Willard Middle School - Target Yearbook (Berkeley, CA)

 - Class of 1918

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40 THE TARGET THE WAR IN OUR MIDST. A Bomb — John Fiske, occasion- ally bursting to let out a correct English answer. A Tank — William Reiber, slowly but surely crawling to the land of sleep during recitations. A Submarine — Erato Dehmel, working havoc among all correct algebra examples. Earl Sanford — making History in- teresting by his famous daily gas at- tacks. was the Mr. Beardsley: " What religion of the Pilgrims? " Ernest De Reynier: " Merchants. ' Mr. Beardsley: " What natural barrier stopped Frederick Barbarossa from crossing into Italy? " Catherine Burke: " Oh! It was the Pope. " Mr. Beardsley: " The Scots settled Ireland, the Picts, Scotland, and who settled England? " Helen Heavy: " The shovels, I guess. " Anita Isaacs: " The Chinese built the wall to keep out the tartans " (Tartars). ATTACKS ON UNFORTIFIED DOMES. W hen you have been sent out of the room and you see Mr. Clark coming. When you get up to recite and Erato Delmel grins at you. When you hear the buzzer and you ' re in the midst of an examina- tion. When you drop a crumb. Louise Blake, rushing wildly around: " Oh, where is she? " Laura Durkee: " Who? " Louise Blake: " Ursula ' s lunch. " Louise Blake in Algebra: " Miss Harris, after we get the answer to the third, shall we work it any farther? " Malcolm Stratton, reading the " Odyssey: " " As they who hold open the sky " (meaning as they who hold the open sky). Miss Farwell: " How do you translate the present passive infini- tive of ' teach ' ? " Evelyn Holcomb: " To be teach- ed. "

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THE TARGET 39 tin and lead foil which we have been holding for a sufficient rise in the price. Early in the spring an urgent call was sent out by the Junior Red Cross of Berkeley for clean rags. Willard School responded with a considerable quantity of such sal- vage. The Salvage Bureau of the Senior Red Cross decided to make salvage boards, by which to inform the pub- lic of the various things to be saved. At their request our school under- took to construct a model for such boards to be used throughout this part of the state. Under the direc- tion of Miss Allen, Rogers Parratt made an exhibit board, on which were fastened samples of valuable salvage material all properly labeled. This model has been approved by the Salvage Bureau. A photograph of it has been taken to be sent to various Red Cross Chapters, and several boards modeled from it are to be placed about Berkeley. " Erna Erbe, Rodgers Parratt, Anita Isaacs, Ancel Keys and Conrad Lut- gen have volunteered to make these exhibit salvage boards. In the series of noon hour plays given by pupils in the French de- partment, and members of the Seventh and Eighth grades, was evi- denced a genuine desire to be of service, not only on the part of the actual performers, but on the part of members of the Student Com- mittee, who were glad to bring these plays to the notice of the various class room groups, either by direct announcement, or by contributing printed posters, or hand made pos- ters. Plans are now being made for continuing our work during vacation. Several members of the faculty have already offered to give assistance to pupils who wish it, and, if the same spirit continues, there will be no break in our active work. Thanks to the May Pageant, we may count our financial support for the coming year, sufficient to pro- vide for all calls, even to the extent of making it possible for every pu- pil, through the Junior Red Cross chaannel to be an active helper in the great " world welfare " cause. Report of Junior Red Cross Com- mittee on knitted articles and gar- ments made from cloth, January to June, 1918: Soldier knitting: Sweaters, 11; scarfs, 20; wristlets, 6; helmets, 11; socks, 30 pair. General knitting: Blanket squares, fourteen. Articles for children: Bootees, 20 pair; bonnets, 24; sweaters, 20; caps, 24; scarfs, 26; baby shawl, 1; bed socks, 1; jackets, 2; blankets, 42. Garments made from cloth: Baby shirts, (flannel), 45; baby shirts, (cloth), 24; capes and hoods, 15; dresses, 41; jackets, 15; bootees, 30; blankets, 42; chemise, 30; shawls (for women), 20; petticoats and waists, 25; all-over-apron, 8; hand towels, 24; patch work quilt, 1. SERVICE. Of all the many things that hu- mans daily eat, It ' s bread and other things made mostly out of wheat. So you ' ll do a splendid service which no one can dispute When wheat foods you cut out and potatoes substitute. SHELDON COOPER.

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THE TARGET 4i Jiro Uchiyama, reading- in L9 English: " That wild marauding cheese " (chief). Mary Parham, translating Latin: " Marcus saw the moon and stars in his dinner. Anna McLaughlin: " What chap- ter of the ' Odyssey ' are you read- ing? " Mildred Bain: " The tenth. " Anna McLaughlin: " Just wait ' till you get to Hades. " Seen on Zella ' s composition pa- per — - " I can do my bit by keeping the collars flying. " William Walton: " It was bad enough to be in the show this after- noon, but my ma ' s here tonight. " Harold Milnes, translating Latin: " The sailors were dying on the is- land in order that they might catch fish " (meaning delaying). Lillian St. John- in Latin: " The enemy will be on the point of burn- ing the sea. " Mr. Beardsley: " Why was astron- omy and not philosophy practiced by the ancient Babylonians? " Carol Parratt: " Because the land was flat. " Teacher: " Dick, what is an aque- duct? " Dick Cleverdon: " It ' s a thing to batter down walks. " Doris Bridge translating Latin: " I saw Claudia ' s star under the cook ' s basket. " Jean Dupont, going into the Em- porium, " Oh, let ' s go up the Aes- culapius " (escalator). Anita Isaacs in yard: " Everything looks so black after you ' ve been sitting on your stomach a long time reading. " Miss Vassaide in H 9 French: " What did you study for today, Hu- bert? " Hubert Kenny: " I wrote those questions orally. " Miss Fisher: " How would you feel toward the boy who wouldn ' t let you sit on the fence that divided your yards? " Ned Maher: " I ' d feel sorry for him. " Little boy to Louise Blake: " Are you studying Classy Mitts? " (Classic Myths). Daniel Nutting: " Clear the train, the tracks are coming. " Mr. Beardsley: " St. Frances put wood ashes in his food. Now, why did he do it? " Paul Barnes: " He was Hoover- izing. " Paul Albert, phoning to butcher: Have you any hair (hare) left? " Lorna Doughty: " I have a hole in my stocking, darn it. " Theresa Chambers: " You ' d bet- ter. " Mr. Beardsley: " Give a descrip- tion of the capture of Jerusalem in 1099. " Dorothy Belle: " It was in the spring. "

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