To Our Parents
Who, their numerous sacrifices and loyal co-operation, have made possible our school days and this annual, we dedicate this tenth volume of the Yr-rab
Board of Education
A.J. Hamilton - President, B.B. Watson - Secretary, J.H. Jones, A.G. Crump, Dr. R.H. Main, George Staggs, W.G. Hurt
MR. M. B. PLATZ, Supt., Barry, Illinois,
B. S. Missoui State Teacher's College
Graduate Work at University of Missouri
Latin I and II
B. H. S 1927-28
MR. WALTER W. RITCHIE, Principal and Coach, Barry, Illinois
B. Ed. W. I S. T C University of Illinois Phvsics, Mathematics
B. H. S. 1926, '27, '28.
MRS. B. B. WATSON, Barry, Illinois
Northwest Texas State Normal
English II, III., IV.
B. H. S. 1923, '24, '25, '20, '27, '28
MR. RUSSELL A. NEWMAN, Kinderhook, Illinois
B. Ed. W. I. S T. C. History
B. H. S. '28
MISS IRIS CARLISLE, Robinson, Illinois
B. A. University of 111 Home Ec., Gen.. Science B. H, S.. 1928
MR. ARTHUR HENDRICKS, Barry, Illinois
A. B. Illinois College, English I., Mathematics B. H. S. 1928
MR. JAMES HEFFERN Columbia, Mo.
B. S. Missouii State Teacher's College, Biology, Physiology, Com'l Geog., B. H. S. 1927, '28
MISS ELOISE STORMENT, Salem, Illinois., Illinois Woman's College, Public School, Music, Bush
Conservatory of Chicago Music, B. H. S., 11)20, '27, '28
Leona Van Zanclt, Barbara Lee Snider, Editors.
Ross Bower, Business Manager; Pauline Wallace, Dramatic Editor; Thomas Royalty, Business Manager; Hazel Mellon, Society Editor; Lawrence Arnett, Athletic Editor.
Ruth Dudley, Art Editor; Clara Staggs, Calendar Editor; Neil Howlin, Joke Editor; Julia Boyd, Calendar Editor; Ellen Davis, Alumni Editor, Staff Advisor, Mrs, B. B. Watson.
J. ROSS BOWER, "A lion among the ladies is a dreadful thing."
Business Mgr., Yr-rab, (4) ; Class President (3), (4); Make-Up Box Pies (4); Orchestra (2), (3), (4); Band. (1), (2), (3), (4); Make-Up Box Orchestra (3); "Polished Pebbles" (2); "Rings in the Sawdust" (3) ; "The Whole Town's Talking" (3); "Rose of Plymouth Town" (4); M. M. Blab Literary (1), (2).
R. THOMAS ROYALTY, "A lass, a lass, my kingdom for- a lass."
Business Mgr., Yr-rab (4) ; Hub Staff (3) ; Vice-Pies Class (4) ; Make-Up Box (4); "The Whole Town's Talking" (3) ; "Rose of Plymouth Town" (4); Basket-ball (3), (4); Cap. Team (4).
PAULINE C. WALLACE, "Don't look at me, boys, it makes me nei vous."
New Canton H. S. (1); Yr-rab staff (4); Hub staff (3); Class Secretaiy (4).; Choi us (3), (4); "Rinqs in the Sawdust" (3); "Whole Town's Talking" (3); M. M. Blair Literary Soc. (2).
EDWARD A. MOYER, "They say it's leap year, Yet I have not been caught."
Class Treasurer, (3), (4); Chorus (2), (3), (4); "Rings in the Sawdust" (3); "Polished Pebbles" (2); Literary Soc. (1), (2); Basketball (4).
ENOLA CUNNINGHAM, "She often asks the question - Why Oh, why can't I grow tall and high?"
Chorus (2), (3), (4); "Polished Pebbles" (2) ; "Rings in the Sawdust" (3) ; M. M Blair Literary Soc, (1); Hiking Club (1).
WAYNE C. HULL, "Like a powder-puff, I am for women "
Band (1), (2); M. M. Blair Literaiy Soc. (1), (2); Basketball (3).
HAZEL E. MELLON, "As a student you shine, As a friend you are fine,"
Honor B (4); Annual Staff (4); Chorus (3), (4); "Rings in the Sawdust", (3); Make-Up Box (4); "Whole Town's Talking" (3) ; Declamatory Contest; M. M, Blair Literary Soc. (1), (2) ; Hiking Club (1).
Mable A. McCartney, "I should worry," Class Secretary Treasurer (2); Chorus (2), (3), (4); "Polished Pebbles" (2); "Rings in the Sawdust" (3)
MARY GRAYBAEL, "Have you not heard it said full oft, A woman's no doth stand for naught." Chorus (2), (3), (4); "Polished Pebbles" (2) ; "Rings in the Sawdust" (3); "Whole Town's Talking" (3); Shakespearian Society (1), (2); Hiking Club (1); Popularity Contest (3).
WILLIAM M. HOSKINS, 'I dare do all that may become a man,"
MRS. B. B. WATSON ---- Class Advisor
Senior Class History
I'll have to admit we all started as Freshmen, after graduating from various country schools as El Dara, Haclley, Philadelphia, Roekport, and the vicinity of Barry, but please refrain from reminding us of it. In the year 1924, "47" Freshmen entered the wonderful mansion known as B. H. S. It was (in some ways) pleasant to be Freshmen, but how simple and ignorant we must have been! We were somewhat bewildered at first, but we strove manfully to cover up our ignorance of high school ways None of us knew which way to turn, what subjects to take, or which class room to enter. However, to start things off right, Mr. Carl invited the algebra class to go on a weiner roast at the Factory spring Of course, everyone was eager to go, so after securing a large truck, we started for the spring. "Fun! I'll say we surely had it." After every one had eaten all he could possibly hold, we started for home. But did we get there??? Oh, yes! After the boys were kind enough to get out and push the old truck up Smith hill. Then came our party, given by the Seniors, to initiate the Freshmen. Every one went away with the feeling that he had had a good time, and that the "Freshies" of '24 were not green after all, but "live wires" and "full of pep." In the fall of '25, Sophomore days beckoned us back to Barry High. Of course, we naturally felt our importance until we saw the work which was before us, and then we felt very small and insignificant. However, under the faithful guidance of our class advisor, Miss Georgi, we got by all right. Then came our Junior year! Then is when the fun began. Work? Oh, yes, we had plenty of that to do, but we had fun along with it We had "Hobo Day" along with the rest of the classes and will we ever forget the real fun we had while practicing for our class play, "The Whole Town's Talking?"
Then came the "Popularity Contest", which the Juniors were proud to say they won, and later the Junior and Senior banquet, which I know we all remember distinctly. Seniors, all dignified, you must know, entered dear old Barry High in the autumn of 1927. Besides our enrollment of thirty-two members, we had four Alumni from other nearby high schools, however, we have all found out the joys of being a Senior, and the greatest of these is "work". In our last year of school, the Seniors are working vigorously to publish an annual. The staff is composed of Seniors who are working hard to complete a larger and better annual than has ever been presented by B. H, S., and we think by the guidance of our faithful advisor, Mrs. Watson, and by the support of the under-classmen, this can be accomplished. The Seniors are now planning to present a circus in the near future, and will later show their ability in the Senior class play. With a fond farewell look at the dear old school where we have spent so many happy hours, we leave it to start life's battles in the 6%ter world, and take with us pleasant memories of B. H. S.
M. E. G.
SENIOR CLASS WILL
We, the Senior Class of 1928, being of perfect intellect, and of benevolent and also malicious intent, do make this our very last will and testament.
PRIMUS - to our beloved and intimidating faculty we leave the following valuable assets:
To Mr. Platz we will our interest in basket ball games, with the hope that he may be more enthusiastic about them in the future.
To Mr. Ritchie we will our ability to ask entangling questions.
To Mrs. Watson the memories of us, "the dear departed", to be used as models for other Seniors.
To Mr, Newman we will our superfluous knowledge of current political events, so that he may not be embarrassed by questions of the students.
To Mr. Heffern we will our surplus dates. Also a copy of the "Microbe Hunters,"
To Mr. Hendricks we will our sweetness of disposition and evenness of temper, so that he may be moie patient with his students in the future.
To Miss Carlisle we will our newspapers, so that she, too, may be well versed in all current political events.
To Miss Storment and her "Gaili Curci Chorus", we will the sole title to the following songs: "On the Road to Mandalay", "Bells of St Marys" and the "Evening Hour,."
SECUNDUS - to our beloved under-classmen we will the following bits of valuable property:
After the payment of such expenses and .just debts, we give, will and bequeath to the Senior Class of '29, our ten page themes and long hours in studying Emerson, Lowell and all such fascinating genii,
To the Sophomores, we bequeath squares, triangles, circles, and other symbols of the grind of Geometry, also the delightful hours spent on the study of Caesar.
To the dear Freshmen we bequeath our upholstered and hand-carved chairs. We ask that you take very good care of this property, and we hope that you enjoy as many hours sleep in these chairs as we have.
TERTIUS - our personal bequests:
I, Lawrence Arnett, will my ability to skip classes to Lewis Elliott.
I, Ernestine Boyd, will my astonishing love and knowledge for Physics to Eleanor Goodale,
I, Julia Boyd, will my interest in college men to Yvonne Hull
I, Ross Bower, will my position as business manager of the "Yr-rab" to Elden Fesler
I, Gene Cook, will my interest in bookkeeping to Bernice Tholem
I, Enola Cunningham, will my wind-blown bob to Aileen Reynolds.
I, Ellen Elizabeth Davis, will my extra height to Ernest Vennicomb.
I, Ruth Dudley, will my ability to concentrate and get "A" to John Boyd.
I, Goldie Foster, will my black rimmed spectacles to Joe Sessel, so that he may at least have the appearance of a student
I, Mary Graybael, will my love for circles (Syrcles) to Florean Parrick.
I, Charles Hazelrigg, will my pugilistic appearance to Wayne Clark.
I, William Hoskins, will my neckties to Toby Welbourne.
I, Wayne Hull, will my ability to refrain from work to Harry Johnson,
I, Neil Howlin, will my ability as a Daniel Webster to Primrose Stearns.
I, Nellie Hale, will my becoming marcel to Elizabeth Syrcle.
I, Helen Klarner, will my ability to go shopping and love for the 9th period to Mary Lee Hurt.
I, Ruth Kerr, will my ability as an interior decorator to Clyde Foster, in order that he use it in beautifying the school building in the following years.
I, Roberta Kerr, will my quiet ways to Louise Eckelberger.
I, Leonard Mellon, will my ability of never having to stay the ninth period to Margaret Six.
I, Hazel Mellon, will my talkative manner to Lucile Hickman, who needs it..
I, Edward Moyer, will my "mamma's" permission to go with the girls to Frank Albert Johnson.
I, Mabel McCartney, will my curly locks to anyone who wants to take care of them, (providing it is done in History Class).
I, Thomas Royalty, will my infantile mustache to Merrill Kellum.
I, Clara Staggs, will my ability as a violinist to Mary Gallaher.
I, Venita Scott, will my way of catching the boys' eyes to Audrey Bullock.
I, Barbara Snider, will my enormous vocabulary to Clyde Preston.
I, Merle Syrcle, will my "sheik" hair cut to Russell Earnst.
I, Leona VanZandt, will my dainty and fairy like figure to Pauline Schuharclt,.
I, Pauline Wallace, will my rosy cheeks to Frieda Pierce.
I, Ruth Woodworth, will my intimacy with Goldie to absolutely no one.
I, Howard McCarl, will my impulsive recitations to Eclna Lewis.
I, Alan Gamble, will my serious disposition at orchestra practice to Lyndell Dieterle,
In witness whereof we set our hands and seal this the first day of March (A D,), Nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, 'hereby declaring and publishing our last will and testament"
WITNESSES: TOM SAWYER H. K., HUCKLEBERRY FINN, N, H., PENROD E. B.
"All Out for the Big Game" Barry vs. Pittsfield Annual Homeoming Night, Alumni Admitted Free Saturday, December 3rd 1928,
The fine new gymnasium was packed and still they came. The wal's rang with cheers and the air was charged with expectancy and excitement (not to mention dust, peanut shells, etc)
Rubbing elbows with the youngest and most verdant Freshmen were the staicl Alumni, chief among them those in whom we are most interested, the Class of '28.
Almost the first to be noticed was Lawrence Arnett, who was certainly cheering louder for Barry than any one else, and no one was in better practice, for he was employed by a balloon company, furnishing power for inflation.
On one side of the room sat the latest attraction of the Barnum and Bailey circus, billed as the Siamese twins. These were Ellen E, Davis and Enola Cunningham, being so near the same size and height.
One fellow near the back attracted some attention by his foreign accent, and after a time it became known that he was Wayne Hull, who had been in Arabia the last ten years, an agent for burnless gas and fur ear muffs
Ernestine Boyd was busy passing out cards announcing her candidacy for Governor on the "stand-patter" ticket your vote solicited.
Preparing to keep a private score on her blouse cuff was Julia Boyd, the habits of her profession exhibiting themselves, as she was a successful "budgeteer", always giving satisfaction by planning, not according to the pocket bapk, but by the "spending ideas" of her customers.
In the very^back, and almost out of sight, was the noted recluse and woman hater, Ross Bower. Rumor has it that he lives in the Arctics, existing on ice water and that nothing but a basket ball game can bring him into society..
William Hoskins was also present, He must have closed his "Say it with Dancing" institution, and his classes in interpretative dances will have a chance to learn something.
Posted on the back door were some interesting advertisements, One announced that the Waldorf would be opened after the game and short orders could be taken. The proprietor, Hazel Inman, recommended a specialty of her cook's, "Hasty Pudding", concocted by Goldie Foster.
We all remember Roberta Kerr as a good singer, so we are not surprised to hear she has the leading role in the well known Singer (sewing machine) Company.
Someone asked about Nellie Hale and was told that she, a tender hearted spinster, could not leave her cat and canary to the mercies of possible prowlers, so she stayed at home.
The assemblage was honored by the presence of the famous radio artists, Ruth Kerr and Clara Staggs, who had the night before broad casted in an Old Fiddler's contest from Station S-Q-U-A-W-K. Also Neil Howlin who had just made his bow as a professional hog caller.
Sitting on a space just big enough for one were Mr and Mrs. Gamble, who are known in B. H. S. as Alan and Helen.
Pauline Wallace, a Paris buyer, was especially noticeable for her stunning attire, Her costume was designed by M. Tom Royalty, who had recently taken over the establishments of Paul Poiret, They brought the news that Ruth Dudley was in Paris studying art and that sevei-al of her pictures had been hung in the famous art gallery.
All of the Alumni were grieved to hear of the illness of one of their number, Gene Cook, who was reported as having "brain fever". He had recently graduated from college and it was feared he had overtaxed his mind.
Those two in the crowd whose talk ran chiefly to farms and chickens were Mabel McCartney and Venita Scott, who operate a chicken ranch in the west, specializing in pure breds. They employed Ruth Wood worth to help with the chickens, and we understood that she furnished the "chin music" (shoo!) These three attribute their success in their venture to the fact that there is not a male within fifty miles of the ranch,
One of the most natural things we heard was that Barbara Snider had won nationwide fame by her skill on the piano and we were proud of the fact that she was also the first to master the art of playing with the violin and piano at the same time.
Howard McCarl, the great specialist, favored the assemblage with his presence, and it is said he is the best in his line. He specializes in the study of nerves and is deeply interested in affairs of the heart.
Hazel Mellon was not yet accounted for, but she came in, and it was whispered she was the brightest inmate of a home for precocious children. All over the room were heard snatches of the latest hit, "Square Syrcles" and the composer was none other than Mary Graybael.
That ministerial looking personage was the humorist, Charles Hazelrigg!! Then at the last minute before the game started in ran Leonard Mellon, holding in his hand a specimen of his latest invention, the "ninth hour watch,"
And of course Barry won!
L. V. S.
Miss Carlisle, (Advisor), Marshall Hancock, Wayne Clark, Eleanor Goodaie. John Kuntz, Gladys Kuntz, Mary Lee Hurt, Elizabeth Syrcle, Frieda Pierce, Russell Earnst. Marjoiie Oitker, Beraice Tholen, Lyndell Welbourne, Carrie Wittikiend, Louise Funk. Hazel Mink, Elden Fesler, Vaden Rigg, Florean Parrack. Ernest Venicombe, Maxine Morley, Primrose Steams, La Veta Sedenvall, Elmo Staggs, Mary B. Sedeiwall, Clyde Preston, Lucy Inman, Julius Altman, Albertine Reynolds.
President: Maxine Morley
Vice-President: Mary Lee Hurt
Secretary: Eleanor Goodaie
Treasurer: Louise Funk
Class Colors -- Green and White
Junior Class History
In the fall of '25, half a hundred lads and lassies, fresh from the land of the Grades applied at the foot of the Tree of Knowledge. We immediately started our long climb, easily gaining the first branch by presenting our hard earned diplomas, and were enrolled as Freshmen, ambitious and full of dreams. The first task of our career was to choose a guide, which we did after two attempts, Miss Gerard being the victim. Zeke Hancock was elected President, and we followed our two leaders blindly, but faithfully, The Seniors entertained us at an initiation party, but hardly made us feel at home, for they put into our minds the ambition to become actors and actresses, We never saw the necessity of selecting class colors, until the Juniors did it for us at their party. They gave us green and white, which were so becoming that we took the hint and kept them, In our Sophomore year we took a great leap for the next branch, faithfully following our motto, "United we stand, divided we fall." Mr. Heffern was taken into our confidence to aid us in our great step and Mary Lee Huft was chosen President.
We did our bit in helping put over the Yr-rab by paying for the pages occupied by our "bright and shiny faces." This year a new idea was put into effect, instead of entertaining the whole school, we only had the privilege of giving the Freshmen the unforgotten experience we had undergone the year before, At this fete, Mr. Heffern was the official ice cream dipper It was in this year that we learned the meaning of the word "debt". Our ambitions were raised another degree when a film director, seeking stars, visited the school, and gave the Sophomores a great place in the Community picture. A great calamity befell the class when our honored sponsor was confined to his den with the scarlet fever.. Not many of our tribe escaped the ravages of German measles. As we reached for the third branch, the vivacious Carlisle came to our rescue and we grasped the branch more firmly. Maxine Morley was our- choice to preside over our meetings, so full of business. Twice we tried our ability in feeding the hungry multitude, and our class pocket-book became a very desirable possession. We launched all we had in the Popularity contest, sponsored by the Seniors, having Eleanor as our- choice. Although we didn't win, we put up a stiff fight. From our number, two staffs were chosen during the year, to edit the well known "Hub", that "sweet remembrances" of our high school days. A cast was chosen from our Tribe to represent our ideals, thoughts and feelings in our class play, "Seventeen." Our Junior days were ended, joyously and ceremoniously, with the farewell reception given to the Grand Old Seniors. Now we are looking forth to the broad view we shall have when the topmost branch is reached, for we shall soon be "Senior's" and "know that we know "
Mr. Newman, (Advisor), Josephine Main, Helen Mink, Frederick Staff, Esther Harnand, John Boyd, Alice Boyd, Maynard Kendall, Dorothy Harrison, Clyde Foster, Wilma Sykes, Lyndell Dieterle, Theron Logan, Gladys Morley, Louis Elliot, Ross Williams, Frieda Carroll, Margaret Six, Richards Hurt, Maiy Campbell, Iivin Campbell, Frank Hill, Wendall Hull, Pauline Schuhardt. Truman Oliver, Ruby Bale Johnston, George Hurt, Virgil Baker, Floience Parrack, Thomas Washington.
President: Josephine Main
Vice-President: Richards Hurt
Secretary - Treasurer: Helen Mink
Class Colors : Red and White
Class Flower: The Rose
Class Motto : "On the heights the air is purest,"
Sophomore Class History
Old Father Time sits in his worn, old chair, gazing into the crystal ball before him. As the ball darkens we hear his aged, cracked voice saying, "I see gay, carefree boys and girls, thirty-six in number, take up their sojourn in Barry High School. They are just as green as other Freshmen for one of them is found in the English IV. class, much to the delight (?) of Mrs Watson, "At their first class meeting. Miss Gerard is chosen the Class Advisor, and Margaret Six is President. Now they are making their debut at the Freshman-Sophomore party. Ha! What do I see? Ah! The flower of Romance is at last budding, and the flower bursts into bloom as the touching love letter, written to Oscar is read before the school. "As the year wanes, the Freshmen, through much effort succeeded in getting more magazine subscriptions than any other class. Now I behold some of them getting into the Declamatory contest, while many others take part in the Operetta, "Rings of the Saw dust,." "As time passes quickly, they became more and more experienced in the ways of life, as they strive to be on the Honor Roll, many succeeding. AH through the year their hearts are filled with gratitude for the kindness and help that Miss Syrcle has so freely given and they sadly part with her at the close of school. "They have another delightful party which they gave to the Sophomores. At last I behold them bursting from the doors of their Alma Mater, drinking in their long awaited vacation.," The old man's voice trailed off into silence. Presently his voice is heard anew: "Again I see a throng of happy juveniles entering Barry High and, on the whole, the group is sadclei, wiser and more stately than thev were at their first entrance to this temple, I see the sighing Furnace, with a dainty letter addressed to Miss Doyle, Kansas City, and I see a happy party in progress, where the Sophomores quite dazzle their successors, the Freshmen, At the head of the class is Josephine Main, while the Advisor is Mr, Russell Newman. "Now the group is busily engaged in getting votes for their class, earning money taxing the members and selling subscriptions for magazines. And low and behold! When the morning of a certain clay dawned, they have some fifty votes more than their closest competitor, and pictures of pretty, vivacious Helen Mink grace the page, as Barry High School's most popular girl. "One real sorrow comes to this gay group when one of the quietest and least assuming, most loyal member of the class is compelled to drop all school work. A bouquet of flowers is sent to the sick girl to express the admiration and sympathy of the class for Ruth Barnes, "I see three of this group as respected members of the High school orchestra, especially Miss Harrison and her Staff." Here his voice broke off as his hand, in a gesture touched the ball so that it rolled off the table, to the marble floor, Louis Elliott, Margaret Six, Wilma Sykes.
Frank A. Johnston, Joseph Sessel, Rena Mae Mink, Merill Kellum, Gladys Garber, Meredith Hull, Louisia Eckelberger, William Sparrow, Mary Gallaher, Beryl Harris, Vila DeJaynes, Meredith Kendall, Georgia Mae Gallaher, Yvonne Hull, Mr. Heffern, (advisor), William Preclmore, Aileen Reynolds, Leona Curry, Lemoyne Washington, Frances Moore, Dorthalyne Hancock, Theodore Seder-wall, Margaret Moore, Audrey Bullock, Walter DeHart, Lucile Yelton, Daisy Sparrow, Muil Smith, Lee Staggs, Paul Burdick, Lucile Hickman, Harry Johnson, Lucile Baker, Ethel Lewis, Edith Parrack, Festus McWorter.
Freshmen Class Officers
President: Joseph Sessel
Vice-President: Frank Albert Johnson
Secretary: Audrey Bullock
Treasurer: Rena Mae Mink
Class Colors: Blue and Gold
Class Flower: Lily of the Valley
Freshmen Class History
Early in the fall of '27 thirty eight students enrolled in B EL S., beginning their high school career as humble Freshmen. As soon as we became adjusted to our new way of life, we held our first class meeting and Joseph Sessel was elected President; Frank A. Johnson, Vice-President; Audrey Bullock, Treasurer; and Rena Mae Mink, Secretary. Mr. Heffern was chosen advisor to guard us against the disasters we understood could happen to unguided Freshmen. At Halloween time, we felt our importance greatly, as the Sophomores gave a party especially for us. The next most exciting event was the Popularity Contest, and we entered our candidate, Dorthalyne Hancock. Much to our disappointment, we didn't win. The class served lunch one day to obtain funds pledged to the Seniors, and to pay for our pages in the Yr-rab. In January the boys organized a basket ball team, and in March some of the girls went out for practice on the high school girl's team. At Valentine time we gave a party for the Sophomores and are surely glad it was a success. We ail hope to be together next year and we think we shall like the name of Sophomores.
Junior High - Eighth Grade
Lloyd Welbourne, Vail Van Wagoner, Homer Barnes, Wendall Royalty, Reginald Syrcle, Joe Myers Oitker, Charles Farmer, Hayes Walthers. Donald Hoskins, Carolyn Strubinger, Florence Harris, Helen Badgley, Mrs Margaret Hale, teacher, Cleta Boyd, Mildred Fitch, Thomas Vogelsang-Third row: Frank Hooper, Alfred Goodale, Crystal Woodworth, Nelson Oliver, Pauline Wittikiend, Evalyn Wright, Frances Gordon, Harold Hively, Eklen Webster, Elmo Webster, Loycl Curry, Royce Little, Ida May Gamble, Virginia Lee Logan, Charles McCarl, Dorothy Hart, Mary Frances Doyle, D. R. Watkins, Benjamin Parrick.
Junior High - Seventh Grade
Myron Hurt, Lozell Likes, Wayne Dieterle, Lyndon Quincy, Bill Watson, Hugh Hurt, Nolan Sykes, George LeRoy Butterfield. Marshal Grammer, Orpha Wright, Margie Bullock, Glenna Ruth Hart, Miss Leeds, Bessie Mae Fruit, Esther Fitch, Thelma Cunningham, Vera Sederwall, Tom McVay, John Gates, Tommy Staggs, Ella Lee Myers, Maxine Galiaher, Hester Miller, Hays Walther, Robert Harris, Gordon Miller, Rose Mary Boyd, Bernice Sessel, Elmo Berry, Kenneth Potter, Otteline Hinch, Mary Van Wagoner.
This has been Coach Ritchie's third season with the Barry High squad, and starting with an entir team of rookies, they made a very creditable showing, winning a majortiy of their games played, and finishing third in the Pike County Conference.
Truman Oliver, William Predmore, Leonard Mellon, Lyndell Welbourne, Frederick Staff, Merle Syvcle, Lyndell Dieterle, Mr. Ritchie (coach).
Thomas Royalty, Theron Logan, Howard McCarl, Charles Hazelrigg, Marshall Hancock, John Kuntz.
The squad is composed of a fine bunch of lads, who early in the season developed splendid team work. In practically every contest then opponents had a real battle to win. Much good material will be available next year, forcasting a successful season.
THE TEAM: Hazelrigg, C; Welborne, f; Maddox, f; Logan, f; Royalty, captain, g; McCarl, g; Kuntz, g; Hancock, f; Ritchie, Coach.
TOM ROYALTY ('28) (Captain) Guard. 113 Points. Royalty, playing his first full season for Barry, proved to be a flash. He was an exceptionally fast floor man, an excellent shot, and played a steady, all 'round, heady, game. This is Royalty's last year, and we'll miss him.
MARSHALL HANCOCK ('29) "Zeke" Forward. 145 Points. Zeke was high point man for the season, bagging 145 points. He is a splendid shot, and makes a specialty on close up ones. An opposing team has to guard him closely or Zeke is sure to loop them in bunches.
CHARLES HAZELRIGG ('28) "Charlie" Center. 37 Points. Hazelrigg, playing his first year' for Barry, also proved to be a "find". For a first year man, he put up a wonderful game at his position, He was a steady, reliable player, and was always in there doing his best. His work attracted much favorable comment, and he was generally conceded to be one of the best in the conference,
HOWARD McCARL ('28) "Mac" Guard, 34 Points. McCarl was a very valuable man on the team, playing a splendid game at his guard position. He was always on hand to break up a play, and it never came too thick nor too fast for him. He also had a habit of looping a goal consistently.
MADDOX ('28) "Dude" Forward. 23 Points, Maddox hails from Kinderhook. He is a seasoned player, and plays a steady, as well as heady brand of basket ball, and a dangerous shot at all times, having the ability to shoot accurately and quickly from the floor, Maddox only played in a few games in the second semester.
THERON LOGAN('30) "Red" Forward, 23 Points, Logan is another flash on the floor, as he keeps the opponents busy trying to follow him. He also plays a heady game, and passes the ball where it should go. Red should have a big season next year.
LYNDELL WELBOURNE ('29) "Pug" Forward. 32 Points. Welbourne is a fast man, playing with a hard drive, and with an accurate shooting eye, is a dangerous man who is liable to score at any time, Welbourne will be one of Barry's aces next year,
JOHN KUNTZ ('29) "Coonie" Guard, 6 Points, Kuntz only broke into a few games the past season, but he was a steady worker, with plenty of scrap, and was always ready to mix into the game whenever necessary.
PAYSON, 19; BARRY 13
Barry, with an entirely new team, and without a veteran carried over from last year, opened the season by losing to Payson by 19 to 13 score. The team had not had time to whip into shape by the opening game, but put up a fair battle,
BARRY, 21; HULL 11
The team went to Hull to play their second game of the season, taking the long end of a 21 to 11 score, and were never in danger from the opening whistle
BARRY, 15, NEW CANTON, 9.
Game number three brought New Canton to Barry, with the usual determination to win. The New Canton lads put up an excellent game during the first half, when the score was 8 to 6, However, Barry pulled away in the second half. Hancock was out of this game on account of illness, and Welbourne held clown his forward position.
BARRY, 25, GRIGGSVILLE, 24.
This game played on the Barry floor was an excellent one, resulting Barry, 25; Griggsville, 24, and as the score indicates was anybody's up to the last whistle. McCarl pulled one of his freak shots just before the final whistle,
BARRY, 25; PLEASANT HILL, 24
Pleasant Hill came up to Barry for the fifth game of the season, expecting to bag a victory with a lop-sided score, relying upon the fact that the Barry team was new and more or less inexperienced, while they trotted out a veteran bunch. However, Barry grabbed off another thrilling game by a one point margin, thereby upsetting the dope bucket considerably. The local lads played a fast, steady and consistent game, which carried them through on the long side. It gave the fans quite a thrill to watch Royalty's clever dribbling through the giant team's defense.
BARRY, 20; WAVERLY, 17.
After defeating Pleasant Hill, Barry next took on the Waverly, 111. team, which is coached by Eugene Mellon, a former B. H. S. graduate and star athlete at Illinois College. This was an excellently played game, fast and furnished the spectators one of the best games of the season. Being Alumni night, a large crowd was on hand to see the game, which Barry won 20 to 17.
PAYSON, 32; BARRY, 17,
Barry went to Payson for the return game, and lost for the second time by the score of 32 to 17 The Barry squad was off form on both offense and defense.
BARRY, 32; HULL, 13.
The return game with Hull was played at Barry, and was won 32 to 13. Barry improved considerably in this game, and did some excellent work. Welbourne scored 12 points in this game.
BARRY, 35; KINDERHOOK, 17.
This game was played at Kinderhook, Barry getting away to a slow start, but finishing strong.
BARRY, 27; NEW SALEM, 11.
New Salem came here for the next game, which was better than the score would indicate, as a good brand of team work was shown.
PITTSFIELD, 25; BARRY, 19.
Again the dope bucket was upset by Barry losing to Pittsfield on the latter floor by the score 25 to 19. Barry got away to a slow start, owing to inability to locate the basket in the first half, while Pittsfield gained a rather big lead Barry came back with a rush in the second half, out-playing their rivals and finishing strong, but there was not enough time left to overcome the early lead held by Pittsfield.