Finchford High School - Blue and White Yearbook (Finchford, IA)
- Class of 1957
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FIRST BOARD OF EDUCATION: THE BUILDERS
The builder lifted his old gray head,
"Good friend, in the path I have come," he said,
"There followeth after me today
A youth whose feet must pass this way,
Good friend, I am building the bridge for him."
To you, the builders of Finchford consolidated school in the
early l92O,s, we, the seniors of the thirty-third class to graduate from
that school, gratefully dedicate this 1957 edition of the Finchford Blue
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ROW ONE: Carol Creighton, Carolyn Miller, Nancy Crist, Jackie
Murray, Janice Cuvelier, Mr. Smith. ROW TWO: Helen Smith,
Janet Smith, Carol Storm, Shirley Hundley, Kay Gerholdt, Donna
Mathes, Rosemarie Melichar, Kay Crist. ROW THREE: Sherley
Fox, Gary Schatzberg, Larry Schwab, David Bolton, Marvin Linda-
man, Gary Smith, Dick Mark, Lois Menzel.
Assistant Editor ......,.
Business Manager ,
Sports Editors , . .
. . . Nancy Crist
. . Jackie Murray
. .Rosemarie Melichar, Marvin
Lindaman, Larry Schwab
Senior Pages .,,,
Typist ........ h V 1 Q I i
Assistant .... .
Class News ,,.,,
Underclassmen Pictures and Plays
Banter and Annual Staff ,,,,,,
Administration , , ,
Assistant , , ,
Snaps ..... .
Adviser, , , , ,
Editors, .Kay Crist, Gary Smith
. . . Lois Menzel
. . . . Dick Mark
'. Donna Mathes
. . . . Kay Crist
. . . David Bolton
. Janice Cuvelier
. . . Helen Smith
. . . Janet Smith
. Carolyn Miller
. . . Carol Storm
. Shirley Hundley
. . .Kay Gerholdt
. . . Sherley Fox
. Carol Creighton
, Gary Schatzberg
- . . R. G. Smith
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FARMERS SUPPLY CO
ROW ONE: Mr. R. G, Smith, Mr, Herbert Hovelson, Mrs, Helen McDonald,
Mrs. Mary Smith, Mrs. Nell Black, ROW TWO: Mrs, Laura Jones, Mrs,
Vera Jennings, Mr. Lloyd Spier, Mrs, Ruth Grosse, Mr. Richard Hills,
BOARD OF EDUCATION
LEFT TO RIGHT: Don Rick, Clark Renner, Clyde Benton, Virgil Becker
John Messerly, Evelyn Greeley, R. G. Smith,
DR, KROMER Su KROMER FRED HESS
FARMERS IMP. CO. FRED'S SUPER VALUE
FIRST NATIONAL BANK GEORGE J. KAISER
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NUSS HATCHERY ROY'S PLACE
PLATTES D-X SAND's SERVICE STATION
"I want to be bashful but
girls won't let me!"
Basketball . . . . 1,2
Baseball . . . . 1,2
Dramatics . . . . 1,2
Operetta . . . . . . 1
Glee Club. . . . . 1,2
NANCY C RIST
"A word, a smile, a girl worth
Paper ........ 1,2,
Basketball Manager . . . .
Dramatics . . . . . . .
Glee Club. . .
Mixed Chorus . . .
Tri-Hi-Y .... . .
"Great men are dying all a-
round--in fact, I don't feel so
Officer .... ..... 2 ,4
Basketball . . . 1,2,3,4
Dramatics . . . . . . 3,4
Glee Club .... . . 1,2,3
Mixed Chorus . . . . . .1,2
Operetta .... . . . . .1,3
Basketball Manager . . . .
"My only books are a girls'
good looksgl love 'to study."
Officer .......... 1,4
Paper ........... 1
Annual . . . . . 1,2,3,4
Basketball . . . . 1,2,3,4
Baseball . . . . 1,2,3,4
Dramatics . . . . 1,3,4
Operetta . . . . . . .1,3
Glee Club .... . . .1,2,3
Mixed Chorus. . . . 1,2
Hi-Y ..... . . . 3,4
"Argue early, argue late--if a
line were crooked, she'd argue
Paper ...... . . . 1,2,4
Annual . . . . . . 4
Basketball . . . . 3,4
Dramatics . . . . 1.3.4
Glee Club . . . . . 1,2,3
Mixed Chorus . .... 1
Operetta .... . .1, 3
Tri-Hi-Y . . . . 3,4
SHE RLEY FOX
"Studying makes some wise--
Annual ..... . . 4
Dramatics . . . 3, 4
Operetta . . . . . 1,3
Glee Club .... . . 1, 2, 3
Mixed Chorus . .... 1
Tri-Hi-Y .... . . 3, 4
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"Althou h he talks but little,
a great deal more he thinks.
Paper ........... , 4
Annual .... ....
Basketball ....... . .l, 4
Baseball ....... 1, 2, 3,
Basketball Manager ..... 2
Dramatics ..... . 1, 3, 4
Operetta . . . . . . .1,3
Glee Club. . . 1, 2, 3
Quartet . , , .3
Hi-Y . . . .3,4
"Although there is no reason
apparent, she giggles anyway
Basketball . .
Dramatics . .
Operetta . . .
Glee Club .....
Tri-Hi-Y . . .
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Annual . . .
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Basketball . . . . l,2, 3,4
Dramatics . . . . 1,3,4
Operetta . . . . . . .1
Glee Club .... . 1, 2
Mixed Chorus . . . 1
Sextet ............ 1
Tri-Hi-Y .......... 3,4
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Officer .......... 1,3
Paper . . . . . . 1,2,3,4
Annual .... . . l,2,3,4
Basketball . . . . 1,2, 3,4
Dramatics . . . . 2,3,4
Operetta . . . . . . .l,3
Glee Club . . . . . l,2,3,4
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Trio ..... ..... 4
Solo .... . . 2.3.4
Tri-Hi-Y . . . . . 3,4
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Officer ......... 1, 2,
Paper. . . . 1,2, 3,
Annual ........ 1, 2, 3,
Basketball ...... 1, 2, 3,
Basketball Manager .....
Cheerleader ..... 1, 2, 3,
Dramatic ..... . 1, 3,
Operetta .... . . 1,
Glee Club .... . . 1,
Mixed Chorus . . . . .
Tri-Hi-Y .... . . 3,
Never speak sense when non-
asketball ........ 1, 4
aseball ........ 1, 2, 3
ramatics . . 1, 3, 4
Operetta .... . l, 3
Mixed Chorus . . . . 1, 2
Quartet .... . . . 1, 2, 3
Solo .... . . 1, 2, 3, 4
In 1944, a group of 26 youngsters started on a 12-year journey. Some of us
reached our destination at Finchford consolidated schoolg others took other roads
to the finish line,
Those who started here at Finchford include: Beth Ann Baldwin, David Bolton,
Richard Christian, Lowell Etzen, Sherley Fox, Rosemarie Melichar, Lois Menzel,
Carolyn Miller, Wilbur Murray, Bobby Osborn, Nancy Page, Janice Pashby, Gary
Schatzberg, Larry Schwab, Richard Schlampp, Marcella Sherburne, Marcia Sher-
burne, Charlton Sturms, Larry Williams, Ellen Soldwisch, Marvin Lindainan, Lloyd
White Jr., Mrs. Johnson was our teacher,
Others came and went and the class has now a membership of thirteen students,
including four who joined since first grade: Shirley I-Iundley, Helen Smith, David
Strickland, and Nancy Crist.
As freshmen, we had the traditional honor of being initiated by the seniors,
Class rings were ordered in November of our junior year, and received in
April. We were hosts to the seniors of '56 at the junior-senior banquet in May.
On November 1, 1956, the entire class of thirteen, with Mr. Smith, our sponsor
went to Waterloo and had our class pictures taken. Senior class play, junior-
senior banquet, baccalaureate, and commencement exercises rounded out our final
year as seniors of FHS.
Q10 years laterj
David Bolton is playing professional basketball for the Minneapolis Lakers
with a 35 point average per game in the current season.
Nancy Crist is a happily married woman living in New York and has the
career of her dreams. She is designing the interiors for the new "futurama"
housing division in New York City,
You are likely to see Carolyn Miller, ifyou need the assistance of a contractor
for she is stenographer and bookkeeper in her busband's office in Waterloo.
Helen Smith is a filing clerk at Schield Bantam in their outlying branch in the
suburbs of Des Moines.
Marvin Lindaman owns a deluxe service station outside Cedar Falls. He deals
in buying and selling sports cars on the side and drives his own M-G,
David Strickland is partner in business withaformer classmate, Gary Schatz-
berg. He is soon to run for state office, however, and no doubt will go far in politics.
Rosemarie Melichar, soon after leaving high school, went to college and took
a short course which furthered her possibilities inthe field of an airline stewardess.
She now has a job with TWA,
Donna Mathes was "discovered" by a Hollywood producer on his way through
Iowa to New York in 1960. She was given a screen test and has the Starring role in
"Joan of Arc."
Larry Schwab, after his graduation from Ames, returned to his home com-
munity and has since built up the largest farming layout in the county. It is rumored
he made some early investments in an Arizona citrus ranch, and will retire there
Lois Menzel has just had her first book published and it is already on the best
seller list. Lois is living in Flagstaff, Arizona.
As co-owner in the importing firm of Strickberg Inc. Gary Schatzberg handles
all the financial and business details.
Sherley Fox was married soon after graduation and now operates a hardware
store in Waverly.
"Ann's Salon" in Marshalltown is where you would find Shirley Ann Hundley.
After attending the Pitze beauty culture school in Waterloo she opened her own
establishment in nearby Marshalltown.
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Being of sound mind and memory on this day, May 22, 1956, we the graduates
of Finchford high, as we leave, do hereby will and bequeath our assets as follows:
I, Donna Mathes, will my benchwarming position on the basketball team to
Kay Crist, providing she keeps it as warm as Idid, I leave my typing grades to
Kenny Miller as long as he keeps them the same as mine. Iwill my ability to get
along without boys to Kay Gerholdt.
I, Rosemarie Melichar, will my free throw ability to Janice C. providing she
shoots 50 free throws per day, goes to state and makes 25 out of 25,
I, David Bolton, will my jump shot ability to Paul Miller, my undergraduate
girls to Gary Smith, and my cutting up ability in Mrs. Smith's class to Dick Mark.
I, Shirley Hundley, will my job as feature editor to Carol Messerly, providing
she also writes a story deserving of a long distance telephone call. My feeling for
Elvis Presley I leave to Janet Smith, providing she gets in as many arguments in
his defense as I do.
I, Larry Schwab, will my corner in history class to Jim Cuvelier and my
guard position to "Mouse" fKenny Millerj.
I, Marvin Lindaman, will my broken bat to anybody who wants to fix it. I
will the lectures I get from my teachers to the underclassmen providing they also
profit from them.
I, Nancy Crist, will my position and headaches, on the annual staff to Jackie
Murray, providing she doesn't cut any heads in half. My position as manager, I give
to Carol Storm, providing she doesn't forget the towel. I will my job on the mime-
oscope to anyone who's willing to suffer.
I, Lois Menzel, will my dummymaking ability to Kay G., and my variety of
hair-dos to anyone that changes them as often as I have.
I, David Strickland, will my oration to Bonnie Becker in hopes that the teachers
will be able to hear her, my ability to get along with the teachers to anybody who
needs it, and my teasing ability to Mike Bingham.
I, Carolyn Miller, will my home economics grades to Kay Crist, providing she
gives complete cooperation to the teacher.
I, Sherley Fox, will my love for Missouri to anyone who'll take it. I leave my
pony tail to Florence Jungling providing she cuts it off.
I, Helen Smith, will my quietness to Paul Hum, my extreme height to Johnny
Christians and---Johnny to Janet.
I, Gary Schatzberg, give my small amount of intelligence to anyone who wants
to take it for what it's worth. I will my ability to get above average grades without
working too' hard to anyone who will put it to good use.
As witness thereof, we subscribe our names.
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LAVELL STUDIOS MUELLER CLEANERS
ROW ONE: Kenny Miller, Deanna Myszka, Carol Creighton, Carol
Storm, Sponsor, Mr. Hovelson. ROW TWO: Jackie Murray, Janet
Smith, Jerry Bond, Jim Cuvelier, Paul Hum, Kay Crist, Kay Ger-
holdt. ROW THREE: Billy Murray, John Christians, Lynn Steven-
son, Dick Mark, Gary Smith, Bruce Kern, Myron Schild, Clarence
ROW ONE: Sponsor, Mr. Spier: Leonard Myszka, Melvin McIVIains,
Florence Jungling, Edna Mae Renning. ROW TWO: JaniceCuvelier,
Darold Jones, Paul Miller, Jim Soldwisch, Gordon Walters, Carol
Messerly. ABSENT: Richard Hundley.
HOME CAFE NEW HARTFORD HARDWARE
INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER NEW HARTFORD ELEVATOR
MAC'S SKELLY SERVICE RAY'S BARBER SHOP
ROW ONE: Judy Bolton, Bonnie Becker, Jerry Mark, Dale Ger-
holdt, Sponsor, Mrs. Jones. ROW TWO: Linda Cuvelier, Richard
Rudolph, John Schild, Ronnie Lindaman, Marilyn Dellinger. ROW
THREE: Raymond Mobley, Sherman Fox, Mike Bingham, Gary Ir-
win, Jack Miller E
ROW ONE: Jerry Johnson, Donald Miller, Tommy Benton, Ken-
neth McMains, Sponsor, Mrs. Smith. ROW TWO: George Sold-
wisch, Tommy Plantz, Jane Bingham, Virginia Miller, Joe Murray,
ROW THREE: Kenneth Seliger, Jimmy Menzel, Gene Murray, Jean
Case, Loretta Porath, Becky Petersen.
CARL D. PERRIN FARMERS CO-OP
CHESTER HARMON HERTS 81 CO.
DALE BRINK MAN HOLGAR HOL M
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ROW ONE: Gary Mathes, Gloria Myszka, Sponsor, Mrs. Black.
ROW TWO: John Case, Kenny Crist, John Rich, Mike Seliger.
STH AND 6TH GRADE
ROW ONE: Mr. Hills, Joe Ackerson, Robert Mobley, Sharon Zingg,
Charles Smith, Dennis Miller. ROW TWO: Robin Renner, Carol
Dellinger, Jerry Stirling, Tommy Mark, Allen Messerly, Sharon
Kern, Jack Ackerson. ROW THREE: Wade Jung1ing,Chery1e Moeh-
lis, Janice Schurman, Pat Bingham, Karen Belz, Beatrice Bartel,
Linda Murray, Ellen Porath. ABSENT: Dean Knapp.
WHITAKERS WATERLOO TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE
WITT LUMBER CO. NATIONAL STUDIOS
SHELL ROCK WATERLOO
2ND, 3RD AND 4TH GRADE
ROW ONE: Mrs. Grosse, Stuart Gibson, Jimmy Cook, Dickie Mes-
serly, Bobby Juel, Dale Schatzberg, Leo Porath, Tommy Hart, Alan
Moehlis, Sharman Fox, Mary Trainor. ROW TWO: David Murray,
Linda Juel, Randy Zingg, Barbara Cook, Larry Dellinger, David
Ackerson, David Cobb, Mary Lou Messerly, Teddy Stirling, Steve
Rick. ROW THREE: Randy Renner, Patty Seliger, Linda Miller,
Edna Briden, Rita Smith, Mona Gibson, Gloria Schwab, Kathy Dil-
ger, Sandra Hart. ROW FOUR: Winnifred Kern, Bruce Hites, Law-
rance Fox, Johnny Gerholdt, John Bingham, Linda Schurman, Dar-
rell Creighton, Sam Case, David Messerly. ABSENT: Dennis
Schurman, Gary Beenken, Donald Beenken, Audrey Petersen, Mrs.
ROW ONE: Jimmy Bohlen, David Carlson, Betty Jean Carlson
Kent Briden, Cathe Gerholdt, Nancy Hart, Jimmy Moehlis, Melody
Harberts, Josephine Trainor, Jill Willey, Douglas King, Bobby
Strickland, Leslie Mark, Mike Jungling, Joyce Gibson. ABSENT:
Jackie Anderson, Randy Messerly.
SECURITY STATE BANK STOPPLEMOR'S
SHELL ROCK HATCHERY VARIETY STORE
SHERMAN LIVESTOCK S. P. HODGSON
ROW ONE: Linnet Moehlis, Allen Bowman, Dennis Walters, Dean
Mobley, Mrs. McDonald. ROW TWO: Johnny Dilger, Rickie Men-
zel, Harry Peterson, Lyn Hites, Patty Hart.
We would like to pay a tribute to Earl Fresh-
Awater, photographer from National Studios. Mr.
Freshwater has taken annual pictures for the Blue and
White for the past three years.
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FIRST SEMESTER 1956-57
FIRST SEMESTER 1956-57
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The seniors started the year by electing as officers: President, David Boltong
Vice-President, Larry Schwabg Secretary, Nancy Crist, and Treasurer, Marvin
Lindaman. The highlights of the year were freshman initiation, junior-senior
banquet, the senior trip and the senior play.
The class chose as its colors, lavender and gray, and chose the motto "Its
not where we are, but in what direction we are going." Our class flower is white
The junior class elected these officers this year: President, Gary Smithg
Vice-President, Jim Cuvelierg Secretary, Dick Marky Treasurer, Kay Crist,
"Pleased ta Meetcha" was the play presented by the juniors last fall. All
juniors were represented in the play either in the cast of characters or production.
Class rings arrived in March. Every junior got a class ring.
The junior-senior banquet was held May 10.
The sophomore class started this 1956-57 year with twelve members. Losing
Melvin McMains and Florence Jungling, we now have ten.
Class officers elected were: President, Janice Cuvelierg Vice-President,
Carol Messerlyg Secretary-Treasurer, Edna Mae Renning,
The freshman class officers for 1956-57 are: President, Gary Irwing Vice-
President, Mike Bingham: Secretary-Treasurer, Judy Bolton,
The freshman class had a theater party on February 16. They attended the
Waterloo theater to see the show, "Hollywood or Bust." Sponsor was Mrs. Jones
In the eighth grade we had fifteen members. On February 27, 1957 Kenneth
McMains moved to Shell Rock, leaving a total of fourteen members.
We have three officers, who are: Jean Case, Presidentg Kenneth McMains:
Vice-President: and Donald Miller, Secretary-Treasurer.
We had no class parties, but had a special party with the sophomores for Ken
and Melvin McMains before they left,
Our sponsor this year was Mrs. Smith.
Other members of the class are: Tommy Benton, Jane Bingham, Jerry John-
son, Jim Menzel, Virginia Miller, Gene Murray, Joe Murray, Becky Petersen, Tom
Plantz, Loretta Porath, Kenneth Seliger and George Soldwisch.
In junior high sports Loretta Porath and Ken Seliger won the boys' and the
girls' single ping pong tournaments.
Officers of the 1956-57 seventh grade were: Kenneth Crist, President: John
Rich, Vice-President: Gary Mathes, Secretary-Treasurer.
At the beginning of the year, the class numbered six, but midway in the first
semester, Joe Ridder, formerly of Cedar Falls, joined the class,
Social events for the year included two parties and a Weiner roast. Both
parties were in Cedar Falls, The first one was in December at the home of the
class sponsor, Mrs, Nell W. Blackg the second was the water show at the college
early in May. The closing event was a Weiner roast at school one noon late in May,
BLACK HAWK COFFEE SHOP CORNER CUPBOARD
BURT'S SPORT SHOP CUMMINGS JEWELRY STORE
TRUST Sz SAVINGS BANK DR. M. G. ERICSSON
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Class News Continued
FIFTH AND SIXTH
Nine sixth grade students and seven fifth grade students have attended the full
year. Karen Belz, Sharon Kern, Sharon Zingg and Allen and Clara Hass attended
part of the year. Activities carried on besides the regular school work were swim-
ming, Gra-Y and participation in the Christmas pageant and grade operetta.
THIRD AND FOURTH
Mrs. Onalee Wickersham started teaching the third and fourth grades. There
were nineteen pupils. In November Mrs. Betty Moore started teaching, During the
year one pupil, Randy Zingg, moved away and seven new pupils were entered. Their
names are Linda Miller, Larry Dellinger, Gary Beenken, Donald Beenken, Winni-
fred Kern, Lawrence Fox, and Steven Hass.
SECOND AND THIRD
There are 15 boys and three girls in our room.
In February we went on a field trip to a bakery and a dairy. Our room
participated in one community program in March. A cooking unit in social studies
was enjoyed. Many new reading books' were read by the group. Five second
graders have had an A in spelling throughout the year.
Grade operetta was participated in.
First grade started the school year with 17 in the class, In two weeks Douglas
King from California joined the class, then in three weeks Kenneth Rand moved to
Clarksville. On February 1, we lost Jill Willey who moved to Shell Rock. Then
around March 1 we gained three new girls, Lenita Sue Osborn, Mary Jane Hass and
This year first grade is in the regular first grade room.
Room activities consisted of Halloween and Christmas parties and a Valentine
box. All birthdays were observed,
At the March community meeting the class dramatized "The Three Little
This year there have been eleven children in kindergarten for three days a
week--Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Special activities included: rhythm band at the last basketball game to
advertise the polio driveg Community meeting program in which they rode the
animals made in Mrs. Wickersham's art classes last year, galloped on their stick
horsesg played musical chair and turned handsprings and summersaults.
At Christmas time the Kindgergartners were in the pageant as a robed choir.
An Easter egg tree featured the Easter season and later it "bloomed,"
Approximately 90 children from kindergarten and the first six grades presented
the operetta, VCindere1la's Slipper, April 3 and 5,
Children that did not have character parts were in the choruses and dances.
The production was given in costume and followed the old Cinderella story
The mothers made costumes. Director-accompanist was Mrs. Helene Mc-
Donald, Joe Murray was assistant accompanist,
RALPH'S MARKET ACE EOGDALL MOTOR CO.
STUMPF OIL A, E, SMIDT FEED CO.
VAUGHN'S TRUCK STOP A sf S BARBER SHOP
Janesville Cedar Falls
BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM
ROW ONE: Jim Cuvelier, Marvin Lindaman, David Bolton, Dick Mark, Larry
Schwab. ROW TWO: Mr. Hovelson, Clarence Heise, Billy Murray, Gordon Walters
Jim Soldwisch, Kenny Miller, Mr.
land, Myron Schild, Gary Smith,
Gary Schatzberg, Bruce Kern.
Spier. ROW THREE: JerryBond, David Strick-
Lynn Stevenson, Johnyn Christians, Paul Miller
Finchford East Waterloo
PLAYERS FG FT PF TP Finchford Dunkerton
11 Cfiizlifan 153 gg gg Q23 52225353 Biizviirtford
D- Bolton 93 74 45 260 53225253 Sfiiiifild
D Mark 88 74 65 250 . .
' h b 30 18 52 78 Finchford Allison
L' SC.wa 4 7 2 15 Finchford Frederika
C' Helse 2 2 8 6 Finchford Oran
2- 7 0 6 14 Finchford Shen Rock
' S iid . h O 0 O 0 Finchford Frederika
J- 0.W1SC 5 5 18 15 Finchford Janesville
113 Sgmlgand 0 0 0 0 Finchford Denver
' . Finchford Oran
G' Smlth 20 2? 22 sg Finchford Dunkerton
L' SteYen.Son 3 O 0 0 Finchford Shell Rock
J' Chrlstlans 10 16 8 36 Finchford Janesville
P' Miner 0 0 0 0 Finchford West Waterloo
G' Schatzberg Finchford Sacred Heart
Finchford Sacred Heart
KEITH 8: PAUL BORGLUM GEORGE GRIEBENOW
LYNN BRIDEN WAYNE MARK
BOB MESSERLY RALPH MILLER
ALVIN MILLER FRANK ACKERSON
GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM
ROW ONE: Coach Lloyd Spier, Helen Smith, Marilyn Dellinger, Bonnie Becker
Edna Mae Renning, Judy Bolton. ROW TWO: Nancy Crist, Carolyn Miller, Rose
marie Melichar, Florence Jungling, Deanna Myszka, Janet Smith, Kay Gerholdt
Mrs. Smith. ROW THREE: Kay Crist, Donna Mathes, Shirley Hundley, Lois Men
zel, Linda Cuvelier, Carol Messerly, Janice Cuvelier.
INDIVIDUAL SCORING RECORDS
PLAYERS FG FT PF TP
R. Melichar 143 261 46 551
J. Cuvelier 67 42 26 176
J. Smith 101 33 25 235
C. Messerly 0 0 25 0
L. Menzel 0 0 50 0
K. Crist 0 0 76 0
D. Mathes 0 0 39 0
D. Myszka 0 0 50 0
S. Hundley 0 O 1 0
L. Cuvelier 2 1 2 5
C. Miller 0 0 26 0
F. Jungling 13 9 8 35
H. Smith 0 0 0 0
M. Dellinger 0 0 2 0
B. Becker O 0 O 0
E. Renning 21 10 7 52
J. Bolton 5 3 3 13
1956-57 GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Finchford 42 Aplington 60
Finchford 49 Denver 45
Finchford 43 New Hartford 41
Finchford 73 Geneseo 69
Finchford 58 Frederika 69
Finchford 52 Oran 41
46 Shell Rock
6 3 Fre de rika
44 Shell Rock
Donna Mathes 'X
Virginia Miller L":, ,, , m I 5 I
Jean Case I, ' I
Jane Bingham ,rw aiu- Q
KING 9 QUEEN AND ATTENDANTS
ROW ONE: Judy Bolton, Rosemarie Melichar, Janice Cuvelier,
Kay Gerholdt. ROW TWO: Jerry Mark, Jim Cuvelier, Larry Sch-
wab, David Bolton.
TOWNSEND gl MERRILL ANNE'S CAFE
TOWSLEY PRODUCE BECKER HARDWARE
VAN MILLS PLUMBING BENZINE-WILSON
DIX 81 RAWDON CORWIN FEED STORE
NEW HARTFORD JANESVILLE
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GIRLS' IUNIOR HIGH SPORTS
ROW ONE: Mr, Spier, Jane Bingham, Gloria Myszka, Judy Bolton,
Mrs. Smith. ROW TWO: Becky Peterson, Loretta Porath, Linda
Cuvelier, Marilyn Dellinger, Jean Case, Bonnie Becker, Virginia
BOYS' IUNIOR HIGH SPORTS
ROW ONE: Mr. Spier, Donald Miller, Joe Murray, John Case,
Tommy Benton, Mr. Hovelson. ROW TWO: Gary Mathes, George
Soldwisch, Kenny Crist, Dale Gerholdt, Mike Seliger, Jerry John-
son, Jerry Mark, Kenny McMains, Tommy Plantz. ROW THREE:
Johnny Rich, Gene Murray, Jimmy Menzel, Richard Rudolph, Gary
Irwin, Ronnie Lindaman, Mike Bingham, Sherman Fox, Jackie Mil-
ler, Kenneth Seliger, John Schild, Raymond Mobley.
SHEP'S STANDARD SERVICE WAVERLY AUTO SUPPLY
STATE BANK WAVERLY HOME BAKERY
UPTOWN CAFE WAVERLY IMPLE MENT
ROW ONE: Bruce Kern, Jerry Bond, Kenny Miller, Jerry Mark
Mr. Spier. ROW TWO: Clarence Heise, Gordon Walters Jim
Cuvelier, Billy Murray, Myron Schild, Gary Schatzberg ROW
THREE: Larry Schwab, Gary Smith, Marvin Lindaman Dick Mark
David Bolton, Paul Miller.
1956 BASEBALL SCORES
Z 'M Finchford Sacred Heart
.L Finchford Janesville
Finchford Sacred Heart
X 'W Finchford Sacred Heart
K Q Finchford Shell Rock
X X Finchford Sacred Heart
X Finchford Geneva
Aft Finchford New Hartford
xl Finchford New Hartford
X Finchford Dunkerton
Ei.- Finchford Shell Rock
JERRY'S LUNCH PRUIN BODY SHOP
OSWEILER, HOME FOR AGED RENNING MOTOR
PETTIJOHN HARDWARE ROMICK RADIO St TV
JUNIOR CLASS PLAY PLE'ASED TA MEETCHA
Martha Bixby, the mother . , . . Kay Gerholdt
Henry Bixby, the father . , . , Gary Smith
Betty Bixby, their daughter , ,,,, Kay Crist
Binks, the butler . .... . . . . . . . . . . Billy Murray
Marie, the maid . . .... . . . . . . . . . . Janet Smith
Elmer Hicks, fresh from the country . . . , Jim Cuvelier
Beevy, a detective ,,.,,, .,,,,,,,,,, P aul Hum
Archie Pomeroy, one of Betty's boyfriends . . Dick Mark i
Andrew Grimes, who claims to be a detective .........
Lynn Stevenson xl
Helen Maxwell, girl friend of Betty'S .... Carol Creighton
Ruth Adams, another girl friend ,,,,,,, Jackie Murray
Howard Wills, a boy friend ,.,,,. . . , Clarence Heise
SENIOR CLASS PLAY
Ellen Robinson, a direct descendant of Robinson Crusoe ....... Helen Smith
Meta Robinson, her timid sister ,...................,. . Carolyn Miller
Mrs. Dwight Robinson, their beautiful and accomplished mother . . . Shirley Hundley
Robinson Crusoe, who is exiled to a desert island ,,,,,, ,,,,, D avid Bolton
Friday, his faithful negro servant .... ......... . . . David Strickland
Mrs. Pierpont Drake, vain and artificial . . ..... ..... N ancy Crist
Emily Drake, her pretty daughter . . ..... ..... D onna Mathes
Ethel Carthwright, a traveling missionary , . ,...,., Lois Menzel
Donna, a beautiful slave girl . . . .......... . . Rosemarie Melichar
Jeff Snyder, in love with Emily , , ,..,... ,,,,,, L arry Schwab
Ben Hawks, who is out for himself ........ . . . Gary Schatzberg
Captain Frederick Salvatore, a Spanish Captain , , , , , , , , , , , , Marvin Lindaman
A dramatization based on Defoe's popular adventure story, Robin Crusoe,
AB: W ROOT BEER STAND BEEBE PAINT AND WALLPAPER
BABCOCK NURSERY BEUHRER FOOD MARKET
BANTZ PLUMBING Sa HEATING BOGAN'S SERVICE STATION
ice Cuvelier, Lois Men-
zel, Linda Cuvelier.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Gor-
don Walters, Dick Mark,
David Strickland, Paul
Hum, Mrs. Jones.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Judy
Bolton, E d n a Henning,
Janice Cuvelier, L o i S
Menzel, Linda Cuvelier,
Jackie Murray, Mrs.
JANESVILLE GROCERY JANESVILLE MILL
JANESVILLE LOCKER KENDALL STORE
JANESVILLE LUMBER CO. Ix',XVORETTE'S BEAUTY SHOP
ROW ONE: Cathe Gerholdt, Mary Lou Messerly, Edna Briden, Lin-
da Schurrnan, Leslie Mark, Mrs. McDonald. ROW TWO: Joe Mur-
ray, Robin Renner, Virginia Miller, Janice Schurman, Jerry Mark,
Tommy Mark, Johnny Gerhoidt.
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ROW ONE: Darre11Creighton, Dick Mess-
erly. ROW TWO: Bonnie Becker, Joe
Ackerson, Gloria Myszka.
HANK'S SHOE SHOP IOWA PUBLIC SERVICE
H. E. MILLER JACOI3'S REPAIR SHOP
HENRY FRERICKS JEBES
BA NTER STAFF
ROW ONE: Mr. Smith, Shirley Hundley, Lois Menzel, Kay Ger-
holdt, Dick Mark, Mrs. Black. ROW TWO: Kenny McMains, Jer-
ry Mark, Jane Bingham, Loretta Porath, Carol Creighton, Carolyn
Miller, Virginia Miller, Donald Miller. ROW THREE: Edna Ren-
ning, Donna Mathes, Rosemarie Melichar, Janice Cuvelier, Mar-,
ilyn Dellinger, Judy Bolton, Bonnie Becker, Kay Crist, Melvin Mc-
Mains. ROW FOUR: Linda Cuvelier, Carol Messerly, Gary Irwin,
Clarence Heise, Jim Cuvelier, Gordon Walters, Paul Miller, Paul
Hum, Gary Schatzberg, Nancy Crist, Carol Storm, Helen Smith.
. . . ...... . . .Lois Menzel
Assistant Editor ............. Kay Gerholdt
Sports Desk. .
Features . .
Production . .
. . . . Dick Mark, Paul Miller, Jane
Bingham, Judy Bolton, Jerry Mark
Donald Miller, Edna Renning
. . .Shirley Hundley, Carol Messerly
Bonnie Becker, Carol Creighton, Kay
Crist, Marilyn Dellinger, Gary Irwin
Kenneth McMains, Carolyn Miller
Virginia Miller, Loretta Porath
Carol Storm, Gordon Walters
Gary Schatzberg, Jim Cuvelier, Paul
Hum, Donna Mathes, Janice Cuvelier
Melvin McMains, Nancy Crist, Rose-
. . . .Clarence Heise, Linda Cuvelier
..........Mrs. NellW. Black
Business Adviser .... R. G. Smith
The Blue Jay Banter, published monthly
by the students of Finchford consolidated school,
Janesville, Iowa, is a member of the National
Scholastic Press association and the Iowa High
School Press association.
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