Garrett High School - Aeolian Yearbook (Garrett, IN)

 - Class of 1939

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To us, through the years, the memory of his good sportsmanship, cheerful friendliness, and beautiful Christian character has been a constant force in bringing us to visualize that: " When the one great Scorer comes To write against your name. He writes not that you won or lost, But how you played the game. " Chalmer Recktenwald 1920-1935 L ' ENVOI When Earth ' s last picture Is painted, and the tubes are twisted and dried, When the oldest colors have faded, and the youngest critic has died, We shall rest, and, faith, we shall need it—He down for an aeon or two. Till the Master of All Good Workmen shall set us to work anew! And those that were good shall be happy; they shall sit In a golden chair. They shall splash at a ten-league canvas with brushes of comets ' hair; They shall find real saints to draw from—Magdalene, Peter, and Paul; Tney shall work for an age at a sitting and never be tired at all! And only the Master shall praise us, and only the Master shall blame; And no one shall work for money, and no one shall work for fame: But each for the joy of the working, and each. In his separate star. Shall draw the Thing as he sees It for the God of Things as They Are! —Rudyard Kipling. 5 CLEAR THE BLOCK Guiding us over Board of Directors, hinder our progress, gerial ability " clear more traversed roads is the No danger or obstruction will for their foresight and mana- all blocks " . 4 Secretary 5 FULL SPEED AHEAD Having received the " right-of-way " the Chief Dispatcher, supported by the General Superin¬ tendent, issues final orders. On the train the Courageous Crew complete preparations for " full speed ahead " . 6 General Superintendent W. S. Painter Chief Dispatcher E. V. Mlnniear Accountant Marjorie Nell Bookkeeper Pauline Foley 7 COURAGEOUS CREW E. V. MINNIEAR B. Pd. Tri-State College, B S. Ball State Teachers’ Col¬ lege, M. S. Ed. Indiana Uni¬ versity. Civil Government and Eco¬ nomics. MARGARET WHITE A. B. Earlham College. English and Home Econom¬ ics. GILBERT COBLE A. B. Central Normal, Indi¬ ana University, University of Wisconsin, University of Utah. Music and Art. MRS. NANCY EITCH A. B. Marion Normal, Frank¬ lin College, Indiana Univer¬ sity. Social Science. MILDRED EVARD B. S. Ohio Northern, M. S. Northwestern University, Purdue University, Indiana University, University of Wisconsin. English and Journalism. PAUL BATEMAN B. S. A. Purdue University. Agriculture and Biology. Assistant Basketball and Foot¬ ball Coach. HELEN JENNINGS A. B. Manchester College, University of Wisconsin. Home Economics and Eng¬ lish. JOHN E, FLORA A. B. and M. S. Indiana Uni¬ versity, DePauw University, Purdue University. Mathematics and Assistant Coach. ARTHUR F. MORRIS A. B. Manchester College, University of Kansas. General Science and Physics. CAMERON PARKS B. S. University of Illinois, M. A. University of Ken¬ tucky, Albion, Michigan Col¬ lege, Northwestern Univer¬ sity. Physical Education, Health, and Athletic Coach. 8 HARRY RAMMER B. S. Manchester College, Columbia University. Social Science. O. B. ROSE A. B. Indiana Central College, A. E Indiana University. Geometry, Algebra, Mechan¬ ical Drawing, Arithmetic. EARL SHANABERGER B. S. Purdue University, Uni¬ versity of Michigan, Indiana State Teachers’ College, Northwestern University. Chemistry, Health, General Science, Social Science. RUSSELL SHERMAN A. B. Manchester College, M. S. Indiana University. English, Social Science. MRS. BLANCHE CASNER A. B. Indiana University, In¬ diana State Teachers’ College, Ball State Teachers’ College. Physical Education and Health. MRS. HELEN ELLIS Ph. B. University of Chicago, Tri-State Normal, Indiana University. Latin and Library Supervisor. WILLIAM SIMON A. B. Manchester College, Indiana University, Univer¬ sity of Wisconsin. Commercial. MARIE THRUSH A. B. DePauw University. University of Chicago, Har¬ vard University, Indiana Uni¬ versity, Chicago Training School. English, Dean of Girls. ELLA TRIMBLE A. B. DePauw University. Kent State University. English. GRAY WOODCOX B. S. Indiana State Teachers’ College, Indiana University. Industrial Arts. EFEIE GUMP A. B. Manchester College, Gregg Normal, Bowling Green Business University, Ball State Teachers’ College. Typing and Shorthand. MARGUERITE McKINLEY B. S. Indiana State Teachers’ College, DePauw University, Ball State Teachers’ College. Home Economics. 9 STATION ■ 39 Descending from the train come those who have accepted the guidance of the Board of Education, the orders of the Chief Dispafcher, and the train¬ ing of the Courageous Crew. Quickly each hastens to the maze of walfing fralns to find that stream¬ liner he Is to engineer. 10 BIG SHOTS President Vice-President JAMES HERZER " Junior” Ag- F. B. C. 1; F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 2; Bible Club 2; A. C. 2, 4; Drama 3; Senior Class Pres. 4; Financial Chair¬ man Jr. Class 3; Student Ath. Mgr. 2, 3, 4; Chairman District F. F. A. Banquet 4. " A jolly good fellow, always, ready to make himself use¬ ful” JOSEPH BRINKERHOFF " Joe” College Prep. Orchestra 1, 2; Band 1, 2, 3, Assistant Director 2; Hi-Y 4; Drama, Pres. 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Track 3, 4; Senior Class Vice-Pres. 4; Toast Master Jr.-Sr. Banquet 3. " My heart sure ivill swell with pride. When that blamed Economics is laid aside.” DOROTHY Vi AGNER " Dot” College Prep. Blue Triangle, Sec’y 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4, Service Chair¬ man 3, Vice-Pres. 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Aeolian Calendar Ed. 4; Junior Class Treas. 3; Drama Club 4; Senior Class Sec’y 4. " She couldn ' t sit still, and couldn ' t keep quiet.” RICHARD LIKENS " Dick” Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; M B 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Class Treas. 4. " God ' s gift to the women.” Secretary Treasurer STOCKHOLDERS BETTY JANE ABRAM ' ' Abey” College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girls’ Chor¬ us 1; Band 2, 3; Orchestra 2, 3; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4. " Waltz 7ne around again, jimmy.” MARGUERETTE ANDERSON " Peggy " Home Ec. Girls’ Chorus 2; Mixed Chor¬ us 2; Drama 3, 4. " In her we find the blushing beauty of a modest maid.” BEVERLY BARNES " Beb” College Prep. Blue Triangle, Program Chairman 1; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3,4, Treas. 4; Drama Club 3, 4; M B 4; Chair¬ man Junior-Senior Banquet 3; Aeolian Eaculty Editor 4. " She was a scholar, and a ripe and good one.” HARRIETT BOHLER " Peck” College Prep.-Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Drama Club 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. " Sing away sorrow, cast away care.” JEANNE BRENNAN " Grinny” Commercial-College Prep. Girls’ Chorus 1, 2; Blue Tri¬ angle 1; M B Exchange Ed. 4; Drama 3, 4; Sophomore Class Pres. 2; Junior Class Pres. 3; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4, Program Chairman 3, Pres. 4; Aeolian Club Editor 4; Psi Iota Xi Ring; G. A. A. 1 , 2 . " If you want a field of labor, you can find it anywhere.” VIRGIENE BENZEL " Jean” Commercial Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; M B 4; Cheer Lead¬ er 4; Aeolian Snapshot Editor 4. " And if she won’t, she won’t, so there’s the end of it.” MAXINE BOWMAN Commercial Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 2; Drama 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2. " A good disposition is more valuable than gold.” JUANITA BRINKMAN " Skeeter” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama Club 4. " As pure as a pearl and so perfect, a noble atid friendly girl.” 12 FREDA CHESTER " hrifz " Commercial Mixed Chorus 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Drama 4; Band 2, 3; Blue Triangle 1. " S g «g und dancing is her delight. " WINIFRED DAVIS ' ' Wini " Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4, Sec’y- Treas. 4; M B 4; G. A. A. 1 . " Her eyes are deeper than the depth of water. " ROBERT CRAMER " Dag " Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3; Track 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4. " A smile and a salute for all. " ROSE MARIE DREHER " Rosie " Commercial Girls’ Chorus 1, 2; Blue Tri¬ angle 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; G. A. A. 2. " Small hut mighty, and al¬ ways happy. " FRANK ELDRIDGE " Frank " College Prep. F. B. C. 1; Bible Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas. 4; Hi-Y 2; M B 3. " Study to he quiet " AUDREY FEAGEER " Terry " Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " We look upon you as gem of the old rock. " BARBARA FREEZE " Barh " College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4. " Let ecery man mind his own husiness. " MARY ERICKSON " Guffy " Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 3,4. " How small a part of time they share, That are so wondrous sweet and fair! " VIRGINIA FOLEY " Fluff " College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; G. A. A. 2, 4; Girls’ Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus 1. " Let me have music and 1 need no more delight. " RONALD FREEZE " Ron " College Prep. Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Program Chair¬ man 4; M B 3; Archery Club 2; Senior Class Parlia¬ mentarian 4. " Second thoughts they say are best.” 13 PRUDENCE FREYGANG " Prue” College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " Quality goes clear through.” MARY JEAN GRANT " Grant” Commercial Girls’ Chorus 1; Blue Tri¬ angle Program Chairman 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 4; Soph. Class Vice-Pres. 2; Junior Class Sec’y 3; Aeolian Activities Editor 4; G. A. A. 1 , 2 . " Cheerfulness is as natural to her heart as color to her cheek.” JOSEPH GEYER " Joe” Industrial Arts A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; M B 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4. " No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very mis¬ erable.” JOHN GRIMM " Percy” College Prep. F. B. C. Vice-Pres. 1; A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; M B Assistant- Ed. 3; Mixed Chorus 2, 3; Hi-Y 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 4; Aeolian Editor 4; Junior Class Vice-Pres. 3; Track 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 4. " We shall hear of him in time.” DALE HAFFNER " Haff” Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; Hi-Y 2, 4. " They can conquer who think they can.” OTTILEE HALL " Pat” Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; M B 3; Drama 3, 4. " Be wisely ivorhily, he not worldly wise.” JOHN HAYNES " John” Ag. F. B. C. Treas. 1; F. F. A. 2, 3, 4, Treas. 2, 3, 4; Bible Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres. 3; Drama 3, 4; Assistant Senior Program Chairman 4; Aeo¬ lian Senior Editor 4; Toast¬ master District F. F. A. Ban¬ quet 4; Art 1. " He was a gracious hoy, full of gentlemanliness and calm¬ est hope.” BETTY HALL " Shorty” Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; M B 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. " Mj heart belongs to Jim¬ my.” DORIS HASSETT " Dodo” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; M B 4; G. A. A. 1, 2. " Nothing was ever achieved ivithout enthusiasm.” HARVEY HOCHSTETLER " Junior” Commercial F. B. C. 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Drama 4. " He’s always right there with that grin.” 14 MARY HHLKN HYDK " Aft ry” Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3; Drama 2, 3; Girls’ Chorus 3; M B 4. " Quiet hut ohscri JOAN KELHAM " Joey’ ' College Prep. Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 2, 3; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Girl Reserve 4; Art 1; Aeolian Literary Editor 4. " Many ri’cciic aJiice, fi’u (nofit hy it. " JOAN HYLER " lilondk " College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girls’ Chor¬ us 1; Band 1; Girl Resere 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” RUTH KERN " Rufus” Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; Bible Club 2, 3; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 4. " She always does her duty and does it well.” EDNA KLEEMAN " Edna” Commercial Girl Reserve 4; Drama 4. " She neier found fault with ou.” BERNIECE KOEPKE " Berniece” College-Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " What sweet delight a quiet life affords.” LOIS LANE " Shady” College Prep. Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2, 3; Drama 4; Mixed Chor¬ us 4; A’Capella Choir 3; W’inner Psi Iota Xi Short Story Contest 4. " When you see a good thing go after it.” WILLIAM KOCK " Bill” Industrial Arts Radio 2, 3; Hi-Y 4; F. B. C. 1; Scout 4. " Bashfulness is more often connected with good sense than gold.” KENNETH KRUGER " Kenny” Commercial F. F. A. 2; Drama 3, 4. " Words are women, deeds are men.” CLYDE LEVi ' lS " Jiggs” Commercial A. C. 1, 4; F. B. C. Pres. 1; Hi-Y 2; Basketball 3, 4. " A man of fete words but many thoughts.” 15 RUTH LEWIS " Lctiie " Commercial Girl Reserve 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 3; Drama 3, 4; G. A. A. 3, 4. " All the cares of a basketball team hang upon Ruth.” BETTY MILLER " Moo;;” College Prep. Mixed Chorus 1; Girls’ Chor¬ us 1; Blue Triangle 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " Happy-go-lucky, gay and free, Nothing there is that both¬ ers me. " DEAN McBRIDE " Skip” Industrial Arts Radio 2. " To be or not to be, that is the question.” IRENE MUZZILLO " Shorty” Home Ec. Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Chorus 2; Drama 3, 4; Blue Triangle 1. " A friend to all she meets.” BETTY NEIGHBORGALL " Neighbor” College-Commercial Drama 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 3; Blue Triangle 1; Mixed Chor¬ us 1; Girl Reserve 2, 4; Band 2, 3; Orchestra 2; Aeo¬ lian Business Manager 4. " Such joy ambition finds.” VIRGINIA RENEMAN " Virginia” Home Ec. Girls’ Chorus 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " Nothing is more useful than silence.” LILLIAN ROWE " Ummy” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; M B 4. " Neat icas she, uith ne’er a hair misplaced.” WENDELL POFFENBERGER " Poff” Ag. F. F. A. 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. ' ’ ' M 3 ' part is to work and to wait.” SARAH RENSBERGER " Sarie” College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; M B Edi- tor 4. " A cheery disposition goes a long icay.” RAYMOND SAXER " Bud” Ag. F. F. A. 2, 3, 4, Reporter 2, Secretary 3; Drama 3, 4. " Men are used as they use others.” i:i)WARl) SCHNEIDER " Ed " Industrial Arts Drama 3, 4; Hi-Y 4; Radio Club Program Chairman 3. " Oiiirf and iiidiisfriojis " JANE SCHULTHESS " Jane” Home Ec. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Bible 2, 3; Drama 3, 4. " Ready in heart and ready in band.” EARL SCHUl.THESS " Sadie” Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; Radio 1; Drama 3, 4; A. C. 4; M B 4. " No good man ever grew rich all at once.” HAROLD SEIDEL " Si” College Prep. F. B. C. 1; A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Radio 2; Mixed Chorus 3, 4; Scout 4; Foot¬ ball 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3. " SleeJ)—look what it got NORMA SMITH " Norm” Commercial Blue Triangle Vice-Pres. 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Bible Club 2, 3; Drama 3, 4; M B 4; Track Queen 2. " She ' s, all my fancy painted her.” MARGARET STANSBURY " Buckwheat” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girls’ Chor¬ us 1; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Band 2; G. A. A. 1; Sopho¬ more Class Secretary 2; Drama 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 4; Aeolian Publicity Manager 4. " To he constant in love is only attained by a few of ns.” LEROY STOLL " Sleepy” College Prep. F. B. C. l; " Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Treas. 3, 4; Bible Club 1, 2; Football 3; Radio 3. " For the more a man knows, the more worth he is.” BETTY SMURR " Slim” College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 4. " Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose.” eugeW STARNER " mdy” Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; Hi-Y 3; Drama 3, 4. " Never let it he said I seek ambition.” BETTY STONESTREET " fancy” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Bible Club 3; M B 4. " Laugh and the world laughs with you.” 17 WILLIAM STONESTREET " Bill” College Prep. F. B. C. Secretary 1; Radio 2; M B 4; Drama 4. " She miist be lovely, And just so many — years old.” GEORGE TALLEY " Talley” Ag. F. B. C. 1; F. F. A. 2, 3, 4, Vice-Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Bible Club 2, 3. " Lef u’hat ivill be, be.” PHYLLIS STUCKMAN " Stncky” Commercial Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4; Drama 4; Blue Triangle 1. " Though at everything 1 try to smile. My heart’s in Manchester all the while.” CORINNE TRAXLER Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Drama 3, 4; M B 4; Art 1, 2, 3, 4. " Inspiration comes naturally to her talented fingers.” RALPH TUTTLE " Tut” Ag. F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4; A . C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 4. " Good humor is the clear blue sky of the soul.” BETTY WISE " Wisey” Commercial Blue Triangle 1; Girls’ Chor¬ us 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 2; Girl Reserve 2, 3, 4, Social Chairman 4; M B 3, 4; Drama 3, 4. " Laughs may come and laughs may go, But her giggle goes on for¬ ever.” RALPH WOODCOCK " Spark” College Prep. A. C. 4. " Quietly working onward.” ROBERT VANLEAR " Van” Industrial Arts F. B. C. 1; A. C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3. 4; Basket¬ ball 1, 2, 3, 4. " I am not one of those who do not believe in love at first sight, but I do believe in tak¬ ing a second look.” LOUISE WOODARD " Louise” College Prep. Blue Triangle 1; Girl Re¬ serve 2, 3, 4; Bible Club 2, 3, 4; Drama 3. " Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.” ALEXANDER YANUSZESKI " Sneck” Ag. F. B. C. 1; F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Pres. 3; Drama 3, 4; Scout 4. " Why does one man’s yawn¬ ing make another yawn.” 18 SCREECHING WHISTLES The Senior Class, though neither ghastly nor ghostly, produced " The Ghastly Ghost,” a three act mystery comedy by James Reach on May 18 and 19. The plot of the plav centered around Caroline Van West, a spinster, who invited all of her relatives to the Van West mansion to help her make her will. As the story pro¬ gressed, a costly string of pearls was stolen, which placed suspicion on all the guests. A legend that the house was haunted provided a mysterious atmosphere throughout the entire play. Sitfhig, from left to right; Prudence Freygang, George Talley, Vi ' inifred Davis, Jeanne Brennan, Virginia Foley, Joseph Brinkerhoff, Harriet Bohler, and Maxine Bowman. Standing, from left to right; Rose Marie Drcher, Mary Jean Grant, Frank Eldridge, Harvey Hochstctler, Freda Chester, John Haynes. Ralph Tuttle. CAST Ah Lee George Talley Dora Van X ' est Freda Chester Reggie Van " ' X ' est Harvey Hochstetler Mrs. Parker . Jeanne Brennan Janice Parker .— Maxine Bowman Carol Parker Winifred Davis Aunt Caroline -. Harriett Bohler Magnolia Virginia Foley Dr. Barr _ John Haynes Eric Van West Ralph Tuttle Lieutenant Craig Frank Eldridge Detective Sergeant Fritz . Joseph Brinkerhoff Prompters: Rose Marie Dreher and Prudence Freygang; Business Manager, Mary Jean Grant; and Director, Mrs. Ivan Fitch. 19 FAMOUS LAST WORDS We, the seniors of 1939, do hereby will and bequeath our little idiosyncrasies which have been with us throughout our four years at G. H. S. We hope that those to whom these treasures are bequeathed will keep them and put them to good use. We, John Grimm and Beverly Barnes, will our persistent partnership to Douglas Warfield and Thais Johnston. To the chief executive of the oncoming Senior Class, 1, James Herzer, do hereby will my business ability. Our quietness, do we, Marguerette Anderson and Mary Helen Hyde, will to Miriam and Eileen Voorhees. I, Alexander Yanuszeski, will my tongue-twister name to my brothers. (They’re the only ones who can pronounce it.) I, Betty Abram, will my place in the Queen’s float to a lucky senior of 1940. To " Horsie” Mowry, I, Virgiene Benzel, will my sparkling eyes. Don’t blush, " Horsie”. I, Jeanne Brennan, will my ability of leadership to Valentine Yanuszeski. We, Margaret Stansbury and Betty Wise, will our sense of humor to Stanley Rose. To any green " freshie”, I, Norma Smith, will my popularity. I, Edward Schneider, will my miniature photographic printer to Harold Euller. To Jack Penland, I, Ereda Chester, will my auburn hair. We, Winifred Davis and Doris Hassett, will our dramatic ability to Victoria Sherban and Marjorie Clark. I, Betty Smurr, will my height to Ada Custer. Our long eyelashes, we, Harriett Bohler and Audrey Eeagler, bequeath to Betty Ceresale and Marie Ervin. I, Maxine Bowman, grant my " makeup” ability to any poor, pale freshman. To next year’s Economics class, I, Prudence Ereygang, gladly give my high spirits. (No hard feelings, Mr. Minniear.) I, Betty Neighborgall, will my once achieved 66 words a minute in typing to James Connors. To Wayne Custer, I, John Haynes, bequeath my treasurer’s job in the E. F. A. (It’s easy, Wayne.) To Kathleen Connor, I, Joan Hyler, will my blonde hair. I, Harvey Hochstetler, impose upon Skip Leeson my black curly hair. I, Sarah Rensberger, bequeath my job as Editor-in-Chief of the Maroon and Blue to anyone who likes to work. My nickname of " Sodle”, do I, Earl Schulthess, grant to anyone who likes it. We, Joseph Brlnkerhoff and Ronald Freeze, will our airplane models to the trophy case. I, Corinne Traxler, will my magic hand in art to Patricia Gelhausen. I, Barbara Freeze, impose half of my knowledge upon my sister. My laugh, do I, Ralph Tuttle, bequeath to Leo Morris. I, Joseph Geyer, will my position as captain of the basketball team to him who gets it. I, Dorothy Wagner, will my interest in Purdue to some blonde Senior. To Bill VanFleit, do we, LeRoy Stoll and Ralph Woodcock, will our ability in Chem¬ istry because we feel that he will not need it. 20 I, William Kock, will my unlucky art of blushing to all light haired girls. We, Virginia Foley and Rose Marie Dreher, will our jitterbug dancing to Lois Russell and F.linor Diederick. My e.xplosions in Chemistry, do 1, Dale Fdaffner, will to any one who carries plenty of life insurance. To Eileen Gault, I, Lillian Rowe, will my speaking ability. W ' e, Xii ' endell Poffenberger and Frank Eldridge, bequeath our art of farming to Royce Rose and Dale Flart. To Nina Childers and Meredith Walters, we, Ottilee Hall and Irene Muzzillo, will our height. W ' e, Richard Likens and Robert VanLear, will our track ability to Edward Symon and Jack DeVeny. I, Bettv Miller, will my job as school bus driver to Ann Bradin. To Gene Carper, do I, Clyde Lewis, will my height for special use on the basket¬ ball team. W ' e, W illiam Stonestreet and Phyllis Stuckman, bequeath our quiet tendencies to the lirst period assembly. I, Harold Seidel, will my ability to make the girls angry to anyone who wants it. (No sale. Si.) W ' e, Edna Kleeman and Berniece Koepke, will our ability to get shorthand to Lois Myer and Gene Carper. My harmonica and guitar, do I, George Talley, will to James Richmond. W ' e, Betty Stonestreet and Ruth Kern, will our boy friends to any one who can »et them. I, ' irginia Reneman, will my quiet ways to Bonnie Hazeltine. To Lorene W ' atson, I, Louise Woodard, bequeath my freckles. To W ' illiam Thompson, I, Raymond Saxer, will my ability to fight. 1, Mary Erickson, will my arched eyebrows to Mary Pearson. My job as name-card salesman, do I, Mary Jean Grant, will to Marcella Van Lear. I, Robert Cramer, will my brown eyes to Bill Creager. To Jean Ellington, do I, Lois Lane, will my rhetorical ability. I, Dean McBride, designate my ability to do hard work to those who are as am¬ bitious as I am. My bicycle, do I, Juanita Brinkman, will to Dorothy Yingling. I, Kenneth Kruger, will my quiet ways to LaVon Kimple. I, Eugene Starner, will my ability to talk to no one, as I wouldn’t be happy without it. To anyone who does not like cold weather, do I, Joan Kelham, bequeath my Christ¬ mas trips to Florida. My smile, do I, Ruth Lewis, will to anybody who can duplicate it. I, Jane Schulthess, will my fun in Economics to any person who is lucky enough to have it. I, Betty Hall, do will, impose, designate, or grant nothing to anyone. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the seventeenth dat ' of May, 193 9, at Garrett, in the State of Indiana. James Herzer, President. 21 I " All aboard " . Suddenly from everywhere scramble aboard those seeking station ' 40, ' 41 or some other such place along the line. Still relying upon the guidance .of others they sit back In the easy chairs of the air-conditioned lounge—and dream. 22 ALL ABOARD Leo Morris, Betty Lewis, William VanFleit, James Alford, Dale Hart Foremen—Station ' 41 Stanley Rose, Roger Whirledge, Phyllis Mann Around the table to right: Jimmy Hammond, Joyce Getts, Thais Erwin, Barbara Shaw, Judy Schulthess, Mrs. White, Billie Snook, Ned Zimmerman, Mary Martha Henry, Artie Hopkins, Pat McDermott, George May- field. Apprentices—Station " ? " 23 STATION ' 40 Arthur DePew Marie Ervin William Getz Mary Pearson James Richmond Royce Rose Doyle Marr Melvin Moody Leo Morris Lois Russell Delmar Smith John Wagner James Alford Raymond Ballentine Everett Bodey John Bollan Ann Bradin Charles Carlin Gene Carper Norma Case Marie Case Marjorie Clark Robert Conkle Helen Cook Jean Creviston Daryl Dalrymple Thelma Delhi Jack DePew Doris Dickson Elinor Diederich Royal Doster Jean Dunkin Doris Fluke Alma Fuller Robert Gallatin Dale Hart Maxine Hathaway Robert Hendrickson Elaine Houser Kenneth Kammerer James Kelham LaVon Kimple Betty Lewis Elizabeth McConnell Margaret McLaughlin Loretta Muzzillo John Neagu Kathryn Newbauer James Papenfus Martha Pepple Franklin Pickard Robert Ross Eugene Rowe Victoria Sherban Bette Taylor William Thompson William VanFleit Kenneth Hughes Ellen Jamison Thais Johnston Violet Kleeman Virginia Kleeman Joseph Leeson Lois Meyer Jeannette Moats Edward Muzzillo Naomi Newman Phyllis Olinger Grace Oliver Allen Porter Betty Rahrig Betty Ross Rita Smythlony Estella Starner Clarence Talley Marcella VanLear Douglas Warfield Arthur Warner Laura White Betty Lou Weaver Robert Widner Valentine Yanuszeski Kenneth Yingling Vincent Zecca Elaine Wilfong Durward Wilmot Leila Sapp Maurice Snyder Dorothy Wise Florence Woodcock Merwyn Green William Reidhart 24 STATION ' 41 Iona Uond ' X ' illiam Creagcr Marcia Crowl Roger Gordon Franklin Fdillegas Fara Lee Pearson Miriam Voorhees Meredith Walters Maxine Watson Loraine Babbitt Beverly Bapst Richard Bartels Harry Bohler Alma Bowlby Dorothy Cattell Doris Clabaugh Joyce Clark Kathleen Connor Alfonso Doster jean F-llington Glenn Getz liarl Richmond Mary Sleek Cleophus Smith Roger Whirledge Monroe Whittecar Alelia Anderson Grace Baysinger Betty Bertsch Mary Bloom Bette Ceresale Jeannette Chester Nina Childers Fidith Davidson Jack DeVeny Gordon Dills Pearl Fildridge Philip Fluke Charles Freeze Vi’ayne Custer Eileen Gault Patricia Gelhausen Margaret Hamm Zoa FJamm Fidward Harwood Bonnie Hazeltine Alma Hillegass Meredith Holsinger Faye Kalafat Marjorie Kelham Lois King Betty Kruger Elaine Lewis Arlene Malcolm Virginia Malcolm Phyllis Mann Patricia McDowell Mary Milks Mary Moody ' X ' illiam Moses VCilbur Mowry Joe Myers Roger Neighborgall ' X’illiam Oliver Kathryn Rider Stanley Rose Opal Runion Dora Sarber Robert Saxer Don Schulthess Dorothy Schulthess Charles Simcox Ruth Soellinger Eleanor Souder Fiugene Stiles Keith Struck Willard Stump Madge Traster Eileen Voorhees Ila ■ ' K ' arner Bernard Vi ' eaver Berniece Vi ' etosky Mary Whelan Miriam Williams Fidwin Yanuszeski Eugene Yarde Dorothy Yingling Harold Yoder Eileen Zinn Florence Zulick 25 STATION ' 42 Jack Barnes Cecelia Bartels Dorothy Brown Donald Furnish Virgil Genda Robert Howe Kathryn Miller Naomi Murphy Ella Mae Noel Edward Steigmeyer Roger Tuck Betty Zern Patricia Bechtol Jack Black Henrietta Bogear Joan Carper Claire Ceresale Joyce Clady James Connor Margaret Erickson Doris Freeman John Kock Rebecca Marti Martha McKinley Dorothy Roberts Mary Roberts William Snyder Paul Anderson Phyllia Anderson Imogene Armstrong William Brandenburg Paul Brinkman Joseph Carlin Doris Clark Virginia Cook Patricia Costin Earl Creager Ada Custer Gladys Cutler Harold Fuller Lloyd Gael Barbara Garrison Beverly Haver Louise Jamison Karl Kearns Delores Madden Bernice McLaughlin Irene Morris Betty Myers Walter Newman John Parvu Florence Reidhart Frances Reidhart Joseph Reidhart Kenneth Rommel Louis Sapp Nicholous Sarpa Marion Seidel William Smurr Dorothy Soellinger June Spencer Harold Stiles Marvel Tuttle Phillip Vanderbosch Lorene Watson Ruth DePew Buelta Fenstemaker Isabelle Foote Ruth Gerner Joe Harold James Harris Donald Kleeman Herbert Kleeman Wesley Lung Betty Motz Elizabeth Moses Martin Muzzillo Ledger Doe Pontiu s Donald Putt June Reneman Edward Ross Everett Runion Tony Runion Paul Shaffer Phyllis Shaffer Evelyn Smith Walter Smith Lowell Stuckman Eva Stutzman Edward Symon Miles Weller Robert Winebrenner George Woodard Paul Johnson 26 Kalph Andrews Robert Andrews Mary Baysinjjer Harold libey Albert Enjtle Yvonne Fetter Roger Gelhausen George Pond James Porter Joan Rensberger Robert Bertsch Basil Bickel M. Brandenburg Lila Burtch l.aVerne Fee Alan Fitch Betty Foley Marjorie Fluffman Christy Kalafat Millacene Kelham Pauline Kniesley Robert Moody Leona Parker Jack Penland Doris Bertsch Paul liond John Bradin Dean Getz Gertrude Hauck Elwin Johnson Fivelyn Richmond James Schlosser Betty Spencer Jack Coffey Delmar Diederick Mary Diederich Robert Freeman Robert Freygang Charles Flathaway Gerald Lawhead Charles Lewis Barbara Loffi Jean Peterson Arnold Reesh Robert Reffner Filaine Bus Junior Custer Fred Davis Claire Dix Mary Kern Jack MePheeters Nick Neagu Robert Woodward Beverly Andrews Eva Argubritc Mildred Bartels Rosella Drews Joyce Dunkin Kenneth Elson Keith Strock Robert Heinlin Forrest Fiollis Joan Flouser Jeannette Mayfield Nadine McBride Joanne Milks Theodore Rose Jean Schlosser Robert Shreve Katherine Simcox STATIONS ' 43 AND ' 44 Alice Smith Eugene Souder Kathryn VanFleit Robert ( ' eideman Marjorie Wesling Ruth VC ' oodard Marietta Crose Donald Dame Doris Freeze Cloyd FJaffner Lillian Bartels Betty Bloom Lee Bogear Edward Miller Clarence Powell Jeanette Pulver ' S’ilma Watson Donna Witter Vonna Witter Joan Wiler Paul Bonnet Fern Browm Marjorie Burtsch Betty Floward Georgetta Jones Vi ' arren McClure Betty McKinley Eleanor Smith Mildred Smith Floyd Travis Harley Hart Harry Kelly Doris Lepard Ruth Brinkman Robert Burtch Max Clark Howard Roberts George Ross Carrie Schulthess Fidith Vi ' oodcock Phyllis ' ' K ' orster ' X ' illiam Wyatt Arminda Custer Betty Dills Glee Ebersole Gwendolyn Moats Ruby Myers Mary Oliver Bernard Wells Sylvia Worman Lois McQuown Patricia Woodcock Carl Zulick Jean Bonnett Doris Bushong Violet Snyder Margaret Pearson Charles Bailen Wallace Coble Georgia Coffey LaVerne Crowl Robert Dame Virginia Jordan Beryl Loutzenhiser Charles McDaniel Darwin Smith Lura Sherman Margaret Strange Merritt Tuttle Violet Dennison David McDowell Roberta Bogear Gerald Gentry Glade Hall Charles Hazeltine Yvonne Hoover Robert Parker Joanne Ransom Julia Reynolds Lola McQuown Betty Jenkins Joseph McCorkle Juanita Davis Virginia Diederich Paul Ervin M. Fenstermaker Frederick Grimm Arthur Hall Jean Holsinger 27 " Tickets, tickets please. Have your tickets TICKETS PLEASE ready, please. " The call of the conductor will al¬ ways be a constant reminder of the " good old days " of noodle suppers, tea dances, skating parties and such, sponsored by the various organl- latlons. 28 President-Vice-Presidents ' Club: Seated: John Bradin, Margaret Stansbury, Dorothy Wag¬ ner, Clarence Talley, Kathryn Miller Standing: Paul Brinkman, Joe Brinkerhoff, James Alford, John Grimm, George Talley, Sarah Rensberger, Betty Zern Section Hands Secretary-Treasurers ' Club: Seated: Ralph Tuttle, Gene Carper, Elaine Houser, Vlr- giene Benzel, Winifred Davis Standing: Beverly Barnes, Edward Symon, John Haynes, LeRoy Stoll, Martha McKinley 44 W AKBZ81 S ' 38 CLASS »- JfJT Bicr T« i»e tilt of ates ftiRtosnoai i ,; A t»i 0 for S V .. 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VVa ' tr.wSe ' •fc Uor ' etl gyw wvJkss mssi r lAllfiOADERS AHB lUBOBK BATTLE ' . 0 SCOBELESS TlEf Tfe-. »t - ' ll RrM{f . -Vo ' .Oior.wijcRi ' -NJ »!,♦ .-fef.j »30 Jttf :0EUMB1A CITY WH 29-20 SCOfiE r:y. CijfsMr -yvA s to . ; SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 6 S chool opens. Seniors are trying hard to look dignified. 2 8 Girl Reserve Hobo Hike at Diehl’s. Who said hike? Watch the bikes go by! 3 0 Garrett trounces Columbia City 31-0. OCTOBER 4-8 DeKalb County Free Fall Fair. 5 Girl Reserve Recognition Services. 11 Seniors choose class colors, flower, and motto. 21 Joan Hyler presents her pupils to the Drama Club. Nice work, Joan. 24 Who’s who??? Girl Reserve masked Hallowe’en party. 2 5 Watch the seniors strut!! Sweaters arrived today. 27-28 WFiEE! Two days vacation. Teachers’ Institute. 29 Our big game but no celebration. Garrett 0, Auburn 0. (They certainly go no¬ where fast.) NOVEMBER 5 Howe homecoming. Another useless game. 0-0. 8 Dari Bar closed. Sniff sniff!!!! 11 Garrett downs Albion in first basketball game. Good work. Railroaders. 15 Report cards. Keep smiling! 17 Girl Reserve Conference at Salem Center. Big place this Salem. 23 Fowl business ahead. Thanksgiving vacation starts. 23 Another victory for G. H. S. Garrett 24-Decatur 19. DECEMBER 2 Home slate still clean. Garrett 29, Columbia City 20. 12 District F. F. A. banquet at Garrett. Swell eats! 15 Swing it, " flat foot floogey.” First tea dance. 17 North Side game. Let’s not talk about it. (Score 28-39.) 23 Bored of education until 1939. Christmas vacation begins. 24 Hi-Y sings Christmas Carols. What! no sopranos? 31 Girl Reserve Cabinet of 1938 and 1939 present at breakfast at Miss Thrush’s. JANUARY 10 Junior Senior skating party. No casualties!!! 13 K’ville " Comets” defeat Garrett 38-33. 18 Girl Reserve Chile supper. Bring on the food! 20 HIP HIP HOORAY!!! Railroaders defeat the Red Devils 3 2-29. 27 Railroaders retaliate, down Comets 2 5-23. 28 Lose to Central Catholic. Hart scores 20 points. 30 SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 6 New teacher. Welcome to G. H. S., Miss White. 7 Tea dance. Did you see Bateman? 10 Garrett victorious over Ashley. 46-3 6. 13 The world is full of ups and downs. (Mostly downs.) Hi-Y skating party. 15 Girl Reserve " Wimpy” sale. 17 Blue Triangle skating party. Rolling along—how long??? 1 8 Garrett wins over Butler by 2 points. 21 Junior-Senior skating party. Terra Firma, here I come!!! 23 Hi-Y starts Lenten programs. 24 Drama club presents Juanita Gray’s musical program. MARCH 3-4-3 Sectional tourney at Angola. Red Devils revenge previous defeat in finals. Garrett 29-Auburn 3 8. 10 What is this—a screen test? Everybody gets his picture taken at school. 13 Freshman Boys’ Club skating party. Ouch! Hard floors! 14 Smiles and styles galore. Girl Reserve Style Show. 29 Girl Reserve " Ma-Pa-Me Party.” APRIL 8 We knead your dough. Girl Reserve bake sale. 10 Senior class dinner. 12 Evening tea dance. Get the " Flit”—the jitterbugs are out. 13 Physical Education Exhibit. (Egyptian pyramids?) 18 Once more we’re shaky. Why? Gradecards!! 20 Girl Reserve Chicken and Noodle supper. Cock a doodle doo! 26 Drama Club Party. Fun, food and frolic. 28 Music Festival. Sound your A, " Junior”! MAY 3-6 N. E. I. C. Track meet. Speed, heft, and ally oop. 10 Junior-Senior Banquet. We had a lovely time. Thanks, Juniors. 11 Girl Reserve Ceremonial. Twilight, gleaming candles, and the Prayer Perfect. 12-14 School Exhibit. Handicraft of young America. Proud parents everywhere. 18-19 Senior Class play. " The Ghastly Ghost!” Boo!!!! 20 State Track Meet. Oh! What men! 21 Baccalaureate Sermon. " Hold fast to that which is good.” 22 Junior-Senior picnic. Little man, you’ve had a busy day. 23 Class Day—Ah, one more meeting of the good old class of ’3 9. 2 3 Commencement Day. Some how there is a strange lump in our throats. 26 School closes. Well, so long, kids. 1$T BASKETBAll GAME OF SEASON WON BY GARRETT Trouncw Albion by Score of 28-20 YULE PROGRAM BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS ANNOUNCED More Tban 500 Pupils f Will Sing (kn W ■ k Oirrxi Hl MkMiM vt)| ■ tk — , 500 STUOENTFflfi PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO GIVEJROGRAM Cbristmac Music Will be i Presented XONSIDERPLANTOl HIRE FULLTIME iBANO DIRECTOR Parents Ask, School I Board to Act I GARRETT CAGEfiS! GIVE SPECTATORS THRILLING FINISH HWH0SWH0A« 0NG| LOCAL TEACHERS I KENDALLVILLE, LOSES TO IRISH. ' 30 CANDIDATES REPORT FOR TRACK AT GARRETT HIGH Early Workouts Impress Coach Parks jkuX’xS anl ' ■ P.T.A. SPONSORS HOBBY SHOW FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS Pupils to Enter Essay Contest GARY BELAYS WILL BE FIRST TRACK! MFET FOR LOCALS 31 RHYTHM OF THE RAILS There’s music in the rhythm of the clicking of the rails. " Music”, someone has said, " is the fourth need of man.” Food, clothing, shelter— then MUSIC. Life is made richer and better if its influence has been admitted. Addison wrote: " It wakes the soul, and lifts it high. And wings it with stiblime desires, And fits it to bespeak the Deity.” One of the chief aims of Garrett High School is to offer the opportunity for a study of music through our Band, Orchestra, and Glee Clubs. ft-. ' Oil Vrciit Roil’: Joyce Dunkin, Mary Moody, Lura Sherman, Dorothy Wise, Dorothy Brown, Louise Jamison. Second Roil” Patricia Gelhausen, Elaine Busz, Helen Cook, Elaine Wilfong, Elaine Houser, Miriam Williams, Mary Erick= son, Violet Kleeman. Third Ron: Jean Dunkin, Barbara Garrison, Joyce Clark, Marjorie Clark, Prudence Freygang, Evelyn Richmond, Cecelia Bartles, Virginia Jordan, Joan Kelham. Fourth Row: Margaret Erickson, Elinor Diederick, Rebecca Marti, Freda Chester, Virgiene Benzel, June Reneman, Lorene Watson, Lois King, Betty Myers. Fifth Row: Joan Rensberger, Kathleen Conner, Betty Kruger, Virginia Reneman, Marvel Tuttle, Mary Kern, Mary Whelan, Meredith Holsinger, Jeanette Chester, Faye Kalafat, Bonnie Hazeltine. Back Rote: Dorothy Roberts, Buelta Fenstemaker, Berneice Koepke, Elizabeth McConnell, Harriett Bohler, Mr, Coble, Nina Childers, Leila Sapp, Thelma Deihl, Grace Oliver. Front Ron : Mary Moody, Margaret Erickson, Florence Zulick, Bonnie Hazeltine, Faye Kalafat, Cleophus Smith, Katherine Simcox, Miriam Williams. Second Rote: Jean Rensberger, Barbara LolTi, Betty Foley, Lura Sherman, Virginia Jordan, Joan Milks, Isabelle Foote, Evelyn Richmond, Phyllis Mann. Third Row: Millacene Kelham, Helen Cook, Betty Kruger, Louise Jamison, Mary Whelan, Elaine Busz, Virginia Malcolm, Lois King, Mary Roberts. Back Row: Mary Kern, Edith Davidson, Loraine Babbitt, Maxine Watson, Mr. Coble, Nina Childers, Doris Clabaugh, Alma Bowlby, Eva Stutzman, Irene Morris. 32 MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS The Girls’ Glee Club has participated in many events this year. They sang at the Christmas Concert, the Spring Concert, and at Commence¬ ment Exercises. During the year they studied choral arrangements by many well-known com¬ posers. The Mixed Chorus, another choral organiza¬ tion, has performed at the Christmas Concert and the Spring Concert. They studied folk songs, negro spirituals, and compositions by Barnby, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Elvey Craft, Bortiniansky, Ste¬ phen Foster, and Richard Kountz. front Row: Bccty Vi ' eaver, Phyllis Olinger, Martha McKinley, Kathryn Miller, Alma Bowlby, Loraine Babbitt, Louise Jami¬ son, June Reneman, Dorothy ( ' agner. Sfconil Row: Lura Sherman, Virginia Jordan, Margaret Erickson, Dorothy Brown, Charles Bailen, Gerald Lawhead, Kathleen Conner, Doris Freeman, Ruth DePew, Ada Custer. ThirJ Row: Doris Clabaugh, Marvel Tuttle, Faye Kalafat, Meredith Holsinger, Jeanette Chester, Patricia Gelhausen, Bonnie Hazeltine, Rebecca Marti, Betty Myers. fourth Row: Mr. Coble, Joseph Brinkerhoff, Gerald Muzzillo, Bernard Weaver, Dale Hart, Roger Neighborgall, Thelma Delhi, Virginia Reneman, Mary Whelan. Bulk Row: Alfonso Doster, Paul Shaffer, Roger Tuck, Jack DePew, Donald Putt, Leo Morris, Bob Gal latin, Roger Gordon, Willard Stump, Royce Rose. G. H. S. BAND Playing at all our high school basketball games Jack Wainwright. Robert Gallatin acted as and for other civic events, the band has completed student director in the absence of Mr. Wam- a most active season under the direction of Mr. wright. StanJing: Betty Ccrcsale, Elwin Johnson, June Spencer, Patricia Gelhausen (Drum .Major), Buddy Miller, Joan Milks, Eleanor Souder. Sitting- Frederick Grimm, Katherine Simcox, Millacene Kelham, Jean Schlosser, Fara Lee Pearson, George Pond, Meredith ' alters, Vincent Zecca, Douglas Warfield, Betty Foley, Robert Shreve, Edward Symon, Eugene Souder, Sylvia orman. Junior McCorkel, Robert ' X ' inebrenner, Buelta Fenstemaker, Robert Gallatin (Assistant Director). 33 BLUE TRIANGLE The Blue Triangle, too, has completed another year of good times with Mrs. Casner as sponsor. They will always remember when they entertained their mothers with a style show and also the skating party with the F. B. C. At their weekly meetings the girls learned to develop personality and charm. The officers were: President, Betty Zern; Vice President, Kathryn Miller; Secretary, Naomi Murphy; Treasurer, Martha McKinley; Program Chairman, Doris Freeman. Front Row: Barbara Garrison, Marian Seidel, Buelta Fenstemaker, Betty Zern, Phyllis Shaffer, Evelyn Smith, Bernice McLaughlin, Second Row: Kathryn Miller, Martha McKinley, Doris Freeman, Mary Baysinger, Joan Carper, Louise Jamison, Phyllis Anderson, Betty Spencer. Third Row: Beverly Haver, Dolores Madden, Claire Ceresale, Betty Moses, Mrs. Casner, Ada June Custer, Ruth DePew, Dorothy Brown, Margaret Erickson, Betty Motz, Fourth Row: Evelyn Richmond, Elaine Busz, June Reneman, Betty Myers, Joyce Clady, Gertrude Hauck, Dorothy Socllinger. Fifth Row: Imogene Armstrong, Dorothy Roberts, Mary Kern, Yvonne Fetter, Patricia Costin, Ella Mae Noel, Lorene Watson, Gladys Cutler, Rebecca Marti, Back. Row: Irene Morris, Marvel Tuttle, Ruth Gerner, Patricia Bechtol, Florence Reidhart, Francis Reidhart, June Spencer, Eva Stutzman. FRESHMAN BOYS ' CLUB The year’s program for the Freshman Boys’ Club has been centered around chemistry, engineering, and aeronautics. These terms have been explained by student talks and the best of outside speakers. Officers of the club were: President, Paul Brinkman; Vice President, John Bradin; Secretary-Treasurer, Edward Symon; and Sponsor, Mr. Earl Shanaberger. Front Row: Jack Barnes, Phillip Vanderbosch, John Bradin, Lowell Stuckman, Walter Smith, Joseph Reidhart. Second Row: Harold Fuller, Elwin Johnson, Nick Sarpa, Mr. Shanaberger, Earl Creager, George Wood¬ ard, Paul Brinkman. Back Row: William Brandenburg, Edward Symon, Jack Black, Lloyd Gael, Donald Putt, Paul Shaffer, Robert Winebrenner. 34 SCOUT CLUB The Boy Scout Club was organized this year by Gray Woodcox and is open for mem¬ bership to all high school boys. At their weekly meetings, the boys perform regular scout work and are also trained in leadership. The officers for this year are: Alexander Yanuszeski, Junior Assistant Scout Master; Robert Gallatin, Senior Patrol Leader; and Harold Seidel, Bernard ' X eaver, Royce Rose, and Kenneth Yingling, Patrol Leaders. Front Roti: Carl Zulick, Donald Dame, Robert Freygang, Albert F.ngel, James Fiarris, Frederick Grimm, Stanley Rose, Robert Shreve. Second Row: Eugene Souder, Jack Coffey, Robert Hendrickson, Edward Harwood, Edwin Yanuszeski, Christy Kalafat, Elwin Johnson, Edward Symon. Third Rous Mr. C ' oodcox, Alan Fitch, Dean Getz, Roger Gelhausen, Robert Wiedeman, Robert Freeman, Harold Fuller, Darwin Smith, Charles Lewis. Back Row: Harold Seidel, Donald Putt, Royce Rose, Robert ' X ' inebrenner, Alexander Yanuszeski, Robert Gallatin, ' OC ' illiam Kock, Paul Bond, Kenneth Yingling. BIBLE STUDY CLUB Under the direction of Mr. Morris, the Bible Club has completed a study of the History of the Early Christian Church. Reports were given by club members each week on subjects relating to the study project. There were twenty members in the club, including two four-year members. Frank Eldridge was club treasurer. Front Row: Isabelle Foote, Mary Bloom, Phyllis Mann, Mary Roberts, Ruth DePew, Virginia Malcolm. Second Row: Louise Woodard, Pearl Eldridge, Edith Davidson, Arlene Malcolm, Maxine Watson, Doris Clabaugh, Evelyn Smith. Back Row: Alfonso Doster, Melvin Moody, Mr. Morris, John Haynes, Frank Eldridge. 35 GIRL RESERVE Another eventful year is history. In all their undertakings from the Recognition Service in the fall to the May Day Ceremonial, the Girl Reserves have tried to live their code— " Find and Give the Best”. Outstanding events of the year were the Style Show; Te a Dances; the Hike and Wiener Roast at Pumpkin Harvest time; the District Conference at Salem Center; the Annual Sand¬ wich Sale; the Easter egg and bake sale; the Ma- Pa-Me Party; the Chili Supper; and the Chicken- Noodle Dinner. Officers: Jeanne Brennan, Pres.; Dorothy Wagner, Vice Pres.; Elaine Houser, Secy.; Beverly Barnes, Treas.; Margaret Stansbury, program chairman; Betty Wise, social chairman; Thais Johnston, service chairman; and Miss Thrush, Sponsor. UPPER PANEL Front Row: Betty Lewis, Jean Creviston, Kathryn Newbauer, Beverly Barnes, Jeanne Brennan, Betty Wise, Elaine Houser, Thais Johnston, Dorothy Wagner. Seconii Row: Prudence Freygang, Barbara Freeze, Joan Hyler, Lois Meyer, Virginia Foley, Rose Marie Dreher, Mary Jean Grant, Violet Kleeman, Maxine Bowman, Juanita Brinkman, Maxine Hathaway, Meredith Holsinger. Third Row: Loretta Muzzillo, Virginia Kleeman, Zoa Hamm, Beverly Bapst, Patricia Gelhausen, Jeannette Chester, Kathleen Connor, Margaret McLaughlin, Alelia Anderson, Audrey Feagler, Mary Erickson. Fourth Row: Marcia Crowl, Grace Baysinger, Winifred Davis, Freda Chester, Betty Abram, Doris Hassett, Vlrgiene Benzel, Betty Hall, Ellen Jamison, Ann Bradin, Norma Case, Bonnie Hazeltine. Fifth Row: Doris May Fluke, Bette Ceresale, Alma Bowlby, Alma Hillegas, Dorothy Cattell, Mary Bloom, Doris Clabaugh, Jean Dunkin, Marjorie Clark, Elinor Diederick. Back Row: Joyce Clark, Eileen Gault, Jeannette Moats, Alma Fuller, Elizabeth McConnell, Harriett Bohler, Nina Childers, M iss Thrush, Pearl Eldridge, Lorraine Babbitt, Betty Bertsch, Marie Case. LOWER PANEL Front Row: Kathryn Rider, Mary Sleek, Miriam Voorhees, Eileen Voorhees, Jane Schulthess, Cleophus Smith, Mary Milks, Faye Kalafat, Ila Warner, Dorothy Schulthess. Second Row: Marie Ervin, Rita Smythlony, Edna Kleeman, Florence Zulick, Phyllis Mann, Sarah Rensberger, Lillian Rowe, Ruth Soellinger, Miriam Williams, Mary Roberts, Lois King. Third Row: Irene Muzzillo, Elaine Wilfong, Joan Kelham, Betty Ross, Naomi Newman, Martha Pepple, Eileen Zinn, Cecilia Bartels, Marjorie Kelham, Mary Moody, Dorothy Wise. Fourth Row: Berniece Wetosky, Virginia Malcolm, Louise Woodard, Betty Neighborgall, Corinne Traxler, Betty Miller, Marcella VanLear, Ruth Kern, Betty Stonestreet, Dorothy Yingling, Betty Kruger, Berniece Koepke, Doris Dickson, Laura White. Fifth Row: Lois Lane, Elaine Lewis, Florence Woodcock, Mary Pearson, Dora Sarber, Nancy Whelan, Betty Rahrig, Phyllis Olinger, Phyllis Stuckman, Norma Smith, Estella Starnef, Victoria Sherban, Betty Taylor, Betty Lou Weaver. Back Row: Eleanor Souder, Fara Lee Pearson, Arlene Malcolm, Maxine Watson, Meredith Walters, Betty Smurr, Lois Russell, Miss Thrush, Leila Sapp, Thelma Delhi, Grace Oliver, Ruth Lewis. 36 DRAMA CLUB The Drama Club has had many inceresting and varied programs this year. Among these were the study of the difference in the ultra-modern and comedy plays; study of make-up for stage and screen; radio dramatization together with enunciation and pronunciation; and last but not least, those ever enjoyable student plays. Each member has either taken a part in a play or par¬ ticipated in the programs some way or other. The club ended its joyful year with an " Informal Dinner” held in the dining room of the school. The club officers were; President, Joseph Brinkerhoff; Vice President, Margaret Stansbury; Secretary-Treasurer, Winifred Davis; and Spon¬ sor, Mrs. Ivan Fitch. UPPER PANEL front Row: Norma Case, Prudence Freygang, Joan Hyler, Rose Marie Dreher, Elinor Diederick, Audrey Feagler, Betty Hall, Berniece Koepke. Si’i ' ontl Row: Virginia Foley, Mary Jean Grant, Marie Ervin, Ottilee Hall, Elaine Houser, Thais Johnston, Doris Dickson, Juanita Brinkman, Maxine Bowman, Joan Kelham. Third Row: Freda Chester, Beverly Barnes, Jeanne Brennan, Virgiene Benzel, Vi ' inifred Davis, Mrs. Ivan Fitch, Jean Dunkin, Edna Kleeman, Marguerette Anderson, Ellen Jamison. Fourth Row: Ann Bradin, Doris Hassett, Marjorie Clark, Violet Kleeman, Virginia Kleeman, Alma Fuller, Doris May Fluke, Maxine Hathaway, Marie Case, Ruth Kern. Bjck Row: Harvey Hochstetler, Raymond Ballentine, Merwyn Green, Robert Gallatin, John Haynes, Kenneth Kruger, Joseph Brinkerhoff, Harriett Bohler, Thelma Deihl. LOWER PANEL Front Rou : Elaine Vi ' ilfong, Lois Meyer, Betty Lou Vi ' eaver, Kathryn Newbauer, Margaret McLaughlin, Florence Woodcock, Betty Taylor. Si’cond Row: Rita Smythlony, Sarah Rensberger, Lillian Rowe, Loretta Muzzillo, Mrs. Fitch, Jane Schulthess, Irene Muzzillo, Betty Cise, Dorothy ' X ' agner, Dorothy Wise. Third Rou : Mary Pearson, Virginia Reneman, Lois Lane, Victoria Sherban, Betty Lewis, Betty Miller, Ruth Lewis, Phyllis Stuckman, Betty Neighborgall, Corinne Traxler, Norma Smith. Fourth Row: PKyllis Olinger, .Marcella VanLear, Jeanette Moats, Vincent Zecca, Douglas Vi ' acfield, Alexander Yanuszeski, Arthur Warner, James Papenfus, Eugene Starner, Wendell Poffenberger. Back Row: Roye ' e Rose, Earl ' Schulthess,. Edward Schneider, William Stonestreet, Elizabeth .McConnell, Lois Russell, Leila Sapp. Raymond Saxer, Franklin Pickard. 37 FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA The F. F. A. strives to create more interest in agricultural work, develop rural leadership, pro¬ mote leadership, promote thrift, and encourage members to improve the home farm and its sur¬ roundings. Its varied activities include the Dis¬ trict Banquet, Muck Crop Show, County Fair, District Corn Husking, Pest Contest, and Corn, Livestock, and Vegetable Judging. Officers: George Talley, president; Clarence Talley, vice president; Ralph Tuttle, secretary; John Haynes, treasurer; Arthur DePew, reporter; and Paul Bateman, sponsor. Front Row: Mr. Bateman, Ralph Tuttle, Arthur DePew, John Haynes, George Talley, Clarence Talley, Harold Yoder. Second Row: Miles Weller, Everett Runion, Wesley Lung, Phillip Fluke, Paul Anderson, Ledger Pontius. Third Row: Robert Saxer, Don Schulthess, Jack DePew, Durward Wilmot, James Kelham, Wendell Poffenberger, Edwin Yanuszeski. Back Rom ' .- William Moses, Wayne Custer, Eugene Yarde, Karl Kearns, James Herzer, William VanFleit, Keith Struck. MAROON AND BLUE Under the supervision of Miss Evard, the Maroon and Blue brings to a close another year of achievements in the journalistic field. The paper, through the cooperation and labor of the entire staff, headed by Sarah Rensberger, was edited every two weeks. The platform decided upon by the staff at the beginning of the year and printed in every issue was as follows: 1. Courtesy at all times. 2. Better support of athletic teams. 3. Cooperation to social functions. 4. Quiet at all times in the study hall. " " " " chrT’DoHs Hasseti " ’ Norma Smith, Marjorie Mafv H 1 Cook CBrinne Traxler, Winifred Davis, Miss Evard, Lois Russell, Mary Helen Hyde, Betty Stonestreet, Sarah Rensberger. Back Row: Gene Car r, Daryl Dalrymple, James Alford, Joseph Geyer, William Stonestreet, Merwyn Green, Earl Schulthess, Richard Likens. ' 38 Hl-Y Under the guidance of Mr. John Flora, the Hi-Y Club has spent a very interesting and worth¬ while year. Among their activities this year, probably the most beneficial was the Lenten Services presented over the public address system. Another activity of importance was the Christ¬ mas Caroling during the Yuletide season. The club officers were: President, James Al¬ ford; Vice President, John Grimm; Secretary, Gene Carp er; Treasurer, LeRoy Stoll. I roiil R.OU : Arthur ’arner. Jack DePew. Edward Schneider, Mr. Flora. Merwyn Greene, LeRoy Stoll, Robert Ross, Douglas C ' arheld, Harvey Hochstetler. St-ionJ Row: ' X’illiam Kock, James Connor, Charles Carlin, Gene Carper, Ronald Freeze, James Richmond, Robert Hendrick¬ son, lame ' s Papenfus, Richard Likens, James Alford. Third Row: Glenn Getz, Jack DeVeny, Joseph Brinkerhoff, Daryl Dalrymple, Dale Hart, Franklin Pickard, Eugene Yarde, Leo .Morris, Bob Gallatin. Biick Rou : Dale Hatfner, Charles Simcox, Roger Gordon, John Grimm, Joseph Geyer, k ' illiam VanFleit, Joseph Leeson, Harold Sei del, Roger Neighborgall, Gordon Dills. WE SENIORS SAY— Unacenstonted as we are to public speaking, There is something we would really like to say, We delight in telling you, What we always knew iias true. Since the day we started, to the end of May. We have made so many friends tie cannot count them. We have learned so many things we did not know. We have made some errors, yes. But not many tie confess. And we’ll remember G. H. S., where’er we go. Through the years we’ve had our share of fun and frolic. We studied hard and still had time for play. Now with the ending year. We’re closing with a tear. And hope you miss us each and every day. —Virgiene Benzel. 39 YEA! RAILROADERS Long have men of brain and brawn kept Gar¬ rett ' s " Railroad Tradition " brilliant In the annals of transportation. Equally brilliant have been the achievements of the G. H. S. Railroaders In the annals of athletic conquest. Boys ' League Champs " Let me think. " Kneeling: Harwood, Mowry, Warner Standing: Kock, Muzzlllo, Gault, Porter Kneeling: Dickson, Hall, Bohler, Gelhausen, Brown Standing: Bertsch, Jamison, Bowl- by, Anderson Girls ' League Champs 41 MODERN WOODBURNERS Competition in basketball was tougher this year than it has been for several years; even so, the Railroaders were able to keep pace with, or lead every team they played. The high point of the season was the defeating of Auburn and Kendallville on successive week ends. Previous to this time, Garrett had defeated the powerful Columbia City and Decatur teams. Graduation will affect the ’3 9-’40 team little, for eight of the first twelve will be returning. Front Row: Dale Hart, Bill VanFleit, Joe Gcyer (Capt.), Clyde Lewis, Joe Leeson. Second Ron: Coach Cameron Parks, Delmar Smith, Bob VanLear, Bill Creager, John Grimm, Jim Alford. Back Row: Gene Carper, Daryl Dalrymple, Roger Neighborgall, Student Manager James Herzer, Assistant Coach Paul Bateman. BASKETBALL RECORD Garrett 28 _____ _Albion _ 20 Garrett 20 .____ _Waterloo _ 37 Garrett 24 _Decatur _ 19 Garrett 34 ____ _Butler _ 11 Garrett 29 . __ _Columbia City ___ 20 Garrett 25 _____ _Angola _ 22 Garrett 26 .___. _Warsaw _ 30 Garrett 28 _____ _N. S. Ft. Wayne . 39 Garrett 2 5 _____ _ Bluffton _ 34 Garrett 3 3 _____ _Kendallville 38 Garrett 32 _____ _Auburn _ 29 Garrett 25 ____ _Kendallville ____ 23 Garrett 33 _Central Catholic.. 41 Garrett 41 _Huntertown _ 30 Garrett 46 ____ _Ashley _ 36 Garrett 24 _Hartford City ____ 39 Garrett 23 _Butler _ 21 Garrett 25 _ _ -Avllla _ 24 SECTIONAL Garrett 21 _ ___. Angola _ 20 Garrett 29 _ Ashley _ 24 Garrett 34 _Pleasant Lake _ 12 Garrett 29 _Auburn _ 37 42 DALE HART—2, 3, Junior Dale played forward and possessed the scoring punch that was needed. He was high-point man of the team. JOHN GRIMM—1, 2, 3. 4. Senior John was a reliable forward, a consistent player and always came through with several baskets. JOE I.EESON—2, 3, Junior Joe played forward and made it seem as though it was an easy position to play. ” jobiinic” IJILL VANELEIT— 2, 3, Junior As center this year, Bill was a high scorer. His height and accurate basket- eye will be a great aid next year. CLYDE LEXii ' IS — 3, 4, Senior " Lewie” played guard. He was a consistent player and his guarding is some¬ thing to be remem¬ bered. rr Leu ic i » " Joe” JOE GEYER—3, 4, Senior (Capt.) Although he jumped center, Joe’s regular position was guard. He was the sparkplug of the de¬ fense and was a snappy rebound man. JAMES ALFORD —3, Junior Jim played re¬ serve guard this year. He is expected to see a lot of action next year. BILL CREAGER—3, Junior As reserve center. Bill was a consistent player and a good scorer. Watch him next season. BOB VANLEAR—1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Bob played forward or guard with equal ability. He gen- erallv succeeded in getting one or more baskets the fancy way. DELMAR SMITH—3, Junior As reserve guard, " Boots” was a dependable sub. He is expected to make a flashy showing on the ’40 varsity. ' Boh " 43 CINDER POUNDERS Winning all dual and triangular meets, the Kokomo Relay (Class " B” competition), Corner Conference, placing second in the N. E. I. C., placing third in the Sectional, scoring points in both the Gary and Muncie Relays, and sending five men to the State, the Railroader ’3 8 track team established itself as one of the best in this part of the state. The ’39 squad has kept the maroon and blue colors unstained and have reached an equal height. Front Row: Bob Ross, Roger Neighborgall, John Grimm, Ralph Tuttle, Dick Likens, Joe Brinkerhoff, Dale Hart, Joe Geyer, Bob VanLear. Second Row: Melvin Moody, Kenneth Kammerer, Charles Freeze, Roger Whirledge, Bill Creager, Bernard Weaver, Wayne Custer, Jack DeVeny, Roger Gordan, Charles Carlin. Third Row: Paul Anderson, John Bollan, Elwin Johnson, Kenneth Rommel, Jack Black, Robert Saxer, William Smurr, Edward Symon, Harold Fuller, Bill Moses, Cla rence Talley. Back Row: Student Mgr. James Herzer, Franklin Pickard, Glenn Getz, Martin Muzzillo, Gordon Dills, Merwyn Greene, John Parvu, John Neagu, Edward Steigmeyer, Harold Yoder, Assistant Coach Bate¬ man, Coach Parks. TRACK SCHEDULE April 1, Gary Relays _ April 7, South Side _ April 11, Angola _ April 14, Goshen _ April IS, Howe _ April 18, Auburn ___ April 21, Huntington _:_ April 22, Muncie Relays _ April 2 5, Kendallville _ April 28, Corner Conference _ April 29, Kokomo _ May 2, Central _ May 5, N. E. I. C. ___ May 12, Sectional _ May 20, State __ _ South Bend _ There _ Here _ Here _ Here _ Here _ Here _ Muncie _ Here _ Here _ Kokomo _ There _ Fort Wayne _ Fort Way ne _ Indianapolis 44 BLOCK AND TACKLE X ' ith only a nucleus of the ’3 8 squad around which to build, Parks’ Railroaders made a very good showing during the ’3 8 and ’39 season. The ’39 varsity piled up three wins, three ties and only two losses. Their indomitable spirit enabled them to defeat Portland in the last minute, and kept them battling to the finish against the powerful North Side Redskins. Si. members of the first squad will return to fight for the glory of Garrett High next fall. Front Rou : Gene Carper, Harry Bohler, Bob Vi ' idner, Bob Cramer, Ralph Tuttle, Dick Likens, Valentine Yanuszeski, Roger ' ' K ' hirledge, Monroe Vi ' hittecar, Charles Freeze, Louis Sapp. Sj’i ' OHi Rou: Delmar Smith, Jim Alford, Bill Creager, Harold Seidel, John Grimm (Capt.), Ralph Wood¬ cock, Joe Leeson, Gordon Dills, Roger Neighborgall, Bob VanLear, Earl Schulthess, Joe Geyer. Third Rou: Assistant Coach Bateman, Coach Cameron Parks, Vincent Zecca, Charles Carlin, William Oliver, John Parvu, Doyle .Marr, Daryl Dalrymple, Don Schulthess, James Richmond, Student Man¬ ager James Herzer, Assistant Coach Mr. Flora. Back Rou : John Bradin, Harry Schendel, Jack Barnes, Jack MePheeters, Phillip Vanderbosch, Kenneth Hughes, James Papenfus, Kenneth Rommel, Arthur Warner, Harold Fuller, ( ' alter Smith, Robert Howe. FCCTBALL RECCRD Garrett 13 Garrett 31 Garrett 13 Garrett 6 Garrett 0 Garrett 0 Garrett 0 Garrett 0 Portland 6 Columbia City 6 Decatur 0 Central Catholic 6 North Side 46 Huntington 20 Auburn _ 0 Howe ..- 0 V-MEN JOHN GRIMM—2, 3, 4, (Capt.). " Perry” played fullback and fulfilled this position brilliantly. He was also noted for his ability to " pep up” the team. ROBERT VANLEAR—2, 3, 4. Halfback— " Van” was taken from last year’s line and put in the backfield. He was considered the " sparkplug” of the team. RICHARD LIKENS—4. Quarterback-— " Dick” was a new man in football, but turned out successful as being the " brains” of the team. JOSEPH GEYER—3, 4. Halfback--The final judgment on " Joe” was " a fast and hard-driving back.” RALPH TUTTLE—3, 4. " Tut” was a tackle—a tough man on any football field. ROBERT CRAMER—3, 4. " Dag” was an end. He was noted for his ability to get down under punts. DELMAR SMITH—2, 3. " Boots” played center, and besides playing his position well, he was the " clown” of the team. JAMES ALFORD—-2, 3. " Jim” played guard. His motto was " block three men at a time.” MONROE WHITTECAR—3. Although it was Moe’s first year he was a varsity guard. Great things are expected of him next year. GORDON DILLS—-2. Dills, being only a Sophomore, will be a very valuable man for the coming two years. JOSEPH LEESON—3. " Joe” played end, and could always get " open” for a long pass. EXTRA BOARD LETTERMEN THREE SPORTS SWEATER VanLear Grimm Neighborgall Geyer AWARDS FOOTBALL Likens Cramer 1937 Leeson Carper Dills Widner Painter J. Alford Creager Porter Smith Freeze Whittecar Kammerer Childers Tuttle Bohler BASKETBALL 1938 Hart Leeson Kistler VanFleit Lewis Creager J. Alford Hamm Smith Carper Dalrymple Alford ’3 8 TRACK Anderson Kistler Anderson N. Ross R. Ross Brinkerhoff Likens L. Alford Runion Schendel Hart N. Ross Hamm PING PONG CHAMPS (Boys) Clarence Talley (Girls) Dorothy Soellinger (Mixed Doubles) Irene Morris and Robert Saxer (Girls Doubles) Dorothy Cattell and Florence Zulick VOLLEY BALL CHAMPS Robert Howe, Edward Har wood, Wayne Custer, Wilbur Mowry, Willard Stump, and Bernard Weaver ’3 8 TRACK RECORDS Kokomo (Class B) 880 yd. Relay—time 1:3 8 (Brinkerhoff, Hamm, Van- Lear, N. Ross) 1 500 yd. Relay—time 3:03.7 (Schendel, Neighborgall, VanLear, N. Ross) Medley Relay—time 8:09.6 (Kistler, N. Ross, Schen¬ del, R. Ross) 100 yd. dash—10.5 seconds Joseph Brinkerhoff Pole Vault—10 ' 9” (Grimm, Garrett; Polk, Rochester; Bushong, Ken- dallville) 46 G-MEN The " old uard” on duty. Come on, Cico, Yell!! Run, Van, run!!! Stop ’em, " Tut " . Duke ealls for " Time " . Here it comes, " Da " . Joe resorts to that powerful toe. Careful, Si. Little man, what now? Talk it up. Coach. Got it, Johnnie. Ready, hike! SIDETRACKS Audrey: " The preacher’s subject at church tonight is, " Love one another.” Dick: " Say, suppose we stay at home tonight and practice what he preaches.” Beverly Barnes: " John, I’m afraid to go in that dark room.” John Grimm: " But, Beb, I’m with you.” Beverly: " That’s what I’m afraid of.” Ralph Tuttle: " Say, Mother, how much am I worth?” Mrs. Tuttle: " Oh, about a million dollars to me.” Ralph: " NSt’ell, then how about advancing me a quarter?” Mr. Shanaberger: " Name a liquid that won’t freeze.” Harold Seidel: " Hot water.” Harriett: " Gee, this floor certainly is slippery.” Bob VanLear: " That’s not the floor. I just had my shoes shined.” •17 MAINTENANCE OF WAY Unless attention is called to the matter, few people ever give a thought to the im¬ portance of the upkeep of the right-of-way. One cannot imagine a smooth-running train with no one to build the bridges, repair the roadbed, replace broken rails, or sweep out the switches. It is likewise difficult to imagine a smooth-running school without someone to provide proper heat regulation, clean the rooms, wash the windows, clean the walks, and a hundred and one other seemingly small but very important details of comfort. The “H” may well represent the high quality of the service rendered by the janitorial staff. Upper Left: ' ' Willing Wilson” demolishes obnoxious weeds on the right-of-way. Upper Right: " Bustling Bob” makes the windows sparkle " like new”. Loii ' cr Left: " Smiling Jim” runs his man-powered hand car many miles a month gathering students’ discarded efforts at thought. Lower Right: " Care-free Coony”, everybody’s friend, receives a beautiful electric clock from the faculty and administration upon his retirement from active service. It takes a good clock to be as punctual as Mr. Schomberg. 48 Let’s make the " S” toj’etlier; It will be a lot of fuii. ' X ' e’ll give you a good beginning, Then you complete the pun. Three big smiles On three Garrett lads, They’re proud to be called Just plain " Post X ' hat spoils soup if it isn’t in it? You can think if you try a minute. It’s rather hot, but rhymes with Willy; X ' e knew you’d guess it. Sure it’s Me who tries hard always wins. " hy don’t you try To name these . . . Can you think of a word To rhyme with wiggling? They’re always at it; It must be It isn’t stud) ' ; It isn’t play and Comes out today. They’re going away. But it’s all in fun; They’ll soon be back; It’s the country run. Charley McCarthy is only a dummy. Joe says it himself, " Chili went to my .. They’ve been bit by a bug. Both Thais and " Doug”; They’ve been given a shove. So this must be He’s good looking and quiet. And seldom is seen Unless he is busy; ’ ' X’e’re all for you. We must come to an end. And believe it or not, X ' e had other good poses. But they were too hot. 49 CLASS PROPHECY Only once in a generation do the stars form the sign of the polecat. At this time Mammy Yokum is able to conjure a vision of the future. Strolling along one evening we met her just as the stars were forming the sign. Lucky! I guess we were because she consented to conjure up a vision of the 1949 reunion of that dear old class of 193 9. Into our mind enters her very thoughts so we’ll tell them to you—Bright lights! A wonderful city comes into view—Garrett!! We are carried to the Ritz Hotel in a taxi owned by Dean McBride and Company. William Kock welcomes us—although this is a little out of the way for the hotel manager to do, still he wants to see his old friends. Dorothy Wagner and her Accordion Band have come from the Rainbow Room in New York City, where they are playing nightly. That wizard of the drums, Freda Chester and Betty Wise, that glamorous torch singer, are featured with Dorothy’s band. Joan Hyler and her troupe of French ballet dancers, in their tour of the world, have stopped for an evening’s engagement. Can that be Miss Betty Abram who has just crashed the movies—yes, it is! And there’s Richard Likens, noted aviator, who has just circled the globe in record time. Incidentally, Audrey Feagler was his lovely stewardess. Nearly everyone has arrived while we’ve been talking so we’ll try to glance over the crowd and tell you about all of them. We notice as Lillian Rowe, society editor of the New York Times, turns the pages of her scrap-book that we can find Winifred Davis, the song bird of the South, at NBC along with Harold Seidel and Edward Schneider who are Radio City’s great technicians. Skipping out to Madison Square Garden we find Frank Eldridge’s circus. Joseph Geyer has just joined the circus as the lion tamer. He has recently arrived from the jungles of South Africa with many prizes. Corinne Traxler is a great artist! She has just received a prize for one of her famous paintings. On Fifth Avenue Betty Stonestreet, Norma Smith, and Doris Hassett are the proprietors of their famous beauty salon. Joan Kelham has just made her debut in Carnegie Hall as concert pianist. Maxine Bowman and Marguerette Anderson are on their vacation from the Jack Dempsey restaurant where they are waitresses. The next celebrity to enter the hotel is LeRoy Stoll who informs us that Earl Schulthess is captain on the S. S. Roosevelt, and Virgiene Benzel has received recognition by English critics for her great works of poetry. " My wife buys all her gowns at the Eoley Gown Shoppe in Paris where Rose Marie Dreher and Mary Jean Grant are her favorite mannequins,” states Mr. Stoll. Mary Erickson is designing for the shoppe. Dale Haffner has extended the Haffner stores to South America. Erom Hollywood comes Raymond Saxer, with his " Gift of Gab” and it comes in handy now for he has just announced that William Stonestreet and Harvey Hochstetler are producing a new version of " Blondie and Dagwood” in which Jane Schulthess and Robert Cramer have the leads. The editor of the Chicago Tribune, Sarah Rensberger, has just approached the " mike” and tells us of the great success of Beverly Barnes and John Grimm in Chicago. Beverly, professor of Chemistry in Chicago University, is breaking test tubes to stimulate business for John’s glass factory. Eor tempting food in Chicago visit " Irene’s Bakery Shop” owned and operated by Irene Muzzillo. Nurses in the St. Luke’s Hospital are supervised by Harriett Bohler. The University of Chicago’s librarians are Barbara Ereeze and Prudence Freygang. Ruth Kern, a well-known society woman has her yacht on the Caribbean while the Rentoo Airport provides headquarters for the world’s great aviator, Joseph Brinkerhoff. 50 The " mike” is now lurned over to Alexander Yanus eski, radio announcer lor VC ' OWC), l ort W ' ayne, who tells us that Udna Kleeman and lierneice Koepke own and operate the skating rink at Trier’s Park, lie also states that the manager of the Paris store is Hetty Hall, while Ottilee Hall is the head buyer in the ready-made department. 1 lead of the weather bureau of Port W ' ayne and vicinity is the shark Ralph W ' oodcock. Next we see, striding forw ard, Ronald breeze, noted president of the Garrett Univer¬ sity. He tells us about many of our number who have made a name for themselves in the " Old Home Town”. The great economist, WY ' ndell Poffenberger, is professor of Economics in the university. Virginia Reneman is dean of girls in the Y. W ' . C. A. On the corner of Randolph and King is the famous Dari-Har owned by Ruth Lewis. Remember the good old days! The recent Garrett High School’s state basketball champs were coached by Clyde Lewis. The million dollar new Royal Theater, owned by Ken¬ neth Kruger is featuring the world’s favorite comedian, Eugene Starner. Robert Vanl.ear handles funds of the Garrett Metropolis at the Garrett State Hank, receiving a salary of s.V),00t) a vear. North of the city are Indiana’s two largest dairy farms owned by John 1 laynes and Ralph Tuttle who are still trying to out-do each other. Then from our midst steps Mary Helen Hyde, reporter for a Detroit paper who an¬ nounces that Hetty Smurr and Lois Lane are head specialists in the Detroit City Hospital, and Louise W ' oodard is the hospital’s leading nurse. In the First National Hank in down¬ town Detroit is none other than well-known Hetty Neighborgall holding the position as linguist. Pht llis Stuckman is the beautiful wife of a Detroit High School coach, who is a graduate of North Manchester. George Talley’s swing band has just made a tour of the United States. James Herzer can be seen stepping very proudly around the Ford Automobile Plant because he is general manager. Our last city of recognition is Washington, D. C. Here in an exclusive apartment we find Margaret Stansbury who is Secretary of State, and Juanita Brinkman, printing dollar bills in the United States Mint. Looking over the society list, 1 found that Jeanne Brennan is the city’s leading societ) ' woman. W ' e are prone to stop for the sign of the polecat fades and as it does, so goes the vision of Mammy Yokum. Looking up we hear the president of the class say, " May the meeting of the Senior class of 195 9 come to order?” SONG OF THE CLASS OF ' 39 (Tune—Alexander’s Ragtime Band) Come on and hear, come on and hear Garrett High School’s latest band; Come on and cheer, come on and cheer For the best class in the land; W ' e can play and we can work; W ' e are timid but we’ll go Out in the world to meet either friend or foe; That’s just the lesson we have learned. Garrett High, Thirty-nine, Thirty-nine, Your diploma you have earned; Maroon and white. Oh let us fight " To be rather than to seem”. And if you care to hear the Seniors shouting their last farewell. Come on and cheer, come on and cheer. Graduation time is here. —Dorothy W ' agner. 51 BOOSTERS CONGRATULATE SENIORS Griest Barber Shop Juanita Beauty Shoppe Stern Clothing Company Garrett City Coal Co. Dr. R. M. Barnard Meyer ' s Department Store Hughes Drug Store Behler Drug Store Zimmerman Drug Store Gerig Furniture Corp. You can always tell a senior, he is so sedately dressed. You can always tell a, junior by the way he swells his chest. You can always tell a freshman by his timid looks and such. You can always tell a sophomore, but you cannot tell him much. McLaughlin ' s Garage Reidhart ' s Home Store Kroger Grocery Baking Co, Clark and Company Atlantic Pacific Tea Co. Little ' s Hardware Brosh Grocery Heinzerling ' s Hardware Central Market New Garrett Hotel Papa: " Did you have the car last night, John?” John Haynes: " Why, yes, I took some of the boys for a ride.” Papa: " Well, tell the boys I found one of their lace handkerchiefs on the floor of the Gengler Insurance Agency Insurance Trustees Ort ' s Jewelry Store Hardy Melody Shoppe Mrs. Umbenhower ' s Band Box Blair ' s News Agency Garrett Clipper Connor Restaurant City Cafe BoB ' s Battery Shop Betty Wise: " How’s come you have all those blisters on your palm?” Margaret S.: " Just holding hands.” (Charles!) Zern Filling Station Swift Shoe Shop Teeter ' s Super Service Taylor ' s Shoe Store Mueller and Dreibelbis Lumm Tin Shop Sheet ' s Studio Royal Theater Ted ' s Shoe Shop George W. Her Ronald Freeze: " Hey, Sis, I thought I asked you not to tell mother what time I got in last night.” Barbara: " Why I didn’t. I merely said I was too busy with breakfast to notice.” Forest D. Zimmerman Northern Ind. Fuel 6t Light Garrett Municipal Utilities Haffner ' s 5 St 10 SENIORS APPRECIATE BOOSTERS 52

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