Fairmont West High School - Dragon Yearbook (Kettering, OH)

 - Class of 1939

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6.42.4 fix 1 THE CRUISE of the F. H. S. Dragon 1 - 9 - 3 - 9 Fairmont High School Van Buren Twp. Dayton, Ohio THIS Cruise Book has been compiled by Jeanne Anderson, editor 5 Virginia Lowry and Earl Severs, business managers, Anne Starbuck, Babbette Martin, Wanda Smith, Marie Michael, Mary Ann Rauch, Robert Graeter, Ruth Potter, George Monnier, David Van Harlingen, associate editors, Helen Hartsock and Richard Somers, ad- visers. Many others have helped with this pro- ject which the staff hopes will picture life on The Dragon as the invigorating adven- ture of Fairn1ont's youth afloat. Dedication WE, the class of ,39, having sailed With the good ship Fairmont over the past years, stand on the gangplank and pause before going ashore. During our four years aboard We have seen horizons come and gog We have seen a bigger and better Fairmont being built. After being at part of the numerous changes during our cruise, We disembark with the sincerest hope that the Fairmont of tomorrow will have "smooth sailing." With the new music and shop addition under construction, We believe that it is germane to these changes that We dedicate our annual to Fairmont and her new horizons. Friends Ashore WAVING fond farefwells and loading the state- rooms with thoughtful provisions for the cruise are seen W. A. Driscoll, County Superintendent of Schools, Floyd Rasor, assistant superintendent and attendance officer, and the county board of educa- tion, Edgar Wilson, N. A. Shank, T. K. Prugh, Elgar Weaver and F. M. Staver. U Fairmont Parent Teachers Association President ....,..,. ,.....,,,.., M rs. Russell Young Mrs. Jack Hamilton and Vice President ..,..,,,..,........, Mrs. C. P. Ross Miss Helen Vogelsang ..,..... Hospitality Recording Secretary ....,....,...... Mrs. Widau Mrs. Hynes .......,.............................. Health Corresponding Secretary Mr. R. Whisler ....,................... Legislative Miss Laura Marshall Mrs. Geo. Crane ,.............. Membership Treasurer ........,.,........,...,.... Mrs. A. J. Poth Mr. Richard Somers ................, Publicity Executive Board: Miss Rachel Urick ,,..,... ..,................ A rt Mrs. Laub ..........,.. .,..., W ays and Means Mr. Clark Haines .............,.............. Music Mrs. Giele ..,................,.......,........ Program Mr. D. L. Barnes.. ................. Education Mrs. Schnorf ......,.....,... Council Delegate Mrs. Robert Michael ......,............ Welfare THE Parent-Teachers Association has stood by the 1939 Dragon cruise and thoughtfully provided many tokens of their interest for the passengers. Timely speakers have been presented. Mr. McCandless spoke on the problems of youth, Professor Slutz discussed vocations, Mr. Whisler conducted a round table on school legislative problems, Mrs. Bugbee talked on reading, and Mr. Whisler, Mr. Warner and Mr. Epps presented summer travel films. Open house and a spring style show interested and instructed many on cruise as to profitable things done by some of the passengers on the voyage. Provision was made to support many school activities such as the Purple Pow Wow, the Christmas Vester. Such loyal interest displayed by friends ashore is a large factor in smooth sailing for those aboard ship. The Stockholders BOARD OF EDUCATION E H. DEXTER G. L. ERNST RoY SPIVEY WILLIAM HENSEL Ross JONES President Clerk Treasurer Vice Presiderit THE school year which is fast coming to a close, has seen the completion of many projects for the improvement of buildings, grounds and equip- ment in the Van Buren township school system. The playgrounds at Pasa- dena and Southern Hills have been graded. A new stage curtain and new drapes for the windows of the auditorium have been installed at Dorothy Lane. The sidewalk and curb has been completed at Fairmont. The walls of the building at Fairmont have been made waterproof and the interior of the building has been redecorated. The P. W. A. projects at Pasadena and Fairmont are well under way. Four new class rooms will be added to Pasadena and should be ready for occupancy by September. Fairmont will have a new general shop and music department as the result of the successful eiorts of the board of education to secure a P. W. A. grant, plus a vote of the patrons of the township to match this grant for these additions. Much thought and study has been given to the develop- ment of these projects. Dr. T. C. Holy, in charge of school building planning at Ohio State University, Dr. Whitcomb, head of the industrial arts depart- ment at Miami Universityg Dr. Warner, head of the industrial arts depart- ment at Ohio State University, Professor Eugene Weigel, director of music at Ohio State Universityg Miss Edith M. Keller, music supervisor of the state of Ohiog have all given valuable suggestions and assistance in the development of our general shop and music department plans. These new additions .will be awaiting the students of Fairmont next Septem- ber. Progress toward the development of a curriculum to meet the needs of all of our pupils is being made. The Dragon, as the representative of the faculty and study body of Fair- mont, wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to our Board of Education for these fine new additions to Fairmont. The support that is always given the Board of Education by the patrons of Van Buren township, attests the fact gist our parents want a school system comparable to the best in the state of 10. Shipls Engineers THESE engineers of the S. S. Fairmont are seldom heard but often seen. Yet, behind the closed doors of the engine room, they repair the huge en- gines, and do their work with steady nerves and a clear mind. When the boat is in troubled waters or a "blowin' gale" they await their superior's orders and then speedily obey them. Among the numerous duties of this group are such things as discussing the ship's problems and deciding upon the exact course of the voyage. The passengers' difficulties, getting acquainted with each other, thefts, and un- comfortable quarters are thoroughly discussed by this council. Activities are carefully carried out by various committees which are appoint- ed by the chief engineer. One of the most important of these is the assembly committee which is composed of seven members: four engineers, two from the crew, and a leader which is the helmsman. This committee plans the numerous gatherings and talented passengers are chosen to take part in these assemblies. However, special lecturers and entertainers are often requested to perform. It is easy to see that the engineers play an important part aboard ship, so, smooth sailing, seamen, and may your engines always run smoothly. STUDENT COUNCIL er Dickinson, James Hartsock Nancy Britton, Richard Burns Saskowsky, Jeanne Warner Hunter, Charlotte Burkhardt Left to right-Jack Irons, Esth- Virginia Lowry, Walter Pres- ton, Joyce Glrissom, Walter David Baird. Absent-James The Admiral of The Fleet THE master of the Van Buren Line is a level- eyed, sea-faring man by the name of Barnes. He mans his vessel Well and no matter what his cargo he can be trusted to bring it to port in the best of shape. He has Weathered many a stormy gale and during a lull has pacifled mutineers, or fought pirates as they clamored over the rail and tried to gain the deck of his brig. Many a tale this salty codger can tell 'ere an hour is up. Although he is a man of duty, he often turns his command over to the Captain and staunchly walks towards the ballroom. This is an improvement over the old days and he likes this modern idea, for he loves music. Upon entering, he salutes Maestro Haines and in a pinch leads the orchestra With steady and efficient hands. Smooth sailing, Admiral, and may your ships sail on, and on, and on. The Captain of The F. H. S. Dragon THE Captain, J. E. Prass, is not to be forgotten. A finer mariner never sailed the seven seas. His calm understanding manner has quieted many a Wild billow and his strong hand has brought the DRAGON through the narrow- est of channels. His favorite cargo is education and he hauls it wherever he can. His friendly interest in those about him, and his deft, liberal Way of dealing with renegades has made him an admirable character among his sailors. Even those Who have been his ship- mates for only one voyage heave a sigh of sorrow on departure, While those of four voy- ages, who board another ship, Wipe the tears from their eyes as they Walk down the gang- plank to the dock. Before his smiling countenance, they Wave good-bye and shout "Bon Voyage," with trembling voices. A ship never had a better sailor, nor a sailor a better ship. MATHEMATICS HOMER VVAGNER, First Mate Successful navigators aboard our ship learn to read our sextants accurately through the varied mathe- matics courses available to us at Fairmont. We learn to rely upon exact knowledge to help us stay off of rocks and hidden reefs which we encounter on the voyage. ENGLISH LAURA KENNEDY The publication of the monthly ship's log has been taken over during the last semester by English stu- dents. This is only one of the many branches of English which are open to passengers aboard the S. S. Fairmont. ENGLISH CHRISTENA WAHL From six bells in the morning until three bells in the afternoon, classes in stateroom 103 are busy under- taking novel projects. Under such a system our imagi- nations are kept busy at all times. Students are active participants in panel discussions and various experi- ments to make English more interesting for everyone. ENGLISH LEAH FUNCK Entertainment on shipboard consists of class plays, an operetta, many interesting programs for assemblies and clever radio programs broadcast to the various staterooms. By including as many different students as possible in these activities, our passengers soon overcome all signs of "stage-fright." ENGLISH Ross VVAGNER Throughout the year in English We dock for a while here and there and interest ourselves in puppet shows, speaking, Writing and giving oral reports on hobbies and other subjects. All of these activities combine to give us a broader understanding of English in action. SOCIAL SCIENCE FRIEND COUSER The courses of the future are planned by the charts of the past. This is one of the first rules we learn in our history classes. By studying the mistakes of the past, the citizens of tomorrow hope to chart a better course. SCIENCE M1Lo HERR How much oil will it take to reach port? Our student navigators will be able to tell you this and other facts about their ship and the seas around them. They learn to chart their own courses aboard our ship under supervision so that when they captain their own vessel, they can pilot her safely through any "northwester." SCIENCE AND SOCIAL SCIENCE JOHN EPPS Science at Fairmont teaches us through actual ex- perience the value of a sound mind and good judg- ment. In our "lab" periods there is a close feeling of cooperation and understanding between the student and teacher. We feel sure that after finishing our course we can get into port in fairer weather. COMMERCIAL RICHARD SoMi:Rs Mr. Somers, the ship's printer, has charge of the several business education classes at Fairmont. Such studies as bookkeeping, business civics, and merchan- dising provide a substantial basis for spending our ducats wisely and keeping our accounts ready for in- spection. COMMERCIAL LAURA MARSHALL No ship can safely dock at port without the aid of her "tug-boats." Graduates of our business course have earned the security of a "tug" behind them. With this training they become successful stenographers. Their "tugs" are with them and their ropes are secure- ly attached. HOME ECONOMICS HELEN VoGELsANG Future sailors' wives, attention! Fairmont offers to all her students an excellent home economics course. Sail mending and mess hall duties are among the many phases of these classes. Home management and budget problems are made easy to students under the skillful piloting of Miss Vogelsang. PHYSICAL EDUCATION CHESTER WARNER Everyone knows that "normal crossings" are few and far between. No sailor or passenger relies upon such a passage and so provisions are made at Fair- mont to teach us the fundamental principles of health. Our health courses combined with gymnasium capital- ize on strengthening our bodies and preparing us for the worst squalls. PHYSICAL EDUCATION GLADYS POWELL Even if your ship doesn't come in first, remember that it's fun. Good sportsmanship ranks high among the requirements for seamen and during our gym- nasium periods we are constantly urged to better our- selves in this respect. "Gym', helps us all to become better sailors. INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND MATHEMATICS WILLIAM RAMSEY If you've ever had to abandon a sinking ship you will quickly realize the necessity of having well planned vessels. Mechanical drawing teaches students to plan and to understand plans of various structures. Being able to read plans enables us to know beforehand the kind of boat we are boarding. INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND SCIENCE LELAND HALL In the Fairmont shop boys are trained not only to build the many parts of their boats but to keep them in shipshape condition. The shop classes offer prelim- inary training for boys who hope to work in Dayton's many factories. MUSIC CLARK HAINES "Sailings" are fun! The band plays and streamers are thrown. The music department aboard the Fair- mont is exceptionally good. Students learn first to appreciate music in its many forms. Our choruses and band are in constant demand by organizations around Dayton, their home port. ART RACHEL URICK Our art course helps us to discover hidden talents. Having discovered such talents, the next lap of our voyage concerns itself with developing our "sea-legs" and learning to appreciate beauty and to create from our own ability. This branch of learning is very popu- lar on shipboard. LANGUAGE HELEN HARTSOCK Why not travel? If we have any doubt as to Where to go and what to see, the Fairmont counseling system assists us to plan enjoyable and educational voyages. Our counselors help us to plan itineraries which will lead to more profitable destinations. French and Latin also help us to understand the natives when We dock. OFFICE FLORENCE WETZEL As chief purser aboard the Fairmont, Miss Wetzel is always on hand With data about "Who's who on shipboard." Passenger lists are drawn up daily, statis- tics recorded, and schedule dificulties cheerfully straightened out. If' our passports aren't in order after our cruise, it isn't the purser's fault. LIBRARY MIRIAM WILSON The library aboard the Fairmont is located directly above the Captain's cabin. It contains 4000 volumes and 40 issues of magazines Knot all Waterproofj to keep the passengers in touch with the World. If in- clined toward sea-sickness, the passengers may satisfy their appetites by digesting texts taken in small bites or fiction taken in large chunks. THE SICK BAY DR. ROUTSONG During our gymnasium periods we learn to keep our bodies in good condition. This and our annual dental and physical examinations have taught us to benefit from the old sea chanty which says, "An ounce of prevention is Worth a pound of cure." Dr. Bartholo- mew, ship's doctor, was on board during the school year. Supplies for 1939 Dragon Cruise "YES, the hold has been fully supplied with everything that is agreeable to the passengers' tastes or likingsf' reported Captain Barnes just before sail- ing time. Included in the provisions are 7200 lbs. of potatoes, 1440 loaves of bread, 900 pies, 8000 lbs. of meat, 1440 ice creams bars, 720 boxes of cookies, enough to satisfy any passenger's sweet tooth, and 1700 gallons of soup. In case of an emergency We have provided for extra provisions. Also Purser Ernst has just announced a list of probably expenses of the forthcoming voyage which include S700 for equipment replacement, S460 for water, 95885 for electricity, S60 for gas, S965 for coal and about S900 for books to be used in the ship's library. But for the time being, forget the costs, just relax and let your mind Wander to your future destinations. THE GALLEY The Dragon is kept shipshape by our alert deck stewards, Robert Mitchell and Charles Grice, whose day's work includes everything from swabbing the deck to stoking the boilers and satisfying all the demands of the passen- gers with a smile. The mess hall is served by the chief cook Mrs. Hurst, assisted by Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Tanis, who turn out everything from Christmas turkey to liver and onions at the behest of the cafeteria manager, Miss Vogelsang. T l H I E a P E A S S E 1 N I G l E R E L I I i S Q T Y W 1 Senior Class Officers RICHARD BURNS, President Dick is president, 'tis true, But still a good friend to me and you. WANDA SMITH, Vice President Coal black hair, eyes that flash, Gay, vivacious, even rash. EVELYN SCHWEICKART, Secretary She's a pretty brown-eyed lass, All tests for friendliness she'll pass. KEMP PRUGH, T1'edsm'e1' Kemp is student number one, And besides, he's full of fun. JAMES TILLE, Sergecmt-at-arms Handsome, talented, a star athlete, As nice a boy as we care to meet. Sketch of Senior Voyage IN SEPTEMBER, 1936, the good ship Dragon, taxed to capacity with new Freshmen, set sail for Port Knowledge. In looking over our old log, we find that our present First Class Passengers distin- guished themselves quickly in many fields while on their 1936-1939 cruise. For example, Kemp Prugh took an immediate interest in school affairs and was elected secretary-treasurer of' his class, while Russell Young achieved quite a record by being elected class president for two consecutive years. Nancy Britton, while on her first trip, had the distinct honor of speaking over the radio from Columbus as a result of her high score in the Eighth Grade Scholarship Test. David Walther and Russell Young practiced long and diligently and soon became invaluable members of the F. H. S. Dragon basketball team. George Monnier and Robert Thygerson, our two cheerleaders, have undoubtedly helped our team with their resounding cheers. When Christmas rolled around, there was always a language class who volunteered to be angels though just for a day. The Ohio State Psychology Test proved that the First Class Passengers are not entirely lacking in brain trusters for Kemp Prugh, Nancy Britton, Marie Michael, Ken- neth Becker, Russell Young, Robert Yaus, and Richard Burns all placed above the ninety percentile. Latent acting, which heretofore had been subdued, suddenly found expression in the ship's plays. The debating squad, with senior members Paul Speelman, Jeanne Ander- son, and Kemp Prugh, reached the state finals in their first year of organization and competition. Fairmont was represented in the Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizenship Contest by Marie Michael who placed fourth in the county. Those who never are to travel on the F. H. S. Dragon again cherish fond memories of their first embarkation and wish all future passengers "un bon voyage." 'W xi fs ' DAVID ADAMS JEANNE ANDERSON WILBERT ANGEL EDDIE ASHENFELTER DAVID BAIRD ROBERT BAREFOOT RUTH BARNEY RICHARD BARNEY KENNETH BECKER HARRIET BELT EVELYN BILLINGS NANCY BRITTON Though teasing in manner, he's serious in thought And many a time his opinion is sought. Good humor, clear thoughts, are her traits, She writes, dances, reads, and debates. A gentleman in every sense, He has no fun at your expense. Seldom says a Word, not even a peep, But after all, still water runs deep. A likeable chap, Whols friendly to all, He's built quite manly, and is rather tall. Typing is his greatest joy, This shy and silent farmer boy. Ruth is quite a good sports' fan: She takes part in all she can. Barney throws a sizzling "pill", He Works hard and with a Will. In body he's small, in mind he's bright Which after all, is better than might. 7 Another such you'll never meet, In typing skill she's hard to beat. Faithful, silent, shy, sincere, Evelyn is always welcome here. Nancy has but one ambition, That's to be a good musician. ALDEN BROWN DARIUS CARLTON EUGENE CHANNELL MARGARET J. CLAYTON MARGARET L, CLAYTON JOSEPH COLOSIMO EDWARD DALTON IRENE DAVIS LILLIAN EKHART JUNE EWING GARLAND FANNIN JOHN FELLA Jolly, cheerful, full of fun, Always knows the latest pun. Darius has such lovely eyes, And a will that never dies. Quiet, shy, and plenty cute, Eugene plays a silver flute. An artist, honest, and sincere, She'll make the grade, never fear. Genial, patient, good, and kind, As true a friend as you can find. A connoisseur of all "spaget", He'll do anything on a bet. Lazy and carefree, but mighty fine, Give him a girl and he'll hand her a line. Irene has a southern drawl, Just hear the way she says, "You all." A charming smile, a pretty girl, Gave some fellow's heart a whirl. June is well informed, 'tis true, She's read our library through and through What a Gable he will make, When his shyness he does shake. In science John is really clever, He's never wrong,-well, hardly ever. GEORGE FREAD JEAN FREMONT EDWARD GARNER CARL GEIGER FAYE GLAUNER ROBERT GRAETER GEORGE GRAHAM JOHN HAAS WILLARD HANNAH IMOGENE HARDING EILEEN HARLOW ROBERT HILDEBRAND George can be funny and serious too, His "extemp" speaking surely will do. If Jean Wrote these, they'd rhyme much better In poetry she'll win her letter. Ed's headed straight for the road to success, With his pleasant smile and industriousness. Full of fun, a friend in need, Our choice, "Most likely to succeed." Faye's personality surely is "swell", We know by now that she is a belle. Modestly, with a willing heart, Bob has done the Annual art. George was manager of our team, Professional baseball is his dream. A horseman in the truest sense, His honor is his best defense. Steady, earnest, fine, and true, Always 'round when there's work to do. Genie likes to dance and sing, She gets along in everything. Sensitive at heart, she's gentle and kind, Her noble spirit has never declined. A farmer boy, a hunter lad, A better friend there can't be had. GRACE HIMES EVERETT HULL WARREN HULL MARY ELLEN JACKSON THELMA JONES MARJORIE KINZIG KATHRYN KOLB FLORENCE KUNZ DOROTHY LESHER VIRGINIA LOWRY ISABETTE MARTIN JOHN IVICCOLLUIVI Ambition "one" upon her list, Is to be an organist. Everett is an airplane fang And goes hunting when he can. Warren made himself a name, In our Football Hall of Fame. Cute and pert, and very snappy, Jackie always seems quite happy. Tee Jay is pretty, frivolous, and gay, And rates ace high in all sorts of play. Of dark troubled thoughts she has no fear, For she always keeps her laughter near. With lots of ambition, looks, and style, She'll make this old world worth her while Shy and quiet, but true to her friends, In her, modesty and honor blends. Lots of gayety, pep, and gog That is the Dorothy we all know. Virginia has a business headg This year's Annual staff she led. She's a jolly pal, and a loyal friendg Upon her chatter we oft depend. With his keen inventive mind, Some new theory he will find. ERMA MEHAFFEY DOROTHY MEIXNER CAROLYN METZLER TOM METZLER MARIE MICHAEL NELLIE MILLER BETTY MILLER GEORGE MONNIER JOHN PATTERSON JANET PETERS RUSSELL PORST PAUL PONTIS In dramatics shcis a peach, Her ambition is to teach. Dottie's happy, Winsome, sweet, Her big eyes are hard to beat. Very athletic is our "Sis"1 In women's sports she'll never miss. He likes to farm and play football, We'll miss him at the games next fall Marie a doctor great would be, She'll get there, too, just wait and see Sweet, kind, and demure, We'll not forget her, I am sure. Everyone calls her Magee Always happy-go-lucky is she. George likes girls-especially one. He likes to dance and is loads of fun He learns speeches, great and long, In quoting them he won't go wrong. Athletic and honest and sweet, One of the gayest you'd ever meet. Russ likes candid camera shots. Here at school we like him lots. He fixes cars and makes them run, But Just the same he has his fun. RUTH POTTER PAUL PRASS MARTHA ANN PRIDY ROBERT PROBST IRENE PROCUNIAR RALPH RANSDALL MARY ANN RAUCH IDA MAE REAL DOROTHY REICH TERESA RICE CARYL RIFFLE ERNEST ROSS Peg has pretty dimples, and such a lovely smile, Her charming personality is very much worthwhile Paul is blond, lanky, and liked by all. This year he starred in basketball. An earnest girl with a happy smile, She is true and steadfast all the while. When Bob comes by, the girls all stutterg He sets the feminine hearts a-flutter. Always willing, cheerful, helpful, Of her duty ever careful. A jolly boy, with a friendly smile, He makes things merry all the while. Neat in appearance, expressive of mind, Outwardly frank, inwardly kind. Nursing is her steadfast aim, In this profession she'll seek fame. Dorothy is always full of pep. With school activities she's in step. Teresa is a friend to all, Right on hand whene'er you call. To Caryl now we doff our hat. She types a test quicker than "scat," Ernie plays his drums so well, We know he'll never get the bell. EARL SEVERS CHARLES SKENES JACK SMITH ROBERT SMITH PAUL SPEELMAN ANNE STARBUCK RICHARD STRADER BESSIE STRAIT AVRONA STRUVE EVELYN SWADNER FAYE THOMAS ROBERT THYGERSON The spark plug of our Pineridge pair, In football too, he did his share. Charlie know his groceries, in more ways than one He's noted for his courtesy, but still is lots of fun. Jack's wide shoulders, full of power, Make the opposing linemen cower. What he doesn't know would fill a book, But he gets by on that innocent look. Paul's a trumpet swingster rare, The answer to a maiden's prayer. Her dancing eyes and happy smile, Keep us joyful all the while. Steadfast and true is our Dick, He takes the breaks without a kick. Laughing eyes and dancing feet, Here's a girl who's hard to beat. Reserved and quiet, with plenty of spunk, Never been known to fail or flunk. Shy and unassuming is her way, She'll do her part in all fair play. Jolly and gay, and everyone's friend, Her list of pals, it has no end. He's a talented red-headed lad, One of the best pianists to be had. DAVID VAN HARLINGEN Always willing to do a good turn, TEDDY VON GREYERZ DAVID WALTHER ETTA WARNER LOUISE WEAVER PAUL WHITE MARJORIE WIDAU ALEXANDER WORMAN ROBERT YAUS RUSSELL YOUNG BETTY ZELLER CLARENCE ZIMMER Dave is ready and eager to learn. Baseball is his greatest pleasure, As a pitcher he's a treasure. David's jokes they can't be beat, Even teachers think they're neat. You will find her smiling through, Never sad, alone, or blue. With quiet blue eyes and black hair, When it comes to skating, she's right there. All who know him very well, Think that Paul is simply "swell.', She has music in her lingers, and her disposition too She's a cheerful little lady, and is fascinating, too Alex is a charming lad, Often argues, but's seldom sad. He likes to write, he likes to box, He bravely takes the hardest knocks. In everything he tries to do, Russ will come a-smiling through. With a merry chuckle and twinkling eye, She's happy, congenial, and often quite shy. He never brags and never boasts, Our drummer's always at his post. DAVID ADAMS Class Sergeant-at-arms 45 In- tramurals 3, 45 Tennis 45 Ping Pong 15 Dancing 15 Band 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 2, 35 Dragon Staff 45 Hi-Y 3-4. N 5 , S . 1 ll 'V : il I J X- JEANNE ANDERSON Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Operetta 45 Junior Play 35 Hiking 15 G. A. A. 1, 25 Drag- on Staff 45 School Reporter 45 Debate 45 Long Beach Poly- technic School 2. WILBERT ANGEL Track 45 Intramurals 45 Fenc- ing 3, 45 Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3. EDDIE ASHENI-'ELTER ROBERT BAREI-'ooT Q i Intramurals 3, 45 Fishing Club 1. DAVID BAIRD Football 3, 45 Track 1, 2, 3, 45 Student Council 45 Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Ope- retta 45 Varsity F 45 Intra- murals 3, 4. RICHARD BARNEY Basketball 15 Baseball 1, 2, 35 Intramurals 3, 45 Horse Shoe 2. RUTH BARNEY Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 45 Fenc- ing 25 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Hockey 1, 2, 3, 45 Playground Ball 1. KENNETH BECKER Track 3, 45 Miami Scholarship Contest 15 Cafeteria Work 45 Archery Club 1. HARRIET BELT Operetta 35 Ping Pong 1. EVELYN BILLINGS Hockey 25 Folk Dancing 2. Senior Passports NANCY BRITTON G. A. A. 1, 2, 35 Student Council 45 Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Girl Scouts 2, 3, 45 Hiking 25 Operetta 35 Band 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 3, 45 Girls' Quartet 45 Miami Music Con- test 2, 3, 45 Oberlin Music Contest 3, 45 Chorus 35 Christ- mas Play 1, 2. ALDEN BROWN I Track 3, 45 Intramurals 3, 45 Operetta 45 Baseball Club 1. RICHARD BURNS Class President 45 Track 25 Intramurals 3, 45 Student Council 45 Assembly Commit- tee 45 Boys' Glee Club 15 Archery Club 2. DARIUS CARLTON Basketball 1, 25 Intramurals 3, 45 Ping Pong 15 Stage Hand 45 Glee Club 15 Student Council 2. EUGENE CHANNELL Intramurals 3, 45 Croquet 25 Band 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. N e 41 . A D MARGARET J. CLAYTON G. A. A. 45 Art Scholarship Contestg Knitting Club 15 Dancing Club 15 Art Club5 Decorating Committee 3. MARGARET L. CLAYTON Croquet5 Baseballg Hiking Club 1. JOSEPH COLOSIMO Intramurals 45 Christmas Play 1, 2. EDWARD DALTON Baseball 45 Intramurals 3, 45 Stage Crew. IRENE DAVIS Operetta 15 Hiking 1. LILLIAN EKHART Senior Scholarship Contest 4: Operetta 45 Senior Play 45 Purple Pow Wow 45 Dancing Club 2. JUNE EWING G. A. A. 2, 35 Dancing Club 1, 35 Hiking 1. GARLAND FANNIN Football 3, 45 Basketball 25 Track 2, 35 Intramurals 3, 45 Operetta 45 Baseball 2, 35 School-Kendallville, Indiana 1. JOHN FELLA Intramurals 45 Archery Club 15 Cafeteria Work 35 Stage Crew 1, 3. JEAN FREMONT Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Croquet and Dancing Clubs 15 Band 3, 45 Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 45 G. A. A. 1. X2 GEORGE FREAD Track 15 Intramurals 2, 35 Cheer Leader 15 Ping Pong and Baseball Clubs 15 Cafe- teria Work 2, 3, 4. EDWARD GARNER Intramurals 3, 45 Stage Crew 2, 3, 45 Cafeteria Work 4. CARL GEIGER Class Secretary 35 Ping Pong 25 Band 1, 2, 3,45 Hi-Y 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 2, 3, 45 Senior Scholarship Contest 4. FAYE GLAUNER Dancing Club 15 Social Com- mittee 25 Christmas Play 1, 2. ROBERT GRAETER Intramurals 3, 45 Hiking Club 15 Dragon Staff 45 Mailman 2. GEORGE GRAHAM Intramurals 45 Archery Club 15 Junior Manager, Athletics 35 Band. JOHN HAAS Football 45 Baseball 15 Intra- murals 45 Parker Co-op 3. WILLARD HANNAH Baseball 45 Intramurals 3, 45 Senior Play 45 Archery and Baseball Clubs 15 Christmas A Play 15 Minstrel 3. I . 4 'I A ff X x ROBERT HILDERBRAND Intramurals 3, 45 Baseball 1. GRACE HIMES Operetta 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 15 Ping Pong 25 Christmas Play 2, 3, 4. EVERETT HULL Football 1, 2, 33 Operetta 43 Baseball Club 1. WARREN HULL Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball 33 Intramurals 43 Operetta' 43 Baseball Club 1. 4 LQ 333' IMOGENE HARDING Basketball 1, 23 Operetta 3, 43 Junior Play 33 Cheer Lead- er 2, 43 Brookville 1, 23 Park- er Co-op 3. EILEEN HARLOW Ping Pong Club3 Dancing Club 1. - MARY ELLEN JACKSON Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 43 Ten- nis 43 Christmas Play 1, 23 Baseball Club 13 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Cafeteria Work 33 Band 2, 3, 4. THELMA JONES Intramural 1, 2, 3, 43 Tennis 3, 43 Operetta 3, 43 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Hockey 1, 2, 3, 43 Ping Pong 23 Dancing 1. MARJORIE KINZIG Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 43 Ten- nis 3, 43 Baseball Club 13 Christmas Play 33 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Operetta 3. KATHRYN KOLB Fencing 2, 33 Operetta 43 Dancing 13 G. A. A. 1, 23 Social Committee 33 School Reporter 3. 4 FEES X A gy':f' ,f,f A qi liftli' FLORENCE KUNZ Hiking Club 1. DOROTHY LESHER Basketball 43 Clubs 2, 33 Steele High School 2, 33 Swimming Club 13 Steele School Play 2, 3. VIRGINIA LOWRY Intramurals 1, 2, 33 Student Council 3, 43 Senior Scholar- ship Contest 43 Ping Pong 23 Cheer Leader 33 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Dragon Stai 4g Social Committee 43 Hockey 1, 2, 33 Girl Scouts 1, 2, 33 Christ- mas play 1, 2, 33 Girls' Glee Club 3g Minstrel Show 33 Tennis 3, 43 Junior Play 33 Assembly Committee 3, 4. BABETTE MARTIN Dancing and Ping Pong Club lg Dragon Staff 43 Library Work 2. JOHN MCCOLLUM Track 3, 43 Hiking Club 13 Band 2, 3, 4. DOROTHY MEIXNER Fencing 2, 33 Operetta 23 G. A. A. 1, 23 Dragon Staff 43 Hockey 2, 3, 43 Dramatic Club 13 Lincoln Junior High 13 Belmont Jr. High lg Ama- teur Show 23 Lincoln Log Staff 1. ERMA MEIHAFFEY Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Operetta 2, 3, 43 Senior Play 43 Declamation 4. TOM METZLER Football 1, 43 Intramurals 23 Student Council 13 Baseball Club 1. CAROLYN METZLER Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 43 Ten- nis 3, 43 Athletic Council 1, 33 Student Council 23 Operet- ta 33 Junior Play 33 Cheer Leader 2, 3, 43 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Social Committee 43 Base- ball Club 1. MARIE MICHAEL Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Dragon Staff 43 Ping Pong 13 Archery 13 Christmas Play 1, 2, 33 D. A. R. Citizenship Contest 4. BETTY MILLER Dancing 13 Baseball 1. NELIIIE MILLER Operetta 2, 3, 43 Hiking Club 23 G. A. A. 1. GEORGE MONNIER Class Secretary 23 Intramur- als 3, 43 Tennis 2, 3, 43 Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Junior Play 33 Senior Play 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Cheer Leader 1, 2, 3, 4g Dragon Staff 43 Social Committee 43 Dancing Club 1. JOHN PATTERSON Operetta 43 Jefferson Town- ship High School. JANET PETERS Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 43 Ath- letic Council 23 Student Coun- cil 13 Operetta 23 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Baseball 13 Christ- mas Play 2. RUSSELL POBST Band 43 Fairview High School 1, 23 Intramural 3. PAUL PONTIS Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Parker Co-Op 3. RUTH POTTER Class President 13 Class Vice President 23 Intramurals 1, 2, 33 Student Council 13 Sen- ior Play 43 Publication Club 1,23 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Social Committee 1, 23 Dancing Club 13 Assembly Committee 23 Dragon Staff 3, 4. PAUL PRASS Basketball 3, 43 Senior Schol- arship Contest 43 Ping Pong 13 Junior Play 33 Band 2, 3, 43 Orchestra 2, 33 Christmas Play, 1, 2, 4. IRENE PROCUNIAR Archery Club 13 G. A. A. 1. 23 Dragon Staff 43 Cafeteria Work 43 Christmas Play 1, 2, 3. Q MARTHA ANN PRIDY Ping Pong and Knitting Clubs 13 G. A. A. 13 Art Club3 Junior Play 33 Decoration Committee 3. ROBERT PROBST Senior Play 43 Social Com- mittee 43 Dancing Club 13 Minstrel Show 3. KEMP PRUGH Class Secretary 15 Class 'Treasurer 1, 45 Student Coun- cil 235 Miami Scholarship Con- test 1, 25 Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Operetta 45 Senior Play 45 Shuffle Board Club 15 Debate 4. RALPH RANsm-:LL Intramurals 45 Operetta 45 Hobby Club 15 Cheer Leader 25 Stage Crew 35 Fairview 2. J l MARY ANN RAUCH Senior Scholarship Contest 45 Dancing Club 15 G. A. A. 1 2, 35 Dragon Staff 4. IDA l1f1AE REAL Hiking 1. Dono'rHY Rr-:ICH Dancing' Club 15 Roosevelt 25 G. A. A. 2. 'l'i-:RasA Rich: Fencing 1, 2, 35 Ping Pong and Dancing 15 Christmas Play 35 G. A. A. 1, 25 Hockey 1. ITARYL RIF!-'LE Tennis 45 Fencing 2, 35 Ope' retta 45 Junior Play 35 Cheer Leader 2, 45 G. A. A. 1, 25 Dragon Staff 45 School Re- porter 35 Archery and Danc- ing Club 15 Christmas Play 1, 2, 4. ERNi:sT Ross Orchestra 1, Z, 3, 45 Operet- ta 45 Baseball Club 15 Band l, 2, 3, 45 District Band Con- test Zi, 45 State Band Contest Ii, 45 Miami Contest 3, 4. ff'Ullfl4IIlll'lI on page 542 Junior Class First row, left to right-Bluphord Adkins, Marianna Allen, Robert Allen, Eleanor Bauer, Charles Beard. Second row-Karl Bell, Robert Bendig, El- eanor Benner, Elmer Blocher, Eileen Boyles. Third r0wFCharlotte Burkhardt, Mildred Burns, Jack Cadot, James Clayton, Doris Cooper. Fourth row-Elmer Coppock, Dick Creager, Phyllis Dalton, Alice Daughters, Vir- ginia Davis. Fifth row--Glen Dean, Donald Deubner, James Dexter, Gretchen Eads, Robert Earlywine. Sixth row-Albert Fessler, Mildred Fiely, Marjorie Frazier, Clyde Fogle, Richard Gessaman. Seventh row-Ruth Giele, George Glander, John Glanton, Betty Greene, Joyce Gris- som. Eighth rows-Elaine Harding, Betty Heitz- man, Dorothy Hilliard, Joanne Hoefling- er, Laura Houck. Ninth row-Roy House, James Hunter, Paul Hurst, Isabel Hynes, Betty Jack- man. Tenth row-Jean Jackman, William Jack- son, Delores Jones, Dorothy Joyce, Mar- garet Keplinger. Eleventh 'row-Rex Kindy, Dorothy Kriet- zer, Ruth Mary Leatherman, Vincent Lehman, Gerald Liszak. President ...,,...,,.,. ...,. J oyce Grissom Vice President .,.. ,..,.. M ildred Burns Secretary ..,........., ..., D Wight Scully Treasurer ...... ,..,.,, R obert Bendig First row-Charlotte Littell, Martha Loy, Rosemary Manley, Dana McFall, Thelma Mercer. iq!'l'0iId row-Betty Messler, Ernest Miller, Mary Monbeck, Francis Morrissey, Eliz- abeth Motko. Third row-Edgar Nall, Raymond Nelson, Maxine Newsock, Betty Norris, Emma- line Nowlin. Fourth row-Kathleen Orth, John Peter- son, Alna Pontius, Leon Pooler, Virginia Prugh. Fifth row--Genevieve Recher, Betty Mae Rice, Roland Risner, Fred Sanders, Wil- liam Sauerman. Sixth row-Betty Schiebrel, DaJean Schnorf, Eugene Schommer, Mildred Schweikart, Dwight Scully. Seventh row-Dale Seekamp, Elizabeth Shropshire, Mary Simpson, Mabel Skenes, Raymond Sorrell. Eighth row-Norman Stachler, Joe Ster- ling, Frank Stilwell, Richard Stivers, Margaret Stone. Ninth row-Margaret Summers, Garnet Swankhaus, Edward Tejan, June Titus, Rosemary Trietsch. Tenth row---Jack Turner, Evelyn Vaughn, Virginia Warner, Mild1'ed Watson, Earl Wendling. Eleventh row-Talmadge Whiddon, Kenneth Whisler, George Wiesman, Howard Wood- son, Mary Ellen Young. Absenti-Irene Hetzler, Ivolue Rasor. aphomore Class v,'left to rightTJean allen, Betty rg, Lyle Baud, Salah Beatty Becker. Pauline Billings Harry Bitter rightman. 'ow-Edward Benton, Mabel Ben- 3 w-Mary Broedling, Elbert Brooks, 1 ' ' ' Brown, Wilmer Brunei, Paul -ow-Ruth Burris, Karl Castor, El- Cate, Marjorie Center, Edward 1 2.11. w-Delbert Cooper, Mildred Coop- ith Couser, Clifford Crane, Garnet ters. w-Floyd Dempsey, Keith De Veny, is Devers, Esther Dickinson, Doris ugh. row-Merle Fine, Helen Marie U y ood, Thelma Fuls, James Gaul m Gay. 'ow-Joseph Geis, Richard Glanton, m Gochoel, Audrey Graeter, Paul g. -ow-Fred Haas, Henrietta Haas, m Haas, Melvin Haley, Pauline y. Eugene Heck Carol Hensel Dick , June Kalter. row-Jacqueline Harding, Richard d it row-Robert Hoover, William 0 ' ' . , n, Gwendolyn Jones, Juanita Jones ella Jones, Keith Kesling. ent ,,...,,,,,..,.i. Walter Saskowsky 'resident ,,.,.,...... Pauline Hamby L ry .,,...,,... ..... R obert Hoover ,rer ....,... ,. Edward Klemm First row-Edward Klcmm, Jun Rita Mae Liszak, Beverly Lohn tha Lowe. Second row'-Esthermae Maeder, E Collum, Robert Michel, Madonn, Doris Mockbee. Third row--Marvin Naas, David Robert Nietcrt, Gordon Noble, Je ris. 1"01n'fh row-Eva Offner, Mary Pee ard Pontis, Walter Porter, Sue Fifth, I'U'lU-ViI'2'iHlk1 Potter, Walt ton, Ronald Rauch, Homer Rein Rose. Sixth row-Donald Ross, Louise John Ruppert, Margaret Russell rie Salyer. Sevvnlh r0w-Virginia Sanders, Saskowsky, Mary Ann Schletei Schwartz, Donald Shock. Eighth row-Alan Speelman, Marjc cer, Inez Steinbarger, Thomas Mary Suman. Ninth row-Elizabeth Swigart, Cla Tanis, Edith Tayloe, Dorothy 'I William Tharr. Truth row-Roger Tipton, Willia Schaik, Mari Jayne Walther, Whipp, Lorienna White. Eleventh row-James Wills, Eld, Wilson, Mary Martha Wilson, Wilson, Tursia Woodson, Catheri: me1'. Absent-William Piper, William B . l Freshman Class irst row, left fo right--Irma Ankeny, Ro- bert Appenzeller, Dale Barefoot, Ruth Barger, William Behler. econcl row-Marvin Bender, Redena Bock- oven, Jane Bolinger, Mary Borondy, Steve Bowermeister. hird row-Jack Bowsher, Lester Branden- burg, Ralph Brandenburg, Gene Brooks, Janis Brown. ourth row-Loren B1'own, Robert Brown, Shirley Burson, Edna Carre, Howard Carre. 'ifth row-Leona Castor, Walter Castor, Floyd Cooper, Eugene Coppock, Charles Cornett. ixth Row-Jack Donley, Anna Marie Dubs, Kenneth Earnhart, Maxine Earnest, Earl Ekhart. 'eventh row-James Esterline, Jane Fan- nin, Anna Marie Fisher, Pauline Fogle, Donald Fordyce. Iighth row-William Freeman, Gilbert Fre- mont, Paul Fritz, Dorothy May Fry, Max Gaskill. Jinth row-Eileen Gerdes, David Giele, Edythe Gochoel, Gene Graham, Walter Gross. 'enth 'row-Walter Haag, Gloria Haligas, Charles Hamilton, Donald Hamilton, Gurnie Harrison, James Hartsock. Wevcmth 'row-Alfred Hasz, Martha Hauer, Kathleen Hauser, Vera Hurst, Jack Irons, Hyman Jacobs. Fwelfth row-Joseph Jeffries, Marilyn Jen- kins, Dorothy Jollay, Lawrence Jones, Jack Kalter, Evelyn Keplinger. President ,,.. James Hartsock Vice President. ,....,.. Richard Rohr Secretary ...., ,..,.,.,.... D orothy J ollay Treasurer .... i ..... Donald Rohr First row, left to right-Lucille Kerns, .Z Kindy, Robert Kley, Robert Knox, Eile Kraft. Second row-Don Lesher, Dale Le V: Reva Little, William Malloy, Phyl Marker. Third row-Harold Martin, Harold li Cray, Harry McCray, Patricia McN: Marguerite Meyer. Fourth row-Nicholas Michael, Mary Ja Weller, Gregg Moore, James Mullen, D: Mullennix. Fifth 'row-Jack Murphy, Marie Murre Mary Frances Nall, Richard Neite Phyllis Peters. Sixth row-Harry Phibbs, William Procu iar, Don Pummell, Carl Reeder, Ow Rice. Seventh 'row-William Rish, Donald Rol Richard Rohr, Inez Roush, Betty Rui barger. Eighth row-Phyllis Ruprecht, Janet Sa kowsky, Ruth Schelling, Jerry Schiebri William Schweickart. Ninth row-Don Schweitzer, Richard S gui, June Shartle, Violet Skenes, Glor Speelman. Tenth row-Betty Spoon, Arthur Stansc Florence Stoff, Richard Suman, Rui Taylor, Virginia Tettman. Eleventh row-Robert Underwood, Mai Wallace, Jeanne Warner, Warren We bourn, Robert Wells, Betty Wise. Twelfth row-Ruth Wolfram, Nathani g . . .U Worman, Geoigiana Wright, Jacob Z1 mer, Wilma Biederstadt, Roland Hasz l 1 Senior Play SENIOR PLAY CAST OF CHARACTERS. Herbert Kalness, Kemp Prughg Robert Kalness, Robert Thygersong Elizabeth Kalness, Erma Mehaffeyg Martha Lou- ise Weaverg Herbert Kalness, Jr., Robert Probstg Alice Kal- ness, Anne Starbuckg Andrew Goodrich, Russell Young, Amy Lawrence, Ruth Potter, Jim Lawrence, Willard Hannahg Mr. Goodrich, Robert Yausg Mrs. Goodrich, Lillian Ekhartg Mr. Havens, George Monnierg Mrs. Havens, Evelyn Schweich- art. ECEMBER 2, the lights grew dim as the cur- l tain rose on the family play, Big Hearted Herbert, which centered around Herbert Kalness, a self-made man, who loved his family dearly and worked hard for them, but forgot that children do grow up. His daugh- ter became engaged to a "young upstart," and Mother had a dinner to celebrate. Herbert, upset over the income tax, had a tantrum that even his devoted wife could not excuse. So the next evening when Herbert brought Mr. Havens, who was his best customer, and Mrs. Havens home to dinner, assuring them that the Kalnesses were just plain people, he found his wife had made things "plain" to the "nth" degree. After a plain dinner served in the plainest of ways, Herbert realized that a few of the "fol-de- rols" of life were desirable. In the final riotous scene, Herbert was made to see that his family would be more happy and cooperative if he were more of a father and less of a tyrant. Mr. Haines directed the swing band in novelty numbers between acts. Miss Leah Funck was in charge of the entire production. CAST OF CHARACTERS Mrs. Grace Morrison ..........,..,.........,..,....,.........,........... ........,..., R uth Giele I Junior Morrison ...........................,.....,...,..,.,..,,..,. .,..,.. ......,..... D a na McFall Patricia Morrison ......., ,..,.......,.. M ildred Burns Laura Morrison ....,...... ...,..... R osemary Trietsch Conrad Tyler ,..,.....,.. ................ R obert Allen P1 Fred Morrison .....,... ...,......., J ack Turner ay Lenore Appleby ....... ........, I volue Rasor Tommy Caler ....., .... .....,.... J a mes Dexter Jethro Appleby .....,.......,......... ,...... .,,..., K e nneth Whisler Beatrice Tyler ...,..,,.....,......,.....,,.....,....,,.,............... ........,.., E mmaline Nowlin PRIL 14-"Ready backstage! Curtain going up!" And up it went! Ruth Giele, a mother, went into her act, helping daughter "land" the catch of the season and overseeing the first shave of her only son, Dana McFall. It was wonderful to see what that cast did about "Heart Trouble." Father seemed to understand it best, as Jack Turner tried to outdo Judge Hardy in supervising the family love affairs. Poor Father! He paid fifteen hundred dollars for an automobile which he drove about a thousand miles, while the rest of the family drove it twenty thousand. Junior thought the Morrisons were a two-car family, but Father decided to put the brakes on car driving and reckless spending of hard-earned cash. After the final curtain, the audience decided that "heart trouble" could be whole-heart- edly enjoyed, and Miss Funck felt it had left her Wiser, but not sadder. The Message of The Star Presented as a Christmas Vesper Service December 18 Fairmont Assembly December 21 WHIO Broadcast December 22 Reader A A AA .,,..., AA A ..,.... ,,.c AA AA e.,, A A Paul Prass Joseph AA AA AA AA AA A AA AA AA AA A Tom Sturm Mary A AAAAAAAAA AAAAAAA A A A AAAA A A A A A A A Gretchen Eads Wise Men AA A A Frank Stilwell, Kenneth Whisler, Robert Allen Attendants AAAAA A AAAAA James Hunter, Edward Benton, Dwight Scully ShepherdsAAA AA AAA. Ed Tejan, Robert Bendig, Karl Bell, Donald Shock Roman Soldier AAAAAAA AA AA A A AAAAA A AAAA A A A A Lyle Baird Rabbi A AAAAAA AA A AA AAAAA A A A David Walther Women A A AAAAA AA AAAA AAAA A A Betty Messler, Mary Simpson, Laura Houck Angels AAAA AA A Jean Allen, Betty Greene, Phyllis Dalton, Mildred Burns Trzwnpeter AA AAAA A A AAAAAAAAA AAAA A A A AA A AA A A Keith Kesling Stage AAAAA AAAAA A AA AAAAA AAAAAA AAAA A J ames Dexter, Miss Urick, Mr. Hall Pageantry and Script AAAAAAAA AAAAAAAA A A A AAAAAA AAAA AAAAAA M i ss Hartsock Costumes AAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAA A AA AA AAAA Miss Vogelsang String Qnartctte AA Ruth Giele, Jeanne Warner, Eugene Channell, Marjorie Widau Music A AAAMassed Choruses directed by Mr. Haines and Paul Speelman Ship Auditorium N THE calendar for the '39 Dragon Cruise, frequent assemblies are listed. Fairmont 0 travelers are given information on current problems such as the bond issue to add the shop-music wing, on European situations by Mr. Moore, on temperance by Mr. Guinn, and the lady with the boomerang. Entertainment features include travel talks, music from swing to college choir, court scenes, radio skits, and 'tpepf' Then inspiration is afforded by the challenging thinking of Dr. Slutz, the Christmas and Easter messages. Such Fairmont maties as comedians Severs and Tille, tapping June Koors, versatile Dave Walther, musical Paul Speelman, often appear to lighten the day's routine. ORCHESTRA Marjorie Widau, Ruth Giele, Betty McCullom, Eugene Channell, Betty Rice, Dorothy Kreitzer, Georgianna Wright, Jean Warner, Peggy Russell, Alan Speclman, Nancy Britton, Carol Hensel, David Giele, Jean Rose, Walter Porter, Clara Mae Tanis, Keith Kesling, Carl Geiger, Don Ross, Gerald Liszak. Dperetta. HE voyage of the Good Ship Fairmont was temporarily threatened by pirates in February. With Mr. Haines as generalissimo for the evening, Miss Funck as the dramatic producer, and Mr. Hall and Miss Urick as manufacturers of synthetic rocks and waves, the mixed chorus, girls' chorus, and orchestra tripped through some Gilbert and Sullivan ditties in The Pirates of Penzance. Romantic interest was furnished by the duty-bound Frederic, played by John Glanton, and the beautiful Mabel, Caryl Riflie. Paul Speelman made a debonair pirate king, while Dana McFall was a villainous looking henchman. The conquerors of the pirates, Who finally saved the ship, were led by Earl Severs as major general and Clyde Fogle as captain of police. June Titus, Lillian Ekhart, and Jeanne Anderson as the major general's daughters added beauty and melody to the play. The girls of the chorus were lovely in picturesque gowns and tiny hats. The boys alternately threatened and offered questionable aid as royal police. For the orchestra this was the first and most important undertaking of the year. They bravely set out early each morning in order to practice before school. Later on they played for the junior play and worked hard on the program numbers. This year Fairmont had a more complete instrumentation in its orchestra than ever before. A viola, two cellos, and a string bass augmented the violins in the string section. This wide variety of instruments is rarely found in a high school group. Ship Band HE most popular entertainers on the ship were the band. They were also the most wddehftravekd of the voyagers Before starting the '38-'39 trip they held a practice on August 30. Following this, they bade farevwdlto last year udth the Flnr concert Early in the voyage they were invited to play in the suite of Mr. Larsh. Soon after this pleasure jaunt they settled down to earnest practice for the football games. With two new drum majors Hstruttin' " their stuff, a larger and better uniformed band than ever before, and sorne nevv niarching tricks fnnled out of the lung by Claptain Iiarnes and Director Haines, they put on a fine show at every game. A young blizzard on Thanks- ghdng day just chaHenged thenlto do betUu'than ever On September 28, they marched in the Northwest Ordinance Sesquicentennial Parade. No one of the musicians will forget that hike, and especially Ernest Ross who put on a super show with his drumming. Two other downtown marches were the Armistice Day and Ride of Ihrnes parades.IkH in alL Blain Street savv a lot of these hardy tooters With Winter here the band settled back for a long vacation tthat's what they thoughtj but BHr.IIaines kept puHing newfcards out of his Meeve after every last quarter note Fdrsh they started vvork on their contest aiul prograni nurnbers.'These vvere pre- sented at the Montgomery County Teachers' Institute and at an exchange concert with Trotwbod IHgh School On February 19, Fairmont's band opened music week with a concert at the N. C. R. schoolhouse.Tinsxvaszzdeckkxlhonor,to wdnch they responded xvnh their very best effort. They also welcomed Eileen McCoy, '38 singing alumna, as guest soloist. In March they sailed to the music contests at Miami. Although they waited to per- forrn untillate in the afternoorr they received a superior rating in CHass B. Since there is no state band competition this year, the district contest marked the end of this type rf wodc The renunnder of the year was spent working on prograniinnnbers hn'the spring and sunnner concerts.'Fhey took their Hnaltrek to Cincinnatito hear the.Arrnco band. BAND Firsl ron'-Jean Rose, Walter Porter, Betty Parks, Marjean Holt, Anna Marie Dubbs, Carol Ilensel, Eugene Channell, A1'thur Stansel, Mary Wallace, Dorothy Hilliard. Sceonrl rowfWilliam Gochoel, Eleanor Bauer, Loren Brown, Albert Fessler, Betty Altenlwurg, Clara Mae Tanis, John McCollum, Esthermae Maeder, Doris Eshbaugh, Dwight Scully, Paul Prass, Nan- cy Britton, Dana McFall, Elbert Brooks, Kenneth Whisler, Margaret Russell. Third row--Jane Bolinger, Virginia Sanders, Henrietta Haas, Thelma Fuls, Carl Geiger, Keith Kes- ling, Paul Speelman, Alna Pontius, Elda Jean Wilson, Marjorie Widau, Robert Thygerson, Rita Mae Liszak, David Adams, Marilyn Jenkins, Frank Stillwell, Russell Young. f'vUllI'fl1 row--Robert Appenzeller, Jean Fremont, Donald Hamilton, Jack Kalter, Russell Polist, Joseph Jefferies, James Wills, Mary Ellen Jackson, William Tharr, Donald Ross, Mr. Clark Haines, Wil- liam Freeman, Gilbert Fremont, Fred Sanders, Alan Speelman, Ernest Ross, Clyde Fogle, Jack Murphy, Gerald Liszak, Garnet Daughters, Donald Deubner, Paul White. Absent-Edythe Goehoel, Leon Pooler. CHORUS First row, leff to righi-Alden Brown, Lillian Ekhart, Paul Speelman, Eleanor Benner, Raymond Sorrell, June Titus, Earl Severs. iql'f'fUlfI rowglinogene Harding, Elaine Harding, DaJean Schnorf, James Tillc, Caryl Ritfle, Robert Yaus, Faith Couser, Elmer Blocher. Tlzfrd row-Nellie Miller, Rosemary Trietsch, Jack Turner, Jeanne Anderson, Joyce Grissom, Betty Schiebrel, Dick Herold, Mary Monbeck. If'ourflz ron'-George Glander, Katherine Kolb, Dick Gessaman, Grace Himes, Kemp Prugh, Fayi Thomas, Warren Hull, Thelma Jones, Everett Hull. Fifflz ron-fDana McFall, Louise Weaver, Garland Fannin, Ralph Ransdall, Dolores Jones, Roland Risner, Maxine Newsock, Earnest Ross, Dorothy Joyce, Jack Smith. Simflz row-'John Glanton, Kathleen Orth, Dale Seekamp, Rosemary Manley, David Baird, Eleanor Bauer, Leon Pooler, Margaret Keplinger, Clyde Fogle, Erma Mehaffcy, James Clayton. ziIISt'Ilf--'Cll2l1'lOttQ Burkhardt, Thelma Mercer, Raymond Nelson, John Patterson, Bill Sauerman, Eu- gene Schommer, Ivolue Rasor, Bessie Strait. Chorus FTER having completed the job of thoroughly frightening the passengers of the ship with the Pz'rafes 0fI,f?7l.Jf17lCC, the mixed chorus started work on the Music Festival music. The two numbers that were to be sung, The Shcpherdess and Bless Thou the Lord, O My Soul, presented quite a problemg but the chorus started working very dili- gently and on March 18th journeyed to Oxford, to give the judges a chance to compare them with others. They upheld the honor of the school by bringing back with them the highest rating possible-a superior. This enables them to appear again at Columbus for the State finals, for the third straight year. The chorus went to the neighborhood churches, Beavertown United Brethren and David's Reformed, for their annual concerts. The small octavo octet ensemble sang two programs at Southern Hills U. B. Church. Four days following the district festival, the chorus put off in their rowboats for the trip to Columbus to sing for the Music Federation of Ohio. We were honored by being the only high school chorus on the extensive program. While we were there, we Walked over to the State Legislative Building and sang for the Governor, who seemed pleased by the gesture. Swcolzzl row, Sflllldlllg-RlCll3l'Cl Rohr, Les- G-irlsl G-lee Club AVING escaped the clutches of the bold pirates, we sail to an island inhabited by a group of beautiful maidens. This is the girls' chorus. Two weeks before the Dis- trict Music Festival these maidens decided that they would like to attend. They made the trip to Oxford and brought back the rating of excellent. These girls showed the best spirit of any group in the festival. The girls' glee club is one of the preliminary programs of the mixed chorus. These girls will next have opportunity to sing in the varsity chorus. Their classes are mainly for instruction. Boys' Glee Club HIS year Mr. Haines put out on a new exploration trip and discovered the boys' glee club. This is the newest musical organization in the school. They provided the Indian War Dance for the Purple Pow-wow. They sang the pep songs for the Xenia Central football pep assembly. They collaborated with the mixed chorus and girls' glee club to sing the Christmas Cantata. They learned the operetta music with the view in mind that they would have had experience in reading the scores next year when they be- come part of the varsity chorus. All this was done the first semester. The second semester was devoted to a regular routine. Monday was devoted to learn- ing the rudiments of music. Tuesday they applied these fundamentals to different songs. Wednesday was their fun day with the boys bringing in different instruments to play. Thursday was devoted to the study of music of the B. C.'s and the A. D.'s. Friday was the discussion of current events pertaining to music. The favorite songs of these boys were songs of the plains, and songs of sleepy people. This is also a preliminary program of the mixed chorus. GIRLS' GLEE CLUB First row, left fo right-Phyllis Wilson, Pauline Fogle, Kathleen Hauser, Florence Cornyn, Shirley Burson, Phyllis Peters, Dorothy Jollay, Beverly Lohnes, Char- lotte Littell, Alice Daughters, Margaret Summers, Marjorie Frazier, Evelyn Kep- linger, Madonna Miller. Seconrl row-Marjorie Salyer, Sarah Beat- ty, Inez Steinbarger, Helen Crouch, Mary Frances Nall, Ruth Wolfram, Eileen Boyles, Julia Topiah, Jean Jackman, Betty Mae Rice, Mildred Watson, Mary Suman, Juanita Jones, Esther Dickin- son, Emmaline Nowlin. BOYS' GLEE CLUB Firsi row, Icff fo right-Donald Rohr, Wil- liam Schweickart, William Rish, Ralph B r a n d e n b u rg, Robert Wells, Steven Bowermeister, Harry Phibbs. ter Brandenburg, James Hartsock, Wil- liam Johnson, Donald Pummell, William Malloy, Walter Preston. Third ren'--Donald S c h W e i t z e r, Homer Reich, Arthur Kindy, Lawrence Jones. Contest Participants ON MARCH 17th, the Dragon music director, Mr. Haines, took shore leave at Miami University and presented for the passengers of other liners, a group of ensembles and soloists to be criticized by the passengers. The first selection, which by the way, was presented to the passengers before they were quite awake, was a trumpet solo by Paul Speelman. He was voted a rating of excellent. The next number was a bass clari- net solo played in an enchanting style by Nancy Britton. She was voted a superior by the audience. Peggy Russell was warmly accepted as she played a very difficult number. She also was given a superior. Next came our drummer, Ernest Ross, Who completely outshone the rest of the drumm-ers to really earn his rating of superior. The horn quar- tette, given a warm reception, partly because it was composed of four pretty girls, re- ceived a high rating. Last, but not least, came the bass quartette, which played a very modern selection and was given the highest honor obtainable, a superior. Girls' Quartette F OUR of the girl band members "barber-shopped" some songs on a bus one night and Mr. Haines promptly formed them into a girls' quartette. With Doris Eshbaugh tak- ing the high notes, Nancy Britton the low, and Peggy Russell and Clara Mae Tanis the in-between, the quartette presented groups of songs at several school festivities. The P. T. A. and a school assembly were the first to hear them. Following this they sang at the Purple Pow-wow and for the Trotwood program. Perhaps their biggest event was singing at the County Hi-Y Conference in January. They also sang over the ship's radio. It was not an SOS call, but the morning devotionals. Since there was such ready response to this popular organization, our next ship's roster will include many such groups. We understand from the purser that in our new music quarters dozens of quartettes, trios, etc., will greet the call "All ashore that are going ashore" and entertain friends at our various ports of call. 1939 SCHEDULE Jan. 996-Fairmont negative de- feats Xenia O. S. S. O. Home at Fairmont. Jan. 27 -Fairmont affirmative de- bates Wayne High of Butler County, non-decision. Jan. 30"-Fairmont adirmative de- feats Oakwood at Oakwood. Jan. 30"-Germantown forfeits to Fairmont negative team. Feb. 6"'-Fairmont affirmative defeats Xenia Central High at Fairmont. Feb. 7 -Fairmont aiirmative loses to Wyoming High at Wy- oming. Feb. 7 -Fairmont negative los- es to Fort Thomas, Ky., at oming. Feb 17 -Fairmont negative feats Oakwood at Oakwood. Feb. 23M-Fairmont affirmative DEBATE TEAM defeats Marysville at Fairmont. , Feb' 27-H+-Fairmont dI'aWS a bye Jeanne Anderson, Kemp Prugh, Ruth Glele, Mary Ellen Young, Mr. Ross placing them in the State Quar- Wagner, Paul Speelman, Dorothy Hilliard. ter finals. Mar. 13M-Fairmont negative los- es to Lima Central High at Co- lumbus. " The Ohio Speech League Debates. H' The Ohio Speech League Tournament Debates. Debate ?IOY, my hearties!! For the first time in the history of the good ship Fairmont, the popular deck sport of debating has been enjoyed. Members of the teams debating the question, "Resolved, That the United States should establish an alliance with Great Britain", were Kemp Prugh, Jeanne Anderson, Ruth Giele on the affirmative side, with Paul Speelman, Dorothy Hilliard, and Mary Ellen Young on the side of the negative. Soon after the debate group was organized, Fairmont entered the Ohio High School League. The approximate 100 schools that are active in this league are divided into 23 districts with approximately 5 schools to a district. A mighty cheer went up from the decks when it was learned that our rivals of Oakwood were present on our list of maneu- vers. Also present were Germantown, Xenia, and Xenia O. S. S. O. Home. After several hard fought battles of Words, Fairmont came out on top in the district 6 and the winner's trophy, a beautiful cup, was presented to them. From here on we entered the State competition along with 23 other teams, only to be forced into port during the State quarter finals, when we were defeated by Lima Central, last year's State champions. Plans are already being made for the next year's competition and Fairmont has high hopes since three of this year's debaters will be aboard again, Ruth Giele, Dorothy Hil- liard, and Mary Ellen Young. There are also many new applicants for the team ready to enter the new debate class next year. 39 Professors On Leave EMALL group of savants regularly congregate on the upper deck to pur- sue their research at a stated hour each day. This group feels that even on a voyage time may well be spent in academic learn- ing. What are inhibitions? What general crossed the Alps and how many feet do centi- pedes have? These and similar queries have been asked unceasingly of our patient passengers on shipboard by our traveling professors from Fairmont High School. This most learned assemblage of voyagers consists of David Baird, Eugene Channell, Alexander Wor- man, Russell Young, Paul Pontis, Virginia Lowry, Carl Geiger, Paul Prass, Betty Zeller, Nancy Britton, Anne Starbuck, David Van Harlingen, Mary Ann Rauch, Kemp Prugh, George Monnier, Jean Fremont, Marie Michael, David Walther, Jeanne Anderson, Erma Mehaffey, and Kenneth Becker under the direction of Mr. Homer Wagner. This past year has been spent in preparation for entering college C15 by reviewing some mathematics, science, history and other subjects, f2J by studying some of the various types of colleges. The efficiency of this review was tested by the senior scholarship test given through- out the state on April lst, and will be further tested next fall when some of the pas- sengers embark on their voyage at college. Ship Bulletins THE monthly Dragon has been edited by various groups on shipboard this year. The first semester the regular Dragon staff with Miss Hartsock and Mr. Somers functioned. The February and March issues came out in attractive form through the Sophomore English classes under Miss Kennedy's supervision. Miss Funck and class offered April breezes, and Miss Wahl and the Juniors rounded out the year with news past, present, and even future predictions for the Seniors. Throughout the year the art work was well cared for by Gregg Moore and David Giele. Service of Counsellors TUCKED in a tiny cabin just across from the radio station the Dragon has installed a new service for the passengers. Mr. Prass, Mr. Ross Wagner, and Miss Hartsock are available every day for individual conferences, for planned groups to discuss ques- tions of vocations, for shore leave for special visits to fields of industry, and for plans to chart future navigation at Fairmont and college. This service was inaugurated to supplement the class and home room help given by all the crew. Tugboat "Hi-Y" Christened September 28, 1938 Owners and Advisers ....,,.,.,. . ....., Mr. E. F. Couser and r. Ross Wagner M Captain tPresidentJ ...... . .e,e. ,... . ., ,,.,,,., e,,,,. .e..,,., ..., . , ,.... J a mes Hunter First Mate CVice Presidentl .,..,. Second Mate tSecretaryD s.,. . Third Mate tTreasurerJ .. Dale Seekamp George Monnier .. David Adams AHOY, Maties! Our job is to help the Liner Dragon safely into port. Remember, Maties, when we first slung this tug together on September 28, 1938. and took on new crew members on October 19? Say, and didn't those poor people, who received those big baskets of food for Christ- mas appreciate the liner's help? That was some Christmas present. Blow me down, can't you still see that young Mr. Guinn, whom we had as a speaker from the Tugboat "Allied Youth," telling the passengers all about the bad effects of alcohol upon the body. He's one of the cleverest lubbers I've ever seen. Avast, wasn't that a "terrible" large crowd of boys at the County Conference on board the liner. There were some mighty convincing speakers there. Just think, Maties, our tug took the trophy for that gathering. We're going modern though, me hearties, for none of you lubbers would let me do my hornpipe jig at that Hjitterbug dance" we had on February 21. We surely did have the cafeteria decorated in striking fashion, though. It was very "r0mantica1." The following Friday we gave that nice, shiny cup to the Dragon Liner's team for beating the Oakwood Liner in basketball. Captain Hunter has done a mighty fine job of piloting the tug this trip. If the Liner needs any help on the next trip, all she has to do is "blow her fog horn four times-clean speech, clean sports, clean scholarship, and clean living." H I-Y .. ..-..- .. ,L First row, left to right-Ed- ward Klemm, Frank Stil- well, Dwight Scully, David Van Harlingen, Robert Bendig, David Adams, Dale Seekamp, George Monnier, Alexander Wor- man, John Glanton, Jack Turner, Kenneth Whisler, Robert Thygerson. Second row-Mr. Ross Wag- ner, George Wiesmann, Robert Smith, James Dex- ter, Russell Young, James Wills, George Glander, Ed- ward Tejan, Carl Geiger, Donald Whipp, Paul Prass, Norman Stachler, David Walther, Fred Sanders, Mr. Couser. Girl Scouts ON THE cruise of the Good Ship Dragon was a group of twelve passengers intent upon trying to help other people and having a good time. They were the Girl Scouts, under the leadership of first-mate, Miss Gladys Powell. At the port of Southern Hills, the group was increased by seven landlubbers, Betty Norris, Ruth Wolfram, June Kalter, Patty McNab, Ruth Taylor, Esthermae Maeder, and Doris Mockbee. This brought the group to a total of nineteen girls. They promptly elected Jean Allen as their captain. Going ashore at Dayton, the group had many special events planned for them. They were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Britton for a most enjoyable Halloween party, and a scav- enger hunt. They also went to the Dayton Public Museum for a treasure hunt which provided lots of fun for all. Joining with the other Scouts of Dayton in the annual cookie sale, they sold loads of Girl Scout Cookies to every one on board the Dragon. Leaving Dayton behind, the girls busied themselves in their leisure time with wood carving, woodburning, and molding with clay. They turned out many novel figures and pictures. l Arriving at the port of St. Elizabeth around Christmas time, the girls went carol- ing at the hospitals to spread a little Christmas cheer. They came away feeling very happy about the whole thing. Over the blue waters they sailed 'til they docked at Pasadena. The group, taking shore leave, went to the home of Mrs. Powell to partake of a covered dish supper, then back again on board the Dragon that night. Onward and onward they sailed until at last, Morrow, Ohio, was reached. Here the group spent the week-end roughing it in the Girl Scout cabin. During the week-end the girls went on a wild-flower trip. They financed their stay at the cabin with money made on a gigantic paper sale held before the cruise. Worn out after the strenuous week-end, the girls were willing to rest and just enjoy themselves the remainder of the cruise. So ended a perfect cruise and once more they became merely landlubbers, returning to Fairmont just in time to get things ready for the annual Girl Scout Fair. 4-' GIRL SCOUTS Left to right-Dorothy Tettman, Rita Liszak, Nancy Britton, Dorothy Hilliard, Isabel Hynes, Betty Greene, Doris M 0 c k b e e , Esthermae Maeder, Miss Powell, Jean Fremont, Betty Norris, Jean Allen, Pat- ty McNab, Betty Alten- berg, Henrietta Haas, June Kalter, Ruth Wol- fram, Ruth Taylor. Absent-Sue Poth. l D E C K S P O R T S The Dragon Marines HE Fairmont football liner sailed through another successful season under the superb captaincy of Coach "Pop" Warner. The Dragon eleven won only three out of nine games, but they established themselves as an important team of the Miami Valley League. The Dragon's backfield was riddled by injuries and ineligibility. Instead of a veteran backfield, only Bill Sauerman of the 1937 players had reported for duty. The Warner- men soon lost Sauerman because he was injured in the Sidney game and was out of the Marines for most of the season. He also received a broken wrist on the opening kick- off in the Oakwood-Fairmont game. Eligibility rules kept Melke, Risner, and Creager from helping the Marines. The Dragon team lacked a veteran lineup and speed, but in other departments it was equal to some of Fairmont's "great" teams. Fairmontonians are proud of the boys who car- ried the '39 Purple and White to victory or disaster. The Dragons set sail on a nine-game schedule by crushing Vandalia Butler, 27-0. The Dragons started off the first quarter by rolling up a 13 point lead, which was never lost. On October 6, Sidney's Yellow Jackets sent the Dragon team down to a 7-0 defeat. FOOTBALL Firsf row, Icff fo right-Paul Gueltig, Clifford Crane, Walter Preston, Marvin Bender, Robert Hoover, David Baird, William Procuniar, Lyle Baird, William Van Schaik, Robert Neitert, Fred Haas. Second row-Jack Smith, Jack Turner, Garland Fannin, Joyce Grissom, James Tille, Robert Bcnrlig, Tom Metzler, William Sauerman, Earl Severs, David Walther, Robert Allen, Robert Smith, Elmer Blocher, Warren Hull, Dale Seekamp. Third row-George Glander, Tom Sturm, Talmadge Whiddon, James Hunter, James Dexter, Francis Morrissey, John Glanton, James Wills, Donald Whipp, Joe Sterling, Alexander Worman, Paul Hurst, Homer Reich, David Van Harlingen. l"0NI'Ul rowfBluphord Adkins, Robert Knox, Robert Brown, Owen Rice, Jack Irons, James Mullen, Dale Le Van, Jake Zimmer, Richard Glanton. Absent-Jack Donley. --if I me n I s-Lc.W. as l l The game was well played, neither team being able to gain much until the last quarter when the Sidney fullback let loose a pass from the Dragon 30 yard line to the left half- back, who raced across the victory line. At Miamisburg and Xenia, the Dragons offered stiff opposition but Fairmont dipped her colors to Miamisburg as well as to Xenia, 12-6 and 26-0, respectively. The Pirates of West Carrollton offered little opposition to the Dragon second team, which won easily, 12-0. This was the Warnermen's second victory and it left hope in everybody's mind that the Marines would come through successfully. On October 28, the Dragons lost to Troy, 13-6. In the first half of this game, Fairmont completely out-played and out-gained Troy but the Trojans came back in the last half with blood in their eyes to crush Fairmont. The Piqua Indians also downed the Dragons, 29-0. At Greenville, the Marines sailed to their Iirst M. V. L. win by defeating the Green Wave, 26-7. Tom Metzler was the sensation of the game by racing fifty-six yards for a touchdown. On Thanksgiving Day, the Fairmont eleven met Oakwood for their 14th annual game. The game was played in zero weather, snow and ice. The Lumberjacks mastered the weather and won 13-0. Many punts and fumbles featured the game. The standing of the Fairmont-Oakwood games are Fairmont 6 and Oakwood 4, with four tie games. The Fairmont Dragons will lose seven letter men by graduation this year. We are sorry they are leaving but there are other fellows who will step in to fill their positions and uphold the Dragon's Purple and White. Warren Hull was elected to the position of honorary captain by the Fairmont players. I-Ie was also elected as the most valuable player and received a gold football award from the Dayton Journal-Herald. So three cheers to Warren and the boys who carried the Dragon's do or die spirit. 1938 Football Statistics Fairmont Opponents First Downs ,.....,,,...,,.......,.......... ........ 6 4 80 Yards gained from scrimmage ,......., ,.,.. 8 49 1524 Yards gained forward passing ........,... ,.... 6 82 428 Punting average from scrimmage ......,... .,... 2 8 30 Yards lost by penalties .......,....,...,..,..,. ..,.. 1 00 285 Number of fumbles ............. .,... 2 7 16 Own fumbles recovered .....,.......,..,......,.......,.,.. 17 7 LETTERS AWARDED: Robert Allen, David Baird, Lyle Baird, Robert Bendig, Elmer Blocher, Garland Fannin, Joyce Grissom, Robert Hoover, Warren Hull, Tom Metzler, Walter Preston, William Sauerman, Dale Seekamp, Earl Severs, Robert Smith, Jack Smith, James Tille, Jack Turner, and David Walther. BASKETBALL Left fo righf-Russell Young, Jack Turner, Mr. Epps, James Wills, Fred Haas, Robert Allen, Robert Michel, David Walther, Joyce Grissom, Cliford Crane, Kenneth Whisler, David Van Harlingen, Roland Risner, Tom Sturm, Fred Sanders, William Sauerman, Edward Klemm, Dale Seekamp, Walter Preston, Paul Prass, Elmer Blocher, Richard Gessaman, Robert Smith, Robert Bendig. Basketball HE 1939 Basketball Schooner, under the direction of Coach Johnny Epps, came through their tough schedule in shipshape fashion. The Eppsmen won eight out of twelve games. Although there were four defeats to mar their record, we still say "Or- chids to our 1939 Basketball Squad and their fine leader." The Dragon Quintet shoved off to a flying start by defeating Springfield Public, 20- 15. This was the second year that Fairmont has beaten Springfield in the opener. The Epps Schooner encountered no trouble in sending down Chaminade, Wilming- ton and Parker Co-op in order. By these four victories the Fairmont team became one of the strong teams in the M. V. L. The Dragons sailed to Sidney for their first game of the new calendar year. Here they suffered their first defeat, 27-16. They were soon back in their place, though, by beating Miamisburg Vikings, 35-13, the following week. Big Paul Prass scored as many points for Fairmont as the entire Viking team could score for Miamisburg's blue and white. The Fairmont Schooner then met Xenia, Troy, and Piqua, losing all three games. Greenville was downed with little trouble, 34-20. Prass again led the quintet, scoring fifteen counters. The Fairmont Dragons ran into considerable trouble in defeating Oakwood Lumber- jacks, 32-28. This was a very fast and rough game but the Dragons revenged their 13-0 football defeat which Oakwood gave them last fall. The score at the half was 20-15, in favor of Oakwood. Dave Walther started clicking and put the Dragons ahead. In the last four minutes of play the crowd went mad as Fairmont was ahead by six points. When the gun went off it sounded like thunder had broken loose in the Fairmont cheer- ing section. Prass and Risner shared eighteen points evenly. Fairmont lost to Springfield Public, 18-16 in their only game in the Sectional Tourna- ment. Neither team was able to crack the other's defense, thus resulting in a low score. The game lasted 2 overtimes. Lanky Blond Paul Prass led the Dragon attack this year. He was one of the M. V. L. high scorers, collecting a total of 118 points, about 9 points a game. He was selected cen- ter on the M. V. L. all star team. Dave Walther, who played part of the season with a badly sprained ankle, was given honorable mention on the All State Team. Sauerman and Grissom were fine defensive men this season. The other fellows on the team were dependable to carry on the Dragon attack at any time. Good luck to Johnny and the Basketball Schooner when it sets sail in 1939-40. BASKETBALL SEASON RECORD RESERVE SCORES Fairmont 20 Springfield 15 - - Fairmont 26 Chaminade 20 Falrmont 15 Sprmgneld Fairmont 26 Wilmington 14 Fairmont 12 Chaminade Fairmont 42 Parker Co-op 16 , . i Fairmont 16 Sidney 27214 Fairmont 16 Wilmington Fairmont 35 Miamisburg 13" - Fairmont 16 Xenia 32,5 Fairmont 26 Parker Co-op Fairmont 45 Brookville 14 Fairmont 19 Sidney Fairmont 16 Troy 20" , n ' Fairmont 15 Piqua 25... Fairmont 16 Miamisburg Fairmont 34 Greenville 20" Fairmont 19 Xenia Fairmont 32 Oakwood 28 Fairmont 23 Brookville TOURNAMENT Fairmont 16 Springfield 18+ Fairmont 33 Troy LETTERS: Bob Allen, Bob Bendig, Joyce Fairmont 19 Piqua Grissom, Paul Prass, Roland Risner, Dale Seekamp, Bill Sauerman, Bob Fairmont 23 Greenville Smith, Jack Turner, Dave Walther, and Russ Young. ' Fairmont 18 Oakwood Won 8, lost 43 tied for fifth place in Miami Valley League. 'League games. 'l'Overtime. Won 6, lost 6. TOvertime. FRESHMAN BASKETBALL Coach, MR. RICHARDS Fairmont 8 ..... .....,,.4.4A,....4.,.,,. . . .,......A, .. Miamisburg 9 Fairmont 20 ..,....,A ..,..... M iamisburg 19 Fairmont 26 ,...,i..., ..... . . Centerville 27 Fairmont 25 ...,,, ..,,..,. O akwood 19 Fairmont 20.. .,..... ,. ..,,,, Wilbur Wright 29 Fairmont 8 .,....,... ..,,,i,,......... . . .4.,......,.... Oakwood 15 Fairmont 19 .,.... ..........,i......., i....., ,......... W i l bur Wright 11 Won 35 lost 4. NUMERALS: Robert Knox, Donald Rohr, William Rish, Marvin Bender, Robert Underwood, Kenneth Earnhart and Steve Bowermeister. Intra-Mural Sloop THE Fairmont intra-mural sloop sailed through another successful season under the captaincy of Mr. Ramsey. More than seventy boys were on deck to send their teams through a rough and tough schedule. The team from Harshman proved their superb basketball ability by sailing into first place in the intra-mural league for the second straight year. S. H. Flashes tied for first place. An elimination tournament followed the regular schedule With Harshman winning the tournament. Beavertown and Harshman battled it out at an assembly, the latter winning 25-24. The game was very well played, although rough. It was anybody's ball game up until the gun sounded. Harshman, the intra-mural champions, played the Oakwood champions as a prelimin- ary game at the Oakwood-Fairmont fray. Harshman proved no match for the Oakwood team and were easily beaten, 22-13. It was Big Paul Prass who led the scoring for the "First Ten" but Little Bob Thy- gerson was high scorer on the intra-mural sloop. Thygerson connected for a total of 75 points. Charlie Beard and Bob Hilderbrand were close behind with 63 counters each. It is hoped that two leagues may be organized next year with two buildings being used for the Saturday morning intra-mural program. The seventh, eighth and ninth grade boys would then form one league and the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades the other. HARSHMAN INTRAMURAL WINNERS Charles Beard, Robert Hilderbrand, David Baird, Lyle Baird, Dale LeVan, Jack Irons. Won Lost 2 W Harshman ..,.. ....,. 7 Flashes .......,...... ....,. 7 2 Dorothy Lane .,.... ...... 6 3 Wildcats ........, ...... 6 3 Beavertown ......,, ..,... 4 5 Pasadena ....... ...... 4 5 Fliers ........... ...... 4 5 Wagner ...... ,..... 3 6 Freshmen ....... ...... 1 3 Huberville ......, ...... 0 8 James Hartsock, David Giele, John Giele, Instructor Fencing THIS spring, fencing moved into its fourth consecutive year at Fairmont, with Wilbert Angel, Jim Hartsock, and David Giele com- prising the team. Practice matches will be held with various high schools and with the Y. M. C. A. foil team. The members of the team plan to enter the City Individual Inter- scholastic Tournament, and also hold a round- robin to determine the school champion. Because Angel was the only member who had any previous fencing experience, emphasis was placed on knowledge and execution. Both Hartsock and Giele are freshmen and will aid greatly in building up a strong team next year. This year fencing was under the instruction of John Giele, former captain of the first Fairmont fencing team. Fairmont Track LACK of veteran material forced Coach Warner to concentrate on building skills during the early part of the track season. Of those who reported for duty, Severs and D. Baird are the only letter men out. Others out for service are Stilwell, Tille, Walther, Allen, J. Glanton, Gessaman, Grissom, Burns, and Yaus. Although there will be many squalls to weather, the Dragons are cruising toward port with prospects for a profit- able and successful voyage. April May 18 21 26 28 6 10 12 17 19-20 24 1939 TRACK SCHEDULE Chaminade ,... Wilmington Stivers .....,. Xenia ........ . M. V. Osborn Bath Open Beavercreek District Meet Open .University of Dayton .Here ,..,.Here .. .There ......,,Xenia .There Here Sports for Women - - G-. A. A. HE sports for women on deck are directed by the G. A. A. under head-stewardess, Miss Powell. In the fall the cruiser stopped at port Fairmont where hockey was the main feature. A ship from Eaton brought some Eatonians down to have a game, but much to their surprise they were washed overboard. Luckily they had their life-savers fastened securely and were brought safely to shore for a nice peaceful game of volley-ball in the ship's gymnasium. At nights the Fairmontonians on the cruiser went ashore to see the football games. Hot dogs, candy and coffee were sold to those poor shivering people to thaw them out. The cruiser Dragon plowed the stormy seas carrying the Senior girls to challenge Eaton in a cheerful game of basketball, during the winter-time, and there the Dragon- ettes proved themselves to be victorious. During the voyage the Round Robin Tourna- ment was played. This consisted of six teams and each team played five games. The second period sophomore health class came out on top with a percentage of .800. Before leaving for shore the fifth-period seniors defeated the juniors in an elimination tourna- ment in an assembly on the lower deck. While others were ashore the freshmen provided a successful play-day in the ship's playroom for the incoming freshmen of '39, Christmas and Valentine parties were given in the cafeteria on the second deck. Monthly business meetings were held in the head- stewardess' cabin to discuss business matters. Members of this crew earned points by attending these meetings. Other stewardesses who helped to make the Women's sports on this cruise a success were the president, Ruth Barneyg secretary, Dorothy Tettman 3 treasurer, Avrona Struve. G. A. A. Loft fo right-AVirginia Potter, Pauline Billings, Marcella Jones, Jean Allen, Ruth Barney, Marjorie Kinzig, Betty Norris, Elaine Harding, DaJean Schnorf, Dorothy Joyce, June Koors, Mary Jane Walther, Evelyn Brown, Esther Dickinson, Phyllis Dalton, Mary Martha Wilson, Betty Schiebrel, Jean Norris, Miss Powell, Dorothy Tettman, Isabel Hynes, Sue Poth, Jacqueline Harding, June Kalter. Athletic Council HE Athletic Council has charge of all deck sports on the ship. On this board we tind the captain, the pilot, the first mate, a member of the board of directors, the coaches. and one passenger from each deck, appointed by the port watch. About five meetings are held during the cruise. Ofiicers are elected early on the voyage. It has been the cus- tom in the past for the president to be a first class passenger, the vice president can be any one in the council and the secretary-treasurer is the first mate. He keeps records of the money coming in and pays all bills. The officers elected take charge immediately and discuss the budget which allots a certain amount of money for each sport. The council also settles the admission to be charged at games. After each season of sport the letters to be awarded are voted. If the coaches think requirements for letters should be higher or lower it is discussed and voted on. Approving of games outside the Miami Valley league, appropriation to music fund for services of the band, extra equipment, such as a blocking machine for foot- ball, banquets to be given, all such questions are presented to the council. Discussions get very hot at times but never so hot they can not be cooled down and all part friends when leaving the meeting. Our ship regulations are somewhat like our government. There is a representative from each group so that everyone may know what is going on. Per- haps that helps account for the popularity of all deck sports at Fairmont. ATHLETIC COUNCIL Earl Severs ,,,. Presizlenf Miss Powell .. .Vice Presidenf Mr. H. Wagner Secretary Evelyn Brown, William Sauerman, Shirley Burson, Mr. Barnes, Mr. Ernst, Mr. Prass, Mr. Warner, Mr. Epps, Mr. Ramsey, Mr. Haines, Miss Powell. ATHLETIC COUNCIL Left fo righf-lVIr. Epps, Mr. Warner, Mr. Haines, Mr. Ramsey, William Sauerman, Mr. H. Wagner, Earl Severs, Mr. Barnes, Miss Powell, Evelyn Brown, Shirley Burson, Mr. Prass, Mr. Ernst. Baseball WITH nine lettermen returning from last season's team, which Wound up the sea- son in a blaze of glory, Coach Ramsey expects to have practically a whole team comprised of veterans. The lettermen who return from last year are: Bill Sauerman, catcher, Teddy Von Greyerz, pitcher 3 Bob Smith, Bob Bendig, Charles Beard, infield- ersg Dick Barney, Warren Hull, and George Weismann, outfielders. Along with these there are several outstanding "Rookies" on whom Coach Ramsey is depending. Due to building activities the team will be handicapped as they cannot play any games at home and consequently will play all their games on foreign soil. Golf CITY League Tournament matches provide serious competition for the Fairmont Golf Team during the present spring season. Getter was lost by graduation from last year's team, and Don Shock, sophomore star and No. 1 man on the squad, will be unable to compete because of scholastic deficiencies. Rex Kindy and Robert Thygerson from last year's team, along with several newcomers, are upholding the usual high standing of Fairmont in the strong City League, and the annual Miami Valley tournament scheduled in May. Interschool matches with Miamis- burg and Franklin have also been arranged by Mr. Somers and Mr. Epps who are acting as team advisers for the team this spring. Tennis THE 1939 team started practice during the latter part of March with positions chosen in early April. Worman and Whisler were ceded their respective places from the year before. The other fellows reporting for tryouts were Thygerson, Adams, Prass, Monnier, McFall, Klemm, Walther, Suman, Rohr, Murphy, Johnson, Worman, Hamilton, Zimmer, Geiger, Lesher, and Whisler. Those in the first seven places were Worman, Whisler, Prass, Thygerson, Adams, Rohr, and Klemm. The team was coached by Mr. Haines. 1939 TENNIS SCHEDULE Apr. 12, Wednesday, Oakwood, there 18, Tuesday, Miamisburg, there 21 Friday, Wilmington, here 24, Monday, Miamisburg, here 28, Friday, Xenia, there May 6, Saturday, League Match, Troy 10, Wednesday, Oakwood, here 16, Tuesday, Xenia, here STROCK'S suiiicu AATAA SERVICE 2320 Far Hills Ave. Oakwood ous Ph0l'lC Wa. 0193 DAYTON SCHOOL of Compliments 104 EAST THIRD STREET of GA Modern School jbr Modern Needsv DRUG STORE SPECIAL SUMMER CLASSES COOL ROOMS Excellent Lighting Exceptional Office Machinery PHONE AD 2872 H H B P id 2520 Far Hills Ave. WA. 2131 OWARD . ECK, resz ent Best Wishes To The Class of '39 from FAR HILLS CLEANERS DAYTON'S TREAT Z 0 N A R S ' C A N D Y FOR ALL OCCASIONS Wholesale Confectione 219 West Third Street Senior Passports fContinuedl EVELYN SCHWEICKART Class Secretary 43 ClaSS Treasurer 33 Senior Play 43 Dancing Club 13 Cafeter12l Work 2, 3, 4. EARL SEvERs Class Vice President 33 Class Treasurer 23 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Intramurals 3, 43 Athletlq Council 43 Operetta 43 Junior Play 33 All School Play 33 Varsity F 2, 3, 43 Social C0m- mittee 3g Christmas Play 33 Purple Pow Wow 43 Track 2, 3, 4. CHARLES SKENES I Soft Ball Club and Dancing 13 Stage Crew 2, 3, 4. JACK SMITH Football 1, 2, 43 Track 1, 43 Operetta 43 Baseball Club and Dancing 1. ROBERT SMITH Football 1, 2, 43 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball 2, 3, 43 Dancing Club 13 Band 33 SO- cial Committee 23 Hi-Y 3, 4. WANDA SMITH Fencing 2, 33 Operetta 2, 35 Archery 1, 23 Cheer Leader 13 G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Dragon Staff 43 Social Committee 43 Hockey 2, 3, 43 Belmont High School 13 Vice President 43 Junior Play 33 Dramatic Club 13 Belmont Echo Staff 1. PAUL SPEELMAN Operetta 3, 43 Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43 Debate 43 Dragon Staff 43 Miami Music Contests 4. ANNE STARBUCK Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Senior Play 43 Hiking Club 13 G. A. A. 1, 23 Dragon Staff 43 Cafeteria Work 43 Danc- ing Club 13 Christmas Play 3. RICHARD STRADER Intramurals 3, 43 Ping Pong 13 Boys Glee Club 1. BESSIE STRAIT Basketball 23 Baseball 1, 23 Intramurals 1, 23 Operetta 43 Miamisburg 1, 2, 33 Girl Re- serves 1, 2, 3, 43 Public Speak- ing Club 3, 43 Sophomore Play 23 Freshman Play 13 Blue and White StaH 1, 2, 4. AVRON STRUVE Operetta 23 Junior Play 3g Dancing Club 13 Band 1, 23 Girls' Glee Club 33 Baseball Club 13 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3. EVELYN SWADNER G. A. A. and Hiking Club 1. JAMES TILLE Class Sergeant-at-arms 1, 2, 3, 43 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Base- ball 23 Intramurals 3, 43 Op- eretta 43 Dancing 13 Base- ball 13 Varsity F 3, 43 Track 2, 3, 4. FAYE THOMAS Operetta 43 Dancing, Hiking 3 and Archery Clubg G. A. A. 1, 2, 33 Oliice Work 43 Christ- mas Play 2, 3. ROBERT THYGERSON Intramurals 3, 43 Golf 2, 33 Senior Play 43 Archery Club 13 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Cheer Lead- ers, 1, 2,3 Swing Band 2, 3, 43 Amateur Show 23 Min- strel Show 3g Orchestra 2, 3. DAVID VAN HARLINGEN Intramurals 3, 43 Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Cheer Leader 33 School Reporter 43 Ofiice Work 1, 3, 43 Team Statistician 43 Wilbur Wright 13 Stivers 23 School Monitor 33 Spanish Club 23 Ace Staff TEDDY VON GREYERZ Baseball 3, 43 Intramurals 3, 43 Baseball Club 13 Dancing 1. DAVID WALTHER Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 43 Track 2, 3, 43 Tennis 3, 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Christmas Play 3, 43 Varsity F 2, 33 Senior Scholarship 43 Junior Play 3. ETTA WARNER Cheer Leader 3g OHice Work 43 Palmer High School 33 Hiking Club 23 G. A. A. 1, 2. ALEXANDER WORMAN Football 43 Basketball 13 Ju- nior Play 33 Intramurals 2, 3, 43 Tennis 2, 3, 43 Ping Pong 13 Baseball Club 13 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Social Commit- tee 23 Senior Scholarship 43 Softball 1. MARJORIE WIDAU Baseball 13 Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43 Miami Music Contests 3, 4. PAUL WHITE Band 2, 3, 4. LOUISE WEAVER Operetta 43 Senior Play 4. RUSSELL YOUNG Class President 2, 33 Basket- ball 3, 43 Intramurals 1, 23 Band 2, 3, 43 Student Council 2, 33 Senior Scholarship Con- test 43 Operetta 23 Senior Play 43 Dragon Staff 43 School Reporter 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Dancing Club 1. ROBERT YAUS Track 2, 43 Operetta 43 Sen- ior Play 43 Boxing 1. BETTY JANE ZELLER Senior Scholarship Contest 43 Ping Pong 13 Archery 13 Christmas Play 1, 2, 3. CLARENCE ZIMMER Intramurals 3, 43 Band 2, 33 Horse Shoe Club 13 Baseball Club 1. Radiograms FOOTBALL, 1939 Sept.15-Mount Vernon, there 22-Oxford Stewart, here 29-Sidney, there Oct. 6-Miamisburg, here 13-Xenia, there 20-Permanently Open 26-Thursday, Troy, here Nov. 3-Piqua, there 10-Greenville, here 17-Wilmington, here 30-Oakwood, Thanksgiving, here BASKETBALL, 1939-40 Dec. 8-Springfield, there 15-Chaminade, here 20-Wilmington, here 22-Open 5-Sidney, here 12-Miamisburg, there 19-Xenia, here 26-Brookville, Coliseum Feb. 2-Troy, there 9-Piqua, here 16-Greenville, there 23-Oakwood, there 31-Open BASEBALL, 1939 3 at Beavercreek Jan. Apr. - 4-at Kiser 10-at Miamisburg 13--at Oakwood 17-at Roosevelt 20-at West Carrollton 24-at Kiser 27-at Miamisburg May 1-at Oakwood 3-at Roosevelt 5-at Piqua CM.V.L.J 8-at West Carrollton 12-13-Dist. Tournament TRACK, 1939 Apr. 18-Chaminade at U. D. 21-Wilmington, here 26-Stivers, here 28-Xenia, there May 6-Miami Valley League, at Xenia 10-Osborn, here 20-District meet TENNIS, 1939 Apr. 18-Miamisburg, there 21-Wilmington, here 24-Miamisburg, here 28-Xenia, there. May 16-Xenia, here. es are also scheduled with Eaton, Piqua, Springfield, T1'oy, and Oakwood. Gam KONE KAVERNS 3016 E. Third Street 303 Troy Street ICE CREAM AND DAIRY PRODUCTS 'Wvhere Walkilig Sundues Learned to Walki' WALKING SUNDAES . . . MILK SHAKES . . . MALTED MILKS Delicious Grilled Sandwiches Compliments of C. E. MONNIER To The Class of 1939 MOLER'S BELMONT DAIRY CO. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DAIRY PRODUCTS Independently Owned and Operated 1Ve deliver in all parts of the city 3230 Smithville Road Phone KE 9211 Q.iDHOT0GRAPHS of QISTINCTION from HORSTMANN STUDIO MIX 3541 370 Quitman S Dayton, Oh R A Y 7 S Modern Payment Plan Pressing is our business any time you are ready! RYE' A Real Convenience In Buying The Right Oakwood Press Shop Clothes For Graduation 33 PARK AVE' LY7 40 WEEKS T0 PAY Pressing Dry Cleaning N0 Interest-No Carrying Charge RAY,S 108 South Main Street AD- 2175 BROWNIES Devon Ave. Pasadena Wa. 0202 Groceries, Fresh Meat, Candy, Pop, Ice Cream School Supplies BAYHAN Pure Oil SERVICE 2331 Far Hills Ave. Pure Batteries - Yale Tires Washing and Lubrication Minor Motor Repairing Phone No. Wa. 0103 BUEKER,S MUSIC STORE 30 North Ludlow BUESCHER - OLDS - SELMER GIBSON MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FRED G. MILLER FLoR1sT 38 W. Second St. HEmlock 1248 Opposite Miami Hotel The H. E. FISHER Feed Co. WAYNE FEEDS WM. RIFE COMPANY 122 soUTH LUDLOW STREET Elgin - Hamilton -A Bulova Watches For Schaeffer Lifetime Pens EVERY NEED Diamond Rings Baby Chicks, Poultry Supplies and COMPLETE LUZEIFIPIE GRADUATION Equipment Layaway---10 Pay Plan---Charge Accounts Oakdale and Marshall Rd. Wa. 6685 PHONE AD. 2061 Compliments of JAMES SERVICE STATION BARBER 81 BEAUTY SHOP Dealers in Shell Gasoline and Oils WE SATISFY Goodyear Tires and Tubes Emry James, Prop. 2536 Farhills Ave. Phone Wa. 0191 2415 Far Hills Ave' Wa' 1504 MARTIN 'S SERVICE STATION 201 Dixie Ave. Dayton, Ohio SINCLAIR GAS GOODYEAR TIRES OPEN 24 HOURS Compliments of RED-BAR BATTERY C o M P A N Y Manufacturers of High Grade Storage Batteries and Flash Light Batteries Dayton, Ohio BRECHT'S SERVICE STATION SOHIO GAS AND OILS "At The Propeller" Brandt Pike and Virginia Drive HE 1316 FUTURE SECURITY for The High School Graduate Your High School training, plus advanced professional training for business, will as- sure you of employment oppor- tunities and future security. As a Secretary, an Avrount- ant, you will earn a good salary, while preparing for promotion. Several hundred Employment Calls are received by our Place- ment Bureau each year. Miami-Jacobs College Second and Ludlow Streets Dayton, Ohio BASTIAN BROS. CO Manufacturing Jewelers 81 Engravers ROCHESTER, N. Y. Official jewelers and stationers to Fairmont High School GEORGE 0. SWEETMAN 317 Fernwood Drive Dayton, Ohio District Manager Compliments and Congratulations To the Class of 1939 from Adam Ballman's Sons FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Central Market 67-69 Hot Houses and Gardens, Valley Pike Wholesale Retail THE ROEMHILDT COMPANY PAINT GLASS B H. Smith 20 Stockton Ave. S 1 R presentative Southern Hills Congratulations to THE CLASS of 1939 THE DAYTON STREET TRANSIT CO. BRADFORD 81 ROUTSON G F une ral Home DEPENDABLE FUNERAL SERVICE AT MODERATE COST W. E. KLEPPNER k d A Wa. 3271 SOUTH PARK BARBER SHOP C. F. BRANDING, Prop. 930 Brown Street FU 2832 We invite you to visit us in our new location Very Reasonable Prices 401 So. Main St. at Franklin ARTISTS, MATERIALS The GENUINE PARTS Co. DRAWING SUPPLIES Auto Parts - Equipment Tools Large Parking Lot for Patrons Machine Shop Service L' Inc' 126 E. 3rd St. ADams 4121 The F. W. Lotz Paper Company Wrapping Paper - Twines -- Paper Towels Sl Toilet Papers Libbey Glassware - Restaurant Supplies Phone ADan1s 7224 607-609 E. 3rd Street DAYTON, OHIO ffHAP" Widman's Garage Repairs on all Makes and Models of Cars We use only the highest quality parts Call W'A 0283 for Service 25-27 East Drive Dayton, Ohio GOOD TOOLS Are Essential For Good Worknianship For a complete line of Mechanical, Woodworking or Metalworking Tools and General Mill Supplies See The Paragon Tool 81 Supply C o ln p a n y N. E. Cor. Third 81 Madison Streets Dayton, Ohio I1 Emlock 1912 Compliments of L. M. BERRY 81 CO. Telephone Building Dayton, Ohio OAKWOOD SERVICE STATION Standard Oil Products Complete Lubricating Service CROSLEY Radios UNIVERSAL Batteries ATLAS Tires 2418 Far Hills Avenue WA 0152 Compliments To The Class of '39 from RIAL T. PARRISH Architect Compliments of The MORRIS SONS CO. FUNERAL HOME 1809 East Third Street Dayton, Ohio 0AKWOOD'S NEW THRILL OAKWOOD GRILLE We serve Week Day Noon Lunch and Evening Dinners or on Sunday WE SPECIALIZE-A Sunday Fried Chicken Dinner Real Home Cooked Food E, E. Hirsch 24-14 Far Hills Avenue is QJLLTEST Sysreq R n TELLING'S f f ICE CREAM Q14 45 '0'4ronv ru0"i' Sold Exclusively in Your Cafeteria THE TELLING-BELLE VERNON COMPANY B. A. GRENIER, Mgr. AD 1212 AD 1213 The oLD MILL Tavern KRUGEWS Grocery 81 FRIED CHICKEN AND STEAK Baking Company DINNERS QUALITY Accommodations for Parties VEGETABLES MEATS GROCERIES and Dances 2800 Far Hills Ave. Dayton, Ohio 2322 Far Hills Ave. Wa 6621 Sept. 6 The Ship's Log School opens. Freshies go to class looking like they had seen a ghost. 7-Bendig, Dalton, Geiger, Turner, Zeller stage mad rush for cafe- teria line. 8-Southern Hills students privi- 12 leged characters. School waits until they arrive. -The ex-seniors take a curtain call just before departing for their new Alma Maters-Good luck! 13-Kenneth Whisler drinks 6 glasses of punch after P. T. A. meeting. 14-New senior in Miss Kennedy's room. Name? Fido, the pup. 15-Fairmont sends Ann to Rike's for the high school girls' tea. 16-Arcanum cancels game because the team was cutting tobacco. Bond Issue Assembly led by Kemp Prugh. 22-Fairmont-Butler game. Score 27-0. Today is our annual Fresh- 26- 30 Oct. 1- 7.- 10- 14- 17- 18- Mr. John S. Moore talks on con- ditions in Europe. -Fairmont-Sidney game. We lost 7-0. Three buses journey to Ohio State-Indiana game. Bashful boys. Mr. Epps had to remove several girls who tried to stow- away on the boys' bus. Fairmont-Miamisburg game re- sults in a loss to Fairmont. As- sembly on football in the sta- dium. Mr. Epps explains plays. Question and answer assembly over P. A. system. Boys beat girls. Nancy Britton has highest individual score. Six weeks grades due. Fairmont plays Xenia here with another loss to our dis-credit. Senior play rehearsals begin. Fire prevention assembly spon- sored by Miss Powell. Grade cards are out. My, some of the expressions on the stu- man day. dents' faces! Go To HOFFMAN'S For Compliments of Groceries Meats Th e Gem City Ice Cream Good Candy BUNNELL LUMBER CU, Open 7 A. M.-9 P. M. Sundays Inclusive 901 Shmver Road Wa 2042 2803 Far Hills Avenue Shroyer Road, March 6, 1939 DEAR SENIORS: When we were kids on the farm graduating from High School was an "all important day." Everyone was up bright and early hurrying to get the chores done for the rest of the day would he spent at school-graduation, then a big picnic for everyone. And we did enjoy it too liecause we knew many years of hard work would follow. But times have changed at lot, with all the keen competition and higher education one must apply himself and do his hest or he will lose out in this game called 'slifef' I ran across this poem the other dayg thought maybe youll like it too: HAMBITIONM llm gonna try to play the game And play it hard and play it fair. I may not win, but just the same I'm gonna try to do my share. I may not always meet the test As well as some more clever guy. But while my heart beats in my chest I'm gonna try! I'm gonna try to he a friend That folks can trust and who may know Will he the same clear to the end, Whether the luck runs high or low. I'll hitch my wagon to a star And set n1y goal up in the sky, And though I may not get that far I'm gonna try! Here's hoping you a real successful life ahead and just say to yourself- I'll flop at times-hut never mind, I'm gonna try! Sincerely, J. L. WILLS Wills Coal Co. Shroyer Rd. Dayton Camera Shop Compliments from I , 'Q Kodak Supplies Greeting Cards Mrs' Marun S Beauty Shop Southern Hills No. l Third St. Arcade Dayton, Ohio Wa 5221 4 Irvington Ave , ., -Ruth Potter gets lost in Xenia. Louis Witt speaks. Chorus sings The "Johnny-laws" had to find and taps are sounded. her lost automobile for her! 15.-Seniors take 0, S, U, psycho- 21-West Carrollton game. Score logical test, 12-0- 22-S h t k th o. s. U. -Miss Kennedy's English class tire, cgguiirsss il? take :hem-g gives radio Pl3Y- 23--Pep assembly before the Oak- -POVCGF, Smith, Ahd6I'S0h, Mar- wood game. Mr. Haines and Mr. till, Rauch, .l0l1I'h6y to Columbus Barnes each lead cheers. with Mr- Somers- A good time 24-Thanksgiving day. Today we had by 311- Who WHS that Chl- play Oakwood and today we lose. cago football player, Ruth? 14.0, Bitter cold, -Pasadena bus breaks down on 29-Grade cards come out again. Stroop Road. Walking is popu- 30-Publiizity assembly for the sen- lar. ior p ay. 28lTroy game by-ings our rating Dec. 1-Kenneth-Whisler shows pictures down. 6-13. Sue Hauser slaps a of has tmp Wffstg Freshmanrs rescue. bertj' which is a complete sell- -Mr. Haines thinks he will like Out' . next eafs chorus All the Sen- 6-Croomng on the late bus excep- - y- ' tionally good. Heard on the said 1OrS.W1H be gone' program: "Let me call you Nov. -Senior skating party at Skate- land. S45 made. -No school. Teachers go to con- vention at Columbus. -Armistice Day assembly. Rabbi 8- Sweetheartn and "Home on the Range." Robert Hoover is seen walking around the halls with a Fresh- man girl. Who is she? Compliments l OAKDALE LUMBER 81 MILLWORK CO. G'When it's lumber, dial our number!" Wilmington Pike and Stroop Road Wa 1191 l BEAVERTOWN E. R. GRANT COAL COMPANY W. G. Jenkins, Mgr. JW 6'Flowers for all occas s Fine Quality Dayton Deliveric L55 3 Dixie Ave. Wa 4221 Wilillington Pike Phone Wa 2924 Southern Hills Auifune-E-bAur:n. CIVIL - Q- LANDSCADI:-ENGINEED. MuTuAL-1IoMe-bLbo- -IAAYTON-oulo THE M. D. LARKIN COMPANY 115-121 E. Third sf. Machinery - Factory Supplies - Tools - Hardware - Contractors' Equipment - Pipe - Valves - Fittings - Electrical Supplies, Apparatus and Lamps - Lighting Fixtures AMERICAN DRY GINGER ALE COMPANY DISTRIBUTORS PEPSI-COLA 526 Keowee St. FU 6664 Fisher's Pure Fruit Drinks The Laurel Biscuit Co. FOCKE SON'S Wholesale Market Both in and out of school it's FRESH FINE Laurel Crackers and Cakes that MEATS build stronger bodies. Springfield Pike Phone Ke. 5131 400 Webster Phone Ad. 8135 Public Service To over one hundred thousand customers-and complete service, too. The DAYTON POWER 81 LIGHT COMPANY Jan. 9-First basketball game of the season. Fairmont 20, Springfield 15. 12-Mr. Somers ill. 13-Many chairs upset while Miss Hartsock works on paper. 14-Freshmen think malice are my lice! 15-Several new students enroll at Fairmont. Welcome, folksies. 16-Fairmont plays Chaminade at the coliseum and beats them 26- 20. Paul Prass high scorer. 19-W. P. A. orchestra presents fine concert. Christmas carols played for students to sing. 20-Fairmont la s Wilmington at . . D Y Wilmington. 21-Christmas Pageant assembly by French I and Chorus. Speelman pinch-hits for prof. 22-Vacation starts. 23-Fairmont plays Parker Co-op 3 here. -School reopens. Work starts on the new addition to our building. Bus stops changed to the front of the building. 4-V. Lowry, D. Burns, J. Severs, and E. Ross turn apple-polishers. 5-Miracles will never cease-Wal- ther is on time. 6-Fairmont plays Sidney there. 9-Fairmont negative debate team beats the O. S. S. O. Home af- firmative team. Paul Speelman rated the most poised high school student by the judges. 10-Many Scotch jokes circulating among the seniors. 11--Concert band plays in assembly. 13-Fairmont court of justice opens. Carl Odell Geiger presiding. Bailiff-Edwin Kemp Prugh. Prosecuting Attorney-Alexan- der McGowan Worman. Council for the Defense-George Fred- erick Monnier. First Defendant -Rosemary Trietsch. Second Defendant-June Koors. Wit- nesses-James Tille, Earl Sev- ers, Faye Glauner, and Thelma Jones. Compliments of O'Neill Service Station 139 Far Hills Wa 0122 DAYTON KEY SHOP Our Business Selling and Servicing LOCKS KEYS DOOR, CHECKS 18 E. 4th St. Adams 3752 Dayton, Ohio l Fe 17-Most of the students are worry- ing about exams, but a few are nonchalant, or something like that. 18-Exams today. -Fairmont-Xenia game, there. -Beverley in -class on time, all period ! 25-Tanis conducts Prass to his class in Room 205. 26-M. E. Jackson journeys to New York and returns 9 days later. Lucky people! 27-Picture assembly by Miss Wil- son and Carl Geiger. 30-Assembly featuring Mr. Joel Guin of the Allied Youth Organ- ization. -Smith and Glauner happen to meet in the hall. Gochoel in oflice as usual the first period. 3-Fairmont tangles with Troy, here. -Absentee list hits the high rec- ord because of the flu. -Sophomore English class works feverishly on Dragon. 10-Fairmont is engaged in another basketball game with Piqua. 13-Freshman elbow caused Dick Burris' black eye. 14-Valentines for the fair. Harsh- man boys win intra-murals by 1 point over Pasadena. -Mr. Couser holds economics class after school, eh, Marge? 17-Fairmont and Greenville play here. -Dr. Aiken of O. S. U. looks us 0V6I'. 21-Colored balloons make the Hi-Y dance festive. Another spell of weather. -Bless George Washington for giving us another holiday. 23-Prugh-Anderson debate team battle Marysville. Severs slides out of French class. 24-Fairmont defeats our back yard rival, Oakwood, 32-28. Another mark on the board for our Alma Mater. 27-Senior girls caught snow-balling by his honor, Mr. Prass. Won't they ever grow up? 28-Miss Vogelsang gets ticket from Mar. 1- Oakwood police. Alex Worman turns caveman. 2-We lose to Springfield in tourna- ment 18-16. Mr. Somers returns. 3-Twenty students go too early to tournament and come back to detention. 6-Pobst has embarrassing acci- dent. 7-M. E. Jackson worried about grades. 8-Miss Kennedy finds lost reports. 9-Five teachers out of school. 10-Dick Burns stubs toe. 14 -Band concert. 15-Carl Geiger celebrates 18th birthday. 16-M. A. Rauch treats College Re- 17 view to cinnamon balls. -Soloists off to Miami. 18-Band and chorus strut at Miami. 20-Sophomores sponsor skating 21 party. -Russ Young and Betty Zeller have tete-a-tete in Economics. 22-Bookkeeping students work a 23 24 127 little overtime. -Jimmie Tille visited by his fe- male Oakwood admirers. -Bill Sauerman blushes as he recovers lock from girls' rest- room. -Willard Hannah has another black eye. 28-Ruth Giele washes face. 29-Irene Davis defends her home state, Kentucky. 30-Eddie Ashenfelter speaks. 31-Fred Haas becomes expert at throwing oranges. Apr. 3-Eddie Dalton nearly dies at his own joke. 4-Doc Grissom lets hair grow. 5-Everybody happy as we leave for spring vacation. 10-Bill Bushong has a crush on that "Harding girl." 11-Bob Knox fiirts with senior girls 12 to disadvantage. -Marjorie Center and Emmaline Nowlin "ordered" limburger cheese sandwiches at Kone Kav- ern. 13-Jean Allen hits Pud Wills with dart. 14- 17- 19- Junior Play, another feather in Miss Funk's hat. Alice Daughters plays sick. Vincent Lehman stars in mer- chandising. 20-Elmer Blocher loses pretty hat. 24- Dana McFall thrills all with ac- cordion. 25-P. T. A. style show. 26-Mr. Ross Wagner still arguing 27- with Babette Martin. Many Fairmontonians smitten with spring fever. 28-Everybody tuning up for state May 1 solo ensemble at Oberlin. -Bob Allen gives posy to Betty Norris. 2-Warren Hull shaves. 3-Kay Kolb loses dignity. 4--Charles Skenes loans money again. 5-Wanda Smith still making up detention. 8-James Hartsock "wakes the dead" with huge tomato can. 9-Doris Eshbaugh washes hair. 11-Mr. Homer Wagner chases Jack Turner down hall. 12-Kenny Whisler buys tablet. COnce in a lifetimej. 15-Sue Poth changes hairdress. What, again ? 16-David Adams speechless. There went a blonde. 18-Mildred Burns writes brother's theme. 19-Richard Barney stars in base- ball. 22-Charlotte Burkhardt cleans out Jimmie Hunter's locker. 23-P. T. A. has final meeting. 24-Dale Seekamp teeters on ladder. 25-James Dexter crams for exams. 26-Junior-Senior Farewell. 29-Many proud papas at Honor 31 June 2 Banquet. -School strangely empty and quiet without seniors. -Graduation! Commencement! A fond farewell l


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