Flathead High School - Flathead Yearbook (Kalispell, MT)
- Class of 1948
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' HISTORY COMF lFlLATlHIlEAlD
Fifty years ago Kalispell did not have
a high school building. All students from
the first through the twelfth grade attended
school in what is now Central lunior High.
ln l899 state funds were made avail-
able and a grant of Sl0,000 was secured
for consrtucting the first Flathead County
High School. This was a small frame build-
ing which stood at the intersection of what
is now Eighth Avenue and Seventh Street
West. In later years the building was
moved to Main Street and Sixth Street and
became the main part of St. Matthew's
Mr. E. A. Steere, the first principal, with
the aid of another instructor, taught the
forty students. Some ardent member of the
student body rose early enough in the
morning to stoke the stoves and stayed
late enough at night to sweep the floors.
There were probably several reasons
which lead to the conclusion that a new
building should be constructed. That the
plaster on one side of the assembly room
completely gave way, covering one row
of seats and beautifully powdering the
second must have had its influence on the
decision. Another even more pressing rea-
son was that enrollment had more than
doubled in three short years. At any rate
a new building, a part of the present one,
was erected in the summer' of 1903.
When the classes began in the new
building, the number of teachers employed
had risen to eight or ten. Mr. E. A. Steere
was still acting as principal and lim Phil-
lips, destined to become a familiar figure
about the building, had taken his job as
Elathead's first track and football teams
were organized soon after the completion
of the new building. Both boys and girls,
believe it or not, enjoyed track, but foot-
ball was a "man's" sport and a strange
game it was. Many of the football rules
differed greatly from those of our modern
game. Imagine seeing a football game with
no forward passing or one with only five
yards to gain in three downs.
Travel seemed to be the track team's
main difficulty. Cars were of course not
available, and if they had been, there
would have been no roads, so on a trip to
Missoula the team took a stage coach as
far as Demersville. From there to Polson
they traveled by boat. The remainder of
the trip was divided between coach and
train. Result: a team which should have
placed first got only as far as fifth.
By 1906 students were enthusiastic about
the new game, basketball. This was an-
other sport in which both boys and girls
participated, in spite of strenuous objection
from the faculty. The girls not only played
against other girls, but they also tangled
with the boys, and at that time there was
no such thing as girls' rules. lncidentally
the boys did not always win their games.
Outside of athletics there were only two
extra curricular activities, the Olympic and
Athenian Literary Societies. Every student
belonged to one or the other. The two so-
cieties debated between themselves, gave
plays and parties and in general carried
on most of the students' social activities.
Through the years new activities were
added. lnterschool debate became popular.
ln 1916 the first Arrow was published.
After the first World War, enrollment
gradually increased to such an extent that
in 1935 the school had to be remodeled
and enlarged. Through the efforts of Mr.
Templeton, principal, at that time, and the
school board, a WPA grant was secured
The original building of 1908 now makes
up the north wing of the school. The old
shingle roof was removed and replaced by
the flat modern roof. The entrance tower
was greatly enlarged. The interior of the
old building was completely refinished
with new plaster, wiring, heating and
plumbing. A partition dividing the assem-
bly room, now study hall, was added.
On the exterior the bricks were stained
and stucco paint was applied to make the
coloring harmonious with new parts of the
The boiler room was expanded and a
new boiler installed. ln later years this
boiler was converted into an oil fired fur-
Altogether eight classrooms, a shop and
the auditorium were added to the old
The gym, then a shop, had too low a
ceiling for use as a gymnasium so the
roof trusses and tower were removed. Walls
were heightened by new windows and
the roof was replaced with steel trusses.
The balconies, shower and locker rooms
were added, and much of the floor was
replaced. The brick work on the outside
was, of course, stained to match the rest
of the building.
Extensive as the remodeling of l935 was,
many classrooms and laboratories are
again crowded as the enrollment increases
each school year.
So as the years have passed from 1898
to 1948, each graduating class carries with
it into the future nostalgic memories of
cherished days at "Our Old High."
R. H. WOLLIN
Principal Flathead County High School, Superintendent Kalispell Elementary Schools
Mr. Wollin received his B. A. degree from
Carleton College in l9l4p his M. A., from the
University of Minnesota in l936. He has had
twenty-tive years experience as a Montana
Administrator. He was principal of Custer
County High School, Miles City, Montana,
tor nineteen years and for ten years of this
time also Director of the Miles City summer
Normal school. From 1938 to l942 he was
Director of the Custer County Iunior Col-
lege, the first public junior college created
in Montana. Mr. Wollin is the author of the
present Iunior College law. ln 1938, he was
state president of M.E.A. He Was. director
of the second largest pre-War vocational
training program in Montana. For the past
twenty years Mr. Wollin has been ,secre-
tary of the State High School Association
and Board ot Control. From 1942 to date he
has been Superintendent of the Kalispell
Schools and Principal of Flathead County
BOARD CCDIF TRIUSTIEIES
DR. FRED SUNDELIUS
MR. MARSHALL MURRAY
MR. ELMER BEEMAN
MR. LOU SCI-IIMPF
MISS LULU BARNARD
DR. H. D. I-IUGGINS
MRS. CLIFFORD MILLER
E. A. FLOTTMAN
My Wish for each one of you is
that you'll be successful, i. e., that
you'll be happy. After all no one
is successful who is not happy in
his work no matter how great the
monetary returns may be. Select
for yourself a vocation you are
certain to enjoy and you'll finol
qreat satisfaction and happiness in
the feelinq of accomplishment and
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CHARLES ABBOTT, B. A.
DAVID ANDERSON, B. A.
X English, Drama
Sponsor, Masque and Dagge
EDWARD BECKSTRAND, B. A
C. WINSTON BORGEN, B. S.
Sponsor, Ouill and Scroll,
l. H. CROWE, B. A.
Psychology, American History
Sponsor, Student Council
VERNON DAY, M. A.
Sponsor, Student Council
AGNES FIELD, B. A.
' Sponsor, Iunior Class
DTTO GILBERTSON, BQ A.
Social Studies '
FRED GREITL, B. A.
Social Studies, Physical
Sponsor, Pep Club, Assistant
ALMA HARTMAN, B. S.
Sponsor, F. H. A.
IANICE HORTON, B. A.
Choir, Chorus, Enqlish
Sponsor, Vocal qroups, Fresh-
lACK HUGHES, B. S.
LONITA KURTZ, B. A.
FLORENCE LAMBERT, B. A.
Sponsor, Student Store
OLIVE LEWIS, B .A.
Physical Education, Biology
Sponsor, G.A.A.p Senior Class
VIRGINIA LILLIE, M. A.
Sponsor, Sophomore Class
ROY MCLEOD, B. S.
ROBERT MANLEY, B. A.
RUSSELL MERRITT, B. A.
Sponsor, Student Council
ETI-IEL MILLER, B. S.
ROBERT OLSON, B. S.
Sponsor, EEA., Freshman
TOM RICHARDSON, M. A.
Sponsor, N. F. L., Radio
HENRY ROBINSON, B. S.
Sponsor, F. F. A.
DOROTHY ROGERS, M. A.
HY SCHOKNECHT, M. S.
l Sponsor, Annual
EDWARD SCHROETER, M. A.
Social Studies, Debate
Sponsor, N. F.L., Iunior Class
ERTEL Sl-IATWELL, M. A.
Sponsor, Spanish Club:
LARRY WEINGARTNER, M. A.
MARCIA RAE WELLS, B. A.
English, World History
F. E. WILSON, B. A.
General Mathematics, Social
Sponsor, Senior Class
WALTER YLINEN, M. A.
Biology, World Geography
Sponsor, Science Club
Annual 4, Arrow 3, 4, Marionettes l,
Masque and Dagger 3, Orchestra 2, 3, 4,
Prom 3, Ball 4, Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4,
Chorus 1, Co-op 4.
Appinokwis 3, 4, Vice President 3, 4,
Student Council 4, N. F. L. 2, 3, 4, Ball 4,
Boys' State 4.
F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, F. F. A. Assembly 3, 4,
Intramural Basketball 2, 4, Intramural
Volleyball 4, "Norwegian Nights" l,
F. F. A. Radio Program 2.
Annual 4, Arrow 2, 3, 4, Feature Editor
3, 4, Assistant Editor 4, College Club 4,
Appinokwis 3, 4, Quill and Scroll 3, 4,
Pep Club 3, 4, N. F. L. 2, 3, 4, Debate 2,
3, 4, "Norwegian Nights" l, Senior Play
4, Marionettes 1, 2, Masque and Dagger
3, 4, Twirler 2, 3, 4, Head Majorette 4,
Home Room Officer l, Ball 4, Prom 3,
Assemblies l, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club Assem-
bly 4, Drama Assembly 4, Broadcasts
3, 4, Ski Club 4, Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 4.
Annual 4, Arrow l, 2, 3, 4, College Club
4, Appinokwis 4, Quill and Scroll 4,
Ushers 2, 3, 4, Ski Club 4, Secretary 4,
G. A. A. l, 2, 3, 4, President 3, 4, N. F. L.
4, Marionettes l, 2, Secretary 1, Masque
and Dagger 3, Home Room Officer l, 3,
Prom 3, Class Assemblies l, 3, 4, Youth
Fair I, 2, 3, 4: G. A. A. Play Day 2, 3, 4.
Arrow 3, 4, College Club 4, Marionettes
l, 2, Home Room Officer 4, Assemblies
l, 2, Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4, Annual 4.
CAROL RUTH BIRD
Library I, 2, 3, Youth Fair l, 4, Co-op 4.
. LARRY BLAKE
Arrow 3, 4, Football 3, Basketball Man-
ager 3, Plays l, 2, 3, 4, Band l, 2, 3, 4.
Bel1's Incorporated Page II
F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4.
Arrow 4, College Club 4, Home Econom-
ics 45 N. F. L. 2, 35 Masque and Dagger
4, Girls' Glee Club 2: Choir 3, 4, Prom 3,
Ball 4, Drama Assembly 45 Home Eco-
nomics Assembly 4: Iunior Sextette 35
Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 41 Iunior Trio 3, Pas-
sing Parade 3.
F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 47 Assem
blies l, 2, 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Annual 4, Spanish Club 4, President 4,
College Club 4, Spanish Sextette 45 Ball
4, Senior Assembly 4, Whitefish, Mon-
tana lg Bonners Ferry, Idaho 2, 3.
Arrow 3, 4, Bookkeeper 3, 4, Appinokwis
3, 4, Marionettes 25 Chorus 1, 2: Co-op 47
Study Hall Monitor 2, 3, Teacher's As-
sistant l, 2.
Library 3, Co-op 47 Youth Fair lg Student
Student Council l, 2, 3, 47 Choir 41 Boys'
State 31 Home Room Officer 2, 4.
lackson, Michigan l, 2, 3.
Page 12 Becxmcm's
Annual 45 Arrow 45 College Club 45 Home
Economics 3, 45 G. A. A. 25 Masque and
Dagger 45 Chorus l, 25 Choir 3, 45 Home
Room Officer 45 Ball 45 Home Economics
Assembly 45 Drama Assembly 45 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Passing Parade 3.
Annual 45 College Club 45 Home Eco-
nomics l, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 45 Concert
Band l, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 45 Pep Band
3, 45 Home Room Officer 2, 45 Youth
Student Council l, 2, 3, 45 Plays l, 35
Marionettes l5 Home Boom Officer l, 2,
3, 45 Class Vice President l5 Football 35
Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Baseball 2, 3, 45
Assemblies l, 35 Softball l, 2.
Annual 4 College Club 4 G A A l
Senior Play 2 Thunder Rock 2 Mar
ionettes 2 Masque and Dagger 4 Chorus
l 2 Choir 4 Youth Fair 2 3 4 Home
Room Officer l Ball 4 Prom 3 Whitefish
Home Economics Club 2 Choir 2 Study
Hall Monitor l 4 Youth Fair l 2 3
Annual 4 Spanish Club 4 College Club
4 Masque and Dagger 4 Band 3 Choir
3 4 lunior Sextette 3 Senior Sextette 4
Freshmen Sextette 4 Boys Ouartette 4
Senior Assembly 4 Spanish Ass mbly
4 Youth Farr 3 4 Spanish Fiesta 4 O11
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Baseball 2 3 4 Footballl 2 3 Coop 4
Student Store 4
Arrow 3 4 Bookkeeper 3 4 Appinokwis
4 Quill and Scroll 4 Pep Club 3 4 Mar
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Study Hall Monitor 2 3 Co op 4 F F A
Secretary 4 Teachers Assistant l 2
Youth Fair 2 4
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Student Store 4.
Choir 4, Choir Assembly 4, Youth Fair
4, Student Store 4.
Student Council 1, 2, 37 Concert Band 1,
2, 3, 4, Pep Band 1, 27 Home Room Of-
ficer 1 ,2, 33 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basket-
ball 1, 2, 3, 47 Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Prom 35
Assemblies 1, 3, 47 "F" Club 3, 4.
Band 1, 2, 3, 4.
Student Store 43 Student Council 1, 3, 45
Home Room Officer 2, Youth Fair 1, 3, 4.
Annual 4, Arrow 2, 3, 4, Head Proof
Reader 2, 3, 4, G. A. A. 1, 2, 37 Marion-
ettes ly Choir 1, 35 Arrow Ball 33 Assem-
blies 3, 4, Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 4.
Masque ancl Dagger 4, Chorus 1, Z,
Christmas Assembly l, 2, Frosh-Soph
Party 2, Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 4, Music Fes-
i Page 14 Blue and White Auto Court
Debate 2, Co-op 4, Library 3, Stewart
High School, Tacoma, Washington, l.
Senior Play 4, Debate 4, Edmonds,
LARRY ELLEF SON
Student Council 2, Cheerleader 3, 4, Pep
Club 3, 4, N. F. L. 3, Debate 4, Marion-
ettes 1, 2, Home Room Officer l, 2, 3, 4,
Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4, Assem-
blies l, 3, 4, Ski Club 4, Queen Anne
High School, Seattle Washington 2.
Home Room Officer 2, 4, Football 2, 3, 4,
Class Assembly 3, Intramural Basketball
2, 3, Intramural Softball 2, Bonners Ferry
High School, Bonners Perry, Idaho, l.
SYLVIA ENGSTROM -
Annual 4, Arrow 4, Marionettes 2,
Masque and Dagger 4, President 4, Choir
3, Home Room Officer 2, Marionette As-
Annual 4, Home Room Officer 2, 3, Class
Assembly 1, Youth Fair I, 2.
G. A. A. l, 2, 4, N. F. L. 4, Debate 4,
Chorus l, Choir 3, 4, Home Room Officer
4, Library 3, 4.
Appinokwis 3, 4, Secretary 4, Home Eco-
nomics l, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, President
4, Reporter 4, G. A. A. l, 2, Home Room
Officer 2, 4, Library 4, Youth Fair l, 2,
3, 4, F. H. A. Assembly 4.
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F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4, Chairman, Sentinel5
Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 45 F. F. A. Assembly
l, 2, 3, 4.
Annual 4, Associate Editor 45 Arrow 15
College Club 45 Student Council 4, Sec-
retary 45 Ushers l, 2, 3, 4, President 35
Senior Play 45 Marionettes 1, 25 Masque
and Dagger 35 Home Room Officer 35
Prom 35 Ball 45 Assemblies 15 Ski Club
45 Frosh-Soph Party 25 Youth Fair l, 2,
3, 45 Study Hall Monitor 3, 4.
PEGGY IEANNE GREIG
Annual 45 Science Club 45 Pep Club 45
Marionettes 25 Masque and Dagger 45
Choir 45 Library 3, 45 Ball 45 Youth Fair
1, Z, 3, 45 Drama Assembly 45 Pep Club
Marionettes 15 Student Store 4.
Annual 45 College Club 45 Home Eco-
nomics 45 Ball 45 Youth Fair 3, 45 Office
45 Study Hall Monitor l.
BETTY ANN HANSEN
Annual 45 Science Club 45 Student Coun-
cil 35 Home Economics l5 Senior Play 45
Marionettes 25 Masque and Dagger 3, 45
Glee Club 25 Home Room Officer 35
Prom 35 Iunior Assembly 35 Senior As-
sembly 45 Library 3, 45 Youth Fair 2, 3, 4.
GERRY KAY HARDY
Spanish Club 45 College Club 45 Home
Economics 4, Treasurer 45 Chorus l, 25
Choir 3, 45 Glee Club l, President 15 Ball
45 Youth Fair 2, 3, 45 Radio Broadcasts
45 Christmas Assembly l, Z, 3.
Marionettes l, 25 Masque and Daqger 3,
45 Home Room Officer l5 Football 2, 3, 45
Track 35 Assemblies 2, 35 lntrarnural
Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 lntramural Softball
1, 2, 3, 45 Track Manager 35 Football
Manager 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Page 16 Greiq's Lakeside Dairy
Masque and Dagger 47 Band 2, 3, 47
Prom 37 Study Hall Monitor 47 Youth
Fair 3, 47 William Horlick High School,
Racine, Wisconsin, l.
Annual 47 Pep Club 47 Senior Play 47
Home Boom Officer l, 27 Ball 47 Pep
Club Assembly 47 Co-op 47 Student Store
47 Prosh-Soph Party 27 Youth Fair 1, 2, 47
Kodiak High School, Kodiak, Alaska, 3.
Drama Play 47 Library 17 Youth F air 2, 3.
Home Room Officer 47 Intramural Bas-
ketball 47 Ball 47 Hogeland High School,
Hogeland, Montana, 27 Harlem High
School, Harlem, Montana, 3.
Home Room Officer 47 Football 47 Base-
ball 3, 47 Ball 47 Assembly 47 intramural
Basketball 3, 47 Franklin High School,
Boise, Idaho l, Z.
College Club 47 Home Economics 47
N. F. L. 47 Chorus lj Library 3, 47 Youth
Pair 2, 3, 47 Home Economics Assem-
Annual 4, Business Manager 47 Pep Club
47 Choir 37 Passing Parade 37 Pep Club
Assembly 47 Westby High School, West-
by, Montana 1, 2.
Student Store 4.
Pay-N-Save-Flowers by Hansen Page 17
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Annual 4, Art Editor 45 Arrow 1, 2, 3, 4,
Art Editor l, 2, 3, 45 College Club 45 Stu-
dent Council 25 Ushers l, 2, 3, 45 Mar-
ionettes 1, 25 Masque and Dagger 3, 45
Prom 35 Ball 45 Ski Club 45 "Norwegian
Nights" l5 "Thunder Rock" 25 Senior
Play 45 Drama Assembly 45 Assemblies
1, 2, 3, 45 Pep Assemblies l, 2, 35 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Passing Parade 35 Masque and Dagger
45 Trio 35 Sextette 45 Choir l, 25 Ball 45
Arrow Ball 45 Assemblies l, 35 Youth
Fair l, 25 Music Festival 2.
I OYCE ARDELLE IACOBSEN
Annual 45 Ouiver 1, 2, 35 College Club
45 Home Economics 45 G. A. A. l, 2, 35
Debate 15 Band l, 2, 3, 45 Pep Band l, 2,
45 Orchestra 25 Chorus 15 F. H. A. As-
sembly 45 Band Assemblies 1, 2, 3, 45
Lyceum l, 25 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Music
Festival 2, 3, 45 Speech Trip 15 Frosh-
Soph Party 2.
F. F. A. 45 Home Room Officer 45 Intra-
mural Volleyball 45 lntramural Basket-
ball 45 Central High School, Washington,
D. C. l, 2, 3.
Senior Play 45 Marionettes 15 Concert
Band l, 2, 45 Youth Fair 25 intramural
Basketball 45 Football 3, 45 Track 3, 45
Intramural Volleyball 25 Ball 45 Drama
College Club 45 Ball 45 G. A. A. l5 Study
Hall Monitor 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45
Home Room Officer l, 2, 45 Marionettes
15 Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 45 Soft-
ball l, 2, 3, 45 Baseball Manager 3, 45
Stage Crew l.
Science Club 45 College Club 45 Choir
45 Choir Assembly 45 Youth Fair 3, 45
Study Hall Monitor 3.
Page 18 Kalispell Grocery
BETTY ANN KAUS
Annual 45 Arrow l, 2, 3, 45 Spanish Club
45 College Club 45 Pep Club 3, 4, Secre-
tary-Treasurer 45 Ushers 1, 2, 3, 45 Ski
Club 45 Marionettes l, 25 Masque and
Dagger 35 Spanish Club Sextette 45 Prom
35 Ball 45 Class Assemblies l, 3, 45 Pep
Club Assembly 45 Study Hall Monitor 45
Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Arrow Ball 45
Broadcasts 2, 45 Frosh-Soph Party 2.
College Club 45 Ushers 2, 3, 45 Home Eco-
nomics l, 25 Home Room Officer 35 Youth
Fair 1, 2, 3, 4.
U. S. Navy, 1944-46.
Pep Club l5 Band 3, 45 Home Room Ot-
ticer 15 lntramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45
Track 25 Prom 35 Pep Club Assembly 3.
EVA IEAN KIRKPATRICK
Annual 4, Editor 45 Arrow 2, 3, 4, Assist-
ant News Editor 35 Smoke Signals Editor
45 College Club 45 Appinokwis 3, 45 Quill
and Scroll 3, 45 Student Council l, 35
Cheerleader 2, 3, 45 Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 45
G. A. A. 3, 45 N. F. L. 2, 3, 4, Secretary 45
Senior Play 45 Marionettes l, 25 Masque
and Dagger 45 Home Room Ootticer 2, 45
Class Secretary 15 Prom 35 Ball 45 Assem-
blies 1, 3, 45 Arrow Ball 3, 45 Soph-Frosh
Party 25 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 lnterscho-
lastic Speech Meet 25 Pep Club Assem-
bly 45 Pep Assemblies 2, 3, 45 District
Speech Meet 25 Speech Trips 2, 35 Broad-
Annual 45 Science Club 1, 25 College
Club 45 Pep Club 3, 4, President 45 "Nor-
wegian Nights" l5 Senior Play 45 Marion-
ettes l, 25 Masque and Dagger 3, 45
Home Room Officer l5 Class Secretary 35
Prom 35 Ball 45 Class Assemblies 1, 25
Drama Assembly 45 Frosh Soph-Party 25
Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Ski Club 4.
College Club 45 Appinokwis 3, 4, Presi-
dent 45 Home Room Officer 25 Drama As-
sembly 45 High School Week 2, 35 Boys'
State 3, -
P. F. A. l, 2, 3, 45 lntramural Basketball
2, 35 Softball 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Gamble Store Page 19
Annual 45 College Club 45 Masque and
Dagger 45 Drama Assembly 45 Senior
Play 45 Choir 45 Prom 35 Ball 45 Assem-
blies 3, 45 Home Boom Officer 3, 45 Youth
Fair 3, 45 Stanford, Montana l.
Home Boom Officer 2.
Annual 45 Marionettes l, 25 Masque and
Dagger 3, 45 Chorus l5 Youth Pair 2, 3, 45
Prom 35 Ball 45 Study Hall Monitor 45
Marionette Christmas Play 2.
Home Room Officer l5 Football' l, 2, 3, 45
Baseball l, 25 Ball 4.
IO ANNE LE FEVRE
Annual 45 Arrow 2, 3, 45 College Club 45
Appinokwis 3, 45 Quill and Scroll 45
Student Council 35 Pep Club 45 Marion-
ettes l, 25 Orchestra 3, 4, President 45
Twirler l, 2, 3, 45 Home Boom Officer 25
Class Treasurer 25 Prom 35 Ball 45 As-
semblies l, 3, 45 Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 45
Arrow Ball 4.
F. P. A. l, 2, 3, 4, Supervised Farming 2,
Treasurer 3, President 45 State Farmer 35
Kansas City 35 Intramural Basketball 45
P. F. A. Softball 3, 45 F. F. A. Assemblies
l, 2, 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4: Radio
Student Council 25 Football 35 Intramural
Basketball 2, 3, 45 Track 2, 3, 45 Ball 45
Warroad, Minnesota l.
Annual 45 Appinokwis 45 Student Council
4, Treasurer 45 G. A. A. 3, 45 Senior Play
45 Band l, 25 Home Boom Officer 2, 35
Prom 35 Ball 45 Class Assembly l: Study
Hall Monitor 35 Office 35 Youth Fair l, 2,
Page 20 Kalispell Lumber Co.
MARY LIPPENS ,
Annual 45 College Club 45 Drama Play
45 Masque and Dagger 45 Choir 45 Ball 45
Prom 35 Study Hall Monitor 3, 45 Youth
Fair 3, 45 Great Falls, Montana l.
Annual 45 Science Club 45 Home Eco-
nomics 45 Science Club Assembly 45
Marionettes 15 Crlee Club l, 25 Prom 35
Glee Club Assembly 15 Library l, 25
Study Hall Monitor 3, 45 Youth Fair
1, 2, 3, 4.
Annual 45 Arrow l, 2, 3, 45 Spanish Club
45 College Club 45 Cheerleader 2, 3, 45
Ski Club 45 Cr. A. A. l, 25 Senior Play 45
Marionettes 1, 25 Masque and Dagger 3,
45 Home Room Officer l, 2, 3, 45 Prom 35
Ball 45 Arrow Ball 3, 45 Class Assemblies
1, 3, 45 Pep Assemblies 2, 3, 45 Study
Hall Monitor 2, 45 Office 45 Youth Center
Secretary 25 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Pep Club 3, 45 Masque and Dagger 45
Home Room Officer 2, 45 Intramural Bas-
ketball 45 Intramural Baseball 25 Pep As-
sembly 45 Library 35 Bus Driver 45 Youth
College Club 45 Student Council 3, 4,
Vice President 45 Concert Band 2, 3, 45
Pep Band 45 Home Room Officer 2, 35
Class President 25 Football 2, 3, 45 Bas-
ketball l, 2, 3, 45 Track l, 2, 3, 45 "F"
Student Council 25 Home Room Officer
2, 45 Student Store 45 Columbia Falls
High School, Columbia Falls, Montana l.
Appinokwis 45 Student Council 4, Presi-
dent 45 Pep Band 3, 45 Concert Band 3, 45
Orchestra 35 Home Room Officer 3, 45
Class Vice President 45 Reserve Football
35 Football 45 Intramural Basketball 3, 45
Track 45 Prom 35 Ball 45 Assemblies 35
Youth Fair 3, 45 Ski Club 45 Washington
High, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 1, 2.
Home Economics 1, 2, 35 Choir 3, 45
Chorus 1, 25 Iunior Sextette 35 Iunior Trio
35 Christmas Assemblies 1, 2, 3, 4.
Pecxrl's Beauty Nook Page 21
Annual 4 Arrow 1 3 4 Head Proof
Reader 4 College Club 4 Appmokwrs
4 Qulll and Scroll 4 Home Economrcs l
Sen1or Play 4 Marronettes 2 Masque
and Dagger 3 4 Vlce Presldent 4 Home
Room Offlcer 3 4 Prom 3 Ball 4 Class
Assembly 1 Chrrstmas Assembly 2 Ar
row Ball 4 Youth Farr 2 3 4 Frosh
Soph Party 2
App1HOkW1S 3 4 Norweglan Nlghts l
Marronettes l Tw1rler l 2 3 4 Home
Room Oftrc rl 3 Prom 3 Co op4 Youth
l:'a1rl 2 3 4 Assembhes l 3 4 Appl
nokw1s Assembly 4 Frosh Soph Party 1
Soph Party 2
N F L 2 3 4 Passlng Parade 3 Youth
Four 2 3 4 Publlc Address System 3
Drama Assembly 4 Student Store 4
Arrow 2 3 4 Advertrslng Manager 3
Busmess Manager 4 College Club 4
Qulll and Scroll 4 Pep Club l 2 4 G A
A 2 Sen1or Play 4 Marlonettes l 2
Masque and Dagger 3 4 Home Room
Othcer l 2 Prom 3 Ball 4 Youth Farr
l 2 3 4 Arrow Ball 3 4 Frosh Soph
Masque and Dagger l Home Room Ot
tlcer 1 2 Assemblres 2 Study Hall
Monrtor 4 Youth Falr l 3 4
Student Counc1l l 4 Vlce Presldent 4
Home Room Oftrcer l 3 Class Vrce
Pres1dent2 Football 3 4
College Club 4 ADp1HOkW1S 4 Student
Counc1l 2 Marlonettes l Home Room
Othcer 3 Basketball l 2 3 4 Baseball
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,4, 1-1eadlTypist 45 Quill and Scroll 45
Annual 45 College Club 45 Senior Play 45
Masque and Dagger 45 Prom 35 Ball 45
Assembly 35 Drama Assembly 45 Pep
Assembly 45 Youth Fair 45 Iason Lee
and Stadium 1-ligh, Tacoma, Washing-
ton 1, 2.
Annual 45 Arrow 1, 2, 3, 45 Spanish Club
4, President 45 College Club 45 Quill and
Scroll 45 Student Council 4, Secretary 45
G. A. A. 1, 2, 35 Senior Play 45 Marion-
ettes 1, 25 Masque and Dagger 3, 45
Spanish Sextette 45 Prom 35 Ball 45 Arrow
Ball 45 Office 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Co-op 45 Student Store 4.
Annual 45 Arrow 35 Appinokwis 45 Music
Festival 25 Glee Club 1, 25 lunior Double
Trio 35 Student Store 45 Prom 35 Christ-
mas Assembly 25 Office 35 Youth Fair
l, 2, 3, 45 Study Hall Monitor Z, 3.
PATRICIA O'FALLON 4
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Library 1, Z, 3, 45 Prbm 35' Drama Assem-
bly 45 Masque and Dagger 45 Chorus 1,
25 Choir 3,145 Youth Fair 1, 2, 3, 4.
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Aooooi Q, 4, Assdcialte Editor 4, Arrow 3,
Senior ,Play 45 Pep Band '25 Concert Band
'15 25 Orchestra -1,1 25 Home. 'Room Officer
35 Ball 45, Assemblies 1, 45 Band Assem-
'blies 1, 2, Youth Fair' 1, 2, 3, 4, High
'School Weeli 2, 35 Arrow Ball 45 Frosh-
Soph Party 15 "Norwegian Nights" 15
"Thunder Rock" 25 Music Festival 25
Student Store 4.
Student Council 2, 45 Pep Club 45 Marion-
ettes 25 Masque and Dagger 3, 45 Class
Officer 35 Home Room Officer 2, 45 Foot-
ball 35 Youth Fair 2, 3, 45 lunior Assem-
bly 35 Pep Assembly 45 lntrarnural Bas-
ketball 2, 3, 45 Intramural Softball 2, 3, 45
Missoula County 1-ligh School, Missoula,
F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 45Baseba11 3, 45 F. F. A.
Assembly 1, 45 Ski Club 45 Intramural
Basketball 2, 45 lntramural Volleyball 45
F. F. A. Radio Program 2.
Union Service-Lu Rayne Beauty Shop
and Peterson's Tourist Court Page 23
MARY KATHERINE OLSON
College Club 47 Home Economics 3, 4,
Treasurer 47 G. A. A. l, 2, 3, 47 N. F. L.
2, 3, 47 Marionettes l, Z7 Masque and
Dagger 47 Glee Club l, 27 Choir 3, 4,
President 47 Home Room Officer 27 Home
Economics Assembly 47 Drama Assem-
bly 47 G. A. A. Play Day 27 Broadcasts
27 Senior Sextette 47 Library 37 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 47 lunior Sextette 3.
Basketball 27 Radio l.
Annual 47 Arrow l, 3, 47 College Club 47
Student Council l, 47 N. F. L. 2, 3, 47
Debate 37 Marionettes l, 27 Twirler 3, 47
Home Room Officer 17 Prom 37 Assembly
17 Senior Play 47 "Thunder Rock" 2.
Marionettes l7 Band l, 37 Pep Band 37
Home Room Officer l, 2, 37 lntramural
Basketball 47 lntramural Softball 2, 3, 47
Class Assembly 2, 37 Prom 37 Ball 47
Youth Fair 2, 3, 4.
Annual 47 Arrow 3, 47 Science Club 2, 37
Student Council l, 27 Cheerleader 2, 3, 47
Pep Club 3, 47 G. A. A. 3, 47 Masque and
Dagger 37 Home Room Officer 27 Arrow
Ball 47 Prom 37 Ball 47 Class Assemblies
l, 37 Pep Club Assemblies 2, 3, 47 Study
Hall Monitor 2, 3, 47 Library 47 Frosh-
Soph Party 27 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 47 Music
F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, 4, State
Farmer 37 Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3,
47 Softball l, 27 Assemblies 2, 3, 47 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 47 Kansas City 3.
Annual 47 Arrow 47 College Club 47 Ap-
pinokwis 47 Home Economics 47 Home
Room Officer 47 Ball 47 Office 47 Youth
Fair 3, 47 High School Week 37 Study
Hall Monitor 37 Vo-Ag Secretary 4.
Basketball lj Intramural Basketball 2, 47
Reserve Basketball 37 Home Room Of-
ficer 27 Student Store 4.
Page 24 Wall's Auto Repair
Senior Play 47 Ski Club 47 Home Room
Officer 2, 3, 47 Class President 37 Football
2, 3, 47 Basketball Manager 47 Baseball
2, 3, 47 Track lj Prom 37 Ball 47 Assem-
blies 3, 47 Intramural Basketball I, 2, 3,
47 Student Store 4.
GERRY LEE PHILLIPS
Annual 47 Arrow 1, 2, 3, 4, news 3, editor
47 Quiver 3, business manager 37 Span-
ish Club 4, vice president 47 College Club
47 Appinokwis 3, 47 Quill and Scroll 3, 47
Student Council 47 Ushers 2, 3, 4, presi-
dent 47 Marionettes l, 27 Ski Club 47
Home room officer 2, 37 Prom 37 Ball 47
Assemblies l, 47 M.l.E.A. 1, 3, 47 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 47 Soph-Frosh Party 27 Arrow
Ball 3, 47 D. A. B. Citizen Award 4.
Football 2, 3, 47 "F" Club 47 Intramural
basketball 3, 47 Ball 4.
Arrow 47 Student Council 37 F. F. A. l,
treasurer I7 Home room officer l, 2, 3, 47
Class Vice president 37 Football 2, 3, 47
lntramural basketball tl, 2, 3, 47 Track
2, 37 Prom 3.
College Club 47 Home Economics 47 G.
A. A. 27 Marionettes l, 27 Masque and
Dagger 3, 47 Choir 47 Prom 37 Ball 47
Christmas tableau 27 Christmas Assem-
bly 47 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Pep Club 47 Football 3, 47 Intramural
Basketball l, 2, 3, 47 Varsity baseball 3,
47 Prom 3j Intramural Softball l, 27 Youth
Fair 1, 2, 3, 4.
Annual 47 Co-sport Editor 47 Arrow 2, 3,
4, Sport Editor 47 College Club 4j Appi-
nokwis 47 Quill and Scroll 47 Student
Council l, 27 Pep Club 1, 37 N. F. L. 3, 4,
President 47 Senior Play 47 Marionettes
l, 2, Vice President l7 Home Boom Offi-
cer l, 2, 37 Class President l, 47 Football
47 Prom 37 Ball 47 Class Assemblies 3, 47
Boys' State 37 Intramural Basketball l, 2,
3, 47 Smoke Signals 2, 37 "F" Club 47
Arrow Ball 47 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 47 State
Oratory Meet 2, 3. V
Annual 47 Co-Sport Editor 473 Science
Club 2, 3, 47 College Club 47 Pep Club 47
Marionettes l, 2, President 27 Masque
and Dagger 47 Marionette Assembly l,
2,7 Class Assemblies l, 2, 3, 47 Youth
Fair l, 2, 3, 4. ,
North Main Fountain Lunch Page 25
Science Club 45 College Club 45 Home
Economics 45 Masque and Dagger 45
Choir 45 Home Room Officer 35 Christ-
mas Assembly 45 Youth Fair 3, 45 Mc-
lntosh High School, Mclntosh Minne-
sota 1, 2.
Annual 45 Arrow 3, 45 Science Club 2, 35
College Club 45 Quill and Scroll 45 G. A.
A. 35 Senior Play 45 Marionettes 1, 25
Masque and Dagger 45 Home Room Of-
ficer 15 Prom 35 Ball 45 Marionette As-
sembly 15 Masque and Dagger Assem-
bly 45 "Norwegian Nights" l5 Iournalisrn
Meet 35 Frosh-Soph Party 25 Youth Fair
l, 45 Arrow Ball 3, 4.
Student Store 45 McLoughlin lr, High.
Vancouver, Washington 15 Ogden Mea-
dows Iunior High, Vancouver Washing-
Senior Play 45 Choir 45 Queen Anne
High, Seattle, Washington l, 2, 3.
Arrow 3, 45 Home Economics 15 "Nor-
wegian Nights" 25 Choir 45 Masque and
Dagger 45 Trio 35 Sextette 45 Choir l, 2,
45 Home Room Officer 2, 35 Arrow Ball
45 Ball 45 Youth Fair l,. 2, 3, 45 Study
Hall Monitor5 Frosh Queen 1.
Annual 45 Arrow 3, 45 College Club 45
Appinokwis 45 Student Council Presi-
dent 45 Pep Club 3, 4, Secretary 35 N. F.
L. 3, 45 Senior Play 45 Home Room Offi-
cer 35 Ball 45 Festival Queen 35 Missoula
County High School, Missoula, Montana
Student Council l5 Band l, 25 Home
Room Officer 15 Football 15 lntramural
Basketball 25 Baseball 3, 45 Assembly l.
Annual 45 College Club 45 Appinokwis
45 G. A. A. 1, 25 Class Assembly 15 Of-
fice 35 Youth Fair l5 Study Hall Monitor
Page 26 Bi-Rite Drug
Student Council l, Passing Parade 3,
Marionettes 1, 2, Masque and Dagger 4,
Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice President 4,
Band 4, Pep Band 4, Track 3, Assem-
blies 2, 3, 4, Backstage l, 2, 3, 4, Boys'
Ouartette 2, 3, 4.
Baseball 3, Football 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2.
Pep Club 4, Masque and Dagger Assem-
bly 4, Masque and Dagger 4, Choir 3,
4, Home Room Officer 4, Senior As-
sembly 3, Youth Fair 3, 4, Chester,
Montana l, 2.
College Club 4, Ushers 2, 3, 4, Masque
and Dagger 4, Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, Assembly
4, Senior Assembly 3, Youth Fair l, 2,
3, 4, Music Festival 2, 3, 4.
College Club 4, Masque and Dagger 4,
Chorus l, 2, Choir 3, 4, Study Hall Mon-
itor 3, Assembly 4, Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4,
Music Festival 2, 3, 4.
FRANCES HOPE STILES
lrene S. Reed, Shelton Washington l,
Abraham Lincoln, San lose, California 2.
MARY ANN STILES
Arrow 2, 3, Home Economics 4, Marion-
ettes 2, Masque and Dagger 3, Chorus
2, Secreetary 2, Choir 3, Ball 4, Grand
Coulee High School l.
Science Club 2, 4, College Club 4, Stu-
dent Council 4, Pep Club 4, Marionette-s
2, Vice President 2, Masque and Dagger
4, Home Boom Officer 2, Intramural
Basketball 4, Track 3, 4, Junior Assem-
bly 3, Pep Club Assembly 4, Youth
Fair 3. 4, Student Store 4.
The Hut-E. A. Hoiland Real Estate
and insurance Page 27
College Club 45 Football 2, 3, 45 Intra-
mural Basketball 3, 45 Track 2, 3, 45 Ball
4: Ski Club 4.
College Club 45 N. F. L. 45 Drama Assem-
bly 45 Choir 45 Glee Club I5 Home Room
Officer l5 Prom 35 Ball 45 lunior Assem-
bly 35 Senior Assembly 45 Study Hall
Monitor l, 2, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 4.
Arrow 3, 4, Head Proof Reader 45 Span-
ish Club 45 College Club 45 Home Eco-
nomics 45 G. A. A. l, 25 Senior Play 45
Orchestra l, 25 Spanish Club Sextette 45
Prom 35 Study Hall Monitor 45 Youth
Fair 35 Music Festival 25 Arrow Ball 4.
Glee Club 25 Youth Fair 25 Student
I OHN ULRICH
Annual 45 Plays l, 45 Band l, 25 Home
Room Officer l5 Baseball 3, 45 Intramural
Volleyball 2, 35 Intramural Basketball 45
Senior Play 4.
ADA VAN DEN BOS
College Club 45 Library 45 Valier High
School, Valier, Montana l, 2.
FRANCIS VAN RINSUM
Arrow 45 F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4, Reporter 45
Baseball 3, 45 P. P. A. Assembly 2, 35
Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Intramural Basket-
ball l, 2, 3, 45 Intramural Softball 3, 45
P. F. A. Radio Program 2.
Science Club 3, 45 College Club 45 Senior
Play 45 Masque and Dagger 45 Track 3.
Page 28 Kalispell Cabinet Works
Annual 45 Arrow l, 45 Spanish Club 45
College Club 45 Pep Club 45 Ushers 2, 3,
4, Secretary-Treasurer 35 G. A. A. l, 25
Marionettes l, 25 Masque and Dagger 35
Home Room Officer 35 Prom 35 Ball 45
Assemblies l, 45 Ski Club 45 Arrow Ball
45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45 Study Hall Mon-
Annual 45 Arrow 3, 4, Feature Editor 45
City Editor 45 Science Club 25 College
Club 45 Appinokwis 45 Quill and Scroll
45 Student Council 35 Pep Club 45 G. A.
A. 3, 45 Senior Play 45 Masque and
Dagger 45 Home Room Officer 2, 3, 45
Prom 35 Ball 45 Assemblies 3, 45 Pep Club
Assembly 45 Youth Fair 2, 3, 45 Arrow
Ball 45 Iournalisrn Meet 35 Great Falls
High School, Great Falls, Montana l.
BETTY LOU WINEBRENNER
Debate 25 Marionettes l5 Home Room Of-
ficer l 5 Class Assemblies 15 Library 35
F. F. A. 45 Track 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
MARY ANNE WORMLEY
Annual 45 Arrow l, 2, 3, 4, News Editor
4, Assistant Editor 45 Science Club 1, 25
College Club 45 Appinokwis 45 Quill and
Scroll 3, 4, Vice President 3, 45 Student
Council 25 Pep Club 3, 4, Vice President
45 G. A. A. l, 2, 3, 45 Senior Play 45
"Norwegian Nights" l5 Marionettes l, 25
Masque and Dagger 3, 45 Band 15 Home
Room Officer l, 2, 45 Class Secretary 45
Prom 35 Ball 45 Assemblies l, 2, 3, 45
Iournalism Meet 35 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45
Play Day 3.
F. F. A. l5 Masque and Dagger 45
RAE ELLEN ZEITS
Annual 45 Arrow 2, 3, 45 College Club 45
"Norwegian Nights" l5 Marionettes l, 2,
Secretary-Treasurer 25 Masque and Dag-
ger 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 35 Home
Room Officer 2, 3, 45 Prorn 35 Ball 45
Class Assembly l5 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 45
Frosh-Soph Party 2.
F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 45 Youth Fair l, 2, 3, 4.
Iorde! Clothing-Gczrey Motor Company Page 29
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Thomas McLeod, Iohn Robischon, Mary Anne Wormley
M Miss Lewis, Mr. Wilson
Page 30 Conrad National Bank
In the fall of l944 a new class was wel-
comed into the F. C. H. S. domain, ruled
by the seniors, class of '45, with a pace
set by the juniors, class of '46, and humor
from the sophomores, class of '47,
This new class which we shall refer to
as the class of l948 was not aware at the
time they entered the halls of higher learn-
ing that they were to be the fiftieth grad-
uating class or in truth, the Golden Class
The first day at Flathead was an eventful
one. The little nuggets were welcomed into
the school by lim Robischon, Student
They were then issued schedules which
proved complicated to the greenies. ln a
short while they became accustomed to
their new surroundings and were allowed
to choose their guardians for the ensuing
Miss jean Mack, music instructor, and
Charles Keith, shop department, were as-
signed as our faculty sponsors. With their
guidance and help we selected Iohn Robi-
schon, as chief prospector, who has garn-
ered many honors since. His assistants
were jimmy Clark and Eva jean Kirkpat-
The day finally arrived when the yet un-
discovered nuggets could prove their worth.
They had been given their first assignment,
to whiten the school emblem on the hill to
the west. A multitude of gleaming students
picked their way to the top of "Old Baldy"
and the "F" has not glistened the same
The Youth Fair, now an annual project
was in its second year and altogether new
to us. We nominated Arlene Skiftun, a
polished and shining nugget, as our repre-
sentative for queen. We originated the tele-
gram booth which has been used every
The greenies of "48" came in amid much
razzing and hazing. After our initiation, all
such foolishness was discontinued.
"Pepiness" was our outstanding quality
and we sent Shirley Morton, Eva jean Kirk-
patrick, George Duffy and johnny Robi-
schon as our candidates for Pep 'n' F. This
club was under the sponsorship of Miss
Della Ve Carr, former dean of girls, and
did much to bolster the school spirit.
The football team scalped Whitefish 33-6
and captured the Northwest champion-
Iustine Mather and Io Anne LeFevre were
invited to join the ranks of majorettes,
Frosh boys who were taken into the
Flathead Chapter of F. F. A. as greenhands
were Einar Brosten, Howard Glazier, Phillip
Kiser, Keith Kohl, james Leighty, Bob Pat-
terson, Robert Peters, Bob Powell, Francis
Van Binsum, Carl Wurst, Don Olson, Dale
Mahlum and LeRoy Baker.
Our first special party was given us by
the Sophomore class. lt offered lots of good
food and fun for all.
Four freshman girls were elected by the
home rooms as cheerleaders to replace the
four senior girls who were to leave in the
spring. They were: Clarice Parr, Eva jean
Kirkpatrick, Ianice Ludwig and Ieannie
Yaple, who later moved to Libby and was
unable to assume her duties,
"Norwegian Nights" the story of Edward
Greig was presented in operetta form as
the all school dramatic production. Frosh
contributors to the cast were: Arlene Skiftun,
Leroy Baker, joan Baldwin, justine Mather,
Dorothy Root and Mary Anne Wormley.
The class then presented their assembly
program which was a musical comedy. The
plot centered around a New York night
club whose entertainment displeased the
owner. He sent some talent scouts out West
to find a new and fresh show. A cornfield
produced a number of farmers' daughters
who danced and were sent to New York.
The assembly was greatly enjoyed by the
entire school, mainly because it lasted
only 30 minutes and school was let out
Betty Ann Kaus, Sally Waller, janet
Gould and Phoebe Huggins were selected
by the Ushers to wear the orange and black
uniforms in the Flathead auditorium.
The class of '45's graduation terminated
our frosh year. We were then ready to re-
turn as sophomores with less roughness
and a little more knowledge.
Our Sophomore year sarted with peace
and prosperity and the gold and good
qualities of the class beginning to show
through. The first act was to elect Willis
McClarty, president, Carl Naurnann, vice
president: lanet Gould and lo Anne Le-
Fevre, as secretary and treasurer. Phillis
CContinued on Page 991
Hacienda-Glacier Dairy Page 31
ELSIE ALTENBURG-leaves her chicken
dinner parties to anyone that knows
where to get the chickens.
IOAN BALDWIN-leaves those Missoula
trips to Bob Sevier and also the nickles
to call her up when he's there.
RICHARD BEST-leaves his harmonica and
ability to play it to Ronny Anderson.
CAROL BIRD-leaves that beautiful en-
larged picture of her from Beaman's
window to all her underclass friends to
remember her by.
LARRY BLAKE-leaves his stomach capac-
ity to Mickey Hanson.
EDWIN BLASDEL-leaves those "funderful"
Saturday nights to Chester Howard.
BETTY MAE BRAATEN-leaves her job as
an Arrow adman to Dorothy Fenton.
ELLEN BRUYER-leaves her gabbing spot
in the hall to Faye Bailey.
CLARICE BURNS-leaves her limberness
and' agility to Pat Morton.
DICK BYRNE-leaves his radio receiving
set to the F. B. I.
DONNA CANTRELL-leaves that corner
study hall seat to Eunice Peckenpaugh
and Roger Wermager.
BETTY CAVE-leaves for Eureka, Libby,
Whitefish and points north.
HELEN CLEVELAND--leaves this time for
good-sorry fellows-some of the 8th
graders are almost as cute.
BONITA CRIST--leaves the choir accom-
panying to Clara Ellen Collins.
WILLARD CROSKREY-leaves loyce Stang
behind, but only for a year.
LYLA DAHLER-leaves and her car goes
with her-looks like the co-op girls will
walk next year.
MARLENE DALY-leaves her old pencils
to Io Ann Cross.
MARY DAUMILLER-leaves behind a little
brother and he has a car, too.
GEORGE DUFFY-leaves his cute camera
smile to Bob Parker.
DELORES DYGERT-leaves her job in the
ice cream store to lim Hartson.
DUANE ENGER-leaves his southern ac-
cent to Franklin Schroeter.
ALENE EVERETT-leaves her mail and the
pictures that came in the letters to the
4th period chemistry girls. They all
think he's so cute.
fContinued on Page 1025
Yes, indeedy! ! Here we are. The proud
and honored 50th graduating class! And
50 years from now some group ot fellows
and gals will be proud and honored to be
the centennial graduating class of Flathead
County High. Don't you wonder what all
of us will be doing then? Let's have our
Flathead "Nosterdamus" turn time ahead
to 1998 and give us the scoop. Ready?-
Flathead! Statesman GORDON VINIE fi-
nally located after 50 years disappearance!
Mr. Vinie claims to have found the mythical
Shangri-La. He stated that he has been
searching for the place ever since he first
learned ot it while a senior in high school.
He left after finding that LYNNE NEWELL
didn't live there anymore.
Last night over my television hookup I
saw and heard that famous Montana
senator, ANTON AMUNDSON speaking
against a fifth term for U. S. President,
IOHN ROBISCHON and vice president,
RUSSELL BILLSBOROUGH. Senator Amund-
son stated that our country could be pulled
out of its present chaos only by electing
his candidate, Miss GWEN SHAW, well
remembered as "Miss Fire Hose of l950."
This month I had the good fortune to
read the recently published diary of
BOBBIE ANNE DYER and ELAINE CLARK.
This masterpiece is entitled, "My Memoirs
of Bigforkn or "We Meddled in Mudpuddle
Yep! It's the truth. That streak you saw in
the sky in September wasn't Hally's comet.
It was TED VAN and RITCHEY OSTROM
taking oft in their new planet plane. The
idea for the device which catapults the
plants into space was originated by former
acquaintances DON LEITCH and BOB
JOHNSON who got similar results with
sling shots and spit wads in high school
The "Martin City Monitor" owned and
published by Miss IEANNE TRIPPET just
announced the opening of four new super-
markets scattered throughout that booming
metropolis. These ultra modern stores are
to be managed by Kalispell's HARLAN
NEILSON, IOHNNY SWEDBERG, and
STANFORD and DALLAS DUNHAM. Roof-
top helicopter parking lots were designed
by OSCAR KEMNIS and Sons.
fContinued on Page 1041
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Beryl I-lcrndiord, Mr. Schroeter, Lewis Keim, Bob Kirk, Miss Field,
Norma lean Kinshellor
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Left to right: Lonnie Erickson, Mrs. Lilly, Donald Iohnson,
F RESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS
Foreqround: Mr. Olson, Delmar Grornmo, Iirnmy Lcrndon
Borckqround: Florence Bondeson, Miss Horton
Iordcm's Cafe--Kossoifs Page 33
Page 34 Glacier Realty Company
Hutcheson Cleaners' Page 35
Page 36 Noble Realty-MacMillan Drug
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Barbara Adams, Iim Aker, Har-
old Amundson, Doris lean Ander-
son, Doris Anderson
Ronald Anderson, Sidney Aronson,
Dollie Ayers, Faye Bailey, Maxine
Fred Bauer, lack Beckwith, Helen
Berner, Carolyn Best, Marilyn Bird
Vera Birnel, Dudley Blake, Eva
Blasdel, Carol Boberq, Kenneth
Paul Branum, Harry Brown, lohn
Brunner, Robert Bull, Luanne Burch
Duane Calbick, Maxine Caldloeck,
Steven Carisle, Robert Cartwright,
Harold Clapper, Phyllis Clark,
Clyde Cleveland, Emma Clothier,
David Cooper, Hazel Cramer, Io-
anne Cross, Ruth Cusick, Louise
Richard DeLanqe, Leia Dickinson,
Leonard Dybing, Norma Eckel-l
berry, Winona Eckelberry
liiornioz Station No. 1 U-indy Christiansen cmd Soni Page 39
Bruce Ellard, Iohn Enqebretson,
Lannie Erickson, Betty Felsrnan,
Dorothy Fenton, Eddie Fine, Frank
Foot, Dorothy Franz, Kenneth
Roqer Fredenberq, Paul Gardner,
Beverly Geddes, Charles Gestrinq,
Patricia Gilder, Viola Glazier,
Donna Guy, Donna Haines, Iohn
Hazel Hartman, Rachel Hartsoch,
Iarnes Hartson, Dale Harvey,
Helen Hayton, loyce Heqqen, Nor-
man Heindel, PeqQY Heindel,
George Hendrickson, Carla Herzoq,
LaDonna Hieb, loyce Hoagland,
Pauline Hovey, Iarnes Iacobson,
Eileen Iacobson, Shirley Iames,
Arletta Iohnson, Betty lohnson
Myron lohnson, Tryn lohnston,
Rudolph Kaedinq, Nancy Kaus,
Bernice Kelly, Ronald Kirkpatrick,
Blanche Larson, Elaine LaValley,
Betty LaViane, Arleta Leach,
Alvena Leubner, Velma Lewis, Lee
Lindsey, Andre Lippens, Albert
Robert Lynn, Marilyn McConnell,
Grace McDonald, Doris McKellar,
Phyllis Main, Marjorie Mendel,
Marianna Merritt, Charles Mills-
pauqh, Bonnie Minthorn
Robert Moore, Wayne Mummert,
Marshall Murray, George Nau-
' mann, Fay Neas
Donna Norvell, Mary O'Fallon,
Collean Olson, Ethel Olson,
Alva Ostrorn, Marvin Palmer, Betty
Parker, loanne Patneaude, Betty
Clyde Pederson, lay Penny, Eu-
qene Peterson, Charles Phillips,
Delores Pilon, Patricia Redfield,
Frances Redman, Bill Redmond,
Verna Reynolds, Iacqueline Rice,
Margaret Rice, Betty Ritchey,
Duane Roberts, Ronald Rogers,
LaDonna Rognlie, Horace Sanders,
Phyllis Seek, Sharie Seekins,
Glemmar Sievers, Fern Skiftun,
Reva Stratton, lohn Stockwell,
S Melba Storie
Iohn Van, Ramona Wayrnire,
Delphine Weigum, Pearl Welty
Vernon White, Stanley Wilrnes,
Nancy Wilson, Iewel Windiate
Margaret Wittlalce, Bob Wolfe,
Page 42 A1's Food Shop-Standard Service--Harry Hoilomd Agency
Pat Spencer, Darlene Stahlberg,
Florine Sundelius, lames Sutton,
Daisy Thomas, Eugene Thompson,
Barbara Toycen, Phyllis Treweelc,
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Sadie Amundson, Ioseph Arm-
strong, Iames Arthur, Lois Au-
Claire, Lola AuClaire, Benny
Dorothy Beal, Glenna Bear,
Kathryn Biery, Dorothy Bloom,
Maynard Bolster, Florence
Fay Booth, Harold Bostic,
Oystein Boveng, Ioyce Brooks,
Carol Bruce, Marvin Bruner
La Verna Bruyer, Frances Buck,
Verna Buck, Donald Bunell,
Dolores Carpenter, Catharine
Leonard Chapin, lens Christen-
sen, Laura Christensen, Mar-
qene Christopher, Rita Clark,
loan Collier, Eldon Collins,
Marvin Combs, Louise Cooper,
Bonnie Cox, lim Cronkhite
Georqe Daumiller, Donna Davis,
Margaret Deqlow, Helen De-
Groat, Florence Diqiovannie,
Don Dunham, Iames Durado,
Maralyn, Eayrs, lim Emerson,
William Emmert, Iames Ewing
Dolores Farris, Mahlon Fehl-
berg, Patricia Fenby, Henry
Ficken, Donna Flynn, Mona
Iverson Brothers-Tip Top Cafe--Ferqusson Shoe Store Page 43
Theresa Franz, Gloria Fulton,
Dale Gilbertson, Harold Gilbert-
son, Ioan Gonsior, Roger
Delmar Granrno, Gloria Gronley,
Donna Grosswiler, Duane Han-
son, Io Ann Hanson, Lloyd
Emeral Haug, Beverly Hauge,
Eleanor Hawkins, Bernadine
Healy, Helen Hellman, Philip
Donald Henkel, Kay Herron,
Donald Hill, Doloris Hissong,
Corinne Hodgson, Richard
Eleanor H o lmqui st, Bobbin
Hough, Mildred Humphrey, lris
lverson, Elaine Iacobson,
Ieanine Iensen, Ruth Johnston,
Mary Lou lones, Claris Iorgen-
sen, Charlene Keim
Mary Keith, Betty Keller, Patricia
Kelley, Shirley Kernmis, Marjorie
Kernna, Donna Kinney
IoAnn Kinshella, Nancy Kin-
shella, loyce Kirk, Sally Kirk-
patrick, Iarnes Korn, Elizabeth
Edward Laird, Iirnmy Landon,
N son, Iune Leighty, Carl Levitt
Charles LaRance, Arleen Lar-
William Lindstrom, Ardith Lin-
rude, Don Lofqren, Iames
Lyonais, Janice Lyonais, Gladys
Paula MacMillan, Robert Mc-
Atee, Leona McLelland, Rita
McConnell, Ruth McConnell,
Nancy McGlenn, Nancy Mc-
Laughlin, Ioyce McNeil, Willard
McPheeters, Harriet Macdonald,
Mona Marquardt, Ann Martin-
son, Randall Matkin, Madeline
Maxwell, Winston Mebust,
Lewis Michelson, Donald Mill-
house, Shirley Moeller, Glenn
Moore, Patricia Morton, Barbara
Viola Mummert, Carol Murray,
Jeanine Myers, LaVerne Nelson,
Norma Neilson, Patricia
Arthur Olson, George Olson,
Thomas O'Neil, Pearl Opalka,
Esther Opsand, Beverly Parker
lessiebelle Passmore, Earl Pat-
terson, Virqil Paullin, Eunice
Peckenpauqh, Betty Peebler,
Lora lune Peterson
Arlene Poulson, Alta Presthye,
Gladys Person, Meredith Ray,
Lois Redd, Duane Reed
Dickey ' Glass Shop
Lois Reynolds, Robert Robbin,
Ellen Roqnlie, Ellen Root, Gene
Ruby, Paul Ruff
Claudia Sand, Betty Sanders,
Gloria Schlegel, Franklin Schro-
eter, Patricia, Schumacher,
Ianies Seek, Kenneth Siderius,
Marianna Siegel, Pauline Smith,
Gary Sparks, Yvonne Stahlberq,
Lila Staudacher, Agnes Sten-
berg, Carol Stenberq, Glen
Stevens, Robert Storaasli, lean
Robbin Street, Charles Stuart,
Rosallie Sullivan, Mary Swen-
son, Leon Syth, Adelaide
Iohn Thol, Patsy Thomas, Ann
Thomson, Edgar Trippet, Daniel
Wachsmuth, Donald Wagner
Charles Ward, Eunice Weiqum,
Weikert, Janice Wermager,
Fred Wilken, Vivian Wilken
Edna Wilson, George Wilson,
Kenneth Winebrenner, Marian
Wise, Bill Wolfe, Edna Wollan
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Seated: LaDonna Rognlie, lohn Ulrich, Earl Holst, Barbara Olrnstead, Eva lean Kirk-
patrick, Ianet Gould, lohn Robischon, lack Gogers, Phoebe Huggins.
Second row: Mary Anne Wormley, Wanita Nesten, IoAnne LeFevre, Ianice Ludwig,
Ioan Baldwin, Miss Schoknecht, Roberta Dyer, Elsie Altenberg, Norma Bell, Bonita Crist.
Third row: Kyrol Kirkpatrick, Della Manning, Helen Cleveland, Sally Waller, Betty Ann
Kaus, Gerry Lee Phillips, Lynne Newell, Lorraine Wilmes, Rae Ellen Zeits.
Fourth row: Clarice Parr, Gwen Shaw, Peggy Greig, Rosemarie Loveall, Donna Brum-
baugh, Dorothy Root, Patsy Hellen, Sylvia Engstrom.
Fifth row: Betty Cave, Ioyce Iacobsen, Betty Hansen, Grace Knox, Rose Peters, Elaine
Clark, Ruth Smith, Avis Gryde.
Since l907 each graduating class at
Flathead has edited THE FLATHEAD. It
has been the aim of the 1948 staff to record
a pictorial and literary review of student
activities in order to preserve the pleasures
associated with high school days for the
years to come. A glance through previous
yearbooks is a panorama of changing
scenes and customs at Flathead.
Eva lean Kirkpatrick with Ianet Gould
and Barbara Olmstead as associate editors
edited the 1948 Flathead. Miss Dorothy
Schoknecht was the faculty advisor.
The business staff was headed by Earl
Holst with Bonita Crist, Pauline Nommen-
son, ldonna Lindsey, Patsy Hellen, Elsie
Altenburg, Rae Ellen Zeits, Clarice Parr,
and Dorothy Root, assistants.
Class pictures were assembled by Janice
Ludwig, Avis Gryde, Norma Bell, Alene
Everett, Ruth Smith, Betty Cave, Elaine
Clark, Sylvia Engstrom, Helen Lampman,
Lorraine Wilmes, Kyrol Kirkpatrick, and
Kalispell Drug-Scrverud Paint Sho
Organization writeups were in charge of
Della Manning, Peggy Greig, loyce Iacob-
sen, Helen Cleveland, Grace Knox, Betty
Hansen, Kathryn O'Neil, Einar Brosten,
Rose Peters and Lynne Newell.
The Class Log was written by Gwen
Shaw and Mary Anne Wormleyg the Will
and Prophecy, by loan Baldwin and JoAnne
LeFevrep the history of the school, by Lor-
The art staff was headed by Phoebe Hug-
gins with Gerry Lee Phillips, Sally Waller,
Rosemarie Loveall, Roberta Dyer and lack
La Donna Rognlie, spohomore, was in
charge of student photography with Iohn
Ulrich and Donna Brumbaugh assisting.
The sports layout and writeups were in
charge of Iohn Robischon and lack Rogers,
assisted by Russell Billsborough.
The Flathead is a member of the National
Scholastic Press Association, University of
p Page 47
ARROW EDITORIAL STAFF
Seated: Lewis Keim, Arlene Skiftun, Ioan Baldwin, Shirley Morton, Don Breimo,
Gerry Lee Phillips, Mary Anne Wormley, Dorothy Root, Lorraine Wilmes,
LaDonna Rognlie, john Robischon.
Standing: Mr. Christison, Roberta Dyer, Della Manning, Phoebe Huggins, Kathryn
O'Neil, Lila Dahler, leanne Trippet, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Barbara Olmstead,
Norma Bell, Mr. Borgen.
ln 1916, the Flathead Arrow was organ-
ized as the student newspaper under the
editorship of Mary- Laux.
The first issue was a ten-page print. A
gradual metamorphosis has changed the
appearance of the paper. Finally in l944
the present four page, seven column form
was adopted. Editions of the Arrow are
published every two weeks with printing
handled at a downtown shop. The general
management is done by the advanced
journalism class. The first year journalism
students meet thrice weekly to learn the
fundamentals of writing.,
To possess ability and willingness to
work are the only qualifications necessary
for eligibility on the Arrow Staff. The staff's
purpose is to afford a means of expressing
student opinions and perfecting writing abil-
ity. This standard is effectively carried out
through the changes in the staff. The organ-
ization of the staff is determined by the
recommendations of the faculty advisors.
The new positions are announced each se-
mester so that more students may have an
experience on staff positions.
ln an effort to add to the social activities
of the school, the Arrow has arranged an
annual ball. With Ianice Ludwig as chair-
man in l947, the Arrow Ball was termed
The Arrow is a member of four journal-
istic organizations. They are the Interna-
tional Quill and Scroll Association of North-
western University, Montana Scholastic
Press Association from the University of
Minnesota, and the Pacific Slope School
Editorial Association of Washington State
Faculty advisors are Mr. Borgen, editorial
and Mr. Christison, business.
Members of the Arrow Staff are:
Editor-in-Chief ..,,,,..,i...,,,..,, Gerry Lee Phillips
News Editor ,,..,,,...,,i.. Mary Anne Wormley
Feature Editor ,,....,,...,,,...,,, Lorraine Wilmes
Sports Editor ...,,....,..,.,,,........, john Ftobischon
Business Manager .,,,,....,...,, Shirley Morton
Advertising Manager ,,..,...,,.,.,,, Dorothy Root
Circulation ,....,,..,,,..,,,,...,,i..,,,i...,.. Norma Bell
Bookkeepers .,.. . .,.... .Lila Dahler, Ellen Bruyer
Head Typist ,...,.....,,,...,,. .Barbara Olmstead
Head Proofreader ,..,,i...,,...,,..., Roberta Dyer
Staff Artist ,..,,... ,,,..,,,....,,,..,, Ph oebe Huggins
Smoke Signals Editor....Eva jean Kirkpatrick
Staff Photographer ..,,....,, La Donna Rognlie
Departmental Assistants- and Reporters
Don Breimo, Io Anne LeFevre, Lewis
Keirn, Sally Waller, Russell Billsborough,
Alice Opalka, Kathryn O'Neil, Gwen Shaw,
Mary Lippens, Don Edmondson, Mildred
Vick, Della Manning, Tim Crail, Lynne
Newell, lanice Ludwig, jeanne Trippet,
Betty Ann Kaus, Bob Kirk, Bob Powell, Bob
Abbott, jeannine Hacker, Mary Anne Stiles,
Lu Anne Burch, Donna Norvell, Betty
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ARROW S'lI'AlFlF J
Business Assistants and Admen
Ieannine Phillips, Elsie Altenberg, Pauline
Nommensen, Rae Ellen Zeits, Clarice Parr,
Sylvia Engstrom, Patti McDonell, Betty
Braaten, Arlene Skiftun, Eileen Tooley,
Iackie McConnell, La Verna Schlegel, Betty
Cave, Audrey Engstrom, Harriet Macdon-
ald, Alice Thompson.
Editor-in-Chief .......,........ Gerry Lee Phillips
Associate Editor ........ Mary Anne Wormley
News Editor ......,......,,.......,........... Don Breimo
Feature Editor .,,..,..,. .......... I oan Baldwin
Sports Editor ...,.,.......,. ........, L ewis Keim
Business Manager ......,,...,.....,.. Dorothy Root
Advertising Manager .............. Betty Braaten
Circulation ...,..,,,,,.,,................ Kathryn O'Neil
Bookkeepers ,,,r Lila Dahler, Ellen Bruyer
Head Copyreader ............... Della Manning
Head Typist ,,,.................. ,Barbara Olmstead
City Editor .,.,,,,,,,,................. Lorraine Wilmes
Staff Artist ..,..,...,.,,.,rr...,....... Phoebe Huggins
Smoke Signals Editor .... Eva Iean Kirkpatrick
Staff Photographer .,..,.,.. ,La Donna Rognlie
Head Proofreader ...,............. leanne Trippei
Alice Opalka, Beryl Handford, Mary Lip-
pens, Delphine Hanson, Mildred Vick, Mary
Anne Stiles, Florine Sundelius, Gwen Shaw,
Russell Billsborough, Ieannine Phillips,
Donna Norvell, Roberta Dyer, Io Anne
Lelfevre, Betty Ann Kaus, Iohn Robischon,
lnez Rognlie, Lynne Newell, Ianice Ludwig,
Timothy Crail, Ieannine Hacker, Vera
lones, Edith Iohnston, Bob Powell, Bob Kirk,
Bob Abbott, Norma Bell, Lu Anne Burch.
Business Assistants and Admen
Rae Ellen Zeits, Patti McDonell, Clarice
Parr, Sylvia Engstrom, Rose Peters, Donna
Sparks, Harriet Macdonald, Betty Cave,
Audrey Engstrom, LaVerna Schlegel, Eileen
Tooley, Marlys Herzog, Carol Anderson,
Dorothy Fenton and Colleen Olson.
Seated, left to right: Eileen Tooley, Sylvia Engstrom, Audrey Engstrom, Betty Mae
Braaten, Betty Cave, Rae Ellen Zeits, Betty Windiate, Dorothy Fenton, Colleen Olson.
Second row: loAnne Lelfevre, Della Manning, Carol Anderson, Donna Sparks, Harriet
Madonald, LaVerna Schlegel, Betty Ann Kaus, Elsie Altenburg.
Third row: Rose Peters, Sally Waller, lanice Ludwig, Clarice Parr, Gwen Shaw, Inez
Rognlie, Lynne Newell, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Roberta Dyer.
Mary Lippens, Patricia MacDonald, Beryl Handiord, Edith lohnston, Alice Opalka,
leannine Hacker, Ieannine Phillips, Donna Norvell.
Fifth row: Vera Iones, leanne Trippet, Bob Kirk, Bob Abbott, Bob Powell, Timothy Crail,
Mountain States Power Company-North Side Texaco Service Page 49
Seated: Gwen Shaw, Willis McClarty, Lynne Newell, Carl Naumann, Tom McLeod.
Standing: ldonna Lindsey, Ianet Gould.
As the '47-'48 school year draws to a
close, it is again time to summarize the
accomplishments of Flathead's governing
body, the Student Council.
The first semester council was guided by
the capable hand of Gwen Shaw, president,
and aided by Willis McClarty, vice presi-
dent: lanet Gould, secretary, and ldonna
Lindsey, student treasurer. This term was
highlighted by the successful completion
of the Youth Fair. Many beneficial projects
were completed, dominant among these
were the Christmas decorations in the study
halls and the all-school mixer following -the
Butte Central game. This, the government
of Flathead County High School, owes its
success to the willing cooperation of .home
room representatives and their leaders.
Tom McLeod succeeded in winning the
second semester Student Council election as
president, Carl Naumann, vice president:
Lynne Newell, secretary, and ldonna Lind-
sey maintaining the treasurer's position,
were elected as Tommy's right hand help-
ers. Acting in conjunction with the .Teen
Page 50 Butlreys
Town committee, the council gave the need-
ed support to the Teen Town dances. Aid
was given in the managing, publicizing and
selling of tickets and coke for the first Teen
Town dance. Skids for the study hall seats
were bought by this governing body so that
noon dancing could be enjoyed. The Teen
Town Committee provided a juke box and
ping pong tables for noon hour activity.
These are under the supervision of Mr.
Weingartner and the Student Council.
Many thanks have been given to the
Teen Town committee composed of repre-
sentatives from the local P.T.A. and a dele-
gation of the city.,These members are Mrs.
Neil Leitch, Mrs.'W. L. Dickinson, Mrs. R.
O. Waller, Mrs. Alton Pearce, Mrs. Elliot
Chester, Mrs. Art Iohnson, Mrs. V. D. Ferree,
Mrs. E. A. Melby, Mrs. Morris Blake, Mrs.
A. W. Hanson, Mrs. C. S. Powell, Dr. H. D.
Huggins, Mr. R. I. Prentice, Mr. W. L. Wein-
gartner. I-'rom this group Mr. Russell Prent-
ice and Mrs. R. O. Waller were elected co-
chairrnen with Mrs. Art lohnson as secre-
STUDENT C UNCH
Seated: Mr. Day, lanet Gould, Gwen Shaw, Mr. Merritt, Willis McClarty, Idonna Lindsey, Mr. Crowe.
Second row: Gerry Lee Phillips, Eunice Peckenpauqh, Colleen Olson, Dorothy Fenton, Donna Grosswiler,
Blanche Larson, Phyllis Treweek.-Third row: Anton Amundson, Carol Anderson, Pearl Opalka, Vera
lones, Sally Kirkpatrick, Paula MacMillan, Doris lean Anderson.-Fourth row: Iarnes Clark, LaVerna
Schleqel, Beryl I-landford, Kathryn O'Neil, Patricia Bergmann, Robert Robbin.-Fifth row: Richard Byrne,
Robert Sevier, Stanford Dunham, Lauren Granmo, Charles Gestring, Gary Qualls.
Lett to right, seated: Mr. Day, Lynne Newell, Torn McLeod, Mr. Merritt, Gerry Lee Phillips, Idonna Lindsey,
Mr. Crowe.-Second row: James Korn, Colleen Olson, Dorothy Fenton, Donna Sparks, Phyllis Treweek
Marilyn McConnell, Elizabeth Thompson.-Third row: Pearl Opalka, Paula MacMillan, Sally Kirkpatrick
Marion Wise, Sue Eberhard.-Fourth row: Lauren Granmo, Vera Iones, Kathryn O'Neil, Ieannine Hacker
Gary Qualls, Charles Olson.-Fifth row: Iohncgiy Swedberq, Stanford Dunham, Lee Chapin, Al Pierce
Flathead Motor Sales Company Page 51
QlUIlLlL AND SCROLL
Seated: Lila Dahler, Gerry Lee Phillips, Della Manning, Barbara Qlmstead, loan
Baldwin, Mary Anne Wormley.
Second row: Lorraine Wilmes, Dorothy Boot, Lynne Newell, loAnne Lelfevre, Shirley
Morton, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Norma Bell.
Third row: Mr. Borgen, Don Breimo, lohn Ptobischon, Mr. Christison.
The Quill and Scroll is an organization
honoring students who have gained recog-
nition in journalistic work. The require-
ments for membership are to be in the
upper one third of the class, to be a junior
or senior and to have done outstanding
work in writing or business administration.
This year the Quill and Scroll is spon-
soring a plaque to be awarded to the group
presenting the outstanding assembly of the
Quill and Scroll was first organized at
Flathead in 1935. Much progress has been
made since then. Since l94l, one hundred
and seventeen members have been ad-
mitted. Students initiated in l947 and com-
posing the present membership roll are
loan Baldwin, Gerry Lee Phillips, Mary
Anne Wormley and Eva lean Kirkpatrick.
The annual banquet was held March lU
in the home economics room. The initiation
oi nine new members was followed by the
dinner and program. Musical numbers,
table talks, and election of officers com-
prised the evenings program. The students
initiated at this time were Lorraine Wilmes,
lohn Bobischon, lo Anne LeFevre, Don
Breimo, Shirley Morton, Dorothy Root, Della
Manning, Lynne Newell, and Norma Bell.
Quill and Scroll oiiicers are:
President, Della Manning, Mary Anne
Wormley, vice presidentg Lorraine Wilmes,
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The local chapter oi the National Honor
Society obtained its charter in 1928 and
was named Appinokwis meaning "in the
dawning", or more literally translated,
"living in the future with eyes toward the
Members are chosen from the lunior class
in May and the Senior class in February.
They are chosen by a faculty committee,
Mr. Flottman, Mr. Crowe, Miss Shatwell,
Miss Field, Mr. Merritt, Mr. Robinson, and
Miss Schoknecht, from high ranking stu-
dents who have been outstanding during
their high school years. To be eligible, a
student must have a scholastic average of
2.00 and at least 32 merit points which are
earned through extra curricular activities.
Membership is based on scholarship, char-
acter, leadership and service.
Students elected in May l947 were Anton
Amundson, loan Baldwin, Ellen Bruyer,
Dorothy Gilder, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Noel
Kiser, Io Anne LeFevre, Iustine Mather,
Gerry Lee Phillips, and Pat l-lunzicker, who
is no longer enrolled at Flathead. Students
elected in February compose the remainder
of the Appinokwis membership.
Election into Appinokwis is recognition
of a student's scholastic attainment and
service to the school. It is the highest honor
Flathead can bestow upon a student.
Officers this year were: Noel Kiser, presi-
dent: Anton Amundson, vice president:
Dorothy Gilder, secretary, and Miss Lonita
First row: loan Baldwin, Dorothy Gilder, Noel Kiser, Anton Amundson, Miss Kurtz.
Second row: Ellen Bruyer, Ruth Smith, Lorraine Wilmes, Norma Bell,
Mary Anne Wormley.
Third row:Della Manning, IoAnne LeFevre, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Iustine Mather,
Idonna Lindsey, Gerry Lee Phillips, Pauline Nommensen.
Fourth row. Thomas McLeod, lohn Robischon, Robert Neitzling, Lila Dahler,
Torbert Variety Store-Winkler-'s Page 53
Seated, leit to right: Louise Dawsen, Beverly McNamara, Marianna Merritt, Sharie
Seekins, Clara Ellen Collins, Blanche Larson, lnez Bognlie, Marjorie Pederson,
Standing: Phyllis Main, Eileen Iacobson, Delphine Hanson, Barbara Beeman, Nancy
Pierson, LaDonna Bognlie, Marjorie Mendel, Patricia Redfield, Patricia Gilder, Beva
Stratton, Mrs. Wells, sponsor, Dorothy Scharn, Ethel Olson, Edith Iohnston,
LaDonna Hieb, Carol Flottman, lrene Welty, Arleta Leach,
Helen Martinson, Donna Norvell.
From whence came THE QUIVEB, our
high school literary magazine? Delving into
year books, we learned that in 1910 and
1911 Flathead County High School had one
general publication ,a quarterly magazine
called THE QUlVER. ln February 1924, THE
QUIVER emerged as a strictly literary pub-
lication, published at the end of each se-
mester and containing only creative work.
The name QUIVEB was revived by Wil-
liam jellison who explained, "A quiver is
always full ot unshot arrows." Dr. jellison
is now on the staff at the U. S. Public
Health laboratory at Hamilton, Montana
and did research work in China during
World War ll. Quoting from this issue we
read, "The leading colleges and some oi
the largest high schools of the country are
publishing such magazines, but Flathead
is the first high school in the state to at-
tempt so ambitious a venture."
Through the years THE QUIVEPL has
been sponsored by a literary society called
THE SCRIBBLERS. This club met on Thurs-
days alternately atter school and evenings.
The members studied lives of authors and
their works, regional poetry, or one-act
plays. Some years the club kept a scrap-
book and subscribed to a literary maga-
zine to which the members submitted their
stories and poems.
A 1928 issue of THE QUIVEB is composed
entirely of original essays contributed by
the junior English Class. Quivers oi 1940
and 1941 are illustrated by Robert Buck,
who has since become nationally renowned
tor his art work.
ln 1946, THE SCBIBBLERS' CLUB func-
tions only to edit and publish the QUIVER.
Three editions a year are being published
and because oi the high price ot paper are
being sold for iiiteen cents per copy. Typ-
ing and mimeographing are done under
the direction oi Mr. Christison of the com-
The aim of THE QUIVEB in 1948 as in
1924 is to preserve worthy stories, essays,
and poems written by students: to give
others the opportunity to read and enjoy
these selections, and thus to be a stimulus
to creative efforts.
The College Club is an informal organ-
ization which aims at vocational and social
guidance for students planning to further
Various faculty 'members lead discus-
sions on such topics as expense, what col-
leges to choose, vocaitonal and profes-
sional opportunities, methods of grading,
social life, and the place of fraternities and
On March 19, alumni of Flathead now
attending the State University presented 'a
round-table discussion on college life "to the
student body. This was very well received.
Mr. David Anderson is faculty advisor
of the College Club.
Seated: Sally Waller, Gwen Shaw, Dorothy Root, Mary Anne Wormley, Ianice Ludwig,
Mary Lippens, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Betty Ann Kaus.
Second row: Kyrol Kirkpatrick, Wanita Nesten, Roberta Dyer, Lynne Newell Lorraine
Wilmes, Bae Ellen Zeits, Ruth Smith, Eunice lohnson, Gerry Kay Hardy, Norma Bell.
Third row: IoAnne Leljevre, Della Manning, Beth Ralston, Bonita Crist, Betty Thompson,
loan Baldwin, Helen Cleveland, Shirley Morton, Kay Stenberg, Marlene Daly,
Dorothy Keller, Gerry Lee Phillips.
Fourth row: Betty Cave, Delores Rolf, Betty Braaten, Donna Brumbaugh, Phoebe Huggins,
lanet Gould, Grace Knox, Kathryn O'Neil, Barbara Weikert, Bose Peters, leanne
Trippet, Elaine Clark, Mary Kay Olson, loyce lacobsen, Avis Gryde.
Fifth row: Mr. Anderson, sponsor, Ana Stenberg, Russell Billsborough, Henry Thol,
lohn Swedberg, Ada Van den Bos, Willis McClarty, lack Rogers, lohn Bobischon,
Gordon Vinje, Mary lohnston.
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Seated: Bonnie Minthorn, Iohnny Swedberg, Patti McDonnell, Edith Iohnston, Alice
Opalka, Mr. Ylinen, Ioyce Heggen.
Second row: Hazel Hartman, Nancy Kaus, Ieannine Phillips, Donna Sparks, Shirley
Burnell, Millie Huggins, Elizabeth Thompson, Audrey Engstrom.
Third row: Carol Flottrnan, Betty Hayen, Patricia Redfield, lnez Rognlie, Delores Bolt,
Marie Widdowson, Ioyce Haines.
Fourth row: Barbara Weikert, Betty Gonsior, Rosemarie Loveall, Peggy Greig, Delphine
Hanson, Dorothy Scharn, Patti Bergmann.
Fifth row: Gordon Vinje, Darold Bryan, Howard Austin, Edna Sykes, Noel Kiser, Betty
Hansen, Norman Iacobson, Leonard Dybing.
"ln La Sci", Indian for Lake Science is
the name of Elathead's Science club re-
organized in 1944.
Under the leadership of Edith Iohnston,
president, Alice Opalka, vice president,
Patti McDonell, secretary-treasurer, and
Mr. Walter Ylinen, sponsor, the club has
been active in familiarizing its members
with new and old discoveries in science
through projects, talks, movies, and field
One ot the major projects was repairing
and replenishing the aquarium in the
On April 9, the group presented its as-
sembly, in February, its radio program.
Several interesting field trips were taken
through local plants during the year.
SPANISH CLUB TRIPLE TRIO
Betty Ann Kaus, Lynne Newell, Gerry Lee Phillips, Sharie Seekins, Gerry Kay Hardy,
leanne Trippet, Corinne Hodgson, Donna Brumbaugh, Marianna Merritt, Bonita Crist.
Organized in October, the Spanish Club,
Los Gitanitos, has as its purpose to stim-
ulate interest in the Spanish language, to
help better understand the customs and at-
titudes of Spanish speaking countries, and
to promote friendship with our Latin Ameri-
Activities of the club this past year in-
cluded a Christmas party in December, an
all-school mixer in lanuary, radio broad-
cast in February. April featured the assem-
bly and fiesta, also the decorating of store
windows down town during Pan American
week. The activities of the year were cli-
maxed with a banquet in May. t
The officers the first semester were:
president, Lynne Newell, vice president,
Gerry Lee Phillipsgsecretary, Ianice Lud-
wig, treasurer, Sharie Seekins.
Second semester officers were: President,
Donna Brumbaugh, vice president, Sharie
Seekinsg secretary, Alice Opalka: treas-
urer, Marianna Merritt. Miss Ertel Shatwell
language instructor, is sponsor.
Seated: Ianice Ludwig, Gerry Lee Phillips, Lynne Newell, Donna Brumbaugh, Sharie
Seekins, Alice Opalka, Marianna Merritt.
Second row: leannine Phillips, Bonita Crist, Betty Ann Kaus, Sally Waller, Gerry Kay
I-lardy, Helen I-layton, Miss Shatwell, sponsor.
Third row: lohn Wheeler, LaDonna Rognlie, Marjorie Mendel, Ieanne Trippet, Barbara
Weikert, Corinne Hodgson, Gary Reese.
N.. 1F. lL.
Seated, left to right: Mr. Richardson, Gwen Shaw, Ioan Baldwin, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, lohn Robischon,
Ronald Myers, Mr. Schroeter, Second row: Timothy Crail, Sharie Seekins, Marianna Merritt, Norma Bell,
Frances Holmquist, Dorothy Fenton, Arleta Leach, Blanche Larson, Doris I. Anderson. Third row: Daisy
Mae Thomas, Helen Hayton, Kathryn O'Nei1, Ieannine Hacker, Duane Calbick, Nancy Pierson. Fourth
row: Rosella Skare, Elizabeth Foot, Mary K. Olson, Betty Thompson, Grace McDonald, Anton Amundson.
N. F. L. was orqanized at Flathead in 1940
with nine charter members with Charles
Reeves and Tom Richardson as sponsors.
Flathead has in her possession the tourn-
ament cup which she has held tor four
consecutive years, from l94l to 1944. Three
cups have been taken tor oriqinal oratory.
Iohn Ftobischon placed first in the 1947 or-
Eighteen new members were installed at
a banquet in December, 1947, makinq a
total membership ot Z7 lor this school year.
N. F. L. members attended the state meet
at Missoula this sprinq.
N. F. L. OFFICERS
Iohn Robischon, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Mr. Schroeter, Mr. Richardson
Puqe 58 K. G. E.
Debate is one of the oldest of Flathead's
activities. ln 1907 the Interscholastic debat-
ing league was organized in the State and
at Kalispell. The first team was composed
of Miriam Fisher, CMrs. C. H. Schertl, Wil-,
liam McBride and Albert Crone, and this
team was successful in their debate with
Livingston. Two state championships have
been won at Missoula in 1916 and 1946.
One member of the former team was Dan
Korn, local attorney, the latter, was com-
posed ot Ted Crail and Bob O'Neil with
Cecil Zylstra, the sponsor. The 1947 team,
composed of Donna Austin and Vera Heit-
meyer, tied for third place in the State.
The state debate question this year is
"Resolved that the Federal Government
should require compulsory arbitration of
labor disputes in basic American indus-
Debaters get practice by furnishing pro-
grams tor service clubs, granges, and other
organizations in the vicinity of Kalispell.
The '47-'48 debaters as in former years,
have taken trips through the state and to
Mr. Ed. Schroeter is the debate coach.
The students participating in debate are:
Ioan Baldwin, Duane Calbick, Ftosella
Skare, Daisy Mae Thomas, Timothy Crail,
Nancy Pierson, Louis Nebrenslcy, Kathryn
O'Neil and Elizabeth Foot.
Seated: Nancy Pierson, Kathryn O'Neil, Timothy Crail, Ioan Baldwin, Daisy Mae
Second row: Gene Coleman, Ftosella Skare, Elizabeth Thompson, Duane Calbiclc, Louis
Third row: Mr. Richardsan, Mr. Schoeter.
fl ,J Q
ft.. .tm CLUB
First row: Iames Cronkhite, Iames Korn, Kenneth Erickson, lohn Thol, Iimmy Hartson,
Bob Abbott, Bill Redmond, lim Hutcheson, Charles Mercord, Lee Hill.
Second row: Les Foy, Ianet Gould, Leta Dickinson, Marilyn McConnell, Bob Pettit, Gerry
Lee Phillips, Oystein Boveng, Bob Sweeney, Herb Conklin, Bill Noble.
Third row: Sally Conklin, loan Baldwin, LaVerna Schlegel, Pauline Smith, Roberta
Dyer, Kyrol Kirkpatrick, lanice Ludwig, Betty Ann Kaus, Bob Patterson,
Earl Patterson, Don Olson.
Fourth row: Iohn Robischon, Larry Ellefson, Carol Boberg, Beverly Geddes, Iimmy
Aker, Paul Tutvedt, lack Rogers, Frank Trippet, Tom McLeod, Mr. E. E. Wilson.
With the development of the Big Moun-
tain Ski Run at Whitefish, interest in skiing
at Flathead has reached an all time high.
The Ski Club was organized this year as
a unit of the Rocky Mountain Ski Associa-
tion with Bill Noble, president: Tom McLeod,
vice president: Norma Bell, secretary-
treasurerg Mr. E. E. CRipl Wilson, sponsor.
Each Saturday morning members go to
Whitefish for instruction. The Kalispell Elks
donated two hundred dollars to help defray
expenses of transportation and lessons.
Movies on skiing and a talk by loe Ward,
head instructor at the Big Mountain Ski
Run, have been program numbers at the
noon meetings of the club.
Members have participated in four meets,
the Douglas Smith races at Whitefishg the
State lnterscholastic meet at Bozeman: the
District lnterscholastic at Whitefish: and the
N.R.M.S.A. Downhill and Slalom at White-
Kenneth Erickson, Iames Hartson, Les
Foy, lames Hutcheson, and Bill Noble as
a team placed sixth at the Bozeman meet.
The same group with Oystein Boveng re-
placing Hutcheson placed second in the
District lnterscholastic meet at Whitefish.
ln the N.R.M.S.A. meet at Whitefish, March
5 and 6, Bill Noble placed first in Class C
and Les Foy, third.
Page 60 Cocxst to Coast-Sen-xdy's Sales Service
The Ushers are a service organization.
As Flathead's auditorium is used by the
community as a Whole, as Well as by the
high school, the girls in black and orange
uniforms give many hours of their time
seating people, handing out programs, tak-
ing tickets, and preserving the decorum ot
Each spring the club elects new members
to replace the graduating seniors.
In recognition of their work, members
are presented with a gold pin after a year
The l947-48 officers were Gerry Lee Phil-
lips, president, Sally Waller, vice president:
Lenore Herron, secretary. Miss Ertel Shat-
well of the foreign language department, is
Back row: Ana Stenberg, Betty Ann Kaus, Ianet Gould, Phoebe Huggins, Sally Waller,
Amber Henkel, Dorothy Keller.
Front row: Norma Bell, Gerry Sund, Lenore Herron, Marlys Herzog, Gerry Lee Phillips,
LaDonna Hieb, Faye Bailey, Carol Boberg.
lF. lE'. Al
First row, leit to right: Paul Tutvedt, Arthur Weaver, Howard Glazier, Francis Van
Rinsum, Iames Leighty, Robert Patterson, Elgin Wheeler, Einar Brosten, Paul laquette.
Second row: Harold Gilbertson, Earl Patterson, Dale Gilbertson, Duane Reed, Ray
Sewell, Donald Peters, Robin Street, Robert Flachmeyer, Henry Ficken.
Third row: Mr. Olson, Horace Sanders, Charles Gestring, Harold Clapper, Donald
Komenda, Donald Loveless, Robert May, Donald Reynolds, Robert Wolfe, Iohn Schutt,
Brad Gestring, Donald Lipper, lack Buck, Billy Wolfe, Mr. Robinson.
Fourth row: Robert Peters, Donald Olson, Keith Kohl, Frank Foot, Iames Jacobson,
Francis Graham, Norman Iacobson, Dick Peters, Rudolph Kaeding, Gary Naethe,
Leroy Baker, Paul Ruff.
Fifth row: lames Wishart, lohn Bowdish, Richard Barry, Phil Kiser, Roger Casterline,
Ronald Radabah, Harry Moore, Martin Radabah, Quentin Vitt, Lewis Michelson, Iames
Smith, lohn Mitton, Donald Doyle, Clyde Pederson, Donald Dunham, William Emmert,
Albert Lynn, Arthur Mitton.
The Flathead Chapter was organized in
l928 and received its charter from the Na-
tional Association in l93U. On winning the
state and National Chapter Contest in l942
it was awarded the silver emblem. Since
then it has won the gold emblem for five
consecutive years which is a record-break-
ing achievement. By doing this the chapter
has broken two national records: 1, the
only chapter to win the gold emblem more
than three consecutive years: 2, placing in
the gold division of the national chapter
achievement contest the greatest number
of times throughout the years and being
the winner ot the top satte awards for six
The chapter achievement program is
without doubt the most important ot all
F. F. A. enterprises because it includes all
activities under the complete chapter pro-
gram. The complete program is made up of
many projects that help develop character,
leadership, and farming abilities of future
farmers. The program is classiiied under the
following categories: 1, supervised farming
program: 2, cooperative activities: 3, com-
munity serviceg 4, leadership activities, 5,
earnings and savings: 6, conduct ot meet-
ingsg 7, scholarship, and, 8, recreation.
Since the first Youth Fair, the chapter has
cooperated with other youth organizations
in making the fair and festival a success.
The chapter has assisted the farmers in
the surrounding communities in various
ways, such as building projects, repairing
farm machinery, constructing time and la-
bor saving implements.
This organization owns a woodlot which
is operated by the members and a harvest
of products is realized each year. Some of
the projects that are carried on by the
members include dairy, beef, swine, grain
crops, poultry, and several miscellaneous
projects such as Christmas tree farming.
Page 62 Equity Supply Company
lF. lF. A.
l. To develop competent, aggressive rural
and agricultural leadership.
2. To create and nurture a love of country
3. To strengthen the confidence of farm
boys and young men in themselves and
4. To create more intrest in the intelligent
choice of farming occupation.
5. To encourage members in the develop-
ment of individual farming programs
and establishment in farming.
6. To encourage members to improve the
farm home and surroundings.
7. To participate in worthy undertakings
for the improvement of agriculture.
8. To develop character training for useful
citizenship and foster patriotism.
9. To participate in cooperative effort.
l0. To encourage and practice thrift.
ll. To encourage improvement in scholar-
12. To provide and encourage the devel-
opment of organized rural recreational
When organized in 1928, the membership
was twenty-nine. This chapter has grown
to a membership of ninety-five which ranks
it as one of the largest in the nation.
Officers this year were Iames Leighty,
president: Paul Tutvedt, vice president:
Robert Patterson, secretary: Einar Brosten,
treasurer, Francis Van Rinsum, reporter:
Howard Glazier, sentinel. Sponsors are Mr.
Robinson and Mr. Olson.
Front row: Norman Iacobson, Albert Lewis, James Leighty, Phillip Kiser.
Second row: Roger Casterline, Paul Tutvedt, Robert Patterson, Francis Van Rinsum,
Einar Brosten, Iohn Schutt.
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Eva Iean Kirkpatrick, 'Clarice Parr, lanice Ludwig, Sidney Aronson, Larry Elletson
The Tornahawks, sponsored Mr. Fred, The club is etticiently run by President
Greitl, are the group oi pepsters seen at Kyrol Kirkpatrick: vice president Mary
every game. Anne Wormleyp and secretary-treasurer,
Betty Ann Kaus.
Seated, left to right: Sidney A1-onson, Gwen Shaw, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Mary Anne Wormley, Kyrol
Kirkpatrick, Betty Ann Kaus, Ianice Ludwig, Clarice Parr, Larry Ellefson.
Second row: Doris Anderson, Carla Herzog, Elizabeth Thompson, Sally Waller, Io ,Anne Lelfevre, Mary
Lou O'Pallon, Faye Bailey, Donna Sparks, Lorraine Wilmes, Patsy Mae Hellen, Lenore Herron.
Third row: Ralph DeLang, Mildred Vick, Marlys Herzog, Eileen Tooley, Shirley Morton, Elaine Staudacher,
Patricia Morton, Beverly Geddes. Carol Anderson.
Fourth row: Charlene Keim, Nancy Kaus, Ioanne Cross, Ioan Baldwin, Norma Kinshella, LaVerna Schleqel,
leannine Hacker, Patricia Felsman, JoAnne Hanson, Leta Dickinson, Paula MacMillan.
Fifth row: Earl Holst, Stanford Dunham, Bob Steib, Bob James, Ray Lukes, Iohn Swedberg, Don Breimo,
joe Redfield, lack Rogers, Oystein Bovenq, Lila Dahler, Peggy Greig.
Page 64 Sig Ludwig Agency
The Flathead Chapter of the Future Home-
makers of America is part of the national
F.l'l.A. society. Flathead was incorporated
into the society in 1944. Within the last year
membership in the local F.H.A. has doubled
and almost tripled.
The motto of the club is "Toward New
The first meeting a rush party in the form
of a Pirate Treasure Hunt was attendediby
a large group of girls. Two weeks later the
impressive candlelight initiation service
was held when badges were pinned on 50
At a knitting bee each girl made an eight
inch square for an afghan which was pre-
sented to the school for the girls' sick bay
by Shirley lames and Maxine Caldbeck,
One of the highlights of the club season
was the Christmas potluck supper planned
by Dorothy Gilder. Other meetings included
roller skating parties and picnics.
The club assembly was "Life With the
lrish," a series of still life pictures depict-
ing songs and poems.
The officers of the first semester were:
Dorothy Gilder, president, Donna Haines,
vice president: Elaine Clark, secretary,
Mary Kay Olson, treasurer: and Mary Ann
Stiles, reporter, Miss Alma Hartman, spon-
The officers of the second semester Were:
Donna Haines, president: Verna Mae
nolds, vice president: Sally Conklin, sec-
retaryp Gerry Kay Hardy, treasurer,
Dorothy Gilder, reporter. Rose Marie Love-
all was historian. Paula MacMillan,
Marie Loveall and Barbara Adams
on the art committee.
First row, left to right: Patricia Redfield, Delores Rolf, Betty Cave, Francis Holrnquist,
Doris Anderson, Altona Giese, Dorothy Beal, Arlene Paulson, Shirley Moeller,
Glenna Bear, Beth Ralston.
Second row: Rosella Skare, Rose Peters, Avis Gryde, Verna Mae Reynolds, Ioyce
Heggen, Gerry Kay Hardy, Phyllis Kemna, Rose Marie Loveall, Ioyce Logan, Donna
Haines, Dorothy Gilder, Mary Kay Olson, Elaine Clark, Miss Alma Hartman, sponsor.
Third row: Eleanor l-lolmquist, Pauline Hovey, Avis Wollan, Mary Lou Iones, Emeral
Haug, Ioyce lacobsen, Edna Wollan, Pauline Smith, Barbara Van Alstine, Elaine
lacobsen, Mildred Mendel, Bette Hayen, Monte Ray Forsyth.
Fourth row: Carol Stenberg, Maxine Caldbeck, Shirley Iames, Velma Lewis, Maxine
Bargy, Ethel Olson, Barbara Adams, Nancy Kinshella, Frances Redman, Paula Mac-
Millan, Elaine Drake, Carla Searle, Margene Christopher, PGQQY McDonald,
Fifth row: Carol Bruce, Mary Lou O'Fallon, Donna Grosswiler, Pat Kelley, Esther
Opsand, Faye Bailey, Ruth McConnell, Dolly Ayers, Lois Reynolds, loyce McKellar,
Donna Woolridge, Delphine Weigum.
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ivmsotmr AND DAGGER
Seated: Delphine Hanson, Betty Cave, Della Manning, Sylvia Engstrom, Helen Lamp-
man, Delores Rolf, Mary Lippens.
Second row: Lynne Newell, Dorothy Root, Lorraine Wilmes, Shirley Morton, Beth
Ralston, Mary Anne Wormley, Delores lnstennes, Bonita Crist.
Third row: Elaine Staudacher, Beverly Heilman, Ana Stenberg, Kay Stenberg, Betty
Braaten, Arlene Skiftun, Delores Dygert, Marjorie Pederson, Timothy Crail,
Fourth row: Patricia Bergman, Carol Flottrnan, Dorothy Scharn, Edith lohnston, Della
Calbick, Kathryn O'Neil, loan Baldwin, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Barbara Beeman,
Fifth row: lohnny Swedloerg, Gordon Vinje, Charles Olson, Ray Lukes, Carl Wurst,
Haven Snyder, Mr. Anderson, Larry Ellefson, Betty Hanson, Peggy Greig,
Mary Kay Olson.
The Masque and Dagger Club is open to
all upperclassmen interested in dramatics.
The purpose of the club is to further interest
in dramatics and dramatic activities. An
assembly consisting of two playlets and a
comedy song skit was presented February
l3 for the entertainment of students and
Outstanding dramatic work in staging
and acting was recognized by the presenta-
tion of drama pins at the Award assembly.
This year three seniors were the recipients
of these honorary pins. These Masque and
Dagger members were Ioan Baldwin,
Phoebe Huggins and Haven Snyder.
"Special Guest," a one act drama, was
produced by various members for contest
purposes. They performed at Missoula for
the lnterscholastic Meet, May l3, l4, l5.
The officers of Masque and Dagger were
Sylvia Engstrom, president: Della Manning,
vice president: Helen Lampman, secretary-
treasurery David Anderson, sponsor.
Page 66 Kalispell Laundry-Chester's
The Marionettes, a dramatic organization
for underclassmen, was organized in 1928.
The purpose oi the organization is to stimu-
late an interest in drama among under-
Among the activities of the group was a
skit presented for the Christmas assembly.
The skit written and produced by the fresh-
man and sophomore dramatists was a radio
Daisy Mae Thomas is president: Ardyth
Linrude, vice president, Nancy Pierson,
secretary-treasurer. Mr. Manley, freshman
English teacher, is sponsor of the organiza-
First row: Phyllis Taylor, Ardith Linrude, Daisy Mae Thomas, Nancy Pierson,
Second row: Mr. Manley, Sharie Seekins, Marianna Merritt, Ellen Root, Adelaide
Symanowski, Beverly Hauge, Donna Flynn, Phyllis Treweek.
Third row: Sidney Aronson, Helen Berner, Carol Murray, Violet Myer, Emeral Haug,
loan Gonsior, Patricia Nordtome, Andre Lippens, Lannie Erickson.
Fourth row: Ralph DeLang, Agnes Stenberg, Patsy lane Thomas, Mildred Humphrey,
Ann Thompson, Marilyn Nordquist, Carolyn Best, Marjorie Kemna, Lois Bedd,
Beverly Geddes, Nancy Kaus.
Filth row: Toby Armstrong, Donny Burnell, Carol Stenberg, Ruth Iohnston, Mildred
Mendel, Corinne Hodgson, Catharine Carruthers, Franklin Schroeter, Nancy
McGlaughlin, Dorothy Franz, Marjorie Mendel.
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CONCERT BAND I
The Concert Band numbers 70 members
this year. It presented two concerts for the
public this year. Among the numbers used
were FIRST MOVEMENT of Borodin's
SECOND SYMPHONY fused as a contest
number last year at Missoulal: CRU-
SADER'S OVERTURE by Forest Buchtelp
EMPEROR WALTZ by Iohann Strauss:
PETITE SUITE by Tschaikowskyg MARCH
OF THE MUSKETEERS by Rudolf Frimlp
BAD BOY BOOGIE by Bennett: ROBIN-
SON'S GRAND ENTRY MARCH, ON THE
SQUARE MARCH, Panella: TEA FOR TWO
by Vincent Youmans, all of which were
presented at the first concert on Ianuary 29,
1948, attended by a large and appreciative
audience. The second concert presented as
a preview of the music contest which took
place in Whitefish this year was held in
April. The band selected THE PRELUDE
FROM THE THIRD ACT OF LOHENGRIN
by Richard Wagner as its contest number
in the hopes of repeating its Superior Rating
of a year ago. Other numbers on the Spring
Concert were the OVERTURE TO ORPHEUS
AND EURYDICE by Offenbach: BONES
TROMBONE, CANADIAN CAPERS, VAN-
ISHED ARMY by Alford, NEW COLONIAL
MARCH by Hall: and several others of a
more popular nature.
The full band performed at all of the
home football games. The final parade
achievement of the season being the pres-
entation of "My Grandfather's Clock Page-
ant" at the final football game with Miss-
oula. Among other activities was the Youth
Parade, Fair Program, assemblies, and ex-
change concert with the Central lunior
ln addition to the above, the Band plan-
ned a series of spring concerts out of doors
during the last three or four weeks of school
to be presented on the school campus as a
new feature for the Concert Band at Flat-
Officers of the Concert Band are Thomas
McLeod, presidentp Leslie Foy, vice presi-
dent: and Elaine Clark, secretary-treasurer.
Robert Adams, Sidney Aronson, James
Arthur, Fred Bauer, Dorothy Beale, Larry
Blake, Dudley Blake, Marvin Brunner,
Elaine Clark, Harvey Clouse, Gene Cole-
man, Clifford Collins, Clara Collins, George
Duffy, Dallas Dunham.
lohn Engebretson, William Fine, Leslie
Foy, Dorothy Franz, Theresa Franz, Kenneth
Frazer, Ellis French, Roger Gordon, Donna
Haines, Iames Hartson, Donald Hill, Robbin
Hough, Ioyce Iacobsen, Raymond Iensen,
Myron lohnson, Ioyce Kirk, Otis Kirkeby,
Iames Korn. .
Carl Levitt, Donald Lawrence, Ronald Ly-
ford, Randall Maktin, Willis McClarty,
Nancy McGlenn, Thomas McLeod, Gladys
MacMillan, Robert Moore, IoAnne Moller,
Gerald Olson, Harold Paullin, Horton
Peckenpaugh, Adele Piederbecke, Gerald
lay Penney, Duane Reed, Francis Red-
man, Bill Redmond, Robert Robbin, Karla
Searle, Charles Siderius, Pauline Smith,
Haven Snyder, Evan Speer, Hugh Speer,
Iohn Stockwell, Bert Suckow, Leon Sythe,
lohn Thol, Gene Thompson, Iohn Van, Bar-
bara Weikert, Dean Weikert, Kenneth
Winebrenner, Marian Wise.
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Clarinet Quintet-Evan Speer, Elaine Clark, IoAnr1e Moller, Ioyce Iacobsen and
Virgil Paullin. 4
Saxophone Quartette-Mr. Beckstrand, Bob Adams, Ronald Lytord, James Hartson.
Trombone Trio-Harold Paullin, Thomas McLeod, larnes Korn
Ensembles and soloists performed at serv-
ice clubs and other civic organizations and
their parties. Soloist and ensemble num-
bers represent the individual advancement
of band and orchestra members. Many
long hours of rehearsal are needed to pre-
pare one solo.
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Larry Blake, baritone, per-
forming Tramp, Tramp,
Tramp with band accom-
paniment at the first con-
Iames Hartson, saxophone,
who performed Saxema
and Saxophobia by Rudy
Thomas McLeod, trombone,
who performed Annie Lau-
rie With Variations, The
Water Witch Cwhich he has
planned for the State Music
Harold Pauliin, trombone,
who performed The Satel-
lite and The Trumpeter.
Iames Korn, trombone, who
performed Soul of the Surf
and My Old Kentucky
Elsie Altenburg, Sidney Aronson, Fred Bauer, Carolyn Best, Ela'ne Clark, Clara Ellen
Collins, Iohn Engebretsen, Henry Ficken, Theresa Franz, Gloria Logan, Iames Hartson,
Iames Korn, Io Anne LeFevre, Marianna Merritt, Ieannine Meyer, Arthur Mitton, Lois
Mitton, Thomas McLeod, Sharie Seekins, Haven Snyder, Evan Speer, Hugh Speer,
The Orchestra performs for class plays,
assemblies, radio programs, and variety
shows. They presented a concert in the
spring with the help of the Choir at which
time they performed such numbers as
"Egmont Overture" by Beethoven, "Finale
from the Fifth Symphony" by Beethoven,
"Concerto in G. Minor" for piano and orch-
estra by Wagner tpiano soloist was Io Anne
LeFevrel, "Russian Sailors Dance from the
Red Poppy" by Gliere, "Hora Stoccato",
Heifetz, "Artist's Life Waltz" by Strauss,
"Light Cavalry Overture" by Von Suppe,
"Triumphal March from Aida" by Verdi.
The orchestra chose for its contest selection
Beethoven's "Egn'1ont Overture." The main
purpose of the Orchestra is to study great
Works of music and attempt to interpret
Officers of the Orchestra are Io Anne
LeFevre, president, I-laven Snyder, vice
president, and Clara Ellen Collins, secre-
tary and treasurer.
Clara Ellen Collins and Haven Snyder who formed a duo on the violin as well as
being the mainstays on that instrument in the orchestra.
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First row, left to right: Iohn Thol, Kenneth Winebrenner, Iohn Stockwell, Thomas
McLeod, Iarnes Korn, Iohn Van.
Second row: Ellis French, Nancy McCrlenn, Marian Wise, Dorothy Franz, Robert Robbin,
Randall Matkin, Elaine Clark, lo Anne Moller, Ioyce Iacobsen, Theresa Franz.
Third row: Clara Ellen Collins, Horton Peckenpaugh, Hugh Speer, Iohn Engebretson,
Evan Speer, Clifford Collins, Willis McClarty, Robert Moore, Virgil Paullin,
Fourth row: Gerald Olson, Charles Siderius, Iames Hartson, Robert Adams, lean
Coleman, Ronald Lyford, Fred Bauer, Carl Levitt, Mr. Beckstrand.
PEP ,BAND OR INDIAN BAND
ln the future when uniforms for the Con-
cert Band are complete it will be the aim
of the Pep Band to have Indian costumes
for use at pep rallies and basketball games.
This band is selected by the director to
play for basketball games and other events
of a rally nature. It is composed primarily
of juniors and seniors from the concert
band although underclassmen needed to
round out the instrumentation are selected.
The officers of the Pep Band are Haven
Snyder, president, Evan Speer, vice presi-
dent: and Ronald Lyford, secretary and
treasurer. They helped to Work out details
of programs between halves of games.
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First row, left to right: Donna Norvell, lo Anne Leljevre, Patricia Morton, Donna Flynn,
Second row: Pearl Opalka, lustine Mather, Marlys Herzog.
Third row: Kathryn O'Neil, Mildred Vick, leannine Hacker, LaVerna Schlegel.
Fourth row: Ioan Baldwin.
ln l938, two boys and two girls formed
Flathead's first twirling corps to perform
with the band at games and parades. Since
1940 there has been a high stepping corps
of girls to lead the band.
This year's twirlers have marched with
the band for the Youth Fair and in sub-zero
weather on the football field. The girls fur-
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nished the entertainment for the Missoula-
Flathead game at Missoula in Ianuary and
twirling has been featured at the half of
home games. During the past two years,
l:'lathead's agile twirlers have performed
for audiences at the District basketball
tournaments. Acrobatic Twirler, Ioan Bald-
win, has headed this year's corps. Mr.
Beckstrand is faculty sponsor.
The choir under the direction of Miss
Ianice Horton has forty-tight members this
year. The membership is primarily upper-
classrnen but lower classmen are admitted
with the approval of the director.
A large variety of music consisting of
classic, popular, and spiritual numbers has
been used during the year.
The choir presented a Christmas program
for the student body, a public concert and
a radio broadcast of sacred and spiritual
music besides its usual class activities.
This spring it participated in the annual
district Music Festival held at Whitefish.
The officers of the choir are .Mary 'Kay
Olson, presidentg Don Breimo, vice presi-
dentf Grace Knox, secretary-treasurer.
Back row, left to right: Norma lean Kinshella, Mary Kay Olson, Peggy Greig, Edna
Sykes, Don Breimo, Everett Brink, Dick Byrne, Timothy Crail, Herbert Kassner, lack
Tobias, Haven Snyder, Dale Harvey, Hugh Speer, Stanley Shoemaker, Gary Reese,
Elizabeth Foot, Beth Ralston, Andre Lippens, Iohn Wheeler.
Second row: Betty Cave, Betty Braaten, Pat O'Fallon, Mary lohnston, Lillian Sampson,
Grace Knox, Ana Stenberg, Marlene Daly, Patricia Malone, Delores Rolf, Sarah
Drollinger, Betty Thompson, Helen Hayton, Arlene Skittun, Carol Fry,
Miss Horton, director.
First row: Bonita Crist, accompanist, Shirley Burnell, Marjorie Pederson, Geraldine
Sund, leannine Hacker, Bernice Schlegel, Eileen Tooley, Kay Stenberg, Marie Widdow-
son, Marilyn Nelson, Mary Lippens, Marilyn McConnell, Elaine Staudacher.
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IF IESHNI NQSOPIHIO UIRIE SIEXTIEYIFTIE
Miss Horton, Bonita Crist, accompanist, Lora Peterson, Theresa Franz, Mildred
Humphrey, Leta Dickson, IoAnn Hanson, Marilyn McConnell.
In preceding years the freshman and
sophomore choruses have been separate.
This year they are organized as one unit
under the direction of Miss Ianice Horton.
The iirst chorus at Flathead was in l9l2,
when under the direction of Miss Bryce a
girls' chorus oi twenty-tive and a boys'
chorus oi twenty-seven presented a spring
operetta. Since this early date, the chorus
has been a very active and appreciated
organization at Flathead.
This all girls chorus composed of seventy-
five voices, presented a Christmas broad-
cast. The chorus also participated in the
annual Music Festival.
Fern Skiitun is presidentg IoAnn Hanson,
vice president: Leta Dickinson, secretary-
treasurerg Lora Peterson, accompanist.
Back row, left to right: Ardith Linrude, Clara Ellen Collins, Patricia Schumacher, Faye Bailey, Peggy
' ' ' A Th Bonnie Cox, Marlys
Heindel, Gloria Schlegel, Mildred Humphrey, Bonnie Minthorn, nn ompson,
Iverson, Carol Stenberg, Agnes Stenberq, Elaine Jacobson, Marjorie Mendel, lean Storm, Leta Dickinson,
Ethel Olson, Fern Skiftun-Second row: Mary Lou O'Fallon, Carol Bruce, Joyce Bliss, Esther Opsand,
Edna Wollan. Deloris Hissong, LaVerne Bruyer, Violet Maier, Ellen Roqnlie, Shirley james, Rosella
Kauffman, Pauline Hovey, Arleta Leach, Patricia lenninqs-'Third row: Glenna Bear, Erneral Haug,
LaDonna Hieb, Laura Christensen, Donna Crosswiler, Barbara Bergmann, Mary Keith, Pat Kelley,
Margene Christopher, Harriet Mcdonald, Pearl Opalka, IoAnn Hanson, Marilyn Earys, Irene Welty,
Iessiebelle Passmore, Nancy Pierson, Iris Iverson, Arlene McCartney-Front rowzloan Christensen, loan
Ieftrey, Eunice Peckenpaugh, Rita Clark, Daisy Mae Thomas, Ann Martinson, Beverly Hauge, Francis
Buck, Ioyce McKellar, Peggy MacDonald, LaDonna Rognlie, Dorothy Bloom, Lora Peterson.
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Miss Horton, Mary Kay Olson, Bonita Crisi, Delores lnstennes, Lora Iune Peterson,
accompanist, Arlene Skiitun, Barbara Bergmann, Edna Sykes.
Donald Breimo, Haven Snyder, Hugh Speer, Ronny Anderson, Miss Horton,
Bonita Crist, accompanist.
Upper picture: Ioan Baldwin, Della Manning, Lynne Newell, Iohn Robischon,
Lower picture: Larry Ellefson, Iohn Robischon.
A dramaiization from the world-famous
novel "Lost Horizon" by Iames Hilton was
presented by the Senior Class of 1948
December 4 and 5. The play was directed
by David T. Anderson, drama instructor.
The movement of the play is centered
in Shanqri-La. Four victims of a plane crash
are kidnapped and brought to the lama-
Conway is immediately entranced by
Helen, as Lo Tsen likewise fascinates Mal-
linson. When the secret of Shanqri-La is
revealed in a climatic scene, Conway is
torn between faith in Shranqri-La and his
desire to help Mallinson leave.
The play was readily received by both
students and adults.
"Glory" Conway, disillusioned British Consul ........ .... . .
Helen Briac, a beautiful American girl ...............
Mallinson, a discontented Consul -..........,..
"Hy" Barnard, a breezy American ...... ..
Chang, an elderly Chinese .......,,,,.,......
Miss Brinklow, a missionary .,,....,..,..
Lo-Tsen, an exquisite Chinese girl ,,l,...
Ai Ling, Chinese serving girl .i,v,,,
Tashi, a Tibetan girl .......,,,,...........
Myra, an English girl ..,,,,,....,..r
Elizabeth, an English girl ...,,,
.. Della Manning
Wyland, British Consul ,,,,,.......,,.,,.............,i..,., ....,......,,.. Bob Pettit
Rutherford, British Consul .,........,,,,,,,,,........,..,.,,,,,.,,,,,,,,................,. Larry Blake
Costumes-Kyrol Kirkpatrick, Dorothy Boot, Grace Knox,
Mae Hellen, Mary Kay Olson, Elaine Staudacher and Io Anne Leljevre.
Scenery and Lighting-Haven Snyder, Ray Iensen and Phoebe Huggins.
Properties and Staging-Shirley Morton, Helen Cleveland, Wanita Nesten, Barbara
Olmstead, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Mary Anne Wormley and Lorraine Wilmes.
Marne Up-Phoebe Huggins, Ianice Ludwig, Ianet Gould and Betty Hansen.
ldonna Lindsey, Patsy
Director, Mr. David.T. Anderson: Senior sponsors, Miss Olive Lewis, Mr. F. E.
Wilson: Usher sponsor, Miss Ertel Shatwellg Publicity, Mr. C. Winston Borgen, M
SENIOR PLAY CAST
Seated, left to right: Kathryn O'Neil, Bob Pettit, Larry Blake, Ieane Trippet, Larry
Ellefson, Don Edmondson, Gwen Shaw, Lillian Sampson.
Standing: Ioan Baldwin, lohn Ulrich, Iohn Robischon, Della Manning, Lynne Newell,
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Thomson, Pearl Opalka, Bonnie Cox, loAnn Hansen, Patricia Gilder, Catherine Car-
ruthers, Dorothy Beal, Claudia Sands, Florence Digiovanni, Maxine Bargy,
lanice Lyonais, Norma lean Neilson.
Seated on bench: Betty Gonsior, Edith Iohnston, Dorothy Scharn, Clarice Parr, Lorraine
,Wilmes, Mary Anne Wormley, Elizabeth Thompson, Norma Bell, Beryl Handiord,
ldonna Lindsey, Ieannine l-lacker, Sally Conklin, Eva lean Kirkpatrick,
Standing: Pauline Smith, Millie Huggins, Carol Murray, Margaret Rice, Patricia Red-
field, Audrey Engstrom, Ruth Iohnston, Patricia Felsman, Carol Flottman, Ioyce l-leggin,
Miss Lewis, sponsor, Donna Haines, Marjorie Pederson, Frances Buck, leannine lensen,
Louise Dawson, Beverly McNamara, Patricia Bergmann, Dollie Ayers,
Barbara Adams, Ethel Olson.
The Girls' Athletic Association has as its
aim to keep girls actively participating in
sports activities during school hours and
also after school hours throughout their
iour years in high school.
Points are given for taking part in various
individual sports and team games in the
after-school program. When a girl has
earned 800 points she is awarded an "F".
li a girl is active in sports activities all four
years in high school she is awarded a
chevron with four stripes.
Individual sports for which girls may earn
points include bicycling, skiing, skating,
hiking and tennis.
The team sports which are a part oi the
after school program include volleyball in
the tall, basketball during the winter
months: badmitton and baseball in the
Each year the Women's Athletic Asso-
ciation oi Montana University at Missoula
invites ten girls form each high school in
the state for a play day. The girls are di-
vided into color teams to engage in var-
ious sports. A program of skits, a get-to-
gether luncheon, and swimming are other
highlights of the day.
Cn March 12 the local G. A. A. was host
to the girls oi neighboring high schools at
a sports night. The girls were divided into
teams for a series of basketball games.
Last fall the loosing volleyball teams
were hosts at a party for the winners.
Oiiicers of G.A.A. are: Norma Bell, presi-
dent, Elizabeth Thompson, vice president:
Beryl l-landlord, secretary: Miss Lewis,
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M4177 GRlllDllRON SUMMARY
Moving from Class A to AA was a big-
qer step than the varsity could take in one
year. The powerful competition they met
in this tougher conference marked their
first AA season as cellar contenders.
Highlights of the season were the Mis-
soula, Butte Public and Whitefish games.
Each was played on the Braves' home field
and brought out their best. On the tougher
side were the Anaconda, Helena, and Great
Falls meets. They were bitter defeats that
brought many heartaches to the Flathead
gridsters and fans.
With only five returning lettermen the
team was composed of 17 inexperienced
players. Because of this factor it took the
first five games before they were able to
score. As the season drew to a close, the
team played far better ball because they
had gained that ever-valuable experience.
To the Braves' credit was the fighting
spirit they had kept throughout every game.
Regarless of what the score, or how tough
the competition, they always kept fighting
till the gun ended the game.
The Papooses followed in the Braves'
footsteps by turning in a season of straight
loses. The closest our Reserves came to
taking a scalp was the 7-7 tie with Colum-
All the games played by the Reserves
were with the varsity squads of the sur-
rounding class B schools. They made a
good showing of pep and spirit throughout
the season and managed to hold the ma-
jority of their opponents down. Even if they
didn't come out on top, they gained "ex-
perience" which will come in very handy
when they move up to the varsity next year.
Sitting, left to right: LaFrance, Trippet, Redmond, Oberholtyer, Murray, Iacobson,
Walters, Reese, Kittleson, Adams, Sweeney, Robocker, L. Granmo, Ewing, D. Granmo.
Standing: Coach Greitl, Lehman, Bunyea, F. Graham, Steinmetzer, Riebe, Keim, Schleny,
Lindsey, Kirkpatrick, Manager Rogers, Assistant Coach Gilbertson.
Top row: Armstrong, Mebust, Combs, O'Neil, Hodgson, Burke, Cronkhite, Levitt, Riehl, '
R. Bull, Seek, Ienson, Emerson, Bolster.
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First row, left to right: Bob Abbott, Bob Powell, Henry Thol, lim Hutcheson, George
Duffy, LaVern Sonnenberg, Wally Lee.
Second row: Irwin Welty, Stanton Poier, Eugene Sempf, lim Clark, Bob Pettit, Al
Pierce, Tom McLeod, Carl Naumann.
Third row: Keith Graham, Willis McClarty, Iohn Robischon, Freddie Miller, Bob Kirk,
Walter Hartsoch, Bob Neitzling, Verel Overton, lim Holler, Don Doyle.
This organization for althletic lettermen
was formed in l900. Then in 1908 it was
changed to include award winners not only
in athletics, but also in forensics. This sys-
tem was retained until l932 when the or-
ganization became solely an athletic club
as it is now.
The "F " Club became inactive during the
war years but has now been reorganized.
A new constitution has been drawn up and
ratified by the present lettermen.
The aims of the club are to unite all the
lettermen of the high school as a body for
the purpose of helping in anyway they
might to keep a high standard of athletics
in this school. Some of the tentative proj-
ects include raising funds for specially
The club is sponsored by the coaching
staff consisting of Boy McLeod, lack
Hughes, Fred Greitl and Otto Gilbertson.
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Keeping their state rating as cellar
dwellers, the Braves ended their hoop sea-
son with 14 straight conference losses. At
times it looked like victory scalps for the
team but they always lost out in the last
minutes of play.
The Braves' best game was the season
closer with Havre. ln the fourth quarter
the Braves led 29-25, but Havre hit a
scoring streak and won 36-33. There were
numerous other games where the scores
ran close and the lead alternated through-
out the game but always the closing sec-
onds found the Flathead five trailing.
Next year, six Braves will be back to
put Flathead on the conference map and
make up for the many "low" seasons.
The younger generation of the Braves
promise to be good varsity material next
year, after an exciting season of 10 vic-
tories. They gave the school a feeling of
triumph deep down inside, even if their
elders didn't put up as much of a fight.
Next year their war paint will be deeper
and brighter making them a threat through-
out the state.
They suffered their greatest loss in a
clash with the Eureka 'Varsity but the pain
of defeat was lessened when Eureka took
the District 13 class B championship. The
Papooses' greatest win was Butte Central
with a score of 27-47.
The Reserves look forward to next sea-
son when they don the varsity suits and
set out to make their mark in the state.
TUNIGR RESERVE BASKETBALL
The Reserves' junior partners also proved
to have a good team this year. Making
many wins they put up a good show ex-
cept for the game over at lunior High. The
members of the lunior Reserve are all
freshmen and ended their first season of
high school basketball on top.
Next year our Alma Mater should have
a whopper of a fighting Reserve squad.
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Leii io righi: Cocxch Greiil, Young, Peterson, I-lgffernion, Phillips, l-lorslmon,
Pcrullin, Soiher, Reese. Kneeling, MGHIQGI Rogers.
F RESHMAN BASKETBALL
Mr. Gilbertson, Benny Boriley, Tornrny Thoreson, Virgil Porullin, Glen Moore, lirn London
Mickey I-lgnson. Kneeling: Delmofr Grgnmo, lim Korn, lim Burke, lim Ewing,
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Kneeling, left to right: Clark, Redmond, McNeill, Steib, Pettit, Adams, Keim, Ellefson,
B. Peters, Bunyea.
Second row: Coach Borgen, Overton, Holler, Young, Redfield, Abbott, Anderson,
Aronson, D. Granmo, Neitzling.
Third row: Burke, Strodtbeck, Levitt, D. Peters, Allers, Baker, Ewing, Reynolds.
Fourth row: Herron, Manager lohnson, Casterline, Ulrich, Hartsock, Bondurant, Moore.
Baseball, the sport for which America is
noted, was established this year as a ma-
jar sport in the high schools throughout
the state. The first Flathead baseball team
was organized two years ago and had a
short season of several games with Colum-
bia Falls. Last year, athletic "F's" were
awarded the seniors who made the team.
This season the Flathead team has before
them an organized state high school base-
The state is divided into five districts.
ln Flathead's district are Anaconda Cen-
tral, Hamilton and Troy. On April 23 and
24 the team played Troy for the semi-
district championship. The winner of this
match traveled to meet the winner between
Hamilton and Anaconda Central. The team
coming out on top then traveled to Great
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Falls on May 21 and 22 for the state finals.
Due to the long lasting snow and rain,
the team could not start practising very
early and the fellows were forced to work
in the gym. The team's chances at the
beginning of the season looked good with
material which had developed in American
Legion ball and three seasons of high
school games. Seniors who were out the
first year baseball was established at
Flathead and who have played three sea-
sons of ball are lim Clark, Bob Neitzling,
Bob Peters, Bob Pettit and loe Redfield.
Returning from last year's team were
Bob Abbot, lim Clark, lim Holler, Bob
Neitzling, Don Olson, Verel Overton, Bob
Peters, loe Redfield, Bill Redmond and
Bob Iohnson, manager.
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Looking forward to a change in the
weather, seventy boys turned out for Spring
Track. Because of the lingering snow they,
like the baseball team, were forced the
opening weeks to practice in the gym. Of
the seventy who turned out, there was only
one returning letterman, Iim Hutcheson,
high jumper. The material was abundant
but it was mostly green.
The highlights of the season were meets
with Bigfork, Whitefish, Columbia Falls and
the Helena relays in April The final
State Scholastic Meet was held at Missoula
on May 13, l4 and 15.
Coach Greitl stated that track men are
made and not born. Usually a good track
man has Worked and trained for three
years to come out on top the fourth. The
qualifications for a good track man are
patience and endurance. He has to work
and wait for his laurels.
Returning from last year's turnout were:
B. Kirk, D. Blake, S. Carlisley, L. Foy, I.
Hutcheson, R. Iensen, D. Iohnson, R. Kirk-
patrick, D. Leitch, T. McLeod, C. Millspaw,
B. Moore, M. Murray, H. Paullin, Stickney
and I. Wishart.
Kneeling, left to right: I. Hutcheson, Shoemaker, Millspaugh, Stevens, Spencer,
McCartney, B. Moore, Kittelson, Lee, Paullin, Hodgson, Korn, Iensen, Hartson,
Second row: Kirk, Watts, Wishart, N. Iacobson, Peterson, Murray, Sewell, Larson, Seek,
Terry, Phillips, Landon, Stockwell, George Olson, Carlisle, Bailey.
Third row: Manager Rogers, I. Thol, B. Wolfe, Roberts, Sparks, Bowdish, Emmert
Beckwith, McPheeters, Wilken, Pike, Hagel, Lehmann, Kirkpatrick, Ierry Olson,
O'Neil, Pritchett, Storaasli, H. Thol.
Fourth row: Boveng, R. Beller, I. Watts, I. Hanson, D. Hanson, Foy, Siderius, Dunham
H. Moore, Fine, Loveless, Ellard, Wyman, Wilson, Goldizen, D. Iohnson.
Burnell, Millhouse, McLeod.
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"The Golden bells tonight shall ring,
O'er this our last that we shall bring."
With this quotation as their keynote, the
fiftieth graduating class were hosts for the
annual Senior Ball at the l. O. O. F. hall,
December 21, l947.
Streamers ot blue and white, the class
colors, and gold bells symbolized the theme
of a fiftieth anniversary. The pulsating
dance music was provided by Tracie Iohn-
son's eight-piece orchestra. The grand
march, one of the largest in many years,
was led by class president lohn Robischon
and Gwen Shaw, student council president,
followed by vice president Torn McLeod
and Betty Ann Kaus.
Dolores lnstenness sang several selec-
tions as a special entertainment feature.
The punch room, located in the base-
ment of the hall, was gaily decorated with
gold stars and streamers but didn't receive
much attention until word of the location
plus the expert quality of the punch pierced
the minds of the uniformed.
Chairman of the decoration committee,
Lynne Newell and the hard working com-
mittee composed of Bob Pettit, Barbara Olm-
stead, Gerry Lee Phillips, Eva lean Kirk-
patrick, lohn Robischon, Idonna Lindsey,
Betty Ann Kaus and Kyrol Kirkpatrick
made the arrangements for the ball.
The partons and patronesses were mem-
bers of the faculty and the parents of the
various committee chairmen.
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lANICE LUDWIG EVELYN NELSON MARLENE DAVIS
Kalispell Bigfork Columbia Falls
The sixth annual Youth Fair, unique in
that it is probably the largest fair in the
United States put on entirely by young
people, was held October 2 and 3.
Prize stock, poultry, sheep, rabbits, and
horses were shown by FFA and 4-H Club
members, as well as varied fruits, pro-
duce and handcraft. The large exhibt hall
was a continuous panorama of colorful
exhibits, entirely the efforts of young peo-
Carnival clay began with a colorful
parade of commercial and youth floats.
Grandview Supreme 4-H took first place
in the youth section. Flathead seniors
with their float, "Glimpses of the Future,"
third. Novelty stunts and acts were pre-
sented before the grandstancl by the high
schools of the country. The highlight of the
show was the traditional Blackfeet Sun
Dance given by the Browning FFA.
Both as entertainment and as a source
of revenue for activities sponsored by the
Student Council, classes and organizations,
the Youth Festival was a success. The
seniors, using a graduation theme, won
the first prize offered by the Student Coun-
cil for the best decorated booth.
The queen contest this year was county-
wide with the honors being won by Evelyn
Nelson of Bigfork. Ianice Ludwig, senior,
was Flathead's candidate.
IUNIOR PROMENADE ARROW BALL
Front row, left to right: Iim Hartson, Bob Adams, lack Miller, Don Lawrence, Larry
Blake, Tom Mcl eod. Back row: Charles Ward, piano, Ronny Lyford,
Hugh Speer Horton Peckenpaugh T
Cinderella at the Ball" was the theme
of the annual Iunior Prom given at the
clubhouse by the class of '49 in honor of
the graduating seniors. Flower and blue-
bircl silhouettes and Cinderella's lost slip-
per and the giant pumpkin formed the
The crowning of the prom queen was a
special entertainment feature.
Committee chairmen were: punch, Patti
Bergmann: music, Ronald Lyfordy decora-
tions, Lenore Herron: invitations, Mildred
Vicky entertainment, Gerry Sundy programs,
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The second annual Arrow Ball was held
November 2l at the high school gym with
a Thanksgiving motif as the theme.
Editor Gerry Lee Phillips and her escort
Tom McLeod and ball chairman, lanice
Ludwig escorted by Otis Kirkeby led the
10 o'clock grand march.
Music was furnished by Tracie lohnson
and his eight-piece orchestra. Entertain-
ment was provided by the Moore sisters
featuring a South American rumba and
Dolores lnstenness gave a duo selection of
vocal numbers accompanied by Arnie
Carruthers. Many former alumni and mem-
bers of the faculty were guests of the
The Arrow Ball, being the only semi-
formal ball of the year, proved a great
DRIVERS' TRAINING COURSE
Left to right: Ronald DeVoe, M. F. Gould, Gordon Redpath, R. l-l. Wollin,
F. E. Wilson Cin carl, George Teakles, Lyle Hensleigh
Through the efforts of the Iunior Cham-
ber of Commerce Safety Committee, Lyle
F. Hensleigh, chairman, a duo control car
has been presented to Flathead County
High School for use in the driver's course.
The car has been donated by the Flat-
head Motor Sales CM. F. Gouldl, in coopera-
tion with the American Automobile As-
Gasoline has been donated by the fol-
lowing: Socony Vacuum Company CA. I.
Gosselinlg Carter Oil Co. CT. I. Landrylg
Shell Oil Company CM. F. Thompsonl:
Standard Oil Company CBayliss E. Cum-
mingsl: Unity Petroleum Corporation CBoris
Aronowl. The oil is being donated by T. I.
The text books tor the course were do-
nated by the Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary, Elks,
and the lunior Chamber of Commerce. The
cut-away car used for class room study
was donated by the Quick Service Garage.
Left to right: Don Henkel, Instructor F. E. Wilson, Ed Trippet and Barbara Van Alstine.
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Bradley was our candidate for queen at
the annual Youth Fair. Our booth was the
"Devil's Workshop" which afforded many
thrills for the public and much cash for our
Red Skelton, Hollywood comedian, visit-
ed the Flathead Valley with his local
bride. Mr. Skelton performed in the high
school auditorium to a hundred and fifty
thousand dollar crowd to boost the bond
Class artists who began taking lessons
to further their knowledge were: Phoebe
Huggins, Norma Bell and Gerry Lee Phil-
lips. These girls attended the studio of Mrs.
Lucille Hanna for their art course.
The Arrow accepted Gerry Lee Phillips,
Ianet Gould, Norma Bell, Kathryn O'Neil,
Shirley Morton, Eva jean Kirkpatrick, and
Della Manning as admen for the school
publication. Gerry Lee was given the honor
being the only underclassman to go to the
journalism Meet in Missoula.
"Thunder Rock" was the all school
drama. The cast included Larry Blake, Phil-
lis Bradley, Norma Bell, Kathryn O'Neil,
Helen Cleveland and Phoebe Huggins.
New twirlers selected to fill the ranks
left by graduates were Ioan Baldwin, Io
Anne LeFevre, and Iustine Mather.
Eva jean Kirkpatrick, Ioan Baldwin and
john Robischon were taken to the Missoula
speech meet for their work in N. F. L. They
gave declamations and orations.
We were then waiting to start our junior
year and take our rightful place as upper-
As true upperclassmen we started taking
over our duties as the future rulers of
Flathead. We nominated Gwen Shaw as
queen candidate and elected her to reign
over the Youth Festival.
Bob Pettit was our class president, Bob
Powell, vice president: and Kyrol Kirkpat-
rick, secretary-treasurer. With these three
worthy juniors leading our class, we were
sure to succeed.
Norma Bell became president of G. A. A.
Gerry Lee Phillips was business manager
of the Ouiver and secretary-treasurer of the
Scribblers. john Robischon was elected
president of N. F. L. and helped the club
glean more honors on a trip to Spokane.
Kathryn O'Neil became a twirler. The
juniors were infiltering into every activity
in the school as leaders.
The youth recreation center had been
formed the previous spring in the Elks Gym.
john Robischon was president and Duane
Albin, who has moved to Alaska, was
Tomahawks, the Pep Club, was reorgan-
ized after an absence of several years.
junior members were Ianice Ludwig, Eva
lean Kirkpatrick, Clarice Parr, Larry Ellef-
son, Mary Anne Wormley, john Robischon,
Ray Lukes, Ioan Baldwin, Otis Kirkeby,
Kyrol Kirkpatrick, Lyla Dahler and Gwen
Shaw, who was elected secretary-treasurer.
Larry Ellefson was elected a cheerleader
to assist the three girls and keep the spirit
of Flathead at its high standards.
The Arrow Staff included Lyla Dahler, as
accountantp Ioan Baldwin, feature editor,
Phoebe Huggins artist: Robert Dyer, head
proof-reader: Shirley Morton, ad manager:
Gerry Lee Phillips, news editor.
George Duffy, Bob Pettit and Richy Iohn-
son were junior receivers of football letters.
Boys who received letters for basketball
were Bob Neitzling, Gene Sempf, Richy
johnson, and George Duffy.
Flathead's honor societies chose many
juniors to swell their ranks. Iournalism's
Dean Stone Chapter of Ouill and Scroll in-
itiated Ioan Baldwin, Eva Iean Kirkpatrick,
Gerry Lee Phillips and Mary Anne Worm-
ley, who was elected vice president. Appi-
nokwis, high school scholastic organization,
tapped Ellen Bruyer, justine Mather, Doro-
thy Gilder, Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Ioan
Baldwin, Io Anne LeFevre, Noel Kiser,
Gerry Lee Phillips and Anton Amundson.
At the Bozeman High School Week, we
found Barbara Olmstead, Rose Peters, Noel
Kiser and Ioan Baldwin.
Attending the journalism meet in Miss-
oula were Gerry Lee Phillips, Mary Anne
Wormley, Shirley Morton, Lorraine Wilmes
and Dorothy Root. Speech delegates to
Missoula were Iohn Ftobischon, Anton
Amundson, Ioan Baldwin and Ronald
Our first large school dance was the
Iunior Prom. The theme was "The Old
Lamplighter" and whirling dancers were
illuminated by antiquated lamp posts out-
lining the dance floor. The I. O. O. F. hall
was the location and its interior was banked
with flowers and arbors to represent a city
park. Committee heads were: decorations,
Pat Hunzicker, entertainment, Betty Ann
Kaus: invitations, john Robischong and
punch, Mary Anne Wormley.
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Now polished, with all the impurities
taken out, the brilliant gold nuggets took
the next step up the ladder in their high
school career. To lead them through the
year to the final step which would be their
graduation, they chose capable Iohn Rob-
ischon with Tom McLeod assisting him.
Mary Anne Wormley has made a very
This active class of '48 started the year
by putting on the play "Lost Horizon".
Students who composed the cast were:
Iohn Robischon, Gwen Shaw, Larry Ellef-
son, Gordon Vinje, Lillian Sampson, Ioan
Baldwin, lohn Ulrich, Kathryn O'Neil,
leanne Trippet, Don Edmondson, Lynne
Newell, Della Manning, Bob Pettit and
Thirteen senior boys, Carl Naumann, Bob
Pettit, Iohn Robischon, Iim Holler, Stanton
Poier, Tom McLeod, Henry Thol, Wallace
Lee, Willis McClarty, LaVerne Sonnenberg,
Duane Enger, George Duffy and Bob Powell
earned their "F's" in football. This required
practice every night after school in fair or
The Student Council is the most impor-
tant unit of the school. lt proposes changes
and generally manages all the organiza-
Officers leading the student body for
the first semester were: Gwen Shaw, pres-
ident: Willis McClarty, vice president:
lanet Gould, secretary. ldonna Lindsey
held the office of treasurer the whole year.
Tom McLeod was the president for the
second semester with Carl Naumann as
vice president and Lynne Newell as secre-
The Quill and Scroll initiated Lorraine
Wilmes, lohn Robischon, lo Anne Lelvevre,
Shirley Morton, Dorothy Root, Lyla Dahler,
Ellen Bruyer, Barbara Olmstead, Della
Manning, Lynne Newell and Norma Bell.
Students who received the honor of being
initiated into Appinokwis were: Norma
Bell, Lyla Dahler, ldonna Lindsey, Della
Manning, Torn McLeod, Robert Neitzling,
Pauline Nommenson, Rose Peters, Iohn
Bobischon, Gwen Shaw, Buth Smith, Lor-
raine Wilmes, and Mary Anne Wormley.
Seven outstanding boys were chosen to
go to Boys' State. They were Iohn Rob-
ischon, Anton Amundson, LaVerne Son-
nenberg, Noel Kiser, Torn McLeod, Dick
Byrne and Bob Pettit.
Pepsters who joined Tomahawks were:
Lorraine Wilmes, Earl Holst, Shirley Mor-
ton, Pegqy Greig, Elaine Staudacher, Ioe
Redfield, lack Rogers, Io Anne LeFevre,
Sally Waller, and Patsy Hellen.
The first semester Arrow staff consisted
of Gerry Lee Phillips, editor: Ioan Baldwin,
assistant editor: Mary Anne Wormley,
news editor: Lorraine Wilmes, feature ed-
itor: Iohn Robischon, sports editor: Shir-
ley Morton, business manager: Dorothy
Root, advertising manager: Lyla Dahler
and Ellen Bruyer, bookkeepers: Barbara
Olmstad, head typist: Roberta Dyer, head
proofreader: Phoebe Huggins, staff artist:
Eva lean Kirkpatrick, Soke Signals editor.
The second semester Arrow staff was:
Editor-in-chief, Gerry Lee Phillips: asso-
ciate editor, Mary Anne Wormley: feature
editor, loan Baldwin: business manager,
Dorothy Boot: advertising manager, Betty
Braaten: circulation, Kathryn O'Neil: book-
keepers, Lyla Dahler and Ellen Bruyer:
head copyreader, Della Manning: head
typist, Barbara Olmstead: staff artist,
Phoebe Huggins: Smoke Signals editor,
Eva lean Kirkpatrick: and City Editor,
Blue and white were the colors selected
to represent the graduating seniors.
Through numerous meetings the entire
class passed judgment on and planned
Our Senior ball was held in the l. O. O. F.
hall with a theme decor of a Golden Anni-
versary. Senior ball committee heads were:
decorations, Lynne Newell and Kyrol Kirk-
patrick: entertainment, Ioan Baldwin: pro-
grams, Ianice Ludwig: punch, Sally Waller:
invitations, Mary Anne Stiles.
Senior privileges, an ancient custom,
were revived and enjoyed at the close ot
our last year.
The many functions of the senior week
were attended with a solemnity and adult
seriousness which newly adorned our
As gold nuggets have impurities taken
out and are molded and shaped into some
useful object, so have the students of the
Class of '48, the fiftieth graduating class.
They have patterned their lives and are
now ready to make themselves useful
citizens of their country and of the world.
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ELIZABETH FOOT-leaves those heated
history arguments to Verel Overton and
IAMES "C" FOOT-leaves that middle in-
itial to "H" "A" Peckenpaugh.
HOWARD GLAZIER-leaves his seat in
chemistry to any one who can stand to
be surrounded by girls.
MARCELYN GROSSWILER-leaves the
Roxy theatre to Marlys Herzog and
AVIS GRYDE-leaves her job in the of-
fice to Sue Eberhard.
BETTY HANSEN-leaves those full dated
weekend schedules to Helen DeGroat.
ROBERT HASHAGEN-leaves his ability to
always be in trouble to Stanley Wilmes.
PATSY MAE HELLEN-leaves and Lewie
Keim has to stay another year-too
BURNELL HILL--leaves the rides he took
during the noon hour to Donna Sparks.
MARVIN I-IOBBS-leaves his role of "King
Henry" in English VII to all you poor
FRANCES HOLMOUIST-leaves her truly
blonde hair to all you peroxide friends.
IEAN HOWELL-leaves her seat in the as-
sembly to you back-row-shelf Frosh.
IOYCE IACOBSEN-leaves her clarinet to
Ioyce Kirk and Nancy McGlenn.
EUNICE IOHNSON-leaves all her pictures
of Turhan Bey to the Turhan Bey Fan
MARY IOI-INSTON-leaves the mirror in
O her locker-aren't you glad, girls?
BETTY ANN KAUS-leaves that unmis-
takable Kaus giggle to little sister
DOROTHY KELLER-leaves her numerous
and various cars to Carol Boberg.
LLOYD KENNEDY-leaves that kinkly hair
to Hugh Speer.
NOEL KISER-leaves his place in Appi-
nokwis to Don Breimo.
PI-IILLIP KISER-leaves that squirt gun and
all the know-how to Richie DeLang.
GENE KOMENDA-leaves his scientific
mind and ability to Bob Abbott.
HELEN LAMPMAN and CARL WURST
WALLY LEE-leaves memories of all the
fun he and Colleen Olson have had.
IOANNE LEEEVRE-leaves her shoes to
anyone who has had so much fun
IDONNA LINDSEY-leaves those saddle
pants to Gerry Sund.
ROSEMARIE LOVEALL-leaves her quiet
voice to Eileen Tooley.
IANICE LUDWIG-leaves the megaphones
to Ralph DeLang.
RAYMOND LUKES-leaves his ability to
get around to Bob Kirk.
WILLIS MCCLARTY-leaves his vice presi-
dencies to Fred Miller.
LARRY MCKINLEY-leaves his notebook of
ready excuses to Bill Redmond to save
him hours on the bench.
PATRICIA MALONE-leaves her upper
locker to Mildred Vick.
DELLA MANNING-leaves those carefully
polished saddle shoes to Phyllis An-
SHIRLEY MORTON-leaves her two-piece
shorts from Pep Club assembly to
LORETTA NARDI-leaves her long black
tresses to any blond tired of her present
LOUIS NEBRENSKY-leaves his stature to
PAULINE NOMMENSON-leaves the visit-
ing teams to all you fun-loving under-
PATRICIA O'l:'ALLON-leaves Mary Lou to
carry on with the traditional O'l:'allon
RONALD OLSON-left early and joined the
army, but he'll be back for Esther
ROBERT PATTERSON-leaves the fond
memories of Halloween to Don Rey-
ROBERT PETERS-leaves his women chas-
ing ways to Bob Steib.
RUDOLPI-I PETTINATO-leaves his little
brother Virgil to carry on.
GERRY LEE PHILLIPS-leaves the "Arrow"
to Alice Opalka and Vera Iones.
BOB POWELL-wills his attraction for the
girls to AI Pierce.
BETH RALSTON-leaves her poor aching
feet contracted at the Arrow Ball to
IACK ROGERS-leaves his cute little
coupe, complete with horn, to Lauren
DELORES ROLE-leaves her sweet smile
to Sharie Seekins.
LEE RYKER-leaves those jaunts to White-
fish to Laura Rae Christenson.
Continued on Page 1051
SENTORS NOT lPllC'lI'URlElD
Oscar Kemnis, Phyllis Kemna, Louis Nebrensky, Robert Peters, Stanley Shoemaker,
Teddy Van, Barbara Weikert
JUNTORS NOT PTCTURED
Donald Arnoux, Russell Beller, Barbara
Bergman, Opal Bish, Phyllis Booth, Vir-
ginia Brooks, Vernon Bunyea, Shirley Bur-
nell, Dolores Butler, Roger Casterline,
Catherine Clark, QEvelyn Claridge, lean
Coleman, Clara Collins, Herb Conklin, lohn
Croskrey, Alice Crumley.
Edith Ewing, Margery Foot, Leslie Foy,
Leslie Fredenberg, Edwin Galloway, Bob
Gonsior, Francis Graham, Keith Graham,
Bob Hafferman, Fred Hogel, Donald Hall,
Lee Harris, Walter Hartsock, Betty Hayen,
Mary Ellen Hesse, Doris Heuscher, Chester
Howard, Ramona Hunter.
David Iohnson, Harold -Iohnson, Richard
Kemnis, Donald Kornenda, Robert Larson,
Lewis Albert, Gloria Logan, Donald Lyford,
Patricia McDonnell, Keith McNeil, Helen
Martinson, Opal Martinson, lohn Mitton,
Lois Mitton, IoAnne Moller, George Mow.
Gary Naethe, William Nelson, Mary Lou
Nichols, Robert Nommenson, Verel Over-
ton, Bob Parker, Dick Peters, Virgil Petti-
nato, Adele Piderbecki, William Plummer,
lune Pound, Bill Ray, Donald Reynolds.
Donald Schlenz, Gerald Smith, Evan
Speer, Hugh Speer, Ioyce Stang, Carol
Steinmetzer, Donald Steinmetzer, Clinton
Stickney, Charles Stradbeck, Howard Sum-
ner, Agnes Thibert, Alice Thompson, David
Townsend, Fredrick Turner.
Iames Van Den Bos, Harold Van Riper,
Ouentine Vitt, Ramon Wagner, Iames Wal-
ter, Clifford Watts, Leland Weigum, Floyd
Welty, Roger Wermager, Avis Wollin.
Sam Hendee, E. George Thomas, heady Bert Mellick, Leonard Lull, Ted Ross
Indeed, a friend in need are these men in distress, be it a jammed locker or a lost
who are always willing to help a student book.
fContinued from Page 321
On our scandal sheet appeared the news
that the last race at Santa Anita, February
28, was disqualified due to the fact that
the famous horse HFRUSTRATED FANNYH
jointly owned by DOROTHY ROOT, SARA
DROLLINGER, GERRY KAY HARDY and
Pl-IYLLIS KEMNA, was accused of having
been fed atom charged feed produced by
EINAR BROSTEN, PAUL IAOUETTE, IIM
LEIGHTY and LEROY BAKER.
Scoop! 1 LARRY ELLEFSON, chief chef
at IANET GOULD'S "LaRitz Cafe" an-
nounced that tonight's specialties will in-
clude "Frustrated Fanny" soup, chicken
ala Frustrated Fanny, and choice atom-
charged spare ribs.
Saturday, April l0th, the metropolitan
opera house was filled to overflowing with
fans and friends of aging DOLORES IN-
STENNESS, MARY KAY OLSON, and
HAVEN SNYDER. This famed trio gave
their farewell performance to grand opera
before sailing to retire in darkest Hindustan.
Among the many nostalgic songs of yester
year which they sang, were "Beat me
Daddy with a Solid Eight," and "I Don't
Want Her, You Can Have Her, She's Too
Fat For Me."
Finally! "DONNA BRUMBAUGH Univer-
sal "Three Dimensional Films" have found
a star for their horror pictures. Not since
Boris Karloff of the l94O's has anyone been
found who can so terrorize the general
public. When asked by radio commentator
EVA IEAN KIRKPATRICK how she came
by her talent Miss PEGGY GREIG an-
swered, "Dunno. lust came natcherly I sup-
Professors IAMES WISHART and RICH-
ARD MILLER have iust perfected a method
for putting smashed atoms back together
again. However, they stated grimly that
things in general would be less complex
if people wouldn't go around smashing
atoms in the first place.
"Fashions are changing," stated noted
dress designer PI-IOEBE HUGGINS. Young
girls of today will soon be dressing as
their grandmothers did when they were
girls. This will include lengthened hernlines
which will strive to imitate the "New Look"
of the late l940's. Daughters of renowned
former National League baseball stars,
IIM CLARK, IOE REDFIELD, IIMMY HOL-
LER, BOB NEITZING have alreay blossom-
ed forth in new creations whipped together
by the "Madamoiselles WANITA NESTON
and KYROL KIRKPATRICK Dress Shoppe."
At a recent ski tournament held at the
world famous "Big Mountain" winter resort
four oldsters got into a terrifying snowball
fight over whose personally coached grand-
child displayed the most skiing ability.
KEN ERICKSON, BOB PETTIT and DON
OLSON lost the battle to the former NORMA
BELL of Kalispell. Norma claims that she
used to beat this same trio in both skiing
and snowballing while a wee lass in high
Miss KATHRYN O'NEIL'S sanitarium for
the mentally pixilated has taken another
unusual case. Sixty-eight year old RONALD
MEYERS seems perfectly normal except for
the fact that he walks about day and night
murmuring, "I knew Lincoln. I Knew Lin-
coln. I Knew etc." Famed psychologist
"BUMPS" WINTERS traced the dilemma
back to speech activities in high school
when young. Says Dr. Winter, "I have high
hopes for Meyers. I myself knew Napo-
At a class reunion held at F. C. H. S. in
December of 1997, many well known White-
fish socialites were present. Or didn't you
know that Mrs. Egbert Scrumple was for-
merly MARYLIPPENS of Kalispell? Also
present were the former BEVERLY HEIL-
MAN, AVA and KATELYN STENBERG,
ELAINE STAUDACI-IER, and also ANITA
TIMM and ARLENE SKIFTUN.
Another triangular sky accident came
before the air traffic courts today. It seems
that helicopters flown by EARL I-IOLST,
KEITH KOHL, and IOI-IN ULRICH came to-
gether at a sky intersection and in doing
so became tangled in the flying gear of
airdestrian RAY IENSEN throwing him I5
miles through space. Although no one was
hurt seriously, Iudge EUGENE SEMPF fined
all three. The judge stated that none of the
old codgers could even drive a car de-
cently when in their teens, let alone a heli-
Frail and tottering old ladies recently
gave a party in joint celebration of their
golden anniversaries. While talking over
old times in high school, they smilingly
remembered the day in their senior year
on which they received and displayed their
diamonds. At that time, these women were
known as IUSTINE MATHER, MARION
EASTWOOD, SUNNY KNOX, DOROTHY
GILDER, BARBARA OLMSTEAD, MARY
ANN STILES, ARLETTA COLLINS and
"We got our idea for mental telepathy
typewriters while trying to improve our
speed and accuracy in Mr. Christison's high
school typing class," so said famed speed
typists RAE ELLEN ZEITS, FRANCES
Continued on Page 1051
STANLEY SHOEMAKER-leaves his talent
for being a pest to Sidney Aronson.
RUTH SMITH-leaves all her closets full
of clothes to her sister Pauline, who is
very happy over the gift.
LaVERNE SONNENBERG-is leaving and
taking with him his disposition.
BETTY THOMPSON-leaves her high heels
and nylons to Delphine Hanson.
ADA VAN DEN BOS-leaves her ability to
remain quiet in the library to Carol
FRANCIS VAN RINSUM-leaves his early
morning milk route to Tim Crail.
SALLY WALLER-leaves her house parties
to Carla Herzog and Leia Dickenson.
BARBARA WEIKERT-leaves her bass fid-
dle to anyone Who feels he is able.
BETTY LOU WINEBRENNER-leaves her
old jokes to Hazel Hartman.
STILES, CLARICE PARR, SYLVIA ENG-
STROM, and ROSE PETERS who recently
invented a typewriter which types a Word
as one thinks of it. The inventors advise
young stenos with handsome bosses like
OTIS KIRKEBY or CARL NAUMANN to
keep their minds strictly on their work dur-
ing office hours while using this device! I
MARY ANNE WORMLEY and DIXIE
WILMES, co-owners of the fabulous "Co-
pacawhatsisn night club, have hired the
entertainment of the year for their floor-
show. TOM McLEOD'S all girl orchestra
will be featured. Also CHUCK OLSON and
his soft shoe chorus, recently kicked out
of the "22" Club for disturbing the peace
of basement renters, is also to be a main
Attention! l Bachelors STANTON POIER
and HENRY THOL want to lease an apart-
ment in some remote part of unexplored
Antarctica. Their only request is that it be
in a section from which all tap dancers are
restricted. Present address, basement apart-
ment "l3" of the "Copacawhatsis" Club.
What's this? The time machines going
on the blink? Then your Flathead "Noster-
damus" had better shoot back to 1948-
but fast! ! But I can see one more pre-
diction coming to pass. No Senior class in
the past has ever equaled that of '48, and
it's Written in the stars that no class Within
the next 50 years or so will be able to do
so either-and THAT is all! I
The 1948 Flathead staii wishes to express its appreciation to the business and
professional firms who have sponsored pages.
Blue 61 White Auto Court
Conrad National Bank
Equity Supply Co.
First National Bank
Flathead Motor Sales Company
Glacier Park Studio CTobiasl
Glacier Realty Co.
Greig's Lakeside Dairy
I. C. Penney Co.
Kalispell Cabinet Works
Kalispell Lumber Co.
Kalispell Mercantile Co.
K G E Z
Liberty, Strand and Roxy Theatres
Manly Owen Betts
Pearl's Beauty Nook
Sig Ludwig Agency
Walt's Auto Repair
Woodland Flower Shop
HALF PAGE SPONSORSHIPS
Anderson's Style Shop
Art and Book Shop
B 5: E Sheet Metal
California Station No. l
Coca Cola Co.
Coast to Coast
Corsair Flying Service, Inc.
Eagle Shoe Co.
E. A. I-loiland
' Electrik Maid Bakery
Flathead Gift Shop
Flowers by Hansen
Garey Motor Co.
Glacier Nesbitt Bottling Co.
Harry Hoiland Agency
' Daily Inter Lake
Kalispell Transportation Co.
Kalispell Tire Service
LaRayne Beauty Shop and Peterson's
Main Street Furniture
Monarch Lumber Co.
Mountain States Power Co.
North Side Texaco Service
O. K. Rubber Welders
Payne 6: Wik
Ray's Deluxe Court
Robbin 6: Robbin
Ryder's Furniture Exchange
Sandy's Sales Service
Saverud Paint Shop
Torbert Variety Store
Wheeler's Iewelry Store
QUARTER PAGE SPONSORSHIPS
Al's Food Shop
Dickey Glass Shop
Fergusson's Shoe Store
G ci E Grocery
McIntosh Music House
North Main Fountain Lunch 1
Northwestern Montana Realty Co.
O. K. Rubber Welders
Tip Top Cafe
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