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Page 31 text:
"High School Hoboes" invaded the homes of
Midland residents during the early years of MHS
history. A warm spring day, near the end of the
school term, ushered in this "big event." Towns-
men were warned by advance notices stating the
date of the "invasion." Students and faculty,
equally enthusiastic, entered into the spirit of the
Sometime before noon, these hoboes dressed
in rags and tatter., visited the homes of the villagers
to find delicious ' hobo fare" ready and waiting.
Assembling in a shady area along Bad River, the
picnickers spent a wonderful day, shared a bounti-
ful meal, and departed with pleasant memories.
The "best dressed" were awarded prizes for their
efforts. This traditional event was abandoned near
the end of the 20's and other activities took its
"Hark, hark! The dogs do bark!
The hobos are loose in the town .
Some in rags, some in tags,
And some in velvet gowns."
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Carnival day with merrymaking and booths, started
in l932, is now an annual MHS activity. Held since then,
during the autumn months and somewhat changed in form,
it has come to be a gala event that is anticipated by stu-
dents and community. Per-
haps one of the more important
modifications is the election of
royalty. In the fall of l935,
Clara Fosheim, now Mrs. Roy
Roseth, became the first car-
nival queen. The following
year a king was elected for the
first time.. ln l958, Sonia
Meyers and Jerry Nemec, Jr.
reigned. It is interesting to
note that Sonia is the niece of
Mrs. Roseth .
Page 30 text:
Lettermen, all who participated in MHS athletics, boys. The cheerleaders traditionally prepare the
and faculty were honored guests at a banquet held tdale decorations and favors . A short program followed
in St. Philomena's hall. the meal. Talks by students and members of the
This event, held annually during the past nine faculty were given.
years, is planned and sponsored by the mothers of the
an in aflrdfic acfiuifiw.
FIRST ROW: Left to Right: L. Jones, S . Ellis, N . Schofield, M. Nemec, S . Hanson, J. Schwulm. SECOND ROW: S . Joy, B. Schilling, J.
Saucerman, M. Foster, J . Jarman, L. Anderson, S . Anderson. THIRD ROW: E. Haddock, Coach, M. Schilling, K. Wheeler, K. Olesen, T,
Fosheim, S . Meyers, G. Snook, J . Anderson, J , Fosheim, B . Sheeley. FOURTH ROW: R. Dinsmore, P. Nemec, A. Nemec, G . Wheeler, C.
Nemec, S . Sammons, K. Root.
Page 32 text:
King Jerry and Queen Sonia leave the Royal Court
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Queen Sonia crowns Sr. Princess, Christine Nemec
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Sonia Meyers and Jerry Nemec, Junior Candidates,
were crowned Carnival King and Queen for the yea:
i958-'59 at the annual event held since 1932.
Attendants were KLEFT TO RIGHTJ Elves--Harlur
Schwalm, Budd Woitte. FIRST ROW: Gordon Hunt,
Suzannah Marshall, Queen Sonia, King Jerry, Shar
Stroppel, Delilsiie Slammons. SECOND ROW: Audrey
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Woodland elves search for
King and Queen.
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