Argentine High School - Mustang Yearbook (Kansas City, KS)

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I N DUSTKYV,„ 4 p ' 4( P R. O S P PURPOSE Instituted for tde. Development of the 7dm d anal Socdy PRODUCT jk y Good Citizens J A LOCATION ftansas' Clip, ICansas Tl W t 1945• PUBLISHERS • THE SENIOR CLASS OF ARGENTINE HIGH SCHOOL Editors.......................Claud Harris and James Childers Assistants............................Mary Evans, Betty Poling, and Roberta Roberts Photographer................................Ralph Shankland Business Manager...............................George Hoover• FLOOR PLAN • ARGENTINE A WORTHWHILE INDUSTRY WHERE RAW MATERIAL IS DEVELOPED AND REFIN E D FOR THE 5ETTERM ENT OF THE WORLDM A N A G F. L. SCHLAGLE • SUPERINTENDENT • Mr. F. L. Schlagle, superin- tendent of Kansas City, Kan- sas public schools, being prominent in education cir- cles throughout the nation, has furthered the advance- ment of education in Kansas City greatly in recent years. He is president of the National Education Association and has been selected to fill this position next year.EMENT Mr. J. C. Harmon, principal of Argentine High School, dur- ing his association with the school has worked for the establishment of vocational courses in the school curricu- lum and the introduction and equipment of trade classes. He is vice-president of the Argentine Activities Associa- tion.• BOARD OF DIRECTORS • ARGENTI AN 1945 MR. EDMUN A. ASH History MISS EDNA BARNES English MR. G. C. BRINK Shorthand, Typewriting MISS STELLA M. COLE Clothing, Foods MISS GLADYS CONGDON ft History, English 7- MISS GRACE DALE Shorthand, Bookkeeping, Office Machines MISS EDITH DELANEY Algebra, Applied Mathematics MISS MAUD E. HEWITT English, Art MR. F. S. HOOVER Physics, Biology MISS LILLIAN JESSUP Geography, World Geography MRS. FAYE BETTY LEVY Mathematics, Homemaking MISS MYRTLE McCORMICK English, Latin MR. EARL A. MOODY Mechanical Drawing, Building Trades MRS. ETHELYN MORGAN Mathematics MR. HAROLD J. MOULD Band, Orchestra MR. IRA E. NOBLE Electricity MR. C. J. OLANDER Physical Training, First Aid, Civics, Health MISS BERTHA L. PLUMB Foods, Cafeteria MR. C. L. RICHARDS Woodwork MISS PATTI SANKEE English, Spanish MR. D. F. SCHULTZ Machine Shop MR. J. C. SHANKLAND Vice-Principal, Speech, Constitution MR istry MR. WARRLN A. SWARTZ Airplane Mechanics, Metalwork MR. CLYDE E. SWENDER Vocations, General Business, Mathematics MISS FRANCES E. TAYLOR Journalism, English MR. V. E. TIMMINS American History MISS SUE UNRUH Physical Training, First Aid, Civics, Health MISS MONA R. WALTER Chorus MISS BESS WILHITE English MISS JANET A. CLARK General Clerk MISS MARGARET F. PENNEY Registrar MISS MARY r. SCHUERER Librarian MISS EVELYN KOESTER School Nurse — PAGE SIXARGENTINE HIGH SCHOOL TWENTY-FIRST STREET ENTRANCE • • • SOUTH VIEW GYMNASIUM ENTRANCEARGENTI AN 1945 • CLASS OF 1945 • The class of 1945 was composed of 108 students, 62 girls and 46 boys. Many boys departed for the armed forces during the year, which fact accounts for the majority of girls. The following were elected members of the National Honor Society: Gene Amrine, Harold Arm- strong, Marilyn Bell, Imogene Brady, Imogene Carr, Russell Fosmire, Andrena Gatzoulis, John Gazda, Marjorie Grube, Phyllis Hoover, Juanita Jones, Valeta King, Rosemary Levi, Mary McCormick, Betty Poling, Carlene Smith, Margie Speaks, and Mary Vedros. The annual senior play, "Shiny Nose," was presented January 31. The cast consisted of four boys and five girls. Ruthie Normile, Iris Simpson, and George Hoover were cheerleaders of the Mustang Club, in which 67 seniors were members. Ralph Shankland won honorable mention in a National Quill and Scroll editorial writing contest. Six journalism students were in the Press Club, and the co-editors of the bi-weekly school paper were Charles Wade, Ralph Shankland, and Eugene Leat. The editors of the annual were Claud Harris and James Childers. Imogene Carr was president of the Press Club, Harold Armstrong was president of the Student Congress, Valeta King was president of the Girl Reserves, L. C. Maddox was president of the Mus- tang Club, and Lloyd Sillyman was president of the "A" Club. Twelve members of the orchestra and band were seniors this year. The class was sponsored by Miss Frances E. Taylor and Mr. V. E. Timmins. SENIOR YEAR President................................John Gazda Vice-President.................Phyllis Hoover Secretary......................Carlene Smith Treasurer.............................Andrena Gatzoulis Sponsors...................Miss Frances Taylor Mr. V. E. Timmins JUNIOR YEAR President......................Carl Mayhugh Vice-President........................Carlene Smith Secretary.............................Juanita Jones Treasurer.............................Roberta Fullerton Cheer Leaders..................Ruthie Normile Donna Tiner Sponsor........................Mr. N. F. Shell SOPHOMORE YEAR President................................Bill Parkin Vice-President......................Jeannette Pountain Secretary...........................Donna Glenn Treasurer......................Janell Matthews’ Cheer Leader............................Donna Tiner Sponsor........................Mr. F. S. Hoover FRESHMAN YEAR President Vice-President.. Bill Erter Martha Ervin Secretary Treasurer Cheer Leaders.. Iris Jean Simpson Donna Glenn Norma Ayrault Sponsor Ruthie Normile Miss Gladys Congdon President EIGHTH YEAR Harold Armstrong Vice-President.. Veda Wylie Secretary Treasurer Betty Hausler Dean Murphy Cheer Leader... Norma Ayrault Sponsor '. Mrs. Ethelyn Morgan President Vice-President.. SEVENTH YEAR Glen Mayhugh Phyllis Hoover Secretary Treasurer Cheer Leader... Ruthie Normile Bill Ely Norma Thorp Sponsor Miss Edith Delaney PAGE TENARGENTINE HIGH i i n l A y „ IF c CLASS OF 1945 ADDISON, MARY ELLA—Mustang Club 4; Junior Play; Office Work. AMRINE, GENE—Mustang Club 4; Junior Play; Band 2; Class Vice President 3. ANDERSON, VELMA RUTH—Girl Reserves 1. 2; G.A.A. 2; Orchestra 1, 2; Mustang Club 4. ARMSTRONG, HAROLD—Mustang Club 3, 4; gress 4; Band 1, 2, 3. AYRAULT, NORMA—Mustang Club 2, 4; Argentian Staff 2. 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Cheer Leader 2; Operetta 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Cheer Leader 1. BARNETT, JEAN. BODAM, RALPH—Football 4 3,3; Basketba Band 1. 2. tT 4; (OrScft WT BORDERS, NEIL—Football 1. 2, 3, I) "A" Club 3. 4; Mustang Club 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1. 2, 3, 4. United States Navy. BORGMANN. BONNIE—Club 3. Play; Office Work. BOWDEN. JOYCE—Glee Club 3. 4; Operetta 3. (Dropped School) BOYER, JACK. BRADBURY. LUCILLE—Argentian £taff 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 2. 3- lang C l l tang Club 4. v. jj miA' • • BRADOmOGENE—Mustang Club 4. BROWN, ELBERT—Basketball. 2. 3. BRUCE, MARY KATHRYN. BEACH. GEORGIA—Mustc a Club 4. BEACHBOARD. CHARLENt Libfarf£if'2. BELL, MARILYN—Mustang Club 4; Junior Play; Senior Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4 Office Work. BELLEMAN, BILL—Weir, Kansas—Football 2; Junior Play Basketball 1. 2, 3; Track 1, 2; Band 1, 2, 3; Class Secre- tary 1; Argentine high school—Football 4; Basketball 4- Track 4. BILYEU, BOB—Orchestra 2, 3. o v, BODAM, DELORES.ARGENTIAN 1945 • (JLAS BURGESS KOdlLLE i la 1, 4; Girl Reservos JRTON 1, 4; Oper- 2. Club 4; Student Co xjress . Congress 1, 2; Argentian Staif 2. 3. 4; Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Press Club 4; 4. —Mustcng Club 2, 3, 4; Student Con- 2. 3. 4. CORNELIUS, BOB—Football 3, 4; "A" Club 4; Mustang Club -'I; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; (Dropped School). CRITES, BOB. ADEAN—Glee Cl s 4. (Dropped Scho DALZELL, DONNABLL- -Aldon Put lie v School—Basketball Operetta l. t p— , .'V i |Lwx4 ' CROSS, EDWADEAN—Glee Cl-b 3. 4; Operetta 3. 4; Girl Reserves 4. (Dropped School) Fu DANIELS ' DbLORESE -MdStang Club 3, 4: Wentian Staff 2, 3, 4; Librjgut Crfeftftta DEXTER, LEONARD—Mustang Club 3. 4; Football 2. 3. 4- Basketball 2, 3, 4; Track 2; "A" Club 3, 4; Student Con- gress 2, 4. DOUGLAS, CHARLES—Orchestra 1. United States Navy. • • • EDEN, BILL—Basketball 2, 3; Track 1; Mustang Club 4. ELY, BILL—Football 3, 4; Mustang Club 2, 3, 4; Tennis 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Student Congress 1. 2, 3; Operetta 1, 2, 3, 4. Annual Staff 4; Argentian G.A.A.-2, 4; Y 4 Operetta 3, 4; Scroll 4. FOSMIRE, RUSSELL—Mustang Club 4; Junior Play; Senior Play; PAGE TWELVEnnual ARGENTINE HIGH • CLASS OF 1945 GATZOULIS. ANDRENA—Mustang Club 3. 4; Argentian Staff 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 2; GAZDA. JOHN—Mustang Club 2. 4; Student Congress 1, 2; Class Presicfen GLENN. DONNA—Mustang Club 2. 3. 4; A cntiaf Staff 2, 3. 4; Class Treasurer 1; Class Secretary 2;X)porctta 1. GREENWOOD. JACK—Lijy tine High School—Foot' Track 2, 4; Band 2, 4; GRUBE, MARJORIE—Mustang Clu Girl Reserves 1; Typing S f 2. 3. 4. HARRIS. CLAUD—Argentian Staff 2. 3. Staff 4; Editor 4; Mustang Club HENRION, JACK—Mustang Club 4; Football 1, "A" Club 4. V HERNANDEZ, MIKE—Orchestra 4. HINDMAN. DORIS—Mustang Club 4. HINDMAN. LOIS—Muttankj Clu HOLTOM, HAZEL—Mustang Cl Argentian Staff HdLW Ta HOOVERr GEORGE—Mustang Clu gentian Staff 2, 3, 4; Cheer HOOVER. PHYLLIS—Mustang Club 2. 3. 4; dent 4; Typing Squad 3; Glee Club 4; Operet Work. HOWELL.v VANITA—: ——v KNOWLES. PHY 1. 2 LARSON. LE ROY—Track 3. 4. 3; Argon Band Glee Club 3, 4. . 4; Student Congress 1; unidr Play; Basketba . VANITA—Mustang Club 3, 4; Junior Play; Glee Club 4 INGRAHAM. NADYNE— Argontian Staff 2. 3, 4; G.A.A. 1, 2; Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4. JACKMAN, PENNINAH—Argentign Stafk2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves a L L 4,, . - JONES, JUANITA—Mustang-Club 3, 4; Student Congross 2; Class Secretary 3:. Operetta 1- Qffico Work. KING, VALETA—Mustang Club A; Studept Congress 2; Senior Play; Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4: G.A. i. T, 2, 5, 4,0$lumcral Club 2. 3. 4. ft . iLav K WLS5. pAyLL —Mustapg Club OWv Senior Play; G.A.A. 1. 2,Bt mimoral Club 3, 4; Girl Rosorvos 1. PAGE THIRTEENARGENTI AN 1945 • CLASS OF 1945 • v LAWSON. KENNETH—Track 2. 3. EAT, EUGENE—Mustang Club 2, 4; Junior Play; Senior Play; Basketball 1, 2; Tennis 2, 3; Press Club 4; Argentian Staff 2, 3. 4; Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4; Track 1. 2; Operetta 1. 2, 3. 4. Unitod States Navy. LEVI, ROSMARY—Mustang Club 4; Junior Play; Senior Play; G.A.A. 1. 2, 3. 4; Numeral Club 2, 3, 4; Office Work. f 5 7?J f. C srHJLA-Ji J J McCORK CK. MARY—Mustang Club 4; Student Congress 4; % G.A.A. 2. 3. : MEALMAN. BOB—Rosedale High School—Football 1; Gloo Club 2. MURILLO. ELVIRA—Girl Reserves 2. 3. 2- ' , RUTHIE—Ait Club 1. 2. 3, 4; Mustang Club 2, 3, 4; r Play;xGj b Glu 2;. dcnt Congress Uoe£ dor 1. NORMILE Junior Leader 3, lb 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3; G.A.A. 2. ORTIZ, ANTONIO. LIERA, OLIVIA—G.A.A. 1. 2, 3. 4; Numoral Club 3, 4. , LILL1CH, A IE—Girl Reserves 3. 4. ' LILLICH, BILL. MARSHALL. WILLIAM—Glee Club 2. 4; Oporotta 1. 4. MASHBURN, NANCY—Cleveland High School—Glee Club 1; Librarian 1; Whitehaven High Skrhool—Art Club 3; Glee , Club 3. AYHUGH, GLEN—Mustang Club 4; Class Vice President 1; Student Congross 1; Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Orchestra 3, 4. LITTLEFIELD,' ANN—tfui T6ub 4; Glee'Club 1. 2; Opor- etta 1. 2; G.A.A. 1« 2, 3. LOOMIS, DORIS—Gled Clufr M; Orcb® 1. 2, 3, 4. lopez. Clfons6.'’ LUNDAY. —Glee Club 4. MADDOX. L. C.—Mustanq Club 4; Football 2, 3. 4; Basketball 2. 3. 4; Track 1, 2; "A" Club 3. 4. MALONEY. BERNARD—United States Navy. to ' - PAGE FOURTEENARGENTINE HIGH OWENS. MARY—Art Club 1; G.A.A. 1. 2. 4; Girl Reserves 4. PARKIN, BILL—Mustang Club 2, 3, 4; Junior Play; Class Presi- dent 2. PARSONS. MARY—Glee Club 1. 4; Operetta 1. 4. PERRINE, WILEY—Football 2; Mustang Club 4. POLING. BETTY-t Staff 2. 3, 4; and M 4 RAFFERTY. BONNIE—Mustang Club 2, 3. 4: Art Club 1. 2. 3. 4; Band 1. 2; G.A.A. 1. 2. ROBERTS, ROBERTA—Mustang Club 3, 4; Student Congress 1; Junior Play; Argentian Staff 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1; Operetta 1. ROGERS. WILMA—Girl Reserves 3.4 Opmettci 1: Argentian Staff 2. 3. 4. SAUNDERS. BILL—Basketball 2. 3. SIMPSON. IRIS—Mustang Club 2, 3, 4; Cheor Leader 4; Stu- dent Congress 1, 3; Class Secretary 1; Office Work. SMITH. CARLENE—I ang Clulv3. 1, 2. 3.J- Student Congrd£s % cidsS Present 3yClass Secreta y«r Operetta 1. 2, 3; Office Work. 4f c SMITH, IRENE—Center High School—Junior Pfayv Gfoe.'Clufc 1. 2. 3; Girl Redervos . 2 3; fii mtJCpp wArgontirt SMITH. MOTEL WILSON—Junior Play; Track 1. 2. SMITH, ROBERT—Oporottai DA' SOUTHERLAND. BUD-fFoiball 1. 2.W Club 4; Track 4. Ii V A I Mustang ill 3. 4; Basket- PAGE FIFTEENARGENTI AN 1945 • CLASS OF 1945 STOTT, GLEN—"A" Club 3, 4; Mustang Club 2, 4; Baskotball 1; Track 3, 4; Orchestra 3; Band 1, 2, 3. STRAUB. FLOYD—Track 3. THOMAS. ALDEN—Football 1, 2, 4; "A" Club 2. 3, 4; Track 1. 2, 4; Basketball 1. 2. 4. (U. S. Navy 3). THORP, NORMA—Mustang Club 4; Band 1. 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 1. TISPEL, DARLENE—Music Drnri J, BEY, KATHRYN—Mus a Club 4; G.A (ont Congress 1; 1; G.A.A. 1; Girl , 4; Student Congress 3; TOWNSEND. LOIS—Art Club 1. 3; G.A.A. 1. TREELAND, MARGARET—Mustang Club 4. ULM, RICHARD—Mustang Club 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3; Basket- ball 2; Track 1, 2, 4; "A” Club 3, 4; (U. S. Army part of 3 and .4). VEDROS, MARY—Mustang Club 3, 4; Argontian Staif 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 2. WADE, CHARLES—Mustang Club 4; Argontian Staff 2, 3, 4; Editor 4; Press Club 3, 4; Quill and Scroll 3, 4; Band 2; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Golf 4. United States Navy. WOODS. DORIS—G.A.A. 2, 3, 4; Numeral Club 3. 4. WITHOUT PICTRES Club 2, 3, 4; Argontian Staff 2, 3; 1. I JOHN. stang Club 3, 4; Student Congross 1; Orch- Band 3; Operetta 1. PAGE SIXTEENARGENTINE HIGH • CLASS OF 1946 • The junior class had a total of 159 members, with 19 more girls than boys. Chosen by the students to lead the class this year were the following officers: Bob Jarvis, presi- dent; Eddie Reynolds, vice-president; Bernice Licklider, secretary; Shirley Neely, treasurer. The juniors were well represented in school organizations. Ten were in the Student Congress, one being the secretary. Thirty-four were members of the Mustang Club, also including the secretary. Other members were officers of various other organizations, including the president of the Girls' Athletic Association. The juniors held staff positions on the school paper. The Argentian. Juniors were also active in the sports field, especially Dusty Coons and Ivan Crabaugh, both of whom made both all-city football and basketball teams as well as Northeast Kansas all-stars in basketball. Ivan was unanimously voted captain of the Northeast Kansas league all-stars in basket- ball. The class presented its annual play April 6. Mr. Neil F. Shell and Miss Myrtle McCormick were sponsors of the group this year. FIRST ROW—Garcia, Cervant, Easley Ford, Jolly, Janes, Buffington, Byrd Bustamante, Guitterez. SECOND ROW—Chambers, Fohn, J. Craig, de Went, Jones, Foster, Jamie son, Hulbert, Gamblo, Cherniak, Her nandez, Dunwell. THIRD ROW—Altman, Hernandez, A. Albright, Forbes, Crockor. Alt, Hutson Green, Dixon, Couch, Bowman. FOURTH ROW — Brown, -Haas, Cra bough, Cozad, Coons, Carr, Gamber Bock, Groove, Bond, Glenn. FIRST ROW — George, Burton, Knott, Marquoz, Jarvis, McDormott, Piorcoc, Lawson, Price. SECOND ROW—Laughin, Markula, Man- teil, Neely, Pierce, King, Morris, L.. Miche, Pratt, Marquez, Johns. THIRD ROW—Madrigal, Keupker, Post- en, Myors, Landrey, Lehman, Lam- bert, McNeoso, Morris, V., Mitchell, McMahon, Martin. FOURTH ROW — Paxton, Licklider. Kirsher, Pacheco, Poling, Meek, Paris, Kitcholl, Monteil, Lawrey, Lynn, LoteL FIFTH ROW—Lansing, Combs, Parsons, M., Martin, Mullens, Lewis, Mahoney, Mize, Phelps, R., Phelps, M„ Ogburn, Kazle, Moore, Puhr. • • • FIRST ROW—Washburn, White, Vargas, Smith, M., Smith N., Reynolds, Vernon, Ulmer, Tuttlo, Simpson, Shutt. SECOND ROW—Smith. D., Wyman, Tee- garden, Ross, Sessions, Twibell, Wilker, Simma, Reynolds, Richey. THIRD ROW—Salmon, Wadlow, Rosas, Winn, Todd, VanDolah, South, Smith, A., Swinehart, Wire, Rodwine, Stigall. FOURTH ROW—Robles, Uhlig, Scarlett, Robohn, Walling, Rohr, Singleton, Smith, R., Vodros, Young, Sweems. PAGE SEVENTEENARGENTI AH 1I4S • CLASS OF 1947 • The sophomore class, with 108 boys and 124 girls, was again the largest class in school. Officers of the class were: Wallace Gregg, president; Walter Turner, vice-president; Billie Rae, secretary; and Jimmie Hall, treasurer. The sophomores took an active part in sports and other activities. A sophomore football team, coached by C. E. Swender, engaged in competition with other sophomore teams of the city. It won most of its games. The only sophomore to letter on the first team in football was Richard Woodruff. In basketball the class was represented by Kenneth E. Miller, who substituted regularly on the first team besides making up the nucleus of the second team, along with Andrew Lillich and Bill Cun- ningham. The class contributed strong support to the track team, Billy Greenwood, Paul Ludwig, Robert Monteil, Tony Rocca, and Walter Turner lettering. FIRST ROY —Ritchey. Saunders, McGin- nis, Yowell, Utter, Vaughn, Sponcor, Wyniger, Roese, Payne, Nelson. SECOND ROW—McCray, McIntosh. E., Pringle, Madle, Pierce, Miller B., Mat- ney, Martinez, Quirk, Borgan, Perez. THIRD ROW—Monroe. Madl. Paxton. Moody, Meyer, Smith, R., Martin, Mann, Payne, Prather, J.. McIntosh. FOURTH ROW—Braswell. Miller. T., Miller. K. E.. Miller. K. D.. Meyers, Perry, Olivarez, Mitschke, Miller, L. • • • FIRST ROW—Redwine. Thurman. Vail ejo. Wollery, Vega. Wobb, Rose Sanchez, Wolman. SECOND ROW—Rodriguez, Zarachosa Richmond, Weaver, Sidebottom. Thorn ton, Blythe, Rocha, Tarver, Rae. THIRD ROW—Smith, P., Smith. D.. Wal ters, Taylor, Saunders, Wilson, Smith L., Tibbs, Simerly, Wright R. FOURTH ROW—Turner, Ensley, Page Woodruff, Stewart, Rudd. Uhlig, Swift Spicer. PAGE EIGHTEENARGENTINE HIGH • CLASS OF 1947 • Seven boys were admitted to the "A" Club, which is achieved by lettering in a major sport. In an all-school assembly the sophomores presented a one-act play written by Robert Dunwell. Two dances were held for sophomores only, one at Legion Hall and another at the Argentine Youth Center. Eighteen sophomores were members of the band and approximately fourteen were in the glee club. Four sophomores, Clara Ethel Childers, Anna May Cramblit, Maxine Holsinger, and Dorothy Quirk made up a string quartet which played at numerous Parent-Teacher Association meetings, teas, and other programs, including the Mustang Revue and Gold Star Memorial program. In the Student Congress were eight sophomores, and in the Mustang club there were twenty. The sponsors of the class were Miss Edna Barnes and Mr. C. E. Swender. FIRST ROW—Carter, Crow, Brown. B. Best, Bullock, Bonnett, Brown, H. Dotmcr. Burgoss, Clem. SECOND ROW—Dunlap, Bogard, Carri gor, Antanapolis, Childers, Colman Dowdle, Culp, Bradbury, Addison Berry. THIRD ROW—Brackett, Christine, Caud ron, Cutburth, Buckman, Brown, M. Badgor, Campbell, Andorson, Cow perthwait. FOURTH ROW — Cramblit. Graham Bishop, Baker, Croy, Davi3, Wagner Dunwell, Aura, Aiman, Daniels. FIRST ROW—Lazano. Hinds, Howard, Gerby, Evans, A., Eden, Jack, Guitcr- rez, Christine. SECOND ROW—Lattin, Johnson, Grif- lith, Hauser, Kunze, Imler, Klemp- nauer, Hemandoz, Hicks, Hampton. THIRD ROW—Janes, Harper, Harris, Jones, D., Ghrist, Lawson, Easter, Greenwood, Evans, R., Jones, R., Fow- ler. FOURTH ROW—Lozano, Jester, Husong, Hulford, Johnson, Kent, Lapham, Hol- singer, Frisby, Easter, F., Long. FIFTH ROW—Howor, Colburn, Heinson, Hawk, Green, Cunningham, Hyle, L.. Long. Ludwig, Hall, Hayes, Lillich, Gregg. PAGE NINETEEN■ r ARGENT V .Al . FIRST ROW—Campos, Amrino, Alum baugh. Chambers, Aura, Bruner, Fos tor, Calvin, Babcock, P., Becker. SECOND ROW—Dale, Craig, Busta mante, Borders. Bittner, Falconer Crummett, Billups, Atchloy, Coxen. THIRD ROW—French, Brewer. Cox Campboll, Easter. Ferrera, Babccck, I. Crane, Ammerman, Couch. FOURTH ROW—Cline. Estes, Eldrldge Bogk, Fosmire, Baldwin, Bowman Burlan, Askron, Bondure. FIRST ROW — Kcupkor, L., Lawson, Isaac, Lillich, Kennedy, L„ Hurt, Hill, Konnody, R.. Healy, Lomas, Hawos, M., Krouse. SECOND ROW—Larson, Gregg, Liera, Lambeth, Gerber, Hopkins, Heinson, Hawes, B., Littlefield. Ingram, Groeu- street, Larimore, Gish. THIRD ROW—Knott, Jowell, Lohman. Lawson, Long, Hutchingson, Lapham, Hall, Lawson, Gunz, Jones, Gallup, Garrott. FOURTH ROW—Jackman, T., Hanson, Kolsoy, Kirk, Lattin, Hcllwig, Holtom, Harris, Dobbins, Gunn, Gipson, Green- wood, Jackman, J. FIRST ROW—Whitsell, Watt, Madrigal Miche, Murray, Tisdol, Robinson, Mur rilla, Valojo, Townsend, McKillup Withm, Sjoblom, Owens, Webb. SECOND ROW—Simmons, Thompson Reed, Morris, Moore, Madrigal. Mark ula, Stratton, Ross, Solis, Wade Payne, Morris. THIRD ROW—Ussery. Smith. Roynolds Whito, Scarlett, Perry, Thomas, Me Mullin, Whitsoll, Velasquez, Mondoz Roberts, Sessions, Tuttle. FOURTH ROW—Walling, Perkins. Mairs Tyler, Serviss, Strohlow, Metz, Whollor Purington, Maddox. Rawlings, Stozer Whellor, Updograff. • CLASS OF 1948 • Under the sponsorship of Miss Gladys Cong don, the freshman class, consisting of 158 members, played an active and important part in school activities this year. The class had 50 members in the Colt club and others active in the band and junior high orchestra. The junior high football and basket- ball teams consisted largely of freshmen. They presented an assembly for the junior high students which was composed of talent from the class. The class elected Gus Burton, president; Sue Scarlett, vice-president; Betty Lawson, secretary; and Joyce Payne, treasurer. Class cheerleaders were: Alice Jean Miche and Norma Long. PAGE TWENTY• CLASS OF 1949 • ARGENTINE HIGH The eighth grade this year consisted of eighty boys and seventy-three girls, making a total of one-hundred sixty. The class elected as their officers: Harold Lawson, president; Joyce Carnahan, vice-president; Beverly Haight, secretary. The eighth graders were well represented in school activities this year with two members in Stu- dent Congress, nine in band and thirty in the Colt club. In sports the eighth graders made up the majority of the junior high basketball team, which won the mythical city championship by winning all but one of its games, which was lost by one point. Miss Maud Hewitt was sponsor of the group this year. FIRST ROW —Dale, Cassidy. Ferris. Cowperlhwait, Chester, Favours, Ar- ellano, Duckworth, Carter. SECOND ROW—Brashear, Carpenter, B., Fullerton. Cartmill, Barnott, Bush- nell, Albright, Bailey, Crowder. Davis, B., Frame. THIRD ROW—Braden, Dyorson, Borders, Dignan, Brady, Akers, Ferriera, Cob- ble, Fields, Carlyle. Carnahan. FOURTH ROW —King. Corp. Baker, Berry, Davis, R., Blasche, Brown, Car- roll, Doyle, Campbell, Combs. • • • FIRST ROW — Gipson, Jones, Lauder, Bell, Mowrer, Moberly, Johnson, Hemp- hill, SECOND ROW — Mitschke, Huffman. Hisel, Grubo, Kalebaugh, Howe, Jewell, Hale. THIRD ROW—Holsinger, Murray, Hark- ness, Moffett, Lawson, Karr, Haight, Hampton. FOURTH ROW—Kent. Hankins. Maga- than, Messick, Gardner, Hanks, In- galls, Landrey, Johnston. FIRST ROW—Hawes, Sanchez, Loya, Ibarra, Rios, J. Sweem, Rios, P., Pear son, Ouillin, Smith, Owens, Scherer. SECOND ROW —Payne, J.. Pierce, Wright, Taylor, White, Penson, Gos- sett. Setzer, Sparks, Hall, Macia, Rus- sell, Glaser, Howell. THIRD ROW —Hardy. Long, Phillips, Reynolds, Swartzendruber, Ogburn, Pacheco, Sparks, Solis, Payne, B., Vest, Sterner, Webb. FOURTH ROW — Studdard. Peugeot. Phelps, Norwood, Smith, Rutledge, Maisch, Sjoblom, Worlein, Keith, Woodruff, Reynolds. PAGE TWENTY-ONE• CLASS OF 1950 • ARGENTIAN 1945 Leading all classes in the sale of war stamps and bonds, the seventh grade again set its goal for a jeep. This class of 156 members was evenly divided, with 78 girls and 78 boys. Jack Vanderwell was elected president; Ralph Ninemire, vice-president; Bob Coulter, secretary; and Martha Fredericks, treasurer. Class cheerleaders were: Norma Hollingsworth, Donald Daniels, and Alfred Johnson. Miss Bess Wilhite is sponsor of the class. Members participated in such school activities as the Colt club, campfire girls and junior high basketball. The class gave a talent assembly for the junior high. Jane Woods, Donald Brashear, Alfred Johnson, Arthur Werle and Jack Vanderwell represented the home rooms in the Student Congress. FIRST ROW—Brown, D., Detmor, Bailey, Cerovich, Carillo, Ferguson, B., Dick- inson, Ferguson, K.. Dale, Daniels. SECOND ROW—Carmody, B.. Becker, Enfiold, Dye, Ayala, Chester, Cole- man, Carman, Fredericks, Drenon. THIRD ROW—Beach, Foster, Brown, N., Carriger, Fisher. F., Fisher, B., Boyd, Chamberlin, Ammerman, Crummett, Brashear. FOURTH ROW—Briscoe, Baker, Coulter. Carmody, D., Crozier, Crowder, Boice, Bryson, Dean, Castro, L, Clyma. FIRST ROW —Hubbard, Kyle, Goold. Hugard, P., McGhan, Krouso, S.. Mow- rer, Jazo, Murillo, Hollingsworth, Keller. SECOND ROW—Johnson, A., Harryman, J., Krouse, H., Moffett, Glenn, Huck, McBee, Hardy, Johnson, L, Kennedy, Greenwood, Ludwig, Murphy, Mad- dox. THIRD ROW—Massengill. Hugard, I.. McWilliams, Hayes. Garrett, Lattelle, Lamase, Hanson, Klempnauer, Gants, Loya, Hahnor, Messick, Horst, Hamp- ton. FOURTH ROW—Gunn, Lambeth, Kaster, Poole, Harryman, C., Medina, Lentz. Hires, Jacobson, Lenoir, Hellwig, Mob- erly, Mendez, Morrison, Loomis. FIRST ROW—Shipley. Wright, Wine- gardner, Pringle, Rose, Swift, Robohn, Tippin, Teegarden, Wilkes, Slraub. SECOND ROW—White. Weems. Reyes. Williams, Oehlert, Piersee, Smith. W., Nunez, Sellers, Rios, Utter, Purinton. THIRD ROW—Stubbs. Wood. Ousley, Smoo, Wiyninger, Parker, Yoder, Solis, Smith, J., Suggs, Velasquez, Werle. FOURTH ROW—Pugh. Schmeck. Poole, Reynolds, Vohs, Zamora, Ninemire, Van Derwell, Sapp, Williamson, Spengler, Quillin. PAGE TWENTY-TWOARGENTINE HIGH • STUDENT CONGRESS • The Student Congress has a two-fold purpose, first to promote student participation in service to the school and second, to acquaint a larger group of students with the problems of the school and to help solve them in a democratic manner. The Congress was composed of student representatives chosen from home rooms by the class members and two representatives from each grade chosen by class officers of the previous year. Committees appointed for the year were: Indoor, outdoor, interschool, by-laws senior high as- sembly, junior high assembly, and student-faculty. These committees after investigating problems of the school, made reports to the government body. The problems were discussed and solutions planned and presented. The activities of the Congress were reported in the second-hour home rooms through the representatives, following each meeting. Harold Armstrong '45, was president for the year along with Leonard Dexter '45, vice-president and Marvin Coons '46, secretary. Miss Myrtle McCormick and Mr. Earl A. Moody were the faculty sponsors and representatives. PACE TWENTY-THREEARGENTI AN 194 5 OFFICE MACHINES • • • TYPING • • • LIBRARY PAGE TWENTY-SIXARGENTINE HIGH e OFFICE MACHINES • Thirty students were enrolled this year in office machines, a course which was started five years ago to meet the growing demands for specialized and versatile skills to help the high school graduate find employment in various business offices. This course includes the study of filing, operation of adding machines, duplicating letters and forms by means of the mimeograph, ditto, and speedograph machines. Included in filing is a thorough study of the fundamentals of indexing in alphabetic triple check automatic subject and soundex, numeric and geographic methods. Included in the operation of the adding machines is practice in addition with special attention to the most commonly used combinations of numbers. Included in the duplication of letters and the mimeograph course is training in the operation and care of the machine and making copies, and training in cutting stencils by the use of a mimeoscope and typewriter. Included in the study of the ditto course is ex perience in running copies on the speedograph and ditto machines by using ditto carbon, ribbon, pencil, and ink. Argentine graduates have a reputation in the business houses in this area for a high degree of skill after taking this course. • TYPING CLASS • The typing department of Argentine high school has won more than fifty contests since the first event in 1914. In the Northeast Kansas or Kansas City area Argentine has never lost a contest. The first twenty-six contests in which Argentine participated, including ten Kansas state events, three inter-state meets, a national meet, and other contests of a smaller scope were won by the Argentine squads. The school holds the all-time state records in both accuracy and in speed, in both the first-year and second-year divisions. The high of ninety-nine words per minute was reached by the second-year group one year in the state contest, and within eight months in the first-year a speed of eighty-one was obtained. The typing squad for the past year was chosen from the following group: Velda Burton, Ann Coats, Roberta Fullerton John Gazda, Marjorie Grube, Rosemary Levi, and Carlene Smith from the second year division, and Anna Marie Albright, Harold Armstrong, Nancy Culp, Shirley Glenn, Cornelia Jordan, Glendora Lapham, L. C. Maddox, Jr., Arlene Markula, Barbara Puhr, Norma Smith, and Mary Weaver from the first year division. In the shorthand division were the following students who were chosen to represent Argentine in various contests: Margie Speaks, Doris Hindman, Veda Wylie, Rosemary Levi, Phyllis Knowles, and Donna Glenn. Argentine graduates have established a reputation in the business houses of Greater Kansas City for a high degree of skill. Many employers come directly to the school to choose their employees. Many students have received part-time work while attending school. • LIBRARY • The library, v ith over 4,000 books, is an integral part of the school curriculum. Serious consider- ation is given to the value of each book in relation to the subjects offered by the school before it is ordered for school use. Technical books are being emphasized more and more by the library. About one-fourth of the material is selected for leisure-time reading. The library is careful to con- sider the literary style of the books and the influence they may have on the student in helping to form a desirable habit and attitude. Over thirty popular magazines are available in the library for pleasure reading and class work. Reference books have been added to the library this year. These included the revised editions of the thirty volume Encyclopedia Americana, the eighteen volume World Book Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia Britannica. For the first time the school has purchased a twenty-two volume dic- tionary of American biography. Webster's Biographical Dictionary and the 1944 Who's Who, an English publication which is international in material, also were obtained. An Atlas of American History, which contains changes of boundaries and size of nations according to era, was purchased as an addition to historical volumes. Mabel Smith '47 has acted as assistant to Miss Mary F. Schuerer during second hour. Her duties were to notify students who had overdue books, and to keep books in their proper places.ARGENTIAN 1945 • BAND • Seventy members of the band furnished the entertainment at such programs as the Kansas City Structural Steel Production Drive, Mustang Revue, Spring Concert and other auditorium programs. The full band in complete uniform played at all home football games and performed stunts be- tween halves. A pep band composed of about twenty members of the regular band played at most of the pep assemblies and all home basketball games. At the end of the season this group had a banquet because of its extra duty. Majorettes, led by Dorothy Clevenger, took a prominent part in numerous programs. The major- ettes were: Bobbee Isaac, Eleanor Ann Duckworth, Martha Grube, and Dolores Hisel. 9 9 9 The band presented its annual spring concert May 7, featuring as soloists lames Childers, bass- horn; Veda Wylie, piano; Dorothy Clevenger, who presented a baton twirling exhibition; and a clar- inet trio composed of Glen Mayhugh, Norma Thorp, and Marjorie Grube. • ORCHESTRA • The orchestra was composed of sixty-five members, twenty-eight of whom played string instru- ments. This organization played for assemblies, programs, and presented a nickel assembly. An ex- change concert with Shawnee Mission was held again this year. The entire string section composed a string orchestra which played at the junior and senior plays and other programs. The only senior soloist to play at the spring concert was Marilyn Bell, celloist. The orchestra is under the direction of Harold J. Mould. • GLEE CLUB • The boys' and girls' Glee clubs were combined this year for the first time because of the war con- ditions and the depletion of the faculty. The Glee clubs, in former years, wore sweaters and other uniforms to denote their club. These uniforms had to be dispensed with this year as uniforms were too hard to secure and much too high priced for many of the club's membership to buy. The officers of the club are chosen at the first of the fall semester and are in office the entire school term. The officers were formerly tv o presidents and two vice-presidents, two secretaries and two treasurers, but as the Glee clubs are combined, the officers were chosen from the entire group. The officers are as follows: Bill Ely, president; John Gazda. vice-president; and Roberta Easley, secretary-treasurer. The annual program given by the Glee clubs in the spring of the year was of original ideas, arranged by students from the club, assisted by Miss Mona Walter, club sponsor and director of the club. The class had an enrollment of 52, of whom 16 were boys and 36 were girls. In the club this year there were several different groups of students who practised numbers for special occasions. The groups were a boys' quartet of Paul Stigall, Bill Ely, Paul Ludwig, and Eugene Leaf, and a girls' trio composed of Phyllis Hoover, Ann Coats, and Norma Ayrault. PAGE TWENTY-EIGHTY W. n ARGENTINE HIGH '— ' ' ' '■■■ ■"' '■- ".. " ' - GLEE CLUB FIRST ROW-Smith, L., Isaac, Dowdlo, Mitschko. French, Gish. Forbes, Janos, Grube, Layman, Harold J. Mould (Di- rector). SECOND ROW -Johnson, Evans, Jonos, Smith, P., Jackman, J., Turner, Babcock, Kirk, Karr, Clevenger, Payne, Hisol, Hicks, Kuckworth. THIRD ROW—Chamberlain, Crain, Culo, Christ, Bodam, Greenwood, Mayhugh, Thorp, Grube, M. J., Crockor, Christine, D., Dotmor. FOURTH ROW—Davis, McIntosh, Easter, Badger, Gunn. Dunwell. Richy, Metz, Jackman, T„ Markula, Tuttle, H. FIFTH ROW—Mitchell, Miche, E„ Tuttle, P., Myers, Roher, Hutchinson. Paxton, Zylor, Inghram, Bell, Smith, R. LAST ROW- Wright, Garrett, Christine, Latin, Helwig, Childers, J., Rudd, Fos- miro, Ashkrin, Gunz, Landroy, Childers, C. E. BAND FIRST ROW Harold J. Mould, director Smith, M., Childers, C., Boll, Wire, Quirk Webb, Micho. E. SECOND ROW—Lapham, Colvin, Hornan dez, Cramblit, White, Ghrist, Culp, Purin ton, Maddox, McGathan. THIRD ROW—Albriaht, E.. Gerber, R., Hoi singer, F.. Dunwell, Albright, A., Pringlo Mowrer, Moborly, Forris, Utter. FOURTH ROW-Mitschko. Izaac. Gish Evans, French, Johnson. Mayhugh, Turn er, Karr, Uttor, O., Loomis. FIFTH ROW—Smith, R.. Ingraham, Hutch inson, Tyler, Robor, Myers, Motz, Richey Easter, Chamberla n. SIXTH ROW Davis. Miche. A.. Tuttlo. Dun well, B.. Rudd. Childors, J., Ashkron Latin, Gunz, Badger. ORCHESTRA FIRST ROW—Martin, Burgoss, Marquez, Loomis, Hoover, Smith. N., Richmond, Monteil, White, Pratt, Evans, Mona, R., Walter (Director). SECOND ROW—Buckner, Bowden. Lambort, Kirschor, Dunwell, Parsons, Cross, Alt- man, Harris. John, Morris, Bustamante, Meek. THIRD ROW Stigall, Ely, Burton. Blytho, Hutson, Ogborn, Hindman, Swoonoy, Easley, Smith, C., Lunday, Wadlow. FOURTH ROW—Moore, Howoll, Coats, Ay- rault, Teagarden, Loat, Smith, R., Gazda, Robor, Fosmiro, Ludwig, Simma, Mairs, Roynolds. PAGE TWENTY-NINE'-W' ARGENTI AN 1945 CLOTHING ART PAGE THIRTY FOODSARGENTINE HIGH • FOODS • Two courses in foods are offered to help girls to plan and prepare a meal in preparation for their future homes. The first course of foods offers a study of the selection of food for the high school girl and her family. It teaches her the determination of food values, marketing and food costs under new rationing. This course also stresses the principles of foods cookery and the serving of foods pertaining to breakfast, lunches, and suppers, with emphasis on serving attractive foods. A unit for the selection and care of the kitchen equipment is also included in this course. The second course in foods is a continuation of the work of the beginning course with special emphasis on meal plannings and costs of foods. It includes a study of the nutrition of the family, selection of foods, preparation serving of the family dinner. A unit is also given to the food preserva- tion which consists of the canning of fruits, vegetables, and the making of jellies, jams, and pickles. Through home and school projects, the girl is given an opportunity to plan and work inde- pendently. • CLOTHING • Two years of clothing are offered in high school. The general objectives of the course aro (1) to develop in the girl an interest in being suitably and becomingly dressed, considering the family income; (2) to develop a sense of appreciation of beauty, in line and color, and to learn how to adapt its use to individual types; (3) to develop a reasonable degree of skill in the construction of a girl’s wardrobe. In the first year course stress is placed upon being well groomed and suitably dressed. A study of color, line, and textiles teaches the girl to develop her own standards of judgment in the selection, purchase and construction of a girl's wardrobe. The second-year course includes a brief study of the source of fashion and its influence upon present day clothing both as to design and cost. Greater skill is developed in the construction of tailored garments of which the suit or coat is one. Care and upkeep of the girl's wardrobe are emphasized in a remodeling project during the second-year course. • ART • To stimulate the imagination of the art classes this year, work has been done with crafts and native materials at a minimum cost. Wood was carrved into paper knives with fancy handles and wooden costume jewelry was made. Weaving was done on small looms. Stenciling tablecloths and wall hangings helped the students to develop their interest in color and design. The classes have displayed color and design in posters and linoleum prints. Work was displayed at the Gold star program and in the Kansas City public library. Four wall hangings and twenty-five ash trays were made for the American Red Cross. PAGE THIRTY-ONEARGENTIAN 1945 • JOURNALISM • Consisting of fifteen girls and six boys, the third year journalism class, under the supervision of Miss Frances E. Taylor, was divided into three staffs, headed by three co-editors: Ralph Shankland, Charles Wade, and Eugene Leat. The latter two were succeeded by Dollie Pratt, Anna Albright and Dick Combs. The circulation of the Argentian, the school bi-weekly publication, reached a total of 1200, over three hundred seventy-five copies being sent to graduates and former students in military service. The editors of the yearbook were James Childers and Claud Harris. The Argentian won a first place rating in the Twenty-first Annual contest sponsored by the Col- umbia Scholastic Press association. In the National Quill and Scroll contest Ralph Shankland won honorable mention in the editorial division. Approximately ten students qualified for membership in the Press club. Regular column-features of the Argentian were "Argentians in Service," written by Mary Evans; "Going Around," written by James Childers; "How to Die Young," written by Geneva Lambert; and the Inquiring Reporter column written by Dollie Pratt. Imogene Carr was business manager of the Argentian and George Hoover was business manager of the yearbook. • CODE • In an effort to teach boys who were ready for induction into the various branches of the service the correct radio and code procedure, the code class was formed. This class, consisting of about a dozen members and taught by Mr. Ira A. Noble, met every second hour and after school. The equipment used was that left here by the army signal corps. By the end of the year about five of these boys took tests for, applied for and received radio operator's licenses from the Federal Communications Commission. A person who owns one of these licenses is eligible to operate a radio station such as the large ones we have in this area. • MECHANICAL DRAFTING • The beginning course of mechanical drafting consists of blueprint reading. Th© students worked with the blueprints until they were able to read the various types and then started free-hand sketch- ing. Pictorial, orthographic, and working sketches dominated the work of the first semester of the class. In the second semester instrument work began with the use of the T square and triangles. After the students had mastered this work, they did full instrument drawing. The advanced course was a continuation of the beginning course and included machine develop- ment, intersection, revolution, and transition drawings. Isometric, oblique, cabinet, true prospective, tracing, and blue printing completed the course of pictorial work. Through this course many students were able to find employment in drafting offices in local in- dustries. PAGE THIRTY-TWOARGENTINE HIGH JOURNALISM CODE • • • MECHANICAL DRAFTING PAGE THIRTY-THREE===== ARGENTIAN 1945 MACHINE SHOP • • • WELDING • • • AIRPLANE MECHANICS PAGE THIRTY-FOURARGENTINE HIGH • MACHINE SHOP • The shop classes teach a boy machine shop mathematics, trade terms, and trade words be- sides giving him actual practice on such machines as the lathe, grinder, shaper, heat-treating equip- ment and metal cutting band saw. Two boys, George Scarlett and Robert Montiel, both juniors, have built a bench lathe similar to the original model. Other projects of this sort are attempted by the other boys in the course through- out the year. Usually the boys make the blueprints as well. • WELDING • The welding course includes the study of the following: Economy of welding, arc welding mach- ines, arc blow and its cause, how to prevent arc blow, and penetration and its values. At the completion of the course every student is expected to have a thorough knowledge of weld- ing and to be able to weld expertly. The class was a two hour class this year and was taught by Mr. Harold A. House, a welder from the Kansas City Structural Steel Company. If any boy was in need of an extra credit he was given two credits for the two hours of welding. This was the only class in the building which started at seven o'clock in the morning. • AIRPLANE MECHANICS • With the new addition of the Allison V-1710 engine the students of the airplane mechanics class under the direction of Mr. Warren A. Swartz have completed a 720-hour year. Projects of assembly and disassembly of the airplane engines were the main jobs of the class. Tools needed in the work with the engines were made by the class with the help of the machine shops. These tools would have been impossible to buy. The four-hour class, which consisted of fourteen boys, had a sheet metal repair shop where they riveted airplane parts together. Blueprints and chart reading, engine repair, engine tests and steel fabrication were other projects of the year. The four-hour class is divided into a three-hour period of practical engine work and a one-hour one of related information. PAGE THIRTY-FIVEARGENTIAN 1945 • WOODWORKING • The woodworking department of Argentine high school has tried to vary its program this year to meet the demands and conditions of a nation at war. The boys take pride in their work and appreciate the opportunities offered them by the American Red Cross and Ferrying Command. In the last two or three years these organizations have called upon this department to construct shipping boxes, games, bookcases, officers' tables, mess tables and many other articles. This year the boys have completed officers' tables, bulletin boards, chess boards, and ten ping pong tables. Other than cooperating with the war effort the student attempts to accomplish the following: 1. Develop an active interest in industrial life and methods of production and distribution. 2. Learn to care for and use properly the things we buy. 3. Learn the appreciation of good workmanship and design. 4. Acquire an attitude of pride and interest in one's ability to do useful things. 5. Establish habits of orderly methods of procedure in the performance of any task. 6. Develop elementary skills in the use of the more common tools and machines. 7. Safety practice in the shop. • ELECTRICITY • ''Electronics,'' the new word in electricity, has been studied by many students this year and will continued to be studied in years to come. Electricity has brought about the American way of life with its high standard of living. The efficiency of electronics has changed the course of electricity greatly. High schools are putting to use an extensive course of study in electricity and its uses. • PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION • With a total of 201 members, the Parent-Teacher Association of Argentine high school sponsored many activities this year. Some of these were: operating the refreshment stand at home football games, three paper sales, a variety show, a Founders' day program, Fathers' night, and Back to School night. The officers for the 1944-45 school year were: Mrs. James Longwith, president; Mrs. D. A. Ghrist, first vice-president; Mrs. George Smith, second vice-president; Mrs. Bruce Cartmill, secretary; and Mrs. V. E. Crocker, treasurer. At a meeting held February 5 the following officers were chosen for the next school term: Mrs. Vernon Pierce, president; Mrs. Eugene Griffith, first vice-president; Mrs. V. A. Suggs, second vice- president; Mrs. E. C. Hutchings, secretary; Mrs. Arden Miller, treasurer. PAGE THIRTY-SIXARGENTINE HIGH WOODWORK ELECTRICITY PARENT. TEACHER ASSOCIATION PAGE THIRTY-SEVENARGENTIAN 1945 FIRST ROV Bodam, Sauceda, Eordors, Scarlett, Smith, Lawson, Ely, Aura, Greenwood, B. SECOND ROW—Ludwig, Paris, Reynolds, Eldridge, Woodruff, Carr, Simma, Holtom, Combs. THIRD ROW—Greenwood, I., Myers, Price, Stephonson, Coons, Thomas, Miller, K. E.. Miller, K. D. FOURTH ROW—Sillyman, Jarvis, Mullins, Maddox, Southerland, Smith, R., Cra- baugh. Holwick, Kitcholl. • FOOTBALL • With a new coach and using new tactics of playing, the Argentine varsity squad won four games and lost five this year. The team was formed around a nucleus of six returning lettermen, Ivan Cra- baugh, Leonard Dexter, L. C. Maddox, Neil Borders, Bob Stephenson, and Harold House, who at mid-season joined the United States Coast Guard. It was a difficult season with all opponents strong. One team, Osawatomie, was added to the schedule after an eight-year absence. With a four-star backfield composed of Ivan Crabaugh, Lloyd Sillyman, Leonard Dexter, and Bob Stephenson, the Mustangs scored a total of 134 points to their opponents total of 90. The team gained many yards with passes, Crabaugh being the receiver and Leonard Dexter and Bob Stephenson the throwers. A strong forward wall, with Bud Southerland and Glenn Kitchell at tackle, aided by guards Ralph Bodam and Neil Borders, and with L. C. Maddox as line backer, proved deadly at the right time to smother the opponents. Three ends, Dusty Coons, Alden Thomas, and Bob Price proved hard drivers on defense as well as on offense. Argentine won the starting game of the season against Turner 14-0, and according to coach C. F. Kukuk, who mentored the team for the first time this year, "this game was the best of the season, with fine cooperation taking place among the boys.” This year games were dropped to Lawrence, Wyandotte, Shawnee Mission, Rosedale, and Lea- venworth, by these scores respectively, 38-12, 19-13, 13-0, and 14-13. All victories were won from opponents who went scoreless. Games were won from Osawatomie, 14-0; Atchison, 33-0; and Olathe, 25-0. Next year there will be eight returning lettermen and the Mustangs will be looking ahead to a better season in the North- east Kansas League and also in city competition. PAGE FORTYARGENTINE HIGH • FOOTBALL LETTERMEN • NEIL BORDERS (Guard)—"Ace" was as aggressive as his fiory rod hair this season. He is a senior and earned his second letter on the r'diion this year. He also played at contor several times during season. RICHARD CARR (Tackle)—Ho was one ol the heavier members of the team with possibilities to be one of Argentine's groat tackles. He is a vicious, hard hitting player and by staying on the job will make a commendable rocord next year. This is his first letter. MARVIN COONS (End)—"Dusty" loaves a big gap while only a junior. Few gains wore made atound his end and by his fine cooperative spirit ho mado himself highly respected by friend and foe alike. He earned his first letter this year. • • • IVAN CRABAUGH (Quarterback)—"Ike” was faithful at carrying out the coaches' instructions. Because of his speed, he was one of the leading scorers of the Northoast League and a good pass receiver. This was his second letter and he will be back next year. LEONARD DEXTER (Halfback)—Ho is a senior who oarnod his second letter this year. Ho was the team's "booter" averaging around -10 yards. Leonard was a steady, faithful and reliable player and his place will be hard to fill noxt year. JACK GREENWOOD (Back)—A senior, ho was the fastest man on the squad. His fine, helpful, cooperative spirit did much for the team's moralo. This was his first lotter. JACK HENRION (Guard)- The lightest man on the team. This 11 pound "Dynamite Gus" was one ol the fightingest, toughest players ever to wear tho blue and gold in football. He typifies the true. Argentine spirit that tho coaches talk about. This was Jack's first letter. Ho is a senior. WAYNE HOLWICK (Guard)- A senior, oarnod his first letter. Ho played at tackle a considerable amount of the timo. He used his weight of 205 pounds to good advantage. BOB JARVIS (Tackle)—He earned his first letter and will be back next year. Ho alternates at guard position also. Great things are ex- pected of him noxt year. • • • GLENN KITCHELL (Tacklo)—The "Rock" was impregnable on defense and fow gains were mado ovor him. This is his first letter and he has one more year of football. L. C. MADDOX (Center)—A senior and honorary co-captain of tho toam oarnod his second letter. Ho is truly one of Argentine's best cen- ters. He mado no bad passes and was a great defensive player. BOB PRICE (End)—Earned his first letter this yoar and ran through tho secondary for many gains. He will be back next soason. • • • APOLONIO SAUCEDA (Half-back)—Earned his first letter this soason and was hard to catch on an end run because of his change of pace. Ho will not be back noxt yoar. LLOYD S1LLYMAN (Full-back)—A senior, oarnod his second lottor. He was a vicious, hard driving player. Also he was an excellent lino backer, good team player, and an excellent moralo builder. Coaches learned to depend on Lloyd. Ho was honorary co-captain for tho year. WILLIAM SOUTHERLAND (Guard)—A senior, earned his first letter this year. "Porky" was popular with team mates, respectod by foe, and he will be missed. • • • BOB STEPHENSON (Half-back)—A senior, roceived his second lotter. Bob was a passer "doluxo" and in several gamos, the past year, his passing bordered on the sensational. ALDEN THOMAS (End)—A senior and returned veteran, earned his first football letter this year. Ho was popular with his toam mates and always ready to do the "extras" that go to make a good player. He will be missed by the coaches. RICHARD ULM—A senior and roturnod veteran, letterod his sophomore and junior years. He will be remomborod for his steady attendance at practice and his continuous drive to bo a better player. Dick was popular with his fellow playors and the coaches, and will be missed next yoar. • • • RICHARD WOODRUFF (Fullback)—Though handicapped by a leg injury much of tho yoar, earned his first letter this year. "Woodie" should come into his own next year. RALPH BODAM (Guard)—A senior earning his first letter, ho was quite a scrapper during the season. At 135 pounds Ralph was ono of the smaller mombers of the team. (No picture.) PAGE FORTY-ONEARGENTI AN 1945 • BASKETBALL • Although handicapped by height, the Argentine cagers, coached by Mr. Edmun Ash, had a fairly successful season, breaking even with nine games won and nine games lost. The Mustang five played several tough opponents, losing many games by just one or two points. A heart-breaking game had to be dropped to their arch rival Wyandotte by one point, after two overtime periods. Leonard Dexter, senior, was high point man of the season, collecting 149 points for the season. Ivan Crabaugh was elected captain of the Northeast Kansas league all-star team. Dusty Coons and Leonard Dexter also gained positions on this team. The team, composed of twelve members, scored a total of 568 points, fifty more than their oppon- ents scored against them. FIRST ROW—-Coons, Thomas, Crabaugh, Price, Stephonson, Mr. Edmun Ash, coach. SECOND ROW—Mr. Cody Kukuk, coach, Cozad, Paris, Price, Lillich, Belleman, Greenwood. J. THIRD ROW—Jones. Greenwood, B., Pos- ton. Rocha, Spicer. FOURTH ROW Woodruff, Miller, Ninemire, Mullens. Jarvis, Scarlett. • "A" CLUB • The Boys' "A" Club of Argentine High School was organized in 1918 with the idea and purpose of inspiring and encouraging young men to enter into the field of physical activities, promoting closer relationship and sportsmanship between the young men of this school and the young men of other schools. The club also brings the athlete closer to the student body and safeguards the success of the different teams as a whole by aiding them in stimulating and creating an interest in the school. The presentation of a letter, given by the school, depends upon the amount of participation in the first team's games in any sport in one season. To receive a letter in any of the sports, one must be recommended by the coaches and approved by the principal. The "A" Club officers are: Lloyd W. Sillyman, president; Bob Stephenson, vice-president; L. C. Maddox, secretary-treasurer; Harold House, U.S.N. and Richard Ulm, sergeants-at-arms. FIRST ROW—Mr. Clyde Swender. spon- sor, Ulm. Stephenson, Maddpx, Silly- man, Stott, Bodam. SECOND ROW—Carr. Thomas, Coons, Paris, Crabaugh, Borders. THIRD ROW—Greenwood, Kitchell, Jar- vis, Southerland, Woodruff, Price, Sauceda. PAGE FORTY-TWOARGENTINE HIGH • BASKETBALL LETTERMEN • BELLEMAN, BILL (Forward)—Bill is a new player who hails from Weir, Kansas, where he lettered last year. He is new to Argentine's style of playing, co the coach cannot use him as much as he would like. He is a senior. COONS, MARVIN (Guard)—One of the best defensive men on the team, "Dusty" is always given the opponent's best player to guard. He is a good a'l around player and will be back next year. This is his second letter. COZAD, GERALD (Center)—A new member who comes from Tarkio, Missouri, "Cotton" is quite a conscientious and faithful player. He is a junior. CRABAUGH, IVAN—The center or quarterback of the team, is a good ball handler and a strong offensive man. He is a junior and received his second letter. • • • DEXTER, LEONARD (Forward)—Leonard is the squad's leading scorer, and he also has the highest percentage of field goals completed. He is a very fine team player and earned his second letter. He is a senior and ono of the co-captains. GREENWOOD, JACK (Utility)—Also a new boy. Jack is a hard worker who never misses practice. He is a sonior and earned his first letter. • • • MADDOX, L. C. (Forward)—The tallest player on the teem, L. C. is faithful and dependable. He is a senior and earned his first letter. MILLER, KENNETH (Forward)—The only sophomore to letter, Kenny, is big and rangy, being over six feet tall. A great deal is expected from him next year, both on offense and defense. This is his first letter. • • • PARIS, RONALD (Forward)—Rennie is the surprise package of the team and works very well. He is best on offensive and ball handling. This is his second letter and he will be back next year. PRICE, BOB (Utility)—The squad's best free thrower, Bcb is a good shot from the field. He is a junior and earned his first letter. STEPHENSON, ROBERT (Guard)—Bob is co-captain and driver of the team, always fighting for victory. He is a senior and received his second letter. THOMAS, ALDEN—One of the first of Argentine's returning servicemen, Alden is a very fine boy who made an excellent replacement at guard. He is a senior and earned his first letter. PAGE FORTY-THREEARGENTIAN 1945 • PHYSICAL EDUCATION • A trained mind in a healthy body is the combination that counts most in life. The purpose of the physical education program is to make secondary school pupils physically fit to undertake the unusually heavy tasks they will probably be called upon to assume later. For some students it is induction into the armed forces. For others it will be employment in industry, commerce, agriculture, domestic service, and other essential occupations. The program is therefore, for all stu- dents. Not all students are required to take this course. It is required of seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders, with a few seniors, who have not had constitution, because the physical edu- cation and constitution are combined courses. The course offers a vivid sports program in rhythmics and gymnastics to stimulate happier living conditions and give physical and mental relaxation. • TRACK • Approximately sixty boys participated in track events this year. It was a fairly successful sea- son, Argentine defeating Bonner Springs, Olathe, and Rosedale in a four-school meet. For the first time in eight years the junior high team tied Northwest. Jack and Billy Greenwood were outstanding running the hurdles, Lloyd Sillyman was the all- star pole vaulter, and Jack Greenwood was also one of the best high jumpers. Other outstanding boys who lettered are Ivan Crabaugh and Alden Thomas. PAGE FORTY-FOURARGENTINE HIGH • MUSTANG CLUB • The Mustang Club, with a membership of 130 members is the largest since the beginning of the organization. This club was established to create an interest in the school athletics activities, to stimulate pep through assemblies, to lead cheering at games, and to create good will with other schools. The officers were: L. C. Maddox '45, president; Juanita Jones '45, vice-president; Mary Jane Sal- mon '46, secretary; and Iris Simpson '45, treasurer. On February 21, the Mustang Club Revue was given to raise funds for the annual Mustang Club banquet which was held April 27, at the Ivanhoe Country Club house, Eighty-Sixth and Holmes, Kansas City, Missouri. The Mustang Club also sponsored the annual Hobo Day, March 29. The six cheerleaders were: Iris Simpson '45, Ruthie Normile '45, George Hoover '45, Melvin Woolery '47, Mina Swinehart '46, and Ermalee Miche '46. FIRST ROW—Maddox, McCray. Armstrong, Wollman, Markula. Easloy, Bradbury, Condron, Ford, Miss Edna Barnos, sponsor. SECOND ROW—Salmon. Micho, Martin. Pratt, Kunze, Smith, L., Ghrist, Culp, Addison, Carriger, J. C. Shankland, sponsor. THIRD ROW—Turner, Aura, Woolery, Stigall, Miller, K., Nooly, Rodwine, Wire, Howard, Pierce. FOURTH ROW- Coons, McMahon. Tuttlo, Anderson, Lambort. Simpson. Kirsher, Reynolds, Hall, Crabaugh, Miller, T. FIFTH ROW Kitchell, Mullens, Paris, Lansing, Mahoney, Jarvis, Winn. Glenn, Swinohart, Licklidor, Vedros. • • • FIRST ROW Ely, Borgmann, Addison, Clevongor, Simpson, Thomas, Normile, Roberts, Evans. SECOND ROW—Gatzoulis, Burgess, Beach, Tisdol, Ulm, Ayrault, Chambers. King, Knowles, Miss Suo Unruh. sponsor. THIRD ROW—Smith, C.. Wylie. Grube, Hoovor, P.. Boll, O'Dell, Howell. Hind- man, L., Hindman. D., Glenn, Raflerty. FOURTH ROW—Fullorton, Jones, Holtom, Thorp. Stephenson. B., Coats, Tobcy, Dan- iols, McCormick, Brady, Levi. FIFTH ROW—Porrino, Stephenson. R., Hoovor, G., Fosmire, Gazda. Mayhugh, Southerland, Stott, Leat, Cook, Parkin. PAGE FORTY-FIVEARGENTI AN 19 4 5 CLASS OF 1950 Boicc, Dwayno Huck, Howard Brashoar, Donald Johnson, Loulso Carriger, Donna Lonoir, Doloros Chamberlain, EdwardMcWilliams, Martha Coleman, Carolyn Ovorly, Virginia Coulter, Bob Parker, Patricia Crummett, Lawroncc Sapp, Rita Daniels, Donald Sollers, Nova Fredericks, Martha Van Dorwoll, Jack Glenn, Lee Winogarden. Marcia CLASS OF 1949 Albright. Ernest Bell, Bobby Brady. Harold Carnahan, Elaine Cartmill, Ann Chester, Gwen Cobblo, Doris Combs, Bill Davis, Bob Dollard, Gene Duckworth, Eleanor Farres, Jacqueline Favours, Lois Frank, Joan Fullerton, Doris Glasor, Barbara Grube, Martha Heintz, Barbara Hisel, Dolores Howell, Peggy Long, Rita Magathan, Carlone Moberly. Lois Jean Moifett, John Payne, Edward Payne, Jack Pierce, Billy Russoll. Rosemary White, D. A. Worlein, Pauletta CLASS OF 1948 Amrine, Eileen Atchley, Betty Borders, Jay Cox, Mary Crummett, Vera Fosmire, George Gallup, Charlos Gerbor, Richard Gish, Norma Greenstreet, Francis Hellwig, Gerald Hill, Boverly Hopkins, Jean Hurt, Mitzi Ingraham, Karl Isaac, Bobbie Kennedy, Rita Kir 1ft Paul Kuepker, Roena Lapham, Shirley Larson, Fred Lattin, Evert Layman, Lois Lillich, Charlotte Long, Norma Maddox, Dorothy Markula, Martin Metz, Leland Miche, Alice Murry. Mary Lou Payne, Joyce Porry, Jeanette Rawlings, Dolores Rood, Loon Robinson, Carol Ross, Gwendolyn Scarlett, Suo Simmons, Ronnie Sjoblom, Ernest Smith. Barbara Strohlow, Chester Thomas, Eugene Thompson, Harvoy Tisdel, Sue Tuttle, Harley Tyler. Wilbur Wade, Delores Watt, Joan White, Shirley Wilhm, Jerry • COLT CLUB • The Colt Club was established for members of the junior high to create an interest among them in the school athletic activities, stimulate pep in assemblies, lead cheering at junior high and second team games and create good will with other schools. This year's Colt Club had a total of 100 members who were active in the work of the club. There were sixty girls and forty boys from the three junior high grades. The officers were: Chester Strehlow '48, president; Rita Long '49, vice-president; Bob Coulten '50, treasurer; and Dolores Wade '48, secretary. Three committees were chosen by the organization to handle the affairs of the club. They were the publicity, reception, and emblem committees. The cheerleaders were: Vera Crummett, Alice Miche, Rita Long, Donald Brashear, and Donald Daniels. Miss Gladys Congdon and Mrs. Ethelyn Morgan were the sponsors and faculty advisers. PAGE FORTY-SIXARGENTINE HIGH -3 The Numeral Club, a part of the Girls' Athletic Association has eighteen members. Taking part in after school sports in the gymnasium every Friday night, earns the girl's points which automati- cally earn for her either a numeral, letter,sor the highest honor, the gold letters ''G.A.A." in the form of a pin. The six hundred points for a numeral, one thousand for a letter and one thousand five hund- red for the gold letter, are earned through various activities such as skating, tennis, basketball, soccer and a record of her daily health program. The Numeral Club exists to stimulate and encourage members of the Girls' Athletic Association to earn necessary points to become members of the club. In the year 1941 thirteen awards were given, in 1942 twenty-four, and in 1943 twenty-four were given again. The entire organization consists of 83 members. No officers are elected to the Numeral Club, as it is a branch of the Girls' Athletic Association. The officers of the Girls' Athletic Association were: Wilma King '46, president; Betty South '46, vice- president; Shirley Pierce '46, secretary; and Fern Best '47, treasurer. Miss Sue Unruh, physical edu- cation instructor, is sponsor of both organizations. • NUMERAL CLUB FIRST ROW South, Woods. King, W., Piorco, Miss Sue Unruh, sponsor. SECOND ROW- King, V„ Burgess, Carter, Knowles. THIRD ROW—Liera, Levi, Pacheco, Purin- ton. PAGE FORTY-SEVEN PAGE FORTY.EIGHT• ADVERTISING £ » Aj .. cua m j€r ' t5Ta?x£, - hw (u yb y C -' " T « (x qJwmJZ. - ? '( jjJi J rdt n vvu 0v U v - Yf OASULO ao-(tS . V HmA-' flu trOlAJkt KtrUT'• CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 1944-45 • SEPTEMBER 14— School Begins 15— G.A.A. election of officers 20—Football game; Osawatomie, there 25 Back to school night 29—P.-T. A. paper drive OCTOBER 6—Football game; Shawnee Mission, there 9—Mustang Club election of officers 13—Freshman class election of officers 13—Football game; Leavenworth, here 20—Football game; Wyandotte, there 26— Press Club election of officers 27— Football game; Lawrence, there 27—Announcement of class officers except seventh grade NOVEMBER 2—Football game; Olathe, there 2—G.A.A. playday at Wyandotte 9—Fathers' Night 15, 16—Senior pictures taken 25 -Navy Day assembly DECEMBER OOx iCxV 1—Sophomore Skid 6— Basketball game; Washington Rural, here 7— Dental inspection 15—Junior high basketball; Ward, here 20—All-City football team announced 22—Classes dismissed for Christmas vacation (Continued on Page 52)ARGENTINE HIGH Necessity has increased our facilities, capacity, experience and ability. Our employees and management, prior to about June, 1942, were engrossed and working on the fabrication of bridges and buildings. Neither had any idea of the technique of constructing LCMs or LCTs, they knew nothing about boats. When the call came from the United States government over night the picture changed —Uncle Sam wanted boats—boats were made. So too, after the war is over, a complete change will take place. We will again fabri- cate buildings, bridges, tanks and plate work-in fact our engineers are now available on approved projects. PAGE FIFTY-ONE DINVCR • KANSAS CITY-JIFFY CLEANERS ARGENTlAN 19 4 5 "For Those Who Care" MAIN OFFICE FAirfox 3328 BRANCH OFFICE 3502 STRONG FAirfax 6180 Established 1920 W. JACK BATES, Proprietor 1814 NORTH 13TH STREET J. W. BOTTOMLEY DRUGS Famous For Prescriptions FAirfax 5814 3418 STRONG AVE. KANSAS CITY, KAS. CALENDAR OF EVENTS (Continued) JANUARY 3—Classes resumed 5—Junior high basketball; Northwest, there 5—Basketball game; Atchison, there 11—Junior high basketball; Central Junior, here 16—Basketball game; Rosedale, here 19 -Junior high basketball; Wyandotte, here 23—Tuberculosis tests 23—Junior high basketball; Ward, there 26—Junior high basketball; Shawnee Mis- sion, there 26— Basketball game; Leavenworth, here 27- -Basketball game; Lawrence, here 30— Junior high basketball, Turner, there 31— Senior Play, "Shiny Nose" (Continued on Page 53) REAL SERVICE TO YOUR DOOR McGeorge’s . Pharmacy . A FULL LINE OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES Phone FAirfax 7031 22ND and METROPOLITAN AVE. KANSAS CITY, KANSAS PAGE FIFTY-TWOARGENTINE HIGH CONGRATULATIONS TO 1945 Graduates Smith Shirt Shop 3410 STRONG AVE. HOME OF ARROW SHIRTS BOTANY TIES COOPER'S JOCKEYS DOBB'S HATS PIONEER BELTS AND BRACES LADIES' MOJUD HOSIERY Compliments of O. H. Olson Sons DAIRY We have appreciated your patronage at school . . . LET'S CONTINUE The Newest and Finest in Kansas City, Kansas PHONE FAIRFAX 6417 FEBRUARY— 9—Basketball game; Shawnee Mission (T) 15 -Gold Star Memorial Program 20--Basketball game; Wyandotte, here 21 Mustang Revue 23—Leavenworth, there MARCH— 1—Junior High team wins Leavenworth Invitational Trophy 4—Junior High wins City Championship 6—P.-T. A. election of officers 7, 8, 9—Regional basketball playoffs 16—-Vocal Music program 20, 21, 22, 23—Inter-class track meet 28 -Turner and Bonner Springs at Argen- tine for track meet 29— Hobo and Kid Day 30— Good Friday COMPLIMENTS OF The • • • iiiw • • • George Rushton Baking Co. BUTTEREG BREAD FAMOUS PIES PAGE FIFTY-THREEARGENT1AN 1945 Here's Evidence THAT AN INVESTMENT IN THIS ASSOCIATION IS SAFE, AVAILABLE AND EARNS A FAIR RETURN Argentine Building and Loan Association H. J. Smith.....................President W. W. Mack.................Vice-President F. S. Powell .... Secretary-Treasurer When in Need of INSURANCE Whether It Be FIRE WIND THEFT AUTOMOBILE PROPERTY DAMAGE LIABILITY OR EXPLOSION Leave It To FRANK S. POWELL 3004 STRONG AVE. KANSAS CITY, KANS. DR W A. GARRISON OPTOMETRIST Better Vision Better Success Hours: 9:00 to 5:30 Evenings By Appointment Telephone FAirfax 9450 3403 STRONG AVE. KANSAS CITY, KANS. • APRIL— 3—Track meet; Olathe and Rosedale, here 6— Junior play; "I'll Leave It To You" 7— Track meet; Argentine, Benton, Leaven- worth 12— Gym Show 13— City-wide track meet at Wyandotte 17— Track meet; Washington Rural, Turner 20— Junior High Operetta 21— K. U. Relays 27—Mustang Banquet MAY— 1—Orchestra Spring program 3—Band Spring program 11— P.-T. A. Carnival 12— Regional track meet 18— "A" Club banquet 18, 19—State track meet 20— Baccalaureate Service 21— Junior-Senior Prom 22— Senior Picnic 23— Senior High Graduation 24— Junior High Graduation 25— Annual Day 26— Happy Vacation PAGE FIFTY-FOURARGENTINE HIGH = Lloyd E. Hoke Harry A. Smith Reliable Insurance Auto . Life COMPLIMENTS OF George Imhoff DRY GOODS Hoke Smith 3504 STRONG AVE. FAirfox 6100 7 c COMMERCIAL NATIONAL c MINNESOTA AT SIXTH KANSAS CITY, KANSAS MlMMI IO« Al CXAOV' INVJI A MCI 0 »0« AllON 3417 STRONG AVENUE These jokes (?) are excerpts from "GOING AROUND" a regular feature of "The Argentian" MICE OR KIDS Hickory Dickory Dock The kids ran up the block; It was half past eight And they were late. Darn that clock. The ruggedness of women in war time was demonstrated in a study hall. A boy failed to comply with a request to move. The teacher quietly stopped behind his chair and without an extra effort lifted the chair, and the surprised lad fell on the floor. The junior English class spent a whole hour one day on the subject of "Superman". (If tho "Reader's Digest" • can do it, why can't they?) PAGE FIFTY-FIVEARGENTIAi; 1 9 4 s It’s the 4 YEARS after HIGH SCHOOL that REALLY COUNTj Save now to make those lour years of college a reality. Come in and open your Se- curity College Savings Account right away— then add to it regularly. KANSAS CITY. KANSAS Stirling Motor Co. AUTO PARTS and ACCESSORIES SALES and SERVICE FAirfax 5900 3001 STRONG AVENUE While senior pictures were being taken one girl who, like the rest, was being teased by the photographer's bov assistants, was told, "Don't pay any attention to those young wolves." The young lady with a sense of humor, replied, "How about the old one?" Two amazing facts were revealed in speeches given by Argentine high school students, the first one being that mothers six and seven years old were working in war plants and the second that Alexander Hamilton invented the telephone. (Personally we don't get the latter half of this.) Several students who were staying in after school to make up work were saddened in spirit when they realized that the teacher was whistling, "All Through the Night." POEM This is just the end of the page, So don't fly into a rage. Just give the corner a flip And you'll find many a quirk and quip. (More on Page 58) = PAGE FIFTY-SIXARGENTINE HIGH Roy M. Morgon President Glenn A. Smith Vice-President Earnest D. Small Sec'y-T reas. Argentine Activities Association Finkemeier Bakery KARL FINKEMEIER, Prop. Phone FAirfox 6834 CAKES and ROLLS For All Occasions "None Better! Few As Good" A-5 Cleaners Phone FAirfox 7720 3105 STRONG AVE. KANSAS CITY, KANS. i 3109 STRONG AVE. KANSAS CITY, KANS. PAGE FIFTY-SEVENARGENTI AN 1945 (EnwjratulatumB atrii lest HtBltpa tn % dlaBB nf 1945 SU'yttoliiB ilnudrg (£u. 3U1U £ trmtij Aur. $hmtp, Fairfax 7211 While a fellow speaker was articulating extomporano- • ously on, "Why Frank Sinatra sends me," one scholar turned to his neighbor and remarked "What some people won't do for a grade." The scene is a hotly contested basketball game. An Argentine player recovered the ball, then tripped and lost it. A sophomore turned to a freshman and quietly asked, "Was that trip necessary?" A question was asked in physics class, "How do you check the freezing point on a thermomotor?" Tho answer, "By sitting in melting ice for five minutes.' After noticing the many trips of the vice-principal, one senior boy observed "He's getting as bad as Eleanor." (Eleanor who?) The following conversation was overheard in the seventh grade halls. "I went ice skating last night." "You did! Was it fun?" "Yeah, but I found out it's more fun if you wear skates." (This isn't the end. See Page 60) ..FLEMING.. PHARMACY PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED "FRESH HOME MADE ICE CREAM" Phones: FAirfax 0242 and 0243 21 ST AND RUBY AVENUE KANSAS CITY, KANSAS PAGE FIFTY-EIGHTARGENTINE HIGH Industrial State Bank "A STRONG BANK on STRONG AVENUE at 32nd STREET" We Will Be Pleased to Serve You in Every Way Consistent With Good Banking MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION LINTON’S FURNITURE and APPLIANCES EXPERT ELECTRIC APPLIANCE PHONOGRAPH REPAIRS Phone ATwater 3348 3117-19 STRONG AVENUE PAGE FIFTY-NINE Monahan and Grimm HARDWARE —PAINTS OILS —GARDEN SEEDS GLASS —BLUE GRASS CLOVER SHEET METAL WORK F. J. STRUTZEL PLUMBING 3416 STRONG AVENUEARGENTI AN 1945 BASKA Laundry and Dry Cleaning • LOOKS BETTER • LASTS LONGER • GOES FARTHER • COSTS LESS 15% CASH AND CARRY AT PLANT There Is a Difference in Dry Cleaning and Laundering 565 SOUTH 10TH STREET . Phone DRexel 0245 518 STATE AVENUE Phone FAirfax 0906 = BASKA = BEST WISHES S. A. BOTTOMLEY DRUGS 4 3118 STRONG AVE. FAirfax 7134 i The teacher inquired if tho pupil had gone over her speech orally. The pupil replied, "Yes, I even read il out loud." After the reports were due three days past, one girl re- marked to the urgings of sister students. "Are you trying to rush me?'' A now twist to the American history teacher's favorite joke was added when ho asked a girl to go to the office to get some more ink. She came back with the statement that both of the office clerks had gone to lunch to which the teacher remarked, "You could have filled it at tho water fountain just as well." Editor: "Say, wasted in this wasted time is spelled waisted." Author: "Well, that's all right. Haven't you ever heard of an hour glass figure?" It might still be of interest to some people to know that Mr. Mould still calls his pep band "slaves." There's more dear reader on 61 We have to continue with our tun— My jokes. (We had to do that to Make a little rhyme for you.) PAGE SIXTYCOMPLIMENTS OF ARGENTINE HIGH Stowe Hardware and Supply Company OUR COMPLIMENTS TO ALL OF YOU, FROM ALL OF US R. J. Atkinson "Good Things to Eat" 3416 STRONG AVE. PAGE SIXTY-ONE = According lo on© speaker, the woman in his story was in the kitchen sink doing dishes. (An awkward position!) This space should have been for autographs, But we tried to squeeze in a few more laughs. He: I think I'll be a bachelor. She: I think I’ll be an old maid. He: Why don't you say bachelorette? They call farm women farmerettes, lady conductors, conductorottos, lady marines, marinettes. She: No, I think you're wrong. Marionettes are dolls. He: Have you ever soon a lady marine? Teacher (to pupil and neighbor): "My. but you're getting to be quite a young lady." Girl: "Yes, but my Mama still rocks me to sleep some- times." Teacher: "Really? How big are the stonos she uses?" In answor to a question on a sample application which asked if the applicant had ever studied any foreign language one senior wrote, "English." FAirfax 6080 (If you can stand it we can. Page 62 for more.)ARGENTIAN 194S At Your Service .. - + Auto Loans Personal Loans Collateral Loans Buy Defense Bonds THE FIRST STATE BANK (Member FDIC) 640 KANSAS AVENUE DREXEL 1232 Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Graduating Class $ I the street car home alter horseback riding. Probably just an excuse lor standing. TO ANOTHER FELLOW'S GIRL I love tho way you do your hair. I lovo tho very clothes you wear. It’s too bad I can't love you. I love to hear you play and sing Oh. what happiness your voice can bring. I lovo ovory little word you say It's too bad I can't feel "that” way. My thoughts are with you all day long Nothing you ever do can be called wrong. Lovely one, you make mo feol so glad It's too bad. Green’s Florist Phone FAirfox 7811 1420 SOUTH 26TH STREET THE END (Which isn't so bad.) (It's just the end of tho poom, not the jokes. More torture on the next page.) PAGE SIXTY-TWOOF . 1945 ■i • ■ If you love to see fine things . . . jewelry for yourself . . . occessories for the home . . . you will surely wont to visit our store, whether or not you contemplate a pur- chase. We'd like you to know our things ond you'll find us friendly—very. So plan to come in soon—it's such o pleasant place to dream! SIMMONS Funeral Directors Thor© was one senior boy who thought all the polo vaultors on the track team were loft-handed because the standards woro placed on the side opposito to the pit where they usually aro. History Toachor: "What's the crime of '73? Student: "I don't know." Teacher: "I guess that’s tho crime of '45." W. W. MACK LUMBER COMPANY ATTENTION! Students, wake up! You will receivo your final grades soon. Have you deserved the fine grados your soft-hearted teachers will give you? The sands of time are relentlessly dribbling through the hour glass. Are you prepared for tho ond of the year? You’re not? Well, you're not alone. When asked for a reason for being late, one junior re- plied, "The alarm clock rang while I was still asleop." Lumber — Hardware — Paint Wallpaper FAirfax 7161 As Miss Plumb said to the produco man, "That's enough corn for now." PAGE SIXTY-THREE 25TH and METROPOLITAN KANSAS CITY, KANSAS• INDEX • ARGENTI AN 1945 Class of 1950..... Clothing.......... Code Class........ Colt Club......... Electricity....... Foods ............ Football Lettermen Football Teams ... Glee Club......... Harmon, J. C., Principal..... High School Building......... Journalism................... Library ..................... Machine Shop ................ Mechanical Drafting.......... Mustang Club................. Numeral .............. •, Office Machines ........... ' Orchestra .................. Overtime .................... Parent-Teacher Association... Physical Education .......... Raw Material ................ Schlagle, F. L., Superintendent Snapshots ................... Student Congress............. Track Team .................. Typewriting ................. Welding...................... Woodwork .................... Workshop .................... .....42 ....49-63 .....34 ..... 2 .....30 .....48 .....29 .....43 .....42 ..... 6 .....50 ....10-16 .....17 ...18-19 .....20 .....21 .....22 .....30 .....33 .....46 .....37 .....30 .....41 .....40 .....29 ..... 5 ..... 7 .....33 .....26 .....34 .....33 .....45 .....47 .....26 .....29 .....38 .....37 .....44 ..... 8 ..... 4 8-24-38 .....23 .....44 .....26 .....34 .....37 .....24 "V v a v ). a v y '5 A a. ) i® v oA"" 'Jj'jU AS y n y -y ,y ‘ £6 , Jlo vSu yoA r ■’ ■ Wj| U- f 'Zc y Cry ' . A " ■X C " I m I 4 £5£ J2 - £ ' ■la 


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