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CUr N ’ ,rinART Wis.:. I CCLLEStGit c h e Gum e r DEDICATION As an expression of appreciation for his constant and true loyalty to the Superior State Normal School we dedicate this THE GITCHE GUMEE OF 1915 TO JAMES A. MERRILL 72953——— 0 i tc h e Gum e e BOARD OF REGENTS OF NORMAL SCHOOLS REGENT EX-OFFICIO C. P. Cary. State Superintendent .... Madison REGENTS APPOINTED; Edward J. Dempsey...................Oshkosh Clough Gates................. Superior H. (). Hamilton........................Whitewater Emmet Horan........................Eau Claire Theodore Kronsiiage ....................Milwaukee Duncan McGregor.............Plattcville George R. Nelson....................Stevens Point W. P. Ramer..........................River Falls W. F. Wolfe...........................La Crosse Mrs. Theodora W. Vou.mans .... Waukesha8 G I TCHE G U M EE I)r. C. J. Roli.efsox Physiology, Medical Inspection Si. Oh fs College. A. B. University of Minnesota. Cornell University. liusli Medical College, M.l). Kl.OA M. Si I MARHR Assr. Supervisor of Practice Teaching .Milwaukee Stale Normal Sellout. University of Wisconsin. Tuirlicrs' College. Columbia Uuivor si tv. G. M. Palmi:r English Illinois Slate Normal. Illinois State University, A. H., A. M. Nona MacQuii.kix Reading, Rhetoric University of Chicago, I’ll. B.9 G I TC I I F. G U M F F Marion- Pibrcb Physical Culture Chicago School ol' Physical I'Mueation .•uni (Expression. English [-'oik Da net- Society, St rat• for«l-on-Avon. Columhin College of Expression. Clli-‘•ago. Lucilk Shields Music, Drawing luilinitnpnlis Conservatory of .Music. Indianapolis Art Institute. Northwestern I'niversity. V. K. Bramax Manual Training Normal Training School, N. V. OsWCgo Manual Training School. (jRACIi BRIXTOX Composition, Penmanship I’niversity of Wisconsin, Ph. B.10 G IT C H E G UME E MW—11—W ■■■G I T c H E G U M E E12 Gitche Gum ee i miiMimita J. A. Williams Psychology, Theory Indiana University, M.A. V. E. McCaskill President Slate Normal School. Warrensburgh, Mo. Ohio Wesleyan University, A. IS., A. M. University of Chicago, I’ll. I). Marine Biological Laboratories, Wood's Hole, Mass. James A. Merrill Geology, Physiography, Geography William T revel I College. State Normal. Warrensbargh, Mo. Universitv of Chicago. Harvard, S. B. Katherine Schlegel German Itiver toills Normal. University of Wisconsin. Colombia I niversitv, IS.S. University of California. Ellen I. Clark History University of Chicago, A.B. Harriet Eaton Librarian Pratt Institute. H. T. Wyatt Physics, Algebra Pealmilv College, Nashville, Tenn., A.B. University of Chicago, B.S., M.S.G I T C H E G U M E E 13 Asa M. Royce Principal Training Department Oshkosh Normal. University of Wisconsin, IM.B. May Hill Kindergarten Director University of Chicago. Kindergarten Collegiate Institute, Chicago. Nellie Wilkinson Composition, Rhetoric Northwestern University, 13.A. Lydia Kreutz Critic Grammar Grades IMattovillo Norninl School. University of Wisconsin, I’h. It. Belle Brady Critic Primary Dept. University of Chicago. Nettie Moulton Critic Intermediate Grades Mankato Norninl. University of Wisconsin, II. A. Lola B. Craig Drawing Winona Norninl School. University of Nebraska. Art Institute, Chicago. Applied Arts Institute, Chicago. Jeanne Kirwan Critic Lower Intermediate Grades University of Wisconsin. 9292 “WHAT'S IN A NAME?” Mr. McCaskill to Mr. Merrill, in the office: “There will he a man up here to see you this afternoon about what he has found in his well.” Mr. Merrill (in disgust): “Have him see Wheal- don.”Gitche StaffChapter I. 1. And it came to pass on the fifteenth day of the ninth month, in the year of our I ord nineteen hundred and fourteen, that a tribe of Freshmen came forth from the Central High School and passed down the street called Belknap. 2. When the leader among them cried: Behold, what manner of people are these approaching our temple of learning? 3. Hut the others stood silent and marveled; for when before had there come in their path such fair and intelligent maidens, such wise and mighty youths? 4. So the Freshmen counselled together and selected a tribal spokesman, whom they sent to commune with the strangers. 5. And when the spokesman returned, bringing with him one of the strangers, lie spake thus to his comrades: 6. Behold the mighty Edward, of the tribe of Hinterbcrg. Speak to us, () noble Edward, of yonder valiant throng. 7. And verily I say unto you, the hearts of the green and ignorant Freshmen are filled with wonder as they gaze on the learned Edward, and list to his words of wisdom. S. Behold, we of yonder throng are the exalted and scholarly Seniors, the pride of the Superior Normal. .Many are the Seniors that have gone before us. but verily 1 prophesy unto you that the works of these shall perish; but our fame shall endure forever. 9. And so it was. Chapter 11. 1. And after many days, this mighty tribe of Seniors assembled in a great room to counsel on matters of state. 2. And great was the joy among them; for already their wisdom had become known among men; 3. Yea, even the noble teachers, those mighty and exalted sages, had proclaimed them to he flu champions in all wisdom and understanding. 4. Now it came to pass that they chose a leader, and the maiden was called Grace, surnamed Cliff. 5. And there were other rulers of this tribe: Cadigan, mighty in valor: Mary, surnamed Clark, the keeper of the tribe’s gold; and Marian Mooney, the learned scribe. 6. And it came to pass that the leader. Grace, spake unto the tribe, saying: Ect us rejoice and have a feast and exclude these insignificant tribes, the Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen, from partaking of it.16 G I T C H E G U M E E 7. And the whole tribe rose up and said: () mighty Grace, thou of the . wondrous brain and intellect, so we shall. 8. And verily I say unto you, they made merry at this party, and the rooms of Crownhart Hall rang with the joy thereof. Chapter III. 1. And lo, it came to pass, when winter’s snow had melted away, that a great sorrow fell upon the tribe. 2. For in the grand assembly, when all the tribes were gathered together to join their voices in song, there appeared the sage, McCaskill, the exalted chief of the temple; 3. And under his arm he carried a mighty book, and on his face there lurked the smile of triumph. 4. And from the book he read the names of all the tribesmen. 5. And lo, it came to pass that many of the learned Seniors were missing. 6. And the sage cried out in his wrath: Evil are the ways of the Seniors, and their villainy endureth forever. 7. Verily the path of the learned is rough and stormy. Chapter IV. 1. Verily, verily, the tribe is about to leave the temple forever, and great is their misery and woe. 2. Hut remember the words of the mighty Edward to the Freshmen: Verily, their works will never perish and their fame will endure forever. 3. And let no man take away from this the record of the tribe of the Seniors of nineteen fifteen. GITCHE GUMEE STAFF Kditor iiiCliicf..................................................................... Mooxky Associate Editor.............................................................GR'CB Ci.irv Advisory Editor........................................................A. I). S. (Iii.i.ktt Business Manager...............................................................David IfOBBRTS Staff Artist.................................................................Hazel Cott Senior Editor..................................................................Laura White Junior Editor................................................................Francks Huoiiks Sophomore Editor...............................................................Mykox Morrill Freshman Editor...........................................................WbNDBI.L JACKSON Sub-Freshman Editor......................................................................Pawl Tiiatciibr Athletic Editor...........................................................Clifford Binciiokf Organization Editor......................................................................Annk Christman i Maudk Harris Local Editors..........................................................• I)UI-CIK Okarv ( Mkrlk 'Flic Gitchk staff here takes the opportunity to thank the whole faculty of the Superior State Normal School for all that they have done to broaden our minds and increase our knowledge in the past two years. We wish to thank Mr. Gillett for his advice and help, which has enabled us to publish this book; Miss Curtis, for her splendid selection of records which makes every Victrola hour a source of inspiration and joy; Miss MacQuilkin, for her untiring efforts to bring to Superior the best of music, giving an opportunity to hear something really fine at a price that is within the reach of every student; the program committee, for its choice of speakers and lecturers for assembly period; and the rest of the faculty, not only for training the debating or athletic reams, producing beautiful pageants, increasing the art work or whatever the particular task of each may be, hut for the inspiring and broadening influence of their personalities, as well as their class work. In return for all this, we wish we could have produced a finer book, one which would more nearly have fulfilled our ideals and aspirations. We realize that the Gitciie Gumf.b is not perfect, that we have fallen short in many ways; but remember we arc human. We have done our best. The Gitchh Gumee Staff.G I T CHE GUMEE 17 VSENIORS Grace Cliff Kau Cl President of Senior Class, '15. Assistant Editor of GlTCIIK. 'In; Dr Study, 'l l. 'I"): V. W.C. A.. 'In; Athletic A «-iation. 'll; llerinian Litem ry Society, 14 ‘ ‘ She is one of I he { iris i on eon always pend upon, when there is tint work' lo be ( or fun lo be liatl. ” Cacican Supei Vice President of Class. 15. President Lyceum Delta til)}' Club, 'll; 1 ident Social Science Club, 'In. Everything he does he does well; anil does everythin! . ” Mary Clark Super Treasurer Class, '15. Girls’ Athletic Association, '14. “•She Inis as many virtues as there s ioki s in a wheel. ’ ’ Marian Mooney Super Secretary Class, '14, 'In. lOditor in-Cliicf GrrctlK, 'In; Dnuna Stu 'In; Girls’ Athletic Association, ’ll. ‘ Sterling , and rinys Inn: every lime.” David Roberts Superi Business Manager ClTCIlB, 'In. GirciiK Stall', 'll; Football, Ml, 'I Basketball, 'll; Lyceum Debating Club, 1 Boys’ Glee Club, '14, 'In. ‘ ‘ The seen ! of success is constancy to pi pose. ’ ’ Leose Le I enlre Chippewa Kal Vice President Class, '14; Drama Stud 14, ‘In; Glee Club, 'll, 'In; Athletic Assoc: lion, II. “ Her iicijuainltincc is worlh cull initial . SI eon f irc the kind of friendship I hill makes yt {flail yon arc liriny.” 1SENIORS Nbllb Welch Ashland President Drama Study, ’15; V. W. 0. A., 15: llerinian Literary Society, Ml; Athletic Association, Ml. “ Hlctil ti'ilh i temper whose uneloudal ray am make to-morrow as cheerful as to-day.” Hazel Cott Shell Lake President (lirls' l.ilerarv Society, M5-Y.W.C.A., M5; Stair Artist,' M5. "Coil made her small in order lo do a more choice hif of workmanship.” Philliim s Barron Drama Study, M-l, M5; Y.W.C.A., M5; (■iris' Athletic Association, M l. “ You are wisely silent in your own worth, .ln l therefore ’Iwere a sin for others lo be so.” Nathalie Wilkinson Ashland President Kindergarten Class, M5; Drama Study, M5. “ lYherc'er she yocs, she carries her horseshoe.” Jutilda Almquist Superior Treasurer Y. W. C. A., M5. "A per feel woman, nobly planned, To warm, lo comfort and command.” Lily Johnson Superior Athletic Association, M l. "Silence is the pcrfcclcst herald of joy.” 19SENIORS Gladys Newland Superior “.I f cmlie mind by yen tie deeds is k'HOiru.” Karen Bye Ashland Vico President Y. r. ('. A., "1.1; S. X. S. ’Ll; Literary Society. ’15. “ Surely Iter dreams must be sweet, Vise she would not dream.” Paul Williams Worthington, Inti. Football, ’14. ’15; Glee flub, 'll, '15; Lyceum l)el atiiig flub, ’14. ‘ Why hurry, when there’s lime to waste.'’ Grace Saunders Supcrioi “She seemed for diynity composed, .iml hit li exploit.” Ruth Holliday President Kindergarten Class, ’ll; Vie President Drama Study, '15. “ Life is indeed no holiday.” Bessie Bell Chctcl Drama Study, 15. ‘ ‘ She has eommon sense in a way Unit’s mi common. ’ ’SENIORS Alice Mooney Superior Athletic Association M l; (inrun Stall', 'l l; Basketball, M l. “.! hiiu(I lo me a I'inr dom is.” Grace Cooper Ashland Drama Study, M l, '15; V. V. C. A.. I I. MS; Athletic Association. Ml; Literary Society. Ml-S. X. S.C., M4. ' ‘ ‘ Jilernal .sunshine setllr.s on her Lois Anderson Marinette (lice Club, ' 14 ; Y. V. C. A.. I I, Mo; Athletic Association, 'l l; S. N.S.C., Ml. “ There etui mi r rent smoke arise hut then must he some fire.” I'A'ELYN CHANDLER Superior “ Thr bloom of olieuinr floirrrs' imsitllierl beauty, softness anil sweetest innoeeuee she wears, ami looks like nature in the world's first syriaft. ’' Irene Snoke Mcnonionic (•iris ’ Lit entry Society. Ml. Mo; Basketball, Ml; V.W.C.A., Mf . ‘ ‘ SlOttc but tliouyhlf ill are her net ions.” Esther Lofcren Superior “So wise, so yomiff, She can not lire lour —sint le 21SENIORS Miriam Solomon Superior “When ii n do dance. I irixh yon .■I mare o I he sen: Unit yon mi ah I rn r do .Xothini lint thill." Edith Cooley Chippewa Falls Dram:) Study, 'l l. Mo; («lee Club, M l. Mo; Y. V. ( . A., Mo; Athletic Association, M l. “.I lidn{ i uextion mark. ” Lulu Thompson Washburn Y. V. C. A., M l. Mo; Srcrelarv ami Treasurer Uirlx’ Literal'} Society. M l. “.I I most to nil thin i s could she tarn her hand. ' Edna Hock Rhinelander Drama Study, M l. Mo; S. X. S.O., M4. “Good nature and i ood sense mast cnr join." Adrian h AI cDonald Literary Society, Mo; Y. V. (.'. A., Mo. ‘ ‘ llexl she is liked, n ho is alike lo alt. ’' Annamae Perry Rhinelander Drama Study, M l, Mo; (Iirls Literary Society. Ml; President Y. W. ( . A., Mo. “.Xoir blessinifs on the man telio first in rented sleep. ’ 22SENIORS Rkgin'a Extrom Tomahawk Dmina Study, ’I"); Atlilotic Association, ’l l; Literary Society, ’15. “ Play on. play on; I am with yon there.” Kathhrixb Mungavin Superior Drama Study, ’15. “llit h flii hls she hail, anti wit and trill. Anil so her tony nr lay seldom si ill.” Clifford Bischoff Superior President «il Class; Football, ’la; llasketball, 'la; (lice Club, ’la; OlTClIK Staff. 15. ‘‘The dements are so mixed in him lliat nature mi fill I stand ay anti say. 'This is a man.’ ” da Jackson Superior Y. W.C.A., M5. “ Her mice iras ever soft, yenUe, and loir. All excellent Ihint in woman.” Grrtrudb Clock Drummond President Literary Society, 'la; Drama Study, la; Y. W.C.A. ‘‘To he merry best heroines yon; for, out of finest ion, yon were horn in a merry hour.' ’ Dkll O’Connrix Ashland Drama Study, ’15; V. W. ('. A. “ - fa inborn (truer, I hat not hint larked of failure or appliance— The warmth of f rnial ronrtesy, the calm of self-reliance. ’ ’ 21SENIORS Henry Gilbert Superior (Sloe Club. 14, li»; President Sophomore Class, '13. “ SlrcHj lli of limb ami policy of mi ml. Ability in munis anil choice of frinuls.” Nora Jensen Mcnomonic Drama Study. 15; V. V. ( . A.; Secretary and Treasurer Kindergarten Class, "15. “.I little Inn once in a H'hile mil lees the ichrrl spin more nisi It .' Violet Si dim ij. " Duluth “,l icimiinp mill , a pleasant smile.” Marie Hirscii Superior V. XV. C. A„ '15; Athletic Association, 'l l. ‘‘Her frit nils, I Her her books, are fete anil irell chosen. ’' Mary O’Brien Superior Athletic Association, ’ll. ' For she is just the i nirl lei ml. If hose mil are near caries.” Ovkila Christianson Bloomer r itemry Society. '15; Double (Quartet, '15, Eecrifthini she iimlcrtnkc irons to lie a cast success.'' 24SENIORS Karl H eiavic. Swiss Lyceum Debating, Ml. 44I nnwlcdt c conns of learn i up m il retained. '' Margubrkttb Sauer Sarona V. W. ('. A.. ’13; Literary Society, M3. “She is so free, so hint I, so blessed in disposition. ’ ’ Myrtle Smith Iron wood President Kindergarten ('lass, MS; V. V. C. A., MS; S. N.S.C., M l. “True to her irord, her work, and her friends. ’ ’ Ruth Hi lb Superior Drama Study Club, 'l l; V. Y, (', A. “Of their own merits, the modest are dumb, ’4 Nellie Seidel Tomahawk Drama Study, MS; Literary Society, MS. “ Whoever thinks her fanllp work to see. Thinks what ne’er was, nor is, nor e'er slndl be,” Ida Sterland Ashland Literary Society, MS; (lire Club, MS; Girls’ Quartet. 4 ‘ True as the needle to the pole. The dinI to the sun. ’ 26SENIORS Selma Swanstrom Superior “Oul of a silent Month cometli wisdom.’’ Rose Waseen v. v. o. a., ’12. “l)o i ou know I am o ironutn; II'hen think, must speak.” Anna Roy Bardon Superior “She mis—but words would foil to tell the i chat; Think' irhat u ironimi should Itr, mill she inis that.” Helen Anderson Y. W. 0. A., ’.15; Literary Society, ’li). “ Her ways ore way of ideasuutness, and all her imlhs me peace. Haugen Washburn “.I kind and gentle heart she has, To comfort friends and foes."SENIORS Mabel Freeman Superior “Cheerful ill morn she ten hex from .short repose, limit lies the deep air, mill enrols ns she fines.” Edith Gustafson Marinette Drama Study, ' W ; Atliletie Association, 11; Y.W.C.A. : S.X.S.C., M5. “ .1 liiiif li is trorlh a limulml y roans in any market.'’ H Bi.RN Horst Superior “Home ore filial to lanl a silent presence to the mass, hut they lire more neeilal Ilian the stars. ’ Florence Daiii.strand Rhinelander Y.W.C.A., ’ 1 • ; C!iris’ I itemry Society, MS. “ll’halcrer thou thirst at all, thou finest well. Adeline Bernard Superior ‘ iriiereeer she 'mils herself in life, she makes ii flood mhl it ion." Minnie Finstad Buck, Minn. S. X. S. (;., M4; Y. W. A., M4, 15; Drama Study, 14. M5. ‘‘Of such is ambition made.” 28SENIORS Vera Mann ell Barron “She is illI simplicity, a mature soft unit mild, (hi tin rente of womanhood, in heart a eery child.” Em elia Tiioorsbli. Superior Glee ‘1111), ’IH; V. V. A., Literary Society, ’!■». “ is not strength, hut art. obtains the prize.” Gertrude Wadak Ashland Literary Society, 15; Drama Study, ’1" . “He thine own self always, anil thou art hi cable. ’ ’ Arden Jackson Superior ‘ ‘ Then folloir me, anil flier me audience, friend. ’ ’ Catiiaryn Burke Kvelcth, Minn. ‘ ‘ For she teas jest the ipiiel L ind It'hoxi- nalur’s near enry, Like streams that keep a summer wind Snow-hid in .hnooary.” Minnie Hansen Milltown Drama Study, 13; V. W. C. A., ’ll; Literary Society, ’15. "So stru t and fair and on the square.” 2930SENIORS g,g Arthur John-son "The. force of his own merit makes his tea y.' ’ Anna Goetz Superior “.Is reserved a loss os e’er you’ll pass. ' ’ Esther Anderson Cliaffey “Quiet and sincere; with success her sole object.” Phyllis Sullivan International Falls, Minn. “Attempt the end. and never stand to doubt: Xolhing’s so hard but scorch wilt find it out.” Elizabeth Gray Superior President Class. ’12; ClTCHK Start’, M2; Athletic Association, '12, M3. “ I'nconscious as the sunshine. Simply sweet and generous os that.” Laura Keaougii Superior “Smiles, smiles, unending smiles, in radiant lines for miles and miles." 31 SENIORS Dorothy Tayi.or Superior Literary Society, ’IS. “. 1 ir r ys smiliny, ever rosy.'' Blanche Johnson Superior "Thou snyesl ttn unilispiiteil I hint in such a solemn mil .'' Mary Jiroai. Superior llerniian Literary Society, ‘II; Literary Society, MS. ".Ill tlmt I usl: is hut a mlinti ear." Ruth McNamara Shell Lake ,f Thout h moticsl anil ycutlc, she rules her torn mi ml; limit it inns—hut not a hit of a i riml. ’ ’ SlORil) Bkcki.UXD Superior “ Dili fhtfill Iasi; to rear the trailer thoui ht; To teach the you up hint lioir to shoot. ’ ’ Blanche Dauim.aisi-: Superior "One trim mijcil reason irith pleasuri anil riasou icitli mirth."SENIORS Agnes Currie Superior dm r illness is just ns mil unit In ho■ as calm In In r check.'' Catherine Gilbert Carlton, Minn. “Life, ‘Us such a serious mat hr.'' Ci.ara Smith Superior LitiTMrv Society, L». “Choicest things art tin nr a ft in small pack- tt t i s.'' Margaret Lon ey Superior “Amt llait sun I ilignitii, .III trim sate atlntirctl." Kathleen O’Hara Superior “ H'hat’s sweeter than her Irish smile ’’ Elroy Elsie Ka.mke ‘‘(jiiict, sober, a ml ilcmnrc.” 33SENIORS Louise Christianson Rloomer Drama Stmlv. ’Ii5; Literary Society, K. N.S.C.. M4. ' •• II host lillh boily lotfyrd o miyhly mind.” Laura Mary YViiitb Superior Vice President Drama Study. 'll; Drama Stmlv. '15; Secretary ami Treasurer Literary Society, ‘15; Assistant Kditor (ilTCIIB, 'll; Senior Kditor Gitciik, '15; S. N. S. ('., H; Hermiaii Literary Society, 13. “ From her cradle she teas a scholar, and a ri c and yootl one.' ’ Sion a Hkcklund Superior Atliletie Association, ‘I I. ,4.l robust body and a robust heart.” Rutii Lewis Minong Y.W.C.A. '14. “.I maiden of our century, yet most meek’. Irene Casey Drama Stmlv. 'll. M5. ‘ X at Hr a teas in earnest telien she made thee. Ci.airk Smith . Superior Girls’ Literary Society, ‘15. "Another of those ititublrnsicc ( iris, the inner sunshine of whose nature only a fortunate few are yi emitted to see.”Madeline Superior Drama Sillily, 'll, Athletic Association, 'll; llcrmian I.iteniry Society, ’l l. “ Care si Is lif hlh oh her shoulders.'' SENIORS Anna W Mellcn Drama St inly, '14, Athletic Assoc in- lion, 'll; Y. V. ’. A., '14, 15; SnlTraye Club, M4. "She hath a loir for pilg ami a IiiihiI open as ilag for nirlliug charily.” Marie Coi.eman Chippewa Falls Literary Society, ’lit. “ IHiiil sin undertook lo do. she did.” Dola Sawyer ‘‘.I ililii cnt student, and a knOiciut . ’ Superior friend north Fi.i .AitetiI IviGimioPY Superior Prcshlent Y. V. ’. A., ’l l. “.I merry heart docth good like a medicine. ’' Kstiibr Anderson Hurley ‘ ‘ l.aiii itiifie lies I shines n man; speak, Hull I inaii see thee. ’'SENIORS Maurice Desmond Superior “The fiat I lemon is learned and a most rare ■speaker.' Hilda Olson “.I halo of pood irill shines o’er lirr polden In ail.' ’ Julia Gahrth Cumberland V. W. C. A., 15; Literary, ’13; Athletic, '14. “ .1 heart as soft, a heart as kind, .1 heart as sound anil rec. .Is in the nrhole world thou const find.” Airene McFarlinr Superior Emma Luiieck “She dortli the little thinps that most of its “ .Is kind as she is fair.” If a re undone Mae Hardy Ashland Drama Study, 15; Literary Society Vice President, '15. “.lapels arc painted fair to look like pon. ” Edward Hixterkerc Fall Creek “.I pood fellow as well eis a pood student.” O. H. Kaseers “He lives in peace with all mankind; la friendship, he is trite.” Howard Russell Superior “ ’7'is feared he will flic of overwork.” 36Git cm: Gi'mei; 37 ■ iimmianiaua'lannaB n maKJtUMMaMaaiiBamwanan " l?nnlh aulh arquniiitanrr lip fnriiot. Aith ncurr lirmujl|l tn iiiliih? aulh urqiiaiutaiirr lip furiuit, Auh hayo nf aulh lamj ognr? KINDERGARTEN' CLASS39 G I T C H E G U M E E THE DAYS GONE BY (IVith apologies to James IV. Riley) The observation classes, and the stories “without fail,” And the flurry in the classes when we thought we had some mail; And, when that work was over, then to game class we would hie— Oil the days gone by! Oh the days gone by, I lie weaving and the folding piled away up to the sky, Oh I wonder how we did it, in the days gone by. In the days gone by, we taught the Model Schools, Applying, in so doing, Friedrich Frocbel’s golden rules; We taught the little children to sing, and dance, and play, And make the most they could of life in every sort of way. And thus we “hitched their wagons to a star” up in the sky, And worked "right hard" to do it, in the days gone by. Oh the days gone by, the days gone by. The music of the laughing lip, the lustre of the eye; The games we played together on the kindergarten ring: • Fhe friends we made, the fun we had in doing everything; Oh those were happy-hearted days, and we leave them with a sigh, And thank the fates that gave to us those days gone by! NCE there was a woman who was called Miss Harbour. She was frying a pan cake for the children of her kindergarten flock. It was a pancake of knowledge, and there it lay in the pan bubbling and frizzling so thick and good that it was a delight to look at. The children stood around about, all awaiting their share. Finally, the pancake, fearing for its life, rolled out of the pan with a great llip-llop. through the door, and down the hill. “Hello! stop. Pancake!” cried Miss Harbour and all the children; but the pancake only rolled on all the faster. Finally, it met Vera, schoolward bound, armed with a pile of books. “Ah, bide a bit. pretty Pancake,” she cried; and. reaching for it. she stubbed her toe and fell sprawling—books scattered to the four winds. The pancake rolled on, only to meet Lois. Ruth Hoi.i.iday. THE PANCAKE OF KNOWLEDGE40 G I TC H E G V M F. E “Good-day,” cried the pancake. “Let me cat you,” cried Lois; and, with pointed toe, sht. started daintily in pursuit; but on and on sped the pancake till it met Hess. "Stop, pretty Pancake!" cried she; but the pancake kept going, while Hess, hand on aching head, and hot water bottle firmly in hand, gave chase. On rolled the pancake to Kdna, who sweetly called, “Good morning." and let it roll on. „ Soon, it met Evelyn. “Ah, pretty Pancake, not so fast; stop and let me eat you. "No.” said the pancake; and, with this, Evelyn thought cheerfully, " This far surpasses a daily walk to the Dewey when I consider reducing," and she sped toward it. On its way, the pancake met Regina. She quickly caught the rhythm, and played for the pancake to continue its rolling. Not far did it go so peacefully, however; for soon it met Catherine, who greeted it with a mighty slap on the back, which weakened the poor pancake so that, when it met Ruth IL, the sight made her turn with a giggle to Stanley, and let it go lamely on. Luckily for the pancake, it chanced to meet Esther, who, with her ever-ready liniment, rubbed it down well; and, with renewed vigor, the pancake journeyed on. Ear down the road, it espied a small hill, and, trusting to its strength, rolled directly over with little effort. Sad to relate, the hill proved to be Lauretta, who picked herself up and was glad to see knowledge pass with so little damage to her. In the distance, the pancake again saw a figure to alarm it; but fear was groundless; for it was Nora, with her contract in her hand. On and on it rolled; hut turn and speed were renewed when Marian, on seeing it. dashed wildly after, calling, "Just a bite for Hilly." During the chase, a voice strangely similar to that of Gladys was heard, saying. “If you get it, give it to me." Just then, the pancake, coming to a turn in the road, met Lillian, who. vainly attempting to seize it. tossed her head, "changed her course." ami fox-trotted away. After the turn in the road, the pancake chanced upon Arlene, holding her left hand to the sunlight. “Good-day,” cried the pancake. “1 11 run away from you, too": hut Arlene, with perspiring brow, gave chase, only to drop exhausted by the wayside. Here she found herself beside Hernice H., gazing mournfully after the pancake. “Careful, Arlene—your nerves. 1 didn’t even run for it. 1 knew it was useless, and you're no ill in how 1 wanted it." she sighed. Not far from here, the pancake came upon Alice in a Studcbaker—not alone. “Aha!" she cried, “surely that pancake cannot outrun this," and, with a hurst of speed, the car shot after the pancake—only for a little way, however; for soon a new road called "Madison” opened, and the car swerved to regions unknown. Once again, the pancake grew happy in its freedom, and slackened its revolutions; hut now suddenly, from a dense wood at one side, issued sounds that caused it to shudder and roll faster than before. Ear on it sped, but still the sounds continued— Hernice Thomas, caroling and trilling to the very heavens. Soon, all was peaceful, and when a subdued whisper of entreaty came from behind, the pancake turned to view Mildred, softly tiptoeing after with outstretched hand. "Ah no,” said the pancake, and soon left her far behind. On the horizon, now appeared Myrtle, frantically waving her arms and calling shrilly, “Hi! hi there, I say! Oh. hi!" hut the pancake only answered, as he passed, "I am a pancake, ami I am called 'Knowledge,' not ’Hi,’ my child." ami on he went. Wonder all but overcame him as. seated by the roadside, Nell peacefully promised. “Eat you 1 never would, Pancake; only talk, talk, talk to me." The spot was inviting, and Nell so friendly; but to stop was fatal. There was nothing to do but go on, and go on he did—even past Miriam, who only threw up her hands and exclaimed. a !u Julicn Romieux. “C’est dommage!"—in the direction of two demure maids, Lilly and Nellie, walking hand in hand. They cast a fearful glance behind, and, on seeing the rolling pancake, fled in terror, followed hv Hilma, with her everpresent pan of fudge.41 G I T C II E G U M E E In its course, the pancake came upon Ruth C., hurrying “North”ward. She obligingly stepped aside, remarking gloomily as it passed. “Nobody’ll get it. anyway.” Small groups ahead made the pancake hesitate at going on; but it bravely rolled, and soon taunted Della with its cries. When her fruitless attempts at catching it brought the tears, Florence and Janet, ever forgetful of selves, in ready sympathy started in pursuit. They soon overtook Laura and Oveila, leisurely strolling together; and when they breathlessly explained about the pancake, heard only the words, “Well, why do you chase that ? We sha’n't worry about it,” as the two continued on their way. Soon, the pancake began to weary of its rolling and its pursuers. 'Lime and time again, it longed for rest, but always came one seeking it. Slower, slower, grew its movements, and narrower and more rocky grew its path. It looked behind, and beheld Vi. who only turned her head in disdain and let it pass unmolested. 'Flic pancake gave a relieved sigh, but little did it know the fate in store; for never had it met Melissa as it met her now. Roll away, it could not; Melissa ran faster. Taunt, it could not; Melissa was never silent. Weak and spent, it only knew it was being overtaken. On the brink of the stream of Density, it paused, uncertain—not so, Melissa. With a few steps, she was there—one mighty shove and splash, the pancake disappeared into the water. It sank and rose, only to hear sounds of vicious glee from the shore. As its last hopes were dissolving, on the opposite shore miraculously appeared Miss Harbour. She. wading straight through Density, seized the precious pancake, and. lifting it high and dry, placed it on the pleasant shore. Here she sat beside it, and, dealing out, portion by portion, awaited the weary followers, who, one by one, struggled up. and bestowed upon each her due share, in accordance with her hard-run race. SONG. 1915 (Turn- of Cornell "Alma Mater”) WHERE the mighty Gitchc Gurnee joins the earth and sky. There you’ll see our stately Normal, proudly standing by. 'There we Kindergartners gather ’ne.atli Miss Harbour’s sway, Hail to thee, our Alma Mater, on this glad June day. Pageants, dances, games so joyous, songs that ne’er grow old; With a smile. Miss Hill will teach us youthful minds to mold. Work and play and joy and sadness, life will ever be; Hut, just like our jolly Proxy, we’ll turn gloom to glee. So farewell until September comes around once more; 'Then more hand-work, plans, and theory we’ll add to our store. Ever happy, never scrappy, we’ve no time for churls; We’re the steady, cvcr-rcady Kindergarten Girls. Children naming means by which one can reach Duluth: First Child—“You can go in a street car.” Second Child—“Yes, you can go in a street car; but you can go in a Ford, too. Teacher—“What is a Ford?" Second Child—“()h—it’s kind of an auto.” Ruth Hollidav—“Personification is giving life to inanimate objects.” M iss Hill—“Give an example of how it is used by kindergarten children. Ruth—“Playing teacher.”42 G I T C HE GuME E THE Legislature of 1911 authorized the Board of Regents of Normal Schools to offer two years of college work in the different normal schools of the state. This work, by legislative enactment, is to be the full and fair equivalent of two years of a college course; and, in order that it may be, the Board of Normal School Regents has provided additional teachers and additional equipment at each of the normal schools, so that this college work may be given in a satisfactory manner. When the new Superior State Normal School is completed, the laboratory and library facilities for college work will be among the best in the country, according to President V. E. McCaskill. The correlation of the normal schools with the university makes it possible for a student to pass from the high school through the normal school to the junior year of the university without loss of time. The greatest advantage of the two years of college work in the normal school is that it brings college education nearer to the homes of the people of the state. Many students are able to live at or near their homes during half of their college course; thus, it is possible for the home to retain a more direct supervision over the lives of its young people, and for the young people to have that contact with the home which is so greatly to their advantage. A second advantage of the college course is the reduction in the cost of a college education. The establishment of the college courses in the normal schools makes it possible for many young people to obtain a college training who would otherwise be unable to do so. By reducing the cost of the first two years of a college course, the normal schools make it possible for many young people to gratify their ambition for a college preparation for life work. To secure more intimate relations between the faculty and students, so that stu G I T C H E G U M E E 43 dents may have the help and counsel which they so often need and desire, students, on entering school, are assigned to groups, at the head of which is a member of the faculty. Professor A. I). YVhealdon has been, and now is, in charge of the college course Early in the fall, President McCaskill called a meeting for each of the classes. Professor Whealdon presided as chairman for the college department. The following officers were chosen: Clifford Bischoff, president; George Nyquist, vice president: Charlotte Glynn, secretary; and Gladys Crawford, treasurer. Olive Shong and Bay R. Snyder were chosen for the social committee. On bebruary 17. the class enjoyed a sleighridc to the Mappv Home cottage, on Park Point. Dancing was the chief entertainment of the evening. Refreshments suitable to the occasion were served to the members. Several of the students who have attained honors during the year arc members of the college department. Morris Desmond was chosen as school orator. Stanley Anderson was honored with the presidency of the State Debating League. The following hoys from the college class arc on the football team: Roberts, Butler, Snyder, Wrohbcl, Olson, Russell, and Bischoff. The last three, with McLaren, arc also members of the basketball team. Miss Laura White, Clifford Bischoff, and David Roberts arc members of the Gitciie staff. 1 he members of the class appreciate the interest shown in their welfare by their chief adviser. Professor Whealdon, and the interest shown by all the other members of the faculty who have been instrumental in making the college course a success. Olive I. Shong, ’16. COLLEGE CLASSJUNIOR CLASS G I TC II F. G U M E E 45 JUNIORS Just listen to our little lav, Under the greenwood tire . N° other class can take the dav In sports, clubs, dramatics, oratory. Ol'. arc there in rain or shine. Right in A No. I line. S. N. S. 191( . superfine! There are one hundred thoroughly twentieth-century individuals in our class, each with a controlled rubberized steel backbone, and none, therefore, so unfortunate as to possess the sad substitute, a “cotton thread,” quoting one of our learned professors. In the L. S. Literary Society, we arc represented by a troop of twenty-five; in the Lyceum Debating Society, we number nine; in the Drama Study Club, seven of us do our work well. We were in the football squad and the basketball team, starring in both. We sing in the Hoys' and (iirls’ Glee Clubs, in which our sweet voices ever enthrall our listeners. We gave a party on the 12th of October. I()I4, at Crownhart Mall, and we played many ingenious games, devised by ourselves in committee. Downstairs in the gym, some of us rocked the heavy commonplace trot. As to class characteristics, our most marked are: (I) a profound deliberation, manifested especially in cur class meetings: (2) a keen and true scent for trouble. A few of the fairer sex arc superhuman in this trait (they must, however, bear the burden of its results) ; and (3) a facility in being not at all punctual, yet not too tardy, several young men herein excelling. To make a long story short, we constitute a resurrected Atlas, carrying the whole Normal on our shoulders. It is net weighty, for we are strong. IMAGINE, IF YOU CAN Getting out of teaching. George Butler on tin e for one of his classes. The kindergartners not- having parties. A meeting of the whole Grrcini staff. Miss Curtis snipping music ahead of tie e. Mr. Gillctt’s class serious. T he new building completed. The dormitory girls not hungry. Cliff Hischoft without a girl. The boys winning a game. . I r. McCaskill really cross. May Hardy being busy. Marian Mooney not hunting for David Roberts. A rehearsal not going on in the assembly room.SOPHOMORE CLASSSOPHOMORES THK Sophomores haven’t made a very biji stir in the social life of the school this year, which is a proof of the statement that two things cannot he done, and be done well, at the same time. The Sophomores have been kept busy, and apparently interested, trying to understand the complexities of geometry, botany, literature, physics, and many other subjects. They have made up in the class-room what has been lacking in a social way. The class elected officers on the “general election day,” which is one of the red letter days at the Normal School. Under the supervision of Miss Schlcgcl, faculty adviser, they elected Edward Omernik president; Elizabeth Finch, vice president; Miron Morrill, secretary; and Evelyn McLaggan, treasurer. Ruth Kreinbring and Anton Omernik were selected as members of the social committee. Later, a second meeting was held, at which Miron Morrill was elected GlTCllK Gu.MRE editor, and Dulcic Geary, associate editor. We of the sophomore class hold out this hope to all in the first two years of Normal work who arc downhearted and discouraged: “Plug away! It may seem hard now, but during your third year you will begin to sec things in proper perspective, and you will then appreciate the opportunities which are yours at the good old Superior Normal School.” Blessings on thee, Sophomores, Care-free ones, with knowledge stored; With the brilliant ones, you boast; With fields of learning they liked most; With your roster growing fast, Fed by the pick from the Fresides’ class; With your strong, convincing ways Lighted up by knowledge’s rays; Proudly do we shake your hand; Blessings on your clever hand! In your manners, in your face, There exists a certain grace That will immortalize your class, Every lad and every buss; Unobtrusive knowledge store; Blessings on thee, Sophomore! Oh for school days, playful work Of students never known to shirk, Knowing well it counts for naught, Must be learned just as it’s taught By the faithful Faculty, They who eager arc to see How you grasp the problems put To you by them; or from some book How you daily stood to get Sociology from Gillctt; And how your views on life he set; How you learned of Greece and Rome From Miss Clark, right here at home; Where the hottest war was fought; Where the Roman slaves were bought. In Algebra you oft were wont A hoard of x, y, z’s to vaunt. How you learned the works and face Of Burns or Chaucer in his place! And with the laws of Physics coped, And got so well that Wyatt hoped His next year’s class as bright would he With Newton’s laws or Density. Thus their Sophomoric skill Adapts them to fair Learning’s will. Best of Life’s years! enjoy it more. Ere it passes. Sophomore! Dulcie Gkarv.G I T C II E G U M E E 49 FRESHMEN WHOEVER named the first year people Freshmen, named them well indeed. It really is the only fitting name for such an energetic, early rising, and industrious class. I rue, we may get a little fresh with our elders at times; hut they understand us, and know that we arc over-anxious to learn and please. We were not able to do much socially, on account of being in the High School building; but we have all been good students and attended strictly to business. Next year, when we get into our new home, we expect to make a name and record for ourselves which will stand for all time to come. Watch the Class of 1918. W. L. J. SCHOOL DAYS In the summer twilight, When the weary day is done, Comes a gentle retrospection Of the glories and the fun. How we gathered in the class-rooms, With our lessons for the day, Rut oft wished we were on the campus Where we all were wont to stay. Chide us not; for schooldays pleasures Shall continue as of yore, 'Fill its brief years shall he ended, And those songs he sung no more. Pray forgive us, as our errors Arc ever mingled with our joys. Heedless of them, think just of us as Pleasure-loving girls and hoys. Dulcie Geary.51 Gitche Gum ee SUB-FRESHMEN “ '"V F few years and full of trouble,” may be said of the Sub-Freshman class; but it cannot always remain that way; for, some time in the future, it will be “of many years and full of trouble.” We have trouble because we arc young, inexperienced, and—oh well, we are “just green”! Therefore, we make a great many mistakes, as we do not know what is right and what is wrong. Oh come! cheer up! What’s the use of all this fretting, when we know that trouble is a necessary evil in this world? It is an educator. It is a promoter of greatness. Who ever heard of a George Washington, an Andrew Jackson, a Daniel Webster, an Abraham Lincoln, or—a Woodrow Wilson rising to his heights of greatness without trouble? We arc having our trouble now, so that greatness will come all the earlier in our lives. Soon after the beginning of the school year, we held our election under the supervision of Miss Clark. We elected Marie McNally president (we arc not going to tell whom we elected for vice president); Sophie Wallcy, secretary; and William Pryor, treasurer. However, at the end of the first semester, our president left us to enter the High School. We wonder why? We then elected Lloyd Grover president, and Norma Foiscy vice president. Previous to this time, we had had (or didn’t have— which?) a Sophomore for vice president. There—we’ve done exactly what we said we were not going to do; but, as long as we’ve told, we should like to know if the joke was on the Sophomores or the Sub-Freshmen. Paul A. Thatcher, Sub-Freshman Editor. U N“CL ASS”I FI ED ADS. Wanted—An opportunity to make a speech. Mr. Whealdon. Wanted—My picture returned. Mr. Wyatt. Lost—Somewhere between the High School and the dormitory, a chance to trip on the curbstone. Finder return to Vera Manncll. Wanted—A spotlight. Si Gilbert. Wanted—Appreciation. Mr. Gillett. Found—An economical place to get butter. For further information, apply to the dormitory girls. Wanted—To go home. Nora Jensen. Information given free on how to raise fruit, especially apples. Apply to Ann Christman. Wanted—Every one to realize how long I’ve been at Normal. Myron Morrill. Lost, Strayed, or Stolen—One blank note-book. Answers to name of Psychology. Finder may keep same, and no questions will be asked. Wanted—Something to keep me busy. Marian Mooney. Wanted—A megaphone for class-room use. Mr. Wyatt. Wanted—Miss Geary to lose her calendar. Fran Hughes. Lost—At some point between assembly hall and office, my nerve. Finder please return to a timid Sub-Freshman.52 Gitche Gum ee CLASS POEM ON this clay of glad achievement, when our work here all is done, As we linger by the portals ere our sterner life’s begun, As we say good-bye to comrades keenly striving for success, We arc wishful to stay with them while they slowly onward press, Journeying on the sunny highway of our Normal days again, With its many well-known mile-stones marking tasks and joy and pain. As we’re pausing by this gateway, thinking fondly of the past. We feel, alas! these years together we have traveled all too fast. A short time hack, that day in Normal when began our brief career— Day when first we learned new faces, what to do, and what to fear. Went bewildered to queer classes, listened to each classmate’s name. Found that all, as well as we, were curious strangers nt the game. Back through vistas, sec we pleasures, trouble, laughter, song, and toil— Toil, when we spent studious evenings, burning oft the midnight oil; Sec again those days of gladness and those hours of tedious work; We recall our wayward fancies, times when we were wont to shirk, And the dreaded practice teaching, countless plans we had to write— All arc fair now, sweetly blended, seen through memory’s softened light. Though we’ll miss them, they arc over—days in Normal now so dear, We must pass on through the doorway, souls a-thrill with hope and fear; For out yonder, in the open, stands the world with outstretched hand. Calling to us through the portals to come out and join the hand Of workers in the world of service, and with eager hands we go To humbly help in human progress, some to reap, but all to sow. Prize Story.] THEIR GAR JACK HI wood and his wife finally decided to get a “car.” Of course, they only had Jack’s salary to depend on: but they finally figured it out, how they could spare enough to buy a car and keep it going. 'Hicy set the mark at one thousand dollars; but. though they economized harder than ever, it seemed harder to save than it had been to get out of debt during the preceding years. When their bank account had reached the two-hundrcd-dollar mark, they began to look for advertisements for secondhand cars; and, when it reached three hundred dollars, they decided to get one immediately, as it would take too long to save a thousand dollars. So, when El wood reached his office the next day, he stated that lie was financially in shape to get a “car.” “Street car, box car, or hand car?” inquired Conley, the chief bookkeeper. Jack ignored him. “Going to buy a second-hand machine?” asked the cashier. “I am going to buy a ‘used machine,’ ” corrected Jack, which brought a laugh53 G I T C H E GUMEE from the cashier that hurt some. However, the next morning, Jack found an “ad” which suited him, and he decided to look “the exceptional bargain” up. He finally found the place, and was about to leave, as the car did not suit him at all, when the salesman caught him. “Looking for a car, brother?” asked the salesman. “Why, yes,” replied Jack. "Well, here she is,” said the salesman. “Isn’t she a beauty of a little boat? There is not another ’bus in town which has half the style or speed; and, as for strength, she will carry the entire town up a ninety per cent, grade. Never mind the price; because I’ll make it so cheap you will be ashamed to refuse it. All I want to know is, if you really want a car. If you do, consider the car yours. It is my own special car, and I would not think of selling it, but I have just received word that my father is dead out East, and this is the only way I can raise money to get to his funeral. I’ll be back in a week or so, and, if you do not like the car, why, I will buy it back at a considerable gain to you. Jump in, and we’ll float around the block in her.” Jack was dazed; but, before he could think, lie was shoved into the car, and the salesman ran in front to start the engine. After cranking furiously for a few minutes without results, lie mopped his face and sat down to rest. “She usually goes by turning her over,” lie said, “but, I guess. I ought to get the magneto recharged. The death of my father has worried me so that I have forgotten all about it; but a dollar will make it right.” He then readjusted the throttle and went back to the crank. 'Hu's time, he was successful, and the engine started with a bang that very nearly threw Jack out of the car. 'Hie salesman jumped in, threw the clutch in with a crash, and the old automobile roared out of the door with more noise than a Vanderbilt cup-racer. The machine went around the block with a speed of about ten miles an hour, but it made so much noise that Jack thought he was making forty-five. They got around the block without accident, and, when the motor stopped running, it was so quiet that Jack’s cars hurt. "A little oil,” began the salesman, “and she won’t make no more noise than a watch.” He looked at the runabout with glowing enthusiasm, and Jack soon became imbued with tbe same spirit. “How much do you really think I want for the car?” began tbe salesman again; and, without giving Jack a chance to reply, lie continued, “about five hundred dollars would be dirt cheap, and at that you arc getting the best car on the market. Jump in and run her around.” “Hut I can’t drive a car,” protested Jack. “Jump in, and I’ll show you,” said the salesman; and they were soon off again, with Jack at the wheel. The sensation of running the car himself proved Jack’s undoing; and, when the salesman cut his price to two hundred dollars, Jack drove the car home. • • ’ The next day, Jack could not keep his mind on his work. Always, he thought of the red car in his shed. He caught an early car home, and found his wife already dressed for the trial run. There was no time for supper, and Jack lost no time in getting to his runabout. He looked the car over, adjusted the mechanism till it suited54 G I T C H E GUMEE him, and then started to crank it. He had no idea that it cranked so hard; after five minutes, lie was "all in.” Meanwhile, his neighbors had begun to assemble, to sec how the new car worked. Jack worked feverishly but without results. "Is it a self-starter?” innocently inquired a little girl, perched on the fence. Jack gritted his teeth and threw the crank over for all lie was worth, and was rewarded by two explosions. This encouraged him, and, in a few minutes, something happened. Though he had been trying to start the engine for over an hour, lie very nearly fell over when it started. Mrs. El wood screamed, thinking her husband had been blown up; the children fell off the fence, and a neighbor two blocks away came running to stop the noise, as a member of his family was dangerously ill. Jack quickly recovered, and jumped in to hack the car out of the shed. He forgot to reverse, and, as a result, he knocked the hoards off the back of the shed. 'Ellis killed the engine, so lie had to start cranking again. He got it started, and fearlessly climbed in again. This time, lie backed with a vengeance, very nearly running over half a dozen people gathered about the shed’s door, and stopping only three inches from the back of his house. He congratulated himself on getting the car stopped in time, though lie would not have eared at all if lie had run over half a dozen of his select audience. He proceeded to go forward again, and would have succeeded, had not the clothesline caught him under the chin. Jack set the emergency-brake in time, which stopped the car so suddenly that his wife Hew on top of the engine. He started it again, however, and this time lie forgot the steering gear, with the result that lie ran into the fence, breaking his radiator. Jack was glad that the people fled, because this gave him a little peace. Quickly, he reversed the engine and shot across the yard to the opposite fence. The audience, seeing him coming, did not wait for the crash, hut fled in all directions. By this time, the yard was so full of smoke that Jack waited for it to blow away. It was getting dark, however; and, as the car had no lights, Jack decided to quit for the night. Accordingly, lie started the engine again and made for the shed. It was so dark that lie missed the door, broke one of the props, and brought the flimsy roof down on himself with a crash. His wife screamed, for the fiftieth time that night; but Jack crawled out unhurt. The next day, he was up at four and repaired the roof in time to get to work. He was so stiff, however, that lie could hardly move, and his spirits were somewhat depressed. About noon, his wife called him up, saying a friend had called and had told her all the things which were needed on the car. The repairs amounted to very nearly a hundred dollars. That night, lie bought a pair of lights and went home to try the car again. He was surprised to find an officer and another gentleman waiting. They quickly told him that the car had been stolen, the previous week, from this gentleman, who lived in a neighboring village. Jack was glad to learn that this gentleman wanted his car again. He bought the lights and gave Jack a reward of twenty-five dollars for the recovery of the car. That night, Jack ate a hearty supper, and thereafter, when he or his wife referred to "a car,” they meant “the yellow traction car” which has a self-starter. Georcr Corin'.G I TCM F G U M E F. 57 OFFICERS President Annamab Pkrry Vice President Karhn Byk Secretary . Treasurer JUTILDA Al.MQUIST PROGRAM Held every Wednesday at 7:15 P. M., at Crownhart Hall. November 4, “Importance of Spiritual 'reaching”—Miss Moulton. November II, “The Meaning of the Lord’s Prayer”—Miss Moulton. November 18, Reading—“What is Worth While?"—Miss Geary. November 25—“What We Arc Thankful For”—General Discussion. December 2, “Opportunity”—Rev. W. I. Kern. December 9, “Ideals of Christian Womanhood”—Rev. M. W. Ross. December 16, Reading—“'Flu Other Wise Man”—Minnie Finstad. January 6, “Cultural Opportunities”—Rev. Father Schmidt. January 13, Talk—“Don’t Forget”—Mrs. W. I. Kern. January 20, “Religious Opportunities for Women"—Rev. E. II. Gelvin. January 27, “The Greatest Power”—Hazel Cott. February 3, Selected—Mr. Palmer. February 10, “Common Honesty”—Grace Cliff. February 17, “Duties to Friends—Roys, Girls”—Miss Shearer. February 24, “Duties to Employers and Employees”—Gertrude Clock. March 3, “Opportunities for Social Service”—Miss Thielman. March 10, “Duties to One’s Self”—Gertrude Wadak. March 17, “Will Power”—Rev. C. J. Armstrong. March 24, “Business Opportunities for Women”—Annamae Perry. March 31, “Religion in Music”—Miss Curtis. April 7, “Religion in Art”—Miss MacQuilkin. April 14, “Character in Dress”—Myrtle Smith. April 21, “Books Worth While”—Miss Unterkirchcr. April 28, “Duties to Home”—Elizabeth Lightbody. May 5, “Ambition”—Miss Clark. May 12. “Religion in Poetry”—Miss Kreutz. May 19. Selected—Mr. Burt. May 26—Secretary of Y. W. C. A. of Duluth.N ki.i.r W Ruth Holliday....................Vice President Kdith Cooley ............ Treasurer Frances Roth..........................Secretary "To cultivate a tier [ter loyally to oar school through a closer union of friendshif : to he nobly‘mannered; 'For manners are not idle, but the fruit Of loyal nature, and of noble mind’; ‘To sfrak no slander, no, nor listen to it. To honor our own -word as if it were our God’s.' ” THIS is the oath of membership of the Drama Study Club, of which there arc forty resident and over one hundred non-resident members. Although membership is not based entirely on scholarship, many of the scholastic honors of the school have been won by Drama Study Club girls. Pile attitude of this group is such that it requires every individual to develop her talents for the benefit of the school. Members are not chosen because of attainments, but because of possibilities of attainments; and every girl feels her responsibility for the conduct, scholarship, and general welfare of every other member. The girls work in this small group, not with any idea of exclusiveness, but because more effective work can be done. It is their desire that other equally congenial groups of girls may gradually form themselves into similar clubs. With this idea in mind, the Drama Study Club girls attended the first meeting of the new Literary Society this year, and have been among the most faithful members of the Young Women’s Christian Association. The regular meetings are devoted to the reading of modern plays, the selection of which is largely guided by the recommendations of the National Drama League. The following plays have been read this year: “The Flower Shop.’’ “Nathan Hale,.....Pile Great Divide,” “Disraeli,” “Potash and Perl mutter,......Phe Doll’s House,” “The Case of Becky,” “Justice,” “To-morrow,” and “'Phe Typhoon.”60 G i t c m e Gumee The club has produced, this year, two plays: “The Land of the Heart’s Desire,” by W. II. Yeats, and “Place aux Dantes.” It is the intention next year to co-operate with the Library Commission, so that many plays will he read aloud by groups of girls. On the 16th of April, the girls, as a club, made their first public appearance, in a carnival. The following program was given: 1. “The Land of the Heart’s Desire...............................IF. B. Yeats I). S. C. Girls, assisted by Messrs. Carl Daley, Sidney French, and Paul Williams. 2. Piano Solo—Selected ...................................................... Miss Winnifred Hell, New Richmond, Wis. 3. “Place aux Dantes”—One Act Play........................................... I). S. C. Girls. 4. “Kentucky Babe” .......................................................... Boys’ Glee Club, S. N. S. 5. Bridal Chorus, front “Rose Maiden”..................................Coicrn Girls’ Glee Club, S. N. S. 6. Folk Dances—(a.) Russian; (b.) Japanese; (c.) Swedish. D. S. C. Girls. 7. Piano Solo—Selected ...................................................... Miss Winnired Bell. New Richmond, Wis. 8. Medley of Popular Songs................................................... Arranged and sung by I). S. C. Girls, assisted by Misses Lillian Gblbin, Winnifred Bell, and Mae Miciiaud. 'Flic program was held in the High School auditorium, and was attended by an exceptionally large crowd. Every one spoke very highly of the production, and it was considered a great success. At the present writing, the girls arc engaged in preparations for their annual commencement week event, which will he in the nature of a reunion. It is the desire of every member of the club to have this reunion an event that will long be remembered by those who attend it.MIXED CHORUS SOCIAL SCIENCE CLUB OFFICERS Charles Cadigan....................................................President Morris Desmond................................................Vice President Beatrice Gillis..........................................Secretary-Treasurer FOR the purpose of stimulating an interest in Economics, Sociology, Civics, and History (American), the Social Science Club was established in the school in 19 Id. Many notable addresses and lectures were given before the club last year, and it lias been the aim of the organization to continue the good work this year. The most notable address delivered before the society this year was that given by Professor Paul Ncystrom, of the political science department of the University of Minnesota. Plans arc now under way for a scries of lectures to be delivered before the club by Carl Russell Fish, of the history department of the University of Wisconsin, and other prominent men interested in the political sciences. 'Phe Social Science Club is very proud of the fact that they were the originators of the agricultural institutes which arc now being held annually in Superior for the benefit of the farmers of Douglas County.INTER-NORMAL DEBATE FOR the third time in its history, the Superior Normal School will this year enter into a debate with another state normal. The normal schools in the southern part of the state have been holding inter-normal debates for some time past, but this will he Superior’s first attempt in recent years. In the early part of last winter, a challenge to debate was received from the students of the River Falls Normal School. The matter was taken up in the Lyceum Debating Society, and it was decided to accept the challenge. Arrangements for the debate were well under way when the old Normal school building went up in smoke. The River Falls students were informed that it would be impossible to hold the debate that year, but that another year the matter might be considered again. Acting on these advices, the River Falls students again challenged the Superior Normal School to debate this year. The challenge was presented to the members of the Lyceum Debating Society and other students interested, and it was decided to accept the challenge. The River Falls people submitted, as a tentative question, the increase of the army and navy. A call was issued by Professor Palmer for all who aspired to make the debating team to prepare for a preliminary debate on the question, “Resolved, That the United States should materially increase her military ami naval forces.” Six young men re; sponded, and the preliminary debate was held on the evening of February 26. 'Flic judges were Professor J. A. Williams, Professor J. H. Jordan, of the High school, and Mr. W. P. Crawford. Henry S. Blombcrg, Miron A. Morrill, and Fdward F. Omcr-nik were selected bv the judges to represent the school in the inter-normal debate. Mr. Blombcrg, the first speaker, is a high school graduate who came to us from McGregor, Minnesota, last fall. He is a junior in the Fnglish course. Mr. Morrill, the second speaker, is a home-grown product, having gone to the Normal school all his school life, first in the training department, then “upstairs.” He is a sophomore in the Latin course. Mr. Omernik, the third speaker, is one of the celebrated Omernik brothers. He came to us from Birch Island, Wisconsin, and is now a sophomore in the Knglish course, being president of the sophomore class. The big debate will be held on the evening of 'l'hursday, May 20, at River Falls. T he question is, “Resolved, That the United States should inaugurate a definite movement toward military and naval armament on a larger scale.” Tlie judges arc being selected from a list of university and college men submitted by Superior, and a fair decision is assured. 'The local team has been coached by Professor G. M. Palmer, the head of the Fnglish department, who has had a great deal of experience as a debating coach, at the Academy of the University of Illinois and at the University of Montana. At the latter school, Mr. Palmer lost but one debate during the whole time lie was there. All the indications arc that the contest will Ik close ami well-fought, and. with the competent judges who arc being selected, the best team will win. 'Flic Superior hoys recognize the fact that they are pitted against a school which has had much experience in debating, and as a result has experienced debaters; but, nevertheless, they intend to give River Falls a run for the money.girls’ literary societyG ITCHE G U MEK 65 GIRLS’ LITERARY SOCIETY The Lambda Sigma Literary Society officers for the year 1914-15: President Vice President Secretary and 'Treasurer First Semester . Gertrude Clock Mae Hardy . Louise Christianson Seroml Semester Hazel Cott Lii.lah Wiley Lui.u Thompson THE Lambda Sigma Literary Society was reorganized in 1914, with a membership of forty-five girls. 'The purpose of this organization is to give its members a love and appreciation for the best in American literature. During the first part of the year, the meetings were held in the High School every other Monday. The place of meeting was later changed to Crownhart Hall. 'The programs were arranged by a committee selected for that purpose by the president. Each program was given to one eminent American author, and consisted of a study of his life and works; and such of his poems as have been set to music were Mae Michaud. sung.66 G I TCHE GUMEF LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS ON the 28th «f last June, a man and woman were struck down in a little hill town in Bosnia. Out of this incident, there has been precipitated a whirlwind of war which has swept into its vortex peoples df every race, color, and degree of civilization. 'llicrc is not a shore in the far south seas, there is not an island in the lone Pacific, that has not felt the dread undertow of Europe’s upheaval. Even we of America, who have no part in the struggle, have been affected. It has paralyzed our financial system, cut down our government revenues, imposed war taxes upon us, unbalanced our trade, thrown hundreds of thousands out of work, and caused irreparable loss, disappointment, and misery. As to the responsibility for the outbreak of this war, opinions differ; and not the least pathetic thing we hear is the insistence by each country involved that the war was forced upon it, and that it is fighting for national existence. To the unbiased mind, however, it must occur that the real origin of the tragedy lies much deeper than any immediate provocation; and the effort to fix the entire blame upon any one nation, or upon any one man, is folly. It is not so much an insanity which has seized on one nation as a just retribution which has overtaken all. For half a century, the powers of Europe have been involved in negotiations so twisted and deceitful, and in preparations so incriminating, that there could have been no other issue than this apparently unin-terprctablc war. Out of a mistaken philosophy, has come this bloodshed; as the result of a false governmental theory, has fallen this scourge upon Europe. In the minds of European rulers, the doctrine of armed force has held sway over all others. Armed force is the only arbiter the nations of Europe know; and, as a consequence, that continent has become a vast military encampment of tax-ridden nations in arms. Even in times of peace, the nations of Europe arc in a state of smouldering antagonism and mutual distrust. They act accordingly. The determination of Germany to have the largest army was matched by the determination of Great Britain to dominate the sea. The increased German military budget was the answer to the increased term of military service in France. Peace between Russia and Austria has long hung on the slender thread of a precarious adjustment in the Balkans, where both aspire to dominate. The spirit which prompted the violation of Belgian neutrality is not confined to Germany alone. It has been evident in times past in all the leading nations of Europe, and is a spirit born of the ancient times when men worshiped the god of war. It is a spirit kept alive and developed by living in a state of mutual fear and distrust of one’s neighbors, and in constant preparation for war. It is a spirit inseparable from the gospels which appear foremost in the history of those nations: the gospel that might makes right; that small nations have no rights which great nations are bound to respect; and that the upbuilding of one nation can only be accomplished by the pulling down of another nation; the gospel of armed conquest, which sneers at treaties and throws international morality to the winds. In contrast to these doctrines, stands the ideal of our American civilization. As far back as 1823, the difference was recognized. Thomas Jefferson said of Europe: “Their political interests are entirely distinct from ours. Their mutual jealousies, their balance of power, their complicated alliances, their forms and principles of government, are all foreign to us. They are nations of eternal war. All their energies arc expended in the destruction of the labor, the property, and67 G I T C II E GUME K :1k lives of their people." Europe has wanted to rule other people, and its method has been force; America has desired to have all people rule themselves, and its method has been education. Europe has developed an autocracy based upon force; America has built a democracy based upon friendship. Europe has labored to increase the number of her subjects; America has worked to add to her number of friends. Europe has been seeking more colonies to govern; America has been patiently educating such people as have accidentally fallen into her control, to rule themselves. She has already restored self-government to the Cubans, according to history an example uncqualcd for disinterested service. During the Boxer trouble, it was the United States who upheld the integrity of helpless China, when the land-hungry nations of Europe hung over her like vultures and threatened her dismemberment. It was the United States, which, at that time, turned back the ten million dollars indemnity to which it was entitled, and insisted on its use for the education of Chinese children. This country’s policy in the Philippines has been marked by the same high consideration for humanitarian principles. More has been done for the civilization of the inhabitants of the Philippines in the fourteen years of American occupancy than in the centuries of Spanish rule. The United States has refused to be drawn into a war of conquest in Mexico, but has patiently done her best to help the Mexicans on their way toward a higher type of self-government. She has lived on terms of friendship with Canada, so that there has been no necessity for a gun or a fort on the three thousand miles of intervening frontier. America, by these acts of justice and friendship, has put herself on record as a nation to be trusted to put honor above expediency in its dealings with the weaker powers of the earth. This is a propitious moment. Upon Europe, for centuries, has rested the burden of civilization. Now, because of the defect in its makeup, the inevitable result of persistent and intense armament, Europe has weakened and thrown down its load. In the terrific noise and shock of war. all that was formerly held valuable sinks into obscurity. It is said that it is a greater thing to build a city than to bombard it, to plough a field than to trample it, to serve mankind than to conquer it. Yet, in this hour, trenches and shrapnel, siege-guns and forts, marching and charging, seizing and resisting, seem to he real and worthy; these seem to be men’s work in life; while delicate experiments in the laboratory, new ideas on sanitation, schools, and the problems of our cities, or the careful planning of reforms in our social and political institutions, seem to be petty and useless. Who in Europe cares to paint a picture now, or to write any poetry but war poetry? who cares to suggest a labor reform or plan a new invention? It seems like fiddling while Rome burns. What is a scientist, an artist, an editor, or inventor, compared to a regiment of infantry, or even a Krupp siege-gun? Without a murmur, schools and colleges are converted into barracks, and the leader in education becomes press-agent for the general staff. Without a murmur, the laboratories of Europe arc commandeered as hospitals; thousands of unfinished experiments abandoned, their secrets locked in the brains of men either dead or digging trenches on the plains of Poland or in Northern France. And here we stand, we of America, facing the colossal failure of Europe. Mankind now looks to America to take up the burden. It recognizes that in the United States is vested the great power of the world—a power which rests not in the number of our battleships nor in the size of our army, hut in the moral power of our people, and in the vigor of our democratic institutions. It has seen on the pages of our history68 G I T C H E G U M E E that this country loves justice, truth, and right, and that the judgments of its common people arc, in the long run, profoundly wise; that their judgment is not swayed by entangling alliances nor ententes, nor by the desire for conquest and expansion at the cost of other nations, nor by the blasphemous doctrine of Napoleon that God is on the side possessing the heaviest artillery. We have come at last to see, that, if the march of civilization is to go on, it must be under the banner of peace, carried by soldiers whose hands arc free from brothers’ blood. “The mills of the gods grind slowly”; it has taken us cons to learn that “he that rulcth his spirit is greater than he that taketh a city.” Hut the twilight of the gods of war is upon us. This war will be the last in Europe for many a day—perhaps forever. Even public opinion across the water is vaguely hoping that the great continental conflict will mark the beginning of a new era, and that out of the ruin and desolation will be horn a new world, a world of free nationalities and of righteous democracies, in which there will be no supremacy or servitude, no master allowed on land, and no mistress needed on the sea. Many arc hoping that this war will be ended by a congress of all the powers, whose just agreement shall make a recurrence of present events impossible; that the ground will be cleared by a definite repudiation of militarism as the governing factor in the relations of states; that room will be found and kept for the independent existence and the free development of smaller nationalities; that no transfer of territory in Europe in the future will be made without the consent of the people, fairly and freely ascertained by an international authority. This is no Utopian dream. In the not remote future, there will be a United States of Europe. The day is not far away when we shall see upon the high seas, not the fleets of Great Hritain nor of Germany, nor those of Russia, France, nor Japan, but an international fleet patroling the seas, and performing the police duties of an international tribunal, composed of representatives of all the nations. From this moment, then, we must begin to create a conscience in accord with these hoped-for results. Public opinion must be aroused in an unprecedented degree. Against the forces of revenge, cupidity, skepticism, and fatigue, that have hitherto supported the intolerable martyrdom of Europe, must be invoked the new spirit of co-operation, reason, and divine common sense. Because we have maintained, throughout, our policy of strict neutrality, it is not unreasonable to expect that we shall be called upon to act as peacemakers. To the neutral countries, the conscience of mankind is now looking for its expression. I have no doubt that from America will come the appeal, “Lay down your arms.” Before this country, is the greatest opportunity that has ever confronted a nation; for the dazzling predominance and prestige gained by making peace for a world at war will far overshadow that of a world-empire won by the sword. When exhaustion brings this war to a close, and the wounds of one nation arc hound by another, the bitterness of hatred and the greed for gain will be weakened, too. The sacrifice has been the sacrifice of the cross, repeated a hundred thousand times; the cost has been the cry of Gethsemanc wrung from millions of helpless lips; but, if out of the existing chaos there appears upon the horizon that new world, that long-sought era in which there shall he peace among nations as long as those nations endure, then we shall say that, although the sacrifice was tremendous, it was not in vain. Morris Drsmond. (Oration delivered at state contest at Whitewater, March 19, 1915.)Gitche Gumee 71 FOOTBALL THE TEAM Namc Position David Roberts....................................................Center Edward H inter berg.....................................Ri iht Guard Edward Omernik............................................Left Guard Paul Williams............................................Right Tackle Edward John son ((J ifitain)..............................Left 'l'ac|c |c Claude Olson..............................................Ki lu End Henry Blombkrg..............................................Left j.;n,| Heyixjn Pickering...........................................Quarterback Howard Russhli........................................Right Halfback George Butler...........................................Left Halfback Cliff Bischoff.................................................Fullback Substitutes: N. Schneider, Guok, Wrobbel, Stone, F. Snyder, Johnson. Weirs. Desmond. THE athletics this year cannot be glimpsed and credit given where credit is due by carelessly comparing the relative scores of the respective games played at home and abroad. This was a year in which the boys who so valiantly defended the honor of the orange and black not only had to contend with teams of unusual strength, but had to overcome great difficulties and make personal sacrifices in order to find time in which they could practice. This was caused by the burning of the old building last year. When school opened last September, a special call was made for the athletes to meet and discuss athletics for the coming year. The call was enthusiastically responded to, and three of last year’s championship team were found to be amongst the boys, namely, “Vet” Roberts, “Bill” Williams, and George Butler. 'Phis was very encouraging, and, led by Professor Smith, a schedule and a plan were outlined for the year, 'l'his was followed faultlessly, and, in spite of defeat, injury to many of the players, and the awkward hour of practice, the boys gamely went through a season of football, earning for themselves a niche in the "hall of fame” of the Normal School by their aggressive spirit and a smile in the hour of defeat. The season opened with a victory over the Nelson Dewey High School by an overwhelming score; and then followed a defeat bv a small score by the River Falls State Normal, who were later to he the Northern Conference champions. Northland College, La Crosse and Stevens Point Normals followed, victory being ours in the first game, and defeat in the latter two. To Coach Dr. David August must be given praise for his advice and encouraging efforts throughout the entire season. At the close of the season, heavy black sweaters were given the boys for their work. They were obtained through the efforts of President McCaskill, who was behind the team with his cvcr-ready smiles and encouragement. SCHEDULE Superior Normal 78 Nelson Dewey High School .... ... 6 Superior Normal 0 River Falls Normal ... 14 () ... 40 7 ...20 85 86BASKETBALL TEAMG I T C H F. G U M F F 73 BASKETBALL THE TEAM N:,mc Position Claude Olson..........................................Forward Nathaniel Schneider...................................Forward Arden Jackson..........................................Center Howard Russbli..........................................Guard George Thorp............................................Guard Cliff Hischoff..........................................Guard Substitutes: McLaren and Hlomrhrg. BASKL I HALL labored under the same difficulties as did football, and was not started until the season was well advanced beyond Christmas, and not until the Hiy:h School offered the use of their gym, was one obtained. Principal Edward Conley was secured as coach, and, although he did not get the team until the season was well along, he rounded out an aggregation which won the “Twin Ports” championship. 'Flic boys worked hard and faithfully, and, although defeated in the earlier games of the season, by a gameness and revival of championship form brought the season to a triumphant end. Conference games with the other state normals were not indulged in, a schedule not having been made out with them, as it was uncertain whether the orange and black would have a team because of the lack of a gymnasium in which to practice. The final triumph came in the last game of the season, which was played with the Cathedral High School of Duluth. 'Phis game was carefully prepared for, as the Cathedrals were the acknowledged champions of the “Twin Ports,” having defeated those teams which had previously defeated our boys in the earlier part of the season. 'l'hc game was played in the Cathedral gymnasium at Duluth, and was well attended by both schools. Victory lay with either side during the entire game, neither team having any more than a two-point lead over the other at any time, 'l'hc scheduled game closed with the score 23 to 23, with both teams fighting gamely for the additional point. By mutual agreement, it was agreed to play an extra five minutes, 'l'hc game continued with the ball rolling dangerously on the rim of either basket several times. Just before the close of the five minutes, Schneider, left forward for our boys, dropped the ball into the basket for the final two points, which gave us victory and the “Twin Ports” championship. Jersey basketball sweaters were given the following athletes: Olson and Schneider, forwards; Jackson, center; Russell, Thorpe, and Hischoff, guards; McClaren and Blomberg. Professor Smith very ably acted as manager of the team, and will be long remembered. 'l'hc schedule follows: THE SCHEDULE Superior Normal.................... 23 Superior Normal.................... 38 Superior Normal.................... lb Superior Normal.................... 32 Superior Normal.................... 22 Superior Normal.................... 32 Superior Normal.................... 25 Northland College ................ 48 River Falls Normal................ 19 Superior High School.............. 28 Nelson Dewey High School......... 24 Northland College -----•.......... 30 Superior High School.............. 23 Cathedral High School............. 23 188 195scmncioer FORWARO ROSSELL LEFT HALF SACK SNYDER LEFT EKIO 8»SCMOFF FULL BACK 0LOMBERG LEFT END WILLIAMS RIGHT TACKLE FOOTBALL PLAYERSHINTERBERG RIGHT OUARD PICKERING QUARTER OMERNICK LEFT GUARD SCHNEIDER RIGHT END JOHNSON left guard OLSON Right half FOOTBALL PLAYERS k.'BASKETBALL PLAYERS BISCHOFF RUSSELL OLSON CUARO FORWORO GUARD THORP JACKSON MC LAREW CUARO CENTER GUARD77 G I T c H E David Roberts Center G U M E E George Butler Left Halfback READY FOR ACTION BASEBALL FOR the first time in many years, the Normal School is organizing a baseball team, under the management of Professor McCarthy. New suits have arrived, and the boys are out practicing daily, and bid fair to have a team which will rival any in the city. We regret very much that the Gitche is going to press too soon to obtain a picture of the team, and a long list of their future victories. Those athletes who arc out trying for the team are Butler, Pryor, Thorp, Russell, Blombcrg, Hinterberg, Hautala, Olson, Hennessy, Stuber, Schneider, and Bischoff. Here’s to the dear old Normal School And the husky defenders of the Orange and Black, Who, in spite of adversity, were always cool, And kept our colors on the athletic map.78 Gitche Gum ee Blanche Wolford, ’98, is director of the Nelson Dewey kindergarten, Superior, Wis. Kate M. Hartley, '00, teaches stenography and typewriting in the Superior High School. Alice Baker, Matilda Burnson, and Carrie Irish, all of '00, arc teaching in the Superior public schools. Amy A. Bronsky, ’01, and later a member of the Superior Normal faculty, is now inspector of graded schools for this state. Edward Conley, ’01. is still the principal of the Blaine School. Lydia Hacker, ’01, teaches fourth grade at the John Ericsson School. George M. Paulus, ’02, is still principal of the Jerome Merritt School at West Duluth, Minn. P. B. Clemens, '02, is still the efficient principal of the Matt Carpenter School in Superior. In addition to his duties as principal, he holds the office of assistant city superintendent of industrial education. Harriet Crumpton, ’03, is teaching English in the Seward School, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lucia C. Spooner is still the Latin teacher at the Superior Normal School. Ina Sweetnam. Thressa Stack, Margaret Conrad, and John Andrews, of the 1903 class, are teaching in the Superior public schools. John P. O’Conner, ’03, has charge of the University extension work in this district. Delancey S. Webb, ’04. who so ably filled the office of toastmaster at the Alumni banquet last June, was chosen president of the Alumni for 1915. He is a prominent business man in the city, and a member of the Wisconsin Loan and Trust Co. Helen A. Hill, ’04. is still the cheery little clerk at our Normal. Frank McNally, ’04, and Selma Ek, ’10, were married during the past year, and arc now living in Duluth. Minnesota. Ora J. Crumpton is teaching in Spokane, Washington. Mac A. Crumpton is with an advertising firm in Chicago. Lizzie Erickson and Rose M. Hill, of ’04, arc teaching in the Superior public schools. Paul H. Ncystrom, ’05, who was professor of political economy at the University of Minnesota, has accepted the position of research for the Van Clove Advertising Co. Blanche Lafitte, Ethel Ballou, Margaret Spiclmachcr, Alina Lindegren, and Violet Underhill, ’05, arc teaching in the public schools of Superior. Bessie St. John, who has been teaching music at the Matt Carpenter School, resigned her position to become Mrs. Louis Knudson, and is now living in Brainerd, Minn. The class of ’06 has a large representation in the public schools of Superior. Amy Wolford is at the Dewey, Catherine Moylan at the Ericsson, Goldie Whipple at the Blaine, Olive Stein at the Howe, Dagmar Knudson at the Bryant. CoraGitche Gum ee 79 Mar til, Josephine Benson, and Pearl Rollins arc at the Matt Carpenter School. Ruth Dill, '06, is assistant supervisor of music in the city schools. Oljia Larson, ’06, lias been re-elected county superintendent of Douglas County. Walter B. Davison. ’06. is teacher of history at the River Falls Normal School. Helen Roberts, 07, married Courtland J. Voung last June, and is now living in Superior. Marie Donalds, Lida Miles, and Frances Mooney, ’07, arc teaching in the city public schools. Catherine Leader, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin, is back in the city teaching. Mildred Smith has a leave of absence from the Superior public school system, and is studying music at the Northwestern University. Elizabeth Monger, Beatrice Bcglinger, Constance Currier, Alice Ferguson, Mabel Hamilton, Carolyn Moore, Sedohr Rhodes, and Julia Van Kirk are teaching in the grades of the city. Dorothea Shchan, ’09, is teaching in the High School. Sophie Johnson is teaching in Duluth, Minn. Marguerite Colwell is at the Blaine School, teaching third grade. Agnes Currie, Effic Swcc .cy, Lulu Yates, Maude Glynn, Mary Hennessey, Lilah Sullivan, and Rhea Keaough, ’10, are teaching in the public schools in Superior. Sara Crumpton, ’ll, is teaching drawing in the all-day industrial school, Superior. Jennie Currie is in Appleton, Wis. Helen Scott, Jennie Emerson, Mabel Emrich, Mary McAndrews, Irene O’Hara, and Bertha Peterson are reaching in the city schools. Martha Stanbury married Mr. Leo Mather last June, and is now making practical application of domestic science. Fern Swcc .cy is in Buhl, Minn., teaching first grade. Susan Coleman is assisting in the Normal kindergarten. Ada Whitaker, ’12, is teaching at the Lincoln School. Emmet Conley is at the Matt Carpenter School. Besides his duties as seventh grade teacher, he is play-ground director and supervises the gardening of the district. Ethel Gordon is assistant kindergartner at the Blaine School. Irene McGill, ’12, is teaching at the Howe School. Florence Taylor is teaching in Minneapolis. Helen Monger, who was kindergarten supervisor at Appleton, Wis., has given up her work because of illness. Myrtle Duflield, '14, married James R. Little last June, and is living in Dakota. Frances Moore married Warren S. Pattison June 17, 1914, and is living in Duluth. Ann Coombes and Helen Mueller are teaching in the Aurora schools. M iss Della Emumson, of the class of ’14, has been elected county superintendent of Iron County. Ethel Hard, '12, is teaching in the River Falls Normal kindergarten. Mae Johnson is teaching in the kindergarten at the Peter Cooper School. Anna Jones is assistant at the Ericsson kindergarten. Pearl Potter is a very efficient worker in the Matt Carpenter kindergarten. Nora Moylan, ’12. has eighth grade work at the Bryant School. Grace Underhill is doing seventh grade work at the John Ericsson School. Mrs. Charles Donncllv, formerly Bessie DcLong, died at her home at Rice Lake, April 25, 1915. Among the Superior Normalites at the University arc Bertha Rude, Lillian East lund, Kathryn Sara .in, Thorpe Langley, Charles A. Wilson, Lester Whitmore, Irma Clark, Irma Giesen, Howard Farrell, Ernest MacQuarric, Mary Rooney, "Yvonne Dauplaisc. Yvonne Dauplaisc has been selected as one of the commencement orators at the University this year. •80 G I T C H E G U M E E THE POOR IMMIGRANT THE Lusitania churned the water into spray as it slowly moved away from its moorings at the tloclc and began its long journey from Liverpool to New York. The last hour had been a busy one, both for the officers of the gigantic steamer and for the passengers themselves. Customs officers had been here and there, rilling the baggage of every one, apologizing to some, sharp to others, and content with none. The harassed officers were continually called into colloquy with them, after which consultations they dashed away again to plunge into and through the personal belongings of some other poor passenger, continually asking questions and not even waiting for answers. From stem to stern of the boat, from the upper first-class decks down to the steerage, had these annoying officers pursued their devastating way. None had escaped. but at last the Lusitania was afloat, and the passengers composed themselves for their long trip as the boat steamed majestically on its voyage to New York. Let us descend at once to the lower decks of the steamer, until we come to the steerage. Here, indeed, is an atmosphere of depression, in contrast to that brighter one of the upper decks. None of the happy, expectant faces arc seen here; but a .look of resolution is upon the countenances of all, as if they realize that they arc launching themselves upon a new venture in life, a venture into parts unknown, in a land of hoped-for opportunities. One felt the gloom of the steerage as soon as he entered. The people seemed of every nationality and unable or unwilling to converse with one another. Some were walking about, as if in deep contemplation, others were squatted in convenient spots, as if waiting, and not seeming to care what happened. There was an utter lack of comradeship here. To the left, in a far corner, was a young Italian who interested me, if for nothing else than that he seemed more despondent and even less sociable than the rest. He was plainly a foreigner, and acted much as if this was his first trip across. His face attracted me, not only because of its present look of uncertainty anti wonderment, but because it had a more intelligent cast than had those of his companions in the steerage. A keenness was plainly stamped in his countenance. He seemed of them and yet not of them. He sat in this far corner, along with many of his co-passengers, despondent and aloof, his grips and a large square canvas valise beside him. He looked up occasionally at those about him, and then down again, as if expecting to find a friendly face among them; but, if any tried to engage him in conversation, he seemed to avoid them. He offered to take part in none of the desultory conversation started now and then around him, but remained in a position of stoical silence and aloofness. He aroused my interest at once. As the days passed upon the steamer, and I was frequently down in the steerage, I got to looking for this young Italian as soon as I entered. He was much like the rest of them, and then again he was not. A certain manner of his of glancing up, and the look with which he greeted one on entering the steerage, impressed itself upon me. No, he was not the usual immigrant. He was easily found, either sitting down or slowly walking about, but always in seeing distance of that resting place of his in the corner, as if in fear some one would steal his place in it. Near the end of the voyage, I came into the steerage, one day, and found him squatting in his usual position, bis valise open, and he munching away at his lunch. I noticed a fellow passenger of his come up and attempt to enter into conversation; but I could easily sec that the enterprising passenger was not very successful. As the other passed on, I thought I saw for a moment a keen smile lighten up his countenance, and not for the first time I assured myself that this fellow was more than he seemed. I casually approached, and looked around, as was my custom, and stopped nearG ITCH 15 GUMBK mmiMii 81 this young Italian; but lie seemed unaware of my presence. lie did not look up, but continued eating his lunch. II is valise was open and displayed the eatables common to the steerage passengers and especially typical of his race. There were fruits of many kinds, nuts, and a large bottle of wine, and I noticed two large bottles of red stuffed olives, so common in Italy and so much enjoyed by Italians. These were packed in at one end of the valise, together with one which had seemingly been opened and emptied. The young Italian seemed to be stoically enjoying his repast, and I ventured to engage him in conversation. Not knowing any Italian. I addressed him in Knglish. but received only a negative shake of the head. 1 persevered, but to no avail, getting nothing except a listless nod, although he offered me, one after the other, everything he had in the valise, from the grapes to the wine. I imagined lie offered me the olives with some hesitation, but could see no reason or intent in this. I picked up one of the bottles of olives and looked curiously at it, not for any particular reason, but more to cover my attempt to engage him in conversation. A suspicious glance from his eyes impressed itself on me, and 1 wondered at it. Me seemed rather anxious, and even angered, and 1 put the bottle back. At once, he seemed mollified, and pulled out his jack-knife, scraped the red wax from around the cork, poured out the juice, and offered me the bottle. I did not care for olives, but took a couple, noticing, at the same time, the intent look lie bent upon me, and passed on, wondering why I could not overcome my curiosity and growing suspicion of this man. In the course of the last day at sea, I was in the steerage stcvcral times, and I could not rid myself of the idea that this fellow was suspiciously following me with his eyes. I would glance up quickly, but could never catch him, lie seemingly being intent upon something else or squatting in his usual despondent attitude. So time passed, and at last we caught sight of the Goddess of Liberty statue in New York harbor. Most of the passengers were out upon the decks and gazing shoreward, hut not so my young friend. He was as gloomy and aloof as ever. Me had packed up his belongings into a neat pile and seemed to be in readiness to get ashore as soon as the boat should touch the dock. About noon, the Lusitania pulled into the great dock at New York. All was instantly bustle and excitement. The steerage passengers were all in line, packed down with their grips and valises, and patiently awaiting their opportunity to get ashore. The last I saw of the young Italian was as he, amongst hundreds of others, passed down the gang-plank and out upon the dock only to be seized by the customs officers, his belongings, grips, valises and all, rummaged over and passed upon. My curiosity was not satisfied. At a safe distance, I followed him. He neither hurried nor lingered, but passed leisurely from the docks. Let it suffice the reader that I succeeded in keeping track of him, and, at last, toward evening, I found his haunt. After all fear of pursuit liatl vanished, he became a changed man. His step was clastic and confident, and had none of the uncertainty of the newcomer. He glanced behind at times, and smiled, and now his face had that keen glance that experienced men recognize. He had finally taken an castbound car, and alighted in an Italian district seemingly well-known to him, passed along a dark, narrow street and into a small, forbidden-looking tenement house. I cautiously approached, but it was fully an hour before I managed to look within. I found him seated at a table in a small room in this same house. Two empty bottles were standing on the table. In a pan before him were the contents of the two bottles of olives. Just as I caught sight of him, lie was in the act of squeezing the red center from one of the olives. Me threw this one aside and picked up another and squeezed it, and a large glittering diamond accompanied the red center of the olive. He put this in a glass containing several other gems, and counted each glittering stone. He then rose to his feet, went to the window, and looked far away in the direction where the Lusitania still lay, smiled, and heaved a long, satisfied sigh, and returned to his work.82 G I TCH K G U M E E OUR TWO PAGEANTS THE pupils of rhc Normal training school portrayed the awaken in £ of nature and the joy of mankind at the arrival of spring, by means of a festival given in the High School auditorium. The program consisted mostly of dances by costumed children, and much of the honor must go to Miss Marion Pierce, the physical director at the Normal, who planned the program and originated the dances. The program consisted of three parts: “Frolics of Nature," “Frolics of Man,” and “Dream of Spring.” The first two of these, with the exception of the “ Free Hearts,” were carried out by the younger children. The dance of the “Tree Hearts” was very beautiful, as well as typical of the art of the whole production. It was beautifully portrayed by five girls dressed in flowing costumes of the color of the tree. The remainder of the program was danced by beautifully costumed children, who did great credit to the persons by whom they had been so patiently and carefully trained. THE program: I—FROLICS OF NATURE. I. Joy of the Winds: (a) The North Wind (gray). (c) East Wind (pink). (b) West Wind (yellow). (d) South Wind (green). 2. Departure of Jack Frost when Sunbeams appear. 3. Coming of the Flowers. 4. Awakening of the 'Free, or the Dance of the Tree Hearts. 5. Tile Spirits of Spring, the Elves and the Fairies. Glee Club—“Summer”...................................................Wagner II—FROLICS OF MAN. 1. Tribute to the Sports of Childhood: (a) Ropes. (c) Hoops. (b) Ralls. (d) Soap Rubble’s. 2. 'Flic Gift of the Fairies to the Children. Their Dances. Ill—DREAMS OF SPRING. A most beautiful May pageant, made up of dances, songs, and pantomime, was given this spring by three hundred and fifty children and the members of the Normal kindergarten training class, under the direction of Miss Caroline Harbour and Miss May Hill, who were assisted by many interested people. File children of the different kindergartens represented: children dancing around an old English well; a fairy ring dance; a dance of little bunnies and wee children: a frolic of fisher and farmer lads and lassies; antics of Mother Goose children, of little chimney sweeps, of a group of court lords and ladies, as well as the dances of little flower children and spring buds, all of whom did honor to a Queen of the May upon her throne. We can not say enough for the beauty and success of the two festivals spoken of on this page. Each was a perfect production of its type, but of such different types that they can not be compared. It has been said truly that no other, productions of their quality have ever been seen in Superior.G I T c II E G U M E E 83 COMMENCEMENT EVENTS. 1915 Friday, April 9. Reception to Graduating Class, President and Mrs. V. K. McCaskill. Thursday, May 20. Inter-Normal Debates, Superior vs. River Falls, River Falls, Wis. Friday, June 4, 9:30 A. M. Kindergarten Party, Crownbart Hall Gymnasium. Thursday, June 3, 8:00 P. M. Class Play, Grand Opera House. Sunday, June 6, 10:30 A. M. Baccalaureate Sermon. Monday, June 7,8:00 P. M. Drama Study Club Reception. Tuesday, June 8, 3:00 P. M. Senior Class Day Exercises. Tuesday, June 8, 8:00 P. M. Annual Reception, Crownbart Hall. Wednesday, June 9, 10:00 A. M. Commencement Exercises. Wednesday, June 9, 6:30 P. M. Alumni Banquet. Thursday, June 10. Records and Adjournment. Till' Senior reception was given April 9, at the home of President and Mrs. V. F. McCaskill. As Mrs. McCaskill had planned on a trip to Missouri, the reception was given earlier this year than usual. The rooms were beautifully decorated in pink ami white. Under the direction of Miss Curtis, the Girls’ Glee Club sang “Shoogy Shoo” and “Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes." After the Glee Club had been applauded, every one joined in singing the familiar school songs, which added to the gayety of the evening. With the usual enthusiasm, the Seniors gave their yell. The Seniors surely were the guests of honor. We take this opportunity of expressing our appreciation.84 G I T C H E G U M E E OUTLOOK FOR NEXT YEAR ME undergraduates of tlur Normal School arc looking forward with great pleasure to the next school year, for many reasons. Primarily, of course, because of the new building, which will he completed during the coming summer. In this building, we will once again have our own class-rooms, offices, and assembly room, and, what is of greater importance, will be able once more to start school with the regular eight-fifteen class. While being without a building of our own has been hard in many ways, we realize that the greatest hardship has been undergone by the High School people themselves: and we wish to thank Mr. Wade, the High School faculty, and the students for the kindly way in which they have always treated us. In the new building, next year, will be found, to the joy of a great many, a bright, cheerful club-room, in which Drama Study Club, Y. W. C. A., Literary Society, and other club meetings will be held. Plans arc now being made by some of these clubs to leave some picture, piece of furniture, or other article to help furnish the room. The old members of the Athletic Association arc planning big things for next year, also. They expect to reorganize immediately upon their return in the fall, and start practice on the new dormitory tennis courts. It is expected that they will be in fine condition for a tournament by the spring of the year. BOOK REVIEWS “The Crisis"—When Mr. McCaskili called roll. “The Blue Flower"—One who had skipped assembly. “The Terrible Meek”—The Sub-Freshman class. “Days Off”—Kindergarten class. "Les Miscrablcs”—Practice teachers. "Call of the Wild”—Cathedral bell at six o’clock. "A Chosen Few”—'The faculty. "The Scats of the Mighty”—First six rows in assembly. "The Light that Failed”—Wait until exam. time. "Twice 'Fold 'Tales”—“Do not stand around the halls.” "The Irish Twins”—Mildred and Myrtle. "'Hie Four Wonders”—The fire and the new building. ( Mr. Gillett’s classes. “Silent Places”— Assembly room. ( Room XV. “The Listening Child”—Lillah.G I T C H E GUMEE 85 The Home of Attractive Styles in Clothing for Men and Women Stores everywhere—trade at the nearest SUPERIOR DULUTH VIRGINIA HIDDING Pay Less and Dress Better .... We guarantee you at least a $10.00 saving on your suit or coat. Ladies and gentlemen, before you buy, sec The Royal Tailors and Woolen Mills The Royal Tailors Woolen Mills The utmost in custom 1714 Broadway Renowned original $15 tailoring at $16 to $35. Tailors. The Best Values in all Superior SJj£iS-V HOOSIER KITCHEN CABINET The “White Beauty,” » neat, untiring, automatic servant in your kitchen. Soon pays for itself in saving. DAVENPORT BED, $24.50. Handsome davenport by day; luxurious bed by night, barge line of DRESSERS, BRASS and IRON BEDS, etc. WINKELS | 1517-19 Tower Ave. HOME FURNISHINGS Cash or Monthly Payments.86 MBIMMWBMMBi G I TC II E Gum e e Save and Succeed j BANK AT r 1 ! 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At the Duluth Business I'niversity yon can get for the smallest outlay the liest possible tinining in accountancy. IT SERVES MANY PURPOSES Then is no sr.ior or belter stepping stone to the big things in life to-day than through the medium of shorthand. Some make it their profession; sonic learn it as an accomplishment: llot a few leant it to aid in their taking lectures at college or private school. We teach the most popular shorthand system in the world, the Gregg. If you would be a »l» nog rtipher, you cun get the best possible training for the smallest outlay •it the Duluth Business Itniversilv SPECIAL RATES. SPECIAL COURSES. AND SPECIAL PRICES Allowed teachers and Normal students during the Miminer months. Write for illustrated eollege ealnlog giving full |«irticulars. Address . (’. McCARTKH, Dl’Ll’TII, MINN. Zenith Hume, Gnind 715); Duluth I’hotie. Melrose II In. Location. I IS 120 Fourth Ave. West, Christie Bldg.88 G I T C H E GUMEE aMMBHnBHBflHM | Fire Place Fixtures of Highest Quality For Superior Homes IVe carry llic largest liar of lad-irons. Fire Sets, and Screens at the head of flic lakes. IVc especially invite Superior people to see our big and varied assortment of these fixtures. knowing that we have just what yon want and at a price you’ll like to pay. Kelley Hardware Company Pay us a visit and inspect these fixtures DU LUTH, MINN. Rogers-Ruger Lumber Co. LATH- LUMBER-SHINGLES Cement, Lime, Plaster, Brick, Wall Board, Paper, Roofing and Deadening Felt .«■? .or? CATLIN AVE. AND EIGHTH ST. ! OUR STORK IS THE EXCLUSIVE HOME IN SUPERIOR FOR S Wooltex Coats and Suits La Camille Front Laced Corsets Queen Quality Shoes Whittall Rugs Bon-Ton Corsets Carter’s Union Suits Regal Shoes for Men Perrin’s Kid Gloves ROTH BROS. CO.Gitche Gum ee 89 --- This snap shot shows a Normal student clothed in Tower Clothes from head to foot. “Sam” is one of a great many Normal students that recognize the quality, style, fit and economy embodied in TOWER CLOTHES, sxt j ——V -------------------------- John P. Wray Co. PLUMBERS STEAM AND GAS FITTERS Phones Broad G96 John P. Wray Ogden 131 Archie Gray --------------------------:• A. E. HOLMES , BRO. CO. Pitch and Gravel Roofing Steel Ceilings Boat Work a 911-913-915 BANKS AVENUE m L. 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BE SURE TO SEND US YOUR MAIL ORDERSG I T C H E G U M E E 91 Normal School Lots Wc ore headquarters for choice residence lots in the Normal District ,«r We also loan money and write insurance of all kinds.’ . c McCABE AGENCY Truax Block ------------------- i STAGE STARS AND PLAYS IN PHOTOPLAYS —at— I Lyric and Princess Theatres ! ». ______________ I We wish to thank the Normal School Students for their kind and liberal patronage DRYS DALE-PERRY PHOTOGRAPHERS 1408 Tower Avenue92 G I T C H E GUMEE The Normal School publication has been called by some High School students (and very aptly, too, the Editors sometimes feel), “The Gitchcr Goatee.” Miss Wilkinson (in rhetoric): "Give a sentence using the past participle of the verb ‘to rise.’ ” Edith G. (in anticipation of Easter vacation) : “He is risen.” We Save You Money ! -----on Furniture, Stoves Rugs, Window Shades, Etc. Grand Rapids House Furnishing Co. | 1301 • 1303 Tower Ave. Ilrond Oi«li nVil j ♦ ROSS MOTOR CAR CO. 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Skidoo Pudding — 'Fake twenty-three eggs and beat it.Gitche Gum ee 93 Qmericcm £ xcfiange t3ati of Superior ■■ SUPERIOR. WIS. - Capital $50,000 . ? Surplus and Undivided Profits $25,000 DEPOSITORY FOR POSTAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS American Exchange STATE DEPOSITORY Dank Buildings JOS. C. RYAN PLUMBING AND HEATING “MUELLER BOILERS” 1116 Ogden Ave. Both Phones ! Have your Graduating Suit made to orders $25.00 will purchase a nice Blue Serge Suit....... SUPERIOR TAILORING COMPANY H. O. BLAGSTAD, Prop. WATCH REPAIRING in the very Best Manner Peterson Jewelry Co. OPTICIAN 1020 Tower Avc. SUPERIOR V—— --------------- A MORE DIRE THREAT. There was trouble in the back yard. Six-year-old Hilly had thrown a stone at a boy in the next yard, who was making vociferous threats. “If you throw another stone,” he yelled, “I’ll sick my dog on you!” “Huh!” replied Hilly. "If you come into my yard, I’ll sick my mother on you!” May’s Cedar Chests make an ideal gift. • J. 8 a. m. lo 8 p. m Old Phone. Broad 1058 New Phone, Ogden 8t DR. N. BOOTH dr. f. h. b. McDowell Dentist an I Oral Surgeon DENTIST Room 101 American Exchange Bank Bldg. Towct Avc. and Elcvenih S«. Twelfth Si. and Tower Avc. SUPERIOR. WIS. ► Suite 207-8 Truax Building SUPERIOR, WIS. - 94 G I T C H E G U M F. F THE OLD RELIABLE BANK OF COMMERCE SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN KSTAMUSIIKI) ISSS Cll.VKI.K8 A. ('IIASK, President s | AI.LKN I’. I.OVBJOY, Vice President IOdwakii L. Cass, ('nsliicr .J.VMK.S M. CltAH'KORD, Assistant Cashier i Roukkt A. Junks, Assistant Cashier 1117 TOWER AVENUE Savings Department Safety Deposit Vault Ladies' Department •jf f interest |»aid on Savings Accounts. Safety Deposit Boxes for rent. IGNORANT TEACHER. “What did you learn at school to-day, dearie?” asked the mother of little Mabel, when the child returned from her first day at school. “I didn’t learn anything,” was Mabel’s disgusted reply. “There was a woman there that didn’t know a single thing. I had to tell Iter everything!” May’s White Mountain Refrigerators arc the last word in economy. A CLOSE OBSERVER. Young Gallcher was exhibiting some photographs to a charming girl, with whom he was very much in love. “'Hus one," he said, handing her a picture, “is my photograph with two French poodles. Can you recognize me?” “Why, yes, I think so,” replied the young woman, looking intently at the picture. “You arc the one with the hat on, arc you not ?” A. GRANT Staple and n u Fancy.., " GROCERIES We Want Your Trade Solely u| on flic Merits of Our Goods 1416 Tower Ave. New Plx nc Ocdcn 321 Old Phone B«o»d 321 «-------------------------- ---------------------------... Books and Stationery Fountain Pens $1.00 to $5.00 Russell Brothers 1130 Tower AvenueGitche Gum be 95 ...WE AIM TO PLEASE... CANDY SODA n„. HUOT-SULLIVAN Nicer 1418 TOWER AVENUE None Nicer LUNCH ICE CREAM WOHLK'S ART STORE 1123 Tower Ave. 06 Art Goods and Picture Framing IN THE NEAR FUTURE. 'Flic worried countenance of the bridegroom disturbed the best man. Tiptoeing up the aisle, he whispered : “What’s the matter, Clif? Have you lost the ring?” ‘.‘No,” blurted out the unhappy Cliff, “the ring’s safe enough. But, man, I’ve lost my enthusiasm.” The Wisconsin Loan and Trust Company 1425 Tower Ave. Superior is I hr only concern in Superior or Duluth that mokes a specialty of Farm Loans It litis a million dollars at its command this season with which to improve Northern Wisconsin farms. BILLIARDS CIGARS CANDY THE STAG, At East End •:----------------- J BUY YOUR FAMILY CANDY at. PAUL’S Near Post Office Grand Meat Market Fresh and Salt Meats Tlic best to be had Prices Reasonable QUALITY OUR MOTTO Grand and Belknap StreetAmerican Heating Co HEATING and PLUMBING Jobbing a Specialty Estimates Furnished Free Drugs and Kodaks PRIEST’S PHARMACY 1012 Tower Avenue AND F. D. 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They arc washed, dried, dampened. ironed rind folder! ready for wear nil by modern machinery. S0C f C f c Superior Laundry The Laundry o( Quality Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director Z. A. Downs COUNTY CORONER 1513-1515 Belknap St. (Near Masonic Tciwdc) SUPERIOR. WIS.Gitche Gum ee 101 WE SELL %e% Mkr fires. $lcehester C L O T H E S to Young Men who want the Fifth Avenue New York Styles. Let us show you the Spring Models. .Q Jlean £ 2leverees at %r6adu ai{ The Bob-O-Link i Friendship Bracelet tho Latest Fad You start with a single LINK like this: Then veil get your father, mother, brothers, sisters, and friends each to give von a LINK with their initials engraved on it. Very soon von will liave a complete Pit I K N I) S II II LINK BRACELET which will be n lifelong reminder of your friends. These LINKS- are Stkhi.i.vo Sii.vkk. and the price is 2i cents each, including engiaving. C. A. Swanson , Co. "Superior's Hallmark Jewelry Store" T C MCO® | California Fruits i The Finest Canned Fruit - PRODUCED--------------— Tree ripened, retaining orchard flavor. The kind that is not lye peeled. i » i t » i • { i TWOHY-EIMON MERCANTILE CO. DISTRIBUTERS Superior, Wisconsin102 Gitchr Gum ee FOR- Athletic and Sporting Goods GYMNASIUM AND FIELD SPORTS BASE BALL - - - FOOT BALL GO TO THE SUPERIOR HARDWARE CO. 1306-1308 TOWER AVENUE SUPERIOR. WISCONSIN J. E. Nicol Co. Licensed Embalmer and Undertaker FUNERAL DIRECTOR BOTH PHONES 1314 Ogden Ave., Superior Carlson Bros. Co. Sheet Metal Work and Roofing Galvanized Iron and Copper Cornice Metal Skylights and indoxvs Piping and Ventilatin' Steel Ceiling I I 1216-18 Banks Ave., Superior j | BERGESON’S CHOCOLATES j PLEASE THE MOST DISCRIMINATING I j Bergeson Candy Co. Superior, Wis. j i Students! OET YOUR LUNCHES at DOONAN’S j Bergcson’s and Johnston’s Fancy Chocolates Ice Cream Cigars Boston Store Corner of Thirteenth and Tower Superior’s Most Exquisitely Beautiful Daylight Store. Devoted to the Sale of Women’s, Misses' and Children’s Wearing Apparel. : : : :103 G I TC II K G U M E E Hotel Superior Candy Shop j BELKNAP AND TOWER. --- I Killers in - BERGESONS JOHNSTON S BRYN MAWR CANDIES ---AIko :i (‘uiiipMe liino of- NEWSPAPERS MAGAZINES STATIONERY TOBACCOS PIPES ijM PORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARSGitche Gum ee 104 i Jackson’s Billiard Room | | and Bowling Alleys j ii«au tauiuioMiuninB«iiiiniii«iiiMMiiiiniuinii« mi h mi mi ininn uiiimiiNiiiiKaiiiiinii iiiiiTu 11 in ii Cigars and Bergeson’s Candies ! j } 1302 Tower Avenue Boston Building } t j i Every Line has its LEADER | WE LEAD IN OURS- j i Have you tried our Family Finished Work Department yet? The ironing of the “rough dried” portion of your family washing is beautifully done and charged for at a moderate .rate per hour. ’Phone office for further particulars. Dry Cleaning done on the money-hack plan if not satisfactory. :: Both Phones 215 913-915 Ogden Ave. j B ASTI AN BROTHERS COMPANY j MANUFACTURERS OF Class Emblems, Rings, Fobs, Athletic Medals Wedding and Commencement Invitations and Announcements Dance Orders, Programs, Menus, Visiting Cards, Etc. Gsjgae SAMPLES AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED UPON REOUEST. j 75 Bastian Building ROCHESTER, N. Y. i We made the Emblems and Rings for the Class of 1915.j ™EsupERi°R normal.... South DakoM'1,11°:':Cr ISorma,s in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Collcuc- I i " ' °rt a cota» besides scores of Business Yliv i» U ,l,odrcd$ of schools, use only Perfect Ink. • • “«« it is the best. f ri,’www-. » Manufactured by LTHE perfect ink CO. Sri’KKIOK. WIS. , T(t« VorM: A young author whose ability was by no means equal to his conceit was discoursing at length upon the merits of his work. “I am tired of writing of that which others write of,” he said. ‘‘I want to create an original work, something no one has ever written about or ever will write about.” Piron turned quickly to the speaker. “Why not write your own eulogy?” he said. May's Credit Plan makes furnishing the home both easy and pleasant. Jightbody-Wingate (o. THE ‘DAYLIGHT" DEPARTMENT STORE T 11 E S II O I’ NN(J C K N T K R C) I« S II I B R I O R ' ' ■ ' . .1 I |. . .... ........ _ ..... _. _l Every student should get acquainted with our up-to-date Hook and Stationery department. We make a special feature of fine writing papers and envelopes. 'I'rv the famous “Lousine" paper, which sells in pound packages at 25 cents a pound, with envelopes to match at 10 cents a package. If you huv this paper once, you'll buy it again. :: :: :: :: LIGHT BODY-WIN GATE CO. Fourteenth and Tower SUPERIORG IT C H F. GUM El- 106 SMART GIRLS Buy Their Wearing Apparel at FRED W. KRUSE CO. 1313 TOWER AVENUE Women's Misses' and Children's Outfitters Normal Brljool Superior, ®isrmisut New Fire-Proof Building Dormitory for Young Ladies Athletic Field Tennis Courts School Gardens Strong Courses FOR CATALOG ADDRESS V. E. McCASKILL, President SUPERIOR. WISCONSIN107 WE ARE THANKFUL INDEED for the good stationery trade, which we have enjoyed with the Normal students. CUt is our intention to try to give better service, still, the coming year. CL In the meantime we wish to impress upon the Normal girls the fact that we handle the best ICE CREAM in the city. Not only do we sell it in dish form, but we also sell the CONES, and the more cones we can sell you the better we like vou. LThanking you all for favors in the past, and wishing you a pleasant vacation or a good job next fall, we remain on the corner as the HIGH SCHOOL PHARMACY G. BUGGE, B. HAGERUP NISSEN, Proprietor. General Superintendent. CURRAN LIBRARY, WISCONSIN STATE COLLEGE SUPERIOR108 G I T C H E Gl'MEE WEBSTER MANUFACTURING CO. SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN { WEBSTER CIIAIR always a GOOD CHAIR j 2908- 2980-CUB 2908-8 322C-1U 3249-1UB 3248-1U HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY AT SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN BRANCHES AND SHOW ROOMS: -Joliet, 111. Minneapolis, Minn., 127-129 Fifth Street N. K. Sioux City, Iowa. San Francisco, Calif., 1150 Mission Street. Kansas City, Mo. Spokane, Wash., 131-139 Division Avenue. Portland, Ore. Chicago, 111., 1319 Michigan Avenue. Seattle, Wash. 1 0 4 WIJC’- AaYl L Ui 

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