George Washington High School - Post Yearbook (Indianapolis, IN)
- Class of 1937
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Walter G. Gingery, Principal
E. B. Hargrave, Vice Principal
Myrtle Johnson, Dean of Girls
Elizabeth Marie Smith
Ethel H. Hightower
Lloyd B. Mann
Mary L. McBride
Barbara Jean Sullivan
Lydia B. Thomas
Bess S. Wright
Vivian B. Ely
Ross T. Campbell
H. Glen Ludlow
O. W. Nicely
Lillian C. Niemann
Hester B. Bock
lva C. Head
Alice T. Shultz
Charles H. Money
Anna M. Ilurgre
Cleon O. Davies
Lowell H. G fmmr nl
Frances G. Model'
Louise A. Ross
Kathryn D. Schaliel
Ellllllii Lou Thornbrough
llerallline R. Johnson
James C. Nelson
James H. Otto
Harvey Y. Raquel
Allen R. Stacy
Estil lk. Yun Dorn
Mary E. Laatz
Agnes C. Meehan
Samuella H. Shearer
La Von Whitmire
J. W. Schell
Charlotte Crist, Accompanist
Henry B. Bogue
Sara Ann Hartley, Accompanist
Marjorie Walls, Secretary
Margaret Hannan, Attendance Clerk
Carolyn O'Neal, Clerk i
Geraldine Eggers, Clerk
Edith Young, Home Visitor
A DECADE OF PROGRESS
Under the leadership of Reverend Baker, former editor of the West Side Messen-
ger, plans for a West Side high school were forwarded. The new high school was to be
called George Washington High School, the site was to be on Washington Street, the
old Cumberland Road, and was to cover twelve acres. The final location, as decided upon,
extended south from Washington Street in the twenty-two hundred block to the Big Four
Railroad property. The plans for the school met with approval of the City School Com-
missioners. Actual construction began in 1924, and the school opened in 1927 under the
supervision of Walter G. Gingery,
The greater number of the new pupils and teachers transferred from Manual
Training High Schoolg however, pupils of all the city high schools were given the oppor-
tunity to signify their desire of enrolling in Washington High School. The members of
the faculty coming to Washington from Shortridge were: Mr. Gingery, as principal, Miss
Dorsey, as head of the English departmentg Mr. Bruce Morrisong and Miss Marie Sang-
ernebo, who is now Mrs. Wilcox. From Manual came: Miss Amy Keene and Miss Bess
Sanders Know Mrs. Wrightj as members of the English department, Mrs. Browning and
Mr. Jones, math departmentg Mr. Money, head of the history department, Mr. Bock,
head of the language department, Mr. Van Dorn, science departmentg Miss Elizabeth
DeHass Know Mrs. Randolphj, home economics departmentg and Miss Loehr, physical
education department. From the city grade schools came: Mrs. Ethel Hightower and
Miss Myrtle Johnson, English departmentg Mrs. Head, language departmentg Miss
Moder, history departmentg Mr. Harding and Mr. Muterspaugh, industrial arts depart-
mentg and Miss Mary Cammack, home economics department.
The following appointments brought the total number of the faculty to thirty-five:
Mrs. Ina Gaul, as Dean, Misses Clarice Hedrick, Margaret Quinzoni, Alice Treat Know
Mrs. Shultzj, Kathryn Smith Know Mrs. Schakelj, Alice Koehne, Ruth Hasely, Mary
Laatz, and LaVon Whitmireg and Messrs. Knight, Schell, Shepard, and Bogue. Miss
Walls was appointed secretary with Miss Forsch as her assistant. Twenty-eight of the
original thirty-five charter members, to whom this book is dedicated, still retain posi-
tions on the faculty-loyal stand-bys to the "Washington" cause.
Nine-hundred and eighty-three students enrolled the first semester in a building
designed to house one-thousand. By February, 1937, the number on the faculty was in-
creased to seventy-two and the munber of the students to twenty-two hundred. The
only increase in housing facilities has been the twelve portable rooms, used to house
the overiiow of twelve-hundred students. We owe our success and progress to the splen-
did cooperation of Mr. Gingery, the faculty, and the community leaders.
School Ranks High
George Washington High School has been the means of solidifying the West Side
into one great community. The school has been granted a first class continuous com-
mission from the Indiana State Department of public instruction and ranks high on the
accredited list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Both
ratings are of the highest awarded by these standardizing agencies.
The school has been the recipient of many gifts from prominent and noteworthy or-
ganizations and individuals. The Major Harold C. Megrew, Auxiliary No. 3 of the United
States Spanish War Veterans presented thirty-six U. S. fiags which are now placed in
the various classrooms. J. K. Lily was the donor of the valuable painting of George
Washington on the Field of Trenton, which hangs in an honored placed on the west wall
of the auditorium, an inspiration to every student in our school. A silk flag was pre-
sented by the Cornelia Fairbanks Chapter of the D. A. R. The bust of George Washing-
ton, which stands in the main entrance hall, was given by the H. Lieber Company. The
plaster cast, the Pageant ot' America, vvall decoration which hangs in the front vestibule,
was designed, made, and presented by Mrs. Sangernebo. The Junior order of the United
American Mechanics gave us the beautifully bound pulpit Bible and the large American
fiag. These we use on ceremonial occasions. Hugh McLandon presented the bicentennial
plaque of George Washington.
Among the many autographed books which are a part of our library, are these
autographed first editions: George Ade, Fable in Slangg Sabitini, Scaramoucheg Barrie,
Little Minister: Hervey Allen. Anthony Adverse. Eleven hundred and fourteen copies ot'
other books were donated to our library the first year. Today that number has increased
to a total number of seventy-four hundred and thirty-seven volumes. Since 1928 each
graduating class has presented a gift to the school, one from which they thought the
incoming students would gain the most benefit. The class of '28 presented the picture of
George Washington which bangs in the main ofliceg the class of '29, a thirty-five mm.
moving picture machineg the class of' '30, the stage lightsg the class of '31, the clock
which hangs in the main corridorg the class of' 332, the picture in the main corridor just
outside room 104g the class of '33, a sixteen mm. picture machineg the class of '34 and '35,
also sixteen mm. picture macbinesg and the class of '36, twelve library tables and chairs.
Scholastic ability and achievement has grown along with the enrollment. With
each year Washington High gains greater prestige as her students and alumni conquer
in their various chosen fields. Our alumni have carried on for Washington, as they have
maintained honor-standing workin their various colleges. Our students have brought
home to Washington many cups, medals, and plaques through their superior scholastic
and athletic activities. The trophy case in the main hall stands as a mute reminder of our
Washington made her debut in the field of sports in her first home game with
Crawfordsville. The score: Crawfordsville, 22: Washington , 6. Our football, basketball,
and track teams have also contributed their share of trophies to our notable collection.
Eight clubs had their origin the first year. By 1935 this number had reached the
thirty-seven mark including three adult and alumni groups afiiliated with this school,
Alumni Association, Parent-Teacher, and the Washington Men's Club. Ranking fore-
most among our clubs areg the George Washington Chapter of the National Honor
Society, Civic Quest, Minute Men, and the Washingtonians. The purposes of the clubs
are to act as advisors of the freshmen boys and girls, respectively, and to promote civic
and social life in the school. The clubs, as a whole, promote a loyal spirit in the school
and in the community.
This year has marked an unusual year of accomplishment and achievement. We
have conquered in the field of sports as well as scholastically and have added an un-
usual number of trophies to our trophy case.
The school board has accepted a set of preliminary plans for a new addition. iYe
have had our first alumni return as members of the faculty in the persons of Messrs.
Ludlow and Luzar. We have established a beneficial exchange of faculty members with
England. May the next ten years be as profitable and progressive as these iirst ten
years have been, and may Washington continue to graduate students capable of assum-
ing in society the positions of young men and women of self-direction and independence.
Reading left to right:
Mr. Ferd Brumblay
Miss Agnes Meehan
Miss Emma Lou Thornbrough
Mrs. Geraldine Johnson
Reading from left to right:
Sgt.-At-Arms: Donald Dean
Secretary: Ruth Meyers
President: Richard Pottenger
Vice .Pres.: Richard McKenna
Treasurer: Mary Dugan
SENIOR POST STAFF
Editor-in-Chief: Bill Johnson
Assistant Editor: Joanna
Feature Editor: Phyllis Mc-
Art Editor: Florence Smith
Business: John Niermeyer
Circulation: Merrill Patrick
Secretary: Jean Lentz
Publicity Chairman: Marie
Editorial Sponsor: Lloyd B.
Art Editor: Frances Failing
Publicity: Paul Carmichael
Photography: Allen Stacy
Printing: Ocal Muterspaugh
Esther Adams: Adam again
Hugh Akens: From away down thar'
' Herbert Allen: "Dutch" to you
Margaret Ard: Ardent Student
Mary Armstrong: "Chemistry bill"
Rolland Ayers: Dark Horse
Irene Aynes: She didn't hear the curfew
Delbert Baird: ' ' Dim rouse his 'fnannerf
Robert Baker: "The butcher, the baker-
Ruth Baker Baseball fan
Joan Baldwm A Schakel shadow
Lowell Baurley Cox1e s army
Vxola Bazls Stewardess to a Stewart
Wllllam Beaumont Colonel Barclaws
Kenneth Bennett Benn ett by what?
Robert Bxggs Llttle Bxggs
Lee Blackwell Stlll water runs deep
Walter Blalsdell Bo Brummell
Harold Bohlmger Gxrl shy
Pauhne Bohnstedt Three and a half
Evelyn Bonesteel Txp top typlst
Isaac Boston Beans
James Boswell Born to dance U J
Eugene Brandenburg Jeevxe
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Edith Brown: Professional usher
N orine Brown: Dean admirer
Sara Brown: Play, fiddle, play
Gilbert Bruning: Powerhouse
James Butler: "Dinner for one-"
Harold Buttz: He uses his head
Lester Cain: Where's Mable?
Frances Carlsen.: "Yes, teacher"
Helen Carter: "I have a twin sister!"
Nina Carter: "It's the Gypsy in me!"
William Carter: The thin man
Allene Champion: "Lovely Lady"
Franklin Clark: Petticoat Fever
Laura Comingore: Hockey flash
Eldren Conklin: Solitaire
Dorothy Conway: An eye for business
Mary Conway: Skating fan
James Coryell: "Empty Saddles"'
Katherine Cox: Shy Kitty
Charles Craig: "I forgot to duck" A
Ruth Cunningham: Curly-top
Anna Daly: Dilly-Daly
Thelma Damer: Some Damefrj
Neva Danner: Ear to ear
Norwood Danner: A Marvel, no less
Don Darland: Nobody's--
Lurline Davis: Day dreamer
Murrit Davis: Swing it, Bud!
Donald Dean: An ad-Meyer
Katherine Degfener: A Washington booster
Dorothy DeLong: DeLong way 'round
Robert Denman: I Hill flowers preferred
Theresa Dezz: In a daze HJ
Paul Downin: Down in N. Y.
Jeanette Dudley: Personality Girl
Mary Dugan: "When Irish eyes. . ."
Gerald Eagan: Drummer boy
Florence Eastwood: Partial to Huddles
Doris Edwards: Where's Bud?
James Ellis: At last-a gentleman!
Daniel Ellwanger: College swagger
Mary Epperson Teacher s rider
Mary Ernst Im having a party
Robert Facker Fakxrs usually get .ilon
Frances Featheringill What a racquet
Robert Fidger I didnt mean to be bad
Neoral Flack My daddy says
Maxine Floyd Before and after
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Whose model, pleaseq
"Watch the Fords go b
"Nothing worries me
Our gallant major
Charles Golay: "Gluck-Cluck"
Robert Graham: Just another cracker'
William Graney: Choo-choo
Robert Green: "Reverend" Green
Roy Green: Gone, but not forgotten
Patricia Grunewald: Dark eyes
Louie Haboush: Road-hog
Handy to have around
"Trost in me"
Hale and Hardy
Out of the wind Bonnie
Friday is her day
Louise Hildebrand: What's her brand?'
Warren Hill: Has his ups and downs
Dorothy Hoover: Sweeps 'em over
Violet Hopper: Shy Violet
Kenneth Howard: Already on Easy Street
Rayniond Howard: Rough and tumble
Max Hren: ' Any relation to Jenny?
Paul Hubbell Honeysuckle Rose
Carl Inlow Shift gears
Robert Jacobs Satellite
Mildred Jenklns Two doors north
Bill Johnson The last mile
Jesse Johnson Extree e-e
Josephine Johnson Seen but not heard
Lydia Johnson Last of the noble clan
Robert Jones Just one Jonesboy
Curtis Jumpp Another leap 1n llfe
Edward Kamm B111 bored Kamm
Clarice Kanalac Amemcan Beauty
Leova Kellems Coquettes for Sla le
Ruby Kemper Preclousl
Lena King Yet uncrowned
Margaret King' King on the keys
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Joanna Johnson: "My ambition. . .'
"Meet me in dreamland"
Subject for a text
If she could only 'Cook
"Latin-Greek to me
Withers-his best years
"I cover the water front'
Dorothy Kriel: Good deed Dotty
Marie Lambert: l Meek as a Lamb
Dorothy Laymon: "Me and Bill"
Eugene Leak: "Waltzing in a dream
Ralph Lee: Thrown for a loss
Jean Lentz: Western star
Eugene Leslie: Good foundation
Wanda Lewis: Broken hearts
Robert Lile: Just a flip
Charles Logue: "Shorty"
Harrison Loshz Washixigton commentator
Verna Madsen: 'Ifemperamental
Charles Martin: Flying high
Elnora Martin: Betrothed
Strother Martin: Streamlined
Freda Ruth Marvel: "Life is a ong
Mike Mates: Everybody's pal
Ralph McCombs: Out of season
Mary Ann McRee
Petty he d1dn't know her
Wat er boy'
Instedt of the blond
Knows the works
Phyll1s McTarsney Sunshme Faxry
Ruth Meyers On the war path
W1ll1s M11am Call me ' Tubby
Used to be Ethyl
Oh my permanent'
The other half
Basll Montgomery Llttle MISS Muffet
Paul Moore No Irore Moorelsl
Marguerxte Morlcal Speclalty number
Imogene Morrxs Imo-J 1111
Sam Mouron I Q '7 '7
Melba Mundy A cheerful Mundy
Lella Neav1l1 The sky s the llmlt
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June Neumeye r:
Why boys join R O T
Don't rush, gir
What a moniker
Glen Patrick: Christamore flash
Merrill Patrick: "It's the Irish in me
Carroll Perry: Old stand-by
Richard Pottenger: A-tractor man
David Power: He leads a Dutch life
Charles Procter: 99.44076 pure
Frances Radez: "Organ Grinder's Swing
Charles Ramsey: Tall, dark, and handsome
Joe Randall: Blond bombshell
Eugene Reed: Scheid an' go seek
Barbara Richey: "Have you heard
Earl Robbins: Earliyybirdn
Katherine Robertson: "Toole days
Walter Rogers: Rogers, the rogue
Lawerence Roth: Just Larry A
Robert Rothman: Squeeze-box agitator
Charles Rupert: Charlie, the stooge
Frank Russell: "Frankie and Johnny"
Albert Rust: Olympic bound
Mary Saboff: Twinkle toes A
Joel Sanders: l He shall have music
Robert Sanford: Just a brother-in-law
Robert Schaub: Bobby Jo-I-Iobnail Bo
Mary Scheid: "To Reed"-her hobby
Lorene Schenck: All-American Jackie
Louise Schneider: We-meant-to-oier
Charles Schorling: Lights out!
Ernest Schroeppel: The "Little Sarge"
Helen Schwartz: She walked a mile
Clarence .Scotts i Seriously inclined
Omer Scott: Scientifically minded
Lawrence Scotten: Office boy
George 'Selkez Cactus Face, Jr.
Russell Seller: Sunday-school ball player
Edgar Sellmeyer: Is my face red?
Mary Seymour: Scholastic type
Ned Sharp: Farmer in the dell
Phillip Shoemaker: Pig skin hero
Paul Short: Long and short
Ralph Shott: Who? ?
Grace Sickley: Nothing in a name
Verna Sisk: Let your hair down
Carl Slagle: At last! I
FlorenceiSmith: Little big shot
LaVerne Smith: Nice girl!
Louis Smith: C. C. C. boy
Margaret Smith: East-side .... West-side
Marjorie Smith: Shorthand wizard
Maryellen Smith: Breath of spring
Robert Staub: Cowboy '
Edward Steelman: Ironsides
Edna Steward: Future farmerette
James Stewart: Run, Jim, run!
Sylvester Strong: Sleeping beauty
Carrie Sullivan: Carry on
George Sullivan: Super-snooper
Dorothy Swails: He's my Beau lmonty
Harold Switzer: Sneeze!
Dorothy Taylor: Mistletoe
Wilma Todd: Preserved air
William Totten: Redwig
Josephine Trost: 0' Captain
Betty Truby: Truby, or not truby
Stella Valant: Sew-sew
James Waddell: One round Jim
Gladys Walton: Disciple of Isaac
Forest Warmoth: Just call me "Pete"
Dorothy Welch: Juicy Tragedienne
Lois Welch: "Cut" girl
Cathryn Weller: Well-er not!
Robert Wesner: We're in the army now
Frederic West: Freddie, the flash
Alberta White: Gift of gab
Beatrice Whited: Engaging lady
Norma Whited: Rhyme, rhythm, and song
Dorothy Williams: wright girl
Loretta Williams: Gum rhythm
Virginia Williams: Dotty's double
Isabella Willis: llogers and Company
Virginia Wilson.: Condensed-tall size
Carl iWindisch: "Cone wyith the Wind"
Dont Wright: Sweet williams
Walter Wright: Always?
William Wyne: "-and song"
Myrtle York: Inlow spirits
Chester Yovanovich: "Chet"
Chryssanthy Zoitos: Verbose
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ON THE RECORD
Note: These excerpts are taken from Surveyor issues of the past four years.
1934. That year:
Bob Rothman appeared with the Continental Melodians in their first appearance.
Helen Carter did a Bing Crosby act. Her family locked her in the coal bing then
she came out and did an Al Jolson.
The B. League girls teams were captained by Esther Adams, Pauline Bohnstedt,
Mary Dugan. '
Evelyn Bonesteel, Laura Commingore, Marie Mitchell, Mary Saboff, and Norma
Whited played on the champion hockey team.
1935. That year:
Elnora Martin won the Navy Day Essay Contest.
Dorothy Welch became president of the Art Club.
Sam Mouron was vice-president of the Radio Club.
Chester Yovanovich broke his wrist in the Cathedral football game.
Jeannette Dudley, the 2,100th pupil, entered from Anderson.
Ray Howard placed 94th in the annual high school golf meet.
Freda Marvel gave a review of the "Soul of Ann Rutledge" at a Civic Quest
Ralph McCombs won a free subscription to the Surveyor.
Mary Jayne Froyd played at English's with the String Ensemble.
Florence Eastwood, Carroll Roberts, and Walter Mitchell appeared in a program,
given by the speech students, before the National Council of English teachers.
Donald Dean and Mary Ellen Smith were elected officers of the Junior class.
1936. That year:
Fats" Howard made a basket for the seniors in the Junior-Senior basketball game,
which gave the Seniors a victory.
Bill Johnson represented the G. W. H. S. at the Indiana High School Press
Association at Franklin.
Seniors attended the Kalamazoo-Butler football game as guests of Butler on High
Eugene Leak won the Constitutional Essay Contest.
Dorothy Laymon, Jewell Thompson, and Neoral Flack won prizes in the annual
parasol parade contest.
Omer Scott became president of the Honor Society.
Bob Schaub made the All-City football team.
1937. This year:
Charles Craig fought in the Golden Gloves Tournament.
Eugene Leak won the Constitutional Essay Contest.
Carroll Roberts won the D. A. R. Essay Contest.
Jim Hardin led the basketball team through a successful season.
Joanna Johnson and William Totten wrote prize-winning yells.
Should the student body elect the M. T. sponsors or should the M. T. boys elect
Dick Pottenger: The school should elect them. This would save an argument as
the M. T. swing the election anyway.
Dick McKenna: The student body should elect the sponsors because they are re-
presentative of the student body.
Do you advocate girl yell leaders during basketball season?
Ruth Cunningham: The boys are leaders during the football season. Why not have
girls for the basketball season?
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The National Honor Society's
aims are to create an enthusiasm
for scholarship, to stimulate a
desire to render service, to pro-
mote worthy leadership, and to
encourage the development of
character in pupils of the high
school. Candidates eligible to
election must stand in the first
third of their respective classes
in scholarship and must have
spent one year in this school.
The Surveyor staff is com-
posed of the students enrolled
in journalistic composition.- Class
requirements, specified by the
head of the English department,
are: To maintain a "B" average
in all subjectsg to be in English
VI, VII, or VIII3 to demon-
strate willingness for hard work.
A student may earn two credits
in journalistic composition.
The purpose of the Civic
Quest is to promote better
ideals, better citizenship, and a
greater interest in current
events and civic questions.
The membership of this club
consists of such pupils of George
Washington high school who
are in sympathy with the pur-
pose of this club and have com-
plied with the initiation require-
The purpose of the Minute
Men's club is to assist in the
various athletic activities of the
school and to give an annual
banquet for the athletes. Funds
for the banquet are obtained by
selling candy at the home bas-
ketball and football games and
through ticket sales for the an-
nual Junior-Senior basketball
game which they sponsor. Sen-
ior boys with a "B" scholastic
average are eligible.
The aim of the Washington-
ian Club is to act as an advisory
council to the freshmen girls
and to assist in the social and
civic life of the school. Girls
must have twenty-three credits
before they are eligible for
membership, and all senior girls
automatically become Washing-
The aim of the Sodalitas Lat-
ina is to promote interest in
Latin and to gain increased
knowledge in that field. All pu-
pils in the department are ell-
ible. Meetings are held monthly.
The programs vary, including
miscellaneous projects by mem-
bers of the club, talks by outside
speakers, and frequent use of
films. Each year the club gives
an informal party for its mem-
The object of the German
club is to create an interest in
the German language and to
gain a. better understanding of
existing conditions in Germany.
All pupils enrolled in German,
or those who have been enrolled
in this department, are eligible
for club membership.
LE CERCLE FRANCAIS
The purpose of the French
Club is to promote the interest
of students in the French lan-
guage and to acquaint them with
the life and literature of the
All pupils enrolled in French,
or those who have been enrolled
in this department, are eligible
for club membership. No dues
are asked, but assessments are
made for club parties.
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The Colonial Chorus is a
mixed group consisting of the
Boys' Glee Club and the Girls'
Glee Club. The purpose is to
provide training in group and
part singing. The aim is to pre-
sent good vocal music to the
school and community.
The Washington High School
Choir is a mixed group of ap-
proximately one-hundred and
sixty pupils who make a study,
primarily, of sacred music. The
choir sings for convocations,
chapel services, and the like.
The String Ensemble which is
composed of five instruments,
iirst, second, and third violins,
cello, and piano, played by stud-
ents with exceptional musical
talent, is an honorary musical
The purpose of the ensemble
is to further interest in cham-
ber music. The group performs
at Parent-Teacher Association
meetings, banquets, and teas.
This class is open only by per-
mission of the instructor. The
aim of the orchestra is to cul-
tivate an appreciation for fine
arts and to acquaint pupils with
the finest in music. This group
presents several convocations to
the student body each year in
addition to aiding in the presen-
tation of the Christmas pro-
gram. This course 'merits one-
half credit a semester.
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GIRL RESERVE CLUB
The activities of this club are
set up in programs which con-
tribute to the development of
body, mind, and spirit-a trium-
virate, as the club symbol, the
The George Washington high
school branch has contributed
services to the local welfare or-
ganizations. Club members have
made a careful study of indus-
-CAMP FIRE GIRLS
The purpose of the Camp
Fire Girls organization is to pro-
mote the health of its members,
to make them useful and efiici-
ent, to foster in them a spirit of
good sportsmanship and friend-
liness toward others, briefly, to
make them "All American"
JUNIOR RED CROSS
The Junior Red Cross has a
representative in each session
room in the school. The aim is
to serve the school and com-
munity and to foster a friend-
ship with boys and girls in
foreign lands. The membership
is composed of the entire school.
The membership fee is met by
an annual penny collection.
The Knitting Club Was just
recently organized at the re-
quest of girls interested in this
Girls are started on simple
sweaters, while the advanced
girls are able to knit suits, dres-
ses, and other wearing apparel.
Officers of the club are elect-
ed once a. year. Meetings are
held bi-monthly, and any girl
who wishes may attend.
The Debate club was organ-
ized by students in this school
who were interested in debat-
ing. Its purpose is to discuss
important questions of the day.
This year the question was:-
Resolved: "That all Electric U-
tilities should be governmentally
owned and operated." The team
entered the state tournament
but was eliminated in the sec-
Although no awards were ta-
ken, much valuable experience
The purpose of the Science
Club is to enrich the science
courses and promote interest in
science activities in Washington
high school. The sponsorship of
the Science Club is conducted by
different members of the faculty
of the science department, each
member serving twice a semest-
ter. Each year the club makes
supervised tours of various
points of interest.
The purpose of the Usher
Club is to serve the school as
hosts and traffic officers. The
hospitality committee, consist-
ing of the six pupils having the
highest number of honor points,
has the highest recognition in
the club. Members of the Usher
Club must maintain a g-ood
scholastic record and demonstr-
ate qualities of leadership.
The membership of this club
is limited to students of the high
school who have successfully
passed a written examination,
following a course in safety in-
Each student is provided with
a book containing the city and
state trafiic laws, and a week
of class room instruction is giv-
en before the test. After pass-
ing the written examination an
applicant is eligible to take a
road test with a police ofiicer.
This club was organized by
the military unit of the school
to promote interest in dancing,
and a better attendance at the
scholarship dances. The girls'
gym teachers act as the instruct-
ors. Weekly meetings are held in
the library of the school.
The Dance Band is composed
of selected members of the
military band and the orches-
tra. This band plays at all the
scholarship dances and assists
at the junior and senior parties.
WASHINGTON MEN'S CLUB
The George Washington Men's
Club is composed of the business
and professional men of the- com-
munity. It was organized for
the purpose of promoting in-
terest in the school. The club
is a medium of contact and
makes for better understanding
of the school by the community.
It serves to create public opin-
ion in favor of George Wash-
ington high school.
The Parent-Teacher Associ-
ation was organized- to create
harmony and cooperation be-
tween the parents and teachers
of the school, and to provide
funds for school needs and for
Four general meetings are
held each year. At these times,
clubs of the school furnish the
The Continental football squad
saw one of the most successful
football seasons in ten years of
competition. Under the leader-
ship of Coach Henry Bogue,
the team tied for the City Cham-
pionship along with Shortridge
and Tech. l
In all, the Boguefmen won 6,
tied 1, and lost 1 by the score
of 7 to 0, scorng 190 points to
their opponents' 19.
The Jonesboys under Coach
Rowland Jones also carried on
where the football team left off.
They won a total of 19 games,
including the City Champion-
ship, and lost 3. First row, left
to right: David Meyers, Rich-
ard Pottenger, Capt. James
Hardin, Gerald Eagan, and Mar-
ion Carter. Second row: Coach
Jones, Harry Short, William Mil-
ler, Louis Leerkamp, and Mgr.
The members of the reserve
squad under Coach Frank Lu-
zar are as follows: First row,
left to right: Mgr. Tucker,
Charles Coats, Harold Dowdin,
William Beasley, Jack Peyton,
and Mgr. Treager. Second row:
Ray Jones, Ralph Canter, Ro-
bert Kersey, Coach Luzar, Don-
ald Beuke, David Redinbaugh,
and Robert McCalip.
The 1937 edition of thinley
clads trekked out under Coach
Thomas Britton, former DePauw
speedster. Britton occupied the
position vacated by Cleon Davies,
now an exchange teacher in Cal-
ifornia. The returning letter-
men were as follows: James
Stewart, Gilbert Bruning, Bill
Johnson, Robert Kersey, Mar-
ion Carter, Orville Menchoifer,
Frank Dolan, Roland Sanders,
Willis Milam, and William
First row, left to right: Mir-
iam Pottenger, Gladys Beckert,
Ruby Kearns, Dorothy Welch,
Beatrice Brittain, Marjorie Mey-
ers, Martha Goodlet, Doris Pot-
ienger, Miss Loehr,
Second Row: Elnora Agnew,
Georgia Mae Enyert, Rebecca
Nerston, Virginia Williams,
Stanis Stroy, Lois Miller, Mar-
garet Haase, Lorene Schenk,
Hockey season for the girls
corresponds, in more ways than
one, to the football season for
the boys. However, the "blood
and thunder" must appeal to
the female support of Wash-
ington, for this sport draws a
large number of the fairer sex.
Any girl in school is eligible
for either the A or B team. The
varsity squad is selected by the
instructor and by captains of
GIRLS TENNIS TEAM
First row, left to right: Be-
atrice Brittain, Marjorie Katter-
henry, Lorene Schenk, Elnora
Second row: Miss Loehr, Mir-
iam Pottenger, Louise Lieben-
derfer, Doris Pottenger, Mar-
jorie Meyers, Stanis Stroy, Ka-
therine Jones, Mrs. Hatfield.
C. G. A. A.
The purpose of the Continen-
tal Girls' Athletic Association
is to stimulate interest in phys-
ical educationg to provide an or-
ganization that will coordinate
sports activities with an athlet-
ic association, to develop lead-
ershipg to foster a spirit of co-
operation and friendliness: and
to provide opportunity for girls
to form worthwhile social con-
CONTINENTAL SPORTS REVIEW, 1937
Another tradition has been upheld. The Continental athletic teams have made
their impression in the sports world during the school year of nineteen-thirty-seven.
Our athletic season opened with the "pig-skin toters" taking their first three
games. The Boguemen downed Bloomington, Shelbyville, and Cathedral before being
held to a scoreless tie by a powerful Southport eleven. Then the Continentals downed
Kirklin and Shortridge, and it looked like a city championship for the West Side. But on
the next Friday an outfit from Tech came to visit the Boguemen. A touchdown pass from
Weaver to Crofts spelled doom for the Continentals. Tech won the ball game, 7 to 0, and
the West Siders were forced to share the city crown with Tech and Shortridge.
Our cross-country team finished on the right side of the ledger under the tutelage
of Thomas Britton, new track coach. The distance-men captured four of their meets, while
The 1937 edition of the Jonesboys hung up the best record in the history of the
school. In the regular season, the City Champs gained decisions over the following teams:
Mooresville, Beech Grove, Broad Ripple, Danville, Alexandria, Greenfield, Manual, Ben
Davis, Noblesville, Peru, Cathedral, Bainbridge, and Warren Centralg they fell victims
of Crawfordsville, Southport, and Plainfield. In the City Tourney, which the Continentals
captured for the second time, Broad Ripple, Manual, and Shortridge fell before the
speed and deceptive plays of the West Siders. During the Sectional play at Tech, the
J onesboys beat Oaklandon but were eliminated by a fast quintet from Decatur Central.
In the regular season, Carter was the high point man with 185 points. Leerkamp col-
lected 142 points, Miller, 1173 Hardin, 823 Pottenger, 52, Short, 283 Eagan, 103 and
At this writing, the track season has not yet begun. But with seven returning
lettermen, and promising material from last year's freshman squad, the prospects of
Coach Britton's building a winning aggregation are exceedingly bright. This year the
thinly-clads meet: Wiley of Terre Haute, Ben Davis, Broad Ripple, Greenfield, South-
port, and Warren Central, besides participating in the city, sectional, and state outdoor
meets at Tech.
The purpose of girls' athletics is to provide opportunity to play games, develop
physical powers and dexterity in the various sports, and, also, to teach the fundamentals
of good sportsmanship.
The sports season for 1936-37 opened with tennis. Winner for the season was
Lorene Schenk, with Francis Featheringill as runner-up. The second sport of the season
was hockey. Captains of the A League were: Margaret Haase, Helen Cox, Elnora
Agnew, and Jean Roberts. Helen Cox's team won the majority of the games played
among the intramural teams. One inter-school game was played. Our hockey team de-
feated Shortridge with a score of 3-0. The captains on the B League were: Helen Stans-
bury, Marietta Tucker, Lyndell Dickerson, and Victoria Stevenson. The winning team
in the B League was captained by Victoria Stevenson. The girls selected for the varsity
were: Evelyn Bonesteel, Beatrice Brittain, Helen Cox, Georgia Enyert, Martha Goodlet,
Ruth McHugh, Marjorie Meyers, Lois Miller, Doris Pottenger, Miriam Pottenger, Mary
Saboff, Lorene Schenk. Basketball followed hockey with Rebecca Nerston, Margaret
Haase, Doris Pottenger, Ruth McHugh, Elnora Agnew, and Gladys Beckert acting as
captains of the A League. Captains of the B League were: Marietta Tucker, Betty
Schuck, Victoria Stevens, Evajean Siddons, Joanne Tennery, Mary Ferguson, Mary
Miller, and Juanita Montgomery.
The spring sports include volley-ball, baseball, and track. Miss Loehr and Mrs.
Hatfield are the coaches.
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EIIUCATION, A PATTERNMAKER
Education plays a leading part in shaping the lives and destiny of men. Thomas
Carlyle has said, "An educated man stands, as it were, in the midst of a boundless arsen-
al and magazine, filled with all the weapons and engines which man's skill has been able
to devise since the earliest time."
Never were trurer words written. He who has knowledge, and with it wisdom and
understanding, controls the thoughts and deeds of men.
It is rather simple to acquire knowledge. The libraries, newspapers, and mag-
azines are full of it. Just to read, hear, see, and remember is all that is needed. But a
fully educated man, one who holds the "arsenal," must have wisdom and understanding.
This was Gods' gift to Solomon. It is, for the taking, his gift to us.
After we have learned facts and theories, we must be able to apply our knowledge
to everyday living. We must make that knowledge a part of ourselves. Truly educated
men have done this, and in doing have acquired wisdom and understanding. The world
is full of half-educated men and women--those who have only knowledge. Their condi-
tion is worse than if they were ignorant. But there is a scarcity of fully-educated people.
Humanity needs those who are educated. Let us make use of the tools which time
has laid at our doorstep, which our ancestors worked so hard to fashion. In doing this
we will be able "to make the world a better place in which to live, for our having
been in it." -Eugene Leak
WHAT SIGNIFIES OUR WORK?
Through the four years of high school we have taken our work, more or less, for
granted-as a matter of routine, just as we do any other phase of life. But now that we
are Seniors, we ask ourselves this question: "How has our education helped to benefit
As we consider this question, we begin to realize that education has brought out
and cultivated certain qualities in our character, which otherwise would have remained
secreted deep within ourselves, hidden by a rough exterior.
We may not all be educated to the same extent as we leave our classrooms, but
we all have, undoubtedly, developed some degree of leadership, dependability, initiative,
and self-confidence as a result of our efforts there.
We have learned that cooperation between classmates, teachers, and ourselves
was essential to maintain the best interests of our school, and that cooperation created
a desire in us to do things better.
By means of extra-curricular activities and convocations, we have had opportuni-
ties to develop and enrich our own lives, while at the same time rendering a service to
Although we may have finished our scholastic education, we have only begun our
life's education. So we see that high school is a stepping stone to a higher and better
life through education. -Robert Graham
Bar Claws Beaumont, from yon hiyrh hill
Is special guard to our friend Bill.
10 seconds Hardin rates the fame
For winning the city tourney game.
There is a girl named Margaret King,
Better known as Haughville Swing.
To Johnsons-may their tribe increase-
On Washington High they've taken a lease.
Peeps of sunshine, is good old Phil-
As a cure for heartaches, she fills the bill.
We give you Bill Totten of yell leader fame
Handsome Henry's his other name.
That Norma sings just like a bird
Will be confirmed by all who've heard.
We like Jean Lentz of honor-roll fame,
Because she treats us all the same.
That guy named Chet Yovanovieh
Got out of school without a hitch.
East is east and West is west,
But Freddie thinks that this school's best.
Capable Jo, she writes a lot,
A Johnson genius, is she not 'I
One of the best young nddlers in town,
Quiet, quaint, little Sara Beth Brown.
Major Gingery's his title nowg
March out, Bob, and take a bow.
Early to bed and early to rise
Makes Edna Steward farmer-wise.
Kitty Cox, it always seems,
Has her head just full of dreams.
Ralph W. Lee, the horsemens' delight,
He knows how to ride-and how to alight?
Elnora Martin knows it's loveg
She has a ring beneath her glove.
Dorothy Williams and Donald Wrigiit,
May we soon hear of their happy plight.
Eugene Leak just seems to know
All the ways the essays go.
Ruth Cunningham is in the red:
The most prominent place is on her hi all
Fancy meeting Dorothy Swails
Without some six feet handsome nmll-+
Here's to the noble Robert D-
Prefers mountains-not the sea.
A mighty lad-amb1tion's high-
Jim Boswell's he who made 'em sigh.
Nina Carter has many a beaug
What can it be that thrills them sol
If you ask Donald Dean, you'll find,
He has "Marjorie" on his mind.
Raymond Howard's one of the kind
Who go to school to strengthen their mind
Frances Carlsen, teachers' pet,
Gone, but not forgotten-yet.
Give her a violin and a bow.
Then watch Mary Jayne steal the sliovs
Headed for Major Bowes and fame,
Cox and Hubble is the name.
Ralph McCombs, as you well know,
ls just a gushing gigolo.
Now comes a belle from Tennessee.
Lovable, laughable, Mary McRee.
Here's to our dear good-natured Flo,
What we all think, shelll never know.
In class, our star is Wilma Todd.
But all she ever does is nod.
This year, there are Seniors galore:
Next year, there will be plenty more.
We, the class of 1937, being in full possess'on of all our mental faculties. pos-
sessing' a generous nature, and realizing' our duty to give unto others, do make and pub-
lish this, our last will and.testament.
Section I. To George Washington High School, we leave our sincere appreciation for
making' us the most brilliant and outstanding class ever to graduate from this institu-
tion of learning.
Section II. We, the Senior class, give to the Faculty our sincere conggratulations tat
last? for winning the SENIOR-Faculty tussle. Peace- sweet peace.
Section III. We, the Senior class, bequeath unto the Junior class, our places in the
hearts of the faculty.
Section IV. We, the Senior class, bequeath unto the Sophomores, a challenge-to
make as much money on their Vodvill, as did we.
Section V. We, the Senior class, bequeath unto the Freshmen, the iight to taunt the
incoming Freshmen, as they were taunted by us.
Section I. I, Bill Johnson, bequeath my dignified position as Editor-in-Chief of the
POST to Don Bowman.
I, Joanna Johnson, bequeath my spark of genius to Grace Buchanan.
I, Phyllis McTarsney, bequeath my "nose for news" to all cub reporters.
I, John Niermeyer, bequeath my superior ways to Dilver Lentz.
I, Florence Smith, bequeath my giggle to any one who can stand it.
I, Omer Scott, bequeath my accent to Dave Meyer.
I, Mary Ann McRee, bequeath my ability to talk volubly to Marjorie Ryan.
I, Patricia Grunewald,bequeath my dancing' eyes to Clara Ward.
I, Carroll Roberts, bequeath one of my medals to Don Spicer.
I, James Boswell, bequeath my ability to conduct a convocation to Louis Lee1'kamp.
I, Sara Beth Brown, bequeath my fiddle to George Rehfus.
I, William Beaumont, bequeath my Colonelship to Raymond Chelf.
I, Robert Schaub, bequeath my knitting needles to Bob Kersey.
I, Norma Whited, bequeath my vivid range to Cecil Whaley.
I, Robert Gingery, bequeath my boots to Robert Jump.
I, Clarice Kanalac, bequeath my dancing ability to Marshall Reed.
I, Charles Ramsey, bequeath my 'tnights out" to Daisy Silverman.
I, James Waddell, bequeath a curl of my hair to Armen Downin.
I, Grace Sickley, bequeath my "skates" to Elizabeth Seymour.
I, Karl Overbeck, bequeath my football pants to Max West.
I, James Hardin, bequeath my basketball ability to William Miller.
I, Katherine Cox, bequeath my shorthand speed to all those now strug1'a'ling'.
I, Albert Rust, bequeath my "swan stroke" to Virginia Hunt.
I, Walter Mitchell, bequeath my "shadow" to all you studes.
I, Neva Danner, bequeath my ability to work hard to Helen Austin.
I, Mildred Jenkins, bequeath my school girl complexion to Bob McCalip.
I, Roland Ayres, bequeath my speedy run to George Mellinger.
I, Nina Carter, bequeath an escort-skate to Charles Coats.
I, Robert Rothman, bequeath the dust on the keys of my squeeze-box to Nick
I, Richard Pottenger, bequeath a shrub to the front lawn.
1, Robert Denman, bequeath my place as business manager to Phyllis Blank.
I, Norwood Danner, bequeath my little brown car to Howard Pyles.
I, Frances Featheringill, bequeath my racquet to Bee Brittain.
I, Daniel Ellwanger, bequeath my college swagger to Bob Carroll.
I, Jim Stewart, bequeath two of my six feet to Edward Menges.
I, Jackie Schenk, bequeath my boyish manner to Freddie Kepner.
I, James Ellis, bequeath my charm of manner to any awkward freshman.
I, Connie Zoitos, bequeath my gift-of-gab to Marjorie Katterhenry.
I, Ray Howard, bequeath my reputation to any unsuspecting junior.
I, Evelyn Bonesteel, bequeath my weak ankles to Ruth McKane.
I, Katherine Robertson, bequeath my antics to Virginia Buchanan.
I, Ruby Kemper, bequeath my jewels to Vinco Perry.
I, Isaac Boston, bequeath a "bean" to Bob McFadden.
I, Lurline Davis, bequeath my love of history to Alma Kelly.
I, Roy Green, bequeath my Purdue medal to Dale Bowman.
I, Ruth Cunningham, bequeath a row of curls to "Peedad" Helton.
I, Richard McKenna, bequeath the water bucket to Bob Tucker. v
I, Marjorie McLeod, bequeath my many duties to anyone who would like to have
I, Lawrence Scotten, bequeath my seat in Mr. Hargrave's ofiice to anyone who is
desirous of sitting there.
I, Wanda Lewis, bequeath my interesting experiences in the clinic to Ida May Hill.
I, Paul Hubbell, bequeath the sheet music of "Honeysuckle Rose" to Ed. Cox.
I, Ruth Meyers, bequeath a dancing partner to Georgiana Thompson.
I, Louise Glover, bequeath my musical giggle to Myron Scarbrough.
I, Robert Graham, bequeath my dependability to Ray Jones.
I, Dorothy Welch, bequeath my dimples to Marion Carter.
I, Ralph Lee, bequeath my saddle to Herbert Brunner.
I, Harland Money, bequeath my unlimited funds to our new building.
I, Sam Mouron, bequeath my military standing to James Caldwell.
I, June Neumeyer, bequeath my place as M. T. sponsor to anyone who is worthy.
I, William Totten, bequeath my red wig for the role of "handsome Henry" to
I, Betty Newcomer, bequeath my pantomine ability to Helen Cox.
I, Robert Facker, bequeath my brilliant answers in history class to Robert Mel-
I, Thelma Damer, bequeath my stylish manner to Ralph Chambers.
I, Lowell Baurley, bequeath my place as May queen to Frank Kremer.
I, Walter Blaisdell, bequeath my ability to give impromptu speeches to John Fox.
I, Imogene Morris, bequeath my acting ability to Katherine Hopkins.
I, George Sullivan, bequeath my "student forum" to Joe Kassler.
I, Joe Sanders, bequeath my drill book to Bill Cole.
I, Don Dean, bequeath my track ability to Don Beuke.
I, Mary Seymour, bequeath my typing skill to Janis Lee Hawhee.
I, Margaret King, bequeath my imported swing to Bob Faye.
I, Lester Cain, bequeath my theme song "Where Am I?" to all of you.
I, Rupert Knierim, bequeath my "text" to Maurice Heiser.
I, Viola Bazis, bequeath my "dog collar" belt, to some little pup.
I, Franklin Clark, bequeath my way with the gals to William Beasley.
I, Chester Yovanovich, bequeath my place on the honor roll to Dick Youngerman.
In witness whereof, we, the Senior Class, have placed our seal on our last will
and testament on this, the first day of April in the year of our Lord, one-thousand-iiinw
hundred and thirty-seven. Senior Class.
NEWS BROADCAST, 1950
Good evening, faculty, alumni, and all the studes at sea, let's go to press!
Flash! Sam Mouron, youngest genius of the time, has again astounded the
scientific world with an invention. This time it is a television newspaper. You can
actually see the news as it happens. Your reporter wonders how many people will
miss the "funnies." should this invention become practical.
Flash! Hollywood, California: Miss Dorothy Welch, recently of the Federal
Players, has flopped in another one of those super-colossal productions which Hollywood
puts out in her off-moments. It is a shame, too, considering the fact that three Olympic
swimming stars, Howard Krick, Strother Martin, and A1 Rust, were also in the picture.
Flash! Ruth Cunningham, foremost hair stylist and owner of the La Ruthie
Beauty Salon, today announced that this season milady will die her hair to match her
Flash! Paul Short, biologist, has discovered a new germ, the kind that makes
people sleepy. He has also discovered a way to kill it. The first person to be treated was
. . . ...call the roll!
Flash! Mary Ann McRee of the mountain country has just completed a book on
negro folk lore entitled Den Man Spoke Up.
Flash! The dignified Colonel William iBar Clausel Beaumont of Kentucky stated
yesterday that he had at last found why his horse, Wildfire, hasn't won any races. It
seems that the horse wasn't a horse at all, but Bill Johnson in disguise. Mr. Johnson
said, when discovered, that he was merely trying to keep in training for track.
Flash! Mike Mates was arrested yesterday for taking candid snaps of Miss Freda
Marvel, lovely stage actress. It seems that Mr. Mates caught Miss Marvel in a very off-
Flash! Totten and Scotten, the two funny men of vaudeville, have started an am-
ateur hour. Some of the very first try-outs were: Helen Carter, who did an imitation of
Al Jolsong Bud Davis, baritone, and Maxwell McCoy, ballad singer. Monk Rogers was
the first to get the gong.
Flash! Aaron Eugene Leak, American essayist, has just returned from a most
successful lecture tour of the British Isles. He arrived last night on the Queen Mary
which is now captained by Sir Robert Fidger.
Flash! Miss Margaret King was voted the most perfect secretary, yesterday, by
three of her former bosses, Charles Rupert, Willis E. Milam, and Harland Money. As
a prize she will get two weeks vacation at Atlantic City with all expenses paid.
Flash! Clarice Kanalac, of the Kanalac Charm School of Correspondence, has
taken Jeanette Dudley in as partner.
Flash! James Hardin, sports announcer, left yesterday for Santa Anita to broad-
cast the races. Before leaving, he told your correspondent that this year he was picking
James Waddell's "Ducky" and Don Wright's "Sweet Williams" as sure winners.
Flash! Out at the Yankee stadium yesterday Carroll Perry pitched a good game.
He struck out the great home-run king, Roy Green, no less than three times.
Flash! Major Robert W. Gingery, on his return flight from the Gobi Desert, met
with an unexpected adventure when his plane caught fire in the middle of the Atlantic
ocean last Friday. The fiames were hastily put out, however. Major Gingery's only re-
mark about the mishap was, "Well, it was just a case of 'Water, water all around me,
and not a drop to put out the fire.' "
New York: Don Darland of the movies--in case you have forgotten-was forced to
stay in his hotel room last night, because every time he went out he was surrounded by
reporters-and women. George Sullivan of the Daily Slam succeeded in gaining admit-
tance into the apartment by bribing the house boy, Willie Tee Wyne. However, he was
very unsuccessful in securing an interview.
Robert Staub, cowboy from the West--side, who won the Cowboy Song-Writing
Contest sponsored by Lester Cain and Richard McKenna, is, for the first time in his life,
seeing the sights of old New York. When your reporter last saw him, he had just re-
turned from Grant's Tomb and was planning a trip to the Aquarium. "Coney Island,"
he said, "isn't much bigger than Riverside back home."
Half-wits Delight, now in its third year on Broadway, has netted over a half mil-
lion dollars for its author, Robert QSherwoodi Schaub. Geneva lFountaini Miller and
Carroll Roberts, leads, will play their 800th performance next Thursday night.
Flash! William J. Graney of Dupont last week announced to the astonished world
that he has invented a formula for invisible celephane. h"I'his eelephanef' he says, "will
revolutionize industry and architecture with windowless windows, doorless doors. and
houseless houses." A great boon to salesmen.
John Niermeyer, the cynic poet, has published a book ot' poems entitled Swails
and Swallows. To date three books have been sold ...... all in the family of couise.
BY WAY OF THE HIGH SEAS . . .
Milan, Italy: Norma Whited, recently of the "Met" is in the midst of a success-
full concert tour. With her are the rest of her sisters acting as financial advisors. You
know, they tell her how to spend her money.
Paris, France: It was learned today that the lovely continental dancing star, Mlle.
Mary Saboff is planning a tour of the United States with the comic accordion player,
Vladivostok, Siberia: Paul Hubble was sent here after a few Russians heard him
play "Honeysuckle Rose." The Russians evidently appreciate music.
Paris, France: Ralph McComb's new showing of spring styles was lauded by all
Berlin, Germany: The Violin Twins, Sara Beth Brown and Mary .Iayne F1-oyd.
played the "Bee," here, before a large audience last night.
ODDITIES IN THE NEWS . . .
The famous race driver, Louie Haboush, was arrested for slow driving by Onicer
Dan Ellwanger, who has just finished a booklet entitled Why Boys Cut Class
lfor vice-principalsj, has been elected president of the Anti-Truant Club.
Flash! Louise Glover has just stated that she is planning to participate in the
Sheflield-Cumberland air races between San Francisco and New York.
And now for the mail that the time will allow. We reply to the following: Mr.
Robert Graham of Indianapolis: Yes sir, Phyllis McTarsney was the woman reporter who
got the exclusive story on the Bill McPeek get-away from the G-Men last April.
Miss Helen Schwartz of New York: No, Miss Schwartz, I don't believe a chorus
girl has much of a chance in burlesque.
Kenneth W. Bennett of Newark: Lowell Baurley, not Roy Green, was the person
chosen Mr. America, 1950. He got his start in beauty contests at George Washington
High School where he was elected May Queen.
Mr. 'Thomas McKeon: The star of the hit play, "The Perfect llratf' is Verna
Madsen. They say the part Hts her perfectly.
Mr. R. J. Schaub of Chicago: The author of the book, entitled "Blown by the
Breezef' is Carl Windisch.
And now, with oceans of love, I 1'emain your Washington Correspondent, Wash-
ington Watchall, who thinks that this world would be a better place in which to live it
people counted their enemies' noses before they acted.
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