Fort Atkinson High School - Tchogeerrah Yearbook (Fort Atkinson, WI)

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- 1, J . ' A -.if 7!w7 PUBLISHED BY THE CLASS OF 1938 FORT ATKINSON, WIS. Walume XX! SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Page Four EMERY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Sahaal Baan! Director ...... ...... L . I. Jeffords Treasurer .... ..... E dwin Hedberg Clerk .,,,, ............,..........,.,..........,....,............................ E rnest R. Klassy Harry Hoffman, Edward Jones Superintendent .... ........................................................ .... F . C. Bray It is the function of our Board of Education to employ a Superintendent of Schools and cofoperate with him in securing teachers and other employees to properly conduct adequate schools in the community. The Board of Education should act as a policyfforming body rather than 1n an executive capacity. The Board should adopt a general course of procedure and place its execution directly in the hands of the Superintendent of Schools. The Board should see to it that workable poli- cies are carried out by the Superintendent. It behooves parents to cofoperate with the teachers, especially in problems involving ques' tions of discipline. The Board should choose school executives and teachers with the utmost care and then back them to the limit during their tenure of office. L. Ieffords, Pres. Board of Education. Page Five This Tree Is Dedicated To The SOLDIERS and SAILORS WHO DIED in the WORLD WAR They died that freedom might not perish from the earth EDWIN FROMAD-ER HENRY HEESE WARREN LONGLEY WALTER RICHARDS ARTHUR SAUER EDWIN BALDWIN WARNER BOETTCHER GUY BLACK WILBUR CONVERSE PAUL FLORIN Bequeathed in perpetuity to the members of each Senior Class of the High School who will preserve and care for it and thus keep green its branches in memory of these true sons of the republic Who nurtured the tree of liberty with their blood. Page Six l To MISS BERTHA SEWARD, who, with her pracf tical knowledge and quiet ways as class adviser, has guided us through our three years in high school, we, the class of '38, appreciatively dedicate our year book. Page Seven Page Eight AIDA C, LARS EN MISS LARSEN is a favorite, y0u'll agree, She teaches us our history, The Forum Club each Tuesday night Is led by her, to our delight. LUCILLE MCKEAND For lots of pep and lots of fun MISS MCKEAND is just the one. To teach Sociology is her aim, With English and Algebra it's the same. LAURA GRAPER These foreign tongues would never reach us, Without MISS GRAPER here to teach us, And when somebody pulls a pun, We find she sure is lots of fun. ERNEST E. HOLMBERG Debate, forensics, history too, E. E. HOLMBERG, we do mean you! How you do it all, we don't know, But you do, now ain't that so? ' LOUISE CONVERSE She teaches English with the greatest of ease Likewise the class play and "to speak louder please." Her diction is perfect, though some' times terse, We like her a lot, for she's MISS CONVERSE. RITA L. LEINFELDER To teach Bookkeeping, that's why she came, MISS RITA LEINFELDER is her name. She always has a ready smile, She's all right, all the while. BERTHA H. SEWARD MISS SEWARD teaches us to type And most briefly how to write. As adviser of the Senior Class Over her none can surpass. LAURA M. WAGNER To break the habit of speaking fast MISS WAGNER finds quite a task. This year she's sure been on the run, With Math. and Annual to be done. HAZEL A. ASLAKSON MISS ASLAKSON came here last fall, An English teacher for us all. Speech and usage, "comp" and lore, And then the Annual to struggle o'er. FRANK C. BRAY SUPERINTENDENT F. C. BRAY He's the man we all obey. "Hurry now, hurry or you'll be late," That's what he shouts at halffpast eight. Page Nine Page Ten OSCAR E. BIENFANG The Sophomores in algebra's realm, Like it when they've at the helm - MR. BIENFANG, with all his Vim. We'd lose a lot, if we lost him. STUART ANHALT MR. ANHALT warns "Keep in line! That's it boys, you're doing fine." He starts them off with 1, 2, 3, 43 The band then plays as ne'er before. EVA F. HAGEMANN MRS. HAGEMANN'S special art ls music and she does im art , P To us all knowledge wise and true, So that our singing will please you. MAYBELL CORNISH KREBS - "Sew your seams straightg put in enough salt, If it doesn't look or taste good, that's your fault. l've told you often, now use your heads I can't do much more," says MRS. KREBS. IRENE W. BOESE From Chemistry Lab to Cooking I From carbon dioxide to a hot cross bun, First rate in Biology in every case. She's the one, MISS IRENE BOESE. NORMAN O. ECKLEY Down in Ag. at Junior High MR. ECKLEY you will spy. He teaches farmer boys just how To plant the corn and milk the cow. ARTHUR FREUDENBERG COACH FREUDENBERG showed them how To run up scores without a row, And when they followed this good rule They won the championship for our school. IOHANNA CLARK Good things come in small lots, they say, And MRS. CLARK is just that way. Her greatest aim is to keep us healthy, For such an asset makes us wealthy. hat?" EDNA NORTHEY It's EDNA this and EDNA that From "Take a letter" to "Where's She's kept busy all the day By Mr. Beach and Mr. Bray. RAY F. BEACH Next in line As a Physics As Principal, X Over all the is MR. BEACH. teacher, he's a peach, he rules supreme school routine. Page Eleven mY Page Twelve RUTH E. JENKS In Citizenship class it sure is nice To have MISS JENKS' good advice. The "Scribbler," too, she oversees And does it neatly, if you please! ARTHUR H. SUNDT He teaches the boys to work with wood, At other things he's also good. He helps to keep the team in trim, It's MR. SUNDT, we all know him! BESSIE MCCOMB Rather happyfgo-lucky is MISS MC' COMB, In arithmetic she's very well known, She leads us in games of most any kind, She's one of the best teachers you can find. GRACE BOCK Many English classes keep her afworkf mg, Around her no one seems to be shirkf ing. Prompt in time and true to cause MISS BOCK'S well likedg well, just GLADYS BERGHOLZ Needlecraft is her special club For her thoroughness, there is no subg History and Geography form an al' liance, For her-MISS BERGHOLZ-Social Science. because. ARMETA FREY Another new teacher is MISS FREY, She's not "Crisco" but she's "Spry." She leads the girls with lots of vim In G. A. A. and their work in gym. FERN FROHMADER MISS FROHMADER teaches English I And Hnds Dramatics lots of fun. She leads the singing each Wednesday night And advises the Freshmen to go af right. A. SHIRLEY YOUNG No place has whispering in her classes, Before her eye no mischief passes. In Junior Business her praises are sung For she's a good teacher, MISS SHIR' LEY YOUNG. VIRGINIA JOHNSON She teaches them to paint and draw Many a picture without a flaw. Teaching the girls tap and ballet MISS JOI'INSON'S busy all the day. LOUIS C. LEAK To the Junior High we now will go, The Principal there we're glad to know. In science he displays technique Don't you recognize MR. LEAK? Page Thirteen O. Bienfang, L. Wagner, M. Ludeman, E. Northey I. Boese, Mr. Bray, L. McKeand In Appreciation To Supt. F. C. Bray In the spring of 1922 Mr. Bray held his first commencement in Fort Atkinson High School. Then sixty-nine graduates received their diplomas. This year, we, numbering one hundred and five, help to make this his seventeenth commencement. On behalf of the class, we wish to ex' press our appreciation to him as a teacher, a wise counselor, and a loyal friend. His long term of service here is a record of achievement that in itself should bring inspiration to those with whom he has worked. Our school is justly proud of the fact that Mr. Bray's abilities and accomplishments have won for him the presidency of the Southern Wisconsin Teachers Association. The wide circle of friends with whom he has worked in the state these many years have helped to bring this honor to him. Last but not least of his accomplishments is the one of which he frequently boasts. Six of his former students are now cofworkers with him. Oscar Bienfang, Laura Wagner, and Irene Boese were among those who greeted him as students when he arrived, Lucille McKeand, Edna Northey, and Mary Ludeman followed laterg these six with the other teachers are listed among the "tried and true" of his faculty and ofHce staff. Has any other school such a record? Page Fourteen Woaewaacf , , , Words form an inadequate picture to the eye, and so the class of " 'ESM in compiling our volume of the "Tchogeerrah" have tried through words and snapshots to review the events of the past year. If, in the eyes of our readers, we have done this, we shall feel that we have succeeded in our task. Page Fifteen Nw an Page Sixteen Editorfinfehief ......... Assistant Editor ..... Business Manager ,awmi sary Dorothy' Schloesser .....Betty McKoane ..........Joe Urban Assistant .,... ......... R obert Zenk Art Editor .......... ........... ....... ....... .........,....................... R o b e rt Feller Assistant ..... .............,,.,..,...,................,..,,....,...........,.......... D oris Knoerr Athletics ....... .,....... R obert Feller fFootballj, John Kammer QBasketballj Organizations ...... ...,.s..........,,. .......... J ames Tuttle, Barbara Hagemann Calendar ,..... .,..,.. M aryann Kelley, Joyce I-Iinkel Literary ....,.,. Social ......... jokes .,........ .......Ellen Jean Ward, Dorothy Bieck .......Warren Parker, Dorothy Wilcox .........Char1es Udey, Shirley Case Snapshots ..... .........,..............,.......,.................................... D orothy West Typists ..................,...., ......,,.. V irginia Lezotte, Josephine Hanson, Lucile Marshall junior Representatives , ..,..,..... Fern Hack, Katherine Mepham, Mary Bradley Sophomore Representatives Ireene Rumary, Jeanette Tamblingson, Marie Livingston, George Pfelferkorn Freshman Representatives Betty Mae Zeugner, Mary Jane Case, Douglas Anderson, Garth Godfrey Advisers ..,....,.........................., ...,.....,......,.....,..,. .......... M i ss Wagner, Miss Aslakson Page Seventeen Page Eighteen FADED VISIONS: Although memories may fade, And remembrance may grow dim, Still my thoughts of you, dear classmate, Shall never, never end. Your love is a precious treasureg Your smile has made me gladg Your sympathy is my greatest pleasure. In fact, you're the grandest pal I've had. When the midnight of life draws near And you look back to this high school year, May you remember our friendship, As a treasure to hold most dear. When the sunset of life approaches And the stream of life flows slow, May you look upon your school days, As a morn of brilliant glow. EMOGENE HAFERMAN Jcffjdfify 1QceBm4 Sm: Rm Jm5,f P 'l6f1?5PwA?f?fWM.b Su Yfaff ZVAMJ geniafzd. CLASS MOTTO The Past Forever Gone, the Future Still Our Own Class Colors . . . Blue and White Class Flower . . . Red Rose Class History The Senior class of '38 started out on its High School journey with President Willard Pitzner, Vicefpresident Shirley Case, and Secretaryffreasurer Bob Johnson as our officers. Ruby Stearns was the advisor for 193 5 . E Ivliss Seward took Miss Stearns' place as advisor for the next three years. Willard Pitzner was refelected president for our Sophomore year, Marjorie Fisher was chosen for vicefpresident, and Joseph Urban for secretaryftreasurer. Our class was well represented on the debate team in 1936 by Bob Zenk, Jean Ward, and Joseph Urban. On April 24 Carl Trieloif and Joyce Kuenzi were crowned king and queen of the 1936 prom at the Sophomore prefprom. The Junior class elected Robert Feller, Willard Pitzner, and Joseph Urban for its leaders. The main event was the junior prom, of course. Frank Gshwandtner and Shirley Case were the cofchairmen of the prom committee and Willard Pitzner, as king,' chose Barbara Hagemann for the queen. Our class played an important part on the athletic and debate teams in 1937. For our last and most important year, the class of '38 refelected the oflicers of the preceding year. Cofcaptains Dean Helwig and Frank Gshwandtner under Coach Freudenberg led the Fort Cardinals through another successful football sea' son. Captain Willard Pitzner did the same for the basketball team. Preparations for the annual started in full swing with Dorothy Schloesser as editorfinfchief and Betty McKoane as assistant" editor. We decided to make our graduation more im- pressive by wearing caps and gowns. In a very short time our journey as the class of '38 will be over, but we shall always recall with pleasure the four years we spent to' gether in the Fort High School. Page Twenty-one Page Twentyftwo IRMA LEHMAN In Memory ,Tis hard to break the tender cord When love has bound the heart, 'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words "We must forever partf, Thy memory will he cherished As on through life we go. Oh, we all have missed you, For we loved you so. -HELEN DEVAULT, '38 Bartelt, Evelyn-"Lynn" Glee Club 1, 2: Cheerleading 4 Astronomy Club 3 Q Charm Club 4 Camera Club 1, Basketball 4 G. A. A. 4 Commercial Course A good sport who loves a good time and is capable of doing her share in making it. Becker, Nina-"Tommy" Glee Club 13 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 English Course It isn't hard to smile, at least I find it so. Bieck, Dorothy-"Dottie" Dramatics 23 Charm Club 4 Annual Staff 4 Commercial Course A very peppy girl is she And just as nice as she can be. Blankenship, Lillian-"Lil,' Transfer: Whitewater Dramatic Club 4, Basketball 3, 4 Glee Club 1, 2,3 3 Dancing Class 2 Commercial Course Ready for anything yon might ask, Be it fnn or be it CL task. Case, Shirley-"Shirls" Chairman Social Comm. 4 Co-Chairman Prom Comm. 3 Esperanto Club 33 Vice Pres. 1 Dramatic Club 3: Executive Board 2, 3 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council 1 Mixed Chorus 43 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Secretary Forum Club 4 Annual Staff 4 College Course Wheat one is in love, one not only says it but shows it. is I dn Carmichael, Robert- Litt e Re English Course Worrgj? No, not I. Cloute, La Verne-"13" F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Judging Contest Agriculture Course Is he bored, or is he shy? C'an't he talk or won't he try? Cloute, Percy Judging Contest 3, 4 F. F. of America 1, 2, 3, 4 Agriculture Course A country lad is my decree. Covey, Charles-"Chuck" Baseball 2, 3, 45 Track 4 Football 2, 3, 4 Dramatic Club 3, 4 English Course "Chn0k'f would chnek all worries Crabtree, Maxine-"Maxie" Gym Exhibition 1, 2 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 2, 3, 4 Dramatic 2, 3, 4, Tap Class 1, 2 Mixed Chorus 45 Operetta 1, 3, 4 G. A. A, 4 Commercial Course She speaks, behaves, and acts just as she should. DeVault, Helen-"Blondie" Dramatic Club 3: Charm Club Mixed Chorus 4 Gym Exhibition 1 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Needlework Club 1 Operetta 1, 3, 43 Harmony Club 3 Commercial Course If silence were golden, If'd be a millionaire, Dexheimer, Frederick-"Fritz" Gym Exhibition 1, 2 Rifle Club 1, 4 College Course Quality, not quantity. Page Twenty three FE Draeger, Marie Operetta 1, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus 4 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Charm Club 4 English Course Quiet, modest and trne. Engan, Betty-"Batsy" Charm Club 4 Tap Dancing Club 1 Glee Club 1, 2g Knitting Club 3 Commercial Course Her circle of friendship will ever grow, for she's a girl it is nice to know. Feldschneider, Grace-"Gracie" Transfer: Evanston Drama 3, 45 German Club 1 Forum Club 43 G. A. A. 4 College Course She and gloom are no relation. Feller, Robert-"Dutch" Dramatics 33 Art 1, 2. 3 Journalism 43 Executive Board 2 Prom Chairman 3 Annual Staff 2, 3, 4 Football 2, 3, 45 Social Comm. 4 President 3, 43 Honor Roll College Course Eazecntine ability in him we filld W'ith good cheer and happiness combined. Fisher, Marjorie-"Midge" G. A. A. 4: Tap Dancing Club 1 Vice President 2, Esperanto 3 Commercial Course Fnll of mischief too, Doing things she sh0nldn't do. Foelker, Ruth-"Ruthie" G. A. A. 4 English Course A smile is worth a hundred groans in any market. Page Twenty-four Foelker, Vivian-"Viv" Honor Rollg Sewing Club 1, 2 Esperanto 2, 35 Charm 3, 4 College Course She wonldn't be bad if she eonld. And she eonldn't be bad if she would. Ganser, Robert--"Bob" Football 2, 3, 4 College Course If ever a lad was fnll of fnn, Fm sure yon'll find it is this one. Garlock, Genevieve-"Gen" Glee Club 1, 2, 39 Charm Club 4 Operetta 1, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus 4 English Course Retiring and qnietashe snrely makes a good listener. Gehrig, Melvin-"Melv" Rifle Club 13 Intramurals 4 English Course One cannot work all the time. Gerloif, Forrest-"Frosty" Transfer: Milton F. F. A. 1, 2, 3 Agriculture Course What a sweet delight a qniet life Gff0'I'llS. Green, Russell-"Rus" English Course The word "hurry" is not in my vocabulary. Gshwandtner, Frank-"Frankie" Football 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 English Course Football, basketball, yes, and track too, Frank Gshwandtner, we're all for you. Gruennert, Wilmer-"Willie" Agriculture Course Oh, why shonlrl life all labor be. Haferman, Emogene-"Emy" Honor Roll Astronomy 3: Class Play Esperanto 3 5 Forensics 2 Glee Club 1, 35 Journalism 4 College Course I wish she would explain her explanations. I-Iagemann, Barbara-"Barb" Honor Roll Tennis: Gym Exhibition Volley Ball : Class Play Executive Board 3, 4 Operetta 1, 3, 4: Annual Staff 4 Dramatic Club 3, 4: fVice Pres.J Gleie Club 1, 2, 3, 4: fPresidentJ Prom Queen 3: Mixed Chorus 4 Student Council 1: G. A. A. 4 College Course I'd like to skip along the street But I must walk with stately pride. W'ho started all this foolishness Of Seniors acting dignified? Hake, Lloyd--"Razzle" Boys' Athletics 3. 4 Archery Club 1: Baseball 3, 4 Boys' Cooking Club 2, 3 Intramural Basketball 4 Commercial Course Jlany famous 'men were bashfnl youths. Hanson, Josephine-"Jo" Glee Club 2, 4: Honor Roll Charm Club 4: Scribblers 1 Mixed Chorus 4: Annual Staff 4 Commercial Course W'hat is worth cloing, is worth doing well. Helwig, Dean-"Ducky" Football 1, 2, 3. 4 Basketball 1, 2, 4: Track 2 Dramatic Club 3 : Baseball 1, 2, 4 Class Play English Course You look wise: pray correct that error. Heftel, Scherer Archery Club 1: Art Club 2 Boys' Cooking 2, 4: Camera 4 English Course Ah-ah-ah-I rlon't just recall. Heth, Sheldon-"Shelly" Band 1, 2, 3, 4 F. F. A. 2, 3, 4: Archery 1 English Course So calm and peavefnl: may his dreams be nnflistnrbed. Hinkel, Joyce-"Juice" Honor Roll Scribblers 1: Operetta 1, 3 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Dramatic 2, 3 Charm Club 4: Gym Exhibition 2 Annual Staff 4: Mixed Chorus 4 Commercial Course Always happy, never glnm, Makes a bright an-fl cheerful chnm. Hinkel, June--"Shorty" Sewing Club 1 2 G. A. A. 4 Glee Club 2. 3: Commercial 4 English Course Oh, that I might grow. Hollabush, Jeanne-"Holly" G. A. A. 4: Basketball 4 Camera Club 1: Soc. Etiquette 2 Astronomy 3: Charm 4 English Course Some people are seen and not heard, But "Holly" isn't that kind. Page Twenty five Page Twenty-six Johnson, Evelyn-"Evie" G. A. A. 43 Glee Club 2 Dramatic Club 33 Charm Club 4 Sewing Club 1 5 Social Etiquette 2 Commercial Course A light heart lives long. johnson, Robert-"Bob" F. Club 4: Class Secy. 1 Football 2, 3, 41 Dramatic 3, 4 Executive Board 3 English Scientific Course Hefs never bothered with at worry, Aml you never see him in a hurry. Johnson, Shirley-"Shirl" Band 1 1 Glee Club Esperanto 33 Operetta 3 Mixed Chorus 4 Gym Exhibition 2 Knittin 1, 2' Soc. Eti uette 2, 4 SC , I 01 Commercial Course Giggliug is contagious So flwft get near me. Kammer, John-"Johnny" Football 43 Basketball 3, 4 High School Orchestra 2, 3, 4 English Course He zloesoft display his vast l1l2'lllfl68. Kamrath, Evelyn Dramatic Club 33 Camera Club 4 Commercial Course She kept her counsel and went her way. Kelley, Maryann-"Kell" Annual Staff 4: Honor Roll Scribblers 13 Glee Club 1, 2, 4 Dramatic Club 2, 3, 43 G. A. A. 4 Commercial Course The "goo1ler"1 I WU, the "worser"' I get. Kitzman, Evelyn-"Evie" Band 13 Camera 4 Needle Craft 1, 2, 3 vEnglish Course Dont' look at me or I will laugh. Kitzman, Margaret-"Maggie" Sewing Club 23 Dramatic 3 Charm Club 43 Camera Club 1 G. A. A. 4 Extemporaneous Reading 2 English Course A good disposition is more 'Ualmlble than gold. Klement, Wfilbur--"Cyclone" F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Rifle Club 1 Dramatics 2, 3, 4 Agriculture Course lVilbur has cl will, but will he? Knoerr, Doris Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Student Council 2 Mixed Chorus 43 Annual Staff 4 Dramatic 33 Cheer Leading 4 Prom Comm. 33 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Art Club 13 Executive Board 4 Soc, Etiquette 2: Gym Exhibition Tennis3 Executive Board 4 G. A. A. 43 Volley Ball Commercial Course Hmirl of an artist, with- a flare for athletics too. Liked by all whom she knew. Kordatzky, Howard-"Howie" Manager 3, 4 College Course Caesar was shorty Napoleon was short, And Fm not so tall myself. Kreglow, Shirley-"Susie" Dramatic Club 33 Basketball 4 Glee Club 1, 2g Charm Club 4 Gym Exhibition 23 Sewing Club 2 Social Etiquette 3: Operetta 1 Commercial Course She looks on the bright side of life. Larson, Wayne-"Lars" Transfer: Batavia Intramural Football: Tennis Intramural Basketball English Course Quiet in appearance. with motives imknoioii. Lehman, Isabelle-"Isie" Camera Club 13 Glee Club 1, 2 Social Etiquette 23 Charm Club 4 Commercial Course Fm not always as bashficl as I seem. Lemke, Florence-"Flossie" Knitting Club: Charm Club Commercial Course Sober, but not serious Quiet, but not idle. Lezotte, Virginia-"Ginnie" Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4 Annual Staff 43 Scribblers Club 1 Commercial Course Earnest and dependable. Linberts, George-"Judd" Intramurals 3, 4 Boys' Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Band l, 2, 3, 43 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 4 English Course Flats and Sharps phase him not, A lover of music is his lot. Ludeman, Eugene-"Gene" Intramurals: Dramatic Club English Course Shikspur? Shikspur? Who wrote it? No. I never read Shikspur. Luebke, Robert-"Wee" Football 3. 45 Basketball 2, 3, 4 College Course The tragic stage was plmmezl- mul their. the clown walked iii. McGowan, James--"Jim" President of D. H. I, A. 1, 3 D. H. I. A. 1, 2, 3, 4g F. F. A, 1, 2, 3, 43 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 F. F. A. Officer 3, 4 Agriculture Course Oh, this learning-what a thing it is. McKoane, Betty-"Muggs" Social Committee 43 Honor Roll Mixed Chorus 43 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Ass't Editor Annual 43 G. A. A. 4 Glee 1, 2, 3, 43 Dramatic 3, 4 Class Play 43 Esperanto 3 Secretary Student Council 1 College Course A genial disposition brings its own rewarrl and 'many friends. Markey, Marion Honor Rollg Salutatorian Camerag G. A, A.: Charm Club Commercial Course Blessed are the hard workers, for they shall inherit the marks. Markley, Juner-"Junie" G. A. A. 4: Mixed Chorus 4 Honor Roll: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 2, 3, 43 Art Club 1, 2 Astronomy 33 Dramatics 4 Commercial Course A goorl scout and a perfect lady. Marshall, Lucile-"Lucy" Annual Staff 4: Soc. Etiquette 3 Charm Club 43 Camera Club 1 College Course Time for amusement, time for fun, E . But never till her work is done. Page Twenty seven Mehltretter, Robert-"Bob" Boys' Glee 2, 3, 4: Band 2, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4, F. F. A, Agriculture Course I're aluvays liked school, at least the vacation part. Monogue, Ralph--"Aggie" Transfer: Milwaukee Astronomy Club 3, 4 College Course Faint heart ne"er won fair larly. Neilly, William-"Toad" Football 2, 3, 43 Basketball 3. 4 Glee Club 45 Baseball 3: Track 4 English Course All the girls they smile on nie, lVhen comin' thrn the hall. N emitz, Ruth-"Ruthie" Journalism Club 1, 4 English Course She plans her work and works her plan. Parker, Warren-"Zeb" Transfer: Chicago, Ill. Annual Staff 45 Mixed Chorus 4 Boys' Glee Club 43 Debate 4 Dramatic Club 3, 4, Operetta 3 Class Play, Intramurals 3, 4 College Course He conlcl talk and talk and talk some more. Parsons, Robert-"Bob" D. H. I. A. 1, 2, 3, 41 Judging Contest 2, 3, 4 Astronomy 3, F. F. A. 3, 4 Agriculture Course He's little he's sh v ll But there's mischief in his eye. Page Twentyfeight Peterson, Dean-"Pete" Dramatic 41 Band 1, 2, 3 Orchestra 2, 3, 4 English Course 'fWo1'k.' u'hat's work? 'Where have I heard that word before." Peterson, Raymond-"Ray" Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Intramurals Basketball 2. 3: Dramatics 4 English Course Always working when he isn't doing something else. Pitzner, Willard-"Mallard" Football, Basketball: Track Baseball: Orchestra, Glee Club English Course Girls like the twinkle of athletic stars. Poutsch, Harlow-"Powie" Rifle Club 1, F. F. A. l, 2, 3, 4 Operetta 1, Boxing 43 Track 4 Intramurals 43 Boys' Cooking 2 Agriculture Course What care I for worry. troubles, or in ark. Poutsch, Helen Gym Exhibit 2, Basketball 4 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Dramatic 4 Operetta 1, 3, 4: G. A. A. 4 Mixed Chorus 4 Commercial Course I find that nonsense at times his singularly refreshing. Prust, Henry-"Hank" Orchestra 1, 2. 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 3, 4, Camera l, 4 Boys' Cooking Club 3 Boys' Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Intramurals 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Pres. 4: Operetta 1, 3, 4 Commercial Course A musical future shines brightl JI for him. Ramsey, Anita-"Nia" Forum Club 43 Sewing Club 3 Basketry Club 1 Gym Exhibition 2 Social Etiquette 2 English Course 1 do not wait for on opportimity, but work for it. Regelein, Harvey-"Monk" F. F. A, 3, 45 VVood W'orkers 1 Astronomy 33 Boys' Cooking 2 Agriculture Course A man of quiet ways but of genial nature. Reichert, Viola-"Touts" G. A. A. 4: Operetta 1, 3 Gym Exhibition D Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 4g Dramatic 3, 4 Scribblers Club 1 Commercial Course A sunny disposition is half the bottle. Roloff, Edgar-"Ed" Track 3, 43 F. Club 4 Basketball 2, 3, 4 : Baseball 2, 3, 4 F. F. A. 1, 4: Football 2, 3, 4 English Course I'1l rather Img a pigskiu than anything I know. Rude, Agnes-"Aggie" Transfer: Deerfield Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Knitting 3 Mixed Chorus 4: Soc. Etiquette 1 Forum 4 3 Operetta 3 5 Esperanto 2 Commercial Course Slte's here, I ltearcl her giggle. Rumary, Genevieve-"Gen" Knitting Club, Glee Club 1, 2 Dramatics 3 Girls' Basketball 1, 2 Sewing Club: Social Etiquette Commercial Course f'orri1lors were made to walk in, Not for little girls to talk iii. Snell, Marion Runke, Lorrine Camera Club 2 Glee Club 3 3 Sewing Club 4 Commercial Course Always cheerful mul frienclly. Schloesser, Dorothy-"Der" Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Mixed Chorus 3, 4 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Executive Board 3, 4, Dramatic 3 Editor of Annual 4 Social Etiquette 2 Gym Exhibition 2 G. A, A. Social Chm. 4 Forum Chm. No. 6 Commercial Course Ani editor-in-chief in more ways than one. Schreiner, Willimn-"Bill" F. F. A. 3, 45 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Agriculture Course Ask me aio questions mul I'll bluyj' you no Zzlujfs. Siegel, Raymond-"Ray" Intramuralsg Basketball 4 English Course Fm hunting for the 'man who iizveiitezl work. Smith, Eugene-"Gene" Judging Team 4 Agriculture Course Enjoy life efei' it's fled. G. A. A. 4, Executive Board 2, 3 Mixed Chorus 43 Operetta. 1, 3, 4 Honor Roll 3 Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4 Bicycle Club 1 3 Student Council 1 Orchestra 2, 3, 4 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Commercial Course Music has charms and so has she, Together they form good, company. Page Twentyfnine Te i Page Thirty Stedman, Larcine-"Sth Hitler" F. F. A, 1, 2, 3, 4 Agriculture Course Not afraid of work: can go to sleep beside it ed, Robert--"Teeder" Bundy Baseballg Track 3, 4 English Course 'fGee, Fin always at the short end of things." Tews, Donald--"Don" Mixed Chorus 3, 43 Camera 4 Operetta 1, 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Boys' Glee Club 2, 3, 4 English Course Full lustily he blew, and lo, a time name forth. Tilton, Eugene-"Tilly" Transfer: Dixon, Illinois F. Club 43 Boxing 4 Baseball 1, 2, 3 Football 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 English Course A football star-at least he's nlu-nys ont at night. Tuttle, James-"Jim" Honor Roll: Operetta Dramatic Club Glee Club, Mixed Chorus 4 College Course He is proof against the word failure. Udey, Charles-"Chuck" 2 Boys' Cooking Club 1, 2, 3, Operetta 43 Dramatic 4 Glee Club 2 English Course The 'fbest minds" are not those who mind best. Urban, Joseph-"Joe" Debate 2, 3, 43 Intramurals 4 Oratory 15 Extemp. Speaking 3 Prom Committee, 3 Executive Board 2, 3, 4 Gym Exhibition 1, 25 Honor Roll Operetta 1, 3, 4: Soc. Comm. 4 Secretary Treasurer 2, 3, 4 Glee Club 1. 2, 3, 4 Annual Staff 4 Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Class Play 4 College Course Knowledge itself is a power. Urban, Pauline-"Urbie" G. A. A. 13 Charm Club 1 Dramatic 13 Glee Club 1 English Course Happy am I, from oare Fm free! lifhy !lf'I'E'll'l they all content like 7716. Van Horn, Robert-"Bob" , Honor Roll: F. F. A. 2, 3, 4 Judging 43 President 4 Agriculture Course I'll crawl, I'll stumble. 01' I'll stagger But I'll go it alone. Wagner, Gertmde-"Genie" Charm 43 Glee Club 1 Dramatics 23 Basketball 1, 2, 3 Commercial Course . Please don't talk so much: give other people ri chance. Ward, Ellen Jean Debate 3, 4: Declamatory 1, 2, 3 Class Play 45 Honor Roll Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Dramatic Treas. 2, 4: Sewing 1 Annual Staff 3, 4 Gym Exhibition 2 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Commercial Course So willing. so frienfllll, so s'i'uc'ei'e. That for her f'lLf'll7'8 we have no fear. Wenhmn, Russell--"Russ" F. F.A. 1, 2, 3, 41 D.H. I. A. 3,4 Agriculture Course No use have I for girls They scare me when they shake their curls. West, Dorothy-"Dol" G, A. A. 43 Mixed Chorus 4 Art Club 1, 2, 33 Operetta 3 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Tennis 3 Basketball 2, 3, 4 Dramatic 2, 3, 4 Dancing Class 2: Class Play Valedictorian Commercial Course Eizerybodgfs friend, uobody's enemy. Wilcox, Dorothy-"Dot" Tap Dancing 11 Gym Exhibit 2 Honor Roll: G. A. A. 43 Charm 4 Knitting: 2, 33 Student Council 1 Commercial Course The laughter of girls is, and ever was. Amour! the delightful sounds of earth. Willitz, Max-ie Sowing Club 13 Honor Roll Glee Club 1. 2, 3, 4: G. A. A. 4 Operetta 1: Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4 Commercial Course Away with books. let's have some fun. Yackels, Marion Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: G. A. A. 4 Gym Exhibit 23 Scribblers 1 Basketball 43 Mixed Chorus 4 Dramatic 2, 3, 45 Operetta 1, 3, 4 Commercial Course A joyous laugh must flow from a joyous heart. Yackels, Mildred-"Moody" Mixed Chorus 4 G. A. A, 4: Operetta 1, 3 Dramatic 2, 4: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Commercial Course Her ways are ways of pleasant- ness And all her paths are peace. Zenk, Robert-"Bob" Class Play 4: Oratory 4 Honor Roll: Music Contest F. Club 4: Football 2, 3, 4 Annual Staff 4: Debate 2, 3, 4 Forum Pres. 43 Operetta 1. 3, 4 Prom Committee 31 Journalism 4 Gym Exhibition 1, 2 Dramatic 1, 3: Intramurals 1 Student Council Pres. 1 Boys' Glee Club 2, 3, 4 Executive Board 3. 4 Extemporaneous Speaking 3 College Course He could argue a fish out of wa- ter and make him believe that he is better off than before. Zickerman, Gladys-"Gracie" Charm Club 4 Declamatory 1: Art Club 1, 2, 3 Commercial Course VVe grant she has a pleasing smile, Aurl is not shy of using it. Frentzel, Beverly--"Red Top" Glee Club 1. 2: Dramatic 2, 3 English Course Her hair is her crowning glory. Page Thirty one Dorothy West Marion Markey Emogene Haferman Josephine Hanson Marion Snell Shirley Case Marie Willitz James Tuttle Honor Roll Dorothy Schloesser Evelyn Bartelt Joyce Hinkel Ellen Jean Ward Dorothy Bieck Robert Zenk Frederick Dexheimer June Markley Dorothy Wilcox COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM Maryann Kelley .Qph Urban Betty McKOane Ruth Nemitz Robert Van Horn Vivian Foelker Barbara Hagemann Robert Feller Music-'lGlo1ious Nation Overture" .. .......... HIGH SCHOOL QRCHESTRA Salutatorym-L'The Past" ...........,...... .................. M ARION MARKEY Service Star Legion Award ..,..,.........,,,.,,..... ,,,...... M RS. EDWARD ALTPETER The American Legion Auxiliary Award .,...., ,.......,... M RS. JOHN BLACK Presentation of Legion Medal ....,......,.....,, ,............ L ELAND C. WHITFORD - 4 . Mus1c-- 'The Touwst' ..,,.,.,........ Address-"Modem Education' Music-"The Rosary"-Nevin Valedictory-'The Future" Music-i'Winter Lullabynfde Presentation Of Diplomas ......................, Page Thirtyftwo SCHOOL GRCHESTRA RAPHAEL C. MCCARTHY, S J President Of Marquette University SENIOR GIRLS' GLEE CLUB Koven .............. SENIOR GIRLS, AND BOYS' GLEE CLUB R. KLASSY, Board of Educatwn DOROTHY WEST ILL SENIOR CLASS 'IJ C u JS ST: gm- LD :Nia-50:5 239296 mgcmgg v---2::,25": Q giomom P-1523042 1 Ml wz :O wie. EE 2Q2'i'LE,.g ,-I Ig,-,Q""' Ap vu-so 5 Go 'qwqgu-4 0 3-:0'KS3"' -5e'5',-505 H NwWw9w 'LEEEE 55522 HJ ."U'o.23 E QQSEUQ Awukwi H5fiSZ-3-Q3 Q : I: Q I :Eg QOff.."5 AH's2Er DEL. ww an m'Ure COUS'-o-"'4f-I : OCESQS F5 L4 mmvdgmw '-1-ifwfvifwz iE..s ' zw: 5.9555-E: n'-amuse: :5ii:5 wgmwgi Eg?Q:i U miidww Lu Q3 '- E,c:::'5t5x5 2 NU w.,., "'-.-.,.."U'QL.. Q w'wv Q ziimaiz - I' C . 8 E E f' 'S c: an bf: '11 T, x.. N C E D- -o .-IA w H '-1- '-'11 SU N525 'S 0:3 330'-ME' .g'.5j8.2'f3"f.,,U. 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N -- .U. 15555,55322535-SEEQETEEDQLQESGSEE555552 "' x-1 'UO -G U "" rd "' :z?nc2u.?mm-Q2.I2.v:i23ICDu-mm::cClE?CuzU.2.oIodE2ocO Page Thirtyfthree The Picnic One day the Senior class went on a picnic. Before they entered the woods, they came to a fence and EVELYN said, "I will TELT the BAR down so we can go through." BOB the SON of JOHN helped SHIRLEY carry the CASE of sandwiches. They were very heavy and at first MARIE wanted to hire a DRAEGER to bring them in. I After the group had walked down the path through the woods for some distance, they missed a FELLER. It was GERLOFF, he was lost in the FORREST. Everyone began to look for him. MAXINE climbed a CRABTREE to see if she could sight him. At last a MARSHALL by the name of LUCILLE found him with EDGAR. They were about to ROL OFF a log. GENEVIEVE lost the key to her GAR LOCK on the path and couldn't find it. AGNES was rather RUDE because she wouldn't even aid in the search. Then JAMES found a TU QRJ TTLE on the river bank. WARREN wanted to PARKER in the lunch basket, but James wouldn't let him. He wanted to eat. MARION found a SNELL too, but no snakes. HARLOW lost his POUTSCH and HELEN never had one-she used a pocketbook. CHARLES scared up a COVEY of quail while he was looking for GRAOIE but JOSEPH said she had left for a more URBAN atmosphere. When lunch was ready, SHERER was going to HERTEL a huge pile of logs, but ELLEN JEAN decided to WARD him off to see some sheep and ram in a nearby pasture. ANITA saw one and called, "Oh RAMSEY, RAMSEY, come and let me see your big horns." But she soon changed her mind. Several hours passed and it was time to go home. LLOYD stamped his foot and said, "I HAKE to go home!" DORIS replied, L'Be good or you KNOERR come again." Then RUSSELL asked, HWENHAM I going to get home. It's getting dark. Alf ready on this JUNE night I can hear the HINKLE of the church bell." ' While going out of the woods, DOROTHY saw a bird with a strange looking BIECK. "What a funny looking CLOUTE he is," said PEROY. L'Does the ENGAN in his wings make him go?" asked BETTY. Said RUSSELL, "His color is a funny GREEN." "I know why it is," said JEAN. "That's because it lives in a HOLLABUSH that's the same color". Then ISABELLE saw a LEHMAN who said it was time for all good children to go home. So oif went DONALD and the rest in TEWS and threes. The picnic was over. Page Thirtyffour Disputatio Iocosa Resolved: That all Monday classes be terminated in the interest of the bettering of social conditions of the Fort Atkinson High School. Affirmative Speaker: All ye honorable judges, my most worthy opponent, and friends! Due to the woeful lack of sufficiency of space, we, who are burdened with this cantankerous question, have agreed to the use of only such evidence and opinions as are provided by the members of the school who would be directly affected by such a proposal, fbreathj and there' fore may I present the following in support of the question as stated. I Miss Rita Leinfelder: "I arn thoroughly convinced that this is the type of thing needed. It will also give an extra day a week with those 'collich guys'!" Miss Aida Larsen: "I thought about the same as Rita as concerns the boyfriends and I should like to add that the adoption of such a proposal is bound to make history." Mr. Ernest Holmberg: "Greatest thing yet! Now I can really get at this spring house' cleaning." Miss Laura-Wagner: "After viewing this proposal from all angles, I must say that it's plane to be seen that it's bound to give us a square deal because it is based on such a solid bases and, all in all, I must say that it certainly is acute idea." Dean Helwig: "In this Case I'd say it Shirley is a good idea cause it'll give me a chance to recouperate from those weekends." Eugene Ludeman: "Swell idea! A three days' sleep is always better than two." Bob Ganser: "Oh Goody! Then I'll be able to help my mother wash!" I Betty McKoane: "An excellent idea. That'll only leave four days a week of that terrible ineffective note-writing." Therefore I appeal to you to come to the only ultimate conclusion that can possibly be reached and declare yourselves loyal supporters to the cause of so definitely noteworthy a prop- osition and show the entire-time! Negative Speaker: All ye honorable judges, most worthy opponents, and friends. In opposition to the adoption of the proposal of the affirmative, I, as negative speaker, ask you to reconsider the proposition in the light of the quotations and opinions which I shall ad' vance directly and which, I must inform you, were as carefully and meticulously selected as were those of the afhrmative, fbreathj and represent a like crossfsection of those who would be affected by the adoption of their proposal. Mr. Frank C. Bray: "Impossible We have a required number of days to be made up each year and we must Hurry, Hurry, Hurry as it is." Mr. Raymond F. Beach: "I consider this a direct attempt to eliminate the possibility of my famous 'Blue Monday Tests' and wish to state that I shall oppose this most emphatically." Mr. Arthur Freudenberg: "What! And miss a whole day of boys' gym and football or basketball-I should say not." Miss Irene W. Base: "I should say that the missing of a day of Lab. would bring complif cated reactions among the students. The properties and proportions of this proposal are too elementary to succeed. Such things must be taken with a grain of Sodium Chloride." Bill Neilly: "We'd only have to make it up anyway and I. for one, am for getting this over with. If this results in somethun' awful don't say I didn't 'toad' you so." "Chuckyfboy" Udey: "I don't see the need for a Monday rest. If I can take it I don't see what Helwig's got to hollar about." Eugene Tilton: "Oh no! Not till Freudenhergs send their clothes to the laundry. I've had too many threats." Miss Emogene Haferman: "Gracious! Vfhy that would be simply awful. Think of only being in school four days a week." And in view of the evidence just presented I ask you, as the clear thinkers that you are, to reverse the decision as suggested by the affirmative speaker and prove yourselves to be trust' worthy in matters of great importance bv declaring your undivided. wholehearted, complete sup' port of the present system as it stands and thereby-time! Judges' decision: "Never saw anything like it. They both lose!" Page Thirtyffive Page Thirtyfsix Playmates Then Our editorfinfchief herself,- with that innocent look in her eyes. Whoever thought that he would be a painter in "The Late Christopher Bean"? Was this jokester already working on the annual? Beauty and the beasts - we thought she spent all her time playing tennis. These sisters come to school each day, in a big, blue Buick. Can it be that Maryann's smile already portrays ideas of mis- chief? "Linber" Ctsj and "Green" we were then. Now, this June spends her time tap dancing with Maxine. One is big, but the other is Wee-you guess. Wonder if Harlow's brotherly love was ever severed by a spat with Helen? "Mug" and her doll, aren't they cute? Our little "Manager" seemed to have stopped growing in his later years, The great k'Ducky" knew how to dress even in his younger days. A studious lad, who in life finds pleasure, And is master of finances as class treasurer. You wouldn't know it, but this little boy and "Dr. Haggettm are the same. Classmates Now Whoever thought that this lov' er of flowers would become our basketball captain? This gracious little miss knows her "Garlock" and onions. Is this a johnson? Shirley it is! We wonder what happened to our class president's musical abilityg maybe he dropped it for the sake of art. Raymond or Dean - you choose which. Do you think this twinlyflove still exists as in days of yore? Hinkie Dinkie sat on a walk, 'Twas when she couldn't even talk. Wonder if Valerie ever knew he played with blocks and fdollsj? As a little lad our cofcaptain smiles at the "birdies", When this picture was taken, "Mrs Christopher Bean" had not as yet acquired her love of painting. Have you ever "herftel" that he still can grin? Her interest in dolls has passedg now her hobby is tap dancing. Do you think she'll stand this way when she gives her valef dictory address? As the tree grows, so did our wellfdressed 'bCasey". Page Thirtyfseven NFUROR POETICUS" I been ateachin' Social Economics History, an' English, an' worse An' now a senior comes ta me With-"Ya gotta write some verse." Most times I ain't so pertikler 'Bout the things I gotta do, But when it comes ta writin' poetry Ta me its turribly new. Sence it seems I can't avoid it I might's well git ta writin' But I gotta decide on a subjick That's worthwhile and excitin' I might use this class of seniors They're causin' me agony an' worse Ta git even with 'em I'll tell all I know In my nrst attempt at verse. They're a classy bunch o' people That is ta hear "them" tell it But I seen them when they first come over fThey hadn't oughta yelled itj Three years have passed since they arrived These superior human bein's They ain't gathered up much knowledge Save a few optimistic leanin's! Their optimism's a thing ta see For them there's nothin' ta it They Hgger the world owes them a livin' Before they're half way through it Tha gals can blush demurely Tha fellas think they're what it takes But ta get a place secure in life Means more than jest gettin' the breaks. Page Thirty-eight fMeo Periculoj I been watchin' them absorb their learnin' As the years have been rollin' by And I'm forced ta say, by tha looks 0' thi That their objectives ain't very high. The teachers are often accused of neglect When they fail ta suppress their desires But what can be done when they refuse ta ngs be told "Concentration's tha force that acquires." When I look at tha folks behind them The seniors of years ta come I can't help feelin' a mite sorry 'Cause their models is all so dumb But maybe I shouldn't worry juniors, too, is lackin' in brains An' when these seniors git out of tha way Perhaps there'll be room for some gains, They say truth is stranger than fiction What I've said hurts "me" most of all But were I ta do this all over again Be durned if I'd change it at all! One thing stands out above all else An' that's tha poor grammar I use But can ya expect any more when ya know I been subjected ta tha seniors abuse? After readin' over this bit of rhyme An' thinkin, an' reflectin' and dreamin' I feel I might be a wee might hard In the expression of my meanin' An' so ta end this attempt at verse I'll ease up my haughty schemin' An' say "good luck for better or worse" Ta my friends, the doggone seniors". E. E. HOLMBERG F. H. S. Crossword VERTICAL They defeated us in state B. B. tournament Miss Leinfelder advised this Club Miss Frey teaches As we'd spell "enough" if it weren't for Eng- lish teachers Abbrev. of England His nickname is "Wee" finitialsj Dismissal sounds like the "Thundering . . School starts in the month of ....,. A personal pronoun The most common first name in the Senior class Meansgbe quiet She and Miss Converse directed the class play The same as 31 horizontal What the Senior class will do on June 7 Our drum-major isurnamej Joe Urban in the Operetta A minor falsehood A period of time, used in history When called upon in class we suffer ky- floss of memoryj ' American History teacher iinitialsj Not one was found in room 10 Seniors will wear at graduation Our basketball boys were ...... Colloquial for "yes" Mr. Neipert is a ...... Nickname for Edwin Warren Parker in the class play She teaches Chemistry lsurnamej Charles-one of the Senior "cut-ups" isurnamej Seniors think Adv. Alg. is too ...... As Chaucer would say "end" Commencement speaker fsurnamej Mr. Bray has an "Olds", Mr. Beach a Nash What we do before exams Red light in traffic means ...... Teachers and parents organization If not exempt we write ...... Junior High principal Teaches Soc. Econ. ffirst two initialsl HORIZONTAL F. H. S. Annual A fourth year student ' Exclamation of surprise A Senior girl cheerleader fnicknamej Not required to take finals She thinks we're good in school The assistant-editor fnicknamej "Gen"-a speedy typist linitialsj Lillian-a Senior Kinitialsj Miss Johnson teaches Worn on sweaters We think tests are too ...... Teachers give, students take Next year's B. B. captain iinitialsj Emotion felt when called to the office After absence we need " ...... to class" Seen with Grace F. finitialsj We have a page to her memory That is fabbrev.J An article Student responses to "No test to-day." Mr. Anhalt directs Prom king fnicknamej He still pays our bills A Junior honor student from Hebron finitialsj E. E. H. says it means "plateau" One of our Senior girls4Dorothy iinitialsj Agnes-a Senior fsurnamej Betty helped Dorothy do it What school would be without teachers His nickname is Snake linitialsj Pronoun most often used among girls One of the Roberts of Senior class fsurnamel The opposite of "don't" A measure in Chemistry Senior class adviser has taught many to .. Humorous initials of one of the teachers Many call Mr. Bienfang Bob Feller holds this office in the Senior class The book we use for the class Unknown quantity in Algebra Valedictorian fsurnamel Immaculate appearance Editor-in-chief lnicknamel One half a school year fabbrevj They say Tilton did this in class one day Salutatorian fsurnamei Page Thirtyfnine Left Wing: Bill Hedberg, Robert Heide, Dale Taylor, Charles McIntyre, James Dobson Right Wing: Thomas Kuhrt, Edwin Miller, Wendell Friedel, Robert Roberts, Mark Kerschensteiner, Robert Miller Back Row: Miss Larsen, Clarence Heese, Robert Luedtke, Henry Larson, Daniel Miller, Marvin Krening, Leon Young Sixth Row: Helen Gerloff, Johanna Pagels, Helen Rhode, Katherine Mepham, Evelyn Morell, Norma Rumary, Lorraine Poole, Robert Sengbusch, Percy Wolfram, Eldon Barker Fifth Row: Evelyn Anderson, Noreen Miller, Betty Muir, VVilma Strickland, Marie Kube, Grace Talcott, Robert Nelson, Russell Berkley Middle Group: Merline Westphal, Marion Hartwig, Jean Crerar, Robert Bemus, Lucille Slaght. Ruth Covey, Lillian Trottier, Ruth Schilberg, Gerald Kreklow. Ivan Fink, LaVerne Punzel, Homer Mertsching, Violet Buchanan, Joan Black, Verna Finn, Mary Bradley, Lois Krauss, Lucia Mack, George Cloute Third Row: Beulah Kunkel, Josephine Jung, Vivian Hagen. Mary Gshwandtner, Lillian Kiester, Fern Hack, Eunice Darge, Madeline Meske, Dorothy Wolfram, Harvey Schwemmer, John Sommerfeldt, George Werner, Harry May, Harold Mittag, John Romoser Second Row: Evelvn Schloesser, Arline Richter, Elizabeth Falk, Lola Frisk. Kathryn Wittmann, Marion Habel, Shirley Mepham, Marion Siegel, Marion Schiferl, Loren Steinke, LaVerne Heinz, Warren Bien- fang, Hollace Tews, Howard Heiliger Front Row: Robert May, Robert Simdon, Allan Hetts, Harold Witte, Royce Donkle, Robert Merriman, gean Iirgathews, Herbert Gumble, Elmer Oberleitner, Harlow Leonard, Robert Rohde, Carlyle Urban, lyde orris . Missing Members: Delbert De Forest, June De Voll, Ralph Kressin, Helen Ludeman, Harry Miller Page Forty JUNIOR CLASS FAIRY TALE Dob's son was a Merrifman who felt very Friskfy one day, for it was really the first day of the season and the Sommerfeldt good compared to the winter. He decided to go into Deforest because he was tired of Urban life. Although the day was Dargfej and Heese, he kept on walking until he came to a Black Poole. Standing near it was a Wolf and a ram. He got scared so he ran to Heide behind a Sengbuschg anyway he thought the bush sang but it was only a Siegel. He started to run toward his Covey' hole but he was Kunkelfed on the head and fell down. He got up Gumblefing and Habelfed on his way. He was almost home when Nell's son came to meet him. They played the Slaght machine before they went home to Donkle doughnuts in their coffee, JUNIOR CLASS THEMES Let us suppose that Mr. Beach has required certain Juniors to write a theme before they become Seniors. Here are some of the titles chosen: Howard Heiliger ........................ Bob Roberts ..................... Loren Steinke .......... Homer Mertsching Allan Hetts .............. Ruth Shilberg ....... Ralph Kressin ....... Marvin Krening Evelyn Morell ....... Henry Larson .......... Robert Simdon ........ LaVerne Punzel .......... Katherine Mepham Ivan Fink ................,..,.. Lois Krauss ............,. ...,,,..,.,,,, The Best Methods in Permanent Waves Much Sleep Injures the Health .......The Subject of Datesg Both Home Grown and Foreign Women's 'Minds Are Inferior .......How To Be Admired The Importance of Choosing the Right Man Why I Disbelieve in CofEducation Why I Read L'The Smart Set" Why I Want To Be A Minister's Wife .......The Science of Concentration .......Variety Is the Spice of Life .....i.Why I Like the Skating Pond How To Chew Gum in Ten Easy Lessons .......How To Subdue the Weaker Sex Sleeping Rests the Brain CONSCIOUS OF NATIONALITY Miss Boese: I think you all understand the physical properties of nitric oxide. It has a sweetish odor and-why Bill, what's the matter? Hedberg: Would you tell me what a Swedish odor is? WHY, DEANIE! Josephine Jung: My name looks so funny in print with the last smaller than the first. Dean Matthews: Well, why don't you change it? Josephine: Oh, Deanie, this is so sudden! JUNIOR CLASS CHUMS As grass skirts are to the hula, So is Josephine to Beulah. As the hooka to the worma, S0 is Vifoflet to Norma. As the days are to the week, So is Betty unto "Squeak" As the teachers are to school, So is Siegel unto Poole. As is flour to a cake, So are Heide 'n Kersch to Snake. Page Fortyfone Helen Gerloif .....,... Harvey Schwemmer jean Grerar ........,,... june DeVoll ........ PET SAYINGS AND QUOTATIONS ts Speech is silver but silence is golden." Some by wit get wealth but none by wealth can purchase wit." Hear one man before you answerg hear several before you decide." ,...."As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time." ts tu Gerald Kreklow .......... 'LFor the apparel oft proclaims the man." Harlow Leonard .......... 'L Noreen Miller .............. George Cloute ............ 'L George Werner .......... Merline Westphall . Dorothy Wolfram . Junior Class .........i...... Fresh from the plow and devoid of knowledge and experience." fon way to class, "Taking three steps in advance and one ref luctantly backward." Serve yourself would you be well served." 'Ljust the man to be balked in a love adventure." That is the way with you meng you don't understand us, you cannot," She is a little chimney and heated hot in a moment." fLast day of schoolj "And the new sun arose bringing the new year." tt ts WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF- Verna had scales but no Finns. Fern had a Hack but no car. Lillian had cried when he Kiestfer. Marie liked a square instead of a Kube. Harry would say can instead of May. Robert were a merchant instead of a Miller. Dale forgot how to be a Taylor. Hollace came in threes instead of Tews. Leon grew old but had to keep Young. Harold were "abend" instead of Mittag. SO THAT'S THE SOURCE! Miss McKeand: Yes, that's right, Kathryn, but where did you get your material? Kathryn: Oh, from some notes I got. 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JUNE NSBA Ill.: I: L-owmwomgum ckrwklm Umogz QMULOZ HUULOMZ UCUTQ SCQUEULO SEE SEE End: :EZ :EEN SEE EENQ 35502 3125 UVEUDA USLOM In gsm UGEMNCWA E212 age Fortyfthree P S Back Row: George Werner, William Nelson, Reubin Fehrman, John Montague, James Glass, Robert Smith, John Breuer, Donald Marshall Ninth Row: Robert Krueger, Roger Teed, Robert Krentz, David Punzel, Elmer Peters, Donald Fry, John Fromader, John Gates, Thomas Tuttle, David Theno, Robert W. May, Charles Abernethy, Fred Ehrke Eighth Row: Roy Allen, Maurice Wandschneider, Edward McGowan, Donald Shook, Charles Ebersohl, William Johnson, Neil Bultman, Richard Wimple, Henry Wagner, Walter Pagels, George Pfefferkorn Seventh Row: Ronald Ehlers, Elmer Krantz, John Werner, Gene Procknow, Lewis Borchardt, Ethel Mclntyre, Janette Loga, Ruth Romoser, Helen Hodgdon, Archie Leigh Alley, Janet Dexheimer, Norma Schall, Corinne Stackle, Mary Kennedy , Sixth Row: Vern Erdman, Merle Reich, Marjorie Peck, Virginia Klement, Ilene Feller, LaVerne Zechel, Ruth Ross, Ireene Rumary, Hazel Fink, June Bickle, Sylvia Gehrig, Sally Ann Linke, Lois Reich, Kathleen Kelley, George Bright, Richard Mattoon Fifth Row: Dorothy Kyle, Jean Mullen, Maxine Rusch, Marion Ebersohl, Glorraine Regelein. Helen Schmidt, Suzanne Weidemann, Carolyn Morgan, Jeanette Tamblingson, Helen Puerner, Arline Klassy, Leon Heth, Leonard Heiliger F'ourth Row: Jean Barnden, Evelyn Ebbert, Arlene Behnke, Harriet Regelein, Shirley Sainsbury, Helen Talcott, Janet Rumary, Doris Trieloi, Josephine Lonsdale, Elaine Townsend, Violet Laatsch Third Row: Virginia Damuth, Harriet Wille, Betty Hampel, Virginia Wagie, Marie Livingston, Marjorie Merriman, Irene Probst, Clarice Johnson, Welcome Mae Moore, Nellie Clark, Kathleen Fink, Miss Leinfelder, Milo Larson Second Row: Marie Edwards, Ardath Haugom, Marjorie Damuth, Margaret Engan, Lorraine Johnson, Shirley Johnson, Marion Feller, Katherine Rumary, Evelyn Novak, June Shultis, Joan Tindell, Verna Klement, Joyce Schlegel, Margaret Heritage, Elaine Becker First Row: Harold Steinel, Russell Streeter, David Wilson, Bud Kemmeter, Richard Strommen, James Simons, Lyle Hake, Lloyd Brueckner, Charles Hayford, Wesley Kutz, Robert Krause, Frederick Krause Missing Members: Robert Kassilke, Audrey Gebhardt, Paul May, Valerie Roessler, Irma Schult, Edith Semmerfeldt Page Fortyffour Tatters, Proverbs, and Stuff We're the Sophomore Classg Graduating in. '40 We all have talent and charm-mostly undiscovered: Small beginnings now, but remember "Those that with haste will make a mighty fire Begin it with weak straws." just a peep at those personalities- HIGH AND MIGHTY AMBITIONS Marie Edwardsj Helen Schmidt J """""""""""' " Glorraine Reglein ...,.. Lewis Borchardt .....,.. Bill Nelson ,,,,,,,,,,,, Wesley Kutz ...... Fred Ehrke ..,..... Ronald Ehlers ..,.. Arlene Klassy .....,.. Charles Hayford ....... Katy Wilde ,,,,.,,,,,,,,,, Charles Ebersohl .....,. Iline Feller ..,.,,.,.,.,,,,,,,,,, Kathleen Fink ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Maurice Wandschneider To be the city's Tennis Champion To know the History lesson before class .........To be a Senator QHe's the silent typej ....,,..,.To be a president of nothing in particular Always to blush as beautifully as I do now wanna be in Winchell's column" To sit in a class just once, without being told to sit up To accompany Lawrence Tibbett on the piano fWho's on the piano?j To master Webster's Dictionary 1He's always carry' ing onej f ..........To leave a good impression QShe doesn't need to worryj To walk up an aisle without having everyone stare .,,.,...,To learn to use a "Royal" typewriter sleep some day, while everyone else is in school I AM even NOW a great writer of love stories Betty H9-Illpel ...,......,......,......... .To be another Cornelia Otis Skinner Marjorie Damuth ....i..., David Wilson ........ Lois Reich .,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,., Margaret Heritage ......, Maxine Rusch ....,,..... Hazel Fink ..,,,...,.,,. Janet Rumary ..,...,.. Jean Mullen ........... Neil Bultman ...,,,..,,,, Virginia Damuth ...... David Punzel ......... Dick Strommen ....,... Evelyn Ebbert ......,. Don Marshall- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Jim Simons .......,......,...,,.,,, Lyle Hake-Leon Heth . Jean Barnden ......,,.,,,,,., Walter Pagels .... ...,......Sensible me, I'm going on the stage TUNES OF THE DAY I'm An Old Cowhand re a Sweetheart Rose ..,,.....You Can't Stop Me from Dreaming . ......................... Gold Mine in the Sky ..,............Moon of Manakoora Double Dare You ,........,.....Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen ..........It's Easier Said Than Done ........Whistle While You Work Doodle for the Memory ........Crossfeyed Cowboy on a Crossfeyed Horse Moon's Here Again Little Boys in Blue My Solitude ...............Tippi Tin Page Fortyffive 4 Back Row: Ross Van Lone, Willis Hoffman, Bill Helm, Owen Wilkinson, Leo Maiberger, Norman Hartwig, Charles Brenning Central Section: VI-Stanley Nettum, Russell Larson, Clifford Buchholtz, Conrad McGowan, David Wein- berg, Kenneth Kutz, John Wenham, Alden Krumheuer: V-Robert Hausen, John Harrington, Lloyd Emrick, Durwood Bergmann, Olive Diedrich, Mark Draves, Heinz Ludtke, Merland Bennett, Junior Reynolds: IV-Donald Lanzel, June Fralich, Dorothy Eckhart, Grace Tonne, Elaine Westphall, Lucille Schwemmer, Douglas Anderson, Robert Hyde, Alvin Scherwitz, Willis Babcock: III-Jeanette Merri- man, Florence Schiferl, Ellen Jane Cloute, Ida Klossner, Mavis Dooge, Carolyn Probst, Eyelyn Peck, Marion Buckingham, Marion Staude, Marcia Root, II-Goldie Lemke, Marjorie Seavert, Bonnie Kruck- enberg, Lurline Trieloff, Doris Buchanan, Betty Zeag I-Helen Smith, Mary Riyrgert. Florence Miller, Margery Scott, Virginia Poeppel, Betty Hertel, Eileen Gebhardt, Justine Matschke, Lila May Schmidt, Marion Meske, Elizabeth Ebner, Evelyn Hollabush, Hazel Fry Left VVing: Billy Ward, Dale NVolfram, LaVerne Rienke, Raymond Lehmann, Kenneth Monogue, David Leonard, David Knoerr, David Conroy. Right Wing: Raymond Krause, Lyle Roberts, Don McIntyre, Don Peterson, Roland Draves, Byron Bullock Front Section: IV-June Van Acker, Marjorie Allen, Hazel Puerner, Evelyn Mepham, Helen Hebbe, Laura Ouweneel, Charlotte Young, Florence Abernethy, Betty Mae Zeugner, Barbara Case, Norma Jean Trieloff, Mary Jane Case, Shirley Ann Grady, Jeanette Kitzman, John Borchardt, Miss Frohmaderg III-Marion Heth, Lorraine Ganzow, Genevieve Provanzano, Dorothy Sadler, Lura Schreiner, Violet Reglien, June Anderson, Louise Verity, Bernice Gumble, Beverly Falk, Ruth Johnson, Betty Parsons, Mary Anne Rohde, Mary Jane O'Brien, Bonnibel Kuhn, Jeannett Doepke: II-Jay West, Donald Heinz, Frederick Heth, Raymond Prechel, Robert Dailey, James Van Acker, Quinn Charlton, Arthur Buerger, Russell Pateiield, Bill Touton, James Meyer, LaVerne Tiffany, Bernard Humbach, Walter Jaeckelg I-- James Stevens, Devi-on Melotte, Rollin Barfknecht, Howard Kraus, Harold Case, Dale Dooge, Charles Lemke, Rodney Green, Clifford Stanton, Francis Lueder, Robert Zea Missing Members: Garth Godfrey, Merrill Lemke. John Orcutt, Ewald Reichert, Irene Wolff, Grandon Gates, Delores Foreman, Edward Finn, Robert Gerhardt, Hazel Klement, Orville Lemke Page Fortyfeight September- -CALENDAR- School begins. One hundred and fifty-four raw recruits line up for inspection. October- Election of Officers. General in Command, Mark Dravesg Colonel, Flo' rence Abernethyg Sergeant, Douglas Anderson, Commanderfinfchief, Miss Frohmader. November- Student Council Election. Thirteen freshmen receive commissions. December- Christmas party. Maneuvers show dancing as the weak spot in an other' wise united frontg better organization at LLWIHkLlml,. January- A new year. No casualties as yet. Semester exams threaten the camp. February- But the fortress holds and we prepare for a mass attack on the Second Semester. March- Yes, and we do, too. April- Army still in winter quarters due to uncertain weather conditions. May- Army morale seriously affected by epidemic of spring fever. June- Honorable discharge. Signed--DoUGLAs ANDERSON, Sergeant CAN YOU IMAGINE Leo Maiberger without his toothpicks? A cold bench with Bill Touton around? Durward Bergman fired with ambition? Don McIntyre and Don Peterson tipftoeing through the main room? Bob Hausen unable to grin his way out of a difficult situation? Mark Draves being graceful? Grace Tonne with Charlie Chaplin's feet? Helen Smith taking her time? Mary Jane Case doubling for Stepin Fetchit? Bob Dailey standing at attention? Grandon Gates missing a bull's eye? Mary Jane O'Brien without that look in her eye? Ewald Reichert talking baby talk? Elizabeth Ebner as a bouncer in a night club? Betty Parsons playing "Statue?" Dale Dooge standing on his head? Kenneth Monogue in a raccoon coat? Irene Wolff at a loss for words? Page Fortyfnine THE PERFECT FRESHMAN GIRL THE PERFECT FRESHMAN BOY Mary Jane Miller's hands. Douglas Anderson's eyes. Bernice Gumble's eyes. Lloyd Emrick's hair. Betty Zeugner's clothes. David Oonroy's shirts, Barbara Case's stockings. Rolland Drave's teeth. Florence Abernethy's laugh. Don McIntyre's trousers. Norma Jean Trieloif's hair. Jim Meyer's hands. Ruth Ann Becker's figure. Bob Hauserfs athletic ability. Mary Jane Case's dancing ability. Garth Godfrey's ability to dance. THINGS WE ARE PAID NOT TO TELL Who curls David Leonard's hair. Who polishes Garth Godfrey's finger nails. Who gives Mark Draves his beauty treatment. Where Harold Case gets his southern accent. Who taught Genevieve Provanzano, to walk. Who buys the gas for Ray Preckel's car. F CLEAN VERSE Miss Fromader: fduring English classj Bernard, will you scan this poem and tell us in what meter it is written? ' Bernard: fafter pondering a few minutesj It's written in antiseptic meter. p ALL PROFIT! David Knoerr: Durwood, what is overhead? Durwood Bergman: Well ................ nothing! PAST OR PRESENT TENSE? Miss Young: Couldn't you speak more distinctly if your gum'were in the waste basket? Arthur Buerger fgulp, gulpj : I wasn't chewing gum. Miss Young: You mean you are not chewing gum. BETWEEN PERIODS I Miss Fromader: When you people get quiet you may "pass out". That's probably the only time some of you will be quiet. A GOOD DEED Teacher: How long are deeds to be kept? Devron Melotte: You keep it until you die and then you throw it away. MONEY TROUBLES Mark Draves: When maya new nickel be issued? Alvin Sheurtz: When the government has enough silver to make one. OH YEAH! D. Anderson: What animal is in the greatest danger of becoming extinct? Beverly Falk: Wild ducks. Page Fifty 5+0P K.. L x 5 1 1 46 sf. ,fa Q g 55 4 x l rd xy' w. X n S99 nn Go a Waffrnj Way back when f-Zqffh ,jc Hana! We are fbi-cc 5 V 312. P' H 'V -1 ,f f- -' ' " ' fi 7'mn.s,oof'!'a'f1'00 ,Mary ,Jane Page Fiftyfone Jokes 30 YEARS FROM NOW Evelyn: Hubby, you ain't as gallant as when I was a gal. Wee: No, wifey, and you ain't as buoyant as when I was a boy! CAN YOU DO IT? Mr. Bienfang: To translate this equation, you begin at the center and work toward the middle. NOT GUILTY Bob J.: Miss Wagner, do you think it's right to punish people for things they haven't done? Q Miss Wagner: Why, of course not, Robert. Bob J.: Well, I didn't do any Advanced Algebra. A JOY RIDE Miss MeKeand: Does anyone in this class take Physics? Frank Gshwandtner: Physics takes me! IS IT THAT BAD? Zenk: I think we are the wits in this Algebra class. Tuttle: Is that so? Maybe you are half right! OUR MODELfT Miss Leinfelder: This room reminds me of an old Ford: it gets noisier every day. INITIALS! D. Peterson: I call my car R. E. D. Bob K.: What's that stand for? D. Peterson: Rescued from the dumps. WHAT'S IN A NAME Miss Aslakson: George, how do you pronounce your last name? G. Pfefferkornz The "P" is silent-pronounced as if it were spelled ufefferkornf' How do you pronounce yours? IS THAT THE CLASSIFICATION? Teacher: The apostrophe is a term applied to a figure of speech such as- "O Death, where is thy sting?" "O pitiless skies"- B. Canser ffrom back seatj : O nuts! MYSTERY! B. Ganser: This is the plot of my story, A midfnight scene: Two burglars creep stealthily towards the house. They climb the garden wall. They force a window open. They enter the living room as the clock strikes one. , Miss Aslakson: Which one? HAVE YOU HEARD 'EM SAY: Elmer Krantz: Oh, there's my girl! Valerie Roessler: Now, Johnny! Maryann Kelly: Say did you know'- Marie Willitz: Honestly? Barbara Hagemann: Ben says- Ruth Nemitz: And whatnot. Dean Helwig: Razzamatazz! Eugene Tilton: Oh nuts-that's as near as we can come to it! Page Fiftyftwo Calendar SEPTEMBER 1-First day of school, you know the rest. Everyone's discussing which new teacher is best. Therels Aslakson, Leinfelder, Freudenberg, and McKeand. Each of them willing to take their stand. SEPTEMBER 2-I looked in the Main Room and found only men, For all the choice girls are now in Room 10. SEPTEMBER 6-And now we have Labor Day, SEPTEMBER 7 But for us just another day of play. -"Why should we go to gym?" some exclaim, But to have all girls report, is Miss Frey's aim. SEPTEMBER 17-First football game of the season, SEPTEMBER 17 SEPTEMBER 24 Boy, what fun! Mighty Rockton lost to us, Zero to twentyfone. 18, 19-It rained and it poured, as it always will, When the County Fair came with its many thrills. -The pep meeting this lesson did teach, You can't razz Fort High to Mr. Beach. Gene was told to leave, but joe did coax "He didn't mean it-'twas all a hoax." SEPTEMBER 25'-After last night's setback of seven to six, The team was shifted to try some new tricks. SEPTEMBER 28-The check to Doris came in quite handy OCTOBER 1 But the essay she wrote was a "dandy," From good old Edgerton, we knocked the stuffing, The score was thirtyftwo to nothing. OCTOBER 5-Fire, fire, false alarm, OCTOBER 8 OCTOBER 1 2 OCTOBER 1 5 OCTOBER OCTOBER 22 OCTOBER 30 We tried the drill with little harm. -The Monroe Cheeses-we had them in a fix We tied them in a knot, forty to six. -In 1492, Columbus, you sailed the blue, And, we in 1937, pay our tributes to you. -We traveled miles to dear old "Stoton," Only to return with our hearts broken. In the game itself, excitement was aplenty, But we came home with a 19 to 20. 18-The day of reckoning has arrived, Report cards-did you say you sighed? -A recipe for a successful football game Was given when to the pep fest we came. Chefs Parker and Udey just can't be beat, For "Victory" to any team is a treat. Watertown went home with a 21 to 25. Why? Because our boys were more alive. -Wisconsin High was up to new tricks, Squeezed out our Conference chances, 19 to 6. Page Fiftyffive NOVEMBER 1-Ernie sent out a call for debators, NOVEMBER 2 NOVEMBER 3 He wanted those who wOuldn't be traitors. -'Twas the night before homecoming, And in back of the school Stood a huge bonfire burning, With pep for its fuel. -Clubs, clubs, clubs, that's all we hear, For they'Ve started some new Ones this year. NOVEMBER 7, 13-If you wanted to hear some people speak, You should have come to school this week, There was Rogers, Hawtrey, Anderson, and Wenger, too To aid in educating you. NOVEMBER 14-Lindy Friedell, we introduce you, NOVEMBER 17- NOVEMBER 18 NOVEMBER 20 NOVEMBER 23 NOVEMBER 24 NOVEMBER 25 NOVEMBER 30 Page Fiftyfsix As captain elect, we salute you. Wieners and buns, and mustard, if you like, Were found when the G. A. A. girls went on their hike. -The games have been cancelled-the season is through, We are sorry it's Over, aren't you? Now that Bob has recovered from his injuries severe, We'll give the whole team a lusty cheer. -Shakespeare came to our school today, When 'LHamlet" was presented as a play. -The L'Tchogeerrah" staff was chosen today, And just ask us if you think it's play. -The "F," Club dance went off in full swing, The orchestra they had was just the thing. -Thanksgiving Day, oh what a treat, All we did was sit and eat. -The boys were rewarded for the way they did fight, For they were guests of honor at a banquet tonight. ,f Fifth Row: Mr. Freudenberg fCoachj, Elmer Krantz, Mr. Sundt fAssistant Coachl, Bill Hoffman, Howard Kordatsky, iManagerJ, Jay West, Robert Carmichael, Mr. Bray, Raymond Krause, Mr. Beach fAth- letic Manager! . Fourth Row: Mr. Bienfang 1Assistant Coachj, Charles Covey, Charles Abernethy, Robert Luedke, Robert Kreuger, Leo Maiberger Third Row: George Werner, John Frohmader, Bob Rhode, LaVerne Punzel, Henry Larson, Robert Merri- man, Owen Wilkinson, Harry May Second Row: Eldon Barker, Willard Pitzner, Donald Fry, Robert Johnson, Robert Miller, Robert Ganser, Robert Luebke, Robert Zenk, Robert Feller First Row: John Kammer, Mark Kerschensteiner, Edgar Roloff, Wendell Friedel. William Neillv. Eugene Tilton, Frank Gshwandtner iCo-captainl, Dean Helwig ICO-captainj, Edwin Miller, Delbert DeForest 4 Southern Six Conference Conference Games? Won Lost Pct. 4 l 800 Fort .......... Rockton ....... 0 7 Stoughton ..... ....... . Fort ..,,, Burlington Watertown ............ 4 1 ,800 :"Fort .......... Edgerton ..... O Fort Atkinson ...,.... 3 2 .600 "iFort .......... Monroe ...... ..... 6 Wisconsin High .... 3 2 .600 ,"Fort ..... Stoughton .......... .... . 20 Edgerton ..............., I 4 .200 'Fort .......... Watertown ................ Zl Monroe .........,........ O 5' .000 'iFort ..... Wisconsin High ....... . 19 Total Scores Fort ...,. 149 Opponents .,.. .. 73 Page Fiftyfseven ROCKTON GAME 21f0--HERE-SEPTEMBER 21 Coach Freudenberg's Fort gridders certainly looked good in the first game of the season. Fort scored in each of the first three quarters. The first score was made on a neat pass from Cofcaptain Gshwandtner to Roloff, who snared the ball on the twofyard line. Roloff again scored in the second quarter. The final marker was made by Pitzner after a steady march to the fivefyard line. As a whole, Fort played well, the line opened holes that aided the backiield in gaining some speed. Rockton's large and scrappy team closed up those holes at the line of scrimmage. The Cardinals made twelve first downs and gained ninety yards on passes. One of the amusing sidelights was that time when Rockton's fullback with practically an open field, was stopped by Johnson who simply hung on to the sleeve of his jersey. BURLINGTON SNAPS FORT'S WIN STREAK 7f6-HERE-SEPTEMBER 24 A touchdown on a "sleeper" pass on the first play of the game was too much for Fort, even though the Cards outfplayed Burlington. Coach "Dinty" Moore's boys startled the spectators almost as much as they did the local gridders. Coach Freudenf berg's Cards came back, and after an exchange of punts, Friedel took a pass from Gshwandtner to cross the goal. Fort's defense tightened after the first minutes of play and not once for the remainder of the game did Burlington get inside of the fortyfyard line. As the second quarter ended Fort had the pigskin on the opponent's sevenfyard line. The fourth quarter started slowly and not until the last few minutes of play did Fort uncork a mass of passes, most of them incomplete. Fort threatened to score three times in the final period, but Burlington succeeded in checking each, once on the six' teenfyard line. The game ended with Fort trying desperately to complete a pass for a score. The offensive work of Gshwandtner and Covey stood out for Fort. FORT OPENS CONFERENCE WITH EDGERTON 3210 VICTORY-HERE-OCTOBER 1 With a complete "reversal of form" Fort's Cards got off to a swell start in the Southern Six Conference. The linemen charged hard and the backs mowed down the opponents which gave Fort the victory, Tilton and Covey starred. Tilton shifted from center to quarterback, Ganser to center, and his tackle post was occupied by Johnson. Fort registered twelve first downs. Pitzner showed more drive than ever before when he got away on a cut back for thirtyfthree yards. The Cardinals scored their first touchdown on a steady march down the field. Before the first half, with only five sec' onds to go, Gshwandtner tossed a pass to Ed. Miller, he lateraled to Covey who ran fortyfeight yards to a goal. Before the second half was over Fort scored two more touchdowns, and Fort's victory of 32f0 will go down in history. FORT TRIMS MONROE 40-6-THERE-OCTOBER 8 Monroe bowed to Fort as Fort defeated them in a "freefforfall" lateral pass game. Fort took an early lead and stayed there. The Cards worked well, both offensively and defensively. Monroe, at times, showed excellent offense, but at no time made a good defensive showing. Fort's scoring streak was led by Gshwandtner with three touch' downs, Roloff two and Pitzner picked up the other. Fort piled up twentyffour first downs. Monroe lost one golden opportunity when it fumbled over Fort's goal line. It was the first time in the season that the Cardinals looked like champions. FORT LOSES TO STOUGHTON 20f19-THERE-OCTOBER 15 The football game between the Stoughton eleven and the Fort Cardinals, in which Stoughton won 20 to 19, was the type of game you read about in fiction magazines but seldom see. Bill Neilly, fighting left guard, covered himself with glory as he smashed over the opponent's line. Page'Fiftyfeight 1 , ' rr At the end of the first half Stoughton led Fort 7 to 0, but Fort tallied two touch' downs before the second half was ten minutes old. Kvitle followed by tearing Fort's line to shreds in four plays and Christopher plunged over the goal on an end play of seventeen yards. The boys-really blocked with a bone rattling crispness, and opened holes big enough to drive a wagon through. The 'Burlington Special" displayed by Luebke, tightened and kept Stoughton constantly in hot Water. In the fourth quarter Gshwandtner went over for another goal. The next play, in which Stoughton took the ball on the kickfoff and raced ninetyfeight yards to a touchdown, cost Fort the ball' game. It was Fort's first conference defeat since 1935 when it lost to Watertown four' teen to seven. FORT UPSETS WATERTOWN 2Sf21-HERE-OCTOBER 22 The Fort Cards handed the Watertown Goslings their first defeat this season at jones Park. The Cards went after the Goslings' scalp right from the start. They took the ball on the opening kickfoff and marched uninterrupted to a touchdown by Pitzner, who smashed over from the threefyard line. Watertown came back, received the ball, and went down the field by runs and short passes, to tie the score. Bob Ganser, who played the greatest game of his career, all but tore the Watertown backs apartg and "Toad" Neilly, who had been injured, was the "sparkplug" of the Fort line that stopped Watertown from scoring on the eightfyard line in the last minutes of play. Fort's brilliant triumph sent a crowd of 2,5 00 spectators home buzzing and lifted the Cardinals back to the top of the Southern Six Conference. . WISCONSIN HIGH 19f6-THERE-OCTOBER 30 Fort took its worst beating in years when Wisconsin High of Madison whipped the Cards 19f6 on BreesefStevens field. The team just couldn't click and the harder the boys tried the worse they got. The most pitiful part of the showing came early in the fourth quarter when the Cards couldn't push the ball over on the fivefyard line. Fort outfgained the Badger preps four to one and did score a touchdown in the final minf utes of play on a perfect pass from Gshwandtner to Luebke, who raced fiftyfive yards to score. Bill Neilly suffered a broken bone early in the game and Bob Feller did not don a suit because of a wrenched knee received in practice earlier in the week. With the two regular guards out, chances were slim for the Cards. JEFFERSON AND HORICON GAMES CANCELLED One of the oldest rivalries in Southern Wisconsin, involving Fort and Jefferson, has terminated with the decision of Jefferson school oiiicials to call off the gridiron relaf tions. Reasonsz' Many protests from the followers of the Jefferson team. The, injuries of the lighter Jefferson squad necessitated the end of their rivalry before the final battle on Armistice Day. The game with Horicon was cancelled because of the serious condition of Robert Ganser, regular center, who was in the Watertown hospital due to injuries sustained in a previous football game. All festivities for homecoming, including the dance, were cancelled. Fort tied for second place and led the conference in scoring with a total of 122 points. Frank Gshwandtner took second place in individual scoring with fortyfone points. Fourteen of Fort's fifteen men graduate this year. j Page Fiftyfnine X Yea Team! Our popular cheerleader team consisted of Evelyn Bartelt, Dorothy Wolfram, Marion Habel, and Doris Knoerr. Under the direction of Miss Larsen these girls did much to increase the pep and enthusiasm of our student body. Their costumes of white skirts and red blouses were earned by selling FORT emblems. Doris and Evelyn, the senior members, were awarded i'F's" this year, in the future tryouts will be held to fill vacancies. Pep Meetings SEPTEMBER 17, 1937 It seems that we have real talent in our school. At least we think that Charlie McCarthy has nothing on Barbara Hagemann who was Carl McCartwheels in a cute skit presented before the Main Room. It has been said that Eddie Bergen could get some good pointers from Lillian Trottier as the manager of a "Dummy," QNO off fense, Barbaraj Marie Willitz imitated W. C. Fields to a "T" as Wobblefu Free Wheels. just like the real McCoy, Carl Lee McCartwheels pulled some funny boners by laying a finger on some of the football boys and teasing them about their "big moments." Here's a sample. "Frankie, Doesn't Min know the way home at noon in broad daylight or do you have to guide her?" Ready Burnen burned up Dean Helwig by reading a not.e from him. This is the last part: "My only weakness is a case of S. C." Wobble-u Free Wheels lived up to his "rep" by riding a bicycle on the stage. When asked how he got there, he replied, "Oh, I just rolled in." As a messenger, Gertie Wagner couldn't have been better if she'd been trained by the Western Union. Anyhow, we all had a lot of fun while it lasted. More power to Emogene Haferman, the "thinker upper" of it!! Page Sixty SEPTEMBER 24, 1937 For a little while all of us thought we would really have some "extra special" excitement in the main room. While Mr. Beach was giving announcements at 3 :36, a low, grumbling could be heard from the back of the room. Eugene Ludeman and Joe Urban were lighting. Glaring at each other, they were muttering threats back and forth. They raised their voices and became tense with anger. Finally, as each one's anger rose, their voices became audible. This is what we heard: Joe: fhissing between his teethj I'll make you eat those words, Ludemann. For two cents I'd take a poke at you right now. Eugene: Come outside and say that. Joe: I won't go outside for anybody. Let's have it out right here. A swell sport you are. Why, I've a mind to knock your head off. QThe room was tense. We knew that wouldn't last long. It didn't eitherj. Mr. Beach: Listen here, you two. I'll not tolerate such stuff in this school. Pack your books and get out! tHe acted as if he meant it. Eugene went., Joe: fln his best pleading voicej But, Mr. Beach, he said things that weren't true. He said that Mr. Freudenberg wasn't even trying to make the boys work. And he said that we were going to lose the game tonight. Why, everyone knows we're going to run the score so high it'll take a pair of field glasses to see it. Mr. Beach: That will be enough. Come on, you cheer leaders, let's show the boys we all aren't so pessimistic as Eugene is. And did that little hoax ever put pep into the old F. H. S.!! We nearly yelled our lungs out and I'm sure we raised the roof at least 6 inches!! OCTOBER 22, 193 7 It has often been said that too many cooks spoil the broth, but in the case of Warren Parker fchief cook and bottle washerj and Charles Udey fParker's,stoogej, a nice hash was 'Lcooked up." If you're interested in the recipe, here it is, straight from the chefs. A successful football game: 7 lbs. peppery kicks QEdgar Roloffsj 3 doz. eggy ideas Qhard boiled, like the coach'sj 8 lbs. sugary defense fBob Zenk's will doj 16 bbls. floury quarterback work fTiny Barker'sj 4 cups nutty end work fWee Luebke'sj 5 tbsp. spicy line fBob Feller's brand, 2 tsp. salt fTillie's-, he was in a pinch but was back in a shake. Nice pun, eh?j This recipe makes an exciting game with a final score of 83 to 6. Fort's favor, fflavorj, of course! Q Page Sixtyfone 1937 Fort Atkinson Chapter 1938 4,wl'u2Lep4 af14 OFFICERS ROBERT VAN HORN ........ President WILBUR KLEMENT ............ Treasurer HARLOW POUTSCH .... Vice-President ' JAMES MCGOWAN .... News' Reporter ROBERT PARSONS .............. Secretary N. O. ECKLEY ...........,............ Advisor Last June, twenty members of our local chapter of Future Farmers of America went on a five day camping trip to the Big Lakes region near Chetek, Wisconsin. The caravan consisted of four cars, four trailers, and four leaders with twenty boys. The following boys made the trip: Richard Northey, Harvey Regelein, Edwin Gumble, Robert Van Horn, James McGowan, Franklin Borchardt, Robert Mehltretter, Glen Schwemmer, Russel Klement, Edwin Miller, Herbert Gumble, Robert McIntyre, August Vollmar, Billy Schreiner, Allen Hetts, Harry Miller, Eugene Smith, Harlow Wisch, and Billy Hoffman. We were accompanied by our adviser, N. O. Eckleyg H. W. Hoffman, L. C. Leak, principal of Emery Junior High School, Russell Frost, Junior Editor of Hoard's Dairyman, and Edward Binkert. On the way to Chetek we visited the State Brown Swiss picnic at Tomah, and Irvine Park at Chippewa Falls. Our chapter was fortunate in that our adviser is part owner in a large logffaced cottage in the woods on the shores of Lake Chetek, and therefore we did not have to pay any rent. This cut down our expenses a great deal and each boy had to pay only five dollars for a five day vacation which will never be forgotten. The work of preparing meals was divided equally among all the boys, a different committee serving each meal. Dairy products-milk, cream, butter, and cheese, were used in abundance. The boys brought much of their food from homefhomemade bread, cookies, cakes, canned meats, potatoes, apple sauce, canned fruits, jellies, pickles, eggs, and cereal. "There's too much feed in the lakes. It's too windy. The weather's too cold. The water's too rough." You know the line. It's the usual fish story. The fishing always was better last week, or last year or any other time except when you are there. But we didn't mind this. We had the time of our lives. And anyhow, we didn't call it a fish' ing trip. We called it a camping trip. Our five days were packed with fishing, games, picnics, swimming, storyfswapping, relaxation, and sightseeing. Things always to be remembered about the trip: The "swell" cottage among the Norway pines on Lake Chetek where we spent our vacation. -P A H , -Ai? "" 1: -I 'L - eggs, if ,Q LN? U wx x May, " . rg , gig I ., 1 5 -. t W in 5... : -,.::,3g55 . 5 ,,., L .ir f A ,. ,j,. .,.. f 1 ..,. arg. - , ,Q 1 Q -,,: Q' . Q ev gl ""' . W ---- . 1 V QQ, ------ - -' NG V X5 . 3 THE GA fu --f OXJQ5 ' E CPSC Page Sixtyftwo The sleeping quarters with mattresses on the floor of that great big glassedfin porch. The championship pinochle team of Russ Frost and Ed Binkert with N. O. Eckley and Harry Hoffman and Louis Leak taking turns trying to wrestle the championship. The buckwheat cakes "griddled" by Harry Hoffman and devoured by the entire camp. August Vollmar was nominated as champion fisherman. He caught three different kinds of fish using a fly from the shore. Billy Schreiner was a close runnerfup for fish' ing honors. Ace cameraman of the party was Robert Van Horn. Loudest sleeper, Russell Klef mentg automobile drivers and road map hawks, Eddie Gumble and Glenn Schwemmer. Best long distance boat rowers, Harvey Regelein, Robert Mehltretter, Harlow Wisch. fThey rowed ive boats five miles the last night in camp, against the waves and wind., Nominated as camp heroes: Edwin Cumble and Dick Northey who found the lost boat for which the whole camp was searching. Eddie saw it through his telescope. The oars were recovered by Allen Hetts and Eddie Miller. Members of the Polar Bear Club: Jimmie Mc- Gowan fhe braved the frigid waters and icebergs twice to go swimmingj, Harlow Wisch, Franklin Borchardt, Bob Mclntyre, Allen Hetts, and Eddie Miller. So successful was our first camping trip that we are making it an annual event. The first camp' ing trip was hardly completed before we started talking about the next one which will be in june. Most fun: Crappy fishing at night under the bridge with hooks so close together that crappies couldn't move without hooking themselves, and yet - no crappies were caughtg the drum corps drill in the American Legion convention parade at Chetekg the picnic at Prairie Lake: the tire' changing, dustfeating, scenic trip home. Champion relief driver: Bob McIntyre. Heavf iest eaters: Harry Miller, Eugene Smith, and Her' bert Gumble. Best fish line tangler and most ex' cited fisherman: Billy Hoffman. Best trumpet - ' . f A "" T ' : i f f in ,. ..,. VEL . TRAILER 'FRA 5 ' W ' iiii' w 'if Na A. M is y df 'Y I 14 1 3 K 4: 'S S x :Va 1 -if . Mi . - 55352 A f x . .'.v- Q 2 f, V lt as ' V' A M- , ....4 ' ' " YACE :HE Col V r',:,: . Eg. s'r-. ..r- rp -I -A,... tr' wr-f-. .,.. ....5.::f:.,g.::j55:::-I,flY , .,.,,.,,..,,,..,., . ,,. . , ,Q 1 , fi A, gzxwvtia 'V S 56 mi PlaYer: Jimmy McGowan. ilili The fishffrying ability of Louis Leak. .4:,,,, ldz r, .-, ,.... fv - ":' V So Sl1CC6SSfL1l :" ' H A LANDING ONE! w a s o u r fi r s t camping trip that B G P p we are 'making it Q 'ifi an annual event. fi V I The first camping .,..5f . , lc? lviii t rip was hardly In .55 -v-: .lli v ' completed before Q VA U ., ,Q 2 "" .Al I ::,. We Started talk' Q. Q22 .,., .,V,. , .... -.:-: ing a b o u t the iiii ' " ""f' next 0 H 6 which 4'i':' ..,, A ...P will be in june. Zlizl' NYY Page Sixtyfthree Pfft Lf.3Zc6I'1.... Evers A lqsh ef-man Five - L1'6ra ry Cf'70Pf?2 - LfZf ' Sacfz-Handlefb Station FH,-5' 0 . ff, Clcjf 65 .? ffojafff C 004122 YUPQA Qmffb 5' P ge Sixty four DECEMBER 3 DECEMBER DECEMBER 7 DECEMBER DECEMBER DECEMBER 22- DECEMBER 23- DECEMBER 23- JANUARY 3 JANUARY Calendar -We went to Cooney to start our basketball, But we came home with a pretty bad fall, It was 19 to 17, they were full of glee, But all Fort was hollering "'kill the referee." 6-When vine ar is added milk be ins to curdle g , g , But that's not half as bad as Bob Canser snapping his -When Tillie grows up, he may not be mayor, But to us he has been the most valuable player. 10-Cooney came back and thought she was smart, With a 20 to 16, she broke our heart. 17-Wisconsin High, how they did strive, But we beat them 22 to 25. The first issue of the paper came out today, It seemed well liked especially by Mr. Bray. At last the Dramatic Club has had its chance, They gave us our nicest Christmas dance. Two days before Christmas and Santa Claus came, It was really Mr. Bray, or so they claim. An apple was given to everyone, for the reason- To keep us fit during the holiday season. -Vacation is gone and back to school we come, With all we forgot it makes us quite "dumb" 4-The football "F's" to the boys were presented, And 'iDorrie" and "Lynn" were quite contented, JANUARY 7w-To the tune of 16 to 35, JANUARY JANUARY JANUARY JANUARY JANUARY JAN UARY JANUARY JANUARY JANUARY 19f20f21-Now came the time for the boys and girls We beat Edgerton's team of five. 11-The Seniors were told to think about their career, For Dr. Merriman came to speak about it here. 11fWe went to Jefferson to beat them flat, Still we only won by seven, at that. 12-The music lovers who enjoy the clarinet, Went this afternoon to hear the Vxfarmelin quartet. 15 -The dentist said i'Now open your mouth wide" And some their false teeth wanted to hide. 19-The boys went out to have loads of fun When Fort beat Stoton 23 to 21. For most of us had to take at least one exam. 21-For those who wanted to hop and swing, The C. A. A. dance was just the thing. 22-To be tied for first in our debate, Was what we might call near being great. 26-Some of the girls had to leave Room 10, But they still wouldn't let in any men. They stated the reason " 'twas they couldn't study." But "Lynn" Bartelt wanted to be near her buddy. to cram, girdle. Page Sixtyfseven JAN UARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY 8- 1 4- 26-And now came the surprise they had in store. When our team beat Watertown 20 to 24. 1-Did the Steno. girls who went to work, Really slave, as they said, or did they shirk? 3-Such weather! You can't even walk or ride, All you can possibly do is enjoy a slide. 4-Wisconsin High came and we beat them aplenty, With a score that was 16 to 20. The band had played "auld lang syne" When Jefferson's team came for the last time. We took the old rivals through the cut With a 41 to 20, and it wasn't luck. 10-In Edgerton's ucracker box", we went to see The "Cardinals" beat them 20 to 23. H It's Valentine's Day and so you see, I'm sending my love to you from me. 18-The game with Monroe was very clean And we beat them twenty to thirteen. After the game we had a chance To go to the gym and have a dance. FEBRUARY 22-It was lucky that Washington cut down the cherry tree, FEBRUARY FEBRUARY FEBRUARY MARCH MARCH MARCH MARCH 1 8 MARCH MARCH MARCH MARCH MARCH Page Sixty-eight For it gave us half a holiday free. 24-The Senior girls today gave us the tip The award went to Dorothy Schloesser for Citizenship. 25-The game wasn't the least bit dirty, When Stoton beat Fort thirtyffour to thirty. 28-The Seniors were asked to come to the practices Of the class play, to prove they were actors and actresses. 4-In the last game with Watertown, we used plenty of tricks To show we were champions of the Southern Six. 11-For district Championship to Watertown we went, And back to Fort the trophy was sent. 15-The Northland College Band came to play here And after the recital, the students did cheer. -For regional championship we did fight And won the award that very night. 21-The birds were flitting and the bees were humming The first day of spring sent the students afrunning. 22-Mr. Rowland came and gave a speech, On earning a living within your reach. 23-When "Kell" became one year older, She didn't give anyone the cold shoulder. She brought a cake for them to eat And the girls of Room 10 thought it quite a treat. 28-The office was full, but not of truants, The Seniors came down to see if they were honor students The happiest of all, because they were best, Were Marion Markey and Dorothy West. 29-Fort was eligible for the state, But when Tomah trimmed us, it was just too late. awfe 1-Iunfeu Slfloxoery Mrs. and Hfss ffe ,,aoI77 M, Gannf A Look Joyce GD! ? Page Sixtyfnine Mama GMM The COMMERCIAL CLUB under the direction of Miss Seward had twelve members and met on Tuesday evenings to discuss various forms of commercial papers, business activities, and business relations. A large group of girls, calling themselves the CHARM CLUB, met once a week to discuss various subjects of interest to the modern girl. This group was under the direction of Miss Leinfelder. Dorothy Wilcox, Pauline Urban, and Dorothy Wolfram acted as oilicers. The SEWING AND KNITTING CLUB, a group of seventeen girls, feel that they have accomplished much in the way of sweaters, dresses and scarfs. Miss Graper and Miss Converse directed the group, Johanna Pagels was president and Jean Mullen, secretary. Twentyfone students with twentyfone cameras organized the CAMERA CLUB un' der the supervision of Miss Aslakson, and Lois Krauss, president. The big event for the club was when the faculty allowed them to take candid shots while in classes. The STAMP CLUB, consisting of only six members under the direction of Mr. Freudenberg was organized for the purpose of trading and selling stamps and in this way building up their own collections. Robert Luedtke acted as president. The BOYS' COOKING CLASS under Miss Boese, seems to have had the most fun. They made many good things and feel that they will be a big help to their future wives because of the experience they have had in dish washing. fEspecially Homer Mertf schingj Champion eater of the "goodies" made proved to be Carlyle Urban! g em A group of students, feeling that a school of our size needed a school newspaper, formed the Journalism Club which started publication of the,"SEfHI". The members were as follows: William Hedberg, editorfinfchiefg Ruth Nemitz, assistant editor, George Pfefferkorn, Walter Pagels, Evelyn Schloesser, Robert Zenk, Robert Feller, Emogene Haferman, Lucia Mack, Lillian Trottier, Russell Berkley, Jeanette Loga, Joan Black and Jean Crerar, department editors, Marjorie Fisher and Gladys Zickerman, typists. A student publication, the staff feels, does much to create school initiative, sponsor school spirit and keep townspeople, as well as students, informed regarding school ac' tivities. Our goal is to have printed issues in the future instead of the present mimeof graphed form. We owe much of the clubssuccess to Miss Lucille McKeand, our advisor. fThe editor-BILL HEDBERG, Page Seventy Ask 5 and' ORTUM To 3 xbdlfn 0!I5l77 age Seventyfo '7!w Qafwm Glad When clubs were again organized this fall, the Dramatic club, much to everyone's surprise and Miss Larsen's great pleasure, was found with about one-hundred prospecf tive members. Since such a large group would be a trifle hard to manage, even for Miss Larsen, it was decided that the organization should be divided into smaller divisions and as a result nine groups with approximately eleven or twelve members in each were started. The following were selected as chairmen of their respective groups: Joseph Urban, Dorothy Schloesser, Marion Snell, Betty McKoane, Shirley Case, Dorothy West, Marion Yackels, Mary Ann Kelley, and Doris Knoerr. Formerly the club's sole objective was the presentation of plays. This year, with evidence of so much other talent the activity of the club was changed so as to include other forms of entertainment as well, and so was born the "Forum Club". Officers were next chosen, and the following were selected to serve: Bob Zenk, President, Barbara Hagemann, Vice President, Shirley Case, Secretary, Ellen Jean Ward, Treasurer, Elmer Cberleitner, Property Manager, June DeVoll, Make Up, Dorothy West, Wardrobe Mistress. The purpose of the club was to give each individual member an opportunity to present himself before an audience and to display his or her various talents. At the regular Tuesday meetings each successive group was given complete charge of a prof gram and usually a play and several additional numbers were given. As a result mu' sical numbers, humorous readings, various bits of vocal work, and tap dancing were all included thus practically every member of the club was given a chance to show what he could do. This year an additional activity was included. Through the cooperation of the Lions Club, which furnished transportation, many outside programs were given. These included an afternoon's entertainment for the wives of visiting Boy Scout leaders at the Legion rooms, P. T. A. programs at the Royce, Black Hawk, and Tamarack View Schools, a Senior High P. T. A. program, a number in a rural drama program, a Cath' olic Women's Club program, a Cleaners program. These programs were made up of musical selections and one of the ten one act plays presented this year. The Club has now in its possession a fine makefup kit purchased with money earned at the highly successful Christmas party. The school very kindly furnished the materials for a stage setting which was built by Mr. Sundt with Robert Zenk and Elmer Oberleitner assisting. We consider this year an unusually successful one for the Forum Club, and Miss Larsen and the club appreciate the splendid cooperation of each member and of the community in helping us to carry out our motives. Page Seventy-two Bag! 9 For the first time in years an intramural program was started among the boys. Coach Freudenberg and Mr. Bienfang were the faculty advisors. Throughout the year the boys took an active interest and besides having a great deal of fun the participants developed unlocked for skill in the various sports. In the fall a touch football league was organized in such a manner that each gym class was represented by four teams. After class eliminations the championship team of each class entered a round robin tournament to determine the champions of the school. The team headed by Robert Teed took first honors because of their ability to run as well as pass. A Wednesday night basketball league was then organized for boys who were not out for Varsity. The six teams with captains are as follows: A Bears .....................................,.... ... .,...,,..,, ......,. D EAN MATTHEWS Creamputfs ....... ............. J OHN GATES Eagles .......... ,..,... D EAN PETERSON Cardinals .,..... ......... W ALTER PAGELS Lions ......... ...... R OBERT ROBERTS Badgers ........................,.....,,....................,....................... RUSSELL BERKLEY The Bears won the championship by defeating the Badgers. Russell Berkley, Rob' ert Nelson, and Warren Parker were high scorers of the league. The farm boys who played noon hours had a league consisting of four teams and they, too, proved that they were real basketball players, An interfclass elimination tournament consisting of the best players of each class was then held. The juniors won the championship game by defeating the seniorsg the freshman won consolation honors by defeating the sophomores. Medals were given to the juniors. The climax of the intramural program came on March eleventh, when a crowded gym watched the champion juniors play the faculty team led by the great Freudenberg. He, with Ross, Sundt, Bienfang and Holmberg, played a fast game and surprised everyone by their stamina. They just wouldn't stop running and couldn't miss. The juniors went down in defeat when the game ended with the score 33 to 27 in favor of the faculty. Russell Berkley was high scorer for the game and Coach Freudenberg was next in line. Following the basketball season the intramural sports program consisted of volley ball, kittenball and horseshoe. As the year ends, the enthusiasm for the year's sport program is undiminished. Page Seventyfthree Page Seventyffour qw' ,awaza ,4 It was the first day of school. After a rather hectic day of meeting strange faces and of trying to "it in", Miss Frey had a vision. More than a hundred girls were packed into a room of the high school. They called themselves the G. A. A. What could they be doing? From all appearances, they were electing oflicers. Evelyn Bartelt was chosen president, and Arlene Klassy the treasurer. Maryann Kelley was the "Point Secretary", and Doris Knoerr the "Corref sponding Secretary." Then that mental picture vanished. The scene changed and she saw the various heads of sports participating in that particular sport over which each presided. Down in the high school gym, Dorothy West, as referee of the basketball game, was blowing a shrill whistle! Dorothy Wolfram had just made a home run while play' ing kittenball behind the school. Marion Yackels was high jumping, her favorite of all track and field events. Marion Snell was "spiking the ball" in volleyball. Marie Willitz was hiking around the two bridges. Barbara Hagemann was sending across an "ace" at the tennis courts, as usual. Down at the pond, Marjorie Fisher was proving her ability at ice skating. Sally Ann Linke rode past on a bicycle, which suddenly became a horse. Jeanne Hollabush was sliding down hill 'ibellyfflopf' just as quickly other visions appeared and vanished. Eunice Darge had just scored a 'Lbull's eye" while practicing archery. Kathleen Kelley had made a "killfshot" in ping pong. Helen Poutsch had made a strike in bowling. Then those scenes, too, vanished. Suddenly a group of girls was going on a hike, gig' gling, and yelling all the way. Quick as a wink the same group was sliding down hill. Then they were dancing. Evidently they were hostesses to scores of students at a school party. Tournament games galore were being played in basketball and volleyball. Then Miss Frey started. She looked around her. Had she been dreaming? Of course she had, but what a wonderful vision. The best part of it was that the nine months of the school year brought reality to this pleasant dream. Pleasant dreams in the future, Miss Frey! Page Seventy'five Second Row: Mr. Bray, Ralph Kressin, Robert Kreuger, Elmer Krantz 1Manapger5, Mr. Freudenberg fCoachJ, Dean Helwiyz, Charles Abernethy, Mr. Beach fAthletic Managerj First Row: Harry May, Robert Luebke. John Kammer, Frank Gshwandtner, Willard Pitzner iCaptainJ, Eugene Tilton, Edgar Rolcif, William Neilly B This year's basketball team will go down in history as a team which broke all pref vious records by Hrst of all winning the Southern Six Championshipg going to the dis' trict meet at Watertowia they earned the right to play Delavan in the regional tournaf ment, They ended the season by going to the state meet at Madison, a feat never before accomplished by a Fort Atkinson High School basketball team. Conference Standings Won Lost Perct. Fort ...,...... .... 8 2 .800 2 Sto u g h to n ..... .... 7 3 .7 0 0 Watertown .,..,. .... 6 4 .600 v E 5 ' ff5 ff5f5'5" Monroe 6 4 .600 ,Q H ,,, , , S VIZ: 2 Wig, High ...... .... 2 8 .300 - y .W ' Ed t .......................... l 9 .100 -- ger on V District Tournament A-V I ' "" 2' in West Milwaukee ............ 13 Fort 21 Q Wate rtow ri ...................... l 8 Fo rt 2 4 -'I ' Regional Tournament IV.. V. Dem '----------4------i-----i- 27 SS State Tournament HH k. H Tomah ....,....................... 30 Fort 26 a le Evansville ..... . 24 Fort 23 Capt' Elect fOvertimeJ Page Seventyfsix OCONOMCWOC-THERE-DECEMBER 3 Although outscoring a veteran Cooney five the last half, the inability to work the ball into a shooting range of the basket caused the defeat of the Cardinals in their first nonfconference game of the season. The score was 19f17. Gshwandtner was the spark' plug in the Fort attack and connected for ten points to lead both teams in scoring. OCONOMOWOC-HERE-DECEMBER 10 A desperate Cardinal five failed to collect valuable points the first three quarters of the gameg trailing then 18f7 they began hitting the hoop but too late to overcome the large lead Cooney had. The final score was 2Ofl 6. Gshwandtner played best for Fort, scoring three field goals. WISCONSIN HIGH-THERE-DECEMBER 17 In its first conference game of the season a very impressive Fort Cardinal five humbled a stubborn Wisconsin High Hve to the tune of 25322, at the University Field House. Playing by far the best game of the season the Cardinals started off witha bangg Wisconsin High led at the half by a 12f11 count. Fine ball handling and fast breaks finally downed the power' ful Madison aggregation. Scoring honors were evenly divided with X Captain Pitzner and Gshwandtner leading the team with seven k, N points each. Tilton and Kammer were right behind with six and lan le five points respectively. EDGERTON--HERE-JANUARY 7 Fort rolled up its second league victory of the season with a score of 3918. Until the last quarter it was anybody's ball game but then Fort scored fifteen points while holding Edgerton to three. Luebke's great passing in the last quarter enabled the Fort forward line to collect as many points as they didg Pitzner was high scorer with thirf teen pointsg Kammer and Gshwandtner followed with seven and six points respectively. JEFFERSON-THERE-JANUARY 10 An overconfident Fort five barely escaped with a Z9-Z2 victory from their tradif tional rivals at Jefferson in a nonfconference encounter, after exhibiting a fine brand 1 f of basketball against their two conference opponents. MONROE-THERE-JANUARY 14 In a rough and tumble game at Monroe, the Fort Cardinals suffered their first conference setback, by the score of 3402. Fort was guilty of seventeen personal fouls and four technical fouls, while Monroe committed only ten personals. STOUGHTONWHERE-JANUARY 19 So evenly matched were these two teams that it took a field goal in the last minute by "Tilly" to decide the winner. Most of l the time the game was a defensive battle. Pitzner gathered twelve ..T0ad.. Page Seventyfseven 4-Wee,, points and Tilton six while Nyhagen led the opponents with eight points, making three field goals on sensational left handed hook shots. The score was 23f21. WATERTOWN-THERE-JAN UARY 28 By handing Watertown a 24 to 20 defeat the Fort Atkinson Cardinals jumped into a tie with Monroe for first place. Playing his last game of high school competition Frank Gshwandtner scored seven points, while holding his own man scoreless. Capt. Pitzner and Tilton each turned in a fine performance scoring eight and six points respectively. WISCONSIN HIGH-HERE-FEBRUARY 4 Playing before the largest crowd of the season, and opening up the second half of the conference season Fort again demon' strated their tight defensive tactics by downing the luckless Madif son Cagers 20 to 15. Pitzner was high scorer. JEFFERSON-HERE-FEBRUARY 8 I In the last athletic contest ever to be played between the two schools Fort put the finishing touches on Jefferson in a nonfcon- ference game by a score of 41 to 20. Twelve men saw action for the local team. However, a fact to be remembered is that jefferf son was leading 10 to 4 at the end of the first quarter! EDGERTONMTHERE-FEBRUARY 10 The Edgerton five led Fort during this whole game, playing an airftight defense the second half, the Cardinals gained possession of the ball and were able to overcome a large lead piled by the op' ponents during the first half. Final score was 23 to 20. Tilton took ' fa scoring honors for his team by ringing up seven points. "Sc1'atchy" Page Seventy-eight "Tilly" MONROE-HERE-4FEBRUARY 18 This game turned out to be a different story from the one played at Monroe a month previous. Fort led in scoring in every quarter but the third. Twentyfhve fouls were called in this game, twelve being for the home team. The score was 21 to 13 in Fort's favor with Pitzner as high scorer again with eight points. STOUGHTON-THERE-FEBRUARY 25 Erratic ball handling and failure to control rebounds caused the Cardinal five to bow in defeat to a powerful Stoughton five by the score of 34 to 30. Kammer paced the Fort attack with nine points closely followed by Tilton with seven and Pitzner with six. WATERTOWN--HEREIMARCH 4 The largest crowd of the season, over 700 people, saw Fort High gain undisputed conference championship for the first time in the history of the school. It was a ball game many fans will never forget. The lead changed hands many times, with Fort tak' ing the lead in the last thirty seconds of play to finally eke out a 22 to 20 win. It was the combination of Kammer and Tilton as forwards, Pitzner at center, and Neilly and Luebke as guards that clicked to put the Cardinals back in the lead after they were trail' ing 18 to 14 with four minutes left to play. Pitzner scored half the local points and Kammer was second with three baskets. WATERTOWN DISTRICT TOURNAMENT- MARCH 9, 10, 11 Playing a defensive brand of ball rather than offensive, the Cardinals defeated West Milwaukee by the score of 21f13 in their first game. They led their opponents throughout the game, Tilton was high scorer with seven points. Coming through in the last half with fourteen points, a pow' erful Cardinal machine defeated Watertown for the third time and won the championship of the Watertown Class B tournament. The score stood 1Of9 at the half but rangy Eugene Tilton took things in his own hands and in the third quarter scored three sucf cessive field goals and a free throw, thus giving Fort a commanding lead of 17f11. Final score was 2448, Eugene Tilton, Robert Luebke, and Willard Pitzner were named on an all star tournament team by the jefferson County Union after their brilliant performances in the Watertown tournament. WATERTOWN REGIONAL-MARCH 17 By defeating a highly favored Delavan five 3927 the Fort team earned for themf selves a chance to enter the state tournament. Kammer and Pitzner stood out offenf sively scoring twentyffour points between them, while Luebke's fine dribbling and Tilton's and Neilly's great defensive play were the highlights of Eort's victory. During the last two minutes of the game the entire second team was given a chance to play. MADISON-CLASS B TOURNAMENT- MARCH 29-APRIL 1 "George" After leading all through the game the Cardinals bowed to Tomah in their Hrst con- test of the state meet. Sensational shooting by Tomah the last quarter and a onefhanded push' shot by a substitute forward in the last 44 secf onds brought victory. Fort led 17f14 at the half and 2Of16 at the end of the third quarter. Pitzner led the Cardinals in scoring with twelve points, while "Henry," tall Tomah cenf ter, collected eight points for the victors. Playing in the consolation bracket against Evansville the Fort Cardinals lost a thrilling overtime battle by a score of 2423. Again Fort was leading by a wide margin with only a few minutes to play but they could not keep the pace and had to suffer another defeat. In the overtime period both teams scored a field goal but Evansville also made good on a free throw, while Fort missed three. Luebke and Kammer collected eight and seven points respectively, npitzn I-Duckyn Page Seventyfnine THIRD ROW-Charles Abernethy, Henry Larson, Harry May, Donald Fry, Elmer Krantz, Robert Zenk. SECOND ROW-Mark Kerschensteiner, Eldon Barker, Edwin Miller, Robert Miller, Robert Ganser, Wendell Friedel, Ralph Kressin, Robert Luebke, Coach Freudenberg. FIRST ROVV-Edgar Roloff, Dean Helwipz, Willard Pitzner, Frank Gshwandtner, William Neilly, Robert Feller, Charles Covey, John Kammer, Howard Kordatzky. MISSING MEMBERS-Robert Johnson, Eugene Tilton. n ll 4 The "F" Club was organized November 1, 1937, to promote cleaner and better Athletics. Every member must have earned an F in some sport. The following officers were elected: Eugene Tilton, presidentg Willard Pitzner, vice presidentg Robert Luebke, treasurerg and Robert Feller, secretary. The club meets every first and third Tuesday of each month. Wearing an "F" and being a member signifies that the boy has taken an oath promising to keep in training. Each member wears his "F" on Friday. This group chooses the captains of the bootball and basketball teams. For the coming year Wendell Friedel and Harry May are the respective captains elected. Also at the end of each season the club votes for the player who they believe has been most valuable to the team. This honor was bestowed upon Eugene Tilton for his work in football and upon Willard Pitzner for his line basketball showing. The "F" Club was resumed this year after being discontinued some years ago and has twentyffive members with Coach Freudenberg as faculty advisor. Their initiations and suppers provided an opportunity for lots of fung their high school party was enjoyed by all who attended. Page Eighty Social fzlfe During the past school year we have had the opportunity to gather in the gym on the average of once each month for a school dance. These dances have been sponsored by various organizations. On September 17 the "Senior Swing" was held after the Rockton game. The gym was prettily decorated in red and white, and a large crowd of students and alumni en' joyed the first dance of the season. The club sponsored our second dance, which was held on November 24. The fall colors of orange and black were used for decorations. Cn December 23, the Forum Club was host at an allfschool dance. The decoraf tions consisted of silver stars on a blue background. A large tree occupied one corner of the gym. A floor show consisting of a tap dance by Helene Hodgden and Valerie Roessler, a vocal duet by Bob Zenk and Joe Urban, and a solo tap dance by Lillian Blankenship, was the high spot of the evening. The largest attendance of the year was present as many alumni were home for the Christmas vacation. The members of the Girls' Athletic Association, under the direction of Miss Frey, were the hostesses at our next dance held January 21. They decorated the gym in black and white and used silhouettes on the basketball boards. A "skate dance" was the novelty of the evening. The dance was well attended and the girls realized a fine profit. After the Monroe game on February 18, the Sophomores sponsored an allfschool dance. Decorations were carried out in a red, white, and blue color scheme. "We had a good time," was an oft heard comment following the dance, and the Sophomores and their advisor, Miss Leinfelder, are to be highly complimented. At the beginning of the school year a Social Committee, consisting of representaf tives from all three classes was organized. The people chosen were: Seniors-Shirley Case, Betty McKoane, Robert Fellerg Juniors-Mary Bradley, Eunice Darge, Harold Mittagg Sophomores-Janet Dexheimer, George Pfefferkorng advisor, Miss Larsen. The duty and purpose of the committee was to arrange for social events during the ensuing year. This committee of eight members very effectively laid out plans for decorations for Homecoming and of the main room before the Christmas season. Page Eighty-one Second Row: Clyde Morris, Robert Zenk, Mr. Holmberpf, Joseph Urban, Robert Bemus First Row: Ruth Ross, Lillian Trottier, Warren Parker, Ireene Rumary, Ellen Jean Ward Wm' With the debate season over, the next thing up for consideration was the Forensic contests, This season an unusually large group showed interest in the various divisions. Elimination contests were held in both Junior and Senior High Schools and the following were chosen to represent Fort Atkinson in the League contest at Watertown: OratoryfClyde Morris, extemporaneous speaking-Robert Bemus and Joseph Urban, extemporaneous reading- Sally Ann Linke and Ircene Runiary, serious declamationfRuth Ross, and humorous declamatory iEllen Jean Ward. The coaches, Mr. Holmberg, Miss Aslakson, Miss McKeand, and Miss Leinfelder, then concentrated their efforts on those contestants. On April 8, seven worried contestants sallied forth to Watertown to do or die for F. H. S. -and they did! Results were: Oratory ...............,................ ..... C lyde Morris, lst Extemporaneous Speaking ..,. ,..,,...,,.. B ob Bemus, lst Extemporaneous Reading ..,. ...... S ally Ann Linke, 2nd Serious Declarnatory ........ ,,,,,,,,,,,., R uth Ross, lst Humorous Declamatory ..................,..................,.............,.... Ellen jean Ward, 2nd The next contest was the SubfDistrict at Elkhorn on April 19, where Fort Atkinson was represented by those who won first in the League Contest. There Clyde Morris again placed Hrst in Oratory and he went on to the District contest at Whitewater on April 22. There he placed 3rd-and so Fort Atkinson's Forensic season was closed, Page Eightyftwo Debate Season Resolved, That the several states should adopt a unicameval system of legislation. Sounds interesting, doesn't it? We Debaters thought so, too. But with a squad like the one F. H. S. had this year, not even a thing such as that could daunt us. We attended the annual Debate Clinic at Madison on November 19th. In the eve' ning the debate between Northwestern and Wisconsin Universities proved most enjoy' able for the girls, when they heard the southern accent of the last affirmative speaker. Following this we competed with Illinois High Schools at Beloit college, no decif sions were given, but we received valuable criticisms. Our first round of league debates at Whitewater State Teachers' College took place January 22. Here we tied for first place with Elkhorn-winning three out of four debates. To establish the winning team we literally swam to Madison during one of the February rains, for the eliminations were then held between Elkhorn, Baraboo, and Fort Atkinson. After three rounds of "Scotland's Burning" the affirmative team was out of condition and consequently we placed second, surrendering first honors to Baraf boo. This ended our season. No doubt it would be Htting and proper here, to add a good word for Mr. Holmf berg. He's really a swell coach and he could not help it if Bemus persistently mislaid material, if Ireene and Bob Zenk quarreled over "whose gonna have which book", if Lillian forgot rebuttals, if Joe insisted on those three little words, if Parker blissfully wrote notes during speeches, if Clyde "blew up", if Ross cheated ffairly? D with the time cards, and if Ward at the last minute couldn't find the 'Lone necessary card". If you have survived this, we suggest you turn the page, and forget to tell your friends all about it. Page Eightyfthree CLASSIFIED ADS WANTED: Will pay cash for good original excuses.-E. LUDEMAN. WANTED: One good looking girl to wear my HF".-ELMER. WANTED: An alarm clock that doesn't ring.-EUNICE DARGE. WANTED TO BUY: A car that always starts --BOB JOHNSON. WANTED TO KNOW: Where Mr. Beach Hnds the answers to the questions he HSRS.-WILBUR KLEMENT AND HENRY PRUST. FOR SALE: One davenport-slight sag in the middle,-DEAN HELWIG. WILL TRADE: One front seat in Soc. Ec. class for a good easy chair.-CHARLES COVEY. FOR SALE: Good used set of books. Equipped with accompanying notes and pic' tures.-ROBERT CARMICHAEL. LOST: One good looking boy. Finder please return to SHIRLEY KREGLOW. PERSONALS: Not responsible for debts contracted by- myself after graduation? CHARLES UDEY. SERVICES OFFERED: Will take your picture. Guarantee to get you in your Worst pose.--SCHERER HERTEL. INSURANCE: Girls, don't wait! Have those valuable football medals, entrusted to your care, insured from theft, loss or refund, You don't Want to have them stolen, lost, or have to return them, do you?-NOfPROTECTION INS. CO. WORK WANTED: Do you need a steady man? I'm the one you're looking for.- LARCINE STEDMAN. Page Eightyffour W APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL APRIL May MAY MAY MAY MAY MAY MAY JUNE JUNE JUNE 2 9- 7- Calendar -They put some chocolate over the soap, Some bit, 'twasn't you I hope. 6-Mae West has wisdom in what she expressed, At least that's what Dr. Vander Lugt stressed. 7-Forensic contests were held at Watertown, Morris, Bemus, and Ross claimed their crown. -Dr. Gage came and told us about the knowledge We would get if we went to Beloit College. -The basketball "F's" were given today, And all the girls began their play. The most valuable basketball player was "Pita" He's never heard of the word "quits". The basketball boys will look up to Harry May When next year he leads them in their play. 14-The rabbit was coming, To bring the eggs here So when vacation was called, The students did cheer. 19-When the Juniors voted, it was to be seen That 'LLindy" was the king and Ruth the queen. 23-The G. A. A. introduced the king and queen, At the Cotton Ball where they reigned supreme. In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to L'The Prom." Whether his name be "Wee" or 'LDuckie" or "John" 30-To Whitewater they went, Fort honors to bring, Our talented folks who play and sing. The work is finished, we're through with the mess, For today the annual goes to press. -On this date the Army and Navy will play, "Who shall win" did I hear you say? -The boys are out running, jumping, and throwing, And our splendid track team is steadily growing. 8-The Operetta now is drawing near, For the Glee Club is rehearsing, as we all can hear. -All the classes are hoping and they know they'll have fun, At the picnics this year, with a Wiener and bun. -The announcement will be made and we'll all .give a shout, For today is the day that the annual comes out. 30-We all will go out under the sea Cf the bright blue sky, to rededicate the tree. -The Baccalaureate service, of course, will be serious And our duties in life will be made very clear to us. For twelve long years we have waited to rate A diploma on the night we graduate. 10-The boys and girls will come just to see The alumni celebration and how they used to be. Page Eightyfseven Glam film, ' "The Late Christopher Bean" is the story of a New England doctor and his family. Dr. Haggett, played by Warren Parker, is constantly nagged by his wife fBetty McKoanej and his ambitious daughter Ada fGraee Feldschneiderj. Ada fancies her baby prettiness and babylike manners throughout the play. Dr. Haggett has another daughter Susie CEllen Jean Wardj who is in love with Warren Creamer, the village painter, played by Robert Zenk. The plot centered around the Haggett's maid, Abby, played by Emogene Haferman, who of all people in town, alone sensed the aspiration of Chris Bean and staunchly defended the great artist. The play is brought to a climax when Abby turns out to be Chris Bean's wife and her Chris Bean canvases, which are worth a fortune and which the Haggetts have taken and been on the verge of sellf ing, are returned to her. Joe Urban proved an able Rosenberg-dialect and all, while Wilbur Klernent did just as well as the villain. Dean Helwig was the art critic. Charles Covey and William Neilly were our valuable stage managers and Dorothy West and Barbara Hagemann our efficient prompters. Of course, the most credit goes to Miss Graper and Miss Converse for their patient directing. Page Eightyfeight p7l00tel'tGCd6 PrefProm Un Saturday, April 23, the members of the Girls' Athletic Association were again the hostesses, this time at the Cotton Ball for the purpose of crowning the Prom king and queen. Cotton balls hung from the balcony formed attractive decorations, in keepf ing with which, all the girls were required to wear cotton dresses and the boys to come in shirt sleeves. At 9:30 Wendell Friedel and Ruth Covey were crowned as king and queen in a very pretty ceremony. Prom The Junior Prom of 1938 will go down in the annals of Fort Atkinson as one of the most successful proms ever presented. The Juniors and their sponsor, Miss Larsen, feel that their work was not in vain when it was discovered that the treasury of the class was greatly increased. The deep sea motif was the theme for decorations with colorful murals of fish and mermaids on a background of green sea weed. A false ceiling was created by using green paper and fish nets strung here and there, to add to the illusion. As souvenirs each couple was given a dance program with pencils attached. On the stage Eddie Thiessen and his ten piece band held sway and gave us some of the finest dance music in the modern manner. An interesting and unique feature was the broadcast of the prom, starting at 9:30. At ten o'clock the prom king and queen, Wendell Friedel and Ruth Covey, marched down the center of the floor with their court of honor which included Robert Heide, Mary Bradley, Robert Feller, Doris Knoerr, George Pfeiferkorn, Archie Leigh Alley, William Hedberg, and Jean Crerar. The orchestra then changed the tempo from the Fort Loyalty song to a dance number and dancing followed until one o'clock. The patrons and patronesses were Mr. and Mrs. Kerschensteiner, Mr. and Mrs, Rohde, and Mr. and Mrs. Black. Page Eightyfnine 0 For the past nineteen years the orchestra has been directed by Miss Leila Snell. Those who pass by the residence of Miss Snell on Monday evenings may see and hear the twentyfone members holding their weekly practice. 'This home has become one of the most popular, wellfknown, and mernoryfholding spots in our city. The orchestra contributes its part to many programs and entertainments during the school year such as class play, operettas, and commencement. CLARINET Henry Prust Harold Witte Archie Leigh Alley Dick Strommen Donald Yackels Edward McGowan Daniel Gieschen TRUMPET MEMBERS SAXOPHONE Willard Pitzner Loren Steinke Lloyd Emrick Merton Baker Arthur Hebbe BARITONE Harold Mittag Mark Kerschensteiner TROMBONE Robert Miller Page Ninety Dean Peterson DRUMS Bud Kemmeter VIOLIN Theron Melotte john Kammer Arline Klassy PIANO Marion Snell Eancf Stuart Anhalt is the director of our high school band which consists of flftyfseven members. One concert was given this year at the community building. We are proud of the record our band made at the Whitewater Music Festival. They placed in division one in both sight reading and concert, and in division two in marching. CORNET: Marjorie Allen Charles Ebersohl Robert Heide Bonnibel Kuhn Janice Lange Harlow Leonard Conrad McGowan James McGowan Robert Merriman Priscilla Oettmeier Russell Pateheld Hazel Puerner Lloyd Streich RohertTeed Hollace Tews William Touton E TUBA: Clifford Buchholtz BARITONE: Ronald Ehlers Harold Mittag CLARINET: Daniel Gieschen MEMBERS Lloyd Henze Joyce Lange Milton Lorman Joyce Markley Harry Miller Marjorie Oettmeier Henry Prust Richard Strommen Donald Tews Esther Venning Virginia Wagie Richard Wimple Harold Witte DRUM: Lyle Hake Dale Koenin g William Ward DRUM MAJOR: Robert Mehltretter Betty Muir Janette Dexheimer TROMBONE: George Linberts James Meyer William Trieloif Doris Trieloif HORN: Lillian Kiester Marjorie Sievert Marion Schiferl Robert Nelson Marie Kube SAXAPHONE: Lurline Trieloff Donald Shook Raymond Peterson Edward McGowan TYMPINI: Clyde Morris B B SOUSAPHONE: Walter Pagels Robert Simdon OBOE: John Romoser BASSOON: Ruth Romoser Page Ninetyfone glee ew The department of vocal music in our High School continues to show steady de' velopment both in excellence of work and in the increasing number of those participating. There are now several divisions working regularly each week, in spite of the fact that they must meet outside regular school hours. The Junior Girls' Glee Club of forty voices, last year presented the Cantata, "Hiawatha's Childhood." This year, aided by the Junior Boys' Glee Club, a newly organized group of ten voices, they will present "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" the third week in May. V The Senior Girls' Glee Club of fifty voices is aided by the Boys' Glee Club, a group of sixteen voices, to form the Choral Club. From this group of young singers is drawn material for various programs throughout the year, such as P. T. A. meetings, Safety meetings, Christmas programs, Memorial Day programs, and Forum Club pre- sentations. The Choral Club also furnished three numbers for the 23rd Convention of the Second District of Women's Clubs. The larger groups are organized, and the Senior Girls' Glee Club last year acquired simple white robes which lend dignity and uniformity to the organization. This year our musical section was entered in the Music Festival held at White' water. The mixed chorus sang two numbers, the Boys' Glee Club sang one number, a group of nine girls sang one number, and Doris Knoerr, Robert Zenk, Henry Prust, and Dorothy Schloesser sang solos. Dorothy Schloesser received a iirst in the Class C soprano section. Two seconds and a third were received by the other soloists. In the last three years these combined groups have presented two operettas, "The Prince of Peddlersn, and "The Gypsy Rover", and the one to be presented this year is "Hollywood Bound." The cast of characters is led by Robert Zenk as Bob Kent, Dorf othy Schloesser as Marcia Norton, and joe Urban as Windy Bryan. The following have speaking and singing parts: Donal Tews, Lillian Trottier, Suzanne Weidemann, Warren Parker, James Tuttle, Charles Udey, Sally Ann Linke, Elmer Oberleitner, Henry Prust, Clyde Morris, Barbara Hagemann, Harold Witte, George Pfefferkorn, John Romoser, Mark Kerschensteiner, and George Linberts. The production is under the direction of Mrs. J. A. Hagemann, Miss Aida Larsen, and Miss Virginia Johnson. With the exception of Memorial and Commencement programs this will conclude the activities of the groups for the year. Page Ninetyftwo Spain? Nlhfeiiw Tennis About a dozen students reported for tryouts in tennis this spring. After the elimf ination games Robert Heide, Willard Pitzner, John Kammer and Mark Kerschensteiner were selected to represent Fort Atkinson. Only one match against Stoughton has been played and we then won the match over Stoughton by 4 to O. Mr. Bienfang, the coach, hopes to repeat last year's record. In the spring of 1957 both Whitewater City High and Stoughton teams were def feated twice and Beloit once. Janesville, the winner of the Big Eight Conference, also lost its match with us. Track . Track has been started after a lapse of six or seven years, A great deal of interest has been created in the sport and thirty boys have been trying out for the twelve events. The month of May will be devoted to many meets in which the boys can earn their major letters. Spring Football About forty boys have reported regularly for a period of four weeks for spring football practice. Considerable time has been spent on the fundamentals of the game. The boys out for practice have been divided into an Army and Navy squad and on May 4 the two teams will play an exhibition game to end spring training. Page Ninetyfthree All Sei Sf eppin Pafs No F3 Ccfflof fsff Gfddalc Hello P N yf


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