Adams High School - Argo Yearbook (Adams, MN)

 - Class of 1939

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THE 1959 SENIOR TRIP TO FARIBAULT On May 10, 1959, Mr. Sorknes took his senior Social Problems class to Faribault, Minnesota to visit the state institutions. We have studied, during the past year, the education of the blind, deaf, and the feeble-minded. It was very interesting to visit these state institutions. The institution for the feeble-minded was the first place we visited. A social worker took us through the administration build- ing and then to the various buildings where the different types of the feeble-minded were kept. She explained to the class the dif- ferent types of inmates, those where heredity was the cause and those where the mental defectiveness were a result of secondary causes, such as high fevers, accidents, and injuries. We visited the industrial classes where those of higher mental ability were working. , ' We next visited the institution for the blind. We gathered in the chapel where Mr. Burhow, the principal, gave a talk on the education of the blind. He had a girl from the second grade read for us from her readers. The librarian showed us the school lib- rary. She explained the system by which the blind throughout the state may receive books from the library. She also told us that no postage is charged for carrying these books through the malls. We then visited the school for the deaf. The principal, Miss Quinn, took us to the first, second, and third grades. She explained the process of teaching a child to talk who,1s unable to hear, The process is a purely mechanical one and a great deal of patience is necessary in teaching the deaf to talk.' She showed us a girl they have there who was born both deaf and blind. Her, case is similar to that of Helen Keller. They have worked with this girl for three years before any noticable progress was made. She will be sent to Boston next yean'where more specialized instru- ction for both the blind and deaf is provided. We were then taken through the upper grades and high school. The principal took us through the various trade schools where the students may learn EL trade 0 On our way home we stopped at the Woolen Mills, where we saw how Faribo Blankets are made from the time the wool is carded to the packing of the finished blankets in boxes. Most of the wool in this factory is from our native land, about one-fourth of the wool used 1s imported. Our next stop was at Owatonna where we visited the Josten Company. There we saw the process of making rings and trophies for schools. No matter how small or how large a ring is, it must go through the same process in making,

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I A P ' THE 1959 JUN1oa..sEN1oR BANQUET W ..A, 5 N il' --W - - A . N.. V .-5 'L As IL .l.., The traditional Junior-Senior banquet was given at the Fox Hotel in Austin on the evening of May 20, 1959. The theme of the banquet was the New York World's Fair. The senior class colors, old rose and silver, were carried out in the table decorations. The center piece on each table was formed by miniatures of the two main buildings at the Fair, the Trylon and the Perisphere. The place cards were also outlines of these two buildings, and each guest was provided with a means of transportation which were toy cars, ships, airplanes, and busses. A three-course dinner was served, consisting of the following menus: Fruit cocktail, Assorted relishes, Roast Loin of Pork, , Apple sauce, Buttered peas and carrots, Whipped potatoes, Waldorf salad, Hot dinner rolls, Coffee, Milk, Pineapple Sundae, and Cake. W After the dinner a program was presented. Herman Klapperich very ably aoted as toastmaster. The program consisted of the following: Welcome to the Fair ------- - Margaret Wllkey Going to the Fair --------- Cleo Hiemer Piano Duet P - - - ------ - - Miss Sanders Miss Jones Class Will - - - + ------- - Wilbur Koloen Class Prophesy ---------- Kevin Sass Vocal Trio - - - - 'Harbor L1ghtsU,Cleo Hiemer Margaret Wilkey Arlene Otto President of the Fair Board ---- Mr. Sorknes Here is New York --------- Mr. Glesne Farewell ------------- Mrs. Zimmerman At the close of the program, the entire group joined in singing several school songs. The Juniors then took their guests to the Paramount Theatre where they saw the show, uI'm From M1ssour1.'

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COMMENGEMENT Pnocalm ' ' Thursday, June 1, 8215 P.M. HI cs scHooL AUDITORIUM 1 Processlonal - - - March Pontlficale by Gounod - - Miss Ada Jones Salutatory - -------- - - - - ----- - - Lorraine Quale Song - - - Will you Remember? by Sigmund Romberg - Girls Octette Valedictory ------ - -------- - - Roberta Barthelme Flute Solo, Souvenir De La Suisse by Alex Liberatti, Mr.. Stegeman Commencement Address - Dr. F. D. McElroy - - - President, Mankato State Teachers College Junior High Chorus - - The Old Canoe by McCosh f - Directed by Miss Sanders Presentation of the Class - - f ------- Mr. H, J. Sorknes Girls Glee Club - Morning by O. Speaks - Directed by Miss Larson I 1939 SENIOR CLASS ROLL Frieda Amble Ruby Anderson Roberta Barthelme Terry Canney James Erckenbrack Lawrence Goergen Cleo Heimer Eugene Gosha Florence Iverson Class Motto: Out of the Harbor Alton Johnson Madonna Kiefer Pearl Knutson Wilbur Kcloen Willard Knutson James Krebsbach Martin Prescott Lorraine Quale Kevin Sass Class Flower: Yellow Rose Vernon Schaefer Vernon Sorflaten Howard Thompson Eunice Torgerson Juletta Winkels Roman Winkels William Wiste Isabel Wohlers Class Colors: Rose and Silver Out on the Deep LY'r------f--'--H-------an-c,t.. BACCALAUREATE' ssavzr css Sunday, May 28, 8:00 P.M. M HIC-H scsoot Aunxwox-nun Junior High Chorus -Grand us, Oh Our Heavenly Father, by Emerson Directed by Miss Sanders Song ----- The Lord's Prayer by Malotte ---- Girls Octette Baccalaureate Sermon ---- - - - - - -The Reverend J. Schneider Girls Glee Club - Listen to the Lambs by R. Dett - - Directed by o Going Home by Dvorak J Miss Larson

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