Convoy Union High School - Bellerophon Yearbook (Convoy, OH)

 - Class of 1935

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.THE BELLEROPHON Last Will and Testament V531 - V Ley We, the members of the class of one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, being of somewhat questionable stability in mental capacity, draw up this last will and testament in which we hereby will and bequeath our most valuable possessions as follows: SECTION I ITEM I-We will and bequeath to the Junior Class our scholastic ability and our habit of winning contests. We also bequeath to said class our athletic ability. In order to maintain these abilities we leave two hundred iron bound volumes on the technique of basketball, baseball, typing, shorthand, and various other activities. ITEM II-To the Sophomore Class we will and bequeath seventy-live knee- action, airflow, little red skooters which will make possible their going from the assembly to the various classrooms in the allotted three minutes. ITEM III-To those Freshmen who may have a hard time receiving recogni- tion from some of the upper-classmen we do hereby will and bequeath to them fifty pairs of non-skid, twelve-foot stilts, with the condition that good care be taken of them, so that they will be high enough in the air to at least see the tops of the heads of the upper-classmen. ITEM IV-We will to those industrious, ever helping teachers a speaking system by which there will be placed in each room a loud speaker, so that they may lecture to the students from their easy chairs in their respective oflices. We hereby believe that this program will meet with the approval of everyone enrolled in the high school. SECTION II ITEM I-To Anna Ruth Backus. Janette Terry, and Karl Giessler, we will Paul Schaadt's ability in typing. May they make good use of this gift. ITEM II-To Clayton Wambsganss and Bruce Kreischer we do bequeath some additional height which is not needed by our members, Lloyd McDowell and Clilford Bell. ITEM III-To I-Iarold Shook and John Gunsett we give Gayle Ereck's abil- ity to get along with girls-either blond or brunette. ITEM IV-To Esten Eortney, Bob Campbell, and Vincent Muntzinger we will Donald Dauler's, Lawrence Pancakes. and Donald Eortney's ability to play basketball. ITEM V-To Mary Burgo and Ruth I-Ieymann we leave Helen Cupp's and Esther Simmon's ability to keep up a rapid-fire and lively conversation. ITEM VI--To Junior Moore we will and bequeath Clifford Young's co- operative spirit and ability to see miles into the future. The glasses may be rented by the hour. ITEM VII-To Katherine Krugh and Ruth Jones we will those long finger nails of Theola Ery. May you keep them as "long" as she has. girls. ITEM VIII-To Cora Carey and Billie Snyder we will and bequeath the sylph-like figure of Clara Seslar. 19

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THE BELLEROPHON Senior History Class Colors ,Green and White Class Flower. . , . . White Rose Class Motto . . Higher, higher. step by step In September of the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three. a band of small boys and girls, swinging a book from a strap, trudged merrily on their way to school for the first time. There they were met by Miss Woodard who taught them the mysterious art of reading by which they were enabled to enter magical fairylands. Even in those days those small people began to display some talent and ability along different lines, ln the operetta "Cinderella", a fourth year project, Naomi Mentzer, with her ruffles starched stiffly. displayed unusual musical talent. Can't you just picture in your memory Gayle Freck walking across the stage to have a blue ribbon pinned on the lapel of his coat when he won a prize for singing in an Eisteddfod during his sixth year. Well, it really hap- pened? By the time the eighth year was reached we had mastered enough knowle edge to make a good showing in the all-county tests. Of course you must remem- ber an episode that happened during that eighth year when Clifford Bell was asked to use the word "cantaloupe" and answered, "My sister 'cantaloupe' this year. k After the bitter struggle of eight long years, twenty-three boys and twelve girls entered the portals of Tully-Convoy High School to venture forth in the realm of higher education. True to form we followed the natural trend of A'Freshies" and made many mistakes which caused the faces of the haughty and digniiied upper-classmen to be wreathed in smiles quite frequently. But under the guidance of our capable instructors we soon proved to all that we weren't going to remain green "Freshies". Velma Zinn and Naomi Mentzer, who made the basketball squad, represented us adequately. and Donald Dauler made a name for himself as center on the football squad. The next year saw us entered as Sophomores. one step higher in the attain- ment of that far off gleaming goal-graduation. Latin, geometry, and various other subjects caused us much anxiety, but we found time for the many school activities-Glee Clubs. Girl Reserves, Hi-Y, and basketball. At last our hour for upholding tradition came, and long will the class of '36 remember its initia- tion which we administered without reserve. As Juniors, under the leadership of Miss Leslie. we sallied forth to make money by hook or crook for the Junior-Senior Banquet lquite the largest event of the year. Many were the hours we spent rivaling Nature by making such realistic flowers that only the sense of smell could give away. At any rate the Class of '34 survived the gala affair and seemed to like the evening spent in our "Mistress Mary Garden". Besides all of the many activities in which we par- ticipated, we found time to win honors in a commercial test and to give a three- act comedy "A Dollar Down" which was a great success. At last our Senior year. the last lap in the attainment of that far off pending goal, arrived. With Clara Seslar as president. Gayle Freck as vice-president. and Myrna Wendel as secretary-treasurer, we have continued on our way and have given our best in all phases of school activities. No one will forget our presentae tion of the play "Apple Blossom Time." Following Baccalaureate was Com- mencement. the culmination of our four long years of school life, and as we look back upon the smooth white road which we have trod, we regret that the time has come when we must part. Going forth to seek new unconquered fields. we shall take with us the memory of many happy days spent in Tully-Convoy School. -Eileen llfeclz. 18

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THE BELLEROPHON ITEM IX-To Gertrude Muntzinger. Madeline Reidenbach. and Mary Alice Miller we bequeath the curly hair of Theresa Maloy. May they keep it as 'Aper- manent" as she has. ITEM X-To Betty Jane Hall and Lucille Laker we leave the bashfulness of Elvin and Eldin Rhoades. ITEM XI-To Howard Leiter and Harold Freck we will Bill Hilton's nu- merous girl friends and his latest publication-"How to handle either blondes or brunettes." ITEM XII-To Bonita Clem we entrust those sky-blue, sparkling eyes of Velma Zinn. Don't overuse them by looking at the Juniors! ITEM XIII-To Margaret Hoover and Walter Bricker we will the swiftness of Eorest Sponseller in going to and from classes. "Don't SLOW up in carrying out our will." ITEM XIV-To Mabel Wise and Helen Zimmerman we do will and be- queath the poise and charm of Myrna Wendel, ITEM XV-To Marie Meyer and Pauline Hertz we will Valera Savieo's ability to take long steps. ITEM XVI-To Olene Schaadt and Donald Feasby we bequeath the dra- matic and musical talent of Naomi Alfather. ITEM XVII-To Frederick Stapleton we bequeath Ersel Mohr's ability to skid a car around a corner on two wheels without running down the battery. ITEM XVIII-To Dorothy Carrier we bequeath Eileen Weck's manner of keeping a boy entertained in a porch swing built for two. ITEM XIX-To Gladys Cox we bequeath Naomi Mentzer's ability to say. "Yes, John!" at exactly the right moment. ITEM XX-To Dale Imel we entrust Glenn Heath's SOMBRERO which is guaranteed to make the natives of any hamlet sit up and take notice. ITEM XXI-To Ralph Carrier and Denean Branstrator we will Marion Myer's skill in making and retaining friendships among the fairer sex of Van Wert. SECTION IV ITEM I-We hereby nominate and appoint David Horine as executor of this. our last will and testament. In witness whereof. we do place our hand and seal this twenty-ninth day of April. Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-Eve. A. D. The Senior Class of 1935, per Mohr 53 Bell. Duly approved as witnessed by: Will Rogers Clark Gable Huey Long. 2 0

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