Hastings High School - Saxon Yearbook (Hastings, MI)

 - Class of 1943

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CLASS WILL We, the senior class of 1943, being of sound mind CDD and body, bequeath to those fortunate underclassmen who are remaining within the confines of Hastings High School all the following characteristics and possessions which may prove to be a blessing-or otherwise. We leave Barbara VanNocker's and Shirley Young's two-timing to all underclass- men who get tired of going steady. We leave Elisabeth French's "bangs" to her sister Florence. We leave Elizabeth Doster's and Joyce Frey's boy friends until next year. We leave Catherine Scott's protective in- stincts to Willo Hampton. We leave Mary Bedford's hair ribbons to Mr. Reinhardtls twins. We leave Gloria Clouse's ability to talk and then talk some more to Marjory Stanley. We won't leave Elaine Winslow's, Leta Landon's, Geraldine Tietz's, Wilma Guy's, and Carol Sinclair's husbands to anyone as they Worked too hard to get them. We leave Virginia Kelly's pigtails to JoAnne Finnie We leave Floyd Healy's and Keith Pufpafl"s naps in class to Boyd Bolton. We leave Rosemary Marshall's, Bill Shellington's, Clarence Hoffman's, and Iris Baldwin's red hair to anyone inclined to lid-ye.!7 We leave Francis Goggin's rootin' tootin' trumpet playing to Don Preston. We leave Karl Pufpaff's tin-lizzie to any- one who wants to take his life in his own hands. We leave Gale Slocum's drawl to Betty Cortright. We leave Bob Gaskill's squeak box to Helen Carl. We wouldn't want to leave Pauline Chandler's "air-male" to anyone as she might misuse the privilege. We leave three inches of Marabell Hallock's height to Kenneth Tobias who could use a little. We leave Gordon Ironsideis walk to the track team. Goodness no!! We leave Beverly Brown's ability to get in trouble to Patty Tyler. We leave Barbara Shannon's spontaneous giggle to Ruth Marble who is already running Barb pretty stiff competition. We leave Bill Kelly's flashy green sweater to anyone who has a girl as ambitious as his. We leave Louis Wensloff's science bug to Vernon Texter. We leave Maryellen Hale's, Geraldine Doyle's, and Dorothy William's height to Ellyn Beystrum, Helen Henry, and Joyce Echtinaw. We leave the many miles that Dick Yarger drives to see Juanita Swift to Lawrence Fuller. We leave Marjory L. Boyes's and Martha Maus's deep alto voices to Beverly Cook and Ilene Rogers. We leave Johnny Schultz's ample gift of gab to Hoot Ayres. We leave Joe Rosenbaum's jitterbugging to Beverly Burr whose fame along this line is quite well established. We leave that dreamy-eyed look of Lilah Elston and Lloyd Frey to Barbara Tietz and Robert Endsley. We leave Bob Cook's flashy ties and loud socks to Malcolm Tuckerman. We leave Donald Clarkls freckles to Stuart Benedict. We leave Joe Beck's Hluck at gambling" to Bill Towne. We leave Layonatine Kinney's title of "Blondie" to Dorothy Roberts. We leave Donald Keeler's little brother, Kenny, to the mercy of the freshman girls. We leave Shirley Kingsbury's and Louise Sinkler's technique in basketball to Mary Lockwood. We leave Ula Garlinger's determination to get to school "rain or shine" to Ted Banash. We leave Noralee Gillon's cute stub nose and shiny black hair to Eileen Sherbinske. We leave Roger Bennett's verbosity to Aben Johnson. We leave Donald Drakeis "quack" to the F.F.A. We leave Marjorie Dryer's, Joyce Newton's, Dorothy Whitels, and Delphine Roberts's Hpleasingly plumpi' figures to Betty Cooper, Joyce Freese, Martha Wedel, and Marian Cooley. We leave Harmon Wilcox's and Bill Bush's, talks with Mr. Taylor and their colored slips to John Richardson and Fred McDonald. We leave Senta Furrow's treatment of the boy friend to Gloria VanNocker. We leave Duane Stamm's allergy to women to Alfred Smith.

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Keith Brady Gat 'STall, dark, and happy." Cross Country 3: Glee Club 1, 2: Choir 1, 2, 3: Operetta 1, 2: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 4: "Foot-loose" 3: "The Clutching Claw" 4: Spotlight 2. Clubs: Record 1: Boys Home Ec. treas. 2: Toy Instrument sec'y-treas. 3. Vern L. De Priester "Not of words, but of actions." Glee Club 4. Clubs: Leathercraft 1: Carpentry 2: Shop 3. Lilah D. Elston Lolly 'ASometimes wise, but often otherwise." Entered from Battle Creek, Michigan 4: Doomsday staff 4: Fortnight staff 4. Joyce E. Frey Peppy "Small fry." Choir 2, 3. 4: "The Clutching Claw" 4: "Heaven Can VVait,' ass't. director 4: Spotlight 1, 2, 3: F.S.C. 3: Class sec'y 3: Fortnight staff 4. Clubs: Booster 1: Pep Squad 2: Music Appreciation 3: Em- broidery 4. Donna Nl. Gerber Donni "Sweet and demaref' Spotlight 2. Clubs: Hit Parade 1: Jr. Red Cross Sewing 3. Geraldine DI. Hammond Gerry "Market quotations-Blonds preferred- ninety-eight percent." Spotlight 2: Victory Corps 4. Clubs: Beginning Leathercraft 1: Square Dance 2: Games 3: Know Hastings 4. H. Joseph Rosenbaum Joe "In the service of our country." Entered from Battle Creek, Michigan 3: Fortnight staff 4. Bridge Club 4-. 'A' hlildred NI. Helmet lVIidge "Debits and credits." Basketball 1, 2, 3: Volleyball 2, 3: Soft- ball 2, 3: Soccer 2, 3: F.S.C. 1, 2, 3: Class treas. 2, 3: Victory Corps 4: Ag-HE trip winner 3: Ag-HE ass't. mgr. 3. Clubs: Booster 1: Square Dance sec'y 2: Book 3: Know Hastings sec'y 4. Clarence L. Hoffman " He who owns the soil owns up to the sky." Glee Club 4: Ag-HE trip winner 2: Victory Corps 4. Clubs: Radio 1: F.F.A. 2, 3, 4. Rosemary E. hlarshall Rosie "Openly quiet, but often she fools us." Band 1, 2: Orchestra 4: Victory Corps 4. Clubs: Hit Parade 1. Peter S. lylaurer Pete "He succeeds who tries againf, Entered from St. Rose 2: At Mary Free Bed Convalescent Home 3. Clubs: Chess and Checker 2. R. Jack Maxson Rastus 'AMy heart belongs to -?" Entered from Lowell 4: "The Clutching Claw" 4: "Heaven Can Wait" 4: Victory Corps 4:'Hi-Y 4. Barbara BI. Shannon Bahs "My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle." Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Volleyball 2, 3, 4: Softball 1, 2, 3, 4: Tennis 3, 4: Soccer 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 2, 3: Choir 4: "The Clutch- ing Claw" 4: 'AHeaven Can Wait" 4: Spotlight 1: Class treas. 4: F.S.C. sec'y 4: Book Club play 3: Justice comm. 2, 4. Clubs: Beginning Leathercraft sec'y and treas. 1: Camera 2: Book pres. 3: Archery 4: Usher 3, 4: Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4. hlildred Taggart Millie A'Humor is the spice of life." Basketball 2, 3, 4: Softball 2, 3, 4: Volleyball 2, 3. Clubs: Music Apprecia- tion 2: Jr. Red Cross Knitting 3.

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We leave Sybil Woodmansee's and Gladys Hildebrandtfs artistic fingers to Esther Ragla. We leave Bill Garrison's football suit with a few alterations to Duane Blough. We leave Dean Keeleris brother, Honk, to the dogs. We leave Douglas Payne's mastery of the secrets of chemistry to Morris Hill on the condition that at the first possible chance he will blow up the chemistry lab and burn all tests in the vicinity of room 308. We leave the cars of Robert Murphy and Jimmy Malcolm to Mr. Aten's shop class for remodeling. We leave the position that Bernadene Schantz has with the choir to anyone who wants a headache. We leave Martha Mesecar's sweet dis- position and friendly ways to Joan Keller. We leave Geraldine Magoon's, Elsa Fern Pease's, and Marjorie E. Boyes's diamond rings to all those girls who are still trying. We leave the colored rims of Eunice Fisher's glasses to anyone who wants to make a "spectacle" of himself. We leave George Cheeseman's and Robert Pranshka's interest in the farm to Dick Rasey and Merle Hammond. We leave Ruth Struble's string of Hbeauxi' to Virginia Myers. We leave Mildred McClelland's quiet nature to Barbara Castelein. We leave Earl Lewis's future title of "general" to all future draftees. We leave Marjorie Norton's and Leroy Wheeleris left-handed techniques to Patricia Fewless and Jason Thompson. We leave Winifred Lancaster's ambition to write letters to servicemen to Lucille Lawrence. We leave Marjorie Laubaughis proficiency with the needle to LaRae Dean. We leave Evelyn Brower's reducing diet, guaranteed to increase three pounds weekly, to Kathleen Proefrock. We leave Robert Tinker's winning way with women to Dick Thomas. We leave to all teachers the ability of Fern Fruin to cut up in classes. We leave Virginia Wheating's exceptional taste for clothes to Doris Lockwood. We leave Martin Guernsey's last name to all cows in Barry County. We leave Mary Ketcham's contortions and antics to Bonnie Brandstetter. We leave the ambition of two working men Ray Tompkins and Keith Brady, to Merle Hen dershot who might like to try it sometime. We leave the "don't talk unless you have ton attitude of Marvin Haynes, Reva Austin, Duane Walters, and Keith Hurless to Dorothy Hummel who will find it a good remedy for her present ailment. We leave Ernest Howell's walk to Mr. Reinhardt whose present one needs a little remodeling. We leave the friendship of Mildred Helmer and Geraldine Hammond to Madelyn Sigler and Merilyn Zuttermeister to have and to hold the said friendship forever, or until they are seen fighting in public. We leave Kenneth Lane's position as end on the football team, namely, one with his face in the dirt, to John Coleman. We leave Jack MaXson's woman appeal to Jimmy Coleman to help him through life. We leave Ray Kenyon's ability to get low scores in golf to Charlie Hinman who now and then breaks two hundred-and his clubs. We leave Howard Babcock's faithful plaid wool shirt to Clifford Moody--if Howard can get along without it. We leave Joyce Huckendubler's soda- jerking to Rosa Brovont. We leave Donna Gerber's blond curls to Tom Dolan. We leave Barbara Guthrie's quiet, retiring nature to next year's crop of violets. We leave Ortha Hawblitz's, Charlene ThoInas's and Pat Bump's proficiency with the old typewriters in room 303 to Miss Kaminske's beginning typing class. We leave Edwin Haight's "quips and quotes" to Mr. Burgess with a few changes to be made. We leave John Bechtel's blush to Harold Townsend. We leave Richard Swanson's ready-made future in the insurance business to George Brown who might be considered a had risk. We leave Juanita Belson's official title of "half-pint" to Joan VanGeison. We leave Wanda Endsley's pompadour hair style to Julie Sheldon. We leave Betty Hurless's popular first name to the 999,000 other Bettys in the world. We hereby nominate and appoint all the Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen, who think they know something and possibly do, Execvtors of this, our Last Will and Testament. Witnessed by the undersigned this, the fourth day cf June, 1943. lfra Sucker, Podunk Lake. l. B. Kaught, Frying Pan Avenue.

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