Fort Scott High School - Yearbook (Fort Scott, KS)

 - Class of 1916

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V W Qllsiuguu Hymn hunk nfth 'jivtjrutt iqighfrhggj QD 'l dh nmpx 2 'fhepfeniulv Qllass miss Alive 5- qgnrier A iribuie of a feciion and honor, io her, the memory ofw11ose constant good cheer and unfaltering adherence io duly remains as a sacred iegacy io 11er many friends Supervisor of Drawing, 1908 to 1916 gifliss falire 5. igurfer She fnltered none the less In her great task of happinessg Hut moved among her race S'hon'i11g rn glorious morning face. Ilrfmns from happy lznrnan eyes Moved her sonlg morning skies, Books, friends and art's domain Held in her heart a constant reign. v Contents THE SCHOOL Faculty Classes ORGANIZATIONS The Crimson Debating Music Dramatics Athletics Night School School Days THE CRIMSON THE CRIMSON THE CRIMSON H. D. Ramsey ................ Superintendent of City Schools A. Devlin, Principal of the High School. .CiVics, Economics John lWiss-- Katherine A. Pressler lVIiss Lucy Porter ........ Miss Ina Seagrave. .. lNIiss Harriet Gordon. . Miss Ada Kenny .... Mr. VV. M. Land ...... Miss lX4yrtle F. lvoodson. Mr. Rees H. Hughes. lNIiss Josephine Penniman. . . . . Mr. W. A. Wortman. Mr. VV. IV. Bass. . . Miss Lela Golden .... Miss Ina G. Stewart. . . Miss Juliet Snider .... Mr. Dwight Ream. . . Miss Anna Hughes. . . . . Mr. E. IV. Doran.. Mr. Richard A. York .... Miss Anna Brown. .. ........................German .........English . . .Normal, English ..........I.atin . . . .Mathematics ...........History ............lWusic .Agriculture, Botany . . . . . .Domestic Art ............Ioinery . .Chemistry, Physics . . . .Mathematics, General Science . . .Gymnasium, Public Speaking ...........English Gymnasium, History . . .Domestic Science . . . .Commercial . . . .Commercial . . . . .Drawing l 7. M J. THE CRIMSON Seniors RALPH MOORE, President. Fat, sassy, Where 1lQyS bound Is to the circus to he :i clown. BERNICE FOSTER, Vice-President. In English she exceeds the rest, For in pulling "bones" she is quite the best. ERLE SCHUMAKER, Secretary-Treasurer. This athletic young nian, whom We call "Doc," Has il Il'lflSt91'fll1 way when he bosses the dock. EDITH BUCHANAN, Editor-in-Chief of the Crimson. Like an editor she sits at her desk And feels quite superior to any of the rest. FRANK HARPOLD, Business Manager of the Crimson. A young man of honor and business-like Ways Surely will be 21 success ill his future days. THE CR 1 N w IMSON LOWVELL VAN BRUNT. Our athletic "Babe" and past president Who at Illid-teflll left us and to Baker went. IVIAUD BORING. NVith those snappy gray eyes and lovely hair You'1l have to admit she's becomingly fair. ANNA KENNI SON. Dear demure little lass, Every one knows she's got the "class" RUTH IRELAND. VVith eyes of blue :md tresses of gold, She'll never look so very old. ETHEL INIOORE. Some can sing and some can play, But they cauft ln-at ine any day. THE CR IMSON HAROLD POTTER. He's u gentle, meek young lad And to nmet the youth would make anyone glad GRACE WVYATT. One who is quiet, yet withal so nice That we value her friendship at a very high price HELEN CHILDRES S. You'll never catch me over some' boy going crazy Even tho' y0u'11 admit I'm some -daisy. DIARVIN SUD SBERRY. IIe's willing to tackle most any task, But always for it a credit will ask. LOTTIE DICKIMDIEY. I'l1 do ns I do and say what I say, And yon'll hear from me in some future day. THE CR IMSON PAYTON KAYLOR. In pulling 'Kbo11es" he's quite the best 11 And offers to give them without any request, ANNA COMMON S, Sturdy, steadfast, help in need: From fair frivolity always freed. SOPHIA IYILLIAM S. Sophia, we love our lnilsiviml of fume, We are sorry she-'s going: but glad that MARIE EMMERSON. One of our HtBilC'll0I'Su who yet withal llus won 11 mime in basket hall. EDNA GUNSAULLUS. Away up yonder in the world of g1'mles, She's the prima donim of that Stage-. she Came THE CRIMSON CARL BAC I-IBIANN. She's happy, she's jolly, she's gay, Always looking for her little beau SALLIE WVINSBY. ALTA ALBERT. She is specializing in the ll0l'lIlEl,1 So that some day a tezufher she'll CLEONIA TINCI-IER. For some reason or other they call him F Hixn, his vision of studies, never haunts. INIARJORIE JARRETT. UJay.n One who has won us honors galore, Her speaking ability we surely adore. rantz I never like the boys4they all act so queer, You'11 never hear ine culling them 'L'l19211'." course, you see he. THE CR IMSON 13 GLEN FINLEY. Oh Where would our world of wireless telegraphy XVit1ll0llt our g00ll-llfltllfed, 1-4-spectell Finley, be? DAISY OBER, Light of speech-soft of disposition am I, But dare to Vex II19'qjllSt only try! BESSIE LEE. Her 11111119 suggests the general, yon see: But not so with our Bessie Loo. LORETTA BAYLESS. Hep pale blue eyes and shy little Sl1li10 Make her :1 very sweet child. IRENE RAG SDALE. Tall and gracious, not lllllL'll of u walkerg But according to l1'1':1nk, sl1e's il regular talker. THE CRIMSON HOVVARD VVHISLER. Iylll a dandy good fellow, you'1I lmve tc For in many plat-es I manage to tit, MYRTLE YVYATT. She's not noisy like some of the rest, But holds her honors among the best. FAY VVHITESITT. In Latin she glorified for three years, Now hastens to fzwe the world without GLADYS DAVIS. There is 21 Qmile on 11e1' face flnd fi twinkl JOSEPHINE CHITTY. Tho I seein somewhat peculiar at times I'11 some day hear niy own wedding be , . I e That would, for her, make any man die. I admit. fears. in her eye Y 11 chimes. THE CRIMSON HYRST AUS. "Ch0ssy" for tho sity is quitu crazy, His visions of aftor life :urn very hazy. RAE ALLEN. This wwe Winsome yuum.: mnid Of hard work nc-wr was zlfrnid. LII' Y TAY LOR. Merrily lauighing hui' waxy thru life. Nuvor XV02lI'j' of helping: SUlllt'0lll' thru strifc MILDREIJ FORNELISON. You'll iiud hor smiling from day to day. Altho she 11ilSll'lZ :L grunt dc-all to say. 1 Ill LDRED BIELYILL E, Shes il blonde, it is true: Like whom, thorn- :Irv few. x THE CR I M S O N THEODORE ATKINS. T110 you'll have to admit l1Q,S quite 11 ladies man He does for the High School all that he can DIARY PEAKE. Gidcly, giggling, girlish, guy: May be serious some future day. FRANCES SMITH. Ever jolly. ever knowing, Always in for everything going, E LIZABETII YVING. I'n1 very inflopendellt. 1ny tlloughts are But i11 my love anyone nmy sl1:11'e. MADGE BOYER. At school, at pivnics, and 1llC'tll1'0 shows, Always seen powmlering her nose. 1'2l F9 THE CRIMSON 17 RUBY WVELSH. Sh0's fl big brown-eyed teacher whom all will love Well, XVl1e-11 at Diaumml she teaches the youngsters to spell. LPCILE HARRIS. Tc hee, to hi, tn- 110, to 110, Iler lzlupjhing spirits will always overtlow. a D0 ROTII Y ROLAND. lhvrutlly Iflllilllll. 11 Stllilllllt of l'2llllC, lluppy. busy, is malkiug il umm-. l'l:1ss 1l:1y Zlllil lnzlm-:1l:l111'e:1fs'. A1111 :after tlmt C0llllllQl1C4'lllt'1ltQ And tlu-11 our Iligrh Swhool vuurse is 0llll01l. And into thc- world our Sfl'l'llQlll is sent. lint suvh ax fm-cling stirs our deepest hearts Tun full fm' tongrm- or Il4'1lQ XVitl1 lnynl. grrnteful love to I". S. ll. S. XYQ wave farewell. and sary "auf NVt'l1l8l'Sl'llCll.l' THE CRIMSON ADA PITTS. Altho she d06SI1,f speak of it, She's a perfect lady, you must admit TRILBY REDD. Smart and pleaisunt always, But she's not ll bit tall-ways. BEATRICE REEVES. This maid so dainty and up-to-date, Fills her place in very fine state. i . f' 'I '-.-g fa,-5g.,,. 5 , "1"l:,fIif:i1. 'ifififw fsifkr . '5?f4if.',4f':L" . 3, ff ff.-ffl.-' amzv-'f oi Q V-1 -5- X M -Ye' 1 A 9 ..-. , sf! f , -JQPELVCQ, 95w1..f.m- 4 'jiri' . Y 721,153 'i1,.f:: iiffizid-1 Gu '-L 4- . ,vi-451: 54.5,-I-L:-,." 'I'-ifiifigfyy 5 .,'.f.jigf?'f.iff' , 'Fri LQr-.f,iI?1--.- -,. 1'M"f'," U I 5111333553521 ,:5A"?' 'ul':'.5"- - '- a.-,.-- N 1. ..q.:j:.:,-QL, T I-I E C R I M S O N PGS? GRAQUATHS THE CRIMSON THE CRIMSON J asa Albert Cheney .. ......... President Lewis Welch . . . ....... Vice-President Gaynell Shaver . . . . . Secretary-Treasurer Abington, Voyla Ahrens, Elma Allen, Freda Anderson, Veneta Armstrong, Lola Aus, Madeline Bahney, Florence Ball, Cocha Barton, Leanna Bonesteel, Esther Boone, Violet Cox, Gleseanor David, Nettie Duncan, Pauline Ebersole, Alice Finley, Helen Frasure, Ursa Fundenburger, Sarah Arnold, Vernon Austin, Raymond Cassell, Walter Cheney, Albert Cochran, Kenneth Daly, Thomas Davee, Roy Davis, Worth Dinklage, Kenneth Frary, John Gardner, Will Glaze, Helen Goodrick, Rosa Gordon, Hazel Gross, Ruth Haller, Addie Hare, Gertrude Harley, LaVerne Hunsicker, Myrtle Jaquay, Anna Johnson, Jessie Kaufman, Virgie Ketter, Ethel McBratney, Loa McClure, Stella Munshower, Lilian Nelson, Mamie Noel, Ruth Hawthorne, Fred Hudson, Bannus Huff, Hubert McCann, John Marshall, Marion Mitchell, Harold Moody, Ernest Morehead, Harvard Morton, Fred Powell, Marion Power, Verne Ober, Ruby Parker, Leona Parrish, Audrey Pellett, Verna Shaver, Gayneel Sievert, Mazie Spafford, Irene Strong, Frances Sullivan, Mercedes Umstead, Ruby Wade, Lena VVagner, Mamie Wallace, Vera Weddle, Mae Wlilliams, Dorothy Woghan, Bertha Woodard, Marie Roberts, Gola Scott, Herbert Spencer, Harry Springer, Raymond Thogmartin, Leo Todd, Malcolm Ward, Neil VVelch, Lewis Woodward, Leland Zook, Albert THE CRIMSON SS Zia QC 2? H2539 he Qcaphw T THE CRIMSON George Hanes . . . . . ........ President Alice Bacon ........ ......... V ice-President Pauline Newman . . . . . . Secretary-Treasurer Anderson, Nellie Armstrong, Goldie Bachmann, Bertha Bacon, Alice Boring, Inez Brown, Bessie Brown, Lorena Brundidge, Thelma Bryant, Ruth Buford, Inez Buford, Lucretia Cleland, Bessie Cochran, Doris Coe, Josephine Commons, Bernice Crane, Jennie Davis, Hazel Dixon, Janet Easley, Lelia Ambler, Clem Bainum, George Berger, Edward Bird, Asa. Briggs, Philip Britton, Walter Bruner, Harry Calhoun, Donald Cassell, George Chitty, Clifford Cobb, Glenn Croft, Merle Culbertson, Kinley Dixon, Frank Dougherty, Ralph Drake, Ralph Fields, Raymond Fouts, Roy Ellis, Bertha Erwin, Marguerite Faulkner, Sallie Fleming, Irene Frary, Agnes Gard, Ruth Gardner, Linda Gauggel, Helen Henley, Lela Higgins, Helen Lauber, Lauella Leffler, Kathleen Luke, Beulah Lloyd, Grace McCreedy, Mabel Martin, Thelma Melton, Gladys Miller, Gladine Moody, Rosella Foy, Frank Frease, Fred Gates, Chester Hall, Esdon Hanes, George Holstien, Mack Hoy, Otto Irvine, Houston Jedkins, Rollo Ketner, Lester Louderback, Ivan Lyon, Thomas McGrew, Harry Nance, Harold O'Connor, Elmer O'Connor, VVill Parks, Andrew Parks, Clemmio Moore, Helen Neal, Olive Newman, Pauline Noel, Rosamond Nowland, Vida Patterson, Rowena Pitts, Lucile Roberts, Sara Rodert, Mary Runkle, Alma Scott, Hazel Scott, Ina. Simmons, Dorothy Wade, Cora Wharton, Maridel White, Catherine Winter, Emma Winter, May Pellett, Archie Reynolds, Earl Reynolds, Earnest Rodecker, Alvin Sampson, Harry Sanborn, Horner Stacy, Clarence Story, Edward Stout, Howard Tallman, Thomas Tewell, Warren Thomas, Roscoe Tucker, Chas. Waldo, Robert Watt, Raymond Watts, Loy Wing, Albert Womble, Earnest THE CRIMSON Allen, Mildred I THE CRIMSON Lyg 6515 "VID 'J' 61' pl fm, W H17 1 'Wi ffmfi Q Cl a Avery Fouts . . . ......... President Awin Travis ..... ....... V ice-President Margery Perkins . . . . . Secretary-Treasurer Faulkner, Elaine McClain, Weta Freeborough, Ellen McGraw, Mary Austin, Katie Bainum, Ruth Ball, Gladys Batey, Ollie May Bayless, Marie Boring, Gladys Bowie, Mary Brodbeck, Brooke Cunningham, Irene Davis, Waneda Devine, Alma Einhellig, Cecelia Emerson, Gladys Emert, Mildred Allen, Kenneth Baker, Carroll Blubaugh, Ivan Buford, Maceo Chumlea, Leo Cross, Bryan Dickmann, Frederic Einh.ellig, Charles Flemming, Minor Fouts, Avery Gross, Howard Hahn, Harold Hammer, Orville Harley, Paul Harless, John Harker, Ivan Harrar, Clyde Gosser, Myrtle Hamlin, Ethelyn Higbee, Lois Holstein, Lorena Hopkins, Margaret Hull, Belva Kinzie, Nellie Kipp, Dorothy Klene, Phyllis Langell, Ruth LaRue, Sarah Liepman, Viola McCarger, Bonnie Hickman, William Humphrey, Hal Johnson, Clifford Johnson, Leonard Johnson, Zanders Jones, Verne Kennedy, Charles Long, Lincoln Marshall, John Masterson, C. B. Maxwell, Warren Pinkston, Marcus Ragin, Lewis Ramsey, Floyd Reynolds, Frank Reynolds, Ralph , 4 Mclntosh, Hazel McPheters, Alma Maxwell, Helen Mensendick, Ruby Miller, Madeline Moody, Lola Parker, Barbara Parrish, Gladys Parton, Mildred Perkins, Ragsdale, Ramsey, Reynolds Reynolds, Richards, Richards Marjorie Berthene Ruth Mayme Roy Donald Hubert Ryan, John Scott, Glen Scott, Robert Smith, Pryor Stanley, Everett Travis, Awin Wagner, Lawrence Wallace, Harvey Wells, Nathan Whiteford, Warren Whitner, Willsey, Narbert Willis 'xVright, Louis THE CRIMSON 4 TZQ MMETMM W.-Qshmam C2329 THE CRIMSON ff f if 'f ,mf 1, M Amey, Helen Ayers, Violet Bunn, Eunice Harper, Gladys Hills, Zola Hooper, Irene Johnston, Thelma Jones, Grace Asch, Charles Barker, Ray Barnes, Floyd Brown, James Leaverton, Verna Lyon, Erdine McClain, Helen Owens, Dollie Matthewson, Helen Redd, Thelma Richards, Florence Faulkner, Lester Hardacre, John Maycumber, Ray Pennel, Charles Ruby, Golda Runkle, Selma. 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Q. ..,. . .l ., . .K . , 1.- Qhmifi A r-13 ' -Riff-Fr 11. x :Ag-:':.".-x KJ:-2:6413 efsffg- 1,-51 lf51.Xa-1.'d5fK'5'E.:ff'ff 2-1. :gp-,Q-:':S':L' ,'FI.'S?kF,j.,'2 sgfig ffl THE CRIMSON AFRANK 'HAR L' ' ' -5 as 5 xkiwi' skssiafwssgml , ' - 2 .- ' A Y-gm-f, 5' 1 if Y T K 'Q 1' + 5 iff' 11 4 S 5, X 'xxlgff - - K --ii WE! ' B E at s f m, L 5-3? w:M:hL3'f: 7 L w TOR1fxL AFV THEO. , ,EDSTH ELA 1 NB BE.RNrc.e. SMVTH THE CRIMSON The Qtzimsom E wa EILDHFTQDRZAL SHTAEG? Edith Buchanan, Editor-in-Chief. Earle Schuniaker Theodore Atkins Ralph Moore Harold Potter Bernice Foster Gola Roberts, '17 Frances Smith Bessie Cleland, '18 Elaine Faulkner, '19, FROM US TO YOU. At last the long, stiff task is done, VVeary, but thankful, We Wrote the last pun, Our Work is over: We are through, And now present this hook to you. lf aught be wrong in cut or verse, 1Ve feel quite sure it might be Worse. Pray, with our ellorts kindly deal, And you'll increase the joy We feel. TENAZNTCZAL STAT? Frank Harpold, Manage1'. Earle Schumaker, Asst. Manager. Howard VVhisler, '16 Sophia Williams, '16 Lewis Welch, 17 Gaynell Shaver, 117 Alice Bacon, 118 Eid Storey, '18 Viola Liepman, '19 lVlarcus Pinkston, 19 FACsULT'f? JLZDXVESERS Bliss Lucy Porter Miss Juliet Snider 32 THE CRIMSON THE PRO AND CON OF 1916. "Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert ' U7 air. Not so, however, with the Pro and Con of 1916, for, supported by a large body of industrious, punctual, energetic members and guided by lWiss Seagrave, Faculty Advisor, we have become known as "The Pro and Con." Our Monday evening meetings quickly reveal thc se- cret of our success, for here every mem- ber has a chance to train himself in a work which Will be a help and a joy to him thruout his whole life. Here we gain a taste for the greatest authors and poets. Here we obtain an insight to the meanings of selections whose big- ness of thought had at first meant little or nothing to us. Here, we learn par- liamentary rules which are of the most practical use to usg and here we gain training in the composition and delivery of debates, orations, essays, declama- tions and dramatizations. Two of the best dramatizations of this year were 'jones' Courtship," realistically given by Cocha Ball, Albert Zook and Hous- ton Trvineg and the quarrel scene from "lVIary, Queen of Scots," with Nellie Anderson as the proud, haughty, jealous Queen lflizabeth, and Sallie Winsby as the penitent, pleading, downtrodden Queen lNfIary. Pro and Con had many things of which to be proud, but that which seems to outshine all others is the record of its members. Of the three Pro and Con members entered in the preliminary con- test for declamation, one, Sallie VVinsby, was given first place, and another, Cocha Ball, tied for second place. In the preliminary for debate four entered and three made the teams. Nloreover, the winning team in the contest were both Pro and Con stars. Then, too, aside from the splendid results of the contest, Pro and Con boasts of a strong body of students who are energetic, en- thusiastic, punctual, and regular. The full membership of the society is as fol- lows : VVill O'Connor Sallie Winsby Houston Irvine Archie Pellett Ruby Umstead Raymond Fields Fvalena Fields Lily Hopkins Wfill Gardner Albert Zook Laverne Harley Cocha Ball Nellie Anderson blyrtle Hunsiclcer Donald Calhoun Nlarion Power Dorris Cochran Dorothy VVilliams Pauline Newman Miss Seagrave THE CR Pro and Con has bi-monthly elections in order that more of the members may have the practice of occupying and exe- cuting the duties of the different offices. The four administrations of '15-'16 are as follows: First: President ......... Sallie VVinsby Vice-President ....... Bessie Lee Secretary and Treasurer ....... ........ .Goldie Armstrong Crimson Reporter. .Archie Pellett Second: President ........ Xvill O'Connor Vice-President ....... Cocha Ball Secretary ....... Donald Calhoun Treasurer ........ Sarah Roberts Crimson Reporter. .Archie Pellett Third: President ......... Archie Pellett Vice-President ....... .Cocha Ball Secretary ........ 1V1arion Power Treasurer - ..... .Houston lrvine Crimson Reporter. . .Sallie Winsby Fourth: President .......... Cocha Ball IMSON 33 Vice-President. .Myrtle Hunsicker Secretary ........ Ruby Umstead Treasurer ....... lV1arion Power Likewise, Pro and Con may well be proud of the splendid social times in which the society participates. The most important of these is the banquet which was given at 6:15 on the evening of bfay Day. The color scheme of crimson and gold, the society's colors, was very cleverly and artistically used. Pro and Con members owe the success of the evening very greatly to bliss Sea- grave, Miss Hughes and the Cooking Girls. The lN1enu was as follows: Fruit Cocktail lN1eat Loaf Potatoes Delmonico Olives Hot Biscuits Rhubarb Nlarmalade Banana Salad lce Cream Angel Food Cake Coffee The after-dinner talks and toasts were heartily enjoyed by all. All in all, the Pro and Con of 1916 has had a wonderful success in all its branches of Work. CRHYISON. VVhen only a Freshman, so bright and cheer, 1 entered this High School with hope and fear. And Latin 1 must take, my dears, To aid me in all my other careers. lVIother vowed it, my father agreedg My sister, a teacher, said: "Yes, in- deed!" Brother, a preacher, said Latin Vd needy So. you see, 'mongst them all, they had me treedl And now, my card comes red-inkly home: lN1y sister at the mouth does foam, lV1y father's eyes do laughingly roam, But mother smacks my hard, round dome. There is a teacher that's grand, And his name it is Roy Land, But l could Write you a scream If Stewart rhymed with Ream- Perhaps this you understand. He walked back from Nevada in dis- order, To have the penmanship class come to order, But this brave little lad, In a uniform clad, VVill some day march away to the border. There were some young men from school, YVho for some reason acted the fool. They bought some black paint, And the sidewalk did taint. Now, who were these young men from school? 34 THE CRIMSON X:.4..,,.--...M---" " XXL, THE CONTEST AT IOLA. The debaters and declaimer, accom- panied by Mr. Bass, Miss Stewart, Mrs. Defebaugh and Mr. Raymond Fields, left for lola on Friday morning, April 28. During the afternoon they visited the High School and the Pres- byterian church, where the contest was held, in order to accustom themselves somewhat to their surroundings. Be- fore the contest in the evening, the contestants were introduced to their op- ponents, the judges and the presiding oflicer, Mr. Baxter McLean. The debate began at 8 o'clock. The Iola debaters were one boy and one girl. Both sides became warmed up over the question, thus furnishing the necessary spice for the occasion. After the debate the decisions were taken up and the declamations immediately 'fol- ,WXX kk!N,,.H Mm V , ,. ,. lowed. After these were given the critical moment had arrived and every- one waited on tenterhooks of suspense while the decisions were taken up. The announcement of the results was re- ceived with great applause by the audi- ence, thus showing a good spirit on the the part of lola, for the decisions were both unanimous, making lola the win- ner in debate and Fort Scott the winner in declamation. The Fort Scott de- baters were rather 'depressed until Mr. Bass had phoned to Fort Scott and learned the outcome of the contest there. This put a more cheerful look on the faces of all. We believe, however, and some lola people expressed it as their opinion that the debate was too close to Warrant a unanimous decision. On the whole, however, the school feels well satisfied, as it won three of the four events. T H E C R FORT SCOTT-IOLA CGNTEST. VVhat's the matter with F. S. H. S.? They're all right! Sure enough, thatls a fact. We're good at anything! Hon- estly, everything-football, basketball and last, but perhaps greatest, debating and declaiming. We won! Qlfxcuse me. Iola. I forgot you won one point.l The trial is over and the judge decided for us on three points out of four. The contest was held in the auditorium Fri- day, April 28. The question for debate was: "Resolved, That there should be compulsory arbitration in all railroad labor disputesf' Our boys here took the affirmative side. Will O'Connor and Albert Zook defeated the lola con- testants, Miss Felline Evans and Norris Tarman, by a vote of two to one. The rebuttal speeches were all very Well given, but VVill 0'Connor's was perhaps the best rebuttal speech that could be given in a high school debate. The Crimson also won in declamation, IMSON 35 being represented by Miss Bessie Cle- land, who won the unanimous vote of the judges over Miss Pearl Heath of lola. Miss Cleland gave HA Few Bars in the Key of G,'l and Miss Heath, "Bobbie Shaftoef' The judges were C. T. Rice of the Argentine High School and E. A. Bishop and C. A. Spensor. both of Kan- sas City, Kansas, High School. Howard VVhistler and Archie Pellett represented F. S. H. S. in debate at lola, taking the negative side, and Miss Sallie Winsby Was our declaimer, giving "The Going of the White Swan." At lola we won the declamation by a unani- mous vote, but lost the debate. Although we are sorry we could not have won all, we rejoice in our success and hope that in the years to come F. S. H. S. will always be as successful as she has been during the past year. For our declaimers and debaters we wish continued good fortune. xxx. ,PHE CRIMSGN Q H QHEWQ WTHH QQ ew! mf-E2 uma mme 5495 .-'DDL 'Es-.54 NO Ecu CD. Cv? w:fu 35-50 EOD O LUG-4D la, 25,5 259. .EKQ Mica Na w,w .EQ O -:sim CQ 1 C4-J E215 H312 3-15X CDP?-A-J .mfg Ogg M-of-3 .-U umm mi- 305.3 LMU mms :BDA E550 2-GEN cvsLJs:. LD, Ecol' :Ei .: 'J E-EQ M1-lg 'CND LIT: lkgjd dui- 5334 E53 +-jg 4: ,HCC :gm MT-,lx l-QM :Hs 'iqjk .EQUG uhm Ola Roberts' DMWL5-G Hubert Huff' THE CRIMSON Q G 4' i-'J 5- A 38 THE CRIMSON The Girls Glee Club Director ......... Nliss Wloodson President .... ...Florence Bahney Vice-President. . .Sophia VVilliams Secretary and Treasurer ...... ... . . . . . . . .Goldie Armstrong Librarian ......... lVladge Boyer Pianist ............ Ruth Ireland The first musical program ofthe year was given by the Girls' Glee Club, a can- tata, "King Renels Daughterf, in the High School auditorium, December 10. The program was varied by numbers given by the lylixed Quartette, Girls' Quartette, Boys' Glee Club and High School Orchestra. Although the Weather was bad, a good crowd at- tended. g On February 25, twelve girls were chosen from the club to assist in the Junior play. ln the first act the girls sang K'Love's Old Sweet Songfl and in the second act a very effective song of friendship which was Written for the play. 1 Two musical numbers were given by the club April 28, for the lola-Fort Scott Contestg the numbers being "Mer- ry Songstersl' and "The Golden Halls of Morn." At Baccalaureate service Sunday evening, May 14, in the Methodist church, the club sang two numbers. On May 17 the club assisted in the Commencement exercises With the short cantata, "Mandolins and Moon- light." The Girls' Glee Club has Worked very industriously during the year and a great deal of enthusiasm has been shown for a larger and better club next year. 1 QQYQE' CLUB f' Roy Fouts, HurstAus, Julian Cochran, Robert VValdo, lfdward Cooper, Ralph lVloore, Howard Xvhistler, Payton Kay- lor, Theodore Atkins, lvalter Britton. Chester Gates, Raymond Fields, Donald Calhoun, llouston lrvine, Kinley Cul- bertson, Frank llarpold, Ralph Dough- erty, Asa Bird, Kenneth Cochran, bla- rion lVlarshall, Herbert Scott, Nlarvin Sudsberry, Harry Spencer, vice-presi- dent, Harold Mitchell, Everett Stanley. Nineteen-sixteen has been an unusually successful year for the Boys Glee Club. The enrollment of members has exceed- ed that of any previous year since the club has been organized, and at each ap- pearance before the public they have been highly complimented on their Work. Miss Vvoodson has worked hard with the organization and deserves much credit for their success. A. G. B. ff THE CRIMSON GE L? QEUAQHUEHFTZE Mildred Cornelison, Jose hi C K p ne 06, atie' Thu1'ma11,Lou1'G-na Brown f,f.o,m, , , , ZKHH QUARTETTE Payton Kaylor, Lourena Brown, Florence Bahney, Howard Whisler. pf 40 THE CRIMSON The Mgaoaa To Eiafzuaaitagg January 29, 1916. My Dearest Edith: Oh! I have something good to tell you, but I am so sorry you couldn't have been here last night, for you certainly did miss the greatest thing of your life! The Senior play, "Close to Namrc," 'was given last night. The very thing I have been looking forward to for weeks. And talk about it. it was just simply grand! I can hardly express it in words. There was a big crowd there Cwe are thankful for thatj and the orchestra played before and after the playa and between the acts, while the mixed quar- tette sang after the first act, and the girls' quartet after the second act. Frances Smith took the part of hlrs. Wellman, who Was a social aspirant and very disagreeable. Frances took fthe part simply line, making a beautiful char- acterization. The part of her husband, Mr. Wellman, was taken by Erle Schu- maker. Oh. you know Erle! I-Ie is so jolly and funny, he just kept us laughing all the time we were there. Edith Buchanan took the part of Barbara, their daughter. She did excellent acting and looked so sweet! Her small brother, Teddy, was George Hanes, who was the typical bad boy. Carrie, Wellman's servant, was Mary Peake, who looked a darling. Some of the other characters were: Alonzo K. Dewsnap, editor of a health magazine. Ralph Moore played that part, and he was so good. jarks, a Canadian backwoods- man, was Lowell Van Brunt. He was undoubtedly funny-looking. lN'lrs. lVluir- head was the farmer's wife at Farm Spring, and that was played by hladge Boyer. Everyone did well and also showed that they had talent. Three cheers for the Seniors of 1916! As ever, your Senior friend, MAUDE BGRING. THE CRIMSON 41 Ufaaaaa ?oat-Gaacdl Way Mary Lefker, Mildred Richardson, Zella Marshall, Eflie Mahan. To the girls of the class of 1915, who were in school taking Post Grad Work, is due the praise and apprecia- tion of the school for the presentation of the bust of Lincoln, the memorial of the class of 1915. "The Trouble at SHttC1'lCC,SH was the play given by Mary Lefker, lVlildred Richardson, Ellie lVIahan and Zella Marshall. The girls were fortunate in getting help on their program in thc form of a musical cycle given in duet form by Mr. H. A. VValton and lWrs. N. W. Benning. xThe second number on the program was the play, a light one-act farce-comedy, which Was well produced by the four girls, With the kind help of Mr. Land. A'fter the play Mrs. Streeter Blair played two flute solos, Which delighted the hearers with their unusual loveli- ness. The program of the evening was concluded with two piano solos by Miss Alta Magner. The program Was a grand success from beginning to end, and although the play Was given to raise the debt of the Crimson which was left over from last year, it Was such a success that the debt is now a thing of the past, and the school is the recipient of the gift of the 1915 class in the Bachman bust of Lin- coln, which is now in its honorable place above one of the doors in the audito- rium. Three cheers for the Post Grad Class! Memorial Gift-'15. 42 THE CRIMSON i Qmmae Qpaam g Qiaee 66295152 "A LITTLE SAVAGPW Capt. Donald Churchill.Harry Spencer Lieut Arthur Lawton. Nlarion Nlarshall John TVVoodrufl, cowboy .......... Erle Schumaker Lord Cecil Staunton Southerland .... Payton Kaylor Lady Agnes Southerland .......... ..................Frances Smith Georgie Sherwood ..... Hazel Gordon May Churchill ......... Cocha Ball.. Ruth Churchill, a little savage ...... .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .hlercedes Sullivan Here follows a simple statement of facts, Of this military comedy in three acts: Nlercedes Sullivan surely did manage To act well the part of the gay little savage. Harry Spencer was excelled 'by none other As Captain Churchill, Ruth's big brother. Hazel Gordon acted well her part, .flnd till the last didn't know her own heart. In the role of Lord Cecil, Payton Kay- lor At bringing the laugh made no failure. May Churchill's part was played Well, toog Cocha Ballls acting was good all the way through. As the lovesick cowboy from the west, Erle Schumaker surely was at his best. lVIarion lVIarshall also was good, As he courted bliss Sherwood. Frances Smith excelled in her part, As the fortune-hunting mother, she had no heart. F. S., 16. THE CRIMSON ! QHZY Casa Cast ol' Characters. MPEG O' MY llE.fXRT." llwlrs. Chichester ...,... hlarian Crider Ethel Chichester ........ Elma Xhrens Alaric Chichester. . .Leland lVoodward Christian Brent ........ Herbert Scott hlargaret O,Connell ...... Ruby Uber lylontgomery Hawke .... Gola Roberts . V Jerry ........... . ...... Lewis Y elch Jarvis .... ......... H arry Spencer hflichael .... ,....... ....... . X Dog Synopsis: lVIargaret OlConnell, a little liish girl, is called to England by the serious illness of her uncle, Nathaniel Kings- north. Her uncle dies, however, before she reaches him, and she is forced. in order to comply with his will, to remain in England one year. She stays at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Chichester, Where life is made unbearable for her by .klaric and Ethel, also her aunt. Be- tween them all she has a miserable time until she finds Jerry-and love, Utlle most wonderful thing in the World." lwliss Ruby Uber, in the title role, was a great success. She fitted perfectly into the part. hlarian Crider made an ideal hflrs. Chichester, and took well the part of the severe, unloved aristocrat. Elma Ahrens both looked and acted the part of the haughty, high-brow cou- sin. Louis WVelch, although he had sev- eral titles, preferred to be a farmer, and made quite a devoted lover. Herbert Scott took well the part of the pompous lawyer. And last, but not least, the part of the exclusive Butler was exceptionally well rendered by Harry Spencer. ' 43 , THE CRIMSON Taitiiil xilff T151 igrfx - BrqH+ Nfeufa. sbnr lifovgi 55paJfer THE CRIMSON 45 A PEB' is :ii lv:: "'1"' gas U m umm: M -. 5 Q iii.. ', , W 2 EE l "' il. 'un Rli4".M. To the untiring ellorts ol' Coach li :am is due the team of the F. S. ll. S. XVith largely new mate1"al he round1.l out his team. He taught the men to put up a clean and manly fight wbi.h won the admiration of opponents as well as the men on his team. STORICY. ' "Dutch" is a new man. but one who never said die. He played at the fullback position and when he got to gong there was something doing. CIATFS. l'Chet" played his second year on the team at the tackle position. He was always in the game and his help next year will be a valuable asset to the team. SUDSBFRRY. "SUITS" played his second year on the team and ran the team in grand style. He was fast and good at running back punts. VVILLCH. Another new man and the youngest member of the team. He was a good ground gamer, and we are glad he will be back next year. SPENCER. Harry played his lirst year on the team. He played at the guard position and was a good man on the team. Harry will be back next year, and we won't have to worry about that big hole, tor Harry will till it. FOLYTS. Roy played his second year on the team. He was a good tackler and ran splendid interference. VAN BRUNT. 'lBabe'l played his third year at the center position. llis work on de- fense especially was hard to beat. SHUlXl.XKER. ' "Doc" played his third year at the tackle position. He played his man in grand shape and was in the game at all times. PXOX Sh-S I I iX0Cir'xarTQr5 THE CRIMSQN CHENEY. 47 "Cap" This is his third year on the team, and we are glad to know he will be back next year. He was never out of the game and his work, on defense especially. won him the praise of' all the students. MORTON. f'Freddy Bison," another new man who came into his own toward the end of the season. He will be a Valuable man to the team next year. 1 HOLSTEIN. "lVlac." This was "lVIac's" first year on the team and he showed that he carried the goods. That f'lVlac" stands high in the estimation of his team is shown by the fact that they elected him captain next year. C ROFT . lxflerle hailed from Richards and had quite a football "rep." He lived up to it and was a valuable man at all times. VVe are in hopes he will come back next year. POTTER. The smallest man on the team, but one who made every pound count. His speed and ability to dodge made him a Valuable player. DALEY. Played his first year at the end position. He was always in the game and was adept at handling a forward pass. CHITTY. HCliff,l' a new man on the team, but one who played like a veteran. VVe are glad to know he will be back again next year. THOGMARTIN. "Thogy" played his first year on the team. but played like a veteran. He was a sure tackler and ran fine interference. lf' R A R Y. "jawn" always put up a stiff fight. and when they undertook to go through his side of the line they were sure to find some obstacle. The following is the football schedule: Oct.. 1 . . . . Oct. 7 .... Oct. 15 .... Qct. 22 .... 0ct. 29 .... Nov. 5. . . . Nov. 19. . . . Thanksgiving H. S., 13 Blue Nlound 12-At Ft. Scott H. S., 0 Pleasanton.. H. S., 51 Pittsburg. . . H. S., 0 lfureka .... . H. S., 6 lVloran.. H. S., 6 Chanute. . .. H. S., O Columbus. .. H. S. 0 lola ....... v F S H. S. .... 79 3-At Pleasanton 0-At Ft. Scott 19-At Ft. Scott 6-At Moran 26-At Chanute 33-At Ft. Scott 55-At lola 157 THE CRIMSON THE CRIMSON 49 .. ff ,ff f. -, . uf, f .qw VVhen the season opened there was but one of last yearls letter men in school. Roodhouse had be-en chosen captain by the squad last year, but did not return to school, so the Athletic Board decided that Schumaker, last year's center and the only letter man in the school, should act as captain. When practice opened there was considerable material on hand. Of the candidates, the two Senioir forwands, Aus and Atkins, and Cassell, a Sopho- more, were about the only ones in the running. Schumaker was the only man for the center position. but for the guard position competition was very keen. Potter and Harpold, the Senior guards. and Fouts, a Sophomore, and Powell, a Junior, fought it out. Potter and Fouts became the Hrst guards, with Powell 1: worthy sub, while Harpold become the substitute center. The season was not the best, as the team lost seven and won three games. Pittsburg, Joplin and Topeka. Basketball schedule and scores: Jan. 7 ...... F. S. H. S., 27 Jan. 14 ...... F. S. H. S., 27 Alan. 21 ...... F. S. H. S., 48 Feb. 2 ...... F. S. H. S., 45 Feb. 11 ...... F. S. H. S., 45 Feb. 25 ...... F. S. H. S., 23 Nlar. 3 ...... F. S. H. S., 21 hflar. 4 ...... F. S. H. S., 21 N1ar.10 ...... F. S. H. S., 21 Nlar. 14 ...... F. S. TH. S., 34 li. S. S. S. .... 311 Jan. 21 .... F. S. H. S. Seconds, 18 Nlar. 10 .... F. S. H. S. Seconds, 45 Facu'lty. ........ 47 Paola .... . 41-At Paola Paola .... . 31-At Ft. Scott Pittsburg.. 31-At Ft. Scott Joplin .... 23-At Ft. Scott Pleasanton, 47-At Ft. Scott Pleasanton. 50-At Pleasanton Topeka. . . 20-At Topeka Rosedale.. 39-At Rosedale Pittsburg.. 41-At Pittsburg Faculty. . .. 38-At H. S. Gym. Opponents, 372 Pittsburg Seconds, 17-At Ft. Scott 17-At Pitts. Pittsburg Seconds. Qld Graduates ...... 26 ' 'Babei' Van Around Brunt Athlete 50 THE CRIMSON THE BOYS' INTERCLASS BAS- KETBALL TOURNAMENT. The boys' interclass basketball tour- nament still grows in favor with the student body. The games this year were unusually well attended on ac- count of the strong teams represent- ing the four classes of the school. Prob- ably the most important reasons for holding these interclass games are, the importance of getting as many pupils interested in school work as possible. and the chance it g'ves Coach Beam to pick his first-team material. VVe are printing the names of all boys participat- ing in any of the interclass games, and you will be surprised to find out that there are thirty boys that make good first-team material: Frcshmen-Travis. VVagner, Ken- nedy, Cross. Fouts, A. QCaptainj, Ra- gin, Sims, Scott, R., Hahn. Soplzomores-Tewell. Hanes, Gates, Croft CCaptainj, Fouts, R., Rodecker, lvaldo, Berger. fzmiors -- Springer, Thogmartin, hlorehead, Welch. Scott, H., Haw- thorne, Cheney QCaptainj. Probably the most interesting game of the tournament wxs the one between the Seniors and the Soploo'i'ores for the championship, both tearrs having de- feated the other team in the tourna- ment. The first half resiiltel 5 to 3 in favor of the Seniors and the second half was a walkaway from the Sopho- mores in the last few minutes of play, the game going to the Seniors, 20 to 8. 'l' H E C R This is the lirst time the class of '16 has won the ljenniman Trophy, but they did not have much trouble doing it. Seniors, 32, Freshmen, 9, Seniors, 27: Aluniors. 10. Seniors, 20: Sophomores, 8. The Faculty again suppressed the student team in the final game of the IMSUN 51 tournament series. Although the Fac- ulty team is composed of all-state men, the Ubeefl' of the professors Was too much for the youngsters. The Senior team was composed of Aus and Atkins, forwards, Van Brunt and VVhis1er, centers: Harphold Ccap- tainl and Potter, guards. G I RLS CLASS B,-XSKIi'l'BgX LI.. The Junior Girls' Basketball Team won the Rodecker Trophy 'oy defeating the Sophomore, Freshman and Senior teams. The games were exciting and hard fought, but the Juiors were Victor- ious. The following girls made up the Winning team: Anna jaquay, Florence Dorothy Kipp to Hurst Aus: Hlf you don't stop throwing kisses at me, I am going to throw one back." He stopped. Bahney, Lola Armstrong, Dorothy Yvilliams, hflazie Sievert, Ethel Ketter and Frances Strong. To be able to keep the cup, one team has to win it three years in succession. This makes the second year the class of 1917 has Won it, and they have high hopes of winning it again next year and thus be able to present it to the High School. After Working for some time to key out a plant in botany, Nl. S. Wrote un- der "Remarks" to following: "Had dickens of a time getting it." 52 THE CRIMSON THE VVEEKLY C R I MSON. The High School has 'instituted a plan in the last year which has attracted no little attention from schools far and near, not only because of its novelty, but because of its immense practical ad- vantage to students in English courses. This plan was to take one column a week in each of the two city papers and make the English students responsible for the filling of that column with ma- terial gathered together and arranged by themselves. Conitions were ideal in the Fort Scott High School for the thorough test- ing of a plan such as this. The two city papers, the editors of which are enthu- siastic boosters of the High School, generously oliered columns in their pa- pers free of charge for the use of the school. High School students and fac- ulty got behind the work and pushed it FLASH with their usual 'lpepfl with the result that they made Professor Devlin proud to recommend the plan to such schools as those in Kansas City, l.eavenworth, Argentine and Colleyville, who, hearing of the idea, wrote here to inquire as to its practicability, with the object in view of instituting it in their own schools. Teachers could have called for such work as the column required. to be pre- pared as a lesson. But preparing a les- son lacks the incentive which actually 'lwriting up" advertisements of school affairs, really thinking up editorials or reporting school events has when you know the work will be published and that the responsibility ot getting it in on time and in good readable form for the public rests on you individually. The High School is unanimously in favor of the plan and certainly desires it to be incorporated again next year. ZW? S A "NOVEL" ADVENTURE. Chapter one-A Senior meet. two-A fruit cake sweet. Chapter Chapter three-A burial fake. four-The Juniors awake. Chapter Chapter five-A searching flight. Chapter six-Almost a fight. Chapter seven-A Senior hunch. OF SEIYIORS HT !T!NKElXl, VKHO 5URlED THE CH my SENIOR CAKE Chapter eight-A nice big lunch. Chapter nine-The cake is found, safe and sweet down in the ground. Chapter ten-A turtle frightg the girls screamed, "What an awful sight." Chapter eleven-The cake is eaten: The Juniors look like they were beaten. THE CRIMSON 53 THE MAY FESTIVAL. The Public Speaking class gave a play. So did the Music Department, Junior, Senior and Post-Graduate classf es. The debaters and declaimers won honors for the school and were duly praised. Then, on May hfth, the girls' gymnasium classes, a department of the school but slightly known to the public, gave a May Day Festival. They are now boasting of great success and of crowds larger than those drawn by any' of the preceding entertainments. There were two performances, one at 3:15, the other at 8:00. Both began promptly and in the view of a crowded balcony, the girls put on the national dances very well indeed. In fact they did so well, that the audience demand- ed a second show in the evening. The participants are sure that at least part of their success was due to the beautifully decorated gymnasium, for the boys' gym. classes had hung from the balcony deep festoons of green an-d white and had adorned the Queen's throne in the same colors. Many vases of flowers were set about the room, making it all the prettier. In behalf of the girls, we wish to thank the boys for their kindness and help. A word of thanks is also extended to the public for its attendance and con- gratulations. But most of all do we wish to thank our instructress, bliss Ina Stewart, and our musicians, bliss Josephine Coe and Mr. Gola Roberts. Grand lVIarch. Crowning of May Queen. Fairies' Dance. Children's Dances: I fDanishD Dance of Greeting. 2 CSwedishj May Day Dance. 3 CSwedishj Shoemaker's Dance. 4 CSwedishj Ace of Diamonds. Clown Dance. Indian Dance. Spanish Dance. Highland Fling. lvinding of lNlay Pole. The boys have "star" players in foot ball and basket ball. So have the girls. just so were there "stars" in the dances. Helen Higgins and Hazel Gordon did exceptionally well as fairies, While Ber- nice Bamberger, Dorothy Kipp and Mary Rodart 'Astarred" for the Span- ish girls. Not to be outdone, the clowns kept everybody laughing at their com- ical antics and all were amused by two of the "Indians" bladeline lVIiller and Lela Henley. There were no better ones in either the Children's Dances nor the VVinding of the May Pole, but Mary Bowie, our little Scotch girl, dem- onstrated the Highland Fling perfect- ly. The other girls in the dance did their best, but she did better than the best. But then they all did well, and our Queen, hlarjorie Jarrett, of whom we were very proud, appeared delight- ed, and, as we were entertaining her, should we not be satisfied also? THAT THERE CIRCUS. They was a circus onct in town. Pa taken me along To see the awful pretty things, And mix among the throng. There I seen an elephant That set upon a keg, He done all sorts of trapeze stunts And waltzed upon one leg. Then, too, they was a pony That drug a little cart. The doggies was the cutest things, They surely knowed their part. I give the monkeys peanuts: They et and et and etg Their stomachs must be rubber, For they eat up all they get. Ever since, I lay awake When I ainlt tired of nights, And think of all them wonders. I tell you, they was sights! By Ima Simp. He: 'lWhat kind of a thorn do you like least to meet ?" She: "Hawthorne" 5+ THE CRIMSON ,, ,mg 5 ag ,,y-4,1 'l'lNlE-7 130 to 9:30 QA. lXfI.? No, indeedl P. M.lj any 'liuesday even- ing since February 15th. PLACE-High School--class rooms, laboratories, gymnasium. DRAMATIS PERSONAEE--Clerks, farmers, bankers, housekeepers. law- yers, rich and poor, those with much education and those with little-in brief, many who recognize that there. are fields which they have not explored. Each in his own room is found a teacher, while the superintendent of schools is seen going from gymnasium to laboratory and from laboratory to class room keep-- ing in touch with the system and showing visitors over the plant. 8 130-9 :30 Room Shorthand ' 3 7 Penmanship, typewriting 27 Public speaking 3 Cooking Sewing Commercial Arithmetic 38 Nlusic appreciation 39 Cabinet making VVood turning Dairying SETTING. Faculty- 7:30-8:30 Room Nlr. Doran Book keeping, typewriting 27 Mr. York Penmanship 37 hfiss Stewart Gymnasium Nliss Hughes Cooking lWiss Penniman Sewing Nliss Nlcloean Business English 7 Miss Golden Nliss Kenney Geometry 38 lwliss VVoodson Nfiss Pressler German 24 lVIr. XVortman Cabinet making Mr. Bass lNIr. Hughes Agriculture ARGUlWENT. Schooling is provided for the child from the age of six until he attains man- hood or womanhood, but circumstances may cause him to leave school before he has availed himself of all that is of- fered. Meanwhile the system pro- gresses, the curriculum is increased. Should the door of education be closed on him as soon as he is on the outer side? lwlust he look back through the windows at the diverse activities with- in-the commercial work, the cabinet making. public speaking, agriculture, or the study of music-but to be told "yor: had your chance? Yes, it is true, they are teaching things now that were not taught when you were in school, but that you went to school at an earlier period is your misfortune!" Must the intellectual Woman who has discovered that her education has not prepared her to cope with the problems or meal getting and housekeeping, or dressmaking, and the good housekeeper who would like to increase her general knowledge see the young people around them heedlessly receiving the training that would be of such vital importance to themselves while they are denied the same advantages? Does our school sys- tem blandly apologize, 'AVVe are so very sorry ladies. We know that we have just what you want and need to make for the better welfare of yourselves and your families. But our offering is just for youth. It is too bad that you can't get what you need, but you see how it is,l' meanwhile smilingly but irrevocably conducting those who would progress. to the outer gates and securely fasten- ing the bars against entrance. Has our school system done that? Fortunately, for those who have clamored for en- trance that the management of the schools is in the hands of those worthy of their trust, the answer is "Noi" By action of the Board of Education THE CR a night school was established early in February. Ulf We have anything that will benefit you, go out to High School Tuesday nights and avail yourselves of its resources. There are teachers out there who are specialists on their sub- jects. They will give you what you want. It there is a great enough de- mand for any subject not offered we will supply the demand." W'ere people interested and did they go? XVell, they said they were, and they went. lfvery Tuesday night rain or shine, Cand it was mostly rain,j High School was the scene of the greatest activity in town. blany of the students were more faithful in attendance than they would have been to any social organiza- tion. lt was a case of opportunity knocking and there were many keen ears. lfarly in the season the gymnas- ium class and some of the laboratory classes were taxed to their limit and fur- ther enrollment in them was closed. The business courses were well filled and most of the other classes were large enough to do good work. IMSOY 55 .X composite sound of nice school ac- tivity would have been made up of the scratching of pens, the click of the type- writer, the march of feet and the clap of hands, the noise of egg-beaters, the hum of sewing machines, the reading of German, the hammer 'lwhat you hit on the head with the nail," and the whir of the Babcock tester. A composite picture would have been one of pupils and teachers hard at work trying to gather in a limited space of time a vast fund of information. 'lihat this interest manifested was not a passing one was evidenced by the way both enthusiasm and attendance were maintained up to the last lesson, Tues- day, blay 2nd, a date much later than most night schools held. And now word has come from that body which directs Fort Scott's school activities, her elli- cient Board of Education, "You have shown us you really were in earnest, you have profited by what We have of- fered and your night school for next year is assured." Ml - l Q ii M, -4- Y 'Leg -1-A-f - l 1 I W y l TUGSQQE 7.36 h5Z'lElQl-Hill? QQLEJL tOn account of the darkness we were unable to get an adequate picture of the students.j 56 THE CRIMSON C719 G, P T cm cs T Tl1 alfES k C. E. -wk: Sf- ux . P 8. 1, f E C T , l "TT-ns, waz f c. sy Ti I Z 5 E .si U0 L61-I, 0 TL ff a. Tlormalzlfa 9 A C Z , 'W-. M. :-' O70 'Q V .1 :: . 9 m,Nh,.'+f'L l i ,M -cf' Fin1.S71s,c1. Pro duct THE C R I M S O N smug? F? my X l THE CRIMSON -1 THE CRIMSON 59 September Calendar SliPTEMBliR DIARY OF A. jtJxioRcslR1.. Sept. 7.--School has really started. Vile went out in canoes this morning to get our assign-- ments. Nothing of importance happened. Sept. 10-l Went down to see the boys practice football. blr. Ream invited us to some again. Ani going to a Weiner roast with the juniors tonight. Sure expect to have some fun. Sept. I5-Sure heard a good joke on Nlr. Doran this morning. He Went on a cross-country Walk with one of the teachers, She showed him a sycanzore tree With balls on it and told him it was a hickory tree. He believed it and climbed the tree to get a nutl Some squirrel! Sept. 20.-An incandescent club was established this afternoon at s-hool. Harold Potter. president: Ruby Umstead, vice-president, and Howard Stout, secretary and treas- urer. Frances Strong Wasn't ad- mitted. l wonder why. Perhaps she would outshine them. Sept. 224VVhat next? "Ger- many' 'fllutchj is getting popular out at 1202 Yational avenue, and Gola Roberts C'4Cioldie I.ocks"H had a date over Hltlastl' with R. U. Sept. 24-ln assembly this morn- ' 91231 c R? ' I gxgkli' 9 .K 3.1-ffff.i.l tg 0 .--F -W .M ff'- -x - Q"5s 'f-'I' l Q at , r jo or 3 ff: N wr L5 J. gy l V, sg fi we . Jgyig -,.,,.Q fe- -JK ff' Sept. 27-hir. Ream made his first talk in assembly today and he sure made a hit with the girls. bflarion blarshall led a noisy Hpepu meeting. , Sept. 30-One month of school has gone by and l sure hate to have the cards come out, because l have been to so many Weiner roasts my studies have become minus quan- tities. ing Mr. York sat with his arms S akimbo. Mr. Land and bliss Sea- F' dl grave Who sat next to him. had to f 1 "if ff play peekaboo the speaker. , Q -ff'-A e K Q. x, wx 6 S gl K 4 l ' ef t 5 i 9 fy 'l dv X 4 .. 235 -uinlllllilil i'h Wl'll" gy -L, .iv ,J Eff in 5 jtx i 1 Y- -W V.. 7 -lil' L NX x Nyc-:fre-75ffQQg3,j If vm , Flfbofan 413 , rw: '4 H w- 'e Slfcamwe ballg Erfieucrmlajt good 17050-Le' , N 57-UUENT5 En rn jmnni, .N Bogrj, THE CRIMSON Y 0 PALS 1710. Am NRC. UYK FYR 492' W VH, THE CRIMSON October Calendar A SCHOOLBOYS DIARY. "VVheWl This Was sure some month out at High!" And thus Hugh begins to entertain his home folks with his October diary. Listen: 'lOct. 4-The following officers of the Athletic Association Were elected: Mr. Devlin, president Mr. Hughes, treasurerg Anna ja- quay, secretaryg subscription man- agers, lNfIr. Ream, Erle Shumaker, Merle Croft and lVliss Stewart. Some stalfl Kinda sore 'cause l Wasn't elected. Guess they did do pretty Well Without me, though. They have 140 members. "Oct, 6-The Juniors held ' a Weiner roast at Bridal Veil park. The main object of their meeting Was to make money. Oh, those ever-industrious Juniorsl "Oct. 8-F. S. H. S. defeated in football game at Pleasanton, 3-O. Wasn't such 21' bad beatg bad enough, though. "Oct, 14-Had a corker of a clown parade. Of all the rigginl There were about fifty in the gang, dressed in garbs of every size, and shape. f'Oct. 15-F. S. H. S., 51, Pitts- burg, 0. By George, Wasn't that some beat? That sure tickled my feet, for they beat us-onceg and We just had to even things up a bit. Believe mel VVe celebrated after this game. All Went to a bon- fire at Othick Park and stayed till We got rained out. "Oct. 17--Seniors gave a picnic in honor of new members of fac- ulty, who acted as chaperones. Bright idea of Seniors. 'gOct. 22-Football team played at Nlorang score 6-6. Think We should have done better, but will try to be an optimist and hope for better things. "Oct, 29-Eureka. 20, F. S. H. S., 0. Gemanyl Had enough 'pep' tonight. So mad I nearly blew up. Eureka pretty clean bunch, though. Fort Scott just naturally Wasn't in playing order. 'LOct. 30-Second team lost to Redfield Zi Co., 6 to 0. But am not going to cry over spilt milk. After all, that team is just practicing for next year. "Oct. 31-HalloWe'en celebrat- ed With cider and apples. Slept too late for Sunday School next morn- ing. 1 "Well, it's time to go back to school. Say, by the Way, dad, Will you lend me a dime for the show tonight? Twenty-five cents l Thanksl Guess l'll take my girl. Some Lamb I" ,5PEsD DEVTIOYQ 640' 6 . f 'ln-yd 1 0,4- 'ld SW 1 l N il Q Aiiiiql-. . at a AW A5 Q he ,Kohl . -1 sv- N 7 4 . -ive! 'Zhi ' S,? 4 I pg Fig A . l 2.44.5 vm f as L, 'P 8.5. fb- 63 'Z I TWIE CRINISO H.B:r'D. O-me f our H.L,y0'Yl A .Cab T QTHQ QNi'l'Im IWOWHSYS v T1lECRlMSON 63 November Calendar Happenings in "'l'urkey" month taken from the diary of a football player: Nov. 5-The football team went to Chanute with good spirits and high hopes for a victory. Chanute 263 Fort Scott, 7. S M A S H l The most interesting part of this trip was that Cheney and Nlac be- came acquainted with a car ot Cha- nute girls and came nearly missing the train. And they rather shocked our modesty by kissing the four girls once around right in front of the rest of us, as the train pulled out. lt's always the truth that hurts. Poor HSuds" innocently carried four "soft-boiled" bricks in his suitcase to Chanute. Nov. 8-Back at football prac- tice. Hl lurry it up. Letls to." VX e must practice hard if We ew- pect to heat Columbus. Nov. 10-"Babe," "lJoc.' "Suds," Ted and Potter took a joy ride in Potter's car. But it soon leaked out that they buried the cake. Xvhat cake? Fruit cake. Vllhere? That's the question. VVhen to be used? Commence- ment. Nov. 14-Columbus arrived With her notorious eleven. The al- T ways hopeful Fort Scott squad en- tered the game in good spirits, but came out ol' the game with blasted hopes and a score of 39 to O in ta- vor of Columbus. Nov. 24-Rumor is afloat that lfouts and NVelch are sick: ordered by the doctor not to go to lola with the team. Nov. 25-'lBabe" and L'Suds" also came down on the sick list and cannot go to lola. HDoc" up all night trying to learn the trade of quarterback. Afternoon-Badly crippled team and rooters board the special for lola. The team -dressed on the train and Went directly to the field and tried to play football. But the team couldn't do anything Without a center or a quarterback, and lola scored 64 points, while Fort Scott failed to score. Too badl ff, :- nfl'-51 IOL Q: A 4 'N SX X - , il Kb C fs X gxux-2 Q D xr l 2354 in A ' ,-M .A 4- A ' y Y is .jg--SQ THE CRIMSON I ,J '+V A v-X-vm H+y"T-wr O-ieg"I? W W fb' ' .N x lcvw fzAvi?v0lAzw-'X o re ku SP5 110, r' 7, Wikia, ov-lv 08 +R: 'Hvuff "TSO 14,0 xy? fb 099 45' wie, THE CRIMSON 65 December Calendar DIJR Y OF .1 SOPHISTICJ T- ED SENIOR. Friday, 2nd-"Ol Sad fate to wander." The last football game was played between the Has Beens and Fort Scott. Score, 14-7 in fa- vor of H. S., of course. blonday, 6th-VVheel Hurrah for Seniors! This is what started the interclass B. B. games off. Sen- iors beat Freshmen, 32-9. Dignified Seniorsl Tuesday, 7th-C. B. Nlasterson has his first date. 1Vhy so much blush on the part of C. B.? ? ? VVednesday, Sth--You should have heard Post Grads bawl-it was one continuous 'LBoo Hoo" all day long, since it rained and com- pelled the postponement of their play. Friday, 10th-Poor old Juniors! This from Seniors when Sopoho- more-Junior game left a score of 12-14 in favor of Sophs. hlonday, 13th-Sophs carry off victory from Freshies to the ex- tent of 18-13, sw 0 ji mrs E '-, C Y? if- .ef 1 ff sooo e V. 45" I s'Ai 4 , . . gf- L9 1 --ig fa 'H '-rev" Q. 5151.5 CLASS Ar THEIY. Thursday, 16th-Bible class at HY." is becoming popular, Friday, 17th-1t's a wonder the Seniors didn't get the big head when they quashed the Juniors 27-10. lXf1onday, 20th-This was a duo- game and not a dual. Freshmen beat Juniors 21-15, and Seniors beat Sophs, 20-S. There's some- thing in being the oldest and young- est. Seniors are champions. Hats off! Tuesday, 21st.--Junior girls beat in their interclass B. B. game. Poor Seniors lost. Thursday, 23rd-Blr. Doran received a Christmas present from one of his very diligent pupils. lt was in the form of a tie-red, 1 think. She was seeking for pro- motion the next term, but not so- she flunked. Cruel heart! Friday, 24th-Rivalry is rightl Faculty and Seniors fought a round or two, and Bass clawled out limp- ing. However, the teachers beat the "Dignities" 37-19. There was a sort of farewell general assembly that morning, but nothing unusual happened, except vacation followed and a number of college Hpillsll gave some extemporaneus speeches. You probably have heard the char- acteristic "T've-1've," etc. ' a-123, C- 1 ', f rc ,iii-, . C I . v..'..v+1 -X.: 5 Z W-i?.'lT.ylx , Q T 1---r 1 .Q S f ' 1 sc i- it is -Q i i 7 -X iALUN1N1TALKn7AS'S -51-V Pool Poo! This is the end of my diary for the present. q Tu. FO? 5 4 tha. .J11'vf'Qxt AL V' ' 'KR u Q.-.5-5 v-:Rv win 66 THE CRIMSON THE CRIMSON January Calendar DIJXRY OF A HOPICLIQSS GRIND. Klonday. 3 rd-Christmas vaca- tion is over. How glad l am to see my teachers again! Friday, 7th--The Post Grads presented a bust of Lincoln to the school today. Our basketball team played the first game of the season at Paola and were beaten, just as l expected. Athletics are such a foolish waste of time. 1 xp . ,, ii' 'l . il , e'tf M flair " W'-:',"' z 1 ' 4. will AL., . 0 U fli'f' ix .- , 2.,iji3m K ffzlf - lfiliiik- f -. 1 1 1' .5 ' -. 3'fl 40 Vwl-fATi32-47 '1 .JAVHUMBNI lllednesday, 12th-Final exam week. l am having a week of un- restricted study while those more idle during the past term have finals to take. Thursday, 13th-The Seniors gave a tacky party at Marjory jar- rett's tonight. The boys insisted that l make a date. l did, but it took perseverance. l was disap- pointed, too. She knew nothing at all about the war or the more recent scientific discoveries, so l had great difficulty in conversing with her. Friday, 14th-l went to the bas- ketball game with Paola tonight, but my conscience hurt so badly l didn't enjoy the game at all. l kept thinking of that theme for hlonday. ln my estimation, the boys need a handle on their basket ball. 'I hey were beaten again. Saturday, 15th-Everyone is skating down at Othick Park, so I thought I would try it but-I found it anything but an elevating pas- time. The faculty Went through the ice while coasting tonight. I hope they have learned a lesson and will be more sensible in the fu- ture. - r sf, ' 1 V A X I f 17 L,-.Y 1- f- W I ' U -ff .. .. -- . C 5 . F - J my f i XV ' dmv, . N . ,.. - X1-QP f ' w. S 11'-mul Rv 911 Tingm Friday, 21st-Another basket- ball game. VVe beat Pittsburg, 48- 31. I am sorry they did win, too, because it will only encourage the boys to Waste more time on prac- tice. Tuesday, 2-ith.-I have suggest- ed to the board of education that they start a kindergarten for the younger members of the faculty. They are entirely too frivolous for the great responsibility of teachers. Friday, 28th-Tonight the men of the faculty gave a banquet for the football and basketball teams. l fully expected to be invited as an honor guest, but I Wasn't. The seniors staged their play, f'Close to Nature," tonight. lt was pretty good, considering. But I kept thinking how much better it would have been had l played the part of the hero. il 'SE' Q43 f' I , ff . 9 T . Wqlv yj' . 4,1 i. ' 3 Y ' fu' W 1, 0.5-W , ,, , . , 1 ',":iiH:2?Lv -. 'r L pi ,f,fgiQQ...:i , . A : Q j, ,l.' 'J', , " so gi 'V V , .5 4 Q N1 AHOPELESS GRINP Ur' 68 'INF CRIMSON Q ' . . HJ ...Nw x .1--. v,v,v,- J h . ' ' ,asa 1 1 .so V: in w ss ggif , . -Q' Q 513' s.Q1gf 'Q 0 W MM' XX G X 13 'Q gs "QOH X FQ ' sf O, I ss M AY B96,Kc'lT lv 76 4, iti- .wg Orlic GH Q YN .. , 7-0 3 Q IRE LAND, X is m othlefg ai " T4 mm.mmpwQ:g.LfNmr,rw..f.N.mfmf THIC CRIMSON 69 February Calendar THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY From the diary of a frivolous and romantic Senior girl. Feb. l-l hoped Percy would ask. me for a date to the Fort Scott choir concert, and he did, sure enough. l had a good time, too, ex- cept for the old pill that sat beside me and kept looking at me. Ralph certainly is a song bird. Nly. it was cold! Feb, 3-Oh, my! l am glad the teachers have gone to Colleyville, so I can make up some of that sleep. V i , mam i. U fa 2 F FT.5nnTT IH: IOPLIN 25 Feb. 5-YVell, what do you know about that? 0ur team beat Joplin High team, 46-23. lve all had an idea they might be beaten. Feb. 8-l don't see what Hurst and Harry see so funny about "you all." They just mock me all the time. But l can laugh at Hurst to- day. He can't talk, because he al- most lost two teeth in basketball practice last night. Feb. ll-Nlarjory and jay and Ralph and l went to the basketball game. And l was so nervous l could hardly walk home. Sure was some exciting game. But those pills won by two points. Feb. 18--The basketball team went to Pleasanton at 6:20, and l certainly did want to go, because there were lots of girls that did go, and Miss Stewart went, too. Oh, well, that's quite easily ex- plained. She will have a collar and chain on him pretty soon. Feb. 22-Another vacation, but that doesn't help matters a bit. Percy took lna to the big blasonic dance, and he knew l Wanted to go. l am sure we will have something to talk about next time I let him come out. Margery tried to con- sole me, but it didnlt do much good. Feb. 25-Ruby Ober was a dream tonight, and she certainly did play her part line. But Louis was too still. lVasn't that some last scene? l thought l would die. But I liked the play. ,SX -cgi j, to gf jar y i Xf- 4, ,V li . Q ly X il if . i j g ' iw. I' ii 21-4 i' I, I, "4 51f', , X li W .fi " ,4 r- Q Nj W E-Sgt Feb. 26-Another exciting bas- ketball game. Fort Scott All Stars, 423 l.owe-Campbells. 28. One of the K. C. boys was injured, and l couldnlt look at him because he 70 looked as if he might die right there. I -don't see why they didn't take him to the hospital. There were some cute fellows from Law- rence, but I wouldn't say anything to Ralph, because he might not take me to the Elks' dance Thursday night, and I am planning on going. I told Nlarion I would give him two dances if Ralph would let me. Feb. 28-Ralph is getting back in good graces now. VVe went to the Zoellner Quartette. VVilson, Verne Powell Che certainly is hand- some, but he won't even look at me, or I might smile at himj and Ted ushered. Ted winked at me, but then, I know it was unintentional, because he didnlt look at me once more all evening. Feb. 29-Seems that I should write something on this date, as I can do it only once in four years. Nothing unusual, though. .Iust went down THE CRIMSON town and shopped. I really won- der what will happen between this date and the next time I can write on February 29. Goodness sakesl I hope something exciting happens. f N F Ev ., tisqffwii 3 FSDQYL A f: it itil ... 11 f - IQIQX 'te ig Zim Wasurugi-gfiibday 'Qu 'pgs ae. THE LITTLE FORD. Did you ever see a I.izzy Come down the pike? Blake the dogs and chickens Fairly get up and hike: Hit a big bull In the middle of the track, I.and him in a cornfield Flat on his back! If you run out of gas, Just spit in the tank: Slip around in front And give her a crank. Jump in your seat And just look wise, And watch it throw dust In the Cadillac's eyes. If she goes so fast You can't hear her bark, Just ease off your throttle And shut off your spark. Donlt get excited. But button up your vest, For that little Lizzy canlt help But pass the rest, What Hughes would Florence Bahn- ey's face turn if she were questioned about flirting? C-Reese-Cerise. CGen. SCJ Lorena H. Crecitingj: I took up dyeing today-Cthen as class gigglesj-I mean I studied dyeing for today-Cmore gigglesj-Oh, dear, I don't know what I mean. Clong pausej Miss Golden: VVell, Lorena, go ahead and dye. fHist, IID Ream: Who went with Richard on his crusade to the Holy Land? C. B. IVIasterson: Ivanhoe. The jokes in the office were so old we could not use them in the Annual. He: "What great poet do you think of as you stand by the grave of Rob- ert Ingersol?'l She: "Robert Burnsf' THE CRIMSON 71 March Calendar Scene-Slzmiber party, girls wry 'wide awake and mlkatifve. Mild1'ed.' Oh, dear, I know I shall never go to sleep. My eyes just won't shut, so l'm going to talk. I hope you Won't mind in the least. What did you say? Oh, yes, you were speaking of the game at To- peka the 3rd. But don't you re- member we lost a game to Rose- dale the next day? Louise: And don't you remem- ber the Senior party? Nlildred: Yes, indeed. That was on the 15th, wasn't it? Say, that was a St. Patrick's party, all right. The girls with green rib- bons and stockings almost made you think you Were in old Ireland. That was when Percy almost, but not quite, won his box of candy on a dare. VVe had a chance to rest up after it, though, for don't you re- If H , . P' lg,,Q-D ' 5 fi g "x 1 u Q 1 ' 5- Riff, V ' ,vi '7 pix I KAGX lkx CA NSQQ f 5. 1 , Wi 1, Z cf. 575'-IQ7 E, member, the faculty betook them- selves to Kansas City and Law- rence on the 16 and l7th to visit other schools and perhaps gain pointers on how we should act? As though we weren't good enough already! Louise: Yes, and don't forget the Preliminary Debating Contest on the 20th, when Will O'Connor. Albert Zook, Archie Pellett and Howard Whistler were chosen for the contest with Iola. lllary: You thought I was asleep, but I'm not. You two digni- fied Seniors seem to forget this in- cident of the 23rd: "The Seniors scrubbed the side- walks," So the Juniors cry. They used red bricks and acids, And very hard did try To erase from oil the pavement Their trademark very plain, But still it stares one in the face: Will the Seniors be guilty again? Nlifdrcd and Louise Qin chorusj : Now, look here, you just stop that. Illfzry: Hear! Hearl Some peo- ple love to be teased. I-- Mildrcd.' YVe don't care. The Momb I7 , pam-M7 fam q.-an HPI to WCA Ssuerol ace If-ff fe fbf UZIMI' ,si Q. .hu f ,.,, 1- A, "' 3 L E-N fe N -f, 7 . , - . .. 41:1 ,--Y X af , - Cf . .. , we X P .. at 2665 4? ' W X f if I if '7 f 6 T Q Q if CJ 9 , , V- J x llifgl W- eff..- 72 THE CRIMSON Seniors will at least leave a gentle reminder to future generations of their artistic ability. You haven't done anything notable at all, yet. Jllary: Just wait, youlll see. Louise: Childrenl Childrenl Calm yourselves l No fighting now, please. And her noble efforts for peace received immediate attention, for shamefacedly the Junior and Senior smiled at each other. " 'Q fe 1 i ' im it -as-e wi ?a S tiii S1 sx , " ,ix J nmnfcjb JN .,fSP 'ee ' fi!"-f-me ' , f f GDX y f Af fl wi M, f f f' f 5 iff f f' 4, :LS x Q -xc -J f, 5 -,. L-Gigi . f QQ. X- i I jliyfafia .Pl Z I ,. SJJQQJQ SPARKLINGS, JOSEPHINE. Olf all the bad fairies that meddle with Others Sing Of SHSOHIIC, life, Buick, Ford or l1mousine,' The worst are the mischievous elf and HCFC S 3 S0113 for Josephme- his wife, T So, whalgeverty,ou're doing, beware of BEge13Ei?2E,2,iEg1EE,O!,ene' - ese og They are: "Haven't much time," and 'll guess it will do." Hickory, dickory, dock! Loy was watching the clock, The teacher got vext And called on him next, Hickory, dickory dock! Caller: Ml didn,t ,know your son was in High School. Is this his Fresh- man year?l' Mrs. Blunderby: "Oh, no, indeedl He's a sycamore. CSoph."J L. W.: l'The apple must belong to the rose family, for apples are rosy." Sweeter far is Josephine. Noble is her name, I weeng Was there ever maid so lean As our darling Josephine? Bright her eyes as Brilliantine, Smooth her hair as silkaline, Red the cheeks of Josephine. Be she any age between Date of the Fourth and Hallow'een Here's a toast to Josephine. - Miss Kenny Cto Helen S., at the boardj: VVell, why -don't you give us some inkling as to what youlre trying to prove? VVe don't know what's com- ing neXt?! Helen S. Cblanklyj : Neither do I. THE CRIMSON 73 April Calendar DIARY OF AN APRIL FOOL. April I-This has been our an- nual revel day. I made some post- ers for sport. They read as fol- lows: "Wanted-By Mary Peake, Moore nerve to Wink at the boys." "VVanted-By Dorothy XVII- liams, a Porter to accompany her wherever she goes." April 3--Preliminary Declama- tory Contest. Sallie VVinsby and Bessie Cleland Won. Bessie prob- ably Won second place on account of her wonderful memory. She for- got only four times. April 5-Quizzes! I don't like to mention them, for they are no joke. Frances Smith is advertising for a Hudson car with Crates. April 7-Beautiful snow! I wonder if blr. Devlin doesn't Want to go coasting on his runnerless sled. April 10-Cheney and Percy made gun cotton in Chemistryg then they stood hfty feet away from it and tried to cause an explosion by throwing bricks at it. But it Wouldn't go off. April ll-C. B. Nlasterson is trying to install a long-distance telephone communication with lVIr. York. April I4-Smith and VVing are very fond of hsh, especially Bass. April 21.-Music Club had charge of Assembly. Alta Magner and Sophia lVilliams played selec- tions from Schubert-they are sure good on ragtime. Pauline Ireland and lNIrs. Drake sang some cute songs by the same composer. April 25-I wish l were in the Iola contest this Week so I Wouldn't have to study. April 26-Voted for May Queen. Marjorie Jarrett Was elect- ed. April 28-Iola-Fort Scott Con- test. No joke, but worthy of men- tion. YVe Won three out of four points. Hooray l 1 s fl H '. Tama, WH- ' AMPK?-4 1 yi il . U , Vw, .Jo im., 1... .4. ,.n..rf.n 74 THE CRIMSON REPORT FROM CRIMSON'S XVAR CURRESPGNDENT. Numerous stories both pathetic and comic come to us from our war cor- respondent in Europe. The following is one of the former and was related by a convalescent British "Tommy" in the St. Antoine Hospital in Paris. It was told in the sportsmanlike manner in which "Tommy" always admires the cool facing of grim death, even if that facing is done by a spy of the hated Bosche: " 'E was a 'ell of a good lookin' devil, blue eyes, curly 'air, tall, broad shoul- dered, and as I afterwards found out 'e spoke English like a book. 0' the eight o' us bloakes wot rounded 'im in, only three got back and 'ed 'o got us if 'is gun 'aden't 'o jammed. U 'E was ordered to be shot next morning and as I was on the executin squad I got a chance to speak to 'im while we was watin' for orders to march out to where 'is grave was dug and where 'e was to be shot. "I felt sorry for the poor devil, and to sort 'o cheer 'im up a bit I offered 'im the makins of the last bag I 'ad. 'E rolled it slowly, 'is fingers as steady as mine and when I 'anded 'im a match 'e nodded and smiled. In a second, 'owever, 'e became serious and said, "Tommy, I'd like to ask a favor of you." "Well," I said, "If it don't go against orders, I'll do it." "It won't," 'e whispered eagerly, and reaching into an inner pocket 'e drew out a small package. 'Is 'ands was shakin' now and 'is breath comes jerky like. U 'Ere it is," 'e said and drew out a regulation army bullet with a small cross cut in the end of it. "I'd like to 'ave ye kill me with that," 'e said cooly. And then noticin' my surprised look 'e explained. "When I was a bit of a kid my fath- er, who was an engraver, took me into 'is office and let me watch 'im while 'e cut that cross in there. VVhen 'e was through 'e 'anded it to me and said, "keep it, it will bring you good luck some day." They got the old man at Ypres and for 'is sake I'd like to make 'is prophesy come true." "But you don't mean to call death good luck P" I said. H 'Ell, it's the best luck us poor dev- ils in the trenches can ever 'ope for. You will kill me with it, won't you?" I nodded. I couldn't speak for that 'orrible sickenin' lump in my throat. "Thanks friend," 'e said," and God bless you. One more thing, 'owever," and 'e took an indellible pencil from 'is pocket and drew a small cross like the one on the bullet on 'is forehead. The cold sweat which stood on 'is brow turned the indellible mark to a sicken- ing purple. "I'd like to be 'it right there, please." I promised 'im to do the best I could, and then the order was given to march. The orders came quick and sharp: f'NIake ready!" "Take aim!" I look- ed down the barrel of my gun at 'is face. 'Is lips were smilin' and though 'is eyes were covered I knew they were lookin' straight at me. The little pur- ple cross on 'is 'ead seemed blurred and appeared to take peculiar shapes and sizes. "Fire!" I shut my eyes and pulled. Chance steadied my gun, 'owever, for when the smoke cleared up a small bloody 'ole showed where the cross 'ad been. The prophesy was fulfilled." Teacher: "From what word is 'Nea- politan' derived ?" Bright Boy: 'fNapoleon." Raymond S. Cafter April cyclonej: The cyclone took our hay barn with 40 carloads of hay in it. Kathleen IV.: Ivhere is the hay? First Freshman Craising umbrella and plunging into pouring rainj : What do you suppose people did before um- brellas were invented? Second Freshman: VVhy, I guess they got wet. TH E C R I M SON May Calendar FROM THE DIARY OF A SWEET GIRL G RA DUATE. lylay 1-Only three more weeks of schooll l'm so glad I could scream! Nlay 3-Got thematerial for my Commencement and Reception dresses today. VVe have frills, scal- lops and rullles for breakfast, din- ner and supper, Alay 5-Miss Stewartls hlay Festival was simply grandl Of course, they were mostly Ereshies and Sophs, but they did real well, considering. hlay 8-Boys have such easy times! Never worry a bit about their clothes. I'm sick to death of having Hfitsf, My dress beats Betty's all hollow. I think she knows it, but she won't admit it. Little cat! Nlay 9-I've received the cutest graduating presents. The parcel postman stops almost every day. graduating is the most fun-if only one didn't have to worry about clothes! hlay 11-Senior meeting again. Percy is certainly the limit. He'd make an owl laugh. Those under- classmen stare at us so. They must be sorry we're leaving. Nlay 12-hir. Devlin announced that the annual would be out soon. lVe seldom have English any more. I should think Miss Porter would be worn to tatters. hlay 13-Junior-Senior Recep- tion-too deep for words. I must say those Juniors were royal enter- tainers and my dress was the pret- tiest there. lNIay 14-hir. Gordon preached the baccalaureate sermon. He is so impressive. I just love to hear him talk. May 15--Finals began today. Be- ing a Senior, Igot out of everything but Chemistry, and just did squeeze through it on a pony. I think I'll rest awile. lVIother said I'd have to stand twice in the same place to make a shadow. Buz said too many frills had given him indigestion, but he's just wild over baseball, and doesn't appreciate the hard work I've been doing. hlay 16-Played Tennis and went riding with Chet. I'm crazy to see his graduation present, and I do hope he gets roses instead of carnations for commencement. May 19-Commencement to- night. I thought my knees would Hop when the governor handed me my diploma. I know he could hear them knocking together. I'm glad it's over with, for Pm tired to death. lVIay 19-Report cards today. Took a touching leave of the teach- ers. As Nlr. Bass says, this is the finis. s . tomnericcmcuxnii, Q. 3 . , H, i. -- - 'v i 'xl' F45 :gg ik 13,11 -475 "' 'l 1 fa i ' s. iff ! Gil ietliievvr. Vi. f 5 gr W- 7, 46tpg,Q.',. 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S. .J J "I J' r J Shufd UF Fwd QciIZ'rlCfirim-ilriiffxflildvffwigor dmfold r'um-DON' WJHMJJIMJU rffrtafrfre '-Four 'Tb clmfsf Ilya claw' The Qrnqzwri' .flvklsqlnwt all other-.s. 001' ffPL.JJJl:.lJffy,r,flJJ-'l - fool' ball l'2-W1 Novus gaqklurtq quid we nn? lylre Tosuzlho 5rny.Wv'w War? '1ci:fzIfU:,,AFIJT-ry free-QE q-5+ H19 VIVX wfw Here lb wirf'-fqy il' 53 dvfkrolcl Qi-in'130!l?dH1 -Rah l Tvlalnl -Ilnlil bliss Kenny: Do you mean to tell me you never saw the braces under a bridge? Frederick D.: Yes'm. bliss K.: VVe.ll, where have you been all this time? F. D.: Cn top of the bridge. hilt. Land: "Can anyone tell us about the Declaration of Independence? All right, Irene." Irene: "Four score and seven years ago." 'llhere was a young lady named Perkins, lVho was terribly fond of sweet gher- kins. She ate with delight livery pickle in sight, Till she pickled her internal workins. E. S.: Hhflr. Doran, I just canft get those thingsfl Nlr. D.: "VVhat's the matter?" If. S.: "I don't know anything." hlr. D.: ".'Xren't you a Senior?" Teacher Cto boy coming down stairs two steps at a timej: "Here, young man, ean't you walk more quietly?" Boy: Hlvell, bliss -T sent me on an errand and told me to go like lightning." Teacher: "It seems to me you are going more like thunder." bliss Hughes in Assembly: "There are plenty of girls here who are pre- paring to have a home of their own some day. I have been thinking about this for a long time. 80 THF CRIMSON SPECTATOR PAPER-No. 23. Mr. Spectator: In our High School there is a room which to all appearances is as common as any of the others, except for the fact that there are many tables and books, not to speak of bottles and various other fur- niture. But this room seems to have a certain charm which attracts people to it after school hours. Perhaps it is the presiding officer who is the object of in-- terest. Indeed, he is very handsome Cso some think, tho' slightly inclined to be a bit sanguine as to complexionj and well known as to wit. VVhatever the attraction, this room serves as a congregating place for a bril- liant coterie of wits, and therein an idle stu-dent might while away his time in keen enjoyment. And it quite frequently happens, as is apt to be the case when such wits are so thrown together, that there are many arguments which bring forth such orations as would do credit to Cicero. It would be superfluous to give a de- tailed discussion of any one of these dis- agreements, but there hath been such frequent recourse to a few favored ques- tions and such violent disputes concern- ing them, that the participants must needs compromise and decide to refer them to your most honorable judgment. The first is a question of style. There is one young lady who, by the way, is not an inhabitant of our magnificent city, who is a frequenter of these assem- blages-and Jocinda is generally voted a beauty and liked by all who have be- come acquainted with her many charms. She is tall and of the brunette type, full of life and loves a good time. It was she, you may remember, who trimmed her eyebrows while home on a vacation, and created such a sensation on her re- turn. But, above all, is she fond of dressy and, indeed, she is far from back- ward in demonstrating Qher fastidious testes along that line. I happened to be absent during the Hrst part of this dis- cussion, and so cannot give an account Of how it started, altho' I have an im- pression that it began with the young lady's remark that the new overcoats for the young men, which fit the upper part of the anatomy like abanana peel, and Hare out at the bottom as one of those delicious fruits from which the peeling has been partly removed, were "perfectly ridiculousf' At any rate, the argument was hot, and the participants were there-Iocin-da, the aforemen- tioned official fwhom we shall call Phil- anderj, and another gentleman whom everybody likes for his good nature and keen entertaining abilities, and whom we shall call Percival, the name by which he is best known to his most intimate friends. The gentlemen firmly main- tained that the high-heeled shoes, bril- liant hosiery, and all the fripperies of feminine vanity were all bosh, and that the men were the only persons who had any common sense about clothing. But altho' both gentlemen are known to be good talkers, yet they could not outdo the brilliant wit an-d pretty argu- ments of the charming Jocinda, who furiously raved at the hideous English style of menls clothing and warmly cham- pioned the delicious finery of the femi- nine fancies. There could be no com- promise, for the lady refused to give up her beloved high heels and the young men their umbrella overcoats. The next question, Dear lVIr. Specta- tor, which we refer to your all-wise judgment, has to do with the wisdom of the sexes. The ladies maintain that the female is the wisest by far and that to be her equal a man must be at least ten years older. And they propound their ideas with such pretty wisdom and deep cogitations that the men are in for be- lieving them themselves, but for the fact that they are proud creatures and cock their noses at the idea of marrying a babe in swaddling clothes-which, in- deed, many of them would have to do by this ideal. Indeed, it is distressing. for it is a vital question, and we cannot come to any conclusion. The other question, Mr. Spectator, is: "Where is the seat of affections ?'l Phil- ander, who is a man of much scientific THE CR knowledge and little sentiment, would have it in the head, and the male coterie uphold himg for must not all men stick together against these dangerous fe- males? But Jocinda, Sacharissa, Car- millo and the other almost equally charming members of their sex place it in the heart, and weep bitter, senti- mental tears that any "old, heartless fogy" should put it otherwise: for His not the heart the theme of poetry, the vital part of life and all connected with it? Men are such blockheadsln And the blockheads are true to their title, and all remain firm. So, what can we do? lndeed, blr. Spectator, our situation of indecision hath been made very sad and so we appeal to your superior wis- dom and wide experience with humanity and its problems for a solution to these three questions. Solve them, good Mr. Spectator, and oblige, Your most humble servant, THALESTRIS. XVILLIAM VVILSON-MY AVAR- ICE IN EGYPT. Ufitlz due apologies to the memory of Edgar .flllen Poe. Slowly Egypt's sun was setting be- yond the massive pyramids and as the last shadow fell over the enigmatical physiognomy of the Sphinx, l, Yvilliam Wilson, shouldering pick and spade, could have been seen plodding over the desert to unearth the hidden treasure of one of the Pharaohs. l had long been a traveler on the islands and on the continent and, fresh from the pleasures of Naples, was about to search for untold wealth. The se- cret of its hiding place had been de- ciphered by me from the hieroglyphic-s on the back of a scarabaeus that had been owned by some Egyptian monarch centuries and centuries before. Though in Egypt but a few days, l felt sure of my directions, as l am at home every- where. The large, full moon, throwing a sul- phurous lutre over all, arose to find me laboriously digging for the hidden IMSON 81 wealth. Hour after hour l toiled away unceasingly, my greed for gold and av- arice spurring my tired muscles to fur- ther efforts. The pile of dirt at my side increased amazingly fast, until it seemed as if it would soon rival in size the distant pyramids. lVhen light first began to glimmer in the east, turning the gray clouds to hya- cinth and purple, my efforts were appa- rently rewarded. lNly pick had struck something hard-the treasure was within my reach! l quickly cleared the remaining earth away, a blow from my pick opened a magnifiicent marble sarcopha- gus, and jewels which might have been the glory of kings and crowned the heads of queens dazzled my eyes. As l stooped to grasp the fortune at my feet, overpowered by an intense sentiment of horror, unaccountable yet unendurable, l turned, to see the visage of the marble figure, recumbent on the lid of the sar- cophagus, change to the lineaments of my omnipresent double, Nvilliam Wil- son. .-Xt this moment l heard his ever- remembered, low, whispering voice say- ing: "Touch not Egypt's hidden treas- ure," and l lost consciousness. VVhen l regained my senses the sun was high in the heavens and, as before my coming, the treasure was buried -deep and guarded by Egypt's immortal watch- dog,-the Sphinx. -Bernire Bmnliergcr. Chester Gates, taking part of Silvius in HAS You Like lt": 'f0h, Phebe, Phebe, Phebe lv ls it as you like it, Chester?" 82 THE CRIMSON THE NEW HOUSEKEEPING. d Corwenience for Buclzelors. Edited By Ima Bitta Yeast. Lady Fingers.-Take ten ladies' fin- gers and roll them in syrup and al- monds. Very sweet. Birdie New Pudding.--lNlake custard as if for pie and pour while warm into bird's nest. Sparrow nests are the proper size for individual dishes. Date Pzzddifzg.-Make dates with ten girls for one evening. Stir them up by asking them to go to picture show. VVhen thoroughly heated by discussion of who is to sit by you, cool them off by a ride in a Ford. Serve each of them a glass of limeade. Stale Sponge Cake Puddi11g.-Sepa- rate two eggs, placing one in icebox an-d one in pantry. Roll a stale sponge in whites of these eggs and serve when you are hungry. Domino Cakes.-Stir one box of dou- ble nine dominoes into a Hbatteredu bowl. After they are thoroughly mixed drop into mouth. Egg VdZ67ZCi6H71Lj.Y.--BOll eggs half an hour and dress each one in a frill of Valenciennes lace. PIANO Q UES TIONS. CAnswered by Stuflel Billiamsj Are the best results at piano attained by sitting high or low? l suggest that you sit in a high chair, because you can have lunches served to you while you are practicing and thus save time. How can l work up a quick tempo? Allow a wasp to sting you when you N SST ws. C-5 Cl! T-cs rf E-2. OD :UQ US-N ,E lee '04 l'2..2 2 fbi. JI U' FD 5. fb LTI 3 FD CL -, ,: Ssfsss-5 Q X - X ' s S S X R Nb R N, . SNS N . isnt Y WS s ls there any way to increase the stretch of my very small hand? WVear a glove three sizes too large and try to make people believe it fits. How to Practice. In resuming my studies in the morn- ing, what should l play first? Harry I.auder's touching ditty, "lt's Nice to Get Up in the Nlorning, and It's Nice to Lie in Bed." The Unemployed Hand. When playing a piece in which rests occur, what should l do with my idle hand? Let "someone" hold it. TO WHOJW TO VVRITE. Arranging Your Hair. How to cover bald spots with culrs. -Mr. A. Devlin. lnterior Decoration. How to furnish a house for two.- R. Hughes. Pretty Boy 'Questions Aids to beautyg hints on complex- ion, hair, etc.-Julian Cochran. Class Parties. How to give them.-Junior Recep- tion Committee. Boys' Problems. Perhaps it is a heart ahfair or a ques- tion in his life at the store or homer- Harry Spencer. Table and Cooking. How to secure a good cook.- Nlessrs. Wlortman and Devlin. THE CR IDEAS OF A PLAIN COUNTRY IXIAN. A traveler from the city once stopped to examine my vegetable garden. l gave him a bouquet of onions and garlic and he went on his weary way much stronger than before. Little do we know the effect which the planting of a few small seeds will have on the life of a man. To our brothers in the city I would say: 'fBanish the cares of the office and indulge in the eifervescing odors of the country air.'l me tell you why an onion strengthens the heart and brings tears of sympathy to your eyes. lt is because it awakens strong chords of sympathy in every good heart. VVhile looking at it everybody is equal in common thought. XVe say: "Behold a thing of strength," and the person or persons near us are one with us in that moment of comprehension. TO .MISS I.. G. P. To be the author of these lines ls enough to drive me mad: l really havenlt half the sense lNfly mother thought l had. Some day I'll be an author true, And then there'll be no doubt But that you'll really love my lines And won't have to just "make out." THE SPRING STYLE BOOK. The following department embodies the ever-growing interest manifested by the sterner sex in the wiles of Dame Fashion. It is edited exclusively for the masculine gender. Ladies are re- quested to have the consideration hith- erto shown by the men, and refrain from reading these paragraphs. A very nobby model in a serving jacket of waterproof material with spa- cious pockets and sleeves capable of holding several ketchup bottles, is a late creation and promises to meet with much favor from the Y. M. C. A. hashers. Crepe de chine shirts will be worn ex- IMSON 83 tensively. They are a bit expensive, but can be made economical by ex- changing with your sister or mother. Plaids are extremely popular. Pea green, orange and pinks are the popular colors for socks, handkerchiefs and shirts. Crepe paper furnishes an excellent dye for variety. Silk ties in changeable, brilliant col- ors will be manifest. A splash of crim- son against a pale green shirt gives an exquisite effect. Gentlemen's suits decrease as ladies' increase. lf your last summer's suit is still 'las good as new," it can be easily made in style by soaking over night in cold water, Knee trousers and elbow-length sleeves add much to the graceful ap- pearance and comfort of the wearer. f'Kitty-Kat" ties to- match the girls' hair and hat ribbons, both in size and color, are in demand. Hair a la pompadour is retiring in favor of the part, especially the middle part. Clf your pomp refuses to stay down, you can get the assistance of either Mr. Bass or Mr. Yorkj Shorts will be worn much longer this year. Not over four weeks, however. For wear use lubricating oil. Canes are very popular-and practi- cal in emergency cases. They have a crook which will fit over the arm of the girl you may be accompanying, enabling you to walk beside her without crump- ling her Howing dress. A brilliant colored feather from your father's pet rooster inserted in a dainty pink bow, gives a nifty touch to the wide Panama, which will be the craze this summer. NVhite kid pumps or shoes with brown lowers and white tops promise to meet with much favor and fit well with the figured hose. A very nobby model in an evening coat is a late creation and one which will probably be much in demand be- cause it is guaranteed not to show pow-- der or hair. It is very economical to High School boys-it saves many com- plications. 84 THE CRIMSON SENIOR DOIN'S. The Seniors started off their social calendar for 1916 with a fake burial of their Uhoodool' fruit Cake. This was put on for the benefit of Juniors, as the Seniors realized that Juniors had an un- usual love for cake. No doubt the Sen- iors shocked the natives when they heard their chorus of some 400 voices, more or less, in concert that evening. lf there were any of them who failed to ruin their clothes rolling down hills, it must have been an accident. 2. Naturally, the Seniors didn't want to see "Babe" go off mad, so they concluded they would give an informal farewell party for him. lf a picture- show man had been in town that night, he would certainly have sacrificed his life to get a glimpse of the Seniors. It was a tacky party, and tacky in all senses of the word, too. Bernice and one of the boys Cthey won't say whoj exchanged clothes-overalls and apron. Speaking about eats! They claim them as the best ever and thank Margery over and over again for offering her home as a rendezvous for the Ugangm that evening. 3. The "Dignities,l' as the Seniors call themselves, thought that a little for- mality would make the season more fashionable, so gave a big gym party for the faculty and post grads. They took old St. Patrick as their honored hero. The color scheme was green and white, with blue and gold at the stair- Way. Although all the faculty weren't there, we had a fine time-at least the guests said so. Qui' specialty for the evening was a suffrage parade. Every- one looked very striking in costumes of green and white, and ate heartily of the refreshments. 4. You can depend on the Seniors snatching anything that's offered them. The faculty came up with a banquet in honor of the Seniors, and of course the whole class turned out. A four-course dinner was served, which was followed by after-dinner speeches by Edith Buchanan, Mr. Hughes, lWr. Devlin, Bernice Foster, Ralph Moore and Miss Pressler. Although the benefits We reaped lasted only a few hours, the memory of such an event will last far into the misty annals of eternity. 5. The Seniors went on a hayrack after the cake, and the Juniors tried to go, too. But that's all the Juniors did do. They thought they knew where the cake was, but they didn't. So they went back to where they came from and left the Seniors to dig up their cake in peace. But it was far from peace that followed. Percy and Harpold didn't like the idea of having to break rocks to get the cake, but they had to do it. And Hughes and Bass helped, too. VVell, they finally dug it out and opened the tin box with a rusty can opener. The better half of this mys- terious cake was eagerly devoured by the hungry. After they had eaten all there was to be eaten, except the grass, they all went back to the wagon, climbed aboard and set sail for home, arriving at port about nine bells. 6. The Junior-Senior reception has n't come off yet. But, of course, a good time is assure-d. There no doubt will be a good crowd, as the Seniors feel like they will have the best ever. Prepare, ye faculty and students, To see yourselves as others see youg For the gala day of all the Senior year is near in view. You had beter be prepared to get what's coming to you. If you have been acting up during the year, there is a great danger of you gaining notoriety. Of course, the Seniors do not mean any harm if you should happen to be the one the joke falls on. lt's only a little school-day fun. English is a language, And is always going to be. lt starte-d with the Saxons, And now it's got to me. Latin is a language- At least it used to be. First it killed the Romans, And now itls killing mel THE CR THE SIGNS OF THE TIME. Though southward and eastward threatening war clouds darken our na- tion's horizon, the particular bit of sky above our beloved F. S. H. S. was never brighter. The inauspicious beginning of our class of 1916 in the "stalls" of Con- vention Hall is almost crowded from our minds by the delights of our present surroundings. The building of which our town might Well be proud is fact receiving the fin- ishing touches, given by appropriate pic- tures and pieces of statuary. The bust of Lincoln resting above the door at the left of the stage speaks of the inter- est shown by the class of 1915, while the handsome bas-relief, "VVashington Crossing the Delaware," at the back of the stage, shows the loyalty of the class of 1913. "Burns' Cottage in Win- ter,', adorning the west wall of the study hall, reminds us of the victory won in the declamation contest at Co- lumbus by one of our own class. "The Flight of Night," "Dawn," and "Sun- set on the lWeadow," in the inner office, point to the energy shown by the stu- dents in making a success of the Art Exhibit brought to Convention Hall. Rembrandt's f'Mill" and i'The Shep- herdess," which beautify the sewing- room, give evidence of the zeal and skill of the home economics classes as shown in their candy bazaars. The trophy money from the recent victories won in the Iola-Fort Scott contest, promises further decoration. Brighter than these decorative touches, however, are the many signs of IMSON 85 numberless activities pointing to the in- creased usefulness of the school. The columns contributed each week to both of the city dailies cannot fail to con- vince of the effective work of the Eng- lish department. The class in public speaking, of course, speaks for itself, and the public is much delighted at its manner of doing it. It is a new feature in the school, which is deservedly in great favor. The new wireless now being erected on the top of our building bears witness to the enthusiasm of the boys in the physics classes. The busy scene in the sewing room, where all are engaged in making worth-while articles, and where many Junior and Senior girls are making their own frocks for the much-looked-for event. the Junior-Senior reception, tes- tifies to the practical work done there. The classes in cooking have, perhaps, the most pleasing way of demonstrating their knowledge, and this year the fac- ulty, the school board, the students and the general public have been given am- ple opportunity to judge of their skill. lncreased interest in manual training is evinced by the articles of increasing use- fulness and beauty continually being taken home from the shops. Much as these signs betoken, doubt- less the most propitious of all is the great success of the night school. With its classes in full operation, as our su- perintendent expects to have them next year, old F. S. H. S. will indeed be- come not only a school for Hall the chil- dren of all the people," as one author has named his book, but a school for all Ihr' people. ii if "'-ff ,. ff iggfigl' gag?-fe.-Q-mQ..Q' "M """f' f1.i.s,:a,,W5,g -91:1 gy- 45 -YS .24 'i-tl ' "'2"'7' nf."-19" 1 5 'fe.'ff1'e::'1ge '11 mailfw 'S Q' 1 f .ev ii' 1 Miiffae h . ' ' -1 -.if-.A . ' . 2 .4 , ...f- ' '. V 2 - - - V . , ' .Inf 'Q '. f- .. 'MH f TZJSXH' I ' S-'37 . .e 'at . fe tm, 155 fl? a- fi. "----.5f'?fb 'B '3f"'aii.fAF.'w'iEfFf' - 'Ha ' 'C-.1-4:-gm- Q ' f 'Q-2--.,gmf' 'iraqi ' Tumi-, ., ar xifHQ'F-1-if r ' F 5-f,, .Y-asv. ' I Q saws ir . . a H? MJ . ,M I. fi mm .- iii, gi wkg, .1555 In ine Gracluaiing Class of , I 5 There Were 21 Boys n j TW' I7 of fnem wore Q1 2 .O ,SML Greenfeld Season Ahead f , ey Cloihes f fa 57' BL hlkvhfr --1 Q ,af afilllllttfln Zlhiftkllglfz gllii if is the young mrufs store-first, last and D fghlm 5 all the time. ' N X c'Q'lHll7 SUITS ...,.... 517, 520, 52250, 525 W X 5 Select Yours Today. F1 Greenjqelal Clothing Co. Q 20 South Main S11 Q ' ll1'Og'1'l vivo in Policy clUllSC,l'YIlllYl' lu .Xclvcf1'Tisi11g' . . 9960, I D nv G o o D s I Z The Oldest Store The Newest lBlo1'ul1z111clise Haberman Siuclio Pfzoiograplwers I l'2 South Main Szfreef Fort Scoit, Kansas llll01lC 12329-ll Graduation Gifts-Class Pins Our Stock is Always Full of Numerous Little Articles Nlost Appropriate for Gifts of This Nature. lVe're Always Glad to Have You Look Our Line Over. ROBERT R. LOTTERER 7 South Main St. 3l1l11llli11Clll1'lllg Jeweler. W. NIOORE, President. FRANK CUNNlNGHAlVl,Cashier. F. H. FOSTER, Active Vice-Prest. H. G. PENNY, Assistant Cashier. aslir-IK BA CAPITAL ...... Sl00,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFIT 340,000.00 322 IlllCl'E'5l' Paid 011 Time Dcposils and Szwizzgs drrozllzfs. Aff"7 jl it . ,c..-gw-neges Qrlgg l-llglu School Students 5 ff.5 We extend to you a special invitation to come to our 2 A VICTROLA ROOMS, on the ground floor of our st 1' 0 5 -- : 'S and listen to a VICTROLA concert of any and all piece 5 , you may wish to hear. We want you to come and you ? , lg X55 A lf I i"' tlT:tAYl ,l?1l will be alwa swelcom 73220 Q if ff ., Ralf . li- ktlff illlllillll a ll J 9 -. w:s.2,'X " Q--V 'P V . ff 0 1 f , ggigwsggii, , I1e1'?11'6Sooit1'ium1furetf 1! Q5 f runNlrunE,cAnPErsm1onarfmfs - QXXX-X Fonr scorr. KA Ns. Looking About- Afijix Q5 Xxx? A in our new and greatly enlarged Gi Clothing Store is like faking a X X-J x f". T . . . . j W shopping trip in a large czfy. J X XM 5 X 5 Here you find everything a young man or boy needs K Mi to Complete an up-to-date wardrobe. Stop in and look ' at our complete line of goods. 1 if Meyerhardt 61 Hughes U 12 South Main St. No. 3175 The Citizens National Bank Of Fort Scott, Kansas Capital 5100000.00 K Surplus and Profit 370,000.00 0145101 f YERS C. C. NELSON, President. F. A. BALDVVIN, Ass't. Cashier. C. D. SAMPLE, Vice-President. T. IW. GIVENS, Ass't. Cashier. J. 'I'. BPIATTY, Cashier. L A LITTLE TIP Below are listed some of the world's greatest photodramas and they will be shown either at the Pictureland Theatre or Vaudette Theatre soon. They are pictures that the rental is from 5100.00 per day to 535.00 per day, featuring well known stars. Do not compare them to the ordinary feature picture and consider yourself lucky you have the chance to see them in Fort Scott instead of journeying to New York, Chicago or even Kansas City. Broadway can't show any better photoplays. 'TTHE BA TTLIC CRY OF l'liACl'l,' Adapted from Hudson Maxim's book, "Defenseless America." This picture depicts our utter weakness against foreign invasion, and is A CALL TO ARMS .XGAIXST WAR. "The Ne'er Do Well," by Rex Beach. "The Bondman." "Souls in Bondage," by Daniel Carson "The Misleading Lady." Goodman. "The Feast of Life." "Dollars and Cents," by Albert Pay- "Sudden Riches." son Terhune. "Tangled Fates." "The Eternal Sap1ho." "The Other Sister." "God's Country and a Woman." "The Woman of It." "Salvation Joan." "The Crucial Test." "Ther Great Divide." "The Way of the World." "The Prince Chap." HLa Boheme." "The Silver Spell." "Friday, the 13th." The Pictureland and Vaudctte pictures are the best photoplays, by the best authors, featuring the most celebrated stars. TAKE THE TIP. We cater to the discriminating class that cares for quality pictures. Fort Scott Novelty Works EARL E. HALL, Proprietor. DEALER IN BICYCLES AND BICYCLE REPAIRS. BICYCLE AND GENERAL REPAIR SHOP. 121 Market St. Phone 464. Fort Scott, Kans. Make OUR Drug Store YOUR Drug Store- Prichard-Blatchley Drug Co. 'KTHE REXIILI. STOREU Eastman Kodaks and Supplies. Liggett's, Fenway and Lowney's Chocolates. FAIR DEALING1 PROM PT SICRVIVIC A. Schafer gl Sons Popular Priced Groceries QUALITY GOODS SA'l'IHIf'1'1i"1'1lUN lil'1X'R.XN'l7EED 'Enid ON ES -WARR DRYAGOODS GZ A Store for Everybody Saiisfaciion or 1 Your Money Back 'mgxlon KS-WARR Dmrngoons Q BOOSTERS 'WANTED IPIiI'fiS SODAS 9 - t ms J ag 11 11 CRIMSON 11 1 11 1 11 th th 11 1 Drug StOI'C 11 1 11 1 11 th LS 1 1 th 1 th y 11 11 th 11 Phgng 1hA 111 1111111111 Th CTIVISON f 1 y IXXNIJY SUNIJRIES l The Young lVlan or Woman Who Says H1 mar -and then comes often to The Kansas State and does it, has the stutl in them that makes success. Just say right now, "I will own a good, healthy, growing savings account in The KANSAS STATE, "The Hunk ffm! I1lTC'!I'S'5 1111115 you right." The Kansas State Bank Northwest Corner Blain and Xvall Streets. D. G. COBB, Pres. li. E. RFID, Vice-Pres. J. T. BFATTY, Sec.-Treas. The Fort Scott 'Wholesale Grocer Company wiw1.EW,E GROUERS. DISTRIBUTORS OF Purity Oats, Thistle and XVhite Daisy Brands of New York Fruits and Vegetables-.-Xlso Sun-Kist line of California Fruits. Where Every Effort ls Made To Please You From the Largest and hflost Complete Stock of Hardware in Southeast Kansas. Penniman Hardware Company 48th Year. St-e.infBloch Clothes Douglas and Stacy-Adams Shoes LIELPIVIANS' -Since 1866- THE HOME OF BETTER CLOTHES AND SHOES. 12 and I4 North lVlain. Fort Scott, Kansas. Tiger Hats Emery Shirts QUALITY SERVICE I SPENCERS' The Qualizy Slore and Meat Zllarket. Phone 246-247 702 E. Vtfall St. Opposite Frisco Depot SERVICE QUALITY Konantis The Peoples Horse TIITLNVII and Yo. I East Vvzrll St. IXIOUJI' ll,l'lVCll SCIVIUC. SUOTT , ,,, , W, 7 WW, Come in to Iwi Us Frmrzff Your Diploma The Goodsell Music Shop And hear the Re-creations of Edi- Tfzefl ri Store son artists on THE NEIV EDI- IQI t',XX'l,1l,zS SON, A S. Cor. Ulllff if Mzlizl, Upstairs 15 South Blain Phone 189 NOT SO! Oh, the meanness of a Senior when he's mein Oh, the leanness of Z1 Junior when he's lean, But the meanness of the meanest And the leanness of the leanest Can't compare with the greenness of Z1 Freshie when he's green. -Ex. Boys- When you get that job this Slll1lI1l01', or XYIIPII 5'0ll,1'i' driving' Iml1fi,S car, or When youire workingg' in Morin-ris flower Q21 111011, or Wvhcn you go on that summer V2lC2lii01l You 1lI'0?Q'Ui1lj.1'i0 11001121 suit of Oyvrzilis. Wvhy not' Toll your vlotliivr that yon Wzinls Lakin-Mckey Qveralls i Till'l'0 :xron'1 1lll.Y "Just :ls good." MADE RIGHT-IN FORT SCOTT F. A. POTTER Dealer in G1'0ce1'i1-s. Fresh Meats, Flour X Feed, Boots, Shoes, Dry Goods and Ur0ll6l'l2l1 3I0l'lfll2llllliS6 We are located a long Way from the ofhce of the Crimson, but you can call us by phone and We Will serve you at once. Anything in the above named lines. VVQ are for the Fort Scott High School all the time. Phone 40 1202-4 Fast Wlall St. Fort Scott, Kans. A green little boy ln a green little Way, A green little apple Devoured one day. And the green little grass Now tenderly Waves Qler the green little apple boy's Green little grave. George Xvashington, so history saith, A sportsman true was he: And yet he never in his life A fisherman could be. He never to the brookside Went To cast the bait or Hy, He lacked the anglerls chiefest gift He could never tell a lie. An Exclusive Shoe Shop- Unfatiling in Style and Quality. Ask to soo our 'Fort Hoott Hi Sport Boot. 9 Seehler s Shoe Store 13 Wall St. Fort Scott, Kansas Advice From Ilolnie Economic Classes 1. To prevent accidents: Fill the kerosene can With Water. 2. Put the lemons in the refrigerator or they'll sour. 3. To remove fruit stains from linen: Use the scissors. 4. To make biscuits light: Drench them With gasoline and touch a match to them. 5. To prevent accidents: Put all food in the basement. ., . Emi WEN: A i3ClFNT!5T 5fV15,'iVHfXT L l'5 Q,0YlTc1tI1'oub"THCTl why hm' flux: LE,-,QM grfefegf be LFLQ t l H J Lil l . EL H-. mm iqvar' cw-Tl ri e 4 WI-IAT AUTO-BEE Beside Il garage grew a rose, lllind-tossetl with stem atiltg One night unseen Some gasoline Unto this rose was spilt. Adulterzited flower juice A bee did sip next morn: And now he docs No longer buzz, But just honlc-honks his horn. THE TRUTH i 'l'he Crimson is an invention. The school gets all the fame, The printer gets :ill the money. And the staff gets all the blame. S7 87 Fort Scott Laundry FLEA N ISHS A NIJ PR ICSSHRS. 87 87 ff, , , Q lf, gi 15 K L' L ,g ' Y Y' -J X f f ' 'Q 'i " ff' , N w .N- 5 wg JM. , ,4 1 , J, .1 , , - Wwe: J -Kxix X ' A ' 21- if! In , f"vg7,f.ff'-':'er f vp' - Mex H ' N- ffzzjf ' -f :If-' Y -N --F-r'r+:: '41 1 ,fy - ' "mm 3, ff ff? , K ' I D ry 425- if I L.- lr X '16 y iii-Q-i?S"" I I ' ' fi' ' iifl 1' iegi I wgslligg T4 , hay e,1flE1iii' 'i ll 4 . ff - X RF ti qu MILA, f f-Q41 as E 1 'EQW ' 'A' X ff, N X X ff: 7 Xafi f- lf 'if R5 ' ' f 7 ' - 'C T23 T - WN W f fi ,. ff NOW FSNV7-fme QFTER' .1 3 1 --:A . Nl R Y ,, . A5-' Elqgfil I E jesvfifal fag! 4 p' '11Z6.ll',z6'-is nl" I" f4'9'5:!'4 ' 4'2!f"Q'fisv,'fex '4 z ,E . , , L.. L 0 5H'D ll-IE FREEHNIEN V 'EVE-R LOOKEV mmm 1:-arc '-me 'Fu'rvTe6? f I 0 1 f 9 The most important event of your school life-graduation-is surely worth a portrait. "Prize tcizzmfr Photo ,lssociation of ,1ll1Cl'ilTIl.U We are here from the old Fort Scott High We are here to back our team, We've a team that's in the struggle, And they'll make old victory scream. We've a team that we're proud of t d 0 ay, For the crimson true they vie. There's not a team can make their courage falter, For they're from the Fort Scott High. STREETER BLAIR You Are Always VVelcome at T X Q DRUG STORE I5 South hflain St. Frank Shoemaker John Synott Gauggefs Butter Crisp and Home Made Bread Sold by All Grocers No. National Ave. Phone ll "HIi,1 TING S YS TISJWS THA T HEA T" Weathers 81 Aus PLUMBING AND HEATING Om' Sp1'fiz1lfi1'5.' lf. O. T. Clo.wfs, Kohler EIIIl7ll8T7UlII'K. 113 South Main St. Phone 200 FORT SCOTT, KANSAS. The C. C. Crain Hardware Co. HEADQLTAR'I'ERS FUR SPORTING GQODS. The Largest and Nlost Complete Line of Sporting Goods, Hardware and Auto Supplies to he found in Southeastern Kansas. Also Agents for the DODGE BROTHERS hlotor Car. ll South Main Street. Phone 15

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