Published by the Student Body
Newark High School
During the School Year of 1914-15
Editorial Staff: G. Fort Van Hoesen, '15. Editor-in-Chief
Literary: Irene Robison, '15; Ernest P. Sanford, '16
Athletics: Harold W. Fisk, '17; Paul H. Stevens, '15
Alumni Notes: Harold Stiles, '14; Dorothea Buckner, '14; Izetta Cuyler, '14
Knocks and Grinds: Elizabeth Filkins, '15; Florence Johnston, '15
Exchange Editor: Ethel Peirson, '15
Social and School Notes: Margaret Settle, '16; Margaret Weinman, '16
Faculty Adviser: Miss Helen Spear
Business Manager, Roy Robinson, '16; Asst. Business Manager, Frederic Burgess, '16
(The following are compositions listed by title along with the author)
Resolved - That National Prohibition Is Practical - Frederick Fortmiller.
Resolved - That the United States Should Not Prepare for War - Florence Johnston, '16.
Resolved - That the Commission Form of Government is the Best Government for Cities - Ellen Gregory, '15.
High School Notes - Commencement
The Valedictory and Salutatory addresses were given by Miss Edith VanDeusen and Miss Irene Robinson,
who, although they were the two members who had the best averages for their four years' course,
were followed closely for the honors by three other graduates.
The Opera House was decorated very tastily by the Juniors, with the help of Miss Longwell
and Miss Carrington. Superintendent Fort acted as chairman and introduced the speakers.
The program was as follows:
Invocation - Rev. C.M. Creighton
Salutatory - Miss Irene Viola Robinson
Valedictory - Miss Mary Edith VanDeusen
Solo - "A Birthday" - Mrs. R.A.S. Bloomer
Address: "The Call of the Age" - Rev. Albert W. Beaven
Presentation of Diplomas - Wilson M. Gould, Pres. Of Board of Education
Class Day Exercises
The Class of 1915 held their class day exercises at the High School, Monday evening June
the twenty-first. Those who took part in the program certainly deserve a great deal of praise
for the excellent manner in which they entertained the large number of persons who were present.
The program was as follows:
Quartette: "Calm as the Night" - Misses Welcher, VanDeusen, Farrell, Robinson
President's Address: George Weinman
Knocks and Grinds: Edna Campbell
Want Ads: Edna Kaupp
Lost and Found: Myra Dator
Class Poem: Grace Farrell
Class Prophecy: Merle Jewett
Class Song: The Class
Class Will: Elizabeth Filkins
Advice to Juniors: Frederick Fortmiller
Presentation of Gift: George Weinman
Song : "Song Spangled Banner"
Opening Address: George Weinman
Class History: Ethel Peirson
(students mentioned) Edith VanDeusen, Irene Robison, Frederick Fortmiller, Myra Dator, Irene Robison, Edna Campbell, Seward Price, George Weinman, Elizabeth Filkins, Ralph West, Ethel Peirson, Paul Stevens, John Cornwell, Bill Croucher, Henry Buckner, Lawrence Tack, Cecil Chase, Loren Olmstead, Russel Moore, Roy Robinson, Paul Stevens and Fritz Burgess.
Knocks and Grinds:
(students mentioned) George Weinman, Mildred Robinson, Roszena Schuman, Irene Robison, John Cornwell, Myra Dator, Sumner Munn, Fletcher Miller, Basil Greenlaw, Doris Moorre, Annie Tracy, Marion Quance, Edith VanDeusen, Keith Moshier, Lee Davie, Herbert Jackson, Levangie Fisher, Kathryn O'Connel, Margaret Crozier, Arthur Richards, Alberta Hoff, Arthur Leib, Mildren Robinson, Irene Robison, Ethel Schwartz, Bill Croucher, Francis Chambers, Buckner, Gould, Sanford, Lucy Rynearson, Lurana Martin, Stevens, Leib, Sutcliffe, Moshier, Emerson Hyman, Garlock, Moshier, Lee Colburn, Wright, Alta Grace Winspear, Miller, Roy Robinson, Edna Campbell.
(students mentioned) Earl Harris, Basil Greenlaw, Fletcher Miller, Alta Grace Winspear, Gladys Clark, Thomas Driscoll, Keith Mosher, Gilmer Chase, Julia Simon, Clinton Gould, Edna Campbell, Lee Davie, Francis Chambers, Izetta Cuyler, Henry Buckner, Edna Campbell, Roszena Schuman, Irene Robison, Horace Dewitt, Florence Johnston, John Cornwall, Ethel Peirson, Frederick Fortmiller, Roy Robinson, Ethel Thomas, William Croucher, Marian Wheat, Doris Moore, Frederic Burgess, Ethel Thomas, Arthur Leib, Charles Mackey, Roszena Christina Schuman, Edna Kaupp
Lost and Found:
(students mentioned) Arthur Leib, Francis Chambers, Edna Campbell, Hudson Wright, John Cornwell, Edna Kaupp, Florence Johnston, Henry Buckner, Basil Greenlaw, Ernest Sanford, Fletcher Miller, Seward Price, Arthur Leib, Floyd Richards, Irene Robison, William Croucher, Mildred Rolbinson, Charles Mackey, Lee Colburn, Myra Dator
(students mentioned) Gladys Clark, Emily Fisher, Harris, Florence Johnston, Esther Cull, Frederic Burgess, Alta Grace, Roy Robinson, Albert, Fletcher Miller, Helen Garlock, Doris Moore, Elizabeth Filkins
Interscholastic Prize Speaking Contest:
Florence Edmonds, Lyons; Marion Aldrich, Palmyra; Misses Welcher, Farrell, Robinson, VanDeusen,
Garlock; Elizabeth Filkins, Newark; Mina Goossen, Marion; Misses Garlock, Robinson, VanDeusen,
Bucker. Messrs. Cornwell, P:rice, Croucher, Robinson; Lois Beaumeister, Clyde; Lela Douglas,
Savannah; Margaret Settle.
The judges were unanimous in their decision and awarded the cup to Miss Elizabeth Filkins. Honorable
mention was made of Lois Beaumeister of Clyde. This being the second year that the cup had been won
for Newark, there was great joy in the heart of every Newarkites when the final decision
was rendered. The judges were Frederick J. Medden of Seneca Falls, W.E. DeMelt of Penn Yan and
Ray K. Savage of Rochester.
Glenn Stevens is home from union for the summer.
Frances Snyder has returned to Newark for the summer vacation.
Clayton Wolfe, Altus Croucher, Stuart Perkins, Archie Scheer and jean Egan are home from Cornell.
J.O. Davis returned from Syracuse about two weeks ago.
Jerome Watters, '10, was graduated from the American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo., on June 7th, and has accepted a position as staff physician at the Stell-Hildreth Osteopathic Sanitarium for mental and nervous diseases at Macon, Illinois.
Marion Peirson and Dorothy Perkins are home from William Smith College.
Frances Keane, '11, is home from Fulton, where she has been teaching for the past year.
Margaret Peirson is home from National Park Seminary, Washington, D.C.
Edwin York is home from the University of New York.
Laird VanDyck, '10, graduated from Rutgers College, June 14th.
Raymond Greenwood is home from Cornell.
Alice VanDyck has returned to Newark from Columbia University.
Alta VanAuken is home for the summer vacation from Barnard.
Olive Allerton, who has just completed her second year at Syracuse, has been visiting some of her Newark friends.
Nina Hedden returned home from Syracuse several days ago.
Howard Noble was in town recently, visiting Harold Stiles.
Elizabeth Tack, '12, is home for the summer.
Junior Surnames and Nicknames
Fisher, E. MR.
Tracy, Happy Fish
Pure Ice Cream - F.J. Baltzel
The Crescent Theatre, the House of Good Photo Plays
Jones Drug Store
Arcadia National Bank Pays 4 Per Cent. On Savings Deposits
Slade's Drug Store
Brown & Phillips - Nifty Summer Dresses
Hankinson's - Clothes
Corner Drug Store
O.C. Robinson - Googles with lens ground to your prescription
S.H. Oderkirk - Jewelry, Watches, Clock Repairing
H.B. Rogers - School Books and Supplies
Proseus & Elve - Footwear
Murphy's Barber Shop - Sporting Goods of All Kinds
J. Simon The Model Clothing House 24-26 E. Union St.
Boynton's Fine Footwear, Trunks and Bags
Dr. A.C. Phelps, Dentist, 9 Opera House Block
Mrs. C.E. Moshier, Life Insurance, Room.3, Pulver Block
Dr. S.F. Williams, Dentist, DuBois Block
Dr. R.R. Radder, Dental Surgeon, First National Bank Building
H.O. Paul - Royal Tailoring Has No Equal
School Directory 1914-1915
Frank M. Jenner, Principal
President, Wm. M. Fort
Vice-Pres., Frank M. Jenner
Secretary, Roy Robinson
Treasurer, Paul Stevens
Captain, Lawrence F. Tack
Manager, Paul H. Stevens
Manager, William Croucher
Representative to Wayne Co. A.A.
Manager, Frederic Burgess
Class Officers 1915
President, George Weinman
Vice-Pres., Elizabeth Filkins
Treasurer, Ethel Peirson
Secretary, Ralph West
Class Officers 1916
President, Fletcher Miller
Vice-Pres., Roy Robinson
Secretary, Basil Greenlaw
Treasurer, Florence Johnston
Editor-in-Chief, George Fort VanHoesen
Business Manager, Roy W. Robinson
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