Fredonia High School - Yellowjacket Yearbook (Fredonia, KS)
- Class of 1948
Page 1 of 84
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We the producers of the 1948 Yellow
Jacket are proud to present 1ts theme as the
SHOWBOAT We choose th1s theme because
xt represents the movxng progress up the
stream of lxfe as those of Fredonxa Hlgh
School have followed xt
In all 1ts glory the SHOWBOAT moves
on wlth 1ts outstandlng act1v1t1es and achleve
ments of th1s year
We choose th1s tlme to thank the student
body the faculty and others who have helped
to publlsh thls plctorlal presentatlon of prog
ress 1n our school
To the memory of Robert Louls Ogle
the deceased senxor who met his death durmg
the school year we dedlcate thxs book
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Mr. H. F. Wilson, the pilot of this crew,
has given sixteen years of tireless service as
head of the administration. The crew, con-
sisting of the School Board, the superinten-
dent, and the principal, have the task of
keeping the school modernly equipped and
maintaining the school's past record of good
This is Mr. Laffertys second year as
principal He served several years in the
Six prominent business men comprise
the crew Mr Beal and Mr Hollis served
with the board last year
H F WILSON
GLEN H. BEAL
WARREN S'I OVER
School Board Officers:
President, GLEN H. BEAL
Vice-President. CLIFFORD HOLLIS
Clerk, WARREN STOVER, JR.
CHARLES W LAFFERTY
AR HUR CLARY DON FINK
These dlrectors of the varxous shows have helped make
posslble many of the extra aCtlV1tleS They have alded ln the
school plays, clubs Chrlstmas Pageant jun1orSemor Prom,
and many more of the extra currlcular They have each helped
make thls book a success
CECIL PRYOR LEE YUNG ROY LONG
Physical Educatxon Home Economics Manual Trammg
Biology Health Coach
IRENE AKIN KENDALL JACKSON LELA ADAMSON
Hxstory Engllsh Commerce Debate Dramatxcs Enghsh
NOEL K. WALLACE
English I, Spanish
BARBARA WICKBERG ERNEST JUSTICE
LLOYD EDWARDS MARY ANDERSON
OPAL ORR CHARLES FOILES
VOC8tlOn3l LlbY3fy Science
The Student Council of Fredonia High School was one of the most outstandin or ani t' '
g g za ions in
the schools of South East Kansas. This was shown at the District Meeting of this area's Student Coun
cil which was held at Independence late this fall and which was attended by 12 members of this
The noon time recreation
cil and its success was largely due to their efforts. They also sponsored the All School Parties and
dances after the football games.
program of the school was under the sponsorship of the Student Coun
To you the promoters of this show we send a hearty thanks. Without you the show couldn't go on.
Officers left to right Mr Lafferty Sponsor Wesley Otto Vice President Richard Stryker President Dean Pryor
Treasurer Patsy Bally Secretary
Student Counc1lRepresentatlves Patsy Bally Roger Bally Doris Beal Freddxe Blank J C A b l
s erry ompton nna el e
Lancaster Eva Mxller Dorothy Ostrander Wesley Otto De ores Powell Dean Pryor Dwlght Ramsay Steven Rogers
Manta Sharp Rxchard Stryker Barbara Studebaker and Carl Victor
Mrs Emxly Mellon IS the supermtendents secretary
Mr. Gromer and Mr. Yetka help keep the school running
The senrors take the part of the leadmg roles 1n
all the shows Flfty four members are partlcxpants ln
all the shows In debate there are 2 semors In G1rl
Reserves the senlors represent 13 members H1 Y has
help cheer the 11 semor football boys and the 3 semor
basketball boys on to v1ctory
The class presented a successful play It had
several class partxes
The sponsors are Mr Jackson Mlss Akln and
Now the senlors are ready to play thexr rmportant
roles IH llfe
8 senior members. Eleven senior girls in the pep club
PATRICIA DEEN BALLY
EDISON WILLIAM HISE
CHESTER C. CUMMINGS
SHIRLEY RAE MARR
ROBERT LOUIS CRUMLEY
RUTH LAVON DEAL
DELORES ANN BARRON
IVAN LLOYD BLAKER
JERALD BURKELY COMPTON
TWYLIA NADINE DEXTER
DOROTHY LOUISE DURHAM
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RICHARD EUGENE FISCUS
WILLIAM SCOTT FOSTER
,IEANE LOUISE GILSON
JERRY ARTHUR GLASS
JAMES HARLAN ODELI.
OPAL FAYE PARKER
EARL DAVID MCCLUSKEY
CLYDE LAWRENCE NOYCE
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JAMES EDWARD PRANGE
DWIGHT TIMMONS RAMSAY
JOHN A SANBORN
RICHARD DAYTON SMITH
CHARLES RUSSELL SPOHN
JERRY RANDALL PETTY
PHYLLIS ANITA PIPPIN
LILLIAN LAURINE PORTER
WARREN DALE ROWE
MARGARET JOAN RUSSELL
DONALD RAY STEWART
DORIS JEAN STRIEGEL
RICHARD PARK STRYKER
DELORES JUNE ROBERTSON
REX ALEXANDER THOMAS
CARL FRED VICTOR JR
CLEO PAULINE WESCOT'I
RICHARD JOHN TODD
ROMA DONNA WESTHOFF
BETTY IUCILLE WOODS
MARY LOU WORDEN
MARY LOU WRIGHT
MARTHA LOUISE WYCKOFF
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In the realm of Fredonia High dwell the doubles for the
leading role known to you as the juniors. The junior class has a
membership of 76. They are well represented in all the school
organizations. The class play presented on the 4th and Sth of
November was under the direction of Miss Lela Adamson. Three
of the school cheerleaders are from the junior class The juniors
under the supervision of the sponsors Miss Yung Mr Edwards
and Mr justice have supported everything with pep good sports
manship and plenty of enthusiasm which have kept the show
Officers Don Carr President Steven Rogers Student Council Marilyn
Sharp Treasurer Pat Blanks Vice President Katherine Bauresfleld Secretary
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Top row Ie-It to right Joyce Duck
worth Lee Donohue Goldie Lee De
laney Russell Erbe
Bottom row Ronald Eldredge Joe
Donohue jerry Devins Frances
Top row Ielt to right Anna Adams
Richard Chichester Albert Cheewer
Botrom row Keith Brunl-cer Pat
Blanks Don Cirr Kathryn Bauersfeld
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Top row left to right: Pauline Green
Shirley Gilson joe Florez. jean Glass.
Bottom row: Claudine Greer. Clyde
Fink. Peggy Gilstrap, George Fiscus,
Top row Ie-It to right Roberta Helm
lmger Gene Hollmgsworth Corrme
Honeyman Frances Horme
Bottom row Frank Hash Don Hall
Rxchard Harrxs jack Hash
Top row left to right ROSBIIS O Brlen
Ierry Ogden Marllyn Moore W slcy
Otto Verha Powell
Bottom row Douglas Osburn James
Powers Dean Mordy Melvm Petty
Top row Ielt to nght Barbara Ken
smger Howard james Bonme Mae
Bottom row Eva Jeanne Mlller Lee
Kmg Bruce McPherson Peggy Mc
Top row loft to nght Marlene Smnth
Pat Shxelds Dot Shxelds Betty Smlth
Bottom row Dwane Spohn Garold
Spoon Tom Sxmon jack Smxth,
The sophomores played the mmor parts rn the SHOW
BOAT Seventy two sophomores enrolled last fall and they
have played a part m all of the SHOWBOATS varxous shows
They have had one class party Thexr sponsors were Mr Ed
wards Mlss Anderson and Mr Folles They are lookmg for
ward to the tlme when they w1ll play the leadmg roles
Class Offrcers Top row left to right Treasurer Bxllxe Loflm Presxdent
Bobby Spohn Secretary Joan Baker Bottom row Ielt to right Student
Councll Member Annabelle Lancaster Treasurer Twyla Sue Cox
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Roberta ChlCh6SfCf Alberta Chxches
ter john Coddlngton
Bottom row Twyla bue Cox Don
Cox Marlene Bradley Bruce Dan
nels Ruth Ann Boyle
Top row left to right Nelson Burt
Sherrxll Blxss Robert Brady Betty
Bottom row Ioan Baker Royce Chaf
fm Shirley Atherton Eugene Brady
Top row left to right Russell Esluck
Lols Cummmgs Orlm Dale Hall
Bottom row Dons Forrester hmmme
Harkness Mary Nell Evans Richard
Top row left to right Ellzabeth Kel
lv Hubert Harrxs Nona Hendry Ken
Bottom row Marvm Heaton Bonnle
Key Marlm Harms Mary Margaret
Top row left to right Bxllle D Pal
mer Roy M1tchell Delores Powell
Bottom row Donald Phxlpot Twyla
Io Parsons Buddy Reeves Evelyn
Top row left to right Delores Mur
ray Oren Lygrlsse Mary Lucllle
Bottom row Bnllne Lofhn Gordon
Henshall Annabelle Lancaster Aaron
Top row left to right Bob Shepherd
Barbara Studebaker Willard Shmn
Bottom row Mary Evelyn Tom Jack
Shmn Joyce Trimmell Bobby Spohn
Top row left to right Derrill Roe
Lenora Reynolds Arthur Rusk Nellie
Bottom row Ella Sissom Kenneth
Richardson Naomi Ramsay
Top row left to right: Patsy White
Bottom row: Ruth Whistler, Jimmy
Woods Jane Wright.
The freshmen acted as stage hands on thls SHOWBOAT
The class consisted of 82 members It entered In many outslde
aCt1VltlES Among these were the freshmen basketball team
whlrh was small but powerful Its members belong to the Pep
Club Band and were represented ln the Student Councll The
class sponsors are Mlss Orr Mr Pryor, and Mr Long
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Cook Pres1dent Ixmmy Funk Secretary Manta Sharp Student Councxl
Rep Roger Bally Treasurer
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Top row left
to rzght Dons Bussell
Emma Jean Doane,
Joey Fester Arthur
Alan Eshbaugh Judy
Top row, left to right: Roger Bally,
Freddie Blanks, Marion Chapman.
Bottom row: Melba Anderson, Hal
Chance, Doris Beal, Raymond Clai-
Top row left to nght Tommy Florez
Valdon Frye jxmmle Fink Rex
Bottom row Dlcky Lnlstrap Loxs
Hendry Gladys Harms Mary Ethel
Fugate Bllly Hlckox
Top row left to nght Vesta Kmgs
bury Herby Kerns Kenneth Hosler,
Vlrgmla Lou Howerton
Bottom row Shxrley Kmg Betty
Lannmg Roy Hosxer Carol june
McCluskey Betty Key
Top row Ielt to rxght Shrrley Os
burn Betty jean Myers, Dons Mxller
Bottom row Maunta Opperman
Lyle Dean Rrchardson Rex Prxce,
Donald Robertson Leoma Penny
Top row left to right john Mc
Brlde Thella Matney Irma Maxwell
Carol Mlllar john McAdams jr
Bottom row Byrl Lofhn Clarence
Pettyjohn Dean Parker Alfred Ogal
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jacquelme Smxth Frleda Simon
Tuttle Bxlly Tmdle Eleanor Rae
Top row left to right Jxmmxe Srmth
Wxlma Rxchards june Russell ack
Bottom row Melvin Sanborn Ed
mond Sanborn Robert Shue, Roy
Top row left to right Mary Trout
man Herman Victor Christine Wyck
off Charles Walters
Bottom row joan Woods Marxlyn
Txmmons Brlly Ward Donna Sum
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Bottom row, Lelt to rifhtz Orville Mc-
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tion, has done a splendid job and
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work. He is a freshman and his work
will be splendid for the annuals in
Top row, Left to right: Joe Dickens,
Bottom row, Left to right: David Wise,
Bertha Rusk. Frank Baker.
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Frr t mu If-fr to right Dorothy Ostrander Devotmnal Chanman Sherrxll Bhss Co Chaxrman of Socxal Committee Eva
Miller Secretary Patsy Bally Soc1al Chairman Phyllls Plppm Presldent
Second row lelt to nght Norma Glass Pubhcxty chanrman Fabxa Stover Musuc Chaxrman Shlrley Marr Program
cha1rman Marllyn Sharp Co chalrman of Program committee Betty Smith V1cePresldent and Chalrman of Member
Third row left to right Irene Akm Head Sponsor L1ll1an Porter Treasurer and Fmance Chairman Sbxrley Lyon Serv
:ce commxttee chaxrman Lela Adamson Asslstant sponsor
Seventeen senxors twenty fxve Jumors twenty one sophomores and thirty SIX freshmen make up
the membershxp of G1rl Reserves
The f1rst soclal event of the year was the Blg and Llttle Slster Party at whxch the upper class mem
bers were b1g slsters to the freshmen and the new gxrls Other events mcluded a Christmas Party a
Date Party a Mother Daughter Banquet whlch was followed by an xmpresslve Installatxon Servlce, and
the Senlor Farewell and Tea
Serv1ce projects 1ncluded sendmg get well cards and sympathy cards, sendmg a collectlon of used
Chnstmas cards to an orphanage and a collectlon of Sunday School papers to a negro mlssxon m Ar
kansas and supportmg a Dutch glrl under the Foster Parent Plan
The Gxrl Reserves had charge of an Easter Assembly and conducted weekly Lenten servlces wxth
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Frrst row left lu nght Lrllran Porter Dorothy Ruth Deal Roma Westhoff Nancy Fester Margaret Russell Shtrley Marr
Mary Lou Worden Phyllls Plppln
Second row left to right Betty Smxth Marrlyn Moore Dot Shlelds Betty Woods Martha Wyckoff Patsy Bally Ethel
Loulse Baker Eva Mxller Kathryn Bauersfeld Pat Blanks Barbara Kenslnger
Thlrd row lelt to right Margaret Powers Francis Doane Peggy Gllstrap Mary Clare Relph Marlene Smlth Fahra Stover
jean Glass Ioyce Duckworth Claudrne Greer Marilyn Sharp Shirley Lyon Corrlne Honeyman
First mv Ielt to nght lane Wright Inyce Trlmmel Annabelle Lancaster Sherrxll Blxss Dons Forester Ruth Whnstler
,Ioan Baker Blllle Loflm Barbara Studebaker Kelores Powell Mary Nell Evans Ruth Ann Boyle Twylla Cox
Second row left to right Flwaheth imlth Mary Troutman Donna Cook Maurxta Opperman Marmn Thnelenhaus
Shirley Atherton Mary Fxelyn Tom Norma Glass Ellzabeth Kelly Fredd1e Blanks Chrlstlne Wyckoff Marita Sharp
Third row lelt to right Lots Schroder Iune Russell loan Woods Eleanor Scott Carrol McCluskey Wilma Richards
Freda Slmon Lots Hendry lacquelme Smrth Marxlyn Tlmmons Jeanne Noyce Gladys Harms Vlrglma Howerton Dons
Fourth row left to right Bertha Rusk Colleen Lanmng Patrrcla Tuttle Shxrley Osburn Vesta Kmgsbury Donna Sum
mers Thema Matney Carrol Mxllar qlnrley Kxng Betty Myers Mary Ethel Fugate Dorls Beal Joey Fester Judy Fester
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wards The H1 Y part1c1pated wlth the Gnrl Reserves 1n the lenten servlces held each Wednesday morn
1ng at elght oclock They went to a Pre Conference meetmg at Plttsburg
J1m Glass and Wesley Otto represented Fredoma H1Y Youth and Government Program at
First rov Ieit to nght Arlm Richardson Richard Stryker Charles Foxles head sponsor Jrm Glass president Dwlghi
Ogden Dwane Spohn Don Carr
Second row left to right Russell Erbe Albert Cheever Bobby Tuttle jerry Compton Charles Walters Jumor McAdams
Jack Smxth Bruce McPherson jerry Devms Wesley Otto
Thzrd row left to right Dxcky Gxlstrap Herby Kerns jlmmy Fmk Bxll Wyckoff Melvm Pettyjohn Hal Chance Wayne
Strlegel Gene Hollmgsworth Dean Pryor Steven Rogers Chester Cummmgs
Fourth row Ieit to right Howard James Robert Crumley Ralph Wllson Junior Ferguson Clyde Funk Russell Esllck
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Back Row lelt to right Melvm Sanborn Eugene Brady Edmond Sanborn Raymond
Claxbourn Alan Eshbough Dean Parker Bud Rlley Byrl Dean Loflln xml,
Thrrd Row left to right Lew Yeoman Raymond Schmidt Lee Donahue Bud Maxwell PJ' 0
Robert Brady john Coddmgton Bruce Dannels Bull Ward Marvnn Chapman Kenneth 0,110
Second Row left to nght Marlin Harnes Don Woods jack Smxth Aaron Kung Clar T X 5
ence Pettyjohn Frank Baker Don Robertson Robert Shue Roy Thomas Charles X
Hendry jack Shmn
First Row left to nght Mr Noyce Fred Chlsham Ilmmy Harkness Rex Thomas
joe Donahue Paul Schmder jim Odell Carl Vlctor john Sanborn Howard james C UL
Alfred Ogle U J
The offlcers of FFA were Fred Chxsham presldent jim Harkness vlce presldent Rex
Thomas, secretary joe Donahue treasurer Warren Rowe reporter
They went on several Judgmg trxps to varlous c1t1es Chanute Erle and Parsons
December 4 1947 the FFA held a parent son Banquet ID the school cafeterla
Approxlmately 100 boys and lnstructors out of the Southeast Kansas DISITICY took part ln
e publlc speakmg contest here February 4 1948
A pest eradlcatlon contest was held among the class Jack Hash won flrst place wlth Bud
Maxwell ln second place and Don Woods ln thlrd place Altogether there were more than
5 000 pests kllled Thls contest was held through the months of December and january
A skatmg party was held by thls orgamzatlon as one of thelr soclal events
The purpose of the Future Farmers IS to create mterest and frlendshxp among each and
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Right row Wesley Otto
Doris Forrester Jim
Resolved That the federal government should require arbitratlon of labor disputes in all b3SlC Amer
ican industries The debaters attended three tournaments in add1t1on to the annual debate institute at
Kansas University They debated at Pittsburg Coffeyv1lle and the district tournament The team which
represented Fredonia in the district is Affirmative Betty Smith and Lillian Porter Negative, Wesley
Otto and Pat Blanks
Debaters m action are left to right jim
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There were 58 girls in pep club this year The cheerleaders
are as follows Kathryn Bauersfeld Patsy Bally Pat Blanks and
Barbara Kensinger These cheerleaders led the cheering at the
first team games Margaret Russell and Shirley Marr were elected
as cheerleaders of the second team games They were also sub
stitutes for first team cheerleaders in case of absence
Mrs Geraldine Edwards sponsored the 1947 1948 pep club
Cheerleaders left to right Barbara Kensinger Kathryn Bauersfeld Patsy Bally and Pat Blanks
Pep Club First row left to right Betty Smith Marilyn Moore Joyce Duckworth Marilyn Sharp Nancy Fester Shirle
Marr Margaret Russell Cleo Wescott Mary Lou Worden Twylia Dexter Lillian Porter Donna Cook Twylia Cox Gladys
Second row left to right Mary Nell Evans jean Class Ruth Whistler June Russell joey Fester Lois Schroder Ioyce
ary ve yn om rs
Third row left to right Elizabeth Smith Wilma Richards Billie Loflin Annabelle Lancaster Norma Glass Elizabeth
Kelly joan Baker Nell Sh M
ie ay arlene Smith Mary Clare elph Peggy Cvilstrap Margaret Powers Sherrill Bliss
Chrnstine Wvckoff Judy Fester
Fourth row left to right Virginia Howerton Shirley King Nadine Erbe Doris Miller M T
ary routman Carol Miller Roma
Westhoff Dorothy Ostrander Shirley Lyon Corrine Honeyman Martha Wyckoff
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rimmel, Marilyn Timmons, Jacqueline Smith, joan! Woods, Leonia' Penny, Eleanior Stott, M i E l T ,i M ..
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Nancy Fester, Mr. Wallace, Carmen Gonzalez, Peggy McDonald, Theda
Back Row, left to right: Arlin Richardson, David Monnich, Dean Mordy.
Martha Wyckoff, Lillian Porter.
Amid the roar of the printing press at the Herald office and the sound of footsteps be-
tween the classroom and the journalism office the Reflector and the Yellowjacket were pub-
lished by the journalism class. The paper was published bi-weekly and exchanged with many
schools as well as being circulated to about 300 people.
The same people worked on both publication-s with various tasks being assigned to each
member to give him a working knowledge ofthe journalistic business.
Working on the annual at the time this picture was snapped are Ielt to
right: Arlin Richardson, Carmen Gonzales, Cleo Wescott, Robert Crumley,
Mary Lou Worden, Lillian Porter.
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Flutes Fabla Stover Donna Summers Dons Beal Bassoon Dean Mordy Clarinet Phyllxs Prppm Ethel
Louxse Baker Claudlne Greer Don Carr Twylna Parsons Jeanne Noyce Theda Chrlcote Emma jean Doane
Delores Powell Manta Sharp Rosahe OBrien Alto Clarmet Vesta Kingsbury Bass Clarinet Naomi
Ramsay Alto Saxophone-Irma Maxwell Tenor Saxophone-Blllle Palmer Baritone Saxophone+Don Wil
son Horns Evelyn Parks Maurlta Opperman Nona Hendry jane Wrlght Peggy McDonald Comets Clyde
Fmk Dwane Spohn jim Woods jumor McAdam Patty Tuttle
Drum Majorette-Phyllis Plppxn
Twrrlers jane Wnght Maurlta Opperman Peggy McDonald Theda
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Miller, Richard Chichester, Rosalie O'Brien, Clyde Fink and
Members of the Chorus are: First Row-left to rightl Donna Summers Mary Evelyn Tom, Mary Troutman,
Maurita Opperman, Joyce Trimmell, Donna Cook, Bobby Tuttle, junior McAdam, Clyde Noyce, Lee King, Cotty
Bauersfeld, Mary Relph, Freddie Blanks, Doris Miller, Betty Myers.
Second Row: Shirley Atherton, Shirley King, Carmen Gonzalez, Joan Woods, Alberta Chichester, Jane Wright,
Jean Gilson, Shirley Gilson, Donald Woods, Arlin Richardson, Richard Todd, Roy Mitchell, Roberta Chichester,
Doris Bussell, Carol McCluskey, Wilma Richards, Thelia Matney.
Third Row: Fabia Stover, Ethel Louise Baker, Annabelle Lancaster, june Russell, Marilyn Timmons, Martha Wyckoff,
Marilyn Moore, Ralph Prichard, jimmy Woods, Bill Hise, Herman Victor, Russell Eslick, Valdon Frye, Marion
Chapman, Margaret Powers, Shirley Osburn, Marlene Bradley, Corrine Honeyman, Bertha Rusk, Delores Murray.
The boys sports are one of the mam features xn the
athletlc show Many boys from all four classes partlclpated m
football basketball and track There are several three letter
men who have part1c1pated ln all three sports
Fredoma one of the outstanding schools for good sports
manshlp has gone to the state tournament for the last scvcn
Mr Long IS the football and basketball coach The track
coach IS Mr Pryor
The Fredonia High gchool turned out an outstandmg football team thls year that was undefeated
took fxrst place m the Trx Valley League beat Iola who took fxrst place m the Southeast Kansas league
Here you see a pncture of the Fredoma and Neodesha teams taken on Thanksgwmg Day durmg
the Thanl sglvmg game Fredonla has Just made a touchdown and Pryor IS attemptmg the extra pomt
If you look close you can see that the ball has just left the ground
It was a nxce day and a crowd of about 4000 attended the game
of AA Schools, defeated Caney who took first place in the Blackjack League, and rated eleventh in
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B Hxse and D Ramsay d d
Second row D Spohn C Vxctor B Wyckoff J Prange J Coompton J Powers D Smith C Stephens J JOY an an
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Thrrd row Coach Long A Rxchardson G Henshall J Ferguson C Maxwell D Hall J Ogden C Noyce and OSC
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First Row, left to right: G. Henshall, O. Lygrisse, J. Prange, K. Richardson, C. Stephens R Stryker D Carr
W. Striegel, B. Foster and D. Philpot.
Second Row: J. Ogden, Coach Long, B. Spohn, R. Wilson, N. Burt, D. Roe, F. Chisham D Spohn J Devins
J. Jordan, Coach Pryor, and G. Hollingsworth.
First Row, left to right: H. Kerns, K. Hosier, Coach Jackson, R. Hosier, J. Fink B Tuttle
Second Row: C. Pettyjohn,
H. Victor, A. Eshbaugh, J. Ferguson and R. Bally
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boys, Oren Lygrisse, jim Prange, Richard Stryker,
Kenneth Richardson. and Dean Pryor.
The three track coaches were
Kendall jackson, freshman
coach Cecll Pryor, hlgh school
coach, Roy Long assistant coach
These men are responslble for
the trammg that turned out two
good track teams
Back Row left ro rzght R Esllck B Wyckoff G Hollingsworth O Lygrlsse H james D Ramsay A Rlrhard
son C Stephens B Maxwell B Spohn M Pettyjohn A Kxng
Middle Row Ie!! to nght A Rusk J Compton j Odell B Rlley J Prange D Smxth B Foster R Stryker
F Chrsham D Pryor G Fxscus L Kxng D Monnxch
Front Row left ro nght J Smith J Powers C Noyce J Ferguson D Spohn K Richardson N Burt E Fnscus
IDevms D Woods R Wllson
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Back Row, Ielt to right: Frank Baker Dean Pirker Ke nneth HOSIEF Alan Esh
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Sanborn Hal Chance.
Girls' Sports are a very important part of the athletic show.
Mrs. Edwards is the instructor of all the phases of girls' sports. There
are five classes of Physical Education. From these classes there were
four basketball teams chosen. Intramurals were held. They presented
an assembly for the entire student body. In this assembly the junior
and Senior girls tied the Freshmen and Sophomore teams in an
exciting game of basketball. Nearly all the girls in the school par-
ticipated in this show.
G R Brg and Llttle Srster party
Iola football game-there
Independence football game there
Hr Y gym nrght
Student Councrl rnauguratron
Emporia State Tests
Gram judging at Chanutr.
Yates Center football game thcre
Senror class party
F F A meetrng
Eureka football game here
Cherryvale football game there
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Yates Center football game here
Burlrngton football game here
Neodesha football game here
All School Hallowe en party
Band trrp to Neodesha
Independence football game-here
Sophomore gym nrght
Garnett football game-here
Neodesha football game there
G R publrcrty party
Neodesha football game- here
Fmal day of football season
Glee Club Assembly
F F A skatrng party
All school party
Band to Prttsburgh
Debate tournament at Coffeyvrlle
Iola basketball game there
5 Vacatron ended
6 Independence basketball grunt here
7 Teachers meetrng
Burlrngton ha ketball gamefthere
Humboldt basketball game there
Humboldt basketball game here
Freshman Coffeyvrlle basketball game there
Yates Center basketball game there
Freshman Neodesha basketball game here
F F A skatrng party
Neodesha basketball game here
Freshman Cherryvale basketball game tlrcre
Speakrng contest at Garnett
Garnett basketball game there
Burlrngton basketball game here
Freshman Chanute basketball game here
F F A Publrc speakrng contest
F F A Publrc basketball tournament
K U Tests
Chanute basketball game here
Parsons East Freshman basketball game there
Yates Center basketball game-here
All school party
Humboldt freshman basketball game there
Neodesha basketball game there
Neodesha freshman basketball game there
Eureka basketball game here
Cherryvale basketball game there
Garnett basketball game there
F F A party
End of REHIOUSI tournament
4 H festrval
Junror class party
Coffeyvrlle track meet
Neodesha Dual track
K U Relays
League track and frelcl meet at Eureka
Junror Senror Prom
Reglonal track and
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frelrl meets at Eureka
freld meet at Eureka
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one of the outstandmg ones and has done lts part
m makmg the FHS Showboats 1948 season a suc
cess There were three all school partles the jumor
play the Semor play several dramatlcs plays the
Chrlstmas pageant and a new course m Drxvmg
Many other partles and weekly assembly pro
grams have been presented by the varlous classes
and orgamzatxons Among these have been the pep
club assembhes the journahsm assembly the boys
and gxrls gym assembhes the Thanksgxvmg assembly
and other worthwhlle assembly programs
The plcture at the left shows stu
dents partrcrpatmg ln the presentatlon
of the contest one act play Dark
Wmd by Evelyn Nevenburg
The contest recelved a superlor
ratmg at the Trl Valley One Act Fes
trval presented at Cherryvale on
Those rn the play are as fol
lows Betty Smxth Kathryn Bauers
feld Barbara Kenslnger, and Chet
Mxss Lela Adamson dlrected the
The Junior Class presented a three act play entltled One Wxld Nxght by Guernsey Le Pelley
and dxrected by Mrss Lela Adamson on Tuesday November 4 and Wednesday November 5 The cast
consisted of the following Standing left to right Jean Glass Jerry Jordan Roberta Helmlmger Joyce
Duckworth jerry Devms Barbara Kensmger Pat Blanks Marllyn Moore Don Carr Dean Pryor
Seated left to right Wesley Otto Mary Relph Betty Smxth Kathryn Bauersfeld and Steven Rogers
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The mystery comedy Are You Mr Butterworth was a Row Peterson play wrltten by
Felxcla Metcalfe and presented by the senlor class It made its debut on March 31
The mystery centered on who stole the salesman Bashmskys jewels and who was Mr
The characters were as follows Dan Meredlth desk clerk QDw1ght Ramsayj Tommy
bellhop Cjerry Comptonj Kat elevator operator Ethel Louxse Bakerj Mrs Benson wxfe
of hotel manager CDorothy Ostranderj Bill Mack MCGIHUIS house detectlve QChet Cum
mmgsj Vlrglnla Blalr waxtress CTwyl1a Dexterj Mlss Arabella Van Cleve A guest IH the
hotel CL1lhan Porterj Leon Bashmsky Jewelry salesman QJ1m Glassj Helen Worth CPatsy
Ballyj Qylvla DeLaney show glrl CMary Lou Wordenj Katrmka Hoden scrub woman
Mary Lou Wflghtb Mr Butterworth QArlm Rlchardsonj Telegraph Boy QClyde NoyceQ
Mxss Lela Adamson dlrected the play which was quite a success
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Candldates for Klng and Queen of Hear ts by Classes were as follows Semor Loxs
Cook Robert Crumley Jumor Fabma Stover CQueenj Claude Stephens Sophomore El
lzabeth Kelly Oren Lygrlsse CKmgj Freshman Manta Sharp Herman Vlctor The can
dldates who won were crowned by Steven Rogers The other cand1dates were the attendants
Followlng the coronatlon the group jomed 1n danclng and plng pong Refreshments were
served and a play followed presented by the Student Councll entltled When the Roll Is Called
Up Yonder wrltten and dlrected by Dean Pryor and Steven Rogers The characters were St
Peter portrayed by Snr J Reginald Carr Rastus by Anthony Quenton Van Spohn Llzzy Ann
by the brench actress Pamela De La Blanks Amos by Oswald Rodney Stalls Mordy and the
well known make up artnst Ingrmd Kensmger was there also Plctured left to rlght are Rastus
St Peter Lxzzy Ann and Amos
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Oren Lygrxsse Sophomore was
elected Kmg of Hearts at the All School
Valentme Party with Fabla Stover
jumor elected Queen of Hearts They
were elected by the entlre school
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The fourteenth annual Christmas pageant which
consists of six realistic scenes was presented Thursday
Eve-ning, December 18. This pageant which required
700 persons to produce the religious service. The
first scene shows the Angel Gabriel informing Mary
of jesus' birth to come. The second scene takes place
at the Inn, with the Inn Keeper turning people away
from the crowded Inn. The third scene is the shep-
herds and the boy on the hillside receiving the good
tidings. The fourth scene takes place in King Herod's
court with the dancers, then the Wise Men bring
the news of jesus' birth to King Herod. The fifth
scene is the angel chorus with a background of
clouds. The sixth scene takes place at the birth place
of the Baby jesus in the stable,
Mary was portrayed by Betty
, Smith, joseph by Wayne Striegelg
Angel Gabriel by Mary Lou Worden,
Shepherds by Carl Victor, Don Carr,
Dwight Ramsay, jim Glass, The Inn
Keeper by Wesley Otto. The people
at the Inn by Bill Wyckoff, Jerry
Petty, Raymond Schmidt, Don Stew-
art, Marilyn Sharp, Opal Parker,
Nancy Fester, Shirley Lyon, Ruth
get Bally, Colleen Lanning, John
Deal, Frank Hash, joe Donahue, Ro-
Superintendent Herbert F. Wilson was the
general director of the production. Mrs. Cora Ditto
was his assistant. Miss Lela Adamson was in charge
of the speaking parts.
Music was furnished by both of the grade
schools, Lincoln and Mound. The Lincoln Junior
High and the Senior High also presented many
beautiful musical numbers. Miss Anderson and Mr.
Justice were in charge of the music.
Mr. Charles Foiles was in charge of the lights.
Mr. Grommer, Mr. Yetka, and Mr. Carroll aided
in changing the scenery.
With the aid of all these people this show was
King Herod was portrayed by
Richard Strykerg Dancers by Delores
Barron, Lillian Porter, Lois Cook,
Barbara Kensinger, Norma Glass, Lois
Cummings, Pat Blanks, Mary Lou
Wright. The scribe was by Oren Ly-
grisseg the herald by Steven Rogers.
Wise Men by Dean Pryor, Bill Foster,
Chet Cummings. The king's atten-
dants portrayed by Tom Florenz, Joe
Dickens. The announcer for the pa-
geant was Dorothy Ostrander.
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A new Chevrolet sedan was presented to the school by Duckworth
Motor Company This dual control car lS used to teach sportsmanlxke
dflVlng to the Senlors
There are three xnstructors Mr Charles Forles Mr Lloyd Edwards
and Mrs Lloyd Edwards
The students have actual study behmd the wheel as well as classroom
work The tests that are gxven upon completxon of the course are r1g1d
and when the certlflcates are presented to the Students they have become
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Every show has xts fmancxal backers and the Fredoma Hxgh School Showboat IS for
tunate m havmg the fme cooperatxon of the Fredoma merchants ln backmg It m lts school
functlons and 3CtlV1tl8S The students are proud of the1r support and wish to thank them
for the fme sp1r1t m whxch they have cooperated wlth the school The students may not thank
the merchants mdlvldually but they do appreclate the mterest they show ln school affalrs
Stop IH at the CITY DRUG STORE for the
pause that refreshes Youll also llke lts varxety of
short orders Its a popular meetxng place
The MODERN MISS SI-IOPPE specxalxies ln
styles fox the teen agcr Youll like nts wldc assort
ment Shown ln the plcture are Miss joan Hutton
Have your cleaning pressing and altering done
at BEST CLEANERS Youll like nts good serv1ce
and frxendly attltunlg toward every customer
The FREDONIA DAILY HERALD ns a paper
whlch everyone reads The Herald has a smcere m
terest m the Fredoma schools and helps to estahllsh
thxs mterest throughout the Community
and Mrs. Betty Cook who are the Co-owners of this
Be sure to trade at C 85 W FURNITURE AND
APPLIANCES for Westmghouse automatu: washers
refrlgeratcrs laundry mats ranges and all small ap
phances You ll l1lte the friendly servxce here
You ll llke the frlendly servlce and quality mer
Stop ln and look over 1ts merchandise
Try the dellclous hamburgers french fries and
other short orders at RAYS LUNCH Taste for
yourself how good they are
The SWARTZ CLOTHING STORE offers a
complete lme of mens clothmg It is noted for its
hugh quallty merchandise
chandise you find at the FIRESTONE STORE.
The marching band picture is sponsored by
the STAFFORD SHOE STORE which has a
wide variety and offers you friendly service.
For good food and service eat at the HORSE
SHOE CAFE Also make appointments to hold
clubs and parties in the new Horseshoe Party
You are assured of quality merchandise when you
buy at the WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE
STORE This is one of the leading business places
of the town
The first NATIONAL BANK of Fredonia Kansas
is one of the enterprising business establishments
Exec V Pres I M Fink Vice Pres E L Hollis
Cashier W W Stover
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in this town. The officers are: Pres., T. C. Babbg
The BURKE PRINTING COMPANY is one
of the most enterprising businesses in Fredonia. It
gives satisfactory service to all its customers.
Buy your groceries at WEST AND OHLER
FOOD MARKET They offer a w1de varlety of high
The STATE BANK OF FREDONIA is one
of the fine backers of our showboat They recently
moved into a different building which IS shown in
'Ihe FORD MOTOR COMPANY offers this
mg, lmusmcss is owned by Cv A Baker
county a complete line of Forcl cars. This enterpris- -
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The O A SELL GREAT WESTERN PAINT
STORE offers you 1 selettlon of pamt and wall
paper When remodelmg th at room stop ln here and
look over thelr sclectlon
DON R SMITH DRY GOODS STORE cel
ebrated its thxrtleth mmvc-rs ily on J mu ary 18th
It has d fme record of h avmg hlgh qu allty plece goods
,mtl ludlcs rc ldy to wt u lllLllllllll1l'50
The REXALL DRUG STORE offers you a
complete line of drugs, cosmetics, 'mrl a selection of
gifts. You'1l enjoy its fountum service. It is owned
by M. M. ROl7b1l1S.
The DUCKWORTH MOTOR COMPANY has
offered this county satisfactory service for twenty
years in the line of Chevrolet cars. Louts Duckworth
and C. R. Duckworth are the present co-owners.
Send your clothes to be laundered and drv
cleaned to the FREDONIA LAUNDERERS and
DRY CLEANERS Shown IIT the puture IS the
new home plant ln Independence Kansas of thls
The KANSAN and STRAND THEATERS
provlde the c1t1zens of Fredonla wlth a wholesome
and enjoyable form of recreatlon They show the
fmest rn movxe entertamment
Stop ID at the J C PENNY STORE and
look over 1ts merchandxse Here you wxll fmd
frlendly and dependable servlce
Trade at the FREDONIA IMPLEMENT
STORE for Internatlonal McCorm1ck Deermg
trucks tractors farm and daxry equlpment home
freezers and refrlgerators or factory duplxcate
parts for f1ne service
You are sure to fmd Just what you want at
THOMAS JEWELERS from their lme of Gruen
Hamllton Elgm and Parker watches They are
an authorlzed dealer of the L G Balfour C0
makers of school rmgs
Have your plcture taken at CANTRALLS
STUDIO Youll lxke the good Job that IS done
there Thxs studlo took the faculty and semor
plctures for the annual
Thls school IS fortunate m havmg the depend
able servlce of the PEPSI COLA BOTTLING
Company m Neodesha Kansas
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