Adams Central High School - Cen Trails Yearbook (Monroe, IN)

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I @.tfi).{).(6MP- School days, School days, dear old golden rule days. ' Ole A. C. H. S. FORWARD Our yesterdays follow us ; they constitute our life, and they give character and force and mean- ing to our present deeds. — Joseph Parker CONTENTS FACULTY ACTIVITIES CLASSES Page Two Big wheels of Ihe senior class. President Carolyn Egly, Vice-President Don Haines. Another day of drudgery, Just 78 days left of school. Top row (left to right) A Handy Man to have around the house, Shop Class. Peck, peck, oh darn this typewriter! Typing class. Bottom row (left to right) A nice time to get a little rest, eh Kenny? Assembly Hall- Future Homemakers, I wonder! Home Economics Class. Top row (left to right) The Slurpin Susies al the lunchroom. Book worms in the library. Bottom row (left to right) Eyes to the front, boys — Sophomore English class. Swing it gals — Goble ' s Band class. Page Four SCHOOL BOARD HANSEL FOLEY Superintendent HUGH ANDREWS Principal FLOYD MITCHEL, Treasurer GLEN WORKINGER Secretary W. L. LINN LESTER ABLER NOAH NEUENSCHWANDER Not Pictured: Dave Sprunger Page Six Lucile Beavers A. B., Indiana University North Manchester College Wisconsin University English, Physical Ed. H. W. Brandyberry B.S., M.S., Indiana U. University Minnesota Ball Slate University Chicago Science, Physical Ed. Harold Bailey B.S., Purdue University Vet. Agriculture Doyle Collier B.S., Ball State Industrial Arts. Muriel Goble M.S., Tri-State Indiana State Indiana University Music, Band Harvey Haggard B.S., Manchester Tri-State General Business, Social Science Edward J. Heiman Notre Dame University St. Joseph ' s College, B.S. Purdue University, M S. Indiana University, Post Grad. Chemistry and Mathematics Wilberi Lighlle B.S., Ball Stale Commerce Harriet J. Preston A.B., Ball State English Jane Reed B.S., Ball Slate Home Economics J. E. Tha:ker B.S., Illinois University Hartford Seminary Agriculture Pags Seven SCHOOL HELP Janitor, Joe Baumgartner. Cooks, Alta Byerly, Pauline Baumgariner, Lela Arnold. BUS DRIVERS lsl Row (left lo right): Ora Raicliff, Calvin McKean, William Griffiths, Harold Barger, Harold Schwartz. 2nd Row (left to right): Loris Rich, Rollie Wable, Rachel Eicher, Forrest Sprunger, Eddie Von Gunten. Not Pictured: Norman Steffen, Menno Eicher, James Huddleston, Brice Fisher. Page Eight t m i — i " » m .,w « — i ii ' i. « L i ■ ■ i ■ ffti a - P? ;- ' - Top lo Bottom: DMITRI HENDRICKS - Sr. - Our bench guard and star oi the Sectional Tourney. GERALD NUSSBAUM — Sr. — A two-handed set shot artist and a good rebounder. CHARLIE HOFFMAN - Sr. - A fast ball player but a slow Mercury. ROE LEHMAN — Jr. — A good man on the backboard and will be used next year. BOB MITCHEL — Jr. — Obtained the rebound trophy for 1950-51 but will have lo fight to keep it in 1951-52. DAVID NUSSBAUM - Jr. - A tall man that will mean a lot to the 1951-52 Central Greyhounds. ENOS SCHROCK — Jr. — A real good ball player when he has his mind on the game. DOYLE ARNOLD - Jr. - Champion of the Ball Handlers. NOT PICTURED: ROGER LONGENBERGER in the future. CENTER: H. W. BRANDYBERRY — Coach — The center of the ball team and has a memory as long as his little finger. Soph. — The only Sophomore on the main Varsity and will be a good man to build the team around VARSITY TEAM The Greyhounds began the season under a new coach, Howard Brandyberry, who had greal hopes of making a ball club of these boys as he had at previous schools. Of the boys who went out for basketball only Charles Hoff- man had experience on last year ' s varsity. The coach de- pended on him a great deal. Charles was the winner of the free throw trophy given by the coach. The team fought hard but had bad luck, winning only four of the scheduled eighteen games. Bob Mitchell, a tall junior, was center on the varsity and will be a credit to the team next year. He was the winner of the rebound trophy also given by the coa h. Another senior on the sguad who had some previou: ex- perience was Gerald Nussbaum, who was also a very good rebounder. Duke Hendricks was a dependable reserve although his chances of playing were limited. The members of the team that will be back next year are Doyle Arnold, Enos Schrock, Roe Lehman, Roger Longen- berger and David Nussbaum. Here ' s hoping next year ' s Greyhounds have a glorious and successful season. Page Eleven Second Team Ton Row (left to right); Lester Schwartz, Student Manager; Lyle Gerber, Don Hol- loway. Donald Dick. Eddie Nussbaum. Gene Bluhm, Bud Cook. Student Manager; Mr. Brandyberry, Coach. Kneeling (left to right): Bill Rowdon, Earl .Johnson. Willis Nussbaum, Walter Oster- man. Herman Dick. Jim Riley. Jim Brodheck. Freshman Team Top Row (left to right): Bob Steury, Har- old Arnold. Jack Hendricks. Raymond Becker. Billy Ross. Dick Longenherger. Kneeling (left to right): Sherman Arnold, Carl Bluhm. Robert Heare, Lester Egly, Junior Nussbaum. Junior High Team Top Row (left to right); Allen Lehman. Albert Egly. Ronnie Wagley, Tom Hoff- man. Mr. Reasoner. Coach; Roddy Beer, Dee Myron Byerly. Larry Schwartz. Dick Rowdon. Student Manager. Kneeling Heft to right): John Rowdon, Jerry Spninger, Jerry Mitchel. Kenny Baumgartner, John Bluhm. Page Twelve : ' V V A It can ' t be that bad, Dave. Come to me you great, big, beautiful BALL! SENIOR HIGH YELL LEADERS (Left to Right): Bob Johnston, Elizabeth Johnston Rex Bovine. JUNIOR HIGH YELL LEADERS (Left to Right): Sonja Shugh, Sharon Hirschy, Paul Riley. SOFT BALL TEAM Back row dell to right): Raymond Worden, Wendell Sowards, Duke Hendricks, James Riley, Waller Oslerman, Dale Hirschy, Doyle Arnold, Lester Schindler, Herman Dick, Roe Lehman. Front row (left to right): Lester Schwartz, Charles Hoffman, Enos Schrock, Leroy Kolter, Bob Mitchel, Gerald Nussbaum, Bud Cook, David Nussbaum. Jim, the ball game! Don ' t make a face at me, Don. The Softball team had a very good season this year by winning tour out of their scheduled six games. Three county teams tied for first place so a play-off game was scheduled and Adams Central drew Monmouth. Monmouth won by a score of eight to six. Hartford be at Monmouth and was awarded the Softball trophy. Page Fourteen I if V tar i l Top Row (left lo right): Future " Daisies " Over the fence, Poofie. Second Row (left lo right): Tip it to me, Bob. Peek-a-boo! Time out for a picture, push, pull, slick slick. Third Row (left to right): Do as the " Boss " says, Enos. Swing now! FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA Top Row (lefi io righl): Mr. Thacker, Sponsor; Eugene Weber, Marvin Taylor, Leon Habegger, Carl Yoder, Dale Hirschy, Lester Schindler, Clifford Hirschy, Lesler Schwartz. Middle Row (left to right): Carl Hluhm, Roger Sauders, Nolan Griffiths, Dave Ringger, Gene Hindenlang, Paul Sowards, Harry Mazelin, Bob Steury, Kenny Grimm. Front Row (left ot right): Harold Arnold, George Geyer, RaymonJ Worden, Leroy Kolter, Walter Osterman. The Future Farmers of America Adams Central Chapter The Adams Central Future Farmers Chapter has twenty-three members who are students of vocation- al agriculture. These boys have formed this organ- ization to help themselves become better farmers. They are planning to carry out several agriculturs projects. Along with their agriculture projects, they have planned recreational and social programs. In all their efforts the agricultural programs of the community have tried to fit their plans into this larger program. The members truly desire to be the Future Farmers of America. The officers of the F.F.A. are: President, Ray- mo " d Worden; Vice-President, George Geyer; Secret- cry, Leroy Kolter; Treasurer, Walter Osterman. Their leader is IVr. Thacker. The club hold: its meetings twice a month. In order to increase the club treasury, the boys sold refreshments at the Farmers Institute. Page Sixteen Back row, (lefl !o right): Hattie Thomas, Shirley Ploughe, Paiiy Beiiler, Pearl Huser, Eileen Funk, Norma Conrad, Mary Baumgarlner, Norma Funk, Carolyn Egly, Mary Jane Sleury, Audrey Andrews. Third Row (left to right): Barbara Wallers, Elaine Freels, Caro Moser, Mary Micheals, Lupe Coslello, Carol Yoder, Mrs. Reed, sponsor, Coleen Hirschy, Arlene Habegger, Virginia Mitchel, Vivian Baumgarlner, Lavonne Strahm. Second Row (lefl to right): Marie Habegger, Virginia Taylor, Martha Siders, Irene Schwartz, Delores Graber, Mary Ellen Byerly, Edilh Sleury, Pat Reed. First Bow (lefl to right): Barbara Haugk, Juanita Sapp, Phyllis Mattox, Donna Bucher, Mary Jane Troxel, Velma Strahm, Shirley Steury. The Home Economics Club jusi originated this year but seems to be progressing fine. Mrs. Reed is the leader and deserves much credit. She is doing fine in directing the club and also in her first year of teaching. At the present there are forty mem- bers in the club. The club held its first regular meeting of the year on a Tuesday noon. Officers were elected as fol- lows: President, Edith Steury; Vice-President, Shir- ley Steury; Secretary, Carolyn Egly; Treasurer, Mary Jane Steury; Program Chairman, Mary Jane Troxel; News Reporter, Irene Schwartz; Scra pbook Organizers, Pat Beitler and Mary Baumgarlner. The officers named the club Rekamemoh, homemaker backwards, and chose their colors to be red and white. They also decided to have their meetings the first Monday in every month. Their first party was a tea held for the mothers of all the members. Besides their regular meetings they have had a Halloween party, a Christmas party, a banquet for the basketball players, a Val- entine party, a hay ride and weiner roast, a style show and a pot luck supper for their parents. We wish the club great success and progress in the future years. Page Seventeen SENIOR CLASS PLAY " Don ' t Take My Penny " Lydia, ihe Mother Edith Steury Caleb, the Father Loren Moser Penny, their daughter Pauline Rupert Mavis, Penny ' s sister Carolyn Egly Mark, Penny ' s brother Carl Yoder Joanna, Penny ' s best friend Patsy Teeple Kerry, Penny ' s boy friend Don Haines Greg, Kerry ' s best friend Dmitri Hendricks Sally, the maid Diana Crist Norman Porter, publicity man Raymond Worden Gram Delores Graber Harrison Day, the author Andy Schrock Monsieur Henri, dress designer Nolan Ginter Red, delivery boy Wendell Sours Models Donna Bucher, Myona Hicks, Irene Schwartz I iiJUS HHS 1 WUl ' llll-JHIil! Page Eighteen JUNIOR CLASS DI 1st Row (left to right): Ann Inniger, Pal Arnold, Pauline Schwartz, Mary Ellen Byerly. 2nd Row (left to right): Alice Yoder, Miss Preston (sponsor), Fannie Margaret Habegger, Gloria Crownover. 3rd Row (left to right): Dale Warthman, John Liby, Lester Schwartz, Dave Nussbaum. 4th Row (left to right): Don Walters, Earl Yoder. " Off the Track " was a play dealing with the difficulties of stalled railroad passengers. The setting was in a waiting room of a small wayside railroad station on a dark stormy night. A s!range mixture of people were thrown together when a fast train was derailed and the passengers came inside to waif for a relief train. Members of ihe class who appeared in the play were: John Liby as Bill, a handsome law student; Earl Yoder as Bill ' s good-natured friend; Anna Inniger, Mary Ellen Byerly, and Alice Yoder, all as college girls with lots of pep; David Nussbaum as the hen-pecked Willie, fiance of possessive Evalina, played by Mary Ellen Schnepp; Fannie Hebegger as Pidgie McDougel, a curious old maid interested in the contents of a bag guarded by the hard-of-hearing Pazenby, Donald Walters in real life. In lhe play Gloria Crownover is a wealthy and haughty Mrs. Vandernevter; Pauline Schwartz plays an Italian matron; Antonia, her twelve-year-old daughter, is played by Pat Arnold. Lester Schwartz is an illiterate and amusing station attendant, Silas Doblins; and Dale Warthman is the unamused station clerk. Page Nineteen « £ f-p.. ' (Left to right): Mr. Goble, director; Mary Jane Troxel, Pat Barg r, Paul Hill. (Back row seated): Shirley Steury, Anna Inniger, Delores Graber, Irene Schwartz, Lupe Costello, Norma Conrad, Mary Ellen Byerly, Virginia Mitchel, Bob Johnston, Don Walters, Nolan Griffiths, Don Graber, Virginia Taylor, Carl Bluhm. (Front row seated): Diana Crist, Ronnie Stucky, Clifford Hirschy, Danny Gerber. BAND AND DRUM MAJORETTE CORP A band was organized this year by Merle Goble, the new music leacher. Mr. Goble started with an eight-piece band but now has seventy-five band members, twenty twirlers, four of them are in high school, and twenty-four song flutes from the fourth grade. The band played for all the home basketball games and the spring county festival. Adams Central now has one of the largest school bands in the county. Barbara Walters, Mary Jane Troxel, Marilyn Durr, Elaine Freels. Page Twenty Top Row (lell lo right): Enos Schrock, Marie Habegger, Barbara Haugk, Marilyn Durr, Bernila Ehlerding, Mary Jane Troxel, Patsy Teepie, Delores Graber, Diana Crist, Pauline Rupert, Lupe Costello, Elizabeth Johnston, Mary Lou Hannie, Bud Cook. Middle Row (left to right): Mr. Goble, Mary Michaels, Mary Jane Steury, Carolyn Egly, Gloria Crownover, Phyllis Kohli, Audrey Andrews, Hattie Thomas, Edith Steury, Irene Schwartz, Pat Barger, Kenneth Frank. Bottom Row (left to right): Paul Hill, Danny Gerber, Clifford Hirschy, Lester Schindler, Doyle Arnold, Gerald Nussbaum, Jim Riley, Bob Miichel, Duke Hendricks. CHORUS The Adams Central Glee Club has a membership oi 54. There is a Boys ' Glee Club, a Girls ' Chorus, and a mixed chorus. The Glee Clubs sang ior the Farmers ' Institute and took part in the county music festival. Small groups oi the Glee Club furnished must: for differ- ent programs throughout the year. Page Twenty-One As I was walking through the hall the other day, I was detained by a group of teen- agers who were blocking the aisle and they all seemed to be grouped about one girl. Sud- denly, I heard one say, " Hey, Don, look at this one. He sure does look natural behind bars. " I turned around and looked but I didn ' t see anything. Then someone else said, " Are they holding their tails? Whoops, sorry! It ' s their noses. " I couldn ' t imagine what in the world goes around holding its nose. " That female is really blowing her trunk, I mean horn, isn ' t she, Mary Jane, " I heard someone say. Well, by this time I was so bewildered I didn ' t know what to do. Monkeys, trunks, noses, and horns seemed io be running everywhere and I couldn ' t see a thing. Finally, I went up io one girl and asked, " Pardon me but where is the circus? " " Circus " she whooped. " It ' s no circus, we ' re just looking at a Cen-trail. " CEN-TRAILS STAFF Editor-in-chief Beverly Lobsiger Asst. Editor Mary Ellen Byerly Sports Editor Don Haines Organization Editor Mary Jane Troxel Business Manager Marie Habegger Assistant Business Manager Millard Habegger Literary Editor Pauline Rupert Circulation Manager Carl Yoder Sales Manager Raymond Worden Other seniors who contributed to the success of the annual were: Diana Crist, Patsy Teeple, Norma Jean Funk, Irene Schwartz, Delores Graber, Edith Steury, Virginia Taylor, and Bernita Ehlerding. Page Twenty-Two CHRISTMAS TIME AT A. C. H. S. Waiting in line for turkey. Enjoying Christmas dinner. In the lime light. Rekamemoh Christmas Party. Speech Class gives Christmas Play. . J HONORED STUDENTS A.C.H.S. candidate lor County Oration Contest, Edith Steury. Winner of the Agriculture Pest Contest, Dale Warlhman. Winner of the Rebound trophy, Bob Mitchel. A.C.H.S. candidate for Merry Christmas, Carolyn Egly. Contestants for the County Oration Contest, Edward Jaberg, Edith Steury, Marilyn Hoblel, Tom Busse. Winner of the Free throw trophy, Charles Hoffman. CALENDAR Sept. 5 — First day of school. We ' re on our last lap. Sept. 7 — Seniors chose class officers. The " big shots " for the senior year. Sept. 8 — The school is bright today with the junior class rings. We beat Monmouth in soflball. Sept. 11 — Robert ' s Studio came to see if we would break their camera. Sept. 14 — Find a place to hide. The seniors are on the lookout for scrap. Sept. 15 — Juniors and seniors decide to sell maga- zines. Money! Money! Money! Hartford beat us in softball. Sept. 19 — They ' re back in the winning again. Beat Monmouth. Sept. 22 — It walks. It talks. It ' s almost human. School lets out at noon for Bluffton Fair. Sept. 26— Seniors decide on DON ' T TAKE MY PENNY as class play. Tough luck. Hartford beat us again. Sept. 27 — Aren ' t we popular. Cron Studio wants to take our pictures, too. Sept. 28 — What a smell! Senior girls initialed the Frosh girls by taking their shoes off. Sept. 29 — We played Jefferson. Since yesterday the senior girls are considered very juvenile. Oct. 2 — Seniors choose play case. We lost to Mon- mouth in county softball play off. Oct. 3 — High society! Rekamemoh club entertains mothers at tea. Watch that crook in your finger! Oct. 5 — Senior girls went to Ft. Wayne. Learned how to wrap pretty packages. Oct. 6— ONE! TWO! THREE! Rah, Rah, Rah! Chose Bob Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, and Rex Bovine as cheerleaders. Do you notice something strange about Myona? Ask to see her left hand Oct. 9 — Ship Ahoy! School let out for high water. Oct. 10 — Annual Staff announced. Oct. 12 — We decided to give R S the privilege of photographing us. Oct. 13 — The gobblins will get you if you don ' t watch out. After play practice seniors go " Hallo- weening. " Oct. 19 — Sorry, we made you mad, Harve. Oct. 20 — Rev. Gillander speaker for chapel services. Here ' s hay in your hair! Sophomores have hay ride and weiner roast. Oct. 23 — Senior dress re hearsal. Oct. 24 — Your on! First night of senior play. Oct. 25— Last night of DON ' T TAKE MY PENNY. It was work, but it was fun. Oct. 26-27 — Teachers go to school. Eek! Teachers institute. Rekamemoh had a Halloween Party, scares me! Oct. 30 — School gets sued for damages to R S camera. School blames seniors for damage. Nov. 1 — Eek! Seniors get proofs back. We had first basketball game with Monmouth. You beat us this time, but just look out. Nov. 2-3 — Would you care to put an ad in the an- nual. Seniors sell ads. Nov. 8 — Rekamemoh Club have meeting. Nov. 10 — Boom-m-m! Chemistry class gets new chemicals. A thriller-diller! We beat Geneva by one point. Nov. 15-16 — Yalta — Yalta — Seniors speech class had debate. To go dutch or not is the question. Nov. 17 — Chapel speaker was Rev. Welly. It looks promising. We won in overtime over Jefferson. Nov. 21 — Staff picked red and silver to be color of cover. Nov. 22 — Oh-h my poor stomach! School enjoys delicious Thanksgiving dinner. Congratulations, cooks. Nov. 27-Dec. 1— Big holiday! Big snow blizzard keeps us out of school. Dec. 5— Whoops! Slipped! We lost to Jefferson. Dec. 6 — Open wide. School gets dental survey. Dec. 7 — We lost to Monroeville. Harve! Temper! Dec. 8 — Underclassmen get pictures taken, push. pull, click, click. Dec. 11 — Seniors order announcements. Dec. 12 — Let me out of here. Chemistry class makes hydrogen sulfide. Dec. 14 — Mr. Schierif spoke to school on Russia. Dec. 19 — Seniors get name cards. Rekamemoh held Christmas Party, went caroling, exchanged gifts. More fun. Dec. 21 — You name em, you can have em! Seniors get graduation pictures. Pass the cigars, Mr. Heiman. So it was another boy! Dec. 22 — Christmas vacation starts. School has big party in gym at noon. Merry Christmas every one! Jan. 2 — Happy New Year. Back to the mines, kids, vacation is over. Come on fellas get going. We lost to Hartford. Jan. 3 — Seniors chose caps and gowns. Cadet blue. Jan. 8 — Hey you! Stand up straight. R S take activity pictures. Jan. 12— Ho! Hum! We lost to Pleasant Mills. Jan. 16 — Ham, escalloped potatoes, peas, homemade ice cream, Yum — Yum. Rekamemoh Club gives supper to basketball squad. Jan. 17 — Receive pictures from R. S. Jan. 19 — This is getting to be a habit. We lost to Geneva. Jan. 22— Had a movie for whole school. Very good. Jan. 26 — Dr. Hankins spoke Jo us. Jan. 30 — Listen to those knees knocking. Four girls give orations before assembly. Good work, Edith! Jan. 31 — Farmer ' s Institute. Feb. 2 — Brr-r, School gets out because of cold weather. Feb. 6— Staff sweats and slaves at Mrs. Reed ' s house. F.F.A. team lost to Gerber Furniture of Bluffion. Feb. 7— Beat Pleasant Mills — 55-52. Feb. 8 — Take a deep breath. Juniors and seniors took x-ray test for T.B. Bus broke down coming back. Feb. 9 — Busy Bee seniors got ready for Variety Program. The best cleaning the gym had for a long time. Feb. 12 — " There ' s no business like show business. " Speech class enjoys the stage play " Oklahoma. " Feb. 13— We did it, again. We lost to Monmouth. Feb. 14 — Valentine ' s Day — Ah! Ha! Romance is in the air. Feb. 15 — And again! We lost to the " Commies " . Feb. 16— Edith Steury participated in the Oratory Contest. She did well. Rekamemoh Club had Valentine ' s Party. Feb. 19 — Mr. Andrews is tearing his hair over sec- tional tickets. Feb. 22-23-24— Hurrah! Hurrah! Sectional time. Feb. 26 — Decatur is celebrating. Feb. 27 — Seniors went to Indianapolis to see state legislature in action. Was the SHOW good boys? Feb. 28 — Ya-a-a! Only 36 more days of school for seniors. March 2 — Chapel speaker was Rev. Richards. We rehearsed for County Music Festival. March 5 — Nice day — Everyone outside at noon drinking in sunshine. March 6— Chemistry finally paid off. The class went to Chicago. March 7 — June got her man. March 8 — Harve! Must not lose your temper. Naughty boy! March 9 — Bud Cook is in the tatooing business. March 10 — Everything has been sent to the en- gravers. March 13-14-15 — Big Volleyball Tourney for girls. Seniors prove that they are the ruling class. March 19— ATTENTION! Someone tried to burn down school. Small boniire broke out in assem- bly. Cause traced to Senior and Freshman. Fire was put out before any damage was done. March 20 — Thanks a lot for a swell time, Harve. Poofie, did you slide around? March 22 — All county choral rehearsal at Pleasant Mills. Me-Me-Me? March 23 — Good Friday. School dismissed. March 26 — Be on the look out! Three more Senior girls have staked their claims. Jewelers show new profits. March 27 — Swell job, Mr. Chance. County Music Festival. March 30 — Chapel speaker was Bev. Kriebial. Had full length movie. Congratulations Juniors. It was a swell play. March 31 — Millard Habegger ' s on top again in com- prehensive test at Blufflon. April 2 — My poor feet! Senior skating parly. April 5 — Rush! Rush! Deadline is almost here Track Meet at Jefferson, we won, 46 - 39. Roe Allen had more trouble getting there. April 6 — Deadline is here and editor is sick, more trouble. Freshman blow-out tonight at gym. Movie was shown to whole school. April 9 — Gather up your junk here comes the sen- iors again. They are on a scrap drive. April 12 — Edith Steury and Marie Habegger went to Home Ec. day at Ball State Teachers ' College with Miss Steller and Mrs. Reed. April 13 — Rev. Eicher is chapel speaker. Senior girls are starting a bakery in the Home Ec. Room. Cookies! Cookies! Gel your freshly baked cookies. April 14 — Seniors have big bake sale. April 16 — Home Ec. lassies present style show at P.T.A. April 21 — We ' re on our way. The big trip is today. Everyone is all excited. April 27 — We ' re home again. April 29 — Bacculaureale Services. May 3 — Commencement Exercise. May 9 — So long, it ' s been good to know you. •■ £ - ' J A Audrey Andrews Audrey, wilh Harold is go- ing steady and for her dale she is always ready. Kirkland 1. 2; President 2: Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; Rekamemoh Club 4; Girls ' Glee Club 1, 2. 3: Sec. Office Work 4. Norma Bradford Norma never does anything bad. There are very few like her to be had. Monmouth 1; Monmouth Band 1: Chorus 2. June Caudle June would look very nice in white She ' d make a good nurse, isn ' t that right? Woodbtirn School 1, 2; Chorus 1, 2, 3; Girls ' Glee Club 3; Physical Education 1. 2. Carolyn Egly Carolyn is always cheerful and gay Her grades are always far up the way. Kirkland 1. 2: Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4: Class Play 3. 4; Secretary 1; Vice- President 2; President 4; Rekam- emoh Club Sec. 4: State Algebra Contest 1; Candidate for " Merry Christmas Queen " 4. Mary Baumgartner Mary, who ' s liked by every- one Thinks that Herman is the " one " . Monroe 1. 2: Class Play 3: Chorus 2 : Rekamemoh Club 4. Donna Bucher Another member of the sen- ior class Is Donna, an interesting, lively lass. Kirkland 1. 2; Cheerleader 1. 3: Chorus 1, 2; Rekamemoh Club 4; Girls ' Glee Club 1. 2, 3: Class Play 4; Sec. Office Work 3. Diana Crisl Diana is very neat and tidy Her hair and nails are al- ways shiny. Monroe 1, 2: Girls ' Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Chorus 2. 3. 4; Band 1. 2, 3. 4: Treasurer 1. 3. 4: Class Play 3, 4; 2nd Team Cheerleader 1; Booster Club 1. Bernita Ehlerding " Sophie " is a preminent blonde And of " Doodle " she is very fond. Kirkland 1. 2; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Play 3. Page Twenty-Nine Marilyn Fox Marilyn ' s feelings are never known Because her cares are never shown. Monroe 1. 2: Girls ' dec Club 1: Thorns 2. George Geyer George adds much life lo his class But in his subjects he seem-, to pass. Pleasant Mills 1; Kirkland 2; Bas- ketball 1. 2. 3; Softball 1; Vice- President of F.F.A. 4; Chorus 1. 3; Class Play 3. Marie Habegger Marie could make sewing a career in life She ' ll make some good man a domestic .housewife. Monroe 1. 2: Chorus 2. 4: Class Play 3: Class Treasurer 2: Re- kamemoli Club 4: Annual Staff 4. Dmiiri Hendricks " Duke " says " To Neva ' s its not very far Who cares if the battery ' s out of the car? Monroe 1. 2; Class Play 3. 4; Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4: Softball 1 2. 4; Vice-President 3; Track l. 2: Band 2. 3; Chorus 2. ! I:, lull 2. Norma Funk Norma is neither too quiet nor loud She ' s one of whom Loren -hould be very proud. Monroe 1, 2; Glee Club 1. 2; Chorus 1 : Rekamenioh 4. Delores Graber Delores never speaks bad of anyone And her good deeds she does not shun. Monroe 1. 2: filee Club 1. 2. 3; Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4: Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Class Play 3. 4; Rekamenioh 4; Booster Club 1. Donald Haines " Doodle " likes to skip out of school But he never gets caught as a rule. Monroe 1. 2: Softball 1. 2. 3. 4; Baseball 1. 2; Track 1. 2; Class Play 3.4: President 1 : Vice-Presi- dent 4; Annual Staff 4: Student Manager 4. Charles Hoffman " Chuck " was the life of the government class Without him the hour would never pass. Monroe 1. 2; Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4: Softball 1. 2. 3. 4; Baseball 1.2: Track 1.2: Vice-President 2; Chorus 1. 2. 3: Vice-President of r I A. .:: C-Men ' s Club 3, 4. Page Thirty Leroy Kolter When Leroy played on the F.F.A. team His lessons were secondary, so it would seem. Kirkland 1, 2: Class Play 3: Chorus 1, 2. 3; Secretary of F.P. A. 4: ( ' -Men ' s Club 4: Basketball 2. 3. 4: Softball 1. 2. 3. 4. Loren Moser Loren is a hard farm worker You ' ll never be able to call him a shirker. Monroe 1. 2; Class Play 3. 4. Pauline Rupert Pauline has as much fun as she can But she ' ll want just one MAN. Churubusco 1 : Monroe 1,2; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Sextette 1; Class play 3. 4; An- nual StaB 4: Booster Club 1. Irene Schwartz Irene would like a diamond on her finger With other guys she cares not to linger. Monroe 1. 2: Secretary 1; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; Band 3. 4; Class Play 4 ; Kekamemoh News Reporter 4 ; Girls ' Glee Club 1. 2, 3. Beverly Lobsiger Beverly ' s main worry is of men She doesn ' t want one, she ' d rather have ten. Monroe 1. 2: Girls ' Glee Club 1. 2. 3: Chorus 2. 3. 4; Vice-Presi- dent 1 ; Class Play 3 : 2nd Team Cheerleader 1 ; Annual Editor 4 ; Booster Club 1. Gerald Nussbaum " Poofy " who is slender and tall Is one of the guys who played basketball. Monroe 1, 2; Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; Softball 1. 2. 3. 4: Baseball 1. 2; Class Play 3; Track 1. 2. 4; Chorus 2. 3. 4: C-Men ' s Club 3. 4. Andrew Schrock " Andy " gives an impression rare But we never see him show his cares. Monroe 1, 2: Chorus 2, 3; Class Play 3. 4; Softball 1. 2. 3: C- Men ' s Club 4; Track 4. Wendell Sowards " Wimpy " , a jolly member of our class Goes to other schools to see some sweet lass. Kirkland 1. 2: Chorus 1: Basket- ball 2: Softball 2. 4: Class Play 4; Track 4; C-Men ' s Club 2, 4. Page Thirty-One Edith Steury Edith is always the life of a gang Whatever she says is said with a " bang " . Monroe 1 , 2 : President 2 ; Chorus 2. 3. 4; Girls ' Glee Club 2; Alge- bra State Contest 1 : Geometry State Contest 3; Rekamemoh Club President 4: Class Play 3, 4. Lavonne Strahm Lavonne, taking diclation in Shorthand class Is wondering if Mr. Lightle will let her pass. Monroe 1,2; Chorus 2 ; Girls ' Glee Club 1. 2: Rekamemoh Club 4. Patricia Teeple " Patsy " laughs the live- long day If only we could all be that way. Kirkland 1. 2; Chorus 1. 2. 3, 4; Class Play 3, 4. Raymond Worden " Cheese " is a lot of fun, that ' s sure And we wonder which girl he will allure. Kirkland 1. 2: Softball 2. 3, 4; Basketball 3. 4; Class Play 4: F. FA 4. Mary Jane Steury Sweet little Janie emerged from the gloom When she knew Paul had sealed her doom. Monroe 1. 2; Girls ' Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Chorus 2. 3, 4; Secretary 4; Treasurer of Rekamemoh Club 4; Booster Club 1. Virginia Taylor " Ginny " , she ' s called, is nice and neai To be her friend is quite a treat. Pleasant Mills 1, 2; Chorus 1. 2, 3; Band 4; Rekamemoh Club 4. Mary Jane Troxel Mary Jane plays the sym- bols and Twirls She ' s just another one of the senior girls. Kirkland High School 1. 2: Presi- dent 1; Girls Glee Club 1. 2, 3; Chorus 1, 2, 3. 4: Rekamemoh Club, Program Clir. 4; Annua] Staff 4; Secretary Office Work 3; Cheer and Sports Squad: Band 4; Class Play 2; Librarian 1; Queen ' s Court 3 : Drum Majorette Corp. 3 . 4 : District Entrant: 3. 4; Scholarship Vocal Music Contest; Secretary Treas. 3, 4. Carl Yoder Carl is the Greek god of our class For no better student could teachers ask Monroe 1,2; Chorus 2 ; Class Play 3, 4; Annual Staff 4; P.P.A. 4; Basketball 1; Chart Keeper 1, 2. Page Thirty-Two Is the game interesting, gals? Look! The hen laid an egg. That will keep him well preserved. Fellows, stay out! Buddies from way back. Star gazing, Marie? Well, hello there Kolter. Happy cousins. Quit pushing, Janie. Waiting on someone, Mary? Ainl she pretty: Page Thirty-Three SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Carolyn Egly Vice-President Don Haines Secretary Mary Jane Steury Treasurer Diana Crist iN JrS v MB 7- I? (1 s m fl ' V I J K m JL UH HISTORY Siarting our freshman year back in 1947 there were 46 of us in Monroe High School, 14 in Kirk- land High School and 3 at Pleasant Mills High School. Because of the wonderful idea of consolidation of Monroe, Washington, and Kirkland townships into " Adams Central " we started our junior year to- gether for the first time, with 38 to respond to the roll call. We elected the following as our class officers: president, Rex Erhsam; vice-president, Duke Hend- ricks; secretary, Mary Jane Troxel; and treasurer, Diana Crist. Our class sponsors were Miss Schertz and Mr. Lightle. We enjoyed a skating party on October 19 at Fort Wayne, a party at the C. C. C. camp at Bluffton, and most of all the play " Brainstorm " which we produced. At the end of the First semester one of our faith- ful members, Beaulah Christener, thought that mak- ing a home was more important than education. Bob Grim also left us. Once again we entered A. C. H. S. with our goal in sight. At last we were seniors. Our first class meeting was called to order by the principal, Mr. Andrews. Officers were then elected: president, Carolyn Egly; vice-president, Don Haines; secret- ary, Mary Jane Steury; and treasurer, Diana Crist. Mr. Haggard was chosen as sponsor. Again we lost four of our faithful class members. Helen Brandyberry and Myona Hicks thought they had enough education; they wanted to explore into married life. Rex Ehrsam joined the Navy and Nolan Ginter joined the Air Forces, each to fight for his country. To make money for our senior trip we had bake sales, scrap drives, concessions at ball games and a big Amateur contest. On October 23 and 24 we gave our senior play, " Don ' t Take My Penny " . On October 30 we tried to smile our best for our senior pictures, but on December 21 we gave everyone a big shock, for we received our pictures. As our class flower we chose the red carnation, and our colors are green and white. We the Seniors of " 51 " are looking forward to April 21 when we will leave for Washington, D.C., and New York for our senior trip; and we anti- cipate May 3, our last step together, Commence- ment. This is the History of the Class of 1951. We ' ve had lots of fun and hate to say farewell, but with our goal sighted and diplomas in hand we say, " Good luck, seniors of tomorrow and not goodbye, just so long " . Pag? Thirty-Four CLASS WILL We, the graduating class of 1951, being of perfect physical health (we hope) and of unusual intelligence do hereby publish our last will and testament and hope that everyone will survive their year of great loneliness without us at Adams Ceniral. We are confident that each heir will make good use of our many talents and possessions. To the faculty, we will that in the future years they will have a quieter, more dignified, group of seniors than they were cursed with this year. To Mr. Andrews, our well-liked principal, we will another co-operating senior class such as we have been. To MV Beavers, we will some more patience and ability to control her temper when students are late to class. To Miss Preston, we will a new hair-do to impress some young handsome bachelor. To Mrs. Reed, we will the ability to look like a teacher, so that the boys will stop flirting with her. To Mr. Haggard, we will a recording machine, so he won ' t have to lire his voice in giving the seniors heck next year. To Mr. Lightle, we will a brand new pin ball machine in case he changes his ideas. To Mr. Collier, we will a new rain coat to wear when his used one gets lost. To Mr. Thacker, we will the ability to keep the erasers at the blackboard. To Mr. Heiman, we will some new chemistry equipment, so his future classes can make some more " pretty " experi- ments. To Mr. Brandyberry, we will a cute, young secretary so he will be able to keep his notes together. To Mr. Goble, we will a thirty-piece orchestra. To the juniors, we will our very dignified ways and the ab ' lily to be cocky as seniors most generally are. To the sophomores, we will two nine-month school years, which they ' ll have to put up with. To the freshmen, we will that when you are seniors you may have the privilege of initiating the freshmen and get by with it as we did. I, Leroy Roller, do will and bequeath my blue eyes and winning smile to Cleo Landis. I, Audrey Andrews, do will and bequeath my dainty scream to Henry Wagley and my height to Patty Arnold. I, Carl Yoder, do will and bequeath part of my shyness to Doyle Arnold and my natural curly hair to David Nuss- baum, so he can do without " Toni ' s. " I, Bernila Ehlerding, do will and bequeath my knowledge of whether or not a mustache tickles to Pauline Schwartz. I, Carolyn Egly, do will and bequeath the honor of being one of the queen ' s attendants to Bud Cook, so he can put in practice his feminine charms. I, Diana Crist, do will and bequeath my turned up nose to Millard Habegger. I, Irene Schwartz, do will and bequeath my ability to have a boy friend at all times to Jean Haines. I, Norma Bradford, do will and bequeath my quiet ways to Roe Lehman, hoping that he ' ll make good use of them in his senior year. I, Beverly Lobsiger, do will and bequeath my ability to play the piano to Stanley Sprunger. I, Edith Steury, do will and bequeath my flirting ability to Phyllis Kohli. I, Loren Mo:er, do will and bequeath my rosy cheeks to Herman Dick. I, Raymond (Cheese) Worden, do will and bequeath my good nature to Enos Schrock. I, Pauline Rupert, do will and bequeath my ability to be a leader among the kids to Raymond Zurcher. I, George Geyer, do will and bequeath my deep voice and my muscles to Don Walters. I, Don Haines, do will and bequeath my manly appearance and my ability to tell the right joke at the right time to Clifford Hirschy. I, Delores Graber, do will and bequeath my typing ability to Anna Inniger. I, Mary Jane Troxel, do will and bequeath my cute dimples to Lester Schwartz and my charming short hair cut to Mary Ellen Schnepp. I, Mary Jane Steury, do will and bequeath my ability to go steady with the same fellow for a long period of time to Mary Ellen Byerly. I, Duke Hendricks, do will and bequeath my collection of bow ties to Dale Worthman hoping that it will " do things " to him as it has for me. I, Charles Hoffman, do will and bequeath my ability to play basketball to Bob Mitchel in hopes that he will make better use of it than I did. I, Marie Habegger, do will and bequeath my intelligence to Jim Riley, and hope that he will use it in a way that he will have more fun in school than I have had. I, Mary Baumgartner, do will and bequeath my ability to dress neatly to Fannie Habegger in hopes that she will con- tinue to do so as she has in the past years. I, Donna Bucher, do will and bequeath my two years of yell leading ability to Elizabeth Johnston so that she may add it to her two years of being yell leader. I, Gerald Nussbaum, do will and bequeath my handsome- ness and the ability to have all the girls swoon over me, but still stay out of their reach, to Paul Sowards. I, Patricia Teeple, do will and bequeath my quiet ways to Sally Ross. I, June Caudle, do will and bequeath my assortment of hair ribbons to Mary Lou Hannie, so that it will draw at- tention to her black hair; and my sewing ability to Dale Hirschy so that he can save money by making his own clothes as I do. I, Marilyn Fox, do will and bequeath the ability to sleep in government class and get by with it to Alice Yoder. I, Andy Schrock, do will and bequeath my flirting ways to John Liby, and also my ability to get on the good side of the shop teacher. I, Norma Jean Funk, do will and bequeath my lime green Chrysler which I hope to have soon to Lester Schindler to replace his " modern " Chevrolet. I, Wendell Sowards, do w ill and bequeath my perfect pos- ture and my silly giggle to Gloria Crownover. I, Lavonne Strahm, do will and bequeath my nice and friendly disposition to David Sprunger in hopes that he will refrain from his consistent teasing next year. I, Virginia Taylor, do will and bequeath my pretty green sweater to Earl Yoder in hopes that he might attract some pretty junior girl, and my ability to play an instrument to all of the juniors in order that it will be one step toward the fulfillment of Mr. Goble ' s dream. Page Thirty-Five PROPHECY Hello, Ladies and Gentlemen. This is station WMK bring- ing you the yearly program of " Our Seniors of Yesterdays " . Tonight our reporter will tell you what this station has learned about the members of the 1951 graduating class. Hello, everyone! I know you are anxious ol hear about your old friends so I won ' t keep you waiting. You remem- ber how bashful Norma Bradford used to be. Well, you will be surprised to learn that she is now touring the country giving lectures on " How to Hold A Man! ' Norma ' s good friend, Norma Jean Funk, was louring with her but she decided that her life ' s ambition was to be a hou-ewife. So now she is " smaching " two little darlings instead of " peck- ing " keys on a typewriter. Last week one day I stopped at several homes along the way to inquire about the new sheriff of Adams County, Pauline Rupert, and I found that she is feared by everyone. You may be interested in her latest arrest. This is the story that I heard: It seems that Don Haines is a bubble oum salesman traveling to all the main cities giving free demonstrations on " HOW TO CHEW GUM WITHOUT GETTING IT IN YOUR MUSTACHE " . While he was demonstrating, Pauline came up with a gun in her hand and asked to see h ' s license. Don got so scared, for Pauline was really wav- ing the gun around, that he swallowed his gum and couldn ' t tell where his license was so Pauline locked him in the county jail. She later released him though. By the way, have any of you seen the Ringling b.;s. Circus, yet? If you haven ' t you must, for Raymr n H Wordon is really wonderful. How he ever learned to swing on a little trapeze is beyond me! George Geyer is there, too. He catches Raymond when he falls, for a girl that is. Do you remember what good friends Mary Jane Troxel and Audrey Andrews were? This friendship still continues for they are now partners and are running the Bluffton Date Bureau. " Business is fine, " is ths report that the two girls give. 1 know that none of you have forgotten how Bernita Ehlerding always read True Confessions in bookkeeping class. You will be glad to hear she is now editor of the magazine. Her best author is Diana Crist. Diana ' s stories almost break your heart. The famous Olympic Track Star, Speed Demon, is none other than our own Wendell Sowards. Wendell has broken all former records. He gives all the credit of his success to his coach, Andy Schrock. Marie Habegger really gave everyone a shock. She is the United State ' s best woman wrestler, and you can now see her on T.V. every Wednesday night. I was pleasantly surprised the other day when I opened my door, for there stood the former Carolyn Egly with her twin boys, Jody and Mody. Carolyn now lives in a fash- ionable fifteen room home in Berne. I searched everywhere for Mary Jane Steury, but I forgot to look one place and that was up in the sky. That is where Mary Jane was, too, for she decided Paul might get lone- some way up there flying a plane. So she joined the Air Force, loo, and now is Paul ' s stewardess. Charlie Hoffman decided that the restaurant business is pretty good so he bought the former, " Chat Chew " . He now calls his establishment the " Chew It If You Can " . In- cidentally, Leroy Koller is his head cook. Loren Moser, after his graduation, started giving lap danc- ing lessons. Loren is giving Rockfeller some worrying for the money is really rolling in. The class of 1951 can really be proud for some of their members have really become famous! Frank Sinartra is now forgotten; the latest rave of Ihe bobby roxers is none other than Gerald Nussbaum. Everyone is talking about Mary Baumgarlners ' wedding which will take place in a few weeks. The famous John Powers Model, Lavonne Strahm, will be the maid of honor. Patsy Teeple, the concert violinist, is going to play her violin at the wedding. Carl Yoder decided since he was a football hero in the Junior Play he could also be one in college. He is now Michigan State ' s most valuable player. Everyone is happy for Marilyn Fox! Marilyn ' s heart was always in Berne and she now lives there and is the sports editor of the Berne Witness. 1 know everyone will remember how Edith Steury worried abou! her hair. After she graduated Edith decided she would help all women who had the same trouble so Edith has become a famous hair stylist. Edith can really cut hair! In fact, her hair styling has greatly increased Delores Graber ' s Hat Solon business. When Edith gets done cutting, the customers rush to Delores. They have to have some- thing on their heads you know. When I was in Monroe recently I asked a group of little brats (oops, I mean boys) standing on a street corner where I could find Duke Hendricks. They pointed to a building at the end of the street with a sign " Scout Headquarters " painted on the door. Duke is now the head Scout leader. Incidentally he has several little scouts running around at home. June Caudle is around in this world somewhere, but so far I have been unable to locate her. The latest report is that she is in Hawaii. I bet June looks nice in a grass skirt. If anyone has heard anything strange don ' t call the police, for it wasn ' t a flying saucer; it was just Irene Schwartz leaching her thirteen children how to yodel and sing " hill billy " music. Attention all Shorthand Students Shorthand is a subject really worth your while. At least it was for Virginia Taylor. Virginia got herself an office job, sat on the bosses knee, and wrote shorthand as if her life was at stake. Yep, she married him, too! Another promising young character is Miss Donna Bucher who is now working as a private secretary. Well, we have talked about all the 1951 seniors but one and that is Beverly Lobsiger. Beverly has really made a name for herself. She toured all over the United Stales giv- ing piano concerts before going abroad. While Beverly was playing for the King and Queen of England, a Duke of Ireland heard her. He wouldn ' t lake " no " for an answer, so now the Duke and Duchess of Ireland are spending their honeymoon in MONROE. We sincerely hope you have enjoyed this broadcast. Tune in again next year for some more information on your old friends. Alas, and Alack I ' m at the end of my lack But if you liked this — Next year I ' ll be back. Just look for me here In this book of the year For these pages of Prophecy The seniors all fear ! ! ! Page Thirty-Six Top Row (left to right): Chauffers? cole Polishers? This is where the smell comes from. Second Row, (left to right): Some Freshmen I root then Saturday night bath, P. U. Watch that finger, Duke! Third Row (left to right): One way to entice usiness Don ' t rest too long, there is still more scrap to pick up. Page Thlrty-8even Birds ol feaiher flock together. All dressed up and no place to go. Do THEY really play ball? Did anyone see some legs walking around here? Come on out we see you. Swing ii, Minnie Pearl. Guess who? Future Beauty of ACHS. Grin and bear it. Short stuffs. Watch the birdie. Aw, you don ' t want a picture of me. Oh-h! I saw him! He looks natural behind bars. Say-y lhal ' s pretty good. Isn ' t that " purddy " ! Page Thirty-Eight ■iS First Row, left io right: Doyle Arnold, Patricia Arnold, Mary Euen Byerly, Norman Cook, Gloria Crownover, and Donald Dick. Second Row, left to right: Fannie Habeg- ger, Millard Habegger, Jean Haines.. Mary Lou Hannie, Clifford Hirschy, and Dale Hirschy. Third Row, left to right: Anna Inninger. Elizabeth Johnston, Phyllis Kohli, Cleo Landis, Roe Lehman, and John Liby. Fourth Row, left to right: Bob Mitchel, David Nussbaum, Jim Riley, Sally Ross, and Mary Ellen Schnepp. Fifth Row, left to right: Enos Schrock, Lester Schwartz, Pauline Schwartz, Paul Sowards, David Sprunger, and Stanley Sprunger. Sixth Row, left to right: Henry Wagley, Don Walters, Dale Warthman, Alice Yoder, Earl Yoder, and Raymond Zurcher. JUNIOR CLASS Junior Class Officers Eoyle Arnold Tmsurer David Nussbaum Vice-Presidei! Millard Habegger Secretary Roe Lehman President Last Sept. we started to school as Juniors, hoping to finish another year of our 1 our year term. Our director of class activities was chosen to be Mrs. Read To boost the amount of money in our class treasury we and the seniors sold maga- zines and we sold the most. In Jan. we sponsored the Dixie Four to raise more money. This proved to be a big success. In March we preented the play, " Off The Track " under the direction of Miss Preston. With the closing of school every member of the class is looking forward Io baing a member of the ruling class at ACHS in " 52 " . Mil ■■HI ■ O. f) D Pi o I ) y. % Vl Page Thirty-Nine r SOPHOMORE CLASS Sophomore Class Officers Shirley Steury Secretary Roger Longenberger President Virginia Milchel Treasurer Marilyn Durr Vice-President The Sophomores had a quiet year, I guess they are saving lheir energy for next year. The highlight of the whole year was a hay ride and party held on October 20. Howard Brandyberry was the class sponsor. I fit }m fit c , ' J First Row, left to right: Patricia Barger, Vivian Baumgartner, Wendell Beer, Gene Bluhm, Jimmy Brodbeck, Leroy Cham- ness. Second Row, left to right: Donald Dick, Marilyn Durr, Frederick Ehlerding, Ken- neth Ehrman, Elaine Freels, Eileen Funk. Third Row, left to right: Lyle Gerber, Ar- lene Habegger, Luther Hedington, Walter Hicks, Coleen Hirschy, Donald Holloway. Fourth Row, left to right: Hubert Isch, Earl Johnson, Ernest Liechty, Roger Longenberger, Mary Michaels, Virginia Mitchel. Fifih Row, left to right: Edward Nuss- baum, Willis Nussbaum, Waller Osier- man, Kay Ratcliff, Patricia Reed, B 11 Rowdon. Sixth Row, left to right: Martha Siders, Shirley Steury, Marva Strahm, Marvin Taylor, Barbara Walters, Eugene Weber. Page Forty 1st Row: Harold Arnold, Sherman Arnold, Flossie Baumgartner, Raymond Jr. Becker, Patly Beiller, Carol Bluhm. 2nd Row: Rex Bovine, Norma Conrad, Lupe Coslello, Lesler Egly, Kenneth Franks, Lester Gerber. 3rd Row: Danny Gerber, Don Graber, Nolan Grifiiths, Kenneth Grim, Leon Habegger, Barbara Haugk. 4th Row: Robert Heare, Jack Hendricks, Paul Hill, Carolyn Hirschy, Gene Hind- enlang. Pearl Huser. 5th Row: Bob Johnston, Dick Longenber- ger, Harry Mazelin, Caro Moser, Phyllis Maltox, Junior Nussbaum. 6ih Row: Kenneth Parrish, Shirley Plouge, Bill Ross, David Ringger, Juanita Sapp, Roger Sauder. 7th Row: Floyd Simon, Bob Steury, Velma Strahm, Ronald Stuckey, Hattie Thomas, Carol Yoder. FRESHMAN CLASS Freshman Class Officers Pally Beiller Secretary Harold Arnold President Lesler Egly Treasurer Pearl Huser Vice-President The Freshmen started their first year of high school with a lot of pep because the firct few days as high school students were quite exciting, but the excitement soon wore off and they settled down to face their four years of high school. They enjoyed one class party held in the gymnasium in April. J. E. Thacker was fheir sponsor. ft ft Page Forty-One m or Top (left lo right): Smile Gals! Snowbound. " I ' ve got five. Who ' ll give me ten ' " Bottom (left to right): Lightle ' s the proud father. Next year ' s seniors. You ' ve got competition, Marilyn Center: Don ' t let us bother you. Page Forty-Two j . ) vt i BRANDBERRY 3-4 Grades 1st Row (left to right) : Robert Brown. Scarlette Feasel. Betty Frank, Joyce Har- man. David Isch, Carol McKean. 2nd Row (left to right 1 : Evelyn McKean. Dewit Mertz, Palmer Nrick. LaMar Null. Linda Reber, Sandra Sanders. 3rd Row (left to right): Terry Schnepp. Carl Shaw. Bernard Shoaf. Tommy Shoe. Kay Singleton. Roger Snyder. 4th Row (left to right! : Joe Sprnnger. Sandra Stepler. Annette Thomas. Pamela Walters. Terry Witte, Marvin Zimmerman. ■ 71 Mrs. Harriet Mills Teacher MEUENSTEBERG 1 to 5 Grades 1st Row (left to right): Alice Ann Beer. Leonel Bixler. Larry Forman. Dale Hir- schy. Kay Jones. 2nd Row (left to right): Marilyn Lehman. Waneta Lehman. William Lehman. Marg- ery Moser, Anthony Sharp. 3rd Row I left to right): Lois Steury. Evan Voder. Gloria Yoder. Janis Yoder. Murl Yoder. Not Pictured: Peter Schwartz. LaVcrne Schwartz. Johnny Schwartz. Barbara Eicher. Flossie Eicher, Christian Graber, Mary Sprunger. Teacher Elmer Ehrsam 1st Row (left to right): Sheldon Bixler. Esther Brebm, Jacob Eicher, Johnny Eicher. Glenda Jones. 2nd Row (left to right): Franklin Lehman. Roy Mazelin. Ronda Nussbaum, Richard Schwartz. Nancy Steury. 3rd Row (left to right): Anita Yoder, Joyce Yoder. Judy Yoder. Richard Yoder. Steven Yoder. Not Pictured: Emma Troyer. Daniel Schwartz. Leah Schwartz. David Graber, Sylvan Schwartz, Rosa Schwartz, Amos Schwartz. Christian Schwartz. Teacher Frances Bealy Teacher Mrs. Delores Byerly Teacher Mrs. Alice Michaels REINKER 5- 6 Grades 1st Row (left to right): Donald Bailey. Jerry Beard. Doris Ann Bluhm. Ronald Cosson, Patricia Grim, Ellen Harman. 2nd Row (left to right): Gloria Harman. Roger Hawkins. Shirley Hirschy, Ronald Hurst. John Isch, Carol Kirshner. 3rd Row (left to right): Cecilia Lehman, Cynthia Lehman. Linda McKean. Caroline Mitchel, Daniel Null, Rose Null. 4th Row (left to right): Bette Royer. Karen Reed. Connie Roe. Gretchen Schnepp, Gordon Singleton. Phyllis Singleton. 5th Row (left to right): Martha Shaw, Wesley Shoe, Jaequaline Snyder, Glen Strickler, Rogeit Trimble. Larraine Wal- ters. 6th Row (left to right): Jim Wine, Judy Worth man. DEBOLT 1-2 Grades 1st Row (left to right: Judith Arnold. Richard Beard, Roger Clark, Michael Drake, Edward Feasel, Marvin Fosnaugh, Susan Frank. 2nd Row (left to right) : Michael Hakes. Kay Harmon, Joe Harmon, Jerry Hirschey, Jerry Hurst. Dianna Kershner, John Landis. 3rd Row (left to right): Ruth Ann Liechte, Steven Marhangh, Barbara McKean, Ed- ward Miller. Ned Mitchel, Ralph Parrisb. 4th Row (lefl to right): Gene Ratcliff. Richard Roy, Larry Urick, Verlyn Trim- ble. Judith Trimble, John Snyder, Myrna Shoe. nth Row (left to right): Michael Warth- tnan, Roger Shoaf, Gyneth Schnepp, Jane Sanders, Kenneth Reed, Judy Royer. Kathleen Walters, Gene Wolfe. Not Pictured: Lawrence Isch, Mary Jane Shaw, Max Hawkins, Donna Painter, Judy Foreman, Vincent Hutu, Eugene Foster. ft €j f o ft £ ft ft. i . i © n MONROE BUILDING Harold Reasoner Principal First Row (lefl to right): Naomi Griffiths, 1st grade Mrs. Walter Egly, 2nd grade Mrs. Veda Crist, 3rd grade Mrs. Nellie Price, 4th grade Second Row (left to right): E llwyn Hartzler, 5th grade Leo Strahm, 6th grade Robert Rrown, 7th and 8th grades Thomas Adler, 8th grade Ezra Snyder, 7th and 8th grades Fourth Row (left to right): Mary Laughery, Cook Madge Johnston, Cook Elsie Haines, Cook Almie Essex, Cook Renie Kessler, Janitor Jim Kessler, Janitor EIGHTH GRADE 1st Row (left lo right): Donald Barger, Jim Bauman, Gerald Beer, Sally Beer, Roddy Beer, John Bluhm, Freddie Fox. 2nd Row (letl lo right): Bob Harman, David Helmrich, Florine Hirschy, Alan Lehman, Marie Lehman, David Liby, Jim Lobsiger. 3rd Row (left lo right): Howard Micheals, Ardola Par- rish, Vernon Ralcliff, John Rowdon, Shirley Rupert, Larry Schwartz, Gordon Singleton. 4th Row (left to right): Connie Strickler, Marinell Striker, Elaine Stalz, Patsy Urick, Ronnie Wagley, Kay Ann Whiley, Miles Zimmerman. Not Pictured: Dale Workinger, Lavine Girod, Cather- ine Wiekey, Alvin Schwartz, Moses Schmidt, Tom Hoffman. SEVENTH GRADE 1st Row (left lo right): Marilyn Arnold, Kenneth Baumgarlner, Marjorie flecker, Bobby Brown, Dee Myron Byerly, Carolyn Christener. 2nd Row (left to right): Harold Dick, Albert Egly, Carol Egley, Benjamin Eicher, Jim Fisher, Bob Fosnaugh. 3rd Row (left to right): Paul Gehrman, Paul Gerber, Pauline Gerber, Kalhryn Habegger, Merlin Habegger, Roger Ha- begger. 4th Row (left to right): Mary Haugk, Kay Heare, Carol Hicks, Costa Hike, Sharon Hirschy, Palmer Inniger. 5th Row (left to right): Richard Kaehr, Billy Kirshner, Dickie Landis, Larry Lautzenheicer, Joe Macias, Larry Meyer. 6lh Row: (left to right): Lowell Micheals, Arlene Mitchel, Jerry Mitchel, Alan Miller, Geraldine Olwin, Jo Ann Osborn. 7th Row (left to right): Nancy Parrish, Mary Jane Rice, Pau Riley, Garry Ringger, Leo Rose, Richard Rowdon. ,1 I ■ 1 K A .-.4 Jb IMlMMdl r " 1 f) i. % [ { - fa w W I , JyH | p r ft ft O : IbowaJifc SEVENTH GRADE lsi Row (left to right): Songa Schug, Benjamin Schwartz, LuElla Schwartz, Nancy Shoaf, Louise Simon, Jerry Sprunger. 2nd Row (left to right): Lee Sprunger, James Taylor, Geraldine Teeple, Gene Wersi, Marvin Zurcher Junior Liechly. Not Pictured: Bob Hurl, Sandra May, Roger Clark, Gene McKean, Allan Osborn, Mary Ann Schwartz! Roman Schwartz, David Schmidt, Lydia Graber! Leah Graber, Toby Schwartzentruber, Edward Hilly, Valentine Shetler. SIXTH GRADE 1st Row (left to right): Jim Baumgartner, Emal Baumgarlner, Wayne Byerly, Dick Bradford, Doris Ann Cauble, Sandra Lee Cramer. 2nd Row (left to righl): Clarence Eicher, Mary Lou Ehrsam, Barbara Fiechter, Arleen Freels, Em- manuel Gerber, Ronald Gerber. 3rd Row (lefi to right): Margaret Griffiths, Charles Heare, Carol Jane Heller, Edith Hirschy, Tommy Hoffman, Carol Kaehr. 4lh Row (left to righl): Mary Knittle, Richard Kniltle, Lynn Lehman, Eugene Lehman, Jane Michaels, Marjorie Nussbaum. 5th Row (left to right): Carolyn Olwin, Janet Osborn, Leslie Ploughe, Danny Ross, Freddy Shott, Joe Schwartz. 6th Row (lelt to right): Linda Schug, Flossie Schwartz, Barbara Schwartz, Marjorie Sprunger, Linda Stullz, Jimmy Steiner, Sonya Yoder. Not Pictured: Samuel Girod, Soloman Wickey, Ernest Schwartz. FIFTH GRADE 1st Row (lelt to right): Philip Barger, Jerry Bovine, Rose Canales, Donna Cauble, Marilyn Chrislener, Sarabell Habegger, Anna Mae Hilty. 2nd Row (left to right): Richard Hirschy, Marianna Jaurequi, Nancy Jaurequi, Joan Kuhn, Rose Lantz, Winston Lister, Joan Myers. 3rd Row (left to right): Delores Sauders, Wilma Sim- ons, Barbara Sommers, Barbara Steiner, Betty Steury, Ned Stucky, Rolland Zimmerman, Lydia Schwartz. Not Pictured: David Girod, Carl Schwartz, Daniel Schwartz, Elmer Schwartz, Jerome Schwartz, Josephine Schwartz. FOURTH GRADE :t Row (lell lo right): Kathleen Adler, Barbara Arnold, Gene Baumgartner, Richard Canales, Mary Dick, Max Egly. 2nd Row (left to right): Georgianna Essex, Lois Gerber, Jerry Gerber, Dorothy Geyer, Evelyn Griffiths, Terry Hike. -, 3rd Row (left to right): Larry Habegger, Alan Habegger, Carol Helmrich, Thomas Heyerly, Carol Haggard, William Hoffman. ff ft f ■ ' ■ ■■■ ' " ■■ 4th Row (left to right): Clair Inniger, John Lantz, Fredrick Mann, De- wayne McBride, Olin Maeschberger, Doveanna Nussbaum, Bernice Yager, Arlene Zimmerman. 5th Row (left lo right): Pauline Os- born, Donald Ray, Linda Schott, Roger Schlickman, Robert Schwartz, Karen Stultz, Marilyn Wade, Larry Wittwer. THIRD GRADE 1st Row (left to right): Brooks Arnold, Twila Arnold, Robert Baumgartner, Gary Bluhm, Mabel Bowers, James Brown. 2nd Row (left to right): Hobert Christener, Carole Ehrsam, Allen Freels, Larry Funk, Jerry Funk, Jerry Gerber, Maxine Wable, Marcia Zimmerman. 3rd Row (left to right): Phillip Gerber, Kei.h Griffiths, Alvin Habegger, Loren Habegger, David Haggard, Junior Hall- inger, Richard Steiner, Sonja Stucky. 4th Row (left to right): David Haugk, Madeline Hedington, Teddy Helmrick, Jerry Hoffman, Russel Jauregui, Jennie Kaehr, Roger Somon, John Sommer 5th Row (left to right): Philip McBride, Carole Miller, Timmy Ringer, Joan Rupert, Jerry Schwartz, Sidney Schwartz, Glen Yager, John Inniger. Not Pictured: Bobby Inniger. SECOND GRADE Is! Row (lefl to right): Colleen Adler, Dian Arnold, Duane Arn- old, Bernice Baumgartner, Diana Baumgartner, Janet Beer, Karen Brandt. 2nd Row (leil to right): Rene Brown, Karen Cauhle, Julian Cramer, Harry Essex, Charleen Feasel, Kathleen Gerber, Rosetta Gerber. 3rd Row (left to right): Donald Germann, Roger Hall, Jane Heyerly, Steve Hike, Helen Hirschy, Diane Kohli, Emily Knittle. 4th Row (left to right): Junior Lanlz, Daniel Michaels, Leon Miller, Max Moser, Karen Nu:sbaum, Nancy Olwin, Leo Parrish. 5th Row (left to right): Roger Roth, Rosemary Schlickman, Michael Stovenik, Claude Striker, Gary Werst, Carolyn Yake, Maran Zimmerman. FIRST GRADE 1st Row (left to right): Larry Bauman, Kenneth Cauble, Roger Dick, Steven Ehrsam, Gerald Feasel, Rose Marie Gerber. 2nd Row (left to right): Richard Habegger, Joyce Haggard, Robert Hyerly, Emma Mae Hear, Merlin Hedington, Sandra Hall. 3rd Row (left to right): Arlene Johnson, David Johnson, Lloyd Knittle, Billy Kohli, David Lister, Susan Longsworth. 4th Row (left to right): Sharon Mattax, Vernon McBride, Phyllis Moyer, Shirley Null, Ronald Owens, Mervin Parrish. 5th Row (left to right): Gerald Rowdon, Janice Ringger, Norma Simons, Arville Smith, Paul Sommers, Carlo Stovenik. 6th Row (left to right): Alice Steiner, Karen Stucky, Marilyn Stucky, Judith Vore, Ronald Zimmerman, Mary L. Ouintera. Not Pictured: Sandra Osborn and Tonietta Faye Rupert. ©■ © a mm ' 4 I . j i- . JS-f. r ■ • a 1 1 yjWI ' ' fa t i£i tftl 1 4 ; , ... ,fe , ,m M 9 £ f 5 6 £ an w y ' . r C} m O fi ft ft ft ft | r (was a a, K ■ML J» i BMHH)fJ I Hi A I ft f-Ap H5l i. ■■-! " •» J5 • «. r-« ALUMINI PAGE NAME Jim Arnold Jane Baltzel Dick Baumgartner Alice Beineke Audrey Burkhead Corelta Chamness Robert Dick Robert Ehrsam Grace Fisher Virgil Gerber Doyle Haines Robert Heller Dixie Hill Landis Bruce Hirschey Roger Kuhn William Lehman Neva Mallonee Virgil Moser Curtis Nussbaum Howard Rich Glen Rowdon Donald Rupert Bruce Schnepp Glen Strahm Albert Teeple Rosalyn Wagner Elberla Warthman Hoffman Darleen Yoder ADDRESS Decatur, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Grand Rapids, S. Dakota Berne, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Berne, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Alaska Decatur, Indiana Fort Wayne, Indiana Berne, Indiana Berne, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Monroe, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Berne, Indiana Decatur, Indiana Berne, Indiana OCCUPATION Attending N. Manchester Attending Ball State Employed at McMillens Attending Indiana University Employed at Book Store International College Franklin Electric Unemployed Employed at G. E. Milk Condensery Employed at G. E. Employed at G. E. Employed at G. E. U. S. Rubber U. S. Navy Employed at McMillens Public Loan Company Employed at Dunbars Employed at G. E. Employed at Jahns Employed at Central Soya Gays Mobil Service Employed at Fruehauf Decatur Casting Employed at Fruehauf Beauty Culture College Franklin Electric Employed at G. E. GERBER FURNITURE M UPHOESTERV EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME Custom Built Furniture Bendix Radios and Television Re-Upholstering Venetian Blinds Floor Covering -- All Kinds Custom Made Drapes Custom Built Cabinets Complete Window Decorations Admiral Appliances 1 mile North of Bluffton, Indiana PHONE 524 Open Tuesday and Saturday evening Page Fifty-One Lee Hardware Co. SUN PROOF PAINTS AND ENAMELS HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS PERFECTION GAS RANGES ELECTRIC Phone 3-2021 Decatur, Indiana HARRY (PECK) ESSEX Real Estate Insurance Phone 3-2707 119 S. Second St. Decatur, Ind. ADAMS COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. Over Morris 5 $1.00 Store D. BURDETTE CUSTER MR. SMITH Decalnr, Indiana SMITH SCRAP IRON GO. J. W. Smith, Prop. STEEL — — SCRAP IRON — — RAGS — — PAPER All Waste Material Phone 3-3089 Decatur, Indiana Erie 10th St. READ DECATUR DAIEY DEMOCRAT HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL AND LOCAL NEWS IN Your Home Newspaper By mail — $6 a year delivered to your home Page Fifty-Two THE PIONEER GOOD FOOD GOOD SERVICE GOOD HOSPITALITY K2 S. Second Si. Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-2508 PUBLIX Musical Instruments Instructions Radio Repair — Sound Decalur, Indiana CHAT CHEW DRIVE Highway 27 BEST IN THE WEST Phone 3-3038 H. All Kinds of Insurance Homestead No. 40 Phone 3-8924 Decatnr. Indiana MLllW HEATING SERVICE Kalamazoo Furances Appliances Phine 3-3808 238 N. Second Si. Decalur, Indiana HE TRACTOR IMPLEMENT CO. Phone 3-2509 Decatur, Indiana FORD TRACTORS DEARBORN IMPLEMENTS Pane Fifty-Three PETERSON HELLER THE STUDENT ' S CLOTHING STORE Cal E. Peterson Jack Heller Decatur, Indiana Expert Automobile Repairing Garage Phone 3-2008 H. 13lh and Dayton St. Decatnr, Indiana BENTZS WEST END TEXACO Texaco Oil Products Decatnr, Indiana Corner 7th and Monroe Streets CONNIES DRIVE-IN FRUIT MARKET Adams County ' s Fruit Headquarters GROCERIES AND MEATS U. S. 27 — 5 mi. South of Decatur Phone 6-6498 Mr. Mrs. Roy Strickler, Props. DECATUR HATCHERY FOR BIGGER POULTRY PROFITS HILLTOP LABORATORIES Aids to Poultry Health Phone 3-3706 Decatur, Indiana Page Fifty-Four HARRY I. KILUOM SONS Specialized School Photography and Year Books P. 0. Box 261 Richmond, Indiana HERFF - JONES CO. Manufacturing Jewelers Stationers 1407 - 1419 North Capitol Ave. Indianapolis 7, Ind. SCHAFER ' S for KROEHLER FURNITURE Compliments of GULDEN RULE PACKARD SALES SERVICE Blue Sunoco Gas - Oil Lubrication Phone 3-2988 3rd Madison St. Decatur, Ind. HOOSIER PETE SERVICE Hoosier Petroleum Products Decatnr, Indiana Corner 13th St. Highway 224 Page Fifty-Five WHEN IN A HURRY THINK OF US ONE-DAY SERVICE SHEETS CLEANERS Decatur, Ind. D-34409 Compliments ol KOCHER LUMBER 111 CO. Dr i 2-3131 Decatur, Ind. The ring she dreams of ... an Beloved by Brides for 100 Years BOWER JEWELRY STORE Decatur, Indiana JOHN DEERE — QUALITY FARM EQUIPMENT DE LAVAL — MILKERS AND SEPARATORS COOLERS AND FOOD FREEZERS LOUDEN — DAIRY AND BARN EQUIPMENT Repair — Parts and Service STEFFEN IMP. CO. Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-3813 STEFFEN NASH Phillips 66 Products LEE TIRES Lubrication Washing Super Service for All Make Cars Gas and Oil for Less klPP SERVICE Corner Second Jackson Sts. Highway 27 Decatur, Ind. Decatur, Ind. Page Fifty-Six Congratulations SENIORS IMIE FURINIITURE CO. Decalur, Indiana Compliments SUTTON ' S JEWELRY STORE Diamonds, Watches, Silverware 130 N. Second Si. Decalur, Indiana When In Decatur Make It IDEAL DAIRY BAR A VERY PLEASANT PLACE TO MEET ALL YOUR FRIENDS DOYLE BONNIE Compliments of PUBLIC SERVICE GAS COMPANY Decalur, Indiana Compliments of E PAINT WALLPAPER STORE 158 S. Second Si. Dacalnr, Ind. YOST CONSTRUCTION CO. Dealer in SAND — GRAVEL — TRUCK MIXED CONCRETE Decalur, Indiana Page Fifty-Seve.i Compliments of GAY ' S MOBIL SERVICE Corner 13th Monroe Decatur, Indiana CASH COM FEED SUPPLY Wholesale and Retail COAL — FEED — WIRE FENCING — PAINT — CEMENT GRINDING — MIXING — SHELLING Phone 3-2312 Decatur, Indiana Monroe St. at 8th LUTES FLOWERS Flowers for All Occasions Corsages — Potted Novelties Phone 3-3304 Decalnr, Indiana Compliments of WEMHOFF MONUMENTAL WORKS Phone 3-3211 Decalnr, Indiana MOSES DAIRY HOMOGENIZED PASTEURIZED DAIRY PRODUCTS GRADE A Phone 3-3203 Decalnr, Indiana Page Fifty-Eight GEELS JEWELRY STORE " Known for Fine Diamonds " 105 South Main Street Bluffion, Indiana THIIMA SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS RUGS — FURNITURE Blnfiion, Indiana FRYBACK ' S DAIRY STORE HOME OF FRYBACK ' S FINE ICE CREAM Corner Washington Johnson Bluffton, Indiana Phone 681 Firearms, Ammunition, Telescopes, Sights, Reloading Equipment, Accessories Factory Service and Parts For All Firearms MEYERS GUN SHOP Wabash Avenue Phone 758 BluHlon, Indiana Since 1898 FAREINGS FOOD MARKET Fine Quality Foods We Feature Quality Meats Livestock Bought and Sold West Market St. BluHlon. Indiana " DECK " " SPEED " MOSER SUPER SERVICE Goodrich Tires Batteries Gulf Products BluHlon, Indiana Phone 360 LAIMTZ POUETRY CU. Poultry, Eggs, and Feeds 213 N. Scott St. Phone 237 BlnBioa, Indiana Page Fifty-Nine Exclusive Home Furnishers Bluffton, Indiana A Good Place To Buy Furniture isch hardware Blue Flame Gas — Appliances Paints and Gifts 114 N. Main Si. Phone 107 Moser Implement Company Dealers For ALLIS-CHALMERS — NEW IDEA — DUNHAM FARM EQUIPMENT HOT POINT APPLIANCES Bluffton, Indiana Phones: Office 203; Home 270-J STEIFEN MOTOR SALES Your Authorized S udebaker Dealer Bluffton, Indiana 121 N. Main St. Phone 211 IDEAL •KIDDIE SHOP Lovely Wearables for Small Adorables Tots — Teens — Pigtail Crowd Sub-Teens Too Bluflloa, Indiana Helen Enos Bob Enos R and S PHOTOS Photo Finishing — Commercial — Child Portraiture A Specialty Bluffton, Indiana 107 1-2 W. Market Phone 315 Page Sixty BANE1 SHOE REPAIR 111 E. Washington Bluffton, Indiana CliKE LUMBER COMPANf Building Materials and Paint Bluffton, Indiana STEFFEIXI HOME APPLIANCES FRIGIDAIRE SALES AND SERVICE Your Home Appliance Headquarters Phone 1070 115 North Main Street Bluffton, Indiana SNUG RESTAURANT A Good Place to Eat 4 Doors W. of Court House Phone 676 BluHlon. Indiana STEURY BOTTLING COMPANY Heart Club Beverages Mason ' s Root Beer Blnfiton, Indiana BAILIFFS DM MARKET MODERN LOCKER SERVICE CUSTOM CURING, SMOKING, and PROCESSING Manufacturers of Regal Lunch Meats Phone 1 or 2 Bluffton, Indiana Page Sixty-One m rn T SEED C SN . . . BANK CREDIT is the best FARM CREDIT Seed coins, like seed corn, are the first step toward a future harvest. We invite you to open savings ac- counts here for every member of your family. Why not do so now? The FIRST STATE BANK OF DECATUR Established 1883 Member Member Federal Deposit Federal Reserve Insurance Fund System Page Sixty-Two DECATUR INSURANCE AGENCY Courtesy of Kenneth Runyon Established 1887 COMPLETE INSURANCE PROTECTION Phone 3-4300 Decatur, Indiana MYERS HOI and MO SUPPLY Firestone Tires Appliances 248 W. Monroe St. Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-3301 l H. ZVVICk FUNERAL DIRECTORS FURNITURE AMBULANCE SERVICE Phone 3-360Z or 3-3603 Decalnr, Indiana Compliments of AL SCHMITT YOUR DODGE DEALER in Decatur, Indiana ARNOLD LUMBER CO., INC Lumber Builders ' Supplies 425 So. Winchester St. Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-2012 Page Sixty-Three DECATUR NEWS STAND BARBER SHOP 240 W. Madison Si. Boyd Royer, Harold Watihman G. REM. RIEREY INC. Abstracts of Title FARM LOANS Insurance and Income Tax Reports 107 South 2nd Si. Decatnr, Indiana Phone 3-4104 HAUGK Appliances — Heating — Plumbing GRAVITY and FORCED AIR HEATING SYSTEMS COMPLETE YOUNGSTOWN KITCHENS PHILCO APPLIANCES COMPLETE BATHROOMS and PLUMBING BOTTLE GAS Decatur Phone 3-3316 Indiana ON THE SPOT Insurance Service as near as your TELEPHONE Leland Smith Inc., Agency Glenn Hill L. Smith Phone 3-3111 Decatur, Indiana IIHRICK BBOS. Electrical and Sporting Goods Adams County Skelgas Dealers Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-4109 SHEARMEN ' S ICE CREAM " The Best There Is " Decatur, Indiana Highway 224-33-27 Page Sixty-Four DICK MANSFIELD MOTOR SALES DESOTO PLYMOUTH 222 N. Third Street Decatur, Indiana MOLLENKOPF All) EITIi international motor trucks farmall tractors Mccormick farming equipment international refrigeration sales — service and parts dependable service at low cost Highway 27 Decatur, Indiana Compliments of ADAMS COM THEATERS Decatur Indiana Page Sixty-Five BUTLER ' S mm HIGHWAY SERVICE STATION CMC Sales Service Fritz Ellsworth Skelly Gasoline and Motor Oils U. S. Tires Auto Repairing Body Works Phone 3-2507 Horih Second St. Decatnr, Indiana First Si. Decatur, Indiana Phone 3-2928 Brant Motors, Inc. Corner Third and Monroe Sts. Decatur, Indiana FORD ' S OUT FRONT Phone 3-2716 3-2709 KELLY ' S Truly A Remembered Service at DRY CLEANING lilllli; DRAM Across from G. E. Funeral Home 427 North Ninth St. 24-Hour Ambulance Service Decatnr, Indiana Lady Attendants Phones 3-3314 3-3452 Page Sixty-Six 24-26 Monlhs to pay Quality Trailer Coaches ADAMS COUNTY TRAILER SALES NEW AND USED TRAILER HOMES Hi- Ways 27-33-224 Phone 3-3039 Decatur, Ind. PAUL STBICKLEB KATHBYH STBICKLEB Compliments of BLACKS FUNERAL HOI Phone 3-2503 REEEMONT SERVICE STATION RIVERSIDE GARAGE Dial 3-3312 U. S. Highway 27 We repair all makes of cars Day Night Wrecker Service VIC BBAON Phones 3-2151; 3-2152 Paul Conrad Norman Geiger 3-3462 3-2633 STULTS- CIGAR STORE BILLIARDS Tobacco SPORTING GOODS Soda Fountain George Rosie Page Sixty-Seven No flashlight or mir i S ror needed to see if the Hinman Master Milker stainless steel pail is clean. " Rounded corner " con- struction — free of joints and hidden places — makes it easy to clean and keep clean. EZRA KAEHR Rural Route 4 Decatur, Ind. SURGE Everything for the Dairy Farm CORVIN BRINER, Owner Phone 954 Blufflon, Indiana CR VIGVILLE GARAGE Craigville, Indiana OLIVER SALES SERVICE Repairs and Equipment Phone 66 Craigville, Ind. PURINA FEEDS STATE PILOT FEEDS CRAIGVILLE ELEVATOR CO. TRY OUR SERVICE Phone 35 Craigville, Indiana ' S Groceries, Meats, Gasoline OIL, TIRES and BATTERIES Phone 53 Craigville, Indiana LISTERS STORE Groceries, Sandwiches, Ice Cream GASOLINE OIL STATION Phone 21 Preble , Ind. Page Sixty-Eight COMPLIMENTS OF DR. [J. BIXLER OPTOMETRIST Berne, Indiana FOOD TOW Home Killed Meats We specialize in WISCONSIN SWISS CHEESE Full line of Groceries, Fruits, and Vegetables North Jefferson Street Berne, Indiana BERNE LUMBER INC. General House Furnishings Berne Indiana Try Our Super Automobile Service Get All Your Motoring Requirements At One Stop Repairing and Accessories of All Kinds PLYMOUTH and CHRYSLER SALES and SERVICE Main Street Filling Station Berne, Indiana Page Sixty-Nine Compl ments of Compl menls of BUHNER ' S BARBER FRIEDA ' S BEAUTV SHOP SHOPPE Monroe, Indiana Phone 66628 Monroe, Indiana ZURCHER ' S MOBIL SERVICE MOBIL GAS MOBIL OIL LUBRICATION FIRESTONE TIRES DELCO BATTERIES M onroe, Indiana Phone 66551 AUTOMOBILE PAINTING Compliments of BODY FENDER WORK LOUIS MATTAX DRJJ. RIM Optometrist Monroe, Indiana Phone 66461 Decatur Indiana Page Seventy CENTRAL MARKET GROCERIES —MEATS — NOTIONS ICE CREAM POP CANDY Monroe, Indiana Phone 66561 Compliments of HAINES GARAGE Monroe, Indiana Phone 66591 NIBLICK ANO CO. BAKER ' S PLUMBING Department Store HEATING GENERAL PLUMBING and Our Merchandise Has HEATING EQUIPMENT QUALITY, STYLE and VALUE Phone 32609 Decalur Indiana BEGUN ' S STORE F. McCONNEL SONS For Men and Boys Jobbers and Wholesalers Tobacco, Cigars 102 S. Second St. Decatur, Ind. and Confections Phone 33208 Phone 34100 Decatur Indiana Page Seventy-One DECATUR LUMBER CO. Builders ' Supplies and Coal 111 Jefferson Street Phone 3-3309 Decatur Indiana TEEPLE TRUCK LINES Trucking Moving Decatur Indiana " Say it with flowers " M l FLORIST 1315 West Adams St. Phone 3-2971 Decatur, Ind. TYDOL GASOLINE VEEDOL MOTOR OIL Two Fine Products They Tell Their Own Story Best Beavers Oil Service Phone 3-2705 Decatur, Indiana Mies Recreation Alleys 266 N. 2nd Street Decatur, Indiana BRUNSWICK ALLEYS Phone 3-2942 Molly Mies, Prop. Page Seventy-Two L. Luther Yager J. Jerome Yager Yager Furniture Co., Inc. FURNITURE FUNERAL HOME Carpet-Rugs Ambulance Pianos Service Down Town In Berne Since 1910 Phone 2-2158 ferns dress SHOPPE LADIES ' READY-TO-WEAR Berne, Indiana Phone 3451 Bulova Hamilton Elgin WATCHES KEEPSAKE DIAMONDS LIECHTY JEWEIRY Berne Indiana THE FAIR STORE Menno Burkholder Berne ' s Variety Store Since 1903 HOME AND SCHOOL NEEDS GIFTS FOR ALL AGES AND OCCASIONS You will be pleased with our merchandise Lives of greal men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And departing leave behind us Footprints in the sands of time. —Longfellow DR. SDLDNER Berne SCRINDLER ELECTRIC ELECTRIC WIRING RCA Victor Radios and Records Frigidaire Appliances Berne Phone 2-2813 Indiana 113 E. Main Page Seventy-Three THE HABIT CLEANING — MEN ' S WEAR — PRESSING Are .your clothes becoming to you or should they be coming to us? Berne Indiana STENGEL CRAIG DRUG STORE Berne Indiana REMEMBER Live Better with Less Walter Fenstermaker Berne Indiana Compliments of Mennonite Book Concern Berne, Indiana THE BIGGEST AND MOST COMPLETE STOCK OF SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPLIES IN ADAMS COUNTY MEET and EAT at PALMER HOUSE Berne, Indiana Phone 167 Page Seventy-Four FORREST BALSIGER Your Sinclair Dealer Berne Phone 81 BERNE, INDIANA Compliments of JONES, Phone 20 Indiana SHOES Compliments of DR. REUSSER Berne Indiana Berne Indiana BERNE HARDWARE CO. JOHN DEERE Farm Implements Good Equipment Maes A Good Farmer Better " If It ' s Hardware, We Have It " Phone 22191 Berne, Indiana Page Seventy-Five Stucky Furniture Company Monroe, Indiana Phone 6666 FURNITURE — HARDWARE — APPLIANCES WHERE YOUR $ BUYS iMORE COPPESS COHNIR RESTAURANT GROCERIES MARATHON GASOLINE Seiberling and Miller Tires One Mile West of Monroe Corner Highways 27-124 Phone Monroe 66431 Page Seventy-Six FIRST BM OF BERNE 1891 1951 Member of Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Nussbaum Stauffer JEFFERSON CMUH East Main St. Berne, Ind. Chevrolet Norge Appliances Domestic Sewmachine Sales — Services Schwinn and Shelby Bicycles GASOLINE AND OILS Repairing UNITED STATES TIRES Complete Stock of AUTO ACCESSORIES Parts, Tires Accessories Phone 2-2179 Phone 2-2233 Berne Indiana Page Seventy-Seven E EQUITY EXCHANGE CO. FEEDS — SEEDS — COAL — FERTILIZER Berne and Linn Grove, Indiana Chattanooga and Tama, Ohio The Home of Good Clothing Kahn a?id Stylemart Suits sprunger, mm CO. Berne, Indiana liiLLIOM LUMBER CO. Building Materials Paint — Roofing — Windows Doors Phone 36 Gottschalk Supply Company ' We Aim To Please " Berne, Indiana Phone 240 Quality Coal for Every Purpose PAINTS— FERTILIZER— LAWN SEEDS Dr. Hess Tonics Compliments of DR. EDWIN MEEEER CHIROPRACTOR South Fulton Street Berne Indiana Haircuts To Suit REISM BARBER SHOP 260 East Main Berne, Ind. Page Seventy-Eight ■ ■■= - - ' - T - On The Banks of the Wabash Bluffton, Indiana Airplane Service Station White Rose Gasoline Enarco Motor Oil Tire Battery Service Greasing Washing Phone 75 Blufflon, Indiana Compliments of Grand Roxy Theaters Bluffton, Indiana U-XRE BIER CO. CADILLAC CARS INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Trucks, Tractors, Parts, Service Steffen Hardware Co. Joseph Myer Dan Steffen, Managers G. E. Appliances Hanna Paint Get Quality and Service Steffen Gives Both Phone 533 Blufflon, Indiana Phone 47 Blufflon, Indiana Page Seventy-Nine Farmers And Merchants Bank Bluffton, Indiana General Banking SAFETY — SERVICE — COURTESY Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation BLUFFTOM RUBBER WORKS Kelvinator Appliances U. S. Tire Distributors Du Pont Paint and Varnishes 117 East Market St. Phone 450 CHRYSLER — PLYMOUTH Sales and Service Frame, Front End Alignment, Magneto Service GROVE M BAXTER Bluffton, Indiana Phone 29 BluHton, Indiana ROSE HILL DAIRY PRODUCTS GRADE " A " PASTEURIZED — HOMOGENIZED — VITAMIN D HOOSIER BRAND Telephone 423 E HILL DAIRY. II. Bluffton, Indiana Everything for the Office Venis Office Supply Co. 115 S. Johnson St. Phone 428 Bluffton, Indiana ROYAL OFFICE MACHINES Buick — Olds — Pontiac G. M. C. Trucks Goodin Motor Co., Inc. J. L. GOODIN 225 W. Market Bluffton, Indiana Page Eighty MM FUNERAL HOME Bluff ton, Indiana Phone 109 The spirit of service and economy is the foundation upon which our business has progressed through the years and shall continue to be our guide for the future. Lady Attendant 24-Hour Ambulance Service " Say It With Flowers " The Gift Supreme We have a complete selection For Every Occasion BLUFFTOfl FLORISTS Greenhouses and Flower Shop Wabash Ave. Phone 81 John P. Schumacher Page Eighty-One HABEGGER FURNITURE, II. Complete Home Furnishings and General Electric Appliances Corner U. S. 27 and High Stree; Phone 2-2314 Berne, Indiana THE FASHIOIM EQUITY MEAT MARKET Ladies ' and Children ' s Home Killed Meats READY-TO-WEAR GROCERIES — FRUITS Quality for Less Free Delivery Mrs. Roy Dubach Berne, Indiana HOME Owned and HOME Operated " I LIKE TO SHOP ] IGA " Such Low Prices — Every day you will find IGA prices always save you money. So Conveniently Located — There ' s a thrifty IGA Store right near your home. So Frindly and Courteous — Drop in. We know how to make you feel at home. The Complete Food Market Phone 2-2134 GROCERIES, FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND MEATS Berne, Indiana GLEN GIFFORD Page Eighty-Two PREBLE MIND COMPANY Fancy Indiana Tomato Products Preble, Indiana Pianos, Radio and Record Changers Full Line of Hand and Orchestra Instruments Swtss Yodel Records Accessories and Sheet Music Accordions (American and Swiss) REPAIRS OF ALL INSTRUMENTS Factory Guaranteed CHRIS ZUERCHER Accordion Manufacturer Phone 2-2471 Berne, Indiana Herman Strahm AUCTIONEERING Phone 77 Craigville, Indiana PRERLE WELDING AND REPAIR Standard Oil Products TIRES — BATTERIES Auto Accessories — Hardware Walter Peck Phone 12-27 Preble, Ind. Evelyns Beauty Shop Machineless and Cold Waves Prices Reasonable Craigville, Indiana Phone 68 REKEWEV GROCERY Groceries, Meats, Ice Cream Standard Oil Products Phone Craigville 19 on 12 Magley, Indiana Page Eighty-Three ME COUNTY FARM BUREAU Berne, Indiana Elevators at Co-op Lumber Berne, Monroe, Implement Shop Williams Station, and Bulk Plant R. R. 1, Decatur Monroe, Ind. and Pleasant Mills Owned and Operated by Adams County Farmers VIM SPORTING GOODS CO. Equipment for All Sports Fort Wayne ' s Exclusive Sports Store 1027 S. Calhoun St. Ft. Wayne, Indiana PHIL NUSSBAUM Exclusive Specialty in CALENDAR ADVERTISING - INDIVIDUAL GIFTS — Monroe, Ind. Phone 66423 PATRICK GRANDSW HEATING CO. 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