Creston High School - Saga Yearbook (Grand Rapids, MI)

 - Class of 1936

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iii-if A H , 7 I H- ,.,. - -..... - . ,fag -'ll a-fsaf--AA .A.. .. .,. .,.A,A. . o- Q o 0 'X e AA! .Agf- and had Marie Grady as her secretary. Freeman Pearson, Thomas Sehler, Clair Perkins, Edson Dingle, and Earl Felix are cooperating with the other business men in helping to get a new city hall and three new city commissioners, Gordon Reed, john Schafer, and George Tange have started the ball rolling. It was also discovered that George Bauer, Donald Elkins, and Karl Chachulski had accomplished wonders in the field of chemistry. A restaurant was also opened in the near vicinity, the proprietors of which were Roger Van 'Zytveld and Leon Wood. Lois Bullen is an instructor in an exclusive dancing school in Europe and Marjorie Hoxie is the designer of her individualistic costumes. Grandfather becomes tired of this type of news so he claims the column section of the paper in which he Ends that Virginia Coleman and Lois Mutchler are the most sensational writers while Jacqueline Bangle is head cartoonist. Mrs. Crestonite picked up the society page to see if, perhaps, some of her class' mates are mentioned there and to her surprise she found that at the Lincoln banquet of the previous evening, Bob Walker, Speaker of the House, acted as toastmaster and Don Courter, who is governor of the state of New York, was the speaker of the evening. Glenn Jones was also there to autograph his book, "The Love Life of the Flea." She also found that Garret Bergsma had rendered his version of "Mil'red" accompanied by that noted pianist, John Tuttle. There was also an announcement that Betty Dunbar was sailing for Norway to be interior decorator to the Royal Family. jeanne Francis and Clara Butts announced the opening of their school of dramatics which already had enrolled Carl Buchanan, Ruth Peterson, Emily Vissers, Louise Wzllters, Joy Weersing, Robert Ypma, Harry Yankey, and Leon Van Valkenf burg. The Ladies' Literary Club, consisting of Reva Barkin, Bertha Bax, Jeanne Bovee, Mildred Brandau, June Coles, Marcia DeKoning, Madelyn Denton, Geraldine Quartell, Lucille Reigersherg, and Harriet Silverman was addressed by Lily Adams, famous New York lawyer. Booked on the Normandy was Mary Bresnahan, buyer at Marshall Fields, who is going to visit Nellie Hartigh, assistant beauty operator to Katherine Hice in France. On the same ship are Warreii Thiel and Curtis Hansens who are going to Russia to collect stamps. Much to her amusement, Mrs. Crestonite found under the Personal Mention column that Mrs. Charles Losey, the former Lorraine Campbell, had sextuplets. Marie Kubin also was stated as having taken her Sunday School class to Grand Haven for a week. The Annual Teachers' Conf vention which was held in Chicago was attended by Lois Van Horn, Josephine Van Popering, Margaret Vachon, Martha Vincent, Elizabeth Visser, Esther Weersiiig, and Marie Zaagsma. Tom Bernard, the employer of a large concern, was soon to sail for Europe on business. Mr. and Mrs. Crestonite's son claimed the sport page and upon inspection declared Jimmy Evans had won first prize in the speed boat contest. Barbara Boree has again won the title of national swimming champion. Mary Stocks, football star, has formed a girls' football team on which can be found Jane Kruse, Edythe Long, Beatrice Lillieberg, and Jean Hanson. Eugene Meinke is their coach. The paper stated that Keith Isabelle is coach at Podunk High School, Gordon Gezon is manager of the Chicago Cubs, while Bob Dill is the world's champion figure skater. Bill Plank and Mildred Goudzwaard, National Tennis Champions, are opening schools in which they will teach boys and girls the technique of the game. David Solomon, Bob Seharlow, and Fred Challa are appearing in a tumbling act with Donald Horn' hurg as their manager. Mrs. Crestonite's daughter, in looking over the theatrical page exclaimed in surprise that Gail Hawley, yodeling singer, reached Broadway with his guitar while he began by singing on amateur programs with Robert Haizman, Jerry Hertig, Byron Hoextra, Robert Hoffman, and Marion Hoffman. Bob Clayton, famous M.G,N. star, returned to Grand Rapids to visit Don Bos, appearing with Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey as the tallest man in the world. There also was an article stating that it was rumored in Hollywood that Shirley Simmons will soon BH NC-LE if QD lt Tf-A milf lull: if Illll .4 f - - A, . u V 5 - . 17 , n ff ' 1 L, wg, ,, , I 1 , ,,. . . 6 .Av -,. 4 0 0 ' as a,A,A, , Af .9 ll N A,A A,A,A A A AJS ' 11291 l J

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,,.-nib-.11 Y ' 4.-7 - - , - - - 0 ..-A -- '----- as a ,agrq-Lv :,A,A,a-,A,.f-,I-,a.,n A 4 - x :gf ,tuf- CLASS OFFICERS George Vryland President Helen Ball Vice-President Louise Tamboer Secretary Bill Plank Treasurer CLASS PROPHECY In the year 1955, Mr. and Mrs. Crestonite are sitting in their garden when grandfather enters with the newspaper. Mr. Crestonite remarks that he had almost feared jack McClary had been around and collected it with the rest of the old rags and papers. As the old gentleman begins to read the editorial page, he turns with disgust for a new editor, George Vryland, has begun another column about Creston of '36. Since that was his graduating class, Mr. Crestonite immediately becomes inter' ested and scans the pages with his father. On the first page they discover an article which informs them that Florence Harrison and Wilma Vanden Bout were employed as secretaries to the President of the United States and Joe Kolderman has recently been honored by the position of Ambassador to Bermuda. Helen Ball also is employed by the government as Chief' offPo1ice at Lowell. Thomas Reeves, Bill Reed, and Gerald Gebraad have also made their way to the "home of politicians," being employed as engineers of aeronautics at Washington, D. C. In connection with the governmental affairs, the newspaper announced that Nina Anderson, Ambassador to England, had arrived in New York and was greeted by a committee from the Federated WOmCl11S Clubs of America consisting of Bernice McLaughlin, Merle McPherson, Yvonne Marsh, Lois Ross, Shirley Simmons, Florence Smith, and Margaret Squires. On the following page, which presented more minor affairs, they found that a committee composed of Doris Miller, Ruth Northedge, Elizabeth Rickling, Betty Steed, Jessie Patten, Dorothy Rosset, Wilma Schultheis, Carl Shangraw, Robert Postma, and Raymond Crawford were involved in securing better living conditions for Grand Rapids. Roderick Finch is president of the manufacturing company of Cellophane Life Saving Belts, situated in this city and has hired as his outstanding salesmen, Earl Thiebout, Wilbert Sorenson, and Howard McLaughlin. An appointf ment as guard at Sing Sing was bestowed upon Leonard Straayer because his past record showed he was capable of holding this position. Senator Geraldine McDaniels is now trying to pass her child labor law and has Audrey Hamacher, Lawerence Hoover, jack Freyling, john Neele, Bernard Nerli, and Eugene Mann campaigning for it while Governor Paul Lamphear, who is also very much for it, keeps his secref tary, Helen Langeler, busy writing speeches and his campaign manager, Claire Houran, had to hire Donald johnson, John Kos, and Carroll Prins to help him. In continuing their reading, the gentlemen found that Lorraine Tamboer was teaching mathematics while Louise had married a wealthy owner of a chain of stores EFINGIJ ....i..-. 5 -df K-,ft .. W - -. J. l ,,lu5 lullI N qi fvf' , "' ' 'm A "4A9A0"4'fW'5'LQs -.-L'.'.'- ' AOA A WAQA OLAOAJK .4 I281

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Qin-S1 .-4-fo V -- T -47 ' -M 9 ,- - --- - . 0 ..--... 4' Aaiv f-.A.A-'aff'-.A -w fx - 'uf .Inf marry the director, Eugene McNamara. He's the one who discovered the famous dancers, Betty Hanson, Mary Ann Hart, and Isabelle Hawkins who appeared in one of Virginia McGary's latest pictures. Velma Miller and Bill Norris are starring in "Flaming Youth" while in "Life in the Antarctic" there are Roger Peterson, Jack Gerow, Norman Ginrich, and Robert Postma, all who accompanied Henry Stoepker, noted explorer, on his recent trip. Grandpa, who is not so interested in the gay frivolities of life, turns to see who the new authors are. The first one he sees is Jack Glazier and his book of poems which was illustrated by Dorothy Hill. Other important authors and their books are 'LThe Life of a Prehistoric Man" by Elda Koehng "Life Begins at 39" by Rosa' mond McCarty, and "Six Men on a Horse" by Orville Maurits. A book, "Dancing in Ten Easy Lessons," by Adele Krombeen, was published by Dorothe 1ohnson's publishing company which employs Howard Leedle to design covers and Jack Fox, Cornelius Glerum, Henry Beute, James Miedema, and Charles Miller as salesmen. Henry Forsetlund wrote a book on "Exploring the Stratosphere." He intends to break the altitude record held by Vernon Mol and Bill Hoogerhyde. The son scanning the radio program announces that Marian Stouten's famous all girls orchestra is coming to the Civic with Jayne Van Stee, blues singer, Jane Humphrey and Grace McCormick, lyric sopranosg Naida Kuhn, accordion playerg Margaret Kitchen, saxaphone, Lou Johnson, trumpetg Grace Van Mulligan, bass violg Edna Mae Vellema, clarinet, and jean Carew, featured pianist. John Shipman is on the program sponsored by the makers of Dixie Day Coffee. Kirk Smith is the guest singer with the usual cast of Barbara Maurits, Margaret Sturgell, Harry Syrnes, and Ralph Adams, and Jerry Strope's "Rhythm Makers." Edna Earle Gentry and Charles Van Horn are starring in the opera, "Pigoletts." Walter Clark, sport com' mentator, is interviewing Norman Foley of the Detroit Tigers. Lucille Goulooze, lecturer and dramatics coach, is going to give a talk on dramatic art. The daughter in reading the fashion page explained that Marie Van Weezel, famous dress designer, submitted sketches of her trousseau. Jeannette Van't Hof contributes the column called "Hints on Beauty," while Zelma Walsh writes L'Home and Its Management." The whole family gets together and enjoy the funnies. "Tarzan" is now drawn by Walter Van Slooten, "Sally Cook" by Robert Walsh and "Freckles" by Gilbert Webber. G CRESTON HIGH For many years old Creston High Has been our home and friend. Our teachers all have been most kind And patient to the end. Of those who first began with us Not all are with us still Some to other fields have gone One sleeps beneath the hill. We must not idly linger here. New heights are seen in view Our duty is to work, to win, Find glories ever new. We entered here with faithful hearts, We've learned, we've worked, we've Now let us onward, forward go, New laurels to attain. gained. LOIS MUTCHLER . . - .sg ww if -Jlupgvgxlnlun ,115 -Li-., A "o'5o"o"eA w14 z3i3-.l-'LL-4- AQAQ' +A! .'r.,'N.AJx fi: E301

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