Elida High School - Reflector Yearbook (Elida, OH)

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NWW44 fV 7,2 f 77 -fp Q- , A bmi 7 af, 1 - i i. Q if 2 Q V 2 Tf 1, V ' 0140 J' 6mariC3 427 I9 CSX Z 52fNfx,V 7 Q 57 Q' 27 Zffgf 5 0 5 QQ 7 L x VVJ Liu? ALMA MATER OH! Come let's sing Elida's praise, And songs to Alma Mater raise. While our hearts rebounding thrill With joy which death alone can still Sumrner's heat or winter's cold, The seasons pass, the years will roll: Time and change Will surely show How firm that friendship- Black and Gold. 2 V"-'T ' ' A - X 1. Home economics girls' fashion show Z. Taking cr swim 3. The three musketeers 4. Dancing in the dork CONTENTS FACULTY - - 5-10 CLASSES - - 11-32 ACTIVITIES - 33-50 SPORTS - - - 51-61 3 JM? 1. G.A.A. initiation 2. Familiar hall Scene 4. Danger! Lady Driver 3. Studying hard? 5. Teammates 4 E636 UDUQTTY 'Wh f ,D Q' VY.-.-.Y .. . , ROLAND SWANK SUPERINTENDENT Bluffton College, A.B. Ohio State University, M.A. Problems of American Democracy and American Government I would like to compliment the Annual staff and their advisors on the completion of their 1952 Memories. This is a worthwhile accomplishment and will help to refresh memories of school life for this generation in years to come. School life should be a preparation for responsible adult living. Our seniors have com- pleted their academic work required for graduation. But they know that the Work of educa- tion is just beginning. It is a lifetime job which never ends. Graduation is only a milestone along the way. I would encourage all students to make their school life count. Develop goals, aims, and objectives early in your school careers. Know where you plan to go. what you plan to do, and how you plan to get there. Then allow nothing to dissuade you or steer you off the path to your goal. . Hard work, sincerity, co-operation, loyalty, and similar good traits will ease the Way to your destination. No goal worthy oi the name will be easy to reach: but with determination and will power, you will succeed. SCHOOL BOARD FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Herbert Zerkel Herbert Boate, Clerk Earl Hotzapple, President Noah Miller Iohn VanDemark Darrel Crider, Vice-President 6 N HOWARD LEIS PRINCIPAL Ohio Northern University, B.S. Ed. Indiana University, M.S. Plane Geometry Algebra General Mathematics Memories of 1952 portrays the school life of the students of Elida High School. May the pages of this edition instill in the hearts of the students that which is good and helpful. It is our hope that the school is preparing you to meet the great demands ot society. To the graduating class of 1952 may I wish you the best of luck, success. and happiness. MISS ETHEL GITHEN S SECRETARY 7 MR. CLARENCE BOGER Miami University Muskingum College, B.S. Ohio State University General Math Math 7, 8 MR. CHARLES D. BROMLEY University of Illinois Eureka College, B.S. Indiana University Algebra Math 7, 8 Geometry Higher Algebra Chemistry MRS. DOROTHY BOROS Bowling Green State Univer- sity, B.S. Ed. Physical Education 7-12 Social Science 7, 8 Cheerleading Adviser MR. RUSSELL B. BURDETTE Butler University, B.S. Science 7, B Physical Education Basketball and Baseball Coach Assistant Football Coach 8 MRS. ANNA BRIGHT Wittenberg College, A.B. Ohio State University Ohio Northern University English 10, 11, 12 ann II Annual Adviser MISS MARIE A. IONES Wittenberg College Bowling Green State Univer sity, B.S. Ed. Ohio State University Home Economics 7-12 MISS AVON KNOX MB. ARDEN ROSS MHS. WANETA KLINE Anderson College, B.S. Ohio Northern University, Ohio Northern University, speech B.S. Ed. B.S. Ed. English. 8. 9. 10' Bowling Green State Typing 1 5, II Iournalxsm Adviser University Shorthand I 5 II MR. ART. SCHREIBER Centre College, AB. Science 9 Biology Physical Education Football and Track Coach Assistant Basketball Coach Industrial Arts Mechanical Drawing MR. PAUL SLUSS Heidelberg College, A.B. World History 10 American History 11 C' ' 9 xvics Annual Adviser 9 Bookkeeping General Business Ioumalism Adviser MISS IACQUELINE SMITH Olivet College Bowling Green State University, B.S. Ed. Toledo University English 7 MR. EUGENE THIS Ohio Northern, B.S. Ed. University ot Texas M. ot Ed. Music 7. 8 Senior Band . - Boys' Glee Club 1cfPf'?g16 Club Mixed Chorus xr s ee Vocal Ensembles f ' Q if W K K ' ' ' . ff' f , . IX sqm sw ' gflsssii i 5 5. Q, i , i - W E 3 ik li , . 3, L g - A S . E 2 4 S I E 2 V gf 4 gg.. i i 7 K S 6. 5 1 ri Here's how you do it 2. Janitors-Mr. Foust, Mr. Morris, Mr. Holmes Mrs. Little, librarian, and Kay Bowers 4. Cooks-Mrs. johns and Mrs. Pierson Mr. Schreiber, how you've changed! 6. Farewell to Mr. Leis 10 GUHJESSSE Tm S 2 V 7 '19 X7 if E Q 2 I Q WM g Q Q 7 cw X Y - - '51 1 Q! SENIOR CLASS HISTORY In September, forty-three seniors returned to their last year of school at Elida. Since then, one student has withdrawn, and two new seniors have enrolled in our class. They are Norma Stevenson and Barbara Cain. The seniors chose for their class officers the following: Presi- dent, Max Cisco: Vice-President, Robert Miller, and Secretary- Treasurer, Anne Stevenson. A senior girl, Patsy Follas, was chosen by the student body to reign at the Homecoming Game. At the carnival, Marlene Miller and Robert Edwards represented this class. The senior boys contributed much in the athletic field. Many boys earned letters in all major sports. Also, Marlene Miller was elected varsity cheerleader. On March 27 and 28, the seniors very successfully presented their class play, "One Mad Night." In order to earn money for their class trip, the seniors had a doughnut sale, sold greeting cards, sponsored a square dance, had a paper drive, and worked at various other things. All in all, the seniors enjoyed their last year of school very much and, with much regret, are now leaving the halls and classrooms of Elida High School with the hope that the knowl- edge and experience gained in our years at Elida will bring us much success. 12 ANN BHENEMAN "l will my ability to get along with Mrs. Bright to Wes Bryan." College Preparatory Course Executive Committee I, 4: Girls' Glee Club 1, 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Eisteddlod 1. 2. 3. 4: Northwest Dis- trict Auditions 3. 4: Oper- etta 4: Annual Stall 4: Iour- nalism 3: G.A.A. 1. 2, 3, 4: Vice-President 4: Library 2: Who's Who 4: Honor Socie- ty 3, 4. SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS ROBERT MILLER MAX CISCO Vice-President President ANNE STEVEN SON Secretary-Treasurer IAMES BOROFF "lim" "1 will Warren Smith to next year's football team lor a tackling dummy." General Course Executive Committee 3: Boys' Glee Club 1: Eistedd- lod 1: Class Play 3, 4: Jour- nalism 4: Varsity "E" 2. 3, 4: Football l, 2, 3, 4: Bas- ketball l, 2, 8, 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. 13 PATRICIA BRYAN "Patti" "I will Ioo Iones to a cor- tain eighth grads girl." Commercial Course Y-Teens 2, 3 fl.ima Southl: School Paper 3 lLima Southl: Dramatics Club 2, 3 ILima Southj. MAX CISCO "Cy" "I will my ability to drive a car and not get a traltic ticket to Mr. Swank." Vocational Course President l, 4: Vice Presi- dent 3: Boys' Glee l, 2, 3, 4: Eisteddtod 2, 3, 4: North- west District Auditions 4: Operetta 4: Class Play 3, 4: Varsity "E" 2, 3, 4: Foot- ball l, 2, 3, 4: Co-Captain 4: Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Track 2, 3, 4: Who's Who 4: Car- nival Attendant Z. CARROLL COX "l will my slim figure to Paula Bryan." General Course Girls' Glee 1, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 1: Eisteddiod l, 2, 3: Northwest District Audi- tions 2, 3: Class Play 3: Iournalism 3, 4: G.A.A. 1, 2. 3, 4. DON CROWE "l will my ability to skip and get caught to anyone who wants it." General Course Camera Club 4: Varsity "E" 3. 4: Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Track 2, 3, 4. WILLIAM DESENBERG "Dessie" "I will my athletic ability to Roger Un1and." Vocational Course Sergeant-at-arms 3, 4: Boys' Glee 1, 2, 3, 4: Eis- teddtod l, 2, 3, 4: North- west District Auditions 4: Operetta 4: Class Play 3, 4: Camera Club 4: Varsity "E" 2, 3, 4: Vice President 4: Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Basket- ball l, 2: Track l, 2, 3, 4. IEAN DRIVER "Ieanie" "l will my quietness to Myrna Murray." Commercial Course Annual Stall 4: G.A.A. l. 2, 3, 4. TREVA COLLINS "Tish" "l will my ability to stand on mv head to Betty Briten- rilrer." Commercial Course Annual Stal! 4: G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4. SUSAN CREMEAN "Susie" "I will my natural blond streak to Dorothy WeIker." College Preparatory Course Girls' Glee 1. 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Eisteddlod 1, 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Auditions 3, 4: Operetta 4: Minstrel 1: Class Play 3, 4: lournalism 3, 4: G.A.A. l, Z, 3, 4: Secretary 4: Li- brary 2: Who's Who 4: Honor Society 3, 4: Home- coming Attendant 2. ELAINE DAVIDSON "I will my ability to stay out of detention to Danny Stemen." Commercial Course Girls' Glee l, 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Eisteddlod 1. 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Au- ditions 2: Class Play 4: Iournalism 3, 4: G.A.A. 1, 3: Honor Society 3, 4: Cai- nival Attendant 3. DELORIS DEVORE "Dee" "I will my iob as Busi- ness Manager ol the annual to Crena Riley if she has nerve enough to take it." Commercial Course Class Play 3: Annual Statl 3. 4: G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4: Sec- retary 3: Office 3, 4. DOROTHY EDWARDS "I will my ability to play basketball to anyone who needs it." General Course Girls' Glee 1, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 1: Eisteddiod l, 3, 4: Northwest District Auditions 3, 4: Annual Staft 4: G.A.A. l, 2, 3, 4: President 4: Who's Who 4. ROBERT EDWARDS "Eddie" "I will my ability to go steady with one girl to Duane Vandemark." General Course Class President 2: Vice- President 1: Executive Com- mittee 3, 4: Boys' Glee Club l. 2: Mixed Chorus l, 2: Operetta 4: Camera Club 1: Varsity "E" I, 2. 3. 4: Foot- ball 1, 2, 3. 4: Co-Captain 4: Basketball 1, 2, 3: Cap- tain 3: Baseball 1, 2. 3: Track I, 2, 3: Who's Who 3, 4: Carnival Attendant 4. PATSY FOLLAS "Pat" "I will my ability to talk a lot and say nothing to Carolyn Stalter." General Course Class President 3: Secre- tary 2: Executive Committee 4: Girls' Glee Club 1, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2. 3: Eistedd- Iod 2, 3: Northwest District Auditions 2, 3: Class Play 3. 4: Journalism 3. 4: G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Who's Who 3, 4: Homecoming Queen 4. WILLIAM GAHMAN HBOUYH "l will my height to Curly Collins." Vocational Course Class Play 3, 4: Iournal- ism 4: Varsity "E" 2, 3, 4. CHARLES WILLIAM HARROD "Charley" "l will my four unread literature books back to Mrs. Bright." Commercial Course Class Play 3: Annual Stall 4: Varsity "E" 3, 4: Basketball 4: Baseball 3, 4. BARBARA HINTON naarbu "I will my height to Patty Lyons." General Course Girls' Glee Club l, 2. 3, 4: Mixed Chorus l: Eistedd- lod l. 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Auditions 2, 3, 4: gnrixual Staff 4: G.A.A. 1. IAMES D. FLETCHER illimff "l will my good grades to Funy Stalter." College Preparatory Course Varsity "E" 3, 4: Basket- ball l, 2: Baseball l, 2, 3, 4. ESTELLE LOUISE FRYSINGER "Stall" "I will my ability to be funny without trying to Tom- my Miller." College Preparatory Course Class Play 3: Annual Stall 4: G.A.A. 1. 2, 3. 4. JOHN GITHENS "l will my speeding to the Lima Police Department." Vocational Course Minstrel 4. WILMER I . HARTMAN "Wilmer I "I will my singing ability to Iohnny 'lhornpson." Vocational Course Boys' Glee Club 3. 4: Eis- teddlod 3, 4: Northwest Dis- trict Auditions 3. 4: Oper- etta 4: Ottice 4: Ohio Music Festival 4. ROBERT HOSTETLER ,.Bob., "l will my wristwatch to Mrs. Bright so that she may time speeches in English hersell." Vocational Course Boys' Glee Club 2: Base- ball l, 2, 3. 4: Carnival At- tendant 3. RUTH KELLER "Tater-B ug" "I will my shootin' arm to Rex Slechter." Commercial Course Girls' Glee 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 1, 2: E'stedd- tod 1, 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Auditions 2, 3, 4: G.A.A. 1, 3, 4: P.H.A. 4: Secretary 4: Ottice 4. I ACK WILLIAM KRUSE "l will my ability to roller skate to lim Billiar." General Course Boys' Glee 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3: Eis- teddtod 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3: Northwest District Au- ditions 4: Operetta 4: Foot- ball l, Basketball 1: Base- ball 1. ROBERT LYONS "PeeWee" "l will my deep bass voice to Martha Parrott." Vocational Course Boys' Glee l, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus l, 2, 3, 4: Eis- teddtod 1, Z, 3. 4: .,..orth- west District Auditions 3, 4: Ohio Music Festival 3, 4: Operetta 4: Class Play 4. ROBERT MESSICK "Bob" "l will the dark room to Beverly Carr." College Preparatory Course Boys' Glee 1, 2: E'stedd- iod l, 2: Class Play 4: An- nual Stall 3, 4: Iournalism 3, 4: Camera Club 4: Who's Who 4: Honor Society 3, 4. ROBERT GAIL MILLER "Bob" "l will my wavy hair to Kermit May." Vocational Course Vice-President 4: Execu- tive Committee 2: Boys' Glee 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chor- us 1, Z. 4: Eisteddtod 1, 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Au- ditions 4: Operetta 4: Class Play 3, 4: Minstrel 4: An- nual Stalt 3, 4: Varsity "E" 3, 4: Secretary 4: Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Who's Who 4: Honor Society 3, 4. ROSALIE KIESWETTER "Rosie" "l will the headaches ot being editor ol the "BULL- DOG REVIEW" to Velma 'l'aylor." Commercial Course Executive Committee l, 3: Girls' Glee l. 2, 3: Eistedd- lod 1, 2: Northwest District Auditions 2: Class Play 3, 4: Journalism 3, 4: G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Ollice 2, 3. LADOYT LITTLE "Doyt" "I will Don Crowe to the future biology classes lor experiment and study." General Course Boys' Glee 1. 2, 4: Mixed Chorus 1: Eisteddlod 1, Zi Iournalism 4: Camera Club 4: Varsity "E" 2, 3. 4: Foot- ball l, 2. 3: Track l, 2. JANE MCKINNEY "I will my temper to Mr. Sluss." College Preparatory Course Girls' Glee 3: Mixed Chor- us 2: Eisteddfod 2: Class Play 4: Annual Staff 4: G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4: F.l-l.A. 4: Library 4: Prince oi Peace 3. IOHN MILLER "johnny" "l will Mr. Bromley to the on-coming Chemistry class." College Preparatory Course Vice President 2: Execu- tive Committee 2: Boys' Glee 3, 4: Eisteddiod 3, 4: Operetta 4: Varsity "E" 3, 4: President 4: Football l, 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1. 2: Base- ball l, 2, 3, 4: Honor So- ciety 3, 4. MARLENE MILLER "Marty" "I will all my ex-boy- friends to Mario:-ie Reese." Commercial Course Secretary 1: Executive Committee 2, 3: Girls' Glee 1, 2, 3. 4: Mixed Chorus l, 2, 4: Eisteddlod 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 1: Northwest District Auditions 2, 3. 4: Operetta 4: Minstrel 1: Class Play 4: G.A.A. I, 2. 3, 4: Cheer- leader 2, 3, 4: Office 3, 4: Who's Who 4: Carnival At- tendant 4: Homecoming At- tendant l. THOMAS MITCHELL H7-om.. "l will Shakespeare to Mrs. Bright." General Course Boys' Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 2: Class Play 3: An- nual Statl 4. BLANCHE ESTELLA SANDERS "I will my station wagon to Dick Musselmanf' General Course Girls' Glee Club 1, 2, 3: Eisteddtod 1: Annual Statt 4: G.A.A. 1. I ACK SHOOK "l will my reckless driv- ing to Gerald Strayer." Vocational Course Sergeant-at-arms I: Base- ball 1, 2: Basketball 1: Cheerleader 2. NORMA STEVENSON "I will my southern ac- cent to Ruth Bama." Commercial Course Rolling Raiders 3 iMiami Edison, Floridal: Cadette Trainee 2, 3 KMiami Edison, Floridal: Orange Bowl Fes- tijvcil 2 CMiami Edison, Flor- 1 a . ELDON STIRN "l will my ability to have girls chase me to Ioe Pont- ing." Vocational Course Boys' Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4: Eisteddiod l, 2, 3, 4: Northwest District Auditions 4: Operetta 4: Class Play 3: Varsity "E" 2, 3, 4: Foot- ball 1. 2. 3, 4: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Captain 4: Base- gali l, 2, 3, 4: Track l, 2, IOAN RHODES "lo" "I will the mimeograph machine to Barbara San- ner." Commercial Course Executive Comm'ttee l: Class Play 3, 4: !ouznal'sm 3, 4, G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. F.H.A. 4: President 4. SHIRLEY SHOCK "I will my short hair to Ruth Unland." General Course Secretary 3: G.A,A. 1, 3, 4: Iournalism 3, 4: F.H.A. 4: Cheerleader l: Office 3, 4: Honor Society 3, 4: Library l, 3: Carnival Attendant l: Homecoming Attendant 3. ANNE STEVENSON "Steve" "I will Bony Graham and all his advice to the pissi- dent and secretary of next year's senior class." Commercial Course Secretary 4: Executive Committee 2: Girls' Glee Club 1, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 4: Eisteddtod 3, 4: Operetta 4: Journalism 4: G.A.A. 1. 2. 3, 4: F.H.A. 4: Vire-Presi- dent 4: Cheerleader l, 2, 3: Carnival Attendant 2. EVONNE STEWART "Vonnie" "I will my sunny disposi- tion to Diana Desenberg." General Course Girls' Glee Club 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2. 3: Eistedd- fod 2, 3: Northwest District Auditions 2: Annual Stall 4: G.A.A. 1, 2, 3: Library 4. BETTY UNLAND "l will my long hair to Sue Ruby." General Course Girls' Glee Club l, Z, 3: Mixed Chorus l, 2: North- west District Auditions 2, 3: Ohio State Auditions 2: G.A.A. 1. 2, 3. CLASS PROPHECY After serving in the United States' Women's Air Force for twenty years, I decided to retire. I had become a general so I had attained my goal. After retiring, I decided to take a trip around the world. So packing my clothes and calling a cab. I went to the airport. Upon arrival here. I found a large group of people talking excitedly about some famous athlete. I finally managed to squeeze through the crowd and came face to face with him. Much to my surprise it turned out to be one of my old classmates, lim Borotf. I talked to him a few moments and found out that he had just won the world's track award by running the mile in 43 seconds. When asked how he won it, he replied, "I just pretended there was a beautiful blond waiting for me. and I let my conscience be my guide." We got to recalling school days and I asked him about some of our classmates. He said that he saw lean Driver and Stella Frysinger on television the other night. It seems that lean held the national women's wrestling title and challenger Stella beat her by a bear hug. Iim also said that Ann Breneman was running tor President of the United States this fall, and that, if elected. she would get this country out of its financial crisis by not vacationing as much as men Presidents had. Finally I had to say goodby to Iim and get on my plane. I was just about to sit down when a man came running down the aisle and pushed me out of the way, taking my seat. I was going to give him a piece of my mind when I happened to get a good look at him. It was none other than lack Shook. When I asked why he had been so rude Iack re- plied, "I work as an elevator operator in the Empire State Building and I don't have any place to sit while I work." Yes, sir, Iack always told me he was going to go up in the world! I wanted more information about the classmates so I asked lack if he had heard about any of them. He said that lack Kruse and Charles Harrod had devel- oped a new type oi tires. It seems that whenever the tire runs over a nail the tire pushes the nail back out and seals itself up again. The only trouble with these tires is that in the summer they become sticky. You see they are made out of bubble gum. lack also said that Anne Stevenson had just won the World's Roller- Skating and Fancy Figures award. Thinking of Anne, Iack asked me if I knew anything about some of her old pals. I told him that Ioan Rhodes had become a great opera singer. Right now she was making a per- sonal appearance in Carnegie Hall. Her manager is Carroll Cox. Oh yes, Ioan's leading man is Robert Lyons. Rosalie Kieswetter is married and she and her husband own a 1500 acre ranch in Texas. Her house has 23 rooms. Bill Gahman also lives in Texas. I heard that he struck oil one day when he accidentally dropped his shoe and the heel sunk in the ground. He hired lim Fletcher to go about dropping his shoe. Iust at this point, Iack and I were interrupted by dinner. While I was eating I noticed someone staring at me. I looked closely and saw no one else but Deloris DeVore. After saying hello to her I asked her what she was doing now. She said she was married. and she was on her way to see her only son, now at West Point. She said that she had seen Elaine Davidson a couple days before and she was owner of a race track. Two of our classmates, Bob Messick and LaDoyt Little were horse jockeys there. After a night's rest on the plane I arrived in San Francisco, California. I decided to stay here a couple of days so I hailed a cab and headed for a hotel. I was going along looking at the signs when I saw a huge hotel called "Hinton's Hotel." I had heard that Barbara Hinton had moved to California so I told the taxi driver to stop and let me out. As I started through the doors I saw Bob Edwards and Marlene Miller, who, as I found out later, were married, coming toward me. Bob was attending a dairyman's convention and Mar- lene had come to star in a play in one of the nearby theaters. After leaving Marlene and Bob, I went to register. expecting to see Barbara. Instead I found Evonne Stewart smiling at me. She said that Barbara did own the hotel, but she and her private secretary, Shirley Shock, were in Florida on a vacation. Evonne told me that lane McKinney was principal of one of the high schools in San Francisco, and that Susan Cremean was head of the University of California. The next stop on my trip was the Hawaiian Islands. I had been there only a few hours when I met Wilmer Hartman. He had come to these Islands because he was jilted by his girl and wanted to live the rest of his life as a hermit. He said he had planned to move to Alaska, but changed plans when he found out that Don Crowe had moved there because he too was jilted. I now was on my way to Korea. This was now a beauty spot of the world, but even now some of our armed forces are there. I decided to pay our commander a visit. As I was walking down one of the streets, I saw three American sailors coming toward me. As I glanced up at them, I saw them smile at me and say my name. Looking at them again. I discovered three old classmates, Max Cisco, Bill Desenberg, and lohn Miller. They took me to lunch in a little cate and there I found Patti Bryan singing. Patti told me that lohn Githens was the pro- prietor of the place. When lunch was over I said goodbye to the boys and continued on my way to the commander who turned out to be a friend of mine, too, Tom Mitchell, but now he was a general. I then went on my way. Not until I came to Paris, France. did I meet anyone else I knew, There I met Dorothy Edwards and Treva Collins. Dorothy was an expert stylist and Treva was her model. Dorothy told me that Bob Miller was in Paris attending an International Methodist Meeting. I had planned to visit other countries but my time was running short. so I returned to New York. Here I met Betty Unland and Blanche Sanders. They were working as waitresses in the restaurant at the airport. I took a bus for Washington. D. C., and the bus driver turned out to be Bob Hostetler. Returning home I found a new dentist in town. He was Eldon Stirn, and Norma Stevenson was his nurse. As I wearily neared my house I noticed Barbara Cain and her three children going to the park for a picnic. Walking into my living room I found my ol' pal, Ruth Keller, who had just been released from the Women's Air Force because of her health. My trip was now at an end for I had seen all the wonderful people who had been my classmates at Elida High School. -Patsy Follas. 53. lt New t 1 1. Paper staff working? 2. Refreshments over here 3. Deloris and David Collins 4. What happened, Max? 5. Noontime activity 6. Oh no!!! 19 we lack Boothby wut Wwe Beverly Carr Stanley Crider Leo Etqen Mary Etqen Betty Gannon Maxine Githens Bertha Good Evelyn Hardesty William Hutton loe Iones Helen Kirkendcill Eileen Louth Ioan Meier Marjorie Reese nv. .IY Crencx Riley New Iohn Ruby Robert Ruff Barbara Sanner Rex Slechter -.F Warren Smith Icxnet Snow Phyllis Steiner Velma Taylor Helen Wright ,Jr IUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS VELMA TAYLOR Secretary-Treasurer REX SLECHTER Vice-President WARREN SMITH President Ruth Bame Betty Britenriker Wesley Bryan Shirley Cisco Edward Davis Charles Dawson Shirley Detrick Iames Glass Louis Haddinq Reed Kline JoAnn Lyle Ianice Miller Carl Heed Iosephine Sanders Clyde Sattertield Danny Stemen Gerald Strayer Ruth Unland Glenna Wilson IUNIOR CLASS HISTORY In September, forty-tour juniors returned to Elida High School for another year oi study, hardwork, and fun. It proved quite exciting to all. To many, the high point of the year was receiving their class rings or the presentation of their class play, "Meet Me in St. Louis." Others enjoyed the scrap drives, the cake rattles, or the Leap Year Dance, which the class sponsored to earn money for the Iunior-Senior Banquet. Betty Britenriker was chosen to attend the Homecoming Queen, and at the carnival the junior attendants, Ianice Miller and William Hatton, represented this class. Many junior boys participated in the various sports. Other students were active in band, music, or other organizations in the school. The students are very grateful to Miss Iones and Mr. This, their advisors, for their guid- ance through the joys and hardships of this most enjoyable year, and are now looking tor- ward to the final year at Elida High School. 21 TOP ROW: Ronnie Bowers, Darrel Brant, Herbert Brunk, Annamae Bryan, Peggy Cox, Iohn Crisenberry, Diana Desenberg. SECOND ROW: Nancy Detrick, Ierry Ellis, Franklin Faust, William Faust, Gary Fowler. Iames Gahman, Edward Gannon. THIRD ROW: Robert Heath. Ioan Hentze, Virgil Huber, Beverly Kesler, LaDonna Kortier. Don Leis. Sue Leiser. FOURTH ROW: Patricia Lyons, Brooks May, Mary Mayer, Ioy McConnell, Don Miller, Ianice Miller, Kay Miller. FIFTH ROW: Ralph Miller, Thomas Miller, Gene Morgret, Richard Musselman, Ioyce Musser. Ioan Parrott, Ioe Ponting. SIXTH ROW: Doris Preasar, Catherine Ramer. Robert Rice, Don Sandy, Kay Shenk, Earl Sherrick, Ruth Shock. SEVENTH ROW: Carolyn Stalter. Thomas Stalter, Howard Steiner, Connie Stemen, Iohn Stemen, Virginia Stevely, Ronald Strayer. EIGHTH ROW: Ianice Thomas, John Thompson, Ieanine Wade, Marilyn Weaver, Duane VanDemark SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS VIRGIL HUBER Secretary-Treasurer RONNIE STRAYER Vice-President DON LEIS President TOP ROW: Craig Boate. Gene Boothby, Paula Bryan. Robert Burden, Dan Cheney. Fred Comston, Phyllis Cook. SECOND ROW: Ronald Coolidge. Mary Crowe, Connie Detrick. Kenneth Eberle, Ioann Gannon. Doris Githens, Don Glass. THIRD ROW: Ben Gleason. Shirley Grapner, Ronald Green, Ianet Hilleary, Nancy Hines. Lynda Holtzapple. Karen Iohn. FOURTH ROW: Glen Iones, Richard Kesler, Iohn Kirkendall. Danny Kline, Ioseph Leiser. Kermit May, Mary Mayer. FIFTH ROW: Margaret McConnell Helen McGue, Robert McKinney. Lois Meier, Ioyce Mikesell. Kay Miller, Myrna Murray. SIXTH ROW: Martha Parroit, Calvin Reese. Ronald Reynolds. Noah Sherrick, Carol Smith. Sarah Sroufe, Glenn Steed. SEVENTH ROW: Ianet Thompson, Roger Unland, Phyllis Wagner. Irene Weaver, Dorothy Welker. Ann Witord, Sharon Williams. EIGHTH ROW: Charles Yoder. FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS PHYLLIS COOK Secrelary-Treasurer BEN GLEASON Vice-President DORIS GITHENS President EIGHTH GRADE TOP ROW: Sonya Best, Kay Bowers. Sarah Brant, Don Britenriker, Catherine Busick, Betty Clark. SECOND ROW: Carol Colley, Marilyn Cox, Lowell Crider, Robert Davidson, Mama Dawson, Richard Dawson. THIRD ROW: Robert Dotson. Sue Edwards, Buddy Evans, Carl Evans, Charles Fair, Patty Foust. FOURTH ROW: Mary Franks, Billy Good, Georgi- anna Harrod, Leonard Hartman, Shirley Hawk. Elnora Heath. FIFTH ROW: Carol Houston, Garneta Huber, Pa- tricia Huber, Robert Keller, lack Keller, Ruth Kirkendall. SIXTH ROW: Ianice Kruse, Orlo Lewis, LaRee Little, Robert Lowe, Kenneth Lyle, Richard Markel. SEVENTH ROW: Lyle May. lack McConnell, Rodney McKinney, Barbara Mikesell, lean Ann Moore. Morris Morgret. EIGHTH ROW: Margie Morris, Barbara Mosier, Ronnie Nichols, Ianet Nusbam, David Peltier, Ellis Peters. NINTH ROW: Evelyn Redd. George Riley, Robert Robinson, Sue Ruby, Marlene Sandy, Barbara Satterfield. TENTH ROW: Douglas Shenk, Velva Sherrick, Lisle Smith, Gary Sroufe, Shirley Stalter, Shirley Steed. ELEVENTH ROW: Sam Steiner, Dale Stever, Dale Young. Ronald Zuber. SEVENTH GRADE TOP ROW: Iudy Allemeir, Elaine Baker, Billy Barnum, Barbara Baxter, Ioyce Brenneman. SECOND ROW: Ronald Bryan, Carolyn Cisco. Gary Cogley. Bill Cohee, David Collins. THIRD ROW: Mary Collins. Nancy Croft, Rodney Davidson. Brenner Denlinger, Pat Detrick. FOURTH ROW: Kenneth Driver, Louis Egten, Charles Fuller, Ronnie Gleason, Howard Hadding. FIFTH ROW: Nancy Hensley, Iames Huber. Loretta Huber, Dick Iacobs. Gary Iohns. SIXTH ROW: Diane Iohnson, Charles Kershner, Barbara Keller. Arthur Kimmel, Ronald LaRue. SEVENTH ROW: Patty Laurence, Larry Leiser, Dick Mann, Doro- thy Mayer, Ruth Mayer. EIGHTH ROW: Bill McCall, Diana McKinney, Barbara Meier, Mikel Messick, Kenny Miller. NINTH ROW: Marcille Miller, William Morris, David Morrisey, Eldean Ponting, Carl Rabley. TENTI-I ROW: Maureen Rabley. Ray Ridenour, Sharon Spees, Paul Sroule. Dorothy Stemen. ELEVENTH ROW: Robert Stemen, Robert Stevenson, Donald Wade. Russell Winkle. l. Memories 2. Pleasant dreams 3. The library steps qanq 26 Q bm 1. Nephew and aunt 3. Tcxkin' it easy 4. Safety demonstration 2. Pretty boy 5. Happy-qo-lucky seniors Grade Six BACK ROW: Sharon Colley, Emelyn Denlinger, Ioan Hobbs, David Burch, Mary Cheney, Terry Ellis, Ethel Lambert, Rog- er Crowe, Ierry Crisenbury, Roger Brenneman, Mrs. Cre- mean. FRONT ROW: Rosalie Gannon, Esther Carpenter, Karl Haley, Terry Hollar, lna Gam- ble, Sharry Fair, Darda Flora, Michael Altenburqer, M a r y Fishpaw, Arthur Deane, Ward Green. BACK ROW: Stanley Lyn., Gary McBride, Ross Smith, Stephen Miller, Larry Ridenour, Vickie Moon, Beverly Shirk, Linda Miller, Carolyn Kershner. SECOND ROW: Miriam Mann, Iames Libert, Larry Stemen, Martha Miller, Ronald Stewart, Dick Wagner, Shelha Sake- miller, Marie Slayden, Darlene Mayer, Mr. Lloyd. FRONT ROW: Marilyn Miller, Maurice Zerkel, Harriet Stemen, Gene Warner, Clement Metzger, Alan Rothe, Ted Myers, Anita Lap- ham, Brenda Kidd. Grade Five BACK ROW: Carol Maloney, Marilyn Peters, Coleen Reed, Robert Smith, David Terry, Donald Reed, Terry Lee Lowe, Ronald Shafer, Donna lean McKinney, Ianice Stalter, Laura Slayden, Ianet Morris, Karen Nusbaum, Sharon Miller. SEC- OND ROW: David Morris, Linda Riley, lean Williams, Gordon Roebuck, Dwain Metzger, Rita Miller, Cloyd Thomas, Shirley Mikesell, Raymond S r o u i e, Ianet May, Ioan Meyers, Den- nis A. Stemen, Cloyd Ridenour. Mr. Gilliland. FRONT ROW: Dennis L. Stemen, Ralph Miller, Micheal Miller, Wayne Rhodes, Emma lane Ruff, Iames Patton, Ianell Stockton, Evelyn Stemen, Carolyn Wade, Marilyn Wade, Carolyn Musser, Telitha Leiser, Cynthia VanDyke. BACK ROW: Darrell Bowers, Billy Kline, Lee Bryan, Dickie Ladd, Kenneth Huber, Rebecca Everett, Floyd lames, Iimmy Iohns, Karen Lawrence, Tommy Becker, Sharon Foust, Ruth Flora, Mrs. Van Horn. SECOND ROW: Kenneth Heath, Wilma Long, Dickie Hollar, Connie Fol- las, Dennis Ellis, ludy Croft, Mary Ann Holtzapple, Robert Dawson, Wilmer Kirkendall, Iohn Desenberq, Herbert Hinton, Karen Fair. David Kesler. FRONT ROW: Joyce Hollar, lanice Laman, Terry Dotson, Karen Arnold, Tommy Davis, Oscar Etqen, Marian Ehresman, Berneta Brenneman, Dot Fritz, Charles Clark, Susan Clifford, Lucretia Bice. Grade Four BACK ROW: Judy Price, Re- becca Kline, Iames Shafer, Ray Strayer, Sundry Morris, Donna Mason, James Sherrick, Bonnie Layman, Dianne Swartz, Janice Kraft, Danny Thomas, Kay Mus- selman, Linda Lohr. Gary Kidd. SECOND ROW: Gary Sandy. Iames Smith, Janice Turner, Larry Smith, David Satteriield, Linda Long, Linda Stemen, James Wade, Linda Sroute, Larry McBride, Gloria Van Dyke, Marcine Layman, Mrs. Kraft. FRONT ROW: Alonzo Lyons, Robert Lee, Kenneth Ramser, D a r win Schmuck. Carle Pennell, Ruth Stemen, Luanne Roebuck, Roger Keysor. Jerry Tabler, Harold Wright, Myrna LaRue, Linda Little. BACK ROW: Jane Flora, Nan- cy Ellenbrock, Delores Ander- son, Gloria Coolidge, Roger Bowers, JoAn Altenburger, Linda Hadding, Naomi Davis, Bobby Beckman, Roger Hens- ley, Bobby John, Charles Foust, Barry Epstein, Mrs. Crites. SEC- OND ROW: Susan Foust, Patty Foust, Dianne Ditto, Patty Bu- sick, Dorothy Broshes. Richard Archer, Douglas Burdette, Clair Crider. Weldon Githens, Philip Fletcher, Gail Crisenbery, Phil- ip Dotson, FRONT ROW: Bobby Fritz, Larry Bryan, Cathy Evans, Mary Grant, Billy Duna- hay, Paul Huber, Cathy Holtz- apple, Martha Brenneman. Lar- ry Colley, Iohn Able, Barbara Cheney, Tommy Gahman, Billy Evans, Billie J. Hilty. Grade Three BACK ROW: Phillip John, Sally Seartoss, Jimmy McGue, Carol Harter, Barbara Lee, Roger Krait, Ronnie Joseph, Anita Miller, Marjorie Swartz, Peggy Patton. Phyllis Wright, Donald Morris, Marilyn Lohv, Mrs. Brenneman. SECOND ROW: Ricky Welker, Delbert Mayer, Sharon Van Dyke, Blenda Thompson, Mary Ann Miller, Glenda Shirk, Ralph Ridenour, Karen Kizer, Griiiin Thomas, Norman Foust, Larry Markel, Donna White, Jay Wright. FRONT ROW: Ronn'e Rodney. Judy Ruby, Jimmy Morris, San- dra Seimet, Garv Stever, Con- nie Kimmel. Charles Riley, Anna Mae Yinger, Philip Rob- erts, Marilyn Lapham, Larry Warner, lane Parrott, Nickie Miller, Phyllis Sullivan. BACK ROW: Jesse Abel, Ralph Etgen, Sandra Rotson, Billy Dawson, Patty Johns, War- ren Iiames, Billy Colley, Laura Bercaw, Norma Buckmaster, Michael Heath, James Goliver, Denny Grapner, Phyllis Griffin. SECOND ROW: Jerry Boate, Terry Boate, John Hinton, John Hobbs, Richard Eberle, Larry Gross, Jerry Moon, Tommy Burch, Arthur Highland, Ru- nella Denlinqer, Ruth Morrisey, Cheryl Faunce, Mrs. Mildred Johns. FRONT ROW: Sharon Cook, Lila Gamble, Karen Buet- ner, Judy Ellis, Jimmy Bame, Roberta Bice, Una Beerline, Billy Best, Rex Burkholder, David Glass, Marlene Gracely, Lynn Moon, Kathleen Fishpaw. .st rar.. Q-Se' 1 .. Grade Two BACK ROW: Bill Schafer, Iudy Walters, Pamela Hardesty, lim Foust, Ianice Redd, Harry Davis, Marilyn Mines, Carson Peters, Linda Poling, Nancy Io Stemen, Mary Flora, Miss Seitz. SECOND ROW: Danny Turner, Donny Barnt, Bill Mayer, Keith Foust, ludy Stemen, Ted Wade. Iean Wimer, Willis Riley, Nan- cy Derringer, Noah Laman, Diane Metzger, Howard Foust. FRONT ROW: Donny King, Ice Nichols, Donny Baker. Dick Bruns, Kenny Reese, Cheryl Rex. Debra Vandemark, Kay McBride, Bobby McBride, lim McBride. Barry Swallow, Mike Goliver. BACK ROW: Ioyce Coolidae, Deloris Davidson, Linda Kraft, Carol Iohn, Art Holmes, Billy Highland, Sharon Lyle, Barbara Deane, Iames Collins, SECOND ROW: Carol LaRue, Ianet Kess- ler, loan Laman, Vicki Holtz- apple, Sandra Kidd, Lonnie Layman, Denny Foust, Lyn Arnold, Kathy Sroufe. FRONT ROW: Iuanita Huber, Ben Evans, lack Ernsberger, Giles Bowers, Nile Sroufe. LaDonna Bushonq, Diane Busick, Billy Highland, Richard Smith. Grade One BACK ROW: Robert Smith, Kenny Crawford, Ieanne Blaine, Earl Flora, Francis Early, Fred- rick Early, Rickie Keelinq, Helen Deane, Wanda Driver, M'ss Quinn. SECOND ROW: Michael Iamison, Elouise Hawk, Rower Gross, Mary Dawson, Ralph Broshes, Wayne Bur- dette, Duane Burdette, Iill Fowl- er, Alan Gamble, Sandra Gibbs, Geraldine Evans. FRONT ROW: Elaine LaRue, lean Brenneman, Thomas Altenburaer, Betty Bai- lev, Charlene Bruns, Cathy Finn, Gary Bowers, Peggy Iohn, Larry Kuhns, Linda Cat- tell. BACK ROW: Nancy Verbryke, Carole Morris, Larry Tabler, Garry Tabler, Marilyn Sroufe, Donna Stein, Marian Patton, Reva Nichols, Marie Miller, Pamela Musselman, Mrs. Holtz- apple. SECOND ROW: lohn Sarber. Lois Morrisey, Richard Fetter, Stanley Strayer, Harold Crawford, Mason Metzger, Car- ol Stockton, Donalda Van Dyke. Rhea Ward, Gary Spees, Terry Sheely. FRONT ROW: Urqelle Roberts, Marie Stemen, Shirley Sullivan, Steven Perrin, Pamela Morris, David Fetter, Dorothy Stalter, Linda Roebuck, Michael Colley, Terry Snow. 1. Lunchtime 2. Mrs. Baechler 3. Building cz snowman 4. Time to go home 31 ZESGWFUWULUJ U E5 f x T I BACK ROW: Diana Desenberg, Phyllis Wagner, Ruth Shock. Doris Preasar, Mary Mayer, Bob Lyons, Glenn Iones, Robert Miller. Rex Slechter, Brooks May, Tom Miller, Gene Morgret, Kermit May, Ioyce Musser, Peggy Cox, Iosephine Sanders, Kay Shenk, Ann Breneman. SECOND ROW: LaDonna Kortier, Mary Alice Etgen, Connie Stemen, Doris Githens, Sarah Sroufe, Ianet Snow, Ieanine Wade. Ann Wiiord, Kay Miller, Ioan Parrott. Helen McGue, Ioan Meier, Ioy McConnell, Marlene Miller, Marilyn Weaver, Ruth Unland, Nancy Detrick, Ianet Hilleary. FIRST ROW: Peggy McConnell. Helen Wright, Ianet Thompson. Kay Miller. Martha Kay Parrott, Patty Lyons, Sue Leiser, Virginia Stevely, Marjorie Reese, Lynda Holtzapple, Glenna Wilson, Phyllis Cook, Ianice Miller. Lois Meier, Karen Iohn, Susan Cremean, Anne Stevenson. SENIOR CHORUS The members of Senior Chorus, under the direction of Mr. This, have worked hard all year to improve their singing quality. Their major work was an operetta entitled "The Slip of the S1ipper," which was presented February 27. The story is based on the fairy tale of Cinderella. The part of Cinderella was played by Marjorie Reese, and the role of the Prince was sung by Iack Kruse. Other characters were the Countess, Marlene Miller: the Chamberlain, Rex Slechter: Clarabella, Ruth Unlandp Prunella, Martha Parrott: the Fairy Godmother, Velma Taylor: The Super Butler, Robert Lyons: the Head Cook, Ianet Hilleary: the Head Maid, Lynda Holtzapple: the Head Gardner, Warren Smith: and the Head Groom, Brooks May. Other mem- bers of Senior Chorus sang in choruses. In January, the chorus sang on the Farmers' Institute program. They made a good showing for their school at the Eisteddfod and also at the Northwest District Auditions at Ada. 34 GIRLS' GLEE BACK ROW: Kay Miller, Connie Stemen, Ianet Snow, Helen Kirkendull, Barbara Sanner, Connie Detrick, Marlene Miller, IoAnn Lyle, Betty Britenriker, Ioy McConnell, Mary Mayer, Diana Desenberg, Phyllis Wagner. SECOND ROW: Phyllis Steiner, Sarah Sroule, Helen McGue, Ruth Shock, loan Meier, Eileen Louth, Annamae Bryan, Peggy McConnell, Ioan Parrott, Peggy Cox, Kay Shenk, Shirley Detrick, Velma Taylor, Betty Gannon. THIRD ROW: Shirley Grapner, Marjorie Reese, Ianice Miller, Martha Par- rott, Ianet Thompson, Lois Meier, Phyllis Cook, Lynda Holtzapple, Karen Iohns, Shirley Cisco, Crena Riley, Kay Miller. FRONT ROW: Ann Wilord, Beverly Carr, Ianet Hilleary, Barbara Hinton, Dorothy Edwards, Ianice Thomas, Ruth Keller, Nancy Detrick, Ruth Unland, Marilyn Weaver, Doris Githens, Ioyce Musser. BOYS' GLEE BACK ROW: Bob Lyons, Kermit May, Bob Burden. Tom Miller, Glenn Iones, Reed Kline, Gerald Strayer. SECOND ROW: Wile mer Hartman, Robert Ruff, Eldon Stiin, Rex Slechter, Brooks May, Robert Miller. FIRST ROW: Max Cisco, Bill Desenberq, Iohn Miller, Warren Smith, Iohn Ruby, Stanley Crider, Gene Morqret. 35 si' BACK ROW: Don Miller, Mary Stgen, Ieanine Wade, Ianet Snow, Diana Desenberg, Duane VanDemark, Iack Boothhy, Nancy Detrick, LaDonna Kortier, Gary Cogley, Bill Hatton, Phyllis Wagner, Iohn Ruby. MIDDLE ROW: Ruth Shock, Ioan Meier, Beverly Carr. Connie Stemen, Ioy McConnell, Peggy McConnell. FRONT ROW: Ruth Unland, Warren Smith, Janet Hilleary, Velma Taylor, Nancy Hines, Ianice Miller, Kay Miller. SENIOR HIGH B The Elida High School Senior Band is under the direction of Mr. Eugene This for the first year. The members have worked earnestly throughout the year which started with precision playing and marching at the football games. They took a trip to Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, Ohio, on Feb- ruary lG. A Spring Concert was given on March 6 to climax a very suc- cessful year. 36 IU 1011 HIGH B Our future musicians of Elida High have worked hard this past year and we all hope to see them playing and marching with the Senior Band in the near future. BACK ROW: Herbert Hinton, Dale Young, Lyle May, Barbara Meier, Lisle Smith, Nancy Croft, Mary Collins, Arthur Kimmel, lim Huber, Dick Markel, Carol Houston. SECOND ROW: Mikel Messick. Kenneth Driver. Elnora Heath. Sue Edwards, lack Keller. Leonard Hartman, Glenna Wilson, Clement Metzger, Ronnie Nichols, Ronnie LaRue, Carolyn Cisco. FRONT ROW: Ina Gamble, Iudy Croft, Barbara Keller, Kermit May, Ray Bidenour, Ioyce Brenneman, Sharon Spees. 37 BACK ROW: Iean Driver, Stella Frysinger, Dorothy Edwards, Evonne Stewart, Barbara Hinton, Charles Harrod, Robert Miller, Tom Mitchell, Mrs. Bright, Mr. Sluss, Blanche Sanders. FRONT ROW: Ann Breneman, Deloris Devore, Robert Messick, Phyllis Steiner. Crena Riley. MEMORIES STAFF The Memories Staff, which is composed of seniors and a few juniors, has worked hard this year to pre- pare an annual of lasting memories of this school year. Although much time and hard work were involved in the production of this yearbook, the staff sincerely wishes that the students will get as much pleasure in looking at it as they have had in editing and financ- ing it. ANN BRENEMAN Editor-in-Chief DELORIS DEVORE Business Manager 38 BACK ROW: Robert Messick, Bill Gahman. Iim Borofl. LaDoyt Little. Elaine Davidson. Miss Knox. FRONT ROW: Shirley Shock, Mrs. Kline, Carroll Cox, Rosalie Kieswetter, Ioan Rhodes. Anne Stevenson. SEATED: Patsy Follas, Susan Cremean. BULLDOG REVIEW The Journalism Staff has worked diligently through- out the year to make the Bulldog Review a success. The school paper is published every three weeks and is a source of news about the latest happenings around Elida High School. 39 SUSAN CBEMEAN Business Manager ROSALIE KIESWETTER Editor-in-Chief dw-aww W-P Q wk, ' azz. Q' - ,651 -P 5 Ri We as la M mv' Q1 sf .wp-: E it AWN QUEEN PATSY FOLLAS Attendants Nancy Detrick Phyllis Cook Betty Britenriker HOMECOMING Miss Patsy Follas was cho- sen by the student body to reign as Queen for the 1951 Homecoming game. Miss Follas was crowned by co- captain Bob Edwards and was presented with a bou- quet by co-captain Max Cis- co. Appropriate ceremonies marked the twentieth anni- versary of the Elida Bulldog football team. SOPHOMORE KING AND QUEEN Diana Desenberg and Ronnie Strayer CARNIVAL Sophomores Diana Desenberg and Ronnie Strayer reigned as King and Queen of the 1951 School Carnival. They were crowned by junior attendants, Ianice Miller and Bill Hatton. Senior attendants were Marlene Miller and Bob Edwards. Karen Iohns and Dick Kesler were the freshman attendants. 8 ig' 11 FRESHMEN IUNIORS SEN IORS Karen Iohn Ianice Miller Marlene Miller Dick Kesler Bill Hatton Bob Edwards 41 SENIOR CLASS PLAY On the evenings of March 27 and 28, the seniors presented their play "One Mad Night," a mystery-comedy. The story centered around Don Cutter a young playwright, who went to his house in the country to find peace cmd quiet, and, after meeting several odd characters there, found it being used as an insane asylum. The play was under the direction of Miss Knox. PLAY CAST Don Cutter, a young playwright ....... Wing, his Chinese valet .,.........,.... Priscilla, who knits ...,... .......................... ....... Lady Macbeth, a victim ol Shakespeare ...,.... Iohn Alden, who hunts Indians ................ Mr. Hyde, a ferocious villain .......,.. Dr. Bunn, who is in charge ................. Lucille Marcy, a damsel in distress ......... Mrs. Kluck, the housekeeper ,............. Gertrude Finch, Don's fiancee .................. Mrs. T. Ashinqton Finch, her mother .......... Depression. their colored maid .............. Artemus Burke, a lawyer ................. Danny Siletto, wanted for murder ....... ........Max Cisco ..,...,.Bob Messick ........Ioan Rhodes ........Patsy Pallas ........Bob Lyons ........Bill Gahman ............Bob Miller .....Susan Cremean ........Elaine Davidson Rosalie Kieswetter ......Iane McKinney .......Marlene Miller . .....,. Bill Desenberg .........Iim Borofi BACK ROW: Bill Desenberg. Iim Borofi, Bill Gahman, Bob Miller. Max Cisco. MIDDLE ROW Bob Lyons, Rosalie Kieswetter, Iane McKinney. Susan Cremean, Bob Messick. FRONT ROW Mar lene Miller, Patsy Follas, Ioan Rhodes, Elaine Davidson. 42 BACK ROW: Warren Smith, Wesley Bryan, Hex Slechter, Robert Butt. Stanley Crider. MIDDLE ROW: Reed Kline, Gerald Strayer, Crena Riley. Eileen Louth, William Hatton. FRONT ROW: Velma Taylor, Beverly Carr, Evelyn Hardesty, Phyllis Steiner, Barbara Sanner. N IOR CLASS PLAY The juniors chose as their class play the comedy, "Meet Me in St. Louis." After much hard work, the play was presented December 5. The story was about the Smith family, who, after living in St. Louis all their lives, were about to be forced to move to New York C just as the World's Fair was startingj for economic reasons. But the four daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Smith rebelled, and did all sorts of mischievous tricks in order that they could stay in St. Louis. First, Tootie, the youngest daughter, derailed a trolley. Then came cat throwing, water bombing, leg biting, candy pinching, and wild singing in rapid succession, all with disastrous effects. Soon, however, all troubles were ironed out, and the curtain fell on a happy family and a pleased audience. 43 FUTURE HOMEMAKERS The Future Homemakers of America, under was organized just this year at Elida. The Club IOAN RHODES President ANNE STEVENSON Vice-President RUTH KELLER Secretary-Treasurer IOY MCCONNELL News Reporter OF AMERICA the direction of Miss Iones consists of home economics girls who are interested in home-making projects. BACK ROW: lane McKinney, Ianice Thomas, Marilyn Weaver, Beverly Kesler, Virginia Stevely, Miss Iones. FRONT ROW: Doris Preasar. Shirley Shock. Ioan Rhodes, Ruth Keller Anne Stevenson, Ioy McConnell, Connie Stemen. 44 BACK ROW: Robert Miller, Iohn Miller. Warren Smith, Robert Ruff, Iohn Ruby. MIDDLE ROW: Susan Cremean, Ann Breneman. Robert Messick, Barbara Sanner. Velma Taylor. FRONT ROW: Elaine Davidson. Shirley Shock. Phyllis Steiner, Janice Miller. HO GR SOCIETY Fourteen students from the junior and senior classes were privileged to attend the Honor Society Banquet, which was held May 7, at Spencerville. The students were chosen for their scholastic achievement. VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATOHIAN ANN BHENEMAN and SUSAN CREMEAN 45 WHO'S WHO BEST CITIZEN Max Cisco Ann Breneman IDEAL COUPLE Marlene Miller Bob Edwards MOST POPULAR Ronnie Strayer Patsy Follas BEST MANNERED Max Cisco Susan Cremean Howard Steiner BEST ATHLETE Ronnie Strayer Dorothy Edwards MOST INTELLIGENT Iim Gahman Ann Breneman Bob Messick MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Susan Cremean Bob Miller MOST VEBSATILE Max Cisco Patsy Follas MOST AMBITIOUS Max Cisco Crena Riley 'WITTIEST Myrna Murray I oe Iones MOST BASHFUL Betty Britenriker Herbert Brunk BEST DISPOSITION Max Cisco Nancy Detrick MOST TALENTED Marjorie Reese Ronnie Strayer BEST LOOKING Kay Shenk Gary Fowler NEATEST Kay Miller Gary Fowler FRIENDLIEST Max Cisco Patsy Follas CALE DAR SEPTEMBER 5-First day of school. 7-Football Olympia at Lima Stadium. Elida 6, Del- phos 0: St. Rose 6, Elida 0. ll-First Lyceum-Marionette Show. Cheerleader try- outs. 14-Forest 31. Elida 6. Who wasn't injured? 19-G.A.A. initiation. Fishworms-Ugh! Iuniors receive rings. 20-Class officers elected. 21-Columbus Grove 0. Elida 0. Three senior girls get sick over cider. 24-Grades 7-11 have pictures taken by Mr. Killion. Z5-Varsity "E" elects officers. 27-Representative from Arthur Murray Dance Studio organizes dance class. 28-First edition of "Bulldog Review." Elida wins first football game in two years. Elida 7. Shawnee 0. 29-Seniors have paper drive. Football team goes to Columbus to see football game. Mr. Swank acquires a traffic ticket!! OCTOBER 1-lim Boroff burns finger in Chemistry lab. 2-Home Economics teachers have a meeting at Elida. 3-First Arthur Murray dance lesson. 4-Hemnon-Nelson Tests given to grades 8, 10. and 12. 5-Elida 12, Lafayette 8. Patsy Follas chosen Home- coming Queen. 6-Seniors have paper drive. Iuniors also have paper drive. 9-Senior girls defeat Harrod girls in Soccer game 2-D. 1U-Iuniors select class play. "Meet Me in St. Louis." 12-Elida defeats Pandora 26-7. 16-Mr. Killion retakes pictures of grades 7-11. Who broke the camera? 17-Elida bank robbed. 18-Hurrah! No school. Teachers Workshop held at Elida. Elida defeats Delphos Iefferson 38-14. Queen Patsy Follas reigns. -No school again! Teachers meeting at Toledo. -Seniors have pictures taken at Tiffon. -Representative from Heidelberg College speaks to seniors. -Bulldogs defeat Rockford 20-12. -X-Ray Mobile at Elida. NOVEMBER -Classes select candidates for Carnival King and Queen. -Elida loses second football game to Spencerville, 20-14. 7-Voters pass school bond issue. 8-Seniors order their commencement invitations. Ioe Iones wins radio in magazine contest. -Last football game of the season. Elida 20, Wapak St. Ioe, 7. -Alumni football game. -Lyceum program - Clay modeling. Sophomores Diana Desenberg and Ronnie Strayer reign at the annual school carnival. -Thanksgiving Vacation. Z3-Thanksgiving Vacation. Seniors sponsor square dance. -Elida loses first basketball game of the season to Columbus Grove. 30-Gomer basketball team whips Bulldogs. DECEMBER 3-Boles-Dandurand photographer takes pictures for the annual. -Iuniors present class play, "Meet Me in St. Louis." -Bulldogs lost to Waynesfield. -Elida loses a close one to Harrod. -Beaverdam defeats Elida. -Seniors have bake sale at Montgomery Wards in Lima. -Mrs. Bright goes to Columbus for Teachers' Meeting. -No school because of ice and snow. 1951-52 IANUARY MARCH 4-Elida bows to Lafayette. 63-53. 3 7--Everyone happy to be back in school again? 4 8-Elida defeated by Shawnee 51-58. 5 --Sophomores sponsor skating party. -Typing classes take field trip to Lima Central. -Spring Concert presented by Band. 9-Representative from Findlay College speaks to 15-Athletic Banquet. Seniors- 18-Lyceum program-The Merchant of Venice. 11wBUHd095 lose lo Gomer- 21-Eisteddfod Preliminaries. 15-Farmers' Inslllule- 27-"One Mad Night." senior class play, presented. 17'FGfm9f5' Insmule' 28-Seniors give repeat performance of their class play, 18-Delphos Iefterson defeats Elida. 22-Elida basketball team gives Harrod a scare, but 29 loses to them. 24-Bulldog visits Chemistry class. 25-Elida loses to Beaverdam. 29-Bulldogs are defeated by Rockford. 30-G.A.A. basketball team goes to Harrod and de- feats them 16-14. "One Mad Night." -Soloists and ensembles go to Lima Central for Northwest District Auditions. APRIL 3 -Pre-school Health Clinic. 5-Band, Girls' Glee Club, and Mixed Chorus go to Ada for Northwest District Auditions. FEBRUARY 10-Mixed Chorus presents Easter Cantata. Spencerville defeats Elida. Mr. Leis leaves Elida for trucking business. Mr. Boger joins teaching staff at Elida. Elida defeated by Spencerville. Elida defeats Lafayette 38-33. Hurrah for the Bull- dogs! -Freshman class party. What games did they play? -Allen County Tournament at Bluffton. We lose to Gomer in an overtime. We lose to Beaverdam in tournament game at Bluffton. -G.A.A. basketball team loses to Comer. -No school. Seniors make doughnuts. -Seniors make more doughnuts. -Operetta, "Slip of the Slipper." presented by music department. -Class tournaments. Sophomores take all. Junior class sponsors leap year dance. 16-Allen County Teachers' Banquet at Bath. 17-Eighth grade tests. 18-No school. Eisteddfocl at Shawnee. 25-Track meet at Pandora. MAY 2-Iunior-Senior Prom. 7-Honor Society Banquet at Spencerville. 18--Baccalaureate. 20-Last day for seniors. 23-Commencement. 28-Last day of school. Another year of school pleted. C0111 OPERETTA SN APS The Countess receives an invitation to the ba11 Cinderella and her godmother Introducing Prince Frederick 50 5529335 :fy X s 5 DON CROWE MAX CISCO IIM BOROFF BONNIE STRAYER IIM GAHMAN BOB MILLER GARY FOWLER IOHN MILLER TOM MILLER DON LEIS BOB RUFF 52 2 Q60 VARSITY FOOTBALL BROOKS MAY HOWARD STEINER BOB EDWARDS IOHN RUBY WARREN SMITH ED DAVIS ELDON STIRN REX SLECHTER BILL DESENBERG GERALD STRAYER 53 t fir BACK ROW: Mr. Schreiber, Bob Burden, Danny Cheney. Glenn Iones, Howard Steiner, Tommy Miller, Iim Gahman, Gary Fowler. Ronnie Strayer. Don Leis, Brooks May, Dick Kesler, Kermit May, Mr. Burdette..SECOND ROW: David Collins, Fred Comston, Reed Kline. Ed Davis, Gerald Strayer, Robert Ruff, Rex Slechter, Warren Smith, Iohn Ruby. Louis Hadding. Wesley Byran, Lowell Crider, Don Wade. FRONT ROW: Ronnie Reynolds, Max Cisco. Iohn Miller, Bill Desenberg, Eldon Stirn, lim Borofl, Robert Miller, Don Crowe, Robert Edwards, Danny Kline. VARSITY FOOTBALL The 1951 Edition of the Elida football team started the season as a big question mark but as the weeks rolled by the boys were tasting a bit of success. Evidently they enjoyed coming out on top, for when they put away their grid togs in November they had posted a record of six wins with one tie and two defeats. They played well most of the way and will probably remember the Shawnee and Columbus Grove games as their most inspiring showings. UNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL BACK ROW: Mr. Schreiber, Dick Mann, David Peltier, Morris Morgret, Dale Stever, Sam Steiner. Carl Evans. Richard Dawson. Gary Srouie, Billy Good. SECOND ROW: Arthur Kimmel, Kenny Miller. Lisle Smith, Robert Keller. LaRee Little, lack Keller. Charles Fair, Lyle May, Paul Srouie, Dick Iacobs. Mr, Burdette. FRONT ROW: Dan Cheney, Ronald Reynolds. Fred Comston. Robert Burden, Glenn Iones, Richard Kesler, Danny Kline, Kermit May. 54 VARSITY CHEERLEADERS MARLENE MILLER, CONNIE DETRICK, IANICE MILLER. KAY SHENK. VARSITY BASKETBALL This year the basketball team was composed of boys from the sophomore, junior. and senior classes. They were coached for the iirst time by Mr. Bur- dette. To a senior, Eldon Stirn, went the honor of captain. Although they suffered losses, the boys showed good teamwork and, most important of all, good sportsmanship. Also, many oi the underclassmen were given an opportunity to get the experience necessary to a good player. We are looking forward to seeing these boys in future years. VARSITY AND RESERVE TEAM IDENTIFICATION BACK ROW: Max Cisco, Howard Steiner. Charles Harrod. Ronnie Strayer, Ioe Iones, Rex Slechter, Iim Boroff, Gary Fowler, Eldon Stirn, Don Leis, Ronnie Bowers. FRONT ROW: Mr. Bur- dette, Ioe Ponting, Don Sandy, Darrel Brant, Iim Gahman. Dick Musselman, Tom Miller, Iohn Thompson. Robert Heath, David Collins. 55 if A 1--J. i , X ,. Qs ef' 5? :Sl S '55 XM, A - my w N J EIT ,F 2' fl gf Q fi as M 5 Q sywwwi .ffm M . is M K A A Y :vw S , J . .... QS A 1 n I xv' it V . w ' q Q A YS ii .,,. A 'jr M - A A S N?- '5 X' E :Q wir 1' Y 9 W ,J JU IOR HIGH BASKETBALL BACK ROW: Gary Iohns, Paul Srouie, Arthur Kimmel, Ronnie Gleason, Douglas Shenk. William Morris, Ronald LaRue, Kenny Miller. SECOND ROW: Ronald Nichols, Don Britenriker. Kenneth Lyle, Ronald Green, Dale Stever, lack McConnell, Dick Markel, Rodney McKinney, Leonard Hartman, Lyle May. FRONT ROW: Gary Sroufe, Craig Boate, Ronald Reynolds, Orlo Lewis, Danny Cheney, Don Glass. lack Keller, Fred Comston, David Peltier, Lisle Smith. IUNIOR HIGH CHEERLEADERS BARBARA BAXTER, SUE RUBY, KAREN IOHNS. 58 I . , 1. First down! 2. Working? 3. Soccer qczme 4. Pile-up 5. Two for Elida 6. Batter-up 59 , .. W, I. , H BACK ROW: Don Leis, Ronnie Strayer, Gary Fowler, Brooks May, Iohn Ruby, Bill Hatton, Gerald Strayer. MIDDLE ROW: Howard Steiner, Iim Fletcher, Eldon Stirn, Bill Cah man, Rex Slechter, Warren Smith, LaDoyt Little, Mr. Schrei- ber. FRONT ROW: Charles Harrod, Bob Edwards, Don Crowe, Robert Miller, Iohri Miller. Bill Desenberg, Max Cisco. Iim Boroft. VARSITY "E" This organization is composed of boys who earn letters in a major sport. The senior mem- bers ot the club receive a minature gold football, basketball, baseball or track shoe, depend- ing on the sport in which his letter has been won. The following boys were chosen as officers: President, Iohn Miller: Vice-President, Bill Desenberg: Secretary-Treasurer, Robert Miller: Sergeant-at-Arms, Don Crowe. This year Mr. Schreiber and Mr. Burdette were the advisors. This year the club sold refreshments at basketball games and took their annual trip to an athletic event. VARSITY "E" OFFICERS DON CROWE Sergeant-at-Arms IOHN MILLER President BILL DESENBERG Vice-President ROBERT MILLER Secretary-Treasurer 60 G. A .A. This year the G.A.A. has a membership ot tiity-nine. The girls chose for their ofticers of the 1951-52 school year the tol- lowing: President, Doroihy Ed- wards: Vice-President, Ann Bren- eman: Secretary-Treasurer, Su- san Cremean. The members sold mums at the homecoming game and sponsored a Valentine dance after a basketball game. Awards were given to members who earned them. They are as fol- lows: chevrons, numerals, let- ters. pins, and certificates. Group One- BACK ROW: Phyllis Cook, Stella Frysinger, Karen Iohn, Evelyn Hardesty, Connie Detrick. Peggy McConnell, Peggy Cox. Mary Crowe, Lynda Holtzapple. MIDDLE ROW: Mrs. Boros, An- namae Bryan, Patsy Follas. Bev- erly Kesler, Mary Egten, Nancy Detrick, Ianet Hilleary, Doris Githens, Ioyce Musser. FRONT ROW: Ianice Miller, Phyllis Wagner, Ioann Gannon, Ann Breneman, Dorothy Edwards, Su- san Cremean, Ioan Meier, Ioy McConnell, Carroll Cox. Group Two - BACK ROW: Ianet Thompson, Martha Parrott, Velma Taylor, Kay Shenk, Shirley Shock, Kay Miller, Sharon Willitms. Lois Meier. Rosalie Kieswetter, lean Driver, Treva Collins. MIDDLE ROW: Mrs. Boros, Deloris De- Vore, Dorothy Welker, Myrna Murray, Nancy Hines, Ieanine Wade, Marilyn Weaver. Helen McCue, Ioan Parrott, Anne Ste- venson. FRONT ROW: Janice Miller, Barbara Sanner. Marlene Miller, Ioyce Mikesell, lane Mc- Kinney, Ianice Thomas, Ruth Keller. Phyllis Steiner, Diana De- senberg, Ioan Rhodes. lunior High Identification -- BACK ROW: Georgianna Har- rod, Shirley Hawk. Patty Foust, Martha Dawson, Mary Collins. Barbara Meier, Sarah Brant, Carolyn Cisco. MIDDLE ROW: Pat Detrick, Mary Franks, lean Ann Moore, Barbara Mikesell, Betty Clark, Ruth Mayer, Doro- thy Mayer, Barbara Keller, Mrs. Boros. FRONT ROW: Dorothy Stemen, Marilyn Cox, Elnora Heath, Patricia Huber, Sonya Best, Kay Bowers, Barbara Mo- sier, Elaine Baker, Carol Colley. Pat:-Qnqe Uur p4daIertiAe1-A LIMA . . . . 63-78 DELPHOS .... 79-82 ELIDA. . . . 83-91 CONGRATULATIONS ond BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF '52 KELLY COAL 81 BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Whole and Retail Building Materials Phone 2-6301 III9 S. Metcalf St. LIMA, OHIO I A xixgl '!.4,x NN BASlNGER'S JEWELRY STORE DIAMONDS WATCHES I4O N. Mom Lama, o. CHRISTY EQUIPMENT co. JOHN DEERE-NEW HOLLAND COBEY FARM MACHINERY L I MA-ADA-OTTAWA WANT AD IN KANSAS PAPER: Young farmer wants to meet marriage- able girl with tractor. Please send picture of tractor. OSCAR KURTZ Salesman for Christy EquIpmeI1t ELIDA, OHIO Compgmenla ana! gui woken EI.InA FINE SENIoIzS Enom A FINE SCHOOL JB Steel Products The Lima Iron Gm Metal Co. LIMA, OHIO MISS KNOX: Myrna, this is Ihe fifth day in a row I've had to pun'sh you. What do you have to say for yourself? MYRNA: Gee I'm glad it's Friday. Credit with Hort-Easy to Start Hang T l26 Y. IIIGII ST: llll, 0Ill0 GREETINGS TO THE CLASS H O 0 V E R ' S OF I952 SEWING MACHINES and Ze 3 APPLIANCES gy EVERYTHING IN WESTINGHOUSE 322-324 North Main St. Phdhe Limd, 54' WESTERN OHIO LUMBER COMPANY 124 East Vine Street LUMBER BUILDING MATERIAL Tel ph 49661 LIMA OHIO COIYIIOAIN. elltzf of NATIONAL BUILDING CORPORATION OPERATORS OF NATIONAL BANK BUILDING LIMA, OHIO 65 T. R. CHILES 84 SON FUNERAL HOME AMBULANCE CDAY OR NIGHT? OXYGEN RESUSCITATOR AND INHALATOR 3 o- mai 53' -o CNN I :ln Q, 'O 55" :SJ- N 'Neo an an LMS.. E252 UQ-I6 :EEE- U51-A Urn! Eggo om - -g:OU I-MII 1 Hand Place, in Unk TIIE IIIIIO STEEL FIIIIIIIJIIY CII. LIMA OHIO WILLIAM BROTHERS SUPER MARKET THE DESHLER COMPLETE SELF-SERVICE INSURANCE AGENCY O Latham Avenue COMPLETE LIMA OHIO INSURANCE SERVICE O MR. SWANK: "You spoiled my cxrticle Masonic BId9' Lima' ohio by ci misprintf' Phone 20501 ROSALIE: "I'm sorry. What did we get wrong?" OWNERS MB. SWANK: "A proverb I used. You primed. 'Q word to the wife is suificient'." E. H. Deshler - D. T. Deshler 67 Comliments of CARL A. REDDERSEN CONGRATULATIONS TAILORS - - HATTERS from HABERDASHER I42 South Main St. Limo, O. MEIIIIIIW IIIILII DAIRY IT IT'S WORTH PROTECTING, IT SHOULD BE INSURED WITH DAVISSON, SOLIDAY, SULLIVAN LIMA 0 OHIO All Forms of Insurance IOO2 Notionol Bank Bldg. Phone 956IO Limo, Ohio gomiohm Clltfi of ROPE TRUCK SALES, INC. LIMA - ol-no INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS AND BUSES PARTS SALES AND SERVICE Phone No. 48241 68 l Officer: "Miss you were doing sixty miles an hour." Phyllis: "Oh isn't that splendid! I only learned to drive yesterday." S M I T H 'muck SALES s. sskvlce G M C Truck Distributor Gas and Diesel Repairs and Service Phone 47611 1000 W. Grand Ave. Lima, Ohio Nesbitt's Sandwich Shop FROSTED MALTS-HAMBURGERS FRENCH FRIES OPPOSITE POST OFFICE LIMA, OHIO OLIVER SALES - SERVICE Cost Reducing Equipment Come in . . . Let's Get Acquainted HALKER IMPLEMENT CO. 1030 Findlay Rd. Lima, Ohio PATSY: "Are you engaged to marry Toby? ROSIE: "Yes. I've promised to marry him as soon as he has made his fortune." PATSY: "That isn't an engagement. that's an option." Webb Insurance Agency Inc. PHONE 4-0631 212 West High Street Lima Ohio FOR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICE NEW AND REBUILT MOTORS Electric Motor Rewinding 81 Parts The LIMA ARMATU RE WORKS I42 East Pearl Sf. Lima, Ohio THE LEADER Lima's Leading Detp. Store Entronces on MAIN AND HIGH ST. Shop in Air Conditioned Comfort 140 West High Street l Lima, Ohio PLEZOL POTATO BREAD We dor1't bake all the bread, so we make the best of it. O LIMA, OHIO IIM B.: "I shot my dog." IOHN M.: "Was he mad?" IIM B.: "Well, it didn't seem to excxclly please him." COMPLIMENTS OF EBLING SUPPLY COMPANY Brice and Metcalf Streets LIMA, OHIO MRS. BRIGHT: "Nome five things that contain milk." CHARLES: "Thcii's easy. Ice crecrm butter, cheese and two cows." PANGLE'S MASTER MARKET Corner of Central Ave. and Circular St. LIMA, OHIO Where Over 40,000 People Shop Every Week 40,000 People Can't Be Wrong Compliments of ART and BILL HI-GRADE DAIRY BAR 325 N. Cole St. LIMA OHIO Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of l952 9 THE CENTRAL BUILDING AND LOAN COMPANY I24 W. High St. Lima, Ohio COIYIIQAIYI ellfrf of Geo. T. Kocher Lumlaer Co. East Elm and Jackson Streets at the River LIMA ' OHIO ongrafufafiond fo fke 64155 o 32" BAIIIWI -IIIVIA-HAIVIIIIII IIUIIPIIIIAIIII IIMA-HAMIIIUN nlvlsmm THE LIMA CEMENT PRODUCTS INC. CONCRETE BLOCK 8. BRICK LIGHTWEIGHT BLOCK Phone 563OI Limo, Ohio BUNGALOW PHARMACY PasscmP'rloN Dnueelsrs Phone 8951 I Market at Baxter LIMA, OHIO Bob: "Come-flee with me." MARLENE: "I ccm't flee with you: I'm wearing my fc1ther's pants. It would be terrible to see the headlines in tomorrow's papers: "FLEES IN FAT!-IER'S PANTS." f 4 EI:EEIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE5 f illllilililfllllll I ..:1 Headquarters for Graduation Gifts Hughes and Son-Jewelers 55 Public Square Lima, O. Father answering telephone- "Dreamboat is not at her pier just now THE NATIONAL LIME AND STONE COMPANY LIMA RIMER MOHLER'S FLOWERS ll2 West Market Street and lO52 Bellefontaine Avenue Congratulations and Good Wishes to every member of the graduating class. Whether you go on to college, or start immediately to work, you'll find help in the many friendly services of the Metropolitan Bank. We invite you to make full use of them. Nlvvvovvovooq Uhr illlrtrnpnliian Rank Lima, Ohio The Bank for Everyone MEMBER FEDERAI. DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 73 Who won TH, TOP Y6SlefC1ffly'S SANDWICH SHOP game U 312 N. MOIn St. . LIMA, OHIO Whether you got the score by radio, tele- vision, or newspaper, electricity helped bring it to you! Newspapers use dozens of electrical aids to speed the news. You can hear a whole game on the radio for leefhill a Pe'mY'E1ec' WHOLESALE a. RETAIL triclty is the sport fan's friend. Phone 3-1247 1204 N, Cole St 'W OHIQMSQWER as LIMA, OHIO BILL D.: "I'd like to go to cr woman dentist." MAX C.: "Why do you want to go to a woman dentist?" BILL D.: "Because it would be cr pleu- sure to have a woman say open your mouth instead of shut up." Where your musical needs Ore served best . . . By Musicians ZENDER MUSIC STORE Hank Armantrout 134 E. High St. Lima, Ohio 74 COMPLETE BANKING AND TRUST SERVICE UNDER ONE ROOF Bank of Lima The National LIMA 0 OHIO Coml iments of RA L P H 'S 2102 Elido Rood Election year is when cr President is picked out: the next four years he is picked on. Member Federol Reserve System Member Federol Deposit Insurance orp. CANDYLAND A. A. MINES DAN'5 LANDSCAPING HOMEMADE ICE CREAM BLACK TOPPING DRIVES 8- WALKS 537 S. Moin St. Phone 2-I55I I5OO W. Elm LIMA, OHIO LIMA, oHlo THE LIMA PACKING COMPANY KEYSTONE MEAT PRODUCTS Lima, Ohio THE LIMA LUMBER CO. Everything in Building Materials Hardware and Appliances Penn. RR, ond Delphos Ave. Phone 7-399I Limo, Ohio gff ggii ,r n lffffbrllfl-'1 LIFT FOR LIFE TURNER IMPLEMENT CO. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER FARMALL TRACTORS FARM MACHINERY o REFRIGERATION HOME FREEZERS Phone 4-1461 I33 Woter St. Limo, Ohio Mr. Swank to Charles Harrod: "Why didn't you answer me?" Charles: "I did shake my head." Mr. Swank: "Wel1, you didn't expeci me to hear it rattle way up here did you?" Hales-Dandurand Studia SCHOOL AND COLLEGE PORTRAITS COMPLETE ANNUAL SERVICE QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS-REASONABLE RATES I23V2 S. Washington ST. Phone 2439 TIFFIN, on-no LARGEST SELECTION OF GOOD USED CARS IN THIS SECTION JOHN HODOSKO 81 SON OF OHIO JEWELER UMA 2IO North Elizabeth St. OHIO "Guaranteed Cars" TERMS AND FAIR TRADES WATCHES i Hamilton Longmes Vine Street and St. Johns Ave. Elgin Wittnauer Phone 3727I Limo, Ohio Harvel ALLEN COUNTY TRACTOR 81 IMPLEMENT, INC. SALES 81 SERVICE 825 Findlay Road Lima, Ohio MR. LEIS: "But surely, you didn't tell him straight out that you loved himI" PHYLLIS: "Goodness no, he had to squeeze it out of me!" COMPLIMENTS OF FOLLAND-HALL MOTOR SALES, INC. Authorized LINCOLN AND MERCURY DEALER Sales - Service - Parts 545 West High St, Phone 26771 LIMA, OHIO STIPPICH HARDWARE Esmbnshed 1927 300-306 N. Main Street Opposite Courthouse Appliances-Paints-Housewares LIMA, OHIO HERFF JONES CO. JEWELERS for All Schools in Allen County R, J. Dickens, Representative "Er-ra, Dad," stammered Charles, "I'm in love with a girl and- "We11," interrupted Char1es's father, "You cou1dn't have made a better choice." Compliments of THE SCHERGER MEMDRIALS 507-511 NORTH MAIN STREET DELPHOS, OHIO SCOTT'S GROCERY FOR FINE FOODS DELPHOS, OHIO Compliments of THE COMMERCIAL BANK Delphos, Ohio Established I 887 Capital ....... SlO0,000.00 Surplus .... ....... 2 00,000.00 O D E N W E L L E R Checking Accounts Savings Accounts o Safe Deposit CLOTHES FOR MEN and AND BOYS Complete Banking Service Member of DELPHOS Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation COMPLIMENTS or R A A B E MOTOR SALES Phone 68Ol De l phos Ohio IIM: "Whczt's the dfference belween cx sewing machine and a kiss?" MAX: "I don't know, what is the difference?" IIM: "One sews seams so nice and the other seems so nice!" Phone 7811 201 S. Clay The Delphos Printing , , HORINE LUMBER CO. and Publishing Oak, Birch, Mahogany, and Pine cornpany for Manual Training Delphos, Ohio The DELPHOS DAILY HERALD The height of laziness - the man who The will stand with a cocktail shaker in his hand waiting for an earthquake. DELPHOS TWICE-A-WEEK COU RANT HAHTEH and SUN flmem! JJOW Distinctive Service TWO NEW AND MODERN AMBULANCES TO SERVE YOU Equipped with Oxygen PHONE: 4021 DELPHOS, OHIO 80 LION CLOTHING DELPHOS, oHlo PEOPLE'S NATIONAL BANK Established 1864 o The Oldest Bank in Allen County The Bank of Friendly Service Known for Good Clothes Courteooulsd Service DELPHOS' OHIO Compliments of St. Marys Packing Pockers of FANCY CANNED FOODS DELPHOS, OHIO Compliments of SH EETER MOTOR SALES DODGE ond PLYMOUTH MOTOR CARS Sheeter Form Equipment Dealer ALLIS-CHALMERS FARM MACHINERY COMPLIMENTS OF THE RICKER LUMBER CO. A. J. Bonifas Owner Timid man proposing over the phone: "Miss Reese?" WOMAN: "Yes, Miss Reese speaking." MAN: "We1l-er. will you marry me, Miss Reese?" WOMAN: "Yes! Who's speaking?" IVII-ISSEY-HIIIIIIIS TRACTORS-COMBINES IMPLEMENTS Long Farm Equipment ELIDA, OHIO Phones: I9-2682-268 An Elida High School Student feels High School Cheers are not in keeping with the dignity of the students. He pro- poses the following changes: 1. Instead of "Get the bal1" Obtain the oblate spheroid. 2. Rather than "Hold the line" Impede the foe's forward thrust along the two di- mensional entity. 3. For "GO team go" Proceed, oh valiant, proceed, hey!! 4. Instead of "We want a touchdown" We demand a thrust forward maintaining as our objective the passage of our ad- Versary's goal. 5. And for "Hit 'em again harder" Henceforth, smite them more fiercely than you smote them heretore. ON YOUR BIRTHDAY SEND YOUR MOTHER FLOWERS SHE'LL LOVE IT FETTIG'S FLOWERS Delphos Ohio LINCOLN HIGHWAY DAIRY High Grade Butter Homogenized and Pasteurized DAIRY PRODUCTS DELPHOS, OHIO HE: "Since I met you I can't eat. I can't sleep. I can't drink." SHE: Shyly: "Why not?" HE: "I'm broke." WRIGHT'S GENERAL REPAIR CHARLES W. LITTLE BUILDER OF MODERN Homes o 5T'jf1,D,5"2,'f,4s0'L Phone 19-2064 R. No. 2, Elido o ATLAS dTIRES on ACCESSORIES MEATS - GROCERIES o SHELL GAS 'ez '94704 3376 A"e"""" Rd' Phone 19-2313 3397 Allentown Rd. Allentown, Ohio Allentown, Ohio HOLTZAPPLE'S SERVICE STATION EARL - AND - DON ART: "Were you ever married?" THIS: "Yeah, but my wife ran away." ART: "How did that happen?" 0 THIS: "She ran away when I was tak- ing a bath." ART: "I'1I bet she waited years for the CQAL HARDWARE opportunity." FERTILIZER Durotherm Fuel Oil Heaters JOHNS AND STRAYER PLUMBING AND HEATING Q WINKLER OIL BURNERS ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS EI-IDA, QI-H0 Tel. NO. 19-2171 Lima I9-2274 Elido 39 HOLTZAPPLE POULTRY FARM EGGS BABY CHICKS POULTRY SUPPLIES AND FEEDS ELIDA 0 OHIO 84 STRAYER'S QUALITY GROCERIES TELEPHONES: Limo: I9-2531 MEATS ELIDA: MAIN 40 CONGRATULATIONS BEST W'5HE5 to the AND CLASS OF '52 BEST W'5HE5 DR. R. M. BAILEY 0 THE BAND BOOSTERS 85 ALLEN CO. TRACTOR Gm IMPL. CORP. ELIDA, OHIO FORD DEARBORN Tractor Farm Equipment SALES AND SERVICE FORD FARMING Means Less Work . . . More Income Per Acre D. W. KRUSE COMPLIMENTS . Standard Oil Distributor Fuel Oils o Tractor Fuels ENSLEN'S STORE PIWOFIG El1dCl, Ohio 0 THE TELEPHONE, FARMERS mx Limo 19-2281 Elido 474 ELIDA 0 OHIO P. E. GOOD 0 STOCK YARDS Highest Prices Paid M for Livestock and ember wool Federal Deposit Insurance OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK corporation Phones-Limo 192458, Elido 1B or 1R 86 KRUSFS TOP NOTCH RESTAURANT ONE STOP SERVICE OPEN 24 HOURS Shell Service Lubrication Lunches - - - Short Orders FOR THAT ATTRACTIVE LOOK SEE COOK COOKE BARBER SHOP ELIDA - OHIO Hair Tonics fnnzpldrludd, DK, FOUST AUTO RADIATOR COMPANY 'I06-I08 WEST WAYNE STREET LIMA, OHIO 87 GLEN EUPUS jgzridf Phone: 64099 One Mile South of Allentown LRWRENEE FRUIT MRRKET PLANT SALES FROZEN FOODS FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES GENERAL LINE OF GROCERIES 9 Route 30 S. DELPHOS-ELIDA ROAD BETTYS BEAUTY SHOP Main 72 Elida, Ohio 19-2111 Cold Wave and Machineless Permanents Hair Cutting andlCoIoring and Manicures LONG'S BARBER SHOP ELIDA, ol-no 88 KRUSE'S 0 SOHIO SERVICE 0 STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS O Tires and Accessories O Limo I9-2I8I Elido Moin 70 ELIDA MILLWORK and LUMBER CO. JOHN KESN ER W. 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No. 2 To flirt is always very wrong, I don't, Wild girls chase wine, and men, and song, I don't. I kiss no boys. not even one. In fact I don't know how it's done. You wouldn't think I have much fun, Mutual l 50 I don't. We Distribute Grade A Milk and Dairy Products I. HEFNER and SON'S DAIRY They are Carefully Selected and Carefully Handled A Trial Order Will Prove to You That We Have Quality Dairy Products 91


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