Petrie - . . River Fa U Intermediate Aurelia 2; Glee Club 1. 2. Seeenty-T irt Woodville Dora M. Olson Intermediate G. A. A. 1, Gertrude Potter - - - Washburn Grammar Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, President 2, Cabinet 1; Class Secretary 1; Student Voice 2- Dacmar Rasmussen - - - Wiihec Intermediate Stevens Point State Teachers College 1: Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; G. A. A. 1. Aleda Richardson - - Maiden Rock Intermediate Evelyn Sansburn - - - River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A. 1. 2; G. 0. P. 1, 2, Treasurer 2; Glee Club 1. Secretary 1; Class Treasurer 1; “The Whole Town’s Talking” 1. Seventy-Pour mm 1 Ruby H. Solum .... Cheiek Grammar Y. W. C. A. X, 2; Aurelia 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, Treasurer 2; Glee Club 1. 2. fi Janet D. Stowell • St. Paul, Minn. Intermediate Washburn County Normal 1; G. A. A. 2; Vaudeville 2. Florence Swartz - - - Wausau Primary Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Aurelia 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2. Mabel C. Thorpe - • • Stanley Intermediate Y. W. C- A. 1, 2; G. 0. P. 2; G. A. A. 1. 2; Glee Club 1; Homecoming Committee 2. A dime Tobiassen - - River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A. 1. 2: G. A. A. I, 2. Seventy-FiveI 4 Gertrude Urnes .... Nelson Y. W. C. A. 1. 2: G. 0. I 1. 2. Secretary 2; G. A. A. 1. Margaret White - - - Clear Lake Intermediate G. A. A. 2; Y. W. C A. I. 2; Basketball 1; Baseball 1. ' ■ Marie Wicen .... River falls Primary Y. M. C. A. I; G. 0. P. 1. 2: G. A. A. 1- Lorene K. Witwen - . . Nelson Intermediate N. C. A. 1. 2; G. 0. P. 1, 2; G. A. A. 1. { • yft Lucy McDonald . . . Menomonie Advanced Rural E|aUr 9?'r.C ,No"nal; N- C. A. 1; Rural Life Club 1; G. A. A. 1; Volleyball 1. Ill © Strenfp-Sfx filn ttd £ y}u r t i $ i tfC rUit«Un t f bn iUV . f jtrci'T' e.nse-n, Ptilh:t bc'- iir t Bji.i 'JnrriKI SfKHfj 'SfMWStventy-.Xmeffcynold Mtrxett+O ' net o J »■ Eight o Vassau rtnirllK Ethel Bergseng Maurice Neeley Anna Peterson Alice Pace Rudolph Reich Otto Thompson Eighli OneEighty-TWOEighty-Three Eighty-Fourjfreafimen Eighty-Five r i ft. V,® JRalph Peterson Benjamin West First Semester Ralph Peterson •• Evelyn Rhiel I.ela Mae Wanory Philip Merril Faculty Advisor OFFICERS President Vice President -Secretary Treasurer Second Semester Benjamin West Clarence Alfonse Carl Brakken - Bernard Shields Miss Chapman Marcaret F. Chapman Eighty-Six® fjr Jfrrgfjman Class 3N the fall of 1927 a slightly smaller group of Freshmen entered the River Falls State Teachers College than in the previous year, but, in spite of the handicap of being few in number, they were destined to establish a distinct place in the school. Enrolled at the first class meeting were two hundred twenty-one, who represented all parts of the state. At this meeting Ralph Peterson was elected president, and Miss Chapman wus made class advisor. Benjamin West was elected president for the second semester. The loyalty of these people, as well as that of the rest of the officers, has been deeply appreciated. Although somewhat timid at first, it wasn’t long before the Freshmen began to merit the attention of the upper classmen. Their pep and enthusiasm were first manifested in a very successful party. This was followed by a similar affair in each of the succeeding terms. Every activity in the school was loyally supported by the class. Two men, Clarence Alfonse and Merlin Altenburg, earned R’s in football. This was a comparatively small number, but many Freshman candidates gave the rcgulurs their much needed practice and will serve as valuable material for next year's team. In basketball one man, Merlin Altenburg, made his R, and a large number turned out for the Freshman team. In forensics the class was also well represented, seven going out for debate. Rochelle Farrell, Margaret Hellwcg, Gordon Grimm, and Bernard Shields were on the second debate squad. Eighteen went out for work in dramatics. Several of these took part in the plays put on this year. Band, orchestra, glee clubs, and quartettes all received much support from members of the freshman class. Eighty-Seven3fn JWemortam Uple ®f)omp5on iBalbluin, Wisconsin 1908 1928 “A true friend and a beloved classmate" Eighty-EightEighty-NineNinetySaKU BB Ninety-OneVosoyofc s$« 7 UOSHi » uovtn op-opyefJO omx ii»U!X WSk m ■ 31 uotiflujj • $ Wv nfff Hot« » . 'u.osiw.f'f' nu y •jt jj n »i90 m.fj « (g 0 ‘atmon Jennie L pan Clarence ftawrer fr tf . i l c' Donald fin bund Xinetv-ThrccF y Gorr M' rnr 0» Dm h ) (Ywn '757kr Jofrn A XSnety Four —7KaHor Sbri YttM Ptteh e e MM S iielJ, t'fana V C »a Sanffd - . lifUlta SaW'iT' . Cdfhi-’-in- S. £h° ofmA fr d SviU.nh' j Ninetv-Fieet CfiarMte favl Con3tbKc !homo3 LxIaTThomp MiHecjL lhompi° Lavra Woffle Alfred Voflm H aiihdniivroohar -» '■ XiMiySlx i 1ur. n TFvm ooer Worma lubman R W ' f«'!». 7?rnc r $..6ilbarf fotnClarence Alfonse Gladys Lundberc » Harvey Alness Leonard Madison W Mervon Appleman Ellen MaGnusson Myrlen Altenburg Hazel Massie Bernice Brown Mary Nugent Martin Caturia Gordon Page Sylvester Cooke Clayton Peterson Robert Fritz Lottie Peters Millard Hammond Thomas Runkle Olaf Jensen Dorthea Swartz ■ Vk Reginald Knapp Clara Thompson Carl Knutson Harry Thompson Sidney Laughman Archie Tweit HinetvSevenNinety-EightNinety-Nine %» One HundredctaritiesK t j) I e 111 ss One Hundred OneCoach Marshall Ciebold (Etjr Coactjrs ®HE River Falls athletic teams during the 1927-1928 season were obliged to undergo the handicap of a change in the athletic directorship in the middle of the season. In spite of this handicap, both the football team and the basketball team achieved unusual records of excellence. While neither team won a state championship, both were very near (lie top and were rated among the best teams in the Wisconsin Teachers College conference. Coach B. L. Stanley came to River Falls with an unusually successful record ns a couch of football and basketball teams. Mr. Stanley received his training at Notre Dame and taught the Notre Dame football system. Before coming to River Falls, he coached successfully on the Pacific Coast and in the South-West, and had recently served ns assistant coach at Notre Dame. His football team played an unusually strong and versatile game. The team reached the top of its form in the Superior and the La Crosse games. On account of poor health. Mr. Stanley was obliged to resign his position in the middle of the year, the coaching responsibility passing to Mr. Marshall Diebold, a Wisconsin basketball star. The 1928 basketball season was one of the most successful seasons in the history of the school, even though the team did not make a 1000% record. In spite of a great deal of hard luck in the way of sickness and injuries, the team was able to tie for second place in the Wisconsin conference. After having won from La Crosse in the opening game of the season, a close game was lost to the same team on the home floor with three regulars on the side lines. This defeat pulled the team out of a chance for first place in the conference. Although in the time at his disposal Mr. Diebold was not able to put into effect all the details of the Wisconsin basketball system, he did inaugurate many of the fine points of the Wisconsin short-pass game. The play of the team constantly improved during the season, and had it not been for a long series of injuries to players, the team would undoubtedly have duplicated its record of last year. l M One Hundred TiroBurton Karces Perry Adams ®f)e JHanagers «0 the managers of our athletic teams belongs much of the credit for our successful season. Our managers have no easy task nor have they positions free from worry and responsibility. A manager, who is a good manager, must be businessman, doctor, and errand boy of the team. It is his duty to check in or check out the equipment of all kinds. His records must show just where every article of equipment is at any time. He must arrange for the transportation of the teams when they play games out of town. He must arrange for the lodging and the meals of the players while they are away from home on a trip. His ability as a doctor comes into prominence when he cares for the bruises, sprains, weak joints, or any other minor ailment any member of the team may have. It is his business to know that every individual on the team has everything he needs. This year Burton Karges, the manager of our football squad, and Perry Adams, the manager of our basketball team, have very completely fulfilled the requirements of good managers. Each has worked hard at every game and at every practice from the time the team first met until long after the final gun of the last game. For one year they worked as assistant managers in keen competition with several other men of the school to earn the positions they have so well filled. There are, perhaps, few students who work as long, hard, and faithfully for their school as do the managers of a school's teams. In spite of this fact, there are perhaps few who receive ns little credit and recognition for their long hours of hard work and the worry that must necessarily accompany such a responsibility. Knrgy and Adams have had an important place in this year’s success in athletics. Because we feel that they have been slighted by the student body, we take this means of giving them a Rail, Rah, Rah; Rah, Rah, Rah; Rah, Rah, Rah; Managers, Managers, Managers!!!! One Hundred ThreeCfjrrr ieabera ®HE cheer leaders of any college are probably responsible to a greater degree than most of us realize for the school spirit existing in that school. We pride ourselves on being u school with a spirit of support for all our representatives who compote in contests. A student body docs not give this support spontaneously, as a rule, but must be spurred on by someone with a goodly measure of enthusiasm, initiative, leadership, and devotion to his school. Fortunately, this year we have had among us a group of cheer leaders, who have created and maintained a spirit that has caused us to rise to our feet and liberally exercise our lungs and vocal cords as a physical indication of the fact that we are back of our teams. Our leaders have made us cheer as a unit in order that our cheering might be most effective. Don Olson has worked hard and exerted himself in a large way to develop the support of the student body. His initiative, leadership, loyalty, sincere appeals for student support, and his pep talks have contributed much toward the maintenance and development of the traditional River Falls spirit this year. He will be missed when lie graduates in June. Buck White lias made us yell whether wc wanted to or not, and he has made us happy during trying moments of this year’s games. Buck's earnest, perpetual smile says that lie thinks everything will be 0. K.; his initiative, and his overflowing enthusiasm have made him a most essential wheel in the cheering machinery of this school. Margaret Hellweg has proved to us that girls can also lead the cheering of a school. She did not appear often, but when she did, she certainly got the support of the students. Wc hope to see her often next year, because we believe she can get a bigger rise front the men than can the other leaders. John Dzubay, Leonard Madison, and Kermit Christison also served the school in this way in a first rate manner. Wc expect to see more of them next year. The members of this group have devoted their time, energy, ability, and voices to the promotion of bigger and better cheers at games, massmeetings, parades, celebrations, debates, assemblies, in fact, whenever and wherever a cheer was appropriate. They deserve our appreciation. One Hutu!i'il FourBack Row—Cfa ia. Farrell. I’aulun. Knerr. Al aar Miiidli: How C. AlulUndort. KadewaU. F. Mallendore. Hagttiad. AUeabarg. luberg. O'MalUy. Clan Front Row—5jcaA A. Han I. Blisi. Bad Haaiam. Srgntiom. Sor ManioD. Cate. Land 11 mv ciub «1IE "R" Club is an organization of the men who have earned their "K“ in one of the various phases of River Fall athletic . It is organized for the purpose of promoting the athletics of our school and fostering a spirit of friendline»-» and unity among River Falls athletes. Under the capable leadership of President Bud Manion the club has functioned very well toward accomplishing its purpose. w WINNERS OF THE ATHLETIC "R” DURING THE YEAR 1927-1928 Football Kurt Wenncrberg Ray O'Malley Herman Hagestad Gerald Manion Raphael Farrell Le Roy Luberg John MacDonald Olaf Jensen Max Klimper Wendell Claflin Norbert Manion Floyd Mullendore Earl Weber Harold Segerslrom Myrlen Altcnburg Leonard Collins Oren Rodewald Truman Glass Oliver King William Hunt Franklin Standish Basketball Clarence Alfonse Raymond Bliss Harold Segerslrom Franklin Standish M Norbert Manion Ray O'Mafiey James Landis (I If Gerald Manion William Hunt Baseball Clayton Case I [I If Oliver King Robert Fisher Ray O'Malley Archie Paulson Victor Kncrr Gaylord Mullendore R Theodore Olson Gerald Manion James Landis Wendell Claflin ■vC One Hundred Five K» Kar get. fnw . f» «. Altmha’t. Coach Stanley Wmmb S« I,J ir«M. .It! '. far tell, Cantata enneibeu. StamMtk. CUu. Srgeuram rwtr Row-AW Mania . MmUetUaet. Nai.ttU, CaOlmt. MacHfl.i. ClafUa. HadawaU football -yiTlIE 1927 football season was one of the most successful any gridiron learn lias VtU ever enjoyed at River Falls. Under the leadership of Captain Wennerberg and the guidance of Coach Stanley the Red and White won a reputation as a hard driving team. Both on the field and off the field they held the respect of their opponents. River Falls started the season by defeating Macalester 6 to 0. This game gave the home rooters an indication of the fact that the Red and White were in the conference race right from the start. Stout, Eau Claire, and Superior fell in rapid succession before the onslaughts of the Falls. To climax the season the home gridders tied the strong I.a Crosse eleven 13 to 13 for the Teachers College football championship. e One Hundred SixjfoortmU RIVER FALLS 6, MACALESTER 0 ii h jTOACH “CHICK” STANLEY made an impressive debut at River Falls when his KL crimson clad gridders defeated the strong Macalester eleven in the opening game of the season by a score of 6 to 0. Both teams were in mid-season form. Consequently, the Red and White rooters were treated to a royal game of football that balmy October afternoon. The break of the game came on a blocked punt. It was the elusive Segerstrom that blocked it. Captain “Kurt” Wennerberg then fell on the bounding pigskin behind the Macalester goal line for the touchdown that won the game. The Red and White used only a few plays and gained much experience for the Homecoming game ft with Stout. One Hundred Sewnhomecoming RIVER FALLS 19. STOUT 0 ®HE Homecoming game with Stout was the first conference game of the season. The Red and White displayed real football ability, and when the last echo of warcries died in the distance, River Falls marched victoriously off the gridiron with a 19-0 victory. In typical Rocknc style Coach Stanley started his second string squad. In the second quarter the shock troops entered the fray. Twice in this period they crossed the Stout goal in their victorious march. River Falls presented a stonewall line that was invincible to all onslaughts. On the offense it was the plunging of Claflin, the passing of Standish, and the running of MacDonald that ranked among the outstanding performances of the game. The old grads who were back for the game were assured that River Falls was again in the race for a fourth consecutive football championship. One Hundred Bight -tvfi. Jfoottiall RIVER FALLS 23. EAU CLAIRE 0 3N the second conference game the Falls swamped Eau Claire by a score of 23 to 0. This victory aroused championship aspirations at River Falls, since the Falls, Superior, and I.a Crosse were the only teams remaining in the race. The Red and White gridders were not forced to display any of their pigskin tactic- in the game. Straight football turned the trick for the home boys and did it nicely. The defensive work of the great crimson line was invincible. The fact that they held the Kau Claire team to only one first down during the game is proof of their ability. Captain “Kurt” Wnnerberg played an inspiring game, often going through the entire Eau Claire team to throw their backs for a loss. Off Hundred MurJfootball RIVER FALLS 12, SUPERIOR 0 UPERIOR was the nexl team to bow to the Red and White gridders. Superior came confident and determined to score a victory. However, when the battle was over, they were defeated to the tune of 12 to 0. River Falls again had cinched the Northern Championship. The game was exciting and hard fought. It was “Bud'' Manion and MacDonald who, after the ball had been worked down the field, crossed the goal of the Northmen for the deciding touchdowns. Time after time the Northmen were repulsed when they hit our line without gain. The work of Captain Wennerberg, Collins, and Weber, who were playing their last home game for River Falls, was outstanding. t Herman Hackstad Orkn Kodkwald w Leonard Collins One Hundred Teno |V Nor Mamon Kai’iiaki. Farrell IIarolo Sixerstrom ;foortall KIN KK FALLS 0. STEVENS POINT 6 l ER FALLS traveled to Stevens Point to meet the team that proved to he the "dark horse'' of the conference. When the Pointers marched on the field, they evidenced the fact that they were set for the game. Never in the history of the school hud they been victorious over River Falls. This was their big opportunity of the 1927 season. The break of the game came when an aggressive Pointer blocked a punt on the Falls four-yard-line. Although the Red and White twice worked the pigskin to the Pointers' ten-yard-line, the final drive necessary to win was locking. With these exceptions the game was evenly and furiously fought. The Red and White warriors showed their true colors when they took this de-feat with the spirit that is admired in any team. One 11 uiiri ml Kir iw nJfoottmll RIVER FALLS 30, FORT SNELLING 7 3N a field that was covered with three inches of snow the Red and White gridders scored a 30 to 7 victory over the Fort Snelling soldiers. This game placed the boys in the pink of condition for the championship game with La Crosse. The game was not five minutes old when Glass speared a pass and raced sixty yards for a touchdown. Long runs were in style, however, as MacDonald chalked up a seventy-five yard run and Segestrom made two nice thirty yard sprints. % One Hundred TwelveClarence Alfonsk Truman Class Floyd Mullesdore football RIVER FALLS 13, LA CROSSE 13 J 1V a score of 13 to 13 the Red and While gridders tied the strong la Crosse XP eleven in the last game of the season. This game was by far the most exciting and hardest fought of the year. The Falls scored their first touchdown when they escorted the “pipkin' over the goal line on straight line plunges. However, La Crosse came back and tied the score by a series of line plays. But this did not stop the rush of the Red and White. With only two minutes of the first half remaining, Segerstrom received a pass and crossed the La Crosse goal giving the Falls a 13 to 6 advantage. During the last half the game developed into a punting duel. However, a Falb punt was blocked in the final quarter and La Crosse drove fifteen yards for the touchdown that tied the score. The running and passing of Standish, as well as the defensive work of Hage-stad, were the outstanding performances of the game. One Hundred ThirteenHv.»; Ko» tiiittins, Allenburg, Hunt. Cate. Nor Manicn 1'iorar Kow-J( ni f Adam . iMndh, Stganlrom, Min, Bud Monion, Stondish, Coach Ditbold 7 Tf ffiashrtball ®HE Red and While cage artists played seven games with mid-western colleges to condition themselves for the coming basketball season. On their western trip they played such schools as Carlcton, Macalester, Columbia College, Sioux Falls, North Dakota, The University of Minnesota, The North Dakota "Aggies," South Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakota, and The University of South Dakota. All of these games were closely contested. The River Falls basketeers hit their true stride when they defeated the strong Macalester quintet by a score of 37 to 22 just before the opening conference game with La Crosse. With the exception of the addition of A1 ten berg, the Cuba City star, and the graduation of Captain Dawson, the team was composed of the same personnel that won the state championship the year before. y One Hundred FourteenRaymond Buss Captain JSasfeetball RIVER FALLS 28, LA CROSSE 24 IVER FALLS, under the guidance of Coach Diebold, won their first conference game with La Crosse. The game was well played and fast. It was the sharpshooting of Hunt, All-Conference forward, that kept the Red and White hoop-artists well in the lead. River Falls was never in danger. They led 18 to 11 at halftime and when the final gun cracked, they marched off the floor with a 24 to 28 victory. The splendid team work and aggressiveness of the River Falls team was the feature of the same. RIVER FALLS 34, EAU CLAIRE 12 ®HE Red and White cagers trounced the Eau Claire quintet by a score of 34 to 12, when they made their home debut. Although the Eau Claire five put up a game fight, they were completely outclassed by the Falls sharp-shooters. The home boys took the lead at the start and were never in danger. The defensive play, as well as the smooth working offense of the Falls, were the bright spots of the game. One Hundred FifteenNor Manion Captain •fieri Bud Manion It.islirttinll RIVER FALLS 24, SUPERIOR 28 ®HE third conference game was with Superior at Superior. The Northmen staged a stirring rally in the second half. They overcame a 23 to 13 lead which the Falls piled up, and when the final gun cracked, they were on the long end of a 24 to 28 score. “Swish, swish,” the Red and While started o(T in typical Meanwell style to pile up a commanding lead. However, things did not fare so well with the home boys the second period. They showed the same dash and speed, but the ball would not go through the rim. On the other hand, Superior was not able to penetrate the Falls defense, but their infallible eye on long shots won their game. RIVER FALLS 29, STOUT 19 ®HE lightning fast team-work of the Falls cagcrs completely baffled the Stout-onians in the fourth game of the season. Although the home boys were unable to hit the hoop at the start, their uncanny short pass attack netted them a 29 to 19 victory. As the second half started, Nor Manion sank one from the field. The eagle-eyed Hunt then sank two gift shots and two field goals in rapid succession. After Sceg hit the hoop, Landis made the last shot—a long one from midfloor. The Falls ended the game with a stalling exhibition. One Hundred sixteenWilliam Hunt IIaiioi.i) Secerstrom JJagfeetbaU RIVER FALLS 31, LA CROSSE 37 'Tf A CROSSE turned the tables on the Red and White sharpshooters when they 1 . journeyed to River Falls. It was not until after sixty minutes of hard fighting, however, that La Crosse was able to hang up a 37 to 31 victory. The Falls were hampered by the loss of their stellar guards, Segcrstrom and Captain Bliss, who were both out of the game due to injuries. Nevertheless, the Red and White quintet played a great game and went down fighting gamely. RIVER FALLS 45. STOUT 26 ISPLAYING their best offense of the season, the Falls journeyed to Stout and trounced the Stoutonians by a score of ‘15 to 26. The Red and White attack was functioning to perfection. Nor Manion, Case, and Hunt had no trouble in breaking through the Stout defense to score at will. The guarding of Segerstrom and Bud Manion against the giant Stout forwards was spectacular and consistent. One Hundred Seventeen- 1 Jam ns Landis Fkankun Standish JJaafeetbaU HIVER FALLS 31. KA1! CLAIRE 29 HIRTY-ONE TO TWENTY-NINE was the score at Eau Claire. The gome was unusually fast and exciting throughout. Although Nor Manion and Hunt were out of the game due to injuries. Diebold’s men piled up a 17 to 13 lead at the intermission period. The Falls continued to increase their lead during the third quarter. However. Eau Claire rallied in the closing period. They brought the entire crowd to their feet, but their spurt was two points short, and the Red and White were again victorious. a 'k RIVER FALLS 37. SUPERIOR 33 ;Y far the most thrilling game of the season was the final tilt with Superior. Superior came seeking a championship. However, it was the clever driving game of the “midget five” that turned them hack to the tune of 37 to 33. The Falls rallied in the final quarter. It was Hud Manion, All-Conference forward, and Standish, who staged the final spurt. However, they were not alone. The entire Falls team played great ball; never once did they slacken their pace. As a result of this game, the Red and White finished the season tied with Superior for second place. One Hundred EighteenClayton Case Myrlen Altenburc JBasteettjaU RESULTS River Falls River Falls River Falls River Falls River Falls River Falls River Falls River Falls ....................... 37 La Crosse .......................... 24 Eau Claire ......................... 12 Superior ............................28 Stout .............................. 19 La Crosse .......................... 37 Stout .............................. 26 Eau Claire.......................... 29 Superior ........................... 33 28 34 24 29 31 45 31 Average Points per Game.......................... 31.83 Average Opponents1 Points per Game................ 24.66 Final Average—Won 6—Lost 2—759% One Hundred nineteenWendell Claflin Earl Weber Ford Thurston Estate JCratfe Jfleet at la Crosse 1927 N one of the fastest and most spectacular Wisconsin State Teachers College track meets, River Falls managed to be with the winners. Saturday, June 4, was warm and sunny, the La Crosse running track was in perfect condition, as were the 114 contestants. In the first race run, an Oshkosh man broke the conference record for the one hundred yard dash. He ran it in the remarkable time of nine and four-fifths seconds. This time equals that of the largest universities in America. It was at this speed that the contest continued, one thrilling race after another and record breaking performances following in quick succession. River Falls, not a school of track enthusiasts, did remarkably well in not only winning two first, a second, and several fourths and fifths, but in setting a new state shot put record. “Winky” Claflin and the gigantic “Pee Wee” Weber started the River Falls scoring, taking first and second in the shot put respectively. Claflin set a new state record of 41 feet 11 inches. Weber then walked over to the discus ring and threw the disc far beyond the mark of his nearest competitor. One Hundred TwentyHarold Sombre Truman Glass Le Koy Luberc |rIIE River Kails runners were not as successful as their larger team mates, but they well upheld the Red and White tradition of finishing every race and giving all they had. In a field of over thirty runners in the half mile, Somkke ran third nearly all the way, only to be called fifth by the judges after a “Blanket Finish" with two l.a Crosse men. Arno Glueheisen and Ford Thurston did very well in the two-mile and one-mile runs, coming fifth and sixth respectively. Le Roy Luberg qualified for the finals in both the 100 yard and 220 yard dashes. He finished fourth in the “220". With one year's experience and a taste of fast competition, the 1928 River Falls track team should be winners, for a complete squad will be back. Maurice Neeley One Hundred TirmhiOnei -rt i ° -M Robert Smith Glen Hansen tEcnnis ® ENNIS, best loved of River Falls Teachers College minor outdoor athletic activities, culminates each spring in a singles and doubles tourney in which both students and members of the college faculty arc eligible to compete. The spring tournament of 1927 was one of the closest in both sections of any ever held on the local courts. Eight teams entered in the doubles and twelve individuals in the singles were so evenly matched that competition was at its keenest all the way through. The courts were in excellent condition throughout the season and slightly inclement weather failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the players in the slightest degree. Robert (Deak) Smith carried off first honors in the singles tourney, meeting as his last and most formidable opponent, Clen Hansen. The championship battle ran three closely fought sets, ending 5-7, 8-6, and 7:5. Both players were keyed to their best ability in the battle royal. The doubles tournament, equally close and equally thrilling, was open to students and faculty also, partners being drawn by lottery and elimination schedules carried out as in the case of the tennis singles. Overman and Rademacher carried the title, meeting Wesslen and Grahn in the finals. The championship games ran three closely fought sets, ending 6-8, 5-7, and 9-7. Sheer love of the sport rather than hope for reward prompted the enthusiasm in tennis, for no prizes were offered the winners except the name of “champion.” o it One Hundred Ttcenty-Ttco trimming; UK opening of n new swimming pool al (he college has greatly added to the advantages and facilities of the Departments of Physical Education. Sixty by twenty in size with a capacity of 61,000 gallons and lined with white tile, it makes a good spot for amateur Max Moodys and Sam Hills. The pumps installed change the water at the rate of 185 gallons a minute. A new automatic chlorinator and a large filter of rock, gravel, and sand, keep the pool in a strictly pure and sanitary state. 1 « And they arc learning to swim—crawl or racing hack; the advanced work up and down the pool, while the beginners learn to breathe, choke, sputter, and, eventually, swim. Splendid locker rooms for both girls and men adjoin the pool and, as the equipment becomes more and more complete, the enjoyment of it grows. Swimming is required of all freshmen and optional with second year students. ( One Hundred Twenty-ThreeHelen Hawkins Norma Haunschild (©iris’ 9ti)letic dissociation H9ME0HS B ' Ml First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Helen Hawkins - - - President E Norma Haunschild 'j Thelma Mears - - Vice President - • Frances Bonney Mable Fidlek - Recording Secretary Nettie Grotenhuis Genevieve Hacg - Secretary • - • - Naida Kyle w Emma Remley - • • Treasurer • Ruby Solum Faculty Advisor Miss Smith w One Hundred Tirenty-FourBack Bo rotry. Kyi.’. M. Pe,,,ton. St. I.ouu. Lund. HmunickUd. Milter,,,"!. Berkley. Megnauon, r,fcfr. N...... .... , 0 „ , '' "•««. " rldou, Honion. Bet ten. Cam red. Zmmmtley. Mr.fi, Hemley. Ollrnoe Miuoi.i: R CUmmn. MctayUh. rywBr . «mv., Leurimg. Mi.im, ,-fncA-t. Ilemmerued. .w„r: T K Amdren,. .»•«. c. «-«• V.r., «•■ », E. A-Mr,. So-r-r. Atotfe T Kow Bounty. K,.„, Hughe,. Hunt. Temeei. A'«o.r, Anaiioft. o n. FlON Hrlhreg, Holier, Miller, Storey, Milfort iltl. Clamlr Girls’ atfjlrtic association If Girls’ Athletic Association is for the purpose of encouraging participation in girls’ sports. It is not only back of girls' sports, but also behind all school activities. It also has its social side. Frequently the girls meet in South Hall gymnasium, and enjoy themselves dancing and playing gumes. Every year the association stages its masquerade dance. The biggest event of all is the house party on I.ake St. Croix which is held every spring. Participation in girls' athletics is encouraged by sweater awards, the loving cup, and the official R’s. The G. A. A. awards official “R” sweaters to all girls who have earned 600 points during their membership. Points are given for making class teams in any of the major sports of volleyball, basketball, and kittenhall. Points are also earned by hiking, skiing, observing rules of personal hygiene, as well a« by placing in any of the various track events. A loving cup is also awarded annually to the girl who at the end of that year has to her credit the largest number of points after having won a sweater. The wearers of the “R" are as follows: Mae Brown. '21 Alice Brown, 21 Anna llagestad. 21 Janet McNabb. 21 Helen McNally. 21 Honor McNally. 21 Mae Parker. 21 Stella Collins. 22 Lucy Dcinulling. 22 Olga Gaustad, 22 Marie Moynihan, ’22 Franees Ellsworth. ’23 Laura McNamara. 23 Marion Sylvester. 23 Lenore Rud. 23 Nellie Koew. 23 Viola White. 23 Abigail Bennet. 24 Florence Bennet. 24 Grace. Hendrickson. 24 Agnn McDonald. 24 Bessie Needham. '24 Lois Beer . 25 Alice Hagen, 2S Mildred llummel. 25 Thelma Scgerstrora, 25 Ruth Foley. 27 May Fuller. 27 Alma Guerkink. 27 Laura May Lampson. 27 Nettie Grotenhuis. ’28 Helen Hawkins. 28 I.ois Hunt. 28 Margaret McNabb. ’28 Minne Pedersen, 28 One Hundred Tteenlu-Fir CivU'n iuh, MeNabh, Claik, lUmley. Smith (Coach), llatcbint. Ottenon, Kitwiiei. Kyle Solum (Captain) Volleptartl wtNNE of the several sports that the G. A. A. sponsored again this year was volley-ball. It didn't make any difference whether the girls knew anything about volleyball or not, anyone who was willing to try came out and succeeded in making a success of it before the season was over. One of the terms in volleyball is “assist,” and sometimes there were some very frantic calls to “assist” as the ball approached the net. Practices were held in the south hall gym every Tuesday and Thursday evening after school under the direction of Nettie Grotenhuis, who was elected sport head. There were a large number of freshmen interested this year; so many, in fact, that two freshmen teams were organized. About the usual number of second and third year students responded for practice. After a number of practices had been held, the respective classes picked the captains of their teams in preparation for the tournament. The freshmen captains were Helen Nelson and Norma Anderson, sophomore. Ruby Solum, and junior, Lois Hunt. The first tournament game was played between the two freshmen teams, in which Helen Nelson’s team was victorious. The second game between the second and third year teams was won by the sophomores. A tea was given by the G. A. A. officers in Miss Smith’s office for the girls who had taken part in the tournament. This is a custom that originated last year and also one that is much enjoyed by those taking part. One Hundred Ticcnty-Six|«Uw, KfMn. SmM (CwA . frtrrm. «■■ wiW B'ennerbe’C- Bammtj (Catena). Bream. Lam Itasfeetball ASKETBALL this year railed forth the usual enthusiastic response. The basketball season began after a short interval following the volleyball season. Practices were held each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon after school under the supervision of Ruby Solum, who was sport head. The freshmen, displaying their usual interest in athletics, surpassed the other classes in the number of girls reporting for practices. The second and third year classmen were somewhat handicapped by the fact that so many of the girls were taking practice in the training school. After several weeks of practices the classes picked their various teams. Captains wore elected in preparation for the tournament, which was held during the first part of March. The freshmen elected Frances Bonnoy, captain, the sophomores, Helen Hawkins, and the juniors, Ruth Foley. Much more interest was shown in the basketball tournament than in the volley ball tournament; so, from the first, it promised to be and was an interesting contest. The first game which was played between the freshmen and juniors was won by the freshmen. The second game between the sophomores and junior students was another defeat for the juniors. The championship game then resolved itself into a battle between the freshmen and sophomores. Both sides were eager to win, so the game was a hard one from start to finish. Two of the sophomore girls were disqualified for fouls, with only one substitute to fill the places. The sophomores were then outclassed, and the game ended in favor of the freshmen. The sophomores tried to bear defeat bravely, even if it was the third tournament they had lost. One Hundred TtrtnlwSerenOne Hundred Twenty-Eight Jforettgttsi o One Hundred Ticcntv-Ninc O EXFORD S. MITCHELL has completed eight years of service as coach of forensics in the River Falls State Teachers College. When Mr. Mitchell came to this school, interest and work in forensics were at a low ebb. Today as Mr. Mitchell leaves our school. River Falls stands second to none in Wisconsin in the forensic field. Coach Mitchell’s record here has been one of continued, triumphant progress. His orators have placed high in slate and inter-state contests. We are third in rank oil the stole oratorical cup which has been up for competition four years. Coach Mitchell’s men have put us in first rank on a similar cup for extemporaneous speech. River Falls leads the stole and inter-state leagues in extemporaneous speech. In the other branch of this work—that of debate—Mr. Mitchell’s coaching has been just as brilliant. In the eight years, River Falls teams have won six Northern championships. State championship contests have been held seven times, and Mitchell teams have won three of them! Of 28 conference debates held in eight years we have won 22. This year River Falls teams have debated in nine different states of the Union. Mr. Mitchell has put into the work not only his ability but also his attractive personality. The debaters year in and year out have felt that they have received more than debate training—they feel that they have been in contact with a fine personality. This spirit of confidence and loyalty inspired by Coach Mitchell has done much toward putting River Falls at the top forensically. Other schools have expressed not only their fear of Mr. Mitchell as a coach, but their respect for him as a gentleman. Truly, Mr. Mitchell has won for himself a great place in the history of the River Falls State Teachers College. One Hundred Thirtyo John Burke Representative in Oratory John Davison Representative in Extempore Speech ©ratorp anb extempore peeci) HIS lias been another successful year in oratory and extempore speaking. Although we did not win either state contest, we maintained our record of placing each year in both contests. John Burke with an oration “Patriots of Peace” tied for second in total ranks and stood third after the reranking. John Davison was awarded fourth place in the extempore contest. The local oratorical contest occurred January 12th. Four survivors of preliminaries, John Burke, John Davison, Donald Olson, and Thomas Barry, competed. Professor I. M. Cochran, of Carlclon College, the expert judge, awarded second to John Davison and first to John Burke. The local extempore contest was held February 18th. Thomas Barry, Donald Olson, Robert Smith, and John Davison were the preliminary survivors this time. The judges, Mr. Hanna, President Ames, and Mr. Mitchell, unanimously selected John Davison to represent us in the slate contest and awarded second place to Robert Smith. The state contests were held at Oshkosh March 16th with the results mentioned above. Donald Gleason of Oshkosh won the extempore contest; Frank Joswick, of Stevens Point, the orator)'. f Y One Hundred Thirly-OneRobert Smith Thomas Barry John Burke Debate ®HIS year’s debate program has been by far the most ambitious ever attempted by a River Falls squad. When the season’s schedule has been completed River Falls teams will have participated in over thirty-five debates with teams from nine different states; they will have discussed three different questions. The outstanding features of this year’s program are the western and southern tours, especially the latter. They are described in full elsewhere. The conference question for discussion this year was: Resolved that the United States should cease to protect by force of arms American capital invested in foreign countries, except after formal declaration of war. After a series of elimination debates the following were chosen last December to make up the first squad: Marshall jNorseng, John Davison, Robert Smith, Thomas Barry, LeRoy Luberg, John Burke, Peter Vig, Donald Olson. Five of these men were members of last year’s state championship and prospects looked good. Early in January the squad began a series of dual practice debates with the Minnesota colleges. Among those engaged were St. Thomas, Macalestcr and at River Falls, while a Falls negative, composed of John Davison, Donald Mainline. A barn-storm-ing team from La Crosse stopped off for a practice encounter. On February 24th a Falls negative met an affirmative team from St. Norbert’s college, West De Pere, Wisconsin, before the Roberts Commercial Club. The first conference debates were held March 2nd. An affirmative team consisting of Robert Smith, Thomas Barry, and John Burke defeated an Eau Claire negative team Lk Roy Lubbrg Olson, and Marshall Nors-eng, vanquished a Superior affirmative after a hard battle at Superior. The following Friday a two-man team, consisting of Marshall Norseng and Donald Olson, upheld the negative of the conference question against an affirmative from the State Teachers College at Moorhead, Minnesota, before the New Richmond high school. ?= £= One Hundred Thlrtv-TtcoJohn Davison Donald Olson Marshall Norsenc Sebate ®HE second round of conference debates occurred Monday, March 26th. Our affirmative went to La Crosse, while our negative met Milwaukee on the home platform. Here we sufTcred our first defeat in three years, losing both debates after hard battles. On the following Saturday occurred the big home debate of the season. A two-man negative team composed of Marshall Norseng and John Davison opposed an affirmative from Simmons University, Abilene, Texas. The Texans were on an extended northern tour taking them into Canada, and the Forensic Board was fortunate in securing them. The Oxford style of decision was used, the result being a tic. This debate completed the season save for the western and southern trips which are described elsewhere. River Falls loses five outstanding debaters this year, debaters who have done much to put River Falls on the forensic map. John Burke, Robert Smith, Donald Olson, Thomas Barry, and Marshall Norseng will have debated their last for River Falls when this book appears. John Davison, a veteran of three years, alone will be back. All of these men have made exceptionable records at the Falls, but Marshall Norseng deserves special mention. By winning the slate contests in oratory and extempore speaking in successive years and then placing in the inter-state contest in both, Norseng set an all time record, not only for River Falls, but for the state and interstate league. During his debate career at River Falls he has lost but one debate. The Falls is proud of Marshall and his record and will mis next year. The year’s ule, exclusive of the western and southern tours, appears to the right. Peter Vic January 19—St. Thomas College February 9—Hamline University February 14— La Crosse Affirmative 15 — Macalester Col- February 24 —St. Norbert’s at Roberta March 2—Superior Affirmative March 2—Eau Claire Negative March 16 —Moorhead at New Richmond March 26 — Milwaukee Affirmative March 26—La Crosse Negative March 31—Simmons U., Abilene, Texas One Hundred TMrtv-Threejfeoutfjmi Crip fir HE feature of this year’s debate work is the southern tour. A team consisting of John Davison, John Burke, and Marshall Norseng, accompanied by Mr. Mitchell, is at the time of this writing on a three weeks debate tour of the south. A complete schedule of the tour will be found on the next page. All of the debates are to be by two-man teams, but, since both sides of three questions are to be discussed, three men were taken on the trip. Debates have been scheduled in six different southern states: Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois. We feel sure that Marshall and the two Jacks will ably represent River Falls in the south land. One Hundred Thirty-FourS'outfjmi Debate cbebule Questions debated: Resolved: “That United States should cease to protect by armed force American property in foreign lands except after formal declaration of war.” Resolved: “That United States should enter the World Court.” Resolved: “That Congress should enact the McNary-Haugen bill.” River Falls vs. Blackburn College at Carlinville, Illinois, April 10, 1928 River Falls vs. State Teachers College at .Cape Girardeau, Mo., April 11, 1928 River Falls vs. Arkansas College at Batesville, Arkansas, April 12, 1928 River Falls vs. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, April 16, 1928 River Falls vs. State Teachers College at Denton, Texas, April 17, 1928 River Falls vs. State College for Women, Denton, Texas, April 18, 1928 River Falls vs. Simmons University at Abilene, Texas, April 19, 1928 River Falk vs. Abilene Christian University at Abilene, Texas, April 20, 1928 River Falk vs. State Teachers College at Tahlequah, Okla., April 23, 1928 River Falls vs. Washburn College at Topeka, Kansas, April 25, 1928 River Falk vs. State Teachers College at Warrensburg, Missouri, April 26. 1928 River Falls vs. Carthage College at Carthage, Illinois, April 28, 1928 One Hundred Thirty-FiveI { 7 VI ©Hesstern ®rip 3N addition to the southern tour, a shorter western tour for a two man affirmative team was arranged this year. On Tuesday evening, April 10, Robert Smith and Thomas Barry met a negative team at Moorhead, Minnesota, representing the state teachers college there. The following evening they were opposed by a negative team representing the state Teachers College at Mayville, North Dakota. Both of the decisions were by the audience. At the time of this writing negotiations are under way for an additional debate with the University of North Dakota. fi M W v V 7 One Hundred Thlrtv-81 Rochelle Farrell Gordon Grimm Carl Amundson Helen Hawkins etonb quab -Debate a SECOND debate squad working on the state high school question was an innovation this year. In order to give a larger number of students a chance to actively participate in debate, n squad of eight was organized under the direction of Marshall Norseng and Mr. Mitchell. After a series of try-out debates the following were selected to make up the squad: Rochelle Farrell, River Falls; Gordon Grimm, River Falls; Carl Amundson, Elk Mound; Helen Hawkins, Hammond; Marjorie Hughes, Hudson: Martin Abra-harnsen, Wittenberg; Bernard Shields, Hammond, and Margaret Hellweg, Hudson. A series of debates with nearby high schools was arranged. It included debates with Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Hudson, and Hayward. The second teams made excellent showings and as a result of the experience gained should prove valuable members of the first squad next year. One Hundred Thirty-Secen Mitchell Burke Damson Norsekc Smith ®he Jforensic “R” Club |r 111 ! Forensic “R” Club is a local honorary forensic club which is petitioning Pi Kappa Delta, the national honorary forensic fraternity, for a charter. If this charter is granted, River Falls forensic representatives will be eligible to compete in the national tournaments held every other year by this organization. If ) U One Hundred ThirlihKighl®0innens of tfje Jfoteturtc Forensic “R” Laura Keller, ’21 John Williams, ’21 Leo Shannon, ’21 Winfred Bird, ’23 (Plain key awarded for five points) Allan Me Andrews, ’23 Philip Mitchell, ’23 Margaret McDermott, ’25 Kenneth Preston, ’25 Honor Forensic “R” (Key with one star Frank Albee, ’22 Langdon Chapman, ’22 Everett Smith, ’25 awarded for ten points) Carlton Ames, ’25 Margaret Bailey ’25 Ronald Baker, ’25 Distinctive Forensic “R" (Key with two stars for fifteen points) Reynold Jensen, 25 Thomas Barry, 28 Alvin Howalt, ’22 Donald Olson, ’28 Double Honor “R" (Key with three stars awarded for twenty points) Edward Casey, ’23 Fred Wandrey, ’26 Rex Liebenberg, ’23 Robert Smith, ’28 Catherine Chapman, ’25 Double Distinctive “R” (Key with four stars awarded for thirty points) Melvin Thomson, ’22 Marshall Norseng, ’28 (forty points) John Davison, ’28 Bernard Morton, ’28 John Burke, 28 One Hundred Thirtv-XineOne Hundred Forty IU if (ton. Chapman. Reinhardt, Smith, Sailing. Rankle, Johnson, Chopp, Tuttle. Cotuelman Hogg. Elliott, Arnold (Dlitetor), Hornet, Foley, Ciam oid ©rttjestra Director—Miss Arnold First Violins Thomas Rc.nkle Marshall Norseng Vircinia Hacg Robert Smith Mrs. Ames Second Violins Ruth Foley Erna Elliot Floyd Mullendore Shirley Crawford Charles Weydt Clarinets Joe Chopp Gilbert Tuttle Cello Miss Smith Trumpets Hoyt Johnson Donald Olson Trombone Charles Consei.man Bass Fred Bricgson Herbert Chapman Drums Robert Gardiner Piano Eleanor Borner ss'o One Hundred Forty-TwoChopp, Miller. A. Johnson. Sum. Bnggson. Smith. Fide (Director) Jimgler, Tuttle. Mueller. Gardiner. KM. Ritekie. Conielnan $Sani Director—Mr. Eide Cornets Hoyt Johnson Donald Olson Marie Strevey Baritone Gordon Pace Howard Smith Albert Johnson Homer Kinney Kenneth Ames Alto Norman Kaiil Carl Amundson Clarinets Joe Chopp Gilbert Tuttle Trombones Charles Conselman Archie Mueller Lester Sutton Bass Horn Fred Briccson Saxophones Joe Ritchie Jules Reinhardt Snare Drum Robert Gardiner Ruth Foley Floyd Miller Bass Drum Pearl Encler nptu. rr-.'u yr, i- One Hundred Forty-ThreeMurrey. Melon. Storey. O'Brien. Oilmen. Solum, llewklni. Petrie. C. Vr°'r Tower,. Sworn. Atwood, McClurg. Knuturn. Morgen (PWl), Arnold {Director). Meyer. k.ng. t. I'. J'OMUU, A Mol (©lee Club Director—Miss Arnold Accompanist—Ethyl Morcan First Carol Murray Lucile M a I.OTT Dorothy Storey Margaret O'Brien Soprano Marcella Oltman Josephine Anderson Ariel Towers Beryl Atwood n 9 u W ■ I Ruby Solum Helen Hawkins Genevieve Hacg Vircinia Hacg Agnes McClurg Second Soprano Florence Swartz Stella Knutson Alma Mayer Vivian Vassau Agnes Neppl Phyllis Petrie VV • I Alto 1 Claudia Vassau Rutii King Winifred Waters Erna Elliott Colletta Bonnes Edna Erickson ■ Pauune Casey VP | If Out Hundred Forty-Four Lund. Taylor, Chapman. Shields. C. Hanson. Pate. Class. Grimm. Luberg. Sombke, Briggson. .If. Hanson Morrott, West, Nelson, Canney, Gardiner, Mueller. Lord. Fenton. Mitchell. Smith ©lee Club Director—Mr. Geere Accompanist—Vivian Vassau First Tenor Richard Trepannier Elmer Nelson Benjamin West Scott Canney Robert Gardiner Archie Mueller Frederick Lord James Fenton Second Tenor Foster Mitchell Howard Smith Maurice Hanson Glenn Lund Bernard Shields Gordon Page Truman Glass First Bass Gordon Grimm LeRoy Luberg Howard Sombke Fred Bricgson Irwin Taylor Herbert Chapman Second Bass Chris Hanson Fred Morrow One Hundred Forty-Fiveilildrrd Thomson, Marcella Oilman, Titian I'aisau, Claudia Vassau, Ruth King (©uartettetf Director—Mr. Geere Mildred Thomson, Bernice Amundson Accompanist Marcella Oltman Margaret O'Brien Vivian Vassau -Acnes McClurc - First Soprano Second Soprano First Alto Second Alto Claudia Vassau -Winifred Waters Ruth King -Edna Erickson - Bernice Amundson, Agnes McClurg, ■ Edna Erichien, Winifred Waters, Margaret O'Brien One Hundred Forty-Six® i) t t a g e One Hundred Forty-Seven®fjree WHi t Jfoote By Austin Stronc Presented November 18 Director, Miss Schlosser Mr. Theodore Findley .... Dr. Richard Gaum ........ Hon. James Trumbull ..... Miss Fairchild .......... Mrs. Saunders ........... Gordon Schuyler ......... Benjamin Suralt, (lie crook John Crawshap ........... Poole ................... Gray .................... Clancy .................. Douglas ............... Policeman ............... CAST .........................Waller Pearson ..........................Donald Olson .........."............... John Davidson .........................Margaret Fox ..........................Lucille Malott ..........................Robert Smith ............................John Burke .........................Lyle Thompson .........................Carl Briggson .........................Benjamin West ...........................James Fenton ...........................Elmer Nelson ..........................George White One Hundred Forty-EightJfrienbs; Jfrom JJoofelanb Presented November 17 By The Junior Hich School CHARACTERS PRESENTED Mother, Ruth, Heidi, Sir Launcelol, Alice and the Rabbit, Penelope, Jack and Jill, Undine, Tom Brown, Robin Hood, Pinncchio, llano and Gretel, I mi. Sara Crewe and Ram Dass. Curdic and the Lady of the Silver Moon. Prince and Pauper. Nowftli, Rebecca. Barbara, Katrinka, Lorna Doonc, Inger Johann, Fairy Godmother, Kwahu, Persian Boy, Betsy, Merry Lips. i One Hundred Forty-Sine S21U-College Presented 1. Rosinski and Son Company Henry Albrecht, Archie Mueller, Herbert Chapman, LeRoy Luberg. Chorus—Lois Hunt, Vivian Chinnock, Florence Bolier, Vivian Vassau, Cora Larson, Marjorie Hughes, Muriel Peterson, Janet Stowell, Viola Swenson, Ariel Towers. Accompanist, Bernice Amundson. 2. Bowery Dance Marcella Altman, Velma Dunn, Winifred Waters, Virginia Hagg, Dorothy Storey, Margaret Helhveg. Accompanist, Genevieve Hagg. 3. Love at First Sound Walter Pearson, Margaret Fox, Bernice Mel-berg, Marcel Lynum. 4. News Reels Professor Stratton, cartoonist 5. Spanish Dance, “Rio Rita” Agnes Hamara, Robert Gardiner. 6. Blackface Act George Smart, Lloyd Sherman, Professor 0. M. Hanna, Professor A. N. Johnson. One Hundred FiftytTaubebille February 27 7. Dice Dance Vivian Vassau and Ariel Towers, assisted by Vivian Chinnock, Florence Bolier, Lois Hunt, Cora Larson, Marjorie Hughes, Muriel Peterson, Janet Stowell, Viola Swenson. 8. Irish Cloc Dance Agnes Ncppl, Claudia Vassau. 9. Men’s Chorus and Ballet Odin Arncson, Earl Sanford, Milton Berlin, Kenneth Urquhart, Wendell Claflin, Lyle Lamphere, Earl Weber, Earl McLaughlin. 10. Cartoons Joe Chopp. 11. Silhouette Dance Agnes Hamara. 12. Red Collecians Howard Smith, Robert Gardiner, Fred Lord, James Landis, Raymond Smith. Director—Robert Gardiner Faculty Advisor—Mr. Karges Page—Earl Wancren One Hundred FiflibOne©ne Set JJlap$ Presented March 23 Director, Miss Schlosser tEtje iflan in tlje IBotoler 5?at By A. A. Milne CAST The Man in the Bowler Hal ..............................Marcel Lynum The Heroine .........................................Margaret Hellweg The Hero ...............................................Gordon Grimm John .................................................Theodore Goble The Bad Man ............................................Burton Karges (Leslie Reardon. Sub.) The Chief Villain.......................... ..........James Fenlon Mary .................................................Evelyn Moen Cbening ©res Snbtepensable By Rowland Per twee CAST George Connaught .....................................Marcel Lynum Geoffrey Chandler ....................................Benjamin West Alice Way bury ..........................................-Lina Stone Sheila Waybury ..........................................Velma Dunn Nellie (the maid) ....................................Vivian Chinnock Caleb jfetone’s 2Deatfj ®Hattfj By Martin Flavin CAST Caleb Stone ...................................................Burton Karges (John Davison. Sub.) His Nurse ............................................Vivian Chinnock Currie (his sister) ..................................Winifred Waters Antoinette (his daughter) ............................Claudia Vassau Henry (Ids daughter's husband) .................................James Fenton Tony (his granddaughter) ...............................Vivian Elliot Tom (his son) ........................................Walter Pearson His Doctor ............................................Carl Briggson Fred ................................................. Fred Briggson Jim ...................................................Lyle Lamphere Mil Stratton Entertains Our Hundred Filty-Tico» special ©ccastons One Hundred Fifty-ThreeCommencement 1927 Thursday, June 2 8:00 P. M. President’s Reception to Faculty and Graduating Classes Gymnasium, North Hall Sunday, June 5 8:00 P. M. Baccalaureate Address - - - - • Auditorium Reverend Phillip E. Osgood, D. D., Rector St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Minneapolis Monday, June 6 8:15 P. M. Senior Class Play..............................Auditorium Bab—Edward Childs Carpenter Tuesday. June 7 10:30 A. M. Class Day Exercises...................................South Campus 2:00 P. M. Class Reunions 4:00 P. M. Class Reunions 6:00 P. M. Alumni Banquet.....................................Lutheran Church Wednesday, June 8 10:00 A. M. Commencement Exercises.............................Auditorium Address—President Frank S. Hyer, State Teachers College, Whitewater, Wisconsin 8:30 P. M. Alumni Ball.............................Gymnasium, North Hall One Hundred Fiftv-FourOne Hundred Fiflu-Five I' n (Etjr cLZLIalhoiit ®HE “Walkout," that beloved orgy which each year unofficially opens River Falls' Homecoming Celebration, is one of the youngest, yet most cherished of our school's traditions. This year, the third of its practice as a college custom. Homecoming’s perfunctory riot was a most hilarious and successful achievement. Typical of previous similar exhibitions, the grand demonstration of pandemonium staged October 14, a scene from which is pictured on the page opposite, was carefully and quietly planned fully a week before its actual culmination. This, however, was not known by the student body, for to the school as a unit the walkout is purely a spontaneous demonstration and, once started, is accomplished in a matter of a few minutes. Nevertheless, clever propagandists set the stage, oil the machinery, and explode the “bomb" which starts the riot. At noon on Friday, October 14, the college campus radiated an atmosphere of tension. Five hundred students, loaded to the core with an effusion of pre-Home-coming pep, restlessly convened for afternoon classes, hoping for something, anything, to happen to relieve the awful suspense. It happened. The shrill gong for classes had hardly sounded before a deeper throbbing sound replaced the hateful summons to duty. The drum!!! Upper classmen knew the language, and prepared for what was sure to come. Some of the frosh suspected, and fidgeted uneasily with dire misgivings as to what course to pursue: others, not knowing what it was all about, merely wondered. Profs either grinned or frowned knowingly. They, too, knew the language, and either evidenced open or feebly disguised inward approval, for even Profs enjoy a holiday. The nucleus of what was soon to be an entire college personnel marched down across the campus, gathering volume like a snowball rolling down hill. Into South Hall and into each classroom the cavalcade filed, shouting or singing an incoherent “On, Oh Falls." Emptying the entire building in a matter of minutes, the procession swarmed upon North Hall, where a similar evacuation took place. The training school alone withstood the ravaging horde, though eager juveniles yearned to join the carefree procession in its march downtown. Down through the city marched the procession with skipping and snake dances rippling down the long colorful line. Downtown an impromptu mass meeting on the busiest corner on Main Street announced to the people of River Falls and the world in general that another Homecoming celebration had begun. Back on the campus a few sophisticated bookworms remained to pay tribute to the god of learning. In the training school a little corps of practice teachers struggled vainly to keep school going while rebellious youngsters made life a nightmare. But nevertheless, school was “out.” The walkout was a most annoyingly glorious success. S. S. i( v One Hundred FWv-SixOne Hundred Fifty-Seven omrcominB J 11KN the old grads came back to their Alma Mater for the Homecoming Celebration of 1927, they found the old River Falls spirit welcoming them. Mammoth crowds, wonderful weather, and a happy co-operative student body merged to make this fiesta the biggest and finest in the history of River Falls. The celebration was officially begun by the usual Friday evening, spirit-radiant pep-fest. Probably no livelier mass meeting has ever been held in the college auditorium than that meeting where stunts, speeches, songs, and novelties were featured. The assembly room was packed far beyond its seating capacity. Senator Hunt presided, and the platform was fi led with enthusiastic graduates. Kvery one who was called upon respondel with an interesting talk, which showed that our alumni follow the Red and White athletes almost ns closely as they formerly did when they were attending classes here- Much credit is due John liurkc, who was general chairman of the Homecoming of 1927. He spurred students to act ion and kept the spirit at the highest possible point during the entire event. The celebration gained momentum, which swung the happy throng through the evening torch light parade. More than 300 mammoth torches lighted the streets for the parading crowd. The parade terminated on one of the comers where more cheers and stunts were staged before the entire populace of River Falls, for at that time everyone was on- the streets. The entire city was dressed in Homecoming splendor. The streets, store facades, and the college buildings were decorated in the traditional red und white. A host of novel and artistic ideas appeared in the gay decorations of the downtown business establishments. At 'ten o'clock Saturduy morning an exceptionally large parade came into prominence. Tho variety of floats reflected a quality of beauty, wit, and originality heretofore unseen in this vicinity. The unity with which this school works was expressed in the fact that every organization, many house gangs, und some individuals prepared floats for this big parade. The frosh with "The Spirit of River Fulls” were awarded first place by the judges. The G. A. A. received second, the N. C. A. third, and the Clothes Pin Club carried off all honors for the comic float. The Albert llurvey Fletcher Legion Post commanded the admiration of the home people and visitors olike when they appeared with their long line of trucks, tractors, and other equipment. Rainer Field was packed to its fullest capacity long before the game was scheduled to begin. Army blankets, robes, fur coats, and other means of keeping warm were in great abundance and every one was set for the big combat. The drum and bugle corps of the local post added much to the spirit of the 5000 people who massed at Ramcr Field to watch the Red and While battle with the Stout aggregation. The corps paraded the field to the applause of Stout and River Falls alike. The game was hard fought and very fascinating. Everyone viewed it with keenest interest. However, at no time were the Red and While in very great danger. The cheer leaders and band were in good form and the team got the support that gives them the drive to win. The evening's events began with the bonfire ceremony, which offered several innovations over previous years in the way of stunts and talks. The bonfire was attended by loyal students and alumni. The celebration officially epded on the floor of North Hall Gymnasium where the Homecoming Ball was staged. The floor was filled to capacity and a peppy orchestra furnished the kind of music that affects the feel. Here the grads really met each other in the same old River Falls atmosphere. The dance might truly be called a glorious crowning of a great day's festivities. —M. C. One Hundred Fiftn-EigktOne Hundred Fifty-Xine®he (Same at ZaCrostfe "Coing home Thanksgiving?’ "Nope, going lo La Crosse.” © « i I f ? ' lj HIS conversation was heard not infrr |urnlly on the campus during the two weeks preceding the I j Diiur football game. If you didn't go home, too went to 1 Cr»«. At l«»t that's what about one hundred player and rooter did in various ways, ranging from luxurious Pullmans and automobile buses lo bleak and blu lery nimble seats, such a that on the well known Ford coupe of one of our most loyal rooters- The prure ion, headed by the bus carrying the team, started from River Falls Wednesday morning after an inspiring send-off by the student body. Arriving at la Cro««e in the afternoon. Coach Stanley pul bis men through a light signal practice as a final condition for the championship game. Alter a quiet evening the team retired early, a determined bunch of fellows. Thursday forenoon students. River Fall townspeople, and old alumni began to pour into the city, assembling at the hotel where the team was staying. In the crowd was one of our cheer Icadri . and soon the hotel lobby wa resounding to the roars of the "locomotive’' and the beautiful strain of the Pledge Song, much to the amazement of the usual lineup of traveling men and salesmen, and to the extreme discomfort of the adjoining cafe. After the game the team enjoyed a delightful Thanksgiving dinner at one of the hotels. _ It was here that the announcement wa made that the bus would have 10 start from the station promptly ul ten o'clock. With this the dinner broke up and everyone started out with the intention of doing and seeing as much u possible before ton o'clock. Some went to the movies, others went to tho dance. And of course a certain select few were forluuulc enough lo have dates with some new found friends. Ten o'clock came around; about eight fellows appeared at the bus station. Eleven o’clock came; tho number had increased to twelve. Thanks to the accommodating bus driver, however, u tour was made of the theaters, hotels, bowling alleys, cafes, dance halls, and all the private homes suspected of harboring passengers with the result that shortly after midnight the bus left I .a Crosse with about twenty-five passenger . The return trip was a perfect sequel to Paul Revere'a memorable ride, except that a stop was not made at every farmhouse—however, this much is certain, that they did raise every farmer and villager on the route. Between these bursts of sound there would be distinguished a fragment of -ong or a pathetic poem recited by one of the amateur orators, and occasionally even a powerful snore from one of the group. po «o ed of a duller sense of duty and blc—rd with a greater powrr of concentration than hi fellows. Due to accidents and the like, it va« found necessary to pick up several Falls-bound individuals who had fallen by the wayside, so that when the bus pulled up alongside of North Hall it expelled thirty-five passengers from it lists. Everybody tired, but everybody happy. “How was everything at home?” “Oh. same a ever. How was La Crosse? “La Crosse! Say. you should have been there! I • . ■ One Hundred Sixty9 One H u nil red Sixtv-Onc®fjc Cxotmtf of December 16 Hr OUH hundred excited, homesick, hilarious college students rushed to the depot the Friday mP before Christmas to board the three-twenty passenger for Hudson. River Falls had for three days been snowbound, and for two days students had been leaving town as best they could, because of their fear of not being able to hang up that Christmas stocking with papa and mama- On this particular Friday the little engine of the “peanut limited" with its extra regalia of two or three cars had to stop before it reached the bridge to work up enough steam to make the Inst lap to our depot. No one bemoaned the fact that there wore two weeks of freedom from assignments and eight o'clocks before him. The crackcr-hox depot was overcrowded with happy college folks and baggage. The ticket agent found life interesting, for once, but far from pleasant, because a two-hour, strenuous, mad scramble for tickets and checks was on. Iluggngc, bundles, boxes, and luggage of all kinds was piled high in the waiting rooms and on the platform. Many of our sophisticated seniors, wise to the ways of the mad Christmas rush, had taken precaution' by purchasing tickets and checking baggage that morning. With expressions of I told you so" they leaned back to enjoy the sad predicament of the panic stricken frosh. “Here she comes" was the frequent announcement of the designing individuals who envied those who had become nicely settled, waiting for the train. Everyone “piled" out with sighs and groans of relief, only to realize that it was a “Wolf. WolP story. When the passenger finally did pull into the Falls, many unfortunates were too nervous to even attempt boarding it unaided. They were merely swept along by the crowd and bodily carried up the steps and “plunked'' into the nearest scat. Several of our enthusiastic mule students nobly assisted the engine by pushing it off for a good start. After an interminable ride, the train came to u dead standstill at North Hudson. Here several minutes were spent wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year- After breaking away from those final embraces, the crowd dispersed into trains headed for the four directions- The student body was broken up into contented, selfsatisfied groups, who settled down for that last lap toward the old home town. Baggage was transferred, roommates were hugged, lovers were kissed, and "Merry Christmas" was shouted for the last time in 1927, und college friends were separated for two weeks. In each passenger was now a group of students who soon changed the cars into ball rooms. Portable viclrolas, mouth organs, accordions, banjos, and various kinds of instruments provided jazz music, and couples were soon stepping the light fantastic up and down the aisle. Several of the more sober-minded students waited until Saturday to take their leave from the old college town. Their farewell was not so boisterous nor complicated and they were able to find comfortable, uncrowded seats for which they could feel very thankful. These students probably had fewer complications, but they missed a large part of college life. There is something fine and pleasing about a noisy, rushing, happy group of well-wishing college friends. A still smaller number of even more sober-minded friends decided to spend their vacation in River Falls. Probably they enjoyed their vacation, but they missed the thrill of a lifetime— going home Christmas. One Hundred Sixtv-TwoOne Hundred Sixty-Three 0Victor Peterson Sara McIntyre %%)t Annual JJrorn North Hall Gymnasium, May 13, 1927 Victor Peterson..................President Junior Class Sara McIntyre ...... Partner COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN James Landis.....................Prom Chairman Sara McIntyre....................Decorations Robert Smith.....................Music Lois Hunt........................Programs Inez Morrow......................Refreshments One Hundred SSxtvFour wmmiwwm - "0 CVictor Peterson Ctjr iWfletean I All SI I AM. NOKSEKC Editor-in Chief Victor Peterson Business Manager Marshall Norsenc Associate Editor Lois Hunt Assistant Business Manager Meric Overman Faculty Advisor Miss Latta Maud A. Latta One «»» dredNineteen unbreb attb ®toentp Lois Hunt Meric Overman Organizations Lucile Malott Photography Clarence Nyht Campus Life Portia Hill Typist Helen Hughes £s taff An Victor Knerr Madge Martin Kermit Christison Athletics Theodore Goble Classes Donald Olson Ralph Harding 5= S=3Ss: One Hundred Sixty-Seven[S n ®tje iffleletean . . . w ■IFOR sixteen years an annual, the Meletean, has been published at our school. Each year the staff has hoped to make the yearbook grow in proportion to the growth and expansion of the school. We realize that we have had a heavy responsibility in compiling this the first yearbodk published by River Falls as a degree granting teachers college. ff We have tried to build a medieval book. The medieval manuscript has been the basis of much of our planning, and we have tried to carry out medieval ideas throughout our art work, priming, and cover design. One Hundred Sixty-Eight )t iWeletean fUST to what extent we have succeeded in building a book that pleases you, we leave to your judgment. If you are dissatisfied with our efforts, we have failed. , If, however, you like the book, then, thanks to Miss Latta. She has generously given of her time to the making and planning of this book in order that it might be a success. If she could have received perfect assistance on the part of the staff members, we would have had a perfect yearbook to submit to the students and faculty at River Falls. With Miss Latta as permanent advisor, the Meletean will soon become the unique college annual of this north country. One Hundred Sixty-Sinemt tubent 'Voice Elmer Nelson STAFF Wroe Wolfe .... Elmer Nelson -Phillip Merrill • Arthur Warner • Leonard Warner George White -Alvin Nelson Sidney Scoville - Ruth Kinc................. Mary Catone .... Vivian Vassau .... Russel Christiansen -Mr. Eide • - - B Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Asst. Business Mgr. Distributing Manager Assistant Manager Assistant Manager Assistant Manager Special Writer Feature Editor News Editor Music Editor Reporter Faculty Advisor R. B. Eide ft ft One Hundred Serent )t tubent 7oice Leonard Warmer Mary Catone Alvin Nelson Sidney Scoville One Hundred Seventy-OneOwe Hundred Seventy-Two 7 if I U dtubeitt Social Committee ®HE Student Social Committee, composed of three representatives from each class and Miss Halhorn as advisor, sponsors the social activities of the student body during the year. The outstanding work of the fall term was the putting of the skating rink in condition for the use of the public. Because of the assistance of the City Council, we were able to make many improvements which heretofore were impossible. Through the co-operation of the Forensic Department, we were fortunate in obtaining Dr. Cochran of the Carleton College Faculty to give a number of readings to the student body. Throughout the year, it has been the desire of the Social Committee to have a special dance corresponding to the masquerade of last year. This year for an attraction we secured Joe Peycr’s Orchestra. In addition to the dance during the spring term, we are making plans for an all school picnic to be held sometime in Besides fostering these four major projects the Social Committee has put on many matinee and evening dances. f [■'; V) One Hundred Sere t1hThre 0 J I ft f I u 4) 71 All or Kergei Troyer htullendore Wennerberg U’ Goble Peterson Toy lor Nyhl Harding Johnson Luberg Fenton Lampkere Mooney Brlggson Diubay ©oung Jflpn'S Christian association CABINET Burton Karces....................... Lewis Troyer......................" Floyd Mullendore.................... Kurt Wennerberc..................... Richard Mooney - • - • - Lyle Lamphere....................... Victor Peterson..................... Le Roy Luberc....................... Edwin Johnson ........ Ralph Hardinc....................... Theodore Goble...................... Irwin Taylor............... ■ Clarence Nyht....................... James Fenton • -................... John Dzubay......................... J. P. Jacobson ..................... President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Social Activities Campus Service World Fellowship Intercollegiate Relations Discussion Groups Church Relations Community Service Membership Publicity Deputation Teams Advisor James P. Jacobson One Hundred Seventy-FourTassel. Chap Bath,, Fribetg, Aruuntlsan. Thompson, Back Jw—Sseiesenborg. Abrahamson. Carlton. Larson. I Christianson, Brakcfictd. .linm, Weil. Merrill, O. J.lhnion ’ll T,,,R!; “««« . Frill. Item, , Petersen. Parks. A. Johnson. Cooke. CUss. Con set man Beer. BtakkenPalle.r s ' . Coin. Segeslrom. .unit. Milter, eeel. I.. Warner. M alien,lore, Saloaist. Wile ,V." Johnson" Vie ‘ S-c« o Rc- r , Harding MoUendore. Fenton. Troyer. Karges. Mooney L TiJl'p enl Lre. .Smith. £. lit meson. Taytor. !Syht. Klmblado. Mfoanes. Ditlbremner. Tkarst-n HammasU KA4w hw Mite hell. Thompson. Graham. Pro sock. Uotker. Knapp. Madison. Enlaa. Walker, s-nndeon. Foster. Rhinehatdt, Coble. Peterson. I trie key F««KT How Mr. Jncobsoi ©. m. c. a. flTHK program of the Y. M. C- A, during the school year 1927 28 was marked hy several new and unique features, which contributed much in making the Y. M. C A. not only the largest organization on the campus, but also one of distinct service to the students of the school. An enlargement of the cabinet to include six new positions made possible more widespread contacts with actual campus life and built up a strong nucleus with which to carry on the program of the “Y.” Feeling that perhaps the greatest distinctive contribution of the Y. M. C. A. should he the building of Creative Christian Personality, we have placed more emphasis than ever before upon the spiritual values of life. This was accomplished chiefly by means of well planned and carefully conducted devotional services. Joint devotional meetings held with the Y. YV. C. A. and the N. C. A. on various special occasions replaced the joint discussion meetings of former years. During the second week of school in Januury Dr. Arthur Rugh spent three days with us. discussing personal und campus problems. The beauty and sincerity of Dr, Hugh's Christian character left u distinct impression and an uplifting influence upon all who came to know him. In order to better understand international problems and to appreciate the view points of peoples in other lands, several foreign students were invited to River Kails to speak on various phase of the international situation, I hi chan S. Teja from Indio gave us some Orientul criticisms off Western Christianity; Mr. Iwao Kukushima. a Japanese, spoke on Japanese und American relationships. Walter S. Watson, an American who served on a 'indent commission to Russia in 1927. gave us an insight into many phases of modern Ru «ian life. Five delegates were sent to the Cake Geneva Summer Conference last spring, two men were sent to the Student Volunteer Convention at Detroit during the Christmas holiday , and eleven members off the cabinet attended the Cabinet Training Conference at Mcnomonie. In a social way the Y' continued to take a leading part on the campus. The opening att-•chool mixer in September, the annual l»ean soup festival or stag party, and the joint picnic with the Y. W. C. A. und N. C. A. in the spring were unusually successful Altogether, considering these points and the fact that 135 men—two thirds of the men in school__are “Y members, cerluinly it can be -said that this has been a most successful year for the River Falls Y.” One Hundred Sreentp-FireV I?oung Women's Christian gfafeforiation Gertrude Potter Stella Pedersen Madce Martin • Thelma Hovde Mabel Jacobson Florence Walker Thelma Mears Marie Strevey Miss Hathorn - CABINET President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Devotional Chairman IP’or Id Fellowship Chairman Social Service Chairman Social Chairman Faculty Advisor Power Pedersen Martin Hovde Jecoltoa Mears Walker Survey U ij 1 ll .17 i One Hundred Seventy-Sixi. m. c. a. i $ v s The Y. W. C. A. opened its program for this year by joining with the other Christian Associations in sponsoring an all school “mixer,” September 16. Later, an impressive candle-light service was held in the auditorium. One hundred and twenty-nine girls joined the Y. W. C. A. that night. Every Tuesday evening an interesting discussion was held. The unique idea of conducting a “Charm School” attracted many girls other than regular members. Several joint devotional meetings were held with the Y. M. C. A. The girls showed a true Christmas spirit by making novel gifts which they sent to the poor children in Cade’s Cove, Tennessee, and to the County Poor Farm at Ellsworth. They also made things for the children’s ward in the local hospital. This organization is not without its parties. A gypsy party for all the girls in school was given and proved to be a great success. Dime Day was another unique idea. The girls offered to press trousers, black shoes, cut hair, darn socks, or give manicures for a dime. The installation service at which the new cabinet members assumed their duties was a delightful service. Toward the end of the school year the three religious organizations held a joint picnic. Throughout the year the Y. W. C. A. has been raising a fund to send two girls to the Geneva Conference this summer. f , - 15 I IV-I i Id W One Hundred Seventy-SevenMary Burke Rhinehart Gruber iSormal Catholic Association OFFICERS First Semester Second Semester Mary Burke......................President - - - Rhinehart F. Gruber George White .... Vice President - Joseph Ritchie Florence Farrell - - Secretary and Treasurer - - - Mona St. Louis Faculty Advisor.......................Mr. Junkman Glen P. Junkman One Hundred Seventy-EightiSormal Catholic goctation Back Ron—Shit Id I, Catty, BM. G, Manlori, O'Malley, Canary, Burke. Ferrell. Alfonte. Collir.i. McDonald. Me- l.augklln, Bllchlr, CkrltlDon Midolk Row—Ah. Junkt nm (Atlvlior), Vri ukarl, Dunbar, llintrnbrock, McDonald. Kabarle. Kelley. Bcnnry. Siemcek. Catty, Buckley, Farrell, Conrad, Calone, Burke, Cruder Fiioxr Row- Monitor, llattkint, Fatlebck, II rilin'g, Bollrr. Si. I.oult. McLnngUn. O'Brien, Zorn. Me Andretti. Bonnet. Devine, Flligerald, Foley oM if I( flTHE Normal Catholic Association is an organization consisting of the Catholic students of the school. Under the direction of our able advisor, Mr. Junkman, our society has completed one of its most succsesful years. Regular meetings were held every Tuesday evening and varied programs were given. These programs consisted of talks by Father Fassbendcr, musical selections, group discussions, and numbers given by students. A number of parties were given throughout the year for the enjoyment of the members and their friends. The parties were usually held at the church parlors where the students received a very hearty welcome from Father Fassbendcr. We believe that our organization has made all our members better acquainted with our religion, improved our ideals, and has made us better accustomed to the shouldering of responsibilities, and has given us valuable practice in addressing an audience. V) M ? i o l ()»ir Hundred Seventy-NineKlll.i: liAIIDKIt Ford Thurston First Semester Erle Barber ................ Clayton Case................ Adolph Hansen • Vic Peterson................ Faculty Advisor 9grifallian OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Second Semester • • Ford Thurston - Irwin Correy • - - Leonard Madison Clarence Nyht Mr. Johnson One Hundred EightyBack Hon A'yht, Thurston, Fritz, Johnson, llrlggscn. Thompson, Coir, Smith, Hushury, llamen, fieluke, U'irrner, Enloe Mlum Hon—Peterson, Hansen. Casey, Sah nist, llurkc, II eber, .Ibrahamsrn, Yahnke. Chapman, U'ol e, Pellett Fnn H « Lamphere, Barber, l.undeen, Brake ield. Ueeker, Mullendore, Dillbrennrr. Cooke, San ord, Miller, Elmblade Sgrifallian ®HE Agrifallian Club, whose membership includes all students of agriculture, is an organization for the purpose of providing training in public speaking, debating, and parliamentary practice. The regular programs of the year were formerly put on by a committee which was usually appointed at the preceding meeting. This year a program committee was selected for each meeting at the beginning of the year, each senior acting as chairman of one committee. On several occasions members spoke on various timely topics. At other times up-to-the-minute questions were debated. Up to the present time the society has had no pin or insignia at any time. This year a standard insignia was adopted for the society. Public work in which the club engaged was in assisting at the Farmers’ Institute held in January. A large share of the detail of caring for and arranging exhibits was carried out by Agrifallian members, and they attended lectures in large numbers both days. A Poultry and Grain Show is planned and managed by the students of the Agriculture Department under the supervision of members of the agriculture staff- The next public appearance of the club was to assist in the Agricultural Field Day held on the College Campus in May. The students put on demonstrations, which arc coached by senior students, prepare educational exhibits, fit animals for show, and carry on various other types of work not possible in the class room. The speaker for the banquet of the evening was Mr. L. M. Snsmnn. In every way the club has proved itself a valuable adjunct of the School of Agriculture and interest promises to remain just as keen for another year. With the establishment of the four year course leading to a degree, and the improvements now being made, the future of the Agrifallian Club looks promising indeed. One Hundred Highly-OneOne Hundred Eighty-Two Surelia First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Elaine Forsyth • President Evelyn Jensen Helen Hawkins - Vice President • - - Margaret Hellweg Alice Kuhnly Secretary-T reasurer Norma Haunschild Faculty Advisor Miss Schlosskk One Hundred Evjhty-Threc •Rural life Club First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Carl Knutson President Walter Josephson Anita Rieck - - Vice President ■ Carl Brakken Norma Tubman Secretary Francis McGinley Gertrude Engelhardt - • - Treasurer Louise Matyke Faculty Advisor.......................Mr. Malott One Hundred Eighty-FourBscn Row Smarts. Berndl. V«(|r, Bands. Srhmii. Jontnd. Coho . Chituimaira. Joh■»—. Kirch. Peters. Otcm Mmcix Row—JWi.fr. Englehsidt. uU,.. Uirehion. KmmUom. MtGinlcj. Kirch. Mist Jorsttd. Krckmmk. Fleming Futxr low— Ur. Union (Adtisor). John:, . Uiller. Daniels. Coff. Andtno . Cornclhon. handler g, Chrisiicnstn. Pnsmk Mural life Club IPHE Rural Life Club is an organization made up of students taking a rural course. y The aim of this club is to train its members to be leaders in rural communities and to make the rural school take its place in the social life as well as the educational life of the community. To accomplish this, we have had regular meetings every two weeks with a variety of programs, consisting of parliamentary practice, debate on a rural subject, readings, recitations, addresses, and music, both instrumental and vocal. As has been customary in past years, we held our annual banquet in November in the cafeteria. We were very fortunate in securing State Superintendent John C. Callahan as the speaker of the evening. He gave a very interesting talk on a subject interesting to us who plan on teaching in rural schools. The county superintendents from surrounding counties were also guests at this occasion. Another outstanding social event of the year in this organization was the Leap Year Valentine party to which we invited members of the Agrifallian Society and professors in the Agriculture Department and their wives. The evening was spent playing games, with a trip to the theater to see “The High School Hero,” and refreshments. This being Leap Year the girls of the R. L. C. planned the party and did the escorting to the show. A trip to the Minnesota state prison at Stillwater is now being discussed, so possibilities are that such an interesting and educational trip will be made in the near future. One Hundred Eight! FiveLois Hunt Ethyl Morgan First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Lois Hunt President Lois Hunt Ethel Morgan - Vice President - • - Ethel Morgan Gertrude Urnes - Secretary - Cora Larson Evelyn Sansburn - Treasurer Mary Catone Faculty Advisor Miss Greene Albkrta Greene One Hundred Eighty-Six I I V s' Id Back Ituw—5(on«. Oilman. CnConr. Jacobson. B'ennerberg, Cruet. I'ritcbett. Unen. Xrppi, Fehled. McLnm-kUn. Thorpe. G. Haft. Witreen. Marfan. StUon .Hii di,i: Kim Mm-,, O’Brien. Zorn. Santburn. M. Hughes. MeCLtrg. ’• . Ilruiie. II. Hughes, Heiberg. Amundsen. V. Unit. " F»OKf K ow'—I.'h in nod:. Knutson, Towers, Hunt. C. Vastau. Hiss Crtene I Minor). Dunn. King. V. I'assau. figen. Swensrn. Grotenlais. Hoe! g. € . ITHE G. 0. P. has had the usual success this year in all of its activities. A new system for taking in members was begun this year and has proved very successful. By this system the new people are kept one term as pledges before they can become real members. During the first term ten pledges were picked from the girls who have previously attended school here, and were initiated at the end of the first term. For the second term fifteen girls were selected from the Freshmen, who were initiated at the end of that term. By this system the girls become acquainted with the organization before they become real active members. As usual this year, the G. 0. P. was ready at any time to back the school in all its activities. At the pep meetings and games they were found in a body with all their pep with them. Last year the G. 0. P. bought the picture, “King Lear." for the training school, but it was not framed at that time. This year they framed the picture and presented it to the Junior High School, where it now hangs in the English department. Turning to the social side, we find equal success. At Homecoming the annual G. 0. P. banquet was the usual success, with many old grads hack. In November was held an informal dance in the Society Room, which was attended by about eighteen couples. The week before Christmas the G. 0. P. girls together with the members of the Lincolnian were entertained at a Christmas tea by Miss Greene. On January twenty-ninth occurred the annual G. 0. P. formal, which was an unusual success. The gym was decorated in colonial style with old rose and gray as the color scheme. The last event of the year was the annual banquet on Commencement Day, for which many old members were back. r. yr One Hundred Eighty-Seven LeRoy Ll'bekc John Burke Kncolnian First Semester OFFICERS Second Semester Le Roy Luberg • President • John Burke Lewis Troyer - • - - - Vice President - Lyle Lamphere Foster Mitchell - Secrelary-T reasurer Hoyt Johnson Faculty Advisor Mr. Mitchell One Hundred Right’ ■RightB«k l(o- T .r t. Sombke. thoa. Been. Jokn,cn. Fenun. IHtlfoenner. „neng. ilooncy. 'e M»»«. R— H„4int. Tkom om, Zmiekey. Uiiekell. Bony. Lymom. C« c». CA fcffauM. Skidd,. MiukeU (.IJuiof). Ohoii _ . ■ _ ... pM»f l(. « Lorphttc. ni«, «W r. O—rmom. Uketg. Bike. Ctimm. Wo, net. C y. lokn m. Smith lincolnian ®HE Lincolnian Society is an organization of college men who are interested in tlie promotion of forensics. The society fosters and promotes true River Falls school spirit and backs all school activities. Its members are among the most influential of the student body. Meeting arc held every other week at which the business of the society is transacted and interesting programs including debates and speeches are given. Special meetings of the year include the election of officers and the traditional initiation ceremonies. The Lincolninns have during the past year taken an active part in all pep meetings, added much to the Homecoming program, and have distributed school booster badges at appropriate times throughout the year. The society sponsored the play ‘Three Wise Fools,” the proceeds from which went to defray expenses for college debate. Each year the organization, with the school’s interest at heart, entertains the visiting high school students who take part in the District Oratorical Contest held at River Falls. The Lincolnian Debating Society has earned for itself the name of being one of the most active organizations in school. The society's success has been due in a large measure to its able advisor, Mr. Mitchell. One Hundred Ki'jhty-SinrOne Hundred Ninety3 Chronicle SEPTEMBER A. D. 1927, September 12—Anil then, after midsummer, llie ureal lioil came lo our portals. The inliuhitniil were la ken by storm by ibis fearless horde. Hut the king arose, summoned bis wilan, and earnest ly set about procuring iribule; so lliul the forces subsided in preparation for peaceful existence or warlike attacks. 13—The king divining their purpose, assembled the body this day in the common hall for further organization. 16—The evening of this day saw a fore planned gathering lake place. The forces of the Y. W. C. A.. Y. M. C. A., and N. C. A. banded together lo fetch the new army to the gymnasium for a joyful meeting. This was a most joyous assemblage. New forces met new und old alike. Music and contests tested the powers and likes of the whole citizenship. And then I ho forces disbursed, ns it was, under a while dag of truce. 27—Another gathering proclaimed brought out the forces of the classes which organized themselves into strong and fearful bands. They were led by powerful leaders: Ralph Peterson. Lyle Lamphere, James Casey, and John Burke. OCTOBER 1—After much earnest preparation the football forces of Macalester invaded the territory of the Falls and a pitched battle was held. Fortunately small injuries were met with. 16—This evening began the celebration for a furious battle to be held the day after. All forces joined to enter joyfully into preparation at the Pep Fest for the Homecoming Siege with the Stout invaders. IS—And then this day was the great event of Homecoming held for which much preparation had been made. The ships were first sent on the expedition of the Parade: almost IS hips began their way thither despite the rain and wind which came against them. And then afterwards the nation's toil spent itself in a raging battle: the victory fell to the Falls and the army went forth rejoicing. The good fortune which had befallen our country brought all forces out to see the booty of the bonfire and dance. 18—Very speedily after the great Homecoming conflict came the Meletean benefit "Michael Strogoff,” an event of marvelous splendor. 22—Another battle was held this day In the country of the Kau Claire. Good fortune was with the victorious Fulls host. 25—This day the king commanded the nation to assemble to listen to musicians from the neighboring province of Elmwood. Soon after began the long struggle of wordy tryouts. 28—Again a foreign foe invaded the football territory of the Falls. Tribute was accepted to be paid by the invading host which soon fled from the field. NOVEMBER I— Again the leaders of such forces as might be found commanded the whole population to join in the invasion of the Down Town and to mukc up the annual “walk out" parade. 5—A horde of Superior Northmen descended upon this day and waged a valiant but losing fight with our football army. II— Then the king commanded that the whole nation be called out to the great ball to earnestly remember the great truce which was declared in 1918. The football army of the Falls went forth to ravish and plunder the country of the Stevens Point. 14—'Forthwith the ruler and wilan again called for the citizens to listen to Miw Chapman speak about the certain occasion of her visit to that far off land of the Europeans- 16— Again the citizens were called into the great hall to listen to Mr. Hill, a member of the great wilan. who lighted the beacons of present history. 17— And then once more a nearby province sent forth its Orphcu Club to our inhabitants. Many people assembled in the ball to profit by this event. 18— On this evening a marvelous spectacle appeared before the long assembled host. Lo! with much music and laughter the appearance of “The Three Wise Fools” was accepted and tribute paid. 22—Much discussion arose over the sigh of the Junior High Book Week Play. The dress of the army was exceedingly wonderful. One Hundred Sinety-One23—Thf whole nation was called out and allowed in a body to return to the home provinces. Then after dismissal, on a second day hence, the powerful football host met the La Crosse, and was only able to hold its own in the struggle which ensued. The return march was light as no booty was taken. 30—And after the Thanksgiving came much preparation for the Examination struggle which began this day. Much toil wa« waited, and the whan appeared more aweful. The vast and costly siege was ended on the third day. When the tribute was again extracted on the fifth day following. DECEMBER 2—Upon a certain occasion much celebrating was done. The force of the Rural Life Club the evening of this day invaded the Cafeteria for a splendid feast. Several powerful leaders were present. J— Again after the battle of the Examination was a host assembled in the form of a Sophomore Party. 5—A feast was prepared to which the witan commanded the football host to march. 7—Thither came the mighty King Blizzard with his invading foe of the Snow. Greatly opposed on all sides; yet the host marched at will. Then was commanded the whole nation to come forth to repair the roads and highways of the damage. Traffic was not allowed to move. But the citizens on the third day began to recover from the powerful invasions. 16—The host having been faithful, it befell that it was dismissed for fourteen days to invade and plunder at will its home land. The booty was to he taken J ack us the ships returned again to gather at the Falls at the end. Thus was the nation most joyous in preparation. JANUARY A. D. 1928, January 9, 10. 11—Once again the whole nation was assembled at the great hall at the command of the leaders of the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. to listen to Arthur Rugh. 13—This day our valiant cheer leaders commanded the citizens to assemble for the first Pep Fest for the basketball struggle. Accordingly the following evening a pitched conflict was held with the La Crosse- 14—Thus came forth the first invasion of our powerful basketball forces. Great wa the rejoicing as the army of the l.a Crosse paid tribute to our invaders. 19—This day a terrible disaster befell our nation. Iz»! in the early hours of the morning came a kidnapping bandit invasion. The guard opposed violently, but all in vain. Thus wa it that no force could stop the onslaught prepared for capture. And then the army rallied and a fast and furious chase followed to the province of the St. Paul. There were the invaders themselves captured and held to wait until the high court judge decreed punishment upon the offenders. 21—Once more our valiant army went forth and ravaged the country of the Eau Claire. Then was more tribute paid to our warrior . 27—Much activity was witnessed as all the musical forces joined arms. For it befell that a decree had gone forth that a great musical assemblage was to be held this evening. The formidable forces were led by the most powerful Band. 28—The final preparation for the event of the G. O. P. formal ball was made amid much splendor. Nevertheless great sadness reigned among the whole nation: for the much feared plague of the scarlet fever had descended upon us. Our most worthy captain Kurt had be-come a victim- Others loo were reported overcome hv the disease. This day was a pitched battle held in the province of the Superior. Then it was decreed, though it was hateful, that we should pay tribute to our enemies. 31—Great joy was now witnessed. Our most worthy legislature and Governor had seen fit to decree the passage of our long awaited Appropriation Bill. Then it befell that much preparation was made for the disposal of such tribute, when companies were ravaged to furnish our halls again. Then again new leaders were elected to command the class forces: Benjamin West. William Hunt, Robert Smith, and John Burke. This was no sooner done than a long, furious struggle was begun within our borders. The wild and terrible battles of the intermural basketball forces were raging. FEBRUARY 3—Now it befell that another member of the witan came before us in the great assembly hall. Mr. Stratton most vividly put before us problems which past forces have been unable to destroy. Ome Hundred yinety-Ttco4—Once again this day the freshman forces arose and declared an assemblage for a joyous parly. Much merry-making was had. 9— The final most wordy battle of our time look place on this day. Tribute was paid to John Davison by the opposing three forces. 10— Once again two powerful forces joined for a joyful meeting: Rural Life Club and Agrifallinn. Here they invaded and ravaged the Falls Theater. 12—Once again did our host meet the army of the l.a Crosse. And then was tribute demanded from our warriors. 15—Then ii befell that King Ice came forth and demanded tribute of several of our nation. Tragic and amusing were the mishaps which befell our citizenship. 17—The nation was taken by storm by a terrible gypsy host the evening of this day. Campfires, fortune telling and those practices which accompany such people were raised. Nevertheless the men escaped and held a great feast in the great gymnasium. 19—Now did the basket ball warriors go forth to conquer the army of Stout again. 26— And then was another battle held with the forces of the Eau Claire. Once more was tribute paid by our enemies. 27— The evening of this day brought forth the vaudeville. The hosts assembled at the great hall with much expectation to be fulfilled. Many were the scenes which came before their eyes. 28— A foreigner, a Japanese, from a far distant province invaded our territory. With the forces of the Y. M. C. A. he held the battle. MARCH 1— Now came a fearful invasion by the Superior Northmen. Once more very joyfully did our army extract tribute from the invaders. 2— And then came the first vigorous wordy huttlc with the Eau Claire. And tribute was paid by the invading host. 8, 9, 10—Once more broke forth the siege of the examinations. And then the oil burned low in the morning in the vast and fearful preparation. Many fell in the battle. Never- theless some were distinguished as victorious, and demanded tribute. 14, 15, 16—A peaceful yet warlike horde invaded our territory. Battle after battle broke forth und the walls shook with the noise of them. Army after army went down to defeat in the grand tournament. A next most fiery battle ensued in a far away province. Wordy and furious grew the contest from whence John Burke and John Davison drew small tribute. 23—Much discussion was again raised as the citizens saw preparation for a festival. Grand was the spectacle of the plays of the evening of this day. 30—Preparation once more was very great as the Junior High came again before an assemblage of the whole nation. And now were all to have a glimpse of lively, sunny, musical Hawaii in the presentation before them this evening. APRIL 5-12—Once more the king decreed that the forces abandon our halls to plunder and rejoice in the Easter-tide. Amid this was much preparation done by the army for the forthcoming event of the Graduation. Much discussion arose in our nation. It befell that while the army and forces slept a strange mishap came to one of our witan. Great was the mourning there as Mr. Hill appeared without his long cherished comrade. 18—Once more the king commanded a meeting of the whole nation in the great assembly hall. Musicians from the far away territory of the North Dakotas invaded our province. At their head came c powerful leader who was once a member of our witan. 26, 27—A terrible invasion and siege came upon us these days. A large army from nearby provinces took possession by their musical prowess. Many battles were fought. The victors were few. and much tribute was given. Never!Iiclcss on the evening of the last day it befell that a truce was declared, to the satisfaction of the hosts. MAY 11—Great and secret preparation having been finished there came the long expected day of the Junior Prom. Hosts came from all parts of the province to see the wondrous spectacle. The forces all came forth in gallant array led by our powerful leader William Hunt. Much discussion preceded and followed this eventful assemblage. h— One Hundred Ninety-Three S17—This day il befell that a great army invaded our hall. The king decreed a day of celebration for the whole nation. Much joy went out through all the land at this proclamation of Dedication. 23—And then about this time there was brought forth the yearly Manuscript. Much preparation had been used for this event. Scribes and drawer of pictures toiled long and earnestly to complete the Manuscript. Joy greeted the long awaited product. JUNE 1.2—Once more came the final invasion of the examinations led by the beloved, feared whan. Great rejoicing was held over the final downfall of the last Examination and the rise of our glorious nation for its final triumph. 3. 4, 5, 6—And now came the final triumph of the eventful year. This week, it befell, was begun by a grand assemblage. Then rapidly came the play, the great feast, and then the final attack whence the wall of the Diploma was broken down; and the portals closed. But soon it was decreed that they would open again to subdue the forthcoming invasion. —Lucilk M a LOTT. One Hundred SinetyFourf m I If ©uc Cfjarm sfetfjool There ivere some little love affairs; That is, they started out. This gave the Meletean Staff Good stuff to write about. Now a lot of them have busted. And there’s nothing left but tears; But we’re printing all their pictures Just to keep as souvenirs. it Vr I VI As One Hundred Ninety-FiveOne Hundred Ntnetp-SIxOne Hundred Ninety-SevenOne Hundred Ninety-EightOne Hundred Ninety-Nine BBHB1 Two Hundred■■I c Two Hundred Oneoo»2 p9Jpui%R 0012Two Hundred ThreeTwo Hundred Pour ✓ N Two Hundred FiveMY IDEA OF PARADISE Occasionally in the fleeting moments from the time when my head touches the pillow until I drop off into profound slumber, there come to me vague, disconnected ideas of a place of blissful felicity where there are no Century Handbooks, no geography notebooks, and no final examinations. There I should not meet with any of the three classes of people whom I cannot tolerate: those who say, “Give me Juicy Fruit or give me death,” those who read sub-titles at the movies, and those who eat the frosting from their cake and then reproachfully view the cake itself. There the teachers allowed to enter would be cautioned, “Abandon that pedagogical attitude, all ye who enter here.” There I might find an abundance of good literature and bad books, but none of Emerson’s works. There I might find friends and companions and classmates, but meet with none of the horrors of rows of desks within red brick walls. Would not this be paradise? NOTICE I have taken the exclusive agency for the new maximeter just invented last week. I am in a position to furnish the entire student body with this wonderful device of which every student has long dreamed, but never hoped to see perfected. For the benefit of those who do not know, the maximeter is a very delicate apparatus designed to separate the facts from the bull of any Profs lectures. —Marshall Norsenc, Sales Manager. FAMOUS LAST WORDS I’m sorry, but I already have a date. But Prof., I didn’t hear your question. But central. I've already dropped in a nickle. Listen, Heem, I stopped at that intersection. I have a little pony Thai is lots of help to me. And when I write my final tests, keep it on my knee. And if the questions bother, I fust glance upon my card; Cause when you've got a pony, The tests are never hard. Tiro II uiulrtd SixTHE FIFTH YEAR CLASS To those whose undying loyalty to college traditions has prompted them to remain on our beloved campus for a fifth year, enrolling in courses a second or third time, if need be, to occupy themselves with scholastic endeavor, we dedicate this page. It is they who perpetuate the school's traditions. They lubricate the school’s machinery from one generation to another — verily they are the oil cans of the institution. We humbly doff our hats to this honor legion, among whom are our friends—Frank Rademacher and Theodore Olson. FOUND River Falls is a good place to attend college. Eight o'clocks are not entirely pleasant. Graduation isn’t nearly as much fun as we thought. It doesn’t pay to run for a street car or a girl, there will be another one along in a minute. It doesn’t pay to stag it to the Prom. College days may be nice, but college nights are nicer. The good looking girls already have dates. A scene of beauty from the windows of the Meletean office. The small boy who has caught a strange dog, and the fisherman who is looking for a place to keep his worms may be the justification, but we raise the question. (o)Ma love the college faculty From Prexy to Dick Eide. They made me what I am today— hope they re satisfied. It cost my daddy plenty To keep me here in schoolf And now “Good-bye” to profs and pats— I hope Pm no darn fool. Tiro Hundred SevenTtco Hundred Eight y HI II i l.l. R 1 i jnuijp 


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