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1938 POWDER HORN VOLUME IV Produced by the Senior Class of the George Rogers Clark High School , Hammond , Indiana. 7r-’ ’ 2. ’75 0 6 8 4 I ' al, the fourth edition of the ements of i vided i responding to ijke jour dt namely, judicial, expcnt federal commissions. It is. now,Jt?i, IF © ® © 53 313 CStfl f We, the members of the senior class, in order to commemorate the men who have upheld the Consti- tution of these United States, in the Revolution and since, in field and forum, here and throughout the world, do hereby dedicate this book. Our Constitution, which is American to the core, has served with very few amendments an ever- growing nation for a century and a half; and stands today a fitting monument, alike to the master build- ers who designed it, and to the colonial institutions out of ivhich it ivas molded. i I ] C A OUR SCHOOL HOME As we, the members of the graduating class of ’38, look back over the years spent at George Rogers Clark, strange sensations creep over us. We have come to the end of countless pleasant days spent in this lovely school. No longer will we enter its portals each school day to meet our old friends and make new acquaintances. No longer will we enjoy the pleasure of being students of this beloved school. f- When we begin to realize this, those strange sensations seem to gather and lodge in our throats. We count our last precious days which have dwindled down to hours, hoping they will pass slowly. Our only consolation is that we may bring all possible honor to our school, for all the success that we may obtain must be credited to these, our happiest and most memorable years at George Rogers Clark. The highest court in America is the Supreme Court. It was created by the first Congress and was given the power to nullify laws if in conflict with the Constitution. Congress definitely established the Supreme Court as the final arbiter in conflicts between the states and federal government. The first Su- preme Court consisted of five associate justices and one Chief Justice. To John Jay belongs the honor of being the first Chief Justice. The Judicial Department of the federal government is made up chiefly of two bodies; the Supreme Court, passing final and supreme judgment upon the constitutionality of acts concerning the rights of persons and rights of property; and the ten Circuit Courts in which final judgment is passed concerning cases which involve no question of constitutionality. So it is in school — the Board of Education passes final judgment on everything regarding the rights of faculty members, stu- dents, and the school’s property. The Student Council passes judgment only on minor incidents pertaining to the student body itself. Seated : Mr. Lynch, attorney, Mr. Caldwell, superintendent of schools, Mr. Sold Standing: Mr. McKay, Mr. Dedelow, Dr. MeVey, Mr. Mason. BOARD OF EDUCATION Acting as a Supreme Court in rendering significant decisions, Hammond’s Board of Education has been very important throughout the past year. Five judges — Mr. Claude C. Sohl, Mr. Fred W. Dedelow, Dr. Clarence A. MeVey, Mr. Clarence A. Mason, and Mr. Elmer Mc- Kay, meet in sessions to discuss scholastic problems. A decision most vital to George Rogers Clark was that one which definitely settled the perplexing problem of an auditorium. It has been through the untiring efforts of this body of men that Clark will be able to realize its ambition for a new addition. Superintendent L. L. Caldwell, as Chief Justice of this Court, is directly connected with all decisions made, and has entered whole- heartedly into the work of this school year. It is with great sincerity that we wish to extend our appreciation to these men for their competent leadership and cooperation in behalf of George Rogers Clark School. First Row: Florence Dolak, Mary Kennedy, Nancy Trunnell, Jeanne Hurst, Barbara Bcrcaw, Mae Marie Winberg, Catherine Girman, Margary Augustian, Shirley Schaefer, Helen Kozak. Second Row: Richard Smith, Jeanne Wagoner, Eleanor Dcmlong, Catherine Marnan, Ted Arch, Jimmy Gallcs, Gene Sherry, Anne Michalak, Olga Hollick, Margaret Stockdale, Charles Laumeyer. Top Row: James Lee, Tony Couiis, Louis Green, Robert Buchler, Stanley Mucha, Mark Bcaubicn, Jack Jones, Dick Schrocder, Joe Perhach, Tom Wheeler, Ld Ferencc, Mike Valiska. STUDENT COUNCIL Acting as the circuit court of our government make-up, the Student Council was given the difficult task of helping to settle the controversies and problems which arose within the school. During the year of 1937-38 the society was divided into four committees. The Assembly Committee arranged and guided the assembly programs. The Locker Committee checked on all lockers that were care- lessly left open and, by imposing a five-cent fine, warned their owners to keep them safely locked. The Safety Committee made and enforced the bicycle, traffic, and fire regulations. The Magnavox Committee took charge of the school’s newest asset, a victrola which provides music for club entertainments. The Council also has charge of the letter fund and the purchasing and awarding of athletic and scholarship awards. This year they pro- vided for the purchase of the microphone for the Magnavox. The officers are: James Galles, president; Gene Sherry, vice- president; Mary Kennedy, secretary; Ted Arch, treasurer. The most important elective office in the world is that of President of the United States. When the people looked for a person to hold this office for the first time, all eyes turned toward George Washington, the great chieftain who had led armies to victory, and who had shown him- self a great statesman as well as a soldier. iffiCOTWI ©lilMlTrfllKH The Executive Department of the federal government is com- prised of the President and his Cabinet. Because it is physically impossible for the President to supervise and direct more than one mil- lion persons engaged in the civil and military duties of executive and administrative work, he is aided by his cabinet members who act as his chief lieutenants. Likewise in school, because our principal is unable to direct and supervise every student in his scholastic work and extra activities, he is aided by the faculty. ( 13 ) FACULTY Th roughout the school year of 1937- ’38, our principal, Mr. R. B. Miller, act- ing as Chief Execu- tive, has capably su- pervised the entire governmental s t a ff in George Rogers Clark School, and un- der this capable supe r v i s i o n many outstanding accom- plishments have been added. The cabinet — the members of our faculty — served as able assistants to Mr. Miller in rendering valuable services, not only as teachers, but also as spon- sors of classes and various extra-curricular activities. Just as each cabinet member is the head of his own specific division of the gov- ernment, so in our school, each teacher is the sponsor of a club or class, besides being a co- worker in a certain department of the school — Arts, Science, English, Languages, or Math- ematics. There are thirty-seven cabinet members in the junior and senior high schools, and all have willingly cooperated with the students to bring to a close this happy and successful year. Under the competent leadership of this group of advisers, many of the ambitions of our students have been auspiciously attained, and many of Clark’s fondest hopes realized. MRS. ALICE ADMIRAL Latin, English MISS LEAH MISS EVELYN BOOTH CARLSON ' Mathematics English MRS. ANNE CLIPPINGER Junior High English MISS DORTHEA COLE Clothing MISS FRANCES MISS JOAN COLE COUGHLAN Mathematics Commercial MR. RALPH MR. R. W. MISS HELEN MISS JEANETTE COX CUNNINGHAM DAY FERRIS Personnel Director Physical Education . Junior High English.. Music MISS EMILY JOHNSON S ' ) ' Studies MRS. AGNES MISS MARY MISS CAROLYN KRAFT CAROLIN KROHN LAMBERT Special Art English MISS ESTHER MISS ELIZABETH LANGE LYLE Social Studies Science MISS IRMA MISS VEVA MR. M. L. MISS DORIS 1ISS AMBROSIA MISS LAURA MARTIN McATEE MULLINS NELSON fonrnalism, English NOETZEL SCHAD Library Science Manual Arts Poods Public Speaking , MR JOHN MISS LENORE SHANKI.IN SILLIMAN Social Studies Commercial MISS LOUISE MR. LEVERNE MR. PAUL MISS PEARL SYKES TAYLOR WILKINSON YOCHAM Nurse, Health Athletics Science, Mathematics English NOT PICTURED MARCELLA LOGE Physical Education HOWARD STEPHENSON Science ( 15 ) No Congress in all our history has had such vast responsibilities as the First Congress. The Con- stitution was merely an outline of government. To the First Congress fell the task of clothing this skele- ton with flesh and blood and giv- ing to it the breath of life. The Legislative Department of the federal government, made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives, is the law making body of the land. There are many times, however, when a law requires the vote of the people before any action can be taken on it. This is espe- cially true of amendments. In much the same manner, we find in school that although the greater part of the membership in the different clubs and organizations is usually composed of the seniors and juniors, no action can be taken on laws pertaining to the school without including the vote of the sopho- mores and freshmen. ( 17 ) SENIOR CLASS " The Nation that has the schools has the future — Bismarck. America ' s educational system, the greatest in the world, has as its goal the education of every American. The senior class of ’)8 is a successful step toward this goal. While to some students it ivill he the last formal educa- tion before going out into the world, to others it is only a stepping stone to a higher education. All, however, bavlt learned how to better themselves both physically and mentally. ... , , . JL . The main purpose of their education has been not only to prepare for future life but to live, durit all work or all play, a Uf iif wpicp f iei dered, and hard wp JC e ifoyed. The modern school has outgre varied curricm atfj £f[ sfajetts froi lucation, a life which is not responsibilities shoul- j c m ' today presents a f eliding upon his interests, mqX ZAppse t t T jjH lift work to a great extent by his choice of subjects. Many students have decided to become journalists because of their interest in the high school course in journalism. Courses in science have paved the way for the study of medicine, nursing, and dietetics. Happy experiences in chorus, band, and orchestra have en- couraged other students to go on with music as their life ivork. Seated: Virginia Till, V. Pres.; Miss Booth, sponsor; Jeanne Vfag- oner, Sec. Standing: Mary Charlotte Powell, Treas.; Steve Gabor, Pres. ( 18 ) Aside from these varied courses, the present day school has made an- other improvement over the old. This improvement has been the addition of extra curricular activities. These may exist in several forms. They may be clubs formed by students interested in the same subject, or they may be teams that compete with the teams of other schools. The result of these ac- tivities is that the students are able to put into practice the principles and procedures they have learned in curricular activities. The athletic teams are an out-growth of physical education courses, debate is one of the activ- ities of public speaking classes, the ' TTchool paper and the year book are closely connected with journalism and-uither English courses. The band has resulted because of the desire their music studies, students outside ils to make something out of s some means of giving A second re uft has been thf hai ning of Hpe i i p Ktafb ;e of cooperation in order to sucfceld ji ' .o bfZfikifiig la£y)r]es(ilf whil thirds result has been the teaching " t Ftp It is no wonder then that the standards, not only in scholarship but in other activities, have been high. The class of ’3 8 is graduated with the feeling that it has upheld these standards and has, in some instances, helped to raise them. It leaves the school with the hope that on-coming classes will set even higher standards of achievement. HIGHEST RANKING SENIORS Louis Green Anna Murzyn Olga Hollick Thomas Wheeler William Schnell Helen Jean Beaubien Dorothy Tarr Joan Isberg Albert Hoppe Jean Hurst ( 19 ) WILBUR ACHTENBURG TED ARCH EDWARD BALKO GEORGENE BARBER VIOLET BARNCKOEE VIRGINIA BAUER HELEN JEAN BEAUBIEN LILLIAN BELLAN HEDWIG BLAHUNKA SHIRLEY BLOHM ROBERT BEUHLER BILL BURK WILBUR ACHTENBURG — ’Tis one of human nature’s laws To sec ourselves without our flaws. TED ARCH — Give me liberty or give me death! EDWARD BALKO — Good nature is an asset, so he’ll never be broke. GEORGEN BARBER — Not much talk, but one great sweet silence. VIOLET BARNCKOFF— A friend to all. VIRGINIA BAUER — Helpful hands and willing feet Make Life’s pathway mighty sweet. HELEN JEAN BEAUBIEN — Kind words arc the music of the world. LILLIAN BELLAN — For fingers of speed There always is need. HEDWIG BLAHUNKA — She is one of the quietest we’ve found, But quietness makes the world go round. SHIRLEY BLOHM — Thou are fair, and few are fairer. ROBERT BUEHLER — He’s a good scout and a true friend. BILL BURK — A man everybody likes, generally likes every- body. ( 20 ) CANTELO JOE CANTELLO DADO JOSEPH VALENTINE NORMAN DRAPAC DVORSAK EGGERS LOUIS FAYGAS EDWARD TERENCE JOHN EETZKO ROBERT LAWRENCE FISCHER FRALEY STEVE MARY GABOR GALOMBOS NANETTE CANTELLO — Ain’t love grand? JOE DADO — My life is a stroll upon the beach. JOSEPH DRAPAC — A very careful student, careful not to overdo it. VALENTINE DVORSAK— Speech is great, but silence is greater. NORMAN EGGERS — As carefree and uncertain as the weather. LOUIS FAYGAS— Even his feet have music in them. EDWARD FERENCE — His aims are of the highest. JOHN! FETZK.O — He is a man of manly mold Built for sports and contests bold. ROBERT FISCHER — Skillful boxing is his game And through it he was won much fame. LAWRENCE FRALEY — A most willing and earnest person. STEVE GABOR— A man of all hours; ready for anything. MARY GALOMBOS — If you can’t do anything to help along, just smile. ( 21 ) JAMES GEORGE LOIS DONNA LOUIS LLOYD GALLES GIRMAN GOERG GREEN GREEN GUZEK JOHN HANCHAR WAYNE LORETTA GLEN EDWARD HABZANSKI EDWARD HARMS HENRICKSON HENRY HICKO JAMES GALLES — Everybody who knows him likes him, and everybody knows him. GEORGE GIRMAN — Tut, tut my man, the girls won’t hurt you. LOIS GOERG — To the athletic girl; may her heart never be as hard as her muscles. DONNA GREEN — Like the flowers I ever try To catch the sun as it goes by. LOUIS GREEN — A man that is young in years may be old in hours, if he has lost no time. LLOYD GUZEK — Life is real, life is earnest. JOHN HABZANSKY — Quiet and steadfast ever — To reach the goal is his endeavor. EDWARD HANCHAR — His light shines without his turning it on himself. WAYNE HARMS — We rarely repent of speaking little. LORETTA HEN RICKSON— She’s the kind whose nature never varies. GLEN HENRY — Many words won’t fill a bushel. EDWARD HICKO — The classiest of class. ( 22 ) OLGA HOLLICK ALBERT HOPPE JEAN- HURST JOHN IHNAT JOAN ISBERG SOPHIE KANDALEC JOHN KANOCZ JACK KAPLAN ELINOR KASHAK ROBERT KESSLER EVELYN KIEKENAPP PEGGY KLEMM OLGA HOLLICK — There arc thoughts wise behind those bright eyes. ALBERT HOPPE— Well, I guess that is about all I have to say. JEAN HURST — There are no gains without pains. JOHN KANOCZ — A man after his own heart. JACK KAPLAN — He has an ever ready smile Candid, honest all the while. ELINOR KASHAK — She’s wise, she’s witty, she’s little, she’s prelty. JOHN IHNAT — When study interferes with a good lime, out with study. JOAN ISBERG— Rather shy but jolly fun. Always ends a thing begun. SOPHIE KANDALEC— Slipping, sliding, gliding; oh, how this maid loves dancing. ROBERT KESSLER— Men of few words are the best of men. EVELYN KIEKENAPP — A good friend, a good pal, and a good sport. PEGGY KLEMM — She is nearly always laughing. In fact she ' s full of fun. ( 23 ) ETHEL ANN LILLIAN CHARLES LOIS JOE KOCSIS KOVACH KOWALSKI LAUMEYER LLOYD LUKACEK ANDREW DOROTHY FRANK ALVINA CATHARINE RUSSELL LUCAS MADURA MAGAR MALEK MARNAN MERRY ETHEL KOCSIS — God helps them that help themselves. ANN KOVACH — Not very tall nor very small But fair and sweet and liked by all. LILLIAN KOWALSKI — There is a soft and pensive grace, A cast of thought upon her face. CHARLES LAUMEYER — A small leak will sink a great ship. LOIS LLOYD — Her very frowns arc fairer far Than smiles of other maidens. JOE LUKACEK — Always ready to do his part and then some. ANDREW LUCAS — I know a lot, but I can’t think of it. DOROTHY MADURA — Why go around with a downcast face? ’Tis the one who smiles who wins the race. FRANK MAGAR — When there is nothing else to do nights, I study. ALVINA MALEK — The blush is beautiful, but it is some- times inconvenient. CATHARINE MARNAN — It’s nice to be natural when one’s naturally nice. RUSSELL MERRY — There are a lot of ways of doing things without talking a lot. ( 24 ) HELEN MILLER JOHN MOLSON STANLEY MUCHA ANN MURZYN LORRAINE NEERING FRANCIS O’KEEFE KENNETH PALMER IRENE PAVLOVICH JOSEPH PERHACH DOROTHY PETERSON JOHN PIVARNIK TONY PLEMICH HELEN MILLER— She says little but docs much. JOHN MOLSON — There was a man so very meek. E ' en his shoes refused to squeak. STANLEY MUCHA — I think what I say but I don’t always say. ANNA MURZYN — None knew thee but to love thee Nor named thee but to praise. LORRAINE NEERING — Silence is more musical than any song. FRANCIS O’KEEFE — If you’re there before it’s over, you re on time. KENETH PALMER — Ambition has no rest. IRENE PAVOLICH — She’s pretty in two ways — pretty nice and pretty apt to stay that way. JOSEPH PERHACH — Let someone else worry — there arc plenty who like to. DOROTHY PETERSON — Be silent and be safe — silence never betrays you. JOHN PIVARNIK — I am so glad to have you meet me. TONY PLEMICH — A merry heart maketh a cheerful coun- tenance. ( 25 ) MARY CHARLOTTE POWELL HAPRY RADLOEF MICHAEL RAPCHAK ANDREW RYAN BOB SAVAGE JACK SCHMITTEL BILL SCHNELL DICK SCHROEDER MARGARET SEJNA GENE SHERRY RAYMOND SIEGEL WALTER SMOLAR MARY CHARLOTTE POWELL — I am a woman. When I think I must speak. HARRY RADLOFF — A closed moulh catches no flies. MICHAEL RAPCHAK — A big hunk of good nature. ANDREW RYAN — Great estates may venture more But little boats should keep near shore. BOB SAVAGE — I’m happy-go-lucky wherever I go. JACK SCHMITTEL — A word to the wise is enough. BILL SCHNELL — A leader, admired by all. DICK SCHROEDER — Whenever I have anything to say, I say it. MARGARET SEJNA — Still waters run deep. GENE SHERRY — Music hath charms; so has the musician. RAYMOND SIEGEL — Never trouble trouble, unlil trouble troubles you. WALTER SMOLAR — He laughs and the world laughs with him. ( 26 ) CHARLES SPANSBURG MARIETTA SPARKS ELMER SPISAK PRED STELOW DONALD STILLER VERA JOAN STRAKER CHARLES TAGESON DOROTHY TARR VIRGINIA TILL ROBERT TIMM JOHN TKACH NANCY TRUNNELL CHARLES SPANSBURG— Talk to him of Jacob’s ladder and he will ask the number of steps. MARIETTA SPARKS — Forever happy, forever gay, Forever keeping gloom away. ELMER SPISAK — He utters all he thinks with violence. FRED STELOW — On the basketball floor he’s hard to beat No one can deny he’s a star athlelc. DONALD STILLER — One today is worth two tomorrows. CHARLES TAGESON — His friends, they arc many His foes — arc there any? DOROTHY TARR — A quick wit, a light heart, and a level head. VIRGINIA TILL — Oft’ she is seen chattering in the hall, Because you sec, she likes them all. ROBERT TIMM — There is no sinner like a young saint. JOHN TKACH — Up, up my friends, and quit your books. Why all this toil and worried looks? VERA JOAN STR AKER— Diligence is the mother of good luck. NANCY TRUNNF.LL — As sweet a girl as can be found, She’s a genuine pal all around. ( 27 ) MARION MARGARET GENE MAYME EUGENE JEANNE ROBER I URBAN VALOVCIN VOGEL VRABLL VRANE WAGONER YEDINAK HAROLD LUCILLE THOMAS DORIS MILTON LOUISE BILL WARGO WARYCH WHEELER WHITAKER WICKHORST WILLIS ZIMMERMAN MARION URBAN — Beauty and sophistication combined. MARGARET VALOVCIN — Blue-eyed and fair of face. GENE VOGEL — Not that I love studies less. But that I love fun more. MAYME VRABEL — Good temper like a sunny day Sheds brightness all along the way. EUGENE VRANE — What we know of him, we like. JEANNE WAGONER — Quality, not quantity. ROBERT YEDNAK — If worry were the only cause for death. Then I would live forever. HAROLD WARGO — Good sense and friendliness constitute the gentleman. LUCILLE WARYCH— Quiet rivers oft’ run deep, And quiet minds of l’ treasures keep. THOMAS WHEELER — What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. DORIS WHITAKER — She has often burned the mid night oil, But never, never with her toil. MILTON WICKHORST — It is the quiet worker who succeeds. LOUISE WILLIS — Always surrounded by a pleasant atmos- phere. BILL ZIMMERMAN — He works on — quietly but well. ( 28 ) SENIOR PROM A NEW LIFE The winter has gone, But leaves no sear upon my heart; For with the spring have come New buds of life to start. Each tiny shoot for freedom yearns , As slowly pushing through the sod; It breathes the freshness of the air, And lifts its lowly head to God. For it, like we, must seek the faith of Flint whose strength must lead us on. To face each strain of storm and wind; And labor still when hope seems gone. —HELEN JEANNE BEAUB1EN ( 29 ) Allan Bell, Treasurer; Billie Vater, Vice-president; Betty Lou Frecburg, President; Janet Arncr, Secretary; Miss McAtec, Sponsor. JUNIOR CLASS " Knowledge is power”. — De Haeresibus Because of his knowledge, man has been able to build such struc- tures as the Golden Gate Bridge and Boulder Dam, conquer disease, and make multitudes of other achievements which have made better living conditions possible. It is because of his knowledge that man has been able to harness the forces of nature to work for him. To keep progress- ing, the youth of today must be educated in order that they may be able to take their place in the world tomorrow. The juniors are completing a third year in their high school stage of education. During the last three years they have done a fine job in everything they have undertaken. They have taken a prominent part in the field of sports, helping to make the athletic season a successful one. Five juniors were elected to the National Honor Society; while band, dramatics, and debate all have profited by their participation. If this is a sample of what they can and will do, their senior year promises to be a bigger and more successful one. ( 31 ) JUNIOR CLASS Firs Rou : Dolores Keister, Catherine Girman, Irene Gregorovich, Mary Moser, Marion Hoppe, Mary Kennedy, Dorothy Gardner, Helen Jakubiclski, Anne Michalak, Helen Kozak, Arlene Hendrickson, Beatrice Hruskovich. Second Row: Alex Kapitan, James Lee, Ann Kaminsky, Bernice Hmurovich, Molly Martich, Betty Ann Kenda, Florence Kreiger, Florence Hein, Mary Kampo, Mary Ihnat, Anna Hanchar, Ann Jean McGroarty, Doris Madura, Irene Ncmcek, Irene Kanocz, John Murzyn, Chester Hunter. Third Row: Murphy Houldsworth, Dick Judson, Harold Iverson, Joe Gabor, Cyrus McDaniel, Frank Macnak, Drew Miller, Don Jansen, James Gyurc, Bernard Girman, Albert Kessler, Chester Murzyn, Andrew Lakatos. Toft Row: Joseph Geflfcrt, Clarence Mihalso, Raymond Hmurovich, Frank Masura, John Mucha, Paul Litavecz, Robert Golding, Bill Kaminsky, Steve Jansky, Dervl Grindlc, George Grcnchik, Jimmie Goble. First Row: Norma Buell, Loretta Dulski, Doris Dvorsak, Rose Dubcck, Betty Lou Freeburg, Marjorie Augustian, Mildred Anthony, Shirley Dickinson, Shirley Anne Braley, Evelyn Frankcn, Mary Boynton, Josephine Dzurilla, Violet Balko. Second Row: Maxine Bauer, Margaret Bayus, Florence Fischer, Dorothy Bartels, Betty Furiak, Mary Adam, Florence Dolak, Dorothy Binder, Lillian Fedorko, Eleanor Demlong, Viola Frets, Janet Arner, Dorothy Brown. Third Row: Bernard Balon, Charles Dcmkovich, Lawrence Fischer, Pete Condcs, Paul Boynton, Frank Fischer, Frank Bugaski, Jack Foster, Allen R. Bell, Jr., Edward Drew, Lawrence Campbell, Joseph Dickey, Mike Dmitruck, John Bccich, Lawrence Eaton. Toft Row: George Chovanec, Mark Beaubien, Marshall Biescn, Joe Cengel, Bill Bachi, John Balog, Wilbur Buerckholtz, William Fcch, August Antilla, Bob Bacon, Otto Argardinc, Berry Bercaw, Nick Adams, George Dvorsak, John Buksar. first Row: Irene Paylo, Sophie Stanish, Dorothy ' Washcliski, Bessie Rusko, Emma Walko, Bernardine Zabrccky, Janet Spisak, Dolly Williams, Dorothy Poracky, Betty Smith, Dorothy Schaefer, Anne Plutko. D Second Rou: Mary Tkach, Mary Ann Vasilak, Violet Runick, Josephine Poremba, Ina Palmer, Billie Vater, Shirley Schaefer, Joanna Ourant, Verna Stawitke, Dolores Sass, Anne Valko, Ann Uhrin, Mary June Stout. Third Row: William Turpin, Richard Stack, Joseph Zaliora, Kenneth Vezcy, Edward Rohr, Charles Wagner, Andrew Svitek, Julius Sopo, Michael Valovcin, Francis Strjak, Vincent Novotny, Bernard Zabrccky. fourth Row: Robert Tabory, Bob Williams, Roger Shaefter, Benny Sikla, Bernard Sproch, Eugene Zabrccky, Tony Shimala, Norman Turpin, George Yurkanan, Clayton Smith, Joseph Namsta, George Pillis. JUNIOR CLASS PLAY This spring the junior class chose for its annual production, Re- mote Control,” a play based on the happenings in a radia station. The cast consisted of Bob Williams as Walter, the announcer; Drew Miller, Ralph, the control room operator; Allen Bell, Bert, the adver- tising manager; and Roger Shaeffer, Charlie, the reporter. The three detectives wer e: Mark Beaubien, playing the part of Moran; Harold Iverson, the part of Divine; and Andrew Lakatos, that of Burke. Berry Bcrcaw portrayed Dr. Workman, the spiritualist; Pete, Ld, and Joe, members of the holdup gang, were played by Edward Drew, James Groat, and Donald Jansen. Albert Kessler was Mr. Oakwood, the hotel manager; and Marshall Biesen was Murray, the gym instructor. Helen, the office girl in the studio, was played by Mary Kennedy; Eleanor Dem- long was Dorothy, a tap dancer; and Mary Moser was Ruth, the pianist of the studio. Members of the Junior League who furnished the entertainment of the studio in the way of songs and exciting incidents were: Dorothy Binder as Agnes; Shirley Shaeffer as Mae; Dorothy Gardner as June; Janet Arner as Betty; Joanna Ourant as Beatrice; and Lillian Fedorko as Lottie. The mystery, humor, and romance of this exciting episode in a radio station brought murmurs of approval and interest from an ap- preciative audience. ( 32 ) Ann Brown, Secretary; Millieent Evan, Vice-president; Lorraine Kauchak, Treasurer; Bill White, President; Mr. Mullins, Sponsor. SOPHOMORE CLASS " If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.” — Margaret Fuller. Today, the total number of students attending elementary and high schools exceeds thirty million. It is no wonder, then, that America has made, and is still making, such great progress in the world as a nation. The sophomores are at the half-way mark of their high school education. Despite the fact that they are still underclassmen, several have taken part in varsity activities and have held their own with the upperclassmen. Aside from these members, the class as a whole has always been ready to step in and do its part when necessary. Scholar- ship has not been neglected, as indicated by the number of sophomores on the Honor Roll. With such a fine start in their work, only one thing can be expect- ed from the class in the next two years; namely, success in all their undertakings. ( 33 ) Firs Row : Madeline Gordon, Helen Buksar, Barbara Bercaw, Lucille Christie, Elsie Dubroka, Ann Foreman, Lucy Conklin, Doris Beisal, Anna Danko, Mary Chorba, Mary Fortska, Mary Bugyis, Dolores Dvorsack. Second Row: Pauline Dmilruck, Ann Brown, Evelyn Eddy, Kathryn Eggers, Irene Granda, Betty Mac Caswell, Gloria Clarke, Edith Barnard, Cecilia Franich, Joanne Fischer, Millieent Evan, Julia Dedinsky, Margaret Fagyas. Third Row: Paul Gunsten, Joe Dominik, Camillus Duha, Jack Durick, Sheldon Gayle, Gilbert Cadwell, Stanley Benko, Clarence Balog, Chester Derybowski, Daryl Fraley, William G. Blake. Top Row: Leon R. Dud .ik, Emil Dutfala, Paul Collard, Bill Balko, Joe Dubeck, George Fcrko, Robert Ellis, James Groat, Curtis Buck. SOPHOMORE CLASS First Row: Anna Rhe Lynch, Doris Ourant, Arlene McNecly, Helen Kapitan, Helen Lukacek, Wanda Kasprowicz, Elizabeth Hajduk, Rita Kashak, Eleanor Loncski, Evelyn Haehncl, Maryc Jalovecky, Edith Hicks. Second Row: Irene Haysak, Marguerite Koch, Betty Matusko, Augustine Novotny, Helen Mizerik, Bcr- nadinp Neering, Elizabeth Lukacek, Ethel Hanula, Marie Hronsky, Pauline Novotny, Ann Mae Mihalov, Elizabeth Oleksik. Third Row: Gloria Kosior, Alycc Obermillcr, Cecelia Huspek, Eloisc Osborne, Joe Habzansky, Mike Ledna, Paul Ivan, Seymour Kaplan, Herbert Klemm, Alycc Joyce, Evelyn Isberg, Lorraine Kauchak, Patsy Herbert. Fourth Row: Raymond Kender, Lawrence Lippie, Frank Kulasak, James Leonard, Paul Janik, Jack Jones, Ray Kauchak, Donald Loveless, Dick Jones, Walter Mucha, Stanley Murzyn. ( 34 ) First Row : Dorothy Zondor, Helen Santay, Mae Marie Winberg, Doris Mae Walter, Virginia Marie Wiggins, Lillian Poplas, Mary Frances Schroeder, Doris Winston, Esther Posavec, Frances Posavec, Frances Yat ., Virginia Stevens, Doris Mae Plumchuck. Second Row: Irene Waclawik, Helen Tomko, Margie Rapchak, Mildred Spcichcrt, Vivian Stam, Ernes- tine Pozo, Betty Turner, Elaine Poppen, Margaret Puckett, Dorothy Schuhman, Bernadine Stone Margaret Stockdale, Mary Yurkanan, Phyllis Reynolds, Margaret Zabrecky, Mary Martha Wheeler. Third Row.Gcorgc Paylo, Ray Sabol, John Sopo, Stanley Tarr, Jack White, John Vezey, Bill Seligcr, Eugene Roland, Dan Rusnak, Bob Schlatter, Ned Thwing, Ralph Shepherd, Frank Rokosz, Mike Vladika, Richard Smith. Fourth Row: Clem Skurka, Mike Valiska, Bill Scott, Bob Smith, John Pcrhach, Frank Shimala, Edward Serafin, Mike Santay, Walter Plumb, Bill White, Gilbert Sinnett, Robert Puckett, Charles Yates, Robert White. SOPHOMORE CLASS This year the sophomore class enjoyed a very successful season in athletics, band, and speech. Starting the season, football was the first form of athletics to which the sophomores responded so enthusiastically. In this sport Frank Shi- mala won a major letter. The basketball teams were also strongly supported by the sopho- mores. In this sport Mike Valiska won a major letter. He also won the ' C” Clulj award for making the most free throws during the season. This spring the sophomore class was well represented on the track team. The major letter winners in this sport were Frank Shimala and Mike Valiska. Seymour Kaplan won his major letter in tennis, and Mike Valiska won a major letter in cross-country. The sophomores were well represented in the band, and several of them also participated in debate. The important night of the year for the sophomores was Hallowe’en when they staged their annual dance. The large crowd who attended enjoyed dancing to the music of Bill Rutledge’s orchestra. Hammond Public Library Left to Right: Dorothy Strakcr, Vice-president; Valdinc Jones, Treasurer; Ralph Hublcy, President; Miss Iversen, Sponsor; Tony Coulis, Secretary. FRESHMAN CLASS " Knowledge is essential to conquest — Anne Besant. Any problem, whether faced by a nation, individual or groups of individuals, can be solved only with sufficient knowledge. The mem- bers of the freshman class are beginning four years of study which will give them a foundation for this knowledge. The freshman year of a student is important because it is during this time that he decides what he is going to do during the next three years of his education. Since the freshmen are the future juniors and seniors, it is important to note the activities of the class. From all indications, this year’s freshman class shows a wealth of material for all activities, and we are looking forward to the time when they will add to Clark’s conquests, both in scholarship and extra-cur- ricular activities. 0 «) First Row: Anne Dudzik, Viola Cook, Jane Ellen Braley, Roma Biedron, Geraldine Boda, Helen Bernacky, Charlotte Boncela, Frances Banas, Mary Adams, Dolores Antkowiak, Sophie Bugajski. Second Row: MarieDominik, Marie Bugajski, Sylvia Danielewski, Julia Demkovich, Pauline Duha, Jean Dulski, Marie Collard, Margaret Barlo, Evelyn Cherechinsky, Ruth Cutka, Mayme Balko, Betty Ann Bramcr, Opal Bauer, Yolanda Bayus. Third Row: Louise Ambord, Helen Brown, Joe Badankovich, Joe Cech, Arthur Brown, George Bcllan, John Bobalik, Victor Burosh, Vincent Burosh, Bernard Drach, Steve Coulis, Mary Cavcnsko, Elizabeth Buren. Toft Row: Richard Dudzik, John Bandos, Joseph Blasko, Pete Chovancc, Alexander Chalko, Wilfred Brown, Clarence Brown, Tony Coulis, Edward Bysinski, Frederick Cox, Steve Durick. FRESHMAN CLASS First Row: Edith Render, Ann Marie Ferrigno, Ann Ivan, Dorothy Gronowski, Ruth Hunter, Vivian Fretz, Marie Iwasuta, Doris Hazelwood, Irene Kaminsky, Ethel Kaminsky, Ann Mae Gray, Eleanor Kreiger, Bernice Kandalcc. Second Row: Andy Kmetz, Lillian Kasprowicz, Connie Herbert, Dorothy Gatarich, Clcva Jean Golding, Rose Gaburiak, Catherine Hansen, Ann Kavor, Valdinc Jones, Dorothy Ference, Bonnie Kronckc, Eleanor Grunner, Mary Kohan, Stanley Kus. Top Row: Ralph Hubley, Leigh Jenkins, Steve Gyure, Gaylord Fraley, William Keister, Albert Kan- dalic, John Kostyo, Richard GeflFert, Laban Fosler, Marvin Francis, Andrew Krull, Sigmund Golonka, William Ferko, Joe Kotarski. ( 37 ) first Row: Valentina Rusina, Janet Roberts, Marjorie Rcquarth, Ann Nemcek, Geraldine Neering Thelma Poppen, Mary Rybicki, Pauline Plutko, Jean Mucha, Ann Macielewicz, Helen Mikola, Peggy McFaddcn, Eleria Rcidy. Second Row: Clifford Pearson, Gerald Powers, Margaret Lofay, Ruby Ready, Imogenc LaPert, Sophie Mateja, June Lindquist, Mary Monzek, Lorinc Me Anally, Helen MacLean Audrey Lceson, Ireene Lukasik, Bette Rusnak, Olga Laverick, Ann Pivarnik, LaVern Lee, Donald Long. Top Row: William Obermiller, Bill McNamara, John Pupjak, John Paulovich, Mike Mrzlock, Orville Merry, Boleslaus Rusin, Dclmar Radloff, Jack Peterson, John Pataky, George Mindas, Walter Michnicwicz, Bill Moore, Frank Mis, Daniel Paylo. FRESHMAN CLASS first Row: Victoria Wiezbicki, Georginc Spisak, Dorothy Straker, Rosemary Snyder, Eleanorc Yates, Betty Skurka, Mary Smutniak, Edna Simon, Dorothy Templeton, Rachel Whelan, Bonnie Weir. Wilda Willis. Second Row: Robert Seth, Fred Stawitcke, Robert Van Dyne, Anne Sasko, Anne Skurka, Doris Wolfe, Evelyn Schuhrke, Loretta Walczak, Betty White, Helen White, Mildred Zugel, William Wright, Stanley Zatorski, Arnold Schmittcl. Top Row: Emil Uhrin, Edwin Timm, Don Shearer, Billie Tinsler, Jim Simon, John Soltys, Erwin Schmoker, Kenneth Staley, Charles Sheets, Don Studabaker, Andrew Zajac, Chester Wrobel, Albert Trebaticky, William Sabol. ( 38 ) " Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” This was the famous order given by Colonel Prescott at the Battle of Bunker Mill. Although the British won this battle, the moral victory lay whol- ly with the Americans. " Bunker Hill” became a rallying cry of the patriots in every contest of the war. FEDERAL COMMISSIONS In the United States government there are various departments, each under the supervision of a certain member of the cabinet. In our school, clubs and athletics correspond to these subdivisions, the members of the faculty acting as supervisee. The student membership willingly does the work in these divisions, engaging in interesting activities which tend toward the betterment of our school. Firs . Row : Jeanne Wagoner, Helen Jeanne Bcaubien, Olga Hollick, Jeanne Hurst, Joan Isberg, Nancy Trunncll, Mary Kennedy, Dorothy Tarr. Second Row: Kenneth Palmer, Louis Green, Betty Lou l rceburg, Mary Charlotte Powell, Anna Murzyn, Drew Miller, Albert Hoppe. Top Rows James Gallcs, Bill Burk, Ed Hicko, Bill Schnell, Mark Beaubicn, August Antilla, Steve Gabor. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Because their sagacity, character, statesmanship, and patriotism have been tried, judged, and proved worthy of our confidence, these students have been chosen as our representatives in a great national or- ganization. As members of the National Honor Society, these, our delegates, are ranked with honor students from all over the United States. Juniors and seniors who rank in the first third of their class are eligible for nominataion in the National Honor Society. The election of members is based on four things: scholarship, leadership, character, and spirit of service. The object of the society is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character. We stand at attention and offer a salute to the organization which has afforded so much encouragement to the students. It brings to mind this adage: " Sow a character ; reap a destiny.” ( 42 ) First Row: Joan Brown, Patsy Malloy, Betty Lou Freeburg, Norma Buell, Anne Valko, Rose Dubeck, Doris Mae Plumchuck, Miss Sykes, Bonnie Weir, Dorothea Smith, Martha Labda, Jeanne M. Bates, Carmen Sparks, Johana Laumeycr. Second Row: Elizabeth Oleksik, Connie Herbert, Dorothy Kreigcr, Anne Sasko, Armina Mitchell, Hedwig Blahunka, Ireene Lukasik, Harriet Whyte, Anna Murzyn, Dorothy Schuchman, Nancy Trunnell, Donna Green, Alycc Joyce, Cecelia Huspek, Janet Arner, Elinor Kashak, Mary Frances Schroeder, Dorothy Straker, Betty Moore, Mildred Zugcl. Third Row: Frederick Cox, George Pillis, Bill McNamara, Bob Adams, George Dvorscak, Bob Smith, Dick Schroeder, Steve Gabor, Joe Gabor, Clarence Mihalso, Jack White, Chester Hunter, Tom Coulis, Robert Swetnam, Andy Kmetz. JUNIOR RED CROSS One of the most beneficial organizations in the way of good works is the Junior Red Cross. Deriving its powers from the good will and cooperation of the student body the club has done much to promote the general welfare of the school. It is governed by a council consisting of two representatives from each home room. As a branch of the Senior Red Cross, the work of the organization is concerned chiefly with the immediate needs of the school and com- munity in matters of health, prevention of disease, medical care, and general relief work. The students rallied to the cause when a proclamation was issued to call in all available financial and material aid in filling Thanksgiving baskets. Its diplomat, Betty Lou Freeburg, who attended the Indianapolis convention, brought back many new measures to be considered and acted upon. The motto of this assemblage is " I Serve”. The officers arc: Nancy Trunnell, president; Betty Lou Freeburg, vice-president; Alycc Joyce, secretary; Steve Gabor, treasurer; Miss Sykes, sponsor; Miss Silliman, co-sponsor. ( 43 ) Seated: Drew Miller, Jeanne Wagoner, Nancy Trunnell, Mary Kennedy, Dorothy Gardner, Catharine Marnan, Betty Lou Freeburg, Bill Schnell. Standing: Edward Serafin, Steve Gabor, Shirley Blohm, Miss Yocham, Miss Lambert, Joan Isberg, Louis Green, Harold Wargo. " POWDER HORN” STAFF With competent hands the " Powder Horn” staff took up the task of recording the activities and work accomplished for the school year of 1937-’38. Pursuant with the decisio n that the Constitution of the United States was to be used as their theme, the members of the staff searched histories, biographies, source books, and almanacs for ideas and sug- gestions. When the work was well launched, drafts emerged which were a credit to their efforts. Gradually the book took form and was shaped. At long last the epochal document was ready to be sub- mitted to the student body. The officers of the 1937-’38 " Powder Horn” staff are: Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Advertising Manager Assistant Advertising Manager Class Editor Editor of Departments Art Editor Assistant Art Editor Feature Editor Girls’ Sports Boys’ Sports Snapshot Editor Calendar Faculty Ad visors Bill Schnell Betty Lou Freeburg Jeanne Wagoner Drew Miller Harold Wargo Mary Kennedy Steve Gabor Joan Isberg Dorothy Gardner Edward Serafin Shirley Blohm Marietta Sparks Louis Green Nancy Trunnell Catharine Marnan [Miss Pearl Yocham and | Miss Carolyn Lambert ( 44 ) hirst Row, sitting: Vera Straker, Ina Palmer, Mary Boynton, Marietta Sparks, Olga Hollick, Ann Mur .yn, Ann Kovach, Charles Laumeycr, Kenneth Palmer. Second Row, standing: John Fetzko, Dorothy " larr, Joan Isberg, John Ihnat, Lawrence Fraley, Miss Nelson, Harold Iverson, Bill Zimmerman, Gene Sherry, Mary Kennedy. " PIONEER NEWS” STAFF Supplanting the town-crier and court journals of yester-year, the " Pioneer News” is a modern, impartial medium through which the stu- dent body may voice its opinions and be informed. This year the weekly publication made its appearance in a vastly improved form. A three-column spread replaced the two columns of previous years. New feature material, under the headings of " They Say ” , " We Say”, and " Rumblings ”, was added. The staff entered into a new field of news reporting this year. Every Friday morning one of its commentators broadcasted a summary of the news of the week over station W. W. A. E. In perfect accord and harmony, and with the cooperation of the journalism classes, the staff completed a year of splendid work. They adjourned with well wishes to the new staff. May diligence and effort prevail, and a bigger and better publication result. Editor Kenneth Palmer Assistant Editor Vera Straker Editorials Mary Kennedy, Ann Kovach Makeup Ann Murzyn, Olga Hollick Sports Charles Laumeyer, Harold Iversen Art Bill Zimmerman, John Fetzko Business John Ihnat, Gene Sherry Circulation Joan Isberg, Ina Palmer Exchange Mary Boynton Mimeograph George Condes, Lawrence Fraley Advisor Miss Doris E. Nelson ( 45 ) Nancy Trunnell, Drew Miller, Miss Schad, Steve Gabor, Mary C. Powell. DEBATE The qualities of a good debater include: accuracy, good speech, ability to analyze the question, and ability to " think on your feet.” The members of our debate squad are proficient in all these traits. Early in September they began preparing for the debate season by reading and collecting material on their subject, and through rebuttal practice and practice debates. " B " Squad: Albert Kessler, Betty Lou Freeburg, Bob Williams, Miss Schad, Mary Kennedy, Bill White, Dorothy Binder. DEBATE " B” SQUAD ( 46 ) " Resolved that the several states should adopt a unicameral system of legislation” was the question of the Indiana State League debates this year. Our squad seemed destined to repeat last year’s victory and be- come the district winners, but they were defeated by the Ham- mond High teams with which they were tied, having won three out of four debates. The team traveled over 1,000 miles to participate in debates this year. In the annual Elkhart tournament the Clark teams added seven of the twelve debates that they entered to their list of victories. In the National Forensic League tournament held at Purdue University the team was defeated in the third of the five rounds. Of the thirty-three debates in which they have participated, the affirmative team won sixteen, lost twelve, and five were no-decision de- bates. Of the thirty-four debates in which the negative team partici- pated, twenty-three were won, six were lost, and five were no-decision debates. We are proud of the achievements of our debate squad. Present indications show that there is a bright future for Clark in the field of debate, for interest has grown to a point where more than twenty stu- dents are out for this activity. This includes an " A” and " B” squad and a Junior Debate Club. Sitting: Viola Fretts, Alice Oberniillcr, Harriet Whyte, Barbara Bercaw, Lillian Fedorko. S landing: Marie Iwasuta, Cecelia Huspck, Jack Jones, Robert Ellis, Dorothy Gard- ner, Dorolhy Straker. ( 47 ) JUNIOR DEBATE CLUB First Roil ' : Florence Fischer, Dorothy Bartels, Virginia Bauer, Doris Dvorsack, Maxine Bauer, Loretta Dulski, Jean Dulski, Anna Hanchar, Florence Hein, Marie Bugajski, Marie Dominik. Second Row: Gcorgene Barber, Catherine Girman, Marjorie Augustian, Elizabeth Hajduk, Hedwig Blahunka, Marie Hronsky, Anne Valko, Ann Ivan, Charlotte Boncela, Helen Bcrnacky, Sophie Bugajski, Evelyn Franken, Pauline Dimitruck. Third Row : Elizabeth Olcksik, Ircenc Lukasik, Lucille Christie, Jeanne Hurst, Joan Isberg, Alyce Joyce, Dolores Dvorsack, Margaret Fagyas, Janet Arner, Anna Danko, Ann Brown. Back Row: Olga Hoi lick, Shirley Blohm, Lois Georg, Betty Furiak, Donna Green, Marion Hoppe, Beatrice Hruskovich, Madeline Gordan, Loretta Hcndrikson. GIRL RESERVES The Girl Reserves is a union of two factions, the Social Service group and the Charm and Dramatic group. The two groups act inde- pendently and carry on their own activities but combine forces to carry on business transactions and major activities. The club is a branch of the Y. W. C. A. and is affiliated with the organizations of Hammond High and Hammond Tech. An Inter- Club Council, consisting of six representatives from each school, meets every month to plan joint activities. The purpose of the club is to prepare the girls for their social responsibilities and to help them in the development of their personality and character. Their motto is " To Face Life Squarely their purpose, " To Find and Give the Best.” The inter-club meetings were divided among the three Hammond schools. In the fall, an impressive initiation service was held in the Clark gymnasium at which new members from the three schools lighted their tiny candles at the ever-glowing Girl Reserve flame and were wel- comed into the Circle of Light. At Christmas time the girls went caroling in down-town Hammond and were entertained at the Y. W. C. A. as guests of the Hammond Tech club. In the spring the organi- zations were entertained by the Hammond High club at an evening dance to which the boys’ clubs of the schools were invited. ( 48 ) First Bow: Lois Lloyd Joanna Gurant, Dorothy Poracky, Helen Kozak, Shirley Schaefer, Dorothy Schaefer, Helen Jakubiclski, Doris Madura, Ann Mae Mihalov, Peggy McFadden. Second Row: Irene Kanocz, Marjorie Rcquarth, Dorothy Templeton, Dolores Keister, Mary Ann Vasilak, Billie Vatcr, Anna Murzyn, Helen Miller, Helen Mizerik, Augustine Novotny, Pauline Novotny, Betty While. Third Row: Mary Kohan, Rita Kashak, Margaret Scjna, Lucille Warych, Lorraine Neering, Alvina Malek, Sophie Standish, Peggy Klemm, Lillian Kowalski, Dot Washeleski, Olga Laverick. Tof) Row: Sophie Kandalcc, Ann Kovach, Ethel Kocsis, Irene Pavlovich, Ina Palmer, Bernadine Neering, Dorothy Schuchman, Catharine Marnan, Verna Stawitke, Anne Michalak, Mayme Vrabel. GIRL RESERVES Within our own organization, the Social Service group prepared Thanksgiving and Easter baskets for the orphans and gave a Christmas party for them at the Carmelite home. The Charm and Dramatic group sponsored several excellent demonstrations on make-up, hair styl- ing, and clothing for the instruction of the girls, and presented a unique play for the Christmas program. Some of the outstanding programs of the year were: a talk on the relation of the Girl Reserves to the Y. W. C. A. by Mrs. Mitchell, Chair- man of the Board of Directors of the Y. W. C. A.; an interesting review of two current books by Miss Yocham, former club sponsor; an amateur hour, in which the talented members of the club participated; and a taffy-pull that was conducted, amid much gaiety, in the cooking laboratory. The officers are: president, Lois Lloyd; vice-president, Dorothy Bartels; secretary, Joan Isberg; treasurer, Helen Kozak; members-at- large, Shirley Schaefer and Dorothy Poracky; music director, Beatrice Hruskovich; faculty adviser, Miss Noetzel; sponsor of Charm and Dra- matics group, Miss Dorothea Cole; sponsor of Social Service group, Miss Iversen. ( 49 ) birsi Rou : William Keister, Paul Gunsten, John Bccich, Clarence Brown, Mike Valiska, Eddie Hicko, Tom Wheeler, Louis Green. Second Row: Chester Hunter, Edwin Timm, Lawrence Lippic, Ed Ferencc, Dick Jones, John Vczey, James Lee, Mr. P. A. Wilkinson. Back Row: Bob Williams, Drew Miller, Bob Timm, Wayne Harms, Robert Golding, Dick Schroedcr, Albert Hoppe, Jimmy Gallcs. HI-Y The knowledge that a Hi-Y club was to be organized at Clark this year was received with great jubilation. With vigor and enthusiasm, the boys enlisted as members of the organization. The initiation service, rendered by the Hammond High Hi-Y club, made them charter mem- bers of the national organization. The club is affiliated with the Y. M. C. A. Its purpose is, " To cre- ate, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of character Although this was its first year of active duty, the club completed an interesting outline of activities which included: sending seven dele- gates to the Older Boys Conference in Peru, Indiana; presenting Miss Geraldine Westaby, well known speaker, in assembly; sponsoring a box social; and sending a representative to the National Hi-Y Conference. The officers of the club are: Louis Green, president; James Galles, vice-president; Bob Williams, secretary; Thomas Wheeler, treasurer; Mr. Wilkinson, sponsor. ( 50 ) First Row: Bill McNamara, William G. Blake, Edward Bysinski, Fred Stawilcke, Arnold Schmittcl, William Keister, Leigh Jenkins, John Sopo, Arthur Brown, Alexander Chalko, Stanley Zatorski. Second Row: Donald Lang, Sigmund Golonka, John Bandos, Clarence Brown, Vincent Burosh, Laban Foster, Benny Ferko, Tony Coulis, Gilbert Sinnett, Bill Scott, Mike Mrzlock, Lawrence Camp- bell, Ralph Hublcy, LaVern Lee. Back Row: Mr. Mullins, George Bellan, Lawrence Fischer, Charles Wagner, Bolcslaus Rusin, Charles Spanburg, Kenneth Staley, Paul Litavecz, Ervin Schmoker, John Bobalik, John Kostyo, Steve Coulis. SAFETY PATROL (THE ARMY OR DEFENSE CORPS) Just as a soldier wears the uniform of the country he protects, so the patrol boy wears the white belt and blue patrol letter which mark him as a soldier in the army of safety. Throughout the year, in good weather and in bad, the patrol boys were always on duty. They protected the student body from danger- ous automobile traffic at intersections and did much to develop a safety consciousness among the students. Many boys earned their patrol letters this year. To merit this award a boy must serve a full year in active patrol duty or one-half year of double duty. Also, in recognition of their faithful service, they were entertained at shows, big league baseball games, and parties. Referring to the work accomplished during the year, their chief, Mr. Mullins said, " We feel we have given fair protection at corners. We also feel that some boys are gaining experience in responsibility and leadership.” ( 51 ) SECOND YEAR CLUB First Rou : Edith Hicks, Mac Marie Winberg, Doris Mac Plumchuck, Evelyn Eddy, Millieent Evan, Elizabeth Oleksik, Dorothy Schaefer. Second Rote: Chester Hunter, Margaret Stockdalc, Edith Barnard, Elsie Dubroka, Cecelia Huspek, Gloria Clarke, Irene Haysak, Richard Smith. Third Row: Mike Valiska, Seymour Kaplan, Joe Dubcck, Stanley Benko, Dick Jones, Curtis Buck, John Vezey. Top Row: Charles Wagner, Sheldon Gayle, Jack Jones, Jack Durick, Bill White, Bob Schlatter. LATIN CLUBS The Latin Clubs were formed to increase interest in the history, the mythology, and the culture of ancient Rome; to stimulate interest in the Latin language; and to vary class room procedure by creating a more friendly and informal atmosphere. During the meetings, reports, plays, and illustrated talks were presented to the club, and games and contests were conducted. This year the first year clubs collected material for mythology and allusion scrap-books. The second year club prepared flashcards for use in vocabulary contests. Officers of the first year club, group I, are: president, Dorothy Straker; vice-president, Marie Iwasuto; secretary, Alexander Chalko; treasurer, Thelma Poppen. Officers of the first year club, group II, are: president, Valdine Jones; vice-president, Edwin Timm; secretary, John Becich; treasurer, Gaylord Fraley. Officers of the second year club are: president, Millieent Evan; vice-president, Cecelia Huspeck; secretary, Dick Jones; treasurer, Shel- don Gayle; faculty adviser, Mrs. Admiral. ( 52 ) First Row : Janet Roberts, Thelma Poppen, Betty Skurka, Rosemary Snyder, Jane Braley, Marie wasuta, Ruth Hunter, Geraldine Neering. Second Row : Mrs. Admiral, Bonnie Weir, Ann Marie Ferrigno, Mildred Zugel, Mary Monzck, Betty White, Vivian Fretz, Dorothy Straker, Connie Herbert. Top Row: .Andy Kmetz, Joe Kotarski, LaVcrn Lee, Arthur Brown, Albert Trebaticky, Don Studabaker, Victor Burosh, Jack Peterson, Joe Cech, Alexander Chalko, John Pupjack, Joe Badankovich. FIRST YEAR CLUB First Row: Mary Martha Wheeler, Marjorie Requarth, Dorothy Templeton, Doris Hazelwood, Dorothy Gatarich, Patsy Herbert, Rachel Whelan. Second Row: Roma Biedron, Helen White, Betty Lou Freeburg, Helen Maclean, Rose Gaburiak, Valdine Jones, Maymc Balko. Top Row: Ralph Hubly, Don Shearer, John Becich, Mike Dado, Gilbert Cadwell, Billie Tinslcr, Edwin Timm, Gaylord Fraley, Norman Eubank. ( 53 ) SECOND YEAR CLUB hirst Row: Ernestine Pozo, Shirley Bralev, Shirley Dickinson, Janet Arner, Miss Hayes, Dorothy Gardner, Helen Jeanne Beaubien, Barbara Bercaw, Mary Boynton. Second Row : Doris Ourant, Joanne Fisher, Betty Mae Caswell, George Yurkanan, August Antilla, Eugene Zabrecky, Dan Rusnack, Ann Uhrin, Lillian Poplas, Dorothy Binder. Top Row : Ralph Shepherd, James Lee, Raymond Sicgal, Gene Vranc, Bob Bacon, Marshall Bicson, James Groat, Frank Macnak, Wilbur Achtcnbcrg, Louis Faygas, Alex Kapitan. LES CERCLES FRANCAIS Potential diplomats may be found in the French clubs. Composed of the first and second year French classes, the organization is divided into three groups, two first year groups and a second year group. The purpose of the club is to aid in the study of the French language by stimulating interest in French social life, history, and customs. " La Balle Francais”, the dance sponsored by the French club this year, was one of the gayest affairs of the social season. The colorful Parisian setting put everyone in a festive mood. Other legislation pass- ed by the club provided for a trip to Chicago to see a French show. Under the direction of Miss Hayes, the clubs have done much to advance the study of the French language and arouse interest among the students. Proof of that was the fact that the membership of the clubs thi s year was larger than it has ever been in any previous years. ( 54 ) first Roil: Dorothy Schuhnun, Lucille Christie, Marguerite Koch, Dolly Williams, Miss Hayes, Juiia Dedinsky, Helen Kapitan, Alyce Obermiller, Kathryn Lggers, Doris Winston. Second Row: Arnold Schmittel, Leigh Jenkins, Doris Reisal, Marie Hronsky, Ann Mac Mihalso, Ircene Lukasik, Billie Vater, Harriet Whyte, Bernadine Stone, Dorothy Ferencc, Virginia Wiggins, Ray Sabol, Robert White. Back Row: Bob Savage, Ned Thwing, Jack While, Paul Boynton, Jack Kaplan, Drew Miller, Wilbur Bucrckholtz, Dick Martinson, Clarence Balog, Caniillus Duha, John Kostyo, Stanley Tarr. FIRST YEAR CLUB When the final meeting of the French Club was adjourned, each graduating member, with regret in his voice, said, " Je suis fache de partir.” Officers of the first year club group I are: president, Bob Savage; vice-president, Dolly Williams; secretary-treasurer, Billie Vater. Officers of the first year club, group II are: president, Jack Kap- lan; vice-president, Dick Martinson; secretary-treasurer, Ircene Lukasik Officers of the second year club are: president, Lillian Poplas; vice-president, Barbara Bercaw; secretary-treasurer, August Antilla, faculty adviser, Miss Hayes. (55) no Q o y n yy 4 Wfr ’ ' v 1 £ mr S Hr aaHML r " v i TW K J f); It y m l | Iirst Row: Shirley Braley, Phyllis Reynolds, Bcrnadinc Stone, Lillian Kowalski, Jeanne Hurst, Joan Is- berg, Lorraine Neering. Second Row: Anne Sasko, Hedwig Blahunka, Peggy Klemm, Miss Lambert, Verna Stawitkc, Irecne Lukasik, Loretta Henrikson, Gcorgenc Barber. Back Row: Viola Frets, Ann Kaminsky, Ethel Kocsis, Audrey Lccson, Ruth Hunter, Roma Bicdron, Irene Kanocz. POETRY CLUB Artists of the Quill are these, and justly proud are they of their fine collection of original poems, " First Flight”. Under the skillful guidance of Miss Lambert the members of the Poetry Club have developed a fine understanding and a sincere appre- ciation for poetry. During the first semester of the year emphasis was placed upon the enjoyment of poetry. During the second semester the members turned their attention to the oral interpretation and writing of poetry. • • To guide them in their discussion, the program committee pre- pared, for the members of the club, a booklet which contained the topic, the date, and the leader of each meeting. Some of the topics were: " Poems of Childhood”, " Thanksgiving Poems”, " Ballads of Sir Walter Scott and Rudyard Kipling”, " Poetry and Music of Christmas”, " Choric Recitation”, and " Modern Poets”. In the frontispiece of the program booklet the committee inscribed this verse: " The harp at Nature’s advent strung Has never ceased to play; The songs the stars of morning sung Have never died away.” — John Greenlcaf Whittier. («) First Row: Dolores Keister, Belty Furiak, Mary Adam, Mildred Anthony, Bernadine Stone, Ann Mac Mihalov, Lillian Kowalski, Jeanne Hurst, Norma Buell, Shirley Anne Braley, Beatrice Hruskovich, Dorothy Brown, Dorothy Gardner. Second Row: Miss Schad, Irene Gregorovich, Eleanor Demlong, Doris Beisal, Irene Haysak, Lois Lloyd, Ann Foreman, Florence Dolak, Madeline Gordan, Helen Jeanne Beaubien, Anne Valko, Lilyan Poplas, Alyce Obermiller, Marie Hronsky, Pauline Novotny, Julia Dcdinsky, Hedwig Blahunka. Third Row: Jeanne Wagoner, Mary Boynton, Barbara Bercaw, Cecelia Huspck, Lillian Fcdorko, Mary Ann Vasilak, Rose Dubeck, Dorothy Binder, Nancy Trunncll, Joanna Ourant, Ann Kovach, Lorraine Neering, Donna Green, Joan Isberg, Mary Moser Betty Smith. Top Row: Virginia Till, Betty Lou Freeburg, Helen Kozak, Shirley Schaefer, Harold Iverson, Albert Kessler, Albert Hoppe, Drew Miller, Steve Gabor, Bob Williams, Deryl Grindle, Clarence Mihalso, Marion Hoppe, Billie Vatcr, Mary Kennedy, Jancl Arncr. DRAMATIC CLUB Interest and enthusiasm high-lighted every session of the Dramatic Club this year. The organization helped to crystalize many a secret ambition by giving the students a chance to appear in amateur the- atricals. Under the supervision of Miss Schad, the club did much to further its purpose, which is to sponsor interest in dramatics and to enlarge the field so that everyone interested can participate. During the course of the year, this group presented several plays, among which were: " So You’re Going to Paris?”, " The Right Answer”, and the well-known " Bird’s Christmas Carol.” All who saw the club’s presentations agreed that the members were worthy of the names " ac- tors” and " actresses.” Officers are: President, Albert Ploppe; vice-president, Bob Wil- liams; secretary, Dorothy Gardner; treasurer, Anne Valko; program chairman, Drew Miller. First Row: Connie Herbert, Dolores Antiok, Julia Dedinsky, Anne Sasko, Miss Ferris, Roma Biedron, Ann Marie Ferrigno, Olga Laverick, Marie Bugajski, Jean Dulski. Second Row: Eleanor Loneski, Anne Valko, Irecne Lukasik, Florence Hein, Madeline Gordan, Lorine McAnally, Elsie Dubroka, Audrey Lceson, Ann Foreman, Sophie Bugajski, Louise Ambord, Geral- dine Boda. GIRLS’ CHORUS We propose a salute to the Girls’ Chorus for the perfection they have achieved this year in their serious study of voice technique. Composed of girls who are genuinely interested in music, they have worked hard to make themselves the group of perfectly blended voices that they are. Three times a week the music room rang with selections ranging from light operatic arias to popular selections from musical shows, as Miss Ferris guided the girls in the development of their musical talents. At Christmas time the girls delighted holiday shoppers as they caroled in one of the large department stores. In spring they partici- pated in the annual Hammond All-City Music Festival. ( 58 ) Inner Circle, left to right: Dorothy Tarr, Rachel Whelan, Evelyn Eddy, Betty Oleksik, Helen Beau- bicn, Dorothy Poracky, Dorothy Binder, Virginia Bauer. Second Circle, left to right: Roger Shacffer, Lucille Christie, Prank Bugajski, Donald Stiller, Olga Antilla, Bob Schlatter, Edward Drew, Gene Sherry, Joanna Ourant, Mary Moser, Doris Winston, Daniel Barnard. Third Circle, left to right: Janet Roberts, Arlene Henrikson, Charles Westfall, George Yurkanan, Mark Bcaubien, Milton Wickhorst, Louis Fagyas, Robert Savage, Dick Judson, Louise Willis, Doris Ourant, Ervin Schmoker, Marvin Francis, Steve Matyc, Bill Tinsler, Jimmy Linn, Helen White, Jack Kaplan, Donald Studabaker, Kathryn Eggcrs, Allen Bell. Outer Circle, left to right: Sam Condes, Edward Pakan, Betty Caswell, Beth (Sherry, Lois Lloyd, Billy Halliar, Herbert Klcmm, Bob Williams, Wayne Harms, Drew Miller, Dick Martinson, Harold Iverson, Albert Hoppe, Otto Argadine, Bill Moore, Jack Peterson, Donald Shearer, Nancy Trun- nell, Bill Burk, Charles Tagcson, Robert Timm, Lawrence Fraley, Frederick Stawitcke, Wilda Willis. Rear, right: Albert Kessler. BAND Our music-makers in navy-blue and gray have a record that is a credit to any school musical organization. In 1936 the band won first division in the district and state contests. In 1937 they tied for the honor of " State Champions” with two other schools and won plaques at the Lion’s convention in Chicago. This year the band again received a first division rating in both the state and the district contests. In the district contest, which was held in Plymouth, Indiana, they were the only band in their division to receive a superior rating. Clark has several soloists who have won district and state honors and also has two national champions; Gene Sherry, first division national French horn soloist, and Dick Martinson, first division bass horn soloist. This year, in addition to their annual fall and spring concerts, the band played a concert at Edison High School, participated in a gala musical program at the new Civic Center in Hammond, and took part in the Hammond All-City Musical Festival. May all their active seasons be as successful. ( 59 ) First Rou : Doris Dvorsack, Lillian Fcdorko, Dorothy Schaefer, Beatrice Hruskovich, Betty Lou Freeburg, Arlene Hcnrikson, Mary Kennedy. Second Rou : Dorothy Tarr, Dorothy Brown, Lorraine Neering, Mary Ann Vasilak, Florence Dolak, Mary Kampo, Janet Arner, Jeanne Hurst, Jeanne Wagoner. Third Row: Virginia Till, Joan Isbcrg, Hedwig Blahunka, Mary Moser, Ireene Haysak, Helen Jakubielski, Florence Fischer, Helen Jeanne Bcaubicn, Nancy Trunncll, Joanna Ourant. Top Row: Harold Wargo, Albert Hoppe, Dorothy Bartels, George Yurkanan, Mary C. Powell, Drew Miller, George Condcs. BIO-CHEM CLUB Ben Franklin, scientist and inventor, would have enjoyed attend- ing a session of the Bio-Chem club. He would have appreciated the type of work carried on at its conventions. He would have commended highly its purpose — to help the students of our school to have a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of science in modern life. When the Bio-Chem club convened this year, it was noted with much gratification that a large majority of those present were new dele- gates from the biology and chemistry classes. Also present were those who had just recently become interested in the type of business trans- acted at the club’s convention. Prompt and emphatic action on the part of the program com- mittee provided an interesting outline of activities which included the annual banquet given as a welcome to new members, and a trip to the Lever Brothers’ soap factory, as well as many interesting talks and dem- onstrations given by the chemists and biologists of the club. This year’s convention was adjourned with a feeling of work well done. May many a successful career result from this stimulant of scien- tific interest. Officers are: Drew Miller, president; Mary Powell, vice-president; Nancy Trunnell, secretary; Joan Isberg, treasurer. ( 60 ) hirst Rou sitting: Albert Hoppe, Robert Ellis, Wilbur Achtcnberg, Daryl Fraley, Steve Novotny, Bill White, Jack Jones, Thomas Wheeler. Second Row , standing : Joseph Blasko, Dale Banks, Walter Plumb, Mr. Wilkinson, Stanley Tarr, Law- rence Campbell, Dick Jones. RADIO CLUB W-9-W-G-R calling C-Q — W-9-W-G-R calling C-Q! When that call flashes over the short waves there is sure to be an answer. It is the call of the Clark Radio Club. The Radio Club is an association of radio amateurs formed for the promotion of interest in amateur radio communication and experi- mentation. This year, under the guidance of Mr. Wilkinson, the boys con- centrated on learning the International Code and worked for their amateur radio operators’ licenses. Their president, Daryl Fraley, suc- ceeded in obtaining his license and call letters. The club is of great benefit to the student who is interested in radio, as it gives him a chance to gain practical experience and helps to increase his interest in a vocational field. We hope that Clark con- tinues to build up this reservoir of trained operators and technicians for the future. The officers are: Daryl Fraley, president; Dick Jones, secretary- treasurer; Mr. Wilkinson, sponsor. Firs Rou : Bernice Hmurovich, Florence Mae Hein, Lillian Fedorko, Catherine Girman (treas- urer), Lois Goerg (secretary). Marietta Sparks (president), Betty Lou Freeburg (vice- president), Emma Walko, Irene Nemcek, Helen Buksar, Ethel Hanula. Second Row: Cleva Jean Golding, Mary Kennedy, Dorothy Binder, Lillian Poplas, Hedwig Blahunka, Doris Dvorsak, Donna Green, Lorinc McAnally, Rose Dubeck, Irene Pavlovich, Louise Willis, Valdine Jones, Elizabeth Oleksik. Third Row: Marion Hoppe, Norma Buell, Janet Arner, Dorothy Brown, Betty White, Evelyn Kiekenapp, Bernadine Neering, Helen Maclean, Eleanor Demlong, Florence Dolak, Doris Mae Plumchuck, Mae Marie Winberg, Louis Ambord. Tof) Row: Doris Whitaker, Dorothy Gatarich, Helen Tomko, Dorothy Schaefer, Florence Fischer, Dorothy Bartels, Billie Vatcr, Anne Plutko, Dolores Dvorsak, Lois Lloyd, Marie Hronsky, Bonnie Kronckc, Mildred Zugcl, Olga Lavcrick, Virginia Till. G. A. C. The Girls’ Athletic Club gives the girls a chance to earn a major letter in their high school career. They are able to earn letters by a point system. T ?o points are given for each hour that is spent on any sport. For a total of 300 points a small " C” is given; for 600, a G. A. C. mono- gram; and for 1000 points a large blue " C”. Tournaments in basket- ball, baseball, tennis and volleyball are held throughout the year in which the girls receive fifteen points for each match in which they play. If a girl makes a varsity team, she receives 50 points. The highest award that can be obtained in the G. A. C. is a large white " C” for 1500 points. The three girls to obtain the award this year were Marietta Sparks, Lois Goerg, and Marion Hoppe. ( 62 ) GIRLS’ Ol.LLYBALL Standing: Marion Hoppe, Florence Fischer, Lorine McAanally, Dorothy Bartels, Dolores Keister. Sitting: Mildred Zugci, Betty Lou Freeburg, Irene Ncmcek. GIRLS’ SPORTS This year tennis was the most popular sport. More girls come out for the tennis tournament at the beginning of the year than ever before. The girls played their matches as soon as possible, and each girl enjoyed herself greatly. Volley ball was second in popularity among the G. A. C. girls. One night a week they had the gym in which they played volley ball. So many girls came out for this sport that it was rather difficult to pick a varsity team. Some of the girls chosen to be on the varsity were Billie Vater, Marian Hoppe, Mildred Zugel, Dolores Keister, Mary Adams, Mildred Anthony and Ernestine Pozo. More girls came out for basketball this year than last. This was the first time that they enjoyed playing basketball after school under girls’ rules. Mary C. Powell, Helen Jeanne Beaubicn, Betty Lou Freeburg, Mary Kennedy, Norma Buell, Marietta Sparks. ( 63 ) First Rote: Charles Laumeyer, James Groat, Bill Turpin, Frank Shimala, Jack Foster, Bob Savage, Allen Bell, Donald Stiller, Gene Sherry, Gene Vogel. Second Row: Steve Novotny, Laban Foster, Jack Kaplan, Louis Green, John Fetzko, Charles Tageson, Bill Burk, Albert Hoppe, Norman Flggers. Third Row : Berry Bercaw, Edward Hanchar, Seymour Kaplan, Frank Magar, Bob Buehler, Fred Stclow James Gallcs, Joe Gabor, Harold W’argo, Julius Sopo, Lloyd Conley Fourth Row: Mike Valiska, Bill Schnell, Dick Schroedcr, Tom Wheeler, Wilbur Buerckholtz, John Ihnat, Robert Timm, Lawrence Fraley, Mark Beaubicn, Eugene Vranc. Top Row: John Kanocz, Charles Spanburg, Elmer Spisak, Coach Taylor, Bill Fcch, August Antilla, Victor Talabaj, Dick Judson. " C” CLUB One of the outstanding organizations in Clark is the ' C” Club. It is composed of boys who have won major letters in some form of athletics. Under the sponsorship of Coach Taylor, this club has fostered many worthwhile projects. The club donated a blanket for use in foot- ball and basketball games, and sponsored the ' Ins-and-Outs basketball game in order to raise money for track equipment. Annually the club presents the ' C” Club trophy to the best all- around athlete. Last year awards were also given to the most valuable men in football and basketball. This year two more were added to the list: awards for the most valuable men in the two other major sports, wrestling and track. Last year a new trophy was given to the school by Mssrs. Harry and William Gold, and this year they gave a second trophy to the school. TheSe trophies are to be awarded each year to the boys who show the best mental attitude in football and basketball. ( 64 ) Elmer Spisak, Jim Gallcs, Bob Buehler, Bill Burk, Jack Foster, Mike Valiska, Fred Stclow. AWARD WINNERS Most Valuable Football, Jim Galles; Mental Attitude, Football, Bob Buehler; Most Valuable Basketball, Fred Stelow; Mental Attitude Bas- ketball, Bill Burk; Most Valuable Wrestling, Jim Galles; Most Valuable Track, Bill Turpin; Free Throw Trophy, Mike Valiska; Wrestling Champions, Jack Foster, Jim Galles, Elmer Spisak; " C” Club All Around Award, Jim Galles. COACHES Down through the history of the United States there has been one vital factor that has preserved the spirit of union and liberty that exists under the Constitution. That one factor is good leadership. The im- portance of this point was clearly shown in the Revolutionary War, when, through the careful planning and forethought of Washington and his generals, the American colonists won their freedom. As good leadership is important in a government, so is it equally important in school athletics. Behind the touchdown play, the winning basket, and the record run, is a carefully laid plan of action. This plan is formulated only by much thought and planning on the part of the cats” conquered the Clark team by the score of 20 to 7. In the coaches. ( 65 ) first Row: Eugene Vrane, Kenneth Palmer, William Balko, Bill White, Frank Shimala, Charles Tageson, Clarence Balog, Gene Vogel, Milton Wickhorst. Second Row: Frank Magar, Sheldon Gayle, Louis G reen, Jack Schmittcl, Dick Judson, Victor Talabaj, James Galles, Berry Bercaw, John Fctzko, John Ihnat, Bob Bueh ler, Norman Eggers. Top Row: Frank Fischer, John Balog, Tony Shimala, Dick Schroedcr, Jack Jones, Bill Fcch, Wilbur Buerckholtz, Charles Spanburg, Bill Schncll, Elmer Spisak, August Antilla, Edward Flanchar, Mike Santay. " A” SQUAD FOOTBALL The " Pioneers” marched through an eight-game schedule, being vic- torious in all but two of the eight battles. The " Pioneers” victory march was first halted on the Hammond battlefield where, after a hard fought battle, the Hammond High " Wild- cats” conquered the Clark team by the score of 20 to 7. In the last game of the season the " Pioneers” once more met defeat at the hands of the Whiting " Oilers” by the score of 7 to 0. Clark, however, emerged victorious from the other six battles, winning from Thornton Fractional, 12 to 0; from Washington 7 to 0; from Hobart, 27 to 6; from Hammond Tech, 7 to 6; from Valparaiso, 26 to 7; and from Catholic Central, 12 to 6. This year’s team was ably led by Captain Jim Galles, who, along with Bob Buehler, received honorable mention on Dick Miller’s All State team. Clark is proud of this year’s team and the success it has achieved, and we only wish Captain-elect William " Tiny” Fech and Coach Taylor the best of luck for an even better season next year. CHEER LEADERS Marietta Sparks, Bill McNamara, Lillian Poplas, Mike Dmitruck. ■ ' « Row: Frank Macnak, Richard Dudzik, Raymond Render, Mike Vaiiska, James Lee, Frank Mis, Robert Seth, Allen R. Bell, Jr. Top Row: Russell Merry, Cyrus McDaniel, Bill Burk, Ray Kauchak, Kenneth Staley, Lawrence Fraley, Camillus Duha, James Groat, Mr. Wilkinson. CROSS COUNTRY This year’s team was under the supervision of Coach Paul Wilkin- son, and, although they won but two out of seven meets, many boys participating in cross country gained much valuable experience in this sport. The Pioneer cross country team won from Lew Wallace and Wash- mgton but was defeated twice by Roosevelt and once each by Froebcl, Hammond High, and Washington. The letter winners this fall were Captain Bill Burk, Mike Vaiiska, and Jim Groat. TENNIS The Pioneer tennis team, under the supervision of Coach Raymond Harris, had a very successful season this year, winning six matches out of nine. Three of the Pioneer net team’s victories were won over Whiting, and the remaining three were won from Emerson, Horace Mann, and Washington. They were defeated twice by Hammond High and once by South Bend Central. This year’s letter winners were: Captain Jack Kaplan, Seymour Kaplan, Donald Stiller, Julius Sopo, Mark Beaubien, and Harold Wargo. Standing: Julius Sopo, Mark Bcau- bicn, Donald Stiller, 1 iarold Wargo. Kneeling: Jack Kaplan, Seymour Kaplan. ( 68 ) Mascot : Andy Kmctz. First Row: Gene Sherry, Bill Burk, Fred Stelow, John Ihnat, Mike Valiska. Top Row : Frank Shimala, August Antilla, John Kanocz, Wilbur Buerckholtz, Bill Schncll, Edward Fianchar. " A” SQUAD BASKETBALL Under the direction of Coach Taylor, Clark’s 1 9 3 7-’3 8 basketball team, composed of eight seniors and four underclassmen, marched tri- umphantly through a strenuous twenty-five game schedule to the tune of nineteen victories and only six defeats. Lending additional signifi- cance to the team’s record was the fact that this year’s schedule was an unusually difficult one, for the ' Pioneers” were matched for the first time with many of the topnotch teams of the state. The " Pioneers” were defeated twice by Hammond High and Whit- ing and once by Emerson and Hobart. However, the boys more than evened up the score by defeating five conference teams. Three of these teams, Whiting, Tech, and Washington, bowed to the " Pioneers” twice during the season, and the two remaining teams, Roosevelt and Froebel, were defeated once. The team also defeated five out-of-town opponents, Ben Davis, Warren Central, and Southport of Indianapolis, Washington of South Bend, and West Lafayette. The Pioneer’s fine season was brought to a fitting climax by their outstanding record in the tournament. Getting one of the worst pos- sible draws, the " Pioneers” fought their way past Whiting and Hobart only to be defeated in the semi-finals by Hammond High. This game, however, was the outstanding game of the season, for the Pioneers held the strong Hammond High team to the score of 22-19. ( 69 ) Stand inn,: Chester Hunter, Manager, Bill Turpin, James Leonard, Stanley Benko, Gilbert Cadwell, Fra lk Macnack, James Groat, Robert Timm, Manager. Sitting: Sheldon Gayle, Mike Sartay, Raymond Render, James Lee, Clarence Balog, Pete Condes. " B” SQUAD BASKETBALL Captain Fred Stclow received the " C” Club medal which is award- ed to the most valuable boy on the squad. Bill Burk was awarded the Gold Trophy for showing the best mental attitude of any player on the team. The 1937-’38 basketball team has had a really successful season, and we sincerely hope that the 193 8-’39 team, under the leadership of Captain-elect Wilbur Buerckholtz, will have an even better record. Although the " B” squad had a very poor season, winning but two out of sixteen games, it had several promising players who in all prob- ability will make good material for next year’s team. Standing : Bill Keister, Dan Paylo, Donald Shearer, Wilfred Brown, John Bobalik, Mike Mr .lock, Bill Obcrmiller, Bill Moore. Sitting: Edwin I imm, Delmar Radloff, Jimmy Simon, Clarence Brown, Orville Merry, John Kostyo, Bill Rusin. Sitting on Poor: Arthur Brown, Joe Cecil, William Ferko. ( 70 ) first Row: Lloyd Conley, Ray Sabol, Bob Van Dyne, Alex Kapitan, Charles Laumeyer, Sigmund Golonka, Richard Smith, Stanley Zatorski. Second Row: Tom Wheeler, Jack Foster, Laban Foster, Joe Gabor, Berry Bercaw, Harold Iverson, Bill Zimmerman, Allen Bell, Gene Vogel. Top Row: Norman Eggers, Gene Vrane, Ray Kauchak, Bill Fech, Elmer Spisak, Dick Schroedcr, Bob Buehler, Jim Galles, Louis Green, Mr. Cunningham. WRESTLING The Clark wrestling team, under the direction of Coach Wayne Cunningham, emerged with flying colors and a crown of glory from a strenuous twenty-meet schedule. In the state meet the " Pioneers” nosed out their home-town rival, Hammond High, by the score of 36-35. Clark again had three state champions: Captain-elect Jack Foster, 125- pound class; James Galles, 155-pound class; and Elmer Spisak, heavy- weight. The Pioneers went through a twenty-meet schedule, losing but once to Hammond High and tying Tilden Tech of Chicago. TRACK A spring sport in which many boys participate each year is track. This year’s team, under the supervision of Coach Wayne Cunningham, started training the first of March, and their first meet was held on March 19 at the Purdue fieldhouse. Eleven letter men of last year’s team returned again this year to strengthen the team greatly. These returning letter winners are: John Kanocz, Wilbur Buerckholtz, John Ihnat, Captain John Fetzko, Bill Turpin, Frank Shimala, Bill Burk, Dick Schroeder, Jim Groat, Chuck Tageson, and Russell Merry. First Row: Russell Merry, Bill Turpin, Camillus Duha, Frank Fischer, Wilbur Buerckholtz, Bill Burk, John Fetzko, Gene Vogel, Herbert Klemm. Top Row: Norman Eggers, Charles Tageson, Joe Gabor, Gene Vrane, Dick Schroedcr, John Kanocz, Frank Shimala, John Ihnat, James Groat, Jack Foster. Football at Night, Hurdle, Wrestlers, Track Practice, Strength, Tackle, boot ball at Night, Hurdle, Wrestlers, Practice, Strength, Tackle, Coach Taylor. BASKETBALL SCORES Clark 33 Thornton Frac. 19 Clark 28 Hammond Tech 23 Clark 20 Southport 12 Clark 32 West Lafayette 26 Clark 28 Hobart 23 Clark 19 Hammond High 3 1 Clark 25 Whiting 26 Clark 35 Thornton Frac. 23 Clark 41 Ben Davis 21 Clark 28 Tolleston 20 Clark 30 Hobart 33 Clark 44 Whiting 37 Clark 31 Whiting 32 Clark 34 Washington E. C. 23 Clark 36 Hammond Tech 29 Clark 42 Warren Central 32 Clark 36 . . Alumni 23 Clark 35 Froebel 22 Clark 24 Emerson 3 8 Clark 42 Roosevelt 27 Clark 33 Washington E. C. 21 Clark 31 Whiting 24 Clark 36 Washington S. B. 30 Clark 44 Hobart 35 Clark 19 Hammond High 22 ( 72 ) ACTIVITIES TED ARCH Stud ent Council 2, 4; Wrestling 2; " Ghost Train” 4; Debate 4; Bio Chem 4. EDWARD BALKO Basketball 1; Football 1; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Wrestling 2, 3. GEORGENE BARBER Girls’ Chorus 1, 2; Girl Reserves 4; Poetry Club 3, 4; Commercial Club 3; Red Cross 1, 3, 4; G.A.C. 1. VIRGINIA BAUER Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Orchestra 3. HELEN JEAN BEAUBIEN Bio Chem 4; Girl Reserves 2, 3; G.A.C. 2. 3; National Honor Society 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; " Ghost Train” 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Poetry Club 3; Choir 1. LILLIAN BELLAN Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Bio Chem 3, 4; G. A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 2; Commercial Club 3. HEDWIG BLAHUNKA Bio Chem 3, 4; Commercial Club 3; Dra- matic Club 4; G.A.C. 4; Girl Reserves 3, 4; Poetry Club 4. September School days! Gosh! it seems as if summer vacation only started a few days ago. We get back into the old routine in a hurry as clubs are organized and reorganized and class elections are held, not to mention a little school work on the side. Steve Gabor heads the senior class while Betty Lou Freeburg is elected to preside over the juniors. The social season gets into swing with the ' ' Book Worm Crawl” which draws a large attendance. September also sees bright prospects for the football season with two games and two victories. Thornton Fractional and Ho- bart are the first two victims. ROBERT BUEHLER Fotball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 3; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; " C” Club 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; Red Cross Council 2. SHIRLEY BLOHM Girl’s Chorus 1; Girl Reserves 3, 4; G.A.C. 2; Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; " Powder Horn” Staff 4; Commercial Club 3. BILL BURK Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; National Honor Society 4. NANNETTE CANTELLO G.A.C. 1, 2; Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3; French Club 1, 2. NORMAN EGGERS Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling I, 2, 3, 4? Basketball 1; Track 3; " C” Club 2, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; Hi-Y Club 3. LOUIS FAGYAS Band 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 1, 2; Student Council 2; Red Cross 1. ROBERT FISCHER Indianapolis Tech 1, 2, 3; Student Council 4; Hi-Y 4; " Ghost Train” 4. October The seniors dress up in their Sunday best and have their picture taken. To those who were disappointed in their proofs remember ' ' the camera never lies.” Telegraph wires buzz as we send telegrams to the President petitioning a government loan for our proposed auditorium. It seems we were about six months too late in our request and the peti- tion is rejected. Assembly held for the Hammond High game, also an instruction in the art of cutting up meat was given. We’re really getting educated! By the way, Hammond High handed us our first defeat of the season by a 20-7 score. Approximately 250 attend the " Spook Town Jamboree” sponsored by the sophs. After two weeks of waiting in vain for a warm, sunshiny day, group pictures for the " Powder Horn” are finally taken in the gym. EDWARD EERENCE Basketball 1, 2; Red Cross Council 1, 2; French Club 2, 3; Hi-Y 4; Student Council 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3. JOHN FETZKO Football 1, 2 , 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2; French Club 2; Baseball 1, 2; " C” Club 1, 2, 3, 4. (? 3 ) November The C” Club gives a party with Jack Foster providing the enter- tainment in a one man play. Also the " Reapers’ Wrestle” and first G. A.C. after-school-dance, are held. Judging from the turnouts at both dances, Clark students prefer the night life. Assemblies are given to celebrate Armistice Day and Education Week. The band plays and stu- dents give talks there is also community singing which sounds a bit weak in spots. The big game of the year, Clark vs. Whiting — we lose. Rivalry is forgotten after the game as both Clark and Whiting students see " Varsity Show” at the Hoosier. The seniors put on " The Ghost Train” with sound effects and everything. Bob Fischer gets desperate as he tells his story " About 20 years ago, etc.” Three times while Tom Wheeler is getting back in to the swing of things. However, " All’s well that ends well!” and the play is a big success. LAWRENCE FRALEY Cross Country 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; Basketball 2; " Pioneer News” Staff 4. STEVE GABOR Band 1, 2, 3; Debate 3, 4; Red Cross 3, 4; " The Youngest " 3; " Ghost Train " 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; " Powder Horn " Staff 4; National Honor Society 3, 4; Poetry Club 1, 2, 3. JAMES GALLES Football I, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Track 3; " C " Club 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4; Red Cross Council 2 . LOIS GEORGE G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 2, 3. DONNA GREEN Dramatic Club 3, 4; Girl Reserves 3, 4; G.A.C. 3, 4; Red Cross 4; " The Youngest " 3. LOUIS GREEN Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 3, 4; Track 3; " C " Club 3, 4; National Honor Society 3, 4; Student Council 4; " Powder Horn " Staff 4; Hi-Y 4. LLOYD GUZEK Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Patrol 2. EDWARD HANCHAR Football 1, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; " C” Club 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. WAYNE HARMS Band 1,, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 2. LORETTA HENRICKSON Girl Reserves 3, 4; Poetry Club 4; G.A.C. GLENN HENRY " C " Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3; Cross Country 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 4; Red Cross 1. 2; " Ghost Train " 4. December The basketball season starts and Clark fans listen (?) to the broad- cast of the Southport game over station W-I-R-E. You can almost hear what the announcer is saying, especially during the half. Athletes feel important as they are honored at a banquet given at Phil Schmidt’s. Bo McMillan is the principal speaker of the evening. We all enjoy Miss Geraldine Westaby’s interesting and enlightening talk, concerning the problems of youth in foreign countries, given at a student assembly. How did she remember all those names? The annual Band Concert starts the Christmas holidays off right and is followed by the ' Winter Carni- val.” Thanks to the class of ’37 for the new Magnavox; it sounded " swell” at the dance. Clark graduates hold a banquet for the purpose of forming an Alumni Association. We hear that some of them hid their dishes of ice cream so they’d get second helpings. Tsk, tsk, what is this older generation coming to? EDWARD HICKO Football 1, 2; Basketball I, 2; Red Cross 2, 3; Hi-Y 4; National Honor Society 4. OLGA HOLLICK Girls’ Chorus 1 ; Red Cross Council 3 ; G. A.C. 2; Girl Reserves 3, 4; Student Council 4; National Honor Society 4; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; Commercial Club 3. ALBERT HOPPE Radio Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 4; Bio Chcm 4; Wrestling, manager 3; " C” Club 3, 4; Na- tional Honor Society 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; " The Youngest " 3; " Ghost Train " 4; Band 3, 4; Chorus 1. ( 74 ) JLA.’n UL iSi- S..J .111 Cjuiic.1 3, 4; G.A. ' . 1 2, 3; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercia ' Club 3; Dramatic Ciub 4; Poetry Club 3, 4; Bio Chem 3, 4; Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 4. JOHN IHNAT Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; " C” Club 3, 4. JOAN ISBFRG Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Poetry Club 3, 4; Commercial Club 3; Bio Chem 3, 4; Dramatic Club 4; Girl Reserves 2, 3; " Powder Horn” Staff 4; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; National I Ionor Society 4. $ . • : ;; d .l.c Girl Reserves 1, 2, 4; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. JOHN KANOCZ Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Tennis 2; French Club 2, 3; " C” Club 2, 3, 4. JACK KAPLAN Football I; Basketball 1; Red Cross 1, 4; Tennis 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; " Ghost Train” 4; " The Youngest” 3; French Club 4; Choir 1, 2; Band 2, 3, 4. EVELYN KIEKENAPP G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. January The Pioneers take third in the invitational tourney held on New Year’s Day as Whiting beats us by one point for the second time this year. Almost everyone turns out to do his share of howling at the G. A.C. Song Festival. Mildred Speichert and Albert Kessler do a good job of trying to keep us all singing together and on key, but it seems that different parts of the audience have their own ideas of how the songs are to be sung. Members of the Bio-Chem Club enjoy a scrumptious feed at their third annual banquet. After dinner speeches and presenta- tion of pins are also featured at the banquet. Seniors say good-bye for- ever to mid-year exams as January ends — (that is if they pass). ELEANOR KASHAK Red Cross Council 2, 3, 4. PEGGY KLEMM Girls’ Chorus 1; A Capclla Choir 2; G.A. C. 2; Girl Reserves 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3; French Club 2; Poetry Club 4. ETHEL KOSCIS French Club 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1; Poetry Club 1; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. ANN KOVACH G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; Student Council 2; Dramatic Club 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4. LILIAN KOWALSKI Girl Reserves 3, 4; Poetry Club 2, 3, 4; A Capclla Choir 2; Dramatic Club 4; Com- mercial Club 3. CHARLES LAUMEYER Red Choss 1; Baseball 1, 2, 3 : Wrestling 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; Student Council 4. LOIS LLOYD G.A.C. I, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; Bio Chem 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Student Council 3; " The Youngest” 3; " Ghost Train” 4; Band 4; French Club 2. February The birthdays of two of our greatest presidents are commemorated at the Lincoln-Washington Day assembly, and we gain some valuable information from the student talks, pantomimes, etc. Talking about gains, the boys who sang the old Civil War songs didn’t do so bad, judg- ing from the amount of small change thrown at them. Two dances are held this month; first, the Valentine Dance with the gym all decorated in big, little, and medium-sized hearts; and second, the Bio-Chem Mixer with decorations ranging from the pre-historic to the ultra modern. The Mississippians, a colored quartette, entertain us with Southern spirituals and melodies of the old plantation days. The wrestling team come home as State Champs. Who says the Pioneers aren’t tough? ANDREW LUCAS Football 1, 3; Baseball 1, 2. CATHARINE MARNAN Girls’ Chorus 1; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl FRANK MAGAR Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2, 3; Base- Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Stu- dent Council 4; " Powder Horn” Staff 4; Com- mercial Club 3. ball manager 3; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; " C” Club RUSSELL MERRY 4. ALVINA MALEK G.A.C. 1 ; Red Cross I; Commercial Club Football 1; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Tumbling 1, 2, 3; Track 3; Cross Country Manager 4. HELEN MILLER Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2; Girl 3; Girl Reserves 3, 4. Reserves 4; G.A.C. 1, 2. ( 75 ) March The Chicago Motor Club gives us an opportunity to find how we rate as drivers by bringing out some of its testing equipment. Tunnel vision, glare resistance, and speed estimation are some of the things that make up the test. Tournament time — this year it’s held at the new Civic Auditorium. Clark makes one of its best showings by beating two strong teams, Whiting, and Hobart, and in losing by three points to Hammond High in the semi-finals. " Back to School Night” — this time it’s the parents who come back. Mr. and Mrs. Parsons give three episodes from the life of Lincoln at a student assembly. Mr. Parsons proves to be the ex } act image of Lincoln in regard to personal appearance. " The Sun- bonnet Girl,” first musical commedy produced at Clark, is a big hit and brings requests for more of its kind. The Spring Band Concert is ac- claimed the best ever. With that kind of playing the band ought to go far in the coming contests. STANLEY MUCHA Student Council 4; Track 3. ANNE MURZYN Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross Council 4; Girl Reserves 4; “Pioneer News” Staff 4; National Honor Society 4. I.ORAINE NEERING G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 3, 4; Com- mercial Club 3; Dramatic Club 4; Poetry Club 3, 4; Bio Chem 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. KENNETH PALMER Wrestling 2, 3; A Capclla Choir 2; “C” Club 2, 3, 4; Football 3, 4; Red Cross 3; “Pioneer News” Staff 4. IRENE PAVLOVICH Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; G.A.C. 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club 3. DOROTHY PETERSON Girls’ Chorus 1; Horticultural Club 1, 2; G.A.C. 1; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. TONY PLEMICH Basketball 1, 2; Football 2; French Club 2; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. MARY CHARLOTTE POWELL Debate 3, 4; Bio Chem 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4! Tennis 2, 4; Volleyball 3; National Honor Society 3, 4; Student Coun- cil 4. April Mr. and Mrs. Parsons prove to be so good that they are brought back for a second engagement — this time they give " Rip Van Winkle” in three acts. The band places first division and gets a superior rating at the Regional Contest. The next step is to take first place in the state contest. Easter vacation, and is it welcome! Back to school, and the journalism classes take a long awaited trip to the Tribune Tower. The Social Service group of the Girl Reserves see social service on a large scale as they visit the famous Hull House in Chicago. The Junior Dance draws a big crowd and everyone has a wonderful time. HARRY RADLOFF Baseball 2, 3; Track 2. MIKE RAPCHAK Football 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2; Swim- ming 1; French Club 2, 3; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. ANDREW RYAN Baseball 2; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1, 2. BOB SAVAGE Track 1, 2; Red Cross 1, 2, 3; Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Dramatic Club 3; Cross Country 1, 2, 3; Franch Club 4; ' C” Club 2. 3, 4; Football Manager 2, 4. BILL SCHNELL Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; " C " Club 3, 4; Student Council 1, 2, 3; " Powder Horn " Staff 3, 4; " The Youngest " 3; Band 1; Chorus 1, 2; Hi-Y 3, 4; National Honor Society 3, 4. DICK SCHROEDER Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Wrest- ling 4; " C” Club 3, 4; Red Cross Council 3, 4; Student Council 4; Hi Y 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2. MARGARET SEJNA Girl Reserves 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3. May Juanita McComb, sponsored by the Student Council, puts on an interesting program of bird calls. ' Remote Control,” put on by the juniors, is tops and supplies the audience with plenty of laughs. The Hi-Y, just to be different, sponsors a program of glass blowing by pro- fessionals. Everyone enjoys it, including the glass blowers themselves. ( 76 ) The G.A.C. holds its first banquet with the main event being the award- ing of athletic letters. The characters and events in " A Tale of Two Cities” are made more real to us when it is given in an assembly pro- gram. The city-wide Physical Education Demonstration is presented by the Hammond schools, and Clark, as well as others, makes a very fine showing. GENE SHERRY Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4; Bas- ketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Golf 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; " Pioneer News " Staff 4; Bio Chem 3. RAYMOND SIEGEL Track 1, 2; Red Cross 3, 4; French Club 3, 4. WALTER SMOLER Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 2; Basket- ball 1, 2; Track I, 2. CHARLES SPANSBURG Football I, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 1; French Club 2, 3; Radio Club 2; " C” Club 4. MARIETTA SPARKS Cheerleader 2, 3, 4; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3; Girl Reserves 2, 3; Red Cross I, 2, 3; " Powder Horn” Staff 4; " Pioneer News” Stafl 4; " The Youngest” 3; " Ghost Train” 4; Tennis Team 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3; Chorus 1. ELMER SPISAK Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 4; Basketball 1; " C” Club 2, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3. FRED STELOW Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 4; " C” Club 2, 3, 4. VERA JOAN STRAKER Girls’ Chorus 2; Girl Reserves 2; Red Cross Council 2, 3; Red Cross 1, 2, 3; Commercial Club 3; " Pioneer News” 4; G.A.C. 1. CHARLES TAGESON Football 1, 3, 4; Cross Country 2; Wrest- ling 2, 3; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2. DOROTHY TARR Band I, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 3, 4; Bio Chem 4; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 4; Jr. Debate 1. 2; Sr. Debate 3; French Club 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. VIRGINIA TILL Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Bio Chem 4. ROBERT TIMM A Capella Choir 2; Band 4; Football 3, 4; Band Property Manager 3; Basketball Manager 4; C” Club 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. JOHN TKACH Basketball 1; Red Cross Council 3, 4; Track 1; Patrol 1. NANCY TRUNNELL Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross Council 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Student Council 4; " Powder Horn” Staff 4; Poetry Club 2; Debate 4; " Ghost Train” 4; Bio Chem 3, 4. MARION URBAN Flammond Tech 1, 2; Girl Reserves 3; G. A.C. 3, 4. June The most important month of all. First in line is the Junior Prom with everyone dancing far into the night and then hating to leave; next comes Baccalaureate with all its solemnity; then Class Night, which provides fun for everybody; and finally seniors say good-bye with tears in their eyes on Commencement night. We hate to go and we know we’ll miss dear old Clark — but gosh! it was swell while it lasted. MARGARET VALOVCIN Baseball 1, 2; Basketball I, 2; G.A.C. 1, 3; Red Cross 3, 4. GENE VOGEL Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2 , 3, 4; Track 3; " C” Club 2, 3, 4; Swimming 2. MAYME VRABEL G.A.C. I; Commercial Club 3; Girl Re- serves 3, 4; Red Cross 1. EUGENE VRANE Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 2, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3. JEANNE WAGONER Girl Reserves 1, 2; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Bio Chem 4; Student Council 4; National Honor Society 4; G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2; " Powder Florn” Staff 3, 4; Horticultural Club I, 2; Girls’ Chorus 1. HAROLD WARGO Bio Chem 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Ten- nis 4; " Powder Florn” Staff 4; Track 2; Band 4; " C” Club 4; Red Cross I, 2, 3, 4. LUCILLE WARYCH Girl Reserves 3, 4; G.A.C. 4; Red Cross Council 3. THOMAS WFIEELER Wrestling 2, 3, 4; " C” Club 3, 4; Football Manager 4; " The Youngest” 3; " Ghost Train” 4; Student Council 3, 4; Radio Club 1, 2, 3; Bio Chem 1, 2; Hi-Y 4. DORIS WHITAKER G.A.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4. MILTON WICKHORST Band 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; Foot- ball 4; Track 1, 4; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; Foot- ball Manager 2; Band Manager 1. LOUISE WILLIS Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1; Red Cross 1, 2, 3, 4; G.A.C. 4; French Club 2, 3. ROBERT YED1NAK Mixed Chorus 1, Tumbling 2; Latin Club 2 . BILL ZIMMERMAN " Powder Florn” Staff 2, 3; " Pioneer News” Staff 4; Red Cross Council 3; Tumbling 2, 3; Wrestling 3, 4; Latin Club 2. ( 77 ) ( 78 ) Boy Scouf . . . Gab Best ... In the Library ... The Trio .. . Fun . . . What ' s funny? ... The Gang . . . Vacation . . . Farmer . : : Hoosier Boys . . . Champ . . . Soda-jerker . . . Dogs ... In Math Class . . . Watch Your Step! . . . Off Guard . . . Mary . . . Fisherman . : : Pioneers Through the cooperation of the business men of Hammond and Whiting, the Senior Class of 1938 was better able to finance this yearbook. The men whose advertisements appear on the following pages deserve the whole-hearted support of every student in payment for their splendid attitude toward the publications of our school. COMPLIMENTS TO THE Class of 1938 GREEN’S SANDWICH SHOP 1703 ROBERTS AVENUE WHITING, INDIANA STATE BANK s V OF WHITING GENERAL BANKING FOREIGN EXCHANGE INSURANCE All forms except Life Insurance STEAMSHIP TICKETS Desirable Real Estate for Sale Commercial and Collateral Loans We Make Sound Real Estate Mortgages We want to be helpful in advancing the material welfare of the young people of this community. C. J. BARKDULL, President Executive Vice President and Treasurer Standard Oil Company (Indiana) W. R. SMITH, Vice President and Cashier $5,100.51 A DAY Over ONE AND THREE-FOURTHS MILLIONS DOLLARS . . . spent in Hammond last year by Northern Indiana Public Service Company and its employees, $1,861,685.16 which our company and its employees spent in Hammond in 1937 was made up of the following items: TAXES assessed against our company and business (for 1937 $177,332.78 (This does not include miscellaneous and federal taxes.) WAGES paid our approximately 930 employes $1,553,998.42 SUPPLIES and services bought in 1937 from more than 200 Hammond concerns and individuals $130,353.96 Total $1,861,685.16 Most of the tax money was expended right here in Ham- mond for local governmental expenses. Most of the payroll was spent in this community by our employees. The total of the supplies and services expenditures was turned largely into local channels. NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY E. A. Longgood, Division Manager ( 82 ) s SUPRRIER COMPANY Dealers in HARDWARE AND FURNISHINGS Telephone 20 1510-1512 — 119th Street Whiting, Indiana PHIL SMIDT SON FISH AND CHICKEN DINNERS Open the Year ’Round Phones Whiting 25 and 1612 Roby, Indiana " Dancing Lends Beauty and Grace . . . Dance Often . . . It’s Good For You ” Madura’s DANCELAND FIVE POINTS, HAMMOND Home of America’s Finest Dance Floor Dancing Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday WALTZ TIME SUNDAY WORLD FAMOUS ORCHESTRAS BANK OF WHITING Whiting, Indiana Established 1895 WALTER E. SCHRAGE, President GENERAL BANKING TRUST SERVICE INSURANCE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Loans on Real Estate and Approved Collateral REAL ESTATE Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation SMALL JOBS BUILT THIS BUSINESS That ' s why we respect and welcome them today . . . they receive the same careful attention as of yore. BEN FRANKLIN PRESS 119th Street at Indianapolis Blvd. Telephone Whiting 1260-61 THE HONEY DELL SANDWICH SHOP The Place for a Snack . . . After the Shore or the Dance 1423 — 119th Street Telephone Whiting 1575 S am Aronbcrg David Kisseu ARONBERG KISSEN JEWELERS WHITING, INDIANA 1348 — 1 19th Street Telephone 396 Compliments of STANDARD DRUG COMPANY Central State Bank Building ROBERTSDALE PHARMACY 173 8 Indianapolis Boulevard JENNINGS-MATTERN PHARMACY 1420 — 119th Street WALDO B. JENNINGS INSURANCE Central State Bank Building Whiting, Indiana ( 87 ) Compliments of HOOSIER AND CAPITOL THEATRES Compliments of MICHIGAN FRUIT MARKET 1809 Indianapolis Boulevard Phone Whiting 1274 WHITING, INDIANA Satisfaction Guaranteed ROBERTSDALE DRY CLEANERS Tailoring and Fur Repairing — Remodeling Phone Whiting 166 -R 1724 Indianapolis Boulevard Whiting, Indiana We Call and Deliver Congratulations Class of 193 8 The HAMMOND TIMES wishes you Happiness and Success. Our one request is that the Hammond Times may keep you advised daily from now on of the future school activities and of your classmates. Your subscrip- tion will insure you of local news daily through the col- umns of the HAMMOND TIMES. ( 88 ) THE COLONIAL John li. Millet SPORTING GOODS — REFRIGERATORS — RADIOS HAMMOND, INDIANA 437 State Street Phone 466 Congratulations to the Class of 193 8 H. GORDON SONS WEST PARK PHARMACY DRUG AND SICK ROOM SUPPLIES Telephone Whiting 259 822 — 1 19th Street at Davis Avenue Whiting, Indiana We Deliver Compliments of HOPPE’S SERVICE STATION 1842 Indianapolis Blvd. Corner of Atchison Ave. Whiting, Indiana s " A Complete Home Service Brought to the Home ” NORTHERN INDIANA LUMBER AND COAL CO. Lake Avenue at Penn Tracks Phone 670-671 ICE COAL WHITING ICE COAL CO. Walker Lauer 2457 Schrage Avenue Phone Whiting 261 George Rogers Clark — Franklin P. T. A. extends best wishes to the class of ’3 8 WINSBERG’S Everything to Wear for the High School Student Phone 326-M 1341 — 119th Street ( 90 ) S s BRUCE W. AVERY DENTIST Central State Bank Building WHITING, INDIANA Telephone 1159 Compliments of RUDOLF’S BEAUTY SALON HOOSIER FLOWER SHOP Bonded F. T. D. Member Cecilia amt Milton Martz 1322 — 1 19th Street WHITING, INDIANA Phone 1148 DR. M. J. RITTER DENTIST 1417 — 119th Street Telephone 545-R WHITING, INDIANA ( 91 ) Compliments of WILLIAM E. VATER COAL COMPANY The Home of Good Coal 1645 Center Street Telephone Whiting 34 Meinert C. Magnussen BETTER BUY BUICK WHITING BUICK SALES, Inc. 1871 Indianapolis Boulevard Compliments of JOHN CIESAR CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH SALES MILLS AUTO PARTS TED ARCH ( 92 ) STEVE GABOR f. BUILD NOW And Pay in Small Monthly Payments — Under the National Housing Act EVERYTHING IN THE BUILDING LINE Asbestos Siding and Roofing Applied Thirty-two Years of Dependable Service Insulation v Paint WHITING LUMBER COAL CO. 1951 Schrage Avenue Telephones 491, 492, 493 e %h(£-r ; s th £- £ V c c h The Car That Is Complete Phone Whiting 1073 SWARTHOUT AND CRAIG, Inc. sales CHEVROLET service 1105 — 1 19th Street Whiting, Indiana Vic Orr Phone 170-W HOOSIER RADIO SHOP Radio Headquarters Apex Household Appliances — Grunow and Zenith Radios 1421 — 119th Street Whiting, Indiana Ben Gardner HOOSIER DRUG STORE Compliments of Emil Pekarek CENTRAL DRUG STORE Compliments of LYNN BROTHERS SHOE STORE, Inc. 5309 Hohman Avenue Compliments of JACK FOX SONS 5209 Hohman Avenue ( 93 ) F. GOLD SONS Lake Avenue and Indianapolis Phone 1626 121st and Indianapolis Phone 1525 SPANBURG FUNERAL HOME Ambulance and Limousine Service Phone 776 1806 Indianapolis Boulevard Whiting, Indiana DR. WM. J. LYNCH Telephone Whiting 284 Everything in Jewelry Congratulations Seniors PARAMOUNT JEWELERS E. W. Hess HAMMOND, INDIANA Elgi n — Hamilton — Gruen watches WARGO’S SERVICE Complete Greasing Service Gas, Oils, Accessories — Standard Oil Products Phone 1689 Corner Ohio Avenue and 119th Street Whiting, Indiana " CAPS” H. Stross School Supplies — Stamps for Collections Candy — Magazines — Ice Cream 1656 Indianapolis Boulevard Model Airplanes T obaccos Whiting, Indiana 463 State Street TYPEWRITERS Phone 682 For Quality Furniture and V pholstering CONSUMERS Furniture Outlet Hammond, Indiana ( 94 ) Norge Refrigerators — Washers and Gas Ranges — Radios — A-B-C Washers J. W. MILLIKAN Sports Equipment for All Athletic Needs LILLIAN EATON SHOP Ladies’ Ready-to-Wear 1309 — 1 19th Street Infants’ Apparel Whiting, Indiana Compliments of A. E. SCERREY DENTIST 1238 — 1 19th Street A. LIPAY Dry Goods Whiting, Indiana Telephone 1159 Compliments of T. O. 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