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Superintendent . 11
Principal .... 11
School Board 11
Faculty .... 12
Senior class history . 15
Senior review 21
Senior will 26
Senior voting 30
Junior class history . 31
Junior feature . 34
Sophomore class history . 35
Sophomore feature 38
Camera Club 43
Radio Club 43
Math-Science Club 43
Library Club 43
Secretarial Club 45
Latin Club 45
Debate Club , 45
Home Ec. Club . 45
Commercial Club 45
Honor Society . 47
Literary Explorers 47
Quill and Scroll 47
Girls’ Federation 49
Associated Treasurers 52
Stage Crew 52
Band .... 57
Glee Club .... 57
Orchestra .... 57
Paper Staff. ... 59
Annual Staff ... 59
Student Council... 59
Junior Play ... 59
Student Body Association . 60
Quill and Scroll Play . . 61
Senior Play ... 61
Operetta .... 62
Carnival .... 63
Football .... 64
Basketball .... 67
Baseball .... 71
Track .... 71
Wrestling, Boxing . . 71
Boys’ Physical Education . 72
Bulldog Boosters . . 73
Yell Leaders ... 75
Orderof A. . . . 75
Rally Committee . . 75
Girls’ Letter Club . . 75
Girls’ Physical Education . 76
Calendar .... 79
Alumni. .... 81
Printshop .... 83
EXCEPTIONAL in its natural resources, marvel-
1JT ous in its recreational advantages, noteworthy
for its high type of citizenship, and rich in the
heritage of history, is Linn County in the State of
Oregon. Its 1,445,120 acres include one of the best
areas of timber in the United States and lands suit-
able for many kinds of diversified agriculture and
horticulture and, with raw materials at hand, suitable
for various kinds of manufacturing development.
With its almost matchless climate it is a wonderful
place to live and truly is a scene for the attainment
of the summit of human endeavor and the maximum
of human happiness. Named for Dr. Lewis F. Linn,
a United States Senator from the State of Missouri,
who was instrumental in the passage of the Donation
Land Claim law which played a material part in
inducing settlement in Oregon, and the sixth county
created in the territory of Oregon, Linn County has
played a prominent part in the history of the state in
which it is situated.
It has been customary to dedicate this annual
review of activities of the Albany High School to
some individual. This year it h a s been decided to
make Linn County the theme of this book to call the
attention of today’s youth, the citizens of the future,
to the advantages of the county in which we live
and with whose future and progress we shall soon be
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Her laughing eyes, her winning ways will never be gone from
those who knew her; she was the embodiment of youth, of charm,
and of loveliness, our Merilee.
On December 24, 1920, Mr. and Mrs. Jed Looney became the
proud parents of a baby girl. Through her early childhood she dis-
played the traits that were to endear her to so many of us.
Her first years of education were spent at Central School—
there she became a universal favorite with her associates, belong-
ing to many organizations and attaining scholastic honors.
In the early years of her life. Professor Justin Miller taught
her the art of music. Through his help she won wide recognition at
state music contests both in difficult composition and in hymns.
When she entered high school, her ability to lead gained her
the position of Drum Major with the high school band; she was
elected a member of “17”; and she was a prominent member of the
Rainbow girls and of the United Presbyterian Church.
On July 31, 1937, our Merilee met the Great Reaper with the
knowledge that she had spent her short life well—that her living had
not been in vain because of the happiness that was granted to us—
her friends-, who loved her.
SUPERINTENDENT F. B. BENNETT PRINCIPAL E. A. HUDSON
When we lost our superintendent, Rex Putnam, we thought that it would be impossible to find
a man who could take his place in the lives and activities of our young people. However, our board
very wisely selected our present superintendent, Frank B. Bennett.
Mr. Bennett has had a very wide experience as an educator, and already we are learning to
admire and respect h.im. He has shown a deep sympathy and wealth of understanding in the
problems of the students of the high school.
We are very fortunate in having such a fine, scholarly gentleman for superintendent. He has
already won the whole-hearted support and backing of the entire community.
Through the years, when our days in this high school are but dimly recalled, the memory of
our principal will remain.
The one person who lent his assistance to every student—the man who held and guided the
reins of student activities, and who brought honor and glory to Albany High School then, and in years
to come—is Mr. Hudson.
We, the students of today and tomorrow, salute you.
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Behind every successful institution are the directors on whose shoulders rest the final respons-
ibility. Their wisdom and unselfish service determine the direction of our schools.
We pause here to pay a tribute of respect and appreciation to our Board. We have found them
strong men, men sympathetic to educational needs, and men impelled by a common motive of
service. Albany City Schools stand as a monument to and an evidence of the excellent direction of
our School Board.
(11 MRS. CLARA E. ALDRICH—Albany College: Bookeeping I and II
MISS IDA B. ANDERSON—University of Washington: Junior English. Adviser Honor Society
MR. R. A. BUCHANAN—Park College: Civics, Joint Adviser Camera Club
MISS FANNY D. CHASE—Albany College and University of Oregon; Senior English, Adviser
Literary Explorers, Adviser Whirlwind Annual
MRS. MARY CHILDS—Emerson College of Oratory and Albany College: Librarian, Dramatics,
Debate Coach, Adviser Library Club
MR. CARL ELLINGSEN—Washington State College: Boys’ Athletics, Adviser Order of A
MR. C. M. GRIGSBY—School Printer, Mechanical Adviser of Whirlwind Paper and Annual.
MR. GEORGE GENTEMANN—Oregon State College: Agriculture, Adviser F. F. A.
MKS. VOLENA JOHNSON—Willamette University: O.S.C., U. of Calif.: Music, English, Glee Club
MISS JUANITA JOHNSTON—Registered Nurse: U. of 0.: School Nurse
MR. W. H. KURTZ—Oregon State College: Mental Hygiene. Testing. Joint Adviser Camera Club.
MR. P. A. LEHMAN—Linfield College and University of Oregon; U. S. History, Adviser Senior Class.
MR. LOREN J. LUPER—Oregon State College: Director of Band, Orchestra
MRS. JUSTINE B. O’REILLY—-Purdue: Foods, Clothing, Applied Arts, Adviser Home Ec. Club
MR. H. OTTO—Albany College: Business Principles. Chemistry, Adviser Hi-Y, Adviser Math-Science
MISS CATHERINE OSBORNE—U. of 0.: Health, Physical Education, Adviser G. A. A.
MR. M. A. PALMER— O.S.C.: Industrial Arts, Adviser Junior Class. Joint Adviser Camera Club.
MRS. M. A. PENLAND—U. of 0.; Typing, Journalism. Adviser Commercial Club, Adviser Quill and
Scroll, Editorial Adviser Whirlwind paper
MISS RUTH PORTER—U. of Montana and U. of 0.: Algebra. Physics, Adviser Radio Club, Joint
Adviser Math-Science Club
MISS MARION S. STANFORD—Biology, Adviser Sophomore Class, Honorary Member Literary
Explorers, Joint Adviser Math-Science Club
MISS M. VERONICA TRACY—U. of 0.; Latin, World History, Adviser Latin Club
MISS CLARA VOYEN—Benke-Walker: Shorthand, Adviser Secretarial Club, Clerk Student Bank,
Adviser Girls’ Federation and Seventeen
MISS MYRTLE WORLEY—Albany College: Geometry, Algebra, Joint Adviser Math-Science Club
MISS MAUDE WITHERS—U. of 0.; Sophomore English
In 1934, the senior class entered Madison and Central. Merle Long
was elected president at Madison, and Bob Spence was president of
the class at Central.
The president of the class in its sophomore year was Boh Spence.
The next year, we, the present senior class, entered as juniors.
Clarence Burck was elected president; Merle Long, vice president;
Virginia Hackleman, secretary; Jean Dawson, treasurer; Zella Mae
Barrett, representative; and Mr. Palmer, adviser.
This year the class officers are Blevins Lewelling, president; Junior
Hamm, vice president; Carol Dirrett, secretary; Marie Gourley, treas-
urer; Mr. Lehman, adviser.
The senior class, a large class, has twenty representatives in the
National Honor Society. These representatives were chosen by class
The D.A. R. good fellowship medal, awarded annually to an out-
standing senior girl, was presented to Mabel Forster.
Erros Penland was editor of the Whirlwind during the first, and, for
the second semester, Clarence Burck was chosen editor of the paper.
The name of the senior play was ‘‘Jane Eyre. ” This play was direct-
ed by Mrs. Childs. The senior class put on the Christmas program.
As we grow older and think back over our days in Albany Hi, we
shall have many pleasant memories.
BARRETT, ZELLA M.
EAST LUND, ROLIN
HACK LEM AN.
LEI CUT Y, ALICE
SCH LEG EL,
Dorothy Cade Berniece Goble Gladys Mae Horsky Karl Leabo Lavon Mixell
Lloyd Orton Edward Phelps Dorothy Sheler Russ Sprague
Leona Day Amos Martinak Howard Morrill
Lloyd Patapoff Bob Robertson
ANDERSON, FRED General. “Is his head a hatrack or a thinking machine?" B.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Order of A 3,4; Sec. 4.
ANDERSEN, JOANNE Science. “Talk to her of Jacob’s ladder, and she would ask the number of steps.” Orchestra 1,2,3.
Girls’Federation 2,3,4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Latin Club 2,3,4; Sec. 3. G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Photograph Ed. Annual 4.
Literary Explorers 4. Math-Science Club 3.4.
ARMATTA, CLEO General. “Is she not passing fair?" Eoco Club 1. Glee Club 1. Home Ec. Club 2. G.A.A. 1,2,3.
Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
AYA, MILDRED General. “She is beautiful, and therefore to be wooed.” G.A.A. 1,2. Glee Club 1,3 Orchestra 1,2,3,4;
Vice President 3, President 4. Commercial Club 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Eoco Club 1.
BACON, BILL Social Science. “I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard!" Orchestra 2,3,4. Glee Club 2,3.
BAKER, SARAH LOUISE General. “She was ever precise in promise-keeping." Eoco Club 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
Commercial Club 2,3,4. Orchestra 1,2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4.
BANTON. HAROLD General. “Be not the last to lay the old aside." Hi-Y 4. Commercial Club 3. Band 1.2. Camera
Club 3. Advertising Staff Whirlwind 4. Stage Manager 4. Stage Crew 3. Math-Science Club 3; Vice Pres. 3.
BARRETT, ZELLA MAE Commercial. “O Woman! loved all the more by earth’s male lands.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Orchestra 1,2,3,4. Representative to Student Council 3. Literary Explorers 4.
G.A.A. 1,2, Typist for Annual 4.
BARTCHER, SALLY General. “Of all the girls that e’er was seen, there’s none the same as Sally." G.A.A. 1. Glee Club
2.3. Commercial Club 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
BEAMIS, IRENE General. “Always laugh if you can; it is cheap medicine." Commercial Club 3,4. Home Ec. Club 3,4
Glee Club 2,3,4. Library Club 4. G.A.A. 2,3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
BRINSON, VIRGINIA Commercial. “Live while you live and seize the pleasures of the present day." Glee Club 2.3.
Commercial Club 3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 4.
BURCH, CAROLYN General. “Nor fame I slight, nor for her favors call.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4.
G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Sec. Treas. 4. Glee Club 1. Volleyball 1,2,3. Basketball 1,2,3. Baseball 1,2,3. Girls’ Council 4.
BURCK, CLARENCE General. “An honest man’s word is as good as his bond." Eoco Club 1; President 1. Commercial
Club 2. Latin Club 3,4; Treasurer 4. Quill and Scroll 4. Honor Society 3,4. Hi-Y 3.4. President Class 3. Associated Treas-
urer’s Club 4. Editor Whirlwind 4.
BURCK. EVELYN General. “They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts." Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
Literary Explorers 4.
BURRELLE, HOWARD Science. “Men of few words are the best men." Hi-Y 3,4; Sec.-Treas.4. Associated Treas-
BURRELLE, ROBERTA Social Science. “Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll." G.A.A. 1,2,3. Glee Club 2.3.
Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
BURRISS. EUGENE General. “Few things are impossible to diligence and skill." Entered from Alberta, Canada 3.
B.A.A. 3,4. Band 4.
BURTON, EDITH Commercial. “Well begun is half done." Eoco Club 1. Commercial Club 3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Sec-
retarial Club 3,4; Treasurer 4. Band 2,3. G.A.A. 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
BUTTS, VIRGINIA Mathematics. “It is not what we intend to do, but what we do that makes us useful." Girls Fed-
eration 2,3,4. G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Sergeant-at-arms 4. Literary Explorers 4. Girls’ Council 4. Golf 3,4. Basketball 4. Volley-
CADE. DOROTHY General. “A friend loveth at all times." Girls’ Federation 2, 3, 4. Home Ec. Club 2. Literary Ex-
CADE, GATHA General. “A true friend is forever a friend.” Attended Laurelwood Academy 3. Girls’Federation 2, 4.
G.A.A. 1. Literary Explorers 4.
CAMPBELL, CAROLYN Commercial. “Everyone has her own way, her style of wit, and her own ways." Seventeen
3.4. Quill and Scroll 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Glee Club 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Feature Hu-
mor Editor Whirlwind 4. Literary Explorers 4.
CAMPBELL, JESSIE General. “Education is to know for the sake of living.” Glee Club 1,2,3,4. Eoco Club 1. Commercial
Club 2,3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3.4. Debate 3,4.
CANNING, MARGARET General. “Of manners gentle, of affection mild." Home Ec. Club 2,3,4. G.A.A. 1. Literary
Explorers 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
CLIFFORD, PATRICIA General. “Infinite riches in a room." Glee Club 1,2,3,4. Home Ec. Club 1,2,3,4. Library Club.
2.3.4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. G.A.A. 1
COATES, LUCILLE Home Economics. “The more that is put into life, the more that comes out of it." Home Ec. Club
2.3.4. Treasurer 4. G.A.A 1,3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
COFFELT, DORIS Commercial. “The first step to greatness is to be honest." Entered from Roosevelt Jr. High, Eugene 2
Latin Club 2,3,4; Vice President 3. Science-Math Club 3,4. Library Club 2,3,4; Sec. Treas. 3, President 4. Literary Explor-.
ers 4 Associated Treasurers’ Club 3. Secretarial Club 4 Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
COPPLE, MATTIE General. “A place for everything, and everythingin its place." Entered from Big Stone High, S.D.4,
Glee Club 4. Girls’ Federation 4.
COX, ROBERT General. “Think before you speak.” Entered from Greenfield, Missouri. 3. Track 3,4.
DAVIS.BRUCE General. “Courtesy pays compound interest.” Commercial Club 3. Band 1,2,3,4. Boxing 3, 4. Football 4.
B.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Science Club 3. Orchestra 2,3,4.
(21)DAWSON, JEAN General. “A word of kindliness from the heart always makes two people happy.” Vice pres, class 1
Girls’ Federation 2,3,4; Treasurer 3, Vice Pres. 4. Seventeen 3,4. Treasurer Class 4. Commercial Club 3.4. Annual Staff 2.
Honor Society 4. Latin Club 2,3,4. Literary Explorers4. G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Representative to Student Council 4.
DAY, LEONA Social Science. “Politeness costs nothing, and gains everything.” G.A.A. 1,2,3. Home Ec. Club 1,2,4. Girls’
DIRRETT, CAROL Commercial. “The hand that hath made you good.” Entered from Eugere High 3. Debate 3. Asso-
ciated Treasurers 3. Girls’ Federation 3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Commercial Club 3,4. Class Secretary 4. Glee Club 3.
DOBLE, MARION General. “A blessed companion is a book a book that fitly chosen is a life-long friend.’ Latin Club
2.3.4. Camera Club 4 Honor Society 4; Vice President 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Jr. Ed. Annual 3.
Manuscript Ed. Annual 4.
DRAGOO, LELAND General. “Happy am I; from care I am free.” Football 2,3,4. Basketball 2,3,4. Track 3,4. Boxing 3,4.
Pres. Boxing Club 3,4. Order of A 2,3,4: Vice pres. 4.
DUNCAN, CHARLES General. “A self-made man.” Entered from Corning, Kansas o. Camera Club 3.
EASTLUND, ROLIN General. "I am small but so was Napoleon.” B.A.A. 1,2,3,4.
EASTMAN, VERENA General. “We must laugh before we are happy.” G.A.A 1,2,3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
EHRLICH, ARLENE General. “Variety is the spice of life.” G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Girls’ Council 4.
Home Ec. Club 3,4; Secretary 4. Glee Club 1,3. Vollyball 1,2,3,4. Baseball 1,2,3,4. Basketball 1,2,3.
ELDER, RACHEL General. “Silent favors from the heart are greater than large ones for publicity.” Entered from Boulder.
Colo. 2. Glee Club 2,3. Secretarial Club 4. Literary Explorers 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Latin Club 2,3,4. Honor Society 4,
MABEL FORSTER General. “The world is blessed by people whodo things.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Pres. 4. Sec. 3.
Pres. Girls’ League 1. Seventeen 3,4. Honor Society 3,4. Quill and Scroll 3,4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Latin Club 2,3,4. Lit-
erary Explorers 4. Associated Treasurers 4. Whirlwind Staff 2,3,4; Subscription Manager 3; Business Manager 3; Advertising
Secretary 4. Business Manager Annual 3. Representative to Student Council 2. G.A.A. 1,3,4. D.A.R. Representative 4.
FOX, MARGARET Social Science. “There never were in this world two people alike.” Glee Club 1,2,3. Commercial Club,
2,3. Latin Club 4. Literary Explorers 4. G.A.A. 1,2,3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Eoco Club 1. Home Ec. Club 1.
FRASER, BILL Science. “Why aren’t they all contented like me?” Band 1,2,3,4. Science Club 3.
FREITAG, FORREST Agriculture. “Be silent and safe silence never betrays you.” F.F. A. 1,2,3,4.
FULK, LURLINE General, “Be friendly, and you will never want friends.” Glee Club 1,2,3,4. G.A.A. 1,2. Home Ec. Club
3,4; Vice President 4. Literary Explorers 4. Eoco Club 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
GEE, HELEN General. “A little head with much sense.” Entered from Independence 2. Home Ec. Club 2,3,4. Girls’
Federation 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 4. Commercial Club 2.
GERIG, IRVIN Commercial. “He never fails to do his best.” Radio Club 3. Honor Society 3,4. Vice pres. 4. Literary
Explorers 4. Library Club 2,3,4.
GOBLE. BERNIECE General. “Her heart is in her work.” Entered from Rupert, Idaho 4.
GOMAN, ED Mathematics. “Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow.” Band 1,2,3,4. Manager of Band 2,3.
Pres. Band 4. Orchestra2,3,4. Vice pres. Orchestra 3.
GOTT, RUSSELL General. “Let every man mind his own business.” Eoco Club 1. Glee Club 1.2,4.
GOURLEY, MARIE Commercial. “She moves a goddess and looks a queen.” Eoco Club 1. G.A.A. 1,2. Girls’ Federation
2.3.4. Class Treas. 4. Glee Club 1,2,3 4. Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial Club 4. Honor Society 4. Literary Explorers 4.
Activities Editor Annual 4. Orchestra 1. Whirlwind Staff 4. Associated Treasurers 4.
GRAHAM, MARION Social Science. “Still to be neat, still to be drest as you were going to a feast.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
G.A.A. 1,2. Literary Explorers 4. Debate 4. Home Ec. Club 2,3; Secretary 3. Latin Club 3,4; Secretary 4.
GREGORY, GLEN Math.-Science. “His heart from sentiment is free; his appetite is hearty.” Entered from Corvallis 2.
GRENZ, CAROLYN Commercial. “And mistress of herself though China fall.” Eoco 1. Girls’Federation 2,3,4. Secre-
tarial Club 4. G.A.A. 2,3,4. Girls’ Council 4. Home Ec. Club 2. Glee Club 3. Volleyball 4. Literary Explorers 4.
HACKLEMAN, VIRGINIA Social Science. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” Eoco Club 1. Commercial Club
3.4. Quill and Scroll 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4: Pres. 4. Band 1,2,3,4. Orchestra 1,2,3: Vice pres. 2. Stu-
dent Body Sec. 4. Class Sec. 3. G.A.A. 1,2. Society Ed. Whirlwind 4. Home Ec. Club 3,4. Seventeen 4.
HAINZ, BERNADINE General. “Beauty lives with kindness.” Entered from Lebanon 4. Glee Club 4. Literary Explor-
ers 4. Secretarial Club 4. Girls’ Federation 4.
HAMM, JUNIOR General. “So much is a man worth as he esteems himself.” Basketball2,3,4. Track 2. Order of A 2,3,4.
Vice pres. Class 4. B.A.A. 2,3,4; Pres. 4. Latin Club 3,4. Commercial Club 3,4.
HARNISH, BURNEL General. “Life’s a pudding full of plums” F.F.A. 2,3,4.
HERMANSEN, JANICE History. “Your cherry cheeks and flaming hair.” Eoco Club 1. Class Reporter 1. Girls’ Feder-
ation 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Girls’ Council 4. G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Volleyball 3,4. Basketball 3.
HILL, IVAL General. “He wears the rose of youth upon him.” Entered from WooJburn 4. Literary Explorers 4. Band 4.
HINES, CLYDE General. ‘‘Laugh and the world laughs with you.” Entered from Scio 4 Basketball 4. Baseball 4. Track 4.
HOEFER, VERNON Agriculture. “Men are most apt to believe what they least understand.” F.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Secretary
3.4. Track 4.
HOFLICH, GLADYS G entra). “They also serve who only stand and wait.” Home Ec. Club 2,3,4. Orchestra 1,2,3,4
Girls’ Federation 1,2,3,4.
HOGEVOLL, BONITA General. “She lives in a crowd of jollity.” Glee Club 1,2,3. Yell Leader 3. Girls’ Federation 1,2,3,4,
HOLLOWAY, VENITA General. “Always greet your friend with a smile.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Glee Club 4. Golf 3.
22)HORNING, FLORENCE Homo Economics. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." Eoco Club 1. Band
1,2. Sec-Treas. Class 2. Seventeen 3,4. Home Ec. Club 2,3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Commercial
Club 4. G.A.A. 1. Orchestra 1.
HORSKY, GLADYS MAE Commercial. “Her very frowns are fairer far than smiles of other maidens are.” G.A.A. 2,3.
Commercial Club 3,4. Girls’Federation 2,3,4. Band 1,2,3,4. Orchestra 1,2,3,4. Golf 3.
HOWARD, MARY General. “None ever loved, but at first sight they loved.’’ Entered from Langlois 4. Band 4.
JANTZEN. ALBERT General.“Work first and then rest.” Latin Club 3,4.
JOHNSTON DALE General. “For he was more than over shoes in love.” Entered from Moro High 4.
JOHNSTON, ROSALIE Commercial. “I have a heart with room for every joy.” Commercial Club 3,4 Secretarial Club 3,4.
Glee Club 2,4. G.A.A. 1.
KAMPH, WILMA General. “A friend is a person with whom one may be sincere.” Eoco Club 1. Glee Club 2,3. Latin
Club 2,3,4: Reporter 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Home Ec. Club 4.
KAMPFER, HARRIET General. ‘‘Young in limb, in judgment old.” G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial
Club 3,4; President 4. Literary Explorers 4; Secretary 4. Seventeen 3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4; Sec. 4. Honor Society 4.
KELLY, VIRGINIA Commercial. “A maiden never bold, of spirit still and quiet.' Eoco Club 1. Secretarial Club 4;
Sec. 4. Literary Explorers 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Annual typist 4.
KELTY, GEORGE General. “Politeness is the outward garment of good will.” Order of A 4. Football 1,3,4. Track 3.
B.A.A. 2,3,4. W’restling 4.
KENAGY, GLENN General. “Deeds are greater than words.” Eoco Club 1. M.E.N. 1. Golf 3,4. Camera Club 4. Golf 4.
KENAGY, VIRGINIA General. “A good mind possesses a kingdom.” Home Ec. Club 1,2,3. G.A.A. 1,2,3. Girls’ Federation
1,2,3,4. Golf 3,4.
KENNEDY, EDNA General. “Everywhere in life, the true question is not what wfe gain, but what we do.” Entered from
Lead, South Dakota 4. Glee Club 4.
LAMPHERE, MARIE Home Economics. “Handsome enough, if good enough.” Girls' Federation 2,3,4. Home Ec. Club.
3,4; Historian 4. Science-Math. Club 4; Treasurer 4.
LEABO, KARL General. “Man’s life is but a jest,” M.E.N. Eoco Club 1; President. B.A.A. 1,2,3,4.
LEICHTY, ALICE General. “Knowledge is a treasure to which study is a key.” Sec. Girls’ League 1. Latin Club 2,3,4;
President 3. Honor Society 3,4; President 4. Senior Editor Annual 4. Glee Club 3. Secretarial Club 4. Literary Explorers 4.
Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
LEWELLING, BLEVINS General. “Clever men are good, but they are not the best.” B.A.A. 2,3. Football 2,3,4.
Basketball2,3,4. Baseball 2,3,4. Hi-Y 4. Order of A. 3,4. President Class 4. Latin Club 3,4. Commercial Club 3,4.
LIGHT, HELEN Social Science. “A person of grc»at learning.” Entered from Scio 4. Glee Club 4. Girls’ Federation 4.
Debate 4. Commercial Club 4. Literary Explorers 4. Secretarial Club 4
LONG, MERLE Mathematics. “What men have done can still be done.” Class President 1. Eoco Club 1. Hi-Y 2,3,4:
Secretary 3. Quill and Scroll 4. Honor Society 4. Vice president Class 3. Vice president Student Body 4. Football 2,3,4.
Basketball 2,3,4. Track 2,3,4. Sports Editor Whirlwind 4. B.A.A. 2,3,4; Treasurer 4. Assistant Carnival Manager 4.
MARKS, MARIAN Social Science. “Success treads on the heels of every right effort.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Freshman
Reporter 1. G.A.A. 1. Glee Club 1,2,3; President 2,3. Honor Society 3,4; Secretary-Treasurer 4. Associated Treasurers 4;
Secretary 4. Latin Club 2,3,4. Paper Staff 4. Quill and Scroll 4, Photograph Editor Annual 3. Editor-in-chief Annual 4.
Legislature 3. Literary Explorers 4; Vice president 4.
MARTINAK, AMOS Agriculture. “The farmers are the founders of human cultivation.” F.F.A. 1,2,3,4. F.F.A. Judging
MARTIN, ROLLAND Science. “When you know a thing, know that you know it.” Radio Club 3. Track 3.
MERRILL, HELEN General. “.Tis good will makes intelligence.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Literary
Explorers 4. Seventeen 4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Quill and Scroll 3,4; Pres. 4. Associated Treasurers 4; Pres. 4. Student
Body Treasurer 4. Home Ec. Club 1,2,3; Secretary 3. G.A.A. 1,2.
METZGER, DOROTHY General. “Man delights not me.” G.A.A. 1. Glee C 1 u b 3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Literary
Explorers 4. Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4.
MILLER, EARL General. “Youth is wholly experimental.” Track 2,3,4.
MILLER, MARGARET General. “It is good t o be merry and wise.” G.A.A.l. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Science-M a th .
Club 4. Glee Club 4. Golf 3. Home Ec. Club 3,4: Song Leader 4.
MISHLER, MARGARET General. “Her voice was ever soft, gentle, and low an excellent thing in women.” Home Ec.
Club 2,3. Glee Club 1,2,3. Literary Explorers 4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 4.
MIXELL, LA VON General. “Suit thyself to the estate in which thy lot is cast.” Entered from Armstrong, Iowa 4. Literary
MORRILL, HOWARD General. “The easiest person t o deceive i s one’s own self.” Entered from Banks. Oregon 4
McDANIEL, MICKEY General. “I hold the world but as the world.” M.E.N. 1. B.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Radio Club 3; Pres. 3.
McPHERREN, MARIAN Commercial. “By humble graces thou art known.” Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4:
Vice pres. 4. Camera Club 4. G.A.A. 1,2,4. Glee Club 3.
NANCE, GLEN Shop. “He talks of wood: it is some carpenter.”
NEBERGALL, DON General. “The surest way to a woman’s heart is to take aim kneeling.” Honor Society 4. Whirlwind
Staff 3,4; Feature Humor Ed. 4. Quill and Scroll 3,4 ;Vice pres. 4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Band 4. Orchestra 4. Math.-
Science Club 3. Stage Manager 3. B.A.A. 2,3,4.
NIPPERT, LARRY General. “A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.” Entered from Ida Grove, Iowa 3.
NORTON, VIRGINIA General. “Love better is than fame.” Entered from Junction City, Oregon 3. Glee Club 3,4. Golf 3.
Girls’ Federation 3,4.
OLSON, MELVIN General. “He is wise w'ho talks but little.” Order of A 4. Football 4. Band 2,3,4.
23ORTON, LLOYD Social Science. “Let any man speak long enough; he will get believers.” Camera Club 2,3. Boxing 4
PACKARD, DORWIN General. “A hearty life is worth a hundred groans.” Hi Y 4. Band 1,2,3,4.
PATAPOFF, LLOYD Science. “We must eat to live, and live to eat.” Entered from Corvallis 4. Football 4. Wrestling 4.
PENLAND, ERROS General. “Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perserverance.” Editor Whirlwind 4;
Assistant Editor 3. Seventeen 3,4. Commercial Club 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Quill and Scroll 3,4. Math-Science Club 3;
Treasurer 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3, 4. G.A.A. 1. Honor Society 4. Literary Explorers 4. Debate 2,4.
PETTIT, ROBERT General. “A man is known by the company he keeps.” Entered from Grants Pass 4. Radio Club 4.
PHELPS, EDWARD Social Science. “The world’s great men have not commonly been great scholars.” M.E.N. 1.
B.A.A. 2,3,4. Math-Science Club 4.
PHILLIPS, GEORGE Social Science. “Wit and wisdom are born with a man.” Eoco Club 1. Debate 3. Camera Club 3,4;
Vice Pres. 3, President 4.
POTTS, ROSEMARY General. “Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Public Speaking 2.
Glee Club 3. Home Ec. Club 4.
RANDALL, FRED General. “Speech is great, but silence is greater.” Radio Club 3,4. Track 3,4. F.F.A. 2,3,4; Vice pres.
4. Science-Math Club 4; Secretary 4.
RERUCHA, ALICE General. “She acquires strength in her progress.” Entered from Mt. Angel Academy 4. Glee Club 4.
Girls’ Federation 4. Debate 4.
ROBERTSON, BOB General. “A sound conscience is a brazen wall.” Order of A 2,3,4. Hi-Y 2,3,4; vice president 3,
custodian of paddle 4. Vice president class 2. Baseball 2,3,4. Track 3,4. Football 3,4. B.A.A. 2,3,4.
ROTH, TRACY General. “The man who minds his own business generally has a good one.” Archery Club 2. Camera
RUSSELL, ELLEN General. “She is above ridicule.” G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; vice president 3, president 4. Home Ec. Club 4.
Girls’ Federation 2,3.4. Girls’ Council 4. Honor Society 4. Girls’ Athletics Editor Annual 4.
SAFLEY, MAX Agriculture. “Your difficulties will slip away when you laugh at them.” F.F.A. 2,3,4.; Judging team 4.
SAFLEY, MAXENE General. “And nature made her what she is and never made another.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
SCHLEGEL, OLLIVENE General. “It is good to live and learn.” Glee Glub 1,2,3.4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
SCHROCK, LEROY General. “Laugh not too much; the witty man laughs least.” B.A.A. 2,3,4. Football 2,3,4. Basket-
ball 2,3,4. Baseball 2,3,4. Track 3,4. Boxing 4. Order of A 3,4; President 3,4. Commercial Club 4.
SCOTT, GERALDINE General. “The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.” G.A.A. 1,2. Home Ec. Club 2,3,4;
custodian 4. Commercial Club 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Band 3,4.
SEARS, DEAN General. “I don’t believe in principle, but I do believe in interest.” Track 3,4. Basketball 3,4.
SHEARER, GORDON General. “Women are the least of my worries.” Entered from Tangent 2. F.F.A. 2,3,4, Reporter 3,
President 4. Radio Club 3,4; Vice president 4. Science-Math. Club 3,4. Honor Society 3,4. B.A.A. 2,3,4.
SHELBY, RUTH -Commercial. “A brilliant mind; a person of genius.” Eoco Club 1. Orchestra 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4
Commercial Club 2,3,4. Secretarial Club 3,4. Honor Society 4; President 4 Literary Explorers 4. Camera Club 4.
Organization Editor Annual 4. G.A.A. 1.2.
SHELER, DOROTHY General. “Not stepping o’er the bounds of modesty.” Vice president class 1. Glee Club 3.
Secretarial Club 4. G.A.A. 1,2,4. Tennis 3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Eoco Club 1.
SMITH, GEORGE General. “And to some men popularity is always suspicious.” Literary Explorers 4; Sergeant-at-arms
4. Track 3,4. Commercial Club 3.
SPEER, SHIRLEY General. “She has the salt of youth in her.” G.A.A. 1,2,3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
SPENCE, ROBERT Mathematics. “The reward of a thing well done is to have it done.” President Class 1,2. Student
Body Vice president 3, President 4. Band 1,2,34. Hi-Y 2,3,4. Honor Society 3,4. Orchestra 2,3. Debate 2,3. Whirlwind
Staff 2,3,4. Quill and Scroll 3,4.
SPRAGUE, RUSSELL—General. “As merry as the day is long.” Entered from Canton, Illinois 4. Football 4. Order of A 4.
B.A.A. 4. Wrestling4.
STELLMACHER, ERMA Commercial. “Studious to please, yet not ashamed to fail.” Commercial Club 3,4. Secretarial
Club 3,4. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
STEWART, CLINTON General. “This quiet young man keeps his thoughts to himself.” Band 2,3. Camera Club 4.
STILLWELL, EMORY General. “By the work, one knows the workman.” Entered from Spokane, Washington 3. B.A.A.
3.4. Order of A. 3,4. Track 3,4.
SUESENS, ELAINE Social Science. “Times change and we change with them.” G.A.A. 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. Glee
TANNICH, RUDOLPH General. “I live in a crowd of jollity.” Commercial Club 3. Camera Club 4.
TORBET, CLIFFORD Science. “Be sure you are right, then go ahead.” Entered from Lebanon 3. Camera Club 3. Radio.
Club 4. Science-Math Club 4; vice president 4.
TUCKER, BUD General. “And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.” Athletic Manager 2,3,4. Basketball 2,3,4.
Commercial Club 3,4. Tennis 3,4. Band 1,2,3,4. B.A.A. 2,3,4. Debate 4. Math-Science Club 3.
TYCER, GERALDINE Home Economics. “Do not allow yourself to grow old in thought or feeling.” Girls’ Federation
2.3.4. Commercial Club 3,4; president 4. Rally Committee 3,4; secretary treas. 4. Seventeen 4. Home Ec. Club 2,3. Glee
Club 3. Library Club 4. G.A.A. 1,2.
VANDEVENTER, VEE ETTE General. “There’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face.” Girls’ Federation
2.3.4. Home Ec. Club 3.
WARD, NANCY General. “The orator is made, but the poet is bom.” G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Latin Club 2,3,4; Treasurer 3.
Girls' Federation 2,3,4. Literary Explorers 4. Glee Club 3. Girls’ Council 4.
(24)WARNER, LEROY General. "The style is the man himself.” Hi-Y 3,4; pres.4.Order of A 3,4. Quill and Scroll 3,4; sec.-
treas. 4. Honor Society 4. Band 1,2,3,4. Football 2,3,4. B.A.A. 2,3,4. Whirlwind Staff 2,3,4.
WARREN, ROBERT General. “Inquire about everything you do not know.” Glee Club 1,2. Dramatics Club 1. Track 1,
2,3. Basketball 1,2. B.A.A. 1,2,3. Tumbling 1,2.
WAY, ALLEN General. “For every why he had a wherefore.” Whirlwind Staff 3,4; Advertiser 4. Quill and Scroll 4. Com-
mercial Club 2. Science-Math. Club 3. Assistant Business Manager 4. B.A.A. 2,3,4.
WEDDLE, AGNES Commercial. EocoClub 1. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4. G.A.A. 1. Commercial Club 3,4; Sec. 4. Secretar-
ial Club 3,4. Band 2,3.
WICKIZER, CRYSTAL General. “Genius can never despise labor.” Girls’ Federation 2,3,4, Commercial Club 4. G.A.A.
WILLARD, KATHLEEN- General. “My heart is a singing bird.” Eoco Club 1. Glee Club 1,2,3. G.A.A. 1,2,3. Commer-
cial Club 2,3. Girls’ Federation 2,3,4.
WINTERSTEIN, CARL—Science. “Life is not so 3hort but there is always time enough for courtesy.” Camera Club 4.
Track 3. Band 2.
WOLFE, HAROLD History. “He who has learned to obey will know how to command.” Radio Club 3,4; pres. 4. tatin
Club 3,4. Basketball 2,3,4. Honor Society 4; secretary-treas. Whirlwind Staff 3,4.
WOODARD, CLIFTON General. "Gold is good in its place, but intelligent men are better.” Entered from Gridley, Cal-
ifornia 4. Camera Club 4. Literary Explorers 4.
WOODS, DAVID—General. “When man is in earnest and knows what he is about, his work is half done.” Entered from
Donnelly high school 2. Radio Club 3,4 Camera Club 4.
WOODDY, JAMES—General. “Every man for himself.” Football 2,3,4. B.A.A. 2,3,4. Order of A 3,4.
ZEMLICKA, KENNETH—General. “’Though last not least in love.” Entered from Scio 4. Band 4.
I, Fred Anderson, will my popularity with Miss Tracy to a lucky junior.
I, Joanne Andersen, will my curiosity to the one who needs it most.
I, Cleo Armatta, bequeath my hair styles to Hollywood.
We, Mildred Aya and Gladys Mae Horsky, leave our place in the orchestra to some other musicians.
We, Bill Bacon and Bud Tucker, leave our lettering ability to the future seniors to make civics notebooks.
I, Sarah Louise Baker, bequeath my willingness to do things to any stubborn person.
I, Harold Banton, leave my stage “hands” to Oris Willard.
I, Zella Mae Barrett, will my dimples to Ruby Barrett.
I, Sally Bartcher, leave with good wishes.
We, Irene Beamis and Patsy Clifford, do not leave each other yet.
I, Virgininia Brinson, leave my stature to Henry Belle Faulkner.
We, Carolyn Burch and Janice Hermanson, leave volleyball and basketball to whoever is good at it.
I, Clarence Burck, leave my girl friend, but I’ll be waiting for her.
I, Evelyn Burck, leave my laurels for Lois to travel on.
I, Howard Burrelle, leave my knowledge of chemistry to Mr. Otto.
We, Roberta Burrelle and Dorothy Sheler, regretfully leave all our dear teachers to next year’s seniors.
I, Edith Burton, leave odds and ends here and there.
I, Virginia Butts, leave to join Merle Groat.
I. Dorothy Cade, leave behind my battered textbooks.
I, Gatha Cade, leave my “henna rinse” to Beatrice Conner who needs it just as little as I.
I. Carolyn Campbell, will my talkativeness to Virginia Hooker.
I. Jessie Campbell, leave the next year’s operetta to someone of Mrs. Johnson’s selection.
We, Lucille Coates and Margaret Canning, leave the Home Ec. Club after long faithfulness to it.
I, Doris Coffelt, leave my place in the Library Club to next year’s executive.
I, Mattie Copple, leave to join my friend at noon as usual.
I, Robert Cox, regretfully leave Winona Perry,
I, Bruce Davis, leave my croak to the frogs in the marsh.
I, Jean Dawson, leave the ancients to their fate.
We, Leona Day and Gladys Hoflich. leave our quiet ways to some of those boisterous sophs.
I, Carol Dirrett, will my queenly ways to Ruth Ehrlich.
We, Marion Doble and Alice Leichty, leave together, taking most of the brains of Albany Hi with us.
(25)-I, Leland Dragoo, leave my sleepiness to those who keep late hours.
We, Charles Duncan and Glen Kenagy, leave some camera parts behind.
I. Rolin Eastlund, leave my angelic chubbiness to Velma Hewitt.
We, Verena Eastman and Nancy Ward, will Marvin Lovett to Marjorie Street.
I, Arlene Ehrlich, leave gym teaching to Miss Osborne.
I, Rachel Elder, will my studiousness to Lyman Olliver.
I, Mabel Forster, will my executive ability to whoever will have greatest need for it.
I, Bill Fraser, will my shortness to Henry Morrison.
We, Forrest Freitag and Max Safley, will our F.F.A. books to Jack Bird and Thurston Gilchrist.
I. Lurline Fulk,retain my nerve for future use.
I, Helen Gee, will my ceaseless talking to Hazel Gerig.
I, Irvin Grrig, will my gray matter to Lucy McAfee, who doesn’t need any more than she has.
I, Ed Goman, leave high school with my own clarinet.
I, Russell Gott, leave a reputation to be assumed by Ronald Daggett, Ed McKee, or Willard Hulbert.
I. Marie Gourley. leave in the height of my fame.
I, Marion Graham, leave to go to Salem—and stay there.
I, Glen Gregory, leave my proportions to Clarence Leichty.
I, Carolyn Grenz, leave my friendship with Miss Voyen to Alice Hubbell.
We, Clifford Torbet and Leroy Warner, leave our places in Chemistry lab. to two intellectual juniors.
I, Geraldine Tycer, bequeath my friendliness to others who haven’t it.
I, Vee Ette Vandeventer, leave my troubles to David and his dog.
I, Allen Way, leave my ’’Puck” appearance to Helen Marks.
We, Harold Wolfe and Margaret Fox, each leave a better renown than wolves and foxes have.
I, Clifton Woodard, leave my long lashes and starry eyes to Eugene Brandt.
I, Kenneth Zemlicka, leave, just having become acquainted.
I, Erros Penland, leave my worries in the print shop to the lucky junior to be editor of the paper.
I, Virginia Hackleman, will my winning ways to Jack Ralston—who certainly needs them!
I, Bernadine Hainz, bequeath my knowledge of talking at the right time to Marilyn McKinley.
We, Berniece Goble and Lavon Mixell, leave with the others, although we came late.
I, Ival Hill, bequeath my boyish pink cheeks to Lawrence Soderstrom.
We, Clvde Hines and Earl Miller, will our differences to Rex and Ben Roth,
We, Vernon Hoefer, and Fred Randall, leave to farm in wider places than the Ag room.
I, Bonita Hogevoll, leave my bookkeeping practice set to anyone who can straighten it out.
We, Venita Holloway and Margaret Miller, bequeath our domestic art to Eudora Willis and Edith Cox.
We, Florence Horning and Ellen Russell, leave hosts of friends to gain many more.
I, Mary Howard, leave my quaint and shy ways with boys to Doris Scott.
I, Albert Jantzen, leave the Romans to Miss Tracy.
I, Dale Johnston, bequeath Geraldine to no one.
We, Rosalie Johnston and Harriet Kampfer, will our secretarial ability to Jeanette Conn and Julie Merrill.
I, Virginia Kelly, leave the typing of the annual to next year’s typists.
We, George Kelty and Lloyd Patapoff, leave the pigskin with those juniors hoping to make the team.
I, Virginia Kenagy, leave book reports, at last.
I, Edna Kennedy, will my stately mien to Ardelle Day.
I, Marie Lamphere, leave “jacks” and ping pong for bigger things.
I, Karl Leabo, bequeath my scowl to Mary Frances Brandt.
We, Blevins Lewelling and Junior Hamm, leave for California.
I, Helen Light, leave my intellect to my sister.
I, Merle Long, bequeath my manly form to Bob Witherite.
I, Marian Marks, leave the reputation for a good annual to some able junior.
We, Rolland Martin and Dean Sears, leave our “David and Jonathan friendship” to Leatha Gootch
and Jane Furrow.
I, Amos Martinak, leave my ability to win a trip to the farmer that’s lucky enough.
I, Helen Merrill bequeath my ability as a good typist to Delmar McClain.
I, Dorothy Metzger, leave room in shorthand for Jean Dunn.
We, Margaret Mishler and Virginia Norton, leave our appearance of being twins to Connie Case and
— (26) -We, Howard Morrill and Edward Phelps will,—occasionally remember Albany Hi.
I, Mickey McDaniel, leave for bigger things in radio.
I, Marian McPherren, bequeath the tinfoil off a roll of films to next year’s Camera Club.
I, Glen Nance, bequeath my place in the shop to another workman.
I, Don Nebergall, leave my graceful gestures to Eldon Propst.
I, Larry Nippert, nearly leave my mind.
I, Melvin Olson, will my “boisterousness” to Gilbert Whitney.
I, Lloyd Orton, leave things generally upset.
I, Dorwin Packard, leave best wishes for Alvin Oberson to acquire the attention of all new girls.
I, Robert Pettit, will my ability to give current events to anyone who can “get away” with it.
I, George Phillips, leave the welfare of the Camera Club in the hands of Dale Stillwell.
We, Rosemary Potts and Crystal Wickizer, bequeath our forward and bold ways to bashful sophs.
I, Alice Rerucha, leave debating to Gordon Childs.
I, Bob Robertson, leave the junior and sophomore girls in place.
I, Gordon Shearer, will my permanent wave to Clarence Wicks.
I, Bob Spence, will my popularity to Mirvin Stenberg.
I, James Wooddy, leave, finally, Albany Hi.
I, Agnes Weddle, bequeath my joyous ways to Frances Nedry.
I, Shirley Speer, leave my gum under the desks.
I, Robert Warren, leave because I graduate at last.
I, Kathleen Willard, leave all surplus paint and powder to Marjorie V. who needs it less than I.
I, LeRoy Shrock, will all my tardy slips to Donna Densmoor.
I, Maxene Safley, bequeath my loquacity to Raymond Meyer.
I, Ollivene Schlegel, will my wide-awake appearance to Marjorie Stellmacher.
I, Geraldine Scott, leave, my heart still on my sleeve.
I, Ruth Shelby, bequeath my place in the Honor Society to any smart junior.
I, George Smith, will my wavy hair to Raymond Kalina.
I, Russ Sprague, leave something worthwhile to someone—the ability to get four stripes.
I, Erma Stellmacher, will my ambition to Ardys Jenks.
We, Clinton Stewart and Carl Winterstein, will our quiet ways to the noisy sophomores.
I, Emory Stillwell, leave to start “flying.”
I, Elaine Suesens, will my optimism to Pearl Jones.
We, Rudolph Tannich and Tracy Roth, just leave, with hope for better things.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that we, the graduating
class of 1938, being of sound and disposing mind and memory and not
acting under restraint, fraud, or undue influence of any person or
persons whomsoever, do hereby make, publish, and declare the forego-
ing document to be our last will and testament, hereby revoking any and
all other former wills by us heretofore made.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, on the succeeding pages we set our hand and
seal and execute this, our last will and testament, at Albany, Linn
County, Oregon, this first day of June, A.D., 1938.
Most outstanding girl—Mabel Forster, Carol Dirrett, Marian Marks.
Most outstanding boy—Bob Spence, Blevy Lewelling, Clarence Burck.
Most popular girl—Geraldine Tycer, Carol Dirrett, Marian Marks.
Most popular boy— Blevy Lewelling. Merle Long. Bob Spence.
Cutest girl—Zella Mae Barrett, Geraldine Tycer. Carol Dirrett.
Cutest boy— Dean Sears, Blevy Lewelling. Junior Hamm.
Most handsome boy—Blevy Lewelling, Don Maddux, Dean Sears.
Best looking girl—Carol Dirrett, Marion Graham. Marie Gourley.
Healthiest Senior—Glen Gregory. Leroy Warner, Leland Dragoo. Merle
Best girl athlete—Ellen Russell. Virginia Butts, Janice Hermansen.
Best boy athlete—Merle Long. Bob Robertson, Junior Hamm.
Busiest senior—Marian Marks, Erros Penland, Marion Doble.
First to succeed—Alice Leichty, Bob Spence, Howard Burrelle.
First to be married—Virginia Butts, Max Safley, Earl Miller.
Most intellectual girl—Marion Doble, Alice Leichty, Marian Marks.
Most intellectual boy—Irvin Gerig, Clarence Burck, Howard Burrelle.
Most polite—David Woods, Virginia Hackleman, Carol Dirrett.
Peppiest senior—Shirley Speer, Geraldine Tycer, Joanne Andersen.
Sleepiest senior—Leland Dragoo, Glen Nance, Junior Hamm, LeRoy
Worst pest—Fred Anderson, Rolin Eastlund.
Teacher’s pet—Doris Coffelt. Florence Horning, Jean Dawson.
Most curious—Joanne Andersen, Fred Anderson, Bud Tucker.
Most talkative—Carolyn Campbell, Marian Marks, Bill Bacon.
Worst vamp—Mary Howard, Geraldine Scott.
Worst ladies man—Don Nebergall, Gordon Shearer, Bill Bacon.
Best dressed girl—Zella Mae Barrett, Gatha Cade, Marian Marks.
Best dressed boy—Don Maddux, Ival Hill. Bob Spence.
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In 1935, the junior class began its four years of activity for Albany
high school in the two junior high schools. The Central group select-
ed Alvin Oberson as president, and the Madison group chose Thurston
In 1936, our first year in the high school building, the following of-
ficers were elected: Alvin Oberson, president; Clarence Wicks, vice
president; Henrietta Stratton, secretary; Shirley Bryant, treasurer; and
Bill Kean, student body representative. Miss Schulze was adviser.
In this, the year of 1937-38, the following officers were elected:
Pete Fisk, president; Thurston Gilchrist, vice president; Alice Merrill,
secretary; Gayle Loftin, treasurer; Mirvin Stenberg, student body rep-
resentative: Mr. Palmer, adviser.
Since we are a large class, we were well represented this year in
all activities. Members of our class shone in athletics and also in the
less spectacular fields of music and debating.
A junior play, “Don’t Ever Grow Up, ” was staged in March to
raise funds for giving the seniors a proper send-off.
We look back over the past year with satisfaction, and look for-
ward with expectation to the new.
Brandt, Mary Frances
East burn. Wanda
Jacobson ,[ Gloria
Lacey, Mabel —(32) —Kirchoff, Marjorie
Van Order, Marjorie
Anna Mae Haley
Doris Ann Haley
P. J. Whitney
At 8:45 A.M. September 20, 1937, a new steamliner filled with an unus-
ually interesting group of young men and women, stopped in front of the sta-
tion, AlbanyHigh School. Out scrambled, jumped, and descended the brand
new sophomores. We were met at the door by august seniors and doubting
juniors, who were there to inspect and criticize or command as they saw fit.
To the senior, this was an ordinary bunch of sophomores with very little
promise. So they stared and then went on about their business. To the
juniors, the group offered a new source of amusement. Here was a chance to
make up for the suffering that they had endured during the previous year.
So they plotted, planned, and devised ways and means of making life
miserable for this new group. They misdirected gullible, innocent students.
They frightened timid ones by telling them of the horrible initiation soon
to come. They warned them of the instructors who were veritable ogres
with none of that quality of mercy described in Shakespeare. All in all, they
made the way to graduation seem a long, tedious, and nearly impossible hill
Several week passed; finally out of darkness and ignorance came a cer-
tain amount of light, and we began to get our bearings, so to speak. We
organized as a class and chose Miss Stanford for class adviser. We chose
as class officers: Wallace Hunter, president; Dick McReynolds, vice presi-
dent: Dorothy Dvorak, secretary: Jack Prince, treasurer: Lois Burck, student
body representative; Herbert Byerley and Edith Bailey, rally committee.
These officers have proved themselves well fitted for the positions and have
served the class well.
Members of the sophomore class who were outstanding in sports were
Dick McReynolds and Jack Bird, football: Jim Shough, Herbert Byerley, and
Royal Cox in basketball.
At Christmas time the class contributed loyally for charity.
The class gave the Washington Day assembly program. The program
consisted of songs, a patriotic drill, a reading, and a play which made a
modern boy of “The Father of Our Country.” David Gowans, as George
Washington, was defeated for the first time when he awkwardly and
disastrously proposed marriage to a young lady of Virginia, played in a
charming manner by Edith Cox. Ruth Ehrlich furnished the comedy element
as an old Virginia “mammy.”
Two sophomore girls won first and second prizes in the Constitutional
Essay Contest. The winners were Lucy Alice McAfee, first and Georgia Ann
Social events sponsored by the class were a skating party at Lewisburg
on March 30, and a class dance on May 10.
All in all, the sophomore class of 1937-38 “got away to a fine start,” and
it promises to develop in 1939 into the most ultra-ultra group of seniors that
have yet left the portals of Albany High School.Aldrich, Dick
Bishop. Betty Ann
Campbell, Georgia Ann
Gootch, I .eat ha
Kelly, Warren —(36)
Kennedy, MaxKlinge, Merle
Miller, Marjorie A.
Miller, Marjorie V.
Wilson, La Verne
Hazel Gerig Edna Griffin Bette Hubbell Donald Kotsle
Doris Motley Florence Muller Phyllis Nelson
Zoe Pettit Marie Tannich
Sense of humor like
Marjorie A. Miller
. Dorothy Dvorak
.... Conny Case
.. Edith Bailey
Sense of humor like
David Go wans
Officers of the club are George Phillips, president; Dale Stillwell, vice president; Alice Merrill,
secretary-treasurer; and Mr. Palmer, Mr. Buchanan, and Mr. Kurtz, advisers.
THIRD ROW: Egan, Winterstein, Woodard, Phillips, Kenagy, Karstens
SECOND ROW: Burriss, Kennedy, Tannich, Stewart, Parker, Roth, Stillwell, Parsons
FIRST ROW: Martinson, Merrill, McPherren, Palmer, Buchanan, Shelby, Gooch, Doble.
The officers were Harold Wolfe, president; Gordon Shearer, vice president; Carol Hyde, sec-
retary; Lyle Larson, treasurer. The supervisor was Miss Porter, and the trustee was Mickey McDaniel.
THIRD ROW: Osburn, Larsen, Childs, Lucht, R. Kelly, W. Kelly
SECOND ROW: Weigel, Randall, Torbet, Pettit, Phelps, Woods, Bryant
FIRST ROW: Newtson, Hyde, Shearer, Dolan, Vehrs, Porter
These were the officers of the club this year: Edith Stellmacher, president; Clifford Torbet,
vice president; Fred Randall, secretary; Marie Lamphere, treasurer. The four faculty advisers were
Miss Stanford—biology: Miss Worley—mathematics; Miss Porter—physics and mathematics; Mr.
THIRD ROW: Douglas. Tucker. Davis, Larsen, Torbet, Phelps, Shearer. Lovett, Randall, Otto
SECOND ROW: Porter, Motley, Moench, Stellmacher, Hewitt, Butts, Allen, J. Miller, Godwin. Ander-
sen, Marks, M. A. Miller, Lacey
FIRST ROW: Stanford, Coffelt, Lamphere, M. Miller, Campbell, Forster, Furrow, Stellmacher,
At the first meeting the following officers for the year were elected: Doris Coffelt, president;
Patsy Clifford, vice president; Connie Case, secretary-treasurer; Geraldine Tycer, reporter; and Mrs.
Mary Childs, adviser.
THIRD ROW: Minton, Kenagy, Motley, Bond, Street, Montgomery, Arnold.
SECOND ROW: Leichty, Nippert, Morgan, Williamson, Ackerman, Hewitt, Osborn.
FIRST ROW: Hobbs, Case, Coffelt, Clifford, Tycer, Olliver, Childs.
QoalbHOME EC CLUB
The officers of this year were Margaret Canning, president; Lurline Fulk, vice president;
Arlene Ehrlich, secretary; Lucille Coates, treasurer; Gladys Hoflich, reporter; Margaret Miller, song
leader; Florence Horning, pianist; Velma Williamson, historian; Nina Mudgett, custodian.
THIRD ROW: Fulk, Steiglemeier, Schulze, Mudgett, Scott, Wendel, Potts, Evans, Gee, Clifford.
SECOND ROW: Chambers, Hackleman, Kamph, Russell, McGuire, Cheever, Bryant, Street, Hoflich.
FIRST ROW: Erhlich, Miller, Lamphere, Williamson, O’Reilly, Horning, Fulk, Canning.
Officers for this year were Harriet Kampfer, president; Marian McPherren, vice president;
Virginia Kelly, secretary; Edith Burton, treasurer; Marie Gourley, musician.
FOURTH ROW: Sheler, Weddle. Nash, Loftin, Hamm, Dunn, Merrill, Burton, Barrett, Quigley. Coffelt.
THIRD ROW: Voyen, Grenz, Leichty, Hainz, Light, Hansen, Scott, Meyer, C. Campbell, Faulkner,
J. Campbell, Shaffer.
SECOND ROW: Burch, Mishler, Stellmacher, Elder, Horsky, McPherren, Johnston, Morgan, Van
Order, Erb, Mudgett, Sprague.
FIRST ROW: Shelby, Kelly, Metzger, Gourley, Kampfer, Penland. Burlincourt, Gee, Hermansen,
Members of the debate were—affirmative: Jessie Campbell, Marion Graham, Helen Light,
Alice Rerucha; negative: Gordon Childs, Clarence Wicks, Bud Tucker.
SECOND ROW: Wicks, Childs, Tucker.
FIRST ROW: Rerucha. J. Campbell, Graham, H. Light.
Officers of 1937-38 are Geraldine Tycer, president; Agnes Weddle, secretary-treasurer; and
Zella Mae Barrett, vice president.
FOURTH ROW: Anderson, Metzger, Dawson, Brinson, Morgan, H. Merrill, A. Merrill, Fulk, Burton,
THIRD ROW; Nebergall. Tucker, C. Campbell, Scott, Baker. Kenagy, Stellmacher, J. Merrill, Loftin,
Tycer, E. Penland. Voyen, Shrock.
SECOND ROW: McKnight, J. Campbell. Horsky, Barrett, Quigley, Alexander, Wickizer, Sprague,
Light, Street, Arnold, Mrs. Penland.
FIRST ROW: Burlincourt, Aldrich, Shelby, Gourley, Horning, Johnston, Kampfer, McPherren,
Officers for the year were Beulah Kenagy, president; Fred Baughman, vice-president; Marion
Graham, secretary; Clarence Burck, treasurer.
FOURTH ROW: Kamph. Ward. Burck. Jantzen, Baughman, Wicks, Egan.
THIRD ROW: Sears, Leichty, Cade, Forster, Elder, Coffelt. Allen, Pesheck, Arnold.
SECOND ROW: Densmoor, Barrett, Howells, Stellmacher, Dawson, M. Marks, Joanne Andersen,
Doble, Brandt, Robe.
FIRST ROW: McKinley, Lacey, Martinson, Graham, H. Marks, June Anderson, Roberts, Kenagy,
Joint officers of Girls’ Federation and Seventeen are Mabel Forster, president: Jean Dawson,
vice president: Harriet Kampfer, secretary: Phyllis Shaffer, treasurer; and Henrietta Stratton,
custodian, and Miss Voyen, adviser.
SECOND ROW: Campbell, Nash, Tycer. Taylor. Horning, Hackleman, Meyers. Merrill, Quigley.
FIRST ROW: Penland, Gilchrist, Stratton, Dawson, Dunn, Kampfer, Forster, Voyen, Shaffer.
The officers for the fall term were Alice Leichty, president: Irvin Gerig, vice president Marian
The officers for the spring term were Ruth Shelby, president: Marian Doble, vice-president:
Harold Wolfe, secretary: Leroy Warner, sergeant-of-arms; and Miss Anderson, adviser.
THIRD ROW: Elder, Kampfer, Gourley, Russell, Dawson
SECOND ROW: Warner, Burrelle, Long, Nebergall, Spence, Shearer, Burck
FIRST ROW: Forster, Gerig, Leichty, Shelby. Doble, Marks, Penland
The officers of the Literary Explorers were the following: Virginia Hackleman, president:
Marian Marks, vice president: Harriet Kampher, secretary-treasurer: Marie Gourley, librarian: George
Smith, sergeant-at-arms. The group’s adviser was Miss Chase. She was assisted by Miss Stanford
and Mrs. Neptune, who are honorary members of the club.
FOURTH ROW: Smith, Hill, Gerig. Fulk, Brinson, Hermansen, Canning. Burch, Warner. Woodard
THIRD ROW: Penland. Marks, Burck, Fox, Burton, Horning, Elder. Barrett
SECOND ROW: Baker. Metzger, Gourley. Dawson, Leichty, Light, Sheler, Mishler, G. Cade, Butts,
Hainz, Coffelt, Doble
FIRST ROW: Chase, Gee, Grenz, Shelby, Kelly, Kampfer. Hackleman, Ward. Forster, Merrill, Graham,
QUILL AND SCROLL
Offiicers for the Quill and Scroll society of 1938 were Helen Merrill, president: Donald Neber-
gall, vice president; Leroy Warner, secretary-treasurer: Mrs. Penland, adviser.
THIRD ROW: Stratton. Roberts, Spence, Long, Nebergall, Warner, Campbell
SECOND ROW: Quigley, Bryant, Dunn, Way, Burck. Forster, Shaffer
FIRST ROW: Marks, Merrill, Dawson, Conner, E. Penland, Hackleman, Mrs. Penland
Officers of Hi-Y this year were Leroy Warner, president: Alvin Oberson, vice president:
Howard Burrelle, secretary-treasurer: and Bob Robertson, custodian of the paddle. Mr. Otto is adviser.
SECOND ROW: Banton, Spence, Burrelle, Gilchrist, Otto, Burck, Packard
FIRST ROW: Wicks, Warner, Robertson, Vierick, Stenberg, Fisk, Bird, Lewelling, McRevnolds
FIFTH ROW: Minton, Cooley, Conner, Bond, Pettit, Ehrlich, McCutchan, Evans, Dvorak, Erb, A. Jenks, Moench,
Gooch, Kinzer, Pape, Case, Sears, Montgomery.
FOURTH ROW: Porter, Wilson, K. Thomas, M. A. Miller, Furrow, Wendel, M. V. Miller, Morely, Hubbell, Sliger
M. Thomas, Harader, Muller.
THIRD ROW: Miller, Godwin, Allen, McKinley, Stellmacher, G. Campbell, Marks, Forster, Anderson, Burck, Alexander,
Banton, Zemlicka, Koster.
SECOND ROW: Densmoore, Bishop, Arnold, Bailey, Bertram, Mespelt, Hewitt, Motley, M. Jenks, Light, Cox, Thompson.
FIRST ROW: Huston, Allphin, McPherren,Scofield, Street, Pesheck, Gerig, Tannich, Gott, Barrett, Nieman, Burlincourt.
FIFTH ROW: Perry, Whittle, Motley, Keester. Kelty, Stellmacher, Hand, Brandt, Howells, Morgan. Dragoo, Jacobson,
Martinson, A. Merrill, Taylor.
FOURTH ROW: Schlegel, Burch, Faulkner, M. Erb, Meyers, Van Order, Hansen, Banks, Barrett. Schulze, Wilson, Gleason
Amend, Hamm, Jefferys, Hooker, Chambers.
THIRD ROW: Steigelmcier, Ackerman. W:illiamson, Penland, Tuttle, Kenagy. Wolfe, Jones, Scott, Eastburn, Conn, Nash,
Cheever, Mudgett, Cole.
SECOND ROW: Day, Bryant, Burton, Dunn, Shaffer, Quigley, Lacey, Fulk, McGuire, Willis, Hubbell, A. M. Haley,
FIRST ROW: L.Meyers, Sprague, Robe, Swank, Sorenson, J. Merrill, Loftin, Stratton, Smith, Dawson, Conner, Hoefer.
FIFTH ROW: Gee, Kenagy, Ehrlich, Burch, Canning, Schlegel, Hackleman, Burton, Ward, Eastman, Weddle, Horning.
Gourley, Metzger, E. Burck, Lamphere.
FOURTH ROW: Hogevoll, Aya. Mishler, Copple, H. Merrill, Graham, Gilchrist, Speer, Kennedy, Potts, Brinson, Fox,
Kamph, Light, Aimatta, Grenz.
THIRD ROW: Leichty, Safley, Clifford, Johnston. Fulk, Norton, Goble, Rerucha, Kelly, Hainz, Suesens, Burrelle,
SECOND ROW: Scott, Willard, McPherren, Shelby, Barrett, Tycer, Elder, Wickizer, J. Campbell, Baker, Doble, Forster,
C. Campbell. Coffeit, Dawson, Bartcher.
FIRST ROW: Russell, Kampfer, Andersen, Marks, Vandeventer, Holloway, Miller, Horsky, G. Cade, Butts, Sheler,
Hermansen, E. Penland.
This year the Girls Federation started successfully with a new leader, Miss Clara Voyen.
The first important event of the year was a Big Sister party in the auditorium: after this, regular
monthly meetings were held.
The theme for these meetings was the development of charm. Very interesting skits on this
subject were given by the members of the committees.
The financial success of the year meant the establishment of Bulldog Bites, a little store in
The Federation was headed by a committee of seventeen girls called “Seventeen.” This group
was selected by all the girls and held meetings once a week to take care of the business of the
The officers of Seventeen were also the officers of the Girls’ Federation.
Sense of Humor
Zella Mae Barrett
50)The Boys’ Athletic Association is an organization composed of all the boys in high school,
formed for the purpose of providing for the creation of better understanding of high school sports.
A boy , to take part in athletics, must be a member of this association. The B. A. A. takes charge
of athletic funds, including ticket sales and the buying of equipment. It is headed by Mr. Hudson and
The officers chosen for this year were Junior Hamm, president; Henry Morrison, vice-presi-
dent; Jack Patapoff, secretary; Merle Long, treasurer; Lloyd Patapoff, sergeant-at-arms; and Mr.
SIXTH ROW: Chambers, Koster, B. Roth, Greene, Klinge, Hess, Whitney, Shough, Cox, Ralston, Allard, Kennedy,
FIFTH ROW: Hendricks, Byerly, Gowans, Clark, Ficq, Bryant, Crooks, Grenz, Aldrich, Hyde, Probst, J. Lamb, W. Lamb.
FOURTH ROW: Chandler, Gronso, Olliver. Wooddy, Coddington, Shrock, Henshaw, Kalina, Prince, D. Hutchins, McKee,
Freitag, Kelly, B. Hutchins.
THIRD ROW: Burrelle, Parsons, Hogevoll, L. Wilson, Daggett, D. Wilson, McReynolds, Bird, Hulburt, Cleland, Lovett,
Kolste, Morley, DeWaal, Sheler.
SECOND ROW: Beight, Murdock, Gutierrez, Grise, Egan, Ellison, Downs, Witherite, Hunter, Olvis, Burriss, MacHugh,
FIRST ROW: Hermanson, R. Roth, Weigel, Karstens, Hardiman, Bryant, Newtson, Kutch, Winterstein, Tuttle, Folsom,
SIXTH ROW: Harrison, Johnson, Lovett, Kean, B. Newman, Tobey, Dolan, Kendig, Willard, Horning, Obermeyer, Holst,
FIFTH ROW: Grell, Merrill, Sherf, McKnight, Whitney, Lucht, Erb, Osburne, Sodestrom, Morgan, Schrock, Saylor. Neely,
Williamson, Stewart, Bowerman.
FOURTH ROW: Baughman, Woodard, Gaskill, Gourley, Brooks, Russell McKechnie, Burke, Ferguson, Williams, Har-
mon, Burkhart, Shulze.
THIRD ROW: Barrett, Nieman, Parker, Patapoff, Fisk, Hulburt. Gilchrist, Robt. McKechnie, Dirrett, Elder, Cox, Ammon.
SECOND ROW: Larsen, Munsey, Morrison, R. Neuman, Brandt, Wickman, Stenberg, Childs. D. Neuman, Talbert, Rob-
FIRST ROW: Kelly, Stryker, Leichty, McClain, Smelser, Oberson, Walker, Andrews, Meyers.
FIFTH ROW: Zemlicka, Hines, Johnston, Dragoo, Bacon, Davis, Olson, Smith, Burriss, Harnisch.
FOURTH ROW: Tucker, Hamm, Anderson, Warren, Tannich, Martir.ak, Torbet, Duncan, Griffin, Freitag, Hill, Woodard,
THIRD ROW: Kelty, Sprague, Gerig, Nance, Jantzen, Gregory, Safley, Shearer, Sears, Eastlund, Fraser, Phelps, Phillips.
SECOND ROW:Stillwell, Randall, Hoefer, Orton, Stewart, Roth, Pettit, Burck, Goman, Steffgen, Nippert, Woods, Martin.
FIRST ROW: Way, Robertson, Morrill, Warner, Long, Spence, Nebergall, Banton, Packard, Miller, Schrock. Burrelle.
The organization of the Associated Treasurers is formulated to bring into closer relationship
the student association and the treasurers of the high school organizations so that they may work
together more systematically.
Active membership is composed of the treasurer of each organization, activity, and class in
the high school. The Student Body treasurer automatically becomes president of the group, and a
secretary is elected from among the members.
The rules and regulations state that every member shall attend meetings unless prevented by
illness; each member shall keep a complete record of the transactions of his organization and file a copy
at the student bank.
Although regular meetings were inactive, each member has cooperated and served to the
best of his ability.
Helen Merrill, treasurer of the Student Body, is president; Marian Marks, treasurer of the
Honor Society, is secretary; and Miss Voyen, supervisor of the Student Bank, is the adviser.
The present stage crew was organized in 1936, just as soon as the new auditorium was
finished. Jack Cheeseman was stage manager and was in charge of the scenery for all productions.
His assistants included the whole production shop class. Donald Nebergall, Harold Banton, and Orris
Willard assisted Cheeseman with the actual stage work, which includes maintenance of the stage,
curtain adjustments, and the handling of lights.
This year Harold Banton was appointed stage manager, with Orris Willard as his chief assis-
tant for the handling of actual stage work. The production shop classes built all scenery, which
included a number of large scenes for the Carnival.
The stage crew has put in many long hours for school productions without compensation of
any kind. The boys do all of the work just for what pleasure and experience that they can get out of it.
Mr. Palmer, instructor of Industrial Arts, and Mr. Hudson, principal of the high school, are
the advisers of the crew, and their assistance is greatly appreciated. Without them the stage work
would be a big undertaking, but they know by long experience the best ways to finish the work promptly.
52»Lebanon High School
Maple School, Albany
Madison Grade School
Memorial Hall, Albany
Insert, Tangent School
Linn Co. Courthouse
First Street, Albany
Mountain States Power
Co. and Hotel Albany
Insert, Gates School
Bridge Over Willamette
Madison Junior High
Mill City School
BAND FIFTH ROW: Zemlicka, Dawson, Olvis, McClain, Davis, Olliver, Harrison, Beight.
FOURTH ROW: Brandt, Kean, Robert McKechnie, Warner, Luper, Sorenson, Merrill, Swank, Nebergall, Witherite
THIRD ROW: D. Neuman, Grell, Moench, Alexander, Shaffer, Tucker, Snider, E. Coats, B. Coates, P. Gilchrist,
Hendricks, Russell McKechnie, K. Erb, Ehrlich, Fuller, Olson, Maddux.
SECOND ROW: McKnight, Willard, Robe, Morgan, Hobbs, Horsky, Hill, Fraser, Erb, Scott, Williamson, R. Neuman,
FIRST ROW: Wickman, Roberts, Spence, Goman, Fulk, Hackleman, Gilchrist.
GLEE CLUB FOURTH ROW’: Stellmacher, G.A. Campbell, Smith, Harader, Muller, Barrett, E. Light, H. Light,
Suesens, Canning, Schlegel, B. Hubbell
THIRD ROW7: Banton, Metzger, Sliger, Chambers, Scott, Street, Kirchoff, Motley, Pettit, Bond, Gott, Bryant, Hainz,
SECOND ROW: Densmoore, Taylor, Marks, Anderson, Furrow, A. Hubbell, Gourley, Horning, A. Jenks, Copple,
Rerucha, J. Campbell, Allen, Miller, Johnson
FIRST ROW7: Bishop, Kennedy, Clifford, M. Miller, Hollaway, Fulk, Johnston, Stratton, Nash, M. A. Miller, Morley
ORCHESTRA FOURTH ROW7: McKnight, Luper, McKechnie, Nebergall, Witherite.
THIRD ROW’; Morgan, Moench, Grell, Fuller, Beight, Olliver.
SECOND ROW’: Howells, Hackleman, Willard, Horsky, Wickman, Roberts, Goman, Hendricks.
FIRST ROW7: Ava, WTilson, Baker, Scott, Ehrlich, Miller.
The Albany High School band is one of the major activities of the school: in fact, it is an asset
to the whole community. It has played for many parades as well as for nearly all the major activ-
ities of the school, such as plays and assemblies.
The band played in the Class A for the high school bands of Oregon and was placed in the
“excellent” division, with a rating over Salem and Corvallis.
The band membership this year has increased by ten over last year’s forty-five. The school
also has purchased new instruments for the band so that now the band has a very good instrumen-
tation. This adds a great deal to the performance of the band.
The officers of the band this year are Ed Goman, president; Bryan Roberts, vice president:
Kathryn Sorenson, secretary: Mr. Luper, director.
Tra, la. la, la. If one would pass the door of room 104, any school day at three o’clock, no
doubt the melodious sounds of “Elinor” or perhaps the difficult arrangement of “Lift Thine Eyes”
would assail their ears. The Albany High School Glee Club, under the capable direction of Mrs.
Volena Johnston, is completing one of the most fruitful years since its early existence.
In early October, some sixty girls answered the call for female voices. After much practice
and long hours, “The Rose of the Danube,” a rollicking, mirthful, comedy operetta was presented
January 28, in the high school auditorium. This proved to be highly successful.
After the cares of light lyrics were over, the members of the Glee Club took up the perfect-
ing of intricate arrangements of Zamecnick and Mendelssohn. In the spring the call of nature became
urgent, and during Music Week the Glee Club entertained at several program. After these festivities,
the songsters took an active part in the high school carnival, “From Broadway to Dixie.”
The officers for the year were president, Henrietta Stratton: vice president, Vivian Brigham:
secretary-treasurer, Bette Taylor.
The orchestra has been an organized musical attraction for the past twenty-five years.
The orchestra usually takes a prominent part during assemblies and is called upon to furnish
music for various school plays throughout the year.
In addition to the County Health Institute each year the orchestra broadcasts a program from
Since the new auditorium has been used for Commencement, the orchestra has been available
for that event.
Several of the members continue to play in the Albany Symphony Orchestra, which gives
two concerts a year.
The orchestra meets twice weekly to prepare music for entertainment.
The following persons were chosen as officers for this year: Mildred Aya, president: Don
Maddux, vice president: Warren Wickman, secretary-treasurer: Orris Willard, manager.
(57WHIRLWIND PAPER STAFF
For the thirteenth year the Whirlwind newspaper has been printed in the school printshop.
Every word has been hand set by the journalism students.
Erros Penland and Clarence Burck served as editors for the first and second semesters,
respectively. The following staff members were selected to assist them: assistant editors, Jean Dunn,
Esther Conner, Henrietta Stratton, and Bryan Roberts: business manager, Corinne Penland; assis-
tant. Allen Way: subscription manager, Marjorie Quigley; assistant, Harold Banton; advertising
manager, Mabel Forster; sports editors, Merle Long and Henrietta Stratton; typists, Don Nebergall,
Edith Gilchrist, and Nina Mudgett; society editor, Virginia Hackleman; exchange editors, Shirley
Bryant, Wendell Gronso.
Mrs. Mabel A. Penland and Mr. C. M. Grigsby were the editorial and mechanical advisers.
FOURTH ROW: Spence, Nebergall, Wickman, Beight, Wolfe, Warner. Talbert.
THIRD ROW: H. Banton, Ralston, Roberts, Burton, Hunter, Gronso, Dunn, R. Dawson.
SECOND ROW: Case, Miller, Merrill, Swank, Marks, Hackleman, Mabel Forster, Muriel Forster,
FIRST ROW: Mrs. Penland, Stratton, Gilchrist, E. Penland, Burck, Conner, C. Penland, Shaffer,
WHIRLWIND ANNUAL STAFF
Work on the Whirlwind Annual was begun especially early this year, since it was to be print-
ed in the print shop. The annual staff was composed of the following:
Marian Marks, editor-in-chief; Marion Doble, manuscript editor; Joanne Andersen, Shirley
Bryant, photograph editors; Alice Leichty, senior editor; Fred Baughman, junior editor; Bill Hobbs,
sophomore editor; Ruth Shelby, organizations editor; Marie Gourley, activities editor; Ellen Russell,
girls’ athletics editor; Roberta Dawson, feature and humor editor: Corinne Penland, business manager;
Marjorie Quigley, subscription manager; Virginia Kelly, Zella Mae Barrett, typists; George Phillips,
candid camera; Miss Chase, manuscript adviser: Mr. Grigsby, mechanical adviser; and Mr. Hudson,
THIRD ROW: Kelly, Wicks, Baughman, Hobbs. Barrett.
SECOND ROW: Doble, Penland, Leichty, Dawson, Russell, Andersen.
THIRD ROW: Chase. Marks. Grigsby, Shelby, Gourley.
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
The officers of this year are Gordon Shearer, president; Fred Randall, vice president: Vernon
Hoefer, secretary; Eugene Bever, treasurer; Wilbur Burkhart, reporter; and Mr. George Gentemann,
FIFTH ROW: C. Chambers, R. Roth, Karstens, B. Roth, Griffin, F. Freitag, L. Chambers, R. Myers, Kreger, Bowerman
W. Lamb, Harnisch.
FOURTH ROW: Koster, Melling, Minton, MacHugh, Safley, Elder, Lovett, T. Freitag, Folsom, Greene. Snyder.
THIRD ROW: R. Burkhart, Fuller, Cooley, J. Lamb, Klinge, Gronso, Probst, Ohling. Copeland, Holst.
SECOND ROW: Hess, Myers, Henshaw, Shepard. Milligan, Hardiman, Wooldridge, Ammon, Cox, Grenz, Gentemann.
FIRST ROW: McReynolds. Weaver, Dirrett, W. Burkhart. Randall. Hoefer, Shearer, Martinak, Walker, Gourley.
59HUDSON DAWSON STENBERG BURCH
The Student Council consists of the Student Body president and a representative from each
of chethree classes: sophomore, junior, and senior. It also includes the regular Student Body officers.
The Council has no definite meeting dates, but it is ready at all times to function. The Coun-
cil functions on interclass problems and looks toward a smooth harmony of all classes.
The Student Council members are Bob Spence, president; Jean Dawson, senior represent-
ative: Mirvin Stenberg, junior representative; and Lois Burk, sophomore representative.
SPENCE LONG HACKLEMAN MERRILL
All students of Albany High School automatically become members of the Student Body
Association by paying the dues at the beginning of the year. This membership entitles the student to
a number of special assemblies and other activities.
Wednesday noon dances and games, such as ping pong and shuffle board, enjoyed by lunch
students, are examples of the activities of the Student Body Association. The student bank is yet
another activity of the school.
The annual carnival and carnival queen election is managed by this association.
The officers of the Student Body are Bob Spence, president: Merle Long, vice president: Vir-
ginia Hackleman, secretary; and Helen Merrill, treasurer. Mr. Hudson, our principal, is adviser to
both the Student Council and the Student Body Association.
The annual Quill and Scroll play was presented to the citizens of Albany, Thursday evening,
March 31, in the high school auditorium. About seven hundred attended and acclaimed the play a
The play, “Aunt Cindy Cleans Up,” was a three-act comedy and provided two hours of fun
and laughter for an appreciative audience. Don Nebergall, the man-hating Aunt Cindy, kept the
audience in hysterics as she first repulsed and then accepted the advances of Parker Tubbs, portrayed
by Leroy Warner. The scene was laid in the summer bungalow of Claire Harlow, enacted by Henri-
etta Stratton, who is visited by her shy and retiring friend, Lotus Clayton, taken by Erros Penland.
The play was swift-moving, and the plot carried through to the end. The fine supporting cast
included Bryan Roberts as Biff Budkins, a country hick; Roberta Dawson as Hester Hart, his scorn-
ful sweetheart; Jean Dunn as Mrs. Jennie Dawson, the town busybody; Helen Merrill as Marcella
Dawson, her daughter; Merle Long as Colby Magnet, a movie star; Bob Spence as Ripley Harlow,
Claire’s uncle; and Mabel Forster as Sabine Clayton, Lotus’ aunt.
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The junior class presented a twentieth century comedy, “Don’t Ever Grow Up,” on March 8
and 9, in the high school auditorum.
The play was a delightful comedy dealing with the problems of youth, affording an insight
into the lives of the younger generation.
The evening performance was well attended and was pronounced a huge success by everyone.
The following afternoon the play was presented free of charge to the entire student body.
The cast includes Molly, Willetta Burton: Mrs. Meadows, Shirley Bryant; Mimi Meadows,
Julie Merrill: Craveth Meadows, Lloyd McKnight; Dud, Warren Wickman; Elaine Meadows, Gayle
Loftin; Carrie, Marguerite Fulk; Velma, Bette Taylor; Kae, Esther Conner; Debbie, Arlene Swank;
Jean. Beulah Kenagy; Mr. Meadows. Fred Baughman; Glen Stevens, Ray Talbert; Hal Kenny. Gordon
Childs; Judy, Marjorie Quigley; Johnny, Gordon Ferguson; Slim, Harold Horning, prompter, Bette
Robe; property mistress, Jean Dunn; costume managers, Gloria Jacobson, Virginia Miller; stage
manager, Orris Willard.
This year “Jane Eyre” was presented by the seniors as their annual senior play.
“Jane Eyre” is the romantic tale of an orphan girl who becomes a governess and finally—
after heartache and anguish caused by the mystery of Thornfield Hall—wins the heart of her
employer, Edward Rochester.
This play—from the novel by Charlotte Bronte—was presented in the high school auditorium
on the evening of May 26, 1938. The story deals with the life and romance of a girl, whom tragedy
dogged in her search for happiness.
The cast of characters in order of the appearance were as follows: Mrs. Fairfax, housekeeper
of Thornfield Hall. Wilma Kamph; Adele Varens, Rochester’s adopted child. Zella Mae Barret; Nora,
an Irish servant girl, Arlene Ehrlich; Grace Poole, a servant, Doris Coffelt; Jane Eyre, a governess,
Marian Marks: Edward Rochester, master of Thornfield Hall, George Phillips; Bessie Leaven. Jane’s
one-time nurse-maid, Jean Dawson; Bertha, Mabel Forster: Dowager Lady Ingram, Edna Kennedy;
Lady Mary, her daughter, Helen Merrill: Dr. Carter, Bruce Davis: Lady Blanche, Mary’s sister,
Margaret Fox; Sir Wilfred Lynn, in love with Blanche, Lloyd Orton: Zita, an old gypsy, Lurline Fulk;
Richard Mason, Junior Hamm: Rev. John Rivers, Clifton Woodard.
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A sparkling romance sprinkled with comedy and catchy tunes was “The Rose of the Danube.”
an operetta in two acts presented by the Albany High School Glee Club. January 28, in the high school
The setting of “The Rose of the Danube” was in the little kingdom of Eurolania, lying some-
where in Europe, on the banks of the blue Danube. At the time the story opened, an annual rose
festival was being held throughout the land: and among the many visitors were Darrell Davis, a news
photographer, and Percival McPipp, a moving picture director from Hollywood, accompanied by his
family. McPipp offered King Montmerency a million dollars for the use of the kingdom to produce a
moving picture. A plot tostart a revolution was foiled—the villain was given his just rewards, and pre-
paration progressed merrily for a joyful combination of riches and romance in Eurolania.
Students taking leading roles in the operetta were Darrell Davis, Robert Torrance: Galooski,
Ladd Howard; Belledonna, Lurline Fulk; King Montmerency, Russell Gott: Queen Florida, Marie
Gourley: Rose, Jessie Campbell; Daisy, Patsy Clifford: Prince Karl, Bob Robertson: Count Sergius von
Popova. Eugene Burriss: Demetrius Doodledorf, Lyman Olliver: Trombonius Tootledorf, Bill Hobbs;
Percival McPipp, Marvin Lovett: Mrs. McPipp, Florence Horning: Pamela McPipp, Rosalie Johnson.
A sixty-voice chorus added zest to the snappy dialogue directed by Mrs. Volena Johnson and
Mrs. Childs. Music was furnished by the high school orchestra under the baton of Mr. Loren Luper.
Dances were directed by Miss Osborne.
The high school P.T.A. has had another successful year. The organization presents the
opportunity for the parent to keep in contact with the new developments of education. At the first
meeting last fall there was a “Parents-go-to-school” so that the parents could get a closer contact.
Through lectures and discussions presented by educators the parents more easily appreciate the work
of the school. This winter, the P.T.A. had speakers from University of Oregon and Oregon State
College. It has tried to guard the reputation of A.H.S. and make it one of the best in the state. The
members also tried to create a friendly feeling so that the students may always feel free to approach
for moral and financial support, because the primary aim of the P.T.A. is service to the school
and the community.
Mrs. E. E. Fulk. President
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This year’s carnival was one of the best ever held in all the twenty-six years of carnival his-
tory. Beginning at 7:30 in the evening of April 29 in the Albany High School auditorium and con-
tinuing through the evening until the last prize was awarded in the gymnasium, the townspeople
and students enjoyed a gala evening of spectacular fun!
The outstanding show was presented under the direction of Mrs. Loren Luper, who was
genei-al supervisor of the main show in the auditorium. Mrs. Mabel Penland again had charge of the
general arrangements for the entire carnival with the assistance of Merle Long, student manager.
Mr. Henry Otto was in charge of the concessions in the gymnasium, while Mr. Phillip Lehman di-
rected the parade at noon.
The annual parade began at 11 o’clock Friday morning at the high school. Every student
was in costume, and many prizes were given for outstanding costumes. The clubs of the school en-
tered floats in competition for many prizes. In addition to the Albany High School band and the
Legion Junior Drum Corps there were many entries representing the organizations and activities of
the high school.
The parade started from the high school, marched east to Main Street, then to First, along
First to Ferry and back Second to Lyon, on Lyon to Third and back to the high school, where the
students were dismissed for lunch.
Following the parade was an afternoon of sports on Central Field. There were a May pole
dance and a parade consisting of the high school band, the high school chorus, the junior high
choruses, the senior and junior high boy athletes, senior and junior high May pole dances, and lastly,
the senior and junior high girl athletes. After group singing the field was cleared for the track
meet that Albany had scheduled with Corvallis.
At 7:30 o’clock the curtains rose to the strain of music of the A. H.S. orchestra, under the
direction of Mr. Luper, on one of the best shows ever seen in Albany.
“Broadway to Dixie’’ began with the entrance of Queen Virginia I and her court of prin-
cesses: Geraldine Tycer, Helen Merrill, Alice Merrill, Helen Burch, Helen Marks, Peggy Jefferys,
Marjorie A. Miller, Gayle Hamm, Marie Gourley, Betty Erb, and their escorts.
As entertainment was being given in honor of Queen Virginia, Sunny, a beautiful young girl,
was drawn to the attention of the queen, who promised to grant her one wish. Sunny, played by
Esther Conner, asked for a trip “From Broadway to Dixie,” a request the lovely queen granted.
Sunny met Jerry, Ronald Daggett, who went with her to see the country: and through two
more acts of music, song, dance, and laughter, they went racing “From Broadway to Dixie.”
There was no class competition as far as the main show was concerned, but the class whose
ticket sale was the largest had its name inscribed on the big silver loving cup.
Immediately following the main show the crowd went to the gymnasium, where concessions
reigned in full swing with many clubs running stunts. This year twelve prizes in addition to the
grand prize, a radio, were given away at the drawing,
The new bleachers, installed on one side of the gym, provided room for weary frolickers to
wait for the grand drawing.
The regular Fall Honor Society Initiation was held on November 18. In an impressive cere-
mony fourteen seniors were admitted to the society.
Miss Pearl Young entertained the senior high school on November 22 with the mysterious
Theramin. The musical tones are produced by electric vibrations controlled by the hands waved in
the air. After the entertainment Miss Young explained the instrument in detail. Miss Young kept
her audience laughing at her impersonations and dialogues.
A Lyceum number, the “Tom Thumb Circus,” was presented December 6. Both junior and
senior high schools were highly entertained by Mr. Anderson. Miss Miller, and their trained ani-
The Christmas program was presented by the seniors. Don Maddux and his “Swingsters”
played while Santa Claus and Mrs. Santa rejoiced over Christmas presents given to them.
The Washington’s Birthday program was presented by the sophomores. “Washington’s
First Retreat” was enacted.
An excellent musical entertainment was afforded the high school by Brown and Menely on
March 14. Several vibra-harp numbers, including “The Rosary,” “Sweet Mystery of Life,” and “I
Want What I Want” were played. Mr. Menely sang baritone selections and played a saxophone solo
besides accompanying Mr. Brown with the vibra-harp at the piano. The program was concluded with
“0 Come All Ye Faithful,” played on the vibra-harp as though the audience were approaching the
music and then moving on.
Charles Walker, president of the Northwest School of Commerce, of Portland, Oregon, held
the attention of all as he talked about the opportunities of youth to utilize their high school education
and make something of themselves. Mr. Walker was with us on March 2.
The Junior play, “Don’t Ever Grow Up,” after a very successful production was presented
again at an assembly. It was presented again at an assembly. It was a 20th century comedy of
youth, its trials, and its tribulations.
On April 13 a women’s sextet from Linfield College, directed by Mrs. Elliott, entertained the
students with several songs and a reading.
The Hi-Y presented their annual always-well-enjoyed assembly on May 13.
Albany High School was very fortunate to have one of the finest turf fields in the State of
Oregon when the season opened. We are indebted to the Bulldog Boosters for the turf field and for a
new grandstand. The Lions’ Club put up a score board which helped the team and the spectators as
September 24, Hillsboro—there. In a pre-season game Albany defeated Hillsboro with a 14 to
0 score. Vierick, Dragoo, and Wooddy scored all points.
October 1, University High—here. In the first game of the 1937 season the Bulldogs walked
oven the Golden Tide with a 34 to 12 score. Dick McReynolde and Leroy Warner were outstanding in
the line, while LeRoy Schrock and George Kelty played a good game in the backfield.
October 8, Tillamook—here. The Bulldogs suffered their first setback at the hands of
Tillamook by a count of 12 to 6. Albany mainstays were Fisk, Long, and Robertson in the line: and
Dragoo, Fisk, and Sprague in the backfield.
October 15, Salem—there. Albany was unable to keep up with the strong Salem team and
suffered a 32 to 0 defeat.
October 22, Bend—here. After holding its own with Bend for three quarters, Albany lost to
Bend by a score of 13 to 0. Wooddy and Jack Patapoff were outstanding for Albany.
October 29, Lebanon—there. In this game Albany and Lebanon battled sixty minutes to a
scoreless tie. Lloyd Patapoff and Pete Fisk played a good game for Albany.
November 1, Corvallis—here. In the annual Armistice Day clash Albany outplayed their
ancient rivals and defeated them by a 13 to 0 score. Dragoo scored both touchdowns for Albany, while
Warner, McReynolds. and Long gave a good account of themselves in the line.
November 25. McMinnville—there. In the final game of the season Albany was humbled by
the strong McMinnville team. Albany lost with the score 19 to 0. Outstanding for Albany were Pete
Fisk in the backfield, and Robertson, Bill Fisk, Wooddy, and Patapoff in the line.
When the Thanksgiving game ended the season, Albany had a total of three wins, four losses,
and one tie. The game ended the high school grid careers of Leland Dragoo. Russell Sprague, LeRoy
Schrock, Dick Vierick, James Wooddy, Merle Long, Lloyd Patapoff, Bob Robertson, and Leroy Warner.
Albany was very fortunate in having Jim Wooddy on the Greater Willamette Valley all-star
team. Albany also had six players who made honorable mention. They were B. Fisk and Robertson,
ends: Patapoff, tackle: McReynolds, guard: P. Fisk, quarterback: and Dragoo, fullback.
These made their letter in football: Robertson, Gilchrist, P. Fisk. B. Fisk, Wooddy, J. Patapoff,
L. Patapoff. McReynolds, Long, Warner. Olson, Bird. Kelty, Vierick, Dragoo. Sprague. Schrock. and
Mirvin Stenberg, manager.
(68)From loft to right ELLINGSEN. COX. HAMM. V OLFE. BURRELLK. HINES,
SAYLOR, BYERLEY. SHROCK, SMELSER, LEWELLING. STENBERG
The Bulldogs got off to a poor start in early season play but managed to come back as league play opened, and
when the season closed they were tied with Lebanon for second place. Albany won both games of the playoff series, thereby
earning the right to enter the district tournament in Eugene. The Albany High School quintet won 10 out of 21 scheduled
games. The Bullpups had a very successful season, losing only two games
December 11, Chcmawa here. The Albany Bulldogs opened their season with a defeat by the strong Chemawa
team. The score was 39 to 27.
December 18, Willamette Frosh there. The Albany players lost this game to the more experienced college
players by the score of 34 to 20.
December 21, Woodburn there. In a very close game Woodburn managed to eke a 35 to 34 win. Albany led up
to the last twenty-six seconds when Woodburn tipped in a missed foul shot for a victory.
December 31, Eureka here. A.H.S. lost a lopsided, 41 to 21 decision to the more experienced California team in
our only interstate game.
January 4, University High led Albany all the way to a victory by the score of 29 to 23.
January 7, Toledo there. In the first league game of the ear Albany, paced by Hamm who scored lv points,
defeated Toledo, 39 to 19.
January 11, Sweet Home here. In a one-sided game the Bulldogs walked over the Huskies to the tune of 44 to 18.
January 14, Lebanon there. A last half rally almost spelled defeat for Albany, but the Bulldogs won 26 to 21.
January 18 Corvallis here. Corvallis held to a slim lead to defeat Albany 21 to 17.
January 21, University High here. In the second encounter of the year, the Golden Tide managed to defeat
Albany once more, 37 to 26.
January 24, Oregon City there. In the first game of a two game barnstorming tour, Albany slumped in the
second half to drop a 33 to 24 decision to Oregon City.
January 25, Multnomah College there. Because of a change in schedule, it was necessary for Albany to play the
college team instead of the Northwestern School of Commerce with the result that the Bulldogs won 24 to 21.
February 1, McMinnville here The Bulldogs defeated the Grizzlies by a score of 23 to 15.
February 4. Toledo here. In the first game of the second half of league play, Albany cooked the Mudhens with
a 37 to 16 score.
February 5, Northwestern Schovd of Commerce here. In a postponed game Albany nosed out the Stenog-
raphers by a 39 to 37 score.
February 8, Corvallis there. Because Albany was unable to connect on foul shots, they dropped a thrilling 22
to 19 decision to the Spartans.
February 11, Lebanon here. In the most thrilling game of the year, Lebanon nosed out Albany with a 39 to
36 score. The game was tied most of the way, bat Lebanon managed to hold a slight lead as the game ended.
February 15, McMinnville there. Sparked by Junior Hamm, the Bulldogs took a rough and tumble 33 to 22
decision over the Grizzlies.
February 18, Sweet Home there In a one-sided game, the Bulldogs, led by Hamm, walked over Sweet Home
by a 38 to 9 score.
February 22, Bellfountain here. After over-coming a first quarter lead, Albany took control of the game to de-
feat the State Champion Bellfountain team with a 39 to 27 score.
February 28, Willamette Frosh here. The college team walked over the Bulldogs with a 48 to 24 score.
March 2, Lebanon there. In the first game of a play-off with Lebanon for the right to go to the district finals,
the Bulldogs tramped the Berrypickers with a 40 to 22 score.
March 4, Lebanon here. Albany won the second game of the playoff series with l ebanon by a thrilling 22 to
20 decision. This gave Albany the right to enter the district tournament in Eugene.
In the District 7 finals at Eugene, the Bulldogs lost the first game to the strong University High team, and lost
the second game to the Eugene High basketeers. This ended the 1937-38 basketball season for the Bulldogs.
Players w’ho made their letter in basketball are Junior Hamm. Blevins Lewelling. LeRoy Schrock, Clyde Hines.
Harold Wolfe, Merle Long, and Howard Burrelle, Henry Morrison, Royal Cox, and Herbert Byerley.
(69BaseMlll 3Lf 3
(70When the 1937 baseball season opened, there were five returning veterans to uphold the base-
ball standards of Albany High. In the regular season Albany won seven, tied one, and lost one. We
lost to Eugene in district finals and won the Strawberry Fair Championship.
Those who earned their letters were Kenton Bradley, Marty Edwards, Keith Ewing, Bill
and Pete Fisk, Leland Dragoo, Jimmy Kobertson. LeRo.v Schrock. Bob Robertson. Ed Lindlev, and
SECOND ROW: Coach, Gilchrist, Erb, Smith, Edwards, Stenberg
FIRST ROW: B. Robertson, P. Fisk. J. Robertson, Dragoo, Schrcck, B. Fisk
Albany High had one of the most successful seasons that track enthusiasts of the school ever
experienced. Nine veterans answered the initial call for track and field men. The Bulldogs barked
their way through to second place in the district meet. We placed seven men in the state meet, and
we won three out of four scheduled meets. Albany placed second in the state half-mile relay, but
was eliminated on a technicality. The juniors shoved their way through the inaugural opening of
the inter-mural track meet, which is expected to be an annual affair. This meet was made possible
by the help and encouragement of Mr. Henderson, who assisted in track work.
Those earning their letters were Frank Merrill, Web Reynolds, Rex Putnam, Emory Stillwell,
Royal Henshaw, Rlair Warner, Bob Robertson. Eldon Bragg, Clarence Wicks. Merle Long, Tom Bibb,
Bill Morgan, Earl Watson, Leland Dragoo. Willard Hulbert, Marty Edwards, and Bill and Pete Fisk.
SECOND ROW: Coach, Randall, P. Fisk. Watson, Robsrts n, Bibb, Gioson. D. agoo, B. Fisk, Stenberg
FIRST ROW: Wicks, Warren, Stillwell. Warner. Bngg. Henslaw, Miller, Edwards.
Boxing and wrestling were so well enjoyed last year that many went out for these activities
again this year. These two minor sports are expected to be an even greater attraction next year.
THIRD ROW: Hutchins, Bird, Prince. McKee. Bryant, Coach.
SECOND ROW: J. Patapoff, McReynolds, Johnston. Harmon, Wilson. Coddington.
FIRST ROW: Stenberg. Hulbert, Sherf, Albright, Morrill. MacHugh, L. Patapoff.3B®jg0 IFflaysncaill IIMoncalHfeiB
This was the second year for compulsory physical education. During the first six weeks period,
“Health” was required twice weekly. At the end of this period physical development was taken up.
Tuesdays and Thursdays were the boys’ gym days.
During the winter, the indoor activities—volley ball, basketball, and squad drills were car-
ried out. Boxing, wrestling, archery, and field activities were enjoyed during spring months.
The classes were divided into squads: inter-squad competition was held in the gym activities.
The sixth period was designated as a recreation class for those not in other activities.
Compulsory physical education has been proved worth the time allotted for it, and it is
regarded as one of the best additions to the present curriculum.
Golf has always taken a back seat in the line-up of sport events, but in 1937 A.H.S. golfers
really showed us some “Green-grass-club-handlers. ” The boys who made their letter in golf were
Bob Lance, Glen Kenagy, and Leonard Churchill.
(72)AUSTIN HALL KARL HORTON ROBERT L. MARKS
T. C. BRADLEY CARL ELLINGSEN W. A. VOLLSTEDT
The Bulldog Boosters, an organization composed of business and professional men, alumni,
and former athletes of Albany High School, have been instrumental during the past few years in sup-
porting and furthering the school’s athletic program.
A turf football field, newly installed lights, a new grandstand, additional bleachers, and a
scoreboard, all were added to the athletic plant through the efforts of the Boosters.
A capacity crowd enjoyed the dedication of the new turf field in 1937. with a program by
the Boosters. Caravans to visiting towns, assistance in campaigning for the acquisition of a baseball
diamond, and many other activities marked the work of the Bulldog Boosters.
Robert L. Marks, Albany attorney, is president of the Boosters. Other officers are Howard
Rich, vice president: T. C. Bradley, secretary-treasurer; and Karl R. Horton, W. A. Vollstedt,
C. 0. Budlong, Austin Hall, and Carl Ellingsen, directors.
By leading scores of fans in adding zest to the struggles for victory on the gridiron, the court,
and the field, the three 37-38 yell leaders performed their duties with a vigor that brought verbal
support from every spectator.
The squad was composed of Eleanor Martinson, Lloyd McKnight, and Henrietta Stratton. This
was Eleanor’s and Lloyd’s first year as yell leaders, and it was Henrietta’s second. All are juniors.
YELL LEADERS: Martinson, McKnight, Stratton.
ORDER OF ‘‘A”
The Order of A is one of the oldest organizations in A. H. S. To be eligible for membership
one must officially earn a letter “A” in one of the following major sports: football, basketball, base-
ball, and track.
In the fall of 1937 officers were elected. LeRoy “Pappy” Schrock was elected president:
Leland Dragoo, vice president; and Mirvin Stenberg, secretary-treasurer.
The boys who wear A’s are recognized by the students as the police of such occasions as
“loud sock day” and the annual carnival.
Members initiated this year were Thurston Gilchrist, Melvin Olson, Jack Bird, Jack Patapoff,
Lloyd Patapoff, Dick Vierick, Russell Sprague, George Kelty, Pete Fisk, Blevins Lewelling, Henry
Morrison, Emory Stillwell, Kenneth Erb, Keith Ewing, Bruce Smelser, and Clarence Wicks.
SECOND ROW: Schrock, Kelty, Fisk, Olson, Erl), J. Patapoff, Long, Robertson, Wicks, Smelser
FIRST ROW: Stenberg, Sprague, Hamm, Gilchrist, Bird, McReynolds, Anderson, Hulbert, Warner, Morrison
The Rally Committee, under the supervision of Mr. Hudson, is one of the most active organi-
zations in Albany High School. It has charge of all rallies, pep meetings, and pep crowds at games.
With the help of the P.T.A. a Rally Dance was staged once a month this year.
Candy, gum. ice cream, and hot coffee were sold by the members at football games.
The committee consists of three yell leaders and five other active members.
Officers of 1937-38 were Lloyd McKnight, president: Geraldine Tvcer, secretary-treasurer;
other members were Henrietta Stratton. Eleanore Martinson, Alice Merrill, Edith Gilchrist, Fdith
Bailey, and Herbert Byerley.
RALLY COMMITTEE: Martinson, Gilchrist, Bailey, McKnight, Tyeer, Merrill, Stratton
GIRLS’ LETTER CLUB
The Girls’ Letter Club, formerly the Girls’ Athletic Association, had a membership of fifty
The girls who had earned one hundred fifty points or more, made up the Executive Council,
and were entitled to wear sweaters—the official sweaters which are yellow with blue stripes below the
These officers who were elected this year: Ellen Russell, president; Henrietta Stratton, vice
president: Carolyn Burch, secretary-treasurer; Virginia Butts, sergeant-at-arms; Miss Osborne, adviser.
FOURTH ROW : Merrill, Gilchrist, Jefferys, Conn, M.A. Miller. Speer, Stratton Martinson, Stellmaeher, Moench, M.V.
Miller, W'illis. Cox
THIRD ROW: Case. Muriel Forster, Marks, B. Erb, Faulkner, Mudgett, M. Erb, Brandt. J, Miller, Sheler, McCutchan,
SECOND ROW: Evans, McPherren, Eastman, Mab»! Forster. Sliger, H. Burch, Scofield. Street. Eastburn. Dawson. Shaffer
FIRST ROW: Osburne, Kampfer, Butts, Ward. C. Burch, Russell. Hermansen. Grenz, Ehrlich
(75)During: the school year of 1937-38 all girls were required to take physical education. Those
pupils who were physically unable to take the regular gym work were required to rest in the bunks
which were built for that purpose above the gym corridor. Another group who were not capable of
unrestricted activity took part in a limited program of activity: ping pong, jacks, teniquoits, darts,
Each girl took a motor educability test which showed how she ranked in physical ability.
Each period class was divided into a number of squads according to their motor ability score. Each
leader was assigned to a squad to actas captain, check attendance, give tests, and help the instructor
in general. The leaders were under Miss Osborne’s supervision.
The squad leaders met every Friday noon with Miss Osborne. She explained all new mater-
ial on sports and taught new methods of play.
Miss Osborne selected from each class an all-star team in volley-ball, basketball, and baseball.
These teams had tournaments which were held sixth periods. An honorary all-star team was select-
ed from these teams.
An advanced tumbling class was conducted after school for those girls who are particularly
interested in tumbling. There were a few requirements for entrance into the class: to hold a handstand
for ten seconds; to do forward and backward rolls; to mark time with hands in handstand five times.
Girls’ gym classes were held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the year after
the first six weeks of Health. During the first semester on Friday, the sixth period was set aside as
“co-ed day.” The boys and the girls played together in the gym.
Good sportsmanship and capable leaders added a great deal to the enjoyment of the activities.SEPTEMBER
20. Opening: of school
23. Radio club meeting
24. Hillsboro football game—Albany
14, Hillsboro 0
Films shown in auditorium
27. Senior meeting
28. First meeting of Secretarial Club
I University Hi football game—
Albany 34, University Hi 12
5 Hi-Y entertains Seventeen
7 Fire Prevention assembly
Tillamook football game—Albany
6, Tillamook 12
12 Broadcast over K.O.A.C.
15 Salem football game—Albany 0,
16 Northwest Judging contest of
20 March of Civilization assembly
22 Girls’ Federation party
Bend football game—Albany 0,
25 Hi-Y meeting
30 Lebanon football game—Albany
0, Lebanon 0
1-2 Teachers Institute
II Corvallis football game—Albany
13, Corvallis 0
16 Quill and Scroll meeting
17 Amos Martinak leaves for Kan-
18 F.F.A. Initiation
Honor Society Initiation
22 Pearl Young plays theramin
23 Assembly about careful driving
25-26 Thanksgiving vacation
26 McMinnville Hi football game—
Albany 0, McMinnville 19
Girls’ League Conference
3 Hi-Y meeting
4 G. A. A. Play Dav
Hi-Y convention in Eugene
6 Tom Thumb Circus
7 Girls’ Federation Program
8 Kryl Symphony
9 F.F.A. Father, Son Banquet
10 Football letters awarded
Order of “A” initiation
Chemawa basketball game —
Albany 27, Chemawa 39
12 Honor Society program
13 Band members meeting
14 Home Economics initiation
15 Quill and Scroll meeting
16 Math-Science Club meeting
Honor Society meeting
Secretarial Club meeting
17 State Supt. Rex Putnam visits
18 Willamette University basket-
ball game—Albany 21, Willam-
ette U. 34
20 Physics classes shown slides
21 Seventeen meeting
Federation Christmas party
22 Latin Club meeting
Girls’ basketball organized
23 Christmas vacation starts
3 Christmas vacation over
4 University Hi basketball game—
Albany 29, University Hi 23
Sophomores visit power plant
5 Mabel Forster D.A. R. candidate
7 F. F. A. presented program at
Toledo basketball game—Albany
36. Toledo 19
8 F.F.A. parliamentary procedure
Senior sweaters arrive
11 Student council meeting
Sweet Home basketball game—
Albany-44, Sweet Home-18
12 Commercial Club meeting
13 Hi-Y Father, Son Banquet
18 Corvallis basketball game— Al-
19 Quill and Scroll meeting
20 Honor Society meeting
21 University Hi basketball game—
Albany 29, University Hi 37
Girls’ Federation meeting
26 Classes close
28 Mid-term vacation
Operetta “Rose of the Danube”
31 Spring semester beginsCALEM© AM—Com ifflcgdl
1 McMinnville basketball game—Al-
4 Girls’ Federation assembly
Toledo basketball game—Albany-
5 School of Commerce basketball
game—Albany-39, School o f
7 Quill and Scroll meeting
8 Corvallis basketball game—Al-
9 Commercial Club meeting
11 Lebanon basketball game—Al-
16 Literary Explorers meeting
Rally Committee meeting
16-18 Queen vote—Virginia Hooker
17 Quill and Scroll Banquet—Rex
F.F.A. basketball game at Salem
24 Band concert
2 Lebanon basketball game—Al-
Mr. Charles Walker spoke at
4 Lebanon basketball game—Al-
7 Quill and Scroll meeting
University Hi basketball game—
Albany-23, University Hi-38
8 Junior Play, “Don’t Ever Grow
Band attends district games in
Eugene basketball game—Albany-
9 Hi-Y-Seventeen skating party
Junior play given for assembly
10 Literary Explorers program
12 Home Economics conference at
14 Assembly-Brown and Meneley
15 Honor Society show
17 Seventeen meeting
24 Honor Society banquet
30 Sophomore skating party
31 Quill and Scroll play, “Aunt
Cindy Cleans Up”
1-3 Older Girls’ Conference
8 Girls’ Federation Assembly
9 Band Contest at Eugene
11 F.F.A. skating party
12 Quill and Scroll meeting
14 Literary Explorers meeting
Senior meeting with Dr. Poling
21 Puppet Show
25-28 F.F.A. State Convention
Loud Sock Day
Student Body Election
Corvallis-Albany track meet
10 F.F.A.-Home Ec. party
13 Hi-Y Assembly
18 Mississippi singers assembly
20 Senior vacation and final exams
23 Schmitt Prize examination
26 Senior plav, “Jane Eyre”
29 Baccalaureate—Rev. Halbig
80Bob Anderson . . Working
Florence Bale . Beauty College
Tom Bibb . . Albany College
Dick Blakely . Chair Factory
Frank Blanchard . At home
Jean Bland . Albany College
Mrs. Irvin Grenz
Eldon Bragg . . . P.G.
Ruth Brandeberry . . O.S.C.
Meri Dee Brown, Hodge’s Garage
Richard Carter, Living in Sweet Home
Jack Cheeseman Express agency
at Cottage Grove
Helen Coates, Beauty School at Salem
Richard Coates . Working at
Willis Cole, Working in Chair Factory
Myrtle Compton . . At home
Janet Coultard, U.S. re-employment
Marjorie Cox . Oregon Normal
Saylor Dawson . Albany College
Laura Jean Dehm . . At home
Fredrick Dickhous . At home
Burdette Dunnington . Nurses’
Lyle Eastlund . Albany College
Marty Edwards . Albany College
Mildred Edwards . . Married
Francis Eddy . Albany College
Ardella Fulk . Nurses’ Training,
Bonita Fessler . . Mrs. Ray Britt
Helen Feuerstein . . Hillsboro
Katherine Foster, Working in Salem
Esther Gingrich, Working in Portland
Eddie Gipson . Burgoyne Motor Co.
Lloyd Gourley . Working at home
Merle Groat . . Albany Dairy
Lucille Hand . . . P.G.
Royal Henshaw . . At home
Unes Hermansen . . Working
Victor Hickman . At Door Co.
Eunice Higbee . S. P. College
Carl Hoefer . . At home
Ellen Houser . Emanuel Hospital
Bob Howard . . . Navy
Jimmie Howard . Albany College
David Howells . . Working
Clen.ence Hubler . At Home
Paula Hunter . Albany College
Donald Jeffries . O.S.C.
Edward Jenks . . . P.G.
Melvin Jenks . . . P.G.
Joe Kelty . . . Working
George Kenagy . Albany College
Mrs. Frank Gates
Mary Louise Lochner . Died May 1.
Ruth Looney . . . O.S.C.
Helen Lund . Mrs. Harvey Cotter
Willard Mallow . . At home
Elizabeth Martin . . At home
Kathryn Matson . . Working
Frank Merrill . Albany College
Virginia Miller, Working in Corvallis
Agnes Mishler . . Beautitian
Bill Morgan . . . O.S.C.
Evelyn Motley, Working at Red Top
Doris Murphy ‘ . . U. of 0.
Kenneth Murphy . . At home
Ruth McCleary . . At home
Tom McCellan . Albany College
Iris McLaren . Albany College
Evelyn McTimmonds, Telephone Co.
Roberta Nordyke . Working
Gene Ochse . La Grande Normal
Leona Olsen . . .At home
Gail Oglesbee . . Working
Nadine Gee Oglesbee . Married
Marjorie Peebler . . At home
Leonard Pugh . . At home
Bettie Jane Quigley . U. of 0.
Bill Ralston . . U. of 0.
Lawrence Rawie . . At home
Velma Redifer . . Married
John Riley . Working for railroad
Laura Belle Reynolds, Mrs. Bill Fritch
Harriet Richards . . At home
Maria Ridders . . O.S.C.
Jimmy Robertson . Willamette
Ralph Romaine . . At home
Bob Russell ... At home
June Safley Living in Sweet Home
Ray Schmidt . Working at home
Raymond Schrock Working at home
Charles Sitton . Albany College
Walter Smith . . . O.S.C.
Willard Southworth Lee’s Bakery
Mildred Steckley . . At home
MargeneStewart Albany College
Ralph Stew art Married, living at
Dorothy Strait . . Working
Lucene 1 hon.pson . . Working
Blair Warner . . . O.S.C.
Arlene Watson . Granada Theater
Willard Watson . Chair factoryProcessional—“Marche Pontificale” Gounod
A.H.S. Orchestra, Directed by Mr. L. Luper
Invocation .. .. .. .. . Mr. R. A. Buchanan
Trumpet Duet—“Ida and Dottie” Losey
Kenton Bradley and Tom McClellan
Harriet Richards, accompanist
Oration—“Horace Mann, Ideas and Ideals” Mildred Steckley
Solo—"At the Bend in the River” Barbara Tripp
Commencement Address Dr. D.V. Poling
Field Representative State Board of Higher Education
Presentation of Scholarships Schmitt Prize
Jack Southworth. Betty Jane Quigley
A.H.S. Commercial Club Prize Helen Feuerstein, Ruth Looney
Business Professional Women’s Club Prize Mary Truelove
Special Prize Berna Underwood
Mr. A. G. Senders’ English Prizes Tom Bibb, Mildred Steckley
A.H.S. Scholarship Prize Kathryn Matson
A.H.S. Activities Prize Kenton Bradley
A.H.S. Athletics Prize - Jimmy Kobertson
Chapter '0 P.E.O. .. Kathryn Matson
University Women’s Prize Doris Murphy
W.C. l.U. Essay Contest Helen Feuerstein, Leona Olsen
Girls Athletic Awards—Margaret Kizer, Myrtle Compton, Genevieve Brad-
shaw, Arlene Watson
American Legion Plaque
Honor Scholarships: University of Oregon
Oregon State College
Presentation of Class of 1937
Presentation of Diplomas
Betty Jane Quigley
Principal E. A. Hudson
Mr. A. G. Senders
Chairman of Board of Education
Words by June Safley
A. H. S. Orchestra
Mr. R. A. Buchanan
This year our A.H.S. Whirlwind Annual was printed in our own printshop. A new press was
installed in April, and with the help of Mr. Harry S. Hill of Portland, from whom the press was pur-
chased, the first form was run off on Thursday, April 28. Everyone in the printshop, even Mr.
C. M. Grigsby, our printer-adviser, was inexperienced in the mechanics of the large cylinder press:
but after we were started, everything ran smoothly—well, fairly smoothly, considering the inexpert-
ness of the printers. There was so much to be done: copy written and checked: type set; forms made;
proofs taken, read, and corrected; and the final printing of each form of four pages. It was thrilling
to see the pages roll off the press—one by one—slowly making up our yearbook.
Many new ideas were incorporated in this yearbook: the bleeding of the cuts—that is, the doing
away with the margins around the cuts: the lithographed division pages; the new style of cover—all
are new to the Whirlwind Annual. With these innovat ons we have hoped to make this yearbook one of
the best ever published by Albany Hi. It is as different, modern, and streamlined as we have been
able to make it with our limited facilities and experience. We have tried, however, to make simplic-
ity the keynote of the annual.
There are always a few students who are willing to work on a heavy job like this, giving up
outside social activities—and there were a few such workers in our printshop. These students deserve
special recognition for their service: Muriel Forster and Wendell Gronso, sophomores in journalism,
w'ho probably set more type than any other two people in the printshop: Jean Dunn, who worked
nights and even on Saturdays, and Esther Conner, juniors; Clarence Burck, w'ho helped Mr. Grigsby
make up the pages: and Erros Penland. the only person who had the ability to feed the press accur-
ately, both seniors. To these workers the editor wishes to express her sincere gratitude. Thanks is
also due to Henrietta Stratton, who wrote the “In Memoriam:’’ to Mr. Bennett, our superintendent,
who w-rotethe article about the school board; and to Miss Chase, the manuscript adviser, who read the
Only those who have worked in the printshop could appreciate the amount of work that has
to be done to publish a yearbook of this type. Names w'ere checked and rechecked, and proof was
read many times. In spite of these precautions several errors have been made, but we hope that they
have been very few.
In view' of the inexperience of our mechanical force, we are very proud of our accomplish-
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