Excerpts from The Echo, Thanksgiving 1925
Vol. XXI, No. 1
The Echo Published quarterly by
the students of
Editor-in-Chief Helen Henderson, 26
Assistant Editor-in-Chief Marguerite Geisenderfer, 27
Literary Editors Joyce Levya, 26; Marion Randall, 27;
News Editor Rosalyn Storrin, 28
Alumni Editor Ruth Fife, 26;
Art Editor Nina De Roche, 27
Exchange Editor Edna Richardson, 26
Joke Editors Marline Murphy, 27; Beulah Latham, 26
Athletic Editors Belle Latham, 26; Darcy Goodnough, 28
Business Manger Donald Homer, 26
Assistant Business Managers Gordon Turnbull, 26; Lawrence Babcock, 27; Bryan Carr, 26
Faculty Advisor Miss Alice OConnor
Senior Class Officers:
President Bryan Carr
Vice President Ruth Fife
Secretary Belle Latham
Treasurer Beulah Latham
Junior Class Officers:
President Paul Smith
Vice President Dorothy McLean
Secretary Frieda Keiser
Treasurer Karl Boyle
Sophomore Class Officers:
President Nelson Winter
Vice President Henry Smith
Secretary Audrey Foy
Treasurer Louise Perrin
Freshman Class Officers:
President Douglas Frazier
Vice President Lucille Leroy
Secretary Walter Green
Treasurer Donald Sprague
President Dorothy McLean
Vice President Marion Chisholm
Secretary Harriet Brown
Treasurer Margaret McGuire
President Ruth Fife
Vice President Naomi Moore
Secretary Marion Randall
Treasurer Eleanor Anderson
President Donald Homer
Vice President Bryan Carr
Secretary Darcy Goodnough
Treasurer Lawrence Babcock
President Kenneth Smith
Vice President Jefferson Whitney
Secretary Lloyd Homer
Treasurer George Gingras
The four classes, Freshmen, Sophomore, Juniors and Seniors, played a series of basketball games. Each class played all the other classes, and the two teams that won the most games played the championship. The winning team received a 1925 basketball pennant.
(15) vs Sophomore (35);
Juniors (26) vs Seniors (9). On November 4, the Freshmen
basketball team played the Sophomores.
The game was played after school and many of the students were
present. It resulted in a victory for
the Juniors and Sophomores. The members of the Freshmens
team were: Forwards, Sprague, Levy; Center,
Hayden; Guards, McCullough, Perrin. The Sophomore team consisted of Forwards, Jenkins, Webster; center,
Sophs (8) vs Juniors (18); Freshman (11) vs Seniors (43). The second games of the series were played after school November 6. This time the Sophomores played the Juniors, and the Freshman played the Seniors. The Juniors and Seniors won the games. The Sophomore lineup was nearly the same. Bennett playing in place of Bush. The Junior lineup was the same as in the previous game. The Senior team: Forwards, Jenkins, Boscoe; Center, Ritchie; Guards, Kaley, Freeman; on the Freshmen team, McCullough and Sprague were forwards; center, Hayden; and Perrin were guards. Referee, Graf. Timekeeper, Phillips.
(22) vs. Seniors (5); Freshmen (2) vs
Juniors (32). November 9, the Sophomores played the seniors and the Freshmen played the
Juniors. The Sophomores
and Juniors each won their game, and they will play in the Championship. The lineups: Seniors forwards, Green, Kaley; center,
Ritchie; Guards, Freeman, Carr. Sophomores: Forwards, Jenkins, Webster; Center,
On November 12, the championship was played between the Sophomores and Juniors. Quite a little excitement was manifested among the students and the game was quite interesting. The teams were about evenly matched and could the Sophomores have made good all the chances they got at the baskets, the score would have been different. The Juniors won by a scant margin, the score being 10-12. On the Sophomore team much cleverness was shown by Bennett, the one-armed player, and all the other players did well.
Sophomores (10) Forwards: H. Jenkins, F. Webster; Center: Murray; Guards: Goodnough, Bennett
Juniors (12) Forwards: Smith, Miller; Center: Dygert; Guards: Babcock, Whitney
Referee, Graf; Timekeeper, Phillips
Football at G.H.S.
Owing to our withdrawal from
the Northern New York League at the first of the football season, there were no
football games with any of the schools comprising this league. However, there were games scheduled with other
schools, the first one being with
The next game in which G.H.S. participated was with St. Marys Academy at Ogdensburg, on October 17. The day was fair, and quite a few people turned out to see the game. However, the St. Marys team did not amount to much against our fast and heavy warriors, the final score being 53-0. The first score came in the first five minutes of play when one of the St. Marys men fumbled the ball. Goodnough recovered it and crossed the goal line for a touchdown. Shortly after this, Tuffy Hayden, our fast halfback, made another goal for another touchdown. In the second quarter the St. Marys line seemed to stiffen a little, and we scored but one touchdown, Smith being responsible for this. Three of the goals were kicked, and the first half ended with a score of 27-0. In the third quarter, Smith and Hayden each made a touchdown, and in the last quarter these two standbys each secured another six points. This half only two of the goals were kicked, and the game ended 53-0.
Smith and Hayden played very well in the backfield, while Goodnough, Ritchie, Reynolds, and Gale performed well in the line. However, the whole team worked in perfect order, and it was only through the efforts of every man that we were able to get a good score. In the last of the first half, Turnbull was substituted for Bennett, and in the last quarter, the substitutions were: Homer for Goodnough, Bear Jenkins for Whitney, B. Hayden for Jenkins, and Jenkins for M. Hayden.
The line-up for the
Left End, Goodnough, Homer; Left tackle, Ritchie; left guard, Bennett; Center, Phillips, Melrose; Right Guard, Gale; Right Tackle, Reynolds; Right end, Whitney; Quarterback, Smith; Left halfback, Hayden; right halfback, Carr; Fullback, Melrose, Jenkins.
The lineup for the St. Marys game:
Left end, Goodnough, Homer; left tackle, Ritchie; Left guard, Bennett, Turnbull; Center, Phillips; Right Guard, Gale; Right tackle, Reynolds; Right end, Whitney, Jenkins, Hayden; Quarterback, Smith; Left halfback, Hayden, Jenkins; Right halfback, Carr; Fullback, Kaley.
There were only two other games scheduled, one with Watertown and one with the Most Holy Rosary School of Syracuse, but some of the football boys backed down on the job, and there were not enough fellows coming out for practice to hardly make a team. A meeting of the boys was held one after school and it was decided that they would play no more football this year. Thus ended our football season. It was felt among the student body that we might have had an excellent team because we had the best of coaches, but some of the players refused to make this possible.
Our Football Team
Allen Jenkins Captain and Fullback Amphictyon Senior
Als got a busted knee
The doctor claims
But I wish it had been me,
For hes a touchdown King
Darcy Goodnough Left End Amphictyon Sophomore
Goodnough, a husky, young lad,
Went with a girl till his heart got quite bad,
All stories must end, as this one must too,
So that was the end of a boy in our school.
Charlie Gale Right Guard Junior
Charlie Gale, the one ton lad,
Was never known to be very bad.
Harry Reynolds Right Tackle
Harry Reynolds, a boy from
Came over here and is learning to flirt (For information inquire at Taits)
Perry Phillips Center Post Graduate Came from Ogdensburg
Perry had a lot at stake
In this years game,
But thats the change you must take
When youre out for fame.
Lyal Bennett Left Guard Amphictyon Junior
Toby is sturdy and strong
Thats why he never hits the line wrong.
Roland Ritchie Left Tackle Amphictyon Senior
Roland, the blond of our school.
When it comes to tackling is nobodys fool
Jeff Whitney Right End Athenian Junior
Is always dancing, as a rule.
Kenneth Smith Quarterback Athenian Junior
Kenneth, when asked where he meets her,
Often says, Down to Streeters.
Grant Kaley Fullback Amphictyon Senior
Grant Kaley is short and funny,
Thats why his father calls him sonny.
Bryan Carr Halfback Amphictyon Senior
Mark Hayden Halfback Freshman
None but himself can be his parallel.
Lloyd Homer Left End Athenian Senior
Busy, Curiuos, thirsty fly.
Drink with me, and drink as I.
Howard Jenkins End Amphictyon Sophomore
One kind kiss before we part,
Drop a tear, and bid adieu;
Though we sever, my fond heart
Till we meet shall pant for you.
Glenn Miller Manager Amphictyon Junior
Who loves that loved not at first sight.
Girls Glee Club:
Sopranos: Anna Brown, Marion Chisholm, Catherine Farmer, Dorothy Harvey, Dorothy McLean, Alice Miller, Lois Mitchell, Jean Porter, Marion Randall, Edna Richardson, Helen Sprague, Marjorie Streeter, Rosalyn Storrin, Blanche Tait, Marion Tayor, Louise Webster, Geraldine Wood, Marjorie Woodcock, Eva Wright.
Altos: Dorothy Davis, Grace Downey, Dorothy Drury, Mary Gates, Helen Henderson, Frieda Keiser, Helen Laidlaw, Lucille LeRoy, Doris Love, Helen Stevenson, Elizabeth Streeter, Marjorie Webster.
Where or where have our noble seniors gone?
They have left us to fill their places, as best we may,
But memories of them still linger here today.
To Clarkson Tech Chelson Sayer, Charles Jones, Douglas Overacker, Everett Latham, Harold Towlson, Keith Lynde
To R.P.I. Robert Aldrich
To Storm King Paul Graves
Those who have chosen to
train for nurses are: Helen Dygert, Alison Ormiston, both
Helen Baker, Madeline Mallot, Murray Raven and Arthur Canfield are taking post-graduate classes.
Beta Haile Sprague,
Epsilor Ann Finegan,
Our Echo Staff:
Alice OConnor English Teacher Faculty Advisor
Oh! Would the students had a wit as all the Irish do.
Helen Henderson Senior Delta Editor-in-chief
Thomas Green, a boy from
Went down to
Marguerite Geisendoerfer Junior Minerva -- Assistant Editor in Chief
Marguerite, a shy young lass,
Is very bright in English class
Joyce Levya Senior Delta Literary Editor
Joyce seldom goes to church
But as least, she likes the temples.
Marion Randall Junior Delta Literary Editor
Marion Randall, a nice little lass,
Is one of the stars of her Latin class.
Beulah Latham Senior Delta Joke Editor
All who joy would win
Must share it. Happiness was born a twin.
Maraline Murphy Junior Minerva Joke Editor
Marline, a member of the Junior Class,
Is a good support of the Echo Staff.
Rosalyn Storrin Sophomore Minerva Society News.
Rosalyn, Oh! Rosalyn! What is it that thou likest?
He is a good boy. He is a great joy, and his name is Love.
Belle Latham Seniour Delta Athletic Editor
This little twin, who likes to fool
Is very fond of skipping school.
Ruth Fife Senior Delta Alumni Editor
F is for
Who is manager of the girls basketball team.
Nina De Roche Junior Art Editor
She awoke one morning and found herself famous.
Edna Richardson Senior Minerva Exchange Editor
E stands for Edna, with handsome blue eyes,
On the subject of Mike, shes quite wise.
Donald Homer Senior Amphictyon Business Manager
Donald Homer, a very good actor,
On the Echo Staff is an important factor
Bryan Carr Senior Amphictyon Assistant Manager
C stands for Carr, a boy of much fame,
Who played in all our football games.
Juniors should be seen and not heard.
The twins wearing their own clothes.
Alice Miller studying in school.
Bryan Carr with his French done.
The study hall quiet.
Marjorie without Arthur.
The dead line straight.
Marion Boulet chewing gum.
Harriet Brown refusing to hand in a paper.
Miss OConnor remaining at the desk seventh period.
The boys coming in the front door of the study hall.
Every student of G.H.S. on time every morning.
Mr. Riley failing to change somebodys seat in study hall.
Richard Jackson without his gum.
Helen Stevenson Oh! Promise Me!
Dot Young I Want To Be An Angel
Mike and Edna Because I Love Thee, Dear.
Harriet Brown and M. Boulet We Wont Go Home Until Morning.
Nina De Roche Those Wedding Bells Are Ringing.
Emma Aldrich Therell Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
Mary Gates My Rose Marie