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

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I i ) ■ i 1 940 Step by step . . . to the Top IT was a mysterious thing — no one seemed to know whence it led or what purpose it had in the mad merry-go-round of Manual life. As freshmen we often gazed at IT in unmasked wonder — at the curious winding stairway reaching to we knew not what heights! Unlike the other all too common stairs, this puzzle had no " Up with the sun, down with the moon. " It seemed to lead but one way — -UP! But we had little time to spend on an odd circular staircase — there was so much to bewilder and amaze us in our first flight. The second phase in our guest for what lay beyond IT found us wearing faint treads on the stairs of our chosen vocation. A slight suspicion arose in our minds as to what significance IT had in our climb up the four flights of our high school career, but not until we had struggled — (yes, struggled, although some would have made it a fanciful, easy climb by escalator!) to the third landing did we get our first real glimpse of IT. Here, our minds and hearts set en an immediate goal, we ventured to place a foot on the first step of the circular stairs. An indescribable feeling swept over us; we were confident, assured — but still awed and a bit baffled by the thought of what lay ahead. The fourth and final period in our search was climaxed when, having attained the magical heights of SENIOR, we found we had reached the top of the winding stairs. No longer were they curious, for now we could pierce the veil of mystery. Behind us, each step in the stairs marked a triumph. Before us . . . the world and Lifel D.N.D. -MISS KELIENBACH -MISS BRADY • MK. WILLIAMS o c R At the top of the last flight of our stairs stands Flight Commander Robert Timmons, who succeeded Allen Smith, now associate commander in 217. William Kniptash, serving the first semester, and Jack Hoyt, the second, shared leadership of 135 during our final climb. Secretaries Betty Shortridge and Doris Krome were delegated to record the climb, and James Noble and Edward Dersch were placed in charge of class funds. To assist these leaders, the Senior Council, comprised of two girls and two boys from each senior roll room, was elected. Geraldine Binkley, Donnie Douglas, Carl Eggert, Leo Elliott, Betty Jean Lamb, Walter Rafert, Glenn Smith, and Dorothy Speicher fill these positions. 1 ill i V Helen Abbott Flora Achgill Esther Albertson Maurice Alexander Dale Allanson Mildred Angelopolos Robert Arbuckle Mabel Arnold Bernard Baker Lyman Baker Mildred Ball Lee Roy Ballard Dorothy Bannon Robert Bauer James Bauerle Wilbert Baumann Virginia Beaning Harry Beeman Berniece Berger Sadelle Bergman David Bernhardt Elizabeth Berry Betty Biehl Elva Billhymer Broner Boatman Betty Boesche Herbert Bogard Gillespie Bolin Thelma Book Robert Bonke Christine Borgmann William Bottin Crystal Boyer Erlka Braf Elva Breeden Annabelle Breithaupt Maurice Brink Harold Broadstreet Lindabelle Brockett Lloyd Brooks Lucille Brooks Dione Brubeck Alfred Brunnemer Virginia Buckler Jack Bunes Josephine Burch Leona Burkhart Wayman Byers Thelma Byrum Anna Calderon Isaac Calderon Victoria Calderon Sally Camhi Walter Campbel Robert Cannon Harvey Cantor Ralph Caplin Robert Carman Mary Alice Carnine Raymond Carr Allen Cauble Gertrude Clark Morris Coffman Mary Colen Leatrice Collins Janet Conard Lucy Covert Betty Cox Betty Lou Coyl e Fern Cromwell Robert Cross Leroy Daffron r n f S 1 Lewis Dailey Anna Dalesio Frank Danzig Robert Davis Thomas Davis Paul Davison Mary DeBilt Robert DeBruler Juanita Deckard Harold Decker Carl DeFelice Lillian Dickey Anna Donenfeld Carl Dostin Dorothy Duff Albert Dunn Robert Durham Charles Edmonds Q BBBBB vAmmmmm V7iypflnM777fA7ri j . Juanita Edwards Dorothy Elder Mildred Embry Betty Jo Enslin Rita Fahy Betty Jane Faires Hester Faires Helen Fender Lena Filicicchia Mildred Fisher Shirley Fisher Helen Flinn Maxine Forney Don Fox Lorraine Fulkerson John Gallagher Warren Gaily Beatrice Gamble Ruth Gardner Doris Geer Cecelia George Albert Glazier Wanda Grady Reidith Gray Robert Gray Arthur Greenberg Martha Grimes John Guedel Virginia Hafer John Hahn Beatrice Haller Helen Halpern Mary Harbison Robert Harbor Carl Hardin Marjorie Harrah mm Charles Harson Eugene Hawkins Clara Heck Betty Jean Henderson Malcolm Herr Mary Rose Hidinger Norma Highfill Stephen Hoagland Wilma Jean Hogan Robert Holbert Pete Holevas Frank Hornaday Gerald Horton Norman Horton Fred Horwitz Daniel Hubbs Charles Huddleson Gertrude Huggins LaVonne Huntsinger Mary Agnes Jardina Francis Jeffries Fred Johnson Hazel Johnson Leonard Johnson Richard Johnson May Jones Phyllis Juday Verna Juday Robert Kappus Richard Kattau John Kelly John Kelsey Endrick Kinslow Helen Kleinschmidt Jimmie Kostoff Angela Krackenberger Kenneth Kritsch Doris Krome Irvin Kunkel Cecil Lagle Gladys Lane Luella Lane Doris Mae Larrison Loris Lawrence Mildred Lawrenz Betty Leaman Leroy Lewis Robert Linson Doris Linville Rynda Lloyd Joseph Lohman Evelyn Longere Lillian Lyster Maurice McCameron Betty Jean McCrary Anna McElfresh Harley McGuire Anna McKee Mary McManis Donna McMasters Mamie McRoy John McSpadden Ernest Mader Hyman Mandell Helen Manson Charles Marlett Kenneth May Mary Jane Mennel Rocky Meo Robert Mickel William Mickel Harold Miller Richard Miller Evelyn Mitchell Arthur Moore Gilbert Mordoh Bertha Moskovitz Clifford Mull Don Murray Maxine Myers Delbert Neal Harry Nelis Darwin Nevins Carl Nickoloff Mildred Nisenbaum Paul Nolting Alice Nordholt Shannon O ' Mara Edward O ' Nan Alberta Orr Elda Belle Ott Doris Otto " Grace Pagano Pete Pappas Gertrude Pasch Irene Pasch Mary Passo Virginia Peoni Albert Peters Harriett Peters Charlene Phelan Clarence Pieper John Pogue Virginia Possman Anthony Powers Mildred Procter Elsie Ragan Edna Ragsdale Q BBQBB @ John Raikos Garland Reeves Evelyn Ressler Vera Reynolds Roy Rieck Mary Rinderknecht Joseph Roberts Leonard Robinson Mary Jane Roeder WiHiam Rohr Ralph Root Margaret Sanders Harry Sanderson Albert Sanner Marie Sassower Edward Sauer Karl Sauter Deloris Schafer Charles Schanke Robert Scheigert Irma Schneider Marjorie Schnell George Schopp Wilma Schrowe Ann Schultz Edward Schumann Mary Jo Schwab Guy Scott Ray Scott Elbert Shadday Betty Ann Sherman Rosemary Shook Doris Sims Eleanor Sipes Evelyn Skillman James D. Small ttmt ' t Anita Smith Betty Jane Smith Charlotte Smith Dorothy Smith Marcella Smith Raymond Smith Claude Soots Mary Ethel Spalding Ursula Spence Mildred Spencer Richard Steeb James Stehlin Solomon Stein John Stirling Imogene Stormer Anna Stover Alma Louise Strohmeyer Katheri ne Strols V fjfci Minnie Studebaker Lester Stumpf Maxine Sturdevant Irma Suess Glenn Summers Omar Sutt Anabel Sutter Georgian Tacke Jean Talbert Dorothy Taylor Ethel Louise Taylor Margaret Taylor David Tipton Betty Jean Tolliver La Verne Towns Robert Turpin Lela Tuttle Ella Vaughn Chester Ventress Angela Vinci Norma Vitz Dorothy Volpp Phillip Vudis Donald Wallis Roland Wechsler Russell Weddle Marjorie Welton Betty Werner Joan Werner Louise White Martha Louise White Eleanor Wiebke Fern Willey Imogene Williams Robert Wiltsee Robert Winans Frances Wortman Catherine Wyant Godna Yanakeff Marie Yeager Wallace Zink Mildred Zook Charles Hill No photographs available for Edward Abbott, George Bastin, John Dillane, John Miller, Marvin Mitchell. Graduation requirements incomplete. The Staff EDITORIAL Editor in Chief.... Donnie Douglas Assistant Editor Walter Rafert Sports Editor Pete Holevas Snapshot Editor Paul Davison Assistant Charles Schanke Photographer.. Mr. Lewis Finch Club Editor Betty Shortridge BUSINESS Business Manager Martha Louise White Assistant ..Dorothy Smith Bookkeepers Mildred Ball, Lyman Baker, John Gallagher, Beatrice Haller, Mary Rinder- knecht, Albert Sanner, Russel Weddle, Fern Willey Adviser .Miss Helen A. Haynes The Senior Booster Published by the Class of 1940 Emmerich Manual Training High School Art Editor Dorothy Speicher Staff Berniece Berger, Anna McKee, Don Murray, Marjorie Schnell Adviser ...Miss Betty Foster Feature Writers... ...John Raikos, Mary Jane Roeder, Glenn Smith Adviser Miss Gretchen A. Kemp With The Ivy We Climb By JOHN RAIKOS A WAY BACK IN 1936 A. D., came a • • draft in which all elementary school graduates were recruited to the various city schools for a four-year term enlist- ment involving the ascent of a magnifi- cent staircase to obtain an education. Our outfit, one of more than 300 strong, was stationed at the Emmerich Manual Training Base with orders to begin studying immediately. As freshmen we found ourselves at the bottom of the stairs — almost afraid, but under the guidance of our trusty commander, Mr. McComb, and his aides-de-camp, we soon became accli- mated to the surroundings and began the upward trend. Every six weeks we received a bulletin and a rating card terminated in Top Ten honors as a criterion of progress. As the year came to a close, we were thrilled to know that we had conquered our first flight even though we didn ' t find the elevator for which we had unwittingly purchased a season pass. After a brief pause on the first land- ing, the following autumn found us full of vim and vitality, ready and eager to begin another year of climb- ing. Proclamation of a mobilization pro- gram assigned us to different quarters, where with a sense of humor we soon developed our new acquaintances into " associates of the class, " and as full- fledged sophomores, we could enjoy the better things of institutional training. Prominent among the year ' s festivi- ties, the Showboat provided those with talent a chance to perform on their stairs of music — while the athletically- minded took honors on Field Day to continue on the stairs of education. Above the half-way mark on the artistic staircase, we were soon " seniors of the class " and ready to ascend the last flight. Coming back in the fall from a furlough of three months, we reorganized into two stationary com- mands — Divisions 135 and 217, with Allen Smith as Division Leader, and William Kniptash, Robert Timmons, Jack Hoyt, Betty Shortridge, James Noble, and Edward Dersch immediate subor- dinates. Cobalt blue was selected for our division color and " Build for Char- acter, Not for Fame " became our motto. The planting of the celebrated ivy was perpetuated and the dance held in the boys ' gymnasium. The emblems of our class, the arm band and banner, were designed by Dorothy Speicher and May Jones, respectively, while Mary Rose Hidinger authored the class poem, song, and Ivy Day skit. Our class plays, " Three-Cornered Moon " and " Young April, " depicted a wide assortment of characters, excel- lently portrayed; our basketball team, displaying brilliant showmanship, scaled the stairs in the city tourney to annex the city championship for t he second consecutive year, while our cross country team went upstate to capture the state title and bring home the trophy from Fort Wayne. With only a short climb to the final landing, we delegated Robert Timmons as leader and Allen Smith, Jack Hoyt, Betty Shortridge, Doris Krome, Edward Dersch, and James Noble as members of his staff to take us to the top. Walter Rafert, will maker; Mary Rose Hidinger, prophet; Mary Jo Schwab, giftorian; and John Raikos, historian, were named to positions on the Class Day program for May 24. Our four-year term is finished. We have climbed those stairs of golden opportunity. Now, as we await com- mencement, we can look ahead to the greatest reward — the distinction of be- coming a Manual alumnus. Climb On! The ivy climbs along the wall and Memories it brings Of days we spent at Manual, the V inters and the springs, Its never failing vigil and its Never ending climb Bespeak that we shouLd keep on Watching, striving all the time. No matter what the weather — it Can rain or snow or shine, But the ivy goes on climbing in Its glorious green, so fine. Its goal is viewed and it shall Gain its hold up in the sky So may we fix our goal and Gain a foothold by and by. — Mary Rose Hidinger. THREE- ATTEMPTING to hitch their wagon to - - a " star, " the June ' 40 class was reaching for the moon — which surpris- ingly turned out to be a " Three Cor- nered Moon " inhabited by the mad- cap Rimplegar family. And so they decided to let their friends have a glimpse of what happens when happy- go-lucky people have the " pins knocked from under them " by the collapse of the family fortune. This sad state of affairs and the solution was recorded by " Moon " light the afternoon of No- vember 16 and evening of November 18. When Rita Fahy as Mrs. Rimplegar, the vague, flighty, slightly rattle- brained mother in the three-act comedy by Gertrude Tonkonogy, announces that family funds are " nil, " the spoiled, idle family is completely lost. Then Carl Hardin, cast as the handsome and dignified Dr. Alan Stevens, assumes a sort of mild dictatorship and saves the day by inducing the Rimplegars to go to work. Having been brought to her senses by working for a living, Elizabeth, an extremely undignified girl of 23, played by Mary Rose Hidinger, becomes dis- satisfied with Donald, who is Donald Wallis, a young man completely lost in his dreams and lacking any sense of responsibility. By a series of humorous, sad, and thrilling events, the Rimplegars learn to adopt more realistic standards of living, although they can ' t quite give up their peculiar humor and innate flippancy. Harold Miller as Kenneth Rimplegar, a sensible young man of 25; Frank Hor- naday as 18-year-old Ed Rimplegar; Kenneth Kritsch as Douglas Rimplegar; Thelma Byrum, Kitty, the Brooklyn beauty; and Joan Werner, Jenny, the husky Czech maid — all were a credit to their roles. Director E. Edward Green was as- sisted by Mrs. Vivian L. Siener, Lillian Lyster, student director, and Francis Jeffries, student stage manager. Mar- cella Smith and Irma Schneider served as prompters. Mr. Lewis Finch, Robert Kappus, Carl Nickoloff, Maurice Coff- man, Frank Danzig, Lee Roy Ballard, John Kelsey, Gillespie Bolin, Robert Ward, Earnest Emery, James Morrow, Lawrence Muesing, and Charles Marlett were responsible for the stage setting and scenery. Properties were provided by Berniece Berger, Lindabelle Brockett, Annabelle Breithaupt, Katherine Strols, Shannon O ' Mara, Mary Jane Mennel, Phillip Vudis. Doris Krome, Wilma Jean Hogan, Betty Jean Henderson, Elda Belle Ott, Flora Achgill, Doris Linville, and Ger- trude and Irene Pasch comprised the costume committee. Publicity was di- rected by Evelyn Skillman, aided by Mary Harbison, Walter Rafert, Pete Holevas, Paul Davison, Doris Coffey, and Betty Shortridge. Posters were made by Bob Turpin, Phyllis Juday, Dorothy Speicher, May Jones, Virginia Lee Beaning, and Char- lotte Smith, and advertising was han- dled by Miss Helen Haynes ' Salesman- ship II class. Janet Conard, Rocky Meo, Mildred Angelopolos, and J. D. Small were in charge of make-up. Miss Lena Brady was house chairman and ushers and assistants were mem- bers of the 1940 class. Erika Braf, Betty Henderson, Mary Spalding, Lillian Lys- ter, and J. D. Small comprised the play selection committee. CORNERED MOON bjy. hnn. Smith. xWqU CLIMBING " Stairways to the Stars, " an all-star cast put a temporary halt to moon-gazing and turned to pages 25, 26, and 27 in the almanac to the predictions for " Young April. ' Chosen and presented as a class project of the newly formed senior dramatics class from which two casts were selected, the play was directed by Mr. E. Edward Green. Best players from Thursday ' s and Friday ' s matinee casts comprised the cast for Saturday evening. The mooning was destined to forge its way to the front, however, for the spring senior play, a sequel to " Growing Pains, " by Aurania and William Rou- verol, was a three-act comedy romance concerning the crests and pitfalls in the adolescent love lives of George and Terry Mclntyre and the consequent bewilderment of Mrs. Mclntyre and the Professor. Vivacious, impulsive, 17-year-old Terry, who fell ardently in love with each of several successive beaux and experienced difficulty in choosing, was well portrayed by Lillian Lyster, while Mary Jo Schwab turned in a creditable performance as motherly Mrs. Mclntyre whose kindly intervention finally led Terry to the one and only. Absent-minded Professor Mclntyre, whose check book was of prime importance to collegiate son George, was excellently portrayed by Robert Turpin. Lee Roy Ballard, in the role of George, suffered disillusionment when he discovered that the sweetest girl in the world, Janet Conard as Diane Gilmore, was only human after all. Competition for Diane ' s affection was provided by Dutch and Pete, played by Garland Reeves and Don Wallis. Terry ' s admirers, Charles Marlett as Bert Parsons, self-centered man-about-town; Francis Jeffries as Stewart Miller, young gentleman tied to his mother ' s apron strings; and Kenneth Kritsch as Brian Stanley, successful young business man to whom Terry finally gave her heart, filled their parts well. The charming but scheming widow Mrs. Miller, who found it convenient to enjoy poor health when she could not have her own way, was well portrayed by Rita Fahy. Supporting cast was comprised of Helen Flinn as Jane; Mary Rose Hidmger, Vivian; Betty Jean Hen- derson, Elsie; Mildred Angelopolos, Mildred; Anita Smith, Lula, the colored maid; and John Stirling, Robert Carman, James Noble, Wallace Zink, Carl DeFelice, Robert Timmons, Robert Linson, and Bill Kniptash, friends of George. Ballard, Kritsch, Jeffries, Marlett, Reeves, Wallis, Doris Linville, Rita Fahy, Janet Conard, Helen Flinn, Lons Lawrence, Dons Larrison, Betty Henderson, Betty Boesche, Robert Holbert, and Mary Jo Schwab were members of Thursday ' s cast. Friday ' s cast included Lillian Lyster, Allen Smith, Helen Flinn, Broner Boatman, Mildred Angelopolos, Charlotte Smith, Mary Rose Hidinger, Shirley Fisher, Louise White, Anita Smith, Ethel Taylor, Ballard, Turpin, Marlett, Reeves, and Wallis. However, the thespians were hard pressed for acting laurels by the all-boy cast which presented an excerpt from the play as an advertising stunt. Robert Carman, John Stirling, Harry Beeman, and Omar Sutt offered the hilarious histrionics. Successful presentations of the class play were made possible through the cooperation of Don Wallis, student director; Marcella Smith, production manager; and Irene and Gertrude Pasch, prompters. Numerous members of the senior class assisted as committee members, ushers, and ticket takers. W - ctfl f flp ' fy ' § L u. u MAY DAY ' l-ijf ' SHOWBOAT One big happy family . . . Ahoy world, here we come! It was a dizzy climb up corkscrew stairs but we won ! Careful, that ' s OUR ivy 1 . . . Manual ' s bee-hive . . . Interested in a new pan? . . . Next, explosion Quick, soda bicarb . . . Friends, Romans, etc. . . . Industry . . . Do, re. f $ V I ' , - . Lib ' 5fcL£i Id I y 4. They get in his hair . . . But I had it someplace; just misplaced it . . . Candidly peeking good old summer time . . . Now let ' s see . . . Allah, most honorable sir . . . Move, Ed for two; can you distinguish " betwin " them? 5 . . . Rah, Rah . . All out; line ' s end. Yum; in the Bicycles built Rest before the third climb room . . . Typists ' tempo Grand Canyons . . . Blah Locate Okeechobee! . . . He ' s in 135 Chicken tracks . . . Name and roll Soup ' s on ! . . . Drumsticks, pleez . . . No man ' s land . . . No teacher? . . . Cross as two — balloons . . . Crowded? . . . Unlucky(?) stair steps? ' Up one flight — two to go . . . Strolling along . . . When you come to the end of a day . . . Like to turn wood, would you? . . . Seams fine! . . . Calling all taxidermists . . . The little picture that wasn ' t there . . . No fire? . . . Tom Thumb infantry . . . Bach or Brahms? No, Shakespeare! . . . Why the cheer? . . . Ouch! Unknown quantity X! . . . One hundred strokes . . . Boys will be boys . . . Walking encyclopedia . . . Huh? Wrong stairs? — Just wait ' ll I ' m a senior! . . . Allez oop! . . . Potential energy . . . The mighty pen . . . Arty . . . Tsk, tsk . . . Horsing around . . . Inverted outlook . . . Free!?) reading! ITH an aggregate membership of thirteen hundred, Manual ' s thirty " ' third-period and nine after-school clubs form a vital part of school life. Such worthwhile activities as the G. L. M. Showboat, the May Day, and the Christmas projects are accomplished through these groups, which also provide an opportunity to unite pupils with interests and hobbies in common. The service groups assist in the daily routine and operation of the school as well as with special activities. A chance to develop talents and leadership is offered to approximately one hundred and forty individuals who fill the one hundred and fifty offices, ten persons holding office in more than one club. v ' r . r ....; .. ' ■. " ,....-,cJ ■J£ - «. £• - K3 H O N O R A R VUTSTANDING for their services to Manual are the honorary organiza- S tions, Masoma and Roines, both of which were founded in 1914. Roines, senior boys ' honorary, is comprised of boys whose scholarship and activities have won for them the unanimous approval of teachers and Roines members. Organized for the purpose of promoting athletics and fostering school activities, the club has been under the guidance of Miss Arda Knox since its inception. Miss Knox is assisted by Miss Bertha J. Ebbert. Membership in the club averages twenty to thirty members. Rich- ard Johnson is president; Bill Kniptash, vice president; Walt Rafert, secretary; and Carl Eggert, treasurer. More comprehensive in its membership because of the wider distribution of its services, Masoma is comprised of some ninety girls who collect attend- ance cards, act as messengers, office and information clerks, library assist- ants, and aid with the daily routine and operation of the school. Members are chosen on the basis of scholarship and character while they are in Eng- lish V. Mildred Angelopolos, president, is supported by Gertrude Pasch, vice president, and Doris Krome, secretary-treasurer. Block M Club Jack Hoyt leads this group of lettermen formed in September under sponsorship of Mr. Harry Thomas to further interests of athletics and uphold standards of the Block " M. " Their immediate purpose is to revise the award system. President Hoyt is aided by Allen Smith, vice president, and Edward Dersch, secretary-treasurer. H. Y. S. Club This group of girls led by Betty Shortridge serves the school by maintaining the calendar bulletin, selling basketball schedule pencils, and assisting with pep sessions. The president ' s aids are Jean Rafert, vice president; Bertha Whiteside, secretary-treasurer; and Martha Grimes, attendance secre- tary. They are sponsored by Miss Helen Tipton. Hi-YClub Under sponsorship of Mr. Paul Keller, this club strives to create and maintain high standards of Christian character in the school and community. James Flanagan, deceased, is honorary president. Active President Robert Linson is aided by Robert Timmons, vice president; Stephen Hoagland, at- tendance secretary; Darwin Nevins, recording secretary; Gilbert Snider, press agent; Charles Hill, treas- urer; Clarence Pieper and Robert Harbor, sergeants at arms. Mal- colm Herr is activity chairman and Earnest Emery, program chairman. Junior Red Cross Y Participation in community and foreign projects occupies the time of these girls. Under the supervi- sion of Miss Anna J. Schaefer, some of this year ' s activities included the making of scrapbooks, gather- ing Christmas toys, and preparing an Easter basket. Officers are Evelyn Longere, president; Shir- ley Stotler, vice president; Mary Sparks, recording secretary; Tobie Borinstein, attendance secretary; and Marjone Schnell, treasurer. Shirley Pearcy is press agent. Boys ' Junior Red Cross With the same objective as the girls ' sections of the Junior Red Cross, this club was formed during the current semester by Miss Ade- laide Thale, sponsor. Officers are Bernard Baker, president; Edward Cunningham, vice president; Harry Tyler, recording secretary-treas- urer; and Leonard Gray, attendance secretary. Junior Red Cross X An outstanding project under- taken this year by these girls was the making of a scrapbook for Esthonia. With Mrs. Coral Taf- linger Black in charge, they also prepared Christmas boxes to be sent abroad and kept the school history. President Rosemary Snyder is as- sisted by Mary Rose Hidinger, vice president; Norma Talkington, re- cording secretary; Betty Jo Enslin, treasurer; and Betty King, attend- ance secretary. Forum Club With Earnest Emery presiding, discussions of local and national problems prove interesting to the members of this organization, which recently assembled as the national conventions to nominate party leaders. Assisting the presi- dent are Doris Larrison, vice presi- dent; Lindabelle Brockett, record- ing secretary; Thomas Bauer, at- tendance secretary; Morris Sachs, press agent. Miss Rosanna Hunter is sponsor. Camera Club Mr. James Brayton sponsors this club to promote interest in taking and developing pictures. Officers are Robert Williams, president; Donald Fox, vice president; Gene O ' Brian, attendance secretary; Wallace Zink, recording secretary; and Edward O ' Nan, treasurer. Charles Schanke is technical direc- tor and William Harnedy is press agent. Home Economics Club Heading this group of girls in- terested in the field of home eco- nomics are Geraldine Binkley, president; Dorothy Larrison, vice president; Irene Pasch, attendance secretary; Doris Krome, recording secretary; Frances Searcy, treas- urer; and Sarah Rusie, press agent. With the Military and H. Y. S. clubs they helped to sponsor the annual Military Ball. Mrs. Flor- ence Boots and Miss Mary Alice Lord are advisers. Senior Club X To learn how to act in any social situation is the purpose of this senior club sponsored by Miss Ger- trude Barth. David Tipton, presi- dent, is assisted by Edward Dersch, vice president; Erika Braf, secre- tary; Dorothy Speicher, treasurer; Marie Sassower, press agent; and Mary Rinderknecht, program chair- man. Business Girls ' Club This group of commercially- minded girls sponsored by Mrs. Hazel Dorman is interested in all phases of work connected with the business world. Development of skill and personality which will equip them to take their place in an office is of major importance to them. Officers are Fern Willey, president; Dorothy Bannon, vice president; Betty Tolliver, attend- ance secretary; Imogene Stormer, recording secretary; Georgian Tacke, treasurer; and Ethel Taylor, press agent. Senior Club Y Mary Jane Mennel leads this senior group which has the same object as the X section, learning how to act in any social situation. Robert Carman, vice president; Virginia Hafer, secretary; Mary McManis, treasurer; Paul Davison, press agent; and Janet Conard, program chairman, are other offi- cers. Miss Gertrude Earth also sponsors this section. French Club Organized in 1919 and spon- sored by Mrs. Ruth H. Shull, mem- bers of this club study life and customs of France. Sadelle Berg- man is president. Other officers are Edna Ragsdale, vice president; Anna Tomescu, attendance secre- tary; Mildred Angelopolos, record- ing secretary; and Marilyn Samp- son, press agent. German Club Maurice Brink presides over this group of students who study life in Germany. Ruth Weiland, vice president; James Bottin, attend- ance secretary; Use Matchull, re- cording secretary; and Annabelle Breithaupt, treasurer, are other officers. Miss Alvina Wichhorst is sponsor. Latin Club Wallace Zink leads this group in studying the Latin language and Roman people. The president is aided by Martha White, vice presi- dent; Dorotha Jackson, attendance secretary; Doris Larrison, recording secretary; Harry Mark, treasurer; and Emalou Lockwood, press agent. They are sponsored by Miss Eliza- beth Davis. 9 - W Science Club In this club, sponsored by Mr. Carl F. Hanske, members supple- ment science class learning with club lectures and demonstrations. Charles Hamer, president, is aided by Ralph Caplin, vice president; Audrey Morrow, attendance secre- tary; Alfred Solotkin, recording secretary; and Albert Glazier, treas- urer and press agent. Naturalists ' Club These nature-loving students, sponsored by Mr. Robert L. Black, have done much to beautify the grounds around the school. The club president, Edward Schumann, is aided by James Noble, vice president; Mary Spalding, attend- ance secretary; Marcella Smith, re- cording secretary; Carl Maier, treasurer; and Raymond Carr, press agent. Mathematics Club Formed for those interested in mathematics, this club, under guid- ance of Miss Ada Coleman, is headed by Alice Nordholt. Bill Bottin, vice president; lone Col I i - gan, secretary; Richard Rieman, treasurer; Ray Suttles, press agent; and Betty Boesche, program chair- man, are other officers. Odd Number Club Reading and writing short stories occupy most of the time of these students under supervision of Mr. John H. Moffat. Officers are Al- bert Peters, president; Rita Fahy, vice president; Marjorie Skaggs, recording secretary; Robert Cros- sen, attendance secretary; and Martin Boatman, treasurer. Poetry Club To further appreciation of poetry and write original verse is the pur- pose of this after-school organiza- tion sponsored by Miss Jessie E. Mcore. Ann Cory, president, is aided by James Noble, vice presi- dent; Doris Hubert, secretary; and Betty Burns, treasurer. Art Club Sponsors of the first Tepee Town Salon, these students interested in various types of art work are led by Stanley Dunn, president; as- sisted by Charlotte Smith, vice president; Cordelia Rockhill, at- tendance secretary; Shirley Pearcy, recording secretary; and Zena Gershanoff, treasurer. Mr. Charles Yeager is adviser. Camp Fire Girls This group organized in January is sponsored by Miss Helen Irwin. Handicraft occupies much of their time during the weekly meetings, and outside activities include hikes and field trips. Officers of the group are Use Matchull, president; Marjorie Loy, vice president; Helen Carter, secretary; Betty Hawkins, treasurer; and Hannah Hunt, scribe. Girl Reserves Miss Dorothy Forsyth sponsors Manual ' s section of this national organization which is centered in the Y.W.C.A. Harriett Peters, president; Marcella Smith, vice president; Charlotte Smith, secre- tary; and Mildred Ott, treasurer, are officers. Plastics Club These boys, under supervision of Mr. Donald Moore, make all types of plastic articles. The purpose of the club is to help boys develop a hobby and to provide enjoyment for the members. There are no officers, and the organization func- tions as a class. Gym Girls This club for athletically-inclined girls is directed by Miss Theo Parr. Lilly Crouch, president; Harriett Peters, vice president; Fay Wil- liams, attendance secretary; Freda Dilk, recording secretary; Mildred Bowen, treasurer; and Lois Stenger, press agent, comprise the officers. Rod and Reel Club Through lectures and demon- strations these fishing enthusiasts, led by Gerald Horto n, learn more about the technique of their favor- ite hobby. Gene Downer, vice pres- ident; Nolan Sleeth, attendance secretary; and Robert Elder, re- cording secretary, are other offi- cers. Mr. A. L. Weigler is sponsor. Gym Boys Promotion of boys ' physical de- velopment is the purpose of this club sponsored by Mr. Alvin Ro- meiser. Morris Faulk, president, has Wilbur Schmedel, vice presi- dent; Paul Lively, recording secre- tary; and Kenneth Nusbaum, at- tendance secretary, as aids. «a C- Commissioned Officers Of First Three Grades This club is formed of commis- sioned officers of the Reserve Offi- cers Training Corps. Their purpose is to act as an executive council for the military unit. Non-Commissioned Officers Comprised of the non-commis- sioned officers of the Reserve Offi- cers Training Corps, this group is under the leadership of Sergeant Robert French. These boys are in- terested in military training and strive to achieve the highest pos- sible degree of perfection. Military Club William Harnedy is president of this group of boys who learn mili- tary tactics under the instruction of Sergeant Robert M. French. Other officers are Robert Blythe, attendance secretary; Raymond Miller, recording secretary and press agent; and Eugene Bowles, drill master and sergeant at arms. Debaters Semi-annual debates for Service Club trophies are presented by this group of boys. The winners of the fall team whose names are en- graved on the trophy are Joseph Greenberg, Robert Crossen, and Robert Holbert. Booster Staff Under direction of Miss Gretchen A. Kemp and Miss Helen A. Haynes, these journalists produce the bi- weekly issues of The Booster. Mary Jane Roeder, editor in chief, is as- sisted by associate editors, Donnie Douglas and lone Colligan; sports editor, Walt Rafert; assistant sports editor, Joseph Greenberg; and club editor, Jean Rafert. Correspondents for the city and community papers are Walt Rafert, Pete Holevas, Paul Davison, Dor- othy Speicher, Lawrence Stillerman, and Frances Searcy. The business staff, in charge of subscriptions and circulation, col- lects all money and keeps books and records. Dorothy Smith is busi- ness manager. Mask And Wig Opportunity to prove acting abil- ity and develop drama appreciation are outstanding features of this club sponsored by Mr. E. Edward Green. In addition to presenting several one-act plays this year, some of the members attended state drama conferences at Terre Haute and I. U. Rita Fahy, presi- dent, has as co-workers Gordon Grow, vice president; Mary Spald- ing, secretary; Dorothy Stadfelt, treasurer; and Donald Wallis, ser- geant at arms. Thinlies End Year Undefeated; Kniptash Retains Tennis Title Highlights of Manual ' s minor sports, which include golf and tennis, were the successful defense of his tennis title by Bill Kniptash and a hole-in-one by Walt Rafert during a practice session of the golf squad. Kniptash defeated Maurice Brink in the finals of the 1939 tourney at Garfield Park where he won from Jimmie Cox last year. Mr. John H. Moffat sponsors the tournament. Rafert, number two man of the team, made the ace at the tough Coffin course. Other members of the team are Kniptash, Bob Kappus, and Jim and George Popcheff. Mr. Harold Boese coaches the team. An undefeated track team closed the season this month with a record of three dual victories in as many starts. In the city track meet at Tech and in the Southport Relays the Redskins finished fourth behind Tech, Washington, and Shortridge. The tracksters defeated Warren Central in the season opener, Crawfordsville a week later, and Shortridge, in an upset, during the first week of May. The cross country squad, led by John and Mike Mascari and Jack Hoyt, went through an undefeated season and outclassed all competition in the state meet at Fort Wayne to win by a decisive score. Mian,} § WMM Musical Orchestra As one of their outstanding ac- tivities this year, the Orchestra col- laborated with the Choir to present the operetta ' Tugs. " In addition they play for many school activities, commencement, and outside en- gagements. James Wheatley is concert master. " A " Band This group of seventy musicians forms Manual ' s " A " Eand under the direction of Mr. Charles Henzie. Outstanding among their activities are playing for football games and pep sessions. Officers are Albert Peters, captain; Edward Schumann, first lieutenant; and Robert Cros- sen, second lieutenant. Choir Entertainment for outsiders as well as students is provided by this group of mixed voices under the direction of Mr. Harold Winslow. Charles Marlett leads the choir; aided by Mildred Fisher, vice presi- dent; Maxine Myers, secretary; and William McClain, treasurer. Glee Club Many outside performances as well as school appearances occupy the time of this group of girls un- der the direction of Miss Freda Hart. Christina Kyle, president; Martha Rooker, vice president; lone Colligan, recording secretary; Irene Kuntz, attendance secretary; Dorothy Stadfelt, treasurer; Annice Ritter and Bernadine Talkington, librarians; Mamie McRoy and Imo- gene Elkins, historians, are the officers. Climbers Music Club Discussions of composers, in- struments, and music under the direction of Miss Freda Hart com- ' prise the programs of this club, Raymond Miller, president; Sally Camhi, vice president; Marian Rieck, recording secretary; Clifford Mull, attendance secretary; and Irene Kuntz, treasurer, are the officers. " B " Band The largest " B " Band in Man- ual ' s history is formed of these fifty-four young musicians who are material for future " A " Bands. Robert Verhines is drum major. Songsterettes Ruth Miller leads this group of girls sponsored by Mrs. Edith Bink- ley. Their ambition is to organize into a special group similar to the Glee Club. Virginia Peoni is sec- retary of the group. ChjdoqhaphAu


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