Elwood Community High School - Crescent Yearbook (Elwood, IN)
- Class of 1945
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Text from Pages 1 - 126 of the 1945 volume:
The 1945 Crescent
Wende!I L. Wi!Ikie High Schoo!
To the man whose untiring efforts in the cause of humanity have
won the respect of all . . . whose efforts to bring all nations together
as "One World" with liberty and justice for all, will live in the history
of mankind.. .
To the man who stood for freedom for all regardless of race, creed,
or color . . . one whose kindly personality, keen interest, and warm
understanding have won the hearts of kings as well as commoners .
To this man, Wendell L. Willkie, and his doctrine of "The Ameri-
can Way of Life" in which he so firmly believed, we respectfully dedicate
this 1945 Crescent.
I 'uurhfsy of Lmlwllyn Sludio
Here in picture, story, and rhyme The Crescen a p
sents life in Willkie High School during 1944-1945. It is our wish that
when you turn these pages for even the millionth time your spirits will
be refreshed by pleasant memories recorded here.
t St ff roudly pre-
The Crescent Staff wishes
ed to the success of this publication. We sincerely appreciate the co
operation the faculty, students, and townspeople have given us. With
out this aid our 1945 publication would not have been possible.
Faculty., i 9
Classes .......... ., .. 15
Activities ..,,.... ....
Music .........,.. ,,,, 6 3
Athletics ..... A 71
Ads ,..,,...... . ,
to thank those who in any way contribut-
Since this picture was taken the main entrance
to our high school has undergone some changes
in lettering. During this year the name Wendell L.
Willkie High School replaced the familiar E. H. S.
Slx months old
His Spirit Marches Un
What prophet among us could have foreseen some
forty odd years ago that here in Elwood was beginning
a brilliant career which was destined to know no national
boundaries nor to recognize any international barriers?
Yet here in our very streets and parks, churches and
schools was laid the foundation for a Iife's work which
was to take Wendell L. Willkie far from the limits of his
small, midwestern, farming community even into the
far corners of the globe. '
Through Indiana University to a teacher's desk in
a Kansas High School we follow the trail of our favorite
son. Back to an Akron, Ohio law office his footprints
lead us and from there to the firm of a corporation
lawyer in New York City. Next we stand with him at
the nominating convention of 1940 in Chicago and
watch and listen as he leads us through a vigorous
presidential campaign across the nation.
Even defeat for the highest elective office in the land
could not dampen his indomitable spirit. We cheer
when he offers full cooperation in governmental matters
and in the war effort. We fly with him on a 'round the
world trip during which he walks with kings and eats
with the common man. We read his thoughts, his
warnings, and his dreams in ONE WORLD.
Humanly speaking, WiIIkie's trodden path comes to
an end in a cemetery near Rushville in his native Hoosier
State. Here the personal side of the humble world
But men like Willkie never die. They live forever
in the hearts of all who knew them. Their ideals are
passed on from generation to generation. These heroes,
become more respected in death than in life. Memory
of them comes to be eternally enshrined in memorials
and monuments throughout the world. In keeping with
the spirit of remembrance, our schools have been official-
ly renamed the Wendell L. Willkie Junior and Senior
Tributes of this kind bear little weight, however, in
perpetuating the undefeatable courage of Wendell L.
Willkie. History and time alone will inscribe in the
lasting record his true worth. Already his spirit was
present at the council tables of Dumbarton Oaks. lt
has again been felt at the council tables at San Francisco.
It will again be harkened unto in the coming peace con-
ferences when the guns of this war will be forever silenc-
ed. His spirit willlnot be pushed aside. It will stop
only when all nationsf clasp hands in a friendly and
peaceful ONE WORLD.
wfourlsry of Mrs, Frrznlr Willlril'
Second row: Wendell Willkie is second from the --Vuurlscy ofEdg1r1r li. Hull
right, Edgar Ball is second from the left
PRESI DENT'S TRIBUTE
"The nation will long remember Wendell Willkie a. a forthright
American. Earnest, honest, wholesouled, he also had tremendous
courage. This courage-which was his dominating trait-'prompted
him more than once to stand alone and to challenge the wisdom of
counsels taken by powerful interests within his own party. In this hour
of grave crisis the country loses a great citizen through his untimely
LEditor's Note: This tribute is published with the permission of the late President, Franklin
D. Roosevelt, and was sent to The Crescent directly from the White House, Washington, D. C.l
He grew to manhood from an humble birth,
Through boyhood days he walked the
Building a life of sterling worth
As on he toiled through each weary day.
Building, ever building,
Reaching for that star
Of high ideals for all mankind
He had visioned from afar.
A statesman, great among the great,
Noble of soul and mindg
Striving to bring unity,
Freedom, and peace to all mankind.
Great though he was, he loved to walk
The path with the common man -f
To talk with him, be friends, with him
According to God's plan.
God rest you, Wendell Willkiel
You've fought a noble fight,
Holding high the banners
Of a cause you knew was right.
You were sent a while to help us
To face reality,
A noble soul from ageless realms
The American Way of Life
"The American Way of Life." These five words mean something
different to each and every one of us. To most of us the meaning takes
the form of a tangible reality such as the coke at the Sweet Shoppe, a
ride in the country, or trip to visit friends. No matter what it means to
you, there is one basic word in this philosophy of life that includes all-
Freedom is not an abstract quality, but an intimate part of our life.
lt is the church we attend, the books we read, the vote we cast. lt is
ours to hold and to defend. It was the word freedom that set the
course of the seventeenth-century sail boats towards the West. This
freedom was handed down to us through the tears, laughter, and speeches
of our forefathers. Patrick Henry was aware of the full force of the
meaning of liberty and many others followed him in his cry for liberty.
This element is ever present in our songs, nature, and even our breath
Let us remember that this freedom is created in sunlit streets of
America, in children's play, in the sound of church bells, and in the right
to stand up and speak the truth as we see it. Someday we hope
that people all over the world will know the meaning and strength of
Americans, take up the torch of Freedom today, light this darkened
world, and make it a better world for tomorrow.
Mr. Zeiger Miss House Miss Helmbock
C. C. Hlllls, A. B., M. A.
Keith Scott, A. B., M. A.
Indiana State Teachers College
Melvin C. Robinson, Treasurer Mark H. Noble, Secretary
Missing from the picture is C. G. Norris, President.
Mary Records, A. B. F. V. Snoke, A. B., M. S. Blanche M. Digel, B. S., M.S.
Indiana University Manchester College, I. U. Ball State, l. U.
Spanish, English Latin, Math., English English, Dean of Girls
Donald Brown, A. B., M. A. Ethel Swengel, A. B., M. A. Thomas B. Lindley, A. B.,
Indiana University Hanover College, Univer- M. S.
English, Public Speaking sity of Illinois Purdue U., Butler U.
English, History English, History
Floyd E. Zeiger, A. B.
Ball State Teachers Col- Mary M. Barnes, B. S. Harry M. Bridges, A. B.
lege Indiana University Central Normal College
Social Studies Health, History Social Studies
Earl B. Forney, A. B., M. A. Bessie M. Helmbock, A. B. George Smith, B. S., M. S.
Indiana University Indiana University Franklin College, l. U.
Mathematics Math., Physical Ed. Math., Physics
Palmer J. Davis, B. S. A. Marjory Hicks, B. S. J. Ray Waymire, B. S., M. S.
Purdue University Ball State Teachers Col- Ball State, Univeristy of
Agriculture lege Mich.
Physical Education Biology
Harry L. House, B. S. I . I
Bradley Institute 5h""eY wh'te5e" Smlths L. Rush Hughes, B. S.
Shop B3 P- S- - Indiana University
Indiana University Music
Betty House, B. S.
Bookkeeping, Adv. Steno.,
Lucile Meacham, A. B.
Ohio Wesleyan University,
James Allen, B. S.
Central Normal College
Physical Ed., Coach
Typing Shorthand, General Busi-
Helen Benedict, B. S. Mary M. Allen, B. S. Esther Koons, B. S.
Chicago Art Institute Indiana University, Ball Purdue University and
Art, Mechanical Drawing State Teachers College Butler University
Librarian Home Economics
Mary Edythe Frazier Lillian Mikels
High School Clerk and Secretary to
Secretary to Principal Superintendent
Every once in awhile you miss the face of a person you know and
you ask, "Where is Johnny Jones?" or "Where is Sally Smith?" And
the answer is, "Serving in the armed forces of their country." Stop and
think. Does this mean something to you to have a friend fighting for
you or do you take it as "just one of those things of life?" No one really
and truly wants to fight, but when called upon to serve his country, he
willingly answers the call. He faces dangers many of us refuse to think
about. Why this willingness to sacrifice? Here is the answer.
These friends of ours believe in "The AmericanWay of Life" and the
ideals it stands for. They believe in it so whole-heartedly that they will
die for it if necessary. Our fighting men are carrying out this doctrine
on every battlefield in all parts of the world. They do not stop to ask
questions such as these: "From whom were you descended? What are
your politics? Your religion? Your general beliefs?" Instead of de-
bating on these questions, they stand united in one cause-to make a
better world for future generations.
Willkie High School graduates are joined in this struggle for a free
world. In nearly every corner of the globe touched by the cursed con-
flict, our former students are sharing their everything for us. Many of
the boys with whom we joked, studied, and played only yesterday have
today made the supreme sacrifice.
Continually this roll of honor grows. Daily more stars are added to
Elwood windows. In this spirit the Class of '45 has given its full share
of boys to the cause of liberty and freedom everywhere. There will be
many vacant chairs at Commencement this year.
Anything we could say becomes mere idle words as we attempt to
honor our boys of this year and former years. The American language
does not contain suitable words for such tribute.
Recognizing our short comings, therefore, we sincerely and reverently
devote this page to our service men and women wherever they may be.
May your efforts be not in vain. May your hopes and ambitions be
realized in bringing about a truly ideal One World.
Tom Rood, Juniorg Mick Magers, Seniorg Gloria Gilmore, Freshmang Arlene Coats, Sophomore
Mary Francis Robertson, Vice President, William Gilbert, Treasurer, Margery Coats, Secretary.
Missing from the picture is Shirley King, President.
Four years--that seemed like a long time, practically an eternity, when it lay before us, but now
it is like a dream. From the first, we never experienced a dull moment. During our freshmen year
we had our usual round of parties and in addition to our social life, representatives of our class
helped in the writing of the Student Council Constitution. As sophomores, we organized under
the leadership of Jack Squier. We became business people that year by taking over the concessions
at basketball games. Our junior year was a very successful one with Mike Justus as our President.
ln early spring we presented the play, "Laff That Off." Later, we gave the first Junior-Senior Prom.,
"The Apple Blossom Ball." We worked very hard decorating the new gym, but the beautiful result
and evening's enjoyment were well worth the effort. We also enjoyed a skating party and believe
it or not, there were no broken bonesl
Now, it doesn't seem possible that we are seniors. It is our turn now to confuse underclassmen
and initiate freshmen. Yes, we have had many good times. Remember how silly we all looked and
acted at the Sadie Hawkins' Party? More of us will probably remember the impressive "Rhapsody
In Blue", and who will ever forget the play? "Here Comes Charlie" was one of the best received
plays ever presented. Much of the credit for the success of this year goes to Shirley King, President.
However, we can not enjoy the fruits of success without the hard work and co-operation of the mem-
bers of the class. We have had just this and the members of our class have also worked with equa'
zest in other activities of high school.
With Senior week and graduation just around the corner, we can look back and be sorry that we
are parting. Many of us will go the to armed forces, others will go to college: but wherever we are,
we will always remember our days at high school and with the hope that we have left it a better school
for our having been there.
Simple and Sweet
Happy As A Lark
Baby Take All
Take Me Out To
The Ball Game
Joyce Balser Clara Beck
Shy Stay As Sweet
As You Are
Carolyn Blackburn Margaret Blubaugh
College Prep. General
"Pinky" Always In a Mellow
I Wanna Make
Sa ucy Little
Small in Statureg
Great In Mind
I Wanna Be A
N umber Please?
Independence ls "Margy"
My Heart Is An
Never a Worry
Love Me Always
Gee! Its Great To
Feather In a
Sarah Alice Dudley
In My Merry
William Gilbert Betty Gootee
What ls This Thing Little Sleepyhead
Charles Hobbs Dana Hocker
Lazybones Ain't Misbehaving
Joy Hol mquist
Love To Me
My Heart ls
Man In Earnest
Commercial College Prep.
Quiet But Not A Leader True To
Idle School Work and
Howard Martz Dorothy Merritt
Ind. Arts Commercial
Do I Have To Be To Have A Friend
A Football Hero? Is To Be One
A True Friend To
Mighty Like A
Martha Nell Moore
Love ls Never Out
When Duty And
Let Duty Go To
What Should A
Man Do But Be
"Always On The
No love, No
Joyous, Eager, ln
De moc rat
Taken, But Not
Variety ls Tne
Spice of Life
That's My Weak-
"Smoke" Got In
Its June In Jan.
Joyce Ann Shaw
Mama, Make Up
"According to My
What Have You
GotThat Gets Me?
Just A Memory
l'm Looking Over
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Ain't She Sweet
A Sweet Disposi-
tion ls Always
No Limit To My
Man of Few Words
I Live For
Let Yourself Go
My One and
Not Shy Just
No Harm In That
But Always Mean.
Silence ls Golden
Betty Mae Warner Bonita Warner
You Must Be
Love ls The
Marilyn Jones, Secretary, James Mays, President,
Hubert Hook, Vice-Pres., Billie Lou Silvey, Treas.
Juniors! Which means we are upperclassmen at long lastwsomething we have dreamed about
since our freshman year. Since then, too, we have all given our best to uphold the standards of our
school. We cannot say it has been easy, but we can say it has been well worth it.
We have done well as individuals-and as freshmen that is mostly the way we did things. Then
came our sophomore year. We were given the right to organize and to elect officers. We chose
officers who very ably represented our class to the rest of the school. Beverly Fisher was our Presi-
dent. Our sophomore year was a memorable one for it was that year we learned the meaning of
co-operation: of the phrase "united we stand." This year, our junior year, we chose to follow James
"Spud" Mays. We are all grateful for the fine leadership of our well chosen sponsors.
Our dances, parties, and other social functions always proved very successful. The juniors are
well represented on the Crescent, the Megaphone, Debate, and all other school activities. Never
has a six weeks passed without some junior names on the honor roll. Nor have all our achievements
been scholastic. We have faired well in athletics-football, track- -and who made up the basket-
ball team this year? Four juniors played practically every game. The junior play "Gabriel Blow
Your Horn" was a huge success. Later the cast formed The Dramatic Club, a thing that our school
has not had for many years.
Yes, our junior year has been something we can be justly proud of. But perhaps the best thing
of all is the fact that we still have another year to add to our record. Let's hope it will be as success-
ful as the past years.
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Wilson Wire Wise Wittkamper Woods
PRIZE WINNING ORATION
ENEMIES OF THE CONSTITUTION
By Wanda Walker
As we live from day to day in the freedom, safety, comfort, such
as so few people have ever before enjoyed, we come to look upon our
Constitutional Democracy as an impregnable fortress. Because it is
the oldest experiment in Democratic Government now existing, we
come to believe that what has been, will always be. This is blind un-
reasonable faithl Important as faith is, faith alone cannot keep
democracy living. Our form of government is most vulnerable. It is
constantly open to attack-forever fighting for survival. However
much we may wish this struggle did not exist, it is unavoidable-one
of the necessary evils of Constitutional Democracy.
I would like for you to think with me for a while about the enemies
of democracy. There are three types-the enemy from without, the
one in our midst, and the enemy in our own hearts.
The enemies from without are those forms of govern ment that are
not democratic and which are conducted in a manner unlike our own.
Three such forms of govern ment are known as Monarchies, Totalitarian
states, and Communism.
All three have been notorious in their opposition to democracy
because their principles and our principles do not coincide. Each has
WANIDA WALKER felt, at different times, that democracy could not exist in a world with-
in itself and they have tried to stamp it out.
In the American Revolution we fought the soldiers of a monarch in order to gain our independence.
Shortly thereafter, the French followed our example. In modern times we have the monarchy of
Japan, who really has a combination of a holy emperor and a military dictator. The Japanese hate
democracy, they hate us because under our Constitutional Democracy we have become the most
powerful people in the world. We are fighting with them now to see which form of government will
survive. THE JAP DIES FOR HIROHITO, BUT THE AMERICAN BOY DIES FOR THE PRESERVA-
TION OF FREEDOM THAT OUR CONSTITUTION HAS RECORDED AND THEREIN LIES THE BASIC
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A VASAL AND A FREE MAN-BETWEEN THE SERF ON BENDED KNEES
inlilzgll-'LEJMAN WHO CAN STAND UPRIGHT AND LOOK SQUARELY INTO THE EYES OF ALL
Dictators are just as bitter as monarchs in their enmity. Hitler has made it only too clear in
"Mein Kampf" and other utterances that democracy must go out of existance. Mussolini has
echoed his master's sentiments. Why do dictators despise us? Because our privileges and their
total regimentation are at opposite poles. Under our principles the rights of every individual citizen
are supreme. Under theirs the Fuhrer and the state are supreme. Their homes, churches, schools,
industry, and everything are subversive to one leader. Totalitarian states can thrive only upon
slavery, but democracy is nourished upon freedom.
The second enemy is the one in our midst. He may take one of many forms. He may be a sabo-
teur, trained in the process of espionage and who by physical means tries to handicap our wareffort
or, by more subtle devises, tries to undermine morale. Or he may profess to be a citizen while aid-
ing the enemy in some way. Such a person is a traitor and 3 Spy, and when apprehended he can
receive the most severe punishment man can give.
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Nancy Haynes, Secretary-Treasurerg Perry Mangas, Vice-President, Katherine Fetz, President.
Wise foolsMthat's the meaning of Sophomores, but we would rather be wise fools than green
freshies again. Being a Soph has its advantages, though, for we no longer get those awful stares
from the Seniors and we can do our "good little deeds" for the new freshman. We also have a priori-
ty on the seats under the balcony--no more upstairs for us.
The Class of '47 functions smoothly under the leadership of Katherine Fetz. We are well rep-
resented in sports, scholarship, and other activities. In fact we have in our midst the only student
who holds the gold award for scholastic ability. I guess we're trying to live up to the part about
The best part about being a Sophomore is that the next year we will be Juniors, upperclassmen
the year in which we give our first play, our first prom, and will be envied by the new Sophomores.
Yes, our daydreams will soon come true and we will be out of the "awkward age."
Billy Charles Burvia James Thursa
Allen Allen Anderson Barker Beavers
Edna Evelyn Margaret Ralph Jack
Bennett Bennett Bohlander Bohlander Boyer
Mary Alice Joan Margaret Arnold
Champion Claybaugh Claybaugh Clay Cluggish
Clifford Gene Kay Pansy Leroy
Conard Conard Cotton Corbett Dellinger
Donald J o An n
Brown Bu rchette
Rose Alice Bobby
Ronald Russell Dolores Marjorie James Wanda Barbara
Warfel Warner Watson Wqymire Webb Welches Wells
Bernetta Jeannine Jack Darlene
Wittkamper Wimer Wood Young
HOME ROOM OFFICERS
president-chra Beck President-Royal Harrison
Secretary- Russell Cou rtney
Treas.-J ack Sq uier
Secy. and Treas.-Billie Lou Silvey
Treasurer- Leroy Dellinger
President-Bill Tran ba rger
Secy. and Treas.-Darlene Young
Secretary-Jo Ann Ault
Treasurer-J ack Shaffner
fEd. Note-Owing to an accidental exposure over which the staff had no control, it is impossible
to picture the Home Room officers here.J
Treasurer-James J uday
Treasurer-Th ursa Beavers
President- Betty Green
and Treas.-Bill Hocker
Treas.-Richa rd Brenner
last but not least are the freshmen. they come into high school ready for anything--and that
is just what they get. they smile even though they are sent to the wrong classes or are told that the
principal wants them when he really doesn't at all. they can take it and when the time comes, they
can also dish it out. no matter what is said about the freshies, no school is complete without them.
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donald bill philip jo ann beverly
allen anderson arnold ault balser
john clara betty louise patricia
beebe beeman beihartz bell bene:lict
virginia mary donald virginia beverly
blair boring bohannon bouslog boyden
amber roland margaret bill mary francis
bright brown broyles burton cain
berdina john johnny harold betty
campbell campbell carroll chriss clark
mary lou charles
bill vi rgie
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betty robert jimmy jack phyllis bill henry
heaton heflin hennegan hershey hiatt hocker hollensbe
billie amelia robert paul joyce evelyn alice
holliday hollingsworth hook hoover hossong hughes huntsinger
barbara jack john pauline dorothy edna harlan
huteheson hutcheson hutcheson jordan karch keim kiddy
mary lou marcella scott tom marilyn bob david
knotts koons lasley leathers lee lee Ieeson
dorothy wanda lou
joyce carol charlene
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don esther beverly
mcphearson mcwilliams miller
henry jack leola
nikel parker perry
donald delores yugetta
rains ramey reeves
mary margaret jack
rott sanders scott
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lois fred eva mae
slayton small smith
austin kenneth crystal
sparks stage stanton
max darla lou fred
summers tranbarger tyner
howard harvey charlotte
wardwell warner waymire
eugene james mary
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No yearbook could be completed without the guid-
ing hand and the watchful eye of a faculty advisor. To
our sponsor, Floyd E. Zeigor, goes our appreciation
and thanks for his daily devotion, his clever suggestions,
and his timely criticisms. Mr. Zeiger's zeal has been an
inspiration to every member of the 1945 Crescent Staff.
E. Jean Clyde
Verna Jean Adair
Dolores McCan n
Ma rgery Coats
J a mes Babbitt
Martha J. Boyer
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James Babbitt, President, Marjorie Bohlander, Treasurerg Joyce Scholl, Secretary.
A new sponsor, Miss Digel, together with a new group of student representatives, did a splendil
job this past year in Student Council.
One of the most important things the Council did was to get the Panther Den started. They
can be congratulated for the fine work they did.
The Council also has kept the Service Board up to date and has added one gold star to our Ser-
vice Flag. Still another thing accomplished this year was a discussion of the Honorary Society and
the completion of some further details pertaining to that organization.
The most important job of all came with the preparation for Award Day, which was started in
Willkie High School in 1944. On this day each year all those receiving awards of any kind are honor-
ed. The Student Council hopes to make this event a yearly tradition of the high school.
The members of the Student Council are as follows: Marjorie Bohlander, Dorothy Merritt,
Shirley King, Joyce Scholl, Frederick Hartley, James Babbitt, Richard Fox, Ralph Maley, Perry
Mangas, Don Green, Margaret Bohlander, Marjorie Waymire, Louise Bell, Victor Seright, Gloria
Gilmore, Alyce Kaye Hughes, Joan Stone, James Mays, Eugene Vinson, Virginia Haynes, and Jack
lEd. note Owing to an accidental exposure over which the staff had no control, it is impossible
for us to present the Student Council picture here.J
Thursday activity periods are reserved for assembly programs. Only a small percentage of these
are staged by school organizations and students, the remainder are planned by the high school Pro-
gram Committee which at various intervals during the year gives students a taste of outstanding
talent and personalities.
F- remost among these renowned individuals who have appeared this year was Holmer Chaillaux
representing the American Legion and who dramatically showed us what citizenship really is. An-
other enjoyable period was presented by George Davis of Purdue University whose fine art was read-
ing and personifying the poetry of James Whitcomb Riley.
Newsman, humorist, and philosopher "Dusty" Miller returned this fall and held us spellbound
by one of those addresses for which he is always welcome at W. H. S. Nelson Covey's first hand ac-
counts of a life that refound itself climaxed the auditorium card.
Members of our student body are formulating a program for VE Day. Plans are now being made
in advance to lessen the confusion when that day arrives. The group is working and co-operating
with other organizations throughout the city.
Standing Qleft to rightb-Gloria Glimore, James Babbitt, Joyce Scholl.
Seated-Mr. Davis, Mrs. Records, Mr. House.
As every student knows, Tuesday is Stamp Day in Willkie High School. You hand your money
to your home room representative and think nothing more about it until the stamps are handed
back to you.
But what goes on behind the scenes? Stamps and bonds must be purchased, records kept, and
percentages figured. It's not an easy job. The committee, under the leadership of Mr. Forney,
I.:'s done much to boost the sale of war bonds and stamps in W. H. S.
Top row wleft to rightl- Doneta Ozenbaugh, Mr. Forney, Marjorie Bohlander.
Bottom row Norma Stam, Rebecca Orbaugh, Sarah Alice Dudley, Doreen Jones.
Top row cleft to rightr Joyce Scholl, Miss Allen, Bob Courtney, Jeanette Ballard.
Bottom row Clara Beck, Bonita Warner, James Mays, Marilyn Jones, Marian
Any sophomore, juninr, or senior may become a member of this organization. Their duties
are to help students find books, check out books, and put away books at the end of each period. Miss
Allen requests that the members know the shelf numbers so that books may be put away quickly.
The assistants agree that it is not hard work but a lot of fun.
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Top row cleft to righti-fRay Miller, Avis Thompson, Patrice Strangeway, Nancy Haynes,
Jack Parker, Mr. Brown, Wilberta Naden, Florence Hiatt, Karol Kleinbub, Mary Whisler
Bottom rowfJoan Stone, Thursa Beavers, Mary Cain, Patty Benedict, Barbara Klein,
Betty Beilhartz, Kay Cotton, Charlotte Waymire.
Undoubtedly you have heard some heated discussions on the topic "Resolved that the legal voting
age should be lowered to eighteen years." This is the National Question for debate throughout the
United States. Of course, there are two sides to every question, the affirmative and the negative.
On the A team Qaffirmativeb are Shirley King and Thursa Beavers. On the A team inegativei are
Kay Cotton, Pamela Auxter, Florence Hiatt, and Ray Miller. All other members make up the B
team. Mr. Brown is the advisor of this organization and handles it very capably as this year's meets
In inter-school competition, Elwood had Fairmount here for debate and a banquet. We then
iourneyed to Rushville to an invitational debate tournament where we lost two and won two. Marion
was the next invitational meet. The affirmative won their debates here. On Saturday, March 10,
the District Debate Tournament was held at Marion. The different schools entered were Marion,
Peru, Wabash, Sharpsville, Fairmount, and Elwood. Elwood represents the Fifth Congressional
District. We tied Marion, each having won four debates. Elwood now had excellent chances of
winning the State Tournament which was to be held at North Manchester. However, because of
lack of transportation, our team had to forfeit our debate.
To be eligible for an award, one must participate in an elimination contest. There are gold
pins for the seniors and silver pins for underclassmen. A reward for all is the celebration of the year's
A secretary is their only officer. Kay Cotton holds this honor for 1945.
The Debaters maintain their organization by publishing basketball programs. Money is obtain-
ed from the merchants' ads in these programs.
Elwood is a member of the Indiana High School Debating League which enables them to partic-
ipate in sectionals, regionals, and other debates.
Mr. Brown states that there have been an extra large number of pupils interested in Debate this
year. We hope the future Debaters have as much success as they have had this year.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
This organization, composed entirely of seniors, is selected by the faculty from
the upper fifteen per cent of the class. They are chosen not only for their scholar-
ship, but also for citizenship and all around desirable qualities.
Standing--Richard Sacksteder, Paul Sloan.
Seated -Patricia Weller, Carolyn Blackburn, Patricia Bowman, Alice Miller.
Top row lleft to rightlf-'Charlotte Waymire, Jacqueline Cunningham, Rosemary
Durr, Joan Stone,Kay Cotton.
Bottom row Patricia Bowman, Carolyn Blackburn, Rebecca Orbaugh, Katherine
Fetz, Betty Dickey.
SEMESTER HONOR ROLL
The semester honor roll is made up of those having a semester average of not
less than four A's. We are proud to have such a fine group in our high school.
Perhaps one of the ablest organizations in our school-and certainly one that has been doing
some fine workfis the Sunshine Society. The Society is established for girls of high school age
in many communities throughout the nation. Their goal is to help poor people, bring sunshine and
good cheer to the less fortunate, and to share their happiness with others.
The Elwood Chapter was organized in September of 1943. On several occasions our girls have
sponsored candy sales, the profits of which go to the Riley Hospital in Indianapolis. They have also
crfrrierl out other projects to help the needy and the ill, especially at Christmas time.
The members have elected officers and meetings are held semi-monthly. The officers of our
chapter are: President, Phyllis Summers, Vice-President, Norma Stam, Secretary, Doneta Ozen-
baughg Treasurer, Mable Whitenack.
Tom rmzv lleft to right? Virigina Blair, Barbara Nell Leisure, Betty Patz, Irene Dellinger, Helen Ford,
Katherine Davis, Carolyn Faulstick, Juanita Sykora, Phyllis Tharp, Phyllis Strong, Beverly
Second row 'Delores Commons, Shirley Krebs, Rosalie Bennett, Leatha Phillips, Lois Pennington,
Miss Koons, Betty French, Joanne Fisher, Alice Clabaugh, Joyce Shaw, Mary Pierce.
Third row Sarah Mutt, Mary Duffey, Genny Williams, Joan McGill, Norma Stam, Phyllis Sum-
mers, Doneta Ozenbaugh, Joan Manghelli, Roseanne Manghelli, Marietta Parr.
Bottom raw Margaret Broyles, Marilyn McCorkle, Ilene Dellinger, Mary Glotzbach, Carol Kurtz,
Treva Fowler, Betty Reese.
Top row lleft to right!-Beverly Dennis, Betty Lou Reeves, Elmer Cole, William Loser, Mary
Brandon, Wilbern Gillam, Daniel Evans, Ray McDaniel, Betty Patz, Wanda Walker,
Clara Beck, Marcella Koons.
Bottom row'-Onda Wilson, Miss Swengel, Sarah Alice Dudley, Margery Coats, Carolyn
Blackburn, Paul Sloan, Patricia Bowman, Dorothy Merritt, Martha Mort, Joyce Shaw.
TRAYS AND BUCKETS CLUB
Pop corn, ice cream, soft drinksl What would we do without them at a basketball game? If
it hadn't been for the Class of '45, we would have been minus refreshments at the games. Two years
ago the upperclassmen decided they did not want this job, so when offered to tho sophomores, they
accepted. We are glad now that such a fine group of students took over.
As juniors they really went to town. At the end of the season, this group organized and became
an all school activity. They set up a constitution and decided upon the name of Trays and Buckets.
This group not only served at ball games but did other things, such as buy trellis for the school
for use at dances. This year they are taking care of the coke bar at the Panther Den two nights a week.
The officers for the past two years are: General Chairman, Paul Sloang Chairman of Supplies,
Patricia Bowman, Chairman of Sellers, Martha Mort, Chairman of Equipment, Walter Franklin,
and Secretary, Margery Coats. For the past year, Sarah Alice Dudley has been C 1 rm un of Panther
Den coke bar, and Miss Swengel has been the sponsor.
Whenever Willkie High students enjoy a film or the public address system is used for a program
you can bet that this was possible because of the Projection Club. We do not realize all the work
it has taken to prepare the equipment. Mr. Waymire has done an excellent job training these stu-
dents to be operators. Let's give them a hand.
Top row rleft to rightbee Don Allen, Lawrence Faulstick, Bob Dean, Mr. Waymire,
Curtis Sparks, Louis Kelly, Charles Hobbs, Frank Hancock.
Bottom rowff Jack Scott, Saundra Gray, Charles Barnes, Betty French, Bill Loser,
Joanne Fisher, Lindell Jarrett, Alice Clabaugh.
Top rowl left to right! Awb- David Peters, Bill Lynas, Ronald Webb, Herschel Beck, Dwi ht
Wittkamper, Floyd Schimmel, Bill Benefiel.
Bottom row- Clayton Wittamore, Fred Tyner, Bob Lee, Jonathan Bryan, Willis Fern,
David Stockdale, John Glotzback, Lowell Ebert.
Those attractively "sweatered" boys who stretch the ropes around our gym floor at basketball
games and other athletic events are members of The Ushers Club. Protecting our playing court,
however, is merely one of the many tasks of this group whose chief duty is to direct spectators to
their correct seats and to handle auditorium crowds.
THE MEGAPHONE STAFF
1945-year of achievementl Certainly this is true with regard to the Megaphone, our school
newspaper. And that's just what it has been this year. Several changes have been made, the most
important being the change from a mimeographed paper to a regular printed type. The mimeo-
graphed type had been used for the past four years. Advertisements have also taken their place
in the columns of the Megaphone.
All these achievements have been made possible through the very capable supervision of Miss
Allen and Miss Barnes, the sponsors. The Staff also deserves a great deal of recognition for the faith-
ful way in which they have performed their duties this past year.
The Staff is made up of:
Editor ,,,, ,,.. . .. Shirley King
Ass't Editor. .. . . Carolyn Blackburn
Sports.. ...,, .. Max Summers
Senior Scooper ....
Junior Scooper... ,
Sophomore Scooper ..,. .
Service Survey ........
Staff Writers. .
Circulation.. ..,,...., ,,
Art .,,,...,,,., ....
Business Manager .,,,. ,
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Lights! Curtains! Action! "Gabriel, Blow Your Horn" was a huge success. lt was every
junior's dream come true. So many girls tried out for the play that a double cast was chosen. By
giving the play four times, each girl was able to appear twice.
The play was a three act comedy which told the story of the troubles of three South Carolina
mountaineers-Gabriel Pennington, Zerusia, his wife, and Daisy May, their daughter. The audience
was kept laughing from beginning to end by these three and their utter bewilderment when they were
invaded by the "city folks" for whom they were caretakers. The "city folks" included Miss Thelma,
owner of the cottage, Janet, her niece, and a party of house guests. Also involved in the general mis-
understanding were Herbert Brown and his son, Herbert Jr.
Yes-there was romance, two to be exact. One was of the long lost lover type, the other, the
eternal triangle of which one of the guests, Harold, was a perfect third party. "AIl's wel! that ends
well" and the play did just that.
A great deal of credit and thanks goes to T. B. Lindley for his very able direction of this play.
Without his contribution the play would not have been the success that it was.
Zerusia ,. . Carol Jones, Norma Stamm Gabe... .. Jim Babbitt
Daisy May . Theresa Lytle, Florence E. Hiatt Pete Wright., , Vaughn Alexander
Miss Thelma . ., , . . Mary Ann Hoose Frank Stephens. Eugene Wood
Kathryn Leeson Harold Dillen . James Mays
Eleanor Baines .,.,. . .. Margaret Davies Herbert Brown Jr. Richard Fox
Verna Jean Adair Herbert Brown Sr. , Herman Scott
Mildred Clyde, Marietta Parr, Sally Williams
Janet Smith. ., ,.. .,........ ,Phyllis Tharp
Emma Jean Clyde
Listen my children, what do I hear?
Sounds of much talking fall on my ear.
"She said," "he said," and words like that
Were all I could hear from where I sat.
Everyone's excited about the dance
Formals, flowers, and, of course, ROMANCE
'Twas quite beautiful, it is true
For it turned out to be "Rhapsody In Blue."
Yes, the Senior Prom was a success but only because of much planning and hard work of the
committes. But on the evening of January 19th, the Panther Den, decked out in blue, was ready
for the occasion. Bob Connors and his Orchestra journeyed from Wabash, Indiana, to provide our
musical background. During the evening Wilberta Naden and Florence Ellen Hiatt played a duet
arrangement of Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue." However, like in the story of Cinderella, the en-
chantment ended at twelve.
Juvenile delinquency? A little, maybe, but you can bet your last pair of bobby sox that it won't
be a serious problem now that we've found the answer. "Panther Den"f-that's our solution and our
challenge to any community in the United States that moans about the bad boys and girls milling
in its streets.
Students, faculty, and townsfolk alike combined to bring us a model recreation center. Finally,
after weeks of impatient waiting, we could harldy believe our eyes when we flocked into the completed
project for the first time. How that "old gym" was changed!!
Words can't describe the beauty of the newly painted walls and matching drapes, the galaxy
of United Nations flags along the south wall, the new padded booths and other furniture all around
W-'not to mention the spectacular "coke bar." And the lounge? Perfectly superefireplace and all.
Now each Tuesday and Saturday nights members of the "Den" gather to chat, dance, shoot a
game of pool, try a hand at ping pong, play any one of hundreds of new, games, or merely to meet
and talk things over. Best of all, this form of entertainment can be enjoyed here all summer. Yes,
there may be other youth centers and kid kanteens, but there's only one "Panther Den."
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THE SWI NGSTERS
We can make auf: dudfionef'
Back in 1921 the Band was organized with Bob Birt as director. Mr. Cole replaced Mr. Birt in
1937, and in 1938 Lesley Gilkey took over Mr. Watkins' place as director of music. At that time effort
was concentrated on symphony work with a small band of 38 members. An Acappella Choir broad-
cast from Indianapolis proved to be the outstanding achievement of that era.
Then came the revolutionl In 1941, L. Rush Hughes took over. New Horns, new music, and
a remodeled music room started us on our next key. As a result, we now have a High School Band of
75 members, a High School Boys' and Girls' Glee Club, and an Acappella Choir. Rhythm and Tonette
Bands have been started in the grade schools. Shirley Whitesell Smith now supplements the vocal
work and during the past year has won much acclaim with her Acappella group.
Under the leadership of Mr. Hughes, the Glee Clubs have presented several minstrels complete
with black face, jazz bands, and straw hats. Since 1941, moreover, two dance bands-The Overtones
and the Swingsters by name-have sprung up.
During this time, also, the entire Music Department has been placed under a merit system which
has been tried and not found wanting. Student directors, captains, and their officers- chosen by
us personally give us the feeling that the musical organizations are really our own. No longer are
these groups formal, cold, and lifeless.
Appearing too late in the season to make last years' Crescent but worthy of more than mere
honorable mention was Dale Harphan, former pupil of Mr. Hughes. Now a member of the United
States Marine Band, Dale presented a program before the student body on January 9, 1944. He
is one of three trombonists in the WORLD who can play four tones on the instrument at one time.
Highlighting the current year in band music, Willkie High School took part in the Central 'A-
Southern Indiana Band and Orchestra Contest held at Terre Haute. In this contest we distinguished
ourselves by coming home with five first-place honors, five second-place awards, and one third-
Something new in the line of merit acclaim was bestowed upon our Band this spring when it
became the only high school band to present entertainment programs to service veterans in various
army hospitals throughout the state. Sponsored by the local Elks as their part of a state-wide
Elk "war effort" movement, this musical series will be continued through the summer months and wil
take us to a return engagement at Camp Atterbury, Ft. Billings, the Veterans' Hospital at Marion,
and other places to be determined.
ln writing up the first visit of the group to Camp Atterbury, newspapers stated that this had
been the first time that entertainers had consented to present a program to last longer than the
original schedule had called for. The press also commented that it was also the only time that the
entire audience had remained at an entertainment there until the last number had been presented.
This season the Band marched and worked up formations on both the football field and the
basketball floor. Between halves of the Tipton game, which came just before Christmas vacation,
the entire band of 75 members formed a huge human Christmas tree, and, with lights on the cap of
each member, presented a medley of Christmas carols.
Three concerts were presented by the Band during the year. Each of the Sunday afternoon
programs were well received by the public, and will be held annually to correspond to the three seasons
Fall, Winter, and Spring.
On Friday April 20. boys and girls from Summitville, Frankton, Pendleton, Alexandria, Markle-
ville, Anderson, and Elwood assembled here to take part in the Eighth Annual Madison County Choral
Festival. This was the first time we had served as host school for the occasion but compliments
still continue to pour in concerning the efficient way in which every detail was handled. After each
chorus had presented two vocal numbers, Guest Conductor J. R. Paxton, of Technical High School,
Indianapolis, directed the Mass Chorus of 500 voices in singing "Onward Christian Soldiers," "Way
Over Jordan," "Nocturne," and "The Song of the Jolly Roger."
MRS. MARIE ZIMMERMAN
' h s come to Elwood one day a week since 1925. One year
Mrs. Zimmerman, teacher of strings, a
during this time she directed the orchestra as well as taught strings. Mrs. Zimmerman gives pri-
vate work only. She is a graduate of Arthur Jordan School of Music with a degree in violin and a
special teacher's or master's degree in violin.
an for the past ten years. Graduat-
Walter has been studying violin under Mrs. Marie Zimmerm
ing with the Class of '45, he played violin in the orchestra, base horn in the band, and sang tenor in
W It r received a scholarship
the acappella choir and mixed quartet. Through competitive contests, a e
to Indiana University. Since entering l. U. in January, he has received two more scholarships. He
has always played violins made by his Grandfather Franklin.
Twirlers are selected by competative try outs. The head twirler has charge of training new
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while marching and during formations.
hree can be in the marching band besides the Drum Major who leads the ban
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BOYS GLEE CLUB
GIRLS GLEE CLUB
Birth of the Overtones can be attributed to the shortage of orchestras to play at dances in Elwood
and vicinity. This year the Overtones played for several dances in Anderson as well as in the Panther
Den assembly programs.
For several years Jack Squier, Oliver Haynes, David Locke, and Rosemary Scott had been work-
ing to get such an orchestra started. In 1942 Mr. Hughes added new members and they became
known as the Overtones.
Each student paid so much to finance this organization. Music, stands, and other equipment
were bought with this money. The personel is selected by Mr. Hughes and changes on graduation
of the members. Only high school students may belong to this orchestra. The organization is now
completely self supporting financially and is well past the growing pain stage.
Officers of the band are elected each year in April at the first regular band meeting. They take
office on May 1st. Members of the band understand the choice is by majority vote and they must
abide by the rules set up by these officers. The treasurer of the Music Department is chosen by
From 1920 to 1943 the High School Band was made up of grade students, Jr. Hi and High
School students. In the fall of 1943 Mr. Hughes formed a Jr Hi or B Band of students in grades from
5 to 8.
In 1943, the acappella choir, directed by Miss Whitesell, was organized with 18 members. Since
this group sings unaccompanied, they must have perfect harmony of tones. This organization meets
one evening a week after school and they have appeared on two programswthe Christmas chapel
and an assembly program. No credits are given.
BOYS GLEE CLUB
The Boys Glee Club was organized in 1941. Three boys responded to the first call for members.
With the co-operation of Coach Francis, Mr. Hughes was successful in getting a membership of 23.
The boys have appeared in two minstrel shows and at the local Lions and Kiwanis Clubs. They have
also taken part in County and State Choral Events. As yet this is a one semester course, the second
semester being combined with the Girls Glee Club to form a mixed chorus.
GIRLS GLEE CLUB
The Girls Glee Club has been directed for the past two years by Miss Whitesell. They have sung
for chapel services and various programs in the city. They have added to the success of two Min-
strels. Keep up the excellent workl
In sharp contrast to the typical band music-marches, college songs, etc.-come the softer and
sweeter selections of the Willkie High School Orchestra. Of all our music organizations this is per-
haps the oldest, having been at one time the principle mainstay of the entire department.
This year the Orchestra has carried on its tradition. Not only have the members presented
various programs in concerts here. but they have been in demand for providing music at various
schools outside the city. Music for our own Commencement was also furnished by our Orchestra
under the direction of Mr. Hughes.
Top row lleft to right!--'Howard Wardwell, Roderick Shaw, Curtis Sparks, Eugene Durm, Roland
Webb, James Babbitt, Robert Lilly, Fred Hartley, Coach Jim Allen.
Middle row' Eugene Skirvin, Wilbert Wise, Louis Moschell, Edward Williams, Hubert Hook, Bob
Dean, James Wardwell, Edward Waymire, Richard Davis.
Bottom rowvfl-'red Beeman, Bob Courtney, Dick Gregg, Bob McGill, Dana Hocker, Tom Rood, Gene
Vinson, Willis McGraw.
When the future stars of Willkie High School reported for football this fall, it was a small and
aggressive squad that faced the new coach, Jim Allen. The first couple of days the workouts re-
sembled a track meet more than a football practice, but as it came time for the season to open against
our friends lHal Hall, the Anderson Indians, we realized how this helped and prepared us for our
first taste of blood.
You all remember the fateful season but here goes a bird's eye sketch of the glories and achieve-
ments of WiIlkie's warriors fin other words the Panthersm.
Anderson-39, Elwood -0
As the Panthers came out on the field some fans remarked that they looked like Notre Dame
as the first four teams ran out and the snappy workout before the game began. The Panthers are
a spunky team and though from the start it looked like an Indian victory, they fought and never
gave up plugging. Few will remember that it was in this game that Hughie Hank injured his
The first game on an out-of-town field and a beautiful field at that. The boys were all strung
up at the beginning of the game and for the first half they didn't even resemble the team which had
opposed Anderson the Monday before. At the half the score was 34A0 and things looked gloomy,
but the Panthers came back the second half and played the Apaches to a 6 to 6 tie.
This was the first of a group of incidents which caused the fans to think of these rather than the
improvement which the team made during those eight weeks of football. It was in this game that
Hughie Hook broke his leg. This didn't break the boys' morale and they continued to fight all dur-
ing the season.
Muncie Central-70, Elwood f0
This was the only game in which we were really out-classed. Several boys showed their valor
particularly in this game. There isn't much to say about this game except that both teams were
the finest sportsmen and that they got along just fine.
Again the Panthers went to foreign soil. It wasn't the Kats that beat us but it was a pair of
6' 4" ends which caught anything in the hemisphere. Even so our line-backers did a wonderful job
in holding them down as good as they did. This credit goes to Bob Courtney, "Zip" Davis, Howard
Martz, and the other boys who knocked passes down all over the lot. In this game Dick
Gregg lost three teeth and got the "Smile of Beauty, Use lpana" IAII comments made in this annual
are not indorsed by the people that sponsor it.J
Alexand ria-32, Elwood412
Alex sure knew that they had been through a meeting that night after the game. The team has
really improved this season and it was in this game that they showed it. At no time were the fans
sure who would win. Howard Martz made a beautiful touchdown and Bob Courtney kept the Tigers
worried all evening along with "Zip" and Fred Hartley.
H untington-37, Elwood-0
It was partly because of this game that "Big Moe" and Gene Vinson got mentioned on the C.
I. C. team this year.
This was the final game of the season and the Panthers really did right by themselves. They hit
like they never had before and looked like a first rate team.
In summarizing, I would like to remind you of the vast improvement the varsity made this year.
Also while giving credit where credit is due, a lot of it should go to the valiant efforts of the senior
lettermen and the untiring improvements of the underclassmen. In closing I would like to submit
The Panthers they had might,
But the team it was light.
Just watch them next year
No team will they fear.
An Eager Beaver With The Football Fever.
LEFT PAGE, TOP TO BOTTOM
James Babbitt-Junior out for his first timefplayed a little at
center-may be handy next fall.
Fred HartIeyfQuarterback--can really throw passesijunior-may
be around next year if Uncle Sam doesn't have other intentions.
Willis McGraw-Senior-fullback--foot injury kept him out of the
running most of the season-could have been of great value.
Robert Dean-"Diz"-not out at first of seasong did make up for
lost time when he did reportvexpected to manage tackle job next fall.
Dana Hocker--"Senior-guard-"bang up" game at guard position-
hard to replace.
Roderick Shaw-Another seniorfcould catch almost anything near
Richard Gregg-The other "tough luck" kid-just over one injury
when "bang" would come another.
Howard Wardwell-"Bud"-freshmen-voted most improved player
on the teamfdid fine job at end-just think what he'lI be when a senior.
Eugene Durm-Knute Rockne's sure answer to "a clown on every
team"-senior-will miss his corn next year.
Robert McGiII-Seniorf-tackle--dependable for more than his share
-we'Il all miss Bob.
Frederick Beeman-Junior-'played a lot of guard-Kno, lady, that's
his facelf-can be counted upon to be an asset comefnextXSeptember.
RIGHT PAGE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM
Edward Waymire V-Plays a mean cornetg played a mean game at
guard junior will be back next year.
Robert Courtney --One of those boys who was always in the opponet's
hair rshould use dandruff removerJ4junior----back next year.
James Wardwell--Sophomore f has plenty of that old fight-guardf
will see a lot more action next season.
Edward Williams "Horse" 'played end, tackle, and guard this
year' knew his way about in all positions junior fjust watch that
guard position in the coming season.
Richard Davis' f"Zip"f- one of fastest backs in the state-will really
go next year only a sophomore now.
Eugene Skirvin Senior 'plugged along all season -could use more
Hubert Hookf'fOur "tough luck" kidfHere's hoping momma lets
him play next year-ffjuniorfand tough.
Louis Edward MoschelI,jr.'-"Big Moe"-opponents didn'ttry tang-
ling with him'-fjunior, too-Y-received C. l. C. honorable mention.
Thomas Rood 'End changed to quarterback-another junior-look-
ing for him back.
Curtis Sparks' "Mickey"-sophomore 'started season without spe-
cific position ended at first string center.
Eugene Vinson "Gene"-- fullback---received C. I. C. honorable
mention award for outstanding play in Huntington game -A junior one
more year to go.
TOP ROW-LEFT TO RlGHT:
Richard Bollinger-a junior who really came up as the season ended-quite a rebound artist.
Fred Hartley--guard-played his best at beginning of the season-swell long shot thrower.
William Tranbar erasophomore whom any coach would be glad to have around next season-
keep an eye on him.
MIDDLE ROW-LEFT TO RIGHT:
James Merritt-"Arkansas" played guard-dependable long "shooter" and good dribblerf
will be even better next year than he was this.
Robert Courtney--Captain for most of the games-fans called him "sparkpIug"-fa junior-
will be back next year.
Fred Beeman-Fast, agressive forward or guard: equally efficient in either position-one of high
scorers this year-will be around again next winter.
Edward Williams-Extra dependable: will come through in a clutchghas at least another good
BOTTOM ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:
Richard Gregg-The one all opponents looked out for-beautiful push shot-certainly will miss
James Judy-Junior out for the first time-can't understand why he waited so long-one of
Madison County's most consistent scorers.
Robert Dean--Needn't worry about "Dix"-quite able to take care of most every situation-
will see more of him next season too.
E. H. S. ...,., .... 2 7 Windfall ...,.,.. ..,,,.. 1 6 W. H. S. ....,, . . . .25 Noblesville.. ,. . . 29
E. H. S. ...... ,.., . .28 Frankfort .,...,. . ,,,. 33 W. H. S ....... . ,.....,. 30 Washington ..,..... .29
E. H. S. .. .. ...37 Southport ......... . 36 flndianapolisl
E. H. S. ...... . .....,. 23 Muncie .... .... ..... ..... 5 4 W . H. S. ....... .. .... 26 Alexandria .... . . 29
1Centrall W. H. S. ...,.. . .. .. 22 Burris .... . . 23
E. H. S-.. .. , ..... .33 Alexandria ..,.....,..... 40 W. H. S ..... .... .....,. . 35 Greenfield. ...... .. .. ..28
E. H. S.. .. ..,, 12 Fairmount ,.... 33 W. H. S. ...,.. . ...... ..28 Huntington . .45
E. H. S. .. .... ...35 Wabash ....,... . .47 W. H. S. ...... . ..... .32 Froebel fGaryh . 45
E. H. S. ...29 Lebanon .......... . ..... 53 W. H. S. ...,.... .... 35 Peru., .... ....28
E. H. S. ..,... .... . 36 Tipton ..... .. .. .23 W. H. S... . ........ 39 Tipton . . . 41
E. H. S... .26 Marion . . 28 W. H. S. .... . ., 30 Burris.. . . 27
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Top row lleft to right!-f Edward Williams, Bill Tranbarger, Bob Dean, Dick Bollinger, Jim Juday.
Bottom row -Fred Beeman, Jim Merritt, Dick Gregg, Fred Hartley, Bob Courtney.
From November to March our fair city along with the rest of Indiana, caught a contagious
disease, Hoosier hysteria or basketball. Elwood was well represented in this epidemic with a varsity,
second team, freshman outfit, junior high squad, Palmer Davis' Ag quintet, and Mr. AlIen's intra-
All did not go well in the opening weeks of the Panther varsity season, but, believe me, even Jess
says he can't remember when such remarkable improvement was shown all in one year. How can
we explain? Simple --and without apology too. Until the Fairmount game our varsity was made
up of all juniors and sophomores. Finally Dick Gregg's leg injury healed enough to permit him to
come back into the line up.
Things began to change-and fastl Elwood looked exceptionally good in splitting with Tipton,
and what a heartbreaker that last one was. And that photo finish of the season! Bang. Bang. Bang.
Down went Peru, Burris, and Alexandria in that order. All this after Burris had beaten us on their
own floor in a dead heat. But the feat that climaxed the season was our thorough cleaning of Alex
in the sectional. For a team that had been beaten twice by the Tigers to come back and trim them
by a margin of eight points is truly a feat of great morale and of skillful rin the basketball sensev im-
When one adds in, for good measure, the overtime contests, the games lost by one point, and
those ended with only a one-bucket deficit iwell, you look them up, I can't bear tor, it really has been
an up and coming. progressive season.
For a short resume of the highlights of the battles en route, well let's look back to the gal-
lant warriors who fought for us throughout the season, especially "Slugger" Beeman. Oopsl
Sure let that one slip. Now take the Fairmount game for instance. Nope'. Ed Johnson took that
one, didn't he? Oh well, "Life's not a bowl of cherries." Keats said that, or was it Joe Slayton.
A good round of applause should be given Mr. Allen and Mr. Bridges and to their helpmzet Mr.
Stuffle. But when all's said and done, its the boys themselves who build the reputation of WilIkie's
teams in the future.
I almost forgot the most important fellow. To Mr. Zeiger something should be given nNo, not
the frying pan! for finally learning to stop the clock when we were ahead. As they say in French,
"Adieu" or is it "aw foo," anyway "good bye until next year."
Top row rleft to rightl Robert Shuck, Donald Brown, Jr., Ronald Webb, Leland Boyer, Ray Eskridge.
Bottom row Bob Sullivan, Jean Conard, Wilbert Wise, Dave Morgan, Max Robertson.
Top row mleft to rightl- Jack Scott, Harold Chriss, Jack Hoover, Charles Copher, David Peters, Bud
Livengood, John Hutcheson, Willis Fern, Bobby Clark.
Middle row Jack Adair, Jack Hutcheson, Roland Brown, Bill Lynas, Jack Hershey.
Bottom row Bobby Lytle, Mgr., Maurice Robertson, Howard Wardwell, Philip Arnold, JackShaff-
ner, Bill Hocker.
JUNIOR HIGH TEAM
Top row iloft to right Thomas Leathers, John Lowder, Frederick Henderson, Loren Boyer.
Bottom row Frank Bannon, Jack Wilson, Jack Coston, Richard Brenner, Vernard Skinner.
Top row 'left to right! Lindell Jarrett, Willis McGraw, Herschel Beck, Robert Beck, Howard Ebert
Bottom row James Green, Frank Hancock, Charles Hobbs, Mgr., Charles Leakey, Donald Tnomas
Kneeling txleft to rightw Richard Davis, Dana Hocker, Earl Boyer, Bob Scircle, Tom Flood, Eugene
Standing-fAJames Babbitt, Bill Tranbarger.
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Top row Lleft to rightl Bud Livengood, Philip Arnold, Howard Wardwell, Coach Harry Bridges, Lowell
Ebert, Bill Lynas.
Middle row Jack Adair, George Acres, Jack Hutcheson, Fred Lloyd, John Hutcheson, Charles Barnes.
Bottom row Louis Benedict, Willis Fern, Bill Hocker, David Peters, Jack Hoover.
Yes, cheering takes an active part in the winning of our athletic contests: but without good yell
leaders this would not be possible. They must be on hand at out of town games as well as home
games. It is not an easy task to to make the student body quit booing or keep them yelling, but
our yell leaders have certainly done a good job. Let's give them three cheersl
Jess Warner probably does more for the basketball boys than any other person except the coach.
He keeps the floor in A-1 condition and also gives our boys a word of encouragement when it is most
needed. I don't know what we would do without Jess for he is tops with all of us.
Something new was added around the Athletic Department this season when Jim Allen put in
his appearance as head coach and director of physical education. fAsk any of the boys about those
Gym Classes. Whewlm Not exactly a newcomer to the sports world, Jim stepped via Central Normal
College to Danville High School, to Hobart, and now to the beginning of a successful career here.
Assisting "The Boss" this year were two work horses, Harry Bridges and Roy Stuffle. ln the hands
of these two maestros was placed the destiny of the Freshman and Junior High lads. Watch us next
year when their patience and efforts bear fruit.
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At a meeting of the Board of Directors of
THE COMMONWEALTH Sz SOUTHERN CORPORATION
held October twenty-four, one thousand nine hundred and forty-
four, the following resolutions were adopted by a rising vote:
RESOLVED, that we, the Board of Directors of The Com-
monwealth Sz Southern Corporation, record a memorial of our
former President, Wendell L. Willkie.
Wendell L. Willkie was born in Elwood, Indiana,
February 18, 1892. He served as Lieutenant in the 325th
Field Artillery in World War 1, retiring as Captain. The fol-
lowing degrees were conferred upon him: A. B. Indiana Uni-
versity C1913D, LL.B. C1916Jg LL.B. Birmingham-Southern Col-
lege 119445, LL.D. Indiana University 419385, Colgate Univer-
sity 11939, Dartmouth College, Yale University, Bowdoin Col-
lege and Rutgers University C1941l, Union College Q1942j,
Boston University and Oberlin College C1945-BD, and Sc. D.
Stevens Institute C1941J. He was a member of the Bar in
Indiana, Ohio, New York, U. S. District and Circuit Courts and
of the U. S. Supreme Court. He practiced his profession con-
tinuously in Indiana, Ohio, New York and in the Federal Courts
except during his presidency of The Commonwealth Sz Southern
Corporation C1933-19405. He was the Republican nominee for
President in 1940. He died October 8, 1944. No better Ameri-
can survives him.
Wendell L. Willkie was an able, far-seeing, loyal,
magnetic and courageous American, known to and respected
and admired by the peoples of the earth. He attained a high
place among powerful men in national and international af-
fairs and all lovers of peace and freedom in this "One World"
will ever revere his memory.
This corporation's personnel was fortunate in hav-
ing years of close contact with a professional and business
leader whose counsel and ability in managing the system's
operations and protecting its property rights, whose generous
good fellowship with all his associates and whose consideration
of the rights of employees and his especial personal regard for
them, endeared him to all.
He married Edith Wilk, January 14, 1918, who,
with their son Philip Herman Willkie, a graduate of Princeton
University and now a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy, survives
him. We condole with his widow and son in their irreparable
loss which God alone can temper.
Justin R. Whiting, President.
E. E. Nelson, Secretary.
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School opens. Oh, Goshl
First football game of the season. What a massacre by the Indiansl
The Crescent Staff proves themselves to be some book salesmen
during their program in the assembly.
Dr. George Davis of Purdue entertained us with poems by Riley.
Discovery day! We discovered today that there was a Megaphone.
The Staff presented an assembly program.
Smile and show your dimple. Seniors started having their pie-
Teaeher's Institute. Happy dayl No school.
Seniors go hill billy at a Sadie Hawkins' Day Party. More business
An extra period free and an interesting talk by Holmer Chaillaux
of the American Legion.
Junior Sadie Hawkins' Party-every dog has his day but Sadie
seems to have had two.
Armistice Day Program-"I pled e allegiance to the flag of the
United States of America, and to the Republic for which it
stands, one nation, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.
First basketball game. We played Windfall-guess who won?'?'l7
Senior Home Room 305 goes social.
Mr. Scott gave us a talk on school awards. Now we can hitch
our wagon to a star.
Band concert in new gym. Mr. Hughes may well be proud of this
Teachers' Party. Wonder if they lost their dignity'I7?
Hoorayl We get to stay home for two days and eat turkey.
Bond Drive Program made interesting by a talk by Major Eric Cox.
We were again made happy by the appearance of "Dusty" Miller.
Juniors get anxious for a little music and said, "Gabriel, Blow
Your Horn." The play really clicked.
Sophomores take the limelight and have a big party all their own.
Christmas Chapel with sermonette by Rev. Hill.
The seniors lost their dignity and put on a lively Xmas program.
Santa Claus gave the freshies a thrill by giving them a treat.
The day was climaxed by beating Tipton!
Hockett hrought his cotton gin and took the underclassmen pic-
tures. lt's still a mystery to me.
Math 9 test dreaded by every senior. Ugh!
Speech Class Program-amoozin' but confuzon'
Semester finalsl? is " T S 1-' 8b - " ---- I
Overtones tried to cheer us up before exams. All jokes aside, the
music was wonderful.
l'll be down to get you in a taxi, honey, and we'Il go to the Senior
Benson and Jim spent the day around school taking all those group
and Athletic pictures. What a day-- fire alarm and all.
Game with Peru and what a gamel
Red letter day in the lives of the youth of Elwood-Panther Den
Junior Class Party. Wonder what they did?
An impressive and unusual program depicting the lives of the
great men of our country.
Methinks St. Patrick would have been proud to have been a guest
at the Shamrock Shag given by the Crescent Staff. It is expect-
ed to be an annual affair.
"Yawnll Life is such a bore." However the audience wasn't
bored at the Senior Play.
Spring vacationl Does us more good than sulpher and molasses.
Such a dayl Two programs. Why can't we do this more often?'l
Swingsters give out with some good music and Nelson Covey
gave us very instructive information.
A big day for W. H. S.l We were hosts to Choral Clubs from schools
in Madison County. A very good Choral Festival.
Dramatic Club shows their stuff.
Another delightful program by the Speech Class.
CrescentStaff splurges a little and has a dinner at Mangas Cafeteria,
The rededication of our school and the unveiling of this yearbook.
Finals for the seniors.
Finals for rest of school.
Wiener roast and get together at Panther Dan.
Seniors take over the city. Junior-Senior Prom.
Trip to Indianapolis.
Open house at the Panther Den.
All day picnic.
Last day for everyone!
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Upon the beach she held my hand, I let my soul fely pleadings flowg
I coaxed, I begged, I swore but yet-that doggone crab would not let go.
If a body meet a body
In the upper halI,,
Can a body stop and visit?
Surely not at all.
Can't we talk our troubles over?
Comfort give and get it too?
When we see Mr. Scott coming,
Must we all skidoo?
Forney is my teacher, I shall not flunkg
He maketh me to study thru the midnight hours,
H Ieadeth me over the paths of algebra
He aroused my drowsness, and leadeth me over the paths of completeness for his
Yea, tho' I tremble in the hours of recitation, I will fear no evil,
For he is with me, his pointers and chalk they embarrass meg
He asigneth my head with wrath, my cup runneth over,
Surely study and examinations shall follow me all the days of my life
And I shall not wander thru the streets at midnight hereafter.
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Mr. Scott: "What is steam?"
V. Alexander: "Water gone crazy with heat."
No coward is small enough to hide behind a woman's skirt today.
C. Hasecuster: "I'II bet Caesar was a strong man."
Mr. Snoke: "Why?"
C. Hasecuster: "Why the book says he pitched his tent across the river."
Mr. Lindley: "My impression of a dumb bell is the person who thinks hamlet is
a part of a pig.
"Remember to drop me a line", said the mate as he fell overboard.
Clara J. Nuzum
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Bowman
Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis
Gwyneth Harry Meyer
Joe Manghelli Retail Fruits
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More dangerous to democracy than the saboteur is the otherwise well-meaning American who
seeks special privileges from our govern ment at the expense of others, or who is so selfish and intoler-
ant that he fans the fire of racial and religious hatredsg and it is he who believes that laws have been
made to constrain the rights of others and that he is immune. It is he who thinks that in this man's
world it is everyone for himself and he says, "l'm a free man so I can do as I please." Such a person
has not yet learned that the privileges guaranteed in the Bills of Rights are not permits to disregard
the general welfare.
Finally, let us consider the third and most dangerous enemy, the one that can lurk within our-
selves. lt may be termed complacency, indifference, or what you will. The American who has it
is a menace to the democratic privileges he has been enjoying. It is complacency that keeps us from
the polls on election day and that causes us to cash in all our war bonds to pay for non-essentials.
It is indifference that permits us to accept every act of our government without question, that re-
strains us from active service in our own community and causes us to believe our contributions, our
blood, our aid would be unnecessary when others are giving. This last enemy is the hardest of all to
defeat because it must be conquered by the individual who harbors it. We can't hang complacency
and we can't send it to jail. We can only drive it from our heart with the strength of our own will.
The enemy in our hearts comes to us unannounced, but once we have given it refuge, it will feed on
rumor, indifference, and doubt. Like Frankenstein, it becomes our master and only a moral revolt
or a spiritual awakening can make us again that true citizen of democracy.
Yes, Constitutional Democracy is vulnerable. Like all other good things in this world of ours,
it is hard to get and harder yet to keep, but also like good things, it is worth the struggle. It was
so much better said by Thomas Paine in his famous pamphlet, "The Crisis," which was often quoted
by George Washington to his men: "WHAT WE OBTAIN T00 CHEAPLY, WE ESTEEM TOO LIGHT-
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Eugene Skirvin: "Why do women rest their chins in their hands when they are
Lloyd Courtney: "To keep their mouths shut so they won't disturb themselves."
Mr. Zeiger: "Your son threw a stone at me."
Mr. Scott: "Did he hit you?"
Mr. Zeiger: "No."
Mr. Scott: "Then it wasn't my son who threw it."
Only one thing is more uncertain than a woman's sense of direction in backing a car
That is the length of a general's career in Hitler's army.
The annual is a great invention
The school gets all the fame,
The printer gets all the money,
The staff gets all the blame.
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Mr. Zeiger: "Helen, what is money?"
Helen St. Clairr "lt's something if you don't have you can't buy anything with."
In History Class Mr. Zeiger wzas explaining about the keep ing of troops in thc Mid
West to quiet Indian insurrections when he told us that the soldiers were sta
tioned there to "Keep down Indian resurrections."
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"May Your Future Be
Happy and Pr0sperous"
GLADYS L. SLAUTER
CEN'l'llAI4 INDIANA DIATSTONDH VVATCIIICS -.IICWICLRY
II7 S. Anderson St.
GENERA1. SERVICE 75?
COMPANY GAII. ORBAUGH at SON
FLOR IENCIE COOPER MILLINIZRY.
NV. H. CARTER, 1411 South I Struct. No Cigarcttcs.
ED SNELSON GROCERY AND MIEATS. M O QA g' IQ 'J'
DR. QI. C. MCDANIELS. Phone 215.
DORO'I'HY'S BEAUTY SHOP.
Paul Sloan: "Why is Boyle's law like love?"
Mary Pat Keller: "The lower the gas the higher the pressure."
Mr. Bridges: "A fool can ask more questions than a dozen wise men can answer."
Bob McGill: "Yes, I guess that's why I flunked your last exam."
"I've always believed," said Mr. Scott,"that a hair on the haed is worth two on
Fashion Note: What is the latest thing in men's clothing? Women.
D. Thomas: "Hey Bill, have you heard the one about the smoky window glass?"
B. Tranbarger: "No, I don't believe I have."
D. Thomas: "Well, never mind, you couIdn't see through it anyway."
Mrs. Beeman: "They tell me your son is on the football team too."
Mrs. Courtney: "lt is quite true."
Mrs. B.: "Do you know what position he plays?"
Mrs. C.: "I'm not sure, but I think he is one of the drawbacks."
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WE, THE CRESCENT STAFF WISH
TO THANK THE FOLLOWING:
Kensington, New York
Indianapolis Engraving Company
Butler Printing House
Kingscraft Cover Company
Russell R. Benson, Photographer
North Manchester, Indiana
POST OFFICE CAFE
CITY FISH AND POULTRY MARKET
1419 Main Street Phone 213
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