Emmerich Manual High School - Ivian Yearbook (Indianapolis, IN)

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THE SENIO BOOSTE 13 0? JUNE, 1930 [animal Training High School Indianapolis, Indiana f oreword A 7 HEN we grow older, we will think of the ™ happiest days of our lives as those that have gone before. Of these days perhaps the most in- tensely joyful ones will have been our high school days. May this book of records serve as a reminder of these times and those persons so closely associated with our memories. JACK SAULCY Editor-in-Chief. JOHN KOSAVEACH Associate Editor. ELIZABETH BISSELL Business Manager. Senior Booster June Seniors Mr. McComb, Principal — In years to eome we will always remember him as our eminent, inspiring advisor. Miss Knox and Mr. Clayton — To Miss Knox and Mr. Clayton, the incomparable protectorates of the June class, in deep appreciation, we dedicate the June 1930 Senior Booster. Not only have they devoted much of their valuable time to 135 hut have been faithful friends of every member of our class. Wilbur Harris — The illustrious president of Manual ' s most illustrious graduating class. Also president of Eoines and Odd Number Club. His two main hobbies are collecting Top Ten buttons (one for every semester) and all the latest wise cracks. That ' s how he gets his " dynamic poisonality. " Sports editor of the Booster. Hairy Harmon — Our worthy vice-president and only a year at Man- ual at that! Has a weakness for making a certain resolution and breaking it. We ' re not surprised that he has so many " close shaves " since he ' s such a " cut-up. " (Harry ' s a barber every Saturday.) Girls, here ' s your chance for a free shingle! Roines. President of the Political Science club. Joan Boswcll — The popular secretary of the class. Also secretary of Odd Number Club and Junior Drama League. Did you ever see her when she wasn ' t smiling? " .Tody ' s " one girl that lias no trouble tell- ing the Schulz twins apart. Won the Bruce Robinson Medal in B L ' ! for outstanding qualities of citizenship. Masonia. Class play. Mary Stierwalt — We may have thought she was a witch in the class play, but she tinned out to be a beautiful fairy. Mary was entrusted with all the class money as well as the Odd Number club money. Has so many Top Ten buttons she uses logarithums to count them on. May Queen. President of Masoma, editor-in-chief of the Booster. Mr. Sanders — Vice-principal. The forceful master-of -ceremonies for the Red House. Mr. Sanders will always lend a strong helping hand to every needy student. After all that ' s the best way to show tine friendship. Mr. Sharp — Viee-principal. Commander in chief of the White House. Trouble clerk. Mr. Sharp lias the unique ability of seeing us individ- ually as we should see ourselves. Take his advice and you ' ll always be on the right track. Leo Kirch — Leo has shown his capacity for work by his ability to get good grades and be an " after school " business man. Has a monopoly on the blushing business. Class Historian. Roines. Presi- dent of a section of the Hi-Y club. Jack Saulcy — Editor-in-chief of the Senio girls would like to know better. Roines. Booster. The boy that Senior Booster lone Seniors Jean Alexander — Quiet and studious. Jean lias a smile which is " catching. " Her ambition is to be a librarian. President of the " X " section of the Junior Red Cross. Recording secretary of the Political Science Chili. Virginia AmatO — Not so small hut that she can reach the keys of a typewriter. Virginia always looks as if she had just stepped out of the latest fashion hook. One of the blue children in the class play. Virginia Ashley — An innate acumen for snappy retorts must be used some way! " Ginny " was an angel in the class play. A " real " per- son. Booster staff. Personals. Masoma. Charles Baerman — One of those snappy captains, girls. Knows how to give orders. Has curly hair that everyone admires. Ask him any- thing about Spanish. He is tall and handsome and is one of Manual ' s few women haters. Roines. Merrill Bailey — One of those few will-power, he-men that have no time for the opposite sex. Oh, yeah? Boys and girls, when you are looking foi- a kindly smile just call on Merrill Bailey. Eleanor Baker — One of the busy young ladies in the Office Training class. She ' s a, great basketball fan, too — for more reasons than one. She surely gets her " Marks! " Lillian Baker — An eager participant in all athletics. The girls ' basketball team was probably improved by her presence at all prac- tices. President of the German Chili. Mary Virginia Baler — One of our good looking brunettes. She ' s usually quiet, but we don ' t know everything. Ask Les Kappmeyer. Alma Balfour — Thinks an alternating education is just the thing. Manual, Tech, Manual. We ' re glad Alma doesn ' t have to go hack to Tech again. Kathleen Harms — Even if she is busy with " hall " duties, she always comes up with any task assigned to her. Kathleen has been secre- tary and treasurer of the " X " section of the H. Y. S. Club all year. Lawrence Barr — Lawrence always wears a big smile. Knows the radio backwards. His one ambition is to be a radio announcer be- cause of his talking ability. Margaret Bartholomew — Secretary of the " Y " section of the Junior Drama League. Margaret gives one smile free with each purchase in the salesroom. Very industrious member of the class. Personals. Masoma. Senior Booster June Seniors Josephine Barton — They liked Josephine ' s conscientious attitude so well in 217 that there was sonic difficulty in getting her here. But here ' tis. Masoma. Roy Beat tic — By dogged perseverance, Boy has become prominent as a football and track star. He ' s the boy who does so much out- side reading. At least he ' s always outside the library door. Robert Beeson — " Bob " supported our athletic teams with a true Manual spirit. He swings a golf club with confidence which would make Mr. Jones open his eyes. No matter where lie ' s going, Bob always first goes south. What for, Bob ? Sarah Beilach — One of the two beautiful brunette attendants of the May Queen. Her poise, grace and pleasing ways have made a big place for her at Manual. Helped produce " On With the Show. " An hour in the class play. Masoma. Secretary of the " Y " section of the Science club. Elizabeth Bissell — Wonder how she got the nickname of " Chatter- box " in Mr. Moffat ' s class? Makes a wonderful Amos. One of the hours in the class play, and one that would make a clock strike twice. Business manager of the Senior Booster. Ida Bluestein — Carries responsibility like an old timer. Ida is first mate in her father ' s business. Marguerite Boatman — Can cry more than any two people. Was Water in the class play. " Peg " wants to be an actress. Surely has the ability. Mr. Moffat ' s star. Ask for her " Whale of a Story. " Oscar Bodenburg — Perhaps its his manly beauty or perhaps it ' s his magnificent town-cars, but, at any rate, he ' s attractive to the ladies. A late corner in 135. Norma Bole — The second Fritz Kreisler. One-third of the famous trio of Lois, Kate, and Norma. Ask her how she directs those one- act plays. Stage assistant for the class play. Masoma. Mary Bowermaster — Since the panels were finished for the Booster, Mary lias dropped out of school. We are sorry she can not be grad- uated with the class. Iran Brammell — One of Mr. Maxwell ' s lawyers who, we are certain, is a direct descendant of " Ivan-Hoe. " Ivan is a busy man and finds no time for the girls. Robert Brinl: — That happy boy witli the slow drawling voice. He plays a trombone in the one and only Manual band so he must be a first-rate musician. Easy going and lias many friends. Senior Booster June Seniors Norman Brodey — Prefers blondes, brunettes, and redheads. When Brodey graduates, we think he ' ll catch up on his sleep. One of the heavy property men in the class play. Dorothy Brothers — We wonder whom she keeps thinking about? Of course someone from a different state ; a ring proves it. Dorothy possesses personality, a winning smile, pep and is a friend to every- body. An angel in the class play. Claude Brown — Always has something worth while to say. Rather smart for his size, age, and ability! One of the Heights gang. Nolile Burlchart — Has a monopoly on all A+ ' s. Knows how to toot a wicked cornet. Has a perfect plus average in his three years of mathematics. Represented Manual in the Edison Contest. Can ' t carry many more Top Ten buttons. Holds the office of secretary- treasurer of the Radio Club. Carroll Buries — It is very hard to dig up his history, but we hear he is fond of the three tilings — sleep, silence, and supper. Robert Burton — A good dancer and athlete. Showed his dancing ability in the English program. Higg ' s " buddy. " Manual needs more like " Bobby " to back athletics. A real Booster agent. Back stage committee for the class play. Cha rles Cambridge — His interest is centered in a certain blonde, but we can ' t blame him. Good looking, we must admit. Popular, too. There ' s always a smile for everyone. We appreciate that. Personals. Sophie Camhe — Wants to instruct small Spaniards Spanish in Madrid, ' tis said. Sophie knows her anchoves. Kenneth Campbell — Energetic and peppy. He is one of the " like them all " men. Kenneth would make a good radio announcer. Can really throw his voice — sometimes too far. Tylette in the class play. Ralph Capline er — Without Ralph there would be no need for Wrig- ley ' s Juicy Fruit. Drives a Studebaker and how — mostly how. R. O. T. C. Clara Carson — The last fresh leaf of the Carson (Kit) family tree. Clara is a competent commercial student. Walter Chappell — Very quiet. Perhaps he is thinking while we talk. One of those efficient, hard working, back stage boys who made the " Blue Bird " a success. Senior Booster June Seniors Florence Cheadle — Whoever said, " Beautiful but dumb " certainly never knew this little miss. President of the " Y " section of the H. Y. S. club and vice-president of the " X " section of the Junior Drama League. A talented pianist. A girl who has made a big place for herself at Manual. Personals. Onis Clampitt — One of the many who are rocking the " boat of un- successful lawyers. " Just like a new Ford — " there " and " gone. " Bobert Clutter — Bob is a prominent musician in Manual ' s band. He says that in another year he ' ll furnish bread free to all seniors with the compliments of the Purity Bakery. Rebecca Cohen Petite, yes, I u1 mighty. As lirighl as [vlisnn ' s chv trie light. Neighbor Berlingot ' s little daughter in the class play. Speaks French fluently — for an amateur. Quite young for a grad- uate. Her sweet disposition has endeared her to everyone. Florence Condrey — A modern " goldy locks " with plenty of admirers. Knows a certain post-grad pretty well. Has a smile that would soften any heart. Class play. Balph Conner — His hair is one of the seven wonders of the world. For more information, see him. His presence didn ' t add to the quiet in 135 as Ealph must have his fun. Ealph is a great Latin wizard. Bella Constantino — Delia ' s rather quiet. Don ' t hear much from her, but she certainly knows the P ' s and Q ' s in her studies. One of the few who gets A-f- in bookkeeping. Ethel Copenhaver — Quiet but very friendly. Likes good grades and certainly knows how to get them. Dorothy Coverdill — Says that she is Irish. No wonder she is so care-free and happy-go-lucky. Mr. Moore ' s star the fourth period. Served on the properties committee for the class play. William Covert — A " doggier " Tylo Miss Perkins could not have found. " Bill " was one of Manual ' s entries in the Edison Con- test. With " Bill " we lose a turbulent Manual booster. President of the " X " section of the Science club. Eoines. On scenery commit- tee of class play. Veneta Cox — An intelligent girl who has a weakness for Chevrolets as unconquerable as chewing gum. Veneta was one of the hours in the class play. Mildred Cranmore — Has a true enthusiastic Manual spirit which seems a part of her. Mildred ' s a friend to all. Senior Booster June Seniors Malcolm Creasser — Lady ' s man. All Malcolm needs is a cane to look ILke the well dressed gentlemen seen in the magazines. Has one of those " radio laughs " — the kind that you can hear all over school. Helen Butli Davis — One of our smart Latin students. Always near the top in the Latin quotation contests. Another of our class musi- cians — a good pianist. Mummy Tyl in the class play. Bae Shirley Davis — Has plenty of personality — and how! Has only been here for a short time, but is so friendly, you just can ' t help liking her. Here ' s a secret — her complexion is natural. Rae ' s a linguist. Personals. Eobert Davis — He toots the big tuba in the band. Girls, take notice. Boli drives the biggest Nash you ever saw, and it ' s always full of — giils. Bread in the class play. Popular member of 135-A. Wilma Davis — When Wilma came to Manual, she found there had been another Wilma Davis who was graduated last year. She was even given the other Wilma ' s old study slip ! How ' s that for econ- omy? Wilma was a child of the future in the class play. William Dembroff — An unusually studious chap. One of Mr. Web- ster ' s students who is still interested in increasing his vocabulary. His brother ' s better half when it comes to arguing. A loaf of bread in the class play. Harry Dock — Wears spats n ' everything. allotment of part times. ' Doc " gets more than his Bonnie Emberton — She can often be seen but is rarely heard. A good student, and one of our dej: endable and faithful Manualites. Bonnie is the kind that makes the world go round. Louis JSshowsky — Wonder if he is as hard to get along with as his name is to pronounce. One of Mr. Mathews ' " lawyers-to-be. " Frances Essex — One of the few who rarely talk. You can never tell though ; she may be different outside of school. Wonder who the black leather coat belongs to? Frances loves tragedy. Masoma. Oscar Fields — This would-be Spaniard knows how to " tie " big knots in his ties. Does he play a banjo? See Oscar for a good orchestra. Oscar has the kind of personality that brings an income. President of the " Y " section of the Junior Drama League. Esther Ford — Is no relation to Henry Ford. Esther doesn ' t even like a Ford, but has a weakness for a certain Chrysler. Senior Booster June Seniors Fred Freudenbwg — Known as the " Irishman. " What caused his short hair cut is yet to be revealed. Who keeps those " corduroys " so clean, Fred? The bo y with the everlasting smile Genevo Gandolf — One of the stars of the class, for he is dependable, intelligent, sincere, and ready to do his part. Sports editor of the Senior Booster. Geneva Gardner — The little girl with the peculiar smile. It ' s really attractive. Certainly knows and loves her French. Ask her who her French correspondent is. Regular Top Ten student. Freeman Geer — The future king of jazz orchestra leaders. Think of the time and energy Freeman has consumed standing in the halls talking to HER ! Loretta P. Gertchen — Not very tall, not very small, but fair and square and liked by all. Loretta is a very quiet and steady worker the kind that makes domestic queens. Herbert Gilligan — Here is one of the best stage hands ever graduated from Manual. Known as the fellow with the red sweater. Always doing something for Manual. Heavy property man in the class play. Boy Gillnm — A second Caruso. Surely will be missed by the Boys ' Glee Club. French shark. And by the way, Roy, how about your correspondent in France. ' Roy is always busily taking care of his " business. " Celia Goldstein — A charming young lady. Never has much to say here at school. But outside? Celia loves to use initials. When telling the latest news, she would say, " J. R. saw R. J. " etc. Benjamin Gorenstein — By his first name you ' d think he was an in- ventor. He can answer any question — yes or no. One of the " Four Black Crows. " A real dancer. Lois Graff — Falls for anybody by the name of Bill. Certainly knows her Math. Is a talented seamstress. Her hobby is collecting ties. Typist for the regular Booster and Senior Booster as well. Gustave Gran — " Gus " works at the News. In two years he ' ll be editor. Ask Gus. Small but mighty. He knows " all " the girls at Manual — almost. Euth Gross — Manual ' s most promising " early bird. " Wonder why she likes to catch an early car? One of Manual ' s best assistant librarians. Masoma. 1(1 Senior Booster June Seniors Marie Grossman — Marie has done well toward helping to uphold the scholastic honors of the senior class. She helped Miss Schaefer make the costumes for the class play. Marie is not always as quiet as one might think. Masoma. Kenneth Grow — We ' re sorry, girls; " Kenny " is interested in Short- ridge. Perhaps you have heard his song " Eugenia. " Dancing seems to be his next best interest. He is one of the few men in Manual who can grow a mustache. Personals. Katherine Ann Haley — If any senior girl has contributed her bit in the way of art it has been Katherine. She has served in a most efficient manner as art editor of the regular Booster. She helped to design the setting for the Kingdom of the Future in the class play. President of the Art Club. Robert Hanf — The boy that drives that brown Lincoln. Bob prefers blondes, so, consequently he must be a gentleman. He is quiet but lias that " stick-to-it-iveness " that counts. Thelina Harman — Is the envy of every girl in the class because of her pretty eyes — and because she sits with our president during roll call. Edgar Hauenstine — Has that certain way with the fair sex. You should see the classy sport model he drives. He says he has driven from coast to coast — Irvington to Ben Davis — and that it is still good for another decade. Mary L. Hawkins — " Marylou. " Likes somebody by the name of — oh well. Miss Perkins ' student assistant for the class play. Likes to play tennis with Edythe Murphy. Charles Hawthorne — Is there anybody that doesn ' t know " Charlie " ? Believe it or not, he was Pierro in the class play. If you want a " live wire, " find " Charlie " . Cecelia Haseldence — Oh, those dimples when she smiles! Everybody likes Cecelia. Wonder who " Ernie " and " Vic " are? Won second place in the Indiana Bar Association Essay contest. President of the " X " section of the Business Girls ' Club. Francis Hechinger — Quiet, beautiful but dynamic among friends. Ahem — . Interested in science. Charlotte He tin — Charlotte had a " feelin ' she was fallin ' " , but she saved herself — or did she? Wonder how many pink smocks she has in her wardrobe? Melvin Henselmeier — The handsome young high pressure salesman who sticks like glue. Girls never admired men ' s footwear until they saw " Meb ' s " boots. " Meb " has recently been appointed Cadet Major of the E. O. T. C. Roines. Senior Booster 11 June Seniors Maxine Hervey — Has a mania for studying lowly creatures. Hence her famous essay on " worms. " Ask Mr. Moffat for particulars. One of these " vim, vigor, and vitality " girls. Everyone likes " Max. " Class play. Vice-president of the Spanish Club. Secretary and treasurer of the H. Y. S. Club, " Y " section. Valid " Rider — David waited to have his senior picture taken till the last call. Age before beauty lie said was his motto! Charles Hlggs — Known as the Junior member of the " Gold Dust Twins. " Ask him about his Sunday night hang-out. A real sport. Elisabeth Hocker — We wonder whom she had the big picture made for??? One of the Love Birds in the class play. Lillian Horwits — One of the little blue children in the class play. Here ' s a little girl with a great big job, for she ' s president ,- ' the Business Girls ' Club, Y section. Laura Hoy — Here is one girl who has the rare combination of auburn hair and blue eyes. Of course she can dance. A blue child in the class play. Earl Hulsell — The little boy with the spectacles and curly hair. One of the loaves of bread in the class play. First Lieutenant in the R. O. T. C. Mavity Janice — Sorry, girls, but he has already been cornered by a certain " Tommy " on Craft Street. Ethel Jenkins — Ethel doesn ' t wear long dresses because she ' s old- fashioned. It ' s just the style. Always seen with " Dot. " Certainly can get A+ ' s in Latin. Vice-president of the Latin Club. Masoma. Assisted in directing the class play. Horace Jenner — The little boy from Petersburg who made good in the big city. One of those big men about school, don ' t you know. Our big shot Shakespearean dancer. Certainly patronizes the sales- room. Roines. Vice-president of the " Y " section of the Science Club. Personals. Lueile Johnson — Our outdoor girl. Goes to all the games and is quite an " atheletess " herself. Has the old Manual spirit. Eva Jones — Another of Manual ' s studious girls. Loves to ask ques- tions in her filing class. One of the dependable senior rooters. She certainly is a sweet girl and is very well liked. L2 Senior Boostee June Seniors Marie Joseph — Greatly envied because of her black curls. Has that powerful, forceful voice. Does she know how to play the violin? Just ask her. Fred Kaftan — Always seen with his hair mussed up. Does that show he ' s been thinking? Likes to be called by long historic names. Secre- tary of the Radio Club. Daddy Tyl in the class play. Hi hi rice Keith — The best and smaller half of LaGrange. Very quiet and mighty nice ; just ask Juanita MeCabe about her. Beatrice is a short story writer. Helped arrange costumes for class play. Dorothy Kiewitt — Doesn ' t display much pep at school but never- theless it exists. She has a sunny disposition and all the other necessary qualities for a high class secretary. An angel in the class play. Bincf- King — One of Manual ' s prize blondes. She seems to take life as a mere matter of course. Binea has a host of friends, about seventy-five per cent of which are her boy admirers. Class play. Dorothy Kinnan — Wonder why she went to all the basketball games? An expert typist and bookkeeper, but commercial law seems to be her forte. May Marion Kirk — May is competing for the buyer ' s position in the linen department at Block ' s. Seems to get a kick out of going to and from work. Certainly knows her Business Law. Business staff of Senior Booster. Jennie Klausner — The last but certainly not the least of the Klausner sisters. Jenny can giggle and certainly does. Can always hold her own in any argument (Of course she starts it). Paul Kleppe — One of the big football stars we read about. Likes to sleep in his Economies class. Well liked by all his fellow class members. Has a " cute " Manual sweater admired by all the girls. Rudolph Klinge — Father Time in the class play. Likes dancing and how. Can be found at the Indiana ballroom every Friday night. What would a certain blonde do without " Rudy " ? Treasurer of the " Y " section of the Hi-Y Club. Adelaide Kluger — Another one of the studious Klugers. Likes her studies and is well liked by her friends. Never runs out of smiles. John. Kosaveaeh — Associate editor of Senior Booster. Here is a sophisticated, conscientious Manual worker. Every Wednesday after- noon for three years has found John making up the Booster. An A „x i.i ' - t i .-. o . ... 4- a .on .. «, r,;,. -..;™ apprentice at the News week. -hours 8 p. m. to 4:30 a. m., six nights a Senior Booster 13 June Seniors Georgi 71 ' . Kramer — Chief dramatist in Miss Perkins ' Senior Speed) class. The original reason why girls leave home. Always happy and makes everyone else that way. On scenery committee of class play. Molly Levinsky — One of the inseparable trio — " Bee, " " Lil, " and Molly. We all envy her hair. Molly was one of the hours — noon or midnight — in the class play. Anna LipJcen — One of the vital reasons why the class play was a success. Anna made most of the costumes. Also was one of the chil- dren of the future in the class play. Mildred Lipp — Never seen without Marie or Waunetta. Probably something akin to Siamese triplets. We doubt if she ' s as quiet as she seems. One of the children of the future in the class play. William Loclman — Toots a mean clarinet in Senior orchestra. Also makes many helpful suggestions during roll call discussions. " Bill " was one of the graceful " Loaves of Bread " in the class play. Minnie Loci ' s — Always singing. However, we don ' t wonder at that since " he ' s " quite a musician! Has the distinction of being the only girl at Manual who has a Ford coupe. Property committee of class play. Edward Lysott — Ask Eddie anything about Salesmanship. He likes to work — if the work isn ' t hard. Edward hates to leave school, but is preparing himself by staying out occasionally. Suby Mabec — Ruby looks serious but she is funny as a crutch. Re- member her " old maid " school teacher dance? That will never be forgotten. Ruby can be depended on to do the most difficult of tasks and do them well. Was Milk in the class play. Senior Booster staff. Sarah Mandell — One of the reasons why Miss Thale needed a new score keeper each week. She kept them busy counting up her points. When it comes to selling things, she can ' t be surpassed. Personals Sarah Man kovitz — Knows her Shorthand. Which one is it, Sarah? Some fortunate man will get a good stenographer when he employs this blonde. Katherinc Manson — Mr. Mathew ' s Bookkeeping star. Doesn ' t talk a great deal. Gives the vocal chords their daily dozen in the chorus. Bath Marley — The girl with a winning smile. Likes to giggle. We wonder if she intends to be a tile clerk someday. Has the art of waving hair. L4 Senior Booster June Seniors Bertha Marshall — Quiet and studious. Ask Bertha about her per- manents — she can tell you plenty. If you wish to see Bertha, look for Dorothy Kiewitt. The two are constantly together. Jim nil a MeCabe — Just shines in commercial work. Has a smile for everyone and a special one for Bea and LaGrange. Shines in her native tongue. Alberta McClain — One of the personality girls with the corresponding hair cut. Basketball stars certainly do register with " Bert. " Julia MeFall — Better known as " Judy. " We wonder what " Judy " sees in a certain someone ' s blue eyes! Judy has that rare combina- tion of beauty and brains. Marjorie Mclnlyre — Always sees the happy side of life. We are still looking for someone who has seen Marjorie quiet. Does she like her Bookkeeping??? Well, anyway, she likes to promenade before eight o ' clock as well as to sell tickets. Treasurer of the Junior Bed Cross, " Y " section. Aleana McMahan — No two pronounce her name the same but all agree that she has an attractive personality and her blue eyes are an asset. Always ready to lend a helping hand. Waunetta Weeks — One reason why everyone agrees the June 1930 girls are good looking. Demure or bashful — which is it? Harriet Meyer — She advocates the fact that women love brutes! ' Specially big football men. Our sweetest blonde and one of the cutest co-op salesgirls that Manual lias ever sent out. Her interest also seems to center at Purdue. Orville Meyer — Harriet ' s cousin and the " baby " of his family. Would you ever guess the two older members of his family were Top Ten students? Orville goes in for other things than Top Ten but- tons. He keeps a bright, new smile always on display. Curtain and call man in the class play. Paul Middleton — A good example of the quiet and reserved type of fellow who talks but little and thinks a lot. As a track man, Paul could usually be depended upon for points. Mildred Midlciff — Has red hair and is proud of it. Who wouldn ' t be? And nil, how that girl can sing tin. ' blues! The little red-headed boy in the class play. Bobert Monte ornery — The lunch room cavalier who has so many Top Ten pins. Winner of the Glossbrenner medal in 1929. Joke editor of the Senior Booster. Bob ' s a real fellow. Treasurer of " Y " section of the Science Club. Sugar in the class play. Roines. Captain in the R. O. T. C. Senior Booster 15 June Seniors James Motsinger — Knows a certain " Skip " outside of school. Wears the kind of trousers you have to take three or four steps in before the trousers move. Has a good voice. Ask Mr. Maxwell. Herbert Muenster — Poor Herb, he has turned prematurely gray from worrying. It ' s probably the result of eccentric music, because Herb surely can play the piano. Edith Murphy — The answer to a Hibernian ' s prayer. This little girl fairly radiates with pep. Edith ' s one girl who doesn ' t procrastinate about keeping up her diary. Wonder what ' s inscribed therein? Class play. Dennis Nelson — Rather quiet — never says much, but when he does, it is worth while listening to. Makes a good listener — and is a radio fanatic. William Niehaus — Another " quiet " senior who is " quite " an artist. He knows a few things about art and helped a great deal on the scenery for the class play. Vice-president of the Art Club. EuHi Noerr — Have you ever seen flashing black eyes, lovely black curls and a smart red outfit? That was Ruth hurrying on an errand. Another girl who will be missed. An hour in the class play. Personals. Beatrice OppenJieim — An attractive looking young miss who is un- usually bright. Popular because of that winning personality. Very well known to the teachers. Helped design costumes for the class play. Norbert Osborn — A member of the Osborn, Sheridan, Davis trio. Could get good grades, but just can ' t be bothered. Quiet here at school, but a lady ' s man outside. Eva Overfclt — Another reason the feminine members of this class are called good-looking. Her blue eyes keep " them " guessing. De- pendable and capable. An angel in the class play. Flora Penilergast — Noted for her wit and ability to make people laugh. Has a big vocabulary too. Maybe that is one of the reasons why she has so many snappy comebacks. Class play. Yvonne Percifteld — Manual ' s champion watch breaker. Does she ad- mire " Tailor Made Man " ? Ask her. Another one of our personality- plus girls. " Percy " is one of the Three Musketeers. Delbert Pieper — Has a controlling interest in a downtown theater — he helps control the crowds. One of those physiography stars in 322. Delbert was a loaf of bread in the class play. Also on scenery com- mittee. n; Senior Booster June Seniors Samuel Pile — Better known as " half-pint " . Sam longs to be a de- tective. His favorite song is " I ' m following you. " Want to buy a duck? See Sam. Mitchell PopcJieff — Keeps you wondering. Wonder why he ' s called Alexander? Wonder who Sally is? Can be studious when he wants to. How about that wave? Simon, Portnow. — Did Simon ever run out of questions in his Civics class? Is always seen with a certain brunette the second period. Says he doesn ' t study much yet manages to get good grades. Tell us the secret, Simon. On scenery committee of class play. Anna Presutti — Her great desire is to be an artist and she has had practical experience in making the class banner. She is taking com- mercial work and is good. A loyal supporter to all school activities. Costume committee in class play. Masoma. Personals. Gerald Quatfcenbush — After studying it over for four years, Gerald decided the track team could not do without him. He is a veteran of the R. O. T. C. ; he holds the enviable position of water boy. Pearl Rayburn — We hear she ' s interested in one of Manual ' s old graduates. She ' s the Greta Garbo type — quiet, sweet and good- looking. Good dancer and well liked by everyone. Dorothy Reariclc — An hour in the class play. Miss Perkins cer- tainly can choose appropriate characters. Dorothy is as angelic as she looks and even sweeter than that. Masoma. President of the Latin Club. Katie Reiser — One of the outstanding students in the class. Although Kate works after school, she still holds a high place on the Top Ten. A shining star in Latin. Helen Rodman — The strong link in Beryle ' s chain of friendship. She ' s quiet — (at times) ! Finally decided that she ' d rather graduate at Manual after all. Shirley Rogin — We sometimes wonder if Shirley has swallowed Webster ' s dictionary. Can write good stories when " Mr. Inspiration " hits her hard enough. The last of the Rogin line that has been loyal to Manual. Adam Roman — The boy with the perpetual smile. Adam is instructor and president of the Aviation Club. He is considering the presidency of the T. A. T. Company at present. Mary Rominger — Original " Lovable and Sweet " girl. Mary has a golden vc-|ir.-i mi voice thai is rrrtainh envied. We are sure thai she has an offer for Vitaphone pictures waiting for her. Senior Booster 17 June Seniors Bruce Buark — The quiet, good-looking artist of this mighty class. Bruce designed the arm band and class banner. He is a hard worker and we prophesy ho will be successful. Personals. Dorothy Buddell — After attending the Leilehua High School in Hawaii, she decided to return to Manual to graduate. Mr. Clayton ' s efficient secretary. One of those tall graceful angels in the class play. Costume committee. Lenore Bundberg — Lenore was not only a shining " Light " in the class play but is still one among her many friends and admirers. One of the few girls who can sing, act, dance and hold her own on Top Ten. She lias been a loyal French student for seven semesters and is secretary and treasurer of the French Club. Hutli Saltier — Could be known as " Dimples. " Alice White ' s only rival. Says that she can sing. Well, we won ' t contradict it. Beva Schneider — Continually having her glasses fixed. Wonder why? Her hair is naturally natural. One of the famous members of Mrs. Bing ' s Literature VIII class. Hugh S( udder — That tall, handsome, blond boy. Drives an old rickety Overland that would feel right at home in a museum. Did you know your personality appeals to the ladies, Hugh? Personals. William Scliuls — Here ' s the other best yell leader. It is said that Bob envies this " bitter half " for his knack with the women, but that ' s too personal to mention. Eoines. " Fire " in the class play. Bobert Schuls — " Bob " is one of the two best yell leaders Manual has ever had. It seems as though Bob is envied by Bill for his sex appeal but we won ' t go into that. Boines. Vice-president of the " X " section of the Hi-T Club. Chairman of scenery committee of the class play. Don Schortemeier — Managed the ropes behind stage for the class play but came out before the foot lights in the May Day celebration as Neptune ' s messenger. Why can ' t all boys be handsome? Don got more than his share of good looks. Secretary of Roines. Harold Schults — Tries to get all of his rooms close together, so that he won ' t have far to walk between classes. We think the real reason is that the exercise is too strenuous for him because he has high " blond " pressure. Mfiry Scele — A Manual girl who will be missed, for she is capable, dependable, gracious, a good student and a beautiful blonde. Presi- dent of the G. L. M. Director of " On With the Show. " President of the Junior Red Cross, " X " section. Masoma. Paul Shanks — One of the squarest shooters Manual ever had. Ex- cellent example of a good sport. An all round athlete. Girls, he ' s the fellow who wears that keen block " M. " Senior Booster June Seniors I w wm j Minnie Shapiro — Certainly will make an excellent secretary for some- one. Has lovely auburn hair that artists love to paint. Why does she like Purdue? Phil Sheridan — He ' s taking a supervised course of study under Rip- ley. Believe it or not! Certainly does have dimples and makes use of them. Beryle Short — A quiet sweet girl. An ex-Latin star and at present, a Civic star. Always seen with Mary Louise. Recording secretary of the " Y " section of the Business Girls ' club. Gussie Silverman— Gussie ' s the only one who could sell Mr. Ford a Chevrolet. A small personified issue of energy, intelligence and per- sonality. Has made an enviable record as a Booster agent. Personals. Opal Simpson — One of our good looking brunettes. A good dancer. Has a weakness for someone with blue eyes. Ask Opal why she took Bookkeeping III. Wilbur Smelser — Leah ' s brother, Tyltyl, in the class play. Didn ' t they make a charming couple? Wilbur hopes to go to Hollywood some day. All the June seniors will go to his first picture no matter where it is shown. Vice-president of the Political Science club. Mary Louise Smith — Bears a marked resemblance to another class member. She ' s Beryle ' s twin. Certainly knows her shorthand. Sweet and demure. Masoma. Helen Spackc — Mr. Hanske ' s former " ehem " star and besides she knows Virgil from V to L. Helen can manage the worries. A member of that famous musical family. Masoma. Norman Stanley — One of Manual ' s " stretch-outs. " Has a weakness for small girls. Didn ' t he elope with one in " On With the Show " ? Wonder what happened to that football mustache. William Stolen — " Bill " is known to every son and daughter of Man- ual and they all know him as a great practical joker. A good mixer in any crowd. Kathryn- Stewart — Has taken all the history that she can. Glee Club warbler. One of the perfect southside blondes. Class play. Masoma. John Stih — Handsome and smart. Dont rush, ladies, he has no heart for you. Johnny is a frequenter of the Top Ten group and one of Mr. Trickey ' s star draftsmen. The school will lose a real student uiiri] lie is T.-nluatecl. Senior Booster L9 June Seniors Beulah Storm — One of Miss Haynes ' Coop girls. Did you ever hear of anyone having a regular tenth hour period? Beulah did. Isn ' t she a hard-worker? Flon nee Styers — Popular member of the H. Y. S. club. Can she sing blues at parties? Loves to recite in speech class and especially likes history. Thelma Swann — The pretty, vivacious little " bell hop " who danced her way into our dreary lives, one morning in the auditorium. Flo Ziegfeld would be glad to give her a contract. Class play. Helen L. Taylor — Small, but mighty. Just watch her dance. Does she know how? Helen was one of the blue children in the class play. Eda Thane — Where did she get such beautiful curly hair? Has a knack for making her own dresses. On the class play costume com- mit tee. LaGrange Thompson — One of the girls who will be missed when she leaves. She could and did, do things. One of the five who produced " On With the Show. " She was the charming grandmother in the class play. Secretary of the Girls ' League VIII. Masoma. Clarence Thormeyer — Clarence drives a Studebaker roadster. (1917 model) It always takes " him " there and brings " her " back. Did you know Clarence is a fisherman of note? Class play. Margaret Thornton — One of the reasons why Chemistry teachers don ' t go crazy. Was one of Miss Ewing ' s select state Glee Club champions. Good student. Bosc Toback — Always sees the bright side of life. Certainly can make one cheer-up. Did you know Eose is going to France? Mil ton Totten — Since the panels were made for the Senior Booster, Milton has dropped out of school. Louise Tyler — What Louise doesn ' t know about law isn ' t worth knowing. Louise ' s ambition is to be a real " steno. " Typist for both regular and Senior Booster and there never has been a better one. Charlotte Underwood — " Charly ' s " always full of pep. Did you ever see her when she wasn ' t giggling ? Knows how to dance and cer- tainly does. Judy McFall ' s smaller and other half. Served on the property committee for the class play. Frank Van Sickle — Another good natured, smiling Manualite. Preacher (as he is better known) is a steady worker and has many friends. Stage carpenter for the class play. Angela Vinci — An " Art for Art ' s sake " girl. Whenever you see Angela, there also will you see Katherine Haley. Worked on the class play scenery besides being in the play. 20 Senior Booster June Seniors Mary E. Vols — Everyone at Manual knows her, as she worked be- hind the cash register at the candy counter. Mary was not tempted by sweets. Business manager for the regular Booster. Orlena Wagner — One of our smiling, peppy brunettes. Good dancer. We wonder why she likes the third period? Yes, he ' s in 135-B. If you want to tind Orlena look for Opal Simpson. Chester Weigle — A little tease, although you wouldn ' t believe it on first acquaintance. Chester sees that the Indianapolis Star appears each day. Why doesn ' t someone give him a break and let him com- pete for a Bottom Ten button? Willis Welton — Knows chemistry — and how? If you don ' t believe " Willie " plays football, look at his report card. Good kid — when he wants to be. Senior Booster business staff. Leali Whaley — Heroine of the class play, the " Blue Bird. " Has marvelous ability as a. dancer. One of the producers of " On With the Show. " Her popularity with the student body and faculty is due to a pleasing personality. Mori L. White man — An hour in the class play. In the May day dance. She combines gym and commercial work on her program but seems to prefer the former. Her grace and dignity add to her charm. Marjorie Williams — Coal black hair, laughing eyes beneath long lashes and a happy smile are the characteristics of this young lady. ' Ruby Williams — Little but mighty. Tell her a joke and listen to her giggle. Ruby and Beryle Short are inseparable. Clifford Wilson — Clifford inherited a love for Manual from his family . •mil lie has " carried on " as faithfully as anyone could. Manual needs more dependable folks like Clifford. Class play. Abie Winter — We wonder if he inherited his ability as a salesman and wisecracker. He surely knows his dates in History VIII and has learned some things about Honest Abe. During the fifth period he is always wondering how many more minutes till lunch. John Wood — One of those boys who drives a Ford. Has Johnny or the Ford got the " pick up " ? The only competitor of Stan Laurel. His million dollar smile adds credit to the army. Was grandfather in the class play. Donald Wright — The future Prince of Wales but temporarily an usher at the Indiana. Drives an old Dodge. Sh ! a secret — ' tis rumored " Don " likes a certain Marie. Albert Yosha — A true Manualite. Small but mighty and can be heard occasionally. Albert is always ready for a good practical joke. Ida Zimmerman — Curls, smiles and brains all combined into one clever little girl called Ida. She has made a secure place for herself in tlie hearts of her classmates anil the faculty. Associate editor of the Booster. Masoma. Senior Booster • ' l THE BOOSTER Published by The June, 1930, Senior Class of Emmerich Manual Training High School Entered as second-class matter March 30, 1912, at Indianapolis, Indiana, under Act of March, 1879. Editorial Staff Jack Saulcy Editor-in-Chief John Kosaveach Associate Editor Genevo Gandolf Sports Editor Ida Zimmerman Features Personals — Gussie Silverman, Margaret Bartholomew, Joan Boswell, Virginia Ashley, Horace Jenner, Sara Mandell, Anna Presutti, Hugh Scutter, Charles Cambridge, Bruce Buark, Eae Shirley Davis, Flor- ence Cheadle, Kenneth Grow and Buth Noerr. Lois Graff, Louise Tyler Typists Robert Montgomery Jokes Miss Singleton Sponsor Business Staff Elizabeth Bissell Business Manager Business Staff — May Kirk, Leo Kirch, Ruby Mabee, Willis Welton. In School Sales — William Covert, Melvin Henselmeier, Mary Volz. Miss Haynes Sponsor " BETTER THAN OUR BEST " As Father Time always keeps tomorrow be- fore us, so must we always keep a clear shadow of our fleeting best just within our grasp. The best, Ave realize, must cease to be our best as we move toward it. Always must we strive for that which is just beyond our grasp. Our best, like a jeweled crown which turns to the food of experience at our touch, must be far- ther away and richer than that which has gone before. One better than our best — this must be our goal. How unfortunate it would be to grasp, with hands void o f the magic touch of ambition, the crown of attainment and place it on our heads. How Ave should starve for that nourishing morsel which would strengthen us for another step ! Often only one timely self-imposed in- centive for progress is all that is needed to take advantage of the inertia of our accomplish- ment to make it " Better Than Our Best. " TO THE FACULTY When we. the June 1930 Seniors, leave Emmerich Manual Training High School, in our minds there will be an impression that will not be fully appreciated until future years. Our appreciation without doubt goes to the members of our distinguished faculty, who through our time at Manual have been an out- standing influence in advising us. This advice and, perhaps, resented suggestions will be re- flected in our characters and also our successes in years to come. When we entered here as freshmen, we soon came to know and realize the fact that the members of our faculty were people out of the ordinary. They seemed to take interest in each and every student, and as four years have rolled by we find that the interest has not died but that it is stronger than ever. So, in our humble way, we, the June 1930 Seniors, wish to thank the members of the Manual Training faculty with our appreciation for the interest that has been shown us. John Kosaveach,, Associate Editor. OUR AIM After the climax of a four-year sojourn on the elements of education, the inevitable ques- tion arises " Where do we go from here? " This question can be answered only by the individ- ual, but one thing definitely applying to every individual may be stated. Pick one star to shoot at, and aim at that goal. If there are others in the way, get them too. Bring them down to your feet, but do not linger over them for the big one must be cap- tured. This is just a new way of repeating an age old axiom that " a rolling stone gathers no moss, " but even now it is as logical as it was the day it was first written. For anyone starting out to succeed, a good tiling to keep in mind is the one ultimate pur- pose. And a good way to do this is to make each immediate one a stride in the right direc- tion. Jack Saulcy, Editor. APPRECIATION The Senior Booster staff extends its true gratitude and appreciation to all who helped in any way to make this book a success. 00 Senioe Boosteb CLASS PLAY IDA ZIMMERMAN Many oil ' s and airs were heard in the aud- ience on the night of April 11, 1930, when the curtain arose on the scene of the fairy ' s palace from " The Blue Bird. " Maurice Maeterlinck, the Belgium play- wright, has woven the ancient symbol of hap- piness, the bluebird, into a beautiful and charming play which was remarkably well presented by a cast of sixty from the June, 1930, senior class. They feel that they have presented one of the most beautiful and worth- while class plays produced in recent years. It is the story of two children who have a wonderful dream on Christmas eve — a dream of a search for happiness. More than one hundred seniors answered the first call for tryouts. From this large group, sixty were chosen, and for weeks the cast worked diligently with Miss Lola Perkins and Miss Maude Blackwell who gave generously of their time and energy to produce succe ss- fully " The Blue Bird. " In the first act, in the wood-cutter ' s cottage, two children, Mytyl and Tyltyl, wake up on Christmas eve and, going to the window, see a coach arriving at the home of their rich neighbors. Thinking over their neighbors ' good luck, they fall asleep. They dream that a witch comes into their house, and after she asks questions as to the color of her eyes and hair, she turns into the Fairy Berylune, who sends the children in search of the bluebird for her little daughter who is ill. She allows the children to take with them the necessities of life — Fire, who always wants to fight with Water, who always fought back ; Bread, who cut slices of bread from his tummy and fed the children ; Milk, who broke her pitcher ; and Sugar, with the wiggly striped candy fingers. The children were also allowed to take with them the Cat and Dog (who could meow and bow-wow realistically). On the Avay, Mytyl and Tyltyl have many fine adventures — at the Fairy ' s palace, where they are given beautiful clothes and where Tyltyl uses his magic diamond. The Fairy Berylune gives her wand to Light, who then leads the children in their search. On the way, they visit the Land of Memory, where they see their grandparents. Light then directs them to the graveyard, where, after much suspense, they find there are no dead after all. THE CAST Tyltyl Wilbur Smelser Mytyl Leah Whaley Light Lenore Bundberg Fairy Berylune ...Mary Stierwalt Neighbor Berlingot Edith Murphy Daddy Tyl Fred Kattau Mummy Tyl Helen Buth Davis Gaffer Tyl John Wood Granny Tyl La Grange Thompson Tyltyl ' s Brothers and Sisters — ....Elisabeth Rocker, Vir- ginia Amato, Earl Eutsell, Lillian Horwits, Bebecca Cohen, Clarence Thormeyer, Charles Hawthorne. Time Budolph Klinge Neighbor Berlingot ' s Little Daughter Bebecca Cohen Tylo, the Dog William Covert Tylette, the Cat Kenneth Campbell Bread .....Bobert Davis Sugar Bobert Montgomery Fire William Schuls Water Marguerite Boatman Milk Baby Mabee The Hours — Kathryn Stewart, Dorothy Bearick, Mary Whiteman, Joan Boswell, Veneta Cox, Elisabeth Bissell, Florence Condrey, Mollie Levinsky, Thelma Swann, Buth Noerr, Sarah Beilach, Binca King. Angels — Dorothy Buddell, Virginia Ashley, Dorothy Brothers, Florence Cheadle, Dorothy Kiewitt, Eva Overfelt, Maxine Hervey. Children of the Future — Marie Grossman, Elisabeth Hocker, Angela Vinci, Lillian Horwits, Anna Lip- ken, Thelma Swann, Wilma Davis, Veneta Cox, Mil- dred Lipp, Joan Boswell, Virginia Amato, Flora Fendergast, Florence Condrey, Bebecca Cohen, Laura Hoy, Helen Taylor, Mildred Midkiff, Mollie Levinsky, Helen Spacke. Loaves of Bread — William Lockman, Bobert Davis, Del- bert Pieper, William Dembroff, Clifford Wilson, Earl Hutsell. In the kingdom of the Future, represented by a beautiful scene in blue, where Father Time with his scythe allows but a few chil- dren at a time to take their gifts and leave for the earth kingdom, the children see their future brothers and sisters. At last, after a weary search they come once more to the door of the wood-cutter ' s cottage Avhere they bid good-bye to their many new friends. In the awakening scene, the children find the blue bird, happiness, in their own humble cot- tage. Mr. Winslow and the orchestra did much to add to the entertainment of the audience, and to the pleasure that " The Blue Bird " offered. Senior Booster 23 CLASS PLAY 24 Senior Booster Class Play Technical Staff IDA ZIMMERMAN " The group of stage assistants that I had for ' The Blue Bird ' was more willing to work than any group I have ever had in any class play. " With these words, Mr. Lewis Finch, stage man- ager for many class plays, summarized the Avork the June 1930 technical staff did for the production of " The Blue Bird. " It necessitated fast work on the part of the stage assistants to change the settings between scenes and to have the lighting effects so perfect and to do all that was done to give the proper background for the work of the cast. The setting for the first scene, the woodcut- ter ' s cottage, that resembled many of the peas- ant homes of Belgium, was designed by Ade- laide Woerner and Nellie Truitt. The first scene of Act II was at the Fairy Berylune ' s palace, which had towers and turrets like real Fairyland castles and was the design of Irma Miller and Grace Kramer. Edward Fox and Carl Zike designed the scene of the Land of Memory, that made one dream of the happy past. The entrance to the Graveyard was the design of William Niehaus. Lionel McCracken and John Schumann designed the Graveyard proper, where one expected ghosts to dance, but they did not. Katherine Haley was in charge of the beautiful scene of the Kingdom of the Future, which portrayed the home of the children of the future who were guarded by Time and seven angels. The seventh scene, the Green Door, was the scene of the Leave-taking, and was designed by William Niehaus. The last scene, the Awakening, was the same as the first and was in charge of the same committee. While the arl students had charge of the stage and settings, Miss Haynes and her Sales- manship classes had charge of the advertising campaign within the school. The delicious bluebird cookies that were served in the lunch room during the class play campaign and the bluebird frieze across the front of the lunch room were the ideas of the Salesmanship classes. Those students made the magic diamond cap, wooden leg, frying pan, and the fairy wand that the members of the east wore as symbols of the parts they played. This manner of advertisement helped make the ticket sale so successful. V ' s Diary was composed by Mr. Moffat ' s sec- ond hour Composition VIII class and mimeo- graphed by the Office Training girls. To the many teachers and students who gave their services and helped to make " The Blue Bird " such a huge success, great thanks is here- by given them by the June 1930 seniors. Especial thanks is given to Miss Perkins, and Mr. Finch for the work they have done for the June class of 1930. THE STAFF Stage Manager Mr. Lewis Finch Assistants : Scenery — Eobert Sehulz, chairman; Walter Chappell, Simon Portnov, William Covert, George Kramer, Eobert Burton, Delbert Pieper. Electricians — Kenneth Click, Charles Henzie. Curtain and Call Man — Orville Meyer. Heavy Properties — Norman Brody, Herbert Gilligan, Clifford Wilson. Bopes — Don Schortemeier, Clarence Thormeyer. Stage Carpenter Mr. Weigler Assistants — Frank Van Sickel, Bruce Buark, and Boys in the Shop II Classes. Properties Miss Maude Blackwell Assistants — Charlotte Underwood, Dorothy Coverdill, Minnie Locks. Costumes — Design Mrs. Hiner Assistants — Dorothy Buddell, Beatrice Keith, Beatrice Oppenheim, Anna Presutti, Catherine Manson, Helen Buth Davis, Leota Beimer. Making Miss Sehaefer Assistants — Anna Lipken, Anna Presutti, Buth Hubbard, Charlotte Underwood, Dorothy Buddell, Leota Beimer, Marie Grossman, Eda Thane. Music Mr. Winslow Publicity — Mr. Clayton, Miss Singleton, Miss Haynes, Mr. Moffat. Assistants — Kathleen Barnes, Minnie Locks, Dorothy Buddell, Florence Cheadle, Norbert Osborn, Ken- neth Campbell, Melvin Henselmeier, Walter Chap- pell, William Lockman, and Second Hour Comp. VIII Class. Business Miss Arda Knox Assistants — Senior Class. Prompter Charlotte Heflin Program Mary Hawkins Make-up Mr. Davis, Miss Denney Dancing — The Hours — Directed by Miss Siling Fire and Water — Directed by Mrs. Hente Loaves of Bread — Directed by Mr. Bomeiser Senior Booster 25 Class History LEO KIRCH It was September 7, 1926. For the first time the future June 1930 seniors sat as students in the beautiful auditorium of dear old Man- ual. We were an unusually large group of freshmen, and although we firmly believed that safety lay in numbers there came a feeling, deep down within us. that we Avere extremely small and insignificant after all. Then Mr. McComb rose to give us his words of welcome. As he talked there loomed before us. for the first time, a vision of the mighty Tower of Knowledge. What a wonderful struc- ture it seemed as it rose stone upon stone to vanish from sight among the clouds! We learned that, we were to construct this marvel- ous building and each would have a part to play. Then we understood the reason why we were freshmen. Before long Ave were wandering through the halls and were being assigned the work best fitted for us. Some went to the shops, some to the art department while others went to the home economics and commercial departments. Everyone Avas busy at something, because a great deal of planning and careful study was necessary to make the construction absolutely perfe ct. Finally the first year passed. The foundation and corner stone had been laid. The second year Ave returned with renewed energy and vigor. We Avere eager to begin the actual construction. Being Avell trained Ave naturally advanced rapidly. Our building be- gan to take the shape of a most beautiful struc- ture. The glistening white marble facing be- gan to assume wonderful proportions, and the interior structure Avas developing marvelously. Occasionally troubles arose, but Ave always sur- mounted these obstacles, and before the end of the year the work was more than half com- pleted. Then came the third year. By this time Ave began to realize how important our prelimin- ary training was. Some of our less active workers quit or were discharged but others always came to fill their places. It Avas dur- ing this year that many of our members be- came outstanding as leaders in their respective undertakings. Finally the year began to draw to a close, and at the same time our tower was completed. Completed but not yet finished ! We still had the fine points and many finishing touches to add. So promptly at the beginning of the fourth year Ave gathered in room 135. What a scandal Ave created by our horrible conduct! Still it lingers as a pleasant memory. We did what Ave were at first told to do — get ac- quainted. At our first meeting, early in Octo- ber, Ave elected Wilbur Harris to be Building Superintendent and Melvin Henselmeier as his assistant. Joan Boswell was chosen Book- keeper and Recorder while Mary Stierwalt was appointed Controller. Immediately our leader started things mov- ing by appointing several committees. We wanted a color which was to be the basis of all our designs, so Edith Murphy was put in charge of a committee to collect samples of colors. Wishing a banner and armband to be done in this color, Wilbur appointed Angela Vinci and Kenneth Grow to work on respective committees. Then since Ave desired a fitting motto to adorn our banner, Leo Kirch Avas given a committee which was to provide the same. In a Aery short time AA r e had chosen crimson as our color and a beautiful design by Bruce Ruark for our armband. The efforts of the motto committee culminated on March 13 when Ave chose " Better than our best " as our class motto. Then proving ourselves consistent in our artistic tastes avc chose Bruce Ruark ' s banner design. In the middle of the year Ave again elected Wilbur Harris to be our leader. Harry Har- niiin was chosen as his assistant, while Joan BosAvell and Mary Stiei ' Avalt Avere assigned to their former duties. Just about this time it was decided that Ave must have a word picture of our building ex- periences, so Ave chose Jack Saulcy as editor in-chief of a booklet entitled the Senior Booster. He in turn picked John Kosaveach as associate editor, and Elizabeth Bissell as busi- ness manager. Since our tower was at last nearing comple- tion Ave wished to have several festival days. For the first of these Ave decided upon a play. So on April 10 and 11, Maeterlinck ' s " Blue Bird " was presented, and what a delightful presentation it Avas. Then it was suggested that Ave leave behind us some symbol, some living symbol, which would increase in size and beauty as the years passed on. To plant an ivy vine, which would grow over our Tower of Knowledge, was deemed appropriate as it would always be reaching higher and higher as would aac Miss Helen Tipton was asked to sponsor our lA r y hay celebration. We accepted Virginia Ash ley ' s Ivy Poem and Florence Cheadle ' s Ivy Song. Then on May 9 Ave had a clever Ivy Day program. {Continued on Page 26) 26 Senior Booster IVY DAY IDA ZIMMERMAN To be, or not to be — that was the question. But with Miss Tipton as sponsor, everyone knew that the June 1930 seniors would, after all, have a beautiful Ivy Day program. The seniors marched down the aisles to music played by an orchestra, led by Mr. Winslow. In front of the curtain was held the beautiful class banner designed by Bruce Kuark and executed by Anna Presutti who held the banner before the seniors as they as- sembled. It bore the class motto " Better Than Our Best. " When the curtain opened, the officers of the .June 1930 class were seated around a table covered with a gleaming cloth and banked high with beautiful flowers. Their conversation turned to the problem of what flower would be the most fitting to choose for the .Tune seniors. The president, Wilbur Harris, suggested that the lieur de lis, the French lily, would be an appropriate gift. At the close of his speech, Lenore Rundberg, dressed as a French girl, and Kenneth Grow, as a French officer, sang the French version of " Memories of France. ' " Edythe Murphy next suggested that the shamrock should be chosen; Virginia Amato, Florence Condrey, Elizabeth Hocker, and Helen Taylor tried to prove Edythe ' s point by giving an Irish dance. At this point in the conversation, Norman Stanley suggested the chrysanthemum of Japan and Tlielma Swann, doing a charming Japanese dance, almost convinced the party. But to Dorothy Ruddell ' s suggestion of the ivy vine as a fitting emblem of th e class, Mary Stierwalt agreed so Virginia Ashley read the Ivy Day poem she had written, aud Florence Cheadle played the Ivy Day song, the words and music of which she had composed. After this evidence was presented in favor of the ivy vine, the decision was made in its favor. So Wilbur Harris presented our principal with the ivy vine and Mr. McComb gave a short talk on " Better Than Our Best, " the class motto. Carl Hanna, as president of the January senior class, accepted the care of the silver trowel which the June president proffered him. With the singing of " On Manual " another Ivy Day program became a link in the chain of such festivals. The June seniors, together with their guests the post-graduates and the January seniors, then went to the boys ' gymnasium where danc- ing was enjoyed. THE GIFT A gift we leave old Manual Before we journey on A symbol of this Ivy day That lives when we are gone. A gift not rich with splendor And yet we hold it high Its beauty grows with every year To thrive when spring comes by. A gift we leave old Manual, That will not die with time But cling to you as we to you, We give this Ivy Vine. Virginia Ashley. IVY DAY SONG We Seniors now humbly come to honor, Our day of the Ivy Vine — , A token of faith and love we give, ' Tis one we hope will always live, And, as we dedicate this living Ivy, We plant into our hearts our motto — , " Better than our best, " to be, Oh thou Ivy Vine — . As we tread the paths of our new living, A day comes to us again — , When as a symbol we planted you, When faith and love were planted too — . Then, dedicated we, the living Ivy, And graved upon our hearts our motto, " Better than our best " to be, Oh thou Ivy Vine — . Florence Cheadle. CLASS HISTORY (Continued from Page 25) Finally our monument was so near comple- tion that on May 23 we had an Open House Day which was called Class Day. Mr. Hanske and Miss Ewing arranged an appropriate and interesting program. The class history was given by Leo Kirch, while a most truthful prophecy was given by Norman Stanley. Ken- neth Grow proved a very generous Giftorian, and Robert Beeson ably took charge of our Last W ill and Testimony. And now our wonderful Tower of Knowledge is finished and as we pass from it out into the world let us consider it not a monument to the past but a guiding light to the future. Senior Booster 27 SENIOB ATHLETICS GENEYO (JAXIK)LF Paul Middleton turned his attention to track during his last two years at Manual. His specialties ;ire the broad jump and high jump. Paul also did some pole vaulting. He took athletics seriously and made it his business to always do his best. Roy Beattie has been on the football team for three years and on the track squad for two years. He played in the line and the back- field on the football team and played either position well. One who always could be de- pended on. Also put the shot with the thinly- clads. Paul Kleppe was a three sport man as he participated in football, baseball and basket- ball. He was on the varsity football squad for three years. During this time he played guard, center and full-back and was also a capable punter. Paul has been on the baseball team for two years and on the basketball team for the same length of time. A slagging outfielder with the diamond nine. Willis Welton played baseball for two years and made the football team in his senior year. " Willy " played quarterback on the football squad and developed into a good open held runner. Also played a bang-up game in left held for the baseballers. Norman Stanley devoted two years to track and three years to football. Second learn in basketball. In track he won the high hurdles and cleared the bars in real style. Played end in football and even grew a mustache to prove that he is a " he-man. " Oscar Bodenberg played his usual hard game at end with the football squad of last sea- son. He also played football under Mr. Boese in 1927. " B ode " was another " Bill " Woerner when it came to catching passes. He played equally well on both the offense and defense. Norbert Osborn devoted most of his time to track and football. " Norb " played football for two seasons, alternating between the back-field and tackle. He showed up well in his last year. His brilliant defensive play won for him a Purdue alumni medal. Kan with the relay team in the sectional. A shot-put artist with the thinly-elads. Paul Shanks has been on the baseball team for the past three years. He has played both second and third base. Paul always came through in the pinches, in football he played one year at guard and the next year at center. This lad was a tough fighter and was the main- stay of the line. Robert Schulz ran the quarter mile in track last year. Has always put forth his best ef- forts for Manual in any athletic event. Also was a member of Mr. Moffat ' s tennis team. Herbert Gilligan is familiar to Manual sportdom as a football player. " Herb " played guard and made a very creditable showing. Showed himself to be a hard fighter. lie was kept out of action during most of the past season because of injuries. Orville Meyer has played football for two seasons. His favorite position was guard. He was an outstanding player and was always de- pendable. Orville could be found at the right place, at the right time. He never gave up. Charles Higgs has played basketball for three years. His lighting spirit has helped him win against odds time after time. He played a stellar game at either backguard or floor-guard. Charlie was the only undefeated player of last year ' s championship golf team. He delivers in the pinches. Robert Burton played basketball for three seasons. He made up for his small size by his speed and shiftiness. " Bob " handled the ball like an expert. His floor work was fine and his team work was far above the average. Genevo Gandolf played guard on the varsity football team during 1928 and 1929. Was a member of freshman team during 1926. " Gene " always gave his best in every game. He helped manage the basketball team during 1928-29. Sports writer for the Booster during his senior vear. THE HERO SPEAKS Miss Iske: When was Rome built? Wilbur Smelser: At night. Miss Iske: Who told you that? Wilbur Smelser: Why-er, you told us once, " Rome was not built in a day. " NO USE Florence G: I feel as if I were going to faint. John Wood: Great Scott, don ' t faint. I wouldn ' t know what to do. F. C. (disgusted) : Oh, well, then there ' s no use fainting. 28 Senior Booster TRACK TEAM BASKETBALL TEAM BASEBALL TEAM Senior Booster L ' !t GIRLS ' TENNIS TEAM BOYS ' TENNIS TEAM " BILL " AND " BOB " SCHULZ MANUAL BAND :: Senior Booster GIEL EESEEVES HI-Y CLUB JUNIOE EED CEOSS Senior Booster :;i AVIATION CLUB SCIENCE CLUB EADIO CLUB Senior Booster LATIN CLUB GERMAN CLUB SPANISH CLUB Senior Boos t e R ;:;: H Y S CLUB ROINES CLUB MASOMA CLUB :;4 Senior BooSte JUNIOE DRAMA LEAGUE " Y " JUNIOR DRAMA LEAGUE " X " ODD NUMBER CLUB Senior Booster 35 FRENCH CLUB BUSINESS GIRLS CLUB " X ' BUSINESS GIRLS CLUB " Y ' Senior Booster COMMISSI! )XED OFFICEES RIFLE TEAM MANUAL SERVICE TEAM Senior Booster 37 POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB CIVICS CLUB girls i;i,i;i; ci.ri; Senior Booster JOKES ROBERT MONTGOMERY NO SUCH ANIMAL HLS STRONG POINT Genevo Gandolf: What are diplomatic rela- Is your husband much of ;i provider, lions, Mr. Moore? Malindy? Mr. Moore: There are no such people, lie ain ' t nothing else, ma ' am. He ' s gwine Genevo. get some new furniture providin ' he gets the GOLF DAYS money; he ' s gwine to get the money providin ' Bob Beeson and Charles Higgs sliced their he goes to work: he ' s gwine to work providin ' drives into the rough and went in search of the job suits him. I never see such a providin ' the halls. They searched for a long time with- man in all mail days. out success, and a kindly old lady watched them with sympathetic interest. Finally, after the search had lasted half an hour, she spoke to them. " I don ' t want to bother you, gentlemen, " she said, " hut would it he cheating if I told vou where thev are? ' ' YOU I ' FKTIAI ' S " I suppose you expect your son to set the world on tire, " remarked one friend to an- other. " From certain indications, it seems that he is only going to warm a chair, " gloomily re- marked his Dad. WHY GUILTY? Mr. Perkins: Put why do you want to change from tuba [(laying to playing the bass drum ? Bob Davis: I find you can defend yourself better with drumsticks than with tubas. NOT NECESSARY " You may now kiss the bride, " said the par- son at the fatal ceremony. " I ' ve done that already, " replied the groom. ECONOMY SIGNALS MIXED Say, Mose, how come yo ' is so banged up? I was talkin ' when Ah should have been list ' ning. ONE USE AT LEAST Mr. Hanske: Wilbur, can you tell me one of t he uses of cowhide? Wilbur Harris: Er, yes. sir. It keeps the cows together. ACCOMMODATING Lady of the House: Mary, where is the tele- phone? Mary: Mrs. Brown sent over to see if she could use it. so 1 sent it over to her. But I had a terrible time getting it off the wall. FRESHMAN DAYS " Am I the first girl you ever kissed? " she asked, coyly. " I ' ll say you are, " he said. " Yes, hut am I, " she insisted. PLAGIARISM The timid but youthful young authoress placed her contribution on .Mrs. Ping ' s desk. ' Are you sure this is original? " asked Mrs. " Now, be sure to wash your hands, " admon- Bin " ' , suspiciously. i shed Mrs. Pieper. " All but the punctuation, " ' replied Ethel Delbert: " I don ' t need to. I never raise my Jenkins, " I changed that in places. " hand when the teacher asks a question. " OF COURSE " Jimmie, you shouldn ' t talk like that to your Miss Went .: What good do vou expect to playfellow, " said the Sunday School teacher. gel out of trigonometry? ' ? ave J™ ever thought of heaping coals on Rudolph Klinge: It ought to help me park his head. ,e car downtown when I ' m in a hurry. T . No . ' but lf s a P each ot an ldea re P hed Jimniie. EASY Virginia Ashley: I don ' t see how you tell Judge: Now, Mose, you must remember to the Schulz twins apart. tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but •loan Boswell: That ' s easy. Pill always the truth, blushes when we meet. Mose: Golly, my case am lost right now. tl Senior Booster, 39 AUTOGRAPHS 40 Senior Booster AUTOGRAPHS THE Senior Booster JANUARY 1930 mm m INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA f- rewor i T HAS been the endeavor of the staff to produce in this book, a record of class and school activities which will furnish a lasting source of fond memories. If we succeed in reviving pleasant reco- llections in later years and in bringing back vividly the pictures of our days at Manual, the staff will feel amply repaid for their efforts. . CHARLES STALLWOOD, Editor-in-Chief ALVIN BREHOB Associate Editor Published by The January 1930 Senior Class of Manual Training High School indianapolis, indiana 8 E N I B BOOSTER January Seniors Mr. McComb — Our principal and leader. There is a picture in the mind ' s eye of each of us that will always remain. That picture is Mr. McComb standing on the auditorium stage and talking to us from the depths of his heart. Mr. McComb, we revere and salute you. Cedric White — Sounds English, doesn ' t it? Has won many honors at Naval Camp. He ' s the best president ot the best class Manual has ever had. He also shows his executive ability by being president of Eoines. All around good fellow. Mr. Sharp, Vice-Principal — The man who has grown into our hearts. There are not a lot of people like Mr. Sharp, and our c lass has come to the conclusion we couldn ' t do without him. For anything or everything give him a chance, and if he hasn ' t the time he ' ll find it. Mr. Sanders, Vice-Principal — When we learned to know Mr. Sanders we found him to be a fine fellow. Mr. Sanders is a " fixer of troubles " — no trouble is too small or too large. And you may always be sure he is square with the pupil. To Miss Brady and Miss Moore, who have faithfully guided our destinies for two semesters, Ave dedicate the January 1930 Senior Booster. Not only have they been our roll-room teachers but helpful friends as well. The January 1931 class is assured of success if they are fortunate enough to have Miss Brady and Miss Moore for their roll-room sponsors. Irma Scilz — The efficient secretary of our class. Peter Carey in the class play. We still insist " precious things come in small packages " . " Ding " has a real collection of Top-Ten buttons. Personals. Masoma. President of French club. Alvin Brehob — Our peppy vice-president and roll room " rep " . Seen quite often talking to a certain " Billy " . Can ' t bother to weigh himself down with all his Top-Ten buttons. We wonder if he ate onions to become strong enough to carry little " Peter " around in the class play. Treasurer of Odd Number Club. Koines. Charles Hcnzie — The class treasurer and drum tickler. As Ralph Thurston in the class play he should teach drum lessons in the city instead of in Beulah. The band ' s old stand-by. Eoines. President of the " Y " section of the Science club. Charles Stallwood — Editor-in-chief of the Senior Booster — and lie has very capably handled the situation. Has been on Top- Ten so many times it has finally become natural. Assisted Mr. Finch during the class play. A real fellow. Roines. Dorothy Davids — Designer of the arm band and cover for the Senior Booster. We wonder if she is as interested in all Art as she is in modernistic type. Treasurer of the Art club. Served on Art committee for the class play. If any fresh- man girl needs a model, let her study Dorothy if she wants to be " just right. " Balph Green — Proved his efficiency by being manager of the Senior Booster and at the same time being in the class play. It is rumored that Ralph is the subject of much discussion among the weaker sex. Gilbert in the class play. £ E X I O h ' ' o o s T i: R January Seniors Harold Strait -Our artist — in fact " Soc " is president t ' the Art club. Helped advertise the class play and lias done many other things around Manual. Besides being our Class Prophel he is a wonderful fellow ask any girl. Junt Kempf Editor of the regular issue of the Booster and she was also May Queen. Winner of the Lincoln Oratorial contest, and president of English IN ' and English V, G. L. M. June served as the first secretary of our class. Vice-president of odd Number club. Exceptional as Lallie Joy in the class play. Masoma. Dorothy Pavey- Would tit nicely i " a " Bohemian " studio. Remember how she played for the Ivy Day dance. ' Dorothy also composed the music and wrote the words for the lw Day Song and the Class Song. Roger Miner The big " rush-man " from " Speedville " ! Always appears to be going somewhere. Wonder whom he hurries to meet. ' Has a permanent smile. That dancing class leader and our Will Maker. Roines. Harold Horwitz— -Secretary of the Art club. Has exceptional talent for writing mystery stories and for wielding the artist ' s tools. On the Art committee for the class play. Xmnui ' mn, u " Gentlemen prefer blondes, but they marry brunettes, " says Naomi, who has beautiful, coal-black hair. Designer of the class banner and Julia ill the class play. Helen Collin ' s better half. Masoma. Floretn Allanson— Made a wonderful leading lady as Nancy, the heroine of " Mother Carey ' s Chickens " . Wonder if she ever stops smiling 1 Has served her time as a card collector for the Masoma club. Alex Levin The hero of the class play " Mother Carey ' s Chickens " . We are still " laffin " with our peppy high steppin ' drum major. Joke editor of the Hooster. He ' s the class His torian and has taken his lessons seriously-- . ' Charles Ayres — No relation to L. S. Cadet Major of the R. 0. T. C. Winner of the Glossbrenner award in 1929. One reason why the army is so popular. Consistent Top-Tenner. Secretary of Ili-V. ' Feature editor of the Senior Booster. Roines. Mdiihn Armstrong — One of the many hard working Masomas whose grades never suffered because of work. If she didn ' t originate the saying " Oh yeah, " she has perfected the use of it. Properties committee for the class play. Masoma. Until Bader — Made a good assistant business manager and an equally efficient typist of the Senior Booster. She ' ll make a wonderful manager for a member of the opposite sex some day. Her latest weakness is a certain Chuck. No, he doesn ' t go to Manual. Business committee for the class play. Per- sonal committee. Inin Lambert — The great orator. Start an argument with him and you are parked for a week. Editor of " The Chirp " . Volume T, number 1— and its career was over. Personals. 8 E X I R BOOSTER January Seniors Viola Adams — A little brunette with personality. Viola has a sunny smile for everyone. She is always with Gertie. Costume committee for the class play. Alta Adamson — The girl with the big, brown eyes. We wonder who the big attraction is the fourth hour in 114. Alta is president of the " X " section of the Junior Red Cross. Masoma. Ottneel Adelman — A quite, efficient student who has a rare sense of humor. " Watch him rise in the world. A tennis star of no mean ability. Takes interest in Commercial subjects. A real Manual booster. Personal committee. Abe Alex — One of those rather quiet but friendly persons. Works hard in his English class. Likes his third period class better than all the others. Wonder why? That ' s it! Norien Ande rson — Leota Arndt ' s better half, Mrs. Dorman ' s shadow, and everybody ' s pal. Norien seems to have a weakness for blond athletes. Always in a hurry. (Wonder who he is?) Vice-president of the English VIII G. L. M. Properties com- mittee for the class play. Masoma. Mike Andric — Noted for his splendid dancing. Can be found any Friday night at the ballroom. Has that million dollar smile (grin). Identified with Mr. Ankenbrock ' s track squad. He was the " cat ' s meow " in the library pageant. Leota Arndt — Always seen with Norien Anderson. What ' s this we are hearing about Leota being interested in someone in 217-A? One girl that really knows how to blush. Properties committee for the class play. Alex Bernstein — Called " Honey " by his boy friends. Ask the girls why they call him that. On Manual ' s second basketball team. Gives the ballroom a " break " frequently. Eva Bluestein — If any of the girls in 217-A need chewing gum. they just call on ' Eva. One of the many Bluesteins who has proved her loyal Manual spirit. Properties committee for the class play. George Bradley — It ' s a secret but he ' s interested in a certain girl in a certain History VIII class in 103. No, we won ' t reveal her name. George is one who worked hard putting over the Senior Booster sales. George won a tie last year with an essay in salesmanship. Calla Brateman — Very jolly and always ready for a good time. We envy those big, brown eyes. Fort Wayne has quite an attraction for Calla. One of ' the three Brateman sisters now in Manual. Katie Brateman — One of Manual ' s experts in Commercial work. Here ' s a secret — Katie is Calla ' s sister. Loves to sing. Has a record for consistent attendance in room 217-A. There must be some attraction. 8 E N I O R H O () 8 T i: , ' January Seniors Miltlrid Britton— ' We wondered who it was she ' s always talk- ing aboul ami investigation revealed his name — Ward. ]f you want to find Mildred Britton, look for Mi Id rod Mattson. Charles Brittenback Ee and " (Yd " White are the January sailor boys. Assistant treasurer of the class, he helped relieve everybody in 217-A of his money. Even at that we ' ve got to admit he ' s 8 good fellow. Koines. Lena Brodsky — A real pep-session by hen about football and basket ball than any t Always with Lil. Interested in basket ball. Knows mi Ah, Brodsky -Bookkeeper for the Senior Booster. Ee has i nice personality, plus popularity. Ee is a member of th famous Kibitzer ' s Club. Tennis star. Anna Caplin One of the many Caplin Manualites. Ask Mr. Ilanske about the questions she asked in chemistry. Not only will she leave a good record behind her hut many friends as well. Alex Burris " Stub. " Our scrappy little baseball and foot- ball hero. We wonder if he has signed any other Booster besides Virginia ' s. One of the few who own a block " M. " Everyone will miss Alex after January. Vesta Clark — Better known as " Vesta Jane, " and also Merle ' s " worst half. " Enrolled as one of Manual ' s efficient pupils in Office Training. Assisted with the Senior Booster sales. Childers The only gi a weakness for keepini lull, Cohen Very attractive fill smile for the folks with wl Kenneth Ctrl: In the class play a brush, but in real life he does r of the Senior cdass ds to herself. lw:vs 1:-::: ; I: !tr- s in contact. Likes ited his pictures with cast and on the class play committee. Joke editor of the Senior Booster. Constantine Christ — Very active in history ami some day hopes to make that her profession. Her interest in doing worthwhile things for Manual is fully appreciated bv her classmates. Evelyn Craven -A cheerful smile plus personality — that ' s Eve- lyn. Certainly displays her Manual spirit at all athletic games. Has " that " giggle -yes, and it is original. Personal committee. 8 B N I R BOOSTER January Seniors Murl Cromwell — Better known as " Bed. " Usually silent but is everybody ' s friend. Someone always has to get the tough " breaks " — Bed got his in the collar-bone. Wonder if he ' s any relation to Oliver? Esther Decker — Esther likes her " Comp " class. If you will promise not to tell a soul, I ' ll tell you a little secret — Esther knows someone named " Joe " . Eugene Eitel — Plays a mean game of basket-ball. Wilbert Eggert ' s side-kick. An ardent supporter of " close harmony " . He ' ll take Gene Austin ' s place some day. Boines. Secretary of Political Science club. Francis Fechtman — Here is one fellow who never misses the funny side of life. Enjoys whistling during roll call. If ladies prefer blondes, they ' re in luck with Francis. Hasel Feuchter — Another of University Heights ' representa- tives at Manual. Always seems to be having a good time, for she never leaves her smile at home. Hazel is to be congratu- lated on being her own dressmaker. Esther Fields — Seems to like science, she talks about it so often. Popular with all her friends. On class play commit- tee, Class play prompter. Secretary-treasurer of the " X " section of the Junior Drama League. Merle Flake — Says she is a man hater. Wonder if she is still one outside of school? However she took home management seriously enough to excell in said subject. President of Eng- lish VIII. Saul Fogle — A small but mighty good booster for Manual. Interested in commercial law. Top Ten — motto committee — personal committee — that ' s Saul. Dorothy Fuller — Still has that school-girl complexion — oh yes, she uses Palmolive. Everybody knows and likes Dot. Mrs. Popham in the class play. Mr. Winslow ' s standby in Senior Orchestra. Personal committee. Virginia Gabard — One of the sweetest girls at Manual and she has hosts of friends. She used some of her sewing talent for the class play as she served on the costume committee. Masoma. Florence Gernstein — One of the few girl athletes. Always comes late to Office Training. Wonder why? Likes her com- mercial studies and is a star in bookkeeping. Morris Glazier — Interested in basketball. Stars on that cer- tain team. Likes his physiology class too. Usually seen around room 111. Business committee for class play. •; N I B BOO 8 T E . ' January Seniors Leah Goldstein The wonderful girl with the amiable dis- position. Thinks there is nobody like -well, that ' s her busi- ness. One of our busieal business girls. Properties commil tee. Helen Goldstein- One of a family thai has been loyal to Man ual for years. Helen is considered an excellent saleswoman by her employer, lias a pleasing personality. Virginia Hasslt r she ' s popular with who I Good in he niittee. .Masunia. work. Served on the proper! Eleanor Grow — One of Miss Scotten ' s Literature AMI I wi ders. Her motto, " This far and farther, " was selected by t elass. Kenneth is her brother and she claims him. Charlene Hodges One of Miss Eaynes ' salesmanship girls " . Seems to {Jet quite a " kick " out of going back and forth from school to work. Martha Herrforth—A veteran of the Girls ' Glee club. Was chosen for the part of Lady Vivian in the operetta " Pickles. " Personal committee for Senior Booster ami costume commit- tee for the class play. Mildred Jeungel— ' £o pronounce her nana ' is ■• faithful in doing her duty and willing t needed. What more could be asked I Evelyn Hunter— Very seldom heard hut we refrain from re- peating the old saying about still water. Can anyone guess why she is so interested in Tech. ' Herron Art Institute would miss Evelyn if she left. Il ' lin Kafoure — She ' s so quiet it was hard to rustle up her past history, hut when we got it we found many an A + - Many envy ' her curls, her pleasing personality, and her quiet reserve. Edwim Jose — Edwin ' s taste in colors is rather collegiate, in fact, he is a regular " Joe College. " He never gets tired walk- ing to school due to a sporty Oldsmobile coupe. Lester Kappmeyer — Well, here ' s " Pes " again! He go1 am- bitious and made his credits during the summer, lie lias been a minus quantity around Manual this semester. Kathrrinr KahJ — A quiet girl with a smile for each one of her friends. Better known to her friends as " Kate. " SENIOR BOOSTER January Seniors Elizabeth King — One of our peppy blondes. A regular at- tendant at tlie ballroom and one who knows her steps. The name Elizabeth King appeared on the June graduating list and again on the January list. How can this be? Clarence Koch — A little fellow? You don ' t know him! He ' s always smiling, and never blue like his sweater. Very likeable and there ' s a reason — magnetic is the first word — personality is the second. Martha Kim-near — One of our quiet brunettes with many friends. She likes her Co-operative salesmanship and repre- sents Manual well by her work uptown. Bonieta Klotschc — The multamagnus commercial student of the class. She ' s very good in shorthand — but can she spell? She is just the right sort of young woman to harass some business man. Louis Kos.sman — Might be small in stature but — oh — . He ' s a very good student. Ask him a question about anything — business law, economics, or even trigonometry. Two to one he can answer it. Dorothy Longer — Is always seen with a notebook and talking to herself — have no fear — she ' s only learning her Speech lesson. Dot ' s famous saying in roll call: " J ' ever hear the one about the — . " Has a pleasing personality. Typist for Senior Booster. Properties committee. Lillian Lang — A small girl of the class in a big way. She served on the publicity committee for the class play, has written personals, and — well what hasn ' t she done? We wonder if she likes to dance? Helen L.app — Dan Cupid says Helen will be the first bride of the class. As Mother Carey in the class play she brought honor to herself and her class. Loretta Lausmann — Another of our quiet girls. We never hear much from Loretta; perhaps she has too many outside affairs. Has a smile that ' s contagious. Bay Linson — A blonde football player and a real fellow. Girls, he has lots of money as he collects dues in 217 and is treasurer of Eoines. Sports editor of Senior Booster. Harry McGary — Came here from Seattle, Washington, but likes Indianapolis — especially Manual. One of those boys who has naturally curly hair. Personal committee. Booster staff. Was the dignified professor in the class play. Thelma McCoy — Thelma is always singing. Maybe some day she ' ll be a famous prima donna. Can giggle more than any two girls. Gets a big kick out of acting like a comedian; she says it just comes natural. SENIOR BOO S T E R January Seniors Mildred Mattson — Doesn ' t have so much to say as sonic of the others, but she ' s a real Manualite. Always willing to help out where help is needed. Now I ask you — What more could Harold MaaSS — With a few other seniors, Harold will be missed a great deal in the band and orchestra. He is quite a math- matician and knows how to add up grades. Takes a genuine pleasure in making Top-Ten. President of one section of the ffi-Y. Wayne Mendell— Way school), but quite liki and he knows when, wl is one of those quiet fellows (in ?. His favorite password is " Hi! " , , and how to use it. Also to whom. Marie Miller — Is reported to have made a good record as Exchange editor on the weekly Booster. She surely knew her property about the class play. Marie can well prove she is a Masoma, for she has just lots of that Manual spirit. Morris Nahmias— One of those T. D. H. young fellows. He win lies a lot about a certain blonde. Morris says he knows how to box — oranges. Lillian Moon — One of the songsters of our talented class. Lillian was an attendant for the May Queen last year. She expects to compete with Pola Negri in the " squawkies. " Fred Niedenthall—A very capable " Spanish cavalier " when he thrumbs that banjo and croons love tunes. He can ' t be Spanish though because he ' s a blonde. A valuable member of the art committees for the class play and the Senior Booster. Laura Nelson — She has the combination that works — almost anyone. Laura uses her artistic ability in " commercial " ways — for transportation and such. She could almost be an Oakland auto saleswoman. She has the pep and personality. Personal committee. President of the " X " section of Busi- Ilamj Oft— Harry ' s ambition is to become a silver tongued orator. It runs in the family — his brother is a salesman and owns a Marmon. This fellow is a competitor of H. B. H. especially when ho puts on a white sweater and white flannel trousers. Edna Osoorn— Truly a good, hard-thinking Manualite. Hasn ' t time for frivolities as she spends all her time on studies — and she gets them too. Xrd Perkins — Has that famous grin. We really can ' t imagine where Ned got such a pretty wave in his hair. He certainly was intelligent looking in the library pageant — he was that ghostly green-faced creature. Esther Patterson— Makes a typewriter look like a waffle — well it gets that hot anyway. She doesn ' t say much— perhaps she types it. 1(1 SENIOR BOOSTER January Seniors Lewis Pollack — An illustrious captain in the band. A Com- position VIIC shark in room 109. Lewis surely can keep his collar straight. With all his fun — it ' s not wise to take him seriously. Personals. Wrote the winning editorial on " Thrift. " Eose Pile — Is the good looking girl with the wonderful voice. AVe wonder how long her eighteen day diet lasted. Her one fault is losing her breath while arguing with " Scotch " McGary. She is very likeable. Claudia Purkhiser — Of course you know her — on the costume committee and properties committee. She was secretary and treasurer of the " Y " section of the Junior Drama League also. Thomas Pottage — Manual ' s golf star. Tom must be a good player because he says so himself. It is rumored that Mr. Thomas Pottage knows all the insects in Manual. He ought to ; he has taken biology. Esther Pyles — Has an out-put of smiles and an income of the same. She ' s a hard, willing worker. One of the girls in co- operative salesmanship. The Girls ' Glee club, the Masoma club and Manual won ' t know what to do without her. Freeman Quinettc — A Business Law wiz and one who knows how to play basketball. But there ' s something wrong with his physiology class — it reminds him of the Fisk sign — time to retire. Bussel Eader — " Bobby " Jones and " Russ " ar golfers. " Russ " swings wicked golf clubs certain blonde all at the same time, wonder, or is it " fore " -thought? both very good and attracts a Can this be a secret we A be Bambatz — Our next senator-elect. Ask Miss Thale or Mr. Maxwell about him. Abe is studious and intelligent. He looks quiet but isn ' t — not even about questions to which he doesn ' t know the answers! Gertrude Beimer — One of the good looking red-heads in Manual. Always bubbling over with giggles. Treat her to a package of gum and watch the results. It ' s worth it! Vice-president of the " X " group of the Business Girls ' club. Genevieve Eeeder — One does not know what to make of Genevieve at a glance — because it takes more than one. De- spite her taciturnity, her teachers will vouch for her. Wilson Bobbins — Is rather inquisitive about the price of Rus- sian eggs — but he gets away with it. His dancing and drum- ming are quite popular at Manual — they are right in time. Elsie Biley—X good looking brunette and Irish — believe it or not. Was so curious about high altitudes that she got her- self a tall fellow. A very good bookkeeper — that ' s why she ' s in the Business Girls ' club and is the Secretary of English VIII G. L. M. senior : O 8 T ■: R January Seniors Hilda Rosebrock — The gi: studious in 217-B. You iiess office — yes — working Carl fiugenstein—Th t wonderful, ts facsimile of Lindberg), who parade: decided to become another aviator, up in tlic air. irly-haired blonde (a •ugh the halls. He ' s 1 of course, go-way- Conrad Russel — More than one girl has fallen for him, and hasn ' t, been picked up yet. We envy his ability to keep his hair combed. His favorite class is study — in the library. Edward Schuster — Ed has certain ways about him — the way lu ' combs his hair and the way he has with certain girls. Ask Russ Rader. Ed and Russ " know " each other. I ' onxt Sconce — A blonde and if you are in doubt as to his good looks glance to the right. Despite the theory opposites attract each other, that is not the case with Forest. Iron- Smutyan — Congenial and very much liked. A good student who has gone through Literature VIII. She has the true Manual spirit and exercises it at games. One of the reasons the Girls Glee club is good. Earl Smith — Sounds familiar — doesn ' t it? It is to a certain blonde in roll-room 205. Some one said Earl had another reason for being in History class besides History — Is that so, Earl? Max Spear — The last of his line. Remember his sisters? Max is a good student but he has a certain facility (or should we say idiosyncrasy) of side stepping all laborious jobs. Has high ambitions that he ' ll probably live up to. Assisted Mr. Finch with the stage for the class play. Mary Stevnmetz — is there a lot of noise at the football field when Mary is there? And Mary is " all there " at Manual, for she is willing to help in any school activity and she is pretty enough to put it over. Manual surely will miss her. Ernest SteinecTcer — One of Manual ' s most efficient commercial students. From what we hear he stays away from the girls. We wonder if Ernest gets his hair marcelled. The carpenter for the class play. lima Tacoma — The other and larger half-unit of Two things Manual students envy of lima are 1 waves and her ability to get away with it in 123. ■v natural Liked hv Irina Tacoma — The small and mighty half-unit of the January twins. Tin-re is something about her that makes Marie Miller like her — a lot of Manual ' s male representatives do the same. Has been invaluable to Manual. Masoma. SENIOR BOOSTER January Seniors Nadine Tate — The girl who always wears a smile. She has quite a time with a certain party in 217 A. It ' s too bad they don ' t get along. Richard Thompson — A really handsome athlete. Did a very good job of playing football and is well liked by his class- mates. We wonder who the. artist was who decorated his flashy cream-colored corduroy trousers. Albert Theur — One of those good-looking blond fellows that lives way down south. Albert finds certain attraction in South- port. Very quiet (when asleep). One of the few who knows how to behave. Helen. Vaughn — We admire her ability to think up jokes in Bookkeeping class. Has no mean talent for playing the piano. Very likeable. Joseph Van Demon — The radio wizard. He ' s rather quiet, but delights in teasing the fair sex nevertheless. President of the Science club. Harry Vinstein — This fellow has John Gilbert outclassed a mile. And that reminds us, — Harry surely lets the miles roll by in that green Oakland of his. To make this statement authentic, the first material witness will be a certain (almost said it) — she ' s a blonde anyway. Business committee for class play. Elizabeth Wegner — Old maid? No, indeed, even if she was Cousin Ann in the class play. Has a natural ability for sell- ing football tickets. We wonder to whom? Suggest funnels to her — ! A real loss to Manual. Alberta Weiland — Not a bit bashful. And even if she is small and not supposed to be heard she is — very much. Good advice to anyone is not to argue within a hundred yards of her. An outstanding member of the jewelry classes. Naomi Whittaker — " Add a little sugar, who ' s the cookie? " About 99% of the senior boys envy a certain former class president, and why shouldn ' t they — Naomi with her ukulele and ability to sing. Will surely be missed. Personals. Sidney Weismann — Sidney might be considered one of the best dressed men at Manual. He is reported to have thrown the first snowball of this season. Eemember — the one that hit Charles Ayres? Mary Woerner — Lively and full of fun. Popular with every- one. Has lots of personality. A good friend to Mary Stein- metz. Business manager of the Booster. Masoma. Catherine Wollam — Wrote the Ivy Day poem. Catherine is a hard-working member of the French and Odd Number clubs. We wonder why she falls for the blondes at Manual. Served on the publicity committee for the class play. Frances W ysong — Has made a wonderful roll room representa- tive. Was Kathleen in the class play. Always busy working for the school. Masoma. Personal committee. SENIOR BOOS T E . ' L3 THE BOOSTER Published by The January, 1930, Senior ( ' lass of Emmerich Manual Training High School Entered as second-class matter March 30, 1912, at Indianapolis, Indiana, under Act of March, 1,879. Editorial Staff Editor Charles Stallwood Associate Editor Alvin Brehob Athletic Editor Ray Linson Joke Editor Kenneth Click Art Committee Dorothy Davids, Fred Niedenthall Feature Editor Charles Ayres Personals — Irvin Lambert and Alvin Brehob, chairmen ; Esther Pyles, Laura Nelson, Francis Wysong, Lillian Lang, Fred Niedenthall, Naomi Whitaker, Irma Seitz, Abe Rambatz, Harry MeGary, Lewis Pollak, Sidney Weisman, Ottneal Adelman, Charles Ayres, Charles Brittenback, Eugene Eitel, Dorothy Fuller, Martha Ilerrforth, Elizabeth King. Sponsor Miss Singleton Business Staff Business Manager Ralph Green Assistant Manager Ruth Bader Bookkeepers Laura Nelson, Abe Brodsky In School Sales — George Bradley, Russell Bader, Testa Clark, Richard Thompson, Mary Woerner. Sponsor Miss Hay lies Class Officers tedric White President Alvin Brehob Vice-President Irma Seitz Secretary Charles Henzie Treasurer Alex Levin Historian Harold Strait Prophet Roger Miner Will Maker Harold Horwitz C.iftorian Pansy Class Color " THIS FAR AM) FARTHER " As we, the January ' . !() class, travel on toward graduation, the realization suddenly dawns upon us 1liat this is not the finish; that something worthwhile lies beyond. As we started our high school career, the one pre- dominate thought was graduation, and our dulled preception failed to glimpse beyond that point. However, as graduation approaches our gleam of understanding has rapidly expanded until now we find ourselves upon the verge of a brilliant world ready for conquest. The daz- zling horizon has become brilliant with a vi- sion of higher Learning and profitable careers which are ours for the taking. In this large world of ours there are people who early in life set for themselves a specific and an easily obtained goal. When they reach the heights of their false ambition, they drop everything immediately and sit back with a smug and knowing smile to watch the rest of the world work on. However, the serenity of their minds soon becomes ruffled, and the pros- pects do no! take on such a rosy hue, for it is well known that an idle mind turns to evil thoughts, and that condition is bound to end in disaster. Bearing this in mind the January 1930 class, in planning to prevent such a crisis, chose a very appropriate motto — " This far and farther. " Later in life when a. tendency to slow down is experienced, it is hoped this motto will constantly flash before our minds, and prod us on to everlasting advancement. Charles Stallwood, Editor. PLEDGE For the modernistic cover design which dis- plays our class color, pansy, so effectively, the class is indebted to Dorothy Davids, who also designed the panels. The modernistic type of art work is symbolic of the spirit of the Janu- ary 1930 class, hence is quite appropriate. Although the general trend of this entire Booster is toward that which is modern, still we feel sure that the class which this produc- tion represents will measure up to the high standards set by the previous classes. We realize that we express ourselves in a modern way; that our habits and mannerisms are mod : era. In spite of this fact we feel that at heart we represent as much loyalty, school spirit, and ability to succeed as the alumni, who are waiting to welcome us into their ranks. Alvin Brehob. Associate Editor. n SENIOR BOOSTER ivy day Charles Ayres As the years roll on and as incidents bring back to us our old schooldays at Manual, may this page bring back to us the afternoon of November 13, 1929, when we, the class of January 1930, gave our presentation of Manual ' s traditional Ivy Day. Through the mists of years may Ave again see in detail that wonderful program. After the processional march by the class the stage curtains are drawn and as a most litting centerpiece is the beautiful class banner made by Naomi Cornell and bearing the class motto, " This Far and Farther " . The program opens with the reading of the Ivy Poem by Catherine Wollam. AVe are now entertained with musical selections by Fred Niedenthall, Charles Henzie, Dorothy Fuller, and Esther Fields. The Ivy Song is brought to us by a group of the senior girls. Again we see Cedric White as he presents the ivy to Mr. McComb, who accepts the January ivy and gives the class his interpretation of our class motto. The class president, Cedric White, presents the silver trowel to Wilbur Harris, president of the June 1930 class. We hear the musical strains of the class song being sung by the class as the curtains again are drawn upon this program. While our thoughts are still with this occasion, we remember that little plant of ivy and its significance — that as the ivy, our aim was to grow and ever be stretching out for new and greater things in life. And we question, have we fulfilled the ivy ' s traditions? IVY DAY SONG Dorothy Pavey This day as we plant the ivy, Our thoughts move back o ' er years, To remember how our school days Were mixed with joys and tears. And as we revive our memories, Someday Ave ' ll do the same, And remember this November As a part of Life ' s big game. We may, later, pass old Manual, To see our ivy vine, Growing there among the others, And beautified by time. But now we plant our ivy, We, the January Class, To represent our youth, and To grow as Time will pass ! Ivy Song and Class Song Dorothy Pavey Arm Band Design Dorothy Davids Banner Design Naomi Cornell Class Motto... ...— Eleanor Grow Ivy Day Committee: Sponsor — Mr. Ankenbrock Francis Wysong, Catherine Wollam, Eliza- beth Wegner, Fred Neidenthall and Ralph Green. Social Committee: Charles Henzie, Martha Armstrong and Esther Pyles. IVY DAY POEM Catherine Wvllam ivy, We plant you here A doubtful sprout. Emblem of our love, Our trueness to Good, old Manual. ivy, We return here In after years And see you growing Full-leafed, and far Up the walls. Ivy, Then waxed strong And climbing up. Even, perhaps, above Vine planted here Before you. ivy, We will know then As we see you, If we, too, have grown Or have failed in Our own aims. s •: o R » ' o o 8 t ■: » ' 15 m$Tccy Alex Levin The mountain of Experience! A rather im- aginative phrase, 1 must admit, but one that is applicable to the experiences encountered by the members of the January 1930 class during the time spent in high school. You wish to hear the story? Certainly! Well, the January 1930 class was a select group of young girls and boys delegated by their parents and the world to gain a foot- hold on life. It was decided that the only way in which these youngsters would be able to gain a foothold would be for them to get some experience. So they were sent off to Emmerich Manual Training High School, or rather Engi- neering School, to obtain a bit of that valuable quality at Manual. Consulting Engineer McComb told them that the world, with all its joys and comforts, was open before them, but that the one obstacle in their path was a liugh mountain, known as Experience, and that it would be necessary to dig a tunnel through that mountain. Tlje plan sounded rather child- ish to the class, but they soon changed their point of view. They were taken out to the mountain which was situated in a quiet coun- tryside, surrounded by large fields, and in- habited by simple country folk. The class was then left with provisions and working imple- ments, but they were not given any instruc- tion on the digging of the tunnel. It was to be entirely their project. I never shall forget the awed and perplexed look on their faces when they first faced the mountain. But not long did they remain in this trance. The January 1930 class started in on the side of that mountain with the will and determination that characterized them throughout the entire digging of the tunnel. Two -years passed, and more than half of their subterranean passage had been dug. Every day, every week, those hoys and girls realized more and more the value f hard Labor, for they actually did work hard. Every night after theft " work, each member of the class would prepare plans for the next day ' s dig ging. Finally at the end of the third year, on that day of days, the tunnel was completed, and the class stood for the first time on the other side of .the mountain with the world spread before them. And it was then that Eleanor Grow uttered that famous phrase, " This far and farther, " that every one of the class used as his motto. Here is an inscrip- tion of it on the block above the door. Carries a lot of meaning, doesn ' t it? Well, as I was saying, the -January 1930 class had completed the digging of the tunnel, hut they had yet to prove that their tunnel would not collapse. They had yet to show that their work was substantial. So they organized themselves as a class of engineers. Cedric White was chosen as the chief engineer with Alvin Brehob as his as- sistant, June Kempf was elected to keep a record of their labors, and Charles Henzie was delegated to control their meager income. And with their own leaders to inspire them, the -January 1930 class set out to prove that their tunnel was safe and solid. In a half a year they took inventory. Cedric White and Alvin Brehob were reappointed as chief engineers, Irma Seitz was chosen as their scribe, and diaries Henzie was left alone to hoard their li nances. I shall never forget the day when Consulting Engineer McComb, Miss Brady, and Miss Moore came down to the tunnel and after a very thorough inspection pronounced it perfect. And then those youngsters certainly did have a party. But just before they began their festivities, the class planted an ivy vine at the entrance of the tunnel, which would grow and grow up the side of the mountain and would serve as a reminder to futu re genera- tions of how the January 1930 class strived and worked their way upward until they ac- complished their mission. Charles Stallwood Avas appointed to compile a record of the class, containing a personal ac- count of each member and of all the activities of the class. They called it their Senior Booster, for they certainly were a group of boosters. Naomi Cornell presented the class with a beautiful banner. It had a dark background with the class motto inscribed upon it in silver letters. Well, after their solemn ceremonies, the class prepared a large feast and many sorts of en- tertainment were planned. They appointed Harold Strait as prophet, Harold Horwitz, as giftorian, and Roger Minor as willmaker. An invitation to attend the party was sent out to the entire countryside, and the country folk at- tended ' -en masse. " The willmaker, prophet, and giftorian were called upon, and those boys certainly did prophesize the most unheard-of tilings. (Continued page 17) 16 SENIOR BOOSTER CLASS Charles Friday, December 13 — unlucky? By no means! For all the January ' 30 class knew that old man " bad luck " must have been on the otherside of the world. For us it was a night of joy and excitement — the night of the presentation of " Mother Carey ' s Chickens. " The play was written by Kate Douglas Wig- gins and Rachel Crothers. It is the story of a mother and her children who look to Kings- ley ' s " Water Babies ' ' as sort of a family bible. As the time drew near for the curtain, actors were getting the finishing touches to their make-up, and stage hands were adding finishing- touches to the settings. For a second after the musical strains of the overture had died out, there was a hushed silence while the audi- ence and stage awaited the chime that an- nounced the beginning of one of the most suc- cessful plays ever presented at Manual. The first act was in the living room of the Yellow House in Beulah where Mrs. Carey has brought her family. During this act Gilbert and Nancy, the two older children, discovered that the house did not belong to the man who had sold it to them, but that it had been willed to his son. They intend to keep this informa- tion a secret from the family as they love their new home. The second act was in the same room a month later, but greatly changed by the Careys and their neighbors. In this act they were decorating the house for a party to be given that evening. During this scene Tom Hamil- ton, the real owner of the house, arrives and meets Nancy. Scene two of this act showed the party given that night. Tom and Nancy have become very much interested in each other. During the party Tom is told that the house belongs to him; a trouble maker tells him that Nancy is in love with Ralph Thurston. At the end of the act he leaves without telling Nancy good- bye. The third act takes us to the barn of the Yellow House, a month later. Tom has come back and all misunderstandings have been straightened out. Tom offers his heart and the house to Nancy. The play ends with every- one happy and having a jolly dance in the barn. While Miss Lola Perkins and Mrs. Williams were busy drilling the actors into an all star cast, many committees and individuals were busy with the technical side of the play. pl Ay Ayres Mr. Finch and his assistants were busy plan- ning settings, working out the lighting system, painting scenery, and building a barn. During the period of training, the boys learned much about stage procedure and quick changing of scenery. Much of the work was dirty and tire- some, but the stage hands enjoyed it all. Mrs. Williams and her property committee were busy making flowers, planning detail work on the settings, and collecting boxes, barrels, furniture, and lanterns. Miss Denny ' s art committee served as the interior decorators. Between the first and second acts the committee members showed their skill at fast paper hanging. The designing of the costumes was in charge of Mrs. Hiner. Miss Sehaefer gave service by seeing that all costume designs were carried out. Much thanks is due to Miss Brady, Miss Singleton, Miss Haynes, Miss West, Miss Denny and the publicity committee for the clever way in which the play was advertised. One of the best of the many original schemes was the chicken posters advertising the play. Miss Brady, assisted by a committee of stu- dents, was responsible for " The Chirp, " a class play bulletin. Miss Haynes ' salesmanship class furnished many daily features, including an issue of a mimeographed bulletin, chicken feathers for the seniors to wear, armbands showing the " The Little Yellow House, " and small banners for the actors to wear. Many other services were rendered by teach- ers and individuals who helped to make " Mother Carey ' s Chickens " such a great suc- cess. To all those who helped in putting the play over a vote of thanks is hereby accorded, and especially to Miss Perkins and Mrs. Williams do the January seniors extend many thanks in appreciation. THE CHARACTERS Ossian Popham Alvin Brehob Gilbert Carey Ralph Green Nancy Carey Florene Allanson Mother Carey Helen Lapp Kathleen -.Frances Wysong Peter Irma Seite Cousin Ann Chadwiek Elizabeth Wegner Julia Carey Naomi Cornell Mrs. Ossian Popham Dorothy Fuller Lallie Joy Popham June Kempf Ralph Thurston Charles Eenzie Cyril Lord Kenneth Click Tom Hamilton Alex Levm Henry Lord, Ph.D Harry McGary (Continued on next page) S E N I O If li O ) s T ■; If IENICC ATHLETICS Ray Li ii son BuRRlS. For four years Alex Burris has been one of the outstanding athletes in Manual. In football Alex has especially distinguished himself, having starred in the baektield for the last three years. During the past two seasons he lias made himself especially felt and was given a position on the all-city eleven. In his senior year he was elected captain of the team. On the diamond Alex has displayed the same ability which lias made him stand out on the gridiron. Having the responsibility of captain resting upon his shoulders, he made a very creditable showing in the left garden during the past season. It will be hard to find another man to fill his shoes. Thompson ' . Richard Thompson confined his athletic activities to football while at Manual. " Dick " played guard and many times his deadly tackles made opposing baektield give up in despair. He was kept out of action this season because of injuries. Linson. Ray reported for football this fall for the first time. Making up for lost time he succeeded in making the varsity. He played halfback and could always be depended upon to smash off-tackle or skirt the ends for sub- stantial gains. Linson surely made his pres- ence felt on the football field. Eitel. Eugene Eitel was captain of the freshman basketball team and his basketball career looked bright. He was at that time forced to drop basketball for two years because of defective eyesight. Now he is back and is making a very strong bid for the first five. Axdkik. During his high school career Mike has devoted his time to track and cross-country running. lie ran the mile in track and could usually be depended upon for points in this event. In cross-country running Mike has given a good account of himself and has always finished among the leaders. Mike has always put forth his best efforts for Manual in any athletic event. Auki.max. Ottneel has been one of Coach Moffat ' s mainstays on the tennis team for the past two years. Adelman could always be de- pended upon and has consistently won his share of the matches. BkodSKY. Abe is another tennis player with two years of experience. He plays a mean brand of tennis and is hard to beat. Badeb. A boy is sometimes seen being carried around the halls bv a block " M. " Yes, it is Russell Bader who earned (lie letter play- ing golf. He is one of the members of last year ' s city championship team. Pottage. One of the mainstays of Coach Boese ' s golf team. Tom always plays a steady, heady game. Another member of hist year ' s city championship team. TECHNICAL STAFF OF PLAY Stage Director Mr. Lewis Finch Assistants — John Rothert, scenery; Doris Flake, elec- trician. Senior Assistants — Charles Ayres, Max Spear, Sidney Wiseman, Earl Smith, Charles Stallwood, Abe Alex, Ottneal Adelman. Shop Work Mr. Weigler Properties Mrs. Williams Assistants — Marie Miller, lima Tacoma, Irma Tacoma, Ned Perkins, Ray Linson, Martha Armstrong, Dorothy Langer, Mildred Mattson, Claudia Purkhiser, Leah Goldstein, Norien Anderson, Katie Brateman. Costumes — Design Mrs. Hiner Sewing Miss Schaefer Assistants — Martha Herrforth, Virginia Gabard. Art Work Miss Denny Assistants — Dorothy Davids, Harold Horwitz, Harold Strait, Joseph VanDeman, Fred Neidenthall. Publicity — Miss Brady, Miss Singleton, Miss Haynes, Miss West, Miss Denny. Assistants — Irvin Lambert, Lillian Lang, Rose Pilz, Anna Caplin, Lena Brodsky, Alta Adamson, Harold Strait, Naomi Whittaker, Catherine Wollam. Business Miss Moore Assistants — Saul Fogle, Ruth Bader, Evelyn Craven. Prompter Esther Fields Make-up Mr. Davis, Miss Denny, Mrs. Williams Music Mr. Winslow HISTORY (Continued from page 15) As an added attraction several members of the class presented a play under the direc- tion of Consulting Engineer Perkins, entitled " Mother Carey ' s Chickens. " It met with un- bounded success. In fact, it was pronounced one of the theatrical successes of the year. Amid festivities the January 1930 class of Emmerich Manual Training High School was ushered into the world. They completed their course of study only after hard and conscien- tious work. With the firm conviction that Eleanor Crow ' s " This far and farther " was a very good motto with which to begin life in the outside world, the members of the class have bv this time surmounted many obstacles. 18 SENIOR B O H T E R Roines Club Spanish CJvh RadSc GtMzJb SENIOR H O s t i: It Girls Glee Clwh SENIOR BOOSTER H.1T.S. Club Science ClvJb SENIOR It O O 8 T •: R 21 Bmuaawm tin Chib V 3usine si Girls Cluh SENIOR BOOSTER JBrv 1h+ ma h l fiesewveg Jfir% hiramat V 8 E N I R It O S T •: It 23 Jr. Red dress Grrics Cluh 24 S E N I R H O O S T E R German Clizh SENIOR R S T E R m 1 Odd Number Club Manual Service GwA Art Cltth 26 SENIOR B 8 T E K Cadet Cfficers FoothallTeam senior no ) 8 t ; It 27 ■■ Class Plaij 28 SENIOR BOOSTER jcrcs Kenneth Click " Puttering " Around In English Class Thomas Pottage: If you laugh at me again. Miss Brady : What is a synonym? I ' ll knock your block off. Mike Andre: It ' s a word you use in place Caddy: Haw, haw, you wouldn ' t even know of another word when you can ' t spell the other, what club to use. . (In biology when asked to give an account of an oyster ' s activities) : There isn ' t much to tell because oysters are lazy. Mr. Ankenbrock: In what ways? They ' re always found in beds. Blood Will Tell " I have the blood of several people on my hands, " said Ralph Green as he calmly killed a mosquito. A Good Mixer " Are you a doctor? " she asked the young man at the soda fountain. " No, madam, " he replied, " I ' m a flzzician. " Uncle : Hav Rav Linson: fold. you a dime bank, Ray? No, uncle, but I have a bill Miss Hunter: How should one address the Secretary of the Navy? Virginia Hassler: Your Warship. I suppose. Albert Theur says he ' s going to call his new- collegiate Ford " The Turtle " because it ' s so snappy. It Wasn ' t The Chicken ' s Fault " Ezra, tomorrow is our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Hadn ' t we better kill a chicken? " " Why punish the chicken for what happened twenty-five years ago? " Miss Perkins: Ruth, you shouldn ' t laugh out loud in the class room. Ruth Bader : I know it, but I was smiling and the smile burst. Too Late Then Come quick, mamma, little Oscar all the raisins off the fly paper! eating Cedric White in Senior Speech : My dog looked up into my eyes ; I looked doAvn into his face, and his tail was wagging. Doctor: About nine patients out of ten lon ' t live through this operation. Is there nything I can do for you before we start? Patient: Yes. Please hand me mv hat. Chuck Henzie: Didn ' t you claim when you sold me this car that you would replace any- thing that was broken or missing? Salesman: Yes, sir, what is it? Chuck : Well, I want four front teeth and a collar-bone. Believe It or Not Russell Rader was playing golf, and two boys kept following him around the course. At the ninth hole he turned to the boys and said: " You ' ll never learn to play golf watching me. " " We ' re not watching you, " replied one of the boys. " We ' re goin ' fishin ' as soon as you dig up a few more worms. " Teacher Willie : burgh. Teacher AVillie : Today ' s Geography : Willie, where is Toronto? Right between Davenport and Pitts- : Where did you get that answer? On our radio set. And then the dusky umpire called out, " Ball fo ' h; youse out. " " How come, ah ' m out? " " Can ' t you all see that them bases am full. They ain ' t no place to putcha. " " Gimme some scrambled eggs, cutie. " " Don ' t get fresh or I won ' t serve you. " " You gotta serve me; the sign outside says . " " What sign? " " Fresh eggs served here! " Alvin Brehob: I take aspirin to clear my head. Martha Armstrong: Oh, I see — a sort of vacuum cleaner. S E N I R H O O S T E R 29 ALTCGCAPHS


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