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

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JUNE 1934 SEN I O R BOOSTER Published by JUNE 1934 SENIOR CLASS Manual Training High School INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA Entered as second-class matter March 30, 1912, at Indianapolis, Indiana under Act of March 3, 1879 foreword J[o recall memories of our school « to portray activities of an advancing M. T. H. S. - and to visualize the possibilities of the future, is the pur- pose of this, our Senior Booster. VIRGINIA RUSSETT NORMA HALL EARL PATTERSON Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Business Manager E. H. KEMPER McCOMB — Our leader and school idol throughout our four inspiring years at Manual. His " carry- ing on " spirit lias been an inspiration for which we are grateful. BERTRAM SANDERS — " There is some thing about Mr. Sanders, something about his manner that we like, like, like (played to the tune of his favor- ite song). " King of the Red House " and vice-principal. C. M. SHARP — " King of the While House " and an efficient one, too. One of our two popular vice-principals. He listens to our troubles with sympathe- tic interest. JOHN WOERNER — His Majesty, the president of our class. Speed and alertness make up for his size. Senior student manager. Ticket agent. Pres- ident of Radio and Camera Clubs. Roines. MARTIN O ' NEILL — Our eminent vice- president. One of our veteran debat- ers. Dubbed " Curley Locks " by class play cast. Top-Tenner. Sold lots of tickets. Odd Number Club. Roines. JESSIE LEVIN — Besides being secretary of our class, she was the adorable heroine in the class play. " Snow White. " Member of the regular Boost- er staff of which she was editor-in- chief last semester. Book and French Clubs. EUGENE WAUL — There is something nliout " Arab " that we all like. An athlete of no mean ability; starred in basketball, football and tennis. Class treasurer. Roines. VIRGINIA RUSSETT — " Our editor " has a beautiful ambition to be dignified, but she is just " good ole Ginny " to us. Recognition in the newspaper world seems to be her goal. Will-maker. chairman of Class Day, and president of the Book Club. Masoma. EARL PATTERSON — The capable busi- ness manager of the Senior Booster. Another boy who knows a good school; he transferred here from Tech. Hip, hip horray, he likes " Quee. " LVGILE DAVIS — Best little scenery painter that ever hit Manual. Always seen and heard with her " co-snooper, " Ginnie. Art Editor of Senior Booster. Book Club and associate editor of the weekly Booster. Masoma. DONALD WAGENER — Seems very ser- ious about Charlotte. Star center on basketball team. First man on tennis team. What about, " Feet? " Class historian. Forum Club. Roines. HELEi FECHTMAN — This Helen is our tennis champ; she ' s a wizard at it. Class prophet. President of G. L. M. and H. Y. S. Vice-president of Masoma. JOHN HAYES — A gentleman who prefers Helen. " Prince Florimond " in Snow White. Captain of the band. President of the Roines. Booster agent. Pep band. Military and German Clubs. MISS ARDA KNOX — Our friend ana ideal. We have all enjoyed and prof- ited from those heart to heart talks during roll call. Sponsor of the Ro- ines. MR. G R. CLAYTON — Our congenial roll room teacher. Kindness and patience are just two of the best words that de- scribe him. Ask Mr. Clayton about the " Harem. " NORMA 11 ALL — Always cheerful regard- less of all tlie positions she holds. She almost turned prematurely grey while making our class banner. Asso- ciate editor of the Senior Booster, sen- ior attendance clerk, member of the Red Cross (x section), and Book Clubs. Masoma. MILDRED JACKSON— A charming com- bination of beauty and efficiency. As- sistant business manager for both weekly and Senior Boosters. Masoma. THELMA FOSTER — Cute, witty, and a good sport signifies " Foster. " How that dame worked and slaved on this Senior Booster as chairman of person- als committee. Dwarf in class play. Attendance secretary of Speech Arts (x section) and 11. Y. S. Clubs. LA] .Y.I STEIN KE — The " Giggle Girl of Manual. " Sweet plus sweetness de- scribes " our " Lavina. Duchess in " Snow White. " Member of that eccen- tric trio of " Ginnie, Ceil, and Steinke. " II. Y. S. Club. KENNETH WINDHORST — Ssh ! a sec- ret! Kenny has a crush on our editor. We have cause to believe that Kenny will make a very aide business man. Excellent business manager of Senior Booster. Roines and Spanish Clubs. RICHARD HASSE — You ' ll know why the .jokes in the Booster have been bet- ter than ever when you see the twinkle in bis eyes. In charge of the Booster Bulletins. German and Camera Clubs. ALBERT DRAKE — Writer of ithletics for Senior Booster. Drove " ducky " to distraction. Would make a good mode) for pretzels because of his training as veil leader. Secretary of the Service club. GERALDINE BRISBIN — Jerry is n quiet girl who gets all A pluses. Sue is well known for her writing ability, and she hopes to become an author. The Ivy Day write up was under her supervision. .Masoma and Odd Num- ber ( ' luhs. INEZ SMITH — What strange fascination does 110 hold for " Brangomar? " Inez is so thoughtful and sweet it is a myst- ery to everyone how she could be such a wicked ipieen in the class play. Sec- retary of Speech Arts (x section). Masoma. 1 I AT LOUISE LEACHMAN — Pals around with Anna Louise. Really a peacb of a girl. Concerned about an old graduate of Manual — Louis, by name. Member of Business Girls ' ami Red Cross (x section) Clubs. GERALDINE ALLANSON — ' Chickie " and " Wimpy " are just two of her nick names. Passes out Boosters in a flash. Likes for her boy friends to be twins. Page in class play. HENRIETTA WEI LAND — Another one of the sweet Weiland sisters. Wrote class play account for Senior Booster. Member of the G. L. M. Council. Masoma. GERTRUDE WINKELHAUS — Our little lady of the Booster. Very, very, effic- ient typist of the Senior Booster. Busi- ness committee for class play. G. L. M. Council. Book Club . ELIZABETH WEILAND — Her Highness — Manual ' s lovely and popular May Queen. Betty likes ' em blond. Pres- ident of Masoma. Member of German and IT. Y. S. Clubs CLARA POGGEMEYER — When better Booster editors are made. Clara will train them. Proved to be a real organ- izer in our local newspaper office. Member of Girls ' Glee and Business Girls ' Clubs. EDWIN ADAMS — His dark hah- and yel- low sweater are a wow of a contrast. Mr. Skaar ' s protege. Another proud owner of a beautiful model T. " There ' s Something About a Soldier " must have been written about Ed. DELIA AONELERI — Ida Mae ' s best friend. Likes all commercial subjects and has taken all she can possibl y cram into four short years. Business Girls ' Club. MILDRED ALDERTON — " Blondie " is just the ideal combination — blonde hair, blue eyes, and just lots of sweetness. Never seen without a following. Mr. Sharp ' s helper. G. L. M. Council. H. Y. S. Club. FRANCIS ANGERER — One of our big lie-man athletes. Don ' t we envy him bis graduation present? Francis likes variety. Played varsity football and basketball. Gym Club. WILLIAM ARMSTRONG — Just a glance at bis flaming red hair might cause a lire drill. Has a bored " man about- town " expression, but we happen to know it ' s a fake. Radio Club. VIRGINIA AYRES — Was an attractive and competent usher for class play. Very gracious in manner. She ' s a Girl Reserve. Business committee for class play. WILBUR BAKER — Wilma ' s twin broth- er. Always seen with Manual ' s fairest damsels. It could be because of his musical nature. Tennis champion. WILMA BAKER — One of Manual ' s most attractive brunettes. That is what at- tracted Bob, in addition to her sense of humor. Friends with everybody who will assist her in working out her talks for speech. PAUL BARMAN — What would Paul do without a cross-word puzzle to work? He even makes the things. " Eric " in May Day program. Rather reckless; he thinks he wants to be a race driver. KATHLEEN BARNES — Kathleen spends much of her rime practising to be a commercial readier by connecting Mrs. Sipe ' s type tests. Hard worker in olT ' iee training. Very often seen with Hazel. ELIZABETH BARTACOVITCH — Always knows who ' s who in roll call. A mem- ber of Mr. Clayton ' s harem. Seems to know what she ' s talking about in chem- istry. Book Club. MAYNITA BAUMGART — Right here we predict that Maynita will be a future math professor, because she really knows her numbers (whose?). Member of personals committee. German and Masoma Clubs. EDWARD BECKMAN — Ed ' s ambition is a secret more or less. Just ask him what instrument he used to play in the orchestra. Honors both the Camera and Forum Clubs with his august presence. CARL BERDEL — To make up for his size this infant goes around trying to break people ' s arms or give them double pneumonia. Another class play " dwarf. " Band footer. Personals. DORA BERMAN — Would take the prize in any dancing contest; she ' s a past master at thp art. We can ' t imagine seeing Dora without Eunice. Business Girls ' Club. MABEL BEYMER — Dancing lady de- scribes Mabel. Made up cast of class play as if she had been doing it for years. Drives many weary students home. CURTIS BOW EN — Has the novel distinc- tion of beating our football coach in :i fierce game of golt. Practices drives in roll call by shooting paper wads. Curt does ' nt chew gum. OETA MAE BRATTAIN — One of those cute little pink and blue heralds in " Snow White. " Is quite domestically inclined — maybe. Seemed to have a great deal to do for class play. ARTHUR BREDY — Spends every avail- able moment in the jewelry depart- ment. Art served on both the foot- ball and track teams. Member of Serv- ice and German Clubs. MART BRETHAUER — Drives a very darling green Chevie roadster. Always wears the smartest sport clothes. Her dearest friend has been " Renee " during all the four years. Personals. ESTHER BRINK — Esther is quiet, but yon always know when she ' s around. Likes tap dancing and does it as well as her algebra problems. Member of H. Y. S. and Masoma Clubs. EREDERICK BROW DUES — Major in the R. O. T. C. What a hero he will make in the army. Gets a strange en- joyment out of losing points in civics. Has eyes of the delightful baby blue shade. LLOYD CAIN — Is it true that Lloyd goes for a certain " Queen? " We say, what a man he was in the class play ! And purple should be his color now. IDA MAE CAITO — We wouldn ' t be at all surprised if Ida obtained the first position she applies for, because she looks as efficient as she is. Delia ' s pal. Vice-president of Business Girls ' Club. OTHEL CASTLEMAN — Has lots of dig- nity but really rushes around when she does the " Minnesota Rush. " It can be predicted that whatever Othel un- dertakes will be successfully complet- ed. MARIE CHAPMAN — Has the lovely un- usual combination of blond hair and brown eyes. Likes subjects on busi- ness: could it be monkey business? Business committee for class play. Business Girls ' Club. FELIX CHIPLIS — Knows more about radios than the inventor. Just ask him. His quiet nature denotes con- stant, deep concentration. Takes Lat- in as Mr. Schell likes for it to be taken. Personals. RALPH CHUPP — A tennis player with lots of ability and sportsmanship. A personal friend of Miss Iske. Rates as a good scout with everyone. Roines. LEO CORN — Developed his muscles with his friends. Known as a heap big he- man. Likes to dance, and does it well. Came from Tech to a good school. Per- sonals. LUCILLE CONOVER — Her main inter- est is an old grad. Very good in domestic subjects. Handles a car like a race driver. Business committee for class Dlay. Business Girls ' Club. BRAINARD COOPER — One reason why Miss Knox has had to close the door ol 135 after the third bell. Bud has help- ed Mr. Finch backstage for three years. Vice-president of Speech Arts Club sec- tion. HELEN COPE — Her seat in roll room Is desired by many girls ; Helen is in- different. A petite blond club woman. Member of Girl Reserves, Poetry. Masoma and Girls ' Glee Clubs. VIVIAN FERRELL COX — An efficient library assistant. One reason why so many boys are found in the library. Typist for the Booster. Business Girls ' Club. Masoma. ALMA CROAK — Finds that civics class is a delightful place to sleep. But. nevertheless, she is going to be a good lawyer. Is a veteran member of the Camera Club. DOROTHY CROSS — Her hair matches our class color — red, in case you didn ' i know. Served on committees for both senior days. " Ermengrade " in class play. Treasurer of Camera Club, Sec- retary of Glee Club. PEARL DEMETRIUS — Don ' t mistake any whistling you hear around ' these here " parts for a bird, because it will probably be Pearl. Worked on cos- tume committee for class play. FRANK DETER — A big handsome blond that came here from Tech. When asked what he ' s interested in, he says nothing, but we know that isn ' t poss- ible. Made lots of friends in a shori time. GOLDIE DICHNER — Her characteriza- tion of " Witch Hex " in Snow While was remarkable. ' Tis gossiped aboul that Goldie hopes to be a future Gar- bo. Very active in the Speech Arts Club (x section). VERNON ELHRECHT — Very often seen meandering around the halls with the " Swellest Belle. " If you should ask Vernon what five things he is most in- terested in, he would answer hand to all of them. German and Science Clubs. SOL ESHOWSKY -- " Wanna buy a duck? " is Sol ' s greeting to customers in his place of business. Perhaps he doesn ' t like 135; at least he doesn ' t spend much time there. MAURICE ETHERINGTON - - " Better Lare Than Never " seems to be an old standby proverb to Maurice. Miss Thornton ' s commercial star — some- times. Doesn ' t seem ro know thai girls exist. PHYLLIS FETTA — Shines in all her work and has ever since she was a freshie, too. Made a very dignified look- ing usher for the class play. Member of the business committee for The class play and May Day. LEROY FISHER — Ahem, this is none other than " Sir Dandiprat Bombas " of class play fame. Makes that big, big noise in the band. Popular with every- one. FRANCES G ALT IN -- Another gracious Girl Reserve. Always smiling about something or at someone. There ' s one thing that Frances likes to do better than anything else on earth. Guess what. Business committee for class play. EST EL LA GERBOFSKY — Don ' t be sur- prised if, upon awakening in a hospital some day, you see that your nurse is none other than our own Estella. Sew- ed on " Snow White " costumes. IOLA GILLASPY— -Mrs. Sehad admits that she doesn ' t know how she will get along without Iola. Prince ' s page in " Snow White. " Spanish Club and Speech Arts Club (y section). FANNIE GOLDSTEIN — Very amiable disposition. Third in the line of Gold- steins. Talks a lot, but no one seems to mind because, you see, they ' re in- terested. Business Girls ' Club. WILLIAM GOLDSTEIN — " Babs " to his friends. Had prominent role in the class play, that of " Berathol. " An out- standing veteran debater. President of the Odd Number Club. Simply hoards Top Ten buttons. CHARLES GREEN— We wonder win tins boy was named Charles, because he is always called " Jack " which suits him very much. Very often seen talking with Lillian. Plays a trumpet in the band. CURT GUELDEN — Look for " Mutt " wherever you see Curt. Only works when he ' s not supposed to. He must like quiet evenings at home, because lie plays chess and checkers many nights. MARGARET HALL— Oh my, " this girl is interested in a person in the West — side of town. Industrious back stager — passed out properties. Vice-presi- dent of Girl Reserves. DORIS HANSEN — Likes to get lessons with Wilbur. Has taken all commer- cial subjects but is all wrapped up in the idea of being a nurse. KENNETH HARLAN — Another silent member of the senior firm. Likes to argue witli Searles in Spanish class. Chairman of the gift committee. Pres- ident of Spanish Club. ALICE HARMS — Certainly turns out the work in office training class. Gets good grades in everything. Business com- mittee for class play. Member of Jun- ior Red Cross (x section) and Busi- ness Girls ' Clubs. GERTRUDE HARTMAN — Talking feet has this blue eyed Gertie when it comes to tap dancing. Always knows the latest scandal. May Queen candi- date. " Guinivere " in class play. H. V. S. Club. Masoma. FRANCES HAWTHORNE — Seems to take her studies seriously. Knocked everyone ' s eyes out with her lovely yel- low Ivy Day dress. Distinguished for her musical chuckle. Speech Arts Club (x section). CASH HELMS — Of the dark and hand- some type but has eyes for only one girl. Quite a good dancer and will soon know how to do the " Minnesota Rush " — right. " Heb " (we know you are a good sport). MILDRED HIBNER — " Milly ' is that quiet little cute thing seen here or there once in awhile. Is she or is she a man hater? But that doesn ' t keep the boys away. Member of the Speech Arts Club ( x section ) . DORIS HOOSER — Quite a studious in- dividual. Keeps Mr. Clayton from turning gray by never talking out of turn in roll call. Has great amibtions to become a famous dress designer. GEORGE HOYT — Made advertising of " Snow White " much better because of his superior printing. Was more than a star on our football team. HELEN HUBER — Helps to promote ;i cheerful atmosphere in roll room bj distributing lots of sweet smiles. His- torian of Glee Club. Business commit- tee for class play. Masoma. .JOHN HUFFMAN — Our distinguished student stage manager. Likes to boss people. Must have originated the say- ing " Nuts Grandma. " Might become a second Rubinoff. ROBERT HUGHES — " Jack of all Instru- ments " in the music line, and all in- dications show that lie will be a future Ben Bernie. Sergeant in senior band and vice-president of Chess and Check- ers Club. CHARLES JENKINS — His superb char- acterization in the Red Cross play, " The Flower Shop. " is still remembered with pleasure. Miss Hunter ' s helper. Forum Club. MARTHA JOHNSON — The library seems to be Martha ' s " second " home; quite a good helper, too. Her future interest is science. Did her share on the Ivy Day committee. Masoma. VIOLA JOHNSON — Captivated t h e hearts of all as " Quee " in the class play. Hip, Hip, Hurray ! She and the business manager of the Senior Boost- er have quite a lot in common. NORMA JOHNSTON — This girl surely has glamour. One of the three attractive girls in the popular Pep Band. Was both the wicked pedler woman and the duchess in class play. Glee Club. RUTH KARR — Likes to do the funniesl tilings at the funniest times. A cute little blond who served on the business committee for class play. " Howdy " likes to swim. JOHN KARDSTEDT — One of the most humorous jesters at the Roines meet- ings. Will play nothing hut the largest horn in the band. Comes from the Heights. Roines. Personals. HAZEL KEMPER — One of these quiel little girls with a mighty voice. She surely can warble. Member of Girls Glee Club and choir. DAVID KING — Drives a negative mode! T. Mighty man on the golf team. His honest face caused him to be elected treasurer of the Service Club. HARRY KIRSCHNER — Quite a loquac- ious man is this captain of the yell team. Believes life is what you make it, so he takes it easy. " Glick " in the class play. President of Forum Club. Debating team. Roines. ELVERA KIRSCHNER — Just a regular little busy-body in office training. Boys? — why she literally hates the things. Harry ' s nice little sister. Secretary of Forum Club. Masoma. ESTHER KOCH — No show is complete without this talented pianist ; she puts real pep in the Pep Band. Composes melodies that would make Irving Ber- lin bow his head in shame. Vice-pres- ident of Glee Club. Masoma. MERL KORD — Is so extravagant that he Is determined to study banking. Leader of the dwarfs in class play. Swings an expert golf club and can tell you all about it. IRENE EUCHLER— As a splendid mis- tress of ceremonies for the Ivy Day program, Irene helped to make the affair one which will be remembered with pleasure for a long time. Mary ' s pal. Personals. ROY LAGLE — " Pat " is never seen with- out Juanita. One of Manual ' s Beau Brummels. Our debonair drum major who can really strut. Vice-president of Military Club. HELEN LAMB — Always ready to hear a good juke. " Astolaine " in the class play. Just another ballroom " Tuesday nighter. " Speech Arts (x section). HAZEL LANDRIGAN— It ' s a terrible shame we didn ' t have Hazel here with us for all four years. A very efficient worker — always finishes what she starts. THELMA LAYRENZ— Lovely May Queen attendant. Quite a busy little girl. .Secretary-treasurer for both Masoma and II. Y. S. Entertainment commit- tee for Class Day. KENNETH LEE — The reason Miss Whis- enancl lias to si niggle so in teaching- Spanish. An old crony of Chestine. Consistent Top Tenner. Secretary of Science Club and member of Spanish and Art Club. PAUL LE1M — Everybody ' s " little " help- er. Develops bis muscles by working back-stage. Quite an old flash at checkers, and swears he can ' t be beat- en at it. Member of the Chess and Checkers Club. HERMAN LjEWIS — Life to " Mutt " is just one continuous ride on a rocking horse. Likes to lead yells unofficially. Scooted scenery back-stage for class play. President of the Chess and Checkers Club. CI OLDIE LIEBERMAN — Maid of Honor to " Lady Ursula " in the class play. Old fashioned dancer on Ivy Day program. Looked very sweel in her dress of the " gay nineties. " Business Girls ' Club. ANNA LOUISE LORENZ — Has an un- surpassed ability to please " Sil. " " Christabel " in class play. Ivy Day committee. Vice-president of Forum Club. Member of Junior Red Cross, x section. Masoma. DOUGLAS LOWE — Rides to and fro in a colorful chariot dreaming dreams of " Marg. " Doug ' s team won the class play ticket sales. Varsity basketball star. Gym Club. DO HIS MeKENZLE — " Do " breaks all records for attending different high schools. Everybody thinks she ' s sweet, and rightly so. Spends her time with Lloyd. Speech Arts Club (x section). HAROLD MENZEL — Can always be counted on for lots of first class root- ing at any event, athletic or otnerwise. Is quite a musical little boy. MARY MIKE — We wonder what mys- tery lurks behind those blue eyes o£ Mary ' s. Has a sweet smile for every- one, and that is sumpin ' . Speech Arts (y section) and Art Clubs. CHESTINE MILLER — ' Tis suspicioned by observers that " Ace " is a confirmed woman hater. Was both a cat and a page in the class play. Lias high ambi- tions to lie a chemist. Top Ten. Speech Arts (x section) and Science Clubs. JUANITA MILLER — A girl with bright blue eyes, personality, and a stunning unusual coiffure. Industrious worker both inside and outside of school. Drum major-ess. LILLIAN MILLER — Red beaded sophis- ticated lady describes Lil. Takes French ; maybe she wants to go to France. Passes out food after school. Another girl who likes Butlerites. French Club. 1. 1 CILE MILLER — Because Lucile is a Girl Scout, she is always willing to do her daily good deed. Outstanding in athletics. French and Cook Clubs. EDWARD MOORE — Last of the Moores to attend our Alma Mater. With be- coming dignity, Ed presented our Ivy plant to Mr. Sanders on Ivy Day. Mem- ber of Forum and Military Clubs. Ko- ines. JOHN MULLIN — Has possibilities of be- coming a great Irish historian. Des- pite all ideas to the contrary John not related in any way to " Moon " the comic strips. VENETA NELSON — Her bright and cello will he missed in the 01 Ira. The third of this Nelson fa and each one, it seems, is better the one before. is of smile •ches- mily. than ANITA O ' DWYER — It is said Unit she has ambitions to be an actress, anil we arc backing her up. A dwaif in the class play. Active member of the Business Girls ' Club. CHARLES OZMENT — Has a very special group of friends that he is seen with constantly. Can always lie found around the Brown Giant stand just talking. MILDRED PARSLEY — Has unusual in- terest in the driver of a Chevie. Never seen without Lena or Norma. Busi- ness committee for class play. LUCILLE PASCH — Her interest in homo management makes us suspicious. When Lucille mentions " Sparky. " don ' t think she ' s talking about a horse. Busi- ness committee for the class play. Camera Club. Masoma. SAMUEL PATTERSON — " Pis rumored be is called " Schlem " and goes around with " Harrie. " Belongs to a very tine fraternity. A. Z. A. by name. GENEVA PATTISON — Always has lots of very important " confiabing " to do before taking up minor details such as lessons. Member of Junior Bed !ross (y section). SYLVIA PHILLIPS — A cute dancer oL ! no little bit of ability. Her clothes are the pet envy of many well-dressed girls. " Bus " does ' nt stand for a public con- veyance in Svlvia ' s mind. French Club. REBECCA PLOTT — The class prophecy revealed " Becky ' s " ambit ion to be an official needle threader in a dress shop. Class play business committee. Busi- ness Girls ' Club. ANGELO PRESUTTI — Is seldom heard. Played football to keep down bis weight, and really did something worth while. He drives bis Ford with lots and lots of skill. A future mechanic is our Angelo. KATIE PRICE — Her beautiful eyes would melt the heart of any camera- man. Looks demure, but her pals know differently. Has prospects of getting a job at a grocery store — may- be. DORIS RAY — Another little blond of our fair class. Interested in nature, but " birds " especially. Likes to dance and sing too. Member of Girls ' Glee Club. FLOYD REIDENBACH — Why all the Blue and White, Knight? Could it be your lady ' s colors? A ' s are second na- ture to Floyd. Secretary of the Forum Club. A loyal member of the Roines. GLADYS REIMER — Always the ideal picture of neatness. Another efficient member of that hard working business committee for class play. Member of Business Girls ' Club. LILY AN REISER — " HI " always has a comeback for everyone. Displays lots of talent in speech and French. Her eyes radiate personality at all times. French and Science Clubs. MARY ELLEN ROARK — ' Tis often said that music hath charms, but in this case " Charm " hath music. Wrote one of our Ivy Day songs. A member of Red Cross (x section) and Speech Arts Clubs. ALFRED ROBINSON — One of Manual ' s future attorneys. Tries to decide all cases that arise in 135. but he never gets a hearing. Carries volumes, but doesn ' t use them. Forum Club. EILEEN ROBINSON — More often than not she ' s seen with Peggy. Captain of one class play ticket team. Business committee for class play. Latin and Business Girls ' Clubs. PLEZANT ROBERTS — Plezant is head- ed for a pugilistic career. One of these tall and silent romeos — but we guess the girls prefer them that way. RUTH RO ECKEL — Put Mt. Auburn on the map. Brought lots of smiles and giggles with her to cheer the halls of Manual. Very sweet and friendly. RUTH RUSSELL — Ruth takes the most difficult subjects and makes plusses without a great deal of effort it seems. Has lots of very special friends. Back stage in class play. Masoma. Busi- ness Girls ' Club. LENA SABOE — Known as " Big Time " to some people. One of the main reasons why 135 is so " quiet. " Member of thai vigorous trio of Milly, Norma and Lena. ZELDA SACKS — A little girl with a great big smile. Gets a keen delight out of seeing people push potatoes around with their noses. Odd Number Club member — you m ' ght have known. JULIA SARVICH — Seems quiet but we have been informed that she is as live- ly as the liveliest. Has a handwriting- envied by many. Interested in com- mercial subjects. ALBERT SHEMELSON — Hails from An- derson ; wonder if he ran all the way here? Wants to become famous, but he won ' t practice. A pepper in the Pep Band. Science Club. JEAN SIMMONDS — Known as " Leviti- cus, " and that isn ' t hard to believe it you know him. Spends lo1 of lime in the shops. Member of basketball team and track squad. ESTHER SKAGGS — Better known as " Firecracker " in Mr. Moffat ' s classes. " Rosalye " in the class play. French and Masoma Chilis. HELEN SMITH — Doesn ' t hear or see anything unless it ' s about John. " Ame- lotte " in " Snow White. " Spanish ami Masoma Clubs. ABE STEIN — Ah, the secret is out: this is " Haddie. " Dancer in Ivy Day pro- gram: served on the committee too. Another A. Z. A. brother. Speecb Arts (y section). ESTHER STOTLER — Another quiet member of 135. We wonder? Loves to write short stories and poissessses an ability to do .so. Red Cross (y section) and German Clubs. RALPH STRIGGO — A " heap big man- nsy " and liked by everyone. Official time-keeper at all home basketball games. Ah, the time that Ralph fell asleep in the barbershop chair — that was a real tragedy. Radio and Chess and Checker Clubs. CLINTON SWITZER — A boy that knows all the answers. His secret ambition is finally disclosed — he wants lo he a basketball coach! And if thai isn ' t successful, he says that mathematics can replace it. VIRGINIA TAYLOR — So much ginger and giggles she should start a giggle society. Has a very nice personality. Likes business. Member of Book. Poetry, and Business Girls ' Clubs. ALMA THOMAS — Can usually he found in the library. Ts always willing to stage a good tap dance, and enjoys it as much as the spectators. CHARLES THOREN — A deep. deep thinker and is quite interested in the way of science, also in flaming haired girls. A devotee to sport activities. Member of the Ivy Day committee. JOHN TICESAN — Has a personality that makes friends for him everywhere. Yovan ' s shadow. Frequently seen at the ballroom. Senior student manager. Football. Service Club. HOLLACE VOORHIES — Started his high school career at Manual, and had to leave, biit we ' re glad to say came back to us to graduate. Musical and a iroori thinker. Makes high brow speeches in Miss Webster ' s speech class. BEATRICE WAISS — " Bea " has a flair for heading the Top Ten and collect- ing bronze medals. She won the Swift Essay Contest last year — just one ex- ample of her many accomplishments. Dwarf in class play. Personals com- mittee. Masoma. EVANGELINE WEBER — " Van " of the Van and Gertie combination. Has an unusual interest in Butler. Southern charm makes many friends for Mrs. Weber ' s little girl. Paere in class play. ' H. T. S. Club. ETHEL WEIGEL — Had her troubles while on the costume committee for class play — but didn ' t we all? She wishes to become a modiste. Forum Club and Masoma. J3 Z ai mz a BERNADINE WEILAND— -One of the reasons for lots of anxious customers in the fales room. Her beautiful brown eyes are a big asset. Has won awards for her proficiency in stenotypy. Masoma. LUCILLE WELCH — Takes her daily dozen passing absence lists and likes a lot of cheerful " Thank you ' s " for the service. Seems to have numerous out- side interests. Masoma. ALBERTA WELLMAN — One of Manual ' s best artists and lias proved her artistic ability in her :irt work on (be Booster staff. " Worker in the Red Cross Club (x section). VERA WHEATLY — Ts a loyal member ol her sorority. Don ' t breath this, but there ' s a boy that works in a grocery. Very good in commercial subjects. Masoma. M BLTj WEETON — Uses loads of energy in office training. No matter who yon are your just a " pantie waist " to Mabel. Always has a good time. Sec- retary G. L. M. H. Y. S Club ALMA WHEELER — Alma isn ' t a red- head, hut she has a weakness for any- one who is. Generally wins her side of any question in any argument. Is unite interested in office training. DOROTHY WITTTTNCrER — Hails from Haughville. A regular roll room chat- terbox. Must read a lot, because she ' s always in the library. Member of Junior Red Cross (x section). U RY WWTTE — Alary has a summer job that lots of uiris would ' ike. Ts goiiv to trav°l out to Butler. " Lady Lvnette 1 ' in class play. Very " frank. " IT. Y. S. CETFTON WHrTLEY — The Prince who was a " Piker. " Tan be write poetry, and how! Tf is said that Cliff can play bridge. Enacted the very hard uart of a duke in class play. Science Club. CONVA WILLOUGHBY — lias dancing blue eyes that would lieht no any class room. His name is Merril. Another hard worker back stage for class play. Business committee. NEETJE WILDER — Always has a lot of important things to say to Barteld. and takes a long time to say them. Served on business committee for class play. Business Girls ' Club. HARVEY WYANT — Keeps the Booster from going into the black despair of being bankrupt. The big blond brute takes office training, tra. la. And is very good at it. EUNICE ZICK — One of our very pretty brunettes, who honors the ballroom quite frequently with her presence. De- votes her time to office training. JOHN YOVAN — Has excelled in football since his f reside days. Starred in base ball, basketball and track. The fact that he can be seen in the sales room doesn ' t prove he ' s buying any- thing, necessarily. Koines. HAROLD ZUKERMAN — Just plain old Znke to his many friends and A. Z. A. brothers. Dancer in the Gym Show, and every other place. Speech Arts Club (y section). LULA ZOITOS — Big brown eyes, pleas- ant smile, baby talk — that ' s Lula. Efficient member of costume commit- tee for class play. Business Girls ' Club. THE BOOSTER Published by the June 1934 Class of Manual Training High School EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Virginia Russett Associate Editor Norma Hall Art Editor Lucile Davis Assistants Lavina Steinke and Martin O ' Neill Class Play Henrietta Weiland Ivy Day Geraldine Brisbin Chairman of Personals Thelma Foster Committee — Helen Fechtman, Beatrice Waiss, Rutli Russell, Esther Brink, Lena Saboe, Esther Brink, Carl Berdel, Leo Cohn, Mary Brethaur, Irene Kuchler, Maynita Baumgart, Felix Chip- lis, John Karstedt, Chestine Miller, Kenneth Lee. Jokes Richard Hasse Typist Gertrude Winklehaus Sponsor Miss Hodges BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Earl Patterson In School Sales Kenneth Windhorst Bookkeepers — Geraldine Allanson, Inez Smith, Mary Louise Leachman. Assistant Business Manager Mildred Jackson Sponsor Miss Haynes CLASS OFFICERS President John Woerner Vice-president Martin O ' Neill Secretary Jessie Levin Treasurer Eugene Wahl Prophet Helen Fechtman Willmaker Virginia Russett Giftorian John Hayes Historian Donald Wagener CLASS SPONSORS Faculty Sponsor Miss Arda Knox Roll Room Sponsor Mr. C. R. Clayton Ivy Day Sponsor Miss Margaret Kellenbach Class Day Sponsor Miss Vivian Webster " FIGHT, FORGE AND FAIL NOT " Four years ago, we, the June ' 34 seniors, en- tered .Manual with hopes high, and our principal ambition the completion of our high school edu- cation. We realized then that to prevent failure and accomplish our purpose, it would he neces- sary to fight unflinchingly, and relentlessly forge ahead. Our highest pinnacle in high school has been reached, and as we enter the future to gain greater accomplishments we feel that we cannot fail with such a motto to inspire us. The future is only a more rugged extension il our high school career with more difficult and important problems to solve and a higher peak of life to reach. Just as we have attained our goal in high school, we now go out to put forth our supreme efforts to " Fight, Forge, and Fail Not " in climbing the future heights. JUST " AU REVOIR " This is our last chance to address all our teachers, friends, and classmates as a whole. Our sentiments go deeper than merely thanking everyone for past favors, or giving any of the customary farewells. We aren ' t really going to leave forever. When in later years our thoughts wander back to school days, the sensible ami intelligent influence of our faculty advisers and helpers will be freshly illuminated in our minds. And then we will be more than evei thankful for those precious days. But back to present reality — our thought of leave-taking now is done amid laughter and gaiety, for we have not realized yet that we, who have lived for four years in the atmos- phere of a splendid challenge — " We Can, We Must, We Will, " are actually leaving. Our intentions are to stride forth and make practical use of the splendid training that Man- ual has offered, and then come back again bring- ing honor and pride to our Alma Mater. So instead of saving farewell, we say, " An Revoir. " MANUAL ' S 40th BIRTHDAY At a recent meeting of the executive commit- tee of the Manual Alumni Association, it was decided to defer the annual meeting of the group until February, 1935, when the school will celebrate the fortieth anniversary of its founding. " A Committee of Forty, " to be ap- pointed soon by the president, will have charge of activities in connection with planning the event. Present officers of the alumni group are Otto Mueller, June ' 01, president; Victor Jose, June ' 06, vice-president; Anna J. Schaefer, June ' 98, secretary, and F. II. Kemper McComb, treasurer. CLASS PL AY By HENRIETTA WE1LAND " SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS " by Jessie Braham White Plays, stories, or in fact anything which points a moral are generally frowned upon as rather uninteresting and preachy. Not so the class play, " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " which was presented by the -June ' 34 senior class Thursday afternoon, March ' 1 ' 6, and Friday night, March 24. The fairy story is a captivating one filled with witches, talking cats, and dwarfs. The gallant Prince Florimond, splendidly played by John Hayes, not without apparent cause, fell in love with the wistful, naive Princ- ess Snow White on first sight. Jessie Levin as Snow White also captured the hearts of the en- lire audience by her unaffected simplicity and youthful charm. Inez Smith so skillfully enacted her role of the vain, selfish Queen Brangomar, who schem- ed to kill Snow White, that no one was sorry at the terrible fate which awaited her at the end of the story. Snow White had so endeared herself in the hearts of the servants that Berthold, the Chief Huntsman, engagingly portrayed by William Goldstein, deceived the haughty queen and took hack the pig ' s heart instead of slaying the in- nocent Snow White for Queen Brangomar. Merl Kord, the droll leader of the dwarfs, Viola Johnson, the naughty and youngest of them, and Harry Kirschner, the little one with the great big voice together with the other four " little men " all capably handled their parts with an odd and amusing seriousness causing lunch mirth and joy, while the erstwhile comed- ian, Leroy Fisher as Sir Dandiprat Bombas, Court Chamberlain, was the reason for much laughter whenever he was before the lights. Several times the spectators experienced op- posite emotions as Goldie Dichner, Witch Hex, sent shivers down their spines by her dry, cack- ling laugh and weird, ininatural voice. She was excellently aided by the two black cats, portray- ed by Chestine Miller and Lloyd Cain. Returning to the realistic again, the court at- mosphere was picturesquely supplied by the maids of honor, the royalty, pages, heralds, and flunkies of the palace. It need hardly be mentioned that like the char- acters of all fairy stories " they lived happily ever after. " The staff, headed by Miss Perkins and Mr. Finch ably assisted by other teachers and students, deftly performed the numerous coach- ing and back stage duties necessary to make everything appear just right out front. Property, costume, poster, and business com- mittees spent many valuable hours prior to the performances, all of which materially aided in its successful presentations. Music was played by the orchestra under the direction of Mr. Winslow. THE CHARACTERS Princess Snow White Jessie Levin Queen Brangomar Inez Smith Maids of Honor to Snow White- Rosalye Esther Skaggs Amelotte Helen Smith Ermengrade Dorothy Cross Guinivere Gertrude Hartman Christabel Anna Louise Lorenz Astolaine Helen Lamt» Ursula Goldie Lieberman Lynette Mary White Sir Dandiprat Bombas Court Chamberlain LeRoy Fisher Rerthold — Chief Huntsman William Goldstein Prince Florimond of Calydon John Hayes Prince ' s Pages: Valentine Iola Gillaspy Vivian Geraldine Allanson SV ' ven Dwarfs: Blick Merl Kord Flick Thelma Foster Glick Harry Kirschner Snick Carl Berdel Plick Anita O ' Dwyer Whick Beatrice Waiss Quee Viola Johnson Witch Hex Goldie Dichner Cats : Long Tail Chestine Miller Short Tail Lloyd Cam Dukes Martin O ' Neill and Clifton Whitley Duchesses Norma Johnston. Mildred Alderton and Lavina Steinke. Flunkies Chestine Miller and Lloyd Cain Heralds. . . .Evangeline Weber, Oeta Mae Brattain THE TECHNICAL STAFF Director Miss Lola I. Perkins Assistant Director Miss Vivian Webster Student Assistant to Director ... Martha Johnson Technical Director and Stage Manager Mr. Lewis Finch Student Stage Manager John Huffman Curtain and Call Lucile Davis Electricians George Lee and Roscoe Miller Assistants — Herman Lewis, Paul Leim, Brain- ard Cooper, Dick Eggert, Lavina Steinke, Alberta Wellman, Russell Shirey, Vir- ginia Russett, Vernon Elbrecht. Shop Work Mr. A. L. Weigler Properties Ruth Russell, Margaret Hall. Maynita Baumgart, Charles Thoren. Poster Committee Mr. Finch Assistants — Camera Club an J Students. Costumes: Design Miss Gladys Denny Assistants — Norma Hall, Pearl Demet- rius, Conva Willoughby, Estella G r- bofsky, Ethel Weigel and Lulu Zoitos. (Continued on Page 19) GLASS HISTORY By DON WAGENER As the locomotive, E. M. T. H. S., rolled into the station of Freshville four years ago, we, a group of freshmen, crowded eagerly onto the platform. We boarded the train, overcome with bewilderment and awe, and strange as it may seem — a large number of books. Unsuspecting- ly, we tripped down the aisle, little knowing that the next moment we would be sprawled on the floor due to the playful foot of some junior or sophomore. After a few minutes, during which time, we attempted to reassemble our thoughts, we were taken to our assigned coach in the rear. Here we developed and finally blossomed into be- loved sophomores. At Sophomount, the second stop on our trip, we were officially christened sophomores and advanced to the next car, where we took keen delight in securing revenge on the newcomers, the freshmen. It was during this year that we had the privilege of viewing our city championship football team. As members of this great squad, many of our boys were able to gain athletic success. After this we suffered a relapse and books were discarded, for we were unquestionably growing smarter by leaps and bounds. Like other sophomores, we could feel the genius in us budding out. However, these buds were promptly squelched by the teachers. There was not much activity during our junioi term but we looked forward to our last and sen- ior year. It was our big year and it held pros- pects of great joy and pleasure. During this time we learned the art of cutting classes with- out getting caught, but for some unknown rea- son we always landed in the office. Our inten- tions for the last lap of our trip tended toward fun, but we also were conscious of the work con- fronting us. It was a cheerful and confident crowd which boarded the train pulling out oi Juniortown. There was a decided difference in the present group of boys and girls compared to the ones who had boarded the E. M. T. II. S. three years ago. Instead of bewildered and awe- stricken freshmen, we were a wise (too wise) class of seniors. As we started from Juniortown, we found that the positions at the controls of the train had been vacated. As a result of the election, John Woerner was made engineer (president) ; Martin O ' Neill, fireman (vice-president) ; Jessie Levin, hostess (secretary) ; and Eugene Wahl, brakeman (treasurer). Miss Knox and Mr. Clayton, proud owners of the iron gavel, were again put at the post of conductors (sponsors). Frequent stops were made along the road to wit- ness our football and basketball games. Although, they failed to prove champions, the spirit and fight characteristic of all Manual teams dominat- ed ours and the boys proved worthy foes for the best. During the first half of our journey, we were most cordially entertained by the January sen- iors at their Ivy and Class Days. At the Ivy Day ceremony Silvio Costantino, January class president, passed the trowel, symbolic of deter- mination to uphold the senior traditions, to John " Woerner, our president. For these oc- casions we selected the arm band submitted by Lucile Davis as the one we would wear. Red was chosen as the color to represent our class. After these events, we settled down and studied as the end of the term approached. At the end of the semester and also the end of the first half of our journey to Seniorville, a few of our fellow students for some mysterious rea- son were detained and missed the departure of the train. It was later rumored that they were staying at a roadside inn known as ' ' The Green- house. " We were sorry that we hadn ' t been told of the side trip, until we learned that the place had a poor reputation and then we were glad that we had stayed away. It was necessary again to elect a crew to control the train. We did something unique in re-electing the previous officers whose work had been most capable and efficient. At the same time, we filled other positions necessary for the completion of our journey. Virginia Russett was made willmaker ; John Hayes, giftorian , Don Wagener, historian, and Helen Fechtman was made prophet. After the brief respite we continued our journey, meanwhile preparing for two of the big days of our high school career, Ivy Day and Class Day. Both days proved a complete success, due to the hard work and splendid cooperation of the teachers and pupils. They were fitting climaxes to the social functions of our senior year. Meanwhile, we had chosen the banner submitted by Norma Hall and the motto, " Fight, Forge, Fail Not. " This motto before us has given us constant in- spiration which has helped us to continue in our school work and activities inspite of our numer- ous adversities. The E. M. T. IT. S. has completed another trip. It is with mixed feelings of regretfullness and pleasant anticipation that we have neareel the end of our journey. Diploma in hand, we shall step proudly from the train next Monday sincerely hoping that we have upheld the tra- ditions of a long line of splendid Manual grad- uating classes. I V Y D A Y By GERALDINE BRISBIN A small sprig planted — Young ' , struggling, beginning its laborious climb, Going upward, diverging. Yet always with faith, unfaltering and sublime. Until, clinging to every hold afforded it. The ivy vine covers the top of the wall. These things which keep the memories of school days ever alive in the hearts of its stud- uts are the traditions of the school, the special ceremonies that, although somewhat romantic- ized as the students grow older, are never forgot - ten. We, the June class of 193-1, gathered togeth- er Friday, May 11, to participate in that time- honored ceremony of leaving a living memorial behind us, the ivy vine. The banner of our class, red and white, was held in the center of the stage as the seniors marched up to take their places in the auditor- ium. The motto, " Fight, Forge, Fail Not, " stood out clearly and bravely against the back- ground of white for purity. Opening the program was a scene showing the first Ivy Day; the girls wore ankle length dresses, and the boys wore high stiff collars. A realization of the many, many young people who have participated in the Ivy Day program since that first day came to me. Then the choosing of the Manual colors was shown, Red for courage. White for purity. This was follow- ed by the first Manual yell which has since be- come known as the " old standby, " the old Ri-cke-ty Ex. A drill was next given to show how Ivy Day was celebrated during the war, and the flag with black stars, numbering the men from Manual who were killed in service, was lowered at the back of the stage as taps were played. This program was followed by the presen- tation of the trowel to the members of the next class. The president of our class, John Woerner presented it to Raymond Rugenstcin. the president of the January class. And then the ivy vine was received by Mr. Sanders. There was something thrilling and challenging in the thought that we and our ivy vine are at the same point in our careers; we must either live up to our motto, or never accomplish any- thing in life. The Ivy Day songs were sung by the whole class. They were written by Esther Koch, who used original music and words; Paul Barman and Harvev Wvant, who wrote a song to the music of " The Old Covered Bridge, " and Mary Ellen Roark, who composed a song to the tune of " Auld Lang Syne. " As I have said there have been many seniors at Manual since that first Ivy Day, and there will be many more in the vears to come. A feel- ing of reverence comes over me when I think (hat many have carried through this same cere- mony and many more will do the same. They will never forget, as we shall never forget, that no matter when they return to old Manual, they can find their living emblem clinging to the wall, reaching for the top, always going up- ward. Success of Ivy Day was due to a group of committees who worked under the leadership of Miss Kellenbaeh, sponsor. Ruth Russell was chairman of the group which planned the pro- grain, assisted by Maynita Baumgart, Martha Johnson, Elvera Kirschner, Charles Thoren, Charles Jenkins and Harold Zukerman. The business committee, headed by Conva Willough- by, consisted of Lucille Welch, Chestine Miller. Mary White, Harvey Wyant, Harry Kirschner and Abe Stein. Following the formal program in the audi- torium everyone enjoyed the dance in the boys ' gym, music for which was furnished by the Pep Band. Mary Louise Leachman was in charge of the party assisted by Mildred Alderton, Anna Louise Lorenz, Eugene Wahl and Donald Wag- oner. CLASS PLAY (Continued from Page lfi) Sewing Miss Edith Compton, Miss Ivy Fuller and Miss Anna Schaefer. Assistants — Sewing Classes. Special Properties Miss Bernice Baldwin Assistants — Oeta Mae Brattain, Ida Mae Cai- to, Katie Price and Vera Wheally. Make-up .... Mr. Oran Davis, Miss Denny and Miss Webster. Prompters. . . .Mary Louise Leachman and Esther Koch. Pianist Esther Koch Dances Miss Webster Business Manager Miss Arda Knox Assistants — Ruth Karr, Vivian Cox, Rebecca Plott, Frances Galvin, Phyllis Fetta, Alma Croak, Mildred Parsley, Helen Huber, Lucille Conover, Marie Chapman, Vir- ginia Ayres, Hazel Landrigan, Lucille Pasch, Nellie Wilder, Alma Wheefer, Lucille Miller, Eileen Robinson, Mary- Mike, Estelle Gerbofsky, Mildred Hibner, Gladys Reimer, Elizabeth Bartacovitch, Alice Harms, Helen Cope, Gert T- udc- Winkelhaus, Martin O ' Neill, Ralph Strig- go, Jean Simmonds, Douglas Lowe, Leo Colin, Cash Helms. Edward Moore, Jobr, Mullin, Ralph Chupp, John Yovan, diaries Thoren, Robert Hughes, Felix Chiplis, Edwin Adams. S EN I OR AT H L ETIC S By ALBERT DRAKE M — Angerer, F rancis — P I a yed on both gridiron and hardwood teams. One of the " small but mighty ' " class. Baker, Wilbur — Spent two years up-holding Manual ' s ten- nis honors. Bowen, Curtis — One of Coach Boese ' s mighty golfers. Adams, Edwin — " Ed " was one of Mr. Ankenbrock ' s prize sprinters. Ran with the thinly clads for one year. Bredy, Arthur — Played fresh- man and second team football and also ran with the track squad. Chupp, Ralph — Ralph is one of Mr. Moffat ' s dependable racket wielders. Swings a ' ' mean bat. ' ' Kord, Merl — Set a fast pace on 1 he cinder path for one year. rt n Manual ' s Human Stimulators f Pep — Harry Kirschner (left) and Virgil Dumpier. O ' Neill, Martin — Another of Mr. Ankenbrock ' s thinly clads. Lowe, Douglas — Could shoot baskets with his eyes closed. " Doug " played outstanding basketball during his last year. M — Presutti, Angelo — A hard hitting lineman on the football field. Could hold the line like no two men. M — Wagener, Don — liigh point man on the basketball squad. His pivot shots showed up well on the scoreboard . Also No. 1 man on the tennis team for three years. Hoyt, George — George played two years of football and also a vear of baseball. M — Drake, Albert — Spent three years on the Manual yell team of which he was captain for one year. M — Wahl, Eugene — An all-around athlete. " Gene " served well on the football, basketball, and tennis teams. Follows in his brother ' s foot- steps. M — Woerner, John — One of the best student managers Manual has ever had. Johnny has per- formed his duties faithfully for three years. Chief " fixer " at the stadium. M — Ticusan, John — Woerner ' s faithful assist- ant. Can tape hands and ankles as well as a licensed " doc. " Windhorst, Kenneth— Another of Mr. Moffat ' s mighty racketeers. Plays tennis like a profes- sional. M— Yovan, John— Performed brilliantly at half-back on the gridiron. His end rims and passes were the means of many a touchdown. John also set a fast pace on the hardwood court. M— Kirschner, Harry — Made a peppy yell lead- er. Was captain of the yell leaders for a time. King, David — A golfer of no mean ability. Al- ways made a good showing in all his matches. Fechtman, Helen — All around girl athlete. Has won a six-inch " M. T. " and an " E. M. T. H. S. " for her excellent work in the gym de- partment. Last year she was awarded the Frenzel medal. Miller, Lucille — Won a Frenzel medal this year ami has received a six-inch " M. T. " and " E. M. T. H. S. " Expert racquet weilder. Hartman, Gertrude — Winner of the ' 32 and ' 33 Holliday awards in the gym department. Real- ly earned her six-inch " M. T. " Hall, Norma — Has made excellent records in archery, tennis and basketball. Brisbin, Geraldine — Worked hard and accurate- ly at baseball, volley ball and basketball. Steinke, Lavina — Pulled winning strings for the basketball and tennis teams. Weiland, Elizabeth — Makes accurate bulls-eye hits for the archery team and has played lots of good tennis. o K E By RICHARD HASSE The Tragedy Joke editors may dig and toil Until their minds are sore, But some poor fish is sure to say I ' ve heard that joke before. You Figure It Out! Cop : Did you see that car knock this man down ? Miss Knox : Why, yes sir. Cop : Did you get his number ? Miss Knox: I must have forgotten it, but 1 noticed that if it were multiplied by fifty, the cube root of the product would be equal to the sum of the digits if they were reversed. Got Him That Time Ruth Russell : Is a chicken three weeks old big enough to eat? Mr. Ankenbrock : Why of course not ! Ruth: Then how does it live? He Knows Junior : Oh, boy ! A letter from home. Senior: Let ' s go out and spend it! A Close Shave? Clifton Whitley: Why didn ' t you shave this morning Paul Leim : I did. Clifton : Well, next time stand closer to the razor. Pardon Us Mrs. Black : Where are the islands of Hawaii ? Don Wagener (waking up) : What? Mrs. Black : Hawaii. Don : I ' m fine, thanks. Give Them A Chance Harold Zukerman : Do you believe in clubs for girls? David King : Yes, if kindness fails. Then there ' s the absent minded plumber who forgot to forget Ids tools. On A Diet Bernadine Weiland: Where shall we eat? Esther Stotler : Let ' s eat up the street. Bernadine: No, I don ' t like asphalt. Too High Frederick Browdues: I don ' t think I should have received a zero on this paper. Miss Brady: Neither do I, but that ' s the lowest grade I can give. It Reached The Bottom Geraldine Allanson : Oh, I dropped my watch ! Vernon Elbrecht: Did it stop? Geraldine: Of course it stopped. Did you expect it to go on through the floor? Not Very Educated Thelma Foster: I lost my dog, what shall 1 do? Art Bredy: Why don ' t you advertise? Thelma : My dog doesn ' t read advertisements. Not So Young Ruth Roeckel: Who wrote these jokes? Alfred Robinson: I did. Ruth : Then you must be older than you look. The Height of Stupidity Doris Ray: You ' re so dumb I wouldn ' t call you a ham! Jean Simnionds : Why not ? Doris: Because a ham can be cured. Jumping The Gun John Yovan : Does Gladys get her own way 1 Kenneth Harlan : I ' 11 say she does. Why she always writes up her diary a week ahead of time. Amateurs Only Wilbur Baker: For two cents I ' d knock your block off! John Mull in: Get away from me you profes- sional ! Well Named Abe Stein : What do you call your dog ? Virginia Taylor: Camera. Abe : Why do you call him that ? Virginia : Because he snaps at everyone. Mother, what ' s the tramp doing with that piece of wrapping paper? Hush, darling, that ' s a college graduate with his diploma. Good Definition Mrs. Bing: What is meant by shining raim- ent? Roy Lagle : A blue serge suit. Why? Juanita Miller: Men are all alike. Douglas Lowe : Then why do you girls want three or four ? Couldn ' t Be Any Worse Vivian Cox: Who was the meanest man on earth ? Leo Colin : The man who put a tack on the electric chair. AUTOGRAPHS AUTOGRAPHS JANUARY 1934 SENIOR BOOSTER Published by THE JANUARY 1934 SENIOK CLASS of jVjLaiiual J. raining JhLign Ochool INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA orewor v • • • • Cy f all the memories we shall recall, perhaps those of our high school career will be the happiest. In ed- iting this book, it has been the purpose of the staff to preserve in the following pages pictures and records which will aid in recalling these happy days at Manual. -■ip i MORRIS RTSK1N Editor-in-Chief IMOGENE TRUMAN Buzine-is Manager HARRY MIEDEMA . I ssocia tc Editor MR. E. H. KEMPER MoCOMB — To our principal belong the admiration and grat- itude of our class for the spirit which he has always shown. His motto, " We Can, We Must, We Will. " shall ever he an in- spiration to US. MR. C. W. SHARP — Vice-principal. Mr. Sharp and helpfulness are synonymous in the minds of the January ' 34 seniors. He is responsible for the success of our third period activities. JIB. BERTRAM SANDERS — Our vice-principal. We have learned the eerily and value of his leadership will always he grateful to him foi constant cooperation. illier sin- and ins MISS JESSIE MOORE — The ardent roll room sponsor. To Miss Moore goes much of Hie credit for Hie advancements made by our class. MISS LENA BRADY — Our class sponsor whose energetic and enthusiastic efforts have made our senior year one thai We shall remember with great pleasure. sua i clas all- Hie the love seen is in; (■] ist ii n or iik a So am O COSTANTINO — President of our s. An all-around athlete who made the il.v football team. Also treasurer of Koines. Ticket agent. Member of Forum Club, We ' ve heard that he ' s ill HOUSTON WHIT80N — Not easily heard, hut his record at Manual him famous. Vice-president of and did well as an able Hirst to Silvio. Koines. JEANETTE GENTRY — Attractive, compet- ent secretary of our class. Her interest is centered in Frankfort or Vincennes. She has us guessing. May Queen attendant. Author of the class play write-up. Masomn. PAUL COLLESTER — Our competenl class treasurer. Paul should give us a tip on Hie brand of rouge he uses to promote that " schoolboy complexion. " Art editor of the Senior Booster. Koines. MORRIS RISK IX — Editor-in-chief of Hie Senior Booster whose dark hair almost turned gray in putting out Hie publica- tion. When looking for Morris, try (he " Kibitzers ' " corner at Haags. One of Mr. Moffat ' s veteran orators. Science Club. IMOGENE TRUMAN — Class willmaker and business manager of the Senior Booster. Chairman of Hie Ivy Day program com- mittee. Vice-president of the English VI II cirls ' League group. Masoma. HELEN MARIE ZTMMER — A dark-haired beauty. A hard worker and. as Miss Webster says, uses her head. Assistant business manager of the Senior Booster. Served on the class play properties com- mittee. HARRY MIEDEMA — Tells everyone how the games were played. In addition to being sports editor of the Booster, he has written for the Star ibis year. too. Had a prom- inent part in the class play. Koines. T 11 ELM A ALBERTSON — A charming girl who is interested in someone named Mar- tin. Thelma has a winning smile and ador- able eyes Have yon seen that flashing (li;im nil of hers? ESTHER BERNSTEIN — Vivacious, lovable Leonore in the class play. Has a big spot in her hear! for " Nate. " Member of the Speech Arts (x section and Business Girls ' luhs. CLARICE BUCK — Quiet and shy, but her achievements in girls ' athletics at Manual speak for themselves. According to re- ports Clarice will be wearing the garb of a nurse in the not too dim future. THELMA CAVINESS — " Toddy " most of the time. An inseparable pal of Dot. Another girl who is known for her dancing ability. Her flashing eyes are very attractive. LILLIAN CHAPLICK — One of the Esther, Sadye and Lil trio. Has a host of friends. Properties committee for class play. Speech Arts (x section) and Business Girls ' Hubs. HELEN CLARK — Certainly knows her al- phabetical filing. From past experience we know that filing knowledge is the re- sult of hard work. Maxine ' s shadow. Business Girls ' Club. SARAH ( ' true, — A small hut efficient Ma- soma. We remember when she couldn ' t translate her own shorthand. Sarah is often mistaken for a freshman. IRVING CROUCH — Had the heavy job o1 managing in-school-sales for the Senior Boost er. One of the best dressed hoys in school. No luck, girls, he ' s completely gone on a certain Anne. Painted the out- door sign that advertised the class play. FAY DAVIS — Small hut mighty. Fay has served on more committees than any other two persons. ll;is formed the hobby of collecting those lil He bronze buttons, A loyal Masoma. MARY MARGARET DAVIS — Another of the Davis family who has made ;i name for herself at Manual. Finds physiology and home nursing interesting. PAULINE DUKE — Seems very quiet, hut we can ' t say this is her true nature. Pauline is all thrilled over the fact that she made Top Ten. Wouldn ' t we all he? It is rum- ored that Pauline has found a romance. ANNA MARIE DZIEWAS — A good natured classmate with many friends. Chairman id ' the personals committee for the Senior Booster. Manual ' s correspondent to the Southsider. Poetry and Girl Reserve Clubs. HARRY EADES — " Handsome Harry " to his friends. Has a real interest in Bright- wood and lets everyone know who il is. Took tlie part of Ben Ali in the class play. Personals. RICHARD EMERY— Too bad he couldn ' t get all his education at Manual. One of the argumentative types ; ask Mr. Sharp. Nice boy — Marguerite thinks so, anyway. Roines. V VTHARINE FERR IRO — Always trying ' to sell a duck. Pals around with Anna Marie. Vice-president of the Junior Reel Cross (x section). Typist n senior and weekly Booster staffs. NATHAN FOGLE — Headed business com- mittee for class play. " Nat " look the leading role in the Ivy Day program. President of the Speech Arts Club ( s; section i . Member of the debating team. Giftorian. Personals. MADGE GALLAMORE — Her heart does triple duty when • ' .lake. " her he-man, is around. Secretary of the Junior Red Cross (x section). Business Girls ' Club. Typist for senior and weekly Boosters. .Masoma. MARY GEORGE — lias an infectious which she Uses to the best advantagt ways in good spirits. Member of the pro] erties committee for the class play. mile Al- MOLLY COLD — Made fortune telling stunt. real gypsy in the Gets a huge kick out of Mr. Moore ' s jokes. the class play. Member i ;irls " Club. Personals. Prompter for the Business. ARTHUR GORDON — Proves thai lie believes in words, not deeds, by talking only when necessary and turning out fine projects in shop classes. Joined Manual in 1932 from Shelbyville High School. JOSEPHINE GRABER — one of the reasons t lie class play advertising went over with such a bang. Is bound to be an A-1 secre- tary for some executive if A plus grades are indicative. Masoma. ALEX GREENBERG — Known everyplace as " Bergie. " lias two weaknesses, civics and an unknown someone from Shortridge. Member of the class gift committee. FREDERICK GRETE — Played the role of the dashing hero. Malory Dicight, in the idass play and proved to everyone that he could really lie at home on the s tage. We predict that some da. Fred is going to make a name for himself in the field ol mechanics. ELSIE GRUBBS — Is counting on bei private secretary, and we ' re wagering she ' ll make a good one. What ' s thi hear about Roy? Member of the cos committee for the class play. Pus ;ii-is - Club. ng a thai S we liitnc iness BORIS GULEFF — One reason the seniors have meetings. If it weren ' t for Boris no motion would be seconded and the meeting would never he adjourned. An- other collector of those small bronze but Ions. ANNABETH HASHMAN — lives up to old saying, " Precious things come in s packages. " Has a charming smile. W ed on sewing committee for class i Also helped select our arm band. IMOGENE EASTINGS — .Inst " Ike " , and an- other of Manual ' s pretty brunettes. Her interest seems to be away from Manual. the nail ork- ilay. Famous for her " gift of gab. in advertising the class play. L ' OBERT HINES- hoine ' Surely we have proof. likes to teach physiography. Assi.-leu Masoma. - " Webb ' s " is Bob ' s second can be sentimental — and One reason Mr. Brayton EUGENE HOOPER— A dandy " little " man. Kates a Member Koines. block " M, " and is lie proud of it : of the Chess and Checkers Club, IDONIA JEFFRIES — A civics star of no mean ability. .lust try to et by her watchfulness as she controls traffic at the main door during the sixth period. Mti- sonia. M l i ' 77 .l KAYS — " Marl " to her friends. ( )ile of our girls who causes hearts to heal faster. Has a knack for making friends. The secret ' s out — she ' s interested in " Joe. ' Masoina. GERTRUDE KELLEY — " Cert ' s " main at- traction seems to he way up north. Played the talkative, gossipy Inn Parson in the class play and did it perfectly. Member of the Speech Arts (x section) and II. Y. S. Clubs. EUGENIA LALU — Whenever anyone needs a good tap dancer, Eugenia is elected to fill the hill. Chairman of the motto committee. Presidenl of Manual ' s Girl Reserve chap- ter. Also a member of the V. V. V. Club and the Junior Ked Cross (x section). LILLIAN LANDY — We hear that " l.il " is entering nurses ' training in January. Here ' s to her success and good luck. Chairman of the costume committee for the class play. President of the Rook Club and a member of the Speech Arts Club (x section). LILLIAN LEV IN SKY — Her charming per- sonality and her winning smile have won many friends at Manual for her. Lillian was TAndy in the class play. President of the Business Girls ' club. Speech Arts ' lub (x section). Assistant Booster agent in ' _ ' 1 7. DOROTHY L1ESE — Had a big responsibil- ity as student assistant of the class play. Dorothy is a real cupid at shooting a bow and arrow but has not aimed in any par- ticular direction yet. V. V. V. Club. Masoina. NILES MANION — The sixth member of the Manion clan to go through Manual. Has a serious attraction at New Albany. Could the football games have caused this? Niles supports both the band and orchestra. DOROTHY MARKS — Always trying to imi- tate Joe Penner. Was a Techite but de- cided she ' d rather root for the Ked and White, and so we were lucky. Business Girls ' Club. MILDRED McDANIEL — Perhaps some day Mildred will be an efficient manager of a cafeteria. At least she is getting in some u I training now. TYRUS McKAY — Says little but works hard. Maybe he is waiting for his chance to do his stuff. Let ' s hope he gets it. Has a real interest in Manual. DELORIS MELLIS — One of our best danc- ers, and is in demand for most programs where tripping the light fantastic is in- cluded. Deloris lias no interest in the Manual boys, and there ' s a reason. Ma- soina. JOHN NACKENHORST — Many a fair Man- ualite goes for John in a big way — but he says he can ' t take it. His pleasant manner lias won for him many friends. Outstand- ing player on gridiron and hardwood. Of course — a Koines. JAMES PEARGY — James will us.- that strong voice of his to a real advantage when lie becomes a full-fledged salesman, and he says he ' s only waiting for the chance. A faithful member of the Ili-Y Clllh. CARLO PRE ST I — Half pint of our (lass, but certainly can take his part. Member of the Class Day ' s social committee, (iv- ies and Ili-Y Clubs. VERA RAESNER — A Booster agenl who proved so capable that she was chosen for a second term. Publicity and advertising committees for class play. Secretary-treas- urer of the English VIII group of the !irls ' League. EDNA ROARK — One of our petite blonds who can make a piano sit up and speak. Helped put over our Ivy Day party. II. Y. S. Club, Red Cross (x section) and Band. DOROTHY ROLLINGS — Never leaves hei Pepsodent smile at home. Small, but mighty when it comes to managing her own affairs. Member of the Speech Arts Club (y seticon). Motto committee. MILDRED RUGENSTEIN — Quiet and re served, but " even the smoothest seas must have their whirlpools. " Just a tip. Help- ed plan the Ivy Day program. Masoma. JUSTINE SACHS — Her cheerfulness and charming smile make a delightful combina- tion in a delightful girl. Worked on ban- ner committee. Justine helps to keep two clubs going — the Business lirls " and Art. VIOLET SCHMIDT — Lucky is the employer who hires this girl. They say that " still water runs deep. " " Vi " is certainly still Mild very deep and thoughtful. CHARLOTTE SCHWOMEYER — Surely looked stunning the night f the class play — and oh! t he escort. Will some day he head of the Schwomeyer Floral Company. Member of Spanish ' lub. IRVING SELIG — An A-l performer in three distinct fields — he makes beautiful jewel- ry, was an outstanding character actor in the class play and is a t ' u II- fledged busi ness man. HELEN SHANER — A very busy girl and extremely helpful to our class. Served on motto committee, also the sewing group for class play, and helped plan the Ivy Lay program. Masoma. A : A F PTL SIMONS — Jazz kin- to be. Man of many romances. Member of the Mili- tary and Camera Chilis. Plays in the band. DOROTHY SLIFER — Her only problem con- cerns the heart. But don ' t be misled; wc mean she can ' t distinguish the auricle from the ventricle. DOROTHY E. STEWART — A good reason why gentlemen prefer blondes but choose brunettes. Dorothy certainly knows how- to get along in this world and does so especially well with her Harold. DOROTHY P. STEWART — Although they have the same name, the two Dorothj Stewarts claim thej are not related. Pals around with Gert and Mabel. Has many interests outside of school-. MAX IKE STR KIT — Played the invalid in the class play most lealistically. lias a weakness for LeRoy — yes, he was one Of US until last June. Speech Arts Club (x section I . LLOYD THOMAS — The high-powered ticket agent of -11. As a result the girls are ardent supporters of all athletic events. Lloyd has his workout during I he basket- ball season. RUSSELL THOMPSON — Perhaps this is " dark and handsome. " Good student when he is nol day dreaming. Another " Boy Sprout. " Member of properties committee for the class play. Camera Club. FRANCIS 1 l. BRl NT — " AVeiner, " the Eel low with the musical laugh. ilis laugh isn ' i the only musical thing about him. Cot he can make any instrument " talk. " One of the likeable lads around .Manual. PAUL VON DIELINGEN — Protege of Mr. Moffat ' s debate team. Pn.nl has mastered ai least two foreign languages. Vice-pres- ident of the Camera Club and secretary of the Roines. ALBFjRL WENDEL — A true Alanualite. Has a large appetite for ice cream " iliun duins. " Can be seen chewing on one between al- most any two periods of the day. BERN ICE WILLIAMS — Have never heard much front Bernice in " _ ' 17 btii she can surely work- fast in 32S. one of the very efficient girls in the commercial de- partment . 117 . .1 I WILLIAMS — This girl really knows how Top Ten buttons are collected. Did superbly in the class play as white- haired Nchhif Nash. President ol I u Speech Arts Club (y section), ( ' lass pro- phet . M isoni.i . , ' 1 77 WISE — A man about school. Ralph is a big-shol in civics. Always gets to class late. Confess. Ralph, that it ' s your dy- namic personality. One of the band boys. MABEL YOUNT — The last in the Boostei but certainly not the least. Mabel is the outstanding girl athlete of our class, and we know she ' ll make a name for herself some dav. Member of the V. V. V. Club. THE BOOSTER Published by the January 19J4 Class of Manual Training High School EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Morris Rislun Associate Editor. . Harry Mieciema An Editors Fay Davis, Paul Collester Athletics Harry Eades Class Play. Jc-anetle Gentry Ivy Day Mildred Rugenstein Chairman of Personals Anna Marie Dziewas Committee — Nathan Fogle, Molly Gold, Boris Guleff, Deloris Mellis and Richard Emery. Jokes Irving Selig Typists Madge Gallamore, Catharine Ferraro Sponsor Miss Elizabeth Hodges BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Imogene Truman Assistant Helen Marie Zinimer In-School-Sales Irving Crouch Sponsor Miss Helen Ha nes CLASS OFFICERS President Silvio Costantino Vice-president Houston Whitsou Secretary Jeanette Gentry Treasurer Paul Collester Historian Catharine Ferraro Prophet Wilma William , Willmaker Imogene Truman Giftorian Nathan Fogle CLASS SPONSORS Faculty Sponsor Miss Lena Brady Roll Room Teacher Miss Jessie Moore Ivy Day Sponsor Miss Beatrice Evans Class Day Sponsors Miss Brady, Miss Moore THE VALUE OF FRIENDSHIP As the years roll by, we shall treasure within us many memories of the time we spent al Man- ual. We shall recall with pleasure the various school activities, the unforgettable footbali games, the senior class parties, but as time goes on we shall perhaps recall with the greatest pleasure the enduring friendships we have form- ed here. These friendships, we shall realize, are as much a vital part of our education as the actual knowledge we have -rained. They have given us a better knowledge of human nature and they have prepared us for a life where the ability to understand and get along with other people will be one of the factors of our success. " ANCHORS AWEIGH, " OUR CLASS MOTTO In accordance with a precedent established by other graduating groups, we, the members ol the January ' 34 graduating class, have chosen a class motto, " Anchors Aweigh. " We selected this motto because we felt that it expressed the ulti- mate of all our ideals of ambition, determination, and success. At the termination of our high school career we have realized a broadening of our views, and we have acquired a keener perception which en- ables ns more clearly to recognize the storm seas upon which we are about to embark. To some, graduation will mean a continuation of higher education, while to others it will mean the opening of an entirely new field in the business world. As we embark on our journey through life with these thoughts in mind, we cast anchor with the firm conviction that our class motto. " An- chors Aweigh, " will ever be an incentive for nobler ideals and greater accomplishments. TO THE FACULTY— IN APPRECIATION After four years of study we January ' 34 seniors have conic to the end of our high school training, and as we look back we realize more than ewer bow much our teachers have meant to us in making these years successful. I ' pon entering Manual, we were taken as adopted children into the hearts of the various teachers with whom we came into contact, Our best interests were their highest aim, and their past experience in guiding others like us was moulded into a path for us to tread. Soon we will walk through the doors of .Man- ual for the last time as students, but whenever we return to visit our alma mater we know that, no matter how great the span of years, we shall be welcomed by the faculty. May we ever hold their high ideals as our guiding influence. CLASS HISTORY By CATHARINE FERRARO " Anchors A weigh, " our ship of. state, is at last Hearing the end of its voyage, after a fouc year period of hard work and study. Aboard our ship we have safely piloted through rough waters and stormy seas with the help of our ship ' s staff, that has tutored us and helped us make our trip the success that it is. No longer are we the freshies that boarded the ship in 1930, bewildered and awed at the greatness of our un- dertaking, nor are we the sophomores or the haughty juniors, but we are the mighty seniors of the 1934 class. In January 1933, our admiral, Mr. McComb, told us to take command of the ship and he wished us luck throughout the rest of our journey. In order to do this we needed ea]iable officers, so we chose John Nackenhorst, captain; Houston Whitson, first mate; Jeanette Gentry, second mate; and Silvio Costantino, purser. We were invited to several parties given by the June seniors throughout the semester. At one of these affairs, Ivy Day, the traditional trowel was passed on to our captain by the president of the June class, Raymond Meyer, and at this time we accepted the responsibility of carrying on the tradition of planting the ivy as a permanent memory of our class. The fall term, mid-point of our journey, soon arrived and we were ready to elect new officers. Silvio Costantino was made our captain; Hous- ton Whitson. first mate; Jeanette Gentry, sec- ond male; and Paid Collester, purser. We had sailed our ship thus Ear without a flag. Fay Davis, a prominent art student ol our class, called our attention to that fact and sub- mitted her design which carried out fittingly the idea of our motto, " Anchors Aweigh. " This we accepted. The need of a passport was sup- plied by Paul Collester, who designed the arm- band in green. The date for our first celebra- tion. Ivy Day, sponsored by Miss Evans, was set for November 10. On this occasion, Silvio Cos- tantino passed the traditional silver trowel to John Woenier, president of the June class, with live request that his class carry on the tradition of planting the ivy. To celebrate the fact that we were progressing in our voyage, we presented on December 14 and 1 " ), " When ' s Your Birthday? " a three act play, which was enthusiastically received by members of our class, and all others who saw the produc- tion. Since we wished to preserve pictures and rec- ords of the most important events, we set to work to publish our class memory book, the Senior Rooster. This publication was made possible by the able leadership of Morris Riskin, editor-in-chief; Harry Miedema, associate editor; and Emogene Truman, business manager, assisted by the others who formed the literary and busi- ness staffs. Still striving to reach our highest goal, grad- uation, we looked forward to Class Day, Janu- ary 10, which was to be our last festivity. On the program that day appeared Wilma Williams, our far-seeing prophet; Imogene Truman, ex- ecutor of our will; Nathan Fogle. who distribut- ed mythical gifts to the class; and Catharine Ferraro, historian. The scene for the class day stunt was laid on board a ship the last night of its trip. Everyone was in the gayest of moods. The orchestra, di- rected by Earle Sanders, furnished music for the program and dance, while Richard Emery acted as master of ceremonies. Harry Miedema loaned us his tenor voice for the occasion and other special entertainment included a Dutch hand composed of John Hayes, Carl Berdel, Kenneth Simon. Leroy Fisher and Francis Van Brunt. This group played several songs of German origin. We were also entertained by a quartette com- posed of Edna Roark, Madge Gallamore, Doro- thy ( ' ross, ami Sarah Craig. Four other girls, Eugenia Lain, Gertrude Hartman, Elizabeth Weiland and Lavina Steimke, gave a tap dance as a feat are of the program. Our last class social function has passed, and we are uearing our journey ' s end. but the mem- ories of this period will be cherished by us for- ever. We shall always remember with a pleasant thought the happy times we had together while we wen- students at Manual. Although we hate to leave, we arc thrilled to think that perhaps we may have added a little more glory to our school, and our only hope is thai we have done our share in maintaining Manual ' s high standards. WE EXPRESS OUR THANKS The January ' 34 class takes this opportunity to express its appreciation for the zealous interest and untiring efforts shown by all facul- ty members and underclassmen who in any way aided in editing this, our Senior Booster. IVY DAY By M I LDR FD RUGENST R I X During the Ivy Day program, Friday, Novem- ber 10. wo wore transported on the " magic ship of memory " to the " Port of Heart ' s De- sire, " the name of the Ivy Day sketch, where we relived again the events which had meant so much to us throughout our senior year at Manual. With photographic clearness we had brought hack to us memories of our school life. As the old Manualite taking the trip on the magic ship, Nathan Fogle looked on while diff- erent groups depicting the Manual life of our senior class came on the scene. We recalled how we walked through the halls, having our fun, studying at the last minute, and having pleasant talks with our classmates. It was easy to forget that memory, though, when four girls, Eugenia Lain. Deloris Mellis, Helen Shaner and Mildred liugenstein danced, and once more we remember- ed that glorious May Day celebration during oui senior year. This was followed by one of those most enjoyable piano solos by our talented Wilma Williams. Fun and gayety were brought in when a group composed of Eugenia Lain, Vera Raesner, De- loris Mellis, Mildred liugenstein, [rving Selig. Silvio Costantino, Richard Finery and John Aackonhorst did a grand march. Class Day! Someone mentioned Harry Miedema, and lie was persuaded to sing a song again. Soon we re- called Ivy Day. too, as Madge Gallamore, Doro- thy Cross, Sarah Craig and Edna Roark sang. In the stunt, " The Port of Heart ' s Desire, ' was also included the formal presentation of the silver trowel by our president, Silvio Costantino, to John Woerner, president of the June senior class. Then as a remembrance of our class which would live on at Manual through the years, out leader presented the ivy plant to Mr. MeComb, who accepted it on behalf of the school. In his reply Mr. MeComb told us to lift the anchor and sail on just as we were doing. The orchestra played " Anchors Aweigh " and the entire class sang " Memories " as the concluding part of the Ivy Day program. The group then adjourned for a grand party in the gym and so another perfect Ivy Day was happily completed. The success of the program was entirely due to Miss Evans, who sponsored the day, and her committee composed of Imogene Truman (chair- man), Mildred Rugenstein, Helen Shaner, Rich- ard Emery, Boris Guleff and Nathan Fogle. A social committee which included Deloris Mel- lis (chairman), Edna Roark. Lloyd Thomas, Houston Whitson, Dorothy Liese and Mabel Yount, was responsible for the senior party fol- lowing the auditorium program. Class officers, with Miss Evans, plant lln- ivy for the January ' ■ ' ) senion CLASS PLAY By JBANETTB GENTRY " WHEN ' S YOUR BIRTHDAY " Aurania Rouverol An outstanding event which the seniors of the January ' 34 class will recall with pride and satisfaction was the presentation of the class play, Thursday and Friday, December 14 and 15, by a capable east under the able direction of Miss Lola I. Perkins. The rise of the curtain in the first act dis- closed Malory Dwight (Frederick Greve) seated in the beautiful room of his New England home- stead in profound thought. His was a perplex- ing situation; for besides being left without a nurse for his invalid sister. Clary (Maxine Strait), he had also been deserted by his be- loved fiancee (Lillian Levinsky). While he was sitting there meditating over the sad state of hisaffairs, who should enter but a charming little gypsy girl (Esther Bernstein; who sought refuge from her pursuer Ben Ali (Harry Eades) of the circus troupe to which she belonged. Leonore was asked to stay, and re- mained to act as Clary ' s nurse. With this dark- eyed gypsy ' s entrance into the Dwight house- hold, fortune and good cheer also came in. Of course, one of the greatest things Leonore did was to convince Clary that she could walk- again and when the latter accomplished this, she consented to many her sweetheart, Nick Jame- son (Harry Miedema). Precise and garrulous Ann Parsons (Gertrude Kelley) the town nurse, amiably furnished the tonic which cured all ail- ments, and she and her old-time lover, Timothy dale (Irving Selig), who had prepared him- self for death, were happily united again. Lovable Aunt Nabby Nash was always run- ning over with some good thing for Clary to cat or to see if she could help. But not so with her extremely susceptible husband Jotham (Paul Von Dielingen) who, when not contracting a n ' disease, was objecting strenuously to Leon- ore ' s presence in the Dwight house because of the fact that it might cause scandal to fall upon 1he family name. Aunt Nabby, however, had been greatly impressed by the pretty gypsy and tactfully suggested to Malory that he marry her. The suggestion was accepted and arrangements were made for the ceremony, but the timely re- turn of Lindv, the lost sweetheart, during the rehearsal for the wed- ding brought about a change in the situation, for Malory realized that he was still very much in love with her. Ben Ali then came back for his love, the petite Leon- ore, who by that time realized that she loved him, and together they returned to the desert. All in all the play was delightfully done, an excellent comedy pro- ducing many laughs. Mr. Harold E. Win- slow, in charge of the music, directed the orch- estra, wh i c h added greatly to the enjoy- ment of both perform- ances. Mr. Lewis E. Esther Bernstein as Leonore and Harry Eades as Ben Ali. Finch, assisted by his stage committee, effi- ciently produced the stage settings, lights and curtains, w h i 1 e Miss Berniee, Baldwin and Miss Anna J. Schaefe - had charge of the cos- tumes. Miss Vivian Webster and Mr. Oran Davis supervised the make-up work. Helen Marie Zimmer, chair- man of the property committee, D o r o t h y Liese, student assistant and Helen Clark and Molly Gold, prompters, were other members of the class who had im- portant responsibilities in connection with the production. -lej f l f i- 1 lie Character Malory Dwight Frederick Greve Ann Parsons Gertrude Ktiley Nabby Nash Wihna Williams Timothy Galo Irving Selig Nick Jameson Harry Mieuema Leonore Esther Bernstein Ben Ali Harry Eades Clary Dwight Max ine Strait Jotham Nash Paul Von Dielingen Lindy Nash Lillian Levinsky line lecnnical Stall Director Miss Lola 1. Perkins Assistant Director Miss Vivian L. Webster Student Assistant Dorothy Lieso Technical Director and Stage Manager Mr. Lewis E. Finch Stage Hands — George Lee, Roscoe Miller, Paul Brill, Lloyd Mattson, Glen Roth. Silvio Costan- tino, Francis Van Brunt, James Pearcy, Harold Yeagy. Shop Work.... Mr. Weigler ' s Woodworking II Glass Make-up Miss Webster and Mr. (Iran Davis Properties — Helen Marie Zimmer, Houston Whitson, Lillian Chaplick, Mary Ann George, Arthur Gordon. Costumes : Designing Miss Berniee Baldwin, Lillian Landy, Elsie Grubbs and Clarice Buck. Sewing Miss Anna J. Schaefer and Annabeth Hash man. Prompters Helen Clark, Molly Gold SENIOR ATHLETICS By HARRY EADES Four years ago our ship arrived at the port of Manu al, manned by an inexperienced crew. Our stop was to be made mainly for the purpose of exploring into the interior — the interior of books entirely foreign to us. Also, we were to have opportunities to strive not only for schol- astic records, but for honors in other fields such as athletics. Much can be said concerning the ability and sportsmanship of the members of our senior crew who have helped to form Manual ' s athletic teams throughoul the four years we have been here. A greal deal of our success in all sports has been due to the efforts of certain members of our class. And so now. with a feeling of pride, we bring before you the complete record which our group has made both in boys ' and girls ' athletics. M — Costantino, Silvio — Sil culminated his four years of athletics at Manual by receiving the Purdue football medal of honor. Member of Painter ' s 1931 city championship football team. A versatile baekguard on our basketball squad, and a member of the Manual baseball team. M — Hooper, Eugene — Furnished plenty of re- serve strength for Manual ' s football team. A stellar guard who can hold his own against any opponent except, the Green House. M — Simmons, Kenneth — A fleety player on Coach Williams ' baseball team. M — Wendel, Albert — A 1 wo year member of Manual ' s gridiron, and a capable reserve. M — Pearcy, James — Another baseball enthusiast. A fleety outfielder. M— Eades, Harry— Member of state champion- ship gymnasium team. Also two years on Man- ual ' s track team. M — Nackenhorst, John — Another four year man on the football eleven. Member of 1931 champ- ionship team. Holds his own at right end. A cap- able guard on Bridgeford ' s hardwood aggrega- tion. Shining star on Coach Moffat ' s tennis team. M — Liese, Dorothy — A well known athlete in the girls ' gym who received the 6-inch " M. T. " for athletics in January ' 32, the " E. M. T. H. S. " award in June ' 32 and the Frenzel medal in June ' 33. She is a star in baseball, basketball, volley ball, tennis and archery. M — Yount, Mabel — Another star who was awarded an " M. T. " in January ' 32, the : E. M. ' P. H. S. " in January ' 33, and the Frenzel medal this term. She will lie missed in ali sports. M — Buck, Clarice — A girl who really has shown her ability in the girls ' gym activities. Likes all branches of sports. In her junior and senior years she competed in basketball, baseball, vol- ley hall, archery and soccer. M — Lalu, Eugenia — A valuable asset to the base- ball team last spring. It will be difficuli to lind some one to fill her place on the team. M — Rugenstein, Mildred — Received the fresh- man gym award during her first vear at Man- ual. M — Shaner, Helen— Played basketball in 1933. CLASS WILL By IMOGENE Be it known by these presents, when in the pursuit of business and pleasure, it becomes necessary for the graduating class of January 1934 to dissolve, according to the laws and opin- ion of mankind, it is required that a proper distribution of all its property should be made. Therefore I, Imogene Truman, a person of sound mind, in good health and possessing a good moral character, do hereby make public and declare this to be the last will and testament of the aforementioned class, hereby revoking and annulling all previous wills. We give, and bequeath to our principal, Mr. E. II. Kemper MeComb, and all other members of the faculty, our heartfelt thanks for the in- terest, assistance and cooperation they have shown towards us during the past four years. We give and bequeath to Miss Lena Brady and Miss Jessie Moore the seats in room 217. TRUMAN May they be as pleasantly occupied as by the class of ' 3d. To the students who will stand and wait in line in the lunchroom, we give the best lunches Uiat can be found in the city. To the graduating class of January 1935, we bequeath the anchor hanging in room 217. May they always follow the ideal of this motto and reach success. To the freshmen we give the right to eat Brown Giants in class without being scolded for it. To the sophomores we bequeath the encyclop- edias in the library, since they are supposed to be the wisest classmen in school. And lastly, we leave to all, the friendliness, good will and cheerfulness that has characterized our class throughout its years in this school. IMOGENE TRUMAN. Class Will maker. FORUM CLUB ROINES CLUB BOOK CLUB SCIENCE CLUB MASOMA CLUB HI-Y CLUB SPEECH ARTS CLUB (X and Y sections) LATIN CLUB FRENCH CLUB GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB ODD NUMBER CLUB GIRLS ' LEAGUE COUNCIL BUSINESS GIRLS ' CLUB ART CLUB H. Y. S. CLUB RED CROSS CLUB (X section) RED CROSS CLUB (Y section) GIRL RESERVES MILITARY CLUB CAMERA CLUB R. 0. T. C. OFFICERS - »%, Mr 0 a 13 - lalie 13 f t f t 8 aa SERVICE CLUB FOOTBALL SQUAD BAND " JOKES « " By IRVING SELIG Speak English, Please Alberl Wendel: What is the charge on this battery ? Garage man: One and a hall ' volts. Albert Wendel: How much is that in Ameri- can money? A Living Death Miss Webster to Frederick Greve: Come on, put a little more life in your dying. Come Back Later Carlo Presti (to barber) have to wait for a shave ? Barber: Oh, about three years. How lono: will 1 No Need To Be Distressed Esther Bernstein: Do you think my neice looks like me? Lillian Levinsky : Yes, but don ' t worry as Ions ' as she ' s health v. Light Weight Anna Marie Dzicwas: Bring me anothei sandwich. Waiter : Anything else ' Anna Marie: Yes. Bring a paper weight. Thai last sandwich blew away. Just Being Honest Silvio Costantino: How do you like my room as a whole . ' John Nackenhorst : As a hole it ' s Fine, as a room, not so good. How About The Drumstick? Bootblack: Light or dark, sir? •lames Pearcy (absent mindedly) : I ' m not particular, only don ' t give me the neck. Is That Being Kind? Richard Emery: Last night I heard a burg- lar. You should have seen me going down- stairs three steps at a time. Deloris Mellis: Where was he, on the roof? That ' s Right Houston Whitson : Why do they put a hyph- en in bird-cage l Pauline Duke: That ' s for the bird to sit on. What Would Anyone Say? Miss Iske: What did Caesar say when Bruins abbed him ? Jeanette Gentry: Ouch! Not The Third Mr. Winslow: Now, everybody hum. Mary George: The second verse? Different Ideas Miss Perkins: I wish I could think up a big, strong situation thai would fill the audience with tears. Miss Haynes : That ' s alright, but I ' m look- ing for one that will fill the tiers with audience. Good Business For Some Barbers in some American towns are charg- ing more for shaves. They state that owing to the depression their customers ' faces are longer. " Weiner ' s " Had Good Training Mr. Schell : Why do you want to become a chiropodist? Francis Van Brunt : I have always been at the foot of my class in school, so I think tin; profession will be easy for me. Not For Women Emogene Truman: Will we ever have a wom- an president? Irving Crouch: Of course not, a president has to be over 35 years of age. Taking Turns Lloyd Thomas: My girl is not like Lot ' s wife. Albert Wendel : No, how ' s that? Lloyd Thomas: Well, Lot ' s wife looked back and turned into a pillar of salt and Wilma looked back and turned into a telephone pole. Couldn ' t Make It Mr. Moore : Tell what you know about The Mongolian race. Arthui Gordon: I wasn ' 1 there, I went 1 l he basketball game, AUTOGRAPHS


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