Emporia High School - Re Echo Yearbook (Emporia, KS)

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William Allen White, to whose memory this book is dedicated, mode his entrance to Emporia, February 10, 1886, and his exit January 29, 1944. Mr. White belonged to the youth of the world. But we feel that the fact that he lived in Emporia made him belong to us more than to anyone else. His children, Mary and Bill, went to this school, walked these halls, had classes in these rooms that we use now. A living memo- rial of Mary White is the Mary White Rest Room for Col- ored girls which Mr. and Mrs. White gave to this school. His famous editorial, "What's the Matter with Kansas?", made The Gazette nationally known. Since that editorial, his many writings have been read by everyone. He was a most tolerant man and opposed narrowness and bigotry. His kindness for everyone made those who knew him remember him with respect and affection. His editorials about nature proved his love for beauty and his comments on cooking and recipes showed his humorous side which reached out to everyone. His humbleness, his complete unawareness of the fact that he was a great man was evident. He was o friend to everyone. Not a man will leave Emporia and say that he did not know William Allen White. He spoke to the students of Emporia High many times, the most recent was in 1941. He told us that our habits and personality would be formed by the time we were seniors. The great influence that he had upon us was evident because so many of us were interested in his editorials and books which are a part of our education in the Emporia Schools. The editorial, "Mary White," published soon after her death, will always be part of American school life and a favorite among students. The last paragraph from that editorial is an example of the beautiful thoughts that were a port of him. "A rift in the clouds in a gray day threw a shaft of sunlight upon her coffin as her nervous, energetic, little body sank to its last sleep. But the soul of her, the glow- ing, gorgeous, fervent soul of her surely was flaming in eager ioy upon some other dawn." While Mr. White was at home in London or New Yorlf, we believe that Emporia, Kan., U. S. A., was the place where he played his most outstanding role, that of editor of The Emporia Gazette. Other parts he played were those of politician, novelist, humorist, reformer, man of the world. He was a cosmopo- lite with an international reputation and probably he was the greatest editor that we shall ever know. One quality that we should remember about Mr. White was the fact that he believed it right that he could change his mind, and that even if one day he believed in an issue, events the next day might change his conviction. Peter Pan Park was the result of his love for Emporia young people. He contributed most generously to Ham- mond Park which he considered an unfinished iob. Each one of us has a chance to make these parks his own. For us who stay in Emporia they will continue to be the place for real enjoyment. As we, the children of a new generation, have known him and followed his worthy activities, we shall continue to be inspired by reading his brilliant writings which he has left to our world. We shall never forget the character of his charm, his charity and his lofty ideals. Thus, we dedicate this book to our friend William Allen White-V. J. ge-ff' PROLCDGUE As the 'I944 school year draws to its close, it marks the thirtieth year that classes have been held in this building, construction of which was started in 1912, and classes convened in the building Sep- tember, 1914. This building has sheltered many students and has witnessed their different ideas. It has known two great wars and from its interior have come the boys who have fought and shall fight to keep all that this building stands for alive. Many changes have been made since 'l9'l4 and many more will be made in the future to keep up with the changing times. The only remains of the old Garfield Building are the bricks and the bell which make the monument I-n the front lawn. lt has seen the beginning of romances, the start of careers. Boys and girls have found their interest in life and graduated from its doors to be- come great and famous men and women. SETTING Of the Activities of the Emporia Senior High School 1944 VIRGINIA JENSEN, Editor . JAY SOUTH, Business Manager SYNOPSIS It began on a sunny September day in 1943, and the action of the play missed not a beat from first till final curtain. The action took place in the Senior High School-in the laughter filled hallways, the friendly G. R, room, in the sleepy study hall, and buzzing classrooms. September 7th, the first day of school, saw sophies finding their way to new lockers, new rooms and teachers. Juniors joyously greeted friends they hadnlt seen since May 26, or the day before. Seniors practiced a haughty air, relishing their newly-acquired superiority. The first week of half-days flew by, and teachers finally memorized facesg and seated Johnnie and Sallie on opposite sides of the room! The next weeks travelled faster and faster- Home work became routine fand don't do it tonight if you can put it off 'til study hall tomorrow!j. During September the different clubs got under way, and Hi-Ya Fun Week launched the G. R. year with parties, picnics and get-togethers including a songfest. A Hi- Neighbor party with dancing, ping-pong and a refresh- ment bar ended the first week of playtime afternoons. The first assembly of the year outlined the activities and aims of the school year. John Rees, president of the Student Council, extended an invitation to the new stu- dents. Four hundred fifty students purchased activity tickets, and the pep club practiced cheering after school, in prep- aration for the first game of the year-with the Topeka But, sob! Emporia Highls gridmen were out- Redskins. weighed, and the first game was a defeat for lf. H. S. The initial assembly of the year introduced E. H. S.'s as baton twirlers, quartettes, dramatic skits, tumbling acts and a mock football game poured from the chapters of a huge book on the stage. The last exciting pages contained the cheerleaders, directing cheering and and leading in the school songs. Approximately 325 candles lighted the Junior High auditorium when the Girl Reserve recognition service was held. Helen Graves, graduate, gave a talk on l'Building for Tomorrow," the theme of the year. Freda Ames ex- plained the symbol of the Girl Reserves while the girls lighted their candles on the stage. activities, I' L The first all-school party October 15 meant lots of fun in the form of dancing, tennis, ping-pong and refresh- ments to a large number of students despite the group that went to the football game in Topeka. Members of the home rooms chose their representa- tives to the student council for the year. The home room schedule followed the same plan as the previous year. Scairdy cats, and also those who wanted to enjoy the dancing and games attended the all-school Spook-Spree on October 29. No spooks or witches were allowed at the party, of which admission was the purchase of a war stamp, to boost war stamp sales. Many students saw the captured Japanese submarine on display on Commercial, before attending the party. An Armistice Day program November 10, with Major Matthew J. Shevlin of the 84th College Training Detachment as talked about the cadet program general. November 3 brought to the polls the highest percen- tage of students ever to vote in the class elections of Emporia High. Six hundred nine votes were cast, and voting took place in the east and west ends of the gym balcony. The campaign was a lively one, with posters on the bulletin boards, and across the library windows in the study hall. Classes were headed by Bon Donnellan, seniorg Philip Jensen, junior, and Jim Benfer, sophomore. "Thumbs Up," an all-school play, was presented November 19 before the largest crowd to see an all-school play since 1929. The three-act comedy was well received by its audience Cof courselj and its timeliness made it especially interesting, since it had to do with the black market, war workers, spies, and the war effort. Rev. Orlo Choguill of the First Presbyterian Church was guest speaker for the G. R.-Hi-Y Thanksgiving pro- gram. Bob Richter introduced Reverend Choguill, who talked of this country, its beginning and foundation with relation to God. Devotions, a choral amen, a talk on the history of Thanksgiving, and the singing of "America, the Beautiful," by the audience, made it a very impressive and enjoyable program. Outstanding actress! Roses and gardenias and sweet- peas to the lady! Freda Ames was elected best citizen among the E. H. S. senior girls in the annual Good Citizen- was given in Assembly speaker. Major Shevlin and the Air Corps in l ship contest sponsored by the Daughters of the American W Revolution. Qualities taken into consideration were de- pendability, courtesy, leadership, patriotism, and many t others of which lfreda proved herself as president of the Ciirl Reserves. Any old tags or botttles? This was the cry from door to door as the city-wide salvage campaign was under- taken by limporia's city schools and grease, rags, metal and paper were the main objectives. The F. li. A. boys divided lfmporia into wards, and collected metal which had been placed along the parkings. The money received lircnn the sale of salvage was put into an li, lf. A. loan fund, available to li. li. A. boys to help them on their farm projects. ilihe Student Council sponsoted the "jeep jump," held December 3 in the ,junior liigh gym. A bouncin' jeep was stamped on each hand as it entered the building Qhuh?j and admission was the purchase of a war stamp. Lillie Mae Shelton Howard gave way with ther solid boogie woogie, "Cow fiow Boogie," and a favorite blues singer, il revia Shelton, added rhythm to the floor show, with "At Last." Bob llonnellan was master of ceremoniesfnuff said. XY'ith only one day left in the "Buy a jeep" campaign. llmporia lligh's students proved their patriotism, and re- membered Pearl llarbor by purchasing almost S500 worth of bonds and stamps. On December 7 students and teachers reached the goal by purchasing enough bonds and stamps to buy a jeep, and exceeded last year's campaign astragt-a ntees-ary rtqnirement in obtaining a Special 'lircasury Citation from the State NVar liinance office Keep 'tm lilyingl 'l'wo clothes barrels placed on the front halls were quickly filled by generous and thoughtful students. The drive was nationfwide, and the clothes were sent overseas for the relief of war torn countries. lleclt the halls with boughs of holly! before the Christmas holidays ye olde school building was dressed up in true Cihiistntas spirit. Colored lights on at huge tree in the main floor corridor blinked at students as they entered the building, and the smell of cedar promised a vacation not far off, 'lihe only thing lacking in the Christmas spirit was a few sprigs of mistletoe in some darl. corners-l ilihe eighth annual Christmas pageant was given in the dimly lighted Cfivie Auditorium on December I7. After weeks of hard practice the 600 city school students perfected the program and made it more beautiful and meaningful than ever before. Choirs from grade schools. ffiilllffllllctl IIN PKIKQA' ij L41 Pl'OdUC2l'S OITICIQRS OF Tllii BOARD OF EDUCATION 1H'u.wiifi'r1t, ly B. Ill .ling X'nw'-l'i'i'.iiil1'11l, li. If. Pi Nxlxoioxg Snfu'r'5rzli'11tli'rff, XV, Nl. Rltiixiuusg Sri'n't'!i1r',1, Miss l'i'IIHI Suiiarl Vg 'I'rrtu1n'i'r, R. H. -IAQLJITII Behind the scenes of all successful productions there is always a group of expert producers. Our producers, the members of the Board of Fduca- tion, have been doing an excellent job, although their work often is not recognized. During the past year the Board has suffered several unexpected handicaps and the extra meet- ings called have demanded more of the members' time. Mr. Marcellus, new to the Board this year, was called to the navy soon after his elec- tion, but his position has not been filled as it is Miss ETHIL Siim1.i.Y is the clerk for the Board of Education. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from the Kansas State Teachers College and her Masters degree from the University of Kansas. Miss Shirley likes' to travel and read and enjoys archery. still hoped that the war will be over in time for him to return and finish his unexpired term. Through many difficulties the Board has carried on its vvorls faithfully to make our school better and to help us prepare for our parts in the final production of life. Letls give a hand to the men and Women behind the scenes! SYNOPSIS flfrnzftirznuiz' from lhzgi' -H junior and senior high, and the senior high orchestra all took part. Choral reading was built around five tableaux to tell the Christmas story. In spite of sore throats and sniffles Barbara Bond, Patricia Blake, Gene Bratton, Mike McGuire and Martha Stehlik sang solo parts. Before the Newton game, October I. one of the most successful pep rallies started at the Cixic Auditorium. with liCU7Ifj71H4'1l on Ilugi' on l.5l Y g Our Superintendent The school year 1943-1944 draws to a close in a time of apprehension and uncertainty created by the war. Somehow I am not concerned about the war alone but also about the period after the war. I am wondering whether or not the pupils of Emporia High School and those of all other high schools over America have been prepared adequately to meet the problems which will con- front them. It has been proved time and time again since December 7, 1941, that high school pupils can meet the challenges of a war-even a total war waged by strong and ruthless enemies. The real test will come when you must meet the need for making a better America and a better world in the postwar period. The situation will be different then. Your problems will not be so well defined Your course of action will not be so well mapped. Your enemies will not be so well known and perhaps not so easily at- tacked. In this period, you will have not only to choose your leaders but to help formulate pro- grams and evaluate results. This will be the real testing time. But why should I be concerned about this? The best criteria by which to judge what any individual or any group will do is that of past behavior. Up to now you have met, attacked and overcome difficulties. Your record is clear, SYNOPSIS fClJ7lff7Illl'tf from Pagz' ij a large crowd of students marching up Commercial cheer- ing and singing school songs. The friendship and sentimental value of gifts was em- phasized in a short play, "Those Christmas Giftsf' given in the G. R. assembly, December 15. A violin prelude opened the program, and devotions were given. The G. R. code was repeated by all present, and a Christmas duet was played on the piano. The G. Rfs did the annual Christmas caroling, visiting St. Mary's Hospital, homes of local ministers, the Y. W. C. A., and the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wliite. December 10, Emporia High was visited by two Navy QCUIIIIIIIIITI on Page 73 your future bright. Sincerely, W. M. RICHARDS .Ni Miss Hl1I.I'.N I:1'I.'I'ON, secretary to Superintendent Richards, has her Bachelor of Science degree in commerce from the Kansas State Teachers College. Miss Felton likes to read and enjoys writing letters to friends. 161 Our Principal SO LONG, SENIORS OF 1944 You are completing your High School work at a time when the entire world is in a state of expectancy. When will the war end? What part will this class have in the winning of the war? How can this graduating class contribute to the winning of the peace? Already, some of the members of this class are in the service. This yearls Seniors have been outstanding in the War Efforts undertaken and successfully carried out by our High School. May you continue to carry on after you leave us. Whatever you do, wherever you are, we know you will bring credit to your High School. Good luck to every one of you. RICE E. BROWN Being secretary to Mr. Brown keeps MRS. XYVILLIANI C, hlCNUT'1' quite busy during her hours at the school. Mrs, McNutt is interested in interior decorating and likes to try new ideas on her home. Q-an "'Mw mist., lf! ...dw lf7 SYNOPSIS CClllIffIIlll'tl from Page 6D men, who interviewed and gave V-S tests to the senior boys who were interested. Lots of the high sehool's girls were seen behind dime- store counters during the holiday rush-earning a little spending money and enjoying playing Santals helpers at the same time. Station IQHSLOP! The Sophies entertained upper- classmen with their own assembly, a Uradioi' program, broadcasting from the Brunswick lfxclusive Tea Room. A skit, blues numbers, instrument and vocal solos and a "Super Sudsu ad make the entertainment a total success. Not a Leap Year party, but the first party of the year brought a big crowd to the all-school party january 21. Almost 200 jivin' jitterbugs collected to dance and drink pop and dance some more. "Hey, l've grown an inch," exclaimed many an aston- ished senior as he was measured for cap and gown. This must mean the big moment isn't far off- Heart Sister XVeek-candy and valentines and notes through the mail meant it was the Girl Reserves' favorite season. More than one scheming lad made use of the mail box to send an epistle to his secret love. During the week of February 20-25, Virginia Jensen and ,lay South were chosen editor and business manager, respectively, of the Re-licho. Other staff members were named by the sponsors, and the organi7ation of the book began immediately. Lt. ,lohn R. Rackley, in charge of pre-induction service for the 7th IXIIUY Command, spoke to the iunior and senior boys about the army and showed two restricted army films. Lieutenant Rackley explained the categories of pre- CC011fi1111url 011 lhxgr 235 1 Directors Our assistant principal, MR. HUGH BRocAN, earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the Kansas State Teachers College and his Masters degree at the Colorado State College of Education located at Greeley, Colorado. Mr. Brogan is also director of the adult education program and teaches classes in bookkeeping and salesmanship. His chief hobbies are fishing and woodwork. The room of our girls' counselor, Miss BEULAH MANNING, is a popular place with all. Miss Mann- ing, who received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Kansas, was new in our school this year. In addition to her job as girls' advisor, she teaches World History. She is fond of music and likes bowling, ping-pong, and horseback riding. MR. WOOD BLOXOM has taught algebra, aero- nautics, trigonometry and solid geometry this year in addition to being assistant coach. He has at- tended Southwestern College and the University of Kansas, from which he has his Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees. Mr. Bloxom is very much interested in athletics Qexcept croquetj. He likes to play checkers and claims to have read most of the mystery stories in Emporia. Miss IRENE BROCK has attended the Emporia State Teachers College, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in education and in commerce, and has done graduate work at the Uni- versity of Denver. When not occupied with her job of teaching shorthand and bookkeeping, Miss Brock especially enjoys working with woodwork and silver craftg she has made several pieces of furniture as well as the attractive braclet, ring, and pin set she wears. Miss MABEL COVLRDII.I., who teaches clothing. received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the College of Emporia and her Master of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin. She did graduate work at the Kansas State College at Manhattan and the University of Colorado. Miss Coverdill is interested in collecting colored glass. She likes gardening, and reading. To MRS. MARGARET DINRLER, instructor in speech, dramatics, and English, goes the credit for many fine plays and programs. Mrs. Dinkler has her Bachelor of Arts degree from Southwestern College, her Master of Arts degree from Columbia University, and has studied at the University of California and Northwestern University in Illinois. In her spare time she enjoys reading and cooking. Isl Miss ,IFNNIE P. DoUcsLAss, who teaches Latin, received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the College of Emporia and her Master of Science degree at the Emporia State Teachers College. She did graduate work at the University of Kansas, the University of Chicago and Columbia University. Miss Douglass enjoys working with flowers Cher room is always full of themj, needlepoint, and braiding rugs. One of our busiest teachers is MR. GEORGE LODLE, who has classes in mechanical drawing, archi- tecural drawing, bench work, wood-turning, cabinet- making, and carpentry. Mr. Lodle has attended Stout University at Mennomee, Wisconsin, the Kan- sas State Teachers College at Pittsburg, Kansas Qwhere he received his Bachelor of Science degreej and the Emporia State Teachers College. In addi- tion to his regular classes, Mr. Lodle has been teach- ing night classes for adults. His hobbies are gar- dening, raising chickens and stage craft. Miss SOPHIE RODEWALD, who was in charge of the Study Hall, is now taking care of the library periods at the Junior High. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from the Kansas State Teachers College and has done graduate work at the Univer- sity of Kansas. In her spare time Miss Rodewald likes to read or sew and enjoys canning. Miss ELLEN ICE received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees from the University of Kansas and has also attended Columbia University and the University of Chicago. Miss Ice, who teaches American History and senior social studies, enjoys being with people and discussing current happenings. She is also fond of crocheting and gardening. MR. ORMOND PARKER was favorite with many band and orchestra students, is now serving his country in the navy. In his civilian life, off-duty hours usually found Mr. Parker hunting, fishing, bowling, playing golf or directing the Emporia Municipal band. He is a graduate of the College of Emporia and the Kansas State Teachers College. We will all miss his cheerful smile and spontaneous humor while he is gone. There is always something unusual to see in Miss ELEANOR SIRPLESS, room. Miss Sirpless teaches sophomore English and biology. She has her Bachelor of Arts and Masters degree from the Uni- versity of Kansas and has attended the University of Colorado. Her hobbies are collecting flowers and insects from unusual places, and she also enjoys traveling. Miss MARY ALICE STEELSMIT1-1, our instructor in vocal music, received her degree of Bachelor of Science at Emporia State Teachers College. She is working on her Master of Science degree at North- western University, Evanston, Illinois. Miss Steel- smith's favorite pastime is playing the organ. MR. EDWARD PRICE is the one who teaches physics, and chemistry to aspiring scientists, as well as having a class in algebra and in motor mechanics. He is a graduate of Emporia High, has Bachelor of Science degree from the Kansas State Teachers Col- lege and a Masters degree from the University of Illinois. His hobbies are hunting, shooting, and farming. E91 T, 4 Miss SHIRLEY THOMSON, who teaches English, received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the College of Emporia. She did graduate work at the Univer- sity of Colorado, Columbia University in New York and the University of California. Her favorite pastime is reading. She also likes to refinish fur- niture and collect antiques. Miss KATHRYN ZENOR, who teaches geometry and algebra, was new in our school system this year. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kansas. Miss Zenor is fond of sports, especially swimming, and also enjoys cooking. Miss LILLIAN VALENTINE, who teaches sopho- more English, has studied at the University of Kan- sas, where she received her Bachelor of Science de- gree, Stanford University, the University of Colo- rado, and the Kansas State Teachers College. Miss Valentine likes to fish and collects inspirational books, poems and sayings. MR. FLOYD MCCUNE, who formerly taught senior social studies here, has been called to serve his country in the United States Army. Mr. Mc- Cune, who has his Bachelor of Science degree from the Emporia State Teachers College and his Masters degree from the University of Colorado, was well- liked by all the students. Another newcomer to our school this year is Miss MILDRED WELLS, teacher of girls' gym and hygiene. Miss Wells holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kansas and, as might be guessed, is fond of sports, especially badminton and basketball. Vocational agriculture, a subject of interest to many of the boys, is taught by MR. J. W. TAYLOR. Mr. Taylor is a graduate of the Kansas State College at Manhattan from which he has his Bachelor of Science degree. He enjoys his work with the Future Farmers of America club and likes to repair farm machinery and work out new ideas for it. Miss MARY Jo WILLIAMS, who teaches art, was new in our school system this year. She has at- tended Bethany College at Lindsborg, Kansas, where she got her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, South- western College at Winfield, and the University of Southern California, and has studied crafts under Margaret Craver at Wichita. In her spare time. Miss Williams enjoys painting, drawing, reading, and sewing. MR. JOHN R. WIILLIAMS is a teacher of sopho- more science, economic geography and business arithmetic. His Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees are from the Kansas State Teachers Collegeg he has done graduate work at Kansas State College at Manhattan, Kansas, and at Peabody College, at Nashville, Tennessee. His interest are in camera work, gardening, and squirrel hunting and agricul- ture. A Our coach, MR. ALFRED SMITH, attended the Kansas State Teachers College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, the University of Kan- sas, from which he has a Masters degree, Huntington College at Huntington, Indiana, and Wisconsin University. Coach Smith is intersted in all athletic contests and is a ping-pong fan. He says he hopes to be good enough some day to beat his son in ping-pong. Our home economics teacher, Miss MAY HAN- COCK, is a graduate of the Kansas State Teachers College, from which she has a Bachelor of Science degree, and has attended Chicago University, Iowa State College at Ames, Iowa, and the Kansas State College at Manhattan. Miss Hancock is fond of traveling and says her main weakness is collecting beautiful pottery and chinaware and unusual cook- books. Miss MARIAN HOWARD teaches Spanish and French and is well equipped for her job as she studied in Madrid, Spain, and traveled through Mexico, after receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree at Kansas University and her Masters degree at Columbia University in New York. She enjoys knitting, horseback riding and, as she puts it, play- ing at golf. It is the responsibility of MR. F. JAY SOUTH to see that we get our Echos and Re-Echos on time, as he is our instructor in printing. Mr. South re- ceived his Bachelor of Science degree at Emporia State Teachers College and has done graduate work there as well as at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago. Gardening, stone work, and stamp collecting are his favorite hobbies. In preparation for his teaching career, MR. HERBERT JAMES attended the Parsons Junior College and the Kansas State Teachers College at Pittsburg. where he received his degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts. Mr. James has classes in Iinglish and in American History. He likes reading, arguing, traveling fjust anywherej, and says his favorite pastime is eating between meals. Miss MAUDE JACKSON, who has taken over the job of Librarian, received her Bachelor of Arts de- gree at the College of McPherson and her Master of Science degree at the Kansas State Teachers Col- lege. She has done graduate work at the University of Colorado, and the University of Kansas. When time allows Miss Jackson likes to do fancy work, she also enjoys reading and cooking, Much of the work of getting out the "Echo,' every week falls upon the shoulders of MRS. Lois JAQUITH. A teacher of English and journalism, Mrs. Jaquith has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Emporia and has done graduate work at the Kansas State Teachers College. In her spare minutes, which are few, she likes being with her friends or reading. Our typing and business exploration teacher, Miss LORETTO LANGLEY received her degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the Kansas State Teachers College and later took a commercial course at the University of Colorado. Horesback riding is her favorite sport and in more quiet moments Miss Langley enjoys reading. Mlss ANITA RICE, who teaches senior social studies and American History, is a graduate of the University of Kan- sas, where she earned her degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts. She has also attended Washburn College at Topeka, the University of California and the University of Wisconsin. Miss Rice likes to travel, read or knit in her spare time. Miss Curry Mr. McCune When FLOYD MCCUNE, teacher of the Senior Social Studies classes, was called by the service in March of this year his classes were taken over by Miss Charlotte Curry. Miss Curry taught for several years in the Lowther Junior High School and renewed acquaintances with some of the students she taught in the ninth grade. Band and Orchestra It was quite a problem to find a successor for ORMOND PAIKKILR when he left for the Navy, but finally Orin Dalley of lfmporia State College agreed to teach bancl and Miss lfdith Bunch, who has taught music in the Emporia public schools for a number of years, took over the baton to direct the stringed instruments. Mr. Dalley received his degrees from the University of Wisconsin and studied under the Sibelius in Finland. During the Past Year Gizoitoxz Lomas and JOHN E. BECK spent several nights a week teaching home mechanics to adults, many of them parents of senior high students. Miss Ruth Woodbury had charge of the sewing classes and Hugh Brogan, head of the adult education course, was in charge of the local classes which met for ten week periods in the fall and at the be- ginning of the year. Other classes were public speaking taught by George Pflaum, farm production instructed by ll. W. Taylor and Luther Williams, typing by Mrs. Wood Bloxom, shorthand by Mrs. Bernard Kelly, and accounting by F. L. Robinson. The instructors have all done a fine job to help many people help themselves during the present labor shortage. Vocational Agriculture Tuesday and Wednesday nights of every week since january, 1940, have been busy ones at the Vocational Agriculture building. Farmers who enroll by 30-day periods come for miles around to overhaul mowing machines, rakes, and build trailers, which was only a small part of the jobs they undertook. J. W. TAYLOR, teacher of the Vocational Agriculture classes, had worked overtime with his regular classes and the night classes too. Much credit is due Mr. Taylor for his fine work. Mechanics taught six classes a week of auto 14 boys enrolled. Besides studying and trucks they also assemble and disassemble them. The boys take care of their own and the family cars doing overhauling and repair work. Auto Liswis HANSEN has mechanics this year with the parts of automobiles Miss CHARLOTTE CURRY has taktn over Mr McCunes Senior Social Studies classes for the rest of the school year. Miss Curry, who is a graduate of the College of Emporia, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree, and the University of California, from which she has her Masters degree, is fond of cats and, when time permits, likes to braid rugs. School Nurse Our school nurse, Miss STELLA E. KLEIN, has had varied and interesting experiences which include teaching school, being superintendent of nurses at the W. A. Foote Memorial Hospital, public health nursing, and her work here in the schools. Miss Klein took her nurses' training at the Wichita Hospital Training School and did post- graduate work in hospital administration at Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. She enjoys her work in the schools and is certainly kept busy guarding the health of so many students. Miss Petty Miss MARY D. Pia'r'rY received her Bachelor of Science degree in commerce and education at the Kansas State Teachers College and is going to finish her B. U. this summer at the Denver University. For the past year she has been teaching a bookkeeping elass in Room ZOA. Her hobbies are knitting, reading and dramatics, although she says she doesn't get much time to do them now. Pre-induction Test Pre-induction or knowledge tests were given in the spring by Hugh Brogan to all boys who were of pre- induction age. Almost all of the junior and Senior boys took at least one of these tests. There were seven different types: civics and government, mechanical aptitude, mental ability, American history, silent reading and arithmetic. These tests were given for the purpose of showing the boys which subject they are weakest in, so they will have a chance to refresh themselves in these subjects before enter- ing the service. A refresher course in the fundamentals of arithmetic was given by Kathryn Zenor and Supt. W. M. Richards, each having a class which began one hour before school each morning. Emporia High in War Work Emporia Senior High has done their part towards the war effort in Red Cross work. It has made baby gowns and shirts, mcnis robes, two afghans, drapes for the win- dows of the Winter General Hospital in Topeka, and con- tributed books and S10 to the money drive. The first paper drive brought 34 tons of paper and the second one totaled a half ton of rags and 20 tons of paper. Girl Reserves made 53 utility kits for the soldiers at Winter General Hospital. The public schools all worked together selling bonds and stamps to purchase a P-51 Mustang pursuit plane. E121 STARS Class of Nineteen Forty-Four SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS Presidclzi ,,,,, ,,,, ,,,,, , B on IJONNELLAIN Vice Prcxidwzi , ,,,, ,,,,,, CARI. KNOUS1- St"L'7'f'f!l!'j' , 7,777 LIZILA LEW15 Trmszzrvr , , PHYLLIS TAYLOR U51 V, 4 Q was' if .-..,,,,,- mov. -il CSE" ..-on Hrv- ' rm' JOHN REES-"Leader of Democracy " MARGARET ROWLANDS-"An intel- THEODORE SCHLUP-"His thoughts Sophomore President, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Music Contest, Stu- dent Council Convention, Student Council President, Hi-Y, Basketball, Essay Contest Winner, Honor Group, 'Good Night, Ladies." CATHERINE WILLIAMS - 'Tlheerfully Quiet." G. R. Camp Bide-A-Wee, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Tri-City Conference, Pep Club, Nurses Club, Mid-Winter Setting-up Conference. FRANK MITCHELL-"Still as they gaeed, the wonder grew., That one small head could carry all he knew." Football, Hi-Y. MARY LEE SMITH-"She takes pleas- ure in helping others." G. R., Latin Club, Red Cross, Scrap- book Club. NADINE NOYES-"And one seldom hears her." Band, Orchestra, Music Contest, G. R., Setting-up Conference, Aeronau- tics Club. GENE CALVERTf"On board ship had sir meals a day: three down-three up-,, ELLADEAN HERZOGf"Be pleasant and you will succeed." G. R., Glee Club, Red Cross, Knitting Club, Christmas Cantata. ligent brain which is always work- lTlU.', G. R., Sextette, Girls' Concert Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata, Honor Group, "Okla- homaf' ADAIR SHOEBROOK-"Gloom killer." Hi-Y, Band, Orchestra, Echo, Latin Club, Honor Group. LETHA BROOKS-"And can she sing!" Sextette, Mixed Chorus, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Christmas Cantata, G. R., "Oklahoma" LAVEDA JONES-"There is a laugh all around, so be merry." G. R., Sewing Club, Knitting Club. MURIEL HOFFMAN-"Ambitious and very nice." G. R., Pep Club, Knitting Club, Echo, Re-Echo. FREDA AMES-"A vital part of our organization." Student Council, G. R. Setting-up Conference, G. R. President, Christ- mas Cantata, Cheerio Club, Camera Club, G. A. A., Camp Brewster, Pep Club. MAXINE GUNSOLLY-"Busy as a beef' G. A. A. President, G. A. A. Sports- manager, G. R. Cabinet, Girl Re- serve, G. R. Mid-Winter Conference, Summer Camp, Student Council, Dramatics, Latin Club, Red Cross, Camera Club, Band, Orchestra, Pep Club, First Aid, Re-Echo, Honor Group. E141 are his own." Glee Club. RUTH GRANGER - "Personality- plus." G. R. Cabinet, G. R. Setting-up Conference, Pep Club, G. A. A., Junior Vice President, Dramatics, Summer Camp, Honor Group, "Oklahoma" PATRICIA HARRISON-"She was a vision of delight when first she burst upon my sight." Pep Club, Latin Club, Defense Club, Girl Reserve. WANDA CAMPBELL-"She strives to please." G. R., Christmas Cantata, Knitting Club, Glee Club, Home Room Vice President. SHIRLEY McCOY--"Short, but very friendly." Red Cross, G. R. BETTY LATTA-"Capable and always busy." G. R., Proctor, Knitting Club. NORMAN BETTY-"Think before you speak." Hi-Y. 'UN at WW KATHERINE TAYLOR-"A twin-but oh so different." Pep Club President, Latin Club Sec- retary. Dramatics, G. R., G. A. A., Mid-Winter Setting-up Conference, Christmas Cantata, Honor Group, Junior Cheerleader, Camp Bide-A- Wee, Student Council, Tri-City Con- ference. PHYLLIS TAYLOR-"A twin-but one would never know." Student Council, G. R., Red Cross, Pep Club, Glee Club, Junior Treas- urer, Senior Treasurer, Knitting Club, G. A. A.. Camp Bide-A-Wee, Mid-Winter Setting-up Conference, Honor Group, Christmas Cantata, Tri-City Conference, 'lOklahoma." BEVERLY HONEYMANf"Vim, vigor and vitality." Mixed Chorus. Red Cross, Student Council, Camp Bide-A-Wee, Christ- mas Cantata, G. R., G. A. A., Pep Club, Latin Club President, Mid- Winter Conference, Proctor, Office. Student Council Convention, Re- Echo, Tri-City Conference, t'Okla- homaf' DON FANESTIL-"Always look before you leap." Basketball. ROBERTA FOSTER--"A diploma at last." SALLY MINOR-"The highest attain- ment is worth striving for." G. R.. Knitting Club, Sewing Club, Setting - up Conference, Honor Group. RALPH WHEELER-"Nice to know." ... fi ...ww - as f11""T' rf' 3 W :H 1. fr: Vw-1 73, f---1 FLORA BENTZ-4'Quiet, yet efficient." G. R., Proctor, Pep Club, Honor Group. DALE BITLER-"Sir1.cerity is his tempo." Stage Craft Club, Hi-Y, Christmas Cantata, First Aid Club, Aviation Club. GERTRUDE SPENCER-"A Siamese twin and wise." Glee Club, Latin Club, First Aid Club, Proctor. VIRGINIA SPENCER- "A Siamese twin-ditto." Glee Club, Latin Club, First Aid Club, Proctor. RICHARD MURPHY-"Naughty but nice," Hi-Y, Basketball, Football, Camera Club, Track, Latin Club. MARJORIE FANESTIL-"A song in my heart just for you." G. R. Cabinet, Sextette, Concert Girls' Glee Club, "Thumbs Up," Christmas Cantata, Mixed Chorus, Pep Club. "Good Night, Ladies," "Oklahoma" JEAN SHAWGO -.."One you must know," G. R., G. A. A., Proctor, Pep Club, Honor Group. llfl LUCILLE BLAHUT-"You can but do your best." G. R., Sewing Club, Proctor, Student Council, G. A. A., Honor Group. MARCELLA BLAHUTf"A friend in- deed." G. R., Sewing Club, Proctor, G. A. A MARTHA STEHLIK-"Her voice is like ll bird's." Sextette, Mixed Chorus, Concert Girls' Glee Club, G. R., Christmas Cantata, "0klahoma.H VERNON TOMPKINS-"A firefno, just red hair." Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Latin Club, Camera Club. HELEN JEANNE RAMY-"Imagine, ri diploma." Band, Orchestra, G. R., Dramatics, Mixed Chorus, Sextette, Christmas Cantata, Music Contest, Concert Girls' Glee Club. BILL HUFFERD-"At last." Football, Stage Craft. LEOTA BRIGGS-"Life of any party." G. R.. Glee Club. 'JFK --an -1' FRANCES MOORE-"Athletic soul, 1sn't she?" Burrough G. R., G. A. A., Dra- matics. ELLEN ARNDT-"A might of meek- ness." G. R. DELORES GARRIOTT-"Her mind is always clear." G, R., Home Nursing Club, Red Cross Club. DOROTHY OVERHOLT-"Life is sweet and so is she." G. R., Pep Club, Re-Echo Advertis- ing Mgr., Home Room President, Honor Group, 'tOklahoma.l' N'-" X .H mn' iw' HAROLD STEVENSON-"There is a future in farming." Hi-Y, F. F. A. MARJORIE WAGNER-"Always gives her best." G. R., Summer Camp, Latin Club, Nurses Club, G. R. Cabinet, Pep Club, Band, Proctor, Setting-up Con- ference, Christmas Cantata, Knit- ting Club, Honor Group. MARIE TEFFT-"What I can't under- stand, I won't believe." G. R. IRA JAY SOUTH-"Hey, wait for me." "June Mad," "Ever Since Eve," "Letters to Lucerne," "Thumbs Up," Christmas Cantata, Hi-Y, Latin Club, Camera Club, First Aid Club, Boys' State, Echo, Re-Echo Business Manager, Student Council Conven- tion, P. T. S. A., "Good Night, Ladies." BARBARA DABBS-"Dutch's special." G. R., Pep Club, G. A. A., Knitting Club, Echo, ELAINE WALDROP4"What 1 say IMA JEAN VARNERv..They Say, .Ab- goes, sometimes." ALLENE JONESY"SILy and yet so kind." Pep Club, G. R., Dramatics. BETTY CRAMER-'Uujnping jizve and jake box melodies set my feet on fire." G. R- G, A. A.. Pep Club, Movie Club, Knitting Club, Re-Echo. sence makes the heart grow fonderf " G. R., G. A. A., Mid-Winter Setting- up Conference, Mixed Chorus, Glee Club, Orchestra, Dance Band, Latin Club President, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Pep Club, Christmas Cantata, Cheerio Club, Swing Trio, Letter Writing Club, Ass't. Bus. Mgr. of Re-Echo, Posture Contest, Honor Group, Ass't. Secretary to Mr. Brown, Tri-City Conference, "Okla- homaf' EDWARD JONES-"I'll win in the long run." Latin Club, Hi-Y, Bicycle Club. wi '..x.n.a L. A WILLA RUSSELLw-'Sweet as a cube." Latin Club, G, R., Red Cross Pep Club, "Thumbs Up," "Spring Scene," "Good Night, Ladies," Set- ting-up Conference, Echo, G. R. Cabinet, Honor Group. sugar Club, BOB DONNELLAN-"Music-thou art a gift of the Gods." Senior Class President, Sophomore Hi-Y President, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus. Boys' Quartet, String Trio Accompanist, "Thumbs Up," Honor Group, A'Oklahoma." GWENDA BRAUM-"A really true friend." G. R., G. A. A., Knitting Club, Sew- ing Club, Pep Club. RITA NAUMAN-"A truer friend was never had." G. R., Latin Club. HELEN BREWER-"An able assistant in the Principals Office." G. R., Proctor. BOB RICHTER-"An up and coming young man." Senior Hi-Y President, Scrapbook Club, Basketball, Boys' Glee Club, Boys' State, Mixed Chorus, Christ- mas Cantata, Honor Group, "Okla- homaf' SHIRLEY STRAIGHT - "Ready, will- ing, and able." G. R., G. R. Cabinet, Setting-up Conference, G. A. A.. Pep Club, Sophomore Treasurer, Junior Presi- dent, Camp Bide-A-Wee, Camp Wood, "Oklahoma," PATTY THOLEN-"I shine, so does my horn." Glee Club, Band. Orchestra, G, R., Christmas Cantata. ESTELLA SMITH-"My hair and my eyes are a vital asset." G. R. MORGAN KRAMM - "A Poet? His feet are long-fellows." Student Council, Basketball, Track, Christmas Cantata, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Latin Club, Hi-Y, Bicycle Club, First Aid Club, Boys' Pep Club. BARBARA JEAN BOND-"Tops, an ac- companist in many ways." G. R., Concert Girls' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Aviation Club, Knit- ting Club, Letter Writing Club, "Thumbs Up," Pep Club, Christmas Cantata, G. R. Cabinet, "Okla- homa," Honor Group. LUCILLE WORCESTER-"Her 4H work keeps her busy." Dramatics, G. R., G. A. A., Proctor, Setting-up Conference, Pep Club. CAROL DRUM-"Tall, slender, and calmly." Secretary of Latin Club, G. R, Cab- inet, Summer Camps, Mid-Winter Conference, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Pep Club, Girl Reserve, Echo, Mixed Chorus, National Music Contest, Christmas Cantata, Setting-up Con- ference, Nurses Club, Band, Orches- tra, Honor Group, Home Room President. JEAN TYSON-"A friend to all, es- pecially to those Navy blues." Pep Club Secretary, G. R., Mid- Winter Setting-up Conference, G. A. A., Christmas Cantata, Latin Club President. JOAN ANDERSON-"Full of pep." G. A. A., Secretary and President of G. A. A.. Pep Club, G. R., Sum- mer Camp, Latin Club, Camera Club, Re-Echo, Letter Writing Club, State Student Council Convention, Nurses Training Club. Mid-Winter Confer- ence, Honor Group, "Oklahoma," TREVA MALLARY-"My motto: Good- Better-Best." Concert Girls' Glee Club, Pep Club, Mixed Chorus, Secretary of G. R., Assistant Editor of Echo, Latin Club, Christmas Cantata, Honor Group, Setting-up Conference, Re-Echo. JIM FOUKE-"His best is all anyone can do." Latin Club, French Club, Hi-Y, Camera Club, Scrapbook Club, Christmas Cantata, Honor Group, "Good Night, Ladies," Boys' State. DORISALENE BUTLER-"Friendly to all. Glee Club, Dramatics, G. A. A., G. R. Cabinet, President of Burrouah G. R., Christmas Cantata, Scrap- book Club, Vice President of Latin Club, First Aid Club, Honor Group. MARY RUTH ROBINSON-"Speech- ah., it's wonderful." G. R., Mixed Chorus, Girls' Concert Glee Club, Red Cross. Knitting Club. Band, Echo. Pep Club, Christmas Pageant, 'tOklahoma." DOROTHY WORKMAN--"One of the Honor Groupf' G. R., Glee Club, Honor Group. MARJORIE HALL-"This 'hall" is for fame." . G. R., G. R. Cabinet, G. A. A., Pep Club, 'tOklahoma." E171 CHALLA IRELAND-"I'll have my fling. before leaving good old Em- Hi." G. R., Student Council, Echo, Pep Club, Glee Club, Knitting Club, G. A. A., Cheerleader, G. R. Setting-up Conference, Camp Wood, "Okla- homaf' CHARLES SHIRLEY-"Mr. Five by Five." Hi-Y, Mixed Chorus, Glee Club. "Oklahoma," MARJORIE BURDEN-"A sensational smile." G. R. NANETTE WHITE-"The star of jour- nalismf' Echo Co-editor, Student Council, Sewing Club, G. A. A., P. T. S. A., G. R., Girl Reserve Vice President, Latin Club, Band, Orchestra, Sum- mer Camp, G. R. Setting-up Con- ference, Student Council, Honor Group. PHIL WOODBURY-"The fleet's Band, Drum Major, Radio Club, Hi-Y, Orchestra. MELBA JONES-"Humor dicZn't miss her." Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata, Scrapbook Club, Knitting Club. WINIFRED GETZ--"She cheers us on.', G. R., G. A. A., Pep Club, Cheer- leader, Echo Circulation Mgr., G. A. A. Secretary-Treasurer, Home Room President, "Oklahoma" V 4 BEATRICE LODLE-"Another of that famous family." G. R., Knitting Club, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata. MELVILLE ARCHER -,-- "Ty Power, short and dark." Football, Basketball, Track, Hi-Y, Recreation Club. Band, Re-Echo. JEAN PYLE-"Silence is a great teacher." Latin Club, Glee Club, G. R., G. R. Cabinet, Knitting Club, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata, t'Okla- homa," Honor Group. LA VERNE DECKER--"Our southern belle." Glee Club, G. R., "Thumbs Up," Mixed Chorus, "Oklahoma," M. D. STUBBS--"And right out the floor of Ein-Hi." Hi-Y. HELEN WOODWORTH-"You carL't have too much of u good thing." G. R., Glee Club, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Christmas Cantata, Pep Club, G. A. A., Mixed Chorus, G. R. Cabinet, G. R. Mid-Winter Confer- ence, Honor Group. WILLIAM COCHENNETff'The lady'S man." Football, Track, Hi-Y, Dance Band, Band, Orchestra. BETTY MCKENNEY-"Silence never betrays one." G. R., Latin Club, Pep Club, Knit- ting Club, Echo, Re-Echo. JEANNE BELTING-"Life is fuzz of smiles." G. R., G. R. Setting-up Conference, Latin Club, Camera Club, Summer Camp, G. A. A., Pep Club, Student Council Convention, Glee Club, Red Cross, Knitting Club, "Oklahoma" COLENE SIMKINS-"Wee wise wom- an." G. R., Dramatics, Glee Club. CHARLES JONES-"A sense of humor." Hi-Y, Band, Orchestra, Football, Music Contest. OPAL HUNTER-"Speech is zz worth- while habit." J. W. BRINKMANV"Em-Hi Krupaf' Band, Orchestra, Hi-Y. Radio Club, Telegraphy Club, Dance Band, Re- Echo. VIRGA LOU KRAGON-"Always ready to help others." Latin Club, G. R., Pep Club. E181 MARGARET MONTGOMERY - "Fru- gile, handle with care." Dramatics, "All Through the House," "Good Night, Ladies." GENE BRATTON--"Gene stands for genial and music-loving," Glee Club, Boys' Quartet, Hi-Y, Student Council Treasurer, Track, Football, Sophomore Officer, Tele- graphy Club, "Oklahoma" JUNE DELL-"Always a word and I1 smile." Glee Club. Dramatics, Burrough G. R., Mixed Chorus, G. A, A., "Okla- homa." LEILA LEWIS-"It's a great life' why riot?" G. R. Cabinet, Band, G. A, A., Pep Club. MARIE BRINKMAN-"Where would we be without her?" Co-Editor of Echo, Pep Club, Glee Club, Student Council, G. R., G. R. Cabinet, P. T. S. A., Latin Club President, Christmas Cantata, Sophomore Class Secretary, Sewing Club, Student Council Convention, Setting-up Conference, Honor Group. BILL WOOD-"Smart as ft tack." Echo. ELSIE MITCHELL-"Dull care - be gone." Burrough G. R., Dramatics, Glee Club. DALE VAN SICKLEA-A'Chivalry is my middle name." Stage Craft. GOLDIE WHITE-"My horn is my fortune." G. R., Band, Orchestra, Dance Band. CLAIR THOMPSON-"Wise from the top of his head-up." Latin Club. Hi-Y. DOLORES TOTSCHE-V-"The 'Ginger Rogers' of E. H. S." Pep Club. G. R., Band, Mid-Winter Setting-up Conference. Drum Major. Camp Bide-A-Week, Camp Wood. "Oklahoma" LEON AUSTENFELD f "Dark and handsome." H1-Y, Latin club. MARIE WILHITE-"Short and sweet and hard to beat." Latin Club, Knitting Club, G. R. PAT O'MARA-"Latin is easy-Bonus legis Caesar-honey legs of Caesar!" Hi-Y, Camera Club, Football, Christmas Cantata. LOYCE JORDAN-"Live uprightly and receive a reward." G. R., Glee Club. LEWIS KEEFER-"His gaiety isn'z rationedf' Camera Club, Aeronautics Club, Hi- Y, Honor Group. KEITH CRAWFORD-"Master mind Dj E. H. S. Hi-Y President, Latin Club. MARY BETH MCFERRIN-"Few words constitute wisdom." G. R., Pep Club. BOB SAGER - "Speech is great- silenee is greater." Hi-Y Stage Craft, Latin Club. ILENE HAUGHTON BURRIS-"Yes, she got her man." First Aid Club. ARLEE STEWART--"A friend if there ever was one." Dramatics, Glee Club, Burrough G. R. U91 AGNES SCHOECK-'iAlways willing to try." G. R.. Dramatics, Glee Club, G, A. A.. "Oklahoma," JOSEPHINE ROSS-MShort and sweet -so is life," Burrough G. R., Mixed Chorus, Con- cert Girls' Glee Club, "Oklahon1a." ROBERT MERCER-"Oh-I have fl fever-spring fever." First Aid, Radio Club, Hi-Y. DONNA FISHER-"She sews a pretty seam." G. R., Pep Club. MARIAN STECKEL-"Happy as the day is long." Latin Club, G. R. Cabinet. Pep Club. CARL KNOUSE-"Shark of Emporia High." Hi-Y, Football, Basketball, Senior Vice President, Latin Club, Orches- tra, Band, Christmas Cantata. DEKOVEN MOOREi"He's off-fio the seven seas." Track, Football, Basketball, Hi-Y, Stage Craft Latin Club. ', .huge 4 We-f iw! "fir .u-um., ,, VLA its-vest BONNIE TARRANTf"Shy, if you tion't know her." G. R., Glee Club. JOYCE HAWLEY -- "An ambitious student." G. R, DON CALHOUN-"Easy does it-but what," F, F. A, INA LOU CONKLIN-"Always calm and collected." G. R., Echo, Camera Club, G. R. Mid-Winter Conference. WILLARD JONES-"A man in earn- est." Football, Basketball, Hi-Y, Red Cross, Band, Orchestra, Bicycle Club, Christmas Cantata. VIRGINIA JENSEN-"The merry mir- er." G. R., G. A. A,, G. R. Summer Camp Brewster, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Knitting Clubg Christmas Cantata, Camera Club, Editor ol' Re-Echo, Echo, Nurses Training Club, Pep Club, Student Council Convention, G. R. Mid-Winter Con- ference, Honor Group. MIKE McGUIRE4"Big joke--ha!" Glee Club, Boys' Quartet, Mixed Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata, State Music Contest. Hi-Y, Echo, "Oklahoma" l. MYRON VAN GUNDY-"An F, F, A. champion." F. F. A,, Track, NORMA DOW-"Kimi and yet so shy." G. R., Knitting Club, Dramatics. Glee Club, Latin Club, "Oklahoma" FRITZ PYLE-"Mischief thou art afoot." Glee Club, Hi-Y, Track, Football, Christmas Cantata. FRANK RIONDY-"He's an athlete at heart." Basketball, Re-Echo. MARILYN HEATH-"I'll fight my own battles." G. R., Orchestra, Latin Club, Pep Club, Echo, Christmas Cantata. WAYNE BARKER--"Retreating from this door." Hi-Y, Latin Club. Recreation Club. PATRICIA BLAKE-"Our human song- bird." G. R.. Concert Girls' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics, Christmas Cantata. 'iOklaho1na." E201 an if NORMAN McADOO-"A live wire." Cheerleader, Band, Orchestra, First Aid. Hi-Y. Christmas Cantata. Junior Class Secretary, Bicycle Club, Boys' State, Honor Group. HAZEL BROWN Y 'tlntelligence is bliss," Honor Group. HAROLD MORGAN-"I'll puddle my own canoe." Band, Orchestra, Hi-Y. BARBARA CHAPIN f Hlntellectually inclined." G. R. Cabinet, G. A. A,, Pep Club, Setting-up Conference, Camp Brew- ster, Honor Group, Re-Echo. ROBERT CURTIS-"Speech is my motto." Radio Club, Dramatics. JOAN BECK-"Cream of the crop." G. R., G. R. Cabinet, Home Room President, Setting-up Conference, "Good Night, Ladies," Latin Club. Honor Group. FRED WILLIAMSONi"A little knowl- edge is a dangerous thing," Hi-Y, "Thumbs Up," Student Coun- cil, Echo, Red Cross, Christmas Cantata, "Good Night, Ladies." LAWRENCE RAMIREZ-"Si, Si Senor." PEGGY FRY-"Short and sweet." DONALD OSBORN-"Great men never Football. AGNES KORTE-"What, another one?" Knitting Club, Dramatics, Glee Club, G. R. RONALD SAVAGE-t'Quite different from his name." DORA LEE PORTERw-"My face is my fortune." G. R., "Miss Harper's Bazaarf' Pep Club, Dramatics, Proctor, Office, Re- Echo, Echo, Home Room President. LEON SCHALLEHN-"Be prepared." Radio Club. ROSALIE PHILLIPS - "Good garden seed." G. R., G. A. A., Orchestra, Glee Club, First Aid Club, Latin Club, Christmas Cantata, Pep Club, Avia- tion Club. FRAN KIENE----"There will be some changes made." Hi-Y. Basketball. Football, Echo, Re-Echo. Band, Glee Club, Latin Club, "Oklahoma." Girls' Glee Club, Concert Girls' Glee Club, Christmas Cantata, G. R., Scrapbook Club, Pep Club, Echo, Honor Group. EUGENE DAY--"Mischief in a small package." F. F. A.. Student Council. LOUISE MILLER-"A little jerkfsoda of course." Dramatics, Student Director of 'Plane Crazy," G. R. Cabinet, Pep Club, G. A. A., Latin Club, Orches- tra, Christmas Cantata, Honor Group, First Aid Club. BILL EUBANK-"Work fast, then rest." Stage Craft, Hi-Y, Latin Club. JEAN WALKINSHAW-"The poet of E. H. S." Dramatics, "Mrs. Boscom Keeps Christmas," Bide-A-Wee Mid-Win- ter Conference, Mixed Chorus, Girls' Concert Glee Club, "Oklahoma" WALTER HURT-"He who hesitates is lastf' Hi-Y, Aeronautics Club. Honor Group. SARAH SHEARER-"Very sincere," Glee Club, G. R. i211 think themselves so." Hi-Y. NADINE HECKATHORNf"SmalZ but mighty." G, R., Pep Club, Glee Club, Proctor, Student Council, Knitting Club. LLOYD REMY-"A man in earnest." PAULA CRESON-'tMusic is her spec- ialityf' Band, Orchestra, G. R., Latin Club President, Student Council, Christ- mas Cantata, Red Cross Club, Honor Group. JIM SMITH!'tHe's a Roman-roamin' through the gloa1nin'." Hi-Y, Football, Glee Club, Track, Camera Club, Latin Club, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Echo, Christmas Cantata, Boys' Quartet, "Oklahoma" MARY G. RICHARDS-"She has no equal, but herself." G. R. Cabinet, G. R. Mid-Winter Conference, Setting-up Conference, Camp Bide-A-Wee, Band, Music Con- test, Orchestra, Aeronautics Club, Knitting Club, First Aid Club, G. A. A., t'Thumbs Up," Assistant Editor of Re-Echo, Student Council Conven- tion, Pep Club, Latin Club, "Good Night, Ladiesjl Honor Group. ROBERT FOSTERf"A twin, would you hare guessed?" at-I A A . I. . GTA-,filo xg-ue,0lQ .n.... . .. AlAA.X14AL, . '-if NORMAN MORRAY - "He's wearing those Navy blues." F. F. A., Track, Hi-Y. JEWELL JAMES-"Refined and re- slrzlinedf' G. R. Cabinet, Concert Girls, Glee Club, G. R. Conferences, Music Con- test, Pep Club, Honor Group, Proc- tor. Knitting Club, Summer Camps, Echo, Mixed Chorus, Christmas Cantata, Nurses Club. BILL REEBLE-"Pore Jud is daidf' Football, Hi-Y, Glee Club, "Okla- homaf' Mixed Chorus. GLORIA SIEDHOFF-"Any reference to me and a blond is purely inten- tional." G. R., G. A. A., Pep Club, Camera Club, Latin Club, Red Cross, Honor Group. BILL TREAR-"Don't take life so seriously." F. F. A. ROYENA HAYES-"Cheerfulness is a virtue." Band, G. R., G. R. Setting-up Con- ference, Pep Club, "Good Night, Ladiesf' ROBERT MOORE-"He can always stand more." FRANK KNAPP-"If first you don't succeed, try again." FLORENCE SNIDER - "Kind words merit a reward." G. R., Pep Club, Honor Group. WAYNE WHITAKER-"I work, some- times it fascinates me," Latin Club. BEULAH SMITH-"Another of the Smith family." Drainatics, Librarian, "Oklahoma" GORDAN WELLS-"Work for what you receive." Track. MYRTLE MORAN-"Up and at 'em is her motto." G. R., Glee Club, Re-Echo, "Okla- homaf' BOB LEONARD-"Suspense is what gets her." Hi-Y, Latin Club, Scrapbook Club, Christmas Cantata. L 22 1 DEWAYNE SPATZ-"He is a wise man who talks little." Hi-Y, Secretary of Hi-Y, Safety Club, Bicycle Club, Honor Group. NORMA MAYES--"Chewing gum is her specialty." G. R., Gleo Club, "Oklahoma" MERRILL AIKMAN-"Drugstore 'Cow- boys., FAYE KEY--"An athlete and intelli- gent." G. R., G. A. A., Band, Orchestra, Latin Club, First Aid Club, Aviation Club, Pep Club, Re-Echo, Honor Group, G. A. A. Sports Manager. FLOYD SUTTON-"He who hesitates is last." Hi-Y. NEVADA LEWIS-"Her fingers belong on those ivory keys." G. R., Knitting Club. BUD KIRKf"I'll take a chance," Hi-Y, Glee Club, Mixed Chorus. :sa-, X. JACK ATHERTON-"He always does GERALD LACERTE-"The clown of KATHERINE MAXWELL-"I have to his best." our little drama." draw the line somewhere." Hi-Y. Hi-Y. LLOYD RICEf"FfO7ll the halls of EUGENE STAIR-"My head is in the JOAN POLLEY-"Never let it be said Montezuma . . ." clouds." that she's a wall flower." Aeronautics Club, Dance Band, G. R., Camp Bide-A-Wee, Setting-up TED TURNER,-"He's caught in the Band, Orchestra. Conference, Mid-Winter Conference, draft." G. A. A,, Pep Club, Echo, First Aid. Hi-Y, Track, Camera Club. 'K-K-X41 Graduating List Merrill Aikman, Freda Ames, Joan Anderson, Mel- ville Archer, Ellen Arndt, John Atherton, Wayne Barker, Joan Beck, Jeanne Belting, Flora Bentz, Norman Betty, Dale Bitler, Lucille Blahut, Marcella Blahut, Patricia Blake, June Bcden, Barbra Jean Bond, Gene Bratton, Gwenda Braum, Helen Brewer, Leota Briggs, Warren Brinkman, Marie Brinkman, Letha June Brooks, Hazel Brown, Mar- jorie Burden, Doris Butler, Irving Butler, Donald Calhoun, Jean Calvert, Wanda Campbell, Barbara Chapin, William L. Cochennet, Ina Lou Conklin, Betty Cramer, Forrest Keith Crawford, Paula Louise Creson, Betty Evelyn Crowley, Robert Curtis, Barbara Dabbs, Eugene Day, LaVerne Decker, June Dell, Robert Donnellan, Norma Dow, Carol Drum, Maxine Ellis, Bill Eubank, Don Fanestil, Marjorie Fanestil, Donna Fishcr, Robert Foster, Roberta Foster, Jim Fouke, Ray Fowler, Peggy Fry, Delores Garriott, Donald Getz, Winifred Getz, Ruth Granger, Charles Graves, Maxine Gunsolly, Marjorie Hall, Maxine Hammond, Patricia Harri- son, Elizabeth Haughton, Ilene Haughton, Joyce Hawley, Royena Hayes, Marilyn Heath, Nadine Heckathorn, Juanita Hensley, Elladean Herzog, Muriel Hoffman, Beverly Honeyman, Bill Hufferd, Opal Hunter, Walter Hurt, Challa Ireland, Jewell James, Virginia Jensen, Charles Jones, Allene Jones, Edward Jones, LaVeda Jones, Melba Jones, Willard Jones, Loyce Jordan, Lewis Keefer, Faye Key, Fran Kiene, Bud Kirk, Frank Knapp, Carl Knouse, Agnes Korte, Virga Lou Kragon, Morgan Kramm, Betty Jean Latta, Bob Leonard, Leila Lewis, Nevada Lewis, Beatrice Lodle, Nor- man McAdoo, Shirley McCoy, Mary Beth McFerrin, Mike McGuire, Betty McKenney, Ardyce Fern Macomber, Treva Mallary, Norma Mayes, Hazel Maxwell, Robert Mercer, Louise Miller, Sally Minor, Elsie Mitchell, Frank Mitchell, Margaret Montgomery, DeKoven Moore, Robert Moore. Myrtle Moran, Harold Morgan, Norman Morray, Richard Murphy, Rita Nauman, Doris Nielson, Nadine Noyes, Dorothy Overholt, Pat O,Mara, Don Osborn, Bob Payton, James Perdaris, Roselie Ruth Phillips, Jack Plummer, Marion Plummer, Jo Ann Polley, Dora Lee Porter, Fritz Pyle, Jean Pyle, Lawrence Ramirez, Helen Jeanne Ramy, Bill Reeble, Lloyd Remy, Robert Remy, John Rees, Lloyd Rice, Mary G. Richards, Bob Richter, Frank Riondy, Mary Ruth Robinson, Josephine Ross, Margaret Rowlands, Tima Sue Russell, Willa Russell, Bob Sager, Roland Savage, Leon Schallehn, Theodore Schulp, Agnes Lee Schoeck, Jean Shawgo, Sarah Shearer, Trevia Shelton, Charles Shirley, Adair Shoebrook, Gloria Siedhoff, Colene Simkins, Beulah Smith, Estella Smith, Jim Smith, Mary Lee Smith, Florence Snider, Jay South, Gertrude Spencer, Virginia Spencer, Eugene Stair, DeWayne Spatz, Marian Steckel, Martha Stehlik, Harold Stevenson, Arlee Stewart, Shirley Straight, Dale Stubbs, Floyd Sutton, Bonnie Tarrant, Katherine Taylor, Phyllis Taylor, Marie Tefft, Pat Tholen, Clair Thompson, Jean Thompson, Vernon Tompkins, Delores Totsche, William Trear, Ted Turner, Jean Tyson, Myron VanGundy, Dale Van Sickle, Ima Jean Varner, Marjorie Wagner, Elaine Waldrop, Jeanne Walkinshaw, Gordon Wells, Ralph Wheeler, Lotus Lorenc Whipple, Wayne Vfhitaker, Goldie White, Nanette White, Marie W'ilhite, Catherine Williams, Fred Williamson, Max Williamson, Bill Wood, Phil Woodbury, Helen Woodworth, Lucille Worcester, Dorothy Workman. SYNOPSIS fCfIP7flH7l!'tl from Page 75 induction training and gave the boys an opportunity to ask questions. Floyd McCune, senior social studies instructor, and active students council sponsor, and director of War ac- tivities in Emporia public schools, was E. H. S.'s first faculty member to be "caught in the draft." Mr. Mc- Cune, well-known an1ong students and fellow teachers as friend, humcrist and sportsman, was assured his position upon his return, by the Board of Education. In an essembly program March 1, the Minute Man flag, obtained by a 90 per cent participation in buying war stamps and bonds, was presented to the school. Two numbers by Elaine Sheridan, accompanied by Connie Brown, opened the program. Lewis G. Shultz, chairman I 23 of the Lyon County War Finance Committee, gave a short talk on the importance of the purchase of stamps and bonds. Sketches from the life of William A. White were presented in assembly, February 18. The story of Mr. White's life was carried through by narration between the skits. An old-fashioned barn dance with lively trumpet and fiddle music, waltzers in whirling skirts and bow ties depicting the Gay Ninetics period, a sketch telling of his first editorial, and First World War Scenes portrayed memorable phases of Mr. White's life. The program ended with a tribute to youth. The presentation was given in shortened form in the city schools' radio program February 10, Mr. Wliite's birth- CContimu'tl on Page 263 l ,L l l 4 Honor This year's Honor Society had forty-seven members. It was the largest Honor Society that Emporia High School has ever had. To be a member of this organization the student must have averaged a B during his four years of study. A scholarship assembly was held March 29, 1944, in honor of the high-ranking students. Dean R. N. Bush of Ilmporia State College was guest speaker. His theme was "Frontiers of the Futuref' Music was furnished by Miss Beulah Manning who sang "Morning" by Oley Speaks and "Faster Parade" by Irving Berlin. Miss Mary Alice Steel- smith accompanied. Scroll shaped pins with the letters E. H. S. Written on them were given to the members. Group The members were Joan Anderson, Joan Beck, Flora Bentz, Lucille Blahut, Barbara Jean Bond, Marie Brinkman, Hazel Brown, Doris Butler, Barbara Chapin, Bob Donnellan, Jim Fouke, Peggy Fry Don Getz, Ruth Granger, Maxine Gunsolly, W1llICf Hurt, Virginia Jensen, Lewis Keefer, Faye Key, Treva Mallary, Louis Miller, Sally Minor, Nor- man McAdoo, Dorothy Overholt, Jean Pyle, John Edward Rees, Mary G. Richards, Bob Richter, Margaret Rowlands, Willa Russell, Jean Shawgo, Adair Shoebrook, Gloria Sied- hoff, Florence Snider, DeWayr1e Spatz, Katherine Taylor, Phyllis Taylor, Ima Jean Varner, Marjorie Wagrler, Nanette Wihite, Helen XVoodworth and Dorothy Worknian. Members of the group who graduated the first se- mester are Paula Creson, Carol Drum, Jewell James, Ardyce Macomber, and Carol Ann Wilcox. gaqd in Swaice Many boys who should have graduated with the class of 1944 had joined the Armed Forces by the middle of April. There were others who were in the reserve, waiting for school to be out so that they could go and some fellows left before school closed. This list cannot be complete because it was printed in the middle of April and all those who left after that time will not be included. The boys who have left are: Paul Burris, Jean Calvert, Don Caywo-od, Morris Dell, Lawrence Eicher, Dean Fisher, George Flott, Bill Hickey, John McGaffin, Wilford Marks, Robert Melton, Dean McGee, Harold Metcalfe, Ronald Merwin, DeKoven Moore, Lloyd Rice, Bob Riddle, Ronald Savage, Dale Schlup, Phil Woodburyf, Leland Workman, Bob Greene, Albert Lowry, I Richard Lyon, Bernard Redman, Bernard McIlvain, Bob Stout, Ralph Sill, Irving Butler, Bernie Olin, John Robinson, and Charles Graves. IZ4 ni M 2 xr! ,til The Taming of The Shrew V251 EW Y SYNOPSIS fftlllllillllflf from Page ZSJ day, and later in the Lowther Junior High auditorium fox the public. Royalty was entertained at the G. R. sponsored Sweet- heart Dance February ll, at the junior High gym. After a Grand March, "Their Mlajestiesf' Phyllis Jensen and Buddy Getz were seated on a heart shaped throne, given silver crowns and invited to enjoy tap dancing and music befitting a king and queen, The "Raggeds', and "Ruggeds," teams made up of G. R. committees, battled for a month to see which group could finish rag rugs first. Clean rags were brought by the girls, braided and sewed together, and donated to Wiinter General Hospital in Topeka. Huge pyramids of paper and magazines, and boys and girls in coveralls and jeans meant more scrap paper was being collected for Uncle Sam. The drive was carried on during the weeks of February 14-24 and students were excused from their study halls to hustle around on foot and in trucks and cars to bring back giant bundles and carloads of boxes, cardboard and whatnot ftrophies found amongst the paper included baby shoes, wedding tintypes, and a corsetj. The paper drive was a walloping success, bringing in a total of almost thirty-four tons of scrap paper. A clever skit enacted by the Service committee won the prize for the best song at the Girl Reserve songfest. The prize was an autographable white g0Q1t. Each com- mittee sang one song, many familiar tunes were changed into clever G. R. songs by the girls. Miss Charlotte Curry took over Floyd McCune's five social studies classes for the remainder of the semester. Mostly during school time for two weeks the junior- senior boys took tests to prepare them for the Army pre- induction tests. The tests included vocational aptitude, mechanical aptitude, math, Fnglish, history, citizenship. reading and science. Boys who found they needed more work on any of these subjects were given opportunity to join classes and receive special help. Ormond R. Parker, director of the band and orches- tra departments, received his call to report for "boot train- ing" the first of April. In his ten years at Emporia High, Mr. Parker saw many changes. Five thousand dollars worth of instruments, 76 black and red uniforms and 4 white ones were purchased. During eight summers Mr. Parker taught band and orchestra in a summer course. Parties were given for Mr. Parker by the faculty of junior and senior high, by the Fmporia City Band, and by the senior high band and orchestra. March 51 the Emporia Travelers' club sponsored the WIBW round-up show and dance in the Civic Auditorium to help raise money for the teen-age center. Youth of Fmporia were given the privilege and responsibility of planning the organization and government of the teen town and making and enforcing the rules. Thirteen Senior High school teachers and janitors and a few eighteen-year-old seniors gave blood at the Red Cross mobile unit. Now came the hilarious Senior Assembly, the memor- able Senior Banquet and the romantic junior-Senior Prom which need not be written down to be remembered. just one week more of school, four-days-then Bac- calaureate, and finally, after twelve years of fun and study, paper wads and history exams, grade cards fund one or two seventh hours!j-the commencement exercises. And so down came the last curtain on a jolly, successful school year-1944. CURTAIN CALL! Carl Knouse and Freda Ames were crowned King and Queen of Popularity at the "Final Fling," the last all- school party of the year. Their attendants were Ruth Granger, Phyllis Taylor, Challa Ireland, Bob Donnellan, Morgan Kramm, and john Edward Rees. The party, May 12, was sponsored by the Girl Reserves. The end. i261 -wwatsaa, Feature Players fi I if I 5, i I I il i I r I I ,I 1 I! i gi. 4 ig is H 5 as-8, of QU 4'- Class of Nineteen Foty-Five The junior officers showed no lack of manpower in limporin High this year. Four prominent Spartans were elected: Philip llensen, president: Clinton Chapin, vice presidentg Tom Van Sickle, secretsryg and Bob Glndfelter, treasurer. ln February, the juniors presented Ll tribute to the l.Ite Xxiillidlfl Allen XVhite in the junior Assembly. This assembly was presented for the public in the junior High Auditorium after its success here at Senior High. The junior-Senior Prom was given by the Junior class and was QI great success. Much credit is due to the class officers .Ind the committees who worked to make it sucll a fine party. i 27 JUNIOR OFFICERS Pfl'SilfNlf - ,.,ss,, - PIIILII1 NIFNSEN View Prvxidezzf 7 ,, CLINTON CIIIXPIN Svfrffflfy f.7.ss7. TOM VANSIQKLE Trezzszrrvr ,,,, Bon GLAD!-'III.TER lbw Yfafwxrn as Ju'-v A88 Fw! 'In mr Sxwfn at ,. xl,. - We K 4, I i Jang? x - ' ,.,, W,,. Turf Iv xxrru CANNON 419 -SZ- 'WUI Q xxr II-,-xx-I-,N Cswwx Nzazmz I'wzIv Iain Ix x , - I If x Iixum :I .vw as fm v-wg v X I mx Daw, 5 fm If f Q,-s H XII 2 xxx III: x-I I. 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They started the year by help- SQDPIJQHWQDRE OFFICERS ing to nuke the paper drive QI huge success. During the 4 month of November they had charge of the NY'.lr lionei P7'l'Slt1'CIIf ,W H kllixl BliNl4liR and Stump booth. The sump metal campaign came next ' I un their list and received the fullest Cooperation nf the stu- Vlff' l'fc'S1flf'f1f ff-W PATSY SMAI1 5 dents. This spring thev held 21 Sophomore parm' and elected their own king .ind queen. Jo.-Xnn Barr anti Gene SC'f'l'f'fl1l'Y-TVKYIXIIVCI' W , I'IARO1,D SIGLPR Nltlciison reigned for n night. if' i511 i LEATHERBERRYS MAYTAG SALES CO. Experienced Service All Makes Washers Prescriptions, Sheaffer Fountain Pens Also Skelgas Service Cara Nome Toiletries 419 Commercial Phone 1015 E321 Act I ORGANIZATIONS Red Cross Burrough Girl Reserve Echo, Re-Echo Student Council Latin Clubs Drcimatics Girl Reserve F. F. A., Hi-Y Industrial Arts lizlxf Rau'-Stafford, Lney, Smith, Smziles, Jensen, Welcli Semml Rau'-Knoeppel, Hildebrand, Knapp, Stoeppelworth, Rose, Mendenhall, Zenui' Tbirif 1if1!l"C0l1lCy', Hagar, Jones, Payne, Hall, Cannon. Chapin, Glidfelter Red Cross OH-'ICERS activities lteing dune hy this club .ire knitting, sewing, .ind l,n'.mli'11l , ,,,,,,, lxciit CANNON nml-Ling ser.1p books. The sewing elisses .ind G. li. cum SH'I't'ftIl'j'-7l7'l'tl.NIIPTI' PHYl.I.Ii .I1,NsLN mittees assisted with these projects. In September, -luck Sflllllifll' ,,,, , , Miss KA'1'iii.1tlNi. ZLNOIQ Cannon .ind Mary -In Ruse went tn gi district ennyention in Iula, Ifurty hundred sixty-five students in the selitml One uf the highlights of the school year was the are enrulled in the -Inninr Red Cross this year. There are scrap piper drive sponsored hy the Red CruSS Club. Other twenty members in the -lunior Red Crum Club. The itizens ational Bank Capital and Surplus Emp0ria's Oldest and 343,000.00 I5 Largest Bank n n L O A N SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SAFE DEPOSIT VAULT CHECKING ACCOUNTS TRUST DEPARTMENT TIME CERTIFICATES FOREIGN EXCHANGE "IT DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE WHERE YOU DO YOUR BANKING" wi Qt LL A I-,ml 1i0ll"l-lCCl'iLlIllUI'll, Davis, Foster, Reese, Snyder, Hovorka, ,Iensen Fwurllf Kun-linrr, Hansen, Ireland, Hansen, Krainm, Greenley, Smith, W'illiamson, llanna, Pedaris 'I fffrlf lln1c'fl,.1i1gley, Riddle, Kuhlman, Davis, Smith, Deputy, lloneylnan, lirinlunan, Askew, Lambert Student Council The lllkllll activity of the Student Council this year was the sponsoring of the sales of war stamps and bonds, Drives io hui' .1 itep and Ll Mustang P-Sl were staged. l.nurn Nl.ie liuhlnmn headed the stump and bond Committee in the Student Council .ind took charge of distributing the stamps that were sold in the second hour classes. More than ninety per cent of the students bought at least LI ten cent war stamp each month so our school had the privilege of flying the Minute Ninn Flag. The .ill-school parties were Ll big success because of the hard work of the Student Council members. l.:1st full Ll pep rally was sponsored by the Student Council. This year the UI'g.ll1l7.lllUll consisted of twenty-nine menibersfnine seniors, eleven juniors, and nine sophomores. Officers were elected last spring by the students. These officers were: president, -lohn Reesq vice president, Glenna Davis, secretary, jackie Snyderg .md treasurer, Gene Bratton. When it comes to Fine Clothes Emporia Comes to RUCIKN ER'5 Head-to-Foot Outfitters BUY 31,000 On the Installment Plan Youll be pleased with the east and speed your 31,000 accumulates through regular savings plus your liberal earnings. THE MUTUAL BUILDING 81 LOAN ASSOCIATION Emporia Compliments of PENNINGTON SUPER AUTO SERVICE Home-Owned-24-Hour Service-Derby Products Phone 1038 Sth and Com'l l35l I-Irs! Razz-XVliite, Brinkman, Conley, Porter, Getz, Totsche, Jensen Sefoml Rau'--Rose, Hoffman, Henderson, Rainy, Robinson, Lambert, Steckel Tbiril Ron'-Hansen, Brooks, Lewis, Mallary, Heckathorn, McKenny, Snyder Ifozzrlb Rau'-Smith, Wfilliamson, South, Shoebrook, Bratton, Kiene lfmporia lligh was almost licholess when the first weeks of the school year found limporia print shops unable no linotype lfcho copy, But at last all items were mailed to Osage City to be "set up." Until The Gazette toolt over the second seniulti, the lieho was published on a hair raising schedule. li. J. South, licho business and printing supervisor, too often was forced to "run them offi' with little time to spare. Many an afternoon after school various members of the journalism class could be found sweating over :i story, trying to meet the deadline. Echo editors, Marie Brinkman and Nanette Vfhite, assistant editor, Treva Mal- lary, and Mrs. Lois jaquith, Iicho supervisor, will never forget the wearing but often hilarious Monday night "grinds.', On the Echo staff were W'inifred Getv, circulation managerg her assistant, Phyllis .Ienseng advertising, lloralee Porter and Jim Smith: and bookkeeper, Muriel Hoffman. The Echo was sent to limporia boys in service by the athletic department and Atten-SHUN was the special column. A new feature, of which the editors were most proud, was the Dear Editors column, in which any student could exercise his opinion. But can anyone forget one column? Sass and Such by the assistant editor, was always Ll popular feature of this year's lfmporia High Iieho. . . PENNEY CO. 13 THE FAMILY STORE EMPORIA, KANSAS I 36 l Key, Montgomery l"ir.v! Rou'4South, Alensen, Varner, Belting, Richards, Mclienney, Spencer, Svrrlmf RUlL'fC,VUl'l10lI, Honeyman, Totsche, lilake, Anderson, Mallary Tlzirtl Rau'-Porter, Getz, W'illiamson, jones, Hoffman, Garriot, Cramer Iirmrlla Ron'-liiondy, Smith, Kiene, lilahut, Chapin, Stehlik lfilfib Rott'-Keefer, Brinkman, Richter e-Echo lieeause of the war situation it was not decided until after Christmas to have a year book. The staff was ch OSCE the latter part of February. XX'ith all members of the staff participating, pictures were taken and sent to the engravers, articles were written, typed and copy read, ad- vertisements were gathered and arranged, and the book was organized and completed in time to be given out by the last vveek of school. The staff included Virginia Jensen, editor, Mary G. Richards, assistant editorg play South, business managerg and lma glean Varner, assistant business manager. The senior section was sponsored by Miss Thomson and Miss Valentine with Betty Cramer as student writer. Miss Brock sponsored the advertising. Dorothy Overholt was advertising editor with Dora Lee Porter as her assistant. The calendar was arranged by Treva Mallary, Pat Blake and Betty Mclienney, assisted by Mrs. llaquith. The write- ups of the organizations were made by Barbara Chapin and Martha Stehlik with Miss Manning and Miss Coverdill as sponsors, Girls' sports were written by joan Anderson and Faye Key, assisted by Miss XVells. Boys' sports were written by Melville Archer and Bob Richter with Mr. liloxom as- sisting. The art department was headed by Warren Brinkman with Virginia Spencer as assistant editor. Miss XY'illiams was sponsor of the art department. Mr. South took charge of the snapshot department. The bookkeeper for this year was Muriel Hoffman and Beverly Honeyman, typist. -un I- For samples of our work see the pictures of the BASKETBALL SQUAD, as well as those of the following students which ap- pear in this annual: SENIORS Richard Murphy Rita Nztuman Dorothy Overholt John Rees Frank Riondy Mary Ruth Robinson Marian Steckel Mary Beth MeFerrin Freda Ames Joan Anderson Bob Donnellan Ruth Granger Marilyn Heath Jewel James Morgan Kramm Phil Woodbury JUNIORS Loretta Richards Delores Searcy WAYNE KENT STUDIO Washington at 13th l37l 'W 1'ifl'.Xf RowvAskew, Rose, Richards, Smith, Knoepple . ' Siwuzil Ron'-Dinkler, Decker, Druinm, Donnellan, lianestil ' Third Rr1u'fRussell, xY7illiIll11S0ll, Leake, Bond lfirxf Ron'-Beck, Hayes, Russell, Riehards, lianestil i ' Stwzml Rou'-Montgomery, XY'orchester, Gunsolly, Hurt, South, Dinkler i x , Tfriril Ron-Rees, W'illiamson, Fouke I ' 5 Dramatics Highlights of the year were the one-act plays presented in assembly: MAH Through the Night," "Spring Scene," "Those Christmas Gifts," which was given by the dra- maties class :lt the general Girl Reserve meeting, "Romance lne.,,' given by the liurrough Girl Reserves, :md 'late Holiday." The two big nights for the dramatics class were tlu nights that "Thumbs Up," all school play, and 'lG00d Night, Ladiesf' were presented, the latter being the senior play. Hours of toil were given under the capable direction of Mrs. Margaret llinkler to produce these plays, which were received by an enthusiastic audience. And so closef- another dramatic year for our high school actors. I 33 The cast of "Thumbs Up" was .ls follows: .Iohnetta Iiwing, liob Uonnellan, Mary G. Richards, Stella Mae Smith, Rosalie Askew, Mary jo Rose, lletty Knoepple, ,lane Drum, Marjorie lfanestil, LaVerne Decker, lired Willigiiii- son, Barbara Bond, -lack l,eake, and Paul Koite. The stu- dent director was Willgl Russell. The cast of "Good Night, Ladies," includtd Mary G Richards, Ruth Granger, Fred XVilliamson, john Rees, ,lay South, Royena Hayes, Marjorie Fanestil, XY'alter llurt Vl'illa Russell, Margaret Nlontgomery, ,lim liouke, and .Ioax Beck. The student directors were Lucile XY'oreester and Maxine Gunsolly. IIoUR l Pri'.viifi'l1f ,,,,,,,,,,, Vim' I'rifxii1w1f Ser1'i'liu'r .. OFFICERS lfirvf Semi'.vfi'r Pwr lfoRD XVARRVN M A rsox Io ANN BARR ill iii' I,lTwIN l 7'rl'i1.t1ll'i'r' ,,,,,,,,, - Hotfix 3 I'i'l'xilll'1lf , Vim' l'ri'xiile11f Si'i'1'l'fil1'y ,,,, 'I':'l'i1.i111'e1' , HOUR 4 IoAN Smrrii hli.Xlll'IN.X Bi Rc.: il l.xNl DRUM Roni KT KRUI 4.1 R I're.wilfi'i1t ., , YYA, PAT HANSRN Vin' Pr'l'.lii1M1f Sllliftlll ,,,, ., 'ox' HAIIN lmx l:OSTlQll T1'r'i1xl11'1'1' ,,,,,,,, 1,1 o Roi-ilNsoN I IOUSI1 Latin Clubs S1'l'1llIllSl'lIIl'Xf MARY lIi1iNi1R DoN KUIILNL-KN Rn ii.xR11 l'iRT1.i ,lim lil NI YR .IACR PAYNIL NVMNI SMITH Vi NIAR Y HovoRR A 'lox N Hot H ,IILRRY 'I'HoMAs Vi IMA Doirr -iOYl'l. Cl.ow' jim ,lAttRsoN Officers of the Latin Club were elected twice during the year. In order that more students might hold office, no UNK. Ciiuld be fCClCUl.Uf.l. ilrch group held its club meeting every three Weeks, Programs were planned about the life of the Romans com- pared with our life of today. Roll call was often answered by giving the origin of some Iinglish word which traces back to Latin. At Christmas time :i special program was given. The year ended with A latin Club picnic which was attended by all three groups. MIT-WAY HOTEL 8: CAFE LYRIC THEATER Phone 504 505 Com'l THE COLLEGE of EMPORIA EMPORIA, KANSAS A LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE with modern build- ings and equipment, granting degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music Education. THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION grants State life teachers cerificates to graduates of C. of E., meeting educational requirements, and element- ary teachers certificates to those completing a pre- scribed two-year course in Education. WELL EQUIPPED SCIENCE LABORATORIES make possible thorough pre-professional courses in Medicine, Engineering and Dentistry. Advanced courses in Law and Theology, also. PRACTICAL COURSES ON THE COLLEGE LEVEL are given in Business Administration, Ac- counting, Secretarial Sciences, Home Economics, Physical Education, Music. GRADUATES OF C. OF E. have made outstanding records in the best professional and graduate schools of the nation and have gone out into the world as Christian Citizens to make a vital con- tribution in all Walks of life. Hotel ODQII Day and Night For Further Informati0n-Write- Cafe Wen 6 fl- m- to 8 P- m- DR. D. A. HIRSCHLER, President MRS. W. A. LARKIN i 39 l F. F. A. The Future Farmers of Amcriet is Ll national organi- vntion for farm boys studying voc.1tion.1l agriculture in the public schools. There are four degrees: Grecnhantis, Chap. ter llirmcrs, State liirmcrs, .mtl Amcritxm liirmers. l..ixt May the F, A, A, sponsored gi rural youth tiny for the eighth grade boys of this county. A fishing party was held in kluneg .i waxtermelou feetl in August. lu Oe- tober, the chapter was host to ll district lf. F. A. officer training xehool. They sponsored Al scrap drive, 11 grain and poultry show, and gave numerous programs. lioriy-nine members made up the Club. Officers for the club were: David XVillinnis, prcsidcntg Kenneth Al- bright, vice prcsidentg Myron Van Gundy, seeretaryg Ray- mond Fowler, treasurerg lfugene Farr, reporrerg .intl .lim slllll-LIS, sentinel. STAR GROCERY C. M. NVILSON Phone 41 Mitchell Delivery Service KUALITY KU P COFFEE Emporia Wholesaile Coffee Co. RED X PHARMACY J. J. KOWALSKI Meet your friends at our Fountain 624 Com'l Phone 6 THE TOPIC CAFE We Feed the Champions of E. H. S. 506 Com'l Phone 911 MEADOW GOLD Dairy Products Your Guarantee of Quality EMPORIA CREAMERY COMPANY 212 Commercial Phone 286 Emporia. Kansas i 41 J l Hi-Y This year thc junior and Senior Hi'Y,s were combined into one elub. The Sophomore and Junior-Senior Hi-Y's held joint meetings twice a month. They alternated the responsibility of the programs. The subject stressed by the speakers at the meetings in the fall was the Four Freedoms. A talk on the effect of the war on the present generation was given by Supt. Wi M. Richards. Mrs. Agnes Hayes, President of the Kansas VV. C. T. U., gave a talk on the destructive uses of alcoholic beverages. Talks were given on health problems and one program was devoted to the discussion of Camp Wotud. Besides the regular meetings the Hi-Y cooperated with the Girl Reserves in the Thanks- Sevcral "Fun Nights" and chili suppers were held dur- ing the year at the Y. M. C. A. The sponsor of the Sophomore Hi-Y was Mr. Alfred D. Smith, and the sponsors of the junior-Senior Hi-Y were Mr. Herbert James and Mr. John R. Willianis. Officers of the Sophomore Hi-Y were: president, David Greeng vice president, Hal McVeyg secretary, ,lim jackson, and treasurer, jim Price. The chairmen chosen were: program, jack Leakeg membership, Ralph Eastman, Bible study, Vernon Smithg world brotherhood, Pete Daniels. Officers of the junior-Senior Hi-Y were: president, Bob Riehterg vice president, Dick Hager, secretary, jerry giving, Christmas, and Faster programs. Thomasg and treasurer, Keith Crawford. Cutlery THW E S Hardware Radios A Sport Goods e.iaawsE.C.. Phone 1 0 5 E411 Girl Reserves OFFICERS livery girl in school is given tlie opportunity of bc- l'n'.viJ1'11l W ,, H , Y. l:RliDA AMLS longing to this organization. General meetings and com- m' Plvxiiferll ,,,,,,,, 1.1-,ILA LENVIS mittee meetings were held on alternate Wcdnesdqxyfs. Two St1'VL'ftl1'j' Y, , ,,,, TRLVA NlAl.LAkY Setting-up Conferences were held, one nt the beginning of I1'eux111'vr ,, , MARY Lou XVILSON lcfflflfiflllflf 011 1'f1,qi' 6-U E421 Hrs! Rau'-Shelton, Dell, Mitchell, Flowers, Rogers Swollil Rau'-Stewart, Stewart, Smith, Butler Burroughs Girl Reserves The Burrough Girl Reserves of Fmporia High School is an organization for the colored girls of the school. This year there were twelve members. Officers for 1945-44 were: president, Doris Butlerg viee president, June Dellq secretary, Arlee Stewart, and treasurer, Maxine Flowers. Josephine Ross headed the social and service committee, and Frances Ross was in charge of programs and publicity. Other members included Mary Lou Rogers, w,ill1ClI1lCILl Smith, Charlotte Shelton, Opal Hunter, and Norma Jean Stewart. Mrs. Frnestine Holt, our matron, and Mrs. Lois .laquith are sponsors of the club. The group met weekly with the programs planned to stress the three sides of the Girl Reserve triangle-Body, Mind, and Spirit. A Christ- mas dinner, planned and prepared by the girls, was given at the Y. W. C. A. The Mary Wltite rest room, a gift from Mr. and Mrs, XV. A. W'hite in 1922, is their own room, and the group has spent many happy moments there. It is a room through which the spirit of understanding of Mary W'hite lives on in Emporia High School. The Burrough Girl Reserves took part in the radio and assembly programs honoring the memory of the late A. Wlhite. Our heartiest Congratulations to the Senior Class-and our best wishes that the -future will bring to you everything that will make for your Zhappiness. It has been our pleasure to serve the Senior Class as well as the Faculty and the remaining student bocly of your fine high school during the past year. BROADVIEW HOTEL Elmer W. Siedhoff, General Manager tm 43: 15" A EQ' Airs K ff' ff!! rn .iff Industrial Arts The Industrial Arts Department, directed by George Moore and Robert Barrett. All of the boys had a share odle, helped with the settings of the two major plays, the in the work of the Stage Craft Club of which Bob was nper drive, and the decorations for the musical events. leader. XY'illi.im Finnerty was helpful as an assistant in l'wu of the outstanding students this year were Robert the night school classes. i441 X N Act Il MUSIC Band Orchestra Concert Girls' Glee Club Boys' Glee Club Girls' Glee Club Qucsrfet Sexfet Mixed Chorus X NY Band The lfmporia lligli School Band was Composed of S0 mtmbers this year and was under the direction of O. R. Parker. The Band has made over 30 appearances this year, they have played for several summer band Concerts on the lawn, for football games, three ,junior High assemblies, the ,lapantse Submarine, the -lfll Achievement Day program, for Senior lrligli assembly, for the liroadeast and for all of the home basketball games. Mary ,lo Rose was the drum major and the twirlers were Rosalie Askew, Delores Totsclie and Deann iliaylor. The following were nitnibers of the band: Clarinets! Mary llo Rose, lluddy Cietl, Charlotte ltlopwood, Xvanda Place, lone Coman, Xwillard jones, Doranne Snyder, Dorothy McMillan, ,lean ll. Attebury, Naomi kletty, Joan Smith, Mary Fowler, Colleen MeCfants, Nadine Gay, -loan Stin- son, Louise Held, XY'ilma Pennington, Mary L. W'ilson, Velma Doile, Pat lfaust, Marjorie XVamser, Shirley Lee, Adair Slioebrook, Deaun Taylor, Oboe-Robert Miteliellg Flutes-Louise Getl, ,loy llalinq Piccolo-'Nadine Noyes, Wayne Smith: Alto Cflarinet--liarbara Shafer, Catherine Roberts: liass Clarinet-,loanne Rainy, Laura Clark, Alto SaXoplione-Goldie W'hite, Richard Daniels, Marjorie Whig- ner, Delores Totsehe, Tenor Saxoplioneillat Tliolen, Pat Pliillipsg liaritone Saxophone-Bill Cocliennetg Bassoon- llaroltl Moore, Dorothy Noyes: Cornets+Donald Koons, Donald ltvans, ililieltla Askew, Henry Dick, Mary llovorka, lletly l,ary, Phyllis Ktisniatil, liob Tliolen, Cieraltl l.aCerte, Howard Kenner, Vfilliani Nienstedt, Hornsfllharles hlones, Rosalie Askew, David Green, Norma Kopke, ,lane Hanna, -lo Anna lliegleg liaritones--Norburt Pierson, Albert Rop- fogelg 'lirombonesf-Marion Plummer, Vernon lieattie, Keith Stafford, Kenneth Pohl, Mike Mears, Darrel Me- Dermed, liass-Ray Fowler, Carl Knouse, Donald Tlieel, Roy Corbin, Donald Kitts, Darrel Merwing Permissions- Donald l.uallin, Donald XValrafen, vl. W. Brinkman, Jeanne. l'oster, .leanne Lambert, Maurene Hawkins, Harold Morgan. Orien Dalley, head of the instrumental department at lfmporia State, took over Mr. Parker's duties the first of April when he left for the Navy. Compliments of J. C. DUMM FURNITURE C0. FORT JEWEL SHOP Diamonds Jewelry Glassware and China GARRISON MUSIC STORE COMPLETE MUSICAL SERVICE 715 Commercial Phone 2125 l46l Orchestra The High School Orchestra this year was composed oi' 60 members. Although the orchestra did not have as many duties as the band, this group made several appear- ances. The orchestra played for the school plays, for the broadcast, for the Christmas program and for the Com- mencement exercises. A violin trio from the orchestra was organized. The members were Barbara Shafer, Laura Clark and Jo Anna Riegle. Ione Coman was the accompanist for the violin trio. A dance band was also organized and played for most of the school parties. This group also played for many out of school activities. The members of the High School Orchestra: Violins-Laura Clark, Barbara Shafer, Marilyn Heath, Dorothy King, lfva I.ary, Mary j. Daily, Alice Swindt, -Io Anna Kicgle, Marjorie Hammer, Harvey Swint, Doris Xvag- ner, Roberta Maxwell, ,Iona Hungerfordg Cello-Margaret Montgomery, Beulah Smith, Bass Viol-Harold Moore, Bernice Owen, Flute--Nadine Noyes, Wayne Smith, -Ioy Hahn, Oboe-Robert Mitchell, ClarinetfMary .lo Rose, Bud Get7, Charlotte Hopwood, Adair Shocbrook, Xvillard jones, W'anda Place, SaXophone4Goldie W'hite, Kichartl Daniels, Pat Phillips, Pat Tholeng Cornets-Donald Koons, Donald Evans, Thelda Askew, Henry Dick, Betty Lary, Mary Hovorka, Howard Kennerg French Horn-Charles Jones, Rosalie Askew, David Green, Baritone-Albert Rop- fogel, Norbert Pierson: Trombone--Marion Plummer, Ver- non Beattie, Keith Stafford, Kenneth Pohlg BassfDonald Theel, Donald Kitts, Percussion--J, XV. Brinkman, ,leanne Lambert, Donald XValrafen, Harold Morgang Marimba- Maurene Hawkins. W'hen Mr. Ormond Parker, who has directed the or- chestra for the last IU years, left for the Navy in April, Miss Edith Bunch, elementary music supervisor, took over the direction of the string section which Hitt during the fourth hour. Two Good Names to Remember When Buying LIFE INSURANCE URBAN C. BROWN and JOHN HANCOCK LIFE Phone 403 Office With Warren Mortgage Co. f'In the Public Interest, Convenience and Necessity . . . " BANK TSW Emporia, Kansas MUTUAL KSN 601 Commercial SATISFACTORY BANKING SERV ICE i471 i . Xu ,- X - V...-.--....g,,. 5 Ifirxl Ron'-Steelsmith, Tompkins, Shirley, Selilup, Saffer, Reehle, Bailey Semrlfl Row-Smith, Price, Lealte, Kiene, Hover Thin! Row-Cannon, Donnellan, Schracder, Kemper, McGuire, Richter B ' GI CI B Boys' Glee Club is open to all boys in school and at present has twenty-seven members. They do not appear Boys' Quartet Remember the group that sang, "Comin' In On a XVing and a Prayerf, at one of the very first assembly pro- grams? Yes, it was the Boys' Quartet which was eom- posed of the four most outstanding voices in the Boys' Glee Club. Three of them are seniors this year so there will be a fine opportunity for the boys next ycar. much as a unit, but without them, the mixed chorus would not exist. Girls' Sexfette Since Helen Ramy was a mid-term graduate, there was quite a hustle to find a second soprano to fill in and keep up the good work. lt was not an easy job either, since there were several girls who tried out: but it was finally decided that Norma Smith should be the lucky one. Thanks to their very good director and accompanist, Miss Mary Alice Steelsmith, the girls' sextet had a most success- ful year. The three favorite songs of the year were as follows: "The Wcxmaii in the Shoe," "The British Chil- dren's Prayer," and "The Pledge of Allegiance to the Plagf, . ,MA ,J , For Commencement ,7 af aff! AS WELL AS FOR EVERY DAY y q A xl f In -1 Fine Stationery fyyf' Find it at ECKDALL at McCARTY's ' l4Sl Girlsi Glee Clubs This year, there are four Girls' Cvlce Clubs. The Pageant and helped to make it n success. Any girl i l number of members ranges from 16 to 43. All of the school can belong to these glee clubs and a full crtdt Girls' Glee Clubs took part in thc annual Christmas given for full time Work. Compliments RICH COAL COMPANY 4 517 Mechanic Roberts Leather Goods HU HE -'T D G S O D Luggage-Shoe Rebuilding Diamonds-Watches Gifts of Leather Phone 482 523 Commercial 414 Commercial Phone Compliments CROWN DRUG STORE F. STOP-SHOP-S AVE Headquarters for School Supplies 609 Commercial fowl Firsl Row-Ross, Held, Rowlands, Davis, Robinson, Clow, Herbst, Herbst Sr'r'011d Row-Ramy, Phillips, Blake, Walkinshaw, Fanestil, Heffner, Hahn, Askew Third Row-Miss Steelsmith, Brooks, Smith, Bond, W. Smith, Blake, Stehlik, Robinson, Foster Girls' Concert Glee Club The members of this organization are chosen from the different music classes especially for the quality of their ioices and their ability to carry their own parts. Since there is no activity period or any special time avilable for Mixed H3115 in the morning-and don't be latef' is a phrase which will linger in the memories of all fifty members of the Mixed Chorus. Plenty of practice, memorizing of words, and the splendid leadership of Miss Mary Alice Steelsmith has aided in putting over to an appreciative practice, it was all carried on outside school hours. This year's Concert Girls' Glee Club of 24 members was one of the best Iimporia High has had for several years. Chorus audience such productions as the annual Christmas Pageant, the musical part of the William Allen White pro- gram, several hits from the successful stage production, "Oklahoma," and many others. V n-A M , A lm as U01 k Act III ATHLETICS Girls' Gym G. A. A. Pep Club Football Basketball Q Girl Sports This year teams were organized in the gym classes These teams competed in after-school games. G. A. A. officers this year were Maxine Gunsolly, presidcntq Joan Anderson, secretary-treasurerg and Faye Key, sports manager. Miss Mildred W'e1ls, ll new teacher. was the sponsor. U21 Pep A yell rises-no, it's not the seventh hour class but the Pep Club practicing 11 new yell for the night's game. These enthusiastic girls helped win the victory with their mural and vocal support of the team. Every girl wliti was willing to give her support to lint Hi, especially at athletic events, was invited to join. Of- ficers and eheerleatlers were ehosen by the girls. This year's officers were Katherine Taylor, president: Pat Blake. vice president: Pegfyy llerhst, treasurerg and Nadine Ritlenour, secretary. Club Oli, yes, those Spartanettes vvlm were present at all of the games, whether football or basketball, to lead the chceriug were Challa Ireland antl Nvinnie Getz. Let us not forget those two faithful Spartans, Noiman xlkflxtltki and .lohn Rees, who added spice to the activity, lieineinher that snake tlanee at Sixth and Cotninereial? lfveryone arrived at the game with sore tliro.1rs, tired fee: and mountainous appetites. r l THE KANSAS SOX BEAN MILLS, INC. VOORHIES BROWNbilt SHOE STORE Smart Shoes That Fit l5?'l l l Football Faced with the difficult task of building a winning team around a nucleus of only three lettermen, the Spartan coaching staff consisting of Alfred D. Smith and Wfood llloxom, began uork this fall on a team which turned out a season of two victories, five defeats and one tie. The Spartans opened the season against the heavier and powerful Redskins from W'ichita North by a score of Zo to O. The Spartans were puzzled by the box formation which the Redskins used. The next game was a defeat by the Newton llailroaders, 27 to li. The Spartans then journeyed to Haskell, and were again defeated at the hands of the Haskell lndians by the tune of 27 to 0. The animal battle between the Trojans of Topeka and the Spartans saw the men of Troy come otit on top 26 to 0, lfmporia held the stronger Trojans 0 to 0 the first half but weakened in the final half. W'e gained our first victory of the season the following week at home, defeating the 111 Dorado eleven IS to 0. The Spartans took advantage of two costly fumbles and a blocked kick to pave the way to victory The game was played in a steady downpour of rain. lin- eouraged by the win over lil Dorado, Emporia High trav- eled to XVinfield to chalk up their second consecutive vie- tory of the season. The score was 24 to 6. The Spartans played their worst game of the season the next Friday los- ing to Salina 39 to 0. The Spartans were completely out- wtighed by the larger Maroons. The Spartans closed the season with a thrilling game with the Ottawa Cyclones. The score at the final gun 15 to 13. It looked as if lim- poria was on its way to a third victory, but the final quarter Ottawa scored two touchdowns. This year's team has been the lightest team at H. S. for a long time. ln spite of this disadvantage they used their speediness and "AH FOOTBALL Ifirxvz' Rou'ARobinson, Archer, Chapin, Ciladfelter, Payne, Frazier, Hager. SHYIIILI Knit'-liceble, llunt, Ramirez, Nlurphy, W. Jones, C. hlones. Tlfiril Iinu'-llloxom, Hufferd, Mitchell, Hall, Daniels, Smith, Kiene. alertness to overwhelm some of the foes. Some of lfmporia lligh's opponents turned out to be the strongest in the state. Although a tough schedule the Spartans played to the best of their ability. With eight letiermen returning lfmporia will be looking toward 11 brighter season next year. At the close of the stason the Spartan football team was honored by a banquet given by the limporia Chamber of Commerce. The highlight of the evening was a din HCI' speech given by "Phog" Allen, head basketball mentor at Kansas University. Coach Smith announced that Carl Knouse and Frank Mitchell were elected co-captains of the squad for the season of l NX'iehita North 'FG limporia 0 Newton Emporia 6 Haskell Emporia 0 Topeka Emporia 0 lil Dorado Emporia 18 Vfinfield , , Emporia 2-1 Salina ,,,, ,,,,,, , W , Emporia 0 Ottawa ,, , ,, Emporia 13 Opponent total ,, ,164 limporia total , 61 "ll" FOOTBALL lfirvf Rau'-Shields, Woodward, Campbell, Housley, Kunzc, Faneher, Greene. 85601711 Row-Smith, ll.trr, liastman, Price, Moran, Crimble. Smith. 'I'l1iril Kon'-liloxom, Veach, Hanson, McVey, Hoskins, Rodee, Smith. 5-1 1 l "AU BASKETBALL Firxf Rott'-Kiene, Payne, Archer, Knouse, Murphy, Hager, Smith Svvumf Kon'-Riondy, Gladfelter, Chapin, Jones, Richter Third Ron'-Moore, Kramm, Hall, Reese Basketball Only two veterans from last year's "A" squad re- turned this year to form the nucleus for this year's squad. Carl Knouse was back at his forward slot. DeKoven "Denny" Moore was back at the center position. During the season the Spartans won three while dropping fourteen. The lack of height of our players was a great disadvantage to our team, although the Spartans played .1 fast, sparkling brand of ball. Most of time the H. S.'s gave the crowd a thrilling and interesting game from the start to the final gong. Emporia High lost the opener by a close margin to Manliattaia High, 28 to 24. The game was nip-and-tuck until the final quarter when Manhattan pulled ahead to win the ball game. The first out of town game was played on a small court at Osage City. The hosts came out on top 37 to 24. The Spartans lost their second home game to McPherson, who used a tight Zone defense. The score was 45 to 24. Emporia journeyed to Topeka to play Highland Park on a small court which again proved to be a disadvantage to the Spartans. The Scotties came out on top 48 to 29 after the score being tied at the half 12 to 12. The Spartans traveled again to Topeka the following week to play the Trojans. Superior height of the Topeka squad again spelled defeat for the Iimporians. W'e dropped the game 43 to 22. Emporia, still in the losing eolumn, lost to the Cyclones of Ottawa 30 to 19. The Spartans ehalked up their first victory over Burlington, 38 to 22. Our I 55 team led all the way and made all kinds of tricky shots. Riding at the crest of a victory the Spartans traveled to Haskell only to lose in the last seconds of the game. The Indians edged out a victory 30 to 26. limporia held the favored Wyatidotte Crew throughout the game, only to lose 54 to 22. The smaller Spartans played a well, hard-fought battle, but eouldnit beat the NVyandotte five who had .1 great height advantage. The Spartans lost again on their home court, 28 to 21, to Osage City. This was a close game all the way. The next week we played a powerful team from Salina. The Spartans were completely Olli- classed by the Maroons defensively and offensively. The victors maneuvered a tight Zone defense which the Spartans couldn't crack and take shots. The score was S7 to 15. Emporia played Ottawa for the second time this season and were completely off and "cold," losing 42 to 26. After playing one of their best games of the season against Wygiii- dotte at home earlier in the season, the Spartans journeyed to Kansas City to take on the Bulldogs and were com- pletely outclassed 51 to 22. Emporia won their second game, 29 to 21, from Haskell. The game was close all the way until the final quarter when Iimporia edged ahead, froze the ball and chalked up victory number two. The next night we went to Manhattan to win our third and last game. The score was 37 to 31. The Spartans played good ball and their plays clicked throughout the game. To close the regular season, Ifmporia had their annual bat- tle with their rival, the Topeka Trojans. Topeka applying a new fast break offensive kept the Spartans on the go throughout the game. The visitors went home with vic- tory, 60 to 32. At the regional tournament at junction City, the Spartans drew Salina which had already played Ifmporia in the regular season. Emporia lost by a score of S6 to 32 although a much better than played at Emporia. At the end of the season Dicky Murphy and Carl Knouse were elected eo-captains for '44. 1 "A" IKIQSICRVII IIASKIQTBALL Iiiltif lillll'-RITULIIS, ,Ienst-n, Ifowler SITUIIAI Ron'-Sniitli, Kiene, Iiraum, Harr, Smith Sl'O'l'l.IGI ITS IN IIASKIQTISALL Altliough limporia lost mnvt of their games, they won their game at Nlanliattan, keeping a thirteen year record in whieh the Spartans have not loxt a game there. A jinx was broken with Ottawa this year as the Spar- tans lost their first game to Ottawa here in twelve years. ll. II. S. eagers spent New Year's live in Topeka hunt- ing a gas station to help one of our friendly jzmitors who took some of the players up to play Highland Park. The night of the Salina game here arrived and no basketball suits were available! Coach Smith had sent them to the laundry and they were finished 30 minutes before game time. After the game with Hasltell at Lawrence, the Spar- tans saw Kansas I.'niyersity play Oklahoma, only losing by a close margin Z4 to 25. All the players went to Topeka in ears except Archer, Moore antl Knouse, who agreed to ride the train. The train was late so the boys started toward home: on the way they noticed a Iinpeka ear parked in front of an lfmpnria cafe. They wtre lueky enough to receive a ride to Topeka antl arrived just before game time. And was Smith worried! ISASKICTISAII. SCHITDULIT--194-I Manhattan U28 Emporia 24 Osage City 37 Emporia 24 MeI'herson ,,,, 43 Emporia 2-I Ilighlantl Park , , ,,,,,, 48 Emporia 29 Topeka Y, ,43 Emporia 22 Ottawa 30 Emporia I9 Burlington , 22 Ifmporia 38 Haskell 30 Emporia 26 Wytiiidimtte , 34 Ifmporia 22 Osage City , N28 Emporia 21 Salina ,,,, 57 Iimporia I S Ottawa , 42 Emporia 26 XY'yantlotte , ,Sl Emporia 22 Haskell , ,21 Emporia 29 Manhattan , , ,,,,,,,,,,, 31 Emporia 57 Topeka 60 Ifmporia 32 REGIONAL TOURINIAMIQNT Salina ,,,, , ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,, ,,,, 5 6 Emporia 32 im 'tCcmfortab1e FURNITURE Breeds an Enviable ' TALITYH Reputation for HOSPI WINTER FURNITURE CO. 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O 2 A SHERWIN-WILLIAMS s"5"lfZlgfg"""5 17 West Sixth Phone 2099-Emporia I59l Gi rl Reserves CfiUllfil1lll'Ll from Page 423 each semester to plan for the activities of the organization. Cabinet meetings were held when necessary in the Junior High Cafeteria. The biggest money making project of the year was the annual magazine sale with a profit of Sl9S.07. Parties were given about once a month for the entire organization. Social events were given by committees whenever they wished to have them. At Christmas a blanket was given to the Heritage and toys were given to children. Fifty-three duffel bags were made and filled for the Wiiiter General Hospital in Topeka. Three dollars and forty-three cents was collected for the Milk Fund from the student body. The Christmas season was elimaxed by caroling at the hospitals, followed by a party in the gymnasium. In February Heart Sister NVeck was held. On Valen- tine's Day a party was held for the girls to get acquainted with their Heart Sisters. 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