Ada High School - We Yearbook (Ada, OH)

 - Class of 1940

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It is 'vmnie :sm-core appreciation, and praise we dedicaige this issue of the NADA W'Sa.TCEiIQfUi'fE' no thai' small but industrious group, THE SYAFF rw ,.,,,.k..,.., W A-Wmwug -M M -D ,,,N,,V AN, V ,wmv-.nun :M maqmgn-an-,4ag,4, Board of Education Pres. Dr F. M. Elliott Supt. 'W. Floyd Mr. Mason Tabor Mr. Austin Philpot Mr. Earl Huber Dr C. H. Freaman Y - 'af' --vw- .CJUE iflllftiiw Messrs. John Vaxifkmm, Balmer Shadley, Lewis Good, Lowell McQuovvn, iildwzim Exuzspiizli l Page 4 FWF J"'F'l""'WW!-- -- r -We '-v-'- ---JlH!'llIll!lI,,,,-k ., ..,, ,Jlnn--Wann-1 , ADA HIGH SCHOOL TRADITIONS DREAMS Therels an old spin-ning wheel in A.-H.-S.-, Spin-ning dreams of the long, long agag Spin-ning dreams of the old-fashioned customs, As the classes for honors fight anew! Lost in reverie is this seventh grader, who is musing of the football, basket- ball, baseball, and track victories and of how he will achieve new records for The Parple and the Gold. The staunch rooters shall not yell in vain HBEAT KENTON.,, Cut lads and lassies will blend their voices in choral competition. As the for- mer choruses have won, so shall their groups return with not only district and state honors, but with national honors for a full measure. Tooting Iohnnie and Fiddling Susie are dreaming of band and orchestra glories greater than have ever before been won. . Our Miss and Master Socrates are meditating upon a short story, an essay, and an oration that can never be equalled by any interclass contestant. Likewise does the youthful debater plan an argument and a delivery that shall astound the multitudes. The school paper shall have an editor who shall edit the greatest tri- umphs in the newspaper world. Service as office assistants, as hall monitors, and as librarians will be the great- est ever rendered. The fine ideals of the I-Ii-Y and the G. R. will be maintained. What scholastic records shall be recorded for him? I-le will be content only with the highest! When they pin the "Key Stone" upon his bosom, they will say here is a chap who has made a record never before equalled. And as the wheel slowly turns it brings new fields in which the dreamer may participate, those activities pertaining to Open I-louse, G. A. A. Iamboree, the An- nual Bumls Day, and the Friendship Dances. Although they are in the stage of in- fancy they give promise of becoming a part of the high school program. Yes, this old spin-ning wheel in A.-H.-Sf Spins the dreams of those days yet to come! Page 5 ...........,..a,,. .,.. r.,,,..t, .... ,.. . . N. .....s.,,... ...............,.,..,- .. . . V . W ,. ,X ., , ,Q I I 4 X I Y Z 2 . v 5 z 4 4 4 5 12 . . .fs i Page 6 W. M. Floyd, Superintendent G. C. Roberson, Principal 1 N, ,w.,.,T,,1.,Ym,,.V I am indeed happy to extend greetings to the students of Ada High School through the medium of our new annual. This project has been made pos- sible through the combined effort and cooperation of the entire student body. You are to be congratulated. I hope the events recorded on the pages following will be a source of pleasurenot only today but in the future When memories may be refresh- ed by referring to this treasure chest of high school life. W. lvi. Floyd The editing of 'a yearbook de- mands the cooperation of the entire faculty and student body. Our student council, the annual staff, and all the classes and organizations of our school are to be commended for the splendid spirit of cooperation which they have displayed in making this yearbook possible. C.C.Roberson M., .- .U .i Page 7 .,M,,,,,1i ...nn .. Q2 is fi 5 -I 2 . l 5! 1 5 22 1 i 3 I S 1 3 Q I 5 Q s .3 w 1 v 1 1 V, . , 9 .t,: I :HW FACULTY Mrs. Alberta Hawk Miss. Evelyn Smith Miami University, graduate in Peagdogy Ohio Northern University, A. B. Ohio Northern University, B. S. 2'-iortliwest University, Gradate work M Forrest Mertz ililiio Nortliern University, A. B. Unis State niversity, Graduate work Mr. llmizgixd Grove Wilmington College, B. S. Uhio State Uziiversity, Graduate work Mr. lfionovari Lanning lifinzilsijl' College, A B. Uh io State University, Graduate work Emir. Uhiliitf Shine Ohio ?Jortlierr'ii imivefsity University of Pennj,fslvan,ia, Graduate Miss Maeiflonnltl Ohm iwtaic i.f?i1VGi'I:SlifJ, ii. S. Nia. Eioraid Lizwitisori 115355: i.fi1i,1'er.sit3', lvl. St. Iiliss 3, i 1 tlxy Eiteciier Uliif- kilt- lfiiiversiig' A. S. B. Work Office Training School Cincinnati Conservatory of Music Miss Ada Hunt Ohio Wesleyan Ohio State University, M. A. Miss Evaly . Felty Western College for Women, Oxford Ohio State University, Graduate work Mr. Colloway Taulbee Eastern Kentucky State Teachers Coll Ohio State University, M. A. Miss Mabel Crawford Denison University, Ph. B. Columbia University, M. A. Miss Eleanor Lfaum Ohio Northern University, B. S. A. B. Mr. Alvin Augsburger-Agriculture Ohio State University, B. S. Miss Dorothy Titus Ohio State University, B. S. CHC lttf I A + 'RH-sv. , -. 1 -awk' r ,. A 1. If , 1: .wif -,. r fr.,....-.....,..-M V- f.. V... W RUTH STAGER Crane H.S. Topeka Kas. Pres. 4 G.R. 1,2,3g Pres. 4 V. Pres. 3 G.A.A.-3,4 Chorus - l,2,3,4 V. Pres. 4 Mixed chorus 2,3,4 Vocal Ensembles 2,3,4 Student council 2 Intramruals l,2,3 Class play 1,3 Scholarship team l,2,3 Nat'l Honor Society ELOISE WALKER Class Pres.-I Sec.-3'4 G.R.-2,3,4 Chorus-l,4 Paper Staff-4 Annual Staff-4 Nat,l Honor Society TOM HALL Hi-Y-4 Annual Staff-4, Intramurals- 1 ,2 ARLENE LUFT G. R. 3, 4 G. A. A. 3, 4 Annual staff 4 Chorus l, 2, 3 Mixed Chorus 2, 3 Vocal Ensemble 2, 3 Orch. 1, 2, 3, 4 String Ensemble 4 Operetta 2. Page 10 V 1,-..f,.,,., -wv,.-, ..,.. f. -f-W.-4,--w-v-.W . .,,.- - C LASS SPONSOR MILDRED PARKER Class V. Pres. 4 G.A.A. 3, 4, V. Pres. 3 Intramurals l,2,3,4 Class Play 3,4 Nat'l Honor Society ROLAND ELEY Class Treas.-3,4 Hi-Y-3,4 Chorus-2,3,4 Pres.-4 Band-1,2,3,4 Orch.-1,2,3,4 Intramurals-l,2,3,4 PAULIN E BRAN AN RICH'D MESSENGER Hi-Y,3,4g Pres. 4 Student council 3 ' Paper Staff 3,4 Librarian 2 Chorus 1,2,3,4, ' Mixed Chorus 2,3,4 Intramurals 2,3,4 ROBERT DICKMEYER Hi-Y-3,4, Sec.-Treas.-4 Student council-1, 4. V. Pres.-4 Annual .Editor-4 Paper Staff-4 Chours 1,2,3,4, V. Pres. Football-4, Co'Capt.-4 Basketball 1,2,3,4, C0-Capt.-4 Baseball 1,2,3 Intramurals l,2,3 Scholarship team-4 LOIS DAVIS NELSON MCBRIDE Chorus-3,4 Mixed Chorus-3,4 Vocal Ensemble-4 Travel club-1 lntramurals-l,2,3,4 CATHERINE PRATTE G. R.-4 Chorus-fl,4g Pres.-4 Mixed Chorus-1,4 Boys Chorus, pianist-1,4 Band-l,2,3,4:Prm. 3 Orch.-lL,,2,3,4 Vocal Ensemblee3,4 Navi Honor Society AURORA ALAY flligha School of Havana" Havana, Cuba-1, "Pooi Too" H. S. Canton, China - 2 Ohio Northern University A. H. S.-4 G. R.-4 MARIAN RUTLEDGE Class V. Pres.-2 f G. A. A.-3 Student Council-4 Paper staff-1,3'4 Chorus-1,2,3,4 Vocal Ensemble-l,2,3,4 String Ensemple-1,4 Intramurals-1 Class Play -5 Scholarship team-1,2 Operetta-2 TOM WEBB Hi-Y-3,4 Librarian-3,4, sec-4 Aeronautics club-3 Projection club-4 Football-1 Basketball-2,3 Scholarship team-1,3 Intramurals-1,2,3,4 HELEN SPAR Class Sec.--1, V. Pres.-2 G.R.-2,3,4 Chorus-1 Band-1,2,3,4, Sec.-3 Orchestra-1,2,3 Intramurals-1,2,3,4 LOWELL KLINGLER South H- S., Lima-!.2,3 LORAINE CHANEY Forest,Ohio-1,2,3 Chorus Band Basketball lntermurals-4 Class Play-3 Page 11 BRCWN PETTIT Class Pres.-2:V. Pres.-3 Hi-Y -3,4-V. Pres.-3 Student Council-3 Paper Staff-1,2,35editor-4 Football-3,45 Co-Capt.-4 Baseball-3,4 Track-4 Intramurals-l,2,3,4 lnterclass-3,4 Class play-3,4 Nat'1 Honor Society EDNA HUBBELL G.R6-2,3,4 G.A.A-3,4 ' Class play-4 Intramurals-1,2,3,4 Q EARL BAUGHMAN Class Play-3,4 ' HELEN REVV Howard HS. Howard, Ohio-l,2,3 G.R.2,3,4 Chorus 23,4 Mixed Chorus 4 Class Reporter 3 Scholarship Team 1,2 LEWIS ELWOOD F. F. Al. -3,4 intrarnurals-4 Page 12 ANN LOWMAN G.R.-3,4 G.A.A.-3,4 Chorus-4 Intramurals-2,3 EUGENE CROUSE Hi-Y-4 F.F.A.-4 Intramurals 1,2,3'-4 Senior Play-4 Student Council-2 Z- EVELYN JONES Librarian- 2 E Band - 3 VIOLA TRAUTN ER Commercial Vocational H.S Cincinnati,Ohio-1,2 G.A.A.-3,4 F .H.A.-4 - Swimming team-1 HELEN WINGATE Scholarship team- 1, 2, 3, 4 MARTHA BOSSE Orch.1-l,2,3,4 Scholarship Team-2 JAMES MGSER F. F. A. - 2 Intramurals - 1, 2, 3, 4 MARJORIE WHETSLER Halloway H. S.-2,3 Cheerleader Class Play-3 GERALD CARIS Hi-Y-4 Class Play-3 FLORENCE STALEY Scholarship Team-l,2,3,4 W ...H , .,,, . ,,...v.,,.,...... 5 f--.,. ,,.,,,.,,. RALPH WRIGHT Hi-Y -4 Choruses- 1, 2, ,3,4 Ensemble-3,11 Intramurals - 1, 2, 3, 4 RUTH WEBER G. R.-2,3,4 G. A A.-3,4 Intramurals.1,2,3,4 Class Play-3,4 SONIA DAVIDSON Geo. Washington S. N. Y.-1,2 North H. S. Columbns-3 G. R.-3 C. A. A -3,4 Choruses-l,2,3,4 Drum Major-4 Class Play-1 HAZEL REAM G. A. A.'3 Chorus-l,2,3,4 Intramurals-l,2,3 WARREN HULL Intramurals-1,2,3,4 Page 13 TOM RICHARDSON Class Pres.-3 Hi-Y-3,4 Paper Staff-3,4 Chorus-1,2,3,4 Mixed Chorus-2,3, 4 Band-1,2,3,4-Pres. Orchestra-l,2,3,4 Interclass-2,3 Class Play-3,4 DOROTHY OHWICK G. R.-2,391 G. A. A.-3,4 Paper Staff-3 Annual Staff-4 Chorus-l,2,3,4 Tvlixed Chorus-2,3,4 Band-3,4 Orchestra-4 Vocal Ensemble-l,2,3,4 Operetta-2 Nat'l Honor Society HAROLD ZIMMER Intramurals- l,2 Librarian-4 Scholarship Tearn-4 Proiection Club-4 RACHEL ELARROD G. A. A.-3,4 G. R.-3,4 Paper Staff-l,2,3 Choruses-l,2,3 .Land-l,2,3,4 Orchestra-'l,2,3,4 lntrarrrurals-l,2,3 Class Playf3 lnierclass-25,4 l,OUlSl2 MOOREL Leipsic H. S. l, Z G. R. - 2, 3, 41QTxl'L:'3S. - Ll Siudent Council - 3 G. A. A. V- 3, 4 Paper Stall - 2 Clsoruses l, 2, 3, 4 lJl'CllESfl'ii - l. 2, 3, 4 Bzmcl - 3, fl lritramurzilzs - l, 2, 3 Basl-:ezbsill - l Scholarship Team - 1 Page 14 CATHERINE ATHA G. R.-3,4 G. A. A.-3,4 F. H. A.-4 Choruses-2 LEONA MOTTER G. A. A.-3,4 Librarian-3 BETTY DOERSAM G. A. A.-3.4 Intramurals MARSHALL WEBER Wellington H. S.-1 F ootball-3 Intramurals-l, 2, 3, 4 Class Play-4 Hi-Y-4 Baseball- 2, 3, ROGER PAUGH Hi - Y - 3, 4 Chorus ' l Mixed Chorus - 1 Accapella - 1 Baseball - 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 4 Intramurals- l ,2,3,4 Class Play-3 EARL STOBER Paper Staff - 4 F. F. A. - 2,3,4g Pres. - 3 Student Council - 4 Orchestra - 1, 2, 3, 4 Intramurals - 1, 2, 3, 4 Class play - 3 Interclass - 3 NORMA OBENOUR G.A.A. 3 Liabrarian 3,4 SARA J. PIF ER Arlington H. S. 1 Chorus 1 ALICE KLINGLER G. R. 2, 3, 4 G. A. A. 3' 4 Librarian - 3 Chorus - 1, 2, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus - 2, 3 Band - 1, 2, 3, 4 Orch. - 1, 2, 3, 4 Vocal Ensemble - 2 Intramurals - 1, 2, 3, 4 Operetta - 2 ALBAN POTTER Hi-Y 4 Paper staff 3 Chorus 4 Interclass 2' Class play 3 Projection club 4 ESTHER SMITH G.R. 2,3,4 G.A.A. 3 Paper Staff 2 Chorus 1,2 Mixed chours 2 Orch. 1,2,3,4 Scholarship team 1,2,3,4 N atfl Honor Society Page 15 i l l l i i F l l 5 V S P l Li 1 E E i i . 2 r i n Laws. , .1 Page 16 THE CLASS VVILL We, the Senior Class of 1940 of Ada High School do hereby declare, devise and bequeath this, our last will and testament, in manner ,and form as follows: First--To the patient and understanding faculty of Ada High School who have striven to Prepare us for our places in the world, we bequeath our sincere grati- tude and appreciation for what they have done. Second-T he members of the Class of 1940 give and bequeath the following articles and directions to students of Ada High School: 1. Ralph Wright and Florence Staley will their surprise courtship tactics to Riley McElroy and Geraldine Moore. 2. Frances Hoyt wills her quiet disposition to Walter Sousley. 3. Helen Wingate bequeaths her 'Lbook larnin' 1' to anyone in A. I-l. S. who needs it, and that means everybody. 4. Marjorie Whetsler leaves her hgure skating ability to any person who cares to suffer the consequences. 5. Sara lane Pifer leaves her fraternity Pin-right where it is. 6. Nelson lVlcBride gives his Nten pretty girln friends to ladies' man Franklin Berger. 7. Viola Trautner leaves her Sugar Bowl gadding to Dorothy Guyton. 8. Catherine Atha leaves her mystery boy friend to Dorothy Fulks. 9. Gerald Caris wills his Persistent spirit to Harold Bosse. IO. Edna l-lubbell bequeaths her 'lDelilah Vfortys Personalityl' to some fun- eral home. May it restl II. Rachel l-larrod leaves her trumpet solos to lane Castle who already plays nicely on the comb. 12. Hazel Ream leaves her handy automobile to Bettie Pocht. 13. Ruth Vfeber, M1164-srl Parker, and l-lelen Spar leave their seats in a cer- tain Chevrolet to Dorothy lenlziits, Dorothy Long and l.aDonna Sleesman. 14. Alice lean Klingler gives her four years as most popular girl of class to Beulah Spar. 15. Mark Vfeber and Roger Paiigh lea' 1." e their "Tarzan,' personalities to Tom Rutledge and Eugene Wenglowslci. 16. Harold Zimmer bequeaths his bachelor complex to Clair Motter. 17. Eugene Crouse and Brown Pettit give their ways with younger women to Glenn Neiswander. 18. Lowell Klingler wills his long legs to Leo Vfright. 19. Lewis Elwood and Earl Baughman bequeath to Merle Wirt and Iimmy hlael-1 their uavoir du poisf' 20. Tom Richardson Wills his coifleur to a certain teacher who is getting "thin on top." 21. Marian Rutledge leaves her way with college boys to Rosemary I-lofer .rnd Doris Klingler. 22. Betty Doersam leaves her athletic ability to Doris Steiger. 23. Helen Rew gives her sister Dorothy to some up-and-coming under-class man so that Dorothy Won't be lonesome when Potter leaves. 24. Esther Cay Smith leaves her standing order of two dishes of jello to Continued on Page 38 qnm-V-Wann ??5,,,,,,,q,,. ,. , f---W, WW --YY -. vw--W-7. , ,.,,, .,, , qw., ..V.. ,, ..,,,.,..,,..v.N ,-,, ,, ..,,,,,,,,-,,i,t,,,4,,,,.,,,,,., ,,,.,,,,,.,-,,,,,. .,,,,,,, ,..,,,,.,,.T,,,,,, ,,,,.,,,,,,,,f, , .,T,,,,,.,,W ... ..,,,,....,,,,:,4,,.,,,,G!,,,,,,,wVH l THE LAST ROLL CALL Fellow students, classmates dear, Gather 'round from far and near. l Weill loyal be and praise to the sky, Our own Alma Mater, Ada High. We've tried to get some real book learning, And if you are not too disceming, .You'll discover that we've done very well, We've learned how to read and how to spell, As well as other various interesting phases, Of languages and history-Oh we've had crazes Of Orange and Black britches and silly pork pies, i Knee-length socks and gaudy bow ties. But we'll really miss the old institution, And we haven't quite reached the solution l Of how to say our last fond goodbye i To the stately portals of Ada High. We shall think of the early morning knell Of the merciless, heartless alarm clock bell, ' Which rang and rang 'till we opened our eyes, I For soon it made us realize ' That we must wend our weary way, To the home of our thougixfs, our work and our play. We pause r- we leave, no more to return- As our lockers we clean, our books we burn. i We look ahead with plans full of gladness, But Linder it. too, is a farewell sadness. Some may move from where they've resided, But oft in tlte future our minds will stray To the school where many a happy day Was spent in acquiring lots of knowledge, Some will be workers, some go to college, But fond memories will with all of us stay Long after our Graduation Day this May. We leave to the juniors as their heritage From us, who are older by far and sage, The fun, the laughter and the hard work, too, That all of us seniors had to do. ' A happy lot-my children dear, And may you have as happy a year, As ours seems in memory-Ah, but then, We'd dread going through it all again! So here's to Miss Becher, from those who annoyed her May she soon be happy with her handsome lawyer, Her senior class was a trial, I suppose, But she bore it with splendid calm and repose. ln class, one charming girl, Confucius say- That oriental Miss Aurora Alay. One who wears red-of vivid hue Catherine Atha, I knew you'd guess who. Earl Baughman is a boy with a winning smileg We're not wrong when we say he's a pal worth while. Martha Bosse is our bid for glamour, For her favors the boys 'shore' do clarnour, A red-headed gal is Pauline Branaug i An interesting life Iill bet sheis planninf i Continued on Page 22 ,,,,,,,t ....,..,,.., , ,,.., .,.L....,,.., La ,. ,..,s ...,..-..,....,a...,..-aaa., ..,.se,s.,,.,s .. page 17 ,t ,...L,,., MM ,L,.-.,,-- .,.t,, ,M .. ,M are t,.t.. .... L THE CLASS PROPHECY After checking all morgues, cemeteries, hospitals, and prisons, trying desper- ately to unearth some trace of the outstanding class which left Ada High School in ,4O, the investigating committee had almost given up hope when a sudden inspira- tion came. It is queer that they hadn,t thought of looking in the most natural place in the world for a record of this class. The following information was gathered from the 1960 NVho,s Vlfho: Kin Vvlilliam X of Norwa abdicated his throne for the woman he loved, S Y Betty Wzilly Doersam. I Englandls adopted sen and our former classmate, Alban Potter, has been made poet laureate of Great Britain. Helen Spar is star pitcheiein the WO111Cll,S National Softball League. Lorraine Chaney is the catcher in the said league Qur studious Esther Gay is now President Smith of Stevens Iufiior College and has made a great hir with all the girls. Earl Stober has sold broadcastin risfhts to the Crunch Crunch Breakfast Flake - , - . 3 .P ,, Co. on a new children s serial entitled, ' leanny. Lois Davis' he locks have ut her into l-loll wood. Her next ieture will be I II YY P II Y P a revival of the Red-l-leaded Woman. Evelyn Iones has been named English teacher of Ada High School. Harold Zimmer manages a theatre of his own, employing several of his former classmates, children as ushers. Little Bobby Dickmeyer, Ir., one of the ush- ers, was sent home last week due to a cold. But as there is a chiropractor in the fam- ily, he will soon be able to resume his work. Mildred Parker, Dean of Vxlomen at the world-famous Colleye of Bachelor- . . . . . . 1 O - . ettes in New York City is havinfr a tryiazrr time kee ine down those fliofhtv twins I I 5 7 o Y n P tr D .f of bachelorism, lxflargorie Vx-'hetzler and yleltn Rew. Viola Trautner has returned to her home town of Cincinnati and is very happy with her iob in a feed store. Norma Qbenour, the outstanding attraction at the Buckeye Skating Rink, is featured as mldhe Girl with Trieksf' Earl Baughman and Lewis Elwood are now on their seventh big week in the floor show at the T. N. T. Tavern. Aurora Ala f was recentl named Dean of the Colleve of Pharmac at Ohio I I Y Y ev Y State University. ' Alice ean Klingler married her hi h school sweetheart, im lrvin. The now I I o I g I I Y live on a rarm and are ver haw v with their two sets of twins. . Y H31 . .... . Reed Hubbell is busier that ever raising guinea Pigs. lncidentally he says if you lift a uinea iv by its tail its e es will fall out. . S . P a . I Y I I I A new guide service has been established in the Canadian North Woods un- der the direction of Hazel Ream. Ruth Weber has been employed as stewardess on the Ground Flight Co., flying between Lima and Ada. Ro er Pau h, world's most famous ballet toe dancer on the ti htro e, was re- g g . . . g P . , centl with the Barnum 81 Bailey circus at Ada. lncidentall , one of Gerald Caris Y I .f I , , Y I famous horses erformed in the Wild West attractions of the circus. . P I Page 18 Continued on Page 20 WOMEN AND THE CROSSROADS By RUTH STAGER In ancient Athens the women stayed at home, attending to the affairs of the house. They never acted as hostesses when their husbands had parties, and were only seen in public at the theater and at certain religious festivals. Sharply contrasted to this custom was that of the Aztec and Babylonian women. These Mexican women shared in most of the occupations of the men. Some learned to read and write, others learned the principles of astronomy and astrology. The Babylonian women often engaged in business for them- selves. ' In out-of-the-Way places on the globe geographers have found strange peoples among whom the rights of the mother are stronger that the rights of the father, and where women perform many duties which elsewhere belong to men. In most highly civilized countries the women come to outnumber the men. This is due primarily to the fact that men are more exposed to death from industrial accidents or war. In the world as a whole there are slightly more men than women, although with the white race alone the proportion is reversed. The progress of women in civilized countries has been slow. becoming more marked as men and women learned that one could not advance far without the other. Men and women alike must be Htted to bear a share in the nation's support and betterment. Old-fashioned propriety usually has shaken its head in shocked protest when women demanded new privileges. The controlling conception of the proper status of women prior to the nineteenth century was ex- pressed by Pericles in his eloquent funeral oration. He said, "And if I am to speak of womanly virtues let me sum them up in one short sentence: To a woman not to show more weakness than is natural to her sex is a great glory, and not to be talked about for good or evil among men." The organized women's rights movements began in the United States in 1848, as a direct out- growth of the anti-slavery struggle. The story of won1en's gains was long and trying. but finallv in August of 1920 ratifications were obtained from the necessary three-fourths of the states, and suffrage was extended to all women over twenty-one years of age. Women have slowly gained power, until in 1040 they are represented in nearly all fields of work. ln 1924 Wyoming and Texas elected women for state governors. Nobody knows what the future holds in store for women. The fairer sex is advancing szpeeflilv in the fields of medicine and law, formerly considered a man's job. Long after schools generally felt the influence of co-education, law schools and medical schools failed to provide for the needs of women. In 1930 there were approximately nineteen times as many men practicing medicine as there were women. Florence Ellinwood Allen, a prominent woman lawyer, says that there is a great field for women in law and that modern women are deeply affecting the ad- ministration of justice. There are perhaps 'many women who genuinely love and are interested in people and their needs. Nursing as a career offers an opportunity to help mankind in deepest need and prepares young women to more adequately make good homes. Florence Nightingale put it, 'KNursing is an art that concerns every family in the world." Those of you who Find shorthand a fascinating art, should consider the profession of shorthand- reporting. It may surprise you to know that shorthand-reporting is one of the most exclusive and re- munerative professions, and the average earnings are greater than those of the doctor and lawyer. Adelaide S. Baylor says, 'iliverv girl is a potential homemaker and for eighty to ninety per cent of them potentiality ceases and reality begins. It is. therefore, proper to assume that the major respon- sibility in the lives of practically all Women in America is that of hornemakingf' l have only mentioned a very few of the professions which ofler an outlook for modern women. Somewhere in the world there is a niche with our initials carved on it. Let us start out tomorrow to find it. There can be no greater reward than that which comes from the knowledge that we have done our best: everything possible to advance our CCPIIZYIT-C and social haopiness. A clue to our path comes from a quotation from Achmed Abdullah. "I have made the discovery that, when all is said and done, the old-fashioned much ridiculed decencies of life are the main basis for success and happiness-and by the 'decencies', I mean chiefly three: honesty, physical cleanliness, and loyalty." Continued on Page 64 Page 19 X s 1 . MT M Ti "'iihm'a" ""4il"" ---1---M ..a....-.,........., . , J., , L, .........,a AMN ..,,,.....,....,.. .... r... me-- TM 'A' i l rv-. , f Q , , .. -. - ,L ,rjh 5 ,ii V ' l cff2,.:U,i,51 ifgilx' .J - ' -:sv 'E r ' - Z' ' ,,.-.T F' E. E.. --winlwrwfuvra V Page 20 a -if-as-zulu-V v-V-W-V-,-W--avi .. ...,l,.,, ,... ,,. -.,,.,,,,,,,, ,,wn,,,,k,W-,Wmhm in V THE CLASS PRGPHECY Martha Bosse just won top honors as the best-dressed woman in the United States. Catherine Atha and Pauline Branan are putting the crinkles in the cookies at the Crinkle Cookie Company. Marshall Weber is flying the trans-continental Plane, "Cone With the Windl' twice daily. Leona Motter and Ann Lowman have Hnally joined the long list of artist's models. Frances l-loyt is conducting the sale of those gaudy satin shirts that men are raving about these days. The most talked of radio actress and songbird is none other than our Sonia Davidson. EX-President of the American Rotary Club, Thomas Webb, is the great in- ventor of the Rocket that now makes weekly trips to the moon. Edna Hubbell is in much demand by Broadway producers to Play negro char-- acter roles. It all came about as a result of the senior Play of ,4o. Iames lvloser has accl. ired such a Enite knowledge of agriculture that he is considered an authority on the raising ei hybrid corn. I Dorothy Orwick has established an art studio in the heart of Ada. Brownie Pettit and Tom l-lall are capitalizing on their debating Power. You can hear them airing their views at 6 a. nw. every morning over station C. Y. U. R. Sara lane Piler, the hast in the class of ,ao to receive the matrimonial vows, is considered the perfect liosifsz-. Arlene Luft has just hnished the book, 'll"loW to Win and Influence Cats." The book is more or less a collection of her English themes. Rolland Eley has followed in the footsteps of his father and is now preaching at the l-luntersville Church. Catherine Pratte, successor to Kate Smith, is trying patiently to get the moon over the mountziiir. The line of le-larrods in the scicnce department at Chio Northern University iust can't be broken. Rachel has replaced her father and is doing very well. Tom Richardson is swinging and swaying his own band after the inimitable fashion of the old favorite, Sammy Kaye. The book, "The Art of Novel W1'iting,l, written by Helen Wingate, has inst come oil the Press. This book is especially noteworthy as it was written from the authorls personal experience. Nelson McBride has joined the large world of Hollywood extras. I-le recently played the part of a tiger in the current Tarzan hit. It used to be Robert Taylore-now itls Richard Messeiiger. Vife could not locate Eloise Vfalker. It is believed that she is lost somewhere in the Pacific in her attempted Pow' r pill lliqlat. Vfarren Hull and Eugene Czonse have joined forces and are terrorizing the country with their kidnappings and bank robberies. They say that they got their idea from the Senior Play, in which they Played these same roles so successfully. lilorence Staley still believes in the Wright man. Continued on Page 64 mme -- i... .. .imuaj-g..,MW Mm an, .. . NAME Helen Spar ........ Catherine Pratte Martha Bosse ..... Norma Obenour Ruth Sta ger ...... Nelson McBride Alban Potter ...... Iames Moser ...... Louise Moore ,.... Helen Rew . . . Gerald Caris ...... Roger Paugh ...... Rolland Eley ...... Torn Richardson Arlene Luft ...... Eugene Crouse .... Alice Klingler .,.. Marshall Weber Lowell Klingler ..,. Earl Stober .. Hazel Ream ...... Lois Davis . . . Warren Hull ...... Esther Smith ..... Lfiildred Parker .... Evelyn Iones ...... Harold Zimmer .... Aurora Alay ....,. Richard Messenger Ralph Wright .... Florence Staley ..,. Sara Pifer .....,... Brown Pettit ...... Marian Rutledge Ruth Weber ...... Lorraine Chaney Edna Hubbell ..... Tom Hall ........ Earl Baughman ,... Robert Dickmeyer Leona Motter ..... Helen Vlingate .. . Tom Vlebb ....... Eloise Walker ..... Dorothy Orwick . . . Ann Lowman ..... Rachel Harrod ..... Catherine Atha Lewis Elwood ..... Sonia Davidson .... Frances Hoyt ..... Pauline Branan .... Reed Hubbell ..... kia rjory Whetsler Betty Doersam .... Viola Trautner .... Miss Becher ....... THE AMBITIOUS SENIORS Sono God Bless America ..... Liehestraurn . . . . . .,.. . . . . . In a Little Dutch Garden . .. S catterbrain .............. Music Maestro Please . .. In the Mood .......... Confucius Say .............. Let Me Call You Sweetheart Careless ................... I Love Life ......... South of the Border . . Pretty Quadroon ....... All the Things You Are Tuxedo function ............ When You Wish Upon a Star Beer Barrel Polka ...... .... My Prayer .......... Beer Barrel Polka ....... Stardust ................, In a Little Dutch Garden .... I Thought About You . .... Careless .............. Srtatterlzrain ............ Over the Rainbow .......... When You Wish Upon a Star My Prayer ................. Careless ..... Crazy Moon ........ Starlit Hour ............ My Old Dog An' Me South of the Border . Starlit Hour . . : . . . Do It Again .............. Does Your Heart Beat For Me Does Your Heart Beat For Me Careless ................... At the Balalailaa .. Sugar Blues ....... The Old Grey Mare ........ The Man That Comes Around South of the Border School March Song If I Only Had a Brain .... Starlit Hour ........... Tell Ille Why Sugar Blues ..... In the Mood .... Oh, Iohnny ....... Beer Barrel Polka .. I Love You Truly Oh, Iohnny Oh Scatterhrain ...... . ...... . In a Little Dutch Garden .... Careless ............... Faithful Forever . . . In the Mood .. . Night and Day .. . . . AMBITION Athletic Teacher ........ . . . Own an Electric Organ Airline Hostess ...,. Great Roller Skater . Nurse and Surgeon . Mechanic ........ . . Aeronautical Engineer Farmer ....,... . . Model . , . Organist . . . Printer . . . Farmer .....,.. Electrical Engineer Get Married . .. Housewife . . . Aviator ..... Stenographer . Aviator ..... Be President Farmer ..... Secretary . , . Housewife . . . Farmer ..... Teacher .....,. Private Secretagy . Teacher ....... Engineer . . . Pharmacist . . . Be a Success Electrical Engineer Play on Radio ,... Singing ....... Lawyer ........... Own a Stradivarius . To Go to College To Go to College .. Stenographer ....... Settle Down and Be :1 Electrical Engineer . Engineer ...... Go to France .. . Stenographer . . . Patent Lawyer .. Tahiti .,.,...... To be Somebody .. Social Girl ...., Housewife ..... Beauty Operator .... Blacksmith .......,. New York Advertising Housewife ......... Roller Skater . .. Craftsman . . . Housewife , . . Housewife . . . . . . Secretary . Housewife Local Boy NICKNAME Sparkie . . . Katie . . . Blondie .... Shortie .... Sweetie Pie Nelly ..... Buck . . . lim .... Tommy . . . Helen .... lack . . . Rog .... Gene . . Tom ..... Harnbone . Crusoe . . . Klinger . Mark . . Slim . . . Stober . . . Ream . . Red .. Hen . . . Smithie . . Milly . . Ionesie . . . Zim . . . Lolita . . Dick ..... Pee Wee . . Shrimp . . . Pifer . . Prof ..... Half-Pint .. Ruthie . . . Clzaney . , Snoodles . . . Vxlindy . . . Wimpy . . . Bob-o-Link Blondie . . . Frenchy . . . Spider .... Toots . . Spooks . . . Grandma . . Rex ...... Iohnny . . Squire . Sunny . . . France . . . Polly . . Gabe , . . Margy . . . Plumber . . . Vi .... Dot . . D1sPos1'noN Happy-go-lucky Musical Quiet Pleasant Leaderous Changeable Moody Bashful Temperamental HHPPY Bashful Loveable Sleepy Financial Conservative Lazy Ioking Dignified Modest Reliable Changeable Independent Forward Studious Ioking Shy Nonchalant Iolly Friendly Different Happy Dignified Fickle Collegiate Nonchalant Happy Ioking Carefree Independent Loveable Sweeutempered Studious Businesslike Moody Original Lazy Talkative Quiet Independent Poetic Quiet HHPPY Independent Independent Silly Glamorous Law Abiding Pa ge 21 A-'--M-wa.-new , z Q Q 4 L 5 3124 f f f ,Y i s 1 Ji f.3j . - 7, ,,.. L . .. ., ,.,...... W.-.sw .,,.Y.-N.,-.F-.,..........--- ...U , YF .-.- . , -2 page 22 THE LAST ROLL CALL Next on the list is nice Gerald Carisg VVe could tell tales but they might embarrass. Right out of the Forest comes Lorraine Chaney, She's fast at basketball and also brainy. A chill and a shudder announce Gene Crouse As we remember him in 'Hob Goblin Housef New right in here we find the name Sonia, But we're too shy to feed you bologna. Another red is our cute Lois Davis, Beauty and brains, she certainly gave us. Then we come to Robert Dickmeyer, ln football, no one could kick higher. An all-around athletic is Betty Doersam, On the basl-:ethall team she really floors 'em. Roliund Eley is good at drum and cello, In fact, we think he's a versatile fellow. Lewis Elwood, we couldn't omit, The quiet type, but he sure has 'it'. Though he was often behind the eight ball, He's a boy we all like-Here's to Tom Hall. Rachel I-Ian-od is sweet and petite, We're very sure she'll be hard to beat. One of our class who was always adtoit, ls a shy little Miss named Frances Hoyt. Stealing the show, who but Edna Hubbellg All laughed at her 'til they were bent double. Reed Hubbell is another dramatic star, Who in the art of acting could go quite far. Well. look who's here-it's Warren Hull, When he's around there's never a lull. Evelyn Iones is sweet and smart, From her company, we're loathe to part. Alice lean Klingler-active in classwork, Energetic and cute, she never did shirk. Lowell Klingler is lanky and tall, For him every girl will likely fall. A little fhcme-body' is Ann Lowman, But when she's around boys, its-Alas woeman! Our Co-editress is Arlene Luft, And friends of hers are never rebuffed. Nelson McBride is a shy, handsome lad, With good disposition and seldom sad. Clark Gable, Bob Taylor, have nothing, we say, On Dick Messenger, hero, in our class play. Louise Moore has a principle from which she doesnt vary This policy we mean is the well known "cash and Carey Iames Moser is the next in line, He's a nice boy, we think heis fine. Leona Motter is a blond And of her we're very fond. Continued on Page 56 V v g 1 Y 1 H ' sngvub-f ,V 4 vig. u " 9ff:R.":.f:f1Q ' Q 173' "'gv','.' I Mi 6 ,f fri: 1 . '15-it J' u Qaagkgmsiii ,g,?.xl, M .4 3' 5 5. xv , v Q .,' sw ts! a 1. A a xy af, L '5- 1 , Q , . ....-.......i... ABOUT THE TEACHERS With ideals so fine. And the ability for teaching, Mr. Roberson, our principal, Has a name that is far-reaching. With a vast knowledge of verbs And a collection of nouns, Miss Hunt has gained Many literary crowns. If you want to build a house Don't be as timid as a mouse just get Mr. Grove to help you plan, For he's the most accommodating man. You hear everyone say: "Miss Baum's ideas are handy." That's the reason the G. A. A. ls so fine and dandy. He teaches hard Algebra Through careful planning That's right - you have it, its Mr. Lanning. The inside or outside Of any machines works Can be fixed in a miuute By Mr. Mertz. A vast knowledge of music Has been obtained by Miss Titus: She has taught the choruses rhyth That surely rates excellent plus. Fxfl iss Me Dorialdfs name Came from a great Scotch clan, That has gained much fame For trpachizziga Home Ee., plan.. Mrs. E-ilawlfs irindhness Can never he surpassed, Arid we know her friendliness ls the kind that lasts.. ge 24 IH Ready, willing, and able Are the words he doesn't avoid. This fits our Superintendent- Capable Mr. Floyd. She knows her Caesar And her Vergil too, This is our Latin teacher- Miss Crawford to you. Football and basketball Compose his favorite meat, But to see Mr. Shipe's art Is in itself a great treat. The praise for this man, Should be scorned at by none. Because he dressed up the band. We salute Mr. Davidson. The pecking of typewriters Is perfect bliss To our commercial teacher, Miss Evelyn Smith. In 'the agriculture room Promising farmers bloom. Many might seek the credit But-Mr. Augsburger is the one t When it comes to history, Few could be better Than everyone's friend, Miss Dorothy Becher. In chemistry or math, Far from faulty, ls the very keen reasoning, Of Mr. Taulbee. In English she is fine, In French she is divine, o get it You should know without this rhyme That Miss Felty's friendly all th e time. .51 -. -.- -ua---M Y , W AMW... -Y Manga.- . , im, .,,, , , .,., ., ,..,..q,, . J UNOIRS Left to right, top row, Joe Davfs, Joe Ellison, Allen Soles, Robert Berger, Walter Sousley, Lyman Turner, Kenneth Bauman, Gl nn Neiswander, Ralph Neiswander, George Dally, Harold Bosse, Keith Cosner. 2nd Donnan Jimison, Charles Mathewson, Bill Martin, Robert Gunn, Donald Spar Eugene Walls, Marion Black, Harry Krofft, Clair Elwood, Roger Dodge, Clarence Crawford, Lloyd Early, Leo Nixon, Franklin Berger, Robert Needy. ' l st. Row, Franklin Grubaugh, Hazeldean McCool. Doris Steiger, Rosemary Hofer, Doris Klingler, Dorothy Fulks, Dorothy Guyton, jane Castle, Geraldine Moore, Yolanda Willeke Mary Stambangh, Lucylle Creps, Dorothy Chaney, Clyde Cheney,Walden Yale, Bernard Eley Bottom Row Marie Van Atta, Marian Crawford, Dorothy Rew, La Donna Neubert, Isabelle Hubbell, Irene Hover, Mary Firestone, Lucille lxlingler, Mary Shadley, Miss Evalyn Felty, Miss Ada Hunt, Martha Gatwick, Russell Stauffer, Virginia Mertz, Betty Focht,Ri1ey McElroy, Dorothy jenkins, Evan Simon, Dorothy Long, George,Derringer Page P J Sophomores Page 26 Freshmen 0 l l P I l TENTI-I GRADE Top row fleft to rightlz Andrew McBride, Robert Underwood, Carl Cand- ler, Iohn Castle, Thad Gardner, Leonard Binkley, Iohn Ferguson, Russell Boutwell. Third row: Dorothy Thompson, Betty Guyton, Avanelle Kindle, Marie Bink- ley, Helen Philpott, lean Krofft, Betty Greenawalt, Ruth Ryan, Edith Ellis, Roland Rodenberger, Andrew Fender, Emerson Moser, Willis Derringer, Edmund Schaefer. Second row: Leota McBride, Emma Willeke, Katherine Abbot, Marilyn Watts, Margaret Kinnear, Margie Peterson, Mary Atha, Iune Newland, Martha l-lull, William Trowbridge, Clair Motter, Charles Spar, Donald Sterling, Eugene Wenglowski, Walter Sheets, Tom Rutledge, Leo Wright. First row: Theo Walls, Dorothea Wood, Vera Wilson, Mary Webb, Wayne Shadley, Eranklin Brace, Iimmy Black, lyliss lean MacDonald, Miss Evelyn Smith, Gerald Shuster, Beulah Mae Spar, Betty Klingler, Marie Mazzulla, Alice High, LaDonna Sleesman, Lucille Hanna. NINTI-I GRADE Top row fleft to rightj: Pauline Shadley, Mary Stager, Dorothy Derringer, Iimmy Bauman, William Durst, Billy Dodge, Iunior Tarr, Billy Sanderson, How- ard Elliott, Arthur Agin, I-larry Eackler, Merrill Keller, Billy Boutwell. Third row: Madelon Anspach, Betty Stauffer, Mary Edith Spar, Alberta Kenton, Iune Grubaugh, I-lelen Klingler, Barbara Wolfrom, Mildred Io Williams, Carol Lowman, Rollin Yale, Charles Umphress, Everett Lenhart, Eugene Snare, Eugene l-loyt. Second row: Ruth Stober, Dora Ann Clark, Gilbert Elwood, Freddie Cheney, Erancis Fender, Robert Brace, Charles Cheney, Arden Roberson, Betty Io Wright, Ioyce Lamale, Doris Kindle, Ruth Berger, Marjorie Kistner, Ioan Tyson, Marilyn Packard, Ralph Obenour, Iunior McQuown, Sylvan Simon, Louis Brentlinger, Al- bert Berger, Nlr. Donovan Lanning. First row: Marcine Clum, Goldie Branan, Glenna Whetsler, Betty Gunn, Mary Canaan, Frances Kinnear, Eloise Schaefer, Ianice Iohn, Mary Io Main, Margaret Creps, Donna Mazzulla, Ieanette l-lelber, Mabel Thompson, Rosella Pugh, Betty Roessler, Rosella Lansing, Goldie Bosserman. , X W A, ,M,,,,mi ,muh i., 1 Page 27 Eighth Grade Page 28 Seventh Grade EIGI-ITI-I GRADE Top row fleft to rightj: Ernestine Walls, Loretta Lawrence, Herbert Ans- Pach, Elsie Neu, Dotty Baum, Eunice Earrar, Stafford Hanna, Max Klingler, Ralph Price, Francis Barry, Billy Rambo, Grover Boutwell, Marie Hover, Dorothy Man- key, Robert Elliott, Helen Agin, Lorene Shadley. Second row: Charles Blymyer, Harry Banks, Nick High, Gerald Motter, Ralph Keller, Elmer Willeke, William Pifer, Charles Hoyt, Robert Stair, Maurice Umphress, Charles Yearsley, Eaye Moore, Shirley Kuehne, Patty Eocht, Mona Myrl Hathaway, Virginia Eerguson, Elsie Wilkins. Eirst row: Iohn Staley, Howard McBride, Dallas Cheney, Arthur Baughman, Ernest Wingate, Ioe Motter, lean Ann Tremaine, Miss Baum, Mrs. Hawk, Ethel Sneary, Marjorie Taylor, Marjorie Welty, Ioan Klingler, Violet Slusser, Gene- vieve Ream. SEVENTH GRADE Top row Cleft to rightj : Marie Long, Jack Carey, Shirley Stanyer, Ruth Ash- baugh, Dorothea Kindle,'Betty Lou Hunsicker, Ella Whitaker, Patty Ryan, Ered Reed, Audrey Barry, Robert Baum, Lloyd Van Atta, Herbert Clum, Clyde Con- ley, Albert Garver, Myroii Nelson, Donald Beach, Raymond Greenawalt, George Hesser, Harry Vlfolfe, Lowell Crowe, Robert Shinaberry, Louis Good. Second row: Richard Derringer, Randall Roberson, Ruth Erazier, Thelma Zimmer, Ruth Grubaugh, Wilda Gunn, Roger McElroy, Harry Sousley, lane Tur- ner, Mary Alice Spar, lnez Dodge, Helen Snare, lean Ann Klingler, Adelva Mor- ton, Carolyn Snyder. ' Eirst row: George Elwood, Charles Wood, Virginia Cheney, Barbara Kerr, Helen Wright, Mary Crawford, Doris Sneary, Mr. Mertz, Mr. Taulbee, Esther Dobbins, Gregg Pugh, Ioe Ernsberger, Iohn Stager, Carlisle Kimble, Gerald Lamale. Page 29 , , A-M,-A ,,M,,,,A,. . i. ,. .........., -.-. , r... ,. ....,-.r'n,.,rr....r,.,,.,..-,. ..-,.., ...du 1 2 3 l x l 5 1 ,i A 5 A ei 1 fi 4 5 1 l l l E 3 1 a 1 -i 6 5 A4 3 i E 3 ,4 3 3 I 1 S I l 1 3 , 1 . 1 A i 3 i f 1 el r i ri ,J ,3- A r ,,,..,' , 5 K fr 1 di... 24 ' flag w r, " , ll ' r r l E 5 r 1 L i E lr lf . L 5. 5 , l Q r V SENIOR EMINENCE The President stood in the Hall of Farne, "So great am I" said he, "The fresh, the soph, the juniors, all, Acknowledge the greatness in me." The senior came with head upheld, No fear did he possess. He took his place by the Presidents side, For he knew his mightiness. The President, wise for a learned man, At once saw his defeat. He looked the senior full in the eye, Then made a hasty retreat. Now the senior stands in the Hall of Fameg A beautiful statue he, When the President passes, he bows and says, 'Hill homage I pay to thee." ROGER PAUGH, TI-IE F RESHMAN CLASS We the proud freshmenoi A.. H. S- Will prove to you we've served you best. And we shall continue until the end, Our high school honor to defend., In three more years we shall be The sophisticated seniors of '43'. But still we'll try to serve you best, As we did when freshmen ol A. H. S. GOLDIE BRANAN Page 30 CLASS POEMS THE JUNIOR CLASS We're the Juniors and we know, You always reap just what you sow, Our standards were high the past three years, May our fourth never end in tears. Achievements, requiring both brawn and brain We have been able to attain Athletics, music, and scholastic ability, But with it all a degree of humility, What the future for this class may hold, Only time and providence can unfoldg But we hope that life has just began, For this, the class of "forty one." BOB NEEDY THE SOPHOMORE CLASS Down the path of bygone ages, We now travel day by day. Talk and learn and walk with sages, Gathering all the lore we may. As we slowly turn the pages. Picking out each dusty work, War and tales of all ages When naught -but power- was once preferred. Now our eyes can see a vision We behold our school anew, As we turn with zeal and new decision Thankful for the right to dare and do MARGARET KINNEAR 7""' 'w"""' ' ' T v 1 4 4 A E 1 1 ! l 1 1 2 1 1 4 5 Q 1 2 3 ,I 1 I 3 1 1 l 1 Page 32 VARSITY BASKETBALL Ada High's 1939-40 Varsity Basketball squad made a wonderful record, winning twelve out of seventeen games. Four of the five defeats were handed Ada by class A schools. The team received its only class B defeat from Belleville in the second round of the district tournament and then only by a small margin. Although the team lacked height, they made up for by snappy passing and plenty of fight. The highlight of the season ocourred when the Bulldogs literally trounced Harrod by the score of '50-36. Ada's offensive power this year was shown by an average of thirty-eight points to their opponents twenty-nine. The team's defensive skill was shown by holding our greatest rival, Kenton, to a minimum of points, even with one of the starting five missing. This year's team had the best spirit that has deen shown by an Ada fiv in many years.Auy spectator could see the team played as a unit and not as individuals. This year's starting five included Robert Dickmeyer and Glenn Neiswander at forwards, both being fine offensive players. Ralph Neiswander and Clare Elwood were at the guard position and did some fine defensive playing. Roger Paugh at center was an offensive threat and could always be counted on to get rebounds. Evan Simon , guard and LowellKlingler, center also received letters. The graduation of Robert Dickmeyer anp Roger Paugh who were co-captians this year, will be a loss to the team. This year's sqnad achieved a record that will be envied and admired by iuture Ada High teams. The best way of summing up this year's team is by the words of our coach, Phil Shipe -"This is the greatest group of boys I have ever coached." ,V-77. P ! F 'J s d ky' 'f 'Qu 4' X pgzfeatgdual' Ad!! . :R cfm ilnem 'rn 'rn un- sewn 44. 7 W W ADA. Feb, 17-Ada mm tv TNQ 0 A - moving ann mama Uv Wah SMX W .1 smmky much . 4s-za 1 hlhqfg' MQ frw- sen... ana mp. seg F 'd nm in Aan gym .z sq, . I V wi- Bfixgnlnow nu. . rec' .,,.771e 4 I' 10?"n, 00 , M' Tu' Mu" I 10 wins in 13 g-me-, und v by 2 ,O 41. ,U X , W e,,' 1211 Smlulry -e hui Gy cum mir mm with v ., fegbuu 4, kb ac, by 0 L. wmlkmm., -na sz. Mn me Qfnql 'QD'-'dQ.'1o,,, 8 '90 Ad, hid, MW, fm will mx: two weeks. V of :bw bu, so, wff lb ghd? ng., mppon of an Bulldog 1 The 'Pm' 0' MH? F I:eid"fe ,I e 3 Grape 'lb 'be f, any nigh: when me,4 20. "mg fog 'h' Q" 25.1 'fi ,"f 9 '01 ru" Se 7, Ismdulky on me locnl no-1 D?2iKZ'Q.i" 4351514 ' M ,"fvbA,""v.,""'zf,,,"ff1- Page 0, fm-I hm 1-me of the -Q--f per. defenders tim "' e,, '1-a and 'PP 'Usb Wa "Wa ' AMW? Pfvlimimry mm -1 xcore most of Ad Die he gphfls 'ur "P pf, We '5'b,, 'ef te' bi-4 0P"'i"K '-5' 'ann with close in. upper "e:,,:"'v.v,,, 'fn N'f'be 'be of ', 'Wg "be CI, 52,7 smvv vf inerveriehesd nllyer sewn won nh. 101.6 P: hide: ,O ffgmffed 'iv sow u'9,,,bv Qyflu 6, qlfhll Shine hu devehved 1 fe , e, Nbyb Ryhvbv de, Joh go 0,17 11,6 .70 aff' tht: won nine out of twelve E392 'mb ..,"'wf1"" 'PJ 1J'.Rf-,".'vWff"f Ne'00ap2"'f1A..1,fZ'.C1Q"1f.'l"'1fe',1"cf""'1Zf"" by sjlffiruufluyhawq Z7'f"Jb'rZ fx-,,f'?l3,.':lf Z'-if pqdue district. in W Pig, 15 0114 'L af ce me f' M Pa -154 Q, '14, Glmes n sz. Mnryx, Feb. G, Nmmnvf . mcumeyef '11 he INFIN The Bulldogs met the Bluffton Pi- rates in a retum encounter this time Ada played it- ' ml home game of on the summer floor, when may: ww' ,Y wr Sand-wry, a staved off B .mamma Pirnta any H' YEA 5-1 they deferred La win 43-41. Bob Dickmeyer. H: ggi 10 Y 45-23' um-9 forward, wa. mp ' DOG '56 - Iwured by Glenn contest with 1 baske yj, QS .--F mum W fam 35 '-he in the lm minute an to mean a ao-an ue. Yn 3 me opening pe. , the Pirates 16.1 mfs. sm meg" Paugh led B sec- Dnd 1,-mmf arm which pu! the Pur' me and com in front at the half 20- 13. In the uma Summa the Bw lfnked very impressive and u me ren: to lead as-za. Af' QU .HGH l.u ,umm fnxvnard bagged 21 mg, Hnoguvnugh, senior cenwnfol, .ved with 13. sr-mf led Upper with sr points. The game also featured me improv- wnrk uf Evan simon, junior gum, .0 sw considerable mann. wma G. :iswandcr and Elwood pmyel fine v games if was Paugws and Dick- last home game as they are manga of buchen at the 5 Q 'enjvf Of' the Scum? 9 V Fun' chapter Bluffton - Q -X 4 Block' .9 6' .vagal-ganind. with NJ- 0 v e 4 pwasv vs. -. ,...,-- 'muh Phil shape will :um his .qum ref. mm mmany in pnpmam fu rnlment puny which mm .Q cu- nwmny md Friday. Dr-wing 1 be made Monday at cu-ey. Am 1 Blufitnn u exempmd vang' an 11. ,N airway tn me aim-in bqnr mem wmme playing in counts els. wlwwmu mm sm-g mm me Adm Bulldogs nm mm- fourtl m. of the mm Wednesday nsgm fast 44-as co-nm at w.p.xu-mu le w.un't aeciaed until me nw nute of play. fin lea 9-1 at the end of the nm Q but mixed 19-1'1 at the half ' 1' 9 Q! 1 ' 31 Q' '51 the nundogs raw 45 ' A v S? ,J 4-,E Hg, They rallied to Luke Q 31 . Q . N nw mmm: 1' Q S Q' v. 'C' Q ?s" , eflm 9:15 ima me am: pu-and Qlgween Ralph and cm F came. The Py' Q Wig? qv' G gig? Pau n. Q n sl: z, 5,0 fo I 'e.,,, "fd 739 Q, 1-gba, jq Si,sa'.e wwumnm me following Q Q- .1 Exwona. 1 Q , , . L. H, mme nmgf Y Q 4, ,s be Qc v W mow W ,BN lm gum, pu ""4r,,, 5., 0 ., w.,,, .,,M,, Un 'he 'fn 'Q '+., mmprm um gcneanle 'nw E 4' - K - 1-ver, Diem. S 9' 9 4 sd fi M, N QC., , . foul ,ws S Q94 Q if Q-was-985' K? ,s3,QQgie?,f.A,.'mm QQ iqwmmmm.. 'nu Q - - - V . ,, , . . 'fn'-L Q fa, "1e,,'ff . fb 0,9 'Q-.,, we Q Gonqmll mm- me district cam n Q 4. Q agp N, .9 ,,,, ,E Q, ,mmm of mi: sfmxv Reodfhbe If-,.441q, 'fr 094019 '75 '11, 49:1 ,fog nment at Carey as an efempl f' . . - . A 3? Q94 2' 4' r-v Hn, 5Qn.1.-umm in" 'hr 'ref -Pe " "G, 'bv S R 42, Inge school Drawinds w1ll The Resewes W, ,V se be his QQ eff Sv SEQ .wx , Q, . W ' . ' '50 1 . 'R .ill an " ' EH," -1,,l-Iqhllfvger Da, "9,v,,7fL,70Z1'QZv 036001 Abe mme Monday, nb. za. P lrcoff' Pa-,gh and Bb 354.9 Qi? Q62 JR . ,ff ,N A Q,-' , fjf Lee 11 C,,,,,f +L- 0 ,6 9 1jbf iafznmfsingoodcr Q Q. ,ld clean!! '1 0 lm--ny with 15 ani' ., df?-1, ,u' -Q Ani? -'S' ,Lys-sq".-' In 7lf:""g, X, 'Q "eq, vq, 42, fe "va fv t tonight Coach npmeiily. while G. Neiswk vzakwpbqe qiw as Ni isp 416- ,,,,,.,f,, hs, m m. ' ' 0' , fed, 5' 5 1' Dlckmeyer .I px- ,mm of fm. ingff-rfefwed av.-fff mf my Q vv A .Q Q M-Xf an Aq- Cbqf :D Q, :4 abs 'Pl Q Q anis: LO km. needs B wi, enoughk .7 Q. 58 q'i,,b 6? .5 as Q gf ,Q 5.16 : J, x in P I - and , 'X ,, ob , . V0 , 'Y gd! ,y 6 '35 X QQ :Gig PV! n nu so-as md lewfv sy W K' me' Q Lvwbf NP M-Y Wh' Q 'wig Y NE' QS T na fe -. z If 1 ' 1, 4, Q P ' 6" ef' P' Q5 aa' ore Against Harrod cane.-11' Q .qk"' SQSWS'-Q' .,f"w'be? .w 5' gf- .4 the mam 4 N . ' , , - . . 01, Q Q' ,""r' 'X 3 og, 0 P em and 'goof 4. ,Q .F Q -. ,'5l,6'Q 3 xsyxqr league mu. 45' S' a Q 'Vinci . 5' 130 X? F rf ZVQ9 6 N49 'SQAA4' 4-4' w 6' :Ending ,ig ei Q' 9 3' Q snnao mu chair 1 4 Qqxi 6'-r4'.vz,fs4 P II'?',,, Q 'sq CZ " Q 439 'Q J C9 svggf. Q'A",wx36' kybwy. b baffles lnyel .QLQ ww 0 ' .0 by Q, , anne mmnlm ni,-nc 4- v 5 q , - .45 . , Q K . ot"":ud"C J'i6'cz,-5'1'7 Gbpiilgx ws 4'a,4'bAx-SPG? n",v'v..e.9ff'1L Hufdmma-4-m-mas' vo '96 esibyvivyzvffqksfi 'vii' Q? ivy 'S 'vbkjmm ' 9 Q- f ' 8 ., Q G Q :ve-2e'v. 4 wwf. p- Yzbwe N V844 vi ,Q , 04091 .yy sv of rpvgmgqiq-yq, yjgq Sy vs: mm. '0 9. . A x. 2 . .g 'lb w qw Q1 Q, Ae A4 1 - ' . 'C Q B, N 45' ,ef .49 'lf' Ofc K' J' Q? if cv' P9959 QA ad NVQ!! ADA HUGH WMS h Ovx,x'4,f wsbszg 4592? QP-4635 5, .F'l'y:+'f1Z" Ax-Q Ae 0,3153 Lis" lg n - 9 ,Q jf' ,Qs -www X J- . TOURNEYOPENER A -A og 'X 06.99 6 we v .-, n Q 0 N v Q. 'Hz ,N Qojevo,FQ,,1,' oi, 5, .3 1 N gogvqbios 6704, 9,-Q i,i,.N',, gh 5,33 eQ?s'fy Q, Velfzoslr en' 95 zfzwv' 13 X x-1.3 41' -QP' O Q",,a4' , C, iff 037, i..PbP.s'-v 0 4,3 W4 9 Q fe -Q. 'N bb 'D Q Ra X at , ff-'x.4'4u-1' 0 ow .. f ., Q A . '-xrfozqmagvetb oxevaovidwasof 2,6125 'K 4, ,294 b.,4',Bux1uug, Down umm: chnmpinm 5 ,, ,U -fm-, LJFQSQQ pvszlx 9,6 030. Ad' 596. 3, s,-5'Ab'fc4, s,,l"'r,,efs,,7g 114235 90 ,Q vip, its 085' "I qw '9bBg4'.v"f 42,40 in ovmime ' 3 if 5 5 fad? 4,023 'yt 53' Q, 4l"q56'f13qbi.Q' 6280 ' f of 19 ,- 4, xv 1 gx Q44 .4 9. 4 Q- ,9 5 E ,g .n Q05 'j 6 la v-9,458 4- x ,pf N" 'V C760 b"'4-p"'b'o"' ' aa Q3 Bfwlmzw' qbrweiqkgfvsf Ad ' B 1111 ' ll A f it 559 .E 'g-3 o.-:5"i""0 ri NND' ,v. 55143 34' at V N '11 641 411,-616 'W '66 K 'C'-4? 50 1 08,131 M, 4 -v as " ,"g5."g?"" Pu e We in 'e 6 " w e.sf"55 355 -A' 3 fciixqr be 457-.9 -17 4- 55,0519 few -fr.. -iq 736 51,1 'yew ,NL 4-,QQ -1, Q, R40 0 of the nw, cms tame 1: was me umm: High 5 5 5 A 3: E ,, 1-0 9 Y. ,L K -Q-45, Q in -- lv4e"41, 415 "' .,:"0s, Q45- C0 Aww 11, 'Q' '4, -tw? 'itournnment me wma, when they at ., gg 5553 ty Q wig 5 A 555.gif ig Az' 9 . hhfdsawe A-,,'4 faqs 'Nm 6244. 5,-0"'e,,,""a.,9o,AZ armed the defending chmpam, um., 3? :Q 5: 5 S g E :gag cl' .9 .es avg 5 A an S yefib If A W, 1-4,"Y0,f'f,,a:"e,, Gm L 'wg' mba ,4 4, of ,Vow ,ster,42-40innlhrilling overtime duel!-G Fiqgg 0,2 vw w 3535-5 A 5,1 M 3 P 5 s 0, Af .oo 'Zfvf-v .,,e Q, rf, S-j,,4,e-WD Q VQJQWMQQS. 14,0 There were rcaflly two heruf:s of fhe5t5'5A Eu? 555535155 5 E E5 5 5 E s. N mllvgii 9 M1105 ,iydmmpsxmgsqcy azz, We Quaqq-.rQQ,,4'4 wnfesz. one was Bob Dwkmeyer,3s:g3f5 so 3,556.5 - ,F 8555, 5 gum .,q,NN,,,ve, ' ' Q '. .L I - , whose ml effort tied the score 40-40 1. Q 'wr 'ff ., -Q .gg ,Q L Q M, Q'- Ada Hugh Defents L . 4ft'4,,Wf W. 'YW "Q Qi, "J" ,fwnh but nm seconds to pl:1y.But meg' 5: ffgfgggfgg -4555? ggi? 5 0 in ,JW Nj' N M Van Buren Cagenl ,Mag 4. ofqlgv W., WW fy 53, rem hero of the mem was G. Neis-1 545 fy E gl. 5 gq 5 he SN 2. 6 S 3 4' 4' 5 V, .. Al -.QC S. cw., I M 4 EL '4 ,Lap MQW idelwanaer, wine argpped in 1? bgekecs'sE,.g f-6'-ggia-,J 17'-22:55 Sgggi- 5' 'g g -if -. L, Ne , s Q, 0 Q mm.. 1. -rl.. U... af, . ff, ,, 41 Q0 vm zz palms, hls use two pomts My B Q -e, A S, 55. 5 E 'I ,.. V Scalia. S 5:53:11 qu? 16.65, 'Wk 73, 0? 0,48 :QQLQN6 A23-",0,3e.hand push shot in the overtime m it -5' if ff? bfefm E ggi :, if A: f rg A took an easy 44-32 decisinr s, V, '00, 'G 'lv Ag' Qxbawxn the game' S may vw 127.7 ig ge' jf'wc,8"'c-Q, X4 Q K3 L1 -s 1 ls ' ' van sum. last nigh: w A 4 ui, , 44 '79, W G, .f 4,, ,di Searls dropped in B brace of foulsf- was fm' ,wx we W, -'Zak' l"11,,,, Hex' ' .5 F "' A : undefeated in Class B corvJo .41 'oz '51, la, 'why 1 ,I S ,to Pu, ,he Red ,md Gm, in the lead who M5 hum W wsu fb 'JMC by Sdn, f X.Q' 5 If . grtho ids 11:5 :ost nm? 41, me- 41: Q "Q, '10 az '2-0, G. Nciswandet sank 3 long one, Mic M-S5 01' 111.2 'f'a,,,f fo ,f"n,,,' " ' 'NM N' .,- If , an sc 00" 'he 'P 41 ,541 42 'W '44 4: 4 9 , 1 '1en"Rug"Pnug91 camein with uhm-we' we ' ffl ,, '70 j f., M, 'fn Yxf ,f 5' c,,,,sm,,,,,e ,,,c,,,,, e,,,'Y: 'ef-.,, 'o,, Q6 og? 4 0,1 eine baskets Chat! m added .1 v x..yv'1 ein,-v 4,9 6 9 7,0 Q me became the B-11111, 'f 54 0 6, Q, -1,19 6,1 ,. j . Q , b of , ga W, vp., 'va 5 v7 ' 6., Q4 , ,Q fa ai g 2 Z Q Jr o., 11 4 1 B Q v 7, F1 YY ' 4 , d,v,,,f,,,, 5,,,,,k1 J., ar s 1 'I V 1 94 ,fd 40 4, for Harpvter and sem an tw' W 1- h' 4 fl 1-,, . , 6 - the basket and like , Zahawg 011, Q'0f'.o499"4-4 0'.p,4"f6Q1'0jU4, 6?o'?.v 'Day' .xg -1 nm. Elwood dwppcd ones fhefaogv' Wfid aff ofyfq, A, L0we,f'5m1d 4,4 is fem marked..l Q 41- 14,570,039 'inifh rcG'fu,,fN4f4 Q cyflgjfpa Qv'1+e,'Ner bagged a foul andnkefw 16 logs Hr bflye 'B m'n,,,,, -i7,hf Thu' 'I Mx Mjzee 4 ,'4J,:'o,l4'f4QQQ1e8Q,77p 'wah ,bf-,Qf5,y,-Pfhw 6:0086 ' M F bucket. Ada led 13-5 ae,uf,f151c cymisv 51,0494 if?-q,kvJ,,,,,e If on ,n Di-Yu. Sq mfg: G. fdfwsndwf v 0, 'I Q- 0. ia, wmv,-'fb 1, 4 w, af. Q J H, sv" Q 12 ww Q, 'fr '-:H Hp... 'on 1, E55?ifYflJ?:f :iQfe"f'4-Q 1326: ZS "5:o"4.'4 0 HI? Za' f'91Z'w'a':"D.-'50, 0 of 'he mmf' Pe'i0'i"nx?CQnf3"gh" ' 452.20 ,,'?'1:""ff"'-if 17, 01:1 of vf""""1 R 21 Y Blufffm- L-ms fre M: ws- Qfmfof 4,:::e:z::,,a:f:h:::,:: 5:1 ad- M H "'f Q Ad! High, 43-41 fffq 6 ga' 2i0"Zfw'i,90f'90 ,566 Z'2'f1:"f?0f,, WL-:Pfrpscer milieu and the Ecomxfhc fri: 77:41 .17 HQ, ba 1ii,"w,171'f'9g:fu' re,,,:" BZHWIIQQ1 B 5' X umm 'ro -rn. um. :mm Iwi' -V596 09 V' xv -1167-:'7f4fG'01,q1 1,745 " 'M 2' the mf' AMC, 'ans H5-"'Ur OU: 2 "1 """?'1ff, e' 44-2' i" ez, ' ""e ulld0gS V 2 BLUFFTON, Feb. 10-Ada high flu v9is'V9oi'o1,,w Q49-s6'3 9 "6f"'aG-e Wyman: county champs ral-to mf pg, "a1f"0fs'l75h,f an 8 '7""Phi1 f9"fHr1,,j"f1p 72 Hanes' fhe Hde- 2,2731 defeated Bmmon nm lm night "' 95 'J .395 A Q4 -vc 'V CZ 4? ,d and tied the Score 27 au. Pmxeh, ff Por 'we ' 0175 417 am, 'lm "we, the . Qld. Sk co 'Sr 0 4 4- Htuglfft fa Su, w avg, ZA Q , . , "Av ' 0' 4 1, eu, me Bug, Pm Un: 'il-'46 4 ' f' , 'I on led If the mm- W 1' 0 1 ,A gf -ax ye- 1- - 4. Nelswander and n. Nelswander hm 0,1 - le to an Q-1bn,. ar , un, wi sing -V 4 Q fa , ,lo vc"152 vfnv-as r 726,-, ff rf-I: e, 11, a urn, fe airthe ltglfsog gh gem "fe-'1?.,J1w.Qw' 106' 9 Q55 Aewqvgcvia N! for Ada, while Dinan and SL""cb"""'.x 5' Fldfn U 'V ' me - be-Sew Ada 0 goin: B""d:d 'ls or CHQ S Q" 903' in mm ,fum this' P::f:i"'ggw'6,e ev? vepfza ,gwvezdvbg gv9,,,x5Q,Qfi':5 if pe: cunne'ted for Hm-gsm at maker' he '19 A,f.yl:j1,,,h "1.wgfn!k 'Il1r,, Wea, abs -Y :his :H bnvefhe Hrs? Q 3- 7,3 gn 23A with me mmm Hmm' 1' q,.Lmx.,.Q X 91290 we 0, we A .65 .e,.Adq, at :he uhm-1 pgmd. ' md Wfuvmw LM, Yeh H72 'fmlgwe mga rg, A -Is.,,L si-and a 4- Q mg, Bluffton manwy 32 ,D 40 ,ML Tie 101: wY,,-5' .,9"'5,-1 420' .9 , Early m an final stanza slmcn re- f5m?7'Q '- 177 wb, 111176 af-Q le ff'-slf,,m' ofth "d stay 1-1.s,e 'GNS men aim me wmv at 411 H f 5 - wx 62 ,G Q bw Xxiplaced Elwood, who had three person- m f 5 'wb fwm KW' '11g,v"0rs Wane ' wh ' come edu, 'H in 1- - M. as seconds left.. A, Aaa iflgcseawm pic, bfL4,.,,v0 me ls on him mi m7m-aa' w gage-11 ,G wasp!! Roger m,,,k 54.10 Jn 77.354019 :Q ll Olilg x A 1? '1 Q 1- r . , ' E 'M fo' "fe'1"' .V t B10 43AXvQ 95563 Qxkghgo Yhn-e qmfni baskets by Glenn Neiw- f:7,s"?'.,,o 2520 O," fax? 'ra,,j'o,gf,o': :OOD flush 'lla '1 ar .,,f""nf ,t M, ,M ,m Bea tile, was of -bbs ..f'1N'9ef Rave Ada 2- 39-351936 wffh A ww. Gf,"fU1f5P ,FDS ' r..,,,' for of f.f2.BH1Iu.,4, ""-ee. ma-y mm w ot BB ,Y-new .ego ax ,HL city' fx wr two minutes to pley, naman fn,,1jr,,, '11 ,Y Par E P9 5,82 or th ' rm, S bw e.,,,e me Aa. Bulldog- ' 2 Feb, Z on? K3 to v"'r3',Q ,x.26,,b'hhucket and foul and chmainfs ,9 . G ,y,' fbbb 0f1.,,6" pea halt he wemof 20 'ES .mf bit na tlmethla mm. Ufggorl, -Xiimes ffm "as 66 -cf Eg""'sf1'x- A 2,5 and mv lea 40-39. w4m"f41,,,, - 'fm ,,r"'w ,fr Qorffr tbiferlin Ymqgmm P in ax: :hw 3 45" 'S go 40' i 0 - .f..-:'1' -. fa 1 .Q e au, n wge- L numb msn ng gr A vu, as ,awp ey e Dxclureyers n ntlonn f 7 V n :half qua wig, U cum u':g,h high' M, G, xmm-mer, 1 nffkn-ew-. 1 .... mush. 5 . R. Nmw-nder, x sm..-. H. 1 .....,.,..... Elwuud. l' H.-,........ TISUAIH -. --..-.. Bluffton vm, f .... ..... nm-mr, 1 lm. I ....,. w..,fv. .1 .. :rr.f..f.1.. ., "'iNh!r.K....... .H Haw.. . .,,..... Surkhnldfr, I .,.. .Tfztw ---- t- - The nulxnngg mme,- mmty rf. me :hp me sh nz Green mm. The sm G-33 in favor of B. G. Tl The star of L .lenn New-undo g wr 21 posms, gem Q 19 nm three pan Q Ash nml Dean X 4 vs rs for mp hon: mms between 4 Q --nod ms fm Z K .Q Bulldogs ren' fm my was clos 0 'ore mu behinx O Q nund Ada arms Q m din the anal qu -1 1 The Reserves4 ' an pace, losing an U 5 .an -MW 5 Of' an P- ' Y' 5 W 9 V Q Q W eswanac 5 thnllmg ' 1. fu '11 Gd MN po W W me decxsmn Y, mx .5 ,cf ,pf fb qx X.-A K f I., ed " ,, to ,, er fm, 'G md' rg six of their mt dgm the 3.41 a xx 9- Q v rt me to Wm for Ada If 44 114, rg 1, 'md bf, "St ea A WM "Me '15 X-"W "4f"0e1 J, ' n 19 While Dllzn 'fv IW? 0 H1 lf. mu' 'Ura " 'Pin "W" ""' 'mm 'ix ,-,uudvise nw we Wm we 0, ,Q v If W 1,-, A lf, hu 1,,,po fn, el., ,ul eadvlnmoxn nm B ed nl' 5 5' fsers A n , 2 za H -2 2 . 4 xronfxx Bv3:f,"'s 10 ,gbmlbffly fx X qw I--Q.-QI, ' " A A v: we momma Suiasgmib 'Ulu' 4,v':,w w IA d 0 'vi t ed brand of bumbm on M . fav , ,hemp 0 , t 5111 for -:Zig but If both hams xs expected In '.,,. 5 ,' f:v,d' do f ' -2 " 2 " 0 da fb. 4 pl., might, M.. hu mm faux .v "'2v1., ' f ' rp L P '-,cf 'P Q. f Un, rv 'nvqq 'W Q since the nm mmm-mr ' B 1 ' ' ' ' -- ' f- rl, 0. . - -3 go - a , . v . . . ,P : , b . 65395 Sgsmzat mavddsbas 450: 9. 0,553 px., .,gWL1gup,wrYfh wa, f.,1.:dh gif' l,wfhfO" f Ru fb 140.6 l Hon. ,-of :Sq Q I mm for th. R-mm. r .... . 1 If ' 'W' 5 - WL 42 B3 w I ' M Q' V: be b'll - ' ' ' ' " fl mu! W' a A . x X '. V. x m N ' ' j A 1- 'H-K HQ, A . bah - 'Ad' . 1 'rn , s , az- 'Q' i- .rx--W., R V V , ,, If los' 'M ' Im, an sf . Q im - 5 mr D , 1 fe' 4.910 .- S B 1"- .' X ,- "4 'X 'w 0' 1, " 'Nm ' . . 5 K 35 ge E ' xv x. ' ' xx S 'Wil r f""' "7 ' for nf ned 0 Mx 1+ f., fa 2 ,' uw, 'ff-me Q., 11 L 1 ,cl 5 R2 Q, 'xxx 5 1' 7 57 V Q' Drk a Gs e ' 4 3 lv ln 1 'Ex-:xnxx gukn he peru ,xv v -. .' .- y xn gov . 1 . N .4 A- ,lx Magi, nvatfg Yoxlgvxg, safgx1'5ByugixBu11aE:Q:xg,Q,,.' sy- X, ' " 4 04- . .' ."-.' ,' noun Mxdsu h 4,-,1Swme5 temple, vi 122 riesgdgaitl ,v A. . , 9 I. E c 2 T:- ,N EEE. zz as L ein ZGP in al ies Glen Nciswander T e bam Y A an-we mon 1 me zen. Ada. 1-he 3:? 26 Minutes by men Adds Bulldorrs Faced 2 E. 1 5 V' ' Ar' " ,aa 'P 29. Nx 2222 one of the best Class B fn Q35 are sm md 1-4 4 ,1 s 451. t' Qs wander. ds in We!! Opp' JL' 1. Q. Ryan ythcir la: .S-,,. ,as-v, , mswandersforeh :yg,2g41:'. lg,-' of ms- m 3 minds nna0,1w'+',-,926 , ' . - . 11 - ei m mf- msn minute o.'Qv1KgiIg3I. ' , .,. 4 f,-,mfr and um was mxmxv J. y smy points in 3 game F' .gww high for Ada. x E G, Nvirwandx-r's ze ,mam hrough! his senSnn's total to 150 in ten games for a 15-pain: average, The vi:-tory was me eighth in 11 Sams for me 10- r-ng, Tm-y have mn been defeated by 3 Class rx school, The nmwes also were hoe. derm- iw 'he imma seconds by the mm of so-zo. came, sensational sophn' mm-. lcd me smug wich 9, while Bob Needy dropped in B. Q E EB Ig? K B 9 'lg x , ,i ,xx f I E .55- E. is B 'UH 'WUH 'NA u 1-r II is '3- 'R IU! 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F-1 P'-4 'HH-1 :gg 3 EEE l N i i i i ln 7,7 Page 34 VARSITY FOOTBALL The Ada High school experienced a successful football season, in the opinion of their many followers, in spite of the fact that they won only three of their eight games. Out of the large number of boys that reported to Coach Phil Shipe for practice at the beginning of the season, there were only three lettermen. With plenty of hard work among these willing boys, a fairly strong team was developed to combat Van Buren as the seasorfs opener. Although the final score of this game was 21 to O in favor of the opponents, the teams supporters felt that they were amply rewarded by the team work and good sportsmanship displayed by the locals throughout the game. The next game was dropped to Forest at the score of Z0 to 0: but the pigskin carriers came through for Ada in the following tourney, with a 13 to 9 victory over Bluiflon. The two succeeding games were lost to Kenton and Carey with the score of 13 to O, and 7 to O i1:s,xt-natively. On the following day of combat, we were rewarded with a 16 to 6 victory over North Baltimore. During this game, probably the most spectacular play s d ' tl foem of a twenty-six yard field goal which helped ol the season was witnesge in ie very much in deciding the garne. iw, ,. ,,,. ,,. M., ,,,,.. -,.v , , .wvwavlk-W-1.,p--up-,, ,,,,.,.,, ,,,..a...a, v..-a--,-.mpyw,.W,.-- ,-Y.---,- W---f.',,nmmw -1-rw 'qw INTRAMURAL GIRLS Under the capable management of Mary Iane Firestone, intramural manag- er, the girls enjoyed a banner year in class competition. Five major tournaments, kickball, volleyball, basketball, deck tennis, and kitten ball, were run off between the four upper classes during various times of the year. ln order to secure variety, individual teams participated in five minor tourneysg birdieminton, dart archery, horseshoes, archery and badminton. All of these were new sports introduced by G. A. A. this year. The seniors who have lost only one major tournament Cbasket- ball, freshman year, in their four years of participation, were well deserving of the intramural cup, which was presented to them for the second consecutive time. Gut- standing work in the minor birdieminton tourneys was displayed by I-lelen Spar, Betty Doersam, Betty Greenawalt, and Beulah Spar, and Alice High in dart archery. Participating in intramurals is the principal Way of securing points toward G. A. A. letters. ln the major tourneys, girls receive points only when they are ac- tive in every bracket. - BOYS Intramurals, which are held at the noon hour, are carried on to arouse an in- terest in sports for those who are not out for Varsity sports and to create interclass competition. The sports included in the intramural program are touch-football, vol- leyball, and track. Members of the varsity squad officiated for a number of these events. The classes that carried off honors in the various sports are as follows: Foot- ball, Seniors, basketball, Iuniorsg wrestling, Iuniorsg foul shooting, Seniors. The sports activities have not been entirely completed. The Junior High boys had a tournament of their own during the basketball season, and they were coached by members of the Varsity squad. The tournament was won by the Stinkos, who were coached by Glenn Neiswander. .. ..r.,+..,,, N.. ... . . kgs..- .....-i-.,-s.-,...... Page 35 Page 36 G.A.A. Reserve Basketball 1- I I GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION One of the most active organizations in Ada I-Iigh is the Girls, Athletic As- sociation to which all girls enrolled in the four upper classes are eligible. It is the purpose of the association to promote interest in sports and gymnastic activities as a means of creating physical efficiency, athletic accomplishment, scholarship, and good sportsmanship. A board composed of six girls elected by the association is the governing body of G. A. A. The duties of this body are to conduct the general business of the or- ganization, draw up the rules governing tournaments, award honors, and in all Ways further the interests of the association. Members of the board for this year are I-Ielen Spar, president, Mary Stambaugh, vice president, Marie Mazzulla, sec- retary, Dorothy Ienkins, treasurer, Mary lane Firestone, intramural managerg Ra- chel I-Iarrod, social chairman and Miss Eleanor Baum, sponsor and adviser. Through the effort of this board, many new sports have been introduced into the gym classes. Among these are birdieminton, darts, fencing, badminton and archery. In order to purchase the necessary equipment, a Penny Iamboree, one of the biggest social events of the year, was staged. Through a point system any G. A. A. member may, after four years of par- ticipation, be awarded a letter. Points can be earned by participating in the I-like and Bike Clubs and che play nights, serving on G. A. A. committees, and being active in the intramurals. Those girls who were awarded "A's', this year include I-Ielen Spar, Betty Doersam, Louise Moore, Ruth Stager, Mildred Parker, Edna Hubbell, Ruth Web- er, Rachel I-Iarrod, and Alice Klingler. RESERVE BASKETBALL The purpose of the Reserve Basketball team is to give boys experience so that they strengthen the Varsity squad. The Reserves did not have a very success- ful season, but they did come out on the long end of the score in Eve out of four- teen contests. Even from lost games practical experiencewas obtained, and possi- bilities were disclosed which will be an asset to next year's Varsity. The predomi- nant factors of this team were the Hne co-operative spirit and the good sportsman- ship shown throughout the season. If for nothing else the boys are to be congrat- ulated for their 'Lnever say diem attitude. Page 37 Page 38 THE CLASS WILL 25. Aurora Alay leaves a touch of her sweetness to Russell Stauffer. 26. Ann Lowman wills her ability to keep still for a long period of time to Thad Gardner. 27. Bob Dickmeyer and Richard Messenger are convinced that "you canlt take it with you,', for Mary and Ianice Ann must be left behind. 28. Norma Obenour, Leona Motter and Iames Moser leave their homeroom table discussions to the junior group inheriting table 8, west side. 29. Warren l'-lull surrenders his vicious acting to the next senior Play villain. 30. Pauline Branan and Lois Davis leave their beautiful red hair to Betty Klingler. 31. Ruth Stager leaves her 'Kinvisible engagement ring" inherited from class of '39, to Iean Krofft. 32. Dorothy Orwiclc leaves her "Tizzie Lish" recipes to that "budding home-makeru Ruth Ryan. 33. Eloise Walker leaves her beloved nickname "Toots" to anyone as long :rs she gets rid of it. 34. Louise Moore leaves her seven dates a Week to Alice High. 35. Sonia Davidson and Tom I-lall relinquish their locker conversations to Yolanda Willeke and Glenn Neiswander. 36. Lorraine Chaney decrees that her calm outlook on life be given to the freshman class. 37. Martha Bosse and Evelyn Tones let their studious noon hours revert to Allen Scoles and Paul Sousley. 38. Reed Hubbell sends his non-Worlaing alarm clock to Glenna Whetsler. 39. Alban Potter, reformed bashful boy wishes the same to Clarence Craw- ford. 40. Catherine Pratte leaves the curse or most popular accompanist to Ioan Tyson. 41. Arlene Luft gives her snow pants to llflargaret Creps. 42. Tom Wvebb leaves his frequent trips to Chicago to Cosmopolite Lloyd Early. 43. Rolland Eley gives his band uniform, orchestra seat and chorus robe to the next Eley, thereby continuing the dynasty. 44. Earl Stoher bequeaths his one-woman heart to Ralph Neiswander. In Vfitness VV19c'reof, we have hereunto subscribed our name and affixed our seal this twenty-first day of Nfay in the Year of Qur Lord, Une thousand nineteen hundred and forty. The attached instrument was thereunto subscribed by che senior class of 1940, the testator. in the presence of each of us. and was at the same time declared by us be our last will and testament, we are appending our names hereunto in the pres- -:nce of the undersigned attesting Witnesses. QSEALQ Miss 'Dorothy Becher, class sponsorg Miss Bechefs boy friend, a lawyer. Q NAME Robert Dickmeyer Brown Pettit Ralph Neiswander Glenn Neiswander Clair Elwood Marion Black Donald Spar Russel Stauffer Fred Cheney Melvin Cheney Walden Yale Evan Simon Eugene Walls Leo Nixon Robert Needy Riley McElroy Paul Sousley Kenneth Bauman Donnan Jimison Walter Sously john Castle Bud Schaeffer Charles Spar Thad Gardner Andrew Fender Jerry Shuster Howard Elliot jimmy Black Phil Shipe FOOTBALL FACTS GRADE POSITION Senior Senior J unior Junior Junior junior Junior Junior Freshman ,I unior Junior Junior Junior Junior J unior Junior Junior Junior J unior J unior Sophomore Sophomore Sophomore Sophomore Sophomore Sophomore Fresh man Sophomore Ex Libris Back Back Back Back Tackle Guard Center End Guard End End Guar d Tackle Tackle Back Back Center Back Back Tackle Back Guard Back End Tackle End Manager Manager Coach N ICKN AME Dick Prof Teed Sis Sewer lid Blackie Sparkie Russ Freddie M elvie Popeye Dutch Buck Leo Needy Mac Paul Kenny Don Walt O Johnnie Bud Chuck Burke Andy Jerry Burp ,I im Phil NOTED FOR Passing ability His action in Bluffton game Backing up the line jitter Bugging in the open field Giving managers gray hair Submarining through the line His part in the movie Snagging at passes with a tin finger His puzzled look Hoeing up the field Not catching passes High spirits in games His mouth Plugging up holes in the line Ripped pants Playing in the mud Being patient First one in after practice Getting his plays mixed up Keeping the lines' weight up His knee Quiet nerves Playing safety position His legs Ability to mix it up Hot rhythm Trying to keep out of showers Losing the pliers Looking toward a better year BRIEF BASKETBALL BIOGRAPHIES Roger Paugh-A senior who will be missed under the basket next year. Center and co-captain. Robert Dickmeyer-Bob is a scrappy little senior who made several appropriate last minute shots. Forward and co- captain. Ralph Neiswander-Teed-is the handsome junior who has kept games going as a result of his endurance and reliability. Guard. Glenn Neiswander-This is Ada's hot shot who has worn out several baskets this season. He is a junior and plays forward. Clair Elwood-Clair seldom shoots but is known for floor play. He is a junior and plays guard. Lowell Klingler-Lowell might be a sleepy boy but no basket can rest while he is around. Senior and center. Evan Simon-"Dutch" is a tough little junior who fights his best every minute of the game. Guard. Page 39 V 1 1 V: ei? 1 1 1 1 1 W. H Y- --I --f- I f.V7 , I ,,,. . -V . . I. ,, ,W,I.v,,, -. W-.Ww..WT-...N,,,.,,..V.Mw.,.F ACTIVITIES I Girl Reserves Page 42 A Hi-Y ,v.....:...,,.....,.-...v,.,s,Y,.v,,.,, . . GIRL RESERVES The Girl Reserve Organization, division of the Y.W.C.A., is one of the most act' ive and intersting grouos in our high school. Its weekly programs consist in musical and literary numbers and discussions of current and social problems, led by outside speakers as well as members. several times a year joint meetings are held with the Hi-Y. This year thirty-eight members of the Junior and Senior class were enrolled. Soph- omores are always admitted in April at a special candle-lighting service. "To face life squarely" is t ie slogan, and Hto find and give the best", the motto. The G.R. aidsits members in development of character, and in leadership training. With the profits from candy sales, the G.R. has contributed to many school pro- jects. At Christmas, food and presents were delivered to needy families in Adag and books were collected for the Marsh Settlement House. . The G.R. officers for this year were: Ruth Stager, Presidentg Lucille Creps vice- presidentg Dorothy Long, secretaryg Eloise Walker ani Louise Moore, co-treasurer s. They were capably assisted by their two advisers, Miss Crawford and Miss Felty. The organization had a profitable and successful year. HI-Y Platform Clean speech, clean scholarship, clean sports, and clean living. Purpose To create, maintain, and extend throughout the school a d community high standards of Christan character. We are here to transact such business as may come before us, to fortify our high purpose through conference and Bible study, to strengthen the ties of friendship that bind us together and to make the Ada Hi - Y club and ourselves as individuals of greater service to our fellows. For two weeks during the summer we send four boys to the Hi - Y camp at Nelson-Dodd near Mt. Vernon. At this camp the boys have devotionals, discussions and entertainment. The boys learn of the activities of the other Hi-Y clubs and try to make the program at home more helpful. Mr. Taulbee, our sponsor, and four boys chosen by the members of the club represented us at the Interstate Conference at Youngstown on December l,2,3, 1939. Each boy attended a different discussion group and told us some of the things that the groups decided. Page 43 Annual Staff Page 44 Paper Staff ,,, W.. . .,...,, ,W V ... X EDITING THE ANNUAL The 1940 Ada Watchdog staff members have shown a cooperative spirit. They have tried to edit an annual that will do justice to the school. Because of lack of time, the annual may not be entirely without fault. They feel that any success which may have been achieved in this endeavor is due to the tireless efforts ol each member of the staff Mr.Grove's enthusiasm made him an inspiring adviser. THE STAFF Co-editors Arlene Lult Robert ijiclcnieyer Assistant editors Dorothy Long Robert Needy Photography Dorothy Jenkins Clararzce Crawiord Athlelics Iviary Starnbaugh William 'l rowbridge Social Feature janicejohns Walden 'Yale organizations Helen Spar Robert ljerger Claiss editors Art hloise Walker Lee Tressel Dorothy Orwii.ti. Tom Eiall THE HIGH SCHOOL PAPER THE PURPLE and GOLD NEWS, the official newspaper of Ada High School, is pub- lished bi-weekly. The staff consists of an editor-in-chief, assistant editor, a circulation man- ager, an advertising manager, an editorial staff, a sports editor, a feature editor, an exchange editor, two music reporters, an activities editor, a Herald editor, various class reporters, and a faculty advisers. The faculty sponsor selects the staff from the group of students who have expressed an interest in journalism. The newspaper is printed by the printing class of the high school. The editor and his assistances are in charge of assigning material to staff members for preparation, collecting it, arranging it on the "dummy", and supervising the printing of the paper. The other staff members have routine duties indicated by their title. THE STAFF Editor .,................. . ............... ...... . .. ..... Brown Pettit .-ifss'sLai'1t Editor ...... Betty Focht ffii'ct:l:1tfon llinicggei' .... 'Iain Ricl'i:.11'cl.1on Aciweitisizig l'vS'a.:iager ..... ....,...... I Ii:'har1l Messenger Eoziltnre .......,.... ......... 5 fior-otliy Lung, lValden Yale Herald News .. .. ....................... Eloise Walker, Alice High Editorial ..,... . C'f.llCI.'L11 Q'ic'.v'f Marian Rutledge, William Trowbridge .... ...... . Merle Milzzulln, Katliorine Abbott lI.'Tf.liauge .....,... ........ .............................. ll I iriam Hover Sports ..... ....... .................. 1 'had Gardner Hepo1'te1'r: Ruth T f 1 11:7 SffllX97f, Luwylle Creps, I' fi' ri Llelqfazni, lY9,"llZGl"C Dickmeyer Members of Journalism Class Adviser .....,........................... . ................, ..............,. - Ada Hunt Printed Monthly by the Ada High School Journalism and Printing Classes Page 45 Student Council Page 46 National Honor Society -nv-'um'-w-....-.n-i-...J-n-, me-L. STUDENT COUNCIL To this council twelve students are elected annually gfour seniors, three juniors two sophomores and one from each of the three remaining classes. These with their sponser meet every monday during the noon hour to discuss theschool activities. The council serves the school through four general committees. To the social committee we are indebted for several enjoyable parties and dances, especially this year's "Leap Year Party". Assembly programs are planned by the program com- mittee. The routine and traffic committee controls traffic in the halls bv means of student monitors. The "Lost and Found " department is in charge of volunteer council members throughout the year. lnterclass contest and banquet is another big feature that the council plans and supervises. This year for the first time the council is sponsoring an annual. The purpose of the council is to promote a wholesome and efficient relation- ship between the student organizations and the faculty, and to arouse a loyalty to Ada High School and her activities. 'THE NATTONAL HONOR SOCIETY The National Honor Society is composed of seniors, the number of which must not exceed fifteen per cent of the senior class. The students must be of the upper twenty five per cent in scholastic rating. The final selection is based on the following objectives: scholarship, service, leadership and character. The rating of scholarship is based on the average of the four years' grades. Service is interpreted as the willingness to represent the school or class by selling tickets, by acting on committees, by showing courtesy and by rendering any other worthwhile service to the school or community. Leadership can be gained by successfully holding offices, and demonstrating init- iative an classrooms and other activities. A student may gain recognition in char- acter by demonstrating honest spirit toward his teachers and associates, by uphold- ing ideals of Christian organizations and by demonstrating at all times qualities of reliability, honesty and promptness. Students are elected by the faculity. All voting is done secretly and independ- etly. Page 47 1 1 3 3 1 1 J l 1 1 4- l 1 7l 1 1 5 13 l 5 x l 1 w 1 sl 1 l 1 A F.H.A Page 48 F. F. A. fun. 5 Q-- 1.,-.,.. f ..,i. ..- .f.-r. tw , y 1, X ls S ,A Qi, i . ,- .,,V :xi F. H. A. The girls of the Future Homemakers Association are enrolled in Vocational Home Eco- nomics in Ada High School. The club meets the second and fourth week of each month, on Monday evening, in the Home Economics room of the high school, with most of the twenty- five members present at the meetings. The officers of the club were: Ruth Ryan, president, Viola Trautner, vice president: Joyce Larnale, secretary, Lucille Klingler, treasurer, Martha Hull, news reporter. Each girl served on one of the committees with the following girls as chairmeng Program, Viola Trautner: Ways and Means, Marie Van Atta, Social, Catherine Athag Membership, Marjory Kisnerg Refreshments, Mary Atha. The club has as its goal a vacation camping trip for all of its members. To raise money for the trip, the members have participated in various activities--serving banquets, and selling magazine subscriptions. The club was organized this year, and each of the members was given two of the four possible degrees at the Bluffton - Ada meeting. - The regional convention is to be held in Ada next year with clubs of five counties eligible to attend. Two delagates are sent each fall to the state convention at Columbus. F. F. A. Learning to do, Doing to learng Earning to live, Living to serve Thus the motto of the Future Farmer of America tells their purpose. It's aims are to develop competent, and aggressive rural and agricultural leader ship, to strengthen the confi- dence of the farm boy in himself and his work, and to create a love for country andthe life there. There are 82,000 members of this nation wide organization, which is a branch of the Vocational Agriculture course. A member may obtain four degrees: first, the Greenland, which is conferred on all freshman boysg at the end of their freshman year they are elevated to the Future Farmer degree if they pass certain standardsg at the beginning of the Junior or Senior year or three years after graduation any member may apply for the State Farmer degree which is given by the state organization. In order to apply for this degree the boy must have earned or invested 8250. Scholarship and farming program are both considered. After becoming a State Farmer one is eligible for the American Farmer degree which is the highest and most difficult to obtain. Our local chapter was organized three years ago with twenty five members and since that time has maintained 100 per rent membership. Some of our activities for them are livestock judging teams, rabbit supper, pest hunt, chapel programs participation in Farmers Institute, grain shows and husking contests. Our club has an average of two projects per boy. The chapter officers for the year are: President, George Dallyg Vice President, Donald Spar, Secretary, Robert Berger: Treasurer, Leonard Binkleyg Reporter, Earl Stoberg Watch Dog, Robert Irwin. Page 49 2351, i 'TW am, - 31.3 'I X w N X 7 Fl . 'X 5, - f-5 , i . ,gy . f-1, Zin ,, i a til' ' 'i sl -l . .jx at 1 ,:.' rn 3 T1 H Lei T A 3 E 1 4 . :E 'J 1 1 L . 44 ll Si .1 ii gg ? -1+ N . ,wfavl . , , , , Y c - . , :Q .- J . .f , t Y .- ,-1-, ' -Q-I si f.",','ff'i.WW iii - 2 ia.f,, -'i1.:,,"M'- ffri, ,,gg 4 ',f v,,'f',f, m ,-,m,,'-V f.-,,f-,..,:,,g,uA, N'- ,f 1r , Hi'-g,,M ,-,-, ,3' -,i,,',,l,,,y :hi m ' m y ,'Q ut'yiPi5 ' " f ' ' " ' ' ' ' " 'A " ' ' Band Page 50 Orchestra BAND The Ada High School Band, whose history shows an unblemished record of winning important contests since 1932, has again buckled down to business in pre- paration for this vear's festivals. Work on the contest material began late in'Nov- ember. Unlike the orchestra and choir, the band always has to face a rigorous schedule of drill in marching tactics and playing at football games whether it be their contest year or not. The marching season was a success. Handsome new uniforms, the envey of schools for miles aroundg a trained Drum Major, who never missed a goal-publicity: better execution of straight military marching,as well as floatic and static ornam- ental formations were contributing factors. Because of an increase in our high schc ol enrollment the music organization are now in the class BB a transition stage toward bigger achievements. ORCHESTRA Ada High School's forty three amateur musicians, who gathered twice each week under the direction of Harold Davidson, have presented ample proof that inter- est in orchestral music has not declined. President,Marian Rutledge,assisted by Tom Richardson as vice president has supervised the business of the organization. Chairs have been put in place by managers,Ear1 Stober and Roland Eley and the music was kept in order by the librarians Miriam Hover and Alice High. A double string quartet under the expert leadership of concert mistress, Marian Rutledge have won much applause for their contribution to many programs. The members of this group were Marian Rutledge and Bettie Focht first violins Arlene Luft and Dorothea Wood,second violin,Lucylle Creps and Donna Mazula, violagRoland Eley,and Yolanda Willeke,cel:os. Page 51 4 Boys Chofus Page 52 x SENIOR GIRLS CHORUS The Senior Girls Chorus is under the direction of Miss Dorothy Titus. It includes sixty girls, who have for their officers: Catherine Pratte, presidentg Ruth Stager, v-pres, Geraldine Moore, secretary-treasurer: Mary Stambaugh, librariang Betty Greenawalt and Martha Hull, managersg and Alice High,accompanist. This year the chorus faced a new problem, that of raising money for gowns and stoles to be worn at the contests. In attempting a solution of this problem, the members sold personal labels. The girls also sold ice cream and cake at"Open House" this year. A point system has been devised whereby each girl may receive a letter at the end of the year. When the student is at class on time and has her music she receives three points. At every puplic appearance of the chorus, members present receivefifteen points. Any of the girls making public appearances either as soloist or in an ensemble receive extra points. The accompanist receives an extra twenty-five points for the year. The officers likewise receive points for the year in consideration of their extra duties. BOYS CHORUS N The boys chorus composed of thirty members have the following officers: Rolland Eley, presidentg Robert Dickmeyer, vice presidentg Tom Richardson, secretary and trea- sure: Alban Potter, librariang Eugene Walls and Jerry Shuster, managers: Catherine Pratte, accompanist. The organization made severalappearances as the Christmas Vespers, choral assem- blies,etc. A II rating was received in the District Contest at Bluffton which enabled them to enter the State Contest at Columbus. Here also they received a rating of excellent. MIXED CHORUS The mixed chorus, composed of 46 boys and girls ,meets every Wednesday and receives one-eighth credit at the end of the year. The chorus have as their officersg Dick Messenger, presidentg Dorothy Orwick, vice president, Eugene W alls, secetary-treasure, Ladonna Neubert, librariang ,Ioan Tyson, accompanistg William Trowbridge, Tom Richardson, managers This year at the district contest at Bluffton they received the rating of excellent which entitled them to enter the state contest. Here again they were rated excellent. Page 53 ,.. . ,...4,4.. Senior Play Cast Junior Play Cast Paqe 54 Debate Team ..-WY-W..Y-.-..wv -- YYYY f..4ll!lUl:q.-v--,-W -,'v- .mvsw--.,f. , "I-IOBGOBLIN HOUSE" On March the sixth, the seniors Presented their last play entitled, "Hobgob- lin Housef' a mystery by lay Tobias. The story takes place in the summer home of the late Horace Hobgook, near the Ozark foothills. This is purchased by Priscilla Carter for the Purpose of sep- arating her two nieces, Marian and Iill Carter, from their fortune-hunting fiances, Frank Harlow and lack Loring. Darius Krupp, the old caretaker of the house, tries to frighten them by telling of a heinous murder committed in that house twenty years before and of the headless woman who still haunts the Place for revenge. The major Parts were well portrayed by Tom Richardson, as Darius Kruppg Mildred Parker, as Aunt Priscillag Ruth Weber, as Marian Carterg Eloise VValker, as her sister, lillg Dick Messenger, as Frank Harlow, Brown Pettit, as lack Loringg Dorothy Ciwick, as Susan Parkins, the housekeeper, Reed Hubbell, as Henry Goober, the darky gardener, and Edna Hubbell, as Delilah Worts, the darky cookg Minor Parts were well played by Warren Hull, as Bluebeard Bronson, maniac and nephew of Kruppg Eugene Crouse, as Bill Wilkens, the other criminalg and Mar- ian Rutledge, as Patricia Arnold, kidnapped victim and source of the 'cheadless phantom. H IUNIGR PLAY "The Mummy and the Mumpsf, a farce in three acts was Presented by the Iunior Class, April Io, I94O. ' The story is as follows: There is great excitement at Eenella, a girls' school near Boston, as the arrival of Sir Hector Fish, a famous archaeologist, is awaited. Since Sir Hector is quarantined for the mumps, he expresses himself to Een- nella in the case in which he was to bring a mummy. Here he Hnds that someone is impersonating him. When it is learned that breaking quarantine is a criminal offense, they both deny their claims Cast of Characters Sir Hector Fish .................. Ralph Neiswander Francis Briscoe . . .......... . . . Glenn Neiswander VVilliam Laidlau . . . . Franklin Berger lames Slamman . ..., Clair Elwood Perkins ...,.. . . . Walter Sousley Anna Hampton . . . . Bettie Eoclfit Maude Mullen . . . .... Lucylle Creps Dulcie Dumble . . . . . . Virginia Mertz Agatha Laidlau . Martha Garvvick Phoebe Beebe ......,............. lsabelle Hubbell DEBATE TEAM The Ada High School debate teams argued their way through four debate tournaments and Participated in thirty debates on the subject, "Resolved, That the Federal Government should own and operate the railroadsf' The affirmative team Cl-larry Eackler and Albert Bergerj won live, lost seven, and participated in three non-decision debates. The negative team fWalden Yale and William Trowbridgej won eight, lost four, and participated in three non-decision debates. The seasonls record was thirteen wins, eleven losses and six non-decision con- tests. Page 55 cs-. X ,,,v-.,,,W-W-,,.,fY was-yr-711 we wt., ww ' - i'i"i.Qsf7.-'WW .gif -W 1 V 1--7' Page 56 , . --. THE LAST ROLL CALL Norma Obenour is another scholar, Shell be a success we'll bet a dollar. Dorothy Orwick has interests galore, Art, music, acting, I could mention more. Lots of 'oomph' and glamour plus, Mildred Parker was one of us. Athletic, debonair, and Oh Shaw! You guessed it first time, it's Roger Raugh. Look out! Here comes Casanova Pettit Rehearsing with 'stand-ins' for love scenes. Get it? Winsome and popular is Sara lane Pifer The reason for this is not hard to decipher. Alban Potter has many a friend, ' And to his good points there is no end. She's outstanding in music and with a high I. Q. Catherine Pratte is modest and pretty too. If you see'a girl with a smile that's a beam, You can 're quite sure that thatis Hazel Ream. Thanks to Henry that ancient old car, He rates four lines, I mean Tom R. Popular and smart, it's plain to see, ls the owner of the cute Model T. Marian Rutledge is cute as ai doll, Top of tlte list, don't you think so, Paul? Esther Gay Smith, so wise and demure, Sheill reach her goal, of that we feel sure. Cla? iet and sports, give our Helen Spar pleasure. As ,39 corn queen she was quite a treasure. Our prexy is friendly, peppv Ruth Stager, Slwe'll do well in rursing, l'm willing to wager. An ezacelienr srudentg namely Flo Staley, is one who studies her lessons well, daily. Liked in the class, earnest and sober, flean likes you tool Mr. Earl Stober. The title of best dancer in the class, Goes to Viola Trautner, lucky lass! ln practically everything she has skill, Eloise Walker made a wonderful 'Ii11.' 'Always prepared' and a loyal boy scout, lt is Tom Webb that we're talking about. liiarshall Weber is husky and hale, If he's around, things will never go stale. Pretty Ruth Weber, model of proprietyg You'll have a good time in her society. A lilt in her walk. a shine in her eye, Nlargie Whctsler is cute and that's no lie. Helen XlVi1IgQtC is a Winsome lass, She surpassed us all in our French class. Curly hair, handsome, who is it? I'l1 bite. Surely you know that it's Ralph Wright. 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Most athletic Best student Best looking Most popular Biggest bluffer Biggest knocker Most talkative Best singer Most devoied Typical dud and llapper Most noted girl hater and bog lsatcr Best looking Most popular Gives hardest assignments jolliest age 58 WHO'S WHO SENIOR HIGH Boy Ralph Nieswander Robert Needy Glenn Nieswander Glenn N ieswander Clair Motter Brownie Pettit Walden Yale Walter Sousley Walden Yale Russel Stauffer Joe Ream Eugene Walls Robert Dickmyer Riley McElroy Harold Bosse Robert Dickrneyer JUNIOR HIG I-i Lloyed VanAtta Harry Sousley Randall Roberson Randall Roberson Herbert Clum Gregg Pugh Gregg Pugh Harry Sousley Louis Good Dick Baum Bob Stair TEACILEEPIS Girl Helen Spar Betty Focht Yolanda Willike Betty F ocht Mary Stambaugh Jane Castle ' Dorothy Orwick Rachel Harrod Miriam Hover Rachel Harrod Ann Lowman Jeanette Helber Janice Ann John Jerry Moore Francis Hoyt Mary Stambaugh Mary Spar Carolyn Snyder Barbara Kerr Patty Ryan Elsie Wilkins Dotty Baum Adelva Morton Mary Spar Barbara Kerr Shirley Kuehne Ethel Sneary Miss Dorothy Becher Mr. Phillip Shipe Miss Mabel Crawford Mr. Phillip Shipe sim .: -. -. . , MW W . .el fy, ,W -2 ,.,.. 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A.W,,. V " ' , "F 5 f L' f ,,.1 . -- t 1. v 3 wwf ,Q f, ,.-' Nj, V February 19443 Chapel. Junior class in charg 1. 1. Harrod basketball game, ther fi Freshman basketball game at CHRONICLER Continued e. e. Kenton. 9. Bluffton basketball game, there. 9. S: 10. Farmers' Institute. id. Chapel. Dr. Walker of Ohio Wesieyn spoke. 15. junior High basketball game at Alger. 16. Upper Sandusky basketball game, here. 21. Wupak basketball game, there. 22 23. St. Mary's basketball game, . Washingtozfs birthday. No school. there. 28. G. R. Mother and Daughter banquet. 29- Tournament at Carey Ada vs. Harpster. A. H. S. won. March 19540 2. Tournament game, Ada vs. Belville. Belville won. 6- Senior Play- 8. Chapel. Choral groups, under 14 the direction of Miss Titus, took charge. .Chapel. F. H. A. and F. F. A. took charge of the program. 1.5. District choral contest at Bluffton. 15. G. A. A. Jamboree. 21. Chapel. Industrial arts classes in charge. 28. 29- District band contest at Ada April 1946 Chapel. National Honor Society in charge. 2. Local solo and ensemble oontest. Q., LU. junior Play. Chap-ei. Science classe' n charge. ll.. District solo and ensemble contestants in musical program. ti. 18. Chapel. Athletic department E994 25. Chapel. Latin class in charge. 26. Intecdass Contest. 27. interclass Banquet. District solo and ensemble contest at Bowling Green. s iu charge. . State choral contest at Columbus. 27. State solo and ensemble contest. MAY 1949 3. Open House- 4. District scholastic contest at 11. Junior-Senior Banquet. 16. Chapel. Recognition Day. Bowling Green.. 16.8rl?. Senior Finial! Examinations. 19- Baccalaureate. Zl..kZ2. Exams. 24. Commetmemmt. 24. Last day of wool. Page 62 L.. ., . .,,......- ,QL . k ,L 1 bl., . ,ffl . ig, W i. 'f Q -22.2. ,.:.V--'. Q , 1' X -- Maxi : gjggqgf g-5 ,.... : ,if :: .-:57'?i2f1? " f x 't . i 'I Msg W ww 'N' ""' A 'Q My ww Fi E 5 2 3 5 5 5 E E Z 5 X, 5 'T iw A. H. S. MARCH SONG So march on to victory, Ada High, We'll back the team and put them up on high, You're the best in the land, For we know you've got to stand, So we'll back you to the end , Ada High. Rah ! Rah ! So when the game is over , Ada High We can raise our colors up into the sky , For the Purple and Gold , our boys will ever be bold And we will back you as of old, Ada Hi Rah! Rah! SCHOOL SONGS PEP SONG Ada Hi School, Ada Hi School, The best school in all the land. Purple and Gold wave out to you, We'll be with you man to man. Schools we meet we're sure to defeat We'll be with you all the way back, So come on give a cheer for Ada. Rah! Rah! Rah! rah!rah!rah!rah!rah! Ada High School, Ada must win. Fight to the finish, never give in, rah rah rah, You do your best boys, we do the rest boys Fight on to victory. ADA HIGH SCHOOL SONG To Ada Hi our own school We raise our song today We praise thee, now we serve thee In all our work and play. Our colors always flying, We'll keep them ever up on high To Ada Hi our own school We'll praise thee to the sky. For high school walls and high school halls, We love thee best of all. For Ada Hipur own school We'll always fight to win We do our best to beat them Where 'ere we enter in Our players always fighting, For victories they do their best. For Ada Hi our own school We'll always stand the test. For high school ways and high school days We love thee best of all. AN APPRECIATION We take this means of expressing our appreciation for the able assistance and co-operation of the following in the making of the ADA WATCHDOG Miss Hunt, Miss Crawford, Miss Felty, and Mrs. Hawk of the English Department Mr. Lee Marshall and Mr. J. D. Lesher of the J. D. Lesher Printers, Fremont, Ohio Contributions by organizations to make this publication possible The Printing Department Ada High School Mr. B. F. Fredericks of The Paezler Studios THE AM WHGHWG STAFF 0F 1940 Arlene Luft and Robert Dickrneyer C0 - Editors

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