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

 - Class of 1953

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N 1 f 'f ? Left to right: Williani Linn, Harold Schwartz, Evan Yake, Noah Neuen- schwander, Lester Adler, President, Glen Workinger, Secretaryg Floyd Mitchell, Treasurer. Sci GLEN CUSTER SIlf76l'jIIf6IItfPlIf of Sfboofr RIEHLE TRACTOR SALES and URICK BROTHERS, Decatur, Indiana :NES -sg LUCILLE BEAVERS HARVEY HAGGARD B.S,, Indiana University B-S-, M3UChe5tef North Manchester Tri Staff Wisconsin University -.I Q wwf' Kg! PAUL ERDEL MAX STANLEY A.B,, Taylor B.S., M,S,, Indiana State Teachers College M.S., Indiana University Th.B,, Fort XVayne Bihle College lf! Complinzezztr of ' PREBLE WELDING and REPAIR SI-IOP and LISTER'S STORE Preble F LS LEO S88 60 L SZO :JE j igj Q. 'C , .f FSE '-,- was JANE REED DOYLE COLLIER B.S., Ball State Teachers' College B.S,, Ball State Teachers' College A863 if L . inf' ROBERT RAY MARTIN XVATSON B.M., Indiana University AB., Morehead St-ate Teachers College B,S., llniversity of Kentucky Graduate Study4Purdue University A Complimezzfs of ECONOMY DEPARTMENT STORE and HIGHXVAY SERVICE STATION, Decatur Ill w0"'N LEROY HEDGES B.S., Ball State Teachers College Our Cooks j. E. THACKER LELA ARNOLD B.S., Illinois University JOE BAUMGARTNER and Hartford Seminary The cleaning man ALTA BYERLY -'X 'Complimemy of ISCH HARDWARE and GIFTS and BLUFFTON RUBBER WORKS Bluffton A' ,..,q.5, x N .- ., . ' 'tzwxngx Salon! ?4aa!z'g A,fJi.rtanI Slzperinlendent of Sfboolf and Alorzroe 1' r Principal X . HUGH TATE - 5 'Sz' 549 fda! vig, Left to right: Leo Strahm, 6th grndeg Veda Crist, "' 3rd gradeg Ellwyn I-Iartzler, Sth grade. O' ini if Ki 2 '-' Robert Brown 7th and 8th gradesg Thelma Hendricks, 7th and Sth gradesg Naomi Griffiths, lst gradeg -"" Delores Byerly, 4th grade. 'ff Nr- 'S-a N 'N ram' 1 Leroy Cable, 7th and 8th gradesg Mary Egley, 2nd gradeg Ezra Snyder, 7th and Sth gradesg Hugh Tate, 7th and 8th grades. t,X,, N Complimentr of GEELS JEWELRY STORE and THE SURGE STORE, Bluffton 2 ,f Sing! Boys, Sing! Future Office Managers Compfinzezzff of DECATUR GIFT CENTER and NIBLICK COMPANY Decatur Studying is hard boys ! AQWEXXTHS the bottomxess pit 3 1 W on the brain, Ce-ntral's bool-:worms F. 13 f Nei? 'H NJ J il 'WSW , :ln bv- ,. wg V X JE hi. ' ,. ig: .LA Mx 'Li' H1 rv by Tr. - vr' m'g,, gg Q ,sf Bi' 4 8 3 ' 9 VL ff, .. R3 M4 1 -x -xi , I -.Y I 3 . 1' :1,.,,,. 0 .. 'VZ' , A f. ,4 :, 44 ' i, I' Q - 5.-5. - ,Q "' - .. ' '-Q, gg' W- ' " - . 53,5 'S " . ' . "' - , gf ff 1 ' . - ,,. A kia Q ."", N ,ye - , : - , gk ,f 1' fi , , 3. 15, A . f P SQ ' ff ,Y 1 bl L rf . '-lj ' ,I . 2 kinyx f -.X I, 1 .4 Q' .0 , . .j . J L .V rf' 'W '. A" lf 4. f'f"'f. " .Lg Q V 5.9 V- Q.. ' 5? 'A 2, 1 , ' b 14' 'L by , , , I ,f' --f ' . -gy . N . . F, hr . X '5 ',-'wil Ax 3. ki V X 4 Q W A 1 .4 " 5 fi: Y 4 vw, I . :WM Qi . xi Q ' f , A , i 1. W ' Ng. f ,I V '13, . W Q 5 1 1 game DON HOLLOVVAY .....,., .................., P feridezzt KAY RATCLIFF ................ ......... I fire Preridenl WALTER OSTERMAN ..... ..,.,...,....... S errelizry GENE BLUHM ......,........ .....,..... T muurer LJ 6 'Wm' After the consolidation of the three townships, our class had the privilege of being the first Freshman class. We started out with forty-five enrolled. One of the first things we did was to elect officers: President, Don Holloway, Vice President, Marilyn Durrg Secretary, Mary Michaels, and Treasurer, Pat Barger. Mr. Collier was our class sponsor. We enjoyed two class parties, one at the gym and one at the Reinker School. Once again we entered A. C. H. S. as Sophomores. At our first class meeting, we elected Roger Longenber- get as President, Marilyn Durr as Vice President, Shir- ley Steury as Secretary and Virginia Mitchel as Treas- urer. We had a quiet year, although we had a hay ride and a party on October 20. Howard Brandyberry was the class sponsor. As juniors, we came back feeling very energetic. At the beginning of the year we presented for the en- joyment of all students a skating party at Bells Rink. We also sold magazines and Christmas cards, trying to make money for the class. Our officers for this year were: President, Walter Ostermang Vice President, Gene Bluhm, Secretary, Eileen Funk, Treasurer, Don Hollo- way. Mrs. Reed was our class sponsor. We are finally seniors and the class officers are as follows: President, Don Holloway, Vice President, Kay Ratcliffg Secretary, Walter Ostermang Treasurer, Gene Bluhm. Our class sponsors were Mr. Haggard and Mr. Hedges. To make money for our senior trip we had bake sales, scrap drives, concessions at ball games. On October 28 we gave our senior play, "Finders Creepers," which was a very good success. October 24 and 25 we smiled our best for our senior pictures, but on December 16 we were all shocked at the results. As our class flower we chose the red carnation, and our colors are scarlet and white. Our class motto was chosen as "We build the ladder by which we rise." We, the seniors of "53" are looking forward to May 9, when we leave on our trip to Washington, D. C., and New York. The baccalaureate service is to be held May 17 and Commencement on May 19. Now that we are coming to the end of our school life, we say "so long" and "Good luck to the seniors of tomorrow." Compliments of R. S. M. STUDIO and CENTRAL DAIRY Bluffton W -A ,. A ff ' frgiigtl DON Hoirowm' Don ii aluuyf on :be go, Bu! it lake! Jo much dough! Class President 1, 4, Class Treasurer 3, Track 5, 4, Annual Staff 3, 4, Student Council 4, Photography Club 4, Soft- ball 4g C-Men's Club 3, 4, FFA 3, 4. XVALTER OSTERMAN "lVall" aluuyi' combizzer work and play, He 11.15 fun but doenft worry on ,ferr day. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Softball 2, 3. 4, Track 2, 3, 4, Class Play 4, Annual Staff 4, FFA 1, 2, 3, 4, FFA Officer 1, .2, 4, Class President 52 Class Secre- tary 4. 1 A, M . Tw ? Z, s ra X 3 6086074 was i ""f'!.7 VIRCEINIA MITCHIZL l7i7'12llli.l 5.111 took. few, .md 1555 1 linker, For Eddie fbi!! be .1 bof11w11,1ker. Chorus 1, 2, 5, Band 2, 3, 4, Pep Club 5, 4, Class Play 4, Rekamemoh 2, 5, 4, Class Treasurer 2, Pep Club President 4, Library 1, Annual Staff 3, 4, Reka' memoh Secretary 33 Band Vice Presi- dent 4. Complimerztr of FIRST STATE BANK Decatur ' ' as -Y. ' 'fi Km' RATCLIFF KJ5 Iblllfj i'1.z.m'.f .ne .1 bore, Bur fu ,mp .1 joke if azwer iz chore. C-Mens Club 1, 2. 3. 4, Photography Club 4, Track 2, 5. 4: l3-1SliEIl'R1ll 1, 3. 3, FFA 1, 2. 3. 4, FFA, Vice President 51 Student Council 4, Class Vice Presi- dent 4, Chorus 51 Softball 4. GENE BLUHM Girls .I'.1'yI Ef.1i11e'.r hir one ,md only, And ruiflmul lin be would be lonely. FFA 2. 5, 4, Track 2. 5. 4, Softball 2, 5, 4, Basketball 2. 3. 4, Class Play 4, Annual Staff 5. 4, Chorus 5, C-Men's Club 2, 3, 4, Class Treasurer 4, Class Vice President 3. Q I ' . :W ,W-,g - Z.-gg . ,f-ii-,,.,E,,6,,,ei , S Yi E h , I .2 .tvkijssv 4' if - qs J, :I 'P "" igii2c.,'1I. ' - S ' flEiF5f7 5 ,f Q if .559 , si ' I , -A w. I F fl 5:5 g hi: 5 .Q ., vs! . ' 1 " . ' , 3"-vi ' N 0, , x .1 F '15,-"f, 1' N , ,I uf 4-R, kv' Eddie someday ufunlr lo be .1 farmer: And uwzir zo .fake Virginia IU' bi: book- keeper. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g Softball 2, 3, 4, Chorus 2, 3, Track 2, 3, 4g FFA 3, 4, Annual Staff 4, C-Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Photography Club Vice President 4. Marvin lmf rlnmged hir mind about gi1'l.r,' and lam :Loren Kae will: ber Jboft prelly curls. FFA 1. 2. 3, 4g Photography Club Treasurer 4. .il sis Xl Coleen Jo happy and gay: - Wfill nzoke L1 111.111 41 good wife some day. Rekamemoh Club 2, 3, 4g Pep Club 3, 4, Twirler 3. 43 Annual Staff 4, Cho- rus 2g Class Play 4. Compliments of FOOD TOWN, Berne Eileen liker Jezferal men at ozzrey mme at home and one in the Jerzfire. Class Secretary 3, Pep Club 3, 4g Class Play 4, Rekamemoh 2, 3, 4, Annual Staff 41 Cheerleader lg Queen Court 3, 4g Rekamemoh Vice President 4. x ---1.-ucndike' V l l Some boy! would have to lzuxlle To meet up wills D0z1'5 mufrle. Basketball 2, 3, 4, Track 2, 3, Softball 2, 3, 45 C-Men's 2, 3, 4. Rag Jays lmrkezbnll i.r hir fmforile sport: and a lot of time if Jpenl on lbe hall muff. B2Sk6'fb2ll 1. 2, 3, 4g Softball 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 2, 3, 4, Class President 2g C- Mens Club 1, 2, 5, 4. ,158 F 'YY' 'wg- fl" ' "Alibi ummm.. ,.-.. ml. . L 4 , T: can I fe G 'Ql--' Ernie med to be Ibe lmihful beau in our flair, bu! now lae'J rboxen zz fre1lwz.m l.1.f.r. Mathematics Achievement Program 13 Class Play 4. Compliments Earl giref azz impreniofz mreg He newer .reemr 10 rbau' .1 fare. jefferson lg Basketball 1, 23 Track 1, 2. da is-vii" Ks. DP 'Qi .'- Arlene If .llllkljf lmrd .11 ll'01'k, .fwnedny Life ,fcn11,f In lure .1 rm, lu .1ggm1'.1le mme fJUIOIIJ' perfmz I0 be. rome ltnzflver ezery day. Chorus lg IU Geometry Test 25 Reko- Class Play -tg Basketball 1, 2, memoh 2. 3, 41 Rekomemoh Program Chairman 5: Annual Staff 53 Library 33 Pep Club 3. 43 Class Play 43 Office 4, of I-IELLER COAL, FEED and SUPPLY, Decatur A'ltH'1ljII'f 1.111 71.11116 ll Dnrr, Bn! ,rbe bopef Io rbazzge If if .flve mn R0,Q'f tlffefffuflf .lllln-5. Chorus 1, 2. 3, 43 Twirling 2g Pep Club 5, 41 Class Vice President 1, 25 Library 53 Rekamemoh 5, 45 Rekame- moh Program Committee 3, 4g Class Play 45 Pep Club Vice President 4. ,i Lvmj, 1111181 .md thy, uerer left a day gn by bu: zvlmz he pulfr .1 joke on mme- nm' .md 111.1451 lliem Laugh .1 lol. IU Achievement Algebra Test, ,on 1 'ff is '1 w" -1 I I , Hllbffl u-a.f Ilze life of Ibe bookkeep- ing Ilan.- lluillyout him the hour would f1e1fer pan. C-Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Student Man- ager 3, 43 Basketball 13 Track 2, 3, 4. I' Mary if defermined lo ralrla a man: And frying .the may, rlye will if .the F4171 Library 1, 2, 33 Class Secretary 13 Reka- memoh 2, 43 Band 23 Chorus 2, 3, 4 Pep Club 3, 43 Annual Staff 43 Reka- memoh News Reporter 43 Class Play 4. .ik ggi? Lulher l9a.r llze rare ability To talk aloud in flair and Jlill get by. FFA 5, 4. GERBER FURNITURE and UPHOLSTERY, Bluffton, Indiana Fred har no parlirular rar! Wfould father' l1a1'e Jereral .fo be ran go near or far. Class Play 43 Photography Club 4. I ul' s , ' ... v ,fl av Q33 vw' 'spa-. 1 gl x E .w-f ' Elaine Jo ligbl and gay Doe5n't worry about life problem! for anorber day. Twirler 1, 2, 5, 43 Chorus 1, 2, 33 Class Play 43 Annual Staff 43 Pep Club 3, 43 Rekamemoh Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3. Eugene bar time for everytlsing, Hurry he :ay.r, nerer won anything. FFA 1, 2, 3, 4g Student Manager 2, 33 C-Men's Club 2, 3, 43 Photography Club 4. .B l 1f""' it sqnu' -sq "ll"endy'r" pfelly quiet around lbe girl! .fo maybe, tbafr why be bar joined the Nary. C-Men's Club 3, 43 FFA 2, 3, 4g Track 5, 43 Photography Club 4g Chorus 1. lVilly'f qzziez and fall, Didn'1 luke afler his brolber in bir ability to pl.zy bt1.vkelb.1U. Basketball 1, 23 FFA 3, 4. QU 'fi 'Sf' , -f sg . I . I Y .l "P.1t'J" 11 friend to all Bur fha r.1n'1 ,reeln fo refill Bo!2'J mil. Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Band 2, 3, 43 Pep Club 5, 43 Rekamemoh Club 5, 43 Re- kamemoh Club President 3, 43 Class Treasurer 13 Hoosier Girls State Del- E'g2lf6Q Class Play 43 Annual Staff 43 Queen Court 3, 4. Compliments of SMITH'S SCRAP IRON, Decatur Bill who ir alzmjr on the go, gen by zvilb more in .rcbool than what fre know. Softball 23 FFA lg Class Play 4g Bas- ketball 3, v x Kfnnfx Jo qlzief bn! hnppy and gny llulll be Und Io we flu! fN'6II!-1-f6COI1d of May. FFA 3, 4. jim :n.zy .seein liflle around .fbe ref! of life boy, B111 befr a rlmznp af fllfllffbillg Ibe joker and noire. Assistant Manager 1, 2, 33 FFA 33 Man- ager 4. rpm, SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS LARRY SCHWARTZ Prwidenl SHIRLEY RUPERT Vife Prelidwzf ELAINE STULTZ Serretary ALLEN LEHMAN Tremurer FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS DEE NIYRON BYERLY Prefident MARILYN ROOP Vire Prefidenf KAREN SNYDER Setremry RICHARD KAEHR Trewfurer Crwzplimefzlf of GAY'S MOBIL SERVICE U!! ' JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS LESTER EGLEY Prefidefzt JACK HENDRICKS Vile Prefideazl RUTH BUSSE Serremry JUNIOR NUSSBAUM Tfeafzzfer STATION Decatur k I 'Q uf- M I SRI N f Complimentf of f I DECATUR SUPER SERVICE ' Decatur f I GAY'S MOBIL SERVICE Dcrutur, ll1Lll.1Il.l "' I gf ' Z3 Rv, i W 1, V , First row: lilyu Haines, Harry Bluz- qi l elin, Krfnmtlm lfrunk, Curl Bluhm, yds N Carolyn Hirsrhy. fl in X, . Second now: Lcstcr ligly, vllllllllld ' 'nl' Supp, Nolan Griffitlis, Phyllis Mat- W Z ' iw- qi tux, Rii h.n'd l-av11,uul1lwr'1'gu'. va , 3' 'hs Q --v X Third rowi hill Ross. Bob Su-Ury, '," lvl' Caro Mowcr, lfliwid Rinlugr-r, Albert , I i TQ Thompson. fi . 4 1' IJ liourlh rms: llmny Cir-rlwu. bhirlcy + '-" .- 1 ' Ploughu. "' ' ' ' W ,A H. '5 xv-a' e -' Ia. 1. 4' W .s e - - gs ,, sa.. v Q ikt N SQQN H ,V Q ex kj, ' -' 5:25 Y gay,-,V or l ' is - s 5 "S .1533 4' ' i Cf,Il!,'1f1mL,'!fl nf X ' I N 5 wg eggs ., 3 NQQW MUTOR SALES ' 'D 'W J .i mil M -N ' ' QP' 1-, X0-4 STLlI,.T'S CQIGAR STORE '-if X S 'iw i s W fl, - if ,-v N.--v W S JAX X -"2 - 1 ' l is -swf Q1 W, fr' 2 ,M ,A .9 3 Q si F' Q. -ff, f sk. v 1 ur s- L 5 'f h ,M t was ,Q Q Q4 w.: i ",- 'nfl if . .- I '. is---M ' First row: Gum Hnndcnlang, Har- old Arnold, Carol Yodur, Raymond Becllcr, VAL Bcltlur. Second row: Ruth Busse, Ronny Stucky, Loon Habcggcr, Bob Heare, Velma Strahm. Third row: junior Nussbaum, jean Wfeaver, Sherman Arnold, Barbara Haugk, jack Hendricks. Fourth row: Norma Conrad, Flos- sie Baumgarfher, Donald Graber, Alex Gorb, Paul Hill. 1 1"" ff!-ff gl, Inv! 'fl uw 1 .Ann-5.1: 'uw 411 1 1 n gan--J u 1-1 -.sq u.aL..x--. ' an P7'9,fjd671l .......... ..,,,, L ester Egley Vice Preiidezzl w.v.. ...... J ack Hendricks Secrefary ........... .....,,...,....,,. R uth Busse Trefzcfnrer ....... .......,... J unior Nussbaum Spomorf .......... .........A.... M r. Ray and Mr. Erdel Geared to the steady hum of Adams Central activi- ties, we juniors moved easily through the increasing tempo of class responsibility. The school skating partyg the magazine sales contest Qwe wonljg the class play, The Hoosier Srlvoolzmzfler, bacelet and emblem salesg and two class parties have been achieved. Bring on the senior year! ,Y I ., 5 K, my all A f' lf E 1 -5 "' C0lllf?ll7lIelIf.l' of DR. EDGAR SPRUNGER, Dentist DR. E. D. BIXLER and JAMES A BIXLER Optometrists, Berne 9 N V r-5, "" h ' 1 ff uf X' ' X . AH, Shit- , y v fa H ,Q-L, A x i W- Miics Zingfggwn, Qohn . Ll Q . it P ' Q' Yusikiijifeit Gofdon . 11 1 Y Z. h Y Key v A N gig Byuhm. Weber, pd- ' en' V. Ruth Maeqgg KEY, vm nf' 'V Secfbna wma Ronnie g Y 4 ' J Xu Lehina ' W- xy, ' - sf y aauman. Vtdigg, Hor- . , -H V .f W- VSYUOD Rghtmeb, A" 'F '15 Thkygdicixi' HOWMA 'fr 3: ', - W4 , ' ' 4'4. .A.' 1. 311228 ii me pamsh- . L9'::"'.,d'11 X doxa :I :X i -lin... M ,. i 5 -A V I.. 'G , '10 j ,.. .r if ,f ev' Q i' 4 0 O . f U A ' D in 3 ' ' Q., 5? Cofrzpfimefzlr of I, BI.ACK'S FUNERAL HOME, Decatur -N -V141 and 3 - ' 1, BEAVERS o1L SERVICE, Decatur F .g g lvl I f Q 9,5 ,B ,NK H ,,- I Q .14 W' n D -A " as tu' fg' 1 f First row: Fred'Fox, Roddy Beer, ' Q if Marine-1 Striker, Bob Harmon, Tom Y but -- I 1' Hoffman. Second row: jim Lobsiger, Patsy :vi 'A he -- f' A 5' 'Q' Urickg David Liby, John Rowdon, - ' e ,5-Q, 1, Elaine Stuitz. I ' X"' Third row: Mary Jane Shaw, David ' . 5 i ti Helmrich, Larry Schwartz, Kay Ann ' 5 A 3 I Witte, Connie Strickler, Don Bar- W ger. I 1 N ' F' 2 EI., s ' N ii j 1 5 ryll Q -L- . H X wi i N i L1 'fm 0 an 4 ig., xi ttti A X ' my t - A' - lk X 9 H Yffgmg . W I lnlnlkfirvi 5 x 'iw' "Wm, r.. .A Last September we Sophomores journeyed back to school to learn more at good old A.C. H. S. After greeting our friends we elected class officers and had our first class party at C.C.C. Camp. In November we sold Adams Central T- shirts and sweatshirts to the rest of the school. In March we staged a carnival for the enjoy- ment of everyone. We then enjoyed our last class party and dreamed of our junior year. Compliments of ZWICK'S FUNERAL HOME and FURNITURE and HOLTHOUSE-SCHULTE 8: CO. l 319-.-1 ... First row: Kenneth Baumgartner, Marjorie Becher, jim Fisher, Marylin Roop, Bob Fosnaugh, Marilyn Arnold. Second row: Karen Snyder, Rich- ard Kaehr, Merlin Habegger, Kay Heare, jerry Mitchel, Dee Myron Byerly. Third row: Harold Dick, Sonja Schug, Bob Hurst, Arlen Mitchel, Mary Haugk, Lowell Michaels. Fourth row: Nancy Shoaf, Albert Egly, Paul Germann, Carol Eg- ley, junior Liechty, Bill Kersch- ner. Fifth row: Larry Lautzenheiser, Ben Eicher, Dianne Liechty, Car- olyn Christener, Lee Sprunger, Roger Habegger. Sixth row: Geraldine Teeple, Richard Rowclon, Alan Miller, Sharon Hirschy, jerry Sprunger, Marvin Zurcher. Seventh row: Paul Gerber, Gene McKean, Pauline Gerber, Jim Taylor. Paul Riley, Mary jane Rice. Eighth row: Nancy Parrish, Rich- ard Landis, jim Weaver, Louise Simon, Palmer lnniger, Catherine Habegger. Ninth row: Gary Ringger, Hugh Davis, Costa Hike. Not pictured are: joe Girod, Lydia Graber, Edward I-lilty, David Schmidt, Mary Ann Schwartz and Valentine Shetler. Compliments of GERBER'S MEAT MARKET, Decatur and KOHNE DRUG STORE, Decatur -Y ix 3? Q J. l',-fi E' S: i 'ff li 1 ' 1,-QQ' Q ' if 1 ,K 3- ti, 9 . t. ag, x .rg Q. .f Ja -fl l 4' ,. wp ,I y 5, yd 'A A i lol' 2 3 9 -..J I .ft A 1 - ' A E A ia :S ' L+ A , ' 'L' f" "5 4 7. Z' R+ 9 gb 'U 7 K 7'-..- 2' gi' 5.1, N. N iz. --. --' , ,vga N' - -f It by I -77 V ij lm " .H .f '-5335 ' ' Pe: , J. r. 1 , .'- 5 bf, -:Li " , it ai A- -1.12 M 3 ar l ,,x 1 I I , ' fr' .- L . . Erma .. 'f' A " 73 3' ,,,' . '-.?f ,L l 5' :iid 'c7eV'f.i""' ,. f . f 1 . LJ?-'52f1E1 . A W, I . '. z E I i la it 5 'A A .fl if ml i yquy A Ng- ti- 5 l . sl" L fr' 1' F l 1 -"Xa - .'af . A A 1 Z, G- 9, , , ., 'Q X 93' :J 1 A:-Ti ""' J 'K V . wi ii. , - K ' lrl na? I s ia if K l 3 M., , V .V V' X xg 5' l A WH, X x X N Q f There were about 57 freshmen about two thirds of whom were boys to form the foundation of the class to be known 'ts the Adams Centril class of 56 Late in the fall a party was held in the gym Mr Watson and Miss Beavers were appointed sponsors. Three of our girls were chosen second team yell leaders and before the year was finished, they were varsity yell leaders. XY"e form Q1 high percent of the members of the chorus and the band. We, the graduating class of 1953, being of perfect physical and mental health, fwe hopej and of very, very, unusual intelli- gence do hereby publish our last will and testament and hope that everyone will survive their next year of having to be lonely without us at Adams Central. We are sure that each heir will make good usage of our many talents and precious possessions. To the faculty, we will that in the future years they will have a quieter, more dignified. group of seniors than we were this year of 1953. To Mr. Reed, our well-liked principal, we do hereby will a pair of roller skates to make his last minute announcements to all future classes. To Miss Beavers, we will a smaller first period study hall and a class of quiet senior boys. To Mrs. Reed, we will a more quiet and intelligent bookkeeping class. Hubert Isch, will to Patty Beitler my ability to aggravate To Mr. Collier, we will a new bright red raincoat, so that he will have it when his green-gray one wears out. To Mr. Stanley, we will an automatic paper grader, so that he will quit griping about grading papers. To Mr. Hedges, we will a new filing system to keep an accurate record for him of all activities and a -new desk with 20 different drawers to keep everything together. To Mr. XVatson, we will a Hoosier accent so that we can under- stand what he is trying to say. To Mr. Haggard, we will a book of new jokes. To Mr. Erdel, we will a class who' will laugh as his jokes. To Mr. Ray, we will a band class who will be able to play their music the first time they look at it. To joe Baumgartner, our faithful janitor, we will a new bed so that he can sleep during his free time at school. This is tc, be in the furnace room. I, Virginia Mitchel, will to Shirley Ploughe and Danny Gerber the ability to play the piano, the baritone and to sing a pretty tune, hoping that they will follow in my footsteps their Kay Ratcliff, will my pretty blond hair, and my physique to last year in school. I, Arlene Habeggar, will to Nolan Griffiths my quiet ways and to be able to get along with all my teachers. I, Coleen I-lirschy, will to Leon I-labegger, my very small fea- tures. I, Don Dick, will to junior Nussbaum, my ability to play bas- ketballg and to Carl Bluhm the ability to attract any girl's attention. I, Don Holloway, will to Ronnie Stuckey, the ability to yell through the corridors all during my 4 years of high school. I, Bill Rowdon, will to Bill Ross my curly hair so that he won't have to get a "Toni" to make it curly. I, Pat Barger, will my ability to be out of my seat two-thirds of my time in study hall to Ruth Busse, who should use my excess active energy. Eileen Funk, will to Phyllis Mattax, my ways with boys. I have such a way with them that they are "mad at me one minute and the next minute they are not." Elaine Freels, will to -lean Vfeaver and Velma Strahm my ability to wear a certain "senior boy's" class ring during my high school years. Marilyn Durr, will to Barbara Haugk the right to go with any Senior boy, except one, and also my study hall seat during my senior year. Mary Michaels, will my dark eyes and friendly smile to Lester Egly and Carol Yoder. jim Brodbeck, will my height and my freckles to Paul Hill. Leroy Chamness, will my quiet ways to David Ringger. Walt Osterman, will to Norma Conrad my handsome crew- cut and my intelligence. Earl johnson, will to Don Graber my ability to have a friendly smile, and my "jokes" to Faye Haines. Ernie Liechty, will my shyness, until I met that freshman girl, to Bob Steury. Fred Ehlerding, will to jack Hendricks my ability to flirt with any girl, and get a dirty look in return. every teacher l've ever had, and my trying to boss the girls around to Caro Moser. Kenny Ehrman, will to Harry Mazelin my perfect posture and those girls from his class who are always chasing me around. Wendel Beer, will my ability to play with my pencils dur- ing study hall, and to day-dream in my classes, to Dick Long- enberger. Gene Bluhm, will my good nature and my silly laugh to Sherman Arnold. Willis Nussbaum, will to Juanita Sapp my ability to have my mind 50 miles away, when asked a question in class, Luther Heddington, will my ability to whisper aloud to Flos- sie Baumgartner and to anyone else who wants it. Lyle Gerber, will my whispering in study hall to Harold Arnold. Marvin Taylor, will to Gene l-lindenlang the ability to have a freshman girl to wear my class ring. Eugene Weber, will my dark hair and eyes to Carolyn Hirs- chyg and also my silly answers to teachers' questions to Bob Heare. Alex Gorb. Roger Longenberger, will to Albert Thompson my ability to be a good basketball player, Eddie Nussbaum, will to Raymond Becker my ability to go steady with the same girl for a long period of time. Complimemi of ADAMS COUNTY TRAILER SALES, Decatur Is it that serious, boys ? Our Class LOVE BIRDS. f-r , :agua .-wg' 'Xf- W .M A, Qu C 81 just llke two peas m a pod ust another lecture Modern Art???2? ZURCHER MOBIL SERVICE Isn't he cute ?? C0211pl2111e:z!.r of Muscle Man and e wo stoogies. l I I l I I l ?'s take a forward glimpse and see what could become of our classmates of 1953. Well . . . here goes . . . The year is 1964 and here we are at Monroe, Indiana. Mon- roe now has a population of 7,000 and the mayor of our fair city is none other than the honorable jim Brodbeck, who is doing a fine job of keeping order. Why only last night he arrested Freddie Ehlerding for driving twenty-two miles an hour in a twenty mile speed zone. WARNING-BE CARE- FUL WHILE DRIVING THROUGH MONROE! Freddie now has his own garage and designs his own cars. His motto is . . . "If you don't like our design . . . design your own." It is election time once more and as I glance at my ballot whose name do I see but Don I-Iolloway's! Don is running for president on the Democratic ticket. He must have gotten the ambition in "53" when he was president of the senior class. And look who is his opponent on the Republican ticket. lt is Marvin Taylor, Don's former classmate. If he is elected, he says his cabinet will be composed of women only because he thinks women have been neglected for generations. As we leave the town hall we see Mr, and Mrs. Gene Bluhm who now own a 500 acre farm near Monroe. Mrs. Bluhm, who was the former Elaine Freels, is now managing a ten-room home and caring for their four children. We stopped to ask them about Lyle Gerber, who has just had a very serious operation performed by Dr. Hubert Isch. Hubert was assisted by Miss Pat Barger. now a graduate nurse. Pat and Hubert got along so well in high school that they decided to combine their talents, and now they are one of America's greatest surgical teams. They tell us that Lyle is doing fine and will soon be back at his job as a shoe designer. They also tell us that Virginia Mitchel and Eddie Nuss- baum, who were recently married, are building a new ranch style home in Florida. It is being built by the famous con- struction company owned by their former classmates-Luther Hedington and Leroy Chamness. If you wish to have your house designed by these great architects, you can reach them at the Empire State Building in New York City. As we leave the Bluhm's and continue down the street we meet Wendell Beer, who is home on leave. He tells us that he has been with the Marines for eight years and is now a 3-Star General. Wendell says that while he was on an inspec- tion tour of his troops in Japan, they were entertained by Bill Rowdon and Ernest Liechty, two of the top actors of Holly- wood. It so happened that one of Hollywood's Talent Scouts saw their senior class play and offered them a contract. Further down the street we see Arlene Habegger, the math teacher at Adams Central. During the summer she assists Walt Osterman, a famous scientist who recently discovered a new perfume the girls are all raving about. He is now trying to find a new way to kiss without spreading germs. We finally reach our car and what's this we hear on the radio? That was a joke? . . . It's comedian Don Dick who re- cently replaced Arthur Godfrey. After Arthur heard Don's pro- gram he decied he might as well retire while he still could. Oh, look out! That girl . . . we almost hit her! Why it's Eileen Funk and she's dressed all in black. When we stop to see if she is all right she tells us that four days ago her third husband passed away so she is very sad. But she says that her good friend The Reverend Willis Nussbaum was a great com- fort to her because he officiated at the funeral and made all the arrangements with Earl johnson, "the friendly undertaker." I hear Earl is building up quite a business for himself. We express our deepest sympathy to Eileen and continue on our journey home. Well, we finally reach home. Boy, what a day! Who would have thought so many things could happen in less than twelve hours! Now for some good music on the radio and we'll be ready to settle down with the evening paper. But wait . . . what's this?! It says here that the coach of Notre Dame, after twelve losses and no victories, has just resigned. And guess who it was? Yes, it was Eugene Weber, another classmate of "53." He states that he might have been able to accept the losses and the misfortune of losing a player with a broken leg. but when Roger Longenberger, his star player, decided to quit the team and marry Marilyn Durr, the famous model, well-that was just too much for him to take, so he decided to resign. Marilyn, who became a model soon after graduation, is plan- ning to leave for a tour through Europe in a few days so she and Rog decided that this would be a grand place to spend their honeymoon. Boy, wouldn't it though! ' We also read that Mary Michaels, who recently won the Miss America contest, has just completed her tour through South America and will give a lecture at the Community Build- ing in Monroe tomorrow night on "How to Get and Get Rid of Boys." That we'll have to hear! Listen!! Flash suddenly bursts forth from the radio . . . "We interrupt this program to bring you a special bulletin from England. Coleen Hirschy, America's swimming star, has just completed her swim of the English Channel in the record- breaking time of three hours, two minutes, and four seconds. What next?!!l. Well I guess that just about takes care of the class of "1953." Oh, wait, we almost forget two of the most important guys. The other day when we were in town I saw a notice posted on the town hall. It said that in a few weeks the city of Monroe will be entertained by the great Ehrman Circus owned by Kenny Ehrman. One of the main attractions will be Kay Ratcliff and his six ferocious lions which he captured himself in the Australian jungle. They tell me Kenny has quite a show and that it is rapidly putting Ringling Brothers out of business. HMM-M-M! I'm sure we'll all enjoy that! Well, this has been quite a day, hasn't it? I hope you have enjoyed visiting the class of "53" as much as we have. Now it is time to say "So long until next year when it will then be the class of "54." Complimenlr of IDEAL DAIRY BAR Decatur NAME Pat Barger Wendell Beer Gene Bluhm Jim Brodbeck Leroy Chamness Don Dick Marilyn Durr Fred Ehlerding Kenny Ehrman Elaine Freels Eileen Funk Lyle Gerber Arlene Habegger Coleen Hirschy Luther Hedington Don Holloway Hubert Isch Earl johnson Ernie Liechty Roger Longenberger Mary Michaels Virginia Mitchel Edward Nussbaum Willis Nussbaum Walter Osterman Kay Ratcliff Bill Rowden Marvin Taylor Eugene Weber WHAT I MOST Bob Women Elaine Eat Girls Girls Rog Girls Honey Gene Eats Money Traveling Music Girls Girls Money Girls Girls Marilyn Men!! Eddie Ginny Girls Girls Girls Sports Eating Girls wwe Wafazmafldaa LIKE FAVORITE FOOD Tomato Juice Hot Ham Baked Beans Cake Milk Meat Potato Salad Hamburger Sauerkraut Date Loaf Chili Hot dogs Baked Alaska Chili Beef Steak Banana Splits Pineapple Pie and Milk Cherry Pie Cherry Flip Ham Sandwiches Strawberry Pie Sweet Potatoes Doughnuts Crab Apples Swiss Steak Shrimp Cocktail Tapioca Pudding Fried Ham Hamburger FAVORITE EXPRESSION Oh! For Goodness Sakes Bite Me Boulderdash Howdy Sam Ha! Never go with the same one twice Oh! Yeah? You Don't Say Give Me Girls or Give Me Death Oh! Nuts Nope Oh! Y0u're Nuts For Lands Sakes Oh, My Stars Move it or Park Hi! Son That's Beside the Point You Bet Your Booties Nuts I Don't Know Ohhhhhhh! Oh! Corn Oh! Nuts Better Luck Next Time Move it or Park it Heck with You Holy Cow Gee Zum Hey You Birds Complimentr of MII.I.ER'S GROCERY, Decatur and GOODIN'S MARKET, Decatur . -, FAVORITE COLOR Red Green Hunter Green Gray Blue Gray Navy Green Red Mint Green Royal Blue Blonde Ice Blue Rose Red Yellow Blonde Red Red Navy Charcoal Gray Green Yellow Red Blonde Red Blue Yellow Red MY AMBITION Housewife Farmer Farmer Hunting A friend to all Girls Housewife Farmer Sleep Housewife Housewife Drive a Cadillac Home Economist Housewife 50,000 Acre Ranch Go with Girls Have all the money Be a Well Adapted Person Own a Car Farmer Housewife Housewife Farmer Own a Ranch Millionaire State Trooper Business Manager Farmer Farmer sgufffyw,-a Mawr, .,v Qi. ax EH 'rs -if i"Y'eE I A. X 'Qi 4-7 'G -.f. A This is the third year for the Rekamemoh Club with Mrs. Reed as our sponsor. A hayride to Hanna Nutman Park and a weiner roast was shared with the FFA boys, and Elaine Freels and Gene Bluhm were crowned best dressed farmer and his wife. This year we entered a float in the Halloween Parade. We also went Christmas Caroling and ended up at Mrs. Reed's for a Christmas PAT BARGER Pferidenl EILEEN FUNK Vice Prerident RUTH BUSSE Serrelary JUANITA SAPP Trearurer MARY MICHAELS Newr Reporter MARILYN DURR Pfograrfz Chairman PHYLLIS MATTAX Arrirtalli Chairman MRS. REED Sponror EM was enjoyed by the girls and their guests on jan- uary 2. i . . E A This year we. entertained the FHA girls from Decatur with a Valentine Party and the basketball boys with a supper. We also helped with style show. Some of our money making projects were selling Cookies, bake sale, and selling napkins. - 'iz .Tfq V N ,R , Q- x g.l N' 'S J in 1 1 21 1 A .- """ Il Top row:.Elaine F., Virginia M., Mary M., Katherine H., Norma C., Shirley P., Mrs. Reed, Eileen F., Pat B., and Arlene H. Second row: Geraldine T., Marilyn D., Pat B., Marinel S., Ruth W., Shirley R., Phyllis M., Juanita S., and Ruth B. Third row: Sharon H., Pauline G., Mary H., Costa H., Kay C., Carol E., Marjorie B., Carolyn H., Marilyn R., and Kay W. Fourth row: Kay H., Nancy S., Coleen H., Karen S., Flo- rine H., Carol Y., Elaine S., Velma S., Elaine S., Sonja S., Marilyn A., and Patsy U. Complimentr of DR. F IREOVED Berne ll-L..l ' i lla r.. g I 5 A -J FFA OFFICERS Left tO right: .Ser1'e!ur'y DON DICK ED NUSSBAUM Senlipggl Trearurer BOB HEARE BOB STEURY Vice Preridenl Rf'P0"fF" MR, WATSON VUALTER OSTERMAN Adi form- PfC.fjdc'1If HARRY MAZELIN This is the third year for the Adams Central Chap- ter of Future Farmers of America, This year the chapter has increased in enrollment and now has fifty-three members. The first thing the chapter did was to order various FFA equipment. The chapter sold subscriptions for the magazine "The Farm." The chapter was in charge of the Thanksgiving pro- gram where baskets of food were on display. After the meeting the food baskets were delivered by mem- bers of the FFA to various needy families. The Chapter has organized a basketball team which has been very successful. The chapter also plans to enter various district contests. , ra ei . ,. A , T3-fijii c ' ' - i f Mn' tu' lv- " First row: Dick Landis, Amos Liechty. Palmer Inniger, Lee Sprunger. Carl Bluhm, Paul Gerber, Arlen Mitchel, jim Fisher, Bill Kirschner, and Mr. Wfatson. Second row: Roger Habegger, jerry Sprunger, Hugh Davis, jim Taylor, Gordon Snigleton, Fred Ehlerding, Earl john- son, Richard Kaehr, Alan Miller, and Gene Bluhm. Third row: Harry Mazelin. Bob Sturdy, Jerry Mitchel, Paul Germann, Nolan Griffiths, Bob Heare, Harold Arnold, Walter Osterman, Larry Lautzenheiser, and Roger Longen- berger, Fourth row: Don Dick, Kenny Ehrman, jack Hendricks, Marvin Taylor, Luther Hedington, Willis Nussbaum. Leon Habegger, Wendell Beer, and Dee Myron Byerly. Fifth row: David Ringger, Ed Nussbaum. Gene Hinden- lang, Don Holloway, Kay Ratcliff, Eugene Weber, Danny Gerber, Ronnie Wagley, and Vernon Ratcliff. Complimenrf of MORRISON FARM MACHINERY Decatur i -3 fir F F , Ai'wc ""5x .g vt i if ........... Q I ' This year is the second year for the Pep Club and Mrs. Reed again sponsored it. eff Bark mu' Geraldine T. Sharon H. Kay H. Mary H. Nancy S. Marjorie B. Carolyn C. Third rouf Ruth Mae W. Patsy U. ' Connie S. Kay Ann W. Elaine S. Ardola P. Carol E. Second row Carol Y. Juanita S. Ruth B, Norma C. Phyllis M. Patty B. Firrl mu' Coleen H. Arlene H. Virginia M. Elaine F. P1111 B. Shirley R. 'W I YEU. . . . . .5 ,': ' The girls wore either red or gray skirts, white blouses, and gray hats at all the home "' a games and the tourneys. The club with its forty members used motions with some of the yells. They gave the team their whole-hearted support whether they lost or won. They have had many compliments on their yells and their appearance. Not pictured are: Barbara H., Shirley P., Eileen F., Velma S., Marinel S., Karen S., Mary M., Marilyn D. :onlinr Av: A wan-:G WEAR Complimenir of HAUGK'S, Decatur and KENT REALTY, Decatur lll JL -9 ara YL, ,-hz ew Front row: Mr. Reed, Ruth Busse, Shirley P. Nancy P., Dianne L. Back row: Mary R., Ken neth F., Alex G., Paul H.. Valentime S., Rich ard L., David S. 51'-iff?.'7 -'P V ' . ll, " 'lf Ng fx - ' XXX fx F,, 1 2' i ..i,. One of the new clubs organized this year to enrich the extra curricular activi- ties at Adams Central was the art club. Fundamental drawing of landscapes, cone struction, and still life were phases of art studied in the past year. It is the hope of the members that the art club will continue next year, and that more of the student body will become interested in this worthwhile project. The Photography Club was organized on December 3, 1952. The following officers were elected: if Q4 0 1 P1'ff,ijde11f .,,,,,,,,, ,.,,.iii. D on Holloway CL K Vice Pre.tiJe1zl ..... Edward Nussbaum '- SH-1-91,11-y ,,,,,,,.,,, ..,.s,i,,i H arry Mazelin T1'er1.rln'er .,,. ,.,. lN larvin Taylor I A730 Mr. Collier is our faculty sponsor. The purpose of our club is to learn how to take better pictures and later on how to develop film and print pictures. We have learned how a camera works and also how the film is made. The Photography Club has erected bulletin boards on which some of the pictures taken by the members have been mounted. Members: Donald B.. John B., Merlin H., Harry M.. Don H.. Eugene XV., Raymond B., Roger H.. Frederick E.. David H.. XVendell B., Kay R., Edward N., Marvin T., Mr. Col- lier and Mr. Erdel, Bob S. wi 'ere ,' Cwlzplinleufr uf KELLY DRY CLEANERS and SCHAFERS Decatur 'Fl -I -.1 1' I ' 1 1' ,. 2 -' , T 3 , 'MQ 4 ' . u ,yr , ' 4 W 5 ,M Sw!! . wr hu.. as' Extra .' Extra! Born this year 1 - in a welter of mimeo- Staff members for the second semester are as fol graph tools, distraught reporters, and nerve-twitching lows: Sherman Arnold, editor-in-chiefg Shirley deadlines was Adams Centrals first Newspaper, the Ploughe, managing editorg john Bluhm and Carl Gzzqlroflfzd Gazelle. Bluhm, business manager and assistantg Allen eh . . . 'd' 5 ' Lb" , di' t' The infant journal has presented monthly news of gjgd Ziggy Itgflnilgnedgoiigegeg piyblgfwgmlzitjf the classes, sports, and other activities of the high Roddy Beep Sports editor' Florme HZFSCIW7 Shire school and grade schools in the Adams Central sys- Rupert and Rajmond Bacher feature Writers. NO an fem' Feature ,columnsx Pefsomlltll Ot, the Month' Griffiths, Marinel Stricker, Ardola Parrish and David The Imlumng Rfpoffsfw and 'Right Around Schmidt, news reporters: Lester Egly, Leon Habeg er Schoolnxplus hardhitting editorials with illustrating and Bob Harmon Sports reporters. Faye Haines Bar cartoons have added sparkle and interest. bam Hdugk dnd Carolyn I-Iirschy, typistsg Mr. Erde published for the twin purposes of School pub, high school sponsor: Mrs. Hendricks, grade school licity and developing student journalistic skills, the SPOHSOF- Gil't?,J'l701llZd Gazelle seems to have won a niche fo itself in the school ' r program. I . 'l n A F els Coleen H11'SChY- Man Y 3m65- ' re . ames at Ol-if home g Our twirl6l'5 Elaine ' b tween g e audience have entertained fha .1 fn' '41 l . f " 2 "fi xx x. ComPlimGm5 of HANNIES GR OCERY' Magm' and IN GRA Tocs1N LUMBER and . Gem ., Shoat and mold, Ning, ldinf' Teeple C s.,,,,,,,wf" a MQ. 5 '!'rf:. f . . - ' .. ,AH ,av. ,, .,, ,iv f " -.......Y . . ' ' ll - Y J J 'Q m --.-,- Q .. ., W, W, T, .,, id r I, H ,, .. .. .W K-,1'F'U!'Fl' 'Q .jf:::,L1,4Lh..r N- f 'Q V, I I, K V WM5-3,3 Nr, ' ' -Q-fx, "IK", A , 1 - X 'v . O .qs-A. Hu, H -. ,. .....-...Q 4.41, f, ...var 1 . M , E, V -- x ,g fn-1.6. .1 p H Y - . N ' auf jvfwfg- .- ,4- Gv- .m5'Sf-- Vegrirgag- MYR-' NYM-vu ' ' 't.Diii:r-rb.eA 1i".-"".3.L.!" ,Q v,,,, pgg3gL9,5-A-ggi - WW r""ww?'!""f" Us 2-ewuulxanvmn-pwemsun..,,-x L.. ..Z....w7- ' K . ' .5 M -A-Ii -up-.x,..N' in it , Q. -.1 K- 1:-,gr-: - x X fn. fx 4 4, 5 , w. 'J R' ' , AQ 1 V 2, V wzsm, . ,mm ,. :- .L vim ' N , 21529221 5 1 x v 10 ,Q pad- lvlgill s CHORUS There are fifty-eight members in the Adams Central Mixed Chorus. There is a Girls' Chorus ot' thirty-two members and a Boys' Chorus of twenty-five members. The Girls' Chorus furnished music for the Senior Play. The entire group gave a program for the Farmers Institute and vari- ous other programs throughout the year and took part in the county music festival. Complimefzfr of Z JAI-lN'S FUNERAL HOME, Bluffton OZ .Du and BLUFFTON FLORIST " "mm 0 4 l A 4 4 0 fl ll A 7ff6zgd 664 5 0 V .hill f rr Y, I '1 op row: Paui H.. Richard K., Larry L.. Don G.. Sher- C,qir0XY,,,KennCKi1Y..AKXCHXNK. ' ' L . . ' - ' man A.. DeeM5ron B.. M. E., Haroii D. Dinny Ymmh ww. Pugwh P.. Cnroiyn H., Gcmidine T.. Rauhnc Second row: Pairner L. Ben E.. Fred F.. Gordon S.. Kohn R., G.. Hiya H.. Louise S.. Kaye RUNS. Com Hu 'NW C- jerry S.. Cari B.. Aiien NL. Pnni R.. Howard BL, jim L.. piggy S.. Mgriiyn D.. Par B. MX L.. R dd' B. . , - . en O if Exim row Mr. Ray, Mariiyn R.. Rarenb.. Patsy U.. Nami' ' d row: Loweii M.. Dick L.. Mary M., Catherine H.. S.. Eiorine H.. Kay H.. Ngiriogric B.. Sharon H., MMV H 1 R., Shiriey R.. Marinei S.. Connie S., Eigine S., Mnriiyn A.. Sonu 5. Thu' Diann L., Mary I U33 -V: c' . U Qui c 1, I 5 J B AN LARRY S v1RG1N1A,fP1f,E'ff12IiITz -...F--"""""'4---Pfefjd AQAQ 'Vim PM U en: Udent DEE M YRON .""""'--v...--nh-A--S erfel.1VJ"Trg,Uure' MR RA - Y D-I'hh---V----"'D1'efI0y C . omplzmgmj of SM ADA ITH INS' AGE MS and CO. A First row: Lowell M., Albert E.. Danny G.. Larry S., Paul R.. Virginia M. Sec' ond row: Carl B.. Allen L., 'Terry M., Gary M., Donnie B., Ronnie G. Third row: Arlen M., Alan M.. Don G.. Larry L.. ,lim L.. Howard M. DRL'lN'I SECTION-Betty S., Gretchen S.. Carolyn C.. Pat B.. hlarinel S., Costa H. First row: Carolyn M.. Marjorie N., Ronnie S.. Dcchlyron B., Cynthia L. Second row: Son- ja S., Doris B., Cecelia L.. Bette R.. Judy W. Third row: Karen S.. Flossie S., Paul G., Marilyn C., Linda S. Compliments of OLD FIRST NATIONAL BANK and NX'M. STEFFEN 8: SON MINNEAPOLIS-MOLINE, Bluffton This year, under the direction of Bob Ray, the band played at six home games, and marched in formation of the school letters. They gave a concert, will be in the county musical festival, and they also had entries in the district music contest at Fort Wfayne, and were fortunate for the brass choir to win a superior rating, which enabled them to compete in the state contest. Zend -i- lun-s1-n.u zu, Jr -in eaiaz NOW SO to She? ,.i 1.0016 A Ia fy , they ve been jitterb ugglhng x. tay off that bed! Complimefzlf of STUCKY FURNITURE CO Monroe U1 if , fe."-in vw I Wjg ai X. I know I'm not wanted, I'l1 leave fha., ii 'gui Gee, you boys are really heroes! l 1 l Soi ' wifi' :Y Get in line! Finders Creepers - SENIOR CLASS f resented by the Adams Central Five hundred people watched Fmdeff Creeper., p Senior Class at the Berne Auditorium, October 28 at 8 P.M. The play was a mystery comedy by Donald Payton. Bill Rowden and Ernest Liechty, carrying the leads and portraying thirteen year old boys, did excellent work, according to Miss Beavers, the director. They were well supported by Arlene I-labegger and Mari- lyn Durr, as well as Coleen Hirschy, who was delightful as a detective story fan. Fun and sprithmas was added by Walter Osterman and Pat Barger, who played the older gen- eration. The stabilizers of the play were partialized by the middle aged Don Holloway and Virginia Mitchel, rustic humor was added by Freddy Ehlerding and Eileen Funk. Mystery and surprise were added by Mary Michaels, Lyle Gerber, Gene Bluhm and Elaine Freels. Earl johnson had a minor part, but did it well. Compliment: of BERNE ICE CREA M and BERNE ELECTRIC fiyv r , was . 'Q' if kj: " "X -. 465457 L. . M Us V -4 'QF Q '4 2' we-..: Ni ,r w 5 . 1 vu lx - ., W , A'-' rj' L! X, ' 1 fi: Y Y'-3' 1 x X AA. x so ML s 7-Y-rw 4 - av N, xi-N as Q 'Wkgitxrk-1:-1. I W N- -Y ai .- . - - Q Qff N, . , at 'if 1 X -- D N.. S amine F Ralph Hartsook, likely young school teacher, is welcomed to the unruly Flat Creek District school by the prophecy he won't last a week. Turning two practical jokes aimed at him upon the mischievious students themselves, the young schoolmaster wins the respect of his pupils. The community remains doubtful of a schoolmaster who doesn't lick his scholars, however, especially when he lost a spelling contest to Hannah Thomson, Mrs. Means' bound girl. Urged on by Dr. Small, an early companion of Ralph's, local prejudice fastens the suspicion of robbery upon him. An unexpected testimony at Ralph's trial releases him and proves Dr. Small to be the thief, leaving him free to marry Hannah. Twenty-five juniors presented The Hoorier Srboolzmrrfer, adapted by Pauline Phelps from Eg1eston's classic, at the Berne Auditorium April 10. Members of the cast follow: Ralph Hmfrmofe ...... H ammo Tbozzzmzz ilflri, Me,z11.r ....... Burl M wwf .,,,,,,,. Squire Han 'kim ..... ...... Lester Egly Juanita Sapp Shirley Ploughe Caro Moser Ml7't1llIlt1 Maint .,..., jack Hendricks . Ronald Stuckey Hank Bmzlfz ........ , .....,.. Bob Heare Dr, Small .........,,, Gene Hindenlang Zllfzrllm Hnzvklm .... .............. R uth Busse Sbgrky -,,,,,,,r,,,, Sherman Arnold Berry Slmrf ,,,,,..., .,.,, P hyllis Mattox jinmzy Pemmzz ....... Heffj' AJZflI'6,li ,,,,,, Ellen Sclvzlulflei' .. Harold Arnold Pat Beitler . Norma Conrad Exlraf for .fpellizzg bee and f01n'Ir00111-Bob Stuery, junior Nussbaum, Donald Graber, Barbara Haugk, Carl Bluhm, Faye Haines, Leon Habegger, Carolyn Hirschy, jean Xlileaver, Carol Yoder, Velma Strahm Dirwlfwi'-Mr. Paul Erdel Compliments of NAGEL'S QUALITY FLOWERS and SPRUNGER LEHMAN Sc CO., Berne The Student Council of Adams Central High School was formed and officers were chosen on September 18, 1952. This is the first attempt of student government of this kind made in this school. The purpose of the student council is to act as an intermediate between the student body and faculty. Some of the activities of the student council were: To operate the store at the lunch hour. The profits were used to pay for the rental of films. These films were selected by the student council. Rules were set up by the student council in regard to Freshmen and also FFA initiation The student council set up and carried out the "mock" election for the President and Vice President of the United States on November 4, 1952. The stu- dent council also made suggestions in regard to improvement of the curriculum and the physical plant. We hope that this form of student government will become a tradition in Adams Central in years to come. Complimentr of FIRST STATE BANK Decatur 606601666 .- .sq 4"X MR. REED .........,...,.,..,. ......... S pomor DON HOLLOWAX' .... ....... P relidenl MARYLIN ROOP ...... ., ..... Serrelary Back row: Lester Egley, jack Hendricks, Don Holloway, Kay Ratcliff. Front row: Dee M ron B erl , Marvlin Roo , Mr. Reed, Shirley Ruoert. Y Y Y P .af 'we 6 October 1-Students went to see Ground Breaking Ceremony for new school. Annual Staff chosen. October 2-Teachers and Trustee party at Geneva. October 5-OK. Kids, get to work. Annual staff sells ads at Decatur. Rekamemoh Club has hayride with FFA as their guests. Crowned Gene and Elaine as King and Queen. October 7-FFA meeting at Bluffton. 10-Yah Rah! Chose Pat Beitler. Eileen Funk. Don Holloway and Kay Ratcliff for first team cheerleaders. October Sonia Schug, Marylin Roop and Costa Hike for second team. October 14-Annual staff sells ads at Bluffton and Berne. October 17-Start taking senior pictures. October l8-High School Day .it Ill. October 23-24-Teachers Institute. Means no school for October 27-Dress rehearsal for Senior Play. October 28-You're on! Senior Play was given. '-- October 31-Uh! Run. Oh, never mind, it's only the senior proofs. November 1-Had first basketball game November 7-Got beat by Geneva 55-55. November November 11-Got beat by Monmouth. November November Compliments of THE FAIR STORE and THE CLOTHES SHOP, Berne, Indiana 10-Had film for whole school. Very good! 4 13-Smile pretty. Take pictures of underclassmen. 14-Seniors start scrap drive. 4360441 gugppiz September 2-Here we are, ready to start our first clay of school. September 4-No work. get out of school for State Fair. September 8-Election of class officers. Don Holloway's senior president. September 9-What's the juniors flashing their hands around for? Oh, I see, they got their class rings. RS8rM gets privilege of taking senior pictures. September 10-Won softball game with Lancaster. That's the way boys! September 11-Some of the students get field trip to Soya Bean Plant. September 12-Won softball game with Petroleum. Boy, are we good! September 15-Seniors choose class play. "Finders Creep- ers. September 16-juniors and Seniors start magazine sale. September 17-Rekamemoh Club elects officers. September 18-Student Council formation. September 25-Gee, who's that? Freshmen initiation. September 25-W'on s o f t b a l l game with Monmouth. September 29-Sophomores have class party at CCC Camp. September 30- OOps! What happened boys? Lost softball game to Monmouth. R13 US, with Bryant. Lost!!! You have to do better than that, boys. X' November November November November 26-Basketball November November 28 feet. january 15-Basketball tourney opens. Vile lost to Geneva f January 19-Geneva came over to celebrate the tourney January 27-Farmers Institute. No school. January 28-Voted for Cen-Trail Queen. Won ballgame , with jackson. January 30-Beat Hartford. Keep it up boys. February 3-Home Ec girls go to Fort XX"ayne on Field Trip. Did you see that diamond on Pars finger? XXfOW! !! February 4-Geneva bear us 68-63. N 18-36 more days till Christmas. 19-Freshmen have class party. 21-Got beat by jefferson. game with Pleasant Mills. Lost. This is getting to be a habit. 27-Thanksgiving vacation. -Beat Chester Center 63-44. Yeh! Rah! Team! December 2-Seniors order name cards and announcements. December 5AX'X'on ball game with Hartford. December 4-P. T. A. game at Monmouth. December 5-juniors have class party. December S-Juniors have skating party. Oh, my aching December llgfnderclassmen get pictures. Hey, not bad. December ll-Here we go again. Got beat by Commodores. XY'hat happened to your hair Donnie? December l6A5eniors get pictures. December 17-We beat Rockcreek. December 24-Speech class gave .1 fine play "Good Will Toward XVomen." School out for Christmas vacation. "Merry Christmas. everyone." january 7-RSSM takes activity pictures. Lost game to Monroe- ville. january 8-No school because of ce. anuary 9-Still too much ice. Cancelled game with Jeffer- son. anuary 10-Drew Geneva for tourney. February 5-juniors and Seniors went to Decatur for T.B. l' 'Ti' i Tests. February 6-Virginia is Cen-Trail Queen. Lost our ballgame to Pleasant Mills. February 7-Paul Riley, Allen Lehman. Virginia Mitchel, Larry Schwartz, jim Izobsiger, Lowell Michaels and Carl Bluhm all received Superior rating in the music contest at Fort XX'ayne. Congratulations!!! February 11-Commodores defeated us 60-50. February 15-Ballgame with Monmouth. Lost again. February 16-Annual Staff works at Mrs. Reed's house on annual. Q '. 'yfa February 19-We drew Monmouth for the Sectional. 2 Compliments of ARNOLD LUMBER and SUPPLY CO, FERRIS BOWERS JEWELRY, Decatur f v N ,aff February 20-Won ballgame with Jefferson. February 21-Wfe defeat Petroleum. February 25-Basketball boys went to Decatur to practice for the Sectional February 24-Sectional starts. Monmouth beat us. March 16-P.T.A. entertains basketball boys with a supper. March l9vRekamemoh entertains basketball boys with a banquet After the dinner a movie was shown to the boys, Decatur F.F.A., and Rekamemoh members. March Z7-Donkey Basketball Game. April 10-junior Play was given. You did wonderful, kids!! April 1-4-F.F.A. Contest at Purdue. April 7-F.F.A. Father and Son Banquet. April 20-Home EC girls give style show at P.T,A. April 25-District Poultry and Crop judging. May 9-Seniors leave on trip. Everyones all excited. May 16-Seniors return home again. May 17fB.1ccalaureate Service. May 194Commencement. May 22-This is it, So Long. Everybody ll Cfmzpllzzzefzlr of 3 LEHINIANS HEATING 'Y and PLUMBING and A . STENGEL and CRAIG STORE. Berne LP Q X.. 'N-nm...-b Q.-. . i K K r s ' . ,Q Q naw. , V ' Rw,5,Q A wma Compliments of KENNY RUNYON an-My ev X ws. i 'Yx 'Vx ish-'-4-nv 1 'N.S"""g ROGER LONGENBERGER-3 y e a r varsity, Senior Forward, "Co-Captain," Dependable for getting his share of points. feared for his deadly set shots and drives on the basket. WALTER OSTERMAN-I year varsity player, Senior Guard, very efficient in the art of guarding with the personal- ity and attitude of a player you like to have around. . m" :frm . A .- Q 5, 1351 , . 5 k r- r t, - Decatur TW' l-,'!""""'auv-Q . . . .et,. . it f EDWARD NUSSBAUM-1 year var- sity, Senior Forward, a good shifty hard working playerg an effective offensive or defensive replacement. ROBERT HEARE-1 year varsity, Jun- ior Guard, a vastly improved fireball on offense and defense, after being elevated from the reserve team he is developing into a very versatile player. GENE BLUHM-1 year varsity, Senior Center, a worthy substitute in the pivot position, aggressive in play and deter- mined at shooting. DON DICK-2 year varsity, Senior Forwardg a steady improved player who has developed into a rugged rebounder and a good shooting artist. ,t A ' I- 1 .. . QM -3: We iw-bw ' ij: ' '- ,,,., .,.. V ll E ... , ..i..i.wX , , ,WAX 'ii ima-.ff "'!:'...""' INTERNATIONAL FARM EQUIPMENT and SALES, Berne IVE? F 1 T X f .4 ask, Rs' NM , aj, , ot? 2 t K wi t S' Er if 1' '4 ,Q ., jUNlOR NUSSBAUM-1 year varsity, junior Guard, "Co-Captainf' a good ball handler and quick thinking play- malceryg has shown a fine display in leadership of team play. BILL ROSS-Displayed some good tal- ent plaving on the reserve team. He was carried as a reserve on the varsity, but failed to see action. XY'e expect to see him rise to the varsity for next year, Compliments of IUQQ. vgxwt K fm.-e 5 RODDY BEER-1 year varsity. 5OPh' omore Forvvurdg has progressed rapidly and effectively in rebounding and follow up shootingg needs a shot of nerve ser- um occasionally. TOM HOFFMAN-He participated ad- equately in part of reserve gamesg has been hampered by illness and injury frequently this season. XY'e expect to see him in varsity action next year. K' 5531 I Iwi I X? X N A -1 Q , , . f'a - i, Agw ww-w,v,+' Nknawv I an-f""' W ,jx 5-Nav? k""'N""-z1- at www -'f'Q'i.W,fvv 171' . A t X 4 ,ggi .9 r Y . c., lm kt , Q HAROLD ARNOLD-1 year varsity, junior Guardg shifty versatile dribbler, drives hard on the basket. shoots a very effective set shot. -IACK HENDERICKS-l year varsity. junior Center, aggressive at rebound- irigg quite adept at the jump shotg very effective in protecting the defensive bas- ket. 'ik i fer? ,. I' 1 : My M N YM D , X N55 2 M ,, Q 'iw 45 AR gg, 25 XA I if , Q-3 ..,g ':f1a.: v.,..51 .Q , .x-5.- ,wi fr. ui w . s A 4 lb v 2 Ns Q I K". mi 5 . 9. Q M. We 5 as 4 3 1? ,QK 'f a Q 'sf w r ii 9 ctt r ' f- it Q fe ' f 2 ' Left to right: J. Nussbaum, H. Arnold, B. Heare, G. Bluhm, R, Beer, T, Hoffman, Coach Stanley, D. Dick, J. Hendricks, E. Nussbaum, R. Longenberger. XV. Osterman, B. Ross, Student Managers, H. Isch, J. Brodbeck. The Greyhound varsity basketball team came through the season with a relatively smaller percent of wins than last year, winning seven and losing twelve. The team began the season with themselves always on the short end of the game. But in the latter part of the season the Greyhounds began showing much improvement and the number of wins increased. With Roger Longenberger being the only regular back this year, lack of experience proved to be one of our defeating factors. But next year with jack Hendricks, Harold Arnold, junior Nussbaum, Bob Heare, Roddy Beer, Bill Ross and Tom Hoffman our team should win lots of respect. We think that our boys did a swell job this year under the direction of our coach, Max Stanley, who did his job very well as coach. Good luck from the Senior Class. C omplimefzlf of KAYFS SHOE STORE and CAL E. PETERSON, Clothing, Decatur, Indiana LT ' U The PGP Club Yeah, Rah, Team! Cl!!Ilf71l7Il8lIl,f of S K RA E , 1131155 mini GA G One-Two-Three Hit KNAPPS SERVICE Decatur Go? Fight! Winf - 1T"7J Top IOW, left to right: john Bluhm. Allen Lehman, Larry Lautzenheiser. Coach Stanley, Kenneth Baurngartner, jim Taylor. Bottom row: 'lim Brodbeck. jerry Sprunger, Albert Egly, Bill Ross, Tom Hoffman, David Liby, Dee Myron Byerly and john Rowdon. The second team this year had a fair regular season record, winning 10 games and losing 8. They also were defeated in 2 tourney games. The regulars were Bill Ross, john Rowdon, Albert Egly, Dee Myron Byerly and Tom Hoffman. This year's squad carried five freshmen who should be valuable to the varsity team in future years. 7 G HX ' ft utefio that ri She C pi Complimerzfi' DECATUR HATCHERY HOOSIER PETE Deqafuf 0 , ! The junior high enjoyed a suucessful season win- ant Mills 38-2-ig Berne 2-i-17g Pleasant Mills 57-22g ning 12 out of their 16 games played. The county Hartford -16-591 Monmouth 28-223 Geneva 45-235 junior high tourney remains to be played. St. joe 34-21g Popular Grove -12-19 and Hartford . . . . 29-1-1 in the invitational tourney. The team played in an invitational tourney at Berne on january 2-1. They defeated Hartford 29 to Games lost by the junior high team: Geneva 29-165 14 in the afternoon but lost a hard fought champion- Hartford 32-30 Qovertimejg Berne 32-30 Qovertimejg ship game to Berne 26-23. and Berne 26-23 in the invitational tourney. Games won by the junior high team: Monmouth The season shooting percentage is .279 and the 32-183 jefferson 52-255 Popular Grove -48-195 Pleas- foul shooting percentage is .381. and Mary Lou Ehrsam Jacquie S iqrleen Freels Linda Schllg X alder. Aiargaliet Griffiths COIIIPIINZBIJIJ' of SERV-US STORE. Berne, and GASS READY TO NWEAR, Decatur A' 'L X E229 9 ' 5 XS 'W 'v Qi S www IUAQQ br 1, -A. XC J . A xixoo ddlf' fl! , W ' mmf- V Got .1 piece of it, Sherman? gt' H ome run Bob! .. Foul ball, Leon? I I I ,di I a 1 Crwfpfjnlwzfy of BUTLER'S GARAGE and REINKING GARAGE Decatur 5 J MHA c,XXTR44 3-M tif mx rn l'WR4f YQMR4. 511 THQ luis Front row: Leon H., Edward N., Roddy B., Tom H., Gene B., Don H., Kay R., -lack H.. Bill R., and Albert E. Back row: Hubert I., Managerg Walter O.. Harold A.. Don D.. Coach Max Stanley. Roger L., Sherman A., Robert H., Dee Myron B., junior N., Jim B., Manager. afifczfl cam Our softball team retained their high percentage of wins this yearg winning six of the eight games played. The team was awarded the county trophy. It will be kept perma- nently by the high school, due to the fact that the Adams County Softball League has been dissolved and we were the last school to have possession of the trophy upon disso- lution of the League. Lori Spf Snr xi Cnzzljllilffelzlx nf A J SOFTBALL RECORD for 1952.55 season H7011 6 Central ........ ......... 1 9 Lancaster ...... Central ........ ......... l 8 Petroleum Central ........ ......... 2 Hoagland .... Central ,,,,,,,, ,,..,,,,, 1 9 Lancaster ...... Central ........ ..... 9 Monmouth ..... Central ........ ......... 2 O Petroleum .... Central ,,.,,., ,,,,.,,.. 9 Monmouth ..... Central ........ ......... 1 3 Alumni ....... CENTRAL MARKET, Monroe and DALE'S SHOE REPAIR, Monroe F' 1 i as ' F g 1: -5' Qx 3 A K -xr Q y , , Q. .. yfw Q. " , . N.. t ff .N 4 Q-As! X . -, A2 A , ,Y 1 A533 43 I cf-,es va Q sv- ae. f-L' afa- Y g? I ,1 f .- . i 1 Jim. 1 Q f"'r il E, nvffvd- iii S K e Q , v QQ!- ' 1 aww 1:4 H . .x 'Y f 3 1 ..,. ,. x -. .L PAT BARGER EILEEN FUNK 1 IAF "ttf" Q , if, A-A vw , ., - . why. -. I i?E5:ig,i!'v.:,:'n!W Us ,A -,'..n. -ag ? ,? Eliiyj ,,, :UL-:f,i,A .Lf Q . . 'l 4' gf, . A ' 3 ,- -'Pri -W' "U -1 .,.+ -, .A . MARILYN DURR ELAINE FREELS C omplimenif of ZURCH ER ACCORDION SHOP and BERNE EQUITY MEAT MARKET, Berne K., 'TI' I O may Aqkflfb ,.: ' f' i i . T V Q , ,Jn :. , tu- . X ,A M151 4 xh Q il ' . , R ref. Q D The election ot the Cen-Trail queen and attendants is done by the student DOG first ch . . . . . Y oosing five girls from the junior and Senior classes and from this group of five, another election was held to determine which girl would reign as queen. February 6, the student body met in the gym for a special program, consisting of music and a movie, during the' program Eddie Nussbaum representing the basketball boys crowned Virginia Mitchel as the Cen-Trail Queen of 1953 A Cen Trail will b ' . - e given to her as a gift. The attendants were: Pat Barger, Eileen Funk, Marilyn Durr and Elaine Freels. ww Ti On Oct. 3 the Rekamcmoh Club entertained the F.F.A. with a hayride and Wiener roast. During the evening the judges chose Gene Bluhm and Elaine Freels as farmer and wife. The couple was judged on who looked the most like a farmer and his wife. Conlpfimerzly of STEFFEN IMPLEMENT COMPANY and TEEPLE TRUCK LINES, Decatur f.E'-,. ddfpd T. Fw dit nl DON DICK PAT BARGER .sy A AH' M .: K ,M D wx 74 dl DON HOLLOXVAY and ARLENE HABEGGER Coulplifzleulv of L. ANSPAUGH STUDIOS XVEMI-IOFF MONUMENT Decatur ffacdlfwf 934946 HALTERMAN'S CENTER ICE CREAM DECATUR AUTO SUPPLY DECATUR DRY CLEANERS HABEGGER HARDWARE DECATUR MUSIC HOUSE MAZELIN'S HEATING SERVICE TREON POULTRY MARKET LEE HARDXWARE CO. HOLTHOUSE DRUG STORE H, P, SCHMIDT PACKING CO. STYLE SHOP SUTTON'S IEWELRY STORE STEFFEN MOTOR SALES BURKE'S STANDARD SERVICE R. E. ALLISON SUDDUTH MEAT MARKET COMMUNITY OIL AND SERVICE HABEGGER FURNITURE LIECHTY IEXVELRY RICH 84 LIECHTY BARBER SHOP CLIFF NUSSBAUM BICYCLE SHOP FERN'S DRESS SHOP MENNONITE BOOK CONCERN DIERKES IMPLEMENT SALES SAM NUSSBAUM BEN SPRUNGER SHOES I. G, A. STORE MADGES HOME LUNCH KAEHR HINMAN MILKER SALES LIECHTY BROS. STUCKY DEPARTMENT STORE CITY LUNCH BAHNER'S BARBER SHOP DUTCH MILL SNUG CAFE BERTSCH IEWELER GEORGE GERBER WORTHMANS LUNCH LOCKER STORAGE MONROE METHODIST CHURCH DR. BIXLER HUGH TATE MR and MRS RUSSEL MITCHEL MR and MRS RALPH FREELS MR and MRS ROGER BLUHM MR. and MRS. 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V The sports section was ably taken care of by Gene B. and Lester E., Sports and AS- sistant Sports Editors. Mary M. and Arlene I H. were the Literary and Organization ed- itors respectively v Compliments of FRIEDA'S BEAUTY SHOPPE, Monroe and ' MONROE WASHER REPAIR Virginia M., the editor, and her able assistant, Ruth B., did a swell job. Eddie N. and Walt O. were the Sales and Circulation Managers, respectively. 'Y"' ' ,bg-4 . . N,- ', .3

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