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Urbana Thornburn High School

Class of 1909


MABEL MILLER
President; Bus Mgr. Thistle, 08-09; Pres. Alcott Society, '08. Valedictorian.

 

ALBERT FRY
Vice President;
Athletic Editor
Thistle: Hatchet Orator;
Mgr. '08 track team; President Philakean Society,'07, Dramatics, oratory and debating.

ETTA KIRBY
Glee Club and Chorus; Dramatics and literature. Specialty of language.

 

RUBY MOORE
Treasurer; Associate Editor;
"N" Club; Class Historian;
Elocutionist.

WALLACE DAVIS
Dramatics ("comedian");
Oratory author of Lincoln
day oration; Baseball.

 

ELIZABETH BROOKS
"N" Club; Specialty of
Literature and Language.

EDITH GWINN
"N" Club;
Dramatics and Literature;
"Social Star".

 

HARRY HANNAH
Associate Editor Thistle.
Salutatorian.
Debating member 09 team;
Essayist and Orator.

MARTIN OEHMKE
Saintz Club; Baseball and
Football Star Member of
championship team: Class
Will: Member '09 Debating Team, Orator of first rank;
"All around good
fellow."

 

MARGARET CUNE
A student of U. H. S. only
one year
Star in school studies. Music and Dramatics.


NELLE BARRICK
"FF" Club; Class Statistician;
Oratory and Language.

 

BLANCHE BLACK
"N" Club. Soloist; Dramatics.
Journalistic Star; Miss Gwinn's chief "society rival."

LETTIE BUSEY,
"N" Club; Dramatics;
Specialty of Literature and Language

 

RUSSELL STEPHENS
Baseball, Track and Football Star
Quarterback on championship team
goal kicker of state renown.
Many times manager of
athletic teams.
Dramatics, especially senior year.

LESTER FRILEY
FF and Saintz Clubs;
Editor-in-chief of Thistle;
President Philakean Society '08;
Member '09 Debating Team.
Oratorical Representative '09;
Specialty of Dramatics and Journalism.

 

DIXIE SAULS
"N'Club;
General Star in "all around work"; Sometimes known as the "Southern Belle."

GRACE CAMPBELL.
Specialty of Literature aud
Language; Dramatics.

 

BESSIE LINDLEY
FF Club; Class Poet.
Dramatics and Journalism;
universally considered as "my best friend."

HELEN CLARK.
Specialty of Music and Glee
Club work; Poet; Dramatics.

 

WILLIAM LEE.
Circulation Manager Thistle:
Particularly efficient in Ceramics: Dramatics and Journalism; Excellent authority on current events.


RALPH LANHAM
Bus. Mgr. Thistle; Class Prophecy;
A member championship football team,
Mathematics

 

LILLIAN DALEY
Entered Thornburn High in Senior year;
A star in scholarly work.

LUCILE MITCHELL
came to U.H.S. from South;
prominent in Dramatics and Literature.

 

LULU DEXTER
Author of Class Song and numerous
bits of poetry;
Journalism and Literature a specialty.

EFFIE DUNLAP
Literature, Science;
Glee Club, Soloist.

 

WELBY MILLER
Star Athlete of U. H. S.
Member of championship team;
Point winner in state Interscholastic meet;
A mental as well as physical athlete.

CLARA KAMRADT
"FF" Club; Local Editor Thistle;
Poetry and Journalistic work;
Dramatics.

 

RALPH PARKS
Prominent Musician
and Orchestra leader;
Specialty of History.

HAZEL FELTHAM
Literature and language.

 

DELLA HANEY
Preparing for teaching, Literature and
Science

Pictures contributed by Donald Aikman
Transcribed by K. Torp


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