Arkansas City High School - Mirror Yearbook (Arkansas City, KS)

 - Class of 1937

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Mr. St. John is a graduate of Emporia State Teachers College and has also attended - ll Ottawa University and State Teachers Co ege. Prin. E. A, Funk is liked by all students that he comes in contact with. He is willing and helpful to students in distress. Mr. Funk has an A. B. de- issouri State Teachers College, Kirksville and the Master's degree of Science from University of Kansas. gree from the M E. A. FUNK Dr. L. E. BRENZ DEAN TRUEBLOOD C. G. HOLMSTEIN Dr. L. M. BEATSON Dr. R. L. FERGUSON Dr. R. C. YOUNG Dr. L. E. Brenz presides over the present Board of Education which has a total membership of eight men. Besides Dr. Brenz Other members are C. G. Holmsten, vice presidentg Dean Truebloodg Dr. R. L. Fergusong Dr. R. Claude Young, and Dr. L. M. Beatson. Drs. Brenz and Beatson have announced plans to retire this year. The board of 36-37 supervised the new audi- torium-Gymnasium, biggest school project since the high school building was built in 1918. Miss Eleanor Ambrose, secretary to Prin. E.A. Funk, takes care of all the high school office , routine. Office work for the city schools is under l the care of Miss Lillian Adams, secretary to Supt. C. E. St. John. MRS. L. ADAMS E. AMBROSE Apple Eaters . .. Arkansas City senior high school has a total of twenty-eight teachers and every one of them is exceptional in wil- lingness to help and ability to join in the student activities. One of the first persons we think of in connection with helpfulness is Miss Alice Carrow who has charge of the high school library. Miss Carrow has been librarian in A. C. for some time and she is always remembered by the former graduates. Miss Olive M. Ramage is a graduate of the Ottawa University, and she has an A. B. degree. She teaches World His- tory to sophmores and juniors. Allen E. Maag and Amos Curry teach History and Constitution and Problems. These teach- ers are all very well liked by their pu- pils. Teachers of Biology are Lewis Cooley, and Herschel Clark. They are both new teachers in A. C. H. S. but rapidly are gaining popularity. Kelsey Day is also a teacher of Biology, but he spends part of his day teaching Chemistry to am- bitious minded juniors and seniors. Mr. Day is a favorite among the students and he is sponsor of the Pep Club. We have two Davis' in A. C. H. S. One is Miss Edith Davis and the other is Mr. J. D. Davis. Miss Davis is the Physical Education and Physiology teacher. Mr. Davis teaches Public Speak- ing and English. He also is the director of all plays the senior high produces. This includes the Public Speaking Play and the Senior Play. Miss Henrietta Courtright, a new comer to our high school, is now teach- ing Mathematics. She is very dignified and is liked very much by students who know her. E. H. Piper, also teacher of Mathematics, has been here for many years. He is the sponsor of the Hi-Y and he keeps that organization up in top style and with modern ideas. The study hall is under the reign of Mrs. Daisy Hamit. Mrs. Hamit tries to keep the students in study hall quiet and industrious. She usually succeeds or the unruly person finds himself in the office gazing ruefully at the clock. Miss Esther Denton is the Home Eco- nomics teacher. She teaches home-minded girls to sew and cook. Girls who have the experience of being taught by Miss Dent- on usually can be told by their neatness and efficiency. Mr. T. C. Faris is the instructor in Agriculture. His boy students are consid- ered some of the best F.F.A. members in the state. They come home with many prizes on animal judging and other types of Argicultural activities. F. D. Modlin in the Printing Depart- ment is making a name for himself and his printing students through his e- fficient and thorough work. The Ark Light and lvlirror have few typographical errors compared to other high school pa- pers that come from schools which boast their own high school presses. Beryl Harbaugh, Spanish teacher, is one of the prettiest teachers in the school She is sweet and kind to all her pupils and is one of the favorites with students. She teaches bookkeeping. The students in way, thus helping her students to under- stand a difficult subject. Charles L. Hinchee supervises the vo- cal music of senior and junior high. He directs the Messiah, the biggest musical project given in Ark City every year, and the annual operetta. He teaches Glee Club and Chorus. Mr. Hinchee under- stands the difficulties of students and helps them in their troubles. The Physics teacher is one of the most faithful ttachers of A. C. H. S. She has taught Physics here for many years and we hope she will teach for many more. Of course, you all know we are talking about Miss Gaye Iden, one of the nicest teach- ers we can know about in senior high. Miss Wilma Imes is spending her se- cond year in Arkansas City senior high. She teaches bookkeeping. The students in high school all appreciate her interest PAGE 9 A k sas City High School is indeed fortunate 'in the hi h siaghrdards of its faculty- Each teacher ls prominent m S' . many other subjects besides the one in which he teaches- The teachers, On the average, 319 Ymlthful men and Women' Old enough to have become adept at teaching and Yet YO'-mg enough to be able to understand the problems of the students and sympathize with them. A. E. SAN ROMANI Band and Orchestra LOUIS COOLEY Biology DAISY HAM IT Study Hall PAUL M. JOHNSON Journalism, Social Science EVERETT NICHOLSON Y Boys' Physical Education and lahysmlmzy ESTHER DENTON Home Economics J. D. DAVIS Speech A. L. CURRY Constitution and Problems E. H, PIPER Mathematics F. D. MODLIN Printing LILLIE NEMECHECK English CHARLES L. HINCHEE Vocal Music T. C. FARIS Agriculture EDITH J. DAVIS 4. Girls' Physical Education and I'hys10l0EY VERA L. KOONTZ Art and Penmanshlp J. KELSEY DAY Chemistry and Biology EDNA WHEATLEY English W. A, SNELLER Industrial Arts GAYE IDEN Physics INEZ JOHNSON English OLIVE RAMAGE World History DAISY MATNEY Commerce BERYL HARBAUGH Spanish HERSCHEL CLARK Biology MERLE K. SNYDER Commerce and History ALICE CARROW Library HENRIETTA COURTRIGHT' Mathematics WILMA IMES Commerce HELEN SILVERWOOD Latin OLIVE B. MARTY Health Nurse VIRGINIA VVEISGERBER Enirlish ALLAN E. MAAG History The atmosphere of the school, one of cheerful performance of duties erssignerl, is due to the personality of the faculty body. Each teacher is earnestly doing his best to make his particular subject interesting to his pupils as well useful. The students try to show their appreciation by doinjf work assigned in the best manner possible and this attitude aids the teachers. They know that they are liked and re- spected by all. PAGE I0 PAGE 11 rAc:15 Apple Eaters . . . and helpfulness in teaching her subject. Miss Inez Johnson teaches senior Eng- lish. To be in her class is like being in a friendly group all conversing on a subject they all intensely admire. Miss Johnson never misses speaking to a student whom she meets in the hall. Paul Johnson, journalism instructor and economics and sociology teacher, sup- ervises the publishing of the Ark Light and Mirror. He likes his subjectg there- fore, he teaches it in an interesting way. Mr. Johnson has the thanks of all journa- lism students for help in difficulties. Typing is a pleasure when Miss Daisy Matney is teaching. Miss Matney teaches Commerce and she is another one of our new teachers. She came to Arkansas City to teach last year and made a success in everything she attempted. Miss Matney is sponsor of the publicity committee of the Girl Reserves. We all know Miss Lillie Nemecheck by her brisk manner and surprising en- ergy. She teaches English to sophomores and juniors and used to be an extremely adept Geometry and Algebra teacher. Miss Nemecheck is also a sponsor of one of the various committees of the Girl Reserves. The girls might not know Everett Nicholson personally, but they all like him from listening to his many speeches made in chapel during the football and basketball season. The boys all know him ard regard him as one of their favorite teachers. He puts Ark City's teams over in both football and basketball. This year the A. C. Bulldogs were one of the best teams at the state tournament. Latin is taught by Miss Helen Silver- wood. Miss Silverwood makes Latin a living instead of dead language. She tea- ches all three years of Latin in senior high and helps the students to learn more easily a rather hard subject. She rates as one of the best-liked teachers. W. A. Sneller's name is connected with Industrial Arts. His students, mostly 12 boys, learn quickly how to design a house and build one, besides learning to do many smaller things. To Mr. Sneller an inch can be a mile. Although he is not so well known among the students he is very well liked. History and Commerce are both taught by Merle K. Snyder. Mr. Snyder came to teach in Ark City for the first time this year. Salesmanship is one of Mr. Snyflerls subjects and most of the students he turns out after having spent a semester in his class can sell anything fwell mosh anythingl. We have two teachers of English, one for the sophomores and one for the jun- iors. Miss Virginia Weisgerber is teacher to the sophomores and her sweet manner helps confused and wondering little soph- omores get through a year of hardship and worry. Sophomores finish their first year in senior high feeling grateful to Miss Weisgerber and seniors remember her long after they have graduated. The other teacher of English is Miss Edna L. Wheatley. Miss Wheatley is English teacher to the juniors and what they don't know about synonyms and oth- er English matters isn't worth mention- ing. Every student Who takes from Miss Wheatley is so much wiser at the end of the year than he was at the beginning that he feels entitled to be called a sen- ior. Archie San Romani is in charge of the band and orchestra. The band under his supervision plays at all high school ac- tivities and some junior college activities. The orchestra gave concerts for the first time this spring and through the work of Mr. San Romani they were successes. The seniors in the class of 1987 wish to express their gratitude to a gtoup of the best teachers any high school ever provided. They are cooperative, friendly, and always willing to help a student. Their friendliness gives a welcome and makes every student feel that he is work- ing with his teacher, rather than under him. iff! N lllf 2 j - - X G 'lf li . Il 1 nl, .Qi 1' .425-. Class of '37 PAGE JACK HALL MARY PICKETT President Secretary The senior council, an or- ganization of seniors of marked leadership and schol- astic ability, accomplished a good deal for their class of 1937. The members of the council, Robert Gillock, Rob- eit Balsters, Alan Jacobson, Glenn Montague, Jack Hall, Bette Hamilton, Mary Pick- ett, Kathryn Curfman, and Evelyn Broderson, served as a comrnitte to select the an- nouncements and class jewel- ry. The senior sponsors, A.E. Maag, Beryl Harbaugh, J.D. Davis, Gaye Iden, Helen Sil- verwood, and Inez Johngon, forgot their positions as tea- chers and mentors and enter- ed into the senior meetings with the feeling that they, too, were working for the good of the class as a whole. A.E. Maag served as Mir- ror sponsor and J.D. Davis produced the senior play which was a marked success. Miss Harbaugh took charge of the class jewelry and showed excellent taste in her choice. Helen Silverwood is sponsor of the senior picnic and is Girl Reserve sponsor. PAGE 14 Jack Hall was president of the senior class of 1937. He was a very competent leader as was pi oved when he was reelected after his successful term as president of the class in his junior year. Mary Catherine Pickett is the secretary of this class. She was always on hand when needed. T of i A Q 1 4, Swish ' UPPER' PANEL Robert Gillock, Robert Balsters, Alan Jacobson, Glen Monta- gue, Jack Hall, Bette Hamilton, Mary Pickett, Kathryn Curf- man, Evelyn Broderson. LOWER PANEL p Allan Maag, Miss Beryl Hai-baugh, J.D. Davis, Miss Gaye Iden, Miss Helen Silverwood, Miss Inez Johnson. Kathryn Curfrnan was elected vice president. Kathryn has always been active in the class and has been an outstanding leader during her entire school career. Robert Balsters represented the senior class in Student Council, a job he did very well. MN 5 K. -CURFIVI-AN ROBICRT IiALS'I'I'lRS Vice President Student Count-il VIRGINIA AMOS EDNA AUSTIN AI.BI'lR'I' BABIQR WALTER BAIRD LARNARD BAKER RUBY BIGICBIC DAVID BENJAMIN l'I'IARI. BI2NNI'I'I"I' RAYMOND BILLINGS BOBBY BIRGAM ZICLIIICNIS BLAIR MARGARICT BLASS BILL BLOOD MARY EVELYN BLYI2 TIIFII-MA BRANCH BE'I"I'IC BRIQNZ WALTER IIISHOI' GILBERT BREWER LOIS BRISCOE EVELYN BRODERSON PAGE 15 A t'on has always been the byword of the senior class of 1936-'3'7. When they 1 d C ior high school as sophomores in 1934, they made the upper classmen real- entere Sen tulated on their ability to stand up under continual ld myth that the tenth grade was a state of inferior quality, As juniors, they were always ready to follow the advice and leader- ship of their teachers and uppeTClaSSm9 responsibility and leadership into thelr OWU hands- ize their importance and were c0l'1g1'a razzing. They made a joke of the age 0 n but they also proved their ability to take l DELLA BROWN l MARLIN BURKHART PAUL BURNS IONA BRYANT LOIS JEAN BURKS EVELYNNE CAINE ALEX CAIN ELL CAIN JACK CAMPBELL JOHN CHILDS WANDA CHRISTY MILEY CRABTREE MARY COKER MARVELLE COX MARJORIE CRILL KEITH CURFMAN LLOYD COCHRAN CHARLES DARBY ROY DECKER GILBERT DILLON PAGE 16 .a-3' Q1 PU' 5 . . 5- 4 K T , . This year as seniors they have set a worthy pace for the underclassmen to follow. They are willing cooperators and worthy leaders. The ultimatum they set and reached was to make the class of '37 known as one of the peppiest, if not the very peppiest, senior classes ever to attend A. C. H. S., and they became the backbone of the school. They have supported the school's activities to their utmost. They determined to make the school proud to have them. WILLARD DOWNING CLAIRE EDWARDS HOWARD ENGLEMAN JIMMY FARROW ORABELLE FINNEY RILEY FISHER JEAN FITCH MABLE FOSTER MELVIN FOSTER ELIZABETH FOUNTAIN LA VERNE FRANKLIN ARCHIE GAGE MILTON GETTER CATHERINE GIBSON JACK GIBSON ROBERT GILLOCK JOHN GIVENS GWENDOLYN GROW MARJORIE GROVES WILLIAM GUTHRIE PAGE 1 Their high school career has been much the same as a three act play. In the first they had Supporting roles which they played well and which won them advancement in the second act. As juniors they were subleads, Pllttihg all theh' Vhh ahd Vig'-W iht0 be- coming ever improving members of the high school cast. In the last and third act they were the leads, the high light of the play. All through the drama they were doing their part, as they thought proper, being always ready when called upon and eager to play their roles well. MARJORIE HADLEY GILBERT HADLEY After each year a few gaps were found in their ranks, but always the best ye- turned. Now the seniors leave the school and its duties to the classes which are behind them and go forth in the world to conquer new fields. Some will continue their education at college, others will immediately step into their places in life, but whatever they do, they will be doing the best they can. S 2 I LOUISE KELSEY HAROLD KELLER BETTE HAMILTON GLENDA HARRIS OVETTA KENNEDY ALDES KENNEDY MILES HARVEY ONITA HAYS ALFRED KNIGHT MARJORIE LANE SARAH HELLYER LOIS LAURENT MARY HENDERSON MARVIN LAZELLE BILL HOLLIS MARY HOLMAN BETTY LESTER ELIZABETH LEWIS GLADYS HOPKINS BILL HOWARD CRAIG HOWES GORDON HUFF IONE HUGHES WILLIAM JACK ALAN JACOBSON LLOYD JAMES LOUIS JOHNS LOREN KELLEY l PAGE 18 EPHRAIM LOVE HAROLD MAGNUS EDWIN MAIER DOROTHY MARKLAND PAUL MARSHALL ALETHA MASON JACK MAZE SHIRLEY MCCUMBER CARL MCDANIEL ISEULAH McGILL PAGE 19 E h student realized he has a definite Purpose to fulfill in the World' All of ac th t destined for the top But it' is their hope and ambition to reach the highest em are no ' . - - - i s irit. mint posllble' Th? havriehvclelihlenlahilliteii liiilglcirsghbolpcareel' ends. To the if16XP01'i9HCed Thls year 3 'Slim tudents who entered this school in the fall Of 1934- But to the eye, they mlght be he .S -S a feat deal of difference. Their eyes are keen. They have Cxpemencedigjrihld biieable tg understand their own minds and probe into others as I . Tv?jll1.n'I'h1ei' are more understanding Of then' fellow creatures' Included in the accomplishments of the class are their achievements in all the varied fields of scholastic endeavor. They have furnished members of athletic teams which have thrilled their fellow townsmen with their exploitsg they have given to the school students Whose scholarship ranks with the best in the stateg they have led the section and the state in accomplishments in the extra-curricular field. These have made the name of Arkansas City respected in the haunts of their friendly rivals in the Valley and throughout the state. LEE McKIMSON KENNETH MESSNER OPAL MESSEX DOROTHY MCNAIR I JOSEPH OLINGICR IZI'lR'l'IIA MAY OSHORN I-'ANNIE I'ALMI3lli DOROTHY I'I'l'I'ERSUN JACK MILLARD KATHLEEN I'I"IS'I'lC R ICR KENNETH MILLER HAROLD MUELLER MARY MILLSPAUGH MARVIN MOCHERMAN LAWRENCIG I'II'IClN GEORGE l'I'I"I'S WILLIAM POST JEANETTE MOCHERMAN VERNON MOFFIT CHARLES PRICE JOHN QUINN A R'I'H U R' RAHN LEHMAN MOHLER ELSIE RAWLINGS GLEN MONTAGUE NOLA RICHARDSON ROBERT MOONEY DOUGLAS MORE WARREN MORROW DUROTI-IY NODLER MARY NOLEN CLARA NUNLEY MARGARET OGREN PAGE 20 TH ELMA REYNU LDS ESTHER R EEC' E JESS RUF' MARY ALICE RYAN VIOLA RYMAN LOUISE SCHMIDT CATHERINE SCI-IWARTZ PAGE 21 eMusic and dramatic activities of the senior high school, described more fully elsewhere in this book, have given much pleasure and added much culture to a icom- munity which is always appreciative of the good things of life. Though .the thrill of winning is not the sole Purpose of athletic jousting as practiced at Arkansas City, the e of the Bulldogs, to whose PTOWSSS this Class has added so greatly' ls respected KL in the Strongholds of the mighty men of Valley fame, for the books are full of A C. victories. LEON SCOTT EUGENE SCOTT TWILAH SEEFELD JACK SERATT .IOHN SHEA WILLIAM SHEA EDWARD SHERWOOD CARROL SHUPE HELEN SIMPSON ESTHER SISSOM GEORGE SISSON RALPH SMITH VERNE STACY JOE STAFFORD MARJORIE STOFFEL MARION STOFFEL LOLA MAE srocxma JACQUE sTovER BILL STUART l GLENN sYMEs l , . I .. K N PAGE 22 Scholastic brilliance has been visited upon a fair portion of the Class of 1937. Douglas More was the first of th the finals of the Summerfield scholarship examinations, and the group recognizes that in this accomplishment by one of its members it leaves a e Arkansas City seniors to be invited to take part in mark toward which coming generations of Bulldogs may well strain. Representatives of the group have filled high places in the alignment of foren- sics, scholastic journalism, and community activities. Mary Holman, editor of the Ark I BETTE TAYLOR VVAYNE THOMAS DOUGLAS THOMPSON ALICE THOMPSON IVA TOWLES DORIS TREDWAY NORMAN TROXELL JOHN TUFTS .JOHN VAUGHN DOROTHY VIELE GEORGE VICKERMAN VIRGINIA VOLKLAND GEORGE WAHLENMAIER GENEVIEVE WARD FLORENCE WARD JOHN WARREN HELEN WEIR MARY WEISBACH AUDINE WHITE ELEANOR WILLIAMS PAGE 28 Light who piloted that publicaton to its eighth consecutive All-American honor ra- ting- was also the president of the Kansas Interscholastic Press Association, and in that capacity reflected glory on her class and her school. Glen Montague, leader at home and abroad topped Ark Valley extemporaneous speakers as well as doing his bit for assembly exercises. The senior Aggies, led by Lloyd Cochrane, distinguished them- selves as judges of fine stock, upholding another A. C. tradition. So hail and farewell to the les to come, contentment when their tasks are finished. Class of '37l May they find success in later ventures, pleasure in their strugg ROBERT WILSON ALICE WILSON VIOLA WILSON FORREST WOLLARD ROY W0 RTHINGTON GENEVIEVE WITIGI-IT GUY BREWER MAXINE COPELAND WILLIAM CO PELAND GERALDINE HAWOIITII MERRIAM GRIIER ATWELL YOUNG .IIMMIE LAWRENCE ALM A WILSON PAGE 24 U G J L k S1 "What your friends cu' uc f ' rlon't know about iillllllllllllllllllillj Rosy Future--S2 I I I YOU, 40. Large Inhei'itance+5B5 I know all, see P' f. B ll D 5: ' lu u O A , all, and tell every- thiml " Prof. Iiull Dug "I Predict for You" Aaron Stickel-Selling typewriters to farmers' daughters. Dorothy McNair'wShe still thinks an ice man is a nice man. Harold Mueller-Now taking the place of J. D. Davis. If anyone could. Paul Marshall-Manager of the Notre Dame football team. Audine White-Proud owner of Conrad's Tea Room. Marjorie and Marion StoHel-Co-stars of famous tennis team. George Pitts-Throwing wabbly passes for a professional football team and playing draw-back. ' Marjorie Hadley-Cartoonist revealing the mysteries of love. Esther Sissom-A second Emily Post. Albert Baber-Wins all the prizes at the state fair, Raymond Billings-The bath tub king. Howard Engleman-Tennis, basketball, and debate coach at Hackney H. S. Evelynne Caine-Proud owner of the sole right to dust Rubinoifs violin. Marjorie Crill-Star concert pianist at Radio City. Swing it, Marjorie! Catherine Gibson-A famous fan dancer in the Follies. It is said she has her Price. Bette Hamilton-Author of a "Love-lorn" column. Address letters to "Dear Aunt Bette". Sarah Hellyer-Still a bachelor-girl-artist. Maybe it's the English in her. Alfred Knight-Democratic nominee for something or other. Platforms: Bigger and Better cigars will be furnished for senators and representatives.'l Ephriam Love-Country schoolmaster. How has he managed to keep single? Atwell Young-Heis Young enough to be young but when he's not young, he's still Young. John Vifarren-The owner of the 404 ranch. Class reunions are held there. Marvin Lazelle-Private secretary to iirst woman president of U. S. Alan Jacobson-Principal of A. C. H. S. You should see the soda fountain he set up in study hall. Claire Edwards-Editor of 'lSour Owl". Circulation has gone up 100 per cent since she took over. Lawrence Pipkin-Holds Davis Cup championship. Nice going, Larry. Harold Magnus-Owner of a Hea circus in side show of a carnival. Kenneth Messener-Drugstore basketball and football star. Always knows what should have been done. Stirs up good fudge. Joe Stafford-Insurance salesman, selling fire insurance to Eskimos. John Tufts-Grand Opera star. Now touring thc country with Gladys Swarthout and troupe. Kathryn Curfman-Lovely musical comedy star whose first vehicle, "Take My Advice", led her to siardom. Mary Pickett-Married to Dr. K. F. Curfman, raising little doctors and nurses. Keith Curfman-Author of "Out Our Way" cartoon, based on actual experience at home. Craig Howes-Dr. Hurt 81 Howes Extraction While You Wait. Wayne Thomas-Selling cranberries to young housewives-about-town. Marvelle Cox-Roy's joy. Arthur Rahn-Auctioneer at community sales. Leon Scott-Head of the state highway patrol. John Shea-Jockey in the sweepstakes races. William Shea-Director of a band appearing on amateur hours. Ralph Smith--Paper carrier for the Traveler. llllllllllllllllllllq' lla! "I Predict for You" Verne Stacy-Raises select mushrooms and beetles. Helen Simpson-Will always be true to a memory. No chalnce there, boys. I Walter Baird-Gentleman farmer, raising things and children on a tract of land in Arkansas. Willard Downing-Popular orchestra leader with many heart aiairs. A I Melvin Foster-In 1947 nill rotate his crop of potatoes to oats and buy a yearling calf. William Howard-Manager of Ark City Weakly Scream, a pink sheet. He Ames to lease. Willialin Jack-Playing his last year for dear old K. U. Jack Maze-Ad writer on aforesaid Weakly Scream. His ads are the only staid and set part about it. They all look alike. Glenn Montague-Better known as Romeo Montague, settled down in Newton with a certain fast-talking girl he met in high school days. Raising a future debate team. Charles Price-He came, he saw, and was conquered by an old fashioned Gibson-girl. Roy Worthington-Some farmer! It's a Marvelle how he does it. Virginia Amos--Swimmer on the Olympic team. Always all wet. Ruby Beebe-Secretary to Wrigley-passes out free gum to friends. Zellene Blair-Eleanor Powell!s rival. Mary Evelyn Blye-The pride and joy of Paramount Studios. Bette Brenz-The author of books on "The Private Life of an Old Maid". Evelyn Broderson-A Chinese missionary telling the girls about "When I was a Girl Reserve President." Glenn Symes-Big shot gambler in Reno. Run out of Ark City for using loaded dice. Wayne Thomas-Spending third term in the state legislature where they just voted themselves ion his instfgationj a big salary. He will go far! Robert Wilson-Wichita real estate agent, tied to Wifey-dear and the little things in life. Onita Hays--Presiding over 11 Kress counter, gazing serenely down on us mere mortals who buy at the tive and ten. Mary Henderson-Married to the big soda pop king. Her children have a tendency to big feet, inherited, no doubt, from their maternal grandpapa. Betty Lester-In Texas, married to a certain golf champ. Beulah McGill-Woman leader. President of W. C. T. U. Larnard Baker--Catcher on New York Yankees. Dorothy Nodler-Still trifling with strong men's afections. She will be sorry. Carl McDaniel-Owner and manager of the New York Giants. Lee McKimson-Professional basketball player. Jack Millard-Manager of a string of local theaters. Marvin Mocherman-Mailman on a rural delivery route. Vernon Moffit-Ace hurdler, very adept at getting away from his wife. Lehman Mohler-Drawer of road maps for use between here and Wellington. Warren Morrow-Leading pacifist of the day. William Post-Head line coach for the junior high football squad. John Quinn-Layman in the church and president of the school board. Mary Weisbach--Winner of the U. S. Wom Eleanor Williams-Woman reporter for 'Chicago Herald Examinern. Alice Wilson-President of Farmer's National Bank. Genevieve Wright-Presid t f 1 en o a professional business woman's club. Jack St0V6r-Owner of a ladies' ready to wear shop. en's singles championship tennis. Memoirs 1, 2. 3, 4, 5. 6, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, All good children go to heaven When they get there they will yell A. C. High School sure is swell. Dadyum, dadyum, dadyum ---- 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, We will win this game, by gum, When we win, we all will yell A. C. High has just begun. Dadyum, dadyum, dadyum.- - - G0, You Ark City Go, you Ark City, break right through that line, With your colors flying, we will cheer you all the time U, rah, rah, Go you Ark City, fight for victory Spread far the fame of our fair name Go, Ark City, win that game! Go, Ark City, Go Hit 'em hard, hit 'em low, Go, Ark City, Go! Bulldogs Tear Bulldogs tear, bulldogs bite A. C. High School Fight, fight, fight! Who's Gonna Win This Game? Cheer leader: "Who's gonna win game '!" Crowd: HA. C." Ch. L.: "Who?" Crowd: HA. C." Ch. L. "Who's A.C.?" Crowd: "A-R-K C-I-T-Y That's the way to spell it That's the way to yell it Ark City". Don't Give Up The Game A. C. stand together Don't give up the game Give the team a build up We won't give up, we won't give up game! We are ever loyal, We will win this game But if we have to take a lickin' We will see that there's no kickin' Don't give up the game! PAGE this the 27 On Parade PAGE ze V L IE I I f ' 1 A8 , ,A , '5 Z , Z 4 ll, Q Z Oh, now Kenny, it can't be L ki that bad! ' 'A 'I X . U Q W - Our very candid cameraman . 'N N sneaks u p on the color 4 h V 1 guards. .PQ 1 Put down those school books and follow Floycl's example! l .A H ., O . You can't fool us. ..1.. 4 .'N Poiso, in ten easy lessons' Kwl V X Whata man Curfman! l .2-Ti ' V ' Pardon my elbow, please! J 1 i We're right proucl of that F , thar building! O That ole personality smile! 1 N, 1 lm 1 I I 1 N 1 f ff' f I an lj' E PAGE 29 MARTIN MYERS I. CANNON President Vice President HAZEL ABRAMS CHARLOTTE ADAMS CALVIN ALEXANDER BETTY ALLEN JERRY AMES BETTY BACHELLOR GENEVIEVE BAILEY NEVA BACASTOW ALFRED BARKER JUANITA BAKER MAURICE BARINGER JAMES BOYS WENDELL BEEKS ORAN BEGWIN LOUISE BIGBEE ERNESTINE BIGLEY CLYDE BILLS GROVER BILLS RUSSEL BISHOP ARLENE BISHOP DOROTHY BLATCHFORD BOB BLEVINS NORMA JEAN BOYLE BILL BLEWETT CECIL BOONE DOROTHY BOWMAN GENEVA BOYLE VIRGINIA BRADY ELAINE BRADSHAW PIERRE BRINK PAGE 30 Martin Myers has served the junior class quite capably in his office of president. The junior class made a good choice when they selected this boy. Isabelle Cannon, vice-president, made this office a position to be respected by all. Donald Lancaster proved that juniors could be leaders in studen t council where he represented his class. As secretary of the junior class, George Seipp cooperated with his fellow officers 'ind d h' ' a worthy one. 1 ma e is job Q33 Nw tw A ...W- n XX .3 , D. L.XIJCAL3'I'Q,I Llltjllflil SEIPI Student Council Secretary JOSEPHINE BURTON ISA BELLE CANNON MARJORIE CARR CLYDE CHAMBERS M ELVIN CHAMBERS RALPH CHAMP IIERNARD CHAPIN ROBERT CLOUGH MARJORIE CLOSE JOSEPH CLOUS LIAIZGA RET COKER LM A CONDIT .IULIAN CONROY MERLE CONROY IIILL COOPER IiE'I"l'Y .IUNE COOPER DON COULTER LAWRENCE COX JOYCE COX E VIRGIE CRAIITREE FORREST CRAIG .IO ANN CRAWI-'ORD LUCILLE CREWS TED KROENERT RALPH CROSS KEITH CUMMINS MARIE CURFMAN RAYMOND CUSTER ELSIE DANNER .IEANNE DAY PAGE 31 By looking at the juniors one would never SUSIJGUS 'Shel' were 01100 just sophomores- In eval-y phase of school work they have taken an active part. They were represented on the football team by Donald Lancaster, John Power, Carl Buxton, Jim Tully, George SeiPPy Arthur Johnson, Eugene Kennedy, Lyle 'l'u2'HG1', and Jack Floyd. The entire second string basketball team was made up of Junior athletes, Jack Floyd, Jim Tully, Warren Thomas, Don Coulter, and Oran Begwin- I I l Weldon Dickerson I Mary Lou Duramus Maxine Douizlass X Joseph Easley Bruce Edwards Helen Elston J. R. Endicott Verl Endorf Betty Gail Essex Kenneth Emberton Vera Fields Jack Floyd Frankie Ficklcn Harry Fitzpatrick Clarence Ford Leonard Fass Joe Foster Grace Gillig Jewel Lee Givens Gilford Goff John Griffith Nadine Grounds Ernest Grose Chester Hall Joyce Hamm Juanita Harder William Harvey i Helen Henderson 5 Imogene Hazlett Mary Higgins PAGE 32 This class Was and promises to continue to be very active in the speech depart- ment. Jayne Krainmes, Martin Myers Bruce Edwa fl T , are s, ed Miller, and Joe Foster were members of the cast of the public speaking play, "Take My Advice". The same four boys with the addition of Ernest Grose were the juniors on the debate team. These are only a few of the school activities in which they have been active. They may be depended upon to do their share to the best of their ability. They have made themselves ready for larger things. F ' 1 X f I-IILDRED HAINES VA, I iw It: I .T I in X WILLIAM HARDY , I T' - - 4 WAYNE HOWARD , I. I, T . I e ,, r ' A I X CLIFTON HOWARD Vega 1 X we X :se v X X EUNICI4: HUIZUARD gg ' Q' S , , , I I -- II:ENE HUGHES 1 sg , ' ,gb A , wus , A 1 .JACK HURST I K ,N f, I A , Im , ' f A A I A Yr I A CHLOERIS JACQUES ? - f I Y 'f WA, , si 1 I t I X -5 , I CLAUDE JESTER " 1 f ,X Q , A XI sl Q JOHN .JOHNSON if 2 I 'i , - I as X Alw1'l'HUR JOHNSON X N X ROY JONES 4 Xvwg J" 5 5 M5 X 9 4 g HALL JONES - A X, as I ' F' ss e-- - EX I i X X ,Q MI LEE KELLER I, X ' 35 3 I- f , xf X X , X, ,X X Q DON KENNEDY I ?ffi"?'i " Mfrs - ,,,,. -- I M r O 1 . 53. if , L I, 5 I l 5 EUGENE KENNEDY ,, Y W J ,I f IIETTE KIMSEY QI , " fa Q, t 'W I we f I X I - 3 f K J VERA KINLUND 'va , K 'X X ,sg X j - A RICHARD KITTRELL , - K ,V ABIT- if, 'Q 'N I .IAYNE KRAMMES -575i "" It A- ' O 1 ' A ps . fI Qs- DONALD LANCASTER I 5 A BILLY LA SARGE 5 I A I 2- X ' sf - fe ive II I IIII , ', X-.I , I W 'fs' ,- Rowe Q' I s -N X " , RUssIf:L LEAOII . IQ, is ' Ii xl I3 LICLA MAE LAMEY C 5 e, 1 5 S 55437-Q ,LPI , -A O I A i A b X - .V I KENNETH LEWIS If i C I 2 nun- ff'-'-xi" ' 'J' I , SX 1- - 9- Q A A - v . 3. tix ,I,,,. ,,.I . -..I IN,.. II....... ,,,,,I,,.,, . I..E. Q It A xy ' I , f , 5 ALICE FERN LEWIS , A 1 s " V' ,V ' If II ' ' " I DONALD LOCK 5 , Q A X 5 , N , A as ,fx , I 1-if , t FLOYD LUNDY I' , Ax. E i Q I ' , .1 , f wp' - EUGENE MALCOLM X A X' -, N 5 DOROTHY MAPLE I Y 'Su' 'I L " PAGE 33 These juniors may be expected to fulfill their duties as seniors when they step into the vacancy left by the class '37. They may be trusted to accept the responsibilities they will receive with minds and hands able to perform them well. For they are a class firm in their beliefs and eager to get ahead, steady in their reasoning and thrilled at being leaders. They are bound to do something for the senior class that will carry on the tradition. The seniors need feel no alarm in leaving the duties of the senior class of JOSEPHINE BROOKS MAX BROWN VIRGINIA BROWN ALMA BROWNLEE CARL BUXTON HENRY BUMGAR'DNER JACK BURKHART HAROLD BURNETT DOROTHA BURNETT FRANK BURNELL LORENE HIGHT BILL HILL NEDA JO HINTON CHARLES HURST REID HOLCOMB OPAL MATI-IEW JOSEPH MATTINGLY ROSEMARY MeDONOUGH WALTER McDOWELL HELEN MCKEEVER LEMUEL TILSON VVALTER TINSLEY VIVIAN TOWLES X LINDEL TEUFUL JAMES TULLY ELEANOR MARSH CLARENCE MARSHALL HELEN BURKE MARTIN JOHN MARTIN HOYETTE MATTHEWS PAGE 34 A. C. H.S. to this group of students so full of vitality and ability. The Juniors have proved themselves worthy to advance They accepted the rie- . . ' ' g vances which were given to them as sophomores, grinned and bore them. And now, with their seiond year gone, they have maintained their character, developed poise, and made Junior c ass mean something more than the "bunch with one more to go " Evei 'unior - 'Y J should be proud to be a member of this active and energetic class. LUCILLE McMILLAN MAXINE MCGUIARK TED MILLER HELEN MINGLE WAYNE MINNIS LUCY MAE MOONEY WARNER MOORE OTTO MOORE CLAUDE MORROW MARTIN MYERS JOE NORMAN MARY JUNE OBENCHAIN VERNON OVERSTREET FAY PONTIUS HOWARD PATTERSON FRED O. PAXSON, .IR ERNESTINE POINTER ROBERT PRATT ECHO MAE PRICE MINERVA QUINN HAROLD REAM WAYNE RECTOR RUTH RAHN HELEN REPENHAGEN R'UTlI REPENHAGEN KATHERINE ROETTGER DORIS FORCE LLOYD RICE EDWARD RING DICK ROBARD KS X X we L . x XX .gs vxss N4 X. X R X, ' A. I x 'S s -' I I 1 if S, -f" Q fe' ' as A . ' X 5- sf A 1-if X ,frm , X, N S K Y M My .. i L 3 SXN . A Ni K .X 5 - N if . f K : Sc. In I S- X K t x .-3: I X YQ L. f X gm X L X XX NMS A . V S Q . X , X . E , . 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I , Q f .r I F Q J. if PAGE 35 They have played' the minor parts of the play and now are ready to go ahead with the leads. They realize that they are on the verge of something great or mere medio- crity and are determined to make it the better of the two. Th junior class is the one to be most envied for their high school career is not yet over, but they are far enough along to be outstanding. They have one more year be fore they must face life's problems seriously, and yet they are near enough to the bri CAROL ROSEBERRY RUTH RUCKEL JUNE RUSH VIOLET RUTH RYMPH EASTER DAWN SAWYER DOROTHY SCHWARTZ EVEYLN SCHMIDT JOAN SCHRAMM OLIN SEAL VESTA SEARS ERALDINE SEELEY GEORGE SEIPP BETTY SELAN WILEURN SHEPHERD CLARENCE SHURTZ SAM SLOCUM VIRGINIA SMITH EDIRIE SMITH PAT SOMERS GEORGE SPANGLER LEON SPURGIN GERTRUDE sTACy LAMBERT STOFFEL RUTH STONE JOE SWEELY ERVIN SYFERT CHARLOTTE TANQUARY BETTY Lou TAYLOR WARREN THOMAS VELMA THOMAS PAGE 36 nk mg, ave shown outstanding promise and have another year to fulfill their expectations. The seniors are through and the sophomores ef have not yet begun, but the juniors are in the midst cf their school career. y r are rs aisy Hamit, study hall instructor Miss Lillie Nemecheck, geometry and English instructor, Mr. H. J. Clark, science instructor Miss Alice Carrow, librarian, and Mr. T. C. Faris, agriculture instructor. y LYLE TURNER' ALVAH TURNER IRIS TYLER ELAINE VAN SKIKE MARY VICK IONA WALKER DUANE WALKER ROliI'IRT VVALTZ IQOIIERT WARD CIIARLES WARREN Dl'II.l1I41R'l' NVATSON I.UCII.I,I-I WATSON HELEN WEBSTER IIITNNETH VVALDECK I'IARRIE'I"I' WI-ILMAN EVANS W E LTY JANE WERNEK E IIOXIE WEIR N ..f lx! K xl ,Q 4 , , ZS, gf - E 'Q se ' 43 e N 'ki ,Stn its '-5 1 XX r L5-4 QNX? -f N 'S fs A I I X . C fyv . f .K . f L New g f ,fs f ..,,. f 'f I ,SMX New 1 pygffe 1 f ' Q01 A-S Yf my S 7 V W :H Q X X -. if , . Hr. 5: f 1 5 ag: x ., H X can ,Qi I RS .... XX hi S2 I E, S N 0 , . - X is ' -, Q X ... X N 2 f ' wis A A . sm- as as C X fs an . AX .Z L S, s V tg fx: as 2, Q L .. if Q f xg f ,, 5 :Q 21 I , Msw C ,. .VJ "" 'f NIJ. Q 5" i-KN F 5 if I- -' f K'wwN, ,V N f QW say ' N S X.. wvzyrgs , A f Q N b- Q 5 jx x N. xi Q ,L A SX m y . .Q X W J as N C K Y Q W, A if ' 1 I V A , ,es X, N, M, N A A f, ,-.wa sy . N -gs L J- X Y I 6 f i Nr , ,fzf 4 , 1 A ,A ss :xg S 1.5 is V X ' C, s N " ta.. A ,A 5, 1 Nik' . S Q -N sf- ' ' 4, 5 X A ' - N: . - . . O -s NY 4 , " C Y ' jp ' Nx, ' W x X 365 5 N ,V . f 5 X , if S if 7' A ' f ' W N X f TJ I B , N ' ' 'f. - "1 sf-is . ., X ef X T U" If ,Q O ' RY X X32- , . 3 It ,I- si .s- . ,. as cl of 1 f eg , , A Rf 1 sr X- Ai . f' ' If " ' f- r . L sftff i su' A il f is N -f .V J Ji " Xffs ,, X?-A S . H J X 1. ww A Z AN ,tk C -an -j3Z?2Qf5g, , ,izQ-23? KATHRYN WHITE JAVK WILLIAMS SYLVIA WILSON WILIIUR WILSON FRANK WILSON HAROLD WINEINGER BE'l"l'Y LOU WINSIAHV BI-I'I"l'Y WRIGHT ROSEMARY DALTON JUNIOR MILLER EDNA WITTENBORN LOIS BLEVINS PAGE 37 "The Winnahsn Take a look, seniors, and see just how you or your classmates have been rated! The following students were chosen from the entire senior class. They were rated on separate ballots which were given to each senior. Only seniors could vote and only seniors were eligible for the contest. Now for the results: ----- GIRLS' CHOICES .' BOYS' CHOIiCES ' ' Most Popular fGirll ,..,,,,, ,,,..,,,. Most Popular tBoyr ,,,,, Prettiest Girl , ,, . Handsomest Boy , , Cutcst Girl ..,,, ,,,,.,,, ,,,.., Cutest Boy , , , Kathryn Curfman Howard Engleman Kathryn Curfman Keith Curfman ,, Mary Pickett ,,,.,, Lawrence Pipkin Smoothest Dancer fGirll ,,.,,,,,.,, Kathleen Pfisterer Smoothest Dancer fBoyl Best Line 1Girlp Best Line 1BoyJ ,, ,, l 'rett Pre! t Pi-ett l'rett fest Hair IC-irll . iest Hair fBoy'l ,,.,, iest Eyes fGirl7 'est Eyes fBoyl Cutest Smile rGix-ll Cutest Smile Most fBoyJ ,.,,,, . ,.,,..,, Bill Howard Bette Brenz Bill Howard ,, Peggi Ogren ,,John Warren ., Gwendolyn Grow Robert Wilson . Mary Pickett ,. Lawrence Pipkin John Warren Fnsclnatine' He .,,Y. ,,,.,, , ., Bill Howard Most Fascinatinu: She Best Snort lGirll ,,,,.,,,. Best Sport flioyl ,, Best Build fGirlr .,,,., Best Build 4Boyl .,,,.., Best Dressed 1Girll ,,,, Best Dressed fBoyl Most Fun lGirlr ,,,.,,,,.,,,,, Most Fun 1BoyJ Best Disposition fGirlJ , Best Disposition lBoyl Noisiest fGirll W- ,,,.,,,,,, Noisiest fBoyl ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Quietest fGirlJ ,..,, Quiet est lBoyP ,,,, , Kathryn Curfman -Marjorie Hadley Howard Engfleman Kathleen Pfisterer Fannie Palmer Georxze Pitts Kathleen Pfisterer ,, Lawrence Pipkin , Marjorie Hadley ,Roy Worthington ,.,,,... Marjorie Hadley John Warren Bette Hamilton W ,,.,,,.. John Shea Roy Worthington ,,,..,,,,Alma Wilson Gilbert Brewer Miles Harvey Most Modest lGirlP ,.,,,.., ,...,,,. E sther Sissom Most Modest fBoyl ,,..,,..,.,,,..,,,., Carrol Shupe Most Unforgettable fGirl ..,,,...,, , ,,,., Mary E. Blye Most Unforgettable 1BoyJ ,,,.,,,, Howard Engleman Friendliest fGirlJ t,,,,, ,. Marjorie Hadley Friendliest tBoyl ., ,,., ,,,,. R oy Worthington Cutest Mouth 4Girll ,.,.,, ...,, Mary Pickett Cutest Mouth lBoyJ ,,.,,, , ,.,,. Lawrence Pipkin Best Taste fGirll ,,..,,,,., ,, ,,,,. Kathleen Pfisterer Best Taste flioyl .,,.,,,,. ...,,...,,,. B ill Howard Best Manners rGirlb W ,Evelyn Broderson Best Manners 4BoyJ ,...,, ,,..,,,,, , ,John Tufts Best Best PAGE Personality 1GirlJ . . Marjorie Hadley Kathryn Curfman Personality fBoyJ ,,,,, .,,,.., R oy Worthington 38 Keith Curfman Most Popular tGirlb ,....,,,....,,Y... Mostl Popular 1Boyr ...,, .,,,... Kathryn Curfman Howard Engleman Prettiest Girl ,,,....,,,..,. .Y,...., K athryn Curfman Hnndsomest Boy .,.,,,,. ,.....YY...l, K eith Curfman Cutest 1Gir1l ,,,,.....,,...,e,e...e,Y...,e,.. te. Mary Pickett Cutes: fBuyp ,.,,, -A ,,,,, Lawrence Pipkin Smoothest Dancer fGirll t..,,,.... Kathleen Pfisterer Snfitothest Dancer lBoyJ .,,,....,,..,,, ew Bill Blood Best Line 1GirIJ ., ,,.. , ,... .,.,.,...,e,. B ette Brenz Best Line 1BoyJ' .,,,,., .,,, B ill Howard Prettiest Hair fGirlb ..,,,.. Kathleen Pfisterer Prettiest Hair IBoyP ,,.. Prettiest Eyes lGirll ,, Prett Cutes iest Eyes Ilioyl . t Smile fGirlr Cutest Smile 1BoyP .,.. Most Fascinating He ,,,,., Most Fascinating She. ,,..,. Best Sport 4GirlJ ,: ..,, Best Sport lBoyl ..., , Best Build tGirlJ .,,,,, Best Build lBoyb fs Best Dressed 4GirlJ , Best Dressed 4Boyfj'.,1., Most Fun 1Girly ,....,,. , Most Fun lBoyl - Best Disposition fGirll Best Disposition fB0yJ Ncisicst Girl ,,,. ,, .,,,,.., ,,,. , , Noisiest Boy ,.,.,,..,,,,....,. Quietest Girl ,..., . ,,,.,.,,t Bill Howard ..,,,.,Mary E. Blye George Pitts Mary Pickett Keith Curfman ,, Keith Curfman Howard Engleman ,N Mary Pickett Kathryn Curfman , Marjorie Hadley Howard Engleman Kathleen Pfisterer ., Vernon Moffit Kathleen Pfisterer ,. W, ,,,, Roy Decker Bill Howard .. Marjorie Hadley Roy Worthington Marjorie Hadley .Roy Worthington .,,,, Bette Hamilton .. We ,, Bill Howard Mary Holman .,,,..Carrol Shupe Miles Harvey Walter Foltz .Evelyn Broderson Carrol Shupe Unforgettable fGirlr ,...,t.... Beulah McGill ,,.., , .. Bill Blood Keith Curf man Bill Howard Quietest Boy Most Modest 1GirlJ ,,...,,,,l,,,..,,, Most Modest fBoyl ,, Most Most Unforgettable- lBoyj ,,,.,,, rrsenduest icirn' ..., Frien Cutes Cutes Best dliest fBoyl ,.,, t Mouth fGirll ,,., t Mouth fBoyl ,,., , Taste tGirlJ ....,,. Marjorie Hadley Robert Gillock ,, Mary E. Blye Lawrence Pipkin Kathleen Pfisterer . ...,,. Roy Worthington Lawrence Pipkin Kathleen Pfisterer , John Tufts Kathryn Curfman Best Taste 1BoyJ ,...,,. Best Manners 1Girll ..,,.,,, Best Manners 1Boyl ,,,,,,,,,,,,., Best Personality 1Girlr ,..,,.,,,.. Best Personality fBoyy ,. Howard Engleman I fa ll li 1 l l i l l 4 5 5 1 Z 4- K ,ld ijt' 011 7 Class oi '39 4 PAGE 39 f I Row ONE. left to lighten l l G-d - . Bet'-9 JODGS, Dresirlentg Edwiii alilrowri Isihreiziiiiient council representative: Cleve Holland, vice president, TOP PANEL ROW 2, - . - , ONh Mlldled King, .Pearl Rhodes, Clara Rhodes, Lottxc Jane Rawcytaxatherlne inner- Lula Mae hugnes, Lula Mae nalnus ' ganneu' Rosemary Gibson, Lillian lvl-Q .Uxvvlnnreu wilson, rreua rerlco, lrma stout liuxagiilef uarwoou' helen Woruww' RCV3rillillKi,E1giiI'ii Louie rountaln, bern Bingham, Arneltalhoblnson bnougl-ass, mme! Douson' Frances Q , - era ee Dalton Katner M . f ' F3150 1:3251 Givens' Georgia Moya. Lehi njlrgirs ceggilgttwsifin Rausch, Mary Jane Johnson, Wilma Jean Y ' R-Mane King, Vi l . f , ' Martha Klcharuson, Louise HatinaesJe3?1"Eiii:1' li,lFrLhlegiisio:zii4d'0GlaiyS Thomas, Nellie Harper June Osborne ' 'D v H ml ewman ' , 4 , LOWER PANEL ' ??,WHpNEY'Ge0rge Qavls' wayne Cobb. Robert Billings Bev 1 ' .e art, Delbert Childs, Frank Sweet, William Endorf iwilliiiirlil Trglilsfiek, Roy Hnllenbeck. Harry Hunt, ner - ROW TWO'HZlFV2y Condon Dick Curr 1 Ll ' - Laverne Mumme' Daniel E l V Ch lib, oyd Sleeth, Craig Barker, Donald Billin K ' Row 'rHREE-Edward Driiitgf' 1?EllY'Bc-udreau, Clifford Shaverigsi enneth Hambaugh' Stevenson, Marion Stacy, Donald.HaradEr' Leclailve Salgggasergtgliston, Charles Chapman, Harley ROW FOUR-Vernon Chad '-k V B , V. ' Meivm Mcglhiney, George ,lffgrlilsczlligomirau?0a:dedD1Z:x53s,Fli:talter Ramsey, Ulys Ward. Ernest Hester l z. - ', PAGE 40 TOP PANEL ROW ONEfD0ris Caster, Dorothy Ozbun, Clarice Stacy. lrelle Crawflll-ll, l'llt1y Yorke, lvlarrlalee lfuluzllsnll, Betty Jones, Betty Jean Buck. Emma Belle liuehner, ROW TWOffEvelyn Alexander, Patrica Dunn. Myra lil-llllt, Betty S:ln.leflll', .loan Hint-hee, Helen ,Jenn Calkins, Twila Faubion, Lola Mae Dellenllanyll, Nada Flifli ll. ROW THR'EEffNNilma Jean Cook. Martha Wllite, Alerha Ilaker, Elaine Grey, Virginia Jane Wilkins, Barbara Tolles, Betty Blllll-TE, Ruth Copelanfl, Julia llrexver. Nyla June liell. ROW FOUR- AAnna Marie Bossi, Charlotte Klllltz, Pattle liarllalwl, Mary Rlltll Vanskilte, Nant-y Fe-atllernff, Bonnie Jean Smith, Virginia Tleman. Della Vivlan Paymlcn, llette Ray, Charllltt Green, Gladys Pease. Maxine T0-Ylor, Ann Elin Creilrhton. MIDDLE PANEL A ls Zelll Clean N llli lulllse Kimr, W'inil'l'erl Johnson, Joan ONEfMarfe Baker, Elna Mae Cham ers. 2 -'H , e : l . Richardson, Lena Grey, Lela ML-Nair, Eleanor Pierson, Ge-ral Dean Ml-Coy. ROW TWO-fLenora. Bair, Nina Straight, Donna MuC:llnnllln, lvlarjorle Utsler, Jean Rankin, Mary Ellen ' ' - 1 l ' I...lV rl I' ' McDowell. Elizabeth Miller, Helen Shaw, Betty Webber, June Belle iroxwll, ' evle rl:-e, ROW THREE--Esther Smith, Wilma Jean Dillon. Alice Danner. Walllla I-llltf. lulearlllr Ibacll. Mabel Taylor, Mary Dee Mahon, Ruth Miller, Ruth Martin, Allullsla Craves. A , A ROW FOUR-Lura Cain, Luuise Evans' Vmlu Mainly. June Hlle, Betty Sllwllerl, Durls kolrer, Marllyn Milstearl, Betty Gerricke, Marie Shields, lmoiiene Jllstl-e. LOYVER PANEL i V A ROW 0NlEPfHelen Baker Lorraine Van Nny, Geneva Fllrod, Esc-ll Dean llevk, l4rancos Whetytlllo, Jessica May Lewis. Mary Jllne Henry. Maxine Bramlshaxv. - . v I ROW TWOffPhyllis White, Christine Honsil, Ansfelene Rlcharrlson, Juanita Iflshlnlrn, Jnanlta Hay-1, Alb tl: , . 1 R' h l" . . icoviz TPAEQEIEFTTSLSTZIIl-Iii-i?,hMLiillie1l lrCezi1rli:ii'1ii Vera Pontius, Mary Kalhrlne Ramsey, Martha James. N- - , - -2 ' -l. . POW2?0'ii11'?QvnX53iigdAgeer:EEtEe16g,i::iyAi3f::nes, Alma Brownlee, Evelyn Fravel, Nacllne Compton, Mary Alice Courtright, Lcrene Fountain. Maxine lil-ewer. Ruth Miller. PAG TOP PANEL A ROW ONE--Edward Blass, Jack Martin, Eugene Barto, Norman Burton, Edwin Brown, Herschel Shutler, Claude Pipkin Jr., Donald Curry, Robbin Allen, Fred McLaughlin ROW TWO-Roland Gidney, John Williams, Raymond Stalnaker, Harold Stocking, Robert Lindemood, Donald Turner, William Gilmore, Kenneth Dozlson, George Watson, Robert Mitchell ROW THREE'fElton Smaller, Kenneth Patterson, William Raynolds. Rfobert Long, Curtis Curry, Chester Turner, H. A. Miller, Robert Nicholas, Charles Higby, Ernest Dodson. ' ROW FOUR-Jack Pinion, James Montague, William Parman, Charles Higgins, William Gallee, Jack Elton, Esther Wahler, Donald Burdt, Paul Anderson, Charles Miller. MIDDLE P ANEL ROW ONE Cornelius Austin, Oscar Oliver, Meryl Short, Eldred Goldman, Kenneth Shurtz, Ernest Isom, Donald Treaclway, Chester Stoddard, Gerald Shaw, Amos Harvey. ROW TWO-Charles Crane, Nelson Cox, Ivan Huehes, Roy Poore, Leo Ireton, Robert Himes, Ray Rhodes. Carl Ross, Don Hoyt. Henry Sprowls. ROW THREE-Ulys West, William Blarkwell, Clinton Hobson, Roy Jones, Leroy Burton, Kenneth Landers. Dal I . M ' ' s e .caan yron Ramsey, Francis S'mnson. Carl Holman. ROW FOUR-Paul Ahleson, Bobby Smith, Herbert Bartlett. Willie Jordan. Paul Kuhn, Paul Clark. Kenneth Townsend, Robert Decker, Douglas Rnnen. J.P. White, Austin Rhoten. BOTTOM PANEL ROW ONE--LaVern Phillips, Glen Crabtree. Calvin Howard. Clarenve Calvert. Arthur Binford, Marion Troxell, Clyde Chilco, Gene Jenkins. James Mr-Dowell. Dean McCall. Donald Wald. POW TWO--Robert Claok, John Dayton, James Moore, James Jones. Lov Shanks, Doyle Young, Russel De Jarnette. Gordon Blackburn, Herbert Jar-kson. James Lonfr. Hill Rurlre. ROW THREE-John Leaeh. James Flemimr. Cleve Holland. Clyde Grow, Warren McLaury, Dale Clouse, C h. . . yeorxze Hover, Stanley Mohler, Orville Kelly, Billy Ledecner. PAGE 42 I ' .fn ' I I X ll , 0 ig KH l - - Active A. C. unit, 1 PAGE 43 l' l l ln Tufts lwviliic Stover Rnlicrl Student Council The Student Council is essential for the welfare of the student body. The purpose of this organization is to rep- resent the interests of the entire student body and the faculty of the school in order that there will be a closer co- operation between the students and the faculty. The membership consists of a presi- dent, elected by the student body in the fall, the principal of the high school, two faculty members, and one represent- ative from each of the three classes, from each conference group, and from the Girl Reserves, Hi-Y, Honor Society, Cashiers' Cub, Sport Light Club, Pep Club, Ark Light, Mirror, and the Junior Patrol. The duties of the Student Council are to elect the head cheer leader and the first and second assistants, members of the junior patrol, student representative to the Athletic Board, and the assembly program committee. John Shea was elect- ed head cheer leader with Minerva Quinn, first assistant, and Lula Mae Haines, second assistant. Keith Curfman Cashiers' Club PAGE The Cashiers Club is one of the im- portant organizations of the school. Very few people hear about or recognize the results that are produced by this club. The club meets every Monday in the high school library under the direction of Miss Alice Carrow, librarian. The club membership is made up of the head cashier, assistant cashier and the conference cashiers and their assis- tants. The conference cashiers are elected at the first of the year by their confer- ences. They hold their offices for the entire year, unless for some reason it seems advisable to select another. The of the assistant cashier is elected out junior class at the beginning of the second semester by the members of the club. His duty is to head the cashiers the following year. The object of the club is to promote thrift 44 while in school. Then as an indi- was chosen as student repre:entative to the Athletic Board. One representative from each class is chosen for the assem- bly program committee Glen Montague was elected senior representative, Bruce Edwards, junior, and Bob Lindemood, sophomore. The Student Council received an in- vitation from the Student Council of Ok- lahoma to send representatives to attend its meeting in Ponca City. Delegates from high schools in Oklahoma ard the surrounding states met to discuss meth- ods of student goverments to gain new ideas which they could apply on their own councils. Glen Montague, Bette Ham- ilton, and Miss Edna Wheatley attended the meeting. The oHicers of the Student Council are Lawrence Pipkin, president, John Tufts, president pro-tem, and Marjo ie Crill, secretary-treasurer. The president pro-tem and secretary-treasurer are e- lected by the council from its member- ship. Miss Edna Wheatley and Miss Beryl Ifarbaugh are the sponsors of the cozincil. vidual goes out into the world, he will take this habit with him. Banking con- tests among the conferences are a popu- lar method used to encourage banking. Rather than improving since the years of depression, the bank'ng percentage has been lowered. Perhaps one factor that brought this about has been the activity ticket, introduced this year. Many students have considered the activity ticket as one form of savings and have put their money ino this rather than in the school savings ac- count. Mrs. Harriet Winkleman, representa- tive of Thrift, Incorporated, following her visit to Arkansas City Schools made this statement: "This is one of the best high schools for banking work in the U. S. A." This is a record that every stud- ent should be proud of and should help maintain. Student Councilf-vCashier'5 Club TOP VAXBI TOP ROW, left to right--Curtis Curry, John Warren, linucne xenne. y, . ni , 4. . . Balsters Louis Johns Henry Bumgardner, Jack Gllison, Glen Montaigne, Clove Ilnllnnnl, liill I-Inwairrl. MIDDLE ROXV--Migg Beryl Harbangh, Robert Gislney, Crziii: linrker, George St-ipp, Uunnlil l.:iin'zistcx', Jack Floyd, Mary June Obencliain, Louise Haines, David 1ien.l21"lin' Bm Pu""'HH- Miss Wheatley. BOTTOM ROW--Catherine Schwartz, Betty Ray, Maxinc llnztllllfli MUTE' H0lnian.'Clai're Fhlwurtls, Lawrence Pipkin, Marjorie Crill, Kathryn Curfman, Bette Hamilton, Lola McNair, Minerxa Quinn. BOTTOM PANEL TOP ROW left to I-ighf'4A1vgh Turner John Weir, Charles Darby, Donald I.nnm-aster,, Dannglns linnen. Kenneth iMessner, Bill Stuart, Paul Marsliull. I I I ' 1 Q .H SECOND ROWf-Russell Leach David Benjamin, Leonnril Foss, Doris lwgcr, Mari-vric Llvec, DUN-H Billings, Mai rice Baringer, Edwin Brown. i , I . , F , THIRD ROVll-Carol Rosberry, Betty Sandefenr, Esther Reece, lnlnine Van Skikc, Nyln June Bell, ew Bingham, Della Brown, Bettey Kimsey, Mary NUM- PAGE 45 N" llf . 4 I I, .,, V' 1,7 i fy., f- lf' :W ' 'im 4. Qi J. af, .VH J.. .,. 4,1 il. 4 O 1 1 -Wi' 3 'News Hounds" 3 ill' J lg! S' -3 1 ., Lily, ki? up s '-, I Qu- ,., .Slug .W 21:23 'E . li.Lll ' ' IW 'W :- gg , ' 13.2 Q 1 'if 9 'Q nu' 4 , . in, . , ,, . i mil, 1 ,X 1125-J' ' 'vel 2. . A eil 'K ' il' :flf 13 , - Neither all work nor all play reigned supreme among the members of the nine- teenth Ark Light staff. The gentle, UD though persistent prodding of P. M. Johnson, advisor, and Mary Holman, edit- or, preserved a happy medium. This year's "newshounds," Mary Nolen, Claire Edwards, Betty Lester, Kathleen Pfisterer, Dorothy Nodler, Gilbert Brew- er, Ione Hughes, Robert Gillock, and Glen Montague hounded those important per- sons who managed to be everywhere at once but nowhere to be found. Norman Troxell, associate editor, and Gladys Hop- kins, circulation manager, could unfail- ingly be found in the midst of things. And writing their own basketball press Men of the Pressv The Pica Club is an honorary organi- zation for high school printers. This so-- ciety holds meetings twice a month in the printing room, located in the junior high building. At these meetings subjects re- lated to some phase of printing are dis- cussed. Eligibility to this club is dependent up- on the studentls ability, as only those making a B or above may become mem- bers. Two of the major activities of this or- ganization are the Pica Printing banquet. The Pica is a four page paper printed and edited by the .printing department. The banquet, open to all interested in print- aAnnualeers', PAGE The bigger and better mirror this year was made possible through the new ac- tivity ticket. Last year the Ark Light and Mirror were both sold for one dollar, but this year they cost about nine cents each. The activity ticket provided the money for the annual, but the Mirror staff pro- vided the material. The interesting and amusing snapshots were taken by Jack Stover and Dick Curtis. Charles Darby and Ted Miller have spent the wee hours of the morning pasting pictures in the Mirror and the mirror staff wrote reams and reams. Gladys-.Hopkins tried to keep the fi- nancial end' of the annual correct but she has almost as difficult a time as Claire Edwards, editor, had getting her notices presented no obstacles to Bob Wilson, sports editor, and Howard Engle- man, sports writer. Bob "dribbled" in the copy and Howard nonchalantly tossed it in the basket. You'll miss seeing George Pitts, busi- ness manager, Jack Maze, advertising manager, Bette Hamilton, Bill Howard, and John Warren, ad soliciters, bustling around like "big town guys." The cubs, Jayne Krammes, Martin Myers, Ted Miller, Josephine Burton, Max Brown, and Juanita Harder, will in- herit not only trials and tribulations from the staff, but also the presidency of the K. I. P. A. captured for Mary Holman at the K. U. convention last fall. ing, was held during national printing week. The main feature of the banquet was speeches by people intimately con- nected with printing. Officers of the society are Jack Maze, presidentg Larnard Baker, vice-president, Leon Scott, secretary and treasurer, and George Pitts and Paul Marshall, co-edit- ors of the Pica. Members of the club are Ernest Ag- new, Max Brown, Ralph Champ, Joe Clouse, Charles Hurst, Don Lancaster, Jack Campbell, Forrest Wollard, Douglas Thompson, Merle Conroy, and Marion Stacy. Francis D. Modlin, printing in- structor, is sponsor of the club. reporters to turn stories in on time. Those cute little bulldog cartoons were drawn by our esteemed artists David Benjamin and Louis Johns. Helen Simp- son, Sarah Hellyer and Mary Henderson were assistant artists. Not to forget the men who helped make the Mirror possible, A. E. Maag, F. D.Modlin, P. M.Johnson, sponsors who went through the book time after time to make sure everything was going right. , Reporters on the staff are Mary Nolen, Norman Troxell, Ione Hughes, Betty Les- ter, Robert Gillock, Gilbert Brewer, Kath- leen Pfisterer, Howard Engleman, Glen Montague, Dorothy Nodler, Bette Hamil- ton, Mary Holman, Robert Wilson, and Charles Price. 46 3 'S i Goin' to Press PAGE 47 u - - rr Mmlclc The senior class play for 1936-37 was the interesting three act character dra- ma, "Minick," written by Edna Ferber and George Kaufmann. It was a success- ful production, well given and well recei- ved. The plot of the story centers around old Mr. Minick, played by Douglas More. He comes to live with his son and daugh- ter-in-law who have been married about three years. Kathryn Curfman plays the part of Nettie, the daughter-in-law, with Jack Campbell taking the part of Fred, the son. Lil and Jim Corey, portrayed by Kath- leen Pfisterer and Norman Troxell, are the young Minicks' closest friends. With- out their wives knowing it the two young men have entered into partnership in a mail order company. Old man Minick discovers this and tells Nettie and Lil, who are enraged at the idea. The same aftenoon Nettie has her club at her home. Mr. Minick breaks up the meeting by unsuspectingly insulting the club members. Ruby Beebe, Peggi Ogren, Doris Treadway, and Evelyn Broderson play the parts of Mrs. Smallridge, Miss Stack, Miss Crackenwald, and Mrs. Lip- pincott, respectively. This act infuriates Nettie to the boiling "Ta lee My Adviceh "Take My Advice," this year's public speaking play was a rollicking three act comedy. The plot centered around the troubles of the Weaver family. Martin Myers and Kathryn Curfman had the roles of the brother and sister, Bud and Ann Weaver. Bud has quit col- lege to marry Marella Scott, the town vamp, played by Bette Brenz. Ann has been led to believe she has great dram- atic ability by Kerry Van Kind, a ham actor and phoney theatrical agent, pro- trayed by Bruce Edwards. Mr. and Mrs. Weaver, the harrassed parents, were very well done by Roy Worthington and Jayne Krammes. Mr. Weaver has a weakness for fake stock salesmen. He has never been able to get rid of them without first buying their phoney stock. Mrs. Weaver's latest brain storm in unmerology. She is PAGE 48 point. In the evening when Fred comes home there is a quarrel during which Nettie threatens to divorce her husband. Mr. Minick settles the situation by offer- ing to leave and stay in the Old Men's Home where he has two cronies, Mr. Deitenhoffer and Mr. Price, played by Joseph Olinger and Carrol Shupe. The young people then make up and beg him to stay. Everything runs smoothly for va while until Mr. Minick overhears Nettie' tell Lil as long as he is with them, she and Fred will never have children. Mr. Min- ick, who wishes to have a grandchild de- termines to not stand in the way. He packs his clothes and departs for the Old Men's Home . Annie the maid, whose part is taken by Claire Edwards, asks him what message she is to give "the missus" he says t'Tell her to call me Grandpa." Marjorie Hadley and Roy Worthington help furnish the comedy of the play, por- traying the parts of Marge and Al Dia- mond, a couple in the young Minicks' crowd who are continally on the go. The business managers of the play were Glen Montague and Robert Wilson. Marjorie Crill and Sarah Hellyer were the property managers. .. always finding corresponding numbers. Bradley Clement, Bud's English profes- sor at college, comes to the Weaver home to try to straighten out Bud's troubles. Instead, he helps the whole family out of a colossal mess: Professor Clement is played by Joe Foster. He proves to Bud that Marella is only a clever Hirt who has methods to her madness. She has been working with Jim- my Thayer, played by Ted Miller, to take all the men in town to a cleaning with their oil stocks. Mr. Weaver is then cured of his mania for salesmen and Mrs. Wea- ver promises to be through with numer- ology forever. Professor Clement also proves to Ann that her place is in his home and not on a New York stage. w i Mellerdrammers "Min iclgf' Lil Corey .,,r,,.,, Nettie Minick ...,., .-.W Annie , .,,, H ,,Y,, J im Corey ...., Fred Minick ...... Kathleen Pfisterer Kathryn Curfman Claire Edwards .. Norman Troxell Jack Campbell Douglas More Minick .,,,,,,,. ,,,,,, ,Y,,,,,,-,, ,,,,,,,,,,VVV Marge Diamond Mr. Deitenhoffer A1 Diamond ....... Mr. Price ,,,,YY,,,,, D Mrs. Smallridge Miss Crackenwal d . Marjorie Hadley Joe Olinger Roy Worthington .....-..,Carrol Shune Ruby Beebe Doris Tredway Peggi Orgen Miss Stack .,,.,,,,,, ,,,,,,,A,, , V ,,,,,,,,,,, M MTS- Lippincott .... .. . Evelyn Broderson "Take My Advice" Ann Weaver ,,,,,, .. Professor Clement ,, ,, Bud Weaver . .. M r. Weaver Mrs. Weaver Jimmy Thayer ---- Marella Scott Kerry Van Kind Kathryn Curfman Joe Foster ,, Martin Myers Roy Worthington Jayne Krammes ., Teil Miller , Bette Brenz , Bruce Edwards PAGE 49 Pep Club " A. C. High has ever gloried "In the purple and the gold-" And with their purple and gold sweaters portraying 'the school colors so well, the Pep Club played theil' Part in spreading school spirit and pep. The business procedure of the Pep Club was carried on in the meetings held every Thursday after school in the Study Hall. During these meetings the desired ends were usually accomplished and a certain amount of humor also en- tered in, such as John Shea, head cheer- leader, remarking,"I don't like to see vacancies marching down the street when we drill." Mary Fountain, bright little sopho- more, confided to the entire group,"These Pep Club announcements simply slip my mind." VVhen a sympathetic admirer asked,"What mind'?", Mary concluded that it would be simpler to keep quiet. Financial success of the Pep Club was aided by the activites of the refreshment Debate Debate activities for this year started when J. D. Davis, director of forensics, made a call for debators early in the fall. Debate this year was scheduled for the first semester as a regular one-half credit subject. The boys who took de- bate the first semester were Richard Curtis, Bob Lindemood, Kenneth Patter- son, Ernest Grose, Joe Foster, Martin Myers, Bruce Edwards, Ted Miller, Jack Hall, Douglas More, and Glen Montague. The outlook for a successful season seemed exceedingly good with three ex- perienced seniors on the team. On Decem- ber 11 and 12 a debate institute was held in Arkansas City High School. Fifty towns and over 300 debators visited Arkansas City during the meet. The first tournament of the year was held at Colfeyville. At this meet, Joe Foster and Glen Montague ranked second only to Coffeyville. All the sophomores and juniors were taken on this trip and participated in practice rounds. The second tourney was held at Em- poria. Bruce Edwards and Martin Myers PAGE so stand which was in charge of Jack Camp- bell, finance chairman. Bette Hamilton, stunt chairman, ar- ranged the unique pep chapels held be- fore each game. Publicity aids in the form of small tags were issued by the stunt chairman and committee. Before each basketball game the gym was decorated with purple and gold and with the colors of the opposing team. The officers for the year were Roy Worthington, presidentg Mary Pickett, vice-president, Mary Henderson, secre- taryg Jack Gibson, student council repre- sentativeg Bette Hamilton, stunt chair- mang Kathleen Pfisterer, publicity mana- gerg and Jack Campbell, finance chair- man. , Cheerleaders were John Shea, head cheerleader, Minerva Quinn and Lula Mae Hainds, assistants. Faculty spon- sors were Miss Henrietta Courtright, lVIiss Edith Joyce Davis, and J. Kelsey Day. composed the negative team. Oklahoma City, where the largest debate tourna- ments for high schools in the U. S. are held, then drew the teams attention. Out of 208 teams, Ark City represented by Ted Miller, Douglas More, Jack Hall, and Glen Montague captured s ec ond place. Newton won the final debate on a close decision. The next week-end the same boys dup- licated their performance and won second at the Ark Valley meet at the University of Wichita. At the district tourney at Winfield, the following week the team again carried off runner-up honors. J. D. Davis received from the state forensics committee an invitation to the state tournament at Lawrence on Feb. 26. The team was invited on its outstanding record of many consistent wins. At the state meet, the boys downed Topeka, defending champs, but were eleminated before the semi-finals of the tourney by the strong Hutchinson team. , Winciiammersl TOP PANEL FIRST ROW, left to rightfVernon Overstreet, Bill Blood, Martin Myers, Wayne Thomas, Craig: Howes, Peggi Ogren, Warren Thomas, Joe Norman, Betty Webber, Billy La Sarnre, Clarence Ford. SECOND ROW+Ja,ck Gibson, Jack Campbell, Geraldine Seeley, Roy Worthington, Marvelle Cox, llrin-u Edwards, Mary Fountain, Jean Day, Jayne Krammes, Kenneth Landers, Melvin Foster, Maxine Brewer, Betty Ray, Alice Lewis, Sarah Hellyer, Betty Jones, Clyde Grow. THIRD ROW--Robert Wilson, Maxine Douglass, Weldon Dickerson, Betty Lester, Mary Holman, Alfred Knight, Dorothy Nodler, Mary Pickett, Kathryn Curfman. Wanda Christy. Marjorie Crill, Ted Miller. FOURTH ROW-David Benjamin, Doris Force, Kenneth Messner, Mary Henderson, Betty Lon Sturtz, Jack Williams, Elizabeth Lewis, Bette Hamilton, Billy Boudreau, Helen Webster, Lula Mae Hughes, Robert Ward. FIFTH ROW-Catherine Gibson, Betty Allen, Milton Getter. Virginia Brown, Dorothy Markland. Harold Magnus, Betty Jean Buck, Bob Billings. Patty Yorke, Kathleen Pfisterer, Glen Montague, Bob Limlemood. SIXTH ROW--Jerry Ames, Isabelle Cannon, Betty Brenz, Helen Henderson, Claire Edwards, Virginia Amos, Raymond Billings, Marjorie Hadley, Joyce Hamm, Patty Barnard, Edna Chambers. Della Iirown, Mercedes Wommack, Helen Calkins. SEVENTH ROW-Lula Mae Hainds, Lela McNair, John Shea, Helen Burke Martin. Minerva Quinn. BOTTOM PANEL Ted Miller, J. D. Davis, Douglas More, Glen Montague, Betty Jones, Jack Hall Extreme R'2'ht John Shea, Lula Mae Hainds PAG I" at F' Gir I Reserves Ship Ahoy! S.S. G.R. is sailing into "Open Harbors." This was the theme of the Girl Reserves for the school year 1936 -1937. With happy hearts and high ideals they sailed their ship of dreams into the harbors of helpfulness. The officers' role included Evelyn Brod- erson, president, Iris Tyler, vice presi- dentg Kathleen Pfisterer, secretary, Bet- ty Selan, treasurer, and Kathryn Curf- man, student council representative. The club's business was carried on through the committee plan. The heads of the various committees were Social, Peggi Ogreng Membership, Iris Tyler, Finance, Mary Noleng Music, Marjorie Hadley, Publicity, -Dorothy Peterson, Program, Ruby Beebeg Athletic, Clara Nunleyg and Service, Dorotha Burnett. The crew attempted to make this a year of helpful service and good times. They first docked for the purpose of giving a tea for their mothers to cele- brate the occasion of District Girl Re- serves' 10th birthday. This was followed I-li-Y The Hi-Y club of Arkansas City High School experienced a very successful year during 1936-37, The first three meetings were open and were held for the purpose of acquainting the boys with the func- tions and purpose of the organization which is "To create, maintain, and ex- tend throughout the school and commun- ity high standards of Christian charac- ter. When the time came for the install- ation of new members more than sixty boys had signed and paid their dues. An installation service led by the head spon- sor, E. Hoyt Piper, was held in the Y. M.C.A. in early November, The club meets every other week on Tuesday noon at the local Y.M.C.A. A banquet was held in connection with the meeting. The price of dinner tickets has been 25 cents for the past three years. This affords a convenient time and place for meetings which seldom con- fiict with other activties. The sponsoring of the lyceum courses and the sponsorship of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter chapels have been by a Recognition Service in the form of a mother and daughter tea. The good ship' docked again to take the Little Sisters on board for their annual Christmas par- ty. A mother and daughter banquet and installation service was held in the spring. The crew was in charge of the Thanks- giving and Chistmas Day chapels and they were handled in a truly shipshape manner. Eight girls were sent to the winter con- ference at Herrington where they had an enjoyable time and returned with many helpful ideas for G.R. work. The good ship sailed into port at the end of the school year with a convic- tion in the hearts of all that they had achieved their ideals and accomplished their purpose as expressed in the theme: "Let every happy harbor That opens to the sea Be a perfect inspiration To G. R. loyalty." a few duties of the club for the past year. In addition to this, the club won fame last summer when they won first place in the State Boys' Softball tournament which was held at Emporia. Officers for the year who were elec- ted last spring are Howard Engleman, president, Wayne Thomas, vice-presi- dentg Robert Clough, secetaryg Russel Leach, treasurer, and John Warren, stu- dent council representative. --Additional members of the cabinet, the legislative body of the organization, are Keith Curf- man, Martin Myers, Jack Williams, Cleve Holland, Robert Clack, Norman Burton, and John Leach. The annual state Hi-Y conference was held at Salina, Kansas this year, nine boys and two sponsors made the trip. Howard Engleman was elected vice-president of the conference to mark the second straight year that an Ark City delegate has received such an honor. The sponsors of the club are Hoyt Piper, Kelsey Day, Allen E. Maag, and Louis Cooley. Triangles Members of the Hi-Y cabinet, most of the smiles were contribut- ed by seniors. The Hi-Y president gives us the pose that refreshes I Girl Reserves prob- ably recognize this pic- ture as typical of their president's parliamen- tarian expression. Was there ever such a complete set of smiles as this dignified G. R. cabinet exhibits? The Girl Reserves serve tea. Expressions run from serious to hilar- ious among those who wield the power in G. R. functions. Another cup of tea if you please! E53 1 52 VAC Junior Patrolwp. F. A. uill and ScrollwMessiah UPPER PANEL l-'irst row, left to riizht-'John Johnson, Lewis Cooley, James Bays, Herschel Clark, E. A. Funk, Ralph Cross, Kurt Galle, J. R. Smith, Forrest Wollard Second Row Donald Curry, Calvin Howard, Doyle Young, Walter Tinsley, Donald Billings, Harold Magnus, Maurice Barrinrrer, Norman Burton, Bernard Chapin, Cecil Boone Third row Harold Bagby, George Davis, Henry Bumgardner, Ralph Smith, Wayne Minnis, Bill Stuart. Jack Campbell, Clifton Howard, James Long LOWER PANEL First row, left to ri5zht+Ray Miller, Kenneth Townsend, Paul Kuhn, VVilliam Post, George Tomlinson, Lloyd Cochran, John Weir, Walter Baird Second rowfDelbert Childs, Kenneth Waldeck, Harry Hunt, T. C. Faris, Raymond Stalnalcer, Otto Moore. Zeb Hart, Frederick McLaughlin Third row William Hardy, Warren Morrow, Leroy Burton, H ld W' Goff, Robert Pratt, Delbert Watson aro ineinger, Patrick Somers, Gilford PAGE 54 ww ' ,,, M I TOP PANEL Back row, left to l'iHl'1l-"Gilbert Brewer' Robert Gino Glen Montague. First row'--Mary Holman, P. M. Johnson. Gladys Hopkins' Milly Pfisterer. k Jnhn Vn.n.,.9n Roller! NVilsun, Claire l'l:lw:ir:lN. L' . ' ' I Nolan' Dmulhy Nnullor, liullilvon PAGE 55 uiil and Scroll Every year a number of students from the Ark Light staff are admitted to the International Honorary Society for High School Journalists, the Quill and Scroll. The most outstanding work of the stu- dent in three different fields of journal- istic writing is sent in to the National Quill and Scroll offices for appr0Val, with the recommendation of the journalism advisor, Paul M. Johnson. Members re- ceive a gold pin bearing the insignia of the society, the quill and scroll, and a years subscription to the Quill and Scroll magazine. The Quill and Scroll Society was found- ed at the University of Iowa in 1926 by a group of teachers who wished to rec- ognize and reward the worthy attempts of high school journalists. The local chap- ter was granted a charter in 1929. To be eligible for a charter, the high school must publish a newspaper, an an- nual, or a magazine which is considered to be of sufficient merit by the national ' executive council. "Messiah " Handel's "Messiah,' was presented December 15, for the fifth consecutive year under the direction of Charles'L. Hinchee, vocal director, and A. E. San Romani, instrumental instructor, in the new auditorium. This oratorio is part of the year's work for high school and junior college music departments. The chorus was made up of approxi- mately 400 high school and junior col- lege students who are interested in vo- cal work, one of the largest groups ever to have participated in such an e- vent. All the choral numbers were ex- ceptionally well done. Guest soloists who took part in the performance were Miss Florence Goble, soprano soloist from Lindsborgg Miss Molly Vang, contralto soloist of Linds- borgg and Charles W. Shedden, of Ellis, who sang the bass solos. Charles L. Hinchee, co-director of the "Messiah". sang the tenor arias this year, as has been his practice in past productions of "The Messiah". The orchestra for 'tThe Messiah" was made up of fifty members, one of the largest orchestras to be used on the ac- To be eligible for membership, the student must be in the upper third of the class, must have done distinctive work in some field of newspaper writing must have been recommended by the journalism supervisor, and must be ap- proved by the secretary of the national organization. The society sponsors contests in all the different fields of creative work, and promotes research work and surveys to standardize high school newspaper writ- ing. The society has the support of Amer- ica's outstanding journalists and educat- ors. Representatives of the Arkansas City high school, Mary Holman, Robert Gil- lock, Gilbert Brewer, Robert Wilson, Mary Nolen, Gladys Hopkins, Ione Hughes, Glen Montague, Dorothy Nodler, John Warren, Claire Edwards, and Kath- leen Pfisterer, were admitted to the so- ciety this year for their attempts on our high school publication, The Ark Light. companiments. It furnished a rnelodious background and accompaniment for the arias and chorus numbers. Mrs. A. E. San Romani played the piano accompaniments for the solos and Genevieve Wright accompanied the chor- us numbers. In previous years "The Messiah" has been presented for two nights and ad- mission was by ticket only, but due to the size of the new auditorium the oratorio was presented only one night this year. The public was invited and there were no admission tickets. The oratorio brings the message of Christ's birth, His works, and His death in such a way as to impress both on the minds of the audience and the singers, Christ's sacrifice and His divinity. All participants worked together with co-operation and harmony to produce one of the finest presentations of "The Mes- siah" yet given. "The Messiahu fulfills a two fold pu1'- pose. It is a Christian gift from the music department to the public and it offers an opportunity for the students to become acquainted with the works of the old masters inthe field of music. .ffl .7.,?:- lil' A. C. on the Air -SLS?" , Nye 'TE IAGI 56 PAGE 57 Q25 CDrchestra The Senior Orchestra, under the direc- tion of Archie E. San Romani, has made rapid development in recent years. From a small group of musicians it has grown into a well-trained orchestra of eighty- five pieces, comparable to any high school orchestra in the state. This advancement is largely due to the untiring ambition and zealous efforts of the director. Mr. San Romani works con- tinuously with the betterment of the or- chestra always in mind. When the music department presented "The Messiah" on December 15 as an annual project, the special orchestra did its part to make the oratorio a success. ,A concert was given on February 28 in the auditorium by the entire orchestra. No admission was charged and a large crowd of townspeople came to hear and see the display of local talent. The high school-junior college operetta, "The Gon- doliers," given March 24, also received the cooperation of the special orchestra. Special music was provided for the school plays. Band Pep is what any good high school wants and needs. The band, under the direction of A. E. San Romani, has done much to create pep and enthusiasm at all the football and basketball games. This organization together with the pep club presented stunts at the half-time intermissions to create enthusiasm and keep the enthusiasm of the student body aflame. The band made several good-will tours to surrounding cities. It was a guest band at the Cowley County fair at Win- field, the Chatauqua County fair, and the South Haven fair. It also took part in the annual Arkalalah parade in Ar- kanas City. During the regional basketball tourn- ament the band paraded with banners advertising it. The organization also played at all games during the tourna- ment which helped to make it a success. The band had an extra feature this year. It gave free concerts in the new auditorium every other month alternat- ing with the high school orchestra. Perhaps no organization in high school that performs such indispensible services is as little known as the orchestra. Play- ing for the Messiah, Arkalalah corona- tion, operetta and special concerts are only part of the responsibilities assumed by this organization. The Senior Orchestra, composed en- tirely of students, meets during third hour on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fri- days in the band room at the north end of the new auditorium. Here is "San's" domain and here begins the practice and preparation which finally blossoms forth as the finished product of which the school can well be proud. Members of the special orchestra, which plays for most of the school func- tions where music is desired, are chosen for their personal ability and industry. This method encourages individual efort and ambition on the part of the pupils and introduces the element of compe- tition with the consequent improvement of the organization. The organization has regulation band uniforms with black ties and shoes. The capes and hats are the school colors, the purple and gold. E. A. San Romani has developed the band into one of the best in the state. The bright uniforms and snappy drills present an interesting sight wherever the band performs. "Our San", as the students call him, deserves the credit for making the band what it is, for he has spent much of his time working with it. ' The band has a total of '75 members. The officersiare William Guthrie, presi- dent and assistant directorg Gwendolyn Grow. secretary, and Gilbert Dillon, busi- ness manager. Twirlers are Keith Cum- mins, Ernestine Bigley, Marcalee Ferger- son, Doris Force, and Dorothy Maple. Betty Anne Gericke is head drum major. The band has a regulation staff of color escorts and color bearers. Betty Allen is color sergeant. Glenda Harris carries the school flag with Helen Mingle and Bette Kimsey as escorts. ' Swingstersl 'Wu QQ -'ESQ Ni N ! IAGE 58 PAGE J vh- .KY ,v,,, Vf 1,7 f fi if Y rf Q' f 'f. , 7, -. .ir 'ff F5 T. X 15, A 1 . N. 1, ,V ., ..,, NT 0 H PAGE 60 he Gondollers Arkansas City went metropolitan in a big way March 24, for it was on that day that the music departments of high school and junior college presented their annual operetta. The responsibility for the production of this immense project was assumed by Charles L. Hinchee, who is vocal instructor of high school and college. "The Gondoliers", also known as "The King of Barataria", was chosen as the project. The story of the operetta was laid in Venice in 1750 on the mythical island of Barataria. The first act opened with a chorus scene of peasant girls and gondoliers. According to the custom a marriage festival was held every year at which time two gondoliers were blind- folded and, at a given signal, rushed out and touched two girls whom they were supposed to marry. In accordance with this custom Gian- etta and Tessa married Marco and Giuseppe. All went well until the Duke of Plaza-Tora announced that his daugh- ter, Casilda, was married at the tender age of two and a half to the young King of Barataria, and in light of the fact that the young king was lost and could not be found, it would be best for her not to carry on her love affair with Luiz, the King's attendant. Don Alhambra de Bolero, the Grand Inquisitor, informed Marco and Guiseppe that one of them was probably the lost king. Enthused by the possibility of be- ing of royal blood, Marco and Guiseppe left their newly acquired wives and sailed for the island of Barataria. The second act found the two resplen- dent in court attire and sitting upon the throne. All of the mystery and entangle- ment was revealed when Inez, Luiz's foster mother, discloses the fact that Luiz was the lost king and was married to Casilda. Marco, Guiseppe, Tessa, and Gianetta were all reunited and events were brought to a happy ending. Bobby Clark was simply a wow as the Spanish gandee and at times seemed to control the entire interests of the audi- ence. The part of his high-toned wife was played competently by Veda Mills. Winifred Barker and Nina Davis, as the romantic pair, Luiz and Casilda, turned out a splendid performance. No one who attended can ever forget John Tufts and Albert Lambert, the merry gondoliers, Marco and Guiseppe. Captola Shelhamer and Margaret Seal, as their strangely acquired wives, also deserve special men- tion. Harold Keller simply bowled them over in his part as the Grand Inquisitor. Others who had leading parts were Rob- ert Ramsey as Annibaleg Henry Bum- gardner, Francescog Joe Sweely, Gior- giag Wayne Thomas, Ottaviog Alice Wil- son, Fiamettag Bonnie Jean Smith, Vit- toriag and Evelynne Caine, Guilia. A chorus of approximately 80 mem- bers was chosen from the various glee clubs and a troupe of 14 dancers was chosen from the girls' gym classes. The special orchestra was also called into service. The success of "The Gondoliers" was the result of the cooperation of practic- ally every department in school. Those who deserve special mention are Miss Vera Koontz of the art department, which provided scenic effects, W. A. Sneller for stage carpentry, A. E. San Romani who trained the orchestrag and Miss Edith Davis, who had charge of the training of the dancers. Keith Curfman, as business manager, George Pitts, as advertising manager, and Kathleen Pfisterer, as publicity director, did their part in making the operetta a financial success. The stage manager, Aldo Orin, and his assistants, Junior Miller and Louis Johns were also extremely capable in the production. Property managers were Martha Beek- man and Roberta Bowen. The costumes used represented Italian garments of the middle eighteenth cen- tury. The brilliant colors and the splen- did lighting effects cooperated with the appropriate scenery in creating a luxur- ious setting which contributed appreci- ably to the beauty of the operetta. si-S Kv-Vg Il 6 d I' H e on O lers The Duke of Plaza-Toro ta Grandee of Spain! .... H ---- l4"l'l'5' C Luiz Qhis attendant! ...--- ---- ------- f f- Don Alhambra de Bolero lthe Gi-and lnrlU151U"" Marco Palmieri ..... ------ ----- f Guiseppe ....... , , Annibale ...., Francesco Giorgio ..... Ottavio ....,,. The Duchess Casilda lher of Plaza-Toro daughterl .....--- ' Gianetta ......., ,, Tessa ..... ........ . ....------ Fiametta ....,, Vittoria ..., Giulia lzxrk , Winfreml Harker , Harold Keller John Tufts Albert Lambert , Robert Ramsey Henry Iiunnzarclner Joe Sweelb' V Vylnyne Thomas V Veda Mills , Nina Davis Cuptolzi Shelhamer lvlzirixaret Seal , ,,,,, Alice Wilson Bonnie Jean Smith Evelynne Cain PAGE 61 This 'n Thai: Why Genevieve, thisjs Hinchee's picture! At last, the face that broke the camera! Watch those calories, Jane Dr. Brenz pauses to chat. Watch the birdie! William has a birthday party. What, no balcony? They're right fine spec- imens, Bill! P.M.'s intra-mural bas- ketball champs. Why the gloom, Hig- by? The Domestic Science class and their char- ges for the day. A "Gondolier" "And I says to him---" Was that a good one! Fire Drill daze. One of those lvlirror sponsors. Oh well, if you insist, I'll pose! Guess who! Vittoria, alias Bonnie Smith. .ffl f :QS i. .ini +75- A.C.'s Athletes ig?-1 PAGE 62 PAGE 68 Q. 4' sv Football The 1936 football team, composed of light, young and inexperienced players, completed the season with a total of two wins, a tie and six losses. Coach Nichol- son hatlahard time molding the team since so many young players came out who had never had any actual ex- perience in playing the game. With the material Nicholson had to work with, he did a good job in making the team as strong as it turned out to be. E. NIUHULSUN A. La. CUM!!! In the first encounter of the year the Bulldog gridsters tied a strong Harper team on the latter's field. Straight foot- ball was played throughout the game. The Bulldogs suffered their first de- feat at the hands of Hutchinson, the first Ark-Valley foe they met. The score was 38-6. Front row, left to rightfCoach E' tt '1 The ElDorado Wildcats won the next game from the Bulldogs by a 34-0 count. The game was played on a field covered with mud and water. A game with Wichita East proved to be the big thrill of the season, although the team lost to the Blue Aces by a 19-7 score. In the first half the Bulldogs played over their heads and as a result were leading 7-6. This one point was not e- nough as the Blue Aces came back strong and won the game 19-7. The Bulldogs traveled to Augusta for their next game and came out on the long end of the score for a 13-12 victory. The local team played inspired ball dur- ing the whole game played on the Au- gusta field. Newkirk fell before the Bulldog's pass and lateral attack in the last quarter to give the home team a 12-0 victory for the second win of the year. Followed losses to Pratt, 13-0, and to Newton, 33-0. The last game, which was played at Wellington on Thanksgiving Day, gave the Crusaders a 47-0 victory as a result of a wild last quarter in which 27 points were made. The first team played very little during the last period cf play. were Niciolson, Sweely, Shea, L. T.u'ner, Kennedy, liiglry, Selpp, Johnson, Floyd. Sidner, Stacy, Anaya, Howard, and Curry. Second rowiWalker, Quinn, Mattingly, Coulter, Bu t P t, H . Stafford, LonH. Holland, and Crane. X on' os' ' Mueller' Lancaster' Baker' Johns' Thi rd row- -Coach CUTTY. McClellan. Wollard, Grilfith, Powers, Wilson, Pitts, Tully, Thompson, Tomlinson, Fleming, Jackson. Scott, Pinion, and Coach Andrews. Fourth Saw-A. Turner, Gage, Begwin, Lytle. Grow, Ableson, Isum, Miller, D,Mue11er, James, Simpson, wer, and Marshall. manager. -3 DONALD LANFASTTTIC, Ccnter, first letter DOUGLAS THOMPSON, Left half, set-untl lcltcl ARTHUR. JOHNSON, Tavklo, first loft:-r CARI. lllfX'l'0N, End, first letter RUlil'llt'i' WILSUN. Quarterback, sotmnrl It' HAROLD MUl'll,l.l'llt. Guard, first lcttor AI.l3Pilt'l' liAl!l'IIl, Guard, first letter LOUIS JOHNS. Tzickle, first letter CHARLES HIGISY. Quurterlizit-lt, first lette JIM TULLY. lTulllmt'k. first letter GFIOIUIIC l'l'l"l'S, Halflrucli, scvouwl lettci JOE S'I'AFI1'0RIL End, second lctlcr P-403 04 PAGL Ga Basketball The Arkansas City high school basket- ball team completed the season by tak- ing a pair of third places, one in the Ark Valley and the other in the state tourna- ment at Topeka. In the first Ark Valley games the Bulldogs displayed a powerful offense that swamped the Wellington Crusaders and the Wichita East Blue Aces by 43-14 and 40-21 scores, respectively. The Bull- dogs had a four point lead over Newton at the half but faded in the next two stanzas to lose a 28-27 decision. The next loss for the Arks was ad- ministered to them by the strong Win- field Vikings, 27-16. The Bulldogs took the next three games in easy style from ElDorado, North and Wellington. The East high Blue Aces took a surprise vic- tory by walloping the Arks 28-21. Again second time of the year, 27-13. Wichita North fell before them in the last Valley game which was close through-out. The score was 28-20. In the first regional' game Nicho1son's squad trounced the Crusaders for the third time of the season by beating them 34-19. The last two tilts of the regional proved to be thrillers as the Bulldogs came from behind to defeat both Wichita East and Winfield on successive nights. They beat East 35-29 and put on a wild last quarter rally to beat out the strong Win- field team, 29-27. I In the state tourney the following week the Arks trounced Ward and Topeka in the first two games but lost to Chanute in the third. They turned back Eureka in Coach Nicholson's crew was defeated by the state champs by a 36-30 margin. In the next two games the Ark City quintet again hit its winning stride to trounce Hutchinson and ElDorado by large margins. The fracas with Winfield proved to be a disappointment for the the final tilt to take third place in the State Tournament. The lettermen this year are Keith Curfman, Howard Engleman, Robert Wil- son, David Benjamin, Kenneth Messner, Don Coulter, Jim Tully, Jack Floyd, and Warren Thomas. B., ...,, W.. Hunt-uran Begwin,'Jack Floyd, Jim Tuljyy Don Coulter, Warren Thomas, Coach Nicholson Ottom ROW Davlfi Befuamm, Keith Curfman, Howard Enl K gen-nan, enneth Messner, Robert Wilson I AGE 66 is ' I f 5, K ff- it it K? 49 s 1 s O X if f a at .rg 2 t, E fg- ag - Q 5 " tt.. 4 . ,, 2 C Q L31-filth it E35 23 , l A 9. ,tv 3 'N ,X Q 1 5 'T X ' , t KEITH CURFMAN, Forwarcl, second lettc HOWARD ENGLEMAN Forwu rd, sew ml lvl tc KENNETH MESSNHR, Center, som-mul lol te ROBERT NVILSUN, Guard, second letter DAVID BENJAMIN, Guard, second letter PAGE 67 receive favorable drawings in the brack- "Racketeers" et' o ff Girfs Tennis "Cinder Burners Bo l AGE A great many of the girls in high school went out for the tennis tourna- ment.From the large number of interested pupils Miss Edith Joyce Davis, girls' physical education instructor, picked the group of girls she considered the most promising. Ten juniors, five seniors and two sophomores were chosen to be on the squad. The juniors are Jerry Ames, Joan Sch- ramm, Arlene Bishop, Ruth Ruckel, Doro- thy Bowman, Helen McKeever, Betty Al- len, Helen Elston, Nita Jo Hinton, and Jeanne Day. Peggi Ogren, Elizabeth Lewis, Mar- jorie Hadley, Kathryn Curfman, and Ma- ry Weisbach are the seniors. Lulu Mae Hughes and Mary Louise Fountain are the sophomores. The winners of the high school tourna- ment usually enter the Women's City Tennis Tournaments for the experience and to test their competitive ability even further. The women and girls of Arkan- sas City, according to Miss Davis, have more enthusiasm than usually exists in a town of this size. The Ark Valley tournament has been discontinued since the organization of the state G. A. A. y's Tennis With five lettermen returning and with fine spring weather assured, prospects for another winning tennis team were assured for Arkansas City Louis Cooley was appointed coach to succeed A. L. Curry, who was assigned golf. Returning lettermen include Larry Pipkin, state and Valley singles runner-up of 1936, Howard Engleman, who is playing his fourth year for the Arks, and Billy Howard, Keith Curfman and Jack Floyd. The Arks started off the season in fine form with a 5-1 win over the always powerful Winfield Vikings in a dual meet. Anthony was the next Bulldog victim as the "Cooley men" handed them a 6-0 whitewash. In view of their fine seasonal 1'ecord the Arks will be favorites to win the Valley and State crowns should they GS Last year's track team was one of the outstanding teams in the Ark Valley and this year's squad is trying to follow in its footprints. This season Coach Nicholson has mold- ed a cinder squad with only two letter- men to aid him. Those two veterans were Vernon Moffitt, hurdler, and Walter Mc- Dowell, distance man. The team was weakened considerably by the ineligibility of Alex and Ell Caine. who were two of the strongest men on last year's squad. Track season opened with a dual meet with Winfield followed by the Anthony relays. The Tonkawa meet was next with the Bulldogs placing fifth. The following week the Bulldogs took second at the Coffeyville meet, show- ing generally improved form after a dis- couraging beginning. The Arks then tra- veled to the Ark Valley meet, the region- als, and the last trip was to the state meet. 'Swingin' High" After an absence of two years, golf was again resumed in the high school as an extra-curricular activity. Through arrangements made with the Spring- hill officials, 12 memberships were given to the school for the golf squad. The first match for the Bulldog squad was against a strong Coffeyville team which defeated the locals by a 23-13 score. In the next match of the season the Arks made a good showing at Winfield in a triangular. Mr. Curry, athletic di- rector, takes charge of the golfers. The team attended the Ark Valley meet at Wellington. With only three of the 12 graduating this spring prospects look good for an outstanding golf team next year. Those who were on the team this year are Al Knight, Arthur Johnson, Jr., Robert Wilson, Merle Conroy, Donald Lancaster, Jack Williams, Chester Turner, Loren Kelly, Charles Miller, Ralph Champ, and Clinton Howard. uRacketeers" vs, GIRLS' TENNIS TEAM TOD Row, left to right- Marjorie Hadley: Ruth Ruckel: Elizabeth Lewis: Mary Fountain: l'911:1i OKFCHI Juan Schramm: Nita Jo Hinton: Arline Bishop. Bottom Row, left to right-Jeanne Day: Lulu Mae Hughes: Helen Elstonz Jerry Ames: Dorothy llowman Mary Weisbauk: Betty Allen: Helen Mclicever. BOYS' TENNIS TEAM Top Row, left to right -'Bud Higbyg Robert Long: Edward Drehmer: Cleve Holland: llill l"arm:Hll Claude Pipkin. ,A H b I H Pl' Bottom Row. left tu right4Keith Curfman: Howard Engleinnng Lawrence lilikln: William uwdlm . Jack Floyd. PAGE 69 Bull Dozin' A 5 , P7-J ' I 1 L , J , gvw z,,,,,: Doesn't Elston look de- mure among all those Pepsodent grins! One and a half of our swell janitors! Wherefore art t h 0 u, Romeos? My, Bob, what noncha- lance. Can't you see that Dave and Gib are posing? The other halves of our custodians. Say, bird, I think you've got something there! "Old Man Minick" Lucky Darb! "It's the Um'est!" Givin' himself a hand! .91 I 'ln seg' 1 N, -N-L95 K Adcllecl A. C. fif , 1? U LMNCHO ,.-.Q-f V' 09,5 PAGE vo PAGE 7 1 gg Q H The water looks fine, folks. Another of those Juniors. Quit foolin' you're not an ole meany, Eleanor. x llands by Glam. Whatcha thinkin' 'bout Nod- ler? lt's the gypsy in 'em. She "Forced" her way in. Seven come eleven! lle's really the cutest thing and-- Pardon my yawn. Looks familiar somehow. '4Weren't the Chapels sWell!,' What no technicolor! And with my red hair-- "Marge Diamond." Another gypsy or somethin'. Ye olal Ark Light editor can't a guy have a little privacy! Oh, I don't wanna have my picture taken. Hidin' behind a skirt, eh? Hurra for the Student Coun- cil! PAGE 72 Pennies from Heaven Smoke Dreams" W if Q H y It V,., . aww . -we 123-small' ks E RTS Verdi: 7,.M:uB'qs.g, 'sf Z 2 F ,W . , 5 1 W AN I ' J .M W X 4 NW W . X 4 ff, J , ,,,,, qu W M Q' W if If y f 1 V 2 in 2 N5 ff , 2 iw! ,, 'iz Q ZW!" ff t 9 wf W ' ,, 44 may ,N 1 Q. Ms' f "' ig' f f f ferr' ,, , , - WWW I W, M V . 3 . gf ff Q , r effiw retr y: A V " I" M inis 2 , to f misss if we X M3 X mf. .-J .ji-2:71, ' f' HW, x X vwg, Saw ' , f s 1 x K is Q . Q . W X . i' if X Q Qyxxz w N , gf XA x x x 3 .W ' ix. Z . X r AW fs-' 3 : e inf K .K - mx . 5 .X couple oi snwkv Klllllllll I om away liz iuli. I find lpuni xxorks uonrliu lin-Ye. here. lluzim-, you our Xxlillillll astray lt's funny to .lol-, li V isnt so sure. lu lid tulips .x sun lviih Buiton. of the .Iunio Goil , , ., 1 my may . "Dill you hez ' ll the on l 1 un Allen pulled tht otlu night 'I Rn-zulinp' i.l'Ulll ln-l'l to llgil John, no Junior. no li Oh welll Shootin' Aluvlcs, All dollull up, ll.'ho's loading' xx'ho'f Our Senior Fk'L'liCtZll'y Heck. unothvl' uzigglc' An Qlllllllllll Iwi'-loill Blys Sloriqingf il' yo ' Oh g:'u'uu! l'AGl:I SEPTEMBER Groan Moan. School is starting today. Gee, it looks nice outside. 10. Lockers are assigned. What! I, a senior, in the same locker with a sophie! 11. Hurrah, Friday at last. 16. Pep club members are elected by conferences. looks like quite a group. 17. First general assembly of senior high. Sure, sophies can come too. 18. First Ark Lights are brought around by the new reporters who are looking a little green around the gills. 22. Class officers are elected without bloodshed and only a few disappointed faces are noticed. 23. Conference elections were held after much cussing and discussing. 25. Pep assembly held to gen- erate pep for tonight's .Qfx 7 per, whom we tied 0-0. " . First Student C o u n c il Cl' N meeting held. Some are X' still wondering what it is - fnllyv - 5 football game with Har- K-' 'J 29 -X9 all about. OCTOBER Honor Society elections held. C4 members-4 oH'ices. Remarkable how every one was so well pleased.J ElDorado wins in first home football game. 34-0. Also the Apollo Duo presented the first lyceum of the year. 15. Ark Lights again and this little book gets an editor. l6, 17. Journalism conference at K. U. attended by most of the journalism class. Mary Hol- man was elected president of the Kansas Interseholastic Press Association, and P. M. Johnson buys a new hat, several sizes larger. 1. First report cards come out. tlf looks could kill--J 23. Bulldogs take Augupta, 14 13-12. 1 1 30. Sara Stanley is crowned ' , Queen Alalah IX at the ly - coronation in the new au- 'W 8 ditorium. E-,6 f Arkalalah, no extra vaca- tion. It would come on Sat- urday. NOVEMBER Pollard Players present t'New Brooms" in lyecum today. Ark Light staff helps Traveler report election returns until the wee sma' hours. Ark Light staff looks like they helped the PAGE 74 Traveler. G, 7. Teachers meeting. CThose who wait shall re- ceive.J 13, 14, Debate institute held here. Much gesturing and waving of hands. 19. Dental inspection given. Well, this is one ex- amination I can't flunk. Oh, oh. Sorry wiong again, Look at all those cavities. 20, 21, 22. Hi-Y con,fei'enc: held - at Salina. 1 ' 25. Mirror staff chosen. Clare rf 4 Edwards starts worry ng. ington, 47-0. 27. Thanksgiving v a c a t i o n, Pass the turkey, and the gravy and the Cranberries, and well, you know. DECEMBER Second term grade cards come out. tLooks again are pretty fierce.J Debate tournament. J. D. comes up smil'ng. . First basketball game with Parsons, results in a win. . Speech play, "Take My Advice," presented. Evidently the cast took J. D. 's advice for it was a colossal success. . Junior college-high school music departments combine to present a very good "Messiah," . First basketball game in new auditorium is with Wellington. Bulldogs win, 43-14. . Christmas vacation starts. Eat, sleep, and be i merry. Also lost game to Newton, 29-28. i 26. Lost football game to Well- Ps L ,f ll . Basketball victory over El- ' , JANUARY """" 1. A new year has dawned, but we still have to ga back to school. Well, here we ate. We're back again after that restful holiday! Oh yeah! Milk Fund receives 35200.00 from the P. T. A. charity basketball game to the tune of Tigers 43-Bulldogs 21. Too bad. We talze Hutchinson there 31-19. Intramural . .4 23 tl::,:Dl ? pr 30 -4 -5 D01-ado, 44-22. sa "aes ' .. 9 .J basketball also starts. gig Nick's team takes Coaley's ,A 4 dnl, 39-3 in the first encounter. gf? 13. Speech play presented a- ij gain. This time South Ha-- J x ven. Ho hum, it's getting 1 5 monotonous to see J. D. 19'-L4-X buying so many new hats. each one a little larger. 14. What did you say? No, school isn't out. That's just the gym classes moving to the new audi- torium-gymnasium. 15-22. Printing classes are observing National Printing Week with posters, slogans, etc, 15-16. Debate team takes second at the Welling. ton tourney. 15. We drop a game to the Vikings at Winfield, 27-16. 22. No, that isn't thunder threatening the hugkai- ball game with Wichita tonight. It's Mrs. louise Braxton, woman bass singer, rumbl- ing around in the auditorfum. By the way, the Bulldogs won the game, 50-16. 23. Team went to Augusta tonight and won an- other victory. This time 37-27. 25. Everything happened today. The second seme- ster began, new conference M' N l C- K officers were elected. Max Gilstrap presented a ly- l ' H 7 ceum on HOur Western gf it: Wonderland", and Curry ,.-,dh started Constitution off f J with "Now when I was in .,. h the war ------ .H 27. Report cards came out today with the semes- ter grades. It certainly looked funny seeing so many students after school arguing with the teachers. 29. We drop a game to Newton there, 36-30. Also the debate team takes second place in the Oklahoma City tourney. However as you remember, Montague and Hall took first honors in other ways. 31. The high school band gave the first of a ser- ies of winter concerts in the new auditorium. FEBRUARY 1. Goodbye, Mr. Gish. We're glad you got such a good position at Wichita North but we're sorry to see you go. 3. Francis Modlin arrived today to take Gisli'S place. He seems as capable as Gish and as friendly. Good luck. 5-6. It's about time. Teachers went to a meeting at Emporia, and we got one day v21Cziti01'l- 6. We dropped a game to Wichita East here 28-21. Tough luck. 8-12. This week Girl Reserves sponsored Sociabi- lity Week topping it off with a Daughter-Dad banquet on Valentine's Day. 10. Cast was announced for the annual oP91'a- "The Gondoliersf' John Tufts was chosen as the lead and did he get a swell head. And llfiw. Ile inimedizitely took the inuinps. lllic Bulldogs went to El Dorado to wallop them to the tune ot' 44-24. 13. Debate team took second in the Ark Val, lei' debate tournament at Wichita. St- 'l0l1T1, Galle, and Funk left for New Orleans fffflgw to attend the National Education As- soclation. Hutchinson came down today but went buck lose1'S. 710-223. -ZX. Debate Squad went to li. U. for the state tourney. TWU tlllnllfs were lost today. A game to Win- field 26-lil and a crop of hair by R. B. Quinn. We also had a lyccum torluy. f'. E. Jong-4 presented, "The Tops". The Oi'cli"sti'a piesentcd thc sz-cond of the vfinter concerts today. MARCH Intrainuxal basketball ended today :ind Paul Johnson's ecznterence took first place. . 4. Board of Education incl to- 6Q day and passed a motion 4 Q " to drop the Honor So- ' f cicty. The Bulldogs met today and moved to whip n.: -,Ei Wichita North there to- Llf ' X N, night. The motion pnsscd ' 28-20. This is the last game ofthe Ark Valley league ploy. It was officially announced today that New- ton won the A1'k Valley League basketball crown. Congrats, Newton. The first day of the regional tournament dawned today. As you remember it was held A. C. this year. Today we beat Wellington Ill-14 for our first encounter. It was also announced that Doug- las More harm the title role in the senior play. Minick. In our second encounter we took Wichita East 35-28 The Bulldogs: cupped the Regional tonight from Winfield 29-27. Today we went East by means of zi lyecuin on 'tThe Crazy Orient." . The Bulldogs ended the first day of the state tournament at Topeka by taking Ward. -12-234. Tonk a second game from Topeka today, 41-38. Tough iuck today. Chanute won 39-24. We beat Eureka in the consolations today, 35-27, also Newton took Chanute for the state CFOWH. PAGE T5 24. Girl Reserves elected their next year of- ficers today. The "Gondo- liers", annual opera, also 74, was presented and was a 55' 3 ,A , ' great success. Fl ,, APRIL ' 9. The senior class presented U MW., "Minickl', senior play, to- - ' X day and it was a hit. Also the Ark Valley extemp tourney was held at El Dorado. 21. Grade cards came out today. Most people know whether or not they are on the passing list. 23. This is the day in which the juco play, "Satur- day Evening Ghost", is to be presented. It is an assured success as can be easily told by the pleased smile on Miss Pauline B. Sle- eth's face. 30. Tonight the junior college will endeavor to pn-up-.1-.f 27 entertain the senior class and give them an idea of what the college is like. MAY . This is the day when the seniors get a chance to act natural. Yeh, it's Senior Day. . Everyone went to bed tonight with Writer's cramp, 'cause of the Mirror party. 28. Those people going a- round with the dazed look on their faces are-n't 4 ,. 'll. It' ' , i: 1 s Just thfmt vw oi - i ii E x g, X SCHOOL'S our! f 4' X: 30. Baccalaureate is tonight. , Ili 31 . 1 ' i , ' . Grade cards were issued pq 1 .-: tonight for the last time this year. Also tonight is Commence- ment, and the unsuspecting business world will soon be full of seniors. Best of luck, seniors, in your new endeavor. ' grew, lwiifif - Ili liiiiffof ig.- flilile Q Wifi X, 19- A annum 5 5 5 I 'T' it? A .gas -I Una - ' I ' Q iw we .1 PAGE 76 Pedigrees .. 'YL . . ,Ah ""1",' 'iii ,V - 2 --53.1, Q 1 ,1 ' Aa, . gg A. My -4157 ,. x W , ., 44 4, M? 53? . -'S' -F :PY Qan- .-ff, ri f '3-Tv a' . S, , 2 n iq. x I' JE' 2 3, 'Q Mm mfw, 1:' Ui 5. ml' mg, 1 3' :Q .ye .Q- W Y, if .fm 21" ,X ff - .v. ,- BE' f is Per. '-ffsi ,33- -Xt 19.5 if L . J--95 LM 2. ,.-. 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