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

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cfENIOR ROOSTER JUNE 1931 I ! ) l " l • : ■ ;,) i ■ :-; : ) , ;ii ' FORWARD EVER ■;» MCEWARD NEVER JUME, 1931 —SENIOR— -BOOSTER : Entered as second-class matter March 3i , 1912, at lnd ananolis. Indiana, under Act of March 3, 187y foreword--- 2%s a means of recalling the many events of our senior days have we, the staff, edited this Senior Booster. Our time will not have been ill-spent if, in the future, this book is the incentive to remember Manual. MILO HAINES, GERTRUDE ZORN, IJditor-in-Chief Associate Editor WILLIAM FAUST, Itiisincss Manager Manual Training High School INDIANAPOLIS. INDIANA SENIOR BOOST E R J ime Oeinors Mr. E. 11. Kemper McComh — Principal of the school that has come to seem almost like home to us. Although Mr. Mc- Comb has never come into close contact with the June, 1931, class, we realize he is the one who has kept us going " For- ward Ever, Backward Never. " Mark Armour — The handsome vice-president from the coun- try. Mr. Bridgeford runs a pri- vate taxi to get Mark to school. His smile has caused many hearts to beat faster. Roines. Mr. V. M. Sharp — Vice-principal of Manual. Here is another member of the official family who might divulge information concerning certain June Seni- ors if he chose, but Mary Ful- ler, treasurer, lias been com- missioned to pay him plenty of " hush " money. Mary Fuller — Our competent class treasurer. Has a very contagious giggle. The better half of Hazel. Must be very- good at collecting dues as she is also secretary-treasurer of H. Y. S. club;x section. Typist for Senior Booster. Mr. C. Ii. Clayton — Our worthy roll- room director for the last two semesters of our high school career. When the June seniors get out into the cold, cold world, the remembrance of Mr. Clayton ' s smiling face and good advice may help us forward ever. Kenneth llibncr — President of June. 1031, senior class. Keeps Mr. Clayton worried. Also keeps the road hot from here to South- port to see a certain, I believe, Mickey. Famous for his smile. Mr. Bertram Sanders - - Vice- principal of Manual Training High School. While Mr. San- ders has come in closer con- tact with us than Mr. McComb. there are a few that he should be glad he missed knowing! For particulars, ask Mr. Clay- ton. lert null Zoni — Secretary of the June seniors, editor-in-chief of the regular Booster and associ- ate editor of the Senior Boost- er. Always seen with Mildred. " Gussie " is one of the five preachers ' daughters in our class. Masoma. Minn rilu Knox — Our capable class sponsor for the last two semesters. When grads return to Manual, Miss Knox is one person they always want to see. Look on the snap shot page and you ' ll see her holding a ticket — selling tickets is her favorite pastime. Mlb) Haines — Editor-in-chief of the Senior Booster and associ- ate editor of the regular Boost- er. Serving his second success- ful semester as major in the R. O. T. C. Certainly knows his army regulations. Vice-pres- ident of the Roines club. SENIOR BOOSTER J tine emors Carl Harienmaier — One of the reasons why Manual is such a good school — for proof of this ask Louise. Consistent Top Tenner. Chairman of boys per- sonals. Treasurer of Odd Num- ber Club; chairman of Class Dav committee. Roines. Thelma Itotli — Was our little leading lady in " The Optimist. " Thelma has a smile for every- one. She gets a big kick out of her History VIII class, for two reasons — Mr. Moore and - ! Class Willmaker. Ma- sonia. John Kiiif) — ( ' lass Giftorian and organization editor of the Seni- or Booster. Johnny ' s harmonica performances have made him famous since his freshmen days. Was a member of the scenery committee for " The Optimist. " President of the Hi- Y club. Roines. Louixe Weiland — The girl who made the most beautiful May Queen ever selected. Her pleas- ing smile has won her many friends. Treasurer of English VIII group. Served on prop- erty committee. Senior Booster ' staff. Masoma. Millioni I ' n u t — Business man- ager of the Senior Booster. Captain in R. O. T. C. Is quite an accomplished tennis player. Is often seen with a girl from Shortridge. Roines. Mildred Gonter — One of Manu- al ' s accomplished dancers. Did a wonderful job of prompting in the class play. Ask any per- son about her sunny disposi- tion. Chairman of Ivy Day com- mittee; chairman of girls per- sonals and secretary of G. L. M. Masoma. Theodore Bluemel — Class His- torian. The best solo trumpet player Manual has ever had. Ask him to tell you the latest joke. The optimist in the class play; joke editor of Senior Booster and treasurer of Roines. Senior Booster artist. Fred Brant — Class Prophet. Stars in basketball, crooning and history reports. Enjoys the library but is it history or girls? Anthony Lee - - Photographer Lee took the pictures for the snap shot page. Another one of our senior boys who is afflicted with the peculiar habit of blushing. Has great ability to sell tickets to the ladies in 13 5. President of the Camera Club. President of Roines. Martin Conaiccnj — Mr. Finch ' s right hand man. Assistant stage manager and electrician for the class play. Another Top Ten- ner. A mathematician of no mean ability. In charge of sell- ing the Senior Booster within the school. SENIOR BOOSTED J ime O emors Johanna Adomatis — Quietness is not a sign of dullness. At least not in t his case, for Johanna has quite a list of Top Ten buttons. Masoina. Norman Aikinx — Intends to be a big business man. Seems to get along fine with La Verne in spite of the fact that she is his sister. Marie Albe-e — Marie ' s greatest ambition is to become an avi- atrix. Helps Mr. Clayton and anyone else who needs help. President of German club. Properties committee. Masoma. Clarice Arford — Sister to I mo- gene and known as " Tad. " She comes from the Heights and is another minister ' s daughter. One of the distinguished musi- cians of Manual. Delbert Bader -- Just another true Manualite. Delbert makes it his business to attend every game that Manual plays. His favorite hobby is sleeping dur- ing Literature. La Verne, Ailcins — The shining- example of the " pleasing facial expression " from the salesman- ship outlines. Can always be depended upon to work hard. Masoma. Violet AJccman — Violet is one reason why the girls ' basketball tournament went over with a bang. She took all the medals for public speaking at Lynn High school, but not satisfied, she came to Manual to gradu- ate. Cecil Angel — Cecil certainly en- joys the walk down Madison Avenue every afternoon with Margaret. If you desire to know anything about miniature golf, ask Cecil. Imogene Arford - - An active member of the Heights well known gang. A very decided brunette who prefers all boys. She, too, is a minister ' s daugh- ter — one of the seven. Howard Harnett - - His brown curls appeal to the girls, but his recitations don ' t appeal to the teachers. SENIOR BOOSTER J tine ' eniors Edwin Beeson — Has a great deal of patience - - at least while waiting for Helen after school. Can play basketball like no six people. Roines. Celia Berman — The only one in Manual who lias lived in three countries, although she would never tell you. One of the truly dignified, intelligent seniors. Brought honor to the class by winning a chemistry essay a- ward. Personals. Kenneth Bind- — is the star in Mr. Skaar ' s Physics class. One fellow who doesn ' t believe in saying very much, but how he can chuckle at a good joke. Manual will miss an excellent student when lie is gone. Nathan Borinxtein — Chief kibit- zer of Manual. Not incapable of selling anything from basket- ball tickets to Frigidaires. Have you seen Nat in his uniform? Oh, boy! ! On property commit- tee for class play. Vice-presi- dent of Radio Club. Georgia Brier - - Is leaving a brother to carry on her good work at Manual. Tech seems to be a center of attraction. Geor- gia has a large collection of Top Ten buttons. Senior Boost- er staff. Masoma. Mary Belter — Surely has a way with her. Draws the biggest prize of all the Pettis coop girls. Has the enviable record of never having missed a day in all her school career. Bernice Bishop — The little girl with such a cheery smile. Keeps the optimist optimistic. Martin Bloom — Here ' s another " ladies ' man. " His favorite hobby is teasing Marge during roll call. Some day Martin will be a famous ventriloquist just like Harry Glynn. Mary Lou Boxman — We wonder who the attraction is at Pur- due. Seems very quiet but looks don ' t count. One of the Vera, Lou, and Jean trio. President of Business Girls, x section. Bertha Budnick — The girl with the " high heel " walk. Her gig- gle announces her approach. SENIOR BOOSTER J ime emors Clarence Bwnge — Clarence is a known woman hater. One of " Ank ' s " dependable milers. Wears a " woozley " sweater. He is generally known as " Ox. " Dorothy But sell -- Another girl who is taking Home Manage- ment in preparation for what? One of the nicest and sweetest girls in the June class. Elwood Carter — Quiet only when he ' s alone. A very modest boy and oh! how he blushes: Hopes some day to oust Benny Rubin from his position. Helen Curt — Quiet and very studious. Helen surely knows how to work wonders with her Literature assignment. Richard Dietz — Another quiet senior. Loves to get his his- tory five minutes before the bell rings. Helped select the senior gift. Anna Bunton — Anna knew what a fine school Manual is so she came here from another town to graduate. One of the ex- clusive Literature VIII class. Caroll Campbell -- Another of these studious brunettes who is always willing to help her friends. All Manual will miss Carol and her charming per- sonality. Dorothy Crush — Not heard from very much, but still waters are deep! Is interested in a Man- ual graduate. Why not, if he ' s from Manual? One of the at- tractive salesladies in notions at Wasson ' s. Eugene Daacke — Has an attrac- tion for some auburn curls in 217. Is always smiling and is very popular. Phil Davis - - The chap who cheers up every class room. Was out to make an attendance record but got tired and grad- uated. Liked by his many friends. Billiard enthusiast. SENIOR BOOSTER line •eniors Florence Dininger — Another si- lent but brilliant student. She has a list of Top Ten buttons that anyone would envy. Frederick Eggert - - Likes to dream. Wants to own a beauty shop in order to " make up lost hopes. " Loves to work but pre- fers not to do any. (Icrhuril E.rncr — One of Mr. Hirschman ' s top-notch machin- ists and you should see him wield a wrench. Has been seen driving anything from a 1913 model to a Packard. Delia Fish — Her artistic perfor- mances with Indian clubs and her ability in gym work lias made her a star at the Gym Show for several years. Why she buys men ' s ties at Ayres has never been explained. Pres- ident of English VIII group. Vivian For — Has the honor of having the most famous giggle in 135. She likes big Stude- bakers! One of the busy co-op sales girls. Kenneth Dunn — One of the or- iginal " Huff tribe. " ' Tis ru- mored his right arm is much stronger than his left, due to the fact that he needs it to hold his head up while sleeping. Alice Exltoir-skji -- Alice has a certain weakness at Purdue, al- though she doesn ' t admit it. But Alice never admits any- thing. One of the radio-broad- casters in 135. Marion Faith — One of the ar- tists of the class who is practi- cal enough to have acquired a boy friend with a car. Secre- tary and treasurer of the y section of the H. Y. S. club. Secretarv of the Art club. Edward Fox - - " EcMie " has spent many hours in the Art department. Boy, how he can sling a pencil! Ed is one reason why girls leave home. As a yell leader Ed was a big suc- cess. Mia Fuhrman — Can ' t be beat- en as a hard worker when the job suits her. Look at that tilt Alice has on her chin! SENIOR BOOSTER J ime O en ions Edward Gagen — He ran a dan- gerous risk in 135 when he ar- gued that girls are noisier than boys. Wonder why his chief ambition is to be a lawyer? When you want to find Ed, just glance around for " Jane. " Martha earlier — Merits the un- dying gratitude of all future Manual actors, for she " fixed " it so the class plays can be ad- vertised on the street cars. Aaron. Goldman — A quiet de- pendable young fellow who is always doing the right thing at the right time. Kathryn Goldman — One of the few who contradict the state- ment " beautiful, but dumb. " Always dependable and willing to help all of her friends. Harold Goodnight — A great his- tory student. Color-sergeant in the R. O. T. C. Quite poular among the girls. If it weren ' t for him, Buscher s Florist Shop would go out of business. liiith Gallamore — Ask Ruth what is going to take place in June besides graduation. Oh! Oh! A basketball star and can she play the piano! Helen Game — If you need a nurse, call on Helen and she will help you out. Another splendid basket ball player. Class play committee. Senior Booster business staff. Frieda Goldman — Has a certain weakness for the " Blue Grass Country. " She ' s small, but mighty. Fanny Goldstein — The third is the charm. She is the third Goldstein, and oh, what charm! She suggested the class motto; hope she sticks to it. Fanny has a distinct giggle. Joe Gorelick - - The handsome member of the Three-Must-Get- There ' s. Divides his time be- tween his father ' s grocery and his 1900 model. 10 SENIOR BOOSTER June O en ions Eloivc Green - - Eloise came to Manual four semesters ago from Shelburn, Indiana. She is one of the five preachers ' daughters in 135. Notice her brown eves! Wilhelmina Hull — Very quiet and studious, at least it seenis that way! Will be one of Man- ual ' s famous artists in the fu- ture. Surely enjoys roll call period! Personals. Illicit Hanna — Said to be the quietest girl in 135. We won- der if she gets her electric light bill. Is he a blonde? Does she like Household Science or no. Sister to the famous basketball player — Carl. Margaret Hassenzalil — The very attractive pilot of the finances of the regular Booster through the sea of hard times. Commer- cial student of no mean ability. Assistant Business Manager of the Senior Booster. Virginia Hildebrand — Laetitia in the class play. Interested in a Manual graduate named Bob. Ask her how she likes her chili — hot or cold? Vice-president of the Glee Club. Another preacher ' s daughter. MoUie Clrubbs — Mollie is a good balance for the louder, more boisterous members of the class. She leaves other members of her family to " carry on " in room 2 02. Jean llt Uutt — Jean is so busy carrying cards she doesn ' t have atime to get fat! Her gracious manner is one of her many as- ' sets. Personals. Ih urn lluxsi - - Actions speak louder than words in Henry ' s case, for he pulls down the grades and does his share in track without disturbing any- one. A Literature VIII star. Mary Hausman — Takes all of her work seriously. One of Miss Frazier ' s reliable Office Train- ing girls. Her personality has won her manv friends at Man- ual. Mary Hofer Flatters Mr. Craig by her unwavering at- tention in English class. Ad- dicted to Filing paraphernalia. SENIOR BOOSTER 11 J ime • eniors Uviii II in hni r — When " Allie " goes, i lie baseball team will lose a veteran infielder. A resident of the " South End " and anoth- er satisfied Ford owner. He is quiet, but when he gets started, he can he heard for three blocks. Also known ;is " muscle-man. " Flora Tiling — Has the pleasing personality of the cooperative sales girls. Always assists Ger- trude in her return to school. Duane Juiik ■ — One of Manual ' s artists. Often seen driving a fresh air taxi. A fast worker among the girls. Anna Jensen — You always can tell this charming miss by her winning winsome smile. Always seen at basketball games. Longs to be a nurse. President of H. Y. S. club, x section. Property committee. Senior Pooster staff. Mary Jones — A snappy dancer Liked by everyone. Sorry, gentlemen, but it is whispered about that she is intensely in- terested in a certain " Jack. " Earl Huff — Interested in jewel- ry and all brunettes. Gets along well in any crowd. One of the chief noise makers in 13 5. Tlicliim Jacob - - Commonly known as " Tony. " Loves to ex- change scarfs with her dates. Likes to gather class play prop- erties with a certain person who drives a black roadster. Properties for class play. Kenneth Jarvit — First Lieuten- ant of R. O. T. C. All the " Ken- ny ' s " seem to be well liked. Has two Glossbrenner medals for R. O. T. C. Member of the Rifle Team. Personals. Georye Jones — A competent ri- val to the street car company — judging from the number of passengers carried to school in the family Studebaker. Also has a habit of smashing fingers in machine shop to get out of school. Pusiness staff of the Senior Pooster. Otliollo Jones - - Othollo ' s tap dancing at entertaiments and in the class rooms when the teacher was away was enjoyed by everyone. We hope in the future to see her starred in Hal Roadie ' s Follies. Very frequently seen in company with a certain " Howard. " L2 SENIOR BOOSTER J line O emors Inez Juenr el — Lady Forrester in class play. She is taking Home Management. Every one won- ders why. Her readings are very entertaining. She has many friends and is liked by all. Helen Kepner — Miss Scotten ' s " ward. " Helen has marked ability for writing compo- sitions. Takes Home Manage- ment to become efficient for someone. Gertrude Kirk — Here is the lit- tle girl that likes to play with airplanes in 2 30 and at Was- son ' s. And — take notice boys — she works in Wasson ' s Boys Shop. Wonder how many sales she will make next week? Per- sonals. Richard Kotfkamp — 135 ' s cham- pion ar guer. He and Mr. Clayton provide good amuse- ment for the rest of the room. Ask him about the lady who feeds him candy to get rid of him. Star salesman. Paul Kritsch — Very ambitious to become an aviator and so he bought a high powered Gen- eral Motors product. If you are looking for Paul, just find Harry first. Roll room 215 seems rather important to him now. Milton Kelleher — We wonder why Milton always manages to get a seat near the door and why he is constantly whistled at by passersby. Ruth Kestenbaum — Her disposi- tion is as amiable as her hair is golden — we ' re glad she pre- ferred Manual to Shortridge. Personals. Vera Koch — We wonder if she is as quiet as she looks. Irving- ton is where " he " lives. Mr. Sharp ' s secretary, and one of Miss Frazier ' s reliable Office Training girls. Grace Kramer — The little girl with big brown eyes that would melt a heart of stone. A won- derful artist. She ' s always oc- cupied in roll call but not with lessons. Senior Booster artist. John Lulu -- One of Manual ' s flowery orators. Floyd Gib- bon ' s only competitor. Can talk himself in and out of trouble. SENIOR BOOSTER June Jeniors Robert Landy — Have you any- thing to sell? Just let Bob do it. (But with a commission. Almost succeeded in selling the new Linco tower one night. In- separable pal of " Louie. " ' Chairman of the gift commit- tee. Darline Lee — Charming and de- pendable — a combination not to be surpassed. Brown eyes that twinkle. Commercial stu- dent of ability. Personals. Eva Levimky — The third of the Levinsky family. A very in- dustrious student in French and office training. She ' ll prob- ably become secretary to Maur- ice Chevalier. Louis Loganofxku — Here ' s the boy with that million dollar " Pepsodent " smile. He must have swallowed a dictionary when he was a baby. You should hear him talk. Person- als. Marie Luedeman — Wonder why Marie was carrying the brick and egg, for it looks as if she has a prejudice against some- one. One of those girls with the power to make everyone laugh. Mary LaiiyhUu — A regular bas- ketball enthusiast. She loves to see a game as well as she does to play one. A charming owner of beautiful blonde hair which is the envy of many a brunette. Personal committee. Mary LcFeber - - The girl who has never had her hair bobbed. On properties committee for class play. " Kenny " seems to be a popular name with girls, for here ' s another one who knows a " Kenny. " li or tie Lewis — Is the big he- man of the class. He can prove it by his moustache. George doesn ' t shine in a class room, but on the gridiron he steps high, wide and handsome. Walter fjOhss — Walter is sup- posed to be a dry goods sales- man on Saturday, but Ave won- der if his sales-totals equal his salary. One who has taken German throughout his high school course. Dan 1. ii pear — Dan ' s ambition is to become a mattress manufac- turer — he wants something to fall back on. One of the famous dreamers of 135. 1 1 SENIOR BOOSTER June O eniors " H ' alilo Lyons — " Wally " is the modern sheik. Knows more people and more jokes than anybody. Can ' t remember whether he was born in United States or Kentucky. But, no joking, we admit lie has the right stuff in him. Herbert Maples -- Herbert has an interest in something which is very dead — embalming. He wants to learn this art, so don ' t forget Herbert in your old days. Carrol Matlieu-s — Toots a pico- lo in band. Keeps Mr. Black busy answering chemistry ques- tions. Can select choice seats for theatre patrons. Bertha Miller - - A tall blonde who will make some big busi- ness man a good stenographer. There seems to be a " Doc, " but she keeps every one in suspense about him. Properties commit- tee. Iriim Miller — Another one of the Manual Miller family who will brighten some one ' s office. Likes sports, especially foot- ball. Masoma. Laura McMahon — A cute little girl. Always seen at basketball games. Ask her about the Man- ual-Shortridge game. Insepar- able from Anna Jensen. Prop- erty committee. ' William Marneii -- Ask Bill to show you his Top Ten buttons. An expert on radio, automobile, motorcycle, or what have you. Has many friends among the weaker sex. Can be seen any- where with G. W. — not George Washington. Lena Meslnrfam Certainly knows her alphabetical filing and filing knowledge is the re- sult of hard work. One of the diminutive members of the class. Dorothy Miller — The chemistry star of the June class, and one who shines in everything she undertakes. Winner of a first prize in Indiana with her chem- istry essay. Never leaves her smile at home. Personals. Ma- soma. Kenneth Miller — Kenneth is a boy of size — small size. He has the big ambition of becom- ing a double for " Wheezer " in Our Gang comedies. Technical staff for class play. SENIOR BOOSTER 15 J line O eniors Rosd Mini Miller - - Rose May is accused of being more inter- ested in the post-grad room than necessary for a June grad to be. One of Mr. Schell ' s fa- vorite Latin students. President of the Book Club. Emily Palmer — Seems to have a great liking for Shortridge. Will be another Clara Bow with her red locks. Attendance secretary of H. Y. S. club x section. Girls basketball team. Thelma l ' arnom " Shorty " seems to fall for anyone named George. At least she ' s had three in the last year and a half! Wonder which one it is now? Mr. Clayton ' s little help- er. Attendance secretary of Forum club. Personals. Hazel Patrick — A nice looking blonde who. aided by her com- mercial training, will make a pretty as well as a good stenog- rapher. Some combination. Marian Pearcy — Known as the girl in the glass cage; she is the chief attraction at a cer- tain theatre. Since she has been working there, the profits doubled. Clara Otting — Can be found any day the sixth period at the in- formation desk. One of the generous type - - she prefers brothers and both at the same time! Another blonde interest- ed in athletes. Recording sec- retary of Forum Club and vice- president of Masoma. Paul Palmer — Wonder if lie owns that dress suit. Has a stick-to-it-ive-ness that is not to be shunned by any Manual- ite. Pauline Patiiick — Mildred ' s bet- ter half. Pauline is very eco- nomic. Her main " go " is mak- ing dates. Trma Patti.soii — Oftener called " Pat. " When you see a crowd of boys standing near the li- brary, Irma is usually the at- traction. Basketball player and fan. One of the five preach- ers ' daughters, believe it or not. Alberta Lee Peffley - - Wonder what the attraction is that makes her like to cross the third floor bridge after lunch. There seems to be another at- traction that drives a blue road- ster with yellow wheels. Class Day committee. Hair dresser for the cast of the class play. It, SENIOR BOOSTER J ime Oemo rs Ralph Portnov — A dimple in the chin means the devil is with- in. Has a great liking for blondes. We ' ve never been able to find out why he signs his name Ralph B. Property com- mittee. Personals. Ruth Price — A girl who can pad- dle a canoe — on White River. Has ambitions to be an artist. A lot of fun to those who know her. Joe ResnicJc — Did you ever see Joe idle? He has studied so much that he was forced to get himself a pair of spectacles. Eva Man Roemplce — Does she have a dashing smile and dim- ples too! The perfect " Betty Coed " type. Likes stenographic work and red hair. Attendance clerk for Business Girls club. Donald Rugenstein — Sir Marcus in the class play. Studies his chemistry at chili suppers only. Likes to have parties. A regu- lar fellow. Personals. Hortense Price — It is said every man has his price; now we are wondering if Hortense is some- one ' s " Price. " One of the ex- clusive group who wears her hair parted in the middle. Arthur Quaroni — Arthur believes and practices the slogan, " Bet- ter Late Than Never. " Art holds the all time tardy rec- ord for the Physics class. We sometimes wonder who she is that always makes him late. Art is a real fellow and very popular with the boys. Robert Renter — A blonde but a dark horse in some things. Full of surprises. Is he quiet — no quite the contrary. Bitter half of Heine. Personals. Isaac Rothfeder — Known by his nick name. Physiography star. La Vaughn Sander — Center of attraction to a certain James. One of the three female band members. A talented clarinet player. A minister ' s daughter along with the other four. Ma- soma. SENIOR BOOSTER 17 J tine Oeiuors Walter Schellenberg — A drafts- man of n o mean ability. He ' s quiet until some one gets him started and then — he ' s not so quiet. Harold Sch ult: — Is as handsome as his new ear is good looking, but the car is already trained to stop on Parkway. Personals. Marie Schuster - - Her perfect grooming and quiet studious- ness make for Marie a place in the class occupied by no one else. A friend of Mary Jo. Margaret Seitz — The pretty girl who can make a piano sit up and speak. Paul ' s better ( not bitter) portion. Wrote the class song for Ivy Day. Secretary and Treasurer of Speech Art club. Albert Sham — The best trumpe- ter in school. A Star scout. En- joys speaking foreign lan- guages to unwary victims. A market man. Herman Schnell — Is a member of the Schnell, Stofer and Eg- gert trio. Herman is airmind- ed. but only a few noticed this. A quiet but friendly little fel- low. Always ready to argue. Esther Schulz — Helped a great deal as prompter in the class play. Ail enthusiast of Speech, and lately she has become en- thusiastic about a blonde. Ma- soma. Thelma Scfton - - Thelma loves to sit in Civics and expound her knowledge! She is rather quiet but one thing certain, she has a keen sense of humor. Mary Sgroi - - A dark-haired, quiet girl who makes good grades in every subject under- taken. She is well liked by her classmates. Israel Simon — Concert master of the Senior Orchestra. Plays a wicked fiddle. An earnest supporter of Manual. Treasurer of Chess and Checker club. 18 SENIOR BOOSTER J tine Oeniors Mildred Simon — Another blonde quite popular with one certain party in the January, ' 31 class. We wonder it too much study- ing caused her to wear glasses. Her shoe bills must be enor- mous due to many strolls through the halls. RctJia Mac Smith — Keeps Miss Hunter worried in Forum club. Retha likes to date the hand- some brutes. Has a good time both in and out of school. William Spack( — What a lover he turned out to be as Waver- ly in the class play. A coming actor. Can play any instru- ment with ease and has a pleas- ing personality. It is rumored that his stage romance is con- tinuing. President of the Speech Art club. Roines. LaTon Stark — A very busy girl. Official proof reader for office training. A good scout who helps everybody. Hazel Stotler — Blonde and ver- satile. Can make change in the lunchroom, paint posters, or keep records for the Business Girls ' club. Yerna Slifer — Verna is one of our quiet, attractive girls, who always manages to get a Sat- urday job. A fine basketball player. Robert Smith — Here ' s a quiet fellow. It seems that his great ambition is to strive higher. Al- ways on the Top Ten or Hon- orable Mention. Secretary and treasurer of Spanish Club. Bus- iness staff of Senior Booster. Edirard Speer -- Edward does eighteen holes of golf every day — for a dollar per eighteen holes. Hopes to be a " pro " some day. One of Mr. Boese ' s able chasers of the " gutta per- cha. " Harold Stofer — Did a wonder- ful job of scenery juggling dur- ing the class play. Will some day be Indianapolis ' leading second hand car dealer — espe- cially Overlands. One of Mr. Finch ' s right hand men on the stage. Dorothi Strail — Minty in the class play. How would you like to have her for your house- keeper? She really doesn ' t talk as much as when she was a housekeeper. SENIOR BOOSTER l ' J J line Oemors L ' ulli titration - - Won a medal with her essay on health. A great help in the library. A star in Mr. Moffat ' s class. Ma- soma. Thurga Thacker - ■ Whenever i here ' s n crowd, you fan depend on it that Thurza is the center of attraction. The smaller half of Alice Fuhrman. Ray Truster - - Would walk a mile to keep from meeting a representative of the fair sex. (Ask him — he ' s a woman ha- ter! ) Can this be true? Fred Tclttiiifr — Seems to have a good time whenever and wher- ever he goes. He surely dances the girls to death. Lord For- rester in the class play. Per- sonals. Robert Wallman — The last of his line. Can get good grades if he wants to. He is the one who put culture in agriculture. See him for home-bred rabbits. Secretary and treasurer of Ra- dio Club. Helen Stumpf -- Helen has the distinction of already acquiring a good job. She was seen at every basketball game of the season, but not with a girl friend. Has earned many Top Ten buttons. Masoma. Marii Tomlinxon — One of those blondes that gentlemen prefer. So Johnny must be a gentleman for he prefers .Mary, it seems. William Underirood - - Used to pull out his friend ' s ties for pastime. Isn ' t a bit particular what he drives to school. Does- n ' t say much — worth while! Lucille Wagner — Lucille was the capable assistant to Miss Per- kins during the class play. Very intelligent and shows it in her Trig class. Vice-president of the English VIII group. Maso- ma. Leonard Wechsler — A master of salesmen. Certainly knows the grocery business. Intends to be the head of the chain stores some day. Belongs to the Heights gang. L ' O SENIOR BOOSTER J tine O einors Clement Yesscl — Mr. Bryson had better watch his job close- ly, judging from Clement ' s first-class mail service in the class play. Author of the Ivy Day poem. J fine Whit Kit — Ibis ;i sweet, pep- py disposition. Always willing to share anything she has, with one exception, a certain Ed. He seems to have the right reserv- ed to accompan y her to roll call. Properties committee. Harry Wong — Sports writer for Senior Booster. Hopes some day to be able to run to China. Has the ability to accomplish any given task. Can make his share of noise at any basket- ball game. Roines. Personals. Charles Yager - All around gymnastic performer. Won sev- eral recognitions in the state meet. Charley swings a wicke ' d set of Indian clubs. Challenges anyone in checkers. Show us your medals. Charley. Presi- dent of the Chess and Check- ers Club. Carl Zilce — Jeremiah, the merry old gardener, in the class play. Is great on rescuing girls. En- tertains the Senior Speech class with really good sax solos. Plays for all senior activities. Adolph Whitlock — Was ;i stage hand in the class play. His fa- vorite class is either gym or lunch. Adolph doesn ' t intend to set the world on fire, but just manages to get by. Char- ley ' s buddy. Rebecca ]Yoidowsk}f — Wonder what the big attraction is at Chicago? " Becky ' ' certainly can dance. Quiet at school, but makes up for it outside. Holland Yoodrnm — When read- ing a newspaper, he always turns to the sport page first. Very popular at Shortridge as well as Manual. A real Man- ual booster. Mr. Skaar ' s Phy- sics star. Vera Young — Has the funniest giggle and sneeze in Manual. We wonder what she sees in History VIII to laugh at. Nick- named Joe. Full of pep and al- ways ready to help. Henry Zumkcller — Henry is one of those fellows who is both seen and heard. He ' s the boy with the hearty laugh. A real- ly ambitious student in Ger- man. Personals. SENIOR BOOSTER 2] THE BOOSTER Published by the June lit.31 Class of Manual Training High School. EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Milo Haines Associate Editor Gertrude Zorn Athletics Harry Wong Art Editors Grace Kramer, Theodore Bluemel Class Play Louise Weiland Ivy Day Georgia Brier Chairman Boys ' Personals Carl Hagenmaier Chairman Girls ' Personals Mildred Gonter Boys ' Personals — Kenneth Jarvis, Louis Loganofsky, Robert Reuter, Harry Wong, Harold Shultz, Hen- ry Zumkeller, Ralph Portnov, Fred Vehling, Don- ald Rugenstein. Girls ' Personals — Gertrude Kirk, Mary Laughlin. Darline Lee, Wilhelmina Hall, Anna Jensen, Jean Hallatt, Dorothy Miller, Thelma Parsons, Celia Berman, Ruth Kestenbaum. Organizations John King Jokes Theodore Bluemel Snap Shots Anthony Lee Typist ,_._ Mary Fuller Sponsor Miss Singleton BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager William Faust Assistant Manager Margaret Hassenzahl In School Sales Martin Conaway, Anna Jensen Bookkeepers — Hel en Gause, George Jones. Robert Smith. Sponsor Miss Haynes CLASS OFFICERS President Kenneth Hibner Vice-president Mark Armour Treasurer Mary Fuller Secretary Gertrude Zorn Historian Theodore Bluemel Prophet Fred Brant Willmaker Thelma Roll; Git ' torian John King CLASS SPONSORS Miss Arda Knox Faculty Sponsor Mr. C. R. Clayton Roll Room Teacher Mr. Harry Painter Ivy Day Sponsor Miss Dorothy Perkins Class Day Sponsor Our Artists The block print which appears on the title page of this Booster was designed and cut in a linoleum Mock by Grace Kramer. This print was designed in accordance with the pattern of the class banner which is symbolic of the class motto, " Forward Ever, Backward Never ' . Forward Ever, Backward Never When it came time for the June 1931 seniors to choose their motto, what idea was behind their decision to select the motto " Forward Ever. Backward Never ' ? We all are acquainted with the history of the western migration, how our ancestors looked forward to the West, and how they had to undergo countless hardships, snch as the perils of transportation by covered wagon. So it was witli this idea in mind that we used this plan in our Senior Booster and also took it as a symbol on our class banner. This western movement has been praised and admired by all successive generations, and it is the character of this stalwart group of people, who crossed the continent in their covered wagons, whom we wish to emulate when we leave the doors at Man- ual. Appreciation In this small way the June seniors wish to ex- press to the faculty their appreciation. Mr. Clayton, our roll room teacher, and Mss Knox, our class sponsor, have faithfully guided us through the last year of our high school career. Miss Lola Perkins, assisted by Miss Webster, coached the east of the class play and made this event a success. Mr. Finch handled the stage. doing his part to make the play successful. To these persons we owe a great debt of gratitude. Miss Izor and Mr. Davis helped with the ban- ner which was displayed on Ivy Day. Fred Vehling, who designed the banner, says that without this earnest assistance it would never have been completed. When Mr. Painter was chosen Ivy Day spon- sor, he set to work and prepared an interesting program. For the last senior activity Miss Dorothy Perkins was chosen Class Day sponsor, and she worked diligently for a good pro- gram. This spirit of cooperation manifested by all these teachers shall not be forgotten by the June 1931 seniors. Another part of the art work connected with the Senior Booster was successfully done by Theodore Bluemel who did the intricate lettering of the panels containing the senior pictures. He also drew the clever cartoon which appears at the head of the autograph page. The staff ap- preciates the work these two have done to make this a successful Booster. 90 SENIOR BOOSTER CLASS PLAY -THE OPTIMIST ' LOUISE WEILAND The night of April 10. 1931, found a large au- dience awaiting impatiently for the curtain to vise in the Manual auditorium for a play to begin. A1 last a peal of church bells, the merry song iL ' a bird, and a cheery cock-a-doodle-clo were heard in the distance. The curtains part- ed, and tlie play was on. Never were seen three acts of more spicy comedy and dashing ro- mance. The audience sat alternately rocking with laughter and chuckling with delight as " The Optimist " was unraveled before them. What an audience! What a play! What a cast! When the curtain went down and the ap- plause of the spectators rang our success, not one minute of practicing and rehearsing, not one word of reproof or correction, not one ticket bought oi- sold was regretted. It had gone over! It was a grand success. But who would think it could he otherwise with such a cast, such a coach and such a class of supporters. For weeks before the final per- formance the east met regularly every afternoon after school and with the aid of Miss Lola Per- kins and Miss Webster they put forth their best efforts to make the class play of June 1931 a triumph. And how well they succeeded! Theo- dore Bluemel as the absent-minded, sunny tem- pered vicar could warm a heart of the coldest steel. And Minty ! AVho could resist her? No one. At least not when Dorothy Strait took the part of tlie humorous, lovable housemaid. Thelma Kotli made an appealing performance as the lovely, adorable Paulette. Her French made you sit up and listen and her clothes — la, la — bow chic! William Spacke as the handsome hero made many a heart beat faster and he made Waverly a dashing, fine character that cannot be forgotton. Virginia Hildebrand as Laetitia and Fred Vehling as Adrian were delightful and did some splendid acting. Carl Zike as Hie " speedy " gardner made a big hit. Donald Rugenstein took the part of Sir Marcus, the stern father, undeniably well, and ( ' lenient Wes- sel made a good postman — flirting instead of flitting. Yet it must be remembered that much of the success of the " Optimist " was due to the faith- ful workers behind the scenes. Especially are we indebted to Miss Lola Perkins and Miss Vivi- an Webster for their able guidance and to Air. Lewis Finch for his unfailing managing. While the actors were walking nervously re- viewing their cues, it was up to the stage hands and the members of the property committee to liave each piece of furniture, each needed article, in its proper position on the stage before the cur- tain rose on the first act. They worked silently and efficiently and everything went off without a " hitch. " Thelma Jacobs and her property girls did exceptionally well holding props and SENIOR B OOSTER 23 assisting actresses in their quick changes. Mr. Fiui h and his boys worked hours mi the sta«i ' c before the big event. The settings pro- duced gave evidence of their labor and thought. The position of each picture was studied out lie- fore the best and final decision was made. Each chair was placed at exactly the right angle and each ornament was put in the spot where it show- ed off to the best advantage. The effect was both artistic and interesting. The two settings, the parlor and the garden of the vicarage, lent a charming, cozy atmosphere to the play which aided the actors iu their performance. The paint- ing over the mantle in the parlor scene did much to add to the beauty and harmony of the scene and many interested spectators would have been surprised had they known that Mr. Finch made it in a few hours on request. Also the assistant stage manager, Martin Conaway, is to be praised for Ins resourceful work in this and previous class plays, lie well deserves the honor of the hiuhert position the organization behind the cur- tains can offer to any student. The other boys did fine, hard work, and they are to be congrat- ulated on the scenery which they painted- something different from the usual thing. In the dressing rooms there was work to be done also. This was done thoroughly by Miss Schaefer. who took charge of the costumes, and by Mr. Davis, and Miss Denny who made-up the players. The Characters Jeremiah Carl Zilce Minty Dorothy strait Lord Forrester Fred l ehling Eustasia, Lady Forrester Inez Juengel The Reverend Robert Parable ... Theodore Bluemel Laetitia Cherry Virginia Hildebrand Waverley Parable William Spacke Paulette Touquet Thelma Roth Sir Marcus Parable Donald Rug nstein The Postman Clement Wessel The Staff Director Miss Lola I. Perkins Assistant Director Miss Vivian L. Webster Student Assistant Lucille Wagner Stage Manager Mr. Lewis E. Finch Assistant Stage Manager — Martin Conaway. Curtain and Call Man — Frederick Eggert. Scenery — George Sparks. Waldo Lyons. Herbert Rugenstein, Kenneth Miller. Richard Brier, John King. Electricians — Martin Conaway, Howard Hanna. Stage Properties — Adolph Whitlock. Ropes — Harold Stofer. Stage Carpenters — Harold Stot ' er and Adolph Whitlock. Properties — TheJma Jacobs, Jane Whitsit. Laura McMahon, Anna Jensen, Mary Laughlin, Mary Le Feber, Bertha Miller. Marie Albee. Ralph Portnov, Nathan Bornstein, and Irma Pattison. Costumes — Miss Shaefer, Ruth Hubbard, and Mil- dred Coil. Business Miss Knox Assistants-William Mamie, Nathan Bornstein, Thelma Jacobs, William Faust, Carl Hagen- maier, Vivian Fox, Georgia Brier, Louise Weil- and, .Mary Fuller. Ralph Portnov. Publicity _ Mr. Clayton. Miss Haynes, Miss Singleton Assistants — Kenneth Hibner, Harry Johnson, Richard Kottkamp. Prompters Mildred Gonter, Esther Shultz Make-up_Mr. Davis. Miss Denny, Alberta Lee Peffley -Music Mr. Winslow TECHNICAL STAFF •J I SENIOR BOOSTER CLASS HISTORY THEOD( )RE BLUEMEL It was four years ago, way back there in 1927, when a group of bright-eyed, smiling, eighth grade graduates took a notion to go to high school. It was not a foolish notion as children of that age often do take, but a very wise one: namely, to enter the one and only Emmerich Manual Training High School and get the low down on things they aever learned in grade school. • • Full Hedged freshies! What lengthy corri dors, what a layout of rooms, and what an army of teachers! Those little lads and lassies soon got over their awe and amazement after they had been at good old M. T. a week or two. No, they didn ' t act as smart as those trick playing sophomores, or as - ' questionable " as those jun- iors, or as dignified and wise as those seniors, but they fell like old timers nevertheless. • A year has gone by, and what a difference! No longer bashful, blushing freshies, but sopho- mores. Sophomores are all alike, and this hunch was no exception. They wise-cracked, they chewed Wrigley (or what have you), they play- ed tricks on freshmen, and flunked math just as their predecessors had done. But don ' t let me mislead you, for even if they had most of the aforesaid traits, it was already being shown that in this group there were some of the leaders of the school so far as scholastic ability was concern- ed. Remarkable grades, the snatching of a To]) Ten pin or two, the representation in scholastic contests, and the interest shown in athletics all prove the previous statement. We wonder what such an outfit will turn out to be! • Another year, and with it another advance- ment which gives them the title, " Juniors. " ' What changes time does bring! This band of children (or should I now say ladies and gentle- men) arc no longer racking their brains for ideas on how to torture freshmen, how to cut classes, or to get part times. They are really getting down to business and are working for the goal, " Seniordom. " • And would you believe that these selfsame folks turned out to be none other than — " We, the Jun " I ' lass of 1931. " But what good is such a group without a leader? With Miss Knox kindly assisting until Ave could choose a leader, we elected on October 7, 1930, Kenneth Hibner as our class president. As his chief assistants we chose Anthony Lee for vice-president ; Ger- trude Zorn, secretary; and Mary Fuller, class treasurer. Let me list other important features of our business meetings during the first semester of our " Senior Monarchy. " 1 will begin with dates, for all good ( 1) histories have them. On October 24, we chose for our class color a beautiful shade of orange. Deciding to make im- mediate use of the color, we chose, on October 27, an artistic arm band design, submitted by Earl Huff, using the aforesaid color in the print. Then came a catastrophe, for on the same date the author was chosen Historian. On Novem- ber 12, we chose as Prophet, Fred Brant ; Will- maker, Thelma Roth; and as Class Giftorian, John King. " Forward Ever, Backward Never, " which was submitted by Fannie Goldstein, was chosen as the class motto on January 12, 1931. For Class Day sponsor Miss Dorothy Perkins was chosen by the class. Thus endeth our first semester as seniors. This paragraph begins a new semester, and on February 2 and 3 the election of officers for the spring term took place. Kenneth was immedi- ately re-elected to the class presidency and Mark Armour was chosen vice-president. Ger- trude Zorn and Mary Fuller were re-elected to the respective offices of secretary and treasurer. For editor-in-chief of the Senior Booster, Miio Haines was chosen and AVilliam Faust was nam- ed business manager. On February 4, Mr. Painter was elected Ivy Day sponsor, with Mildred Gonter as chairman of the Ivy Day committee. On March 9 the class banner was chosen. Out of the nine banners submitted, Fred Vehling ' s design was selected. It pictured a covered wag- on, characteristic of the days of 1849, " making the grade " — a suitable design to symbolize the class motto. On March 10, the class voted that the Nation- al Studio should be the photographer for indi- vidual class pictures. It was decided that Ed- win Beeson should have his picture taken last, for a broken camera could not do the rest of the class justice. Since all the former senior classes produced a class play, far be it from the June 1931 class to fail in that respect. " The Optimist " , a de- (Continued on Pane 26) SENIOR BOOSTER _.- PROPHECY FRED BRANT I, tin- prophet of the class of Juno 1931, hav- ing been endowed with a certain vague occult power (whatever that may be) of gazing- into the distant future, do herewith set forth for your approval a number of our fellow classmates as they appear ten years hence. I may add that this strange, mysterious power is mine primarily because (if a majority vote of the class in ques- tion. Kenneth llibner, our very distinguished pres- ident, is now owner and operator of a filling sta- tion in that thriving young city known as Pa- ducah, Kentucky. Edwin Beeson and his assistants. Duane James, Harry Glynn, ami Richard Kottkamp, have organized a flag pole corporation the pur- pose of which is to sell apples to airplanes. This is a great help in relieving the unemployment situation, and is highly profitable as the custo- mers have no time to wait for change. Nathan Bornstein, who is remembered for his many fiery speeches in History classes and else- where, is now a very efficient barker with Ring- ling Brothers circus. Anthony Lee, the world famous inventor, has received his patent for his latest invention which is an automatic device for the purpose of re- moving one ' s gum from one ' s mouth to the waste paper basket. This would have been very popular with Retha Mae Smith and Anna Jen- sen ten years earlier and much shoe leather would have been saved for these two girls. Clarice Arford, Virginia Hildebrand, and Margaret Seitz have just finished a tour of Eu- rope where they were very enthusiastically re- ceived by vast crowds everywhere. Vivian Fox is the new dancing instructor at the Indiana Ballroom. Her assistants are Paul Kritsch, Gertrude Kirk, Louise Weiland, and Rolland Woodrum. Earl Huff, the internationally known archi- tect, has just finished plans for a new White House at " Washington and is about to begin plans for a palace for Ghandi, the new ruler of India. Robert Smith, that pugnacious young athlete, is getting prepared to defend his world cham- pionship Pleaweight title against Eddie Fox at Madison Square Gardens, June 22. Laura McMahon has recently signed a contract with the Fox company. She has taken the place of Betty Bronson, advertising for soap. Alvin Huebner is making radio talks on the value of baseball in the development of modern youth. Richard Dietz is the winner of the Pyle Bun- ion Derby. Phil Davis was a close second. Donald Rugenstein is giving Milo Haines a terrific struggle in an effort to win Milo ' s title as the screen ' s greatest lover. William Faust is tennis coach at Culver Mil- itary Academy. Israel Simon, is having his nps and downs as usual. He is one of the elevator boys in tile new Chrysler building in New York City. A visitor to the University of Columbia shows in the far cornel ' s of a classroom Derhardt Ex- ner and Waldo Lyons. After all these years of patience and strife they have finally reached their senior year in college and have high am- bitions of graduating in the next few years. Theodore Bhiemel and Mildred Gonter are holding evangelistic services in their new $1,000.- 000 church in Boston. Thelnia Roth was recently made Sales Man- ager of L. S. Ayres and Company. Othollo Jones, winner of the nation-wide Per- sonality Contest conducted by the Scripps-How- ard newspapers, lias just recently refused a Fox movietone contract. It must be her artistic temperament. Mark Armour has made a small fortune in the newspaper game and lias settled down to a cpiiet, peaceful, domestic life. He had consid- ered an offer to become head basketball coach at Purdue but decided it would be too dull and uninteresting for a person of his superior coach- ing ability. And now, my dear friends, enemies and fel- low classmates, I feel that I must stop. This prophecy has afforded me more pleasure than it could ever have given you, for I have been per- mitted to call anyone anything. I am safe from harm, for I have only prophesied through the power given me by the members of this June 1931 o■radllatillo■ class. 26 SENIOR BOOSTER IVY DAY GEORGIA BRIER Ivy Day ! These words bring ' back memories, memories that will never fade, though they be of yesterday. AVe can still see, oh so plainly, that elass of ours marching down the aisles of the auditorium and watching the progress of the program presented May 11, in celebration of the planting of the .June 1931 y Vine. Sponsored by Mr. Painter with the help of Mildred Gonter, Gertrude Zorn, Harry Wong, Charles Yeager, William Marney and John King, the program was well received. AVhile we took our places, the orchestra, di- rected by Mr. Winslow, played a march. Then before the curtains we beheld our class banner, designed by Fred Vehling. It was made of orange velvet trimmed with silver and black; the design showed a covered wagon crossing a hill, and at the bottom in beautiful black letters was our motto " Forward Ever, Backward Nev- er " . Thelma Parsons, the girl who saw that the banner was properly made, stood beside it and placed it in the standard. Then we were seated and the program began. Tony played by Theodore Blummel, author of the sketch, was seen tending his little flower shop. His first customer was Israel Simon as an Italian who wished a flower for his wife. To pay for the flower he played a solo on his beloved vio- lin, and what could be more pleasing than that old melody, " 0 Sole Mio " . Then entered a young girl, Othollo Jones, who does not seem to be able to rind the flower she wants, but when she does find one at Tony ' s shop she says that she is so happy she could dance. To the great pleasure of everyone she tap danced. Then a poor little boy, portrayed by John King, came to beg a flower for his mother who is sick. Tony decides to give him one if he will entertain us. This he does, and with what other than his harmonica. He plays a medley of three numbers — " Memories, " " School Days " and, while he tap danced, " Sidewalks of New York " . He is given a flower for his service and goes hap- pily on his way. Next appeared a young man, Carl Zike, and oh such a young man! As he was quite colleg- iate he had his saxaphone with him and really forced his music upon the audience. Much to our distress ' ' Lizzie ' ' caused quite a disturbance at the beginning but a purse, a handkerchief and a compact were found in the saxaphone ! No wonder the notes were not so harmonizing ! How- ever, Carl did play, " The World is Waiting for the Sunrise " which everyone enjoyed. Of course, he must have a flower while he is in the shop. Now our president, Kenneth Hibner, together with two friends, Clement Wessel and Fred Veh- ling, come upon the scene ! They are in search of an Ivy Vine to be planted by the June 1931 class at Manual. It seems that it has been im- possible for the boys to find a worthy vine, but Tony has one which proves to be a beauty. Cle- ment Wessel. writer of the Ivy poem, then reads it to the class and Fred Vehling croons the mel- ody, " Out of Nowhere " . The curtains are drawn on this little play and part two of the program begins. Here Kenneth Hibner, our worthy president, presents the Ivy Vine to Mr. McComb who accepts it and gives the class his interpretation of our motto. He gave an interesting talk on the idea of high ideals being our ever forward aim in life. At the close of his speech Margaret Seitz, the auth- or of the Ivy Song, played that beautiful melody and all the seniors joined in. Clyde Crafton, the January 1931 class president, then accepted the silver trowel and gave his promise to carry on with the Ivy Ceremony next semester. The program ended by everyone singing ' ' On Manu- al " . The program is over and we march from the auditorium with a feeling of having paid a worthy tribute to the dearest and best school we have ever known. CLASS HISTORY (Continued from Par c 2 i ) lightful comedy drama, was chosen to fill the bill. And let me tell you something — Miss Lola Per- kins is right there when it comes to selecting •rood class plays and producing them success- fully. May 8 was set for Ivy Day and May 22 for Class Day, in charge of Miss Dorothy Perkins. Those who served on the Class Day committee were Carl Hagenmaier, Milo Haines, William Spacke, Alberta Peffley and Thelma Roth. Af- ter the program the customary Class Day dance was held. Since this is about the last event in our class history, I must say, — " Here endeth the history of the June class of 1931, and may our days at Manual be our fondest memories. " SENIOR BOOSTER SENIOR ATHLETICS HARRY WONG Mark Armour devoted three seasons to basketball while at Manual. lie played forward and floor guard with the var- sity the last two years. Not only another Johnny Wooden as a dribbler but the scrap- piest little player on the team. Mark also offered his service to the tennis team and per- formed brilliantly on the court. Edwin Beeson played one year of freshman, two years of second team, and one year of varsity basketball. Ed was a dependable pivot man, and his tip-in shots spelled defeat for many opponents. Ed proved his ability as a golfer by winning a letter in this sport. Coach Boese ' s mainstay for the last two seasons. Fred Brant was a forward with the net snip- ers for two years. lie played varsity ball last season and was high point man in some games. Fred played second and third base for two years on the baseball team and always did his best. Anthony Lee was a consistent ground gainer on the football team. His excellent mental atti- tude earned him the captaincy of the team last year. Tony is a natural born leader. He de- veloped into a deadly tackier, and won a place on the all-city eleven. Duane James was Coach Painter ' s halfback last year. He played two years of baseball and was a slugging center fielder. Rolland Woodrum decided to do something for Manual, so he turned out for football last year. Roly played end and tackle. He was a defensive player and stopped many of the oppo- nents ' charges. Roly was a shot putter with the track squad during his senior year. John Lain also played guard on the football team last semester. He engaged in second string and varsity competition. Albert Sham was a guard on the football squad. Al was always in the thick of the bat- tle. His services are greatly appreciated. Alvin Huebner developed into a stellar second baseman. He served one year under Coach STUDENT MANAGERS Top Row — Robert Coomler. Robert Hiutt, Clayton Burres. Lower Row — Evans Miller. LaVauglut Brabevdcr. Richard Brier. Skinner and two years under Coach Williams. Al handled second base with such skill and consistency that his ab- sence next year will be great- ly felt. Harold Schultz was a third baseman on the baseball team for one year, lie was an ef- ficient performer. AVilliam Faust was a rac- quet wielder with Coach Mof- fat ' s tennis team. Bill play- ed three years and won sev- eral matches. Bill is one fel- low who took tennis seriously and always put up a good bat- tle. Harry Wong played fresh- man basketball, football, and also won the track medal giv- en by the Roines during his freshman year. Lh- also ran the mile and half mile for three seasons with the thinly clads. Ankie ' s cross country runner the last two seasons. Paul Kritsch ran the mile and half mile with the thinly-clads for two years. He also partici- pated in two seasons of cross-countrv running. Paul was dependable and always could bellied on for points. John King is small, but how he can run! An- kie ' s cross-country runner for two years, and the mightiest little performer on the squad. Henry Hasse turned out for track for two seasons. He high jumped and broad jumped for the squad. Hank displayed real form. Harold Stofer spent one season on cross-coun- try and one season in track. He ran the quarter mile and the relays with the tracksters. Harold has unlimited ability as a runner. Charles Yager distinguished himself by his all-round gymnastic performances. Charley went to the State Meet at Purdue two years and carried off first honors in several events. He won further recognition in the Indiana and Ken- tucky district meet by becoming the apparatus champion. SENIOR HOOSTEE lU ' SINESS CITIES X SECTION POST GRADUATES MASOMA CLUE SENIOR BOOSTER ._,,, H. Y. S. CLUB— Y SECTION CHESS AND CHECKERS CLUB ART CLUB 30 SENIOR BOOSTER RED CROSS CLUB FORUM CLUB GIRLS GLEE CLUB SENIOR BOOSTER 31 BOOK CLUB SERVICE CLUB H. Y. S. CLUB — X SECTION 32 SENIOR BOOSTER BUSINESS GIRLS— Y SECTION ROINES CLUB G. L. M. SPONSORS AND OFFICERS SENIOR BOOSTER 33 FRENCH CLUB ODD NUMBER CLUB SPEECH ARTS 34 SENIOR BOOSTER SCIENCE CLUB R. O. T. C. OFFICERS RIFLE TEAM SENIOR BOOSTER 35 MANUAL TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL BAND SENIOR ORCHESTRA SENIOR BOOSTER • 1, T TRACK TEAM WILLARD MILLER - TENNIS TEAM - EDWARD FOX BASEBALL TEAM SENIOR ROOSTER 37 JOKES A NEEDLE PLEASE First Liar: When I was in the war, I was so badly hurt that ten stitches had to be taken in my side. Second Liar: That ' s nothing, when I was in the war, I got hurt so badly that the doctor sent for a sewing machine. THEODORE BLUEMEL EXPERIMENT 18 Florence Dininger: (in Chemistry) But why shouldn ' t I hake any more biscuits? Mr. Black: Because you ' re too light for such heavy work. MONEY MEN Elwood Carter: You should put your money in the bank. Martin Conaway: But when can I draw it out, if I do? Elwood C: The next day if you want it, but you ' ll have to give them a weeks ' notice. RESEMBLANCE Preside: There is a strong resemblance be- tween Norman Aikeus and Ids sister. 1 believe it ' s in the nose. Senior: Yes. that does •■run " in the family. HO HUM ! Sam ! Sam ! Wake up ! I can ' t. Why can ' t you? I ' m not asleep. BLANKET Y BLANK Mr. Painter: What is a puncture? Carl Hagenmaier : A puncture is a hissing sound followed by profanity. SWISS MOVEMENT Inez Juengel : Is that clock right over there: ' Vera Koch : Sure, where did you think it was, in Europe. POOR ED Edwin Beeson : Once 1 loved a girl and she made a fool out of me. Mark Armour: What a lasting impression some girls make ! THESE PREACHERS ' DAUGHTERS " Gert " Zorn : How does Bob expect to sup- port you i Virginia Hildebrand: He has an income that would surprise you. " Gert " Zorn : If he has an income, it would surprise me. NOT SO DUMB She: 1 just put my furs in cold storage. He : Ha ! Ha ! I never heard it called that be- fore ' I ' ve got my watch and pin there too. PROM EXPERIENCE Delia Fish: Love makes the world go round. " Marty " Bloom: So does a sock in the jaw. PAGE AN UNDERTAKER In an argument between a doctor and a law- yer the following took place. Doctor: " I don ' t say that all lawyers are crooks, but you ' ll have to admit that your pro- fession doesn ' t make angels of men. " " No, " retorted the lawyer, " you doctors cer- tainly have the best of us there. " CLASS DISMISSED Mr. Ankenbrock: How many ribs have you, Kenneth ? Kenneth Hibner: I don ' t know, I ' m so tick- lish I never could count ' em. Opportunity is a pessimist. It ' s always knocking. CRACK SHOT Cop: Do you know you barely missed hit- ling a guy ? George Jones: I don ' t believe it. I haven ' t missed anybody this year. AMBITIOUS " Pinky " Davis: What are you doing? Clarence Bunge : Nothing. P. D. :Wanna hire a helper? 38 SENIOR BOOSTER ft£LP£f?S §P UN - W)Lt-MfiK£-l ■4 WlELPEf{S I3oos Tft{ Enrols Ok foorjgflLi- HEf{0£s JBflSI{ZT.BfiLL JSOYS THsGoi-rTirflni ' SENIOR BOOSTER 39 AUTOGRAPHS AuYcffi pAS 10 SENIOR BOOSTER AUTOGRAPHS AuVcffifoAs 31 SENIOR BOOSTER ' Launched Not Anchored " January 1931 Senior Booster Published by Manual Training High School Indianapolis, Indiana S E N I O R BOO S T E R Mr. Sanders — Vice-principal. We feel Mr. Sanders has had a great deal to do with mak- ing possible many of the good points of our high school days. May he remember us among his large family of Manual grads. Miss Brady — One of the worthy officers on our ship. To help express our deep apprecia- tion for all she lias done for us, we dedicate this Booster to her and her co-worker. Carl J[(i)i)ia — A most efficient president of both the class and the Roines Club. A real basket ball player. We wonder what attracts Carl to the ballroom on Friday? We would advise Carl to control his ayes — eyes(?) in the fu- ture. Marjoric A. Benson — " Jackie " will always be remembered as our princess of class play fame. Secretary of the class. One of the chief noise makers at basket ball games. Louis Krieger — Vice-president of the class. Treasurer of Roines. President of the Voca- tions Club and x section of the Radio. R. O. T. C. captain. He has been seen driving a fresh air taxi lately. Class play. Thelma Biehl — Here is one girl the seniors point to with pride. Class historian. Vice- president of the Latin Club. President of the Masomas. Vice-president of the Book Club. Norman Frentress — The answer to a maiden ' s prayer and what a prayer! Norman would certainly make a wonderful soap salesman with a skin you ' d love to touch. Vice-presi- dent last semester. Paid Dauscli — The ladies ' man. Has every Manual girl guessing. Joe in the class play. Roines. Class willmaker. President of the Forum Club. Senior Booster staff. Adelaide Wocrner — Manual ' s gift to humanity. She wields a wicked paint brush. Wonder what the deep, dark mystery is about " Ad " losing her voice. Class play. Masoma. Clara Glickert — Known as Bonaparte to her most intimate friends. Editor-in-chief of reg- ular Booster. Feature editor of Senior Booster. Vice-president of Girl Keserves. John Passwater — That short boy with the " Pepsodent Smile " and the eurly hair. At- tendance secretary of the Vocations Club. Class prophet. Tithel Blase — The reason why barbers make a living. Certainly knows how to trade boy- friends with " Margie. " Masoma. Chairman of girls ' personals and how she worked ! Willis Overton — " Willie " wags a mean tongue in Senior Speech. Miss Perkins ' pet key-car- rier for the stage. Property Committee. Chairman of boys ' personals. Roines. Motto Committee. MU-s Moore — The other lieutenant. Although she was not with us all semester, we deeply appreciate all she did before she was ill. With that in mind, we dedicated our Booster to her and Miss Brady. Mr. Sharp — Vice-principal. One of the best talks this year was given to our roll room by Mr. Sharp. Perhaps his talk on vocations started more of us thinking than he realized. Mr. McComb — Principal and Rear Admiral of the good ship of January 1931. Always steers Manual nearer and nearer the harbor. Be sure to save room for us on the platform in June, is our parting message. Kenneth Seits — Works in a drug store — per- haps that causes his curly hair. Class treas- urer. Signor Moroni in the class play. Roines. Class play committee. Bernice Bolin — One of the most efficient as well as beautiful members of the class. Served as secretary last semester. The French maid in the class play. Chairman of Ivy Day Com- mittee. Vice-president of Speech Arts. Teena Post ma — Her charming personality and efficiency have made her an invaluable mem- ber of the class. Masoma. President of French Club. Editor-in-chief of the Senior Booster and she really " edited. " Randolph Schubert — Manual ' s tennis star. Seems to l»- able to resisl the weaker sex. Drives a Packard (only in his imagination). Recording secretary of the Camera Club. Roines. Ivy Day committee. Vice-president of Radio Club. Nellie Truitt — Nellie seems to be very inter- ested in jewelry. Has anyone any suggestions why? Secretary of G. L. M. Class play committee. Banner committee. Oscar Glazier — A regular Top Tenner. Every one likes Oscar. One of these vim, vigor and vitality boys. Business Manager of the Senior Booster. Roll room representative. Roines. John Gilligan — Leading man in the class play. Has a mania for comedians. Hopes to go to Hollywood. Rather quiet except when by him- self. Officer in the R. O. T. C. Roines. Re- cording secretary and treasurer for x section of Radio Club. Marian Fisher — Designer of the class banner. The only girl in the class who has successful- ly kept the original " personality " bob. Senior Booster staff typist. Attendance secretary of x section of the H. Y. S. Robert Emhardt — Makes a noise like no two tom-cats. Captain of R. O. T. C. Class play. Assistant class treasurer. Roines. Sagitta Lossin — Passing out Boosters each Friday in 217 has kept Sagitta from getting into mischief at least one day of the week. President of G. L. M. English VIII group. Arm band committee. S E NIOB 13 O O S T E K SENIOR BOOSTER eiors Vivian Allen — Wonder what all the change in lier hair means. It must have some moaning. Personals. Masoma. Helped write the Ivy Day song. Property committee. Joe Klein — Mountain man on the basketball team last year. Does a lot of work around school — dirty work. William Afford — William lias gained many friends since entering Manual last semester. He must have his fun most of the time, but he can be serious on special occasions. Elizabeth Martin — One girl who doesn ' t have to go through the agony of letting her hair grow, for she has " real " long hair now. Chair- man of Motto committee. Jens Mollcr — We wonder who it is that makes it necessary for Jens to catch up on his sleep in Physics class. Seems to have a secret pas- sion for blondes, brunettes, red heads or what have you. Grace Joy Mclntyre — Has an interest in bas- ketball that few people know about. Is well acquainted with all the faculty living in Irving- ton. Vice-president of the French Club. Ma- soma. Christmas party social chairman. Burnelle Bailey — Katheryn Wasson ' s " bitter " portion. Circulation manager for the regular Booster. Senior Booster staff. Secretary of Speech Arts Club. LeSoy McKee — One of Manual ' s football stars. Wonder where he gets that curly hair? Sorry, girls, but he has his eye on a girl in South- port. Edna Baier — One of our high-powered sales- persons. Can be seen every day on duty at Pettis ' . Wrote the Ivy Day poem. Reva Brandon — A stylish, reserved young lady who keeps right on striving toward her goal. Reva has specialized in Commercial subjects. Kaiherine Cox — A very studious brunette who would make an ideal teacher. Deserves a de- gree in Latin. Masoma. Ivy Day committee. Florence Borgmann — Has a Top Ten button for every semester. Made a real Aunt Meta in the class play. We envy the one who gets Florence for a stenographer. Mildred Cunningham — Often mistaken for Col- leen Moore because of her hair cut. Gives these blondes a run for their money. Paul Brodey — Water boy for the 1930 football team. Went to Tech but decided Manual was the best place to graduate. Another satisfied Oldsmobile driver. Elisabeth Brouliard — One of Manual ' s A plus students. What is this about getting lost in Ayres ' basement? Masoma. Whitney Burks — The boy with the blue Chev- rolet roadster. Has a habit of speaking out of turn in " trig " class. A high pressure ticket salesman. We wonder if he learned the name of the class play? Ella Buschatsky — Would make a success on any Broadway stage. Could double for Greta Garbo. Has a giggle which closely rivals Mar- jorie Benson ' s. Class play. Ruth Messmer — ' Tis heard Ruth is going on Broadway as a soloist. Really, we don ' t know whether she ' ll be a blues or an opera singer. Prompter of class play. Class Play committee. Loot a Matlock — A partner in the Pottage, Mat- lock, Inc. Her life ambition is to be an opera singer; with her voice she is certain to be suc- cessful. Properties committee. Donald Moore — Irvbngton ' s gift to Manual. Does that " Willys " have a pickup or no! Call man in the class play. Winner of the Bruce Robison medal. President of the Odd Number (. ' lub. Roines. Mike Nahmias — One who speaks little but lis- tens plenty. Liked by all. Always seen in the company of a certain Al. Business staff of the Senior Booster. Mayme Need — Has pretty blonde hair and is admired by many a brunette. Does she take Senior Speech? Well, I guess yes! Peppy and a true Manualite. Margaret Newman — " Margie " wore out more shoe leather than any two people at the dance Ivy Day. President of the Spanish Club. Sec- retary of Girl Reserves. Vice-president of G. L. M. English VIII. Masoma. Ralph Oswald — lias a report card full of foot- ball signals. Seems to get a lot of pleasure out of life. We don ' t blame him. Lillian Nieman — Does she know a certain Bob? Well I guess yes! Her one ambition is to be a nurse. Albert Passo — Manual ' s gift to the Times. Another of Miss Hunter ' s economics stars. As- sisted in advertising the class play. S E N I O E U O S T E R SENIOR BOOSTER Dorothy Decker — A young lady who stands out of the multitude. Can play a harmonica with either hand. Frederick Harris — Miss Hunter ' s star econ- omist. We ' re sure to believe he ' s slow, but slow to believe he ' s sure. Ethel De Bruler — Has a weakness for a cer- tain blue Pontiac roadster. Ethel and Marie are inseparable. Vice-president of the x sec- tion of the Business Girls ' Club. Costume committee. Mayme Hamilton — A partner of Euth Eay in collecting the Booster dues. Her personality bob and her smile are quite alluring. Per- sonals. Business Manager of the regular Booster. Dorothy Esamann — A little girl with great, big, liquid, brown eyes. Quite popular with a certain " Kenny " from that large part in the South. Treasurer of Girl Reserves. Masoma. Robert Dellcs — First of all a deep thinker — so deep it never comes out. Bob ' s interest seems to center near Illinois street. By trade a butcher. Senior Booster staff. Boines. Ivy Day social committee. Harold Eads — Harold toots a mean horn in the band and is drawn to Helen as if she were a magnet. Banner committee. Euth DietricJi — All the boys fall for her con- tagious smile and giggle — especially a certain " Ducky-Wucky " from Lawrence. Masoma. Business staff of the Senior Booster. Lavon Haynes — Always ready for a little fun — or maybe more. A long, trailing graduation dress will suit her style. Business staff of regular Booster. Motto. Russell Hadley — Believes in carrying a stack of books home every evening, hoping some mem- ber of the faculty may see him. William Emmick — Air-minded " Bill. " Made his first solo flight last summer, and made it in his self-made glider. Loaded down with Top Ten buttons. Boines. Mary FinMe — The most difficult assignment for Mary is, " Write a short composition. " It ' s not the composition that bothers her ; it ' s the shortness. Properties. Landis Godwm — A slow thinker but a fast worker (among the girls). A frequenter of the Indiana ballroom. Has all the earmarks of being a success in life. Doris Jett — You can find Doris any afternoon busily selling at Pettis ' . A very studious per- Hollie Goldstein — Is a quiet, dependable girl, but she surprised everyone by getting so furi- ous she broke Leonard Wechler ' s pencil into bits in Sales class. Joe Golden — Always looks as if he stepped out of a Fifth Avenue shop. His hair is the envy of all the girls. Couldn ' t be parted from Louis and Joe. Ben Golden — One of the Golden brothers. Can easily be distinguished by his gold eye tooth. Has a habit of going to sleep in his classes. Harry Goldstein — Quiet, smart but dynamic among friends. Ahem — one of those ushers at the Publix. Henry Heldman — One of Manual ' s few farm- ers. Has a habit of following Southport ' s activities rather closely. Carl Hohlt — His classic profile will be missed by many a girl at Manual. Holds down a front seat in 115 which means he ' s one of the best in his History class. Boines. Class play committee. Urban Herberts — Is he bashful or is that just a protective wall? One of those small but mighty former Cathedral boys. Can he swim? Girls, ask him ! Class play committee. Mabel Hohn — An enthusiast for football and Speech. Mabel made the attractive figure on the patchwork poster which advertised the class play. Class play. Class Day committee. Masoma. Alonso Hoyt — A good fellow to know. Inter- ested in composition. At times we understand why he appears so dejected. Ruth Hubbard — A future nurse who enjoys working for the Red Cross. Very quiet but, " Still water runs deep. " Sewing committee for the class play. Lillian Kaseff — A cheerful, smiling member of the class but she hates to leave Manual never- theless. Personals. Mary Jane Fritsche — Another of the numerous good-looking blondes from Beech Grove. Has a certain flame with flaming red hair but she won ' t reveal his name. Sewing committee for the class play. S E X I O K HOOK T E K SENIOR BOOS TEE niors James Kelso — Instead of getting a hair cut- he bought a. violin — now look at him. A fu- ture hardware merchant. One of the class art- ists. Helen Cavanaugh — Helen would rather " war- hie " than most anything else. It seems her attention is centered on one certain person. Can ' t you guess who? Dorothy KitzmUler — The girl with beautiful brown eyes that could melt the heart of any caveman. Has a weakness for blondes with blue eyes. Personals. Alfred Chandler — One of the few block M ath- letes who went to camp this summer — Van Camp ' s. He is a boy who loves to quarrel with flivvers. Harry Baler — Travels from coast to coast — Edgewood to Ben Davis. Wonder what girl entices Harry to sing " Three Little Words. " Personals. Roines. Class Day committee. Eleanor Cassidy — Never says much but we imagine she thinks a lot. An excellent Span- ish student. Vice-president of the Spanish Club. Masoma. Fred Kottkamp — A quiet fellow. He likes to work — if the work isn ' t too hard ! A real con- scientious Manual booster. Nick Comsa — Often seen with " Mike " and ' Mich " . He helped us learn our Ivy Day song — along with other talented male singers. Robert Landmeier — Bob ' s a loyal supporter of athletics. Has no time for lessons as he is in training for marathon walking. Edith Lashbrook — One violinist who attracted another violinist to such an extent that he car- ries the groceries home for her. Class pictures committee. Helen Collins — Can Helen whistle and play basketball? Her fellow classmates think she is .an all-round " star " . President of y section of the H. Y. S. Ivy Dav social committee. Lucy Belle Coshow — Always interested in the " Bobs " . Surely knows how to roll her eyes. Hazel in the class play. Lillian Leach — Senior class meetings would not be complete without Lillian ' s suggestions. She surely knows her cows and chickens. One of her ambitions is to be an actress. Class play. Margaret Lewis — A blond who is often seen but not heard. Her greatest ambition is to look like Janet Gaynor. Ida Bernstein — The person will be lucky who- ever gets her for a secretary. Part of the Siamese twins, the other part being Lillian. Class play. Business staff Senior Booster. Marie Cucu — A frequent visitor to the Indiana ball room. Read her prophecy if you want to know her future. Paul Lindeman — One of our few tall fellows. Has a Top Ten button for every semester. Plays a saxophone like no two people. Arm band committee. Business staff of the Senior Booster. Mildred Lyness — Another one of the Lynesses that is loyal to Manual. Mildred is rather quiet, but it doesn ' t interfere with her friend- liness. Always in a hurry — especially to lunch. Philip Lyon — " Phil " certainly can dress and oh! what ties. It seems he ' s interested in history. Rose Becker — If anyone is sad at heart he can depend on Rose to cheer him up. Lyric ball room couldn ' t get along without her. Verna Lee Cochrane — A red-head who doesn ' t lose her head over every little tiling — at least not school. Hope it will always be that firm. Joe Davis— " The Play Boy of Manual. " Will certainly be missed by both teachers and pu- pils. He can debate on any subject without preparation. Florence Mclntire — Why did she choose to sit in the chair nearest the lunch room door? An- other demure maiden often found in " g " classes. Mary Lyster — Another Lyster graduating from Manual. Lucy Belle ' s better half. A solici- tous neighbor in the class play. Paul Davis — " Speedy " — as his friends call him. Small but mighty. He says he ' s in the market for any nice-looking young girl. Louis Davis — One of those S. D. H. Manual- ites. Always seen at the ballroom on Friday night. It is rumored that he has seen every basketball game in Manual for three years. S E X I O R 15 O OST E R Ill S E X I O B B O O S T E R » i Perry — A loose leaf from Webster ' s. Hopes to be a dignified teacher. Assistant to the director of the class play. Ralph Pieper — Little Ralph is rather quiet. Very popular and studious. Gets a big kick out of life. Ethel Mae Smith — A " Kitten on the Keys. " Oh, how she tickles the ivories. Made her de- but Ivy Day as a band leader. Typist on regular and Senior Booster staff. Sewing com- mittee for class play. Robert Sohuttler — A remarkable person for debating with his teachers. Outstanding in R. O. T. C. but can ' t hit the bull ' s eye in the classroom. Wears a mean derby. A good sport. Personals. Annamae Schroer — Got plenty of publicity in Windy Riley ' s beauty contest. What ' s this rumor about the News photographer coming to see you? Sewing committee for the class play. Maynard Schoch — One of our big " he-men " . Baseball letter hero. Interested in a certain person who is a June senior. He made a good ticket salesman in 217. Roines. Elizabeth Price — One of our Ivy Day dancers. Elizabeth is always right there when wanted. Ask Mrs. Dorman. Treasurer of Junior Red Cross. Properties committee. Paris Price — Remember when you were a mem- ber of " Realms of Gold " ? One of Western Union ' s future operators. Ruth Ray — Just another answer to why gen- tlemen prefer blondes. Business manager of regular Booster. President of y section of the Business Girls ' Club. Senior Booster busi- ness staff. Gazelle Pulliam — Made a fine Mrs. Boyd in the class play. If Gazelle makes dramatics her life work, we ' re sure she ' ll be successful. One of the Ivy Day dancers. Nathan Regenstrief — Many girls envy Nathan his curly locks and his calm disposition. As- sumes responsibility like a veteran. One of the most popular January seniors. Mildred Smith—You should see her taking notes in Home Management. Looks good for someone. A booster for the Forum Club. Margaret Rich — One of the reasons why the Indiana ballroom goes over with a " bang " . Margaret can talk anytime, anywhere, with anyone and at a iiyplace. Fern Robertson — An A plus student in Speech and History. Mr. Hiser ' s private secretary. Has a habit of writing in shorthand to her boy friends. Edwin Thompson — Say, Red, do you still eat as much ice cream as you used to when a freshman? His great ambition is to be an aviator. An outstanding artist of the class. Margaret Rosenberg — Best described by these three little words — sweet, innocent and beau- tiful. Her weakness is butchers with Ford roadsters! One of the composers of the Ivy Day son " Virginia Stitch — She ' s so quiet it was hard to rustle up her past history, but when we got it we found many an A plus. Assistant to Miss Perkins during the class play. Elsie Pottage — We ' ve heard her called one of the nit-wit twins. Wonder who the other one is? Knows the latest song even though it hasn ' t come out yet. Properties. Typist for Senior Booster. Ruby Shanks — Another Shanks leaving Man- ual. Teaches Elsie the popular songs that haven ' t come out yet. Ivy Day committee. Personals. Celestine Sackman — One of the many good- looking blondes in 217. Loves to help " Skeeter " wash dishes. Don ' t blame her much. Recording secretary of the Forum Club. Prop- erties. Martha Sullivan — A very efficient warbler in the Glee Club. One of the little girls in the class play. Harry Schuchman — A true Manualite and a hard worker. Helped on the stage in the class play. Belorcs Schlanzer — Known to West Indianapo- lis as the " hat dropper " . Has a mania for going barefoot in mid-winter. Ribbon and color committee. Charles Stuart — Drives a wicked chariot around town and gives the girls a treat. Charles usually clears up the floor at basketball games. Personals. Alex Tennant — Looked up to by all teachers and freshmen — no wonder, he ' s so tall. Has an eye for blondes. How about it, Alex? Christmas party social committee. Lcota Reimer — It was her bad luck to sit be- hind the chatty Esther T. this semester; many ' s the time Leota was disturbed, no doubt. SEXIOK BOOSTEB II S E X I O K I J (» O S T E R Esther Thurston — Keeps everyone around her in an uproar. Her most embarrassing moment was one sad day in the and. President of Girl Reserves. Feature writer for regular Booster. Personals. Jack Vogel — Mr. Mathews ' Business Law star. Very ambitious boy who doesn ' t talk a great deal luit thinks a lot. . Ervin Willem — Bather a quiet hoy, but lie ' s interesting. One of the very few exceptions in roll room 217 — he studies! President of the Science Club. K a I lit r y n Wasson — A shadow of Marjorie and vice versa. Has a " hobby " for Collegians. 217 ' s assistant Booster agent. Class play Betty Waiss- h see over -Betty a eounti W illiam 177(7- —A T. C and a] so a Hs is his eve on W 10 is she, Bill so sni ill she ( an scarce- tor —vet the customers Bi tty ' s flamii g locks. ersona lity plus- - that ' s ve ■vw lere an I a smile prompter. First Lieutenant of the R. O. crack shot on the rifle team. n certain girl near his home. usually manage to si Elisabeth Williams- - Betty. Has friends for everyone. Marjorie Walls — One of those girls who be- lieves that " good stuff comes in small pack- ages, " Sh ! so does poison. Class play proper ties. Mar Williamson — Mary can sing, dance and really play the piano. She has an everlasting smile which Manual will miss. President of the Glee Club. Elizabeth Wilson — Does she rank! Wonder why she likes basketball, and a certain class president. Ask Carl. One of Manual ' s girl cheer leaders. Vice-president of 11. Y. S. y section. Class play. Emily Wilson — Emily sits in a reserved sec- tion in 217 and rivals Ethel Blase in holding down the corner seats. Sewing committee for the (dass play. Luc illi Wahl -One of the few who really makes A plus in trig. Another of Mr. Moffat ' s spe- cial story-writers. Attendance secretary of the Spanish Club. Martha Blaclcwell — Martha liked Manual so well that although she is attending a Cleveland High School she will join us in June to grad nate. SENIOR BOOST E H i:: THE BOOSTER Published by The January, 1931, Senior Class of Emmerich Manual Training High School Editorial Staff Editor-in-Chief Teena Postma Athletic- Editor Maynard Schocli Feature Editors Clara Glickert, Celestine Sackman Girls ' Personals — Ethel Blase, Chairman; Vivian Allen, Mary Williamson, Grace Joy Melntyre, Celestine Sackman, Mayme Hamilton, Burnelle Bailey, Dor- othy Kitzmiller, Ruby Shanks, Lillian Kaseff, Es ther Thurston, Dorothy Esamann. Boys ' Personals — Willis Overton, Chairman; Charles Stuart, Joe Davis, Robert Emhardt, Landis Godwin, Robert Delks, Harry Baker, Robert Sehuttler, Alberl Passo, Alex Tennant. Jokes Robert Delks Typists — Ethel Mae Smith, Marian Fisher, Elsie Pot tage, Sagitta Lossin. Sponsor Miss Singleton Business Staff Business Manager Oscar Glazier In School Sales Paul Dauseh Bookkeepers — Ruth Dietrich, Ida Berstein, Paul Linde- nian, Ruth Ray. Sponsor Miss Hay nes thk coven The block print on the cover of iliis Senior Booster was designed and cut by Nellie Truitt. In our efforts to make our Booster different, a block print lias been used for the first time. The print is that of ;i ship which represents our motto, " Launched Not Anchored " and shows the January 1931 class ready to start oiil on its journey through life. Shades of green arc used on (lie cover because green was selected for the class color. The title page has also been decorated with a block print which was designed and cut by Edwin Thompson. He, also, had the motto in mind when lie cut this ship (lesion. Edwin, however, thought of the January 1! ' U class as plowing through the waves after a success- ful launching. Nellie and Edwin are both members of Miss Denny ' s advance ] art class. It was through Miss Denny ' s kind assistance and cooperation that they were able to accomplish such a fine piece of work. LAUNCHED NOT ANCHORED Soon the first launching of our great ship, the January 1.931 class, will take place. Since we lirst began building our ship, we have looked forward to this, our lirst launching. We have built our ship strongly so that it may well withstand the rough weather, the gales and storms that it will encounter in the great sea of life. For four years we have been building our ship. It is made of the best of materials and is bound by the strong ties of fellowship. Many old and new shipbuilders have encouraged and helped us through the difficult work. When we had completed our ship, it was inspected by experienced shipbuilders who proclaimed it well built for the launching and ready for our great journey. After the inspection our valiant admiral, aided by our two brave captains, gave us all the liner points in commanding a ship. Our captains will be present at our final launching and will give us our last instructions. Al- though they can not personally accompany us on our voyage, they will always be with us in memory. When we are once launched, we will plow our way through the sea with the strength and the power we have gained here. We will prove ourselves worthy ship officers profiting by the instructions given us by our admiral and cap tains. We will continue our journey until we can no longer make a voyage. Then we will anchor our ship in some happy harbor and look hack with a smile on our laces to the dav when we were " Launched Not Anchored. " In a few more days we January seniors must say farewell to Manual and leave the school where we have spent sonic of the greatest mo- ments of our lives. For four years we have looked forward to the time when we would earn enough credits to he graduated, but now that the time is actually here, it seems to have lost a great deal of its charm. It stems as if we have just now become acquainted and have just begun to enjoy ourselves. Now we must move onward and face new obstacles and sur- mount new difficulties. DEDICATION We, the January lit. !! seniors, dedicate this Booster to our able captains, Miss Moore and .Miss Brady. This is our expression of thanks for their skillful leadership dining the past two semesters. 11 S E X I O R BOOSTER Once There Was A Princess " ( :ELKSTINE SACKMAN The class play of the January 1931 class deserved every bit of commendation which it received. The January seniors feel that they have left in the hearts of Manualites, memo- ries of a play that will linger forever. No one could doubt that ' ■ ' Once There Was a Princess ' ' was a huge success. It was the story of a Princess who became homesick for her little home-town of Millertown, Indiana. In the prologue a very dignified Signor Moroni and a charming Princess Dellatorre are seen seated in the drawing room of the Palazzo Dellatorre in Rome. The Princess is renouncing the estate left her by her deceased husband, Prince Alfredo. Looking very state- ly in her royal robes, the mother of Prince Alfredo enters, and the young Princess leaves the estate to her. The first act takes place in the sitting room of the Boyd residence, in Millertown, Indiana, one early summer morning. Mrs. Boyd and her youngest daughter. Hazel, are preparing the house for the arrival of the princess, who is the niece of Mrs. Boyd. She was born in this little town where she was known as Ellen Guthrie. Then she had married the Prince and had gone to live in his palace in Rome. The Princess arrives but is mistaken for the sewing woman whom Mrs. Boyd has hired to help her. The town had been expecting a gor- geous creature to be the Princess, but Ellen arrived in ordinary clothes. In this act Phil Lennox, who is considered a worthless loafer by the majority of the town inhabitants, recog- nizes the sewing lady as the Ellen whom he loved in former days. Phil has been living in a barn and trying to perfect a window washer. When Phil and Ellen are alone, they tell each other that they have never, never forgotten their love of former days. Little Hazel Boyd likes Phil very much and frequently gives him cakes and pies. Aunt Meta Trimble, who is living with the Boyds because Joe Boyd lost so much of her money, discovers that some sugar cookies are gone. Phil had been washing the windows, and Aunt Meta decides that he has stolen them. To pro- tect Hazel, Phil says that he took the cookies and then leaves. Act two takes place in the same house later in the morning. In this act, Uncle Joe Boyd recognizes his niece. She explains to him that her husband had spent all her money and that she is now poor. She tells him that she can not tell Millertown who she is, because it would disappoint them so. Aunt Meta be- lieves that the sewing woman has a very bad reputation when she is discov ered talking to Phil and also to Joe. Aunt Meta has Mrs. Boyd send Ellen away. Joe announces that he will go too, and Aunt Kate does not know what to think of her husband. Act three shows Ruby, the older daughter of the Boyds, dressed in a very lovely gown which the sewing lady has given her. She looks very pretty, and Milton D ' Arey, a suc- cessful young man, is telling her so. The Princess has arrived, and a reception has been SENIOR BOOS T E K IT. given her at the Town Hall. She enters the Boyd home with her host, and many of the neighbors are present to see her. She acts just as she knows the little town wants her to. She is dressed in lovely clothes and jewels, and is wearing a wig. No one recognizes her as the little sewing lady. After she has greeted the ladies, she tells them how much she has appreciated the reception. Aunt Meta announces that it is time that they were all in bed and that she will not stay up any longer for anybody. Ellen ;isks where Phil is and Aunt Meta tells her to forget him because he is just a loafer. The guests leave and Joe and Ellen talk about Phil, when they are left alone. Aunt Meta comes back into the room after Joe has left to find Phil. She tells the Princess that she would not care about Phil if she knew the scandal that was spreading through the town about the sewing woman and him. She discovers that Ellen was the sewing woman, and realizes that the town will laugh at her when they find that the woman whom she has been slandering is really the Princess Della- torre. But Ellen tells her to stop the scandal and she will never let them know that she was Mrs. Arden, the sewing woman. After Aunt Meta retired, Joe comes back with Phil who is dressed very well. He tells Joe that the Wadsworth Company has accepted his invention. Joe tells him that an old friend is waiting to see him and then leaves. Phil turns around and finds Ellen waiting for him. They decide to leave the little town before it linds that she is not a wealthy princess, and they agree that a little home in Italy would be ideal. Especially do we thank Miss Perkins and Miss Webster for directing the play, and con- tributing so much to its success. The Cast Princess Dellatorre Marjorie A. Benson Signor Moroni Kenneth Seitz The Old Princess Elizabeth Wilson Hazel Boyd Lucy Bell Coshow Mrs. Boyd Gazelle Pulliam Mrs. Purrington Mary Lyster Mrs. Seaver Ella Buscliatzky Ruby Boyd Adelaide Woerner Aunt Meta Trimble Florence Borgman Joe Boyd Paul Dausch Phil Lennox John Gilligan Milton D ' Arcy Robert Emhardt Josephine Berniee Bolin Jennie Ida Berstein Ada Mabelle Holm Girls Martha Sullivan, Lillian Leach Servant Louis Krieger Staff Director Miss Lola I. Perkins Assistant Director Miss Vivian L. Webster Student Assistants Virginia Stich and Ruth Perry Stage Manager Mr. Lewis Finch Assistant Stage Manager Robert Coomler Scenery — Randolph Schubert, Harry Schuchman, Ruth Williams, May Nel Anderson and Willard Miller. Electrician — Robert Coomler; Assistants, Paul Brodey and Melvin Osborn. Stage Properties — Ben Golden, Howard Hanna and La Vaughn Brabender. Ropes — Paul Davis, Marshall O ' Neil and Kenneth Wil- liams. Curtain and Call Man Donald Moore Stage Carpenter Mr. Weigler Properties — Nellie Truitt, Burnelle Bailey, Elizabeth Price, Leola Matlock, Willis Overton, Vivian All en, Doris Jett, Celestine Saekman, Elsie Pottage and Marjorie Waltz. Costumes Miss Izor and Miss Comptoni Assistants — Lillian Nieinan, Annamae Schroer, Ethel De Bruler and Ruth Hubbard. TECHNICAL STAFF DIRECTED BY MR. FINCH It; S E NIOK 1! () () S T E K CLASS HISTOMY Thelma Bieiil As we, the January seniors of 1931, were nearing the eud of our four years ' cruise, I hastened to my state room to pack my be- longings and a few old curios collected during the trip, which consisted of some thirty credits, some old report cards, and a few Senior Boosters, filled with signatures of my class- mates. While collecting my possessions, I be- gan to recollect what had taken place in the past four years while I had been a passenger on the S. S. Manual. 1 walked over to the port-hole in my cabin and looked out upon the boundless ocean. Each wave seemed to bring to my mind old memories of the past. As 1 started day-dreaming, the whole scene of the four years spent on board the ship passed be- fore me in retrospect. 1 thought especially of our admiral, .Mr. McComb, and how much the success of the trip had depended upon him. There, also, were our two vice admirals, .Miss .Moore and .Miss Brady, who had so willingly offered their as- sistance in the hist year of our trip. After these few minutes of reminiscing, 1 returned to my unfinished job of packing. On lop of one of my traveling bags lay an old Senior Booster of June, l ' . 27. While I thumbed the pages of this Booster, I realized that we had begun our trip as freshmen one afternoon in January, L927. As freshmen, we had high ideals and ambitions, but it took more than one year for us to attain our goals. As sophomores, we were a little more con lident but even then we had many hardships and failures. .Many times our spirits were dampened, but we revived them by thinking of our motto: " We can, we must, we will. " When I returned to my packing again, I found tucked away in one corner of my trunk ■ in Honors Day program for June, I!). ! ); it told me that in our junior year two members of our class had received special honors. Eliza- beth Brouhard had received the I . A. R. medal for an essay which she had written on good citizenship. Donald .Moore had been awarded the Bruce Kobison medal for being outstanding in good citizenship as well as in scholarship. After all the recollecting I had been doing, the picture that presented itself most vividly to my mind was the day in January, 1930, when we first gathered as one large group of seniors in the ship ' s lounge known as room 217. Since we wanted our trip to end successfully. on February 21, we elected Carl llanna, cap- tain: Norman Frentress, commander; Bernice l.olin. log-keeper; and Kenneth Seitz. purser. It seems to me that our senior year was a rather busy one: each event seemed to rapidly follow the preceding one. Captain llanna started things moving immediately by appoint- ing two committees. Sagitta Lossin was ap- pointed chairman of the arm-band committee. The color committee consisted of Dolores Schlanzer, chairman; Betty Waiss and Mar- ian Lurie as her assistants. After much con sideration. on .March 26 we chose the beauti- ful arm-band designed by Adelaide Wberner. On March ! " .», we chose Nile green for our class color. We thought Nile green was a very ap- propriate color since we had been sailing the blue-green sea for the past four years. In the middle of the year, we again elected officers, Carl llanna was elected captain; Louis Krieger, commander; Marjorie A. Benson, log- keeper; and Kenneth Seitz. purser. Captain llanna appointed a banner commit tee and a motto committee. We chose the ban- ner designed by Marian Fisher and the motto " Launched No1 Anchored " submitted by Lavon Ilaynes. When we were within a few hundred knots of our poll, we decided to hold two festivals. Ivy Day and ( ' lass Day instead of the usual Captain ' s dinner. Mr. Ankenbrock was chosen sponsor for tiie Ivy Day program which was celebrated on November 20. We wished to leave behind us some living emblem of our courage ami striving, so we decided to leave an ivy vine that would grow and be a living emblem on the good ship Manual. We chose the Ivy Day song written by Vivian Allen and Margaret Rosenberg and the Ivy Day poem written by Edna Baier. About this time it was decided that we should leave behind us some record of our trav- els in the form of a book; therefore, we elected Teena. I ' ostma editor-in-chief of the Senior Booster, and Oscar Glazier, business manager. We dedicated this Senior Booster to Miss Moore and Miss Brady. During our travels we had not been aware of the fact that Ave had a princess on board our ship, but on December 11 and 12 we pre- sented the play " Once There Was a Princess " . (Continued n page 1 7 s i: x i o n i , o o s t i: k IT IVY DAY Clara Glickert {Sonic day in the far away future we will CLASS SONG pick up a well-worn, yellowed with age Senior y e e | l( .,.„ sa iLi ng a i ong Iur f oul . [ ong yearSj Booster— the Booster of our class in January, Though we ' re loathe to leave old Manual, 1931, and we will turn its pages, recalling all y r start ,,nr wav the good (»ld times we had at Manual. As we V( , are planting our vine to spread and grow read about Ivy Day, one by one the incidents A s we launch upon our life ' s career. will be vividly pictured in our minds. Why- Li seems as though it were only yesterday thai r are Leaving von here for Auld Lang Syne Lucy Belle Coshow [.laved the Pilgrims ' We, the January Seniors of ' 31, Cl.orns and we, the stately seniors of January. We ' ll devote all this dav to son- and praise 1931, marched into the auditorium. Then Of this ivy vine to live always. there was a piano solo by Clara Glickert, and Vivian Allen am. Margaret Rosenberg. after that Bernice Bolin gave an interesting sketch on Ivy Day. followed by the class poem by Edna Baier, followed by a trombone solo by dames Kelso and a violin solo by Esther Thurston. After that came an Ivy dance by Ella Buschatzky, Eleanor Cassidy, Elizabeth Wilson and Adelaide Woerner. Then came the most impressing pari of the ceremony wherein y ( . | eave ,„,,. memories so tine. Carl Hanna, our worthy president, presented i,, you, our clinging Ivy Vine. Mr. McComb, our principal, with the ivy and rjp ' from the ground toward the sky. Mr. McComb gave his address of acceptance, Growing in silence as years go by. followed by the Silver Trowel ceremony in which Carl Hanna and Kenneth Ilibner, presi O, everlasting token so sincere, dent of the June 1 ( . -!1 class, participated. We leave yon, and the school to ns so dear A1 the end of the ceremony we rose and Knowing with sadness in each heart, sang our class son- written by Vivian Allen 0nr ,:,sk complete; we must depart, and Margaret Rosenberg, n lvv vin( , S(( SI|1;l| , ;|IH , f| . ;|i| When the pro-ram and ceremony were com Yon point the way: we -cannot fail, pleted a party was held in the boys ' gymnas- We ask that time and earth alone, inin and the post graduates and June seniors Siren-then this vine we call our own. were our -nests. Edna Baier. OUK IVY VINE This day we plant our Ivy Vine, A sturdy plant to grow with time, .May it creep and rise to the clear bine skies, Svmbolic of its binding ties. A WISH •I nsi a wandering spirit, A tanned cheeked gypsy girl, With lips of budding carmine. And teeth like rows of pearl. dust a roving spirit. With dusky wind blown hair. Caughl with a tattered remnant, Yet worn with queenly air. Just a rambling vagrant, But with a spirit free. Only a gypsy maiden. In autumn I would be. Mildred Cunningham. CLASS HISTORY (Continued from page 1 )) This play was very successfully given and much thanks is due to the cast, to the staff and (he coaches. Finally, on January It;, we gathered for our last festival which was Class Day. Miss AVeb- ster was chosen sponsor for this event. A very interesting and appropriate program was given. The class history was given by Tbelma Biehl, while a very truthful prophecy was given by John Passwater. Paul Dausch proved a very generous Will Maker in spite of his Scotch ancestry. As we anchor at the Golden Gate of Oppor- tunity on Progress Isle, we sincerely hope that the travelers who come after us will meet with as much success as we so fortunately encoun- tered. 1 IS SESIOE B O O S ' J 1 E R CLASS PROPHECY John Passwater 1, the prophet of the January 1931 senior class, do hereby foretell the future footsteps of my classmates. Throwing off the veil of ob- scurity, I see a long trail before my classmates and in the future looms the phantom city of reality. Senator Hohlt made a fiery speech in the Senate Chamber today ; he reminded his former classmates at Manual Training High School, Indianapolis, of his debates in the Forum Club. Professor William Uhl is now exploring the African jungle; he is seeking the lost race of monkeys which he made the acquaintance of a few years ago. Paul Lindeman, a retired druggist of New York, spends his winters on the sands of Florida. Lillian Leach, the bashful speaker for the Cincinnati Zoo, has mastered the speaking language of another of Africa ' s Black Tribes. Robert Emhardt, one of New York ' s success- ful lawyers, has just won another case from his old rival, Joe Davis. Henry Heldman, who recently ran a large cocoanut grove in Alaska, has retired from business. His secretary, Teena Postma, aided by Ruby Shanks, will try to operate his busi- ness. Whitney Burks is impersonating Santa Claus very well at Five and Ten Cent stores. James Kelso is a musician ; he plays a " shoe horn " in Harry Levinson ' s Hat " Band " . Dorothy Esamann, chief librarian at South- port, reports the following books ready for publication : " The New Edition of Rip Van Winkle, " by Jens Moller " The Student: His Conscience, " by Philip Lyon " How to Count Stars Correctly, " by Joe Klein " How to Skate in One or Two Falls, " by Mayme Hamilton Paul Brody and Joe Davis are in the racing game ; they say the closest race they ever had was with the Scotchman, Paul Dausch. Nathan Regenstrief is becoming quite a fa- mous necktie salesman. His loud speaking neckties are rapidly forcing the radio speakers out of business. Opening night was recently held at Lucy Coshow ' s hat shop. Some of the society ladies who were renewing their hat supply were Ella Buschatzky, Bernice Bolin, Florence Borg- niann, Ruth Dietrich and Helen Cavanaugh. Tlielma Biehl and Ethel De Bruler attended but were late due to their chauffeur, Russell Hadley, who was using the " can " . The Millertown News congratulates Widow Pulliam on her ninety-ninth birthday. Marjorie Waltz, Betty Waiss and Katheryn Wasson made their first success as dancers in the Orient. They are accomplished dancers from Madam Benson and Madam Schlanzer ' s dancing studio in France. Donald Moore has recently became executive head of the Boy Scouts of America. Louis Krieger has been appointed president of the West Newton Telephone Company. Willis Overton recently bought a hot-dog stand at Broad Ripple Park. He is ably as- sisted by Alex Tennant and Harry Schuchman. The dog catchers are Maynard Schoch, Ralph Peiper and Randolph Schubert. Carl Hanna and Charles Stuart, former graduates of Manual Training High School, have been signed to coach the De Pauw bas- ketball team next year. Marie Cucu has been made radio announcer for the Cucu Clock Company. Esther Thurston has been appointed keeper at the zoo. She feeds the elephants moth balls to keep moths off their trunks. Mary Williamson ' s latest song hit, " When the Eskimo Ate Watermelon on the Arctic " , is rapidly gaining popularity. Paris Price has been found by the " Glickert and nohn " newspaper of Pittsburgh to be the world ' s richest hobo. Harry Baker is a barber at Los Angeles. He tells his customers weird stories while serving them. He says this causes his customer ' s hair to stand up, making it easier to cut. But now the phantom city is fading and the way is lost to sight. A veil is slowly falling and obscuring my sight, but the January class of 1931 goes marching along to the strains of " On Manual " . SHE ' S SCOTCH Clara Glickert : Father, I walked all the way home from town today behind a street car and saved seven cents. Mr. Glickert: Why didn ' t you w r alk home be- hind a bus and save ten cents? SENIOR BOOST E K L9 JOKES Robert Dklks OUR OFFICERS There was a young man named Carl, Who has never been known to snarl. On his face there ' s a grin, When lie goes out to win. Our class president ' s this boy, named Carl. There was a young man named Seitz, Who never had seen the bright lights. But one glad day, He was in the class play, And then he was over his frights. There was a young man named " Louie " , And after third marks he went " blooie " , He couldn ' t do trig, No, not worth a fig. He says it ' s a lot of " boo-hooie. " There was a young lady named " Marge ' ' , Who went to sea on a barge, She took the class notes, On which she now floats, And now she is roaming at large. THE TIME MAY COME She: Where ' s Bill going with the car? He: To a matinee. She: But there is no matinee till tomorrow. He: He ' s got to find a place to park, hasn ' t he? NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY Louis Krieger: Do you know how to drive a motor car? Kenneth Seitz: Well, I thought I did until I had a short talk with a policeman yesterday. HORSE POWER Rastus: What ho ' se powah am dat flivvah? Rafus: Ro ' hund ' ed million when she balks. OUR HERO John Gilligan is now trying to invent an automobile that will stop and count ten before it tries to pass another on a narrow road. POPULAR Patron: I bought a steak here yesterday, I believe. Waiter: Yes, sir, will you have the same to- day? Patron: I might as well if no one else is using it. RANDOLPH SCHUBERT ' S LOVE SONG I never sausage eyes as thine, And if you ' ll butcher hand in mine, And liver round me every day We ' ll seek some ham-let far away We ' ll meat life ' s frown with life ' s caress And cleaver road to happiness. ANOTHER FRIENDSHIP SEVERED Who on earth is that homely girl Jack ' s dancing with? That ' s my sister. She surely can dance! HARD LABOR Ralph Oswald: Gee, I ' m tired. Robert Schuttler: Whatcha been doin ' ? Ralph Oswald: Watchin ' some fellows; workin ' ! BRIEF Carl Hanna: Tell them all you know. It will not take very long. Kenneth Hibner: I ' ll tell them all we both know, for it will not take any longer. RAINY DAY Paul Dausch seated himself at a table in a wayside inn. Suddenly he felt drops of rain on his head. Paul Dausch : What ' s the matter with the roof, waiter? Is it always like t his? Waiter: No sir, only when it rains. BUM ' S RUSH " Lady, could yer gimme a quarter to get me where me family is? " " Certainly, my poor man. Where is your family? " " At de movies. " SENIORS He : I ' m going to kiss you. (No answer.) He: (louder) I ' m going to kiss you. (No answer.) He: Are you deaf? She: No, but you ' re dumb. PERFECT AGREEMENT The absent minded jewelry salesman was getting married. He was presenting his bride with a ring and hesitated. " With this ring, " said the minister. " With this ring, " nodded the salesman, " we give a written guarantee, reminding the cus- tomer that money is cheerfully refunded. " 20 SENIOR II ) ( S T 10 R SENIOR ATHLETICS Maynard Schocii Alfred Chandler has played basketball ever since be entered Manual. As ;i freshman be played well with Coach Roeinisier ' s year- lings. His second year v;is spent with the sec- ond team, while liis third year v;is spent on the varsity. " Al " played center or forward positions and played either of them well. " Al " w;is a regular Jimmie Fox on the baseball team, playing first base in professional style. Charles Stuart has also played basketball since lie entered Manual. He has given one year of freshman and three years of varsity service. In addition " Charlie " ran the quarter mile with the thinly dads. Carl EEanna has a sensational basketball career as he started right in with the varsity team and has remained with them for three years. Carl is a very dependable defensive man. lie has held the back guard position during all three seasons, lie has been faith- ful to the Redskin ball totters in his garden position. Brilliant work and good attitude won for Carl the Sophomore Koines Alumni medal. Nathan Regenstrief is one of Bridgeford ' s dependable basketeers. " Regen " has played basketball all four years of his high school at- tendance. " Regen " , " Al " and " Charlie " have been basketball pals for four years, each having played basketball since his freshman year. " Nate " was a track aspirant, running the dashes and high hurdles. Randolph Schubert is one racketeers. " Randy " was captain of the tennis team during Hie 1930 campaign, lie surely swings a mean racquet in his contests, and always puts forth his best efforts in everything he does. Joe Klein, Manual ' s hu- man " Man Mountain " in size, played very well at cen- ter last season on the varsity five. Joe has not played football at Manual hut has always been willing to help on the side lines. Nick Comsa was just about an all around man for the thinly dads in the field events. Nick led the track team in the pole vault, the .Moffat ' s La Vaughn Brabendek, Assistant Robert Coomler, Manager Clayton Bfrres, Assistant high jump and the broad jump. He always did his best in each of these events. Li:l{ov McKee has always been up and ready to work with the football team. LeRoy ' s suc- cess has been held hack somewhat by inex- perience, but his willingness to help has been greatly appreciated. Paul Davis was just about the smallest " big " man on the track team. He ran the Long distance jaunts including the mile, half- mile and the quarter-mile. Joe Davis was on the football team and was very dependable at the pivot position or cen- ter. Joe was on the track team and put the shol well. He also ran the half-mile. Philip Lyon was a dependable lineman on the football team for two years. He played tackle ami guard, and played both positions well. Norman Frentress has been one of Manual ' s most consistent thinly dads. " Norm " was on the track team for four years. He ran the 11)0 and 220-yard dashes, quarter-mile, and cross- country. Norman always gave his best for the benefit of the team. Maynard Schoch has given long and faith- ful service to the athletic department as he was a member of the basketball team his fresh- man year and a member of the second team his sophomore year. Three years as catcher on the varsity baseball team is his greatest service. .Maynard is one of the best catchers Manual lias ever had. It was a fortunate ap- pointment for the athletic teams this semester when Robert Coomler was ap- pointed student manager of all athletics. Bob certainly has done and is continuing to do an excellent job. Dur- ing the football season Bob was student manager, doc- tor and what not. Bob was assisted by two able-bodied men — La Vaughn Brabender and Clayton Buries. These boys ren- dered faithful and efficient service every afternoon dur- ing the football season. 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