The Nautilus - 1931 
Eureka Township High School
Eureka, Illinois
Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
transcribed & formatted by D. Whitesell



To Griff L. Lathrop

Who has been instructor of music duriing the lst two years, we, the Class of 1931,
do respectfully dedicate this number of the Nautilus.

MR. LATHROP

Mr. Lathrop, who has been with us since 1929, has had wide experience in music. He graduated from Findlay College, Findlay, Ohio, in 1922. He was also a student at the American Conservatory, Fountainbleau, S. et. M., France, and Ohio State University. He received his Master's Degree from the Detroit Institute of Musical Art, Detroit, Michigan, in 1931.

He taught at North Baltimore, Ohio, High School in 1921-22. He was Director of (Music at Muskingum College in 1924-25, and at Skokie School, Winnetka, Illinois, in 1925-27. In 1927 he came to Eureka College School of Music and he became Supervisor of Music for the Eureka Public Schools in 1929.

He has successfully put on our musical activities during the last two years and we certainly appreciate the untiring effort he has put forth.


Eureka High School Nautilus


BACCALAUREATE


Baccalaureate was held on Sunday evening, May 31, at 7 :30 o'clock, in the Christian church auditorium. Forty of us in caps and gowns, rather doubtful as to whether or not they would "stick'' were led in by Gordon Burton. Several hymns were sung, a responsive reading and the Scripture reading were given, and the chorus "Sanctus" from "Moffe Solonelle" by Gounod, with a solo by Mrs. Gunn, was sung by the choir. Rev. George Burns of the Presbyterian church delivered the address. His theme was "The Call and the Answer." He brought out the thought that each of us has a place to fill in the world, and, in spite of the many voices which call to us, we should be careful to make the right choice.

Before the services began, we met in the study hall to practice for Commencement. Some of the dignified Seniors forgot their caps and gowns, but Mr. Stumpf kindly brought them down. The practice took a little longer than was expected, and for a minute we thought we were going to be late, but we marched in just on time. In spite of the fact that one of our number was slightly tardy, everything went off beautifully.
Miss Beck comes to us as a graduate of Litchfield High School and has an a. B. degree from the Eureka College.  She has also attended summer sessions at the I. S. N. U., University of Chicago, and the University of Wisconsin.  She has been at the head of the English dept. here for the past five years.
Her association with the Class of '31 began in 1928, when she was named as one of our Sophomore advisers.  She retained this position throughout our Junior and Senior years.  It was largely through her efforts and sincere cooperaton that we have successfully passed many crises. Her relations with us have been so helpful that we almost consider her a member of the class.  Miss Beck literally "put over" our two class plays, "A Lucky Break" as Juniors and "Clarence" in our Senior year.
Our close association with her as a class will be ended but we feel sure that, as individuals, we will have many fond recollections.  We are certain that the classes to follow which have Miss Beck as an adviser will benefit by her ability, as in her own words, "to sort of look after things" as she has done for us.

Mr. Farr

We, of the Senior Class, wish to express our appreciation to our Senior adviser, Mr. Farr.

Any class to whom he is a future adviser may fuel themselves quite fortunate. His suggestions have always helped us in class and committee meetings. Any time we have called on him he has been willing to help us.

Mr. Farr attended college at Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, receiving the S. B. degree.

The first teaching position he held was part time teaching at Oskaloosa. The next was at the Vermilion Academy in the eastern pail of Illinois, where he was principal for three years. From there he came to us.

He is taking post-graduate work at the University of Michigan; his work there is in Zoology. This year Biology, Advanced Biology, and Chemistry are taught by him. Last year he taught General Science in the 8th grade.

The Scouts of Eureka have him as Scout Master.

As our parting wishes to our friend and adviser, we wish Mr.
Farr a successful future.

Commencement


Our Commencement was held on Mondayy evening, June 1, 1931, at 8:15 o'clock,  Not at all daunted by the experience of the evening before, we again tried to make our caps stay on.  After we once got up on the stage, we forgot the caps and tried to look dignified.

The address was delivered by Dr. R. E. Hieronymus, former president of Eureka College, now of the University of Illinois.  Dr. Hieronymus was also a speaker at the dedication of our High School building four years ago.  His theme was "Realizing Our Ideals."  Dr. Hieronymus said that no matter what the handicaps in life might be, we should strive to realize our ideals.  He discussed the development of free high school education, which has come to be for "all the children of all the people," instead of for "some of the children of some of the People."  He quoted statistics to show how many students are yearly taking advantage of this step toward the realization of their ideals.  Dr. Hieronymus proved to the audience that he had a sense of humor by illusrating (sic) his points with funny stories.

The most important time of all came when we received our diplomas.  They were enclosed in beautiful green folders on which our names were printed in gold letters.  Everyone was rather hesitant about making the long walk across the front of the stage, but we all got across all right.

Virginia Ball won first honors with an average of 93.25, and Ferne Smith won second with an average of 93.09.

The class was the largest ever to graduate from Eureka High, with a class roll of forty.  It was the first class to graduate which had spent four years in the new building.

The complete program follows"
March, from "Athalia,"...Mendelssohn
String Trio
Address, "Realizing Our Ideals"...Dr. R. E. Hieronymus, University of Ill.
"Low, How a Rose E;er Blooming"...Praetroius'
"In the Gloaming"...Harrison
Eureka Colleg Quartet
Presentation of Diplomas, Dr. Wm. D. Madison
President of Board of Education
Benediction...Rev. Geo. Burns

Seniors
(* Work incomplete.)

HOWARD DYAR
"Dyar"
Orchestra (3) (4); Band (2) (3) (4); Boys' Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); Voice Contestant (2) (3) (4); "Wishing; Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1) ; "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4). "A gentleman makes no noise."

ELIZABETH EWING
"Boo"
Nautilus Staff (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Clarence" (4); Band (4); Orchestra (1) (2) (3) (4); Glee Club (1) (2) (3) ,(4); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4); Girl Reserve Pres. (4); Stunt Show (1); Pres. Lincoln Society (4); County and District Piano Representative (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies (1); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); "Down Petticoat Lane" (8); Bradley Piano Contest (3); Class Vice Pres. (2); "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4). "Versatility, that is my motto."

CARL PLOPPER
Peoria two years.
Hand (3) (4); Glee Club (3) (4); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates Feasance" (4); "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4). "The way to have a friend is to be one."

EDNA ULRICH
"Eddie"
Girls' Basketball (2) (3) (4); French Play (4); Stunt Show (4); Debate (3); Captain of Debate Team (4); Nautilus (4); Public Speaking Class Plays (4); College Play Producing Class Play (2 ).  "Good taste is the lower of good sense."



DOROTHY DAVIDSON
Band (3)  (4); Orchestra (3)  (4); Girl Reserve (2) (3); Vice Pres. (4); Girls' Class Basketball (4); Stunt Show (1); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3).  "Simplicity is a jewel rarely found."



WALTER BLUNIER
"Walt"
"Lucky Break" (3); Agricultural Essay Contest (4); Corn Club (1) (2) (3) (4); Poultry Club (3; (4).   "To live long, it is necessary to live slowly."



FERNE SMITH
Nautilus Staff (3); Editor (4); Essay (2); AH French Play (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Sec't Girl Reserve (3); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4); All School Play (3); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3); Lincoln Spelling Team (4); Glee Club (I); Stunt Show (1); Girls' Interclass Basketball (1) (2) (3); Class Pres. (3); Class Sec't (2).  "Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence."

DOROTHY SCHEID
"Dot"
Nautilus (1) (3) (4); Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Girls' Basketball (1); Class Sect (1); Pres. (2); Vice Pros. (4); Sect Girl Reserve (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Roosevelt Vice Pres. (4).  "Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicator
fine qualities."

HAROLD ORTH
"Pedro"
Nautilus (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Football (2) (3) (4); Basketball (1) (2) (3) (4); Stunt Show (1); Track (2); Class Pres. (4); Vice Pres. (1) ; Corn Club (1) (2); Boys' State Farm School (2) ; "Maids and Middies" (1); "Wishing Well" (2); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Lincoln Basketball (4).  "As merry as the day is long."

CELESTIA WAGNER
"Les"
Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); "Pirates of Penzance" (4) ; "Iolanthe" (3); 'Wishing Well" (2).  "Good humor is always a success."

ALITA DYAR
"Lucky Break" (3); Nautilus (3) (4); "Pirates Penzanco" (4); Declamation (1) (4); Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4); Piano Contestant (3) (4); Public Speaking Class Plays (3); Girls' Basketball (1) (2) (3); Stunt Show (1); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3); Oration (3); Lincoln Spelling Team (4); "Iolanthe" (3); ' Maids and Middies" (1); "Wishing Well" (2).  "Feeling loves a subdued light."

RALPH BURTON
"Red"
Basketball (2) (3) (4); Football (1) (2) (3) (4); Track (2) (3) (4); Interclass Basketball (1).  "All the women in the world  wouldn't make me
lose one hour."

JOYCE COCKERELL
"Joy"
"Lucky Break" (3); Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Girl Reserve  (2)   (3)   (4); Girls' Basketball  (2) (3) (4) ; "Iolanthe" (3); "Maids and Middies" (1); "Wishing Well" (2); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3).  "Vivacity is the health of the spirit."

FRANK SUMNER
"Snake"
Voice Contestant (4); Glee Club (l) (2) (3); French Play (4); "Lucky Break" (3); "Clarence" (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1); Nautilus (3); Football (1) (2) (3) (4);
Basketball (2) (3) (4); Track (1) (2) (3) (4); Golf (3) (4).   "Faithfulness and sincerity first of all."

IRVING CHENOWETH
"Chenny"
Nautilus (1) (4); Football (1) (2) (3) (4); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); "Clarence" (4); All French Play (4); Essay (4); "Why Chimes Rang (3) (4); Lincoln Vice Pres. (4).  "To talk without effort is, after all, the great charm of talking."

EDITH LUDWIG
"Edee"
Nautilus (3); Band (2) (3) (4); Glee Club (1); Girl Reserve (2); Girls' Basketball   (2); "Down Petticoat Lane" (8); Typing Contest (2).  "The mildest manners and the gentlest heart."

KENNETH BUCHER
Washington three years.  Contestant in Voice (4); Boys' Glee  Club (4); French Play (4); Roosevelt Spelling Team (4); "Why the Chimes Rang"  (4); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Public Speaking Class Plays (4); Debate (4).  "I'll not budge an inch."

DOROTHY HINNEN
"Dort"
"Lucky Break" (3); Nautilus (4); Poultry Club (2) (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Girls' Basketball (3) (4); Commercial Contest (4); Stunt Show (1).  "Health and cheerfulness make real beauty."

VIRGINIA BALL
"Gin"
Business Mgr. Nautilus (3); Nautilus Stan" (2) (4); "Clarence" (4); ''Lucky Break" (3); "Wishing Well" (2); ''Maids and Middies" (1); Glee Club (1) (2); Class Basketball (1) (2) (3); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4); All French Play (4); Stunt Show (1); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3).  "A keen spirit seizes the prompt occasion."

BRUCE BENNETT
"B. C."
Orchestra (3) (4); Band (3); Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); Voice Contestant (2) (3); All School Play (8) J Nautilus (3) (4); "Lucky Break" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1); Class Sect (3); "Why
the Chimes Rang" (3) (4); Corn Club (1) (2).  "Sir, your wit ambles well; it goes easily."

MARGARET HEISER*
Goodfield two years.  Glee Club (3) (4); "Pirates of Penzance" (4).  "Industriousness is a fine trait."

GLADYS DARNELL
"Glad"
Three years at Roanoke.  "Down Petticoat Lane" (3).
"Softness of smile indicates softness; of character."

DELBERT McCLOUD
"Finnagan"
Football (3) (4); Basketball (2) (3) (4); Roosevelt Basketball (4); Stunt Show (1).  "A man that blushes isn't quite a brut a."

MABEL HONEG
"Mabe"
"Clarence" (4); Poultry Club (2); Band (2) (3) (4); Nautilus (4); Commercial Contest (4).  "Responsibility walks Land in hand with capacity

ELDON CORBIN
Leroy two years.
Orchestra (4); Band (3) (4); Boys' Glee Club (3) (4) ; French Play (4) ; Public Speaking- Class Plays (4); Football (3) (4); Roosevelt Spelling Team (4); Oration (4); "Clarence" (4); "Lucky Break" (3) ; "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4); Debate (3); Captain (4).  "It is of no use running; to set out betimes is the main point."

CHARLES BLANKINSHIP
"Red"
Roosevelt Spelling Team (4); Cheer Leader (2); Nautilus (2) (3) (4); "Clarence" (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Band (2); Orchestra (1) (2); InterClass Basketball (3) (4); Glee Club (1); Public Speaking Class Plays (3); Class Vice Pres. (3);  "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4); football (3) (4); Track (2) (3) (4); Basketball (3) (4).  "Better late than never."

BERNICE HEIKEN
"Bernie"
Glee Club (2) (1); Poultry Club (2) (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4).  "The blushing beauties of a modest maid."

VERNON DAVIS
"Jake"
Secor two years.  "It is a friendly heart that has plenty of friends."

KATHRYN PLOPPER
Peoria two years.
Glee Club (3); AH French Play (3); Debate (4).  "Neatness is the crowning grace of womanhood."

CHESTER RENNER
"Chet"
Basketball (3) (4); Tennis (2) (3) (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Cheer Leader (3).  "Oh I This learning, what a thing it is."

GLADYS WUETHRICH
"Glad"
"Lucky Break" (3); Glee Club (2) (3); Girl Reserve (2); Stunt Show (1); Poultry Club (1) (2) (3)   (4); Commercial Contest (2)   (4); Roosevelt Spelling Team (4); Girls' Basketball (2).  "Patience and gentleness is power."

ELTON JONES
Secor Two years.  "Men of cold passion have quick eyes."


EMERSON LEYS
"Jud"
"Lucky Break" (3); French Play (4); All School Play (3); Stunt Show (I) ; Class Soc't (4): Roosevelt Sec't (4).  "It is tranquil people who accomplish much."

ETHEL ASPEL
"Hud"
Band (3); Girls' Basketball (1) (2) (3) (4); Roosevelt Basketball (4); 4-H Club (2) (3) (4).  "A blithe heart makes a blooming visage."

HOWARD BROWN
"Brownie"
Football (3) (4).  "A sunny temper fills the edges of life's blackest clouds."
ROBERT TOMB
"Sparry"
Nautilus (1); "Clarence" (4); "Lucky Break" (3); Orchestra (1) (2) (S); Glee Club (1) (2) (3) (4); lnterclass Basketball (1) (2) (3) (4); Tennis (4); Track (3) (4); Stunt Show (1); Public Speaking- Class Plavs (4); "Wishing Well" (2); "Maids and Middies" (1); "Iolanthe" (3); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4); Voice Contestant (2)   (3) (4).
"I am tipsy with laughing."

WILLIAM MAJOR*
"Binney"
Nautilus (4); Football (1) (2) (3) (4); Public Speaking Class Plays (3); Glee Club (3); "Pirates of Penzance"  (4); "Why the Chimes Rang" (3) (4) ; Lincoln Officer (4); Class Pres. (1) (4).  "Fortune befriends the bold."

DAVID ALLEN*
"Doc"
Secor two years.  Track (4); football (4); Future Farmer's Club (3).  "Common sense is very uncommon."

CHARLES CLAY
"Chuck"
Glen Ellyn two years; Peoria one.  French Play (4); "Pirates of Penzance" (4); Voice-Contestant (4).  "Good humor makes all things tolerable."

ROBERT POTTS
"Pirates of Penzance" (4).  "Put what is woman? Only one of nature's agreeable blunders." 

RUTH COMPTON
"Prof"
Business Mgr. of Nautilus (4); "Luckey Break" (3); "Clarence" (4); Orchestra (1) (2) (3) (4); Glee Club (1)  (2)  (3)  (4); Girl Reserve (2) (3) (4) ; Girls' Inter Class Basketball (l) (2) (3) (4); Tennis (3); Stunt Show (1); Sec't Girl Reserve (4); "Iolanthe" (3); "Maids and Middies" (1); "Wishing Well" (2); "Down Petticoat Lane" (3) ; Lincoln Spelling; Team (4); Girls' Intersociety Basketball (4).  "Her hair is not more sunny than her heart."

ALLEEN KRUBAKER
"B-baker"
Nautilus (1) (2)  (3); "Clarence" (3); Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Girl Reserve (1) (2) (3); All School Play (2); Public Speaking Class Plays (3); "Iolanthe" (2); "Pirates of Penzance" (3); Voice Contestant in County (2) (3) and in District (3); ' Why the Chimes Rang" (2) (3); "Wishing Well" (2) ; Girls' Basketball (1) (2) (3); "Down Petticoat Lane" (2).  "To do easily what is difficult for others is a mark of talent."

Junior-Senior Banquet

If any body wanted to see a lovely sight the night of May 22, all he had to do was to go to the High School gym and peep in the doors. The scheme that was used in decorating and also in the menu, was Japanese. One half of the gym was partitioned off with white lattice work, covered with cherry blossoms. In this space dinner was served. In the other half, very prettily decorated with streamers and lattice work, the dancing was done. Of course this end of the gym was decorated by the celebrated Sullivan orchestra. The color scheme was pink, green, and white. The dinner was served by Sophomore girls appropriately dressed in dresses in pastel shades.   The menu was:
Japanese Ambrosia
Veal Oysters Potato Balls, String Beans, Rolls Fiji Salad, Glorified Rice,        Sponge Pagodas, Mocha Yokohama Nuts.
Along with the dinner, all guests got lovely programmes in orchid and silver. There were approximately one hundred present, including students, teachers, and teachers' wives.

The program was as follows:
Gordon Burton, Toastmaster
Welcome...................................... Martha Plank
Response........................................ Harold Orth
Contralto Solo......................... ..... Ellen Kesler
Baritone Solo ................................ Mr. Lathrop
Talk.................................................. Mr. Moore
Trombone Solo ................... Kenneth Carr



An Appreciation

As lack of space in the Senior number of the Nautilus prevents the photographs of all the faculty members from being included, the Senior class wish at this time to express their sincere appreciation to all the faculty members. We especially appreciate the help teachers gave us as class advisers. We thank Miss McCluggage and Mr. Scheid, our Freshman advisers, Miss Beck, and Mr. Smith, (who is now teaching in Indiana), Miss Beck and Mr. Kesler, our Junior advisers and Miss Beck and Mr. Farr, our Senior advisers. We also wish to thank Mr. Moore for all the help and advice he has given us. To the other teachers who have helped us in every way possible we extend an appreciation of their help and best wishes.

Senior Prophecy
May 81, 1961-The Thirtieth Annual Reunion of the Class of 1931 was held last night in the Eureka Township High School Gymnasium. I have written this account of the arrivals and had it printed for the benefit of all members and friends of this class who would like to have it as a reminder of what occupations their old classmates are now engaged in.   Here it is.

The first arrivals were those three old comrades, Bernice Heiken, Mabel Honeg, and Dorothy Hinnen. Mabel and Bernice are now waiting on tables in David Allen's new restaurant, the Greasy Spoon. Dorothy, who was married soon after leaving school, helps her husband on his milk route.

Right behind them came Elton Jones, the Wizard of Secor, who left his huge laboratories and experiments to attend, Carl Plopper and Vernon Davis, both of whom are reputed to have made tremendous fortunes on the stock market, Senator K. I. Bueher, and Representative Eldon Corbin. Senator Bucher and Representative Corbin flew from Washington in the Senator's palatial flying yacht especially so as to be present here last night.

Then came Ferne Smith, publicity manager for Elizabeth Ewing, who is hailed in theatrical circles as a second Polly Moran and the greatest character actress on the silver screen. Ferne explained that Elizabeth could not come because she was in the midst of the production of a picture starring her and Virginia Ball. Virginia, it is said, looks and acts very much like Marie Dressier did thirty years ago.

Following  Ferne, came Alieen Brubaker, the opera and concert singer, Alita Dyar, her accompanist, Joyce Cockerell, the well known stage comedienne, and Howard (Nose-Dive) Dyar, champion flag-pole sitter.

As they were entering, a burst of machine-gun fire was heard and the shrill scream of a police siren split the night, and who should burst into the room but Harold (Big Shot) Orth, the czar of Chicago gangland, followed by his body-guards, Robert Tomb, Chester Renner, and Delbert McCloud. The Eureka police force, commanded by and composed of Howard Brown, tried to throw them out, but Senator Bucher delivered a lengthy oration and persuaded Howard to let Harold and his men stay until the end of the reunion.

Ralph Burton, owner of a chain of barber shops and master barber himself, entered during the confusion, accompanied by his friend, Dr. Charles Clay, eye, ear, nose and throat specialist.

Then Admiral Blankinship cruised in, followed by the fleet of rowboats he brought up Walnut Greek with him; Gladys Wuethrich, channel swimmer, and her trainer, Ruth Compton.

Following in their wake, came Celestia Wagner, Edna Ulrich, Gladys Darnell, Dorothy Davidson, and Kathryn Plopper, the organizers of a new Prohibition Reform Party, and Dorothy Schied, editor of the Woodford County Astonisher, the best known scandal sheet in Central Illinois.
Frank Sumner, janitor of the High School, having finished his labors, then made his appearance.

Bruce Bennett and Walter Blunier, farmers near Eureka, were unable to come because they had to get the rhubarb crop planted. Ethel Aspel could not attend because he was, and still is, very ill with acute indigestion contracted by stepping on a banana peel at the top of a stairway. All flowers sent to her will he greatly appreciated.   Edith Ludwig, a missinary in Mexico, expressed her regret for not being able to come, but she said she was nimble to leave her work of trying to end revolution mere.

And now that  I have finished telling the important facts about every one else in the class, I shall introduce myself.  I am Irving Chenoweth and I died of heart failure when the world came to an end back in 1938.


Class Will

We, the members of the Senior Class of 1981, do hereby declare our last will and testament, revoking all former wills, as being the following:
Upon the school board and faculty of K. T. EL S., we the Class of '31 leave the effects of our four years in High School.

Ethel Aspel leaves her high-powered Chevrolet sedan to Pearl Darnell.
Alleen Brubaker leaves her naturally curly hair to Wanda Crosman.
To Stanley Goebel, Virginia Ball leaves her ability to act.
Joyce Cockerell leaves to Sam Harrod, her surplus weight.
Ruth Compton bequeaths her fiddle to Roy Blunier.
Gladys Darnell leaves her high-heeled shoes to Russell Carr.
Dorothy Davidson wills her knowledge of Advanced Biology to Bill Madlinger, for use in that class next year.
Alita Dyar leaves her crimson hair to Frank Nickel, to be used as a wig in his old age.
Elizabeth Ewing leaves her musical ability to William Davis.
Bernice Heiken wills her deep voice to Christian Bradle.
Dorothy Hinnen leaves her tri-colored curls to Heinie Strombcrger.
Mabel Honeg leaves her slender form to Alvina Adams.
Edith Ludwig wills her boy friends to Marie Klaus.
Kathryn Plopper wills her debate sweater to Maurice McGuire.
Dorothy Scheid bequeaths her loud, boisterous ways to George Robinson.
Feme Smith leaves a string of 96's to Margaret Heiser.
Edna Ulrich leaves her place on the debate team to Arthur Noe.
Celestia Wagner wills her brilliancy in Advanced Biology to Catherine McKeever.
Gladys Weuthrich wills her short stature to the diminutive Shirley Waggoner.
To Ralph Davis, the other citizen of Secor,
David Allen leaves one Chevrolet coupe, in order that Ralph may get to town now and then.
Bruce Bennett leaves his ability to lecture for forty minutes on one-third of a page of material, to Camilla Clausen.
Charles Blankinship leaves his sports writing ability to all future athletic editors of the Nautilus, in order that accurate accounts of athletic
activities will be published.
To his brother Henry, Walter Blunier hands down the family chariot, the blue Overland with the silent motor.
Howard Brown wills his appreciation of American literature to Mildred Wissel.
Kenneth Bucher leaves one first class bicycle to Charles Sullivan.
Ralph Burton leaves his golden locks to Clinton  Potts.
Charles Clay wills his tubercular laugh  to Ardith Camby.
Irving Chenoweth leaves his American history book under his chair in the class room, in its usual place.
Eldon Corbin bequeaths his knowledge of Chemistry to Ruth Bechtel.
Vernon Davis leaves his loud to Beulah Ulrich, so that she may be next year's cheerleader.
Since Eldora Price is so fond of large ears, Howard Dyar leaves her his.
Elton Jones leaves those beautiful side-burns to Maurice McGuire.
Jud Leys leaves to Bernadine Mann the fastest pair of legs ever in good old  T H. S.
Delbert McCloud leaves his boisterous laugh to Margaret Heiken, so that she give the horse laugh to any one who gives too long a speech in general ex.
Harold Orth leaves his ability as a fighter to Margaret Ulrich. She will be the Senior bouncer next year.
Carl Plopper leaves his ability as a passionate  lover to Margaret Van Fossen.
Charles Renner leaves a wicked right arm and a tennis racket to Martha Plant, who tries so hard to learn.
Frank Sumner leaves his tall stature  to Lorene Boyer, so she does not have to lean over so far to whisper.
Robert Potts has a Ford to leave to somebody.
It is Lois Armstrong. She will use her Armstrong  starter.
Robert Tomb will leave a good fishing pole to the biology department.


Class Night

The Class Night Program was given Wednesday evening, May 27, in the High School auditorium. The program was changed so often that the one we finally gave was quite different from the one we had planned originally.

The numbers on the program were introduced by Edna Ulrich. The first was the Class Will, by Robert Tomb and Chester Renner, and read by Kenneth Bucher.

Then Irving Chenoweth read the Prophecy, which he had written.

This was followed by some music played by Dorothy Davidson on the trombone. Next, Ferne Smith read the History, which been written by Bruce Bennett. The Class Poem, written and read by Dorothy Davidson, was the last number on this part of the program.

The next part of the program consisted of a group of impersonations of teachers by members of the class, Mr. Gallaspie was impersonated  by Harold Orth, Miss Smith by Ferne Smith, Miss McCluggage by Dorothy Scheid,

Miss Rhoadarmer by Dorothy Hinnen, Miss Beck by Virginia Ball, Miss Roger, by Kathryn Plopper, Mr. Scheid by Burce Bennett, Mr. Kesler by Irving Chenoweth, Mr. Farr by Eldon Corbin, and Mr. Moore by Kenneth Bucher. Music for this group was given Alitai Dyar and Alleen Brubaker.

We forgot to present the key to the Junior Class but no one thought of it until several days after.

Class History

On September 5, 1927, a series of broadcasts were begun over station ETHS by group of
artists and performers representing a class new to the world. The sponsors of their first programs were Mr. Scheid and Miss McCluggage, with William Major announcer. The programs were mostly educational features but were livened up by a few parties. By the end of May, a three month vacation was welcomed and desired by all the performers.

In September broadcasting was again resumed. Some of the former performers have decided to drop out of our company and our number was somewhat smaller.
T
he second year the program was sponsore by Mr. Smith and Miss McCluggage, with Dorothy Scheid announcing, The broadcast continued with a few humorous situation scattered in. And again came a big vacation for all.

When we returned to the studios of ETHS the third year, there were again changes in our numbers.   Ina Bachman had left our company to join an older one.   A few had permanently left us and we again had some promising new talent, among whom wore Kathryn and Carl Plopper, Eldon  Corbin, Elton Jones, Gladys
Darnell, David Allen, Vernon Davis. The sponsors this year wore Miss Beck and Mr. Kesler, with Ferne Smith announcing. The educational programs were again varied and this time with larger undertakings.   On Jan. 25, "A Lucky Break" was given, then quite a bit later, on May 17, an older group, the Seniors, were guest
artists and we held the Junior-Senior Banquet.

The fourth and final year of our broadcastings, found us with renewed vigor, ambitions and aspirations. The sponsors were Miss Beck and Mr. Farr, with first "Wee Willie" Major and then "Pedro" Orth acting as announcers.

We added to our company Charles Clay, Alleen Brubaker, and Kenneth Bucher. By this time, we all felt at home in the studios of ETHS and we all looked forward to a cheerful year.

On May 15, "Clarence" was presented, under the direction of Miss Beck, and was pronounced a success by everyone.

On May 22, we were guest artists at a banquet given to us by "The Juniors" and we enjoyed ourselves immensely.

On May 31, we met together for Baccalaureate, and on June 1, we permanently broke up our old company.

Our venture as a group in the held of broadcasting is over. We hope that it has been an inspiration and example to those who are treading the "straight and narrow but satisfying" path after us. Although this is the end of our companionship as a group, we hope to meet together from time to time and renew old friendships.

What We Will Do
Charles Blankinship .............................. College
J. Emerson Leys .................................... College
Irving Chenoweth .................................. College
Kenneth I. Bucher ................................ College
Carl Plopper............................................College
Walter Blunier................................ Farm Work
Chester Renner ...................................... College
William Major ...................................... College
Gladys Darnell ........................ Nurses Training
Dorothy Scheid...................................... College
Kathryn Plopper .................................... College
Dorothy Davidson ............ Commercial Illustrating
Alleen Brubaker .................................... College
Harold Orth ............................................ College
Elton Jones.................................... Radio School
Ralph Burton .................................... Uncertain
Eldon Corbin .......................................... College
Joyce Cockerell ............ Beauty Culture School
Robert S. Tomb ......................................College
Gladys Wuethrich ........................ Office Work
Charles Clay ...................................... Uncertain
Vernon Davis .................................... Uncertain
Howard brown .................................. Uncertain
David Allen ........................................ Uncertain
Mabel Honeg ....... Stenographer or Nurses Training
Edith Ludwig ....................... College
Howard Dyar ...................... College
Dorothy Hinnen .................Stenographer or Nurses Training
Bernice Heiken ..............Office Work or Business College Training
Edna Ulrich ................... Office Work
Celestia Wagner ...................... Nurses Training
Alita Dyar ................... College
Feme Smith ......................... College
Elizabeth Ewing .................. College
Ethel Aspel Stenographer or Nurses Training
Robert Potts ...................... Work
Virginia Ball ................ College
Ruth Compton .................... College
Frank Sumner............... Work, College
Bruce Bennett ................. College
Delbert McCloud ................ Work
Margaret Heiser .. Nurses Training

 

Staff, 1930-1931
Editor..............................................Ferne Smith
Assistant Editor............................... Alita Dyar
Business Manager ...................... Rruth Compton
Assistant Business Manager .... Dorothy Scheid
Circulation Manager...................... Harold Orth
Athletic Editor..................Charles Blankinship
Assistant Athletic Editor..........Samuel Harrod
Proof Reader .............................. Martha Plank
Exchange Editor ............................Edna Ulrich
Joke Editor............................Irving Chenoweth
Senior Editor.............................. Bruce Bennett
Junior Editor ................................ Ruth Bechtel
Sophomore Editor......................Orimae Corbin
Freshman Editor............................ Helen Smith
Junior High Editor................ Rachel Kaufman
Contributing Editor...................... Virginia Ball
Contributing Editor................ Alleen Brubaker
Contributing Editor.....................Robert Tomb
Typist ...................................... Elizabeth Ewing
Typist ............................................ Mabel Honeg
Typist ........................................ Dorothy Hinnen
Faculty Advisers.......... Miss Smith, Mr. Kesler

Staff, 1931-1932
Editor ...................... Martha Hank
Assistant Editor.................... Ruth Bechtel
Business Manager .................... Samuel Harrod
Assistant Business Manager .... Gordon Burton
Circulation Manager ........ Robert Blankinship
Assistant Circulation Manager .... Clyde Bradle
Athletic Editor.....................James Riley
Assistant Athletic Editor ................. Jay Tomb
Proof Reader ............... Orimae Corbin
Exchange Editor ...................... Alvina Adams
Joke Editor............................ Maurice McGuire
Senior Editor....................Catherine McKeever
Junior Editor.................... Ruth Smith
Sophomore Editor.......................... Helen Smith
Contributing Editor ........ Minnie Marie Ewing
Contributing Editor ............ Bernadine Hagan
Contributing Editor ................ Virginia Harrod
Typist ......................... Ardith Camby
Typist ......................... Beulah Ulrich
Typist .......................... Eldora Price

A. L. Wargo
Eureka Printing and Stationery Co.
New York Life Sepcial Agent, Loren P. Kesler, Eureka
Fast Color Prints - The M. & B. Merc Co.
H. C. Brown Groceries and Bakery
M. E. Wright - Furniture, Rugs, Linoleum
Electri Shop Shop - F. S. Madlinger
Men's Spring Hats - Otto Wagner
Pifer Hardware Co.
B. H. Schumacher - Jeweler

Mishler Bros. - Groceries
O. E. Corbin - Dealer in Smoked Meats & Poultry
Youngman's - Shoe Wear
Klaus Radio & Electric Company
J. H. Leys - Groceries & Bakery
Jackson Keenan Co. - Sporting Goods
Dr. N. Melaik - Dentist
The Larkin Store - Marie Hirstein, Mgr.
Deck Motor Co.
Petroleum Products Co. - P. L. Shepherd, Prop.
E. G. Reynolds - Pressing

"Red Hots" - J. M. Allen
Texaco - Steider Service Station
Spalding - F. B. Stumpf
Eureka Hardware Co. - John DeWilde
Marshall & Lightfoot - Service Station
The Pyke Studio - Protraits

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