THE ROSE MARY
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TO TI-IE URBANA BOYS IN
TI-IE SERVICE, IN THE FULLEST
APPRECIATION OF THEIR BRAVERY,
LOYALTY, AND SELF-SACRIFICE,
-WE I-IEREBY DEDICATE
TO OUR BOYS
Across to thc fields of battle
Our boys are hurrying awayg
They speed from the gates of Life
In to the deadly fray.
And we hide our sorrow swiftly,
When our boys go marching by
For there's music in their laughter
And courage in their eye.
Strong in faith and hope they leave us
To answer a Nation's cally
And we who are left in safety
Thrill with pride for our soldiers all.
And their songs ring out with gladness
And their glance is clear and freeg
They carry no hint of sadness
To our Allies across the sea.
Ah, these are the heroes America sends
To defend our national rightg
To conquer the power of the Vandal
And keep the torch of Liberty bright.
FLORENCE SICKMAN, '18.
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fait' ITH the hope that it will please and
Q5 fig, I amuse you in the present, and in the
QQ? future will serve as a guide leading
lfi5W you back through the labyrinth of
'E life to pleasing memories of school
days, the ROSEMARY Staff offers you this token
In spite of certain difficulties it was possible to
prepare and issue this year-book of the Class of
'18 on account of the efficient system and O1 gani
zation of the staff and the persistent effort and
valuable aid of our new faculty member Miss
Work, sport and enjoyment have been oui
plans, generosity, impartiality and good will our
guiding principles. Readers Who may feel offend
ed, are asked to consider things in a humorous
light, especially if your roast
seems a "boost,' instead.
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A. P. JOHNSON M. L. FLANINGAM
ILLINOIS STATE NORMAL ILLINOIS STATIC NORMAL
INDIANA STATE NORMAL NOIHHWESTIGRN UNIVERSITY
FNIYIGICSITY OF ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
SUPERINTENDENT OF URBANA PRINCIPAL OF THE URBANA HIGH scH00L
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EDNA ANDERWS, A.B.
I'x1vEnsI1'x' 0I-' ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
DELLA D. JUNKIN, A.B.
VNIVERSITI' or MICHIGAN
INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
MARY E. TEETERS
I'xIvEnsITx' or ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN DOMESTIC SCIENCE
KATHLEEN ROBERTS, A.B.
VNIYERSITY or ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR OF ENGLISH
LoLA D. MCCLURG, A.B.
URHANA IIIGII SCHOOL
LNIYERSITY OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN BIOLOGY
EMMA KLEINEAU, B.E., A.B.
BLOOMINGTON IIIGI-I SCHOOL
ILLINOIS STATE NORMAL
l'NIYERSITY OI-' ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN MATHEMATICS
MABEL D. RICKETTS, A.B.
XORTIINX ESTERN ACAD!-IAIY
LYNIYERSITY OF ILLINOIS
OPAL R. JONES, A.B.
VRBANA IIIGII SCIIOOI,
L'NIYEIlSI'l'Y OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN HISTORY
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UNIVERSITY or' ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN ENGLISH II
E. S. HUFFINGTON
NORMAL IIIGH SCHOOL
ILLINOIS STATE NORMAL
INSTRUCTOR IN MANUAL TRAINING
MARY V. BRUNER, A.B., A.M.
MATTOON HIGII SCHOOL
EASTERN ILLINOIS STATE NORMAL
UNIYEIISITY OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN LATIN
CLARISSA A. RICHARDSON
YICKSIIIIRG HIGH SCIIOOL
IVESTERN STATE NORMAL, MICHIGAN
INSTRUCTOR IN TYPEWRITING
ELIZABETH GAYNOR, A.B.
UNIVERSITY OI-' NVISCONSIN
UNIVERSITY OI" CIIICAGO
INSTRUCTOR IN HISTORY
EDNA M. KING
DETROIT IIIIIU SCHOOL
NFIIY SCHOOL OF LIFITIIODS
VNIYERSITY OF CHICAGO
INSTRUCTOR IN MUSIC
MILDRED M. HOSKINS, A.B., A.M.
VNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN CIVICS
SARAH SUTHERLAND, B.S.
UNIVERSITY OF IYISCOXSIN
INSTRUCTOR IN SEWVING
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L0Is YODER, A.B.
TAYI.0R.YILI.IZ TONVNSHIP HIGH SCIIOOI.
JAIIES BIILIIIKIN UNIVERSITY
BESS F. CLINE, A.B.
lIONTICI'1I.I.0 HIGH SCHOOL
I'NIYI"IIISI'I'Y OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR IN UEOMETRY
PURL V. WALTERS, A.B.
I'LI5,xRY IIVSINESS COI.LIiGE
INSTRUCTOR IN BOOKKEEPING
A. H. DOLPH
INSTRUCTOR IN AGRICULTURE
ALICE B. FRAZEY, A.B.
I'NIYI'IllSl'I'Y OF ILLINOIS
INSTRUCTOR OF DRAWING
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Illinois, thy sons and daughters,
Tune their hearts to sing thy praise,
This thy hundredth anniversary,
Calls to mind thy olden days,
When the red-man and the hunter,
Wandered through thy trackless ways.
Now a state of mighty cities,
Thrifty farms, and orchards growing,
State of heroes, nation honored,
State of men of honest thriving,
State of honor and of justice,
Thee we serve with upright living.
To this class of nineteen eighteen
Comes the honor of thy birthday,
Of a hundred years of progressg
Comes the call to seek the pathway
Beaten by thy loyal soldiers
Who for truth their life would pay.
But to us there comes a pleading,
Never heard by class before,
'Tis the calling of the nation,
Plunged into a world-wide war.
Now a iight for human freedom,
Out of love our cannons roar.
And for right, not might, our nation
Took up arms against the foe,
We will back her to the finish,
Give our best young men to go.
We will win, but may we never,
Crush a land with coward blow!
God of nations, love, and honor,
Cause the hearts of men to soften
Toward their fellow men and brothers,
So that war may never threaten,
And at last thy words fulfilling,
"Peace on earth, good will to men".
WM. L. MANNY, ,18
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SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
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HELEN FAY MCCARTY, "Irish"
Literary Society 1, 2: Stunt Show 1, 2, 3
Thr' light that shines in ll'0lllll'll,r4 ryrfs.
FREDERICK JACKSON BURT, "Elmer II"
Assistant Business Manager Echo 3: Business
Manager Echo 4: Latin Club 1: Student Business
Manager Auditorium: Literary Society.
COLLEGE PREP. COVRSE
Smilrs that live in dimplr sln'l:.
PAULINE LOUISE KNIPP
Basketball 1, 2, Capt. 3, 4: Stunt Show 41 : Echo 41 :
Art Editor ROSEMARY: Latin Club 1: Literary
Society 1, ll.
You C'G7l'll0f !'ll'lllZl' man until you flirt' him a
share in arf.
ROBERT WATT RICHARDS, A'Shorty"
Stunt Show 3, 4: Operetta 3: Latin Club 1. 25
Literary Society 1, Z. 3: Echo Show 3: Stunt
Committee 2: Echo Advertising: Manager 3: Edi-
tor-in-Chief Echo 4.
1,l'l' tried my prcttiwst Sinn' my birth
To stem' and 'rr'g'ulat1' the varfh.
FRANCIS BERNICE COTTRELL, "Toads"
Latin Club: Literary Society 2, 3: Vice-President
Literary Society 3: Echo 3.
HICII SCHOOL IN THREE YEARS.
A little body doth often harbor a great soul.
ROLLA ALLEN, f'Honk"
Illy thoughts arf' my own posxvsxions.
HELEN MILLAR HOPKINS
Basketball 1, 2, 3: Latin Club 25: Deutsche Verein
12, SS: Literary Society 1, 2. 3.
SCIEXCIC ANI! BIATHI-IRIATICS.
.1 p4'rfCl't woman nobly plannrd.
ARTHUR WILLIAM SLOAN
Stunt Show 4: Orchestra 2, il: Literary Society
2, 3: Echo Committee 35.
We ylllllfl and gazed and still our lI'011dl'l' gran
That om' small hcafl could furry all he lrneu
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RUTH YANTIS, "Ya.ck"
A little bird wants but a. little nest.
EVAN MERRILL DAVIS, "Chick"
Siunt Show 2: Operetta 2, 3: Latin Club 1: Echo
3, 4: ROSERIARY Editor-in-Chief: Literary Society
1, 2. 3: Treasurer Literary Society 4: Stunt Show
Committee 2. 3, 4: Party Committee 2: Class De-
bating 2, 3.
Wisre looking but pvrfcctly harnzlcss.
JULIA D. K. EHRLICK
Hyde Park High School 1, 2, 3: Art Club: Civic
Industrial Club: Literary Society: Hikers' League.
For sho was just tho quiet kind fwhosv nature
Tennis 2. 3. 4: Stunt Show 1, 2, 8, 4: Operetta.
2, 3: Echo Show 2. 3: Echo 4: ROSEMARY 4 : Latin
Club 1. 2: Literary Society 4: Stunt Committee
3. 4: Senior Pin Committee.
COLLEGE PREP. COVRSE.
Hr' was not for himself dvsignwd,
But born to bf' of use to all manlrinrl.
HAZEL MARIE KLINGELHOFFER, "Dutch"
Basketball 1, 2. 3: Stunt Show 2, 3, 4: Echo Show
:Ig ROSEAIARY Staff: Literary Society 1. 4: Stunt
Committee 1: Senior Echo 4.
A 'merry heart goes all thc day.
CLYDE AUGUSTINE WEBBER, us"
Literary Society 1, Z, 3, 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 33, 4:
Latin Club 1 : Party Committee 4.
A friend is sonmonc who can finish your scntfncvs
AMY VANN SHROYER
Basketball 1, 2, 3: Stunt Show 4: Literary So-
ciety 3, 4.
Is shc not passing fair?
JOHN THEODORE SWARTZ, "Smiley"
Football 3, 4: Stunt Show 1, 3, 4: Operetta 1, 2,
3: Echo Show 2, 3: Echo 3, 4: Literary Society
1, 2: Latin Club 1: Stunt Committee 1, 3, 4:
Party Committee 3.
Milfs and milvs of smilvs.
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Deutsche Verein 2: Latin Club 11 Literary Su- Sl
ciety 1, 2, 3.
Tall as a daughter of thc gods was she.
Football 45 Literary Society 1, 2, 3: Deutsche
Verein 2: Senior Echo.
Every man has his fault and modesty is his.
ESTHER MOFATT BAIRD
Literary Society 1. 2, 3, 4: Latin Club 1: Stunt
Show 1: Operetta 3: Girls' Chorus IS.
Thcrc arc no tricks in plain and simplv faith.
DULANEY T. FITZIIUGH, "Loney"
Tennis: Stunt Show 4: Operetta 3: Latin Club:
Literary Society: Alpha Sigma Rho.
COLLEGE PRI-IP. C0l'llSE.
High school in 3 years.
Politencss is to do and say thr kindvst thing in
the lcinzlvslf way.
oseph H. S., 1, Z, 55: Literary Society
That eye was in itself a soul.
MILLARD EARL LANE, "Minni"
Class Baseball 1. 2, 3, 4.
'Tis his at last who says it best.
Arcola H. S. 1, 2, 3.
C'lllHl'I1I'SS is a yrva! arivantagr.
KENNETH LESLIE DU VALL
Ma.mn1a's rolu-poly hoy
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NETTIE J. WOODWARD
Let gentlenfss my strong rnforcrfmcnt bc.
GEORGE SGMMERS JR., "Abie"
Stunt Show 4: Operetta 3: Literary Society:
Alpha Sigma Rho.
One vast substantial grin.
EDITH MYRTLE FUELL
Broadlands High School 1, 2: Literary Society 4:
Girls' Chorus 43 Class Poem.
There are pleasures 'in poetic pains
Which only poets know.
Ogden High School 1, 2, 3.
Ah, this learning, what a thing it is.
RAY OSCAR SMITH
A loyal friend and a good fellow.
AMELIA RUTH DU VALL
Girls' Chorus 4: Latin Club 1: Literary Society
1, 2, 3, 43 Class Basketball 3: Debating Commit-
tee 35 Stunt Show 4: Treasurer 4.
A thing of beauty and a joy fo1'1'vr'r.
WILLIAM ROBERT REICH
Latin Club 15 Literary Society, 1, 2.
Oh sleep, it is a gentle thing,
Bnloved from pole to jnole.
Latin Club 11 Basketball 3: Deutsche
Literary Society 1, 2.
Verein 2, 3
Not stepping over the bounds of Modfsty.
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RUTH MARJORIE WEBBER
Stunt Show 4: Y. M. C. A. Campaign Committee:
Latin Club Secretary 2: Literary Society 1, 2, 3,
4: Historian 4: Valedictorian.
Sober, pensive, and d1'murc'.
JAMES BEATTIE SMITH, "Jimmy"
Baseball 3: Football 4: Literary Society 1, 2, 3, 4:
Alpha Sigma Rho: Class Debating.: 4.
SCI!-I NCE COURSE .
The greatest truths are thr simplest, so are the
GRACE HOWARD BALDWIN
Literary Society 1, 2: Latin Club 1, 2: Class
Treasurer 2: Stunt Show 3: Literary Society Play
4: Party Committee 2, 3: Literary Society Pro-
Jrram Committee 4.
Siyhed and looked ll7llLffl'l'l1IlI1' things.
CECELIA ANTIONETTE BUMGARDNER
Paris H. S., Paris Illinois, 2: Literary Society 1,
2. 3: Operetta CS.
They always talk 'who nrzwfr think.
FRANCES ADALINE FORKER, "Jack"
Literary Society 1. 2.
If she says nothing, to be surf' sh1"s wise.
HENRY MECHEM SIMPSON
Greenville High School 1, 2: Class Basketball 1, 2.
Step by step one gets to Rom'
KATHRYNE ISABELLE WATSON, "Kitty"
Stunt Show 1, 2, 3: Operetta 3: Class Historian
2: Literary Society 1. 2, 3: Stunt Committee 1,
2: Glee Club: Literary Society Committee 3:
Numeral Committee: Junior-Senior Reception
Committee 3: Hisrh School Dance Committee 2, 4.
Magnificent .-Ip1'c!ac'le of human happinrss.
I am a stranger hf'1'c', heaven is my home.
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St. Joseph High School 1. 2: Latin Club
ox-ary Society 3.
So coldly su'1'c't.
DONALD Ross SUMMERS
High School in 3 years.
II1' nligllt bf' silrnt and not cast away.
VERA LUCILLE KIRKPATRICK
St. Joseph High School.
Shz' shall not hwr brain 1'11cun:b1'r
With thv coil of 'rhyma' and 'nun:lwr.
FRANK LLOYD WOODY
St. Joseph High School 1. 2, 3: Baseball
Basketball 1, 2, 3.
Far from thr city and the ways of mmm.
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EVA ELIZABETH Ross
Basketball 1: Literary Society.
And pleasing otluws,
L1'a1'm'rl herself to plcasc.
ELMER ARTI1UR GREENE, 'lLittle Eva"
Football 2, 3, 4: Class Track Z. 3, 4: Blass Base-
ball 1. 2, 3. 4, Capt. 3: Bul Bul: Stunt Show 3:
President 3: ROSEMARY: Deutsche Verein: Liter-
ary Society, Athletic Manager 4.
Ilungvr is the bvst sauce.
HELEN MARGARET HARMON
For shw is just thv quiet kind zvhosv nature 'never
DONALD D. MCCASKEY
West Phila. High School for Boys 1, 2: Indianap-
olis Manual High School 3: Basketball 1, 2: Foot,-
ball 4: Stunt Show 4: Senior Party Committee.
MAN UAL TRAINING COURSE.
A liltlv nonsr-ncv non- and than is relished by the
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ENID EVA BONER
Champaign High School 2: Olicrcita 3: Echo
Show 3: Rosl-:AIARYQ Literary Society 3, 4: Echo
Staff: Literary Play 3: Basketball: Chorus 4.
Eyrs Ihat spvalr.
RUSSELL LOWELL POLLITT
Business Manager TIIE ROSEIIARY.
N1'r1':' say div, man, up and fry.
HELEN JOSEPHINE DENTON
A GENERAL COURSE.
.-1 maid of our rvntury yft im! m1'I'k.
OMER M. SWEARINGEN
St. Joseph High School: Opcrctta 2.
.-1nd 11'h1'n with grratvst care' lu' spokc,
Yozfd think hr tallrrd like othvr folk.
MARY ANTIONETTE MONTGOMERY
Philo High School 1. 2, 3.
Of all our parts, thl' ryvs l'.l'11I'l'SS,
The szrvwtzst kifnd of bushfulrzvss.
MERLE VINCENT RAINES, "Herr"
Milford Township High School 1. 2.
LANGVAGI-I AND HISTORY COVRSI-I.
And bf' not Zilcrf thv' u'1'ath1'r fork,
That turns at f'1'rr'y wind.
s just a Ironlrnly 11r1'srm'r' and an influence
FRANCIS MARTIN SOMMERS
Latin Club 1,
It's always thr timc.
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MARY ESTELLE CAPPS, "Capi"
Basketball 1, 2: Stunt Show 2: Literary Society 1.
A maiden modest and yet srlf possessed.
THOMAS MCDONOUGH, "Tommy"
Class Baseball 3. fl: Football 3, 4.
Take him to develope if you can,
Hem the block off and get out the man.
Stunt Show 3, 4: Glee Club 2, 3: Oncretta 2, 3:
Literary Society 1, 2.
Most musical, mast fnwlanrholy.
Gymnasium S. Bento, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Soccer
Football: Tennis, Polytechnic Institute, Turin,
Italy: Literary Society.
Before all natins stands humanity.
LEE MELVIN PETTYS
Football 2, 3, 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Varsity 1:
Stunt Show 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 1, 2: Literary
Society 1, 2, 4: Stunt Committee 1, 2, 4: Class
President 2, 4: Class Track 1, 2. 4, Capt. 1.
Hr is a man, take him for all in all, I shall not
loolc upon his lilac again.
LOUISE MINERVA WHITTAKER, "Min"
Basketball 2, 3: Stunt Show 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta
2, 3: Echo 4: ROSIGBIARY' 4: Literary Society 2:
Party Committee 2, 3: Senior Pin Committee 4:
Echo Show 2, 3: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Girls' Dance
Committee Reception Committee 4,
I have my zrorlc to do and I must do it.
JOHN WILLIAM MCCAMMON, "Mc"
Football 3, 4: Track 1, 2. 3. 4, Capt. 3, 4: De-
bating 2, 3, 4: Baseball 2: Stunt Show 3, 4:
Operetta 1. 2, 3: Echo 2, 3: Latin Club 1, 2:
Literary Society 1, 2, 3, 4: Alpha Sigma Rho
2, 3, 4: President 4: Stunt Show Committee 2, 3:
Cheer Leader 2, 3.
I-Ind l"t"l'l though vanquishvcl hr' could argue still.
ALICE H. SADORIS
To all obliging yr-t rcsvrrvd to all.
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ELSIE VIRGINIA KIRKPATRICK, "Tucker"
Stunt Show 2, 3, 4: Operetta 3: Echo Show 3:
Echo 4: Latin Club 1, 2: German Club 2: Ger-
man Club 2: Literary Society 1, 4: Stunt Show
Committee 2, 3: Party Committee 2, 3. 4: Girls'
Dance Committee 3: Historian 1: Secretary 1.
Neat, not gaudy.
ERNEST BOYD SPERLING
Literary Society 4: Latin Club 1: Smileage Book
He 'was the mzldcst mannercd man.
ANASTASIA BEATRICE CONERTY
Shi' givfs hm' thoughts 'no tongue.
WILLIAM LINCOLN MANNY, "Bill"
Sc-nn High School. Chicago 1: Bul Bul 2: Chimes
of Normandy 3: ROSERIARYJ Literary Society 2,
SCIENCE COURSE, MATIIEMATICS
There' is no bvtim' ballast for keeping the 'mind
stvady on its keel than business.
A maiden never bold: of spirit still and quict.
MARION R. LESSING
Basketball 2, 3: Stunt Show 4: Operctta 3:
Chorus 4: Senior Tree Committee 4.
No om' but a grnius can afford to waste his timr.
ARNOLD EMCH JR., "Swiss"
Life 1:-ithout art is brutality.
FLORENCE ANNA SICKMAN
Peabody High School, Pittsburg Pa. 1: Cham-
paign High School 2, 3: Glee Club 4: Chorus 4:
Literary Society 4: Class Party Committee 4.
To Imou' hm' is to Zora hrr.
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ANNA BESS COLLIER, "ABC"
Dana High School 1. 2: Basketball 3: Literary
Society 3, 4: Hatchet Oration 3. 4.
IIISTORY AND SCIENCE COURSE.
What man dare, I dare.
RAYMOND BARKER SINGER
Class Track 2, 3: Operetta 2, 3: ROSEMARYJ Lit-
erary Society 2, 3. 4: Alpha Sigma Rho 3. 4:
Class Secretary 3.
I have ne1.w'r seen anything in the zrorlrl worth
getting angry about.
Bloomington High School 1, 2, 3: Literary S0-
ciety, Glee Club: Chorus: Invitation Committee 4.
As true as the needle to the pole and the dial to
ESMOND LINCOLN SUTCLIFFE, '4Ezzie"
Stunt Show 2: Operetta 2: Sophomore Party Com-
mittee 2: Literary Society 1.
May the smile on the face be but a reflection of
ELIZABETH ELANOR BUTHIEN, 'tBetty"
Basketball 2, 3, Capt. 2: Stunt Show 1, 2, 3, 4:
Oneretta 1. 2, 3: Echo Show 2, 4: Literary
Society: Girls' Dance Committee fl: Stunt Com-
mittee Z, 3, 4: Party Committee 2. 3, 4: Senior
Pin Committee: Numeral Committee 2: Glee Club
1, 2, 3, 4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Junior-Sunior Re-
I never 'made a mistake in my life, at least one
that I could not explain an-ay afterzrards.
JENCIE MAE NOGLE
Literary Society, 1, 2.
When a laddids in the case.
Then all other things give place.
WILLIAM EDWARD JONES
MARGARET DENTON SEARS
Ocean Springs High School , 3: Belle Haven Col-
lege 1: Basketball 3: Literary Society 4.
AIATIIEMATICS AND SCIENTIFIC COURSE
Thy 1nodesty's a candle to thy merit.
the feeling in the heart.
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.ft nzaidwn to zvhonz her zrork was all in all.
MARY ALLEEN MARTIN
You arf' so modfsf, so gmztlv, so sinlplfz
Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Capt. 4: Baseball 1, 2, 23. -1'
I low' not thc ladivs lfss but Zora' thc' fvllolrs morf.
MARY LUCILLE GIBSON
Harrisburg' Township High School 1: Danville
High School 1 Q Stunt Show 4: Literary Socicty 4.
.l lu'a1cfiful bvllarioi' is bcttcr than ll Iwautiful
form. It is the fincst of fin: arlx. I
FLORENCE MARIE SPERLING
Latin Club 1: Literary Society 1.
An zmobstrzlsirr' HILl7l7ll'l'.
Ogden High School 1: Operctta 2: Girls' ChoruS
2: Litcrary Society tl.
,tlzrays Ihr sunny
RUSSELL WILLIAM STAMEY
2, 3: Litcrary Society.
Nom' but himsclf can lu' his parallrl.
HELEN FRANCES SOMMERS
Literary Society 2, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3.
Siu' speaks in a monstrous litllr I'0ir'f'.
Show 1, 2, 3: Oncretta 2. Il: Echo Sh
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ROSEMARY MABEL J. SQUIRE
Monica High School
There is sunshine of the country in
M. H. S. E, T, 3: Football 2, 3: Track 3: Base-
ball 3, 4: Tennis 3: Dramatics M. H. S.: U. H. S.
Track 4: Literary Society 4.
I change and so do women too,
But I 'reflect which women never do.
Still water runs deep.
Laugh and be fat, sir.
LUTIE MAE SHRIVER
Champaign High School 1, 2: Latin Club: Stunt
All the world loves a lover.
her face and
Basketball 3: Stunt Show 1, 4: Latin Club 1:
Literary Society 1, 2, 3, Secretary 2: Debating
Committee 2: Chorus.
She is kind and virtufms.
She'll be blcst and wise.
WARREN W. WOOLERY
Neopra Township High School 1, 2: Football 3, 4.
I have yet a chance to show my ability.
Avis WILTSE WooDY, "Rusty"
Stunt Show 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 1, 2, 3: Literary
Society: Stunt Committee 2, 3, 4: Party Commit-
tee 4: Basketball 1: Glee Club 3: Vice President
1: Secretary 4: Senior Echo.
There is no one like her, though there are many
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DENNIS BELL WEAVER, "Ding"
St. Joseph High School: Baseball 1, 2, 3: Bas-
ketball 1, 2, 3.
1'm as sober as n. judge.
Class track 2, 3, 4.
Anothrr one of God .-llmighty's gvntlcmcn.
I Tzvrnty-ninc I
E-M THE ROSEMARY
COMMEN CEMENT PROGRAM
"Star Spangled Banner"
Piano Solo ,,,., .,.,,
Class Poem ,,,,..,..,.,
Vocal Solo ...........
Class History ...........
Class Will ..........
Violin Solo ..............
Class Statistics ...........
Clarinet Solo .,,,.,,......
Hatchet Oration .........
Junior Response .............
Piano Solo ......,,...i..,......,...... ., ,,,. ..
Presentation of Diplomas .............
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R. C. HELFENSTEIN
ANNA BEss COLLIER
PRES. E. H. RENNER
R. C. HELFENSTEIN
THE ROSEMARY 1
THE SOUL CF AMERICA
Lf,-is UR country of broad prairies and lofty mountains is no country of mere
I wr dollars and physical comfort, but a land of brave men and women. Amer-
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1ca has known wealth and ease, but she also knows Justice, fair play, and
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human liberty. Our great President was calling to the Soul of America
when he said: "The Americans are an idealistic people."
America's national heroes have been great idealists, standing for those principles
upon which American happiness depends. There is Washington, who was duty, Jef-
ferson, who was brotherly kindness, Lincoln, who was sympathy and understanding,
Clay, who was love of peace, Webster, who was national pride, grandeur, and honor,
and today Wilson, who is the very voice of democracy-all these have advanced the
cause of justice, fair play, and human liberty. And these, our hero statesmen, helped
in the making of the Soul of America, the reality of which we have come to perceive
of late as never before.
Not only brave statesman and lofty leaders have formed the American national
Soul, but the plain and patient pioneers, moving westward to gain for their children a
new and better chance for happy life, the brave and hopeful immigrants, who left
familiar scenes to find in America the fulfillment of an ambition and a prayer, the
great, unassuming American business men working to lay up a competence for their
children-all these working together have made the generous, kindly, courageous, ideal-
istic American Soul. That soul has been portrayed today by artists as the beautiful
maiden, Columbia, and by cartoonists as Uncle Sam, that old hero, marshalling the
people to victory.
That Soul has been aroused to great deeds in this Great War, and America will
do her part. She has sent her youth across to foreign lands to fight in behalf of her
sacred principles. She will lavish her wealth and money, until she is deprived even of
every-day comforts. America will not seek revenge or reprisals. Nor will she seek
profit, for what profit can repay her for her children who go to make the great sacri-
Comardes, classmates, as we say farewell to each other and to the friends who
have aided us in our school life, the war clouds are darkening ever more thickly around
us. The near future holds for some of us suffering, sorrow, and tears, but let us go
forward to do our small part in America's great struggle, bravely trusting in God and
in the Soul of America. For the sake of such a country, it is a glory and a privilege
to do our best. We may trust America to play a noble part, to uphold the cause of
justice and humanity, to awaken the conscience and soul of war-clouded Europe, to
make the world safe for democracy.
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mLmm THE ROSEMARY
SENIOR CLASS POEM
In the bright balmy air of Junetime
We leave the halls, dear friend,
Urbana, Alma Mater true
Our days with thee must end.
Forth from thy doors, oh school days
We march brave soldiers all,
For Captain Future needs us
And we will heed the call.
On the air of the bonny Junetime
Sounds the bugle, loud and strong
And we come to attention and listen
While the breeze wafts its echoes along
"To Arms" comes the call and we rally
And we leave all we hold most dear.
We are not one of us slackers,-we're going to
With a thought for the days that have left us
We offer all we may earn
With a prayer for the Battle of Life, to come
We march to love and learn
And we, going, think much of the Future
And of this, our Commencement Day
For the lessons we've learned, all show us,
This is our Revielle.
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H M. FUELLE '18
- ... THE ROSEMARY SALUTATORY
E the war class of the Urbana High School, welcome our future, with all
Q -I its serious and perplexing problems possessing all the capabilities of test-
X iii' Q ' ing the manhood and loyalty of this present generation. How much better
fitted we are to confront the difficult situations before us because of the
efficient training we have received in the four years preparation nova com
pletedg although little did we realize at the beginning how altered would be the dreams
of our Freshman days. The Great War has put upon us many services and duties, the
performing of which is manifestation of our patriotism to our great nation. Our pa-
triotism, which previously has been scarcely more than a rhetorical phrase, is now to
be tested to the limit. Those boys represented on our service flag, to whom we have
dedicated our book, have shown us the ideal of national loyalty. After their example,
let us, each in his several way, strive toward the realization of this ideal, and learn the
duties of citizenship in this great country. With a firm belief in the successful accom-
plishment of our ambitions in the years to come, we step unhesitatingly into the
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an if THE ROSEMARY HISTORY OF TI-IE CLASS OF 1918
E, the class of 1918, entered Thornburn on September 28, 1914, one hundred
and fifty strong. We are the first class to spend the greater part of four
Ii? years in the new Urbana High School where we took up our abode in
November, 1914. From the beginning of our career, different members
have shown special ability along dramatic lines, among these were Avis
Woody and Elizabeth Beuthien, who were in the cast of the operetta "Sylvia", and
Helen Speas, Ted Swratz and Lee Pettys who were in the chorus. In the first Annual
Stunt Show, held on April 30, the Freshmen won second place: Mary Webster, Kathryn
Watson, Elizabeth Beuthien, Ted Swartz, Don Erb, and Russel Stamey took part. The
committee in charge was composed of the following members of the class: Lee Pettys,
Elizabeth Beuthien, Ted Swartz, Evan Davis, Avis Woody, and Hazel Klingelhoifer.
Roy Childers and Lee Pettys nobly represented the class in athletics, Charles
Scruby and Roger Wallace were in the high school orchestra.
A committee composed of Avis Woody, Kathryn Watson, Mary Webster, and
Louise Whitaker, chose green and gold as the class colors.
The officers of the class were: President, Roy Childers, Vice-President, Avis
Woody, Secretary and Historian, Elsie Kirkpatrick, Traesurer, Don Mason.
In 1915 we re-entered with a decrease in membership, having but one hundred and
The officers elected were: President, Lee Pettys, Vice-Presidnt, Don Mason, Sec-
retary, Edith Blunt, Treasurer, Grace Baldwin, Historian, Kathryn Watson.
This year, Urbana defeated Champaign 39-0, and the athletes of '18 were no small
factor on the team, our former representatives, Childers and Pettys played excellently,
and other members of the team were Elmer Green, Vivian Green, Don Mason, and
Herbert Johnson. The girls, not to be outdone by the boys, won the inter-class cham-
pionship in basketball, the team was composed of Louise Whitaker, Betty Beuthien,
fcaptl, Grace Baldwin, Pauline Knipp, Minnie Funk, and Helen Somers.
In debating we were represented by William Manny, Russel Pollitt, and Raymond
Singer. Pettys represented the class in the Literary Society.
In December, we sophomores held a successful party in the auditorium of the high
school, the committee in charge was composed of Louise Whitaker, Betty Beuthien,
and Esmond Sutcliffe.
In the Second Annual Stunt Show, we put on a modern musical comedy, on the
committee were Mary Webster, Avis Woody, Kathryn Watson, Evan Davis, and Russel
Pollitt. The class was well represented in "Bul Bul", in which our present stars played
important parts, Betty Beuthien, and Don Erb were in the cast, and Helen'Speas,
Louise Whitaker, Avis Woody, Myrtle Strickland, Elmer Green, Esmond Sutcliffe,
Arnold Emch, Roy Childers, Russell Stamey, Ted Swartz, Lee Pettys and Raymond
Singer were in the chorus.
We returned to school in September, 1916, as Juniors, and now we were only
ninety-seven. On September 19, we elected the following officers: President, Elmer
Green, Vice-President, Roy Childers, Secretary, Raymond Singer, Treasurer, Russell
Pollitt, Historian, Pauline Knipp, Boys, Athletic Manager, Lee Pettys, Girls' Athletic
Manager, Pauline Knipp, Hatchet Orator, Anna Bess Collier.
Our former football champions shone resplendent in athletics,-the football team
boasted of the following members of '18: 'tBoob" Childers Ccapt.J, Elmer Green, Vivian
Green, Lee Pettys, John McCammon, Lester Stephens, Tom McDonough, Maurice
Gordon, Ted Swartz, Warren Woolery, Elmer Scogin, and James Smith. The Girls'
Basketball team, composed of Pauline Knipp fcapt.J, Marion Lessing, Helen Hopkins,
Ruth Hunt, and Edith Blunt, won the championship.
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THE ROSEMARY ...
About sixty juniors were present at our class party held in the Auditorium, this
was a juvenile party ,and it is still treasured in the hearts of many as the best class
party ever held in Urbana High School. The committee in charge consisted of Betty
Beuthien, Louise Whitaker, Robert Richards, Evan Davis, and Roy Childers.
William Manny, Evan Davis, and Russell Pollitt composed the Junior Debate
Team, and John McCammon, James Smith, and Raymond Singer were enrolled as
members of the Alpha Sigma Rho, the honorary debate and oratory society. Ted
Swartz, Robert Richards, Fred Burt, and Evan Davis were juniors on the Echo Staff.
As usual, members of the class were found in the cast and in the chorus of the
operetta, "The Chimes of Normandy",-Donald Erb, Betty Beuthien, Myrtle Strick-
land, Elsie Kirkpatrick, Clarence Young, Arnold Emch, Evan Davis, Russell Pollitt,
and Ted Swartz being in the cast, and Louise Whitaker, Kathryn Watson, Esther
Baird, Enid Boner, Elsie Kirkpatrick, Cecelia Bumgartner, Ruth Yantis, John McCam-
mon, William Manny, Raymond Singer, George Sommers, Omer Swearingen, Robert
Richards, and William Strickland being in the chorus. A number of juniors appeared
in the Minstrel Show, given April 25.
About ninety members of the class entered upon their last year at Urbana High
School in September, 1917. The members of the "War Class" were already somewhat
sobered by the change in diplomatic relations between the United States and Germany,
and several members of the class were in active service. During the first semester
there were ten changes in the roster of the faculty, several of these being due to the
departure of men teachers for training camps.
The following officers were elected: President, Lee Pettys, Vice-President, Evan
Davis, Secretary, Avis Woody, Treasurer, Ruth DuVall, Historian, Ruth Webber.
Five Seniors were on the Echo Staff, namely Robert Richards, Fred Burt, Don Erb,
Pauline Knipp, Elsie Kirkpatrick, and Evan Davis.
In the Annual Stunt Show the seniors put on a clever Musical Comedy called "So
Long Georgie", and they received a great deal of praise for the dramatic and artistic
talent displayed in this stunt. The committee in charge was composed of Betty Beuth-
ien, Avis Woody, Ted Swartz, Don Erb, and Evan Davis. Miss Roberts coached the
stunt. In the cast were Betty Beuthien, Don Erb, Ted Swartz, Don McCaskey, Blanche
Wood, Louise Whitaker, and Robert Richards.
On the football team were the following men of '18: Hamlin, Scogin, McCaskey,
Owens, V. Green, Elmer Green, Swartz, McDonough, Pettys, and McCammon. In a
Relay Carnival held at the University of Illinois, March 2, we seniors again displayed
our ability in track sport.
Three seniors were officers in the Literary Society. Dulany Fitzhugh, George
Somers, and John McCammon were the senior members of the Varsity debate teams.
On November 27, the senior pins arrived, much to the enjoyment of the members
of the class. The pins, which were very artistic, were selected by a committee composed
of Arnold Emch, Donald Erb, Louise Whitaker, Betty Beuthien,
The election for the officers of the ROSEMARY was held December 14, and the fol-
lowing were chosen: Editor-in-chief, Evan Davis, Business Manager, Russell Pollitt,
Art Editor, Pauline Knipp, Photographers, Louise Whitaker and Enid Boner, Circu-
lation Manager, Hazel Klingelhoffer, Roast Editor, Elmer Green, Athletic Editor,
Vivian Green, Miss Junkin was chosen as Class Adviser. At a class meeting held Feb-
ruary 1, the seniors elected the following: Arnold Emch, to give the Class Will, George
Sommers to give the statistics, and Ted Swartz to give the Prophecy.
Cherishing the remembrance of these activities and pleasures, the Class of 1918
leaves the Urbana High School. May the members further develop those character-
istics which have especially done honor to their class, may the good habits which they
have formed here under the guidance of their advisers, be with them throughout all
their lives, and may they always prove themselves worthy of the title "The War Class."
I Thirty-fire 1
igmg? THE ROSEMARY CLASS STATISTICS
ET it be known that we, the Class of 1918, entered these Halls of Learning
if and Labor UD with a determined intention of being graduated 10070 in
quantity, namely, 179 aspiring Freshmen. Perceiving later, however, that
Gd , quality was more to be desired than quantity, numerous members of the
""'XN' W" class sacrificed their aims that we, the surviving numbers, might fulfill
our ambitions. fBless them.J Now, as everyone knows, statistics are generally asso-
ciated with numbers and it is with numbers that this paper will deal.
The deep thinkers and scientists of the class, after much work with extension lad-
ders, tape measure, and yard sticks, found that the average height of the class was
five feet, eight inches. Multiplying this amount by the number in the class, the height
thus obtained was found to be 532 feet 8 inches. If a bomb were dropped from this
height from a traveling airplane and in the vicinity of Urbana High School we might
not even have our Gym. four Jimi. Another wrinkle was put in the brow the our
learned calculators in figuring the amount of energy expended in daily conversation.
It was found that providing we all had the capacity of John W. McCammon, the same
identical bomb spoken of previously, might be hurled by such a vast quantity of energy
produced by compression of such hot air, from Urbana to Berlin C71
If all members of the class possessed the variations in ability as are possessed by
a few of our distinguished characters, namely, Ted Swartz, Wm. Manny, Russell Pol-
litt, and Dulaney Fitzhugh, we might handle anything, from taking over the business
of Wall Street to running the general store in Podunck.
The class possesses in the personages of Frederick J. Burt, Betty Beuthien, Robert
Watt Richards, and Swiss Emch, unprecedented masters in the art of bluffing. It is
estimated that they have bluffed more teachers into putting them through their courses
than all the rest of the class put together.
-Much. tumble 'was -experienced by -.our...a.b1e,1:aJc11lat0rs in determini-ngrthe size of
the heads in the class. Members of the class, when asked, said their heads were from
twenty-five to thirty inches in circumference, but when actual measurements were
taken they were found to average from twenty to twenty-four inches in circumference.
If the difference in the size of heads were taken and sold as square feet of concrete,
we might have enough walks to keep the underclassmen from using the lawns as
To Donald McCaskey goes the honor of being the tallest member of the class, he
towering to the staggering and majestic height of six foot one. By much careful work
it has been figured that it would take four men UD the size of "Shorty" Richards to
tell Donald where to go or what to do. However, "Shorty" claims that he is going to
grow a little after leaving Urbana High School, so that he may back up his word with
a little action.
The ninety-four members of this class may feel justly honored in being the only
Centennial Class that ever graduated from Urbana High School. Our scientists claim
that according to past records and statistics, at least a few of our number ought to be
in Urbana High School when the Bi-Centennial celebration is held.
In the Y. M. C. A. campaign the senior class furnished 313173, one-third more
than its share. If this money were used to buy barbed wire, enough could be secured
to knit the Kaiser a sweater, and tie up all the German armies on the Western front
until the Allies have gone 'Lover the top" and on to Berlin.
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- THE ROSEMARY After studying many details and the personalities of the different students of the
class, the amount of time spent in study during the four years we have been in high
school was found to be 532,723 hours. If we had received for this work the wage of
present laborers ,we might accumulate enough money to buy a sack of wheat flour and
a couple of pounds of sugar.
The class of 1918 has furnished fourteen men to Uncle Sam and, according to re-
cent advices received from them, the Kaiser has a small chance of coming out of this
fray alive, because these sons of Urbana High, and the Class of '18 are out after blood.
The football team this year was made up of eight members of the Senior class,
while several members played on the second team. We realize that the team will sadly
miss the men of '18, and we extend to them our heartiest sympathy and wish them the
best of luck!
The diversity of ideals possessed by the Class of 1918 would fill volumes, but time
and space will not allow us to enumerate all of them. I have tried, however, to give a
brief statistical review of the class.
We have in our midst various Carusos, Wagners, and Paderwiski's, but to properly
describe them all would require nothing less than an encyclopedia. Owing to the fact
that we are not agents for the Brittanica edition, we will reveal no more secrets of our
own wonderful class.
GEORGE SOMMERS, '18.
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il.. THE ROSEMARY
EWSBOY. 1OffstageJ Sunday papers. Urbana Sunday Cry. Seven cents.
K Ted Qcoming to centerj, Hey. Bring me a Cry. Here, yes, I got three
ll T' l cents change. Well, I wonder what news there is this morning. Bill
N .hd Manny is going to preach at the new tabernacle beginning next Sunday.
ff' ' Here's his picture right on the front page. I knew he'd get his picture in
the paper some day. He and John McCammon will have a tight race to see who will
take Billy Sunday's place.
The following people are studying Greek Art under Miss Marion Lessing: Misses
Esther Baird, Edith Fuell, Gladys Humrichouse, and Bessie Thornburn. Messrs.
Horace Cook and Richard Squire have also attended a few of the classes which Miss
Lessing held in Oldham's Hall.
It has been rumored about that Vivian Green is the captain of a crew of submarine
chasers who have been operating on Crystal Lake for the past month. Here are the
names of a few of the crew: Evan Davis, Russell Stamey, Francis Somers and Gus
Arthur Meeks and family moved to Arkansas today where Mr. Meeks formerly
dwelt. He states that the pork he gets there is not wild enough for him.
An unofficial report says that Jenice and Opal Nogle have taken unto themselves
two husbands. That's queer. Let's see who was that little short guy that used to go to
high school? I can't remember.
Well, what's this? Miss Elizabeth Beuthien elected President. The W. C. T. U.
held its annual election this afternoon at the home of Miss Ruth Yantis on California
St. Officers for the following year were elected as follows: Elizabeth Beuthien, Pres.,
Amy Schroyer, Vice-Pres., Pauline Knipp, Secr., and Nettie Woodward, Treas. Miss
Beuthien is a backer of the movement that "A woman's place is at home." I wonder
why she never married.
I saw Don Erb the other day and he says he gets to go out and tear around every
Friday night, now.
Here's some news. Miss Helen Hopkins alias Eva Tanguay II, will play at the
Illinois next Saturday, in her own -er- some kind of a thing called "Why Men Leave
Home". Coleita Aitken, Edith Blunt, Enid Boner, Opal Browning, Mary Martin, Eva
Ross, Estelle Capps, Anastasia Conerty, Myrtle Crane, Helen Denton, Helen Harman,
Vera Kirkpatrick, Alice Sadoris, and Mabel Squire, are among the ladies 'assisting Miss
Hopkins. Among the men are: Kenneth Du Vall, Azro Fiedler, Edward Jones, William
Reich, Raymond Singer, Ray Smith, Ernest Sperling, Don Somers and Merle Raines.
Donald McCaskey has been appointed to drill the Home Guards for the following
I went over to see Shorty Richards the other night for about a half-hour and he
killed fifty or sixty Germans just while I was there. I would have stayed longer but I
wanted to leave a few of these fellows for someone else to kill.
Anna Bess Collier, Frances Cottrell, Julia Ehrlich, Bernice Freese, Antoinette
Montgomery and Iva Hartman have just returned from France where they have been
doing Red Cross work.
Delaney Fitzhugh has a bum finger.
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i,l THE ROSEMARY Arthur Lincicome is leading Russell Pollitt, Lloyd Woody, Fowler McKinley, and
Warren Woolery in an effort to train blue-jays to help rid the country of cut-worms.
I never did like the looks of those things anyway.
Arthur Sloan is up in North Dakota teaching country school.
The Girls' Agricultural Club sent in this report: Ruth DuVall and Lucile Gibson
raised a big rumpus on the farm. Cecelia tried to raise some potatoes but she found
she was a very bum gardener and gave it up. Francis Forker has been busy trying to
convince Helen McCarty that she cannot raise drums on the farm. Florence Sickman
grew shocked the other day when Philena Evans spoke of the barren wheat fields.
Elsie Kirkpatrick said she would volunteer her services as dancing teacher if someone
would build a dance hall.
James Smith is operating in a wireless telegraph office in Chicago. About the only
message he'll ever send is S. 0. S.
I guess George Sommers is up there working as chief sharper in the Congress Cafe.
Arnold Emch is beating the box in a movie theater down in New Orleans, that is,
when he ain't beating somebody else.
I suppose Tommy McDonough, Dennis Weaver and Minnie Lane are still bush-
Louise Whitaker is still making Apricot perfume.
Gustav Etzel has gone south for the summer.
Well, I see Lee Pettys has a wife. I didn't think he'd ever marry. I wonder how
Elmer Green and Hazel are getting along.
Esmond Sutcliffe has a Boule cabinet to keep his notes in. He ought to get a
safety vault and have a dozen men to guard it.
Henry Simpson is the commander of a submarine on the Dead Sea. That man will
start another World's War if he isn't careful.
Grace Baldwin, Ruth Webber, Helen Somers, Florence Sperling, Vera Bottenberg,
Myrtle Strickland, Margaret Sears, Bertha Sullivan, and Kathryn Watson are charter
members of the Mutual Consolation Club. Any person who's sweetheart married a lady
in France is eligible for membership. I'll bet I can name a few eligible young ladies.
They seem to have quite a few advertisements in this paper. Frederick J. Burt,
Republic Trucks. Avis Woody, Manufacturer of Hair-dye. Rolla E. Allen, Bicycles and
Repairs. Omer Swearingen, Modiste.
I wonder what time it is. QLooks at watch.J Ten till eleven. Gee, I wish that
woman wasn't so religious.
TED SWARTZ, '18.
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lm ,THE ROSEMARY THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
OF T1-IE CLASS OF 1918 I
E, the first class having the honor of attending this new remarkable insti-
S tution of learning for four long and tedious years, and being about to step
IA down into the arena of professional strife, hereby present and declare this
to be our last will and testament. Deep in our hearts we know that we are
' "WoQf'f the best class that has ever attended the Urbana High School, though our
inherent modesty, one of our striking characteristics, prevents our saying so. Modesty,
however, is only one of our many virtues. We could occupy valuable space in enumer-
ating the things we have done, but, as we have heretofore intimated, modesty is one of
our cardinal virtues and, indeed, it would take a second Homer to do justice to our
triumphs. Hence, we leave feeling that the classes which follow after us are worthy
standard bearers of the Urbana High School, and will forever perpetuate its good
To the faculty, who are prominent not only as instructors, but who have also dis-
tinguished themselves as an agreeable organization for the promotion of our knowl-
edge, we offer our thanks for their happy, age-mellowed temperament and legal fore-
sight which will in time, no doubt, make them shining members of the "Who is Who" in
,The increasing commercial and materialistic age is constantly calling for men
with crania containing a well charged thinking cell whose potentiality shall not be lost
in aimless effort but concentrated into the attainment of a constructive reality beneficial
to mankind. Such a man is contractor Howe, whom we praise for the speedy progress
in constructing the Gymnasium, and the efficient economy, which cannot fail to receive
full acknowledgment and public commendation.
We wish to thank our two faithful janitors, for their everlasting attempts of keep-
ing the windows and fountains clean, in spite of the accumulation of filth.
Our musical appreciation extends its sympathies to the harmonic string quartette,
who have, for over a semester, poured forth tiddledywinked melodic airs from the Echo
office out into the lofty halls. We bequeath the acquired talent of these Ukulele hashers
to the younger musical "cubists", who have a stand in with the honorable Echo staff.
We congratule Miss Teeters and Mr. and Mrs. "Dusty" Roads for the good man-
agement of their cafeterias, which were perfectly satisfactory to many of us, although
at times the food wagon became somewhat monotonous. The significance of the wait-
ing line before the cafeteria was impressed upon many a student, who unintentionally
will participate in the bread line shows of the future.
Military training, as a preliminary preparation for the present tremendous
struggle and for future eventualities, has our full approval, and it is to be hoped that
the school authorities will extend this activity by introducing regular courses in gymn-
nastics and athletics into the high school curriculum. The senior class realize that in-
tellectual and physical training for all students should go hand in hand.
It is to be hoped that the anti-fraternity league be either entirely successful or
that the fraternities, which so far have led a mysterious existence, be allowed to live
under the glare of daylight and public approval.
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As we leave our dear Alma Mater with the lonesome hearts of joyous reminis-
cences, we are glad to dedicate our splendid reputation in a generous manner to our
equally good successors.
In particular we bequeath: to Dorothy Schulz, Nettie Woodward's perennial white
stockings, the blushing bashfulness of Ted Swartz toward the fair sex, to Earnest
Wayne Noleng the democratic bearing of Kathryn Watson to Ruth Savage, Avis W.
Woody's rusty hair and alabaster eyebrows to Dorothy Howeg to Leon Carpenter,
Horace Cook's long dangling props, Frederick Jackson Burt's darling dimples to "Bob"
Blair, George Isaac Sommer's "Aby" grin to "Dick" Glascockg "Betty" Beuthien's
raven coiffure to Muriel Adams, the sensative disposition and cold reserve of John
McCammon to Woody Thomson, Marian Lessing's valued reputation to Martha Har-
mon 5 the forcible stride of Henry Simpson to Charles Goodpastureg Pauline Knipp's
ability to get in class on time to Nelle Eiklor.
Should we attempt to mention all of the individuals, whose work, in and for the
High School, has been out of the ordinary, we would simply call the class roll.
On this day, June 7th, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and
eighteen, We, the graduating class of the Illinois Centennial year from the Urbana
High School, hereby declare this to constitute our last will and testament.
ARNOLD EMCH Jn.
Sealed and delivered in the presence of Witnesses:
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ANNA Blass COLLIER
Before Father Time was yet in his prime
When this world was new, and the Heavens, too
His hammock was swung on the new moon's horn
His song, as a special boon
Was sung by stars all together in tune
Then Eden was made for Adam, the first
With crystal fountains to quench his thirst
Trees, beautiful flowers, and singing birds,
Deer, sheep, and cattle, in royal herds
Nature's beauty and plenty everywhere,-
And Peace,-and Harmony's abode was there.
No challenge offered that first made man
For he was alone in the wide world's span
But when the dear Lord to complete his fate,
Provided him there with a feminine mate
'Twas then the struggle began
'Tis thus the problem we have solved
Of how the quarrels of man evolved
The fight for the rise by the undervent
The struggle for poise, by the upper gent
Each on the fall of the other bent.
When all the efforts of each had failed
When physical strength no more availed
Then one slipped out of the tent alone
And made for himself a hatchet of stone,
A mystic weapon with powers untold
Which conquered all of his enemies bold
This hatchet he kept and gave to his son
Who by its help all his battles won
Thus as the centuries went and came,
So is it's history e'er the same
To father and son it has glory brought
And won the battles he has fought
'Twas thus it came in years gone bye
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With no son of his own he chose this school
To be the guardian of this mystic tool
To each senior class in its final year
To have and to hold this treasure dear.
To hew their way through troubles dread
And where foes appear, to scalp their head.
Then when the trials all were passed-
To hand it down to the oncoming class-
But first to use it with a vim
Their faults and foibles off to trim
To make them fit to fill their trust
To guard this token, as guard they must.
Thus senior and junior come face to face
To vie with each other in yearly race
Each poises his hatchet or cocks his gun
To hit the "queers" of the other one.
Uunior slowly advances!
O! Ho! you young Junior
With conceit in your pate
You sure do not reckon how awful your fate
To challenge a senior so dangerous and wise
As is certainly concealed in this fearful disguise
You plainly are running a wonderous fine bluff
When it's easy to see 'tis all writ on your cuff
With this heraldric hatchet Illl hit yuo so pat
That your bombastic mien will be perfectly fiat.
But perhaps 'twould be wiser to conquer my ire
And not add more fuel to keep up the fire
To cease from increasing your terrified palor
By wisely .exchanging discretion for valor
But my business here is not merely to boast
But squarely to give you back roast for roast.
Now there, little girl, don't worry your head,
For into your trap I've willingly spedg
With never a fear of what you might do,
For who'd be afraid of a banty like you?
You perk up your head and strut all around
With high sounding language your speech doth abound
Yet one who spends so much time in boast
Will fall quite short when it comes to a roast.
You'll lack as much of winning the prize
As you do of measuring up to my size-
So fire away, and do your worst,
I'll promise all your bubbles to burst
Withino weapon at all, but word for word
l'll make all your boasting very absurd
I'll show you up for what you are worth
And make you wish you were off the earth-
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+ THE ROSEMARY SO fire away, as I said before
I'll give you back as good, and more,
I'll answer everything you say,
So load up your gun, and fire away.
Earl Wagner, this lad doth enhance
The scene at the ball, when he doth dance.
He wiggles and jiggles from head to toe,
So much that no sane man doth know
Whether he's wiggling just to show
That he can wiggle, as wiggles go.
DONALD MILTON ERB
I'm sure that each and all have heard,
Of the grace and charm of Donald Erb.
With eyes of blue and light brown hair
He makes a figure final and fair
His charm and manner all adore,-
But he should mind on a slippery floor
'Ere he essays the "Boston dip"
There's many a slip 'twixt fioor and hip.
MARY KATHRYN REILLY
Kathryn Reilly's quite a coquette
Who sets us all guessing at times, and yet
Tho' to each she gives a smile
Bob is quite sure all the while
That he's no occasion to fret.
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ELIZABETH ELANOR BEUTHIEN
Well, talking of Hirts, the worst ever seen
The "Queen" of them all, is Betty Beuthien
As she stands on the stair, or in the hall
The boys Hock round at her beck and call.
Does no thought e'er come to mind or mouth
Of her "Dewey Boy" away down south?
We're sure to wonder whether or not
Her former lover's quite forgot.
ROBERT CARY HAYES
Here is a fellow both learned and wise
For his words and his brains are gigantic in size
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1? THE ROSEMARY A magician he is with rare skill to plot,
For when he gets going, he never can stop.
His mind's full of stuff to use in debate,-
But just once in his life did this lad have a date.
ROBERT WATT RICHARDS
He missed much more this year of school
Than doth admit our code and rule.
When asked the reason he maintains:
"All that I had were growing pains
And when this summer turns to fall
You'll see this lad just six feet tall."
Claradehl has charm and grace
With beautiful hair and lovely face
But her images rare, and the tales she recites
Are surely all based on, "Arabian Knights".
HORACE WELLS COOK .
Since the war has begun, we shall have to admit
That the price of wool has advanced just a bit
But this is no reasong and we fail to see
Why Horace's trousers should creep to his knee.
Leon, a mighty man is he
.As thick and wide as he can be
One sees him coming from afar
With hat tipped back and big cigar
One makes a guess right off the bat,
He's a ward politician or plutocratg
One feels like shouting "At a Boy!-
Here comes a mass of avoirdupois!"
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ARNOLD EMCH, JR.
Just to argue he will say
Nothing is something any day
He'll give you many a reason why
Nor give you chance to make reply-
The girls admire this bumptous lad
And many a lovely one is sad,
Because her gaze he passes by
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And fails to hear her wistful sigh.
They are his slaves each one and all
Both fair and dark, both short and tall.
You'd never think he had a brain
Or muscles he could use.
For e'er to exercise the same
He always does refuse.
He'll sit around the whole long day
And sing himself this little song:
"I wish I was a little rock
A settin' on a hill
I'd never do a single thing
But keep a settin, still.
I'd never eat, I'd never sleep,
I'd never even wash,
I'd just sit there a thousand years
And rest myself, 'BY GOSH'."
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JOHN WILLIAM MCCAMMON
Says John unto himself with glee
"No high school girl looks good to me
A Uni girl, or teacher fair
Are just the girls to make me care,
And when they will not see a fellow
I'll take a trip to Monticellog
There lives a girl who has the art
To play the harp strings of my heart."
Says Woody to himself, "O fool,
To waste my time upon this school
When none at all appreciate
My oratory and debate
All the honors that I've had
Are from the book writ by my Dad
Of these conditions to remain
I'll hie me over to Champaign,
They surely will not fail to see
What a wondrous man I'd be."
HELEN MAUD MCCARTY
Early in the morning, as soon as it is day
Helen gets her coat and hat, and starts upon her way.
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For just a few steps down the street
Her "Charlie Boy" she's sure to meet.
He never fails, nor e'er is late
To keep this early morning date.
For Helen's day would be askew
If Charlie failed this thing to do.
He brings her all the way to school,
Takes sad farewell, as is his rule,
For one whole day must surely pass
E'er he again sees this charming lass.
GLADYS ELIZABETH HUFF
Gladys has her Charlie too,
Who hangs around, as Charlie's do.
Where'er you go you're like to meet
This happy pair upon the street.
She has her "Charlie Boys" galore,
Not only one, but fully four.-
She often thinks, "What's in a name?
They're all called Charlie just the same.
Tonight 'tis Charlie A." says she,
'Tomorrow night 'twill be Charlie G.
Charlie H. comes in before
Charlie R. is out the door.
Oh! dear me, I do not know
What I shall do with all my beaux."
PAULINE LOUISE KNIPP
An artist is she with pen and with ink,
With all of her gifts one surely would think.
With grace of form and charm of mind
A perfect creature here to find.
But, for four full years, sad to relate,
She's an unbroken record of being lateg
The whole school up in smoke would pass,
If Pauline came on time to class.
DOROTHY ELIZABETH BURRES
Dorothy Elizabeth Burres, one fine wintry day
From school was Wending her slippery way
When she started to fall, but instead made a sprawl,
Which she had never intended at all.
Somebody else can tell you the rest-
For I was not there the truth to attest.
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WILLIAM LINCOLN MANNY
From Chicago he hails, and he never fails
tell you all about it,
makes no evasion, on any occasion
whisper it or shout it.
makes a good speech, we're sure he ca
Give lecture or a sermon.
In future years, we have no fears
He'll reform the German.
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NELI. JOSEPHINE EIKLOR
Nellie Josephine, her friends do say
Will make an actress some fine day.
Her eyebrows she will have to paint
To make them seen like what they ain't.
When she as Asmy with her Pa
Comes to the city, O! my la!
She"l set the audience in a roar,-
They'll laugh and clapp and call for more.
A tall and comely lad is he
With waving hair so fair to see,
The captain of our football team,
With gleaming eye and pleasant mien.
He oft sits there with far-off look,
And ne'er a thought upon his book.
You ask him what his mind doth see
And he will answer-"Why, just me!"
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Everett Foltz, oh my word!
There he comes in his little old Ford.
Zip! Boom! Bang! Slap! Dash! Bing!
Did you ever see such a rickety thing!
Sure it's a model of ,985
Hurry up Everett, or you'll be late,-
lt may be halt and blind and lame,
But it will get there just the same.
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GEORGE DULANEY FITZHUGH
O Dulaney Fitzhugh is a gentleman true
From the crown of his head to the sole of
Full many a maid will weep a wee
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When he goes sailing o'er the sea,
He'll don the uniform of blue,
And it will well become him too 3-
Then he'll go out we all do think
A hundred submarines to sink.
A specimen rare, this lad so fair,
We warn you all to handle with care.
KEN TON ROBERT WRIGHT
Didst ever see this oddity?
He's just as odd as he can be!
His own sweet self he doth adore,
And sings his praises o'er and o'er-
The poor girls suffer at a dance,
For he is always in this trance,-
"Perhaps my dancing is a fright,
But then you know I'm always-Wright
A dainty little lass is she
With many a charming quality,
But we would warn this lady fair
To stick the pins tight in her hair,
For with the pins she drops around,
If they could all be saved or found,
A thrift stamp she would buy, or two,
And save of pennies quite a few.
You've done your best' I will admit
The foibles of my class to hit.
We've each of us fulfilled our boast
And we have given roast for roast.
I hope that you'll not take amiss,
Nor misinterpret the real gist
Of what I've said. I pray you now
Accept my friendship's kindly vow-
Permit me now to toast your class
E'er from your circles we do pass:
Here's to you juniors one and all,
May all good things to you befall,
Success to you, a world of fame,
Bring honor to each junior's name!
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We thank you for this kindly thought,
Forgive the havoc you have wrought,
Forget the unkind things you've said
And call down blessings on your head.
We give this greeting to you all
As you go out at duty's call:
May every joy which you can known
Attend your feet where'er you go!
An olden toast we offer you,
'Tis given with good wishes true:
"Here's to you early, here's to you lat
Here's to the favorites of Fate,
Here's to the best class in the state,
With all our hearts we thank you
For your toast so kindly given,
For it makes a pleasant parting
Of all bitter feelings riven.
That youmay pass your senior year
With nought of worry or of fear,
We leave our mascot here with youg
It will prove a blessing trueg
Guard it, handle it with care,
And to it render service rare.
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This hatchet with its memories rare
Will help us all our burdens bare,
We'll use it o'er with right good will
And guard it close, and keep it till
We pass from out these sacred walls
To answer life's insistent calls,-
Then to the next in line will pass,
'Twill ever guard our senior class!
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morning of September 8, 1915, found one hundred and thirty-eight
freshmen enrolled in the ranks of the new high school. The first meeting
of the class was held September 29, when class officers were nominated.
The results of the election were: President, Charles Ammerman, Vice-
1 4 President, Thomas Garmang Secretary-Treasurer, Dorothy Burres, His-
torian, Francis Cottrell. Robert Delap as substitute represented us on the first football
team, while Thomas Garman, Elmer Burke, Charles Ammerman, Walter Gill, and
Robert Blair made the second team.
Other events of the freshman year were a Hallowe'en party, a skating party, a
literary program and inter-class debate. At the annual stunt show the class of 1919
presented a stunt very fittingly entitled "Verdant Green". The class colors chosen were
old rose and silver.
The debating ability of Herbert Harmison, Robert Hayes, and others, as fresh-
men, won high honors for our class. In the spring, Verne Hoag was elected captain of
the baseball team and through his efforts we made the seniors hustle for second place
in the inter-class championship games.
We came to school the first day of our sophomores year with a feeling of great su-
periority over the freshmen and a strong feeling of our own importance as experienced
At a class meeting held early in the year the class elected the following officers:
President, Thomas Garman, Vice-President, Robert Blair, Secretary-Treasurer, Elmer
Burke, Historian, Charles Ammerman.
As sophomores we held a Hallowe'en party and many other festivities. Several of
our class appeared in the opera, "Chimes of Normandy", Charles Ammerman and Isa-
bel Todd in the cast, and Delaney Fitzhugh, Robert Hayes, David Sharp, Elmer Burke,
Margaret Scheib, Mary Crawford, Nelle Eiklor, and Gladys Shaffer in the chorus. We
presented a very clever stunt, entitled:
The Shades of Night are Falling Fast,
Grades in Caesar, too, alas.
Robert Hayes brought to the class the honor of winning the Miller Medal Contest.
The class of 1919 entered upon their third year with a firm determination to be
a "bright light" among the four classes. On September 21, the first class meeting was
held. Class officers were nominated and after much competition the following officers
were elected: President, Earl Wagner, Vice-President, Kenneth McCracken, Secretary,
Howart Wertsg Treasurer, Jessica Brennan, Historian, Nelle Eiklor.
Two of the officers of the Literary Society this year are juniors: Herbert Har-
mison, President, and Margaret Scheib, Secretary, and we also have five members on
the Echo Staff: Herbert Harmison, Katharine Rielly, Robert Blair, Richard Janvorn,
and Claradehl Wallace.
At a class meeting on October 2, our president appointed the Stunt Show commit-
tee which was composed of: Charles Ammerman fchairmanb, Katharine Rielly, Dor-
othy Burres, and Wayne Nolan and on December 14 the craft of the Junior Stunt,
piloted by Miss Mabel Ricketts, sailed into the port of victory, presenter the Stunt:
"Cabaret du Gai Paris, a la Mode, Chicago".
The honors of the inter-class debate championship were won for the class of 1919
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by Woody Thompson, Robert Hayes, and Claradehl Wallace. The juniors on the school
debating teams are Robert Hayes, Woody Thompson, and Herbert Harmison.
At a class meeting held in the Assembly, Herbert Harmison was chosen to give
the junior response to the Hatchet Oration at Commencement.
In the raising of the Y. M. C. A. fund, the Junior class did their share by giving
a box social at which they made 9520, which, when added to the personal subscriptions,
raised the sum total of the junior contribution to 313374.
The junior class contributed the Urbana High School cheer leaders, Charles Am-
merman and Herbert Harmison receiving U. C. L. letters, while Wayne Nolan helped
out at the big games. Harold Glascock, Elmer Burke, and Tom Garman represented
our class on the football team and Kenton Wright, Elmer Burke, Kenneth McCracken
and Herbert Harmison in track work. Many of the class are members of the Boys' and
Girls' choruses, while Margaret Scheib, Phil Written, Frances Mesersmith, Kenneth
McCracken, and Harold Glascock played in the orchestra.
In the Literary Society contest for membership, the juniors and freshmen against
the seniors and sophomores, the result was a tieg but the junior and freshmen classes,
having lost on the toss of a coin, shared the expense with the Literary Society for an
"All-school" party in the new gymnasium, the first event held in that building.
Woody Thompson brought the honor for the second time to the class of 1919 of
winning the Miller Medal Contest.
Thus ends the three year's history of the class of 1919, and here's to the success
of our fourth year-may the good work go on!
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fgfl IS year completes the second chapter in' our high school careers,-
fcareers?J. One hundred seven-three of us have helped in composing it
and have striven hard to make it such a success that next year in the book
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the beginning of the term we elected officers. A little later we discussed changing the
class colors to violet and white, but after several objections on account of their in-
sipidity, we were content with the less mournful colors of old rose and silver.
Hallowe'en time we had a party-at which the writer was not present-although
the rest say a splendid time was had by Hall". Most of us went to the all-school party
and were delighted with the wonderful new gymnasium. Possibly the boys, though, had
sour grapes on it.
We have been well represented in athletics by Orville Lewis, Charles Blue, Earl
Rhodus, Harold Glascock and Russell Maddocks. Bravo! P. K. Baynes helped us win
second place in the Stunt Show with "A patriotic Night at the Orpheum". Make it first
next year Kathie! In a way, we have been affiliated with the Red Cross by unceasing
devotion of Hally Pomeroy-whose absence by the way, has indeed been noticed since
she left in February-to her several knitting bags. In the Y. M. C. A. call for money,
Clarence Smith and Harold Lumsden originated the plan for carrying the campaign
through successfully. Clarence was also the chairman of the committee for selling
Literary Society tickets.
The sophomores contributed one hundred sixty of the school's pledges of six hun-
dred dollars to the Y. M. C. A. fund. Some class! In spite of the faithful work of
Ruby Slough, the Smileage Book epoch was not so successful as it should have been.
Five dollars' worth of books were sold, however, and, we get our information from
Rev. Adam's letter-as there were not enough books to supply each man in the com-
pany with a ticket, the men were divided into groups, and the books distributed among
the group giving the best athletic stunt. In the Literary ticket sale we sold seven-
ninths of the ninety-two tickets sold by the senior-sophomore division.
Next year, if all their plans work out, the historian-possibly the whole staff, who
knows?-may be from the Wonder Children class. The 20V2's are not the only ones
that are "wonder"-ing.
of High School Life the first place you look for will be where we Sopho
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TO THE SOPI-IOMORES
Two long, lonely years ago
When the leaves were falling fast,
Some tiny folks came to our school,
Now known as the sophomore class
All real folks have their troubles
And these children had their's too,
But experience is a very fine teacher
So they soon were peeping through.
They are High School students, dignified
And small freshmen do they scorn,
They've forgotten all their troubles
And laugh at small folks forlorn.
A first glance at a sophomore
Might make one think of a senior,
But a second and third will show you
That he's very, very much greener.
But really you know they aren't so bad,
Not nearly as bad as they might be,
For they've caught the old school spirit
And are helping to make it mighty.
So here's to the sophs, long may they live,
May their credits never shrink.
May they learn to use much better choice
When selecting ribbons and ink.
May they soon grow to be juniors
With conduct more nearly sereneg
May they reach the top as seniors
And go over where life may be seen.
And when they've crossed the goal line,
May they look with tears of regret
Upon the days of long ago
Which they never can forget.
Regret, not for their happiness,
But for having been so stupid,
When they laughed at innocent freshmen
Who were as sweet and blind as Cupid.
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FRESI-IMAN CLASS OFFICERS
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HISTORY OF THE CLASS OF 1921
Vggx' HE class of '21 started the present school year with a membership of 121.
At the present time, however, it has 152 names on its rolls. An increase
of this sort would be unusual even under normal conditions, and is par-
ticularly striking in war times. Evil-minded persons may infer from this
'41 'LTUJA peculiar increase that the class of '21 has become a haven of refuge for
slackers who are trying to escape the draft by joining the infant class. We wish to
have it understood, however, that there is not a slacker in the class. The increase is
due wholly to the operation of the Law of Compensation. Last year, when it still in-
habited the benighted domain of the Thornburn school, the present class of '21 mag-
nanimously donated a certain number of its members to the high school in order that
the upper classes and the world at large might judge of what stuff the future class of
'21 was made. These selected members, thirty-four in number, were known at the time
as the class of 2015, or, more briefly, as the "Wonder Babies". Their purpose was
simply to seize and hold the front line trenches until the main body could arrive. At
their Hrst meeting of the present school year the class of 20172 voted themselves back
into the class from which they had been temporarily detached, and thus brought about
the sudden bulge in the statistics of the class of '21,
The happy reunion was celebrated by a class meeting, at which the following
officers were elected: Charles Hendricks, President, Marie Reardon, Vice-President,
Charles Ewalt, Secretary, Carl Cavanaugh, Treasurer, Hendrik Bode, Historian.
Now for some further statistics: On the basis of a canvass that included a hun-
dred members of the class, it appears that 267s of the class are members of Red Cross,
17'7c are proud and more or less bloated fLibertyD bond holders, and 84? are contri-
butors to the Y. M. C. A. Moreover, 75W of the class gave evidence of its loyalty and
generosity by loaning relatives to Uncle Sam. We are glad of the opportunity to have
a part in the great events that are taking place, and we are determined to make a
creditable record, not only as members of the Urbana High School, but also as members
of the community and citizens of the nation.
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. DEBATING SOCIETY
figs rf: HE Urbana High School Literary Society is an organization maintained for
7 2' gy the purpose of promoting the literary talent of the students of the high
F X kj school The society meets about every two weeks of the school year total
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ling approximately eight meetings a semester. The average attendance
A- U A for the last year at the meetings was thirty and the membershlp for the
last two semesters has been seventy-five and one hundred and forty, respectively.
In order to give some idea of the character of the meetings the following program
is submitted: After the opening of the meeting by the president, the secretary's report
of the minutes of the last meeting is read and submitted to the society for its approval
which is usually secured with but few criticisms. The other remaining business being
disposed of, the president proceeds with the program, which usually consists of two or
more musical numbers, a reading or a talk, or both, current events, and lastly, the
critic's report. The duty of the critic is to criticise the program and make suggestions.
Most always a very interesting parliamentary scrap -follows which is taken up en-
thusiastically by the members. After this, the motion is made and carried for adjourn-
ment and the meeting is oncluded.
The Literary Society has proved itself to be an institution of great benefit to the
high school. It has successfully carried out the management of the interclass debates.
This year the junior class won.
Another thing that it has made a success is the debates between our school and
other schools. The Literary Society hires a coach for the teams, and pays all expenses
of the teams. The coach this year was G. V. Knight, assisted by T. G. Searle. There
were nine contestants for the teams. The successful ones were: affrmative-Woody
Thompson, Herbert Harmison, and Robert Hayes, negative-Dulany Fitzhugh, George
Sommer and John McCammon. The affirmative team won from Danville and the
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negative lost to Decatur. In order to finance these debates, the Literary Society had a
Stunt Show. This show consisted of four acts, each act being presented by one of the
classes. Again the class of '19 was successful in getting three votes to two for the
The latest achievement of the Literary Society is the successful management of
the All-School party. The first party of this type was given on the evening of March
27, 1918. All members, faculty and alumni of the school Were invited to attend. The
first part of the evening was spent in games, and the last half consisted of dancing
for those who chose, and games for the others. On a whole, the party was considered
a success and is likely to be made an annual affair.
Thus far the Literary Society has benefited the Urbana,High School, and it is
hoped that in the years to come it will still continue to serve its purpose.
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Alpha Sigma Rho society was established for the purpose of promoting
public speaking, and a fraternal spirit between the members of Urbana
High School, who have represented the school in the forensic art. The
society was established in the early spring of 1916. The school had felt
'5""93'a' for some time the need of some means of giving recognition to the students
who have been prominent in the different forms of public address. The society has two
classes of members, honorary and active. The active members become automatically
honorary members upon graduation. All alumni who have represented the school, be-
fore the establishment of the society, were declared members, and likewise are debate
coaches or any instructor connected with public speaking.
The society has had in the past twenty active members, and the honorary members
are innumerable. The present active members include Herbert Harmison, Woody
Thompson, Robert Hayes, George Sommer, Dulany Fitzhugh, James Smith and John
McCammon as members of the debate teams, and Woody Thompson and Robert Hayes
as winners in the Miller Medal and Charleston contests.
Fitzhugh, Somers, and McCammon are the senior members of the society. Fitz-
hugh, the opening speaker for the negative team, exemplifies the type of students the
society has as members. Urbana has no misgivings in adding his name to the honor
Somers, who spoke second on the negative team, has been a creditable member of
the society. This is his first and last year as an active member, however, his name
will be a credit to the honor roll.
McCammon, the other senior, has been for three years a member of Urbana's
debate teams. He is the last of the charter members to graduate.
The opportunities of this society are numerous. Parliamentary drills have been
held from time to time at the different meetings. Numerous questions have been dis-
cussed which have enlightened the members on various subjects. A fraternal spirit
has grown up among the members which has helped to promote the art of public
address. The society has been, is and will continue to be a credit to the scholastic stan-
dards of Urbana High School.
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DEBATING AND ORATORY
The debate this year was a triangular affair between the high schools of Danville,
Decatur, and Urbana.
Late in December a call was made for men for the debating teams. About ten men
responded, among whom were Hayes, Harmison, and McCammon, veterans of preced-
ing years. After a very close contest the following teams were picked: Hayes, Har-
mison, and Thompson as the affirmative team, and G. Sommer, Fitzhugh, and McCam-
mon as the negative team. The affirmative team met Danville and defeated them. The
negative team lost to Decatur. Danville's team defeated Decatur's negative team.
Woody Thompson was winner of the Miller Medal this year. On account of the
war conditions all other contests were called off.
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l ...- THE ROSEMARY MEMBERS OF THE ROSEMAR STAFF
RUSSELL L. POLLITT
Assistants to the Editor
Assistants to Business Manager
WM. L. MANNY
A rt Editor
The Bible Says that God created the world, that is, everything that exists and is
known, in six days. The Egyptians worked on the pyramids for centuries with un-
ceasing effort. Thousands of years elapsed before the task was considered as complete.
Rome was built step by step during hundreds of years and was never finished. This
goes to show that man can do great things only by persistent effort.
All that man knows, is gained by his experience or by the study of human achieve-
ments of the past and present. All that is known and unknown existed at the begin-
ning. It needs ony the toil of men to excavate the unknown.
"God helps them who help themselves" was an old adage by Napoleon I. Experi-
ence and good advice from philosophers has taught us to trust in Heaven and work as
diligently as a bee. Such is the road to success. Success without work is a deception,-
it is a grand bluff, and the day always comes when a man with such seeming luck, falls
off of his perch. Go into the world with confidence in yourself. Think yourself as good
as anybody, for if you don't, nobody else will. Step down into the arena of life with
a firm determination to be a success and let your guiding principles be honest labor,
charity and common sense. In the attempt to succeed in all world wide movements, let
us enter the busy world cheerfully, and be involved in its turmoil.
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MEMBERS OF THE ECHO STAFF
E ditor-in-C hie f
ROBERT W. RICHARDS
FRED J. BURT
Assistant Editors Re Jorter
JAMES COTTRELL, LOUISE WHITAKER FRANCES COTTRELI,
CLARADEL WALLACE BUSINESS ASSISTANTS
DONALD ERB Asst. Buszness Mgr.
S ,t ROBT. C. BLAIR, RICHARD JANVORN
ELSIE KIRKPATRICK Sales Manager
Cnrtoonist TED SVVARTZ
PAULINE KNIPP . 0
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WALTER GILL, EDWARD MASON
Exclmnge Faculty Adviser
The Echo was organized in 1915 as a weekly newspaper which would faithfully
represent the school activities both abroad and at home. The paper was founded by a
Small group of ambitious students under the leadership of Dewey Conkwright, who de-
serves much credit for his perseverence in developing the publication until it was fully
recognized a true and important school project. Since the formal adoption of the Echo
as the student paper fthe Echo has for three years replaced the Thistle, the old school
magazinej, the quality and size has been gradually increased. The Echo of this school
years has inserted two more pages to the reading matter and has added the feature of
cartoons. The publication may be said to now rank equally with other school publica-
tions and to carefully represent the standards of Urbana High.
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'it' ' X ECAUSE of the war, the annual Echo Show and Operetta were not pre-
? , J sented as usual, nevertheless the productions that were given were up to
' the standard and have displayed a great deal of Urbana's store of dramatic
If V' talent. The opening event of the season was a one-act comedy presented
i X " J under the auspices of the Literary Society, on the evening of the service
Hag dedication. The title of the play was f'My Turn Next" and it was ably coached by
Miss Roberts, the principle parts being taken by Grace Baldwin, Claradehl Wallace and
Herbert Harmison, who showed rare dramatic talent in their interpretations. Minor
parts were extremely well taken by Robert Hayes, Cecilia Bumgartner, Raymond
Singer, and Russell Pollitt.
By this time December had rolled around, all of the classes were feverishly working
on plans and practices for their stunts to be presented in the annual Stunt Show. For
a time, it was thought that the war would put a stop to the Stunt Show also, but after
permission was given the whole school started in with a will to make the contest the
best ever. The best talent in school was enlisted to assure the success of the affair and
the Fourth Annual Stunt Show of Urbana High School was presented with glorious
success on December 14th, in the high school auditorium.
The judges gave the decision to the juniors who were wildly elated over their
achievement and who really put on an exceptionally clever stunt burlesquing the mod-
ern cabaret under the title "Cabaret du Gai Paris, a la Mode". Miss Ricketts coached
the winners, who had a very able cast with Nelle Eiklor, Elmer Burke, Wayne Nolan,
and Charles Ammerman carrying off the principle honors. Claradehl Wallace gave a
very effective solo number, and Robert Hayes consumed a great deal of time with some
demonstrations of Magic.
Second prize was given to the sophomores who had exploited the popularity of the
Orpheum, together with a rush of patriotic feeling that has swept the country in the
last year, to present a stunt which appealed to a large part of the audience, more than
the winning skit under the title of HA Patriotic Night at the Orpheum". Kathryn
Baynes was chairman of the committee and, besides having the largest part of the
responsibility of the production, she took a prominent part in the stunt by singing a
military song and completing her part by a very interesting dance of the same char-
acter. Miss McHarry was responsible for the coaching of the stunt and fully demon-
strated her ability in that line.
The seniors, under the direction of Miss Roberts, had a stunt which was very
popular with many people in the audience but did not seem to meet with approval with
the judges. 'ASO Long Georgie" was the name of the act, which was a miniature comic
opera in form. The principals in the cast were: Robert Richards, Ted Swartz, Louise
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THE ROSEMARY Whitaker, Donald McCaskey, Blanche Wood, Betty Beuthien, and Donald Erb. The
class of '18 will graduate with the unique record of never having been able, in four
trials, to appeal to the judges through the medium of its stunts.
The freshmen made their initial appearance in a comic whirlwind entitled "Extra,
Extra" in which they brought the comic supplements of the Sunday papers to life. Miss
Kleineau coached the fledglings who had a chance to try their wings for the first time
and who are sure to be able to use them to soar to the highest success in the near future.
Thus ended the Stunt Show.
Except for the University of Illinois Glee Club Concert, there were no dramatic
offerings at school during the winter and the time passed uneventfully until the be-
ginning of the senior play practice during the last part of April.
Miss Roberts started in earlier than usual to look over possible plays and to hold
tryouts for the various parts. The result of this preliminary work was the choice of a
modern comedy by H. V. Esmond. The play had the title of "Eliza Comes to Stay" and
was produced by a cast which included some of the best talent of the school.
Elizabeth Beuthien, in the role of Eliza, added to her popularity among the fol-
lowers of high school dramatics. Her acting was most clever and her previous experi-
ence made her seem most at home and natural on the stage. In Betty, the class of '18
may be proud in having one of the most versatile stars that has ever appeared before
an Urbana audience. A bright stage career is in store for her if she decides to follow
that line of work.
Avis Woody was a most languid and stagey actress in the part of the much spoiled
star, Vera Laurence. Grace Baldwin's interpretation of the very proper aunt, Mrs.
Pennybroke, was most pleasing, while Myrtle Strickland played the part of Mrs. All-
away, the nurse, with a. truly professional air.
Don Erb and Ted Swartz as "Sandy" Verral and "Monty" Jordan, respectively,
had the two leading men's parts. Ted's work in his part was especially noteworthy and
his comedy was most convincing and very clearly "got across". Russell Pollitt played
the part of Sandy's uncle "Alec" in a truly polished way, while Ray Smith was a model
manservant in the part of Sandy's butler, Herbert.
All in all this year's senior play was most satisfactory and was a very fitting close
for the school year. Miss Roberts has added one more triumph to her record of coach-
ing successful high school productions and this year's graduating class goes from
school with the utmost respect and appreciation of Miss Roberts' thought and interest
in this work.
Thus we come to the close of this year with more Stunt Shows which will probably
be better and more operetta, and seniors plays which will also be improvements to be
given in the future. The scenery is all down now and the school is ready to take a
much needed vacation during the long, hot summer months, but next fall the curtain
will rise again and we'll all be interested once more.
Believe us, because we've had four fand some of us fivej years to find it out, "The
Play's the Thing".
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ODE TO PUPPY LOVE
When Tommy was six he had his first case,
And the Hrst thing he did was to wash up his face.
He combed his hair backward, and pasted it down,
And you would have thought that he owned half the town.
He'd walk past her window and look wistfully up,
And his heart would be tumbling like a "bull pup".
But when she came toward him he'd get out of the way
And be contented by thinking, "I'l1 get you some day".
O, he never told her, of course she understood,
That he loved her better than anyone could.
But somehow his ideas were wonderously weak,
For she walked off one day with a poor Sissy Freak.
Then Tommy was angry and swore he'd avenge,
And what he did to Sissy was not wholly strange.
But the fair little lady would love him nor more,
So he gave up society and started to war.
But the war wouldn't have him, so he got with a gang
And learned to smoke coffee, play marbles and say "dang".
He left his face dirty and wore his socks out,
And he cared not a "whoop" for what folks talked about.
But on the day he was eleven and as big as you please
He suddenly realized that he liked Mary Freeze.
So he cleaned up again and .sewed up his socks,
And presented Miss Mary with a real candy box.
He then sent her good things both pickeled and sweet,
Until he went bankrupt and threw his heart at her feet.
Well, Mary liked sweets, but she had no use for a heart,
So she just stepped on his and that upset the cart.
Then Tommy was hopelessly lost in his grief,
So he broke off again and became a lone chief.
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-ii. THE ROSEMARY And so he remained at the head of his clan,
Until he reached High School and became quite a man.
He donned his long trousers with all mannish ways
And he changed even his voice to suit this new phase.
He'd strut down the hall like the old king of France,
And all that he thought of was-My nice new long pants.
But regardless of warning by those souls above,
He fell hopelessly, helplessly, smack-dab in love.
O she was a beauty so sweet and so cute,
And she did up her hair and was rosy like fruit.
And she walked with just the least little bit of a twist,
And she wore a sweet little wrist watch on her sweet little wrist.
She would cast him shy glances and blush like a Queen,
He knew she was the best that he'd even seen.
He got him a date for the movies and then,
Went to see her again and again.
Of course they'l1 be married there's not the least doubt,
For aren't they wise seniors, whom all talk about.
Some call this the happiest time of one's life
But Tom says he'll be happy when Ruth is his wife.
Some folks say that puppy Iove's a contagious disease,
That we're all bound to have it, be as smart as we please.
Puppy love's just a habit, just one that we choose
But I say it's quite pleasant and too good to lose!
Pair o' skates,
Hole in the ice,
Mule in the barnyard,
Lazy, but quick,
Boy with a pin
On the end of a stick,
Boy slips up,
Quiet as a mouse,
Crepe on the door
Of the little boy's house.
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To live, to learn, to love,
And never be apart,
From her who dwells above,
The idol of my heart.
I dare not try to speak
Of anything but joy,
That lies within love's reach,
A bouncing baby boy.
A pretty loving wife,
A tiny summer home,
Far away from war's strife,
And noisy, bloody Somme.
An island in the sea,
With orange trees aroundg
Is surely bound to be
A plenty safe and sound
To build a little shack,
And there to take my frau,
That's fine, but still I lack
What I must find right now.
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Q 1 THE ROSEMARY TO I-IIM WHO WAITS
'affglgf T was ten-thirty o'clock when Miss Lord stopped abruptly in reading aloud
lfiqfiir a passionate Cavalier lyric. With the usual vigilance of the disciplinarian,
she had looked over the group of upperclassmen who had, under her in-
struction, become-or at least were supposed to have become-acquainted
with the beauties of English poetry. She had detected Gregory Baker in
the act of passing a note to Ethel Cordyne in brazen defiance to all rules regarding
such correspondence. At exactly thirty-one minutes past ten Miss Lord was reading to
a delighted class a sentimental poem which had not been intended for public perusal.
Ethel was trying to conceal her confusion by a sudden interest in her book, and Greg-
ory was sauntering leisurely to the door. Long practice had taught him the most grace-
ful manner of leaving a -classroom when requested to do so, but much exprience had
not helped him in preventing the angry flush that comes with the laughter of one's
classmates. Indeed, it was only by the greatest self-control that he refrained from
slamming the door behind him.
On his way down to the coat room, Gregory felt that fate had been unnecessarily
brutal. It was not easy to have his "Ode to the Sweetest Girl I Know", into which he
had put the most ardent assertions of love that he could originate or remodel from
Shakespeare, read aloud to scoffing classmates. Neither was it particularly enjoyable
to receive a scornful glance from the girl whose opinion he carred most about and a
distinct intimation that he need not attempt to win her regard. Another problem pre-
sented itself. Gregory had purchased two tickets to a concert with the Behleville Sym-
phony Orchestra was to give in the near future. He had intended to ask Ethel to
accompany him, but to do so now would be to expose himself to further ridicule. For
the moment, a wave of utter despondency came over him. He felt that he hated the
whole world. He hate dthe course in English poetry, silly stuff for a fellow to study
anyway, he hated the other members of the class who had laughed at his humiliation,
he hated the teacher who had brought about his downfall, but above all, he hated him-
self, condemning his every action and attitude with a deep and honest self disgust.
Reaching his locker, he dropped his books into it with a bang. Then, pulling his cap
savagely down over his forehead, he walked quickly out of the building.
The turn events had taken would not, however, long sadden a healthy youth of
seventeen. With characteristic change of mood, he ceased to be affected by Miss Lords'
continued disfavor, and responded merrily to the good-natured chaffing of his friends.
The one thing that caused him worry was his loss of faith in Ethel. Miss Lord, who
was the main cause of the trouble, was not a person upon whom he could retaliate, he
could only hope some outside agent would cause her disgrace.
A few days later Gregory was walking aimlessly along the street in the business
part of the town, stopping now and then to admire a new bizarre creation in neckwear
prominently displayed by a haberdasher or looking longingly through the plate glass
of the confectioner's window upon the expensive candies inside. Suddenly he was
startled by hearing loud cries of "Thief! Thief! Police!" He turned quickly down a
side street in the direction of the shouts and became one of an interested crowd of
spctators gathered around three people: Miss Lord, a blind-man, and a stalwart police-
Miss Lord, let it be explained here, had the custom of frequenting a little old book
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poet's works or a choice collection of verse which proved invaluable to her in her work.
On this day she had discovered, almost hidden among more pretentious volumes, a book
of poems by Samuel Annesley. Not content later to enjoy the delights of her bargain,
she left the bookshop with her purchase, reading as she hastened along. A description
of a beautiful summer night so held her attention that she became unconscious of her
surroundings. Her progress was abruptly halted through violent contact with someone
on the sidewalk. Miss Lord looked up to find to her horror that she had stumbled
over a blind beggar, who sat near the wall imploring the help of charitable people. In
the collision the little tin cup, into which donations were put, was upset and the money
rolled far and wide. The blind man, instantly suspicious of an attempt to rob him,
thrust out a groping hand, which found Miss Lord's coat collar with unerring swift-
ness. The poor teacher was for once entirely bewildered. It was not a usual occurrence
that she was so rudely interrupted in her reading, accused by a beggar of being a
thief, or that her safety was menaced by frantic gestures with a placard 'fHelp the
A burly policeman hurried to the corner, drawn by the man's calls of "Help!
Thief! Police!" A large interested crowd gathered, only too ready to be entertained by
by something unusual. Miss Lord made one hurried attempt to defend herself:
"Officer, if you--"
"Don't let her get away, sir," interrupted the beggar. "She's a bad 'un, tryin' to
rob a poor blind cripple of his last few pennies."
A murmur of sympathy passed over the crowd. Miss Lord's appearance surely did
not tend to give the impressio of honesty and sobriety. Her small black hat was perched
jauntily on one side of her head and her pale blue eyes seemed to be almost bursting
with excitement behind her big tortoise rim glasses. During her stay in the bookshop
she had acquired some picturesque streaks of dirt that added greatly to the conviction
of the policeman as to her character. He shoved her along through the crowd in the
direction of the police station. She protested at first, but at the hostile looks of the
crowd she lapsed into a dumb wonderment as to what it was all about.
Gregory all this time had been a passive onlooker. He would not have been human
if he had not rejoiced at his teacher's misfortune. He tried to walk away but the pic-
ture of the friendless old woman came up before him strongly. At last he hurried to
the police station, where he called several of Miss Lord's business acquaintances to
When the situation had been explained to everyone's satisfaction, Gregory accom-
panied Miss Lord to her boarding house. She was still too dazed to say anything more
than, "Thank you, Gregory. I shan't forget this."
The next day marked the beginning of a genuine liking between the instructor in
English poetry and the one pupils who had done most to disturb the discipline of the
class. Ethel too seemed to have forgotten and forgiven the incident, for she waited for
him at the door of the study room. As the two walked down the hall between classes,
Gregory felt that he was in complete harmony with the world. He laughed contentedly
as an almost forgotten line of Longfellow came to his mind
"All things come round
To him who will but wait".
"Say, Ethel," he said, 'tif you haven't any other date, may I take you to the concert
MERLE V. RAINES, '18.
THE ROSEMARY A SELECTION OF OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
false sensory impression produced by actual perception of real objects, but
misinterpreted or exaggerated through ill adjustment of the organism, is
termed an illusion. An illusion may produce variable impressions on dif-
ferent individuals, depending on the accuracy of the sensory adjustments
of the individual. False illusions, produced by misleading appearances,
may be contradicted only by analogy and careful investigation.
I shall deal with optical illusions only, beginning with simple and fundamental
illustrations and, then, ascending to the more complicated ones. First, we have two
straight lines, each an inch long, placed as in Fig. 1. You will notice that the perpen-
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dicular appears longer than the horizontal. In Fig. 2, line AB seems longer than space
BC. However, line AB is the length of the diagonal of the square, meaning that line
AB is equal to the distance BC.
I trust that my description of the true lines will not interfere with your deception.
In Fig. 3 and 4, we have two sets of parallel lines. By merely drawing the secon-
dary lines, as shown in the illustrations, perfect optical illusions are produced. The
three human figures in Fig. 5, although of the same vertical dimensions, seem all of
different height. This illusion is caused by perspective and the style in which the iig-
ures are drawn. The two following examples are wonderfully deceptive. The straight
lines in Fig. 6 form two true squares. The secondary elements of black and gray circles
in the back ground and the black and white oblique stripes in the lines, representing
the squares, produce the peculiar effect of warped squares. In Fig. 7 it seems that the
lines form one set of continuous spirals. These lines are circles. The spiral secondary
element in the back ground and the play with black and white produce the spiral effect
on the circles.
There are many other optical illusions with which we come into contact almost
every day which, however, we do not notice unless our attention is called to them. The
untrained eye gets the full benefit of these remarkable illusions. A careful study in
mathematics and physiology of the eye reveals the true cause of these visual deceptions.
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'pgzs ND so you never can tell," the speaker had concluded. Now, as I sit in my
study, I remember the words and incidentally the facts which had caused
ELG. X32 the statement. I shudder, but it is not from fear, it is rather that I feel
that I have tonight come close to some very great adventure. I again live
iff -'s ri" over some of the happenings of the first quarter of a century that I have
lived. "No, you really never can tell," I had repeated.
We had met in his study after a separation of about twenty years and there we
had discussed and joked about the incidents of our school's taking up military training
back in '18. It was wonderful how insignificant little facts did come back to us. We
remembered certain very amusing instances of the time and now as I sit here I realize
their relation to larger things which have since occurred. Every good reader must
know-and of course all readers are good readers--that the military training given the
boys in high school had greatly helped many of them in the World War.
But to return to the story of my friend. As we sat talking I seemed to find some
massive, silent strength and courage around my friend. Physically, he was still the
little fellow that I had known. His shoulders had a becoming stoop and his hair, which
he wore pomapdour, was graying around the temples. His clean-cut, tanned cheek was
disfigured by a long scar reaching from the left cheek-bone across his upper lip to his
right jaw bone. The old smile I had known played around his mouth, but it seemed to
have a fuller, larger meaning.
It was hard to believe that this man- my friend of yore, the weakling I had
known,-was the man who had come to be the pet of a nation, the man who had been
able to turn the tide of battle in the West.
Finally, I prevailed upon him to tell his story. Slowly at first he began, humbly
interjecting questions, queries, and remarks about the old days. As he remembered
some old story, he would chuckle silently, but as the story advanced, the leaned for-
ward in 'his chair and the scar on his face glowed and whitened intermittently. He was
living it all over again. Now, as I sit here, the facts of his wonderful adventure come
back to me.
I can see him now. He had got into the army somehow. He had survived by some
hook or crook all the awful grills they were put through. Then they were placed in the
first line trenches. I can see him now as he stepped forward, offering himself for spy
service. He was accepted-wewere hard up for men then. He spoke the enemy tongue
well. He was given an enemy uniform and enemy accouterments. He was given a
badge which stated that he was a member of the enemyfs secret service. This was to
aid him in passage through their trenches. He was to get back of their lines and-.
These were his only orders. He bade his fellows good-bye and climbed out over the
parapet through the barbed wire. '
There he lay within hearing of his own friends. Should he call out and go back?
Why had he gone? The occasional starshells lit up all his surroundings, but he was in
as much danger from his own forces as from the enemy, so he began to crawl forward.
For three and a half hours he crawled on, now bumping into a corpse, now falling into
a shell hole. Once he tumbled into one which contained a dying foe. He conversed with
him a few minutes and then crawled on. He was powerless to help there. Finally he
came to the first line of barbed wire, which protected the front row of th enemy's
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DLT- THE ROSEMARY trenches. But even though he could hear the guttural voices of the foe, he realized that
his chances of getting into the trenches were small. Should he crawl under? Should
he signal that he was wounded? Should he make his way back across No Man's Land?
Just then, he heard the sound of men approaching. Here were friends and so, re-
lieved, he started toward them. A starshell showed him eight spiked helmets. Then he
suddenly remembered his own spiked helmet, so working in the direction of the men, he
finally lay shoulder to shoulder with them. He made a pleasant remark about the
weather and asked about the events of the night. His friends had no remarks to make
about the weather, but they 'fsure had caught the Yanks napping". They 'fhad looked
into the very face of the enemy as they hung over the parapets of the enemy." My
friend then chuckled softly and moved along with the squad. His companions talked
but little, seemingly dead tired. His squad was challenged several times, almost sleep-
ily it seemed. In this way my friend was able to learn the countersign. Finally they
came to a cut in the barbed wire and they climbed down into the first line trenches.
They marched in column about one hundred paces. This march was strangely un-
eventful. He could feel the deep and heavy atmosphere surrounding the men as they
stood in the still darkness that precedes dawn. Nervous? Yes, inwardly. Outwardly
appearing as sleepy as his comrades, but it is safe to say that he would have jumped
more than a few inches if he had heard a gun fall or a twig snap. There appeared to
be a lull or quiet as before a battle.
A halt was called before the dug-out an dthe officers came down the line, flashing
a light in each man's face as he gave an individual command to each. When the officer
came to my friend, he started back, but as he did so the light fell on the secret service
badge and making no remark, he turned and moved into the dug-out.
The fact that he was seemingly free in the enemy's trenches, just before dawn,
gave him courage and spirit. He advanced quietly until he came to a second dug-out.
Several men and officers were visible inside. He went down the few steps and was soon
wallowing with them in the dirty, lousy straw. They had heard the report of the scout-
ing squad which had just come in and they were languidly commenting upon the pe-
culiar circumstances surrounding the American forces. But the officers seemed to
know nothing of importance, so he leisurely retired, going on down the line of trenches.
Dawn finally broke and his heart pounded fiercely as he was challenged at the first
communication trench. He feared his accent would not be proper. He thought he
recognized the sentry as a former university friend. Again the sentry challenged him
and he finally managed to give the countersign fairly well. Of course he met sentries
every few yards, but as he became accustomed to them, they gave him little alarm. His
time would come when he met a member of the official secret service board. So he
glanced at the breast of each soldier he met-fearing to see a badge similar to his own.
All day he wandered through the trenches, from first line to third line, from communi-
cation trench to communication trench, from dug-out to dug-out. He could not find
anything to eat so he went without. He swapped stories with enemy sargeants. Any-
thing or anyway to pass away the time until dusk. He had learned much by ten o'clock.
The enemy was planning for a final big offensive to be launched that night. Therefore,
there was small wonder that the men were resting. Then certainly was cause for the
atmosphere of calm which pervaded the actions of the men in the trenches. These men
dead tired. They were automators. But in the communication trenches all was vastly
different. Tiny supply trains carried tons of ammunition and ordnance to a place easy
of access. Here all was bustle. Men talked of the big drive, how their officers were
expecting to pull a big surprise. Little by little my friend was able to piece together
the points of importance to be used in theattack.
He knew he must get his news to his army before dark, otherwise the plan the
enemy had planned would begin to act and he was sure that would mean defeat. He
devised many plans during the day for his escape. But they were all more or less fa-
I Eighty-four I
,? THE ROSEMARY natical, such as hanging on the support of an aeroplane as it descended, trusting to
dropping behind his own lines. But nothing seemed feasible. He realized that he
would not be recognized by his friends and that he would be fired on from the enemy
if he openly ran for it. Finally, he shaped out a plan that appeared to be as hazardous
and foolish as any of the others he had devised.
There was a certain sector of trenches which had been less fought over than some
of the other. No Man's Land was about a mile wide here. The ground rolled slightly
toward the American trenches and and he believed that the shell holes were far nough
apart that he could make some progress toward his own lines, and now he began to act
out his dramatic part.
Just as the reserves were being brought up he lifted one of the tiny sub-shaped
ammunition tram cars and by main strength hurled it up over the parapet through a
small opening into No Man's Land. How he did it, no one knows. He has since said
he was unable to lift a similar truck a few years later. Of course this caused comment,
but he did not wait for any congratulations. He was up over the parapet, righting the
car and pushing it down the slope directing it toward the American trenches. And then
just as he made a leap into the flying car he slightly turned his head and his cheek took
the first bulletin that the enemy was able to send after him. His spiked helmet stuck up
above the rim of the tub and so he threw it away. Bullets were fairly burning up the
iron sides of the car. Now they were using larger guns and-just then a small shell
burst under the front end of the car and he was thrown into the air, and car and man
fell into a small shell hole. He was shot four times while in the air and now they were
putting a barrage all around the shell hole. Soon they would be dropping shells in on
top of him. He was still a good half mile from his lines. He succeeded in getting the
truck on the level again, and although he was paying dearly with wounds, he jumped
in and was off again. The blood ran down into the bottom of the car but still he sped
on. How he missed shell holes he is unable to tell. After what seemed ages, he was
upset again, but this time the car completely covered him, and in his wakened condition
he was unable to lift it. He fainted away and then as he came to, comrades were carry-
ing him into a dugout. His wild ride had ended just in front of his own barbed wire.
Ah, yes, the shrimp I had known in school was, well "You never can tell".
1, u 1 T the foot of Mount Hope smoke curled up from a fire made of fir boughs.
Beside the fire stood a man and a dog. The man's head was bowed in
meditation and he gazed motionless into the fire. He was not more than
thirty,-of strong and supple build with clean-cut features. He was sun-
W yi fisb . . .
f"---'QF burned, unshaven, and unkempt 5 his khaki clothes showed evidences of
hard and strenuous wear. Suddenly he raised his head and his brown eyes Hashed the
complement to his fine physique,-strength, determination, and endurance. The dog
beside him was no less unkempt, its shaggy brown hair was knotted and caught with
burrsg its ears ragged and flopping. The creature followed his master's every move-
ment with wistful eyes, and when the man roused himself from his meditation, the dog
uttered a sudden yelp and bounded upon him in ecstasy. But tonight the man did not
respond to the dog's evident desire to play. Finally, the dog sat down and looked at
him expectantlyg he did not understand the man's mood, the man's thoughtfulness
impressed him, he missed his usual evening romp.
When the man and the dog had finished their supper of dried venison, the man
busied himself about the rude hut, he appeared to be making preparations to leave the
place, for he packed a knapsack with sufficient food for a long journey. When he had
completed his preparations, he sat down by the fire and proceeded to smoke thought-
fully. The dog came and sat down in front of him, vaguely disturbed, his face close
to the man's, his ears back and his tail wagging slowly. The man patted him and
having taken a few puffs at his pipe, said slowly, "Say 'good-bye' to the mountain and
the mine, Flint. Our debts are paid, tomorrow you and I return to civilization. Gad,
what a life we've lived here alone-haven't heard nor seen a soul for four years."
Long after the man had rolled himself in his blanket to sleep, he lay open-eyed,
gazing heavenward at the myriad stars and the clear room. Against his will be found
himself recalling the circumstances which had made him an exile, he caught himself
reviewing his engagement to Ellen Fairbanks, the most sought after girl in New York,
and descendent of a long line of noble ancestors, then the event that had changed his
whole life-the failure of his father's bank, the consequent bitterness against his
father and his sudden death from apoplexyg the refusal of Ellen's father to allow her
to marry the son of a man whose carelessness had brought so many people to ruin and
had been himself disgraced. lt was then that young Harland Brooks, determined to
redeem the honor of his father, started out to make the money to repay his father's
depositors and in turn to win Ellen. And so he had wandered into the prosperous West
and discovered a vein of gold in Mount Hope. And tomorrow he was leaving the moun-
tain to go back to Ellen and redeem his own and his father's honor.
- The next morning three figures were silhouetted against the rising sun, their backs
to the golden West. A man, a donkey, and a shaggy dog travelled briskly toward civili-
It was a thrilling day in Reno, crowds thronged the streets inthe interest of the
third Liberty Loan. Everywhere flags were unfurled until the city seemed a veritable
city of red, white, and blue. One person only in all that crowd, from first grade child
to aged grandmother, did not understand, a personage attired in ragged khaki with a
frightened dog at his heels. Suddenly he halted and gazed in amazement at the pass-
ing procession. Men passed by in soldiers' uniforms, men in civilian clothes carried
banners with unfamiliar slogans upon them, "Down with the Hun", "Give or Fight".
He followed the crowd and heard a man say strange things about Germany, the
Kaiser, Autocracy, and our boys in France. Still he did not realize and had not the
courage to ask. By some instinct he felt that they wanted money and he determined
to hide his fortune away-they should never have that-that was to redeem his honor.
Harland Brooks sat in earnest conversation with a kindly-looking, gray haired
gentleman until very late that night. When they finally went up to their rooms, the
lobby was deserted and the night clerk was sleepily civil.
The next evening Brooks sat alone in his room, Ellen was gone forever and his
honor unredeemedg on the bed beside him were piled Thrift Stamps, War Saving
Stamps, and Liberty Bonds. Furthermore, he had enlisted and had been accepted. In
his pocket were his total cash assets-two fifty dollar bills. But he was happy-he was
helping to make the world safe for democracy.
Afternoon shadows were lengthening in the neat, clean hospital back of the lines
somewhere in France. On a bed, somewhat removed from the rest, lay a Sammy-his
skull frightfully injured and both arms in a sling. But he was smiling, for beside him
sat the most charming of Red Cross nurses. Over and over he kept mumbling the
name "Ellen", and as often she smiled and softly bade him rest quietly.
It was some weeks later in a hospital in London that Harland Brooks received a
call from Ellen's father. There were tears in the old gentleman's eyes as he told the
boy that he had redeemed the family honor many times over. Brooks sat smiling to
himself long after the old gentleman had left himg Ellen was his and his honor was
redeemed and in one month he would be back again in the front line trenches. What
more could a man wish?
- KATHRYNE I. WATSON, '18.
I Eighty-six 1
.1. THE ROSEMARY
T. B. PENETRATES TI-IE LINE
E was in for it now, he reflected as he wormed his way along the plowed
up filth in the black. He guessed the fellows back in old U. H. S. had been
about right when they had called him, Thomas Benjamin Smith, that
loathsome sobriquet, Too Bad Smith. He put out his hand nervously and
"T'U7'-- 'W' squashed into something-he hated to think what. A most unholy stench
arose and he longed passionately for his gas mask. Reaching temporary shelter in a
shell hole that opened up under him, he began to think confussedly what had brought
him out on this hair-brained escapade. It must have been something very near bravery
and yet, he knew he was not brove. Even in high school he had always had to exert
himself to make himself noticed. It was the same here. The indifference of his bunkies
had begun to gall his sensitive soul. He simply had to do something to assert himself.
The impulse of the moment had done its work. It was all very simple, and now here he
was in this hell of a mess. At last his soul cleared. He was in for it and he wouldn't
go back until he had done somebody in, or had been done in himself. This decided, he
took a fresh grip on himself and crawled on toward the enemy trenches between the
intervals of the star shells.
Suddenly he fell over a prostrate body, which the next star shell revealed to be
that of a German private. This latter had a most diabolical grin on his face but he
was quite dead, poor devil! T. B. was glad of that. Moreover, he must have been
rather lately deceased, for he was still in excellent condition. T. B. now had his one
brilliant idea of the night. He hastily disrobed the non-resisting Hun, pulled his de-
spised uniform over his own mud stained khaki and left him, still smiling that ghastly
grin, beside his equally dead comrades.
It was still quite black when T. B. began to move quickly toward the enemy
trenches, carefully skirting gaping shell holes and the other unpleasant fortuities of
No Man's Land-more appropriately Dead Man's Land. As luck would have it, he fell
into the straggling end of a tired, cursing, working party just returning to their
trenches. He felt his way with the rest and presently found himself behind the trenches
in the enemy's land. T. B. took a speedy and surreptious farewell of the working party
and, alone once more, stroked the eyebrow he was nourishing on his upper lip-but
which had spread lately all over his face-with a congratulatory finger. Yes, but
what should he do now, he was here? Nothing to do but keep moving.
He spied a light in a cottage window a long way off and made slowly toward it.
He suddenly realized that he was desperately hungry. How could one be brave on an
empty stomach? He felt for his canteen. Gone! He must get food. He crawled up to
the window and peeped in. The clock on the stone mantel over the hearth registered
one fifteen. Time was flying and he must get back before light. Strange to relate a
girl was stirring something in a kettle over the fire-something that steamed up in the
most appetizing manner. He flattened his nose against the pane to see better and in-
advertently kicked over a tin dish, set out for the cat. At the clatter, the girl turned
a startled glance toward the windowg then she ran over to it and, pressing her face
against the glass, peered intently out, straight into the desperate eyes of poor T. B.
Caught! He would have to bluff this thing out now.
He knocked on the door and opening the latch, stuck his head in. The pretty little
Fraulein shrieked and threw herself against the door, catching his head neatly in the
crack, and causing his features to register surprised pain and indignation. Some few
I Eighty-seven 1
THE ROSEMARY seconds passed before he could control his distorted face and when she looked around
fearfully at him, he gave her a smile so ruefully winning and beseeching-rather sporty
of him considering the trying circumstances-that she relaxed her hold and he gently
pushed back the ofending door, entering the shadow slowly and softly.
"Mein Fraulein," he began most politely with a formal boy, "mein Fraulein,"
curgeling his brain for some of the German he had learned in his three-year visit to
the German classes in U. H. S.,-Mich bin sehr hungrig. Bitte konnen sie mir--?",
but she let him get no further.
"A Boche!" a boche! a sp-y-y-y!" her voice rose in shrill terror and she fell on
him tooth and nail, quite taking him by surprise. In a thrice he was on the floor and
she was on the top of him still shrieking, "A spy! O mama! O papa. Come quick!
It is a spy I have here below-I have captured!"
After various rumblings and bumpings above and on the stair, papa came ponder-
ously in, candle held high in one hand, a nasty looking revolver in the other, and he
looked like nothing so much as a fat infant, all dewy and rosy with sleep in his frilled
night cap. His little blue eyes widened as he beheld the gray squirming figure on the
fioor and his little tiger cat of a daughter scratching at it vengefully from her superior
position on its chest.
"Monsieur, you are dead if you move," he roused to action, pointing the revolver
uncomfortably accurately at our friend T. B., and bending a stern glance upon him
from that should have been merry little eyes.
Later when T. B. was safely bound up on an unending amount of rope and was in
no position to move hand or foot, Monsieur, the Papa remarked, as he stood warming
his back before the fire, for a cotton night-shirt it must be confessed is an absurdly in-
adequate garment when it comes to warmth.
"Ah, my dear young friend, and so you thought that you could frighten our little
Babette here and get more information
for your frightfulness! Viola, but she was too
much for you Mister Stupid, and now they will shoot you and then you will be gone-
quite gone-so quick!" snapping his fingers.
At this Babette looked piteous. T. B. was growing more and more bewildered.
This language didn't sound like the German he had learned in school, but more like
those dear people, the French and-
"Darn it all!" he exploded, "where am I anyway?"
"He speaks English, he speaks English," cried Babette.
"Isn't this place German territory that I'm in? What a mess!"
"But aren't you a Boche?" Babette
"Me a Boche! Say, if I were free
me that and come out the same pretty
I'm an American and will own up to it
"An American, but your uniforml'
"Oh, it's a long tale," wearily, "my
tion. "If you let me lose, I'll show it to
of all these ropes and things, you'd never call
girl. Me a Boche! a Hun! Well, I'd say not.
own is on underneath," he finished in explana-
you and my identification disk and everything.
But you haven't told me yet where I am!"
Papa recovered from his intense surprise at this turn of affairs enough to add,
"My dear Monsieur, let me assure you that it is French territory, still intact, I am
happy to say behind the wonderful French lines that you are now in. Permit me to
serve you some soup!"
Meanwhile, all the troublesome knots were untied and the nasty gray suit was
torn off and our friend T. B. stood revealed in his mud-stained khaki.
"Oh!" gasped pretty little Babette,
"Vive la France! Vive le Americain!"
PAULINE LOUISE KNIPP, '18.
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Monday, the first day of school, the first call for gridiron material was
issued by Coach Harper. The1'c were not many veterans in the bunch of
F some thirty odd recruits-V. Green, captain and veterans center, Elmer
Green an end, Swartz in the line, and Burke, McCammon, Lewis and Mad-
V has ul dox, all backtield men, were the only ones who had played last year. There
were, however, many of the old second team men, and several new fellows. Pettys, the
veteran quarterback, arranged to come out a few days later, and thereby increased the
Coach Harper was drafted, and thus in the second week of the season the team
was left without a coach. However, the services of Mr. Huffington, the manual train-
ing teacher, were secured, and he proved to be a very competent substitute.
Scrimmage was started the second week, and Mr. Huffington was then able to
determine in part the respective merits of the different candidates. The practice game
with Paxton for the next Saturday was called off by them, and the team was given a
The season started in earnest the following Saturday, when the squad journeded
to Tuscola. The Tuscola team had played two games, and was expecting a victory, but
the Urbana fellows had a world of pep, and although some of them had never played in
a regular game before, every one was determined to do his best. The game was feat-
ured by the impregnable defense of the Urbana line, which held the Tuscola backs to
three first downs, and by the good all-around playing of the entire Urbana team. Time
and again the opponents' backs were downed for a loss by Captain Green, and their
attempts at gains by the aerial route were easily broken up by our backfield men.
Touchdowns were made by McCamman 123, Lewis ill, and McCaskey CID, and when
the game ended the Urbana boys held a 20-0 score.
The second game of the season was played the following Saturday with Decatur
on the local field. Decatur was, as yet, undefeated, and was supposed to have a very
strong team. With Pettys and Burke out of the game with injuries, a decided shift in
the backfield was necessary. McCammon was placed at quarterback, while Maddox
I iNYf77.!'fJI-f1l'l1 I
i. THE ROSEMARY V. GREEN QCQ HUFFINGTON, Coach
and Hendricks played the halves, with Lewis at full. This proved a very decided im-
provement. Decatur received the kickoff, but were forced to punt at once. Then
Urbana started on a march for their opponent's goal, and soon the ball was carried
across by Maddox. With this lead Urbana never stopped, and when the final whistle
blew they had secured three more touchdowns. In this game the entire team worked
together as a well-constructed machine. Art Hamlin proved a surprise at left end.
He and Elmer Green, the veteran right end, stopped many attempted end runs by the
opposing backs, and put many a joy in the hearts of the rooters. The backfield was all
that could be desired, while the line was the same stone wall as at Tuscola.
On Oct. 20, after a listless week of practice, Urbana met the Mattoon team on the
local field. The Urbana boys seemed to have lost their pep, while the Mattoon 'team
was dangerously active. The line-smashing tactics that won the first two games seem-
ingly had no effect on the Mattoon defense, while at times it was only the good work
of the line that saved the day for good old U. H. S. Neither team was able to score,
although each was at times within striking distance of their opponent's goal.
Probably it was a good thing for Urbana for a "cinch" fsupposedlyj to stop her
winning streak without putting a real black mark against our record, as it eliminated
any chance for further over-confidence.
The following Saturday, on a slushy, sloppy, squashy field, the U. H. S. football
team vanquished Peoria Manual to the tune of 34-7. The Urbana eleven outplayed
their opponents more than the score indicates. They literally pushed the ball through
Peoria's defense at will-every man in his right place at exactly the right moment.
Our line crashed through and downed the runner before he had even started. On the
other hand, Peoria displayed a weak fighting spirit, and the touchdown by Lewis in
I Ninety-th1'1'c l
i'rr THE ROSEMARY PETTYS, QQBJ
the first few minutes of play seemed to take all their pep. The wet field made it diffi-
cult to run, and slowed down the play a great dealfor the score would have been much
higher. The first score of the season against Urbana was made in the final period by
Captain Newman, when he raced almost the length of the field with an intercepted
Another tie game was played with University High of Normal, on Nov. 3. The
U. High lads played a splendid game-their interference for their runner was of al-
most college perfection. The game was hard fought throughout, and Urbana deserves
much credit in holding the theretofore undefeated green and yellow warriors, but with
a little more punch at the right time Urbana would have carried off the honors. As
it was, the ball was in U. High's territory most of the time, and the score of 6-6 is not
really a fair representation of the team's strength.
Monticello was our next opponent. Twenty-two men journeyed to that place on
Nov. 10, and all twenty-two were able to participate in a 54-0 trouncing of the latter.
The game was featured by the splendid defensive work of our quarterback. Pettys, and
by the ability of all our backfield to make gains whenever it was necessary.
The last game of the season, before the all-important Thanksgiving game, was
played with Bloomington on the latter's field, Nov. 17. After an exceedingly hard
fought game Urbana returned with the bacon, with a score of 7-0. The lone touch-
down was made by Lewis in the second quarter. Lewis played his usual fine game at
fullback, being the only member of the backfield who could gain at will. The whloe
team did well on defense, and would have accomplished much more on the offense if it
had not been for the continued penalties. Hard feeling was very evident because of the
seemingly unjust penalyzing of our men. Urbana was penalzed 17 times, most of
which were for 10 or 15 yards, and Bloomington only one for 5 yards. However, the
game was very satisfactory from the Urbana point of view, as it showed that the team
could fight against difficulties, and could hang together in critical times.
I Ninety-four 1
THE ROSEMARY By far the most important game of the season, from Urbana's point of view, is
the game with Champaign on Thanksgiving day. The other games are but preliminary
for the main event of the season, and to beat Champaign the team would very gladly
loose every other game.
However, as has occurred before at Urbana, the old jinx still pursued the team.
Several weeks before the game, both McCaskey and Hamlin injured their knees, and
at the time of the game neither could do his best. Two nights before the game, Mad-
dox, our star interference man, and most reliable defensive back, was injured while
practising on the field, and his injuries necessitated his withdrawning from the game
early in the first half. Scroggin, our best substitute end, and the best man on the team
for winning down punts, was severely injured in an automobile accident, and was still
in the hospital on the day of the game.
Notwithstanding, the Urbana fellows were determined to put up the very best
fight possible, and to bring home the bacon. The following line-up started the game:
HAMLIN ..........,.............,...........,.,,r,,..,.,...........,..,,..,.,...... L. E. MCDONOUGH ....,.............,,..r...................,..,.....,.....,..... R. T.
MCCASKEY ,....,,.,.. ....,..,,,.. L . T. GREEN .,,.,...........,,., ....,,,.,. R . E.
BLUE .......,,...,..,.,..,..... ..........,, L . G. PE'r'rYs .,..,........ .,,....... Q . B.
PHEFFER .........,..,.,..,.,... .,..,..,,. ....,...... R . G. LEWIS ......,.,,................... ........... F . B.
GREEN QC:-iptj .,.,,...............,.,,.,................,......,............. C. MADDOX ..........,.......,,.........,....., .,....,........ ......,.,.,..... R . H.
HENDRIX ..... - ........,........,........,..,..,..,.................,,.,. ...,.... L . H.
The day was rather warm, with scarcely any breae stirring-and ideal day for a
game. A record-breaking crowd-more than five thousand-were out to witness the
contest which was between, as yet, undefeated teams and was to decide the champion-
ship of the central part of the state.
The game started at 2:30 sharp, with Urbana receiving at the west goal. On the
first play, Lewis broke through the Champaign line for twelve yards, and a first down.
Maddox and Pettys added a few and then Lewis again made first down through the
line. For five consecutive times Urbana made first down, and soon worked the ball well
into Champaign territory. Then a pause, due to a broken shoe-string, and a penalty
for off-side gave Champaign a chance to get on their feet. For the moment Urbana
was unable to gain, and lost the ball on downs. In that first few minutes Urbana lost
the best chance of victory, for if they had received a score, the game would probably
have been entirely different. The rest of the first quarter was uneventful, neither team
having much advantage. The Urbana line held the Champaign backs well, often throw-
ing them for decided losses.
Soon after the opening of the second quarter, however, the tide turned. The Cham-
paign team seemed to have more pep than the Urbana boys-probably du to the fact
that they had stricter training rules-and when they opened up with their aerial attack
the Urbana machine seemed to go to pieces. Champaign scored three touch downs, and
three goals in quick succession, and although not despairing, the home lads seemed
unable to stem the tide.
After the respite between halves, however, due to the bitter and sarcastic entreat-
ing of Coach Huffington and Capt. Green, the game took on a different appearance.
Every pass which Champaign tried in this half was either intercepted or broken up,
while, as before, Champaign was unable to gain through the Urbana line. On the
other hand, as soon as Urbana obtained the ball, they started on a march for their
opponents' goal. Twice in this half the Urbana backs literally shoved the ball through
the hopelessly fighting defense of the Champaign team, and over the line. Much credit
falls to Lewis, and to all the rest of the backfield, for their splendid work at this time.
With the score standing 21-14, and with the team going once more in its accustomed
style, the Urbana rooters become once more awake and seemed to take on a little life.
At this time, however, Urbana met a series of reverses. Pettys, the veteran quarter
back, was injured, and McCammon was shifted from half to fill his position, Burke
I Nim'ty-jim' 1
THE ROSEMARY taking McCammon's place. McDonough, at right tackle, suffering from several cracked
ribs, was forced to retire from the game. This slowed up the Urbana attack somewhat,
and they were forced to kick for the first time during the second half. Majors, the fleet
Champaign quarter-back, caught the ball, then one of the inexplicable things which
sometimes happens in football gaes now occurred. Not an Urbana man touched him,
and he ran through the entire team, scoring the winning touchdown for his team, for
as the time was now short, it was impossible for Urbana to overcome that lead. The
Urbana team here showed its mettle, however, as they kept plugging away, and it was
only through hard luck that they did not score again. As it was, when the final whistle
blew, they held the ball well within their opponents territory and had once again
started that inestable drive for their opponents' goal.
The score of 28-14 is not really a true representation of the comparative strength
of the two teams. Given another chance, with all the fellows in condition, Urbana
would undoubtedly hold the large end of the score. However, taken all in all, the season
was very satisfactory from the Urbana point of view, and anyway, it took the State
Champions to defeat us.
A banquet was given by the Urbana School Board in the Cafeteria, to all mem-
bers of both squads, on Dec. 12.
The following fellows received first team "U":
"ART" HAMLIN ..........,....,,,.,,...,.., , ,.,,.............,.,,.. L. E. "V" GREEN .,.,..,..,.........,......... ......,......,.,,.. C .
"MAC" MCCASKEY... .. ,.,........... .,..,........., I J. T. USMILEYU SWARTZ ..,,.....,,.,., G.
"SI" BLUE ......... - ..,.., ,,.,............,.........,..,......... L . B. "IRISH" MCDONOUGH ......,.... ,.,...... R . T.
' EVA" GREEN .,.......................... .,............................. R . E.
"LEE" PETTYS ,.......... ,.,,,..... Q uarter back USHORTYH BURKE ............ .,,,...... B ack field
"ORY" LEWIS ............... ,,.,., ................. F u ll back "TOM" GARMON ,............ ........... B ack field
"Ross" MADDOX. ,.,.,.......... ,,..,.,............... R . H. "KENT" WRIGHT .......... Back field
HCHVUCKH HENDRICKS .......... ................ . .,L. H. "FAT" RHODUS .............. ............... L ine
"MAC" HMCCAMMON ,.,,.,,,,. ........... B ack Held 1'WINDY" MILLER .,... ............ Line
HSLACKERH WOLLERY .,........ ,,.,.............. L ine PFEFFER .,... ......,,,.,.,.,,.... .......... L i ne
UOWENSH OwENs ...,.................... ................. E nd GLASCOCK .,,,.....,,,.............. ........... L ine
USCOGGIEH SCOGGIN ....... .......,,,,.,,,....................... , End "LEO" STOCKWELL .......... .............. ......,...... E n d
"JIM" SMITH .....................,,. ,, ,..,,,.,,.......................... End
Each fellow gave a short talk when presented with his letter. The gist of the
speeches was "Well, I'm sorry that this is my last year", or "Well, I'm real glad I'll get
another chance at Champaign next year". So we will leave it-just wait until next
Taken altogether, the season was one of the most successful which Urbana has
had for several' years. Considering that we lost only one game, and that to the state
champions, we really have a record of which any school might be proud.
Two members of the team were mentioned by some newspaper critics for positions
on all-state teams. Captain Green was placed at center on the first team, and Lewis, on
fullback, was placed on the, second team.
The line this year was one of the strongest Urbana ever had and was very probably
one of the strongest in the state this year. Very few gains were made against it during
the season, and no team ever made more than one or two consecutive first downs. Not
one opposing team scored a touchodwn against Urbana by consistent gaining through
the line, while on the offense the line very seldom failed to open ample holes for the
backs. The glory and honor for scores made and for games won usually fell to the
backiield, but the line, and the line alone, made it possible for the backs to perform so
I Ninety-si.r I
The one who thinks these jokes are poor
Would straightway change his views,
Could he compare the jokes we print
With those we do not use.
Her really didn't ought to go.
Now where did'you went to school?
Uncle Ed: Why Horace! You don't swear do you?
Cook: No, I don't swear, but I know all the words.
The five Great Powers of Europe are, steam, electricity,
wind, horse and camel
You are quite comfortable, honey dear?
Yes, love. '
The cushions are easy and soft?
You don't feel any jolts?
And there is no drought on my lamb is there?
No, my ownest own.
Then change seats with me.
Miss Roberts: You ought to be able to recite with all that assistance back there
Swiss: I could, but there is a difference of opinion.
Teacher: What's the most nervous thing next to a girl?
Ezzie: Me, next to a girl.
Dear Teacher: Please excuse Ruth, she fell in the mud. By doing the same you
will greatly oblige,
I Afvillffll-Yllill' 1
. THE ROSEMARY Miss Bruner ftranslating Latinj: Tell me slave where is thy horse?
Ray Smith: Oh, up my sleeve, but I wasn't using it.
A kiss, said young Charles, is a noun we allow,
p But tell me my dear is it proper or common?
Lovely Mary blushed deep and exclaimed, "Why I vow,
I think that a kiss is both proper and common."
Girls, did you know that Samson died with a bang on the head?
Wayne: Father, give me a nickle.
Mr. Nolen: Don't you think you are too old to beg for a nickel?
Wayne fafter a moment's reflectionj : That's so-say, give me a dime.
Cy Blue: I am always having tough luck with my Geometry.
Miss Cline: What's the matter, did you lose it?
Cy: Yes, and worse luck, I found it.
Twinkle, Twinkle little star,
Coming into class,
We don't wonder why it is
That you always pass.
W. Gill: Do you allow drunken people in this train?
Conductor: Why, not when they are too drunk, but just take a seat in the smoker
and keep quiet and nobody will notice.
Azro Feidler fafter viewing Olympia candy displayjz Doesn't that look good?
Clf-As. Goodpasture: Uh huh, let's stand here and look at it a while.
Dear Teacher: Please excuse Cliff for staying home. He had der measles to oblige
his father. Mr. Dillman.
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A woodpecker lit on a freshman's head
And settled down to drillg
He peeked away for half a day,
And then he broke his bill.
Early to bed and early to rise,
Work like Helen Advertise.
R. Stamey fin American historyj : Gen. Braddock was killed in the revolutionary
war. He had three horses shot under him and the fourth went through his clothes.
Lee: I wonder what color my mustache will be when it grows out?
Gladys H.: Gray from the way it is growing.
Harvey Hopkins: What do you put on your face after shaving?
E. Davis: Court Plaster generally.
Doctor: I don't like your heart action. You have some trouble with angia pictoris.
Art Sloan: You may be right doctor, but that wasn't her name.
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www? THE ROSEMARY Miss Gaynor: Have any of you any relics of the Civil War?
K. McCracken: Ay, I think we've got an old union suit.
TYPICAL HISTORY CLASS
Teacher: What was the northern method of raising money for the war?
Student fnot paying attentionl: Why-er well. Aaaw oh McClellan, I mean Lee
in the year 1864l
German II: We kommst du her.
Shroyer: I comb it myself.
Miss Jones: Why are the middle ages known as the dark ages?
Frosh: Because there were so many knights.
English I: Define lyric.
Cheney Forker: A lyric is a poem or song or something else.
Dehne a hug.
Energy gone to waist.
V. Green fsoliciting book ordersl : I got an order the first place I went to.
Tom Garman: What was it?
V. Green: Get out and stay out.
Cy says he's not married-It's rheumatism.
The bluffs are steep and wide and high,
, That line St. Gothards Pass,
But nothing like the awful bluff
That Eva makes in class.
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THE ROSEMARY 6'
The cows are in the meadow,
The sheep are in the grass,
But all the little simpletons
Are in the sophomore class.
End Boner fchem. lab.J : Miss Junkin, where is the blasted lamp?
The meeting it was sudden,
The meeting it was sad?
She gave her sweet young life-
'Twas all the life she had.
She sleeps beneath the willow,
In peace she's resting now.
There's always something doing
When a freight train meets a cow.
Why does Gladys use so much coldcream?
Why? To keep the chaps away.
Chapter I-Maid one.
Chapter II-Maid won.
Chapter III-Made one.
When all my thinks in vain are thunk,
When all my winks in vain are wunk,
What saves me from an awful fiunk?
H. Bode to Senior: Say, when do they have recess here?
When the donkey saw the zebra,
He began to switch his tail.
Well, I never, was his comment,
There's a mule that's been in jail.
I One Ilundrrd Seven I
l THE ROSEMARY Miss Junkin fin chem. classl: If anything would go wrong in this experiment,
we and the laboratory with us might be blown sky high. Come clore children, so that
you may be better able to follow me.
FROM DIFFERENT POINTS
Son: You were born in California you say?
Father: Yes, my son.
Son: And mother was born in New York?
Son: And I was born in Illinois.
Son: Well, don't it beat the Dutch how we all got together.
M. L. F.: What have you done towards preparing this lesson.
Geo. S.: Nothing.
M. L. F.: How about you, Avis Woody?
Avis: Well, I've dont about half as much as George.
Here's to the faculty,
Long may their reign,
Over institutions where
We develop the brain.
Mr. Leach: What is the highest form of animal life?
Earl Wagner: The Giraffe.
Ed. Jones: What's worse than a Giraffe with a sore throat?
Richard Squire: A centipede with corns.
M. L. F.: Are you a student here?
Cook: Naw, I'm here on a life sentence.
Miss Junkin: What are you looking for, Fowler?
Fowler: Some fierce sulphate. fFerrous Sulphatej.
Adam: Eve, where is my Sunday suit?
Eve: Why-er-I made a salad of it.
lOne Hundred Ninel
- THE ROSEMARY mmwm .
Foot prints that great men leave behind them
On the sands of time,
Oft show they wabbled round a lot,
Before they got sublime.
G.: Who is your football coach?
A. fpointing to the ambulance on the sidelinej : There she stands, sir.
You know, Tom, I speak as I think.
Yes, my dear, only more often.
What lesson do we learn from the attack on the Dardanelles?
That a straight beats three kings.
Miss McClung: I want a quarter's worth of carbolic acid.
Clerk: This is a hardware store, but we have a fine line of rope, revolvers, and
A new theory in Applied Mechanics:
Knowledge plus no drag equals C.
No knowledge plus pull equals A.
Of has-beens there are many,
Of would-be's there are scores.
Of never-wases there are legions,
But how few the Is's are.
Mr. Dolph: What is the first known Ag. crop?
Morris: Cain, raised in the garden of Eden.
What are you doing with all those men's pictures in your room?
Those are my collection of Souviner spoons.
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Here's a nickle I found in the hash.
Yes, I put it there. You've been complaining I understand for the lack of change
in your meals.
Jencie: Would you really put yourself out for me?
Elmer: Indeed I would.
Jencie: Then, please do so. I am awfully sleepy.
Lee: Can't you go any faster?
Con: Yes, but I have to stay with my car.
How can I keep my toes from going to sleep?
Don't let them get out.
Little Willie, sad to tell,
Pushed his sister in the well.
Mother said, in drawing water,
My, it's hard to raise a daughter.
He fainted in latin, Hunked in chem.
They heard him softly hiss,
I'd like to find the man who said
Ignorance is bliss.
A whistling woman and a crowing hen,
Always come to some bad end.
A. W.: It takes me fifteen minutes to dress in the morning.
H. K.: It only takes me ten.
A. W.: Yes, but I wash.
I Um' Hundrrd Eleven I
l.T THE ROSEMARY Florence S.: I'm going to take a beauty nap this hour.
Better take a long, long sleep.
Mother: But why didn't you yawn, then he would have gone home?
E. W.: I did, but he only told me what pretty teeth I had.
Harmison: Who ties your bow tie every morning, Chuck?
Chuck A.: My mamma.
Germanll: I have learned of a new word today. Man-which is indefinite and
cannot be declined.
Two freshies stood on a burning deck,
But as far as they could learn
They stood in perfect safety,
They were too green to burn.
What a funny little bird a frog are: It ain't got no tail ost hardly. When it run
it hop and when it hop it sits on its tail it ain't got ost hardly.
R. S.: What makes that hen in your backyard cackle so much?
R. P.: Oh, they have just laid a corner stone across the street and she's trying
to make the neighbors think she did it.
Miss McHarry: Charles, you may give your oral theme.
Charles G.: I prepared one yesterday, but I couldn't find it today.
I Om' Hmzdrrd Thirteen 1
' THE ROSEMARY Editor-in-Chief's a chronic fusser,
Sporting editor's a cusser, ,
Business scriblers live on scandal.
Artist draws religious scare heads,
Circulation Mgr. keeps down cobwebs.
Everybody knocks and nobody boosts them,
But stop, kind friends, and get your bearing,
These poor devils are sure daring.
They've put U. H. on her feet,
And when they lie, they lie discreet,
U. H. owes them priceless treasure,
'Cause they gave the world their measure,
And when they die, theylll get no heater
For they've enough graft to bribe St. Peter.
DID YOU EVER SEE?
Agnes Manning without her brown stockings.
Puss Rhodes not trying to tell something.
Kenenth McCracken with his History lesson.
Woody Thompson wheez after a one step.
Amy Shroyer not writing notes.
Don Sommers smile.
Manny's orations without a story.
Some girls without their paint shop.
C. Cavanaugh telling how dusty Chicago is.
Miss Ricketts: Es ist dunkle in dies em Zimmer.
Leonard H.: Nein es ist hell.
The days grow long,
The skirts 'grow shorter,
More time to look
Where we hadn't orter.
D. W.: When was the Wabash put into action.
M. R.: Look in the Bible and find out when creeping things were created.
Miss McClurg: After all, we are just animals.
Student: Who is the goat?
I One Hundred Fourteen 1
THE ROSEMARY Miss Roberts feng. 33 : Use the word income in a sentence.
Omer S.: The boy opened the door and in come the cat.
Breathes there a man with soul so dead
Who never to himself hath said,
As he stubbed his toe against the bed,
Miss McClurg: Who can describe a caterpillar?
Leo Stockwell: Why-a-a-it's an upholstered worm.
Though the author of these jokes knows that they are stale and bad.
Yet he's made them serve the purpose if they've helped to make you glad.
Chemistry UD Experiment: It has been found by experiment that when potassium
iodine QKIJ unites with two molecules of sulphur QSJ under pressure, KI unites with
2S to form a KISS. No violent explosion takes place although there is a slight sound
not to unlike a low fizzle. It is essential that this experiment be performed in a dim
LOST, STRAYED, OR STOLEN-One misplaced eyebrow, reward if returned to
Thomas: Art, if a man had a wooden head, where would his brains be?
Arthur Hamlin: I da know, where is yours?
Evan Davis: I saw Fat Webber standing on the corner yesterday winding up his
H. Harmison: His estate?
Evan D.: Yes, his Ingersol.
West Green Street at 3:00 a. m.:
Papa: Tell the young man to bring up the morning paper if he will.
I Om' Hundred Fiftvvn l
' THE ROSEMARY A VALUABLE LE SSON
Auntie: Well, Willie, what have you learned at school today?
Willie: How to whisper without moving the lips.
What do you think of a girl so modest that she would not do improper fractions?
C. Cavanaugh: Dick, I heard that you were very musical. Is that right.
Dick Glascock: I should say so, I was born with drums in my ears.
D. Burres: I like to watch Bob dance. He is so easy on his feet.
K. Reiley: He may be easy on HIS feet, but he is hard on mine.
Oh, say! Who was here last night to see you'?, inquired Mr. Yantis.
Ruth: Only Betty, father.
Mr. Yantis: Well, tell Betty she left her pipe on the piano.
Call of the Wild ......................
One Wonderful Night .,..........
The Silent Voice .......,.,.,.....
The Crisis ..,..............,.....
Under Cover ........,,,.
Town Topics ......,...,.,
Some Baby .......,.,..,......,...
Road to Happiness ......i..,
Full House ..,.,,......,.,............
Flying Dutchman ..........,,,,
The Great Lover ......,....
Around the Map ............
Hands Up ...................,.
Fair and Warmer .............
On Trial ...,....,.........,...,,......,.....,..,..,.
Just Outside the Bar ....,........
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Opening the Gym
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The Song Bird .... ...,....
The Boomerang, A.... .
Peg 'O My Heart .,..,.......
,,,, ,,Mabel Squire
, , , ,Ruth Yantis
, ,, ,,,.. ..,.,.,,,, 3 :00 Bell
..Chas. and Gladys
Football dressing room
The Mix-up ............. ............,,.,
Bought and Paid For ......, ,, , ..l..l.... ,, ,.,. Orph Ticket
VVithin the Law .,,.,. , ,,., , . .,.,, ,Smoking
Damaged Goods .. ,..H3Sl1
Wanted-A man with a wooden leg to mash potatoes in a hotel.
Reply-Sit down on it before it dries.
NOTE TO READER
Please do not take offense if your name appears where you think it should
If the shoe fits, put it on.
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Sept. 17-Fall Echo out-the staff believes Z . f X1 A
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Sept. 18-Farewell Assembly for Mr. Smith .Lfff fig X K
' and Mr. Harper-off to war. g X' -"'
Every one much affected. Seniors vf L Z
elect officers. ,,-.iff H 'J
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Literary meeting with eats fol-
lowing. Some of our poor boys
cannot be half fed from the way
the eats disappeared out the win-
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Urbana-Tuscola game, 26 to 0. YE! ' E fill
Who said we did not have some , Q, f
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Oct. 11-First girls' assembly-Mrs. Mit- G .g 'O
tan, Miss Ricketts, and Miss Mc- il,c ' 4
Clurg talked about-boys-Were ' ' X
you there ?
12-Had a parade through Urbana to
boost Decatur game.
13-You bet we beat Decatur, 20 to 0.
We certainly enjoyed those new
19-Frosh beat Sophs in interclass
debate-9 for the class of 21.
20-Mattoon vs. Urbana, 0 to 05 much
Peoria Manual-Urbana game, 34-
7, in spite of the Peoriaites and
2-Juniors defeat Seniors in debate.
3-U. High-Urbana-another tie.
7-Girls' dance, Oldham's Hall.
10-luonticello vanquished 54-0.
the conquering hero comesg
Sound the trumpets, beat the drums.
19-Are you flat broke? Well, we put
up S613 for the Y. M. C. A., any-
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