Muscatine High School - Auroran Yearbook (Muscatine, IA)

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These memories began on the warm Tuesday morning of September 8th, when 940 students thronged into a newly painted school building, some eagerly and some reluctantly. Now summer vacation was officially over, and a never to be forgotten year was under way. With the coming of the crisp fall weather, the gridiron heroes of M.H.S. made their appearance at Heinz Field; and another successful football season was brought to a close with the annual Homecoming celebration. Before anyone realized it, Christmas vacation was here again, and school was dismissed for two full weeks. Shortly after their return from vacation, Musky students found that school was in the second semester. Amid the flury of homework, part-time jobs, and other activities, students still found time to attend the Friday night Fun-Nites and other social events. Of course, students never complained when assemblies interrupted the regular routine of classes. The crowning highlight of the year was the winning of the coveted State Tournament by the Little Musky Basketball Squad. With the approach of Spring, 188 seniors turned their thoughts toward graduation and the all important future. ile of SEPTEMBER Administration and Faculty Custodians and Cooks Freshmen Freshman Senate OCTOBER Football Homecoming All School Play October Occasions NOVEMBER Sophomores Library Club Devotions DECEMBER Pi-Type Club Chorus Auroran Yearbook Auroran Newspaper Curia Regia December Doings JANUARY Basketball FEBRUARY Hiey Hi-Tri Juniors ontents Amicae Glee Club MARCH G.A.A. Band F.F.A. Student Committee Cheerleaders March Minglings APRIL Track Debate Cadet Teachers April Antics MAY Senior Prom Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Valedictorian and Salutatorian Representative Boy and Girl Baseball Intramurals May Memories JUNE Seniors Three-Point Seniors Advertisers Administration and Faculty Custodians and Cooks Freshmen Freshman Senate SUPERINTENDENT Mr. Arthur A. Johnson has served as superintendent of Junior College, High School, Junior High School, and the seven elementary schools of Muscatine for seventeen years. Before taking over the position that he now holds, Mr. Johnson taught school and was also a coach, He taught social science, phys- ics, and biology. He took his under- graduate work at Morningside College, received his M.A. at the State Univer- sity of Iowa, and did his post-graduate work at Iowa State College. Mr. John- son's hobby is playing golf. PRINCIPAL Mr. Fred G. Messenger, our principal, has the responsibility of taking care of our large high school. This year there were about 980 students and 40 teach- ers under his guidance. He taught com- mercial subjects, social science, and was track coach for five years until 1930 when he took over his present position. He received his B.A. at Iowa Wesley- an. Mr. Messenger’s one time ambition was to become a doctor, but in time he decided to make Education his career. His favorite food is steak, and he is always ready for a good game of golf. Standing: Superintendent A. A. Johnson; Mrs. Corrine Marx, secretary. Seated: Mrs. Dorothy Toborg; Dr. Robert Asthalter; L. D. Krueger; George H. Jacobs, treasurer; Clifford E. Worst, president; Kenneth Schreurs; Robert Hahn, vice president. il of (eee ehor ayer ie Members of this committee and the departments they represent are: Seated: Mr. Mike Edie, commercial subjects; Miss Florence Hahn, home economics; Miss Eula Downer, mathematics; Mr. Mearl Wood, English. Standing: Mr. Gordon McLean, music; Mr. Jim Maas, science; Mr. Lindley Hoopes, vocational subjects, Chairman. Even though this is Mrs. Kuppe’s first year at M.H.S., I think most of us know her for her help- fulness. Mrs. Kuppe came to M.H.S. from Portland, Maine to replace Mrs. Ruthenburg. Among the varied duties of our secretary are keeping the permanent records up to date, making out the new schedules, and checking the dictaphone work. This year Dixie Lee Erkson was our student secretary. Dixie typed tests for various teachers and ran them off either on the ditto or mimeo- graph machine, took dictation, typed the morning bulletin, wrote admits, signed work permits, and ran the switchboard. () LCe The functions and duties of the office of M.H.S. are numerous. Mr. Ulum, boys dean, has charge of keeping attendance records and giving admits and excuses. In order to help the regular office staff, a number of girls from the study halls are trained to run the switch board, deliver telephone messages, file the excuses, and pick up the attendance slips from the classrooms. Any teachers who have letters to be typed may dictate them on the phone and then a commercial s tudent will transcribe the letter on one of the two new dictaphones in the office. A system has also been set up to take letters for businessmen down town. ery Tep ALLEN Biology Science JoHN Bairp Biology Mary BIELEFELD Home Economics JOHN BREADY History THOMAS BRUNER Algebra Economics Civics 10 acully Max COo_LLins Vocal Music Choral Groups EuLa DowNeER English Mathematics Dean of Girls EuGENE EDIE Commercial Coach Mitprep FoGARTY English EarL GANTENBEIN Physical Education Coach MH. S. faculty Marjorie HorRrMaANn Physical Education G.A.A. JoHN Goupy Speech Debate LinDLEY Hoopes Vocational Agriculture B.B.A, GENEVA GRACE Science JEANNE JAHNKE Librarian Library Club FLORENCE HAHN Home Economics RoBErtT HANSEN Mathematics School Treasurer LoulsA JERICHO Social Science PaRNICK HAZARIAN Hetty KEMBLE Printing Latin Pi-Type Club English Auroran Newspaper Curia Regia MH. S. WALTER KOCHNEFF Driver's Training Coach CAROLINE LIEBBE Commercial June LINGo English Mitprep LuptTon Commercial Mathematics Joun McArgavy Geometry Algebra Auroran Yearbook a ‘i: 8K acully GENEVIEVE MCCANDLESS English Gorpon McLEAN Instrumental Music Band JAMEs Maas Algebra Chemistry Coach DorotHy MARCUE English Guidance ArcHIE MARTIN History CATHERINE MILLER Spanish English LEE MILLER Physics Electronics Coach LEONARD ROGGEVEEN Woodworking L. A. SCHNACK Social Science Director of Activities Assistant Principal EVELYN SCHULTZ Home Economics acully FLOYD SCOTT Visual Aids CHARLES SHOOK English Sociology EpirH STOCKER Art James ULum Commercial Boy's Counselor MEARL Woop English MH. S. Two of our new teachers this year were Dorothy Marcue and Marjorie Hoff. mann who shared an apartment across the street from the high school. Here we see them sampling some of their home cooking. Tom Bruner caught John Bready just as he was leaving for home after a tiring day at M.H.S. If we could hear their conversation it might be that they were making plans to attend one of the big tournament games at Iowa City. Three teachers who make it a habit to eat together every noon are Eula Downer, Mildred Fogarty, and Hetty Kemble. No doubt they find this short social time a welcome break after a long morning of classes. iw acully | | Our Musky photographer caught the three home economics teachers; Evelyn Ls Schultz, Florence Hahn, and Mary i‘ | Bielefeld planning their spring outfits a with the aid of one of the new pattern books that are available in the home. making room. Charles Shook and Lindley Hoopes, who have been faculty members at M.H.S. for many years, have witnessed many distributions of the annual Au- RORAN. Here we find them looking through some of the old yearbooks. “This is Your Life, Jim Maas’’ was the theme of one of the pep assemblies for the football season. Participating in “Moose’s” past were John Bready, Fred Messenger, John Mc- Areavy, Lee Miller, Max Collins, and John Goudy. - Five people who help keep things running smoothly at our school are the custodians pictured above, glancing at their daily schedule. Left to right they are: Gertrude Steele, Bob Schmidt, Ernest Gullekson, Ralph Flake, and Harold Marx. This efficient staff has many duties which they perform every day; such as keeping halls clean, painting, emptying waste baskets, and cleaning class rooms. These custodians of M. H. S. have a job which requires more responsi- bility than most of us realize. (Gans e cleria Three familiar faces to students who eat in the M.H.S. cafeteria every noon are pictured at the lower left preparing for another busy noon time. Left to right they are: Mrs. Lila Hilde- brand, Mrs. ;,Martha Carlson, and Mrs. Alta Allen. Every day approximately 175 students are served in our cafeteria. Pictured at the lower right are two of the students who help out with the work in the cafeteria. Here we find George Long dipping ice cream, and Ed Ware drawing orange juice. oa eS Last fall as the freshmen came out of the auditorium with their class schedules, David Timm, president; and Eddie Ware, vice-president, tried to help Linda Schroeder, secre- tary-treasurer, find her first period class. Here are only three out of the two hundred and eighty-one students who found the first day of their high school life a little bit confusing. Row 1: Mardell Bohnsack, Gerene Brewer, Nancy Byant, Mary Ann Bierman, Nancy Boldt Shiela Bier- man, Jolene Buchell, Myrna Buckley. Row 2: Anne Beveridge, Karen Burns, Norma Beatty, Mary Bouglot, Rose Atkins, Iris Bebiny, Sharon Blake, Alice Amos. Row 3: Gerald Bower, Timothy Barrett, Leslie Brown, Richard Berry, Kenny Brase, Joel Bendle, Ray Anson, Ronald Albright. Row 4: David Bell, Bob Brauns, Bill Brown, Wayne Brendel, Tom Allbee, Jon Bolthouse, Harold Brown. FOSTER Row 1: Ruth DeFlon, Betty Dittman, Yvonne Church, Ruth Canarr, Sandra Conner, Marlene Chapman, Linda Carnhan, Lucy Emrick, Ruth Conner. Row 2: Linn Dodds, Laurel Chapman, Roselle Curtis, Cheryl Esmyoil, Ganela Cooper, Pat Cochin, Donna Crowley, Nancy Cook. Row 3: Leonard Essex, Ron Diek- man, Gary Costas, Jimmie Carter, Franklin Burr, Gerald DeVore, Daryll Carter, Bob Cook, Edward Chap- man, Row 4: Darrel Carter, Jerry Devin, Phillip Caparoon, Darwin Ballinger, Eldon Ballinger, David Chapman, Tom Butts, Rodney Brannon, Donald Chapman. — OM os ays) — ie ORB 8 soto men RP a e gv eo ® weep, es ‘aed Row 1: Jackie Garrison, Georgia Haller, Doris J. Foster, Judy Figgins, Caren Gross, Kay Hahn, Kathleen Hankins, Juanita Hallmark, Sandra Garvin. Row 2: Ila Mae Harris, Norma Harris, Snow Hilton, Julia Freund, Carol Gamble, Gail Gaddis, Nancy Hecht, Frances Etter. Row 3: Judy Froehner, Junior Hazel- wood, Wilma Hines, Jerry Hagens, Billy Hansford, Fred Hocking, Fred Heard, Elaine Harper, Mary Ann Hogan. Row 4: Paul Figg, Jim Goodrick, John Hocke, Wesley Hagens, Keith Harrison, Jerry Hathaway, John Frye, James Henke, Ben Henson. barr Row 1: Inagene Klatt, Jackie Knight, Sandra Hoopes, Ruth Jones, Judy Kristianson, Deanne Hubble, Vera Hull, Marilyn Korte, Mary Krantz, Rosalee Honts. Row 2: Mary Kinney, Kathy Isaacs, Marie Holtz, Mar- jorie Hume, Arleen Hunter, Sharon Knouse, Pat Jackson, Peggy Law, Darlene Jones. Row 3: Marvin Jamison, Ernest Jones, Rodney Jensen, Marvin Kruse, Bob Jones, Bill Kindler, Don Huber. Row 4: Gerald Kirk, Merrill Lamb, Carol Klein, Jack Korte, Gary Kiebe, Gary James, Tom Hughes. Row 1: Shirley McGill, Charlotte Lewis, Shirley Morrissey, Betty Massey, Joyce Moore, Lois Midkiff, Lois Nicholson, Joyce Martin, Janet Loveless, June Marolf. Row 2: Alonso Layne, Marretta Miller, Doris Mc- Killip, Ruth McKillip, Pearl Lloyd, Peggy Miller, Shirley Martin, Jean Nazarenus, Mary Jane Noland, Mary Ann Logel. Row 3: Jim McVicker, Ruth Ann Jones, Jo Ann Oest, Ruth McDaniel, LaJean McCol- lum, Janet Neipert Eloise Layne, Elizabeth Lutz, Earl Morgan, Row 4: Larry Martin, Larry Manly, Mar- vin Morgan, Lee Neipert, Leroy Miller, Ronnie Merrill, Larry Nowell, Don McCormick, Gary Mercer, Gene Nicewanner, Ross Newcomb. rhiien Row 1: Beverly Payne, Barbara Olinger, Joyce Reed, Judy Pankratz, Wanda Orr, Helen Pershke, Pat Os- born, Sharon Rebelsky. Row 2: Richard Schoenig, Gary Owens, Karen Wimberly, Barbara Rummells. Phyllis Richard, Betty Sellers, Howard Schmelzer, Dennis Sander. Row 3: Charles Reiner, Billy Peterson, Richard Phillips, Gerald Parrish, Larry Owen, Glen Ruckles, Merle Schmelzer, Don Schmidt, Gary Quast. Row 4: Kenneth Orr, Melvin Reed, Dave Russell, Jerry Pratt, Paul Reed, Don Ross, Jim Rolston, Art Ramm, Gary Schmelzer. Row 1: Barbara Snyder, Betty Smedley, Betsy Sweeny, Mary Ann Stamler, Dianne Snavely, Judy Smalley, Judy Spaulding, Janet Sturms, Donna Taylor. Row 2: Carol Smith, Lois Secrist, Nancy Schreurs, Sally Schwandke, Linda Schroeder, Janis Shoemaker, Nicki Hanson, Sandra Elliott, Elizabeth Schmarje, Jean Starkweather. Row 3: Wayne Schneider, David Tanner, Jerry Stigers, Bob Thorndyke, Don Shepard, James Schnedler, Richard Smith, Lee Schroeder, Linda Young. Row 4: Bob Steckman, James Shoemaker, Kay Sultzberger, Melvin Synder, Dave Timm, Grant Stalkfleet, Ronnie Seiler, Donnie Seiler, Bob Secrist. aon Row 1: Carol Watts, Anna Wilson, Judy Yordt, Darlene Zaeharinger, Pat Trimble, Donna Wiekert, Jean Ziehl, Marilyn Zaehringer, Donna Weggen. Row 2: Jim Whitmer, Mary Willet, Polly Umlandt, Carol White, Janice Wilson, Elizabeth Truninger, Carol Tisor, Della Townsend, David Wakeland, Harry Trader. Row 3: Eddie Ware, Bill Wheeler, Bill Whitlow, Claude Webb, DeWayne Trask, Garry Wagner, Bob Wakefield, Keith Wherry, Earl Weeks. Row 4: Carl Yerington, Marion Warnstaff, Bob Wilson, Bob Wendlandt, Carl Titus, Ronnie Welsch, Bud Troxel, Ken Whetstine. resem since RAR Eo Ash On enate The candidates for president of the Freshmen Senate are pictured above. Row : Beverly Payne, Mardell Bohnsack, Janis Shoemaker, Nancy Scheurs, Karen Burns, Caren Gross, Carol Watts. Row 2: Bill Petersen, Daryll Carter, Dan Ross, Dave Timm, Gary Mercer, Robert Cook, Frederick Hocking. Carol Watts was elected from this group to be the President of the Freshmen Senate. Freshmen students at Muscatine High School were given a chance to use and observe parliamen- tary procedure first hand through the Freshmen Senate. This program was set up through the speech classes and has been very successful in giving the students a chance to put their knowl- edge of parliamentary procedure into use. When the Freshmen Senate met on April 13, 1954, there were thirteen community problems on the agenda. Pictured at the left are a group of students who authored these bills that were presented to the senate. Seated are: Marie Holtz and Marilyn Korte, Standing are: Snow Hilton, Dan Ross, and Jerry Devin. I} 3 Football Homecoming All School Play October Occasions Row 1: Harry Townsend, LeRoy Bartenhagen, Chuck Anson, Leonard Eggenberg, Max Colberg, Don Moritz, Bob Massey, Elbert Beverly, Al Holland, Dick Ralston, Don Duncan. Row 2: Dick Maeglin, Don Schmidt, Harlan Ziegenhorn, Bernie Roth, Ernie Morgan, Charlie Townsend, Tom Hahn, Ray Gaddis, Harry Martin, Sid Stark, Richard Strong. Row 3: Coach Maas, Bob Anderson, Mike Steffanson, Harry Glatstein, George Long, Ron Boshart, Don Schoultz, Earl Rohde, Roger Horst, Gregg Schroeder, Don Schmeltzer, Jim Baars, Don Rogers, Jerry Schmidt, Bob Tanner. babel DEBE SIX =S LANDINGS Final 1953 Washington Ottumwa Keokuk Muscatine Ft. Madison Fairfield Musky footballers will recognize Bob Jan- ney and Don Butenbach in a familiar place, Mt. Pleasant . : : : : the doorway of the equipment room. Bob Buena and Don were the team managers for the urlngton : : : ; : football team this year. Row 1: Marvin Morgan, Larry Harroun, Tony Pasdaugh, Darrel Carter, Lee Schroeder, Tom Hughes, Bill Cook, Danny Littell, Jim Whitmer, Ted Downey, Eli Glatstein, Everett White, LaVerne Chelf. Row 2: Gary Harter, Wesley Hagens, Eddie Ware, Tim Barett, Merle Schmeltzer, Fred Kautz, Bernie Brauns, Gary Schroeder, George Schmidt, Bill Carter, Jim Parlie, Larry Nau, Clarence Higgerson, Ron Roland. Row 3: Coach Kochneff, Gary Metzger, Lance Lange, Doug Wilson, Harry Townsend, Jerry Othmer, Jerry Shenk, Dean Dahms, Norman Troxel, Ed Caliger, Assistant Coach Edie. Musky Express Takes Two To Tango vothall The Muskies started the 1953 season with twelve letter- men and three new transfer members which later proved to be very helpful to the Musky cause. The Muskies opened the season against the Roughriders of Cedar Rap- ids Roosevelt at Heinz Field. It seemed that in this game, Don Schmeltzer and Bernie Roth just could not be stopped on the ground. On the first score, Don carried from the two-yard line. The point after the touchdown was fum- bled; but just a little later, the Musky machine struck again. Beri Roth took the ball on the twenty-four-yard line and danced between left tackle and left end, broke into the clear and raced into paydirt. This time the point after was made and it gave the Muskies a decisive 13-0 victory. . . . The Muskies then traveled to Burlington to win a bruising battle in the rain and break a sixteen-year losing streak. It was the first time since 1937 that the Muskies had beaten the Greyhounds. The Muskies scored on a pass from Long to Schroeder, and they later scored again when Don Schmeltzer picked up a fumble and raced forty-four yards to paydirt. The Greyhounds scored only once to give the Muskies a 13-6 victory. . . Next on the Musky agenda were the Keokuk Chiefs at Keokuk. The Chiefs proved to be very strong as they rather easily ripped the Muskies 13-0, The following Fri- day was disastrous for the Muskies also. This time they traveled to Washington to meet the strong Demon team that was later to win the undisputed Little Six crown. Washington took the lead on a beautiful fake and a pass by their all-state quarterback, Doug Whitehead. The Muskies later scored but missed the point after a touch- down to give the Demons a close victory of 7-6. . . . The following Friday, the Muskies took the role of spoilers by snapping a Mt. Pleasant winning streak of 14 games at Heinz Field before a colorful Homecoming crowd. With one minute and 30 seconds left to play in the first half, the Panthers scored on a tricky play from scrimmage and it looked as though they would go to the dressing room at Al Stopped by Two Bulldogs 26 Piel the half leading 7-0, But George Long 's throwing arm had other things to say about this. In one minute and eleven seconds, he threw three quick passes to tally and make the score 7-6, Evidently, the last second touchdown in the first half gave the Muskies renewed spirit because they wasted no time in scoring another touchdown and going ahead in the ball game 12-7. They added a cushion for victory in the fourth quarter in the form of a touchdown pass from Long to Maeglin to make it 18-7 in the Muskies’ favor. ‘The Panthers scored in the final nine seconds to make the final score, Muscatine 18, Mt. Pleasant 14. A week later, the Muskies invaded Ft. Madison and made it two in a row by romping by the Bloodhounds, 20-7. Bernie Roth raced around right end ‘in the first quarter to put Muscatine out in front to stay. A few plays later, George Long inter- cepted a pass and raced to the eight-yard line setting up another Old Gold touchdown to make the score at half- time 14 to 0. That was the margin of victory, as in the second half both teams scored, making the final score 20-7 favoring the Maasmen. The Purple and Gold continued their winning ways by humiliating the Fairfield Trojans at Heinz Field 33-14. The Trojans, year in and year out a gridiron power in the Little Six, were the victim of an inspired Musky team de- termined to break the Fairfield jinx. Fleet-footed Al Hol- land ran rampant over the Fairfield charges, scoring three touchdowns himself and setting up another one. The final score 33-14, a tremendous Muscatine victory. Entering the final game with Ottumwa, the Muskies had a very impressive 5-2 record and a chance for a share of the Little Six crown. In a thrilling action packed game at Heinz Field, a game in which the lead changed three times in the first half, the Ottumwa Bulldogs outlasted the Muskies to win the verdict, 19-7. This game ended a thrill packed season for the Muskies, giving them a record Beauty and the Beast of five wins and three losses for a successful season. Rocket 98 Musky Blockade FOOTBALL LETTERMEN JIM ELBERT RAY HARRY TOM AL BAARS BEVERLY. GADDIS GLATSTEIN HAHN HOLLAND GEORGE DICK HARRY DON BERNIE DON LONG MAEGLIN MARTIN ROGERS ROTH SCHMELTZER GREGG DON SID MIKE BOB HARLAN SCHROEDER SCHOULTZ STARK STEFFENSON TANNER ZIEGENHORN ogtheth Head Football Coach Jim Maas and Assistant Coach Earl Gantenbein make it evident that their Muskies have just scored a touchdown. VARSITY FOOTBALL SEASON Muscatine Opponent I (3 Roe Rooseyvelt eens ae 0 13 During ton aieees ee oon 6 0 Keokuk es et Meme 13 6 Maveetjenbavageses oy OE 7 18 Mea Rleasantesst a 6e cee ent 20 Bt Madisonm 910.0 nese ie 30 Fairfield yas-(iierk iia geet meee iG Ottumwa . : ‘ i : : 19 Preys Sophy Jim Baars and Don Rogers, co-captains of the 1953 Musky football team, are pictured here with one of the school’s most valued possessions, the Bill Roach Trophy. The 1953 recipient of this trophy was Don Rogers, who is watching Jim point out the four traits that Don demonstrated to his teammates in order to have been selected by them for this honor, The four traits are sportsmanship, team spirit, courage, and per- severance. Each year the recipient has his name engraved on the trophy along with the names of Musky football greats selected for this honor since 1937. 29 omecoming For the past three years, one of the highlights of the school year has been the homecoming parade. This year, approximately fifty floats paraded the streets of Muscatine. These floats were decorated by the vari- ous departments and activities of Muscatine High School and Muscatine Junior College. About two weeks before, they start planning and working on their floats, They worked before and after school, during their study halls and in the evenings. On the day of the parade they are excused all afternoon to complete these floats. Many students think the homecoming parade has increased the school spirit to a higher level. 30 omecoming Of course, all the homecoming festivities point to a Musky victory in the annual homecoming football game. The Maasmen charged onto Heinz Field at 7:00 Friday evening with one single purpose... . to beat Mt. Pleasant! When the dust rose from the field after the grueling battle, the Muskies emerged the victors 18-14. Above, the cheerleaders clear a path through the enthusiastic crowd for the team. Har- lan Ziegenhorn took a partially blocked punt up the sidelines and ended up with a punt return of 15 yards. Some of the team members and the coaching staff, pictured at the left, seem well satisfied about the night's proceedings. ai omecoming The homecoming dance puts the finishing touches to our homecoming celebration. This year's homecoming queen, the candidates and their escorts are: Sue Shepard, Don Schmeltzer; Betty Scannell, Sid Stark; Jo Ann Worst, Bob Tanner; Linda Carlson, Doug Coder; Diane Fairbanks and Jim Misel. The queen of the festivities is crowned in the Jefferson gym after the homecoming game with Mount Pleasant. Each queen candidate rode in a convertible in the parade which was donated by Henderson's garage. As is the custom, last year’s queen, Delores Nordeen, placed the crown on this year’s queen, Jo Ann Worst. 32 Aieataonenesonsgasth ects geosntons The comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ was chosen to be the All School Play for this school year. Under the direction of Mrs. Charles Rehwaldt, the presentation was a tremendous success. At left, six of the performers come on stage for an Auroran picture; Mr. Gibbs (Dick Ralston), Abby Brester (Jane Mc- Ilrath ), Mortimer Brewster (Robert Rath), Elaine Harper (Alice Baker), Rev. Harper (Tom Whitman) and Martha Brewster (Virginia Schauland). A scene from the play is shown at the right above. The Superintendent of the Happydale Rest Home (Larry Lewis) and Lt. Rooney of the police force (John Bolthouse) have arrived to take Teddy (Charles Rehwaldt) to the Rest Home. PSI, i: are Ol Lee. The cast and stage crew of the play assemble for a group portrait. Row 1: Toni Hansen, Betsy Sweeny, Lois Hyink, Alyce Koever, Gladys Kemper, David Knott, Chuck Balser, David Hoopes, Paul Korshot, Cynthia Timm, Lois Wacker, Gloria Figg, Jane Marten. Row 2: Ardis Bigsby, Kathryn Long, Miss Hettie Kemble, stage manager; Janet Hendrickson, Mary Ann Bancks, Mrs. Rehwaldt, director; Dick White. Row 3: Louie Ash, John Bolthouse, Tom Whitman, Wayne Cubbage, Ronald Whitmer, Jane Mcllrath, Alice Baker, Bob Rath, Kay Schauland, Charles Rehwaldt, Dick Ralston, Larry Lewis, Loren Braun, Lester Brewer, i einer ns | ready for action Harry and Eli Glatstein started their football training early this year so they would be when the season opened. Tommy Hahn looks rather bored as he waited for Lucy Griffin. Could it be that Tom's slogan is ‘Time waits for no man, but for a woman?” EE ee CASSLONS Jane Mcllrath and Kay Schauland, who spent the summer as exchange students in Europe, show each other some of the souvenirs they brought back. Bill King and Myron Rittenhouse took time out from their raking jobs to pose for our Auroran photographer. 30 | | | Sophomores Library Club Devotions 36 ophomore CG Es, L.COrs Vice president, Nancy Dusenberry; secretary-treasurer, Lance Lange; and president, Rosemary Allmandinger; are shown in this picture selecting class rings. They will select two or three styles and then the class members will vote for the style they like from this selection. The official class ring of the class is the one that receives the most votes in this election. Each May, the sophomores order their rings from the various jewelers in town, and they receive them at the beginning of their junior year. 3) Sau Aang nagn rreswesnensensantanentemmsseatiicstinamrcmnmnemapemnmanants Row 1: Donna Cameron, JoAnn Barnhart, Ruth Chapman, Janice Chapman, Sara Baker, Carol Bivens, Ardis Bigsby, Ann Brodie, Carol Borchert, Rosemary Allmandinger. Row 2: Jerry Baumgardner, Don Brown, Judith Brown, Marion Amos, Beverly Beh, Julianne Boldt, Helen Ash, JoAnn Bollinger, Beverly Benning, Larry Carter, Gary Albrecht. Row 3: Robert Aleman, Bill Carter, Charles Belknap, Tom Barnard, Berne Brauns, Fred Brown, John Beard, Lester Altenbernd. Row 4: Ed Caliger, LaVerne Chelf, Phil Bivens, Don Bleasing, Jim Bartenhagen, Herb Barnard, Charles Balser, Don Ager, William Brade, Bob Anderson. ophomores Row 1: Thelma Crane, Carol Foster, Dorothy Foster, Sharon Fabrizius, Melba Clelland, Carol Gilliland, Nancy Dusenberry, Mary Forbes, Wilma Cole. Row 2: Lucy Griffith, Gloria Figg, Gail Golemboske, Betty Daut, Barbara Hahn, Shirley Cum- mings, Barbara Hampton, JoAnn Hagens, Judy Dillon, Loryanne Eis. Row 3: Mary Courtney, Ruby Franklin, David Dow, Charles Farrar, Frank Hahn, Ted Downey, Eli Glatstein, Wilbur Dipple, Gary Grete, Carol Foster. Row 4: Gary Harter, Larry Harroun, Wayne Cubbage, Harold Fuller, Jim Foley, Jerry Day, John Evans, Gerald Garvin, Don Griffith, Gary Erickson. teas rn tte center HW Row 1: Donna Hoxsey, Margaret Jensen, Lyla Lee, Gloria Kemper, Evelyn Hughes, Mary Kindler, DiAnn Kyes, Delores Her- mann, Carol Lampert, Darlene Holliday. Row 2: Ron Hurlbut, Marvin Hunn, Mary Korte, DeAnn King, Nancy Kneer, Pat Henderson, Sandra Hunt, Bob Kemper, Gary Lee. Row 3: Royce Lane, Harry Kardux, Ed Kublik, Marvin Klebe, Larry Law- rence, Tom Hughes, Gary Holmes, Morgan Jones, Clarence Higgerson. Row 4: Garry Lee, Ronald Hein, Gail Horton, Bill King, Don Kallenburger, Fred Kautz, Lance Lange, Jerry Hufford, Ron Hudnall. ophomores Row 1: Hazel Newcomb, Patsy McDonald, Ruth Noret, Mary Ann McNeal, Georgia Lick, Claudette Miller, Ruby McDaniel, Jane Martin, Pat Orr, Donna Owen. Row 2: Frank Martin, Shirley Lloyd, Jackie McDaniel, Rosemary Nelson, Mary Ober- haus, Mary Pagel, Margaret Osborn, Mary Ann Norris, Elgie McIntyre, Diana Massey. Row 3: Don Nicklos, Jerry Page, Danny Littel, Harlan McKillip, Robert Meyer, Bill Nowyze, Morris Meeke, Don Miller, Bill Mullen. Row 4: Jerry Othmer, Lee Maurath, Marvin Oberhaus, Tom Lutz, Clarence McKillip, John McKillip, Ralph Miller, John Morrissey, Stanley McFadon. Row I: Sandra Reichert, Opal Shaw, Rose Ricketts, Barbara Pulliam, JoAnn Reynolds, Joyce Schmidt, Janet Predmore, Delores Rada, Bea Parrish, Hilda Spitznogle, Norma Schoenig. Row 2: Paul Schubick, Pat Robertson, Virginia Rogers, Pat Schmaltz, Pat Shoppa, Ann Rath, Lucille Perkins, Rosie Seligman, Ida Spitznogle, Ron Roland. Row 3: Jim Smalley, Lawrence Rada, Larry Smith, Glen Pitsenburger, Larry Shoppa, Robert Richets, George Schmidt, Gary Schroeder, Tony Pasdach, Ronnie Ran- burger, Jim Parlier. Row 4: Jerry Shenk, George Ruckles, Jerry Pasdach, John Potter, Myron Rittenhouse, Gene Potter, Ed Reiffert, Roger Schoemaker, Merle Parker, Leland Sohn. ? ophomores Row 1: Kay Stark, Cynthia Timm, Joyce Toussaint, Shirley Toyne, JoAnn Thompson, Wilma Windman, Charlene Strause, Mary Lou Thompson, Delores Streat, Karen Stanford. Row 2: Rosilee Wakeland, Jaunita Wiese, Wava Yourt,-Wilma Van Dyke, Miriam Stark, Karen Weikert, Jolene TeStrake, Sharon Tumey, Lois Wacker. Row 3: Alvin Yerington, G. A. Sywas- sink, John TeStrake, Warren Weber, Royal Trader, Robert Varner, Leonard Thomas, Ivan Tompkins, Larry Stumme, Ralph Zaehringer. Row 4: Jary Standley, Harry Townsend, Douglas Wilson, Myron TeStrake, Wayne Tooman, Tommy Whitman, Marvin Stolley, Marlan Stickrod, Ronald Young, Evert White. Row 1: Joyce Schmidt, Mabel Tompkins, Marlene Sturms, Betty Linco!n, Violet Parks, Jo Ann Toyne, Pat Tyler, Carol Day. Row 2: Beulah Crane, Sandra Bendle, Marilyn Stark, Helen Koch, Norma Beatty, Joyce Smith, Sandra Welsch, Mary Koch. Row 3: Madie Jackson, Joyce Tobias, Rodney Chelf, Charles Farrar, Charles Evans, Harry Kardux, Pauline Stender, Rose Morrissey. Library ae) Marlene Sturms, president; Mabel Tompkins, vice president; Rose Morrissey, secretary; and Pauline Stender, treasurer; spent many hours in Library Club seeing that the books were prop- erly displayed and circulated. This club is com- posed of students interested in the primary fun- damentals of library work. Library Club was started seven years ago, and the present faculty advisor is Mrs. Jahnke. This organization is re- sponsible for the timely and attractive displays which serve as a reminder of special occasions and holidays. Students appreciate the library work materials which are always at their dis- posal through the efforts of the Library Club. ESP OE ISIE FETE TE EIT ER FS Re Sarr eee ee p Sue Shephard, Louis Ash, and Cynthia Timm read the announcements. Janet Branson and Alice Baker read the devotions, and Nancy Hahn is the accompanist. Morning Cae Every morning is started by the reading of devo- tions which consist of some passage of scripture and occasionally a little poem or thought for the day. It usually has a connection with the season of the year such as Christmas time or Easter. For many years Mrs, Marie Ruthenberg selected the scriptures, but now a booklet is printed by a com- mittee from various churches of different faiths. Following devotions Cynthia Timm, Sue Shep- hard, and Louis Ash take turns reading announce- ments for the day. Dennis Lange and Lawrence Rada get the public address system ready for morning devotions. 42 enna DOS SERRE oe 43 44 Pi-Type Club Chorus Auroran Yearbook Auroran Newspaper Curia Regia December Doings Row 1: Hap Hazarian, Marvin Hunn, Robert Varner, Fred Brown, Ernest Morgan, Jerome Baillie. Row 2: Gary Schroeder, Ralph Burr, Robert Ricketts, Merlin McKillip, Dick Ware. Row 3: Don Rogers, Don Huff, Dennis Vetters, Ron Havemann, Myron TeStrake. eae The Pi Type Club, sponsored by Mr. Hazarian, is an organization for boys interested in advanced printing. This year Pi Type put out a publica- tion which was called The Musky Pepper Shaker, and earlier in the year they printed foot- ball programs. The members of this club look forward to the trips they take during the year. The group visited Chicago; Racine, Wisconsin; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the year. In Milwaukee they were guests of the Milwaukee Journal and the Milwaukee TV station. The boys also enjoyed a baseball game of the Mil- waukee Braves. The officers of Pi Type are shown at the right getting out football grograms. They are Don Huff, vice president; Jerome Bail- lie, president; and Ralph Burr, secretary-treas- urer. 45 Row 1: Patsy Roberts, Audrey Toyne, Alice Predmore, Patty Courtois, Mary Lou Hahn, Carol Gilliland, Sandra Pulliam, Linda Tobias, Ann Brodie, Margaret Jensen, Pat Tyler, Nancy Hahn. Row 2: Sandra Sweitzer, Marillyn Furnas, Carol Jensen, Janice Faulkner, Phyllis Van Zandt, Kathrine Kemper, Polly Umlandt, Karen Larson, JoAnn Worst, Carolyn Tomfield, Debbie Fair- banks, Mary Ann Oberhaus, Janet Fletcher, Robert Hurst. Row 3: Diane Fairbanks, Sandra Bendle, Joan TeStrake, John Hintermeister, Fred Hocking, Jim Davis, John Evans, Bernie Brauns, Jerry Hathaway, Kenneth Hopkins, John Potter, Tom Lutz, Glen Hagy. Row 4: Mary Ann Richards, Judy Smith, Lois Russell, Larry Lawrence, Morris Meeke, Sam Nagel, Ellison Kuhn, Dave Nicklas, Tom Hahn, Douglas Coder, Jerry McKinney, Jerry Hufford, Roger Horst, Ronnie Grossklaus. jee, BOYS QUARTETTE: Don Mullen, Larry Misel, John Evans, Jerry Hufford, and accompanist Judy Smith, DOUBLE MIXED QUARTETTE: Janice Faulkner, Sandra Bendle, accompanist Sharon Mitt- man, Judy Brown, Ruth Noret, Jim Davis, Tom Hahn, David Schmarje, Don Griffith. Row 1: Bethany Knapp, Judy Khristensen, Anne Beveridge, Karen Hintermeister, Nancy Sweitzer, Lucy Griffin, Betty Lincoln, Kay Hahn, Lynn Bauerbach, Janet Hahn, Ruth Noret, Ursula Grundman. Row 2: Sue Bunker, Linda Carlson, Gail Legler, Joan Marty, Janet Petersen, Sylvia Knott, Janice Shoemaker, Joann Bollinger, Rosemary Nelson, Karen Burns, Ann Wigam, Gail Gaddis, Rose Ann Ricketts. Row 3: Mike Collier, David Pace, Joel Bendel, Bill Mullen, Harlan Pace, Phil Caparoan, Ron Albright, Fred Heerd, Clarence Toyne, Larry Stumme, Sue Schmidt, Marsha Fisher, Judy Brown, Mary Lou Spiess. Row 4: Stan Gardner, Dana Petersen, Don Griffith, Ralph Miller, Dick Herlein, Don Mullen, Tom Albee, Larry Misel, Charles Christo- pherson, Eddie Speiss, Kay Woodward, David Schmarje, Jerry Page, Shirley Gray, Jean Kutcher, Sharon Mittman, Mary Ann Oberhaus. Glos MIXED QUARTETTE: Dick Herlein, Margaret Jensen, accompanist Ann Brodie, Gail Legler, Don Nichols. GIRLS’ QUARTETTE: Front row: Alice Predmore, accompanist Karen Larsen, Lynn Bauer- bach; back row: Pat Tyler, Jean Kutcher. Row 1: John F. McAreavy (Advisor), Sandra McFadden, Diane Kyes, Janet Rebelsky, Esther Swick, Mary Jane Eiselstein, Mary Kay Harder, G. A. Sywassink. Row 2: Rita Rebelsky, Sandra Cox, Judy Froehner, Sondra Sonner, Donna Schneider, Marie Wendlandt, Janet Froehner. Row 3: Ronald Hudnall, Nancy Thayer, Mary Courtney, Fred Koepping, Nada Fuller, Glenda Frankenberry, Robert Kemper. uUroran When G. A. Sywassink, photography editor, found that the photographic enlarger needed a cleaning, David Dow, the assistant business manager, volunteered to help him. Donna Schneider, advertising editor, and two members of her staff, Judy Froehner and Esther Swick, are setting up the advertising for the AURORAN. Rita Rebelsky, copy editor, and Marie Wendlandt give some helpful advice to Janet Rebelsky as she types some of the copy. Janet Froehner, business manager, explains the bookkeeping system to Mary Kay Harder, editor; and Sandra Cox, assistant editor. Janet keeps account of all money collected for the subscriptions and advertising. uUvorah Mary Jane Eiselstein; Mary Courtney; Diane Kyes; Mary Kay Harder, editor; Janet Rebelsky; Janet Froeh- ner; Esther Swick; David Dow, assistant business manager; Donna Schneider, advertising editor; Nada Fuller, typing editor; Fred Koepping, sports editor. EL bia Row 1: Hap Hazarian, Pat Orr, Eleanor Hoffmeyer, Donna Hayes, Anna Mae Wilson, Joyce Jones. Row 2: Miriam Stark, Joan Wintermute, Lyndon Lord, Don Schmidt, Richard Shoenig, Carlene Wilson. Row 3: Bill Nowysz, John Brase, Dick Glatstein, Kenny Brei, Mike Kautz, Ellison Kuhn. ewspaper Members of the Auroran Newspaper staff spend many hours every week editing the school news- paper which comes out every other Friday. Each staff member is assigned to one phase of the publi- cation such as advertising, copy, typing, and actual editing; and meeting important deadlines is every- one's job. This year the staff attended a journal- ism work shop at Drake University in Des Moines and gained some valuable information about pub- lishing a school paper. In the picture at the left we see Eleanor Hoffmeyer, Joan Wintermute, edi- tor; and Joyce Jones, associate editor; laying out plans for the next week’s paper. 50 Row 1: Ruth DeFlon, Ursula Grundmann, Mary Krantz, June Marolf, Bethany Knapp, Deanne Hubble, Carol Watts, Jean Ann Ziehl, Pat Osborn, Jane Marten. Row 2: Betty Minder, Carol Smith, Elaine Harper, Judy Froehner, Ann Beveridge, Barbara Rummels, Frances Etter, Mary Ann Stammer, Anna Mae Wilson. Row 3: Sharon Schmidt, Janet Neipert, Elizabeth Lutz, Alice Baker, Judy Smith, Lois Wacker, Sally Schwandke, Jolene TeStrake, Nancy Schreurs. Row 4: Fred Hocking, Tim Barrett, Jerry Devin, Tom Huges, Tom Butts, Gary Mercer, Tom Allbee, Larry Lawrence, Larry Stumme, Eli Glatstein. Ce Regia Members of Curia Regia are composed of students who are taking Latin, This club, one of the oldest at M. H. S., was formed with the purpose of help- ing the Latin students learn more outside of class about the language and history of ancient Rome. Most students remember the famed ‘“Te laudo,’’ heard around initiation time. Programs at the meetings are usually presented by the members of the club, but at the April social meeting, all ex- members are invited and a guest speaker is in charge. Elected as officers were: David Dow, treasurer; Eli Glatstein, president; Betty Minder, secretary, and Bethany Knapp, vice-president. Miss Kemble is faculty advisor. OSPR es OA “apy ip nips LELERAE BSP SIEBER 5 | ore cael: ee f Mary Buster got an early start addressing her Christmas cards; but after Christmas when she got to I looking over her list, we'll bet she found some names she had missed. When Bernie Roth decided to go | ice skating, he enlisted Sandra Toussaint to help him polish his skates. | Vern h Oungs Sandra Swengle and Donna Hayes got together one night before Christmas to see how many presents they could wrap. Janet Fletcher and Carolyn Tomfeld found they had a job on their hands when they | le began sorting decorations for the Christmas tree in front of the office. | | | | | | ah y, seheeitiin gs cht Seen ae he AVNUAr 53 Basketball aot Foe |} i i i ie - a: Row 1: Al Holland, Don Huff, Gregg Schroeder, Norm Perkins, Ron Havemann, George Long, Myron TeStrake. Row 2: Dean Schmoldt, Doug Wilson, Chuck Anson, Bob Anderson, Bob Richman, Gary Harter, Dick Ware, Coach Earl Ganten- bein. Row 3: Ron Tietge, Jerry Sulzberger, Dick Maeglin, Ed Caliger, Jerry Othmer, Ron Boshart, Warren Dickinson. Varsity Kashethall STARTING FIVE George Long Norm Perkins Ron Havemann Gregg Schroeder GwuSCATins Al Yerington, Ernie Morgan, manager. THROUGH ie Oe ASSES Powis Lines 4 2 ; MN YaNLIVEUP TOTHIS LAN } SNe AME? Charlie Morse and Harry Glatstein, varsity managers, hold up the sign that was in the Musky locker room before every game, at home and away. As we all know, the sign is very much correct, Sr bd er) be AU ec LITTLE SIX SOPHOMORE CHAMPS Row 1: Gary Harter, Myron TeStrake, Doug Wilson, Lee Maurath, Jerry Othmer, Ed Caliger, Gary Schroeder, Eli Glatstein, manager. Row 2: Coach Walt Kochneff, Fred Brown, Eddie Ware, Don Ager, Herb Barnard, Harry Townsend, Everett White, Varsity Basketball Coach Earl Gantenbein points out an opponent's defensive error to Team Captain Gregg Schroeder during a home game. Gregg went on to earn unanimous all- state honors in basketball before the season was over, FRESHMAN BASKETBALL SQUAD Row 1: Ken Whestine, Jim Whitmer, Darrell Carter, Claude Webb, Larry Manley, Tom Hughes, Bob Cook, Gary Mercer, Lee Schroeder, Bob Steckman. Row 2: David Chapman, Dave Bell, Eddie Ware, Carl Titus, David Timm, Gary Schmelzer, Rod Brannon, Gary Wagner, Donald Chapman, Tom Butler, Coach Mike Edie. littl Six George surrounded by Knights The old automatic on ference Champ: Sorry, pal, all we want is that ball The little Muskies of the 1953-54 season proved beyond a doubt to be the most extremely power- ful team of the tough Little Six conference. During the regular season the Muskies won 13 and lost only | in conference play. In noncon- ference play the Muskies won 3 and lost 2 dur- ing the regular season. With this marvelous record the Muskies won the Little Six crown. They opened this great season with 3 noncon- ference victories over Iowa City, Clinton, and St. Ambrose in succession. The Old Gold started on the road to their conference title by walloping Burlington. The Muskies then tra- veled to Ottumwa to meet. their first and only defeat in conference play, 61-51. The next op- ponent was the Washington Demons on Wash- ington's beautiful new floor. The Demons proved to be a very good contender for the con- ference crown as they gave the future titlists a run for the money, but the Muskies squeezed by them 62-60. After a thrilling game with Burlington on the Greyhound home floor in which the Muskies barely escaped, 48-45, the Muskies were hosts to the heralded Ottumwa Bulldogs. In this game the Muskies were out to get revenge. They trailed by a few points most of the game until the final stages when they pulled it out of the fire, 58-56, as a result of a tremendous comeback. With this victory they moved into first place in the conference, never to be moved out. After this, the Old Gold had very little trouble in the conference as they rolled on, beating Washington, Mt. Pleasant, Keokuk, Fairfield, and Ft. Madison by decisive margins. In the last half of season play they played two non-conference games meeting Clin- ton and Davenport, losing both games. au Scorekeeper, get your finger on the button Betcha Perk hits it first What goes up, must come down MUSKIESI eye eo IOWA CHIN a ea MUSKIESS en) BURLINGTON ae MUSKIE 95 ee ener OTELUMWAS S55 be The Muskies after winning the Little Six crown, moved into the district tournament against the Iowa City Littlke Hawks. The Muskies met them earlier this season and rather easily tore them apart 62-48. They proved to be just as tough in the tournament as they rolled by them this time, 56-40. With this victory, the Mus- kies moved into their first round sub-state game against Burlington. The Muskies had previously beaten the Greyhounds twice during the regular season and were up against the hardest task of all, beating a team three times in a row. Burling- ton came on strong during the first half displaying sharp shooting ability. At times they led by as much as 9 points, but the Mighty Muskies, as al- ways, came back strong in the second half to move into the finals of sub-state by defeating the Hounds 65-51. In the finals of the sub-state at Ottumwa the Muskies met the home-town Bull- dogs, who previously had downed Oskaloosa and Keokuk in the tournament. This turned out to be one of the most, if not the most exciting games of the season. The Muskies took an early lead but lost it before the first quarter was over. Ottumwa led until the final minutes of the second quarter when the Muskies went ahead but then lost it again before the half 40-36. But the “second half” Muskies come back with 7 straight points in the last half to take the lead which they held the rest of the game. Stylish ball-handling and good team- work led the Muskies past Ottumwa gaining a “Sweet Sixteen” berth, 77-65. 58 | | Huff scores against Slater MIUISKIES See ec LU Sy EE Rages ete tena MUSIK Se ees en 00 aL ERE OC ease 50) WIEISII Seay 5) OS COUNCIL BLUEES ABER UINGOLN Ts 162 For the first time in 9 years the Muskies gained a berth in the “Sweet Sixteen”. This was the first time since the Muskies got beat in the final game against Ames in 1945. In the first game the Mus- kies got paired against Slater, a class B school. The Old Gold entered the tourney with a record of 19 wins and 3 losses against Slater's record of 29 wins and 2 losses. In the game this better rec- ord of Slater proved nothing. They turned out to be no match for the Muskies as the Old Gold romped, 70-45. This victory moved them into the quarterfinals of the tournament against East Waterloo, coached by Murray Weir, a former “Little Musky.”’ This game turned out to be more of a ballgame than a runaway. It was a very close game all the way until the end of the third quar- ter. ‘The Muskies led the whole game by not more than 6 points until the 3rd period when they jumped to a 10 point lead. From then on it was just a matter of time and fouls. The Muskies ended up on the top of a 66-50 score. This placed the Muskies in the semi finals against Abe Lincoln of Council Bluffs, one of the tournament favorites. This game proved to be the toughest game of the tournament, but the Muskies pulled it out of the fire in the ‘‘old reliable” third period as they finish- ed with a 68-62 victory and a chance at winning the State Title. a7 Whushios in Esa OSes George up for 2 Hump’s jump shot OK, who did it? Sip Champions MUSCATINE 67 — DES MOINES (ROOSEVELT) 53 ‘a : : ae oe x Pel AT pee Into the midst of a tremendous ovation from 16,000 screaming basketball fans, the valiant Little . | Muskies trotted on to the S.U.I. Fieldhouse floor to do battle with Roosevelt of Des Moines for the | | basketball crown of Iowa. This game was truly a championship affair; basketball at its best, as the | I tide of battle swung from one team to another until the score at the end of the third quarter stood; Muscatine 49, Roosevelt 46. Schroeder scored three in a hurry to make it 52-46, to prelude a sen- sational 50 seconds of basketball. Ron Havemann in this short time scored 3 field goals to make the | score 58-46, and shortly after Hump’s scoring spree, Gregg hit another from the side to make it 60-46 | with 314 minutes to play. Roosevelt couldn't threaten again and about 20 minutes afterwards, the | | Little Muskies were crowned “State Champs.’ Winning this beautiful trophy was a fitting climax to a glorious season. All-Stater in action | minute to go in final game | ii 6| Lli-Y Hizkrs Juniors Amicae Glee Club : ) add Oo cael, 10 i , es Row 1: Lee Miller, G. A. Sywassink, Dave Tanner, Fred Hocking, Kay Woodward, Marvin Hunn, Mike Col- lier. Row 2: Harry Townsend, Warren Dickenson, Dick Ware, Don Nichols, Carl Klein, Charles Balser, Tom Allbee. Row 3: Ellison Kuhn, Jerry McKinney, Dick Glatstein, Don Rogers, John Glidden, Ron Green, Douglas Coder. Row 4: Dick Ralston, Ron Teitge, Ron Grossklaus, Mike Steffenson, Harry Glatstein, Mike Kautz, Stan Gardner. This organization, advised by Lee Miller, has sev- eral worthy projects throughout the year. At Thanksgiving and Christmas time, they collect baskets for the needy and sell Christmas trees. The four purposes of Hi-Y are: Christian living, clean speech, clean sportsmanship, and doing the best he can scholastically. Some of the planned activities of Hi-Y have been; Y league basketball, an ice skating party, hay rack ride, and they topped off the season with their formal. The first semester officers were: Douglas Coder, president; Richard Glatstein, vice president; John Glidden, secretary; Stan Gardner, treasurer; Ron Gross- klaus, sergeant at arms; and Kay Woodward, chaplain. Row 1: Janet Froehner, Karen Hintermeister, Evelyn Millet, Betty Minder, Frances Weber, Janet Branson, Sondra Sweitzer, Nancy Sweitzer, Joan Bright, Carol Day. Row 2: Audrey Toyne, Janet Hahn, Gail Legler, Mary Ann Nelson, Esther Frost, Dorothy House, Karole Kindler, Marie Thuman, Phyllis Van Zandt, Janice Faulkner, Lynn Bauerbach. Row 3: Shirley Mockmore, Marilyn Stark, Jo Ann Worst, Sue Schmidt, Sandra Swengle, Joyce Smith, Nancy Polze, Mona Horton, Bernita Zimmerman, Sandra Bendle. Row 4: Sybil Nelson, Karen Larson, Frances Prochaska, Susan Bunker, Nada Fuller, Janet Hendrickson, Diane Fairbanks, Sue Shepard, Debby Fairbanks, Janet Petersen. Row 5: Ann Wigim, Lois Russell, Nancy Thayer, Mary Ann Richards, Nancy Hahn, Sandra Toussaint, Donna Wiese, Alice Baker, Janet Fletcher, Judy Smith. Hi Tri is the Y Teen organization for junior and senior girls. Their meetings are held on the first and third Monday of every month, and once a month they have a joint meeting with Hi Y. Some of the activities of the club have been a hay rack ride, a Christmas party for underprivileged chil- dren, a formal dance called ‘“The Harvest Ball,” a project for the March of Dimes, and the annual Variety Show. Programs for the year have been featured by teachers and other people who have given the girls vocational guidance. Officers are Nancy Hahn, president; Janet Hendrickson, sec- retary; Diane Fairbanks, vice president; and Fran- ces Prochaska, treasurer, who are pictured at right, trying to start Nancy’s car anion @, Ets Nicors An annual task of the Junior class is to sponsor the Junior-Senior Prom in honor of the graduating Seniors. The responsibility of planning and organizing the party falls to the Junior class officers, who are shown above arranging some of the details. Seated at a table in the library are Dick Ware, president; Alice Baker, vice president; and Dick Maeglin, secretary-treasurer. 65 Row 1: Kathy Barry, Janet Brown, Marilyn Burns, Janet Branson, Carol Boone, Nancy Carpenter, Kay Buster, Thelma Buckley. Row 2: Alice Baker, Ramona Blake, Donna Ballinger, Sandra Bendle, Lynn Bauerbach, Lois Chamberlin, Beverly Chelf, Rose Carter, Bonnie Burns. Row 3: Darrell Brown, Dick Brase, Bill Christiansen, Rodney Chelf, Jerome Baillie, Ralph Burr, Lester Brewer, Charles Christopherson, Harold Carpenter. Row 4: Richard Brookhart, Gary Butts, Max Colberg, Charles Anson, Ron Boshart, Bob Bierman, Bob Anderson. UNLLOVS Row 1: Ann Gunzenhauser, Earlene Gaddis, Pat Essex, Esther Frost, Carrol Day, Dorothy Foster, Phyllis Garvin, Barbara Gil- liland, Janice Faulkner. Row 2: Janet Fletcher, Permelia Doyle, JoAnn Diercks, Fontayne Coyner, Peggy Gilbert, Judy Ditt- man, Debby Fairbanks, Donna Fuller, Shirley Gray. Row 3: Glen Franklin, Bill Dinehart, Dean Garvin, Tom Hahn, Warren Dickenson, Jim Davis, Mike Collier, Leonard Eggenburg. Row 4: Sharon Hahn, Charles Evans, Floyd Goddard, Kenny Graham, Glen Hagy, Stan Gardner, Dean Dahms, Don Duncan, Jake Diercks. J | } v S } t JN! IN A ai a Row 1: Rosann Hil i FA an farilyZz i aa cr) Yio h May Hazel oN Phys LaRue, Karole Kindler: aw I r fhe ae Elai YA ye sarlene ene Catherine K per E : raline« ee fue Hidlebaug i A : ve sae Adrlene Hae ris, lh “ ON lan , ey J ' ( - = ea ets Sandra Mdesi ee Loris Missel, Pat Muhlen- burg, noe rris, . Row 2: Maity Nisse6 Nae Kgch, Caf ol Leach, Gail Legler, Kathy Long, Dorothy Me we angy O'Legty,,Sharon tm Barbara Law, Kfren Mr Neon an Nancy Oest, David Pace, Robert Massey, Dabi iller,| Albert McCwWough, Ronald Nichols Harlap) LACIBP, Ernest Mfrgan, Bob Lee. Row 4: Harlan Orr, Larry Misel, arlawNface, a arx, Dr Ck Waeglin, Larry Lewis, Gry eas Soaee Moritz. } gad oy ST = ns er enter 7 Fics ee r a FF RAMEE IA TSMR NIT Row 1: Janet Rebelsky, Janet Shield, Frances Reed, Delores Stalkfleet, Sharon Schmidt, Susie Rinnert, Leona Shoppa, Rosemary Sindt, Nancy Polze. Row 2: Joyce Schmidt, Katherine Schubick, Mary Spiess, Marilyn Stark, Judy Smith, Janet Peterson, Bernice Richter, Sandra Sonner, Nikki Richardson. Row 3: Homer Snyder, Bob Reed, Bob Wright, Jack Richardson, Dean Schmod:, Don Schmidt, Walter Paul, Thomas Smedly. Row 4: Dick Ralston, Charles Rehwaldt, William Stalkfleet, Jerry Schmidt, Earl Rohde, Dana Petersen, James Rogers, Bob Rath. UVLLOVS Row 1: Audrey Toyne, Merlene Walton, Pat Tyler, Agnes Truesdale, Charlein Yocum, Linda Tobias, JoAnn Toyne, Sondra Sweitzer, Frances!Weber, Esther Swick. Row 2: Carol Whitmer, Janet Terwische, Donna Stenner, Sandra Welsch, Geraldine Weeks, Marie Thuman, Phyllis Van Zandt, Nancy Thayer. Row 3: Roberta Stoeik. Vernon Wilson, Clarence Toyne, Harold Trader, Gordon Townsend, Dick Ware, Ron Tietge, Donna Wiese. Row 4: Maurice Whitmer, Kay Woodward, Charles Wolfe, David Young, Mike Steffenson, John Timm, Jerry Sulzberger, Jerry White. 8 aE S ue . é ‘ Be is Row 1: Donna Taylor, Lois Midkiff, Sandra Hoopes, Sandra Garvin, Pat Orr, Carol Foster, Ruth Norret, Jane Marten, Deanne Hubble, Betsy Sweeney, Juanita Hallmark, Charlotte Lewis. Row 2: Kay Hahn, Joyce Schmidt, Peggy Miller, Janet Predmore, Margaret Jensen, Nancy Dusenberry, Shirley Toyne, Diann Kyes, Donna Wacker, Ann Beveridge, Judy Dillon. Row 3: Sharon Knouse, Miriam Stark, Judy Froehner, Inagene Klatt, Carol Gilliland, Lucy Griffin, Rosemary Allmandinger, Sharon Fabrizius, Anne Brodie, Rose Ann Ricketts, Sandra Elliott, Donna Weikert, Karen Wimberly, Mary Ann Stamler. Row 4: Wilma Van Dyke, Darlene Jones, Linda Schroeder, Caren Gross, Jackie McDaniel, Cynthia Timm, Sharon Tumey, Joyce Toussaint, Carol Gamble, Barbara Rummels. Row 5: Betty Sellers, Janice Shoemaker, JoAnn Oest, Nancy Cook, Phyllis Richard, Mary Ann Oberhaus, Rosemary Nelson, Gloria Figg, Carol Foster, Lois Wacker, Sally Schwandke, Elizabeth Putz: Amicae is a social organization for freshman and sophomore girls. The present enrollment includes s ixty members, and meetings take place at the Y.W.C.A, every other Tuesday night promptly at seven. The president, Karen Burns, opens the meeting by calling the group to order; roll is taken by the secretary-treasurer, Nancy Cook; and any old or new business is called to the attention of the vice president, Phyllis Rich- ard, who then presents it to the group. Bills are paid, dues are taken, and plans are made for parties and fun nights. Amicae sponsors the annual Valentine Dance of which the crowning of the Queen of Hearts is the highlight. 69 Row 1: Judith Spaulding, Barbara Olinger, Sheila Bierman, Donna Owens, Sandra Hoopes, Gloria Kemper, Merlene Chapman, Betsy Sweeney, Thelma Crane, Dorothy Foster, Vera Hull, Mrs. Van Eck. Row 2: Sandra Garvin, Sandra Hunt, Myrna Buckley, Pat Osborn, Jackie Knight, Marilyn Zaehringer, Sharon Rebelsky, Betty Massey, Charlotte Lewis, Sarah Baker, Beulah Crane. Row 3: Shirley Martin, Lois Midkiff, Wilma Windman, Alice Amos, Ruth Ann DeFlon, Joline Buckele, Joan Ann Ziekl, Carol White, Lois Secrist, Inagene Klatt, Mary Ann Bierman. Row 4: Peggy Miller, Jackie McDaniel, JoAnn Thompson, Ruth McDaniel, Shirley Toyne, Hilda Spitznogle, Ida Spitznogle, Carol Gamble, Cheryl Esmil, June Marolf, Jean Narazenus, Carol Lampert. Row 5: Frances Etter, Janet Neipert, Nancy O'Leary, Nancy Schreurs, Betty Daut, Joline TeStrake, Elaine Harper, Marie Holtz, Ruth McKillip, Linda Carnahan, JoAnn Oest. Glee Gif The Muscatine High School Girl's Glee Club was directed this year by Mrs. Van Eck. Approxi- mately sixty-five girls participated in this active singing group. Practice was held in the social room every Tuesday and Thursday during the sixth period. At the left, we see six members of the Glee Club fitting robes in preparation for the May Concert. From left to right: Elaine Harper, Vera Hall, Sandra Hunt, Doris McKillip. Yvonne Church, and Norma Jean Harris. The High School Concert Band joined the Girl’s Glee Club the evening of May 18 to present a very enjoyable concert. 70 GAA Band ELBA, V 2 = = oO O = o ae) oS Y Xn ay v aS M © mm Nw ov © O le i a a etnies Een Row 1: Marjorie Hoffman, Diane Snavely, Sandra Reichert, Mary Ann Kindler, Marilyn Zaringhe Massey, Marlene Chapman, Lois Midkiff. Row 2: Donna Crowley, Yvonne Church, Janet Sturms, Shirley r, Betty McGill, Charlene Strause, Iva Buster, Kay Buster, Pat Osborne. Row 3: Elizabeth Schmarje, Carol Smith, Carol Borchert, Pat Henderson, Betty Dittman, Karole Kindler. Row 4: Della Townsend, Madie Jackson, Mary Steckman, Nancy Thayer, Marilyn Cooney, Linda Schroeder, Judy Pankratz, Frances Etter. The purpose of G.A.A. is to teach high schooi girls good sportsmanship, how to have fun, and how to develop skill in all sports. A girl in G.A.A. participates in a variety of sports such as basketball, soft ball, tennis, volleyball, bad- minton ping-pong, and golf. This group has two special events to look forward to: they are the Homecoming Dance, and the Rotary week- end outing when the awards are given. In the picture at the right, the officers of G.A.A. are shown discussing their favorite summer sport. Left to right are Charlene Strause, points chair- man; Marilyn Cooney, vice president; Nancy Thayer, secretary-treasurer; Iva Buster, presi- dent. Miss Hoffman is faculty advisor of this organization. ee eEEREE ETS Sicaseseoet? eee yee sennees®® eee ee eet® SHEE ES eS = ae Eee ® 73 = GERERERE heb eRe 8 EEE ES LEB RES GEERRES® Seed Se tEs ga % 4eee EREREE ges 82 Row 1, left to right: Janet Branson, Donna Weise, Grace Ann Froehner, Betty Sellers. Row 2: Bob Tanner, Mary Ann Nel- son, Karen Weickert, Elaine Davis, Alice Baker, Walter Paul, Patty Schmaltz. Row 3: Barbara Rummelis, Wayne Tooman, Judy Smalley, Jean Hammer, Carol Boone, LaVerne Shellady, Julie Freund, Caro! White, Kay Sulzberger, Mary Luellen, Phyl- lis Garvin. Row 4: Darlene Jones, Janet Shields, Mary Ann Norris, Delores Herman, Ronald Greene, Leonard Essex, Gene Nicewanner. Standing: Kenny Graham, Claudette Miller, Georgia Lick, Frank Martin, Dennis Lange, Director Gordon McLean. and Saxaphone Quartet: Gary James, Mary Luellen, Judy Freund, Lucy Emerick. Clarinet Sextet: Bonnie Grimm, Grace Ann Froehner, Mary Ann Nelson. Row 2: Janet Branson, Bob Tanner, Donna Weise. Row 1, right to left: Jane Stanley, Mary Lou Pagel, Janet Terwische, Nancy Cook, Lawrence Rada. Row 2: Marjorie Der- rick, Nancy Smith, Carol Smith, Bonnie Grimm, Dick Ware, Karole Kindler. Row 3: Morgan Jones, Jim Smalley, Gerald Garvin, Margaret Osborn, Bill Peterson, Shirley Mockmore, Jerry Albright, Sharon Schmidt, Myron Rittenhouse, Jerry Strigers, Jackie Cromer, Betsy Sweeny, Garry James. Row 4: Ray Gaddis, Bill Kindler, Jake Diercks, David Young, Warren Dicken- son. Standing, right to left: Dave Tanner, Earlene Gaddis, Mary Snow Hilton, Loryann Eis, Ronald Merrill, Janet Kramer. band Cornet Quartet: Margaret Osborn, Gerald Garvin, James Smalley, Morgan Jones. Trombone Quartet: Ray Gaddis, Jake Derricks, David Young, Bill Kindle. Row 1: Lindley Hoopes, Charles Reinier, Jerry Stigers, Larry Shoppa, Glen Pitsenbarger, Donald Huber, Wayne Schneider, Jim Smalley, Wilbur Dipple, Royal Trader. Row 2: Bill Peterson, Gene Nicewanner, Don Schmidt, Jim Henke, Don Shepard, Harry Kardux, Don Brown, Garry Grete, John Hintermeister. Row 3: Gary Klebe, Morris Meeke, Melvin Schneider, Earl Weeks, John Evans, George Schmidt, Larry Harroun, Jerry Hocke, Jack Cromer, Tom Lutz. Row 4: Bern Brauns, Bob Brown, Wayne Tooman, Marvin Oberhaus, John Potter, Ronald Hein, Paul Reed, Royce Lane, Bill Hansen, Robert Meyer, Ronald Meyer, Ronald Seiler. Row 5: David Timm, Bob Wendlandt, Gary Lee, Donald Seiler, Grant Stalkfleet, Jim Bartenhagen, David Chapman, Donald Chapman, Kenneth Whestine, Rodney Brannen. This chapter of F.F.A. is the largest in the state with sixty members. It was incorporated in 1929 and is the oldest established chapter in Iowa. There is a social aspect as well as an educational one. They have hay-rack rides, square dances, and a Greenhand bowling league. In the picture below are the officers of F.F.A. Sponsor, Mr. Hoopes; sentinal, Fred Fillingham; vice-president, Roy Yeater; president, Harlan Ziegenhorn; treasurer, Clarence Toyne; secretary, Bernie Brauns; and reporter, Dana Peterson. come eee etic em Row 1: Lindley Hoopes, Richard Lane, Clarence Toyne, Harlan Pace, Bob Hines, Edward Speiss, Loren Braun, Harold Trader, David Pace. Row 2: Roy Yeater, Dean Garvin, Don Schmidt, Robert Hearst, Jack Carter, Dave Ripley, Harlan Ziegenhorn, Maurice Whitmer, John Hoopes. Row 3: Charles Harper, Kenny McDaniels, Don Duncan, Jerry Schmidt, Kenny Graham, Jim Baars, Don Schoultz, Bob Spaulding. Row 4: Harlan Orr, Roger Horst, Dean Dahms, Dana Petersen, Harry Marx, LeRoy Bartenhagen, Fred Fillingham, Don Klebe, Jim Hoopes. The F.F.A. boys, advised by Mr. Lindley Hoopes, have taken many educational trips during the past year; some of which were the State and National F.F.A. Conventions, the International Livestock show, the State Fair, and the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress. The F.F.A. is connected with the agricultural classes which teach the boys the mechanics of farming. Here the boys are welding in one of their classes. Seated: Ray Gaddis, Mary Ann Bancks, Janet Petersen, Alice Baker, Janet Fletcher, Marlene Sturms. Standing, Row 1: Rosemary Almandinger, Harlan McKillip, Jim Misel, Gloria Figg, Sue Shepherd, Andy Foster, Harlan Ziegenhorn, Tom Hahn, Don Klebe, Al Sterner. Row 2: Dana Peterson, Dick Maeglin, Dick White, Larry Price, | Sb: Gee Don Rogers, Doug Coder, Harry Glatstein, Bob Tanner, Fred Koepping. The student committee was organized at M.H.S. with the idea of promoting good sportsmanship. Its purpose now is the start of a long range pro- gram, the final outcome of which will be student government. This group provided half time enter- tainment at one of the basketball games. During school hours members of this committee acted as hall monitors to discourage loitering in the halls in hopes that students would learn to assume more responsibility. Officers of this committee are Ray Gaddis, president; Dick White, vice president; and Jim Misel, secretary. Mr. Messenger is fac- ulty advisor. 78 oe ea eRe Poop pile A familiar scene for anyon e attending the tournament games was the parade of Musky Picketers with their odd hats and large signs who marched before each game. By the expression on Nancy Hahn, Janet Hahn, and Jo Ann Worst’s face any observer could tell who had just won the 1954 State Basketball Championship. The purple and gold carnation corsages for the cheer- leaders were courtesy of the J. E. Kranz Floral Shop. Ursula Grundman, our exchange student from Germany, spent the school year with Mary Lou Hahn and her parents; and Ma ry Lou became an ardent student of the German language. Janet Hendrickson shows Jo Ann Worst and Nada Fuller the directions to make sure they know how to give her a home permanent. March, Ming ings We think Ray Gaddis will be surprised when he finds out that what he thought was going to be a friendly chat with Andy Foster, assisted by Bob Tanner, turns out to be something besides a chat. Joyce Tobias proved to be an excellent beauty operator when sister, Linda, wanted her hair washed. Cadet Teachers April Antics Track Debate 82 rue — aie ee TRACK SQUAD Row 1: Danny Littell, Sid Stark, Jerome Bailey, Bernie Roth, Al Holland. Row 2: Lyndon Lord, Elbert Beverly, Bob Janney, Jim Misel, Ellison Kuhn. Row 3: George Long, Dean Dahms, Don Schmeltzer, Ken McDaniels, Dick Maeglin, Jim Maas. ba The Musky track squad of 1954 started slowly, but is improving greatly. Their first meet was the Little Six indoor meet in which the Old Gold placed eighth. The following meet, they met Washington in a dual meet and lost a very close battle by a half of a point. As the Auroran is in the process of being printed, the Musky thinclads will try their luck at the Ft. Madison an d Geneseo relays and at the Little Six outdoor meet. Row 1: John Goudy, Joan Bright, Carol Watts, Rosemary Almandinger, Nancy Dusenberry, Janet Predmore, Mary Ann Stamler. Row 2: Sandra Swengle, Cynthia Timm, Caren Gross, Elizabeth Truninger, Jane Mcllrath, Kay Schauland, Dorothy House, Sharon Fabrizius. Dale Harris, Wayne Brendle, Elizabeth Lutz. We les Row 3: Francis Prochaska, Tim Barret, Jon Bolthouse, The 1954 M.H.S. debate squad, as many of the other competing activities of M.H.S., proved to be one of the toughest, if not the toughest in the state of Iowa. They started their season by attending the invitational at Coe College in which they tied for first. They attended the Augustana invitational, the Brindley tourna- ment at the lowa State Teachers College. After advancing from the district tourney held in Muscatine, the debators placed second in the state finals of the Iowa High School Forensic League held in Iowa City. In the Iowa High School Speech Association, the debators follow- ed typical Musky style, advancing through dis- trict and winning the state championship. This gives them the right to represent Iowa in the National contest at Greensburg, Pennsylvania from June 22-25, 85 Cadet Teachers is an organization open to all high school students who are interested in teach- ing as a vocation. This club meets every other Tuesday during the noon hour. A program is planned for every meeting. Members of this or- ganization gain valuable and practical experience by acting as substitute teachers. This gives the prospective teachers a chance to explore the teaching profession first hand. Cadet Teachers have chosen for their officers: Mary Ann Rich- ard, president; Frances Prochaska, vice presi- dent; and Dorothy House, secretary. Faculty ad- visor for this group is Miss Eula Downer. Audrey Toyne, Dorothy House, Carol Jensen, Elaine Davis, Donna Hayes, Sandra Swengel. Row 2: Rose Ann Ricketts, Mary Ann Bancks, Janet Petersen, Barbara Rann, Nancy Thayer, Gladys Kemper. Row 3: Frances Prochaska, Lois Russell, Sandra Toussaint, Mary Ann Richard, Janet Fletcher, Carolyn Tomfe'd. Cele ee) os: Denise Vickers and Joan TeStrake decide ‘four hands are better than two’ when spring housecleaning time rolled around. Tommy Allbee is beginning to wonder whether or not girls are worth all the trouble they cause when Carol Watts decides her locker needs cleaning out. _Apprit te LeVerne Shellady, Dennis Lange, and David Schmarje, spent many patient, hungry minutes in the lunch line every noon, Janet Hahn, Janet and Judy Froehner, and Kay Hahn decided to get together for an old fashioned taffy pull. Even if the candy didn’t turn out, I’m sure they had fun. 88 Senior Prom Quill and Scroll Honor Society Valedictorian Salutatorian Representative Boy and Girl May Memories HanionSenior rom On May 29, 1953 the Junior-Senior Prom took place at the Elks. The highlight of the evening was the Arthur Godfrey Show. Ronald Whitmer portrayed Arthur Godfrey and Doug Coder was Tony Marvin. Lois Russell and Don Mullens were Marian Marlowe and Frank Parker. Sondra Swietzer was LuAnn Simms, and the McGuire sisters was the girls trio, Diane Fairbanks, Jo Ann Worst, and Judy Templeman. Jane MclIlrath was the television announcer. Above we see Ann Wigim as Holly Loke. Janet Froehner, Jo Bright, and Fred Koepping take time out for a coke. Entertainment was provided in the form of movies and dancing to Carroll Baker’s Band. The evening was concluded with a light lunch served in the dining room. Gladys Kemper, JoAnn Worst, Jane Stanley, Sandra Swengle, Virginia Schauland | | Veal Lies Society Junior and Senior students in the upper one fourth of their class are eligible for election to the National Honor Society. The high school instructors select students in the category for member- ship in the Honor Society on the basis of service to the class and school, their character, and leader- ship. The students pictured on this page were elected to the Honor Society as juniors. Jane MclIlrath, Don Rogers, Lois Russell, Harry Glatstein, Carolyn Tomfeld CUO Bm tO Mary Foley, Marie Wendlandt, Sandra Cox, Janet Froehner, Mary Kay Harder, Glenda Frankenberry Quill rl: aSeary Membership in the Qui ll and Scroll is an honor which is awarded to AURORAN yearbook and newspaper members who have been outstanding in journalism and have done superior work in writing, editing, or business management. In order to be eligible for Quill and Scroll membership, the student must be a junior or senior and ranked in the upper one third of the class. Seated: Joyce Jones, Joan Wintermute, Kenneth Brei, Carlene Wilson, Eleanor Hoffmeyer. Standing: Dick Glatstein, Lyndon Lord. 91 See pame Sandra Swengel, with a point average of 3.965, became Salutatorian of the 1954 class. Sandra has been an active member of debate, dramatics, and fu- ture teachers during her four years of high school. She received twenty-seven A's. Her schedule included one semes- ter of economics and sociology; one year of science, world history, American his- tory, algebra, geometry, shorthand, typing, and homemaking; two years of Spanish, and seven semesters of Eng- lish, Sandra received her only B in shorthand. She was selected as a mem- ber to the National Honor Society her junior year, and she enjoys dancing and going to the ballgames. Next year Sandy, as her friends call her, will be one of the many new freshmen on the campus of the University of Iowa. (Wel ed boitions Harry Glatstein, who received the hon- or of Valedictorian of his class, has a 4.00 point average. Harry has been very active in sports during his four years at Muscatine High School, par- ticipating in basketball, baseball, and track for three years and football for all four years; and he was student manager of our 1954 State Championship basket- ball team. He received twenty-eight A's. His schedule has included one semester of economics, modern prob- lems, and college math; one year of American history, geometry, science, bi- ology, physics, and chemistry; two years algebra; and seven semesters of Eng- lish. In his junior year Harry was elected as a member to the National Honor Society and was one of the three boys to go to Hawkeye Boy's State. Harry plans to attend the University of Iowa next year and eventually to be- come a successful doctor. Representative boy The students of M.H.S. elected Gregg Schroeder as Representative Boy. Gregg will long be remembered as one of the star forwards on the team that won the 1954 State Championship bas- ketball crown. He was also selected as a member of the All-Conference and All-State Basketball Teams, and was president of his class for three years. Basketball is not the only sport Gregg is interested in, however. He also has participated in football, baseball, and track. His schedule has included seven semesters of English; one semester of economics, sociology, civics, and typ- ing; and one year each of American his- tory, algebra, geometry, general science, biology, physics, chemistry, bookkeep- ing, home mechanics, and mechanical drawing. He has a grade point of 3.536. Gregg plans to go to college and take an engineering course. Representative Girl Elected as Representative Girl this year was JoAnn Worst. It isn’t likely that JoAnn will ever forget being a cheer- leader at all the exciting basketball and football games, and especially the un- forgettable State Tournament games. Besides being a cheerleader, JoAnn was vice-president of her sophomore class, a queen attendant for the 1953 Little Six Track Meet, Homecoming Queen, and elected as a member of the National Honor Society. Included in her sched- ule have been seven semesters of Eng- lish; one semester of economics, civics, and sociology; two years of Latin and shorthand; and one year each of Ameri- can history, algebra, geometry, biology, chemistry, typing, and homemaking. She has a grade point of 2.928. Jo- Ann's ambition is to take a commercial course at S.U.I. and to become a good secretary. 93 ) | Row 1: Gordon Townsend, Dick Ware, Sid Stark, Bill Carter, Homer Snyder, Lance Lange, Clarence Higgerson, Dick Ralston, Everett White. Row 2: Richard Strong, Jim Steckman, George Long, Mike Kautz, Harry Glatstein, John Robinson, Ron Havemann, Don Huff, Coach Lefty Schnack. aaehelh The Little Muskies, always one of the powers in the Little Six conference finished the “53” season winning eight and losing only two. They tied for championship honors in the conference with a powerful Ft. Madi- son club. The Muskies lost a heartbreaker in the sectional tournament to Iowa City, 5-4, to be eliminated from the state Summer Baseball Tournament. ae = | BOYS’ BASKETBALL CHAMPS VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS The boys’ intramural basketball championship went to the team above captained by Mike Kautz. Mike's team was composed of Don Butenbach, Eddie Reifert, Mike, Larry Price, and Wayne Brendle. The volleyball champions are, Row 1: Jim Rogers, Gary Butts, Larry Price, Don Butenbach; Row 2: Harlan McKillip, James Schroeder, Capt. Fred Koepping, Darwin Hohenadel, Andy Foster. By heey, The members of the Girls’ Intramural Basketball Champions are, Row 1: Shirley McGill, Barbara Olinger, Kay Buster; Row 2: | Donna Ballenger, Nancy Thayer, Vivian Cunningham. Some of the girls in the noon-time gymnastics class built a human pyra- | mid for the benefit of the Musky photographer—Row J: Charlene Strouse, Polly Umlandt, Donna Ballenger, Ida Spitznogle; Row 2: Lois Nicholson, Ruth Chapman, Judy Smalley; Row 3: Sandra Garvin, Shirley McGill. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CHAMPS TUMBLING CLASS Larry Manley and Linn Dodds spent an ambitious afternoon digging fishworms; so that they could offi- cially welcome in spring with a fishing trip. Here Don Rogers proves that sports heroes can be as useful | around the house as they can on the football field. May emories With the first signs of warm weather, Lynn Bauerbach and Alice Baker, two avid tennis fans, began to look for their tennis rackets. Mike Collier was caught impatiently eyeing the calendar and counting the days until the close of the school year. =i 8 bine Ore Se UVLE 9] Seniors Advertisers I seas = sooner a ie Mi ah nantes We — : es “ = py ptemeieenrtr reerereeett —— 3 —— ee —— en SRT - i arr Ren cane me i ree Sener sly ae Fee a | enor: C, Le LCCVS a ee an remem 22 The senior class officers, a trio of good ‘‘mixers,’” combine their scientific talents in a chemistry experiment. Jane Mcllrath, Vice President, reads directions while Diane Fairbanks, Secretary-Treasurer; and Ray Gaddis, President, mix formula 1954. These students were chosen as representatives of their class from 188 seniors. 99 JOYCE ANDREAS “Joycie” ... This blue-eyed blonde en- joys dancing and riding around with Donna. Her future plans are to work a few years, buy a new car and then to get mar- ried to a farmer. Her hobby is receiving letters from a certain guy in the army. “Oh brother,” is often heard from this 5’ 7” gal around Musky halls. Joy- cie’s favorite color is blue. She thinks the school spirit is very good this year, but it could be improved. JAMES BAARS ‘Big Jim”... Big Jim's activities have in- cluded football, track, and F.F. A. He can be found after school hours working on_ his brothers’ farm. This 5’11” black haired senior’s plans for the fu- ture are undecided as yet. His pet peeve seems to be girls who want to drive his car. Jim en- joyed his senior year the most because the subjects were easier, and he had more fun. GENE BENNINGER “Ben” . This brown haired senior likes to design automobiles as a hobby. Ben is one guy whom we know will be extremely happy to see his school days come to an end. The ambition of this 5’ 11” Junior Rockefeller is just to be wealthy. Gene has hazel eyes, and his favorite color is blue. He says, “I en- joyed my sophomore year most because it was the easiest.” FRED -BIVINS © Fritz” Fritz’s favorite pastime is play- ing pool at Lilly's. This 5’ 11” blue-eyed senior'’s plans for the future are to enter the service for three or four years. Fritz’s hobby seems to be girls and more girls. It seems his most exciting moment was when he passed World History. Fritz’s pet peeve is having to climb stairs all the time. How about elevators? His ambition in life is to become a rich farmer. LOREN BRAUN “Curly”... One glimpse at this farmer's reddish-brown hair can tell you where he got his nickname. Curly says his favorite pastime is Girls’. He is very active in F.F.A. and was treasurer the last semester of his junior year and president his senior year. Loren’s future includes joining the Army and then to become a good farmer. He enjoyed his senior year most. JOHN BRASE “Johann” One of John’s favorite expres- sions is “Dig that.’’ He plans to go to the University of Iowa to study to become an archi- tectural engineer. John liked his freshman year best because it was the start of all the fun he had at M.H.S. His favorite pastime is watching television. He also likes to make things from balsa wood. LOUIS " “ASH ; Louie’ aye Louie's favorite pastime is mo- torcycle riding. His hobbies are riding on hills and in en- durance runs. This six foot, blue-eyed senior is often seen on the football field. His fu- ture plans are to join the Ma- rines. Louie's pet peeve is peo- ple who consider themselves better than someone else, or people who run out of ink in the middle of a sentence. Lou- ie's favorite color is blue. MARY ANN BANCKS ‘“Bencks” . . . This cute little brown haired gal’s favorite pas- time is watching television and playing the piano. Bencks has been in Cadet Teachers her jun- ior and senior years. She plans to attend Iowa State Teachers College. This 5’ 6” senior’s fa- vorite expression is “Oh you!” Mary thinks the school spirit has improved since her fresh- man year. ELBERT BEVERLY Bert” Bert's favorite pastime is swimming and diving. Bert wants to become a pilot; maybe that's why he can be found working at the airport after school. He has often been seen by Musky rooters on the foot- ball and track fields. Bert stands five feet, six inches, has dark brown hair and brown eyes. DONNA BLEADORN This senior’s favorite pastimes are riding around with Joyce and dancing. Donna's ambition is to get rich and own a car. This 5’ 5” Musky gal's favorite color is aqua blue. Donna can often be heard saying, “What is?’ Her pet peeve is people who think they are better than anyone else. She is going to work a few years and then get married. BARBARA BRASE_ “Barb” . . Barb's favorite pastime is riding around in a white Ford with R. B. Her plans are to get married and move to Wy- oming. Barb's ambition is to make a lot of money at the telephone office. This 5’ 3” sen- ior's hobby is talking. She en- joyed her junior year the most because she knew more kids. This pert senior believes the school spirit is good but it could be improved. KENNETH BRELY Bitch Butch is a member of the Au- roran newspaper. He likes to collect shotguns, so naturally his favorite pastime would be hunting. He also likes to fish and go to the movies. Ken is 6’ 3”, has light brown hair and blue eyes. After he graduates he plans to work for awhile and then join the Air Force, where he can fulfill his ambi- tion to be a pilot. fOANS BRIGHPUT joo. You can find this busy girl working in Dr. Potter's office. Jo wants to attend J. C. and then either be a kindergarten teacher or a speech instructor. Jo was a member of the State Champion Debate Squad. Her pet peeve is people who start to tell you something and then de- cide not to finish. Jo has en- joyed all four years at M.H.S. SUSAN BUNKER =Sue = ... Dating is Sue's favorite pas- time. She has lettered in chorus for four years. Her plans are to go to the University of lowa to Nurse's training for four years and then to get married. This 5’ 7” brown-eyed senior's pet peeve is lockers that won't open when you are in a hurry. Sue enjoyed her freshman year most because everything was new and different. WILLIAM BURKAMPER poll Sew oillemight) join the Navy when he finishes school. His ambition is to learn to dance as well as Lee Miller, and he is often heard saying, “Yeah man!” Bill earns his money clerking at Grant's, but if he isn’t working look for him at Lilly’s. His most embarrass- ing moment was when he got caught sneaking out of study hall. MARY BUSTER “Mamie”... Mamie would literally rather talk than eat. Next to that she likes to dance. She plans to go to Nurse's training when she finishes school. Her pet peeve is people who interfere with her conversation or just won't listen. Mamie enjoyed her sen- ior year most because kids were more friendly and the school spirit was much better. LINDA CARLSON “Windy” ... This cute blue-eyed senior was homemaking queen her sophomore year and this year was one of the candidates for homecoming queen. After school Linda earns her money at the telephone office. Windy wants to be a nurse someday and later to be a good house- wife. Her favorite pastime is eating, though you would never know it. Windy’s most em- barrassing moment was a little slip at Coles. She enjoyed her senior year the most. NANCY CHAPMAN “Nance” . .. Nance’s favorite pastime is dancing and playing the piano. This 5’ 2” brown-eyed gal’s plans are to get a good stenog- rapher’s job, Nance has been in band her sophomore and jun- ior years. Her hobby is collect- ing scarves from _ different states. You often hear Nance saying, “That's all you know about it.” Her ambition is like many others, to be a good cook. STANLEY BUCKLEY “Stan” . . . Stan found his senior year the most enjoyable at M.HLS. The vocation he has chosen is that of a pressman, and he is already apprentice pressman at the Journal. He likes the ol’ Mississippi where he spends most of his spare time boating or fishing. Stan has brown hair and blue eyes, and stands 5’ 6”. He feels that our school spirit is falling off this year. Stan's main ambition in life is to see the country. DON] BUTENBAGH: “Bunt” me “President Butenbach!”’ How does it sound? Well, you better get used to it because Don's ambition is to be Presi- dent of the United States. You might often hear him saying, “MMM-boy!” His favorite color is red and his favorite pastime, sleeping. After Don graduates, he doesnt know whether to work or to go to school. Bunt’s favorite year was his junior year. IVASBUSTER] “Ike W. .- Ike has been busy her junior and senior years being president of G.A.A. and secretary of Pep Club. She can often be seen driving her car. In her spare time, Ike keeps a scrapbook of her senior year. This Musky lass stands 5’ 2”, has brown hair and brown eyes. Ike can often be heard saying, “What is?’ Her favorite color is blue. LAWRENCE CARLSON... Lawrence's favorite pastime is going to a show or else work- ing on a car. He works at Cot- trall and Orr Garage during the summer. Lawrence's ambi- tion is to become a good welder and later own a custom body shop of his own. This 5710” blue-eyed lad’s pet peeve is a person who thinks that he is better than someone else. His favorite expression is, “What ish: JACK, CARTER Mace Mac's favorite pastimes are hunting and ice skating. He would like to go to Ames and study agriculture because some- day he wants to be a farmer. He is often heard saying, “Who do you think you're messing with, kid?” Jack stands 5’ 5”, has brown hair and blue eyes; and his favorite color is Scotch plaid(??). He thinks the school spirit is a whole lot better than last year in “every way, shape, and form.” DOUGLAS CODER “Doug” . . . Doug's favorite pastime is playing golf. Doug has been pretty active in high school, being in chorus, basketball, .and track. He has had honors as president of Hi-Y and Master Counselor of DeMolay. Doug's ambition is to make a good liv- ing, and to have a happy and healthy home. This 5’ 9” blue- eyed senior is kept busy work- ing at Coder Hardware. His favorite color is rust PATRICIA COURTOIS ‘Pat- ty’ . . . Patty's favorite pas- time is drawing. She works as a long distance operator and is often heard saying, ‘Must be tough.” This 5’ 2” blue-eyed senior's pet peeve is people who blame telephone operators for all the wrong numbers that they get. Patty thinks that the school spirit could be greatly improved. This Musky gal has been in chorus and sextet all four years. DAVID COZINE, Daveire Dave's ambition is to make a million next year. Think he'll make it? His favorite pastime is going to the “Y” and if you don't find him there, you will probably see him at Benner’s, busily trying to start his mil- lion. Dave's plan is to go to Junior College next year. He ise lle ws talleshasmbrowle nai and brown eyes. Dave enjoyed his senior the most. JANET? GROW Jans Jan's favorite pastime is watch- ing T.V. She would like to be an interior decorator and later get married. Jan works at the telephone office as a long dis- tance operator. This gal’s hobby is writing to a certain fellow at Ames. You often hear Jan say, “You know.” This 5’ 4” hazel-eyed senior’s pet peeves are people who push in the halls and leave gum in the drinking fountains. VIVIAN CUNNINGHAM “Peggy .. . Peggy's favorite pastime is going away. This 5’ 6” blue-eyed gal is often heard saying, “What is wif you?” Peggy thinks that this year's school spirit is the poor- est we've had since she has been in high school. This gal’s most embarrassing moment was when Mr. Maas embarrassed her in front of the class. MARJORIE DERRICK “Mar- gie’. . . Margie’s favorite pas- time is driving her brother's blue Ford. She lettered four years in band. You often see her ‘jerking sodas” at Leu’s. This 5’ 5” senior’s ambition is to become a successful secre- tary. ‘Fairly odd,’ is often heard from Margie. Her most exciting moment was when the woodwind quartette won a first rating at the sub-state music contest. MARY EISELSTEIN ‘Mimi’ ... This 5’ 2” senior’s favorite pastime is going with Ted, and her most exciting moment was on December 24, 1953. She plans to go into clerical work after graduation, and later get married. Mimi's hobbies are boating and reading, and her pet peeve is anyone who thinks he is better than someone else. Mary Jane enjoyed her senior year the most because she knew more people. SANDRA COX “Sandy”... Sandy's favorite pastime is rid- ing around with Dixie. This 5’ 4” gal’s ambition is to be- come successful in her career. Sandy has been in dramatics and Auroran three years. She plans to attend college at S.ULI. Sandy keeps herself busy work- ing at the telephone office after school. Her pet peeve is peo- ple who can't keep anything a secret. Sandy's expression is, “It's real cutish.”’ BEULAH CRANE “Budy” .. Budy is a new student to M. H.S. this year. This 5’ 3” sen- ior's favorite pastime is singing and thinking. Budy’s future plans include becoming a good bookkeeper. She thinks the re- sponse to our cheerleaders is the best she's heard. Budy’s joy. Her most embarrassing moment was in history class when she said the population of the U. S. was twenty-five thousand. IRWIN CUNNINGHAM “Irw” . . . Irw’s favorite pas- time is riding around. He would like to become an engi- neer. Irw has had an_ honor- able discharge from the ULS. A.F., and believes his most ex- citing moment was his first day in the Air Force. He enjoyed his senior year most. Irw is 5’ 11” and has green eyes and brown hair and is often heard saying, “Oh dear.’ Irw thinks the school spirit of M.H.S. is good, ELAINE DAVIS .. . Elaine's favorite pastime is watching television. This 5’ 4” blue- eyed senior’s hobbies are cook- ing and reading. Her plans are to attend Junior College and to teach grade school for a few years. After school you may find Elaine working at the Fish ‘n Chips. The year she liked the best was her junior year because she enjoyed Spanish and ‘‘practice teaching’. FLORENCE FES sab O ee. This blue-eyed senior’s favorite pastime is sewing and listening to the radio. Flo's plans for the future are working for a while and then getting married. Her favorite expression is, “Oh brother.” She thinks that the school spirit has improved since we have started having homecoming parades. Flo en- joyed her sophomore year most. DIXIE LEE ERKSON “Dix” . . . Dix’s future plans are to attend the University of Iowa and become a private secretary. This 5’ 2” brown haired sen- ior's favorite expression is, ‘“Ho-Dee.” Dix's pet peeve is people who are ‘stuck up’. She enjoyed her junior year the most because she was fi- nally an upperclassman. Dix- ie's hobbies are dancing and having fun. She is our student secretary this year. ee — | | i H eee DIANE FAIRBANKS “Di” ... This 5’ 6” blonde is senior class secretary this year. Di was also a Homecoming Queen candidate. She likes to sing, dance and listen to Ray An- thony’s records. Now you can find her selling records at Schreurs’, but when she gradu- ates, Di is going to study Home Economics or Science at lowa State. This senior has been in chorus for four years, and her most exciting moments are when the curtain goes up each year. MARSHA FISHER “Marsh” . . Marsh's favorite pastime is receiving letters. This 5’ 3” seniors ambition is to be a housewife and maintain a happy home. Marsha lettered three years in chorus. Her job - outside of school is working at the telephone office. Marsh be- lieves that the school spirit is very good but could still be improved a good deal. Her favorite expression is, “Ya know it.” ANDY FOSTER “Fearless Fos” ... Fearless can often be found at noon riding around with his classmates. This 5’ 8” senior’s honors include being secretary-treasurer of his class his sophomore year and vice- president his junior year. Andy plans to attend S.U.I. and be- come a math teacher. His hob- bies include all sports, especi- ally ice skating. RUSSELL SEREERS Russ” ... This 6’ senior is definitely a Navy man. Russ’s favorite color is navy, and his plans for the future are to go to N.R.O. T.C. through the naval reserve. Russ can be found after school hours working at the Palace Theater. He can often be heard saying, ‘Let's hit the road.’ Russ has brown hair and blue eyes. He enjoyed his senior year most because there was more ‘stuff’ to do. JANET FROEHNER “Jan” ... This senior has an ambition to travel throughout the United States. Jan spends many hours in the Auroran office working on the books. Her favorite pas- times are ice skating, sewing and her dog. This 5’ blue-eyed blonde can be found working at Wester's Drug Store. Jan- et's favorite expression is, “What about tonight, Sybil?’ After graduation she is going to Junior College for two years. NADA FULLER ... This 5’ 6” brown haired senior’s plans for the future are to go to J.C. and then become an_ elementary school teacher. Nada’s favorite pastime is riding in a green Buick. Her after school hours are taken up clerking at Grant's. Nada can often be heard say- ing, Well, sillys, She) has been in several activities, the most outstanding of which have been Auroran and Dramatics. FRED FILLINGHAM “Fritz” . .. Fritz’s favorite pastime is hunting and fishing—probably hunting for a place to sleep and fishing for trouble. He can be found after school hours working on his father’s farm. Maybe that’s why his ambition is to become a farmer. This 6’ 2” brown-eyed and brown haired senior’s plans for the fu- ture are to join the Air Force. Fritz can often be heard say- ing, “See ya ‘round, like a do- nut.” MARYSANN FOLEY Mary's favorite pastime is writing letters to a certain guy. This 5’ 2” blue-eyed gal is often seen riding around in a Chevy or Ford, and her pet peeve is people who laugh when you have a flat tire. Mary's ambition is to some day be a good secretary, but now you find her working at Kres- ges on Saturday. Mary is often heard saying, “Hope to tell ya!” GLENDA FRANKENBERRY nleanie wenn a UniSh) at) sen ior's favorite pastime is riding around. Jeanie plans to attend S.ULI. after high school and be- come a teacher. Her job out- side of school is working as a long distance telephone opera- tor. Jeanie may often be heard saying, ‘Let's live it up!” This dark haired gal was ‘Queen of Hearts’” candidate during her sophomore year. Her many hobbies include painting. HAROLD! FREESE Bud “2 Bud's ambition is to own a cattle ranch out West. After school hours this Musky guy can be found working on _ his dad's farm. Bud's plans for the future are to work until he is called into the Army. This brown haired senior's pet peeve is when his locker won't open when he is in a hurry. Harold enjoyed his senior year most because of easier subjects and easier teachers. GRACE ANN FROEHNER “Gracie” . . . Gracie has been active in band all four years, so, naturally she loves music. Her plans for the future are to attend J.C. and become a teach- er. Grace can be found after school hours working at _ the Port City Cab Station. This Musky gal can often be heard saying, “Curious, ain't ya?” Grace's pet peeve is people who start to tell something and then say, “I can’t remember.” MARILLYN FURNAS “Me” Me's favorite pastime is writing letters to a certain farmer near Grandview. If you find her not writing letters, you will probably find her working at Tilley Fiese. This 5’ 4” sen- ior's ambition is to make a good farmer's wife. Marillyn is of- ten heard saying, “More fun!” She thinks the school spirit is improving each year. Marillyn has been in chorus all four years. 1 { | j i i RAY GADDIS “Sugar Ray” ... Sugar Ray's” ambition is to be a band leader or a top recording star. You can often hear this 5’ 9” senior saying, “Crinks, that's just too bad!” Ray lettered in band all four years. This year, he is presi- dent of the senior class, and his pet peeve is people who don't have a sense of humor. This guy, whom we have all seen on the football field, spends his spare time driving the car or singing. RICHARD GLATSTEIN “Dick” . . . Dick's favorite pas- time is asking questions in a certain guy's (named Gus) class. Dick's many activities include Hi-Y, Auroran News- paper, Curia Regia, and the All-School Play. This brown- eyed senior plans to attend Iowa U. Dick thinks that the school spirit is qood but could be improved. His most excit- ing moment was when G. S. threw a hot test tube into Moose’s wastebasket. RONALD GREENE “Greene” . . . Greene's plans for the fu- ture are to go to a television school. Maybe he will be re- pairing our T.V. sets in a few years. This Musky lad _ likes music; and you may be able to guess this because he has been in band for four years and has lettered each year. Ron can often be heard saying, “You bet!” This 5’ 10” blue-eyed guy's hobby is loafing when he isn't working. URSULA GRUNDMANN ... Ursula is our exchange student from Germany. Her most ex- citing moment was her trip to the United States. She says she would like to go back to Germany and then spend a vear each in Italy and Greece. Ursula’s hobbies are playing tennis and swimming. She stands 5’ 2” and has blonde hair and green eyes. Ursula wants to go to a university and become a journalist. JANET HAHN “Jenner”... Jenner is one of those girls who often says, “I thought I'd die.”’ You can always see her lead- ing cheers at the games, and she has lettered in chorus all four years. This cute blonde stands 5’ 4” and has blue eyes. Janet's hobbies are golf and swimming. Her pet peeve is people who are always talking about’ doing things but never do them. Janet plans to attend college but hasn't decided def- initely where. NANCY HAHN “Nance”... This 5’ 7” senior has been a cheerleader for M.H.S. for three years. Nancy plans to at- tend some college in the state of Iowa and her ambition is to get married after she graduates from college. Nance’s pet peeve is students who don't stand up for the school song or cheer at the games. She thinks the school spirit has improved be- cause of the homecoming pa- rades. HARRY GLATSTEIN Harry's favorite pastime is see- ing Marilyn Monroe movies. He was elected to the National Honor Society his junior year and was one of the three boys from M.H.S. to go to Hawk- eye Boys’ State. We think Harry remembers the night, as student manager of the Champs, he wore a tuxedo to the big game. JOHN GLIDDEN “Glid” ... This seniors favorite pastime is playing golf. He plans to attend the University of Wis- consin. Glid's favorite expres- sion is, “Whoops, I broke a test tube, Jim.’’ His ambition is to create an explosion big enough tc blow up Jim Maas's chemistry room. John works at Richard's Packing House. His pet peeve is teachers who give you sc much hom ework that you have to stay home nights. BONNIE GRIMM “Grimmy” . . . Grimmy's favorite pastime is talking in band. She_ has been in band and Clarinet Quar- tette for four years. This sen- ior stands 5’ 4”, has brown hair and brown eyes. Bonnie plans to go to Carthage College after graduation. This gal liked her sophomore year the best be- cause she had more fun and the subjects were easier; so she had lots of time to loaf. Grim- my. is often heard saying, “Ya don't know, do ya?” RONALD _ GROSSKLAUS “Ron” . . . You might have bought a pair of shoes from Ron because he works at Bow- man's on Saturdays. In_ his spare time, he likes to ride around in a green Buick. This 6’ senior wants to go to Iowa University to study engineer- iny. Ron's pet peeve is people who laugh at their own dry jokes, and his hobby is hopping up cars and boats. MARYS _LOUR HANG are Mary likes music. She likes to play the piano and listen_ to records. She has been in Glee Club for four years and_ in chorus her senior year. This Musky gal can often be heard saying, ‘Well!’ After school hours, Mary spends much of her time baby sitting. She also likes to write letters. (Who's the special fellow?) Mary's pet peeve is people who are con- ceited, MARY KAY HARDER ‘Su- sie’ . . . Susie is one of the shorter girls in our class. She stands 4’ 9”; has brown hair and hazel eyes. Last year she was assistant editor of Auroran, and this year she is the editor. She enjoys drawing or just rid- ing around in the car. Her most embarrassing moment was at the beginning of her sophomore year when she sat through a freshman English class and at the end of the period asked why they didn't get different books that year! RONALD HAVEMANN “Humpy” ... Humpy’s favor- ite pastime is going towards Davenport. This blonde demon of the 1954 Champs’ ambition is to be a_ successful coach. Humpy’s most exciting and em- barrassing moment was while playing basketball, he threw a pass to Perkins, and it went into the basket for the winning points. You will often hear Humpy saying, “Yeah!” DONALD HECHT ® Don Don's favorite pastimes are rid- ing around in his car and tak- ing pictures. Maybe that’s why his after school hours are spent working at the Journal office. Don's pet peeve is people who bother the teachers. His most embarrassing moment was when a flash bulb blew up on the basketball court. Don has been active in Auroran and Camera Club. TERS lie Neen tlh Ks Rete te, Pat's favorite pastime is danc- ing. Her ambition is to be a good housewife for a certain quy. What's his name, Pat? This 5’ 5” brown haired sen- iors pet peeve is people who stand and talk in front of their lockers at noon. Pat's favorite expression is, “Fairly gone.” She enjoyed her senior year most because she liked all of her classes, and it was her last year. SHARON HOBART “Sherry” Sherry’s favorite pastime is reading books, and if she is not reading, you will find her working at the Maid-Rite. Her ambition is to be a good home- maker for that certain guy. Sherry stands 5’ 7” with hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Her pet peeve is teachers who show their preference of politics dur- ing class. Sherry has the honor of getting the worst sunburns in school. MARILYN HOLTZ “Hol- stein’ . .. This Musky gal’s mind runs in one channel—mu- sic. Her favorite pastimes are playing the piano and singing. She has been active all four years in chorus and qlee club. Holstein’s plans for the future include attending the Omaha Baptist Bible Institute. In her spare time, Marilyn works at J.incoln school. She stands five feet, two inches tall, and has blue eyes and brown hair. JIM HOOPES .. . This five- foot, ten-inch senior’s favorite pastime is chasing women. Jim has been very active in F.F.A. during his years at Musky High. He can often be seen working on his Dad's farm out- side of school. Jim doesn’t plan to attend college and his plans for the future are indefinite. Jim enjoyed his senior year the most because it was the easiest, and he had more time to loaf. NANCY HAWK “Red”. . Red spends much of her time working at the telephone office as a long distance operator. Nancy says she enjoyed her sophomore year most because she knew more people and could find her way around. This cute senior gal stands 5 feet, 5 inches, and has blue eyes and red hair. After grad- uation she is going to work at the telephone office, but later wants to get married. JANET HENDRICKSON “Sam” ... Sam's favorite pas- time is swimming. She wants to go to college and become an art instructor and some day to be a well known commercial artist. In her spare time this senior likes to make a scrap- book of her senior year. Sam's pet peeve is the real short fel- low around school. Jan's fa- vorite expression is, “Father, dear,’ and her favorite color is yellow. KAREN HINTERMEISTER ... Karen is a new Musky lass. She came here during her jun- ior year from Fairfield. She plans to attend Junior College for one year and then become an airline hostess. Karen's hob- bies are reading and skating. This five-foot, two-inch senior's ambition is to become a good housekeeper. An _ expression used often by Karen is, “What happen?” ELEANOR HOFFMEYER...:; Eleanor’s hobbies include read- ing, drawing, and needlework. This 5’ 3” senior's favorite pas- time is writing, and her ambi- tion is to become a successful author. Eleanor’s favorite color is light blue, and she can often be heard saying, “What is?” Eleanor says she enjoyed all four years at Musky High. She has been on the Auroran News- paper her junior and _ senior years. DAVID HOOPES? Daven. Dave's favorite pastime is sleep- ing, especially in class. This six-foot, one-inch senior plans to study electrical engineering at Ames. Dave earned two let- ters in chorus and was in Cam- era Club. Dave's most exciting moment was when the chorus went to Des Moines and sang for the legislature. This sen- iors pet peeve is people who block the halls with only a minute to get to class. JOHNJHOOPES Ta. John ris very definite about one thing; he wants to be a farmer. This Musky lad also likes hunting, swimming, and showing his horses. John can often be heard saying, Beats the devil out of me!’ His most embarrassing moment was his first date. John’s pet peeve is girls who think they're better than some- one else. John is a 5-foot, 10- inch guy with brown hair and brown eyes. KENNY HOPKINS “Hoppy™ This 5’ 8”, brown-eyed seniors favorite pastime is playing pool at the Temple. Hoppy also likes music. ‘his Musky guy can be found after school hours working at the Fairall Paint Store. Hoppy seems to think that his most embarrassing moment would be now, if he told us what it was. If you've heard any ex- plosions from the chemistry room, it’s been Hoppy practic- ing to be a chemist. DON HUFF ‘Puffer’ , Don, one of the members of the 1954 State Champion team, has been in basketball all four years in M.H.S. When Don isn't working at his father’s store, you might find him watch- ing television or at a game. Puffer's ambition is to be a pro- fessional baseball player or coach. You often hear Don saying, “Ya know that?” LOIS HYINK “Cookie” This pert Musky lassie’s ambi- tion is to retire young. If you find a way, Cookie, tell the rest of us. Cookie’s favorite pastime is driving a car. This five-foot, five-inch senior can often be seen clerking at Kres- ges. “I dont’ get “it,, (can often be heard when Cookie's around. Her most embarrassing moment was when she was cooking a supper for the fac- ulty and she put 2 tablespoons of sugar in the gravy. GARY JACKSON “Stony” ... Gary is another one who's favorite pastime is holding up the post at ‘Lilly's’ corner. If you don't find him at Lilly's you will probably find him try- ing to sell shoes at Brownbilt. Gary's hobby is listening to jazz records. Stony thinks that if M.H.S. students want better games that they had_ better start showing a little school spirit. CAROL JENSEN .. . Carol's favorite pastime is watching T.V. and going to shows. This 5’ 3” brown haired senior gal would like to go to Junior Col- lege for two years and become an elementary grade school teacher. Carol's ambition is to become a_ successful teacher and after college get married. She works part-time at Kres- ge's. Carol is often heard say- ing, “Crazy mixed up kid.” CHARLES KAUTZ ‘Mike’ .. . Mike likes to hunt and fish and on rare occasions go with girls! This tall lad has lettered in basketball both his junior and senior years. His ambition is to broadcast the Chicago Cub games with Bert Wilson. Mike is also very forgetful; it seems he once went to school without his shirt. Mike stands six feet, one inch tall and has blue eyes and brown hair. MONA HORTON ... Mona's favorite pastime is going to all the games and she has been very active in Hi-Tri and Pep Club. After graduation she would like to go to Beauty School. Mona's ambitions are to be a perfect wife to some certain individual. She is often heard saying, ‘What is?” This 5’ 5” brown haired senior’s pet peeve is kids that don't show any school spirit at the games. ROBERT HURLBURT “Bob” . . . Bob’s plans for the future are to get a job until he is drafted into the Army. This 5’ 8” senior’s ambition is to finish high school as soon as possible. Was there some doubt as to the number of years required? Bob's job, outside of school, is delivering Des Moines Registers. This brown haired lads hobby is music. Bob's most embarrassing mo- ment was when he was late the first day of the senior year. KENNETH ISAACS_ “Ken- ner’... Kenner has been ac- tive in Dramatics and Camera Club. He can be found after school hours ‘just riding around.” Kenner has only one hobby and that is “Girls,” but his ambition is to become a millionaire. If you succeed, Kenner, tell us how. This 6’ 2” Musky lad can often be heard saying, “What is?” Kenner's pet peeves are some certain teachers. BOB JANNEY “Guns” If Guns isn't sleeping, he's sure to be watching television. His plans for the future are to join the Navy, and see the world. This 5’ 7” Musky lad _ has brown hair and brown eyes. Guns has a pet peeve common to us all, getting up in the morning. Bob thinks his most exciting moment will be the night he receives his diploma and that is why he enjoyed his senior year the most. JOYCE JONES “Jonesie”’ . Jonesie’s plans for the future include going to Mason City J. C. She was in Camera Club her first three years, and the Auroran Newspaper her senior year. Jonesie’s ambition is to marry some lucky guy (?) and be a good housewife. Her job outside of school is working at Wintermutes. This 5’ 5” sen- iors favorite expression is, “Fairly the kills.” GLADYS KEMPER “Happy- bottom” . . . Happybottom's favorite pastime is talking and working math puzzles. She really enjoyed geometry, and believe it or not, she would like to take it again. Gladys was made a member of the Na- tional Honor Society, and had been in many other activities, the most outstanding of which were Dramatics and Student Teachers. Her pet peeve is gum in the water fountain. == Se ES LOIS KEMPER “Louie”... Louie's favorite pastime is dancing. Her plans for the fu- ture are to get married and her ambition is to be a successful housewife. Louie works part- time at Spurgeons. This 5’ 7” blonde enjoyed her senior year most ‘cause it was her last. Louie enjoys collecting salt and pepper shakers. Her pet peeve is people who think they are better than someone else. DONALD KLEBE “Don”... Don's mind seems to run in one channel—girls, girls, girls! Af- ter graduation Don plans to go to Ames or join the Air Force. When Don isn't working on his farm, he’s out on dates. He can often be heard saying, “Check that little jewel.’’ Don's most embarrassing moment was when his girl friend found him with another girl. SY VIASIINO TipeaSyi Syl's favorite pastime is read- ing. Her plans for the future include going to Junior College and later teaching elementary school. Syl’s ambition is to go out west. This 5’ 9” blue-eyed senior enjoyed her senior year most because she had more fun. Sylvia's pet peeve is those people who slam other people's lockers shut. Syl is often heard saying, “Oh you kids!” ALY CESKOERV ERS. Alves. Al's favorite pastimes are rid- ing around and talking. After graduation she plans to attend nurse's training, and then meet some handsome intern. At the present time Al can be found working at Kresge’s. This sen- ior's pet peeve is teachers who don't give part of the period for work. Her hobby is listen- ing to popular music. BibeeWRiols senohorty =o. le. Shorty’s plans for the future are to join the Air Force or to go to Iowa State College. This five-foot senior’s ambition is to become a mechanic. Shorty thinks the school spirit is good except for the kids who do not enjoy sports. “What is?” is often heard when this lad is around. His favorite pastime is hunting and fishing. DENNIS LANGE “Mouse” . . . Mouse is interested in only one thing and that’s radio. He helps with the radio equipment at school, and after school hours he works, repairing ra- dios and TV sets at Schreur’s. This Musky lad stands six feet, one inch and has blue eyes and brown hair. Mouse can often be heard saying, “What is?” BILLER KEPKE ee Willie. 3 Willie says his favorite pas- time is standing on Lilly’s cor- ner with the rest of the gang. He plans to attend college, but doesn't know where. Willie enjoyed his senior year most because there weren't so many books. He is often heard say- ing, “What do you want—a medal?” Willie is 5’ 11”, has brown hair and brown eyes. He thinks the school spirit could be improved. BETHANY KNAPP “Shorty” .. . Shorty’s plans for the fu- ture include Junior College and going to school at Bethel Col- lege in Denver, Colorado. This five-foot blue-eyed senior’s pas- times are singing and playing the piano. Shorty was in chorus all four years. She can often be seen on Saturdays clerking at Woolworth’s. Her favorite expression is, “Oh, a couple of times!” FREDS KOEBPPING, © Pooky: . . . This Musky lad has only one thought in mind—keeping a certain senior girl happy. Pooky is going to attend the State University of Iowa. He plans to become an Architec- tural engineer. Maybe Pooky will be designing our future homes. He can often be heard saying, ©More fun!’’ Pooky stands six feet, two inches, has blue eyes and blonde hair. PAUL KORSCHOT “Kork” . . . Kork’s plans for the future are to go to J. C. and then to Ames. He has won two letters in dramatics. This five-foot, six- inch senior’s p astime is spent riding his motorcycle and just plain loafing. Kork can be found working at a lumber yard. His most exciting mo- ment is when the report cards come out, and he finds he has passed everything. RICHARD LANE “Rocky” . . Rocky has been very ac- tive in F.F.A. all four years at M.H.S. His plans are to join the Navy after graduation. This five-foot, nine-inch senior's ambition is to become a success- ful radio and television techni- cian. Rocky's job outside of school is working on his dad's farm. His most embarrassing moment was when, in his sen- ior year , he was assigned to a freshman English class. DARLENE LEE “Dolie” You can find Dolie after school hours listening to Nat ‘King’ Cole, her favorite recording star. This 5’ 3” Musky lass has no immediate plans for the fu- ture, but would like to study to be a dressmaker. Dolie can often be heard saying, “Bless you.” Her pet peeve is people who agree with everything she says. Dolie has kept a scrap- book of her senior year. Dar- lene thinks the school spirit was very good. JOVANN’LEUS- jo Sr os favorite pastime is driving that “little jewel.’ This gal wants to be the secretary at her fath- ers garage, but wants to get married right after graduation. Jo lettered in chorus for two years. If you hear someone say, ‘Fairly ig,” look for Jo, for she is around. This five- foot, six-inch senior thinks that her most exciting moment was the night Muscatine beat Dav- enport. GEORGE LONG “Gorgeous George’ . . . Gorgeous George is one of our. sports-minded boys. He is going to college to study physical education and some day be a coach. George was one of the quintet who helped make the Muskies the 1954 Champs. He is also known as a great singer. He thinks the school spirit towards football and basketball is great. BOB LUCAS. “Luke” Luke's favorite pastime is_ sit- ting on Lilly’s corner. This senior plans to go to a chef's college and then some day be a chef in a big hotel. Luke earns his spending money driving cars for Henderson's. This sen- ior stands five feet, ten inches, has blue eyes and dark brown hair. His pet peeve is teachers! KENNETH McDANIEL )Macsiee.e. Macehas beens in many activities. The outstand- ing were F.F.A., football, track, and Hi-Y. His plans for the future include starting to farm. This Musky lad is six feet, has blue eyes and brown hair. He can often be heard saying, “Don't do anything that I wouldn't do.’ Kenny's favorite pastime is being with a certain girl. Mac's most embarrassing moment, it seems, is too bad to tell. JERRY McKINNEY ‘Jake’ . . Jake's favorite pastime is driving around in his car. This Musky senior lettered in chorus and was active in Hi-Y. Jake's plans for the future include go- ing to college and becoming a lawyer. His hobbies are girls and collecting records. Jake can often be found working at Coder Hardware Store. This 5’ 11” senior enjoyed his junior year most. HARRY MARTIN “Homer” . . . Homer has been seen on the Musky football field many times. He lettered his junior year. This Musky lad is work- ing hard to complete his ambi- tion—finish high school in four years. Homer stands 5 feet, 10 inches, and has hazel eyes and brown hair. He likes the color blue and the _ expression, “Beans. Harry's pet peeve is lipstick. He enjoyed his senior year most because he is so happy to graduate. BETTY CHEWNING LIN- COLN .. . Betty's favorite pastime is writing letters to Marv. Betty is just happy be- ing a farmer's wife. This sen- iors hobby is music. Her pet peeve is people who sit behind her in an assembly and rattle paper, eat candy, or talk. She stands 5’ 3”, has brown hair and brown eyes. Betty thinks that we have a lot of room for improvement in our _ school spirit. LYNDON- LORDS Buckie Buck's favorite pastime is rid- ing around. This five-foot, seven-inch senior's plans for the future include joining the Navy. Buck thinks that the school spirit is just about half of what it should be. His am- bition is to own a convertible, Buck's favorite expression is, “What is?” and his favorite color is red. This Musky lad worked at Heinz’'s this summer. ELIZABETH McCORMICK Lig, ey sree Tl his SMusky eqais favorite pastime is writing to a certain guy in Grandview. Liz has been in Amicae for one year and in Hi-Tri for two years. In her spare time, Liz works at Grant's. She can of- ten be heard saying, “What is?’ Liz plans to attend a Paris Beauty Academy in the future. Will you do our hair free, Liz? Liz likes the color blue. JANE McILLRATH “Mac’”’ . . . Mac's favorite pastime is eating. She would like to go to college and then later get married. Mac's pet peeve is people who state something and then won't finish. This 5’ 9” brown-eyed girl has been active her four years at M.H.S. being in Dramatics, National Honor Society and Senior Class Vice- President. Jane was chosen as an exchange student to Ger- many her junior year. RONALD MARSHALL “Butch 2. °23.. Butchs® favorite pastime is like most other boys, “Watching girls’—mostly one cute little junior. Butch’s great- est honor was cleaning the pen- cil sharpeners in the Library. His ambition is to become an owner of a business so he can loaf. Butch’s favorite color is light blue. He enjoyed the last half of his junior year the most because he wasn't here. JOAN MARTY “Joanie”... Joanie’s favorite pastime is sleeping. This 5’ 8” senior has lettered three years in chorus. Her plans for the future include being a good secretary and housewife. Joanie’s hobbies are buying clothes and writing let- ters to a certain guy in the Army. Her job outside of school is working as a long distance operator. Joanie en- joyed her freshman year the most because it was new. —_— ANN MERCER “Merce”... Merce's favorite pastimes are skating, swimming, and riding around with Jo. She would like to go to J. C. or marry a millionaire. Merce is always yelling, “What ya say?” Ann's most exciting moment was when she started to high school. Merce’s pet peeve is people who ask too many questions. She enjoyed her senior year most because it was the last. KENNETH MILLER “Kenny”’ . . . Kenny’s favorite pastimes are fishing and hunting. Won- der what he is hunting? His plans for the future are to join some branch of the service. This 5’ 11” senior's most em- barrassing moment was when he was buying a pair of shoes and found he had left his money at home. Kenny’s pet peeve is teachers who give long assignments to do over the holiday vacations. BEE YSIMINDER: Bets’ 2... Bets’ favorite pastime is listen- ing to good records. After graduation Betty plans to work a few years and then get mar- ried and raise a family. You can often hear this gal saying, “Wasn't that a scream!” Bet- ty's hobbies are playing the piano and accordion. Betty stands 5’ 2”, has blue eyes and brown hair. This Musky gal thinks the school spirit has im- proved during her junior and senior years. RIO.) PaeMORRISSEY 7.2 5 Rose's favorite pastime is read- ing. Maybe that is why her spare time in school is spent in Library Club. Rose's plans for the future are to go to Junior College and become a teacher. This five-foot, four-inch senior has blue eyes and brown hair. Rose can often be heard saying, “What is?” This gal enjoyed her freshman year the most be- cause everything was so new and different. Her hobby is needlework. DON MULLEN “Moon” . Don's favorite pastime is swim- ming. Don would like to go to J. C. for two years, then spend two years at Iowa University. This brown-eyed senior boy's pet peeve is “Girls!” Don is often heard saying, ‘Greetings, princess!’ He thinks the school spirit could be improved. Don has lettered in chorus three years and has been in the Boys’ Quartet. SY DILSNELSONS Sib: ae, Sybil’s favorite pastimes in- clude reading books and writ- ing letters. Sib lettered her freshman year in chorus and vvas in Madrigal. Her plan for the future is to go to Coe College in Cedar Rapids. This five-foot, five-inch senior’s fa- vorite color is yellow. You can find this gal working at Nietzel’s. Sib is still waiting for her most exciting moment to come. ALLEYNE MEYER ‘Nean” . . . Nean’s favorite pastime is driving around in a Buick with a certain person. She would like to go to Mason City Jun- ior College. Nean’s ambition is to become a housewife. This five-foot, six-inch blonde en- joyed her junior year best be- cause there were so many things to do. Alleyne’s hobbies are eating and sleeping. She is often heard saying, “That's dandy, just dandy!” EVELYN] MILLETI, Evie " . Evie's favorite pastime is listening te records and riding around. This five-foot, four- inch, blue-eyed senior gal’s am- bition is to get married before B. M. does. Evie works at the telephone office as a long dis- tance operator. Her pet peeve is for teachers to give long as- signments. Evie's plan is to get married and live on a farm. JIMeMISEL |Schnozy .. Jim’s- favorite pastimes are playing tennis and dating. His ambition is to have a gocd personality so that he may have many friends. Jim plans to go to Iowa State in the future. His hobbies are women and eating ice cream! Jim is often heard saying, “Boys, you know it!’ His pet peeve is girls who wear lipstick. CHARLES MORSE “Charlie” . . Charlie's favorite pastime is playing the pinball machine at Lilly's and his ambition is to buy a new Cadillac. This six- foot senior is student manager of the Little Muskies. Charlie works at Sherwin Williams Paint Store, and after gradua- tion he would like to be trans- ferred to a California branch of the company. This senior is often heard saying, “You don't know, do you!” SAMINAGEIL As oalisata- vorite pastime is doing any- thing that can be done outside. He is one of the boys who had the honor of going to Boys’ State. Sam’s plans for the fu- ture are to attend Iowa State College at Ames and his ambi- tion is to become a forester. This five-foot, eleven-inch scn- iors favorite expression is, “Oh, you think so!’” Sam en- joyed his junior year the most because that was the first year he entered an activity. VIOLET PARKS ... Violet's favorite pastime is riding around in a green Plymouth or watching __ television. After graduation, she plans to go to Rity College in Long Beach, California. You can find Vio- let working at Woolworth’s, but some day she wants to be a private secretary. This 5’5” senior gal’s pet peeve is stu- dents who constantly boo at a game, and who do not cheer with the cheerleaders. NORMAN PERKINS ‘Beans’ . . . Beans is one of the taller boys in our class. This six- foot, eight-inch senior is one of the boys who helped bring home the 1954 State Champion trophy. Beans’ ambition is to get away with sleeping in class and still pass. His pet peeve is when he gets behind some slowpoke in the halls. This senior's most embarrassing mo- ment was when he got caught playing hooky. LARRY PRICE... Larry's plans for the future are to join the Navy and after that go to Ames. His favorite pastimes are hunting and fishing. Larry is often heard saying, “That's the way the ball rolls.” He enjoyed his junior year most. His pet peeve is people who are always talking about someone else. Larry stands six feet, two inches, has blue eyes and brown _ hair. SANDRA PULLIAM “Push” Push’s favorite pastimes are listening to records and playing solitaire. She was in chorus her freshman and sophomore years. Push’s plans for the fu- ture are to work in an Office. This 5’ 2” senior thinks the school spirit isn't very good and could be improved. Push enjoyed her junior year be- cause she got more out of her classes and she had more fun. BARBARA RANDOLL “Barb” Barb's favorite pastime is riding around in a Buick. Her plans are to go to St. Louis and work for a year, and then join the WAC’s. Barb is 5 feet tall, has brown hair and green eyes. She enjoyed her senior year best because she got to know more people. Her hobby is writing letters! to a certain serviceman. Barb's pet peeve is people who can't take a joke. WILLIAM DAVID RIPLEY “Dave” ... This Musky lad’s favorite pastime is flying his Dad's airplane. His activities, for four years, were chorus and F.F.A. Dave likes the color blue and the expression, “No kidding.”” This senior is really undecided about his future. He either wants to be a farmer, a pilot in the Air Force or Navy, or a commercial pilot. Dave thinks the school spirit at M. H.S. is pretty good. pretty good. MARY RIDENOUR Mary's favorite pastime is driving a motorcycle. She has been in the band all four years and received her letter and four chevrons. Mary has had the honor of having two poems published through a high school poetry contest. Her plans for the future are to move to Cali- fornia to live. This five-foot, two-inch senior gal’s ambition is to be a good housewife. DONNA PETTY HAYES “Pets” ... Pets’ favorite pas- time is writing letters to Art. This 5-ft., 3-in. senior gal’s ambition is to become a teacher and to have a successful mar- riage. Pets works at Grant's on Saturdays, but she plans to go to Junior College for two years. Donna's hobbies include play- ing pitch and being with San- dra and Ida. She thinks the school spirit is a lot better than last year. FRANCES PROCHASKA “Dede” . . . Dede’s favorite pastime is just having a kill of time! Dede has been in drama- tics and debate. Her ambition is to get through Iowa State and then get married! Wonder who! You often hear this 5- foot, 7-inch, brown-eyed senior saying, ‘Fairly the kills.’ Dede hopes the school spirit contin- ues to build because it makes school a lot more fun. LOIS JEAN RANBERGER “Penny” ... This Musky gal’s ambition is to become a secre- tary. She has been in Drill Team and Pep Club. Penny’s plans for the future are to marry a certain character who has blue eyes, brown hair, and is left-handed. She can often be heard saying, “Alrighty.” Penny's pet peeve is people who start to tell you something and don't finish. RITA REBELSKY ‘Reets” . . Reets’ favorite pastime is just riding around. She was in Auroran her junior and senior years and was copy editor her last year. Reets’ hobby is writ- ing letters to a certain sailor. This 5’ 2” senior plans to get married in the future. On Sat- urdays this Musky lass can be found working at Kresge’s. Reets’ pet peeve is people who say they'll do something and then don't. MARY ANN RICHARDS “Mud”... Mud’s favorite pas- time is finding out “what's new.” She lettered in chous all four years. Mud's plans for the future include going to college. This five-foot, eight-inch sen- iors hobbies are music and horseback riding. An expres- sion often heard when Mud is around is, “What a kill!” She thinks the school spirit is good but could still be improved. JOHN RIPPERGER “Clem” . . . Clem has been in M.H.S. since his junior year. You might see this senior riding around on a motorcycle after school. Clem works on a farm but he likes to collect arrow- heads in his spare time. Clem stands six feet, has blue eyes and brown hair. This senior’s pet peeve is people who boo the referees at a ball game when they disagree with the way they calls the plays. DONFROGERS Rodge™ =... Rodge is one of the boys in M.H.S. who loves to play foot- ball. Don plans to take up en- gineering or forestry at Ames. This 5 ’ 9” senior’s ambition is to play college football. When this senior isn't working at the Hawkeye eParl Button Co., you might find him riding horses. Rodge thinks his most exciting moment was when Muscatine beat Burlington for the first time on their field. POlSaRUsoE Lives Loissnas been in many activities. They include chorus, girls’ sextet, student teachers, and Hi-Tri. Lois was elected to the Na- tional Honor Society. Her col- lege plans are one year at J. C. and then to go to the Univer- sity of Iowa to study music. Lois plans to have a happy marriage while she is teaching high school music. She can often be heard saying, “Skip Tt VIRGINIA SCHAULAND “Kay” ... Kay’s favorite pas- time is reading plays. Her plans for the future are to go to the University of Iowa and major in dramatics. Her most exciting moment was when she was chosen exchange student to Greece for the summer. Kay is heard saying, “Icky crud.” This 5-foot, 5-inch, brown haired senior's pet peeve is people who cannot keep quiet during assemblies. Kay works LOTION Vil Ge DONALD SCHMELZER “Smelly”... Smelly’s favorite pastime is just trying to get out of work. Maybe that is why he sleeps in class! Don got two letters in football and track. This senior plans to go to college and some day own a business of his own. Don stands 6’ 1”, has blue eyes and brown hair. You can find him working at B. F. Goodrich. His pet peeve is people who tell him how to drive. SUZANNE SCHMIDT “Sue” : Here is a girl that we don't think anyone will forget. Her favorite pastime is eating and having fun. Sue is plan- ning to go to nurse's training and then get married, but at the present is a nurse’s aid at Bellevue Hospital. You will often hear this blue-eyed senior saying, “You better believe it.” Sue's pet peeve is people who gripe about the way she drives. GREGG SCHROEDER “Abe” . . . Abe is one of our star ath- letes. Crafty Schroeder's most exciting moment was_ being captain of the 1954 State Champs. This popular 6’ 2” senior’s plans for the future are to go to college and take engi- neering. You can find Gregg earning all his money at Bridge Market. Abe was our class president his first three years. BERNARD ROTH “Bernie” . .. Bernie's favorite pastime is riding around town and being with Sandy. After graduation, he plans to go to J. C. or join the Air Force. Bernie's ambi- tion is to be an electrical engi- neer. He is often heard saying, “Fairly.” Bernie is 5’ 9” tall, has brown hair and gray eyes. His pet peeve is people who take his pencils all the time. BEL YeSSCANNEEL, Bets” . . . Bets’ plan for the future is to get married. We wonder if it is a tall guy named Mike. Betty was a _ candidate for Homecoming Queen and Track Queen. In her spare time, Betty is making a scrapbook of M. H.S. and working at Wool- worth’s on Saturdays. Bets can often be heard saying, “I don't dig it. Her favorite pastime is going to dances with Mike. DAVID SCHMARJE “Dave” Dave has been active in chorus, lettering all four years. After completion of high school, he plans to attend the Univer- sity of Iowa and study to be- come an engineer. This 5’ 9” senior can be found working at the Ronda Button Company on Saturdays. Dave's hobby _ is making model airplanes. His most exciting year was his sen- ior year. JOYCE SCHMIDT “Smitty” Smitty’s favorite pastime is writing long letters to a sai- lor. “Wonder who?” Joyce was in band her freshman and sophomore years. This senior stands 4’ 11”, has blue eyes and brown hair. You can find this gal working at Kresge’s in her spare time, and her pet peeve is people who think that they are better than anyone else. Smitty's plans for the future are to get married and raise a family. DONNA SCHNEIDER Donna's favorite pastime is watching TV or going to mov- ies with Bob. Her plans for the future are to get a job and later get married. Donna is 5’ 4”, has blue eyes and brown hair. Her pet peeve i s people who gossip about’ what other people do. She is often heard saying, ‘You don't say?” Don- nas ambition is to marry a farmer and travel through the United States. PATRICGIAS SCHROEDER “Pat”... Pat's favorite pas- time is writing letters to a cer- tain sailor. “Wonder who?” Her plans for the future in- clude working in an office and getting married. This 5’ 6” sen- ior enjoys going to dances and ice skating. Pat can often be heard saesaving, ae ome. On, George.” She enjoyed her sen- ior year the most. Pat believes that the school spirit was not as good as it could be. RICHARD SCHROEDER “Curley” .. . Curley’s favor- ite pastime is hunting. His plans for the future are after graduation to join the Air Force. His ambition is to fly a saberjet. You often hear him saying, “You tell 'em.”’ Curley stands six feet, has brown hair and brown eyes and works at Benner’'s in his spare time. Cur- ley was active in football at both Muscatine and West Lib- erty. LA VERNE SHELLADAY ... La Verne's honors while at M.H.S. include lettering in band all four years. He plans to go to Junior College and then join the Navy. His favor- ite pastime is hunting. This 6’ 5” senior’s ambition is to be- come a mechanical engineer. La Verne can be found work- ing at Holliday Cleaners in his free time. He enjoyed his sen- ior year the most. DONALD SHOULTZ “Don” : Don's favorite pastime is sleeping and napping. This senior has been in track, foot- ball and F.F.A. Don has great plans for the future, just being a bum and then to marry a millionaire. This senior stands five feet, eleven inches, has brown eyes and blonde hair. This senior enjoyed his junior year most because he made more friends. Don is another one of the boys who likes to hunt. ROBERTA SOMMERDORF “Bert” ... Bert can either be found talking with the girls or working at Woolworth’s. Her plan for the future is to be- come an Occupational Thera- pist. Bert can often be heard saying, “Big deal.’’ Bert's pet peeve is teachers who require notebooks. This five-foot, six- inch blue-eyed senior enjoyed her junior year the most be- cause there wasn't so much to do. EDWARDSSPIESS © Ediveer Ed has been active in F.F.A. and chorus while attending M.H.S. His favorite pastime is riding around during the noon hour. After graduation he plans to work on his Dad's farm. This five-foot, seven-inch sen- iors varied hobbies include model railroads and watching television. Ed can often be heard saying, ‘That's the breaks.” SID: STARKG 2s.) pid thasea different pastime just watching girls walk! Sid has _ played football and baseball all four years and was secretary of our freshman class. Sid plans to qo to college and to some day be a sports writer. This senior’s hobby is watching the stars at night. Wonder who star-gazes with him. You will find Sid washing cars or filling gas tanks at his dad's station. NANCY SELLERS ... Nan- cy’s plan for the future is to get married. In her spare time on Saturdays, Nancy works at Woolworth’'s. This Musky sen- iors ambition is to become a good housewife. She can often be heard saying, “You don't say,” and likes the color red. Nancy liked her junior year the best because of the friendly seniors. Nancy stands 5’ 4” tall, has brown hair and brown eyes. SUB? SHEPARDIS) ) cues favorite pastime is attending football and basketball games and going to Fun-Nite. Her plans for the future are to at- tend Iowa State Teachers Col- lege. Sue has read the morning bulletin for us, both her junior and senior years. She also had the lead in the all-school play, “Green Valley’. In her spare time, Sue keeps a scrapbook of her junior and senior years at Muscatine. NANCY SMITH “Nance”... This Musky gal’s mind runs in one channel. Music! She has lettered in band all four of her years at M.H.S. Nan prac- tices the bassoon, piano, and saxophone and likes to listen to records. Nancy’s plans for the future include attending Coe College and majoring in instrumentals. Her ambition is to play in a large orchestra. ROBERT SPAULDING “Bob” . .. Bob has been hon- ored by being made treasurer and reporter of F.F.A. in which he has been active all four years. This Musky lad has many favorite pastimes, in- cluding girls and __ sleeping. Bob's ambition is to make a few million and settle down to a luxurious life of ease. After school hours, Bob can be found working on a neighbor's farm. JANE. STANLEY .. . If you hear someone saying, ‘If that doesn't beat ya!’’, Jane is most likely to be near. After gradu- ation, Jane plans to go to Iowa State College and study psy- chology. You can find this gal working at Barton's or playing a flute in the band. Jatie was our Valentine Queen her scph- omore year. This 5’ 6” brown haired senior enjoyed her soph - omore year the most. MARY STECKMAN “Mag- gie’ . . . This gal is like most girls—she wants to get mar- ried and be a good housewife. One of Maggie's hobbies, be- sides her fella, is keeping a scrapbook of important hap- penings during her four years of . high ischooh@ This “597% hazel-eyed senior's favorite ex- pression is, “Oh no!” Mary's pet peeve is people who won't do a favor for you when you have gone out of your way for them. PAULINE -STENDER | 2% Pauline has been active in Li- brary Club and received a pin in her junior year. Pauline’s plans for the future are to at- tend the Omaha Bible Institute. After school and on Saturdays, Pauline can be found working as a cashier at Benner’s Super Market. Pauline likes the color blue and the expression, “Don't worry about it.” Pauline thinks the school spirit has improved. MERLE STRAUSE “Mouse” . . . Mouse's activities at M. H.S. include playing in the intramural basketball games. His plans for the future are to go to college to study medicine. He can be found working at the Rink Grocery when he is not in school. Mouse's favorite pastime is trying to keep his eyes off the girls. This 5’ 7” seniors main hobby is trying to keep his “Modern A” (Mod- el A) in running condition. MARLENE STURMS . . . Marlene’s favorite pastime is being with a certain guy from Junior College. Her ambition is to become a farmer's wife. In Marlene’s spare time, she’s a long distance telephone oper- ator. Marlene has been in Ami- cae, Library Club, Pep Club, and Girls’ Intramural basket- ball. She can often be heard saying, ‘Fairly the kills.’ This five-foot, four-inch senior likes the color blue. NANCY SWEITZER “Nan” . . . Nan’s favorite pastimes are dancing and cooking. This gal has been in chorus for four years. Nan is going to college and then get married and raise a large family. You can find this Musky gal earning her money at McColm’s. She says she enjoyed her senior year most because she liked the studies and had more fun. Nan is often heard saying, “My land,” and he r favorite color is light blue. JOAN TESTRAKE ‘Jo’ .. This senior gal has many pas- times, but we want to bet her favorite is dating a certain guy in the Navy. Jo is plan- ning to go to California some day in the future and then get married. Her hobby is keeping a scrapbook of her senior year. In Jo’s spare time, she works at Woolworth’s. She can often be heard saying, “You don't know, do you?” Jo thinks it won't hurt you to yell at the games. CAROLYN TOMFELD “Car- rie’ . . . Carrie’s favorite pas- time is singing and playing the piano. Her plans for the fu- ture are a year at Junior Col- lege, then elsewhere majoring in Music Education. Carolyn is often heard saying, “Fairly the kills.’ She is five feet, seven inches tall, has blonde hair and blue eyes. Carrie has enjoyed music, being in chorus, madrigal, and sextet. Her pet peeve is teen-agers who do not support the school. NIST Ny URC INEGR ge Al acs oes Al has been active all four years in F.F.A., being reporter and secretary of that organiza- tion. This 5’ 5” brown-eyed senior's ambition is to own his own farm. After he graduates from M.H.S. he plans to go to work on his father’s farm, Al's pet peeve is someone who thinks he is better than some- one else because he gets all A’s. EpROYesa UBBE he LeRoy 's favorite pastime is hunting. He can be found working at Heinz’s during his spare time. His main activity is being in the Naval Reserves. LeRoy's most exciting moment was when he got his father’s car on New Wieatism Semmens) ...9 uasenionr thinks that the school shows school spirit only when there is an exciting game to go to. LeRoy enjoyed his junior year the most because he got a car. SAIN D RiAg OW GE “Sweeney” ... Sweeney's fa- vorite pastimes are attending the ball games and dancing. Her ambition is to write an un- confusing economics book. Sandy says that her most em- barrassing moment was when a certain freshman pulled a chair out from under her in Mr. Wood's class. This senior enjoyed her senior year because of Gus Shook! Sandy likes to collect records and swim. BOB TANNER: “BT.” ; This senior has spent only one year at M.H.S. He has par- ticipated in football, baseball, swimming, and band. B.T.'s plans for the future are to go to the University of Minnesota, and become a high school foot- ball coach. Bob is often heard saying, “Son of a gun. He stands six feet tall, and has brown eyes and brown hair. Bob’s pet peeve is people who gripe about hard work. JOYCE ANN TOBIAS . This gal’s favorite pastimes are driving a car and watching television. After graduation, Joyce plans to go to Junior College and maybe become a physical therapist and make a lot of money. She stands 5’ 9”, has blue eyes and light brown hair. In her spare time, Joyce keeps a scrapbook of her senior ye ar. She earns her spending money working at King’s Store. Joyce is often heard saying, “So what?” MABEL TOMPKINS . Mabel’s favorite pastimes are watching T.V. and_ reading books. She was vice-president of the Library Club her junior and senior years. After com- pletion of high school, she plans to get married and settle down. This five-foot, three-inch sen- ior's hobby is keeping a movie- star scrapbook. Mabel’s most embarrassing moment was when she and a friend broke a win- dow in the school lobby. Seems capt ee oes ay ee ar TEEEPTNE CNET TT Vom saaaaesanna Aannand MOE PAULINE TOMPKINS “Pat” . .. Pat's favorite pastimes are running down to Carol's and reading letters. Wonder who they are from. After gradua- tion she says she will probably “just get married.” Pat stands 5’ 2”, has blue eyes and brown hair. If you eat at the El Patio at noons, Pat might be the one who waits on you. This sen- ior is often heard saying, “Mon- ster!” CAROL TRACY .. . Carol's favorite pastimes are going to shows and to ball games. Her plan for the future is to get married. Carol believes that the school spirit is very good, but it could be improved. This 5-foot, 4-inch senior’s hobbies are sewing and writing letters. Her ambition is to become a successful beauty operator, but she works at the Geneva Coun- try Club in her spare time. DENISE VICKERS “Vicki” . . . Wicki’s favorite pastime is writing letters. She was active in debate and declam work at M.H.S. when she was a sopho- more. Vicki plans to go to California to live for a year or sc after graduation. This five- foot, two-inch senior can be found working at Joe's Bar-B- Que. When Vicki is around, you can often hear, ‘Kinda makes you wonder.” MARIE WENDLANDT “Punch” . . . Punch’s favorite pastime is keeping company with P. A, Marie likes to see how many times she can play hookey without getting caught. Punch has a great ambition: To loaf all her life in a man- sion on a hill. This senior gal stands five feet, two inches, has blue eyes and brown hair. Ma- rie thinks that our school spirit could be improved much more. RON ACT Dat 1M ER “Spike” . . . Spike has been in Dramatics all four years. He likes to spend his fifth period study hall in the library sleep- ing. After graduation, Ronnie plans to attend Grinnell Col- lege. After school, Spike works at Henderson's Drug _ Store. This senior stands 5 feet, 8 inches, has blue eyes and brown hair. He says he enjoyed his junior year most because he had Gus for Sociology. CARLENE W LES ON _ Freckles Oo . LPreckles™has been active in G.A.A., Curia Regia, Pep Club, Auroran, and the school paper. After school hours and on weekends, Car- lene can be found working at Nietzel’s Drug Store. Freckles likes the color blue and the ex- pression, ‘Jeepers!’ Her plan for the future is to get a good job as a secretary, where the boss is single and good looking. a SANDRA’ “TOUSSA ENT “Sandy” . . . Sandy's favorite pastime is being with a certain football player. Wonder who? She was in Dramatics and earned a letter her third year. Sandy plans to go to J. C. and then on to Iowa University to train to be a_ kindergarten teacher. You can often see this blue-eyed gal working at Grant’s on Saturdays. Her hobby is keeping a scrapbook. DENNIS VETTER “Denny” . . . Denny's plans for the fu- ture are to attend J. C. and then become a millionaire. In his spare time, Denny is either hunting, swimming, or working at Brower's Texaco Service. This Musky lad has been ac- tive in Printing Club all four years of high school. Denny's favorite pastime is going to the show and just riding around. BONNIE WELSH “Wonnie Belsh” . . . Wonnie's favorite pastime is riding around in the “Blue Goose”. Her plans for the future are indefinite, but she might go to Bible School. This 5’ 8”, brown-eyed senior can be seen on Saturdays work- ing at the J. B. St. Clair Bot- tling Works. Wonnie’s pet peeve is for someone to start to say something and then not finish it. RICHARD WHITE “Fingers” Dick's favorite pastimes are eating, sleeping, and having dates. His ambition is to be- come a traveling salesman, but at present he can be found working at the Bowman Bros. Shoe Store in his spare time. Dick ‘stands +67) 27)iand @las brown hair and brown eyes. He plans to attend J. C. His pet peeve is teachers who make you go to classes early. He is often heard saying, “Is it eat- able?” ANN WIGIM “Annie”... Annie's activities at M.H.S. have been varied and many. She has been in chorus for four years, Madrigal two years, in the state chorus, and was sec- retary of chorus this year. Af- come a secretary. This 5’7” senior’s hobbies include collect- ing figurines and keeping a scrapbook. SHEILA ANN WILSON “Pee Wee’... Pee Wee likes to read and dance. Her plans for the future are to go to J. C.,, then to Ames to become a teacher. Pee Wee is 5’ 5” tall, has hazel eyes and brown hair. She likes the color navy blue. Pee Wee has been active in Hi- Tri and her pet peeve is when people start to tell you some- thing and never finish it. Sheila enjoyed her sophomore year most, | JOAN WINTERMUTE ‘Jo” . . . Jo has been very active at M.H.S. She has been in Pep Club three years, in G.A.A. for two years, in Prep Bowling two years, and editor of the Auroran Newspaper her senior year. Jo's favorite pastime is writing letters to a certain per- son in Colorado. Her plan for the future is to get married. You can find this 5’. 6” gal working at Woolworth’s on Saturdays. JOZANN WORST Jo " . oF Jo has been a very active stu- dent while at M.H.S. She has been in chorus all four years, took I rating at state vocal con- test and was on the honor so- siety. After she graduates, she plans to take a commercial course at S.U.I. Her ambition is to be a good lawyer's secre- tary. Wonder who this lawyer will be. Jo enjoyed her fresh- man year the most. ROYSYEATER: © Dick) : Dick's hobbies are just plain loafing or else playing basket- ball. He has been active in F.F.A. all four years of high school. Dick plans to join the Navy this summer. This Musky lad has two favorite colors, blue and gold. Dick’s ambition is to own a farm of his own some day. He stands five feet, eight inches tall, has blue eyes and brown hair. Senior Class Motto: Honor Carries Responsibility Senior Class Colors: Coral and White ie Class Flower: Gardenia JEANNETTE WOODWARD “Blondie” Blondie wants to be a stenographer and then get married. Her most exciting moment was the first time she drove her brother's Cadillac. Blondie likes to say, “I made a boo boo,” and the color blue is her favorite. In her spare time she likes to play the piano. Blondie is five feet, two inches tall, and has blue eyes and blonde hair. Blondie’s pet peeve is singers who try to imitate Johnny Ray. CAROLE OLEE aw sreatrz ole’s activities include Latin Club her sophomore year and Girls’ Glee Club her junior year. After she graduates from M.H.S. she plans to attend Junior College. Her job out- side of school is working as secretary at Junior College. Carole can often be heard say- ing ee Laugh, sl. thought, Id never!’ This 5’ 2” blue-eyed seniors most exciting moment was when she passed her driv- ers test. HARLAN ZIEGENHORN “Nick” Here is another one of our boys you will see on the football field. Nick also is in track and F.F.A. He won letters in track and _ football, and was vice-president of F.F. A. He often has been heard saying, “That's the way it goes.’ This popular Musky lad stands five feet, nine inches, has blue eyes and brown hair. Nick plans to go to Iowa Uni- versity next fall and then be- come a farmer. BERNITA ZIMMERMAN “Zip... Zip has been active in Glee Club, Hi-Tri, Pep Club, and Camera Club since her freshman year. Her plans for the future are to go to Jun- ior College and then get mar- ried. In Zip’s spare time, she writes letters and works at Woolworth’s on Saturdays. This five-foot, five-inch senior has brown hair and brown eyes and likes to say, “No.” Zip's pet peeve is people who talk too much. eee oint Soyer Seniors who have maintained a B average or above throughout their high school careers are pictured on these two pages. Row 1: Denise Vickers, Mary Kay Harder, Eleanor Hoffmeyer, Janet Froehner. Row 2: Grace Ann Froehner, Ursula Grundman, Sandra Cox. Row 3: Ann Wigim, Roberta Sommerdorf, Mary | Ann Bancks. Row 4: Susan Bunker, Elaine Davis, Janet Hendrickson. Row 5: Andy Foster, Ronald Whitmer, Roy Yeater. Row 6: Ron Havermann, Doug Coder, Don Rogers. Row 7: Ken Brei, Larry Price, Dick Glatstein. rere tee a 116 hres oint Sess Row 1: Marilyn Holtz, Joan Bright. Row 2: Donna Petty Hayes, Janet Hahn. Row 3: Virginia Schau- land, Gladys Kemper, Joan Wintermute. Row 4: Alyce Koever, Carolyn Tomfield, Lois Russell. Row 5: Sandra Swengle, Jane Standley, Diane Fairbanks. Row 6: Sue Shepard, Frances Prochaska, Jane Mc- rath, Row 7: Harry Glatstein, Gregg Schroeder, Don Klebe. With the passing of June 11th, the halls of M.H.S. are once more empty and silent. To the senior this is the beginning and the end—the end of four years that will live forever in their hearts and minds, the beginning of a new adventure on which they will embark for the first time as adults. And so, we conclude another school year with the hopes that some of your most priceless moments are captured for you in this, the 1954 Auroran. AURORAN ADVERTISERS August Altenbernd Astalter's Book Store Bamford Studio Barnard's Barton's Batterson's Bazley Cash Market Beach Lumber Co. Blake Radio Service Block Coal Co. E. E. Bloom Ins. J. A. Bloom Ron Brei Service Station Brower Service Brownbilt Shoe Store Central State Bank Chaudion Electric Chocolate Shop Coca-Cola Coder Hardware Cohen Gamble Cohn's Cole's Drive In Connell Motors Cook's Music Shop Day Bros. Dental Society Des Moines Register Dixie Cream Dow Motors Dr. Sonner Elder Vaupel Eichenaurer's Cigar Store Esquire Cleaners Evans Food Store Fairall Paint Store Fairbanks Fashion Shop Fred's Sport Shop Glass Smart Shop Glatstein Furniture Graham Drug Store Grain Processing Corp. Grant's Grimm Drug Store Hahn Bros. C, C, talalees Hawkeye Lumber Co. H. J. Heinz Henderson's Garage Henderson's Drug Store Hershey Avenue Market Hetzler's Dairy Hill Lumber Co. Holliday Cleaners Hotel Muscatine Huttig Mfg. Ina Mae's Inez's Beauty Nook lowa Electric loway Record Printing Co. Johnny's Grill Joe's Bar-B-@ Kautz's Kempf's Jewelry Kolpack Kord's Drug Store George Kranz Co. UeEaKnanz: Florist Kresge's KWPC Lagomarcino-Grupe Co. Lamp-Rehwalt Laurel Beauty Shop H. C. Lawrence Leslie's Leuck Ins. Co. Leu Garage Leu Son Leu Typewriter Liebbe-Jones Ins. Lilly's Cigar Store Luellen's Cleaners Lupton Toyne McColm's McKee Button Co. McKee Feed Grain Maeglin's Ins. Maid-Rite Magnus Model Laundry Manhattan Grill Mar-Clare Shop Medical Society Meerdink's Mid-West Transit Lines Mills Auto Parts Minton's Municipal Electric Muscatine Bank Trust Muscatine Buick Co. Muscatine Cafe Muscatine Journal Muscatine Junior College Muscatine Pearl Works Nissen's American Petroleum Nobility Silverware Northern Gravel Oberhaus Bros. Ogilvie's | | Old Mill Paetz Grocery Park Lane Country Club Park Avenue Market J.C. Penny Co. Peters Products Peterson's Office Equipment Phelps Bros. Co. Phil's Service Pla-Mor Alleys Poole's Lines Red Paint Store Reynold’s Electric Richard's Roach Mussers Robert Roach Ins. Romann Liebbe Rosa's Style Shop Roth's Service Co. Sanitary Plumbing Heating Shepard's Farm Supply Schmidt's Auto Service Schreur's Skelly Service Station Starck Printing SeiGe coreeStein Stellrecht Shoe Repair Sternamen’s Fimo coaleeos Spurgeon's Clothing Store Stanley Engineering J.B. St. Clair Bottling Works Tastee Freez Tasty-Pastry Bake Shop Testrake Bros. Tilley-Fiese Titus Loan Investment Tradehome Shoe Store H. M. Vance Wareco System Weber Button Co. Wester Drug Western Auto Western Tire Auto Willis’ Cabinet-Flooring Wilson Shoe Store Wink Dry Cleaners George Wittich Home Ralph Wittich Home Whitsitt's Yellow Cab Company en View Game Nig Vie Comet 119 i) B Vocal If your hair isn’t For Those “Special” Parties : becoming to you, | DON’T FORGET You should be coming | DIXIE CREAM oo oe | DONUTS INEZ’'S BEAUTY NOOK | 818 CEDAR STREET 206 WALNUT ST. MUSCATINE, IOWA PHONE 3208 7 , € ses od j 7. Boy most likely to succeed—- YY Katee N,) 11. Senior with funniest nickname, QCA Lif? hh COMPLIMENTS COMPLIMENTS OF OF AUGUST ALTENBERND CONTRACTOR MUSCATINE’S NEWEST FASHION CENTER 1. Senior coupl A ug ¢ yorr2 RK 3 iete ne a ns Y- as iy Hotel Muscatine COMPLIMENTS OF Muscatine’s Only Fireproof Hotel COOK § MUSIC SHOP SRE Ee OOP COMPLETE MUSIC SERVICE B ANQUET F ACILITIES POPULAR AND CLASSICAL RECORDS Other Mueller Hotels Complete Line of Band Instruments ALLISON — CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA Listen To The Best In Records LA CROSSE — LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN emesis H. H. MUELLER, GENERAL MANAGER 221 EAST SECOND STREET PHONE 137 MUSCATINE, IOWA 17. In ten years Marie Wie will bY 14. Three Musketeers—7Z Vion! ge col, br Ve Sraieg Compliments COMPLIMENTS OF to the 1954. Graduates BAZLEY CASH MARKET ““Muscatine’s Only “Eg” PHONE 006 907 WEST SECON® oe TORE : Colton ay Exclusive Meat Market’’ eid my Cre Ee 212 East Second St. Phone 520 9. Carolyn Tomfeld leaves her singing ability to 5. Senior girl with the prettiest smile—“7Z WOT AAT SI AAU ACO O CPL Se. 121 COMPLIMENTS Fine Flowers For HETZLER DAIRY All Occasions HOME OWNED : AND Corsages a Specialty HOME OPERATED 1700 ISETT AVENUE e 6b Ypeblent. 73. Marilyn Furnas leave s her giggfe to “Say It With Flowers’’ Overhauling Repairing e SKELLEY SERVICE STATION 4th AND MULBERRY GEO. KR ANZ SON MAKE YOUR CAR VERNON MARGARET WALTERS PROBLEMS OURS een Car Washing Servicing PHONE 4 122 EAST 2nd holy 54. Fastest talker- 4) COL 42. Senior boy with the deepest voice + tte SCHMIDT'S AUTO SERVICE Car — Truck — Tractor Repairing Bear Wheel Alignment — Balancing Frame Straightening Wrecker Service Phone 298 325-329 WEST FRONT STREET MUSCATINE, IOWA ODM Nin) 55. Senior boy who runs around with a dictionary most— 122 — ee _ - RE : Pe Yo ES Bhy, = C. E. Richard Sons, Inc. =()° WBRy GQ MEAT PACKERS MUSCATINE, IOWA Makers of those famous “RICH BRAND " Meat Products @ Rich Brand No. 1 Wieners With the Red, White Blue band. @ Rich Brand Holland Bologna The finest ring bologna made in lowa. @ Rich Brand Old Fashioned Onion Loaf Heat and serve for a quick and easy meat loat. @® Rich Brand Chili Sticks Chili like Grandma used to make. @ Rich Brand Old Fashioned Hickory Smoked Hams Bacon. Smoked and cured like they were 50 years ago to keep that delicious flavor that Rich Brand Hams and Bacon have. BR When thinking of meat, think of Ay those Rich Brand meat products, ce identified by the (3° x RED, WHITE, and BLUE label. 123 CONES MALTS TASTEE FREEZ 133 W. 2nd St. 211 E. 3d St. 701 GRANDVIEW AVE. WESTINGHOUSE RCA VICTOR Across from Roach’s Appliances Television ee cee SUNDAES QUARTS 48 " Robert Hurlbut, Fred Bevins, and Bob Janney. PM Jane Mcllrath and Kay Schauland. TO THE GRADUATE Good Luck, Success and Prosperity HOME-MADE CANDY AND ICE CREAM J. E. KRANZ, FLORIST ANY OCCASION “Fifty Years of Floral Service” THE CHOCOLATE SHOP GIFT BOX Toloohenesl22 Divelowath ves HARRY F. SICKMAN An Advertiser for 39 Years MUSCATINE, IOWA . Mary Ann Bancks. , Glen Hagy. YOU'RE ALWAYS WELCOME AT BATTERSON'S MUSCATINE’S FINEST DEPARTMENT STORE HOME OF NATIONALLY ADVERTISED MERCHANDISE Seen In Life, Look, Vogue, Seventeen, Colliers, Post, Esquire And Many More If Its New, You'll Find It At BATTERSON’S First Men’s Boys’ Clothing Housewares Ladies’ Ready-to-Wear Beddings Linens eA Yard Goods Drapery Infants’ Children’s Wear Men’s Work Clothing ea Jewelry Cosmetics Toys for Christmas Ladies’ Lingerie Oceans of Notions 31. Bill Krise, Ed Speiss, Al Sterner, Don Buntenbach, Harold Freese, Lyndon Lord, and Bill Kepke. 124 VERCONGRATULATE. THE Selo CLs CONGRATULATIONS OF 1954 te Our Office is No Further Than Your Telephone CLASS OF 1954 LUPTON TOYNE, Printers RALPH J.WITTICH Commercial Printing 224 Iowa Ave. - Phone 766 - Muscatine, Ia. F U N E R A L H 0 M E 33. In ten years Donna Schneider will still be 20. Senior wl Wark yackbore aan, " WISHING YOU NISSEN A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE” AMERICAN PETROLEUM CO. Gasoline — Heating Oils Ee UCk Bottled Gas INSURANCE AGENCY 101 WALNUT STREET 27. Don Shoultz leaves his good eA eo) I Seven dwarfs of ‘54— pe BEST WISHES, SENIORS” @ OSA GES TTD COMPLIMENTS OF PETERSEN'S POOLE TRANSFER. INC. OFFICE EQUIPMENT _ © OFFICE SUPPLIES ° Hershey Bldg. Phone pec f 29. In ten years Marsha Fishe ae , 24. Girl most likely to succee — Cet LO ROYAL TYPEWRITERS Both Office and Portable Machines Reconditioned and Rental Machines Office Equipment and Supplies LEU TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE “Since 1903’ TINE, lOWA PARE AO POEe OND SLREET sore D oA PSEA INE, 13. Glenda Frankenberry leaves her notorious gum chewing t 125 ACKNOWLEDGMENT The yearbook editors, staff, and advisor wish to thank the following for their splendid cooperation during the production cycle of the 1954 AURORAN. This yearbook was made possible only through your combined efforts. HELEN BAMFORD STUDIO, 106 East 2nd Street, Muscatine JAHN OLLIER, ENGRAVERS ECONOMY ADVERTISING CO., PRINTERS When You Think of The Tops In Bakery Products Always Think of KAUTZ'S We Carry A Complete Line Of Party Goods. Phone 123 Or Visit Our New Bakery At 207 East 2nd St. M. KAUTZ BAKING COMPANY fa 4. Rita Rebelsky. STELLRECHT’S COMPLIMENTS OF LEATHER STORE 4 Ce : : | ‘We Repair and Dye Anything i ROTH SERVICE Made of Leather’’ COMPANY SHOE REPAIR | ELBOW PADS AND ZIPPERS i : 122 East Third St. ; Banser gene! x 68. Boy most likely to be president of the hoboes— 44. Most athletic se 7 Liedgftv k SANITARY PLUMBING SoS EN | HEATING CO. are ee | E. J. SYWASSINK, Prop. S. G. P. STEIN FURNITURE CO. 1 1323 EAST SECOND STREET } | PHONE 1106 309 Iowa Ave. Phone 7 Jone Ce, Vr if Leb les Za he I = Z) ey) | 49. Girls who get atéund mogt ra Sy : e bp | £7. In five years Mary Ridenour will eae ee CED eo oy Goo. WW. Wittich Funeral Home THOMAS F. BEVERIDGE, Owner Phone 1260 71. JoAnn Worst leaves her honor of being homecoming queen to 2722’ Cz Lites ei é eo ‘7 127 THE MUSCATINE COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY DR. BYERS Grimm Bldg. en lOn.s DR L. J. DONOHUE DR. H. G. JOHNSON DR. J. D. McPIKE Laurel Bldg. Laurel Bldg. 2601 Mulberry DR. W. G. LEASE Laurel Bldg. 111 Cedar St. Laurel Bldg. DR. F. W. ENGLUND Laurel Bldge. 108 W. 2nd St. In Service DR. J. A. WAGNER Laurel Bldg. DR. J. A. TREVARTHEN Hershey Bldg. DR. J. W. POTTER Hershey Bldg. DR. E. E. GOSS a | DR. J. B. HATHAWAY DR. J. M. WOODHOUSE fesse DR. J. L. PEARLMAN Pre eng D HERSHEY AVENUE MARKET OLD MILL ICE CREAM Groceries Meats 419 Mulberry W. SCHMIDT — E. TOBIAS MUSCATINE, IA. | : Phone 2431 1060 Hersh Ave. | Office - Davenport, la. ae ae cp spac 69. Laziest seniors— Ae panel} 5 34. Senior girl most likely to make the funny papers a zy, CL’ Y f YOO We Buy the Best — We Sell the Best Congratulations to AT TASTY PASTRIES Se eee ’ Not Just as Good — But Better o4 417 E. Second St. Phone 4543 COLE’S DRIVE IN ) Open Wednesday Afternoon | And Every Evening 1207 PARK AVE. Me Ate, 46. Don Schmelzer leaves his reckless@riving ; Lge ; DOW MOTORS 211 WEST FRONT ; ) 64. Diane Fairbanks leaves her poise to MUSCATINE, IOWA YOUR FORD DEALER Buy Now From Dow COMPLETE BODY REPAIRS — TRUCK SERVICE Q Ath | 66. a. Grumpy; b. Sleepy; c. Sneezy; d. Doc; e. Bashful; f. Happy— 129 CONGRATULATIONS, 1954 CLASS PARK AVENUE MARKET FRESH MEATS AND GROCERIES } 3 | | | CHARLES AND VIVIAN McDANIEL 0 | | BROWNBILT SHOE | | | PHONE 2170] O i bei 1503 Park Avenue Muscatine, Iowa STORE 225 EAST SECOND ST. 4. Nancy Hawk leaves her red hair to “ 15. Senior class artist— | I OBERHAUS MARKET | YELLOW AND CITY CAB | | 529 MULBERRY AVE. COMPANY ! | PHONE — Radio Dispatched — (| 401 “Grocers Since 1924” Phones — 80 — 931 | 211 Cedar Street 16. Ron Grossklaus leaves Leys abfila 2. Norman Perkins leaves his height to } | CONGRATULATIONS TO GOOD TCH wc Ehren i} THER G ASSO Reese ‘ | ——@O=—— | RON BREI ‘I Standard Service | | SIXTH AND MULBERRY Se 1 i 8. Elizabeth McCormick's favorite pastime ral Recreation You Can | i : Enjoy from 7 to 70 GOOD LUCK, SENIORS! OLLIE BENTLY‘S WESTERN AUTO PLAMOR ASSOCIATE STORE RECREATION { Bi! Raat Secondist Pho at DAIRY BAR BOWLING oy ; 12. Loren Braun leaves his curly hair to 6. In ten years Mary Kay Harder and Sandra Cox ? v Hy 130 : : hai | } | | ; hit j j | : ; 1 THE MUSCATINE COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY “HEALTH — a blessing beyond price.” — Anonymous — MEMBERS — MUSCATINE D. C. Alftine E. L. Emerson T. M. Miller R. W. Asthalter R. R. Goad C. P. Phillips E. H. Carlson P. M. Jessup V. W. Swayze Wm. Catalona J. L. Klein G. A. Sywassink W. W. Daut R. F. Klein K. E. Wilcox || L. H. Whitmer WILTON JUNCTION NICHOLS | L. C. Winter H. Palmer 97. Girl who has lots of fun in classes (especially Shook’s)— fe ones Wey eAD COMPLIMENTS OF... El d er V aupel CODER Farm Store HARDWARE STORE ° 124 EAST SECOND ST. MASSEY HARRIS 48. Best dressed senior boy— ) Au . NEW IDEA ALLIS CHALMERS COHN’S Farm Equipment For The Best In... ; Sundries — Magazines @ Toys — Greeting Cards Candies — Smoking Supplies : : 419 W. FRONT STREET Fountain Service — Lunches 209 EAST THIRD ST. PHONE 107 Phone 2197 30. Senior class clown— Ye ; ; 35. M. H. S. radio man— QV OVALS a 4 Z- 13] i CONGRATULATIONS HIGH GRADE | a AND BEST WISHES MILLWORK at i | | i) WARECO SYSTEM of IOWA { ) Eighth and Cypress St. | i! | ‘y full-fledged farmers. i | ! | POPULAR-PRICED rt READY-TO-WEAR — DRY GOODS | | ] LINGERIE — CANDY i i ] Large pas on a ROACH MUSSER 1 VLC Le: COMPANY Z Mary Lou Hahn, Florence Eis, and Shirley Mathias. 8 John Glidden and Gregg Schroeder. Hi INA MAE'S CAFE JOIN i SERVING | FINE FOOD eS He i 403 W. Front St. Muscatine, Ia. GEORGE M. THAYER SAFETY CAMPAIGN Hh ps as THE LIFE YOU SAVE i. | ff. happily married. ai i! MAY BE YOUR OWN! 1 FASHION SHOP | Ladies’ Children’s t | Wearing Apparel oO 1) ALSO {| MEN'S JACKETS and {| 101 West Second St. RL pumping gas. ‘ya. Joyce Tobias. i cenchiianee BOB FAIRBANKS | fi 132 1 _ | HENDERSON'S GARAGE CADILLAC Sales and OLDSMOBILE CHEVROLET Service PONTIAC | 115 WEST FRONT STREET ! OK'd USED CARS 8rd MULBERRY - 119 EAST FRONT OK'd USED TRUCKS ! 2nd AND ORANGE CoH Lich) G2glsivss, UL aA 63. Nada Fuller, Betty Minder, and Evelyn Millet leave their going steady problems to (2 7 ae ‘7 ) i | CONGRATULATIONS EVANS’ FOODS GRADUATES 108 West Second St. Phones 3266 - 3267 QUALITY GROCERIES, FRUITS VEGETABLES AND FRESH MEATS yA Free Delivery on Orders of $2.00 Special Prices All Week .- . v LESLIE'S 10. Lois Russell leaves her walk toC Aho ‘ K [ CONGRATULATIONS, Ready-to-Wear GRADUATES! The Store for Women and We Wish You Success and Happiness in Your Future the Junior Miss 108 W. Second St me we LILLY'S CIGAR STORE 23. Don Rogers leaves his personality to mo 18. Girl with largest selection of sweaters— 7 Lo Lekegyelo MUSCATINE PEARL WORKS TILLEY-FIESE MOTOR, Inc. DODGE PLYMOUTH MANUFACTURE Phone 4280 416 East Third St. MUSCATINE, IOWA PEARL BUTTON and NOVELTIES LUCKYDAY BRAND gf. Louie Ash. “This May Be It” WESTERN TIRE AUTO DEPENDABLE USED CARS 323 East 2nd Full Line of SEAT COVERS TIRES - TOOLS - ACCESSORIES MOTOROLA Only DODGE Builds TELEVISION AUTO RADIOS Job-Rated Trucks SERVICE UNLIMITED — FACTORY ENGINEERED PARTS 48 Stan Gardner . Dennis Lange. CONGRATULATIONS LEU AND SON BEST WISHES SENIORS Always the Best Where It's A Handy Place to Stop Grahams Drug Store D. A. BAUERBOCK Open Every Day and Every Evening CEDAR SECOND 312 SYCAMORE PHONE 202 W . Dick Maeglin. Wy. Gary Jackson. KOLPACK AUTO SUPPLY CO. NEW AND USED PARTS FOR ALL CARS ‘“‘Home of First Class Accessories Automotive Products” PHONE 1679 909-11 MULBERRY AVE. i. Kay Woodward. ELECTRIC SERVICE TELEVISION AND APPLIANCES The Store That Service Built 420 Mulberry Avenue Phone 94 92. Most unpredictable senior boy— we (Z£Ez27F CONGRATULATIONS. SENIORS! TITUS Loan Investment Co. ere 32. The genuine blondes— CONGRATULATIONS “HERE TO SERVE” Xie LAMP-REHWALDT CO. YOUR INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER DEALER PHONE 333 MUSCATINE, IOWA 21. In ten years Dede Prochaska and Mary Ann Richards will still be i 7 ie E Yy N Oo L D COMPLIMENTS OF RED PAINT STORE 214 Iowa Ave. Phone 473 s 4 ap Vite | 19. In 40 years Gene Benninger will be 4 4 4) nt A { g 7 r} £ | ( U — EXPERT BEAUTY SERVICE LAUREL BEAUTY SHOP ROBERTA JANNEY BERNICE MOORE, Proprietor Phone 1657 135 f f 0? ) Re ee ‘ Ap 43. Linda Carlson leaves her cute figure to ot po HAHN BROTHERS CO. MAR-CLARE SHOP Shi Recei INFANT’S AND CHILDREN’S ippers — hecelvels SPECIALTY SHOP Growers ole) ee i ne 2 Ladies’ Lingerie e p a) PHONE 142 207 WI ae i 102 EAST SECOND ST. ao 61. Dixie Erkson and Carole ane 51. Jane Stanley leaves her grades to F Cleaning and Laundry in the FOR Years Ahead COATS - SUITS - DRESSES PHONE 3575 Jun iors - % SIZES - REGULAR uniors - ¥2 MAGNUS MODEL oe. Laundry and Cleaners GLASS SMART SHOP 4 ART HOWE, President GERTRUDE — RUTH % 208-212 East Fourth Street a 41. In ten years Denny Vetter will still beQ ne 28. , Senior ese UO icicle FOR WASHED SAND - GRAVEL - READY-MIX CONCRETE CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS —ALSO— PORTLAND AND MASON CEMENT NORTHERN GRAVEL COMRBANY Phone aie ye CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL 1954 GRADUATES All through the year, whether you call on us to deposit money, or to borrow it; to ask our opinion about a problem, or merely to bid Mcuinemimceommecy 1 OUsARE ALWAYS WELCOME, MUSCATINE BANK AND TRUST COMPANY Member Federal Reserve System Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation This bank issues U. S. Savings Bonds as a public service. SE wondering how he graduated. BEST WISHES—SENIORS SEE US FOR FINE Jewelry -— Watches Silverware BARNARDS } JEWELERS - SILVERSMITHS - Stace 1% | } 213 East Siena Street } i CONNELL MOTORS Muscatine, lowa wo) Jim Hoopes. E. E. BLOOM INSURANCE AGENCY SALES AND SERVICE 408 East Second Street Phone 660 fe. Bill Schmaltz. General Insurance 101 Central State Bank Bldg. i Ad, Joyce Jones. CONGRATULATIONS TO SENIORS OF 1954 | PARK LANE GOLF COUNTRY CLUB Phone 2697 2223 MULBERRY AVE. | Cant tel’, 45, Girl with prettiest legs— | TeSTRAKE BROTHERS H 7A FUL-O-PEP FEEDS Feed and Grain Custom Grinding and Mixing 4) | MUSCATINE, IOWA 1. Pre-Professional Education Medicine Commerce Nursing Engineering Agriculture 2. General Education certificate. 5. G,. I. Bill. 138 Hershey Building 26. Best dressed aie A Phone 177 113-117 a Third St, a 4d ‘y Bose Senior Girl aenhtlonacemicls 70. In ten years LeRoy Stubbe will be cH MUSCATINE JUNIOR COLLEGE A Two-Year Accredited College 7, OEE EROS 3. A two-year teacher training course leading to a standard elementary 4. Adult classes in any subject for which there is sufficient demand. eZ Credits Accepted by Any Institution of Higher in 47. Mary Ann Foley and Marjorie Derrick leave their shorthand worries to y A C. C. HAKES CO. INVESTMENTS REAL ESTATE FARM AND CITY LOANS INSURANCE Muscatine, Iowa CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ‘54 OTTO R. MAEGLIN 207-209 American Bank Bldg. PHONE 2286 ) ee oe “Where Insurance Is A Business Not A Sideline” = Education Industrial Science Law Dentistry Home Economics nN Best Wishes and Congratulations to the Students of M. H. S. McKEE FEED AND GRAIN COMPANY HAWKEYE FEEDS 500 EAST SECOND ST. PHONE 740 | 60. Competitor in the ‘58 Indianapolis speedway classic will be Maago00 MUSCATINE BUICK CO. Sales and Service You Get The Best Quality And The Latest Styles | Used Cars When You Shop At | 217 EAST THIRD ST. 1 | PHONE 174 wy McCOLM S 36. The senior who is more in trouble than out— wv 5 oi PO) A Soye BEST WISHES WOMEN’S APPAREL | H. C. LAWRENCE DRAPERIES STATE AND FEDERAL INCOME AND AX SERVICE FLOOR COVERINGS 2nd and 3rd Floors Laurel Bldg. Bookkeeping Service 618 EAST NINTH ST. PHONE 2155 MUSCATINE, IA. 72. M ischi ior girl 50. Mrs. Jahnke’s best hel Yow Dobe ost mischievous senior gir Ye ord rs. Jahnke est helper oh baa Bg HOLLIDAY CLEANERS BEST WISHES, SENIORS! Phone 3883 We Pick Up and Deliver Daily .? BROWER SERVICE 24-Hour Service or Same-Day Service At No Extra CHARGE 123 East Third St. e 181 25. Betty Lincoln and Donna Hayes are still eS. 40. Senior with manliest seas AP ROBERT L. ROACH COMPLIMENTS OF FAIRALL PAINT STORE WwW Life Insurance 202 Muscatine Bank Building Muscatine, Iowa a % 53. Champion knitter1 ° } i " 110 West Second St. Phone 345 39. Alleyne Meyers leaves her ability to gab to ee FRESH REFRIGERATED : Whitman 5 (Gfcolees EICHENAUER’S PHONE 211 211 EAST SECOND ST. “Call ‘211’ To See Who Won” 67. JoAnn Worst, Nancy Hahn, and Janet Hahn leave their cheerleading to gq wie COMPLIMENTS OF IOWAY-RECORD PRINTING COMPANY RAYMOND L. BRYANT NATURAL GAS The Modern Cooking Fuel IT IS THE CLEANEST, FASTEST AND MOST MODERN DOMESTIC CHARLES L. WHITMORE 212 WALNUT ST. PHONE 190 FUEL KNOWN HENDERSON’S Rexall Drug Store (On The Corner) Drugs - Cosmetics - Sundries IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY PHONE 71 2. Betty Scannell. g@ . Suzanne Schmidt. OGILVIES II FOOD MART “Remember This, High School Students — The Future of Muscatine Depends on You” HAROLD OGILVIE 4A. a junior who has lots of courage. 4] SERVING WITH YOUTH THROUGHOUT THE WORLD 1844 - 1954 © Y. M. C. A. COMPLIMENTS OF JOHNY’S GRILL 24 HOUR SERVICE Phone 2607 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATING CLASS H. E. SMITH COAL CO. BOB TOBORG 712 E. 2nd St. CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS) OF = 54 STANLEY ENGINEERING COMPANY Hershey Building MUSCATINE, IOWA COMPLIMENTS OF PETER PRODUCTS COMPANY MILLS AUTO PARTS CO. DISTRIBUTORS OF Replacement Parts 2593 ... PHONES .. . 2588 210 West Second St. Muscatine, Iowa CONGRATULATIONS T OSG HIE CLASS OF 1954 STARCK PRINTING CO. “Good Printing Quick” 205 WEST SECOND PHONE 935 Ro-Li-Co Brand Meats Locker Service COMPLIMENTS OF ROMANN « LIEBBE CO. OUR BEST WISHES TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 1954 “l@)o r GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION MUSCATINE, IOWA K“Ol(@)jor MUSCATINE PROCESSING CORPORATION MUSCATINE, IOWA KOl(@)jo r MISSISSIPPI VALLEY GRAIN AND FEED COMPANY MUSCATINE, IOWA ESQUIRE DRY CLEANERS 1866 eal PMs 1954 ACROSS FROM BATTERSON’S Jf } } } —— wooowonn oF MERIT Extends Heartiest We Pick Up and Deliver eee Congratulations And Sincere Good Phone 3748 316 E. 2nd St. theta Cne eee - Janet Peterson. ® Pat Muhlenburg. CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF 1954 COMPLIMENTS OF GRIMM DRUG CO. HAWKEYE LUMBER “Drugs of Quality” COMPANY 130 Easi Second St. Phone 196 AA. JoAnn Wintemute. 4. Charlein Yocum. CONGRATULATIONS — GRADUATES Your Friends Now and In The Future Happiness and Prosperity Is Our Wish For You BEACH LUMBER SUPPLY COMPANY Phone 9 “Buy It From Beach” Phone 10 ONE PIECE OR A CARLOAD B. Jeanette Woodward, Sandra Toussaint, and Janet Froehner. 144 i HEINZ S VARIETIES HAVE SET THE QUALITY STANDARD FOR FINE AMERICAN TABLES FOR MORE THAN 80 YEARS CKOl@)or H. J. HEINZ COMPANY Makers of the 57 Varieties I leave their jobs at J. C. and High School. LUELLEN'S CLEANERS AND FURRIERS FRIGIDAIRE FUR STORAGE 209 WEST 2nd St. PHONE 6 | . Gladys Kemper (Happyboitom). 145 CONGRATULATIONS eOSe le tine CLASS OF 1954 PHIL'S CITIES SERVICE 400 East Second St. | CONGRATULATIONS | AND | GOOD WISHES | WILLIS CABINETS AND FLOORING 4 227 East 2nd Phone 64-J oe hs Crow. $¥. Ron Whitmer. BLAKE'S RADIO ROSA'S Sales and Service S T Y L E S H O p MOTOROLA — RADIOS SHOP FOR THE TELEVISION SMARTEST JUNIOR CLOTHES 210 Iowa Ave. Phone 212 205 East Second Street 3®. feeding chickens. . Pat Schroeder. J. C. PENNEY CoO., INC. DEPARTMENT STORE 101-105 EAST SECOND ST. Ready-to-Wear — Shoes — Men’s Wear Dry Goods — Infants’ Wear — Notions Home Furnishings “A STORE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY” be a. F. G. M.; b. Ken Miller; c. Sylvia Knott; d. Kenneth Hopkins; e. Elaine Davis; f. Don Klebe. 146 W. T. GRANT CoO. ALWAYS KNOWN FOR VALUES 123 W. 2nd St. SE Esther Swick, Kathy Barry, and Pat Tyler. Congratulations— Grads of ’54 DR. |. SONNER, OPTOMETRIST 210 Walnut Street MUSCATINE, IOWA He. Admiral in the U.S.N. COMPLIMENTS OF WESTER DRUG STORE 315 EAST SECOND ST. PHONE 400 eo the ship to come in. Muscatine, Iowa CONGRATULATIONS To The SENIORS ! GLATSTEIN STORES 2nd AND MULBERRY Furniture @ Floor Coverings ® Appliances i. Iva Buster. COMPLIMENTS OF THE NEW MUSCATINE CAFE WALTER LOUISE KLEIST Home-Cooking Our Specialty TRY OUR SUNDAY SPECIALS 305 East 2nd Street Phone 2154 y Harry Glatstein. 147 EAT IDEAL ICE CREAM | oct Beer Squirt FOR HEALTH J. B. ST. CLAIR l?’s Pure —It’s Delicious BOTTLING WORKS CARBONATED BEVERAGES ier ceca re ist 219 MULBERRY PHONE 1424 LAGOMARCINO-GRUPE CO. Double Cola Orange Squeeze A " . the lucky girl next year. 6 Jerry Sulzberger. HILL MINTON LUMBER COMPANY QUALITY BUILDING MATERIAL The Finest We’d Welcome An Opportunity In Gifts To Serve You PHONE 95 Phone 1510 219 Iowa Ave. ZZ. i iving in California. . will be editors of the New York Times. ANYWHERE — ANYTIME The Pause That Refreshes DRINK Ts OW, Wi IN | BOTTLES REG. U.S. PAT.OFF Bottled Under Authority of Coca-Cola Company by MUSCATINE COCA-COLA | BOTTLING COMPANY pf Al Holland, Ernie Morgan, Tom Hahn, and Danny Littell. 148 BLOOM'S Dependable Food Service e PHONE 721 - 722 of. Alice Baker. CONGRATULATIONS to the 1954 SENIORS ! MANHATTAN GRILL 221 Iowa Ye Bob Lucas. Phone 2609 CONGRATULATIONS t© ee leHer CLASS OF 1954 Best Wishes for Success and Prosperity BARTON'S SHOP 126 East Second St. “The Store For The Junior Miss’’ . carrying golf bags. Y. OF COURSE HERE FRIENDS a MAKE FRIENDS C OME ONE =» COME ALL LWAYS STRIVING A FOR HAPPIER = DEVELOPMENT aA SANTSN (0308 Ch GYM POOL FELLOWSHIP Where We Learn to Live—By Living N® Phyllis Von Zandt. 149 SCHREURS COMPLIMENTS OF CORNER 2nd CEDAR LATEST RECORD HITS WINK DRY CLEANERS EACH WEEK ADMIRAL - DUMONT ® PHILCO - RCA VICTOR TELEVISION RADIOS nee si ae eS WE - GIVE - S-H - GREEN - STAMPS SCHREURS . Dave Cozine. ‘ i Janet Fletcher. “Give Us A Ring” When you think of... LIEBBE-JONES INSURANCE COAL “RGEN CY” Think of... 316 Hershey Bldg. - Phone 4388 W. G. BLOCK CO. BILL LIEBBE OMER JONES Res. 1457W Res. 1034] Fuel Merchants For Over CAlliny peatatiincurance ” 65 Years Sr. telling bed-time stories. Me her ‘‘little jewel.” When You Can't Attend the Game KWPC AM-FM FOR MUSKY SPORTS EVENTS ip. President of the United States. 150 - se Congratulations CONGRATULATIONS Class of 1954 GRADUATES! Keep up with your favorite sports in the SUNDAY and DAILY DES MOINES REGISTER JOE'S BAR-B-Q 26. Joan Marty. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ‘54 SANDWICHES — MALTS S. S. KRESGE CO. ROOT BEER 109 EAST SECOND ST. j @. Nancy Swietzer. KE. Janet Shields. Muscatine High School une. 2054 MERCHANTS OF MUSCATINE: We, the Auroran staff, editors, and advisor, wish to thank you for your generous and continued support of our annual publication. This yearbook, which presents the memories of our 1953-54 school year, would not be possible except for your traditional prestige advertising. This important source of our income supplements our budget to the extent that our students can obtain their keepsakes at a minimum cost to them. It has been a pleasure to renew this association with you, in our 1954 Auroran. Sincerely, JOHN F. McAREAVY Auroran Advisor ®, can't tell—long skirts. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SHEPHARD FARM SUPPLY CO. CLASS OF 1954 JOHN DEERE EQUIPMENT | 4 115 WALNUT | MIDWEST TRANSIT LINES Phone 492 Vip | 59. John Hoopes and Dayid Hoopes in ten years will be 38. Girl with the prettiest eyes— Al) : al) SELECTED DISTRIBUTOR COLUMBIA DIAMOND RINGS LONGINES, WITTNAUER, ELGIN, HAMILTON BULOVA WATCHES (= PAETZ GROCERY COMPANY FOOD | H. M. VANCE DISTRIBUTORS JEWELER 0 ee ) 116 E. Second St. Phone 214 MUSC ° MUSCATINE, IOWA W 65. Ursula Grundman leaves her English troubles t 58. In ten years Ronald Marshall will be ) QUALITY — STYLE Sales - FRIGIDAIRE - Service Griffon Suits DAY BROTHERS RUSSELL ELOY D Champ Hats 216 East Second St. Phone 690 Rugby Sweaters MUSCATINE, IOWA Wilson Sportswear J Jim, Misel, Don Huff, Ron Havemann. Dresner Luggage i EERDIN Clothing Co. KEATSZ 110 Geena 1033 Hershey “The Young Man’s Shop” Home-Made Ice Cream | y Fred Koepping and Joan Bright. AY anyone who has nerve enough to take chemistry. YT ie See ey UP LL MAID-RITE COPYRIGHT 1934-MAID-RITE PRODUCTS, INC. K 152 LES Fe ctant CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF 1954 TRADEHOME SHOE STORE LOWEST PRICES For QUALITY Shoes 105 W. Second Phone 1067W POR Oe For the 45th Year We Are Saying: CONGRATULATIONS, SENIORS! on Attaining Your Majority. You Are in the Third Generation of Those Who Have Purchased Their School Supplies From Us. HAPPY LANDINGS! ASTHALTERS BOOK STORE € Harry Martin. LEU’S GARAGE DE SOTO — DODGE MINNEAPOLIS-MOLINE FARM MACHINERY 810 E. Second 46. Doug Coder. Phone 623 Nobility Silverware Quadruple Plate — Finest Quality For a Lifetime of Gracious Serving EDITH SCHMALZ 1146 Orchard Ay Janice Faulkner. Phone 1146 CENTRAL STATE BANK MUSCATINE, IOWA MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION our next exchange student. 153 WEBER SONS BUTTON COMPANY, INC. 62. George Long, Bernie Roth, Bob Tanner, and Harlan Ziegenhorn leave their football ability to a 154 1953-54 BASKETBALL SCORES MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE MUSCATINE 62 63 65 OU pe 62 62 Te 96 47 48 08 65 98 79 69 96 73 90 lIOW ALC Nee CLINTON ST. AMBROSE BURLINGTON OTTUMWA WASHINGTON KEOKUK . MT. PLEASANT . FAIRFIELD FT. MADISON BURLINGTON OTTUMWA . WASHINGTON CLINTON MT. PLEASANT . KEOKUK . FAIRFIELD FT. MADISON DAVENPORT 46 45 OF, 40 6] 60 Ag 47 Zi, 38 AS 96 4 68 70 oye 36 od 79 Quality Fishing Tackle Congratulations and Best Wishes Complete Line of Guns Ammo To The Seniors ! Specialists in Athletic Uniforms WILSON - McGREGOR - SPALDING VOIT | ih FRED'S SPORT SHOP WW Sid Stark. KEMPF’ S MUSCATINE— The Home of Saree Electricity JEWELERS Pure Water MUSCATINE MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC 309 EAST SECOND ST. PLANT oy Sandra Swengel. a. Janet Hendrickson. GOOD LUCK TO THE 1954 FOOTBALL SQUAD JAMES MAAS, Head Coach SCHEDULE pep. 10 Roosevelt High DeDEeL Burlington pept. 24 Ft. Madison Octeil Fairfield Oct. 8 Washington Oct. Keokuk Oct. Mt. Pleasant Ottumwa Moosehart, Ill. STERNEMAN‘S Clothing and Furnishings for Men and Boys SINCE 1889 “Step Up the Avenue and Save Dollars’’ R. Sandra Montgomery. COMPLIMENTS OF Congratulations Class WILSON SHOE STORE oe MUSCATINE, IOWA KORD’S REXALL - DRUG STORE 114 E. 2nd Phone 550 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PHELPS BROTHERS CEAS SHO Es 54 LAUNDRY AND McKEE BUTTON DRY CLEANING COMPANY PHONE 340 315 ORANGE ST. CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES ZS HELEN BAMFORD STUDIO 106 EAST 2nd STREET Phone 832 + we 66 3 . est RGR SEAT EE. pre he nie ee arn NE Nar eee Sa i i aces aah a FE 6 hen Cia Me RUE 2 cae RTE AN —— sapere == ee — Se ae Se ee SS SS == : Se 2 : SSS eo : a ——— = ee gee Ss = ze - = = i ee Oe = a ee ——— SSS Sac Se ee ee So agr e =. ——— i a 3 ae Spec eee : Sp sn eS See {Sec pe ae


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