Dana Middle School - Log Yearbook (San Pedro, CA)

 - Class of 1930

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Van Valentine Boyce s a' yer A N W 1 I 17 4 1 4 r r fiflr. 3Knp Butter Gin Q9ur Eeluheh Jfrienh aah Principal Bop iBurter There's one who shares our hopes and fears, . To whom we go in joy and tears. He's always there to be our friend, Advise, and to our needs attend. Through ups and downs our class has gone, And now at last our task is done. To Junior High we bid adieu, And to our friendly teachers, too. Through life we'll take the gain we've made, And for our work we'll feel repaid. To Mr. Porter, our dear friend, Some message kind we wish to send ' And so to show affection true ,Our book we dedicate to you. 4 Bama yuninr Ziaigb School The Dana Office was the most active place in the school. All A9 pupils were acquainted with some part of the office staff. The members of this staff were, Mr. Roy Porter, prin- cipalg Miss Bea Whittlesey, girls' vice-principal, and Mr. Cedric Stannard, boys' vice'-principalgn Mrs. Lucile Strawn and Miss Elizabeth Repetschnig, counselors and guides for the Dana boys and girlsg Mr. Ernest Steele, the attendance teacher, who with the help of Mrs. Berthalngmire, took care of the absence, tardi- ness and truancyg Miss Margaret Pederson, theqbook clerk g and Miss Elizabeth Pickles, Mr, Porter's private secretary. V The office force oversaw the activities of the school and it was partly to them that the A9 class owed the credit for so many successful activities undertaken at Dana. 6 40 .4 ibail Clin Ebac Hail to Dana Junior High, You're the only school for me. Hail to thee, oh Dana High, With colors of the sea. Loyalty we pledge to thee, Thine -honor we'll uphold, Protect thy name, exalt thy fame, As Vikings, brave and bold. 'Z' DUB "Steer a straight course." -rf Qireeh i We, as mariners of the good ship Richard Henry Dana, ern: barked on the voyage of life pledge ourselves: To an appreciation of the better things of life. To strive for the best in scholarship. To be honest, cheerful, obedient, loyal and courteous. ' ' And to be clean in body and mind. I Mr. dlehric Svtannarh Boys' Vice-principal, the man to whom the boys look for guidance and encouragement, a man who is a friend to all, and one in whom all place their confi- dence. b Miss Zlhatrice balm wbittlrsep Girls' Vice-principal. A very real part in the school life of every girl -always ready to en- courage with word and a smiley one whose en- durance is boundless in the task of building citizens of a wonderful WDP, I 4 4 ana 'Qing bbset February 6, 1928-School opening. 650 pupils-B7, A7, B8. February 8, 1928-Dana Pilots organized. March 7, 1928-Commanders organized. . April 27, 1928-Dedication by Native Sons. Tablet, Cah- fornia Flag and United States Flag presented. April 1928-School songs by B. M. Lloyd. "Henry Dana, Hail To Thee," and "Mariner's Creed." May 4, 1928-Public Inspection of school. , May 4, 1928-Dedication school program. May 15, 1928-Presentation of flags by VVomen's Club and Relief Corps. May 24, 1928-Faculty Party at Laguna. June 30, 1928-Miss Adelene Ponti married to Mr. James McCarty. September 5, 1928-Mr. Wasserburger married to Miss Kathryn M. White. November 26, 1928-Faculty Dinner Dance CLong Beach Pacific Coast Clubb. November 29, 1928-Mr. Sutcliffe married to Miss Edna Claire Van Matre. ' December 12, ' 1928-"Christmas Carols." May 4, 1929-"Love Pirates of Hawaii." May 1929--"Sauce for the Goslings'-Play given by Miss Foster's Dramatic Club. - June 22, 1929-Mr. Banta married to Miss Hazel Shewe. June 28, 1929-Mr. N. Zorotovich married to Miss Betty May McCall. J July 11, 12, 13, 1929-Robert San Jose, Junior Olympic Championship. August 28, 1929-Mr. Norman Hines married to Miss Mable E. Penney. August 31, 1929-Miss Maud Shepardson married to Mr. Harry F. Miller. November 3, 1929-Class Organization. November 28, 1929-Mr. Clarence F. Vanderpoel married to Miss Edith Ragsdale. December 6, 1929-Staff organized for first A9 class book. December 13, 1929-Miss Mabel H. Miller married to Mr. W. T. Woodard. December 13, 1929-Christmas program. December 28, 1929-Mrs. Lillian Evans married to Mr. Ed- win Maxwell. January 1930-Enrollment 1467-B7-A9. January 17, 1930--D. A. R. History Medal Contest. January 1930-A9 Class Party. January 1930-A9 Class Graduation. 9 l .L 1 1 l ana Jfanultp Mrs. Genetha Alexander, Spanish, Mrs. Loretta Alguire, Home Eco- nomics, Miss Roberta Bailey, Art, Miss Maude' Ball, Music, Mr. Fred- erick Banta, Agriculture, Miss Mar- jorie Bell, Social Studies, Miss Gin- erva Benner, Social Studies, Mr, Roy Bollinger, Mathematics, Mr. Van Val- entine Boyce, Printing, Mrs. Henri- etta Bulpitt, Art, Mrs. Edith Camp- bcll, Science, Miss Margaret Cashin, English, Mrs. Bernice Chadwick, Home Economics, Mr, James Dinwid- die, Auto Shop, Mr. Glen Donnally, Social Studies, Mrs. Neva Fabian, Mathematics, Miss Agnes Foster, English, Miss Blossom Guio, English, Mr. Clarence Halfpenny, Social Stu- dies, Mrs. Maud Hammond, Social Studies, Miss Charlotte Haynes, Mathematics, Mrs. Winifred Hight, Physical Education, Mrs. Mary Hilt- ner, Social Studies, Mr. Norman Hines, Drafting, Miss Esther Jackley, Mathematics, Miss Elsie Johnson, English, Mr. William Johnson, Wood Shop, Miss Meluice Knapp, English, Mr. Donald Larwood, Mathematicsg' Miss Brilla May Lloyd, Librarian, Miss Marian Lurwig, English, Mrs. Adelene McCarty, Physical Educa- tion, Mrs. Margaret McGiff, Music, -Miss Edna Mayhew, English, Mrs. Lillian Maxwell, Home Economics fCookingJ, Mrs. Maud Miller, Type- writing, Mrs. Pauline Patterson, Home Economics, Miss Alice Phillip- son, Mathematics, Miss Elizabeth Re- petschnig, Social Studies, Mr. Ches- ter Robinson, Corrective Physical Ed- ucation, Mrs. Jessie Rogerson, Home Economics , Mrs. Marie Ryan, English, Miss Gertrude Sengbush, Penman- ship, Miss Helen Sherman, Spanish, Mrs. Esther Simmons, Home Econom- ics CSewingl, Mr. Clement Smith, Science, Miss Esther Southam, Math- ematics, Mr. Cedric Stannard, Vice- principal, Mr. Ernest Steele, Attend- ance Office, English, Mrs. Lucile Strawn, -Counselor, Mrs. Marguerite Suiter, Physical Education, Mr. Charles Sutcliffe, Physical Education, Mr. Virgil Tappe, Electric Shop, Mrs. Vera Troester, Science, Mr. Clarence Vanderpoel, Jr. Business Training, Mr. Lester Wasserburger, Phy. Edu- cation, Mr. Louis Wheeler, Mathemat- ics, Mrs. Mable M. Woodard, English, Mr. Nicholas Zorotovich, Social Stud- ies. ' .- jfacultp 19st Qtxpressiuns Mrs. Alexander: Cortesia, Clase. i Mrs. Alguire: You're getting noisy, girls. Miss Bailey: Oh, that's just perfect! Miss Ball: All right! All right! Mr. Banta: Quiet, or the pick for you. Miss Bell: Tomorrow we'l1 have a test. Miss Benner: Exit! AND HOW! Mr. Bollinger: All right, folks! Mr. Boyce: You can't set type and talk, boys. Mrs. Bulpitt: Oh, what an exquisite painting! Mrs. Campbell: Sit up, don't be jelly fish! Miss Cashin: Girls and boys, please! Mrs. Chadwick: I wouldn't eat at her house, would you? Mr. Dinwiddie: Get the lathe. Mr. Donnally: Haven't you any backbones? Mrs. Evans Maxwell: Clean up the things. Mrs. Fabian: No talking, now! Miss Foster: I don't Want any fooling. Miss Guio: Stop talking! Mr. Halfpennyz Pipe down! Mrs. Hammond: Into the wastebasket for you! I Miss Haynes: Algebra is easy. ' , A Mrs. Hight: One more pound, girls! 'WMMWU' 'A Wy Mrs. Hiltner: All right, class! Mr. Hines: Go read your lesson. Mrs. Ingmire: What made you tardy? Miss Jackleyz Be quiet. Mr. Johnson: Come to order, please! Miss Johnson: Go stand on the ,po 'ch. Miss Knapp: Quiet,V,boys! Mr. Larwood: Getif L.,L..wf'PT'Lr I Miss Lloyd: Good night and evenin'! I 11 lf,,...'T'.M-:tr-J N ,A Miss Lurwigz That will do! Mrs. McCarty: You ought to know. Mrs. McGiff : Please to hush, hope you Miss Mayhew: All right, everybody! Mrs. Miller: Eyes on your copy! Mrs. Patterson: Oh! Girls! Miss Phillipson: Now, for home work- Mr. Porter: Let's go to the stage, boys. Miss Repetschnig: Have you taken algebra? Mr. Robinson: Five laps! Mrs. Rogerson: Whisper, girls, whisper! Mrs. Ryan: Put your name on the board. Miss Sengbush: Eyes, off keys! Miss Sherman: Oh! Senor! Miss Smith: Keep off the side walks, girls! Mr. Smith: Talky stars, keep still! Mrs. Simmons: I'll be glad to help you. Mr. Stannard: What is it, boys? Mr. Steele: Did you bring your excuse? Miss Southam: Go to the office. Mrs. Suiter: Fall In! Mrs. Strawn: Well, what next? Mr. Sutcliff: Oh! You dumb dodo! Mr. Tappe: Cut the horse play! - Mrs. Troester: Come, come, let's get to work! Mr. Vanderpoel: We're going to start in now. Settle down! Mr. Wasserburger: Better learn your number. Miss Whittlesey: High heels, SO! Mrs. Woodard: There's the chart. jd, Mr. Wheeler: Keep quiet. 2 Mr. Zorotovich: Pipe down! I ph , ly choke! 12 winter 421111155 1930 l l gyfif, , , ,l lass QBfficers Mr. Clarence R. Halfpenny Tommy Hentila Sponsor VVilliam Deans Yell Leader President Wanona Baly Walter Cadien Yube Ostoich Treasurer Vice-President Secretary 14 Baly, Elizabeth Berentsen, Astrid Campbell, Betty Carr, Marjorie Chartier, Joseph ' Creeden, Mary Culver, Sidney Donnelly, Mark Fahler, Zoi Frishman, Jack Greenhill, Ray Hagenow, Grace Himel, Florence Huff, Josephine Jorgensen, Vincent Kelly, Norman Lane, Ladflie Meehan, Florence iiaume Baum 1 Sponsor, Mrs. Maud S. Miller Melville, Billie Metzger, Constance Mevert, Harold Morgan, Marjorie Nilsen, Ingeborg 0'Dea, Marybelle Ohiser, Mildred Peterson, Arvid Raig, Thurman Roberts, Bert Robertson, Alice Sheffield, Geraldine Smith, Arthur Tempe, Carl Tonai, Bob Vanos, Theodore Walstrom, Erma Williams, Evan Zimnierman, Ronald ,0- ilanme Baum 14 Sponsor, Mrs. Mabel Miller Woodaid Adamson, Phyllis Baker, Jack Baly, Wanona Belasco, Marjorie Bozanich, Mike Brennan, Philip Brown, Jess Bullock, William Cadien, Walter Castagnola, Fred Deans, William Donaher, Margaret Elezovich, Elizabeth Fifield, Alice Gaspero, Joseph Hammond, Robert Hentila, Tommy Hewitt, Clara Huffman, Joseph Jensen, Do1is Johansen, Doris Ley, Lawrence Masterton, Jean McDonald, Virginia Mellusi, Mary Metzger, Carl Mevert, Myrtle Mitchell, Afton Monroy, George Moritzky, Helen Okimoto, Tommy Petrasich, Louie Pollock, John Pu,-zh, Ruth Ramse-y, Richard Rockwell, Doris Stephen, Elsie Smith, Esther Tanaka, Heroshi Tompkins, Ann Wilkinson, Eleanor Winter, Walter 16 Zianme Baum 13 Sponsor, Mrs. Genetha Alexander Aluevich, Nathalie Beach, Lee Borsich, Vincent Bottoms, Lester Burns, Irene Econornides, Dennis Eclinger, Jim Forsstrom, Marie Forgie, Glen Garrett, Arvalle Halstead, Beth Head, Wilma Hoffman, Pauline Inchausti, Lena Johnson, Eric Johnson, Leonard Kopp, Casper Kresin, Audrey Lowell, Belle Malmgren, Dorothy Manney, Lolita Mateljan, Winifred Matsushita, Harry Miller, Lawrence Nitta, Shigeru Papadakis. Mary Reedy, Cecil Sanchez, Ruth Sawyer, Alice Shoults, Ord Walker, Naomi Weston, Clare Williams, Robert Zaurus num 12 Sponsor, Mrs. Marguerite Suiter Almeida, Elisa Bowers, Margaret Brandelli, Ada Buniowski, Lida Castagnola, Mary Degelman, Regina DeLuca, Esther Dillon, Juanita Donatoni, Dorothy Falcone, Margarita Garvin, Mildred Goodrich, Doris Grice, Dorothy Heater, Irene Kordich, Louise Maccagnan, Louise Mardesich, Matilda Menchaca, Leonora Parker, Mildred Phebus, Leona Vendette, Lucy Williams, Lois Wilson, Audrey Yonkow, Donna Q i Ziaume Bnum 11 Sponsor, Mr. Clarenee R. Halfpennv Adkins, William D'Acquisto, Tony Doepping, William Domich, Lawrence Karbonik, Alex Marinkovich, Frank Matsushita, Harry Milich, Augustine Moon, Kenneth Olilschlager, Christian Ostoich, Yube Padula, Fred Rafalovich, Ted Ritchie, Roy Seay, Lewis Shirley, M. C. Stanovich, George Tagami, Hi omi Tuerk, Jack Urista, Pablo Wilson, Corwin 19 4 ' .1 Q9 Qtlass CLASS HISTORY The Winter Class of 1930 entered the new Richard Henry Dana Junior High School on February 6, 1928. They were or- ganized into five different sections. Home Room Fifteen When home room fifteen came to Dana, their adviser was Miss Agnes Foster, but since the first term they have had Miss Maud Shepardson, who recently became Mrs. Miller. This home room has won many honors. It won the Thrift, Attend- ance, or Tardiness banners at least once each semester. The pilots the last term were Ronald Zimmerman, Eliza- beth Baly, Theodore Vanos, Joseph Chartier and Jack Frish- man. The two pilot captains were Marjorie Carr and Josephine HuE. Erma Walstrom this term was vice-admiral of the school. The only two persons in the first typing class at Dana to receive certificates for typing thirty words per minute for fifteen min- utes were Florence Himel and Norman Kelly. At the D. A. R. contest last year home-room fifteen was represented by Jack Baker, who won second prize, a silver medal. Other individuals in this class to have held important of- fices are Vincent Jorgensen, who was commander, general man- ager of last year's office practice club, and admiral of the pilots last term. Marybelle O'Dea was the commander, thrift com- mitteeman, and a member ofthe safety squad. Grace Hagenow held the position of commander. Jack Frishman the second term of school was rear-admiral of the school. Home Room Fourteen Home room fourteen with Miss Mabel H. Miller, now Mrs. Woodard, as adviser, and William Deans as commander, re- ceived many honors. This home room has given a play at least once every term they have been here. The first one was "Six Who Pass While The Lentils Boil" with Jess Brown as the lead. The second term they fittingly closed school for Christmas holi- days with Dickens "Christmas Carol," Walter Cadien acted the part of Scrooge. The third term the class wrote and staged a thrift play entitled "The Gang Considers Thrift." The last term "1ill3H's Mishap," with Doris Rockwell as the lead, delighted the sc oo . 20 ,go . Eleanor Wilkinson, a talented speaker from this class, won first prize in the Daughters of the American Revolution contest and 1'eceived a gold medal. The pilots were Doris Rockwell, Wanona Baly, Jess Brown, and Tommy Hentila. Jess Brown was also the first and second admiral of Richard Henry Dana, and Wanona Baly was the vice-admiral the second term. Home room fourteen was also honored to claim several first graduating class officers. William Deans, presidentg Walter Cadien, vice-presidentg Wanona Baly, treasurer 3 Tommy Hentila, yell leader. ' This home room won three first P. T. A. prizes for having the most mothers present at P. T. A. meetings, and won ban- ners of- various kinds. 'Home Room Thirteen . Home room thirteen, with Mrs. Genetha Alexander as ad- viser, was a group of hard working students. Through diligence and hard work they earned highest place in the mid-semester scholarship. I Ord Shoults was elected volley ball captain and general sport leader. The commander of home room thirteen was Marie Fors- strom. She also was vice-president of the student body. The vice-commander was Nathalie Aluevich and the secretary was Mary Papadakis. Home Room Twelve Home room twelve was sponsored by Mrs. Marguerite Suiterg as their commander they chose Matilda Mardesichg and as vice-commander, Leona Phebus. The pilots were Lois Wil- liams, Esther Deluca, Mary Castagnola, and Mildred Garvin. Leona Phebus was appointed thrift committeeman and Mil- dred Garvin entertainment chairman. During the B9 term they acquired the tardiness banner for three months. Home Room Eleven Home room eleven had as their adviser Mr. Clarence R. Halfpenny, known in their class as "Papa," This home room is known as the most active in sports. They have won four out of five championship football games. The class also had Yube Ostrich known as "Baby Oysters", the senior class secretary, in its number. Fred Padula was the commander of this class and rear admiral of the pilots. Other pilots of the class were M. C. Shirley, Corwin Wilson, Lawrence Domich, and Ted Rafalovichg and treasurer was Roy Richie. A 21 Q Q5 we ?Knutn Them Jack Frishman: He will talk-ye Gods,+hoW he will talk. Vincent Jorgensen: Fortune and love befriend the bold. William Deans: There are two things he doesn't want- a dress suit and a girl. Carl Tempe: He hath a neighborly charity in him. John Pollock: He wears the rose of youth upon him. Tommy Hentila: He is noble and well given. Laddie Lane: With malice toward none. Jack Baker: Speech is silvery silence is golden. Jess Brown: The girls call him sweetness. Walter Cadien: The silent countenance often speaks. Norman Kelly: Who pants for glory, finds but short repose. Robert Hammond : Faint heart never won fair lady. Harrison Holton: He never dares to write as funny as he can. Eric Johnson: The world knows nothing of its greatest men. Yube Ostoich: How his wit brightensg how his style adorns. Jack Tuerk: None but himself is his parallel. - Teddy Rafalovich: He is well paid that is well satisfied. M. C. Shirley: Suit the action to the word and the word to the action. Corwin Wilson: Men are sometimes masters of themselves. Glen Forgie: He now means to be serious. Lester Bottoms: An affable and courteous gentleman. Lee Beach: Earth holds no other like thee. Fred Castagnola: He hath a heart as sound as a bill. Afton Mitchell: Fortunes favor the brave. Tommy Okimoto: Honor is purchased by the deeds we do. Joseph Chartier: He never has much to say: too precious his time to be gay. Raymond Greenhill: Tho his nature's one of placidityi he accomplishes with rapidity. 22 A L4 Harold Mevert: Though he is little, he is mighty. Arvid Peterson: light heart lives long. Thurman Raig: Do unto others as you would ,yourself be done by. Bert Roberts: Rome was not built in one day. Theodore Vanos: It's a great plague to be too handsome 21 mah. Ronald Zimmerman: Still waters run deep. William Deopying: Who can hold his fast tongue back? Fred Padula: Let us do or die. Christian Ohlschlager: Reserve is such a rarity. Carl Metzger: Let every man look before he leaps. Jim Edinger: It is better to wear out than rust out. Wanona Baly: Always a smile of greeting for everyone she s meeting. Zoi Fahler: And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all she knew. Elizabeth Baly: She's always a good friend, on her you may depend. Marjorie Carr: Diligence is the mother of good fortune. Ruth Pugh: Her modest looks the cottage might adorn. Marjorie Belasco: Music is said to be the speech of angels. Doris Jensen: Laughter and sense, it's a rare combination. Mary Mellusi: Such a one is natural philosopher. Pauline Hoffman: Measure, not men, have been her work. Josephine Huff: She looks as clear as morning roses washed with dew. Kathryn Whittley: She is as constant as the northern star. Ada Brandelli: What should ,a girl do but marry. Mildred Garvin: Oh, if thou knews't how thyself dost charm. Marie Forsstrom: A friend worth while. Dorothy Malmgren: Order is Heaven's first law. Ann Tompkins: Virtue was her reward. Virginia McDonald Soft smiles by human kindness bred. Irene Heater: Her eyes are stars of twilight fair. Matilda Mardesich: A tender smile, our sorrows only balm. Leona Phebus: One cannot know everything. Audrey Wilson: She laughs, for hope hath a happy place for her. 23 12, . .4 Doris Helen Rockwell: A rose bud set with little willful thorns. Margaret Donoher: The noblest mind, the best content- ment has. ' Jean Masterton: Deep brown eyes running over with glee. Esther Smith: A face with gladness overspread. Myrtle Mevert: We always love those who admire us. Phyllis Adamson: Loving she is,- Betty Campbell: Drink to me only with thine eyes. 4 Astrid Berentson: A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. Grace Hagenow: Common sense is not a common thing. Florence Himel: Bashfulness don't keep a good girl down. Marjorie Morgan: Don't make tragedy of trifles, laugh them off. Ingleborg Nilsen: The land that hath made you fair, hath made you good. Marybelle O'Dea: Laughter and sense, 'tis a rare combin- ation. Alice Robertson: Dignified? Almost, until you know her. Doris Goodrich: Her face betokened all things fair and good. Mildred Parker: Wit is the flower of imagination. Lois Wilson: Be merry if you are wise. 24 wee Qlilass lap 45366116 SEVENTEEN by Booth Tarkingtong' Presented Graduation Week by the A9 Clas Coached by Miss Agnes Foster William Sylvanus Baxter: Vincent Jorgensen, Jack Baker Mr. Baxter: Walter Cadien, Afton Mitchell. Joe Bullitt: Norman Kelly, Lawrence Ley. Genesis: William Bullock, Jim Edinger. Johnnie Watson: John Pollock, Tommie Hentila. George Crooper: Carl Tempe, Jess Brown. ' Mr. Parcher: Eric Johnson, Bert Roberts. . Wallie Banks: Thurman Raig, Theodore Vanos. Jane Baxter: Clare Weston, Zoi, Fahler. Lola Pratt: Erma Walstrom, Elizabeth Baly. ' May Parcher: Doris Helen Rockwell, Virginia McDonald. Ethel Boke: Jean Masterton, Alice Fifield. Mary Brooks: Mildred Garvin. Mrs. Baxter: Marjorie Belasco, Doris Jensen. 25 'F5 .4 ramatins nf the Cllllass NINTI-I GRADE DRAMATICS Though Dana Junior High was young in years, it had be- come experienced in dramatic productions before the graduation of "its first class. "Sauce for the Goslingsf' was a modern play staged by Miss Foster's dramatic class. The scene was in a living room. A football star came to visit the home and the young daughter fell in love with him. Her grandmother wished to prevent her childrens' use of slang. She finally succeeded, and her method kept the audience in an uproar from beginning to end. A colorful operetta, "Love Pirates of Hawaii," was staged last term by the girls' and boys' glee clubs. The scene was in a private school for girls in Hawaii. The leads were taken by Ellen McMurtrie, Eric Johnson, Jean Curry, and Tony Trani during the afternoon, while Mary Scarcello, Tony Trani, Helen Joy McNerney and Jimmy Snyder performed during the eve- ning. Both performances were supported by a beautiful chorus of more than fifty Hawaiian maidens and pirates. One of the most difficult productions attempted was "Dick- ens' Christmas Carol," which has been mentioned in a class re- port. Among the leads were Walter Cadien, Scroogeg Walter Winter, Bob Cratchettg Doris Johansen, Mrs. Cratchettg Doris Helen Rockwell, young Bob, Tommy Hentila, Fezziwig. This play was directed by Miss Mable H. Miller, now Mrs. Woodard. The dramatic climax for the winter class of '30 was the presentation graduation week of Booth Tarkington's, "Seven- teen," A double cast under the direction of Miss Agnes Foster creditably interpreted this production. 26 Wa ,J .4 wana fling Staff Top row: William Deans, reporter, Yube Ostoich, reporterg Jess Brown, reporterg Fack Frishman, joke editorg Jack Baker, editor-in-chief. Middle row: Ruth Pugh, drama editorg Mrs. Woodard, ad- viser, Tommy Hentila, boys' sport editor, Walter Cadien, reporter. Bottom row: Marie Forsstrom, reporter, Marjorie Carr, assistant editorg Wanona Baly, reporterg Doris Rockwell, bus- iness manager. QQ The staff of the "Log" was composed of officers and cer- tain members of the graduating class chosen by the class of- ficers the fore part of December, 1929. The staff chose as their advisor Miss Mabel H. Miller, now Mrs. Woodard. fWe hope you will derive from the reading of the "Dana Log" the same pleasure we found in the compiling of it.5 27 1 Glass Tlliliill The last will and testament of the Most Honorable and dis- tinguished A9 class, Winter '30, of Richard Henry Dana Junior High School: Q We, the A9 class, do give and bequeath to the most humble and expectant lower classes: First: We, with the utmost pleasure, give to the lower classes our good reputation. Second: There are some members of our Respected and Far Superior Class that wish to leave his or her talent, as he or she sees it, to someone less fortunate. The A9 class wills Home Room 14's banner-grabbing ability to the B7's. The A9 class bequeaths to the B9 class their artistic habit of snobbing the seventh grade. To the faculty we leave memories of winter term '30. Carl Metzger leaves his toe-dancing ability to George Phillips. Wanona Baly bequeaths her bashfulness to Travis Belch- er. CLet's hope he makes good use of it.J Jack Baker shares his immense vocabulary with Billy Mann. Erma Walstrom leaves her peroxide blond hair to Ethel Marren. Lawrence Ley donates his books on muscle building and methods of getting strong over night to Kermit Fuller. John Pollock wills his dimples to Ellen McMurtrie. Walter Winter donates his athletic figure to Jimmy Jones. Jean Masterson leaves her untouched compact to Louise Perry. Walter Cadien shares his self-confidence with Bill Hopson. Josephine Huff wills her flaming red hair to Lois Wal- strom. J Laddie Lane, being Scotch, leaves nothing. Phyllis Adamson, the wild headed captain, Wills her posi- tion to Royce Tidwell. Tommy Hentila leaves his position as orchestra director, and toe dancer, to Bernice Lund. 28 4 Casper Kopp and Glen Forgie leave Whatever they have to whoever is dumb enough to want it. Marjorie Belasco consents to leave her streaming curls to Steve Pedesta. Eric Johnson says he wishes to leave his slick hair to Clar- ence Greer. Theodore Vanos leaves his baby face to Nellie McGee. Vincent Jorgensen, fthe bunion derby runnerj, Wills his shoes to Robert San Jose. Richard Ramsey leaves his rock head to Eddie Dunbar. Mildred Parker leave "line of gab" to Nonna Putta. Harrison Holton bequeaths that famous "Harrison's here" to Johnny Marron. Mildred Garvin, the famous hula girl, wills her shake to Helen Koller. Jess Brown wills his Spanish ability to Lena McCarty. Cecil Reedy leaves his art in playing basket ball to Bill Tanner. ' Ted Rafalovich leaves his horse laugh to Mardell Pilgrim. Ann Tompkins donates her art in ballroom dancing to Lyle Jack. Robert Hammond bequeaths his Chinese Ways to Tommy Tanaku. ' Audrey Wilson leaves her teaching ability to Joe Silva. Lee Beach wishes to leave his long legs to George Gligo. Matilda Mardesich leaves her Irish name to Dolly Marron. Virginia McDonald donates her art of playing the piano to Mitchell Mardesich. Kathryn Whittley gives her sober face to Marion Wells. Joseph Hoffman leaves his natural football ability to Ar- thur Siliceo. - Esther Smith leaves her school books to whoever wishes to have them. Arvall Garrett wills his love taps to Alvin Fematt. Eleanor Wilkinson bequeaths her D. A. R. medal earning ability to Doris Hansen. Carl Tempe wills his hard earned "D" to Dick Burlingame. Florence Himel Wills her popularity with the teachers to Eva Oliveri. 29 ,-0 1 Qlllass ibrupberp As a crystal gazer sits and peers into his glass, so is one of the members of the Class of Winter 1930 gazing into his and seeing into the future fifteen years hence. Upon the surface of this glass appears the south poleg why, who is that flying in an airplane with his bride at his side? It looks like Lawrence Ley, and sure enough it is. I always thought that he would do some foolish stunt like that-get married, and try to run away from home. But he and his bride, Cby the way, she was Wanona Balyl, seem to be quite happy and expect to see where Byrd lived in a few days. Probably some are wondering where Law- rence picked up his bride. She was found playing the piano in the San Pedro Orpheum. . Here is Vincent Jorgensen. He is still working for the laun- dry and seems to be enjoying life with his wife, who was Inge- borg Nilsen. Their supper consists of milk, puffed wheat, corn- flakes, etc. You know she was a better singer than a cook. Poor Richard Ramsey is still going his rounds as a stamp collector and was found digging out some stamps in the fog, but Officer Walter Cadien wasn't a policeman for nothingg he grabbed him with his strong right arm and threw him'into the wagon. When he arrived at the jail, he found Tommy Hentila playing his violin for the prisoners. This was his charity work to drown his sorrow because his wife, Mary Mellusi, deserted him. The new bank is opened at Eleventh and Gaffey Streets with Teddy Rafalovich as cashier. He was so used to sitting around, you know! I see him reading a complaint filed by jan- itor Carl Tempe saying that ,better mops and more soap are needed. Jack Tuerk is watchman of the bank funds, with his bed upon the president's desk. The grand triumvirate, Florence Meehan, Grace Hagenow, and Doris Jensen, are now advertising agents for the Worth- more Real Estate Company and are recommending that we all buy lots in "Happy Hollow." I notice that the director of the Hollywood Bowl is intro- duced as Miss Zoi Fahler. CShe won't stay Miss ,long.J Music hath charms. Are you willing to pay 355.00 for a seat to watch the newly-appointed leader of the Philharmonic or- chestra, Robert Hammond? He wields a wicked baton at his assistant, Eric Johnson, whose harmonica is a little out of tune with the fifty harps. 30 ,as 4 Harrison Holton, Jack Frishman, Jess Brown, Fred Castag- nola, and Yube Ostoich have just completed a correspondence course in house moving and are now ready to move anything from bungalow 176 to the new Federal Building on the Plaza. Here's more power to them! ' Three graduate nurses may be seen attending to the needs of those injured on the airships operated by Mitchell and Lane Airways Company. These angels of mercy are Marie Forsstrom, Ruth Pugh, and Marjorie Carr. Three of our greatest scholars thought their brains could be used for something better than remodeling schools, so they decided to work in a fish cannery that has named its three boats after them, Josephine Huff, Marybelle O'Dea, and Alice Robertson. . It will interest you to know that Doris Rockwell is now play- ing the part of a boy in "The Kid's Home." Don't forget to see itg you will also recognize William Bullock playing the part of a colored porter. The greatest dancer in this show is Miss Eliza- beth Baly, who is a rival of the Russian Pavlowa. The farmer in the play, you will notice, is Billy Melville. We seem to be most fortunate because in the President's cabinet I see two of the Winter Class of 19303 one, Dennis Eco- nomedes, who holds the office of Secretary of the Bureau for the Care of Wild Animals, while the other, Evan Williams, is Secre- tary of Education. John Pollock has accepted the position as President of Stan- ford University. In his inaugural address these words were broadcast from the great station DANA: "I accept this honor, knowing that knowledge is power. I firmly believe in a higher education for the boys and girls of this great continent." Marjorie Belasco now has complete charge of the Belasco transfer company with offices in every large city in the world. Alice Sawyer is in charge of the office in Rome, and Erma Wal- Strom is in charge of the office in Hong Kong. They have a re- union every year in Watts. The Red Stack Company is fortunate in having as its senior pilot, Norman Kelly, who navigates the well-known skiff, "Penurious." He sometimes has Jack Baker to assist him. And here I see a circus. The funniest clown of all is none other than Ord Shoults. You mustn't miss seeing the monkey trainer, Carl Metzger, who claims to have "the missing link." The greatest finger waver on the West Coast, Walter Win- ter, has opened a beauty shop in the basement of the city hall. Audrey Wilson is queen in a one-room country school house. She insists that every child pattern himself after the "Spirit of Dana." 1 I The crystal is now becoming so cloudy I can see only the words, "Steer a straight course," Winter Class of 1930. W 31 - ,Q l Cltummittees A9 CLASS COMMITTEES The Winter Class of 1930 chose several live committees to plan and carry out various phases of the class activities. These committees were the Entertainment Committeeg the Party Com- mittee, the Class Gift Committee, the Graduation Program Com- mittee, and the Dana Log Staff. ENTERTAINMENT COMMITTEE This Committee consisted of Marjorie Belasco, Chairmang Mildred Parker, Alice Sawyer, Roy Ritche, and Vincent Jorgen- sen. The duties of this committee were to plan some sort of entertainment each week for the A9's. These entertainments were enjoyed by all. ' PARTY 'COMMITTEE The party committee, under the supervision of Mrs. Genetha Alexander, prepared a very delightful party that was held on Wednesday afternoon of graduation week. A program of games, and dancing furnished the entertainment for the after- noon. The committee consisted of Eric Johnson, chairmang Erma Walstrom, Mildred Garvin, John Pollock, and Jack Tuerk. GIFT COMMITTEE The committee which was to plan the class gift was spon- sored by Mr. Clarence Halfpenny. The officers of the class served on this committee. The class gift had not been fully decided upon when this book went to the press but it was rumored that it might be an evergreen tree. GRADUATION COMMITTEE This committee met with Mr. Porter and Miss Whittlesey to discuss the problems of graduation. The songs and other numbers were chosen by this committee. The committee de- cided that the graduation apparel should be uniform black and white. The committee consisted of the officers of the class- William Deans, Walter Cadien, Yube Ostoich, and Wanona Baly-and three additional class members, Elizabeth Baly, Wini- fred Matalich, and Leona Phebus. THE DANA LOG STAFF The Dana Log Staff has been given space in another part of this publication. 32 bnhnnl ft Ad btuhent Entry Qwfiuers Admiral of Pilots Vice-admiral ----------- Rear admiral - Secretary - - President of Commanders - - - Vice-President of Commanders - - Secretary of Commanders - - - Lieutenant of Safety Committee ----- Robert San Jose Erma Walstrom Ted Rafalovich Helen Ascencio Louie Patalano Marie Forsstrom - Cecil Metzger Steven Podesta Sergeant of Safety Committee ------ Eleanor Hyatt President of Ninth Grade Thrift Committee - Mary Scarcello President of Eighth Grade Thrift Committee - Edwin Harvey President of Seventh Grade Thrift Committee, Casilda Andrade .J y tb., ygfslww WW ea 1' r--X, , 1' s. I I . l Glaze Qtluh anh Grnbestra The Boys' Glee Club was composed of fifteen boys. They have sung for assemblies and P.-T. A. programs. Once a week they have programs for their own amusement. The president is Robert San Joseg vice-president, Vincent Jorgenseng secre- tary, Toni Trani. The Girls' Glee Club has twenty-six members. President, Virginia McDonaldg vice-president, Ellen McMurtrieg secre- tary, Wanona Meeg librarian, Nona Putta. The Girls' Glee Club staged a program called "Gypsy Trail." They were all in the gypsy costumes. The Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs staged an operetta called, "Christmas VVith the Old Woman Who Lived in the Shoe." ' The orchestra has twenty-six boys and girls. Tommy Hen-' tila is acting concert master. The orchestra is made up of seven violins, two flutes, piano, three trumpets, trombone, three saxo- phones, five clarinets, and a drum set. 35 ' A-hd-Alla-o-s , l 4 1 l Quhitnrium The auditorium and stage of the Dana Junior High is con- sidered one of the most beautiful and perfectly equipped in the city school system. Artistically it is a joy forever with its dig- nified spaciousness, its gracious curve of balcony, its beautiful proportion of tall windows, richly hung with a warm red velour. Friezes, frescoes, and medallions in soft related values, carry out in design the marine idea which is emphasized in Dana Junior High. Five beautiful pierced brass chandeliers, using the sea horse as a motif, provide perfect lighting arrangement. The fifty-foot stage is adequately fitted for any ambitious production, it being complete with storage space, working space, and two generous dressing rooms. x . 36 L Qrcahe Someone has said: "At the end of the road there is happi- ness," so it is with Dana. Standing as it does at the end of Fifteenth Street, it presents a striking combination of a Spanish villa and a modern office. As one enters the attractive foyer his attention is attracted to the left wall, by a map of San Pedro Bay District in 1834, done in colored tiles. Directly opposite is a ship, the emblem of the school, also in colored tiles. Three stucco pillarsi of Corinthian design dominate the steps just above the spacious lobby. To the rear of these is the auditorium, which is the center of all social activities. Toward the rear of the building are two arcades of Span- ish architecture, bordering the two patios of lawn and shrubbery. The school has a total of thirty-eight classrooms and shops. Entirelydetached from the main building are six classroom bungalows. As a whole, Dana presents a pleasing appearance. As the school song says, "Dana surely looks good to me." 37 44 iiihrarp The Dana library opened for circulation in March 1928. It is located in the center of the third floor. The artistic interior of light brown fading into soft dark brown on the Walls is beautiful and makes the library atmosphere cheerful and outstanding among those of the Los Angeles district. During these two years, one thousand four hundred vol- umes were accumulatedg beside these, creditable magazines, pamphlets, and picture files were easily reached by any boy or girl. There are many interesting volumes in scientific and me- chanical works and ancient histories, all of which are books that teach instead of merely entertaining. Miss Brilla May Lloyd, the librarian, working With student assistants, endeavored to make the library the center of activity in the school and was justly proud of its progress in this direc- tion. 38 ,ah 4 Qiiafeteria The' Dana Cafeteria is one of the finest in the city school district. It has every convenience for the enjoyment of cook- ing. Mrs. Chadwick supervised the cafeteria, and Miss Lin- denberger superintended the cooking, done by two trained cooks, Mrs. Jensen and Mrs. Evans. The salads, desserts, sand- wiches, and the preparation of the counters were done by the girls' cooking classes each day. The menu was planned before- hand and every effort was made to give a balanced diet to the students. Twelve girls served from five to six hundred students every day. The kitchen crew was a group of ten boys who washed and dried the trays and dishes. An outside counter was maintained. It served hot and cold sandwiches, plate lunches, and drinks for the students who brought their lunches. The faculty had a separate dining room, but were served the same food and in the same manner as the students. ' 39 fs .4 H Qpnrts GIRLS' SPORTS In February, 1928, Richard Henry Dana Junior High School physical education department opened with B7, A7, and B8 classes and one teacher, Miss Adelene Ponti, now Mrs. McCarty. New members added to the staff have been Mrs. Marguerite Suiter, physical education teacher, in September 19283 and Mrs. Winifred Hight, corrective physical education teacher, in February 1929. Seasonal sports at Dana were hit pin baseball, volley ball, basket ball, and indoor baseball. Archery was reserved for the corrective department. Every girl in each class was chosen on a team, and scheduled games were played. The period winners then competed for school championship. The championship team earned seventy-five points each, di- vision Winner sixty points each. grade winner fifty points each, period winner twenty-five points each, team captains, squad leaders, and monitors each ten points. Points were also earned by gains in nutrition and marked improvement in correctives. The following were members of the Dynamite 12 Volley Ball team, the school champions last semester: Captain Niga Kovalovsky, Margaret Martinez, Esther Selin, Lucille Costa, Hope Wilson, Ruth Sanchez, Thelma Wheelwright, Frances Luna, Taimie Higgs, Gwendolyn Stapley, Lucille Malone, and Martha Espinosa. , New teams were chosen, they played hit pin baseball. ' Volley Ball Volley ball championship for 1929 was won by the A8 Dynamites. Their team work was splendid. The Dana Slicers, B9 students, also showed some peppy work. "We," seventh grade students, won the afternoon championship though they lost to the Dynamites. Hit Pin Baseball Hit pin baseball was played the last five weeks. It is a combination of soccer and baseball. All the girls showed great enthusiasm for this combination. Quick thinking and alertness are a necessity in this sport. 40 A -1 February 1928 After the opening of school, the boys started to play indoor games. There were two leagues, the major and minor. Home- room Eleven won the major league championship. Homeroom Fourteen won the minor league championship. Homeroom Eleven defeated Fourteen in two successive games for the school championship. September 1928 The opening of basketball at Dana sent homerooms through stiff workouts. Practice games were played before the schedule started. Homeroom Eleven won class C championship. Home- room Fourteen won class D championship. The play-off for the school championship was won by Homeroom Eleven. February 1929 The second semester was indoor season. There were many practice games. The school championship was won by Home- room Eleven of class C. In class D the championship was won by Homeroom Fourteen. Class E was won by Fifteen, and class F by 176. Homeroom Eleven won three school championships and Homeroom Fourteen won three class D championships. September 1929 Homerooms played many practice games. For class C two teams only competedg they were 171 and eleven. Homeroom 171 won class C championshipg class D championship was won by 153g school championship was won by 153. The First Dana Lettermen The first letters were given at the end of first semes- ter. There were only seven boys who received letters. Ted Rafalovich was high man with 316 points. The following is a list of those lettermen and the number of points they earned: 'Ted Rafalovich .......................................,., 316 M. C. Shirley ......... -. 243 Jack Tuerk ........ ..., 2 32 Fred Padula ...... .... 2 26 Yube Ostoich ....... ,,., 1 97 Carl Tempe ......... .... 1 77 Robert San Jose ...... .,.. 1 76 Joe Kordich ......... ...... . .... 1 75 41 S 4 I MEN'S FACULTY SPORTS The men's athletics started with the opening of the SCh00l- The volley ball league found them unprepared. Withoiit hav- ing had any practice they entered the league, and took last place. The indoor baseball team also started the league without any practice. They lost the first three games and then rallied winning six straight games. The end of the league found them tied for second place. Their captain says, "If we had had two practice games we would have won the first three league games." This season's volley ball was organized into two teams. These teams were to be seen at noon practicing on the court erected on the stage. The score when this book went to press stood: First team won five, lost oneg second team won one, lost fl? FACULTY WOMEN'S SPORTS Dana Faculty women found time for and enjoyed tennis, volley ball, and indoor baseball. Games of volley ball and base- ball were played with student teams. five. Of the two tennis tournaments held, both victories were won only after playing several close matches. Last semester the faculty women organized themselves into a baseball team and challenged the girls' championship team, The Pedro Sports. The girls, however, proved themselves real champions and defeated the faculty with a good score. The Net-skim-oes and the Biff-a-loes practised after each faculty meeting, hoping to defeat the volley ball championship team. The Dynamite 12's had no easy time winning as may be seen by the close score of 11 to 15. Mr. Porter, the principal, officiated in both games to the satisfaction of the critical rooting section. 42 ,1- l Qllluhs 'V' QUID NUNC President, Mardelle Pilgrim, secretary, Irma Koskelag sponsor, Mrs. Vera Troester. ' The Quid Nunc Cwhat nowj Club is an organization of stu- dents who meet for the purpose of keeping up with science, and for social intercourse. FLEUR DE LIS CLUB President, Nona Puttag vice-president, Dorothy Berming- hamg secretary, Mary Lou Salleeg sponsor, Mrs. Margaret McGiff. The club learns French expressions and songs, and customs and history of France. GIRL SCOUTS Patrol leader, Lois Walst1'omg treasurer, Leah McDaniel, color bearer, Ethel Marrong captain, Miss Haynes. Girl Scouts learned to cook, build fires, and many other things. Nature Study was also taken up. In these meetings the pledge to the flag was made, and Girl Scout promises and laws given. DANA EMBROIDERY CLUB President, Louise Perry, sponsor, Miss Margaret Bell. There were twenty-four members in this club. They worked on Christmas gifts. EMBROIDERY CLUB President, Dorothy Mooney, secretary, May Prince, spon- sor, Mrs. Neva Fabian. A group of twenty-four girls were engaged in making any sort of needle work which interested them. Pillow tops, bureau covers and luncheon sets were most in favor. 1 43 . A in .CHRISTMAS CLUB ' President, Mary Thomas, vice-president, Rosie Espositog secretary, Vera Smithg sponsor, Mrs. Loretta Alguire. Some of the things that were made were purses, cleanser can covers, and underwear. The purpose of this club was to make things for Christmas. LA TERTULIA President, Josephine Lopez, vice-president, Bruce Mc- Daniel, secretary, Carl Thuling sponsor, Miss Helen Sherman. The first undertakings of the Spanish Club, La Tertulia, were the making and solving of Spanish cross-word puzzles, and the reading of the Spanish comic sheet. Two of the plays produced in this club were written by members. ARCHERY CLUB President, Elvin Femattg sponsor, Mrs. Winifred Height. The Archery Club was introduced for the first time this semester. It has been limited to a membership of nineteen because of lack of equipment. Hobert Hodson and Elvin Fematt were recognized as Miss Hight's assistants. STAGE CLUB Assistant stage managers, Bud Hollis and John Reeseg electrician, Jack Burchg curtain manager, M. C. Shirleyg spon- sor, Mr. James Dinwiddie. The Stage Club took entire care of the stage. All of the stage work for assemblies, plays, and outside entertainments was done by the stage crew. DANA LIBRARIAN'S CLUB Sponsor, Miss Brilla May Lloyd. The Librarian Club studied and discussed the question of good and bad literature and problems of library management. When clubs visited the library, the Dana Librarians gave them any assistance they needed. LUCKY SEVEN SYNCOPATORS Leader, Tommy Hentilag sponsor, Miss Maude Ball. The Jazz Orchestra was organized in April, 1929, by Tommy Hentila and Travis Belcher. After that time they played for numerous assemblies and dances, outside of school. ' 44 e ,Q -1 GIRLS' SWIMMING CLUB Sponsors, Mrs. Marie Ryan and Mrs. Edith Campbell. Every Monday the sponsors took the girls to the Anderson Memorial Plunge. The club was divided into two groups, the be- ginners, and the advanced swimmers. ' - SUNSHINE 'CLUB Sponsor, Miss Elsie Johnson. The Sunshine Club tried to bring sunshine and happiness to those who were sick or physically handicapped. They made doll houses which were given to children at the orphanage. GIRIL RESERVES ' President, Dorothy Oster, secretary, Fern Albertsong spon- sor, Mrs. Genetha Alexander. The Girl Reserves of the Junior High School cooperate with the Y. W. C. A. in its nation-wide attempt to develop all-around girls. The girls presented "Fire Spirits" at the Y. W. C. A. and for the school. . STAMP CLUB President, David Reynoldsg vice-president, Marjorie Carr, secretary, Roy Whitelowg treasurer, Margaret Davidsong spon- sor, Mr. Clarence Halfpenny. , The Stamp Club studied the history of Germany through the use of postage stamps from that country. In the recent Stamp Exhibition at Exposition Park, nine of the members of the stamp club won prizes. UNITED STATES HISTORY CLUB President, Edward Raffertyg vice-president, Francisco Vil- legasg secretary, Lynndel Moore, sponsor, Miss Alice Smith. The United States History Club was composed of B8 boys. They read and told stories about United States History. Some- times they went to the library and readhistorical stories. BOYS' SWIMMING CLUB Sponsor, Mr. Charles Sutcliff. A The boys' Swimming Club tried to teach every ninth grade boy how to swim before he left Junior High. The boys met every Monday afternoon from 2:23 to 3:30 at the Y. M. C. A. plunge. 45 STORY ILLUSTRATION 'CLUB President, Floyd Hanson, secretary, Lucille Crydermang sponsor, Mrs. Henrietta Bulpitt. The Story Illustration Club was for students who were es- pecially interested in art. They studied the modern illustration for stories and illustrated a few. They did some free hand paintings. DRAMATIC CLUB ' President, Thelma Stevenson, vice-president, Vanita Mitch- ellg secretary, Irene Huff 3 treasurer, Marjory Harrisg sponsor Miss Guio. This club not only practiced for plays, but they read and discussed different dialogues, monologues, and pantomimes. The play "The Five Ghosts" was given by this club at Hal- lowe'en. 1 CLAY MODELING CLUB President, La Wanda Dunn, vice-president, Evelyn Barnesg secretary-treasurer, Vivian Jungfermang sponsor, Miss Roberta May Baily. ' Members made animal figures to be used as paper weights, book ends, and trays. These were designed first and then worked out in clay. They were painted and then shellacked to give the effect of a glazed surface. AIR CRAFT CLUB President, James Courtneyg vice-president, Bill Guidingerg secretary, Mancel Langford, sponsor, Mr. Donald Larwood. There were two four-and-one-half foot propellors brought to club by a member, as were other models of airplanes. Those unable to bring models brought current events on modern aviation. V A9-4 DRAMATIC CLUB President, Walter Cadieng vice-president, Doris Rockwell: secretary, Robert Hammondg sponsor, Mrs. Woodard CMiss Mabel H. Millerj. - The A9-4 home room, having put on a few plays, organized a dramatic club. Among the plays given were Dickens' Christ- mas Carol, and Billy's Mishap. .16 ,J ' 4 ' THE MASKERS President, Zoi Fahlerg vice-president, Vincent Jorgenseng secretary-treasurer, Erma Walstromg sponsor, Miss Foster. This dramatic club staged the A9 class play, "Seventeen," by Booth Tarkington. The play was double cast. . OFFICE PRACTICE CLUB General manager, Dorothy Malmgreng sec1'etary, Eleanor Wilkinson, sponsor, Mrs. Maude S. Miller. The Office Practice Club was sponsored for the second time this semester. The club was small but put forth its best effort to fulfill its purpose, which is to be do typing and mimeograph- ing for members of the faculty and the office. Many tests were mimeographed for teachers. PUBLIC SPEAKING President, Louise Carter, vice-president, David Nation, sec- retary-treasurer, Bill Tanner, sponsor, Mr. Nicholas Zorotovich. This club has been studying debating and public speaking for the past semester. BEAD WORK CLUB President, Virginia Grant, vice-president, Marion Mattson, secretary, Lola Bergerg sponsor, Miss Alice Phillipson and Miss Gertrude Sengbush. Some of the things made by this club were flowers, neck- laces, purses, mats, and jeweled and rhinestone necklaces. DANA CAMERA CLUB President, Jim Edingerg secretary, Isabell Braddockg treas- urer, Shigeru Nittag sponsor, Mr. Johnson. y Membership in a school club proves to be a valuable asset to the student who takes advantage of its opportunities. This is especially true of photography with its varied field, which may later develop into a pleasant and profitable business. I Museum CLUB President, Carl Metzger, secretary, Jean McAllister, spon- sor, Mr. Clement Smith. The Museum Club was organized for the purpose of collect- ing, classifying, and exhibiting articles of interest to the stu- dents. They gzollected many specimens. 47 . '14 GIRLS' ATHLETIC CLUB President, Nellie McGee, vice-president, Minnie Zuanichg manager, Ruth Spiers. The first Monday of each month was devoted to a business meeting. Scheduled games of season sports were played dur- ing the other club periods. Points were earned for various ac- complishments. - FREEHAND SKETCHING CLUB Sponsor, Mr. Norman Hines. The aim of this club was the study of good composition and arrangements of group pictures. Members studied perspec- tives in pictures of different character. B7 GUIDANCE CLUB Faculty chairman, Mr. Glen Donnally. In this club the B'7's learned the rules, creed, motto and songs of Richard Henry Dana Junior High. At some of the meet- ings there were programs prepared for them by their advisers. SOCIAL ETHICS CLUB President, Dorothy Prendle 5 vice-president, Dorothy Ing- hamg secretary, Geraldine Bakotichg sponsor, Mrs. Lillian Evans Maxwell. , The purpose of this club was to better one's self in etiquette, learn to plan parties in the correct way, and other such things. BEAUTY CULTURE CLUB Sponsor, Mrs. Jessie Rogerson. Beauty culture does not concern solely the face and body, but a great many things concerning one's self and others. A young beauty culturist came and gave the club some talks on the subject. ' EMBROIDERY CLUB President, Anita Hollandg vice-president, Evaline Quiliane g secretary, Liberty Puglieseg sponsor, Miss Esther Southam. In this club there were about thirty girls. They made Christmas presents. 48 ,J 1 , REFEREE CLUB Sponsor, Mr. Lester Wasserberger. The Referee Club was a group in which the boys were taught to referee the different sports which were played in the school. The rules of each sport were studied and an explana- tion of each rule was given. ' ' TENNIS CLUB Sponsor, Mr. Louis Wheeler. The San Pedro High school cooperated by letting this club use its two courts. Fundamentals of tennis, such as the various strokes and serves, as well as the rules, were discussed and practiced. Some rules governing tournament procedure, singles and doubles, were explained. AERONAUTIC CLUB Robert Mevert, chairman, Bernard Fowle, assistant chair- mang Mr. Virgil Tappe, sponsor. The Aeronautic Club made a study of aviation in its more advanced forms, and the opportunities it has to offer a young man. The instruments used in the control of airplanes were explained and discussed. Often, individual members brought in galuable items on incidents which were of interest to the c u . ATHENIAN CLUB QQ MXQ Kr? Josephine Huff, president, Richard Park, vice-presidentg John Tomich, secretary, Alice Robertson, historiang William Deans, parliamentariang Miss Edna Mayhew, sponsor. The Athenian Club is an honor society organized for the purpose of promoting the scholarship and welfare of the school. The motto of this club is "Through difficulties to heights." GARIDEN CLUB Kenneth Relstab, presidentg Charlie Dever, secretary, Mr. Frederic Banta, sponsor. The Garden Club's main objective was to increase the members" knowledge, and activity in home plantings of flower or vegetable gardens, or landscaping. The club meetings served as a place for comparison of ideas and for an opportunity to learn new 'methods in gardening. 49 2' .- iluhes ann literature 'NV A SECRET There are secrets in the air, I know, because I feel them there. The Woodland folk are running to and fro, The flowers their sweet faces want to show. I know I could have guessed, For there was Mr. Robin in his nestg The merry brook was running along Singing its bubbling, gurgling song. I heard an echo somewhere sing The glad tidings, "This is spring." I felt it come so near to me But still I wondered "What could it be ?" -Niga Kovalovsky, A8 THE LITTLE MINISTER Author: J. M. Barrie The intense love the little minister had for Babbie and for his church are the main themes of the story. I thought Babbie was a gypsy until the end of the story, when I found she was a lady, and this mystery kept me interested until the last page of the book. There were many interesting characters in the story. A very important one was a drunkard, Roy, whom the minister converted and who later saved the minister's life. Other interesting characters were the school teacher who told the story, and the little minister's mother with whom the school teacher was in love. There were several wonderful descriptions in the story, the climax being the flood, which was so real that I felt as though I were going through the experience with the characters. It is a book I would recommend to any ninth grade boy or girl. ' -Elizabeth Baly, A9. 50 4 With Apologies to the Home .Economics Department Give me a spoon of oleo, Ma, And the sodium alkali, For I'm going to make a pie, Mamag I'm going to make a pie. For Dad will be tired and hungry, Ma, And his tissues will decomposeg So give me a gram of phosphate With the carbon the cellulose. No, give me a chunk of casean, Ma, To shorten the therunie fat, And give me the oxygen bottle, Ma, And look at the thermostat. And if the electric oven is cold V Just turn it on half an ohm, For I want to have supper ready As soon as Dad comes home. -Contributed by a Teacher. Bug'-house Fables 1. On a nice day-Mr. Wasserburger: "No stripping to- day, boys." 2. School will close at noon every Friday next semester so the boys and girls may attend the high school athletic contests. 3. Mr. Wheeler always takes a dog to class with him to keep him company. 4. Robert San Jose has been dropped from school because of lack of cooperation. 5. Mr. Halfpenny won the 100 yard dash in the Olympic Games of 1924. ' 6. Mr. Donnally is the chess champion of the middle-west. The pencil has made, a number of pointed remarks about the sponge being soaked all day and the waste-basket being full. The scissors are cutting up and the paper-weight is trying to hold them down, while the mucilage is sticking around to see that the stamps get a good licking. The ink's well but appears to be blueg the bill is stuck in the file and the calendar expects to get a month off. The blotter has been taking it all in. Harry Louis: Mr. Smith, what would happen if I died be- fore the Annual was out? Who'd get my four-bits worth? - Mr. Smith: Oh, don't worry, Harry, Pd just wrap your annual up in four-bits worth of asbestos and forward it to you. 51 1 ' Home Room Drama Characters: Home Room Teacher-Mr. Smith. Habitual Tardy--Lyle Jack. Habitual Near-Tardy-Harry Louis. Students. Time: Tardy Bell. Habitual Tardy-On time for a change, sitting in a front seat. Habitual Near-Tardy-Enters as the bell rings. H. R. Teacher: I dreamed last night, that the Judgment Day had arrived, and that I had gone to Heaven. fLoud Laugh- terl. I was at the gate, checking in our home room, so that none would be left out. Just as Gabriel sounded his trumpet, Habitual Tardy came through the closing gate. As the entrance closed, up came Habitual Near-Tardy. I pleaded, but it was too late-the gate was closed forever. Voice from Students: "Send him below for his tardy slip." CCurtainJ A history test we've often longed for: 1. Where was the battle of Saratoga fought? 2. Of what nationality was the French general, Lafayette ? 3. Give one important event of 1492. ' 4. After what famous general was Washington named ? A Scotchman moved to Mexico so that he could live on frijoles, CFree Holiesl. CThis was contributed by a person of Scotch extraction.J ----- Ist B7 Boy: Cboastinglyj My dad gives me 25c every day for being good! A 2nd B7 Boy: Huh! Baby, being paid for being good. My Dad don't give me nuthin'. I'm good for nuthin'. ' FROM A TEST PAPER A straight line drawn from one side of a circle to the other through the center is called the diaphram. The distance from the center of a circle to its circumfer- ence is called the radium. ' CFrom a letterj-and when I grow up, I would like to be a typewriter. . Leslie Esposito: 1 explaining a diagram at the boardl "Now watch the board and I'll go through it." Mrs. Hammond: The Indians, you know, scalped their victims by first seizing the hair and the top of the head and . . . Jean Masterson: Cinterruptingl But, Mrs. Hammond, how would they begin on a bald-headed man? ' 52 1 Zheliehe ilt ur nt! Name Betty Campbell Grace Hagenaw Elizabeth Baly Josephine Huff Erma Walstrum Luddie Lane Zoi Fahler Kenneth Moon Fred Padula Corwin Wilson M. C. Shirley Teddy Rafalovich Jack Tuerk Mildred Garvin Audrey Wilson Leona Phebus Juanita Dillon Louise Kordich Ada Brandelli Marie Forsstrom Nathalie Aluevich Lily Beth Halstead Katherin Whittley Dorothy Malmgren Lester Bottoms Eric Johnson Ord Shoults James Edinger Leonard Johnson Phyllis Adamson Marjorie Belasco Wanona Baly Doris Jensen Margaret Donaher Doris Helen Rockwell Virginia McDonald Walter Cadien Lawrence Ley John Pollock Walter Winter Jack Baker Jess Brown Tommy Hentila Robert Hammond Known As herself Hagenuts Lizzie Joe Warmy Laddie Half Pint Sun Fred Corky Bugs Black Crow Jackie Mildred Audeir Onie Juanita unknown ? HMeH Nathalie Beth Kate Dot Les Earache Ord Jim Swede Phil Marg Nona Dode Margie Doris Helen Mac Walt Bird Legs Johnnie unknown Baker Red" Tom Chink 'V Made Famous By Will Become swimming her feet acting boys singing chatter size son Fred that name baseball his nose pitching dancing figure sewing not much unknown 'Z those eyes her Spanish size her tongue height that smile his dumbness history his talk by those ears her hrogue her curls her drawings her freckles silence Doris Helen people dramatics his technique his strength stage directing 'r his laziness his nose fiddle his work 53 dish washer truck driver side show actress hash slinger lion tamer garbage collector dictationist HPOPU Fred dress maker HDOCDQ horse doctor horse shoe pitcher wise cracker art model dressmaker hair dresser unknown ? delicatessen clerk shop girl chorus girl lecturer weather woman taxi driver professor man killer orator ear 'specialist housewife popular artist tailor's model jazz singer Mrs. Cadien dressmaker her husband prize fighter love doctor director poet fiddler handsome farmer eirnmfi 13.,.Mzc A ee 1 p I 1 , ..-' f ff, X,,1 C.. .,- ff ' V-' f ,K , W ,I I 7,7 N ,., .3 1 ,.-,.,. - gh. , -,Y-A K' y""4 .L A jf 7 uv . 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