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THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1953
Forest High School
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We, the Senior Class of Forest High School, as a departing tribute
dedicate the 1953 Forest Leaves, in lasting memory to Harold fSkinnyj
Wright. Though his life spanned but a few short years, death failed to
destroy the intangibles which remain to challenge us in service to our
fellow man. His genial and friendly nature, terrific obsession to win
in sports, deep sense of loyalty to his friends, a kindly and cheerful
approach to all he met, are unforgettable and cherished memories.
It is our humble and grateful wish to respectfully give recognition
to one we grew to know and admire.
ADMINISTRATION AND FACULTY
LEFT TO RIGHT: Dr. J. F. Holtzmuller, Pres.g Albert Oates, Carl
McKinley, Joseph Shields. NOT PICTURED: John Rabberman.
Here is a group of men who, although they remain in the background a great
deal of the time, make up an essential part of the machinery of this school. lt
is hard to realize how many tasks they must perform in order to make our school
a fine institution of learning. We should be very grateful for the fine work they
have accomplished. We seniors are especially grateful to them for helping make
this part of our lives thus far enjoyable and educational. May we all acknowledge
their workin the future and praise them for it.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Mr. Baum, Principalg Mrs. Baum, Secretaryg Mr.
Our Superintendent, Principal, and Secretary at their busiest. Seriously,
though, they are three grand people and would go out of their way to help the
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MRS. HOLT ZMULLER
Girls Physical Education
Boys Physical Education
Writing and Spelling 8
Arithmetic 8, Senior
English, English, Boys
MR. BEC KER
Agriculture , Farm
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Elmer Seymour . Treasurer
Gary Lehman . . President
Bill Woolley Nice President
Vincent Cramer . Secretary
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Jim Hamilton . . Treasurer
Dallas Parsell ,,,,,,
Shirley Smithson , Secretary
Patsy Tuorrey. . President
Duane Smith .Vice President
Bob Briggs . . , President
Alice Thiel, , Secretary
Tom Kellogg , , Treasurer
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Paul Staley, , l President
Mona Fortney ,Vice President
Carole Lehman , Secretary
Geneva Gobrecht , Treasurer
EUGENE ANSPACH fAunsieJ
Class Play 3,45 Basketball 1.2, 3, Football
I,2, 3,4g Boys' Glee Club I,2.
CHARLES CRAMER fChopperj
Class Play 3,4g Basketball 1.2, 3.4,
Football 1.2, 3.4g Boys' Glee Club 1.2.
ROBERT BRIGGS fHarveJ
Honor Society 3,41 Class Play 3. 45 Stu-
dent Council 2, 3.4-President 4, V. Presi
dent 3, Treasurer 25 Class Officer-Presi-
dent I,4g Basketball I,2, 3. 4g Football
1, 2, 3, 4.
PATRICIA ANN ELICESSOR fPatsJ
FHA Ig Girls' Glee Club I
VIVIAN COOPER fLuluJ
Band 1.2, 3,45 FHA 2. 3.4: Class Play
3. 4, Girls' Glee Club I.
YVONNE FRATER fvonniep
Honor Society 3. 4, Class Play 3, 4: Stu
dent Council 2. 3, Treasurer 3g Class
Officer V. President 2, President 3g
Girls' Glee Club I.
MARIORIE FREY ilvlargiej
FHA 2, 3.4, Secretary 4, Class Play 35
Student Council 4, Treasurer 4, Girls'
Glee Club 1.
ANNA LEE HANKINS fAnniey
Band 3, 4, FHA 1, 2, 3, 4, Song Leader 4,
Class Play 4, Class Officers-V. President
lg Girls' Glee Club I,4.
CLYDE HARROLD qciydrep
Honor Society 3.4, Band 3,45 FFA I,2, 3,
4, President 4, Reporter 2, Treasurer 3,
Class Play 3, Student Council 4, Basket-
ball I,2,3, 4, Boys' Glee Club l,2,4g
Mixed Chorus 3.
FR ANKLIN HEMMER LY fFrankj
Class Play 3.4, Basketball I,2, 3, Foot-
ball 2, 3.4.
OHLIN HEMMERLY QOrieJ
Class Play 3, 4, Basketball I,2, 3, 45
Football I, 2, 3, 4.
ALICE IOLLIFF fOopieJ
Band I, 2, 3,4g FHA I,2, 3, 4, Historian 4
BETTY LOU JONES Gonesiej
Band I, 2, 3, 45 Cheerleader 2, 3, 4, Class
Play 3.4, Girls' Glcc Club I,2,4g
Mixed Chorus 3.
CARY KNEISLEY Qllugsl
FFA I,2, 3, 4-Reporter 3, Secretary 4,
Basketball 4, Boys' Glee Club I,2,4g
Mixed Chorus 3.
THOMAS KELDOGG C1'ommyJ
Honor Society 3,4g Band I,2, 3,45 Class
Play 3,43 Student Council 3-President 35
Class Officer-President 2, V. President
3, Treasurer 4, Basketball I,2, 3,45
Football 3,4g Boys' Glee Club I,2,4Q
Mixed Chorus 3.
PHYLLIS ANN LANDON fPhiD
Band I,2, 3, Class Play 3,4g Girls' Glee
ROSINA KASER CRosieJ
Band I, 2, 3,45 FHA 2, 3,4g Class Play
3g Girls' Glee Club I,2,43 Mixed Chorus
JACK LANDON Gacksonj
Class Play 35 Boys' Glee Club I.
BILL McDANIEL Wlickj
Band 2: Class Play 3.4: Basketball 2, 3. 4:
Football 2, 3.4: Boys' Glee Club 1.
PATRICIA SUE PEART fPattyJ
Band I,2, 3. 4: Cheerleader I. 2, 3.4:
FHA I,2, 3.4: Girls' Glee Club I.2.4:
Mixed Chorus 3: Queen of Laughter 3.4.
PATRICIA ANN McKINLEY fPatJ
Honor Society 3, 4: Band I,2, 3,4: Class
Play 3.4: Student Council 3: Class Off-
icer-Secretary 2: Girls' Glee Club I,2, 4:
Mixed Chorus 3.
LEOTA PHILLIPS CToddyJ
Attendant in Football 4: Band I, 2, 3. 4:
FHA 2. 3.4: Class Play 3, 4: Student
Council -Treasurer 4: Girls' Glee Club I.
WANDA MUSGRAVE Qwindyj
Attendant in Football 3: Band I, 2, 3. 4:
Class Play 3.4: Class Officer-Secretary
3: Girls' Glee Club I,2,4: Mixed Chorus
THOMAS REX PRICE fRexj
Band I,2, 3.4: Class Play 3, 4: Student
Council-V. President 4: Basketball 1.2:
Football I,2, 3.4: Boys' Glee Club I. 2:
Mixed Chorus 3.
DOROTHY MAE RATLIFF fDotJ
Class Play 3,45 Student Council-Secre-
tary 45 Girls' Glee Club l.
LEE ROY RIGSBY fLeeJ
Class Play 3,45 Basketball Manager l,2,
3,45 Football 3,4-Manager 1,25 Boys'
Glee Club I.
ALICE 'rl-ual. qriuiep
Queen in Football 45 FHA 2, 3,4-President
45 Class Play 3, 45 Class Officer-Secre-
tary 45 Girls' Glee Club I.
DUANE SMITH fSmittyj
Band I,2, 3,45 Class Play 3,45 Student
Council 25 Class Officer-V. President 45
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Football r, 2, 3, 45
Boys' Glee Club I,2,45 Mixed Chorus 3.
KENNETH WRIGHT fKennyj
FFA 188.8.131.52-Treasurer 2. V. President
3, 45 Class Play 35 Class Officer-Treasurer
35Basketba11 1.2, 3, 45 Football 1.2, 3, 45
King of Laughter 4.
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lt ls the year i965 and a beautlful day ln July. Everywhere in the town of Forest are huge posters reading, "Old Home Week. " Many days ago
lnvltatlons were sent to all fonner residents urging them to attend and stressing particularly this evening when a wonderful entertainment is to be
given. All the talent for this program ls strictly home talent. Every performer was at one time a resldent of this town and was graduated from our
hi h school.
8 The hour for the great event has arrived. Every seat ln the vast new auditorium ls filled, and all are eagerly awaiting the perforsnance ln which
many delightful surprises have been promised. The platform is a mass of beautiful flowers and autumn leaves and the walls are hung with garlands of
plne and laurel. lt ls truly a festlve occasion.
Seated ln the audience are many celelxltles. As I look about me, I see a number of my old classmates. There is Kenny, our kind hearted friend,
who became very wealthy through wise investments, and ls now a noted farmer. His money is paying for much of the "Old Home Week' expenditures.
The ladies ln me front seats are all stylishly and becomlngly dressed that they arouse my curlouslty. I am told that thelg beautiful garments come
from the very select, not to say expemive, shoppe of Yvonne who designs gowns for all the best dressed women ln the country. She ls here herself
and looks "the glass of fashion and mold of form. "
Seated near her Ls Bill, a real estate dealer who owns so much property that he has to keep a card Index of lt In order to know it hlmself. He has
glven the use of the auditorium and the spacious park, both of which belong to him. Seated at one slde, watching with interest, I see Alice Thlel,
dignified and haughty. I asked about her and am told that she is the head of a very fashionable girls school ln New York.
Standing ln the door, looking for old friends I find Tom Pt'ce, head Forest Ranger of the Yellowstone National Park. Except that he has grown a
trlfle stouter, and looks more cheerful than ever, but stlll he hasn't changed ln personality at all. Two people, entering, receive a warm reception
from the commlttee at the door. They are Bob Briggs, a famous Civil Engineer, and Tom Kellogg, a Mechanical Engineer, who together designed
and constructed this huge new audltorlum.
Around of applause greets the man just taking his seat by the window. He looks familiar and yet not quite familiar enough. I can't qulte tell who
he ls. Now I know who he lsl LeRoy. Remember how he used to love electronics and repalr of TV and Radio etc. He has turned his knowledge to
good account and now ls the greatest TV Tycoon ln the country--supervising all the TV manufacturers and stations.
Directly behlnd LeRoy ls Duane, who is a great man of the Forest and knows all about the outdoor life. To prove this he has just been appointed
Professor of Forestry at Ohio State.
A woman is sketching the people as they come in and doing lt very well, indeed, for I peep over het shoulder to see. Of course, you know who
tl1at ls. Yes, lt's Pat E. always the artist ln the class. They say she has become quite a famous person as Illustrator of magazine stories and newspaper
And now the entertainment is beglnnlng. There ls a hushed expentency. The lights in the aualtorlum fade and the footllghts flash on.
Before the packed house appears a tall, dignified figure who makes an eloquent address of welcome. Some remember our famous class MC. ,
Clyde Harrold. He is now the Agriculture teacher of this llttle school of Forest and what I hear he is making qulte a hlt with the guys ln school.
But first he calls attention to the beautiful flowers and other decorations saying that they were the gift of Roslna, now me leading florist ln town.
I remember her exquisite taste ln decorations in years gone by and am not at all surprised. For as we all know she always was a flower herself.
Clyde announces that after the entertainment refreshments will be served by Mrs. Gordon Brown, the former Alice lolllff, who is proprietor of
the delightful Old Home Tea Room. As he speaks the words, my mouth waters in anticipation, for I have not forgotten the delightful refreshments
she served when she entertained the class years ago.
Now the entertainment beglns. There ls gay music, then on the darkened stage ln the spotlight appears a dainty flgure, klsslng her hand to the
audience. My Goodnessl It's Patty, who in her childhood always said she would be a dancer. She has certainly kept her word, for she gives us a
wonderful performance. The M. C. says she ls the most clever dancer In the world. What a salary she must get. Still the wlfe of Mr. Carl Sheldon
she ls now teaching her children to dance.
Next they announce a trumpet solo. Here she comes out on the stage. She is tuning up her horn. Who is it? I know. Why, it's Vlvlan. She ls now
playing the tune "Outside of Heaven." I remember the time she played lt at a banquet at school. It is as beautiful now as it was then. I hear she ls
making qulte a name for herself with her trumpet and a member of the all glrl band. Now she ls announcing that she will play with the director of
the all girl band and here she comes out on the stage now. I know who this ls already just by looking at her small waist line. lt's Leota. Now the
wonderful wlfe of Louis Plank and along with hlm they have four llttle splinters.
Next ls a famous vlollnlst who plays the most beautiful music for us. Yes, of course, lt's Dorothy, and she plays even better than we always sald
she would. She has just returned from a concert tour ln Europe. In fact she retumed a week earlier than she had intended, just to attend the Old Home
The spotlight ls on Charles Cramer, now pianist In his city tavern. I can stlll remember when he was ln school the only thing he could play was
"Roll Out the Barrel. " He plays beautifully and looks not a day older than when he played that song.
And now here comes a man ln uniform. Why lt's the little fellow of the class. It's Eugene. As I can see he is now the blg Admiral Anspach. He sure
has changed since he was in school: he ls much bigger a man today than I had ever expected hlm to be.
I see a familiar girl. I know her very well, but haven't seen her for a long time. It's Betty. I hear she ls now the president of the Ohio Oil
Company. She lr the first woman president of that company. And by the way she ls not married and stlll playing the field. Right next to Betty ls the
prominent telephone operator of Forest. Yes, Marjorie ls now t.he owner of the General Telephone Company. She certainly has come along way
slnce she flrst became a telephone operator. Jack Landon is a guy I haven't seen ln a long time and over there he stands. When he was in school he
always had a good job at the Locker. Now he is one of the biggest owners of Super Market Chain stores in the world. His headquarters Is here In Forest.
The spotlight ls now shifted to the great audltorlum organ, and the M.C. Introduces Wanda Musgrave, now organist ln a clty church and teacher In
a school of organ music. She pl ' autlfully and looks not a day older than when she played ln the school programs.
And now, out upon the pla olls Frank, with a little book ln his hand. He needs no introduction from the M.C. , for we all recognize him
at once, Frank the author of th ghtful short stories. He reads us two of them and then gives a charming llrtle talk, telling how his friends ln the
old home town lnsplred many of hls best stories.
Then, last of all, looklng stunning in an elaborate evening gown, comes Pat. She is a writer of plays and has two successful ones running on Broadway
now. She makes a friendly little speech, addressing particularly our superintendent and the members of the faculty, who are ln the audience enjoying
the program and who look as young and awe-inspiring as they dld when we trembled before them years ago.
Then the entire audience rises, as the performers all appear on tl1e stage at once. Our organist and our violinist play and, led by Chuck, we all
sing 'Auld Lang Sync" and ad joum for the promised refreshments from Allce's Old Home Tea Room. As I am walking out I overheat two members of
my class who arrlved late discussing the baseball standings. One of them, Isee, is Ohlin Hemmerly who always dreamed of being a big league baseball
player and ls now pitching for the New York Yankees. Wlth hlm is Cary Kneisley owner of several large farms ln this vlclnity and also Short Course
Teacher in the Forest Schools. As I enter the Tea-Room, my eyes are drawn toward the young woman helping Allce. Why lt's her sister-in-law,
Phylliss I understand she ls the President of the local Mother's Club and also head of the local nursery school. As for myself I have just retumed from
Oklalwa to attend this show.
in by ANNA LEE HANKINS
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We, the class of Nineteen Hundred Fifty-three, of Forest High School, being of sound
mind and body, do hereby will and bestow the following possessions to the worthy people.
To the Faculty we will our ability to have perfect attendance in all classes.
To the Juniors we leave our empty Senior room and the ability to keep the chairs
straight and the table cleaned off.
To the Sophomores we will our athletic ability.
To the Freshmen we will our ability to get along with other students.
I, Eugene Anspach, will my angelic disposition to Dallas Parsell.
I, Bob Briggs, will my Mathematical ability to Donald Kemerley.
I, Vivian Cooper, will my ability to run across fields in my bare feet to Joann Weber
I, Charles Cramer, will my ability to play basketball to Clyde Hagerman.
I, Pat Ellcessor, will my long hair to Lois McMaster.
I, Marjorie Frey, will my ability to put my foot in my mouth every time I say some-
thing to Marilyn Anderson.
I, Yvonne Frater, will my position on the Annual Staff to Mona Fortney.
I, Ohlin Hemmerly, will my ability to be absent from school to Bill Parsell.
I, Anna Lee Hankins, will my activeness to Marsha Packer who already has a good
I, Franklin Hemmerly, will my bashfulness to Harold Wedertz.
I, Clyde Harrold, will my height to Bill Woolley.
I, Alice Jolliff, will my love for Fords to Janet Rockwell.
I, Betty Jones, will my ability to get to school on time to Carole Lehman.
I, Cary Kneisley, will my good looks to Vincent Cramer.
I, Tom Kellogg, will my position as President of the Honor Society to Jim Hamilton.
I, Rosina Kaser, will my rosy complexion to Alice Rizor.
I, Phyllis Landon, will my ability to stick to one man to Carolyn Clinger.
I, Jack Landon, will my brains to the teachers.
I, Wanda Musgrave, will my nickname "Windy" to Kay Kratt who will do justice to it.
I, Pat McKinley, will my ability to get along in band with Mr. Balmer to Jean Overly.
I, Bill McDaniel,will my ability to attend school to Ray Kauble.
I, Tom Price, will my ability to catch big fish to Mr. Baum.
I, Pat Peart, will my ability to get a man to Anna Mae Harrold.
I, Leota Phillips, will my twenty-two inch waistline to Donna Robinson.
I, Dorothy Ratliff, will my talkiveness to Audrey Switzer.
I, I..e Roy Rigsby, will my managerial ability to my brother Tommy.
I, Duane Smith, will my ability to get along with English teachers to Smoky Merriman.
I, Alice Theil, will my secret desire to marry the man in the moon to Esther Sellars.
I, Kenneth Wright, will my football ability to Joe Fredrick.
Mary Jane Forney
Ruth Ann Elwood
Anna Mae Harrold
Ge raldine Humphrey
Mary Lou Smithson
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BACK ROW, STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: John Frater, Mildred Frey, David Clark, Barbara Lou
Kellogg, Joan Kauble, James Bunnell, Betty Ann Burk, Peggy Draper, Ray Roller, Betty Humph-
rey, Gene Parsell. 2ND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Donna Thompson, William Woodward, Robert
Bash, Joyce Patrick, Robert Wilcox, Sue Snyder, Larry Thiel, Sandra Sons, Marion Thacker,
Robert Kauble, Mrs. Threlkeld. IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Beverly Fields, Eugene Knapp,
Richard Reed, Marilyn Hempy, Patricia Shields, Robert Johnson, Mary Ann Weber, Sonya Parsell
Richard Gobrecht, Logan Miller, Mary Ellen Cooper, Stanley Horn. ABSENT: Wanda Rucker,
Kristina Kauble, David Gillen, Clarence McKee.
BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Albert Simpkins, Dan Long, Larry Getz, Maurice Lamb, Robert
Gardner, Marjorie McKee, Janet Hipsher, Linda Post, Linda I-Iemmerly, Neil Humphrey, Keith
Sink, Raymond Wright, Roger Boehm, Miss Garver. 3RD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Billy Brown,
Kay Ross, Joann Corwin, Nancy Moats, Cinderella Searles, Nancy Lehamn, Alan Miller, Rita
Roger, Dick Tracy, Donna Burnett, Martha Parsell, Bonnie Hart. 2ND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:
Tommy Reed, Bobby Durenberger, Larry Phillips, Allan Musgrave, Linda Edgington, Joyce
Willcke, Shirley Lamb, Patty Baker, Linda Durenberger, Carlos Ratliff, Danny Evans, Betty Hart
IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Shirley Trissler, Lynda Frederick, Linda Powell, Phillip Johnson,
Donald Brunkhart, Jack Corwin, Don Rabberman, Patrick Ream, Kay Fewell, Dianne Hodge,
Ronnie Spearman, Dean Elwood, James Frederick. ABSENT: Shirley Mclllfrish, Sharon MeVay.
BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Doris Halsey, Carol Warmbrod, Glen Van Atta, Paul Cramer,
William Pierce, William Harp, Vadis Dials, Shirley Tuorrey, Peggy Keer. 3RD ROW, LEFT TO
RIGHT: Laretta Ulrich, Susan McFarland, Gloria Draper, Thomas Harrold, Gary Cramer, Eddie
Manns, Dane Shields, Loretta Forney, Mary Ann Earherton. ZND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Karen
Phillips, Louis Ellcessor, Raymond Thomas, Norman Kemmerly, Donal Searls, Janice Jolliff,
Mary Lou Kalb, Larry Daniels, Lewis Thacker, Miss England. IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Wanda
Stewart, Penelope Webb, Dale Stewart, Alvin Spoon, Arden Crawford, Charles McKee, Roger
Buess, Kenneth Schlatter, Rose Miller, Brenda Ellcessor, Janice Madison.
BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Elaine Humphrey, Delores Humphrey, Shirley Dibble, James
Cavinee, Randall Bohm, Garry Parsell, Eugene Reed, Dilbert Thompson, Larry Willeke, Norman
Treen. 3RD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Robert Musgrave, Orville Dials, Gerald Kemmerly, Martha
Bliss, Sharlene Horn, James Moats, Carlton Musselman, James Stephan, Carolyn Poling, Elaine
Swanson. 2ND ROW, LEFT T0 RIGHT: Max McKee, Donna Evans, Evelyn Lawrence, Russell
Hull, Steven Baker, Lorena Seebach, Jane Oates, Patricia Snider, Richard Rizor, Richard Smith.
IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Virginia Hempy, Larry Johnson, Gary Elwood, Dale Madison, Zelpha
Melvin, Janice Lamb, Donald Bash, Ellen Jane Spoon, Maureen Phillips, Diana Snider, Gary
Sheets, Donna Thomas.
BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Linda Ellcessor, Barbara Hougendobler, Opal Gault, Sue Ann
Manns, Sally Marshall, Susan Rall, James Rizor, Phillis Rigsby, Edgar Peirce, Mary Van
Atta, Sally Peirce. 3RD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mrs. McVay, Nancy Humphrey, Ruby Kalb,
Laurence Duenberger, Susan Becker, Alice McKee, Clayton Weber, Ronald Myers, George
Miller, Clarence Roller, Tommy Rissler, Arthur Smith, Mrs. Fortney. 2ND ROW, LEFT TO
RIGHT: Charles Brunkhart, Gene Frederick, Sue Clinger, Eugene Forney, Gary Harris, Carolyn
Horn, Charles Mewhorter, Roberta Tracy, Justin Nicely, Virginia Packer, Nancy Staley,
Bonnie Ratliff, Richard McKee. IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Nancy Fewell, Nelson Dilley,
Carol Buess, Tommy Lodge, Dennis Flowers, Roberta Fewell, Dick Eatherton, June Miller,
Patricia Miller, Janice Walton. ABSENT: Dixie Draper, Rickie Carrol, Roberta Gillen,
FIRST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Jonni Leeth, Robert Stewart, Nancy Hodge, Lindsay Ellcessor,
Eugene Lawrence, Peggy Mahan, Marilyn Burk, Barbara Landon, Connie Ulrich, Sandra
Trissler, Barry Weber, Carolyn Price, Sandra Rizor, Sharon Messmer. SECOND ROW, LEFT
TO RIGHT: Sharon Fink, Eugene Farrison, Cheri Daniels, Tony Draper, Lee Atha, Marilyn
Forney, Ray Weber, Larry Searls, James Rigsby, Sandra Wright, Joyce Shaw, Jay Schwartz.
THIRD ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Ruth Ann Hougendobler, Betty Barlow, Connie Lawrence,
James Frey, Shirley Gault, Karen Hankins,xCarolyn Lawrence, Earl Searls, Peggy Musgrave,
Deloris Wilkins, Terry Sheets. FOURTH ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Joyce Hull, Carl Gardner,
John Cavinee, Sharon Klingler, Lowell Green, William Shields, Harold Snider, Ruth Ann
Poling, Gary Southward, Averal Nicely, Dennis Walters, Shirley Stone. ABSENT: Rebecca
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Since most of the annual shows
the students engaged in the various
extra curricular activities which
take place from fall to spring, it
seems that at least one page
should show that the students of
F. I-I. S. spend some portion of
the school year in class rooms and
laboratories. The classes pictured
might be considered typical or the
more studious groups might be
posing for the "birdie".
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. Paul Staley
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. Dorothy Ratliff
. Leota Phillips
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mr. Baum, Gary Lehman, Paul
Staley, Sally Edgington, Clyde Harrold, Miriam Mentzer, Bob
Gordon, Jim Hamilton. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mrs.
Holtzmuller, Alice Theil, Jean Overly, Patsy Tuorrey, Marjorie
Frey, Mona Ruth Fortney, Miss Miller.
BOB BRIGGS , President
The Student Council of Forest has been active for three years now. It is made
up of the four upper class presidents, two students from each of these classes,
one chosen by the class members and one chosen by the teachers, and the pres-
idents ofthe F.F. A. and the F. H. A. The Student Council consists of 14 members
and 3 advisors. The members are also members of the National Association of
They have carried out the following projects this year: they sponsored a pep
rally held last fall, and a clothing drive during Christmas season. The clothing
and money collected was sent to Kentucky to be distributed among the needy.
They helped purchase the new mimeograph machine, were in charge of several
refreshment stands during the games, assisted in the graduation exercises in the
Spring, and had representatives meet with surrounding high schools' student
The presidents are members for the full year while the other members are
chosen for one semester only.
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mr. Baum, Janice Zimmerman, Carolyn Krout, Gary Lehman, Clyde
Harrold, Paul Staley, Lois Thacker, Joanne Hemmerly. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mrs. Holtzmuller,
Alice Thiel, Barbara Burk, Patsy Tuorrey, Dorothy Ratliff, Leota Phillips, Miss Miller. NOT PICTURED:
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We, the staff of the 1953 Forest Leaves have earnestly
attempted to cover every activity of this school year. We hope
you will enjoy and treasure this issue as a record ofthe school
Yvonne Frater ........ . . Annual Editor
Wanda Musgrave and Tom Kellogg .... Assistant Editors
Duane Smith ........... Business Manager
Bob Briggs . . . Assistant Business Manager
Pat McKinley . . ..... Snapshot Editor
Ohlin Hemmerly . ..... Sports Editor
Betty Jones. . . . Activities Editor
Miss Miller ..... ....... F aculty Advisor
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STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Marcia Staley, Carole
Lehman, Mona Ruth Fortney, Lois McMaster, Arlene
Hemmerly, Mr. Pine. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT:
Pat McKinley, Tom Kellogg, Clyde Harrold, Bob
Briggs, Yvonne Frater.
The Forest Honor Society is made
up of ten full-fledged members from the
Senior and Junior classes and six
probationary members from the sopho-
more class. Last fall a trip was taken
to Bowling Green where a tour of the
campus was made. Also they visited
the buildings and the classes. This
spring the annual Hardin County
Honor Society Banquet was held at
Mt. Victory. We are proud to add that
the president of the county Honor
Society is from Forest, Tom Kellogg.
BOB BRIGGS YVONNE FRATER
STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT, IST ROW: Shirley Kalb, Betty Johnson, Donna Miller,
Shclba Landon, Virginia Jolliff, Joann Weber, Shirley Patrick, Mary Lou Smithson,
LaDonna Tracy. STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT, 2ND ROW: Esther Sellars, Donna
Robinson, Delores Overly, Rosina Kaser, Alice Rizor, Vivian Cooper, Shirley Smith-
son, Roxie Landon, Evelyn Tracy. STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT, 3RD ROW: Janice
Hart, Anna Lee Hankins, Carolyn Clinger, Gladys Willeke, Carolyn Swanson, Dolly
Johnson, Barbara Fields, Leatrice Williams, Bonnie George, Mrs. Gordon. SITTING,
LEFT TO RIGHT: Virginia Brown, Eileen Thiel, Marilyn Anderson, Miriam Mentzer,
Alice Jolliff, Leota Phillips, Patty Peart, Susan Ropp, Carolee Curran.
The F. H, A. girls of the Forest chapter have an enrollment of 47
members and one advisor for this year.
They have had among their projects, a F. F.A. -F. H.A. Christmas
party in December, initiation of freshman members, participated in
National F. H. A. week in November, and held a bake sale. In February
they had "Family Night" and in May, a "Big Sister" party, along with
presenting a few chapel programs throughout the year.
Pres, . ,,,, Alice Thiel "Peace first begins in the home"
V. Pres. . Miriam Mentzer
Sec. . . Majorie Frey COLORS
Treas. . Eileen Thiel Red and White
Patty Sue and Red Rose
Shirley in a
chapel skit. Oh, what a beautiful sight! ls it hard work, Shelba? The distinguished FHA officers.
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. . . Clyde Harrold Learning to do
.Kenneth Wright Doing to learn
. . Cary Kneisley Earning to live
. .Vincent Cramer Living to serve
. . . Ronald Fewell
. Vernon Hemmerly
National Blue and Corn Gold
SITTING QLEFT TO RIGHTJ: Cary Kneisley, Vernon Hemlnerly, Ken Wright, Clyde Har-
rold, Vincent Cramer, Ronald Fcwell. STANDING QLEFT TO RIGHT, ZND ROW: Allen
H-tru, Norman Musgrave, Donald Flowers, Ronald Horn, William Wilcox: Bill Woolley,
Dallas Parsell, Mr. Becker. STANDING QLEFT TO RIGHTJ, 3RD ROW: Dick Wilcox. Willis
Frey, Joe Conley, Elmer Seymore, Louis McMaster, David Kauble, Clayton Basli.
The Forest chapter of the F. F. A. have an enrollment of 31 members
and one advisor this year. They have participated in many things, some
of which are listed: game supper with faculty and Board of Education
invited, parlimentary procedure team competition in February, sent four
boys to Kansas City, Parent-Son-Daughter Banquet in March, had first
American Farmer in the history of the Forest chapter, Bill Kingman,
and as money-making projects: a sausage Supper, selling candy, greeting
cards, license emblems, everyday and Christmas wrapping paper, and a
scrap drive. In June, they took part in the State Judging contest and in
August, plan to go to Florida for a week or ten days.
HURZOG LTME AND STONE
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Miriam Burk, Esther Sellars, Marilyn Getz.
SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Audrey Switzer, Ken Wright, Barbara Spoon.
unior Q 6-055
The Forest division of the Junior Red Cross is
made up of six representatives from the seventh grade
to the twelfth. They have one local advisor and are
chosen by their class president.
They have filled fifty boxes and sent them over-
seas, collected clothing during Christmas season for
local needs, and assisted with the regular American
Red Cross Drive in February.
IST ROW, STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: Dick
Gobrecht, Bobby Kauble, Johnny Frater, Mr.
Baum, Carlos Ratliff, Bobby Durenburger,
Larry Ellcessor. 2ND ROW, SEATED LEFT TO
RIGHT: Alan Musgrave, Richard Reedg Marion
Thacker, Lieutenant, Norman Lafferty,
Captaing Lonnie Miller, Lieutenant: Billy
Brown, Tommy Reed, Lieutenant.
The School and Bus Patrol have been very active this year
with 21 members and two advisors. Their service on the Patrol
is voluntary and they may quit at any time.
The School Patrol have three lieutenants and one captain and
stand guard at two of the railroad crossings in the morning, at
noon, and in the evening.
The Bus Patrol have at least two and sometimes three on
each bus to assist the children in getting off and on the bus.
IST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Gordon Woolley,
Jimmy Bunnell, Mr. Thomas, Dennis Harp,
Jim Corwin. 2ND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT:
Ronnie Spearman, Morris Lamb, Stanley Horn,
On Thursday and Friday evening, May 8 gl 9, the Junior Class presented the
very delightful and entertaining play, "lT'S A DATE" by Jean Provence. It is
our opinion that every person in the audience was enjoying himself immensely
while watching this play.
We Wish to congratulate the Juniors on their splendid performance.
Linda Rogers .
Mrs. Rogers .
Diana Gordon .
Kay Phillips .
llka Marsh . .
Patsy Fisher .
Shirley Yeats .
Queenie . . .
. Barbara Burk
- Mona Fortney
- Marcia Staley
- Bob Johnson
Buz Stevens -
George Rogers -
Jay Bishop -
Stage Managers -
- - Paul Staley
- -Mr. Paul Gordon
- - Evelyn Tracy
- - Clayton Bash
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, IST
ROW, Franklin Hemmerly, Stage
Director, Bob Briggs, Wendel Wilcox,
Duane Smith, Nickie Barlow, Tom
Price, Roger Armstrong, Charles
Cramer, Frank Hall, Tom Kellogg,
Freddie Smith, Cary Kneisley, Stage
Director. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT,
2ND ROW: Phyllis Landon, Student
Director, Alice Thiel, Minetta
Miller, Anna Lee Hankins, Jenny
May West, Vivian Cooper, Eve Wilson,
Dorothy Ratliff, Student Director, Mrs.
Holtzmullcr, Director. SITTING,
LEFT TO RIGHT, 3RD ROW: Wanda
Musgrave, Grandma Jackson, Betty
Y jones, Marsue Bailey, Pat McKinley,
Eleanor Bailey, Eugene Anspach, John
Henry Bailey, Leota Phillips, E-Ann
Bailey, Yvonne Frater, Mrs. Bailey.
NOT PICTURED, Ohlin Hemmerly,
Terry Randolph, Bill McDaniel,
During the first few months of the school year, we found
ourselves deeply ingrossed in working on our final class
play, The Moon Makes Three, which we hoped would prove
interesting and entertaining to everyone.
We sincerely hope we fulfilled this ambition, that every-
one enjoyed themselves throughout the excitement of the
Halloween party and wedding, and that our play will stand
among the unforgettable.
We turn the stage, equipment, and the unforgettable
practices over to the following classes and wish them every
bit of success.
You're down now, Marsy, Our director, still
Cinderella and the Clown. Directing is not all talking! Can you get up? all smiles!
SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT, IST ROW: Janice Hart, Mary Jane Forney, Esther Sellars, Anna Lee Hankins, Miriam
Mentzer, Joanne Hemmerly, Lois McMaster, Nancy Marshall, Miriam Burk, Audrey Switzer, Eileen Thirel, Carolee
Curran. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT 2ND ROW: Sharlene Spearman, Janet Rockwell, Wanda Musgrave, Evelyn
Tracy, Janice Zimmerman, Marilyn Anderson, Kay Kratt, Shirley Smithson, Jo Ann Weber, Delores Overley, Mary
Lou Smithson, Betty Jones, Susan Ropp. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, 5RD ROW: Bonnie George, Carolyn Swanson,
Ladonna Tracy, Lois Thacker, Donna Miller, Geraldine Humphrey, Geneva Gobrecht, Rosina Kaser, Carole Lehman,
Phyllis Jones, Arlene Hemmerly, Carolyn Clinger. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, 4TH ROW: Gladys Willeke,
Donna Jean Robinson, Shirley Patrick, Betty Dibble, Doris Harmon, Shelba Landon, Barbara Burk, Sally Edgington,
Mona Ruth Fortney, Pat McKinley, Carolyn Krout, Patty Sue Peart.
The Girls Chorus this year is made up of 48 members, 16 of which sing
first soprano, 13, second soprano, and 19, alto.
They sang at the Graduation exercises, in the minstrel, in the Vocal
Concert, and took part in the County Festival. They also sang at the contest.
SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Duane Smith, Tom Kellogg, Betty Jones, Pianistg Bill Parsell, Louis
McMaster. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: George Engle, William Wilcox, Bill Holtzmuller, David
Kauble, Paul Staley, Mr. Balmer. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, THIRD ROW: Raymond Musgrave,
Carl Spoon, Norman Sink, Jim Hamilton, Dallas Parsell.
Eighteen boys make up the boys chorus this year. They are very active in
their singing and enjoy it very much.
They participated in the County Festival, in the Vocal Concert, in the
contest, sang at the Graduation exercises, and in the minstrel.
Kay, Betty, and Nancy: Freshman Is this how the Seniors practiced
Grand march at the Canteen Initiation. for the play?
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, BACK ROW: Jim Hamilton, Vivian Cooper, Donna Miller, Clayton Bash,
Clyde Harrold, Tom Kellofg, Paul Staley, Sue Kratt, Diane Jones, Tom Eatherton. STANDING, LEFT
TO RIGHT, ZND ROW: Wanda Musgrave, Elinor Southward, Barbara Switzer, Donna Anderson, Carolee
Curran, Wcnda Bash, Barbara McLaughlin, Carolyn McKinley, Mary Jane Forney, Sharlene Spearman,
Rose Marie Pierce, Pat McKinley, STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, 3RD ROW: Jo Ann Weber, Miriam
Burk, June Overly, Phyllis Jones, Lcota Phillips, Carole Lehman, Geraldine Humphrey, Kay Kratt,
Sally Edgington, Mona Fortncy, Betty Jones, Rosina Kaser, Evelyn Tracy, Anna Lee Hankins. SITTING
St STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT, 4TH ROW: Gene Johnson, Jane Kellogg, Kay Ellen Baum, Jo Ann
Hemmerly, Linda Jolliff, Barbara Burk, Doris Harmon, Miriam Mentzer, Alice Jolliff, Carolyn
Clinger, Marcia Staley, Audrey Switzer, Patty Peart, Mary Barbara Spencer, Jeanette Frederick,
Eileen Thiel. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT, 5TH ROW: Doris Musgrave, Sandra Anspach, Janet Rockwell,
bois McMaster, Mary Lou Smithson, Janice Zimmerman, Louise Ratliff, Susan Ropp.
The Forest High School Band consists of 63 members this year. Of
these, there are: 13 Bb Clarinets, 10 Trumpets, 7 Saxaphones, 3 Flutes
1 Bass Clarinet, 3 Horns, Z Baritones, 4 Trombones, 4 Basses, 7
Twirlers, and Z Flag Bearers.
Among the activities they have accomplished this year have been
playing before game time and at half time at most of the football games,
at the County Fair, at Halloween celebration, Senior Class Play and
special numbers from the band for the Junior Class Play. They had a
Band Concert in April and different parts went to County Festival, and
went to contest.
The Band has grown in size with the addition of new members and a
Bass Clarinet. All in all, it has been a successful year.
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this a Bride and Groom? Marilyn,
who are you? ..... Ahhhhhh!
Caught in their P. J. 's! ..... When
was this taken? ..... S1umbering'7
. . . . .Are you dancing'?. . . . . Marsha
where is the groom? ..... Who's
the big smile for? ? ..... Duane's
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Queen of Hearts Joanne
Christma5 Dance at the Canteen
Just trying to fiance
Sorta small, are-n't the-y, Monk?
Food is 50 rved
Just a regular gab session
At, the Annual Homecoming the Rangers defeated
Delphos Jefferson with a score of 13-12.
The Homecoming Queen of 1952-1953, chosen by
the student body, was Alice Thiel, a senior. Leota
Phillips, senior, and Carolyn Clinger, junior, were
During half-time, Queen Alice and her attendants
entered the field through an aisle formed by the band
and were escorted by the squad captain, Tom Price and
co-captain Duane Smith. They were presented and given
gold mums by the 1951-1952 Queen, Carolyn Baum.
After the game, the annual homecoming dance was
held in the school gymnasium with the visitors from
Delphos invited. The students formed an aisle through
which her majesty and attendants crossed the floor to
the stage and her throne where Captain Tom Price
crowned Alice, 1952-1953 Homecoming Queen.
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Carole, where have you been? ..... Phyllis and Dorothy
posing ..... Supposed to be sleeping, aren't you? ..... The
"trouble maker" of the "Moon Makes Three" ..... Our
Junior class picnic ..... Wanda, Patty, and Betty in deep
conversation! ..... Always reading his part .....
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STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT. IST ROW: Bill Woolley, John Lawrence, Jim Hamilton, Eugene
Anspach. Tom Price. L.oyd Waller, Raymond Musgrave, Norman Musgrave, Tommy Rigsby
qManagerJ. STANDING, UEFT TO RIGHT, 2ND ROW: David Kauble, Duane Smith,' Vincent
Cramer, Tom Kellogg. Elmer Seymour, Charles Cramer, Bob Johnson, Bill Parsell, Mr. Willough
by fCoachJ. Mr. Gordon fAsst. Coachl. KNEELING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Ronnie Rizor. George
Miller. Bill McDaniel, Joe Conley, Harold Wedertz. Jim Johnson, Bill Holtzmuller, LeRoy
Rigsby. Harry Thompson, Bob Gordon fManagerJ. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Vernon Hemmerly
David Frater. Donald Flowers, Robert McKee, Bob Briggs, Kenney Wright, Ohlin Hemmerly.
Gary Lehman, Frank Hemmerly.
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On September 5th the Rangers met Richwood in the Prevue at Ken-
ton. After leading most of the game we were defeated 13 to 6. That
following week we played the Bulldog's of Elida. After holding a 6
point lead the first half the Rangers came back with two touch-downs
and an extra point to defeat a strong Elida team 19 to 0.
The next week we played our first home game, with Pandora. This
was supposed to be the toughest team of the season, but the confident
Rangers turned back the Fleet-wings 47 to 14. On September 26 we
met Delphos on our home field. After being behind most of the game,
the Rangers scored a touchdown with three minutes left to play to come
out on top 13 to 12. This was a very thrilling game for the Homecoming
Next the Forest Rangers invaded the Kenton Wildcats on the latter's
field. This game is always a bitter rivalry. The stands were packed.
In this game Forest jumped into the lead and kept gradually building up
until the end of the game. The score was 34 to 14. Before the Dad's of
the Rangers, we knocked off a tough Lafayette team 13 to 7.
Traveling to Columbus Grove the following week we encountered
our first defeat. Although we were beaten this was somewhat of a moral
victory for the Rangers. The game ended with Grove on top 13 to 6.
On the following week the Rangers traveled to Spencerville. Leading
throughout the game we were victorious by 65 to 12 score.
Then came the Ada Bulldogs, who were highly enthusiastic and con-
fident. Due to a few injuries and a bad first half we were beaten Z6-7.
In the season finale an experienced Shawnee club came to Forest. This
was Mom's night and the Rangers lost this high scoring game 38 to 25.
The Rangers finished in third place in the Northwest Conference.
Everyone is looking for a fine team next year since there will be sev-
eral experienced letterrnen returning.
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STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Mr. Willoughby, Cary Kneisley, Vincent Cramer, Elmer
Seymour, Clyde Harrold, Duane Smith, Bill McDaniel, Tommie Rigsby. SITTING, LEFT
TO RIGHT: Tom Kellogg, Bob Briggs, Ohlin Hemmerly, Ken Wright, Charles Cramer,
Bob Johnson, Raymon Musgrave.
FOREST HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Forest Qpponents Forest
73 Mt. Victory 61 52
86 Marseilles 70 69
68 Roundhead 35 58
73 Ada 57 76
61 Hardin-Northern 51
47 Morral 42
68 McGuffey 57 75
71 Alger 68 62
67 Arlington 65
61 Salem 69
51 Harcin-Northern 52 73
SPENCER LUMBER COMPANY
The boys receiving the two trophies. The Rangers in action against Ridgeway.
LIONS CLUB OF' FOREST
STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Tommie Rigsby, Vernon Hemmerly, Richard Stewart, Harry Thompson,
Bill Holtzmuller, LeRoy Merriman, Ronald Horn, Mr. Gordon. SITTING, LEFT TO RIGHT: Raymond
Woolley, Harold Wederrz, Elmer Seymour, Bi11Parse11, Vincent Cramer, Jim Johnson, Raymond
The Rangers started the 1952-1953
basketball season with five returning
lettermen. We played our first game
at home with Mt. Victor and won
after a see-saw battle, 5,1 to 73. The
same week we invaded Marseilles on our
court. The bulldo s had us tied at the
half, but the speesy Rangers staged a
tremendous fourth quarter and went on
to win 86 to 70.
On the next Friday we played host
to Roundhead. Our height was too much
for the inexperienced Indians. The final
score was 68 to 35. The next game was
with the Ada Bulldogs. The game was
again close at the half, but another big
fourth quarter won the game for the
Rangers 73-57. And then we played our
bitter rivals Hardin-Northern. Leading
throughout the game we were victorious
by 61-51 score.
During Christmas vacation we played
Morral in the Marion Colosseum. After
a slow first half the Rangers won 47 to 42.
Trailing at the half the Rangers came
back strong to defeat a very strong Mc-
Guffey team 68 to 57. Victory number
eight was Al er by a close 7 to 68.
On the foqlowing night the Rangers
ventured to Arlington and defeated the
experienced Red Devils 67 to 65. Then
the Rangers lost their first game of the
year. The Salem Cornhuskers were too
much and the final score was Salen 69,
Forest 61. Next the Rangers played a
Strong Hardin-Northern team and were
defeated 52 to 51.
On Saturday the nearby Wharton
team defeated the Rangers 62 to 52.
Finally the Ran ers were back on the
victory trail. Tiey met the defeated
Ridgeway 69 to 64. On the next night
the Rangers entertained the Sycamore
team. The final outcome was 61 to 58,
favor of Sycamore,
Next week the Rangers played a
return game with McGuffey and were
again victorious 76 to 64. Then came
the county tournament, After drawin
a first round bye, the Rangers playeg
Alger. After trailing by a considerably
large margin, the Rangers came back
and won 7 to 69. In the Championship
game, the Ridgeway Tigers could not
quite cope with the speed of our boys
and we were Hardin County Champions
by a 62 to 61 score.
And then came the District Tourna-
ment at Celina. The Rangers drew a
stron Beaverdam team and were de-
featezf77 to 73.
The Forest Rangers completed a
successful season winning 13 games and
Adrian Peart, Bill
Burk, Minnie Peart,
Our tender years! ..... Sorry, cou1dn't figure
this out! ..... Eating breakfast? ..... So many,
many years ago! ..... Primping? ..... Are we
posing? ..... What a mess! ..... Chief cook and
bottle washer ..... Whist1er's Mother? .....
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What is Shirley and Esther looking at? .... Very pretty picture, Betty. . .
Always laughing?. . . ls John shy, or is it Pat? .... What in the world is
going on down at the other end! '? !.-. . Why so serious Duane, there are better
days ahead? ..... Bathing Beauties of 1952. . . Pert little Vivian ...... Is this
Betty? . . . Just call them the "ugly ducklings".
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Think they'll live through the girls' cooking! ........ Cinderella 81 HER King!
. . . . . . . . . . Time out from eating. . . . . ., . Poor Pat, lost without Bob... . Empty
throne? . .Not for long!! ........ This way for refreshments ......... .
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alike? ........ Carole, really! ..... Eugene Frey and his wolf dog ......... Why the
snooty face, Wanda? ...... Who says there isn't a Santa Claus, here's proof! .......
Cram the gams! ......... My how Tom has changed ......... Our annual advisor's
happiest day of her life ..... Hold it, Lois, ....... Pop!!! ...... Smile, Joann, there's
better days ahead ...... . . . the end of our annual.
Congratulations and Best Wishes
Class of 53
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Good Luck and Best 'Wishes
to Class of 53
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Meats - Complete Processing
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Phone 2.22 Forest, Ohio
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Class of 53
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THE FIRST NATIONAL
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Here's to the Class of
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May the Bells of the
future always ring
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Clothing and Shoes
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Best Wishes to
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phone 7234 East Side Square
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GUS DICK'5 BOBBI SUE
Complete Food Service
"Try our double decked sandwiches"
"Everyday Low Prices"
Kenton Ohio Kenton Ohio
Complete Food Service
"Everyday Low Prices"
WESTERN AUTO ASSN.
HARDIN FARM BUREAU
B. 8: M. AUTO PARTS, INC.
125 South Detroit St.
"Comp1ete Machine Shop and Parts S
Phones 4409 or 4024
Good Luck 8: Best Wishes
Class of 53
SEARS ROEBUCK 8: CO.
Phones 2293 8: 2294
THE VOGUE SHOP
West Side Square
Distinctive Wearing Apparel
F. H. BAILEY 8: SONS CO.
Transit Mixed Concrete
REPPERT 8: SONS
Box 68 Kenton, Ohio Kenton, Ohio
KRAUS JEWELRY STORE
LONGBRAKE DYE AND MOLD
KENTON FLORAL CO. Compliments
115 North Detroit of
Day or Night
DR. E.F. HOLDGREVE
BOSTON DEP'T. STORE INC.
North Side Square
Shoes - Dry Goods - Ready to Wear
For the Entire Family
HOUSE of McCOY
Rexall Drug Store
Kenton Ohio P50113 4311
John C . Steiner
Success to the Compliments
"Class of 53" of
BRADLEY JEWELRY 8: OPTICAL HORD
Kenton Ohio Kenton Ohio
BELL' BARBER SHOP
"Class of 53"
Finest in Dairy Products
Conn and Pan American
B. S. PORTER 8: SON CO.
Steinway 8: Everett Pianos
Gifts worthy of the Finest
Diamonds - Watches Compliments
303 South Main 111
Findlay Ohio of
Creamery Company Wharton Qhio
Pasteurized Dairy Products
Success To Class of
MAXINE'S APPAREL SHOP
Upper Sandusky Ohio
THE KIRBY ELEVATOR INC.
Hardware and House Wares
Roofing, Spouting, Painting
Class of 53
DIBLES MENS' WEAR
Upper Sandusky Ohio
PACKERS MARKET '
"The Family Store
The place to buy
Upper Sandusky Ohio
HALM MOTOR COMPANY
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Pontiac Sales 81 Service
Good Will Used Cars
Compliments Best Wishes
of to the
DR. A. J. ROTI-I "Class of 53"
VETERINARIAN MILLER RADIO SERVICE
Phone 12.8 Forest, Ohio Forest Ohio
Good Luck WYKES 8: WILSON LUMBER 8: SUPPLY
to Lumber 8: Mill Work
"Class of 53" Building Material, Hardware
LAWRENCE HOME STORE Paint and Painters Supplies
Dunkirk Ohig Phone 2171 Dunkirk, Ohio
KIRBY MOTOR SALES JENKINS RESTRAUNT
Z4 hr. Wrecker Service
Good Used Cars
"A Good Place To Eat"
Forest Ph. 1681714 Wharton Ohio
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RUBINS SPORT SHOP THE YEAGLEY HARDWARE CO.
Kenton Ohio Phone 5233 Kenton, Ohio
"Class of 53" of
KENWORTHY SALES 81 SERVICE The
U. S. Tires DAILY CHIEF UNION
Kenton Ohio Upper Sandusky Ohio
HART'S JEWELRY STORE
Upper Sandusky Ohio
Les and Elsie Brown
Phone - Larue 123 R
HARRY M. HART
WILLIAM R. HART
JAMES F. HART
U. S. Approved Pullorum Passed
Hy Line Good Luck Chicks
Phone 38 Arlington, O.
Compliments THOMSON LOCKER 8: GROCERY
Hoover Sweeper s
"Service as You Want It"
Bridgeport R. F. D. No. 1
Dunkirk Ohio Phone 2637 Dunkirk, O.
ARLINGTON FORD SALES BI-UE'S
"The One Fine Car In Its Field"
Earl Grimes - Owner
Phone 55 DRUGS
2 vs n oo s
MVERSANDCO INC TOYEKA KANSAS,
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