Downingtown High School - Our Year Cuckoo Yearbook (Downingtown, PA)

 - Class of 1922

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30 THE CUCKOO enforce the National Prohibition Amendments are too drastic. Affirmative, Horace Carpenter, Florence Lewes; negative, Eugene Foster sub. Alton Connell, Mary Sener. The Judges decided in favor of the negative and the house in favor of the negative. General Debate. Selection.. High School Orchestra Freshmen Sentiment Roll Call. Vocal Solo.............Ruth FisheT Extempore Speech.......Frank Gee Critic’s Report . Mr. Paul C. Gast Adjournment. The Downing-Wills Literary Society met in regular Session in the High School Auditorium on April 7, 1922. The minutes of the previous meeting was read and approved and the following program was rendered: Number by Girls’ Glee Club. The Resume by Earnest Fitzgerald contained good current and local news. Marion Tweed favored us with a solo which was up to her usual standard. The recitation by Anna Eby was given in a very pleasing manner and showed Anna’s ability along this line. The oration by Vernon Bently was very well given. Debate: Resolved that the Peaceful annexation of Mexico to the United States would be for the best interest of both countries. Affirmative, Marion Davidson, Rocco Donato; negative, Paul Hoffman, Hannah Burnett. The Judges decided in favor of the negative as did the house. The violin solo by Beryl Young was very good. Ethel Magee also entertained us with a recitation. The piano duet by Alice Dolan and Eldred Dunn was up to their usual standard. Critic’s Report, by Mr. P. C. Gast was helpful and instructive. The reading of the next program was followed by adjournment. JUNIOR-SENIOR RECEPTION On Friday Evening May 19,1922, the Annual Junior-Senior Reception was held in the Downingtown High School. We were welcomed by the Reception Committee of the Junior Class in the High School building. We then formed in line and proceeded to the Lutheran Church where the Banquet was held. The Church was beautifully decorated and the banquet feast was enjoyed by all after which toasts were given and remarks made by the Juniors and Seniors and the members of the Board of Directors and Faculty respectively. Upon returning to the School a very pleasing entertainment was rendered followed by dancing. The Senior Class takes this opportunity of thanking the Junior Class for a most enjoyable evening.

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THE CUCKOO 29 LITERARY SOCIETY The Downing-Wills Literary Society met in regular session in the High School Auditorium on March 10, 1922 and the minutes of the previous meeting were read, approved and the following program was rendered: Selection...........Boys Glee Club Resume..................Paul Ezrah Vocal Solo Marion Tweed was unable to render her selection on account of illness. Recitation........Margaret Henning Debate Resolved that Newspapers do more harm than good. Affirmative, Emma Hilton, William Mahan; Negative, Gladys Windel, Francis Tweed. The Judges and the house both decided in favor of the negative. Piano Solo Jacob Pactor substituting for Helen Fisher. Senior Sentiment Roll Call. Snapshots...........Charles Hertel The Critics Report Mr. P. C. Gast The program for the next meeting was read and a motion was then carried for adjournment. The Downing-Wills Literary Society met in regular session in the Auditorium of the High School on March 29, 1922. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved and the following program was rendered: Song by the School. The resume by Marian Dague was interesting and contained good current news. The chorus by the Seniors was enjoyed. The book review by Enid Shil-lady was very interesting. The debate: Resolved that the United States should prohibit Immigration for a number of years. Affirmative, Harry Rothos, Gladys Sharp; negative, Earl Drake, Helen Miley. The Judges decided in favor of the negative and the house in favor of the affirmative. Natalie Pollock favored us with a violin solo and responded to an encore. The Junior Sentiment Roll was exceptionally well given. The Freshman boys entertained us with a chorus. The Oration by Ray Sheeler was well given. The Snapshots by George Bousum were very interesting and was especially enjoyed by the students. The Critic’s Report, by Mr. Schmidt was very helpful and instructive as well as interesting. The reading of the next program was followed by adjourment. The Downing-Wills Literary Society met in regular Session in the High School Auditorium on May 10, 1922. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved and the following program was rendered.: Resume......................Attmore Pollock Vocal Solo..................Mildred Barrett Recitation....................Helen Love Saxophone Solo..........Herbert Ash Debate: Resolved that the laws to



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THE CUCKOO 31 SOPHOMORE CLASS PARTY The class of 1924 held a High School Party on Monday evening Mar. 27th, at 8 o’clock for the benefit of their, class. There was a very large attendance including the pupils and the members of the High School Faculty. Also quite a number of the alumni. There were games for those who did not dance. The dancing lasted until 10.30 after which refreshments were served, consisting of cake, punch, ice cream, etc. Every one had a very nice time and we congratulate the Sophomore Class on the manner in which the party was conducted. SENIOR CLASS On Thursday evening May 25, 1922, Miss Marion V. Philips entertained the Class of 1922, and Faculty at her home on Downing Avenue. A most enjoyable evening was spent at cards and games, after which we wrere served with refreshments. We wish to thank Miss Philips for her kind invitation and pleasant evening. Eighth Grade The Advancement Exercises of the Eighth Grade wrill be held in High School Auditorium Tuesday evening June 6th, at 8.15 P. M. A class of forty-eight will be promoted to High School. Rev. Joseph Schubert will deliver the Address. One of the features of the evening will be “The Carnival of Months” presented by members of the class, assisted by children from the Primary grades. The same night the American Legion will award two medals, one to a lx y and the other to a girl of the class" There has been “no room to let” in the Grammar Room this year. Every seat has been occupied. Fifty pupils have been enrolled, one moved away and one of our sixteen year old boys left school to go to wrork. Looking back over the year, it has been a pleasant one. We have worked together in harmony, and have pulled together. While some will not report to High School next year and will engage in other work, our teacher predicts success for us in school activities and scholarship. We look forward with pleasant anticipation. $ ? 8TH GRADE BASEBALL TEAM Catcher..........Lucas Cisarik Pitcher..........Harry Orner First Base...............Percy Miller Second Base......Charles Hayes Third Base.......Wybert Knauer Short Stop.......Paul Tweed Left Field.......Allen Harris Center Field.......Earle Ames Right Field........Albert Schrumpf Manager..........Allen Harris Captain..........Percy Miller

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