Elston High School - Elstonian Yearbook (Michigan City, IN)
- Class of 1940
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Text from Pages 1 - 112 of the 1940 volume:
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Hi kids! How's tricks? Speaking of tricks—say, we've got plenty of 'em up our sleeve this year. So now we think it’s about time to pull them out and show them to you. We are presenting a series of events that link the studes together with work, play, and study. It is a glimpse of high school youth on parade. You'll see us "in our laughing, in our sighing, and in our crying." That's a confession from the Elstonian staff! So help us! By the way, these shots of the "old camp grounds" are pretty snazzy—this is only the beginning.
This 1940 Elstonian, the 25th annual edition, is really different. If you don't believe us, just get a copy of the 1915 Elstonian and compare them!
Just wait until you see the senior pictures, the basketball and football pages, girls' sports, faculty,—whoa! Look for yourself. You’ll be surprised!
In the following pages we have tried to express our "school daze" with snaps of minglers, Book Week, drama, comedy, and tragedy.
So start right here and see MCHS in action. . . .Top—Our own senior high school.
Bottom—A view of the junior high school. Left—The recently constructed auditorium.lornins
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MR. E. H. UTLEY
Here we introduce the administrative part of the school. Mr. Utley heads this department — and very effectively, too.
MRS. R. W. RYDZY
As treasurer, Mrs. Rydzy helps to keep our high school running smoothly.
MR. HENRY MILLER
Mr. Miller, as secretary, completes the “eternal triangle.” Thanks to all three for their friendly co-operation. We appreciate it!
MISS ALMA SCHILF
The financial secretary of the Board is responsible for many tasks and does them all well. Thanks to you, too!
MR. M. L. KNAPP
Peeking through the keyhole of the administrative department, we meet an old friend, Mr. Knapp, our new superintendent. We have indeed missed him during this past year, but we know that he is fulfilling his new duties to a
MR. C. F. HUMPHREY
Seeking new grounds, Mr. Humphrey moved over from the junior high school in September and has very capably filled the shoes vacated by Mr. Knapp.
9Here we find our profs at an informal teachers’ meeting. Although Mr. Humphrey is getting impatient, Messrs. Gill, Long, and Johnson stroll nonchalantly in. Mr.
Sellers and Miss Murphy stop for a little chat, while Miss Nolin and Miss Shepherd are hard at work in the kitchen. Who would have “thunk” it? Three grown up men with ice cream bars! Mr. Schaeffer and Mr. Ten Harkel watch while Miss Se-hesta admonishes Mr. Parsons. Mr. Troyer is put to work—(hats what you get for coming early—See— Mr. Thorne is smart. Mr. Neff and Mr. Maxey find time to glance through some magazines, while Mr. Nicholas, Miss Smith, Mr. Purvis, Mr. Troyer (again) and Mr. Miller are first in line for the “eats.” ..Food in sight, and Mr. Buchanan, Miss Schwabenland, and Mr. Smith read over the Constitution!—Can’t understand it! cicuftu
Here Mr. Irgang and Miss Lee talk over old times. We find Miss Eng-strom. Miss Gardner, Mrs. Toner, Miss McAfee, Miss McConkey, and Miss Southgate sipping tea. Look who’s over there with all the ladies—none sther than Mr. Griffin—with Mrs. Mann, Mrs. Wineman, and Miss Luck. Miss Halte- and an unseen friend talk over the day’s work. Some people are always looking for new ideas. Here are Mrs. Kelly and Mrs. Hart looking over a new book, while Miss )ahl-berg is busy at the clipping tile. Are Mrs. Anderson and Miss Munson in a heated discussion over their respective clubs? Mr. Myran seems happy, though he may be too late for refreshments.CfaM fefectionA
Wonder what all the grins are for? Oh, of course, these kids have a right to smile. They've just been elected president, vice-president, and secretary of their respective classes. On the left are Goldie and Paul. They are the sponsors of the senior class. Have they got a job! Whew! Then Chuck Vincent with his little smirk is “the pres," Leo Gross with his bad eye is vice, while Natalie "take a note Johnson is secretary.
The juniors chose as their president "Jeeps” Dry. Gordon Davis is vice-president, and Ruth Nuoffer, secretary. Deane McAfee, a new prof, really got into some prom work with Jim Griffin.
Below are the sophs with “R. B." and “Schwabey" sponsoring together. Walter Sjoberg is their president, and “Rubber" Nevorski is vice-president. Leola (another one!) Gropp is secretary. Good luck, kids!MISS LEE’S GROUP:
Front Rows June Block, Helen Blank. Blossom Babinec. Lila Dunham. Joan Edris, Norma Lee Gotti, Ixrola Gropp, Margaret Esper. Marjory Bartels, Betty Gruenberg.
Second Row: Miss Lee, Virginia Brehm, Marie Glafcke, Arietta Gobreske, Arline Feldmeier, Jean Devine, Betty Dalton. Margaret Chrapkowski, Betty Baut, Jane Dunlop, Evelyn Crafton, Modesta Bent, Charline Bible.
Third Row: Virginia Attar. Ba-dilia Daher, June Gole, Mary Jean Doyle, Alice Cullcy, Ann Atlas. Virginia Covert, Dorothy Bodine, Marie Boehnlein. Delores Greiger.
MRS. HART’S GROUP:
Front Row: Dorothy Kinz,
Carolyn Higley, Gertrude Mar-kowski, Barbara Killingbcck.
Second Row: Verna Kozak,
Alyce Hamilton, Martha Ma kus. Martha McClintick, Beatrice Marquiss, Addle Kamont, Virginia Mansfield. Dorothy McMurrin.
Third Row: Mrs. Hart, Nina Hayes, Patty Loehr, Martha Kribs. Norma Lakey, Elaine Jaske, Lois Hitt. Dolores Man-they. Marion Levin.
MISS NOUN'S GROUP: Front Row: Georgia Stark,
Clara Shellop, Dorothy Stein-born. Marian Timm. Dolores Waite, Betty Smith, Nelma Westfall, Agnes Stark.
Second Row: Delores Voss,
Alice Strong. Betty Smith, Helen Standau, Dorothy Warnke. Inez Staver, Mary Jane Woodruff, Germaine Schultz.
Third Row: Miss Nolin, Clara Shcbel, Audrey Tews, Leona Trampski, Germaine Spychal-ski, Lois Ann Shaw, Helen Ziomek. Jayne Westburg. Marie Ulrich.
MISS HALTER’S GROUP:
Front Row: Frances Potkey, Arbutus Rinker, Irene Ratenski, June Mills, Dorothy Ruby, Janette Pas-sage, Marilyn Rowley, Noami Mross.
Second Row: Miss Halter. Cleo Nallenweg, Betty Miller. Donna Newman, Frances Osos. Betty Penfold, Ruth Missal, Jean Pawloski, Vera June Peo. Third Row: Bernice Nichols, Dorothy Schlundt, Gertrude Pliski, Barbara Osos, Florence Dill. Absent: Bernice Moss, Elizabeth Butte.
14MISS SCHWAB EN LAND'S GROUP:
Front Row: Beatrice Vulpitta
Imogene Thompson. M argent Witte. Kathryn Rux, Isabel Trojan, Lucy Lisi, Margie Tiedcman, Jeannette Lueth, Bonny Ploner.
Second Row: Betty Mansfield,
Delores Kempf, Merle Olson, Norma Jean Nieman. Janet Shroyer, Marcia! Sherwood, Marian Moore. Betty Miller. Third Row: M iss Schwaben-
land. Esther Niemann, Ruth Voight, Lorraine Levin, Jean Taylor, Dorothy Lauer, Juanita Roth, Margaret Rausch. Ethel Stinchcomb. Betty Jean Schwanke, Luella Woodard, Dorothy Oszuscik.
MR. TROVER’S GROUP:
Front Row: James Sjoberg,
James Ullmer, Howard Swim, Robert Mathias, Milton Ritchey. Albert Seedorf, Lee Weaver, Walter Weisscr, Tom Taber, John Powell. Second Row: Mr. Troycr. Robert Taylor, John Strutz, John Mohamed, Tony Tadros, Ross Kuszmaul. Harry Tonn, Walter Sjoberg, Kenneth Burnette, Wilbert Poole.
Third Row: John Riley, Ken-
neth Laskey, Fred Seaverns, Kenneth Scherer. George Van Gieson, Charles Wolff, Norman Pickford. Tenny Sprague.
MR. BUCHANAN’S GROUP:
Front Row: James Fleming. Fred Harmon, Lloyd
Glassman. Loren Hahn. Walter Jones, William Harlan. Howard Dennewitz. Gene Jacobucci. Second Row: Mr. Buchanan. Mitchell Faroh. Robert A Hern an. George Bendix, Richard Armstrong. Wallace Dingman. Rudolph Keithley, Lawrence Cooley, Russell Fink, Darrell Evans.
Third Row: Robert Krueger. Duane Ilyer. Roger
Keene, Paul Graham. Ray Flood. Harold Bieder-stadt, Norman Caddo, Richard Cathcart.
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MR. PARSONS’ GROt’P: Front Row: Dale Kictzman.
William Ferguson, Julian Groch, Robert Domhowski, Harry Kinsey, Charles Hart. Dale llu-bertz, William Kist. Second Row: Mr. Parsons. Joseph Block. Edward Bard, Richard Cullcy. Joe Biela, Chester Demhinski, Dana Hen nessy. Charles Gabriel, Charles Clinton.
Third Row: Kenneth Bartels, Lewis Bartels. Sam DiPaolo, Earle Barth. Louis Bartuzik, Keith Mann, William Dickinson. Alfred Brown. Absent: James Dilworth.
MR. TEX HARKEI S GROUP: Front Row: Richard LaFrentz, Leonard Piasecki. William Luchtman, Paul Ludington. John Wooten, James Skibbe, Theodore Smolenski, Eugene Rawlings.
Second Row: Robert Wolcott, Robert Me Alpine. Theodore Rayhart. Ralph Rueter, Roger Timm, Richard O r I o w s k i, Charles Morgan.
Third Row: Richard Kruse,
Roger Saracoff, Ted Michalik.
Mr. Ten Harkel. Absent: Jerome Mazurck, John Wysong.
MR. XEFF’S GROUP:
Front Row: Paul Bolka, Everett Gutschow, Ed-
ward Janas, Raymond Christensen, Howard Crook, George Fink, Glen Eldridge, Lyle Hance. Second Row: Mr. Neff. Robert Garnett. James
Gleason, Richard Dysard, Raymond Fox, Kenneth Gardner, Melvin Ivey, Alphonse Groch, Leonard Burdick, Charles Groth.
Third Row: Arnold Fyhr. Ixro Boyan. Clifford Hul-iinger. Carl Harvey. Donald Blinding, Paul Jaco-hucci Howard Breese.
Absent: Sheryl Denney, Robert Fischer.
16MR. MAXEY'S GROUP:
Front Row: Ralph Joers. Norman Keeler, Raymond Mar-ciniak. Kenneth Lueth, John I'lisky. Robert Peo. Jerome Malccki. Thomas Kemmich. Second Row: Mr. Maxey. William Kictzman, Eugene Majot, Pat Larkin, Vernon Pickford, Paul Tomlinson, Albert Lo-siniecki. James Nicholson, Leon Mitchell.
Back Row: James Parrett.
Leonard Kniola, Kenneth Lange. Bernard Nichols, Gerald Keen, James Nesbit. Donald Kring. Kenneth Koss.
MR. GRIFFINS GROUP: Front Row: Thomas Sjoberg. Donald Schwenn, Richard Schnick, John Schlegei milch, Robert Wykoff. Marvin Your-ist, Milton Schwermer. Ray Roames.
Second Row: Mr. Griffin, Gilbert Rausch. Eugene Senderak, Paul Warner. Chester Szemla, Leonard Wolfe, A1 Tomaszew-ski. Francis Vulpitta, John Wooten.
Back Row: Donald Wright, Edward Smiertelny, Chester Weaver, Theodore Smith, Kenneth Schuman, George Sabo, Melvin Sommerfeld. Absent: Ben Zubik.
MISS SEBESTA’S GROUP:
Front Row: Dorothea Connett, Gladys Anderson,
Alice Keen, Evelyn Green, Joan Cully, Virginia Esper, Muzetta Black. Phyllis Livings, Rosalie Downs, Mary Kay Beall.
Second Row: Miss Scbesta. Mary Belle Funderburk, Alice Jane Hood, Betty Anne Heise, Delores Hancock, Mary Rose Joseph, Jacqueline Blanchard, Jocelyn Brieger, Georgine Arnold, Marie Durnal, Betty lean Campbell, Eleonore Clark.
Third Row: Wava June Foster, Barbara Feallock, Kathleen Heisler, Dorothy Kahn, Marjorie Harris, Betty Keller, Joyce Berridge, Dorothy Jackson, Ellen Coar. Betty Bell, Barbara Glidden, Betty Ford. Absent: Marian Hcrmance, Anita Gluck, Maryann Honyak.
This group of students kept the Council successfully running the first semester. They took care of many matters. They had meetings during the fifth period on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Norman Ziegler was president, Randall Miller handled the vice-president’s job, and Jessie Gutowski was the capable secretary.
Seated at desk -Norman Ziegler Front Row: Eugene Kull. Mary Kay Beall, Lois Hitt, Virginia Stark, Hamodie Mohamed. Natalie Lessing, Wilmeth Bracken, Marion Grossman, Randall Miller. Jessie Gutowski.
2nd row: Germaine Spychalski, Marjorie Tiedeman. Alice Pen-fold. Evelyn Hunt. I-orraine Mitchell. Doris Ann Will, Tony Thomas, Charles Vincent. Russell Schumacher, Oliver Burk-halter, Charles Hart, Ray Parry.
3rd row: Mahlc E ng s t r o m
(sponsor), Naomi Mross, Bard Burr. Leola Gropp, John Ber-cich. Vera Schultz. Jean Burnett, Walter Sjoberg, Wallace Dingman, Leonard Wolfe, Lyle Hance, Daniel Bengston.
These six husky individuals led the cheering section. They did a nice job. Worked up some new stunts that were clever. We started out with only three cheer leaders, hut got the notion that we needed three more. So. we elected them. All six did nice jobs and are to he congratulated.
Dorothy Ragland, David Beck. Betty Jacobsen, Gordon Davis, Carl Ulrich. Kenneth Burnette.
A name that has long been synonymous with athletics in Michigan City is the name of “Andy". This name belongs to the head of the athletic department, Andy
Andy coached athletics in Michigan City for seventeen years before assuming his new position. Most of the students are not aware of the record Andy compiled before coming to Michigan City. He attended Indiana University and while there captained the baseball and football teams. He also won 1 1 letters in 5 sports, being one of few people to accomplish this feat at Indiana. Later he played baseball in the American Association and then with the White Sox. Before coming to Michigan City, he coached at Albania College and the Universities of North Dakota and Kentucky.
Throughout his coaching experience at Elston high he produced many successful teams, his highest achievement being in 1936 when he won the conference crown.
This year Andy, in addition to his duties as physical director, is coaching the newly formed baseball team.
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These boys certainly do make handsome Romeos with their headgear, shoulder pads, and crimson and white jersies. Don't you think so? Or don't you? Remember seeing them at Ames field last fall and after school sweating, and groaning, and dirt collecting at practice? They started a new era in football for Michigan City, together with our new coach, Duane Purvis, and night football under the lights at Ames Field.
The boys started the season by losing a tough battle to Parker High of Chicago, 7-0. Next Niles, Goshen, and St. Mary’s fell before the Devil on-rush by decisive scores. Afterwards the Imps failed to annex a single victory, losing to Central, Riley, Washington, Elkhart, and LaPorte in succession. La Porte’s three B’s—Banks, Bachman, and Buschner— proved too much for the Imps; LaPorte wron, 31-0.
The plunging of Captain Stan Senderak, the open field running of Smiertelny and Jankowski, and Stevens’ passing ability composed the running attack of Michigan City, backed up in the line by such bruisers as Lubke, Oszuscik, Brooker, Paulin, Allie, Schultz, and Lueth.
The success of this year’s team was fair, but next year’s hopes loom bright on the showing of the scrub team.
It is said that great teams are built, and this year’s team is only a step toward the future successful teams of Coach Duane Purvis.
Coach Purvis, Clarence Schlundt, John Schaeffer, start the pictures on the opposite page.
Top: Frank Allie, Howard Brooker, Spiro Danos
Middle: Oscar Lubke, Kenneth Lueth, Floryan Oszuscik, Richard Paulin, Frank Rebac
Bottom: Howard Schultz, Bernard Smiertelny, Edgar Stevens, Vincent
Sypnieski, Jack Utley Below are Captain Senderak and Ted Jankowski, voted our most valuable player. And here’s the squad.
The following boye are members of the "A" football squad. The I.H.S1A.A. requires that they be passing in three full-time subjects at the time of playing a game. In the proper column below corresponding to the date, immediately following receipt of this blank, place the grade of any students you have in your classes. Please return to the clerk today.
CFHFront Row: A. K. Buchanan (sponsor), Ger-
ald Freeland, Charlotte Levercnz, Bonny IMoncr, Ruth Hanley, Dana liennessy, Kenneth Burnette, Gerhard Klouman, Imogenc Thompson. Mary Belle Funderburk.
Row 2: Jeanette Kladigcr, Barbara Zcek,
Nell Andrest, Marjory Ziegler, Jeanne Scharnberg, Kaye Conde, Albert Hdberg. Kathleen Harlachcr, David Beck, Marjorie Farbcr, Bert
Row 3: John Kramer, Boh Lichtcnberg, Loren Luecht, Boh Johnson. Frank Sprague, Wilmeth Bracken, Mary Jane Lucas, Norma Lakey. Nancy Gammcll, John Vail.
Row 4: Richard Morgan. Boh Wolcott, Oliver Buckhalter, John O’Hara, Marjorie Bartels, Lois Ann Shaw, Betty Jacobsen, Lorraine
Mitchell, Murray Granger, Ralph Hirsch, Ben Nygren, Bill Drehmel.
Row 5: Phil Sprague, Donald Bleck, Shirley Dean, Rosalie Benowitz, Jeanne Carstens, Dorothy Ragland, June Mills, Miriam Steinborn,
Kunice Tews, Lucille Stein-horn, Lucille Wishon, Jack Kerrigan.
Row 6: Germaine Spychalski.
Betty I ange, Helen Standau,
Ruth Siebcn, Melissa Luecht,
Felice Kerrigan, Phyllis Kuhn,
Phyllis Henry. Dorothy Putz,
Madeline Hat hoot.
The largest and most colorful organization in the school is the Red Derbies. Never really organized until this fall, the club, under the direction of Mr. Buchanan, has gotten admirable results from its program for the promotion of school spirit. High-points of the Derbies’ year were their spectacular bonfire before the LaPorte game and the swell decorations that the club put up for the sectional.
Row 7: Ruth Voigt, Jocelyn
Bricger, Barbara Fcallock, Jacqueline Blanchard, Merle Olson. Mildred Blaskcy, Avis Kmmons, Gcorgine Arnold. Marionne Sieh, Ruth Harbart, Janet Herbert.
Row 8: Barbara Glidden,
Maryann Honyak. Margenc Witte, Margie Ticdeman, Carol Marie Price, Margie Childers, Dorothy Oszuscik, Geraldine Speese, Regina Proll, Norma Ix e Coan, Lou Alice Allgood. Row 9: Carl Ulrich, Bud Al-
bers, Ralph Leonard, Doris Ann Will, Marjorie Rhoades, Barbara Killinghcck, Joan Edris, Jack Utley, Gordon Davis.
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Keepin’ healthy? These girls are! Swimming, soccer, basketball, hockey, and baseball are all active sports in school. Marj Farber is interested in watching Susan Kinsey complete a dive in the “Y” pool. Charlotte Leverenz, Irma Nygren, and Edna Soller are trying to prevent Cassie Mae Thomas from making a goal. Maryann Honyak and Beatrice Vulpitta take the jump off, while Betsy Dingier is ready to receive the ball and take it down the floor for a bucket. Phyllis Passage, Violet Morton, Edith Laskey, Virginia Esper, Jacquette Hart, and Marie Pahl are ready for the whistle to start the puck. By the expression on Kathryn Long’s face, I’d say that she must be expecting something — June Storey, too. Natalie Johnson, Betty Schilf, and Alice Steinke are standing by.
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CAFETERIA Well! Well! Here are the gals that give us food at noon in the cafe tcria. Miss Smith supervises Dorothy Schwer-mer. Bitinie Blackburn. Miriam Steinborn, Ethel Hayes. Jessamine Abraham. Augusta Danos. Alice Siegmutul. Luise " . and Joyce Caulkins.
FORUM CLUB Here is the Forum Club, which upholds the school’s interest in current social problems. Mr. Parsons is the advisor. Bert Henry seems interested in some problem. Phyllis Henry and John Hartwig arc pondering over a point. Marlowe Sorge and John Schaeffer seem to be learning their speeches. Harrison Behrndt. Frieda Allie. Mary Jane Lucas, Wilmeth Bracken. and Carolyn Krause conclude the group.
Jean Taylor. Barbara Feallock, Barbara Glid-dcn. Marian Le v i n. Doris Sengbusch, Kathryn Long. Geraldine Pribish. Mary Louise Ludington. Inez Kinz. Jocelyn Brieger, Mr. Hibbs (guest). Miss Munson (sponsor), Helen Standau. Marjorie Bartels. Betty Smith. Ruth Missal, Florence Kohn. Jeanette Fladiger. Melissa Luecht. Georginc Arnold.
VERSE C HOIR
Seated: Dolores Waite. Marian Timm. Lorraine Levin, Dorothy Ruby, Ruth Voigt.
Standing: Margie Tie-deman, Jocelyn Brieger. Ruth Missal. Georginc Arnold, Marjorie Bartels, Jacqueline Blanchard, Merle Olson. Clco Xalien weg. Miss McConkcy (sponsor). Ann Atlas. Frances Potkey, Charlene Bible. Leona Trampski, M o d e s t a Bent, Lucille Losinicc-ki. June Mills, Arbutus ■tinker, Dorothy Warlike.
John Schaeffer, Albert Hilbert, Florence Kohn, Robert Lichtenberg, Bill Harlan.
RED DERBIES—Officers Ruth Hanley, Gerhard Klou-man, Jack Kerrigan, Nancy Gammell, Norman Ziegler.
Jack Young, Daniel Bengston, William Sherwood, Frank Ban-kowski, Howard Dennewitz, Mr. Long (sponsor), LeRoy Ruetz, George Kasdorf, A1 Niendorf.
These shining faces belong to the journalists that have given us our Crimson Comet. The top picture includes the entire staff for the second semester. Those seated are: Matthew Orzech, Betsy Dingier, Gertrude Sher-mak, Doris Dittman, Constance Dennie, June Hermance, Shirley Dean, Frank Hyer. Standing: Luise Cox, Marion Moore, Esther Meyer, LaVonne Bonner, Lois Dabbert, Harrison Behrndt, Felice Kerrigan, James Mathias, Richard Brown, Kenneth Burnette, Jean Taylor, James Walters, Tommy Criswell, John Thomas, George Bryan, Jeanette Fladiger, Louella Boonstra.
The bottom picture shows the editor, James Baines, and some of his staff working at the News-Dispatch the first semester. The members are as follows: Seated: James Baines, Carolyn Krause, Betty Meer, Geraldine Gib-ron, Jacqueline Richmond, Floryan Oszuscik. Standing: Janice Schlaak, Gladys Petoskey, Doris Luedeman, Geraldine Stalbaum, Evelyn Rogowski, Jean Burnett, Lois Geiger, Dorothy Bishop, Jessie Gutowski.
25Hen is Miss Dahlherg with her flock of Dab-lites. Kach semester the Kiris sign up and the most capable Kiris are chosen. These girls, while assisting M i s s Dahlherg. learn the principles of library work. Kach girl knows just what she has to do and it is no small job either, especially on Monday mornings when stacks of books come in from over the week end.
The girls shown with Miss Dahlherg are:
Front Row: Kathleen Coudcn, Yvonne Purvis,
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Huth Harbart. Ruth Hanley, Dorothy Putz, Ruth Siebcn, Irma Nygren, Bonnie Ploncr, Betty Jeanne Olds, Felice Kerrigan, Margie Beahan, Alice Steinkc, Jacqueline Blanchard.
Second Row: Marjorie Peterson. Barbara Zeek, Charlotte Lcvcrcnz. Marjorie Farber.
Third Row: Rosalie Benowitz, Melissa Luecht, Marjorie Ziegler, Lois Hitt, Marionne Sicb.
Bonny Ploner is seen putting up Christmas decorations. Here are some Book Veek posters.
If I am not mistaken, these pictures represent Book Week activities. Every year the Dahlites divide into groups, and with great secrecy, work out clever and unique projects. These displays can be seen on the library tables during Book Week. The main theme of Book Week this year was "Books around the World,” and some clever displays were derived from it, as we all remember.
To climax the week, the girls have their tea. The program for the tea was cleverly based around a Dahlite meeting, with the girls planning the tea. A highlight of the program was a reading which Mrs. Wickham gave about buying books.
Kathleen Couden, Barbara Zeck, Charlotte Levercnz, and Irma Nyg-ren made the winning Book Week project, using as their theme “There is no frigate like a hook. ’ The annual tea, held in honor ol the mothers and teachers was. as in other years, a huge success. Dorothy Putz is pouring, while Miss Dahlbcrg, Bonny I’loner, Jacqueline Blanchard, M e li s s a Luccht, and Ruth Harbart help themselves.
27MRS. ANDERSON'S GROUP—
Front Row: Mrs. Anderson,
Arlene Harman, Betty Jacob sen, Alice Fyhr. Marjorie Fischer, Bonnie Houser, Helen Jankowski. Avis K m mon s, Kathleen Harlacher.
Second Row: Rhoda Feltis,
Dorothy Jankowski. Ruth Ed-iiiKer. Irene Jankowski. Madeline Hathoot. Jeanette Jordan. Margaret Huryn. Geraldine Eddy.
Third Row: Mildred llagcrty, Lucille Groth. Evelyn Hunt, Val Jean Spindler, Aimee Jean Gloye. Janet Herbert, Mary Feldmeier.
MR. SELLERS' GROUP—
Front Row: Gerald Siddall,
George Reed. Lloyd Miller. Harold Pollnow, Roy Wipper-man, James Mudd, Armando Ionnacci, William Priel»e.
Second Row: Mr. Sellers, John Thomas. Jack Milne, William Miller. Frederick Pearce, Edward Piechnik. Milo Schultz. I aurencc Xauyokas. Edward Mazurek, Junior Walters.
Third Row: Lyle Seifert, Everett Stockingrr, Carl Ulrich, Jack Utley, Eugene Ragsdale, Willard Sechrist. Robert Mol-denhauer. Eugene Ruggles, Daniel Pliskc, Lawrence Tanber.
Fourth Row: Edward Ratcnski. Bernard Koeline, Royal Warlike, Robert Vankosky, Norman Ziegler, James West-burg, Frank Rebac, Xorbert Prxybylinski, Eugene Walenga.
MISS GARDNER S GROUP
Front Row: Miss Gardner, Ix»is Dabbert, Marcella Kahn, Leoca-dia Kapica, Lucille Malecki. Margaret Krachinski, Delores Kniola, Nancy Gaminell, Joyce Larsen.
Second Row: Dorothy Boudreau. Christine Borane, Doris Lambka, Elva Miller, Charlotte Krueger, Betty McXew, Dorothy Meyer, Reincss Meska, Esther Meyer, Elvera Miller.
Third Row: Dorothy Kapica, Patricia Kramer, Jeanette Kruse, Rose Chalk, Genevieve Koziolck, Mary Lois Klue, Helen Cemcn, Phyllis Lakin, Viola Lakowski, Jean Burnett.
MISS McAFF.F S CROUP-
Front Row: Bonnie Je;m Cooley. Alyce Clarke. Marion Grossman, Ruth Ellis, Jeanette Fladigcr.
Second Row: Miss McAfee. Kathleen Couden. Ruth Hanley, Irene Fenske. Betty Kaser. Luella Boonstra. Gladyce Crawford. June
Third Row: Florence Kohn. Jacquette Hart, Josephine Brown, Edith Badkey. Mary Allie, Gloria Fausch, Dovie Burklow, Mary lleichel, Lois Geiger.
MR. THORNE’S CROUP—
Front Row: Arthur Sullivan, Richard Spychalski. Richard Peo, Donald Parrett, John Schroll, Dale Olson. Leroy Palm.
Second Row: Mr. Thorne.
Richard Precious, Norman Eckert, Walter Keen, Raymond McIntyre. Bryant Burklow, Richard Mignery, Russell Williams, William Mclntrye. James Dry.
Third Row: Kenneth Shaw. Anthony Vizza, Hamodic Mo-hamed, Frank flyer, Wallace Beckman, George Bohle, Robert Miller, William Sherwood. Jack Young, William Rohder. James Krueger.
MRS. MANN’S GROUP-
Front Row: Mrs. Mann, Marion Ripley. Carolyn Krause. Genelle Neulieh, Mildred Snodgrass, Vera Murray, Doris Ann Will, June Storey. Alice Steinke.
Second Row: Louise Parrish,
Charlotte Levcrcnz, Carol Marie Price. Ruth Nuoffer, Dorothy Schwermer. Margean Schultz, Pauline Powers. Betty Jean Schilf, Ruth Wolfe, Marjorie Ransom.
29MISS SOUTHGATE’S GROUP—
Front Rows Yvonne Purvis, Eileen Biddle, Shirley Nallenweg, Dorothy Riks, Mae Niles, Mary Pahs, Marie Pahl, Marjorie Peterson.
Second Row: Miss Southgate. Ruth Bengston, Betty Bentley, Norma Rojohn. Grace Phelan, Irma Nygren. Betty Jeanne Olds, Gloria Richter. Marilyn Miller.
Third Row: Doris Parkhouse. Irene Sass, Mildred Blaskey, Pat Pekarski. Lorraine Mitchell, LaVonne Bonner, Helen Baughman. Margie Beahan.
MR. SCHAEFFERS GROUP
Front Row: Mr. Schaeffer,
Bruce Landis. Joe Manning, William Killingbeck, Herman Reichert, Stanley Wroblewski. Roger Westphal. Leo Michalik. Philip Nowfel. Laurence Scott.
Second Row: Martin Xevorski. Ralph Killingbeck. Ed ward Plamowski. Louis Olsen, Richard Tolton. Wayne Marquiss, Matthew Smith. James Wagner, Roger Laughlin, Eugene Stoligrosz, Joe Popelec, Ervin Thomas.
Third Row: Robert Kaeding.
Glenn Woodruff, Max Engle, Alan Ransom, Frederick Selke, Wallace Smith, Zachary Shaia. Robert Reichcr. Peter Stachow-ski, Richard Teets. Carl Tomlinson.
Absent: Tony Thomas, Fred Sheppard.
MISS M17.XSOX’S GROU P—
Front Row: Miss Munson,
Doris Sengbusch, I ois Surerus. Geraldine Speese, Marionne Sieb, Anna Mae Bates, Ramona Smith, Alice Siegmund.
Second Row: Dorothy West-
hafer, Gladys White, Clara Schnabel, Marian V c r n i c k. Mary Anne Baird, Naomi Whipple, Norma Batzel, Emily Ziomck.
Third Row: Juanita Bard, Wal-lie Wohfeil, Wiebie Stellema, Vera Schultz. Lucille Stein-born, Barbara Zcek, Lucille Wishon, June Sonnenberg.
MR SMITH’S GROUP—
Front Row: Edwin Losinski,
Lawrence Lange, August Korn, Joseph Dant, Norman Hush, Harvey F.reicr, John Maginski.
Second Row: Mr. Smil h,
Charles Carow, Oliver Burck-haltcr. Tommy Criswell, Leon DeRosia. John An sell, Wendell I each, Norman Foldenauer, Frank Martin, Donald Meyers.
Third Row: Clarence Crozier, Robert Cassidy, Warren Luce. Henry Mackowiak. Robert Foreman. Hill Drehmel. Richard Brown, Arthur Keppen. Donald Lambka.
Fourth Row: Robert Keen,
Buddy Albers, Ronald Joers, Gordon Davis, Arnold Joers, Paul Riederstadt, Murray Granger. Joseph I akey. Russell Martin.
MR. LONG’S GROUP—
Front Row: James Fisch, Ted Johnson. Robert Jaske. Kenneth Glassman, Kdward
Brown, Irvin Batzel, Dan Bengston.
Second Row: Mr. Long. Robert Kicnitz, Welton 1 lance. Donald Christman. Kenneth Krueger. George Kasdorf, Frank Allie. Robert Kern. Michael Kalil, John Lute.
Third Row: George Elias. Harry Gutowski. Clair Gasaway. Virgil Hance, Ralph Jahnz, Gene Daron. Ralph Leonard, Frank Allie. Earl Cassler.
Fourth Row: Jack Bunton, James Cooper, Donald Baut. Eugene Blood. Frank Ban-kowski. Walter Deutscher. Stanley Block, James Ford, Howard Clough.
The Junior Class presents 320 College Avenue! Trying their hand at acting for the first time, these juniors really deserve some credit, and we don’t mean maybe. We remember when we were juniors, too! Remember how we got “goose pimples” watching the murder mystery develop into a surprise ending? Gee, were we scared! Thanks to Mr. Buchanan for his capable job of directing, too. It was a swell play!
Top picture: Ed Platnowski, Zachary Shaia, William Priebe, Gordon Davis, Harold Johnson, Norman Ziegler. John Muellen. Carl Ulrich, Bruce Landis, Dan Pliske, Roy Wippcrman, Joseph Lakey, Ralph Leonard. Tony Vizza, Robert Cassidy, Richard Precious, Jean Burnett, Helen Baughman, Florence Kohn, Mildred Hagerty, Marionne Sieb. Jeanette Fladiger, Doris Ann Will, Irma Nygren, Geraldine Speesc, and Clara
Here we present a constructive project sponsored by the G. A. A. As you can easily see, they really got some cooperation from the student body. The boys in the Hi-Y helped to distribute the clothing, canned goods, and toys among the needy.
Their reward?--------the satisfaction of having been able to make
some unfortunate family happy on Thanksgiving.
Here we find Ben Nygren, Donald Lamhka, Frank Sprague, Mrs. Weaver, Bonnie Jean Cooley, Mrs. Wcstphal, Mrs. Dierkes, and Clarence Schlundt, who helped prepare the baskets.
These girls were given a chance to show what they could do. Did they strut their stuff! How the other studes envied them when they started serving tea and cake to the teachers off duty for a period!
Nelda Clough and Mary Jane Lucas wait patiently for some brave girl to be first.
Mildred Werth, June Tadros, Mary Wozniak, and Natalie Johnson watch Irene Ratenski, Elaine Jaske, Dorothy Frankow-ski, Betty Lange, Margaret Chrapkowski, Frances Potkey, Martha Makus, Charlotte Ashley, and Eunice Smith model garments made in sewing classes.
Mrs. Kelly presents: (seated) Mary Wozniak, Betty Lange, Jean Pawloski, June Tadros, Mildred Werth; (2nd row) Leona Pawlik, Kathryn Long, Phyllis Kaska, Shirley Nallen-weg, Lucille Wishon; Natalie Johnson, Dorothy Warnke, Eunice Smith, and Leola Gropp.
Fourth picture: Mrs. Hart, June Block, and Madeline Hathoot prepare to serve their guests.
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A little love scene between Phyllis Kuhn and Susan Kinsey is being given the bird by Ralph Hirsch. That’s how it’s done any way; demonstration by Gloria Fausch and Ruth Nuoffer. Since we always seem to need a prompter, Nell Andrest has sneaked into the picture.
We thought that this group of Blackfrairs should in their learned way strike a nice theatrical smile. Jeanne Scharnberg, Mildred Blaskey, Marionne Sieb, Blanche Stephens, Phyllis Henry, Bert Henry, Gerhard Klouman, Norman Ziegler, Carl Ulrich, and Randall Miller obliged us.
Here’s the lull before the storm—the play reading committee before the play—Phyllis Kuhn, Frank Sprague, Gerhard Klouman, Harold Johnson, and Thespian sponsor, Miss Luck.
After every play it’s the same thing—new Thespian members. Irma Nygren, Clara Schnabel, Geraldine Speese, Norman Ziegler, Marjorie Farber, Sara Sal-massy, Joe Schwager, Carl Ulrich, Gordon Davis, Jean Burnett, Richard Precious, a little man who almost wasn’t there— Harold Johnson.
Some of us “oldies” lined up in various theatrical poses (slumps). Sara Salmassy, Bert Henry, Marjorie Farber, (They naturally would stand together) Charles Vincent, Joe Schwager, our “once-was” sponsor Mr. Thorne, Martin Miller, Phyllis Kuhn, and Frank Sprague.
35Roll out the barrell, Mr. Hancock, or is it empty already ? . . . LeRoy Ruetz’s knees are quaking as he nears his destination—the detention room. . . . Yes, they're alive even though they do look a little the worse for wear. Who are they? Don Bleck and Phil Sprague . . . Woops! A little accident. Rudolph Keith-ly seems to be having a little trouble with his store room or is he having spring house-cleaning? I can’t figure out how he got all that stuff in one locker. Oh, well. . . . There goes the bell! With bangs and crashes the study hall mob is off to the next class period. . . . Those boys are working! In case you can’t identify the-er-they belong to Martin Miller, Charles Vincent, and Don Bleck. . . . Poor Morris, the fall guy. He’s always being picked on, and he can’t defend himself. Hit him hard, Curly, or he’ll never feel it. . . .
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MISS LUCK’S GROUP
Front Row: Miss Luck, Richard Peterson, Jack Tonn, Warren Westphal, Donald Lohse, LeRoy Gushroske, Dale Kientiz, Harley Shroyer.
Second Row: Frank Redding, Dale Seidler, Norman
Markel, Walter Hibner, Charles Griffin, Harvey Krentz, Robert Spanos, Jimmy Hogarth.
Third Row : Kenderick Cannon, Ludwig Krause, Tom
Krueger, Charles Abraham.
MRS. WINEMAN’S GROUP
Front Row: LaVina Wilch, Darlene Meilstrup, Gisela Steinborn, Betty Papineau, Jeanette Frost, Alice Plet-cher, Maxine Riley, Evelyn Thibideau, Jeanette Schu-dorick, Betty Moore.
Second Row: Mrs. Wineman, Janet Martz, June Lind-
quist, Helen Lubke, Jean Spiers, Mamie Wise, Edith Middleton, Virginia Tilman, Anna Lindborg, Marie Wroblewski, Stella Rakoczy, Lois Tews, Barbara Lev-erenz, Naomi Sieb.
Third Row: Lois McCallister, Mary Jane Tadros, Evelyn McNew, Mildred Werth, LaVerne Markel, Fatima Mohamed, Virginia Lutz, Helen Thompson, Winifred Ruetz, Erika Reinholz, Jane Lessing.
38MRS. KELLY’S GROUP
Front Row: Betty Knoth, Dorothy Killingbeck, Carol Burkett,
Norma Jean Feig, Shirley Hirschmann, Allene Eikelberg, Lois Hoffman, Marilyn Cota, Margaret Karm.
Second Row: Mrs. Kelly, Mildred Koeppke, Evanne Krockover, Betty Gross, Frances Hendricks, Baraba Johnson, Alice Eaise, Bette Brady, Emily Allie, Erma Chambers, Jeanne Krueger, Gertrude Caulkins.
Third Row: Jean Bensz, Dorothy Fenske, Dixie Dostie, Delores Drake, Shirley Easterday, Lois Denow, Audrey Laughlin, Betty Bengston, Amaryllis Kassube, Betty Jean Daron.
MR. NICHOLAS’ GROUP
Front Row: James Jenkinson, Rogers Holloway, Eugene
Imes, Glenn Cox, Charles Rogowski, Eugene Cota, Robert John-sen, Norman Morse.
Second Row: Mr. Nicholas, William Allen, Robert Eikelberg,
Stanley Downs, Thor Carlson, Laurel Bunton, John Geyer, Jack Vanderplough, Glenn Schultz.
Third Row: Robert Bunton, Robert Wood, Ralph Stormer, Roy
Lee, Robert Eckert.
Eugene Kull, Oliver Burckhaltcr, Norman Rush, LeRoy Kurtz, 11a modic Mohamed. Margie Tiedeman, Ruth Nu-offer, Jean Taylor, Nellie Troy. Wilmeth Brack-en, Shirley Dean, Marion Grossman, Gladys Crawford. Doris Ann Will, Charlotte Lever-enz, Geraldine Speesc, Margie Childers. Jeanette Passage. Mary Kay Beall, Dorothy Ruby, Jayne Westburg. Mary Rose Joseph. Germaine Spychalski. Betty Mcer, Lorraine Mitchell, Eileen Biddle. June Her-mance, Gloria Fausch. Regina Proll, Evelyn Hunt. Rhoda Fcltis. Clara Schnabel. Georgine Arnold, Constance Den-nie, Alice Tenfold. Margaret Powell, Jessie Gut o w s k i, Marlowe Sorge. Charles Vincent, John Bercich, Loren Hahn. Norman Ziegler, Vera Schultz, Jean Burnett, Leola Gropp. Mary Jane Lucas. Jeanette Fladiger.
June Sonnenberg, Charlotte Levercnz, Gladys Anderson, Bonnie Houser, Miriam Steinborn, Nellie Troy. Helen Ziomck, Vera June Peo, Louis Wheeler. Hamodie Mohamed, David Beck. Ruth Betig-ston, Gladys Crawford.
Carol Marie Price, Betty Ford, Wava June Foster. Caroline Higley, Ruth Harbart, Adeline Schmidt, Jeanette Fladi-
Barhara Gladden, Winni-fred Ruetz. Ross Kusz-maul. Harrison Behrndt, Kenneth Burnette. Kathleen Couden, Bonn y Ploncr.
Naomi Mross, Delores Hancock. Charlotte Lcv-erenz, Lois Ann Shaw. Adele Wolff, Wava June Foster, Barbara Glidden, Betty Forth Marian Her-mance, Esther Nieman, Noma Roames, Constance Dennie, Hamodie Mohamed.
John Bercich. Jean Burnett. Jeanette Fladiger, Jane Harris, Felice Kerrigan. Doris Luedeman, Jocelyn Brieger, May Eikelbcrg, Dan Pliske. Lincoln Studer, Bill Lueth, Ray Parry.
Here’s the gang of kids that get the dirty looks from their victims—the monitors for both semesters. They’re a sturdy looking bunch—and they mean business, too! Nice work, eagle eyes! Assembly Monitors for First Semester:
ASSEMBLY MONITORS FOR SECOND SEMESTER
Gloria Fausch, June Mills. Ruth Missal. Arietta Gobrcske, Mary Jane Lucas, Bernice Wo|fe, Evelyn Rogowski. Marion Gross-man. Mary Rose Joseph, Doris Dittman, Marjorie Ransom, Marjorie Rhoades, Geraldine Speese.
Jayne Westberg. Virginia Stark, Dorothy Steinborn, Wilbur
Cocbran. Marie Ulrich. David Beck, Germaine Spychalski, George Bryan. Hamodie Mohamed. Louis Wheeler. Armando Ionacci. Marlowe Sorge. Ann Atlas. Howard Denncwitz. Pat Pekarski, Ross Kuszmaul. Anita Gluck. Leola Gropp. Doris Ann Will, Dorothy Warlike, Clara Schnabel.
William Priebe, llarry Gutowski, Mary Ann Baird, Maryann Honyak, Gloria Richter, Leo Boyan, Frederick Pearce. Dorothy Schlundt, Delores Grieger, Dolorc s Kempf, George Reed, John Schaeffer, Rol-land Pearce, Robert Lich-tenberg. Jack Milne, Marlowe Sorge, William Nast, William Sherwood. Joe Benscis, Kenneth Yeatcr, Keith Law, Dan Pliske, Albert Hilberg, Charles Vincent, Herman Reichert, Stanley Pazieski. Mr. lr-gang (supervisor), Norman Bush. Edward Ratenski.
SOCIAL COMMITTEE Seated: Pat Pckarski and
Standing: Mrs. Toner, Alice P enfold. Nell Andrest, R a 1 n h Leonard, Naomi Mross, Mr. Neff.
Richard Precious. James Skibbe, Warren Luce, Milo Schultz, Edward Mazurek, Arthur Sullivan, Herman Reichert, John Mohamed, Glenn Cox, Ross Kuszmaul, Loren Hahn.
Mrs. Toner, Wilmeth Bracken, Lorraine Mitchell, Tony Thomas, Mr. Neff, Charles Vincent. Mrs. Hart.
At desk: Ruth Nuoffer,
president; John Schaeffer, vice-president; and Kathryn Long, secretary.
Emily Ziomek, Nell Andrest. Ralph Leonard.
Lois Hitt. Patricia Pckarski. Viola I.akowski. Florence Kohn. Ray Flood. Frederick Selke.
Norman Ziegler, Lois Hoffman. Janet Herbert, Marian Timm. Hamodie Mohamed. Ralph Joers.
Jeanette Schudorick. Natalie Johnson. I.eola Gropp. Dolores Kempf. Frank Redding. Paul Bolka.
Joyce Berridgc. Alice Pen-fold, Naomi Mross. Billy Allen , David Beck. Mahle Kngstrom, sponsor.
These groups helped run the student government. . . . At the top left is the first semester hall patrol. Their job was to keep order in the halls. . . . Across from them is the second semester social committee. The duty was to put the official O. K. on the social functions of the school. . . . Those
fellows cn the stairway are second semester additions to the hall patrol. . . . Next to them is the first semester social committee. . . . At the bottom is the second semester Student Council—Ruth Nuoffer. president; John Schaeffer, vice-president; and Kathryn Long, secretary. . . .
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This year the Girls’ league put on a hobby show, which attracted many students. Many different and interesting hobbies were exhibited. Those who helped to make it a success arc (seated) Miss Smith (sponsor), Jean Taylor, Ethel Hayes, Dorothy Schwermer, Betty Jacobsen, (standing) Noma Roamcs, Margie Tiedeman, Ruth Voigt, Ruth Mis sal, Joyce Caulkins, Mary Jane Lucas, Luisc Cox, and Marjorie Harris.
Here's the Latin Club. It's going strong, too, from the looks of this picture. Those shown here at one of the meetings are (seated) Frieda Al-lie, Gloria Richter, Mrs. Anderson (sponsor) Nell Andrcst, Katherine Conde, Patty Loehr, Mary Jean Doyle, June Golc. (standing) Marjorie Harris, Gladys White, Lorraine Levin, Kathleen Harlacher, Kendrick Cannon, Pat Pekar-ski. LeRoy Ruetz, Dick Cath-cart. Dale Seidler, Mildred Werth, Albert Milberg, Frank Redding, Jeanette Trost, Robert Schmuhl, Robert Hartc. Blossom Babinec, Robert Spanos, Maryann Honyak. Merle Olson. Lila Dunham, Dorothy Ruby, Barbara Killing-beck. Marian Hermance. Rhoda Feltis. Martha M c C 1 i n t i c k, Delores Hancock. Dolores Waite, Betty Jacobsen, Jacquet-Hart. Carol Marie Price. Georgia Stark.
Everyone looks forward to the outdoor picnics and the Christmas banquet held by the members of the German Club each year. Here we sec (seated) Elva Miller, Mary Louise Ludington, Gera 1 d i n e Pribish, Helen Standau, Inez Kinz, Jocelyn Brie-gcr, Florence Kohn, Barbara Feallock, Georginc Arnold, Betty Ford, Barbara Glidden, Marjorie Ransom, (standing) Dor-
othy Kinz, Doris Sengbusch, Kathryn 1-ong, Marjory Bartels, Betty Smith, Miss Munson (sponsor), Ruth Missal, Jeanette Fladigcr, Melissa Luecht, Marian Levin.
42Front Row: Gerhard Klouman,
Ben Nygren, Joe Carlisle. Frank Sprague. Richard Precious. Donald Mann. Gerald Freeland. Gordon Davis. Robert Lichtenberg.
Second Row: J. N. Hancock (sponsor), Everett Stockinger, John Thomas, Keith Drehmel, Randall Miller, Martin Miller, Phil Sprague. Louis Stein. Jack Utley, Ed McComb (sponsor).
Third Row: llaniodie Mohamed, Anthony Vizza, William Priebe, Morris Miller, John Kramer.
Front Row: Eugene Stoligrosz, Ted Johnson, Donald Lambka, Carl Swinehart. Ronald Joers, Robert Johnson. Arnold Joers. J u n i o r Walters, Frederick Selke.
Second Row: George L. Ir-
gang (sponsor). Wayne Waspi, Lawrence Tauber, Kenneth Gardner, Roy Wipperman, 1-eo Royan, Eugene Majot, Alex Viau. Keith Law. Oliver Burck-halter, John Hart wig. Ed. McComb (sponsor).
Third Row: Ralph Leonard,
Harry Gutowski, Frederick Pearce, Jack Milne, Sam Di-Paolo. Harry Kinsey. Donald Wright, Kenneth Bartels.
Girls! Look ’em over! Seems as if we have the boys of the two HI-Y’s. Good pictures, too. Mr. Hancock’s group at the top seems to be holding back some good laughs. What’s the joke, fellas? Say, what is this? Mr. Irgang’s group is all smiles, too! I wish you would let us in on whatever is so interesting!
43All of our orchestra members seem intent on watching Mr. My ran (as all good members do) except Randall Miller. Who is she Randy? All kidding aside, we want to compliment the members, ami if you have ever heard them, you know we have one swell orchestra!
I . J. My ran (director), Dorothy Volksdorf. Robert McAlpine, Constance Den-nie, Mildred Steele, Randall Miller, Jean Taylor, Richard McAlpine, Betty Bell, Betty Lange, Naomi Whipple, Bernice Wolfe. Warren Westphal, June Roeske, Im-ogene Thompson, Virginia Tillman, Lois Hitt, Cornelia Hitt, Ann Atlas.
1 think these girls are very brave to taeklc such big things. Aren’t they rather heavy to “t o t e” around? Constance Middle-ton, LaVina Wild), Irene Ratenski. and M a r g c a n Schultz don’t seem to think so.
I believe we have here the studes that handle the swing. If you have heard Harold Wendt, you know he is really “hot” and nothing less. Kenneth Hcdstrom is going to National with his horn. Then there arc the others including—
Joyce Ber ridge, Frank Hyer, Joyce Larsen, Roger Keene, George McCormack, Lawrence I angc, Richard Gale, Ralph Odle, Rogers Holloway, Clayton Marks, and Warren Cook—who really give us our swing in school.
The orchestra! When we say that, we usually think of something very grand. It has given our school a fine rating in the way of music, having taken many honors above that of other schools. Its aim is to promote a better appreciation of music. Mr. My ran gets the best from everyone, from the first violins to the basses. The orchestra has about fifty members and is like the other organizations in that it has its officers. Last September they chose the following studes as their leaders: Randall Miller,
president; Naomi Whipple, vice-president; Lois Geiger, Mildred Steele, and Irene Ratenski, secretaries; and Jean Taylor, Betty Bell, and Imogene Thompson, librarians.
Well, well, here we have three nice looking gals all ready to give out with some rhythm — or something! Kathleen Couden and Lois Westphal are handling the “vib,” and Marion Gross-man will beat the “tymps.”
It was very kind of all you studes to look at the camera. This is the string section of the orchestra. The one hoy among all the .girls is Robert Wood. The girls are Lois Geiger, Dovic Burklow, Betty Kascr, La-verne Pickford. Shirley Or-lowski. Jean Lange, and Luella Boon st ra. Of course, Mr. My ran watches over the flock.
Randall Miller Donald Smith Dale Olson
Warren Cook Clayton Marks Donald Lohse
Donald Mann Roger Keene Howard Dennewitz
Harold Wendt Gene Graham Robert Alleman
Lawrence Lange Irvin Batzel Kdward Bard
Louis Stein Marion Grossman LeRoy Gushroske
George McCormack Kenneth Bartels Joyce Berridgc
Joyce I trsen Abe Gihron James Wagner
Frank Hycr Kugenc Ragsdale Joseph I«akcy
Mike Bryant Rogers
Elias Burklow Holloway
Russell John Charles
Pohl Geyer LaTourette
William Anthony Robert
Shaver Vizza Foreman
Clinton Albert Harold
Powell Jacobucci Sharkey
Richard Neil Ralph
Lafrentz Lauman Odle
Robert Lee Eugene
Wood Weaver Johnson
Pat Marjorie John
Pekarski Foreman Mitio
Carl Dale Mildred
Harvey Kicnitz Koepke
Monroe Richard Donald
Sorge Blank Christman
Well, if it isn’t the band on dress parade! Kenny Hedstrom and Stanley Pazieski are right on the job guarding those fine color bearers Doris Brown and Jeanne Carstens. Dick Gale, Dick Cath-cart, and Louis Wheeler are all set for some action. Mildred Steele and Lois Westphal are on hand to give the fancy touches. We present the band—all ready to give us “Stormy Weather” or “sumpthin”!
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Well, well—those studes really go in for the intellectual side of things. Last semester Jeanette Fladiger, Rosalie Downs, and Janice Schlaak, were elected as president, vice-president, and secretary, respectively. This semester Rosalie Downs is president, Jeanette Fladiger is vice-president, and Beatrice Vulpitta is secretary.
Natalie Lessing, Jeanette Kladiger. Donald Bleck, Wayne Waspi, Beatrice Vulpitta. Janice Schlaak, and Alice Kuchik look on. while Charlotte Sea-verns does some work in clay modeling.
Betty Jean Campbell, Rosalie Benowitz, Carl Swinehart. John Vail, Richard Colley, Rosalie Downs, and Sara Sal-massy watch Phyllis Lakin do a portrait.Qlcc Cfub
Do, He, Me, Fa, So! These are the clubs that keep up the singing end of the school. Their accompanist is the forever faithful Elvera Miller. She is seated at the piano. We give you the boys’ and girls’ Glee Clubs.
GirU: June Mills, Lois Hitt, Dolores Wait e, Jean Moore. L e o 1 a Gropp, Doris Sengbusch, Clara Schnabel, Natalie Johnson. Mary Kay Beall, Evelyn H u n t. Margene Witte. Mary Belle Funderburk, Gloria Richter. Bonnie Houser, Klva Miller, Mary Jane Tadros, Betty Schilf, Irma Xygren, Delores Drake, Alice Eaise, Betty Jeanne Olds. Betty Gross. Jeanne Carstens, Marjorie Fischer. Patty Loehr, Naomi Whipple, Kathryn Long, Jean Spiers, Alice Steinke, Darlene Meilstrup, Janet Martz, Jessie Gutowski, Janet Shroyer. Shirley Dean. Nancy Gammell, Dolores Manthey, June Storey, Pauline Powers, Geraldine Speese, Marjorie Bartels, Naomi Mross, Lois Ann Shaw, Barbara Killingbeck. Jeanette Kruse, Helen Jane Baughman. Merle Olson. J acquelinc Blanchard. Kdna Sober.
Boys: Front Row: Rudolph Keithley, Dana Hennessy, Bill Drchmcl, Earl Barth, Ben Nygren. Second Row: Wilbur Scrivnor, Gerhard KIou-man, John Mohamed, Walter Lutz.
Third Row: August
Korn, Walter Weisser, Gordon Davis, William Harlan, John Vail.
Fourth Row: William
Westphal, Carl Swine-hart.
48Here’s the operetta picture. Gosh! Doesn’t it bring back memories of the show? We certainly enjoyed this play about a certain Don Alonso and his search for buried treasure. We were really happy when he found it, too! At any rate, the cast deserves a bouquet for its fine work.
To the left below we see Mr. Thorne putting on some make-up or biting his tongue—we don t know which.
On the right we find the chorus. They really clicked at the play—and for the camera, too, as you can see.
At the bottom is a picture of the whole cast. We haven t room to tell all their names, but you know them all, anyway. If you don’t, ask Mr. Ten Harkel or Mr. Thorne—they did the directing, you know.Quiff and! Scnoff
These studes are the members of Quill and Scroll. For those that don’t know what the club is, we will explain. It’s an honorary organization for our school journalists. Some of the qualifications include being in the upper third of your class in scholastic standing, doing superior work in writing, editing, or business management, being recommended by the supervisor, and being approved by the national secretary-treasurer. The membership in this club is what all the students taking journalism strive for. Those in the picture are (front row) Janice Schlaak, Carolyn Krause, Betsy Dingier, Jean Taylor, June Hermance, Constance Dennie, Florence Kohn. (second row) Jean Burnett, Jane Harris, Jeannette Hagerty, LaVonne Bonner, Jeanette Fladiger, Geraldine Stalbaum, Felice Kerrigan, (third row) James Walters, James Baines. William Westphal, Phyllis Kuhn, Nell Andrest, Melissa Luecht.
If these students look a bit “wishy-washy don t be alarmed; they’re recovering from the impressive National Honor Society installation. They were chosen for their scholarship. character, leadership, and service. Undoubtedly they were feeling very happy, because this membership is the highest honor they can receive. Officers are Norman Ziegler, president; and Ruth Nuoffer, secretary.
Front row on le.'t: Pat Pekarski, Dorothy Volksdorf, Wayne Waspi. Jack Utley,
Row 2: Bert Henry. Natalie Johnson, Janice Schlaak. Dorothy Putz, Kathryn Long.
Keith Law. Randall Miller, Betty Jeanne Olds.
Row 3: Katherine Condc. Phyllis Kuhn. Ruth Harbart. Norman Ziegler. Gerhard Klouman. Carl Ulrich. Hamodie Mohamed.
Row 4: Marjory Ziegler. Albert Hilberg. Regina Proll. Mrs. Mann (sponsor). Morris
Miller, John Schaeffer.
In center: Melissa Luecht.
Front row on right: Carl Swinehart, Stanley Pazieski. Felice Kerrigan, Luella
Boonstra, Keith Drehmel.
Row 2: Phil Sprague. Phyllis Schudorick, Leo Gross, Gloria Fausch, Oliver Burck-halter, Joe Schwager, Marjorie Karbcr, Charles Vincent.
Row 3: John Kerrigan, Geraldine Spccse. Mary Ann Baird. Jean Burnett. Ruth Nuoffer, David Beck, Robert Johnson.
Row 4: Martin Miller, Wilbur Scrivnor, Clarence Schlundt, Nell Andrest, Robert
Lichtenberg.This year’s basketball team is the most successful one that Michigan City has had in a number of years. This year the Red Devils won fifteen games while losing eleven; however, of the fifteen home games, the Devils captured twelve.
This team certainly furnished the fans with plenty of thrills and excitement. Remember the first LaPorte game in which Jim Dry tied the score with only five seconds remaining to play? Then Link scored for LaPorte to win the game, thirty-three to thirty-one. Remember the stretch in which the Imps played five games in eight days and the game at Muncie in which Dick Spychalski garnered twenty-four of Michigan City’s forty-one points? Then there’s the final game with LaPorte in the sectional, which was held here for the first time in eleven years. The Devils led by two points with only a few minutes left to play, only to have LaPorte slip in two baskets to win, thirty-six to thirty-four.
Shooting: Dick Kruse.
Front Row: Lueth, Komasinski, Lubkc, Kruse, Burr.
Second Row: Dry, Spychalski, Mathias, Beckman, and Xevorski. Top Row: Lubke, Gross, Mathias, Dry. Kruse.
Second Row: Spychalski, Komasinski, Beckman, Xevorski. Lueth. Third Row: Burr, and Meadows.
Circle: Gross, Parker, and Yclton.
Mr. Loren Ellis. Roger Bagels ami Joe Carlisle, managers.
52Politics had no part in this pictured presentation. Ted Jankowski, the Red Devil half back, earned his gold football. The award was made after Ted had been voted most valuable player by the people of our town. This hard hitting, hard running ball carrier was high point man for the season. Coach Duane Purvis is shown presenting Ted with the most valuable player award on the stage of the Tivoli Theatre. The annual award is sponsored by the Tivoli and News-Dispatch.
In this picture we caught a typical scene during the heat of a game. Jim Dry, one of the Ellismen, has just been called out of play to rest and get some pointers. Coach Ellis has pounced upon Jimmy, who is thought of as being quite a dependable guard. If Mr. Ellis had more hair, it would probably be as ruffled as his facial expression. “Jeeps” Dry is a favorite with the crowd, because his long field goals have pulled more than one game out of the fire. Right now I question his personality appeal.
These girls arc n’t weaklings—not by any means. They represent the winning teams for this year. Maybe that's the reason for the broad grins.
The girls of the victorious deck tennis team are Beatrice Mar-quiss. Betty McNew (captain), Juanita Bard. Betty Keller. Doris Ditt-man, and Mary Rose Joseph.
The winning volley-ballers are Joyce Bcr-ridge. Maryann Hon yak. June Storey, Betty Black (captain), and Sara La Rocco.
Those on the basketball team arc Betsy Dingier. Doris Dittinan, Mildred Steele, Mary Rost Joseph. Dolores Kempf. Juanita Bard, and il-meth Bracken.
The girls winning in hockey are Beatrice Yul-pitta. Maryann Hon-yak, Helen Ccmen. Martha Matuszak. Norma Batzel. Joan C ully. Vera Schultz. June Storey, Reiness Meska, ami Betty Black (captain).
Those attending one of the meetings of the G. A. A. are (row 1) Betty
Black. Reiness Meska.
Vera Schultz. Bette Brady, Wilmeth Bracken. Betty Kaser. lune Storey. Betty McNew. Doris' Brown, (row 2) Marie Durnal, 1'at l e-karski. Mary Rose
Joseph. Clara Schnal cl. Geraldine Speese, Dovic Burk low. Margaret Rausch. Beatrice Vul-pitta. Sara La Rocco. (row 3) Jean Pawloski. Norma Batzel. Maryann Honyak. Margaret Es-per. Virginia Ksper,
Betty Keeler. Betty Bell. Alice Kuchik. (row 4) Kathryn Ix ng. Natalie Johnson. Germaine Spy-chalski. Martha Matuszak. Joyce Berridge. Dorothy Oszuscik, Helen Omen, (row 5) Lois Hoffman. Arietta Go-breske. Frances Sebesla (sponsor). Margaret Krachinski, Betty Jacobsen.Spuing Spont4
“In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Oh call? Not so with these hoys. They continue M. C. II. S’s sports schedule up until the very last day of school.
This year a new sport was added to Klston high’s schedule—that of baseball. This team was coached by Andy Gill. As this was the first year of participation, the exact strength was not known, but the possibility for a successful year l ecame bright with the holding of the first practice. Games were scheduled with Chesterton. Springfield, and Wincmac. together with conference games with Washington, Central, Klkhart, Napannee, LaPorte. and Riley.
The parallel bar team composed of Hud Lutz, Everett Stockinger. George Bryan, and LcRoy Ructz practiced after school throughout the winter months. The boys worked voluntarily, as there is no competition in this sport.
The golf team loomed as a contender for conference and state honors with all members of last year’s team returning. Jim Mathias was number one man on the team, followed by Jim Erickson and the Joers twins, Arnold and Ronald. The team engaged in conference matches and invitational tourneys at LaPorte, and in the state tournament at the Speedway course in Indianapolis.
The tennis team engages in activities only in the fall. This season they won five matches, while losing two. Bob Lichtenbcrg, number one man on the team, was beaten only twice during the season. Alex Viau is number two. followed by Bill Mclntire and Harold Johnson. Prospects seem slim next year, with Bill Mclntire the only veteran returning.
This season the track team engaged in more meets than ever before, the total being eleven. The season was climaxed by the state meet at Indianapolis.
56Our cameraman found the track boys “off guard’’; so here they arc.
Here’s some action! It doesn’t look very hard for Don Mann. Harold Johnson, and Alex Viau.
Oscar Luhkc is using plenty of energy to put the shot across Gill Field.
And here we find Keith Mann all dressed up in his catcher’s uniform and all set to go.
These arc the fellows who really flex their muscles on the parallel bars. Everett Stockinger, George Bryan, Bud Lutz, and LeRoy Ruetz pose for the camera.
Mr. Miller, coach, puts the fellows back to work and . . . bang! They’re off! Good luck, boys!
Some fellows feeling ambitious play tennis for pastime. Here Bill Mclntire, Harold Johnson, lx ren Luecht, Bob Lichtenberg. Alex Viau, and Jim Griffin (coach), pause before the cameraman.Our roving cameraman really covered ground this year! Here he caught someone studying hard. That’s the l oy. ... 1 was here when this was taken. It’s Paul Meadows and Gordon Davis in Miss Shepherd’s domain. . . . One fine morning and Kenneth Burnette is giving the old sales talk (Comet) to Frank Sprague. Doesn't he want to listen, Kenny? . . . Lois Ann Shaw and Marjorie Bartels look pleasantly surprised—at least Marj does. . . . Back to the game, and Dick Spychalski leads the team “on to victory”! . . . Joe Benscics learns by practical experience. It looks too complicated for me, thank you. . . . Charles Vincent and Kaye Conde listen to a representative from Kalamazoo College. . . . And now we find Marjory Ziegler and Felice Kerrigan admiring the Red Cross bulletin board. . . . Here’s a “snap” of Janice Schlaak and Gladys Pctoskey all dressed up from last year’s prom. . . . Marlowe Sorge and Nell Andrest arc caught with their mouths open—again! . . Blanche Stephens
looks nice and “comfy” and all set for a game of tennis. . . . Lois Geiger really puts her heart and soul into her playing as you can easily see by the look in her eyes. . . . Betty Bell and Lillian Werner seem to like their bookkeeping—but I’m glad I’m a senior)trimming their annual Christmas tree. Here Marjorie Peterson, Irma Nygren. and Marionne Si'cb watch anxiously while Dorothy Putz trims the top of the tree. The juniors were hard at work this year. too. Miss Luck, Norman Ziegler, Carl Ulrich, Bi...........
•ee. The juniors were hard at work this year,
... . - 1. Irma Nygren. Marionne Sieh, and Margie
nan are hard at work, while in the next picture Kverett Stockinger. Ruth Hanley. Jean B jorie Harris, Helen Jane Baughman. Phyllis Lakin, Jeanette Kruse. Naomi Whipple, Barba Wipperman, Charlotte Lcverenz, and Kathleen Couden arc busy on decorations.
Be.t-Burnette, Mar ra Zcck, Roy
In the inner circle are Frank Sprague, Gerald Freeland, Bob Johnson and Alex Y’iau working on the charity drive. . . . Susan Kinsey is “snapped” while orating in Civics class. . . . Our paper carriers on the Comet staff last semester were Floryan Oszuscik. Ruth Harbart. David Beck, Geraldine Gibron, Carolyn Krause, Inez Kinz, Betty Meer. James Baines. Constance Dcnnic, Gerald Freeland, and Robert White. . . . Snapped at one of the games we see Louis Stein ami Joe Carlisle “cutting up”, while Charles Wolff, John Powell, and Bob Mathias seem to find things a bit boring. . . Here our cameraman finds “a natural” of Bert Henry and Marjorie Farber.
60What have we here? A party? Anyway it’s part of Miss Sebcsta’s sponsor group last year. They look as though they’re having fun. Wish wc could join them! . . . Last summer these studes joined Mr. Wickham's class and learned how to drive a car. I’ll bet they had fun! . . . What on earth is this? It looks like a bread line, only it isn’t! It’s sign-up time, and these studes, no doubt, hope to get their favorite teacher. . . . Here’s the swing band at the Christmas mingler—“way back when” is more like it! . . . Some girls get all signed up with Mr. Buchanan. . . . Tell us the time when you see Martin Miller without Marion Vernick. They seem mighty interested. . . . Another Christmas party! This time it’s a riding party for the Girls’ League. They really had a grand time—so we hear. . . Two arms in a million. Here’s the “mob” at one of the games. That’s the good old school spirit!
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Well, well, well, what have we here? Eek! Don't say they're our sophisticated seniors! They must be, because here's Nell Andrest with a dog as big as she . . . and Kathryn Long taking her first walk? Natalie Johnson seems to have taken a liking to flowers at an early age, and Bill Westphal is looking the camera right in the eye. Phil Sprague has grown right up with his drums. How's it go, Phil? Well,
Jeanne Scharnberg has grown up with masculine arms around her—from the looks of this!
And Johnny Kramer used to play Indian in his backyard. Kaye Conde poses very prettily for her Elstonian picture. What's the matter, Leo; afraid that dog is going to get away from you? Albert Hil-berg with the padded knees, smiles for the camera.
Melissa "editor-in-chief’ Luecht enjoys her bath at a tender age. Chuck "the pres" Vincent almost strangles his pooch. Say, Dick Gale, that's a nice pose. Sunning yourself? Dorothy Putz, with her dolly, is undecided whether to smile or not. Wayne “art Editor" Was-pi believes in showing his heels at a tender age, too.
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Well, would you look at this! I think these "chiles" were in about 7-1 when they posed for this one. Most of them are still with us. See any you know? Let's see— Ruth Sieben must have planned to do some studying. Morris Miller seems to have been slightly on the plump side then, too! There’s our editor-in-chief. Recognize her? Would you look at Bob Lichtenberg and Loren Luecht along side Jeanne Scharnberg! Think of it! Our Senior president started young! He is peering over Betty Perham. 1 bet some of the girls wished they had a few of Albert Hilberg's curls. There's Spiro Danos, one of our football players!
This is our 1939 prom picture. If some of you seniors want to find yourselves, use a magnifying glass (don’t be disappointed if you fail the first time). Our theme was Alaskan, and it really cooled us off that warm May evening! Some of the parents were in the balcony. Maybe you can find yours. Look hard!iJn-to tke
On this page we’ll start at the top and circle around. . . . What’s this, love in bloom? Nope, just Melissa Luecht, editor-in-chief, and Wayne Waspi, art editor. . . . Continuing in the circle is the whole editorial staff. They are Don Bleck, activities editor; Albert Hilberg, senior class editor; Melissa Luecht, editor-in-chief; Nell Andrest, activities editor; Kathryn Long, factulty editor; Phyllis Kuhn, under-classmen editor; Alice Kuchik. girls’ sports editor; and John Kramer, boys’ sports editor. . . . Phil Sprague is caught in the act of taking a picture of the typists for the editorial staff. The girls are Dorothy Felske, Bernice Froehlke, and Dorothy Pawlik. . . . Next we find
three industrious workers of the staff working away on page make-up. They are Wayne Waspi, Dorothy Putz, and Janice Schlaak. ... At the bottom of the page are Melissa Luecht and Dorothy Putz, sorting pictures for a snap-shot page. . . . There’s the year-books’ sales promoter, Pinocchio, and his originator, Martin Miller, business manager. . . . Next is pictured the business staff. They are Kaye Conde, Martin Miller, Bert Henry, Loren Luecht, Jeanne Scharn-berg, and Marjorie Hib-
Charles Vincent didn’t expect this picture to be taken. The guilty guy is Wayne Waspi.S.crdon Committee
We seniors really went to work in earnest this year. To prove it, here are the committees that functioned during the year. The first picture is the cap and gown committee with Bob White, Carl Swinehart, Virginia Stark, Regina Broil, Geraldine Stalbaum, and Louis Wheeler examining some sample caps and gowns. . . . Those on the advertising committee for the Elstonian are Frank Sprague, Bert Henry, Jacqueline Richmond, Kathryn Long, Rosalie Benowitz, Regina Broil, Gerhard Klouman, and Jack Kerrigan ... in the front row we find Marjorie Ziegler, Marjorie Farber, Shirley Dean, Blanche Stephens, Edna Keeler, Kaye Conde, and Sara Salmassy. . . . Here we find Donald Bleck with the play-reading committee: Bhyllis Kuhn, Ruth Harbart, Blanche Stephens, Sara Salmassy, Janice Schlaak, Frank Sprague, and Jane Harris. . . . The sound effects committee that worked on the senior play was composed of Charles Johnson, Richard Johnson, Howard Schultz, William Sherwood, Leroy Ruetz, and Morris Miller. . . . Those on the announcement committee were Natalie Johnson, Bhyllis Schudorick, Leo Gross, Marian Timm, Louis Wheeler, Bill Lueth, Marjorie Farber, Wayne Waspi, Charles Vincent, and Mr. MacDonald, the salesman. . . . The other half of the advertising committee is composed of Martin Miller, Albert Hilberg, Ralph Hirsch, Evelyn Rogowski, Betty Meer, Loren Luecht, Keith Law, and John Kramer. . . . front row: Eunice Grossman, Susan Kinsey, Adele Wolff, Marjorie Hibner, Mary Lois Scott, Violet Morton, and Jeanne Scharnberg.
Remember when the public said it couldn’t be done? Well, 1 guess we showed them. OUR TOWN turned out to be quite the thing. We were pleasantly surprised to find ourselves living through the living, loving, and dying of the Grover’s Corners people. Perhaps those tears you shed gave you a feeling you never had before. But, believe us. the cast and Miss Goldie Shepherd, director, were glad to give you that feeling. Everyone did his part to perfection.
“Give us a pair.” “1 wanted a king, ami there it goes.” This is senior play practice.
Mrs. Webb and Emily are stringing beans — supposedly.
Don Bleck is adjusting the sound effects so that we don’t have a crow’s call coming out during tbe play.
Tell them how to do it Miss Shepherd — or do they need telling?
These two pictures are also from the play. The top one is the graveyard, the second the wedding.THE CAST
Woman in the Balcony
..........Man in the Auditorium
.................Lady in the Box
Melissa Luecht Marjorie Farber Luise Cox Wilmeth Bracken Ruth Harbart Ben Nygren George Bryan
Rosalie Benowitz Ralph Hirsch Miriam Steinbom Eunice Tews Carl Swinehart Felice Kerrigan David Beck(Left Hand l’age)
Abraham, Jessamine Louise Allgood, Lou Alice Allie, Frieda Anne
Andrest, Nell Beatrice Baines, James Marrell
Barnes, Elsie Katherine Baydowicz, Edward J.
Baydowicz, Raymond H. Beck, David Cullen
Behrndt, Harrison Remner Bencsics, Joseph John, Jr. Benford, Henry, Jr. Benowitz, Rosalie
Bercich, John Albert Bickel, Robert Earl Bishop, Dorothy Blackburn, Binnie Louise Bleck, Donald Charles Block, Robert Frank Boehnlein, John W.
(Right Hand Page)
Borkowski, Dorothy Joan
Bracken, Wilmeth Marie Brown, Doris S.
Bryan, George B.
Burnett, Connie Beth Burr, Bard Elwell Carlisle, Maurice Joe
Carow, Jean Carstens, Jeanne Marie Caulkins, Joyce Maxine
Childers, Margie Chinske, Erma(Left Hand Rage)
Christman, Albert M.
Clough, Nelda Cochran, Wilbur Theron Commens, Elizabeth Martha
Conde, Anna Katherine Cook, Edward Cook, Joseph
Cook, Warren E. Cox, Luise Crawford, Vernon W.
Danos, Augusta Danos, Spiro
(Right Hand I’age)
Dean, Shirley Helen Deardorff, Donald Deming, Nelson
Dennie, Constance Bernice Derengowski, Elaine Wanda Devor, Jerry
Dingier, Betsy Ann
Dittman, Doris Mae Dittmer, Raymond Lawrence Drehmel, Keith Drexel Edinger, Leroy
Eikelberg, May Engelhardt, John
Erickson, James Frederick Farber, Marjorie Louise Felske, Dorothy Fenske, Melvin H.
Foster, Edith Lorraine
Freeland, Gerald Leo Froehlke, Bernice C.(Left Hand Page)
Gale, Richard Albert Gibron, Geraldine
Gilmore, Betsy Ross
Glassman, Earl Louis Graham, Robert Wilson Gross, Leo William, Jr. Grossman, Eunice Mae Gutowski, Jessie W. Hagerty, Jeannette Ruth Hansen, John
Harbart, Ruth Robb
Harper, Donald Eugene Harris, Jane
Hartwig, John H., Jr.
Hatcher, Willie B. Hayes, Ethel P.
Hedstrom, Kenneth Frederick Heinrich, Catherine Rose Henke, Mildred Elvira
(Right Hand Page)
Henry, Albert James 111
Henry, Phyllis Herring, Nettie Mae Hibner, Marjorie Jayne
Hilberg, Albert William Hirsch, Ralph Kline Jackson, Wilford Ellis
Jankowski, Ted R. Jaske, John J.
Jefferson, Elnora Cornelius
Joers, Roger H. Johnson, Charles(Left Hand I'age)
Johnson, Harold Erie
Johnson, Marian Helen Johnson, Natalie Johnson, Richard
Johnson, Robert E. Jordan, John W.
Kaiser. Norette T.
Kalk, Marvin Eugene Keeler, Edna Louise Keller, Richard Francis
Kerrigan, Felice Anne Kerrigan, John
(Right Hand Rage)
Kinsey, Susan Eleanor Kinz, Inez H.
Klouman, Gerhard Knoth, James Kolodziejski, Emily M.
Komasinski, Emanuel Krause, Carolyn E.
Kramer, Charles B. Kramer, John Norman Kuchik, Alice Ellen Kuhn, Philomene Kulesza, Estelle Lambka, Lloyd Henry LaRocco, Sarah Lasky, Edith Lauer, Alice Law, Charles Keith Lessing, Natalie
Lichtenberg, Robert Sproul Liebig, Walter(Left Hand Page)
Light, Charles E.
Lindeman, Robert H.
Lindsey, Richard Lewis
Logman, Marvin Wilbur Long, Kathryn Jeannette Lubke, Oscar Harvey Lucas, Mary Jane
Ludington, Mary Louise Luecht, Loren Lee
Luecht, Melissa Jane
Luedeman, Doris June Lueth, William Otto Lundquist, Donald Herbert Lutz, Walter Henry, Jr.
Mackey, Ivan Willis
Mahler, Edna Louise Mann, Donald
Mathias, James William
McCormack, George B. McNew, Dorothea Mae
(Right Hand Page)
Meer, Betty Jane
Meska, Arbutus June Meyer, Luther A.
Meyer, Marguerite Lillian
Middleton, Constance C. Miller, Lois E.
Miller, Martin M.
Miller, Morris Louis Miller, Randall C.
Mitchell, Lyle S.
Moore, Jean Morgan, Richard Vernon(Left Hand Page)
Morton, Violet June
Nast, William Arthur Nieman, Frank William Niemann, Martin John
Niendorf, Albert Novitske, James Nygren, Bengt
Orzech, Matthew Osos, Ramona Grace Oszuscik, Floryan Bernard
Passage, Phillis A. Paulin, Richard E.
(Right Hand Page)
Pawlik, Dorothy Mae Pazieski, Stanley Leo
Pearce, Rolland Garald Penfold, Alice Penziol, Steve
Perham, Elna Jean Perring, Ira John
Petoskey, Gladys Mae Phelps, Roy William Pohl, Jack Jerome
Powell, Margaret Marie Pribish, Geraldine Proll, Regina M.
Putz, Dorothy Carolyn
Ragland, Dorothy Louise Rapp, Dorothy Flelen Rebac, Frank Isadore Rench. Helen Louise
Richmond, Jacqueline»•(Left Hand Page)
Rist, James R.
Roames, Noma Fay
Rogowski, Evelyn Alice Roose, Barbara Jean Roth, Ralph E.
Salmassy, Sara Sass, Wilbur
Schaeffer, John Henry Scharnberg, Jeanne Klaye Schlaak, Janice Rosalie Schreiber, Pauline
Schudorick. Phyllis Schultz, Howard, Jr.
Schumacher, Russell L. Scott, Laurence Edwin Scott, Mary Lois Selby, Olive A.
Senderak, Stanley Joseph Sharkey, Harold
(Right Hand Page)
Shermak, Gertrude Alicia
Sherwood, Warren Shikany, Michael Sieben, Ruth Elizabeth
Siegmund, George Leo Smiertelny, Bernard P.
Smith, Eunice Mae
Soller, Edna Sorge, Marlowe Benson Spicka, Alice
Sprague, Frank Sprague, Philip Allcock(Left Hand Page)
Stalbaum, Geraldine E.
Stark, Virginia Steder, Bernard R.
Steele, Mildred June
Stein, Louis J. Steinborn, Irmgard Martha Steinborn, Miriam Edna
Stephens, Blanche Stephens, Leroy Guy Stevens. Edgar Meade
Storey, Wayne Bruce Studer, Lincoln L.
(Right Hand Page)
Swinehart, Carl Edwin
Sypnieski, Vincent Francis Teets, Richard Howard Tews, Eunice L.
Thomas, Anthony P.
Timm, Marian L.
Timm, William F.
Tomlinson, Carl William Troy, Nellie
Vankosky, Doris Mae Viau, Alexander C., Jr.
Vincent, Charles J.
Volksdorf, Dorothy Linda Wabshall. John Richard Walters, James E.
Waspi, Wayne W.
Wellnitz, VirginiaWendt, Harold John Westphal, Rex Arno Wingard, Ruth Ermajean Yeater, Kenneth Eugene
Wentland, Florence Ther-Westphal, William Wolfe, Bernice — Yourist, Clarence E.
Westburg, Donald R. Wheeler, Louis A.
Wolff, Adele Deming “•Ziegler, Marjory Lou
Westfahl, Lois White, Robert Wright, Joseph W. Wantuck, Leo Georgeummani|
ojj Carux? ♦ Hu; MAX OX CAMPUS
'"IF I WEItK an editor I'd make sure »f two thin that my editorial experience would not make me lead a dog's life, and second, I'd not be consistently in the dog house with every one including my instructors because of my yearbook activity. My way would be to choose an outfit that does more than put their feet on my desk and pat me on the back. I'd call for Indeco service because it is complete and the best help an editor can get in producing an unusual annual within his budget. Ask the staff on this book if I'm not right.”
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We’re not exactly a movie studio, it's true, but there is “action" and the call for "camera aplenty when the Bodine studio steps into harness to produce all the photographs for the Elstonian. It's a big job, but we like it—all eight of us!
Just so we, too, can have our names in this fine high school year book, here goes—from top to bottom: Harold K. Barr, Louis Carow, Jr., Nejla Bodine, Frank Littleton, Ruth Nixon, Marshall Verniaud, Gwalter Calvert, Hobart Carter.
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511 Franklin Street Michigan City, Indiana
Tonn Blank, Inc.
Westinghouse Refrigerators Electric Ranges and Other Appliances Universal Gas Ranges Williamson Tripl-ife Furnaces 104 North Franklin Street Open Evenings Phone 1921
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Congratulations. Members of the Class of 1940, and may the road ahead be marked by an abundance of success and happiness for each of you.
Office Equipment Company
Books - Stationery - Gifts - Party Goods - Games Office Supplies and Equipment Typewriters - Check Protectors - Adding Machines 725 Franklin Street Phone 1690 and “We Will Deliver”
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UPTOWNJ. L. FREELAND MOTOR CO.
OLDSMOBILE SIXES EIGHTS
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Suits Cleaned and Pressed Shoe Repairing - Shoe Shine 718 Franklin Street
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LITTLE ELF FOOD
STORE Joseph Borkowski “From A Friend"
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Phone 3227W i
WITH SINCERE BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1940
Peoples Loan Corporation
720 Franklin Street Carl Ziegler Frederick Pilliard Kenneth Kraft
KUHN Ice Coal Co., Inc.
Home Service Bakery
I I 2 Arthur St.
SEE THE NEW
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— at —
825 Franklin Street
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915 Franklin Street
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PIONEER Lumber Supply Co.
Phone 1 70
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WE WISH THE CLASS OF ’40 A VERY HAPPY AND ii PROSPEROUS FUTURE
KEEP FIT AT
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Dealer in genuine Pocahontas Coal,
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Grocery and Market
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Choice Fruits - Vegetables and Fancy Groceries
1125 East Michigan Street
A future of health and happiness to every student of the Class of 1940
All forms of
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102Sincere Congratulations to the Class of 1940
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And may each find success and happiness in his chosen vocation
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Graduating Class of 1940
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HAT and DRESS SHOP
Michigan City LaPorte
Phone 1375 Phone 1174K
1001 Franklin Street
$890 to $1424
SALES and SERVICE Joe Dry
Designers and Manufacturers
School and College Jewelry
Graduation Announcements, Cups, Medals, and Trophies
115 West Sixth Street
We Really Try to Please You
and DRY CLEANERS
1513 East Michigan Street Telephone 1718 Michigan City, Indiana
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P. W. Way Motor Sales
1; E. L. Waybright, Mgr.
I! 236 Spring St. Michigan City Phone 2501r
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