Ferndale High School - Aquila Yearbook (Ferndale, WA)
- Class of 1945
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Editor .......A.................. .......... M arilyn Moles
Business Manager .................... Frank Peterson
Adviser ........................ Mrs, Helen S. Anderson
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Students of Ferndale High School
ln tl1is, the 1945 issue of the Aquila, we l1ave attempted
lo bring you some of the roads on which we have traveled
during this school year. On these roads we have found lllally
true friends, we have had many fine experiences, and a little
hard work on the side. VVe can all he thankful that in
America we are free to choose the way we want to go.
". . . But to every man there opencth
The high way and the low.
And every man decideth
The way his Soul shall go.
VVe hope that these pages will bring you lllilliy happy
memories, and help to renew tl1e friendships you l1ave
made here at FHS.
lt is a pleasure to dedicate the 1945 Aquila to Mr. Clif-
ford Axelson, not only because he has been the principal of
our school for the last two and a half years, but also because
he has been a constant friend and guide. From the day he
started as mathelnatics instructor, four years ago, he has
been looked up to by every student for he l1as stood for the
things that make our school what it is.
Mr. Axelson is also the basketball coach for our Golden
Eagles, and it is through his athletic ability, and good sports-
manship in this field, that the boys have co111e to regard him
as a pal, as well as advisor.
To you, Mr. Axelson, we dedicate this book, along with
our best wishes.
BOOK I - THE HIGH ROAD
Guidance and Leadership
BOOK II - THE ROAD UP
Knowledge and Achievement
BOOK III - THE LEVEL ROAD
Strength and Skill
BOOK IV - THE .IOYOUS ROAD
Music, Drama and Beauty
BOOK V - THE WINDING ROAD
Exploration and Frolic
THE HIGH ROAD
As students, we ol' Fermlale High School are ever look-
ing forward to the heights ol' achievement. VVe have had
ahle assistance from our friends, the IllCll1ll6l'S of the FAC-
ULTY, who have cheerfully given us help and GUIDANCE.
Our STUDENT GOVEliNMEN'l', functioning in all phases of
school life, furnishes the leadership we need to help ourselves
on the way.
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Book I Guidance
VVe indeed owe a lot to our Principal,
Mr. Axelson, for the advice and help he has
given students of this school.
Besides his duties as principal he super-
vises two study halls, coaches basketball, and
advises the Student Council.
JUNIOR CLASS ADVISOR.
Many a boy has become a fine farm-
er through Mr. LOFSSIIVS guidance.
He considers all his students men.
:ind all his students consider him
ii real man.
SENIOR CLASS ADVISOR.
The mother of three sons in the
service, Mrs. Hughes is an ex-
ample oxf wartime arlxaptationi
which we'd all do well to follow.
Her artistic ability and fine leader-
ship have made her a definite
asset to FHS,
DEAN OF BOYS.
COACH OF BASEBALL AND FOOTBALL.
The hig' little man whom everyone
His favorite saying: "Keep off that
floor, you kids!"
She always welcomes tardy students
with a cheery smile.
Guidance Book I '
XVe are happy that again this year we have
had Mr. Alexander as Superintendent of
Schools. He is a real friend and advisor and
wc hope lhat he will continue at the head of
our school system for many more years lo
U. S. HISTORY. MATHEMATICS.
JUNIOR CLASS ADVISOR.
IN CHARGE OF BOND SALES.
The mzxthemuticzil wizard, with :L
sense of humor to Inzttvh.
ENGLISH III. LATIN,
DEAN OF GIRLS.
FOPHOMORE CLASS ADVISOR.
Her knowledge' of literature, :Intl
I clI'zun1ItIc nhlllty make 2111 her
I 1-lusses an interesting experience.
JUNIOR CLASS ADVISOR.
Her pretty youthfulness hgls clnused
many un error as to which is the
te-Helier, or which is the student.
SENIOR CLASS ADVISOR.
Hes it terror 'till you get to know
him: then he's a "regular fe11ow"
with a yen for debate.
ENGLISH II. SPANISH.
SENIOR CLASS ADVISOR,
The vivqcious and chzirinilrg woman
'Doe' IS always waiting tor.
SUPERVISOR OF MUSIC IN DISTRICT.
l+'erI'IrIzI.le's version of Fred NVz1rinp:g,
with more energy than two nien.
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Book I Leadership
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VVe have had an excellent group of officers this year. The energetic
president was that rousing, senior boy, Don Bring, whose cooperative spirit
helped to make many of the student activities a success. Grace Johnson,
capably filled the position of vice president. The person filling tl1e posi-
tion of treasurer was none other than that master mathematician, Ernie
Stowell. The efficient secretary was Donna Lee Roraker, who also did a
fine job of reading and writing the minutes.
The executive board is composed of the student association officers
and also a representative from each of the three classes. Their job has
been to discuss school problems, devise ways of making money, selecting
assembly programs and movies, and to prepare the plaque awards. Mem-
bers on the executive board for this year have been: President, Don Bring:
Vice President, Grace .lohnsong Secretary, Donna Borakerg Treasurer,
Ernest Stowellg Advertising Manager, Allen Cratsenburgg Senior Repre-
sentative, Dave Dunking Junior Representative, Harold Reimer, Sophomore
representative, .larvin Loneyg and Yell Leader, lnadean McDonald.
THE ROA D UP
During our High School years we find
three levels of ACHIEVEMENT. As SOPIIO-
MORES the road of LEARNING uppezlred
difficult. VVhen we became .IUNIORS il was
much easier, but as SENlIKlRS we found lhul
we are only beginning our journey on the
Book II Knowledge and
Looking Backward Along The Trail
In the fall of 1933, twenty-seven frightened children marched solemnly
into the huge grade school of Ferndale, holding tightly to their mothers'
hands. Miss Gunderson, our lst grade teacher, greeted us, being Las we
thoughtj very kind and sympathetic. Just think, twelve dark school years
lay before us! We went through the usual first grade proceedings learning
the alphabet, reading Qwhile standing on chairsj to other grades, etc. As
we walked proudly into the 2nd grade, our first thought was, "Where shall
we sit?" CRemember that year, kids, all the girls were chasing' that Romeo
-Don Bringlj That was the year we got our first parts in, "The Pied
Piperniwe were all mice, remember? Our tails kept falling off! Our
teacher that year was Miss Larson. In the 3rd grade we were kept busy
making Indian pottery out of clay. Miss Jeffcott was our teacher. In the
4th grade, with Miss Hawkins as our teacher, we learned the good old mul-
tiplication tables. We also made scrolls, and drew pictures of Columbus.
We gave an Easter play for our parents that year. We found as we con-
tinued, that school was becoming increasingly difficult. In the 5th grade,
Miss Cress taught us division and fractions. We outlined our whole hi-
tory book that year. We gave a number of plays, also.
Miss Anderson was our 6th grade teacher. This year we did a Scotch
scene in the All School Review. Margaret Ulrich, DeLores Bohn, Eleanor
Scrimsher, Donna Lee Boraker, Mary Dubb, and Marilyn Moles pleased the
audience with the Highland Fling.
We experienced a great thrill when we entered upon the departmental
system in the 7th grade. Our teachers were Mr. Johnson, Mr. Shelton, Miss
Mayhew, and Miss Blair. Playing marbles was the rage that year. We
also had ball games with other schools.
The next year we moved up to the Junior High. We thought that since
we were the first class to go into the new Junior High we would try and
set a good example for the coming classes.
Our class was very active during the 9th grade. We successfully put
over a 9th grade carnival. The Junior High also had a review that year,
with Valgene Stark, Bob Fitzgerald, and Glenn Bergh having leading parts.
At last we reached our sophomore year, greenhorns to be sure, but
sophomores anyhow. We were duly initiated, but lived through it surpris-
ingly well. This was the year so many pupils in our class fell in love.
Juniors-one year to go!-We were the class that revived the old
tradition of a Junior and Senior Banquet.
Seniors at last. Tl1e great year is here. We were kept quite busy taking
part in all the activities that Seniors must-Senior Class Play, Senior Sneak
Day, Junior and Senior Banquet, Baccalaureate and finally-Gradu'ation. A
great, long to he remembered day. Don't let us kid you though, we'll miss
the grand old school and all the teachers too.
PRESIDENT, SENIOR CLASS.
'If she has fl fault, we
SENIOR CLASS PRESIDENT,
"Throw out the anchor."
SECRETARY, STUDENT BODY.
G. A. A.
"Men can liive without books, but
not without Cooks."
G. A. A.
"The blonde from Ferndale."
F. F. A.
"Study troubleth my brain and
maketh me go chink hunting."
"He has a line that would melt
G. A. A.
"Love iis better than fame."
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BOH N . DELORE8
G. A. A.
"Always quiet and unassuming. but
with il ready wit and happy
G. A. A.
"A little lady, graced with beauty."
PRESIDENT. STUDENT BODY.
FOOTBALL. BASEBALL. BASKETBALL
TRACK, SENIOR PLAY
"lf silence is golden, then I'm dead
C. A. A,
'She hath il way with the mail-
G. A. A.
"Beneath hor quietness lies ax true
"The lust twelve ye-:urs were- the
F. F. A.
"1 am small, but remember Napo-A
G. A. A.
"No one knows what he can. do until
F. F. A.
"B1ushes may come and blushes may
go, but my freckles go on for-
G. A. A.
"Ba.shfulness is an ornament of
HARDMAN. MARY ELLEN
G. A. A.
"Ambitious, at times."
"The world knows llittle
"WVhy be quiet when you
G. A. A.
"Everyone's friend, no one's enemy."
5 FRANKLIN. GLEN
STATE PRESIQEN1' F
G. A. A.
"Footloose and fanc free
"Like yonder tree dead 'tt the top
"Neat, sweet, and petlte
"With as much sparkle on the third
finger, left hand as in her eye
LA RSEN, DEXTER
F. F. A.
"VVise, from the
"I never dare be as peppy as I feel
"I haven't t-ime for girlsg just girl."
G. A. A.
PRESIDENT. USHERS CLUB.
"Bright in looks, but that is not
PHEI FER, ELSI E
TREASURER. GIRLS' CLUB.
"Precious things come in small
SENIOR CLASS PLAY.
'I dare do all that may become n
maug XVho dares do more is none."
F. F. A.
"In infancy I fell out of
and came down-plump,"
"Laugh and the world laughs with
you, study and you study alone."
"She can draw 11 lily or a bartend-
"Skoal, to the Norsemen, skoal!"
"I am interested in girls and other
G. A. A.
'Nothing is pleasant unless spiced
"Sometimes I sit and think, and
sometimes I just sit."
PRESIDENT. GIRLS' ATHLETICS.
"We thought her an zingel until we
caught the tWIIIIkle In her eye."
"Music hath charms."
TREASURER. STUDENT BODY.
PRESIDENT. TORCH HONOR.
"Fortified with brains."
G. A, A,
'Shy, but oh, my!"
"A good name is bet
G, A. A.
"A merry heart makes El Cheerful
VAN DEMARK. MARJORIE
DRAMATIC CLUB. PRESIDENT.
GIRLS' CLUB. VICE PRESIDENT,
"A gay and happy temperament has
G. A. A.
"Her heart is like the moon: it
-cihanges often and has a man on
Book II Knowledge and
CLASS MOTTOf"Hitch Your Wagon to a Star."
"Like apple pie-a little crust and
lots of apple sauce
"Gentle, genuine, 'lnrl generous
TRAVEL CLUB. PRESIDENT
"She is not liiked bv few but by
"Silence is golden
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Looking Forward Along The Trail
All is quiet in the little book room off the study hall. The hands of
the big wall clock moved steadily toward twelve midnight, the hour in which
anything can happen. There was a rustle of pages in the dirty work-worn
textbooks resting on the shelves. Suddenly an old dictionary jumped up
and said to the Latin ll book beside him, "l'm curious. What ever became
of that class of '45?" "Well," replied the Latin book, "I belonged to Ernie
Stowell, who worked me so hard that lor thirty years llfve been resting here
on this shelf. Last time l heard, Ernie was working on a theory that makes
lQinstein's look sick."
The other books, having listened with interest to the conversation, all
began talking at once. "Silence!" cried the dictionary. "One at a time.
Now, who are you?" he said, pointing to a pile of somewhat battered Home
Economics books. "l belonged to Donna Lee Borakerf' said the first book.
"She and Phil have finally settled down in their own house-boat and are
raising tulips and youngsters." "Oh, but have you heard about Merrilee
King?" said another of the books. "She married Harry Oxford, of course,
who is better known as the Potato King ol' the world. And so our queen is
still a queen!" Stirring from the bottom of the pile, one of the books said,
"And Eleanor Scrimsher and Norma Hawley are doubling for Gravel Ge1'tie
and Mrs. Pruneface, in Dick Tracy."
A wise old encyclopedia, with supposedly more brains than the rest of
the books, then immediately took command of the situation and began re-
lating incidents right and left. Upon summing them up we find that:
Don Bring after his great success in auctioneering in high school days,
has advanced to the position of chief auctioneer for the Lucky Strike Com-
pany and is now frequently heard "bellering" the famous chant-Sold
Burnett Philpott that seemingly quiet boy has surprised his friends
and fellow-classmates by developing a great singing voice and dramatic
talent. He is currently appearing with the New York Opera.
Dave Dunkin has also been starring in music-however in a slightly
different field as he has long since succeeded the nation's No. 1 Crooner,
Frank Sinatra. He and Don Bring are still seen together often, as they
both appear on the Hit Parade. CLawrence Tibbet having resignedb.
Edward Nelson and Elsie Phiefer, those two quiet love-birds have been
married for a number of years. llln fact, l believe it was just announced
in the Ferndale Record that they recently celebrated their 25th wedding
Speaking of the Ferndale Record, brings up the ite111 that Alan Dunn
has taken over Mr. Pinkerton's job as the editor of the paper, with Harris
Byers as l1is roving, inquiring-reporter.
Frances Phillips and Irene Gorze, due to their mutual hatred of all
men, decided to live together on a cat farm and live happily ever after. By
the way, it is reported that .Ioyce Brown just went into the partnership
with Phillips and Gorze, to get away from the strain of l1er many boy-
friends continually fighting for her hand.
Jllrvin Grout, after appearing with the magician back in high school
days, decided that this was just the profession for l1im. Since he could not
persuade Marjorie Westerlund to leave Bill Bezona, he succeeded in
getting Doris Trout as his partner. They now travel the U. S. giving pro-
grams under the name of "Grout and Trout," Inc.
Red Fryer has finally risen from his job as waterboy and has broken
into the Major leagues. Let's hear what he has to say: "Peanuts, Popcorn,
Ice Cold Soda Pop."
Evalyn Knight has now risen to fame as "Evalyn and her Magic Viola"
currently starring with the G. E. All Girl Orchestra.
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Ernestine Swann as her nalne might have implied, has become a mem-
ber of the staff of the famous Swann Soap Company.
Fred Erickson has now taken over the Ferndale Clothing Store, better
known as the "Men,s Haberdasheryf' He excels in sloppy jackets and zoot
suits magnificently tailored by that wizard of the needle, Jim Yanke.
If you need a new beauty pickup Ceither sexj just drop into Glamour
Manor, and Alice Stillwell will do the trick.
Dexter Larsen and Bobby Nordtvedt are now thrilling the kiddies land
bald-headed menj with their hair-raising adventures as Henry Aldrich and
Homer Brown over station WXYZ in Ferndale.
Wonders of wonders, Valgene Sta1'k has settled down as a meek little
housewife in the traditional little white cottage with a picket fence. She
gives violin lessons in her spare time.
Frank Peterson, who developed a great love for teaching, that fall in
'44 when l1e substituted for Mr. Kanarr, is still instructing. He is instructor
of horseshoe pitching and badminton on the physical education staff of
Ferndale High School.
Ray Ryer, the second Charles Atlas, has opened a famous health resort
for men, where he instructs them in body building exercises.
Marjorie Van Demark and Dorothy McAlpine also felt that their call-
ing was to be teachers, so after several years of study, they have taken po-
sitions as "school marins." Marjorie is teaching classical literature and
English down at Lummi Day, while Dot is teaching typing and other sub-
jects at Mt. View High School, just newly organized due to the immense
population of that district. V
Hazel Sturgis, Lucille Unick, Evelyn Ruel, Margaret Ulrich, and Mary
Ellen Hardman, Mr. Monroes' faithful orchestra members, formed a music
appreciation club soon after graduation, so that they would keep in touch
with the fine music in the world. It seems that they have abandoned this
seemingly dull pastime for other interests. Could it be marriage??
Dave Dyck, our great basketball star, has fulfilled his life-long ambi-
tion of playing basketball. He has dyed his hair and skin and is now ap-
pearing with the Harlem Globe Trotters.
Tim Hoffman can be seen twice a week dressing the dummies and ar-
tistically arranging the display in Woolworth's, Chicago, Illinois.
Lorraine Grieh, Marie Brink, Mary Dent, and Eileen Dwight have opened
a hospitality center for veterans of the second World war, and are doing a
bang up big business, although Eileen's husband thinks a woman's place is
in the home!
Marilyn Moles has finally given in, and she a11d Glenn have flown to
ze cazbaah, to take over where Hedy La111arr ami Charles Boyer left off.
Due to his training in Civics class, Alden Sundean is now head of the
'testing department in the Big Ben Alarm Clock Company. They say that
scientists have nearly perfected an alarm loud enough to wake him.
Marjorie Fox, Beverly Whalen, and Faye Bartlett are running an
"Advice to the Lovelorn" column in the New York Tribune. Their latest
triumph was finding a woman for Frank Sinatra. VVe hear that their next
assignment will be to find mates for all of their lonely high school class-
Melene Bakkom has taken all the prizes lately at both the Kentucky
Derby and Santa Anita race tracks. Never before has the world seen such
rhythm and speed. She and DeLores Bohn hope to breed a flying horse
and tour the stratosphere some day.
Priscilla 0'Neal went to Ireland to study how to become a wild ltrish
Rose, and Lillian Schrieber, who is now a waitress in an Irish "Pub," is
teaching Priscilla how to drink a two-penny jug of corn squeezings.
"Well, well, said the dictionary, "it seems like only yesterday since
they were all yelling, rowdy, peppy kids."
The old clock on the Study hall wall slowly ticked off twelve mid-
night, and with a rustle and a sigh, the books all resumed their places, never
to stir again.
XVAY BACK XVHIEN
Do you lmy any chance
recognize yourself in any
of these pictures? VVe'd
like to name the ones who
are still going to school
with us, but we're not too
sure about some of them
ourselves, so if we miss
some, we hope you'll un-
ln the first grade we
see Frank Peterson, El-
sie Pheifer, Donna Lee
Boraker, Eleanor Scrim-
sher, Margaret Ulrich.
Marilyn Moles, Raymond
Ryer, Melene Bakkonl,
and Don Bring.
ln the third grade Har-
ris B y e r s, Iirnestine
Swann, Lillian Schrieher,
Beverly VVhalen, and Al-
den Sundean, joined.
ln this fifth grade pic-
ture you may find De-
Lores Bohn, Boll Nord-
vedt, Evelyn Beul, and
Frnest Stovvell, in addi-
tion to the ones men-
In the seventh grade
are Valgene Stark, Mar--
jorie Vanllemark, and
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MOTTOe"VVe have reached the foothills, yonder lie
COLORS-Green and White.
The Junior Class under the most capable leadership of its President,
Bob Cline, Vice-President, Bob Bezona, Secretary, Neva Robertson, Treasur-
er, Bob Flaherty, Representative to Executive Board, Harold Reimer, and
Sergeant at Arms, George Hannowell, started the year '44-'45 with a bang.
At one of their very first meetings they decided to put on a Junior Class
Play to raise enough money to give the Junior-Senior banquet in honor of
the Seniors. During the year the juniors helped the War Bond assemblies and
were active in the purchase of War Bonds. We are proud of the fact that
in the contest between the three classes our class was the first to reach its
Many of the class have been active in other activities. Inadean Mc-
Donald, Grace Johnson, and Alan Cratzenburg have served on the Executive
Board, their offices being Yell Queen, Vice-President, and Advertising Man-
ager, respectively. Kathleen Lobb assisted Inadean McDonald in leading
the yells at all the games. We say hats off to these girls who really did a
swell job of creating school spirit and pep in supporting the teams.
Molly Ann Whiteley and Gloria Baer did some high stepping as drum
majorettes while marching with the band on several occasions.
Those who were outstanding in football were: Asplund, Cline, Peter-
son, Reimer, Bob Bezona, Bob Flaherty, Sundstrom, Cardwell, Hannowell,
Harriman, and Bergh.
Those who proved capable in basketball were: Cline, Reimer, Cratzen-
berg, Peterson and Asplund. Bob and Bill Bezona made an excellent show-
ing on the second team.
Those who succeeded in the diamond sport were: Hannowell, Peter-
son, Flaherty, Reimer, Cratzenburg, Asplund, Sundstrom, Nordby and Bob
Not only the boys, however, have been active in sports. Many of the
girls have been outstanding in the G. A. A. The girls who have won a
chevron and a letter so far this year are: Maxine Bergsma, Lois Tawes,
Gloria Clark, Gloria Baer, Barbara Bliss, June Balfour, June La Bounty,
ldamae Iverson and Ida Martin.
In music many Juniors have taken a prominent part. Also in other
activities around school such as the Tattler, the Annual, and different
We, of the Junior Class are proud of our representation in the activi-
ties and also believe that we have accomplished a great deal this year
as a class. We will remember the year '44-45 as a good year, also as anoth-
er step in the path toward our Senior year in which we hope to find even
greater achievements and success.
FIRST ROVV: Mr. Loreen, advisor, Donna Graham. Jean Hurley, Verna Lee Alexander,
Betty Swenson, Gloria Clark, Gloria Baer, Maxine Bergsma, Betty Henefln, Mr.
SECOND ROVV: Sylvia Hokland, Mary Charles, Arlene James, Junwe Kelly, Ida Martin,
Ida Mae Iverson, Lois Staglund. Betty Pomeroy, June LaBounty, Mary Boyd, Lois
Tawes, Alona Bucholz, Della Riddle, Doreen Hartman
THIRD RONV: Barbara Bliss, Neva Rotbertson. Betty Mercer, Hilda Simonwson. Martha
Anderson, Gladys Lingbloom, Charlotte Pettit, Grace Johnson, Anna Engler, Thea
Me I-Ieffy, Betty Ann VanDemark. Mary Jean Bring, Miss Selander, advisor.
FOURTH ROW: Nellouse Schultz, Shirley Filbert, June Balfour, Molly Ann Whitely,
Audrey Mcffonnaughey, Inadean McDonald, Kathleen Lobb, Violet Baker, Leila Phil-
pott. Betty DeBoer.
FIRST ROXV Rod Cardwell, Kenneth Brown, George Hanowell. Bob Flaherty, Bennett
Asplund, Bob Cline, Stanley Andreason, Bill Jones, Harold Reimer, Elwood Sund-
strom, Dick Hanowell, Herb Harriman.
SECOND ROW: Miss Selander, advisor: Otto Sibley, Leroy Honlrud. Buford' Waschke.
Harold Beck. Tilman Flotre, Don Nelson. Raider Kelstrup, Dale Dw'1gh,t Dick
Mohrman, Cecil Brooks, Demcy Mylar. Glenn Bergh. Mr. Loreen, advisor. A
THIRD ROXY: Barton Clendenwen, Bob Trammel. Claude Vvorden. LaVerne Koen. Bill
Manthey, Ray Nordby. Alton Gregor, Allan Cratzenberg. Jimmy Schulz, Bob Smith,
Bob Bezona, Bill Bezona, Calvin Streets, Mr. Stowell, advisor.
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Having completed their .lunior High training the Sophomores of '45
launched themselves to set a 11ew course in a new school.
The class started out by electing officers to represent them for the
year. They were Dick Holden as President and his worthy assistant, Frank-
lyn Phillips. Alma VVenger took care of the meetings' minutes, while
Marjorie VVesterlund was their treasurer after Mary Lee Boggs moved away.
The man with the ruling hand was VVayne Flaherty.
The Sophomores helped make the assemblies a big success with stu-
dents taking part in Drama, Music, and Comedy. 'They had a Hot Dog
sale that hit the top in good food and cash earnings.
Neither boys or girls took a back seat when sports came along. Among
the outstanding football players were .larvin Loney, .lake Creasey, Fred
Mclintosh, and VVayne Flaherty. The outstanding basketball player was
liob Hansen who will prove to be a star in days to come.
The outstanding girls in sports were Betty Freison, LaVerne Honrud,
Anne VVeime, and Alma VVenger.
The girl to take the charm role for the Sophomores was Mary Lee
Boggs who was elected to be one of our school's princesses.
Thus they have passed the experience of being Sophomores and now
are going on their way to higher learning never to forget when they were
Sophomores of '45.
MOTTO: "The horizon widens as we climb."
FIRST ROW: Fred McIntosh. Charles Stillwell, George Kruse, Raymond Anderson, Jack
VVhit.man, Harry Rust, Henry Austin.
SECOND ROVV: XVa1ter Riddle, Franklin Phillips, l'at Alleyn, Bob Atwood, Jarvin Loney,
Bob Hanson, Wayne Flaherty. Jake Creasey, Fld Altman.
THIRD ROVV: Mary Hillaire, Jean DeBord, Pat Swanberg, Charlotte Shetler, Betty
Friesen, Jessie Pearson, Barbara Mt-Alpine, .loan Pinkerton. Margaret Smith, Helen
Haugen, Barbara XVeston.
FQUIQTH ROW: Miss Dunagan, advisor: Mary Ann Broch, Veletta Beck, Alvina Lorenz.
Silvia Frazier, I.o1is Stanton, Mary Lee Boggs, JoAnne Perkints. Alma XVer1ger, Mar-
jorie XVesterlund, Dorothy Uslin. Miss Fairbanks, Advisor, Irene Schulk.
FIFTH ROVV: Edna Mt-Neill, Doris Gawley, hola XYidmant, Jeanette Hegberg, W'yona
l'heifer, Gloria Sehrieber, Shirly Steltz, Mildred Holmes, Doris Harry. Shirley Raplee.
Barbara Herbison, Etta Thompson, Barbara Simonson, Betty Medeas, LaVerne Honrud,
Viola Karber, Eleanor XVil1ett.
YTH RONV' Arthur Unick Dont Kev Dick Holden, Darrvl Pedersen, Bob Peach, H. K.
QL Russel, Don Moore, 1-:1m6r Radkefiiud Johnson, Clifford Norris.
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F00 TBA ll
On the opening day of the 1944 grid season Coach Roy Franko did
what all good football tutors do in the first turnout session of a campaign.
He began the task of getting to know his squad of grid hopefuls. He kid-
ded returning lettermen about making men of them. He roused competitive
spirit by telling his charges that no position was cinched. And he specu-
lated on how the team would fare in the conference race.
Commented Coach Franko: "For my part I'm looking forward to this
season. Before, I've had seniors to fill all the positions. This season we
have mostly all green fellows. I haven't the slightest idea on how we'll do
this year. But it's going to be interesting."
"Yes, we'll ad111it, the efforts of the '44 issue of the Golden Eagle
eleven against the lettermen-studded Blaine team and the weighty,
experienced Bellingham Pup-squad may have been interesting. The Eagles
won only two of their six league games, but they did score against the
title-winning Borderites and did give the Pups a terrific tussle in their
second encounter with the B team. In the win column the Ferndale eleven
defeated Mt. Baker 7-6, Meridian twice, 14-10 and 19-13. CThe Mt. Baker
game saw the loss, for good, of Roland Peterson, swift-charging half-back,
who sustained a broken collar-bone.D
'lit was in the first-of these latter victories over the Trojans that the
Eagles played their smartest ball of the season. The first half went score-
less. CHowever, it was only the stubborness of the Eagle line that held the
visiting Trojans from scoring on repeated occasions.D Then, in the second
half the Eagles sprang their big surprise. They switched from a Notre
Dame Box to a T-formation and cut the Trojan line to shreds. Lefthalf,
Don Bring galloped between guard and tackle on a perfectly coordinated
play to rack up Ferndale's first touchdown. Bring also crossed the goal-
strip for the extra point. In the fourth quarter Fullback Loney unleashed
a long pass to End Bob Cline who caught it and went unmolested the re-
maining distance to the goal. Loney bucked the line to add the point-after-
Only eight of Coach Franko's 24 lettermen will not return next season.
Of this number Roland Peterson, a Junior, will naturally be absent from the
coming campaign's roster because of his collar-bone injury. Ray Ryer, Don
Bring, Dave Duncan, l,rvin Grout, Ernie Stowell, Bill Sundean, and Bob
Nordvedt are all '45 graduates. Back for action next season, which from
all aspects promises to be a successful one for the Eagles, will be Bob Cline,
Bob Flaherty, George Hanowell, .larvin Loney, Wayne Flaherty, Bob Bezona,
Harold Reimer, Herb Harriman, Bennet Asplund, Elwood Sundstrom, Bob
Atwood, Rod Cardwell, Jake Creasey, Fred McIntosh, Alton Gregor, and
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Lady Luck, who is a kind of guardian angel of sports, wasn't very
partial toward the Eagles basketball team during the 1945 season. For
a short time in the County League race it looked as though the fate-ren-
dering woman had been won over to the Eagles' side. That was when the
FHS five defeated consecutively Meridian and Lynden. But it was a pre-
mature opinion, for the Eagles lost three tilts in a row following their
two-game winning streak. In the final league contest of the season Lady
Luck didn't abandon her disfavor of the locals, but allowed them to de-
feat the title-winning Nooksack Valley Pioneers to stir up a little ex-
citement in county sports circles. No, Lady Luck just wasn't an Eagle fan.
A few of the tough breaks she handed Coach Cliff Axelson's cagers
were: C13 The loss of ace forward Bob Cline for three league games because
of an ankle injury received in a practice tilt with Concrete High, C23 The
collarbone injury sustained by Roland Peterson, taking him from two
months of practice sessions and elongating the time needed for him to get
into shape, C33 Many border-line decisions by referees handed down to
opposing teams, C45 The lack of height in the Eagles' camp that made them
easy prey for teams which used man-to-man defenses.
At times, scattered as they may have been, the FHS five was the peak
of perfection in passing and ball handling and shooting. Chief among these
was the final game of the season in which the cellar-struck Eagles edged out
the championship-winning Nooksack Valley Pioneers, 44-43. Trailing dur-
ing the first half, the locals came back in the second and third quarters to
score one of the richest County League upsets in many a season. Pace-
setters for the Eagles were Roland Peterson and Dave Dyck. Peterson was
the ablest ballhawker of the evening and fired home 15 points while Dyck
with his amazing push-shot style netted 13 tallies.
The Eagles won three of their 10 league games. Every one of their
triple of victories was decided by a single point. They squeezed by Meridian,
37-36, nosed out Lynden, 32-31, and crept past Nooksack Valley, 44-43.
Star baekboard retrievers, a couple of fellows who did it when Coach
Axelson barked "Crack that baekboard," were Bob Cline and Bob Hansen.
A consistent point-maker and a tricky passer, center Harold Reimer was one
of the best pivot-men in the county, if not the best. Don Bring was a
capable ball-hawker and Dave Dyck, another guard, showed his skill when
he met up with zone-defenses against which his ability to score single arm
push-shots was terrific. In trouble-shooting roles Roland Peterson, Bill
Sundean, Bennett Asplund, and Allen Cratzenberg all proved their worth.
Both Bring and Dyck graduate this year, leaving vacant two first team
guard shots. Sundean of the reserves is also among the '45 seniors. Cline,
Reimer, Hansen, Peterson. Asplund, and Cratzenberg will all be on hand
next season. Bob and Bill Bezona who played fine hall on the second team
will also return for action on the Varsity lineup.
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As the Annual goes to press and the publishers are calling for copy,
Ferndale's 1945 baseball team makes ready to protect her ,44 County League
Coach Roy Franko, for whom baseball is a new sport in his line of
coaching duties, has fielded his team against Sedro-Woolley and Blaine in
practice games. VVith left-hander Harold Reimer on the mound for nine
l'ull innings the Eagles were edged out by a single run, 5-4 by Sedro-Wool-
ley on the Skagit diamond. In the Blaine encounter, at Ferndale, which
ended in a 2-2 tie, pitching chores were divided among Bill Manthey, Don
Bring, and Allen Cratsenberg.
Behind the plate on the catching end are George Hanowell and Ben-
nett Asplund. Duty at first base is shared by .Iarvin Loney and Roland
Peterson. Second Sacker Dave Dunkin is a full-game deluxe man and the
same for veteran Short-Stop Ernie Stowell. Holding down third base
XVayne Flaherty and Bob Bezona.
In the outfield, Ray Flyer and Fred McIntosh have the right garden in
tow. Jake Creasey has the center post in hand while Elwood Sundstrom and
Bob Flaherty await action at left field. Ray Nordby is on call for play
either behind the plate or at third base.
Four fellows in the squad are seniors, veteran lettermeng Ernie Stow-
ell, Don Bring, and Ray Ryer, and also Dave Dunkin, who did not play
baseball previous to this year.
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G A A
The Girls' Athletic Association, this year, was as active as in the past.
Any girl of the school is eligble to be a member and is entitled to a letter
after she has earned the 500 points. To earn these points you must take
an active part in girls' sports. This year some new sports which were added
to the list were skating, swimming, horseback riding and bowling. The
swimming party held on February 26, was one of the events sponsored by
the GAA. Many grls attended and everyone had a splashing good time.
Smaller groups of girls have gone on hikes, and have had swimming and
skating parties. Another event the club had was the annual GAA Fireside.
This is a night when the girls do the asking and the boys have only to
furnish transportation. A short program was held at school first, then the
fun ot' the evening came when the girls and boys were divided into groups
and went on a treasure hunt. When the groups came hack a lunch was
served and that ended the fi1'eside of '45,
The basketball honor team this year was again the Sophomores who
won all of their games. The runner-up team was the .luniors, and last but
not least the Senior team.
The officers this year were President, Lillian Schriebcrg Secretary,
Merrilee King, Treasurer, Elsie Phiefer,
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THE JOYOUS' ROAD
The road is not always a struggle, as
lhere are many joys lo accompany the travel-
er on his way. He may like MUSIC, or
DRAMA, or the development ol' BICAUTY.
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Book IV Music
The band has been very ambitious this year. Their major activity has
been to raise money for uniforms. Together with the Lions Club of Fern-
dale, they have put on various programs and concerts for the benefit
of band uniforms. There has been keen competition also. Since there
were about fifty band members and only forty would receive uniforms, all
have been working hard to secure a place in the band.
From this group a pep band was formed. This band has been very
active and helpful in school assemblies and at the games. All in all we would
like to say "Hats off to the band" an industrious group of hard workers
who are really trying to get ahead for their own betterment and for the
glory of the school.
Much emphasis in the orchestra this year has been given to improve
intonation and ability for the betterment of the whole group. The first
major undertaking of the orchestra was the broadcast over KVOS on No-
vember 30, when they played five numbers. This proved interesting as
well as being helpful to them.
The orchestra also helped out in playing for different organizations
and school functions such as the Senior Play, Junior Play, and of course
the annual Baccalaureate and Commencement. The orchestra will be hit
hard by nine graduating seniors, but there will be others to take their
place, although it will mean much work and effort.
The main feature of the chorus was the Christmas vesper service
which was held on Decembr 17, 1944. At this service, with the background
of candles and church windows, they sang many beautiful songs. Perhaps
the most impressive and best remembered of these was the singing of "Hal-
lelujah Chorus" from Handel's "Messiah."
In March, some of the chorus members went to Bellingham to sing in
the Festival chorus, which was composed of outstanding vocalists in What-
com and Skagit counties.
The girIs's sextette made its debut at the beginning of the year by sing-
ing on the first program of a series of tri-county school broadcasts over
station KVOS in Bellingham. During the year they have sung for as-
semblies and school activities and also for various clubs in town. This
group of girls selected from the chorus was composed of June Balfour, Bar-
bara McAlpine, .Ioan Pinkerton, Barbara Hurbison, Doreen Hartman, and
Gladys Lingbloom. Their accompanist was Grace Johnson.
Their three-part harmony consisting of first sporano, second soprano,
and alto has been heard in songs ranging in type from classical to modern
-or as we might say from Brahms to Gershwin.
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Book IV Drama
- SENIOR PIAY
The Senior Class Play, one of the highlights in FHS drama each year,
was presented on March 16, 1945. "Sneak Date" is the story of life at a
military academy for boys, and a drama school for girls. When the foot-
ball star, Harold, tplayed by Frank Petersonb finds he is failing in geometry
and will be disqualified to play in the biggest game of the season, the girls
from Tyndall Hall decide to take overwand they do. Their ringleader is
Shirley, played by Marjorie Van Demark. The other girls are: Betty, a
sweet young thing with dancing feet, Norma Hawleyg Ellen, a sophisticated
senior with an overdose of boredom, Marilyn Moles, Annabella, an innocent
and rather simple girl who never quite understands, but loves advenfure,
Eleanor Scrimsherg Frankie, played by Merrilee King, is definitely the
wow that all the cadets want to know better, Miss Stephenson, a young
and lovely teacher at the girls' school, Donna Lee Borakerg Miss Campbell,
an actress of by-gone days, who heads the girls, school, Evalyn Knight,
and Aunt Sarah Finch, the jovial aunt of Harold, Mary Ellen Hardman.
Zep, played by Don Bring, is in the beginning rather conceited and in
love with Frankie, but before the final curtain falls, he admits that Harold
twho is also in love with Frankiel is needed on the football team. Bob
Nordvedt, as Slip, stands at attention on guard duty all the time Annabella
doesn't have him cornered. As Dink Wittman, a "worm" from New York,
Dave Duncan almost succeeds in taking Frankie away from Zep, and in rec-
ord time! Colonel Spark, played by Alden Sundean, is head of the military
academy, and Larry, his gambling son, is played by Harris Byers. Mr. Day,
the academy geometry teacher, played by Burnett Philpott, falls in love with
Miss Stephenson, and the cast for a play full of hilarious fun, circumstances,
and love, is completed.
JUNIOR PLA Y
After this goes to press, the Junior class will present to the public a
mystery play entitled "Find the Womanllu The cast consists of Roscoe
Lord, a ladies' man, Roland Peterson, Bella Karns, the not so industrious
maid, Nellouise Shultz, Hannah Welcome, an excentric, scrawny, spinster,
lnadean McDonald, Ella Allchin, an elderly flirt who is always dieting, Kath-
leen Lobb, Boris Ivan, a suspicious foreigner, Bennett Asplundg Major Mal-
cohn Henry Burleigh, a suave, polished Southern gentleman, Bob Bezonag
Fannie Frost, a fantastic novelist in her early thirties, Gloria Baerg The
Woman in Red, a mysterious foreign looking girl, Charlotte Pettit, Inspector
Con C. Bungle, a conceited, noisy detective, Bill Jonesg Anne Fuller, a re-
fined and charming girl, Molly Ann Whiteleyg .Iohn Camp, a hard-boiled
policeman, Bill Bezona: and Mazie Marsh, a flashy appearing, unrefined
girl, Gloria Clark.
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Every year, at the All School Carnival, a girl is elected to reign over the
evening of fun and frolic. The candidates for queen are selected by the
students for their personality, charm, and beauty. Queen Merrilee King,
Senior, is pictured above with her attendants, Princess Kathleen Lobb, Jun-
ior, and Princess Mary Lee Boggs, Sophomore.
THE WINDING ROAD
Once in awhile we find tl trail that Iezuls
away from thc main road ll short dislzulcv.
On this trail we do our EXPLORING and
FRULICKING. ln the many activities we find
FUN and I'Ci2,lX2ltiOIl.
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From the very beginning of the school year, the 1945 Aquila staff
had high hopes for this year's annual. With Mrs. Anderson as advisor we
found that efficiency and steady work were by far the easiest ways to pro-
duce the best results. The staff consists of eight members: Editor, Marilyn
Moles, Business Manager, Frank Peterson: Associate Editor, Grace .lohn-
song Associate Business Manager, Bill Jones, Assistant Editor, Marjorie
Westerlund: Assistant Business Manager, Dick Holden: Art Editor, Norma
Hawleyg and Typists, Melene Bakkom. VVe wish to thank DeLorcs Bohn
for helping with the typing.
Due to the shortage of materials, the Aquila, like everything else, has
had to do with less, but we feel certain that our fellow students understand
the situation. None of us want to use materials and manpower that are
vitally needed in our all-out war effort, unless we have to.
The theme which we have chosen for this book is "Highways," and in
carrying out the theme, we have pictured here the highway we've all
been traveling on, learning. More often than not we have found side roads,
new trails, and by-ways on which to spend the majority of our time. But
ve1'y slowly, we have covered a lot of territory. They say that one does
not know the country until he has seen every part of it, and so it is with
our high school life. Anyway if there were no activities we of the Aquila
Staff would have had a hard time finding something for this book. As it
is, we've had a hard time deciding where to stop.
We leave you now, with the results of our work. We hope you'll re-
member us, Cif not with pleasure, then otherwisefl when you're looking
through the book forty years from now.
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THE TA TTLER
As this year's activities draw to a close we all think of what fun wc
have had in our activities ami classes. And thinking of classes, a1'ound
sixth period of eve1'y other Friday wc were handed our bi-monthly paper.
The Tnlflcr. We always had fun picking the paper to pieces and trying to
write a better one ourselves. Our first encounter into the paper was the Scan-
dal page where all the dirt was assembled by our able partisan, Eleanor
Scrimsher. From then on it was the jokes and then the good old Sports
Page edited by Scribe Rod Cardwell. Once in a while we see solnething by
Demcy Mylar. And we shall never forget those pictures drawn by Dick Hol-
den. All these little things helped make The Taftlcr worthwhile, and inter-
VVe sincerely want to thank Miss Fairbanks for kind dependable work
with the entire paper force. Her extra work on this project is appreciated.
Last year Evan Brooks was elected editor and Evalyn Knight Assistant
editor. Evan Brooks, due to illness, was unable to attend school for the last
semester and so Evalyn Knight took the reins ot' the paper. VVe've had
some neat little press copies since Evalyn took over and we want to thank
her for it.
Gloria Baer is assistant editor and knows her stuff. She's always ready
to help when the call of duty comes.
The staff is as follows: Front Page, Betty .l. Pomeroy and Nellouise
Shultz: Sports Page, Rod Cardwell: Club Page, Evelyn Beulg Scandal Page,
Eleanor Scrimsherg Feature Page, Neva Robertson: assistant, Norma Haw-
ley: Exchange, Dorothy MeAlpine: Typing, Barbara Bliss and Alice Still-
well. The advisor is Miss Fairbanks.
There are other people working on the staff too. They run errands,
do typing, write short stories and other odd jobs. They are Lois Tawes,
Maxine Bergsma, Bob Hanson, Molly Ann VVhitely, Alma Wenger, Audrey
McConnaughey, .IoAnne Perkins, Dorothy Oslin, lnadean McDonald, Hel-
en Hougan, Barbara Simonson, Valgene Stark, and Gloria Clark.
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The fall of i-H started another active year for the members of the
Girls' Club. The Club's first duty was to acquaint the new girls with the
club and its activities. The smaller clubs under the Girls' Club this year
were the Standard, Service, Program, Library, Publicity and also the Big
Sister club to which only the Senior girls are eligible to join.
The officers for the year were as t'ollows: President, Merrilee Kingg
Vice President, Neva Robertsong Secretary, Dorothy McAlpineg Treasurer,
Onc of the main things the club did this year was to put on the annual
carnival with the able assistance of the Boys' Club. 'tt was really a gala
event with the Bingo and VVhite Elephant stalls, the basketball and baseball
throw, the dart games and the delicious food served at the restaurant. One
of the highlights of the evening was the eoronation of the Girls' Club Pres-
ident, Merrilee King as queen of Ferndale High.
The Girls' Club also put on a skating party which was in payment to
lloys' Club for selling the most tickets for a band uniform benefit game.
Another highlight was the Mothers' Tea in which all the mothers of
l"crndale High students had an enjoyable' evening.
Thus the year ended with the girls' minds full of ambitions to carry on
ncxt year to make it a better and more prospering organization.
The girls have chosen for the club the following creed:
I believe that as a girl of
Ferndale High School
I should be:
Faithful, forgiving and sincere,
Ever eager to learn,
Ready to help others:
Noble. upright and just,
Dependable in all things,
Anxious to do my part,
Loyal to my friends ill school
Earnest in my desire to become a worthwhile woman.
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This year's Boys' Club, under the leadership of Merle Fryer, president:
Don Barrett, vice presidentg Bob Cline, secretaryg Elwood Sundstrom, treas-
urerg and Coach Franko as advisor: had a very successful year.
The Boys' Club and the Girls' Club put on the annual carnival which
was a great success.
The Boys' Club this year purchased a picture of a Golden Eagle, the
111ascot of our school. We feel this will be a big addition to the looks ot' the
main hall, and to the spirit of the school.
During the year many tournaments were held. First a horseshoe tour-
ney won by Ha1'old Reimer and Frank Pete1'son. ln the winter, a basketball
session won by Captain Wayne Flaherty's team. ln the spring a badminton
tournament, both doubles and singles was held, the results of which will be
announced after this goes to press. These tournaments have done a lot to
give the boys something to do at noon, and to promote good-natured
competition between the boys. CAlso, we noticed that the girls enjoyed the
games, especially when certain boys were playingj
The only permanent committee in the Boys' Club this year is the Serv-
ice Committee, which sees to parking cars at school functions, and helping
in any way possible.
Our thanks also go for an outstanding year to Mr. Stowell, Mr. Loreen,
and Mr. Axelson who helped Mr. Franko in advising the club.
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FUTURE FARMERS 0F AMERIUA
The F. F. A. is a national organization of farm boys studying vocation-
al agriculture in high school. The Ferndale Chapter this year has a mem-
hership ot' 36 boys.
Dave Dyck, Harris Byers, Raider Kelstrup, and Merle Fryer, took first
place honors at two dairy cattle judging contests. Pat Alleyn was high
man in the Northwest potato judging contest.
Every hoy carries on a home project such as raising crops or raising
livestock. To aid hoys in securing good livestock the F. F. A. has purchased
and farmed out several purebred cows. At the present time they own two
registered .lerseys and two Guernseys and one registered Guern-
The F. F. A. often huys used farm machinery. This is repaired hy the
hoys in shop classes and then sold.
Many fruit t1'ees in the community are pruned hy F. F. A. boys. Feed
is often purchased cooperately as a service to the members and farmers
ol' the community.
For the past several years the F. F. A. has grown certified VVhite Rose
seed potatoes. Plans are under way for the growing of an acre again this
In December the Ferndale chapter was host when members from six
other chapters attended a joint initiation ceremony. Over one hundred
Late last spring Glenn Franklin won a very high honor hy heing elect
ed Stale President of the F. F. A. During this year he has visited many of
the chapters in the State i11 connection with his office.
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The Torch Honor Soeiety, that envied club where the brains sit and
discuss their thesis, started the school year out with the annual Torch Hon-
or Banquet. All the new members were invited, and asked to slay alter-
NV2ll'llS for a meeting in the kitchen, where considerable speed was made
with dishes and mops. The Junior members were the cooks, and the Se-
nior members, the hosts. VVe are proud to say that this was one ol' the
most successful banquets we've held yet.
Various other activities and parties have been planned l'or, and will be
held after this goes to press.
DRAMA TIC CIUB
The Dramatic Club started the year out by ordering a group ot' short
plays in order that several good plays could be put on for the student
A short play called "Christmas House" was given successfully at the
Christmas assembly. So far that is the only play that has been given. Others
will probably be given after this goes to press.
The main activity ot' the club has been to develop acting talents by doing
individual extemporaneous skits.
Those who ruled the Club were: President, Marjorie Vanllemarkg
Vice President, Evalyn Knightg Secretary, Bill Jones: Treasurer, Betty
Jean Pomeroy, and Sergeant at Arms, llnadean McDonald.
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VVith Mr. Stowell as advisor, the Outdoor Club has had an enjoyable
year, spent mostly on archery. NVe would like to publish the names ot'
those winning the archery prizes in the contest to be held, but the book
must go to press before the contest. The club yell is:
Rickety. rackety, raekety, boom!!
Outdoor, Outdoor, give us room!!
XVitl1 Frank Peterson as president, the Science Club has been active
in nearly every phase ot' science, from Biology to modern engineering. Field
trips are among the activities scheduled. On these trips the members ol' the
club gain a first hand knowledge ol' the realm of natu1'e, with Mr. Kanarr
to explain and point out interesting specimens.
PROJECT 0RS 61 UB
The duty ol' the Projectors Club is to operate the movie projector
for all educational and entertainment movies shown here at school. Since
movies have been used a lot for visual aid in F. H. S., the Projectors Club
has been quite busy. VVith Mr. Kanarr as advisor, and Bill Bezona as pres-
idcnt, we feel this club has done an excellent job throughout the year.
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Miss Dunagan is the advisor of the Colleetor's Club, which has spent
an enjoyable year studying and working on their various hobbies. Some ol'
these hobbies are: stamp eolleeting, eolleeting post eards l'roln foreign eoun-
tries, photography, collecting recipes and eroqueling. Gloria Clark is
president of the Colleetor's Club.
A new club was organized this year under the supervision ol' Mrs.
Hughes. This Club is for students who are interested in reading.
Throughout the year reviews were given on new books, authors and
latest movies. The club has started a library ot' its own for the elub mein-
bers' use only. The dues were one dollar for the year. This money was spent
for books which are to be in the Book Club Library.
Last year Art Club was organized for students who were interested in
2ll'l. drawing. This year the elub has prospered in number and in talent.
Under the able leadership of Miss Fairbanks, the elub has learned how to
make ehalk drawings and they have also made peneil skelehes.
The club's main work this year was making posters for the sehool ear-
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The purpose of this club is to usher at all programs here at the school.
Seeing that masses of people are seated correctly is no easy task, and we
take our hats off to these girls who tirelessly and graciously welcolnc
people to the social functions of the school. To be elected as a member of
this club, poise, personality, and dependability are taken into consideration.
Priscilla U'Neall is president of the Usher's Club, and Miss Dunagan is the
The Letterman's Club is another new club made up of boys who have
earned their letters in sports throughout the year. The initiation of the boys
into the club was something the whole school observed. Part of the initia-
tion was for the new members to improve the looks of our school by picking
up papers and keeping the school grounds clean. The club's aim is to get
more boys interested. not only in school sports, but in various activities
which our school has to offer.
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The Travel Club of '45 was partially formed from last year's Spanish
class. Some of the students wanted to continue their study of foreign
countries. The Travel Club's aim this year was to make scrap books and
exchange them with schools of other lands. These scrap books were to con-
tain pictures, school activities, and interesting articles of the land in which
they live. Mrs. Anderson, the advisor, read books written about different
countries and stimulated in the students the urge to travel.
UBRA RIA NS
The girls who have given up their study hall period to work in the
library this year were: Mary Ellen Hardman, Evalyn Knight, Beverly Whae
len, Donna Lee Boraker, Evelyn Ruel, I.aVerne Honrud, Merrilee King,
Alice Stillwell, Kathleen Lobb, Ernestine Swan, Elsie Pheifer, and Marjorie
These girls are important factors in preserving the order and providing
the service necessary for effective study. Some of the duties which
these girls performed this year were checking out books, keeping order,
keeping up the bulletin board and helping students to find books.
The officers of the club were as follows: President, Elsie Pheiferg Vice
Presidnt, Marjorie Vanllemarkg Secretary, Donna Lee Boraker: Treas-
urer, Kathleen Lobb.
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Hi kids, do you remember all the swell times we had here at F. H. S.,
along with tl1e hard work, the "overtime," and the disappointments in love?
In case your mind needs to be refreshed, go just a little further down the
trail with us, and maybe you'll see some of those hectic, but wonderful days
Remember when the Letterinan's Club was first organized? How those
one striper members sweated and suffered! One afternoon found Bob
Bezona out in the Enterprise cemetery counting the number of Smiths on
the gravestones. And the same afternoon, Dave Dunkin spent counting the
railway ties between Ferndale and the Birch Bay cut-off. Elwood Sund-
strom was sent along to heckle him. The next morning when we came to
school we found Rod Cardwell sitting on the front steps, eating his
Wheatiesfand so, a Letterman, Alden Sundean Cwho always was kind of
a sleepy guyb packed an alarm clock to all his classes that day, and on top
of that, he insulted every girl in school by asking such personal questions
as "how much do you weigh?" But the pay-oft' came when Bob Nordvedt
gave a new Coiffure to all of Ferndale High's vast lawn, so it would be
easier for Otto to mow! But, such was life in F. H. S.
Remember the day Molly, Ann, Audrey, Deannie, Kathleen, Vandy,
and Marilyn came to school with loud plaid shirts, and their pops' neckties
on? It was supposed to show the boys that we gals weren't afraid of fads
either, but we know that the boys are miles ahead of the girls as far as
fads are conce1'ned. First it was red hats. The halls were simply massed
with red hats. Loud Suspenders held their own too! Then the fad changed
to more hats, only this time they were brief versions of the baseball cap.
Around tl1e end of the month was always when time really dragged.
The drug store was out of ice cream and we had to satisfy ourselves with
cokes and Green Rivers, until the next month. But then someone always
made it right by saying, "Don't you know there's a war on?"
At noon we all used to gather in the bookkeeping room, or the Home
Ec. room, twhichever the 1'adio happened to be intl and listen to any hot
music coming our way. More than once we were reproached for letting
that tingle in our feet get the best of us. Remember?
lt seems to us that there was a wealth of popular music during the
year 1944-45. Such songs as "Don't Fence Me in," "Swingin' On a Star,"
"The Trolley Song," "Dancin' With a Dolly," and "Rum and Coca Cola,"
were good examples of what interested our small minds, way hack when.
There was a serious side too, to the music we chose as "solid," Such pieces
"lt Had to Be You," "No Love, No Nothin'," "I Don't VVant to Love You,"
"l'll Walk Alone," "I Dream of You," "Fm Making Believe," and "A Little
on Tl1e Lonely Side," remind us that those were war years. There were a
few older ones we still cherished, "Stardust," "ln The Blue of Evening,"
"Night and Day," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyesf' "Cocktail For Two," and
countless others. Of course when we were really getting hep we counted
on Tommy Dorsey's Boogie Woogie, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Harry
James, and Charlie Barnett. But the song to top all songs was "Just One
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liny bonds. This nieans YOU!
Whipping' up at little nitro glya-eriin-.
llei-os looking nt yon, gals.
"NVilly" Jones and "l!obhio" MoAlpiln
Vsefnl ns we-ll as pretty.
History notebooks on display.
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5. School starts. Don Bring now leading flag salute in assemblies.
6. Sophomores still looking very green. Can't someone help tl1en1 find
their way around?
11. Magician wows F. H. S. with stupendous acts of magic.
13. Student Body meeting. Bill Jones gives voluntary speech on every-
thing in general, and nothing in particular.
15. F. F. A. boys attend fair.
18. Senior class meeting starts year for class of '45 with a bang!
19. Bond assembly. Everyone buys bonds for good old U. S. A.
20. Dramatic Club wages war in meeting.
22. First Tattler published. Lots ot' "over the vacation" scandal to catch
up on. Pep assembly, with the peppy duo Kat and Deanie leading.
Game with Stanwood. Eagles lose 12 to 0.
25. Mr. Monroe absent from orchestra. Maestro Gregor swings a mean
26. Officer Hawkins speaks on safety. Mr. Axelson confesses, and we
find he has a "record."
27. Mr. Bishop brings his trained dogs to F. H. S., talso, his sonlj
29. Game here with Mt. Maker. Peterson injured, and with true Fighting
Eagle spirit, our boys get in and win the game, 7 to 6.
Eagles travel to city to play Raider Cubs. Lose 20 to 0. Paper drive
started, to earn 111oney tor bleachers.
6. Second Tattler published.
9. Bill Sundean falls asleep i11 N. W. History class. tWho said tl1at's
10. Girls start new fad-loud plaid shirts and ties. '
11. Boys still mad at girls for aforesaid shirts and ties.
12. Game with Meridian on their field. Eagles win 14 to 0. On the way to
the game a mouse was discovered in one of the cars. All the girls
rode the rest of the way to Meridian standing on the seats. Good thing
a man was driving!!
13. School dismissed at 1:05 on account of Teachers' Institute-and on
Friday, the 13th too! Lucky!
16. Paper drive over. Western Thrillers are gone, so the fellas spend their
noons down town once more.
17. Ferndale High puts on program over KVOS.
18. Bob Cline goes deer hunting. He has 15 days to make up time.
19. Girls make bread in Home Economics. Boys use loaves for football
20. Game with Blaine Borderites. Eagles lose 20 to 7.
24. Sgt. Jack McDonald speaks about the European war theater, in as-
sembly. Deanie leads 15 rousing cheers for "brother Jack."
26. Another game with Bellingham Cubs, and another losing score for
Eagles, 12 to 0.
30. Orchestra gets detention for skipping class. They're now playing "As
Time Goes By."
31. HalloJwe'en-"Kids" raid town.
1. Annual pictures taken. Wind blows, and everyone's hair looks ter-
rible, so they say. Personally, we think your hair looks pretty cute.
2 School dismissed at 2:30 for another teachers' meeting.
3. Ferndale beats Meridian in game. Carnival big success-King
11. Armistice Day football game. Goal post demonstrationw-big free for all.
CYou guessed it. The game was with B1aine.J
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21. "Little disturbance" in school. No one knows where it started, but
who cares, so long as we enjoy it! ll
22. "Little disturbance" growing. Everyone seemed to have cotton in his
ears when the tardy bell rang this morning.
23. Thaixksgiving Day. We're all thankful that we're alive after what's
been going on the last two days.
24. Vacation-something else to be thankful for.
28. First basketball game with Sedro-VVoolley. Eagles lose 31 to 29.
30. Orchestra goes to Bellingham to play over radio. Hillview Dairy doing
big Ferndale business afterwards.
l. Big band benefit dance in the Crystal Ball Room, sponsored by Lions
Miss Selander meets sailor. tNews?D
4. Custer bus late after school. Irv waits quietly. CLike Irv always does.J
5. Ferndale travels to Oak Harbor to lose a basketball game. Girls seen:
to have enjoyed the trip.
6. New Iettermen undergoing rigid initiation. Drug store full of sweating
athletes after school.
7. Big Lettermen's party. No one seems to know what happened, but by
the looks of some of the boys, it was no Easter egg hunt. CAlthougl1,
I think there wcrc .some eggs present.D
15. Basketball Jamboree at Lynden. Eagles lose to Lynden Lions, in best
game of the evening.
I8. "The Great Victor Herbert" comes to F. H. S.
22. Christmas party Dramatic club gives premiere performance. Santa
gives a lot of tobacco, etc. t IJ. Vacation begins. See you next year!
2. Back to school again. New Year's Resolution still good.
3. This is another day. Resolutions cease to be good.
10. Seniors have heated discussion in meeting, about whether or not the
boys should wear ties for graduation.
12. Home game with Mt. Baker. Eagles lose 49 to 31. Grout eo111es wear-
ing a tie! Don Bring and Helen Nelson took fatal step-steadies now.
16. Another radio broadcast. This time the band does the honors.
22. No school. Furnace breaks down.
23. The Bird Man came to give a very good assembly. Girl's Club gives
skating party in honor of Boy's Club. Ferndale Lions Club plays Bur-
lington Lions Club on F.H. S. floor. with the local team winning. Var-
sity team gets chance to heckle Coach Axelson. Never a dull moment!
24. This is another day. Plenty of dull moments.
25 Report cards come out. After school finds a group of terrified students
in the drug store debating whether or not they should go home. Care-
less driver smashes into Roland's car. Saturday finds Holly and his
passengers in court. Bill Jones proves to be great detective.
26. Game at Nooksack, with F. H. S. coming out on the bottom of a
27. Double header week-end. The Mighty Eagles play Meridian on our
floor. Eagles lnake first win of the season, by Reimer's foul shot.
Cheering sections packed, and there was definitely no lack of school
30 Blee Man talks to students on bees. QWe've had the l1i1'dS and the 11695,
next comes the flowerslb Seniors get their rings in class meeting.
Near riot follows.
l. School presents benefit skating party for band uniforms.
2. February second and Ferndale Eagles' second victory of the season.
Thrilling game with the Iynden Lions, losing by one point.
Book V Exploring, Fun,
NEWS' AND VIEWS
F. H. S. CARNIVAL
On Friday, November the third, by the combined efforts of the Boys'
and Girls' Clubs, the annual carnival was held in the high school gym. A
record crowd was present to join in the fun of the evening. Just before
the coronation- of the queen is always a moment of high tension, and so
it was this year, with three charming girls as candidates. Merrilee King,
senior, was chosen, and crowned by Student Body President Don Bring.
The evening proved to be a great success.
After every carnival we have what is known as a clean-up committee
Cstrange, isn't it?J If ever there was a hard job, this is it! On Saturday
morning, dressed in old slacks with kerchiefs on their heads, the girls came
prepared to work. Dressed in dirty cords and sweaters the boys came to
see if there was anything left to eat. A layer of confetti, and streamers,
and peanut shells, and candy wrappers, and napkins, lay four inches
deep on every bit of the floor surface in school. Not only that, it was
stuck down with discarded gum. The kitchen was greasy, and every dish
was dirty, the sewing room Cused as dining-roomJ was in the worst sort
of a mess. Stands and concessions had to be taken down and put away. If
you think this is an easy job, please volunteer to help this committee next
BAND BENEFTT DANCE
The Ferndale chapter of the Lions' Club has been working hard this
year to help the school raise money for band uniforms. One of the ben-
efits they sponsored was a dance in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom of the
Hotel Leopold in Bellingham. With Herb Taylor's six piece band supply-
ing the music, and the huge crystal ball spinning from the ceiling and
reflecting thousands of little green lights around the lush ballroom, the set-
ting was perfect. It was a big job for the Lion's Club to undertake, and we
want them to know that we appreciate it.
There were several pep rallies during the football season, but the rally
before the first Blaine game was an outstanding one. Starting at 7:30
from the depot, we formed our traditional line, and raged through the
town leaving echoes of "Your pep! Your pep! You've got it, Now keep it,
Don't lose it, You'll need it! Your pep! Your pep!" and so on. After
covering most of the town, and satisfying ourselves that Coach Franko had
perfect confidence in our team, Cby the way, we lost the game the next
day!D we went back to the depot, where the team awaited us with a
huge pile of old boxes, etc., which was lighted. The boys also had an
effigy of Blaine, and this, too, was burned. No one got up to measure
the height of the flames, but we estimate they rose about fifteen
feet. We sat around the fire singing school songs, while the team departed
Cwith Coach Franko on their shoulders? for their homes and a good night's
and Frolicking Book V
NEWS AND VIEWS
TORCH HONOR BANQUET
With the class of '46 as cooks, the Torch Honor Banquet was a big
success. We admit that last year, when the '45 members prepared the
meal, it was more interesting, and the interest lasted longer, but this year
everything was nutritious, as well as delicious! The new members were
duly initiated, and as an extra concession Cas is the traditionb they were al-
lowed to clean up when the banquet was over. Every year we try to warn
these kids not to be too smart, but they're too dumb to listen, and get
themselves mixed up in this banquet. Seriously, we look forward to it as
one of the nicest affairs of the school year.
The annual G. A. A. tolo party was held on February 7, in the high
school gym, and Home Economics rooms. Everyone played badminton until
the program started. A short skit, and SOIIIC musical nunlbers made up
the program, after which the couples were grouped off in pairs and sent
out on a treasure hunt. If we remember right, one of the groups dug up
the treasure of another, and after much search, the losing group came
back, looking for revenge! A wonderful time was had by all, that evening,
when the party ended with hot dogs and orange juice.
Because the Boys' Club won a ticket selling contest, the Girls' Club
gave a skating party in honor of the boys. It was a pleasure to see our
faculty on skates, and believe it or not, not one student took the oppor-
tunity to trip any of them! Personally, l took several spills without being
tripped, but It think the party was enjoyed by all.
DEDICATION SERVICES OF VICTORY HONOR ROLL
A simple, but beautiful service was held in the school auditorium on
February 27, in honor of all the boys who have gone from our school
district into the United States armed forces. The public was invited, and
the main feature of the service was the unveiling of the Victory Honor
Roll purchased by the Girls' and Boys' clubs.
In order to raise money for a fund to keep purchasing name plaques
for the Victory Honor Roll. a pie auction was held at school one activity
period. Don Bring was the auctioneer. lt seems like the boys of F. H. S. have
confidence in the cooking ability of the girls, because some of the pies sold
for quite high prices.
NEVV RLEACHERS BUILT
A paper drive was one of the first activities of the student body this
year. The profits from this drive went towards the building of bleachers
for our athletic fields. The shop classes constructed the bleachers, and froln
ail angles, they did an excellent job. At football and baseball g3ll1CS, not
many of the energetic high school girls want to sit down to root for their
favorite athletes, but the public has expressed its appreciation in various
ways for the improvement in our facilities.
Book V Exploring, Fun,
Where's that !!'!"'??3 ball?
Demcy, IN ACTION.
It takes all kinds to lflillihi :L world.
He-men of FHS!
Mrs. ScriebP1"s pin up girl, Lillian.
Our 1l10l.l'l9l'S tolrl us l.ll6l'6lll bo lll0lIl0lllS
Shortage of gas Mary and Juno?
Roll Out the Barrvl.
He is, too, ai teavlierl
Glamour gals of FHS.
Bob combing the front luwn for Lettel
Statue of Liberty. fVancly, in case you
and F rolicking Book V
We'll never forget the arguments that the Senior Class had. It was
always the boys against the girls. Each would hold a "party caucus" beforc
meetings, and decide on which measures would make the opposite sex
During the first part of the school year, the big Presidential campaign
was in full swing, with Franklin Roosevelt on the Democratic ticket, and
Thomas Dewey on the Republican ticket. Many a friendship was lost over
that campaign, and why, we can't see. NVe all knew that Roosevelt was in
to stay. I guess it's fun to argue, so we did.
And when Bill Jones got his horn-rimmed glasses, will you ever forget?
They were supposed to be Robert Walker style, but they looked more like
Jones to us.
We saw lots of boys in uniform who were home on furlough, in our
halls and classrooms. Boys whom we were used to seeing in dirty cords
and loud sweaters, coming back to us in "bell bottom trousers and coats
of navy blue," and the khaki uniforms of the Army. These served as a
reminder to us to work and save and hope for the day when they would be
Remember how the girls kept throwing "hen parties" to keep them-
selves from gathering dust while their boy friends were in the service?
Valgene had a party in which six girls slept in the hay-mow. Somewherf:
in this book we have a picture of how they looked next morning. Then
there were Ouiji parties, and slumber parties, and "platter" parties, and
theater parties, and swimming parties, all with the main purpose of afford-
ing some news to write tothe one and only.
There are so many other things we'd like to remind you of, but the
present holds an important job for all of us, and we 1llllSi get back to
the main highway, after our little jog down memory lane.
With all best wishes to you, we remain,
THE AQUILA STAFF-1945
Book V Exploration and Frolicking
7. G. A. A. annual Fireside. Big success. CRain didn't stop anyone nohowj
8. Rain and more rain. Footfall field under water.
9. Mt. Baker game. VVe lost, as usual.
13. Game with old time rivals, Blaine. Lost after a thrilling 3-minute
14. Hearts were flying around school today. Girls' Club and Boys' Club
have separate parties.
21. Ethel Ramsey and trained canaries come to pay visit to F. H. S. Calso
the backboardb. .
22. Washington's birthday but it'didn't affect old Ferndale High.
23. Movie-Stanley and Livingstone. Love that man Spencer Tracy! lin
the last game of the season the Eagles beat the county champs, CSumas-
NooksackD, thanks to Peterson for making the winning point.
24. Annual Publications Prom at WWCE. Everyone thrilled with the per-
fect setting for a formal prom.
27. Dedication services held for the Victory Honor Roll. Very impressive.
28. Science Club throws party for members. Big success except for trivial
3. Big game at Mt. Vernon for district honors, and what a game!
5. Class meetings today. Seniors are still Seniors-the fight goes on.
6. It feels and looks like Spring is at last here.
7. School has pie sale. Big success. Boys feel rather sick. Did someone
say it was spring? Look at it now.
9. A scarcity of music students in school. Big Music contest today in
Bellingham. Good luck kids.
13. No blue sky around Ferndale. "Stormy Weather."
15. Senior Play big success. Cast and advisors have big chicken dinner
after play at Booth's.
19. Movie "I NVanted Wings." Yes, and with the nice gale that was blow-
ing today all we needed was wings.
21. Everyone looks like their heads are going to burst with last minute
facts crammed into their heads before the quarter tests come up.
27. School broadcast put on by Junior High groups.
29. Badminton is in full swing at last.
1. Easter! We hope all the kids went to church.
4. Magician "Duke Montague" performs on stage.
5. First practice game of the season played with Blaine.
6. Believe it or not! Ferndale had spring vacation. Even though it is
only a day, it's a vacation.
9. Another practice game with Concrete. Lost 4 to 1 but our team looks
promising fthat's more than you can say about the weatherb.
12. At 3:00 p. m. the flag was lowered to half mast in respect for Franklin
D. Roosevelt, who died this afternoon.
13. Junior play, big success. Mystery shrouds school.
15. Annual goes to press! The following are schedules for April and May.
27. All School Music Festival.
10. Mothers' Tea.
11. Junior Senior Banquet
14. Science Trip
17. Class Day. All school picnic.
25. Report cards!
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Congratulations . . . .
To the Class of 194-5
UNION PRINTING CO.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1945
B U Y W A R B O N D S
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CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 1945
20th Century Bowling Center
"Where Whatcom County Bowls"
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Bellingham, Wash. --ululuu-nu--UUA
"It's a short road that has no advertising signs."
E. D. Whiteley, Prop.
Listen, my children, and you shall hear
Familiar noises very clear 5
'T was the class of '45, by heck-
They've eaten Sundaes by the peck
Ernie, Paul, Alice and Molly
CEMENT WORK GRAVEL AND SAND
Complete Building Service
Phone X-521 Ferndale' Washington
BEST WISHES .... T0 THE CLASS OF 1945
N. C. KEITH
Phone M-25 Ferndale, Washington
J EWELL MUTOR CO.
FORD SALES and SERVICE
Ferndale, Wash. Ph0l10 M-33
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"If opportunity is seized when it comes, it will not have to be chased
when it goesf'
We Will Greet You Soon With The Famous Makes Of
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210 W. HOLLY ST. BELLINGHAM, WASH
CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO THE
CLASS OF 1945
FOR HEALTH'S SAKE
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"Advertising: the art of making people think they have always
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Member Federal Reserve Bank
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
PERCY HOOD, President M. F. HASTINGS, Vice-President
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"Quality M erchandisen
W. J. Irwin, Prop Phone R-225
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For the Home and Farm . . . At Right Prices
FRED I'I. DEVURE, HARDWARE
"Globetr0tter: A person with a roamin' nose
Best Wishes Class of 1945
FERNDALE CLOTHING 8:
To The Graduates of1945 .-
IN CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE
Since 1903 . . .
"The difference between opportunity and the kicker is that opportu-
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COATS -- SUITS - DRESSES
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BUSTER BROWN SHOE STORE
105 West Holly Street
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CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF Q4-5
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Phone M -1 20
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"The person who doesnit grasp opportunity when it comes, usually
ends up by knocking opportunity."
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Groceries and Meats F erndale, Washington
SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO PHONE ORDERS
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DODGE and PLYMOUTH CARS
Ferndale, Washington Phone M-O6
Everything To Build
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Phone M-18 Manager
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