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IN THE MIDST OF THIS BOUNTEOUS SCENE, We A GEM IN LIVING SETTING, IS THE LITTLE RESORT TOWN OF LITCH- (4) FIELD PARK. IT IS HERE ONE FINDS LITCHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL WITH ITS PLEAS- ANT EXPANSE OF GREEN LAWN AND ITS MANY SHELTERING PALMS, TAMARACK, ASH, AND ORNAMENTAL ORANGE TREES. THE ORANGE TREES ARE ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE WITH THEIR LOAD OF GOLDEN FRUIT. SO FAMILIAR INDEED HAVE THEY BECOME THAT THE CLASS OF 1949 HAVE CHOSEN T HEIR GAY, SHOWY FRUIT AS THE THEME OF THIS ANNUAL. (5) £ }aH y ' V V j A IT ISH . WARM, BALMY DAY WHEN THE WICKIUP STAFF OF 1949 HEAP W-, TOGETHtK-A LARGE PILE OF THE BRIGHT, GOLDEN - COLORED ORANGES AND N ' GATHER AROUND TO WATCH BEVERLY, THE EDITOR OF THE WICKIUP, INVOKE v ' -V ' A MAGIC CHARM TO SUMMON THE LITTLE SPRITES, THAT MUST SURELY BE WITHIN THE ORANGES, TO COME TO LIFE AND TELL THE STORY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR: LITTLE ORANGES OF BRIGHTEST HUE, I ' LL MAKE OF THEE A MAGIC BREW; 1 • I ' LL CAST ON THEE A CHARMED SPELL, . ' ' AND BID THEE COME TO LIFE AND TELL ij OF THE SENIOR CLASS YE KNOW SO WELL. LITTLE ORANGES OF BRIGHTEST HUE, WITH ALL OUR HEARTS WE SAY, THANK YOU, TO EVERYONE OF OUR PARENTS DEAR, FOR LOVE AND CARE THROUGH EVERY YEAR. ' MA V Kl b 11 H s Q. HARK! THE SCHOOL BELL RINGS, AND THE SENIORS SCURRY AWAY TO CLASSES WITH SCARCE A BACKWARD GLANCE, BUT THE SPELL HAS BEEN CAST; AND ERE THE LAST BOY AND GIRL ARE OUT OF SIGHT, THE ORANGE ELVES BEGIN TO APPEAR. HAD THEY BEEN LISTENING, THE SENIORS MIGHT HAVE HEARD THIS: SOME OF THOSE BOYS AND GIRLS DON ' T BELIEVE IN US, BUT WE KNOW THE STORY OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR, AND WE ' LL BE GLAD TO TELL IT. WE ' VE • (8) PEEPED FROM OUR GLOSSY, GREEN LEAVES INTO CLASS ROOMS, HALLS, AND GYMNASIUM. WHY, WE ' VE BEEN TO ALL THE DANCES AND BALL GAMES, TOO WE HAVEN ' T MISSED ANYTHING. WE EVEN KNOW THE SUPERINTENDENT, THE TEACHERS, AND THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION; SO WE ' LL BEGIN OUR STORY WITH THE ADMINISTRATION. re Mr. K. B. McMicken President Mr. G. H. Reismann Member Dr. R. K. Hilton Clerk The Board of Education Is Interested in the School Looking over plans for the new home-making department and the shop and agriculture building are Mr. Tidwell and the members oi the Litchfield School Board. (10) MR. A. L. TIDWELL Superintendent, Litchfield Schools Adviser, Student Council; Sponsor, Senior Class MR. W. J. BAHN Universtiy of Minnesota, University of Southern California Band; Chorus MR. M. R. BERG Arizona State College at Flagstaff, Pepperdine College, California Athletic coach, general science, health and hygiene Sponsor, Sophomore Class MR. N. R. BORG Arizona State College at Flagstaff, Colorado State College, Greeley Commerce, Adviser Desert Howl; Sponso r, Freshman Class MR. C. B. COOR Colgate University, Arizona State College at Flagstaff Industrial arts, mcthematics Adviser, Boy ' s Alliance (11) MISS MELANIE GULLY St. John ' s University, New York School secretary MISS JEAN HAMILTON Arizona State College at Tempe Art; art for Wickiup MISS EMMA HUNDHAUSEN University of Missouri; Washington University, St. Louis English Sponsor, Senior Class Adviser for Wickiup S. JUANITA JAMISON University of Iowa; Arizona State College at Tempe English; mathematics; Speech; Sponsor, Junior Class MISS ALTA MORTENSEN University of Arizona; Oregon State College Home Economics; library; Adviser, Girls ' League; F. H. A. Sponsor, Junior Class MR. E. S. OLSSON Arizona State College at Tempe Baseball coach; Assistant football and basketball coach MR. I. D. QUASS Greenville College, Illinois University of Nebraska Social science; biology; visual aids. Sponsor, Sophomore Class MISS FRANCES YBARRA Arizona State College at Tempe; University of Michigan Spanish; typing Sponsor, Freshman Class MISS MARIE VALENZUELA St. Joseph ' s Hospital, Phoenix School Nurse (12) HIDING BEHIND A BOOK, PEEKING OVER STUDENTS ' SHOULDERS, OR LISTEN- ING AT OPEN WINDOWS, WE ' VE ATTENDED ALL CLASSES AT L. H. S. Orange Elves Tell Story of Seniors ' Last Year at LHS OH, BUSY LITTLE ELVES ARE WE! THERE GO THE SENIORS INTO ROOM 8. WHAT CAN THEY BE UP TO THIS MORNING? NOW ' S THE TIME FOR US TO PEEP IN AND LISTEN. AHi THEY HAVE JUST ELECTED THEIR PRESIDENT, GEORGE JAMISON, WHO SERVED AS THEIR LEADER IN THEIR SOPHOMORE ANLWiNfDR YEARS, •; n W w v GEORGE JAMISON Studious to please, yet not ashamed to fail. Band 1-2-3; Chorus 1-2-3; All-state Band Clinic 3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Class President 2-3-4; Tennis Club 2-3-4; W. Central Tennis Tournament 3; Student Council 2-3-4; L. Club 3-4; Wickiup Staff 4; Student Council Convention 4; Boys ' State 3. JACK GUEST Who misses or who gains the prize Go, lose or conquer as you can. Boys ' Alliance 4; Boys ' Alliance Council 4; Christmas Pageant 4; Football 4; All Conference Football Team 4; Basketball 4; April Frolics 4; Vice-President, Class 4; First Place, Oratorical Division, Declamation Contest 4; Wickiup Staff 4; Desert Howl 4. PETE LOPEZ When Faith is lost; when Honor dies, The man is dead. Band 1-2-3; Chorus 3-4; Tennis 1-2-3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Football 3-4; Tennis State Meet 3; Tennis W. Central Dis- trict Meet 4; Desert Howl 4; Christmas Pageant 2-3-4; Speech 3-4; L. Club 3-4; All-state Band 3; Wickiup Staff 4. HARRIETTE HANSEL A rosebud set with little wilful thorns. Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Chorus 1-2; Band 1-2-34; All-state Band Clinic 4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Class Treasurer 4; Assistant Business Manager, Wickiup 4; Vice President Girls ' njjQgy £ Speech 4; F. H. A. 3; Honor Roll 4. CARMEN RAE TURPIN y Teach me, only tench. Love! As I ought I will speak thy speech, Love; think thy thought. April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Band 1-2-3; Ail-state Band 3; F. H. A. 4; F. H. A. Treasurer 3; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Librarian 3; Honor Roll 4; Wickiup Staff 4; Christ- mas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Social Chairman, Class 4. (14) DAN AIKMAN 1 assert tliat nothing ever comes to pass without a cause. Chorus 2-3; April Frolics 2-3-4; Honor Roll 2-3; Business Manager, Wickiup 4; Speech 3. SALLY ALLEN The sweet magic of a cheerful face; not always smiling, but at least serene. Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Girls ' League Representative 4; F. H. A. 1-2-3-4; Class Secretary 3; Band 1-2; Golf 4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Wickiup Salesman 4; Tennis Club 4; Declamation Contest 1-2-3. EARL BROWN He profits most who serves best. April Frolics 3-4; Christmas Pageant 3-4; Student Body President 4; Secretary, Boys ' Alliance 3; Assistant Editor, Wickiup 4; Representative to Constitution Oration Contest, 4; Student Council Convention 4. PEARL CARNEY 1 hare no mockings nor arguments; I witness and wait. F. H. A. 1-2-4; F. H. A. Secretary 2; F. H. A. Vice President 4; P. T. A. Carnival Queen 1; Class Assembly 1-2; April Frolics 1-2-4; Chorus 2-4; Christmas Pageant 2-4; Tennis Club 1; Girls ' League 1-2-4; Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4. CAROL CROSLEY It is better to live rich than to die rich. Band 1-2-3; Chorus 1-2; Cheer Leader 1-3-4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Tennis Club 1-2; F. H. A. 1-2-3-4; F. H. A. State President 4; Honor Roll 1-2-3-4; Abraham Award 1-2-3-4; Valedictorian 4; Girls ' State 3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Christmas Pageant 2-3-4; P. T. A. Carnival Queen 3; Queen of Winter Fantasy 4; Co-editor of Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4. FREDDIE COX Good ivords are worth much and cost little Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; F. H. A. 1-2-3-4; F. H. A. Secretary 2; Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Band 1; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Golf 4. ALSO. JACK GUEST BECOMES VICE PRESIDENT; PETE LOPEZ, SECRETARY; AND HARRIETTE HANSEL, TREAS- URER. LATER THEY WILL ELECT A SOCIAL CHAIRMAN, AND WE AL- READY KNOW THAT IT WILL BE CARMEN TURPIN. AGAIN THREE BELLS RING AND SLIPPING INTO ONE OF THE SEATS IN THE REAR OF THE ROOM, WE HEAR CLASS COLORS DISCUSSED. FINALLY, ROSE AND WHITE ARE CHOSEN AND THEN THE MOTTO: A QUITTER NEVER WINS; A WINNER NEVER QUITS. (15) BEVERLY DUNCAN Work for some good, be it ever so slowly. Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; F. H. A. 2-3-4; F. H. A. President 4; Band 2-3; Chorus 2 4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Librarian 3; Secretary of Class 1; Tennis Club 1-2-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3; Attendant at Snow Carnival 2; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Editor, Wickiup 4; Vice President, Class 3. MARYLEE EHEMANN Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. Girls ' League 4; Desert Howl 4; F. H. A. 4; April Frolics 4; Wickiup Staff 4. ROSE MARIE EVANS The rainbow comes and goes, and lovely is the rose. Chorus 4- Girls ' League 4; Declamation Contest 4; April Frolics 4; Wickiup Staff 4. MARY GARCIA A hard beginning maketh a good ending. Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; F. H. A. 1-2; F. H. A. Historian 1; Girls ' League Representative 4; P. T. A. Queen 3; Christmas Pageant 1-2-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Honor Roll 1-2; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Wickiup Art Staff 4. THESE SENIORS ARE AN INTER- ESTED AND ANIMATED GROUP; WE ARE COMING TO ALL THEIR MEET- INGS SO THAT WE CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS CLASS AND ITS ACTIVITIES. GEORGE GARCIA Climb the rounds of life ' s long ladder, one by slippery one. Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Wickiup Art Staff 4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Boys ' Alliance 3-4; Band 2-3; Basketball 3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4. ANOTHER CLASS MEETING, AND IT LOOKS AS THOUGH MISS HUND- HAUSEN, ADVISER FOR THE WICKIUP, IS TELLING THE STUDENTS WHAT THEIR DUTIES ARE TO BE AS MEM- BERS OF THE 1949 WICKIUP STAFF. EVERYONE IS TERRIBLY EXCITED. FRANK GOODGAME The triumph of hope over experience. Band 1-2-3; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Football 1-2-3-4; Basket- ball 1-2-3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; April Frolics Captain 3-4; Lettermen ' s Club 2-3-4; President, Lettermen ' s Club 4; Track 2-3-4; Co-Captain Football 4; All Conference Football Team 4; Boys ' Alliance 3-4; Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4; King of Winter Fantasy 4. (16) MILLIE GROULX You and today! A great soul sublime, And the great heritage of time. Chorus 1-2-3-4; Bond 1-2-3-4; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; De- clamation Contest 3-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Class Assembly 1-2-3; Honor Roll 4; State Band Clinic 4; Wickiup Staff 4; Student Body Business Manager 4. DONNA HARDEMAN And the best of always to lengthen our days. Christmas Pageant 1; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Honor Roll 1; Class Assembly 1-2-3; April Frolics Queen 1-2-3-4; April Frolics Captain 1-3-4; Tennis 4; Chorus 1; Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4. RAY HEISEL Humble voyagers are we O ' er life ' s dim, unsounded sea. Chorus 4; April Frolics 4; Track 4; First Place in Dramatic Division of Declamation Contest, 4; Valley Speech Contest; Boys ' Alliance 4; Wickiup Staff 4. BILL HILLENIUS, JR. Yet all experience is an arch where through Gleams that untraveled world. Football 2-3-4; Basketball 2-3-4; Track 2-3-4; April Frolics 2-3-4; Christmas Pageant 3-4; L. Club 2-34; Eand 2; Wickiup Salesman 4. BILL LYNN Dou ' st thou love life? Then do not squander time, For that is the stuff life is made of. Chorus 1-2-3-4; Boys ' Alliance 3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Honor Roll 2-3-4; Baseball Man- ager 1-2; Tennis Club 1-2-3; L. Club 1-2-3-4; President, Class 1; Attendant at Snow Carnival 1; Boys ' Alliance President 4; Student Body President 3; Co-Editor Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4; Boys ' State 2-3; Band 1-2; President Tennis Club, 2. CAROL MACK Life is very short, and very uncertain, Let us spend it as well as we can. Honor Roll 4; Oratorical Division in Declamation Contest 4; Band 4; Chorus 4; Christmas Pageant 4; Girls ' League 4; Wickiup Staff 4. AS ASSIGNMENTS ARE GIVEN TO ALL, BEVERLY DUNCAN AND EARL BROWN SMILE TO SEE ONE OF US PEEPING FROM JOHN TRIPP ' S POCKET AND ANOTHER PERCHED ON CAR- MEN TURPIN ' S DESK. MONEY-MAK- ING SCHEMES BEGIN TO FLIT THROUGH DAN AIKMAN ' S MIND, AND SOON HE HAS EVERYONE HELP- ING HIM. ON THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 7 AT THE SENIOR PARTY, WE DANCE WITH THE STUDENTS AMID SNOW- (17) GEORGE McNEIL My style and my sentiments are my own, purely original. Chorus 4; April Frolics 4; King of April Frolics 4; Track 4: Baseball 4; Basketball 4; Football 4; Christmas Pageant 4; Boys ' Alliance 4; Wickiup Staff 4. OLGA MORENO too will something make. And joy in the making. April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2; F.H.A. 1-2; Class Assembly 1-2-3; P.T.A. Carnival Queen 4; Wickiup Staff 4. JOSIE MORENO And the merry love the fiddle, And the merry love to dance. April Frolics 12-3-4; Christmas Pageant 3-4; Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Rodeo Parade 2; Class Assemblly 1-2-3; Wickiup Salesman 4. CHARLES PALMER He worked and sung from morn till night. No lark so blithe as he. April Frolics 3-4; Class Assembly 3; Chorus 4; Boys ' Alliance 3-4; Boys ' Alliance Council 4; Baseball 3; Tennis 4; Christmas Pageant 4. COVERED EVERGREENS WHILE A HUGE, GLISTENING SNOW MAN LOOKS ON. WHEN APRIL FROLICS COME, WE PUT ON OUR TRACK SHOES AND SCAMPER ALONG WITH THE CLASSES. WE CHEER AND CLAP EXCITEDLY WHEN IT IS ANNOUNCED THAT THE SENIORS HAVE THE HIGH- EST NUMBER OF POINTS, BUT WE CHEER EVEN LOUDER WHEN GEORGE McNEIL AND DONNA HARDEMAN ARE CROWNED KING AND QUEEN. WILLOW MARIE PHELAN Well tuned silence has more eloquence than speech. Girls ' League 1-2-4; Christmas Pageant 1-2; Pep Squad 1; April Frolics 2; Wickiup Staff 4. NELLIE JEAN ROBINSON Glad that I live am I ; That the sky is blue; Glad for the country lanes, And the fall of dew- Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Honor Roll 4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Chorus 1-2; Band 1-2-3; Class Assembly 1-2-3; F.H.A. 2-3-4; F.H.A. President 2; Class Secretary 2-3; Librarian 3-4. (18) JACOULYNN SANDERS To thine ownself be true. And it must follow as the night the day. Thou canst not then be false to any man. Girls ' League 4; Golf Club 4; Christmas Pageant 4; Salad Bowl Princess 4: Declamation Contest 4; Wickiup Art Staff 4. DORIS SNYDAL am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul. Christmas Pageant 3-4; Chorus 3-4; Band 3-4; April Frolics 3-4; F. H. A. 3-4; F. H. A. Secretary 3; F. H. A. Treasurer 4; Librarian 3-4; Girls ' League 3-4; Class Assembly 3; Honor Roll 3-4; First Place, Humorous Division, Declamation Con- test 4; Wickiup Staff 4. LAVINA SOWERS ' Tis virtue makes the bliss where ' er we dwell. Girls ' League 1-2-3-4; Girls ' League treasurer 3; Girls ' League President 4; Class Assembly 2-3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Tennis Club 1-2; Girls ' trio 4; Student Council 4; Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Golf 4; Declamation Contest 3-4; Dramatics First Place 3; Valley Speech Contest; Honor Roll 2-3-4; Librarian 1-2-3; Desert Howl 4; Wickiup Staff 4. JUNE SWENSON She do ' eth little kindnesses which most leave undone or despise. Christmas Pageant 1-2-3-4; Band 2-3; Chorus 2-3-4; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Girls ' League Representative 3; Class As- sembly 1-2-3; F.H.A. 2-3-4; Wickiup Staff 4. JOHN TRIPP There ' s never a care for his soul to bear; No trouble to make him fret. Boys ' Alliance 3-4; Christmas Pageant 3-4; Chorus 2-3-4; Band 2-3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Wickiup Staff 4; Track 1. CHARLES WILLBERN I would be strong, for there is much to suffer. I would be brave, for there is much to dare. Boys ' Alliance 3-4; Football 1-2-3-4; Basketball 1-2-3-4; Base- ball 1-2-3-4; Lettermen ' s Club 2-3-4; Lettermen ' s Treasurer 3; Band 1-2-3; Chorus 2-3; April Frolics 1-2-3-4; Basketball Captain 4; Football Co-Captain 4; All Conference Football Team 4; P.T.A. Carnival King 3; Attendant at Snow Carnival 2; Wickiup Staff 4; Desert Howl 4. WE PROUDLY ATTEND THE BAO CA LAUREATE SERVICE AND THE GRADUATION EXERCISE OF THE CLASS OF ' 49. WE ARE A LITTLE SAD, TOO, AS WE SEE THE BOYS AND GIRLS WE HAVE COME TO KNOW SO WELL RECEIVE THEIR DIPLOMAS; AND AFTER LINGERING FAREWELLS, GO THEIR SEPARATE WAYS— SOME TO VARIOUS OCCUPATIONS; OTHERS TO HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING. (19) STANDING: Hardison. Wetherbee, Frost, Manning, Flores, GaiUard. Johns, O ' Neil, Mernagh. CENTER: Stewart, Templeton, Wilson, Brummell. Crandall. Front: Craigo. Donaldson, Quackenbush, Sturgeon. JUNIOR PROJECTS SUCCESSFUL THE JUNIORS BEGAN their active school year by presenting the first class assembly on the morning of November 17. On this occasion they combined their talents to produce a class song and yell and an original skit entitled, Working on the Railroad. After this Darrell Wetherbee, business manager, started the preliminary work of secur- ing money for the annual Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom. The class sold candy, cokes, football programs, and inaugurated after-game dances. When the necessary money had been earned, the Juniors planned the very success- ful evening of April 22, when they were hosts to the Seniors at the Wigwam. The chair- men responsible for the success of this event were Phyllis Mernagh, Charles Roach, Ken- neth Wood, Vernon Frost, Wanda Damron, Daphne McAbee, Mavis Shackelford, and Betty Jean Manning. As a class the Juniors participated whole-heartedly in April Frolics. They placed sec- ond with Ray Stewart, Willie Fulks, Wanda Damron and Corinne Dudley as runners-up for king and queen. Leading these many colorful activities were the class officers: President Woody Gaillard Vice President Kenneth Wood Secretary and Treasurer Wanda Damron Business Manager Darrell Wetherbee Sponsors Mrs. Juanita Jamison and Miss Alta Mortenson (20) STANDING: Monty. Chappie. Kingsbury, Henry. Glaefke. Miss Mortensen. Mrs. Jamison. Baker. Keese. CENTER: Dudley. Wood, Koger. Wallick, McAbee. Couch. Brannin, FRONT: Damron. Shackelford. Coulter. Lipscomb, Fulks, Roach. Working earnestly at their typewriters are these students of a typing class. They know that the ability to type well is a valuable asset for them at the pres- ent time and perhaps will be a source of income later. In the driver training class, students not only learn the rules for good driving but also gain a practical application of these rules as a means of achieving highway safety. (21) Sophomores Have Active School Year TO THE SOPHOMORES belongs the privilege of welcoming the incoming Freshmen with an initiation. The 1948-49 Sophomore Class joined in this activity whole-heartedly and as a result all the school reeked with the odor of onions. After much preparation the class presented an assembly where they exhibited a green and white shield bearing their motto, If we rest, we rust. Then followed their skit portraying after-school activities of L. H. S. students. This brought forth cheers and laughter. At Christmas time the Sophomores decorated the study hall and trimmed the Christ- mas tree for the school. Everyone participated in boosting the class to win third place in April Frolics, and Betty Lee Dudley won third place for queen. Despite the fact that the Sophomores chose Friday the thirteenth for the date of their dance nothing but good luck befell all who attended. Students who held offices in the Sophom ore Class were: President James Ackman Vice President Dick Scott Secretary Crystal Armstrong Treasurer Jean Cunningham Sponsors Mr. M. Berg and Mr. I. D. Quass Mr. Quass and some of the biology students look over their latest experi- ment, the dissection of a cray fish. General science is an introduction to all fields of science. STANDING: Gaillard, Harwood. Sheppard, Dudley, Snydal. Delgadillo. Tankersley, Rivera. CENTER: Cunning- ham, Tomlinson, Duncan, Brownlie, Allen, Mr. Quasi. FRONT: Needham. Ingram, Brittsan, Brooks. STANDING: Mr. Borg. Overal. Acosta, Edwards. Moreno. Sweeney, Fulks, Couch. Scotl. Brinker. Norden. Craigo. Hall. Arvixu. FRONT: Brown. Schwartzkopi. Bridwell, Peterson. CENTER: Freshmen Become Full-Fledged Members of Student Body AFTER PROVING THEMSELVES such good sports at their thorough initiation by the Sophomores, the Freshman Class were eager to plunge into their studies and prove them- selves as capable as other L. H. S. students. One of the outstanding assemblies of the year was that put on by the Freshman Class at which the highlight was a skit showing how the L. H. S. teachers might have acted when they, too, were in high school. The master of ceremonies, Bill Sweeney, kept the program rolling smoothly, and everyone played his part well. Although the Freshman Class placed last in April Frolics, they showed there were no hard feelings by sponsoring a dance honoring the king and queen of April Frolics with the entire student body and faculty as their guests. Their class officers included: President Henry Needham Vice President Martha Fulks Secretary-Treasurer Toby Peterson Sponsors Miss Ybarra and Mr. Borg (24) STANDING: Cram. Hancock. Libby. Snifien. Zeiglar. Miss Ybarra. Needham. Belluzzi. CENTER: Mack. Ackman, Hess. Coronado. FRONT: Cox. Davis. Moreno. Taylor. Tucker. Girls prepare themselves for the part they will play as the future homemakers of tomorrow. Miss Hamilton proudly displays some of the ac- complishments of her art class. (25) The visual aid class is for the purpose of deciding what movies will be of the most help to classes in their studies. English classes hear recordings of great speeches, poems, and plays. The shop class where students learn to use their hands as well as their minds and produce many useful and attractive articles. One must know something of the past to prepare himself for the present and the future. The Spanish class not only teaches the Spanish language but acquaints students with the Spanish customs. Mrs. Jamison explains the theory used in solving these geometry problems. EACH TIME THE L. H. S. OWLS DONNED THEIR BLUE AND GOLD UNIFORMS - WHETHER TO RUN A TOUCHDOWN ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD OR TO DRIBBLE A BALL FOR A BASKET IN THE GYM-WE WERE THERE CHEERING THEM ON TO VICTORY. (27) STANDING: Assl. Coach Olsson. Ingram, Ackman. Coulter, Monty, Goodgame. Brooks, Polley, Needham, Lipscomb, Coach Berg. CENTER: McNeil, Brownlie, Willbern, Wood, Guest, Craigo, Zeigler. FRONT: Fulks. Kingsbury, Need- ham, Ray. Lopez, Stewart. Owls Win Valley Six-Man Championship THE LITCHFIELD OWLS under the able training of Coach Milt Berg completed an unde- feated season to walk away with the Valley Six-Man Football Championship. The fast and tricky Blue and Gol d Team had smooth sailing from its first encounter with the Bagdad Thieves to the championship game with the Scottsdaie Beavers. Smooth sailing because the twenty-one boys that made up the Owl team were out on the gridiron from the first day of practice to the final minute of the season, drilling. From the first limbering up exercises until the last minute of playing time in the final game, every man put in hours of work, blocking, running, passing, punting. It was worth it! Not one of those boys is sorry for the long hours spent sweating and working on the athletic field, for in those hours the boys learned what a team stands for — that it isn ' t one or two good players, but the whole group working together that make up a ball club. It wasn ' t only the joy of carrying the ball across the chalk lines or the good feeling at making a hard block or tackle while the crowd yelled and applauded that made the boys out night after night for practice. That feeling is the part of football that is short lived. The real spirit and life of the team is found in the locker room — the before-game dressing and nervous joking and the after-game showers and counting out the score. Comradeship — the feeling of belonging to a team that functions like a well oiled machine, is the root of the boys ' love for football. Long after the cheering of the crowds has faded from the memory, the boys will still remember the locker room and the practice field, for that is where the games were won. come FOOTBALL SCORES Date Owls Opp. Sept. 24 — Bagdad 18 7 Oct. 1 — Wickenburg 35 15 Oct. 8 — Peoria 59 19 Oct. 15— Gila Bend 52 6 Oct. 22 — Bagdad 77 6 Oct 29 — Peoria 118 Nov. 5 — Wickenburg 57 28 Nov. 12— Gilbert 57 22 Nov. 19 — Scottsdaie 31 20 (28) Seven Owls Win All-Star Honors SEVEN OF LITCHFIELD ' S OUTSTANDING PLAYERS who won state recognition are pictured be- low. WILLIE FULKS, fast stepping junior halfback who saw action in every game of the season, received honorable mention on the Valley All-Star Team. JACK GUEST, hard fighting senior who occupied the left end position, was named end on the all-star second team. FRANK GOODGAME, 185 pound high scoring senior end, co-captain and defensive standout, copped a place as end on the all-star first team. KENNETH WOOD, 190 pound rough blocking junior center, earned a berth as center on the all-star first team. CHARLES WILLBERN, senior, co- captain passing ace and fast ball handling signal caller, was placed on the all-star second team. DON COULTER, powerful junior center and defensive standout, received honorable mention. RAY STEWART, fast and husky junior, backfield offensive ace, won a spot on the all-star first team. These boys were the spark plugs who pushed the Owls through a season in which they overwhelmed all opposition with a scoring a erage of 1.4 points per minute. In nine games the Blue and Gold ran up a score of 504 points to their opponents ' 123 — an average for the Owls of 56 points per game. The Litchfield powerhouse out-gained its opponents by three yards to one and tallied 37 touchdowns on passes. Fullback RAY STEWART provided the team ' s greatest scoring punch, steam-rolling his way into the opposition ' s end zone for a total of 214 points. The number two spot in scoring honors was occupied by FRANK GOOD- GAME with 93 points, while halfback WILLIE FULKS came in for a strong third place with 88 points. Q-Z. ® CZ 7 . Fulk, Guest. Goodgame, Wood, Willbern, Coulter, Stewart (29) Fans anxiously wait to buy ticket before start of game. Once game gets under way, they watch Stewart — in lower pic- ture — shake off would-be tackier. Owl rooters watch nervously during a tense moment as halfback George McNeil — in picture below — is dropped a few yards short of the opponent ' s goal line. (30) Olsson, McNeil, Willbern, Goodgcmie, Guest, Wood. Graigo. Stewart, Garcia, Berg Cagers Place Second In District Finals THE FIGHTING OWL FIVE were defeated only by Ajo to take a strong second place in the West Central Basketball Tournament, and named to the all-conference first team was Ray Stewart, Litchfield ' s high score dependable. Of the regular scheduled games, Litchfield lost five and won eleven. All in all, it was a good season for the Owl squad. The usual starting five were Wood, center; Willbern and Stewart forwards; and Goodgame and Guest guards. The team had only three substitute players: McNeil, Craigo, and Garcia. With such a small team, it was necessary that every man be able to play another ' s position. Coach Berg drilled them in the practice of not only being able to fill their own positions but any other position as well. There were no specialists on the Owl team, but there were five men on the floor able to play in every position. They were adept at guarding as well as shooting, a team that was grounded all the way around in a fast and tricky game in which skill, not luck, determined the winner. THE SEASON ' S RECORD Date School Owls Opp. Dec. 3 — Tolleson 34 32 Dec. 10 — Yuma 26 35 Dec. 11 — Gila Bend 43 22 Dec. 15 — Buckeye 43 28 Dec. 18— Gilbert 69 45 Ian. 8 — Phoenix Tech. 48 44 [an. 14 — Carver 43 56 Ian. 15 — Scottsdale 46 41 Ian. 21 — Buckeye 39 37 Ian. 22 — Wickenburg 52 54 Ian. 26— Gilbert 45 31 Ian. 28 — Gila Bend 43 31 Ian. 29 — Ajo 42 41 Feb. 4 — Carver 46 52 Feb. 5 — Peoria 38 39 Feb. 12 — Tolleson 43 35 (31) 4 - RAY STEWART, star forward for the Litchfield five outjumps his opponents in a crucial moment of the Carver-Litchfield game. Other members of the Owl quintet pictured and tensed for action are Frank Goodgame (far left), 3 year letterman and guard. Third from the left is Jack Guest outstanding senior guard. Charles Willbern (partly obscured) was captain of the team and played forward. In the right foreground is Kenneth Wood, junior, 6 feet 3 inch center. The Blue and Gold, after finishing a successful season as the number two team in the West Central District went on to the State Basektball Tournamnet at Tucson. There the Owls met two quick defeats at the hands of Tempe and Douglas. (321 STANDING: Mr. Olsson. Lipscomb. Mack, Tripp. Brownlie. Sweeney. Zeigler. KNEELING: O ' Neil. Frost. Hardison. Tomlinson. Roach, Tucker. Neophytes Gain Experience THE OWLETS, the second team under the direction of Coach E. S. Olsson, this year gained the needed experience that will help build a strong hardwood varsity next season. The Owlets furnished the fans with many thrills in the preliminaries, which in some cases were such hard fought events that they matched the varsity games. In addition to playing the opener in every basketball game of the season, the junior team scrimmaged with the first team two or three nights a week after practice. Outstanding members of the team were Brownlie, center; Roach, forward; Hardi- son, forward; Tomlinson, guard; Mack, guard. These boys usually made up the starting five, but as a rule the whole team had a chance to play with regular sub- stitutions being made throughout the game. McNeil goes up for a rebound in scrimmage session. (33) Monty. Heisel. McNeil, Fulks, Stewart. Goodgame. Hillenius. Zeigler. Kingsbury. Lipscomb. Mr. Coor. Cindermen Place In State Meet THE 1949 SCHEDULE DATE SCHOOL March 11 Glendale J. V. March 18 Tolleson March 24 Glendale J. V. April 6 Tolleson April 9 Arizona Relays April 20 North Phoenix J. V. April 22 Chandler Relays April 29 West Central District May 4 Buckeye, Peoria. Litchfield May 6-7 State Meet at Tucson THE SMALL, BUT ABLE OWL TRACK TEAM this year racked up a number of points at the various track meets during the season. At the annual Arizona relays at the Arizona State College at Tempe, Willie Fulks, Litchfield ' s speed king, placed third in the 100 yard dash. Also placing in the meet were Bill Hillenius, second place in shot put with a heave of 45 ' 2 and Joe Lipscomb, fourth place in the mile event. Under the coaching of Mr. Coor the spikemen developed their specialties. Frank Goodgame captured a number of first place wins in the discus event; Dick Kingsbury was the only Owl pole vaulter for the season; Bill Zeigler ran the 880; Ray Stewart entered the century and 220 events; George McNeil starred in both the broad and high jumps and Ray Heisel was a 440 entrant. Seven track men qualified to go to the state meet at Tucson May 6 and 7: Don Coulter, Owl entrant in the 880 yard run; Ray Stewart, century entrant; Willie Fulks, 100 yard dash and 220 yard dash; Bill Hillenius, shot put; Frank Goodgame, discus; George McNeil, broad jump, and Joe Lipscomb, mile entrant. Three of the cinder men placed in their events. Goodgame won third place in the discus. Willie Fulks won fourth place in the 220, and Ray Stewart placed fourth in the century. (34) Batsmen Face Tough Schedule COACH OLSSON ' S ROOKIE SQUAD, boasting only three returning lettermen, could not over- come a steady losing streak this year, but they did build a strong foundation for next year ' s diamond season. The Owl nine will lose two graduates: Charles Willbern, and George McNeil, shortstops and pitchers. The Owl pitching battery was made up of McNeil, Moreno, and Willbern. This year the first base position was held down by Trujillo, Wood, and Ray. Stewart played second and Polley played third. Moreno and Ackman served behind the bat, and the fielding was done by Tomlinson and Needham in left field, Wood in center, and Brownlie in right field. Willbern and McNeil served alternately as pitcher and shortstop. BASEBALL SCORES Date School Owls Opp. March 11 — Gila Bend 8 6 March 18 — Scottsdale 20 MaTch 22— St. Mary ' s 3 17 March 25— Buckeye 2 22 April 1 — Scottsdale 3 11 April 7— Ajo 6 April 12 — Buckeye 4 5 April 14 — Peoria 6 7 April 19 — Carver 7 19 April 26— Gilbert 8 The Owls finished their season against the Gilbert Tigers with ten straight losses in eleven games. Although fighting all the way, they could not pull out of a steady slump. Next year ' s ball team will feature more exper- ienced players since Polley, Moreno, Stewart, and Wood will head the list of returning lettermen. Wood will probably be the star moundsman of next year ' s team. STANDING: Polley. Ray. Sweeney. Wood. Brownlie. Willbern, Tomlinson, Moreno. SITTING: Mr. Olsson. Hall. Needham. Lopei. McNeil, Ackman. Stewart. Donaldson. (35) STANDING: O. Allen. Roach. Templeton. Frost. Lopez. Turpin. Warren. O ' Neil. Jamison. Tripp. Tucker. Mr. Berg. KNEELING: S. Allen. Reese. Damron. Dudley, Hardeman. Racquet Club Receives Pointers THIS YEAR ' S LARGE TENNIS CLUB made cm impressive showing under the coaching of Mr. Berg. George Jamison and Pete Lopez, John Tripp and Charles Roach, returning lettermen, did a large part in racking up a good record for the year. Although matches were at a premium this year, the Owl racquet wielders managed to get their share of wins in season play. The Litch- field club was represented in the District Tourna- ment, but the competition proved too formidable, thus keeping the Owls from competing in the state tourney. The officers of the Tennis Club were: Date THE SEASON ' S RECORD School Owls March 18 — Scottsdale 2 March 25 — Buckeye 4 April 12 — Buckeye 1 April 26— Tolleson 4 Opp. 2 2 3 President Archie Tucker Vice President Mansfield O ' Neil Secretary Beverly Reese Treasurer John Tripp Instructor Mr. Berg (36) KEEPING TRIM Members of the girls ' P. E. class go through their daily exercise in the gym. INITIATION PLANS Members of the Let- termen ' s Club talk over plans for the initiation of new members. GLAMAZONS BRIGHTEN LOCAL GOLF LINKS The girls ' golf club members smile happily before the beginning of an 18-hole match. (37) Carol Crosley. Corinne Dudley. Belly Lee Dudley Enthusiasm Builders Lead Yells FIGHT, FIGHT, LITCHFIELD FIGHT! LEADING THE FANS in the yells that helped spark the Owls to victories this year were three attractive, vivacious girls. Carol Ann Crosley, Senior Class contribution to the lovely trio, Corinne Dudley, lead- ing beauty of the Junior Class, and her sister Betty Lee, representing Sophomore charm. These girls were present at every football and basketball game of the year, boost- ing the morale of the team by leading the enthusiasm of the fans with yells like: Strawberry shortcake, Huckleberry pie, V— I— C— T— O— R— Y Are we in it? You ' re doggone rightl Litchfield, Litchfield! Fight, fight, fight! (38) % KENNETH WOOD makes some points for the Juniors. . . . Miss Ybarra is the referee. . . . Willie Fulks comes in first. . . . Mr. Berg times the runners. . . . Eddie is trying to gain speed. . . . The Juniors are batting. . . . Another race. ... On your mark! Oops! Not so fast. . . . Joe makes a jump for his class. . . . The gals can jump, too. (39) UP, UP AND OVER. . . . Terry at the bat. . . . This race was a highlight of April Frolics. . . . Freshman versus Junior. . . . They ' re off to a good start. . . . Gracefully he floats through the air. ... A double victory for the Juniors. (40) WE DANCED AT THE SCHOOL PARTIES, ATTENDED MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS, AND SOMETIMES RODE THE SCHOOL BUS. . (41) LEFT TO RIGHT: Jamison, Sowers, Groulx, Gaillaid, Needham, Hardison, Brown, Lynn. Ackman, Fulks, Mr. Tidwell. Council Discusses Student Problems WHEN SOME OF US slipped into Room 55 on the first and third Monday mornings of each month, we heard plans being made for Patrons ' Day and the visit of the eighth grade students. We also heard the problems of the coke machine and the conduct at assemblies being dis- cussed. The Girls ' League constitution was passed upon and the all-day picnic at Mesa organized. Promptly at 9:45 o ' clock each day the Student Council, met, Earl Brown lightly rapped the gavel bringing the members to attention and officially opening the meeting. After Billy Hardison had read the minutes of the previous meeting and Millie Groulx had given the financial report, the immediate problems of the day were brought up for discussion. The Student Council at L. H. S. was always busy, and in all that it did had the best interests of the students and the school in mind. Occasionally the activities of the Council took various members to other schools to study student participation as it was conducted elsewhere. Also in December the four senior officers were sent as representatives to the State Student Council Convention at Flagstaff. President Earl Brown Vice President Willie Fulks Business Manager Millie Groulx Secretary Billy Hardison President, Senior Class George Jamison President, Junior Class Elwood Gaillard President, Sophomore Class James Ackman President, Freshman Class Henry Needham President, Girls ' League Lavina Sowers President, Boys ' Alliance Bill Lynn Adviser Mr. A. L. Tidwell (42) Council Plans Activities For Girls ' League EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING that the Girls League met, several of us raced to the study hall and hid under the front seats. We enjoyed with the girls the numerous guest speakers who were both entertaining and instructive. Also we were at the Council meetings. The Council is the planning group for the larger organization and is composed of representatives from each class. The new Girls ' League constitution written by Millie Groulx and Lavina Sowers was formally adopted in September and immediately put into effect. Activities engaged in this year by the Girls ' League were the all-girl party, Harvest Hello; the sponsoring of aftergame dances; and the big project of the year, the Winter Fantasy. L. H. S. was well represented at all state conventions; and on April 29, Miss Mor- tensen, Lavina Sowers, Wanda Damron, Crystal Armstrong, and Toby Peterson attended the California-Arizona Girls ' League Convention. Girls ' League officers for 1948-49 were: President Lavina Sowers Vice President Harriette Hansel Secretary Leone Sheppard Treasurer - Crystal Armstrong Sponsor Miss Alta Mortensen STANDING: Sowers. Sheppard. S. Allen, Miss Mortensen, Damron, O. Allen. Hansel. Armstrong. SEATED: Belluizi. Brinker, Groulx, Henry, Garcia, Rivera. (43) BACK: Goodgame, Lynn. Guest, Wood. FRONT: Fulks. Tucker. McNeiL Needham. CENTER: Mr. Coor, Frost. Palmer. Chappie. Templeton, Garcia. Boys ' Alliance Makes Progress WE WERE ON HAND at the boys ' meetings also, and so we know that definite progress has been made in the establishment of the Litchfield Boys ' Alliance as a club that has for its aim the guidance and character building of all boys in the school. Following the elections in September of members from each class to the Council, this group planned for the year a varied program which included films on personality and talks on various phases of character building and etiquette. The club ' s social highlight of the school year was the Boys ' Alliance first formal dance, the Wild Harvest. This was held in the Community Hall where the students danced amid colorful autumn decorations aid to the rhythm of delightful music. To wind up the year ' s activities, the members of the Alliance selected four softball teams for intramural competition. In all its planning, the Boys ' Alliance Council has had the thought in mind that, It is better to build boys than to mend men. This year ' s officers included: President Bill Lynn Vice President Kenneth Wood Secretary George Templeton Treasurer Vernon Frost Sponsor Mr. C. Coor C44) Girls Learn To Become Homemakers SLIPPING IN UNNOTICED, we attended many of the F.H.A. meetings and watched the girls demonstrate their ability to become tomorrow ' s homemakers. An impressive exhibit illustrat- ing the way the club prepares its members for careers in America ' s future was sent to the Arizona State Fair. Under the leadership of Joanne Johns, president; Betty Ann Couch, vice president; La Nell Henry, secretary; Doris Snydal, treasurer; and Miss Alta Mortensen, sponsor, much has been accomplished by the active members of the Litchfield F.H.A. chapter during the 1948-49 school year. These achievements have been depicted on a bulletin board — the result of the combined talents of the club members. Every girl feels deeply the significance of the F.H.A. creed: We are the Future Homemakers of America We face the future with warm courage, And high hope. For we have the clear consciousness of seeking Old and precious values. For we are the builders of homes, Homes for America ' s future. Homes where living will be the expression of everything That is good and fair. Homes where truth and love and security and faith Will be realities, not dreams. We are the Future Homemakers of America We face the future with warm courage And high hope. STANDING: Swenson, Ehemann, Cox, Sanders, Hancock, Henry, Robinson. Wallick, Crosley, Johns, Miss Mortenson. SEATED: Duncan, Rivera. Couch, Allen, Mernaqh. Snydal, Carney. (45) STANDING: Frost. Sanders. Wood. Guest. Lopez, Sowers, Heisel. Gaillard, Groulx, Mack, Evans. Mrs. Jamison. SEATED: Hansel, Allen. Damron. Keese, Couch. Johns. Snydal. Armstrong. Wallick. Many Students Enter Contest WE ATTENDED EACH DIVISION of the 1949 Declamation Contest for Litchfield High School because we knew how much preparation the students had made for this. The Declamation Contest, an annual event, was under the direction of Mrs. Juanita Jamison, the speech instruc- tor. On the evening of Monday, February 28, the following students participated in the ora- torical division: Ona Allen, Crystal Armstrong, Wanda Damron, Rose Marie Evans, Elwood Gaillard, Millie Groulx, Jack Guest, Pete Lopez, Carol Mack, and Kenneth Wood. The win- ners were Jack Guest, first place; Ona Allen, second place; and Crystal Armstrong, third. Millie Groulx, Harriette Hansel, Ray Heisel, Joanne Johns, Jacque Sanders, and Lavina Sowers competed in dramatic readings on the evening of Monday, March 7. Those placing this time were Ray Heisel, first; Lavina Sowers, second; and Millie Groulx, third. The humorous readings were given on the afternoon of Monday, March 21. On this occasion, Doris Snydal won first place and Elwood Gaillard and Betty Ann Couch tied for second. Other students who participated at this time were Edythe Keese, Vernon Frost, and Nancy Wallick. (46) Desert Howl Wins Many Honors I TOLD YOU to get that theater ad three days ago. Where is it? Where ' s the correction fluid? If you people don ' t get your stories in on time, we ' ll cut the paper down two pages each issue. These were the frequent battle cries that were heard in the journalism class as the year 1948-49 passed quickly on the calendar. But never discouraged, the class put forth much effort and came through with flying colors. Through the work and guidance of Mr. Borg, and with the assistance of two editors, Carol Crosley and Bill Lynn, the DESERT HOWL became one of the best mimeographed papers in Arizona, in spite of the lack of adequate room. This bi-monthly publication was read with interest by parents, alumni, and adult sub- scribers, as it grew in size and content through the course of the year. With extras appear- ing for all the important events, the senior journalists have been one of the most busily and noisily occupied classes in L.H.S. The school paper has won many prizes, and is a member of the Quill and Scroll Society, and has always done its best in presenting the news to the student body. On May 7 of this year the Desert Howl won first place among the mimeographed papers in the annual state contest for school newspapers conducted by the University of Arizona. STANDING: Lopez, Jamison, Lynn. Mr. Borg. Goodgame, Guest, man. Ehemann. Cox, Willbem. SEATED: Crosley, AUcman. Carney. Sowers, Harde- (47) y BACK: Brownlie. McNeil. Gaillard. Wilson. Sheppard. Williams. Crandall. Scott. Brinker. Rivera. Brittsan, Baker. Mernagh, Evans. CENTER: Templeton, Lynn. Wallick, Cunningham. Hancock. Peterson, Brown, Belluzzi. Lopez. Laguna, Fulks. Shackelford, Taylor, Carney. FRONT: Padilla, Jamison, Sniiiin, Duncan, Groulx, Delgadillo, Moreno, Aruizu, Acosta. Craigo, P. Ackman. Keese, Armstrong. Chorus Provides Musical Entertainment THE BEAUTIFUL MELODY of the voices of Litchfield High School ' s A Cappella Choir under the able direction of Mr. W. J. Bahn has given pleasure to numerous audiences during the school year. Early in the season the choir broadcast from the Arizona State Fair a program in con- junction with bands from other Valley schools. Also early in December the choir was featured over KOY on Bill Lester ' s program, Caval- cade of Christmas Music. At the annual Christmas Pageant at L.H.S. the beauty of the Christmas story and the tableaux were greatly enhanced by the choir ' s singing the familiar Christmas carols as well as such numbers as Beautiful Savior, March of the Three Kings, and Today There Is Ringing. On March 15, Music Night, the choir sang both religious and secular selections. Among the former were Adoranus Te Christe, Cherubim Song, To Thee We Sing, and Thee with Tender Care. It ' s a Grand Night for Singing, Oh, What a Beautiful Morning, The Erie Canal, and This Is My Country were the secular numbers. The girls ' trio composed of La Nell Henry, Corinne Dudley, and Jean Cunningham sang the Brahm ' s ' Lullaby. A boys ' trio, Elwood Gaillard, George Jamison, and Bill Lynn told the story of the Piazza Tragedy in song. (48) BACK: Manning. Henry. Reese. Allen, Palmer, O ' Neil, Lopez, Ray. CENTER: C. Mack. Warren, Swenson, Turpin, Needham. T. Mack, J. Ackman. FRONT: J. Snydal. B. Dudley. D. Syndal, Sowers, C. Dudley, Schwartzkopf, Mr. Bahn. THE A CAPPELLA CHOIR has entertained the Community Club on several occasions and has sung at assembly programs at Chandler and at Tolleson. On May 10, it participated in the North Valley Music Festival at Glendale; and as a grand climax for the school year made a trip to Phoenix where records were made of some of the choir ' s favorite songs. The prologue, the candle lighters, the readers, and the verse choir at the Christmas Pageant. Stu- dents pictured are George Jami- son, Carol Crosley, Harriette Han- sel, Frank Goodgame, Jack Guest, Vernon Frost, Joe Lipscomb, Phil Tomlinson, George Templeton, Lloyd Stone, George McNeil. Billy Hardison, and Dick Kingsbury. (49) ;r - Mary and the angels watch over the crib of the Christ Child Beautiful Scenes Enchance Xmas Pageant THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PAGEANT was presented by the students of the Litchfield Schools on the evening of December 21 and 22 in the gym. After the prologue, which set the mood for the occasion, came the impressive can dlelight processional. Then the readers began the beloved Christmas story. As it unfolded, the words were illustrated by beautiful scenes on the stage; and the beauty of these were enhanced by the Christmas carols — old and new. Some were sung by the grade school choir, and others by the very fine L.H.S. A Cappella Choir. After the last scene of the very moving tableaux, a boys ' verse choir gave the benediction which was ended with a seven-fold amen by the choir. , ' ?T -(tf J) (SO), Shepherds gaze at the light of the Bethle- hem Star. . . . Shepherds spread the glad tidings. . . . Little angels come to worship at the crib of the Child Jesus. The Wiseman bring their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. . . . Shepherds and Wisemen worship at the crib of the Newborn King. . . . Children love the Christ- mas story. (51) BACK: Dudley, Henry. Ray. Ackman, O ' Neil. Snitfen. K. N edham. CENTER: Roach. Hansel, Cunningham. D. Snydal. Groulx. H. Needham. McMillan. FRONT: Clarino. Craigo. Tucker. Rivera. Wood. Brinker. Mack. Band Practices For Glendale Music Festival THE HARMONIOUS BLENDING of notes from various instruments could be heard each day issuing from the Community Hall at 2:30 in the afternoon as the Litchfield High School band practiced under the direction of Mr. W. J. Bahn, who led the boys and girls through snappy marches, medleys of old familiar tunes, and overtures. Probably the most colorful public appearance the band made was en New Year ' s Day when it marched in the huge Salad Bowl Parade in Phoenix. Prior to that, it had played a medley of carols at the school ' s Christmas assembly. On Music Night, the band entertained with several selections. During some of the tricky marches Corinne Dudley and La Nell Henry twirled their batons. A trumpet quartet composed of Millie Groulx, Harriette Hansel, Jean Cunningham, and Charles Roach played Loch Lomond. A short concert was also presented on Patrons ' Night. The members of the band climaxed the year by being a part of the mass band composed of all North Valley band members which presented a concert at Glendale on May 10. (52) ON A STARLIT NIGHT, to the exotic strains of an orchestra, a royal procession led to an ancient castle where Lavina Sowers crowned Frank Goodgame and Carol Crosley as Sir Knight and His Lady Fair of the Winter Fantasy. Following the little crown bearers, Wally Bahn and Karen Coor, come the attendants from tha various classes: Earl Brown and Pearl Carney, Dick Kingsbury and Wanda Damron, Phil Tripp and Jean Cunningham, Terry Mack and Pat Ackman. The reception committee of the Winter Fantasy and their escorts. This committee received praise for a lovely dance. ... At the Wild Harvest formal Harriette Hansel and her escort dance, while others relax. Carol Crosley, Queen of the Winter Fan- tasy, dances with her escort, Ronald Craigo. . . . Phyllis Mernagh and Elwyn Quacken- bush, Jacque Sanders and Frank Goodgame, are among the couples who enjoy the Boys ' Alliance dance. (54) EVERYONE ENJOYED DANCING in the beautifully decorated hall, at the formal given by the Boys ' Alliance. . . . Happy faces are seen under the stars at the Winter Fantasy, the formal given by the Girls ' League. (55) THE SOFT STRAINS of Forever and Ever fill the air; and as the students dance, they think to themselves that this year ' s Junior-Senior Prom is indeed an event to remember forever and ever. Before the dance the Juniors were hosts at the Forty-Niners banquet. The theme was developed by attractive programs and clever speeches. The smiling faces in the picture indicate the enjoyment that this occasion brought to all who were present. (56) 3. THE LONG AWAITED JUNIOR-SENIOR PROM is under way and enjoying the gala occasion as they dance to the smooth music of the orchestra are Pattie Ackman and Terry Mack, Janet Brittsan and George McNeil, Phyllis Mernagh and James Ackman, Beverly Duncan and Ronnie Chappie, and Daphine McAbee and Elwyn Quackenbush. (57) ED MONTY MAKES spectacular jump at April Frolics. . . . Willie Fulks takes a curve at a fast pace. ... A group of L.H.S. girls are they. . . . Marking the field for the game. . . . Girls pose during the lunch hour. . . . Swing your partner. . . . The winning couples in the schottish contest. . . . What does James have on the end of the rope? (58) WHY SO GLUM, Freshie? Think of next year. . . . Step lively, Freshmen. ... On your knees, hurry. . . . Again the new look. . . . Glenda in all her grandeur. . . . Another freshman. . . . Enjoying the initiation. . . . She looks like a Ziegfield girl. (59) STELLA COX. . . . Priscilla Tucker. . . . Betty Gable. ... I am thy humble servant. . . . Allah Salaam! ... It belongs to Kyle. . . . What evil lurks in the hearts of men. . . . Parties of the first and second parts. . . . Laundromat-freshman style. . . . Oh, PLEASE don ' t! . . . You wanna ' do it? (60) KING COTTON, the theme of the L.ff.S. float. . . . Jacqulynn Sanders— Litchfield ' s Salad Bowl princess. . . . Carmen Turpin practices the day before. . . . Four L.H.S. girls ready to leave for somewhere. . . . Lit chfield ' s band marches in the Salad Bowl parade. . . . And speak- ing of bowls. . . . (61) HELLO, TO YOU, too . . . Nellie and Mr. Hyde. . . . Don Wingfield and Pearl Carney danc- ing at the senior party. . . . How Thomas has changed! . . . Carol Mack entertains with some music. . . . Frank Goodgame and Carol Crosley enjoy a joke as they dance. (62) REFLECTING upon a banker ' s life. . . . Studious, studious, and Doris. ... Ah, the lovely hair. . . . The cafeteria line. . . . In my solitude. . . . Frank is content with life. . . . And so are Jacque and Freddie. ... 190 pounds plus pads. (63) GOOD-BYE! See you tomorrow! . . . Naturalists at work. . . . Everybody is busy. . . . Where ' s the scotch tape? ... Mr. Webb gets ready to take L.H.S. students to a game. . . . Eny, Meeny, Miny, and where ' s Moe? . . . Marylee and Carol. (64) M INSIDE THE L is pictured the Litchfield Football team, winner of the Valley Conference cham- pionship. Surrounding the L are pics of school life. Girls boarding bus to Girls ' League Convention. Boys and girls decorating the goal posts before a football game. Seniors selling candy to raise funds for publication of the annual and scenes from April Frolics. (65) fj THE 1949 WICKIUP is an extra-curricular activity of the Senior Class. In order to publish the book, the class successfully carried out various projects in which all members of the group participated; and so all seniors are responsible for the success of its publication. However, in addition to students who are named elsewhere, others who fulfilled spe- cial assignments should be given recognition. The staff writers included Millie Groulx, Nellie Jean Robinson, Doris Snydal, Lavina Sowers, Carol Mack, Olga Moreno, and Bill Lynn. The group responsible for the snapshot pages was composed of George Jamison, Car- men Turpin, Jacque Sanders, and Bill Lynn. The typing was done by Mary Garcia, Pearl Carney, Carmen Turpin, and June Swen- son, while Sally Allen, Bill Hillenius, Josie Moreno, and Lavina Sowers helped the busi- ness manager sell the annuals. BEVERLY DUNCAN, Editor P A % (66) When we want to buy, we look through the advertisements of the L. H. S. Wickiup! ADVERTISING MANAGERS FRANK GOODGAME JACK GUEST GEORGE JAMISON PETE LOPEZ READING THE ANNUAL Brings cherished memories in future years. In recalling the musical activities in your school, give a thought to our firm that has been serving the schools of Arizona for 68 years with satisfac- tory Pianos, Organs and Chimes. REDEWILL MUSIC CO. Established 1881 222 W. Washington St. Phoenix Estrella ' Oista fodge Rentals — Picnics Swimming Pool BOWMAN DRUG GOODYEAR PRESCRIPTIONS Films Cameras Toiletries Complete Cigarettes Fountain Candy Service Cigars HAAS-BARUCH CO., Inc. m) 7r O ' MALLEY GLENDALE LUMBER CO. LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIAL PAINT — HARDWARE — GLASS KIMSUL INSULATION Good Luck, Seniors of 1949 Corner of Central and Grand — Glendale. Arizona ALL CRAFT MACHINE WORKS AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS — PARTS ACCESSORIES Gas Signal Oil — Lubrication Phone Litchfield 410 AVONDALE Ed Sieges Richard Rhodes (68) Congratulations to the Class of 1949 School Sports Supply Company 220 North 7th Avenue PHOENIX, ARIZONA Serving the Schools of the Southwest ' Litchfield Park Cleaners AND HABADASHERS COMPLETE LAUNDRY — DRY CLEANING — TAILORING (69) J. G. BOSWELL COMPANY GOOD LUCK, SENIORS «a$6- LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZONA GOODYEAR FARMS COODj?YEAR LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZONA GOODYEAR SERVICE STATIONS TIRES AND TUBES WASHING - GREASING - GASOLINE - OIL - ACCESSORIES LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZONA GOODYEAR, ARIZONA (70) WE SERVE- HOME MADE PIES, CAKES, BREAD, ROLLS and PASTRIES SPECIAL ORDERS TAKEN LITCHFIELD CAFE The Home of Fine Meals Ray Zieske, Proprietor Phone 403 CLASS DISMISSED... ftr tveryont tut m ' e e e Good el ' summer vacation ! You forget about homework, get a job and earn lome extra money, or just concentrate on having fun! At leait you ' ll have a change. But I never get a vacation. I ' m on the job day and night —winter and summer— always REDDY to serve you. Guess I should envy you, but I don ' t ! Nope, I ' m happy with my job »f making life happier, healthi- er and easier for folks. And that ' s what makes the world go ' round — lots of folks sticking to their chosen jobs. I ' m glad that my life is dedicated to giving better and better service at the lowest possible cost. RtJJy CiloMfoti (71) Schneider ' s COLDWATER DRUG MERCANTILE STORE COMPANY EXTENDS ITS BEST WISHES CONGRATULATIONS SENIOR CLASS TO THE GRADUATING ♦ ♦ SENIORS ♦ OF ' 49 AVONDALE, ARIZONA WIGWAM McGREW COMMERCIAL PRINTERY.m.. GOLF CLUB ♦ V. O. ALLEN Professional Printers of this A Annual ♦ I) Printery Building 208 West Adams Street Qood Luck, Seniors Phoenix, Arizona Phone 4-4768 (72) STONE Rexall CLASS OF ' 49 DRUGS LITCHFIELD PARK ALEKSANDER ♦ STUDIO THE PRESCRIPTION STORE WISHES YOU SUCCESS ♦ IN YEARS TO COME Congratulations, Graduates of 336 West McDowell — 1949 — Phoenix Graduation Announcements GOOD LUCK, SENIORS Calling Cards LITCHFIELD Diplomas Josten ' s Treasure-Craft Jewelry- BARBER SHOP Caps and Gowns WHITIE GODWIN Medals and Trophies AUTREY BROTHERS Compliments of . . . 2254 Lawrence Street DENVER 2, COLORADO SAM DeWITT, Representative Otto Stein Music Exchange (Formerly TRICKS) 205 W. Adams Phoenix, Arizona (73) COMPLIMENTS OF THE WESTSIDE RANCH SUPPLY CO LUMBER Phone 306 RUSS BRINKER, Pres. - HARDWARE — PLUMBING BUILDING SUPPLIES Avondale, Arizona TED MACK, Asst. Mgr. MARSTON SUPPLY COMPANY OFFICE, SCHOOL, CHURCH, THEATRE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES ATHLETIC GOODS 324 North Central Avenue Phone 3-5611 PHOENIX, ARIZONA P. O. Drawer 1390 Compliments of ABRAHAM ' S Stores Conveniently Located LITCHFIELD PARK — GOODYEAR — BUCKEYE and BUCKEYE PHARMACY E. T. W. COULTER REAL ESTATE — INSURANCE BONDS Box 594, Avondale Phone 837 — Litchfield Park QUICKS MUSIC STORE LEEDY DRUMS Everything for the Band and Orchestra Musicians King and Bach Band Instruments 33 East Monroe Street Phone 3-2947 PHOENIX, ARIZONA (74) BEST WISHES RALPH WATKINS CHEVROLET COMPANY BUCKEYE, ARIZONA THE TREND IS TO THE TIMES . . . For Local Advertising . . . For Local News Ihe Arizona ©tmea Now a Hometown Evening Newspaper STANDARD Insurance Agency E. H. BRINGHURST- President INSURANCE IS OUR BUSINESS NOTHING ELSE 35 West Jefferson Phone 4-1135 l d. Mcdonald You say you ' re tired of school, my son; Your work in this world has just begun The time is now to make your plans; America ' s fate lies in your hands! BUCKEYE, ARIZONA SHELL PRODUCTS (75) vAV . « v 1 j rw v-no© J. D. HALSTEAD LUMBER CO. Ji ONE FOOT OR A MILLION «1 K ttMmnmm Congratulations, Seniors BUILDING MATERIAL There ' s No Store Just Like Yard 47 West A Avenue PORTERS GLENDALE, ARIZONA The West ' s Most Western Store BEST WISHES o Sport and Casual Clothes B ? •k Luggage and Leather Goods SENIORS Ranch and Western Apparel Patio and Gift Wares •k Cameras and Sporting Goods SANDS © AND MOTOR CO. PORTER SADDLES -) Band and Orchestra Instruments Sheet Music — Pianos — Radios COMPLIMENTS Records — Repair Everything Musical OF DAWSON MUSIC CO. 126-132 W. Adams Street 3-3809 4-3745 ARIZONA TRADE PROMPT ATTENTION TO MAIL ORDERS BINDERY, INC. Telephone 3-1485 BINDERS OF MACKS BICYCLE STORES THE ' 49 WICKIUP WE SERVICE WHAT WE SELL Schwinn-Built Bicycles 311 West Monroe 325 W. Adams Street PHOENIX D. W. Mack McElgunn Phoenix, Arizona (76) -L FOXWORTH-McCALLA LUMBER COMPANY LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIAL Contract and Retail Wholesale and Retail Hardware Building Materials F. O. BOX 3617 PHOENIX, ARIZONA PHONE 4-8411 ROSEi hi nm turn WH BEST WISHES AND GREETINGS SOUTHWEST FLOUR AND FEEDCO. GLENDALE STORE KISER MOTOR SERVICE DODGE TRUCKS Dodge and Plymouth Dealers Phone Glendale 431 — Phoenix 3-8792 BENDIX AUTOMATIC Laundry AVONDALE CIRCLE Soft Water — Half Hour Service Phone L. P. 482 CONGRATULATIONS, SENIORS FROM THE CUSTARD CUP AVONDALE, ARIZONA GOOLD ' S GROCERY AVONDALE, ARIZONA (77) —RETAIL STORES — Howard Stofft Tucson • Yuma Stationers Yuma RETAIL STORES Peterson, Brooke Sterner Prescort • PBS W Saiford 530 West Washington PHOENIX Phone 2-2301 . COMPLETE FURNISHINGS FOR SCHOOL ■ CHURCH - OFFICE INDUSTRY ARIZONA DISTRIBUTORS ROYAL TYPEWRITERS MIMEOGRAPH DUPLICATORS VICTOR ADDING MACHINES DITTO DUPLICATORS ELLIOTT ADDRESSING MACHINES EDIPHONES AMERICAN SEATING COMPANY A SERVICE ORGANIZATION FOR ARIZONA ' you can be SURE.. ,« if its Westinyioi ouse Compliments of Westinghouse Electric Supply Company Phoenix, Arizona Seven Stores To Serve You Wherever you are in Central Arizona, you ' ll find a Stapley store nearby, stocked with practically everything you need for the farm and home. Phoenix - G ' .endale • Mesa • Chandler Buckeye - Casa Grande - Coolidge 10.S.STABLEY CemfMtup (78) L HAMMOND SOAP CHEMICAL COMPANY MANUFACTURERS DISTRIBUTORS Soap Cleaners Insecticides Disinfectants Waxes Sanitary Supplies Floor Finishes Phone 8-5307 PHOENIX, ARIZONA 115 W. Jackson St Office Printing Rubber THOMAS E. LAMB Supplies Stamps Notary and Corporation Seals MEAT SUPPLY Servicing Retail BOWER s p tTS g er s y CO. Inc. Stores and Restaurants TEMPE, ARIZONA Phone 4-3113 Phone 642 404 Mill Ave. WALTER BUTLER COMPLIMENTS OF MOTORS COMMUNITY Your Friendly Ford Dealer Since 1929 HARDWARE BUCKEYE, ARIZONA AVONDALE CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES GRADUATES Rnj £mk from ZjAisaU PRODUCTS CO. Cabinets — Moulding — Millwork PHOENIX, ARIZONA RADIOS — RECORDS WIRE RECORDER 231 North First Avenue Phoenix Phone 4-5676 (79) Establishing and maintaining a good bank connection is important to young men and women, particu- larly to those who hope to become the business and professional leaders of tomorrow. These young men and women who establish a banking connection by opening a savings account and add- TO)jpKROW ' S ing to it regularly . . . who consult the bank about their plans for the future . . . who win and keep the confidence of their banker . . . have gained a valuable, life-long ally. The Valley National Bank cordially welcomes the accounts, and friend- ships of all sincere, ambitious young men and women. VALUE V NATIONAL BANK MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION JlaAq lt fyiwaMcial pH t ib Uu m. Ut tUe RocJiy Mo tta t Stated. (80] TV U jm- ' t-i fc .. ■«?- Lap ;. ... ' V S i I SHU ' ' ■■—S iW ■ • ' •- ' -. NB K •H tt •• ' MifiV, - ' a ”
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