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-•r <m«m "*<<<•*>*>.*+**•>•■»,<)&>■**■■ Those Tough Tests RED and BLUE Extremely Difficult Examinations GOOD NEWS WELL TOLD J Vol. VII Alliance, Ohio, January 28, 1927 No. 9 Seniors Hear Inspiring Baccalaureate Sermon Rev. Zechiel Contrasts Life With House; Urges Seniors To Build Firm Foundation The Seniors, according to thc usual custom, attended the Baccalaureate Service held at the first M. E. Church, Sunday evening January 23. Mr. Stanton read the scripture. Mildred Diser, Esther Kean and Ruth Oberman sang a trio during the taking of the collection. Dr. Dieterich, Rev. Parry and Rev. Sommerlatte offered prayers. Rev. Zechiel of the Immanuel Reform ed church delivered the address, which centered around the idea that one's life is similar to a house in which he must live. He urged the graduates to build their houses on a firm and lasting foundation by developing a sound mind, healthy body, a charitable feeling towards others, and trust in God. The Girls Glee club of Alliance High School sang a special number and ied the congregation in the singing of the hymns. 12A Class Enjoys Colonial Banquet Party Held At Womans Club Faculty Members Receive Gifts The Senior Banquet was held Tuesday Evening at the Woman's Club. About fifty-five members of the 12A class and a number of the faculty were present. The party was in colonial fashion. The girls that served wore Martha Washington dresses. The tables were prettily decorated with pink and white. Ray Reighart, the toast master, served in a very capable manner. Clever and amusing toasts were given by John Boyle Howard Pim. Edgar Smith, Miss Woods, Evan Morris, Esther Kean and Mr. Stanton. Misses Wright, Barker, and Dilley were presented tokens of rememberance for their help in publish'ng the Annual and in guiding the class through their high school life. The rest of the evening was spent in playing Bunco. Prizes were won by Betty Edwards and Alma Bigler. The committee in charge of this very pleasant event was Dawn McCaskey, Eleanor Gow, Joan In- 6ull and Karl Fetters. FOOTBALL MEN RECEIVE LETTERS AT CHAPEL Student Assembly was held at 8:30. Thursday, January 13. George Prince who was in charge, led the devotionals. The cast of the "Show Off" gave Act I, Scene I of the Senior Play, advertising it very well. Coach Hollobaugh presented football letters to the following varsity men: Debee, Shively, Lower, Boyle, Schaeffer, Headly, Smith, Dicken, Gligor, Jones, Raber, Miller, Wagner, Firth. Ed Speidel and his corps of cheerleaders led a rally for the Massillon basketball game. Appendicitis Afflicts Co-ed We were very sorry to hear of Hilda Small's sudden illness and operation for appendicitis, at the Alliance City Hospital. She is a member of the 12B class ,the Girl Reserves and the Kola Una Camp- fire. Miss Harwell's 9:15 Civics class and the camp-fire group sent floral tributes to express their sympathy and best wishes for a speedy recovery. The oAutobiography of- Five more days until I can claim her as my own! Will the 3rd of February never come? The days have passed so slowly since we, I mean she, settled on the date. What will I do to pass the time? I have arranged everything with my tailor and I've ordered the flowers for the occasion. And, yes, the best man is to be A. Nunke, the friend who has traveled with me the most, and he is the finest fellow you could ever meet. He was born of a French mother and a Hebrew father and the combination in his blood gave him both a sense of practicalness and a sense of beauty and detail. The decision of who would be the officiating minister brought forth weighty arguments for both the Right Reverend P. R. Esshure and Doctor Sol. U. Shune, but it was finally settled that a bishop was better than a Cont. on page 4 BLUE DOMINO TAKES DRASTIC ACTION ON MEMBERSHIP RULES Constitution Amended; Scholarship To Be Basis Of Membership Eligibility A business meeting of the Blue Domino, in charge of the president, Ruth Cope, was held n Room 34, January 20th. The minutes of the last meeting were read and the roll call taken. John Miller was elected vice-president. A program committee was appointed which consisted Df Barbara Turkle Chairman, Martha Weimer, Kay Moore, George Brown, and John Miller. A motion was made and seconded that the program committee should have programs printed for the following semester. These are to be ready to be distributed at the next meeting. The roll is to be revised by the secretary and all "dead timber" dropped. The following amendment was made to the constitution for the purpose of raising the standard of the club. The elegibility of members shall be determined by their class room record. None shall be eligible for new membership whose average for the previous semester is below 80 or who is failing in any subject. Any member failing in any subject is automatically suspended from the club. Kay Moore then favored us with a piano solo Follow New Plan In G. R. Election Group Divides Into Jr. And Sr. Clubs Girl Reserves held the last meeting of the semester Monday night, Jan. 17 at the Christian church. The meeting was called to order by the president, Mildred Diser. The first part of the program was given over to the usual song service. As this was the Health meeting of the year, a very clever health play was given. At this time reports were given by Evelyn Grimes, Evelyn Stephenson, Miss Miller and Miss Rickard concerning the families to whom baskets were taken at Christmas time. The officers for the Junior and Senior Girl Reserve clubs were voted on. Those elected are as follows: (cont. on page 4) READ AND BLUE Nautical Party Pleases Seniors Juniors Give Interesting Program At Promenade The 11A Class was successful in fulfilling its promise to give the Seniors one of the best Proms yet. It being a nautical j>arty, the decorative scheme was carried o«( in the form of a 0'ip. '!!■ ky. dotted with stars, formed a pleasing background. Life preservers around the railing and the flags of the nations draped beneath fulfilled the idea. On the tables were miniature lakes and lighthouses. Five boys and five girls of the 11B class, dressed in sailor costume served as waiters. Interesting and clever toasts were given by Ray Reighart, Elva Pinnock, Miss Wright, Mr. Vaughan and Clyde Wiley. A play, "Indian Summer", was given in the auditorium. Jessie Garman, Ruth Davis. Ed Speidel and George Brown, played the different roles. Music was furnished by the Scott- Donaldson Orchestra, during dinner and for the dancing. EXEMPTIONS In place of the Honor Roll for this month we are printing a list of those who are exempted from four subjects. Grace Anderson, 12B; Caroline Banjac, 12B; Barbara Baugh, 12B; Verona Bratchsi, 12B: Esther Brenneman, 9A; Shirley Buck, 12A; Evelyn Card, 12B; Ruth Caughey, 9A; Gertrude Cohn, 12A; Ruth Cope, 11 A; Bernard Cold- iron, 9B; Ruth Crawford, 9A; Vada Culler, 11B; Robert Curl, 10B; Harold Datz, 11 A; Thelma Davis, 9A; Mar- cine Edwards. 1 IB; Isabel Fetters, 9B; Erma Filson. 9B; Helen Fochalis, 9A; Jessie Garman, 11 A; Ida Gilbert, 10B; Evelyn Grimes, 12B; Joe Hamilton. 11B; Mildred Harris, 11B; Sam Husat, 11B; Pa\il Karpcr. 10B; John Kipling- er, 9A; Mathias Kohl, 10B; Lois Manchester, 9B; Aileen Maus, 10A; Elizabeth Meyers, 10A; Olga Mickan, 9B, Frances Miller, 10A: Kay Moore, 11B; Margaret McLane, 11 A; Howard Pim, 12A: Ruth Powley, 10B; Helen Randolph. 12B; Eleanor Ray, 9B; Ray Reighart, 12A; Mary Rowland, 10A; Ruth Shuh, 11 A: Don Smith, 10A; Catherine Thrash, 9B; John Turner, 12B; Katherine Valentine, 12B; Herbert Whitacre, 12A: Gladys William son, 1 IB. Rev. Stockdale Gives Commencement Address Feature This! If you were a senior—and you had to work six hours a day in school— and had six subjects—and "sat out" a chapel program each week—and "sat under" six tyrannous teachers—and one of them told you to write a readable theme of one hundred to one thousand words—and another told you to outline a whole civics supplement—and a third asked when you would hand in seventy Algebra problems—and the first teacher stressed readable—and the second wanted the outline to make sense—and the Algebra teacher wanted all the problems to be correct!—and then another teacher, bless her soul, told you to write a feature (what you are reading) —well, just Feature this! Announce Winners Of Highest Honors; Present Medal To Most Versatile Senior GIRL RESERVES TO HONOR SENIOR GIRLS Candle Service To Be Feature Of Farewell Meeting In High School Gym The Girl Reserves will meet Monday night, January 31, in the Gym, for the purpose of honoring the graduating seniors. A candle service for the install ation of officers in both Junior and Senior clubs will be followed by the farewell candle service. A short program and social titme has been planned by the committee:- Katherine Valentine, Ann Kelley, Kathryn Gow, and Beatrice Korosy. Many Boys Enrolled In Manuel Arts Course School Boasts Of Well-rounded Department Of Industrial Work Did you know that out of 536 boys in the high school, 230 of them are registered somewhere in the Manual Arts curriculum? That is almost fifty percent of our boys are interested in industrial vocations, forty-three percent, to be exact. No other elective course in A. H. S. is as popular as this one, yet many people don't hear much about it. Probably these people have never been down in the basement. If they had been, they would have found out that the entire west end of the basement is taken up by this department; that there are three shops and a drafting- room besides the storeroom. Upon inquiry they would also find out that all of them are well equipped. It would not take a great of searching to find any of the instructors, Messers. Pfouts, Kidwell, Snyder, and Foster, when they weren't busily engaged n teaching their respective subjects. The four year course, which is offered in this department, includes wood-work, mechanical drawing, cabinet making, cement making, pattern making, wood turning, machine drawing, machine shop work, and advanced mechanical drawing. The course aims to and well succeeds in preparing boys for vocational work in life. Fifty-six graduates received their diplomas last night. This was the smallest class to graduate from Alliance High School for several years. Its members number about half as many as last June's graduating class. Rev. Allan Stockdale of Toledo, a nationally known speaker, delivered the Commencement address. Herbert Whitacre, business manager of the Red and Blue received the most versatile senior medal. This is a medal given to the senior who in the opinion of the faculty, has proved to be the most versatile and dependable student during his four years of high school. Herbert is also treasurer of the Hi-Y and the Student Council. First honorable mention was given to Ray Reighart, second, Esther Kean, third, Evan Morris. (cont. on page 4) School Loses Three Athletic Stars End Bright High School Athletic Careers The end of this semester will draw the curtain on the high school athletic careers of three of our stellar athletes; namely, James Firth, John Boyle, and Ray Schaeffer. Firth is one of our few three letter men, having received letters in football, basketball, and track. "Jimmie," as he is better known around school, has been one of the main cogs in our football and basketball squad this season. "Johnnie" Boyle has earned the coveted "A" in both football and basketball. He has been on the varsity football team for four years, a feat which only a few boys accomplish, and was captain during his third year. Boyle, also, has made an enviable basketball record for himself. Ray Schaeffer, our lanky basketball center, has hung up an impressive mark in our two major sports, and has received letters in each. Ray has been a mainstay in both of these games throughout the past two seasons. The records that these boys have made will not soon be forgotten. They leave vacancies which will be extremely hard to fill. However, we as students of A. H. S. wish them the best of success in the future. Lincoln Essay Contest Held In History Classes Medal To Be Presented In Chapel A. H. S. History teachers recently announced to their classes that an essay contest would be held. The essays are to be five hundred words in length and are to be written upon any phase of Abraham Lincoln's life, as a subject. They must be in by February 4. The three judges, selected among those interested 'n the school, will choose the winner in time that the winning essay may be heard in student assembly on February 11. The prize, a fine bronze medal will be awarded at the same time.
|Title||Red and Blue (Alliance, Ohio), 1927-01-28|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||January 28, 1927|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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