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 volume xx published by the senior class of the elwood high school elwood, indiana 1936 the crescentdedication... to the many people who have contributed toward making this book what it has finally become, we gratefully dedicate this annual. Tuocontents... administration faculty seniors juniors sophomores freshmen activities athletics gobs of fun Threeforeword... we, the members of the senior class of 1936, acknowledge our indebtedness to the many persons who have contributed toward making this, our senior year in the high school, both pleasant and profitable, it is our purpose to commemorate in this book some of these services, and, by doing so, show in part our appreciation for the benefits we have received.OUR SCHOOL BOARD The success of our high school depends largely on the school board of which Mrs. Wesseler is the president, Mr. Boston, secretary, and Mr. Barnes, treasurer. The members of the school board are constantly confronted with problems of finance and organization, and they are giving their best efforts satisfactorily to solve these problems. In all things they try to remember that they are representatives of the people and work for the good of all. Their work is difficult but very important, for the future success of the world largely depends upon the proper education of its citizens. It is hard for us to show how much we really appreciate their efforts, but we want to extend to them our most sincere thanks for what they have done. Especially do we wish to thank them for their interest in getting for us the new gymnasium and community building which the high school has needed so badly during the past years. Although we regret that this addition to our school will not be completed in time for use before we graduate, we are happy to know that the other students of our school may enjoy its use during the many years to come. Many of us do not know these people personally as well as we should like, but we feel in some manner their great influence in making our school the splendid school it has become. We realize our great indebtedness to them for many of the opportunities which we have enjoyed during our years in this school. Now that we are about to graduate, we hope that we can show them by our work in the future that we are deeply grateful for all they have done for us. Six Airs. Benj. F. Wesseler Mr. Ii. T. Boston Air. Charles E. BarnesMr. Win. F. Smith Mr. C. C. Hillis SUPERINTENDENT AND PRINCIPAL It would be difficult, indeed, for us to express our full appreciation for the services rendered us by our Superintendent and our Principal. They are the organizers and directors of the work of our high school and all for which the high school stands before the people of the community. They are the leaders, advisers, inspirers, and friends of the teachers and pupils. Amid all of their various duties they have made the interests of the boys and girls in the school their chief care. Under their inspiring guidance the Plwood High School has reached a higher standard than ever before. We all appreciate the good will they have shown in their contact with the student body. They have performed their duties in a most efficient manner, and we have profited by their actions. We are truly grateful to them. SevenHIGH SCHOOL SONG We’re loyal to you, Elwood High, We re all staunch and true, Elwood High, And we'll back you to stand 'gainst the best in the land For we know you have sand, Elwood High. Rah, Rah. Go smash that blockade, Elwood High, Go crashing ahead, Elwood High, Our team is our fame protector, on, boys, We all expect a victory from you, Elwood High. Che Hee, Che Haw, Che Haw Haw Haw. Elwood High School, Rah Rah Rah. To our dear High School we will always be true, Upon the Basketball floor we’re fighting for you, Like men of old on giants, placing reliance, Shouting defiance, Osky, Wow, Wow. Amid the broad, green fields that nourish our land, For honor and for learning we stand; To thee we pledge our hearts and hands, To win this victory, Elwood High.4Central SchoolsREGINA GROSSWEGE Mathematics A. B. Indiana University A. M. University of Notre Dame THOMAS B. LINDLEY English Indiana University A. B.—M. S. Butler University CLARA J. NUZUM Latin. French. English A. B. Indiana University EARL B. FORNEY History A. B.—A. M. Indiana University W. F. KRATLI Chemistry. Physics A. B.—A. M. Indiana University Graduate Work—University of Wisconsin HELEN BENEDICT Art. Penmanship B. S. Ball State Teachers College GEORGE SMITH Mathematics B. S. Franklin College LENA M. FOOTE Latin. Greek, English A. B.—A. M. University of Michigan MARY M. ALLEN English, Science B. S. Ball State Teachers College Clark University RAY WAYMIRE Biology B. S. Ball State Teachers College Graduate Work—University of Michigan ESTHER KOONS Home Economics B. S. Purdue University Graduate Work—Columbia University VERN SHINN Physical Ed.. Indus. Arts Butler University B. S. Ball State Teachers College Graduate Work—Butler University t FourteenMARY M. BARNES History. Health A. B. Indiana University DONALD BROWN English, Public Speaking A. B. Indiana University VIRGINIA McDF.RMITT Commercial. Physical Ed. B. S. Ball State Teachers College HARRY L. HOUSE Industrial Arts B. S. Bradley Polytechnic Institute MARY RECORDS French A. B. Indiana University J. A. NUDING English A. B.—A. M. Indiana University IRIS G. BEAMAN Commercial B. S. Indiana University BASIL R. HOSIER Mathematics A. B. Ball State Teachers College M. S. Indiana University PALMER J. DAVIS Vocational Agriculture B. S. A. Purdue University MARY E. COX Civics, Economics A. B. Indiana University Graduate Work—Columbia University HARLEY L. ASHTON History A. B. Indiana University SARAH SNIDER Home Economics, French A. B. Manchester College Graduate Work—Purdue University FifteenWorkshops: (1) Cooking Room, (2) Library, (3) Art Room, (4) Study Hall 304, (5) Typing Room, (6) Mechanical Drawing Room, (7) Bookkeeping Department, (8) Shop, (9) Sewing Room. OUR FACULTY By this time most of us have become fairly well acquainted with the faculty. We have found them quiet, forceful, unassuming yet resolute, respected by all for their leadership and understanding, striving always to do the best, and setting before us only the loftiest of ideals. We, the students, cannot begin to repay our teachers for all they have done for us, but we can show our appreciation by really trying to accomplish what they ask us to do. We can try to make the ideals which they have instilled in us come true. By following their instructions we can make our lives successful. We must realize that we are the coming generation, and in a few years the work of the world will be left to us, the students who are in high school at the present time. We know in the next few years the world will depend on us for its laws, for its inventions, and for its great men and women. We cannot accomplish much without the guidance of our teachers. We thank them for their sincere efforts which they have given us. SixteenmTHE SENIOR CLASS After four years of work in the High School, the enthusiasm of the members of the Senior Class remains undaunted. During this period of time they succeeded in accomplishing many tasks of which they are justly proud. The sponsor of the mid-year class is Miss Foote. The officers of this class are as follows: President, Mary Alice McDaniel; Vice-President, Donald Chance; Secretary, Pauline Bohannon; Treasurer, Ruth White. Miss Nuzum is the sponsor of the spring class. The officers are: President, Herbert Dickey; Vice-President, Henry Schrenker; Secretary, Olive Burdsall; Treasurer, Jack Burwell. During the present school year the members of this class have taken a very prominent part in the many activities of the school. The class was represented on the Annual staff by Ruby Love, Cora Byus, Rita Dauenhauer, Hilda Havens, LuCynthia Kightlinger, Leo Kurtz, Howard Locke, Phil McKnight, Herbert Dickey, and Raymond Rigor. The Seniors of this year's debating teams were Irene Hurd, Sue Wilson, Kathryn Knotts, Betty Klumpp, and Robert Bohlander. The Seniors are especially proud of their members who are in the band, orchestra, and in the musical organization known as the Senior Syncopaters. The Senior members of the band include the following pupils: Herbert Dickey, Howard Locke, John Hershey, Phil McKnight, James Drake, Everett Singer, Robert Bohlander, and Charles VanBriggle. The members of the class in the High School orchestra are: Herbert Dickey, John Hershey, James Drake, Christina Goins, Frank Moore, and Robert Bohlander. The members of the Senior Class forming the Senior Syncopaters are: Dorothy Stookey, Her- bert Dickey, Everett Singer, James Drake, John Hershey, Phil McKnight, James Bell, Charles VanBriggle, Howard Locke, Christina Goins, and Robert Bohlander. This organization has achieved considerable fame. The Seniors made up the majority of power of our athletic teams. In both football and basketball many of the Senior boys earned their share of praise. Walter Manis, John Hershey, Henry Schrenker, Richard Mullin, and Harry McPhearson were outstanding members of the football squad; while Leo Kurtz, David Hartz-ler, Howard Locke, Ollie Mutt, and Charles VanBriggle played prominent parts in basketball. John Brown, Merrill Bryan, Ernest Cling-enpeel, Harold Etchison, and Howard Harting were members of the Vocational Agriculture team. The Vocational Agriculture Class and 4-H Club also achieved much fame during the year. Robert Meyer and Donovan Foust gave demonstrations in testing milk for butterfat and received the first award in the county contest, first in the state contest, and sixth award in the national contest at Waterloo, Iowa. Robert Meyer won the State 4-H Club achievement honor, and succeeded in many other enterprises. During the year the Senior Class sponsored several programs and auditoriums. At Christmas they set the fine example of presenting the school a beautifully decorated Christmas tree to stimulate the feeling for the proper observation of holiday festivities. This year they sponsored the Christmas program. The record of the activities of the Senior Class is one of which every member of the class has just reasons to be proud. F.ighleenRICHARD MULLIN College Entrance A grin that is a magnet in itself. JEAN ALLEN College Entrance There is only one proof of ability—action. MARY ALICE McDANIEL College Entrance Friendly and amiable to everyone. MAURICE HURST College Entrance She loves him—don't we all. PAULINE BOHANNON College Entrance A cheery word and smile for everyone. GWENDOLYN STONE Commercial A smile is a trademark of a happy son I. DONALD CHANCE College Entrance Polite and courteous and never sad is this diligent Senior tad. RUTH WHITE Commercial Surely her constancy will be rewarded. WALTER MANIS Shop A born athlete if there ever was one. FLOYD YATES College Entrance He watches the team and keeps them tough By rubbing them down with smelly stuff. MARY WARD Commercial Full of gentle kindness, her look and language are. RAYMOND DAUGHERTY College Entrance A regular fellow with a way of his own. NineteenDELORES HEFLIN Commercial Willing to do things for the ft n of it. MAURICE EWING Commercial Never hasty, hut never too late. HELEN PEDRO Commercial She leads a life of quiet and worth. EUGENE FOWLER Agriculture He's always true to his work and friends. KATHERINE WARD Commercial She never did a thing amiss. CHARLES ETCHISON College Entrance Rarely seen, seldom heard, but always near. BERT MANIS College Entrance He is one of our dependable farmers. HELEN GLOTZBACK Commercial The meek shall inherit the earth. PAT STINE Commercial Like a powder-puff I was meant for women. WILMA STEVENS Commercial A worker at whatever she undertakes. DONOVAN FOUST Agriculture He’s true to his work, his school, and his friends. MARGARET RUSSELL Commercial She's just a quiet kind, whose nature never varies. T wentyALBF.RT WELCHES Agriculture Variety is the spice of life. MARTHA MAE SCUDDER Commercial A capable girl who keeps her true worth for her intimate friends. CHRISTINE KIMMERLING Commercial A carefree girl with a smile for everyone. JACK DEVINE College Entrance Intellectual to a high degree, but always welcomes fun. HESTER EAYE UFDEGRAFF College Entrance A country girl, with splendid ways. MERRILL ROBISON Shop A peck of fun and a regular fellow. LUCILLE THOMAS Commercial There are few who know the real worth that is hidden here. RUTH SIMMONS Commercial To appreciate her you must really know her. CHARLES WIMMER Agriculture Seldom talks but always thinks. CLARA REDENBAUGH Home Economics Perseverance is always rewarded. RAYMOND RIGOR College Entrance Firm and steady, he’s bound to get there. FLORENCE ROCKAFELLAR College Entrance Calmness and wisdom tempered with modesty. T uenty-oncHILDA HAVENS College Entrance Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace. HOWARD HARTING Agriculture Silence is the perfect herald of joy. ROBERTA LEHR Commercial joyous and eager, she's in for anything. W1LERF.D SHAW Commercial Who can find words to describe him? ROBERT COLSON Shop A fine young man with a purpose we all admire. MARY E. JONES College Entrance Knowledge is power. JOHN HAASE College Entrance He always does his duty. CHRISTINA GOINS Commercial A sweet disposition is not her only virtue. MARGARET FETZ College Entrance When duty and pleasure clash, let duty go to smash. EVERETT SINGER College Entrance Always ready to help. ANNABELL TUCKER Commercial A modest maid is she, with disposition sweet. FRED STANT Shop Little said is soonest mended. T wenty-twoLEE MILES HARTLEY Agriculture Always jolly, always kind, The kind of fellow yon like to find. LEOTA BROWN College Entrance Smooth urns the water where the brook is deep. ROBERT REVEAL We honor him who can come back. OLIVE BURDSALL • Commercial The world belongs to the energetic. JEANETTE BISSIAS Commercial A steady purpose, in school and out. HENRY SCHRENKER College Entrance He knows what he knows and how to tell it. ALBERTA LASHBROOK Home Economics The truest wealth is that of understanding. ROBERT BOHI.ANDER Agriculture Then he will talk, ye gods, how he will talk. JOHN BROWN Agriculture Men of few words are the best. LUCILE LINDLEY College Entrance She’s cute, she's small, and mighty sweet. ROY ADAMS Shop Carefree, yet sincere. LILLIAN BLADES Commercial The better you know her, the better you like her. T it enly-threeIRENE LEISURE Commercial A song is her style. JAMES McCALLUM College Entrance A likeable chap is he. KATHRYN KNOTTS Commercial A charming miss, who takes her school life very seriously. FRANK MOORE College Entrance The pleased musician bowed and smiled. VIRGINIA GR1MME LEROY SPOONER College Entrance None but himself can be his parallel. DELVER CURTIS College Entrance Thoughtful, self-contained. MARJORIE LAW Commercial A pleasant disposition is always best. JOHN HERSHEY Commercial What should a man do but be merry? IRENE HURD Commercial Overcoming obstacles adds inches to one's height. JACK JEFFRIES College Entrance He can take criticism like a man. ROSE MARY LINSMEYER Commercial Her nature is so far from doing harm. T wenty-jourCHARLES VANBRIGGLE College Entrance Tall, slender, and a basketball player. DOROTHY STOOKEY Commercial Quietly she did her work well. FLORABELLE RISER Commercial Her cheery countenance and big heart won her many friends. JAY PETERS College Entrance Reserved in manner, a quick and accurate thinker. EUNICE GARDNER Commercial Her heart is with her work. TERESA GILL College Entrance A blush is beautiful hut often inconvenient. KEITH PARKER Shop He has a manner all his own. MARY MAXINE COSTON Commercial Forever willing to do her best. ERNEST CLINGENPEEL Agriculture Rain is wet and dust is dry, Life is short and so am 1. MARCIA REYNOLDS Home Economics Some think the world is made for fun and frolic. HELEN WARDWELL Commercial Silence best speaks the mind. JAMES DRAKE Shop He smiles—we like him. T ue my-fiveCORA BYUS College Entrance Happy-go-lucky, fair and free, Nothing there is that bothers me. HOWARD LOCKE • College Entrance All right team; let’s go. MARJORIE PURTEE Commercial A woman of silence is a woman of sense. AILEEN COURTNEY Commercial A sweet disposition is always a passport. LEO KUR1Z Commercial Able in athletics, likeable in personality. OLIVE DAVIS College Entrance One with increasing abilities. HERBERT DICKEY College Entrance Famous for his good nature. DAVID HARTZLER College Entrance He's a jolly good fellow. BETTY KLUMPP College Entrance Smiling, singing through life she goes, She has plenty of friends, but very few foes. ROBERT MEYER Agriculture No study is too much for him. MARIAN FOSTER Commercial There is mischief in her pleasant smile. ELIZABETH HACKETT Commercial Mingle a little folly with your wisdom. T wenty-sixJAMES BELL College Entrance It is nice to be natural, when you’re naturally nice. RUBY LOVE College Entrance Dark hair, shining eyes, merry humor—she's a prize. HAROLD F.TC.HISON College Entrance His keen sense of humor is his saving grace. RITA DAUENHAUER Commercial As merry as the Jay is long. DEWEY CLAPPER College Entrance The world means something to the capable. EILEEN TALBERT Commercial The eyes have it. LU CYNTHIA KIGHTLINGER Commercial Modest and sweet and hard to beat. PHIL McKNIGHT College Entrance He does his duty; other things trouble him not. MARY RACHEL BRUNSON Commercial A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck. MERRILL BRYAN Shop Popularity left him quiet and unaffected. SUE WILSON College Entrance Concentrated cheerfulness. JACK BURWELL Shop Always busy and always merry. Twenty-sevenGlIORGE CARPENTER Shop He hath a stern took, hut a gentle heart. LUCILLE YOHE OLLIE MUTT Agriculture He was always there in basketball. RUTH SCHUCK Commercial A winsome maiden whose smile wins many friends. ROSE SCHUCK Commercial A lovable girl who would make anyone a true friend. MARGARET JACO College Entrance Her line of conversation is as interesting as a laundry list. RICHARD WRIGHT College Entrance Life is too short to worry. FLORENCE PHILLIPS College Entrance Modest, sweet—and a blond. That's enough. LEONA MOSS Commercial Quiet but ready for fun. HARRY McPHEARSON Shop A modest youth of t uiet manner is our football captain. Twenty-eightTHE JUNIOR CLASS In 1933 the Junior Class entered the Elwood High School. Learning the lessons of teamwork, cooperation, and service, the Juniors worked enthusiastically at all they attempted to do. Several members have held important executive positions during the past year. Many more, of course, were engaged in the less publicized side of extra curricular activities. Miss McDermitt is the sponsor of the spring class. The officers are: President, Phil Copher; Vice-President, Andy Cook; Secretary, Wilma Scott; Treasurer, Lois Sizer. Andy Cook represents the class on the student council. Miss Beaman sponsors the mid-year class. The officers are: President, Rosalind Klumpp; Vice-President, Mary Alice Tyner; Secretary, William Thumma; Treasurer, Parke Moore. Margaret Goetz represents this class on the Student Council. Everyone, however, cannot be a class officer, and there are some organizations in which teamwork is essential. The orchestra, band, debate, football, and annual staff are all examples. Out of the fifty musicians in the band and the orchestra twelve are Juniors. These are Martha Laudeman, Phil Copher, Marjorie Smith, Andy Cook, Martha Ruth Bambrough, Ralph Cooper, Robert Johnson, Louise Tucker, Wilma Scott, Louise Reichart, Wayne Lceson, and Raymond Whitehead. In sports, teamwork is essential. Representing the Junior Class in football were Bob Silvey, Phil Copher, Dick Gustin, Richard Alte, Aaron Hartzler, Lendall Mock, and George Ellis. Then came the hilarious basketball season with all its thrills and spills. Fighting along gallantly with their fellow players were Aaron Hartzler and George Ellis. These two Junior stars are expected to add much to the future basketball scores of our Alma Mater. Active participation in sports develops both physical and mental abilities, but debating tends to create more mental activity. Debating attracts many, but one must be very capable before one can become very important in this activity. Junior members of the debating squad are Marjorie Smith, Martha Laudeman, Lilly Fitzgerald, Janet Kimmerling, and Robert Yoder. When the staff for the 1936 Crescent was chosen, Robert Johnson, Eliza Jane Little, William Thumma, Robert Yoder, and Rosalind Klumpp were selected from the Junior class. William Thumma, a Junior, represented Elwood High School in the geometry contest last year. The Junior Class is one of much potential ability, and will be a strong and splendid Senior Class that will carry on with much glory the fine spirit and traditions of E. H. S. T hirlyMary Fern Snipes Kenneth Johns Margaret Jean Culp Robert Kennedy Wilma Scott Margaret Goetz Ruth Goetz Lois Sizer Edward Smith Virginia Harrell Martha Heath Eugenia Dowell Hugh Gordon Gerald Hartley Novella Clark Martha Chance Louise Tucker Parke Moore Vera Monroe Margaret Bebee Bernice Creamer Ellis Johnson Dorothy Lickenbaugh Robert Grossestreuer Albert Widener Anna Marie Boyer Betty Dunn Ralph Cooper, Jr. Nina Harmon Kenneth Harting Mary Hancock James Ross Janet Kimmerling T kirly-oneMarjorie Smith Aaron Hartzler Kathleen Cochran Trula Love Mary Cooley Billy Frazier Jeanne Albright Robert Lawrence Howard Dalton Pauline Harbit Fredrick McCord Reba Ward Wayne Leeson Maxine Talley Mary Gardner Mary Alice Tyner Madonna Fouts Ruth McMinn Phyllis Henderson Robert Yoder Jane Parker Joseph Pedro Eileen Lambert Marjorie Denny lone Hockersmith John Gilbert Mary Jane Conwell Dewey Dietzer Eleanor Hughes Robert Hartsock Mildred Marley Paul Cain Patrick Ormsby T hirly-twoMarie Wheatley Helen Hickner Charles Coburn Wilma Walker Loretta Magers Forrest McMahan Martha Laudeman Jean Reed Richard Keller Mary Louise Etchison Patricia Conwell Madonna Conway Martha Ruth Bambrough Audry Powers Robert Johnson Willametta Runyan Rosalind Klumpp William Thumma Rosanne Evans Rosalie Albright Eldon Johnson Wilma Jean Hutcheson Jane Fear Wilma Starr Norma Hamm Charles Yates Charleen Tompkins Elvona Davis Richard Alte Mary Hurd Raymond H. Whitehead Georgia Sprong Ronald Butler T hirl)-threeTHE SOPHOMORE CLASS The Sophomores are an up-and-coming class. Their scholastic standing is high. They are already making a name for themselves in the outside activities. Their pep and enthusiasm are unbounding, and they willingly accept responsibility. Harold Hodson is President of the mid-year class; Carolyn Fetz is Vice-President; Billy Rauch, Secretary; and Murtice Renner, Treasurer. The fall class elected Dannie Austin, President; Willard Moore, Vice-President; Helen Plichta, Secretary, and Richard Wann, Treasurer. Miss Allen is sponsor of this class, and Miss Snyder is sponsor of the other. Sophomores in the band are Vernon Floyd, Meredith Yarling, Cedric Benedict, Billy Rauch, Richard Orbaugh, and Dorothy Longerbone. Catherine Jane Handier, Mary Lee Cavan, anti Vernon Floyd play in the orchestra. Debaters include Barbara Nell Ashton, Mur- tice Renner, Ruby Hurd, George DeHority, Dean Shankland, Dorothy Longerbone, and Carolyn Fetz. Most of these took part in the interschool debates during the season and made a fine showing. Football fans have a promise of a great many thrills in the next two years from such boys as Richard Riser, Dannie Austin, Harold Hodson, William Lawton, and Charles Brockman. George Balser, James Johns, George Blackburn, and Ralph Stevens were members of the E. H. S. second team, while Billy Rauch, Richard Riser, and Harold Hodson were on the main team. These boys will probably go to the finals in the state tourney next year. Howard Warner, trainer, is also a Sophomore. In individual activity Mary Lee Cavan placed .first in the second division of the county Latin contest; Maxine Burdsall placed fourth. Jin HUnmniam This space is sincerely dedicated to the memory of one of our classmates MAURICE FISHER "Let ns not bewail the seeming loss Of what we love, nor think what might have been; For what we see below is simply dross To what in realms above still lies unseen.” T hirly-fourMartha Phillips Delora Sohn Floyd Gill Jean Groover Jean Sizelove Mary Louise Breese Elsie Mae Ewing Juanita Jackson Dannie Austin Mary Jane Griffin Ella May Ashton Barbara Nell Ashton Billy Rauch Donald Crawford Mary Jane Lehr Glenn Robertson Eliza Jane Little George DeHority, Jr. Mary Belle McCarty Robert Sizelove Lucille Goins Willard Moore Betty Bowers Rosenell Todd Maxine Burdsall Mildred Weddell Billy Holtzclaw Ann Parker Glenn Thrawl Gene Alice Theanders Max Dunlap Lula Mae Farr Robert Ott Aulta Silvey Vernon Floyd T hirty-fiveCharlotte Dietzer Raymond Hartsock Mary Bannon Arthur Ford Glendora Schrougham James Johns Irma Balser Deloris Moore Dean Shankland Helen Welches Helen Plichta Vincent Roop Beatrice Blackburn Murtice Renner Robert Fitzpatrick Arietta Lashbrook Phil Morgan Alice Dunlap Jack Pace Geraldine Leisure June Dailey Howard Warner Dorothy Moore Wilma Brown Wendel Wood Meredith Yarling Violet Groover Erma McBride Ralph Stevens Guinevere Heath Denzil Whetstone George Balser Catherine Jane Hancher Mary Lee Cavan Reva Mae Woods Richard Wann Ruby Hurd Alice Theobold Herschel Aaron Vera Mae Curtis T hirty-six Margaret Brisco Mary Alice McDancll Dwight Wilhoit Helen Athan Richard Orbaugh William Ross Vera Evans Maxine Heflin Harold Simmons Velma Davis Kathryn Jane Yohe Alma Maine William Lawton Jo Aline Kurtz Alcyone Merritt Mary McMinn Wallace Garrett Jean Millspaugh Lawrence Montgomery Eleanor Vautaw David Adams Ruth Cox George Blackburn Thelma Chance Denzil Devall Eugene Elder Carolyn Fetz Madonna Banks Ann Minton Lenora Savage Charles Phenis Elizabeth McCallumn Leslie Piper Dorothy Longerbone Mary Ann McMinds Harriett Snook Harold Reveal Martha Drake Donn Yoder Charlott Perkins Thirty-sevenTHE FRESHMAN CLASS After the members of the Freshman Class entered the doors of the Elwood High School, they soon learned that high school work afforded them a real opportunity to get a preparation for the demands of life. Besides their regular class work, many of these pupils found other school activities of interest. As debaters, athletes, musicians, and scholars, they rapidly pushed their way toward the top. Two loyal Freshman supporters of the debating team were Betty Jane Hiatt and Martha Nell Wallace, Perley Deal, George Hartley, Samuel Laudeman, Jack Booher, George Knopp, Robert Dellinger, Vern Rose, William Thomas, Frank Alte, Annabelle Cochran, James White, and Jack Hook are members of either the band or the orchestra. The Freshman Class had more students than any other class posted on the honor roll for the first semester of the present school year. These were Claribel Allen, Mayo Coiner, Bertha Nell Sigler, Madonna Pad-field, Judith Wright, and James White. Basketball stars of this class were Earl Sloan, James Fouch, Howard Warner, Donald Etchison, Harold Dickey, William Caldwell, Stephen Lewellyn, Kenneth Denton, Billy Thomas, and J. Edwin Locke. Doris Cloud won the free 1936 Crescent offered for writing the best answer to the question in the question and answer contest. With these early starts in scholarship, leadership, debate, athletics, and music, the class of 19 0 will no doubt prove to be one of the best and most successful classes ever to enter • our high school. SUCCESS Whenever there is work to do, Go do it with a grin; Stick with that job, until it’s through, And you are bound to win. Don’t wait till someone else will take The job that’s meant for you; Be brave, and face the task, yourself Stick with it, till it’s through. And then you’ll find that you are proud, To know you’ve done no less Than others who are now endowed With every true Success. T hirty-eighl —Roberta LehrCharles Meyer Mary Louise Cox Carlos Coe Ruby Heflin Jack Booher Aleksandra Kakasuleff James Sizelovc Geneva Sides Ora Hittle Claribel Allen Stephen Lewellyn Barbara Rcasback George McWilliams Wilma Hill Warren Conway Judith Wright Perley Deal Mary Jane Sumner Robert Dellinger Charlotte Idle Earl Sloan Madonna Pad field Robert Morris Esteleen Wise Eleanor Williams Martha Skirvin Jimmie Murray ♦ Mary Seright James Fouch Martha Cain Haroid McDermit Hazel Osborn Robert Waymire Emma Jean Collins Leroy Barnes Lavonne Hook Jack Hook Mary K. Hillard James Ricker Eileen Little Robert Sigler Florence Morehead Walter Murray Belva Aldridge Clarence Hunnicut T hirly-nineAlice Faye Phillips Robert Marley Pauline Bohlander Jean Bohannon George Sides Phyllis Kahler Sam Laudeman Martha Wallace John Strecker Frederic Robinson Florence Hayward Loranell Baxter John Brosman Betty Jane Hutcheson Mayo Coiner Naomi Brown Retha Patton Lester Lamb ♦ Barbara Wickard Irene Riser William Wolf Geneva Williams Gene Whetstone Alma Singer Mary Davis Donald F.tchison Wanda Dever Donald May Phyllis Thornton Doris Cloud Howard Foist Elaine Skirvin Vern Rose Mary Yates . Ruth Proctor Robert Whittinghill Harold Dickey Betty Courtney Glenn Freeman Virginia Ewing Charles Kratz Wilma Yohe Leroy Watson Marjorie Hackett Kyle Minniear Maxine Groover FortyJesse Budd Robert Shaw Evelyn Fern Ralph Denton Wanda Ballenger Billy Foust Thelma Edgel I James White Bertha Nell Sigler Howard Shaw Roberta Kane George Knopp Joan Hains Robert Yohe Isabell Arc-hart Howard Leisure Vivian Schrougham Charles R. Cain Betty Knotts Harry Updegraff Florence Vinson George Hartley Marie Cunningham James Gray Geneva Davis Robert Lee Hinds Jeanne Shaw ♦ Billy Lewis Jane Ann House Noble Harmon Robert Trick Helen M. Day Eugene Stone George Justice Betty Jean Hiatt Robert Juday Alberta Mary Brier Robert Fortson Doris May Gordon James Heflin Jack White Annabelle Cochran Wayne Drake, Jr. Catherine Lehr William Berry Ruth Williams Forty-oneMary Lois Porter Frank Alte June Havens Wilma Sizer Robert Ellis Mary Ellen Hanshew Jack Hurd Margaret Jean Renner Billy Nagel Mary Ruth Ackerman Ralph Starkey Wilma Bohannon Grace McGinnis Robert Wright Jean Ploughe Adelma Bell Jean Kochman Edgar Phillips Dorothy Hook John Stone Nellie Mike Martha Nell Scott Eugene Gardner Anna May Hunter James Parrish Lenabel Huntsinger Mary Widener Mary Lee Loer Betty Benedict William Jones Betty Ewing Merl Smith HONOR ROLL (First Semester) 4B Boh lander, Robert .... ... A E's 2B Cavan, Mary Lee .... ... 4 E's Dauenhauer, Rita .... . . . 4 E's Dailey, June ... 4 E's Fetz, Margaret .... ... A E's Merritt, Alcyone .... ... 4 E's Redenbaugh, Clara . . . ... A E's Monroe, Lucille . . . . ... 4 E's 3 A Shaw, Roberta ... 4 E's 1A Allen, Claribel ... 4 E's 2A Little, Eliza Jane .... Coiner, Mayo ... 4 E’s Renner, Murtice .... Padfield, Madonna .... ... A E's 2B Ashton, Barbara Nell . . . ... 4 E's Wright, Judith ... 4 E's Brown, Wilma ... A E's IB Sigler, Bertha Nell . . . ... 4 E's Burdsall, Maxine .... ... 4 E's White, James ... 4 E's Forty-twoCALENDAR Sept. 8—The end of a perfect vacation. Sept, 9—First day of school. Miss Barnes and Miss Snider begin their careers as teachers in E. H. S. Sept. 10—Classes begin. Sept. 13—Football season begins. Elwood bows to Cathedral, the score being 26 to 0. (For other athletic events, see athletic section.) Sept. 30—Classes organize. Oct. 16—Day of doom—report cards. Oct. 17-18—Teachers' Institute. Why can't the teachers have an institute every Friday? Oct. 24—First assembly. Dr. Whitehill Ray tells us of Venezuela and its inhabitants. Nov. 8—Auditorium. A musical is presented under the direction of Miss Lois Albright. Nov. 14—We succeed in escaping a class. Mr. Cones talks to us about his trip around the world. Nov. 25—Juniors select class rings and pins. Nov. 28- Thanksgiving vacation. Students are thankful for Thanksgiving. Dec. 5—The Lombards entertain us today. Dec. 18—Juniors receive class rings and pins. Dec. 20—Christmas vacation begins today. Two weeks’ reprieve. Jan. 6—School again—so soon? Jan. 10—The Orpheon Quartet entertains us today. Jan. 11-—Debate tournament at Anderson. Elwood Affirmative makes a good showing. Jan. 23-24—No school until Monday because of bad weather. Jan. 27—After sunshine comes gloom! Report cards. New semester starts. Feb. 3—Television program tonight. Feb. 11—Elwood affirmative debating squad talks Anderson down. Feb. 27—The Misner players present a drama—Trails That Meet. Feb. 29—Watch out! It's leap year, boys. Mar. 5—Rousing pep session. Getting in tune for the tourney. Mar. 6-7—Sectional at Anderson. Mar. 13—Lot of pupils play that well-known game called "hookey" and are caught. Mar. 20—A practice debate with Columbia City. Elwood is defeated. Mar. 24—Regional debate with Central of Fort Wayne. We are defeated. Mar. 26—Discussion League is held here. Two of our debaters win first and second place. Mr. Douglas talks to us about Africa. Mar. 27—Five Senior boys are presented with basketball sweaters. Apr. 3—4B Class manage to get together for a class party. Apr. 8—District Discussion League at Muncie. Apr. 17—Senior play. Apr. 27—The movie, Uncle Tom's Cabin, is presented. May 1—A musical is presented by June Dudley. May 8—Dramatic Club play. May 26—Senior week begins. May 29—Reception. May 31—Baccalaureate. June 1—Commencement. June 2—School closes. Forty-fourUpper Row: Irene Leisure and Leo Kurtz, the most popular Senior girl and boy; Mary Cooley, the best looking girl in any class (Seniors excluded). Lower Row: Doris Cloud, winner in tbe "Question and Answer Contest”; I.endall Mock, the most polite boy ; Lois Sizer and Ronald Butler, the girl and boy showing the best sportsmanship. POPULARITY CONTEST QUESTION AND ANSWER CONTEST Below are some of the answers given to the question, " What can I do that will be most helpful to my school?” The first answer won the prize of a free 1936 Crescent. I can be most helpful to my school by cooperating with the student body in its every undertaking, by being loyal to its standards, and striving to make them higher.—Doris Cloud. That which I, the student, can do which will be most helpful to my school is uphold its principles of honesty, sincerity, and cooperation.—James Edward Gray. To be most helpful to our school we must show cooperation, self-control, self-reliance, tolerance, and perseverance. We must be honest, loyal, pure, ambitious, just, and courageous.—Margaret Bebee. By giving full cooperation to the school in all its activities and having a good school spirit, I shall be doing that which will be most helpful to my school.-—Donn Yoder, Forty-fiveRobert Bohlander, Betty Klumpp, Mr. Brown, Mr. Bindley, Martha Laudeman, Irene Hurd, Janet Kimmerling, and Carolyn Fetz. DEBATING We are very proud of the fact that Elwood High School had the largest debate squad that it has had in its eight years of inter-school debating. The affirmative debaters were Robert Bohlander, Betty Klumpp, and Irene Hurd. The members of the negative were Martha Laudeman, Janet Kimmerling, Carolyn Fetz, and Marjorie Smith. The reserves were Barbara Nell Ashton, Lilly Fitzgerald, Betty Jane Hiatt, George DeHority, Dean Shankland, Martha Wallace, Ruby Hurd, Dorothy Longcrbone, Murticc Renner, Katherine Knotts, and Sue Wilson. Our preliminary debates started with the debating tournament in Anderson. Elwood was represented by six teams composed of sixteen students. The affirmative teams won from Knightstown, Frankfort, Lafayette, Lebanon, and Rushville. They lost one debate to Rushville. The negative teams won from Rushville and lost to Lebanon twice, Technical, Rushville, and Wiley. In the Butler Triangle, which consists of North Vernon, Wiley of Terre Haute, and Elwood, all debates were won by the affirmative teams, resulting in a tie. This was the first time in five years that Elwood has not won the Triangle. In the district debates, Elwood affirmative and negative teams defeated Anderson and Eaton. Elwood won four debates and lost none; Eaton won one and lost three; Anderson won one and lost three. From this point, the decision was based on the joint work of the affirmative and negative teams. In the sectional debate, Elwood defeated Dunkirk. Professor Myron Phillips of Wabash acted as judge. In the regional debate, Central of Fort Wayne defeated Elwood by a close margin. Professor Lull of Purdue University was judge for this debate, which closed the season for us. Forty-sixSnow and sleet were responsible for cancellation of a number of practice debates. One non-decision debate was held with Tipton. The early season record does not compare favorably with that of 1935. This is, in large part, due to the large squad. This prevented as much intensive drill and experience as is possible with fewer debaters, but the benefits are as great in that more students are gaining experience. With the start of the district debates, the negative team has rapidly improved until we have a well balanced team on either side of the question. Elwood has won the sectional four years out of the seven that it has belonged to the debating league. It is our sincere wish that students will remain interested in debating and that each squad will be bigger and better than the last. DISCUSSION LEAGUE CONTEST The Annual Discussion League Contest, made possible through the Extension Department of Indiana University, was held in Elwood, March 26, 1936. This was a county contest and two representatives from Anderson were our competitors. Janet Kimmerling and Betty Klumpp were Elwood’s representatives and won first and second places respectively. The subject for discussion was the same as the debate question— Socialized Medicine. Miss Coble of Tipton acted as judge. The District Contest was held April 8, 1936, at Muncie, Indiana. Mr. Lindley, one of our debating coaches, who was district chairman, presided. Three professors from Ball State Teachers College were the judges. Janet Kimmerling was our representative and placed third in the contest. Silling: Ruby Hurd, Betty Jane Hiatt, Barbara Nell Ashton. Standing: Martha Wallace, Sue Wilson, George DeHority, Murtice Renner, Dorothy Longerbone, Marjorie Smith, Dean Shankland. Forty-sevenAt last . . . the Senior Play . . . invitations to 308 . . . books have arrived . . . "The Fixer” is here . . . Act 1 . . . Act 2 . . . Act 3 . . . night rehearsals, cancel dates . . . drill . . . drill . . . good-bye chewing gum ... so long parties . . . grind . . . grind . . . Yas, sail! ... no trouble arises that the fixer can’t fix . . . except his own . . . dress rehearsal . . . the show . . . the crowd . . . the orchestra is playing . . . "Everyone in his place—curtain" . . . the show is on . . . laughs . . . cheers . . . tears ... all over ... a real success . . . Front Row: Lu Cynthia Kightlinger—Madame Venus, Robert Bohlander—Willie B. Repaid, Olive Davis—Stage Manager, Henry Schrenker—"The Great Cologne,” Ruby Hurd—Prompter. Second Row: Teresa Gill—Ethelyne Cartright, Irene Hurd—Marigold Maine, Leroy Spooner—Gabriel Snow, Aileen Courtney—Cleopatra Johnson, Kathryn Knotts— Mrs. Mona Maine. Third Row: Margaret Jaco—Camille Crow, James Bell—Dr. Robin Kilhem, Mary Alice McDaniel—Ruth Royce, Herbert Dickey—Waldo Powers, Margaret Fetz—Mrs. Polly Royce. Back Row: Merrill Bryan—Hinkle Richer, Miss Allen—Costumes, Roberta Shaw— Mrs. Glenda Gosnell, Mr. Lindley—Director. Forty-eight"Henry Tells the Truth” ... a riot of fun and laughter . . . parts announced . . . hurrying and scurrying to stage . . . practice begins . . . primping and posing . . . for Crescent pictures . . . weeks of rehearsals . . . afternoon and evening . . . the play becomes polished . . . speeches run smoothly . . . cues, action . . . Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen . . . represented in cast . . . the night for presentation rolls around . . . truthful Henry! . . . successful climax . . . now for a much needed rest. Front Rout: George DeHority—Bruce Baird, Helen Plichta—Sandra Sawyer, Delora Sohn—Phyllis Rankin, Donald Etchison—Henry Wallace. Middle Row: Carolyn Fetz—Prompter, Olive Davis—Stage Manager, James Bell— Wynant Campbell, Teresa Gill—Mrs. Marcia Rankin, Miss Allen—Costumes. Back Row: Mr. Lindley—Director, Helen Young—Nella Peers, Marjorie Smith—Louise Albright, Henry Schrenker—Remsen Haver, Dean Shankland—Pierce Rankin, Pat Stine—Harry Peers, Betty Jane Hiatt—Ada. Jay Peters replaces Donald Etchison as Henry Wallace. Forty-nineFrom Row: Samuel Laudcman, Phil McKnight, Meredith Yarling, George Knopp. Second Row: Howard Locke, Ralph Cooper, Richard Orbaugh, Charles Van Briggle, Everett Singer, Robert Johnson, James White, Robert Birt—Director. 1 bird Row: Dorothy Longerbone, Richard Gustin, Annabelle Cochran, Vernon Floyd, John Hershey, James Drake, Marjorie Smith, Jack Hook, Robert Bohlander, Jack Booher. Back Row: Robert Dellinger. Vern Rose, Andy Cook, Wayne Leeson, Herbert Dickey, Cedric Benedict, Billy Rauch, Phil Copher, Frank Alte. BAND AND ORCHESTRA From Row: Frank Moore, Judith Wright, Mary Alice Tyner, Christina Goins, Jack Hook, Louise Tucker, Wilma Scott, Martha Laudcman. Second Rou : Catherine Hanchcr, Louise Reichart, Mary Louise Tyner, Martha Ruth Bambrough, Vernon Floyd, Andrew Cook, Jack Booher, George Knopp, Billy Thomas, Perley Deal, Wayne Leeson, George Hartley, Vern Rose. 1 bird Row: Herbert Dickey, Phil Copher, Samuel Laudeman, Dorothy Longerbone, Robert Bohlander, James Drake, John Hershey, Robert Johnson, Robert Dellinger, Mary Lee Cavan. Back Row: Mrs. Zimmerman, Janet Kimmerling, Geneva Sides. FiftyTop Row: Ruby Love, Editor-in-Chief; Cora Byrus, Assistant Editor; Leo Kurtz, Circulation Manager; Rita Dauenhauer, Literary Editor; Herbert Dickey, Business Manager; J. A. Nuding, Sponsor. Second Row: William Thumma, Assistant Sport Editor; Rosalind Klumpp, Assistant Literary Editor; Stephen Lewellyn, Assistant Photographer; Robert Johnson, Photographer. Third Row: Lu Cynthia Kightlinger, Typist; Howard Locke, Sport Editor; Toots, Our Mascot; Billy Rauch, Assistant Advertising Manager; Barbara Nell Ashton, Assistant Advertising Manager. Bottom Row: Ella May Ashton, Assistant Manager; Robert Yoder, Assistant Business Manager; Hilda Havens, Typist; Phil McKnight, Advertising Manager; Eliza Jane-Little, Assistant Manager; Raymond Rigor, Artist. Fifty-one(1) Harold McDermit, Freshman in Vocational Agriculture, with his Four-H shorthorn calf. (2) A part of the afternoon class studying Vocational Agriculture. (3) A Vocational Agriculture student with his project entering the sale ring. (4) A Four-H Club member sells his colts at farm auction. (5) A Four-H Club member with his porkers. (6) Belgian mare belonging to Robert Meyer ready to enter the Elwood Horse Show ring. (7) Mr. Haynes, Madison County Agricultural Agent, and Mr. Hosier, broadcasting the placings and presenting the ribbons at the Elwood Horse Show. fifty-two FOUR-H CLUB ACTIVITIES(1) Interior equipment of a Four-H member's poultry house, and her flock (2) Frances Flora, Elwood’s leading Four-H Poultry Club member, marketing a few of her heaviest birds (3) Donovan Foust, Four-H club winner in poultry and calf work (4) Marvin Skillman and his back yard flock of white leghorn pullets raised the sanitary way (5) Ruby Etchison, Elwood Four-H Club member, with her flock of poultry (6) Robert Meyer, corn yield ninety bushels per acre, member Indiana Five Acre Corn Club, receiver of silver medal. Other members of the Corn Club leaving the field. Fifty-threeFAMILIAR FACES (1) Art class, makers of the models used for introductory plates in the 1936 Crescent. (2) All four interested in the Crescent. (3) Student Court. (4) Assistant librarians. (5) Student Council. (6) Jiggs and his makers. (7) Class presidents. (8) Patrol boys. (9) Two girls from the physical education class. (10) Our attendance officer. (11) Vote—Here. (12) Our janitors. (13) Camera boys. Fifty-four u IOUR NEW GYMNASIUM Our new gymnasium, which is being erected on the lot adjacent to the Senior High School addition at North A and Sixteenth streets as a Public Works Administration project, will be 35 by 106 by 132 feet in size. The structure will be erected of brick, steel, and concrete and in addition to numerous class rooms and other facilities, will have a basketball court, 50 by 75 feet in size. It will be equipped with stadium type seats or bleachers. The building will have seating accommodations for approximately 2,500 persons. A stage or platform, 221 2 by 33 4 feet in size, will be located at the south end of the basketball court. Excavations under the seats and platform will provide ample space for the establishment of dressing rooms, showers, class rooms, and rooms for general storage and drying. There will be corridors circling the building below the bleachers. The new structure will be heated by steam provided by the present heating system of the high school. Heating coils similar to those in use at the new store of the R. L. Leeson and Sons’ Company will be used. AH windows will have steel sashes. The plans for the new school unit were prepared by the firm of McGuire and Shook, well-known Indianapolis architects, who prepared the perspective drawing of the building shown in the section of views, pages 58 and 59 in the 1936 Crescent. The building is being constructed by the Arthur J. Wolf Construction Company of Logansport at a total cost of over $80,000. Fifty-sixNew GymnasiumArmorySixty-one HOWARD WARNER Student Football ManagerRah! Rah! Rah! (Locomotive) Rah! Rah! Rah! (Slowly) Rah! Rah! Rah! (Faster) Rah! Rah! Rah! (Very Fast) Ra-a-a-a-ah, Elwood. Skyrocket S-s-s-s-s-s-s Boom! Elwood! Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Boom! Elwood!! Fight 'Em Team Fight 'em team. Fight ’em team, Fight! Fight! Fight! Oh, Fight. Red and Blue Red and blue rail, rah, Red and blue rah, rah, Who rah, We rah. Red and blue rah, rah. That's the Old Fight, Fight That’s the old fight, fight! That's the old fight, fight! What’s the old fight, fight ? That’s the old fight, fight! Yea Panthers and Spell It Out Yea Panthers, Yea Panthers, P-a-n-t-h-e-r-s, Panthers, Yea. Elwood, Rah, Rah! Team! Fifteen Rahs Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah! Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah! Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah! Team! Team! Team! (The rooting section crouches and rises slowly, whistling) Boom! Rah! Elwood! R-r-r-rah! R-r-r-r-rah! R-r-r-rah! R-r-r-r-rah! Elwood! Panthers! Panthers! Panthers! YEA! E-E-Elw. E-E-Elw, O-O-Ood, E-l-w-o-o-d, Elwood, Elwood, Elwood. Elwood Locomotive E—L—W—O—O—D, E-I-w-o-o-d, Elwood, Yea-a-a-a Elwood. Come on Red Come on Red! Come on Blue! Come on Team! We're for you! Yea! Elwood! Yea-a! Elwood! Yea-a! Elwood! Yea-yea-yea! Rah, Yea Elwood Rah, yea-a-a-a-a Elwood Fight! Fight! Fight! Sixty-twoFrom Row: Ollie Mutt, Richard Riser, Floyd Yates, Billy Rauch, Howard Locke, Aaron Hartzler. Back Row: David Hartzler, George Ellis, Charles Van Bridle, Leo Kurtz. Harold Hodson. BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD Date Nov. 20 T earn Central of Muncie Place L l.H.S. 14 °n 34 Nov. 27 Windfall 17 14 Nov. 29 Burris of Muncie . . . . Here 27 24 Dec. 6 Peru 23 30 Dec. 13 Cathedral of Indianapolis . . . . Here 18 26 Dec. 14 Summitville (Comity Tourney) . 31 38 Dec. 20 Tipton 17 30 Dec. 28 Windfall (Blind Tourney) .... . . . . Windfall 23 29 Dec. 28 Summitville (Consolation) .... . . . . Windfall 34 29 Jan. 10 Lebanon 34 36 Jan. 17 Alexandria . . . Here 29 28 Jan. 31 Noblesville 24 27 Feb. 5 Frankton 32 15 Feb. 7 Huntington 27 35 Feb. 8 Wabash 11 23 Feb. 1 1 Lapel 35 33 Feb. 14 Broadripple 38 33 Feb. 21 Noblesville 26 34 Feb. 28 Tipton 29 40 Mar. 6 Alexandria (Tourney) .... 19 25 Sixty-threeA.HASTZLCR GUAM, FORWARD H % C.VAN DRtCGLE . CENTER | H.DICRLY CtNTl R, M FORWARD O. MUTT J FORWARD H.HOOSON FORWARD THE PANTHER TOURNEY TEAM Panther rooters lent staunch support to their team during this year’s basketball tourney held at Anderson. The boys on the team showed their appreciation by putting every ounce of fight they had into the game. An important reason for the additional spirit was due to the fact that our team played those biting, scratching Alexandria Tigers. Elwood had won over Alexandria in a fast game played a short while before tire tourney but were not quite so fortunate on the big day, being downed 19 to 25. Sixty-jourFrom Row.- Merrill Bryan, Harold Etchison, Howard Harting, Robert Meyer, Ronald Butler. Back Row: Kenneth Harting, Albert Welches, Ora Hittle, Mr. Davis, Wallace Garrett, Jay Peters. John Brown. FRESHMAN TEAM VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE SCOREBOARD Elwood . 31 Summitville . 21 Elwood . . 11 Lapel . 7 Elwood . 29 Summitville . 14 Elwood . . 13 Anderson . 6 Elwood . . 24 Alexandria 19 Elwood . 17 Noblesville 13 Elwood . 20 Lapel . . . 10 Elwood . 16 Noblesville 11 Elwood . 26 Alexandria 19 Front Row: Stephen I-ewellyn, Kenneth Denton, Billy Thomas, J. Edwin Locke, Earl Sloan, Mayo Coiner. Back Row: Howard Warner, Donald Etchison, Harold Dickey, James Pouch, William Caldwell, Mr. Renner—Freshman Coach. Sixty-fiveFront Row: Walter Manis, Richard Riser, George Ellis, Charles Yates, Robert Silvey, Harry McPhcar-son—Captain, Henry Schrenker, Aaron Hartzler—Captain, Dannie Austin, William Lawton. Row Two: Ora Hittle, Harold Hodson, Richard Mullin, Richard Alte, Phil Copher, John Hershey, Robert Grossestreuer, Charles Brockman, Lendall Mock. Row Three: Danny Peters, Howard Ballard, Jack Pace. Donald Etchison, James Fouch. David Davis, Ralph Stevens, Ralph Badger, Raymond Goins, Henry Acres. Row Four: Walter Murray, Billy Thomas, Robert Wittinghill, Arthur Ford, Warren Collier, Samuel Laudeman, Donald Mays, Jack White, Kenneth Denton, Phil Morgan. Back Row: Mr. Shinn—Coach, Floyd Yates—Assistant Manager, Mr. Renner—Assistant Coach, Howard Warner—Manager. FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Date T earn Place t.H.S. opp. Sept. 13 Cathedral of Indianapolis . . . Here 0 26 Sept. 20 Anderson 0 7 Sept. 27 South Bend . . . Here 0 6 Oct. 4 Marion 0 19 Oct. 11 Kokomo . . . Here 6 6 Oct. 16 Wabash . . . Here 0 40 Oct. 25 Noblesville There 0 25 Nov. 2 Muncie . . . Here 0 20 Sixty-sixTHE E CLUB Front Row: Howard Locke, Lcndall Mock, Robert Silvey. Middle Row: Aaron Hartzler, Henry Schrenker, Harold Hodson. Back Row: Richard Riser, David Hartzler, George Ellis, John Hershey, Dannie Austin. LOOK AT HECK- THAT ALARM ELWOOO 1 THEATER HOHr THL NEW 1 GYM - WOULD GO OPF on Saturday n MORNmo — TW OAl' HEAOACM! MAKE ROOM FOR ME, 6 Q x m nLXT - I HAVE MY | D'PLOMA iStmoRi CARTOOiNS BY OUR ARTIST Sixty-sevenFront Row: Harriett Snook, Helen Athan, Pauline Harhit—Captain, Beatrice Blackburn, Phyllis Henderson. Bad Row: Geraldine Leisure, Lois Sizer, Olive Burdsall, Mary Alice Tyner, Helen Marie Day. VOLLEY BALL Volley ball is second only to nine-court basketball as a preference of all games for the girls that take physical education in Elwood High School. Promotion of team play, cooperation, good sportsmanship, and enthusiasm enter into the game. For this game, special teams are chosen, and a class tourney is played. Three out of five games determine the winner. There are usually two or three teams in each class. These teams compete in playing the five games, unless one team wins three games before thc five are played. Since there are two second period classes and two third period classes, matches are arranged between the winners of the same period classes. A final game is played between the winning teams of the two periods to determine the champion team. A league team in each class is formed. It consists of the best players from the losing sides. The second period league teams compete, and the third period league teams compete. Then a final game is played to decide the winner. The pictures of the champion team (page 68) and of the winning league team (page 69) in this annual give the results of the first semester volley ball tourney of 1935. We hope that the girls taking the physical education course next year will take up this game with as much competition and enthusiasm as was done by the girls during the present school year. Sixty-eightRita Dauenhauer, Eileen Talbert, Gene Alice Theanders, Georgia Sprong, Ruby Love—Captain, Madonna Pouts, Reba Ward, Willametta Runyan, Elvona Davis. SPORTSMANSHIP In the girls’ gym classes the thoughts of the girls are not on sports alone but center on that all important spirit of fair play. The girls are taught from the beginning that what they play is not nearly so important as how they play it. When the girls enter the gym class, the first lesson assigned them is to become acquainted with each girl in the class, call her by her first name, take her into a game as a partner, and make her feel at home. It is here that barriers which have formerly existed between a girl and the hundreds of other students in the school are broken down and she becomes a part of the school, sharing with her fellow students both work and play. It forces, not against her will, any girl who has lived in her own narrow, selfish world, to become less of an individual and more of a group. It is not hard to find that spirit of fair play that prevails in the gym classes, bringing that feeling of relaxation through sturdy, healthful, and cooperative play. Sixty-nineDorothy Stookey, Betty Klumpp, Olive Burdsall, Helen Glotzbach, Kathryn Knotts, Rita Dauenhauer, Eileen Talbert, Ruby Love. BELOW, LEFT—Bottom: Mary Frances Bratton. Top: Dorothy Sloan. BELOW, RIGHT—Bottom Ron : Florence Phillips, Ruby Love, Lois Sizer, Wilma Stevens. Second Row: Olive Burdsall. Virginia Grimme, Rita Dauenhauer, Third Rou : Rose Schuck, Eleanor Hughes. Top: Margaret Bebee. SeventyFRESHMAN DAN’S DIARY Mundee: This morning in English class Miss Allen told us kids that nearly all grate people kept a diary. I wanten to be great asked Olive Burdsall what a diary was and she haven been with some other gurls out to Bob Bohlander's said a dairy was a lot of kows. Not seein what kows had to do with grateness, I asked John Haase what he thought a dairy was. John knows everything, and he said it was writen down the things that happened to a feller. Being only a freshman and wanten to be a seenyur as soon as Mr. Hillis will let me, I decided to write on seenyurs. Twozdee: This morning 1 was hurryen up the stairs that says down coz it was getten late. When I got to the top, I looked to the one that says up and saw Cora Byus a tumblen again on the floor. Cora is a smart gurl. When she wants to take her exercise, she tumbles upstairs to keep from getten hurt. Wenzdee: While I was in the library today, I saw Jack Jeffries, Ollie Mutt, and Ernest Clingenpecl all awigglen their ears. I looked around but did not see any one looken at them so I think they was just wigglen their ears to keep them from being roosten places for flies. Thursdee: This morning as I was hurryen to school coz I was almost late I passed Marian Foster with her shoes untide. I felt better then feelen that I was not the only one not haven enough time to dress for school. This afternoon Mrs. Records sent me to Room 304 with a note for the teacher. Looken ahead of me I saw a pair of shoes with nothen in them. Then I saw that Marian Foster’s feet were not in her shoes. I asked David Hartzler what Marian dun this for and he said she was starten a new fad. David said that one-day the fire gong was sounded and Marian was fast asleep with her shoes off. It would be turrible if a real fire would break out and all the gurls were like Marian. Frydee: This weak Herbert Dickey has been a tellen the seenyurs to get their pictures took, but he said I would have to wate me being only a freshman which made me feel purty bad. I heard Aileen Courtney a tellen Herbert that she could not get her picture took coz she had an offul bump on her mouth which she said was cozed by a milk bottle, somebody hitten her el-bo. Mr. Lindley said he bet the bump was cozed by Aileen getten home too late early in the morning. Poor Aileen. Satitrdee: This afternoon as I was starten to leave the Pubiik Library, I saw about 20 gurls standen on the steps. Suddenly they began to scream and started runnen toward Main Street all excited like. Thinken there must be a fire, I looked after them and saw them climben into Phil McKnight's new limoseen which he had driven near the city building. Phil is now a very popular gi with the gurls. I wonder if he would sel the bus, me wanten it. M tndee: 1 was in the study room this morning worken out a problem in addishun for Mr. Smith tryen to get the same answer twice, not doing so. Looken up I saw Teresa Gill with her pencil poken a fly which was lyen on her desk with its feet up in the air kicken, and James Bell and Martha Jane Kratz looken on. I think Jim is goin to be a doctor and Teresa and Martha Jane are tryen to be nurses, but they lost their first payshunt. Twozdee: As I passed the assembly room I looked in and saw Mary Maxine Coston and LuCynthia Kightlinger each a sitten on a foot. 1 told Dick Wright about it, and he said that that was nothen. He said he’d bet he could sit on both his feet. This afternoon I was sent to the library by Mr. Waymire to get a book on Buggs. There I saw Dick with a sickly look of desparc all over his face perched on a chair sitten on both his feet not daren to move on account of Miss Beaman a watchen him. Dick said Seventy-twoRoyal Garment Cleaners Inc. 308 South Anderson Street Phone 13 APPROACHES PERFECTION Harold Brunnemer, Mgr. . . . . . GwGcla H Best Wishes HMHV To All Students Congratulations Official Headquarters SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPLIES KUTE’S DRUGS Phone 91 ALWAYS THE NEWEST in Quality Home Furnishings PERKINS-RHODES FURNITURE CO. Terms Anyone Can Afford afterwards that the last part of the period was not so bad coz his legs were numb but at first it was an offul pane. Wenzdee: This P. M. I heard offul sounds coming from the Publik Speaking Room. Thinken that something turrible had happened, I peeped in and saw Pat Stine jumpen up and down, waven his arms, and shouten at the top of his voice. Later on I asked Betty Klumpp what was the matter with Pat. Betty told me that Pat was only a telien the class that it was no use for them to ask him to be the President of the United States coz there was no room for advancement. Well, we all have our littel odyties. Flowers Bulbs Love’s Floral Gardens Flowers for all occasions and purposes, corsage, funeral, wedding, birthday, and all social gatherings. Let us make your reception corsage; will have plenty of Roses, Orchids, Gardenias, Violets, Sweet Peas, and accessories. Walter Love Phone Us Compliments of CENTRAL INDIANA GAS CO. —— — — Seventy-three McKNIGHT’S CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS Farm Equipment Store The Morris 5 1 Oc to $ 1 Store Phone 8J Elwood, Indiana “Good Equipment Makes A Good Farmer Better” The Store of Friend Ip Service Thursdee: This A. M. as I was going to Mr. House's workshop, I found an Annual pledge made out to Greta Garbo. Seein Miss Nuzum a standen at the door of her room, I asked her where I could find Greta. Miss Nuzum began to laugh and said she did not no that Greta was in our high school. Lookcn at the pledge she said it was made out by Leo Kurtz and if I would see him he would tell me about Greta. This P. M. I found Leo in room 304 and asked him about the pledge. He looked sheepish like and said that he meant it for Irene Leisure and not for Greta Garbo. I asked him why he did that for and he said he must have been thinken. Compliments of All Lines of Beauty Culture ELWOOD RESTAURANT VANITIE BEAUTY SALON 1522 Main Street Nell McDonald 1452 South A Street Elwood Shining Parlour and Hat Works Our Congratulations to Bring Your Hats to a Real Hat Cleaner THE GRADUATES OF 1936 When things are not right— Tell us and we’ll make them right LEWELLYN STUDIO Tom Miller, Prop. 101 South Anderson Street Tony Lewellyn, Photographer Seventy-jourCongratulations to the CLASS OF ’36 SAM AURELIUS JAS. W. HARRIS The Home of Good Clothing Right Goods and Right Prices Congratulations to the CLASS OF ’36 The Elwood Sweet Shoppe A Bile to Eat and Something Srveet Prop. Mangas Brothers For Graduation Give Her a PERMANENT Dorothy’s Beauty Shoppe Phone 202 1508 South A Frydee: During our auditorium today which Mr. Lindley had to tell us about the Eton debate, I saw Henry Schrenker a sitten on the stage graceful like with his feet up in the air. A little later when I saw Henry going through the halls with that jerky stride of his, I thought he was the most graceful seenyur in the high school. I told Clara Redenbaugh about this and she said Henry was O. K. and Clara owt to know for she is nearly always on the honor role. Mr. Kratli: Thursday we’ll take arsenic and Friday, chlorine. A. Hartzler: We won’t need the chlorine. F. W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 1 Oc Store H. Bruning, Mgr. BE MODERN COOK WITH Electricity INDIANA CENTRAL SERVICE CO. 1936 Models Now Seventy-fiveThrift Means Greater Success CONGRATULATIONS Trade With Our Store TO THE SENIORS R. L. Leeson Sons Co. Where Your Father and Mother Traded American Sheet Tin Plate Co. John Byus, Mgr. The band had just finished playing a vigorous selection. As they sank back into their seats after the applause, Phil Copher asked, "What's the next one?” "America,” answered Mr. Burt. "Heavens!” exclaimed Phil, "I just got through playing that one.” Ollie Mutt handed in an examination paper on which he said the following: "Please see Eugene Fowler’s paper for the answer.” CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ’36 Compliments of r p J. LEWIS SMALL CO. GLOVES AND FRED ALDENDORF MILL SUPPLIES “Remember The Maine” A Good Place to Eat Short Orders At All Hours Mrs. Mina King, Mgr. 1520 South A St. Compliments of Kroger Grocery Baking Co. Leo G. Dauenhauer, Mgr. Seventy-sixAnderson Business College One of the Schools Comprising the INDIANA BUSINESS COLLEGE Complete Courses in all Commercial Subjects 1233 Meridian St. Anderson, Ind. J.C. PENNEY CO. Clothing Shoes Dry Goods Ready-to-Wear Furnishings For the Entire Family Eat a Sweet at BOWERS CAFE Home Made Ice Cream Our Specially PALMER COAL PAINT CO. Pratt Lambert Paints and Varnishes Kalamazoo Stoves and Ranges Quality Coals, Hard and Soft Indianapolis Coke Phone 100 So. B. 16th Mr. Shinn: Why didn't you turn out for track practice, yesterday? H. Locke: Well, coach, I couldn't; I had a date. Mr. Shinn: And just where did you get the idea that a date gives you the right to cut practice? H. Locke: Well, a miss is as good as a mile. Officer: Say, didn't you see that signal? E. Clingenpeel: E-er-yes, sir, but I didn’t see you. H. J. Schrader Co. S. W. P. House Paints Goodyear Tires HOME LUMBER CO. 45 Years of Service Phone 132 Arthur E. Bell, Mgr. Seventy-seven+ -— E. I. Moore Phone 4625-W INTERNATIONAL The Typewriter House COLLEGE Distributor for "School of Commerce" WOODSTOCK TYPEWRITERS Fort Wayne, Indiana Muncie, Indiana Enrollment Limited to High School 1925 W. Main St. P.O.Box 1287 Graduates The absent minded professor looked at himself in the hair brush instead of the mirror. "Jchosephat! But I need a shave,” he exclaimed. A medical authority says that when the eyes are closed, the hearing is more acute. That explains, then, why so many go to sleep in school. They want to hear everything. Georgia Sprong: Why does Donovan Foust call his car Paul Revere? Pat Conwcll: Because of the midnight rides. Congratulations! JAMES A. CREAGMILE SONS’ CO. SLAUTER’S JEWELRY STORE Watches Diamonds Gifts CONGRATULATIONS THE MENTER STORE Insist on a One Minute Men's, Women's and Children's PERMANENT WAVE CLOTHING AND SHOES For Your Graduation Gift C. G. Kanter, Prop. Fosters Beauty Studio 1513 Main Street Elwood, Ind. Severny-eightCONGRATULATIONS AND SUCCESS TO THE CLASS OF 36 Atlantic Pacific Tea Co. D. Miller, Mgr. The City Drug Store DRUGS PAINTS, WALL PAPER Try Our Drug Store First O. D. HINSHAW McDANIEL’S Elrvood’s Nervest Store Dry Goods Dress Accessories Shoes Member of Federated Stores of America JOHN W. MOORE Chevrolet Oldsmobile I 535 South B Street Rita D. and Jim B. had been sitting in the swing in the moonlight alone. No word broke the stillness for half an hour until— "Suppose you had money,” she said, "what would you do?” "I’d travel!” he said. He felt her warm young hand slide into his. When he looked up she had gone. In his hand lay a nickel. BUY YOUR SHOES AT THE SHOESTORE Shoes for the Entire Family BROWN’S I 19 South Anderson St. 06 engbwingsTor this EDITION WERE PREPARED Joy the. FORTWAYNE ENGRAVING CO. FORT WAYNE. INDIANA ENGRAVERS - ILLUSTRATORS and ELECTROTYPERS Seventy-nineThis Book Printed and Bound by Commercial Service Company ..............Anderson, Indiana Eighty 


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