Muhlenberg High School - Muhltohi Yearbook (Laureldale, PA)
- Class of 1950
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Class of 1950
Muhlenberg Township High School
Muhlenberg this year marks its twentyffifth year of
existence. In this time countless numbers of students
have passed through its portals.
The membership of the faculty has gradually increased
in size and many onceffamiliar faces have been replaced
by those of newcomers. However, there is always a
bit of the old retained with the new, and we believe
that even the members of the original student body
will find within these pages echoes of their own school
careers and fulfillment of cherished dreams.
The original -building was enlarged by the addition
of a wing in 1930, and now construction has been
started on another to provide further shop facilities
and the longfawaited cafeteria.
In years when no year books commemorate the
happenings, something is lost. Our purpose then, is
to prevent such a lapse for 1950, the silver anniversary
of the school. May this book, which is now little more
than paper filled with pictures, summaries, and the
like, increase in value a hundredffold as time slips
through the hourfglasses of our lives.
As often as you open the covers of this book to leaf at
random o'er its contents, may each page revive pleasant
thoughts and cherished memories of the student body,
faculty, administration, the Class of '50 .... and
Table of Confenfs
We, the Class of 1950, in our own behalf and in the
name of those who have preceded us, respectfully
dedicate this eighth volume of the Muhltohi to Miss
Edith E. Staudt, Mr. Charles S. Crumbling, and Mr.
Kermit H. Schmehl, in appreciation of their contribution
to the development and progress of our school through
their patience, understanding, and devotion to its
best interests during the tvventyffive years it has been
Muhlenberg9s Twenty-fifth Year'
Our guiding light . . . from a beginning of 16, the administrative force
has increased to 62 . . . Miss Staudt, Mr. Schmehl, and Mr. Crumbling
have remained since the birth of our school . . . under the supervision
of the County Superintendent the first year after which our school
district became third class . . . during the early years the office was manned
by Mrs. Oxenreider, who is again a member of the staff . . . enjoyed social
gatherings then as they do now . . . P. S. E. A. convention first attended
in September, 1926 . . . during the years, presented a number of plays to
provide funds for school activities-this year's attraction, "Arsenic and
Old Lace" . . most recent supplements to the staff, school nurse in 1943
and Miss Rahn's certification as a psychological examiner this year ....
these reminiscences will always remain with us: the advice which
Myron F. Boyer offered to us during three years as our class adviser ....
Mr. Spancake's welcoming word-'Separate !' '... and those wonderful???
laboratory periods . . . Mrs. Curley's helping hand in the junior class
play . . . the newly organized blackboardfwashing committee of jason
White . . . the trouble Miss Messner had trying to keep her equipment
in its proper place . . . Miss Thelma Knauss's struggles with her rowdy
homerooms . . . the diversion afforded by construction work on the new
wing and installation of the new heating system.
First brick laid for
Oliicers and guest
speaker at P. S. E. A.
Muhlenberg Township School Board
ARTHUR C. MELICK CHARLES A. TROUT
President . Secretary
ADAM H. RENTSCHLER JOSEPH W. SEYFERT
EARL A. BOYER LLOYD M. SCHAEFFER HAROLD A. STOUDT
1949-1955 1945-1951 1947-1953
CHARLES S. CRUMBLING DANIEL G. ROTHERMEL
FIRST ROW, left to right: Trout, Rentschler, Melick, Seyfert.
SECOND ROW: Cmrnbling, Rothermel, Boyer, Stoudt, Schaeffer.
CHARLES S. CRUMBLING KERMIT H. SCHMEHL
B.S., Albright College
M. S. in Ed., Cornell University
DOROTHY J. BOYER
B. S. in Home Economics, Cedar Crest
Ph. B., Muhlenberg College
in Ed., University of Pennsylvania
MYRON F- BUYER ELLA M. BRESLER
B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State Teachers B- S. Albright College
JAMES R. BROKENSHIRE CHARLES E. BUCKWORTH
Mathematics Physical Education
B. S., Franklin and Marshall B. S. in Ed., East Stroudsburg State Teachers
Ed. M., Temple University
LLOYD L. CLEMENS
B. S., Albright College
JEAN B. CURLEY IDA L. EBLING
English. Lflfifl Home Economics
A. B., Albright College B. S., Pennsylvania State College
EMMA P. EPLER DONALD L. FETTERMAN
B. S. in Ed., Temple University
HARRY G. GERBERICH
B. S. in Ed., Lebanon Valley College
B. S., Ursinus College
LEONORA s. GUTHRIE ARI-ENE L- HARNER
B. S. in Ed., Susquehanna University B. S. in Ed., Indiana State
ESTELLA E. HARRIS JOHN E. HARRIS
English, History History
A. B., Wilson College B. S. in Social Studies,
HENRY F. HOFFMAN, JR.
B. S. in Music Ecl., Lebanon Valley College
Conservatory of Music
ALTA H. HORTON QUENTIN R. KEATH
Vocal Music Mechanical Drawing
B. S. in Public School Music, Mansfield B. S. in Ed., Millersville State
State Teachers College Teachers College
THELMA L. KNAUSS
B, S. in Ed., Bloomsburg State
MIRIAM E. MOYER
B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State Teachers
FLORENCE E. MESSNER
English, Spanish h
A. B., Pennsylvania State College
DAVID F. OWEN
B. S. in Ed., East Stroudsburg State
Q Teachers College
FRANCES A. M. RAHN
Guidance Counselor and
A. B., Hood College
Ed. M., Harvard University
HAZEL A. RAMSAY E. BRAINERD REINERT
A. B., Albright College B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State
LILLIE R. RIMBY
A. B., Dickinson College
M. A., Columbia University
STELLA M. ROTH SARA R. ROTHERMEL
A. B., Pennsylvania State College A. B., Mt. Holyoke College
OLIVIA C. M. RUFFNER ESTELLA I. RUPP
Ph. B., Brown University B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State
EMILY G. SHALTER
A. B., Ursinus College
JAMES B. SHANER, JR. ROBERT D. SHIPE, JR.
Industrial Arts Science, Mathematics
Williamson Trade School B. S., Albright College
CLAUDE A. SPANCAKE
EDITH E. STAUDT
B. S., Pennsylvania State College A. B., Ursinus College
CAROLYN J. TREXLER
B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State
M. A., Columbia University
Health, Physical Education
B. S. in Health Ed., East Stroudsburg
State Teachers College
M. CATHERINE WERTZ
B. S. in Ed., Lebanon Valley College
JASON W. WHITE JOHN B. WHITE
B. S. in Ed., Bucknell University B. S. in Ed., Kutztown State
M. S., University of Michigan Teachers College
BSTHER M. WILLITS
B. S. in Ed., West Chester State
M. A., Duke University
M. ANNETTA KAUFFMAN GRACE L- GOOD
B- S- in Music Pennsylvania Washington Sanitarium and Hospital
JOHN W. BURKHART GRACE M- LONG
Attendance Office, Secretary to Superintendent
McCann Business School
CLARA K. OXENREIDER
Secretary to Superintendent . .
Inter-State Commercial College Secfemry to P"""1P'1l
ETHEL I. SHANER
Wyomissing High School
Left to right: Mr. Walter Y. Levan, Mr. Theodore Feltenberger, Mr. Floyd Berkemeyer, Mr. john J. Gicr
December 17-"The Holly Hop" sponsored by
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December 18-Mixed Chorus at Good Shepherd
December 22-Christmas pageant.
December 22fjanuary 3-Christmas vacation.
january 6-Alumni team played Varsity.
january 12-Safety Patrol skating party.
january 14-District Band at Nazareth High
january 19-Student Council election for presif
dent and vicefpresident.
january 21-Carnival Dance sponsored by
' senior class.
February 11-Muhlaires at Reading W'oman's
February 14-Muhlaires at Lions Club.
February 16-First noontime dance.
February 1648-State Band at Hazleton High
February 19-Mixed Chorus at Epiphany
February 21-YfTeen Card Party and Fashion
- Mt. Penn.
April 1.5-Soph Hop.
April ll54Miired Chorus at Nativity Lutheran
April 2O'2l-Faculty play-'iArsenic and Old
April 2O'22-District Chorus at Allentown
April 27-Students' Day.
April 29-County Orchestra at Shillington
May l-Muhlaires at Muhlenberg junior
May 3-May Day.
May 5-Spring Choral Concert.
May 5-State Scholarship Examination.
May 7-Mixed Chorus at Epler's Church.
May 25-Band Concert.
May 30-Memorial Day. ,
june 1-Senior class trip to West Point.
june 4V-Baccalaureate service.
june 15-junior-Senior Prom.
june 16-National Honor Society Trip to
New York City.
june 16-Last day of school.
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"Muhlenllerg's Twenty-fifth Year
S e n 1 o r s
The first senior class-in '29-was graduated with exactly twentyfnine
members-coincidence wasnit it? . . . last year's seniors tipped the scales
with the largest class-139 members . . . this year the class is down to 127
. . . . started the year with a bang by houseftofhouse canvassing which
boosted yearbook sales to 660 . . . genius of Marlan Manwiller and Walter
Geisler revealed by our class song, "Fifty's Future," . . first to be the
proud wearers of snazzy class sweaters . . . black and yellow-controf
versial class colors . . . remember the brilliant performances of our striving,
or should we say starving, politicians in the Student Council elections?
. . . . surprising results of the senior interest tests-housewives and
farmers were the favorites . . . were those numerous trips made by certain
seniors to the U. S. Employment Service really necessary? . . . variety
is the spice of life-so was our mystery-comedy, "Your Time Is Up"
. . . . one of the highlights of the "big year" was the seniors' sensational
Carnival Dance . . . Dick Miller uncovered hidden talent by copping
third prize in the local Pennsylvania contest . . . and what a day it was
when many of the seniors took over the administration . . . it was oceans
of fun "cruising up the river," Hudson that is, to West Point . . . we'll
never forget the dreamy night of the prom-VVhat time did you get
home? . . . "mad" rehearsals for the twentyffifth anniversary pageant . . .
and finally, our unforgettable commencement . . . "Teil is our road,
success our destination."
attracts senior boys
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J. BROOKE ALTHOUSE Academic
Brooke . . . Miss Horton's Vaughn Monroe . . . cruises around in his '37 Chevie . . .
aspiring photographer . . . Vincent Green in senior class play . . . lover of the great
outdoors . . . hiking highly favored . . . collie and Guernsey specialist . . . takes in
all local dances . . . never misses a grange meeting , . . hopes to enter Penn State
. . . farming-his career.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus 125 County Chorus 125 Muhleteers 125
Photography Club 10, 11, Vice-President 125 Hall Patrol 11, 125 Student Council
10, 115 Observer Photographer 125 Class Play 12.
BETTY ANGSTADT Commercial
Betts . . . seen at McCrory's selling hot dogs . . . always munching potato chips
. . . football fan . . . a member of Rainbow . . . favorite pastime-dancing . . . pals
around with Shirley Degler . . . likes to make her own clothing . . . admires brown
hair and blue eyes . . . ideal song-"Stardust" . . . hopes to become a secretary in
Highway Patrol 10, 11g Muhltohi.
DOMINIC ATTILI General
Chink . . . tall . . . wavy hair . . . browneeyed, loud, and friendly individual . . great
sense of humor . . . drives a '42 Ford . . . favorite expression-"How 'bout that?"
. . . loyal Yankee fan . . . mad chemist . . . would be lost without potato chips for
lunch . . . likes sports . . . future plans are to take over his father's mushroom
SHIRLEY ANN BERGER Academic
Shirley . . . an attractive young miss . . . active in the affairs of Student Council . . .
loves Clayt Fries's ice cream . . . likes to munch on celery . . . an enthusiastic driver
of her father's Chevie . . . would like to own a Buick . . . heading for the Reading
Hospital and nurse's cap . . . hopes to become an airline hostess.
Mixed Chorus 125 YfTeens 11, 125 Photography Club 11, 125 Highway Patrol
10, 115 Traffic Court Secretary 125 Student Council 11, 125 Muhltohi.
CHARLOTTE BERRY Commercial
Blondie . . . talkative . . . likes to eat macaroni with cheese . . . prefers blue . . pet
expression-"l'll give you a shot in the head" . . . Peter Lawford fan . . . former resi-
dent of Burbank, California . . . when playing football, she prefers the fullback posi-
tion .... competent swimmer and diver . . . future undetermined.
Muhltohig Basketball Honor Team 12.
RAY BIEBER Commercial
Ray . . . curlyfhaired, brunette . . . favorite pastime-tinkering with radios and
experimenting with photography . . . shuns women . . . classical music fan . . . dis
likes jazz . . . displays poetic ability in the humorous vein . . . partftime paint
brush manipulator . . . plans to operate a small business in the future.
Photography Club 10, 11, 12.
KENNETH BINGAMAN General
Bingy . . . quiet . . . brown, wavy hair . . . highly humorous . . . fond of his red
and yellowmodel"A"roadster. . .pet expression, "Will you look at that, will you?"
. . . . hates football . . . always carrying a blue folder to class . . . hobby is cars . . .
works in a sand quarry during his extra time . . . plans to be a future mechanic or
LUCILLE BOYER Commercial
Sissie . . . fair-haired miss who sports a sunny smile . . . favorite expression-
"Oh, shoot !" . . . loves mint patties . . . may be found zooming through Laureldale
in a '35 Ford . . . pals around the school with Naomi Brown . . . an ardent admirer
of john Wayne . . . will pound the keys of a typewriter in the future.
Highway Patrol 10, 11, 123 Mixed Chorus 11g Muhltohi.
HERBERT BREIDIGAM Gefleflll
Herbie . . . dark blond hair . . . blue eyes . . . jovial lad . . . likes skiing, icefskating,
and camping . . . enjoys listening to the radio and going to the movies . . . never
cares to study too much . . . pet expression-"Oh, brother" . . . member of the
Maririe Reserves . . . regular in attendance at Saturday night church dances . . .
draftsman in the future.
GARY BRICKER Industrial
Gary . . . a thoughtful, dark-eyed student . . . mechanically inclined . . . seen oper-
ating dad's Dodge . . . enjoys the outedoors . . . modern day Nimrod . . . skates
frequently at the fairground roller rink . . . delighted with history??? . . . Mr.
Harris's "Gregory" . . . member of Naval Reserve . . . future ambition-auto
JAMES BROKENSHIRE Academic
Jim . . . jovial, friendly, and ambitious . . . gets around . . . faithful admirer of Bill
l.ong's "Betsy" . . . one of Hyde Park's gourmands and a regular at Matty's . . .
leadfoff man for Goodwill pinboy bowling team . . . one of Shaner's boys . . . lead
in senior class play . . . always seen with a home town boy called Willie . . . plans
to attend West Point.
HifY 10, 11, Chaplain 12g Hall Patrol ll, 125 Highway Patrol 10, 11, 12: ,Honor
Society 11, 12g Student Council Vice-President 11, President 12g Muhltohig
Class Play 11, 125 Stage Crew 10, 11, 12.
HAROLD BROSSMAN Academic
Bud . . . quiet and studious . . . likes school??? . . . able weight-lifter and acrobat
. . . . works out at the Y. M. C. A. . . acclaimed for his ability to scratch in billiards
. . . . doesn't believe in fancy dress . . . putts around on a motorcycle-when it
runs . . . often found experimenting . . . hopes for a future in science.
NAOMI BROWN Home Economics
Brownie . . . distinguishable by her dark shell'rimmed glasses . . . hoefdown fan
. . . . loquacious . . . lover of argumentation . . . pesty . . . hobby-collecting books
. . . . good cook but detests cooking classes . . . sports fan . . . likes to referee in
gym classes , . . enjoys good jokes . . . future plans-salesgirl.
RICHARD BROWN General
Dick . . . typical schoolboy with the haircut . . . ayoyo expert . . . chatterbox . . .
model airplane builder . . . radio and television fiend . . . one of the Wixon Gas
station gang . . . played defensive end for Muhl's football team. . . high jumper on
the Buckworth track squad . . . future plans concern U. S. Navy.
Hall Patrol 11, 125 Class Play 11g V. Football 125 J. V. Football 10, 11.
SHIRLEY BROWN Commercial
Shirley . . . sports a smile for everyone . . . selects her clothing to match her blonde
hair . . . seen in the halls with Arlene Deysher . . . dreams of owning a collie . . .
travels from Leesport . . . often heard saying, "Oh, gee whiz" . . . favorite pastime
-dancing . . . seeks a position in the commercial field in the future.
Mixed Chorus 125 Muhltohi.
WILLIAM BUCK Academic
Willie . . . witty . . , carefree . . . mischievous . . . always happy . . . spends little
time in a barber shop . . . roams the shortstop position on the baseball team . . . set'
shot artist on basketball team . . . bowls as a pastime . . . first lieutenant on the
hall patrol . . . aims to be a bachelor . . . headed for Penn State's forestry school.
Hall Patrol 11, 125 Traffic Court 125 Varsity Basketball 11, 125 J. V. Basketball
105 Baseball 10, 11, 12.
ANTHONY BUDA Industrial
Tony . . . blue eyes . . . ruddy complexion . . . short and stocky . . . out to have a
good time . . . friend of all . . . great star for the Laurel Red Caps softball team . . .
loves to hunt and fish . . . sandflot football player . . . Milton Berle television fan
. . . . will probably be seen in Uncle Sam's Army after graduation.
ROBERT BURDAN Industrial
Squirrel . . . always dependable . . . built close to the ground . . . sports a crew cut
and side burns . . . has his own "Hot Rod" . . . trumpeteer in Dave Geary's band
. . . . speedy captain of Hall Patrol . . . comedian of Hank Hoffman's plumbers . . .
well-planned future . . . expects to apprentice with an organ maker and tuner
Orchestra 10, 11, 125 Band 10, 11, 125 District Band 115 County Band 125 Mixed
Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus 115 County Chorus 125 Muhleteers 11, 125
HifY 10, 11, 125 Hall Patrol 11, Captain 125 J. V. Basketball 115 J. V. Football 115
JUDITH CANFIELD Academic
Judy . . . class thespian . . . great reader . . . a "Rainbow Girl" . . . constantly
laughing and talking . . . favorite subject for argumentation-chemical theories
and politics . . . adores new convertibles and clothing . . , "ticket taker" at games
. . pet expression, "Oh Crow" . . . future woman in white.
Debating 11, 125 YfTeens 11, 125 Class Play 11, 125 Student Council 12.
RICHARD CLARK Academic
Dick . . . energetic . . . diligent worker . . . booming bass in mixed chorus and
Muhleteers . . . plays sax in orchestra and band . . . spends Sunday afternoons
listening to a good concert . . . outstanding student of chemistry . . . eagerly looks
forward to German class? . . . favorite sport-fishing . . . plans to enter Penn State
to major in chemistry.
Orchestra 10, 11, 125 Band 10, 11, 125 Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus
125 County Chorus 125 Muhleteers 125 Highway Patrol 105 Honor Society 12.
MARIE CONNOLLY Academic
Irish . . . an Irish lass with a permanent smile . . . companionable . . . jive fan . . .
pet expression, "OfCrumb" . . . skating enthusiast . . . collects recipes . . . favorite
pastime-dancing . . . dislikes "old look" . . . devotee of food . . . favorite song-
"Sonny Boy" . . . leisure time spent listening to Billy Eckstine . . . future intention
-to become a nurse.
YfTeens 11, 12g Photography Club 11, 125 Muhltohi.
HOWARD CORRELL General
Howie . . . energetic and carefree . . . well dressed . . . president of photography
club . . . clerk in local grocery store . . . usually found at the Y. M. C. A. . . has a
powerful voice . . . smooth dancer . . . life of the party . . . swims like a fish . . .
lover of the great outdoors . . . ice skating specialist . . . cartoon king . . . hopes to
eam first million at Lieberknecht's as a tool maker,
Photography Club 10, Vice-President 11, President 12.
RICHARD DAVIS Industrial
Dick . . . quiet . . . rugged fellow . . . thinks he can hunt and fish . . . likes to be
outdoors . . . prefers woodshop over any other subject . . . imagines he can sing . . .
often found buzzing around the stage . . . lvir. Shaner's right-hand man . . . may be
found working on old cars . . . intends to be a mechanic in Army Air Force.
Stage Crew 10, 11, 12g Track 11, 12.
N JOAN DB ANGELO Academic
joanie . . . baby face . . . day dreamer . . . quiet in classes but outside-"oh, boy!"
. . . . favorite color-green . . . does wonders with a needle and thread . . . a loyal
ticket salesgirl . . . Mrs. Audrey Benton of the senior class play . . . sports enthusif
ast . . . delights in art . . . ambition-to soothe someone's fevered brow at the
Y-Teens 11, 123 Photography Club 11, 123 Highway Patrol 10, 11, 125 Class
Play 12g G. A. A. 11g Honor Society 12.
SHIRLEY DEGLER Commercial
Blondie . . . dreamy, bluefeyed Alsace lass . . . adores Glenn Ford . . . scoots about
in her Plymouth . . . pep personified . . . always helpful . . . Mr. Spancake's five-
minute girl . . . loathes food . . . a sharp dresser . . . leisure time spent in training
her dog . . . plans to attend R. B. I .... later, to become a secretary.
DONALD DEIST General
Da Da . . . winning personality . . .seen but seldom heard . . . amateur photographer
. . . . likes to drive his dad's old Chevie . . . can often be seen riding around Laurel'
dale on his bicycle . . . one of our National Guards . . . vice-president of "Sunset
Sitting Society" . . . plans to become an aviation mechanic after graduation.
Photography Club 10, 11, 12. -
NANCY DELLICKER Commercial
Nancy . . . light hair and grey eyes . . . doesn't talk much . . . likes to cook and sew
. . . listens to the radio . . . does a lot of reading . . . bingo fan . . . spends some of
her leisure time at the movies . . . corresponds with a girl in Holland . . . can be
seen with Pauline . . . favorite subject-shorthand . . . aspires to be a secretary
in the future.
DOROTHY DELP Commercial
Dotty . . . shiny dark brown hair and eyes . . . winning personality . . pearl-white
teeth . . . healthy complexion . . . favorite expression-"EfCads" . . . specialty at
noon-potato chips . . . modest shorthand whiz . . . lends an ear to Bing Crosby
. . . enjoys going to movies . . . resident of Ruscombmanor . . . future-"Number
PAULINE DELP Commercial
Pauline . . .light hair and blue eyes . . . quiet manner . . . ambitious . . . spends most
of her spare time roller skating and going to movies . . . can be seen at many of the
games . . . likes to read movie magazines . . . pet expression-"For Pete's sake" . . .
always seen with Nancy and Ginny . . . hopes to enter the secretarial field.
RITA DEPPEN Commercial
Snookie . . . likes to chew gum in classes . . . always found writing to a certain
"Marine" in study . . . seen skating at Holland's on Saturday nights . . . enjoys
playing the accordion . . . wears brilliant colors . . . favorite song-"Again" . . .
roams the halls of M. T. H. S. with Alvia DeSantis . . . adores brown eyes and
black wavy hair . . . future ambition-housewife.
ALBERT DBSANTIS General
Mussy . . . dark . . . handsome . . . good humored , . . hates to walk anywhere
. . . . always waiting for a hop . . . plays third base for St. Marco's . . . outdoor man
in sports . . . drives his father's Nash . . . a great admirer of the New York Yankees
and "-Iolting Joe" . . . plans to run his father's mushroom plant.
Baseball 11, 12.
ALVIA DBSANTIS Commercial
Al . . . dark haired, blue-eyed miss . . . spends idle hours "just hanging around" . . .
pet expression, "Hey, . . . a fan of the Temple baseball team . . . loves
baking. . . delights in tracing??? . . .Sinatra fan . . .lover of opera . . . plans to furth-
er education at some nearby college.
YfTeens 113 Muhltohi.
ARLENE DEYSHER Commercial
Red . . . diminutive type . . . originally from Boyertown . . . distinguished by her
curly red hair . . . goodfnatured friend of everyone . . . loves movies and dancing
. . . .candy addict . . . firm believer in "opposite attraction" . . . favorite singer-
Vaughn Monroe . . . plans to be a secretary in the future.
ANITA DRY Commercial
Anita . . . happy medium between quiet and noisy . . . always in a hurry . . . fond
of traveling . . . enthusiastic about singing . . . member of church choir . . . fingers
the eighty-eight keys in her spare time . . . earns her pennies at Kresge's 5 and 10
. . . . favorite class-history??? . . . prime aspiration, representative for a prominent
Mixed Chorus 11, 123 District Chorus 125 County Chorus 113 Muhlaires 11, 12.
EDWIN DUNKELBERGER Academic
Dunk . . . all out for fun . . . knack for trouble . . . enjoys home workfshop . . . likes
baseball and all other sports . . . experienced horseman . . . prefers a Chevie . . . has
a "position" at Cassel's . . . wears a Hamburg class ring . . . Mrs. Rupp's "Michel-
angelo" . . . trigonometry genius . . . future intention-to study engineering at
HifY 11, 12g Photography Club 12.
ALFRED DUTT, J.R General
Li'l Dutt . . . sly, perky fellow . . . always talking with the girls . . . could be
found behind a blade of grass on the football field . . . active in football and baseball
. . . . has a keen interest in horses . . . works on his father's farm during his spare
time . . . thinks football is tops in sports . . . will swab his way to success in the
J. V. Basketball 11, Varsity Football 123 J. V. Football 11g Baseball 11, 12.
ROBERT EBERLY Academic
Bob . . . acclaimed far and wide for his ability to laugh . . . full of tricks . . . "jack
of all trades, master of none" . . . Miss Messner's pride and joy in Spanish Class
. . . . seen driving shiny, black Ford coupe through Laureldale . . . ardent bowling
fan . . . haunts Alsace Township . . . plans to take life's hard knocks as they come.
Orchestra 10, 11, 12g Band 10, 11, 125 HifY 10, 11, 1251. V. Basketball 10g Varsity
Basketball 11, 12.
WALTER ECKERT General
Wally . . . flashy dresser . . . with Kutztown interests . . . expert hunter and fisher'
man . . . member of the I. M. W. Hunting and Fishing Club . . . card playing his
diversion when not strumming bass fiddle for the Eckert Bros .... member ofthe
National Guard . . . will attend Conn Music Repair School.
Orchestra 10, 11, 125 Band 10. 11, 129 County Band 125 Highway Patrol 10.
EDWARD EVANS Academic
Bifty . . . happyfgo-lucky fellow . . . blushes easily . . . rare sense of humor . . . has
a keen mind . . . very good student . . . one of Matty's regular customers . . . second
lieutenant of hall patrol . . . one of Miss Horton's "canaries" . . . plays the "hot
corner" in baseball . . . hopes to attend Wyomissing Polytech. to become a
Mixed Chorus 123 County Chorus 125 Muhleteers 123 Hall Patrol 11, 123 Honor
Society 11, VicefPresident 123 Student Council Treasurer 11, Observer 123
Muhltohig Class VicefPresident 103 J. V. Basketball 113 Varsity Basketball 12.
J. ARLINGTON FISHER Academic
Jack . . . lanky, redfhaired dynamo . . . boisterous . . . loves to practice mechanics
on his old Chevie . . . runs around with Trego . . . favorite song-"Because" . . .
tinkers with wire recorders . . . frequently heard saying, "You know it" . . .
sharp dresser . . . GIRLS!! . . . class "Romeo" . . . a future engineer for C. W. Good.
Mixed Chorus 105 Photography Club 12.
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LARUE FOLTZ Commercial
Lulu . . . diminutive . . . freckle faced . . . jovial type . . . pet expression, "Gurn-
drops" . . . Muhl cheerleader . . . homeroom pet . . . Junior Prom queen . . . lends an
ear to Frankie Laine . . . one of Matty's part-time soda dispensers ,... leisure
hours a secret??? . . . future ambition, to become somebody's secretary.
YfTeens 11, 125 Highway Patrol 10, 115 Muhltohig Cheerleading 11, 12.
FRANK FRICK Industrial
Frickie . . . tall and light complexioned . . . dry humor . . . hunts, fishes, and ice
skates in his spare time . . . hails from Temple Heights . . . during the summer
plays softball for Laurel Red Caps . . . in the future plans to work in the drafting
department at Reading Steel Products.
Hi-Y 11, 125 J. V. Football 11.
JANICE GARLIN Commercial
jan . . . color guard substitute . . . fond of traveling by plane, having traveled
through Europe and Asia during most of her junior year . . , enthusiastic about
dancing, movies, and parties . . . relishes curry, rice, and dates-the kind you
eat??? . . . future intention-secretary or air hostess.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 YfTeens 11, 125 Muhltohi.
FORREST GAUBY Academic
Woods . . . build of a lumberjack . . . reserved manner??? . . . keeps the Oussavsa
in circulation . . . pilots his Nash to M.T.H.S. from Ruscombmanor . . . one of
Miss Horton's select tenors . . . dislikes persuasive girls . . . plans to make his
millions raising goats on a huge farm in the West.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus 125 County Chorus 11, 125 Muhleteers
11, 125 Observer 125 Muhltohi. '
DAVID GEARY Academic
Dave. . . blond hair, medium height, and usually sedate . . . crazy about Chemistry
. . . . scored for opponents in jayvee game . . . highly admired by his girlfsl . . .
one of the "boys" in the Wolves' Den . . . originator and director of the D. G.
dance band . . . plans to prepare for a musical career at West Chester State Teachers
Orchestra 125 Band 10, 11, 125 District Band 125 County Band 10, 11, 125 Mixed
Chorus 11, 125 Muhleteers 11, 125 Hi-Y 11, 125 J. V. Basketball 11.
BARBARA GEIGER Commercial
Bobbie . . . attractive, bluefeyed miss . . . sharp dresser . . . Frankie Laine record
fan . . . pet expression-"Oh, Yes" . . . enjoys a good joke . . . one of the Kresge
lassies . . . admires green Chevies . . . craves potato chips . . . enthusiastic law
student??? . . . hopes to become an employee of the Bell Telephone Company.
WALTER GEISLER Academic
Walt . . . meticulous dresser . . . aggressive student . . . slaves over Ossaavsa
editions . . . flair for dramatics . . . usually toting a bag of malt balls . . . avid
photographer . . . likes stimulating arguments . . . enjoys Grieg's concerto . . .
enthusiastic dancer . . . hopes to matriculate at Kutztown State Teachers College.
Mixed Chorus 124 Honor Society 11, Treasurer 12g Student Council Treasurer
11, 123 Observer 123 Muhltohig Class Play 11, 123 Quill and Scroll 11.
RICHARD GEISS General
Dick . . . a likeable fellow . . . curly haired . . . likes to argue with Mr. Harris . . .
favorite food-ice cream . . . likes a certain senior miss . . . juggles trays at the
Abraham Lincoln . . . swims like a fish . . . aims a '47 Pontiac . . . riding when not
repairing his motorbike . . . engineer of own model railroad . . . in future plans to
earn his wings in U. S. Navy.
Photography Club 125 Hall Patrol 11, 12g J. V. Football 10g Swimming Team 10.
ROSE MARIE GERHART Commercial
Rosie . . . cute but quiet . . . bashful . . . crisply curling hair . . . blushes on the
least provocation . . . spends much of her school time doing secretarial work . . .
delights in sewing and cooking . . . enjoys working at Reeserls . . . her future
ambition-to become a waitress and a hostess.
GERALD GILBERT Academic
Gil . . . extensive vocabulary . . . roars with laughter . . . accomplished pianist . . .
enjoys chess . . . study fiend . . . puts in time at a local grocery store . . . ardent
admirer of classical music . . . relishes two or three Italian sandwiches at a time
. . . . future ambition-certified public accountant.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 Debating 11, 12g Honor Society 11, 12g Class Treas-
H. KARL GODSHALL Academic
Karl . . . seen but not heard . . . lover of classical music . . . violin virtuoso . . .
amateur zoologist . . . constantly perplexed by trig problems . . . challenges anyone
to a game of tennis . . . loves to devour oysters . . pursues the art of philately . . .
plans to enter Kutztown State Teachers College, majoring in biology.
Orchestra 10, 11, 12g District Orchestra 125 County Orchestra 11g Mixed Chorus
12g Tennis Team 11, 12. 5
ROBERT GORDON Industrial
Pep . . . witty . . . friend to anyone . . . corny jokester . . . can be found at the
Wolverine clubhouse . . . lover of the outdoors . . . can be seen at night training
his dog for coon-hunting . . . has pet skunk . . . owner of the "Blue Danube" . . .
stars in track . . . plans to be a carpenter before heading northward.
Mixed Chorus 11, 123 HifY 105 Hall Patrol 11. 1251, V. Foootball 105 Track 11, 12.
THOMAS GRETH Industrial
Tim . . . quiet, but rugged . . . weight man of the track team . . . loves to roam
through the fairground fences . . . claims to be the outdoor type . . . after school
spends most of his time helping his father load top soil . . . plans to enter Navy
Hi-Y 10, 11, 12g V. Football 10, 11, 12g Track 11,12.
JAY GROMIS Academic
Tuffy . . . possessor of wavy black hair . . . has strong craving for skunk and
coon trapping . . . leisure time spent in trapping and traveling with the l. M. W.
Hunting and Fishing Club . . . a Calso gas station attendant . . . Pfc. in the Marine
Corp Reserves in preparation for his future years in the U. S. Marine Corps.
Orchestra 10, 11.
STANLEY HAAG Academic
Stan . . . tall, hrownfeyed chap . . . hails from Dauberville . . . admirer of the great
ouboffdoors . . . trapping has required his being an early riser . . . likes to hunt,
fish, and watch television . . . favorite expression-"Gosh" . . . usually seen walking
around the halls with Bob . . . future intention-Bell Telephone employee.
Mixed Chorus 12.
RODNEY HAMANN Academic
Rod . . . jovial . . . favorite expression-"Shrewd" . . . favorite pastime-auto'
mobiles . . . owns and pilots a hot-rod . . . served capably as assistant stage tech-
nician during class play productions . . . big and small game hunter. . . director of
human traffic in halls . . . prefers blondes rather than red heads in the future
may possibly design your new car.
Mixed Chorus 12g Hall Patrol 11, 125 Student Council 10, 11.
DORIS HECKMAN Academic
Hecky. . . small, pert and blonde . . . haunting brown eyes . . . chief cook and bottle
washer . . . "Ugh"-favorite expression . . . accomplished mixed chorus soloist
. . . . makes frequent trips to Wyomissing Institute of Fine Arts . . . constant
moviefgoer . . . future ambition-to occupy a chair at Bell Telephone switchboard.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 12g District Chorus 11, 123 County Chorus 11, 12g Muhlf
aires 11, 123 YfTeens 11, 123 Muhltohi.
JACQUELINE HEFFNER Commercial
jackie . . . peppy . . . happyfgoflucky, hazelfeyed miss . . . ably assists in cheering
the Muhls to victory . . . speaks her mind . . . hearty laughter . . . adores dancing
. . . . ardent admirer of Como . . . collects pins . . . can be found Saturday nights
witnessing Central Fire Company basketball games . . . future intention-book'
keeper at Reading Trust Company.
YfTeens 11, 125 Muhltohig Cheerleading 10, 11, 12.
VIRGINIA HEFFNER Commercial I
Ginny . . . a quiet miss with a warm smile . . . evenftempered . . . usually seen with
"Polly" . . . rates the disc jockey programs as tops . . . often says. "Are you going
to the game tonight?" . . . partial to art class . . ,. holds a glamorous job at Grimes
Potato Chip factory??? . . . after graduation intends to work in a hosiery mill.
Y-Teens 11, 12.
GRACE HELDER Commercial
Grace . . . full of fun . . . cheerful . . . always hungry . . . craves Italian spaghetti
. . . labors as part-time clerk at joseph's . . . loves history qLLizzes??'? . . . enjoys
working at home . . . rides horses for recreation . . . favorite color--navy blue . . .
pet expression-"Gosh" . . . gives traveling much thought . . . ambition-buyer
for a dress company.
Y-Teens 11, 125 Muhltohi.
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DELORES HENN Commercial
Dollie . . . a friend to everyone . . . cheerful . . . always chattering with Emma . . .
ambitious commercial student . . . handy with a needle . . . ardent movie fan . . .
drools over spaghetti . . one of Miss Knauss's most frequent pests . . . pet expresf
sion-"Good heavens" . . . rides around in a '41 Pontiac . . . snag repairer at the
B. K. M. . , one of our future housewives.
YfTeens 115 Muhltohi.
HAZEL HENSLEY Commercial
Hazel . . . brown hair and hazel eyes . . . serene . . . serious worker . . . winning
personality . . . extremely considerate . . . adores ice cream and convertibles . . .
pet expression-"You known . . . welcome gift from Reading High . . . usually
seen but not heard . . . card shark . . . favorite pastime-movies . . . aspires to gain
an office position.
EMMA HERLINE Commercial
Emma . . . tall . . . brainy . . . calm manner . . . energetic . . . always eating . . . likes
whipped cream on practically all foods . . . sews many of her own clothes . . . enjoys
dancing . . . makes friends easily . . . pet expression-"Oh, crumb" . . . plumber
in the school band . . . top commercial student . . . her future ambitionktapping
the typewriter and taking shorthand.
Orchestra 10, 11, 12g Band 10, 11, 125 Y-Teens 115 Muhltohig Honor Society 12.
WILLIAM HEVALOW General
Bill . . . darkfhaired, bluefeyed Irishman . . . movie fiend . . . member of our varsity
basketball squad . .. gcodfnatured . . . rifleman in Sneeze's hot-rod . . . enjoys
eating and sleeping . . . pet peeve-giggling girls . . . very fond of English class
for some reason??? . . . hopes to obtain a mechanical position.
HifY 10, 11, 125 V. Basketball 10, 11.
NATALIE ANN HUBER Academic
Nat . . . beautiful blue eyes and black hair . . . always pesting . . . ravenous appe'
tite . . . lover of canines . . . enjoys mixed chorus and YfTeen chorus . . . collects
pictures and miniatures of dogs . . . pet expression-"Does my hair look all right?"
. . . tickles the ivories . . . favorite song-"Oh, johnny" . . . loves traveling . . .
would like to enter St. Mary's College.
Mixed Chorus 11, 125 Y-Teens 11, 125 Photography Club, Treasurer 115 Student
Council 115 Muhltohi.
RICHARD HUNSBERGER Academic
Dick . . . shiny black hair . . . going to buy a violin to go with it . . . passes time at
Hotel Abraham Lincoln as head waiter in dining room . . . "chaws" on chewing
gum continuously . . . female pester . . . specializes in confusing people . . . favorite
song-"Oh, You Redhead" . . . plans to go into business after school days.
Photography Club 11, 12.
RODNEY HURST General
Hurstie . . . quiet, reserved, evenftempered . . . undisturbed by people or events
. . . . spends all his spare time working at a local gas station . . . enjoys fishing
. . . voracious ice cream eater , . . woodshop tops . . . chemistry-other extreme
. . . . enjoys driving shiny black limousines . . . plans to learn a trade in the future.
ROBERT JETER General
Twinkle Toes Bob . . . M.T.H.S.'s tall, dark, and handsome roaming halfback . . .
member of "the boys" . . . quite a jokester . . . enjoys crumbling the fenders on
other people's automobiles . . . a halffmiler on the track team . . . Mr. Keath's
example of a good architect . . . plans to earn his money drawing and planning
Mixed Chorus 12g Student Council President 12g Class VicefPresident 12g
Varsity Football 12g J. V. Football 10, 115 Track 10, 115 Honor Society 12.
PATRICIA JONES Commercial 1
Pat . . . slender, blonde . . . cheerful . . . accomplished soprano . . . faithful basket'
ball fan . . . loves typing . . . full of fun . . . pet expression-"Honest to john" . . .
homework lover??? . . . craves food . . . can be seen passing between classes with
some blueeeyed lass . . . future aspiration-doctor's receptionist.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus 123 County Chorus 12g Muhlaires 12g
YfTeens 11, 12g Highway Patrol 10.
NORMA KANTNER General
Norma . . . jovial, freckleffaced type . . . heard before seen . . . staunch supporter
at games . . . changeable as the weather . . . "Oh, johnny!!!" . . . Frankie Laine
admirer . . . bowling enthusiast . . . likes to dance . . . crazy about jive and bop . . .
fluent converser about drum corps experiences . . . future ambition-mender at
Rosedale Knitting Mills.
YfTeens 11, 12.
BETTY ANN KARBEL Academic
Betty Ann . . . petite . . . attractive . . . easy to get along with . . . chauffeurs the
kids from Hyde Park to school in Bejamadopa . . . always hungry . . . Alumni
Editor of the Osssavnn . . . diverting chatter . . . favorite song and expression-
"And Mimi" . . . a member of the "gang" . . . plans to draw her pay from Bell
Y-Teens 11, 12g Observer 125 Muhltohi.
ROBBIE KILGORE Commercial
Robbie . . . hails from Muhlenberg Park . . . blonde curly hair . . . still calls Mississ-
ippi her home . . . relishes Southern cooking . . . keen about cars . . . packs a mean
lunch box , . . spends spare time at Matty's . . . one of the "Big Three" . . . collects
pay at the Stardust . . . plans to attend business school in the South.
Y-Teens 11, 12g Muhltohi.
JANET KINSEY Home Economics
Peanuts . . . greenfeyed, red-haired miss . . . "Pee Wee" of the class . . . favorite
pastime-baby sitting. . . hobby-dancing . . . jive enthusiast . . . ardent admirer
of Howard Duff . . . pet expression, "Oh, sugar!" . . . simply adores food . . . cooking
rates tops in subjects . . . plans to become somebody's efficient housewife.
NORMAN KLEMMER Academic
Bupp . . . long, curly hair . . . arrayed in bright shirts, pegs, and clodhoppers . . .
constantly seen driving his motorcycle Cmurdercyclej around Temple and Hyde
Park . . . grease monkey of Seyler Motors . . . loud, jovial, boisterous ,... enjoys
skiing . . . plans for a career as an automobile mechanic.
Mixed Chorus 10, 113 Student Council 103 Swimming Team 10.
Kliney . . . pleasing personality . . . slick dresser . . . big brown eyes and wavy
brown hair . . . keen sense of humor . . . yells her lungs out for the teams as a cheer-
leader . . . likes icefskating . . . spends her spare time dancing . . . often seen strolling
the halls with Baba and Jackie . . . one of Matty's regular customers . . . future
intention is to attend Bryland Institute.
Mixed Chorus 10g YfTeens 11, 12g Muhltohig Cheerleading 10, 11, 125 Swimming
JEAN KURTYKA ' cofnmmfaz
Jeanie . . . shiny blonde hair . . . irrepressible sense of humor . . . one of the "Big
Three" . . . always doing something, especially during Osssavsn deadline . . .
noted for her trot . . . persuasive manner . . . plans to see the world . . . records
minutes of senior class and YfTeens . . . will major in retailing at Richmond
Y-Teens 11, Secretary 123 Observer 12g Muhltohig Class Secretary 125 Honor
JOYCE KURTZ Commercial
Joyce . . . cheerful . . . ideal disposition . . . travel-minded . . . efficient . . . puts in
time at Matty's as a soda jerk . . . usually seen rushing to classes . . . one of the
"Big Three" . . . active in school affairs . . '. original ideas . . . handles senior money
bags . . . hopes to gain a secretarial position.
Mixed Chorus 11, 12g YfTeens 11, 123 Highway Patrol 105 Traffic Court 11,
President 125 Honor Society 11, Secretary 12g Student Council Vice-President 11g
Muhltohig Class Treasurer 11, 125 Student Operators' Club, President 12.
JOYCE KURZWEG Academic
Joyce . . . cute smile . . . long blonde hair and blue eyes . . . quiet disposition . . .
excellent trig student . . . anywhere and everywhere can be heard saying, "I'm
hungry" . . . dependable treasurer of Y-Teens . . . basketball fan . . . member of
hall patrol court . . . enjoys knitting and playing the piano . . . claimed by Eastern
Band 103 Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 12g District Chorus 12g Y-Teens Treasurer 11, 12g
Hall Patrol Court 125 Observer 123 G. A. A. 105 Basketball Honor Team 10g
Muhltohig Honor Society 12.
CAROL KUTZER General
Kutzie . . . noisy . . . temperamental . . . dancing dark eyes . . . bangs . . . hails from
Middletown . . . loves to cut hair . . . crazy about soft pretzels . . . favorite expresf
sion-"Spit nickels" . . . green-her favorite color . . . fascinated by football
players . . . Peter Lawford fan . . . "Stardust"-her favorite song . . . roller skating
fiend . . has heart set on being TWA air hostess.
CLARENCE LERCH General
Red . . . serene . . . genial . . . blue-eyed, redfhaired chap . . . pesty, especially to
the female sex . . . favorite subject-art . . homework dodger . . . amateur airplane
builder . . . enjoys sports, traveling, and reading . . . member of the Marine Re-
serves . . . after graduation plans to enlist in the Marines.
JEAN LEVAN Commercial
Jeanne . . . dark hair and blue eyes . . lassie with a winning personality . . . very
quiet . . . expert typist . . . hails from Alsace . . . favorite expression-'LYurnmy"
. . . pet peeve-hives . . . prefers being busy . . . enjoys eating cake . . . pastime-
daneing . . . seen in '36 Plymouth coupe . . . future ambition-stenographer.
Y-Teens 11, 125 Student Council 11, 125 Muhltohig Color Guard 12.
MARLAN MANWILLER Academic
Manny . . . great enthusiasm for classical music . . . accomplished artist of clarinet
. . . . proficient pianist . . . expert on Bartok, Brahms, and Tschaikowsky . . . de-
lights in doing homework??? . . . master of trigonometry??? . . favorite indulgence
-reading philosophy and meditating . . . future arnbitionicomposer.
Orchestra 10, 11, 125 District Orchestra 115 County Orchestra 125 Band 10, 11,
125 District Band 10, 11, 125 State Band 115 County Band 10, 11, 125 Mixed
Chorus 11, 12.
GRACE MARTORANA General
Marty . . . vivacious . . . hep to all the new styles . . . always infatuatedg loves to
swoon . . . feature majorette . . . where there's Carol there's Gracie, and where
there's Gracie there's trouble . . . always eating in class , . . plays football with a
hockey stick . . one of the "gang" . . . fascinated by tall football players . . . hopes
to make a career of dancing.
YfTeens 125 Class Play 12.
JAY MCKENTLY General
Jay . . . "muzzy" fan . . . blushes readily . . . constantly roaming the halls with
"the boys" . . . one of Jason White's great trig students?7? . . his answers in class
usually good for a laugh . . . may be seen anytime in his smoothly percolating Ford
. . . . Mr. Keath's understudy . . . service station attendant.
RICHARD MILLER Academic
Goop . . . neatly attired . . . never has a moment to spare . . . shifty quarterback
. . . . short order cook at Frank Reeser's . . . winter hobby, muskrat trapping . . .
holds position to say, "Will the meeting come to order" . . . lover of birds, especif
ally Robins and pigeons . . . intends to further his education at college.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 123 Muhleteers 12g HifY 10, 11, VicefPresident 123 Honor
Society 11, President 12g Class President 10, 11, 125 Varsity Football 10, 11, 12g
Varsity Basketball 11, 12g J. V. Basketball 109 Track 10, 11, 123 Swimming Team
ROBERT MILLER Acadgmfc
Bob . . . Centerport's handsome, broadfshouldered lad . . . one of the quieter
members of the class . . . "Pop's new Chevie'-the answer to his transportation
problems to games . . . has a soft spot in his heart for girls . . . enthusiastic trapper
. . . . frequent visitor of the Temple Diner . . . plans to do construction work after
Mixed Chorus 12g Class Vice-President 11.
JEAN MOLL Academic
Jeanie . . . light brown hair, sparkling brown eyes . . . hails from Molltown . . .
good worker . . . faithful ticket seller for all the games . . . enjoys all sports . . . love
for dancing . . . likes spaghetti . . . always rushing through the halls . . . pleasant
smile for everyone . . . aspires to become an airline hostess after attending Kutz-
town State Teachers College.
Y-Teens 11, 123 Highway Patrol 10, 11, 123 Observer 12g Muhltohig Flag Twirler
11, 12g Track 105 G. A. A. 10, 11, 12g Basketball Honor Team 10, 115 Hockey
Honor Team 10, 11, 125 Honor Society 12.
DONALD MOSES Commercial
Moses . . . hazel eyed . . . practical joker . . . "Silence is Golden" . . . one of Miss
Knauss's Three Musketeers . . . speed demon in bookkeeping class . . . television
fiend . . . motor cowboy . . . enjoys tinkering with his dad's car . . . selffappointed
salesman . . . vocational interest lies in the secretarial field.
BARBARA MOYER Academic
Bobbie . . . big blue blinkers . . . always rushing . . . cheers teams to victory . . .
swings a mean hockey stick and tosses a fast basketball . . . capable YfTeen presi'
dent . . . slings hash at Frank Reeser's . . . proud possessor of driver's license . . .
mad about any new fad . . . gave up violin as a bad try . . . hopes to "Skip" through
college to become a lab technician.
Mixed Chorus 11, 123 Y-Teens VicefPresident 11, President 125 Student Council
103 Cheerleading 10, 11, 12g Track 10, 11, 12, G. A. A. 10, 11, 12, Basketball
Honor Team 10, 11, 12g Hockey Honor Team 10, 11, 123 Swimming Club 10g
Honor Society 12.
SAMUEL NAPCLETANO Industrial
Sam . . . curly dark brown hair . . . terrific build . . . great sense of humor .. . member
of "the boys in the green truck" . . . outstanding guard of Muh1enberg's forward
wall . . . president of Hi-Y . . . member of tumbling team . . . active member of
the Naval Reserve . . . after graduation hopes to attend Millersville State Teachers
College or get a job as an industrial worker.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 123 County Chorus 115 Muhleteers 11, Hi-Y 10, 113
President 12g J. V. Football 10, Varsity Football 11, 12, Swimming Team 10.
KENNETH PARKER Industrial
Red . . . freckles . . . ardent lover of the outdoors . . . lives at the Irish Mt. Wolverf
ine clubhouse . . . would rather hunt than sleep . . . publicity artist for senior class
activities . . . spends his nights roaming the woods for coon . . . always bumming a
ride in 'Pep's' hotfrocl . . . plans to trap, hunt, and fish in the woods of northern
Highway Patrol 103 Class Play 11.
HAROLD PARZANESE Industrial
Sneeze . . . a confirmed bachelor??? . . . nifty dresser . .h . walks like Li'l Abner . . .
energetic wingback . . . one of those dizzy hot-rod drivers . . . a jivey guy who's
really hep . . . Ford fiend . . . Scoop's catcher on the ball diamond . . . one of the
'LBig Four" . . . a wouldebe mechanic . . . one of our allfround athletes . . . hopes
someday to put a "Ford" in your future.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, HifY 10, 11, 125 J. V. Basketball 115 Varsity Football 10,
11, 125 Baseball 10. 11.
JANET PEGG Academic
janet . . . cofeditor of the football program . . . active YfTeen program chairman
. . . . known to many as "Proxy," wonder why??? . . . dimpled chin . . . ardent fan
of Billy Eckstine . . . Miss Tennant's "football player" . . . mad woman driver . . .
enthusiastic sports fan . . . hopes to attend Kutztown State Teachers College.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 12, County Chorus 12, Muhlaires 12g Y-Teens 11, 12,
Observer 12, Muhltohig Class Play 11, 12g G. A. A. 10, 11, 12, Basketball Honor
Team 10, 11, 12g Hockey Honor Team 10, 11, 12g Honor Society 12.
MONROE PHILLIPS Academic
Monroe . . . quiet senior who hails from Dauberville . . . enthusiastic stamp
collector . . . small game hunter . . . spends his time working on his father's farm
. . . . corresponds with a boy in Belgium . . . favorite subject-chemistry . . . enjoys
seeing television and movies . . . plans to become a printer or Bell Telephone
employee in the future.
ISABEL PLUCKER Commercial
Issie . . . hails from Blandon . . . likes dancing . . . usually cracking gum . . . favorite
pastime, stock car races . . . detests washing dishes . . . pet expression-"You
get carried away" . . . just adores Italian sandwiches . . . great lover of argumenta-
tion . . . hopes to become a Bell Telephone operator.
WILLIAM POTTEIGER General
Potty . . . member of the Irish Mountain Wolverines . . one of Miss Knauss'
peeves . . . photography club member . . . plays baseball and basketball in church
and fire company leagues . . . favorite pastime-hunting and fishing . . hangs
around Ketner's Electrical Appliance Store . . . plans to work in a garage or join
Photography Club 12.
BARRY QUINTER n General
Beaver . . . clever, jovial, witty . . . husky, dark, and good looking . . . fullback . . .
three-letter athlete . . . captain of basketball team . . . special fan of Frankie Laine
. . . . boasts a large collection of "knockout" shirts . . . loves to sit and "watch"
television . . . future ambition-to become an athletic coach.
H1-Y 11, 125 Hall Patrol 11, 12g Varsity Basketball 10, 11, 124 Varsity Football 10,
11, 125 Baseball 10, 11, 12.
ELSIE RAINEY Academic
O. E. . . "pardon my southern accent" . . . tall, willowy brunette . . . hails from
Richmond, Va . . . babyfsitting, her chief occupation . . . capable actress in the
junior class play . . . one of Chitwood's female drivers . . . another of Mr. White's
super sales ladies .... plans to become a laboratory technician after graduation.
YfTeens 11, 123 Student Council 113 Class Play 11g Track 10, 11, 125 G. A. A.
10, 11, 123 Basketball Honor Team 10, 11, 123 Hockey Honor Team 10, 11, 12.
DANICE RAPP Academic
Rappy . . . short and sweet . , . sparkling blue eyes . . .contagious giggle . . . accom'
plished pianist for mixed chorus . . . proud owner of Sagetoja . . . ambitious direcf
tress of YfTeen chorus . . . sports fan for obvious reasons??? . . . plans to increase
her musical knowledge at West Chester State Teachers College.
Orchestra 10, 11, 125 District Orchestra 125 Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District
Chorus 125 County Chorus 11, 125 Muhlaires 125 Accompanist 115 YfTeens 11, 125
Observer 125 Muhltohi5 Class Play 115 Color Guard 125 G. A. A. 10.
JANET REBER General
janet . . . dark hair and blue eyes . . . steady passenger on Alsace bus . . . likes to
cook . . . relishes chocolate cake . . . listens to radio mysteries . . . prefers country
life . . . enjoys baby-sitting . . . pastime-sleeping . . . seen riding in an Oldsmobile
. . . . attracted to boys with blue eyes . . future desire-telephone operator.
RICHARD REED Academic
Dick . . . towering fellow of the senior class . . . seenvbutlnot heard??? . . . another
resident of Hyde Park . . . jumps center in favorite sport--basketball . . . can be
seen swinging a tennis racket in spring . . . indulges in all sorts of hobbies . . . enjoys
a joke anytime . . . would like to enroll in the art course at Kutztown State Teachers
Hi-Y 10.11, Secretary 125 J. V. Basketball 115 Tennis Team 11,125 Muhltohig
Varsity Basketball 12.
Binney . . . f lirtatious brown eyes . . . always up with the styles . . . loathes men???
. . . . strident vocal chords . . . lover of sports . . . studious . . . faithful movie-goer
. . . . vivacious . . . pet expression-"Holy Hannah" . . . plans to wave the hickory
stick at thirdfgraders after attending West Chester State Teachers College.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 125 District Chorus 125 County Chorus 125 Muhlaires 125
YfTeens 11, 125 Observer 125 Muhltohig Class Play 11, 125 Cheerleading 10, 11,
125 G. A. A. 10, 11, 125 Basketball Honor Team 10, 125 Hockey Honor Team
10, 11, 125 Honor Society 12.
GERALD RENTSCHLER Academic
jerry . . . a tall, curlyfhaired boy . . . extremely bashful . . . often seen waiting for
the school bus . . . a great trapper of the furry small . . . spends most nights reading
. . . raises goats by the herds . . . a hearty vegetarian . . . enjoys shooting his money
away with his rifle . . . hopes to be a forester in the future.
WILLIAM RIEGEL General
Red . . . short, well-built, pleasant chap . . . blushes constantly . . . spends his
extra time in school with 'Lthe boys" . . . sports enthusiast . . . capable tackle on
the football team . . . "night prowler" in the green truck . . . member of the Naval
Reserve . . . speedy pin-boy . . . future plans-construction equipment operator.
HifY 11, 12g Varsity Football 12g J. V. Football 11.
NANCY ROLLMAN General
Nan . . . blonde, bluefeyed rural lass . . . delights in horseback riding, skiing,
photography, and archery . . . lover of dogs . . . prizes her German Shepherd,
'LElf" . . . enjoys semi-classical music . . . great literary possibilities . . . bashful
-especially with the opposite sex . . . will own a dog kennel in the future.
MARGARET ANN SANDS Academic
Peggy . . . timid, bluefeyed music enthusiast-especially the violin . . . favorite
pastime is primping . . . new recipe experimentalist . . . prefers the new look and
sports . . . "41 Chevies"-quite a delight . . . dislikes opposite sex??? . . . enjoys
baby sitting . . . cherishes her pet cats . . . future ambition-Bell Telephone
Orchestra 11, 123 YfTecns 115 Muhltohi.
DANTE SANTONI Academic p
San . . . full of fun . . . persuasive . . . good looking . . . likes to play in a dance band
. . . . drives his brother's Chevie . . . admirer of the St. Louis Cardinals . . . member
of the Mt. Laurel softball team . . . likes to sing in boys' chorus . . . will wear a
suit of Navy blue in the future.
Band io, 11, 12. 1
GEORGE SCARINCE Academic
Digger . . . energetic . . . possesses a sense of humor . . . the agreeable type . . . sells
pretzels after school . . . struggles with Latin . . . combs hair with a rake . . . best
hitchfhiker at M. T. H. S .... travels in a gray '42 Plymouth . . . always asking,
"How are you making out?" . . . plans to become a salesman after more school
days at Albright.
Hi-Y 10, 11, 123 Photography Club 10, 11, Treasurer 125 Muhltohi.
Lee . . . handsome midget of the class .. . one of the Oak Street gang . . . can be
seen coasting to school at 8:55 every morning . . . enthusiastic member of the Hi-Y
. . . . a whiz with airplane models??? . . . a constant drain on Berks County wildlife
and fish . . . intends to lead the "life of Riley" after graduation.
HifY 12g Muhltohi.
JAMES SEAMAN Academic
Red . . . freckles . . . wavy hair . . . sly smile . . . frequently seen hitch-hiking from
school . . . often the victim of a joke . . . an ardent small game hunter . . . has well-
hidden art ability . . . hails from Dauberville . . . spends spare time listening to
name bands . . . enjoys cutting the ice . . . as to the future-undecided.
EUGENE SEIDEL General
Gene . . . easy going. . . witty prankster and jokester. . . draws pay for bell-hopping
at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel . . . card shark . . . favorite subject-art . . . aversion
for homework . . . known for alertness in English class . . . advocate of hunting
and fishing . . . plans to learn a trade after graduation.
JOHN SHIRK General
Johnny . . . brown-haired, bluefeyed Laureldale lad . . . pest . . . hearty laughter
. . . . blushes readily . . . photography-choice of hobbies . . . enjoys the great
outdoors . . . model railroads and wood carving occupy some of his leisure time
. . . . interested in mechanical drawing . . . expects to enlist in the Air Force.
Hi-Y 125 Photography Club 125 Muhltohi.
EMILY SNYDER Academic
Em . . . wavy, honeyfcolored hair . . . keen wit .... sincere .... harshly exercised
her vocal chords in the class play .... enthusiastic sports fan . . . rates high in
studies . . . murders her dad's new Chevie . . . pet expression-"What gave you
the first clue?" . . . plans to enter Penn Stateg later hopes to become an airline
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 123 District Chorus 113 County Chorus 115 YfTeens 11, 125
Highway Patrol 105 Student Council 11, 12g Class Play 11, 125 Color Guard 12g
Track 103 G. A. A. 10, 11, 125 Basketball Honor Team 10, 11, 123 Hockey Honor
Team 10, 11g Muhltohig Honor Society 12.
FREDERICK SNYDER Academic
Wimpy . . . skyscraper build . . . ambulates daily from his Muhlenberg Park home
to M. T. H. S .... a persevering member of Miss Horton's staff of accompanists
. . . . expert on devising geometric proofs . . . hardfworking stage crew specialist
. . . . noted for his brisk sense of humor . . . future professionwundetermined.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 12Q District Chorus 12Q Hall Patrol 11, 12Q Stage Crew
10, 11, 12. '
DOLORES SPANI ER Commercial
Doe Doe . . . tall and slender damsel . . .loves to tantalize teachers and students . . .
another one of our potato chip vendors . . . full of vim, vigor, and vitality . . . relish-
es any kind of food . . . never quiet . . . slings hash at Frank Reeser's . . . born
prankster . . . poor fibber . . . aspires to attend McCann's or obtain a secretarial
YfTeens 11, 12Q G. A. A. 10, 113 Muhltohi.
KAY SPIES Commercial
Kay . . . fair-haired, brownfeyed lassie . . . never speechless . . good sense of humor
. . . . mischievous . . . enjoys a good joke . . . witty . . hails from the Pricetown
Road . . . frequently found in Muhlenberg Park . . . argumentative . . . boasts
of perfect attendance . . . hopes to secure a secretarial position after graduation.
Y'Teens 11, 123 Highway Patrol 12Q Muhltohi.
DAVID STOCKER General
Dave . . . sharp-witted . . . loves to nibble on carrots . . . worried track manager
. . . . speed demon on the highway . . . lover of wild life . . . appreciates all kinds of
music . . . ushers for Loew's Theater . . . favorite expression, "May I borrow your
homework, huh?" . . . clock watcher on school time . . . hopes to be a manager
of a Loew's Theater.
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 12Q Photography Club 123 Muhltohi3 Track 10, Manager 11.
BETTY JANE STRUBING Academic
Betsy ,... jovial, witty, and ambitious . . . never a spare moment . . . distributes
potato chips at noon . . . puts in time at Kresge's . . . reads all the latest books . . .
likes nothing better than to pest her friends . . . can be seen dodging telegraph
poles in her dad's car . . . future vocation-to don a nurse's cap via the Reading
YfTeens 11, 12Q Photography Club 11, Secretary 12g Highway Patrol 103 Muhltohi.
ROBERT TREGO Industrial
Homer . . alias "Sagebrush" . . long . . lean . . lanky . . sports a crew cut . . trumpet
player for David Geary's orchestra . . ad lib trumpet player for M. T. H. S. Band
. . . . always looking for a good time . . pride and joy-"King Super 20" . . . likes
to sleep in chemistry class . . . expects to enter Polytech. after graduation.
Band 10, 11, 123 Hi'Y IZQ Photography Club 12.
JACK UNGER General
jack . . . lean and lanky . . . four year gridiron man from Wernersville . . . co'
captain in senior year . . . member of 1948 AllfConference team . . . favorite
pastime-eating . . . first love-farming . . . known by his peculiar loping gait
. . . . lover of outdoors-especially hunting . . . plans to further his education.
Hi-Y 10, 113 J. V. Basketball 103 Varsity Football 10, 11, 12.
ARDELL WAGNER Commercial
Dell . . . "5'2", eyes of blue, lips like cherry wine" . . . fancies dancing to the music
of the "Starlight Serenaders' . . . pet peeve-hammy movie stars . . . relishes
chocolate cake . . . favorite color-blue . . . apt driver . . . sports enthusiast . . left-
handers, blonds, and maroon Chevie's rate high . . . golden voice . . . future
Mixed Chorus 10, 11, 123 YfTeens 11, IZQ Highway Patrol 103 Traffic Court 11,
12Q Observer 12Q Muhltohig Class Secretary 10, 113 Color Guard 121 G. A. A. 10,
11, 12Q Basketball Honor Team 10, 113 Hockey Honor Team 10, 11, 12.
BRUCE WEINMAN Academic
Lover . . . tall . . . lanky . . . easyegoing fellow . . . always smiling . . . usually seen
roaming the halls of M.T.H.S. . . loves to go hunting . . . varsity center on football
team . . . garage attendant . . . drives Ford convertible . . . thinks football is tops in
sports . . . relishes all kinds of food . . . plans to enter Wyomissing Polytech. after
Hi'Y 10, 11, 12Q Hall Patrol 11, 123 Highway Patrol IOQ J. V. Basketball 11Q
Varsity Basketball IZQ Varsity Football 11, IZQ J. V. Football 10.
PAULINE WENGER Commercial
Pauline . . . small, but oh, what vigor! . . . an indication that good things come in
small packages . . . pleasantly humorous . . . double asset-soft brown eyes and a
ready smile . . . conscientious worker . . . indispensable potato chip helper . . .
pesteringly argumentative . . . hopes to obtain a secretarial position in the future.
Y-Teens 11, 12Q Highway Patrol 10, 113 Muhltohi.
JACK WILLIAMS Academic
Muscles . . . zenith of physical perfection . . , highly outspoken personality . . .
wry humorist . . . delights in debates with teachers . . . indulges in physical culture
. . . . lover of political science . . . plans to tour the world before establishing him'
self in society . . . after his excursions intends to practice law.
Debating 11, 123 Student Council 12g Class Play 12.
DORIS WOLFE Academic
Dos . . . bright blue eyes . . . sports enthusiast . . . likes to daydream . . . be-bop fan
. . . . found at "Center" munching french fries . . . relishes being toted to Leesport
in Sagetoja . . . has a passion for upturned collars . . . loves Philly . . . handles
money bags for Girl Scouts . . . fascinated by green convertibles . . . one of the
gang . . . hopes to become a receptionist.
Y-Teens 11, 12g Student Council 103 Muhltohig G. A. A. 10, 11, 12g Basketball
Honor Team 10, 11, 123 Hockey Honor Team 10, 11, 12.
As each senior receives his diploma, memories of a sixfyear period will no doubt return.
The scope for reminiscing is very wide, but there are many things which only the individf
ual will remember.
Briefly scanning 1944, our "Greenie" year-what a transition for us! No longer were
there "recess periods," and we changed classrooms every hour. Why, we were the
most important people on the scene! Some of us didn't fare so Well in the Treasure
Hunt at the Reading Museum. Yes, this was a big year, but many found more important
events in store.
We, as historically minded eighthfgraders, traveled to Gettysburg and enjoyed a day of
exploration, chaperoned by Miss Willits, Miss Moyer, and lvlrs. Ramsay. Joyce
Kurzweg and James Brokenshire were the recipients of the American Legion Awards.
After selecting courses for ninth grade, many found new and more difficult books to
carry home. Many of us made civics notebooks and the academic students made Latin
projects. New faces appeared on the scenes as our class increased due to the enrollment
of nonfresidents. What a time we had at our class Christmas party! The Senior Woman's
Club Awards to freshmen went to Joyce Kurtz and James Brokenshire.
Our class was organized in tenth grade with Richard Miller, president, and Edward
Evans, Ardell Wagner, and Gerald Gilbert, vicefpresident, secretary, and treasurer,
respectively. Several of the more talented songsters of the class were admitted to Mixed
Chorus. A goodly number of our male classmates joined Hi-Y. "Soph" girls square
danced for the May Day program. The "Soph Hop" proved to be quite successful.
The outstanding girl and boy of this year were Joyce Kurtz and Richard Miller, who
received the Maidencreek Hosiery Company Awards.
Juniors-from the beginning of the year we looked forward to a prom, which later
proved successful when we combined with the seniors to hold it at Holland's. journal'
istically-minded juniors squeezed a period of writing into their schedules. "We Shook
The Family Tree," the class play, brought future dramatists into the lime'ight. James
Brokenshire was elected vicefpresident and later, president of Student Council. Five
boys and one girl were inducted into Honor Society. Eleventh grade awards were
received by Edward Evans and jean Kurtyka from the Junior Woman's Club.
At last we were seniors! Plans progressed for a yearbook. "Your Time Is Up" gave
senior Shams" a chance to demonstrate their acting abilities. Our Carnival Dance was
terrific. National Honor Society inducted eleven seniors. Will we ever forget the
class trip, the senior prom, and all the other events in this, our senior year-the silver
anniversary of the school?
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President ...... .................. .... R I CHARD MILLER
VicefPresident .... ..... R OBERT JBTBR
Secretary ...... .... J BAN KURTYKA
Treasurer .... ..... I OYCE KURTZ
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f'Muhlenherg's Twenty-fifth Yearw
Those we leave behind . . . seventh graders-the newest arrivals . . .
finally reached the goal for which they have been striving??-namely
M.T.H.S .... introduced themselves in an assembly talent program . . .
swarmed to "The Holly Hop" . . . the first brave souls to go through the
medical exams . . . eighth graders-climbing, slow but sure . . . 8-1 home'
room presented "Tom Sawyer" in assembly . . . now totally acquainted
with the school . . . showed heaps of enthusiasm at all the activities . . . 8-3
homeroom members gave "Too Much Mistletoe" for the student body
. . . . ninth graders-freshmen to most people . . . boast the highest
enrollment--hope it stays that way .... had "mad fun" making civics
notebooks and science diagrams . . . large representation at County
Chorus . . . "sophs"-selected blue and white as class colors . . . yipes!!!
everybody's eyes hurt when they displayed their class hats . , . promising
actors in 1Of4 homeroom assembly-"Love Hits Wilbur' '... successful
"Soph Hop' '... juniors-the lucky ones to step into the top position
. . . . St. Patricks Day was never brighter-the juniors sported their green
and white class sweaters and hats . . . and oh! those rehearsals for the big
production, "Don't Take My Penny" . . . remember the junior Amon'
strositiesf, beg pardon, "girls" on that fateful day of the YfTeen initiation
. . . . at any rate, we feel that our underclassrnen were good sports and will
be a credit to the world of tomorrow.
Art projects use
variety of media
Soph. Hop committee
Seventh graders record
FIRST ROW, left to right: Gardner, Dietrich, Guldin, Geary, Hain, Delp, B. Adams, D. Adams.
SECOND ROW: Gaul, Bare, Fick, Bechtel, Gaspari, Barr, Feltenberger, Dietz, Fish, Dojan.
THIRD ROW: Folk, Frantz, R. Adams, Goodhart, Frederick, Hafer, DeSantis, Hartman, Haines
FOURTH ROW: Fronefield, Arnold, Gardner, Greenawald, Greusel, Dowling.
FIRST ROW, left to right: J. Keller, B. Keller, Kutz, Kurtz, Hinkle, Billman, Huey, Machemer.
SECOND ROW: Hoffmann, Biehl, Koch, C. Hill, Irwin, Bredbenner, Knoll, Brady.
THIRD ROW: Lash, Kirk, Hurst, Kissinger, Kleirismith, M. Hill, Kilgore, Botch, Hoffman.
FOURTH ROW: Holland, Heckrnan, johnson, Holl, Kemmerer, Knoll, Kershner.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Malandra, Breininger, H. Schmeck, Schaeffer, Rapp, F. Schmeck, Bricker, B. Meek
SECOND ROW: Mervine, Seidel, Miller, Senft, Reed, Noll, Reddy, Ray, Shaner.
THIRD ROW: Richard Rothenberger, Brown, Russell Rothenberger, Mays, Rothermel, Pearson, Napole-
FOURTH ROW: C. Meek, Phillips, Olszewksi, Sellari, Oxenreider, Iviills, Brewer.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Tobias, Yeager, Steininger, Trate, Cochran, Smith, Wingert, Cagnetti.
SECOND ROW: Wunder, Shoff, Stump, Spangler, Trego, Ulshafer, Yamell, Stein.
THIRD ROW: Currey, Trexler, Shomo, Corclier, Brossrnan, Zappacosta, Weller, Yeager, Weisser.
FOURTH ROW: Stayman, Williams, Burkhart, Dautrich, Wolfgang, Deeds, Shaver, Walschurger.
FIIEST ROW, left to right: Hassler, Dietrich, High, Haggerty, Hettinger, Heiter, Delp, Drumheller, Garber,
SECOND ROW: Dutt, Angstadt, Greth, Bunnell, Bitner, Hain, Conrad, Hafer, Gassert, Gessner.
THIRD ROW: Eckert, Blatt, Hamaker, Coheen, Holzinger, Gromis, Hetrich, Adams, Flanagan, Hardinger
FOURTH ROW: Frick, Helm, Gaul, Glass, Emore, Clouser, Eyrich, Hartman, Hinnershitz.
FIRST ROW, left to right: l D. Kline, J. Koch, J. Martin, Hughes, W. Martin, Labe, D. Miller, Knoll, Leighton,
SECOND ROW: Lefever, Kramer, S. Kline, Moses, Kutzer, Kleinsmith, B. Koch, Knerr, Kleffel, DeSantis
THIRD ROW: Loder, Knouse, Kopfer, Keller, Niitchell, Kauffman, G. Burkhart, DeTurk, Moyer, Marberger,
FOURTH ROW: Macherner, Latch, Lantz, Mervine, Mr. J. W. White, R. Miller, McKnabb, Lutz.
FIRST ROW, left to right: J. Rapp, Pehlman, Correll, W. Schell, Schaeffer, M. Schoener, J. Snyder, Pearah
Shaver, S. Schell.
SECOND ROW: Raifsnyder, Noll, Bechtel, R. Burkhart, Balthaser, Schweitzer, H, Schoener, M. Seidel
THIRD ROW: Sheipe, J. Rapp, H. Seidel, Schmehl, Plucker, Rohrbach, Shipe, Shalter, Sell, Roland.
FOURTH ROW: N. Snyder, Reescr, Brendlinger, Paskos, Newpher, Price, Rothermel, W. Snyder, Sit'
linger, R. Rapp.
Ten H1 Grade
FIRST ROW, left to 1-ight: D. Williams, C. Zeller, Janice Yoh, Behm, Tobias, joan Yoh, Wadsworth, Becker
SECOND ROW: Valeriano, Clark, Strickler, Waldman, Brokenshire, Yeager, Sweitzer, Wilson, Thomas,
THIRD ROW: Camilli, Weaver, Daniels, E. Weidner, Dautrich, Zieber, L. Williams, J. Weidner, Sttasser.
FOURTH ROW: Wheeler, Weidenheirner, Thomas, Walschburger, Canonico, Ziegler, Wennell, Stoltz,
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FIRST ROW, left to right: Arnold, Hoover, Heffner, J. Althouse, Frederick, Karbel, Gaspari, Cochran,
SECOND ROW: Fick, Hamaker, J. Hafer, Gardner, C. Hafer, Glass, Hardinger, Graeff, DeSantis, Hessler.
THIRD ROW: Herbein, Hornan, Henn, Biscanti, C. Folk, Henry, L. Hoffman, johnson, Hurst.
FOURTH ROW: Hasker, B. Folk, Greenawald, Grimmer, Hunsberger, Blatt, P. Elliott, Deck.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Price, Lynch, Klee, Letsche, Ramsay, Eddinger, Moyer, Ochs, Noll, Burkhart
SECOND ROW: Kramer, Moyer, Manmiller, Mattassa, Meek, Lutz, Kutz, Leas, Klemm, Keller, Marberger
THIRD ROW: Miller, Noecker, Pearson, Phillips, Levan, Miller, Althouse, Reitz, Nester, Keller.
FOURTH ROW: Oswald, Musser, Meas, Penturelli, Reinert, Kissinger, Manwiller, Lutz, Reedy.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Bair, Elliot, Shaw, Rothenberger, Sosi, Shollenberger, Snyder, Shalter, Camilli
J. Seide .
SECOND ROW: Shade, Rothermel, Ruppert, Schell, Shutter, Delp, Shupp, Rogers, Bortz.
THIRD ROW: Adam, Bossert, Riegel, Brown, G. Seidel, N. Schmehl, Shoff, Schumann, R. Schmehl, Biehl
FOURTH ROW: Brown, Bissey, Boyer, K. Adams, Beacham, K. Elliott, Coller, Althouse.
FIRST ROW, left to right: J. Williams, G. Tobias, Venkler, R. Wagner, Jeanette Weller, Bergman, Turner
R. White, Wingert, Cagnetti, Valeriano, Wennell.
SECOND ROW: Whitehead, M. Williams, Stabolepszy, Summons, Adams, W. Rothenberger, J. Sell,
Weidner, R. Shirk, Yerger, D. Althouse, Evans.
THIRD ROW: Rohrbacher, Shipe, Weinman, S. Tobias, Wealand, janet Weller, Zipp, Ulmer, Bagenstose,
Schlott, D. Rothenberger, Wolfe,
FOURTH ROW: Trate. Updegrave, Zeller, R. Wagner, Deppen, Sweitzer, Yoder, Weidenhammer, Rent-
schler, Stump, Wertz, 1. Shirk, Sosi.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Baker, Berger, S. Brown, Biehl, Boone, Shoemaker, Tolomei, Dellicker, Greer
SECOND ROW: Adams, Bare, Friel, Strickler, Bauer, Spatz, Billman, Faber.
THIRD ROW: Brown, Henry, Ronald C. Becker, Kershner, Hoover, Angstadt, Delp, Cochran, Endy.
FOURTH ROW: Reetz, Napoletano, Reedy, Thomas, Leitheiser, Rictle, Weidenhammer, Kauffman, Einsel.
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FIRST ROW, left ro right: Heitzenrater, Manmiller, Wardrnan, Herbein, Faller, Brookshire, Schlott, Shalters,
SECOND ROW: Faber, Bertolet, Fetter, Tarrach, Stifnagle, Reider, Mohn, Hassler.
THIRD ROW: Gring, Schaeffer, Troutrnan, Filman, Keller, Eyrich, Noecker, Feltenberger, Greenwalt.
FOURTH ROW: Noll, Walschburger, Vogel, Gilbert, Zipp, Tobias, Hartman, Eckert, Conrad.
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FIRST ROW, left to right: Leininger, Kiesling, Symons, Steves, Prutzman, Sander, Mervine, Guidotti, Balthaser.
SECOND ROW: Martin, Heffner, Bossler, Wadsworth, Shomo, Wagonseller, Wanshop, Dietz.
THIRD ROW: Kiene, S. Delp, Hafer, Greth, Yesko, J. Miller, Baeighkley, Rossi, Paskos.
FOURTH ROW: Holl, Herman, D. Hassler, Faust, R. W. Becker, Robert Venkier, R. Kissinger, Pyle, Graczyk,
G. Mi ler.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Quintet, Seyfert, Spanier, Ryan, Frick, Starke, Blatt, Brown, Ringler.
SECOND ROW: Gosch, jones, Reed, White, Rohrbach, Anderson, Wolford, Rothenberger, G. Mengel.
THIRD ROW: Gromis, K. Kissinger, Reber, Weber, Snyder, A. Mengel, Wentzel, Ebersole.
FOURTH ROW: R. Noll, Reidel, Scheid, Reitnauer, Seaman, Kutz.
FIRST ROW:, left to right: Richard Zettlemoyer, Brokenshire, Cordier, Heffner, P. Gordner, Wertz,Schlott,
Campbell, Robert Zettlemoyer, Manwiller.
SECOND ROW: Gates, Adler, Keirn, J. Boyer, Fish, Koch, V. Parkyn, S. Rapp, Bortz, Albright.
THIRD ROW: Garlin, Miller, K. Williams, Weaver, Lascomb, Bredbenner, Helms, MacDonough, Hoover,
FOURTH ROW: Biehl, Rohrbacher, Gordner, O'Donnell, M. Brown, Musket, Delp, Greer.
Seven H1 Gracie
FIRST ROW. left no right: Daniels, Castellucci, Huyett, B. Seidel, Connolly, V. Buser, A. Sander, Ringler,
SEOND ROW: Lutz, Myers, Tomeo, Reinert, Grill, Kummerer, Rittenhouse, Adam, Ripka, M. Rapp
THIRD ROW: Domenice, Stoudt, Stetzler, Pearah, Slonaker, Richards, Nagle, Hertzog, Stabolepszy, L
Manmiller, Zeller, Coller.
FOURTH ROW: Mumma, Eschenbach, McKee, Kleffel, Bachman, Evans, Huyett, Kirkley, Fogelrnan, Landis
FIRST ROW, left to right: Heller, Kessler, Harley, Mengel, Sylvia Manmiller, P. Martin, Hinnershitz, N. Noll,
Richard Rothenberger, Ronald Williams.
SECOND ROW: B. Schmeck, Clinton, Shirk, S.Shoemaker, Rauenzahn, Noble, Simons,Killoran, Hoptley,DeTurk
THIRD ROW: S. Arnold, Ahrens, McKennon, W. Brown, Schoener, Reichart, Ochs, Lotz, Keating.
FOURTH ROW: R. Yoder, J. Conrad, Fick, Ohlinger, Hain, P. Brown, D. Tobias, Geisinger.
FIRST ROW, left to right: D.Seide1, Fetterolf, Wagner, Spayd, Rothenberger, Shaner, Reber,Meas,Noll,Petree.
SECOND ROW: Brossman, Boyer, Sheipe, Rothermel, Strausser, Wolfgang, Spaycl, Matthews.
THIRD ROW: Williams, Dutt, Noll, McGowan, G. Seidel, Beale, Malaridra, B. Forlini, D. Brown, Smith.
FOURTH ROW: Vogel, Aulenbach, W. T. Spayd, W. E. Spayd, Blessing, F. Yoder, Nye, R. Buser.
Muhlenberg9s Twenty-fifth Year
A c fi vi H e s
Tvventyffive years of growth in the activity program . . . number of clubs
and activities has increased from one, a campfire group, to 19 active
organizations . . . this year the OBSBRVBR staff started the ball rolling
by sponsoring a quiz program in assembly to open subscription campaign
. . . . Color Day brought out blue and gold outfits . . . first Operators
Club established in the AudiofVisual Aids Department . . . "The Holly
Hop," Student council's first dance, enthusiastically attended . . . debaters
became avid politicians through spirited discussions on the timely Elec'
toral College question . . . Walter Gardner journeyed to Hazleton to
participate in State Band . . . professional hoefdown caller featured at
"Shirtftail Hop" . . . the jivey renditions by our musicians delighted the
assembly groups . . . Muhlaires and Muhleteers gained almost professional
status after performing for various groups . . . organized confusion pref
vailed throughout school as students invaded teachers' positions on
Students' Day . . . Will we ever forget the terrific acts in the "Muhl
Revue"? . . . fine performance given by the YfTeen choristers at Principals'
Dinner . . gaily clad dancers enlivened May Day festivities . . . prospective
college enrollees enlightened by fashion Wardrobe presented by Albright
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Organized in the fall of 1934 . . . originally numbered approximately fifty students from
tenth through twelfth grades . . . sang at church services . . . presented operettas and vocal
concerts . . . in 1946, Muhlaires and Muhleteers, two new vocal groups were introduced to
sing on occasions when small groups were desirable-started with six girls and a boys'
double quartet selected from Nlixed Chorus . . . in March of 1947 the chorus purchased 101
chorus robes . . . at present the group totals one hundred . . . meets at two early morning
rehearsals each week . . . provided musical background for Christmas program and Open
House . . . this year's program included six church services, December through May . . . .
members were sent to County Chorus at Wyomissing on March 25, Eastern District
Chorus was held at Allentown, April 20, 21, 22 . . . Muhlaires and Muhleteers, now
boasting twelve and ten members, respectively, are stepping up the pace . . . Muhlaires
opened 'season by singing at Open House followed by appearances at Muhlenberg Junior
Woman's Club, Reading Woman's Club, Muhlenberg Lions Club, Birdsboro Women's
Club and Laureldale Legion Bazaar . . . Muhleteers sang at Shillington for exchange assemf
bly, Open House, Laureldale Legion Bazaar, and junior class play . . . chorus presented
Spring Concert, May 5 . . . closed 1949150 season with commencement exercises . . .
director, Miss Alta H. Horton.
EASTERN DISTRICT CHORUS COUNTY CHORUS
Brooke Althouse Patricia Jones- Brooke Althouse Patricia Jones
Richard Clark Joyce Kruzweg Jean Bulles William Leininger
Dolores Dojan Danice Rapp Robert Burdan Janet Pegg
Anita Dry Robin Reinhold Richard Clark Danice Rapp
Forrest Gauby Elizabeth Rothermel Edward Evans Robin Reinhold
Doris Heckman Frederick Snyder Forrest Gauby Earl Rothermel
AllfState Chorus-Dolores Dojan Doris Heckman Barbara Wanner
FIRST ROW, left to right: Clark, Conrad, Huber, Hinkle, J. Snyder, Billman, Barr, Geary, Pegg, Garlin, A.
Wagner, Haggerty, Emily Snyder, F. Schmeck, Machemer, Wanner, S. Yeager, Jones.
SECOND ROW: Kurzweg, Sweitzer, J. Seidel, Heckman, Bunnell, H. Schoener, D. Knoll, Guldin, Berger,
B. Adams, Reinhold, D. Rapp, B. Keller, Moyer, Pearah, Rothermel, Dojan, Pearson.
THIRD ROW: Fish, Dry, D. Adams, Kauffman, Hoffmann, C. Bechtel, Bulles, Shaner, C. A. Bechtel,
Kramer, Kochel, Smith, Bitner, Mays, S. Brown, Ulshafer, Bare.
FOURTH ROW: Gordon, Hetrich, L. Williams, DeTurk, E. Rothermel, Geary, Gauby, Haines, Evans,
J. Weidner, Richard Miller, Stocker, Geisler, Trexler, J. Cordier, Shalter.
FIFTH ROW: Robert Miller, W. Cordier, Camilli, Haag, Hamann, M. Manwiller, Godshall, Correll, Emore,
Brendlinger, K. Adams, Kershner, Burdan, Shaver.
SIXTH ROW: Heckman, Oxenreider, Jeter, Gilbert, L. Holl, Clark, A. Walschburger, Leininger, Ziegler,
Wolfgang, Greenawald, S. Napoletano.
Left to right: D. Rapp, Reinhold, E. Rothcrmel, Dojan, Bechtel, Bulles, Pegg, Dry, joan Seidel, Hackman,
P. jones, Hinkle, Miss Horton, seated.
M uh I e feers
Left to right: Burdan, Hackman, Clark, B. Althouse, Leininger, Rothermcl, Gauby, Trexler, Richard Miller
Bond Provides Voriefy of Enferfoinmenf
First organized by Miss Alta Horton in 1931 . . . composed of 45 students from all grades
. . . . constantly practicing all types of music from Bach to Boogie . . . rehearsals-Thursday
and Friday mornings and at specially scheduled periods throughout the week . . . a special
dance band composed of 17 members performed at the "Muhl Revue" . . . regular band
performed and accompanied at football games, basketball games, and pep rallies . . . also
accompanied at Open House, senior class play, two Memorial Day parades, Alsace Reform'
ed Church Lawn Concert, and the annual Muhlenberg High School Band Concert . . .
Director-Mr. Henry Hoffman, Student Director-Marlan Manwiller.
President ......... ...,...... ...,. M . KRLAN MANWILLER
VicefPreside'nt. . . . . ........ . .Davin GEARY
Secretaryffreastnrer ..,....,...... ,... . . ...............,..,, RICHARD CLARK
Librarian. . . .
EASTERN DISTRICT BAND
FIRST ROW, left to might: Breininger, Loder, jon Adams, W. Johnson, W. Adam, Haines, L. Brokenshire,
Oxenreider, W. Eckert, Mr. Hoffman.
SECOND ROW: Ulshafer, Mays, K. Greenawald, Kremser, Trexler, R. Clark, W. Gardner, Herline, Kochel.
THIRD ROW: Jeanette Weller, P. Shoff, Santoni, M. Manwiller, D. Geary, H. Greenawald, jay Thomas,
L. Hoffman, M. Balthaser, P. Glass, G. Rothermel.
FOURTH ROW: R. Boyer, Eberly, R. Trego, Clouser, Reidel, Weber, W. Shalter.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Godshall, Hill, Manwiller, Geary, Reitz, Rothermel.
SECOND ROW: Mitchell, Richards, L. Eckert, Letsche, Gardner, Mays, Clark, Herline, Ulshafer.
THIRD ROW: Sands, Lotz, Greenawald, Kremser.
FOURTH ROW: D. Rapp, Mr. Hoffman, Haines, Loder, Johnson, Clouser, Boyer.
Orcheslro Enlerloins of Foculfy Play
A group of 35 talented musicians from all grades, organized in January . . . first orchestra
consisted of nine members and was organized by Miss Alta Horton in 1930 . . . reforganized
in 1946 by Mr. Hoffman after a lapse of six years . . , rehearses twice weekly-during
activity period and scheduled rehearsal period .. . although some of its members were active
with band during football season, at the "Muhl Revue," and faculty play, regular orchestra
performed mainly at special assemblies .... provided music for Commencement.
Concert Master ..... ....... K ARL Goosi-IALL
Librarian ,........ ..... T HURMAN Kiuzmsnn
Director .......... .... M R. HENRY HOFFMAN
Student Director ..................... ..................... M ARLAN MANWILLBR
COUNTY ORCHESTRA EASTERN DISTRICT ORCHESTRA
Robert Boyer Karl Godshall
Walter Eckert Marilyn Hill
Karl Godshall Danice Rapp
Sfudenf Council lnifiofes Noonlime Donces
Offspring of Honor Society . . . celebrated its third birthday in January . . . album of
accomplishments contains the initiation of the drive for the purchase of bicycle racks
. . . . funds acquired through cake sale, augmented by a school board appropriation . . . .
other projects sponsored were May Queen elections and weekly roomfchecks to promote
a conscious effort toward a cleaner school . . . established a Clinton E. Cole memorial
fund last year , . . students passed first constitutional amendments this year . . . 200 attended
its first dance, "The Holly Hop" ,,.. noontime dances held under its guiding wing . . . .
Gerald Gilbert and Edward Evans, superintendent and principal, respectively, for first
Students' Day . . . juniors, seniors filled faculty positions . . . dramatists took part in radio
broadcast to open local Red Cross drive . . . president welcomed speakers, inducted officers
of several homerooms . . . put forth great effort to obtain a student driving course, an
activity ticket, and considered a cloak room at basketball games-sto be placed on next
year's agenda . . . in general, secured added participation in school life for the M.T.H.S.
student, under the direction of Miss Esther Willits.
First Semester Second Semester
President ...... .... J AMES BROKENSHIRE ROBERT JETBR
VicefPresident .... .... L ARRY BRossMAN LARRY BROSSMAN
Secretary ...... .... J OYCBANN SMITH JOYCEANN SMITH
Treasurer . . . .... WALTER GEISLER WALTER GEISLRR
FIRST ROW, left to right: Beale, Harley, Gloria Seidel, Geisler, Smith, Jeter, Brokenshire, Brossman, Bossert,
SECOND ROW: Hertzog, Summons, J. Brown, Jean Billman, Pearah, Shaner, Marberger, Eleanor Snyder,
M. Bare, Wolford. V
THIRD ROW: Canfield, J. Levan, Emily Snyder, Reddy, J. Hain, Bunnell, J. Iviartin, Janet Heffner, Keating.
FOURTH ROW: Musser, Kirk, Weaver, J. Williams, S. Bare, H. Greenawald, Whitehead, S. Berger, Henn.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Reinhold, Emily Snyder, Pegg, Hinkle, Shancr, Moll, DeAngelo, Kurtyka.
SECOND ROW: Moyer, L. Brossman, Miller, J. Kurtz, Evans, Herline, Kurzweg.
THIRD ROW: Trexler, Jeter, Gilbert, Brokenshire, Geisler, H. Greenawald, Clark.
Missing from picture: Elizabeth Rothermel.
Honor Society Conducts Student Elections
Seven members composed first Honor Society at Muhlenberg, organized on April 15,
1932 . . total membership now consists of 245 students . . . eleven seniors and six juniors
taken into Society on April 14 of this year as the Reverend Frank Radcliffe spoke on
character, leadership, scholarship, and service-the desired qualities for membership . . .
members of group attended "Oriental Fantasy," allfcounty Honor Society dance at Mt.
Penn . . . sold mints to help defray trip expenses . . . Went to New York for its endfof-the'
year trip . . . proposed amending Student Council Constitution . . . greeted all visitors who
came to Muhlenberg for Antrim assemblies . . . officiated at polls during Student Council
elections . . . Joyce Kurtz, Richard Miller, Walter Geisler, Gerald Gilbert, james Brolfenf
shire, and Edward Evans were the members of the group inducted in their junior year
. . . . students of Society each year refedit handbook, making necessary revisions.
President, , ..... ..,.... . . . ' .,... RICHARD MILLER
VicefPresident ...,. .... E DWARD EvANs
Treasurer ..... ,.., . .Wanna Gsxstna
Secretary .... . . . .... jovcxz Kunrz
Quiz Program Launches Observer Campaign
OBSBRVER first published in 1927 . . . outgrowth of "The News," a mimeographed paper,
begun during the first school year . . . number of issues has increased from six to the
present rate of ten . . . organization became a member of National Scholastic Press Associa-
tion and Columbia Scholastic Press Association in 1929, Quill and Scroll in 1931 . . . paper
has consistently had an abovefaverage rating . . . this year, staff worked under direction
of new adviser, Miss Carolyn Trexler . . . presented quiz program in assembly to arouse
student interest during subscription campaign . . . published twentyrfifth anniversary issue
in May . . . senior members of staff visited printer to get the inside dope on how the paper is
published . . . introduced "Lyrics of Learning" column . . . makeup of second page changed
by the elimination of column rules . . . distributed SCHOLASTIC Roro in addition to regular
Managing Editor ....
News Editor ......
Editorial Editor ....
Sports Editor .......
Fourth Page Editor ....
Exchange Editor .....
Headline Editor .....
Alumni ' News Editor ....
Business Manager. . .
,.. , .. ....ROBIN RsxNHoLD
. . . . .JEAN KURTYKA
. . ...JANET Paco
. . . . .EDWARD EVANS
..... .JEAN MOLL
. . . . . .DAN1ci: RAPP
. .... ARDBLL WAGNRR
.. . . ....... , ........ PEGGY HINKLB, ELIZABETH ROTHERMEL
Promotion Manager ..... ............ ...... ................. . ....... L A R RY BROSSMAN
junior Staff Members. . . . . . .
Advisory Board .....
WILLIAM CoRDu:R, RICHARD DAUTRICH, DOLORES DOJAN, FREDERICK
FRONEFIELD, MARILYN HILL, ANN HOPFMANN, DALE HOLLAND, CHARLES
Macx, DORIS PEARSON, MARILYN RAY, PA1'RicxA RRDDY, MARY
SHANER, HAROLD STAYMAN, GLORIA STEININGRR, THOMAS WOLPGANG.
Miss CAROLYN TRBXLBR, Miss MIRIAM MOYER, MR. HARRY GRRRERLCH
FIRST ROW, left to right: Moll, Evans, Pegg, Kurtyka, Geisler, Reinhold, Kurzweg, Gauby, Wagner.
SECOND ROW: Reddy, Hinkle, Karbel, Rapp, Rothermel, Shaner, Steininger, Hoffmann, Ray.
THIRD ROW: Cordier, Dautrich, Wolfgang, Hill, Pearson, Dojan, Meck, Holland, Fronefield.
FOURTH ROW: Miss Trexler, Mr. Gerberich, Miss Moyer.
MISS TI-IELMA L. KNAUSS, Adviser
ORGANIZATIONS AND ATHLETICS
TWELETI-I GRADE ENGLISH CLASSES
MRS. ARLENE HARNER
Miss FLORENCE E. MBSSNER MRS. HAZEI. A. RAMSAY
BETTY JANE STRUBING
Debating Program Includes Rodio Broodcosis
Muhlenberg debaters first participated in Berks County league in 1928 . . . panel dis'
cussions replaced Formal Debate in 1942 . . . starfstudded team for 194960 . . . triangular
discussions held at Kutztown, Wilson, and Muhlenberg . . . big question was, Resolved:
That The President Of The United States Should Be Elected By The Direct Vote Of
The People . . . guests of Muhlenberg Lions, Lioness's, Women's, and Democratic Clubs
. . . Muhls represented on New jersey Junior Town Meeting Of The Air by Elizabeth
Rothermelg Junior Town Meeting Student Steering Committee by jack Williams . . .
speakers on local broadcasts were Gerald Gilbert, Larry Brossman, jack Williams, and
Peggy Hinkle . . . questioners were Peggy Hinkle, Henry Greenawald, Jean Hain, and
Mary Ann Shaner . . . coached by Mrs. Stella Roth and Mr. John Harris.
PEGGY HINKLE, Vice-President GERALD GILBERT
LARRY BROSSMAN HENRY GREENAWALD
ELIZABETH ROTHERRLEL, Secretary JACK WILLIAMS, President
' sEooND TEAM
KENNETH TREXLER Doius PEARSON
JEAN HAIN JUDITH CANPIELD
HELEN SCHOENER MARY ANN SHANER
FIRST ROW, left to right: Gilbert, Brossman, Hinkle, Williams, Rothermel, Greenawald.
SECOND ROW: Shaner, Canfield, Schoener, Hain, Trexler, Pearson.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Bair, J. Williams, Heiter, B. Kurtz, Becker, Schaeffer, Leas, Jeanette Weller, J.
Snyder, Pearah, Joan Yoh, Zeller.
SECOND ROW: Valeriano, Klemm, G. Rothermel, Hamaker, Hinkle, B. Meck, Bulles, Moll, A. Wagner, J.
Kurtz, S. Berger, L. Boyer, S. Schell.
THIRD ROW: T. Heffner, N. Napoletano, Meck, D. Knoll, Ray, DeAngelo, Bunnell, Ulmer, Reitz,
Ruppert, E. Evans, Burdan.
FOURTH ROW: Mr. Reinert, Hamann, Buck, Heckman, Gordon, J. Folk, B. Rohrbacher, Kirk, K. Greena-
wald, Mills. Haines, B. Quinter, Mr. Boyer.
FIFTH ROW: F. Snyder, B. Althouse, B. Weinman, R. Dautrich, Oxenreider, Richard Brown, L. Holl, H.
Greenawald, T. Canonico, Geiss, Brokenshire.
Pofrols Enforce Traffic Safely Rules
Safety and Highway Patrol organized in 1935 under the direction of Mr. Irvin J. Bright
. . . . has been an active group ever since . . . reports all violators of traffic safety rules
. . . sponsored by Reading Automobile Association.. . . all senior members who serve for
three or more years entitled to a charm . . . court composed of five judges who decide pun'
ishment for constant violators . . . Mr. Myron Boyer-present adviser . . . James Broken'
shire-captain . . . Hall Patrol formed in 1931 under supervision of Ivlr. Earl Loose . . .
keeps traffic moving in orderly manner through halls of Muhlenberg . . . holds meetings on
second Tuesday of each month . . . senior members select sophomore boys to take places
after graduation . . . sends representative to West Reading Conference each year . . .
court consists of three judges . . . captain-Robert Burdang lieutenants-William Buck,
Barrett Oxenreider, and Edward Evans . . . adviser, Mr. E. Brainerd Reinert.
Y-Teens lnougurofe Merchandise Club
Junior and senior girls comprise the membership . . . annual Apple Polishing Party,
MotherfDaughter Tea, Fashion Show-Card Party, and the May Day celebration-
traditional events . , . started the Merchandise Club this year . . . service projects-conf
tributed a doll to the collection at The Fellowship House, contributed proceeds from
"White Elephant" sale to World Fellowship, and bought a bulletin board for the YfTeens
and counselling purposes . . a play "Ins and Outs," was presented in assembly and the
Y-Teen midfwinter conference at Y.W.C.A. . . awarded twentyffive dollar Savings Bond
to a senior girl who contributed outstanding service to the school . . . meetings held
twice a month . . . activities are financed by the sale of potato chips during the lunch period
. . . . janet Pegg, program chairman attended Y-Teen-HifY conference at Altantic City,
NJ .... ended the year with a farewell party for the senior members . . . YfTeens was
organized 1935 . . . first group consisted of 40 girls . . . Miss Frances Rahn has been the
group's adviser since its inception. A
President ...,... .............. ..... B A iumiu. Moran
VicefP1esident ..... ...... S Hnxuzv RAP?
Secretary ......... ..... J EAN KURTYKA
Senior Treasurer ..... .... J ores Kunzwac
junior Treasurer ..... . . . SHIRLEY B.-um
FIRST ROW: left to right: Kantner, Connolly, Breininger, Levan, Wolfe, Snyder, Karbel, Bricker, Schaeffer,
S. Rapp, Garlin, Wagner.
SECOND ROW: Spies, Wenger, Foltz, J, Heffner, C. Delp,Cochran, Geary, Reinhold, Pegg, D. Rapp, Moll,
Strubing, Berger. I
THIRD ROW: Gardner, Bredbenner, Hoffmann, Canfield, V. Heffner, Guldin, Martorana, Reddy, Reed,
DeAngelo, Heckman, Kurtz, Brady.
FOURTH ROW: Moyer, Hain, Yarnell, Seidel, Kurtyka, Senft, Kurzweg, D. Adams, Huber, Dietz, Fish,
FIFTH ROW: Mrs. Rupp, Sands, E. Kilgore, Rainey, Kutzer, Stump, Kline, Bare, Spanier, Spangler, Helder,
Knoll, Miss Rahn.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Geary, W .Cordier, L. Sell, Scarince, Brokenshire, N. Napoletano, W. Hevalow, S.
Napoletano, Shipe, Meek, Sheipe, Phillips.
SECOND ROW: Weisser, Weller, Miller, J. Cordier, Blatt, J. Frick, Hetrich, DeTurk, Loder, Hamaker,
THIRD ROW: Ziegler, Clouser, Shirk, Weaver, Folk, Riegel, K. Adams, Parzanese, Burkhart, R. Sell, Lerch,
FOURTH ROW: Wolfgang, Heim, O. Walschburger, Mills, A. Walschburger, Oxenreider, Eberly, Weinman,
F. Frick, Dunkelberger, Johnson.
FIFTH ROW: Holl, Trego, Leininger, Reed, Fisher.
Hi-Y Scores HH With "Muhl Revue"
Well established and active for many years at Muhlenberg . . . set up by Mr. Burg in
December of 1927 and originally open to eleventh and twelfth grade boys . . . now open
to senior high boys and currently sponsored by Mr. John White . . . purpose- 'To create,
maintain, and extend, throughout the school and community, high standards of 'Christian
living'," . . . sponsored the "Football Dance," sold Christmas and occasional cards to
raise money . . . Eastern District Older Boys' Conference in Allentown attended by
James Brokenshire, Christie Mills, and Richard Reed . . . combined with the YfTeens to
hold a Christmas party . . . in conjunction with the band, presented the "Muhl Revue,"
which was a gigantic success . . . represented by Richard Miller in state legislative offices
at Harrisburg in March.
President ....... ..,........... ...... S A Muni. NAPOLETANO
VicefPresidem: ..... ........... ....... R I cnmua Mrtuza
Secretary ..... ........... R ion.-mn Rmw
Treasurer ..... ..... N ATALE NAPOLETANO
Chaplain ..... ..... I Amis Baoiuznsnxan
Hoe-Down, Dinner Enliven Horizon Colendor
Horizon Club-an outgrowth of Campfire, which was Muhlenberg's original extra'
curricular activity in 1925 . . . one of the most active organizations in the school . . . started
the school year right with a cookfout . . . a wonderful weekfend enjoyed at Hopewell . . .
movie and talk on Appalachian trail presented by Daniel Hoch . . . an AllfHorizon Club tour
through the Reading Hospital proved very helpful to future nurses . . . special church
service held for Horizon members . . . Mother-Daughter banquet served to 81 people . . .
impressive New Year ceremonial for new members introduced Birthday Project theme,
"Creative Living" . . . "Shirttail Hop," a hoefdown, proved to be a great success . . .
jean Billman and Peggy Hinkle gained new program ideas from the Horizon Club conference
at Buffalo, New York, in February . . . International Dinner, club party to see Fred Waring,
and Easter breakfast hike rounded out spring social activities . . . major service projects
included applying makefup for grade school operettas and serving as aides at St. Joseph's
Hospital . . . a trip to Washington will end the Club's school year . . . advisers, Miss Edith
Staudt and Miss Myrtle Allen.
President ...... .............. ........ J B AN BILLMAN
Vice-President .... i ...,....... PEGGY HINKLB
Secretary ...... ...... E LIZAQTH ROTHERMIEL
Treasurer .... ..,. M ARY ANN SHANEP.
FIRST ROW left to right: Wingert, Schmeck, Meck, Shaner, Rothermel, Billman, Hinkle, Hughes.
SECOND ROW: Martin, High, Tobias, Barr, Mervine, Schaeffer, Zeller, Smith.
THIRD ROW: Adams, Bulles, Stump, Pearah, Bitner, Hain, C. Hill, Koch, Trego.
FOURTH ROW: Miss Staudt, Schoener, Bechtel, Dojan, Pearson, M. Hill, Shoff.
FIRST ROW, left to right: White, Meck, Ulmer, Brown, M. Karbel.
SECOND ROW: Wingert, Koch, S. Schell, Mrs. Wolf, Thomas, W. Schell, Reitz.
For Horizon Clubbers Enocf Skills for Orphans
Wacinton Campfire group became Horizon Club at ceremony in March . . . presented
several entertaining skits at the Home for Friendless Children . . . sold brownies in the
basement at noon . .. increased treasury by holding cake sale at the Crystal Market . . .
April Foo1's Party highlighted social calendar . . . met every Monday in sewing room
. . . visited New York City on annual trip . . . sponsored by the Muhlenberg WOIDHD,S
Club . . . guardian, Mrs. J. Stanley Wolf.
President ...... ............... ..... D 0 RIS Mrox
VicefPresident .... ,.,........ ,..,.. R U TH WHITE
Secretary .... ...... J OAN BROWN
Treasurer .... .... S HIRLEY SCHELL
Scribe ..... ..., L oxs ULMER
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Senior Whodunil---"Your Time ls Up"
Thrilling and absorbing mysteryfcomedy in three acts . . . presented by the seniors . . .
dramatic success . . . held in high school auditorium on November 17 and 18 . . . action
centers around Hilary Grover, a wellfknown radio personality . . . having been orphaned
when very young, Hilary has always "mothered" Duncan, her adored younger brother
. . . . he becomes involved with a crooked gambler named Slug Dawson and signs I.O.U.'s
to the amount of a thousand dollars . . . Hilary finds Dawson murdered when trying to
clear up Duncan's problem . . . after relating her experiences, she starts for her radio
studio, but never arrives . . . nobody is able to find a trace of her . . . Pete Fowler from
headquarters comes to the Grover's home to arrest Hilary for the murder of Slug Dawson
. . . . it isn't until the final curtain that the baffling mystery is solved . . . directed by
Miss Florence Messiier.
Hilary. . . ........ ........ J ANET PBGG
Duncan. . . ,... JAMES Bizozciansnuuz
Murray .... , ..... EMILY SNYDER
'Tessie .... .... J UDITH CANPIELD
Lawson ,..... ..., W ALTER GBISLER
Mary Lou .... ....., R onm REINHOLD
julie ....... ..... G RACE MARTORANA
Pete ..... ..... J ACK WILLIAMS
Audrey .... ..., J OAN DBANGELO
Vincent ,... ,.... B Room: Avrnouse
FIRST ROW, left to right: Martorana, Canfield, DeAngelo.
SECOND ROW: Pegg, Geisler, Williams, Althouse, Reinhold, Brokenshire, Snyder.
Standing, left to right: Heckman, Canonico, Wolfgang, Kirk, Stayman, Brewer, Brossman, Trexler.
Seated: Reddy, Billman, Dojan, Knoll, Spangler, Senft.
"Don'i Take My Penny" Displays Junior Ability
Presented by the juniors in the high school auditorium on March 23 and 24 . . . story
centers around sixteenfyear old Penny, who has dreams of starring in the movie version
of a popular novel . . . Sally, the new maid, who has been planted in the Pringle household
to be "discovered" by a Hollywood author, is a' former child movie star . . . Penny has an
older sister, a bitfplayer in radio, and a brother, Mark, whose ambition is to run a chicken
farm . . . Greg and Kerry, contemporaries of Penny, decide to burst her dream bubble
. . . . romantic complications with Mark remove Sally from the running . . . the author
makes a surprise choice for the star of his play . Penny and her friend, Joanna, once
more turn to their schoolfgirl pursuits . . . directed by Mrs. jean Curley.
Sally ......... . ........ . ,
orman Porter. . ....... . .
Penny Pringle ....
Caleb Pringle ....
Mark Pringle ,....
Mavis Pringle .....
Lydia Pringle ....
Monsieur Henri, . .
Harrison Day .....
. .HAROLD STAYMAN
. . . . . JEAN BILLMAN
. .KENNETH TRBXLER
. . .HOWARD BREWER
MARY ANN SHANER
. . . . . DOROTHY Fxsr-r
. . . .... PA'rRIcrA REDDY
. . . . .Roy HECKMAN
. . . .DoLoREs DOJAN
. . .LARRY BRossMAN
. . . .Dorus SPANGLER
, . . .ROMAINE SENPT
. . . . .KENNETH KIRK
Junior Red Cross Provides Hospifol Troy Fovors
Junior Red Cross refactivated in 1942 . . . one of our most helpful organizations . . . jean
Bulles gave 81 volunteer hours taking care of lost children at the Reading Fair . . . initiated
nine new members at a Hobo party in October . . . kept busy making nut cup favors for
Christmas, Valentine's Day Csent to Coatesville Veterans' Hospitalj, Washington's
birthday Qsent to Perry Point Veterans' Hospitalj, Easter, and Fourth of July . . . made
two layettes for overseas . . . jean Bulles and Constance Shaver members of executive
council of Reading and Berks County Junior Red Cross, Shirley Correll and Patricia
Schaeffer on the City Council of Reading and Berks County Junior Red Cross . . . held
a coveredfdish social in February at which Miss Margaret Werner, head of Junior Red
Cross in Reading, was the guest . . . adviser, Miss Miriam Moyer.
President .,.... .............. .... C o NST.-mea SHAVER
VicefPresident ..,. ..... R onmvra SCHMHHL
Secretary ...... ,,.. A NGELYN MOYER
Treasurer .... ..., S HIRLEY CORRELL
FIRST ROW, left to right: Shoemaker, Leininger, I. Spanier, Wardman.
SECOND ROW: R. Schmehl, Shaver, A. Moyer, Correll.
THIRD ROW: Harnaker, B. Greth, Bertolet, P. Schaeffer, F. Biehl, Miss Moyer, Bulles, Lynch, V. Sander,
F. Dietrich, Wilson.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Fisher, Trego, Deist, Stocker, Dunkelberger, Shirk.
SECOND ROW: Scarince, Correll, Hunsberger, Geiss, Bieber, Wheeler.
THIRD ROW: Connolly, DeAngelo, Strubing, Potteiger, Berger, Kutz, B. Keller.
Phofogrophy Club Adopts Constitution
Organized in 1934 with Miss Frances Rahn as adviser . . . financed the purchase of a photof
enlarger through cake sales during her six years of supervision . . . learned tinting . . .
joined the Reading Photographic Society and was allowed the privilege of using its darkf
rooms . . . programs included outside speakers versed in photographic techniques . . .
later supervised by Mr. Henry Brader, then by Mr. Theodore Starr, and today by Mr.
Claude Spancake . . . present activities include vvalletfsize pictures printed for seniors,
school scrapbook kept up to date, and a mass photofdeveloping tank constructed . . .
developed pictures of majorettes for sale and for entry in a contest . . . interest aroused
by lectures and motion pictures on various phases of photography . . . constitution adopted
to give club permanent status..
President ...... ........... ...,. H 0 WARD CORRELL
Vice-President .... ..... B nooks ALTHOUSE
Secretary .... .... B n'r'rY JANE STILUBING
Treasurer. . ...... GEORGE SCARINCE
Proiecfionisf Club Assisls Visuol-Aids Dept.
Organized and directed by Mr. Myron F. Boyer . . . classifies film strips, shows movies,
and repairs films . . . trains students to operate the school's two sixteenfmillimeter prof
jectors for classes at request of .teachers of the high school as well as the grade schools
. . . members are chosen on the basis of interest and ability . . . performance of service is the
main objective of the club . . . members will affiliate with School Projectionist Club of
America . . . Joyce Kurtz, presidentg Joan Snyder, secretary.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Snyder, B. Wanner, J. Kurtz.
SECOND ROW: Mr. Boyer, Ronald W. Becker, R. Clouser.
Kneeling, left to right: Davis, Snyder, Musser.
Standing: Zeller, Brokenshire, Eyrich, Mr. Shaner.
Crew Provides Sound, Lighting Effects on Sloge
Unsung heroes of the thespian productions . . . under the tutelage of Mr. James B. Shaner,
jr .... contribute to the success of assemblies, operettas, and commencement through
the setting of stage, special lighting and sound effects, and projection of movies . . . scenery
given "new look" by refinishing, financed by the faculty play . . . seldom get an opporf
tunity to Witness the productions for which they are in a large way responsible.
Muhlenherg's T wenty-fifth Year'
A H1 I e H c s
Silver Anniversary sports review . . . girls' and boys' sports coached by
Mr. Charles Buckworth first year . . . 1927-Miss Anna Slifer took over
girls' sports curriculum . . . girls' varsity basketball team was continued
until 1935 . . . replaced by G.A.A. activities the following year . . . 1927-
M.T.H.S. entered the Berks County Scholastic Basketball League ....
1928-baseball rounded out the sports curriculum . . . track team won
first Berks County Championship in this year . . . 1929-basketball team
won the Northern Division Championship . . . 1930-soccer was added
to the sports program . . 1934, '37, '40, and '44, division soccer champs
. . . 1940 - booters gained the county title and District 3 P.I.A.A.
championship-the only school in the county to do so thus far . . . M.T.
H.S. won the Sportsmanship Trophy for five consecutive years, 192763
. . . . 194447-Berks County Championship in basketball . . . 1945f-foot'
ball added . . . 1947, '48, and '49-won county football championship . . .
1948-first color day . . . Junior High girls broke jinx by winning last
basketball game at Wyomissing this year . . . Muhlenberg High presented
with sportsmanship award during basketball season by Mt. Penn Key
Club . . . lost out in the P.I.A.A. playoffs to Shillington High with a 49-50
score . . . junior Varsity Basketball team clinched the Berks County title
by coming through with a clean slate during the second half of the season
. . . many hard-working aspirants reported for track and baseball . . .
looking ahead, a successful season can be seen.
Y VQ 1
Senior G. A. A.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Hughes, Manwiller, J. Snyder, Wolfe, Reinhold, Bulles, Cochran, Wagner.
SECOND ROW: Martin, Moyer, C. Hill, P. Schaeffer, Reddy, Pegg, Moll, Bunnell.
THIRD ROW: W. Schell, H. Schooner, Hoffmann, S. Schell, Yarnell, J. Hain, Pearah, A. Stump, Bitner.
FOURTH ROW: Thomas, E. Kilgore, E. Rainey, Pearson, Shoff, Brokenshire.
Junior G. A. A.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Myers, Shirk, Keirn, D. Seidel, Schmcck, Harley, Raucnzahn, Noble, Martin,
Helms, S. Rapp.
SECOND ROW: Parkyn, Ryan, Leininger, J. Althouse, Adler, Koch, MacDonough, Bredbenner, Lascomb,
Jeanette Weller, Beale.
THIRD ROW: Graeff, J. Brown, Wolfgang, Tobias, Wingert, Snyder, janet Weller, Hessler, Weaver.
FOURTH ROW: Wolford, Ulmer, Reitz, Reed, Marberger, Henry, Gloria Seidel, Richards, Y. Boyer, Yarnell.
FIRST ROW, left to right: Bulles, Marberger, Eleanor Snyder, Reitz, Althouse, Brown, Ulmer, Martin.
SECOND ROW: Cochran, Thomas, Moll, Emily Snyder, Wolfe, Pegg, Reinhold, Berry.
THIRD ROW: Pearah, W. Schell, Brolrenshire, Reddy, Yarnell, Hain, Rainey.
FOURTH ROW: Stump, S. Schell, Bunnell, Bitner, Schoener, Joan Snyder.
Girl Athletes Sport New Uniforms
Girls' Athletic Association debut in 1936 after the girls' basketball team had been dis'
banded . . . this organization provided a chance for all girls to participate in sports . . .
there are intrafmural activities for both junior and senior high school participants . . .
major sports for juniors are soccer, basketball, and volley ball . . . hockey, basketball,
volley ball, and archery for seniors . . . honor teams in hockey, basketball, and volley ball
compete with Mohnton, West Reading, Mt. Penn, Shillington, Sinking Spring, Wyof
missing, Wilsoii, Exeter, and Hamburg . . . refreshments sold at football and basketball
games financed activities and purchase of uniforms for honor teams . . . canary yellow outfits
were sported at basketball games, gray uniforms at hockey games . . coach for all activities,
Miss Olive Tennant.
MARY LEE PEARAI-I
MARY LEE PEARAII
Kneeling, left to right: Breininger, Band Majorette, J. Boyer, Haggerty.
Back row: Ray, B. Kurtz, M. Kramer, Head Twirler, Wanner, J. Seidel
Left to right: J. Gardner, Bulles, Moll, Becker, Letsche, F. Heiter.
Left to right: J. Levan, A. Wagiier, Emily Snyder,2jD. Rapp.
Snappy Twirlers Demonstrate Skill
Blue and gold flag spinners and majorettes entertained with intricate formations throughf
out the year . . . can proudly boast that routines are not duplicated . . . performed at all
football and home basketball games . . . 24 potential replacements selected out of sixty
candidates . . . the group has been in existence since 1942 . . . two years ago became first
school in county to sport flag twirlers . . . Jean Moll, only twirler to be graduated . . .
Betty Breininger, only fourfyear senior majorette . . . practiced twice weekly, activity
period, and during summer . . . earned uniforms .. . kept stepping lively by Mr. Quentin
Keath . . . color guard heads parades . . . decked out in new uniforms this year furnished
by band . . . coached by Mr. Henry Hoffman.
FIRST ROW, left to right: J. Heffner, B. Hain, Foltz.
SECOND ROW: J Klinc, B. Moyer, D. Adams, Reinhold.
Left to right: Conrad, Stump, Pearah, Knoll, Geary, Adams, Smith, Rothermel
FIRST ROW, left to right: A. Dutt, Parzancse, T. Canonico, B. Weinman, T. Greth, Unger, R. Miller, S.
Napoletano, Heckman, F. Frick, B. Quintet.
SECOND ROW: L. Williams, Wennel, Ziegler, Oxenreider, B. Shipe, Meck, N. Napoletano, Riegel, J. Frick
L. Brossman, Jeter.
THIRD ROW: Currey, R. Burkhart, D. Hunsberger, Weller, Wunder, R. Rapp, R. Adams, Stifnagle
Brendlinger, R. Blatt, Weisser.
FOURTH ROW: Loder, D. Lerch, W. Snyder, Zipp, J. Folk, Hamaker, R. Sell, Mervine, Botch, C. Arnold
FIFTH ROW:Mr. White, Endy, R. Brown, Stoudt, R. Zeller, Domenice, R. Eyrich, Wadsworth, Landis, S.
SIXTH ROW: Kirk, Brown, Brossman, managers, Kershner, Kline, A. Napoletano, R. Brown, Mr. Fetterman
Pigskin Toiers Win 3rdSirciigi1iCl1c1mpionsi1ip
Five years of football have witnessed a constant improvement in the caliber of the teams
. . . won Berks County Conference Championship for third successive year . . . considered
Muhl's most successful year in football . . . suffered one setfback and one tie against
seven wins for the 1949 season . . . noted for rugged forward line and speedy scat backs
. . . . cofcaptained by Jack Unger and Richard Miller . . . coached by Mr. Lloyd Clemens
and his assistants, Mr. john B. White and Mr. Donald Fetterman . . . night football
which will be inaugurated next season on Muhlenberg's home gridiron is eagerly anticif
pated . . . many new aspirants to fill the positions vacated by this year's graduates.
Date Opp. M.'I'.H.S.
Sept. 9 .......... EPHRATA ..... ..................... 2
17, ......... EMM.-ws ,........ 0 6
24 .......... Wir.soN Bono ..... 6 19
Oct. 8 .......,.. Moiuusvrrua ....... .. 14 20
15 .......... SHILLINGTON4' ......... . . 7 33
21 .......... SCHUYLKILL HAVEN .... . . 13 7
29 .......... WEST READING' ........ . . 14 34
Nov. 5 .......... BoYsRTowN"' ............................... 6 7
12. . . .... ,WILSON lSpring Twp.D"' ........,............... . . 26 26
JUNIOR VARSITY SCHEDULE
Sept. 25 .......... WILsoN fSpring Twp.Y" ..........,............. 0 15
Oct. 2 .......... EMMAUS ................................... . . 12 7
16 .......... SHILLINGTONT ......... . . 19 0
23 . ......... READING ....... . . 19 O
30 .......... Wnsr Rr:ADlNG"'. . . . 7 13
Nov. 6 .......... BOYERTOWNT .... .. 12 13
Dribblers Display Keen Spirit
Won first division championship in 1927 and repeated in 1944 . . . Berks County Champ'
ionships, 1944 and 1945 . . . this year's team, composed of nine seniors and one junior . . . a
greatly improved team toward the end of the season . . . finished with an eight and eight
league record, earning a tie for third place . . . a playoff with Shillington determined the
P.I.A.A. Class A County Champions fa heartfbreaker for this team . . . Why? . . . they
lost by one point in the last three seconds of playj . . . coached by Mr. Robert Shipe.
Dare Opp. M.'1".H.S.
Nov. 29 .... ...,. W ERNERSVILLE. . . ,.......,.. . . 21 38
Dec. 2 .... ..... W Bsr READINGX. . . . . 26 51
5 .... ..... S INKING SPRING ..,, . . 46 53
9 .,,. ..... B mnsnono' .... . , 40 55
13 .... ..... W ILSONE ...... . . 51 34
16 .... ..... K UTZTOWNQK. . . , 63 24
20. . . ..... MT. PENNK. . . . . 59 43
27 .... ..... M oi-mi-oN .... . . 42 38
Jan. 3 ..., .,... S HILLINGTONIF .,.. . . 52 42
6 .... ..... A LUMNI ...... . . 49 36
10 ..., ..... H AMBURGY ..., . . 41 52
13 .... ..... W YOMISSINGC .... . 44 42
17 .... ...,. W ERNERSVILLE, . . . . 30 45
20 .... ..... W BST READINGX. . , . , 24 43
24 .... .,.., B uuusBoRo"'. . L . . ' . 59 45
27. . . .,... WILSON? ...... . . 31 34
31. . . ..... KUTZTOWNE. . . . 56 40
Feb. 3. . . ..... MT. PENNY. . . . . 57 50
7. . . ..... SHILLINGTON' .... . . 39 46
14. . . ..... HAMBURG' ........... . . 39 41
17 .,,....... WYOhilSSINGt ........... . . 32 58
2 .......... SHILLINGTON QPlayoffD ..... . . 50 49
"' League Games.
Clockwise, Left to right: B. Quinter, Hcvalow, Ebcrly, W. Leininger, Edward Evans, Buck. Richard Miller, Stein
Center: B. Weinrnan, Mr. Shipe, R. Reed.
Standing: Shipe, Deeds, Canonico.
Kneeling: Meck, Ziegler, Coach Fetterman.
Seated, first row: Rapp, Olszewski, Clouser, Hetrich, Blatt, Williams.
Seated, second row: Brown, Brendlinger, managers.
Berks County Junior Varsity Champions
Junior Varsity games replaced girls' games as preliminaries to varsity tilts in 1936 . . .
won first Northern Division and Berks County Championships in 1938 . . . gained first
Central Division Championship this year . . . went on to win second Berks County Crown
. . . . starters rotated as captain . .
Nov. 29 ....
Dec. 2. . .
5 . . . .
Jan. 3 ....
Feb. 3 ....
" League Games.
Wnsr READlNGlk. .
SINKING SPRING. . .
WILSON? ..,. ,
MT. PENNY. .. ..
. coached by Mr. Fetterman.
LAURELDALE A. A
WEST READINGIR. .
MT. PENN' ....
KUTzTowNCPlayoffD . . .
Mar. 4 .......... MOHN1-oN CPlayoffJ.
Junior High Boskefeers Show Improvement
Started in 1943 to give the boys of junior high school an opportunity to play basketball
. . . . finished the current season with three wins and seven losses . . . these boys played their
first school basketball this year . . . showed a steady iinprovernent toward the close of
Dec. 9. . . . . MT. PENN .... .,,,,..... . . 22
16. . . . . KUTZTOWNRK. . . . . 41
19 ......, WILSON' ..... . . 30
jan. 6 ....,.. MOHNTONQR. . . 8
13. . . . . WEST READINGx . . 25
17 ....,.. WILSONX .,.... . . 30
26 ....... KUTZTOWNBY. . . . . 13
31 ....... Wssr READING' . . 29
Feb. 7 ....... MOHNTON+. . , . . 17
10 ,...... SINKING SPRING' . . 31
League Games. 1
FIRST ROW, left to right: Zeller, Ochs, Evans, Grcenawald, Graczyk, Feltcnbcrger, DeAngelo.
SECOND ROW: Rohrbacher, Mengel, Greer, Boyer, S. Kissinger, Brossman, Schlott, Brokcnshire, R.
FIRST ROW, left to right: A. Dutt, Buck, A. DeSantis, Parzanese, B. Quinteri Meck, DeTurk, Burdan,
K. Adams. - -
SECOND ROW: Weller, Stein, Sheipe, Ziegler, L. Williams, R. Blatt, E.. Evans, J. Folk.
A THIRD ROW: J. DeSantis, Heckman, Mills, J. Canonico, Clouser, B. Shipe, Rohrbacher.
FOURTH ROW: Mr. Clemens, Mr. Shipeg E. Williams, Brewer, Haines, managers.
Divisionoi Chomps Hope ioGoin Another Tiiie
Muhlenberg's first baseball team in 1928 won five games and lost three . . . Muhl teams
have captured five divisional and two county championships since . . . last year's array
took Central Division diadem, but bowed to Wernersville in the county playoffs . . . at
the time of writing, this year's squad was beginning season with hopes of winning Berks
County title . . . many holdovers are left from last season, including a whole infield plus
three catchers and two pitchers . . . team coached by Lloyd Clemens and Robert Shipe.
April 3 HAMBURG ..... ..... A way
4 WBRNERSVILLE . Away
5 Bmnsnoao .... Away
11 WILSON' ..... Away
13 WEST READING . . . ..... Home
17 Wvomrssmo' ..., ..... H ome
SHILLINGTONT .... .....
24 MT. PENNT .... ..... H ome
27 WILSONT ........ ..... H ome
May 1 WEST READING" Away
3 MoHN'roN. .' .... ..... H ome
4 WYOMISSINGT .... ..... A way
3 SHILLIINGTONT .... ..... H ome
11 Mr. PENNT. . . Away
"' League Games
Muhl Olympic Squad Hczrosses Compefilors
Muhl Olympic squad launched in 1928 by Coach Charles Buckworth . . . thirty cindermen
had successful season-copped the Berks County Championship at Schuylkill CAlbrightJ
Stadium that year . . . Muhl track teams have captured thirteen West Reading Meets,
three Shillington Victory Meets, and nine Albright Meets . . . lettermen from last year
include: Miller, Gordon and Jeter, halffmileg Miller. and Jeter, mile, Gordon, the 4404 T.
Greth and Miller, javeling T. Greth, shotfput and discus . . . holdfovers are Oxenreider,
Napoletano, Greenawald, F. Frick, Brendlinger, Shirk, Scarince, Lerch, J. Frick, Davis,
Brown, Eyrich, and Johnson . . . still coached by Mr. Buckworth . . . managers, David
Stocker and Gerald Kershner.
April 12 ..,... .... B OYERTOWN, POTTSTOVVN, MUHLENBERG ..,....... Pottstown
22 ,........... ALBRIGHT MEET .............,.... ,..., A lbrighr College
26 .........,.. WILSON, SHILLINGTON, MUHLENEERG. . . ........ Shillington
28 E-F 29 ....,.. PENN REALYS .,......,,....,,..... .... . Philadelphia
May 3 ..........,, BOYERTOXVN, Jn. Hxcn .... . . . , . . .,... Boyertown
6 ...... ..., W Es'r READING MEET. . . . . . . .West Reading
9 .... .... L EEANON RELAY ........ . .....,.. Lebanon
10 .,.. .... V ENZKE RELAY ,.........,.. . . . Boyertoum
13 .... .... S Hir.i.iNc'roN Vxcroiu' MEET .... .... S hillingron
20 .,., .... D isa-mor 3 MEET ....,,..... .,..... L ancasrer
27 .... .... S TATE MEET. ..... ....,. .... S t ate College
FIRST ROW, left to right: Oxenreider, Gordon, F. Frick, R. Brown, L. Brossrnan, Scarince, Davis, Greth,Jeter.
SECOND ROW: K. Greenawald, Robert Eyrich, E. Keller, Wagner, N. Napoletano, Hetrich, Wentzel,
THIRD ROW: W. Snyder, Sweetwood, L.Holl, C. Lerch, Wennell, Ronald Hurst, Stein, A.Dutt, K.Weinman.
FOURTH ROW: G. Kershner, manager, Stocker, assistant manager, Zipp, S. Hartman, Brendlinger,
H. Greenawald, W. Johnson, Harnaker, assistant manager.
FIFTH ROW: Mr. Buckworth, R. Manwiller, Ochs, Landis, K. Brossman, R. Zeller, Rittle, D. Rothenberger,
Stoudt, W. Brown, L. Brokenshire, Campbell, Mr. Brokenshire.
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