DeVilbiss High School - Pot O Gold Yearbook (Toledo, OH)

 - Class of 1948

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Guided By The Lamp Of Knowledge To obtain further benefits from engineering and technical subjects is the chief aim of the En- gineers' Club, whose official name is the Engin- eering Society of DeVilhiss High School. Any stu- dent taking mathematics. science. or industrial arts, and who maintains a passing grade in all sub- jects is eligible to become a member ofthe club. This year's Engineering Club was quite ae- tive in an attempt to maintain the standard set by its predecessor. Our major activity was tour- ing Toledo industries. Among the companies who were kind enough to allow us to tour their plants were the Ohio Bell Telephone Company, Swartz- baugh Manufacturing Company. Toledo Edison Companyis Acme Station. Superior Spinning and Stamping Company, and Wiflys Motors Incorpor- ated. The members of the club also attended sev- eral engineering lectures sponsored by the Toledo Technical Council at the University of Toledo. One of the accomplishments which we are proud of is a file of catalogues from technical col- leges. These were gathered to help the future en- gineers to plan their high school and college cours- es intelligently. It is our hope that we. and future clubs, may gather a complete record of every tech- nical and engineering school in the United States. Our meetings were held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. The President and the executive committee. which is made up of the six have the authority to call additional officers. meetings if the need should arise. Leslie Noaker led the proceedings at all meetings and trips. But if he were absent. ,lohn Matthews. Vice-President. took over his job. Bud Smith. our Secretary. was recognized as the Clulfs official pen-pusher. when financial matters were involved, Fred Siebert. Treasurer. would have to be found and forced to release the purse strings. Ray Jackson. the ln- etr-Club Council Representative, amused himself by getting up before the members and telling them what happened at the last Council meeting. Fred Bailey. whose title was Publicity Manager. took care of all the Clulfs official publicity releases. But the one man we really owe our thanks to is Mr. R. 0. Merrill. for he gave us his time. assis- tance. and advice in his capacity of adviser to the club. Wie are all very grateful for the many infor- mative tours that tl1e industries of Toledo gave us, and we hope that all future members of the club will be able to have as many interesting and en- joyable tours as we have had. Top Row, L to K: Jack Hildebrand. Fred Bailey, Bud Smith, Robert Blow:-ry, Bill Cmumlieli, ,lack HufTer,. John Van Km:-ri. John Matthews. Bill Von B.-hren. Row Two: Paul Sprague, Charles Johnson. Xlcrlc Summers. Bill Humphrey, Clurlc- Casey, I.:-slie Noaker. llariell Nloulton. l-'red Si.-heir, .lexiy Schafer. Raymond Jackson, Bill Hullauer, Not in pirlure: Jim Swirighayurner, Toni Swinglialunxer. Walt Harrison, Bu--n Hnllev. Officer., l. to K: John Matthews. Vice-Presidenlg Bud Smith, Secretary: Fu-tl Sichcrl. Treasurer: Leslie Noaker. Presiulent. Xa 107

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Science And Engineers' Club Are One of the aims of the Devilbiss Science Club this year was to study Toledo's scientific re- sources which are of interest to the future scien- tists. Projects concerning microscopic work and experiments with photomicrography found their prerequisite in learning how to use and handle a microscope. The constant flow of new ideas for programs was left to Norma Dotson who did a very good job. One of the first programs was one in which Marion Bahren gave a talk on h-er work in photo- graphing microscopic animals. Mr. Robert Lamp- ton then explained the procedure used in obtain- ing this type of picture. Bob Monroe broadened our scientific ideas by his interesting talk on his experiments and ob- servations with pet white mice. During the month of February we visited the University of Toledo several Friday evenings. We were shown the telescope and electron microscope. Trips through the Toledo Zoo with its science departments, and through the Toledo Hospital Technical Laboratory added considerable under- standing of and interest in the zoological and me- dical research phases of science. The club was proud to state that Bob Mal- lory, who last year won a four year scholarship to Carnegie Institute of Technology, was one of its alumni. He was given this award because of his high ranking in the nation wide Westingliouse Science Talent Search test. Bob was vice-president last year. Phil Grover and .lohn Dunseith, also alumni, are pursuing scientific courses at Chicago University. The members of the club like to think that it was the background of the DeVilbiss Science Club that helped these boys become interested in further scientific study. This year the club's membership was in- creased to twenty members who were either taking some form of science at the present time or who have taken it in the past. Meetings were held every other Monday in room 108. Leading the club as president was .lohn Mat- thews assisted by vice-president, David 0'Neil. Thurayne Thomas took care of all secretarial du- ties while Donald Kaminslcy saw to financial ob- ligations. .lune Phillips served as publicity chair- man and Bill Stende. as inter-club council repre- sentative. Advisers were Miss Fern Dickey and Miss Mildred Schmidt. L to R: Joan Olen. George Chains. Ronald Kanrinski, David O'Neill, Marion Baehren. Korman Hnulet. Jane Starkey. Bob Monroe. Bill Steurle, June Phillips, Xnrrna Dulsun. John Matthews. Not in picture: Arrlis Brown. Don Pair. ,lim Hari-cues:-, Gary Ald. Thurayne Thomas, Secretary. Officers, L to R: Ronald liarriinski. Treasurr-r: David O'Neill. Yir-e-President: lr-hn Matthews. President. A? uv 'Y' "R N' 'R Q .QQ-gn " 3. M , -:, - L .vi N 106 n l

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Frisco Frolics In Front HHand me another paintbruslf'--"Now where am I going to find a property like thatll'-'4Give that line once more" all are cries heard in the auditorium or the many rehearsal rooms after school. The people quoted above are working on an important jobg they're practicing for the biggest show held in school-The Deviltries. Fancy F oolwork. But, before you can have any rehearsals there has to be a scriptg before you can build scenery there have to be plans. Miss Frances Giffin, director of the DeViltries, chose a Council Steering Committee to perform the duties of making these plans and shaping a show. Each member of this committee, in turn, was made chairman of a smaller com- mittee. "Pass that Peace Pipe." Dick Hehl. Back row: Virginia Welsh, Sue Zbiera- jewski, Connie Cromwell, Ruth Chandler, ,loan Fer- rall, Joan Skurzyn. After the tryouts were held the script committee wrote the show and rehearsals be- gan. Every night after school, Saturdays, and some evenings were given over to prac- tice and work. Finally the big night comes! The house lights dim, and the roll of the drum brings the audience to their feet for the playing of the National Anthem. "Your order, sir?" Left to Right: Bill Lunbeck, Ed Binkleman, Pat Liui, .loan Michelson, ,loan Billet, Nancy Campbell. When the piece is over and the people take their seats, the orchestra swings into the theme 'LSan Francisco Here We Come", the curtains open, the Frisco Frolics are on! There's no turning back now. An audience has come to the 15th edition of the DeVil- tries. The actors., actresses begin the dia- logue, the talent performs, the stage crew lis- tens for comments in the earphones, the stu- dent directors stand back stage and bite their nails. "Add a touch of rouge." Left to Right: Dorothy Fash, Richard Boell, Alton LeBeau, Nancy Anderson.

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