Elston High School - Elstonian Yearbook (Michigan City, IN)

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‘‘No student feels himself alone The while he bravely stands Between the best friends ever known His two good, honest hands.”The Senior Class, Under. the Editorship oe -Jean Robinson, Business Management of Raymond Robeson, and Art Direction of Rose Neid — Presents T1HE 193J3 j J The Yearbook of Isaac Elston High School Michigan City, Indiana . CMr M. C. Murray, superintendent of city schools Three students graduated in 1871; over two hundred, in 1935. This year, 1935, marks the three hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Boston Latin Grammar School, the first American high school. Since that time im-provements have been made continually, until we now possess a secondary school system unioue in the educational history of the world. In 1871, three girls, Mary Behan, Alice Brett, and Sarah Farrar composed the first graduating class of Michigan City High School, located at Fourth and Pine Streets. Mr. S. E. Miller was the first superintendent. Central School was built in 1876, and Mr. J. C. Black became superintendent. He was succeeded by Mr. Edward Boyle, during whose term the building was destroyed by fire in 1896. During the reconstruction, classes were held in Barker Hall. In 1904, Mr. L. W. Keeler became superintendent. The second Michigan City High School, (now the junior high school), erected in 1909 over an old cemetery at Detroit and Spring Streets, was named in honor of Isaac C. Elston, a worthy pioneer of this city and the donor of the land for the school. This building served until 1924 when increase of enrollment necessitated building the present senior high school.C H O 0 t FACULTY § E N I 0 R § JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESH MEN T. Miller H. Miller D. M. Hutton The Board of Education Although the students’ contact with the Board of Education is indirect, yet this body is the controlling influence of the entire school city, and it plays a great part in shaping the destinies of our high school. We sincerely appreciate the work which the Board of Education does for us, and we extend to each member a wish for happiness and success in their work. A. Schilf M. HallerMr. M. L. Knapp Princip? Our School The modern idea of a high school education is a very broad one. We realize more and more that not all students can hope to fill the same positions in this world. With this realization in view . a modern system of education has been developed in the Michigan City High School. Ji| To meet the needs of all students, our high school offers three different curriculums: namely, academic, commercial, and vocational. There is no distinct division between these courses because they can be fused to give the student a spattering of each if he so desires. The Academic Curriculum prepares one for college; the Commercial Curriculum prepares a student for the business world; the Vocational Curriculum prepares boys for various fields of mechanics and manual labor and prepares girls for the many phases of domestic science. However, if one takes the required subjects in any one course, although he may graduate in that course, through electives he may choose subjects in either or both of the other courses. Thus where, formerly, the only subjects taught were college preparatory, now the student in our high school has every educational advantage in any line of work he wishes to follow. Another outstanding feature of the high school of today is the wide range of extra-curricular activities which are offered to all students who wish to enter them. Perhaps the most outstanding outside activity this year was basketball, because our season was so very successful. However, there were many more activities which were just as important but which were not given so much publicity. The other sports—football, wrestling, track, baseball, and golf for boys, and soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, volley ball, and track for girls—received much attention. The importance of music in our high school cannot be overestimated. We have a glee club, a band, an orchestra, and several string ensembles. Dramatic work and Discussion League benefit many students each year. Beside these, there are many clubs and other activities which students may enter, such as Girls’ League, Boosters’ Club, Latin Club, German Club, Black-friars’, Thespians, and Hi-Y. All these student activities are intended to develop leadership and to bring out the talents and ability of every student. In this far-reaching program, the thirty-eight members of the faculty play an important part, not only in teaching the courses offered in the three general curriculums but also in sponsoring the many student activities. Mr. M. L. Knapp, our principal, heads the faculty. His twenty-two years of experience have made him a very capable guide of the destiny of Isaac C. Elston High School. Mr. Knapp received his A. B. degree at Indiana University and took his M. A. degree at Columbia University. His never-tiring efforts in furthering the ideals of our school have won for him the respect and admiration of everyone with whom he has come in contact.Faculty Frances C. Sebesta Physical Education and Health Kendall College, B. P. E.; Indiana State Teachers' College, A. B.; University of Chicago. Sponsor of G. A. A. Loren E. Ellis Physical Training Indiana State College, B. S.; Franklin College. Basketball Coach. Elisabeth Cole Lee Biology Ohio State University, B. S.; Massachusetts Tech; Michigan Biological Station; Purdue; Cornell. Russell B. Troyer Physics Indiana University, B. S. and A. B.; Ball State Teachers’ College; Marion Normal College; University of Chicago. Chairman of Finance Committee and Treasurer of high school organizations. Ina Wolf Orchestra and String Instruments Lewis Institute; Crane Junior College; Columbia School of Music, B. S. M. and Bachelor of Violin; Northwestern University. Sponsor of Symphony Orchestra. T. A. Gill Physical Education Indiana University, A. B.; Purdue University. Athletic Director; Football and Wrestling Coach. Eva Zink Commercial Arithmetic and Junior Business Training Indiana University, A. B.; University of Chicago. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Grace Hart Home Economics Ohio Wesleyan University, A. B.; University of Chicago. Bern Risacher Fundamental Art, Interior Decoration, Crafts Art Institute. Palmer J. Myran Band St. Olaf College, A. B.; Diploma in Violin and Theory, Bush Conservatory. Director of Band.Faculty Emily Davidson English University of Wisconsin, A. B.; Northwestern University. Sponsor o f Black friars; Freshman Class Sponsor. Arthur J. Parsons Civics, Economics, U. S. History Ohio Wesleyan University, A. B.; University of Chicago; University of Wisconsin; Columbia University. Sponsor of Honor Society, Golf Coach; Sophomore Class Sponsor. Alice Bell Stenography South Bend Business College; Indiana University; University of Notre Dame. Sponsor o f Commerce Club. Lester W. Smith Chemistry Albion College, A. B.; University o f Illinois, M. A. Mabel Engstrom United States History and Advanced Social Science. Indiana University, A. B.; University of Chicago, M. A.; Columbia University; Harvard University. Advisor of Student Co-operative Government. James H. Griffin Algebra and Geometry Wittenberg, A. B.; University of Illinois, M. A.; University of Chicago. Senior Class Sponsor. Cornelia Anderson English and Latin Western Reserve University, l h. B.; School of Social Service at University of Chicago. Ollie Gardner Speech, Journalism, English. Indiana University, A. B.; Northwestern University. Sponsor of Discussion League and Crimson Comet. Frances McConkey English Southwest Missouri State Teachers’ College, B. S.; University of California. George Irgang English and Occupations University o f Chicago, Ph. B. Supervisor of Senior Hi-Y; Sponsor of Hall Patrol.Ralph K. Sellers Commercial Law, Salesmanship, and Bookkeeping Manchester College, A. B. Sponsor of Commerce Club. Bernice Mann Typing, Shorthand, Bookkeeping Western State Normal College; University of Chicago; Valparaiso University. Sponsor of Commerce Club. Florence Kelly Home Economics Columbia University, B. S.; Valparaiso University; University of California, University o f Chicago, University of Colorado. Senior High Representative of Junior Red Cross. Emma Schwabenland History University of Colorado, A. B. and M. A.; University of Breslau, Germany; University of California. Junior Class Sponsor. H. E. TenHarkel Music History, Choral Music Lawrence Conservatory of Music, B. M.; Calvin College; Interlaken Music-Camp. Director of Glee Club; Freshman Class Sponsor. Faculty Goldie Shepherd English Miami University, B. S.; University of California. Senior Class Sponsor; Sponsor of Black friars and Thespians. Orlando Johnson Machine Drawing, Shop Mathematics, Vocations Valparaiso University, B. S.; Indiana University, M. S.; Universitv of Michigan. Director o f Vocational Education and Supervisor of Industrial Arts. Mildred Dahlberg Librarian Augustana College, A. B.; Western Reserve University. T. L. Engle Geometry. Algebra, and Bookkeeping Butler University, A. B.; Northwestern University, M. A.; Indiana University; University of Chicago. Helen A. Southgate Economic Geography University of Illinois, A. B.; University of Chicago.Faculty Harry B. Long Electric Shop Tri-State College, B. S.; Ball State Teachers’ College, B. S.; Indiana University. Jane G. Russell Latin University of Chicago, A. B.; University of Michigan, M. A. Sponsor of Latin Club. James H. Nicholas Auto-Mechanics Bradley Polytechnic Institute, B. S.; Hamline University; University of Minnesota. Sponsor of Loafers’ Club. Mellie G. Luck French and English Indiana University, A. B.; Valparaiso Univer sity, Music Major. Wilhelmina Munson German Western College, A. B.; University of Southern California, M. A.; University of Colorado; Metropolitan Business College. Dean of Girls, Chairman of Social Committee, Sponsor of Girls’ League and German Club. R. 0. Schaeffer Machine Shop Valparaiso University, B. S.; Purdue University; Stout Institute. Mildred A. Smith Home Economics and Health Northwestern University, B. S.; University of Chicago; Columbia University. Supervisor of Cafeteria. C. Sheldon Maxey Cabinet Making and Woodwork Indiana State Teachers’ College, B. S. Junior Class Sponsor, Sponsor of Boosters’ Club. Frank A. Neff Shop Science and Shop Mathematics Purdue University, B. S.; Northwestern University; Indiana University. Sponsor of Intermediate Hi-Y.Eugene Pepple Doris Dawson Eugene Ciolek President Secretary-Treasurer Vice-President The Class of 1935 Four years ago a crowd of ambitious young students joined hands and entered the portals of Isaac C. Elston Senior High School eager to reach their main goal—graduation! In their freshman year, Eugene Pepple was elected president; Sally Stevens, vice-president; and Leo Kominiarek, secretary-treasurer. The girls were honored at a tea given by the Girls’ League. Both boys and girls were entertained by the sophomores at the annual Freshman-Sophomore party held in the "Barn". When the class became sophomores, Eugene Pepple was again elected president; Leo Kominiarek was chosen vice-president; and William Vergane, secretary-treasurer. This time the Class of '35 were hosts to the freshmen at the Freshman-Sophomore party. The affair was a huge success, because of the help of Mrs. Bell and Mr. Maxey, class sponsors. Finally attaining the distinction of being called upperclassmen, the Class cf '33 elected Eugene Pepple president for the third time. Armilda Allison was chosen vice president, and Lois Fabian, secretary-treasurer. The Junior play, "Her Friend the King", with Dorothy Austin as the leading lady and Maurice Mahns as the hero, was hailed as a sparkling bit of entertainment by everyone. Miss Dahlberg and Mr. Smith, class sponsors, did much in making the annual Junior Prom a delightful and entertaining occasion. Seniors at last! Officers elected were: Eugene Pepple, president; Eugene Ciolek, vice-president; and Doris Dawson, secretary-treasurer. Seniors elected to the Honor Society were: Eugene Pepple, Raymond Robeson, John Erickson, Maurice Mahns, Eugene Ciolek, Char-leen Lukow, Genevieve Barenie, Janie Ruth Herring, Annetta Mae Nichols, Genevieve Miller, Hazel Dirks, Lois Fabian, Rose Neid, Armilda Allison, Jean Robinson, Bertha Rohder, and Lois Stinchcomb. Eighteen people started work on the Elstonian. On April 3, the Senior Class play, "The Importance of Being Earnest", coached by Miss Shepherd, was presented. The leading roles were taken by Doris Daw-Goldie Shepherd son, Maurice Mahns, Erma Fox, and Sponsor John Erickson. James H. Griffin SponsorSeniors Abraham, Abie Allen, Cerela Allgood, Martha Allison, Armilda Ames, Ilene Anderson, Arthur Anderson, Leroy Austin, Dorothy Bagby, Victor Bailey, Roland Baines, Alan Barenie, Genevieve Baum, Wesley Bauman, Margaret Baumgarten, Ruth Beishline, Walter Bentley, Mildred Bintz, Harvey Blank, John Blaskey, Virginia Bluhm, MarieSeniors Bohlim, George Bohlin, Ralph Bolka, Irene Boyan, Max Brant, Alice Brown, Clarence Bruemmer, Russell Burau, Clifford Burklow, Kenneth Burklow, Malea Bush, William Carlson, John Carstens, Dorothy Carver, Mary Mae Cashbaugh, Mildred Christman, Eldon Christman, Victor Ciolek, Eugene Clark, Raynard Collin's, Neva Conklin, LloydSeniors Conrad, Lucille Crawford, Ardath Dawson, Alice Dawson, Doris Dingier, Robert Dirks, Hazel Dolezal, Bernard Dunn, Leonora Duszynski, Ruth Drake, Alvin Ebert, Floyd Eggers, Myrel Eggert, Dorothy Eggert, Lucille Enders, Evelyn Erickson, John Fabian, Lois Fleming, Robert Flotow, John Fox, Erma Frankinburger, WilliamSeniors Friend, William Fritz, Kenneth Gay, John Gehweiler, Marceline Gibron, Opal Glad, David Goris, Charlotte Graham, Marian Gralik, John Gruenke, Lawrence Hacker, Harry Hanlan, Betty Jane Harbart, Marshall Harris, Howard Haviland, Eugene Healy, Frances Herbert, Lois Herring, Janie Ruth Hollis, Catherine Hoodwin, Fred Hubbard, AlfredSeniors Huryn, Francis Hyer, Anita Jantzen, Kathleen Jay, Robert Jesch, Ruth Job, Hartley Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, Gilbert Johnson, Katherine Kambs, Arthur Karnilowicz, Simon Keay, Bruce Keleher, John Kennedy, Charles Kintzele, Emma Jean Klosinski, Bernard Knoth, Robert Kominiarek, Conrad Koury, Michael Krueger, Robert Krimbacher, RoseSeniors Kush, Loretta Lafrentz, Kenneth Lange, Dorothy Laskoske, Virginia Levin, Raymond Lewis, Devon Lidke, Marjorie I Metz, Marion Losiniecki, Edward Luchtman, Harvey Lukow, Charlene Mace, George Mahns, Maurice Maltese, Verna Margraf, Sylvester Marshke, Vincent Mathias, Arthur Mayer, Phyllis McKee, Alferetta Meyer, Lyman Meyer, RuthSeniors Middleton, Ralph Miller, Genevieve Miller, Robert Montgomery, Orland Moore, Kathleen Morgan, Joseph Movinske, Stanley Murray, Wesley Neid, Rose Nichols, Annetta Mae Niemann, Edith Niemann, Mary Olson, Bernice Orlowski, Clement Orlowski, Edward Ormsby, Leroy Oszust, Thaddeus Pahs, Norman Paul, Marguerite Paxton, Robert Peters, AmberSeniors Pepple, Eugene Petrick, Margaret Peus, Russell Phillips, Arthur Powers, Marjorie I Przybylinski, Stanley Pscion, Theodore Rehbein, Leonard Rein, Jean Richter, Dorathea Richter, Minette Roames, Irene Robeson, Raymond Robinson, Jean Rohder, Bertha Rook, Erma Rudnick Marian Russell, Arthur Ryske, Catherine Santow, Dorothy Sass, ArthurSeniors Schacht, Elvin Scherer, Robert Schroeder, Harold Schultz, John Schultz, Violet I Shawley, Mildred Sheely, Melvin Sinkus, Milda Smith, Howard Smith, Kenneth Smith, Wilma Soloff, Milton Sommerfeld, Oscar Sonnenberg, Roselea Stephens, Robert Southard, William Stinchcomb, Lois Streeter, Irene Squires, Russell Susnis, Sally Swart, GraceSeniors Teets, Marion Thorne, Robert Timm, Casimir Vaughn, Valoe Vergane, William Volheim, Lloyd Volstorf, Harvey Wallerstein, Joseph Weidner, Mary Jane Weiler, Gerald Werth, Carol Westphal, John Wheeler, Harriett Will, Joyce Williams, Lucille Wilson, Thelma Woodard, Willard Wright, Charles Young, RussellLester Anderson Florence Keene George Sterne President Secretary-Treasurer Vice-President The Class of 1936 The “Hands of Time” turn slowly, but the Class of 1936 is already on the final lapse of its journey through the local high school. So far, it has made this journey a great success. The Class of 1936 entered high school as backward, little freshmen. They elected Walter Herring president of their class; Russell Gilmore, vice-president; and George Mace, secretary-treasurer. This was the largest class that had ever entered this high school; therefore, these freshmen were placed in nine sponsor rooms. Miss Dahlberg and Mr. Troyer were elected as class sponsors. These shy students became accustomed to the routine of high school after they had all been delightfully entertained at the Freshman-Sophomore Party, and the girls, at the Girls' League Tea. As sophomores, the Class of 1936 chose Anthony Gondek as president; Chester Beebe, vice-president; and John Gay. secretary-treasurer. Miss McConkey and Mr. Maxey were selected as class sponsors. By the second year the Class had lost its shyness, and individual students became monitors, went out for sports, or joined the many clubs. At the same time the sophomores gave the incoming Freshman Class a hearty welcome, thus proving that they could and would succeed. This year the Class of 1936 started in the right manner by making Lester Anderson president. George Sterne was elected vice-president, and Florence Keene, secretary - treasurer. Miss Schwabenland and Mr. Maxey, the class sponsors, were given the great task of guiding the juniors in the class play and prom. The Junior Play, “The Lion and the Mouse", was a great success, with Yvonne Morris. James McKee, and Russell Gilmore taking the leading roles. The money taken in at this event, plus the money made by the juniors selling candy at the basketball games, proved adequate to promote a financially successful prom, at which the seniors were given a splendid farewell. Emma Schwabenland Sponsor Sheldon Maxey SponsorJunior Girls First Row—Lucille Steele. Florence Keene. Jane Hibbs. Maizie Kennard, Marion Lindeman, Beatrice Taylor. Nellie Riley, Catherine Brown, Mary Friend, Ruth Lubke, Ruth Benford, Gertrude Krentz, Doris Forsythe, Ruth Christensen, Gladys Berg. Second Row—Joan Joseph. Maxine Cochran, Grace Christensen, Matilda Shikany. Betty Shields. Carolyn Kinzig, Amber Olson, Lucille Bliedung, Arnelda Cooney, Marvella Field, Marguerite Jubell. Lucille Ericson, Ruth Armstrong, Opal Forney, Virginia Davis. Third Row—Grace Schlundt, Margaret Jasch, Fern Cook, Ruth McCracken, Evelyn Kaeding, Dena Anastos, Jeanette Carlson. Alvera Johnson. Anne Pruett, Eileen Haug, Betty Ellis, Margaret Flart, Harriet Hall, Mary Jane Brady, Edna Uebler. Fourth Row—Evelyn Voss, Kaleen Kocikowski, Florence Wedel, Ruby Joers, Florence Pekarski, Luella Koehler, Rosalee Keys, Bernice Kozlowske, Norma Katz, Shirley Krueger, Beverly Jane Krueger, Adele Ostrowski, Erna Uebler. Fabiola Marshke, Rosa Lee Griswold, Marian Levin. Fifth Row—Josephine Schnick. Marion Weiler, Edith Stein, Ruth Johnson, Elda Jordan, Margaret Donovan, Helen Hays, Marguerite Hill, Barbara Dunn, Betty Valleau, Dorothy Sadenwater, Dorothy Papineau, Helen Wendt .Leona Gleason. Dorothy Bodis, Barbara Gale, Beatrice Taylor. Sixth Row—Elizabeth Staver, Anna Karnilowicz. Lucille Schultz, Leona Kriesel, Elsie Kalk, Collie Belle Hatcher, Wava Geiger, Mildred Nast, Beulah Roth, Betty Lichtenberg, Imogene Williams, Pat Peat, Marjorie Ohming, Delphine Loy, Mary Lois Munning, Marjorie Fladiger.Junior Boys First Row—Edward Morse, Victor Losiniecki, Russell Gilmore, Arthur Harris, James McKee. James Jennings, Robert Roose, Robert Scherer, Arthur Kambs, Richard Misener, George Mace, Theodore Pscion, Michael Nowfel, Lewis Speer, Douglas Pepple, Robert Steinke, Robert Sheppard. Second Row—John Mokrycki, Earl Mason, Russell Lambka, Robert Milne. William Mahl, James Frankinburger, Leo Sands, Robert Meyers, George Schlundt, Fred Spiers, Edmund Ullmer, Kenneth Pfefferle. George Roames, Rolland Sherwood, John Reetz, Harold Rice. Third Row—William Schlundt, Lester Furness, Frank Wellnitz, Wallace Warnke. Raymond Shaner, Stanley Okleja, Raymond Losiniecki, Emanuel Przybylinski, Harold Wright, Robert Hirsch. John Brady, Larry May, John Gay, John Flotow, Onnie Cochran, Edward Adams, Chester Krueger. Fourth Row—Charles Nasser. Ross Hinchman, Claude Wyant, Willard Vest, Jerome Wozniak, Anthony Wantuck, L. G. Wilson, George Sterne, William Regas, Wilbur Seifert. Warren Schroeder, John Franks. Sylvester Margraf, Richard Hansen. Richard Dornbrock, Raymond Eilers, Harry Hacker, Paul Schroeder. Fifth Row—Joseph LaRocco, Henry Bluhm, David Friend, John Hoffman, Howard Kubsch, Lee Haviland, Allen fogarty, Ralph Bowman. Robert Umlauf, Frederick Meding, Robert Meer, Peter Jorewicz, Albert Mickelek, Verlun Jesse, Leroy Anderson, Marshall Harbart. Sixth Row—Robert Debree, Darwin Dabbert, John Dolson, Hassen Abraham, Leroy Breitzka, Eugene Nespo. Maynard Clemens, Bernard Harris, Joe Hampel, John Galinowski, William Trampski, Leroy Draves, Willard Thode. Manny Dieckilman, Lloyd Brown. Seventh Row---Raymond Beahan. Malcolm Garrett, Robert Arnold, Robert Fay, Carl Weatherbee, Ned Brock, Russell Arndt, Peter Derkach. Harvey Wellnitz, Earle Couden, Lester Anderson, Joel Dilworth, Robert Fleming, Walter Beishline, Myrel Eggers, Glenn Edinger.Russell Berry Geraldine Keppen James Haughey President Secretary-Treasurer Vice-President The Class of 1937 Having completed two years as underclassmen, the sophomores can now look forward to the next two years, when as juniors and seniors, they may enjoy the privileges of upperclassmen. Being at the halfway mark, the sophomores may also look backward. In their freshman year they elected as their class president Willis Long. Aiding him were Russell Berry as vice-president and Carter Manny as secretary-treasurer. Miss Estelle Burns and Mr. George Irgang were chosen as class sponsors. During the course of the year the freshmen were guests at the Freshman-Sophomore party, and the female contingent of the class was also honored at a tea given by the Girls’ League. The rest of the first year passed uneventfully. At the beginning of their second year the sophomores elected as their officers the following: Russell Berry, president; James Haughey, vice-president; and Geraldine Keppen, secretary-treasurer. Class sponsors selected to guide the “sophs” were Miss Eva Zink and Mr. A. J. Parsons. According to custom, the class played hosts and hostesses at the annual party given for the freshmen. With great versatility, the members undertook to entertain the "freshies”. Those who aided the cause were Robert Johnson. Evelyn Krueger, Carter Manny. John Kahn, Alfred Swanson. Harry Brooker. Lewis Stevens. Hobart Crosby, Ethel Korn, and Helen Cook. The hit of the evening was a dance by seven boys, each dressed in girls’ dancing clothes. Several sophomores distinguished themselves during this second year; Russell Berry, Kenneth Keen, and Donald Werdine won letters in football. James Haughey played on the basketball team, while some of the girls also stood out in the girls’ sports. The Comet held a vote for the handscmest boy and girl in each class; Marian Weidner and Russell Berry took honors for the sophomores. Thus endeth the backward glance. Eva Zink SponsorSophomore Qirls First Row—Evelyn Ehlert, Madeline Abraham, Miriam Glafcke, Evelyn Gushrowski, Alice Fritz. Bessie Becktell, Edith Barker, Mildred Boudreau. Mary Tomenko, Mary Chastawa, Marcella Bailey, Florence Hess, Ardath Jantzen, Jean Myers, Alice Rice, Helen Cook, Dorothy Cordes. Second Row—Dorothy Wollet, Mary Ridzy, Martha Ann Kallil, Anita Lange, Mary Akzam, Anna Berginske, Gussie May Brown, Lucille Crawford, Charlotte Kinsey. Dorothy Miller, Justine Johnson, Hazel Mae Helms, Edna Guernsey, Hope Deming, Florence Kinsey, Virginia Cook, Delores Kieffer, Evelyn Pruett. Third Row—Luella Wilkens, Mary Louise Wells, Martha Vullmahn, Verna Mae Scott, Pauline Shaw, Margaret Scott, Erma Pollock, Margaret Wright. Ann Pochron, Marion Pollnow, June Weatherton, Mildred Tiebert, Evelyn Gropp, Dorothy Job, Marion Beltz, Genevieve Killingbeck. Maxine Sanders, Madaline Maddocks. Fourth Row—Dolores Lakowski, Dorothy Haughey, Delilah Lauden-barger, Mary Jane Olson, Virginia Ramion, Ramona Ramion, Dolly Stanley, Doris Mann, Harriet Logman, Longina Klosowska, Eleanor Knoth, Bernice Joers, Gertrude Edinger. Mary Moore. Mary Allgood. Evangeline Morgan. Fifth Row—Jeanette Kambs, Harriet Ruby, Bette Moore, Evelyn Krueger, Gail Schultz, Harriet Richmond. Loretta Henrich, Gertrude Evelyn Majot, Jeanette Steinke, Phyllis Berridge, June Weldy, LaVerne Johansen, Eleanor Hultin, Eileen Allen, Lola Miller, Irene Heisman, Ruth Abraham. Sixth Row—Margaret George. Margaret DeMass, Mary Angrick, Maxine Rojahn, Artis Terrey, Renetta Shroyer, Pearl McFern, Dorothy Wilson, Dorothy Gilmore, Gertrude Burklow, Helen Burgess, Ethel Korn, Phyllis Knapp, Jeannette Osos, Dolores Widelski, Olive May Christman. Seventh Row—Doris McDermott, Evah Mitchell, Marian Weidner, Jennie May Streeter, Mary Jane Poehl, Geraldine Keppen, Janez Krueger, Belle Nuoffer, Violet Phelan, Theresa Milcarek, Mary Evans. Mary Lee Jones, Betty Beahan, Joan Hyman, Betty Luchtman. Marjorie Dittman, Dorothy Jean Peterson. Eighth Row—Margaret Omey, Mary Krause. Evelyn Johnson, Mary Frances Janotta, Barbara McKee, Jimmie Penticuff, LaVerne Ericson, Joan Cummins, Dorcas Brummel. Catherine Dolembo, Helen Ford, Helen Wedow, Nelda Ruth Smith, Norine Weiler, Ruth Burklow, Sarah Pearlman, Wilma Wilch.Sophomore Boys First Row—Carl Windgard. William Allie, Donald Austin, Valgene Burklow, Kenneth Hanke. Lawrence Froehlke. Harold Finley, Frank Krim-bacher, Thomas Costino, Fmil Nasser. David Rieg, Kenneth McKenzie, Joe Moore, Harold Lowe, Clyde Haack, Robert Mann, Howard Rieck, Alvin Cofer, John Kahn, Herbert Kretzmann, Hobart Crosby. Second Row—William Hanske, Leo Baron, Howard Hennard, Kenneth Yanke, Walter Bates, Clarence Sydow, Amt Wahl, Harry Kriesel, Carter Manny, Alfred Swanson, Marcus Meyer, Richard Steele, Loren Boone. Harry Clark, Walter Dilts, Louis Krueger, Oscar Majot. Willis Long, Owen Hurley. Charles Holtgreen, Kenneth Dry, Robert Gross, Jack Culley. Third Row—Robert Tews, Dwight Swinehart, Daniel Chinske, Edward Zurek, Robert McGrath, Emmet Wise. John Turner. Gabriel Sarhan, Orville Jenkins. Clarence Koch, Arthur Lusk, Lewis Menke, Irvin Shroyer, Lewis Stevens, Adolph Krueger, James Russell, Paul Geleske, Louis Ebert, Robert Burckhalter, Norman Johnson. Alphonse Susnis. Fourth Row—Walter Ernst, Ralph Sellers, Edward Hedstrom, Harley Beck, Gilbert Commens, Robert Cowgill, Paul Mahler, Edward Jaske, Walter Barko, James Garwood, frank Gawronski. Elden Cooney, Howard Holtz. Charles Holtz, George Baines, Henry Pearce, Badiea Daher, Sheldon Cashbaugh. Robert Bischoff, Virgil Gasaway. Fifth Row-Vernon Stibbe, Leo Spitka, Orville Westphal, John Wilson. Fred Ritter, Norman Leist, John Krueger, James Anastos, Alfred Dembinski, Earl Schroeder, Kenneth Rudnick, Walter Olszewski, Alexander Oszuscik, Edward Komasinski, Norman Kaiser, Harry Kieskowski, Steve Rux, Louis Buckingham, Lawrence Dwyer, James Krieger, Edward Shikany, Donald Werdine. Sixth Row—Robert Ferner. Stanley Sypnieski, Louis Stupeck, James Cook, Frederick Jesse, John Bonislawski, Gordon Jay, Arthur Baker, Lloyd Jesse, Robert Hansen, Eugene Nespo, Charles Holston, Carl Kretzmann, Robert Johnson, Russell Hahn, Norman Biederstadt, Kenneth Jesse, Marvin Arndt, Lee Gutgsell, Jack Rutherford. Walter Kieffer, Harry Brooker. Seventh Row—Robert Gehweiler, Arthur Timm, Clement Zawacki, Robert Wentland, William Kambs, Fred Phillips. Robert Peters, Lawrence Putz, Herbert Allison, John Sinkus, Orville Thode, Arthur Utpatel, Ralph McIntyre, Russell Berry, Melvin Hubbard, George Anastos, Paul Baldani, William Richmond, Elwyn Wright, William Swanson.James Cathcart Harold Gresham James Carlisle President Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer The Class of 1938 In September of 1934, an army of freshmen invaded Michigan City high school and pitched camp. Their first move was to elect their class officers and sponsors, and those receiving the honors were as follows: Thomas Cathcart, president; Harold Gresham, vice-president; James Carlisle, secretary-treasurer; Miss Emily Davidson and Mr. H. E. TenHarkel, class sponsors. No sooner had elections been held, than said freshmen were guests at the annual Freshman-Sophomore party, which was held on the night of October 5. Here the freshmen officers were initiated as leaders of their class. During the course of the evening, the majority of the newcomers deemed it much more fun to play hide-and-go-seek in the crevices of the "Barn" than to dance. Finally the long-awaited refreshments were served, and the digestion of these pleasant ingredients proved the real "hit" of the evening. At eleven o clock the party ended with everyone’s having had a good time. The ninth-graders then settled down to complete their first year, in which time they gleaned at least one distinction, and that is that they compose the largest single class ever to be enrolled in the Michigan City high school, their number totaling no less than two-hundred eighty-nine. Emily Davidson H. E. Ten Harkel Sponsor SponsorACTIVITIE; ToIPA miFoIR S IT ¥ IF) MUSIC S IP E K I M C e Id u e s ATHLETICS 0First Row Fabian. Neid, Allison, Robinson, Rohder, Stinchcomb. Second Row—Lukow, Barenie, Herring. Nichols, Miller, Dirks. Third Row Tcpplc. Robeson, Krickson. Mahns, Ciolck. Honor Society Election into the Honor Society is the highest honor that the high school can bestow upon a pupil. From the time a student enters school as a freshman until the time he becomes a senior, that student looks forward to, and sets up his ideal as, selection for the Honor Society. The requirements are strict. Only fifteen per cent of the graduating class can be chosen. One must be outstanding in scholarship, character, leadership, and service. This year twelve girls and five boys qualified for membership in the society. The seventeen were initiated at a special convocation on January 1 1. Dr. Earl Ray Hart of Trinity Church gave the main address, in which he discussed character building. Mr. Milo C. Murray, superintendent of schools, spoke on what was expected of the new members. Miss Goldie Shepherd, head of the English department, explained the requirements for selection. Mr. George Irgang administered the pledge to the group. The society chose as officers Raymond Robeson, president; Eugene Ciolek, vice-president; and Genevieve Barenie, secretary-treasurer. It was necessary to elect another vice-president, however, as Eugene Ciolek had too many activities. Maurice Mahns was selected for the office of vice-president. During the year members offered to tutor any student in foreign languages, history, English, mathematics, and commercial subjects. Many pupils took advantage of this voluntary service to their own benefit. One of the problems studied by the society was the question of school conduct. Various discussions regarding the improvement of student behavior were conducted at the meetings throughout the year.First Row Woodard. Frankinhurgcr. Paxton, Russell, Stephens. Kominiarek. H. Wellnitz. Second Row irKang (sponsor), Carlson. Luchtman, Lafrentz. lluhhard, Keay. Messncr (sponsor). Third Row Dolczal, Haviland, Robeson, F. Wellnitz, Burau, Blank. Fourth Row Hoodwin. Malms, ('iolek, Johnson. Beishline, Gilmore. Senior Hi-Y “The meeting will please come to order! Will the sergeant-at-arms kindly quell the disturbance in the back of the room?” Such is the fashion in which the president usually calls to order the Senior Hi-Y meetings held every Monday evening at the Y. M. C. A. Each meeting holds something new in store for the members. It may be an interesting speech by a minister of one of the churches of the city. It may be a hotly-contested issue over which heated arguments take place. It may be a meeting of fellowship, singing, and games. Four big attractions feature the Senior HI-Y year. In time order they are: the Hallowe en party, the Older Boys’ Conference, the marble tournament, and the Retreat. The Hallowe’en party, given on October 3 1 with the cooperation of the Intermediate HI-Y, was a combination of laughs, thrills, and all-round fun and merry-making. An important function of the party is that it aids in keeping small boys, who would otherwise get into mischief, off the streets. The Older Boys’ Conference, led by Mr. David Trout of Hillsdale, Michigan, was conducted this year at Fort Wayne on November 30, December 1 and 2. The theme of the conference was “Jesus in the Modern World . The several Senior Hl-Y members who attended the conference reported that it was inspiring and educational. The marble tournament took place on April 1 3 and 27 and May 4. All grammar school boys under the age of 1 2 were eligible for competition. The winner was awarded a handsome prize. The Retreat, held in conjunction with the Intermediate HI-Y, climaxed a perfect year. Held at Posey Chapel on May 19, the ceremony witnessed the leaving of graduating members and of the former officers, Eugene Pepple, president; Raymond Robeson, vice-president;Conrad Kominiarek, secretary-treasurer; and Bruce Keay, sergeant-at-arms. At the present time Lester Anderson is serving as president; George Sterne, as vice-president; Leo Sands, as secretary-treasurer, and Harold Wright, as sergeant-at-arms. Mr. George Irgang and Mr. E. P. Messner are the sponsors.STUDENT COUNCIL FOR FIRST SEMESTER First Row—Mahns. Sands. Erickson. Lukow, Okleja. Losiniecki. Kominiarck. Paxton. Anastos, Gropp, Papincau. McGrath. Second Row—Engstrom (advisor). Cook. Carlson. Ciolek. Arnold. Schroeder. Hirsch. Dirks. Barenie. Streeter, Dunn, Vullmahn. Kahn. Third Row -Bintz, Weidner, Field, Rohdcr. VVeathcrbee, Wellnitz, Huberts. McIntyre, Weiler, Knapp. Cummins. Sterne. Fourth Row Gilmore. Anderson, Ludwig. Houser. Keene. Lichtenberg, Wentland. Culley, ('ashhaugb. Orlowski. Student Council “To promote better citizenship among the students. "To maintain good order. "To promote the best cooperation possible between the faculty and the students." These are the three aims of the Student Council, the representative governing body of our high school. It is the duty of the Council to tackle any and all of the problems that arise in carrying out its purpose. That each year representatives from outside schools attend at least one Council meeting in order to study our methods is ample proof that student cooperative government has made much progress in Isaac C. Elston High School. The Council celebrated its tenth birthday, more or less unknowingly, the first week of November. Just ten years ago on November 8, 1924. the Crimson Comet, the school weekly publication, carried the following notation: "Student self-government of all social affairs was decided upon at a meeting of high school students Friday afternoon.” Much credit for the progress made by the Council in its decade of existence is due Miss Mabel Engstrom, who has acted as advisor to the group ever since its inception, with the exception of six weeks in 1933. Because of Miss Engstrom’s illness, it was necessary for Mr. George Irgang to take charge at that time. The first semester Council was led by John Erickson, president: MauriceSTUDENT COUNCIL FOR SECOND SEMESTER First Row Tonn Wilson. Welharn. Swart. Bliedang. Lichtenbcrg. Kngstrom (advisor). Fladiger, Keys, (ollins. Second Row Moscan, Anderson. Allgood. Freyer. Bolka. Munning. Weidner. Dawson. Third Row Gropp. Lukow. Hubert . Haughty. Sadenwater. Loy. Peat. Shroyer, Erickson. Osos. Fourth Row I atne. Dilworth. Vergane. Tortorici. Harris. Schroeder, Kominiarek. Furness. Fifth Row Jones. Lohnian, Gilmore, Sands, Nygren. R »heson. Pepple. Harris. Erickson. McKee. Sixth Row Hubbard. Wilson, ( ulley, Dembinski, Burau. Gropp, Manny, A. Krueger, I. Krueger, Shaner. Mahns, vice-president; and Charlene Lukow, secretary. At the mid-year election, Clifford Burau was elected president; Raymond Robeson, vice-president; and Patricia Peat, secretary. This year the Student Council made numerous valuable suggestions to both the students and the janitors on the problem of untidy halls. Through its efforts, the appearance of the corridors grew much neater during the year. Another activity was the improvement of the organization of the hall patrolmen and monitors. The Council also passed several regulations concerning the care of the hallways. As usual, the group took charge of the yell leaders. Since the Council organized the leaders several years ago. the cheering section has displayed more cooperation at the athletic contests. An interesting feature of the year’s program was a thorough tour of the school in which the group studied the fire hazards of the building. The report showed that on the whole the structure is well guarded against fire. In the Student Council there are five standing committees which give special attention to the various problems and activities in school. The Committee on Committees appoints and exercises control over the other five committees. The Judicial Committee sits as a court to try cases in which a student is contesting a ninth period or in which a monitor has been given a ninth period. The Executive Committee chooses the monitors for the assembly and library and appoints the chief hall patrolman. The Service Committee performs any various functions that may contribute to the welfare of the school, such as ushering, taking care of posters, et cetera. The Social Committee has the duty of drawing up the social calendar of the month and of recognizing clubs.First Row- Tews, Crosby. Lons:. Hirsch. A. Harris, I . Schroeder. Lambka. Gutgsell. Second Row NetT (sponsor), Manny, Cannon, Ludwig. B. Harris. Sands, Arnold, Nasser. Third Row Kricger, Milne, ('ashhaugh. Dilts, Garrett, Messner (sponsor). Fourth Row Komasinski, Sterne, Austin. Swanson, Y. Schroeder. Mahl. Intermediate Hi'Y Under the guidance of Mr. Frank Neff, sponsor, the Intermediate Hi-Y enjoyed a more than usually successful year. The club cooperated in a fine manner on many occasions throughout the year with its elder-brother club. The Senior Hi-Y. In January, 1934, the club selected as officers for the following year: Bernard Harris, president; Chester Beebe, vice-president; Leo Sands, secretary-treasurer; and Willis Long, sergeant-at-arms. Charles Cannon, Walter Dilts, Hobart Crosby, and Lee Gutgsell, respectively, were chosen to replace the retiring officers in January. 1935. It was an active year for the Intermediate Hi-Y with trips, parties, charity, speakers, and competitions. On October 3 I, the group concurred with the Senior Hi-Y in sponsoring the annual Hallowe’en party. Some of the sideshows were turned over entirely to the younger club to handle, and it made quite a success out of them. At Thanksgiving and again at Christmas the club took baskets of food and gifts to destitute families. Several of the members, including the officers, attended the Older Boys Conference, held November 30, December 1 and 2 at Fort Wayne. The boys found the conference both interesting and inspirational. The big feature of the year was the Hobby Show, held on March 1 3. Twelve merchants donated prizes for such exhibits as stamp collections, model airplanes, model boats, wood carvings, et cetera. Much interest throughout the city was displayed at the affair. On April 1 5. some of the members of both the Senior and Intermediate Hi-Y journeyed to Chicago, where they viewed the Field Museum, the Chicago Daily News Plant, and the Museum of Science and Industry. The year was concluded with the Retreat at Posey Chapel, held in conjunction with the Senior Hi-Y on Sunday, May I 9.First Row—Vallr.au. Lichtenberg, George. D. Carstens. Burk. Ahlgrim. Second Row—J. Cars tens. Werth. Johnson, Nygren. Bentley. Williams, Kambs. Criswell, Maddocks. Third Row -Timm, Swart, Linton, lluhcrtz. Pnalen. Boudreau, lledstrom, llanke. Helms, Jesse, K. Miller. Hilbcrg, ( hristman. Bell. Fourth Row Hoelting. Hinshaw. R. Miller. Steele. Mecr. Bickel. Long. Tortorici. Fifth row Zach. Vizza. Beck. Poehl. I’rast. Gropp. Dunlap. Fabian. Mitchell. Anastos. Belkiewitz. Gilmore, Foreman, Friend, Lafrentz. Standing Wolf (director). Cook, Keene, Jackson, Cathcart. Orchestra With Miss Ina Wolf assuming the role of director for the orchestra, this group has enjoyed one of the best years it has ever known. The officers of the organization were: Donald Gropp, president; Carl Hoelting. vice-president; Lucille Timm, corresponding secretary; Mildred Burke, recording secretary; Maxine Hubertz. chief librarian; and Janice Carstens, assistant librarian. The first big event of the year was the annual concert on February 8, attended by more than two hundred people. The senior string orchestra played six numbers on the program; the string quartet played two Indian dances; and Ethel Korn played "Irish Washerwoman" as a piano solo. Later in the year a complete symphony orchestra was formed; this included a string quartet, quintet, sextet, and octet. The district contest at Laporte yielded second division honors for the orchestra. The string quartet, which won first division rating, was composed of Betty Jane Lichtenberg, Carol Werth, Betty Valleau, and Jeanette Kambs. The string quintet also placed in the first division. Jeanette Kambs. Janice Carstens, Lucille Timm, Marjorie Ahlgrim, and Helen Cook played in this group. The soloists winning first division honors were Betty Jane Lichtenberg, violinist, and Ethel Korn, pianist. In the state contest at Evansville, May 3 and 4, the string quartet received first division honors. Kenneth Tortorici, trombonist, and Ethel Korn, pianist, also placed in the first division. Ethel Korn and the quartet were eligible for the national contest at Madison, Wisconsin, on May 17 and 18. Betty Jane Lichtenberg and the string quintet, sextet, and octet received second division honors at Evansville.First Row Murray (Drum Major), Krueger, Nygren, Shields, Priest, Miller, Farbcr, L. Anastos, I' rccsc, Phillips. G. Anastos. Second Row- Hanke, Peterson, Wantuck, George, Hcdstroni, Lopp, Lafrentz, Karnilowicz, Wendt, Hannach, Long. Third Row Kerner, Maack. C'athcart, Grey, I’tnlaut, ( ashbaugh. Jesse. Ray, G. Jay, Friend. Fourth Row Malms, Helms, Lindcnmeyer, Zawacki. Losiniecki. I aine, Froehlke, Rickel, Timm. Fifth Row—R. Jay, Mitchell, Dolson, Chinske, Jenkins, Bcishlinc, Tortorici, Arndt. Band The Muses now carefully guard the entrance to this organization, the band. Admittance is gained only by proving one’s musical ability and by keeping a scholarship record that contains no failures. The band had a successful and busy season. It played at all home football and basketball games, provided entertainment for the Parent-Teachers’ Association, and the Parents' Music Club. On December 16. it gave a twilight musicale at Barker Hall with Miss Carol Werth as guest violinist. Mr. Palmer J. Myran has sole charge of the organization. The officers of the band were William Friend, president; Kenneth Lafrentz, vice-president, and Walter Beishline, secretary-treasurer. The seventh annual concert of the band was given in honor of the basketball team on March 1 3 before the team went to the state tournament. A humorous plot was woven into the concert. Mr. Myran. the director, was requested to remain outside, and each member of the band tried to outplay the others. A novelty number, written by Paul Yoder was the next number on the program. It was a wedding ceremony in rhythm and rhyme. The concert ended by Mr. George Trask’s, who represented the Chamber of Commerce, presenting Coach Loren Ellis with a huge horseshoe decorated in red and white. At the district contest at Laporte the band placed in the second division; Kenneth Tortorici, trombone soloist, won first division honors. Albert Wendt, cornetist, and Robert Jay, tuba, placed in the second division. Guy Foreman won first division honors in the student directors’ contest at Evansville; Kenneth Tortorici, first trombonist in the band and orchestra, also won first division honors in the state contest. Guy Foreman was eligible to compete in the national contest held at Madison, Wisconsin, on May I 7 and 1 8.First Row Drake. Herbert. Kcnnard. Gushrowski. Kricson. Krueger. Katz, hricsoii. l’enticuff, Veldy. Ilibbs. Burgess. Steinke. Baugh. Peat. Cochran. Swinehart. Second Row- ten Harkel (director), llouser. Brant. Shrover. Allgood. Tews. Jubcll. II. Hirsch. R. Ilirsch, Rice. Westphal. Kamhs. Scrivnor. Schwager. Bluhm. Westphal. Armstrong. Third Row Keene. Gilmore. Kocikowski, Keys. Johansen. Gropp, II. Johnson. Nichols. Streeter. Berridge, Kieper. Fourth Row -Cummins. Nuoffcr. Lowe. Weidncr, Werdine, Mitchell. Fabian, R. Johnson, Ramsey, Christman. Operetta The members of the Senior Glee Club presented “Jerry of Jericho Road.’’ a romantic musical comedy in two acts, on Friday, March 1, in the high school auditorium. The operetta was directed by Mr. H. E. TenHarkel, and the dramatics were under the guidance of Miss Emily Davidson. The story takes place in a western tourist camp and centers around a runaway girl. Jerry, who is unaware that the land which she owns contains oil. In love with Jerry and seeking to purchase her land is John Drayton, who is a wealthy young man. To find Jerry. John enlists the aid of three persons. The first is Cornelius Bean, an eccentric banker from Boston with a broad Eastern accent, who always carries a rubber hot water bottle. With Bean is M mi. an alluring flapper, and Dora, the old-fashioned horn-rimmed spectacled cousin of Mimi. Alan O’Day, John’s cousin, and owner of the Feudal Rock Ranch where Jerry works, is in love with Jerry s cousin. Sandy Bank. The love theme runs into complications through the interference of Sandy’s parents, Amos and Lettice Bank. Hunter, an unscrupulous detective, is hired by John to track down Jerry. However, the sleuth tries to persuade Jerry, when he finds her. that her land is worthless. Jerry, distrusting John, is about to sign the land over to Hunter when Bean and John announce that oil has already been discovered. The curtain thus closes upon four happy couples—the reconciled Jerry and John, Alan and Sandy. Mimi and Bean, and the two Banks. The Cast: John Drayton Cornelius Bean Mimi ......... Dora ......... Jerry ........ .... Alvin Drake Onnie Cochran .... Pat Peat Mazie Kennard ... Lois Herbert Alan O’Day .... Hunter ........ Amos Bank ... Lettice Bank Robert Houser Dwight Swinehart ... John Westphal . Ruth ArmstrongFirst Row Wcrdinc. Hlulini, Vaughn. Graham, Brant, Cochran. Second Row Johansen, Jubcll, Armstrong. Kricson. Herbert, Kamhs. Cummins. Krueger. Nuoflfcr, Ten Harkcl (director). Third Row N eldy, Steinke, Streeter, Kennard. Katz. Christman. Mitchell. I'enticufT, Kricson. Fourth Row Gropp. Burgess. Berridge. M. Allgood, Keys. Kocikowski, i'ahiau. Weidner, Keene, llihbs. Fifth Row Rice. M. K. Allgood. Shroyer, Cochran. Robert llirsch. Ral] h Hirsch. Johnson, Baugh. Kieper. Sixth Row llouscr, Johnson, Kamhs, Wcstphal, Drake. Johnson, Tews, Peters, Swinehart. Lowe. Glee Club The high school Glee Club, under the guidance of Mr. H. E. TenHarkel, advanced on the road of success during the 1934-1935 season. The officers of the organization were Lois Herbert, president; Arthur Kambs, vice-president; and Pat Peat, secretary-treasurer. Alvin Drake acted as librarian, and Marie Bluhm served the club as accompanist. The Glee Club took part in the Northern Indiana chorus which sang before the teachers’ convention at South Bend on October 12. The chorus was directed by Olaf C. Christensen of Oberlin College. The club broadcasted over the radio stations W. I. N. D. of Gary and W. S. B. T. of South Bend. Groups from the organization sang before the Parent-Teachers’ Association. Several new features have been introduced into the organization. The entire Glee Club was separated into two divisions: one of boys, another of girls. These groups met on alternating Mondays; the regular mixed group met every Wednesday. Another feature that developed from the boys’ group was the Sophomore Quartet, composed of Ronald Peters, Dwight Swinehart, William Kambs, and Robert Houser. Music was furnished at the Mother-Son Banquet by selected members of the boys’ group. A chorus formed from the girls’ group sang at the Mother-Daughter Banquet. The entire Glee Club aided in the Tercentenary Pageant, the Christmas convocation, and the Commencement exercises.Front Row Znwacki, Cathcart, G'ashhaugh, Lafrcntz. Second Row—Jay, Friend, Bickcl, Russell. M ingler Orchestra With the haunting strains of "When Day Is Done" another senior high school mingler opens. A half hour period of delightful dance rhythm follows the theme song. This year the mingler orchestra has proved itself capable of almost any musical arrangements. Many novelty jazz selections have been presented in the clever manner which is characteristic of this organization. After this dance period the happy throng enjoys a floor show which may consist of anything from singing to tap dances. The orchestra usually accompanies these acts. This entertainment shows the well-organized and capable leadership of the groups that sponsor the minglers. The orchestra then furnishes further dance music for the remainder of the mingler. The orchestra is composed of eight boys who are selected from the band and orchestra because of their ability to play classical as well as modern dance music. The organization is under the able direction of Arthur Russell, who also plays the piano with the orchestra. The players are Melvin Moncel, Clement Zawacki, and Sheldon Cashbaugh. saxophone players; William Friend and Kenneth Lafrentz, trumpeters; Thomas Cathcart, drummer; and Robert Jay, bass. This orchestra played between acts at the Senior Play and also furnished music for the Commerce Club banquet and the Junior-Senior mingler. During the season several popular tunes were specialized in and presented often because of the large number of requests which the orchestra received for them. At the head of this list is that ever popular song "Dinah". Without "Dinah” it is doubtful whether the dance fans would have called the mingler complete.First Row Gilmore. Couden, Dilworth. Morgan, Austin. Baumgarten, Robinson, Shepherd (sponsor), Haviland. Second Row Keys, Rohder, Hirsch, Beahan, Loy, Ohming. Hall. Fladigcr, Vaughn. Third Row Keene. Krueger, Katz. Gale, Herbert. Clemens, Frankinburger, Dorn brock. Blackfriars The reason for the remarkable growth and development of the drama lies in the inherent interest of every being for a story representing the human character. This interest accounts for the existence of the Blackfriars in the Isaac C. Elston High School. This organization was formed last semester by the Thespians. It still remains closely affiliated with that club. The officers of the Thespian group are the officers of the Blackfriars. The president presides at all meetings and appoints the various committees. The program committee for the first semester was composed of Joe Morgan (chairman), Bertha Rohder, Florence Keene, Richard Dornbrock, and Arthur Russell. The committee that arranged the programs for the second semester was composed of Betty Beahan (chairman), Yvonne Morris, Russell Gilmore, and Eugene Haviland. This club holds its meetings on the first and third Thursday of each school month. Each student when applying for membership in the club must participate in a reading, dialogue, or short play given before the members, who then cast their vote for or against the student's entering the organization. The Blackfriars have participated in conjunction with the Thespians in the Christmas play and the Tercentenary pageant. During their meetings the Blackfriar members present one-act plays and discuss the various types of theatres here and abroad. The sponsors of the club are Miss Emily Davidson and Miss Goldie Shepherd.First Row- C'oudcn, Shepherd (sponsor), Austin. Morgan. Baumgarten, Dilworth. Second Row Fox, Collins, Gilmore. Morris, Robinson. The National Thespians ll has now been definitely recognized that students should be rewarded for their participation in dramatics as others are given recognition and reward for representing the school in athletic sports. To serve this end. The National Thespians has come into being. The organization forbids secrecy. It is purely honorary, and since the director has all the power of conferring the honor of memberships, it is certain that membership will be awarded upon a just and equitable basis. There are no national dues; each student admitted to membership pays the small national membership fee which gives him life membership in The National Thespians. The local troupe was organized in May, 1930, with eleven charter members. Since that time over seventy-five students have been initiated into our troupe, which is number 91, as a result of worthy participation in either the Junior or Senior Class plays. In July, 1934, there were 276 troupes of Thespians. In order to qualify for membership, a student must have played with merit in a major role of one long play and have done work of such quality as to be approved by the director. A student who does efficient work as stage manager for two long plays also meets the requirements for membership, as does one who writes a play that is produced. In September, 1934, only five Thespians returned to school. After the Junior Play in November, four new students qualified and were initiated. Two more joined the troupe in April, 1935, after the Senior Play. This year the Thespians organized a local dramatics club, the Blackfriars, which was open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who successfully passed the tryouts for membership. The Thespian officers—Dorothy Austin, Joe Morgan, and Ruth Baumgarten—served as officers of the Blackfriars. When matters pertaining only to the Thespians had to be discussed, pot-luck dinners were held at the home of some member or that of the sponsor, Miss Shepherd.First Row—Kctinanl, McCracken. Gilmore . Morris, Ohming, Couden, Krueger, Fladigcr. Second Row-Speer, McKee, Field, Morse, F. Wellnitz, Keys, Hirsch, Shepherd (coach) Dilworth, II. Wcllnitz. Junior Play In order to raise funds to finance the Junior Prom, the Class of 1936 presented the four-act drama "The Lion and the Mouse" on November 16 in the high school auditorium. The plot revolves around an attractive young girl author, Shirley Rossmore. Shirley returns from an around-the-world cruise to find her parents living in seclusion, because her father, a Federal judge, has been falsely implicated in political scandal by the powerful John Burkett Ryder. She determines to extract a statement from Ryder to the effect that her father is innocent. She writes a book in which she condemns the unscrupulous fashion by which a certain great financial mogul gains his own ends. Ryder sends for the heroine, not knowing that it is her father that he is trying to impeach, and questions her regarding her motive in writing the book. When Shirley reveals that the object of her attack is he, Ryder is rather pleased. He engages her to act as his private secretary and counsel. While working for Ryder. Shirley meets for a second time Jefferson Ryder, the magnate's son. Jefferson had met the girl on her cruise and had promptly fallen in love with her. Though Shirley secretly loves Jeff, she feels it her duty to repel all his advances. In the meantime, the elder Ryder insists that his son marry Kate Roberts, sophisticated daughter of Senator Roberts. Kate, however, is in love with the Honorable Fitzroy Bagley, who works for Ryder. Complications arise, and Ryder discovers the identity of Shirley. In a dramatic scene the girl denounces Ryder and resigns from her position. But when the magnate, his wife, and Jeff discover how hard it is to get along without the efficient Shirley, the financier gives in to the girl. He promises to clear up all of the false charges. A happy ending to Shirley and Jeff's romance is assured when Senator Roberts discovers that Kate has eloped with Bagley.First Row Hollis. Fox, Dawson, Mahns, Collins. Second Row-Hood win. Krickson. Ciolek. Carlson. Senior Play Centering around the creative ability of two young men for inventing excuses to go off on love-making journeys, "The Importance of Being Earnest , a three act comedy, was presented by the Senior Class on April 5, in the high school auditorium. The play, written by Oscar Wilde, noted English playwright, was directed by the class sponsor ,Miss Goldie Shepherd. The purpose of the play was to raise funds to help defray the expense of the Elstonian. Algernon Moncrieff, young, happy-go-lucky, and humorous, is in love with Cecily Cardew, who is the sweet young ward of “Jack". John Worthing, known as "Jack”, is young but serious, and he is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax, who is a haughty spoiled, society girl. The other characters are: Lady Bracknell, an aggressive society matron who is interested in getting her daughter Gwendolen well married: Miss Prism, who is Cecily’s governess; the Reverend Canon Chasuble, D .D., who is a dignified rector of the church of the country community and who is carrying on a mild flirtation with Miss Prism; the butler, Merriman; and the manservant, Lane. One of the many humorous situations in the plot is the professing of both Cecily and Gwendolen that they are in love with Earnest and they quarrel only to learn that both Algernon and Jack are assuming the name of Earnest. This play was probably the most sophisticated and complicated ever to be given in Michigan City by a Senior Class. - CAST - Lane, man-servant ...................... Algernon Moncrieff ..................... John Worthing. J. P..................... Lady Bracknell ......................... Gwendolen Fairfax ...................... Miss Prism, governess .................. Cecily Cardew .......................... Canon Chasuble D. D..................... Merriman, butler ....................... Eugene Ciolek John Erickson Maurice Mahns .... Neva Collins .. Doris Dawson Catherine Hollis ..... Erma Fox Fred Hoodwin John Carlsonl irst Ro y—Krue(for. Vallcau, C. Kinsey, F. Kinsey. Second Row- Doming. Kominiarek, Hoodwin, ( hnstman. Rohder. Third Row - Johnson. Guernsey. Herring. Rtidnick. Levin. Katz. Xot in picture—Bruce Keay. Discussion League Learn to Speak in Ten Easy Lessons. Everyone is familiar with the magazine advertisements depicting the woeful plight of the young man who, when he was called upon to give a speech at an important banquet where he could have made a good impression on his employer, stuttered and stammered, and finally sat down, the personification of failure. The ability to speak fluently before a large audience is developed in the Discussion League. It has been the custom for the past eleven years for the public speaking department to sponsor a Discussion League. To the winners of the Discussion League contest go the Isaac C. Elston Oratorical Awards, which amount to one hundred dollars. The cash award for first place is fifty dollars; second place, thirty dollars; and third place, twenty dollars. Sixteen students were chosen from a large number of candidates to discuss the question: Resolved that the federal government should adopt the policy of equalizing educational opportunity throughout the nation by means of annual grants to the several states for secondary and elementary education.” After a primary elimination seven speakers remained: Victor Christman. Bertha Rohder, Conrad Kominiarek. Shirley Krueger, Norma Katz. Alvera Johnson, and Betty Valleau. However, after a semi-final elimination, at which Mr. M. L. Knapp, Miss Frances Halter, and Mr. C. F. Humphrey acted as judges, only Conrad Kominiarek. Bertha Rohder. and Victor Christman remained. In the final competition Bertha Rohder was awarded the third prize of twenty dollars. The first and second place cash awards were not given until after the county discussion contest at Laporte. In this contest Conrad Kominiarek placed second and thus won the first cash award of fifty dollars. Victor Christman was chosen as third place winner at Laporte and won the second Elston award of thirty dollars. Much credit is due Miss Ollie Gardner for her invaluable instruction to the speech students who entered the Discussion League.First Row—Munson (sponsor). Lukow. Robinson, Allison, Fladiger, Hart. Second Row—Armstrong. Austin. Welham. Fabian. Gale. Peat. Ohming. Third Row Kocikowski. Paul. Richter, Cummins, Knapp. Rice. Qiris’ League The Girls League, first organized in the spring of 1931, is an organization which has as its purpose the development of leadership and closer friendship among the girls. Any girl enrolled in school is eligible for membership. The League meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each school month. The programs at each meeting give many girls an opportunity to appear before an audience, and at the same time they offer splendid entertainment for those who attend. Each year the League sponsors a party for the freshmen girls in order to introduce them to their new surroundings. A special project for this year was the collecting of books for a needy school in Arkansas. One of the social high lights of the year was the Valentine Party, which was held on Thursday, February 1 4. Later in the year several girls presented a play, "Murderer at Large”, a story of the events which take place at a girls' camp when the director is called away and leaves the oldest girl in charge of the rest of the harem-scarem crew. This program was given in the high school auditorium, and for the first time in the history of the League, the boys were invited to attend, if they sat in the balcony. One leading feature each year is an all-boys’ program, which, needless to say, always draws the banner crowd. Glen Edinger. William Baugh, Devon Lewis, and John Westphal were the victims this year. As a final touch to the year Miss Emily Davidson gave a very interesting review of the book "Mary Peters' in her own superb way. The officers of the organization were: Jean Robinson, president; Charlene Lukow, vice-president; and Armilda Allison, secretary. Miss Munson is the faculty sponsor. On the whole, the Girls' League has had a very successful year, averaging about seventy-five in attendance at each meeting.l-irst Row Ryftke. Brant. Herring. Shecley. Bolka. Flotow, Mayer. Second Row Mann (uponsor). Wheeler. Laskoske. Dirks, Katz. Hibbs. Bell (sponsor). Third Row Shawley. Lukow. Sellers (sponsor). Schultz, Rudnick. Commerce Club "What business have you here?" I would like to broaden my useful knowledge of and improve my general efficiency in business practice. 1 should also like to form new friendships and to strengthen old ones." "Then enter the Commerce Club! For your ideals are identical with our purpose." Such might be the scene between a member of the Commerce Club and any student taking the commercial course, enrolled in bookkeeping, shorthand, or typing. The club is newly reorganized, the first meeting having been held on October 18. 1934, in the form of a dinner-dance, at which 173 students were present. The three commercial teachers, Mrs. Alice Bell, Mrs. Bernice Mann, and Mr. Ralph Sellers, act as sponsors, though Mr. Sellers lets the ladies take the lead (so he says!). Irene Bolka was elected president; John Flotow, vice-president; Janie Ruth Herring, secretary; Melvin Sheely, treasurer; and Robert Krueger, sergeant-at-arms. The social committee was composed of Catherine Ryske, Alice Brant, Norma Katz, and Virginia Laskoske. The publicity committee consisted of Charlene Lukow. Mildred Shawley, and Marian Rudnick. The welfare committee was made up of Violet Schultz. Phyllis Mayer, Harriet Wheeler, and Hazel Dirks. The big function of the Commerce Club is the sponsoring and financing of the commercial mass contest. By selling candy at noon and after school, the organization was able to send representatives down to the state contest at Muncie. One of the activities of the club was the sponsoring of the Christmas mingler on December 20. During the dance Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus appeared with presents for all. Throughout the year, representatives from business concerns spoke at the meetings on the various phases of business practice.First Row—Ryske. Kiciiitz. Second Row—Shawley, Volksdorf, Mann (Instructor), Kieffer, Moenkhaus. Commercial Contest Each year the Ball State Teachers' College of Muncie, Indiana, sponsors a state-wide commercial contest. Every student taking bookkeeping, shorthand, or typing participates in the mass contest. The results throughout the state are tabulated. The median scores in beginning typing, advanced typing, beginning bookkeeping, advanced bookkeeping, beginning shorthand, and advanced shorthand are then listed. In each of the six divisions the schools with the twenty-five highest medians are each qualified to send three students to the State Contest. In April, 1934, Michigan City was fortunate to place teams in all events but advanced bookkeeping, in which no instruction is offered here. At Muncie, the beginning typewriting team placed second, winning a beautiful plaque. On the team were Mildred Shawley, Mildred Volksdorf, and Catherine Ryske. Mildred Volksdorf placed first as an individual, and Catherine Ryske, third; each received an attractive medal. The advanced typewriting team won its event over the 24 other schools and was presented with a plaque. Oreatha Moenkhaus, Anita Kienitz, and Adena Kieffer composed the team. Adena Kieffer won the third place medal in the individual awards. Michigan City's remaining three teams made very fine showings. The beginning bookkeeping team was represented by Marian Weiler, Rosalee Keys, and Marian Lindeman. Beginning shorthand contestants were Loretta Kush, Alice Brant, and Janie Ruth Herring. The advanced shorthand team was Margene Draves. Dorothy Bard, and Fay Felske. Because Michigan City made the greatest number of points in typewriting, the school received the Typing Cup. Because Michigan City amassed the greatest of total points in the three divisions, the school became the winner of the grand prize — The Governor’s Cup.l'irst Row -Volksdorf, Ryske. Rlicdung, Ericson, Hibhs. Second Row- Miller, Shawley, Swart, Herring. Third Row Dunn, Keys, Kush. Commercial Contest In the fourteenth annual State Commercial Contest held at Ball State Teachers College, April 27, 1935, Michigan City again received honors and awards. In the advanced typing division, the team ranked first and received for this place a beautiful plaque. This honor was won by Mildred Volksdorf. Catherine Ryske. and Mildred Shawley, writing on L. C. Smith typewriters. This is the second year that this group has ranked at the top in this subject in a state contest. In the shorthand contest, the beginning team ranked third in the state meet and received a plaque award for this. Members of this team were Lucille Bliedung, Mildred Volksdorf. and Barbara Dunn. In the beginning bookkeeping event, Michigan City received recognition by securing third place among individual winners. LaVerne F.ricson received a beautiful pin for this achievement. Exact placements for the advanced shorthand, beginning typing, and beginning bookkeeping teams are not available at this time, but they will be ranked among the first five schools in each event. Members of the beginning typing team were Rosalee Keys, Jane Hibbs, and Grace Swart. Members of the advanced shorthand team included Loretta Kush. Catherine Ryske, and Janie Ruth Herring. The beginning bookkeeping team was composed of Genevieve Miller. Dorothy Warkentine, and LaVerne Ericson. Letters are always awarded to any student who places as an individual or is a member of a team which places in the State Commercial Contest. This year letters will be awarded to: Mildred Volksdorf, Mildred Shawley, Barbara Dunn, Lucille Bliedung. Catherine Ryske. and LaVerne Ericson. Lew Wallace of Gary received the Governor s Cup, which was won last year by Michigan City. This award is given to the school receiving the greatest number of points. Michigan City takes part each year in the Commercial Contest and has always been successful in making a splendid showing.First Row-Santow. Fabian. Jantzen, Sonnenberg. Krimbachcr. Miller. F. Kinsey, Munson (sponsor). Second Row Jordan. Koehler. Krueger, Nichols. Kinsey. Allen. Welham, 11ultin. I hir l Row Bobbin, Jesch, Niemann. I.ubke. Keys. Glafcke. Kaeding. Carlson. Qerman Club Germany — its people, its customs, its art, its scenery — interests the German Club. The members of the club purport to enlarge their vocabularies and to increase their appreciation of Germany—old and new. They aim to secure a better understanding of German history and historical personages. German literature and music hold an upper hand at the meetings. Sponsored by Miss Wilhelmina Munson, Deutsche Verein is open to any student who has had at least one semester of German. Meetings are usually held twice a month. For the first semester the organization selected Dorothy Miller as president, Roselea Sonnenberg as vice-president, and Rose Krimbacher as secretary-treasurer. The second semester Flda Jordan was chosen president; Ruth Jesch, vice-president; and Hazel Dirks, secretary-treasurer. At the meetings the members are entertained by German songs, games, reports, and dialogues. An outstanding program was the one at which Miss Eva Zink discussed the traits of the German people. Miss Zink had toured Europe in the summer and had found Germany particularly interesting. Another feature of the year was an attendance contest. One team, captained by Florence Kinsey, consisted of Dorothy Santow, Rose Krimbacher, John Carlson, Edith Welham. Ethel Krueger, Bernard Lohman, Roselea Sonnenberg, Charlotte Kinsey, and Miriam Glafcke. The other team captained by Ruth Lubke, was composed of Joyce Will, Elda Jordan. Dalora Nichols, Eileen Allen. Ruth Fisch. Ralph Long, Warren Schroeder. Edna Guernsey, Dorothy Miller, and Hazel Dirks. The year was climaxed with the annual German Club banquet, the social high light of the club year.First Row Morris. Ford. Crawford. Staver. Dunn. Warkentine. Fladiger, McKee. Carstens. Hurklow. Second Row- Swanson, Levin, YVidelski, Gibron, Swart. Ilealy. Keene, Collins. Johnson, Russell (sponsor). Third Row Taylor, Dolemho. Krueger. I.uhke, Schmidt. Mickelek. Carlson, Stein. Fourth Row llirsch. Wentland. Hrummel. Rohder. Robinson. Knapp. Osos. Richmond. Weatherbce. Fifth Row Denting. Burgess. Wcldy. Steinke, Nichols, Ohmittg. Loy. Muniting. Keahan. Valleau. Sixth Row— Manny, Swanson. Kahn, Anastos, Hubbard. Culley. Lambka, heist, Nasser, Costino. Latin Club The improvement of cultural, intellectual, and social backgrounds of Latin students is the purpose of the Latin Club. During the school year this organization has centered the theme of its meetings around this purpose. The club has approximately sixty enrolled members. Each member is required to have had at least one year of Latin. The officers of the club during the year were Dorothy Warkentine, president; Marjory Fladiger. vice-president; and Barbara Dunn, secretary-treasurer. The entertainment for the semester was under the direction of Marjorie Ohming. Mrs. Jane Russell is the sponsor of the club. She has served in this capacity for the past ten years. Rome and its languages and customs are the chief interests of the Latin Club. The programs for the meetings consist of instructive material pertaining to ancient Rome, its gods, government, and great men. A meeting pertaining to the greatest lyric poet of Rome, Horace, was held on February I I. Speeches, reports, and a one-act play which depicted his life were given. Several other meetings were given in commemoration of various other great leaders. A party was given at Christmas celebrating the Saturnalia. The Saturnalia was a holiday celebrated at Rome, by the early Christians, who feared persecution. Mrs. Cornelia Anderson was the guest of honor. Each person attending was required to make a Christmas greeting showing Roman influence. George Anastos received the prize. Robert Hirsch gave a very interesting interpretation of the Jewish celebration for Christmas. Several piano solos were given by Norman Leist and then carol singing was enjoyed. In past years the club has always enjoyed a banquet at the end of the year. This is carried out in Roman fashion. Plays, skits, and dialogues all lend enchantment to the atmosphere. Last year the play "In Mar's Bowling Alley” was presented.Gilmore, Carstens, Herring, Pcpplc. Quill and Scroll Election to the Quill and Scroll Society is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a high school journalist. The requirements are strict. A student must be of at least junior or senior classification. He must be in the upper third of his class in general scholastic standing. He must have done superior work in writing, editing, or business management. He must be recommended by the journalism supervisor, and must be approved by the national secretary-treasurer of the Society. To this end a complete journalistic record of the candidate for membership must be transmitted to the secretary-treasurer by the local supervisor. The purpose of Quill and Scroll is to instill in the students the ideal of scholarship, to advance the standards of the profession of journalism by developing better journalists and by teaching a higher code of ethics, and to promote exact and dispassionate thinking and clear and forceful writing. The Michigan City chapter of the Society is newly organized, having been formed the first semester of this year. Four journalism students at that time wen the honor of becoming charter members in the chapter. The four were Eugene Pepple, Dorothy Carstens, Janie Ruth Herring, and Herbert Gilmore. Miss Ollie Gardner, journalism instructor, acts as sponsor. The initiation of the charter four took place on January 30. They were presented with handsome pins and charters of membership. Miss Dorothy Misener of the Michigan City News spoke on the qualifications of a good reporter. Mr. H. F. Bailey of the Evening Dispatch discussed the subject of advertising. Eugene Ciolek, Erma Fox, Barbara Gale, Fred Hoodwin, Alvera Johnson, Ruth McCracken, Annetta Mae Nichols, Pat Peat, and Minette Richter qualified for membership during the second semester.First Row Streeter, McCracken. Peat, Richter. Fox. Herring, Carstens. Second Row -Rook. Gale, Vaughn, Brown. Hoodwin, Nichols, Johnson, Nasser. Third Row—Teets, Misener,, Schroeder, Pepplc, Ciolck, Fritz, Kominiarek. The Crimson Comet When a dog bites a man, that's nothing, but when a man bites a dog, that’s news. With this idea in mind, the journalism class goes about gathering the news of the week to be published every Monday in The Crimson Comet, the weekly publication of the school. Banquets, club meetings, gossip, athletic contests, competitions, speakers, illnesses—all have their part in making the news each week for the Comet. The Crimson Comet has been the sole chronicler of our school for a great many years. It was formerly under the supervision of Miss Goldie Shepherd, but in the last few years. Miss Ollie Gardner has taken over the reins, as part of the journalism course. The paper is one of the highest ranking of schools of any size in the land. The National Scholastic Press Association awarded it a First Class Honor Rating. The Quill and Scroll Society honored the Comet with an International First Place award. The latter organization commended the Comet for its high quality of writing, the wide variety of school interests featured in its columns, its selective handling of material, and its originality. Some of the innovations were the Vermilion Commento, "a paper within a paper"; the original cartoons by students; and a freer use of faculty and student pictures. An outstanding issue was the one of April 8. A ten page issue celebrating the 300th anniversary of secondary education was produced with a circulation of two thousand five hundred. Kenneth Fritz served as editor-in-chief for the first semester. The associate editors were Valoe Vaughn and Erma Fox. Herbert Gilmore acted as managing editor. The business and advertising editors were Clifford Burau and Raymond Levin, respectively. The sports editor was Eugene Pepple. The second semester the Comet was headed by Fred Hoodwin. editor-in-chief. The associate editors were Barbara Gale. Ruth McCracken. Annetta Mae Nichols, and Minette Richter. The business manager was Conrad Kominiarek. The advertising managers were Pat Peat and Clarence Brown. The sports editor was Eugene Ciolek.First Row- B. Krueger. Burau. Levin. Havilantl, Sadenwater, B. Harris. Kintzele, Kcav. Rudnick. Morgan. Lichtenbcrg, Valleau. Loy. Kcleher. Second Row Kominiarck, Mood win. Kladigcr, Fritz, Griswold, ( Kinsey. Bodis. A. Harris. Hall. Katz, Garrett. Mart. F. Kinsey. S. Krueger. Rohder, Gardner (sponsor). Brown. Third Row Niemann, Prohl, Dittman. Ziegler, Dabkowski, Drehmel. Mart. Green, Allgootl, Will, Pritchett, Wilson. Weiler. Speech Banquet "Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking—This antiquated beginning for a speech could well be applied to public speaking students who made their debut at the speech banquet on December 1 I. The students gave this, their first public demonstration, under the able guidance of Miss Ollie Gardner, public speaking instructor. The Foods classes, under the supervision of Mrs. Hart, served dinner at five o’clock in the cafeteria. During the banquet Betty Lichtenberg and Betty Valleau, accompanied by Norma Katz, played two violin duets. Mrs. Alice Drehmel and Mr. Harmon Green were the two guest speakers of the evening. Mr. Green. M. C. H. S. graduate, who was winner of the State Discussion Contest in 1928, spoke on the subject "The Practical Values of Public Speaking." He said that public speaking aids students in their classroom work because it teaches them to think logically; it also enlarges their speaking vocabularies and gives them poise and confidence in speaking before large audiences. The second speaker. Mrs. Drehmel, who has been in charge of corrective speech work in Michigan City for over a year, discussed the methods used to correct faulty articulation and stammering. Bertha Rohder. acting as toastmistress, gave the speech of welcome and introduced Fred Hoodwin. who in the role of an Oriental seer, prophesied what the members of the public speaking class would be doing twenty years in the future. To make the prophecy realistic, each pupil enacted the role of the eccentric character into which he was supposed to develop. After the entire class had given their impersonations, a poll was taken in the audience to decide who gave the best reading. Miss Gardner awarded a box of chocolates to Alvera Johnson, first prize winner, who had given an impersonation entitled "Sis Hopkins and Her Beau Bilious. Betty Valleau and John Keleher ranked second and third, respectively. The program closed with the singing of a song entitled “A Day in the Life of Johnny Speechmaker," which had been written especially for the occasion by Miss Gardner.First Row Ru Inick Rohder. Miller. Robinson. Barcnic. Meyer. Second Row Woodard. Rook. Neid. Austin. Nichols. Harris. Third Row Burau. Robeson. Blank. Iloodwin, Fritz, Kcay. Not in picture: Catherine Hollis and Eugene Ciolek. Elstonian Staff In the latter part of October. 1934. the members of the Elstonian Staff, whose duty it is to publish a yearbook depicting the high school career of the seniors, were chosen on the basis of leadership and ability by a committee composed of the class sponsors and officers. Jean Robinson was given the position of editor-in-chief because of her leadership and literary ability. Rose Neid, one of the most talented artists ever to graduate from this school, was selected as art editor. That shrewd business man, Howard Harris, rendered his services as advertising manager, while the committee chose Raymond Robeson as business manager because he possessed definite talents along that line. For the same reason, Willard Woodard became circulation manager, whose responsibility includes the subscription campaign and the distribution of the books. Annetta Mae Nichols was chosen as faculty editor, while Dorothy Austin was chosen as Senior Class editor. Ruth Meyer and Kenneth Fritz were given the task of writing up the histories of the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Classes. Fred Hoodwin and Bruce Keay were named activities editors, whose duties cover mainly the collecting of material on the various organizations and activities throughout the school and the writing of it in an attractive style. For her initiative and originality, the committee selected Catherine Hollis as feature editor. Clifford Burau and Eugene Ciolek were given the position of sports editors for boys, while Genevieve Miller became sports editor for the girls. Marian Rudnick and John Blank, as snapshot editors, raced frantically around the school, taking and collecting snaps, never once regretting their nerve-wracking positions. Bertha Rohder, because of her very rare talent along literary lines, was chosen as literary editor. Erma Rook and Genevieve Barenie were selected as typists for the annual because of their speed and accuracy. To the efforts of this group of seniors the success of the Elstonian may be attributed.First Row- Krueger, Bablaui, Rice, Adams, VVeatherbee. Second Row Fleming, Nicholas (sponsor). Hedge, Knoth, Hanske, Sass. Loafers’ Club La Rochefoucauld once said: "Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue." With this view in mind, a group of hypocrisy-hating students took upon itself the task of placing the art of loafing upon an intelligent, systematic basis. The manufacturing of automobiles has been systematized. The baking of bread has been systematized. The bottling of milk has been systematized. Even the building of apartment houses has been systematized. Why not the art of loafing? Men have loafed for years and years. Loafing intelligently comes only after much study and practice. It has become a treasured institution, handed down from generation to generation as a sacred heirloom. Accordingly, this pioneering group of students met in the month of February in order to organize under the sponsorship of Mr. J. H. Nicholas, auto shop instructor. Robert Knoth was elected president; Arthur Sass, vice-president; and Walter Hanske, secretary. The membership of the Loafers’ Club is limited to those who will pledge themselves to put their hearts and souls into their loafing. Any member who, without valid excuse, has not effected any expert loafing for a period of two weeks or who has idled unintelligently on a committee assignment is automatically dropped from the club. Many interesting speeches on various hobbies were presented before the group during the year. Mr. G. L. Irgang, English and vocational instructor, discussed stamp collecting. Mr. Frank Neff, teacher of shop mathematics and science, described the construction of model wagons. Mr. Cecil Wickham, junior high science teacher, spoke on model railroads.First Row—Rehbein, Irgang (advisor). Rohder. Hollis. Barenic. Levin. Second Row- Komasinski. Rook, Stanley, Nichols, Fladigcr, Sands. Weatherbee. Third Row—Ciolek. Robeson, Mahns, Morse, Lafrentz. Hall Patrolmen It is the duty of the hall patrolmen to see that good order is maintained in the corridors of our school. To them belongs the obligation of seeing that there is no loud talking, no unnecessary loitering, no whistling or running, and no disturbance of any kind in the halls. It is not an easy task. The hall patrolman must be on the job from 8:15 to 8:30 in the morning and from 12:45 to l::00 at noon. He must be impartial and fair to all students. He must be passing in all of his subjects all of the time. The members of the hall patrol are carefully selected by the Student Council, which takes into consideration, the student’s character, leadership, and service. The chief of the patrol is picked because of his outstanding qualification on each of the three points. He confers with and sees that the orders of the supervisor, Mr. George L. Irgang, are carried out. This year, Eugene Ciolek served as chief. On each floor is an assistant head patrolman who takes responsibility for his respective floor. Eugene Pepple acted in that capacity on the first floor during the first semester. Raymond Robeson took over the duties for the sec»nd semester. John Erickson was the assistant on the second floor, and Maurice Mahns on the third floor for the entire year. The following students served as hall patrolmen throughout the school year: Douglas Pepple. Bertha Rohder, Kenneth Lafrentz, Louis Stupeck, Edward Morse, Erma Rook, Catherine Hollis, Raymond Beahan, Robert Arnold, Lois Herbert, Edmund Komasinski, Genevieve Barenie, Carl Weather-bee, Leonard Rehbein, Marian Levin, Leo Sands, James McKee, Marjorie Fladiger, John Wilson, Conrad Kominiarek, and Dolly Stanley. Each patrolman is usually identified by a shiny, policeman-like badge. But, one must be careful. There are plain clothes men even on the hall patrol.Junior Prom Our Junior Banquet and Prom, the climax of the Isaac C. Elston High School social season, was held at Barker Hall on May 25, 1934, in honor of the Class of 1934. The Junior Class, under the direction of Miss Mildred Dahlberg and Mr. L. W. Smith, conducted the affair in such a manner that it was considered one of the most successful proms in the history of the school. Delightful music supplied by the Junior String Ensemble was enjoyed during the banquet. The table decorations followed the modernistic theme, "This Day and Age." Eugene Pepple, president of the Junior Class, opened the after-dinner program with a speech of welcome to the graduating group. The response was given by John Hirschmann, Senior president. After these introductory speeches Miss Goldie Shepherd. Senior Class sponsor, gave the prologue. The first part of the theme, "This Day, was discussed by Miss Wilhel-mina Munson, Dean of Girls. After Miss Munson’s talk Jean Robinson gave a reading entitled "One Doesn't." Onnie Cochran. Alvin Drake, and John Westphal formed a trio and sang "School Daze. This number was so popular with the audience that an encore was demanded. Annetta Mae Nichols and Fred Hoodwin presented a poem entitled "Among My Souvenirs." which related episodes in the school activities of various seniors. Mr. M. L. Knapp, principal of the high school, continued the discussion of the theme by presenting a talk entitled "This Age." The entertainment continued with a one-act play, "When Old Friends Meet." The cast was composed of juniors who impersonated several graduating seniors as they would be twenty-five years hence. The program closed with the entire Junior Class singing "Adieu, Good Luck to You" to the seniors. The remainder of the evening was spent dancing to the melodies of Gene Cook and his orchestra.Athletics Having ill luck with his 1934 football proteges. Coach "Andy" Gill nevertheless worked industriously to perfect a machine to uphold the reputation made by his previous elevens. In the fourteen years that Mr. Gill has headed the athletic department, he has turned out successful teams. Last year, 1933, Coach Gill had the best defensive aggregation in the history of the school. With five regulars back he made plans for another powerful machine, only to have one leave school at the start of the season and another hurt seriously in the middle of the season. However, he kept on and finally closed the season with a 500 average. To enable Coach Gill to hold spring football practice without having to worry about track, the Board of Education appointed Mr. Delbert L. Miller, junior high athletic mentor, as head track coach. This change marked the first year out of fourteen handle both football and track duties. ' 1 r t r i Two state teams in four years! That is the record which Coach Loren E. Ellis boasts. In addition to these, another team, that of 1933-1934, was also reputed to be one of the strongest in the state, but was upset in the regional tournament by a frenzied Valparaiso team. 26-24. Six out of the ten players who traveled to Valparaiso that year came back as lettermen for the 1934-1935 team. However, the captain-elect, Felix Bonislawski, left school, and Cliff Burau was lost to the team until the last half of the season, because of a football injury. Undaunted by this turn of luck. Coach Ellis worked to round his team into shape for its scheduled games, although fans everywhere claimed that the loss of the two aforementioned boys spelled the ruin of his team. Coach Ellis, whether he believed this statement or not. gave no indications, and when the regular scheduled season closed, his team had still to be defeated, having won seventeen straight games. The team lost one game. 30-20, to Froebel in the N. I. H. S. C. playoff, then breezed through the sectional and regional tournaments and went down state. It won its first game, against Mentone, 35-24, but dropped the next tilt to Jeffersonville. 26-23. The boys who have played under Mr. Ellis attribute his success as a coach to his extensive knowledge of the game and his ability to create and maintain a spirit of cooperation among the members of his teams. Loren Ellis Basketball CoachFirst Row -Jesse. Adams. Ncspo. Huryn. Peus. E. Haviland, Morgan. Second Row-Frankinburger, May, Hoffman. Conklin. Bohlim. Stevens. Maxey (sponsor). I Hir.l Row-I.. Haviland. C llurklow. Filers. Abraham. Fourth Row Hnrbart, Hreitzka. Bagby. Job, VoUtorf, Dolczal. I rzybylinskt. Boosters1 Club The Boosters’ Club was organized in 1933. The motto of the club is “Boost Athletics.” The members have been very successful in living up to this ideal. The club supports athletics. Some of the activities of the club during the football season include taking care of the opposing teams, fixing the held before the games, acting as ushers in the grandstand, and keeping score for the games. During basketball season the Boosters’ Club makes posters for advertising the games, attends to the visiting teams, and manages the check room. The club has reduced the expenses of the athletic department greatly in these ways. The Boosters’ Club also prepares the programs for our pep sessions. The pep session for the tournament was put over successfully. A humorous part of the program consisted of the basketball players’ speeches. The sponsor leagues of basketball and baseball and the intramural tennis tournament were also sponsored by the Boosters Club. Each year the club awards a handsome cup to the winner of each league. This encourages the players and adds more interest to the games. Francis Huryn, because of his fine work during previous years, was chosen president of the club. Harvey Volstorf was vice-president; Victor Bagby. secretary; and Marshall Harbart. sergeant-at-arms. Willingness to help, passing grades in all subjects, and attendance at a meeting previous to admission are the requirements for membership. Mr. Maxey. Mr. F.llis, and Mr. Gill are the sponsors of the club.Jvrs , Row- Adams. Stephens. Bintz. Verganc. Weiler, IVus. Uaughey. Second Row Klotow, Regas, . Hurklow. K. Hurklow. Huryn, Berry. Garwood. Third Row -Werdinc. Hacker, V’olstorf, Ciolek. Oszust, Keen. Lettermen’s Club The Lettermen s Club—the one organization in school that includes in its membership all the prominent athletes — has for its president this year probably the most advertised athlete of the high school. William Vergane, knowledge of whose punting ability has already reached the Atlantic coast, heads the organization, with Gerald Weiler, All-Conference end last season, as vice-president, and Francis Huryn as secretary-treasurer. Membership in the Lettermen’s Club, which was organized in 1924-25, is open to all boys who have won a letter in any of the recognized high school sports. The organization does not meet regularly, and the one big meeting is the annual Lettermen's Banquet, held the latter part of May. This year the banquet was greater in importance than any in previous years, because three honor awards were presented at the function. The Riebe Cup, awarded to a member of the basketball team on the basis of scholastic ability and athletic attitude was presented to this year’s recipient. Last year Cliff Burau received the award. The News Track Trophy, presented to the member of the track team who contributed the most toward the success of the team during the present season, was awarded. The award is based on points won in competition. on training, on mental attitude, and on scholarship, and is presented to the youth meeting the majority of these requirements. The Phi Delt award, given to the most promising all-round athlete with the best scholastic record, was also presented at the annual banquet. The committee planned to hold the banquet on May I 4 at the Elk's Club.First Row Burau. Bintz, Vergane. Oszust. llcnnard. Bowman, Steele, Wciler, Ciolck. Keen, Harbart. Second Row Moore, Beahan, liinchman, Hacker. Voting, lloodwin. Yolstorf, Berry, Huryn. Krueger. Burklow. Third Row -Stephens. Rice, LaRocco. Ritter. Bisclioff, (Mark, Regas. Kicffer. Baines. Nasser, Garwood, Wcrdine. Bonislawski. Football The Michigan City Red Devils began their 1934 football season in a blaze of glory as they soundly trounced Loyola Military Academy of Chicago, 25-7, Saturday, September 22 on Gill field. The weight of the two teams counted considerably. Michigan City outweighed the visitors, and proved to be too much for the academy. The following Saturday Michigan City met Goshen, the team reputed to be Michigan City’s jinx. The score proved that they were. They defeated us by the margin of 12-14 in a wild and fast game marked by long runs, forward passes, line plunges, and everything that people would want to see in a game. Phend, backfield man of Goshen, Vergane and Burau of Michigan City were the leading ground gainers. Then on Saturday, October 6, the Red Devils met with defeat by playing the champion of the Chicago suburban league, Evanston. The final score was 3 1 -6. Evanston had a powerhouse team—large, fast, and brainy. Although Michigan City was outclassed, we put up a wonderful battle. Then came the big game with the Central Bears, which was the first night appearance of the Red Devils. South Bend had been the outstanding team in the Eastern division for the past six years, and was again headed for the championship. The Red Devils went out on the school field in South Bend as the underdogs. The result of the game was surprising to everybody. Michigan City was defeated but was credited with outfighting the Bears. The final score was 7-0, but the score didn’t compare with the playing. Basker and Rice, South Bend ace ball carriers made some fine runs, while Stephens and Ciolek gained most of the yardage for Michigan City. Bill Vergane s punting was outstanding. Following the South Bend Central game on Saturday, Michigan City met Riley of South Bend, another team in line for the eastern championship, as they were still undefeated. A pass from Ciolek to Weiler and a line plunge for the extra point by Burau won the game. Riley made its touchdown in the last minute of play, but failed to score the extra point, which made the finalFootball Iluryu Steele Hurklow Wenline Keen Berry score 7-6. Stoyko, fleetfooted halfback of Riley, was outstanding for his team, while Burau and Vergane were outstanding offensively and defensively, respectively, for Michigan City. When Riley was defeated, our old rival, Laporte, looked forward to upsetting us in a very mild manner. On Friday night after the Riley game, the Red Devils prepared for a hard battle. Laporte figured that it was their year to beat us and would, no doubt, try desperately. Michigan City scored its touchdown at the beginning of the second quarter. Then Janzaruk of Laporte scored their touchdown in the final minutes of the third quarter. The game was thrilling throughout, being rough and fast. Clifford Burau suffered a broken shoulder, which eliminated him from athletics for the remainder of the year. A pass from Stephens, quarter, to Russell Berry, sophomore halfback, resulted in the Michigan City touchdown. Stephens then attempted to convert the extra piont, but his dropkick was six inches wide. Following the Laporte game, the Devils met with defeat from the Mishawaka Maroons by the score of 19-0. The game wasn’t outstanding on the part of Michigan City, because everything seemed to go wrong. In the second half the Red Devils started to throw passes, which meant only defeat as the Maroons intercepted them and ran for touchdowns. Polinck and DeWitte each intercepted a Michigan City pass and raced for touchdowns. On an end run Polinck scored the other touchdown for Mishawaka. In the next encounter of the season the Red Devils wallopped Elkhart, 28-0, in their final home game. During the whole game, the Devils dominated the play. In the closing minutes of the game. Coach Gill had an allsenior team, thus giving some of the seniors who had never been in a game a chance to play. For the Gillmen, Stephens, Ciolek, Vergane. and Bintz were outstanding, each scoring BowmanFootball a touchdown. Ciolek and Stephens averaged six yards an attempt, and the latter also converted his first droplock of the season after the first touchdown. Coming from behind in the last half, the Michigan City Red Devils closed their 1934 season victoriously by defeating Culver Military Academy by the score of I 3-7. The game was all in Culver's favor during the first half, but at the beginning of the second half things changed. Stephens carried the kickoff back to Culver’s 35-yard line. Vergane hit right tackle for five yards, and then a pass, Ciolek to Vergane, was good for 1 6 yards, putting the ball on Culver’s 1 4-yard line. Vergane circled left end for five yards and on the next play went through right tackle for a touchdown, carrying two Culver men over with him. The try for the extra point was not good. In the fourth quarter, passes by Stephens and Ciolek advanced the ball from the Culver 45-yard line to the 5-yard line. Vergane then circled left end for the touchdown. A surprise play, a pass from Stephens to Ciolek, was good for the extra point, making the score 1 3-7. At the end of the season fourteen men received letters. Eight of them were graduating seniors: Ciolek, Weiler, Burau, Vergane, Bintz, Stephens, Volstorf, and Huryn. The six who will return are: Burklow, Keen, Werdine, Berry, Bowman, and Steele. Two of the Red Devils were selected for all-conference honors in a poll which included all coaches and officials in the conference. William Vergane and Harvey Bintz were the successful and fortunate boys. Gerald Weiler, another Red Devil, was given this honor last year. Bintz and Vergane were selected by unanimous vote, a fact which was quite an honor, as only three other players in the conference were unanimously selected for the team. Vergane also won a "most valuable player" and popularity contest sponsored by the News and the Lake Theatre. Bintz Weiler Ciolek Vergane Burau Stephens HackerBasketball Ciolek Burau Berry Stephens Weiler Krueger The Michigan City Red Devil basketball team, said to be weakened by the absence of two of its regulars from the year before, showed great possibilities by beating our Alumni, 27-20, on Friday, November 23. Felix Bonislawski, captain elect, preferred working to attending school, and Cliff Burau was absent because of a football injury. These boys were to have been the mainstays of the team, but they did not seem to be missed very much in the Alumni game. Continuing on the path of victory, the Red Imps downed Niles, Michigan, on Wednesday, November 28, by the score of 33-21. The Niles team was the champion of the "B" league of southern Michigan, but could not quite keep up with the fleetfooted Red Devils. Captain Johnny Flotow and "Big Bill" Vergane led the Michigan Cityans to victory. Saturday, December 8, saw the Red Devils come within three points of a tie and possible defeat when Washington of East Chicago staged a beautiful rally in the last few minutes to come up to the final count of 36-33. The Senators were one of the chief contenders for the western division crown, and the victory established prestige for Michigan City. The Red Imps’ victory was really due to brilliant passwork that kept the ball in their possession during most of the game. On Friday. December 1 4, the Michigan City team journeyed to Elkhart for its first conference game. The contest turned into a complete rout, with the Imps running wild to score 34 points to the Blue Blazers’ 14. Bill Vergane and Captain Johnny Flotow paced the Red Devils. The old Barn on Saturday night, December 1 5, was the scene of the cleanest game played during the year, when the Imps took on Lyons, Indiana. Having scored a total of 240 points in six games, the Lyons team was classed as one of the best in the state and was expected to take our Devils in stride. However, the smaller Imps kept the ball away from the rangy Lyons’ five, and after a brilliantly played game, ended up on the long end of the 33-2 7 score. On Friday night, December 21, the Imps nosed out our traditional rival, LaPorte, 26-24. The tilt was one of the "wild and woolly" variety, with Bill Vergane and Gene Ciolek turning in outstanding performances. The contest was not a conference tilt. In the last game on the 1934 schedule, the Imps smothered the Newark, New Jersey five, 55-20, raising their undefeated string to seven straight. The Red Devils were a powerhouse on offense and scored almost at will. Bill Vergane, Captain Johnny Flotow, and Johnny Gay were outstanding.Basketball Inaugurating the 1935 half of their schedule with a conference game, the Imps increased their undefeated string to eight in a row at the expense of the Goshen Redskins, 33-18. The Red Devils led for the last three quarters and were not in danger at any time. Captain Johnny Flotow practically monopolized the scoring with six baskets and four free throws for a total of 1 6 points. On January 11, the strong Lindblom, Chicago. five journeyed to Michigan City to take a 41-30 trouncing at the hands of the Red Devils. While the Devils were trouncing Lindblom, Nap-panee, formerly tied with Michigan City, lost to Central of South Bend, leaving the Red Imps in undisputed possession of first place in the eastern division of the conference. The following Friday night Nappanee came to Michigan City, only to meet defeat. The Red Devils led throughout the tilt, but the score would not indicate the fact, as the game ended 32-30. Nappanee had the opportunity of knocking Michigan City out of the eastern division title, but was unsuccessful. Cliff Burau, who returned to the lineup after being out for three months with a football injury, proved to be the spark which sent the team on to victory. Central of South Bend came to Michigan City, only to be the eleventh victim of the Red Devils. The game was a very simple task for the Imps, and they ran the score up to 40 to South Bend’s 20. Rochester, Indiana, on Saturday. January 26, was probably the scene of the Imps' best played game. Trailing during most of the game, the Red Devils staged a magnificent rally in the closing minutes to knot the score at 28-28 when the gun was fired. In the first overtime, Rochester dropped in a field goal to put them ahead, 30-28. A minute later Captain Johnny Flotow dropped a long shot as the gun ended the first overtime. In the second overtime. Gene Ciolek was fouled with about 30 seconds left to play. With victory depending on his shot, Ciolek made the free throw, putting the Devils ahead, 31-30. The Red Devils hit their stride again on Friday, February I, and with a 38-18 victory over Laporte, extended their win streak to I 3 straight games, making them one of the two major undefeated teams in the state. This game was a conference tilt and was the fifth straight victory over eastern division teams. The game scheduled for Saturday, February 2, at Hammond Tech, was cancelled because of a very serious scarlet fever epidemic in the Calumet region. Wrganc Flotow Gay Erickson llaughcyFirst Row Hurau. Cjawronski. C'iolek. Vervane, Erickson. Krueger. Berrv. Second Row Wciler, Jennings. Brooker, Sterne, Flotow, Gay. Ellis (coach). Third Row—Mighore, Haughey, Stephens. The Mishawaka Maroons, last obstacle to prevent Michigan City from annexing its first conference championship, fell before a third quarter drive that gave the Red Devils an edge in the game that ended, 31-25, in their favor. A free throw in the last minutes of the game, gave Michigan City another one-point victory, this time over the Valparaiso Vikings, 23-22, on Saturday, February 9. Gene Ciolek again made the point that spelled victory. The last scheduled home game of the season was a conference tilt with Riley of South Bend, and the Red Devils breezed through the Wildcats with no great trouble, to win the eastern division title. The Imps traveled to North Judson for their last game of the season on Saturday. February 16, and overwhelmed the Blue Jays by the score of 40-28. The game was raggedly played, and there were no individual stars, although Bill Vergane topped the evenly divided scoring with 1 0 points. The Michigan City team was supposed to have played the Whiting Oilers the following week-end, but the game was called off because of the conference championship play-off. Michigan City was the undisputed winner of the eastern division, while Froebel and Hammond High tied in the western division. Michigan City's opponent was decided by the flip of a coin, and Froebel was successful. Celebrating Washington's Birthday on Friday, February 22, the Froebel Blue Devils came to Michigan City and did what powerful teams from four states could not accomplish. The final score of the game was 30-20 in Froebel s favor. After this defeat Michigan City prepared for the sectional tournament, held at the Laporte Civic Auditorium. Michigan City won the tourney without much trouble, by beating Rolling Prairie in the final game by the score of 42-17. The next week the Red Devils entered the regional tournament as the underdogs. Everyone favored Hammond, but much to his surprise Michigan City defeated Hammond in the final game by the score of 27-24. To get to the finals of this tournament, Michigan City defeated Valparaiso. The state tournament was the next and last trip for the Red Imps. Mentone was the first victim of the Devils. The score was 35-24. The second game of the tournament was with the Red Devil team from way down in southern Indiana, Jeffersonville, which defeated Michigan City by the score of 26-23.N. J, Riebe Cup The N. J. Riebe Cup for basketball sportsmanship was won by John Flotow this year. This cup, donated by Mr. Riebe last year to promote better sportsmanship, was first won by Cliff Burau. The award is based upon six points: sound scholastic standing, earnest effort, the right attitude toward the game, team work, aggressiveness, and mental attitude. The selection was made by Coach Loren Ellis, Principal M. L. Knapp, and Dr. Daniel G. Bernoske, who deliberated for some time before finally coming to their decision. John Flotow was selected by the committee because he met the qualifications better than any other member of the team. The boys had chosen him captain, and he proved worthy of their trust, for he made an excellent leader of the team. The boys respected and liked him; consequently they followed his leadership well. Scholastically he ranked above the average student; therefore his eligibility was never doubtful. Because of his keen mind, he proved to be the coolest one on the team, as well as being a clever, instinctive player. John put his best efforts into the game at all times—in fact, he lived the game. As a result of sincere interest and faithful, conscientious practice, he became the best shot on the team. Size did not account for his success, because he was one of the smaller men on the team. Interest, determination, and fight, plus poise and clear thinking, were his strong points. At the state tournament, he showed his fine spirit and ability, although he was really ill—suffering from a sinus infection at the time. Winning the Riebe Award means that the name of John Flotow will be inscribed below that of Clifford Burau on the silver loving cup, which is kept on display in the high school trophy case. Each year another name will be engraved below those of the first two winners of this cup.Wrestling Unable to schedule meets with other schools, Michigan City for the third consecutive year was without a representative wrestling team. Wrestling is a minor sport and is not so popular with the public as the other sports. This fact makes the gate receipts so low that most of the high schools can not afford to have teams. Although no matches were scheduled, some boys came out every evening after school and practiced faithfully. Those boys who did that helped themselves tremendously in developing their physical structure. Coach Andy Gill practiced with the boys every evening and showed them a few mat tricks. He also wrestled with the boys and won from practically every boy on the team. Michigan City has turned out some fine wrestlers in the past, but it is almost impossible to find some outstanding wrestler now without competitive meets. Good prospects included Debree, 100 pound class; Soloff, 112; Crosby, 1 1 5 ; Lusk. 1 I 5 ; Pfefferle, 1 25 ; Breitzka, l55;Burklow, I 60; Mickelek. 175; and Bintz. 195. Approximately twenty boys kept in good shape during the short wrestling season. Qolf Michigan City 12-Laporte 0 was the score of the first golf match of the 1935 season, in which the Red Devils took all four individual matches. With such a brilliant start, the team was expected to continue in its stride and possibly annex the eastern division title. Coach A. J. Parsons had twenty-five candidates, several of whom were veterans, from which to pick his four starters. The following boys signed up and were given try-outs: John Franks, Junior Bailey, Bob Peters, Stanley Movinske, Sam Bohlim. Ralph Bchlin, Edward Losiniecki, Russell Gilmore, Clifford Burau, John Erickson, Frederick Jesse, Arthur Santow, Howard Fredericks, Edward Orlowski, Sam Putz, Marion Teets, Peter Jorewicz, Walter Barko, James Cook, Harry Hacker, Larry Dwyer, Jack Rutherford. George Sterne. Lloyd Volheim, and Robert Miller. Out of these candidates Coach Parsons chose Bob Peters, Ralph Bohlin, Pete Jorewicz, and George Sterne as the starters in the first match. The second match was with Mishawaka on April 27; Peters, Fredericks, Bohlim, and Sterne played for Michigan City. Although the course was an easy one, our team was defeated, 8-4. The complete conference schedule consisted of matches with Laporte at home, April 20; Mishawaka, away, April 27; Riley away. May 4; and Central at home. May 8.First Row Keen, Volstorf, Bowman. Regas, Sans. Burklow. Dressel, Haughey. Garwood, Mahl, Adams. Second Row Finley, Costino, Grossman. Shroyer, ('. Nasser. K. Nasser. Hudson. Nicholson. L. Krueger, R. Grant, Killingheck. Moore. Third Row A. Grant. G. Baines. VVentland, Burau. Harris. N. Johnson. Cooney, Turner, Derkach. Orlowski, B. Johnson. Fourth Row Ronch. Vergane. V right. A. Krueger. G. ('lark, Anastos. Tews. Swanson. Mackenzie. R. Clark. Fifth Row Miller (coach). Anderson, Speer. Smythe. Dilworth, Gresham, VoutiR. A. Baines, Pritz, Lusk. Hennard, Mecr. Track Michigan City, since 1930, has been without an outstanding track team. This year Mr. Delbert Miller, junior high faculty member, was secured to coach the team; he was an outstanding track man in high school and also in college. Mr. Miller's aim this year was to develop the younger boys for their later years in high school; he could not expect to have a winning team, for only six letter men returned. In a practice meet with Chesterton, the Red Devils seemed to be rounding into shape. Michigan City rolled up a first place in every event but the half mile run and the 220 yard dash, collecting 68 points to Chesterton s 28. Young. Vergane, Haughey, Burau. and Dressel took first places. The following week Michigan City held the annual dual meet with Laporte. Laporte came out on the long end of the scoring. 70 1 3 - 45 2 3. Vergane. Young. Haughey. and Krueger were the outstanding point-getters for Michigan City. After the dual meet with Laporte. the Red Devils prepared to make themselves stronger in every track and field event. Coach Miller worked with the dash-men and long distance men to help them improve. In the annual triangular track meet with Mishawaka and Laporte. Michigan City again met defeat. Mishawaka was victorious with 70 points, Laporte second with 45 points, with Michigan City far behind with 27 points. Again traveling to Laporte for the invitational meet, the Red Devils competed against six teams. Laporte won first place; South Side of Fort Wayne, second; Riley, South Bend, third; Michigan City, fourth; Knox, fifth; Winamac, sixth; and Nappanee, seventh. Elkhart won the annual quadrangular meet, held at Elkhart, with 46J 2 points. Laporte followed closely with 46 points; Michigan City was far behind with 28 points, and Goshen trailed the meet with 1 9 2 points. The Conference meet was held at Horace Mann of Gary on May 4. Every team in the eastern and western division was represented. The sectional and state track meets were held the following two Saturdays, respectively.Sponsor Room Sports When school began in September, the weather permitted us to have a sponsor room baseball tournament, composed of two leagues, A and B. The A league consisted of junior and senior sponsor groups; the B league, of freshman and sophomore ones. In the scheduled games Long won the A league, with McConkey taking the B league on forfeits. Because McConkey won every game on forfeits, they were eliminated from play in the final tournament. The Boosters’ Club organized a tournament with every sponsor group, the winner to play Long’s group. Schaeffer defeated Troyer in the finals of this tournament and earned the right to play Long. In a series of three out of five games Schaeffer defeated Long, by winning the second, third, and fourth games. Another sport that took the limelight in the sponsor groups was tennis. A tournament was won by Maxey’s junior group; Bernard Harris and Gene Nespo were the outstanding players. They defeated Irgang in the final match. Anderson’s group defeated Shepherd’s group in the girls’ sponsor group finals. Dorothy Warkentine and Marian Rudnick were the representatives from Anderson’s group. On November 19, sponsor basketball began. Again the Boosters’ Club arranged the junior and senior groups in the A league and the freshmen and sophomore groups in the B league. The Maxey group ended its schedule with a 22-19 victory over Schaeffer and earned the undisputed possession of the A league championship. Luck, the B league champions, defeated Davidson twice, once in the regular schedule and again in the playoff to decide the championship. The playoff between Davidson and Luck was a close affair, the score being 25-19. Luck started early with Keene and Hurst scoring in rapid succession and held the lead throughout. The playoff between Maxey’s A league champs and Luck, winners in the B league, was played on the ’’Barn’’ court. Maxey won without any trouble by the score of 32-22. Bowman was highpoint man for the winners with I 2 points, and Keene led the losers with I 3 points. In the annual sponsor group tournament put on by the Troyer group, Maxey defeated Troyer in the final game by the score of 30-29. The game was a double overtime one. The Maxey group received the Troyer cup, given to the winner of this tournament. Pete Jorewicz and Onnie Cochran of Troyer’s group and Bernard Harris of Maxey’s group turned in outstanding performances. After this tournament an all-tournament team was selected. The selections were based on the brand of ball played by the individuals in the tournament. Those who made the first team were: Jorewicz, forward of Troyer’s group; Trampski, forward of Engle’s group; Cochran, guard of Troyer’s group; Harris, guard of Maxey’s group, and Brooker. center of Engle’s group. Those who made the second team were: Biederstadt, forward of Mc-Conkey’s group; Nespo, forward of Maxey’s group; Bowman, center of Maxey’s group; Mahl. guard of Nicholas’ group; Burklow, guard of Maxey’s group. During the spring term, another baseball league was started and another tournament sponsored by the Boosters’ Club.First Row Kush, Gchwcilcr, Johnson. Second Row Collins, Sebesta (s|H nsor). Girls’ Athletics The official girls’ sport season opened in September with the election of officers for the Girls’ Athletic Association, the club governing this department. Loretta Kush was elected president; Neva Collins, vice-president; Katherine Johnson, secretary; and Marceline Gehweiler, treasurer. This year the G. A. A. met once a month instead of having the former semi-monthly meetings. Hockey teams were organized early in the fall. Five teams began the hard-fought tournament to find the best players and continued play until Old Man Winter made it necessary to resume indoor sports. The team led by Dorothy Johnsen was victorious. Right behind the outdoor sport season came the indoor volleyball and basketball sports. The volleyball tournament was held just before midsemester. Ten teams started in the race, and by the process of eliminating losers, Nellie Riley’s team took first place. Then none other than the sport of all sports, basketball, took the limelight. The basketball teams were organized on a basis of upperclassmen and underclassmen. This made possible two victorious teams, one for the mighty upperclassmen led by Marian Dittman. and still another for the young, inexperienced underclassmen guided by Margaret Moscan. This sport continued the "rage" among the athletes until the warm bright sun and spring breezes could no longer be resisted by the fair ones, who opened wide the portals and invited in the baseball, soccer, and track sports. Soccer proved to be of first importance; Ruth Strawmier s team won. Baseball with its high flies, fouls, outs, and home runs was destined to become the next victim of the girls’ charms. It seemed to have fulfilled its destiny, for a winning team was produced. Erma Pollock was the team manager. The closing sports of the season, tennis and track, coincided. Rival tennis teams battled until the end of the school year. The track meet was combined with the "Play Day" celebration. The most important social event of the year was the Annual Kids Party given by the G. A. A. The theme of the party. "A Day at the County Fair, was cleverly elaborated by the individual gym classes, and a very original program was the outcome. In addition the G. A. A. held its regular monthly meetings in the form of parties which proved a source of fun for all in attendance.F BATURId SNAPS PITERARY HUMOR ADVERTISING-Hands According to our good friend and counselor, Mr. Webster, a hand is a “divided and terminal extremity of the human arm. connected with the wrist. However, after the expenditure of much time and effort, the writer has come to the conclusion that this definition, logical as it may seem, is entirely inadequate for all practical purposes. To repeat with a clear conscience Mr. Webster’s interpretation of the purport of this fateful word, we must include an essential, time-tested appositive, ’’—a cause of frequent grief to its owner. Hands have an unequalled facility for leading us into difficulty. More disputes, more worry, more annoyance have been caused by hands than by any other single factor. A great many of us sigh and fondly wish that we had been born without the cursed appendages. Examples of this truth are: the kleptomaniac in a department store, the baseball umpire with a difficult decision to make at first base, the young boy who has to run the family errands, the dashing young junior caught writing notes in the library, et cetera. The list might be continued indefinitely but for the interference of that misinformed minority who claim that hands are a great benefit to many persons. This intolerable, pugnacious group cites the examples of the hitchhiker. Tarzan of the Apes, the manicurists’ union, the orator. In connection with the orator, the Anti-anti-handists tell of the aspiring young rhetorician who was drowning two miles off shore. He saved himself by the simple procedure of making an extemporaneous speech. All well and true, but think of all the mischief that one could keep out of without hands. Without hands, who would essay placing an explosive filler in Dad’s cigar? Who would contemplate for a moment heaving a brick through each window of a greenhouse? Who would attempt sticking pins in door bells? All in all, the human race would be much better off without hands. Fred Hoodwin To Seniors Oh seniors, dear seniors, your high school days are done. You’ve finally passed in everything; diplomas you 11 have won. The end is near, you give a cheer, you now are all rejoicing; Your pity for the ones behind, you still delight in voicing. But O wait! wait! wait! The future day will come. When you will wish with all your heart That school had just begun. Oh seniors, dear seniors, go forth and find success. Through you it is the world must gain the power to progress; Through you it is that nothing is for naught. Although our dearest hopes and plans are oft with failure fraught. But O think! think! think! For once this you forget. You’ll find that then and there you’ll fail And e’er the day regret. Bertha RohderMyself As Others See Me While beauty experts are instructing the opposite sex on how to maintain a slender figure, I cannot see how any one could envy a person of the "Ichabod Crane" type. 1 am thoroughly convinced that all those in a similar plight will heartily agree with me. To be unfortunate enough as to be so marked by nature is very often humiliating. Each feature seems to be exaggerated in proportion to the rest of the body, and results in a grotesque human caricature. The arms are too long and are suspended, ape-like, below the knees. The legs compose about three-fourths of one's height and are most frequently bowed to such an extent as to make a western cowpuncher have nothing in common with one. The feet are gigantic pontoons, frequently interferring with one’s travel. Speaking of clothing—ill-fitting it certainly is. The shirt is short-waisted, often refusing to stay within its bounds. The sleeves are somehow altered to such an extent as to expose the entire arm. Trousers are difficult to select, being either exceedingly short or so roomy as to accommodate comfortably two youths of one’s dimensions. One's actions are very slow and awkward and are often misunderstood. A lanky person has very little control over his limbs and consequently needs to exercise a great effort in order to make them function properly. As a result he is often branded as uncooperative or discourteous if he fails to respond immediately. However, when taking a backward glance through history and seeing such notable figures as Abraham Lincoln. David Crockett, etc., one gets renewed courage and looks forward to the day when he will triumph over his handicap. To slight an awkward youth may be to slight a future president of the United States, a Webster, or an Edison. Harold Schroeder In The Park Two honey colored pigtails, each tied with a bright red bow, caught my eye. I found the owner of these pigtails to be a petite miss of six summers, taking a stroll with a fond parent. Perched on top of the honey colored head was a navy blue sailor, which seemed at any moment ready to blow off. I doubt whether the wearer would have minded, for as she bobbed along, I don’t believe that she had a care in the world—save the enormous lolly-pop she held in her right fist, for at regular intervals a moist pink tongue came in contact with the lolly-pop. and then followed a smack of complete satisfaction. Rose NeidShe Kept Her Tryst Their trysting place was by the well Among the hickories three, But fair Ilene arrived too soon Her true love for to see. But what she saw was far too much For fair Ilene to bear— Her lover. Pat. with another maid. Twas plain he did not care. "Ah. woe is me!" cried the stricken lass, "He has forsaken me; I see 1 am no longer one Of his preferred society." For fair Ilene it was a trial For her her grief to quell; She cast one glance at her own true love And into the well she fell. When he heard the splash, cruel Patrick jumped; It was an awful sound, But what he saw. he saw too late. For fair Ilene was drowned. Then he, too, cried, “Ah. woe is me; She was my own true love; So I’ll stab myself with my penknife And meet with my love above." There was a simple burial. And these true lovers dear Lie side by side beneath the sod, And this I bid you hear. From the grave of Ilene there grew a rose. From the grave of her lover a briar. Which entwined themselves in a true lover’s knot, Named real love by the crier. Jean Robinson Hands 1 build the house, the church, the store; I run the wheels that whizz and roar; I sow the seed and reap the grain; Through me it is that men are slain; I give you music, art, and books; I make the still and shady nooks; I help in death and help in birth; Tis I who rule and run the earth; 1 do all things, but yet you’ll find. I’d nothing do without the Mind. Bertha RohderOn Eating Many years ago some aged patriarch raised the question of whether one eats to live or lives to eat. The problem is still undecided today. Some people partake of nourishment because of its necessity for existence. Others eat because of the pleasure they derive from so doing. To some people meal time symbolizes a pleasant and anticipated period of satisfaction. Others regard it merely as a brief and necessary interlude in which to gain sufficient nutriment to enable them to work, grow, or live. Those who are considered gluttons generally eat slowly, especially if there is only a small quantity of the delicacy. In this manner they seem to gain the utmost gratification. For example, a baby when eating fills his mouth as full as possible, and then allows the food to slide down gradually! 1 did not have to spend many hours in laborious consideration before I concluded that I live to eat. How I relish a flaky chocolate eclair or a luscious French pastry! Nothing is a greater disappointment to me than to bite into a delicious looking cream puff and find that it contains only the smallest amount of whipped cream. Although I have decided that 1 live to eat, 1 cannot decide what my favorite food is. While I am eating something, that something is always my favorite dish. Some of my very special favorites are: creamed potatoes, chile con carne, lemon chiffon pie, ice cream, chocolate blanc mange, and chocolate nut fudge. Perhaps many of us enjoy eating because of the conversation or companionship that usually accompanies it. Everyone is always in much better temperament after he eats than previously. This is the feeling we enjoy. As eating is a necessity, perhaps it is just as well that we do enjoy it. Bertha Rohder Likened to a Beehive Very much like a busy bee hive is the Butler Field House at Indianapolis during the State Tournament. As the sentinel bees guard the hive to keep out intruders and as the hive teems with its characteristic buzz of activity, just so, the employees at the Field House take tickets and keep out those who do not hold them, and just so the Field House is a continual buzz; as the worker bees feed the young and as the bees swarm, one on top of the other, just so, the workers in the Field House operate the lunch counters and the people are packed into the bleachers surrounding the playing floor; as the bees pour out of the hive, so the crowds pour out of the gates; and as mischievous and sometimes treacherous drones sting one another, so the crowds are stung by "scalpers" trying to make money on their tickets. Jean RobinsonSenior Slants Eugene Ciolek—"I do not believe in love at first sight, but 1 believe in taking a second look." Dorothy Austin—"Brisk but not so very brisk." Melvin Sheeley—"Not a day without a line." Annetta Nichols—"She is so very studious and mindeth every rule." Mary Jane Weidner—"Take me to the land of jazz." Eugene Haviland—"The greatest are sometimes caught napping.” Catherine Ryske—"Capability exemplified." Ruth Jesch—"Far from the wiles of the city." Marguerite Paul—"Twinkle Toes." Robert Scherer—"You’re a good little boy—we have nothing against you." Evelyn Enders—"And the world must wait while she powders her nose." Ruth Meyer—“The sweet, the chaste, the unexpressive she." William Southard—"I will smile a smile, and the smile 1 smile, the world will smile back at me." Doris Dawson—“Our only pair of soulful eyes." Verna Maltese—"A character of characters." Alvin Drake—"He says in music what others say in prose." Bernice Olson—"Kindly in disposition." Milda Sinkus-"Good sense and good nature are never separated.” Richard Dornbrock—“Neither rashly nor timidly." Clifford Burau—"Where there is honey, there are the bees." Oscar Sommerfeld—"1 have come far, but it's worth while. Alice Brant—"A girl who has red hair will have red hair, until she dyes." Robert Paxton—"A well-informed, quiet person." Janie Ruth Herring—"A maid who loves to laugh." Kenneth Fritz—"Tut! Tut! My man—The girls won’t hurt you." Hazel Dirks—"Faithfully she does her duty." John Erickson—"Romantically tender, athletically slender." Lucille Conrad—"From care I’m free." Harvey Luchtman—"Bashfulness is more often a sign of wisdom than overassurance." Lois Herbert—"Oh, the light that lies in Lois' eyes.—and lies,—and lies,— and lies." Bruce Keay—"1 don’t agree; now, here’s my idea of the situation." Lois Fabian—"Ah! There's music in the air." Harold Schroeder—"He wears a lean and hungry look." Roselea Sonnenberg—“Small but efficient." William Vergane-"Built for endurance, not for speed." Dorothy Carstens—"I like your silence." Fred Hoodwin—"Look! He's winding up the watch of his wit." Neva Collins—The mildest manners with the bravest mind." William Frankinburger—"Black curly hair never was a bore.” Ruth Baumgarten—"Her path is lighted by a smile.” Clarence Brown—"Hang sorrow—care will kill a cat, and therefore—let’s be merry.” Erma Rook—“She doeth little kindnesses which most leave undone or despised." Ray Robeson—"There's more to be told than here can be said." Loretta Kush—"A sound mind in a sound body." Cerela Allen—"A quiet voice, a good thing in woman." Ted Pscion—"I'll see you in the navy." Alfred Hubbard—“To be excited at nothing.”Senior Slants Harry Hacker—‘‘For he’s a jolly good fellow." Marian Rudnick—"A warm friend and in fun a good scout.” Milton Soloff—"Come on. folks, let's hear you yell." John Schultz—"Life without literature is death." Edith Niemann—"A quiet seeker after knowledge." Dorothy Johnsen—"Never worry and get wrinkles." Robert Fleming—"This fellow’s of exceeding honesty." Abie Abraham—"There’s nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness." Bertha Rohder—“A diligent student, a friend sweet and gracious." George Bohlim—"Little in body, mighty in spirit." Robert Jay—“So dashing through thick and thin.” Ardath Crawford—"Silence is more eloquent than words." Catherine Hollis—"We grant although she has much wit, she’s very shy at using it." Robert Krueger—"A fellow of infinite jest. Kenneth Lafrentz—"As proper a man as one shall see." Raymond Levin—“My best thoughts always come a little late." Thaddeus Oszust—"He is wise but keeps it to himself." Emma Jean Kintzele—"A graceful maiden with a gentle brow." Charles Wright—"He has common sense in a way uncommon. Lucille Williams—"Blessed with plain sense and sober reason." John Gay—"Oh, how high school keeps me from athletics." Harriet Wheeler—“Spice in her speech." John Westphal—"Sing, you sinners.” Sally Susnis—“She is neat, she is sweet, from her head to her feet.” George Mace—"1 remember a mess of things, but indistinctly. Marion Teets—"E’en though vanquished, he could argue still.” Armilda Allison—"Modest, unpretentious one. merry tho’ and full of fun.” Walter Beishline—"A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance." Rose Neid—"She hath a quiet sweetness." Kenneth Smith—"Blessings on thee, little man." Alice Dawson—“My true love hath my heart, and I have his." Eugene Pepple—“He meets you on the level, and parts upon the square." Mary Mae Carver—"Divinely tall and most divinely fair. John Carlson—"I’ll make an excellent bachelor." Erma Fox—"She loveth pleasure." Conrad Kominiarek—"A voice the strength of twenty men." Virginia Laskoske—"Saucy, natty, and petite, intelligent, and mighty sweet." Grace Swart—"Music is her mistress. Joseph Morgan—"Once 1 was bashful and shy. now I’m a dangerous guy." Charlotte Goris—"I’ll never love if I can help it." John Keleher—"Eat. drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die." Irene Bolka—"She hath, indeed, a goodly outward happiness." Arthur Russell—"Boy. how that boy can make the piano talk." Maurice Mahns—"True in word and tried in deed." Frances Healy—“She’s pretty to walk with, witty to talk with, and pleasant to think on." Virginia Blaskey—"None could mar her sweet demeanor, and she always strove to please." John Blank—"Still water runs deep, but the Devil’s at the bottom of it." Minette Richter—“A rosebud set with little wilful thorns." Howard Harris—"A ready tongue, a ready wit, Slam! Slam! Slam! and not care a bit.Beat Hammond In TAKE SECTIONAL PLAY!p„ Final Tilt, 27-24 WITH 42-17 WIN OVER— Valpo Falls, 27-18 R0LLIN6 PMIRIE COME FROM BEHIND Easy Victory, 44 © IN THIRD QUARTER Local R TO WIN EAST TITLE J9 L ' %ln Centra-1 Jo Tram on I Victor, I „ Splendid Turn: i Splendid Croon o?Boy.! 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