Lancaster Central High School - Reflector Yearbook (Bluffton, IN)

 - Class of 1941

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CLASS WILL We, the Senior Class of Nineteen Hundred and Forty-one, being tfor the most partb of sound mind, and having attained unto perfect wisdom, graciously acknowledge our debt to the society and deem it not only our duty but our privilege as well to enter into this last will and testament to wit: ARTICLE I SECTION 2-We, the Senior Class do will and bequeath to the faculty the hope that of our bygone days such as: broken furniture, finger-smudged walls, second-hand gum deposits, initialed desks, and well-worn ? '? 7 books. SECTION-We. the Senior Class do will and bequeath to the faculty the hope that all future seniors will be as perfect examples of integrity, propriety, insanity, and im- becility as we have been. SECTION 3-We, the Senior Class after due consideration of the inability of the Freshmen due to their youth do not will or bequeath them anything. SECTION 4-We, the Senior Class will and bequeath our serious ways to the Sopho- mores. SECTION 5--We, the Senior Class do will and bequeath our Senior sophistication to the Juniors.. i ARTICLE II SECTION 1-Individual Provisions I, Chloe Anderson, bequeath to Bernard Walsh the right to go steady. I, Betty Barger, bequeath to Virginia Hughes the right to go with the Bynum brothers. I, Donna riell, bequeath to Eva Culp my right to be the smallest one in the class. I, Edwin Brindle. bequeath to Wayne Zimmerman my curly hair. I, Richard Brown, bequeath to Walter Kipfer my abilty to be a star singer. I, Madelyn Clark bequeath to Myrl Wasson my soft voice. I, Jack Claussen, bequeath to Halden Snider the right to own a Chevy like mine. I, Pauline Coffield, bequeath to Evelyn Clowser the right to have a boy friend to come to school to see her at least once a week. I, Nevin Curme, bequeath to Herman McCormick the right to be an artist. I, Max Deihl, bequeath to Dewey Blem the right to sleep in the assembly. I, Merle Dick, bequeath to Dorothy Schorey my ability as a milkmaid. I, Mary Ann Duncan, bequeath to Irene Noble the right to be a blonde. I, Robert Durr, bequeath to Vernon Bynum my basketball ability. I, Doris Elzey, bequeath to Betty Eichhorn my ability to make budgets for two. I, Alice Eieehter. bequeath to Maxine Byerly the right to be a teachers little helper. I. Nina Gibson, bequeath to Betty Myers my right to gossip. I, Melba Hill, bequeath to Ruth Savieo my ability to be a cheer leader. I, Valda Macon, bequeath to Betty Garton the right to talk to herself. I, Glema Maupin, bequeath to Helen Souders the right to have a boy friend in the army. I, George McClain, bequeath to William Frye the right to go with the Huntington girls. I, Evelyn Myers, bequeath to Rowena Davison my ability to be a day dreamer. I, Wilma Potter, bequeath to Jean Pursley my quiet Ways. I, William Price, bequeath to Enos Call the right to go with the Junior girls. I, Louise Smith, bequeath to Mary Clark the right to go with the Liberty Center boys. I, John Swartz, bequeath to Kimsey Anderson my ability to behave like a gentleman. I, Maxine Wolf, bequeath to Roma Decker my ability to keep cool, calm, and collected. Page Sixteen

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SENIOR PROPHECY Affel' T911 Y6a1'S HS H1'21dl0 3l'iiSf. I have decidei to return to my country home and retire from public life. On the second day after my arrival at lily country estate, I received a letter from George MCCl3iH, W110 is teaifhing at LHIICHSUBI' High SCIIOOI- George had read of my homecoming in the Bluffton News-Banner and was sending 1119 H CODY of the Lancaster Echo. It seems that every month the Echo Dl1b1iSh9S H list Of 8- gl'3dl1HUHg C1355 of fOl'11161' years and states what each member is doing. The CODY I 1'6C9iV6d WHS feaflllillg U19 CIHSS of 1941. Upon reading the list, this is what I learned concern- ing the activities of my former classmates. I found it so very interesting that I shall quote directly from the Echo. "Valda Macon is a noted hair stylist in London, She is now designing the hair styles for the Queen and Princesses of England. Valda has her own private suite in Buckingham Palace. Evelyn Myers is the hair dresser who tries out Yalda's latest brain storms. Evelyn is the exclusive hair dresser for the Royal Family. Jack Claussen is managing a Gamble Store in California. Jack's is now the largest store in the nation. In his spare time he runs a girl's dude ranch, much to the liking of the feminine movie stars. Bob Durr is playing professional basketball with the World! Champions, "The Globe Trotters." He has been with several independent ball clubs since he left school and was recently acclaimed the out- standing scorer of the Independent League. Louise Smith and Nina Gibson are starring in the new radio serial "Great Gobs of Gossip". The program is under the sponsorship of the makers of Carter's Little Liver Pills, and may be heard over the National Broadcasting Company every Monday evening. Dick Brown is singing the "Toreador Song" in the Opera "Carmen". The Metropolitan Opera Come pany hired Dick shortly after his graduation, when a talent scout heard him singing while typing out his income tax report. Dick is now on a personal appearance tour through Europe. Ed Brindle, known as "Lefty" to his baseball fans, has made quite a name for himself this past year. Ed is pitching for the Yankees and has won every game this season. XValter 'Winchell reports that Ed will probably be manager as well as pitcher next year after his marriage to the club owner's daughter, Miss Greta Lamarr. Glema Maupin is still pursuing her "Dream Man", a handsome browneyed cowboy. Glema's latest novel. "The Hidden Shelf" was recently voted "outstanding" by the Book of the Month Club. Doris Diehl was elected as the first woman president last fall. During her campaign, Doris used some of the tactics she learned as yell leader at LHS, Doris has had the Constitution changed ten times since her election, and is convinced there should be "Third terms for everything and everybody." Chloe Anderson is President Diehl's p1'ivate se retary and political adviser. Chloe, still capable of arguing, comes in very handy when a Fuller Brush salesman insists upon seeing the President. Betty Barger is the feminine star with the "Devil Drivers" this year. Her most daring stunt is to drive a car off a ten-story building. John Swartz is the manager of a circus. He got into the business when the manager of a side show caught him sneaking in under the side of a tent while the circus was showing in Kingsland a few years ago. Merle t'Glamour Boy" Dick is in Hollywood making a picture for Universal. Merle has come to be known as the Number One Box Office attraction of the yea1'. Merle started his career as a stand-in for Tyrone Power. Doris Elzey put a Mrs. before her name shortly after graduation and is still planning budgets. Doris has the honor ot having the most modern home in the community. Max Deihl was elected Mayor of Craigville. which has, under his direction. become a large and prosperous city. Ground was broken for a new airport last week. Nevin Curme is a very prominent artist in Chicago. He has a studio on the top floor of the Curme and Company Building, where he works on his modern creations of art. Nevin recently sold one of his creations for fifteen thousand dollars, Madelyn Clark is in California running a speech correction school for prospective movie stars. The Clark Conservatory has the reputation of having the best speech instructors in the world. Alice Fiechter is in VVest Virginia working as private secretary for the governor, Before she was employed by the governor, Alice was the World Champion Speed Typist. Wilma Potter is now appearing in the "Ice Follies of 1951" as a fit-,'111'9 Skafeli Wilma 1135 been acclaimed as the successor to Sonja Henie. George McClain is teaching mathematics and spelling at Lancaster. He is also the faculty sponsor of the Lancaster Echo. Melba Hill has recently returned to Hollywood from Reno, Nevada. where she has been on business. Melba won the Academy Award this year for her extraordinary acting in the current hit "Hearts Aflame' Mary Ann Duncan was recently appointed State Supervisor for the 4H Clubs. She teaches Home Economics in the winter and runs a girl's camp in the summer. Pauline Coffield is running a boarding house in Murray. She publishes a newspaper on the side. telling all the latest gossip of the community. ' . A . Maxine,Wolf is operating a bakery in Craigville, She is specializing in molasses cookies and angel food cakes. Her products are sold in all the best stores in the country. I t Bill Price is chief pilot for the TVVA. Up until two months, ago Bill was flying instructor at the Fort Wayne airport. He is flying the largest plane on the line. 1 Donna Bell has recently retired from the radio work which she has been doing for the past ten years and is going to devote her time to her family. Page Fifteen

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JUNIORS Bottom Row: Maxine Byerly, Halmlen Snider, Roma Decker, Bernard Walsh, Anna Louigg Berger, Second Row: Vernon Bynum, Roberta Inskeep, Virginia Hughes, Betty Myers, John Mitchell. ps.,-. ,om Third Row: Mary Jane Gilliom, Herman McCormick, Evelyn f'10WSGI'. Joseph Call, Helen Sourler, Enos Call. Fourth Row: Herbert McCorm- ick, Mary Clark, Dewey Blem, Jean Pursley, Robert Shurr, Iletty Garton. Fifth Row: Alice Gerber, Kim- sey Anderson, Virgie Elzey, Vernon Kaehr, Irene Noble, Mary Roberts. Sixth Row: William Frye, Betty l-jichborn, Eugene Smith, Doro- thy Scliorey, Roger Greene, Eva Culp. Top Row: Annabelle Milholland, Wayne Zimmerman, Ruth Savieo, Harold Moser, Myrl Wasson, Louise Miller. Absent: Rowena Davison. JUNIOR CLASS PLAY "DOTTY AND DAFFY" What is the whole duty of a pair of pre tty daughters of a beautiful mother when the family funds run low? Obviously to help mamma catch a rich husband and save the family from the poorhouse. At least that is what Dotty and Daffy conceive their duty to be. So when Mamma Phyllis returns from Florida with a supposedly wealthy widow- er in tow, they gladly consent to disguise themselves as little girls, so that the suitor may be deceived into believing that mamma is eleven years younger than she is. Their fiances, however, a resourceful pair of brothers, incensed to see that Mamma Phyl- lis is jilting their absent uncle, who has long been in love with her, threaten to queer her game by dressing up as little boys and presenting themselves to the visiting suitor as her twin sons. This disguise offers the boys a fine chance to give the suitor's gold- digging son the walloping of his life: all of which so disgusts the suitor that he abruptly breaks his engagement to Mamma Phyllis. That undaunted lady, however, 4Continued on page eighteenl Page Seventeen

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