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

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" We Build the Ladder By Which We Climb " JUNE 1936 SENIOR BOOSTER Published by JUNE 1936 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 — I ' o Uou Under- graduates with journalistic incli- nations, this Senior Booster staff leaues the glowing torch of the scribes, which we hau e carried high, and the guill and scroll of the Fourth Estate, which were figuratiuelu instru- mental in recording the con- tents of this scrip — the jous, uictories, friendships and edu- cational progress of the mem- bers of this senior class. CHARLES JOHNSTON ROBERT CROUCH Editor-in-chief Associate Editor WILLIAM TAVENOR B u s i n ess Ma na ger E. H. KEMPER McCOMB — His aspiration for high ideals has been deeply fused into the characters of the members of this class. Stresses fair play, honesty and frankness. Principal. C. M. SHARP — One of the most respected men at Manual. His soft, calm voice has a remarkable way of minimizing a student ' s troubles, difficulties and misfortunes. Vice- principal. BERTRAM SANDERS — Manual comes first in the mind of this energetic leader. Under his stern exterior is a friend, ever ready to come to the aid of those who need his assist- ance. Vice-principal. JACK HIATT — Our handsome class president at whom we can, and do point with pride, because he is the first four-letter man to em- erge from Manual in a long time. He has, however, escaped cupid ' s arrows. DOROTHY WINEMAN — Our charming secre- tary, and popular, too. Dot is liked by every- one who knows her, and she seems to like everyone. HERBERT SCHWOMEYER — Knows how ic sway a crowd whether he ' s on the gridiron, hardwood or stage. At Shortridge he ' s known as the play-boy of Manual. Under- studies Jack as vice-president. AXGELO ANGELOPOLOUS — Angie thought of becoming a jeweler with all his Top Ten pins. Class treasurer and president of the Roines and Journalist Clubs. Sports editor of the Senior Booster. JUD JORDAN — The historian of our class and oh, how the seniors make history! Goes in for strawing in a systematic way. Must go in for night life in a big way because he al- ways looks sleepy. Roines. ROMANIOUS ALVEY — A small boy of Manual who goes in for model T Fords. Composed the Ivy Day song and had a part in the Ivy Day program. He has been the life of many parties — and classes. VERLIN HERSKBERGEK — Played the part of " Captain Applejack " in the class play. Likes to drive Edna ' s roadster around — with Edna by his side. Feature editor of Booster staff. Roines. Art Club. GOLDIE PARDO — Her name is certainly de- ceiving, for Goldie is no blonde. Black wavy hair and snappy black eyes are Goldie ' s. She was the cute Poppy in the class play. Has a host of male followers. Masoma. HERSCHELL HINKLEY — " Sarazen Hink- ley " . His pet delight is breaking 100 on the links. Statistician for weekly Booster. Start- ed out as yell leader but for some unknown reason dropped this activity. Journalists Club. ROBERT CROUCH — " Three Points " has been the very capable sports editor for the week- ly Booster and is associate editor for our Senior Booster. Is a superb golfer. Roines. DOROTHY NEWEL — " Dot, " the beautiful girl with the pretty blue eyes. Candidate for May Queen, and editor of the weekly Boost- er. Dot got gray hairs jumping her personals committee — or are they blonde? Masoma. WILLIAM TAYENOR — Head of the outside Senior Booster sales. Bill is interested in track, science and especially Hilda. Chess and Checker Club. Roines. C. R. CLAYTON — His precise, mathematical manner of directing and organizing members of 135 has helped to make our class one of the outstanding in the annals of Manual. Roll room sponsor. CHARLES JOHNSTON — To him was given the responsibility of editing our senior Booster, and no one could have done a more thorough job. Bound for big things. Asso- ciate editor of the weekly Booster. Roines. ARDA KNOX — Ours is only one of the twenty-five senior classes which have profited from the timely advice of Miss Knox. Fac- ulty sponsor. Three — w «% f! -! ■ s 2 r-, p% s " ' V JIAMTA ABBAM — Juanita hasn ' t been at Manual for four years, because she started out at Southport. Interested in nursing, but has decided to be a stenographer. Secretary of Y section Junior Red Cross. ANNA ADLEB — A sure " Whiz " in Miss Hunter ' s history class. Anna aspires to go to I. U. and then become a journalist. Tis said that she has many outside interests. MORRIS ABLER — Talks only when you make him, but the reason is that he is always studying. Likes electrical engineering and physiography. JAMES ALLANSON — Gym is Jim ' s middle name. He likes it that well. President of the Boys ' Gym Club, maker of its emblem and a collector of three Frenzel Medals. CHARLES ARTHUR — Chess and checkers occupy his mind. What a game for a he-man! One of those fellows that are mites but mighty. Composition didn ' t hit the spot with him. Likes dark haired girls. MARJORIE AYKES — This demure girl de- sires to be a stenographer. Likes tennis and swimming and reads a great deal. What a life for a wealthy person! Luck to you. Business Girls ' Club. HOLLA BAKER — Rolla is a constant " once a week " attendant of Manual. Is a very quiet type of person and always hates to recite. What he is interested in, we don ' t know. ( Neither does he. ) HKiH ALONZO BALDWIN — Not outstand- ing for brilliance in his studies, not promin- ent for his participation in athletic and social activities, but possessed of fine qualities which count much in life. MARGARET BARKER — History and litera- ti! re are the two things that take up most of Margaret ' s time. Her disposition and her sweet, maybe we should say " refreshing quietness " make her a delightful girl. MARIE BARNES — One of Mr. Moffat ' s prize students. Marie has the flashing eyes that go with a snappy smile. She seems to create consternation in the lunch room. Member of the motto committee. ROSE ELLEN BERVDT — Just leave it up to Rosie to start something — and finish it. Her middle name is FUN. She ' s in for everything and gets a big kick out of whatever she does. " Babe " is her best pal. Masoma. ELIZABETH BEYL — Always has a smile for everyone. Since sewing is her favorite past- time, she wants to become a famous design- er of exclusive gowns. LOUISE BOUBGONNE — Miss VandenBrook ' s one big problem. And how! Known for that inimitable giggle. Keith ' s is visited by Louise and the boy friend every Saturday night. Masoma. JOHN BOWMAN — John ' s ambition is to be- come a detective or traveling salesman. He favors outdoor sports, chiefly boxing, swim- ming and hunting. Has collected several Frenzel Medals. HOPE BROWN — Hope just bubbles over with personality, pep and prettiness. Some description, but it fits her to a " T " and maybe we should say " M " . Masoma. RALPH BROWN — He plans on owning a big business so he can play golf every morning and take a trip around the world. Some plans, we ' ll say. He vas zee ' andsum crook in zee class play. Roines. NORBERT BUCKLEY — Took journalism and got " A " on an editorial. Now he thinks he ought to be the editor of one of the city papers. VICTORIA CALDERON — Vivacious " Vicky " ' has a smile for everybody and is always seen with Rebecca. Writes fine short stories for the Odd Number Club. — Four JEi CAMMACK — Jep came to us from way down thar in Owenton, Kentucky. Has nor been in the city long but has secured a job already. LEONARD CAMBELL — " Speedy " , the croon- ing punter on the football squad, has served loyally for four years. He does many things — plays in the band, sings and takes part in amateur fights. ROSEMARY CARNEY — Her ears ring every once in a while, but, my children, ' tis really the wedding bells that are to tinkle in June. Oh, that personality! Business Girls ' Club. Masoma. HELEN COHEN — She rates a smile from Sam every time he sees her. That ' s probably the reason he grins throughout their entire liter- ature class the filth period. FRANKLIN COOK — " Cookie " is one of the wise-crackers of our class. He seems to be at his best in Mr. Barnhart ' s bookkeeping class. Can be told anywhere by his laugh. OLA COONFIELD — Another of Manual ' s very attractive blondes who disproved the theory " beautiful but dumb " with her high grades. Always seen with Emily or Ruth. CATHERINE want to be a nursin school CORDELL — Catherine must nurse, for she takes her home seriously. Is very quiet around Ithough we never see much of her. SOL CRASH, — Divides his time between " courting " a lovely Shortridge lady and working at Kirschbaum Center. Seems to like Cincinnati for some unknown reason. Is a good dancer. EMERY CREEKBAUM — One of Coach Ank- enbrock ' s mainstays. Has " raised the dust " on cross country and track team for two years. If he doesn ' t have Alma in his V-8, he has her in his wallet. Member of Roines, Gym and Art Clubs. RAY CURLEE — This black-haired Romeo traveled all the way from Hamilton, Ohio, to finish his high school education with us. He is a real chemistry flash. HELEN DAVIS — The petite girl with such a cheery smile. Finds big attractions outside of school, and they ' re not her lessons. Helen surely possesses an artistic mind. Masoma. Ll ' LA DAVIS — The other half of Helen. No, they ' re not twins or even sisters. Seems quiet in school, but still water runs deep. Masoma. ALMA DE BAUN — Inseparable from " Sis " . and such a team. Alma is really and truly the Ginger Rogers of our class. The ballroom re- ceives much of her attention on Friday nights. Masoma. HOWARD DEER — Howard was one of Coach Painter ' s consistent pluggers, playing on the football team for four years. Served as a stage hand under Mr. Finch during the last semester. Can usually be found with Bob Leachiiiiin. A former member of the Rod and Refl Club. EDITH DeMUNBRIN — Edith goes to school to learn. Takes her lessons seriously. Dis- plays her talent in those interesting short stories of the Odd Number Club. EDXA DONAHUE — Was one of Mr. Clayton ' s special helpers and a good one, too. Edna belongs to the family of those famous Dona- hue sisters who graduated from Manual and have made names for themselves. FRED DUECKER — The one man about Man- ual that has a car and drives it to school. But that isn ' t the only reason girls fall down stairs looking at Fred, for he has blonde hair and the build to go with it. Roines. ESTHER DUNHAM — Esther has surely been a lucky girl, for she has had hours that were about one through four ever since she start- ed in school. This schedule gives her plenty of time to walk around town. Fire — i i 3 er r ' -. V ' - MARGUERITE EICHEL — Marguerite is so tiny you almost have to look twice to see her. One girl that has a bright and cheery greeting for everyone. HOWARD ELLIS — There is only one thing lacking that keeps Howard from being the ideal ice man — he is shy of girls (as far as we know i ! Has been one of Painter ' s fight- ing Redskins for four years. JOHN ELLIS — Johnny, better known as " Shirley Temple " , has the kind of hair girls go for — dark and curly. A pirate in the class play. Vice-president of the Rod and Reel Club. DORIS PALTING — Peppy redhead of our sen- ior class. Knows all the answers and isn ' t afraid to let anyone know it. Hopes to be- come a file operator in some large office. RUTH FINCHUM — One of the very few red- heads of the class and is proud of it. Ruth swings a wicked toe especially in the Gym Shows. Looks too divine in an R. O. T. C. suit. VIRGINIA FLETCHER — A very decided blonde of the roll room. Office training is Virginia ' s first love at school. She is work- ing at something along that line all the time. VIRGIL FREIJE — Miss Webster ' s pet nuis- ance in senior speech. Delights in running out of gas with a car full of girls. Hopes some day to be able to follow his father ' s business. Member of the Forum Club. MARTHA GALLAMORE — Martha never says much but she thinks plenty. Her grades are proof of that fact. Literature, history and filing are the favorite subjects of Martha. LOUIS GARSHWILER — " Gush " is one of the boys that makes the Green House possible. Says he intends to be a song writer and wishes Rudy Vallee were his brother. Spends a lot of his evenings at the Oriental. MAYME GELLER — Another one of the sen- ior girls that is wearing a sparkling diamond ring, on her left hand, naturally. Mayme has been preparing herself for home making a long time. GERALDINE GILLIATT — Stick ' em up! Urn, did she get tough in the class play. But real- ly Jerry is sweet. That was just th e play. Can easily be called the song bird of Manual. Masoma. CONSTANCE GLAZER — A fast talking girl that knows her way around and isn ' t afraid of anything. Even though it has been three years since she studied mythology, she re- members it better than any other subject. IiKSSIE GOLDSTEIN — Gets a big kick in working in the Booster office although she isn ' t on the staff. There is a certain fel- low unknown to Manual that squires her wherever she goes. MAX GOLDSTEIN — History and Max don ' t mix just the way they should. Especially when it comes to making maps. He and blond curly hair are just the things that get the girls, but he is immune to their charms. MARY GRAVES — One of the cute blondes of our class. Happens to be interested in some- one outside of school. Maybe that is the reason that she is so intent when studying her home management. JIMMMIE GRIBBEN — Jimmie is in partner- ship with Clifford, not only in the ownership of that new Ford V-8 roadster, but also in the furniture business. Booster staff. IRENE GRINDEAN — If there is a war Irene will be on hand to nurse the doughboys back to health. Home nursing has been her fav- orite study. MARNE GROOTHAERT — Has a wicked hand with the car which comes in very handy at times. Has an ambition to be a great violin- ist — some day. Received a music award. Orchestra and French Club. — Six TOSCA GUERRINI — Is the answer to some harassed executive ' s prayer. She is tops with Mrs. Dorman for her splendid ability to grasp commercial subjects. Business Girls ' Club. WILLIAM GUYON — William is one of the quiet fellows around school. I.ikes his math- ematics and has stuck with it for four years. You ' ll have to come around school early if you want to see Bill. NORVAL HAMILTON — Every one has come to the conclusion that Norval has leased the Green House for the rest of his school days. He is a big pest at times. Military Club. ROBERT HAMEL — Bob ' s indoor sport seems to be rink-skating. He spends much of his time out at Riverside. While in school he serenades the girls between classes by play- ing his harmonica. RUSSELL HAMPTON — Russell ' s one ambi- tion is to become a full-fledged " hobo " and be able to ride around the country in his own private box-car. PAULINE HARRIS — Pauline is the cute little dark headed girl that keeps so quiet every where in school. Such a joy for the teach- ers! MARIE HAYNES — Marie really has that swing when she dances. She is the apple of Carl Berdel ' s ' -ye. Here ' s another one ot our senior girls that has such a following of friends. HELEN HOGAN — Surpassed all seniors in selling tickets for the class play. One of the best girl athletes that ever entered Manual. Possesses a job. Masoma. VELMA IVERSON — Can think up more ques- tions: to ask than any two people. Possesses a knack for making her own clothes. Plays the piano and sings to entertain her friends. French Club. Masoma and Business Girls ' Club. IDA MAE JAMESON — Makes the cash regist- er talk in the sales room. Since Ida Mae has been working in the sales room the amount of sales has been shooting high. LUCILLE JAMIESON — She isn ' t Ida Mae ' s sister. Very quiet in roll call and conse- quently is a help to Mr. Clayton. Spends most of her time studying, and that habit accounts for her being so quiet. IDA JEFFRIES — Ida and Elizabeth are great friends. They are seen together constantly, and both are blondes. Ida ' s sweetness and pleasant disposition have made her a host of friends. JEANNE JOHNSON — If you don ' t know Jeanne Johnson, part of your social life is missing. She gets around. Hinkley and Jeanne have every body predicting big things for them. ROSEMARY JOHNSTON — Very efficient shorthand student. Works in the lunchroom taking in the money — on the boy ' s side, naturally. Masoma. THOMAS JOHNSON — Thomas is the owner of an indelible grin. We wish he would let us in on some of the things he laughs about. Never recites in class but saves all his know- ledge for the big tests. HIGHLAND JONES — We can never tell whether Highland is blushing or just sun- kissed. All you have to do to get him to glow for you is t o mention the word report card. He ' ll understand. MONA JUPIN — Makes your heart quivei when she casts her soulful eyes on you. Was a great help with her art work in the Senior Booster. ESTHER KATZ — We don ' t know much about Esther for she is awfully quiet. Studying must be her hobby for she is always looking in a book. History and English are her main accomplishments. Si nil 9 f r « ' ROBERT KELLEMEYER — Knows Jud best after himself. Proved himself very useful back stage during the class play. He wants to be an efficient chemical experimenter. LEWIS KEMMERER — Can ' t seem to make up his mind whether to run a drug store, be a funeral director, or join the army. Of course, we realize there isn ' t much difference. Captain of the band. Military Club. PERKY KEY — Perry thinks that the " M " in K. M. T. H. S. stands for Martha Jane. Perry is one of that quite distinguished gang that does thiags on Sunday nights. Roines. ELIZABETH KIEL — Elizabeth is just like her delightful sister who graduated from Manual about a year ago. Her smile has won her many friends. GLENDORA KIOER — Glondora has hopes of beins the second Kate Smith on a small scale. She drives Mrs. Dorman silly with her warb- ling. Often seen with Marne Groothaert. JOE KIRA — Another pocket-size member of our class. Seems to be terribly intellectual. Finds that mathematics gives the brain won- derful exercise. This phase of his education is about the only thing he takes seriously. BERNICE KNIGHT — Bernice ' s pet ambition is to become a secretary. She likes to pick at the typewriter and is very good at com- mercial work. Masoma. BERSCHEL KOPP — Hasn ' t made himself known until this year. And he really has made up for lost time. Drives to school in one of those so-called swell cars. He has collected plenty of those bronze buttons dur- ing his four years. Roines. WILLIAM KOSAVEACH — Bill is one of the long drawn out members of the senior class. This winter Bill had to miss part of the fun we had while he was in the hospital. Likes physiology. He may be a doctor yet. HERBERT KOTTEAMP — One-semester sub- jects are his hobby. Business law was real- ly a semester full for Herbert, though. Has a patent on that long facial expression. WILLIAM KRAMER — The star track man of our class. Ask Bill about the business of " strawing. " Beside the Chess and Checkers Club, he goes in for the ladies — especially Vernice. Roines. LEAH KRASNO — When Leah stops talking we ' ll know that she is ill. One of the trio of Sara, Caroline and Leah. Neatness is Leah ' s pet virtue. Masoma. BETTY LARMORE — Don ' t let Betty ' s shy appearance fool you, for she is as lively as the next one. Pals around with Virginia. Has a good eye for sewing straight seanu, one trait that very few gins of tniss day have. GAYLE LAWRENCE — Gayle has been given the title of the quietest giil in school. Some distinction in this bedlam. Her quiet man- ner is a joy forever. KATHERINE LAWRENCE — Katherine is the girl that signs CMC to everything. She al- most forgets what her initials are. Litera- ture furnishes Katherine many enjoyable moments. ROBERT LEACHMAN — Another of our foot- ball heroes. Seems to take an interest in other high schools — especially at basketball games. Roines. ISADORE LEVY — The " quiet " boy from 135. One of the teachers ' chief worries. His curly locks attract many a sweet glance and sign from the fair maidens. BENNIE LINDER — One reason why Mr. Win- slow ' s chorus class keeps going. Efficient member of the business committee for the class play. — EifjUt CLARA LITVAK — Possesses a contagious smile. Her ambition is to take a trip around the world. Looks stunning in blue, and her pet dislike is home nursing. Now you know all about Clara. WILDA LONG — Oh! That southern accent! Very yuiet until she meets someone from Ben Davis. Pals around with Ruth Reimer. Favorite subject is history. KATHYRN LOWDEN — Here ' s a girl that is really preparing to make some fellow a good wife. She is taking home management and household science. She should really know bow to open a can. RALPH MALLING — Spends his spare time working in a bakery shop. Perhaps he en- joys being with all sweet things? Ask him about Evelyn. Enjoys dancing and playing ping-pong. ROBERT MATHEWS — One of Manual ' s suc- cessful debaters and Top Tenners. Capably played the part of Lush in the class play. Has often shown his photographic ability around school. Business manager of the weekly Booster. Roines. ALBERT McFALL — Seems quiet between 8:00 and 3:30, but his friends say different. Enjoys taking the red headed girl friend on aerial rides. Forum Club. RUBY McGUIRE — Ruby can find something to laugh about, regardless. Tells about a handsome boy friend but will not give his name. .JOSEPHINE McKEE — After moving all over Indiana, Josephine has decided to settle down in Indianapolis. Has to look up at e verybody because she is the half-pint of our class. HAROLD MCLAUGHLIN — One of the sUck- haired boys from the Heights. What a grin he flashes at times! A member of Mr. Finch ' s back stage crew for the class play. ROBERT MENDELSOHN — The handsome lad with such a dreamy look. Robert should become head of a mattress factory — he ' d have something to fall back on when sleeping in class. MILDRED MTNCHIN — Herschell Hinkley ' s wife — in the class play. Boy, can she tell them! Plays a fiddle in the orchestra. Looks very beautiful in green, since she has red hair. Member of the Booster stall. MABIE MOATES — Knows how to make Top Ten and no wonder, for she ' s continually studying. Isn ' t afraid of the " Old Trig " . Membei of orchestra, Manual Friends of Reading, Camera and Masoma Clubs. ERMA MONTGOMERY — Can ' t make up her mind whether she likes school or not. Has decided that there is something very nice about a soldier. CHESTER MOORE — Oh! Girls! That dark wavy hair! And was Chester a dark anu handsome man in the class play? Has the distinction of being the only negro in the production. NORMAN MUELLER — One of the fleetest of the fleet. Also performs on the high-jump. Pals around with Kramer, Wenning and Tavenor. Vida Vake ' s old flame. Roines. PHILLIP MYERS — Gets in difficulties where members of the opposite sex are concerned. Some people are gifted that way. Devoted to R. O. T. C. Can really take it, for his special boy friend likes his girl friend. ALBERT NAHMIAS — One of the Nahmias boys. They really should start a baseball nine. His pet dislike is curly hair. Likes history and studies it like a trouper. MILDRED MURRAY — Mildied has plans to make nursing her life work. Home manage- ment and similar courses are helping to prepare her for her chosen profession. Forum Club. Nine — % %) if y I w is ' I DOROTHA NEIGER — Likes to ride a two- wheeled tricycle, and can really lake the curves. Genneil and Dorotha can find some- thing to talk about every roll call period. Masoma. ALBERT NELTS — Blonde and small, but not so little that he can ' t hold his own. Trips i lie light fantastic with a little dark headed gal that isn ' t from Manual. There isn ' t any place in Indianapolis that Albert hasn ' t been. GENNEIL O ' BRIEN — Snappy eyed little Col- leen who is seen most every place. Likes to skate and make classy clothes. Has hopes of being a file clerk. Masoma. .■MAUREEN O ' DWYER — The little girl with the unusual voice and large round eyes. Lit- erature is Maureen ' s favorite subject. 13 5 ' s official attendance checker. HARRY OSBORNE — Harry has proved him- self efficient at all times by making high grades in all classes he has entered. Al- though Harry hasn ' t gone all four years at Manual, he has made many friends. JOSEPH OSMAN — Seems to belong to the House of David. But the wind sure does whip his whiskers back when he whizzes around the cinder path. Started his track career too late to get a block " M " . SARA PASSO — The Ruby Keeler and Ginger Rogers of our senior class. Sara has eyes for some one in The Booster Office. Inseparable from Caroline and Leah. Likes to dance and can certainly do it. Senior Booster typist. Masoma. CAROLINE PATNK K — " Pat " pais around with Sara and tap dances and sings. She is an excellent typist and a member of the weekly and Senior Booster staffs. Received Alliance Francaise Medal. Top Tenner and Masoma. French and Journalist Clubs. ROY PATTISON — Roy knows all the latest jokes and has that certain something in his style that can put them over with a bang. Has one of the special front seats in 135. FLOYD PHILLIPS — Hail to a future artist! But he ' ll never get along unless he does away with some of the bashfulness. Designer of banner and arm band. LEONA POER — Has decided that she wants to be a teacher or secretary. Kails from Ben Davis, so naturally is an ardent basket- ball fan. Usher for class play. MARGARET POSTMA — " Babe " is one-half of the Berndt-Postma gang and is a bicycle enthusiast. She loves to swim and is very fond of apples and straws. She is presi- dent of the Book Club and member of the Booster staff. Masoma. VIRGINIA PUGH — Is seen very often with " Jinny " . Noisy, but still one of the quietest in 135. She is one of our few " natural blondes " . Would like to be a stenographer. EDWARD ItAASCH — Ed is commonly known as " Flash " . Has played basketball for the last two years. His flaming red hair seems to attract Alma. IRENE BAESNEH — Irene is the other half of the Irene and Ella Co., Incorporated. Likes to study in the library. Whenever you see Irene, she is always laughing. Masoma. DE LORIS RAH.M — " Rahmy " is our class poet, having written our Ivy Day poem. She is smart and works in the sales room. Was Aunt Agatha in the class play. Masoma. HELENE RAWLINGS — Helene is famous for her coiffure. Her hair is never mussed. Clerks in a grocery in her spare time and certainly knows her onions. Esther ' s cousin. Masoma. RUTH READ — One of the few girls who has the distinction of strutting around in an R. O. T. C. suit. Likes to whirl around the skat- ing rink at Riverside. — Ten CLARICE REIMER — Clarice is the girl that possesses that Pepsodent smile. She is one of the most charming girls of the senior class. Attendant to the May Queen and member of the Masoma Club. President of the G. L. M. Council. RTTH REIMER — The Jean Harlow in the roll room Ruth rates them all, even the graduates. Looked very fetching as a milk maid in the May Day exercises. Masoma. ALBERTA ROBERTSON — Pals around every- place with " Tootie " . Left us for a while to see the town of Terre Haute. Decided Man- ual was the place. Likes candy only when she can eat it in roll call. KATHERINE ROBERTSON 1 — Often seen with Doris. Does exceptionally good work in art and likes cost designing very much. Writes short, short stories for Mr. Moffat in the Odd Number Club. MARTHA RYAN — A very sweet, blue-eyed brunette. We wonder just who her hero is. Usually seen with Virginia Tumey. Business Girls ' Club. Masoma. HENRY SALZMAN — Henry is part of the company whose partners are Bennie and Isa- dore. When those three get together, no tell- ing what will happen. Studies hard but says he forgets too much. HAROLD SCHROWE — One of those tough pirates in " Captain Applejack " . He should go in for wrestling, for he can certainly grab a man. HELMUT SCHULZ — Helmut came all the way from Germany. He certainly lost no time in making a. name for himself. Looks very handsome and dignified in an R. O. T. C. uniform. GEORGE SEELE — Gray hair isn ' t caused from old age, or so George says. German and chemistry are enough to make one feel eighty years old — that is if you study them hard enough. RUTH SHAPIRO — It seems that Ruth is leav- ing Indianapolis in favor of New York City. Seldom seen without Helen Cohen. SAM SHAPIRO — Not very many fellows can boast of a smile like Sam ' s. It ' s the kind that sends chills down your spine. That is the reason Helen has such a hard time keep- ing her mind on literature. Brother of Ruth. MARTIN SIEGEL — Evidently Martin is go- ing to own an office where there are six sec- retaries to do his work while he plays golf. He ' s in business training but never comes to school. THELMA SIMS — Perhaps Thelma will be a saleslady in one of the larger stores of the city, someday. At least, that ' s her ambition. A member of the Latin Club. LENA SMITH — Although Lena is attracted by something at Ziggie ' s, she remains loyal to Roy. Interested in singing and music. Red Cross Club, Y section. Masoma. .MIRIAM SMITH — Her main interest is a cer- tain Sammy. Pastime is riding esculators and wandering through dime stores. Ambi- tion is to become a hot blues singer. Often seen places with June and Pauline. LEONA STAMiM — She and Edna Donahue seem to be inseparable. Music Club. Physi- ology was her chosen subject. Maybe she ' ll be a nurse. THOMAS STEPHEN ' S — If Thomas Stephens came to school two days straight, the teach- ers would collapse. He thinks that book- keeping is the only subject taught at Man- ual. IV T A MAE STUDEBAKER — Consistent " Top Tenner " . Also received the Hayward Barcus award. May Queen attendant. Her ambi- tion seems to be in the business world, doing stenographic work. Masoma. Eh ven — » -» ' " . %M J3 %► V s 1 I L - V i JUNE SUITT — June positively refuses to give out the name of her heart throb, but we have our suspicions. Her intelligence in home man- agement is astounding, even to the teacher. MILDRED TAGGART — With her name, Mil- dred should go a long way. It should be an inspiration. One of the tall and very slender girls; therefore she ' s quite envied. Thinks she would like to be a file operator. MEIATX THOMAS — Always seen near the bicycle door. Enjoys the company of a former Manualite, Eva. Melvin was head of the ticket sales for " Captain Applejack. " HAROLD THORNBERRY — Harold shoula have a medal for the good hard labor he put in on the Senior Booster. Harold de- signed the cover and did most of the art work. President of the Chess and Checkers Club. Roines. SAM TOOBIX — Who is the object of Sam ' s affection at Shortridge? Some day Sam ex- pects to have the initials, C. P. A., after his name. Played freshman basketball. Chess and Checkers Club. VIRGINIA TRESTER — Although " Jinny " has artistic ability, she hopes to become a filing operator or a private secretary to a wealthy man ' s son. Well, she has our sup- port. Member of the Art Club. VIRGINIA TRUMAN — W T hen Virginia was m Mr. Schell ' s Latin class she was the star — the star dumbbell. Quiet in school, but we un- derstand she is sort of noisy out of school. Is his name Lloyd or Elmer? VIRGINIA TIMKY — Going to shows and dancing are the two things that Virginia really likes to do. One of the girls who gets a big kick out of leap year. Masoma. RICHARD VARE — He is the bestest dish breaker Manual ' s sunlit lunchroom ever heard. Dick always goes to the show by his lonesome. That is something that many of the Manual girls can ' t understand. GEORGE VOIDA — George doesn ' t have much to say, and that is probably the reason he is a constant Top Tenner. Likes writing short stories in Mr. Moffat ' s class. George is an Eagle Scout. Odd Number Club. ELLA WEI LAND — Short and pleasingly plump is Ella. Here is another one of those girls with the million dollar dispositions. Al- ways seen with Irene, and the two of them seem to enjoy themselves. Masoma. ROY WELCH — Roy is the composer of our Ivy Day song. Has become famous for Lis good jokes. Seems somewhat interested in Garfield Park on Sunday afternoons. RICHARD WENNING — " School Boy Wen- niiig " turned out to be the man about Man- ual after all. He is a whiz on the hardwood and dance floor as well. Aileene and Dick- think each other the " tops " . Roines. COLBERT WEST — Better known by the .girls as Handsome. Must want to be an aviator, for he is seen at the airport every Saturday night. FLOYD WHARTON — One thing never both- ers Floyd, and that is his lessons. Alreadv has his Ford trained to run north. Her name isn ' t Betty by any chance, is it Floyd? MARY WHITAKER — If you want to hear the latest joke, just ask Mary. She knows them all. Sang in the Glee Club for several sem- esters. Red Cross X section. JAXE WILLIAMS — One of the reasons that Mr. Clayton has to yell " Quiet " so many times at roll call. Jane joined us in January, but has made a name for herself. JESSIE WINKLER — One girl that doesn ' t believe that silence is golden. As a radio announcer she would have a brilliant, future. All kidding aside, Jessie has an A-l personal- ity, and we all like her. Has several bronze buttons. Masoma. — Twelve LILLY WINTER — Those laughing brown eyes, and that infectious giggle! Some com- bination, we ' ll say. From all appearances she plans to go high-brow on us someday. She belongs to the Art Club and will paint Cali- fornia scenes this summer. JUNE WITTENBRINK — - Tis said that prec- iou3 things come in small packages, so June is of great value. Evidently reading is her hobby for she likes literature and — also Melvin, a handsome member of our own ciass. EDNA WRIGHT — Edna was Mr. Schell ' s chief worry when she was in his Latin classes. Dorothy and Edna are inseparable or prac- tically so. Edna is continually laughing and talking. LENA VOSAFAT — One girl that can be class- ed as plenty cute. Filing is a favorite sub- ject of Lena ' s. Vivaciousness and pep are two qualities that make this Yosafat girl lots of fun. Some fellow will certainly appreciate the fact that Lena makes her own clothes. REBECCA ZIMMERMAN — Beautiful Kebec- ca. Not only is she beautiful but she really can dance. Certainly has a following of boy friends and girl friends. Pals around with Sara and Vicki, plus Leah. PAUL ZUMKELLER — Took part in Ivy Day program. Paul uses Ms basketball ability outside of school. Always seen with Dick Wenning. Better known as Zumie. MARGARET RRANSTETTER — The Shylock of our class. Ask Jimmie! That ' s why she fights with Ralph. Is a whizz in office train- ing and, like most of the other girls in this class, aspires to be the private secretary to some big business man who goes on vacation every other day. Masoma. ' --I V i l IVY VINE " I W Pxoy Welch (Tune: ' ' Stardust ' ' ) Sometimes we wonder bow our ivy vine will climb : How long will it last? Will it outlive its represented class ! If it does, we hope its life is long-. Clinging to Manual ' s wall, Climbing ' for a destination. We ' re hoping it won ' t fall Until its situation Is that which if is striving for. As we set forth, we ' re like that Ivy vine. Merely tender sprigs. Starting out on life ' s long weary climb To success which we hope to attain. So as years pass on We ' ll recall this ivy song. And the vine that ' s planted here In memory will linger on. IVY DAY SONG By " Mose " Alvey (Sung to the tune of " Prairie Moon " ). Years may cease rolling by. Stars may fall from the sky, Bui our ivy will live through the years. Through all hardships and toils. May our souls e ' er be loyal. While our is si n ing In climb. Though things may not seem bright, we ' ll always fight To gain our ends, however hard. We ' ll accept with bright smiles All our troubles and trials. And remember our loyal ivy vine. Thirteen — THE BOOSTER Published by the June 1936 Class of Manual Training High School EDITORIAL STAFF Editor Charles Johnston Associate Editor Robert Crouch Sports Editor Angelo Angelopolous Assistant — Herschell Hinkley. Clubs and Organizations Editor Caroline Patnick Art Editor Harold Thornberry Assistants Mona Jupin and Floyd Phiiiips Snap Shots Mr. Lewis Finch Feature Writers Mose Alvey, Jud Jordan, Margaret Postma, Iva Mae Studebaker and Alma DeBaun. Personals Chairman Dorothy Newel Pergonals Committee Ralph Brown. Fred Duecker. Herschel Kopp, Perry Key, Herbert Schwomeyer, Jimmie Gribben, Richard Wenning, William Kosaveach, Hope Brown, Victoria Calderon, Geraldine Gilliatt, Marie Haynes, Jeanne Johnson, Esther Katz, Goldie Pardo, Clarice Reimer, Mildred Minchin, Ella Weiland, Irene Raesner and Rose Ellen Berndt. Joke Editors Herbert Schwomeyer and Jimmie Gribben Typists Sara Passo and Leah Krasno Faculty Adviser Mrs. Robetta Brewer BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager. William Tavenor Assistant Business Manager ... .Robert Mathews In-School Sales Jessie Winkler Bookkeepers Highland Jones, Leona Stamm. Victoria Cald- eron and Esther Dunham. Faculty Adviser Miss Helen Haynes Your Ladder Is No Loftier Than Its Highest Rung. ' With the realization that Manual has furnished many vital rungs of our educational ladder upon which we seniors shall rise to fulfill our ambitions, there comes the knowledge that our ladder will never be completed and vet retain the purpose for which our class ehose the motto, " " We Build The Ladder By Which We Climb " . As long a.s the ladder is being constructed, elevation in commerce, the professions and in society will continue. In the past twelve years we have developed and added greatly to our hereditary knowl- edge, in order to bring us nearer our objective. No one can hope to fulfill youthful ambitions without, continued endeavor until they are reached. And, they cannot be reached if development of the ladder is stopped; you cannot go higher than your highest rung-. GOODBYE, MANUAL! Goodbye, Manual ! Physically, yes — mentally, no ! From the familiar halls of Manual we shall scatter to the four winds, some of us to further our educational attainment, others to en- ter the vast world of business, but always in the recesses of our minds will be a mental pictui ' e of our high school and all of the things which our teachers, advisers and associates have made Manual mean to us. And even physically many of us shall return to the haunts of our high school days on occasion to thank and tell our former instructors and sponsors how much we have actually benefited from their efforts to give us a sound educational foundation on which to start life. As seniors, knowing that our high school career is almost completed, we realize the sincer- ity of purpose and wholeheartedness with which our various teachers have assisted us, ami as we shall soon depart on widely-diverging paths, the members of the June ' 36 graduating class take this opportunity to express their earnest thanks and appreciation to the faculty. -Fourteen By CLASS HISTORY JUD JORDAN In September, 1932, a group of starry-eyed grade school graduates were admitted through the portals of what they later knew as the " and " . There they were welcomed and in- structed by Mr. E. IT. Kemper McComb and Mr. Clarence R. Clayton. Despite warnings issued by the above-mentioned members oi! the faculty, frolicsome upperclassmen waylaid the newcomers and gave them some uncomfortable moments during their first few days at Manual. Though their freshman year was spent in scholarly endeavor, as sophomores these pupils began to look to the lighter side of school life. In fact, the entire year was virtually devoted to frivolity. During their junior year they again settled down, put their noses to the prov- erbial grindstone and worked. It had taken two years of school for them to realize that required subjects and a certain number of credits were necessary for entering the senior roil room. Finishing their first three years at Emmerich Manual Training High School, they embarked on the liner, E. M. T. PI. S. One ' Thirty-five, and weighed anchor for a cruise to Port Com- mencement, The helm of the ship was ably maimed by Helmsman Clayton, while Miss Arda Knox was extremely competent as bos ' un; Jack Hiatt was elected captain (president) ; Herbert Schwomeyer, first mate (vice-president) ; An- gelo Angelopolous, keeper of the log (secre- tary) , and Dorothy Yfineman, purser (treasur- er ) . Soon after getting under way, the passengers attended the Ivy Day exercises aboard the E. M. T. PI. S. Two Seventeen, at the invita- tion of the charterers, the January 1936 senior class. It was there that John Cristina, captain of the January essel, presented Jack Hiatt with the silver trowel symbolic of the traditions of Ivy Day. Armband insignia worn by the guests were designed by Floyd Phillips. Again, later in the cruise, the crew and passengers of the E. M. T. IP S. One Thirty-rive were the guests of the January class at the observance of their Class Day. The first half of the voyage over, the captain and first mate were re-elected, Dorothy AVine- man was chosen keeper of the log and Angelo Angelopolous was named purser. At this time, the following midshipmen were chosen for these positions : Herbert Schwomeyer, gif torian ; Jud Jordan, historian ; Romanious Alvey, prophet ; Angelo Angelopolous, willmaker. The class motto, " We Build the Ladder by Which We Climb, " was chosen, and the banner was de- signed by PToyd Phillips. After six weeks had passed, a few of the pas- sengers were given temporary accommodations Fifteen — ■ in the brig (Green House). Though a great calamity to these unfortunates, their exile serv- ed to spur on to renewed efforts those who were lagging. Discovering a number of budding Thespians among the voyagers, the officers prevailed upon them to entertain the fleet with a bit of blood and thunder drama entitled " Captain Apple- jack " . The success of this play was largely due to the expert direction of Miss Vivian I . Webster. Following this play came Ivy Day. the first social function of the voyagers. The program was efficiently sponsored by Miss Violet K. Beck. A swing band provided music for a dance in the girls ' gymnasium which followed the program in the auditorium where the songs written by Romanious Alvey and by Roy Welch had been sung. Class Day, the most important social func- tion of the entire cruise, Avas celebrated with exercises in the auditorium under the sponsor- ship of Miss Margaret Kellenbach, and a dance followed. As the first of June, the day of disembarking at Port Commencement, draws near, all realize with regret that their days on the old liner are numbered. Vet they are confident that with the ideals inspired during this cruise, they shall prove worthy of the traditions established at Manual. DIDIDB CLASS OFFICERS President Jack Hiatt Vice-president Herbert Schwomeyer Secretary Dorothy Wineman Treasurer Angelo Angelopolous Historian Jud Jordan Prophet Romanious Alvey Willmaker . .Angelo Angelopolous Giftorian Herbert Schwomeyer CLASS SPONSORS Faculty Sponsor Miss Arda Knox Roll Room Sponsor Mr. C. R. Clayton Class Play Director Miss Vivian Webster Ivy Pay Sponsor Miss Violet K. Beck Class Day Sponsor Miss Margaret Kellenbach CLASS PLAY By IV A MAE STUDEBAKER For the possession of the beauty at his side. Captain Applejack holds his mutinous crew at bay while thinking of the ruse with which to subdue the uprising. " CAPTAIN APPLEJACK " by Walter Hackett Members of the June ' 36 Senior Class success- fully presented " Captain Applejack, ' ' " a pirate- day play written by Walter Hackett, in the school auditorium on April 2 and 3. The great success of the production may be attributed to the willing cooperation of teachers, directors, stage hands and students. It also offers further proof of the ability of Miss Vivian Webster, the director, and Mr. E. Edward Green, the assist- ant director of the production. The story concerns Ambrose Applejohn, a man who, up to the start of the story, has wanted everything to be as it has always been. How- ever, he changes quite suddenly, deciding to sell the house in which he lives with his aunt, Mrs. Agatha Whateombe, played by DeLoris Rahm, and his ward, Miss Poppy Paire, portray- ed by Goldie Pardo, and starts out in search of romance and adventure. Ambrose Applejohn, a role very well protrayed by Verlin Hcrsh- berger, inserts an advertisement in a popular magazine in order to hasten the sale of his home. At that time, however, lie meets opposition, for Poppy, who secretly loves him, and his aunt dislike having any change in routine. Am- brose declares his love of romance and sends his aunt to bed weeping. After explaining his pur- pose to Poppy, she too is sent to bed when the butler, Lush, played by Robert Mathews, enters to tell the time of night. A wild storm is rag- ing outside, and a knock is heard on the door — a very unusual event in this family. Ambrose, thinking it is a sale for the house, has Lush invite the visitor in. Geraldine Gilliatt enters in the person of Anna Valeska. a foreign im- postor, who, by feigning a story of Bolsheviks and stolen jewels, forces Ambrose to fall in love with her. As she fears the pursuit of a Russian spy, Ivan Borolsky (Ralph Brown), she flees to another room when a second knock is heard on the door. A Mr. and Mrs. Pengard, played by Herschell Hinkley and Mildred Minchin, now enter the picture. They, too, misrepresent their purpose in order to obtain a secret parch- ment leading to a hidden treasure which is re- ported to be in the house. Sending Ambrose out of the room on a useless errand, they begin the search for the treasured map. After they leave, the Russian spy, Borolsky, plays a dram- atic bit with Ambrose. The first act closes with Applejohn declaring to Poppy that he has al- ways wanted adventure and that now " By Heaven " he has found it. The second act is a dream of Applejohn s concerning the parchment which he has found during the course of Act I. In this dream he is no longer Ambrose Applejohn, but is Captain Applejack, a swash-buckling, swagger- ing, domineering captain of a mutinous pirate crew. The third act brings the happy ending when the hero finally realizes that romance and adventure may be found at home. The supporting east included Irene Raesner as Palmer, the maid ; Perry Key as Johnny Jason, the agent selling the property: and the pirate crew which consisted of Thomas John- son, Harold Schrowe, Virgil Freije, Fred Duecker, Harold Thornberry, John Ellis, Jim- mie Gribben, Chester Moore and Perry Key. A very adequate stage crew, under the direc- tion of Mr. Finch, did much toward completing the success of the production. — Sixteen CLASS PLAY CAST OF CHARACTERS Lush Robert Mathews Poppy Faire Goldie Pardo Mrs. Agatha Whatcombe DeLoris Rahm .Ambrose Apple John Verlin Hershberger Anna Valeska Geraldine Gilliatt Mrs. Pengard Mildred Minchin Horace Pengard Herschell Hinkley Ivan Borolsky Ralph Brown Palmer Irene Raesner Dennet Fred Duecker Johnny Jason Perry Key Pirates Thomas Johnson, Harold Schrowe, Virgil Freije, Fred Duecker, Harold Thorn- berry, John Ellis, Jimmy Gribben, Chester Moore and Perry Kev. THE STAFF Director Miss Vivian Webster Assistant Director Mr. Edward Green Student Assistant. . Jeanne Johnson Technical Manager Mr. Lewis Finch Stage Crew. . . .Earl Moore, Edwin Servius, Harold McLaughlin, Highland Jones, William Kosa- veach, Frod Kleifgen, Allan Rednour, Ver- non Elbrecht, Eugene Whiteside. Stage Carpentry Mr. A. L. Weigler Assistants — Boys in Cabinet Making Class. Pioperties in charge of Miss Ada M. Coleman. Assistants — Fred Duecker, chairman; Ralph Brown, Jimmie Gribben, Clarice Reimer, Al- berta Robertson, Josephine McKee, Tosca Guerrini. Costumes in charge of Miss Gladys Denny. Assistants — Horold Thornberry, chairman; Bes- sie Goldstein, Esther Katz, Ruth Read, Mona Jupin, Margaret Barker, Virginia Tumey, Martha Ryan. Sewing by Project Girls. . .Miss Edith M. Compton Business Manager Miss Arda Knox Printing and Sale of Tickets. ... Franklin Cook, chairman; Jep Cammack, Melvin Thomas, Norbert Buckley, Bennie Linder, Virgil Freije, Henry Salzman, Rose Ellen Berndt, Margaret Postma, Margaret Branstetter. Advertising Miss Helen Haynes Assistants — Salesmanship II Class, Morris Adler, Mose Alvey, Edna Donahue, Victoria Caid- eron, Mayme Geller, Mona Jupin, Herbert Kottkamp, Robert Mendelsohn, Herbert Sch- womeyer, Leona Stamm, Harold Thornberry, Eugene Zukerman. Publicity Miss Elizabeth Hodges Assistants — Robert Crouch, Angelo Angelopo- lous, Charles Johnston. Ushers. . . .Members of the June 10 3 6 Senior Class Make-up. .Mr. Oran M. Davis, Miss Ivy Ann Fuller Prompter Elsi Beth Sutter Quick-thinking Mr. Applejohn turns his improvised " jimmy " into an implement for des- troying moths as his family surprise him in his search for the treasure map. Seventeen- CLASS DAY By magaukt i-ost.ma Gaily, yet regretfully, we took our scats for the last class party of our high school years. We were glad, as we always had been, to have a chance to break away from the regular routine of school work, but we were sad when we thought that this event would end our happy high school days. However, our spirits were lightened when the curtains opened un a farce representing our own class play. " Captain Applejack " . Poppy, played by William Kosaveach, was pacing the floor in what appeared to be a feminine evening- gown with low hack and sparkling diamonds. Pacing in the opposite direction was Auni Agatha, James Allanson, groomed in feminine garb but lacking a feminine voice. They seem- ed troubled about Ambrose or Captain Apple- jack, played by Goldie Pardo, who entered, making a remarkable effort to look manly in oversized pants. He dismissed them both as Anna, Jimmie Cole, entered and fainted in his arms. Love at first sight! The Hindoo magi- cian, Ruth Reed, and his wife, Charles Arthur, spoiled the enchantment by another feigned fainting. This time the victim was brought hack to consciousness by the fanning of the Hindoo ' s arms. The maid, Emery Creekbaum, with typi- cal waitress costume disclosing her well-groomed legs, cried " Lights Out " in a deep masculo- feminine voice as the curtain closed. The pirates, Esther Katz, Marie Moates, Marie Haynes, Rose Ellen Berndt, Louise Bourgonne, Margaret Postma and Jessie Winkler, led by Borolsky, Maureen O ' Dwyer, completed the hil- arity by rumbling " aye " in high-pitched voices. The fight between Captain Applejack and the seven pirates for the treasure chest was lost by the pirates, who dragged off their wounded com- rades. The Captain, to he thorough with the folly, presented the treasure chest containing valuable documents to Poppy. On the top of all other documents in the che.-t was the class history. As it was read by Jud Jordan, historian, we heard for the last time what we did during our four years of study and fun at Manual: many of these events wo will long remember. But not for long were we allowed to be ser- ious, for Romanious Alvey, class prophet, be- gan his illustrative description of our fellow classmates in future years. Here and there came a sudden burst of laughter as a senior heard himself or herself described. Could it ever happen ! The next reach into the chest brought forth our will written by Angelo Angelopolous, the legal minded member of our class. And in the bottom of the chest we found our giftorian ' s speech wherein he distributed our few but im- portant possessions among the remaining Man- ualites. .Much of the success of our Class Day program we owe to the efficient sponsorship of Miss Kell- enbach and the other teachers who came to our assistance. CLASS WILL By ANGELO ANGELOPOLOUS We, the members of the June 1936 Senior Class at Emmerich Manual Training High School, city of Indianapolis, county of Marion, State of Indiana, being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do make, publish and de- clare the following as and for our last Will and Testament that is to say : 1st, We hereby revoke all wills, codicils, or testamentary instruments by us at any time heretofore made. 2nd. To members of the January ' 37 senior class we give, devise and bequeath the follow- ing : To Louise Bray we give James Allanson s thirty clay course in molding a mighty muscle. We then predict that she will become as strong as a mule. Bray, mule, Bray ! To William Eggert we give Jack Hiatt ' s secrets on how he became the best president the June ' 36 senior class ever had. To Glen Ball we bequeath Herschell, " Sara- zen " Hinkley ' s famous golf book, " The First Hundred Are The Hardest " . To Joe Prokl, we give Leonard Campbell ' s book " They Laughed When I Start To Croon: They Didn ' t Know I Was Going To Sing ' Far- away ' " . To Doiothy Atkinson, we give Jessie Wink- ler ' s art of making faces. A case of making something out of nothing, we ' d say. To Richard Lowe, we give Robert Mathews ' ability to garner Top Ten buttons. To Don Griffin, we give Norman Mueller ' s first rule on how to be attractive to the ladies. " Be a high jumper, and any Vida Vake girl will fall for you. " To Edward Barkhau, we give the combined (Continued on Page 19) — Eighteen IVY DAY Bv IV A MAE STUDEBAKER THE IVY By DeLoris Rahm I look upon the ivy Clinging there upon the wall; Its every tendril seems to say I ' ll climb! I shall not fall! ' In face of storms and heating winds It thrives and onward vines. The lender, graceful ivy there Tenaciously it climbs. We, like the ivy, must not fall, Though storms upon us heat- Steadfastly on, through rain or sun At last success we ' ll meet. Thy teachings, Manual, are to us As the vine upon the wall. Our Manual song is the song of the vine — I ' ll climb! I must not fall! Manual has several traditions which will al- ways remain. One of these is the observance of Ivy Day which lias been celebrated by every graduating class since 1909. To continue this custom, we, the graduating class of June ' 36, gathered in the auditorium on the afternoon ox May 17 to observe our own Ivy Day. As we filed down the aisles, we beheld our banner designed by Floyd Phillips. It was a beautiful blue and white emblem displaying a rising siui and carrying our motto, " We Build the Ladder by Which We Climb. " As we looked, many of us realized we must begin to build our ladder in the early morning of our lives if we wish to attain success. A skit, " They Reminisce, " written and spon- sored by Miss Beck, was presented by Hope Brown, Robert Crouch, Alma DeBaun, Geral- dine Gilliatt, Herschell Kopp and Richard Wen- ning. Gathered in a living-room, the group discussed outstanding events of the past four years, while members of the class pictured them by pantomime. Some of the incidents recalled to our memory were the visit of the choir from the Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music, a scene from our class play and a member of the basketball team in action. Concluding the skit, Geraldine Gilliatt sang an Ivy Day song writ- ten by Roy Welch. In a more formal manner, Jack Hiatt, presi- dent of our class, presented the ivy to Mr. McComb, who accepted it on behalf of the school. In his reply, Mr. McComb talked to the class about happiness and our opportunity for find- ing it. Jack Hiatt then gave the silver trowel to the January ' 37 class president, William Egg- Nineteen — ert, and in accepting it, the latter promised to continue the tradition of the ivy vine. Our Ivy Day poem was read by DeLoris Rahm. After singing the Ivy Day song, written by Romanious Alvey, the group adjourned to the girls ' gymnasium for a party, with the January ' 37 seniors as guests. The success of the program was due to Miss Beck, sponsor, and her committee which includ- ed Hope Brown, Alma DeBaun, Velnia Iverson and Floyd Phillips. CLASS WILL (Continued from Page 18) speed of William Kramer, Robert Leaehmau, William Tavenor, Joseph Osinan and Emery Creekbaum. However, it is our opinion that Ed could use just a little more. To Harry Matthewson, we give Romanious Al- ley ' s R. 0. T. C. whistle. To all future race drivers in 217 we give hats made by Sol Crash. You know, Crash helmets ! To Marshall Busby, we give Verlin Hersh- berger ' s acting ability. To Lawrence Weghorst, we give Joe Kira ' s undisputed claim to the presidency of the ver- dant residence. To Robert Davis, we bequeath Floyd Phillips ' talent for art, and to Gail Gidcumb, we give Helen Schulz ' s military tactics. To Herbert Pennington and James DeMott we bequeath and devise John Strols ' pension from this venerable institution. To Robert Nesmith we give Richard Wenn- ing ' s basketball ability, and to Ruth Tieferl we bequeath Llelen Hogan ' s proficiency with gym. Gym who " ! Did you say ? To Melvin Meyer, we bequeath Geraldine Gilliatt. Oh, we forgot, it ' s Wilbur Meyer, isn ' t it? To Horace Buckner, we bequeath Thomas Stephens ' guide to better bowling, and to Ed- ward Rugenstein we give Isadore Levy ' s never failing source of questions, intelligent and other- wise, in Miss Thale ' s civics class. To the school, we leave our sincere good wish- es, our happiest memories, our everlasting loyalty and hopes for a greater E. M. T. 11. S. In AVitness Whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals at our residence this fourteenth day of May, in the the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six. CLUBS - ORGANIZATIONS By CAROLINE PATNICK For years Manual has had a group of clubs and organizations, devoted to the enrichment and improvement of student activities. There are two classes of clubs, third period and after- school groups. Some of these organizations are honorary, such as Masoma and Koines, and some give service to the school, as the Service and H. Y. S. Clubs. Others are comprised of stud- ents interested in a special subject, who, with a teacher to sponsor them, have formed a club, such as the Science Club. Special features of various clubs are lectures, motion pictures, trips to local companies and demonstrations. Recreational clubs are formed for the amusement and enjoyment of students. Some of these are Rod and Reel, Manual Friends of Reading and Chess and Checkers. In some clubs, there is a specific requirement for enrollment. For example, in the Odd Num- ber Club, the writing of one short story a sem- ester is the duty of each member. In other groups one has to be enrolled in certain sub- jects, such as the language group and Speech Arts Club. Some of the older organizations of Manual and the dates of their founding are: Masoma, 1914; Koines, 1914; Band, 1915; French, 1919; Odd Number, 1920; and the Junior Red Cross, 1924. In former years all clubs met after school, but because many students could not attend, the time was changed to roll call. The clubs are divided into two sections, X and Y, as they are called. The X clubs meet on alternate Tuesdays, and the Y clubs do likewise ; thus a student may belong to an X and Y club at the same time. It is also possible for a student to belong to an after-school club, thus totaling three clubs. There are 1,250 students in the senior high school, and approximately eight hundred of them belong to clubs. The largest enrollment of any club is that of the Masoma Club which has ninety members. In most of the organizations, the only assess- ment is that necessary for the pictures in the semi-annual Senior Booster. This seldom ex- ceeds fifteen cents. The Forum Club presents each semester a program concerning parliamentary law. All officers of clubs are invited to attend and learn the correct business procedure for a meeting. The Business Girls ' Club has sponsored several shorthand, typewriting, stenotypy and machine calculation contests this semester in the audi- torium. A special feature of the Camera Club is that its members learn to develop their own films. A knowledge of this process besides be- ing quite interesting is useful. For the enjoyment of students and teachers, the Glee Club, Choir, Band and Orchestra pre- sent several musical programs during the semest- er. There are two mil itary organizations at Man- ual—the R, 0. T. C. and Military Club. These numerous student groups tend to round out school life and to allow the individual to seek the association of those whose interests co- incide with his own. MUSIC CLUB This group of music students discuss com- posers and various in- struments. They have had several experi- ments in the labora- tory to demonstrate vibrations of tone. President: Carl Reick. Vice-president: Norma Jean Lawson. Secretary: Vernon Elbrecht. Treasurer: Harold Yeagy. Sponsor: Miss Freda M. Hart. -Twenty MASOMA CLUB This girls ' honorary or- ganization has performed most of the duties around school under the code " We Serve. " It has been one of the most outstanding clubs at Manual since 1914. President: Ruth Sohn. Vice-president: Hope Brown Sec. Treas. : Irene Raesner. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth H. Shull. ■ ■ I SERV ICE CLUB The boys of this organiza- tion for underclassmen live up to their name. Perform- ing various services around the school, it has benefited students and teachers since 1929, when it was founded. President: Don Emery. Vice-president : Jack Kist- ner. Secretary: Wilbur Meyer. Treasurer: Kephart Linson. Sponsor: Mr. Lewis Finch. GBDini KOINES CLUB One of Manual ' s famous service organizations since 1914, when it was establish- ed. These senior boys are outstanding in their schol- astic undertakings. KOINES CLUB President: Angelo Angelopo- lous. Vice-president: R a 1 i h Brown. Secretary: Robert Crouch. Treasurer: Fred Duecker. Sponsor: Miss Arda Knox. Ticentii-onc — G. L. M. COUNCIL This group, composed of teachers and student offic- ers, leads Manual in various annual activities and under- takings, including the an- nual G. li. M. show. President: Clarice Reimer. Vice-president. Marie Haynes. Sec. Treas. : Jessie Winkler. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth Schuil. BUB JUNIOR RED CROSS CLUB (V) As in the X section, these girls correspond with for- eign children of the J. R. C. and aid in local community projects of a varied nature. President: Helen Hogan. Vice-Pres.: Margie Harms. A.U. Sec: Dorothy Walters- Rec. Sec: Juanita Abrams. Treasurer: Mildred Wall. Sponsor: Miss Anna J . Schaefer. DBDBTTJi JUNIOR RED (ROSS ( I. IB (X) " Service to others " and " friendship r o u n d the world " are two of the worthy mottoes of this ac- tive group of girls. The Jun- ior Red Cross Club was founded at Manual in 1924. President: Dorothea Ann Graber. Vice-president: Mary Kath- erine Miedema. Rec. Sec: Betty Stich. Att. Sec: Frieda Stainbrook. Treasurer: Dorothy Wey- leter. Sponsor: Mrs. Coral T. Black. -Twenty -two CHOIR Representing Manual in music circles outside of school is one of the activi- ties of this newly-formed or- ganization which has al- ready gained much recogni- tion. President: Robert Schwo- meyer. Sec. Treas. : Betty Vitz. Director: Mr. Harold E. Winslow. Accompanist: Miss Freda Hart. ■ SB ODD NUMBER CLUB One short story a semest- er is the requirement foi this honorary literary or- ganization. It was establish- ed in " 1920. President: Herschel Kopp. Vice-president: Wilbur Ell- iott. Secretary: Charles B r o u- hard. Treasurer: Gladys Brown. Sponsor: Mr. John Moffat. ■ a ■ NATURALISTS CLUB To study animal life, plants and the elements, this group formed by na- ture lovers, is one of the newer organizations of Man- ual. President: William Ted- rowe. Vice-president: Vivian Shulz. Rec. Sec: Ruth Morgan. Att. Sec: Mary Leim. Sponsor: Mr. Robert Black. Twcnty-tJirec- HOME ECONOMICS CLUB To develop increased in- terest in the home econom- ics field and to provide for group contacts and a closer cooperation among its mem- bers, this group of girls was organized. President: Audrey Hilde- brand. Vice-presidents: Genneil O- ' Brien, Molly Passo. Sec. Treasurers: Vivian Stanley, Mildred Hull. Att. Secretaries: Betty Hoagland, DeLoris Swo- boda. Sponsor: Miss Marie Holmes. DBDBni FORUM CLUB The Forum Club was or- ganized to discuss questions of current interest. President: Stephen Tilson. Vice-president: Louise Bray. Rec. Sec: Alma DeBaun. Att. Sec: Irene Raesner. Sponsor: Miss R o s a n a Hunter. QBDBGH ART CLUB Prominent speakers, por- trait exhibits and landscape paintings have made this one of Manual ' s most active groups since 1922. President: Norma Schmidt. Vice-president: Ella Weiland Rec. Sec. : Jean Scott. Att. Sec: Robert Davis. Sponsor: Miss Elizabeth P. Izor. -Twenty-four JOURNALISTS Members of the journal- ism class and Booster staff comprise this group, in ex- istence since 1935. Their meetings consist primarily of talks by local reporters and photographers. President: Angelo Angelopo- lous. Vice-president: Jack Hiatt. Rec. Sec: Herbert Schwo- meyer. Att. Sec: Wilbur Meyer. Treasurer: Frances Jean Webber. Sponsor: Mrs. R o b e t t a Brewer. ■ Hi GYMNASTS To further physical de- velopment, this group of athletes was organized in 1934. Tt is one oi Manual ' s newer organizations. President: James Allanson. Vice-president: Russell Bur- ger. Secretary: Dale Fry. Vice-president: Thomas O ' Nan. Sponsor: Mr. Alvin Rome- iser. nana;- M SCIENCE CLUB For those interested in the sciences, elements, etc, this club was organized in 1919. Other special feat- ures are lectures, motion pictures and demonstrations. President: Robert Nesuiit.h ' . Vice-Pres. : Thomas O ' Nan. Sec-Treas.: Belia Harlan. Att. Sec: Wilda Long. Sponsor: Mr. Carl Ht nske Twenty-five- ROD AM) KEEL CLUB To further one of Amer- ica ' s oldest sports, this or ganization was formed by Mr. Boese last year and has become one of the most en- thusiastic clubs of the school. President: Bob Schwomeyer. Vice-president: John Ellis. Rec. Sec: Wiley Fish. Sec. Treas.: Bob Hoereth. Sponsor: Mr. Harold Boese. □■□■Ql BUSINESS GIRLS CLIB Interested in commercial activities, this group has sponsored several business programs. Addresses by business women are featur- ed at meetings. President: Tosca Guerrini. Vice-president: Iva Mae Studebaker. Rec. Sec: Dorothy Wine- man. Att. Sec: Sylvia Studebaker. Treasurer: Marie Whitley. Sponsor: Miss Gertrude Lie- ber. ■ ■ I GIRLS ' GYM CLIB Like the boys ' gym club, this group of fine athletes seek to improve the develop- ment of the human body. President: Virginia Morris. Vice-president: Lorine Hart- man. Secretary: Mary Vulk. Treasurer: Edith Daum. Sponsor: Miss Theo Parr. -Twenty-nix GERMAN CLUB Established by the late beloved Miss Bertha Thor- meyer, these language stud- ents seek to further their linguistic background. President: Alva Stone - burner. Vice-president: Mildred Os- termeier. Rec. Sec. : Edward Rugen- stein. Att. Sec: Sam Smulyan. Treasurer: Luella Miller. Sponsor: Miss Violet Beck. DlDBCll FRENCH CLUB In order to learn more of the French literary back- ground, this language group was organized in 1919. President: Clarice Reimer. Vice-president: Mary Gersh- anoff. Sec. Treasurer: Bessie Gold- stein. Att. Sec: Ruth Albertson. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth H. Shull. GBGBDI LATIN CLUB Founded in 1916, this group takes its place as one of Manual ' s oldest clubs. President: Rosa Jane Miller. Vice-president : M a x i n e O ' Brian. Rec Sec. : Hollis Browning. Att. Sec. : Dorothy Egger. Treasurer: Abe Leff. Sponsor: Miss Elizabeth L, Davis. Ttcenty-seven — BAND Quite prominent at foot- ball games, the band also plays for school events, au- ditoriums, etc. Organized in 1915. Sponsor: Mr. Lon L. Perkins. Captain: Carl Reick. D«n«ni R. O. T. C. Commissioned and non- commissioned officers of the Reserve Officers Training Corps comprise this military group. Instructor - Sergt. Robert French. Cadet Major: H e 1 m u t Schulz. DBDBDI MILITARY CLUB In existence since 19 32, the members of the Military Club learn the tactics of military procedure through motion pictures and corre- spondence. President: Phillip Myers. Vice-president: Fred Kchl. Rec. Sec: Helmut Schulz. Att. Sec: Robert Sponsel. Treasurer: Jack Schaaber. Parliamentarian: Roy Bran- des. Sponsor: Sergt. Robert French. -Twenty-eigM HI Y The purpose of this or- ganization is to create, maintain and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character. It is a national club centering in the Y. M. C. A. President: Robert Mathews. Rec. Sec: Highland Jones. Att. Sec: Franklin Cook. Sponsor: Mr. Wilbur Barn- hart. ■ m i GLEE CLUB These are the best song- sters at Manual. They furn- ish entertainment in school and on the outside. Present many entertaining programs. President: Vivian Schulz. Vice-president: Marj orie Lowe. Secretary: Geraldine Gil!- iatt. Treasurer: Marie Coghill. Sponsor: Miss Freda Hart. □■DBDI CAMERA CLUB Founded in 1930, this club serves the school by taking, developing and print- ing pictures of school events. The members also devote their time to the fostering of better photo- graphy. President: Charles Man- waring. Vice-president: William Kosaveach. Secretary: Gertrude John- son. Treasurer: Helmut Schulz. Att Sec: Mildred Hull. Sponsor: Mr. Seward Craig. Tweiily-nine — SPEECH ARTS CLUB An opportunity is offered by this club for expressing the dramatic instincts of students. Any student en- rolled in Speech classes may belong. n e President: G e r a 1 d 1 Gilliatt. Vice-president: Bob Schwo- meyer. Sec. Tre as. : Goldie Pardo. Att. Sec: Hope Brown. Sponsor: Miss Vivian Web- ster. □■□■Dl MANUAL FRIENDS OF READING That they might read and discuss their favorite books and authors, student book- lovers founded this club in 1934. President: Margaret Postma. Vice-president : Frances Davis. Rec. Sec: Helen Sells. Att. Sec: Gertrude Johnson. Sponsor: Mrs. Florence B. Schad. niDBDI MASK AND WIG Manual ' s newest drama- tic club. Organized by speech students this semest- er, this group of students has already presented sev- eral plays. Meyer. Dorothea Lah- President: Wilbui V i c e-president : Ann Graber. Secretary: Margaret maun. Treasurer: Jack Kistner. Sgt. - at - Arms: Burchard Bush. Sponsor: Mr. Edward Green. —Th irl n By SNAPSHOTS MR. LEWIS FINCH Thirty-one- ATHLETICS By ANGELO ANGELOPOLOUS With echoes of sports wars long since died away and with athletic paraphernalia tucked away in moth halls for future campaigns, it is truly an enviable record the athletes of the June ' 36 class leave behind for posterity. It is need- less to attempt to paint a word picture of their accomplishments, so we shall say only that they played a major part in bringing Manual its first city basketball championship in the seven of city tournament history, and in giving their alma mater one of the best track teams of recent years. Not enriched in material wealth, they realize that their rewards lie in the respect and admiration of both fellow students and oppon- ents, and in the lessons obtained by " playing the game " . • William Kramer — This speedy gent showed bio hashing spikes to all others in the 220-yard dash in this year ' s city carnival. Ran anchor man on the half-mile relay team which set a new record, 1:36.7. Elected captain this spring, his second year out. William Tavenor — Consistent plugging each year made Bill a first rate dash man. As leadovf man, he sent the 880-yard run relay team off to a flying start. Norman Mueller — Another who cut a big figure in Manual ' s track rejuvenation, for Norm cer- tainly raised the standard of Redskin high jumpers. Capable football reserve. Howard Ellis — Small, but mighty ground gainer with the Paintermen for four years. Howard Deer — Turned in creditable perform- ances as an end on the football eleven. Richard Wenning — It will indeed be a difficult task to replace Dick on tie ' hardwood. Didn ' t report to Bridgford till his junior year, but proceeded promptly to play varsity ball. Turn- ed his attention also to track this spring. Robert Crouch — An A- plus golfer and a good basketball player. Spent two seasons on the bask- etball quintet and three with the linksmen. Bob, captain this year, sel- dom failed to be low medalist for the latter. Ralph Brown — A lad of the links and a really good one, too. Specialized in low scores for three seasons. Leonard Campbell — One of the mighty Painter- men. Booming punts and accurate passes helped win him an all- city backfield berth. An excellent shot putter for three years on the track team. Robert Leachman — Saw- considerable service on the gridiron for four years. Used his fleetness to good advantage with Ank ' s thinly-clads, run- ning the dashes and win- ning third position on the half-mile relay team. Herschell Hinkley — A veteran " hacker " is Ilink, and he usually gets his share of the poinis. Emery Creekbaum — A consistent middle dis- tance performer on the cinder paths this year. Edward Raasch — Ed spent a winter on the re- serve and varsity basketball squads, serving as center. Herbert Schwomeyer — Another lad who will be greatly missed on both the gridiron and hard- wood. Climaxed three years of varsity play on the football squad by garnering an all-city end berth. Gained his second all-city honors while playing guard on the basketball five. Herb also put in three years on the cinder paths. Jack Hiatt — Credited with being the first four- letter man at Manual for several years. Leaves an extra large pair of athletic shoes to be filled, for he was chief ground gainer on the football eleven, backbone of the hardwood quintet de- fense, stellar high jumper among the thinlies and a low scorer on the golf squad. Angelo Angelopolous — Spent four years with the Bridgfordnien, two with the football squad, and one season with the track scpiad. ■ — Thirty -Hoo BASKETBALL TEAM By way of concluding their high school hardwood careeis, which most of them started together as fresh- men, the net squad annexed the coveted City High School Basketball Championship by thumping Shortridge, 30 to Coach: Mr. Oral Bridgford. Captain: Richard Gallamore. ■ ■ I GOLF TEAM After a successful basket ball season, Mr. Bridgford was voted coach of the golf team by the turfmen and re- peated his coaching feat. Coach: Mr. Oral Bridgford. Captain: Robert Crouch. DBDI TRACK TEAM Again Manual is collecting track and field awards after a lapse of many years, and " Ank ' s " enthusiasm says the thinly-clads will continue to do so. Coach: Mr. Ray G. Anken- brock. Captain: William Kramer. Thirty-three — JOKES By HERBERT SCHWOMEYER and JIMMIB GRTBBEN Bell Bob (Five years from now) : But darling, it would be so nice if we could get an extension on the phone. Sis: It would be nicer if we could got an extension on the bill. Round ' n Round 1st Goldfish : Where are you going on your vacation ? 2nd Goldfish: 1 really don ' t know. I ' ve been around the globe thousands of times. Down and Out Sweet young thing: After all, good fighters are artists in their own way, aren ' t they? Leonard Campbell: True enough. They pu ' i living people on canvas. Sour Pickle Goldie declares that a father who comes into the parlor at night and sandwiches himself in between his daughter and her boy friend is a ham. Stair Gazer She sat on the steps in the eventide, Enjoying the balmy air. He came and asked, " Could I sit by your side ? ' ' And she gave him a. vacant stair. Painless Dentistry A man one day to the dentist went, A pin on the seat of the chair was bent, He roared (as the pin put him to rout) : " It the nerve ' s that deep, don ' t pull it out. " On a Diet Johnny Bowman: I just swallowed a o ' reat big worm. James Alianson : Hadn ' t you better tak:3 something for it? Johnny: No, I ' ll just let it starve. Milk-fed Caroline sent her little sister after some ex- tract of beef the other day, and she came back with a bottle of milk. Eraser " Oh, he made love to her beneath a rubber tree, but it ' s too late to erase his mistakes now. " Wrong? Ralph Brown wants to know if you ' ve heard about the absent-minded business man who came in one morning, kissed the desk and dusted off his secretary. Laugh Angelo : Did you hear about Marie Barnes ' marriage to that eighty-five year old comedian? Mose : That ' s just like Marie — anything for a laugh. Why? Queer, isn ' t it — why the night falls — but it doesn ' t break — and the day breaks — but it doesn ' t fall. Unhitched Alma DeBaun says she doesn ' t want to have a hitch-hike wedding. Where, just before the ceremony, there ' s a hitch — the groom hikes! Taxes " In love and governments, " reasons Sara, " too much courtship is bad for the constitu- tion. Out " Here ' s where I spend the evening out, " said the pedestrian as the hold-up man hit him over the head with a lead pipe. Sewed Up Girls should remember that a love knot is best tied with a single beau. Burnt Up Jeanne: Did you hear about the panic in the picture show ? Hinkle: No. A fire? Jeanne: No, the lights were turned on sud- denly. Yeah, Man! Boss: On your way there you will pass a baseball park. Verlin Hershberger (Hopefully) : Yes? Boss: Well — pass it. Sleuth Waiter: How did you find the meat? Jack Hiatt : Just by accident. I moved the potatoes, and there it was. Worries Things will be normal again when the only thing the older generation worries about is the younger generation. A Slight Mistake Detectives were questioning a negro charged with stealing a typewriter. Not getting any- where, one of the officers brought in the mach- ine. " Lawze. man, " the negro exclaimed, " you calls that a typewriter? Ah thought it was a cash register Ah was stearin ' . " — Thirty- four AUTOGRAPHS AUTOGRAPHS A ' , JAN. 36 SENIOR ?te ve seHB Hi 1HHJ M JANUARY 1936 SBMIOR BOOSTER Published by JANUARY 19 3 6 SENIOR CLASS MANUAL TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA H Entered as second-class matter March 30, 1912, at Indianapolis. Indiana, under Act of March 3, 1879. FOREWORD SV ith the desire ,to have it serve as a reminder of the enjoyable times which the January 1936 class has experienced and to record the numerous events and activities in which that group has participated while at Manual . . the staff pub- lishes this SENIOR BOOSTER. ELLEN CAPLIN Editor ROBERT HALL Assistant Editor RUSSELL BURGER Business Manager TWO MR. BERTRAM SANDERS — The honorable head of the Red House who, though a man of few words, says what he means and means what he says. Although 217 is not in the Red House, Mr. Sanders has always given us much help. MR. E. H. KEMPER McCOMB — It was with Mr. McComb ' s splendid assistance that our class was led through a pleasurable and successful four years. We are proud to be graduated from a school headed by such a capable leader. MR. C. M. SHARP — Leader of the White House. Though his office of vice-principal bound him to many difficult duties and ob- ligations, lie was always willing to assume any other task which would help to simplify our problems. JOHN CRISTINA — We salute the wittiest, wisest class president ever. Johnny displayed personality and pugnacity in leading our class on the gridiron, and as student man- ager of the basketball team. Member of Chess and Checkers Club. Class play. MISS LENA BRADY — Our efficient class sponsor who controlled our enthusiastic class through the happy days in 217. Always willing to help or listen to any suggestion that would better our school life. RICHARD GALLAMORE — Faithful vice- president of our class. Sports editor of sen- ior Booster. Dick ' s interests are centered around women and basketball. He really plays a great game — at basketball we mean. RUTH SOHX — It may be the wavy brown hair of our class secretary or her expressive brown eyes but, anyway, Rulhie has what it fakes. President of Masoma. Secretary of Odd Number Club. Class play. WILBUR ELLIOTT — Our ' humorous class treasurer. Anecdotes are Wilbur ' s specialty. Was serious long enough, however, to write our Ivy Day sketch and take part in it. Odd Number Club. Chairman of personals. ELLEN ( APLI.V — We wondei what attracted Ellen to Notre Dame last Thanksgiving. An accomplished pianist. Editor-in-chief of the senior and weekly Boosters. G. L. M. Coun- cil. Member of Journalists ' Club. Treasurer of Junior Red Cross (X section). Masoma. RUSSELL BURGER — Former member of the debate team. Business manager of the sen- ior and weekly Boosters. Class giftorian. " Dutch " in the class play. Proud wearer ot the tennis crown. ROSCOE MILLER — Roscoe ' s pleasing dispo- sition has won him much popularity. Art editor of senior Booster. Captain of R. O. T. C. Senior captain of yell leaders. Member of the regular Booster staff and Gym Club. Roines. ROBERT HALL — Gets plenty of exercise these days trying to get Ruthie to her classes. Assistant editor of senior Booster. Designed class banner. Wrote class history. Class play. President of Roines. HERBERT NEWMAN — Class prophet. John Cristina ' s shadow. Specializes in trigonome- try and physics. President of Chess and Checkers Club. Class play. Roines. SAM OSLOS — Better known as Samson in the Odd Number Club. Knows how to win prizes for his short stories. Pals around with Herbie. Willmaker. Gift committee. WILLIAM DOHERTY — Does he like Helen. ' And " Howe! " Attends school now and then to see iiow classes are getting along and to collect his A pluses. Designed arm band. THREE LaVETTA ADAMSON — She ' s our speech wiz- ard and proved it by occupying a berth in the class play. Mr. Moffat ' s short story writer. Member of Odd Number Club. ERYINE AEBKER — She, as other girls in 217 according to feminine tradition, has a remarkable gift of gab. Ervine ' s piano play- ing nobby is a great asset. RUTH ALBERTSON — Will make some per- son a thoroughly efficient secretary. Must enjoy coming to school, for she has never missed a day since she ' s been at Manual. At- tendance secretary of French Club. Masoma. CLIFFORD ALLEN — Works in his father ' s motorcycle shop. Is the winner of several bill-climbs. Hilda ' s chief attendance assist- ant. FRANKLIN BAECHER — Knows all there is to know about radios. Absorbs mathematics with ease. Enjoys the company of Geer and Hellmann. DELORIS BAILEY — Deloris has one treasure that benefits many — her smile. That smile does double duty when she ' s near some weil known Manualite. Usher for class play. Ma- soma. Personals KENNETH BARRICK — Would like to be a big league baseball player. Pals around with Baecher. Interested in commercial sub- jects, for he hopes to become a private sec- retary. CECILIA BASTIN — The invisible member of our class. We can never forget her delight- ful personality. GLADYS BROWN — Gladys knows her wise- cracks. Gained experience by keeping books for Mr. Moffat ' s first hour composition class which has a well established penny fund. Member of Odd Number Club, Ivy Day pro- gram committee and business staff of senior Booster. JACK CALDEUOX — Sleeping in classes is " Jake ' s " favorite occupation. A constant com- panion of a group of former Manualites. Despite his carefree manner we suspect; he has a hidden ambition. Former president of the Civics Club. Personals. LUCILE CARSON — Interested in dancing, Is seen with Jack quite often. Art assist- ant for the senior Booster. Member of H. Y. S. Club. Usher for class play. DAVID COHN — Has played on Manual ' s hardwood for four years. Joke editor of the senior Booster. Sub-owner of the Capitol Poultry Co. HAROLD CREASSER — Burly Harold whose habit it is to chew gum in economics class. Much to the teacher ' s distress, finds great pleasure in flashing bis beaming smile to certain girls near him. MARJORIE CRONIN — Likes to dance and doesn ' t seem to have much trouble in getting her partners. Secretary of Forum Club. Member of Home Economics and Masoma Clubs. Personals. CLAUDE DENNIS — Is located in one of the noisiest spots in 217. Concentrates on his game in the Chess and Checkers Club. FOUR HAZEL DILLON — Displays plenty of wit and laughter. Will not reveal her heart throb ' s name but can always find plenty of time to talk about him — especially at roll call. Cos- tume committee for class play. GEORGIT DUNLAP— Commercial studies rate with her. Enjoys singing in her spare time. Member of business staff of senior Booster. MARY DUNLOP — Pals around with " Ken- tucky " Moates. Has been seen with a cer- tain T. D. and H. man around school. Ma- soma. Prompter for class play. Personals. ERMA ELKINS — Red hair is one attribute many envy, but put it with a destructive smile such as " Vivian " flashed in the class play and you have a combination much to be desired. MARVIN FELTS — His main interest seems other than that of school. We don ' t even know her first name. A real football hero. NORMA FERGUSON — Is a reliable assistant in 217. Adores dancing and ? Efficient secretary of Junior Red Cross (X section i Club. ROSE FINEGOLD — Is very much interested in a former Manualite. Candidate for 217 ' s best dresser. Member of Home Economics Club. Usher for class play. Personals. JOHN FOLLETT — Stuttering Omar in the class play. Finds his jewelry experience comes in handy in providing gifts for the girl friend. I. U. or Purdue will soon claim him, he hopes. ALMA LOUISE FOSTER — Fancy little tap dancer. Has been seen wearing Vestal ' s sweater. Art assistant for the senior Boost- er. Member of H. Y. S. Club. LaVONNE FOX — Short, attractive miss. Wonder who the outside interest is that oc- cupies so much of her time? Tennis rack- eteer. Not very talkative, but can really make the grades. ALRERT GARREI — One of Manual ' s six footers — tall and very good looking. Has interests in basketball outside of school. Vice president of Chess and Checkers Club. RORERT GEER — Bob and his companions paddle their canoe to Blue Bluffs annually. We wonder who she is. Ardent radio list- ener. Home Run King of Leonard Street gang. LENA GEORGE — Miss Brady ' s special help- er. Costume committee for class play. Danced on Ivy Day program. Specializes in commercial studies. THELMA GRIFFIN — Her greatest desire is to become an artist. Has already begun win- ning scholarships. Is usually seen with Okie. Loves to dance. Banner committee. Usher for class play. ROSEMARY HANNA — Reviewed the class play for the Senior Booster. Has her tea leaves read regularly. Hails from Beech Grove. Chariman of armband committee. Personals. Masoma. NONA HARDESTY — Always ready for a good conversation. Never waits for answers. Has artist ' s ambitions. Can really draw a crooked line straight. GWENDOLYN HEFLIN — Honey-colored hair slays ' em. Has interests in Bloomington. Ask Gwen about her dress shop in Pendleton. Favorite subject is international relations. Member of Forum Club. ROBERT HELLMANN — Bob ' s skill and fine workmanship on that beautiful coach won him a worthwhile scholarship to Purdue. A whole comedy in himself, especially at the wrong time. He should have that laugh patented. OKLE HIGHTOWER — Popular girl about school. Loves to roller skate, but would rather dance. Says there isn ' t so much sit- ting down to it. Wrote up Ivy Day observ- ance for this Booster. Attendance secretary of Odd Number Club. Masoma. Senior Booster typist. CHARLES HOFFMEISTER — Miss Brady ' s prize pest. Rated a front seat during roll all. Pals around with Perry Key. HILDA HOTOPP — " Stick " has won several awards in her physical education work. She could vie with Robin Hood in archery ability. After she leaves Mr. Moffat ' s class she ' s al- ways " broke, " having paid for so many wise- cracks. HELEN LOUISE HOWE — Goes for a profes- sional dancer from Chicago. Add to this her frequent appearance at the ballroom and our class has its own Ginger Rogers. OLIVE HOYT — Entertains her friends with her witticisms and doesn ' t mind a laugh at her expense. Was the droll Mrs. Cackle- berry in the G. L. M. Show. Usher for class play. Member of Business Girls ' Club. Ma- soma. VERNE JACOBS — Aspires to be a noted mu- sician. Chairman of social committee for Ivy Day. Member of Chess and Checkers and Rod and Reel Clubs. WILLIAM KAPPUS — Don ' t rush. girls. Here ' s another of those delicious boys who enjoy cooking. Follower of all sports. Pre- fers bookkeeping. GRACE KATTAU — Grade is the femme who rates the sweaters. Our champion swimmer. Dancer deluxe. Doubles on horn and cornet in the band. Makes an excellent yell leader. MAXCELL LAWRENCE — Her quiet manner renews Miss Brady ' s hopes at roll call. Is seen everywhere with Gale. THERESA MATLOCK — Ambitious, describes this charming girl. Works before school and attends Physical Education College at night. Wrote words to Ivy Day song. Masoma. Per- sonals. MAXINE MERRICK — Terry in the class play. Likes singing in the choir, but prefers Eddie. Member of Forum and Masoma Clubs. RUTH MESSERSMITH — Shall we ever forget Ruthie as the pleasing Mrs. Mclntyre in the class play? Inseparable pal of Ida Mai. Took part in the Ivy Day program. Six FORREST H. MEYERS — Color blind — can see nothing but " White. " Helen is ever in his thoughts. Ushers at the Oriental. Student stage manager Tor the class play. JAMES MILAM — One punch Milam. How are your tonsils? George Mclntyre in the class play. We hope Elsie Beth liked the rose she received back stage. President of the Speech Arts Club. ROSEMAY MORRIS — Popular number about school. The big attraction, we hear, is a speed boat racer. Maxine ' s talkative pal. Staunch member of H. Y. S. Club. Class play. Ivy Day program and floor show. HYMIE NAHMIAS — Punctual in his lateness to history class. He ' s tops in salesmanship. That ' s what he thinks. R. O. T. C. Member of Military Club. JEANNE NAHMIAS — We can ' t find out which football hero gave lier the rose, but we have our suspicions. Can he heard from a far distance when she turns on that fam- ous giggle. Usher for class play. Member of Home Economics Club. MAURICE NAHMIAS — " Strawberries " is the flame of the Red and White and the pilot light for feminine hearts. A frequent patron- izer of the ballroom. Daring football and basketball player. HELEN NANGLE — Faithful patron of the ballroom. Pittsburgh seems to hold a great attraction for her. Member of Home Econ- omics Club. RUTH OKEY — Sings like a professional to the handsome boy friend that dutifully brings her to school every morning. We wonder if " Strawberries " is jealous. Member of Manual choir. EVA OSWALD — Quiet blond, this little Eva, and a bit boy shy, too. Diligently indulges in commercial studies. Hopes to become a private secretary. Worthy member of Busi- ness Girls ' Club. Masoma. CHARLIE PASSO — The Fred Astaire of our class. Has a yen for scaring the girls. Likes acting and has taken part in several playlets on the Manual stage. LOUISE PRESUTTI — A perfect combination of black hair and blue eyes. Has " double trouble. " We don ' t know whether she pre fers Don or Loren. Member of Masoma and Home Economics Clubs. Property committee for class play. Personals. CHARLES PRICE — Comes from Southport. Truck gardening is his hobby. Frequents the attendance clerk ' s office. LYNN REED — Although very quiet about school, Lynn is altogether a different person when you know him. Because of his inter- est in radio, he can usually be found hang- ing around room 319. Member of Radio and Science Clubs. LAWRENCE RETTIG — A word to the wise, girls. Besides having curly hair, Larry knows his flowers and gardens, says he ' s a competent cook and can keep house like a veteran. Can really play horseshoes. Class play. Ivy Day poster committee. CARL RIECK — Foremost drummer of the city high schools. Marjorie Lowe ' s big mom- ent. Takes great pride in being late to sen- ior speech. Military Club. R. O. T. C. r r 1 1, l w JxJ SEVEN " EDWARD ROESSLER — Would have liked to be Maxlne ' s dashing hero in the class play, but fate was unkind. Member of Manual ' s basketball quintet. Forum Club. HILDA ROTH — Her blushes and dimples have won her the name of " Rosebud. " Won first place in Vandaworker short story con- test. Member of Odd Number Club. Masoma. G. L. M. Council. Class play. Personals. MYRTLE ROUDEBUSH — Has been in most of Manual ' s entertainments during the past four years. Prudence in the class play. Chairman of the Ivy Day program committee. G. L. M. Council. Booster agent and member of the Odd Number and Masoma Clubs. NORMA LOUISE SCHMIDT — Goes for a tall. red-headed member of the Miner family. Pals around with Olive, another lengthy gal. President of Art Club and attendance secre- tary of Forum Club. Art assistant for senior Booster. Property committee for class play. FRANK SCHNEIDER — Has made more tackles than any other player. All city sec- ond team. Likes to dance and really can. Since his Ford was stolen, he uses his foot- mobile. Koines. FLORA SCOVILLE — Our class poet has a laugh that is a threat to Myrtle. Aspires to be an evangelist. Plays the cello. Nicknam- ed " Flossie " in the Odd Number Club. ERBY SETTLE — Quiet until you become ac- quainted with him. Good in history. Flashes that winning smile in the drug store to ad- vantage. Member of German Club. LOIS SMITH — Seems to think Jack is the only man in " Man " ual. Member of the Odd Number Club. On properties committee for class play. MILDRED SOMMERVILLE — Was escorted to the gym circus by her outside interest. An efficient secretary to Mr. Hiser ever since her freshman year. Also on business staff for senior Booster. Member ot Business Girls ' Club. ROBERT SPECKER — At last Bob ' s boyhood dream has come true, for he got lo be a policeman — in the class play. Constant col- lector of A pluses and Top Ten buttons. Treasurer of Roines. Member of Science and Radio Clubs. DOROTHY SPREEX — Dorothy doesn ' t say much, but with that blond hair and those blue eyes it isn ' t necessary. Enjoys dancing and skating. Member of Business Girls ' and Home Economics Clubs. Costume commit- tee for class play. THOMAS STAXFIELD — Girls, have you not- iced Tommy ' s pretty wavy hair? Thomas ' laughter can be heard for miles around. Hopes to be Chief Justice some day. An A-plus civics student. .MARY STONE — Very easy on the eye. Must be related to Rip Van Winkle or is she day dreaming of Roy? On business committee for class play. Member of Business Girls Club. JACK TICE — Have you seen that love light in Jack ' s eyes when he looks at Lois? Dash- ing young Brian in the class play. Member of Roines, Hi-Y and Camera Clubs. GLODINE STRINGER — Wishes there were two Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in each week so she could go with Dick and Eddie both. Typist for the senior Booster. EIGHT MILDRED WAI THEK — When " Pill " flash- es her alluring dimples, you ' re a victim of her charms. Even policemen lah. She s an accomplished ping-pongist. Covered Class Day exercises for this Booster. Treasurer of Odd Number Club. Class play. Masoma. VERNIE WARRENBIRG — If you have won- dered why the boys of Manual never rate with Vernie, we will tell you. It ' s because Homer Lewis takes all her time. Do you recall how she nearly stole the show as the impossible Elsie in the class play? Masoma. IDA MAI WILSON — Once in a while we find a girl whose heart interests are not at Man- ual. Is it the minister ' s son that makes Ida Mai interested in Shortridge, or is it? At- tendance secretary of Manual Friends of Reading Club. Member of Speech Arts and Masoma Clubs. Class play. Personals. HAROLD YEAGY — The reason why so many girls buy Brown Giants. Believes in having a variety of girl friends — and can he pick them! Captain and co-captain of cross-coun- try team. Football team. Class play. Per- sonals. EUGENE ZUKERMAN — Refers to himself as J. Eugene Zukerman. Pete in class play. Fancy dancer. Always has a good supply of jokes on hand. THE IVY VINE by Flora Scoville With fondest reverence we plant you here To scale these walls and symbolize Our honest prayer from heart sincere That we may grow, and climb and rise. Cling to these bricks and upward climb Take root within tins soil ; And so may we, from time to time, Renew our prayer through toil. THE IVY VINE Tune: " When Irish Eyes Are Smiling " By Eugene Zukerman With Manual ' s colors flying We are all here now to sing; We will plant this lovely ivy In the shadows of Manual High. ' Twill please us all in time As we see our ivy climb ; And then we ' ll wonder whether " Twill grow fore ' er and e ' er. IVY DAY SONG Tune: " Among My Souvenirs ' " By Theresa Matlock The countless joys we ' ve shared, The luckless days we ' ve fared, We find enfolded here, In one small ivy vine. Some day we shall forget The trials o ' ei which we fret, But in our mem ' ry yet We ' ll see this ivy vine. Oh, may it lead us on Bar limitation ; After the break of dawn, We ' ll reach our destination. Remember every year, For now they ' ll seem so dear; They ' re all enfolded here In this small ivy vine. NINE THE BOOSTER Published by the January 1936 Class ol Manual Training High School EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Ellen Caplin Assistant Editor Robert Hall Art Editor Roseoe Miller Assistants — Alma Louise Foster and Norma Louise Schmidt. Feature Writers Okie Hightower, Rosemary Hanna, Robert Hall, Mildred Walther, Rich- ard Gallamore and David Colin. Personals Chairman Wilbur Elliott Committee — Rose Finegold, Theresa Matlock, Mary Dunlop, Harold Yeagy, Ida Mai Wil- son, Marjorie Cronin, Jack Calderon, Louise Presutti, Robert Specker, Verne Jacobs, Rosemary Hanna, Deloris Bailey and Hilda Roth. Typists Okie Hightower and Glodine Stringer Faculty Adviser Miss Elizabeth Hodges BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Russell Burger Bookkeepers. .Mildred Sommerville, Gladjs Brown, Jack Tice and Georgia Dunlap. In-School-Salesman Faculty Adviser Miss Helen Haynes CLASS OFFICERS President Jolm Cristina Vice-president Richard Gallamore Secretary Ruth Sohn Treasurer Wilbur EUiott Historian Robert Hall Prophet Herbert Newman Willmaker Sam Oslos Giftorian Russell Burger CLASS SPONSORS Miss Lena Brady Roll Room Teacher Miss Vivian L. Webster Ivy Day Sponsor Mr. W. Finley Wright Class Day Sponsor " CONQUERING, AND SI ILL TO CONQUER " Four years ago, we, the .January ' 36 class, entered Manual with the high ideal of obtaining a high school education. We realized that to accomplish our purpose, it would be necessary to conquer every obstacle between our goal and us. Now that the highest peak of our high school career has been reached and we are about to enter the future, we feel that we cannot mis- carry with such a motto to urge us on. The future is likened to a high mountain climb, and our graduation from Manual may be regarded as the first peak reached in our journey. As we have made our first successful ascent, we now will put forth our utmost efforts to uphold our illustrious motto, " Conquering and Still To Conquer. " ' FOR THEIR UNFAILING INTEREST To the members of the school faculty we ex- press our sincere appreciation for their expert guidance and unfailing interest which have made our four-year stay at Manual one that we shall ever remember and recall with the most pleasant feeling. The countless small difficulties that arose dur- ing those years are almost forgotten, and we realize now thai we have been experiencing probably the smoothest sailing that we shall ever know. We shall doubtless realize, even more, in the future what the valuable assistance rendered by Manual ' s faculty has meant to us. TO A BELOVED CLASS SPONSOR To Miss Lena Brady, our roll room teacher and faculty sponsor, we dedicate this Booster in the hope of showing in a small way our sincere appreciation for her excellent leadership. Al- though she was continually busy fulfilling her varied duties and assignments, she never failed to relinquish her time willingly to any member of the class who needed her aid. Never did she forget to encourage us when we were down- hearted nor to spur us on with her personal in- terest. To her, indeed, we owe a great debt. TEN CLASS HISTORY By ROBERT HALL Iii September, 1932, we, a group of young warriors, entered the field of battle to win a high school education. Under the tutelage of the faculty, this group of rookies was quickly whip- ped into well-trained fighters. With the well known battle cry, " We Can. We .Must, We Will, " we engaged in our first encounter of Freshtown. After surviving a barrage of books, elevator tickets, and upperclassmen ' s pranks, we finally were victorious. Without reinforcements we were marched into our second great battle, that of Sophoburg. Hav- ing more confidence and securing revenge on the new ranks in Manual ' s great army, we be- came geniuses on the battlefield, so we thought, but the small reconnaissance patrol of teachers outwitted us, and put us back in our place. When we entered our third year, we were more conscientious about the work confronting us. Still, however, we liked our fun and de- voured all possible pleasures. Toward the end of this skirmish, we began to realize that we were taking the struggle for an education more seriously, and that the war would soon be over. When we left Juniorville, there was a decided d ifference between the combatants then and the ones that had started the contest nearly three years before. Knowing that our enlistment was Hearing an end. we determined to set an ex- ample for our oncoming troops. We wanted lo prove that we were the best troops ever to fight at Senior Heights. Before we entered our last great conflict, we realized the necessity of confident leaders. As a result, John Cristina was made general (pres- ident) ; Richard Gallamore, major-general, (vice-president) ; Ruth Sohn, war correspondent (secretary) ; and Wilbur Elliott, brigadier gen- eral i treasurer). Miss Brady was again at her post of commander-in-chief (sponsor ' . The football squads did not fare exceptionally well on their patrols, but they displayed the fine characteristics of all Manual elevens. During the first half of the conflict, we were cordially entertained behind the fronl lines by the June class at their Ivy and Class Days. At the Ivy Day exercises, Walter Presecan, June class president, passed the trowel, symbolic of our senior traditions to John Cristina, our pres- ident. On these occasions we wore the arm band designed by William Doherty. Bright red was chosen as our class color. After the enter- tainment, we " dug in " to accomplish some- thing in our fight. It was in this fourth and last great battle that we were shocked with the news of the loss of the leader of the speech division. Miss Lola I. Perkins. Her place was filled by .Mr. Edward Green, who led us to victory at class play. A few of our comrades fell by the wayside in this furious battle of Senior Heights and were put to rest at Greenhouse. We missed them, but the lack of their presence warned us to be more precautionary. Because our officers had performed so capably and efficiently, we re- elected them, Special correspondents for our final feat were chosen. Herbert Newman was made prophet; Sam Oslos, willmaker; Robert Hall, historian, and Russell Burger, giftorian. Preparations then began in earnest for two of our greatest days, Ivy Day and Class Day. The banner submitted by Robert Hall and the motto, " Conquering and Still To Conquer " were chosen. Time out was taken from our battles for these two occasions. Ivy Day consisted of the customary trowel and ivy preesntations by John Cristina. A skit written by Wilbur Elliott and the class songs were the other features of the day. The party with a musical floor show climaxed the event. Class Day featured the special correspondents reports within a school room scene. Like the previous party, the Class Day entertainment was a complete success. These occasions were under the guidance of Miss Vivian AVebster and Mr. Wright respectively. With the inspiration of our class motto and the success of our class functions, including the pre- sentation of our class play, " Growing Pains, " we concluded the battle of Senior Heights, and the treaty was signed in January. For their four years service in the football division of our army, John Cristina and Frank Schneider were awarded block " M " sweaters by the school. And so another battle has been won on the great battlefield of E. M. T. H. S. When we entered this last battlefield we wanted to be the best troops that had ever fought. As we go we feel that we have won our laurels and we hope that the memories of the January, 1936, class that will remain behind will be only pleas- ant ones. It is with regret but also pleasant an- ticipation that we leave the sacred site. We know that on the great battlefield of life to which we are about to go, we will fight better with our training from Manual to help us. ELEVEN CLASS PLAY -By ROSEMARY HANNA One of the most humorous characters in " Growing Pains " was the ungainly Elsie (Vernie Warrenburg), who is shown in the above picture hanging her head bashfully as her mother (LaVetta Adamson ) seeks to persuade Mrs. Mclntyre (Ruth Messersmith ) , that her son. George (James Milam), should escort Elsie to the dance. " GROWING PAINS " by Aurania Rouverol With the cooperation of teachers, directors, students and backstage hands, " Growing Pains, " a modern comedy written by Aurania Kouverol, was successfully presented in the school auditorium as the January ' 36 senior class production, December 5 and 6. Under the capable direction of Mr. E. Edward Green, as- sisted by Miss Vivian L. Webster, the first sen- ior class play coached at Manual by the new speech teacher, proved highly entertaining. The play took place in the home of Mr. Mc- lntyre, a gray-haired, studious professor, a lily portrayed by Robert Hall, and Airs. Mclntyre, a patient wife and mother, characterized by Ruth Messersmith. The heroine, Terry, played so convincingly by Maxine Merrick, had great difficulty in deciding whether to remain a tom- boy or become grown-up. Her brother George, a perfect example of adolescent youth, was played by James Milam. When the first scene opened, the family was seated on the sunporch, -and George was pleading with his father for a .car. With the help of Terry, he finally gained permission to purchase an automobile from Omar, stuttered by John Follett. A few weeks later, George and Terry were permitted to give their first party. Jack Tice, as Brian, the dash- ing youth with whom Terry was deeply infatuat- ed, was overcome by the charm of Prudence Darl- ing, portrayed by Myrtle Roudebush, the siren who had just moved into the neighborhood. George also believed himself to be in love with her, but when he met Vivian, enacted by Erma Eikins, he forgot her entirely. Much of the comedy was supplied by Vernie Warrenburg, who played the part of Elsie Pat- terson, the very homely girl who was forced to go places at the command of her ambitious moth- er, portrayed by LaVetta Adamson. Others win) played their supporting roles well were Mildred Walther as Sophie, the maid ; Robert Specker as the traffic officer; Russell Burger as Dutch ; Verne Jacobs as Hal ; Eugene Zuker- man as Pete ; Ida Mai Wilson as Patty ; Ruth Sohn as Jane; Hilda Roth as Miriam and Rose- may Morris, Okie Hightower, Gr ace Kattau, Marjorie Cronin, Harold Yeagy, John Cristina, Lawrence Rettig and Herbert Newman as guests. A great deal of the success of the play was brought about through the splendid cooperation of the backstage crew headed by Forrest Meyers under the direction of Mr. Lewis E. Finch. Other members of the faculty and student body who gave their valued assistance are Miss Violet Beck and the properties committee ; Miss Gladys Denny and her assistants on the costume com- mittee; .Miss Edith M. Compton and her sewing class ; Mr. A. L. Weigler and his woodworking class ; Miss Lena Brady as business manager ; Miss Estelle P. Izor, who was in charge of post- ers; Miss Elizabeth Hodges and her student as- sistants on the newspaper publicity committee ; Miss Helen Haynes and Mr. G. W. Trickey, who supervised the advertising ; Mr. Oram Davis and Miss Ivy Fuller, who were in charge of make-up and Mary Dunlop, prompter. TWELVE CLASS PLAY (Continued from Pago 12) THE CHAUACTFRS THE STAFF George Mclntyre James Milam Terry Mclntyre Maxine Merrick Mrs. Mclntyre Faith Messersmith Professor Mclntyre Robert Hall Sophie Mildred Walther Mrs. Patterson LaVetta Adamsor. Elsie Patterson Vernie Warrenburg Traffic Officer Robert Specker Dutch Russell Burger Brian Jack Tice Omar John Follelt Hal Verne Jacobs Pete Eugene Zukerman Prudence Myrtle Roudebush Patty Ida Mai Wilson Jane Ruth Sohn Miriam Hilda Roth Vivian Erma Elkins Guests. .. Rosemay Morris, Okie Hightower, Grace Kattau. Marjorie Cronin, Harold Yeagy, John Cristina, Lawrence Rettig and Herbert Newman. Director Mr. E. Edward Green Assistant Director Miss Vivian L. Webster Technical Director Mr. Lewis E. Finch Properties Miss Vi olet Beck Student Assistants — Hilda Hctopp, Norma Louise Schmidt, Louise Presutti, Herbert Newman and Lois Smith. Costumes Miss Gladys Denny Student Assistants — Robert Geer. Dorothy Spreen, Hazel Dilion and Lena George. Sewing Miss Edith M. Compton and Class Carpentry Mr. A. L. Weigler and Shop Class Student Stage Manager Forrest Meyers Student Electrician ...Eugene Whiteside Stage Hands Vernon Elbrecht, Earl Moore, Charles Brouhard, Edwin Servius, William Ecton, Allan Rednour and Otis Lyons. Business Manager Miss Lena Brady Students Assistants — Flora Scoville, Mary Stone, Erma Elkins, Ruth Albertson, Deloris Bai- ley, Rosemay Morris, Ervine Aebker, Rose- mary Hanna, Albert C-abbei, Robert Hell- mann, Clifford Allen, Nona Hardesty and Jeanne Nahmias. Newspapers Miss Elizabeth Hodges Assistants — Ellen Caplin, Charles Johnston, An- gelo Angelopolous and Robert Crouch. Advertising. . . .Miss Helen Haynes and Mr. G. W. Trickey. Ass istants — Salesmanship II Class, Theresa Mat- lock, Robert Hellmann, Robert Hall, Lawr- ence, Rettig, Okie Hightower and Hymie Nahmias. Posters Miss Estelle P. Izor Make-up. . . .Mr. Oran Davis and Miss Ivy Fuller Prompter Mary Dunlop Shown above are the majority of the " Growing Pains " cast in the party sce ' ne which climaxed the second act. A tense moment in the action of the play was provided at this point when the young lead, George Mclntyre (James Milam), was arrested for resisting an officer of the law. THIRTEEN CLASS DAY By MILDRED WALTHER On January 10, the seniors marched import- antly down the aisles of the auditorium for the last time. Their feelings were a mixture of joy and sorrow. Bid the sorrow was dispelled as the curtain rose upon such gloom shatterers as Olive Hoyt and a numb er of others. Today, Class day. was their day and they were go- ing to make the best of it. With this feeling plus the performance made possible by Mr. Wright and his talented actors and actresses, the occasion was a huge success. The opening scene was indeed an all too fam- iliar one. a scene in which we had all taken part for four years. [lave you guessed it? That ' s right, a schoolroom. While we were getting used to this, Grace Kattau tried to go inhepend- ent on us hut she was fooled: Robert Pad and ■lack Tice decided to incorporate, and they all went " A Little Bit Independent " together. Next in line, Robert Hall, just in case we would forget and become too superior minded, read our class history, reminding us again of our four years of strife and hardship mingled with innumerable pleasures. About this time Maxine Merrick, who once again returned to her childhood, a trifle jealous this time, rendered a song called, " Rhythm In M Nursery Rhymes. " Suddenly one, Samuel Oslos, let it he known dial he. too. was something in his class, and pro- ceeded to bestow graciously upon various per- sonages certain gifts from our inimitable class. The in t number enacted before our eyes was a lap dance by Rosemay Morris and Marjorie Cronin, whose talent has long been accepted by the whole school. And now came the most looked forward to evenl id ' the day. It was Wilbur Elliott ' s mast- erpiece, a radio skit, entitled, ' ' The Voice of Experience, " advertising Gurp ' s Cough Drops, and featuring Mildred Sommerville, Charlie Passo, John Crist ina and Wilbur Elliott. While we were recovering from this hilarious affair, (too bad Mr. Elliott hadn ' t brought some samples of Gurp ' s products) Ida Mai Wilson favored us with a recitation. As a. grand finale. Myrtle Roudebush, brought down the house by singing that tonsil-tickling tune " The Music (iocs Down And Round. " If tins wasn ' t the best Class Day, sponsored by the best class, from the best school in the best city then . . . well — well — well — you should have been there. IVY DAY -By OKLE HIGHTOWER The January L936 class conquered the first regiment of its senior activities on November 28, 193- " ). This was set aside as Ivy Day. During the tenth period, a program was given in the school auditorium. As the seniors marched in, the banner, bearing the class motto, " Conquer- in, and Still to Conquer, " mel their eyes. This banner, by Robert Hall, was cleverly designed in red and white, the class colors. The class remained standing while they sang " The Ivy Vine, " a song composed by Eugene Zukerman. As the curtain was drawn, a group of Manual seniors, Wilbur Elliott, Gladys Brown, John Cristina, Okie Iiightower, Russell Burger, and Ruth Messersmith, wandered on the stage in quest of an ivy vine. Just as they were about to become disgusted with the search, an old forester, portrayed by Robert Specker, came in and explained the significance of the ivy vine. As he told the life of the vine, through spring, summer, autumn and winter, several senior girls interpreted the growth of the ivy by a dance. Those taking part in the dance were Lena George, Marjorie Cronin, Erma Elkins, Myrtle Roudebush, Glodine Stringer, Maxine Merrick, Rosemay Morris, Grace Kattau and Vernie Warrenburg. At the conclusion of this, John Cristina. our class president, presented the ivy vine to Mr. Sharp, who represented Mr. McComb in the hitter ' s absence. John then gave the symbolic trowel to Jack Hiatt, president of the June ' 36 class, and he, in turn, accepted it with a prom- ise on behalf of his class to continue the tradi- tion of the ivy vine. For the success of this program, a large vote of thanks goes to Miss Webster, for without her splendid help as sponsor, the committee could not have developed so fine or impressive a program. The program committees consisted of Myrtle Roudebush (chairman), Gladys Brown, Wilbur Elliott, Ruth Messersmith and Okie Iiightower. A party and class dance were held at the close of the program in the girls ' gym. with the June ' 36 seniors and the faculty as guests. FOURTEEN SENIOR ATHLETICS By RICHARD GALLAMORE Various members of the January -Jo ' senior class loyally look it upon themselves four years ago to endeavor to better Manual athletic teams, ami since then they have faithfully turn- ed their attention toward this goal. There is no doulil that Manual athletics have fared decided- ly better because of those efforts. In recognition of their school spirit, their record, I heir sportsmanship, and their sacrificed time. I his 1 ribute is written. Wilbur Elliott — Tennis, golf and basketball have received Elliott ' s attention. One year under Moffatt, one year under Boese, and a season ' s service on Mr. Thomas ' s second team comprised his athletic record. Sam Oslos — Sam played football only in his senior year but save a good account of himself. Forrest Meyers — Ed ' s right hand man at the field. Forrest iias probably had more business doctoring cuts, sores and bruises than a regular doctor. Frank Schneider — Worked at tackle for the Paintermen and also saw action as a backfield- man during his football career. Marvin Felts — Marvin has played football for two years, one being spent on the varsity. David Colin — Another basketeer who has pound- ed the hardwood for four years. Dave ' s ability to get the tip-off and his left-handed shots bene- fited the team greatly. Russell Burger — For two years Burger has won the tennis championship in the school, and as a result has his name on the Martin-Menges trophy for two out of the three years it has existed. J- el A i First Row: Wilbur Elliott, Russell Burger, Eugene Meyers, David Cohn and Richard Gallamore. Third Calderon. Fourth Row: Harold Yeagy, Edward Roessle Harold Yeagy — Has been on the track team for four years and cross country for two years. (Jap- tain and co-captain of track team. Also played football for two years. Jack Calderon — Spent one year on the hard- wood under Mr. Romeiser ' s tutelage. John Cristina — Peppery " signal barker " for the Paintermen in his last year. As basketball student manager, he served as Mr. Bridgford ' s right hand man. Eugene Zukerman — One of Mr. Ankenbrock ' s thinly clads devoting his time to cross country. Eugene also played freshman basketball. Roscoe Miller — This lad has led the Redskins rooters for two years and knows how and when to direct the yelling to the best advantage of the team. Zukerman and Roscoe Miller. Second Row: Forrest Row: Jack Tice, John Cristina, Sam Oslos and Jack r, Marvin Felts and Maurice Nahmias. Maurice Nahmias — ' ' Strawberries ' ' climaxed three years of service on the gridiron by his famous pass interception during the Manual- Cathedral game in the last football campaign. Jack Tice — Jack devoted his athletic ability to the cinder path, spending two years on the cross country learn. Edward Roessler — Ed played football until a shoulder injury prevented him from engaging in it and then turned his attention toward be- ing student manager for football. Played guard for one year and was a dependable man on the basketball team. Richard Gallamore — Dick played basketball for four years and held down a guard position the majority of the time. Gallamore served two years on the football squad. FIFTEEN FORUM CLUB President: Ralph Brown. Vice-president: Ray Curlee. Sec. Treas. : Mar jorie Cronin. Att. Sec: Norma Louise Schmidt. Sponsor: Miss R o s a n n a Hunter. f fH tf . . Bp i| jig. dj R. O. T. C. Major: Helmut Schulz. Captain: Robert Hall. Captain: Roscoe Miller. Instructor: Sergeant Robert M. French. t 1 1 M mJ BOOSTER STAFFS Editorial Editor: Ellen Caplin. Assistant Editor: Angelo Angelopolous. Sponsor: Miss Elizabeth Hodges. Business Business Manager: Russell Burger. Circ. Mgr. : Jessie Winkler. Sponsor: Miss Helen Ha.ynes SIXTEEN KOINES CLUB President: Robert Hall. Vice-president: Angelo An- gelopolous. Secretary: William Doherty. Treasurer: Robert Specker. Sponsor: Miss Arda Knox. MASOMA clvb President: Ruth Sohn. Vice-president: Hope Brown. Sec. Treas.: Irene Raesner. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth H. Shull. SERVICE CLUB President: Don Emery. Vice-president: Robert Nes- mith. Secretary: Wilbur Meyer. Treasurer: Robert Paetz. Sponsor: Mr. Lewis E . Finch. SEVENTEEN JUNIOR RED CROSS CLUB (X Section) President: Dorothea Ann Graber. Vice-president: Frances Jean Webber. Att. Sec: Norma F erguson. Rec. Sec: Frieda Stain- brook. Treasurer: Ellen Caplin. Sponsor: Mrs. Coral Tafling- er Black. ODD NUMBER CLUB President: Herschell Kopp. Vice-president: Myrtle Roudebush. Rec. Sec. : Ruth Sohn. Att. Sec: Okie Hightower. Treas. : Mildred Walther. Sponsor: Mr. John H. Mof- fat. JOURNALISTS CLUB President: Angelo Angelopo- lous. Vice-president: Wilbur Meyer. Att. Sec: Jack ffiatt. Rec Sec: Charles Johnston. Treasurer: Frances Jean Webber. Sponsor: Miss Elizabeth Hodges. EIGHTEEN SPEECH ARTS CLVB President: James Milam. Vice-president: Elsie Beth Sutter. Att. Sec: Doris Brabender. Sec. Treas.: Pauline Mitch- ell. Sponsor: Miss Vivian L. Webster. i j i • • J f ±£ ••; H a. £ ' ?-■ ' E w - -j£ il . ' lafe- 1 II 7 IP ft 1 1 - . r) 1 1 : 1 1 H. Y. S. CLUB President: Menka Guleff. Vice-president: Frances Davis. Sec. Treas.: Marjorie Lowe. Att. Sec: Luba Popcheff. Sponsor: Miss Helen Tipton. ART CLUB President: Norma Louise Schmidt. Vice-president: Anna Mae Hayden. Att. Sec: Robert Davis. Rec Sec: Ruth Scott. Sponsor: Miss Estelle P. Izor. NINETEEN GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB President: Fema Albeari. Vice-president: Mildred Moon. Secretary: Geraldine Gill- iatt. Treasurer: Marie Coghill. Librarians: Margaret Don- gus and Virginia Cross. Accompanist: Miss Frieda Hart. Sponsor: Miss Isabelle Moss- man. " A " ORCHESTRA Director: Mr. Harold E. Winslow. Concert Mistress: Mildred Minchin. CHOIR Director: Mr. Harold E. Winslow. Accompanist: Miss Frieda Hart. TWENTY FRENCH CLUB President : Clarice Reimer. Vice-president: Mary Ger- shanol ' f. Sec. Treas. : Bessie Gold- stein. Att. Sec: Ruth Albertson. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth H . Shull. IUSIXKSS (J! HIS ' (LIU President: Yelnia Iverson. Vice-president: Phai r y Queener. Att. Sec: Dorothy Spreen. Rec Sec: Iva Mae Stude- baker. Treas. : Helen Louise Howe. Sponsor: Miss Gertrude Lie- ber. GIRLS ' LEAGUE COUNCIL President: Clarice Reimer. Vice-president: M a r i e Haynes. Sec. Treas.: Jessie Winkler. Sponsor: Mrs. Ruth H. Shull. TWENTY-ONE Autographs TWENTY-TWO cj€utograpks TWENTY -THREE JOKES ■By DAVID COHN Fighting Words Rastus: You say anything ' to me, big boy, and I ' ll make yon eat those words. Mose: Chicken dumplin ' , hot biscnits and watermelon. The Brat! " Papa, what does hereditary mean? " " Something- which descends from father 1o son. " Is spanking hereditary, papa Heroes Are Made The Passerby: Yon took a great risk in rescu- ing that boy. You deserve a. Carnegie medal. What prompted you to do it? The Hero : He had my skates on. Surely Not That Visitor: And you always did your daring robberies single handed? Why didn ' t you have a pal ? Prisoner: Well, sir, I was afraid he might turn out to be dishonest. Absent Minded Maxine Merrick: I consider, Ed, that sheep are the stupidest creatures living. Ed Roessler (absent mindedly) : Yes. my lamb. Investments " Why don ' t 3 r ou give your wife an allow- ance ? " ' " I did once, and she spent it before I con Id borrow it back. Success Charlie Passo : Hurray ! Five dollars for my first story, " The Call of the Lure. " Robert llellman : Who from? Charlie Passo: The express company; they lost it. Fast Enough Robert Geer : How fast is your ear, Johnny? John Cristina : Well, it keeps about six months ahead of mv income. Final Word John Follett: They say, dear, that people who live together get to look alike. Vivian IStaley : Then yon must consider my refusal as final. Birthdays When a man lias a birthday lie takes a day off, but when a woman has a birthday she takes a year off. Book of Books Frank Schneider: What book has helped you most ? Wilbur Elliott : Mv father ' s checkJjook. Literature Jack Tiee : You may send me up the complete works of Shakespeare, Goethe and Emerson — also something to read. " Can " You Beat It? Camp life is just one canned thing after an- other. Politeness The Lady : Well, 1 ' 11 give you a clime not be- cause you deserve it, but because it pleases me. The Tramp : Thank you. mum. Couldn ' t you make it a quarter and enjoy yourself? A New Way Richard Gallamore : Does an apple a day keep the doctor away? Sam Oslos: Sure, if it is thrown at him. Artists Artist: I ' d like to donate my last picture for a charitable purpose. Critic : Why not give it to an institution for the blind? Heap Little Man " Pa. " said little Herbert Newman, " I bet I can do something you can ' t. " " Well, what is it? " demanded his pa. " Grow, " replied little Herbie triumphantly. Speech Problem Doctor: Yes, I think I can cure your hus band of talking in his sleep, if that ' s all you want. The Lady: Oh, but I don ' t want him cured of that. What I want you to do is prescribe something that I can put into his coffee to make him talk more distinctly. A Woman ' s Intuition An understanding wife is one who has the pork chops ready when her husband comes home from a rabbit hunt. Disguise Lucile Carson: What ' s the idea of that cross- eyed man for a store detective? Floor-walker : Well, look at him. Can you tell whom he is watching? TWENTY-FOUR


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