Mount Vernon Academy - Treasure Chest Yearbook (Mount Vernon, OH)

 - Class of 1940

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ll H1 nf 9 -Q4 ANNLM XLNIBI I Ihr, Spirit or 'H V A 1 Ufhg UNI 5 V511 4 TREK IRI' H T f 1 I 4 I l , 1 ll ..'.Vf.- il of , 1 - . . . p:x'1l ul NY X.fX. xv pxxlnlwlff-ri :xltf-r:z,vf A u Lux rlurm- thff -nhwl W-.nr 1.113--1-" QQ nfi CI.-ws Lmtxf-r, :Pwr li, i' 34. 45 , f- nl Nlt. Nr-rzmz., Ohm, uml--r IM-- .I ,A , 1-', edloatlon O the one vxho IS fum and fan' 1n hm dec1s1ons wh: hws dally llved hm sermons who has planted 1n our hearts ls 100ted that they can novel pw s away to Elder R F Far ley the studente of 1940 affe- t1o mately dedlcate thls Annual RICHARD F FARLEY Pastor O O J Y ',' ' ' . . . . . I r ' 7 e, ' ' I , ' g and minds high ideals so deep- c S 'Q . . " , , . :- I CON'I'EN'I'S ALL 0F US SCHO0L DAYS 0Ull LEADERS WIIAT WE IIO WHERE WE BUY The Administration Building Page Six llllll LE Illllli' Principal HEN you come to Mount Vernon Academy, one of the places you will Want to visit is the Business Office. As you enter the door, the first thing you will see, is the smiling face of Marjorie Herdman. who is "Miss Information." She also keeps the labor reports of the school. As you look a little farther on, into a small room. you will see Ethel Cole. industriously typing Professor Lovell's letters. In the treasurer's office, Mrs. Kelley, Lillian Robinson, and Clara Haines keeps the school's books and make out the month- ly statements. Through another door, at the rear of the lobby, you will see a very important part of Mount Vernon Academy - Professor Lovell - seated at his desk, studying out some school problem or dictating into his Ediphone. "Mount Vernon Academy, Speaking," Page Seven lzl ALL 0F US I940 SENIURS President FRANCES BROWN "I"rr1n1'iz"' Vice Pres. of tht: Senior Class '40 EDWARD MILLER "Eli" Sargt. at Arms Boy's Club '38 Boy's Glee Club '39 Chorus '39 Vice. Pres. of Boy's Club '40 Spirit Campaign Leader '40 Assist. Advertising Manager of The Treasure Chest '40 Assist. Sec'y', of the Sabbath School Sargzt. at Arms of the Senior Class '40 URSULA BRUCK Assist. Editor of the .Spirit '39 Assist, Circulation Nlanagm-I of Annual '40 EDWARD JOHNSON "Er1r1ir"' Sargt. at Arms of the Sophomore Class '38 Advertising Nlanager of Spirit '38, '39 Sargt. at Arms of junior Class '39 MARJORIE HERDMAN ".llfzry1" Girls Club Pri-s. '40 Tl. Y. Society Lr-urls-r '40 Serfy. of the Sturle-nt Assoc. '40 Leader of Srs. in Annual Cani- paign '40 Circulation Mana er of Annu '40 Chorus '40 ROBERT BROWN Q "Bob" ' l"reas Of the junior Class '39 l'reas of the Boy's Club '39 freas. of the Student Assoc. '40 l'reas. of the Senior Class '40 Art Editor of the Treasure Chest '40 Business Man 40 ager of the Spirit ETHEL COLE Sec'y. of the Seminar '38 Pianist of the Seminar '38 Vice. Pres. of the Cirl's Club '40 Pianist of the Seminar '40 Pianist of the lVl. V. Society '40 Prayer Band Leader '40 Sec'y. of the Senior Class '40 CARLTON KRAFT Assist. Sec'y. of Seminar '39 Prayer Band Leader '40 Seminar Leader '40 Senior Class Pastor '40 RUTH CORDER "Ru tl1ie" Vice Pres. of Freshman Class '37 Rep. of Freshmen in Student Assoc. '37 Sec'y, of Nl, V. Society '38 Treas. of Sophomore Class '38 Assoc. Editor of the Spirit '39 Sec'y. of the junior Class '39 Sec'y. and Treas. of the Village Cirl's Club Editor of Spirit '40 Pres. of Girl's Club '40 Vice Pres. of the Student Assoc. '40 Chorus '37, '38, '39, '40 WILLIAM VOGT -Lilly" Chorus '38, '39, '40 BETTY GERST "Toby" Chorus '38, '39, '40 Pianist of Student Assoc. '38, '40 Vice Pres. of the Sophomores Girl's Glee Club '38, '39 Vice Pres. of the junior Class '39 Social Sec'y. of Student Assoc. '39 Assist. Sabbath School Lender '40 Editor of the Treasure Chest '40 'Sb WILERED ROBINSON "Buster" Sargt, at Arms Freshman Class '37 Pres. of the Sophomore Class '33 Cen. Manager of the Spirit and Annual '38 Pres. of Student Assoc. '40 Assist., Gen. Manager of Spirit and Annual '40 ESTHER OLDHAM Prayer Band Leader '39, '40 Sabbath School Teacher '40 Assist. Leader of the Sabbath School '40 KENNETH SHULTZ "Seed" junior Rep. in Student Assoc. '39 junior Class President '39 Pres Bo 's Club '40 - Y Sr. Class Rep. in Student Assoc. '40 MINNTE KIEHL ltMin7! Prayer Band Leader '40 Treas. of Cirl's Club '40 PHIL MANNON "Henry" Chorus '38, '39, '40 Boys Clee Club '38, '39 Cen. Manager of the Spirit .:n. Annual '40 EVA MARCH "Mun-lLie" Dorm Reporter of the Spirit Staff Choir '40 Chorus '40 WAYNE BEHNER "Dimples" EVELYN PERDEW "Evie" Class Poet '37, '38, '39, '40 RONALD MOTT "Mot:y" Assistant Preceptor Leader of the Seminar '33 Leader of M. V. Society '40 Advertising Manager of the An nual '40 HAROLD LINDSAY Director of Music for Nl. V. So- ciety '39 Director of Music for S. 5. '39 Assist, director for Church Ser- vice '39 Pastor of junior Class '39 Assist. Leader of S. S. '40 J. GRANVILLE NEWLON Snap Shot Editor on Annual Stag EVELYN RALLS "Snazzy" EVELYN FARLEY "Ellie" Sec'y. and Treas. of the Fresn- man Class '37 Pianist of Student Assoc. '37, '38 Circulation Manager of Spirit '40 Leader of M. V. Society '40 DOROTHY RANDOLPH "lmttie" Chorus '40 HELEN OLDHAM Assistant 5. S. Sec'y. '40 Chorus '40 WILDA RUSSELL Pianist for Girl's Cluh ' DALE INGERSOLL MARGARET CAMPBEL1 "Maggie" Chorus '40 RUTH FRENCH "Ru thie" Prayer Band Leader '38 Chorus '38, '39 1,106 Fourteen Mllllh IENT EXEIHI CONSLCRATION SERVICE CONCRELAIIONAL HYNIN No D94 Ch11St 111 S1111 INWOCATIONI F B 11 STRING TRIO MIS L01 Cll P1 OfGSSO1 Edu 11clS Eldu F ulsy CONSECRATION ADDRESS A C ECA11111 RESPONSE VOCAL DUE1 br NFDIC FIUN PROCESSIONAL INVOCATION VOCAL SOLO BACCALAUREA rs BENEDICTION Callton K1 1ft WllLX Ifoxxlu .md H11Old L111dS'1y BACCALAUREATE 1111 W7llll5KJ1l P1 O CSSO1 OSbO111 Elclu W M RObb111S R1lph S1111pSO11 SPJRMON C1 R C11tC1 CLASS NIGHT PROGRAM CLASS MARCli CLASS SONG INVOCATION WELCOME ADDRESS PIANO SOLO MARIMBA DUET CLASS ORAIION HISTORICAL SKETCH CLASS POFM L H Kmgn M15 Maudc WOlfC GIOUP C3IltOH K1f1ft Ursula Blugk Betty GerSt ExCl5n Ff11lCy Md1JOI16 HC1d111 111 EStheI Oldh 1111 Wllfled ROb111SO11 MHIJOIIG Heldman NIIYED QUARTI I O 1 11d Mott Ha1 Old Lmdsay Betty Cust MIHIIIC Kmhl PRESENZAIION OF GIIT VOCAL SOLO VALEDICTORY DEDICATION OF ANNUAL PEP SONG BENEDICIION PROCESSIONAI INVOCATION VOCAL DUET CONIMLINCEMI N1 ADDRESS PRESENTATION OF DIPLONIAS COMMENCEMENT Edxxfud M1lle1 Halold Lmdsay Ruth CO1dE1 Kenneth Shultz GIOUP Dile IDgG1S0ll M1S V P Loxell Elde1 C B1uCl 111cl MIS H R Ve.1Cl1 Elde1 N S AShtOn P1OfcSSO1 V P LOx ell VIOLIN SOIO P1DfuSO1 D R Edxxdmlx J s I1xEDIC11O1x E R CU1ClCl ll 0 Nl A' ' l A ' ' ' ll ' f 1 I l I L ' l l , 1 l I' ' ' ' ' I 1' .,.,.....,..,......,,......,........,,.......... . 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' ' I T F ' . 1 Y ' - 1- - V .1 15' ' .....,,........,.,...,....,....,.1.....,.,,...,...,......,..........,...,...,..,,,. .1..,.. , .. , . - 1' 1 1 CE l0R CLA'S ' NG We are leaving the school of Mount Vernon, Which we've learned to cherish so dearg And it tugs upon the heart As we from it soon must part For the call of Gods work we can hear So we ll follow the light that has led us Through these days of our study and fun For weve chosen red and gold And they stand for sp1r1ts bold Till we finish the task weve begun Like the eagle we re ever ascending Soaring over the peaks to success Courage classmates brave and true For we have a work to do And we evei must all do our best We shall never forget what youve taught Teachers schoolmates so loyal and true As to greater heights we rise And our goal before us lies So we bid you all a fond adzeu AIM Over the Peaks to Success MOTTO boarmg to Greater Heights VVATCHWORD Ascending t R CLA HI T HE history of the Senior Class dates back to the spring of 1937 when elex en freshies made their debut as the futuie class of 1940 Slowly but surely they stand not as the original eleven freshies but as thirty two enthusiastx seniors ready to face the realities of life Though they may be blind to the future they can behold with undimmed eye the events of the past which will henceforth be termed as h1storv As nearly as possible thex will endeivoi to give you a glimpse of the personnel of the class which the5 hope will prove interesting A boy who 1S dependable and trustworthy is our president Fussell Behner By his faithfulness and patient endeavors he has at last uided us into the harbor of success Many have been the obstacles that have loomed before the class as huge barriers yet each time Russell has spurned difficulties QCOntmued on page stxtyj 7 ! Q ' ' us EWIU S URY l they have at last gained the highest peak of their academic career and now 7 I . . ,, . ,. 5 . - i. .C Page Fifteen Nllllt' Officers NOTHER link has been added to our chain of life as one more school year has drawn to it's close. It harly seems possible that we, who so short a time ago were "the Freshies of '38," are now the Juniors of 1940. Two years ago, when we were only Freshmen, we were proud of our large class of twenty-three members. Since then we have grown until we have nearly doubled that number, making our class the largest in the school. In quality, as in quantity, our Junior Class ranks high. You will find this statement more true as we hastily sketch over some of the talent that is displayed in our class. In our class, two students returned to Mount Vernon last fall with scholar- ships earned by a summer spent in canvassing. These students were Olive Faber and Marguerite Buzzard. Musical talent is not lacking among us either. What would M. V. A. be like without Robert Szana and his accordian? Or Eva Glaunsinger who is capable of playing either the saxophone or the guitar? Two of the clarinet- ists of the school are Robert Franzina and Carol Hackleman, both Junior boys. Carol also has ability as a vocalist. Page Sixteen 'We Juniors are quite studious. too. You will always see the names of Jean Carr, Mary Catherine Bee. Irene Corder. Betty Carol Ashton. and Clara Haines near the top of any period or semester Honor Roll. We chose Joseph Carpenter to be our president.--to lead our most honor- able class on to victory. Everyone likes Joe for he never fails to have a cheery word and smile for all he meets. Joe's right hand man, our vice- president. is Catherine Campbell. whose sweet face you will often find in the school library. Our secretary is one of the tiniest girls o. M.V.A.-Irene Corder. Irene's winning personality more than makes up for her smallness of body, however. In the selection of our treasurer. we wanted to find the one who would be the most trustworthy. so we chose Samuel Lee. None other is better fitted to be our sergeant-at-arms than Jack Snider. Clarence Haldeman, that boy who is so eagerly watched by everyone who might be expecting a package from home, is our class pastor. When Professor Lovell told us that we could have both Miss B1 uck and Mis Kelley for our faculty advlsors all of us were overjoyed Their faithful work and that of our officers togethei with the cooperation o ou1 loy al classmates has made oui Junioi Class an outstanding O1g3I'11Z8t101'1 in the school New Seniors FIRST ROW fLeft to Right! twxvcr Smd env- r Cli oe arpe-nlzr in zisz om ani on it erine Cxmiplx fm n ul SFCOND ROW 1 irnex in A h rin 1 sell i xi ini re: 1 :ze-l 1 e- uns iff in iver o A Oldham 1 ir Bulzirc i u er iui Q- Berry Sn 1 Crane in r muy llirw FOURTH ROW Ury i x llir nc iur e ric 'w 1 in 1 , v . . . Q . ' ' ff - , . . ' . ' 3 L- er, lr fir, rler. Nlelvin Xiswdnrlr-r. lvn sun- lIlLl1'f, -I , C ', Nl. U' S fi. l' L. bd . Ce h . ell. Rfler! 51.1 n, l.1l+-en fx f v r. . 1 .-Xlpln YQ Nl. V' C't Q- P Bw-. Ri N A Sl. l .cli. VC' f 'l Spar ulvr. ll. L'ttl, IJ G2 ll. UI 'f Fel , L ls f . Cilarfi ll.1nr's. Xl. guf-rite '. l. I-.lla .ye lx. k . l'e In '. THIRD ROW: .Xlyce ll:-rshberxer. CJ-trol llfxcklenmn, Betty flirol Xsliiun. jeanne Nui!"- H'-l.-.. c't,n........ ...H-1 1,.Ri.r ' 1 - . J.-...i cn... xi ...H o1n,....,. N.. in ' . I at : Clmrle- llaniels. Robert l'r.mzin.i, fi l.e.- Xckf- ni-xii, lilvrlf- 55'l ""1-'- 1 -- 1- ll.nlrlf-mfm, ,Xrtl XX'ilson, C'd l,.,fi'sf1i, Rflerm S.lvl"r. ll-Ally lam- Kohler. Page Seventeen vim um. spur 42 HE Sophomores of 1940 are few yet strong and willing to contribute their part to the activities of the school. Although the class is small. it has an increase in members over that of last year. Illinois. West Virginia. Ken- tucky. Pennsylvania, New York, and especially Ohio are the states represented in the Sophomore Class. Also several Sophomores live in the village of Academia. The members of the Sophomore Class are talented not alone in music but in other lines as well. A small orchestra might be organized by our classmen playing the piano trombone saxaphone guitar string bass and clarinet If you were to xisit M V A you would find members of the Sophomore Class working in the carpentiy shop the piess the laundly the kitchen the plumbing room and on the farm thus showing the d1XQ1SC talents of our members yew'-r New Juniors FIRST ROW tLeft to Rlghtj Nan Tisler Dewey Daw on Qirol Kin le-bert Nlelun une Chaunsln er Donald P u lrn um on r r 1 tx r dw xr Cecil Wolcott ms na nm een 1 x RD ROW Bcity -I 1 lin I lrwin Bunum 1 lt in on x nr Xrlhu Xi' iur fordcr i X li on Paqe E :ghteen , . l A 1,,ArM, .. .X ' : .'l' ,' K . ' ' s , e gg. ,, . ' I - g , ' r sser, 1 u j l s , H-: be t L lla", O nl l'. . ds, C ' f' ' SECOND ROW: lmthrx l.mrls4ay, Iluris 'l'm.ley, l-'urn-st R--es, Xvillmm Van Horn. limi: tau, L . ll 'le li, ll l lim ltj, Lll:-.n Page. THI : ' un' ' si iger, " s' , j C' D. I h, XV lf : l llulclemmi, . : .V ll , ' - V J: Ck f s 1 . THE CLA S 0F 1943 HOUGH the Seniors are, generally speaking. the leaders of the school, the Juniors are the largest in number, the Sophomores have the most attractive banner-yet it is the Freshies that have completely won the hearts of all. The Freshies have so much enthusiasm, they cooperate so well together, they are so full of pep, they led in the Annual Campaign for so long, and they gave such a snappy program that they have proved to be the outstanding Freshman Class of many yearc Though they are the smallest class in the school they won the highest appreciation and applause for then ouginality displayed on Freshman Day Hats off to the Freshies' ' Getting a Start FIRST ROW fLeft to Rlghll Ruth Shultz Esther Curdcr Xldrx Lou Len Betty Lamb .xox Charlotte Hlett Lillian Robinson Shlrlev Guenther Bertha Haines Esther Wolcott 'Vlurv Ruth Ru '1 nth ee or xzabeth Gemltr Dues lvelyn Cru Nledru Sownrd THIRD ROW Earle Schoonnrcl VVade Yuun Dmvid lladlev H xrold Oldhxm lrancns Nlealn. Page Nineteen ,JWWVW in X ' ' ' SI I I R I , v I u v ' . SECOND ROW: Roger Fnllin, Robert Burdette, lltlxyle june Robbins, Shirley Leonard, Nls an L lf d, El A . lplla 1 R, f tgtgs, . 'Q J . - SCHO0L DAYS rs. Phyna E. Kelley Reader 'QLADIE AND GE TLEME. MAY I PRE ENT THE PEAKE11 or THE noun "Forward, the light brigade! Charge for the guns!" he said. HESE words issued forth with some ferver from the chapel. "Who is making all that noise'?,' you ask. The students of the Expression Class are practicing vocal exercises. These phrases are beneficial to them in their endeavor to train their voices. This class, under the supervision of Mrs. Kelley, has given the school a number of entertaining programs which have been enjoyed immensely by the students, and have helped to overcome nervousness and embarrassment on the part of the speakers when appeari.ng before the public. At the end of the course in expression every student feels that something vital and attractive has been added to his personality. Recitalists Page Twentyztwo "RUN J0 ll, ME ELEVE " ONJOUR mes elevesf' "Bonjour Mademoisell Bruckf' These are the words you hear when you first enter our French Class. Many students think of foreign language as just another required subject, however, it means more than that to us French students. Since it gives the students insight into 'the customs, lives, and even the 'thoughts of other people, it helps them better to understand their type of culture. The students who are now taking French, I am sure will never regret it in their later years. Linquists Esther M. Bruck Mademoiselle Page Twenty- three Harold F. Lease Scientist NATURAL Plllli UMENA UR Physics Class, with its able instructor, Professor H. F. Lease, is con- vinced that we are studying one of the most valuable subjects taught in the Academy. Although there was only one member in the class the Hrst day of school, there are now eleven in the class at the present time. We are studying natural phenomena in Physics and each one of us is required to make certain personal observations and to draw definite con- clusions regarding the principles of physical science. Each student, even though some were not mechanically inclined, has become more interested in the subject while working the experiments. A knowledge of physics is worthwhile to everyone but some may not realize it. Scientists do not claim they have all the improvements that can be made even in this day and age. For instance, most of the money that we spend for electric lights goes for electricity which is changed to heat and only a small part pays for the light. The automobiles we drive are about five to ten per cent efhcient. If we could transform all of the energy of a gallon of gasoline into the motion of the car and none oi it into heat we could travel four hundred miles on a gallon of gasoline instead of twenty and we would not need a cooling system which releases heat energy into the air. It may be of interest to all to know what applications of physical science are made in your local industries. Experimentalists Page T Wen ty:iour It Plltllll CRIPT RE HE Bible Doctrines Class is one of our most interesting classes. It is com- posed of thirty students who are mostly seniors. We believe this subject to be very vital in our education so we study it with great diligence. To Lecome laniil.a. with the bible s one ol th- purposcs ot this course, therefoxe, we not only learn where to find texts but we alsg memorize many of them. The most important section o, the course is the study of Daniel and Revelation to which we devote a large part of our time. Elder Farley always begins class with prayer, asking the Lord to be with us and direct us in the study. After spending a year in this class I am sure any student will feel he has really gained a great blessing from studying these great principles of truth found in Gods Word. Bible Workers Richard F. Farley Pastor Page T wen ty:tive Margaret G. Plymire Literary Critic THE MIITHER TUNGUE H! Jeff, do you realize that the five-minute bell has rung for school. If we are not in the English room by the time the tardy bell iings - well, I just might as well say two hours free labor for me because it will be my third tardy mark." Jeff replied, 'LI have had so much free labor, that two hours more means nothing to me." Since English Literature Class is one of the first period classes, the two boys find it very difficult to get to school on time. The study of English Literature provides a knowledge of English authors and their influence on our world today. At the same time it develops the mind of the student, which encourages him to use the library with a definite purpose in mind. If this purpose is carried out in the way it should, it will cause the student to enjoy literature in the proper way. Mrs. Plymire, our English teacher, has taught the students to appreciate the study of "Old Bible Stories" also. A portion of the year was devoted to Biblical Literature. There is nothing more important than the study of the Bible, and a thorough understanding of good English will aid in this great object. "Menu of Letters Page 'I wcnlyzsix TEMPURAL EED ON'T you come as my guest to one of the pleasant meals which are served in the dining room at Mount Vernon Academy? As we approach, the savory odor of well prepared food greets us. Entering the cool, quiet of the dining room, we see attractively arranged tables covered with snowy table- cloths. The room fills with chattering students and the meal begins. We cannot help having healthy appetites when we see the tempting dishes pre- pared by our smiling matron, Mrs. Franzina. Cenora Franzina Matron Cafeteria Page Twenty-seven D. Robert Edwards Director CA TATA AT M.V.A. N DER the able direction of Professor Edwards, the Chorus has accomplished a great deal this year. One of the most outstanding contatas that was presented was "Ruth the Moabitessf' This cantata was given by a group of students at Worthington and Marion, Ohio. Another cantata which was successfully given was 'LMemories of Easter Mornf' In these Cantatas there are solo parts thus giving the students an opportunity to develop their vocal talents. There is a great deal of enjoyment to be had in being a member of the Chorus and at the same time receiving a musical training in group singing. Chorus Page T wcnly:ciyhl THE UNIVEIR AL IN TRUME 'I' NOTHER outstanding feature of our school is our Piano Department, which is directed by Mrs. Lovell who teaches the piano and marimba. There is quite a number of beginners as well as more advanced students who take part in recitals which are given from time to time. These programs give the students valuable experience for public performance. A very thorough course is given in technique which is needed by any student if he expects to become an accomplished pianist. There is always a demand for good pian- ists as they are needed in many of our school activities. Music is something we can all learn to appreciate so we hope that there will be many more students who will take advantage of this opportunity in the future. Music - Mrs. V. P. Lovell Pianist Page Twentyznine Paul F. Applegate Manager PUBLI HING HE Press for the past few years has been the main industry of the school. This year it has continued its service under the supervision of Paul Apple- gate, Manager, and Leroy Applegate, Foreman. God has greatly blessed in this department, in that the Press has had sullicient work to give steady employment to several students, thus allowing these students to work a part of their Way through school. Besides printing the school paper and our Annual, the Press publishes the Columbia Umkm Visitor each week, and also serves the business men of Mount Vernon and the surrounding vicinity very efficiently. Rush Job Page Thirty DEPARTME 'I' EALIZING that we should prepare ourselves for some vocation in life after our school days are over, a group of boys gather every day to study and put into practice the fundamentals of Printing. Some of the boys have chosen this trade as a means of helping to pay expenses during attendance in college, while others are taking advantage of the course in order that they might graduate and continue toward success in the printing world. Much of the equipment which the class uses is of high quality, being borrowed from the nearby College Press, which traces the abilities of it's skilled employees to instruction gleaned in the Printing Class. With the expert teaching facilities available, these boys will be able to finish the course with a complete knowledge of the essentials of printing and will be prepared to fill most of the positions available in the printing trade. Pri nte rs LeRoy E. Applegate Foreman Page Thirtyzonc THE PIHICESS 0F LIFE HIS year we have a very enthusiastic group of students in our Biology Class, which is taught by Mr. Willison, the farm manager. The class consists of forty students who are mostly Freshmen and Sophomores. Our class work has been very interesting. We have taken up the study of human life, of animal life and of plant life. Earl Willison In our investigation of human life, we learned all the different bones Farm Manage' of the body and the various functions of the body. While studying animal life, we experimented on many animals by locating all the organs and by analizing their particular functions. We have also taken many field trips over our campus. On these trips we studied trees, flowers, birds and insects. Consequently, we have enjoyed the class discussions, the group work, and all that goes to make an interesting Biology Class, in that we have learned to understand our bodies, to take care of ourselves, and to appreciate nature. Biologists Page Thirtyztwo MECHA IC HE Auto-mechanics Class is studying a text book based on fundamentals, and containing essential automobile information. A knowledge of its contents will enable the student to buy, use, and repair automobiles intelli- gently. In the first Chapter we studied the car as a whole and then as separate units. The succeeding chapters of our text divide these units into their component parts until finally we have studied every essential part. The class has seen motors, clutches, transmissions, generators, and many other essential assemblies taken apart and all have helped with the work, thus gaining actual experience. From other monographs and helps we have learned some of the problems, and also some of the good and bad features, of the latest models. Some of the worse features on the late model are: first, the rear window has a pro- pensity to pile up snow and sleet thus obstructing the vision of the driver of the most streamlined cars. Second, generators are inadequate and there- fore the batteries are insufficiently charged for starting on cold mornings. Third, and perhaps the worse feature of all is that about sixty per cent of the cars have over-loaded tires. After learning most of the automobile essentlals the class as a group visited a motor coach company where busses, funeral cars, and ambulances are assembled. Most of the individual bodies were made in that plant and assembled with the other parts. This gave the class an opportunity to learn in a few hours time what perhaps could never have been learned from a book. X Shop Practice Theory Robert Richardson Engineer Page Thirty: three I JZ.-...-...i UUH LEADER Ruth Corder Editor THE PIRIT 0F M.V.A. THE Spirit Staff of 1940 has done much to improve and modernize the Spirit of the past. Our subscriptions at the close of the campaign totaled over one thousand, which has helped to accomplish this feat. Another factor, and a most essential one is that our staff, which was very carefully chosen, has worked together very cooperatively. The leading members of the staff are: Editor-in-Chief, Ruth Corderg Associate Editors, Irene Corder and Ben Mowry, General Manager, Phil Mannong Assistant General Manager, Wilfred Robinson, Advertising Managers fof which we had three during the school termj, Edward Johnson, Terry Templeton, and Joseph Carpenter, Circulation Manager, Evelyn Farleyg Assistant Circulation Manager, Thomas Lambdon. Our advisors are Professor Edwards and Mrs. Plymire. "Spirit" Staff Page Thirty:six THE TREA URE CHE 'I' NLY through the efforts of our Annual Staff, IS the Treasure Chest made possible. With their organized efforts, the pictures were taken, the articles written, and all the necessary data gathered. The school family appreciates the efforts of this important organization in giving to us this valuable book of memories. In our Treasure Chest this year we find all the outstanding events that took place during the year, in story and in picture form. These features help to make our 1940 Annual stand out as an invaluable aid to our school prestige. All this is done by the cooperation and willing efforts of our staff. Annual Staff Betty Gerst Editor Page Thirtyzse Ven Wilfred B:R0binson President TUBE T ASSIICIATIU HIS year the Students' Associations big objective was to raise money to complete the gymnasium in the boys' new dormitory. In order to do this they put on a campaign for that purpose. They also had a Saturday night Benefit Program, the proceeds from which went to the finishing of the gym- nasium. The Fire Department installed some new fire extinguishers, and put all the fire equipment in fine condition. The officers of 1939-40 are: President, Wilfred Robinsong Vice-President, Ruth Corder, Secretary, Marjorie Herdmang Treasurer, Robert Brown, Social Secretary, Catherine Campbell, Fire Chief, Jeff Hickman, Assistants, Russell Behner and Clarence Haldeman. Each class has a representative in the Association, - for the Seniors we had Kenneth Shultzg Juniors, Richard Moore, Sophomores, Lois Hickmang and for the Freshmen, Ruth Shultz. Thus each class has a voice in the matters of the school. Ofliccrs Page Thirtyeight 7 GIRL CL B NE of the important events which takes place every Thursday night, is Girls' Club. Each week the girls look forward with anticipation to the meeting of the Four Leaf Clover Club as a diversion from their daily round of duties. Weekly programs are given under the direction of the leaders with different girls taking part. Sometimes the club has the boys as its guests or the boys come over and give the club a few numbers. 'tFriendship Friends" is another item the club sponsors and the girls always enjoy this feature of our activities. This year the officers who helped make our club a success were: Fla!! Hunt First Semester Second Semester President ...................... Ruth Corder Vice-Pres. ........ Marguerite Buzzard President ....,.,..... Marjorie Herdman Secretary ...... ............. C lara Haines Vice-President .........,,..... Ethel Cole Treasurer ..... ..... M innie Kiehl Secretary ....,... Catherine Campbell Pianist ....,...,............ ...... C arol King Treasurer .......,................ Mary Szasz Sergeant-at-arms .......... Hazel Wade Pianist ......... ..... W ilda Russell . T-N Four Leaf Clover Club Officers 'W' Page Thirtymine RELIGHIU Seminar Ofiicers TUDENTS of M.V.A. have taken an active part in the Sabbath School during the current school year. When called upon to act, they have shown themselves willing workers. no matter what place they have been asked to fill. Several have had the opportunity of standing before a group of students and teaching the Sabbath school lesson. Others have had the privilege of acting as assistant superintendents or secretaries. Those who are gifted with musical talents have helped many times to make our Sabbath school alive and interesting. Many have shown their willingness to cooperate by performing the other little duties that make our Sabbath school a success. To all these individuals, their responsibility has served as a magnet in drawing them closer to the Saviour and to the student body in Christian fellowship. Sabbath School Officers Page Forty ACTIVITIE. M. V. Officers NE of the most interesting and helpful activities in Academy life at M.V.A. is the Sunshine Band, - the visits made on Sabbath afternoon to the sick and shut-ins and the many visits to the Infirmary where somebody's mother or dad is confined because of sad circumstances. These visits are indeed a help to a spiritual education. The students realize more and more how thankful they ought to be for the health and strength they have. The program is conducted by students who are willing to use their talents in the Lord's work. With a song in their hearts and a prayer on their lips, they return to the Academy in time for Young People's Meeting, happier for having spent a Sabbath afternoon in spreading "sunshine" Rays of Sunshine Page F orty-one Li WHAT WE D0 'PIRIT CAMPAIG l Ed Miller - Betty Gerst Leaders HE Spirit Campaign went over with great success this year. As usual the race was between the boys and girlsg each side trying to get the larger amount of subscriptions. As we look back over the past campaign, we find that the boys had been defeated for the previous seven yearsg but this year goes down in history as a victorious one for the boys. At the beginning of the campaign a leader for each side was chosen. For the boys it was Ed Miller, who proved himself worthy of the office, by doing a splendid job of leading his side on to victory. Betty Gerst was chosen as the leader for the girls and she worked hard to keep the girls' slate clean. But they say the boys had too much "Spirit" in the Spirit Campaign of '39, The final score was --Boys 527, Girls 456. Once in Seven Years Page Forty:four NNUAL UAMPAIIL Cam paign Leaders HE "Treasure Chest campaign for 1940 opened with enthusiasm, as usual, for nothing takes the precedence over the HAnnual," in recalling the happy events of the school year. Were it not for this campaign, the entire book you are now reading would have been only a dream instead of a reality. After a few weeks, the first enthusiasm died down though it was not the fault of the leaders. Marjorie Herdman and Tom Lambdon strove to push the Seniors and Sophomores on to victory but the same was true of Melvin N iswander and Betty Lambdon, leaders of the J uuniors and Freshmen. Much interest was aroused during a chapel program given by the Annual Staff. A coffin, containing a mirror, was placed on the rostrum and the stu- dents were invited to view the remains of the individual, who because he was dead, finactive in getting subscriptionsj was causing the death of the Annual. t. , lg, 1 fff' f Good Sports Page F ortyzti ve Leaders HARVE T INGATHEIRIJI K VISITOR to the campus on the bright sunny morning of October 5 would have seen a group of jolly students anxious to depart on our annual Harvest Ingathering trip. The lovely weather inspired the students to par- ticipate wholeheartedly in the activities of the day. Six band leaders were appointed, - Betty Gerst, Olive Faber, Catherine Campbell, Joe Carpenter, Ed Miller and David Fockler. These leaders then chose band members in rotation from among the student body at large. This made the trip more interesting as each student was anxious to get as much produce as possible for his band. We were all very successful and upon returning in the evening, the cars were well loaded with produce. It was all very thrilling to see how much each band received, as the winning band was promised an award. Thursday night at eight o'clock an experience meeting was held in which many interesting experiences were related by the students. This closed our Held day, which was enjoyed by all. We were greatly encouraged to learn that the returns for the day totaled 3205.00 in cash and at least 3120.00 value in produce. Field Day For!y:six PRAYER BA ll. HE week dedicated to prayer, is a very happy and helpful week for all of the students. The brethren who speak to us touch our hearts with their many illustrations and helpful counsel from the Word of God. At this time many who have not given their hearts to God surrender themselves to Him. This special week is so named because of the bands that meet in different rooms and have a word of prayer by each student gathered there. It is a great privilege to be able to pour out our hearts to God. We all are closer to God and we realize our many sins and mistakes. This week of prayer stirs our sleeping souls and makes us want to be more like Jesus. I 1- ga: " i i l The Hour of Prayer Leaders Page Fortysseven AC'I'IYlTlEi' At Study OMETHING is brewing on the girlis side of the chapel," remarked one boy to another. "Does look suspicious, I declare," answered one of our West Virginia fellows. 'AI suppose the girls are going to announce the date of the 'Spirit Receptionf' came from another quarter. Such remarks as these could be heard from the boy's side one day in January as chapel was about to begin. After the devotional service was over, sounds came from the rooms in the front of the chapel and 16 girls marched out while Evelyn Farley played the march. The girls, wearing dark shirts and white blouses, ascended the rostrum and formed a line with their backs to the boys. On their backs were the letters spelling "Spirit Reception." Betty Gerst, the leader of the losing side, then stepped forward and invited the boys to attend the reception to be given in their honor on February 4. Originality Page Fortyzeight BIIYU' CLUB HE boys took a great interest in the Three I Club this year and it has been a big success. The Three I Club stands for Interest, Inspiration, and Im- provement. The meetings are held every Thursday evening and the boys always look forward to the next meeting. Sometimes we invite the girls over for an entertainment. For the first semester, our president was Robert Szana who did a great deal for the club. He was assisted by Ed Miller as vice-president. Our secretary was Joe Carpenter, who keeps the records of the meeting. Our honest boy of the club was Tom Lambdon the treasurer. Last and strongest is our sergeant-at-arms, Hugh Dates, who kept order. Our second semester leader was Lee Melvin. He was assisted by Wendell Carpenter, our vice-president. The secretary was Sam Leeg treasurer, Richard Mooreg and the sergeant-at-arms was George Stillwell. Professor Lease has helped as sponsor, to make the Boys' Club a success. W. 4 y 15 'za Q. ' 1. 1. 1, Four Square Page Forty-nine S WAlHINGTON Washington Teachers Page Fifty AY Eddie, do you remember what happened on Sunday morning, April 21, l940?" 'ADO I? How could I forget? Remember how we got up at 4:00 o'clock, after but little sleep the night before, and prepared to leave for Washington? We surely did hurry that morning so that we would be ready to leave on the dot at 5: 00 o'clock, for the sooner we got to Washington the better." It surely was an interesting trip all the way, especially because of all the stops we made at interesting, or historical spots. But the best part came when we arrived in Washington. Didn't they give us a warm reception though? I always heard that Southerners were about the most hospitable people. Maybe Washington has quite a few of them. Then remember all the fun we had down there visiting the school and the beautiful city of Washington? The time we spent there seemed only too short, for before we knew it, it was Tuesday morning and time to come back to dear old M. V. A. ,fff"'f"'o"'t r'Wrf,..? r,ff'?'?'70:MTN'1w?ffra.., Sightseers "MIME 0 IHDWN T0 M.V.A." V-:fl A r , American Traveling N harmony with our policy of alternating biannual HAcademy Day Programs" with promotion trips, we have been visiting a number of churches present- ing a varied program of choral numbers, vocal and instrumental solos, and readings. Everywhere the program has been given, our friends have treated us royally, opening up their homes to entertain us and showering us with ap- preciation. It is expected that many students will come to our school next year as a result of our efforts. For Dear 0Id M. V. A. Page Fifty-one "Old Maids AN EVENING IN HOLLANll N HE theme of the decorations was Dutch with red tulips on the wall, wind- mills as the centerpiece of each table, and little ducks here and there. Also many other things in harmony with the Dutch idea. Our Girls' Club President, Marjorie Herdman, gave her welcome address. Dressed in a Dutch costume, Betty Gerst sang Hln a Little Dutch Garden." Then came what all the boys were looking forward to with great delight-"The Eats." A reading "Hats of Other Days" was given by Ruth Corder while several of the girls pantomimed the scenes. Ishkabibble, a trick working horse, Ten Easy Lessons in Reducing, were skits in which the girls took part. The reception was enjoyed by all and proved to be a great success. Reception Attraction Page Fifty-two INIIU TRIE HE Mount Vernon Academy Dairy is vitally concerned about the health of it's patrons and the quality of the milk products it offers for sale. The dairy herd is under Federal supervision and is clean from the follow- ing diseases-Mastitus finfectius gargetj, Bango fcontagous abortionj and Bovine Tuberculosis. A herd that is gree from the above diseases meets certified standard requirements as to the quality of its milk but we were not satisfied with that amount of protection for our customers so we installed a new Cherry Burrell 5-in-1 pasteurizer which consists of a holding and cooling vat, and pasteurizing vat, all in one piece, and a bottler and capper so the milk need not be touched by human hands. We also use live steam from the 61f2 horsepower boiler to sterilize the milk pails and cans. Thus our public is assured of a safe product. Dairy Press Page Fiftystn ee WHERE WE EEE Come To The Doors of Opportunity Will Open to You Since 1893 M. V. A. has sent out lum- Lkb mto held of Snr L You ll xx ant to bu one of NIVAS 700 xsllul tlmg doors open on September 9 Thosc xoung., people who xttel ll ount Xunon c 1 11x um x bll1l1CLll tl mg, of the 1l1dUStIldl with the sglmlastu Page Flftv six Q School that is bid- ding for our L C llllbfldll ffdllllllg' C od s fll for xou i XX M1911 S11 1 X l lUXl'll 111111111111 C O .Y U R .I 7' I' l, fl 'I' l U .Y S lo all Seniors and list W lblmw for llmur lutmg Suuus md H IDPIHLSS THE MUELLER STUDIO PHOTCGRAPHS Anywhere Anyhme lwtunul If 'XHXIIINL rlm Stucm or lu all IJI'tt Dupliczltcs of Plmtugrzlplms in this Bunk May lvcO 2' ' 1 . 'ill' l' 3' NI ' 'are 'i'y Cook and Heat Water Electrically The 0h1o Power Company MOUINI VIRNON olllo 101111 511111111 RICHARDSON S Lunch Supplnes and Candy Smclan' Gasolme and O11 Phone 1245 R Paqe Fifty eight STAUFFER S Mens and Boys Clothing an Furmshmgs Mount Nunon Ohio 17 Yc1rs of Contmuous Seruu. The People s Shoe Store When you want to have your feet fitted, come to us Corner Nl.un 'md Vu Old 5 Cly Al W d l We WZSII the Senzors Success The Manufacturing Printers Co Phone 170 'llt Y rnon 7 7 7 ' d . f x A y ' .- I W . . 5 - I. . I - 4 . - x O Q .. . A 1 I vq , W D 1 . L V. le l. just "gals" Z. u oor sports, johnson. 3. lnd-vor sports, Lad' listlwr. . Y i I 4. hil : yce l-lerslmberger, D. Curlrl. IJ :tj V 1 ' V ' 17 Idtf 5. elcome to lVl.V.A. the Roh, 6, Col Taffy. 7. Xvrixpping "Visitors," li. Corclur. 8, Play Ball- ll. Wiade, Nl. l-lalste-url. 9. Dear old johnsie. IO. Little Fvelyn. , il. Pri-cr-pKor's Mansion .Xnm-x. IZ. The Pr:-as XV. Carpenter. l3, lron Farm Horse. l-1. Roses. l5. "Tin Can" Slxultz. I6. Snow "f1gl'xi." l7, "Take a letter." IS. 'AHerstvie" lu ewry -, l9. "Yes Sir." . U . . 20. "Tha 's the class for n 1 f O 9 X -... 1 . 'C' . R. V. Headington Super Service Station Depeudzlble Products Reliable Service Corner Vine and Mulberry Sts. PHONE 907-M Mount Nernon, Ohio CU.YCjR.J7'l 'l,,JTlU,YS i0 ll Fine School Gelsanliter's L Page Six ty bl:lNl0R LLASS Hlb1 ORY tbontmued from page hfteenj and led us on to V1CtO1y H1s thoughtful and consc1ent1ous endeavors have made hlm popula1 1n the wo1k departments In the 1utu1e he hopes to become an electr1ca1 eng1neer The VICE pres1dent Frances Brown halls from a cxty along the beautlful Oh1o Portsmouth Frances sweet d1spos1t1on has won for her a host of fr1ends of Wh1Ch anyone 1n1ght well be proud As a Vlllage g1rl she has proved herself a fa1thful and rel1able l1ttle worke1 endeavor1ng always to please those for whom she labors A fr1endly l1ttle g1rl w1th dark vt avy ha1r lb our secretary Ethel Cole who was boln 1n L1ma Pe1u Professor Lovell finds Ethel 1nd1spensable 1n the office 1or she does all of h1S stenograph1c W01k Office work seems to haxe a spec1al appeal for her for she plans to contlnue as a stenogxapher for some t1me to come Robert Brown that qulet sedate treasurer of the class comes to us from Columbus Oh10 Bob has the reputat1on of be1ng very capable and rellable when It comes to handl1ng money af'fa1rs He was chosen treasurer of both h1s Jun1or and sen1or classes as well as treasurer of the Students ASSOCl3tlOh and bus1ness manager on the Spzrzt Staff HIS Chlef hobby 1S that of con structmg model a1rplanes wh1le the rad1o clalms the rema1nder of h1S spare t1me Bob s present 31111 IS to attend W M C next year and take a bus1ness course Our gallant hero one who defies all dangers and subdues the not 1nfre quent cont1ove1s1es WhlCh arlse 1n the class IS Edward M1ller Our sergeant at arms has been p1onounced the tallest boy at M V A and he boastfully acknowledged that he was the WlHd19St boy Perhaps th1s IS due to the fact that he was born 1n March One speclal tr1bute wh1ch must be accred1ted to Ed IS the fact that under hlS leadersh1p the boys won the Spzrzt campa1gn lOl the first t1me 1n sex en years HIS goal 1S to bCCOIH9 a m1n1ster although vuthout a bucket of pa1nt a pa1nt brush and dressed 1n a pa1r of pa1nt be spattered over alls An ealnest slncele Ch11St1E1I1 lb Carlton Kraft chosen as class pastor Callton has been verx act1xe IH the 1Ellg1OLlS act1x1t1es presldlng as leader of the sem1nar and accompanymg Elder Farley at t1mes to small churches H IS almost a Jack of all trades as h1S serv1ces are 1n demand 1n several of the work departments He hopes to become a m1n1ster 1n the future Ruth Corder a natlve of AC8d9IT1la has l1V6d her nearly elghteen years 111 the shadow of her Alma Matel Thus the communlty l1 e of the Academy 'md church school represent he1 own l1fe For the past two years she has been the backbone of the Splut Staff She 13 so lndespenslble to our paper It IS hard to Judge whethe1 she helps Professo1 Fdwa1ds O1 he helps her 1n prepar1ng the copy Ruth 1S our valed1ctor1an hav1ng won th1s greatest d1st1nct1on avallable to SCDIOIS by her grades wh1ch are the hlghest 1n the class Her ab1l1ty as a student w1ll lead her on to college whe1e she w1ll follow 1n her mothers foot steps lb she t1a1ns fOl 1 carcu 1n bus1ness HL1 hobbles by the way are IHIISIC, collectlng poems 'md Slxifllig . - , , , . . , . - ' - ' , v 7 ' 1 D . - , . . . ' 7 Q' I . . . . V . .Q , , 1 l ' , 4 I J' ' ' Q I . . Q 3 Q 7 7 - , . . . . . , . . 7 7 . , . . . , , . ' Q ' . . . . y . . . - H . . ., . . g at present he would make a better interior decorator as you seldom see him 7. . , . . . . - s 7 . ox 1- . 'w V - 1 D ' F 7 .y. L4 .. . . A . A e . H. - - - ,, . . . . 7 . . 7 . . C 1 l . Q ' ' - x - J V - ' . ' 1 ' . - . ' ' 1 ,- , 5. Z . , V ' 1 - 2 .1 xx- ' ' . l ,, ' Y y .J . l , , 1 . '1 1. . .. I From across the waters comes a l1ttle madchen of German blfth Ursula Bruck our salutatorlan was born 1n Hanover Germany Endowed Wlth a g1ft of alertness Ursula has scored top grades Whlle at M V A Her graceful carnage has enabled her to become a sk1lled player ID basketball and tennls She stated that her amb1t1on IS to become 1 stenographer She has been afforded real opportunlty along th1s l1ne as she has been asslstlng at the con ference office recently A fa1r sk1nned blond presents herself ID the form of Betty Gerst whose home has been 1n Toledo Oh1o smce the t1me of her bll th Betty IS a born leader and has ach1eved much IH the l1ne of 1T1L1S1C both as p1an1st and vocal1st At the book store youll find her Wlth a cheery What can I do for you? whlle 1n the hbrary youll find her work1ng among the books She dellghts 1n read1ng poetry and 1n mak1ng scrap books and p1cture albums Just be tween you and me Betty IS 1n the he1ght of her glory when she IS left alone to eat to her capaclty Her amb1t1on lb to become a nurse Step 1ns1de the office and Marjorle Herdman w1ll greet you as Professor Lovells MISS Informatlon He1ght and youth are two outstandmg cha1 acterlstlcs of th1s blue eyed lassle and we m1ght 1nclude that pleasant sm1le Wh1Ch contlnually lurks about her l1pS MarJor1e IS fond of outdoor sports part1cularly that of sw1mm1ng although she asserted that kn1tt1ng and readmg are also favor1te pastlmes Though pressed w1th school 8Ct1Vlt19S lessons are by no means neglected for her name usually appears near the top of the Honor Roll Er1e Pennsylvan1a IS the b1rthplace and home of th1s future nurse Those d1mpled cheeks and m1sch1evous eves belong to none other than Wayne Behner Wayne It IS true 1S small of stature but th1s does not render h1m lncapable of dr1v1ng the school truck and he seems to enjoy lt Anythmg bearlng on the l1ne of photography 1nterests L1ttle Behner and who knows but that he may make th1s h1s llfes career Evelyn Perdew IS another one of Pennsylvanla s loyal boosters Laughter and merr1ment are d1st1nct1ve tralts Wh1Ch deHn1tely set her apart as one of the worlds opt1m1sts Evelyn takes pleasu1e IH compos1ng poetry and her classmates have profited much by her talent She has stra1ned every nerve and muscle to work her ent1re way through s hool She hopes to attend W M C next year and eventually become a h1story teacher Canton IS the home of Mlnnle K1ehl Chubby short and full of fun that s our MIDDIC You o ten hear her speak of g01Dg on a d1et however her good 1ntent1ons have always seemed to fa1l Sw1mm1ng and all outdoor sports are MIHHISS favor1te past1mes She looks forward to the day when she Wlll be a teacher 1n one of our church schools Ruth French was born 1n Gal1on OhlO Auffust 10 1922 Her early school l1fe was spent IH the Bloommg Groxe church school She attended the Gal10U sen1or h1gh school two years and 1n her sen1or year she enrolled at M V A Ruth has been the Chlef baker durmg the year Illaklllg the dally bread supply needed by the school She l1kes to read and h1ke Her amb1t1on IS to become a Blble worker Two glrls who are falthful ln school and W01k are the Oldham S1St6l5 Esther and Helen Both of these glrls have worked 1n town durlng th1S school year They enjoy studymg natu1e and haxe taken leadlng parts ln the Sab bath school Esthe1 vs ants to become a church scnool teacher and Helen a Blble worker fContmued on page ezghty three, 7 Y ' Y ' , . . . C - C - ' 1 7 Y ' v - 41 F vu , . . . . , . , 7 1 44 - - vw - - 1 . . . . . . 1, . ,, ' y 7 . , . 7 . , . ' 7 7 l . . . y ' , ' 7 . , . . . . . A U . . . . I, . ,c , , , . . , ,, . . ,, ' ' D 7 . ., . . ' 3 O 7 ' ' . ' ' , -- . e, . - u v , . ' Y Page .Sixty one 1 5 mn lbllllfll I I1 The Knox County Savlngs Bank Member of Federal Reserve System Complzments 0 The Kelser Dowds Company Wholesale Grocers Nl Nunon Kuo lumrantecd 'md Insured Drx Clcanmq 4 E Page Sixty two Complzmcnls of THE ALCOVE RESTAURANT Soda Grill Candy Shop Mount xCIl'l0ll Ohm FRED PHARIS W h pp DOWDS RUDIN BLDG S Cllllfflllflllllfllilll ff ffm Graduates of 1940 XII X Humax LM xm uw Shellmar Products Co Mt Vernon Ohio D1 ' " czgf 111 Air Conditioning . . Q Real Estate 0 Insurance Q 'eat er St' ' J I Caulking I Insulation Q Screens Member Cuurteous and Dependable 205 . Main St. Phan 741 1 T . ' , , Cf ' J 4 W r Y - - 1 1 f A . , . , 1 . 2. t. , ll ' 0 ' 9 W K A K -W . Vine St. Phone 453-J W F uv Sharp s Flower Store Phone 895 F W Woolworth Co FIVE and Ten Cent Goods Speclaltles Etc MT NI RNON OHIO Ior tht Snmrtnst m Stxlt I II ut m Qua tx st 1 Nlodnrqtt Cnet The Isaly Dairy Store Ice Cream Butter Cheese and other dairy foods III Um IIKIZICIII GMU and bfillllflllll S 1111 Shorf Orders Taken AI' Shop I'l t 4t Knox Couniys Greafesi' Sfore DOWDS RUDIN 211213 SOUTH MAIN STREET Izigf. Sixty three "Say It ill: lo - rs" O 7 7 ! ! I V Y ' .,, . ! ,. . 9 o o , . , . L Cn" If 7 , . Ill South Main Street TIITIES 41 I N w I T x C x 'V I Q u n ' Ti' II i' . . . T I 1 N N L I c I 1 . . . I "rs , I H I lk", v: 1 G R Smlth 8x Co Hardware and Electric Supplles Mt Vernon Ohio Phones 83 84 We saxe you money on Queen Doors Flectrlc l'1ns Lawn Mowers l lun Ho e Good Service to You a Pleasure to Us lller 8z O Bryan Llcensed Funeral Dlrectors 81 Embalmers Ambulincu Scrum Phone 371 Mt Vernon O Page Sixty four S S KRESGE CO Your Patronaqe :S Alu 'ws 4ppreclated 1. 7 c S M v McMlLLEN 81 CO Goldimlth Sporting floods Arlstocratlc Wall laper Lowe Bros lamt S 453 W DESOTO and PLYMOUTH Sales and Service IHONI: 749 ll South Mulberry Street 'Vlt Vernon Ohio I onlfwlznnlzf 0 G'1s Doewnt Cost It Pave . C U t .x ,t'l-W 0 0 0 . " Sc - IO' - ...5 , 201 . Nlain St. t. ernon, Ohio . , . 'A . , T ' n J W , I 3 ' ' 10 , Main St. Phone - 4 ' ' T 4 ' HARRY A. BLUE u ' x' ,' . -1- A, , Av Q M' ' A Z W L N X '. W 1 f l ' .Y f THE GAS COMPANY . , . H E C K L E R S I I P Drug Stores X L Rc' 1 on on TILCS 1 He Her He Suu re VK Ill lmdc On Qualltx He 'x' gout" M to Retam If PITKIN S I1 1811 11111 Ca PHONES 114115 Please 3 Smu S e t In ured Courteou Congrafulahons fo Mounf Vernon Academy For Hs Forward Move ln fhe Erechon of fhe Boys New Dormlfory Walker Lumber Co 7 V- 5 , - ff c' 's - On 1 I a V' r ", A- . i' c ' er's - on Q ain St. ' ' . Mount Vernon, Ohio 7 For ' fv H Rfrzfv ll - l35:l.7 fr th Main ftr e S - ' s . 1 . . I I I filllpflllllllfl n Frank Bullders Supplles Mount Verngn PITTSBURGH PLATE GLASS Farmers Exchange Company Token of Buslness Appreciation Wzth the Compliments 0 BEBOUT and LEEDY Ford, Lmcoln Zeplmer Mercury 206 S Mulberry Qt Mt Vernon 0 THE MOUNT VERNON ICE DELIVERY CO DOC FIXIT REPAIR SHOP Electric and Acetelyne Brazlng and Sold ermg Auto Radiator Repaxrlng Lawn Mow er and Bicycle Repazrmg PHOINL U9 VV 207 VI Hugh bt Nlt Nernon 0 Page Sixty six COMPANY PRODUCTS COIUIDIJI Witerproaf Columbl Stamless C men COIUINIDIW 1VIo1ta1 Columbxa Cement Vltufied Tlle Septlc Tanks ll3 VS est Uambler Phone 783 old Ad 1 n B r Lno n I1 8 Mx Brucl, a B T ng Sh ltz IN L B z rlw ll tty B k Zl I Wayne Cash Feed S'l'ore Asa Workman Prop Lonl Feeds Seeds Iertlluel 'md Urlndlng Phone 1057 400 W Gambler St J ' T I f I o o .3 I. I 'a ' ' eu . i K lll: f' - " ' - . l.'Har ' Farmer. - ' 1: 2, " ni 3. janilor . B own. -I. i 1 seen R0 ald. 5, Campus Ma H. Dawson. ' 6. just "Maggie" 7. Various expressions B, Lumbdon, C. Ilicll, I.. Robinson. . r k -1. . y I , 'sses '. 9, Clear the w'yl V. P, I.. IO. Monitors IVI. uzzarcl, If. Bruck, O. lfulrv, NI. Kiehl. ll. 0 '. C:'o7HVpli7nents OJ IZ. Long Bobs 5. Leonard. E, March. l3. Pals ffll. Ilulslead, M. Szasz. I-I, Freshies R, u , I. eng, IS, l.xm.::mr1-xled nm-wsnote, I6. Accorclianu , S ann, I7. Tlire-e Blnnd Nllce P, Munnon, R. Sulllcr. . Nl. 'I-lui e . I8. Engineers. I9. Coats and Senior Presidenl The Be-hm-rs. 20. Pre ' oy- True Driver. ,Ed jeunler. V I - ,:,.: 'z,4 ,- rl -K - I -Q I V , I 4 w . . I The First- Knox National Bank 1847 -- 1940 Mount Vernon, Ohio Member F. D. I. C. and Member Federal Reserve Sysfem JEWELL Pasteurlzed Dairy Products Ice Cream M1 k Butter Selected Eggs Salad Dressmg IEW LL ICE CREAM 81 MILK C0 M +V Oho J I O E . d.-k,-. HJX2- oun ernon, i J R McCorm1ck Deermg Genuine IH C Repalrs Farm Machinery Art Weldlng and Machine Co Elect 1C and Ace-tel5 e Weldm Cyhnder Bormg Valve FHCI g ILOND IJAUBLNNIILR lrlp Maytag Sales and Service xtg,VN 0 e C Aplne L C PENN Muslcal Instruments of all Klnds Sold and Repalred g Ne Success fo fhe SENIOR CLASS OF 1940 THE OHIO OIL CC. DlStYIbUt0rS of Marathon Gasolme and Motor O11 MOUNT VERNON OHIO Phone 706 Soufh Vernon Ave Iage bl ty nme R. . I C E , ' I . . ' Mau' af 'ashers, Ir ners I Gen ral lil ctric p ia c . Phone 502 401 VV. Vine St. 18 Newark Rd. Ph 1353 O . . O . A ' 4 ' 1' VD g . . - .D I t f :lv : v 1 , . ll XYc5l Yin St. Mt. ' rnon, 0. I , NX Y: . Complzments 0 John Zuccaro Frult Co Phone 573 Wholesale Fruit 'md Produce Um md Ohio Axuxues IIIUUN I1 Nl RNON OHIO Phone 1017 J Free Call 81, Dellverb' CITY DRY CLEANERS C E BRONSON Prop All VVooIens Moth proofcd no Izxtra Lost 20 W Hugh Street Mt Vernon Ohno Barncorcl Shoe Repair Shoe RCPAIFIII5 XhI1lIL X mu VN t 3700 Public Squwrc MT VERNON OHIO Page Seventy It Pays to Shop at PENNEY S J C PENNEY CO nc MT VERNON OHIO Sanderson Lumber Co Dealers All Kmd of Bulldmg Maternal Doors Vkmdoxxs Lime Cement Phster Slate Asphalt and VV00d Shmgles Johns Manulle Asbestos Shana es Pte Phone 234 30 303 W Hugh St u Sh rley Art bor 'X lt B Complzmcnls of Dr Robert L Eastman w 4 I I J' . . . I . 0 9 - V U , . w in . 4 'el i In xg -qv V. I-w I 1 v 1-I v N ' v x . T I- . I . ' l.C'l1ief Slump I-'ullcr Il. johnson, 2. Best Alumlur li. Fouls. 3. Fun Ily Puls INI, Plymxrsf, IS. Bruck. -I. I . 5. . 6. Ifrfcc Ln . . . v - 7, .lawnu Incl-sa I- tlmmlly D. Gurld, O lxlwurds. ' ' : at 55. Inst rlles 1 I j 9. l'nIs I'., lule-, NI, II:-rclmun, O. Faber. Ill. XVz.sIm1n:lun Iiounzl Ii. fordvr. Ii. Cvrsl. , . ll. IIQ-Ip mt- on my lessons ID. Curr, ilnrl 3 ' ' I IZ.-Smllvs C, King. ll. Lllllv. I3. llis vnly child. l-I. illy. IS, juniors. a 5 'ww 'ai 1 I . To Look Well Go To - ROBSON BARBER SHOP Across from Pennsylvania Tracks No. 4 Columbus Road HARPSTER and POULSON Hardware and Implements Phone 35 Mt. Vernon, Ohio International Nutrition Laboratory H. W. MILLER, M.D., Pres. 0 Soya Lac fVegetable Milky 0 Soya Curd Q Soya Sandwich Spread Q Soya Loaf Q Canned Soya Beans Q Mien Jing fGIuten Cutletsj Box 326 Ml. Vernon Machine 81 Tool Co. Designers and Manufacturers of Tools and Special Machinery General Machine Work and Welding I'.O. Box 26 Newark Road Dr. D. C. BARTLETT Veterinary 411 VV. High St. - Mt. Vernon, Ohio Compliments of the WATSON BAKERY lo N. Main St. Mt. Vernon, 0. WASHINGTON MISSIONARY COLLEGE AND COLUMBIA JUNIOR COLLEGE Takoma Park, Washington D C COLUMBIA HALL COff1ces and AUdlt0PIUmJ THE JUNIOR COLLEGE OLTCIS two year programs of fully accred1ted work organlzed as Transfer Currzcala for students who plan to work for degrees 1n the Senlor College or transfer to the schools of IT19d1C1I'1C denlstry Ol nursln Termmal Curricula for those des1r1ng to quahfy 1n two years as ac countans secretar1es elementary teachels Blble workers etc THE SENIOR COLLEGE offers two year upper dlvlslon programs lead mg to The Bachelor of Arts Degree Wlth maJo1s 1n Blology Chem1stry Educa t1on Enghsh H1story and Government Home Economlcs Languages Mathematlcs MUSIC and Theology The Bachelor of Science m Nursmg Educatzon for those completmg the comblned curr1culum 1n th1s field FACTS ABOUT W M C Located at the Natlonal Capltal and the Denom 1nat1onal Headquarters has 540 Colle e a1d 170 Academy Students provxdes student self help Opp0I'tUI'11t16S IH excess of S150 000 00 annually 1S constantly addlng to 1ts f3C1l1L19S and equ1pment offers unusual op portun1t1es for those plannlng on I'1L11S1l1 teaclnng and the m1n1stry BENJAMIN G WILKINSON, Presndent Page .Seventy two 7 . Q l ,,.l. I I . - . . O. U . . . . . U ' 7 b' 1 v x v ' , AL - ' - vv I y ' 1 7 1 ' ' v V ' . . .L ' ' c ' . G . , . 1 23 - -v ' 1 - 'Q , - - I . . . G I . . . C7 ' a w : Q Graduation SWEET GIRL GRADUATES POISED LOVELY W I T H A L L T H E ASSURANCE THAT PRETTY CLOTHES BRINC e k on the k d ol dre s xou e rant g and e h xe them xou at Budget I ces' e o es youn prnnt pastels only W-J X Rmgwalt Pfgfiise THE EDUCATIONAL SUPPLY COMPANY Printers and Engravers of COMMENCEMENT DIPLOMAS and ANNOUNCEMENTS Painesville, Ohio Idqe be entv three' uTrfxX I gf- ,.Cf,g'H 1 I E-rdxuxri iqx f :fr , ' ' ' 'Wi "iii ' ' I. 'I.f fi?f I . . . I -'! Ng"' EJ' VV 'n ' in A 's es h' 'Il I A S XI Xa b V in w a ' for V l f I 5 - fri . fk fe It ' PI ly f Nav! , ' 2 ' . and Q X! 1 , ' I O f jx I. . ' J .X I I I I I I I','j2Iw 98 I I 1 I I I IIN . I f rx ' I X o , , WEIDE The Trade Mark of Quallty For More Than 75 Years Cleveland, Ohlo Importers and Packers of the Finest Food Products IHI IDI AL SUNINIIR NALXIION Some portuon of an :deal summer v ull be used In earnung substwntlal creduts towwrd graduatuon I ns just 1 quest: n of rn work nn Buble Englusla Hnstory Mathemat :cs EdlICBfI0f1 Languages Bookkeepcng Stenograplwy and other subjects Our ool IS pen al the yea: Payment easy lnstwllments Apply for catalogue to Home Study Institute I lIx0I'lhl Park NN 1sl1111glo11 JL, Page Qev entyfour I OfF1c1 1r s erdm 111 K 11 1 111: L RolJ1nson 1 f loo -1 lx Shu 7 L tx uC111 11' r ' ef 1 1 1 f mr 1 1sI1f r up1r X Xml-1tr111111 171111-.-. 11 rsn1111: c 111 11111 111 1111 lu 111 p clun 11l1 Cru-.N p1 r ll 177V R nlls 1 I r NI11111 X ulrlln B 'Xlovnx mol 1x rolnn 1 11 ms 1 1111 1 11 1x11 C11r1 1 1 41 lu or I 'VIo1I1 r xu 1 u v1 1111. 1x ru MILLERS DRUG STORE Lowest Prlces on Drugs, Cosmetlcs and Sundries ll .un .und N me Sl I Cl l10I1 0 C . - g I, M. 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Attention, Colporteurs -UILD -ETTER, -Y -OOKS -AVAGE -ALESMANSHIP -CHOLARSHIPS -URE IN WEST PENNSYLVANIA Compliments of Mt Vernon Hospital Sanltarlum Dr H W N111 Ll1R LILCIIIIIII ,Sufvf and burgwzz C I1 VVPI C H Flllfllll 11101111 41 PHONE 448 9 West Sugar Street Mt Vernon Ohlo . C U O . - asf A f f , , . K, , E I i 1 ' Q . n W' W A . . . 1 , l ' ' . 7 N ' W N . ' J. . 1 4 1 , J 7 7 X L77 ' 9 g Seventyssix Own and Read Good Books TIIHL gl uluatu us from school md oollcgi but IILXGI from good hooks l-New day ue must turn to thcm to find omo fre h lllbllll l.tlOIl and encoulagcment I' xx f us cuz gmt tho best out of ouxselxes xuthout then help Thu uc hugh class company the lxlllfl xxx mul and must h ue fol soul lefleshment soul Lllllthlllfllt 'xml soul month FOR VACATION READING Roger Wulluams His Llfe Work and Ideals Sunshlne and Shadow In Southern The Perfect Prayer Lnvlng Evangelusm You and Your Problems Martha Jean of Idylwuld The More Abundant Life Ablaze for God The Courtesy Book Lets Talk nt Over BOOK and BIBLE HOUSES Beck 8: Orr Shaw Funeral Home Pen Ruling Blank Books General Book Bmdlng Our Service IS Avallable to All We Speclahze In School and College Annuals Regardless of Fmancxal CODdltlODS Phone 748 '03 'N Mann St Page .Seventy sew en ' , ..i . fs. . . 1 f l,-?Y ,. . . ,. iw., . , ., L. , 3 - ' ' 1e'o -'zo 'f--':. z'- :" 'r 2- ' . ,. . . I 1 ' ' Y At all Europe ....................... 1.50 Loo " ' .,................. 2.51: 1.00 ' . .,.....,..., 2.25 ' ..,.,., l.T5 l.l'fr Loo ' ' ........, .,,. . , ..,. Loo . . x O I O l l .. 1 -11 on A . I'1qe Congratulatlon NIOUIX1 VILRINON AC AIDLNIY SIVXIORQ OI 1940 'Nlax haeh Sueecedlnfr X ear In another C ommeneem 1 t of Greater ALII1LILIIILIIIb and Cneatu Ruxfudb C11 Illllblll L 11111111 L,111g1s1' 51111 6111716 c1053 Church Members 79 Churches 67 Colporteurs 81 Qabbath Schools 37 Lhureh Snhool feeuluxs 'I LIIIIILI1 Schools Ohlo Conference of Seventh day Advenhsts III S Mulberry SI MOUNT VERNON OHIO Phone H75 0 ox W M ROBBINS President E F WILLETT R G BURCHFIELD Sec1et1ry Tr-easnrcv Book 81, Buble Houee Sec ANOL GRUNDSET Home Mass 81. S O S HERSHBERGER W A HIGGINS ecy Mss Vol 61 Ee ec :cc Nlnss Secy Seventy erqht O V 1 . , y W . 4. , I , 4. 1 - 1 4 I JL O ' ' 7 N 1 - - s , ,. I , . I , ,, - ' . rw ' ' A N L I I ' I E ' L x 1 1 N ' xl I 1 v 1 I rw I n If W ' V' ' YA' .4 ?t' !l1 fa . 7 N 791 1 44 Ministers and 0l'Iice VVorkcrs O C 1 O I I - . I'. . Ii 831 ' ' 1 - I 1 ' , 'y ' . . S. S ' i . . I, S 'y F' II ' . ' 1- .Y : .- Prinfing for You, Means Work for Your Boys The College Press PRINTERS and PUBLISHERS Mount Vernon Ohio Phone 328 7 COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE of SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS 507 FLOW I R AVFINUI OUR OFFICE Our Inshiuhons TAKOMA PARK WASHIINUTOIN D L Shenandoah Valley Academy Washmgto Missionary College Our Conshfuency Past Penney IXHIIIH Potomac Mount Vernon Academy New lersgx West PLnnsxIxn1l'1 VN ut Nlr5,lnl.1 Page blqhty 'E ' I T v ' 1 4 - v U 0 I 1 . n . . I Chesapeake Ohio I ' 'B Y- I ' X Y P v1 ' . A . A C 1. l K ,. ,. r. .' Dr J M PUMPHREY The Amerlcan Beaufy Shop D y LI H 1 LI Mf Vernon Academy Dalry u G M Ik AT REASONABLE PRlCI:b Pho e 258 01111 H114 llfx A FRIEND Dr SHAMANSKY Cf!ll1f7l1ll1?lIfS 0 SENIOR CLASS 1 9 4 0 AUTOGRAPHS Congrafulahons fo Mounf Vernon Academy For Hs Forward Move In fhe Erechon of fhe Boys New Dormlfory Wa ter Engltsh CANNED FOOD SPECIALISTS Columbus VN A. VVOODRL FF O h I o Page I: Jht Compliments of C ,f' y ,- nf O O I Shoe Repairing - r' ' eaning a 'eaning 9V2 W, Vine St. Mt. Vernon, Ohio Compliments to O . I offers yo rade A Pasteurized n I I . I I . I':1g1c Ifiylrty-two SFNIOR CLASS HISTORY fContmued from page sixty onej Eddie Johnson IS a boy who bel1eves with all his heart 1n a good time During the wlnter you ll find h1m on Lake Hlawatha sk1mm1ng over the ICG concentrat1ng all of h1s energ1es on a game of hockey Roller skatlng takes the place of 1ce skatmg 1n the summer Eddle has rece1ved valuable eXp9Y1 ence in the College Press and he hopes to make pr1nt1ng h1s l1 e work Kenneth Shultz IS a natlve of Dayton Oh1O He came to Mount Vernon 1n h1s Junlor year and was chosen pres1dent of his class He has been em ployed as one of the firemen and he usually made lt pretty hot for us Tinker mg with Model Ts IS Kenny s ch1ef hobby 1n fact anythlng that has the mere suggest1on of mechan1cs mterests hlm Perhaps some day he w1ll be come a D1esal eng1neer Ronald Mott IS the gemal gentleman w1th a southern drawl from Weirton West Vlrglnla He has greatly relleved Professor Leases respons1b1l1t1es durmg the year by keeplng the boys ID West Hall IH the stralght and narrow path He has also been one of the night watchmen and head Janitor He admits that dr1v1ng an automobile IS what he enjoyed most Ronald plans to attend college next year and study medicine Granv1lle Newlon rode to Mount Vernon from Madison Tennessee on a motorcycle to Hmsh his school work at M V A He 1S employed as one of the schools electricians and spends his lelsure t1me experunentmg Wlth radios He mtends to become an expert mechanlc Our class mus1c1an IS Evelyn Farley Her snapping brown eyes and good natured d1spos1t1on will give you definlte hints of her personal1ty Lovell a large part of the t1me Wlth the church music She has also become quite skllled on the marlmba Her mus1cal interest will no doubt make her an excellent p1aH0 teacher 1n the future Our class would be incomplete were It not for Harold Lindsay who durlng the past two years has added a touch of vocal enthus1as1n to the class by his melodlous VOICE and ardent dlrecting Not only does Harold have a good VOICE but he has proved h1mself a capable leader of the Sabbath school Speaking ab1l1ty a good VOICE and leadership are three d1st1nct qU8l1t1eS Wh1Ch will some day help to make h1m one of God s messengers One of the members of the Trlple Entente fPh1l Ed and Tomb IS Ph1l Mannon Ph1l IS oui llttle short man wlth the red hair He IS dlstmguished as the general manager on the Spzrtt Staff and spends most of h1s t1me work 1ng 1n the Press where he 15 known as one of the ch1ef men 1n the composmg room He hopes to contlnue h1s trade as a p11nte1 and one day TISS to the peak of a master pr1nter Barcelona Spalr IS the blrthplace of Wllfred Roblnson However h1s home at present IS in MEXICO Wilfred IS also one of the press gang h1s officlal CapaClty bemg Paul Applegate s private secretary He truthfully con fessed that he finds h1s greatest pleasure to be argulng but he does not intend to study law as might be supposed Instead he plans to prepare for a place ID Gods work as a laborer 1n a forelgn m1ss1on Held From among the mountalns m West V1rg1n1a we lntrodu e a Jolly lad Wllllam Vogt commonly known to his school mates as Billy So long as B1lly IS around you need have no worry about a good t1me for he IS sure to . . , . .' . . . l 7 Y , . . . y - 44 1 va - . . l 7 Y 7 Y Evelyn has taken leading parts in musical programs and has assisted Mrs. Y 7 7 D ' 7 . . , ,, . ., . . . 7 . . . . 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Page Eighty three be on hand vtlth h1s p1anks and b11ght 1en1a1ks As a dlversxon f1o1n h1S dutlcs 15 one o the composers and IDILSSINCH 111 tht College Puss he finds pleasu1e 111 stamp collectmg O1 111 a game of t911I'11S He plans to pursue 1 buslness COUISG when he enrolls ID college next fall Small of stature a sweet Sllllle and a soft VOICQ tell us lt IS Dorothy Randolph Though Do1othy 15 qu1et she makes her presence felt by con t1nually 1nak1ng others happy She 1S extremely fond of dOI116St1C work such as housekeeplng cooklng and collectmg 19C1p6S Any one of Dorothy s fr1ends w1ll tell you that her one gxeat ambltlon IS to become a nurse Another membe1 of our class who IS dest1ned to become a nurse s Ma1 garet Campbell Down 1n the Culll ary depaltment you ll find her lendlng a help1ng hand to Mrs Franzma He1 one and only hobby 1S collect1ng baby plctures and once a p1cture 1S 1n he1 possess1on she guards lt ve1y Jealously attract1on fO1 h1m e1ther as an 1nterested on looker or an enthus1ast1c playe1 Dale 1S not a notorous character but every day you w1ll find l'111T1 peerlng out 'rom beh1nd bars To cla11fv tl'11S statement I wlll add that he IS 1n charge of the tool Cflb Representmg Cleveland 0h1O a1e the Thl ee Musketeers Evelyn Ralls W1lda Russell and Eva March These guls enrolled at M V A 1n then SGHIOF yeax Evelyns l1vely Splllt and hu1no1ous nature have always pro moted a good feehng 1n the class She tlmldly 8d1U1tt9d that she IS an ardent baseball fan W1ld'1 IS the small Joxlal gxrl w1th the duk ha11 After sex eral severe attacks of home s1ckness from wh1ch we were conv1nced she would 1ecover we fue ploud to flnd he1 st1ll a mcmbex of ou1 class Eva hke Wllda found she IS not xmmune to home S1CkHGSS but she too surv1ved and dec1ded that M V A was the place for her AUTOGRAPHS 'I . 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