Amana High School - Bugle Yearbook (Amana, IA)

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'53"54 Calendar August School begins January g September 9 PTA Meeting 13 lb Junior Rings Come lb-15 18 Joe Maundere Shows 29 levies 19 Baseball Sectional 30 Tournament Game October 1-5 World Series on Tele- February l vision at AHS 3 PTA Bake Sale at 2 Newmans L Y-Teen Carnival 6 No School, Tri-County Meeting at Tipton 5 7 Amana Teachers' Picnic 9 Bill Nelson speaks 12 10 High School Trip to 22 Prairie du Chien 2b 23 Senior Class Pictures taken at Lasswells 26 History Class sees 'Martin Luther' 2b Y-Teen Conference at Clinton March 5 27 Father-Daughter Banquet 28 Dr. Bryan speaks 8 30 Halloween Party ig 2h November 3 Aus ana Junior sign 26 attend Trial at Marengo 30 Senior Play 5-6 No School, ISEA Con- vention in Des Moines 10 Marjorie Norrgard speaks APT11 2 Y-Teen Roller Skating Party 12 PTA Meeting 19 School Board Banquet 26-27 Thanksgiving Vacation 12 December A Student Council Feature lk Film Senior Dinner 15 7 Speech and Hearing Clinic in Merengo 17 8 Y-Teen Roller Skating 30 Party 11 Intermediate Grades give operetta 12 Faculty Christmas Party May 2 in Cedar Rapids 17 Y-Teen Mother-Daughter 6 Christmas Party 12 18 High School and Junior 1 High Christmas. Party 21 19 Christmas Vacation Begins 22 AHS Christmas Cerrolling X School Resumes Y-Teen Roller Skating Party PTA Meeting Semester Tests Amana Grades moved to New School South Grades moved to New School Official Opening of New School Lasswells takes Group Pictures Y-Teen Roller Skating Party Paul Schmidt shows Slides Dick Cheverton speaks Junior-Senior Banquet Belle Plains Band presents Concert Y-Teen Sock Hop in Gym Student Council Film Program School Board Election PTA Meeting Junior Play Y-Teen Sock Hop Student Council Feature Film Y-Teen Roller Skating Party National Honor Society Program Minneapolis Symphony Concert at Cedar Ravi' PTA Meeting Women's Council Party for Y-Teens Y-Teen Easter Egg Hunt Jim Msagnan shows World Series Movies Y-Teen Bake Sale Seniors Leave for Chicago Seniors return from Chicago Mother-Daughter Bancuet Junior-Senior Banquet Baccalaureate Services Commencement H- ax L. L tm. I.-'L 5 -- I 1' I' , 'B 3 X Board of Education e i 1. to r.--Mr. Rudolph Blechschmidt, president, East, Mr. Walter Wendler, Highg Mr. Rudolph Leichsenring Westg Dr. H. G. Moershel, Homestead, Mr. Herman Shoup, gouth Amana, Dr. Louis Unglenk, Amana After Dr. Moershe1's resignation in December the board chose Mr. Martin Dickel to replace him. However, his pic- ture was not available. Absent when the picture was taken--Mr. George Foersgner f Mrs. Carl Moershel er V Homestead Secretary Mr. George Foerstner Mr. Peter Stuck, Amana Middle Treasurer Faculty Bottom row, l. to r.--Miss Ferne Halverson, Mrs.Mildred Franey, Miss Marie Zimmerman,Supt. Charles L. Selzer, Mrs. Augusta Disterhoft,Mrs. Henrietta Ruff,Mrs. Bonnie Staples Second row--Mr. Donald Elick, Mrs. Edna Randall, Mr. William Setzer, Mr. Elden Moon, Mrs. Clara Hall, Mr. William Heinze Mr. Delbert Jebousek Absent at the time the picture WHS taken--Mrs. Joan Skipton, music teacher during the first semester. Mr. Edck taught this subject during the second semester. At the first meeting of the current school year, Mrs. Franey was elected president of the Amana teachers' organization and Mr. Jebousek secretary. Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Ruff represented the local teachers' group in the Iowa Coun- ty Council. Mrs. Hall was also one of the two county teachers who attended the delegate assembly in Des Moines in February. The Amana teachers held regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month usually after school. In October they enjoyed a picnic followed by a business meeting at the Stone Dam near Homestead. On December 12 the faculty held their annual Christmas party. Husbands and wives were guests. After a turkey dinner at the Roosevelt Hotel in Cedar Rapids, they adjourned to the home of Mrs. Franey for a grab-bag gift exchange and cards and other entertainment. Twice during the year school was dismissed to allow the Amana School faculty to attend teachers' meetings. The Tri-County Convention was held at the high school in-Tipton and featured as its speaker Dr. Paul Kelso of Iowa State Teachers College. The other meeting was the State Teachers' Convention in Des Moines on November 5 and 6. Here the teachers met at the KRNT Theater, hotels, and schools for lectures and also saw exhibitions at the State Fair Grounds. The grade teachers also attended a teachers' workshop at the Univer- sity Elementary School at Iowa City. The PTA invited the teachers to a dinner which took place in the AHS Auditorium on November 12. Group singing and a short PTA business meeting preceeded the program which featured Mr. Moon as emcee. Mrs. Skipton, accom- panied by Carol Ann Zuber, began the evening's entertainment with a song, 'Give Thanks and Sing.W Following this several teachers gave short talks aumm American Education Week, which was being observed at the time. --Delores Ramsey Elementary School The construction of the Amana Elementary School at the lake side addition of Middle was officially begun on July 8 1953. At this time the board mem- bers contractors and a small gathering of visitors were present to watch Mr. Rudolph Blechschmldt, president of the school board, and nr. H. c. Moershel perform the ground-breaking by spading the first shovelso dirt. On February 1, seven months after work was begun, the building was opened by Hr. Blechschmidt at a brief ceremony in the gymnasium. Here all invited guests, teachers, and Amana Township School students had assembled foriie occasion. Dr. Moershel president or DDB Amana Church Society gave the invoca- tion which was followed by the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Superintend- ent Selzer also introduced the various individuals who had planned and helped in the construction of the school. The 'L' shaped building on highway 220 is brick with Waylite interiors-- 30,000 bricks were used and 26,300 Waylite blocks. It consists of seven class rooms and rooms for storage, the furnace, and a kitchen, aside from the gym and shower rooms. No basement was provided for the school, but a tunnel around and under the structure takes care of plumbing facilities. All the floors except the gymnasiu are made of concrete, and the -finish work is all oak. Some of the attractions that help to form a cheerful atmosphere for the teachers and younger pupils attending school here are the many pleasantcomb- inations of colors in the big rooms and halls, large, numerous windows with venetian blindsg new green chalk boardsg and modern room conditioning systems which provide proper ventilation. The number of students at the school is l6l., 89 of whom are girls, 75, boys. Grades taught here range from kindergarten through sixth. Contractors who took charge of the construction were Mr. David Toenjes, architect from Waterloog Gethman Construction Company, Gladbrookg Boyd and Runmelhardt Heating Co. Iowa Cityg Young Plumbing Co., Waterloog Olson Elec-- trlc Co. Harengog Model Paint and Wallpaper Con Cedar Rapidsg Homestead Deco- ratinga iarshalltown. Various other businesses took charge of other details. addition, the school appreciated the contributions of various local businesses and organizations. These helped to bring about the completion of the building's facilities. w 5 .axjgx r :H Da dll E' E o 9 i C C B.:-:o B -CIO ll EE OGNI FAVORITE t CRAZY ITION PET E! RESSIOI AHJUT If PEEVE Size 13 D' Ya' The 0011151113 To make his Stuck-up Lester Davis sham like that? Reserves J connections first million people 50111101115 Torch Pauline Fink A h, Roger Mod 1 'K' Ilirting singer Milk Y Roger Gaddis hair Wa 7 Pauline U.S. History Ambassador Gossip Sausage and Driving a Chief cook at- Om' one esser Glasses, Ietz gall Crackers 'Studie' Colony Inn car Driving a Marriage Women Rodney Ochs Dimples -a-t1 Fairfax Harley Counselor CY01 1-SW Late Wrestling Florence Oehl entranne' Oh, heck! Tiny Being slow Promoter Cats Roller- Missing Second Harvey Oehler Laugh Iup skating school Liberace Studying Delores ey Fidgetiness Cut it out! I+-H Club spering Dai aid Show-offs Driving e ' Raymond Rotter Hair oil 7 Pin-ups tractor Milkman Hxtte Parisian D11 bist Ballet COWb0y Patricia 36lZ8I' hairdo Ver' 0111-2 Going out Making eyes Instructor music ss Writing long Editor of Getting Gladys Shoup le Oh-h-hl Cheese papers ,the B ETIN mornin Going to Cattle Classi Joan Stumpff Fi e Come on! Truckers' Clerking Rancher g music 011, W Take a trip Jackie Zuber Lankiness Hchin' back! Rad os Fixing junk to the Moon Spinach Senior Class LESTER DAVIS FLORENCE OEHL RAYMOND ROTTER GLADYS SHOUP JOAN STUMPFF RODNEY OCI-IS , i I I I ROGER GADDIS ARLENE GRAESSER PATRICIA SELZER I HARVEY OEHLEB DELORES RAMSEY PAULINE FINK JACKIE ZUBER Senior History It all began in l9h2 when this year's graduating class started first grade at the Home- stead and Middle Schools. Since no kindergarten had been organized. the six original class members started their schooling a year later. The first graders in Homestead, Roger Gaddis, Florence Oehl, Gladys Shoup, and Jackie Zuber, were taught by M ss Roberta Elder. Later in the year these four were transferred to Middle and Joined their other two classmates Arlene Graesser and Joan Stumpff. here they were taught by Miss Muriel Wood. An important event at Homestead that year was a weiner roast in the fall. The dry leaves in the school yard were raked in a pile and set aflame. Soon afterwards hungry appet- ites were curbed with hot dogs. Second grade found Amana and East class members attending school at Homestead, and third and fourth grade at Middle. At this time they were taught by Miss Wood, Miss Marie Zimmerman, and Mr. William Heinze. During this time thestu- dents from South, High, and West wmm to the South Amana School, where they ere Joined in second grade by Harvey Oehler. Their instructors were Mrs. Morris Miller, second grade, Miss Marie, Zimmerman, Mrs. Wilkinson, third gradeg and Mary Jo McCune, fourth grade. The entire class including a new member, Patricia Selzer, went to school at Middle during their fifth grade Year. Most of their classes at that time were taught by Mr. Heinze. But the thrill came at the time of day when they had classes on the high school side of the building by Mrs. Henrietta Moershel Ruff and Mrs. Marabelle Eye. The most important activity ofthe sixth grade year was the presentation of the operetta,'Hansel and Gretel.' None of the students at the Amana School in 191.7-1.8 will ever forget img l ,ZLQQLQ-Aiil'-M-4 the practices of songs and dances the colorful candy house, the huge gingerbread men, and other fascina- ting costumes. Another pleasant sixth grade remembrance was theflute chorus directedby Mrs.Jerelyn Beck, who taught that year along with Miss Marie Zimmerman and Mr. Heinze. Junior high was a big step v an by the class of '5L. Mrs. Mildred Franey and Mrs. Emma Zimmerman had charge of themineeventh grade, along with Miss Evelyn Rouner in eighth grade. Three mu members were added to the class at this time--Lester Davh Rodney Ochs, and Raymond Rotter. To top off thejunior high experk ences a picnic tookplace at Lake Mc- Bride. Boat-riding, fishing, sun- tanning, and eating were the features of this happy day. At the beginning of their high school years many new adjustments had to be made to class meetingss and spon- sors,new class rooms, more teachers etc. Freshman instructors included Mn Elden Moon, Mr. Delbert Jebousek, Mrs. Henrietta Kolb Lastuvka, Mrs. Ruff, and Mrs. Emma Denham. Also- at the beginning of this year Dolores Ramsey joined the freshman class. The faculty during their sophomore year remained the same except for Mrs Bonnie Vander Linden Staples who took the place of Mrs. Denham. Finally in theeleventh grade came two events which the class had long anticipated, the junior play and the junior-senior banquet. Both took many hours of practice and planning. New teachers during the last two years were Mrs. Beck, Mrs. Joan Skip- ton, and Mr. Donald Elick for music instructors. Mre.Rose Wendler taught commercial subjects in 1952-53, but Mr. Jebousek resumed this teaching position during their senior year. The beginning of their last year of school brought the last member to join the class, Pauline Fink. Various occurences played major roles during this year of school. Among them was the Chicago trip, calaureate services the senior play and the junior-senior banquet. B tperhaps the most important event of all for these 13 seniors is May ZL commencement which will bring to a close their days in the Amana Sdxnls Senior Activities SENIOR SUMMARY The class of 1954 consists of thirteen members, sev- en girls and six boys. They are Pauline Fink, Arlene Graesser, Florence Oehl, Delores Ramsey, Patricia Selzer, Gladys Shoup, Joan Stumpff, Lester Davis, Roger Gaddis, Rodney Ochs, Harvey Oehler, Raymond Rotter, and Jackie Zuber. , These students chose blue and gold for their class colors, and they will make use of these colors at com- mencement when they will wear navy caps and gowns. The caps will be adorned with gold and blue tassels. For their motto the class chose "Out of the harbor, into deep channels," and their flower is the gardenia. All of the girls were Y-Teens, and Florence Oehl, Patricia Selzer, Delores Ramsey, Arlene Graesser, Pauline Fink, Joan Stumpff, Roger Gaddis, and Har- vey Oehler were members of the glee club. During the year five seniors took cooperative edu- cation outside of school. Arlene Graesser was em- ployed part time at the Main Office, Lester Davis, at the Amana Society Bakery, Rodney Ochs and Harvey Oehler, at the West Farm Department: and Raymond Rotter, at the Middle Farm Department. Raymond Rotter and Roger Gaddis were out for baseball. Lester Davis, Rsoger Gaddis, Pauline Fink, Delores Ramsey, and Joan Stumpff, were the members of the class out for basketball. ' Class officers for their senior year were Lester Davis, presidentg Jackie Zuber, vice president: Flor- ence Oehl, secretary-treasurerg and Harvey Oehler, student council representative. An important day for these students was October 23. On that day they went to Lasswell Studio in Cedar Rapids to have their pictures taken. -Florence Oehl SENIOR TRIP TO CHICAGO The 13 members of the senior class, and Mr. Selzer spent the weekend of April 29 to May 2 in Chicago. They left on the Rock Island Railroad from Iowa City late 'Thursday afternoon and returned by the same route Sunday evening. As in former years Amana Refrigeration, Inc. paid the hotel bill at the Conrad Hilton and several other expenses for all members of the class and chaperones. Some of the high points of the trip were a dinner and ice show in the Boulevard Room at the Conrad Hilton, a Grayline Tour of a part of the city, and see- ing the Cinerama Producti-on at the Palace Theater. The group also visited the Board of Trade Build- ing, the Merchandise Mart, the Art Institute, the Shedd Acquarium, the Planetarium, the Museum of Science and Industry, and saw a production of a tel- evision show. -Florence Oehl SENIOR CLASS DINNER The seni-or class and Mrs. Ruff, their sponsor, were treated to a dinner in the home ec. room on the even- ing of December 4. It was prepared by the senior home ec. class, under the supervision of Mrs. Bonnie Staples. The home ec. girls chose Christmas as their theme. A miniature snow-covered Christmas tree in the cen- ter of the long table and two Christmas candles pro- vided the proper holiday atmosphere. On the menu for the evening were tomato juice, apple salad, french fried chicken, home made hot rolls, mashed potatoes, lima beans, candied sweet potatoes, peach sundaes made with nome-made ice cream, cookies, and milk for coffee. Most of the foods served had been previously frozen by the home ec. girls in their unit on freezing. After dinner the entire class helped with the dishes. -Florence Oehl NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY AWARDS Membership in the Ebenezer Chapter of the Na- tional Honor Society was awarded to three seniors at an assembly program on April 3. The students were Gladys Shoup, Florence Oehl, and Jackie Zuber. Mr. Marvin Bendforf, president of the AYMB, who sponsors the chapter, made the presentations which were given for a probationary period. The awards were made final at an assembly program in May. Mr. Selzer gave a brief welcome and then intro- duced the main speaker of the afternoon, Dr. John Haefner, head of social studies at University High Sch-ool in Iowa City. He talked on the four attributes required of honor society members. They are charac- ter, scholarship, leadership, and service. Also at the program were four alumni members of the society. They were Jo Ann Foerstner and Janet Wendler, who are attending Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, Jim Graichen, attending Coe Collegeg and Lorraine Leichsenring, at the Univer- sity of Iowa. These students gave short talks dealing with their experiences in college. - -Pauline Fink .COMMENCEMENT Commencement exercises for the senior class took place atthe high school auditorium on May 21, 8:00 p.m. The processional was played by Mr. Don Elick, and the invocation was given by Elder Rudolph Pitz. The salutatory speech by Florence Oehl followed. The girls' sextette, consisting of Doris Dickel, Pat Gaddis, Dolores Hess, Rosalie Trumpold, Carol Ann Zuber, and Mary Ainn Zuber, sang "Peace In Our Time, O Lord." The main speaker for the evening was Dr. Ray Bryan, head of the Department of Vocational Educa- tion at Iowa State College. His commencement ad- dress dealt with "The Road Ahead." Supt. Charles L. Selzer introduced the class of '54, and Mr. R. C. Blechschmidt, President of the Amana Board of Education, presented the diplomas to the seniors. "The Lord's Prayer" was then sung by Florence Oehl, after which Gladys Shoup, valedictorian of the class, delivered her speech. Elenediction by Elder Rudolph Pitz closed the ex- ercises. -Florence Oehl BACCALAU-REATE SERVICES Baccalaureate services for the class of 1954 were conducted at the Amana Church on May 16 at 7:00 p.m. The English sermon was given by Elder H. G. Moershel, and the German one by Elder Peter Stuck. The congregation sang several German hymns, and the AYMB Chorus also sang two selections. -Florence Oehl SENIOR BREAKFAST Eight -o'clock in the morning on September 21 found most of the seniors assembled in the home ec. room, vsihere breakfast was prepared by three boys in the c ass. 'The menu at this informal affair consisted of gener- ous amounts of bacon, eggs prepared to suit each in- ditiidual taste, orange juice, toast and jelly, coffee or mi lr. Chefs were Lester Davis, Roger Gaddis, and Ray- mond Rotter. Afterwards everyone helped with the dishes. -Florence Oehl SIGNIFICANT FACTS 1. This was the first senior class to use the new gymnasium. 2. They were the first students to elect the same person class persident for three consecutive years. 3. It was the first graduating class to claim a student from a foreign country. 4. The class is the first to have a Logravure type cover on the BUGLE. 5. They were first to receive their class rings on the second day of school in their junior year. 6. This was the first class to present an operetta while elementary students. 7. These students make up the smallest class to grad- uate from AHS since 1940. 8. It was the third class to spend a weekend in Chicago. 9. All the Amanas are represented. 10. With the Class of 1953 they bought a canvas for the stage. 11. The class presented their senior play on a Tuesday night instead of the traditional Friday night. 12. These students constructed a recreation room in the junior high basement during their eighth grade year. 13. No kindergarten was offered to this class. 1954 BUGLE STAFF Editor ............................................................ Gladys Shoup Advertising ............ L ................... .... L ester Davis, Harvey Oehler, Jackie Zuber Senior News .................... Florence Oehl, Rodney Ochs Y-Teens .............................. Joan Stumpff, Pauline Fink Music and Dramatics ............................ Arlene Graesser Faculty ...................................................... Delores Ramsey Sports .......................... Roger Gaddis, Raymond Rotter Jimior High and Grade News ................ Patricia Selzer Sponsor ................................,....... Mrs. Henrietta M. Ruff ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The senior Class wishes to express its appreciation to the following persons who donated pictures for use in the 1954 BUGLE: Lasswell Studios who took the class pictures and the photograph ofALakeside School. Mr. Clifford Trumpold who took the snapshots of the basketball players. Lester Davis, Rosalie Eichacker, Arlene Graesser, Dolaores Hess, Delores Ramsey, Gladys Shoup, and Carol Ann Zuber whose snapshots appear on the photo page. Special gratitude is extended to Mrs. Henrietta Ruff, BUGLE sponsor, for the time and effort she has given to make this project possible. 1 wa Junior Class Bottom row 1. to r.--Joan Shoup, Judy Phillips, Shirley garville, Pat Gaddis, Doris Dickel, Hazel Hoppe, Helen - ontag Second row--Helen Smith George Ruedy, Bill Van Haecke, Irwin Votroubek, Harlan Geiger, Janet Hollrah, Sandra Hollrah Third row--Dale Metz, Levi Williams, Harvey Jeck, Dick Foerstner, Dean Berger, John Shoup Absent at the time the picture was taken--John Dickel The Junior class consists of ll boys and 10 girls. John Dickel is presi- dent of the classg George Ruedg vice-presidentg Doris Dickel, secretary-treas- urerg and Dick Foerstner, student council representative. Mrs. Staples is class sponsor. The girls in basketball are Shirley Carville, Doris Dickel, Patricia Gaddis Sandra and Janet Hollrah, Hazel Hoppe, Judy Phillips, Helen Smith, and Helen Sontag. The Y-Teen members are Shirley Carville, Doris Dickel,treasurerg gatricia Gaddis, Hazel Hoppe, secretary, Judy Phillips, Joan Shoup, and Helen ontag. Boys in basketball and baseball are John Dickel, Dick Foerstner, Harvey Jeck, George Ruedy, Bill Van Haecke, and Levi Williams. Bill Van Haecke is in the glee club. Two boys are taking cooperative education. They are Dean Berger, who is employed at the Amana Cabinet Shop, and George Ruedy, who works at the Middle Print Shop. In the junior class, eight people write for HI-LITES. They are Shirley Carville, Doris Dickel, Patricia Gaddis, Janet Hollrah, Hazel Hoppe, Judy Phillips, Helen Sontag, and John Dickel. One of the most important activities the juniors planned was the Junior- Senior Banquet, which was held May lb. Another important event was presenting their class play, 'Susie The Siren,' March 18 and 19. Among other things, they planned and prepared the food for the Halloween party, and during the same month had a hayride which took them north of Middle where they had planned to have a weiner roast. However, the weiners were lost along the way. An important occurence during the junior year is the receiving of class rings. The class received theirs in September. --Patricia Gaddis J v 72? E. w Sophomore Class Bottom row, l. to r.--Glenda Agnew, Rose Marie Parson, gogalie Eichacker, Violet Neumann, Elsie Hahn, Mary Ann u er Second row--Richard Wille, Loren Neubauer, Richard Hergert, Wayne Hopp, Jean Bahndorf, Larry Ochs Third row--Annette Seifert Rosalie Trumpold,L0I'I'8i-U9 Votroubek, Joyce Fels, Mable Mouchka, Judy Hinzman The sophomores are the only class in high school in which the girls out- number the boys, 13 to 5. The class officers are Rosalie Trumpold, president and student council representative, Elsie Hahn, vice-president, and Rosalie Eichacker, secretary-treasurer. Sponsor for the class is Mr. Jebousek. Most of the girls in the class belong to Y-Teens. Members are Jean Bahndorfg Rosalie Eichacker, social chairmang Joyce Felsg Elsie Hahn, presi- dent, Judy Hinzmang Mable Mouchkag Rose Marie Parson, Annette Seifert, Rosalie Trumpold, vice-president, Lorraine Votroubekg and Mary Ann Zuber. Many of the sophomores are sports enthusiasts as can be shown by the num- ber out for basketball. They are Glenda Agnew, Rosalie Eichacker, Joyce Fels, Elsie Hahn, Judy Hinzman, Mable Mouchka, Rose Marie Parson, Rosalie Trumpold, Lorraine Votroubek, Richard Hergert, Wayne Hopp, Loren Neubauer, and Larry Ochs. The boys mentioned are on the baseball team, also. Girls taking music are Glenda Agnew, Rosalie Eichacker, Joyce Fels, Elsie Hahn, Mable Mouchka, Violet Neumann, Rose Marie Parson, Annette Seifert, Rosalie Trumpold, Lorraine Votroubek, and Mary Ann Zuber. The boys in the glee club are Wayne Hopp and Loren Neubauer. Several members of the class are also on the HI-LITES staff. They are Glenda Agnew Jean Bahndorf Rosalie Eichacker,Elsie Hahn,and Rosalie Trumpold. A school project de class undertook was decorating the auditorium for the Halloween party. On the evening of October 22 from East to a near-by site where In order to build up a class beginning of the year to donate a have been quite satisfactory. the class accompanied by Mr. Jebousek hiked they had a weiner roast. treasury UBILS boys and girls decided at the dime each week to a class fund. The results --Rosalie Trumpold gigijlx X Q33 1 LIL H i' i l Freshman Class Bottom row, l. to r.--Patsy Koch, Dolores Hess,Patricia Brown, Carol Ann Zuber, Shirley Reihman Second row--Bobby Ackerman, Fred Ruedy, Alan Roemig, Raymond Wetterling Third row--Arnold Baumgartner, JoAnn Gideon, Marilyn Williams, Henry Allen Bendorf Absent at the time'the picture was taken--Tommy Reihman, Charles Hoehnle, Roland Williams The freshman class consists of 16 members. Class officers are Carol Ann Zuber, president and student council representative, Bobby Ackerman, vice- presidentg Shirley Reihman, secretary-treasurer. Their sponsor is Mr. Moon. All the freshmen girls belong to the glee club, and Patricia Brown, JoAnn Gideon, Dolores Hess,Patsy Koch, Shirley Reihman, and Carol Ann Zuber are mem- bers of the I-Teens. Carol Ann is worship chairman and Dolores, newsreporter. Arnold Baumgartner, Fred Ruedy, and Alan Roemig are out for baseball. Arnold Baumgartner, Henry Allen BendorL Fred Ruedy,Alan Roemig, Tommy Reihman, and Roland Williams are out for basketball. Of the girls, Pat Brown, JoAnn Gideon, Dolores Hess, and Carol Ann Zuber are out for basketball. On the HI-LITES staff are Dolores Hess and Carol Ann Zuber. On October 13 the freshmen had a hayride in the High-West vicinity. On December 7 they were one of the three classes in the Amana Tbwnship Schools to go to Marengo to have a speech and hearing test. The day before Halloween was another important one for this class. No initiations took place but the freshmerm were required to come to school drea d up. The girls' unique costumes consisted of boots, overalls stuffed with pil- lows, a sweater, and a flannel shirt. The boys, on the other hand, wore hip boots, swimming trunks, and vests. All of them wore transparent raincoats, carried umbrellas, and had a bell around their neck. Polishing seniors' shoes, and carrying buckets filled with treats for the benefit of other AHS students, were other tasks these boys and girls performed. --Dolores Hess and Carol Ann Zuber I 'E I 1 Sports AHS FALL BASEBALL The AHS fall baseball season was opened on Fri- day, September 4. with a game played at COI1I'0y- Amana took the loss 18-3. The Rockets led during the first inning 3-1 but in the second Conroy scored seven, and in the third inning, 10. Amana failed to score during the rest of the game. G. Ruedy took the loss, and Jeck did the catching. The next game was against Victor and was another loss for Amana, 23-4. Many costly mistakes were made by the Rockets during the game. They made rnne er- rors and hit rather poorly. Gaddis was the losing pitcher. Trumpold was the catcher for Amana. The follnowing game was played with Immaculate Conception of Cedar Rapids, who also broke Amana for a 14-4 victory. The losing pitcher was G. Ruedy with Trumpold handling the chores behind the plate. However, luck was with Amana at the tournament played in Blairstown on September 15. Here the Rockets outslugged Tiffin in a wild game, 26-18. Her- gert led the field by getting three hits, one of which was a home run. Foerstner was the winning pitcher while Trumpold caught. The second round of the tournament was played with Oxford with Amana losing 10-0. The winners scored their 10 runs in the last half of the third in- ning on some good hitting and Amana fielding mis- takes. Gaddis took the loss for the Rnockets with Trumpold catching. Conroy took the next game away from Amana 14- 11 on the home diamond. Trailing 14-5 going into the seventh the Amana boys scored 6 runs before the Con- roy pitcher bore down and struck out the last two hitters. George Ruedy was the losing pitcher. With some heavy hitting Ladfora threw Amana over 20-11 at the former's diamond. During the game Rot- ter got three hits, including a home run, and Foerst- ner got three, including two doubles, to lead the Amana team in hitting. As pitcher Foerstner took the loss for the game. 'Trumpold did the catching. The last game of the season was played at Tiffin on October 2 when Amana won from Tiffin 8-7. It was a game marked by many errors on the part of both teams. Gaddis took credit for the win with Trumpold catching. -Roger Gaddis SPRING BASEBALL The Amana spring baseball season was :opened on April 9 in a game with the Immaculate Conception Greyhounds of Cedar Rapids. The Greyhounds beat Amana 17-0. The battery for the Rockets was Roemig, Dickel, Hergert, and Jeck. Amana took another loss against Ladora, 4-2, in a well-played game. Although Laduora got only one hit, there were errors and walks on the part of the Rockets that enabled Ladora to win. F. Ruedy was the loser. Amana won its first game of the season against Tiffin by a score of 5-2. Tiffin got only twvo hits, Amana, three. The last game played by Amana was at Oxford with the Rockets losing 27-7. This was the first game of the sectional tournament and took place on May 3. -Roger Gaddis AHS JOINS THE PIOWA On January 13 at a meeting at Zuber's Dugout Amana and Chelsea High Schools were voted into the PIOWA Athletic Conference. This league at pre- sent, schedules only basketball games,-and tourna- ments. However, next fall baseball will also be in- eluded. The league is made up of schools from three dif- ferent counties in Iwowa. The schools are Amana, Con- roy, Ladora, Millersburg, Parnell, and Victor from Iowa Coutntyg Chelsea from Tama Countyg and Hart- wick fnom Poweshiek County. All of these have new or almost new gymnasiums. Every year the conference awards several trophies. They consist of a boys' first place trophy, a girls' first place trophy, and a sportsmanship trophy. -Raymond Rotter PHYSICAL EDUCATION Because the Amana Schools now have a gymnasi- um, the junior high and high school curriculum for the first time included physical education courses. All the students that passed a physical examination by their family doctors were required to participate in in the class. The course is offered twice a week, and one-fourth credit a year is given to all high schoolers that take phys. ed. During the fall and before the completion of the gym the activities in this class were softball, archery, and playing various games with the vnolley ball. The boys also participated in f-ootball and calisthenics. These classes took place outside, -on the north side of the high school building. No phys. ed. took place fnom November to February bef-ore the completion of the gym. After February 1 the class was held in the gym. Calisthenies, games with the basketball, and foot races were the activities engaged in here. The boys also enjoyed relay races. -Roger Gaddis and Raymond Blotter BATTING AVERAGES hits B.B. O.A.B. Ave. 0 2 ooo Metz ......... ....... 0 . Roemig ..... ..... 0 4 6 .000 Dickel .......... ........ 1 3 8 .125 Foerstner ........ ...... 1 0 2 25 .400 Jeck .............. ..... 7 8 16 .437 Hergert ........ ...... 1 0 2 27 .370 Hopp ................ .... 3 2 15 .200 Ruedy, Fred ....... ..... 3 1 18 .160 Ruedy, George ...... ..... 1 4 10 .100 Neubauer ........ .... 1 5 9 ,111 Gaddis ............. ........ 3 3 11 .272 Trumpold ........ .. ...... 2 6 15 .133 Rotter .......... ........ 4 8 16 .250 Williams ...... .... 1 3 5 .200 H-oehnle ........... ..... 0 0 0 .000 Baumgartner .............................. 0 0 0 .000 PITCHER'S RECORDS W L Ruedy, Fred ...... ,,,,,,, 0 2 Gaddis ............. ,,,,,, 1 2 Roemig ......... .................. ...... ........... .......... - - Foerstner ..... ......................................... . .................... 1 1 Hergert ..... ................................................................ . 0 1 -Roger Gaddis and Raymond Rotter Basketball The Amana Elementary School and Gymnasium were officially opened February 1, and shortly thereafter the first basketball practice and physical education class took place in the gym. Tuesdays and Thursdays were the days chosen for the girls' practice sessions while the boys met Mon- days and Wednesdays. These hour-long periods took place after school and followed phye. ed. classes which were held in the last period of the day, Mr. Moon is coach and supervises these sessions. During practice the teams engaged in scrimmages and learned to handle the ball, dribble, and shoot baskets. The boys dun set up defenses and learned to determine which offensive type of playing is been Aside from this the fellows practiced the warm-up drill Wnivh 00nSiBtB of throwing the ball at theback- head over the basket., Basketball uniforms have already been purchased for use in the future. They are purple and white, the school colors, and the boys' shorts are adorned with the rocket emblem that represents the Amana teams. Sweat-jackets for the girls, and sweat-pants and warm-up jerseys for the boys were also purchased. A Fairplay scoreboard was also obtained and in- stalled in the gym, in addition to roll-away bleach- ers which are now in use. Freshmen students out for basketball were Pat Brown. Jo Ann Gideon, Dolores Hess, Carol Ann Zuber, Henry Allen Bendorf, Tommy Reihman, Alan Roemig, Fred Ruedy, and Roland Williams. Glenda Agnew, Rosalie Eichaoker, Joyce Fels, Elsie Hahn, Judy Hinzman, Rose Marie Parson, Rosalie Trumpold, Richard Hergert, Wayne Hopp, Larry Ochs, and Loren Neubauer were the sophomores who partici- pated in this sport. The juniors have the largest number of students out for basketball. They are Shirley Carville, Doris Diekel, Pat Gaddis, Janet Hollrah, Sandra Hollrah, Hazel Hoppe, Belen Sm1th,Helen Sontag,Judy Phillips, John Dickel, Dick roerstner, Harvey Jeck, Dale Metz, George Ruedy, Bill Van Haecke, and Levi Williams. Pauline Fink, Joan Stumpff, Delores Ramsey, and Roger Gaddis are the seniors interested in he spmrt. Students on the pictures are top row,l. to r.-- Roger Gaddis and Joan Stumpff. The center-right snapshot shows Bill Van Raecke and Dale letz: and the bottom-right, Roger Gaddis. :xX f :Q X l School Activities AMANA COMMUNITY CARNIVAL Approximately 1,800 attended the Amana Commu- nity Carnival on March 28 at the new .elementary school in Middle. The purpose of the carnival was -to help pay for basketball equipment and other supplies for the school. Different rooms in the school had various booths among which were a fish pond, ring the ducks, chil- dren's rides, basketball throw, a cake-walk, weight guessing, and other contests and games. High school- ers, PTA members, and :other volunteer workers op- erated these booths. Souvenir programs, popcorn, candy, peanuts, ice cheam, hamburgers, hot dogs, coffee, cake, and pie were also on sale during the day. A pnogram, of which Superintendent Charles Selzer was master of cerem-onies, was held at 3 p.m. in the afternoon and another one at 7:30 in the evening. In the afternoon there was a rope jumping exhibition by the junior high girls, the YMB Chorus sang several numbers, and Roberta and Donna Meaghan enter- tained with a number of songs. After this two alumni teams entertained the crowd with a basketball game. The evening program consisted of singing by the high school and junior high girls' choruses, an intermural basketball game by the AHS boys, a basketball ex- hibition by the AHS girls and the presentati-on of a square dance by several high schoolers. . Ain important attraction of the day was the giving away :of a 15-cubic-foot Stor-Mor Door Freezer, do- nated by Amana Refrigeration, Inc. The drawing took place after the evening program. The lucky winner was Mr. George Berger of Norway, Iowa. Many different prizes donated by the Amana busi- ness places were also given away during the day. On the planning committee for the carnival were Mr. Moon, chairmang Mr. Jebousekg Miss Halversong and Miss Zimmerman. These faculty members work- ed in conjunction with community organizations such as the Homestead Welfare Club and the Ladies Aux- iliary, Amana Welfare Association, Middle Common- wealth Club, Amana Young Men's Bureau, Parent- Teachers Association, Amana School Board, Wfomen's Council, Y-Teens, and other faculty members. -Joan Stumpff AMANA STUDENTS RECEIVE BIBLES Dr. L. Sims, past president of the Iowa Gideon So- ciety of Cedar Rapids, visited the Amana Schools on March 18 to give Bibles to the students. He presented the St. James version of the book, which contained the Psalms, Proverbs, and New Testament, to every- one from fourth grade through high school. One large class Bible was handed out for each school room, and each teacher received a "gold" edi- tion, one with gold-etched leaves. The Gideon Society has drives every year for col- lecting money to distribute more of these Bibles- free to schools, hotels, the armed services, and to various other organizations and places. ' -Delores Ramsey AHS ENROLLMENT The total number of students enrolled at AHS dur- ing the 1953-54 school term was 68. Of these pupils 36 were girls and 32, boys. Thirteen students made up the senior class, the smallest in AHS, of whom 7 were girls and 6, boys. The largest class were the juniors who numbered 21 students. Eleven were boys and 10 girls. A total of 18 pupils, 13 girls and 5 boys were sopho- mores. The freshmen numbered 16, of. which 10 were boys and 6 girls. -Jackie Zuber AHS FALL TRIP Pikes Peak at McGregor, Pairie du Chien, Wiscon- sin, and Dubuque were the destinations of the AHS fall trip. The excursion took place on Saturday, Oc- tober 10, with two school busses driven by Mr. Ralph Moessner and Lester Davis. U l The group left Amana at 6:30 a.m. Their first stop was at Manchester, where they had breakfast and saw the glass schoolhouse. This construction is the first of its kind to be erected in Iowa and is built pri- marily of glass blocks. Ome of the most interesting parts of the trip was visiting the Villa Louis in Parie du Chien. This is one of the most famous historic homes in Wisconsin, built by Colonel Hercules Dousman in 1843. ' The tourists saw many beautiful views of the Mis- sissippi during the day from state parks located on high cliffs overlooking the great river. After a visit to the Grotto in Dickeyville, Wiscon- sin, the students went to Dubuque and saw the Old Shot Tower of 1855. Here, also they rode in the 4th Street Elevator' to the top of a 300-foot bluff. On a platform at the top -of this cliff they got a night view of the Mississippi and Dubuque. The rest of the even- ing until 10:00 p.m. the travelers were free to go to dinner and see a movie. Before they got back to Amana, a quick after-mid- night snack was enjoyed at Twin Towers in Cedar Rapids. -Florence Oehl NEW SCHOOL LS OPENED The new Amana Lakeside School was officially opened by Mr. Rudolph Blechschmidt, president of the school board, in a ceremony on February 1. The invited guests, teachers, and Amana School Township pupils were assembled in the gymnasium for the oc- casion. Dr. H. G. Moershel, president of the Amana Church Board, gave the invocation. This was followed by the Pledge to the Flag led by the students. - Superintendent Charles Selzer intnoduced some of the individuals who were present and had helped in the planning and construction of the building. After the ceremony coffee and doughnuts were served to the guests by members of the PTA, and tours of the school were taken. ' ' -Arlene Graesser SCHOOL BOARD BANQUET ' The annual Amana School Board Banquet was held in the home economics room on the evening of No- vember 19. I The following school board members and guests were present: Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Blechschmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Leichsenring, Dr. and Mrs. H. G. Moershel, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Shoup, Supt. and Mrs. Charles Selzer, Mr. Peter Stuck, Dr. and Mrs. Louis Unglenk and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wendler. A horn of plenty was the centerpiece.'The menu consisted of fruit cocktail, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, candied carrots, creamed cauliflower, tossed salad, rolls, coffee, cookies and home-made ice cream with chocolate sauce. ' The dinner was prepared by the five senior home ec. girls "under the direction of Mrs. Bonnie Staples, home economics instructor. The girls are Pauline Fink, Arlene Graesser, Delores Ramsey, Patricia Selzer and Joan Stumpff. ' -Arlene Graesser School. Activities AHS STUDENT COUNCIL This year's AHS Student Council, as in past years, was composed of six members. They were? seniors, Lester Davis, presidentg Harvey Oehler, v1ce-pres1- ni rs John Dickel and Dick Foerstner so h dent: Ju o , 5 D ' -omore, Rosalie Trumpold, secretary-treasurer, fresh- man, Carol Ann Zuber, amd Mr. Delbert Jebousek, advisor. At the beginning of the year the council de- cided bo meet every Tuesday noon. The main function of the organization was to pro- vide entertainment for the students and to help iron out small difficulties that arose in the student body. Some -of the assembly programs this group provided included various movies and the feature films, "Cap- tain Kidd's Return" and "The Sands of Iwo Jima." At another occasion Mr. Bill Nelson from Iowa State College gave a talk -on fire prevention while later in the school year the council asked Mr. Dick Cheverton from WMT Radio and TV to speak. His subject dealt with the dangers of censorship. On February 5 Mr. Paul Schmidt of Amana showed slides that he had taken while in Korea and Hawaii. Another student council arrangement brought Dr. Ray Bryan from ISC to AI-LS. He gave an interesting talk on "Choosing your Life's Work." 'The first program in the new gym was a band con- cert presented by the Belle Plaine High School Band -on February 24. The group was also fin charge of it. During a week in March the student council spon- sored a crusade drive for clothes. The articles collect- ed went to needy children here and abroad. I --Lester Davis PAREXNT-TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Amana PTA officers for the '53-54 school term were Mrs. Herb Zuber, president, Mrs. Walter Sei- fert, first vice-president: Mrs. Frank Parvin, second vice-presidentg Mrs. Lester Taylor, secretaryg Mrs. Arthur Selzer, treasurer, Mrs. Elmer Dittrich, mem- bership and publicity chairman, and Mr. Henry Stumpff, pnogram chairman. A The first meeting this cabinet presided over took place on September 9. It was then that the organiza- tion added an amendment to the constitution chang- ing the meeting dates from once 'a month to the sec- ond Wednesday every other month. All of the meet- ings are held in the high school. A food sale at Newman's in Cedar Rapids on Oc- tober 3 was the biggest money raising project this organization had during the year. They netted S140 after selling the cakes, cookies, and canned goods do- nated by the Amana people. On November 12 the PTA sponsored a free dinner for the Amana teachers and their guests while the other members paid a dollar a plate. A business meet- ing amd program followed the dinner. Part of the program featured short talks about American Educa- tion Week which was being observed at the time. The first meeting of 1954 was held January 13. Mr. Stumpff divided the people present into smaller groups each with similar ' problems dealing with teacher-child relationship. A teacher was assigned to each different group.- A program open to the public was featured in March. Dr. George W. Bedell, Dr. John Wild, and Dr. John W. Eckstein were present at that time and gave talks on rheumatic fever to the group. All of the men who spoke were from Iowa City. The final meeting of the year was held in May when officers for the next school year were elected. -Patricia Selzer ' AMAN A 'HI-LITES I ' The AI-IS paper, AMANA HI-LITES, is a monthly publication during the school year featuring school news. Mrs. Ruff serves as sponsor of the paper. Re- cently HI-LITES became a member of the Iowa High School Press Association. During the first part of the school year the journal- ism class took charge of HI-LITES with Helen Sontag serving as editor. However, since senior English re- placed thisclass during the second semester, the pa- per was under different management at that time. Florence Oehl and Gladys Shoup served as oo-editors during the first part of the semester, and Elsie Hahn and Rosalie Trumpold, the last part. At the head of different departments on the staff during the first semester were Patricia Selzer, busi- ness managerg Arlene Graesser, facultyg John Dickel, sports, Florence Oehl, general school activities and production managerg Gladys Shoup, humorg Jackie Hahn and Harold Pitz, junior high news. The duties of most of these students dealt with writing the news stories their department required or assigning them to one :of the reporters, volunteers from the high school students. During the second semester Patricia Selzer remain- ed as business manager, but the students mentioned in the preceeding paragraph served as reporters along with the following: Shirley Carville, Doris Dickel, Rosalie Eichacker, Patricia Gaddis, Elsie Hahn, Do- lores Hess, Janet Hollrah, Hazel Hoppe, Judy Phillips, Helen Sontag, Joan Stumpff, and Carol Ann Zuber, These students were on the staff all of the '53-'54 school year. Kathy Fry and Barbara Zuber were reporters for the junior high during the second semester. Any AHS student can volunteer to serve as a re- porter. No one is required to do so. H -Harvey Oehler . BOYS' POEMS ARE PUBLISHED As in former years, Mrs. Ruff, English teacher, again submitted poetry written by AHS students to the contest sponsored by the National High School Poetry Association for publication in its annual an- thology of high school poetry. The organization ac- cepted poems by Dale Metz and Dick Foerstner. Dale's poem is entitled "The Bee,", and Dick's, "Pretzel Sticks." This book of poetry will appear in the spring. ' ' -Gladys Shoup STUDENTS WITNESS TRIAL On November 3 the high school and junior high students witnessed the trial of State versus Carl Nie- beck at the Marengo Courthouse. In this state crimi- nal case Mr. Niebeck was accused of having forged checks. , State prosecuting attorney was Dave Evans and de- fense attorney was Ed Von Hoehne. Judge Harold Evans presided over the trial. Shortly before 12 o'c1ock a 15-minute intermission was called. During this break Mr. Earl Lindenmayer Iowa County Assessor, explained to the students on what and hiow taxes are levied and collected. After the brief talk by Mr. Lindenmayer, the students re- turned to the trial until court dismissed at 12:30. Mr. Niebeck was declared guilty as charged and sentenced to eight years in the Iowa State Peniten- tiary at Fort Madison. . -Arlene Graesser. School Activities AHS CHRISTMAS PARTY The AHS Christmas party was held on December 18. the afternoon's program was planned by the stu- dent oouncil and began after a long noon hour. An especially enjoyable feature of the afternoon was a short skit by members of the junior high and high school faculty. In their performance they acted the parts of students in a small country school. This was followed by several musical selections by Doris Dickel, Carol Ann Zuber, Judy Phillips, Rosalie Eichacker, Rosalie Trumpold, Shirley Carville, Har- vey Oehler, and Loren Neubauer. Mary Ann Zuber than sang a solo, "O Holy Night." More music -on the program featured instrumental numbers by Jean Bahndorf and Rosalie Trumpold with their accordions and Harvey Oehler accompany- ing them on the piano. Finally all of the students joined in singing Christ- mas carols. As in previous years grab bag gifts were exchanged among the students, and the teachers received gifts also. Then each student got an ice cream pie as a "treat." ' -Patricia Selzer WORLD SERIES ON TV AT AHS The 1953 World Series were viewed .on television by the high school and junior high students this year. The games were watched October 1 through 5 with the Dodger fans suffering most of the defeats. Stu- dents were permitted to watch as long as they had no particular classes. - 'The set was furnished for the students through the cooperation of the Homestead Store. A -Rodney Ochs CAREER DAY IN MARENGO ' The third annual Lowa County Career Day was at- tended by the Amana juiors and seniors on February 22 in the Marengo High School. Dr. Ray Bryan, of Iowa State College, was the opening speaker. His topic was "Choosing Your Life's Work." After the first session the students and counselors had one hour for lunch. The -other three sessions were held in the afternoon after which the students were dismissed. The purpose of career day is to bring occupational information to the juniors and seniors of Iowa Coun- ty high sch-ools and to help them in making wise oc- cupational choices. -Arlene Graesser ROLLER SKATING PARTIES This year AHS students enjoyed many after-schrool activities, and one of the favorites was rollar skating. Because this activity was enjoyed by the students, and since it attracted large crowds, five skating parties were held during the school year. All were sponsored by the Y-Teens. Some were for the benefit of all the Amanas while others were only for the high school and junior high students. A variety of good and bad skaters were usually present. Some just learned, while others were already whizzing around corners or banging into walls. Couple bell, couple waltz, flashlight tag, and broom tag were some of the games played at these parties. ' -Pauline Fink JOE MAUNDERS AT AHS On Friday, September 18 the student council in- vited Mr. Joe Maunders to show some -of the films he had taken. Mr. Maunders is from Newport, Kentucky, but he was spending a few days in the Amanas at the time. ' His films concerned his trip to Central America, the Inaugural Parade of President Eisenhower, and two commercial films about animals. -Patricia Selzer HISTORY CLASS SEESO "M'ARTIN LUTHER" On the afternoon of Friday, October 23 the mem- bers of the United States history class were excused from school to see the movie, "Martin Luther." The school bus provided transportation to and from the Iowa Theatre in Cedar Rapids where the movie was shown. -Gladys Shoup FIRE PREVENTION SPEAKER On October 9, during Fire Prevention Week, Mr. Bill Nelson of the Iowa State College Engineering Ex- tension Service gave a short talk at AHS. He also showed two films on fire prevention to the students. ' -Rodney Ochs THE LOST DOLL , On the afternoon of Thursday, December 10, the intermediate grades presented a one-act operetta, "The Lost Doll" by Eleanor Allen Schroll and Wil- liarn M. Schmitt. 'The operetta was again presented the foll-owing evening, Friday, December 11. The entire action took place in the interior of the Gift Shop where a modern young mother iSally Felsj and Doris, her daughter CTerry Schmiederii went to do some of their Christmas shopping. With the aid of the Floorman QTommy Zuberj and the Personal Shop- per lQAnna Marie Baumgartnerj, both employees of the store, many gifts were brought to the display room. These "gifts" were pupils in the chorus acting the parts of costumed dolls, candles, and other ob- jects aind toys. After a doll parade a very expensive doll was found missing, and an exciting situation followed. However, the story ended happily when the lost doll CBarbara Schrniederj was found again. The operetta was directed by Mrs. Joan Skipton, Miss Zimmerman, Mr. Setzer, and Mr.-Heiinze. Carol Ann Zuber served as accompanist, and Jackie Zuber was the electrician. -P -Patricia Selzer HIGHSHCHOOLERS GO C-AROLING As during the past two years the students of the AHS again went Christmas canoliing in the Amanas. gm night they chose for the occasion was December The -school bus picked up all of the students of the were interested in going and transported everyone from village to village. After the singing all of the highschoolers stopped at the Rfonneburg for a bowl -of chili. Crackers and cheese along with coffee, milk, or pop were also served. The student council sponsored the event and or- ganized the evcning's activities. -Gladys Shoup School Activities HALLOWEEN AT AHS On the morning of October 31 the AHS assembly was awakened to the clang of cowbells and a chorus of freshmen singing a new version of "April Showers." This day was initiation day for the sixteen fresh- men, who were passing out free "goodies" and shoe shines for the seniors. The freshmen girls came to school wearing stuff- ed bib overalls, 9-inch high boots, wool shirts and sweaters, and transparent raincoats. The boys wvore hip boots, shorts, tee-shirts, vests, and transparent raincoats. Both boys and girls wore a lot of make up and an "oozy" mixture of starch and syrup on their hair. They carried books to classes for the seniors, and also carried umbrellas and sat on the floor all day. The student council and a volunteer entertainment committee aided by Mr. Jebousek planned the party which took place in the auditorium that evening. The program was opened with an eery welcome by a witch whose silhouette was visible thnough a sheet suspended on the stage. A short act by Florence Oehl and Gladys Shoup was next on the program. The girls performed a pantomime singing number to the recording of "Bermuda" and "June Night" by the Bell Sisters. After this, freshman baby pictures were shown to the gnoup by the way of an opaque pro- jector. Finally the students played several games. Refreshments were prepared by the juniors and consisted of tenderloin sandwiches, French-fried po- tatoes, pop, apples and pop conn balls on a stick, and ice cream. The last event of the eveningwas a movie, "The Ape Man." ' -Patricia Selzer DR. BRYAN SPEAKS T0 AHS STUDENTS On October 28 Dr. Ray Bryan, head of Vocational Education at I-owa State College in Ames, spoke to the AHS and junior high students. His topic was "Choosing Your Life's Work." The points he stressed in his talk were: Q11 know yiourselfg C25 how well do you like to go to schoolg C33 knowing the work of the world, and 145 knowing the kind of life 'you want to lead. -Arlene Graesser DICK CHEVERTON AT AHS Dick Cheverton, director of .news and president of the Iowa Radio News Association, spoke to the junior high and high school students on the afternoon of February 12. Mr. Cheverton's main topic dealt with the censorship of news. After the interesting speech he answered questions the students asked him. -Delores Ramsey THANKSGIVING PROGRAM A Thanksgiving program for the junior and senior high was presented on November 26. A skit "Father Talks Turkey," was presented by seven members of the senior class-Lester Davis, Arlene Graesser, Har- vey Oehler, Raymond Rotter, Patricia Selzer, Gladys Shxoup, and Joan Sturnpff. After this two poems were read by Florence Oehl and Gladys Shoup. After a short talk given by Mr. Selzer, group sing- ing of Thanksgiving songs was led by Mrs. Joan Skip- ton. The students were then dismissed for a four-day vacation. -Delores Ramsey SOCK HOPS Two sock hops were sponsored by the Y-Teens in the gymnasium during the second semester. One was on the evening of Feb. 26, and the other on March 24. The reason the dance is called that is because every- one is asked to remove his shoes so the gym floor will not be marred. The club arranged for Mr. Robert A. Lee, -director of the Lowa City Recreation Center, to be present and teach everyone to square dance. To start off the evening's activities at the first ses- sion everyone did some social dancing until the in- structor arrived. Then they got into a circle and learn- ed the basic steps such as "prominade," "swing your partner," and "grand right, grand left." Finally everyone was divided into four groups and they did some square dances. Among the ones per- formed were the "grapevine" and "Texas star." Afterwards everyone was invited to refreshments 'of pretzels and pop. The dance in March was much the same except that the refreshments were .not free. The students were asked to buy them. - -Pauline Fink MARJORIE NORRGARD AT AHS Mrs. Marjorie Norrgard from Sanford's in Cedar Rapids gave an interesting talk to junior high and high school students at an assembly program on No- vember 10. Her talk dealt with books and for her topic she chose, "Reading is Fun," the 1953 National Book Week theme. She gave each student a sheet of paper listing tlge variety of books she had brought along to tell a ou . After the informative speech the students were in- gted to look over any of the books that interested ern. -Delores Ramsey PAUL SCHMIDT SHOWS SLIDES On February 5, Paul Schmidt, veteran of the Kor- ean War, showed colored slides to the high school and junior high students. He took the slides while he was in service. Most 'of them were scenic views concerning Hawaii and Korea. However, he also showed a few pictures of a truck accident that had -occurred near Homestead. Paul helped to transport North Korean POW's to Freedom Village, and many of the slides were -of this trip. Others were of various battlefields such as Heartbreak Ridge. . -Patricia Selzer JIM MEAGHAN EN TERTAINS Jim Meaghan, general manager of the Cedar Rapids Indians, and his two daughters, Roberta and Joan, entertained the senior and junior high students on April 15. Mr. Meaghan shiowed a colored film of last year's Indians training in Oklahoma, as well as showing the 1953 World Series, and various games Rapids team played last season. Joan and Roberta sang several songs the piano. Each of them played a semi-classical se- lection and then they sang "April Showers," "Easter Parade," and "Singing in the Rain." -Arlene Graessei this Cedar and played Photos "I'm hushed!" Windblown All Aboard Sitting Pretty Come and Get It! Frivolous Freshmen Camera Shy New teacher--New School .P Y YV .. - Ouchl E Kindergartners in New Room 'Touts' School Cleaning us1e the Siren' Cruising Down the Highway A Famillar AHS Grin WCurlyW Captains' Conference Music and Dramatics SENIOR PLAY The senior play, "Whoa Auntie!," written by Karin Asbrand, was presented on Tuesday, November 3 in the AHS auditorium. Both a matinee and evening per- formance took place on the same day. u . Mystery, romance, and comedy, were included in this hilarious episode of the Fay family. The story dealt with Aunt Jessie fFlorence Oehllj, the tyrant who ruled with an iron hand and stood in the way when Jeremiah Fay, better known as Pbop CRaymond Rotterj, decided to run for mayor. Aunt Jessie didn't want Pop to be a candidate, even though it looked like a walk-in for him. Pop's children, Jerry, Junior tl-'toger Gaddisj and Marcia tGladys Shoupj decided the only way to get Pop elected mayor was to kidnap Aunt Jessie. So with the help of their friends, Lorraine Grayson CArlene Graesserj, Gail Hendricks CJoan Stumpffj, and Ted Carter fJackie Zuberj, they got Clarence Melbourne KI-Iarvey Oehlerj, the town hermit to do the kidnap- ing. p Claire Tyler CPauline Finkb, a young girl working her way through college was employed as cook dur- ing Aunt Jessie's absence. Having had no experience at this type of j-ob the concoctions she issued f-orth from the kitchen were deadly. More confusion was added to the story upon the arrival of Sally fPatricia Selzerl, her husband, Gard- ner Farrell CRiodney Ochsyg and her mother-in-law, Martie Farrell CDelores Ramseyl. There were plenty of jitters for everyone when Aunt Jessie's blood-stained clothing was found in an ash barrel by the police. This caused the arrival of Officer Brady fLester Davisj, a plain clothes mam. However, the plot finally unf-olded to reveal Clar- ence actually was a count who had inherited property in England as well as his taking Aunt Jessie for a wife. On top of that, Pop became the next mayor of Bayville. -Arlene Graesser JUNIOR PLAY A delightful comedy, "Susie the Siren," was pre- sented by members of the junior class in the AHS auditorium on the evening of March 19 and the after- noon of March 18. Susie tDoris Dickelj was a typical young high school girl who forever lived the lives of characters frlom her English literature book. Mr. Reynolds, Susie's father fGeorge Ruedyhg Mrs. Reynolds CPat Gaddisjg Petey, her younger brother CDale Metzlg Midge, her best girl friend fShirley Carvillebg and Gussie, a young neighbor CJudy Phil- lipsj were all so used to Susie's dramatizations they tried not to pay any attention to her. During most of the st-ory Susie played Lorelei, a legendary siren who lured mariners to destructions on the rocks. Susie turned on her charm, hoping she could make boyfriend Jim KHarvey Jeckb do what- ever she wished him to do. Her wishes included steal- ing a chrysanthemum from her English teacher Miss Oakey's tHazel Hoppe! famous flower garden and painting a red sign, "Beat Harristown," -on the school door of Weston's football opponents. Blimp fwilliam Van Haeckel, Agnes fSandra Holl- rahj, Annabel CJanet Hollrahj, Beverly QI-Ielen Smithl, amd Nona tHelen Mae Sontagj were school friends of Susie and Jim. Jumbo, the menace from Harristown High, flevi Williamsjg Mr. Foley, Harristown I-Iigh's principal tJohn Dickellg Mrs. Comstalk, a wealthy visitor fJoan Shoupig and Dugan, a policeman CDick Foerstnerj, were the other characters involved in this three-act comedy written by Anne Coulter Martens. -Arlene Graesser AHS GLEE CLUBS Two teachers taught music at AHS this year. Mrs. Joan Skipton directed the glee clubs during the first semester and Mr. Don Elick, second semester. . Sopranos in the glee club are Glenda Agnew, Shir- ley Carville, Joyce Fels, Sandra Hollrah, Violet Neu- mann, Shirley Reihman, Annette Seifert, Patricia Selzer, Helen S-ontag, Rosalie Trumpold, Marilyn Williams, and Mary Ann Zuber. ' - Second sopranos are Pat Brown, Pauline Fink, Ros- alie Eichacker, Jo Anne Gideon, Elsie Hahn, Mable Mouchka, Rose Marie Parson, Judy Phillips, Helen Smith, and Delores Ramsey. Doris Dickel, Pat Gaddis, Dolores Hess, Patsy Koch, Florence Oehl, Lorraine Votroubek, and Carol Ann Zuber are the girls who sing alto in music. Boys in the glee club are Bill Van Haecke and Lor- en Neubauer, who sang tenor, and Ringer Gaddis and Wayne Hopp who sang bass. A trio consisting of Mary Ann Zuber, Elsie Hahn, and Florence Oehl sang between acts I and II of the senior play. They sang "Come to the Fair" and "De- licious Snuff." Canol Ann Zuber was accompanist. "California" and "I Passed by Your Window" were sung by Rosalie Trumpold, Shirley Carville, Judy Phillips, Rosalie Eichacker, Doris Dickel, and Carol Ann Zuber between acts II and III. Elsie Hahn was accompanist, and the music was directed by Mrs. Joan Skipton. Between acts I and II of the junior play the girls' chorus sang "By the Bend of the River," and between acts II and .III they sang "Whispering," Elaine Van Haecke was accompanist at this time. At the Amana Community Carnival the chorus was again called upon to sing. Their selections this time were "Will You Remember" and "Whispering" The music at the junior play and the carnival was directed by Mr. Elick. -Arlene Graesser BELLE PLAINE BAND AT AHS The Belle Plaine Band, accompanied by their di- rector Mr. Paul Nielson, visited the Amanas on Feb- ruary 24 to give a concert in the gymnasium. This was the first program given in the new building. Before the concert the group had dinner at the Ox Yoke Inn after which they toured the Woolen Mill and the Amana Refrigeration. Student council members Lester Davis, John Dickel, Dick Foerstner, Rosalie Trumpold, Carol Ann Zuber, their sponsor, Mr. Jebou- sek, and Florence Oehl and Gladys Shoup served as hosts for the group during the afternoon's activities. The band which has over 70 members played a number of selections including "Hail Miami" and dif- ferent versions of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." All the Amana Township School students and facul- ty members were invited to the concert. -Pauline Fink STUDENTS ATPEN D SYMPHONY Members -of the Amana schools attended a concert presented by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra in the Cedar Rapids Colliseum on April 2. The or- chestra was conducted by Antal Dorati. The afternoon's program was opened with the sing- ing of the "Star Spangled Banner." Mendelssohn's Overature to Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was the gnoup's next presentation. When Tchaik-ovsky's ballet, "The Nutcracker Suite" was played Mr. Dorati explained the different incidents to which the ballet had reference. Also on the pro- gram were Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries," from "Die Walkure" and a Strauss waltz, "The Beautiful Blue Danube." --Arlene Graesser Y-Teens 'Y-TEEN CABINET For the first semester of the school year the Y-Teen cabinet was as follows: President ....................... ..............,................ H elen Sontag Vice-Pres. and Pnogram Chairman ...... Delores Ramsey Secretary ............................................................ Joyce Fels Treasurer ................................................ Shirley Carville Newsreporter .................................................. Joan Shoup Social Committee ................ Patricia Gaddis, chairmang Rosalie Trumpoldg Rosalie Eichackerg Elsie Hahn Worship Committee ................ Doris Dickel, chairman: Judy Phillips, Jean Bahindorfg Hazel Hoppe Pnogram Committee .......... Delores Ramsey, chairman: Mary Ann Zuber: Patricia Selzerg Rose Marie Parson For the second semester the officers were: President .......................................................... Elsie Hahn Vice-Pres. and Program Chairman .... Rosalie Trumpold Secretary ........................................................ Hazel Hoppe Treasurer ........................................................ Doris Dickel Newsreporter ................................................ Dolores Hess Social Committee ............ Rosalie Eichacker, chairman: Helen Sontag: Shirley Carvilleg Ainnette Seifert Worship Committee ........ Carol Ann Zuber, chairmang Lorraine Votroubekg Mary Ann Zuber Program Committee ...... Rosalie Trumpold, chairman, Patricia Gaddisg Judy Phillips: Jean Bahndorf -Joan Stumpff SUMMER CONFERENCE The Y-Teen Summer Conference of 1953 was held June 6-13. To this annual at Lake Okoboji from meeting clubs from all parts'-of the state send dele- gates. ' Shirley Carville, Doris Dickel, Patricia Gaddis, Elsie Hahn, Helen Sontag, Rosalie Trumpold, and Mary Ann Zuber were the girls representing the Amana club. The theme of the conference was i'We the Younger Generation." During the day the girls attended tech- nique workshops, discussion groups, worship meet- ings, and heard addresses by different leaders. Dr. Frank Coburn, associate pnofessor of psychiatry at the University of Iowa, was the main speaker at the conference. Recreation the Y-Teens enjoyed during their time at Lake Okoboji was tennis and sunbathing as well as swimming in- the lake. Another big event was a picnic and bonfire out- ing that took place one night during the week. -Joan Stumpff BREAKFAST HIKE The Y-Teens had a breakfast hike on September 3 at the Amana Lily Lake. At 6:30 a.m. the girls from Homestead, Amana, and East met at the store in Amanag and the girls from High, West, South, and Middle met at the Middle store and walked to the lake. The girls brought with them whatever food they wanted to eat. After breakfast the group hiked to Middle for school. -Joan Stumpff -GIFTS FOR ORPHANS ' A service project the Y-'Teens performed shortly before Christmas was gathering old cards, picture books, toys and clothes, for an orphanage in Cedar Rapids. All the contributions were assembled at the meeting -on December ll. Shortly afterwards Mrs. Staples delivered them to the children's home. ' -Pauline Fink WOMENS COUNCIL The Women's Council is an organization estab- lished to help the Y-Teens with some -of their pro- jects. Each year the club has a money raising project. The council meets every other month at one :of the member's home. Its members are Mrs. Elden Moon, president, Mrs. A. C. Schrnieder, secretary, Mrs. Helen Schuerer, treasurerg Mrs. George F-oerstnerg Mrs. Leonard Hal- dyg Mrs. Louise Moser: Mrs. Paul Oehlg Mrs. George Schuererg Mrs. Herman Shoup: Mrs. Jenny Shoup: Mrs. Richard Staples: and Mrs. Otto Zuber. -Joan Stumpff Y-TEEN CARNIVAL , Om Sunday, October 14 the Y-Teens persented a carnival on the Amana High School grounds. The carnival started at 2:30 p.m. with Y-Teens in charge of the concessions stands. The booths featured dart throwing, pony rides, bingo for cakes, horseshoe, fishing, ringing ducks, the selling of comics, and pin- ning the tail on the donkey. Refreshments consisting of hamburgers, h-ot dogs, potato chips, pickles, pop and coffee were on sale throughout the day. - Door prizes were important attractions of the day. At 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. the drawings' for the sand- wich grill and the French fryer were held. Kenneth Neuman of West and Carl Seifert -of Homestead, re- spectively, were the lucky winners. A program was held at 7:30. It oonsisted of three skits about hill-billy life, a dialogue between a mother and her son, a shotgun wedding, and one about a car which always broke down. -Joan Stumpff Y-TEEN FALL CONFERENCE Y-Teen clubs from the Southeast area met in Clin- ton October 24 for the annual fall conference. The theme of the conference was "Y-Teens Now- What Next." Fred Johnson, former principal of the Clinton High School and Superintendent of Beloit School, was the main speaker of the day. Registerati-an took place at 9:30 a.m., followed by a snack and mixer. The opening sessions began at 10:30. At 11:15 there was a worship meeting followed at noon with a lunch served at the YWCA. ' The meeting was resumed at 2:00 p.m. with a speech by Mr. Johnson, and a business meeting was held at 3:00. The installation of officers -of the Southeast area concluded the conference program. K 1 Jean Bahndorf, Mary Ann Zuber, and Mrs. Bonnie Staples, Y-Teen advisor, were the Amana delegates who attended the conference. -Joan Stumpff Y-TEEN GENERAL SUMMARY 'The first Y-Teen meeting of the year was held Thursday, Sept. 10. However, because after the com- pletion of the gym basketball practice took place after school on Thursdays, meetings were held every Wed- raeslglay. Mrs. Bonnie Staples served as advisor of the c u . Almost .every week various activities were planned for after the meetings by the vice president who is al- so program chairman. Among these were ,playing games, seeing films, group singing, -or worship meet- ings lplangied byhthoig worship committee. At one time a spea er rom e istrict YWCA Mi ' ' talked to the girls. ' SS Dons Flew' In addition, the club engaged in several service and money-raising projects. A father-daughter and ahgnobtlgg-daughter banquet were also enjoyed during -Joan Stumpff Y-Teens FATHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET On October 27 the Y-Teens had their annual father- daughter banquet which took place at the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana. Pumpkin and mask decorations were used in carrying out the Halloween theme. Helen Mae Sontag, president, gave a welcome speech followed with grace by Patricia Gaddis. The girls and their fathers enjoyed the dinner which consisted of steak, corn, salad, American fried pota- toes, pickled ham, cottage cheese, and strawberry chiffon pie. After dinner the guest speaker, Tait Cummins, WMT sports commentator from Cedar Rapids, enter- tained the fathers and daughters with a talk. -Joan Stumpff Y-TEEN CHRISTMAS PARTY A Christmas Party iior mothers and Women's Coun- cil members was held on the evening of December ll. The program began with a welcome to all the moth- ers, guests, and Y-Teens. Following that, the freshman recognition service was performed. A nativity play was then presented by a group of the Y-Teen girls. At various times during this panto- mine act appropriate Christmas carols were sung by soloists or a small chorus of girls. A special feature -of the evening were the singing of two Christmas carols by the YMB Chorus. They sang "Silent Night'? and "Oh Come All Ye Faithful." Santa Claus also made his annual stop at the party. I-llowever, aside from handing- out the usual gift ex- change presents, he gave each Y-Teen a gift from the Women's Council, a manicure set. Refreshments of strawberry shortcake, milk and coffee topped off the events of the evening. -Pauline Fink BROTHERHOOD WEEK PROGRAM The Y-Teens invited the junior high girls to a Brotherhood Week program held on February 17 in the auditorium. The business meeting was followed by a worship program. Two songs, "Onward Christian Soldiers" and "Our Song," were sung, and then the girls heard several short readings. A Bible reading closed the meeting. For entertainment the Y-Teens were divided into five groups. Each group was then presented with a paper sack which contained numerous small items such as hairpins, sunglasses, figurines, etc. The girls were asked to think up and perform a skit centered on these objects and concerning the brotherhood theme as well. The winning group received apples as their award. Refreshments of cookies and milk were the last thing on the program. -Pauline Fink NAVAJO INDIAN PROJECT Several years ago the Y-Teens began supporting Billy Benally, a Navajo Indian boy from New Mexico. This year the girls again decided to continue this project. The club sent 560 for sponsoring the boy to the Save the Children Federation. This organization helps poor, unfortunate children in the United States and Europe. The money will go towards the buying of clothes, food, and other necessities for Billy. -Pauline Fink WOMEN'S COUNCIL PARTY The Y-Teens gave a party for the Women's Coun- cil in the auditorium on the evening -of April 12. Elsie Hahn welcomed the guests and Y-Teens pre- sent and then Helen Sontag read the poem "An Easter Lily." A style show was next on the program during which several Y-Teens and Mrs. Staples mod- eled different spring and summer clothing. This was followed by a skit called "Penny Parade." It dealt with the Y-Teen Centennial Fund Tribute. The YWCA will celebrate its centennial next year and in order to strengthen its services the world over, the organization has asked each Y-Teen to donate a penny a day for the YWCA. After the skit the group played a game. Last on the program was a poem., "Atop Bunny Hill," read by Annette Seifert. Refreshments consisting of tuna fish sandwiches, carrots, stuffed celery, pickles, radishes, ice cream, and coffee were served after the entertainment. -Joan Stumpff MOTHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET The Rsonneburg was the site of the annual Mother- Daughter Banquet held this year on May 6. Instead of entertainment by the Y-Teens, as.is usually done, a speaker, Mrs. Frederick Murray of Cedar Rapids gave a talk. She chose for her subject, "Mothers and Daughters of Tomorrow." Mrs. Murray was American Mother of the Year in 1947. The social committee, headed by Rosalie Eichacker, did the planning for this occasion and chose as their theme "story book castle." For carrying out this theme the girls placed story book dolls on the "U" shaped tables as well as candles and bowls of flowers. On the evening's menu were tomato soup, a jello salad, ham, chicken, baked beans, sauerkraut, mash- ed potatoes and gravy, and apple torte for dessert. -Gladys Shnoup BAKE SALE The Y-Teens sponsored a bake sale April 17 at Newman's Department Store in Cedar Rapids. Cook- ies, cakes, cup cakes, and canned goods such as pickles, beets, relish, and sauerkraut were some of the items for sale. The food was taken to Cedar Rapids with the Amana -Society Bakery truck. The proceeds of the bake sale amounted to 578, Ezvhich will be used for sending girls to summer con- erence. ' -Joan Stumpff Y-TEEN EASTER EGG HUNT The Y-Teens invited children between the ages of one and five to their annual Easter egg hunt which to-ok place on April 14. Each girl was allowed to bring as many as three children. Because the weather was nice it was possible for the hunt to take place outside on the school grounds as well as inside AHS. After the children, had their baskets full of eggs and candy, they were taken home on the school bus which had also transported most of them to Middle. -Pauline Fink Junior High JUNIOR HIGH H H The enrollment of the Amana Junior High this year is a t-otal of 44 pupils, 21 in the seventh grade and 23 in the eighth grade. Three teachers instruct these students. They are Mrs. Franey,. who teaches junior high arithmetic and spelling, eighth history, seventh social studies, and seventh scienceg Mrs. Staples, in charge of eighth science and governmentg and Mr. Elick, who took the place of Mrs. Skipton during the second semester and teaches music and junior high English. 1 A school trip these students and the intermediate pupils enjoyed took them to Stone City near Anamosa where they saw a stone quarry. The same day they also saw the Reformatory at Anamosa, after which the students went back to Cedar Rapids to see the WMT television tower. They ate in Bever Park and then journeyed homeward. The next month, in November, the junior high with the high school attended a trial at the courthouse in Marengo. A money-raising project these grades sponsored was a magazine drive in December, which added 5213.62 to the junior high fund. Bobby Berger was the highest salesman with Dennis Zuber second. Some of this money was donated for shrubbery on the Lake- side School grounds. During another field trip in May the junior high toured Quaker Oats and the Wilson Packing Plant. Dinner was eaten at Bishop's and the pupils saw a movie in the afternoon. The junior high attended the Children's Theater at Coe College on May 14 to see the production "Alice In Wonderland" sponsored by the Junior League of Cedar Rapids. The eighth grade had their annual picnic at Lake McBride in May. Perhaps what this group is most .noted for is its rope jumpers. All of the girls take part in this activi- ty and performed for various gnoups during the year. They were on the program at the Amana Community Carnival on March 28, and jumped rope at the Colis- eum in Cedar Rapids for the Town and Family An- niversary Party sponsored by Happel and Sons, Inc, In addition they also traveled to Kinross, Norway, and Wellman for exhibitions. Several members of the group were also on "Tait's TV Talent Show," a WMT show in Cedar Rapids. They appeared here on March 26 and April 23 and took first place with their per- formances both times. -Patricia Selzer INTERMEDIATE GRADES The intermediate grades, four, five, and six, are taught by Miss Marie Zimmerman, Mr. Don Elick, Mr. William Heinze, and Mr. William Setzer. Miss Zimmerman teaches intermediate reading, art, Eng- lish, spelling, girls phy. ed., and sixth arithmetic. Mr. Elick teaches musicg Mr. Heinze, health and German for all three gradesg and Mr. -Setzer, social studies and boys phys. ed. for all three grades, and fourth and fifth arithmetic. All of the three grades enjoyed taking field trips in conjunction with their studies. The sixth grade so- cial studies students toured the Print Shop and Woolen Mill. The fourth graders also took a trip through the Woolen Mill as well as the Amana Meat Market. The intermediate students and junior high spent their annual school trip together this year. They start- ed the day out by traveling into Stone City where they saw a stone quarry. Next the group saw the WMT-TV tofwer in Cedar Rapids, and finally they had a picnic dinner at Bever Park. These boys and girls enjoyed many different parties during the year. The high lights of these attractions and Grades were the costume parade through Amana at Hallo- ween: decorating paper sacks for mail sacks at Yal- entine's Dayg and an assembly program by the sixth grade for Thanksgiving. For their Christmas party these students made gifts for their mothers. The fourth graders made papier mache plates, the fifth graders wove baskets, and crepe-paper jars were made by the sixth graders. Art was one of the favorite subjects of these grades. The projects the sixth graders engaged in were the making of hand puppets as well as learning to con- struct papier mache masks. The fifth graders also made masks. Aside fnom this the latter class and the fourth grade also learned how to make piggy banks out of modeling clay. All the grades had tempera painting. Another project the fourth reading class participated in was making butter, and eating it afterwards. On January 20 these boys and girls had no school because the school equipment was moved to the new elementary school at Middle on that day. The first day of school in the new building was on February 1. New equipment that was added at this time were all new desks for the sixth grade room, and a table con- structed from a sand table. A hinged lid was added, and the part that had been formerly used for sand .now serves as storage space. Some of the furniture, especially pianos and bookcases, were refinished at this time. Enrollment in these grades consists of 24 pupils in grade six, 15 girls and 9 boysg 22 students in fifth grade, 9 girls and 13 boysg and 16 in fourth grade, 6 girls and 10 boys, making a grand total of 62. -Patricia Selzer PRIMARY GRADES A total of 102 boys and girls compose the primary grades. Twenty-five students are in kindergarten, 12 boys and 13 girlsg 33 in first grade, 12 boys and 21 girls, 20 in second grade, 10 boys and 10 girlsg and 9 boys and 15 girls, a total of 24, are i.n third grade. Mrs. Clara Hall teaches kindergarten and Mrs. Ed- na Randall, first grade. Second grade is taught by Mrs. Augusta Disterhoft, and Miss Ferne Halverson is in charge of the third grade pupils. Substitute teachers for the primary grades are Mrs. Viola Nie- land and Mrs. Grace Adams, both of Marengio. Almost all of the primary students as well as 11 mothers attended a presentation of "The Wizard of Oz" at Sinclair Memorial Chapel at Coe College at Cedar Rapids in January. Mrs. Franey made the nec- essary arrangements for the group. January 30 was moving day to the new building at Middle fnom the South school. M-others, fathers, and high schoolers helped pack and move equipment to the other building in a very efficient manner. These grades had several parties during the school year. Features of these occasions were the Halloween parade in which all of the costumed boys and girls marched around South Amana: and the gift exchange at Christmas, high-lighted by a visit from Santa Claus. The second graders especially enjoyed a pop- corn party at Halloween, and all of the grades had fun with an Easter egg hunt in April. Since these teachers were kept busy with their large groups of pupils, they especially appreciated the help various mothers donated at the different parties. Sometimes they helped with the entertainment and other times with the preparation of the refreshments. Primary students with perfect attendance records during the first part of the school year were: first grade, Ronnie Sees, Gayle Baurngartel, Patsy Zuber: second grade, Allen Fels, Diane Schuhmacher, Bonnie Sebolg third grade, Don Byrns. -Patricia Selzer 1 v As be We See lt I GET SHOT A THOUSAND TIMES EACH YEAR I am a repeating rifle, model 61, and made by the Winchester Arms Corporation. I was bought about four years ago in the Amana Store and was given as a present at Christmas. I looked new and shiny then but that was a long time ago. You should see me now! My stock is scratched and my barrel is getting dull. During these years I was taken out in the rain, dropped in the mud, and even taken into a snow storm. One time I was left standing after it had rain- ed on me. I was just getting a fine coat of rust when I was quickly rubbed with oil. My stock was varnish- ed once and I was all sticky and didn't look any bet- ter than before. Most of the time my bore is full of powder and my whole outside is covered with dust. I have also had a lot of fun. Once I was on a squirrel hunt and shot three squirrels. Another time I was on a coon hunt and had to shoot twenty shots into one coon before it finally dropped dead. I have shot a lot of game already and have had a lot of use. I only hope that I will be cleaned soon because I am full of powder and dust. With. good care I should be able to go a few more years. , -Alan l Roemig ' TOUGH BREAK The score was ten to two in favor of my brother's team over mine. Orne player on my brother's team had the ball. He dribbled within seven feet of the basket and then took a shot. The shot was too high and the ball bounced off the back of the basket. It went over another player's head and I just barely managed to reach it. As I got the ball I lost my balance and fell down with a crash and broke my arm. -Charles Hoehnle MY EXPERIENCE WITH A FOX It was a sunny day with about half a foot of snow on the ground when I went fox hunting. The snow was thawing, and as I was walking along there was about a five to ten mile an hour wind facing me. I have heard of many different ways of hunting fox, but this is the one I found out to be true. I did exactly what a friend of mine had told me to do: "When you hunt a fox you have to be able to fool him or he will outwit you. A fox on a warm day likes to sun itself, and the only place you will find him doing it is on the south side of a hill where the sun is especially warm. He will lie down and about every five minutes jump up and look around. When you want to get close to the animal you have to have the wind behind y-ou and take a step or so forward when- ever he is lying down. That means when the fox jumps up you will need to be standing motionless." He told me that a fox can't see very well but that he has a very keen sense of smell. He will never see you if you don't move. U I did what this friend had told me and on the south side of a hill I finally saw a fox. He jumped up, then he lay down again. I took a few steps for- ward, but the fox jumped up while I was still walk- ing. I didn't even get a shot at him before he was over the hill. ' THE LAST SNOWFALL There was a snowfall the other day, A most entrancing sight, I must say, Tuo see the flakes come drifting down, And light so gently on the ground. The flakes glittered like stars at night, Or diamonds under a colored light. They were shaped so rare, yet so nice, Even though they were mere crystals of ice. The ground is now covered with a blanket of white, Which glistens so brightly in the moonlight, And I think if you try, that you will see, What this last snowfall meant to me. --Judy Phillips THE BEE A Like the airplane flies the bee, It dives and spins alone. It flies around and gathers things, And then it takes it back home. -Dale Metz WATCH OUT' IT " . BI .One day last fall my mother, sister, and I were picking beans to bring in to dry. Suddenly I noticed Mother was acting strange, but I didn't give it much thought. After a while she started shouting at us and telling us to get out of the bean patch, that there was something in it. "It sounds like a rattlesnake, but it stays in the same place and keeps up a continuous rattle," she said. My sister and I hurried out of that patch so fast we knocked :over our beans. When my father came home at noon we told him about it, and so he went out to see what it was. ' After about five minutes he came back with a grin from one ear to the other. He told us that someone hadn't turmed the hose completely off and that it was squirting the side of a cabbage plant. -JoAnn Gideon TES! 7 A CHRISTMAS CANDLE A flame A flicker A light A sheen A gleam A halo Melting Smooth Glossy Majestic Slender Solemn Hope Joy Faith Strength Love Memories A -Harvey Jeck I -Florence Oehl, Gladys Shoup As- We See It THE YEAR'S AT THE FALL The year's at the Fallg And day's at the eve. Evening's at nine. The full moon is high Over spooky trees tall. I walk along, rust'ling leaf on leaf, Knowing everything is fine- God's watching from his sky. -Florence Oehl BRIGHT EYES One night last summer we were out plowing. It was about nine o'clock and one of the other persons who had been plowing went home. I was. coming. to the end of the field when I saw something shining about two hundred yards away. . As I drew closer it looked like two shining eyes. I thought it might be a wolf or some other large ani- mal. I came closer but this :object didn't even move. I was imagining all sorts of things and got a little scared. I was ready to grab a wrench that was on the tractor when I tunned around and my lights shone directly on it. What do you think it was? It was just the plow that the other person had left there. The blades on it were shining and they looked like eyes. -Henry Allen Bendorf A VISIT TO FAIRYLAND Going to the woods during the wintertime and see- ing every bush and bough covered with fresh white snow is a sight indeed. The Dutch Lake is Just the place to see all this beauty. After a few minutes of driving along the narrow black strip of pavement you turn left onto a dirt road leading through the woods. You step out of the car onto the hard frozen ground, and the tiny white flakes covering it crunch every time you take a step forward. Appearing very faintly, the sun adds the spark which turns the w-oods into a fairyland. Everytime you come to a bend in the path you expect the Snow King and Queen in their flowing white ermine robes to greet you and in their sleigh, drawn by two fleet- ing deer, take you for a ride in their wonderland home. Approaching a depression in the ground which you suppose is the .north end of Dutch Lake, you see a trail of cloven hoofs, some large, others small. Prob- ably mother deer and her fawn have left these tracks in their search for food. Other smaller tracks cross the lake and lead further into the dense forest, a sign that the coon has also visited this spot. You wend your way across the depression and as- cent a steep, snow-covered slope, making little head- way. Once up, you are surrounded by tall, dark giants hovering above you up into the sky about 30 to 50 feet. Little breezes cause the heavily snow-laden tops of the giants to sway slowly back and forth, making you feel dizzy and light-headed. However, no one can stay forever in such a fairy- landg and since it's getting dark you decide to get on the main path and start for home. The Snow King and Queen again come towards you out of nowhere amd usher you -out, away from their sparkling, lively snow-palace home. -Helen Sontag SLIGHT MIXUTP Quite some time ago, my mother went to Cedar Rapids for a day. I was to take care of the house. M-other had already prepared some of our dinner be- fore she left, and I was supposed to heat it. However, I planned to have something special by baking a cake for dessert. Since there wasn't too much time left I hurried about to get the ingredients together. I put in sugar, flour, eggs, salt, and all the other things the recipe called for. When the cake came out of the oven it looked very delicious and I just had time to put some frosting on it. After the family was done eating, they said they were very full but would have room for a piece of cake. After their first bite I .noticed that they were all looking at each other and making rather queer faces. When I took my first bite I found out that I had put in one cup of salt and one teaspoon sugar. -Shirley Reihman ICY AFTERNOON Last winter when the lake was frozen and we still had the old car, several :of the fellows and I set out in search of adventure. We drove down to the lake. We had a good time but it got dull after a while, and we then decided to go to the gas station where we fooled around with some other kids. Then we were off again for the lake. We drove onto the ice, skidded around a bit and then drove out to our duck blind. As we drove back to the Middle side of the lake I saw a dead fish and told the others there was a great big fish back there. The driver took his eyes off of the lake for an instant and the next thing we knew we had crashed through the ice and were in the lake with the car. -Fred Ruedy - PRETZEL STICKS Here I sit a eating them, But never giving a thought Of where they come from or where they've been- But I do know where they're going. -Dick Foerstner . AND DOWN IT CAME My father told me this about his early, days in school when they used to take walks in spring and fall when it was warm out. My dad was in about the first or second grade when one day the class went for a walk north of Middle. Mr. Heinze, their teacher, had them all under control and they were walking along a creek north of Middle, through a green meadow, and to the pine grove. They were walking along under the pine trees, when down it came. A groundhog dropped out of a tree right von the head of one of the boys. He went down with the blow, but was not hurt. The boys kill- ed the animal before it had a chance to get away. At that time there was a ten-cent bounty on groundhogs. The class took the animal to the store anddthe storekeeper treated them each to a stick of can y. -George Ruedy Out Of The Past THE OLD ROW BOAT This story was related to me many timesuby the speaker, Josephine. It occurred 52 years ago, in 1002. "We lived 'on a farm beside the Des Moines River in Webster County. I, Josephine, was only fourg my sister Sarah, eightg my brother Jess, twog and my cousin J-oe was twelve. It all happened one spring af- ter heavy rains that had filled the river to the banks. "When we four children were down by the river, we saw an old row boat come floating along close to the bank. Joe, the oldest of the bunch managed to get the boat ashore. It was leaky, but he plugged most of the holes with rags and then got gallon buckets from the house and began to dip water out of the boat. Joe then made some paddles out of 'old tree limbs. ' "After all was finished we decided we would' cross the river. However, while crossing water kept seeping into the boat, and we smaller kids were dipping it out as fast as we could. "By the time we were nearly on the far side the boat became so full of water that it began to sink. Joe kept telling us to keep dipping, but we just couldn't keep up with the water and the boat con- tinued to sink. "Joe could swim, so finally he jumped into the water and pulled us to shore. He then got the boat ashore and we dipped the water out and fixed it just enough so we could go back to the other side. "The next day we walked down to the river to 'see if the boat was still where we had left it, but during the night it had broken loose and drifted away. "We never t-old -our folks until years later of what we had done for fear of the punishment we would have received." -Judy Phillips. HICKORY NUTS AND SKUNKS My grandfather's "good old days" took place near the small town of Swisher in 1889. The dear old school days which he disliked very much were there to stay. About 60 or 70 years ago the schooling was very slim and the boys would go to school only in the cold- er season of the year. When it got warm they would help their fathers on the farm. Like most boys, Grandfather disliked school and would have rather helped his father. One morning he was running along to school with his dog follow- ing behind him. He neared the log cabin school when his dog started to bark at something close to the road on which he was walking. The dog had spotted a skunk and was fighting it. Grandfather said, "I got so interested that I forgrot about school and helped my dog with the skunk." "After about 30 minutes the skunk had lived its last hour of life," he continued. "Just then I realized that the time must be about 9:30 or 10:00 oiclock so I decided to head for home. I took a bath and got clean duds on and started for school again." About 11:00 o'clock Grandfather arrived in school and the schoolmaster asked "Johnnie, where have you been?" Grandfather, not knowing what to say, answered, "I forgot my lunch at home." As the schoolmaster didn't believe that story poor Grandfather had to kneel on hickory nuts in the af- ternoon and had to stay after school to do his work. From that day on Grandfather was determined to let skunks live and save his knees. -Irwin Votroubek ' MISHAP WITH A .SLEIGH When Dad was about six years old he accompanied his mother, aunt, and two -other ladies from Amana on a trip to Norway. Since it was during the winter time they took a two-seated box sled drawn by two horses. To keep the passengers' feet warm plenty of straw was piled in the bottom of the sled and everyone was bundled up in heavy buffalo rvobes. One of the pas- sengers knew how to drive a team of horses, and was put in charge of guiding the sleigh over the very icy and sometimes deep-snow-covered roads. When the driver crossed the bridge spanning Prairie Creek she made the mistake of coming tfoo close to the railing. The sleigh hit the railing, bounced over to the other side of the road, and scattered all the women and the little boy in the deep snow. The horses had become unharnessed in the upset and kept running till they finally came to the Northwestern railroad tracks. At first Dad cou1dn't be found anywhere, but they finally did see him, a large wriggling bundle of buf- falo robes buried deep in the snow. Dad didn't like this situation at all and one of the ladies gave him some paraffin candy hearts so he'd quiet down. A farmer from nearby recovered the horses and the party, shaken up and snow-covered, once more made its way to Norway. . -Helen Sontag OLD FAITHFUL It all happened in the horse and buggy days to my uncle and his horse. One might as he was driving home to Norway from courting his girl he accidently fell asleep. As was the custom in those days he had the reins tied around his wrist and the horse kept on going apparently with-out anyone guiding him. When my uncle finally awoke he found himself parked in front of a farm house he had never seen before. It was then that he started to investigate amd found out he was on a farm near Fairfax where the liofsre had originally come from. This was -one faith- u -orse. -Harlan Geiger "HOP-ALONG" If my Uncle Dave Evans were still alive I imagine he could have told me a better story than this. I can still remember the time he hold me about this inci- dent, and I thought it was pretty humorous so I will retell it. He began the story by saying, "I was a young man in Wales at the time it happened. ' "I thought to myself, 'By golly, I think I'll go over to the ne1ghbor's house and see the girls before it gets dark.' Sao I hurried and got my chores done and left. i "It was late at night when I came home, so dark, in fact, you couldn't see your hand in front of your face. In order to find my way home I had to follow the fence. , "I Came f-0 H sate and th-ought I would jump across it to save time. Not thinking what could be on the other side I jumped over and lit astride something. What was it? "At first I couldn't figure out or imagine what it was and d1d.n't find out until the burro let loose with the,m'95'C SCHIIY s-ounding bray. Then I thought the devil had me for sure. 'fThat was the last. time I went out at night for guite awhile. Any visiting I wanted to do I did dur- ing the daytime." -Helen Smith Smile Awhile AHS PERFECT BOY AND GIRL The following selections were made by the student body of the AHS. GIRLS: Personality ............. Best Mannered Best Dressed ...... Posture ......... Figure ........... Walk ................. Complexion .... Hair ............... Eyebrows ...... Eyes ........... Nose ........ Lips ......... Smile ...... Teeth ...... Hands ..... Legs ........... BOYS: Personality ..... ................. 'Levi Best Mannered Best Dressed .,... Posture ..... ....... Physique ...... Walk ................. Complexion ..... Hair .............. Eyebrows ..... Eyes : .......... Nose ........ Lips ......... Smile ...... Teeth ............. ...... Hands ..................... Elsie Hahn ............. Gladys Shoup Florence Oehl Florence Oehl Joan 'Stumpff Pauline Fink Hazel Hoppe 1 Annette Seifert Gladys Shoup Annette Seifert Patricia Gaddis Florence Oehl Arlene Graesser J-oAnn Gideon Annette Seifert ..---N... -...... Rosalie Eichacker Doris Dickel Henry Allen Bendorf, Williams, George Ruedy Harvey Jeck Harvey Jeck Fred Ruedy Rodney Ochs . ..... Bill Van I-Iaecke Harlan Geiger Rodney Ochs Larry Ochs Roger Gaddis Rodney Ochs Dick Foerstner Raymond Rotter Raymond Rotter Dick Foerstner EXPERT AT: Getting her fingers blue while typing carbons ........ Elsie Hahn Coming to school late ............................ Alan Roeinig Whispering out loud ..... ..... A rnold Baumgartner Economics ...................... Eating ........................... Trapping ......................... Having paper drives ........... Coming to school early Working on. the fire .... ' Driving on ice .......................,..... "Knowing about the railroad" John Dickel Doris Dickel Middle boys the seniors Raymond Rotter Dick Foerstner George Ruedy ffIIf"'ii31-E Harvey Jeck Giggling ......................................... ..... Sophomore girls Imitatmg ...................................... ..........Caro1 Ann Zuber Going to East .... . .................................. Richard Hergert CAN YOU IMAGINE ..... 9 Jackie Zuber studying. Glenda Agnew without a belt? Roger Gaddis and Pauline Fink not together in a study hall? Delores Ramsey not dreaming? Study hall without food? Mary Ann Zuber with dirty hands? Harvey Oehler not crazy about Mercurys? Rosalie Eichacker without dimples? Joan Stumpff with an Italian hair cut? Arlene Graesser withiout her Patricia Selzer as a farmer's w glasses? ife? John Dickel being a perfectionist? Henry A. Bendorf acting shy? The seniors wanting to stay in school aniothr year? The junior girls keeping quiet in home ec. class? A TYPICAL AHS REPORT CARD ABILITY OF: Thinking up excuses for getting out of schaool. A Making noise when the teacher leaves the room. A Thinking up an excuse for being late to class. C Finding a reason for missing the school bus when you over-slept. B Marking up new desks. B Throwing .old gum wrappers into the ink well of the desk next to yours. A Losing textbooks. B Finding an excuse for looking s-o-o-o tired. B AHS HIT PARADE "So-Long" ........................................................ the seniors "Charlie, My Boy" ............... A ............. Shirley Reihman "There's Music in the Air" .... ................. M r. Elick "The Typewriter Song" ..... ...... M r. Jebousek "Wanted" ............................ ..................... G lenda "Shanty Boys" ..................... ............. Middle boys "Cross Over the Bridge" ............................ Rodney Ochs "It is Better to Laugh" .................... Rosemarie Parson, I Mable Mouchka, Lorraine Votroubek "Shortn1n' Bread" .... ..............................,. Le ster Davis "Sleepy Time Gal" ................................ Shirley Carville REMEMBER WHEN .... School started at 9:30 a.m. and ended at 3:15 p.m.? There used to be a boys' glee club? The AHS baseball team won the sectional tournament? The girls all wore cinch belts? Everything was "gassy"? The boys used to wear ties to school? Everyone used to sing the same song on the bus? The assembly was painted ivory instead of pine frost green? There was a girls' softball team? , FRESHMAN LIMERICKS There was a yuoung fellow named Moulder Whose hobby was throwing a boulder. One day he let fly, As Billy passed by- Bill's suffering from one broken shoulder. -Bobby Ackerman There was a boy named Spike Who liked to ride a bike. When the pedal broke Poor Spike spoke, And said, "This I don't like." -Pat Brown There was a young man from High, Who one day decided to fly. His fall was rough, And he wasn't tough, So he told the cruel world, "good bye." -Tommy Reihman There was a young lady from Kent, Who liked a fellow named Trent. One day they got married, But no money they carried, So now they live in a tent. -Henry A. Bendorf There 'once was a fellow named Hound Who tried to drive faster than sound. He gave it his all, But rammed through a wall, So now he's six feet underground. -Bobby Ackerman J 41-11-1- -1,--1 Wg 4 Bugle Booster Page The contributions of the following firms helped to make the BUGLE possible. AMANA SERVICE STATION AMANA STORE Amana , Phone General Merchandise 2401 Self-Serve Grocery, Appliances - AAA amd Wrecker Service Phmle 2504 Amallll OX YOKE INN AMANA CABINET SHOP Amama Eoods Served Family Style Walrnfut amd Cherry Furniture Made to Order For Reservations Phone o-r Write I Phone 2344 Amana Phlllle 2390 Amana AMANA MEAT MARKET - AMANA FEED MILL "We Strive to Please Feeds Grinding with Quality Meats" ,amd am Fertilizer 'ffm' Mixing Phone 2351 Amana Phone 9-2255 Homestead AMANA SOCIETY BAKERY MIDDLE MACHINE SHOP "The Balanced Bread" Green C0l1011ilHl F1l1'I'l3C0S Coal and Oil A fine Assortment of Products Sheet Metal Work Our Specialty Phone 7-2059 Soutih Amana Phone 2197 Middle HIGH STORE BILL ZUBER'S DUGOUT For Best Results Serving Family Style Always Use Glidden Paint Products Recommended by Major Leagues Phone 7-3172 High Phone 9-2204 Homestead d l PAUL OEHL Plumbing, Heating, amd Electrical Service Free Estimates COLONY INN ' 1 Famous for Fine Foods Meals, Lunches, Sandwiches Home Cooking Phone 2742 Amana Phone 3383 Amana MIDDLE STORE Groceries, Dry Goods, Appliances HOME FREEZERS "Best by Test" Amana Refrigeration, Inc. Phone 2191 Middle Ama-lla, llowa HERTEUS SERVICE AMAN A ,SOCIETY PHARMACY Drugs I X, I W R Gl'e3Sil'lg, mes qfphillipsf Tires and Tubes 'lioiletm-ies 9110110 9-2239 Kodaks and Developing A is Homestead mime 2290 Amana WOOLEN MILL SALESROOM LEON HARDT For those who Sew We have a Fime Selection ' of Wool Fabrics Plumbing, Heating, and Electrical Installations Fine Sheet Metal and Duct Work Phone 2572 Amamai L Phone 9-2263 Homestead Nice Going, Class of 1954 Keep up the Good Work It's Encouraging to Know 'Domorrow's World Will be Led by People Like You Congratulations ' From All of Us HOMESTEAD STORE AND IMPLEMENT HOMESTEAD MEAT MARKET "Striving to Serve You with the Best" Fine Hams amd Baoons Phone 9-3266 Hpmestead FURMAN'S SERVICE Complete Car Repair And Wrecker Service i 1- - ft Pihome 7-3064 W South Amama X X W5 FP ,fgiagej L? INTER- COLLEGIATE PRESS Puhlishersluvgr Munuiauu rers - Book Binders HfT'2E:lguHs0McEHIgFICE ' a ,.,, 4 ,, .4311 , ,f,, .,Aw., , . 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