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ATRIOTS arc men \\ ho lm e America so that the~ would gi\ c their liHs for it, and neyer care \\ hcther an.\ bod.\ heard that the.' had p;i\ en their li' cs for it; \\ illinp; to die in obscurity, if onh the.\ might sene. Those arc the men, and nations like those men arc the nations. that a rc going to !:>trn' the \\Oriel and saYC it." "p


i ll:. hand of "ar has reached across the sea To grasp the sacred rights "e hold so dear. The bon~, wipping lingers lust to hold The nation's honor in their deathlike clutch, And crush its life as the, have crushed their own. Great, deadly, unseen t;aps are set to spring Upon the ship that bears their luckless pre:-, While on the threatened land lurk scheming spits Who plot to soil the honor of our land. \\'ith noble purpose and with faith secure, o t hought of conquest or material gain, The nation has stood brave!.\ up to guard lle r principles of justice and of peace. Her a im is high, her cause a hoi.\ one; With Cr) that true denHK-racy might [i, c, ller patriot sons ha' c taken up the task To liberate the ,,oriel, that all nHl\ li\f..' I n peace to choose their cherished \\a\ of life. \\' ith love and honor for tht• ~tars and stripes The heroes true have ~lad I, pledged their [i, es \\ ithout a thou~ht of self to die obscure, Each man a link in one un,iclding chain To bind the crud, monstrous hand of \\arTo sene, to sa\e, to die, and glad!.'· dit', Sustained to krHm the flag of Libert' Shall ''a'c a hcalin~ b:tlm to all thc.\\orld.

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Editorial S this goeS to press, 1\e kn Oll that our country has actiYely Cn!{a~ed in 11ar; and IIC do not feel that ou r book would be complete 11 ithout mention of the situation in 11 hich 11c find ourscl1es politicall~·. A fe11 weeks ago, :-. Jr. llosmcr of Uti ca, 1\ l iss., spoke to us on the work being done in the South in the cause of negro educatio n by Prof. lloltzclaw. l ie c:-.plaincd that this man, a negro graduate of Tu!>kegcc, had started wi thout mone.1· or friends, and stated tha t he had accomplished h is pu rpose of building a school for illiterate negroes by the force of the 1ision 11hich he had. In spite of the co urage neccs!>ary t o enab le a speaker (or an editor) to use that much-abused word serious!.,·. 11e vent ure not onl _y to agree 11 ith him, but to recommend the usc of the same so rt of 1 ision in our national clealtngs; to recommend that the " liberty, justice and humanit)" talk we hear 11hene~er the flag is displa~ed be made practical. o one thinks it sent imentalism to say t hat the flag stan ds for a variety of heroic sentiments. 1t is onl v 11 hen a man tries to make it stand for these sentiments: or acts on the principle that it. does stand for them, that he is decried as a sent imentalist. The 11ord "1ision" is employed b.' e1·ery stump politician. lie 11ill point to the flag draped arounci his picture, and announce that "here there is no Yision the peop!c perishc th; and 11 e app laud h im rapturous!.), and \'Otc for him for the sake of Yisionar.\ platform s. But if a man attem pts to enforce this con viction we call him a dreamer. It is the st ump politicia n who is a dreamer, a nd a sentimenta list : this man is tr.\ ing to 11ork in renlitics. But there arc some of us 11 ho 11 ou ld applaud and then act. \\'c belie' e that the !lag docs sta nd for Iibert.\·, fo r justice- in a word, for h u man it.\ . We believe that 11 here there is no v isio n the people do perish; twci we a rc afrn id thnt the United States may lose its Yis ion as the 11 ttr p rogresses. " \Vh ile we do these things let us be 'cr.\ clear nn cl make vcr.\ clear to all the 11 oriel "hat our moti1 cs and ou r ob jects arc. Our object is to' indicate the principles of peace and of justice in the life of the 11orld, as a~ainst selfish a nd aut ocrat ic power." \Ve belic,·c, to be sure, that according t o internationa l la11 we arc justified in lig hting ; a nd tha t according to popular morality we a rc forced t o it. But during the terrible war that is upon us, let us nc1 cr lose sight of "hat we arc lighting for. Other nations may fight fo r conquest, but not America. The~ may 11agc 11ar in selllshness, in narr<m patriotism, but we cannot. \Ve sta nd before the 11orlcl, the a\ owed and accepted c ham pion of brotherhood. We have not made t his claim as a poet ic conceit or a corwent iona l but harmless boast. \\'c ha,·c made it beca use 11 c believed it. It has made our eountr.' more than a nation, and our love fo r it more than patriotism. \\'e ha'e made it beca use 11e bclic,·ed that, more than a n,\ other country, 11c had a right to it. Let us remember that our ori gin and existence as a nation arc different from those o f a ny other country. The Germ ans in Europe may get together a nd ligh t the French in Europe, the European English ma~ disconcert the European Turk but we propose t o set against Germany forces made up of Germans. \\'c say they arc Americans no11, and .so they are-German.\' has contri buted them t o us. Ever~ nation has helped to ma ke up th at vast, har monious consolidation - America. To be a n Ame rican is to be first so mething else. T o be a loyal America n is not to love a certain amou nt o f la nd a nd water, or the people 11 ho lil'c within its boundaries, or e1 e n a certa in form of go1·ern mc nt. The most patriotic American is the cosmopolitan. The tru est citizen is the most a rde nt ad ,·ocatc of humanity. The loyal German must love Germany, and the loyal Frenchman must lo,·c Fra nce; but the lond Amer ica n must love the world . Let us hold this in mind·" hen ''e t ake up a rm s against Germany. We a re not lightin g the people o f Germany. \\'e cannot, "ithout gi v in ~ up t his greatest of o ur t radi t ions, for the sake of which we ha1 e a lrcncly giYen up the \ l onroe Doctri ne a nd the polic)· of keeping clear of foreign cntnnglemcnts. either are 11 c lig ht ing Ger ma ny as n personal cncmj but as a foe to liberty. And 11·c a rc not a llies of any nati on that may light for a nationa l in t e rest, but only of the nations that light for interests co mmon to a ll. If 11 e 11 in, our on !) inclcmnit.\' shn ll be the establishmcl}floof democracy in the lands we will have conquered, and for ou rsel\'es "a great reunion 11 itll"'ou r foe."

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OLIVER M. DICKERSON

MORTON WHEELER

PAUL BAUMGARTNER

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HENRY MUENCH

WALTER NISSEN

ARTHUR GALLIEN

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" Prexy" il E chief function of an Annual, for out~ider~. i::. to boast of the asset~ of the ~chool it represents. \\'e hope that all outsiders "ho ha' e the chance "ill read this, bt•cau~e it tells about our principal asset, President ~ l a""ell. \\'e do not chiefly aim to co n1 incc .1 ou that 11c lul\e a ~ood president, because ~ou kno11 that. \\ c 11ant t o con' inee ,\OU th a t 1\C kno11 that 11c htl\e a ~oucl president. Also ,,·e 11ant to convince i\ lr. l\fa-.;ll'd l th at ll'e knoll' it. We ha1 e heard th at a president is not '' ithout honor, saYe in his o\\ n school. The reason for this is that for the benefit of the appla udin~ wanclstancl he sets forth the !!;<><>d points of the school, a nd for the benelit and pri\ ate delectation or the students he ell\ dis to so me e'\tent on their faults. But 11c take this opportun it,\- to certil\ that, ''berea~ 11c kno11 that Pres. \la:-.ll'ell is kn o" n and admired mer the State, he is not on l.' better kno11n but more admi red in the \\'inona ormal School. \\'e re~pect him as a man '' ho hold~ a respo nsi ble position because he is the man for the place. \\'c kn o11 that altho he works quieti.' , he is constant!.' occupied 11 ith plans and efforts to imprme the ~chool. \\'c admire him for his e'\ecuti,·c abilit.' , hi::. high ~tand ard s and his scholarship. And 11 c apprt•:i:ltl' him as a courteous, kindly and sincere friend.

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Fir ... l we introduce the Cas~idy t\' ins. We honor Collcttt." b)• giving her first pl~cc. <.m ing to her elderly m~wncr und di~niflcd bearin~. I3csidt•s being an cncyclopC'dic compendium of accurate infc>rmatlon, thi'S younp; Indy is an nccomplishcd musician. With fxx_)kish tn:,tc"> and a qui~.-·t, elegant poi!'tc, she ha.., all the rcquin.:mt·nt' of a lovdv spin..,h.·r schoolma':trl'l.

GnACE FEnnEY

sweetest of all Kindcrg:artncrs, goes on her \\UV, o,o dct·P. in her thoughts, that sh~.· j, r~.-·gardless of other~, until someone in trQublc passe~. when .,he bc,ornc:"' the Good Samaritan. VIc need Gay, with her su~g<"stion:-., guidance, and h~,;·lp. She Martled tit(' dn'' with •ln l I pap<.·r this \\ inh.·r. Gay,

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LEO:\A AL\IQI,IS1 "She j, :l d(·ttr, S\.H't't girl," and prove~ it each day. I low she: manages to do oil her work required by h(.r con!-icit:ncc. a., a censor, hrtv<' the t(tXJd times ::1nd co1nc ha('k each morning to school look in~ as fresh as a de,., y [lll<'IHO!lt.'. i~ a marvel. f'rorn that, one can sec the ... cntinwnt~ of tht..· class as rc~:,rd~ l .t•on a.

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A quiet, attractive girl who~<.· .,,isdom is no t tiH~ kind

k<'cpin~-t ht'r hl'acl buried in :J book. ll cr de<·p br0\\11 c.vc' arc capablt.' of showinf! joy, and kindness in a ll\O!,t pl~.·a~ing manner.

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BE,TA LAWSO'Our friend Benta l~twson j.., n regular \'[::t ud \1ulll'r in pl·r ...on. B<-side... hl·r decorative value, !'he i~ accomplish in~ ''ondcrs in the :lthl\·tic \\Orld . She is spccialtzin~ in swimming, being ublc to lid.. "iolcntly "hem hl'r h:wds huvc a firm gra-,p on the rod.

\VIwn Jeanettt.' atu·mJ.H S :.. th1np;, she bt'C~ it thru, "hatc·vl'r that t ll itlp:: may ht·. This ,.,..ould seem con-

tmry to the line of talk ~dn.· ~omctirnc'i puts up in some of her cl3-;scs, but it i!> trut· ncv..· rtlu:lc~..,. \Vc can ~t:c, hmH'\ t.'r, that there;..,. no bluff in llt·r fricnds:hip.

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R. F1TC11- " J eanny Jane"

Jt·anny Jant~ ma_y be cmotionnlly phltf!:matic, but slu.• j, a llr~a cia~ ~uthcrn b(:llc. Her gulden halo wa..,. tho beacon light that k-d poor Michael a sad life t1ll thl· Piper straighterwd 1hmg ... out and led our cla';s thru devious ways to a triu mphnnt graduation. '"Tht• Junior~ w(ln't bclicv~.· a thinf!; I tell th<'m any ll1tlre."


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A hearty, wholt."-"'Oulcd, girl '' ho would do, and dot''• t:vt·r.vt.h inFC in hcr pc:)wt.•r to m:tkc ha fri end ... happ,\ . \V h•H a comrade 'hc i-;-cht·er.., up the de)\\ nfll.~artt:d, and add, t o tht.• nu:rrimcnt ''here\ cr slu.· ~ocs

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A... the hrctrJ:C from the f\todcl blo''~ ih whifl.., that mal..c u~ rt:"ali~c :1 part uf u-; is thcn.·. it carrit•s no l ittl~o.• pr~ti~c..· for one young: practitioner . J (onor j.., due tht•c, Selma. A trut.· dau).!;htc..-r of the Norm ul.

Dignifit-d, very thoru in ht·r work, and tdways knh"" W t· wuu ltl not be o;;urpri<.,c..·d to ~cc ;lll the lc..·ttcr.., of the alph~,bct after ht:r name. She i~ too kind to hurL a tly, and an atlcction•~t'-' and l«,(vol (rit.·nd. he r lc~ons fron; A to Z.

She i!'t one of our Anu.•rican beau tic~. whom the tt'aching pror{~'\ion can la y no hold upon. Tlw she did not take the ''l lou-.chold Arts" co ur .;;;c, we surmi"c tlwt ... h,_. will ben conk in the ll('\.lr fuLUn·.

A ra re com bination Qf w it und intt·llt·ct, and :1 ~ood st ud("nt, Sadit.· car. ~t:t out an artistlc dc ... i~tl a~ quicl.. .as :t wink.

She is ~nown n"' nne uf t he kind~t . swceu:~t. and rno't amiable ~;irloro of uur clus.... S ht: i~ untirin~ in prt..'parin~ lonJt; :uHiunpos,i hlt> le~"on~ \\•hen the re~t have.: given up. (N. B It sou nd.., lik<· on t.>pit~tph, but s hc..~'s :.-.t ilt :tlivc and hcnlt hy.l

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pcrft.'Cl recitation-,, -n~ hc.•r optnton' Ill com·ist" Eng lish which i-; the spice of life for the rest of us fht.• more work 1 here ~ ~ to do t he happier 1... Grncvicvc, and t he more forcefully ~he spcnks. \\' ith the <'Ostunw ~he usually wears, she.• i5 t he picture.: of a

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IJ.tt, fat and chubby, is an a d vertisement good for Perkin~' Patent Perf<..oct Prt.."-d i ~cstcd U ncookeJ Food. \Vc-'n• ... urc '-oht• has a lot of kno,..·JedKc 'ttor<·d up, since ~he nev('r cond esct.:nd., to uo;,c it in dass. B ut we su re like her smile and sunny di~position.

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A mo!)t compl:tcent young woman i~ o ur G ladys. J le r cameo- li ke countcnanc.. IS fr~trned in a most effect ive manner by her wavy hair o f mouse color . ller .,mile is ah.. ays right t here, n:~u larl.v r ad iat ing from -,aid carnco-Jikc face.

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Our comment: hi~ h ideals u p hdd by nearly six feet of solid ~1 iddleton. Nt:":iopaper comnwnt: an accomplished m usician on the H a ..,aiian in!-.lrunwnts.

EvA S IIE HJDA:-.

\Vhi:£! Zip! it's ~one. What was t hat high ly-colored Mrcak that just passed, small. but \\ith d etermination " r itten on c.·vcrv line of its face, and c.·very angle o f its body. an d every down wa rd ba ng of itc; feet?-thc terror of t he prima ry grade~ and t he riva l of every woc.)dpecke r in its red hcad edne<.,s.

Sullen. yet always s m iling too. \Vc trust M abel will i ntt!r<~sting as school. T ho her hea r t is in H.. ochc~H·r, we may say her ambi tion is: To get one and keep one.

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JOSE P II l 'IE \\' A'-G

Found-a safe a nd valuable neigh bor to ~a t at your right hand in cla~sc~. l ntl<·cd, having J o there gives you Iitt lt.• need for o;uperU uou-. "vor ry whl'n u np repa red you'll be so Kl:ld to hear her long:cd-for w fu~pers that you' ll ncvcr stop to ask where ~he lear ned a ll that.


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Jt-'LIA IIALLOHA'J .Juli.t, ,, St-·nitJr ~ilt:nt, s~rious, sob~r~ cuht1. enid :tnd tfl~c-rutublt~:u \>c.·rft.•ct cnignHt to her clll~smatt"!-', hut tht.• '''" '' ho llu, t >ecn :thlt• 1o pi<:n.•e the icy ~·xtcrlor tq>Orl lwr un <tmustng :mel ngrccahle_ companitm.

FEH'\ Pt..TSCH A... ~~ •.:nod-lu:.trlt.'d and J!eneron..'i friend, Fern hus ou !--\lpc.:rior_ (tfld L'qunls. Altho she h:Ls never bct·n (,:;tu~ht Ill th<· cu.·t or "itudyin~. she worri~.--s alun~ot ~umc.·­ ho\\ and u ... u.tllv maoa~'--s to come out nt'ar th<· top.

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It i~ hard to rind a person who is a (a,orite "ith her h:adu:r' .tnd <·l:h<.onlntt·s ut t ht: s<tmf: titnt."-but lln;r.d '"' ttllt:ot' tltt.:sc. •• f lcr littl~: bodv lodges a mip;hty mind" olll(l .dso .l mt~hl.\' cht:c:rful disposition.

lr<E~E LAMPE

Bu"Hll und npple-cheekt.•d is thjs girl from the.· fnnd of tlu: Nurth. \\\·all gazt' in admiration at l n.-ne whc:n i1 com~s w sknun~; the• a.hiJity she shows hen.~ is illst H.!'> dc:arlv displayt•tl in everything 'She undt'rt;\k~. Tht.· word f,tilurc

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\\ ho j.,. thi<.i t:t11, lunk~·. homely !Specimen who lumb..·rs ~tiOiy alon~ i l ' if h ... were walkin_g on :-.till!-? ""·ho pub hi ... fct.·t up on,, ch.air and chet~rfully announce.; that hl· h,t.,.n't !'otudicd .mU isn't p;oin~ w? ·who lvnks far down at his ~ide.· :~nd 'ct•.., ;t littlt! mutden trippin~ .-tlong try in~

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Tht· only ~irl in schcJtJf 1 hat c:m talk llibtlr11ian. An nbsorbin~ p,1~~ion for propriety mukec;: h<·r :1 pt•t-ft·c·t pi,·turl' of ~~ r\t·\\ England deacon in <-vc.:rythinf!: hul nationality. g<"fl~raphy and !)«:X.

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lkul;ah make, a fi lll' F.pit·urt•an ah,ay' t.•:tting, dr ink· inp: and lwin~ m~rry, lt~t tornurro\\ '"'"" dlt.•; unh: she.· nn~J;ht

add a fc\'... mort: l'Xprt·s-.lvt·, not-' i.:t·;an·t.•ptl·c.l

Aml'ri l·ani s rn s.

'>huuldn't care,

No, B(•ul oh, wt· ... twuldn't \\OI'r\, \H' lonf.t tl'-i tomnrru" is 'till tht·rt

a'

F1

\lA\IIr

11'

I r sht· \\f,.'fe to'\\ rite this h~.:f"tt:lf. tlu.· \\Urlc.l \\OUid nt."\'(."f' lno'' of he.- man'"· virtUl''· ...,o mudt.'!'tl .tnd "'-"f·t·ll.tt·in~o: j, thi-. li ttl(> bro\,·n mou'e uf ~ \\onun Y l·t :1 c:c.:rt.tin ~t·ntlt: di~nit .)" discoura~t." the..· u-.l· nf '' \Lunit·," ':\\"t.' l~' ht.·r in timate.... Quit"l, con...cicntiou,, st:U-..:u.·rili.,:in,r; ;trul cht.•t·rfu l, tlu~ ln..-c nnd ~uud will of ht:r 4..:b,,m:lh.'' 5-!.U "it It ht:r into the futurt.·.

It's far bett<.·r. L:nl~•. to shine ;1, ar' l'\.S)\.'rl in domt·,llc. pnu:tic.:t.• than to bt.· a ... aint, bt."C.':tU"'i\' ..,,r int... lo(t'llt·ralh ddip;h t in sin~lc bJc:,..,t•dn..:s..,, '' ht.•rt.·a, \OU m;l\ ha\ t' a t·hanct.• to induiS!;t' in douhlt.· hlt·..,.,t.:dnt.·"'· :dl tlu.· rnon.• hh:s"'i\.·d bt.•cau:o,c of cxpt.'rlllt.''' in hou..,t•hold art.. on tht· part nf one.·.

£va lvn ha_~ thul un know n (Jll<d i l .V about lwr '' h u,_.h wdl, we rH:t..."<i not -.av \\ha t i1 ~ntrat.·b \\' lu.·tlu:r this can bl' llttrihutt:tl to ,·ort.·t•, c.·~t·dlt:nt -.c·hol;tr ... hi p, d im piC"' or'' hitt.• tt•t.·th, \\l' l..nov.. it i" thc..·n,· and \H' fear t ha t ~l'ct.·n-t.·) t..'d t.·n'-:\' ha., mon· than unn· l~l41kl·d at her din.·cth. Au t happ\ ; 1n.: \H', Evalvn, t hat \ HU art.' -.u fonunHU·. uur~rct~

EuZ.\Ill 111

P \ 1\h.fi l\

One.· of uur merry f:lrl ... '' ho Ju, driftt·d in from tiw irun mint.-... :1 nd bruu~ht it., \\hcllt•..,ornt.• .ltnH,..J)hc.·n· \\ith lu:r I r \'OU \\ant tn ht.·;u a ~ftnc l jolt.· and nl ..u t lu: pt.·n.on n's on asl EliLabt.·th \\h\ \t r. \1:"\\t.'llt.·allt:d oH

o.t n·rtain l..1l0\\S.

li ... t of ~ir(.,,'

11!111\4.''

Shl·

orH' murllll1f.C,

ll c:--.HIFTI \ I \H~O' S h e is ctuil·t. fat, ;Hu.l guod·rUturt·d. hut -. ht.· dot.''

la,ish smde., nt t.':ht.·, u n(._.,, tht.· favon·c.l pnson t.' \et.·ptionall_, ~ood frit.·nd.

Lon.\ \ h s rEns

j..,

nr1t

an

Th1..' world may sho\\ th in-.urnwunt:thJ .... difiH·ult j,., tu ...o mt.'. hut l.ol".a. doesn't 'l't· t h i n~., that ".,, Sht: J.!Ol"" at ''ork ""if it \\Crt.• plav, and \b.,u·r.., .... , ..... r,·think \\ hidl happen' into h.:r path. I n <.,('.l ..un, tt.·nni-. i, ht.·r t.·arl_\· morninto:, rC'Cn:ation.

20


.. ~· ·---~ ·;.. ~-

/.

SlbLL\

l l n .LGRL"-

En~li .. h 'l);trrU\\ (uuJ....., li"t.' ·• bird of P"radi't' tn hn. She j, <·un ... tant, punc· tawl, a nd rdi ablt· Sht tfllko; lik~ Pluto and Noah \\ c..· h"h:r l'(llllbinc..·d in l .it., b ut tlu.- '\ t ort·\· l lnll fl,irl" '\\oulcl lll:\t.:r .. u,pt.·ct it ~ht·

is ..o opti.ni ... tic..· th.lt un

G• \OY;, lh ·• \\',tntc:d

l llliRH)IU)

a ht.·ll·l>«•\ 1t1 tic.: kit.• me..•, \\hilt- I .. tanc.l in

front ttf a gl;ts--; otnc.l prac.;tit·t.· J>Uo;hinJt up the..· n•rnus of Ill\ nwuth.'' Go to it, Gladvs, vou'll i(t·t t.la·r<·l ) ou'vt..• ~otot ~• \\ill of vour m\n likt: :& p1.:111n pla\'l·d ll\ nn nnuth:ur~ .IIH.Ilht.· 'lJirit thut "•in... litn lift.· i~n't 1tll r~."Sson-plans: t.:an't ~ou ~.,_., mor(,.' fun out or it)

lint:',

1 ..

m.dl .ancl uuuhtru'i' c p,·rsun "ho \\ill J.ti\'t'

\uU tht• idt.·:1 th;tt "ht·'s <tuih· harmft.,s. if ~ou'rt: not "··•rt·iul. Don't vou hdtt'\t' it wfu..·n Flnrt:fH.'t: \\.Ulh to,

. :·

1

r~:~· ·~ ~l;~~a':i~~n'i',:~:.:--· (~:,'"",~, i~~it~rat t:~:~ ~!~tr~l~(~ fru nds and htr CVC'r\

idt·4•1~ .

!<.(It'

m.d. . t.-s

\'HU

lil...t• hu ht·t tt.·r

timt•,

Sht• ha' t.·uncc·ntr.att.·d ht:r time on th ..· pinl... ... lip n:curd, jlt•ttin..: rll.tch fur the.· U. of Chica,.r:u, anti lt"\l b<Ktk' hu pd litll'f,llUrt•. '-;hll· i' Ollll' t)f tht" lliU~l li\o'C

Uft'

,,jrt· and intll· n.~ting ~irl' in our cbo;,, ;uul unt.• uf tht.·

jollit·'t t,;umpanion..,,

Lo'' \ 'ou KEI{ A~rc.·t.•ablt· ~•nd nmdt·,t,

l:.dn~• is od"~"·' lt-rtdinJ( u h~tnd to 'nnw pour unl'ortuna tt.· pupil. \V'-· .. hall t_·un..idt: r it ~~ Jo,.., "ht·n 'h"· hu, bt:t:n ~r,tduat t.·d irom our ~duH•I. Ite r hi~odu- .. t a ... piration is to l...n.:p up the tt:pUI:I t ton of tht· famih- .

" l ll H\11 0 LS0"-

\\'hat j, it th~H ~.l\ c.·an't do? If ;I "tar in hod·.:t'\ , h ..... lt·th~dl. lenni,, lu\...in,.C and ;l fc\\ otht·r Sl}(Jrt' j, illl a thlt-h:, th"·n 'he.··, ont·. Sht.· 'how" fu.:r let\ c.· for nlll..,ic h\- m .. ninA and rni ... tr..-atina.c a "iolin . In ... hort, ~ avis ,, fint• all 'roum.l ~irl.

l'ht• ~irl with tht· dramatit.· talent ;tnd tht.• Out·l-n Elizabdh air. l'ht.' P .. ychulo~\ ~c.:rm fat;d tu lwr, and t.•au'""' ht·r tu cJ.-.,, thL· ;lir in do1:-....c·'· \\ c.• oftt·n wmHkt if 'he..• \\IIIli' u' tu !lt.·r din~plt•, for ht•r di'P~"ition c.·crt~;ti nl y ~~' ...,

'

natural pr()Vt-d all her .;tdmirc lh th ac

IIHJ)r\.".,,IC)I1,

21


A n_·g:uhr "\'\ adam Buttt:rtl., :· Ah\a\' uptimi,ti«:. JH.'\Cr "il'riou-,, but c,till you n~o~;. Sh"-· elm.'' not .,,i•ul cluud' ;and bad \\'l'::Hhcr f(tr t~Vl'fl in tlw \\OP~l of r;, ··\-.;tornh -.;lw hH' hl'l'll kno\\ n to -.;a\, "Th1' " U fj,,,''

II \Ll.L GK \ \ A prcll~t. Io,:tbll· g-irl, ah,;a'·' r<·ac.h to du thin~s. hut -.o <ttt.t•t and rc•tirinp; that ...Ia· j, tlu: dt·,pair uf nur 'tall;,,.._. can't find .1 thin~ to Jtrind lu:r un.

l'lw J.,:irl ,,fth tlu: anJ.tdu.: ta~c·n frurn hn naJlu.·) di-.l.M•-..tion. Sht: i~ lc\ d lli.::Hll·d 1 nu inft·u·nn· tu ll.at ht•:ull'dl .o.ul c.::tlm in lu.:r al·tiHJl' Shl· c. an h:l\4..' mort• fuc\ ;and huKh lon~t'r OH'r a iuk4..· than IHO'>l l>t:opl,·.

Thi-. j, m1r proft·s!)ional hih·r \\t•atlwr cmnot modi!\ lwr phn<t, for ,JH: "-·nio\.., rain ·wd mud ~'' muc.·h ·" 'un ... hinL· Sht· i-. tht.· tnu... hlut· t' pt• and Ju, :1 ho .. t of fril'IHI-. Collectins;c pictun·-. fnr tlu. Annu:d j, ·• lad and f.t ... nnation with hc..'r.

\t ulh '' thl' lon~. louw-iomh'tf "\ur\\l').oan gir ''" ht.·ar ~allopint' do\\O thl· c.:nrridor.., \Vht.·n -.In· i-. r rtt uthl'n\i...,t• nccupi4..-d '\OU \\ill lind ht·r dr:tpt·d in \lull\...... qut: :tttitudt·, upon tht• pi:wu 'tnul. hc.:r lin ;n tip, tarullin~ nui-.ih cw.._·r thl' unolfcndin~ k,·,-s.

An!o!;da ·nh, oh, i..,n't that a prdt\ namd Sht· ha .. dt.·c•p thoup;hb un ma11.\ .,uhjt·t·t..., .;lfH.I ton ..i,tt:nth li\'es up to tlu.·m, a trail ''hich JH<l'\ <ktnu.:t from -.;ot·i;lbilitv hut t:.tn urlh add to charach·r \\ ·4..· ~l<'<.'otlnt for ha pt·-.,imi.. til· t•"<prc:o;~ion ~•s ht·in J.t dm· In c.li ... a~pointmt·nt an lu\c..' or th.._· t~nnui uf u j.!:a \' lifl·

S'lt~ j.., •• frit.·nd wnrth IHI\inj.:;. and thn,l.' \\ho ~•n· he-r frit·ntl' arl' h)rtunatc, fnr .,ht dwo...,t·, thc..·m "11 h a tt·nfuot pnlt.·- She uctu:tll." t>llH>Y"' \\ orlin", anc.l .. JE;()l'" .tt, l l " \tlthnut the..· lt..'il'-it comphint !-'ht· I""' a.trong IClr pro"-i:litiun that \\l' prt.·dirt fur ht·r a hrilll.1nt \\ . C.:. T L c:-"'-'l'r.

22


GHACE \lcALLISTEH

Gnu.·t·'~ nhility lC-l ..,,llilc ~tnd to make ot ht·r.. -.milt:' ha~ won IH.· r n frit·nd in t.'vt.·ryonc that kno"~ her. Alway .. "-l'an·d l>ink ov~:r breaking ont• of thc ~f:vt·rnl hundn·d ru It•,, 1Wvt·r unh~IPP', "holly in('orri~ibll". ~t.hsolutt·lv IHH)·"iuppn.·-... ibl,~.... h ...· j, tlu: mm.;t ndor<-thlt• httk p,·-.,t

thut t•vt·r livctll'd up tht· old wall.., uf thc \\'inona St.tU' f'nnnal St·huol.

\ 1nrv

t.'otlllt:

hack thi~

,c3r

tn talc tht.· third

\t'tr

Domntit: Scl~o·no: c.:our,,· Sht· tell-. u' '"' h:tl tlu:\· did .. dov..n at tht· ln-.tituh·." and 'ht• j, tht· dh:t.·rfu1lc-st ~otrumb!t.•r "'·"·a. \1 ar.\ j, t>nc nf the: 'tron~. \H·Il pniM,:rl oldt·r ~irl-., ~llld \\t" knn'' that 'he ''ill 'ucc.:c«:d, f,>r 5ht· ha' tlw

""''t·. .'!!an

<tualifu:aticm-trut.· "'unanlint."S' .

•. Dnn't b ..· tHo :UniOU"i tu rmJ m~.- 3 per-it ion, \1,,s Gildt:nui-.tt·r~ I'd"·'''~·' -.(HIO fo{c> to tlu.· m·xt ,,..~H." Thu~ ... tith nur tbrl·t:\t·d maidt>n Vt:ra, ''lin f..';un~· uutn

·u·

uur tlm:l in our ,.._"t.·un(l \·t.·ar and \\a ... ft:d on tht.• lnn\\ 1t•d~t.· uf tht· Grt.•at. If "-' in,trun'lt:Ul'\ nr t•c.lut·ation c.ltTill it \H·II -.lu· ,;.h:dl hav1..· ht.·r \\:l_\, and ~n t.·vcn un1o tlu· J.!rt·:lt '' l. "

011\1

RI<F

She ah,nrh.., lou\\ 1..:-d,..u· by bdnJ:, in t1w 'amt• room "ith :l l1r. Uiot ftvt.·-fnot hoob.ht:lf So thurol\' hu" ht.·r worl btTn dnnl.' that ht.·r !tuCct•ss " as ... urcd . Slw j, l>rt·tlit:r than nu,st of us, and l\\ ic..·c ~" P05>llhr ;t" aht• j, pn:tl' \\ t' ,.. under if tlu.· t•nd of hcr h.>;.u:hinJ.t tan:...r • ..,n't n~.·:\rt:r

than tht· far-tl\\.:.1\- look in ht:r

t'.H'5,

Slw j, t:omforuhlt·, tranqutl and ,Jo\\, and ln·r Ia art hiK ;p.. ht..·r.t:lt.

j, n ...

Nt·\-~:r

worn, nC'o,;cr fn.·t: Not tiow for bn·akfa,t \t'l ,

")he:

pbv~

"hill·

\H'

wor~ and worl~

\\ hilt•

\\t:

!-.ltTp.

llo\\ often, oh ho" often . h;ls !-.he: hL•t:n "advi~l·d" to ~o to tlu.· mu-.ic.: rourn and fani,h her \\Or~ w h~.·n <':HI~Ilt uut undt•r the hallli~ht. D o not mi,un· dc..•r,tnnd thio.,, 'ht· dtl<.'' not have!' atl~ qualm~ uf <.:on· '<.:it•nn· \\h«.:rl \IH.• dot'\ not 'tud.\ hard but alway.., h.•;J\t'"

A pnl\\ Icr.

lih' littl<· hit ... tw dot•s

un-tilli~ht~ an~

\ hRliiA

out.

RooGE:Hs

f\tartha C.'!llllt' a riJtht .,fll:trt pit:ct· to "Kt'l tht: IH~ht·r t·ducation" nnd tht• cb'' j, ~!:lad o.,ht..· did N ... , t·r in

danJ.tc:r ul !'ttnrrint-t. \t:l -.ht• ha' hdd hc.·r 0\\0 \\ithout h<.-cominK ton f~Higut"<.l in thl· pur-.uit of ~flU\\ lt·dJ.!;t'. ller thou.p:hb art: a' dt·cp ~md rare '-'"' the prn:iuuo.," mint·ral,

111

ht·r

O\\ rl

nati,·<·

~tate.

23


1.., ~iftc..·d '' ith il plt.''-''in~ pt:r,onaht_v and kn·Jh thw~ .. 1-(oinJ.( "hcr{'Vl'r ,ht.' j,_ Slw is a rq~uldr cut·o p i_n lu:r m' n home t o'' n. h ut mnna~c:s to u-.,~umc a proJc: ..... io nal •H r "it h ~ood ~tat1.:.

~ nm' n ;t'

the.· t:hi<•f ;tc..·tn:ss in t hc..· " Jln,sin~ uf thl·

r::;;~.l" r:~~~:~l. Ra~~h·i·IT~n·r;,:~,~~ ~~'c..·sc\\~~~,~~ ~~~~ 3 ~1~1~i ~~

that \ t .ahd j, a '-"t:r\' fun· h:otdu:r, an<l h(:r bosom frit·nd .. import tlu.: lncmlt."<.IJlt' that ... he dutl·s un rca.din~ up un \1 r-.. Vnnon Ca..,1fc:'-. " la tt.-~t."

A s\\ tT t , dcmu n · lit tl l· rn aidc..·n. '"ho 111..'Vl.'r b lutl.; but ;d\\ay, knows. I f ·"·ou ,,j,h tu find o u t \\ ht'rc..· ht.·r heart ,.,, '' c din.."Ct you tu lltt: lmu ...dwl<l art c.. dcp;lrtm c.. nt

:\IJ H I >\ \1 A LDHI( II Ill_\ duty.'' i-. tht,: \ 1inun', fo.u:t: wht·n "'h"· "·ollaps(.-s with dig.nil, h<·fort· a l!roup of tli!-!Jding: ~1rl.... uu r dramatic.· swr.... und "<: proph"·cv a

"I '"'' unl, doinJ(

4..'~J)n..-..,-.ion nn

true Chaplin \l 1r. I~ Ullt ol hrilli3nt fn(H-

Ii)!ht <.·.arn·J for hc:r.

Thi..,. '·•K -.idt•d pit't.:l.: of humanit}· ,.., cluminau:d h, .1 hrilli;•nt brain, and dm~11n utcs b.v the u ..c of u hig boom in~ voic.·c. I Ji, ioy i-. ru nn nl~ot \tr . .Moon··-. c.:la~"'('"'· hi-. work, stn·rin~ t ht· fina ndul ship of the· Senior Cia'" •• P;:n \·our duc.: s! ''

II!

Ll '

1 \\ ELl '

In ~pitt· nf ht.•r hurr, a_ntl hustk, -.ht.• u ... uolh ru-.hc.;d into Ci,ic.·.., \\ith a damn1n~ \cliO\\ ..,fip. Sht• labon·d to plant ....... t·ds or \\isdum and ...obrit·t\-' in \'('f d:tnt ...oil. Sht." lla ... the.· bi ~~('S\ lnu~h in and a hc.·.lrt to lll.:llC.'h , l nuuHparnhlc ~l den!

cr., . . .

J l~.·rc.•'s n ~irl \\ ho mu kt·-. lu:r clotht'!<. \\it h I ndi:t ru hbu ''-'am ... , but \\ h o!--e hcn n i.., b ig tnoug-h tu ~ivc.· hc:r a Ji,t to. port llt·r i.dc:••s art· rc.·adi l_y acn:ptt·d b_y u"i .a ll \\ llhu u t a C.IUt.·stwn.


WIT10I1tU)

There arc IJc:uty l.lughs, nlu ... icul lnu~hs, nnd g;i~~d('s; but this p:irl has the ""ccpy'' bu~h. Bt::,.idt~ thih ~he hac;. an insatiablt• appctitt.• fur icc cream cont.·s, '' hich "tiH: rnay alway.; be sc<·n t:atinp: "h(•tlwr it is ;.J t·dt:br~tion or nnt. But rll.:vt.·r mind~ John nit.·. it will be ••II ll:trmn· n_y rwxt .}car.

CLtdc..: has only bt.·cn with us ,1 yeur, but she.· lws ,Ito" n hc.·r!>.df to b ...· ht.•rc for bu.sint."'"'· Thc vocahularv with '' hich ~he ('X pounds her (hta on current topi< s is of ustoundin~ proportions. \\ c huv<' tried to imiunc the cooin~ modulntiono,; of ht•r voice, but in vain. \H.' b<:h()ld

A .. for nt_·.-nnes;;-,~,-~... arc cJi,touraged when Clarice.

'J op:;cthc..•r ''ith a charmin~ pt:rsonalit.\'. \l.rril.· is t.·ndowt·d with ~~ w hirlin~ art of dancinf,!;:. Fur Soflh.' unkrlm\ n n:ason she h:.-. ht..·c-n l;,thdt.·c.l ··Rip Van \Vinkh:," tlw 'lc.'('Ond. llobbit:'-1: nr,vclty shoL"s ~tnd

s~.·r'f-board-...

\lABEL

\label. tho tiny of ... tatun:, is not ~mo.11l uf intt•llt'Cl. Slu.:'s goud at litt..•raturc.•, .nld h~.·th'r ~till at fi:xin;.t up picnic luTH.:ht..·ons. A ~ood littlt' Sl>ort.

Runt i~

D\IILSH:.I>T

Sht.•li"'t..'"''\ithSlH.Iie, \\hich prc>\C"i hcr.t sllint.

the nri~in;:ll Big s~n. und

M'l'S

Huth th:n ha friend-, ~t.·t

up ttl bn:akfllst. This <1uict appc.·arinJ.' ladJ can roli"ic u rumpus that will hrin~ down ~ho,H·r.:, upon h.a ht.•ad, ir not or\\ rath, at Lc~t'">1. of W!Ht.:r. \Vt..~ h;H.:l Dahlstt·dt

pt.•nmanship ap;ainst Palmer any da\.

SLL\IA '\ ' GRI":'

) ou m:tv not find it in the.· dictionnn, but S-c-1-m-a spdls braifls; \\h4.·n her idc;ls dn not a~ret: ,,jlh tht· tc.·xt, slu· U">U<III.Y lea\ cs ~he tcacht.·r wondcrin~ "hich i'i rip;ht: but we won<.lc.- if it clot....,n'L hun tu lm)l 'O

di~nifit:d.

\ l AHY

\\"EID'

~ 1 istah H.caclah:

A.h 'ould lak to clisput.;ltl' a ft.,\. pus:-.onod obvcrsations irl hahalf o' masclf :1n' ma dt:;lh tcachah, J\ l iss Thcdah Gildam:\Stah, in <.'n!ltradi..,tinctivn to dat unfound(•d rumor clut "nobody luhs a fat pusson." Lilc .M or.v? You could no mort.• rt:!-.i'-l hl'r'

rullicking htugh ;ntd hcart.v comradeship than tht• nct.·dlc could resi... t the North Pole. Onf" l<>nk from ht.•r crinlly blue eyes 013kt:'s a friend ()f cvt.•ryonc.: ..,ht• nu:...t:o. .


R LTII \VE L.cll

T hi.., pictun..· i~ !-iO flattcrin~ to Hu th thut it cost h(•r fiv ...• dollnrs to ~quart• her con!->cl cnc(• \\ ith t ht> p hotop;ralJhi..·r. Sh~ i'-i not a t'on t inuous ralkt:r but\\ hat she savs hn .... a dCl'P nu:nnin~.

Shl• i~ ont· hi~ peach! I l l·r C't cs havt.• a mcrrv l\\-inkl(;" that m!HChcs hcr t ur ncd-u p noS\.', and lu:r urt· a ros, rl·d. Shl· i-; <.:kvcr and capabl(". one of the stronJ!:.:t'sl nwmbcrs of 1he: kindl·r~artt.'n dl.'partnwnt. \Vt.• ~~~1 udrnirc, n:~y. lovt· hcr. chccl...~

1\: ATHI rE:--. CA55 1D'

Nu'' 1\.._nthlt·en is \'t'r\ ~imilor 1o Cnllettc, ~Is a pr<lper twin ... huuld bt.·, altho ciH:atcd nf lovt{Y, curling, dark hui r . When sulfrn~u.· o\t:rconh.'<; the nnt ion, thi'i cadavcrou..., bruin-th rob "ill ct~rtainlv ~ll"C"r the ~hip nf stalt:, it' lu:r fondnc...~ for t.•i,·ic!>. is tut,. clut.·. She (or Katie) ~~l ...o pluys tht: piano rcnHl.rkahh: ''ell. and :-.ports u ft•d drt·ss j U't likt· ,jsll·r's.

Sh(• ha" never hnd a spc:akin~ pnrt on this corner c,f Life's !-ilagc, and Yot..' an.: rather cu r iou' to kno'' ju,t \\hat shC" thi nks nf t ht• 'how. She j.., unt• of tlw kind

that \\ins \\ ith her sterling

intc~rit~

twt.l 'tc;.Hifa,t

But tlw cluo,s would like tn know: l>urpo't'. -,lush~.·'i innatt' or nficctt.·d? "Pn.·u.\· swell."

nn.· tlw

Q Lt.E:'-. A~t:--.Dl

'''ins nshanH.· d of IH.·r,clf, for Queen anti llildrcd arc in.;;cparublt.·; '' ht.•n.• on(" ''· tht·n..• is tht• ot!H·r: wht•n· the· oth e..•r i:;n't, tlu.A ont· j...,n't either. I f still \\at4..'r-. run dt·c-p, Queen j, a \"crituble suhm.arint.· i1"1 c:ln"'· No tcaclwr .) <.'l hns t'Vt·r induc(·cl ht•r to wlk. Qut·l·n \\Ould 1nak4..· one of th<' SiamCS4..'

"1 hl· ni~.dllingalt.". \\hen ~lay j, pas\ . . . in vour s\\t·t·t dividing throat . . . ''inters and keep s warm her note." \V ht·n Daphne sin~!S. it thrill-; you li ke the nc\\ p;rccn em the b irch Ln...·cs ·nr the..· tremolo ~rop uttuchcd Lo the T(• Dcum- nr the honk of wild p;cc~t· o\·t:rht..·ad. But "the Sl'l'llls unconscious uf her rare ~ifL :1nd popul::~ritv . .and rt..•main-. uttt.•rl\" !oo\\.' Ct't nncl un ~poil,:d .

Ll

•· r. .·t

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I TOOLII I A'

us all ioin in '>in~inr.c: h\"nu1 No.- -.'' B ul t-;ht.•'..., dl•p4..·nda h lc. consi-;tcnt und M:lf~con fl dcnt. so we kmm her C3T('Cr can't hdp being a success. She ;._. afr:tid of nothi lll( and blutrC"d h~ no one.


I I.~HR.IET

L.

LA,GE-" 1 l ikic"

ll ikic.• i~ commonl.v knO\\O a .. tiH: "family sain1," cxct.•pt wht.•n ~umc p:ood time j, planned. I n her Junior

vcar s ht: r<ln tht.• l·orul'n. Now ~h'-" ;, prcsiclc..>nt of tht· K. G. Club, and un the ) . W. C. A. cabinet. Iter fril·nds \VUtch her Uist:mt uOection~. but, as sht· naivc.·lv remarks. II. 11. doc..·-.;n't :-;tund for llarrict L'ln~ot<' yet.

GnACI. BI,.,RKE

Loo k out,

bo.~,:~ 1

she look ... irrcproachabb dt.·murc,

and s he cnn <.;ctth: your ftlt<' with one ~lnnt:~

(Jf

ht:r

Gibson eve:\. She j, n \'Cry Vt.·nu' in her clas~ic ft.•aturc~ and lofty ht.>i~lll. and has .:.lithe ac..:ompli~hnu.·nt--. rcqui.;;it<· fur a box '-.Cat at tht.• mutrimoni:d burc:w: ..,Jw slnv;:~. plnvs and paints tu pt•rfcction. ~he is foolinsc tht.·c."

';Tru't ht.·r not.

'\1 ai"~UI'Cl ha ... rcrtainh hcc:n unfortunate· Ill 'onu- l1f her advcntun·.... h\lt who could t.·•..t·apc: dt.•tt'<.'tiun "it h hnir flaming like a dnn~t·r.sif(nal? On thc-~;;.t• uc.·c.~H~jon,, true to tht: t:harat:tt.•ri-.;tic~ nf her nativt• !-illil, ~tw "a\", .. Surl', I did it. but ''hat <.:ttn vuu do ~thout tt?" \\ t' alllovt: J\.1 u)l;~i,·, omd tht·n.:'s lll'\l'r ''dull moment \\ht·n "ht.·'~ in th1..· t·rowd.

\\ t,tfl. proud. uf 011, L'. Slu.· is the on!, un..,c•lftsh P\'t,on in <.:;wttvJl.) \Vhy, ~he.: ''ill run had;. in till· d.trl.. tu thl' llbrar.\ wht·n· .v ou <Ht' t.'llJ.(rosM·d iu a hf")Uk, und tdl you th~u Jo<.' io.; lod.. lng the rront door so pi<.·~, ....... hurt.\., Slw'..., ri~ht thnt·, ut ('\ t:t.Y ~ood tint\', A h:u:nn ba t wouldn't bl! ~~ hacon hal without Ofi,c.

Belh j.., the uriginal human dynanm. Sh~..· j, unquc.·,. uonably unc of our hri~htcst drnmutic ... tar~. \'t.' l a

~~~(:."~~c~i~ui ;'~~~~~-;(;~,~! :.'~ i~'"~lir.'k Li~~i~"i: '!~lr~~~.,j ~a:!

favorite \vith thl· faeuln-, ,,hom .. he cntcruins ''ith Slle j, a firm friend :\nd :\

lwr briflinnt t•un\cr... atinn

lnsnl ...,tucft·nt

The \latdv. demure lath \\Ito fcd<o p:•i nfull_', h.:ach~..·r\ and '' ith the.· -,ort of ·· 1 don"t kno\\ h«J\\ to take you ·• l'Xpn:~..,ion on hl·r fan·. Sht.· is a l'io ont· of thcst• ang.,•lit· mortals who alwavs ha~ lwr lt.•ssons, hut \\hat i" p:nin~ to happen "Ciura sa\·, sht.· dot·..,n't h nvt.· to ...,:tud\ tonight."'

Our I)Ur'Vt.'YOf or bco.tutiful SlH\..,hiut·, ..,:he has mort.· cnthusia..,m to tin· squart.• inch tlwn ::tnyonc '' t• ~llU\\. "Art thuu \\Cary, art thou l.tn~uid. ~·rt thou :o;t>t\' de..-. prcss(:d?'' -and in brt.•cn·..;. Katht·rirh', ''ith her rucrn laugh and latt•st j(Jkc.


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\ l.>.HGIE \\ar~il·

l lickcv i-. tht· J.(irl \\'ith the all inkinkin~ t:url, And Dnmt: Humor out a pnin' It· II~ ;I -,tory quilt.' compl~: h.'

or tht.•ir

I fiA:h School d:l'( ...... o "i\\tTl; Nn\\ our \lars,.dc', un;U taciH:d; A' for Lc..,)-ht.•', ;\ h<ltch.

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'I'h ..· lit:-.t in thi-. das'\ "hu durnl \t) tr;w,niht: Sh;.tlc..·-.p<.:an.· and ft.•t·l chc._•crful about it y._. "hh \\l.:n: 'omt:t imc·, lt..., ...nnlt·"'"'· ho" de)\' n lx:fon.· lu.·r Sht..: ''a., \-OUr dw...en rt.·fujZt'. And \t' did pray du\\11 in \'our lu::trl.., thou .n.· mi~ht •lcquin· ~ ;He.:', abilit\- to talk fi,e minute:<.; at ont· tinw and ,.t·t !'.a\· '"11H:thin.c t''""'' tinw \ c: npc.;nt·d vuur muuth..,,

Es-riiEH

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1 <• E .. tht.·r ha, fallt.•n tlw ta<.,l of nwtht·nn~ tlu. hot· h·rnpnt·d littl{' '' ildC"al frnn' tht· \Vt.·,t, ~~ond ,he.· ha, -.tuc.:~ to it \\ith the 'portv ~ood nuturt. \\·ith \\hic:h ,he ,d\\a\'~ !ootid"·' to c..-erv[hinF;. She.•', tht.• bt.·'t \\orln and the.· b~'t frit~nd in tht• "nrld. SonH· d;\V -.lu.· \\ill lw ot pt:rh,•t•t lit tit· •• Jc\\cll."

EniTII

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Edith c.lldn't \\~lnt to be charat·tt'fiJ~·d '" prin1 ur prt·ci.,e. A' if an\'uiH· could c.·all •• ~irl \\ith IH.·r nnturc.·, tho..,t• nanu.·o.;. She.: j., a ~ood ..dwlar, \.\t' lncJ\\, .-nd think' nothin~ of ~t·ttin!( an A, but do not thin!... ,he.: .. pt.·nd' .;d) hl'r tinH: in -.;tud.vrnf,t. Oh, no! . Bv tlu.: appt:arilllC\'"i -.;)u· m:t y tl'ach •• ft'\\ \t··tr ... but It j, not for ,.., to prnphc.·,~.

Loc DL '\II \II "Abu ....· our life \\t.' lu..-c a :-.tt·adf:"t f1it·nc.l." l'hat', Lou. Sht.· j, uur nld ..,tandln She: <lnc.... n't tall muc.·h \\ hilt: t hc:rt• j, "'orl Ln he.· dtulc:, hut -.he.· ~t·t' t ht·fl' C.'\ l'fV tmw \\("all ;.tdun.- ht.•r rt.·ac.h Krin . Onl" \\ho o.;itH·th not in the.· ..,tat uf tlu.- tlunlc.·r.

E\

EL \ '\

L:t II '\C,-.()'\

l'lu· n~otht l..ir1d of :1 fain ,:::ud·mntht•r. Sht.· ,,,,,..,, ''You luol..,Jt·<·p\; conu.· home: \\ith me.· and I'll put )OU to lwei.'' And pn..-stn! vou'n• undt•r ;t \\oulv hlankt:'t un Fvd~ n'-, ~oft bt:d. Our 't. \V. Pn ... ic.lt.:nl, ··dw lure...., \1' into mt:c.•tin' \\ith her lo\'(.'h -,m ilt-, und pt·r-,uudc:s u.., that tlw mcht fun in lif(• j, !'tittin~ on a hurd ht·nt•h ..,,nf,:in~ot h:v rnns.

f7I.oHr'\cr lin 1 H t--'>0'1 llt·r mu ...c a., \\ell a' h<·t "tlt:rlin~ quillitu:\ nf intq(rll\' ha"t.: '-\On for lwr ~ln (·n"iabk pbn· amon..,;: ht:r d,,,.,... matt..... \Vho ..aid a •· Pt"rpc:tual Pc·n·c.·"' Gt·t nc:· quaintc:d "'ith ht.·r .::md ~: ou'll ..... , . that', :& piqu.mt:y pn.·uliarh- ;til ht·r u'""·


WIT10f1t1H

Calm • ..,,,.t.·ct,

"a pcrft.-ct Indy.''

dt.'llll.lrl.'

She i"o nn

indt.•fatip:nblt• worlcr for theY. \V. C. A. in her cho~cn worl nf c:hcHing Sat;.tn, 1n a schuol wht.'rc '' hi~h rnoral vrinciplt•t.t" mean' h11ving \Our lcs"'ion t-•vcrv

dnv. Vi strikt-•s u ..,~lilt:" balnncc. \\'ith <1 lJionclt· <·rown or f.!lOq .lnd n l"hnrmin~ smile. Viva will not bt.• trainin~t Youn~

Amt·rit':l for long.

Lu FoRD A'!!; '\CCn.·tnry of the Senior CL.• ~'-1 ttncl tr<:.asurN or tht· s ,:nior Kindt.·rgaru:n Cia-,..... Lub. "ho j.., bt.'tlt:r kntt\\ n a-;. '') u:· has n.·vcalt.•d hc.•r pcrf,·ct. dcpt•ndability ;wd al"oo ht.·r t.•xct:llcnt cxt.-cuti,·c: abilrto,. In Dr;lntatic \\tH·k. uf.so. Lu hu' shown ht·r~t·lf ln bt: tnlcntcd. Ahl1o shc is not i.:\t'rythin~ ht•r rwnw implit.·"· it '">uih lu:r In thllt :-;he has manv Joyal fri~,.·nd-..

I h· hn-. th<.· lwad uf a Cn.· ...·l.. j!:()d and the ~o.lit of :t Grc....·l.. p ...·nnut-v . .·nd....·r. Sintc: the tuh'r of hi., hair mul...t:s .-;unstroke: impt,-.-.ihl..-. h... ,,jJI ht· ... tru~:k h\! li~ht­ nin~. for no om· 'o ultnu·ti.n • tu tlu· f:tir '\::\ <."nultf ....-..capc dw wmth ol tlw god-,. \\ht:n ont· L. Ryan i~ Pn•-,id...·nt of the.· U. S .• thl· 1-th of \\,tn.:h \\ill rt--st·mhlt· tlu: St. r~n•l C:trnival

und I be: 4th

tlr Juh

coll1bint.-d,

Ott\L Clltl'\1~, Olive.·. "hn'-. known for her \\ork rJf art, In paintinK fnC'c.:s h:h done her prut Rt.•od f:tct,? Oh no, not at all;

'Twa ...

lHll\'

the hu..:c.· of till' "Kind...·r-doll"~

Th<J I\(.' XL \T~tr ..una·on(.· nuty ''in ht·f heart. \\._.-.;till rt·tain h~o-·r work ... uf art.

ria· mip,:hty-mu.,dcd Ruth hu!' ma<.k· buth th(· ~chool and Tri-Si~ma b~r~k ..·thall teams, and sh"· is ont.· or the f(_''"' Seniors to win an athletic monograr11. Sht.• h<t" put the sanw zt·~t into the..· Y. \V . C. A . work, sc•rvin~ u' trca'.urcr this .Yl'<.H. Sht· mny fro\\n, \Jr. G;i.\ lord,

hut !-iht: j.., om· of the.· jollic..,t

JOSE PIII'E

~irl..,

in ... c..·hool.

\\' t, I f'I<S

I kr flirtin~ ha.., llrl impersonal flavor ,A.., long: as it'.., u rnan, ~he dol·sn't c:H'.:. Tht· chap...! ..crvi(·c i.-.. "dl peppered even da.·.- with ''Gt.·c, kid, yn ou,:thta wen Ill(.' an' ." J o rwvcr lt-•ts ~Lud\ hour... stand in tht' v. a.v of lwr ~ood Li llll.'~.

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l\lary has kissc.·d tht• blarney ..,Lont-. and u ..c'> it~ blacJ.. un the facult.), v. ho art.• her dcvott.•d admirt.'r's: in racl, we arc all "ilron~ for thi... clever, \\itt)' colleen. \Vhen ..,he S\\ im.., the pool rises like u tidal wave, and to ovt.•rconH' this ur\furtunatc: t·mhonpuint she has c:nthu:,i.:tsti<.·:rlh tal.. en to rollin A" do"' n hill .... lll!lj.dc


WEI10f1tlH

Ft OHL:-.cE GoG<·" Supt.:rintcndcnts d<>tc on 'c..·ndinv; h(,;r notu:'-'.., of lw r

t•kction to their schools. We all cnv,· Flo, -.hc.· ha., 'uch ddicious nack of wnrdinJ.t, off Dr. Did .. wlwn her lc..·~..,un 'tnnds unprepan·d. Our condu ... ums nn• 1 hnt

.t

,he \\:hh:d li ttle time in tht.· ..,tud.v

t)f

nh:nt;.d tdc:pnt h .v

"hilt.• \\ ith Mr. Kj t>r.,tnd.

1t1 ... t! Our ''J:tum·shot.' dch:ctivt•'' flndo.; ht.·r to bt.• a v.onu•n "•ith a p:L'l. She i"t mH.!otU:r of thl..' Huttc.•ring t.·\•t:lid. and ha., read "' ller Doublt.· Lift.•." '' U '' bt.-gins to breath .• \Vio.;dom ''

\H:

But "ht.·n

'-iit and tal<.• in

tht.: 'truth in the nrip:inal p;td•. .:t~e. Sht hn~o, :~h ...orbc.•d t:nou)l';h Culture for a. dozen ...cho(,J tt.\.t.cht·r ... and t.ilkt.•<.t tu ''orl like a kiucn to crc..·am .

\\ ALll:.H C~SS IO'

'oi-..v ;.md vc.·ry pu~ili... tic, IHat a firm bt:lit·,-.:r '" tht.• Y.t:~trin~ of the (ttt:en. ht.• look' fon~~oard tu tht• dit\' '"' hl'n ht.· will l(ra'.P his diplom:t nnc.J bt:c.:omt.· a full·flt·d~t·d u:acht:r. llt!S highe~t ambitiun, ho'"'"' t•r, ,.., to bt. t·on,tablt.• out at Eyota.

'-;he'' one of our hnrdt·'tt wurkt.·r.., and n·suh' ... hO\\· un her J>ink s lip\. Sht.· isH first cou,tn to tht· Encvdo· p~dia Britannica, und _l:ht winh·r fu·r fri11ly lock' nu~ht often be ,t.·en p<•nn~ O\ t•r tt.

Elllll

\\lniH

~nt.·nit v i~ the chid pnde uf our d.trk·t.·~·,:d llMiden

f.t hd. She ~ch it thru dcarnt....,., uf <.:on-.t:it.·nt·t.• a1ld '""t·t.•tnt""s of di..,positiun. \\ ith her darl h;tir .:tnd uli"'c 'kin, 'ht.· ,.,ould make an' J~tp Jt.·~tluu"i,

fht.•rt.• rt..•ally i,n't ttn.)thinlo!: thut Ethd t.·an'l dn. Sht.· j, quiet , but a good 'cout, :wd \H' ;trt' indchu.·d to lwr fnr much of our '-UCC(."''· Sht.• ha, idv,:a'·' bt:cn n luyal und helpful cla..,!:tmatt.•

llt·rc'... h• ,, ~irl that nt·\t.:r f:lil ... to hdp vtJu ,,Ju:n in nt:t.·d. tht• ont~ \\ ho g i\'t.'' .\'UU all , lw h,,,, nor 'how.., tht.• ,li,:;htt·o;,t ~rl'l'(l, tht.• one "ho kno"' \'our \ltlllt:"o hl·:-.1, nur 't:t.>J.., your fault' to \i..:w: ""' thinL. that 'ht•', th<· bt.-...t of girl"i-, and \\e'rc "oUfl" that '"u <tu, tuu.

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AtLlL' B>~.tO\\" A jull,· l\\in si">t<'r to tlw \ l un in the \ 1uon, and

()\\f\l·r

an 1~ar.t.t snlilt·. \\'ht:n thi, fttlmbolin~ lit tit.• lamb!.. in of., hundn.·d r.rt_y pnunds ~('h ht.:r full ~(()\\til, p<.'fJplt• :ln.· ~oing to nll,takt' tll;tt smik for th1.· ... unri-.t·, and the bird' ,.,,ill \\:lkc uo .1nd :-,in~ Ncitha thi't p:t~(' 001' thi ... f>Ot)~ CHO tt:ll hC)\\ IUUt.'h \H' tlii nk or Ailt:t·n. ot

J "' Es Hoa 11 Jimmy r•unt• to"' picturin~ hinl'.. c:lf ;a bi~ broad man of the world, nnd ha ... plnyt•d tfw roll \\ith all tfH.: ttl(· p;rt.~-.a -vt.'nt.•,.., that tht• supt.·rbt·ing~ di.,pla.)l toy,ard the.: 'upt:rfluiti(.~. II i~ brilliant rt.•partc.:e nt.·,_t.·r [til.., to malt• hit "ith tl.t.· ladit...... •• A ft.·llo'' of anf1nitt.· Jt·st'' Sh;tkt"Spt.•arc \\i.l"> thinking of our Ji mmy "lu:n ht.• \\rotc

.t

th,.t

Dotus Gooos u \Hm't ''~"

L

blad.. , Doa•. Bith:r t·>.pt.•nc.•net· hn.., l:\uJ(ht us bt·ttc.:r. But vou \\(H\'t mind if \q; do ''-'v that thO"'l' '"n·t franl... t'\t"-t haH· ''on the.· ht.•ath of mar", anf.ltu U' \"UU wiJI ;d\\J.\'~ b(,'l\ \"~:roniL..t \\t_·

:\OUr t.'\'t..._ ,lrt•

line i:s ont.· of our dass bt.•autit.•s, ''hots n do,t• ri\otl of Viva. Sht.• malt·, friend"' \\ith ht.·r .. milt· an(l L.c.·t.·p, tla·m \\ith ht:r IO\';dt:v. Tht: Lord mu .. t h;t\>t: macft: "'-atlu:rint· on the -~i xtll dnv. ht.-caU!-,.4..- ht: t.•arn,·d .a n_·..,t aftt.·r produt•ing thi.., litth• wondt.•r. I h:r pi11k :slip.., ..,hu\\ thut .,he i., somcwhoH J.tiven to buninJ,t.

\1 ns. Bcssn Puun If

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h,td w,titt.·d for this qu1ct, not to 'ilY t':\<.·lu~l\t.',

to -,pt•a k out, 'he would probahly haH: t~·apnl

"' ithout hc.:m~ prnpt.:rlv di''l't'h.•d. d:a..-.iftt.-d and ar· ranp.t:d ,,jth the ,,tht·r victim-. of tht.· l"(.litorioll ~tatr A ,,dlin~ \\Orker nnd an o:t).trt't.·ablt.· t.•ompanion, '"" n.·t.·np:niL<· In lwr tlw typ(• thut mi._,., tht.· -.t;.uldard ~~ t till" -chO<>I.

Ott\ L Rt l ti;H

Sh! I .·un .about •u n·H·.rtl • 't"Crt·t. Thb Molid, \\t,.-.d,·n·)(,.,kin,.; Dult.·h ~irl I" ont• uf tht· hriJr,htt.'t rnc.·mhc.: r., nf nur . ._. ~;....... but .,he· clt>t.·,n't !...now it. fvpi · cHI t:unv\:r-..,tion: '' \Vht.·rt· '.l bt'\.'n?'' ··oh, de.,..., n to ha-.:4.• a liult.· t:h<tl ''ith Prt·"··" "\\'h.:u!ja ...a,? .. "Guod nmrninJ.!;."' '' \\'h:ul ltl' 'a'?" ·· \li ...... Rt·uh.:r. ' ' t'H' you .a t tlu· mo .. tn~ pit.'llHt· tlw.ttt·r ln ...t niJ.;Ill? ..

Pnll.tl'

Bot ll'H

Phil j..., a Hmn~ , .. hiz, and j, .., irnpuh,i\'t.' ,,, ht· 1.. r;.u;y l-Ie IMs ta"-t.·n tl pronunt.·nt plan· in ...d,onl .md t'\Tryhody knows tlw boy with tht• ("O rn !)ilk hair. If ht.• \H'rt.· Apollo Bd'-t.'dcn-, Ans:::d Gabrid m1d Forbt. ... Rolx·rtson rullc:d into one.·, ht.• t:ouldn 't think more of hnn ...df


VIEI10f1tiH

GLADYS

Stu'

doubt' \UU ·•n.: <lhnM\'C:d :.' tf) tlw fa-.h·nin~ uf a )CU\\ n; if , ... ith 'onw fc.:ar.., yuu :1rc.• a ... ,a, ..·d a" to tlw rnudcll1nj( of~~ crn\\ll; if , .. ith tlu· blut'' .\OU I f \\ith

M)fll('

an.: clc:b_., c.·d. in the.• ta,k of kc.·..·pin~ot l>rip;ht

Gladv-., ..dw. 'tis said, ju,t

wjiJ

ri~J:ht.

ju-.t ~o H•

ah,;ns makt.· thin~'

't.'t'm

1 .11 11\' JOUIFIE

It j, impH,..,iblc.· to di-.t:our:tJ.tl' Jnllv; sf1c.· j, a hurn:lf\ ,fw.mrcx:k m a '' iml-.turm, plumb lull of the.• d4..·;1d J:;anu.' o.,port s~;.uru that a.h,uv.., bufh up -.c.:rcnclv. Sht.• love.·' to brc.•ak c.•vt·r.\ rule.· in thl' dc.·t.·odo~. and tlu·n, dimhinJ.: thru lwr \\il\dow at 11 :oo p. nt., ~rt.'t.'l lu·r l><·ll i~t.· rc.·nt landlaU.v ''ith an t.'\J)rt•,..,i(lll ctf in~l.:'niou' irlncK't.'llt't.• «.·umpktd' di .. ~armin1 ·

\ I ~HC\HC:f \It"'" Ch1rL. up \1 :-trJ.!nrt..·t, don't_ h4.· _,, darnt·d partu.:ul.tr

:~nd

\'OU "dl he happit.·r. Thr-. ~rrl is ont• uf tht.· K. (, ht·auttl''· ll l·r intt.·n·">llnr.r;: -.tnup je;, from cnn,ut•nuuush <.'a rr,· in~-t th4.· burden-. of tfw \\orld c,n her s h uuldt·ro,;.

I~Sl ll t.::l{

Gt ' ' '

Sh4.· i-. indu..,tr\ pcr ...unifit.:d, and no one <.:an'·'\' that thl'\ ,.,,.,. '·''' fu.·r

\\;t ... tl·

her tlrnt·, l''C't.'l)t "h,·n !-thl·

111duiJ(t'' in hcr p\'1 di\·t,.'r... iun. tht• '' Palrn4.•r \\' i~~lc.:.' ' Stu.• j, a c.h:vntt.·d IHl·mht.·r uf tlu· "'Saturda.\ 1'1\iJ.dH 'ipre>tl Cluh."'

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I I.H

''Lit tic· Bo P t.·t.·p '' j, our c.~harnpion ~iJ.tJ.dt:r, hair lrin:t•r .uul <bn(·cr \\ 4.' ;!lllikt.· ht.·r in -.pitt· of ~• clinJ.tin~ Dutch a<.·c.·,·nt. Sht· think~ ht·r frH·nd.,. aH· till" fl\...,l p\"tJpk in tlw \\(>rid and thl'\ u'u:tlf, arc.

l.ot 1-.c: Jon.t.: a 'IU;Jrl Itt til- craft ran tht.· OUl4.'r defl'll-.4.'' and took tlw \\ -. N S. b' ... torm. S:•vc.: for un·:t-.ion:d \U\:t~t·.., to th4.· hmlll' port at Still\\atl'r, !-iht.• ha., ;tnchon:d in thi ... vi<.:innv tht· p~l">l h\u \l.',lrs. A h,·,alth\, huovant, hrt·-.-~, individual. -.ht.• has provt.-d h-.·rsdf that rara a\- is - a dt:"pendahf ... ).!:irl. I n thl' Iolii of

I C) I ;

F I(IL 1).\ DO\\ ll orrnr ... !

1.-rieda Do\\, not on I\ -.uppnM:dlv "M"-'• but -.t.•n-.ihll·, j, 4.'11K<l~c.·d! Quit-.· un unprnfl-s ... ion:d thinf.( fur :1 1\,ormalit<..'. dun't \'OU think? A-, \C..'t 'ht.· h.'\s J>roH•:I r:llhc,;r !--tubborn, and nu irtformatron rc..-g.ardin~;t thl· criruirwl ha, shl· f{ivnl uo,; .


.,

I

~A 1111.1'1''

S ~ 'DIDGL

tan,

h.:c.thlt•tn 1\ thi.· tu.lv uf tlu· mola~'c....., hair. and t h(· hc..:~uilinf( tungut·; "lw l)uts tht.• pund1 into tht> odvt.•ttl,iOJ.( Sl"Ction. Qfl \'loit l your hal\, t'\t"r"hod\ lu.. rc..·. j, the mo~t r~srHhihlc..·. ullructivt.·. ,in<·t·rt·, diplonuuac:, hrnad-ruiudc< ~irl in the.· cia~ ....

Esrra.1.r

H·"IHU.

-"Dick''

Dick is tht.• po''t'''or of tht· unc and ori~in:d douhlt·lir"· vcx··Jbulary, l(uarnnt•.:c..:d to run l\\'l"l\l\" rninutt' l\1\hnut rcpntting. Sht• j, a hopc:lc..~' highhru\\. Thi" unnual i~ h"·r litt.·ran and t'X4..'t:utivc prol\t"S."i up tn IHH\ , Tht.• t:l.l!\3 t.''P~:·c.:ts fwr tu ma"c; u' famou-. sonu-timc..·. "'\\",, .ut.• t''ll4.'("ting sum4..• .:ouc.l 'tulf from \ou."

f n 11opitt.· of Jwr ~·tioU!!Ut"S~. 'he has :1 In I ~,r pu'h to lu·r. nncJ h ht·nt unmaking th1.· kindl·nt•Hll'O "ht·..·l-. gu r•tttntl. Sht• i-1 n·nll" c;.trdn:c unl.\ ¥.hen, on r:trt.• ()\.'\~a~ion , :!>ht· find5 hc:rsdf .-t l ..·n..,r fiH· hluc.:k'l a¥.tl\ friJm t l1'-" !"'ormal

l\ 01\.\ J Oil '~0' \\'h_, "nrr)" about J(Ctltn,.; thinlt' th ..• fir'\t time? f\;or.& ,.,;u •wt them .,...,.lwtimc.·.

"Juc..t bt:·causc I'm lri~h I'm nnt ~rccn." From the tint ol lu.:r hair and tlw snulc.· in her eye it j.., not difltcult tu -.urmL"..: "h~nn· ~lw t.·amt.•. From her sunny di~­ pu-.ition '"'-' tmaginc that -.h~,.· .,., ill end up in llawaii.

1-LOIU 'CI GATI:S

She.· i"i

und littlt: nnd dark, :ancl---..hc \'+C.'ln, a c.liamnnd rinJC:, ~,-,., ..... tu .. pt.·rc."tl th;lt ~htKll \\ork dt.H......,n't ''PlX'•'I to ht.·r. that ..,Jw ltkt.·-. tbtm tall and darl. 1f vnu tt.·.u:h, lu-re·'-. to \"OU, Flon·nn·; ir :vou don't, ,., h, ju~l tht

c:utc

SlUU(.',

Eu

h' Sl\1\tO,o!>

l'.llt.·n t·uuld ri, :tl Orphc.·u-. unh sh.. usc~ :& piano in.. tc.·.tft of a lute..·. Sh, ·, .d,., .• , -.; c.:fu.•c:rful and n:adv to svmpnthize "ith l'\"f.·rvon(.•, in p;ood und b~1d lut'k. "-'.lu::n thi.., lnrge pc..·r-.on lu::lvl·.., into !-tight, "t.' :trc.• surprl't'd IH a .soft lillll· vnin·, an t.'XCt.'llt·nt 1hinp; in womnn f>ut nut nt hat ,..... c);pf..."t:t.

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A'' l' H.rTCIII e Sht• has lived with c.:uu.:.in A~n,·~ for the past two )'Cfil':'>. \\ ithout any of tht: ''kommon family troublt.•',. pt.-culiur to roommnu·s. \Ve know ht•r to he especially clcv<·r, consldc rinJ( tlu.• number (){ cllt~t.·~ she !-tlccps thru. Prof: u \1iss Hitch it•, do you o;ee that?--,, d), then I ~uc.·..,.., '' e an.· rc~1d.v to proct't'<.l."

"l,.ou c.:an t."'me nnd ob!,<·rve me tt•ach,

~iris.

I'd

ju";t lovt.: t<J have you." And yet "'hc.• lovt.~ ht·r OY.n comp~lny. In fa.<:t. \H.' fc.•ar ~he is a dn.· amcr and cxcq>t (or hc.·r tx:ctsionnl visit a\lin~ for n hlight after the

nu . .

li~hts ha\c faded frorn \1 ort·y, we..• ''ould never know Gmcc livl.'d within uur humc-.

A\

\DA - E\\'LA'O

A' ad~,·\ th-.: girl '' hn malt'S enouv;h noise for t'"in• her si1e. I f you tall to ht:r live rninutt·o; you art.• convinced that !the.• discover<·d tht.· Normal School nil by ht·r..,clr, nmt it \\:ns reall y ht•r rnther \\ ho hnd the firstchickt:n \\hO laid the first t~~ that bought tfu.· fir!>t cow who gavt: the fin,t milk to mule the f1rst cht.·C!)t'.

lrnr A

Sn:u;-"Psychc"

"Tht: vt:r y pink of t·nurtc.....y," and pt.:rf<"Ctly harml<.-.,s. 11c:r ravoritc pa:;time j, ., ... king quc.·,tiun .., "hich ~ht• dOt."!, \\Hh man)· bird-like.· muvemc.•nt' of her head nnd hnnd... Nc.:vcr idle a nHHlH.'nt. but thrihy. and thoughtful of utlwrs.

Rt 'A

SEHLER

Thi-, hu\om. clinkc.·r-built ~irl', .,.,i,dc)nt comes from ~t.·cpinJ!; her nose ~luc.·d to the books. She combim."!) thi, ~t udiou-,nc.·~ ,., ith true Dutch pit.t-lu:ndcdn('ss whc.·n ar~otuing. S ht- is kind. c:On"><.'icntiou-, n.nd thoro. but so qui<•t ttnc.l rc.·~crvcd thnt that is about all ,he lel!> U!> know or hc:r.

SOPIIIA J ERFZF'K

llcr mu,ical abiloty make, her the t"crul lady at the Trainin~ School c' cry d:t, at 1 :]0 p. m . The way \he thump!> out the piccC!t for the _f(ymna\tic exercises ~ho"s t:vcryonl' that she mt.·an~ bu~tnl'S\,

A G .... ES RITCHI E

I n u h'"'·ndit t o hdp pay ror thi~ book W(' were ~oin~ to ask thi~ Jong, slender. gricf-.:,trickc.·n pcrsonngc to <iO inp;, •• Uc ~lad~ rejoice.•; spring is comt·.'' but. we were afrllid o;,h~ would bust up the: sho". S lw bon<-s the text.

continuallyl forlcla" 'tanc.linJ<, anc.l

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it, too.


WIT10f1tiH

I hi, littlt: m:uU ~t:t:p" lift.· from bt."'Coming tnu mon· utonuuos by midnight H·a-partic.:s. llhw !-Itt> m:mag-c:-.... tu J..t.-~:p ht:r unquc.:n('habh: "Wt.'t:t di~P"''ition j.., ;t my~­ tc.:ry. Gilmore Vallt·~ hot' .attra<.:tilJO' fur hc.·r in more wav..,. tlllln ont:. hut slw 't't.·ms to ht.· t ht· mu: woman who t:an lt:e.•p a "t't.'n:t.

\l.~tUOHll: PLLHS \l.arj. ha~ a strung tc.:n<knt:\· to U!'>( the.: Jntnru~ativt• ~t·nh·nc.:c.·; ''t~ h.·ar .!tht· ''ill lo(u sc, f11r 'umc: da.v ~1s to

..,top St Pt·H.'r ''ith his roll t:ull tu ask, " \\" h,tt', that for? .. or ''\Vht:n.: (lid yuu t't't that?" Slw ch:.1rly lo\.c.:"' tu trnvd•. tnd lu:r fu,..oritc.: trip i~ bct\\c.·c.·n Ru-.h City and \\ inmu .

.\I \tanu ' R os<.OH' \1 u~c.lah.·n j._ tall anti t:urrit'S ht:r .. c.:ll \\ith a c..·c.:rcnin otir u£ di~nitv that ...omt• ul us llavl' trit.·d tn ,uin to t·op.\'. Slu. lnc1Ls "' innc)('t.•nt .tnd wi..,tful at timt·S \\ht·n tr_\an~

tn rt'<"itc· that tt·:tdll'r's llt'nrt ll,Ut ....... nut tu lu.:r But hi .. t I ht•r 5t'(.'ft:l slw hall 1 ht· glorious gah l.Jiutf. Tn soml• hnth lt been g1\l·n.

ur

~I ~n •o' \ \ ooo Ahsolurc.·l.\ t·un..,l..,tt·nt .1nd lt·,·d ht·~ltlt:d, lu·r ..,,rc,n,.:, tiUJt't naturt• i-. nut ttlft·c.:tt-d. hv tlw \\8\'t~ I h.1t ripplt tht· o;.urfaet· and l<Tp moo;t uf U"' U'ltir. I t's tlMI bacl th:u &ht• "·uoct·ntratt-s lwr nttt.·ntion"', tA.'I it dcx.-s tht ntfwr nH:n u ~u:at inilstu.:t·. "Tht.· :!.1\\t.'t'h'St ~irl at fk·hc.o(."' \h·c.:t lat·r, liL:t.• ht·r, L.nu\\ 1-H."r, In\ t. hn; "t:

all <I••·

\\' ith ht·r Titi:m h~ur .md brm\O t:H'5, CorJt \\Ould sta nd tt prt·tty J.((MKJ .. hu\\ tnp; rur ~akin"g fa Nit priLt.• in a lxaut\· c.·untt'St. :\.,. fur lll·r bt:mg pupulotr. "t• .tn.: t·viclt·ntl, not the unl.,. ont·s v. ho thinl n ~r..·at dt:sl of

hc.:r.

.\L\11\ B ~Lr: \hn· mu..t h:r\l.' ldt tht• L um'.., cuh-. in tt•nr.. when "ht• c.kparh·t.l from C:.unac.l.t, for '>ht· ha ... ct·rt..inh· l-..t..·pt Unrl ..· S:1m's kid" at th(• ~ormal chucLiin~ ... in(.'l' ht:r aurivul. You mu ... t h:l\ c; a loud smilt• n:adv. for the \\urk uf our lic.:t·nst.·tl humori-.t ... houlc.J nt.'\ c.·i ~n unre· \\,lrdt.'(l. Sa\·' .. ht.·' s nt·' t.:r ht.Tn ki ........t.·d pruuf pt)..,jtive of unpupul~ult_v , "'<IY \H',

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l ltcLs

Pt·un·ful--ont.• \\ hn dot'S not bdit·\T in unnt"(·t...,ary C:\t:rt inn, but who, lx"\.·.w,t.• s ht· t·hortlt" mt:rrily u' t·r all our iol-..t."· is <·otllt·d ~• J.Wnd -.c-out. l l t·r svmpathc..·llc otttttudt..• is to be t..'CHJntt•tl upon just •• ., .. urt:ly whl'n we:· tdl lwr our troublt·... J>n.,sionatdy fond of ~mhnm

trat·ktrs.

35


Ju1 \

K oHSIIHLK

Shw~.

loitt:ring em thc.• p~uh ... of 'c.·ntc..•nct· 'truc.·turc.·. hut sun.· that ~he j, u'i"K tht." n~ht path to the.· fnr<....,t. we h:tvt.• COilll' to lovl' Julia nnd to tr} and ''fi~un.•" IH:r out Lil..c fey., p t.'(lpl(• sht.< .. Cr:tl·b, •• a jokc.· very ,t:Jdom, but when it cornc:!o. it 'trike._·~ tlw rtJ(ht ...pol 'tou llC\t:r lnc'' J uli:l, did vou?

.. Taken tu b~ callt:d (t)f l~ttc..·r.'' \\ rih·"» unc lc:ttt.·r c.·\·cr} da, -.,.avs tlu.• ll. F. D man won't lt:~lVl' th<> po"tt olhcc '' itho ut 11 R hoda '' tht: n·inc.&rnatt:d ).Coddc.•s-.. of an old Nor"''" Saga, hut alast c, hc.· j, ufraid uf th~ durk.

An a\\ rut \\Ork<.-r!

She \\ill put snalt.':'!o iUOund her

nt..-ck and !<!pidcr' in ht.•r pod.. l·t "•ith th ...· ':ann.· nonchalance "ith '' hic.:h .,JH.• cats a ru'' turnip or read., P lato. She..· j.-, ncvc.·r -.o hnpp.v no;, '' hen probinK into t h'-· m~".. tt·ric~ of n buf.C's inH·rn:ll ntc.•cha n l:-,m A trut.• rival of (,aitC \V::d ton, ,Jw j, tht.· author of that t•hnrmin}(

littl<·

~~~>k.

•· WhJ Wurn"

Lo1s

Wi~t~od<·

..

EcKLOH

Slw sct.:n her dnot \_ ~· nd dom.· it noble. I h•r -.uccc-... hac; l>et·rl -.u ._,implc and unprt·h.·ntiou._, th:n ft.·"' of u .. n.'alil.t..' hem \\ell '\IH.' hn.., done the work n..'<J uircd, in llu.· p!l.., t two sca r:-.. " ll.nvc vou un extra p t.•nt.:il?"

CoH \

TottoE,so-..;

Tc>rll\· hns ~t contagiou'i la.ugh '' hich pt.·al-. forth at the most mcunvt.'nit.•nl tinH."";. . Slu.· j.., ~tn t.·normou'h husy pcrwn and can talk ~hop at an\· hour. l lt>r n,pira t ion,, howt.•ver, ri-.t· ahovt." ,<.·hoot room drudgen - " bn't tllut a wondt.·rful pict ure on ht•r dn..·........ r tho!!''

L O ll S!.:. \ \ I'SLA D E

Sht.• hu-.n't been" ith '-"long, hut ~;he ha, won :t first pi act.• in our affectinn,, with her l.>t.~ituty and l(t.'ntlt..•ne..,..,, She is a pucl or UllU,Ui ll ahiht\, ns you (.',lll " ·'4.." rur ynuf",.dr, <tnd can \\rite the stutl '"per in..,tructiun~ ••

"hilc

.\t)U

\\a it.

\I

\RIO' 811 1

l f \1 arinn's d iscrt•t.•t pact.• co uld 111 any S('ll't.' ht.· tt.•rnH·d

flving. \\t' might dt.•\Crih.._. ht..·r :" on(.' "hu con1t.'S "in ... ilt!net.• and in fear." ll ut in an .UJ((' or bluff .. h ......1\\3\"'\ h.:t, ht..•r lt.....,,ons; tht..• tldight nf cvt.•f\ _tcacht.•r, :md the t..l~pair of tht" a\ l'Wgt• tlunkcr, t\1anon ;.., ah\a\·., tht" ~amt! quit.•t , unpr'l't4:ruiou ... llt'\ t.'r-\'un:ing nnd '"ectlt.•mpt.•red la dy.


\IJLDRLD IIODGI'S

Athlttit·.., is ht·r 't.'t:und flilnn·, In Ba ... kt:thall ,ht. '"on ht:r r.. mt.·. In hu.· mturc .. h,· l..nn''~ <I l(lt, Sh~..·· ... n·ud m•"t ull the 111(Kit·rn rot.

In mu-.it: too, ... tu:', nil riA:ht t ht:n:, Thi"; 5c.·ninr J!irl ,,fth pn·H\ h·tir.

IIILDIU D

Tltl.. RO\\

\\'ht:n it's nu1,ie ur nH:ditin~, "'ht· ts "-·intill.ttinJ.t; uthH\\i ... e sht.··~ .:thuut a .. t·nthtP.. ia"ll(' ·'' .:1 P~ln or mill.... ';ht: plavs lik.c: P.adt·rt:'''ki und "litc.. rutun."" lilt.· ,1 ell-ad

~~i~~.'n t i~~~·. ~ ~~rl1 :11':~~;i v1t~1 :: ~ i:' :i,.1~1~~:.vii~~·!':~ i~~·a i~i:.~ .~'.,n·

1 h·rt· i-. .t ruc.:mbt:r uf tht.· intt·llh·tu.tl ~wup---nut,ich· ol t hut ~ht.• i~ tlu: fim.·... t ul t:,irJ,. Sht.· t•:tn u,c.• tht.· most big \\ords in tht· lun1£c.·'t sc:ntc:nn·.., a11d ''1\ the:- f,.,,t uf IHI\tlfH' \H' kucm. Fr.u1kic: hao.; thrt:t: di-.tinl{uio.;hinf.( tntt:rt·o.;t,, otthlt·ti..~. litt.:ratuh: HOd Y \V. C. A. The d.t ... 'S o.;,\\'S .,ht·'' a ~t.·otch!

III J.OI!Hl

lrJIAlS

I h j, .tn t:.t .. \-j.:oing c.·hap, \\ tth tht.· ... tull to pu'\h n\ t:r dw hulldint-:. but ht.• hohn'l ~ot tht.· pu.. h. \\c: h;l\\' .tti\\,1\S thuulo!ht ht· llli~ht hol\C.' '>;_tid ...urnt.·thinJ,t brilliant m -.oc.:iulo$:\ if Jw hadn't .,;11 rlt.'\l to ll~trry Einhorn.

Our bdov('(l, J:<Xld-nutun•d l ri,h J,tirl can '''"''·'" malt· u' ~nod-humored. One.· J!rt\\ dav ... h~ fillnl u .. ''ith .,:It·~ b, innoc(.·nth inqutrin~ "h} hl'r diuu nMf'l, ''t·n·n't ri~ht~ ''"~ 'he, "I've.· put not: undc.·r ._.,..... ,.'\'' llahlt:." Sh<· j.., an t..'.\pt·rt rtHtllREter uf hu,in~s prupc...,ttinn.,, ~tblt• and \\illing to do lwr 0\\fl o.tnd t..'\t:ryunt• t:fo.;c.·', ,hare nf tlh:

\\Uti...

FLJ L\IH:. III Pt:.JI()l.SI h.

A JJ;irl of c.:hn·rful V{''tcrduv' and con£iclc.•nt tomurrtH''· "hu ... huns tht.· puth of lt;.lo.;t ft:'ii...,to\IKC und "ork.., "i1h all tht• dut,-bound d~vutiun hc.'NJrnin~ a "'-:ormalitt•. llt·r <·hi<.:( di"t.·r-.ion j, c.·,a;oun<!in~ tht• intric;t<·it·, of >\mt.·rit.·.ln politi<'~ ..o '" hc.·n ht.·r '' Vntt..... for \\ onll'n" dn·am j., rc.·ali£t·d .. he '"ill proh:tblv tnll' an acti' 1.' p.trt in running tht.· AO\t•rnmt.·nt machine.·.

\\'t.· havt: IU:H'r had t.'JlOUf.dl courot~t.· HJ a .. k "'hut 'Pt:c,:till ottlrauion l':\:i~b ;at l .t''"i'tun. to t.:au"'~ \llldrnl tu f.:U home C\ t.·n \H•d, ntd but \H' hn' t.' our ,u,pi. t.·ion... At the II all ~he.· j, fuund in t:n·r,- J.!•l". ,:athnin~.

thu .. h ..· h:t.. ,,

t~.·ndc.·r

eoJhc.:i•·nc.:c.·.

37



H E following poem is taken from "Skinny," a play, not yet completed, by !\Irs. Chorpenning and ~ lr. Stockton, which will probably be produced at some future date. The curtain rises on a stage flooded with brilliant moonlight. From the distance comes the far song of a nightherder, rising and falling as he approaches and passes the point nearest the house, but loud enough to be understood at c\路cry point:

T

So ho! So ho! Around I go, Around the herd in a circle, 0, An' I sing a song, fer to keep 'em still, An' they likes the song as the critters will. So ho! So ho! They stand an' hunch, As the wind gits under their risin' hair. Er they lay in spots where the shadders bunch, An' they rattle their horns as they're layin' there. So ho! So ho! If the wind gits gay, Er a covotc howls er a storm comes out, Then the_y: stamp their feet an' they edge away, An' begin a-millin' an' weavin' about. So ho! So ho! I ride an' ride, An' a cow bawls out, an' the moon shines down, An ' all on a sudden t he world is wide 'T,,路ccn me an' the girl that's a-waitin' in town.

J . L. 1111111111111[

To A Bird

W

II ENCE comes that wondrous song of pure content To summon dawn from hidden realms of sleep! What mystic spirit of the ai r is sent As some inspiring harp that angels keep, To breathe a soulful mclod~路 so deep, When e'en the winds a rc lulled in peaceful dreams, And all the world in sacred silence seems! \\'hat golden voice that has not power to speak, Yet in its cha rmed dialect unknown Can tell the hungry soul what joys to seck, Uplifts, inspires, thru its magic tone! An angel voice it is that sings a lone. The depth and greatness of that melody I\ lust rouse the sou I to rise in harmony. 0 soft-,vingecl creature of the morning air, Sing to the ear of spring your heav'n-taught strain; And " 路aft me to the spirit-land, fore'er, To hear those liquid notes that soothe all pain, Those notes that tune the heart in love to reign. Reveal to me the greatness of the dawn; 0 creature more than bird, sing on, sing on! L. \V. 39

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E PI They Wouldn't Give

IN THE GOOD

11M E.

P ALL BAL~GART~ER B(_·hold the man that c.:at~ 13- suft·boilcd, blue-ribbon Standnrd prun<.'-:; ;tt a ~ing-lc bn..·ak.fasl. W<.· can tc~tify thut at lca:;t one ~irl finds a fat man attractive. Vc..-ry intcllcctutal, and cnciow<·d with Lhc ability for raking part in :•II function~. he alwa y~ S{'C' hi~;; duty, and now hao.; patriotic~dlv offcr('d his ~\.·rviccs t<' Uncle Sam. As to hi~ hi~hl~l ~\mbi1ion \H' may say that it is to he a "'hi~h flier" in the avi11tion corp:;, ;~nd ~l"s.pec.'<.lcr .. in the motor corps.

OUR SIAMESE TWINS EARLE A~D ~ I ERLE .j.O


WEI10I1t1H .,_ *' "'

TAPH Their PiCtures In DoN'T YOU TH INK

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' ' I Icart on her lip~. ~oul in her t.·.yes "-that's Blanc hie. H er very corn pic'< nature has us muny sides to it as <-l polygon, but thl:: sidl· which her fri~nd.i cnioy most i~ the one s~c shows in those :-.trictly privat e performances (limited to :o.tudy hours} t hat take place in her room. When you 5.CC Blanchic'<.; fa ir young race ·wear ing a '"'orricd, wistful (~xprc..>S!<!.ion you feel sure she is pondering on tht: immortality of the soul, when in reodity she is trying tu dc:idt- whether she nn:..l Dick will have tw•) c 1lO.:olatc ~oda-t, or go to the movies in~tcad. 131nnchc rcpre;ents tht.• maximum of bruin in the minimum of body. 1\lny St. P.IUI send many more like her ! lh.HBEIH DICK\I A:-. Ladic..,. und gentlemen, we have the honor to prc:,cnt 1\\ r. llcrbcrt Dickm<.ln, Southern l\ \ inncsota b:L..,.kctball plascr, swr footbnll player. ht•,t S\\ immcr. bc<>t sknu:r , best dAncer, etc., etc. l-Ie i~ alo;;;o dio;tingu ishcd by a trochoiclal. po~it iVl.'-lnOtion, cum-jointed, wig-wag wnlk for which even Miss Sprague cannot deduce the curve. Two short y('ars a~o. our hero \\ns invulnerable to the cluHmi of the opp )~itc sex, but a Fern·y waved he r wand, and Dick was !-ouddcnl.v changed into a knif(ht, loving and f:.tithfu l c.~nough to ~;uit the most t.:xacting of nHtidcns. Adored alike by faculty and 'tudcnts, and the youngster,· idol," Ht·rbil."" ~till f\.· mains the simpl..:, unpretc..-ntiou!'t gentleman he i~. Let his epitaph be, "Cupid ~ot him." A H 1' 11 UH T AH itAS

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\Ve don't really think thi"i docs Art justice. l ie.· usually "H~an. mor e cxpn·ssion. I h,• booo;t s half the time nnd lnocks the other half and works the other lwlf. (That's more than most people could do.) l ie is n~ full of ~lanA" as a Y. ~ 1. C. A. New Testament and the coming generation will arTc.-ctionatdy refer to as a m~rnher of t he ''Old G uard." E TJI I::L ELLEFSE:-.

Ethel couldn't stund the strui11 of the teacher f8ctory for two years so she indulged in a little vacation but \\e' re migh ty glad she decided to come back -and ~he's blooming likt'" n ro~e. E. E.. E. to t·xprcss it inelegantly but cffc{· tively isH p;ood scout--she reck.;;; for anythinp:, from a box rr()O'I homt.• tO F r ench leave to the movit."S.


Class Song Oh \\'inona, our deeds th~ "orth proclaim, Oh \\'inona, our liYes shall be til\ fame; \\'c'\e heard the call to each and all, Our countr~ needs our might; In all '' e do, "e "ill be true To freedom, God, and right; Oh Winona, still wou ld \\t' look to thee; Oh Wi nona, we pledge our fealt.\.

11 \\ inona, our class would sin~ th~ praise, Oh Wi nona, our guide thru all our days; From thee "e part, but keep at heart Th~ memory e,·cr green; Oh, "e'll regret if:-ou forg<'t The Class of Se,·enteen. Oh Winona, still \\Ould we look to thee; Oh Winona, \\C plccl~c our fealty.

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" SO here I am, after going thru a thoro stage of gathering, assi milating, abstracting and applying. It is mostly appl_ving now." "Oh, Jean, you sound like 1\tiss Gildcmeistcr, a Ia t,,.o years ago." It was about five o'clock in the afternoon of an April clay. T,,·o girls seemed to forget absol utely that they ,,·ere in a schoolroom and that it was grO\Ying late. Mary, on her way home from vacation, had stopped orr for a short visit with Jean, her pal and roomm'l.te three years before. "\\'ell," Jean turned ,,·ith a smi le toward i\lary, " I do hope you don't th ink that none of that soaked in. Why," with a reminiscent t,,·inklc, "some things have actually soaked in so far that I can remember the minute details of their occurrence.': "But I don't remember doing much of af1\·thing but getting acquainted for the first few ,,·ccks," she added. "The Juniors' Hallowe'en Party to the Seniors seemed to be our first great event. Don't you remember how Bud .\loran appointed the committees, and how .\lr. .\Iaxwcll read their names from the platform? When my name was mentioned 1 can see myself now, turning to meet the illuminated faces that would greet me. They never moved a muscle. Eviclcntl.v the faculty were used to holding offices." "Yes, I was on a committee too," interrupted !\lary, ''but there "·ere fou r h undred on with me. \1 'e were the Clean-up Committee." "You mean you did the work of the Clean-up Committee that never was," an~wercd Jean, laughing. "What came next, Jean? You seem to remember fairlv well." "Work, my clear," said J can, "an endless stretch of work- time punctuated on ly by the appearance of pink slips and a few days of getting down to business. But don't rorget that we gradually made an impression on those Seniors. Finally it came to pass that the Senior stood not alone in grandeur great and solitude, but by his side, in athletics, love and war, stood the Junior!" ";.. lcrc.d" exclaimed .\I ary . "And also that we were becoming prominent in the eyes of the facult,·. Don't YOU remember Dr. Dickerson found--" "A debttcr!" said ~J can. "Yes, Philip and Bud were beginning to make Dr. Dickerson think he had found someone who could reall v understand him." " .\ tliss Smith-- " j ean started again. "Found Daphne Dyer," prompted Mary. "Yes, our class all agreed that .\liss Smith found the best 'find.' And don't you remember how man.\· Juniors shook a nd grew faint as they went daily to i\ liss Sprague's room, and then the next term how we would find these same Juniors- -" "Prodaiming her \Yondcrs unto the whole sc hool," broke in Mary. "Well, t hey weren't far off, either. I tell you, ~hry, I learned Aritbmelic in that class, as I had never learned Arithmetic before, and when I finished I had used .\lci\furry's 'How to Study' to advantage." "Yes, yes, teacher, what comes next?" "i\ lary, you ought to know that nominations came next. You kno,,· we ,,·ere the starr of life around school \Yhile the Seniors were put thru the mill, and we did everything imaginable to get them off. Then they graduated, and we little sisters stood on the lower steps ,,·hile our big ones passed oYer the threshold of life." "Poetically inclined," ~Iary spoke to the bird on the window sill. "J can, we also had big brothers. But let's see. I can't recall our next 'first clay' half as Yividly, can you, Jean?"

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Mary awaited an answer, and in a moment it came : "September fifth, Lawn Pa rty at Morey Ha ll-one good time; September sixteenth, school picnic on the bluffs ; September twenty-seconc, faculty reception t o students at Morey Ha ll- I ushered; September twentyeighth, lecture by- -" "See here, Jean, \Yhat a rc yo u doing?" exclaimed ~ Iary. " I didn't call for the · calenda r." She turned, and knew what it meant, when purple a nd ,vhite met her eyes. J ean had been reading from the Y. W. di rectory. "Lecture by Dr. Winship," continued Jean. " I missed that. On e bad move in my history." "Don't forget t hose football games we attended," added ~ Iary. " And a lso I iss Richa rds' teas. And don't you know how much fun we had hiking, and having picnics on the bluffs, and then again a ll the fun at t he llarvest Pa rty "·e gaye to the J un iors? If it hadn't been for student teaching coming in a nd gently upsetting my nerves, I might have really enjoyed that term of school. "Now it was you, J ean, who a lways found enjoyment in taking those spelling tests, a nd spending two hours regula rly each day in practising t he Palmer mo,·ement. Also current events was your specialt y, and- -" "l'vlary, do stop that!" "'vVell, Ma ry was your roommate, and so l\lary ought to know. Didn't she shou lder half the worry of getting you togged for the K. G. Pa rty, a nd didn't she lie awake half a night wondering how J ean could dispose of her tickets for Dr. Steiner's lecture? " "Oh, Mary, ca n't you remember from that time on the glorious times we had at class play p ractice? I can hea r the Piper calling Veronika yet, and the night it was given- -" "Six o'clock, ladies." It was the janitor with his keys. "Just like Mr. Strife," t hey giggled as they hastened out .

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Junior Class History MARGUERITE CoNHAIM

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OU must know, 0 Best Beloved, that the events that I will chronicle and tell to you happened many, many moons ago, long before it was the custom of ormal students to take visitors out into the moonlight to gaze upon Sugar Loaf, even before Kratz's was founded, and tbat, as you know, happened long, long ago. A little yellow canary bird heard this tale from his grandmother, and told it all to me, with various and sundry additions of his own . (You must not forget that the canary bird was yellow, because that shows how very bright he was.) Draw your chair up close to the fireplace, Best Beloved, and listen in-tent-ly while I tell you the tale as it was told to me. Said the canary bird, with a little rustle of his wings, and a little wink of his eye, and a little 0irt of his tail : "'Twas in the early part of September, rgr6, that the vast horde of Juniors poured down upon the peaceful town of Winona. They thronged into the Normal Assembly and gazed boldly into the eyes of the faculty seated high upon the sh rine before them. Truly," said the canary bird, and be ought to know, "the lofty sweep of their alabaster brows made them dis-tinc-tive-ly different (that's magic) from any class that had previously graced this lofty institution. (You must not forget that the canary bird was yel low.) D ays passed, and in the library the Juniors could be seen studiously and interestedly pouring over such literature as the ' Literary Digest,' a nd 'The lndependcnt'-but, then, from the beginning they were a n unusual class. Even the Seniors admitted it." The canary bird hesitated, ate a little birdseed, winked his left eye knowingly and continued. "At first, however, the Seniors did not associate with the riff-raff, and held themselves strangely aloof, butmore days passed, and the Seniors succumbed to the charms of the Ju niors completely and finally. In fact, they became unhappy when not basking in the light of their presence, and actually forced themselves upon the Juniors most impolitely." The canary bi rd sharpened his beak Yiciously on a piece of cuttle bone, and shifted uneasily from one legjto the other. "But that," said he, "is another story." Thus, it came to pass, ere the snow had covered Sugar Loa f, that the Junior Class met, and elected their class officers (for t hat is an ancient and venerable custom) and these arc the names of the officers they chose : President ................................. ... ......... H AROLD RrLEY Vice President ...... . .... . ....... . .. . ...... ... .. ... MrLDRED CARHART Secretary .................................... . ......... R AE WHrTTOM T rcasurer ............................................. I IA ROLO OLSON The canary bird cocked his head to one side and ch irped contemplatively. "True to the high standard of the class, they were faithful to their trusts; they performed their respective duties efficiently and capably. The class was organized! ! No longer were the Juniors a scattered mass of individuals, but a complete, compact, co-ordinated Force." The canary bird warbled melodiously and continued: "One of 'em told me in confrdence (but I know you won't breathe it to a soul) that the Juniors really weren't as bad as they looked! The townspeople, too, recognized their worth, a nd treated them royally. Many of the Juniors reciprocated by join ing the various organizations. As a class they took active interest in the effort to raise the standard of the school in both spelling and penmanship (those are things grown-ups think quite important) and played no mean part in school athletics, dramatics, and literary societies. But," said the canary bird as he settled himsElf comfortably on his perch (and you must not forget that he was yellow), "you mustn't think that the Juniors had no good times, because they cer-tain-ly did. Mr. Holzinger took them on many long, delightful hikes, picnics thrived, and a Harvest Party given by the devoted Seniors was a tremendous success." The canary bird stopped for 47


want of breath, and chirped weakly, "All in all, this class ''"as so wonderful in the progress it made in all lines, that I heard it whispered that the Juniors had a n offer to make to the faculty, namely, that in view of the fact that the faculty had \Yorked so hard, the Juniors were willing t o grant t hem a leave of absence of one year, during which ti me certain members would fill their respective positions and continue their uplifting work." The canary bird made no attempt to conceal the fact that he was very, very sleepy, and ch irped, "That is a ll I can tell yo u toda y, but let it be understood that words arc inadeq uate to express how high th is class stands in my estimation; the year 19 16-17 w·ill be remem bered for many things, but t he shi ning light gleaming forth first and foremost is the Junior Class of Winona orrnal." This, 0 Best Beloved, is the history of t he J uniors, told by the canary bird (and you must not forget that the canary bird was yellow), a nd HE ought to know.

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corcoran elizabeth crosgrovl' cvd vn cronkright. rebecca crouch hc:lcrlC culh ttnc gayle cummi ngs thelma c urran edith dah l letha dav idson kcnnct.h davis murid davnic marian day ~crtr u dc dcgnan marie de silva doris d ickerman nelli<• dickerrnan agnes donahue doroth<·a donahue ma r ~art:l

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H E most interesting man I ever met was a medium-sized, ruggedly-built man whose irregular Celtic features wore a mysterious expression only relieved by a pair of sparkling blue eyes and a shock of black hair. His appearance was interesting and he was interesting. Our introduction was simple, being merely "swapping names." But as we lay on opposite cots of a hospital ward, he grew more and more confidential, until I had the following story complete-a graphic record of hard luck a nd grim cou rage: " [ was raised on the Conamarah flats in St. Paul. Then the old folks went to Tacoma, Washington. Punk burg! I got so lonesome for the flats I started drifting. I was only a seventeen year old kid- pretty nervy kid, tho. After months of mooching and barely keeping on deck, I landed in Omaha dead broke. It was on a Sunday evening just at dusk. A Dago hand-organ grinder played ' Home, Sweet I lome' on a corner across the way. I got so lonesome I took t he next side-door Pullman for home. "But I only stayed three weeks, and started on the bum again. Been gone nine years now, and haven't kept in touch with the folks. It ain't their fault. See this letter? She's got some J ack in it, too. Look there, against the light; looks like a fiver. I' ll have the mailman take it, a nd send it back unclaimed. T hey don't get a hunch where I am ! Don't need the cash right now. Got a little wad in my shoe. Keep it under you r hat, tho, see? "By t he way, I got run in at St. Paul. Got mixed up with a bunch of birds that robbed a jewelry store and got railroaded for two years. Do you know what t he t hird degree is? Well, it's simply ~t walloping that wou ld make you swear your name was Halley's Comet, and you only heard it once in a hundred years. See that crook in my nose? T hat's third degree bunk. My looks might have passed in a side-show before, but me for t he menagerie now. After six months, I and my pal decided to jump at the first chance. We let a nother guy in on it, because he was hip to the racket , and we didn't want him to squeal. One late afternoon the three of us were working with one guard in the lower end of the yard . We rushed t he guard and k nocked him cold. T he other feJ!ows got over the wall all right, but I got picked in the leg. I ran till I got in sight of t he river, and the guards were close at hand and I had to give up. The honorable quack said it was six months in t he hospital before the bullet could be remo ved . "The next streak of to ugh luck I had was in this burg. Why, I was froze so ha rd to the ground in the switch-yardsGawd knows how I got there-that they pried me loose with a crowbar. T he doctor's going to peel my hands today. T hey were in such tough shape he was going to clip t hem ofT, at first. Gee, t he white ghost is prowling around. I suppose she's t ry ing to coop me in for the doc. Gee, the nurses are all scared to death of her! But I ain't afraid of her, nor her of me. So we get in some scr umptious arguments. 'Well, so long," and he tip-toed out.

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The Kindergartners FACULTY 1\IEETI G PLACE- Draw ing Roo m. P. 1\l. KEY-WORD a nd TOPIC SE TE ICE- Kinde rgartners.

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1\h~. i\l AXWELL (look of anticipation on jovial counte na nce) : And now if 1\Ir. D ickerson has no more criticism or objections to ma ke concerning the Kindergartners, we will close. (Doctor Dickerson clears tbroat preparator.~· to speahing, and attempts to rise. ) i\lJ SS SuTHERLAND (gleam of battle in her e.v es): The Kindahgahten Depahtment is a dignified one. I am s ua h that the young women now in the Depahtment a h measu ring up to the stanclahd. I haYc found t hem most reliable girls. (Vigorous bobbing of beads signifies faculty approval. D octor D ickerson looks sarcastic

and allempts to rise.) l'vi HS. CHOHPENN INC: Yes, they certainly-arc reliable-gi rls . Now, for- exa mple, if their theme papers- are not read y to hand in-I can a lways rely upon their excuses bei ng- carefull y- prepared. In one case I was-calml:v informed that in order to keep me from "perish ing from mon oto ny," a- stu dent had changed- her t opic a nd so hadnot fl n ished her paper. (Doctor Dickerson's expressire face reL·eals determination . He attempts to rise. ) I\lR. GAYLORD: The Kind ergartne rs l 11avc had in my classes a re certainly fa r more intelligent than the average· no rmal student. They know how to express t he mselves through their volu ntary and involuntary muscles a nd eve n thru their glands ! (Doctor Dickerson, a twisted sbeet ligbtning smile zig-zagging its painful wa.~- o'er bis coun-

tenance, attempts to rise efficiently and ,vet not appear burried. ) M1ss RICHARDS: l wish t o say a fter a careful study and many personal conferences I have judged the young women in the Kindergarten D epartment to be genteel young women. They do not chew g um, talk to the young mcn- (At this point D octor Dickerson, enraged at tbe implied view of his sex, snorts expressively.) I\l 1SS RI CHARDS (after squelching D octor Dickerson with one icy glance): Nor do the~; do a ny of the thi ngs which a re unbecoming to teachers! I mean, teachers with a b ig T! (Doctor Dickerson, mobile lips curling slightly, puts one over on the faculty by not attempting

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The Forum Literary Society TUDY and \\·ork are bound to have full sway in our Winona Normal School, but thr~t ~~II this we ha,·c felt a gingery seasoning of social activities, athletics, and literary SOCietieS. One source of this seasoning has l~een the Forum Litera ry Society. This society aims to do two things : to acquaint students with prominent writers and their works, and to create and promote fellowsh ip among the students. Specifically, the literary aim th is vear has been to stuck American humorists, American \vomen writers, and the I ndian poet, Tagore. When the current events movement became prominent, the Forum Literary Society showed its interest in the matter b.Y devoting several meetings to the discussion of up-to-date occurrences. The aim to create and promote fello\YShip among students has proved quite as successful as the literary ,,·ork. Our initiation "·as fdled with jollity and good-nature, our sleighr ide with vim· and cnth•Jsiasm. I ntellectually and socially we feel that the Forum Literary Society has had a valuable place in our ormal School life. N. L.

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H E Tri-Sigma is a literary society, which is known for the q uantity of the work it accom plishes a nd the quality of its membershi p. This year we have enjoyed the literature of Rabindranat h T ago re, Alfred Noyes a nd Alice Brown . P rimarily th is society is continued for literary purposes, yet it has a secondary value, that of providing social opportunities. For instance, there was the initiation party, when many Ju niors were taken in as new members. In this way the society helped the J uniors t o become acquai nted and make friends. The party was a big success, but we will not disclose a ny of the mysteries of initiation night. We will leave them fo r our J un ior members to practice on the Juniors of 19 17. Anot her phase of the social value was shown at basketball games, where the m uchdesi red school spirit reigned. Anyone attending these games, especially the ones between the Forum and t he Tri-Sigma, would realize how much enthusiasm t here was over them. We had a splend id team, which won the first ga me but lost the second. We think t hat t he Tri-Sigma is a f1n e society. We hope that it will continue its work, and aid futu re members as much as it has aided us! s. K.

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The Board of Control Are we in it? Well, 1 guess! Tbe Atbletic A ssociation! Yes! Yes! Yes!

ROM the very beginning of its existence, the Board of Control of the Athletic Association has been of unique and u-kn ow interest to the school. It did good to the soul of many an auditor to hear the solemn debates concerning the budgeting of the athletic money. Of course, the women on the Boa rd wanted the men's athletics to have the most money ! But, chivalrous and gene rous as ever, t he men . on the Board wanted t he women's branch t o have-well, no! not all ; but, well-how would a neat one-third do? But orato rical skill is not the on ly spell-binding possession of t he Board of Control. All visitors were deeply impressed by the fullness a nd p romptness of attendance. Very few organizations can boast of prompt and perfect attendance at every meeting. Let it be said with a ll due respect t hat this organization is no exception. I n fact, t he momentous occasion which culmi nated wit h t he above print was the drawing card of the year. During the wait preceding the event one of t he Board mem bers excit edly exclaimed, "Oh, haven't we a ny business to t ransact? \Vc're a ll here !" Isn't it the truth? ! B. R.

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At games of sport it sure can ~'ell, And yell and yell and yell like- wellFor spirit and for pep you'll know A livelier bunch did never grow.

We've built two pairs of bobs this year For coasting is a pleasure here, So on the bluffs just take a slide Or hitch the horse and have a ride.

All women in the school may join By paying clown a little coin, And to the games you then may go Without another t hot of dough.

Around the tow n you'll go so fast Your cares will vanish to the past; T he Woman's Branch you'll cheer, you bet, While on the bobs yo u try to set.

"Come, come with us and have some funA bloomer party's just begun"; September thi~tieth this was heard, And many another similar word.

l f you've no sportsmanship in you, Just go around a-looking blue; You cannot join our lively crowd For of our "rep" we're very proud.

If you've no ginger, life, and go, To this gay branch you arc a foe, But if you've lots of push and 11:et, You'll make this Branch more li,¡elier yet.

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The Catholic Girls' Club organization which has done much to1mrd promoting the mental and moral welfare of the school is the Catholic Girl s' Club. The active members of th is association have met every Wednesday evening in the St. Thomas hall, a nd very faithfully carried out t he ends for vvhich t he club was organized. The C lub divided its year into equal parts, one half of the meetings being devoted to rel igious training by mea ns of t a lks, readings and helpful suggestions, a nd the other half t o amusement and recreation . For the members believed that an equal amount of seriousness and gaiety ,,¡as necessary to keep their equilibrium. Some of the social events especially enjoyed were the Kids' Pa rty, t he Hard Times Party, a nd a dancing party. Ma ny pleasant evenings were also spent together in an infor mal way. The clu b had t he opportu nity of hea ring many interesting a nd profitable talks by some very able speakers. The students belonging to this association full y a ppreciate the privileges they have enjoyed, and hope that future Normal students may profit by t hem . C. K .

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HE Country Life Club owed its success this year t o the enthusiasm and loyalt y of its members a nd t o t he strong wor k of its program committee. Forty students interested in rural problems reorganized the club. The programs oft en grew out of work don e in the rural depart ment. The suggestion for one very strong program came from the rural methods class. There the students had discussed the relative merit s of the one-room a nd the consolidated school. The argument was carried over to the C. L. C. in the form of a debate. At another time the students in rural sociology ''"ere divided on t his question: was it just fo r a farmer to refuse to sell his produce until prices ""ere satisfactory to him? A group of these students debated t he question at a meeting of the C. L. C. Every progra m put on by t he Committee was instructive, interesting and well handled. The Country Life Club did not emphasize work alone. At one time the members had a unique party, where each one dressed to represent a child in a distr ict school. At anothe r time the club held a big picnic-an all-clay a ffa ir- on one of the bluffs around Winona. These social times were suggestive of pa rties a nd picnics that could be wor ked out in a rural school. The work of the C. L. C. went even fur t her than instructive meetings and good times. It gave its members an ideal to work for. It showed them the possibilities of the rural school. It taug ht them the lesson of service, for the C. L. C. believes that t he teacher who goes into a country school, raises its standard and brings new life and fres h interests into the li ves of country people, docs one of the greatest acts of service.

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Y. W. C. A. WELL remember how glad I was to get the little note from one of the Y. W. C. A. girls one August, saying she would meet me and help me to get acquainted when I arrived. The Senior girls had made a big pennant with "Normal" printed on it in purple, so when I saw t hat, I went over to where it and several of the girls were. It was delightful to be met, and made to feel that someone, among all the strangers, cared. Early in the fall we had the initiation ceremony that always closes the membership campaign. All the girls wore white and carried lighted candles in the processional, and oh, it was so solemn and so lovely. We have our Y. W. C. A. meetings every other Monday afternoon. Sometimes the girls lead the meetings a nd sometimes we have a speaker from t he fac ulty or from town. Whichever it is the meeting is helpful and inspirational, and gives one something different and worth while to think about. Last year theY. W. started the plan of getting out directories each year, which contain the names of the faculty and students, with t heir horne and Winona addresses, telephone numbers, and other data. They are as good as a World Almanac for information, and far more indispensable! For some time t he Y. W. has mai ntained a rest room, but lately it has been sadly in need of "frxing up." T he chairman of ou r rest room committee chose a lively group of girls to help her this year, and by making new curtains, couch covers and pillows, and buying new blankets, they have made it a really frne place to rest. The last of August there is a Y. W. conference at Lake Geneva for all the Normal schools and colleges in the North Central freld , to which two of our girls a re planning to go. They will get fine ideas for next year, so that their work may be bigger and better than ours has been. But t he best part of the Y. W. can't be written about, because it's the friendship part. I really believe that this is the biggest part of a ll, for it means so much in the life of every Y. W. C. A. girl. F. C.

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HE study of Home Economics is the study of food, clothing and shelter, therefore students specializing in this department are required to take cooking for three terms, home management for two, sewing for two, and textiles for one, besides their other g~neral subjects. The school is equiped splendidly for the presentation of the work, and more persons have taken advantage of it this past year than ever before, altho, some merely took the subjects as electives, because of the practical value. During the first of the year, owing to Miss Folger's absence, Miss Farnum satisfactorily took charge of the cooking classes. At this time the class in Cookery I studied chiefly the composition and economic value of foods. This was accomplished by having laboratory work three t imes a week and theory twice. That one is as essential as the other is proved by the following incident: Teacher- Name a by-product of corn, Miss Jones. Miss Jones-Corned beef. The members of the class gave a dinner to Miss Ensfielcl and the teachers of the rural school districts, which was appreciated. Miss Folger returned for the winter term's work, and efficiently and patiently guided the class in Cookery II , which was kept busy serving meals. I n groups of two, the girls served breakfasts to four persons at the expense of sixty cents; in groups of three, luncheon to six at the expense of one dollar and a quarter. An eight course dinner was given to the March graduating class. Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell acted as host and hostess, and the cookery class as caterer. In Cookery III the study of the needs of the body was emphasized, and the following ¡ factors vvere considered as influences: size and shape, occupation, age, sex and climate. The first work of the term dealt with normal individuals, the later >vith abnormal. During the study of the selection, preparation and preservation of foods, special attention was given to plant diseases, that is, to their origin, nature, prevention and cure. How little is known of the same the following indicates: Teacher- What are spores, Miss Smith? Miss Smith- Well, I don't kno\v-but, I think they arc germs just about ready to hatch. The Home Management classes studied proper housing, house construction, furnishing and decorating, care and sanitation, systematizing of labor, division of income, keeping of accounts, marketing and laundering. Miss Folger had charge of this work also. 66

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The St. Cecilia Society appeared for the first time in an annual program, and presented the following delightfu l selections: PART I The Year's at the Spring . .. . .. ........... .... .... ............ ,\ lrs. l-1. A. A. Beacb 2. Morning H y mn ..................... . ..... . . ....... . .. . . . ........ Georg Henscbel 3· The Bird of the Wilderness ............... .. ............ . .... .. ... Tagore-Horsman ST. CECI LI A SOCIETY ..J.. Vocal Solo- My Star. ......... .............. ...... .. ... ... . . .... James H. Rogers ~liSS DAPHNE D YER 5· Quartet from "Rigoletto" .......................... . . ..... ............. C. Verdi ST. CEctuA SoctETv 1.

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ilE i\lanual Training department under the guidance of Mr. Sandt and l\liss Blanche Campbell has enjoyed a busy "season." ~1iss Campbell has had charge of the Industrial Arts work in the first six grades of the l\Iodel School and the lormal Department classes in this work. These courses have been enriched by a comprehensive study of the I ndustries along the line of historic development, methods of correlation and adaptation. The l\lodel Rural School at Gilmore Valley and the fou r Associated Rural Schools located at linnesota City, East Burns Valley, Pleasant Valley and Homer have been furnished a student teacher once each week to c1rry on the work of i\ lanual Training under the supervision of Mr. Sandt. Each school had an allowance of $25 from the state which had to cover the expense of equi pment a nd material. A good beginning has been made; and, with the equipment on hand and a year's experience for a background, still more effective work may be expected ne:-.:t year. The reorganization of the Model School, making a Junior High School of the seventh and eighth grades and adding a ninth grade, has added respo nsibilities and opportunities to the department. The most important change in t he work for the year has been the introduction of moulding, which is being given to one division of the eighth grade by a student 'vho has had a year's practical experience in foundry work. Additional time and courses must necessarily be added as means and conditions permit, to make the Junior High School a real success. i\lr. Sandt has been ably assisted in carry ing on the Model School work by those specializing in J\lanual Training, "¡hose impressive facial geography graces the top of this page. The number of students taking the shopwork courses has materially increased; and, as a result, a good exhibit is looked for at the end of the term.

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Galsworthy's poetry we frnd the expression of Galsworthy's very self. We find him many-s ided. That is our frrst pleasure-to see in him a wealth of emotions, to find him so exquisitely responsive to a ll phases of life. \Vc find that he knows these people of whom he writes, kno\vs the nowcrs, kno\vs the sea. H e has reached deep down into the souls of a ll things a nd from th is opcn- mindeclncss, responsiveness, has come his striking characteristic- understanding and love of a ll nature and all life. We feel this deeply in "The Dream," when, confronted by death, he ni ngs out a protest agai nst leaving this earth, an earth he knows so intimately, loves so dearly. He says :

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ow slow t he crimson Sun-god swathes his eye, a nd sai ls To sleep in his in numerable cloak; And gentle hea t's gold pathway fails I n autumn's opal smoke !

"Then long we'll watch the journ ey of t he soft half-moonA gold-br ig ht moth slow-spinning up the sky, And know the dark flight- a ll t oo soonOf land-birds passing by ." It is intcrestinp; to note t hat Gals,,·orthy is particularly fond of yellow. This sho,,·s itself in his s hort stories, too. ln "Buttercup Nights," fo r instance, Galsworthy fairly revels in vellO\\'. llcre"is a poem called " The Seeds of Light." It is so delightfulk characteristic of both this love of color and of movement that 1 quote it: ' "Once of a mazy a fternoon, beside that southern sea, I watched a shoal of s unn y beams come swimming close to me. Each was a whited cand le-name a-flickering in a ir; Each was a silver da ffodil astonied to be there; Each was a diving summer star, its brightness come to lave; And each a li ttle naked spirit leapi ng on the wave." An cntircl~- new aspect of Galsworthy's understanding of all life is sho"·n in his poem "Slum C ry." Gals,,·orthy has not been sensational here, but nevertheless the truth of t he poem is appalling. It could come only from a man who cared to uncover the barren, t raaic life of the slums. He speaks of the cl\\'cller in the slums as being born in degradation, witl1 childhood a night \\'ithout stars, \\'incl withd rawn, terr ifying blackness shot only ,,·ith 75


parrafin glares that scar the spirit and cru~:>h it, until at the last, beaten, this li \'ing death t·nds "here- -? "Of a poor-house morning not asking" h), Breath choked, dr.1 -e~ ed death of me staring; Faces of strangers, and no one caring God ! Who hath made me! so shall I die ! The same question \IC ask oursehes when "e read this is found in Gals\\ort h.\ 's poem " 1 A:;k.." The clays for us move swiftly, hnppil.1 b.\, the stars shine, :;oft breeze:; blo11. Can '' c go on ignoring the ugl~ fact:; of life and, "\\'anton, dra\1 forgetful breath"? Gals" ortll\' is not morbid nor embittered. 1Tc is clear-e\ eel, able to look at thest• hard facts, do ,; hat he can to right them, and able abo to sec the good things in life, and ns he sn1s, bclie1c that life is cli1·ine harmon\. This firm belief in a Perfect Plan runs thru man\ o( Gals" ortl11 's poems. lie says : · "If thru our night stalk comrades Pain And \\'rong, 'tis but the dipping half Of equipoi:;e. This life again I shall not liH•, and I \\Otdd ha,-e .\ly li 1ing soul in {ioller \\ith lo1e Of I I armon~." \\'c gain nc\\' insight into Gals11orthy 's 1ersatilc natu re 11hen 11e compare his plays "ith his poetry. Readi ng only his pia~:; one \\otdcl und oubtedly declare him a real ist. 11o11e1·er, a fter reading his poems 11e a rc amazed at the wholly charming, delicate pictures he has drawn, and wonder if a fter a ll he is not at heart an idealist. J\lan.1' of Galsworthy's salient qualities ha1c found expression in his poem "The Soul." In the fi rst verse there is the splendid " igor, power, a nd drive that is so 'itally characteristic of Galsworth~ . The second verse i:; in sharp contrast but entirely consistent "ith Gals" ort hy's nature, expressing an underh ing serenity and stren gth. The third \'Crse sho11s his capacity for io.v and love a nd beaut~; the fourth for achenture; and the fifth let me quote the \\'hole poem and then have ·' ou decide "hat it re1 eals of G:tls" orthy 's nature: ":\Iy soul's the sk~ m~ ~~~in~ sou l! The lip;htninlo!:c; flare, the thunders roll, The sun and moon and stars go by, And great "inds s" eep m~ soul, the sky! "\l y brooding sou l 1111 :;oul':. the sea! The snak~· weed, and "hishing scree, The white waves' su rge from pole to pole, And still green depths the sea's m.) soul! ",\ ly soul's the Spring m~ lo\'ing sou l! \\'ill dance, and leap, and drain the bo" l Of love; and, lon~ing, t\\'ine an d cling To all the \\Oriel m~ soul's the Spring!

":\ ly fevered soul! i\ l v soul's the Town! Tl1ro' flaring street ~(ies up and down; The bells of feast and traflie toll And maze their music in m~ soul. ":\l y tranquil soul! :\l.1 soul too "'ide For S k~, or Spring, or Town, or Tide! Thou tra1 eller to outer strand Of Home Serene 111.) sou l so grand!"



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Basketball In I 9I 6-r7 ilE basketball season of 1916-r- proved to be one of the most interesting that ou r school has e\'Cr passed thru. The first two games were played with the Eau Claire ormal School. We lost both games, alt ho the good dcfcnsi\'c work of our team prevented the scores from being too one-sided. The next contest was with Caledonia. Bv this time the men had returned from the border, and so "e were able to present Tarra·s, Libby and Buswell in the line-up. Our opponents proved an easy match, and "e won the game by a rather large score. \Vith our two most effective "submarines" now out of the game, our team, somewhat disheartened, went to Lt Crosse. The loss of llammer and D ickman was too much for us, and we were forced to accept defeat at the hands of the downriver men. The following week, Coach Tiffany brought his "Wabasha warriors" do>m to battle with us. This game was our easiest contest. It afforded e\·ery man who played a chance to be relieved by the substitutes. Tho some'' hat one-sided, it proved very interesting to the spectators. On the last day of the teachers' institute we again met La Crosse, but the result compelled us to acknowledge their superior skill. The final game of the season was played with St. \I ary's. With Dickman and Tarras out of the line-up, the fates were against us. The game ''as indeed 'Cr) interesting, and much excitement was manifested. It was a battle, from whistle to ''histle. During the first half, the lead sec-sawed back a nd forth, but gradual !~ in the second half our opponents forged ahead, and the game resulted in a defeat for our team. This closed the basketball season. Great credit must be giYen Coach Moore for the pt·rsistent clforts and good \1 ork of the team. \V e trust that next ~ea r will prove still more successfu l.

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WEI10I1t1H ~ Football In 1916 T the football banquet in 1915, the prospects of the season for rgr6 loo med up be fo re us in a most promising manner. Tarras had been elected captain, and o f a ll th e squad only one man would leave. But somehow the •· jinx" was folio\\ ing us, and no sooner had school closed tha n the order came from Washington calling for the sen ices of our boys to defend their co untry. It ''as with reluctance indeed that we saw them leaYe, for we realized what a hole tlwir abst•nce would make in the squad. So when the first of September came a nd there ''as no si~n of their return, \\ c felt that '' e must go to work ,,-ith all possible effort Thru the unceasing efforts of Coaches .\loore and Kjelland "e were able to ma ke a creditable slum ing a~ainst our opponents. After practising nearh- a month, \H' were slated to meet L'l Crosse on the se' cntcenth of Ol·tobcr. This \\e did, and thru hard plaving we were able to offset somewha t the humiliating dt.fl•at of the previous \ear. In this game "Dutch" Rile.\ bro ke his hand, a nd so \\flS out of tht· ganw for tlw rt•st of till' st·ason. When the "histle ble" we found th a t \H' \H're cleft•att·cl bv the score of 18 to o. On the foll<ming Saturda.\ wt• met tlw \\ inona lligh School in a Yer.\ enthusiastic battle. Thru hard lighting we won this gamt• b.\ a score of 12 to 2. It was in this game that Dickman first began to prm t• his worth as a captain and a player, and issen as encl. The ne:'l:t Saturday found us playin~ \\'ab:tsha. Bourne was out of the game with injuries, so Dickman took his plact•. Flannt'Q' starred in this game, proving especially strong on the defensive. Tho some\\ hat ont·-sided, the game ''as filled "ith thrills . The score \\as 45 to 6 in our fa\'or. Much interest centert><l about the nt·xt game. Tho we had been defeated at Lt Crosse, \\e felt that its team \\as at a disadYantagl' pla\ing us on our home grounds. The firs t touchclo\\n \\as scort'<l b~ us; but bdim· the end of the game they had scored two t ouc hdo\\ns and kicked one goal. The game ended in their fayor, 13 to 6. Pillsbur.\ Academy \\as our next opponent. \\ c were defeated by the clecis i,·e score of 52 to o. The brilliant offensi,·c and defensi' e work of Dickman and Lumelsky we re the principle features of till' game. \\'c again pia) l'<i Wabasha on their fidel, in the midst of a snowstorm, defeat ing the m b.\ a score of 18 to 12. The ofTt•nsiH· work of Katowski, Flanner.\ and Baab, a nd the d efe nsive \\Ork of Lumdsk\, Robb, G:dlien and Wachholz, "ere the features which enabled us to wi n. Tlic final game of the season came on Thanksgi,ing day. It was st aged with o ur opponents of St. ~lar~-·s Colle~e. The teams were CYcnl~ matched, and the out co me seemed doubtful. But in spite of our hard work we were beaten by the score of 26 t o o. The stars of till' g:unc were Dickman and Lumclsk.\ for our school, while Ge ntlin g starred for the opponents. At our annual banquet \lr. Arthur Wachholz "as elected capta in fo r t he seaso n of JQJ7. We sirH.·t•rd~ wish him a most successful season. The line-up:

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<.nptuin nnd Hight I hlf-hack, \lith his consist<·nt plu\ ing both on the olknsin• and thl' <kft:nsin·. \\llsulll' of tht• factors of our tt·arn 11rat brou~~:ht havoc to :rll ll·ams "ith "hk-h "t• strup:p:lt·d. I l is hrilliant p:round-gaininp: abilitil's t·oupkd "ith his spt•etaeular lwndlingofl<n·ward pas'l·s placed him high in tlw t•stcem of all

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our plunging Full-back, time and trnw again thrilled the spectators "ith his smashing line drives. Actin~ as captain at \\'abasha he dtspln_ved his t ho ro knowltdgc of football b, ll'ading his tl.'am to victory.

PIIILIP BOURNE our 'cr~atile b lond e Quarterback, in spite of a sprnincd ankle "hich handicapped him thruout the season, sho,H•d his pluck b, sticking to his post "hcn his team needed him. I lis c'ample inspired his tt·ammatt·s to greater efl'orts.

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CA RLTON ALGER, JA \I ES ROBB, ARTIIUR GALLIEN, II I LBERT Nli::.IIAUS AND WALTER CASSI DY, Substitutes, all had opportunities to distinguish thcmselvl's, which they a l\\:t\S did most adrnirabl\ \1 hen occa~ion demanclcd th:it the) should take the place of o n<' who for an, reason \laS unablt· to continue pia, ing.


Women's Athletics I IE fall term of 1916 brought with it a new feature in the Physical Education department. Instead of the usual floor work in the gymnasium, a ll physical education was conducted out on the campus. Tennis, Yolley ball, basketball and baseball were the sports offered. The tennis courts at 1orey Ilall were scenes of keen excitement and interest as early as half past five in the morning, and as late as six in the afternoon. Games of volley ball, baseball and basketball played on the normal campus offered great enjoyment to the participants. The winter term provided many outlets for pleasure. At this time great enthusiasm for basketball was shown. The onnal this year put forth four splendid women's teams, the ormal, Tri-Sigma, Forum, and Faculty. Girls interested in winter sports enjoyed the two bobs made with the girls' s hare of the Association money. These bobs provided great fun for those who delighted in coasting and sleighriding. On March 3d a unique event took place in theY. W. C. A. swimming pool. Six girls interested in swim ming held a contest. Races were held for speed, diff"erent kinds of strokes, and number of strokes. Demonstrations of straight and running dives were given. The life-saving feats shown bv the girls will long be remembered by those who were present. ¡ With the return of spring came the return of outdoor sports. The same sports offered in the fall were taken up, but with more s kill, spirit, and fun. A track team which had started practice in the winter term mo,¡ed its apparatus out on the campus, and surprised the onlookers with its various stunts. Tennis will be renewed as soon as the ground permits and plans arc being made for a tennis tournament. The Woman's Branch of the Athletic Association has proved itself as successful in social gatherings as in athletics. On September 30th a B loomer Party made the old gymnasium a scene of merry-making. A game of bas ketball between the Seniors a nd Juniors gave the latter the honor of winning the first game of the season. On this occasion refreshments of doughnuts and coffee were served, a nd no person left the gymnasium before his desire for these had been full y satisfied. On Februa ry 10th an old English costume party was held in the new gymnasium. This year has decidedly proved that the Woman's Bra nch is a marked success. Under l\1iss Samson's s killful supervision students have been appointed leaders, and have organized and carried on the work of the Normal campus. With t his year's work as a foundation we hope that the Woma n's Branch will continue to hold a prominent place in school actiYities.

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In ord er that the efforts of girls doing outside work in athletics might be recognized, it was decided to introduce a point system. Under this system any girl securing one hundred points for outside athletic work will receiYc a monogram of the Winona ormal School. This system is so arranged that no girl can earn a monogram by doing one kind of athletic work, but will ha\'C to participate in two or more forms. By the use of this system, it is hoped that more gi rls will be induced to join teams, take hikes, swim, skate, and so forth.


Hockey REAT \\as the enthusia~rn t'xprt·~st·d last fall when it \\ as decided to re' ive hockey. I sa~ re' i' t', for this ~a me ''as pia~ cd to soml' e\ tent th ree years ago, a lt ho, it is safe to sa\, it ''as not ('ntt•rt·d into'' ith quite the spirit of zest '' hieh \\'aS disp la~ ed b, this \ear's teams. Tht•n· \H'rt· in the school this fall four tt•ams of hod.. e,, each t eam composed of abo ut sixteen girls, and almost an~ afternoon onl' ('otdd '' al k past 'the campus and see two t eams \\orking as hard as the\ t.'ould, to go ''after the ball. " The t eams were evenly matc hed, and t•ach one \\llS about as anxious to \\in the ~ame as the other. In fact , after p lay ing st'\-cral games the~ dt•cidcd to quit, as the onh fidel the.\ had was so covered with bits of skin and calf that it \\:tS impo~siblc to !>lt'p about " ithout tread ing upo n some of t heir dctadwd pt•rson. A~\ mnastic mt·ct ''as planned, in '' hich a team composed of K indergart ners was to match Its skill against :1 team madt• up of students of the reg ula r course. .But on account of a sno\\ storm, '' hich unfortunntd' could not be postpo ned, the game could not be pia ved. llo\\l'H'r, enough enthusiasm ha ~ been stirred up to make it safe to sa.\ that t his' old Fnglish gamt· is nut going to die out ;ts it d id before. ext fa ll it will p robably be revi' eel '' ith intt•n·st, t'H'n tho, before d isba nding, the tt·ams decided t hat their ne-.. t ,·ca r's colors :-.hould bl' blaek a nd blue. ·

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Perhaps )OU "onder "ho they were, And ho" each helped the fra,\ , So I shall tn most truthfulh Their mer.its to portray. · First came ~ l ildred Ilodgins A ''hirl,,ind sure was she; As jumping center on the team o equal could you see. ext car1)e Olive Chipman, With pep al l brimming o'er; As running center, it was seen She sure!~ helped the score. Then three sprightly forwards Helped to spread the fame; There "as Duncan, a lso Vater, And J enson, too, l claim, And rest assu red, these fO f\\ a rcls Deigned not to lose a game, For Basket- Basket- Basket Was to them their middle name. Then next in line came Wheeler, With L'lmpe, George and " K," And these most speedy maidens Were sure to saYe the cia~·. So ready all, now- one, two, threeLet's cheer them one and all ; A team so bra' e, so fast, so true, The Pride of lorrnal Hall.

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OFFICER-Yes, yes, let us go back to our props01t10n. \Veil, you understand, of course, that you have been guilty of conspirac.l· and treason and have accordingly been condemned to death. PRISONER-\Vhere no loyalty is due, there can be no treason. OFFICER (hesitating) -I rcland is part of the empire. Her loyalty is due to England. PRISO ER- Bclgium is part of the German Empire. Her loyalty is clue to Germany. OI·FICER-Why, man, that is no comparison ! Belg ium has just been invaded, trampled on. lreland- \Vhy, Ireland has been a part of the empire for hundreds of .'cars. PRISO!'ER- Tho a man be born in slavcrv, he is none the less a slave. OFFICER- I don't see whv you say that.· The Irish a re treated much better than the Belgiums. I'm afraid your l~u~guagc ' is more rhetorical than judicious. What the Irish lun c in common with slaves is more than I can sec. PRISONER- Anyone unwillingly deprived of his rights is a slave. The Irish arc political s la,·es. The\ cannot be traitors to their master. OFFICER-:_! must confess I don't follow you. Your people have a voice in the Imperial parliament and the~ have our promise of home rule. PRISOt\ER- The voice we ha\e in your parliament is too weak to be heard. The home rule you promise us is no more than a bright colored toy to quiet us with. KAVANAGH (cxplosivcl.v ) -And it's still a promise! ~lOTIIER An English promise. OFFICER (with dignity)- An English promise is not to be doubted. KA\'Al':AGH (vigorously) -And wh) not? To what unspotted record can ~·ou point? lf your government is sincere in her promises why docs she withhold home rule? OFFICER (calm ly)- You a re overhasty, my dear Kavanagh. As a member of parliament ,you must realize that parliamentary methods are necessarily slo" . KAVANAGH (turns away a nd speaks with irony)- I've noticed that- when prejudice is in the majority. OFFICER (with forced calm ) -Ah-h- But- You see there are two sides to the home rule question. KA\'Af'.'AGH (s harply) -Correct, s ir! A right and a wrong! OFFICER (with insistent calmness of attitude) l am afraid you a re growing emotional. There is Ulster to be considered, you know. KA\'AKAGH (mocking officer'~ manner and tone, then reverting to former forcc) - If ·' ou were to consult your reason instead of .rour emotions there would be no Ulster problem. You \\ould not be upholding the bigotr~ of a sc,·entccn per cent minority simp!~ because the.\ happen to be of your O\\ n race. OFFICER (angrily)-And you, who protest so strongly against coercion, wis h to coerce Ulster! Ulster has its rights. KAVA!'AGH- The rights it claims are stolen ones. Those who claim them live on land our fathers were robbed of. You uphold them in their stolen heritage, because they ar~ of ,\ ou r blood and not of ours. They arc the hyphenates of Ireland. 0FFICEH (" ith exasperation) -Wh.v, man, to hear you talk one \\'Ould think you we1 ' a rebel! PH!SO:-.IEH (clearly, calmly) Every Irishman is a rebel at heart. OFFICER (regaining former composure)- Wcll, sir, l give your countr.\ men more credit than that. The great majority of them arc like Kavanagh, here-a little impatient, perhaps, but on the whole, sensible, Ia\' -abiding citizens. K ,\\'AKAGH (to prisoner, with cons iderable intention ) -Our countrymen arc like meno". Don't forget that . .\lOTHEH-You must not. PRISO:\ER (intently) -I' II not forget. OFFICER (relie,·ed by his misinterpretation of prisoner's words)- ! like the sound of that. It "ill help settle this alTair. 1\L\LREE~ (enthusiasticall~ ) -Won't it be \\Onderful, 1\lartin, when it is all settled? 100


WEI10f1t1H PRISONER- (with sadness in voice) A new world, .\Iaurecn. ;\l ALREE (impulsively, to the officcr)-Can't ''e get this O\Cr, at once? OFFICER (in determined air)- Yes, \\C must decide this ver~ quickly, or it ,,iJI be too late. The guard outside will summon ~ ou at the end of the hour. \Vell, it is apparent .) ou "ill not admit that you have been guilty of treason. llowcvcr, it is the law. PRISONER- It is the rule of the master. OFFICER- You arc among those "ho have been ordered shot at sunnsc. But our mercy shrinks from bringing bitterness and suffering to 'our people. ~ !OTHER-Bitterness and suffering arc no ne'' things to us. ~ l AuREEN-Oh! They arc to me! l\ IOTIIER- You arc o~e of us, rn~ clear. You can not help but learn. It is always so. 0FFICER- l\ l y clear woman, you arc too fatalistic. You should be more hopcf'ul. MAUREE!'\- The "oriel is full of hope. PniSO:--IER- The hope of one is the fear of another. J\ IALHEE:--:- But our hopc--IIO\\ can that be the fear of anyone? OFFICER-Our hope should be no one's fear because it is mercy. .\lercy that "ill overlook treason is a hard thing to get from military officials. Still, \\e are ready to O\'erlook this mistake. · KA v M>~AGI I (sarcasticall.) )-Ho" can you possibl.' do that! OFFICER- It is a cliflicult thing to o,·crlook. And our proposition is aver:-. unmilitar~ one. (To the prisoner) Instead of punishing you as a traitor \\Coffer .)OU the dignity of signing a military surrender that will grant you liberty. PRISONER- You arc \'Cry generous to offer the dignit.\ of surrender. 0FFICEH- You see, \\C can't simply free you. People must not think treason can go unpunished. It is necessary to do something to cloak what othem isc might be called senti mental weakness. KA \ A!\'AGH- How· curious! 0FFICEH (taking a document from the table) llcre is the cloak- already preparcd\\C kne\\' \\C \\'Ould not have the time to prepare it here. I have presented this to the other leaders of' your men, one by one; they all referred me to you as their chief. Their fate rests " ith you. :\lAuREE:--:- And all those other people arc afraid, too-Oh, \ lartin-! .\IoTIIER- 'Tis a great care to be a leader. OFFICER Your associates were, I feel, pleased with this proposal. They smiled and said you would give their ans\\er. Those men ha'e great conlidencc in you. PR ISONER- Tbe conftdcnce of the brotherhood is a sacred trust. OFFICER It is a great trust that leads men to place in your hands their lives. ~ lOTJIER-l\lorc than their lives. hA \ A1\AGH- I'm beginning to ha,·c confidence in him myself. ~ I ALREE1\- i'm afraid. 0FFICEH This surrender carries "ith it onh t" o conditions. First, vou must order all members of your organization to give up thci~ arms, at once. It "ill be necessary that ~ ou give us the names of the members of the organization in order that we may be sure that this condition is obeyed. (looks at prisoner then at Ka,·anagh. ) The second condition is that.\ ou ad' ise 'our people against further reH>Iution. It could on I.' be disastrous as you must no\\ realize. ( Preparing a pen. As the prisoner makes no response: ) Surely you appreciate the libcralit.\' of these terms. Of course, we can't let ,\ ou out of prison until the last gun has been handed in. J\ l ALHEEK-If you keep him in prison how \\ill his men kno\\ it is really he \\ ho has ordered them to gi,·e up their guns? They rna.\ think \OU arc playing some trick. OFFICER- \\' e are prepared for that. ~ l r. K~l\ anagh is the best man "e could ha vc fo r a'' itncss. Though he does not belie,·e in re!)ellio'l, still he is so much of a n Iris hma n that the rebels \\On't question this" hen he sig ns his name as a" itness. Ka,·anagh lea,es vicinit,\ of table. 101


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l\lAUREEK- H he doesn't sign it? OFFICER- You need n't worry about that. Ka,·anagh believes in peaceful methods. I Ic'll do a nything to check anot her rising. And I guess we can manage if he doesn't. M AU REEN-I hope so. OFFI CER- Well, s ir, here is a pen . Your s ignature to this will save man y li ves and much sun·ering. The prisoner ma kes no move to take the pen and 1\laureen t akes it, turns to the prisoner, hesitates and stands motionless. Kava nag h watches down, r ight, ready to in terrupt if the prisoner should seem ready to sign. OFFICER (after hesitation)- Therc is the paper. Read it. You wi ll find the conditions arc as I stated them . PRISONER-I do not question yo ur statements. OFFICER-Then why hesitate? You arc very fortunate to haYe this opportunity. PRISO:"'ER-Opportunity for what? OFFICER-To li,·e and work for Ireland. PRISONER-Those who live and work for Ireland a re listened to on!,· ''hen her sons die for her. · OFFICE!~-You say that because you a rc bitter from brooding O\'Cr the past. I admit it has been pretty black. But those o ld days of injustice a re o,·er. K AVANAG H- Are vou certain of that? OFFIC ER Quite certain. We have made mistakes. Every nation has. But we fol low hig h ideals. \\'hen we took up ar ms in defense of Belgium; we gave e,·idence of t hat. I reland and England must travel the same road in the future. T he past is dead. PRISONER- All the paths of t he ''oriel were made in the past. 0FFICEH- l\lany of them a re worn out. The path of hate and revenge should be. You ought to live to teach you r people to forget. PtusoKEH- A people cannot be taught to forget a bitterness centuries old whi le the cause of it still lives. OFFICER- You r people s hould trust to the future for better things. In the future lies the ?;lorious road to the brotherh ood of nations. PtHso:--. ER-The nations of the ''oriel ''iII never travel that road u nti I they forget one thing '' hich an ultrascienti lic age has gi,·en them the materialistic conception of nationalit\. · 0FFICER-Eh-h- \\' hat's that? I lo'' 's that? \l \LREE:--.- \\'hat does that mean? PniSO:"-. ER- l t means s un·i,al of the stronger. It means that the p(l\lerful nations forget the smaller ones except "hen it is polic.' to remember them. KA' AKAG H- I t means to hell "ith the Poles and the Serbs and the Belgians ! And it means to hell "ith the Irish ! ! 0FFICER-IIaYe YOU lost \OUr head? K AVANAGH o.' I\ ·e j~st found it! This rebellion, and the atrocities of ,\Our troops du ri ng the fighting here, sho"ed me the real s ituatio n. I have come to sec, \lr. Officer, that we who bclicvccl ou r countries had a common interest, were mistaken. There is on ly one, and that, yours. You treat us decently when you think it good polic.' to do so. Al l honor to the men who jar .\OLI into seeing that justice is good polic.\ in Ireland! 0FFICEH-No\\·, nO\\ There is a knock \\ ithout. OFFICER- There is the summons of the guard. You have just fl,·e minutes left. - \\'ell, sir? .\buHE E!'. (desperate at the summons) ,\ lartin! Oh!-'\'hat has changed .'ou ~o? All our dreams-of th e beautiful things our people might be led to do. Tl <\\ c 'ou forf?;Otlen them a ll? PRISO'-ER o. But I haYe learned that" hile the rule and the schools of the stranger arc here, our people will not ha\'e time or tho ught for other things. The.\ will si ng their 102


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OFFICER It's madness. PRISO'I EH We die that the big natio ns may remember us a long with Belgium and the others. Our "rong is so old the.\ have been g rowing used to it. We dic- Iest they forget . :\[ALREEN Why didn't you tell me a bout this bcfore- Oh!- You \\Crc afraid I wouldn't see. PRISO'-ER There a re many "ho do not see. \lAt., REEl' It can't be riglit that men should die because of it. PRISO'<ER Christ died to make people see. :\lALREE:-.1 (slowly)O\\ 1 sec. Drops pen and sinks onto be nc h. As s he does so bell begins tolling fi,¡c. Prisoner crosses, lifts her, a nd leads he r to his mother, leaves there and walks off left, pausing a moment to look intently a t Kavanagh. Officer folio'' s p risoner out t he door. Kavanagh \lalks to door and looks out. KwA"<AGH It is light on the high places. CIJRTAI;'\.


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\\'c have clean and wholesome athletics, "hich a re carried on under the di rection of the ph.\sieal directors, :\ l r. J e,,ell and :\ liss Ka hn . The boys have a basketball team, \\ hich "on the city school championship this year. They also have a track team, which took the Kratz cup at the Tri-County Fair in 1916. The girls as well as the boys like athletics. They have a volley ball team, "hich came in second in the City School League. l lcrc arc the plucky volley ball pla.\¡ers: W. Robb (Capt.), P. Olson, E. Bennet, B. Buswell, E. llcndricks. A successful swimming meet "as " pulled off" by !\I iss Ka hn. I-I ere arc t he leaders: first, Rhodes; second, Robb; third, P rentiss. T he spirit s hown in the ga mes was unexcelled and never will be excelled.

SOCIAL E\ E:.:-;TS On the night of February 2~th, 191-, the Jun ior High gave a George \\ ashin~on Part\. \liss l\lelander and :\liss Prentice \\Crc host and host ess; :\ l r. Stockton acted as Chid. Justice J a.'. lee cream and cookies "ere served. Different groups \\ere appointed b' \l iss :\lclander and :\liss Prentice to gi,c some kind of a n entertainment that \\Oulcl make \I r. Stockton laugh (hoping :\ l r. Stockton won't get an Annual). Selections were also read from "A i\I idsu mmer 1ight's Dream." Because the Normal got first place in the relay race, Charles Kratz, a "yet" in th e athletic world, gave the bo~ s a feast, composed of ice cream, a talk, and cookies. The runners "ere: Baldwin, Clow, Richter, I lawley, Rost, C. Averall, AI. Wieczorek, Kubrict, J. Averall, Clausen, Spanton, Huck, Rogall a, llocfs, Bund.), Bannon, Thienell a nd Ctibor. The Jun ior ll igh has musical talent. It also has composers uf songs and Jells. This is ou r song, by Arnold Hoefs a nd Cecil Balch' in: (Tunc: A l\ lerry Life) Oh, "hat's the na me of the school that you like best? The Junior ll igh, the Ju nior l ligh ! I think it is the Normal Junior ll igh, The Junior High, the J unior lligh! ::--.o" listen, I am going to tell .' ou "hy lt is the best, the 'erv best: The school is lar!!:C and ;,e,, and up-to-date; It stands the test, it stands the test.


WEI10f1tiH ., CHORUS: ' or mal, ormal, hats orr to you! or mal, or mal, hats orr to you! For you're the best, the best,' the best, For you're the best, the best, the best! Three cheers for the Normal, For you do beat the rest. Sr::cor-;o CHoRus: llarken! Ilarken! we also ha,·e a team, Harken! Harken! it's a winning team; The Junior High, the Junior Iligh, The Junior lligh, the Junior lligh, Oh, the Junior lligh, Oh, the Normal Juni or High! JosEPH KRIER (Class of June '•8) H ARRY SPANTON (Class of Jan. ' 18) EvERETT SARBACKER (Class of Jan.' 18)

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AR EWELL to snow- t he J\larch '' inds bfo,,, And spring is now appearing; We' ll hear ere long the bluebird's song, \\'ith joyous notes of cheering.

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WEI10f1tiH. Alumni Adventures Schpydoody LELIA

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EACIIER! Teacher! Lea'e I hold Teacher's bag." " 1 o, me!" " o, leave I." " Leave I." "Leave I ha, e Teacher's bic,·cle." It ''as a ne'' 'oicc that spoke, and Teacher looked clown into a little old face, ,·er.\ grim:-·, surmounted b\ a felt hat rim. The body belonging to the face was clad in a pair of trousers mu ch too long, a large vest, and a la rge coat, altho t he da.\ \\·as ''arm. Thru the coat and vest sh<l\\ eel the respectable remains of a blue shirt. The trousers were held on a nd up-very much up- by one suspender; but two suspenders were dudish, and not tolerated in the Fourth Ward . "Can yo u ride?" asked T eacher. "Yes, Teacher," responded the boy, ,, ith an unceremonious grab at the handlebars. As he rode off, standing barefooted on the pedals, and wobbling a larming!.\· from side to side, Teacher as ked, "Isn't that a new boy?" The twent.\ -odd little girls and boys impeding her progress began a storm of information, out of ''hich teacher gathered that the new boy had been in the Reformator.\ and was awful bad and had just come home and boasted the name of Schpydoody. Teacher, who had gotten used to t he long, hard names in her three weeks of playground direction, still had room for astonishment. " Is t hat his real name?" she demanded. The crowd was doubtfully silent for a moment, and the question was passed on to the bord ers of the group. " aw, T eacher," ans,, ercd Ila-l la, an impish .\Out h whose true name ''as irretrievabl~ lost, "his real name ain't that. They calls him \ 1ike, but we names him Schp.\ doody for short"; and he tu rn ed a handspri ng of glee at his O\\n funnyment. "Why was he sent to the Reformatory?" asked Teacher, a vague fear stirring within her. "A", nothin'," clamored the boys ind ignant!~. "Jle was king of the gang, and all the teac hers and cops was down on him. I lis ma is a" ful mean to him, too. She beats him fierce." ot hing more was said abo ut Schpydoocly, because they were entering the park, where a headlong race to the s'' ings ended in a spirited fight for their possession. On the south side the young man supen isor was pla.\ ing vigorous baseball \\ ith the older bo.\ s. Nearer, the child ren " ·ere flying down the slides, head, feet, or back fi rst. The sun \\US heatinfZ; t he copper unmercifull.\, and Teacher wondered at their endurance. The sand box "as full of fat babies,'' ith little clothi ng e~cept dirt. The s"·ings ''ere good gracious! Teacher ran to the group of boys and pulled two little, sweari ng humans apart. The~ "rigglcd, p;lan~cl, and finally quieted. Schp,vdood.\ had made them flp;ht, they said. After a long talk "ith Schpydoody, T eacher felt t roubled. Schpydoody promised everything freely, a nd, knowi np; the rules of the grou nds, promptl.v began to break them all. I lc smoked, and was forbidden t he swings. At the usual kindly, formal lecture about no smoking on the pla.vgrounds, with the add itional caution against swearing, gambling, and impoliteness, he mack himself heard in the most astonis hingly bad combination of S\\Cari ng and Polish that Teacher had so far been pri Yileged to hear. l ie lost e\"ery pla\ ground right b.\ playing cards and stealing. l ie shouted P olish insults until the little girls came in indignant tears and said, "Teacher! he blabs on my back things 1 got a scare to tell Teacher." The cop caught him turning on playground "waten' ords" \\"ith a stone, and t hreatened Reformatory. I lc lied, a nd his O\\ n ganp; chased him home. This seemed to bewilder him a good deal, so he only came to the playgrounds when others "ere gone. lie p ut sand-bu rs ("pickles," they called them ) in the sand bo:-., and "T

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sand on tlw slides. Then, one cia\, Teacher caup;ht him hard at wor k wit h hi!> jackknife on the ropes uf the s\1 ings. She seized his shoulders firml v. "Schpyduud.1 , I'm p;oing to tell ~our motht•r to keep~ ou at home." Then she stopped in \\otl<kr. For Schpydoody wa!:l abjectly tt•rrified. "Teacher, I stay a wad" he cried, and jerked from her grasp to speed home. For t\1 o claY!> peace reigned supreme. On the l'\ cning of the third a woman was seen coming across the playp:rounds. B1 her side slunk Schpydoocly, propelled un willingl.) b_y the lt.ft l'ar. As usual, half the children on the playground gathered arou nd T eac her, a nd spoikd the littk· dance she was directi ng. "Tt•adwr! Tt•acher! Jlerc's Schp,\'Cioody's ma!" "She's a11ful fierce, teacher," \oluntlwcd ldka, Ha-lla, Antin\ and Pig, in :l\\cd voices. "Go on playing. Don't stare at her so," rt·marked Teacher, kno11 ing, ho11 cver, that such ad1 ict• was all in Yain. Advancin)!: to met·t the woman, she was surprised at the mild•ws~ of the largt• facl'. Therl' \\Crt· fnl\\ n 11 rink its, to be sure, and o ne C\ c looked up and the otht·r out in a discunct·rting mannt·r. But sill' wasn't so\ cry terrible, 11 as T eacher'!> mt·ntnl t·omnwnt. Teacher held out lwr hand in gnx·ting, and the 11 o ma n de,terousl.\ took Schp,\ dood~ 's car 11 ith her otht·r hand as slw profl'ert·d her bi~, ha rd r ight and shook hands ft·t·bh. "llm1 ·do ~ou do?" ash·d Tt•:H:her, \\ishin~ Pardncr \H're not so bus.\ \lit h the joung mt•n on tht• other park. Slw did not kno\\ 11 hat to say nnt, but Schpnlood, 's mother took tlw mnttl·r out of her hands. "You Tl·at•hcr? \\ '!11, ~ou ain't so old," she bt•gan 11ith a friendl y s mile. T eacher glanced quickh about to see if sill' could bt• talking to someone else. It did not look as if citlwr t'\l' IH'fl' dirt•t•ted toward her. But t ill' woman \\Tnt on in a big YOice, "\ l y \1ikey is such a liar I don't kno\\ \\ht•n ht·comt·s honll' and says Ill' got a tennis ba ll ofT J oe.) Bla nic k if it's just anotlwr lit·. Nt•xt cia~ Ill' tdls hm' \ou stands b1 tht• park and gives him a baseball bat for bt·in' so good. Gi\'l' 'em up, ~ l ikcy. I do n't like he should han tlll'm things. All times tht· fellers fights hi m fer them, and he stays lwnw. Thn hollers he st ole 'em, so 1 licks him a couple of times fl•r luck, and he says he'll j.!;iYe 'em back. Youse kin lick him all \otiSl' likt.:s. lie's a \ Oung cle,·il, and I gotta lwat 'im all till' t~nll'. Sa\ hm1 do, \l ike,'' she finished, hitting him a rt•souncling "hack on the head. He obe\l~, and dodgt•cl ml'r into the deeper grass. ll is mother dt•partt.'d , smiling at Tt•achcr's assura nce that Schpyd ood.) could sta\ as long ns lw obnt·d the rules. T he '' histlc blew for closing up, and in the t•nsulng bustle of collecting a nd putting a\\a\ material, Sd1/)\ dood~· ''as lost sig ht of. But just as Teacher mounted ht•r \\ ht•t• a small 'oict• said: "Teat·her! l krc's apples," and a grimy fist 11ith four little hard gn.•t•n npplt•s shot out to11 a rd Teacher's bag. As she accepted them sht• smik'<l at him, and smil ing back he announced proud!.\: "Tt·adll'r coming tomorro\1 ? 1 kn ows where I can S\\ ipc some mon·.''

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Alumni Letters EAR- - -: 1 arri,·ed ~·esterday evening, after having been "entrained" si nee 8:20 a. m. on the \\'innipcg Flier. This train only thinks it's a Flier because it's able to leave the track so often. I inquired for the best hotel and was told by ;\lr. Overalls that "the" hotel was "over yonder." \\'ell, 1 found it. The little rascal that built it hid it behind a tree, but he cou ldn't fool me. The minute 1 saw the sign I knew it was a hotel. I went in and signed my life away and then decided to look the town over, so l ''ent out on the porch and sat down. Excuse me one or two minutes. The ever ''clcome sound of the dinner bell forces itself upon my attention. . . . . . . . . . indicates time out for dinner. othing hurts me. Really, tho, 1 did enjoy the dinner. I Jere I am back again. One sits at a table with a doctor, a peasant, a banker's" ife, etc., and discourses brightly and fervidly upon the weather. The worthy native on my right was following the timehonored custom of his forebears by pouring his coffee into the saucer, daintily cooling it with a few heart.\' zephyrs, and then nonchalantly drawing it into a bewhiskered aperture by the vacuum cleaner method. I must admit that the entertainment soon palled . After that when I saw that thirst was about to claim my worthy friend's attention, [ would gently d rop m.v knife on the plate by way of lending tone color to the coffee symphony. What I ''ill do for excitement (besides teaching school) for the next nine months I know not. They boast of a mo,·ie ever~ Saturda,\ night, and they also haq~ a pool table in town . Ilo,,cvcr, it has been in such constant usc that the surface resembles that of a bed. The numbers have long since been knocked off of the balls, and the village pool sharks now identify each ball by its shape. School opens next ~ l onday. I will let you know- - - -

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EAR- -: Talk about provincialism! The wife of Mr. i\ 1an took us riding in a six-c.\ Iinder Winton-Six and naively told us that gasoline was twenty-two cents a gallon, oil so much, chauffeur cost two dollars ada,·, machine cost three thousand. We realized then "hat we were accepting. · A grade teacher certainly earns her salary. After supper I will learn my jcrgraphy and correct t" cnt.'·-fi,·e test papers. Tlaving forty-seven kidclies is strenuous. Lately 1\ ·e been keeping in students" ho do not have their lessons, and at four dismiss on!~ two or three of m\· whole roomful. o one is supposed to run on the stairs, and if you could see short little Phyllis stopping si'l:-footcrs, and telling them to go back and walk up quietly. Twice it happened toda.) , and [ had to send two Seniors dO\\ n three times, and all the time I \\as so surprised to think that they'd even stop, " hen I 'd Jell, " I ley, you boy with the red necktie."

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HO is this cold and haughty gent Who teaches Hist ory II I , \Vho, when we try to air our views, Will smile sarcastically, As tho to say from lofty heights Of kno¡wlcd ge reached by few, " What foolishness yo u speak, poor child; Now who's been kidding you?"

Who is this little dumpling who comes briskly down the aisle With an air of" I don't know you," but an unexpected smile, Who teaches mathematics, but loves grand opera more, Who talks to us of music, a nd tells us of Tagore, Whose well known absentm indedness is her most striking trait? Of course you' ve guessed it is Miss Sprag ue, who's better known as Kate.

Who is this ha ndsome woman who now heaves into sight, Who tells us all just how to sing, a nd use our voices right, Who scolds us hard when she is cross, but never fa ils to add That we're the best in all the world, and only seldom bad; Who plays the hymns in chapel in a very spright ly way Which makes us feel quite cheerful the remainder of the day, Who has discovered ma ny st a rs, among them D aphne D.? Why, 'tis none other than 1'v1iss Smith, t he famous Carrie V.

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HO is the dimpled lady Of educated mind? The state's new Course of Study Is by what geni us signed? • Who went to California To get a bit of rest? (Her thoughts about that climate Are better une:-.pressed) ; Whose t emper' s most explosive, Whose thoughts are most profound, Who keeps this orm<d running :\Iiss Gildy, I'll be bound!

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Who is this little lady who comes tripping down our halls \\ ith a smile for every one of us, no matter "hat befalls, \\'hose funn y little giggle makes us happy when we're sad, And, ''hen scorned by other teachers, makes us feel we're not so bad, Whose cozy little attic room is where ''e love to be, Because we're a lways welcomed so enthusiastically, Who's so mething of a hiker, artist, scu lptor, actor, too? \\ho could it be but E. Louise?- 1\ liss Guernsey, here's to you!

\\'ho is the dame ''ith ''ell-coiffed hair \Vho reigns su preme among the books; Whose timely gla nces here a nd there Prevent the thie,·es, the '' retched crooks, \Vho stea l those "blue-cards" ''hen they dare Before the hour of four-thirtee; Whose well knO\\ n speech just after prayer I quote, "J\1iss Grant would like to see-"?

Who is the guy whose voice, we own, Can beat the circus megaphone, Who teaches foot- a nd basketball, And gives 'em pointers ho'' to ma ul, Whose "Ta lks to Men " make good burlesque (IIis football cussing's picturesque), Who used to answer Dad to one But now he has another son; Whose classes is it never bore? Of course you\·e guessed it's :\Ir. :\loore.

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\\'ho is a "peach," a "''onder," a comrade strong and true, \\'hose hai r is none too curly, whose eyes arc gentian blue: Whose scoldings make us shiver, quake and tremble in a fright, But whose sudden fricncllj smile ~·.t us makes e1·erything aright; \Vho knows just how to comfort us when we are down and out? \\"ho could it be but Samm.\, our best beloved scout!

\\' ho is this mcrn Iit tic man '' c sec before us here, \\'hose friendship e1·cry one of u~ 11 ill a lways hold most clear, \\' ho's ready 11 ith a greeting 11 hen he meets you by the wa.\, That makes .1·ou feel your ormal life is rea lly not so gra.\, \\'ho takes us all on hikes upon the bluffs across the lake, And makes us climb till all the bone~ within our bodies ache, \\'hose delightful German accent make~ him different from the rest? \\'In, s urely, Daddy ll olzingt'f, the comrade we lo1e best.

Ode to Flossie PEAK, speak, ou r gentle aunt! On " ith t l11 ceaseless chant. And nc1·cr sa\ 10u can't The 11 ords ·remember, For 11·c cou ld listen still Fro m sunn1 da1s to chill, From baln{v Ju.nc until G~l d, bleak December.

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O\V that war has come, American women and girls ever~ where arc asking the question, "\Vhat can I do?" "1 don't want to stay at home and just sew. I want to go to the front," " I want to have a ?;Un and s hoot the Boches," are some of the remarks that have been heard at the 1onnal School. But Uncle Sam is not read\· to accept women as soldiers, so we are finding other, perhaps just as necessary, things to do. We've been hearing much about food s hortage, and the importance of doin g everything possible to prevent a duplication of the European food situation in this countr.\. As a result there is much interest in gardening. An early morning stroller ,,·ould find numbers of women students a nd faculty members digging and planting and hoeing. Others are organizing into groups to sew under the supervision of the local Red Cross Societ.v. They're planning to make pajamas, bed socks, and many accessories for ill\·a lids. About three hundred are stu dyi ng First Aid ,,·ith the expectation of receiving Red Cross certificates. All of this is only a start toward real war ,,·ork, but it's a long step in the right direction. This is not a time for madly rushing off to do something spectacula r, but rather for taking stock to find out what each one of us can do when the time comes that she may be needed. \Ve ought to get ready. \Ve need enthusiasm and loyalt.) of the kind that can be tran slated into action when the time for action comes. \\'hat can you do?

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Where Is Thy Sting? UR life is a poem: ''e die, and our ,,·ork must fail; Is it a poem, the splendid strength of a deed That we do for rC\\ arc! at the last, or a sure, safe creed, Or the beaut,\ of battles \\C ''age with a mind of greed? (But our life is a poem: \\e die, and our \\ars must fail ), Or is it a broken thing that is Oung from sight As the far-Oung colors of sunset herald the ni!!:htThat '' e toss to the sk\ to take, to the "ild "inds' flight? And our life is a poem: \\C die, and our dreams must fail.

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WIT10f1tlH.~/"-/ September 5th. On this day a most motles assembly of young men and "omen arri' eel at this institution. Here and there stepped a gay young clover-kicker, followed closds by some pop-eyed, forlorn-looking \VillyNilly who had tapped the family sock in order that he might further fill up his beanical vacuum. They passed the gauntlet of God's elect, those clear Seniors. The expression on their faces would crack ice!

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The Faculty Reception N the twenty-second day of the ninth month of the year nineteen hundred and sixteen, a call came forth from the mighty rulers of the Temple of Learning, which is situated in the cit'' of Winona in the land of the Normalites. The call went forth unto all the Normalite tribes that do elwell in the valley, to arise! and together with all their brethren to journe.v unto t he house called l\ lorey I !all, that they might feast together and make merry. And when the rulers were come unto the Temple, Gu~, the son of \l;n. ''ell, and Florence, of the house of Richards, together with all the minor prophets of the Temple, did descend from their pinnacle of dignity and great was the rejoicing of the people in the merriment that did take place. The tribes in clue season betook themselves unto their O\\ n homes '' ith Thanksgi, ing in their hearts and praise on their lips for the bclo, eel rulers of their Temple.

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September 28th. Dr. \\'inship gm e interesting personal recollections of Emerson, \\ hitman, Longfello", and other writers whom he had been privileged to know. IIis lecture sho\\'ed us these great men in their domestic and social life. We \\Crc especially interested in the difficulties which Whitman encountered in obtaining friends and readers, btcause "c now know that his ''ork contains the clements of greatness and of enduring fame.

The Bloomer Party L.PTE.\IBER 30th. That \\as a real part.\', ''here one was not idle for a moment. There "ere Yarious games and races for all those '' ho "ere in attendance, from the opening scene, "~ here the experienced Seniors were lined up against the poor :. oung innocent Juniors, to the tight-rope ''alking, from one end of the gym to the other. \Vas that all? I guess not! Did you e\ er attend a part_y giYen b.) the \\'oman's Branch, "here thl'\ didn't ha,~e cats? How about the doughnuts, that ''ere sen¡ed in clothes-baskets, and the coffee that \\e drank while sitting on the floor?

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WEMOf1t1H NCE upon a time four hundred and ~ft,\ of us j oung white hopes left the potato digging and fall plowing of the paternal estate and arri,·ed in \\'inona with one complete change and a free cop_, of the catalog of the State ormal School. \\ c left o!T patent "Frizell I lair \\'a,ers" and donned balloon eO'ect skirts before "e had be(•n six ''eeks from the l lazd Brush. But under the nc" a Ia Ps~che coi!Turc (polished off \\ith goose grease) \\aS a !!xed determination to bt·tter the teaching profession. \\'e drank of kno" ledge as deep as the Dain Lunch coffee cups-and still the learning \\1\S not OYer. \\'e sa" that to be a leader in the I nner Circle of our communit\ meant more than being able to talk feeling!:-. of the Cosmopolitan and Browning. It meant getting rid of some of those gosh-a\\ ful habits such as whistling, buying sod\ \\ater and half silk hose, and cultivating instead pink finger tips and high necked camisoles. Opportunity aided our pure and high desires to become cultured in the form of ill\·it:~tions to ~ ! iss Richards' Saturda:-. Teas, "here\\(' were to ha\(~ the pleasure of meeting all the bell sheep of the particular flock "ho believed with us that the soul is sa,·cd 1)\ attl•nding church Saturday, Sunda,· or \Ionda.', or, pm_\ ers before or after breakfast as the case ma ,. be. So "hen .'our ill\ itation came.' ou fell upon it gleefully, and on the auspicious afternoon, besides the regular habiliments, you wore a hat and t\\O gi<J\es to :. tore.' I lall, whi le .\our roommate, ''hose hair line comes do" n to meet her eycbro"s, sneaked ofr to the football game. Coming from the Great Cit.\, and ha' ing had Certain Ach antagcs, .\ ou were one of the fe" "ho did not tn to shake hands "ith the maid. Aftu the bread line \\as broken _\OU dutifully draped .'Ourself on a chair like the Ladies in the Sunda.' ewspapers, and took from a sc" ing bag the pillo" slips "hich you began to embroider back in 1913 r<:grctfully remembering all the "hile the piles of stockings that needed mending but the \\'a\s of Culture \\ere limited. Altho your appetite cra\ ed fried eggs, a Fair Assistant handed .n>tl a thimbleful of cold "atcr '' hich had been spoiled "ith a tea leaf, and as usual she forgot the trimmings; hmH'\er, you took it in silent gratitude while you listened to a classmate from Punkell\ illc sing, "Some\\ here A Voice Is Calling." The Part\ wa~ O\ cr. You fled 'to ~our lo" bro" l'd roommate and e"citccll\- demanded the football scorl·.

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An ofl'set to the preceding, this little problem pia.\ attempts to dispose o f a knott.\ point. Pierrot spends his time dclightfull) in a search for his ideal, only to find, \\ ith the help of the Ill.\ sterious J\ lanufacturer, that she has darned his socks for seYeral years past .

Lecture Course 0\ ember 28th, we had the pleasure of meeting \ I r. Strickland Gillilan, one of the foremost humorists of America. His lecture \Hts ddi' creel before an apprcciati\ e and hilarious audience, and his e,路ent \\HS one of the most successful of the season. \Vc quote him as sa.\ ing, "\\'hen I look back O\ er the last fe\\ months, \\'inona is the fondest to\\ n I'm of."

Yuletide Festival DECE.\IBER 15th

il E foliO\\ in~?: exclamations of a fe,\ of the fort_,. cia.\ nursery children that the or mal Department entertained in its cfl'ort to spread the Christmas spirit, shO\\ ,-er.\ \\ dl \\hat sort of an entertainment it \\as: "The.\ had the bestest tree, a nd C\'er,\ thing last night!" "I'm just full of cane!.\! Did ~ou get so me of that good suga r popcorn?" " \1.\ drum can make lots of noise, and 1\e been a\\antin' one for e,路er so long." "Listen to J ohn's horn! Isn't it a danch ?" "And the Christmas singing ! That \\aS 'the nicest of a ll."

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A Hard Times Party E Juniors had now passed the wreathed post of the first lap in the race course in our pursuance of kno,dedge (G. E. l\ l.) and ''e knc'' much more than when we first dug up our dollar fifty- we arc told. But time wore on and our ncn路es wore out, and we decided to gi,路e a liard Times part,\ . We certainly had a hard time. Our C\'ening of jo~ ful jollity and innocent fun ,,路as marred by the Senior plague. We, of course, had to use a little physical per suasion to rid ourselves of the brutes, but nevertheless it was done_. We Juniors loudly proclaimed that t hey had about as much sense of humor as a porcuprne. (For further information sec Page 12-.)

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The Old English Party H E "Oleic Tyme English Party" gi\'en by the Physical Education department was a huge s uccess. It was clever and unique, but above all it was lots of fun. The posters directed us to come as people of ye oleic English tymes, to dance the favorite Eng! ish country dances, and we prepared our costumes with the utmost care and strateg_\路. Lords and ladies, morris men, bar-maids, fools and jesters were all there in holida.' garb, a nd the gymnasi um presented a picturcsq ue scene. Between dances the Ru fty-tu fty club ga\'e several exhibitions, "Jlunsdon House" a nd a sword dance drawing the loudest applause. Se\'cral of the morris groups also entertained us with " Beansetting," and other morris dances. Then there ''ere refreshments ! Cider, served from the traditional cider keg, and Banbury ta rts. We topped ofT the evening with a Grand March, and gave Miss Samson a lusty cheer, to express our appreciation of the charming evening which she had planned for us.

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ow we had arranged b~· "ords c-.changcd Early the day before As the clock struck nine to st and in line Outside the g~ mnasium door. Thru some words let fall bv three Juniors small As they passed thru the ·park b~ night, \\'e feared that a sentn· would bar our cntn, And possibly make t;s take flight. • This threat didn't daunt us; "e feared they would taunt us \Vith, "You were too scared to appear." And so we all planned to go in a bandBut we didn't let anyone hear! At just six o'clock we were in the block Slyly seeking an unlocked door; Past janitors sleepy, thru tunnels creep~, We stole to the upper fl oor. There in the gloom of the chemistr~ room We waited, all in a flurry, Till some Jun iors came, an·d, covered "ith shame, They hustled us out in a hurry. B~ the janitor's aid our exits \\ere made, Then each Junior returned to his friend, But tho we "ere scattered and some of us battered, \\'e ventured our "l iard Times" to mend. At a moment decided, we softly glided Into the beautiful hall; We burst into song, but not for long, For the rude Juniors stopped it all. Into the night went the bloody fight, Bloodier far than intended! High snowbanks were near a nd we buried some here, Ere our rapid way homeward we wended. Without any fear we gave a last cheer, And they answered by calling us pests, But we didn't care, for they'd gotten their share or fights and of snow and the rest. L' Er-:vo1 ow don't lay to us all this fighting and fuss, For the Juniors \\ere \'Cry neglectful; They should have knelt do" n '' ith their e~·cs on the ground, And treated their betters "respcctfu I." JEA:"Ji'lETIE FITCH . 127


Song and Light Festival N the evening of February 17th, the Song and Light Festival was given by the music department. The festival was given in t he spacious new gymnasium, "·hich had appropriately been deco rated with candles and branches of evergreen. The program consisted of Songs of t he People and Songs of the lasters. Among the musical numbers ,,·ere: "Hallelujah Chorus," by Handel; "1\larch, i\ [a rch, i\ larch," by Farwell; and "Winona," by Colburn.

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April 2..j.th . Classes were dismissed early, and the school went in a bod.\ to see the soldier-boys off. Paul Baumgartner, I lcnr.v :\luench, and Arthur Gallien left for St. Louis with the intention of joining the motor corps. There was little demonstration in the crowd, C\eept fo r the waving of hats and handkerchiefs as the train moved off. The best ,,ishes of their school mates and teachers go \lith these bo~·s, "ho have set an l'\:tmplc in patriotism to the rest of us.

Commencement Address Which We Will Hear Yov:-;c FRri:.Nos:- As I look into ~our upturned faces, gfo,,ing with health and joy, it is borne in upon me what great promise is here. You arc about to embark upon your various careers. That is to say, set sai l upon the sea of life. To make my r.gure plainer, you are no\\ on the gangplank leading from } our careless school clays to the responsibilities of life. (Applausl'.) . T he duty of saying a few guiding words to you quite, I say with all si ncerity, quite o\·erwhclms me. (Low bo'' on part of speaker. Audience ''ill applaud.) Upon this occasion of occasions, "hen the flags are fly ing, and the eagle is screaming (prolonged applause) it would be well to review the past and take from it increased hope and faith for a fair tomorro\1. (This \\ill continue for some time, punctuated b\ mob emotion, until the speaker "ill be seated.) •

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Commencement Sermon, SL. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sunday, 8 P. ~ l. ; Rc,¡. GeorgeS. Kell er, Rector. Annual Class Pia~, Opera l louse, \\'ednesda.\, 8 P. ~ 1.­ "Thc P iper," J osephine Preston Peabod.\. Class Day Program, Asscmbl.' l lall, Thu rsday, 2:30 P. ,\I. Alumni-Facult.) -Senior War-Time Banquet, :\ lore) I !all, Thursda.\, 6:30 P. \ I. ; Reception at 8:30. Annual Commencement, Opera I louse, Frida~, 2:30 P. \I.; Address, Dr. I Ierbcrt S. BigdcJ\\, Cincinnati.

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nThe Piper" ID 'T ~¡ou always \\Onder what became of the children of l lamdin To\\n "hen the Piper led them a"ay and the door in the mountainside shut fast? What d id they do when dusk had fallen , bedtime come? Cou ld the Piper play lullabies on his \\Onderful pipe as soft!~¡, as tenderly, as a mother sings them? And didn't ~'Ou wish and "ish that the Piper would forgive t he people of Hamelin To" nand give t heir children back? A charming interpretation of "what happened afterward" was \\ ritten by J osephine Preston Peabody, winning the Shakespearian Oxford prize. This pia.\', "The Piper," will be presented by the Senior class. With i\l iss Slifer as a t rai ned and enthusiastic coach, there is every promise that it "ill be one of the most successful that t he school has ever presented. If desirable, two per formances will be given, and the proceeds, b) a unanimous vote of the class, "ill be given to the Reel Cross. Since the l'u nels arc devoted to this purpose, no one taking part in the pla.v or bu.' ing a ticket to sec it can feel that he is "asting time or money that might be used more advisably .

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The cast has been changed since the picture was taken, and now consists entirely of The change is made on account of the rapid rate at which our boys arc enlisting. Tlw thanks of the class arc due to the boys, however, for their hard work on the play, and to till' girls for the ''illingness with '' hich the~ t ook up the task at a difficult point and pushed it thru to success. The nC\\ cast follows : \\Oilll'll.

<< THE PIPER" BY

JOSEPHINE PRESTON PEABODY Cl IARACTERS STIWLLINC PLA YEHS Tht• Piper . . . . . . ............................. . . . ..... ~ l rss t\ IARYSLIFER \ lichad, the s\\Ord-Eatcr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ....... ... . . . t\ l iSS KETvRAH OLSON Chcat-The-Dc' il. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 1\lrss t\1IRIA:It ALDRICH Otlll'r Strollers . . \I rssEs :\lAHG AHET AR\ISTRONC, Lt.:CRETIA DuNBAR, i\lARIE FtETSAM ,\ l EI'\ AND \VO,\ IEN OF II AMELIN: Jacobus, the Burgomcistcr . ... ... .. ......................... . .... l\1ISS i\ lARY WEIDA h urt, the s,·nclic ................. . ................... . . . ... ~ I ISS MILDRED HoDGINS Peter, the Cobbler ............. .. .......... . ..... . ............. liss ETHEL PILLING llans, the Butcher ............. . .. . ........................ Mrss BEnNEICE RoEMER A,l'f, the Smith . . . .......... . ............................... Miss ELEANOR \V ARE \ lartin, the Watch ......... . .................. . .. .. ..... . .. M rss FRANCES CooPER Pctn, the Sacristan .... .... ............................. . ... . . M tss OuvE SPANTON Ansdm, a~ oung Priest ... . .... . . . ....... .. .. .... ............. :\liss VIvA A~HJNDSON A Second Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. i\l1SS RvTH SwENSON Old Claus, a miser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. l\l1ss OuvE BENEPE .ro\\ n Crier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ ~1 ISS Lou FORO Other Burghers .. ...... . i\liSSES AOMI LILJEUERG, STELLA IIILLGREN, i\lARTHA RoDGER Vcronika, the wife of Kurt .................................... M1ss DoRIS GooDSELL Barbara, the daughter of Jacobus ............................. ~flss JEAN NETTE FITCH \\ ift· of I fans... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... M 1ss JEA NETTE BALE \\ ife of A,cl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 1\itss RuTH JE:-;so!'\ \\ ife of \lartin ........................................ l\ I1ss KATHEHINE KINSELLA Old Urusla . . . . . . ..................... .. ..... ......... ..... 1\l ns. FLOHENCE HIGUS Other Women . ..... l\ 1ISSES ~ lARCARET l\ I EANY, EuzAUETII PEHOUSHEK, FRANCES KELLY, E\'ELYN ELu GSON, GLADYS JoHNSON, :\lAY BRuNNER, EDITH LEE l\uns i\l1SSES i\l1LDRED FALLON, GLADYS STEEN, E\'ALY • RODGE, CoRA A. PETERSON, AlLEENE BALDWIN, ESTHER GLYN!'\ CHILDREN Jan, son of Vcronika ... . ........ . ............................. l\I1ss BLANCHE FERRY Ilanscl. ................... } {. . . . l rss GRACE McALLISTER lise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The children of I fans ...... l\l 1ss ALVINA i'vloNDALE Trude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................... :\lrss ~ lARY BALE Rudi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ~liss EsTELLE RA:-.IDALL Other Children ..... i\ l 1SSES EsTHER i\1AHO:-JEY, I lAZEL STENLUND, FLORENCE GATES, FLORENCEJoHNS0:-1, ETHEL WEBER, LYDIA l\l uLLER, GRACE l uRPHY, 1\l ABELNELSOI':, Ou\ E CHIPMAN, JosEPIIINE WINTERS, I fARHIET LANCE, 1\ l AHY LAIRD, FEHN L\WHENCE, VEL\A OLI\'EH, CECILIA TIEFFEHMAN, ETHEL MAGNUS, FLORENCE Gl>LLER, ALTA CARNCRoss, l\ IARGARET KEELER, AucE ScHWARK, \VENONAII Ross, I fliFL EHMKE, LY:o.;ETTE II ABEHBERG, HELEN FIFIELD, lOLA I fASSETT, LYDIA GERTH, Av...\ SHA!'\ESY, RJ:.BECCA PRE'\TISS, KATHERII':E BAILEY, ELIZABETH BnowN, EuzAurn• SuAKLES, l iLDRED JENKS, 1\lARTHA BoTSFORD, JoSEPH INE ScHLUETER '33


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W(l\COt\CRA POW·WOWS Molly and M ary on their Classmates \ IARIO' Asit\\ISO-..: "Oh, for a tongue from which \\Ore!~ flo,, ~o gli b!.' ! " VI\ AAMc;-.;oso' An angel on the stage. \I IHIAM AI.DI{ICI I To be a teaclwr or folio" in the footsteps of Chari ie Chap! in? C\RLTO'\, ALGL·.R-\\ ith a host or prl'lt\· girls, ahvays. · \I \RGAHET AH\ISTno-..:c To be thinner \\otlld be impossible. Jr A-..:r::rrL B-\Lr So hospitable to tramps and outsiders cspeciall.' to the \ lcAIIistt•rs and \ lolls T. IIARRJET LA:-.IGE A trifle superior but still a member of the human race. lhRR ) EII'\IIOHi\ So meek so timid ~o oh, ho,, can I describe him? \ 1\RIO:\ \\'m ru.n Just like a hardboiled egg she can't be beat! GRACE \ fcALLJ STFH An aut horit \ on Sunda.\ C\ening entertainment cht~ n:h?, etc. EsTHER \ 1AJIONE' Talk about originality did you C\·er tn Esther's polka-dot cc;frec? · · [·.STI'LLF R\'\,0\LL - The sap or ou r juic\ Board. · \ loLLY Tuonso' The amusing "Chief" for some of us and the chief amusenwnt for most of us. KATHLEE:-1 SAi\DIDGE- Promincnt speaker for the worth\ cause: "Down "ith the \len." · 135

E, \LY" Roco1.:. - Those e-..pcriencing the com pi ications of 10\ e maj rccei vc consolation from I..:: val.\ n. K AY 0LSO · Talk about long military marches they're nothing '' hen it comes to "S" iftfoot Olso n's " hikes Le'' iston, Red \ \'i ng, \ I in nmpol is-poof! Con.\ A. PLITHso:-.;-Che'' Zcno Chc'' ing Gum-fl:l\ or Cora. Spic.\ and S\\ eet. EniLL Pnu-..;c If \Ou \\ant to find Ethel, folio,, the noise. · F r:: nr-.: PL TSCJ1 "Oh, these men I" .l 1~1 Ross The woman hater - "Let George do it !" II AHOLO RILE\ A promising \Oung ac tor of the legitimate stage. lla~ c-..cellent abilit.\ for both comecl.' and tragedj; specialt~ stair case scenes. \L\In 13 \LE· I [O\\ olcl-maiclish \\(.' 1\0UJcl be but for her hnoic efl'orts! Ou\ E BI·.i\LPE- Do you suppose there could or '' oulcl be any possibk· harm in it? PA c L 13 \l \IG \ IH'IERot himsel f when - alone! BETII Br,lO'I - Ad,·icc: Better stay on Terra Firma, Beth. P11JLJP BoLI{:"i E- Abode : An cleYatcd plane - in his O \\ n estimation. :\hRJE Fll·TS.\\l- An ardent advocate for a Rest and Sleep hour. LLLL FoHD I low much a m I offered for my name?


WIIO'S AII EAD, J UN IOR OR SE lOR? A certain Senior had a bad habit of keeping a wr:• untidy desk. One day a J unior kindly left the fo llowing notice in his desk : "Paul B.: Please straighten your desk at once." eed less to say, said Senior took t he warning (undoubtedly t hinking the notice came from a member of t he facult.\') and the next clay found his desk one of the neatest in the Assembly room . i\I R. :\looHE- "Cive a good definition of 'treason,' i\l iss Rogde." EvALY:-.:-" l'm not sure, but I think it's a breach of promise." DuTCH RILEY (at a Junior meeting) "These committees will be posted up on the bulletin board." At the close of a sumptuous luncheon at Cates, Esther G lynn was heard to say, " \Ve must hurry now, girls, you know we have supper at 5:54." CLAR ICE ENGELS at breakfast- " Please excuse me, girls, 1 have an eight o'clock class."

C. RuTHERFORD in Civics dreami ly, when the merits of Senator LaFollette were being discussed-"Oh, has he got a son?" RHYTH;\ I I Ken Davis' walk.

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i\ liss Slifer's gymnastic dancing. The "fairy stride" (Ferrey) . ;\ ltss SLIFER, at class play practice" ow all you girls who arc women, hand in your waist measures to me right a''ay fo r t he costumes." M. W.- "Oh, go on; you might tell someone." D. RILEY (in J unior meeting, discussing a party to be ~iven for the Seniors) "Well, I suppose we'll have to ha,·e the Seniors, because they'd come anyway." "Well , 1 don't see why people think coffee '' ithout cream is harmless, because the canine is in it anyway." Who put the sense in censored? Why, our critics.

D. R.- " I can got the key."

1n any flat, if I 've

E. C1LBEHTS01 (in Theory of Physical Ed.)- " I think hoeing potatoes is as cultural as reading books." J . BALE- "That's agricultural." lary Fitzgerald ,,·as attempting to solve the school management assignment by defin ing the ideal teacher. Dr. Dickerson passed. " I 'll tell you ''hat the ideal teacher is," he said; "it's one '' ho teaches two years after graduating from onnal, and then gets married." LOuiSE (in ;\ lorey !!all Laundr~ ) " It seems I lose m.\' soap the minute I turn m.' back, girls." i\ l tLDREo-" Better put your initials on it, Louise." LouiSE- " ow, i\l ildred, don't you think it '' ould was h off?" · Not long ago, a long li ne of students loitered in t he main hall at the Normal School. We SU\' loitered, but the t ruth is, this group was 'held up by one of its members, a tall girl by the name of ;\ 1ildred, who for fifteen minutes tried to buy a package of paper" ith four pennies and a button. \Ve don't know what kind of a button it was, but it must have been some button . ).{R. ).{oonE, in Ci\'ics- "What is a marine, ;.. [iss Peterson?" CoRA M.- " An officer of a subnurine." AS OTII ERS SEE US To PuBLISHER " \VE!':OI"A ll ": Send million copies Annual. Want to make soldiers lighting mad.- KA ISEI{ W tLI IEUI, Pres. 1Lol'e-,\le Club. Or::AR EotTOR:-1 have read vour book carefully, and become interestccl in your Institution. Would it be possible for me to adopt the cute little boy named Floyd? DEAR EotTOR:- We need more bricks for our pa\'ing, and we like your finish. Please send us a large order at oncc.- PAVI c Co. Where is l it's little roadster with the big yellow wheels? 136

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Cutler's Studio We wish to thank the students of the N orrnal School for their liberal patronage, and hope our very pleasant business relations may be continued in future years.

The name u CUTLER , , on your Portraits, Enlargements, Commercial and Kodak work means as much to you as usterling,, on your silver. For samples of our work look thru the pages of this book We carry a full line of

EASTMAN KODAKS Cameras and Supplies And our NEW FINISffiNG DEPARTMENT will develop 11nd print your work the same day it is received.

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Let us make an enlargement from your best films. We will show you how they look through our machines, malring them any size you wish before ordering. If satisfied, then order.

All photos and pictures should be framed to protect them from dust and being damaged. We make hand carved swinging frames and moulding frames of all kinds.

Everything Photographic Telephone 392 J

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Montgomery Confectionery

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Picnic Lunches Prepared

Ice Cream and Sherbets We ha'lle always in stock a fine line of Chocolates Telephone

1109

I lot water in the morning, Letters From the Front, Cufl's a nd collars for the bidsJ\ Iary's prize stunt.

Phone 23

WM. RADEMACHER Prescription Druggist 59 W. SECOND ST. W I NONA


THE NEW STORE OF

ALLYN S. MORGAN M anufacturing Jeweler 70 WEST THIRD STREET

WINONA, MINNESOTA

WILL WELCOME YOU ON YOUR RETURN NEXT FALL. WE WISH TO THANK THE STUDENTS AND ESPECIALLY THE SENIOR CLASS FOR THEIR PATRONAGE DURING THE PAST YEAR, AND H OPE TO HAVE THE PLEASURE OF CONTINUING THE PLEASANT BUSINESS RELATIONS ALREADY ESTA BUSH ED.

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Kissling & Son Telephone 376

Opposite Post Office

cA few suggestions for the Picnic CJ3asket

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P i; for pickles, or pie, ta kt• vour choil'e Is for icc ~-rl'am, iL \\til make vou rejoice, C IS for L;ancl\·, slick, lil'oril'l' or mint, · N for new onions, you may mt without stint. · IS for icing, on cookies and l'akc, C is for l'heesc, and crisp ll'ttm·e you take.

Wright & Dittson ancl

SPAULDING'S

Sporting Goods. Call :11111 st·c our line of

H is for bacon to broil on t he st!ck, A is for apples, com<' lake your pick, S is for sandwiches, olin· and nut, 1\ is for K ri,p Krack(•r.<, already K ut. E is fi>r <'ggs, scramhlcd, fluffy and light, T is for tid -bits, and your picnic's just right.

Tennis Goods 1'110:\ E 1!11

109- 111 East Third Street WINONA

FIVE BEA S RE\\ ARD For information leading to the arrest a nd con viet ion of the person eloping "ith \ lr. \hanson's cat.

"l ml'l a deaf and dumb man toda\ '' ho

had CH'r~ joint in his fingers broken.'; "That is terrible. l lo" did it happen?"

"\\ell, ht• used to crack jokes on his

fingers.''

L:.x.

The acme of politeness \\as reached b~ a mining superintendent , who p laced a placard read ing: "Please do not tumble d<l\\ n the s haft.'' Ex.

M. TOYE ESTATE Plumbing .\sk your lantllady if Toye installed the h eating- plant - a guarantee for cmnfortahle rooms this winter.

A Complete Line of Modern Bathroom Fixtures Telephone 174

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T il E REEL STUFF (FEATUHI!'\G

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Margaret Armstrong in "A Wisp of the \Vest." Beth Benton in "Let ~lc But Soar." l\ l iriam Aldrich in "Second Generation of Charlie Chaplin "-a Ia Stone Age Stuff. Mamie Feely in "The Vampire." i\larie Fietsam in "The Sleeping Beaut~." ora J ohnson in "Flirtation." Ila rrv Einhorn in "Jle's a Devil in llis Own !-lome Town." l\Iildred Fallon in "The llawaiian Princess."

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We carry a large variety of Students Drop Lights

Repair work done promptly and satisfactorily

Telephone I 424

Little J ohn took chemistry, Took it hard, poor lad! And he started tasting things (This talc is very sad). Alas, poor little Johnn y, Our Johnny is no more, For what he thought was I 1,0 \Vas H,S04. - Ex.

I 70 Center St.

GERTRUDE R usu (in office, getting an excuse)- " G. Rush." Alrss Cot:TEH (\\'ith dignity)-" please."

ame,

G.- "G. Rush." 1\ lrss CouTEH-"\Vell, I heard you the first time-name, please." G.- " Gertrude--Rush."

:\ lrss Su FER, at class play rehearsal" Kurt the Syndic, come down here to i\la ry's side." KuRT (justly puzzled) "Which side?" :\lrss Well- \\ hiehe,·er one YOU can get around." ·

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o S\\eeter, mort· ehnrmin~. more modern styk could be designed than these adorable Bettv \Vail's crt•ntions, rmdy to \\ear cvCJ1 to till' dainty Klcint•rt Gem Dress Shields under the arms.

The Inter-State specializes in apparel for Misses for all occasions. In addition to School and Graduation Dresses they have large and pleasing selections of SIIOLS, IIOSIERY, NECKWEAR, DRESS ACCESSOR! ES, LEATII ER NOVE LTI ES, UN IQUE AND CIIAR II G G I FT' OBJECTS, \II SSES CORSETS, ATIILETIC CORSETS, WAISTS, \UDDY BLOUSES, SPORT SK IRTS, SU ITS, COATS, BATIII G SUITS, G\'~ 1 GAR~ l E TS Tht• I nter-State's underselling and grea test-val uegiving supremac.\ is well known. In addi tion to th<•st• great<•st-in-t lw-eity valu es, special quantit.\ and club priecs are t•xtcndcd to Normal students purchasing simul taneous!-'.

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EDWIN A. BROWN, Prescription Druggist EASTMAN KODAKS · KODAK SUPPLIES STATIONERY ll'c ure glud to cash chcfhs for students

Cor. Main and Third

Phone

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West Third St.

It doesn't mean an epitaph, It doesn't mea n a poison ma rk, It doesn't mea n a pirate flag, Nor yet a fa mily secret darkit means he's slim, And tall, a nd thin.

ALFRED

BEINHORN Jeweler and Optician

JN our Jewelry Department you will find everything New, Neat and Novel. Let us figure with you on Class Pins and Emblems.

Our Optical Department is in charge of a Registered Graduate Optometrist. We can fit you properly and make repairs promptly.

6o East 7'hird Street


PHOTOGRAPHY Is Our Business-In All Its Branches We invite the Normal School Students to take advantage of tlw special rat es offered them. Our Studio is one of the best equipped in the orth" est and "e \\ill do our bc:;t to please you.

J. I. VANVRANKEN

A Clean Sweep Sale is Now in Progress C'nusual trade anangcments luwc made it possible to ofTcr you value:; never bcfot e heard of. Suits $5, $10, $15 Coats $5, $10, $15 Dresses $10, $15 ['\ c\·cr bl'fon.: and never again will we he able to save vou the monev we are able to now: l'vt'ry garmrnt i~· stwppy and smart, ha' ing hccn brou){hl from the East not m·cr S days ago.

Tbe Pbotogru]lber in }'our Tou·n

KODAKS and SUPPLIES !'liear Center on West 4th Street.

Phone 482

Amateur Work Finished Senne Da.l If l.eft At Studio Before y:]o A. ,\[.

The Very Newest, Showing The Season's Most

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Wher e Fashion's Latest Ideas Predominate a t prices within your purse.

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Our stock of Toilet •\rtidcs is so complete that C\ cry taste and e\·ery purse may be satidicd. Come Lo our store for anythin~ you need IIIIJIIU.II,;JIU mL UH":m·]llmOII![llnllDili 1 ,

0. J. McMANUS 'Better Shoes for Less Money

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Von Rohr' s Pharmacy 78 East Third Street


TilE PASSING SIIOW

GIFTS U nusual- At tra ctive Sec the beautiful lines on cl isp!ay at our store

Rookwood a nd oth er ch oice Pottery, Pictun~s . Lamps a nd Art Novelties. Our P icture Framing is a creel it where real a rt is appreciated.

PLACE- Winona, Minnesota. TtME- Anytimc. ScENE- Busy thorofare-smoke-shop building in foreground-a number of chairs, tilted up against the curbing, a rc supporting various prominent members of the ."Big League." Normal girls arc pass mg.

ART TAHRAS- "Doctor, do you think the cigarette habit affects the brain?" DocTOR- "That question can never be ans"·crcd, for a man with brains has never been seen smoking one."

Don't fai l to sec our store for G I ITS.

H AR DT'S ART AND G IFT SHOP 1 18

EAST TIIIRD ST.

DaRtS GooDSELL (in a letter to her mother)-" I just paid a dollar and a half for my pink slip." Several weeks later: "Dear Doris:-Why don't you send your pink slip home to he laundered?"

A Store For Your Convenience When at school, when :vou graduate, and after you have done with study and gone out into the world to keep house for some nice(?) man, or to make you r own living by teaching the young idea how to sprout, you '"'"ill need STATIONERY and BOOI~S and little novelties in I vorv, Brass, and Leather for gifts. You will need ENGRAVlNG and TABLE DECORAT I O S and FLOWER MAKING MATERIAL and when you DO need any of these things, just make usc of this store.

T H E WI LLIAMS BOOK ST ORE WINONA,

l\11 NNESOTA


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Fresh Candies Refreshing Drinks

Delicious Cakes Dai nty Luncheons

T elephone 1662 L

Ma111 Street Op. P . 0 .

DH. DicJ, " I think in a co-educational school like this a course in cou rtship should be ofi"erccL"

phrase."

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be read.

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Ai':OIIIEH hTLI{LS II it be illustrated?"

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"Substitute one \lo rd for a

JL I\. 10 1{ " ller \\ riting could not \\'hen one \\Ord is substituted for a ph rase it reads : ' The "riting was inedible.' " BJ{IG IIT

WINONA MOTOR COMPANY Maxwell

Cadillac Stutz Reo Chalmers

SERVICE TRUCKS

MODERN FIREPROOF GARAGE

Opposite Winona Hotel

Tele phone 814


CICHANOWSKI 11111

\I H. c . ., LOHD (reading announcement in chapel) "The nc\\ S\\ imming class ''ill nwct in the poolroom."

IDRUIJ;III.

C xclusirve 8vfillinery

"Will the faculty member who has Chas. Considine's pink s'lip please turn in once."

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\llss 5\\ISO'- (to one of her Ju nior Pln sical l.:.d. classes)-"\\'hen I gin' the command, 'llalt!' ~ ou bring the foot '' hich 's on the floor to the side of the one "hich is in tlw air, and remain motionless."

You are cordially invited to inspeCt our hatssmart models for street wear and more elaborate ones for dressy occasions. Ottr prices are Reasonable

TELEPHONE 133-L

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E. THIRD ST.

Shoes for all Occasions :\ e\路er l>efore has this store had such a wi<lc an<l beautiful selection of Styles in boots and pumps for <lisniminatin~ women These ad,路ancc stylt's represent the exdusi\ l' pro<luct of

''JOHN KELLY" for whose exquisite footwear we hm路c the exclusi\路c sale in \\'inona. In the \\'in<low will be seen the new models: Shoes for dress, dinner, dance, shopping-for all occasions. Price $4.00 to $6.00

BAKER & STEINBAUER "GOOD SHOES"


H. B. KLINE ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES Add to the pleasure and comfort of your school days by having an Electric Chafing Dish in your room.

A youn g lady, romanticall~· inclined, put her add ress in a pair of socks she had knitted fo r a poor soldier. This is the polite thank~ ou letter s he received: "Thank you for the socks ~·ou knit, They surely a re a perfect fit. I use one for a hammock, The other for a mitt . Where in hell did you learn to knit?"

The one who thinks these jokes are poor Would straightway change his \'iews, Could he compare the ones we print With those we do not usc. -Ex.

You can cut the high cost of living by ironing your O\Yn small pieces with one of our small 3-lb. Electric Irons. 113 CENTER STREET Telephone 614

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HETHER your ordt·r is for ju~t a few F I o w t• r s or you want the most elaborate decora lions for some Social .\ffair we'll serve you with the s.."\me alertness and skill.

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"We're As Near As The Nearest Telephone"

WINONA FLORAL COMPANY PHONE 872-R Wut End Grl'tnhouses, 802-816 W. King St.

Store, &I W. 4th St.

Hal Street Greenhouses, 555 lluf St.


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Featuring and Specializing High Grade Merchandise "ALL THAT'S NEW" "ALWAYS HER E FIRST" AT VERY MODERATE

Dress Goods Silks Trimmings Wash Goods White Goods Linens, Gloves Neckwear Hosiery Corsets Toilet Goods Art Goods Lingerie and Underwear

PRICES

Women's Suits and Coats Dress Skirts Waists Millinery, Rugs Draperies Wall P aper Window Shades Trunks Traveling Bags and Suit Cases

"YOU CAN ALWAYS DO BETTER AT CHOATES'"

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Study hours closing at 3 P. \f. in the assembly room . Socict y I !all- the scene of our popular Saturda~· night dances. A tour of the \\'estern States by the Normal J\ len's Glee Club. i\l rs. Chorpenning's talk really intelligible. J\ l r. Zcpp- First lieutenant in the machine gun sectio n. Enlist ow! Volunteers wanted in the "Black \Vatch" to take orma l girls motoring.

We Call Special Attention to Our Prescription Department I t cannot be excelled an\'\\ here. \Vc guarantee accurac.\ and use on ly the most reliable drugs. All prescriptions will be filled prcciscl.\ a'> \\ rittcn. You "i ll get from us just \\hat your phvsician prescribes, prepared \\ ith pharmaceu t ical ski ll. Our &otto: ~ality is of First Importance.

Before E-.:amsLord God of I Iosts, be with us :'1 et, Lest we forget, lest we forget! After ExamsLord God of llosts \\as" ith us not, For we forgot, for we forgot!

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W m. A. Hargesheimer DRUGGIST 50 West Third Street


Fulton Market "The Sanitary Shop" Air

Cooled Refri ll,erati nl! System

There arc stockings to da rn, But Gen "ill just smile, And " close up the holes," And play cards a "h ile.

1I'e aht•ays hm•c the bfsf Little Pi~ Sausa~es Sweet H ickory Smoked Ham Well Streaked Baoon Tender Juicy S t eaks

For your P ic11ics Fish Poultry

Trlrphonr II!,

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r--IODERN PROVERBS When in Rome, do as the Dngos do. The early worm gets ca ught. The bird in the hand is yelling, but the two in the bus h arc silent. Where there's a will , there's a laws uit. Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow you diet. Think twice before you speak, then keep still . If at frrst you don't succeed , become a politicia n. - Ex.

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Le Page Shoe Co. 11fcn ' s and IT 'omcn's S'en•iceable Tl 'allling Boots, Dress, Srhool and

,)'port Shoes :\ow that the war and htgh prict·s arc upon us, You will have to ha\'e thl' shoes n·soled nn extra time. \\'e do the best n·pair work in the city.

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\I \ RY (overhenrinp; half of a telephone ron Ycrsation) " W hat is h a talking a hout ? " '\ '" (~l i bly) " Oh, she's kidding the ri!!;llt out of some poor boob's pol kl·t !" mo t1l'\

J\ IOLLY (\ isiting friends at :\ Iorey I !all, " \\' ho do ~·ou suppose told?"

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J E,\l'.NETT E - "The shoe hns a tongue, but it' II ne\ e r tell." !\ l OLLY- " \laybe the bells tolled on us.'

Master Service-THAT Is wHAT You GET when you bring your garments to us. We have everything possible in the way of equipment and knowledge, and employees, and we are jealous of the good reputation we have already established.

Mas tt'r Clean<'rs and Dy<'t'S

PHONE 1492-J

70 EAST FOURTH STREET


EACH season finds this store wide awake with new models in FOOTWEAR whose novelty effects are surprisingly good to look upon.

K. 0Lso;-;- " It's the "orst problem

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to t ry to make a date in this school! "

:\ rISS S:.I ITH (assigning Chapel seats)" Now this little girl may p;o to ll-7, and 1\ I iss Brown may go to L-2."

\ l1 ss R I CHARDS (to Leitha DaYidson, '' hilc taking down the flag '' hich was on a bamboo pole) -"Oh, excuse me, did 1 hit your head? l heard such a dull hollow sound !"

Winona Steam Laundry 62-64 East Fourth Street

T elephone 292 111

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D on't hesitate to send us your Wool or Silk Sweater. W e wash them carefull y by hand. They neither shrink nor fade. W e have a Hand Work Department in which we handle all kinds o f Lingerie and dainty garments.


I. SYKES, in Geography- " Cattle, in adclition to other grains, arc raised." t\ I H. t\ I \X\\ ELL, reading from an article in Chapel "This article was written b,¡ \ l r. Starch." Brilliant girl to her scat mate- " I fc must be an old stiff!"

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If ig norance is bliss, how happy some of the W. N. S. flunkcrs must be! !

the eternal question.

" \\'ircless tdcgraph.\ is a wonderful thing." " It is." " They don't usc an) "ire at all?" " No; they send t he messages thru the a1.r." ".\Iv!" "YC..,, right t hru the air." "Sa\, Sarn

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"What arc you talking about, Edith?" "Fcsti\ al." " \\'hat else?" "Festival." "What else?" "Fcsti ,¡al." "That's a dear, sweet, lovcl.) girl!" ;\1H. GAY LORD (in Psychology II ) " \\'hat do vou bu\ do,, n town to satisfy your\ isua l organs?" ' ' . \ I R . .\ lone'' (brilliantly)-" A hat!" \ I R. G. "\\'hat is the most essential thing to be considered in bu) ing a hat "hen you "ish to obtain satisf.) ing visual perceptions?" .\l R. M. (after some hesitation) -"The size !"

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"THE PRICE SHE PAID" Thursday and Friday, M ay 31 and Ju ne 1

And other big productions of equal merit SPEC IA L N OTICE- M r. Bert Th omas (The vVizard of the Organ), appears at the pi pe organ at each perfo rmance

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Hardwick's Milk D epot Winona llat and Cleaning Works And Shoe Shining Parlors Jl!) Eut;t Thir·d Sln•t>L

T e lephone 894

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" \1 r. Ga:- lord pia.' eel horse for hi~ class this morn in~, dcmonstratin~ the imprO\ eel methods of trotting, galloping and pacing." BHILLI A:-JT P t;PI L "Gallop again , \lr. Ca \ lord. " \11{. C.- "Comc up and try it "ith me; if you do it \\ ith .'our feet ,\ ou get a lar11e

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The Huff Street Grocery 51 :i II uff Street

FANCY GROCERIES FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Geo. rf. Higgins T elephone 1414


Make The Store of

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L RAI'oDALL (with a rdent 'oicc) - " 1'Jl take Carlton."

\ I Hs. CIIOHPEI'-NII'-G,Iistcning to the piano "That's the Russian 1a tional ll vmn! A Russian taught it to me in his O\\ n ianguagc, and would listen with the tears runn ing do\\ n his check::. "hile I pia.\ eel and sang it for him." E. P ILLI,G- " o "onder-poor man!"

0PII\11ST- " T hc soup is just like ,·civet tonight." P ESSIM1ST- " Looks more I ike cord u ro.\ to me."

l\ IARGuEIUTF Cor-. H E I ~I, reflecting on a te::.t paper markt·d: E. A., rather deliberate!.\ inquired, " I wonder how anyone can write nothing and get an A on it?"

( In an Annual meeting; Seniors being assigned to be character ized): K. SANDIDG E (cxeitecfly ) - "Oh, let me ha\C

llerb!"

BAY STA1"'E ~fiLLING Co. liard Spring \Vhea t. & Hyc Flours


FOR EXCLLSIYE STYLES IN COA'fS, SLITS AXD 'WAISTS AT POPULAR PRICES

Go to the Fashion \\'INONi\'S ONI.Y I<;XC I. l'HIV"

J.i\DmH HEi\I>Y-'1'0-\\'Ei\ll STOllE

51 West Third St.

Telephone 615

They ''ere demonstrating the apparent motion of the sun in Geography Ill . ~I H. Who shall we have to be our sun?" STuDENT- " The brightest one, of course."

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Did you gel your change, J\liss Ensficld?

A company \\US out motoring across the !ake and observing the host of gulls on the ICC.

ONE OF THE PARTY- " I wonder if those gulls lay their eggs on the icc?" ANOTHEH- "\Vcll, if they do it \\Ould be cold storage."

The Geo. Hillyer Furniture Company FURNISHERS OF HOMES COMPLETE

FURNITURE Rugs, Draperies, China, Cut Glass, Pictures, Etc.


Shoe Repair Shop

FELLOWSlite lillie store the comer.

Bring us your shoes. \Ve mend them quickly and well.

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A.M. BARD 9th and Hu ff Streets

Discussion of chi ld's collecti' c instincts in \! iss Sutherland' s T heory of Ed. class. STCDF:\T (elaborating on "hat they like to collcct)-"Stamps, bircl's eggs, pictures " \Ilss S.-"Well but stick to ~our stamps."

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I kard in Stall' meeting, considering the best one to write up t he Tri-Sigma's afl'airs from t he follo,,ing: :-. lm¡ion Wheeler, Louise Joyce, Si\'ie K roon, Leo R;)an. K . SANDI DGE (decisively)-" Any of those girls would be good but Leo."

The Star Spangled Banner A message of inspiration to all true Americans, and the first of McCormack's records after he became an 1\merican citizen.

Little Boy Blue Probably the mm;t popular singer who e\¡er sang into the hearts of the people.

John McCo rmacl.

Call And Hear These McCormack Records Also Other No ted Artis ts On The Vic trola

The gift that is becoming more and more popular, and one that is always appreciated-

A Favorite Victor Record. -Prices 75e and up.

J. E. BURKE MUSIC HOUSE Victor Dealers of Winona, Minn .


Cf\_oyal Confectionery Shop Telepbone 1.r.J

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W e Make Our Own Candies-Purest and Best in the City Trs our Log Cabin Nut Roll f.'OUNTAIN

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D. R. (in Junior meeting, deciding ada~ on '' hich to ha,路e picture taken)- " All right, then, no meet Frida~路 . " \\'110

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58 WEST THICJ('D STREET


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A laundry advertises: " W e fini sh collars <tnd shirts.'' So do lots of other la undries but the.\ aren't q路uite so frank ns to admit it, sa.\ \\C.

TilE \\'OES OF A ROLL TAKER (Seen on n mil slip for absentees): . B. E. Rogdc \\aS in Chapel this morning, but 1\ la r} Weida sits behind her.

BoLTER - "The Seniors say that J uniors arc a hnt)"S talking t o ina~imate (lbjccts." Gr, HTJ E W EY HAJ'\Cll "What arc the:-, the Seniors?" Pt路CC \

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Shirt Waist Laundering requires machinery of the m ost approYcd design together with skillful opcrati\路es. T hese we haYe at your disposal. Send us anything you hrt\路e. The more costly the garment is, the better we like it. We defy competition. Georgette Waists a Specialty

THE DAMM LAUNDRY

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DA1RY LUNCH Before study and after stop in for one o f our Specials

OPEN DAY AND NIGHT

56 East Third Street, Winona, Minnesota 307 Main Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin

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Mrs. Shelton's Hairdressing Parlor T elephone I 669-L

63 W est Second Street

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SCHUIJER'S BAK}1~RY

t .fu11ior "\\Thcrl' do you get yon r rolls and cakes for the spreads or lunches?" Smior- "Oh, at Schulers, of course! All of their bread and confections arc delicious.'·

Dear Reader: n ew l11Hnufact urin g O ur<'Stab 1is h nw n t. I'<' eo mnwnds its<'lf to you for en.~ ryt.hin g in furs at this tim<' of th<' Y<'<lr, su n1 n1 e1· furs <'Sp<'eially, an d tlw fanwus J{enyon r ain<'oats .

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\I tt (after h:\\ ing lamented the fact that she had to teach her class about the kanf.!:aroo and the ostrich) "\ I an,'' hat should I teach about a bird?" · i\ IAHY "Which one, the ostrich or the kangaroo?"

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\I. llooc tNS " If m.'" tooth doesn't stop aching soon, the dentist said he'd have to give nH.' an antiseptic!" ~ I ii has

a. \oice really quite rare, But "hen those eyes "igglc It makes us all f!;igglc; Such contortions we reall\ can't bear. "The jolliest girl in school, the~ sa.', Is sport.\ \ l oll\ T. She "cars her ps.\ chc on her neck, A knot" here knots ought not be."

Broiled Chicken to Order Chicken Sandwich Special Pho n e 679-L

DR. HOLDEN'S DRUG STORE

118 Wes l Third Street

Nea rest place for Stude nts Supplies Drugs and Sta ti onery Phone 429-J 523 II ulf Street SOFT D RI NKS

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S0\11..: FOOLS THERE \\'ERE ( After Koplon~ A!(nin )

Some fools there \H'rc and the\ said 'tis naught · To compile a book'' ith a little thought; The fools the.' tried it, and went distraught, Oh, nc' er again will thc.v be caught, Even as .'·ou and I. The time, the labor, the thought the.v spent On binding, paper, and some on content, \\ hilc others could pia.'·· as girls were meant; But fools must follow their natural bent, 1.:.\<'n as you and I. Their classmates came to kindlY ach ise, But the\ tarried, instead, to cr.iticize The masterpiece, and heart's clear prize, But it isn't fair to act too ''ise Till \ou\c built one ofvour O\\n.

The book the\ made with the I ndian n:• me \\'ould about ·make an author die of sh:~n c; The stuff turned in was prett:-. tame, The\ must usc it, tho; the,·'rc not to Ll:une; E'e~ as \Ou and I. . Alwa\ s the ache of the head and hand, And ·poor sleep.', tired eyes filled up \\ i~h sand; But here's ''hat stings like the '' hitc ho: brand, The\ must fh at once, Or else be wnned! 1.:. ,.c·n as ·' ou ·and I .

\ l tss Sur-r-: 1~ " I'll write the Drama:it: Club members in this order: first t he \\Oillt'n, then \ Irs. Chorpenning, and then the men."

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