Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)
- Class of 1938
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DIUSKEGIDN HEIGHTS. MICHIGAN
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TIIE SENI0ll CLASS
WE ARE THE YOUTH
We are the youth
And we pray for peace:
Tell us the truth,
Is there hope at least?
We are the youth
Intended to die
A death uncouth
'Neath a war-lit sky.
We are the youth
Of a world warring,
What is the use
Of our hopes soaring?
We are the youth
Willing and strong
To fight for truth,
But peace is our song.
We are the youth, 1
We stand at life's door:
Keep us aloof
From another war!
We are the youth
And We pray for peace:
Tell us the truth,
ls there hope at least?
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OH, T0 LIVE BEAUTIFULLY
As does a wayside flower:
Unperturbed at the strange brevity
Of time alloted me:
Undisturbecl by the overshadowing shine
Of climbing tree and vine:
Bowing and lifting again:
As a poppy filled with light:
My feet firm-rooted in the earth's good sod:
My face turned toward God:
A little while . . . then go
Without Cl cry or sound:
To blow upon the wind.
As we approach this important time of our lives, we become acutely con-
scious of a surge of loneliness which floods over us in spite of the rush, gaiety,
and joyousness of commencement. It is in loving memory of our friend and
companion, Elva Wagner, that we write this book.
Not long ago, or so it seems, we began life together as little children. Elva
was always quiet, always gentle: she was made of something delicately
charming, a lovable being. She was a sincere friend to us through the years.
While she was with us, she added a great deal to our happiness, indeed she
provided a large measure of happiness to the general scheme of pleasant
living. She developed into beautiful girlhood: and now has passed on.
We do feel her presence still: for, although sudden, her passing was like
the passing of a flower, the fragrance and beauty of which lingers in our
". . . and so thy thoughts, when thou art gone
Love itself shall slumber on."
We seniors wish to extend our deepest svmpathy to Elva's parents and to
her family in this, their sorrow. We know what a burden her loss must be for
them to bear. This brief word may serve to comfort those who knew her, for
it is undoubtedly cr truism that "the shortest life is long enough if it lead to a
Oh, to live beautifully for my brief hour
Bravely stemming the wind and the beating rain
Within me some strong inner force as bright
Yielding some fragrance down the paths I know
As a flower goes, its petals seeking the ground
But leaving behind some gold seed lightly thinned
Grace Noll Crowell
CONSCRIPTS OF THE DREAM
Give thanks, O heart, for the high souls
That point us to the deathless goals-
For all the courage of their cry
That echoes down from sky to sky:
Thanksgiving for the armed seers
And heroes called to mortal years-
Souls that have built our faith in man,
And lit the ages as they ran.
. . . - . .
Give thanks for heroes that have stirred
Earth with the wonder of a word.
But all thanksgiving for the breed
Who have bent destiny with deed-
Souls of the high heroic birth,
Souls sent to poise the shaken Earth,
And then called back to God again,
To make Heaven possible for men.
MISS M. M. KINNAIRD
On our journey through life we meet many people, most of whom we can
divide into thre
f d e groups-those we like on sight, those we never learn to
car , '
e or an those who impress us more and more as we learn to know them
better Of the latter group is one to wh l
- om we pay oving tribute, Miss Minnie
Quiet, reserved, self-effacing, she came to us thirteen years ago, a
stranger: but before long we were to know her as a loyal friend and adviser.
Her frankness and ke h ' ' ' '
W en umor, at first a 11tt1e surpnsing gradually grew on
us. e learned to depend on her, and to respect her judgment far above our
She taught from many text-books, but she practiced the lessons from the
Book of Books-kindness, gentleness, meekness, long-suffering, and that great-
est of all commandments: "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself."
Though we deeply mourn the passing of one who loved us, and whom we
loved, we are humbly grateful to the Good Giver for the divine privilege of
having her with us for so long: and we are sincerely glad to know that she is
now in a new Land without suffering, of which she had more than her share.
f thln her dying words, "I have established my citizenship " we hear the echo
o e Apostle Paul's parting words, "I have fought a good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the faith."
Top Row: H. F. Reid, Dr. C. A. Lund fPresidentl, A. T. Booth.
Bottom Row: H. S. Elliott, E. W. Moore, O. V. Cobb, C. N. Damm.
BOARD OF EDUCATION
As another year, and the "zero hour" ap-
proaches, the Seniors are thrilled with happiness
as they cross the threshold to receive their
diplomas from the hand of Dr. C. A. Lund, Presi-
dent of the Board of Education. Few ot them
are ready to admit truthfully that the glory ot
this hour is greatly due to this very Board oi
Education from whom they receive their reward.
Board oi Education? Very few of our students
even know there is such an organization. Why?
Because it is not talked about in the school
every day. Yet the Board is really at work
planning to overcome the problems of our school
so that we might have a school of and for our
It is this Board of Education that is studying,
just as we are, for the interest of all the students.
They are the men behind the scenes. As the
people prepare the stage for the actors, so does
the Board of Education set up the stage tor our
education. It is with their final touch that every-
thing is completed in due time for this ever
important purpose. And they even tell us when
we can have a vacation! tIsn't that just too sweet
of them?l They hire the Superintendent: they
give out various instructions which are to be
carried out. They are the final authority for all
activities ot the schools.
We, the Senior Class of 1938, wish to thank
the faculty and the Board of Education for every-
thing they have made possible for us and bid
goodby with the deepest sincerity.
"The Senior Class of l938."
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Responsibility rests in the hands of our Super-
intendent of Schools, Mr. William R. Booker. Mr.
Booker was born in Sullivan, Indiana. He attended
school in another city and upon graduating from
high school, attended the University of Indiana.
While attending the University, he taught school
and received his A.B. degree in 1916. Later, in
the year 1926, he received his master's degree.
Mr. Booker has been a teacher in Michigan
schools for 18 years. He was also a member
of the faculty at Kalamazoo College. Before his
present position, he was Superintendent of
Schools at Greenville, Michigan.
Mr. Booker's ideas and ideals on education
are all summed up in his statement, "The edu-
cation ol our boys and girls is a function of the
State and the Nation. Every child is entitled to
an education. 'Education is the eternal debt of
adults to youth.' "
Under Mr. Booker's supervision much work is
achieved, all ior one purpose: to educate. It is
Mr. Booker who is called upon when there are
knotty problems to solve, and he is very adept
at solving them.
The beneficial work this man has accomplished
is greatly appreciated by all who have ever
come in contact with him.
Mrs. Mikol Miss Johnson Miss Cramer
MAIN OFFICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION
As we peek in at the main office of the
Board of Education located in the Central Junior
High School building at the corner of Peck
Street and Sherman Boulevard. we find the ever
alert employes, Mrs. Mikol. Miss Bessie Cramer.
and Miss Gertrude Johnson.
Mrs. Mikol was born in Muskegon. Michigan.
She was graduated from Muskegon Heights High
school in 1930. She is now employed in the
office as Child Accounting Clerk. Her work
includes the annual school census, records, and
marks of all students who have ever attended
school. She also is an assistant in the book
store. Mrs. Mikol is very fond ol shopping: in
fact she spends a great deal of her time doing so.
She enjoys traveling to distant places. At pres-
ent she is taking camera shots of interesting
pictures for a collection for the library. In her
spare time she plays the newest game craze.
Miss Bessie Cramer was born in Muskegon.
Michigan, was graduated from Muskegon High
School in 1919, and is now employed as book-
keeper in the office. Her work is that of taking
care of the teachers' payroll, statistical reports,
and bills for payment with the necessary approv-
al. Miss Cramer enjoys hiking and a great deal
of her spare time is spent in sewing fancy work.
She is also fond of "Badminton"
Miss Gertrude Iohnson was born in Muskegon,
Michigan. She attended Muskegon Heights High
School and was graduated with the class of
1924. She is now employed as secretary to Mr.
W. R. Booker, Superintendent of Schools. Her
work includes all correspondence which has been
received or sent, orders for supplies, taking the
minutes of the Board of Education meetings, and
granting permits for school buildings. Miss John-
son also spends a great deal of her time playing
"Badminton," shopping. and traveling. Miss
Iohnson is also working on an amateur photogra-
phy collection for the library.
Mr. Bolt's career has been one ot continuous
school work, as student, teacher, and principal.
He attended Grand Haven schools for twelve
years, and upon graduation, entered the Uni-
versity of Michigan. During the summers he has
continued his work at Ann Arbor and at the
University of Wisconsin. At the close of the
summer session oi August, 1928, he was awarded
a Master's Degree in Economics by the University
of Michigan. His first teaching experience was
at Houghton in the Upper Peninsula, in mathe-
matics and science. After one year, he became
principal of the high school at Bismarck, North
Dakota. Mr. Bolt came to Muskegon Heights
High School in the tall oi 1921.
He enjoys high school and college athletic
contests and much prefers them to the profes-
sional games. He also likes to read biography,
travel, and books on economic problems.
We all respect Mr. Bolt as a principal and an
adviser. He helps us when we seek his advice
and it is his aim to give every student a fair
chance while at school.
His is the task ol assisting us each year to
begin life in this world, and to succeed in it.
It is Mr. Rudd's duty to check attendance
every day, teach commercial law, take charge of
study hall at certain hours, and to be on hall
duty in the afternoon. Whenever Mr. Bolt, prin-
cipal, is called out of town to a meeting, Mr.
Rudd has charge of the principaI's duties. ln
other words. Mr. Rudd is "a versatile young
To prove that, may we add that when he
came to Muskegon Heights High School to teach.
in 1921. he was given the chemistry and physics
assignment. He later was made assistant
principal, until the depression came along. At
that time many changes were made in school
organization. In addition to his regular duties.
Mr. Rudd has served as senior class adviser
since the had a difficult time remembering back
that farll about 1925 or 1926. He is a director
oi the Michigan Education Association.
Born in West Chicago, Illinois, in 1901 lat
last we know his age!J, he later attended West
Chicago High School and the University of
Illinois. He also attended the University of
Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Science
degree in the field of education, from the Uni-
versity of Illinois. His hobbies are billiards.
fishing. amateur radio. He does those things
Miss vmcmm Mlxsn
A BUSY SECRETARY
"HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL!" Yes, you are
right. It is the pleasant voice of Miss Virginia
Mixer, ready for action. Miss Mixer has been
employed in the office at High School for the
past two years. Her work includes typewriting,
selling school supplies, writing receipts, book-
keeping, handing out locker keys and answering
a thousand and one oi our silly questions of
where, when, and why.
Born in Muskegon Heights. Virginia attended
Muskegon Heights High School, and was gradu-
ated in 1933. She enjoys outdoor sports and
travel. She is very fond of shopping: in fact.
it the truth were known, she spends a great deal
of her time in the well-known fashion shops.
She does not like to be interviewed lof course,
we don't mind that because few people enjoy
it, eitherll. yet she is always willing to answer
questions. She is a friendly, cheerful helper.
shown above, one may surmise
are manifold. If it is not a
some paper or pencils, then it
which commands her attention.
of her work is included in the
In the picture
that her duties
is the telephone
Then, too, much
secretarial duties attendant upon Mr. Bolt's office.
It is her job to see that all school correspondence
from the office is properly written and mailed.
How does she do it? Ask her and find out.
Whether or not school "keeps." they keep house
MR. PHILLIP DOHERTY, who at the moment
the above picture was taken was industriously
polishing the top ol a desk, has been an em-
ploye of the Muskegon Heights Schools for the
past 30 years or more. In general, he is in
charge ol the lirst iloor maintenance work and
does a thorough job ot seeing that floors, walls,
and desks are kept spic and span every day of
the week. His ancestors came from Ireland in
Indian days, perhaps that accounts for the
twinkle in his eye. tShou1d we say, also, the
thinness of his hair?l "Phil" is a friend to all
who come his way and, il you really care for
funny stories, just start him going!
MRS. CAROLINE CHRISTIANSEN was born in
Spring Lake, Michigan, in 1885. She attended
Muskegon schools. Mrs. Christiansen has three
daughters and two sons, one ol whom CWalterl
was a star end on our football team. One son
and one daughter were graduated from our high
school. She has lived in this vicinity lor the
past 30 years, and has worked for the Board of
Education ol Muskegon Heights High School since
1928, as cook and "clean-up" lor the cafeteria
and girls' rest rooms. Always cheeriul, Mrs.
Christiansen says she is most lond ol movies and
lootball games: says she used to dance.
MR. ALBERT CRUSE, second lloor custodian,
is shown here in a characteristic pose. He is
diligently cleaning the lloor of the second lloor
corridor, the surface ol which, more likely than
not, was covered with dirt and littered with
papers during the day. He goes about his work
systematically: for him the right way is the
only way to do it. He has two daughters, both
graduates ol Muskegon Heights High School. He
has lived in this city since 1916. What does he
like to talk about? Everything that's worth while,
but always baseball, music. or art. His exper-
ience has been broad in the line ol manual arts.
WHO IS HE? Don't you know? Why, it's Bill,
our engineer. Most of you students never see
much of him because he works down in the
basement . . . 'way down below . . . with the
boilers and the coal shovels and the furnace.
When we do catch a glimpse ol him he cer-
tainly isn't dressed in his "Sunday-go-to-meetin' "
clothes, and his lace! Well, it could stand a
good washing! In the picture shown above,
Bill is demonstrating the way in which he keeps
us warm through all those cold winter days. In
the spring he is kindly requested to "1ay oft"
and "go cut the grass." He does both things
well. Bill Phillips built Phillips Field.
BUILDING A TEMPLE
A builder builded a temple,
He wroughtbit with grace and skill
Pillars and groins and arches l
All fashioned to work his will.
Men said as they saw its beauty.
"It shall never know decay.
Great is thy skill, O builder:
Thy fame shall endure for aye."
A teacher builded a temple
With loving and infinite care,
Planning each arch with patience,
Laying each stone with prayer.
None praised her unceasing efforts
None knew of her wonderous plan
For the temple the teacher builded
Was unseen by the eyes of man.
Gone is the builder's temple,
Crumbled into the dust:
Low lies each stately pillar,
Food for consuming rust.
But the temple the teacher builded
Will last while the ages roll,
For that beautiful unseen temple
Is a child's immortal soul.
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LINDA I-I. BAI-IR. B.A. English. A sweeter word was never spoken.
Bom Pentwater, Michigan. Graduate ot Pentwater High School and Western State Teachers'
College. Has done graduate work at Western State. Has taught in other schools. Interested
in girls' problems, Y.W.C.A. work, vocational guidance, and Americanization problems. Has
traveled "somewhat" Enjoys young people: "l love them." Council of P.T.A., Educational Direc-
tor of Beta Sigma Phi: member oi Quadrangle Club.
IRENE M. BRIEF, B.A. Commerce. Charming in a quiet way.
Bom Clare, Michigan. Graduate oi Clare High School and Central State Teachers' College.
Taught in other schools. Has traveled through western and southern United States.
A. M. COURTRIGHT, M.A., B.Sc. Mechanical Drawing and Music. A rare talent
Bom Paulding, Ohio. Graduate of Paulding High School, the University of Michigan, and
Columbia University. Has done graduate work in Kalamazoo and New York. Formerly electrical
engineer for General Electric Co. Interested in musical composition. Traveled in Canada, Eu-
rope, California and the west, New York, and the east including New England.
VERA CUMMINGS, M.A., B.A. Mathematics A sincere and courteous efficiency.
Bachelor ot Arts, Nebraska State Teachers' College, Kearney, Nebr. Master of Arts, North-
Westem University, Evanston, lll. Girl Reserve Adviser.
WILLIAM H. DINGLER, Life Certificate. Woodshop. A craftsman, with skillful hands.
Graduate of Hartland Consolidated School and Western State Teachers' College. Has had pre-
vious experience teaching in Dowagiac, Mich. Interests outside of the regular woodshop sched-
ule, include music and dramatics. Enrolled at W. S. T. C. Hi-Y Adviser.
EUGI-INEhW. GILLASPY, B.A. Speech and Social Studies. Of ll' st1'ong yet aniiable character
Graduate of Muskegon Heights High School and Western State Teachers' College, Kalamazoo,
Mich. Interested in debate, dramatics, public speaking, government, and history.
AGNES V. HAUN, B.A. Librarian. Always a smile ,' never rr. frown.
Bom Durand, Michigan. Graduate of Corunna High School tMich.l and Michigan State Normal
College. Graduate work at Western Reserve University, Cleveland. Formerly a member of the
staff of the Michigan State Library. Likes books particularly. Enjoys good movies, lectures, hik-
ing and other sports, music, and people-so why not a jolly time?
NELLIE M. IOHNSON, B.Sc. Art. To discover art is a true arf.
Born Chicago, Illinois. Graduated from Ypsilanti High School, Michigan State Normal College,
Olpsilantil, Westem State Teachers' College, Chicago School of Applied Art. Now enrolled upon
a course in Columbia University CN. YJ. Taught formerly in Madison, Ind., Hammond, Ind., and
Muskegon. At one time was employed by the International Harvester Co. in office work. Adviser,
Beaux Arts Club. Travel includes Europe, California. Canada, Mexico, and throughout the west.
OSCAR IOHNSON. B.A. Athletic Director and American Government. A true sportsinan.
Born Cadillac, Michigan. Graduate ol Cadillac High School and Western State Teachers' College.
Has done graduate work at Bemidji, Minnesota: Kalamazoo, Michigan: and Northwestern Uni-
versity. Taught in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Interested in coaching. Travel includes a trip to the
Olympic Games at Los Angeles in 1932. Enjoys " 'most anything."
CALVIN I-'. KOEI-IN, Printing. The1'e's fl merry twinkle in his eye.
Bom Appleton, Wisconsin. Graduate ot Muskegon High School and United Typothetae School
oi Printing. Enrolled now at Western State Teachers' College. Once employed by Dana Printing
Company, Davharsh Iournal, A. B. Morse Printing Company.
H. A. KRUIZENGA. M.A., B.A. Latin. Kindly intelligent, keenly humorous.
Born Spring Lake, Michigan. Graduate of Grand Haven High School, Hope College, and the Uni-
versity of Michigan. Has taught in Annville Institute, Kentucky. Coach of reserve basketball
team and tennis team. Adviser of Senior class and faculty adviser oi advertising section in Oaks.
FLORENCE M. KURTZ, B.Sc. Geometry and Algebra. Always happy and full of fun.
Born in Indiana. Graduate of Harlan High School tlndianal and the University oi Chicago.
Taught in Allen County, Indiana. Hobbies are reading and traveling. Travel includes all but one
of the United States, Canada from coast to coast, and six European countries.
MISS DORACE LACORE, B.A. English. Vigorous personality, athletic tastes.
Bachelor of Arts in English and Ioumalism. Graduate oi Muskegon Heights High School and
University oi Michigan. Attended St. Mary's College, Notre Dame. Travel restricted to United States.
KATHLEEN E. MACDONALD, B.A., M.A. French and Civics. "Ra'vissante!"
Bom Cleveland, Ohio. Graduate of Cleveland Heights High and Smith College: attended the
University of Paris. Has done work at Western Reserve University tClevelandJ and University ot
Grenoble CFrancel. Taught in private school and junior college. Has been a tutor. Likes all kinds
ot athletics: enjoys books, lectures, music, plays, and bridge. Is fond oi travel.
DAVID R. MC KENZIE, B.A. American and General History. A grand -person, a sport, and a pal.
Born Coldwater, Michigan. Graduate of Monroe High School KMichiganl and Central State Teach-
ers' College: assistant football coach: has traveled "north" and "east": enjoys hunting, fishing,
reading, bridge, and shows.
MINA MORRIS, M.Sc., B.Sc. Clothing. She sews a fine seam.
Born Corning. Iowa. Graduate of Corning High School, Iowa State College, and the University
MRS. W. E. MURRAY, B.Sc. in health education. Just a girl at heart.
Graduate of Marquette High School, and Northern State Teachers' College KMarquette, Mich-
iganl. Taught formerly in Petoskey and Ferndale. Interested in girls' problems. Enjoys swimming,
dancing, music, theater, the study oi religion, listening to lectures. reading, club work, and sports.
WILLIAM E. MURRAY. B.A., M.A. English. Just a boy at heart.
Born Detroit, Michigan. Graduate of Bay City Central High School, and departments of edu-
cation and journalism, University of Michigan. Completed requirements for master of arts degree
in English language and literature in August, 1937. Had two years or more practical newspaper
experience. Acorn and Oaks adviser. Enjoys life.
ROY A. PETERMAN, B.A., B.Sc. Commerce. A cheerful fellow everyone likes.
Born Greenville, Michigan. Graduate of Crystal High School CMichiganl and Alma College.
Ferris Institute, and Western State Teachers' College. Taught in Oklahoma A. and M. State Col-
lege, Mondovi High tWisconsinl. Wells High lMinnesotal. Iron River High KMichiganl. Traverse
City High, and Green Bay Business College. Adviser. Commercial Club.
R. I.. RAKESTRAW, B.A. Physics, Chemistry, and General Science. Here is a man who lives up
to his ideals.
Born Auburn, Indiana. Graduate of Auburn High School and DePauw University. Taught in
Howe, Indiana: LaGrange, Indiana: Butler, Indiana. and Hart, Michigan. Employed formerly in
government work for England and United States as first assistant bacteriologist: district manager
oi Michigan Public Service Co.: salesman. Interested in psychology, writing, science: enjoys
fishing. hunting, outdoor life, reading, shows: always glad to be oi help.
GLADYS M. REID, B.A. Foods. A charming young lady, with a smile.
Bom Big Rapids, Michigan. Graduate of Gardner High School, Gardner, North Dakota, and
State Teachers' College, Valley City, North Dakota. Travel includes a trip to Denver, Col-
orado, Wyoming, Seattle, Victoria, B. C., Yellowstone National Park, Black Hills of South Dakota,
and the Bad Lands of North Dakota. Enjoys people and sports, especially winter sports.
KATHRYN F. REID, B.A. Iunior and Senior Office Training. A trim friend fo all who know her.
Bom in East Iordan. Michigan. Graduate ot Muskegon Heights High School and Western
State Teachers' College. Commercial Club adviser. Freshman Class adviser for two years.
Enjoys books, music. movies, and all kinds of athletics. Is especially fond of traveling. Has
taken trips through the Central states, Canada, Eastern states, and to the Bermuda Islands.
IULIA ALICE ROYSE, B.A. Speech. Willing to help you in all that you do.
Bom Indianapolis, Indiana. Graduate of West LaFayette High School flndianal and Morning-
side College. Has done graduate work at the following institutions: University of Wisconsin,
DePauw University, Northwestern University, and the University of Minnesota. Taught iormerly in
Indiana and Wisconsin. Very much interested in music, literature, and drama.
MELVIN E. RUDD, B.Sc. in Education. Commercial Law: Attendance. His duties are many.
Born West Chicago, Illinois. Graduate oi West Chicago High School and the University of Illi-
nois. Adviser, Senior Class. Has traveled often to the south branch of the Pere Marquette river.
Enjoys fishing in summer, football, basketball in fall and winter: and playing billiards.
PAUL SCHULZE, Bachelor ot Music. Seventh Grade Music. Glee Club, Band. An ideal d'l1'6Ct0'l'.
Born Burlington, Iowa. Graduate of Burlington High School and Northwestern University. Sum-
mer study at University of Iowa.
IULIA A. SPRAGUE. M.A., B.A. English. Kindness ywrsuniyicrl.
Born Livingston County, Michigan. Graduate of Ypsilanti High School KMichiganl, Michigan State
Normal College, and the University of Michigan. Has taught in other school systems. Travel in-
cludes United States. Canada, and Europe.
MARGRET E. VAN RAALTE, B.A. English and Public Speaking. Sll1'yS Iols and Iofs of fun.
Bom in Holland, Michigan. Graduate of Holland High School and Hope College. Interested
in dramatics. Enjoys riding, dancing, music, art, reading, and gardening.
JAMES W. VERDUIN, B.A., M.A. Economics and History. A dynmnir' and hfIl'HIOI'0llS personality.
Graduate of Grand Haven High School, Western State Teachers' College, and University of
Wisconsin. Attended University of Michigan and completed graduate work in University of
Wisconsin department of history leading to a Master's Degree in summer ot 1935.
H. E. WEICK, B.A. Science and Mechanical Drawing. Kind, firm, and friendly.
Born Muskegon, Michigan. Graduate of Muskegon High School, Muskegon Iunior College,
and Valparaiso University. Graduate work at the University of Michigan. Travel includes four
months in California. Enjoys reading, movies. music, and golf.
MARGARET E. WORCESTER, B.A., M.Sc. Biology. Well versed, 'l7lllllHgf'7Lff, fnnrl kind.
Born Eaton Rapids. Michigan. Graduate of Big Rapids High School KMichiganl, Albion College.
and the University of Michigan. Taught formerly in Wayland High School fMichiganl. Once em-
ployed as technician in pathology laboratory of psychopathic hospital. Ann Arbor: camp coun-
sellor. Enjoys ice skating, hiking, swimming, riding, reading, music. sketching, gardening,
handicraft, and campcralt.
"A peace is of the nature of a
For then both parties nobly are
And neither party loser."
As graduates of a high school, we
can whole-heartedly support this state-
ment of William Shakespeare. With-
out peace, and with war, perhaps we
might not have attended even high
school,-much less graduated. We
can count ourselves lucky indeed that
we live in a country which worships
the God of Love instead of the God
It is readily agreed that peace is
needed badly, and wanted badly by
practically all of the people of the
world. It is only a very small minority
of war-minded omnipo.ents who want
war for personal reasons more than
they want peace. The majority of peo-
ple today do not realize the indescrib-
able horrors of war or they would
never for a minute allow their country
to enter one. Nothing useful is ever
accomplished by war except prepara-
tion for another one. For example:
witness the huge war machines of
today, direct outgrowths of "the war
to end wars." No one ever heard of
any useful inventions or discoveries
that were uncovered in wartime. Peace.
and peace alone, fosters creative and
good thinking and the opportunities for
advancement such as those to which
we graduates of today look forward.
What has all this talk of war and
peace to do with us? Iust this. We,
the graduates of 1938, are going forth
into a world that has clouds of war on
the horizon. Not only must we find our
position in life but we must face the
fact that war as a reality is altogether
VVe, as graduates, cannot dictate
that there shall be peace, as much as
we would like to do so. We cannot
change, we cannot rebuild the policies
of the world in a few, short years. But
as future citizens of this country we
can work toward a universal peace.
The young people of today are the
warriors, or the citizens, of tomorrow!
We can have our choice: to be cannon-
fodder or useful, happy citizens and
neighbors. The government of this
country is run by the people and will
do as the people desire. So long as
the people of America are peace-
minded, peace will be our lot.
IEAN DORIS ANDERSON, Commercial: "No legacy is so rich as honesty."
Commercial Club 3: Intramural Basketball 2: Intramural Volley Ball l, 2.
OPAL M. AYRES. General: "She preferred to be good rather than seem so."
Commercial Club Officer 2: Commercial Club 1, 2: Girl Reserves 1, 2. 4: Dramatics Club 4,
Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2: Intramural Basketball 1.
BE'I'l'YE CAROLINE BAKER "BAKE," General, "Her smile makes sunshine in shady places."
Commercial Club 2: Girl Reserves 2: Beaux Arts Club 4: Dramatics Club 4: Glee Club 4: Intra-
mural Basketball 2.
CLARIBEL ARLENE' BARDING "ARKY," Commercial: "To iudge this maiden right, you well must
Commercial Club 2, 3: Glee Club 1, 2: Track 1: Intramural Basketball 1: Intramural Volley Ball 1.
ROSE MARIE BARR, Commercial: "She is nicest in her own sweet sell."
Girl Reserves 1, 2: Intramural Basketball 1.
LESLIE HARRIS BATCHELDER "RED," College: "Whiz:--there goes Red."
Council Member l: Commercial Club 1, 2: Hi-Y Club l, 2: Declamation Z: Class Secretary l.
MARY LOUISE BEECI-IAM "BEECHNU'l'S." General: "She has a winning way."
Commercial Club Member 2, 3, 4.
MARY STELLA BENDUS. Commercial: "A cheerful disposition is a fund ol real capital."
Commercial Club 2, 3: Girl Reserves 1: Oaks Stall 4: Acom Stall 4: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed
Choru 2, 3, 4: Track Z: Intramural Basketball 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 2, 3: Intramural Volley
STELLA BOCZKAIA "BUTCH," General: "Iust naturally lull of lun."
Commercial Club 3: Glee Club 1, 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3: Intramural
Baseball 1, 2, 3: Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2, 3.
MARCIA BLONSHINE, Commercial: "Some oi these days we'll miss her peaceful ways."
Commercial Club Member 2.
MARGERY VIOLA BRUNK "MARGE," College: "Her manner is as winning as her smile."
Commercial Club 2: Library Club Officer 4: Library Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves Officer 3, 4: Girl
Reserves 3, 4: Booster Club Officer 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Oaks Staff 3, Acorn Staff 3, Intramural
Basketball 2, 4: Athletic Board of Control 4: Dramatics Club 4: Dramatics Club Officer 4: Girl
Reserves Interclub Council 3, 4: Oratory 4: M. H. Letter 2: Senior Play 4.
IDA IOSEPHINE CINCUSH. College, Commercial: "And gladly would she learn and gladly teach."
Commercial Club 3: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4: Track 1, Z: Intramural Basketball 1, 2: Track 1, 2:
Intramural Baseball 1: Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2: Girl Scout Officer 2.
EUGENE M. CLAWSON. General: "Every man is a volume if you know how to read him."
Commercial Club Z, 3: Minstrel Show 2: May Festival 2: Glee Club 2. 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 4:
Senior Play 4.
RUSSEL GERALD COLE "WHlTEY." General: "Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you."
IUNE NORINE CURREY, College: "With a smile on her lips and a ioy in her heart."
Council Member 2: Library Club 1: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Booster Club 4: M. H. Letter 2: Minstrel
Show 12: May Festival 1. 2: Spring Concert l, 2: Fall Concert 1, 2: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4:
Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus Z: Track 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Intra-
mural Baseball 1, Z: Intramural Volley Ball 2, 4: Class Secretary 2.
DORIS MAY DANFORD, College: "And so smiling she went on."
Council Member 3: Beaux Arts Club l: Girl Scouts 2: Dramatics Club 4: Oaks Staff 4: Track 1, 2:
Intramural Basketball l. 2: Intramural Volley Ball 1, Z: Class Secretary 3: Iunior Play Cast 3.
MICHAEL HOWARD DENDRINO "MIKE," College: "Two outstanding assets-a pleasing smile. and
a heart of gold."
Council Member 2. 3: Hi-Y Club Officer 3, 4: Hi-Y Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 3: Declamation 1:
Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 1, 2: Track Z. 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Intra-
mural Baseball 2: Class Sargeant-at-arms 3: Iunior Play Cast 3: Athletic Board of Control 4.
ARLENE R. DE WITTE "DEWEY." College: "And still they gazed. and still the wonder grew. that
one small head could hold all she knew."
Commercial Club 1, 2: Girl Reserves l: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2.
RICHARD DE YOUNG, IR.. General: "A cheerful grin will let you in."
BEULAH MARGUERITE DODDS "BOOTS," College: "A sunny disposition and-a pleasant personality."
Library Club 1: Booster Club 3, 4: Girl Scouts Officer 4: Girl Scouts 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: Intra-
mural Volley Ball 2.
GERRIT DOLISLAGER "GERRY," College: "Patience is a necessary ingredient of success."
GLENN ARNOLD ERICKSON "VON," College: "The glory ol a firm, capacious mind."
Hi-Y Club 4: May Festival 3: Tri City Band 3: Band 2, 3. 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2.
CALVIN M. ESSENBERG, College: "Calmness is a great advantage: 'Tis a joy that lengthens life."
Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2. 3: Intramural Basketball 2.
COLLEEN RUTH FELBER, Commercial: "My heart is ever at your service."
Commercial Club 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves Officer 3: Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 2, 3:
Mixed Chorus 2: Declamation 2.
SOPHIE ROSE FILONOW, General: "Or light or dark, or short or tall, she sets a spring to snare
Commercial Club Z: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2. 3, 4.
'Q 'Q' if- 4
RAYMOND R. FIXEL "RAY," College: "For fun, call Ray."
Band 1. 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 2: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 3: Tennis
1. 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball l. 2.
ELIZABETH ROSE FRANKOVICH "BETTY," Commercial: "True to hersell and her friends."
Commercial Club Officer 2.
POLLY LOU I-'UESS "PUTTS." College: "A little lady surrounded by an aura ol sweetest dignity."
Entered lrom Villa Maria Academy. Erie, Pa. 3: West Shore Music Festival 3: Interscholastic
Orchestra 1: Orchestra l, 2, 3, 4.
MARY GALANT. General: "That school girl complexion."
Commercial Club 1, 2: Beaux Arts Club Officer 4: Beaux Arts Club 3: Glee Club 4: Mixed
Chorus 4: Iunior Play Cast 3.
MARIAN ELLA GARDNER "MAGGIE," Commercial: We think a happy lile consists ol tranquility
Commercial Club Member 2: Girl Scouts Z.
PAULINE BERTHA GARY, General: "Good natured and to all a friend."
Entered from Deadwood High, Deadwood S. Dakota: Commercial Club 4: Girl Reserves 4: Glee
LILY MAY GEISLER "GIRLlE." Commercial: "Ready to work: ready to play: ready to help whom-
ever she may."
Council Member 1: Commercial Club l, 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves Officer 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2,
3, 4: Beaux Arts Club Oliicer 2: Beaux Arts Club 1, 2: Oaks Stall 4: Acorn Staff 4: Glee Club 2:
Declamation 1, 2: Debate 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2: Intramural Volley Ball 1: Class Pres-
ident 1: Iunior Play Cast 3: Dramatics 4: Dramatics Club Officer 4: Extemporaneous 4: Minstrel
Show 2: Forensic Officer 3, 4: Forensic 1, Z, 3, 4: Senior Play 4.
ERMA LUCILLE GILL, Commercial: "A maid ol quiet. pensive ways, pleasing in all she does
and says." I
Oaks Stall 4.
VELDA MAY GILL. Commercial: "'Those who are pleased: themselves must always please."
Council Member 1.
VIRGINIA LUNETTE GORANSON "GINGER," Commercial: "A smile is the main spring oi
Commercial Club Oiticer 3: Commercial Club I, Z, 3: Glee Club 1, Z, 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Intra-
mural Basketball 4.
SIDNEY WILLIAM GROENEVELD "SANDY." General: "Few things are impossible to diligence."
Intramural Baseball 3.
LUCILLE GUST "LUKE," General: "Good sense and good nature-an excellent combination."
Girl Scouts Member 3, 4: Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Heights Hi-Herald Contributions 4.
EWART IEROME HART, College: "A sincere lad. we wish him well."
Hi-Y Club Member 2, 3: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 4.
HELEN MARY I-IARVATH. Commercial: "She steps daintily on her way."
Commercial Club Member 2.
MARION ISABEL HISLOP. Commercial: "My heart is like a singing bird."
Commercial Club 2, 3, 4: Library Club Officer 3, 4: Library Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves 4:
Dramatics Club 4: Glee Club 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Iunior Play Cast 3: Senior Play 4.
ELLEN IEAN HOEKENGA "I-IOEKY." College: "Music is her love."
Commercial Club 2: Library Club Officer 4: Library Club 3, 4: Booster Club Officer 4: Booster
Club 3, 4: Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 2.
DEREK HOPKINSON "HOPPY." College: "A miniature dynamo." " b
Council Member 1: Hi-Y Club Officer 2, 3. 4: HifY Club' l, 2: 3, 4: Dramatics Club 4: Dramatics
Club Officer 4: Extemporaneous 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Band 2, 3: Intramural Basket-
ball l: Class Sergeant-at-arms l.
GERALD R. HOTELLING "IERRY," General: "Don't try to estimate what there is in myself."
Entered from Muskegon 4: Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4.
INILLIAM F. IANDRIS "BU'l'CH," General: "He is wise who listens much and talks little."
Beaux Arts Club Member 1, Z. 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 2, 3.
MARY DURELL IENSEN, General: "Modest and winsome, sweet and sincere."
Commercial Club 2:2 Girlllleserves 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club l, 2, 4: Dramatics Club 4: Oratory 3.
ALICE LORRAINE IOHNELL "IOHNNIE", College: "Her ways are pleasantness and all her paths
Entered from Whitehall 4: Girl Reserves 4: Glee Club l, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus l, 2, 3: Declamation
l, 2: Debate 2: Class Treasurer 2: Iunior Play Cast 3: Operetta 1, 2, 3: High School Staff of
Paper 2, 3: Ice Queen 2: High School Annual 2: Dramatics Club 3: Senior Play 4.
HALLIE LORRAINE IOHNSON. College: "Character and chann combined."
Commercial Club 3: Girl Reserves 2, 4: Beaux Arts Club 1: Girl Scouts l, 2: Acom Staff 4: Glee
Club 1: Oaks Staff 4.
KENNETH HAROLD IOHNSON "SWEDE." General: "I never found the companion that was so
companionable as solitude."
Beaux Arts Club Member l, 2, 3, 4: Band 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 2.
RUSSEL CLAYTON IOHNSON. College: "A piano, a book, and a pipe: what more can a man
ask for?" '
Hi-Y Club Officer 4: Hi-Y Club 2, 4: Glee Club Z: Mixed Chorus 4: Reserve Football 2: Track l, 2,
3: Intramural Basketball 4.
WALTER CLARE IOHNSON "WADEY." General: "A plucky man is usually a lucky man."
Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 1, 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Intramural Basketball l, 3, 4:
Intramural Baseball 1.
DOROTHY JANE KANITZ, General: "My thoughts are my companions."
Commercial Club 2, 3: Glee Club 2.
ANNEROSETTA KELLEY "DRUE," General: "Good natured."
Commercial Club 1: Girl Reserves 1. 2: Beaux Arts Club l, 2: Glee Club 1: Intramural Basketball
l, 2, 3: Intramural Baseball 1: Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2, 3.
HALL KETCHUM. College: "Upon his brow nature has written-gentleman."
Council Secretary 3: Council Member 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y Club Officer 3, 4: Hi-Y Club Z, 3, 4: Debate
3, 4: Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Class President 4: Class Vice-President 2, 3: Iunior Play
MOLLY MARGARET KIRKPATRICK, General: "Always quiet."
HERMAN KNOLL "DEAN," General: "A cheerlul fellow who did things."
Beaux Arts Club l, 2. 3, 4: Varsity 4: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 1, 2: Intra-
mural Baseball 2, 3.
NELLIE SUSANNA KORSTANIE "DlMPLES," Commercial: "Good nature is but one oi her virtues."
Girl Reserves Member 4: Glee Club 1, Z, 3.
EDWARD C. KOSLOSKY "KOS," General: "Sports are my specialty."
Beaux Arts Club Officer 2, 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club l, 2, 3, 4: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football
Z, 3: Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 1, 2. 3: Intramural Baseball 2, 3.
AMELIA M. KOZIAK "MlLLY," General: "Pretty, blonde, and sweet-what a combination!"
Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Volley Ball l.
EDWARD CHARLES KREPPS "TORE," College: "The sportsman through and throuqh."
Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 3, 4: Intramural
Baseball 2, 3.
THERESA FRANCES KREUTER "TERRY," Commercial: "She keeps the golden medium between
saying too little and too much."
Commercial Club Member 3, 4: Commercial O.'ficer 4.
JOHN A. C. KRUEGER "IACK," College: "I work with patience which is almost power."
Council Member 1, 2: Intramural Basketball I, 2: Intramural Baseball l, 2: Class Sergeant-at-
arms l: Class Treasurer 2.
ROBERT ARTHUR IAIRD "BOB," General: "My words are few but spoken with sense."
Reserve Football 1, Z, 3.
HELEN IANE LA PORTE, College: "A good beginning makes a good ending."
LORRAINE VIRGINIA LARSON "LORN," C:mmercial: "A girl who can smile is a girl worth while."
Glee Club l.
RANDALL WILLIAM LARSON "TUBS," College: "As calm and unrutiled as the summer sea."
Commercial Club 2: Minstrel Show 2: West Shore Music Festival 1, 2, 3: Band l, 2, 3: Orchestra
l, 2, 3: Glee Club 2.
ROBERT DAVID LARSON "BOB," General: "I just keep quiet and take notice."
Commercial Club 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 4.
NELLIE M. LAVRYNCHUK "TINY," Commercial: "God made her small in order to do a choicer
piece oi workmanship."
Girl Reserves I: Beaux Arts Club 1, 4: Oaks Stafi 4: Acom Staff 4: Commercial Club 4.
IACK LESLIE LEAF, College: "As the path ol his lite is made there will be no steps backward."
Council President 4: Council Member 1, 3, 4: Hi-Y Club Officer 2, 4: Hi-Y Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Beaux
Arts Club Officer 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Varsity Football 3, 4: Intramural Basketball
l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 3: Class President 3: Class Vice-President l, 4: Hayo-went-ha
Conference 4: Older Boys' Conference 4.
ANNE LEHAN, General: "Cheerful company shortens the miles."
Commercial Club 2: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Track I, 2, 4: Tennis 3: Intramural
Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 4: Intramural Volley Ball l, 2, 3, 4: Minstrel
Show 3: Dramatics Club 4: Fall Concert 3, 4: Spring Concert 3, 4: May Festival 3, 4.
DOROTHY CHARLOTTE LEISMAN "DOT," College: "Her initiative, courage, and determination are
inspirations to her classmates."
Minstrel Show 4: Band 4: Orchestra l: Glee Club 1, 3, 4.
SHERMAN GIRARD LLOYD, College: "I would the gods had made me poetical."
Council Member 1: Hi-Y Club l, 2: Beaux Arts Club Officer 4: Beaux Arts Club 4: Oaks Staff 4:
Acorn Staff 3, 4: Declamation 2, 3: State Dramatic 3: Debate 3: Class President 1: Iunior Play
Cast 3: Extemporaneous 3: Dramatics Club Officer 4: Dramatics Club 4: Forensic 2. 3. 4: Minstrel
Show 2: Senior Play 4.
EMMA MARIE LOHMEYER "EMMIE," Commercial: "The lass so neat with smile so sweet."
Commercial Club 2, 3: Acorn Staff 4.
ERWIN E. LORENZ "MAYOR," Commercial: "lf I can not find a way. I will make one."
Commercial Club 3. 4.
NORBERT B. LUICK "NORBIE." General: "Why should the devil have all the good times?"
Commercial Club '2: Beaux Arts Club 4: Oaks Staff 4: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3:
Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 3: Track 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4: Intramural
Baseball l, 2, 3: Baseball 4: Varsity Club 3.
CARL LUND "LOVERBU'I'TONS," College: "Oh scissors!-let's cut up!"
Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 2, 3: Tennis 2, 3. 4: Iunior Play Cast 3.
HARRIETTE MARIE LUNDBERG, College: "Each of her accomplishments is polished to the finest
point of workmanship.
Entered from Muskegon 3: Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acom
Staff 4: Glee Club 4: Girl Reserves lnterclub Council 4: Student Council Member 2: Class Vice-
RUTH AGNES LUNDEEN "RUTHlE," College: "She was wont to speak plain and to the purpose."
Library Club Officer 3, 4: Library Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves Z, 3, 4:
Booster Club 4: Acom Staff 3: Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 3:
Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2.
IEANETTE MC ENTEE "MAE," General: "A rare compound of frolic and fun."
Commercial Club Officer 3: Commercial Club 1. 2, 3: Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4:
West Shore Music Festival 3, 4: Fall Concert 3, 4: Spring Concert 3, 4.
BETTY IUNE MC GREGOR "SCOTTlE." College: "Sincerity of purpose can penetrate the most
Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves 2. 3: Glee Club 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 3, 4.
ALBERTA CORRINE MABREY "PEACHES," General: "She and gloom are no relation." '
Commercial Club 3: Girl Reserves 1: Beaux Arts Club 1: Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 4.
ARLAINE LOIS MAPES "STUB." General: "She has a nature that is gentle and refined."
Commercial Club Member l, 2, 3, 4.
VIRGINIA MAE MAUCH "GINNlE," College: "God giveth speech to all. song to few."
Commercial 1: Library Club Officer 2, 3, 4: Library Club 1, 2, 3. 4: Girl Reserves Officer 3:
Girl Reserves 3. 4: Beaux Arts Club 1: Acorn Staff 4: Glee Club 1, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3. 4:
West Shore Music Festival 3, 4: Fall Concert 3, 4: Spring Concert 3, 4.
IOHN C. MEYERS "LITTLE IOHNNIE." General: "Life is nrt all work. but a good part of it is."
MARY MELISSA MORSE "MUGGINS," General: "The rnildest manners with the bravest mind."
Girl Scouts Member 1, 2, 3.
WALTER FRANKLIN MURRAY "SKID." College: "I'm the loudest sound in the band."
Commercial Club 3: Hi-Y Club 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 3, 4.
HELEN IANE NESSEN, General: "There is nothing too small to be of use."
Beaux Arts Club 4.
RUTH ELAINE NORDSTROM "RUTHIE," Commercial: "Her friends are many, her foes-are
Commercial Club 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Stall 4: Intramural
Volley Ball 2.
IULIA ANN OPALEK "IAY," General: "None but herself can be her parallel."
Oaks Staft 4: Acom Staff 4: Intramural Basketball l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 2: Com-
mercial Club 4: Volley Ball 4.
SOPHIA BERNICE PANKS "TOUGHIE," Commercial: "As land of sports as any boy."
Commercial Club Z, 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 3: Track 1, 2, 3: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Intra-
mural Baseball 1, 2: Intramural Volley Ball 1, 2. 4: Received M. H. Letter 3: West Shore
Music Festival 2, 3.
DOROTHY MAY PAULSON "DOTTY MAY," General: "She is pretty to walk with. witty to talk
with, and pleasant to think upon."
Entered from Muskegon 4: Commercial Club 1, 2, 3: Girl Reserves Officer 1: Girl Reserves 1:
Beaux Arts Club 4: Glee Club 1. 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Track 1: Intramural Basketball 1: Intra-
mural Baseball l: Intramural Volley Ball 1: Iunior Play Cast 1: All City Circus 1: Music
Festival l: Gym Exhibition 1.
ELIZABETH ANN PEARSON "WHlZ," General: "Laughing and happy her whole life through."
Commercial Club l, 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, Z, 3: Christmas Program 1, 2, 3: Glee Club 1, 2, 4:
Track l, 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2: Intramural Baseball 1, 2.
TOM PETERSON "PETE," General: "Better to be happy than wise."
Oaks Statt 4: Acorn Staff 4: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 3: Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve
Basketball 3: Intramural Basketball 2, 4: Intramural Baseball 3: Varsity Club 3.
DONALD R. PHELPS "BABE," College: "The world's a line believing world, write news."
Council Member 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acom Stafl 4: Oratory 4: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football
3: Intramural Basketball 1, 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 3: Class Sergeant-at-arms 4: Senior Play
Cast 4: Dramatics Club 4: Scribblers' Club 4: Baseball 4: Varsity Club 3.
EDNA PAULINE POMPER. Commercial: "An honest a maid as ever broke bread."
Commercial Club 1, Z, 3: Girl Reserves 4.
WALTER POSVISTAK, College: "Not that l love study less. but that I love lun more."
Hi-Y 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club 2: Oaks Staff 4: Orchestra 1. Z, 3: Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3, 4:
Intramural Basketball 1. 2, 4: Music Festival 1, 2, 3, 4.
S. IAMES POWERS "HM," College: "Every man has his lault and honesty ll his."
Glee Club 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4.
IOHN I. PRIVACKY. General: "As studious as they come."
Beaux Arts Club 1. 2, 3: Marionette Show 2.
MARY E. PURCHASE "PERCH," College: "Those thousand decencies that daily flow from all her
words and actions."
Girl Reserve Oiiicer 4: Girl Reserve Member 3, 4: Booster Club Member 3, 4: Girl Scout Ollicer
1, Z, 4: Girl Scout Member l, 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Orchestra l, 2, 3, 4: Track 2:
Intramural Basketball 1, '2, 3, 4: Intramural Baseball 2: West Shore Music Festival 1, 2, 3. 4.
RUSSELL L. RAKESTRAW "RUSS," College: "Every inch a man and lots ol inches, too."
ELAINE ALICE REELMAN. College: "True wisdom ioined with simplicity."
Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Girl Scouts Officer 3, 4: Girl Scouts 1. 2, 3, 4: Oaks
Staff 4: Acorn Stall 4: Intramural Basketball 3.
HAROLD A. REID "REIDER." College: "An athlete with a smile that can't be denied."
Beaux Arts Club 1, Z, 4: Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football l, 2.
RAYMOND R. REINERTSON "RAY," General: "Young fellows will be young fellows."
Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 3.
FRANCES S. RIBESKY "FRAN," Commercial: "Honest labor wears a lovely face."
Commercial Club 1: Acorn Staff 3, 4.
IOSEPH ROBERT RIGONI "SNAPPER," General: "l'm happy! What's the matter with the rest ol
Beaux Arts Club Member 4. 0
FRANCIS L. ROKOS, General: "l like work: it fascinates me: l can sit and look at it all day."
Band 1, 2, 3: Orchestra 1, 2: Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Mixed 1: lntra-
mural Baseball 3: Minstrel Show 4.
BERNADETTE ROSS, College: "A duty she has, does
Library Club 2: Girl Reserves 3: Girl Scouts 3, 4: Oaks 4: Acom Staff 3. 4: Orchestra
2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 2, 3.
ARTHUR IOE SANTO "SANO," General: "Life does not consist oi study." XX A
L. B. SCHEI "BEEZER," College: "He may be quiet in' school but oh, on the outside!" X t
EARL ROBERT SCHWASS, College: "His goal is set high and he will reach it."
Oaks Staff 3, 4: Acorn Staff 3, 4: Oratory 4: Declamation 2: Oaks Editor-in-Chief 4.
OPAL I-'RAZINE SEVREY, College: "To be of service rather than to be conspicuous."
Class Secretary 1.
ANNE I. SHUNTA. Commercial: "lt's nice to be natural when you're naturally nice."
Council Member 1: Commercial Club 2, 4: Commercial Officer 4: Booster Club 1: Glee Club 1, Z:
Track 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2: Intramural Baseball 1, 2: Intramural Volley Ball 1:
M. H. Letter 2.
HILDA A. SHUNTA "EDIE." Commercial: "A serious. studious girl, yet fond of athletics too."
Commercial Club 2, 4: Glee Club 1. 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Track l: Intramural Basketball l, 2. 3:
Intramural Baseball 1: Intramural Volley Ball I.
LESLIE C. SIMONS, College: "The greatest things in life have small beginnings."
ELEANOR I. SIMPSON, General: "A true friend is forever a friend."
Commercial Club 2.
CARI. WILSON SIRCHER. General: "None more diligent than he."
Advanced Commercial Iunior Play 3: Beaux Arts Club l': Glee Club 4.
ALICE ELORA SMITH. Commercial: "Fate tried to conceal her by naming her Smith."
Entered from Coopersville 2: Commercial Club Member 2: Glee Club 1: Declamation 1.
AMY ELIZABETH SMITH "BETTY," College: "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart."
Entered from Classical High School, Springfield, Massachusetts 3: Girl Reserves Officer 3, 4:
Girl Reserves Member 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Glee Club 2: Mixed Chorus 2:
Oratory 4: Interclub Council 3: Interclub Council Officer 4: G. A. A. 1, 2: Freshman Class Play 1:
French Club 2: Senior Play 4.
LESTER PHILLIP SMITH "SMITTY," General: "For e'en though vanquished. he could argue still."
Commercial Club 2, 3: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 3.
INEZ LA VERNA SPAHR. College-Commercial: "Little, but oh my!"
Council Member 1. 4: Commercial Club 2, 3: Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves 4: Booster
Club Officer 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Band 2, 3, 4: Track Z, 3: Intramural Basketball l. Z, 3: Class
Secretary 4: Class Treasurer l: Minstrel Show 2: Interclub Council 4: Senior Play 4.
MARY HELEN STRAND. College: "A charming appearance and unapproachable taste."
Girl Reserves 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Orchestra
1, 2: Declamation 2: Debate 3.
MARGARET TAKATS "MUGGSlE," Commercial: "One who talks little but thinks much."
Commercial Club 3, 4: G. A. A. 1, 2.
IRENE MAE THOMAS "lYA," General: "True as the needle to the pole, or as the dial to the sun."
Council Member l: Minstrel Show 3: Glee Club 1: Track l. 2, 3: Tennis 2: Intramural Basketball
1, 2, 3. 4: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Volley Ball l, 2, 3, 4. '
IOHN W. THOMAS "BUD," College: "A taultless body and a blameless mind."
Council Member 4: Hi-Y Club Officer 4: Hi-Y Club Member 2. 3, 4: Hi-Y Delegate 4: Varsity
Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 1, Z: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 3: Track 2: Intra-
mural Baseball 2, 3: Class Treasurer 4: Athletic Board of Control 4: Senior Play 4.
ALICE MAY TURNER "RED," General: "She rivals a certain red-haired actress in that indetinable
Commercial Club 2. 3, 4: Trask 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 4: Intramural Baseball 2, 4: Intra-
mural Volley Ball 2.
IACK GREGORY TURNER, College: "He loves them and they leave him."
Council Vice-President 2: Council Member 2: Hi-Y Club Officer 3: Hi-Y Club 2, 3: Oratory 3:
Declamation 2: Debate 3, 4: Reserve Football 3: Intramural Basketball 2, 4: Class President 2:
Iunior Play Cast 3.
EVELYN DORIS VANDER VEEN, General: "A friendly girl with many friends."
Commercial Club Z, 3: Beaux Arts Club 1: Minstrel Show 3: Glee Club l, Z, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus
2, 3, 4. X
HAROLD VANDERWEST, General: "I'm content to mind my own business." -. , r i
Reserve Football 3: Track 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 2, 3. 4: lntrarnurallaseball 2, 3.
BONITA LORENE VEZINA "BONNY," General: "Do your best and leave the rest."s
Commercial Club 1, 2: Beaux Arts Club 4: Girl Scouts l: Glee Club l, Intramural Basketball 4.
BONNIE ELEEN WACHSMUTH "BUCK," College: "The mildest manners and the gentlest heart."
Girl Reserves 4: Beaux Arts Club Officer 3, 4, 5: Beaux Arts Club l, 2, 3, 4, 5: Dramatics 4:
Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2.
EVELYN L. VOS "PEGGY." Commercial: "She could make sunshine on a cloudy day."
Commercial Club 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 1, 2: Intramural Baseball 2: Intramural Volley
MARVIN OTTO WADE "MARV," General: "There's a brave fellow-there's a man of pluck."
Hi-Y Club Officer 2: Hi-Y Club 2, 3: Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 1:
Track 3: Intramural Basketball 1. 2: Intramural Baseball 3.
NIEL E. WAGGONER, General: "A lion among ladies is a dreadful thing."
Entered from Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4: Hi-Y Club 2, 3: Sophomore Play Cast Z: Intramural Golf
2, 3: Mixed Chorus 1, 2: Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3: Intramural Baseball 1, 2, 3.
REGINALD WALICKI, General: "Sometimes I iust sit and think, and sometimes I iust sit."
ROBERT E. WALKER, IR. "ROOSTER," General: "What's the use of worrying?"
Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 1, 2, 3: Track 2, 3, 4: Intramural Basketball 2, 3: Intra-
mural Baseball 2.
MARIORIE LUNETTE WANNAMAKER "MARGlE," College: "A smile for all, a welcome glad.
a iovial, coaxing way she had."
Girl Scouts 3, 4: Orchestra 2, 3. 4: Glee Club 1: Band 4.
DOROTHY IUNE WESTOVER, College: "A sweet girl with a very sweet way."
Girl Reserves Officer 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Beaux Arts Club l: Girl Scouts Officer Z, 3, 4: Girl
Scouts l, 2, 3, 4: Minstrel Show Z: Interclub Council 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acom Staff 4.
RUTH SALOME WHITTUM, College: "There can be a great deal behind few words."
Minstrel Show 2: Orchestra 1, 2, 3: Glee Club 1, 2.
SAMUEL EVERETTE WILDFONG, General: "No sinner or no saint, perhaps, but yet the best ol
Beaux Arts Club Officer 3: Beaux Arts Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Declamation 2: Varsity Football 2.
IACK WILLIAMS. IR. "JACK," General: "Keep your definite goal in view-you'll always find
encouragement and help if you need them."
Commercial Club 3: Minstrel Show 3: Oaks Staff 4: Band 1. 2. 3, 4: Orchestra 1, Z, 3: Tennis 2,
RICHARD WILSON "DICK," General: I iust keep quiet and take notice."
ILMES ROBERT WORTELBOER, College: "Oh! what mischief hides behind those dark eyes."
Hi-Y Club 3, 4: Glee Club 1, ,2. 3: Intramural Basketball 1, Z: Intramural Baseball 1. 2, 4: Class
Treasurer 3: Senior Play 4.
PAUL HERBERT ZIMMER "lIMMY," General: "His graceful talent speaks for htm."
Beaux Arts Club Officer 1, 2, 3. 4: Beaux Arts Club 1, 2, 3 ,4: Oaks Staff l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural
Basketball 1. 2, 3.
What is life but a shadow.
A nightmare, or passing dream?
How low are man's most noble thoughts!
- How worthless his best planned schemes!
How weak is man in his greatest strength!
How narrow the broadest mind!
l-low selfish is the most generous heart
Beside that of the One divine!
Fame lasts for but a moment:
Wealth, too, is quickly gone:
Man soon is buried, forgotten,
But God's plan lingers on.
PEACE FOR YOUTH
What is this peace you talk about?
It appears such a beautiful thing.
A grave necessity kept so remote.
It has nothing on which to climb.
Youth delights in the adventures of war
It sees not the human side.
But eager to go when called for,
Blindly falls into stride.
Youth, helpless in such a deal.
Finds its fate a dreadful one.
The wounds become all too real.
When all is said and done.
The trials of youth are many,
Can't you offer a suggestion?
Set us rightly on our way,
We are the future generation.
the other classes
September 25, 1934
freshmen, we had to wait till
elected their officers before we
could elect ours. Today we had our meeting
May Geisler as our president.
and elected Lily
Other officers were lack Leaf, Leslie Batchelder,
Inez Spahr. John Kreuger. Our advisers are Miss
Reid and Mr. Rakestraw.
Dear Diary, February 17, 1935
This evening we had the pleasure of enter-
taining the Sophomores with a party. It was a
gala affair and my first school party. The Sopho-
mores are to return the party with one later
in the year.
Dear Diary, May 22, 1935
Tonight we gave an all school dance. It was
the Spring Frolic with music by Doc Dion's
orchestra. The gym was decorated in beautiful
spring colors. It was very lovely.
Dear Diary, September 17, 1935
Well, here I am back in school again. We
held our class meeting today and elected our
officers for the year. This time we elected lack
Turner president of the class. Other officers are
Hall Ketchum, Iune Currey, Iohn Krueger. and
Iohn Israel. Our advisers are Mr. Rakestraw,
and Mr. Griffin.
Dear Diary. December 21, 1935
Tonight we present the "Reindeer Ramble,"
the last dance before Christmas vacation. We
hope to have a good crowd. I think Doc Dion's
orchestra is going to play. Well, I have to get
ready, l wouldn't miss this for anything in the
Dear Diary, September 15, 1936
Gee, vacation went fast, but I'm glad to be
back in school. Today we elected lack Leaf
president of the 'Junior class. Hall Ketchum,
Doris Danford, Robert Wortelboer, and Mike
Dendrino fill the other offices. Our advisers are
Miss Van Raalte and Mr. Kruizenga.
Dear Diary, November 16, 1936
lt's almost Thanksgiving now, and we. the
Iuniors, have been given the honor of giving
a dance before vacation. We're going to call
Realizing that our qualities as students will be
greatly missed by the students who follow us in
this institution, we, the Class of 1938, wish to
embellish these underclassmen with some of our
physical and abstract possessions.
ARTICLE I. TO THE CLASSES
Section 1. To the Juniors: our dignity. ambi-
tion. and ability to "get along."
Section 2. To the Sophomores, our habit of
always being the cause of some unsolved
Section 3. To the Freshmen, all of our troubles
with the hope that they may be successfully
overcome by the time they reach the great age
it the "Turkey Trot." Doc Dion's orchestra is
going to play for it.
Dear Diary, February 5, 1937
Today we sponsored a matinee dance. Morley
Bingham's orchestra played for it. We had quite
a large crowd, although it wasn't as large as
our evening dance.
Dear Diary, May 26, 1937
I've had another strenuous day today. We
felt so badly because we couldn't give the
seniors a boat ride before they graduated that
the faculty told us to do anything we wanted to.
We had an all day affair out at Pioneer Park.
Picnic supper. swimming, baseball, tennis, and
dancing in the evening. I had a wonderful time.
Dear Diary, March 4, 1937
Tonight the Iunior class is going to present
Zanwell's stage hit, "The Melting Pot." I hope
and believe it will be a success. Miss Royse
was the director and she and the cast spend
many hours on the play.
Dear Diary, September 15, 1937
Gee, now I'm a senior already! We held our
meeting today and elected Hall Ketchum presi-
dent. Inez Spahr. lack Leaf, John Thomas, Don
Phelps are the other officers. Our advisers are
Mr. Peterman, and Mr. Rudd.
Dear Diary, March 21, 1938
Today The Oaks drive began. We have a
boys and a girls team. Our goal this year is
753. Mr. Peterman has charge of the subscrip-
Dear Diary. May 20, 1938
Tonight was the Senior Play, "Lightnin'." It
was a smash hit! The auditorium was packed.
and the cast had them "rolling in the aisles."
It certainly went over with a bang!
Dear Diary, Iune 17, 1938
Tonight I was graduated. Now I am through
school! It has been wonderful. Four profitable
years, one more chapter to add to my book of
Class of 1938
ARTICLE II. TO THE FACULTY
Section 1. To the following members of the
faculty we bequeath:
To Mr. Rudd: teething rings and soothing syrup
to keep the new seniors quiet.
To Mr. Peterman: a big stick to help in the Oaks
drive next year.
To Miss VanRaalte: a new green scarf to wear
around her head next year.
To Miss Haun: a megaphone to use when she
calls roll in the library.
To Mr. Verduin: congratulations on his popularity
so soon upon his arrival.
To Miss Worcester: best wishes on her forth-
coming step into matrimony.
To Mr. Gillaspy: a scooter as a means of trans-
portation between his various classrooms.
To Mr. Weick: a baseball bat for use in study hall.
ARTICLE Ill. TO THE UNDERCLASSMEN
Section 1. The following students, being of
sound mind. do hereby bestow upon their under-
classmen the following:
. Opal Ayres leaves for the Olive Mae Beauty
. Arlene Barding leaves the ability of speak-
ing belore spoken to, to Maxine Lee.
. Leslie Batchelder leaves 10,432 freckles to
. Ruth Nordstrom leaves her position as typist
for the Oaks to Frances Garber.
. Stella Boczkaja leaves to pursue a name she
will be sure will be pronounced correctly.
Ida Cincush leaves a few oi her "A's" to
anyone who needs them. '
. Russel Cole leaves his short stature to Iohn
. Doris Danford leaves her happy disposition
to Annaiane Yeager.
Mike Dendrino leaves his flirtatious nature
to Iohn Schuster.
Beulah Dodds leaves her industrious nature
to any failing student.
Glen Erickson leaves his place in the band
to anyone who has an ear for music.
. Colleen Felber leaves her book "How to Get
Thin in Ten Days," in the waste basket.
She says it doesn't work. '
. Raymond Pixel leaves to go places with his
Polly Lou Fuess leaves her ability to be seen
and not heard to Marion Green.
Marian Gardner leaves her bashfulness to
Mary Ann Davis.
. Lily May Geisler leaves her sister to fill the
vacancy left by her departure.
Velda Gill leaves her smallness to Phyllis
. Sidney Groeneveld leaves quietly.
Ewart Hart leaves a sign "Hands off" to
tack upon the one he must leave behind.
Marion Hislop leaves her domestic ability
to anyone desiring it.
Derek Hopkinson doesn't leave anything. He
says he didn't know he was supposed to.
William Iandris leaves his books to anyone
who will get more use out of them than
. Lorraine Iohnell leaves a speck of her
reserve to a certain Iunior.
. Kenneth Iohnson leaves his razor to Bob
Damm for that first shave.
. Walter Johnson leaves for Fruitport-So
. Anne Kelley leaves her quiet dignity to
. Molly Kirkpatrick leaves for that long walk
. Nellie Korstanje leaves her power of ever-
lasting speech to Shirley Vanderweele.
. Amelia Koziak leaves the rest of her cos-
metics to Ieanette Weisenhofer.
. Terry Krueter leaves her ability of keeping
quiet to all girls who wish to be different.
. Robert Laird leaves his blushing inclination
to "Red" Schapka.
. Lorraine Larson leaves with him: why
. Robert Larson leaves his innocent expression
to Kenneth Rhodes.
lack Leaf leaves for Grand Haven and then
Dorothy Leisman leaves for the first time
without an assignment.
Emma Lohmeyer leaves her un-talk-a-tive-
ness to Pat Kennedy.
Norbert Luick leaves a variety of new
excuses to lohn Visscher.
Harriet Lundberg leaves her smile to anyone
who can duplicate it.
Ieanette McEntee leaves with the same
happy-go-lucky air that she had when she
Alberta Mabrey, believing in sisterly love,
leaves a few of her report card marks to her
Virginia Mauch leaves her library shelf all
in good order.
Mary Morse leaves her shyness to someone
who needs it.
Helen Nessen leaves a pair of high-heeled
slippers to Shirley Wagner. -
Iulia Opalek leaves her poetic ability to any-
one who can equal it.
Sophie Panks leaves her mischievous ways
to I-Tayora Yorkson.
Elizabeth Pearson leaves her constant com-
panion and smile producer-namely, her
powder puff.-to Donna lean Kaiser.
Donald Phelps leaves his young brother to
Walter Posvistak leaves the great ease with
which he passed through high school to
Iohn Privacky leaves, still keeping his
knowledge to himself.
Russel Rakestraw leaves five inches to Paul
Marecek for use on the basketball floor
Harold Reid leavesion time for once!
Frances Ribesky leaves her demure ways to
Francis Rokos leaves a bit out of breath.
Arthur Santo leaves-How did you do it,
Earl Schwass leaves his endless ambition
to Bill Hart.
Anna Shunta leaves her quiet ways to
Leslie Simmons leaves his motto "Silence
is Go1den" to Iim Earle.
Carl Sircher leaves through the front door-
he deserves it.
Elizabeth Smith leaves her regards to all
Inez Spahr, leaves her heart behind.
Margaret Takats leaves her willingness to
type lessons for a deserving friend to anyone
with spare time.
Iohn Thomas leaves his standing as an
athlete and all-round good fellow to some
rising young athlete.
lack Turner leaves his ability of saying the
most in the least possible time to anyone
fast enough to attain it.
Harold Vanderwest leaves his curly hair to
any envious female.
Evelyn Vos leaves her friends to any "lone-
Marvin Otto Wade leaves nothing because
he needs everything he has ever acquired.
Printed Every Generation
Coniordin's Plan Party
The Coniordin Ladies will hold
a card party on Tuesday, at
1:30 o'clock in their club rooms,
on W. Western Avenue. Miss
Mary Purchase. Miss Elaine Reel-
man, Miss Ruth Lundeen, and
Miss Nellie Lavrynchiuck are on
the committee in charge oi the
aliair. Others to attend are:
Arlene DeWitte. Ermin Gill.
Lucille Gust, Dorothy Kanitz, and
Mercy Hospital to Grad-
uate M.H.H.S. Students
The iollowing iormer students
oi Muskegon Heights High School
were graduated from Mercy
Hospital as nurses yesterday:
Margery Brunk, Virginia Goran-
son, Hilda Shunta, Helen Hor-
vath, Alice Tumer, Alice Smith.
and Eleanor Simpson.
Waggoner to Open
New Night Club
Niel Waggoner, well known
night club proprietor. is announc-
ing the Grand opening oi his
new restaurant, Saturday, Iurie 9.
Iune Curry. Anna Lehan.
Sophie Felinow, and Evelyn Van-
dervien, well known Broadway
stars will be present on the open-
ing night. Randal Larson and
his orchestra will also be en-
gaged ior the Grand opening.
Ir. Woman's Club
Plans Spring Dance
The Ir. Woman's Club will
hold its Spring Dance on Sat-
urday evening, Iune 31. Rose
Barr is chairman, and assisting
her are lean Anderson, Mary
Beecham, M a r c i a Blonshine,
Elizabeth Frankovich, Ruth Nord-
strom. Edna Pomper. Opal Sev-
ery, Bonita Vezina, and Dorothy
Iune 17, 1950
Carl Lund and Franklin Mur-
ray. have iinally received their
license to attend West Point.
They will leave in early fall.
Bonnie Wachsmuth, outstanding
art student in the Art Institute
in Chicago won a medal and
a free trip abroad for her inter-
pretation oi the great painting
"Mona Lisa." Her painting was
the nearest to the original ou.t
of 100 others.
Miss Mary Iensen and Miss
Dorothy Paulson are home for
vacation. Both girls attend the
University ot Illinois, at Cham-
paign. They are outstanding
students scholastically and in
activities. They will return in
Russel Iohnson. prominent busi-
ness man in the country, is mak-
ing plans ior a short vacation.
He intends to join his wife. the
former Ellen Hoekenga, promi-
nent social worker.
L. B. Schei. who has been in
South America for several weeks,
is expected at his home on
Some Pine Road the iirst oi Iuly.
Sally, Irene, Mary
To Open Dress Shop
Today marks the opening ot a
modern new dress shop. It's
named from the three girls
who are running it. Mary
Strand, manager, has just re-
turned atter several years of
studying aboard. Hallie Iohn-
son, iormer owner of the Alice
lane, is combining her stock
with Miss Strand. Irene Thomas
is to be the star model having
been employed by Mary while
in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. McGregor oi
Muskegon announce the engage-
ment and forthcoming marriage
oi their daughter Betty to Iames
Powers. The wedding will take
place Iune l.
Price: One M. H. H. S. Diploma
The honorable order oi Bull
Moose initiated into their ranks
last Saturday the following grad-
uates ol Muskegon Heights High
School: Iohn Meyers, Gerrit Dol-
islager, Reginald Walicki, Sam-
uel Wildfong, Richard Wilson,
Iohn Krueger. Ioe Regoni, Calvin
Essenberg, Richard DeYoung and
Lloyd Selects Cast
Sherman Lloyd is to select
new cast for his next Shakes-
pearean play. It has been
hinted that among his supporting
cast will be such New York stars
as: Lester Smith, Bettye Baker,
Krepps Sets New
Edward Krepps, former star oi
Muskegon Heights. last night set
a new world record in the shot-
put. He broke his own record
oi 48.3 by throwing 52.2. He
is now going to try to break that.
Chicago Bears Take
Three New Men
The Chicago Bears have three
new men who promise great
things for them. They are Her-
man Knoll, Edward Koslosky,
and Tom Peterson. All these
were former stars of the Muske-
gon Heights High School.
Dr. Ketchum To Address
Alumni, B. of Education
Dr. Hall Ketchum, president of
National Park College, will ad-
dress the alumni in Muskegon
Heights and the Board oi Edu-
WHO'S WHO IN THE SENIOR CLASS
ISelecied by the Iuniorsl
MOST POPULAR GIRL .........
.........,LILY MAY GEISLER
MOST POPULAR BOY ........ ...................,.....,,,..,.,.,..,.,,..,.......,,,,, I OHN THOMAS
BEST LOOKING COUPLE ............ BETTY MC GREGOR AND IAMES POWERS
CUTEST GIRL .............,........ ....v.......................................... M ARGERY BRUNK
PRETTIEST GIRL ........
SWEETEST GIRL ............
HANDSOMEST BOY .........
BEST GIRL DANCER .........
BEST BOY DANCER ......
CLASS FLIRT CGIRL7 ......
CLASS FLIRT QBOYJ ,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,
MOST ALL-AROUND GIRL .........
MOST ALL-AROUND BOY .........
GIRL FASHION PLATE ............
BOY FASHION PLATE .......
MOST STUDIOUS GIRL ..,...
MOST STUDIOUS BOY ........
CLASS BLUFF CBOYI ..........
MOST ATHLETIC GIRL .......
MOST ATHLETIC BOY ...,....
WITTIEST GIRL ,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
WITTIEST BOY ................................,.....
GIRL MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED .......
BOY MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED .......
MOST BASHFUL GIRL .........................
MOST BASHFUL BOY ......
MOST DIGNIFIED GIRL ................A......
MOST DIGNIFIED BOY ................,..........
MOST ACTIVE GIRL KIN SCHOOL! .........
MOST ACTIVE BOY IIN SCHOOLD ......
MOST LIKABLE GIRL ..................,......,.
MOST LIKABLE BOY ........
..........LILY MAY GEISLER
...........LILY MAY GEISLER
..........LILY MAY GEISLER
........LILY MAY GEISLER
With four years of hard, up-hill work behind
us, we seniors may well regard this time of
graduation as a time of victory. Victory! The
word calls to our minds pictures of two forces
struggling to gain reward. Perhaps there are
two countries fighting one another for some dis-
puted territory: perhaps two athletic teams
struggling for supremacy tin a game of footballl:
perhaps, as in our case, it has been a battle
between ourselves and knowledge. We are
satisfied that after four years we have come to
a peaceful settlement and have now finished
one phase of our lives-high school education.
We realize the truth in this statement-
"Peace hath her victories no less renowned
When we entered high school. we found our
campaign already mapped out. The teachers
were our generals: we, the soldiers. They have
worked patiently and earnestly to train our
minds to meet any situation on the battlefield of
life. After graduation we find ourselves ready
to make use of these weapons: knowledge, de-
termination, stability, and courage. Some will
become captains and sergeants. leaders in the
fields they enter. All will be real American
citizens, better fitted because of their education.
However. the peace which we feel now may
be short-lived. As we leave high school to take
our places in the world we find that all is not
calm and peaceful. When we seniors hear and
read of the chaotic conditions in other countries.
we are filled with an overwhelming desire to
keep our beloved America above it all. How
can we help? With our strongest asset,-educa-
tion: for education is any peaceful nation's
strongest defense, and the education of the
nation's youth is the first step in maintaining
Courses in history, science, and arithmetic cer-
tainly help us, but only when they are accom-
panied by a spirit of democracy and fraternity,
both of which have always prevailed in our
public school systems. America is a melting pot
of all races. All types of people mingle and
become acquainted with one another in our
school systems, eliminating the danger of mis-
In some countries of Europe families exchange
children for several weeks of the year so that
the youth of one nation may become acquainted
with the customs and language of another
country. This promotes peace and friendship.
These countries know that ignorance breeds in-
tolerance, and intolerance breeds war. On the
other hand, understanding leads to friendship and
love. and eliminates war.
As seniors, we recognize fully the tremendous
influence our instructors have made on our lives.
We can only be deeply appreciative, but we
hope that the way we conduct our lives will
prove to our teachers and parents that they were
successful in training another small part of the
great army of peace-loving American citizens.
Parents, teachers, fellow-students, and friends,
we, the graduating class of nineteen hundred
thirty-eight, welcome you to our class day pro-
gram. Even with the happiness and excitement
that accompanies graduation there is a feeling
of deep regret at the thought of leaving our
friends of Muskegon Heights High School. At
this tuming point in our lives we look back upon
our happy years spent here and wish to thank
everyone who has aided us in attaining the tirst
rung on the ladder of success.
Looking over this world in which we are about
to take our places as men and women, we do
not lind a world waiting with open arms: in-
stead we find a world whose surface is iilled
with wars, dictators, and depressions. We know
that we cannot change the status oi the earth.
but we do know that each of us has a place
and a job to do in this world. We understand
what an important part the people as a whole
have in world alfairs and how necessary it is
that they be educated. By "educated" we do
not mean being sent to school to leam how to
carry a gun on one's shoulder or how to become
cannon fodder: we mean being sent to a school
in an educational system such as we have in
the United States, and in our own Muskegon
Heights.-a system in which the people are
taught how to live happily, peaceably. and to
run their own government.
We graduates are tortunate to have received
our education under such a system and in such
a nation. a nation which is the freest and most
envied country in the world. What makes a
nation such as ours possible? Is it not the type
ol citizen, the people themselves? And what
things make our type of citizenry possible? Are
they not our educational system. our churches,
our homes? And it our nation were at war.
would our educational system, our churches, our
homes, be as they are now? I should say not!
War is the enemy oi education and everything
creative. It destroys everything that education
builds up. War must be done away with, and
everlasting peace put in its place. Peace is a
small word but it means such a great deal-
contented homes, happy times, good schools.
Then is it not important that everyone should do
his part, no matter how small? '
But how much education do we need? Is a
high school education sufficient in order to gain
success in this world? A few years ago the
answer would have been, "Yes": but today one
teels that additional knowledge is necessary
because oi the ever-increasing competition. Where
one receives this education is not important, but
the fact that it must be obtained is the important
Each member ot our class is about to go his
own way, to fight his own battles, win or lose.
Some will go to college, others will go to work,
still others will remain at home: no matter what
we do or where we go we are "on our own."
We have been given a start: from now on it is
up to us!
At this time. on behalf oi the members ot the
class ol thirty-eight, I wish to extend to Muske-
gon Heights High School best wishes for greater
success. both on the athletic field and in scholastic
activities. I wish to thank again everyone who
has aided our class in any way. I salute and
say farewell to Muskegon Heights High School.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Class of 1938
THE WOMAN'S CLUB AWARD
MARY PURCHASE was awarded this year the
Annual Woman's Club Scholarship Award of
5100. This scholarship is awarded annually by
the Muskegon Heights Iunior Woman's Club and
the Past President's Club of the Muskegon Heights
Woman's Club. It is given to a student with
high scholastic standing, good citizenship, good
personal character and reliability.
Last year's winner oi the scholarship was
Muriel Sondeen, who is now attending Michigan
State Normal, at Ypsilanti.
The senior class is deeply grateful to the
Woman's Club for this exceptional educational
opportunity which it offers to one of its members.
IUNIOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
The Men's Union of Muskegon Iunior College
is offering an annual fifty dollar scholarship to
some Muskegon Heights High School senior for
use at Iunior College. This award is made on
the basis of scholastic standing and good
character. 'I'he winner this year was not
announced at the time The Oaks went to press.
Students may fill in the name below when the
announcement is made.
The seniors appreciate this generous award
and feel certain that such an annual addition to
the scholarship fund will be deeply appreciated
by senior classes to come.
D. A. R. AMERICAN HISTORY AWARD
EARL SCHWASS was awarded the 1938 Amer-
ican History Proficiency Award, sponsored by
the Daughters of the American Revolution. This
award is a medal, given the senior candidate
who attains the highest grading on a standard
history test prepared by Columbia University.
This test is given by the history department.
Earl's winning of this award distinguishes him
as an outstanding student of history in this school.
QUADRANGLE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
This year for the first time the Quadrangle
Club is offering a fifty dollar scholarship to
Iunior College to the girl who in the opinion of
the judges is the most deserving of it. The
award is based upon scholastic standing,
character, reliability, leadership, service. and
The winner of this scholarship this year is
The seniors are grateful to the Quadrangle
Club for this valuable addition to the school's
THE ACTIVITY TROPHY AWARD
Each year the two best all-round students of
the senior class, a boy and a girl, are selected
on the basis of the point system. The names
oi these two students are engraved on the
Activity Trophy Cup with the names of those
who have attained that distinction in previous
years. Because the announcement of this award
is not made until Iune 15, 1938, the 1938 selec-
tion is left blank below so that students may
fill in the winners' names when announced.
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UPPER THIRD OF SENIORS
Un descending exccllencyj
Lily May Geisler
Ellen Hoeken a
Polly Lou Fuess
Top Row: Left to Right: Cierlak, I. Koteles, Iacobsori, N. Stockli, Wisch, Haas, C. DeWitt, Harvey,
M. Larson, Sandy, E. Purchase. Grosse. Englund, Pothoii, Goldberg.
Row VII: Grunwaldt, Kolenic, Iurick, Meyers, N. Leisman, E. VanderVelde, E. Platt, Skok, Hook,
Howard, Fleser, P. Young, P. Parrott, Doza.
Row VI: M. VanderVeen, H. Blanshine, D. Reames, Kesteloot, Hommes, M. Wheater, Holtz, Zona,
Beecham, Atkins, Pehr, Rhodea, R. Baker, Eckermann.
V: Frisbie, Lawton, Elnick, Wildtong, Lindquist, C. Ross, Bunyan, T. Parrott, Ianenga.
Essenberg, Kerley, McCaleb, L. Korstanje, Mellow, Yeager.
Row IV: Kaiser, B. Barr, M. Wood, Hinchman, Gilbert, M. Davis, Wagner, Brayley, Charron,
Stough, Barchak, Vicik, Schreiber, A. Cooper, Powers.
Row Ill: Wright, Koch, Gould, Sheppard, Cunningham, Seng, Ostling, Corning, Engstrom, M. Wolie.
Garber, M. Young, Yorkson. Prudick, Borgerdinq.
Row II: I. Wilson, Bathrick, Nill. Baxter, A. Kanitz, Lawrence, Wade, Prus. Waggoner, M. Currey,
Cavanagh, Schmaltz, Barding, M. Kandalec, Wilson.
Front Row: L. Anderson, Ochs, Parmeter, Willcutt, Hewitt, I. Iohnson. Schrebe, Reed, Wiers,
L. Anderson. Cole, B. Carlson, V. Watson, Royle.
THE IUNIOR CLASS
On September 9, 280 Iunioxs came back to
M.l-I.H.S. for a third year ol "book larnin' The
oiiicers of the Iunior class are: Bill Chapin,
president: Bob Damm, vice-president: Shirley
Wagner, secretary: lim Seyierth, treasurer: Paul
Landgrai, sergeant at-arms. Advisers are Miss
Margrct VanRaa1te and Mr. Oscar Iohnson.
The two dances presented by the Iuniors were
very successful affairs. The "Big Apple Swing,"
was a success as a result ot the good manage-
ment of the general chairman. Marcella Young.
The "Iunior Prom" was given on May 13. On
February 4 the Iuniors presented the "Hoosier
Schoolmasterf' Richard George and Stephie
Prudich played the leads. In the speech depart-
ment, Virginia Watson participated in the oration
contest, and Ieanette Wiesenhoier took second
place in the extemporaneous contest.
Top Row: Left to Right: Newman, B. Dendrino, L. Kramer, M. Hislop, Israel, R. Christensen
A. Anderson, Schuster.
Row VII: Leech, Benson, Mitchell, A. Klett, C. Thomas, E. Hansen, Kooi, Nill. Walley, McPheron,
I. Coston, R. Williams.
Row VI: Barhitte, Muckey, Blackbum, Trosko, E. Hansen, Iozsa, Pringle, Dillman, P. Lcmdgral,
Rohde. Sponaas, K. Lutz, S. Hornak.
Row V: Earle, Hirsch, S. Arnold, I. Peterson, Pitcher, N. Watson, LaFlame, Zachariason, Oberlin,
Morbeck, Gustafson, Luders. Seylerth.
Row IV: Booker, I. Posvistak, Hershey. Ioblonicky, Visscher, Harrington, Kctrosits, Mabrey, Moore,
W. Sweet. P. Marecek, Hilliard, D. Kelley, Camp.
Row III: Schall. Sabin, C. Caughey, M. Groeneveld, Howell, Bozeman, Lake, Pstucha, George, Fox
T. Hansen, Iackson, H. Christiansen.
Row II: Mayette, Polanyi, Plichta, Holcomb, B. Kwolek, P. Schapka. Lehan, R. Neuman, C. Nelson
Chapin, Coon, V. Schapka, Pedler, Vanderwelde.
Front Row: Mogdis, Knapp, W. Sherman, Erickson, Hoenecke, Hogston, Norton, Damm, Derda
L. Coston, K. Iohnson, Luttrull, Palmer.
When it comes to sports. the Iunior class cer-
tainly excels. Outstanding Iuniors in iirst team
football were: G. Schall, I. Schuster, R. Christen-
sen, I. Coston, and G. Mayette. The outstanding
second team players were D. Hoenecke, K. Lutz.
and R. Nill.
The outstanding first-team basketball players
were: R. Christensen, P. Marecek. I. Schuster,
Wm. Chapin, I. Vischer, and C. Nelson. The
Iunior on the second team was Howard Daniels.
Track stars are: I. Vischer, D. Hoenecke, K. Lutz,
and G. Mayette. Captain Vera Reynolds steered
the Iunior girls to victory as intramural basket-
The excelling Iunior members ol the orchestra
are: Shirley Wagner, Norman Fox, Betty Carlson,
Stewart Amold, and Lina Ochs.
If the 240 Iuniors graduate next Iune it will be
the largest graduating class in the history of
Top Row: Lett to Right: Workman, Deadle, Mauch, L. Smith, Katt, Grinnewald, Benjamin, H. Musk,
Row VII: R. Choice, A. Kandalec, F. Musk, Bozeman, Nordstrom, VanderVe1de, Manning, Kramer,
Zaczek. Campbell, Harman, Iackson, Stockli, Bain, Hill, Westover, Wood.
Row VI: B. Mason, Stevens, Gardner, Block, Sievers, Carrier, Bulgack, Kubilins, Ezersky, Currie,
I. Koteles, Elenbaas, Fosdick, Nettie Cooper, Hradsky, Barrett, Carey.
Row V: I-Ioppus, Davis, Weideman, Elko, Freitas, Pavlak, R. Erickson, Lakatos, Fowler, Hoffman,
Barding, DeVall, Walker, M. Madasy, R. Madasy, Kovarcik, Holstine.
Row IV: Pike, Ochs, Schmiedeknecht. Scott, Hulka, Melin, Sulka, Sturm, Emerson, Chesny, Thorn-
berry, B. Scott, Sekeres, Remwolt, B. Brooks, Patterson, Walley, Lubert.
Row III: Aziz, Grace, Swarthout, Gary, Hedgecock, Coles, White, Mapes, Hislop, Betty Cooper.
Czerniak, Hirsch, Daugherty, Kirkpatrick, Kooi, Reelman, Stadelbauer, Kocher,
Row II: Battle, Lewis, Ritz, McFall, M. Sutherland, A. Sweet, Halgren, Veeneman, Graft, Dolislager,
Ostradick, P. Wilson, G. Iohnson, F. Kandalec, Rand, H. Williams, Sompson,
Front Row: Welch, March, E. Wallenstein, Campbell, Algeo, Tufts, Hiltner. Fallis, Schatz, Pappan.
Cirner, Miller, Ionas, Lillie, Turner, Iuhas, Perley, Swanson.
THE SOPHOMORE CLASS
There are about 320 Sophomores and when
they joined our ranks they certainly swelled our
chorus. CDO you remember those pep assem-
blies?l The class elected Thomas Begley, presi-
dent: lean Hislop, vice-president: Iane Carlson,
secretary: Maurice Brash, treasurer: lack Long-
Several Sophomores took part in the declam-
atory contest. They were lane Carlson, lean
Hislop, Donna Iean Fike, Freeda Bain, Evelyn
Graft. Rachel Hiltner, Thomas Blake, Willard
Turner, Walter Johnson and Frank Brown. Wil-
1c.:d Turner won first place and lane Carlson
The Sophomore boys did not swell the second
lootball team --f they made it! Outstanding
throughout the season were Bud Dendrino, Ierry
Hornik, Arthur Iones, lim Krepps, Iohn Pacyga,
Felix Petrongelli, Herman Radakovitz, Hugo Van-
Top Row: Left to Right: Fletcher, Werner, M. Gallup, P. Earle, Ayers. W. Hansen, Wentzel, Van-
Donkelaar, Hemphill, Dean, Ryeiield, McCormack, I. Krepps, Hulsebos, Kulikowski,
Bement. Rudd, W. Young, Pierce, Homan.
Matthews, Choice, Porter, Derby, D. Cavanaugh, A. Iones, VanNoordwyk, Van-
Beukering, Brash, Matuz, VanVeelen, Dick, N. Batchelder, Campsmith, L. Kwolek,
Row VI: Alvord.
Vanderstelt. B. Coburn, Buias.
Row V: Hogan,
Dodds, MacCaleb, Lynn, Plumhoif, Aue, D. Blaha, Naperalsky, P. LeMieux,
Vanderlaan. Opalek, R. Neuman, P. Iohnson, Hegedus, R. G. Hoekenga, Borgman,
F. Brown, R. W. Hoekenga.
Row IV: F. Petrongelli, R. Smith, W. Iohnson, Fortier, O. Sherman, Iohnston, Goven, Donald Earle
Iohnson, Ryznar, Pothofl, Schmuker, Blake, I. Hornik, L. Landgrai, I. Longtin,
Knopf, Radakovitz. R. Zimmer.
Row III: McClary, Dickinson, Walker, E. Kelley, McCormack, Ketchbaw, G. Lee, C. Marecek,
H. Bartels, Szucs, C. Kaiser, B. DeYoung, Turner, Harvey, Begley, Iacobson, Fairris.
Row II: Pacyga, Paul Davis, Zona, Carr, Sharp, Williamson, M. Sherman, Gardner, Moon, Hot-
wagner, Galy, Norton. R. Sircher, Ostling, Vandak, I. Ruiter, VonHolenstein,
Front Row: Puhalski, Wallensein, Visscher, Miner, L. Iohnson, R. Anderson, Mathews, Gomery,
Edgett, C. Murray, Robarge, Radel, Falony, Donald Edward Iohnson, LaPorte,
Humy, Brayley, Wagner.
Noordwyk, and Ray Newman. Good for you,
fellows, and more power to all the others who
worked with them! Albert Anderson was the
outstanding Sophomore boy on the first team.
In basketball, Mr. Kruizenga's second team
fared well with the help of such Sophomores as
Maurice Brash, Marshall Gallup, Lawrence Math-
ews, George Rudd. and Iames Ruiter. Albert
Anderson was the star Sophomore on the first
all work and no play makes Sophomores
class its members sponsored "Cupid's
on February 12. Bingham's orchestra
while the whole school danced and
the arrows of the attractive cupids that
with red, red hearts made up the decorations. -
With this Iine record as Sophomores we expect
big things from the Iunior Class of '39,
Top Row: Left to Right: Reid, Sprecken, M. Greene, Dykema, T. Carpenter, D. Rhodes, Wildfong,
Kennidy, Wentzel, VanDonkeIaar, E. Dewey, M. Lee.
Row VI: Loane. Klobucher, Antisdale, Nobel, B. Erickson, DeWitte, Munro, Gorman, Poliironio,
Sarasin, Feil, Williams.
Row V: Simons, Reames, Pierce, Geisler, Poulin, Aldrich, VanBoge1en, Szyler, Murphy, VanderLoan,
I. Johnson, A. Green.
IV: Chole, Steinberg, D. Iohnson, Hoffman, Willcutt, Fakatty, Lang, Dykema, Gardner,
Polifronio, Antonopulas, Battie, Coston.
M. Smith, Bogen, Turk.
III: Shafer, E. Privacky, Schuster, Szucs, Carlson, Kubicek, DeWaa1, Kurdelski,
Row II: Baker, Pastucha, Hansen, Helman, Mangione, Malavozos, Schinzel, Keefer, V. Iohnson,
Ludwig, Ross, M. Privacky.
Front Row: Kinsman, Krawizyk, Gailes, Parker, Freeman, Davies, Covlasky, Myers, Dippel, Schimke,
THE FRESHMAN CLASS
The oiticers chosen by the Freshman class of
1937 were William Parmelee as president, Don
Hendricks as vice-president, Sherwood Wagner
as secretary. Alice Keeier as treasurer, and
Stanley Filonow as sergeant-at-arms.
Although this is its tirst year in this school.
the members of the class have proved themselves
very active, both in "academics" and athletics.
In the line of sports Don Hendricks, Prank
Niemczak, and William Wiers were outstanding.
Both played on the second football team.
Both boys and girls participated in basketball.
The Captain of the Freshman girls intramural
team was Patricia Kennedy. The boys that made
Mr. Kruizenga's second team were: John Mina-
rovic, William Wiers, Sam Valuck, and Eugene
Farkas. The girls also entered the intramural
volley-ball toumament with Betty Erickson as
F RESHMAN BOYS
Top Row: Left to Bight: Pehr, Lyons, Filonow, Hendricks, Hradsky, Panzer, Stulp, L'Esperance,
Weisenburger, Tomorsky, Farkas.
Row VI: Pavlak, Kitchka, Vaughn, Beeler, Morton, Boozer, Montgomery, L. Erickson, Hiza, Dornbos,
Row V: Christiansen, H. Remwolt, W. Medler, Meyers, Wheeler, Remwolt, R. Hilliard, Gagnon,
Wood, Peply, Wiers.
Row IV: Parmelee, Kent, Kanaar, Gallant, T. Davis, Muriset, Tyler, Nichols, Postlewait, Parker,
Row III: Niemczak, Minarovic, Manthei, A. Lee, Miesen, Stevenson, Plichta, Bailey, Hoppus, Greene,
How II: Cross, Langlois, A. Groeneveld, Hemeren, M. Curry, Lakatos, Bolthouse, Wm. Iohnson,
Erickson, Kesteloot, Kulesza, E. Davis.
Front Row: Henderson, Hutchinson, Balogh, Dabrowski, I-Iosko, Barber, Bush, Cooper, Wood,
Brookman, Apostolos, Doza, Mortenson.
Members ol the Freshman Class are eligible
to enter the declamation contest. Those to par-
ticipate this year in the elimination contest were
Charles Cooper, Alice Keefer, and Lois Geisler.
Those to remain in the finals were Alice Keefer
and Lois Geisler.
On April 22, 1938, the "Spring Swing" was
given by the class, with decorations of green
and white which gave a spring setting. Morley
Bingham and his orchestra played. This dance.
with William Wiers as General Chairman and
with line supporting committees, climaxed a suc-
cessful school year for the Freshmen.
With this line record to their credit in their
freshman year this class should certainly make
a fine record for itself when all those at Central
ic-in with them to make the Sophomore Class
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. . . and the band played on."
SAM HORNAK is the boy whom you have all
seen, at one time or another during the past two
years, prancing ahead of our neatly uniformed
band. Attired in a uniform very smartly dec-
orated with gold braid, he twirled a glittering
Under Sam's able direction our band appeared
at all of the football games which were played
at home and also at our team's first night game
at Lansing Eastern.
Besides his work as drum-major, Sam also
took part in the activities ol the last growing
boys' glee club and the mixed chorus. "A very
versatile man is Sam!"
THE DRUM is one oi the most primitive ol
instruments. Its rhythmic beat early found its
way into the hearts of savages: its sinister mes-
sage has put dread into the hearts of jungle
travelers: it has guided feet in dance and stirred
them to battle march. It now forms an important
section of the band. carrying the rhythm heat of
the entire band while marching or playing con-
cert music. This picture contains the snare drum
section. Other percussion instruments are bass
drums and pair ol tympani. At the beginning
oi the year this entire section oi the band was
rather inexperienced but has shown rapid
OUR BAND had the unusual opportunity this
year oi broadcasting over radio station WKBZ.
Programs were presented each Wednesday after-
noon tor several weeks and announced by lack
Leaf, a senior, The Winter Concert on December
13 opened the music season at M.H.H.S. One
ot the most popular numbers presented in the
Spring Concert, April 26, was Churchill's "Heigh-
ho," from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."
For the first time, a special Band Concert was
successfully given on May 24. The band also
played an important part in the West Shore
UNUSUALLY LARGE is the M.H.H.S. band this
year. There are about 80 members and they
occupy the entire auditorium stage. Due to the
wonderful work done by Mr. Schulze, our band
is now rated among the best in Western Michigan.
The largest single section is the trumpet and
comet group, made up entirely ot underclassmen.
This section will be stronger for next year's band
because they are striving tor better tone and
Better instrumentation has been made possible.
due to purchase of new instruments by the
Board of Education, thus giving the band better
balance, depth, and tone quality.
Practice is one means of achievement
MR. A. M. COURTRIGHT. director of the high
school orchestra, has charge not only of the
directing of our orchestra but also instructs the
members of the grade school orchestras as well.
His work with these groups includes the trans-
posing and copying of many difficult selections
to aid the student in the reading of them. Me-
chanical drawing classes also number among his
many duties. With these facts in mind, we will
appreciate more the great talents which this quiet
person is so shy about pointing out, and to him
we express thanks for the development of our
TOM BEGLEY. pictured above in the act of
rendering some very difficult selection, is one of
the members who help to make up the string
section of our orchestra which this year num-
bered about thirty-three. This section consisted
of about twenty-two violins, three cellos, five
violas, and two basses. There are only four of
the forty-five members graduating this year, so
the group next year should make a very good
showing among the other orchestras of its size
in this district. In the wood-wind section there
are three members: the brasses include six: the
percussions, two. t
THE ORCHESTRA during the last few years
has broken away from the old precedent of
playing only classical selections and has worked
up several popular semi-classic numbers. Among
those were the late George Gershwin's "Of Thee
I Sing," the ever popular "Showboat" by Ierome
Kern, and Rudolf Friml's "Student Prince."
Along with these the group has also worked
on such well known classics as the first move-
ment of Shubert's "Unfinished Symphony," Saint
Sains' "Bacchavale" from "Samson and Delila,"
Mozart's "Minuet" from the G Minor Symphony.
THE ORCHESTRA this year was the largest
ever organized in the history of the school. lt
had forty-five members of which forty-one are
expected to be in it again in the fall. The group
made many appearances during the year. Out-
standing among them were the fall and spring
concerts: the junior and senior plays: the May
Festival: several of the assemblies: the Muske-
gon Iunior College Spring play: and the year
will be closed with their playing at Commence-
ment and the Baccalaureate services for the
Seniors. With these appearances completed, our
orchestra will have had indeed another very
GLEE CLUBS AND MIXED CHORUS
. . . singing is the thing that makes you cheery!
GIRLS' GLEE CLUB got oft to a rather slow
ot the illness ot the
Dexter. Mrs. Iames
start this year because
director. Miss Margaret
Henderson substituted for some time and directed
Concert. Mr. Schulze
the girls in the Winter
took charge of all vocal groups in February, and
under his guiding baton, the unusually large
group of about eighty girls became a well
In the Spring Concert the Glee Club sang.
Mendelssohn's, "Lift Thine Eyes" from "Elijah,"
"Follow Me Down to Carlow," Irish folk song.
and "Bendemeer's Stream," They also sang at
"WHEN CORK WAS KING, and everything
was minstrelsy, you know .... " The trio of
cork besmeared countenances in the above
picture belong to three members of the Boys'
Glee Club who took part in "The Cottontown
Iubileef' produced through the combined efforts
of the eighty members of the club and their
director, Mr. Schulze. Speaking about faces, we
see some resemblance between those above and
the famous facial expression of Ioe E. Brown,
comedian. By the looks of things. polka dot bow
ties and extremely large collars seem to be "All
the rage" in Cottontown. A fair crowd of
minstrelial fans enjoyed the show presented April
MR. SCHULZE, director ot the Boys' Glee Club.
Girls' Glee Club, Band, and Mixed Chorus, is
shown swinging a baton at the latter of the two
choral groups. tHe swings a baton when he
can keep one in less then two pieces.l The
gentleman from the tall com state has proven,
in the two years he has been here, that he can
handle both large and small groups. A graduate
of Northwestern University. Mr. Schulze is a
Bachelor of Music but not "A bachelor in matri-
mony." As a result of the wonderful efforts of
Mr. Schulze, the membership of each of his
classes has grown until they have almost
reached the limits of favorable growth.
CLOSE HARMONY and perfect blending of
mixed voices under the direction of Mr. Schulze
is the musical treat that the Mixed Chorus is
capable of producing. Because of the range of
voices in the Mixed Chorus, a wide variety of
selections can be very pleasingly produced, mak-
ing this group the finest of the three singing
groups in the school. The Mixed Chorus this
year sang in The Fall Concert, The Spring Con-
cert, and The Music Festival. Next fall, if he
has charge of The Mixed Chorus, Mr. Schulze
hopes to enlarge the group to sixty very select
and choice voices.
Art for art's sake . . . and ours, too!
FIGURE DRAWING was the first project started
in Art classes this year by Miss Nellie M. Iohn-
son. That both moming and afternoon classes
enjoyed this work is shown by the fact that a
large proportion of the completed assignment
was exhibited in the art department. Charcoal,
colored chalk and ink were the preferred med-
iums. The above picture shows Sherman Lloyd
and Chester Leuders, two members of the art
class, engaged in figure drawing and designing.
In these classes portraits were painted from
life, various members posing as models. The
technical aspect of painting by the use of shad-
ing was taken up in portraiture.
A SENIOR MEMBER of the art class, Neva
Maynard, is seen studying one of the outstanding
poster designs produced by Beaux Arts Club.
The Goodfellows, a philanthropical organization,
staged a poster contest just before the holiday
season in which Schools of Greater Muskegon
took part. Iack Leaf, a graduating senior, of
Muskegon Heights High School. won the contest.
The art classes also submitted work in other
poster contests. Many exceptional designs were
entered in the National Meat Poster contest and
in the New York World Fair contest. To be
effective, these posters must be original in
design, yet snappy in slogan and color.
SURPRISING APTITUDES were developed in
the two classes in sculpturing. Nellie Lavryn-
chuk, a graduating senior, is shown carving a
plaster of Paris figure. This process involves
the use of such instruments as scalpel, knives of
different sizes, hammer and chisel. Clay, soap,
and plaster of Paris are the three dimensional
materials used as mediums. Soap carving is
the most popular among the students, with clay
work running a close second. A novel innova-
tion involving the use of starch, salt and water
was successfully made by one enterprising stu-
d:nt for the first time in this type of work.
BEAUX ARTS CLUB members have been work-
ing in the three dimensional materials-soap.
clay, and plaster of Paris. They are exhibited
in the art room with other statues and handicraft.
The Club has its business meetings every other
Friday. It has established an honor point sys-
tem by which a member is rewarded a gold
pin if he earns filly points within the semester.
If successful, this system will continue. The
officers this year are president, lack Leaf: vice-
president, Ed Koslosky: secretary, Kenneth H.
Iohnson: chairman, Sherman Lloyd: and adviser,
Miss Nellie M. Iohnson.
"E'en though vanquished.
THE DEBATE SQUAD this year included lack
Turner, Hall Ketchum, and Lily May Geisler. all
former members. New members added to this
experienced group were Marcella Young, Bill
Booker, and Ieanetie Weisenhofer. The Nalional
Forensic League is one of the major club organ-
izations in our high school and has been among
our activities for many years. Officers this year
are president, Iack Turner: secretary, Lily May
Geisler: and advisers. Miss Iulia Royse and Mr.
Eugene Gillaspy. Points are awarded in
forensics and letters may be won on the point
basis as in sport activities.
AN ORATION is an original speech, written
and delivered by the contestant, usually dealing
with some pressing problem ot the day. In this
year's contest five students took part. Earl
Schwass won first place with his oration
"Democracy In The Balance," Betty Smith took
second with "This Civilized America," and Don
Phelps won third place with "A West Point for
Civil Servants." Margery Brunk and Virginia
Watson also competed in the contest.
Earl Schwass, the winner of first place, repre-
sented the school in the sub-district contest at
Grand Haven in which he took second place.
he would argue stil1!"
EXTEMPORANEOUS speaking is a difficult art.
requiring quick thinking and a capacily for
staring away a great deal of knowledge where
it can be called torth at a moment's notice.
General topics are first assigned the contestant,
and an hour before the contest he is given a
definite topic based on these general topics. This
gives him one hour in which to prepare his
This year Lily Mae Geisler, speaking on Iohn
L. Lewis and the CIO and the sitdown strike,
won first in the school contest, the sub-district.
and the district contests, competing with Mus-
kegon, Grand Rapids, and others.
THE ANNUAL DECLAMATION CONTEST. open
to Freshmen and Sophomores, was held on March
16. Sixteen students competed in the preliminary
and eight in the finals.
Willard Turner, a sophomore, won first place
in the local high school contest. lane Carlson
won second, and Tom Blake won third.
On April 6, Willard Tumer represented our
school in the sub-dislrict contest at Grand Haven.
He won second place in the sub-district, after
competing against Holland, Muskegon, Grand
Rapids, and Grand Haven. Willard was also
very active in the debate work this year.
Liqhtnin' struck but once-and made a hit!
IOHN THOMAS as "Iohn Marvin," and Lorraine
Iohnell as "Mildred Buckley," adopted daughter
of the "Ioneses" played the ingenue leads.
"Lightnin"' Bill Iones is leaving them, alone.
Among the supporting characters were Marian
Hislop, characterizing "Mrs. Iones," the part taken
by Irene Rich in the movie. The villain of the
play was characterized by lack Turner as "Ray-
mond Thomas," Lily Mae Geisler, as the gay
young divorcee and Sherman Lloyd, playing the
"small town" judge added comedy to the atmo-
sphere. "Mr. and Mrs. Harper," otherwise Iack
Leaf and Betty Smith, offered the pathetic side cf
John Marvin .
Oscar Nelson .
Fred Peters .
Taxi-man . .
Hotel clerk .
Mrs. Jones .
. Jack Turner
. Jack Leaf
. Carl Lund
Mrs. Margaret Davis . Lily Mae Geisler
Mrs. Harper . . . Betty Smith
Freoda . . . Margery Brunk
Emily Jarvis . . . Inez Spahr
Mrs. Moore . . Betty McGregor
Mrs. Jordan . Hallie Johnson
Mrs. Starr .... Colleen Felber
Mrs. Ccgshall ..... Mary Jensen
Mrs. Preston ...,. Mary Strand
A SPARKLING BIT OF COMEDY was offered
by Bill Iandres as Oscar, the blunt Scandinavian
and Robert Wortelboer, "Zeb," provoked many
a laugh from the audience. The prologue re-
quired a log cabin scene in California: the first
and third acts a summer resort on the border
line between California and Nevada while the
second was a court room. The preparation and
scenery were all under the direction of special
committees under the guiding hands of Miss Royse
and Mr. Gillaspy. The make-up was especially
interesting as a result of the dramatics classes'
aiding in applying it. '
"I,IGH'l'NIN'," a tried and true comedy by Win-
chell Smith and Frank Bacon, was presented by
our senior class this spring. One oi the writers,
Frank Bacon, starred in its successful Broadway
run, taking the part oi "Lightnin' " Bill Iones. Later
in Hollywood the running of the play was con-
tinued and it was made into a successful movie.
Eugene Clawson took the part of "Lighlnin"' in
our production and really created a character as
must have been imagined by the playwrights
themselvesp He created in our minds the role
that Will Rogers created in the movies, but best
of all was that through it all shone his own
Left to right: lean Ruiter, Kendrick Dillman, Shirley Wagner, Richard George lThe Hoosier
Schoolmasterl, Stephie Prudick, Comell Schultz, Ie anette Wiesenhoier. Iames Earle.
Offered with the hope it will revive a vanished era . . .
One ol the finest examples of high school dra-
matics was presented February 4 by the IIHHOI'
Class oi '38 when they produced their version
ot the beloved play, "The Hoosier Schoolmaster.
A cast oi twenty-six members oi the junior class
made this play the success it proved. to be.
Stephie Prudick and Richard George displayed
outstanding talent as the leads in "The Hoosier
Schoolmaster." Other characters who showed
unusual ability were Ieanette Wiesenhoter, as
Mrs. Sarah lane Means: Clarence Vandervelde.
as Von Schroeder: Comell Schultz. as Bud
Means: Kendrick Dillman. as lack Means: lean
Ruiter, as Mirandy Means: Shirley Wagner' PS
Martha Hawkins: and Kenneth Kooi, as Squire
Ralph Hart ook tRichard Georgel. a young
man of courageous spirit, found that teaching on
the "Flat Creek Deestrick ol southem Indiany"
in 1872 required pluck and wit as well as "book
lamin'." In view of the fact that he was young
and inexperienced and not a pugilistic type.
presented many dilficulties. To make things even
more complicated. he tell in love with Hannah
Thompson fStephie Prudickl. a beautiful girl.
Through the etlorts of "Flat Creek" criminals. he
became the victim ol an unscrupulous plot, which.
in the end, unwound itself in an extremely excit-
One of the lavorite scenes that the audience
as well as the cast will never forget is the Spell-
ing Bee scene in the Flat Creek Schoolhouse.
That scene was made to stand out above all the
rest by the splendid acting oi Kenneth Kooi as
Squire Hawkins. Another scene that will always
stand out in one's memory is the Court Scene.
It was in that scene that Bill Booker showed his
ability as a prosecuting attomey, and F. I.
Phillips presented his version of the "Cracked
Jack Means, school trustee .................... Kendrick Dillman
Sarah Jane Means, his wife ............ Jeanette Wiesenhofcr
Bud Means, their son .................................. Cornell Schultz
Mirandy, their daughter .................................... Jean Ruiter
Ralph Hartsook. the schoolmaster ............ Richard George
Hannah Thompson, the hound girl ........ ..Stephie Prudick
Betsy Short, Mirandy's friend ................ Mary Ann Davis
Squire Hawkins, a former schoolmaster .... Kenneth Kool
Martha Hawkins, the Sguire's niece ...... Shirley Wagner
Larkin Lanham, spelling team captain ........ Leo Kramer
Jeems Phillips, champion speller .......... Robert Gustafson
Jeems Buchanan, spelling team captain .... Daniel Moore
Samantha Singer, a speller ...................... Helen Lawrence
Pete Jones, a rascal ...................................... Eugene Hirsch
Mrs. Jones, his wife .................................... Frances Garber
Von Schroeder, "The Dutchman." Clarence VanderVeIde
Mrs. Von Schroeder, his wife .................... Thelma Sandy
Granny Sanders. a witch doctor .................. Nina Stockll
Dr. Small. a villaln .......................................,.. James Earle
Reverend Bosaw, a "Hard-shell" preacher..Sam Hornak
A Constable ......................,............................. Steve Polanyl
Attorney Bronson, prosecutor .......................... Bill Booker
Squire Underwood, trlal magistrate ...... Gordon Hershey
Walter Johnson, apprentice to Dr. Small
Tom Bifleld. "General Andrew Jackson" .... F. J. Phllllps
Mr. Pearson, an old soldier .................... Murray Newman
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"Then to the well-trod stage anon,
If Ionson's learned sock be on!"
MAKE-UP plays an imporiant part in a good
performance of a play. Naturally colored faces
off-stage, become pale white masks behind the
footlights when the proper make-up is not used.
Its presence puts the finishing touches on an
otherwise rough-edged character. Lillian Walley
is being made-up by our own "Max Factor,"
Sam Hornak, during class. The group has been
studying the part grease paint plays in character
delineation. The footlights are so powerful that
make-up must be slightly exaggerated in order
to be carried. The one color law that all make-
up adherents must follow is that Black recedes
and White advances.
"THE VERY LATEST." says the French milliner
as two students, Lily Mae Geisler and Sherman
Lloyd. act out a pantomime problem in dramatics
class. "Pantomime is acting without speech as
a means of expressing one's self." This cultivates
the students' imaginations. In this type of acting
the subject creates his scene with the help of
only a few properties. The test of a true actor
is pantomime and its presence in a play is
always welcomed. The beginning of this art
can be traced to the early Grecian festivals.
Such work is only a part of the interesting study
of dramatics. The value lies in the development
and projection of a character.
THESE ENERGETIC THESPIANS are rehearsing
one of the Dramatic Club's one-act plays, called
"The Florist Shop." Acting alone does not pro-
vide enough work for all students: every branch
of the theater is used as subjects for discussion.
This makes a more perfected performance
possible because in this way all angles are
studied. The Club presented three plays the
first season. Officers are: president, Shennan
Lloyd: vice-president, Lily May Geisler: secretary,
Margery Brunk: publicity chairman, Annajane
Yeager and Derek Hopkinson. The Club's con-
stitution was composed and compiled by the
WHETHER IIM EARLE is interested in the
young lady or fastening scenery are two dif-
ferent matters, not to be discussed at this moment.
But what we can tell you is that the young
lady is Bonnie Wachsmuth, head of the student
scenery department. She and her assistant are
attaching an imitation door on one of the sets.
If the hinges aren't correctly placed, an actor
may pull the whole set down.when he opens
the door. If the door opens in or out is another
vital question. A scenery expert must have a
knowledge of carpentry, art, and common sense
because his job is very important in the success
of a play.
The study of language and literature leads to world wide understanding
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT, headed by Miss
Iulia A. Sprague, has the largest enrollment of
any course in high school. Three years of the
subject are required for a diploma, and the
senior year is elective. Literature and grammar
are combined in all courses except the junior
year, which consists entirely of English literature.
ln the freshman and sophomore courses, the
principles of wrilten and oral composition are
taught. Senior English is a review of technical
grammar points, which is most desirable for stu-
dents entering college.
LATIN is a Romance Language and the French.
Spanish, Roumanian, and the Italian languages
are outgrowths of Latin. Latin offers a two year
course in our High School but may be extended
in college. The first three semesters are spent
in intensive grammatical study of the Latin Lan-
guage and the last semester, the knowledge
acquired is applied in reading Iulius Caesar's
"Commentaries." Many English words are de-
rived from Latin and so it is very useful in help-
ing you use bettter English. Above is a picture
of a map of Europe. and some fourth semester
students. Mr. Kruizenga is the instructor.
THE LITERATURE COURSE offers a varied pro-
gram. Freshmen study such classics as Steven-
son's "Treasure Island" and Shakespeare's "Iulius
Caesar." The sophomore course consists of read-
ing "Silas Marner," by Eliot: "Idy1ls of the King"
by Tennyson and "Merchant of Venice" by Shakes-
peare. A two-semester study of the literary
history of England provides enjoyment for the
juniors. lt includes stories from "Beowulf," in
ancient times, to Virginia Woolf, of modern
times. Senior literature is the study of the Amer-
ican side of our inheritance. All four are sup-
plemented by outside reading.
ROLLING A FRENCH "r" proves a stumbling-
block but also provides a great deal of fun for
most beginning French students. The language
is one of the most fascinating foreign tongues
and is widely employed because of its practica-
bility. It is very pleasing to the ear because
there are no harsh vowel sounds. Besides the
routine class work in grammar and vocabulary,
and reading and translation, French history. build-
ings, and customs are studied. Students also
test their knowledge by writing French themes.
Miss Kathleen Macdonald is the instructor. This
course is valuable to students taking French in
A background for the future
CIVICS CIRCLE-as pointed out by Alice
Keeler to Mr. Gillaspy's civics class shows the
circle ot economic activity and man's way of
earning a living which represents the studies of
the ninth grade civics classes. This course also
consists of studying the standards of proper liv-
ing, buying and selling, government's control of
industry and natural resources, and civil service.
The most important feature oi this course, how-
ever, is the building of citizenship by learning
the rights and duties of citizens to make the stu-
dents better citizens of their respective communities.
MR. MCKENZIE is shown with Vasile Shapka
pointing out that bit of "terra firma" known as
the United States during a session ot his Amer-
ican history class. The study oi exploration.
expansion, invention. causes and results of wars,
each presidents' administration, and our country's
policies both at home and abroad, beginning
with the visit Columbus paid the Indians to
history made today, is included. To make this
course more interesting and complete current
events are discussed regularly. It is amazing to
note the relationship between text book history
and current history.
MISS MACDONALD is having Helen Zaczek
point out Egypt on a large colored map. Maps,
incidentally, are very important and used con-
stantly in this history course. World History is
studied by the sophomores and begins at the
time when prehistoric man and beast roamed the
earth, coming right up to modern times and cur-
rent events. The value oi history is to indicate
the steps by which man has learned to cooperate
with his fellow men. Although the students are
usually puzzled as to whether Christopher Colum-
bus sailed the deep blue sea in 1493 or sailed
the ocean in 1492, they usually know when the
war oi 1812 was fought.
ECONOMICS, the very essence ot living, is
the problem before this studious group of 12-2
students, taught hy Mr. Iames Verduin. The
group shown here is engrossed in the "ins-and
outs" of the economic business cycle, including
exchange, production, distribution, and consump-
tion. Students learn, in this course, the general
workings oi business in relation to social condi-
tions and various world-situations. They learn
to iorm judgments on financial conditions and to
"feel the pulse" oi the stock market from time to
time. It gives them an introduction to the ways
of making a living and saves future headaches.
Mathematics, the science oi clear thinkers
ADVANCED ALGEBRA offers a chance for
those who enjoyed freshman algebra to gain
more knowledge oi the subject. The classes are
taught by Miss Kurtz, who follows the general
method oi assigning homework which is dis-
cussed in class. These discussions, which are
frequently interrupted by the screech ot chalk
being applied to the blackboard by an un-
practiced hand, prove very helpful. The course
begins with an extensive review of the funda-
mentals, linear, equations, and factoring. This
is followed by work dealing with radicals, ex
ponents, and quadratic equations.
COLLEGE ALGEBRA is the most advanced
math course. During the course the funda-
mental operations and factoring are reviewed.
The students are taught the correct method of
handling fractional and negative exponents, of
solving quadratics and linear equations, and oi
graphing them. The study oi progressions, com-
pleted numbers. and determinants occupies tr
large part of the semester. The theory ot equa-
tions. and logarithms are also touched upon. The
semester's work is kept in a notebook which is
turned in every marking period and the pupil is
allowed to work at the speed he desires.
PLANE GEOMETRY, one oi the very important
iundamental math courses, is studied by an aver-
age ot forty pupils per year. The main purpose
ot the course is to increase the students' ability
to study thoroughly and reason soundly. The
necessity of well-drawn figures and good con-
struction is emphasized. Someone has said that
if one has a good geometric figure beiore him.
his problem is half solved. Properties of para-
llelograms, triangles, and circles are studied in
sections. Problems using the theorems studied
are solved and practical applications of the
principles are discussed.
SOLID GEOMETRY, the sequel to Plane Geome-
try, is a course taken by an average oi thirty
students per year. To the student pictured above,
proving a proposition, a well drawn figure is
very necessary because of the difficulty in por-
traying three dimensions on a plane surface.
The most interesting individual projects of the
year are the construction of sets of many-sided
cardboard figures. The pupils' ability to reason
out and prove propositions is further cultivated,
and problems involving the fundamentals studied
are solved. It develops the imagination.
BIOLOGY AND GENERAL SCIENCE
Frogs, Microscopes, Steam Engines . . . a great variety
UNTIL MODERN TIMES, natural history was the
term used to describe life, either of plants or of
animals. Long ago there was little attempt made
to distinguish between such sciences as astron-
omy, physics. or chemistry. Only a little knowl-
edge of each was known to anyone. Today, it
is often possible for a high school student to
choose only one such field for specialization. An
interesting part of the study of general science
is the life-study of certain great scientists. such
as Galileo. the man who watched a pendulum
swing and thus discovered a method of telling
time. Newton and Pasteur and others prove
USING THE MICROSCOPE is one of the first
things taught in the study of biology. It is neces-
sary that each student know every detail about
the microscopes before they can be used. With
the microscopes, the study of amoeba and proto-
zoa proves to be very interesting. During the
study of plants the students are shown slides
of various leaves, stems, and petals of plants.
The microscope also shows the minute structure
of different parts of animals. The invention of
the microscope has been a great aid in making
the knowledge of science extend to greater fields.
GENERAL SCIENCE is the connecting subject
between nature study in the lower grades and
the higher special sciences such as chemistry.
physics. zoology, botany, and biology, all of
which are usually taught in the higher grades
ot high school and college. Science leads thn
pupils to define and solve their own problems
by original thinking. By this method any num-
ber of questions which begin with "Why?" and
"How?" can be figured out by the pupil it though.
is taken into consideration. A really scientific
student never jumps to conclusions: he waits and
experiments until he can prove a fact beyond a
DISSECTING I-'ROGS is one of the interesting
projects of biology. The student seen above is
about to begin his dissection work on the frog.
These frogs are kept in a jar of formaldehyde
which helps to preserve them until the work is
completed. Frogs make up only a small portion
of the laboratory live-stock. In the aquarium
there are fish, snails, a water-puppy, and newts.
There are also in the classroom snakes tnon
poisonousl, lizards, tree-toads, an alligator. sala-
manders, turtles, crabs, and buttterflies. The stu-
dent is also taught the functions of the plant and
PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
This world is governed by a Law.
WALT POSVISTAK. a student in physics, is
shown above conducting an experiment in light.
With the use oi a Bunsen photometer, any student
of physics can determine the candle power of a
lamp by applying the results ot his experiment
to the Law of Intensity which is as follows: The
candle powers of two light sources are directly
proportional to the squares of their distances
from the screen. The understanding of mathe-
matics and algebra is almost essential in the
study of each of the divisions of physics, namely:
mechanics, heat, sound, light, and electricity.
PI-IYLLIS YOUNG. chemist-in-the-making, is
shown preparing sulphur dioxide by the action
of concentrated sulphuric acid on zinc. Action
is aided by gentle heating. As all students oi
chemistry know, sulphur dioxide is a heavy color-
less gas. The whiteness of the gas coming from
the test-tube in the picture is caused by traces of
sulphur trioxide. Sulphur dioxide is one of the
many interesting gases studied in chemistry. In
some cases, sulphur dioxide acts as an oxidizing
agent. and in others as a reducing agent. It can
be dissolved in water to form sulphurous acid.
Sulphur-mining is an interesting studY also.
EXPERIMENTS IN PHYSICS must be preceded
by a thorough understanding oi the problem.
Three days ot the week are devoted to class-
room discussion and the remaining two days to
the laboratory work. The experiment being
studied in the above picture is one in sound.
pertaining to the study of laws governing the
vibration rate oi strings. The three "string-
twangers" and "tuning-tork bangers" conducting
this experiment are Russell Iohnson, Carl Lund,
and Iohn Thomas. Their three-stringed instru-
ment is known as a sonometer. Many other ex-
periments ol this nature make the study of physics
extremely interesting and practical.
CHEMISTRY. taught under the able instruction
ot Mr. R. L. Rakestraw. is an interesting and
worthwhile subject for study. A knowledge ot
the fundamentals will aid anyone in any walk
of lite. It completed, the course requires two
semesters of diligent study on the part of the
student. Above is shown a part oi the 2:15 class
tsecond semesterl, conducting an experiment with
sulphur dioxide and sulphurous acid. Every pre-
caution is taken to prevent accidents in the "lab":
aisles are kept clear, a tire extinguisher is always
near at hand. To prevent acid burns, a bottle
of ammonium hydroxide is always within reach.
Faith. 'tis the thing that makes the world go 'round
SHORTHAND is a method of writing words in
the shortest possible means.
The beginning class 11-1 starts with three prac-
tice pages. Each semester the required pages
increase until they reach 10 pages which are
to be handed in at class time every day. The
beginning shorthand student takes dictation very
slowly, but the fourth semester student is required
to take dictaticn and be able to transcribe back
at the rate of 100 words per minute. The third
and fourth semesters are devoted to the speed
building, accuracy, and increasing the vocabulary.
Miss Irene M. Brief is the instructor.
IUNIOR OFFICE TRAINING, taught by Miss
Kathryn Reid, is the students' first commercial
subject. Besides giving them an accurate idea
of just what is required of a junior office worker,
it acquaints them with the fundamentals of bus-
iness and its procedure: it acquaints them with
the more common business documents. As ma-
chines are playing an important part in business
today, Iunior Office Training gives the students a
knowledge of the many different kinds used. The
operation of several of these machines is learned
later. Iunior Office Training is a subject to be
studied with advantage by each student.
Mr. PETERMAN is explaining a model resource
and liability statement to a fourth semester class.
In this semester the students work out financial
statements for all the members of the faculty.
They also complete a practice set compiled by
Mr. Peterman. In addition to this they are taught
to file social security and income tax reports.
The other bookkeeping classes devote their time
to keeping books for imaginary firms. This is
the first time there have been two advanced
bookkeeping classes because of the increase in
the number of students.
SENIOR OFFICE TRAINING gives the commer-
cial student practical experience in the duties of
the secretary-stenographer. The aim and purpose
of the course is to develop and perfect the stu-
dent's ability as a shorthand typist as well as a
writer of business correspondence. Each Mon-
day, Miss Kathryn Reid, instructor, announces the
weekly assignments. These are handed in the
following week in the form of budgets, contain-
ing various business papers. Accuracy tests are
given daily and speed tests twice a week. Each
student is assigned to a certain teacher as a
stenographer and has the use of a typewriter
two hours a day.
FOODS AND CLOTHING
Two things every girl should know.
SERVlNG FOODS in an attractive manner is
only one of the many phases of home-making
taught in our foods department by Miss Gladys
Reid. Besides the regular work in planning and
cooking breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners, the
girls listen to various demonstrators who visit the
classes during the year. Then, too, the girls
visit places of business, studying commercial
methods of cooking and baking. Such trips prove
highly interesting and give the girls a broader
interest and knowledge oi the subject. Serving
is done in classes and is put into practice on a
larger scale in the high school cafeteria.
PARIS DEGREES shorter skirts, Tyrolean styles,
and bright colors tor this season . . .
Girls in Miss Mina Morris' clothing classes
eagerly scan these fashion bulletins before choos-
ing their projects for the year. But the principles
of design, the harmony ol colors, and the selec-
tion ol pattern and material suited to the individ-
ual are just a few ol the things a clothing student
must consider before she is ready to use the sew-
ing machines. The girls must discover their
wardrobe needs and decide whether they should
make a blouse, skirt, dress, coat, or maybe an
BALANCED MEALS are most important from
the standpoint of health. The girls must learn to
combine necessary minerals and vitamins as
well as other good elements in order to iorm the
pertect diet. Color plays a great part in the art
of cooking. too, because people are always
attracted by interesting lood combinations.
Science must not be omitted from the course, how-
ever, and so part oi the semester is devoted to
the study of processes of digestion and the uses
of various foods in the body. Any girl can de-
rive a great deal ol benefit from such valuable
and interesting work.
PRESSING THE GARMENT well is the impor-
tant finishing touch lar all of the clothing projects
made in the clothing department. The girls style
their completed garments before their classmates,
who offer their criticisms. In this way they de-
velop poise and are then ready to model their
handiwork in the annual style show which is
presented each spring. At this event the mothers
and friends ol the girls are invited and are served
tea by the foods classes. A course in clothing is
invaluable to any girl because it encourages
good taste and smartness ol dress at a minimum
WOODWORK AND MECHANICAL DRAWING
Crafts of T-square and chisel
WITH T-SQUARE, scale, dividers, and other
drawing instruments approximately 100 boys of
our school learn to draw, make, and read blue-
prints in our mechanical drawing department.
Courses offered in mechanical drawing are:
Elemen'1ry and Advanced Detail Drafting, Wood-
work Drawing, Sheet Metal Drafting, Mechanisms,
Mechanical Design, Descriptive Geometry, Archi-
tectural Drawing, and a study of the orders of
architecture and free hand sketching. In one or
two of the courses the making of tracings and
blueprints are required, giving the student the
principle of blueprint making from start to finish.
MAX RYEFIELD tpencil above earl is carefully
watching Mr. Dingler, instructor, check one of
his drawings made for the construction of a cabi-
net. Drawings and a bill of materials must be
provided by the student for each project under-
taken by him. Pieces of fumiture such as
beautifully finished cedar chests, smoking stands,
cabinets, and what-not shelves are only a few
of the many articles made in the school's wood-
work department. Although woodworking, as an
industry, isn't what it used to be, there is always
room at the top, and some of the boys of our
school are planning a woodworking career.
MR. COURTRIGHT, Mechanical Drawing in-
structor, is checking over a student's drawing for
errors in his work. tHe found some errors, too!!
Under the watchful eye of Mr. Courtright, a
student soon learns to find most of his own errors
and how to correct them: all of the errors must
be corrected before the drawing receives the
final mark. Besides teaching the boys to be neat
and accurate, the courses in mechanical drawing
are a good introduction to a drafting or an
FLYING CHIPS and turnings cover everything
as Ralph Sircher works at lathe number six.
Ralph is shown here turning a box on the large
face-plate in the woodwork shop. A sharp chisel
plus a sharp eye and knowledge as how to
properly hold the chisel without any personal
injury are required before any boy may do lathe
work. The boys in the woodwork shop under the
direction of Mr. Dingler use the lathes to make
beautiful table legs, lamps, boxes, dishes, bowls,
and many other useful articles. In addition to
the product one can see, there are good habits
and attitudes of mind being developed.
Many a successful man got his start this way
THE PRINTING AND PUBLICATIONS depart-
ment of Heights High offers much of interest and
education to anyone. Here all technical work
connected with the printing of report cards, ab-
sence excuses. etc., as well as the Acorn and
Oaks, is done. The first thing that meets our
eyes is, quite naturally, a student "setting type."
Our guide, Mr. Calvin Koehn, informs us that
printing from engraved wooden blocks was
known to the Chinese as early as 50 B. C. He
also added, "lt remained. however, for Iohannes
Gutenberg to invent movable typed-which has
done more for the spread of education than any
THE PRESS ROOM, is a very busy place at
all times. but you have arrived when the presses
were never busier, as this year's edition of the
Senior yearbook, The Oaks, is now rolling off
the presses. Our equipment is overtaxed for the
amount of work we have to put out: the work
is growing in both volume and size. The size
of the annual represents the maximum size of
printing surface that can be produced efficiently
by a group of high school students. However.
we have had some additions to the equipment
in the form of new type-you saw it used in
the later issues of The Acorn-which is very
THE IOB COMPLETED, the next scene in our
little travelogue shows Mr. Koehn, printing in-
structor, helping a student fLyle Pitcherl figure
the number of points in an advertisement which
may be seen in its completed form in this year-
book. Close figuring is necessary to see that
the ad does not only fill the space for which
the advertiser contracted, but also so that it will
not overcrowd the page or become troublesome
when it comes to lockup and make-ready for the
press. The object in hand looks like a ruler,
but don't let it fool you: in the language of the
trade it's a "1ine-gauge," with which type is
THE PAPER-CUTTER is the next focal point,-
"shears" to you. Why, there's Iim Fairris. . .
Humm, that's funny: he's too busy to be bothered.
At this machine all paper cutting is done CWell,
there are shears in the press room, but who uses
them anymore?l for every job done in the school
print-shop. "The first step in cutting stock is to
figure how you're going to divide the large sheet
to get the maximum number of sheets of the
size desired. A sheet of strawboard is placed
on the bottom and the top of the paper to be
cut. This insures a clean cut, prevents soiling,
and keeps the clamps from creasing the paper.
ACORN AND OAKS
"His words were oaks in acorns . . . "
HARRIETTE LUNDBERG is shown here doing
some of the work necessary to complete a publi-
cation ot the Oaks. All assignments must be
made to certain people to write up. When these
assignments are completed, the finished article
must be handed back, re-read, corrected, and
approved. This constitutes only a small fraction
of the inter-working of a school publication, be-
cause each article requires a great deal of
thought and accuracy. The same method of work
is carried out in publishing our bi-weekly news-
paper the "Acorn," which proved a great success
this year as well as previous years.
MARY BENDUS, Administration Editor, is busy
looking through the tile to check up on the
amount of material needed to complete another
section ol the Oaks. The staff this year numbers
seventy-three. Their work has been somewhat
heavier than in previous years as the copy had
to be very exact and in some cases it was
difficult to tell all the important things and still
keep the copy correctly fitted. Another big
problem was getting the reporters to keep their
stories in reference to the pictures, but a staff
of 73 is not so large that everyone did not have
a great deal ol work to do.
EARL SCHWASS, feet up on the desk, has
been editor-in-chief of our school publications,
the Acorn and the Oaks. This year the members
ol the Acorn Staff participated in the Western
Michigan Press Conference lor high school
journalists, which was held at Muskegon High
School. A poster depicting the publishing of an
edition of the Acorn took second place in the
contest in which posters from a number of other
schools also were presented.
Another "new wrinkle" this year was the
Scribbler's Club which was organized in the
fall. Several parties were enjoyed by the group
through this new social organization.
MR. WILLIAM MURRAY, adviser for The Oaks,
has a great deal of credit coming to him for the
success of every Oaks for the last few years.
Though many students fail to realize it, most of
the responsibility falls on him, In this picture,
he is measuring the pictures that are to go into
the Oaks because they must be a required size.
It is necessary that every picture, article, and
page be of an exact size, in order to make a
successful annual publication. Behind the scenes
ot publishing an annual, is presented a very in-
teresting situation. The annual does not print
itself, every article must be written and every
HI-Y AND PEPPY BOOSTER CLUB
All-round good fellowship, with a purpose
FORTY MEMBERS of the Hi-Y enjoyed a suc-
cessful year in which delegates were sent to
Camp Hayo-Went-Ha, Older Boys' Conference,
and the State Hi-Y Congress. These delegates
returned with ideas that made the club prosper
and improve. Many successful parties, stag and
mixed, were held at the Y.M.C.A.. and a joint
meeting with the Booster Club, with an informal
discussion of boy and girl relationship, was
held at the Temple Methodist Church, and a good
time was had by all. The Hi-Y cooperated with
the Booster Club and the Library Club in staging
the Woolworth Fair, the biggest event of the year.
OFFICERS of the Peppy Booster Club for the
past year were Margery Brunk, president: Inez
Spahr, vice-president: Ellen Hoekenga, secretary:
Marcella Young, treasurer. To become a mem-
ber ol the Booster Club a girl must have earned
500 points from gym work and must have a
"C" average in scholastic work. Membership
is limited to twenty by the constitution.
With the Hi-Y, the Library Club, and the
Booster Club put on the Woolworth Carnival and
enjoyed a party at the Y.M.C.A.
The members were grieved by the death of
Elva Wagner, a very faithful member.
IOHN THOMAS. second semester president of
the Hi+Y, carried on under the Hi-Y creed: "The
purpose of the Hi-Y is to create, maintain, and
extend, throughout the school and community,
the highest standards of Christian character."
He very capably carried on the business meet-
ing, cooperated with party committees, and all
the other things necessary for the president of
an active boy's society. Iohn welcomed the
Grand Haven and Muskegon Hi-Y's at a joint
meeting held late in the year. The note-book
seen in the photograph contains the Constitution
drafted many years ago when our Hi-Y was
THE PEPPY BOOSTER CLUB girls have com-
pleted another very successful and active year.
They carried on their regular work of selling
candy bars at all of the home basketball and
football games. The profits from this were turned
over to the Athletic Board of Control.
The annual dance sponsored by the Booster
Club was called the "Top Hat Dance." The
gymnasium was decorated with black and white
imitation top hats.
The initiation was as funny as usual. Girls
were forced to parade to their classes for one
day wearing too large dresses and shoes, and
carrying market baskets.
GIRL SCOUTS AND GIRL RESERVES
They are jolly good groups
SIGNALING MESSAGES in Morse Code is one
of the second class tests which must be passed
in order to become a Second Class Scout. First-
aid work. naiure study, and merit badge work
is carried on in meetings held at the homes of
the members. At the beginning of each meeting
the promise, laws, motto and salute are repeated
at an interesting color ceremony. The girls enjoy
singing regular Girl Scout Songs. A goodnight
circle and taps end each get-together. Patrol
leaders, Elsie Purchase, Elaine Reelman, anl
Ieanette Wiesenhofer: treasurer, Mary Purchase:
Scribe, Iune Westover: and the leader Mrs. Paul
"READY FOR SERVICE," a line of the Girl
Reserve code, was particularly emphasized by
club activities this year. A membership drive,
including a girls' assembly, was the first project.
At Christmas time a very successful dinner and
party was given for about fifty children from
Heights grade schools. The girls aided the
Visiting Nurses' Association by working on sew-
ing projects. A series of talks on Charm by
Annajane Yeager proved helpful to the members.
Officers were Betty Smith, president: Margery
Brunk. vice-president: Mary Purchase, secretary:
and Harriette Lundberg, treasurer.
COOKING A MEAL out-of-doors after tramping
for miles is the most enjoyable part of a Girl
Scout hike. The girls observe wild flowers and
animals and explore new places. This year :1
week-end party was held at Camp Marston. The
monthly candy sales were very successful and
much looked forward to by all the school. Also
a taffy pull was held at the home of Elsie
Purchase. A swimming party at Muskegon High
School Gym was both for enjoyment and a part
of the First Class Scout Test. Next year the girls
will have a troop room which they are fixing
at the home of one of the members.
THREE FLAGS. the American. Christian, and
Girl Reserve banners, along with salutes and
songs, are used in the opening ritual of the club
meetings. This year two lines of the code were
discussed and biographies of famous women
presented at each meeting. The Girl Reserve
Cabinet, composed of the officers and committee
chairmen, meets with Miss Vera Cummings, club
adviser, to plan activities. An amusing play,
"Maid in America" was given several times by
club members. The State Conference was held
at Grand Rapids, and the two representing our
club were Mary Purchase and Phyllis Parrott.
A good book is the life-blood of a Master spirit
MISS HAUN, the librarian, is busy cataloging
books this spring. About 500 copies have come
in this winter to be prepared for the shelves,
and 425 have already been put in circulation.
When Miss Haun is not cataloging books, she is
kept busy answering questions for instructors
and students alike. She answers such ques-
tions as, "Wil1 you put these books on special
reference, please? Do you have a copy of this
book? Where can I find this poem? How do
you use the card catalog?" fetc.J Thus, she and
the library girls are kept busy every minute of
the day. Miss Haun is training the girls to be
MARGERY BRUNK with stamp in one hand
and a card in the other, is preparinq to stamp
a book for Dorres Ostling. while Elsie Purchase
in the background is straightening shelves. It
is the daily duty of the library girl to card and
shelve books. read her stacks. work at desk:
and anything else that Miss Haun has for her
to do. There are also special duties such as, at
ten o'clock fine notices are sent out. at three
fifteen circulation is taken, and there are various
other duties to be performed at different hours
of the day. The girls are all faithful workers.
MARION HISLOP. president of the library
club, is conducting the weekly meeting which is
held on Wednesday. Al the first meeting of the
month each girl reads one of her favorite poems:
a speaker attends the second meeting: the third
meeting Miss Haun asks the girls questions per-
taining to the library: and the fourth meeting
is a program planned by one of the girls. At
each meeting one of the girls brings a new word
and the meaning of it for the other girls to
leam. Each month the club holds a party for
an outside activity. These parties are held at
the homes of different members of the library club.
THE MAGAZINE ROOM of the library is a
busy place every hour with students reading for
pleasure and for studies. The library receives
at least thirty magazines every month. There
are some to interest boys, others to interest girls.
and still others for the interest of everyone. The
magazine closet'is filled with old numbers for
reference uses. There are also bound magazines
in the fiction room of the library. These mag-
azines consist of several monthly issues of the
magazine. Altogether the magazines play a big
part in the use of the library.
Democracy in daily practice . . .
IACK LEAF. president of the Student Council.
is the guiding spirit of the august body. He is
ably assisted by vice-president Robert Damm.
The Student Council is composed of all the officers
of the Freshman, Sophomore. Iunior, and Senior
classes. Class officers automatically become Stu-
dent Council members and they elect their own
officers. The duties of the Student Council consists
of making the school calendar, approving guest
lists, and regulating the student body in general.
The Student Council thus performs a very neces-
sary and beneficial function in school life and
gives members valuable experience.
"HOBO HOP." "Cupid's Caper" and other such
intriguing titles were given the dances which
were sponsored by the students of our school
this year. The Student Council is connected with
each dance in that it is up to them to set the
date, admission, and also the amount of money
that is to be paid the orchestra that is hired..
Another thing connected with the dances which
concerns the council is the approving of the
guest list. This is the selecting of twenty people
who do not attend school but will be given
permits to attend the dance. Each class spon--
sors two dances each year and there are several
others sponsored by school organizations.
FOXWELL "The Magician" and his duck was
one of the numbers included on the Lyceum
course this year. These members are arranged
by our student council at the beginning of each
year. It is the members' work to select the
groups that they think will be of the most inter-
est to the student body. Numbering among the
series presented this year were the "Utica
Jubilee Singers," a group of very talented
Negro men: "Davies Light Opera Company," who
presented selections from a group of semi-classic
operas: Ben East, and Bob Hanson, and Foxwell
who puzzled the students with his numerous
magic tricks. The student body enjoyed all of
SHIRLEY WAGNER, efficient secretary of our
student governing body, is seen at her task in
the picture above. These officers, together with
the members of the Student Council, guide the
affairs of the students, regulate hall traffic, issue
the student activity books, arrange for school
dances, and perform numerous other tasks. Ad--
visers of the Student Council this year were:
Miss Van Raalte and Mr. Iohnson for the juniors,
and Mr. Kruizenga and Mr. Rudd for the seniors.
Mr. Bolt as counselor.
BOYS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Every boy should have an opportunity for health!
IN EARLY FALL AND SPRING the gym classes
play indoor baseball and the majority of the
boys take part with more zeal than any other
game. Indoor baseball has long been a favorite
with the gym classes.
Each gym class is divided into four teams.
each with a captain, and they play against each
other. The standings of each team are recorded
and a lively and exciting race is the result. The
entire gym class takes part in this event with a
fervor unequaled in any other sport. Towards
the end of the playing season, when a few vic-
tories mean victory or defeat, to the boys each
game is comparable to Major League Baseball
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS has had for many years
athletic facilities which enable the boys of the
physical education departments to enjoy all kinds
of sports. Boxing, basketball, baseball, and
tumbling are enjoyed through the year by the
Gym is taken by the students every other day.
Boys taking gym on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Fridays. change after the second five weeks and
alternate with other boys who had previously
taken it two times a week.
With all of the various forms of healthy recrea-
tion the Physical Education Department has al-
ways been popular with the students.
BASKETBALL is one of the most popular sports
in High School and is enjoyed by the Heights
gym classes the year around. After changing
into shorts, the boys dash up the stairs to gain
possession of the coveted basketball for that gym
After roll is taken, a lively game of basketball
is started. All boys participate and the games
are fast and furious. When the time has arrived
for showers and changing the boys are called in
by their instructor, Mr. O. E. Iohnson. Since the
various rules have speeded up the game, basket-
ball is being found more popular by students
EACH YEAR when Coach Iohnson is confronted
with the problem of picking the varsity basket-
ball five, he most usually picks them from the
Second team of the previous season. To the
Second team coach, Mr. Kruizenga, the problem
is nct so easy. Unless Mr. Kruizenga has a full
squad over from Central, he has to pick the pros-
pective second team from boys who have played
either in the intramural leagues or in their gym
Many boys who were unable to make the Cen-
tral team because of their inability in playing
have improved so much after they reach high
school that they are rvhle to make the team.
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GIRLS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Good health is the foundation of happiness
DID IT GO OVER? Such a fair, skilled player
as this should get the ball over the net.
The tennis courts are always popular places
with students when the days are warm enough
to get out for a game of tennis. Muskegon
Heights High School has quite a number of active
and excellent tennis players. The courts may be
used by students at any time except when a gym
class is in session. At that time only members
of the gym class in session are allowed to use
the tennis courts. Some of the girls in the gym
classes are becoming very good tennis players.
WI-IACK! THERE GOES THE BALL! Another
homerun for the Freshmen. This is a iamiliar
sight on the school baseball diamond. The girls
put forth all eftorts in order to win the game for
their own side. One doesn't hear so much about
girls' baseball teams but they are very popular
at high school. Perhaps this is because base-
ball is such a common sport. Although the girls
are required to take gym only on alternate days,
several years ago boys and girls were required
to take gym every day all four years. Later this
requirement was reduced to three, and then to
two. In spite of the handicap, the course is
CHAMPS of the Girls' Intramural Basketball
Tournament are the Iuniors this year. During the
months of Ianuary and February this tournament
was conducted under the direction of Mrs. Flor-
ence Murray, the girls' athletic instructor. The
nine girls who represented the Iuniors are: Ieanette
Wiesenhofer, Elsie Purchase, lean Haas, Marcella
Young, Iean Ruiter, Marcella Cierlak, Patricia
Koch, Marjorie Currey. and Vera Reynolds, who
was captain. The high scorer of the team was
Marcella Cierlak. All the girls on the team
played their very best in every game.
THE GIRLS get cr great deal of enjoyment
from the sports they enter into in gym. Good
clean games are taught in gym, and in addition
good sportsmanship in all things. Girls learn
how to acquire strong, sound bodies and to im-
prove their general health. If all of the girls
were asked whether or not they liked gym, we
are sure they would all say they will never lor-
get the good times and profitable experiences
they had there. It is a common sight, in warm
weather, to see the girls in their play suits, im-
proving themselves in track events or on the
baseball field. All girls, unless excused, have
"l0pS. " been active.
ATHLETIC BOARD OF CONTROL
A representative and authoritative body
This year, as usual, the Athletic Board of Con-
trol has conducted all of the routine business
with which athletics in Muskegon Heights High
The Board makes decisions
School is concerned.
on prices for football and basketball games, and
appropriates money for operation ot the other
Baseball was one of the new projects which
the Board undertook to sponsor this year. For
the first time in the history ot the high school,
the Muskegon Heights Tigers appeared in uni-
forms on the diamond: While it is true that in
other years, various "scrub" teams and teams
sponsored by organizations such as the Board
of Trade, have played scheduled games. It is
true, too. that in other years baseball was more
of cr high school sport than it has been during
the past fifteen or twenty years. "League ball"
seems to be staging a "comeback." The fact
remains, however, that many high schools again
have instituted the game as a regular part of
the sports program. We are glad to say that
our high school, with a good sports reputation
to protect. is getting into the baseball field ot
competition. No conclusions can be reached so
tar as the season's prospects are concerned at
this writing. Coach Oscar E. Iohnson is in charge
of baseball, iull track duties having been taken
over by Assistant Coach David R. McKenzie.
The personnel of the Board of Control is such
that it includes a fairly representative body of
student members, faculty, and administrative
members. Much credit for the successful opera-
tion of the Board should be given to Principal
C. F. Bolt. His deep interest in athletics has done
much to make it possible for Muskegon Heights
teams to achieve a respected place in the South-
The Board of Control takes this opportunity.
also, to extend to all those faculty members who
have worked for many years at the ticket booths
and gates, a grateful word of thanks. For such
work, the Board is sincerely thankful and ap-
preciative. Many have worked each game for
a decade or more, seldom having an opportunity
to watch the Tigers play on the home field, in
order that the game may go on.
Student ' members of the Board are: Mike
Dendrino, Margery Brunk, and Iohn Thomas.
A d R H. Thomas, R. E. Koslosky, R. G. Schall, L H
Io Q Dendrino. L. T. Coston. R. T. Peterso
Leaf L H Luick, L. G. - Christensen, L. E. Pixel, F
Wad F B Krepps, C. Schuster, L. E. Essenbe g L E
FOUR TIGERS WIN HIGH HONORS
Four Heights Tigers were honored by places on
various All-State and All-Conference teams. Edu
ward Krepps, Tiger Center, was named on Lawton's
Detroit Free Press All-State team, as Regular
Center. Walter C. Iohnson, Captain and Quarter-
back, was named on the second All-Conference
team and given honorable mention on Remington's
"Official" All-State team. Edward Koslosky, Right
Guard, was named on the All-Conference second
team. Mike Dendrino was given honorable
mention at left tackle on the Remington All-State
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TIGERS OPEN A GAP IN HAVEN FORWARD WALL
GRANDVILLE AT HEIGHTS
Quarters ..... 1 2 3 4 I-'inal
HEIGHTS ....... 0 7 7 14 28
GRANDVILLE ,.... 0 0 0 0 0
September 25 . . . Opening day tor the new
season with Grandville's powerful class B team
found the Tigers over-eager and the team muffed
several scoring opportunities. The half was
actually over when the Heights first scored: the
half ended after a play started. Grandville
stopped it but was penalized: therefore there had
to be another play. Fullback Wade crashed
through tor the initial score ot the 1937 season.
Other touchdowns were made by Schall, Johnson,
and Leaf. Dendrino made two conversions and
Wood scored a safety.
KALAMAZOO AT HEIGHTS
Quarters ..... l 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS .....,...... 0 0 0 0 0
KALAMAZO0 ............ 0 6 0 6 I2
October 2 . . . Inability to cover on passes
cost the Tigers the loss of their initial conference
game. The Kazoo running game was nearly
stopped cold, the Tigers nicely bottling up Berry.
Kazoo ace. Touchdowns were made by Soules
and Maartens. In this game Anderson got off
a 69-yard punt. Wade, Krepps, and Luick were
outstanding tor the Heights. Elsewhere in the
sports section ot The Oaks the reader will Iind
a photograph ot the game, taken by staff photo-
grapher Iames Seyferth.
CRESTON AT HEIGHTS
1 2 a 4 Final
Heights ...... ......... 0 0 6 7 13
Creston ...... ......... 0 0 0 0 0
October 16-Muskegon Heights entertained the
crippled Grand Rapids Creston team which
played without the services of the slightly in-
jured DeShane who was being saved for the
Grand Rapids city league duel. The Tigers won
a Pyrrhic victory, losing the services of high-
scoring Marvin Wade, star Tiger fullback. With
but little of the sensational. the game was a
bruising. batter-and-smash affair from beginning
to end. The Heights stopped the highly-touted
Creston pass attack, which the preceding season
nearly upset the Tiger grid machine by two, long
HEIGHTS AT LANSING EASTERN
Quarters ,...... ..... l 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS ....., ..... 0 0 0 0 0
LANSING .... ..,.. 7 16 6 0 29
October 22 . . . The Tigers clashed with a
powerhouse in a thrill-splashed night game. The
first half was "all Lansing," with Shennan,
Brower, McGaige, and Wilder Csafetyl scoring.
Sherman scored once in the third period. This
runaway may be attributed. in part, to the
novelty of playing under lights. Leaf and Peter-
son ran and passed Lansing dizzy in the third
and fourth quarters. They put together ten tirst
downs to tive for Eastem. Lansing made 17 iirst
downs to 10 for the Tigers. Luick, Thomas. and
Iohnson were outstanding.
KOLENIC SKIRTS HEIGHTS END FOR GAIN
HEIGHTS AT HOLLAND
Quqflgn ,,,,,,. ,.,, I 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS ..... ..... 5 0 7 0 I 3
HOLLAND ........ ..... 0 7 0 7 14
October 30 . . . In a hectic, see-saw game
which saw the fortunes of war favoring first one.
then the other, Holland, although outplayed.
managed to win by virtue of a blocked-punt-for-
touchdown. Here again, the Tigers bottled up
the opposing star, Matchihsky, on the ground
but not in the air.
Brilliance of Tiger play was nullified by poor
pass defense and inadequate protection for the
kicker. Schall and Anderson were outstanding.
Both Heights touchdowns were made by Schall.
GRAND HAVEN AT HEIGHTS
Quarters ....... ..... I 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS ............ ..... 0 19 7 6 32
GRAND HAVEN ........ 0 0 0 0 0
November 6 . . . The Tigers "found themselves"
in this game and delighted Heights fans by a
display of an army-game power attack. Grand
Haven staved off Tiger thrusts during the first
period but wilted before the Heights powerhouse.
Anderson, Wade. Leaf, Koslosky, Luick. and
Coston were outstanding, with every Heights
player tuming in a stellar performance. The
highlights of the game were Anderson's 75 yard
retum of an intercepted pass, and Coston's
BENTON HARBOR AT HEIGHTS
Quarters ..... I 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS ..................., 7 7 0 0 I4
BENTON HARBOR ..., 0 0 0 U 0
November 13 . . . Muskegon Heights dominated
the play throughout the game. a game free of
frequent fumbles although the field was wet and
slippery. Captain Walt Iohnson intercepted a
pass and raced 63 yards for a touchdown. Leaf
scored the first touchdown midway in the first
period on a short plunge through the line. Ed-,
ward Koslosky starred on the line with Leaf.
Johnson, and Anderson doing good work in the
backfield. Benton Harbor played courageously
throughout, but missed their stars of the last few
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS AT MUSKEGON
Quarters ..,.. 1 2 3 4 Final
HEIGHTS ......... 0 0 0 0 0
MUSKEGON ......... 6 20 6 7 39
Thanksgiving Day's game brought no joy to
Muskegon Heights rooters as they saw their
Tigers, unable to get started, smother under a
39-0 score. Muskegon's line outcharged and out-
fought the Heights line.
Over-anxious, the team never settled down to
machine-like precision exhibited earlier in tha
season. The weary, though courageous, Orange
and Black pack struggled through a gruelling
game marred by frequent penalties. Almost
every Heights player saw action: the Muskie
regulars, fearful of something, played the entire
Football, the Great Equalizer
Football is the ultimate in sportsmanship, co-
operation. good-fellowship, and teamwork. At
least we think so, and we think we can prove
it. Where else could you find Poles, Czechs,
Hungarians, Austrians, Norwegians tworking
under a Swedish coach, tooll. Germans. and
Frenchmen working in perfect harmony? Regard-
hss of race or nationality, those boys who try
out for the game of football are molded into a
compact unit, one group with a single purpose.
Their motto, like that oi Dumas' Three Musketeers,
might well be: "One for all and all for one."
Personal dislikes or prejudices are soon for-
gotten in this give-and-take affair. Working
ing to block and charge as one, straining every
nerve and sinew to achieve, regardless of
personal glory or momentary gain,fall this
breaks down any petty disagreements which
sometimes creep in. When every thought is con-
centrated on breaking up the next play. or on
executing the next play yourself, you learn to
rely on the man next to you for help. He, in
turn, relies on you for help.
Football is the Great Equalizer . . . no player
is allowed to survive simply because he may
have "pull," or because he played well the year
previous. No man is allowed to "coast" along
on his reputation of last week. If a player does
well in a crucial game, nevertheless he is on
his own again the following Monday: he must
start with the rest of the team, that is to say,
from "scratch," There is no permanent reputa-
tion: heroes are made and tall, and are made
again almost from week to week. As soon as
a player thinks that he works better by himself,
that is the time when he discovers that without
his team-mates, he is very little.
In many other games, little or no such co-
operation is necessary. For example, in certain
track events, the individual is dependent only
upon his own prowess. He calls for no help nor
could he expect any. In baseball, there is more
cooperation than that, however: and yet there
is even there a spirit of individual play. This
may be seen most distinctly, perhaps, in the play
of the pitcher who relies on his arm and his
general ability. It is well known that a good
pitcher is a great asset to a team.
ln football, individual play is not to be dis-
counted. Yet where can one find a greater de-
mand ior the utmost in teamplay?
Top Row: Howell, Nelson. Polanyi. Anderson, Schuster, Visscher, Zachariason.
Third Row: Derda, Trosko, Mayette, Reid, Christensen, Coston, Hilliard, Coach Iohnson.
Second Row: Peterson. Fixel, Essemberg, Phelps, Groeneveld, Reinertson, Smith, Walker.
Front Row: Wade, Luick, Dendrino, Knoll, Iohnson, Thomas, Krepps, Koslosky. Leaf.
Win. lose, or draw: a Tiger never gives up
Tigers Out For Twenty-Ninth Straight! Tiger-
Team Smothers Foes! Heights String Runs To
Thirty-One! Tigers Out to Preserve Record!
What memories those headlines recall--an un-
beatable Heights team, a galaxy ot stars,
Last season the Tigers had just one of those
assets, courage. They took that courage as a
firm foundation and with three veterans as a
nucleus built a strong, fighting team that won
the respect of every opponent. Despite the "just-
average" record the Tigers played before large
crowds-and kept those crowds wildly excited
until the final whistle, even though hopelessly
A team that loses games and can still draw
crowds has something, a something that just
evades analysis and description. The personifi-
cation of courage embodied in the 1937 Tigers
lends a deeper attachment and regard. a myster-
ious affection, for their team in the heart of the
students. Never noted for its evidences of school-
spirit, the Heights this year gave the team
their heartiest support.
The season was mathematically a success:
four won and four lost for a percentage of five
hundred. The Tigers punched across one hun-
dred tallies as against their opponents ninety-six.
This year. as ever before, Coach Johnson de-
serves the heartiest praise for developing an in-
experienced group into a compact unit. Main-
taining a team's fighting spirit, conditioning them,
devising plays, and molding a defense, calls for
the utmost in brains, patience, and work.
It would be foolhardy to predict anything
definite for next fall. There are many likely-
looking boys who will be there when the first
call is issued. There are a number of boys who
proved that they can "give it" and also "take it,"
boys who are being promoted from the reserve
team ta the varsity. Whether or not they will
be able to fill those large openings left by such
boys as Krepps, Dendrino, Koslosky. and Captain
Walter Iohnson, is a question. We only wish
to imply this much: the boys who will be out
there on the field next fall are boys who eat
and sleep football: they are football-minded:
they love it. In our modest opinion, that means
a great deal. Take warning, Southwest Con-
ference! We are out for business! We are out
Filth Row: Kesteloot, Hegedus, McCormack.
Fourth Row: Cascarelli, Murray, Begley, Iackson, Zimmer, Wiers, Aue, Manglos, Szucs.
Third Row: Matthews, Iohnson, Van Noordwyk, Hemphill, Lynn, Kulikowski, Hislop, Gallup,
Neimczak, Coach D. R. McKenzie.
Second Row: Opalek, Hendricks, Naperalsky, Dendrino, Dodds, Pickel, Petrongelli, Hornik,
Coach H. N. Anderson.
Bottom Row: Hoenecke, Ruiter, Newman, Nill, Lutz, I. Krepps, Brash, Smith, Iones, Radakovitr
The Little Tigers started from scratch . . . and howl
Mr. McKenzie's Second team enjoyed a success-
ful '37 football season. Inexperienced boys were
again taken under Coach McKenzie's "guiding
arm" and emerged as an organization which
played impressively during the '37 season.
The "Little Tigers" started the season with a
39 to 0 score against a small but snappy Grand-
ville team. A week later the "Cubs" seemed
to have lost their offensive punch, played a
sluggish game, and lost to the big Kalamazoo
team 6 to 0.
Creston's Second team came here and was
"swamped," 30 to 0, by the Heights Reserves,
eager to avenge their previous defeat. In that
game the "Little Tigers" probably reached their
peak. The blocking and tackling was vicious,
and in addition to this they had a bag ot tricks,
mainly, puzzling reverses and laterals which
completely fooled the enemy team.
On November 6 the "Little Tigers" again won
by an impressive score, this time over the Grand
Haven team, 22 to 0. Benton Harbor was de-
feated a week later by a score 12 to 7.
The next two games were quite disastrous
for the "Seconds": they were tied by Holland
13 to 13. This tie seemed to upset the "Reserves"
and they lost the last game to their arch-enemies,
the "Little Reds," 13 to 7. After a brilliant first
half, the "Little Tigers" were not able to cope
with a desperate Muskegon drive which netted
the "Little Reds" two touchdowns.
Besides their victories, tie, and defeats, the
"Little Tigers" accomplished much in displaying
to opposing teams their clean and hard playing
done in a sportsmanlike manner.
The 1937 Second team line weighed more than
any other "Reserve" team in the history of Mus-
kegon Heights. The weight oi the line was 1158
pounds. It averaged 165 pounds to a man. The
Heights Reserves ranged from 234 pounds, to 118.
They displayed an almost concrete defense,
as their record shows. Their opponents could
only score 39 points during the entire season
while they rolled up 123 points. The Seconds
averaged 18 points to a game, whereas op-
ponents could only get six.
Grandville ......,............... Heights
Creston .......,...,.... ,,,... H eights
Grand Haven Heights
Benton Harbor Heights
Holland ........,.., ......... 1 3 Heights
Muskegon ...., Heights
ln this picture Anderson 4293 can be seen
following in a shot of one of his team-mates,
and jumping high in the air in an attempt tn
get the ball off the hackboard. A Union player
is iumping with Anderson. Thomas is in the
background waiting for rebound.
Improving steadily with every game, the Tigers
were in top shape when they met the fast-
stepping Grand Rapids Union team in the
regional tournament at Muskegon High School
gymnasium-auditorium, March 4. The game was
close and hard-fought, although the final score
was 30 to 23 in favor of Grand Rapids Union.
Muskegon Heights trailed the entire game, but
not far behind. The Tigers were always nipping
at the heels of the Unionites, who proved adept
passers. going down the floor two-by-two, slip-
ping an occasional overhand shot to a partner,
proving the Tigers' undoing. In the third period,
Union "went to town." The Tigers rallied late in
the same period and again in the fourth quarter,
finishing only seven points behind a team that,
theoretically at least, was "out of our class!
For the past few seasons, the Tigers have been
consistently successful in tournament play. It
would seem easy enough to prove that the Tiger
spirit is there, even when the "going" is roughest.
As a whole, the Tiger season was not up to
the usual successful standard so far as victories
are concerned. The boys worked hard and play-
ed hard, but to make matters worse, the field
of competition was as fast this past season as
it ever is. That is saying something, for in the
past few years, the Southwest Conference teams
OFF THE BACKBOARD
If you saw the regional,
you saw real Tigers play
have been outstanding leaders in state basketball.
Two bright spots of the season were: first,
when the Tigers came within two baskets of
beating the powerful Muskegon team: and.
second, the Heights-Union battle which was of
such high caliber that fans and opponents alike
left the game astounded at the play of the Tigers.
Few thought the Tigers capable of playing a
game of that high order against the clever
One can always find consolation in looking
backward, or looking forward. One can look
backward on Heights teams which went into the
state finals: one can look forward to state
championships. It is perhaps wisest, though, to
look around at what we have left and what may
become of those boys who come up from the
second team. There will be four regulars back:
Marecek fcaptain-electl. Christensen, Anderson,
and Schuster. There will be much good reserve
material, some of whom may develop into some-
thing of a threat to opposing teams.
Coach Iohnson is to be congratulated on the
manner in which he succeeded in keeping up the
morale of the team in spite of many close and
which left the Tigers only
a short distance behind and yet just far enough
Mr. H. A. Kruizenga, who coached the reserve
team once more, deserves a great deal of praise
for the way he has helped all of the boys trying
out for the team. His work has been extremely
well done, and done in the spirit of sympathy
and understanding so necessary whenever
younger boys. especially, are concemed. His
record has been good.
CAPTAINS THOMAS AND KOLENIC
. . NEXT YEAR
In this picture we see Paul Marecek, clever
forward of the Tiger varsity team and captain-
elect for the season of 1938-39. Although Paul
was not mentioned for the All-Conference team,
nevertheless he was one of the big reasons why
opponents found the going hard when they met
the Tigers on the basketball court. As Coach
Iohnson said one day in an all-school assembly,
"Paul really has his heart and soul in the game."
Alter all, that's what makes a champion.
Paul has had experience in piloting a quintet,
being appointed several times during the past
season when it became necessary for Captain
Thomas to leave the game. Paul was a star on
the Central Iunior High School team a tew years
ago, working at that time under Coach
C. P. Zeigler.
THIS YEAR . .
In the picture to the left, Captain Rudy Kolenic,
of Muskegon High School, and Captain Iohn
Thomas, of Muskegon Heights High School, can
be seen shaking hands before the final game of
the season between these two rival schools.
Captain Thomas did a fine job of holding the
Heights team together when the going was tough.
At times, without his help, the team might have
"gone to pieces." Iohn's alertness and sparkling
play were great assets to the Tigers and had a
great deal to do with making thrilling games
out of contests that might otherwise have been
landslides for most of the Tiger conference
Thomas was honored by being awarded a
position on the All-Southwest Conference team
during the past season. This team is selected
by the majority of Conference coaches.
CAPTAIN-ELECT PAUL MARECEK
Top Row Polanyi, Chapin. Schuster, Anderson, Coach lohnson, Nelson. Szucs.
Bottom Row: Koslosky, Christensen, Thomas, Knoll, Lund, Marecek.
Hoops. my dear!
There was little of the sensational in the 1937-
1938 basketball schedule, the Tigers bowing to
every conference opponent twice. In the opus
at Big Rapids the inexperienced but fighting
Heights team eked out a well earned victory.
The next week, at home they defeated Manistee.
December 24 at Grand Haven the Tigers, handi-
capped by injuries and ineligibilities, lost by a
big margin. December 30. Benton Harbor in-
vaded the Tiger court and managed to squeeze
out a victory.
The following week, Ianuary 7, Ka1amazoo's
league-leasing Maroon G.ants defeated the
Tigers in a hard-fought game. Holland won Ian-
uary 14 in a rough, thrill-splashed game here.
The next day the Tiger basketeers journeyed to
Manistee, with Anderson leading the way, eamed
Ianuary 21, Muskegon and Heights staged
their usual to-and-fro "Battle of the century" with
Muskegon emerging at the long end of the score.
Grand Haven's rangy quintet defeated the Tigers
Ianuary Z8 in a much closer game than their
first contest had been.
February 5 the Tigers gathered in the "1oser's
purse"--the satisfaction of putting up a game
fight against big odds -against the fast-breaking
Benton Harbor aggregation. Kalamazoo on its own
floor added another game to its conference rec-
ord by nosing out the hard-luck Tigers Feb-
February 18 Holland and Heights played a
hectic, see-saw, many-foul game with Heights
losing to Holland in a late period slump. Iohn
Schuster was injured in this game.
At Muskegon February 28 the local basketball
final saw the surprising Tigers come within four
points of defeating the starring Big Reds.
In the Regional tournament at Muskegon
March 10 the Tigers drew Grand Rapids Union's
City-Championship team and put up a great
fight, but the high, long-passing Unionites put on
a third period scoring rally that rolled up a lead
that the Heights cou1dn't quite overcome.
Muskegon Heights Dec. 3 Big Rapids-there
Muskegon Heights Dec. Manistee-here
Muskegon Heights Dec. Grand Haven-there
Muskegon Heights Dec. Benton Harbor-here
Muskegon Heights Jan. Kalamazoo--here
Muskegon Heights Jan. Holland-here
Muskegon Heights Jan. Manistee-there
Muskegon Heights Jan. Muskegon-there
Muskegon Heights Jan. Grand Haven-here
Muskegon Heights Feb. Benton Harbor-there
Muskegon He'ghts Feb. Kalamazoo-there
Muskegon Heights Feb. Holland-there
Muskegon Heights Feb. Muskegon-there
Muskegon Heights Mar. G. R. Union-Muskegon
Top Bow: Marecek, Beeler, Hornik, Farkas. I. Krepps, Gallup, Wiers, Coach H. A. Kruizenga,
Bottom Row: Valuck, Ruiter, Brash, Rudd, Matthews. Daniels.
. . for men may come and men may go, but we go on forever
The Little Tigers were able to win three of
their eleven games on the '37-'38 schedule despite
the fact that the team lost two regular players.
both of whom might have proved stars. The
victories were over the Y.M.C.A. team, Grand
Haven, and Holland.
Despite statistics. none can deny that the
Seconds played to win. They had the fight and
the spirit. In the majority of games the winning
margin was only a few points: so far as "game"
was concemed. it was nip and tuck most of the
way with the victory never "on ice" at any
time. Lack of height undoubtedly accounted for
many defeats. This handicap may to some
extent be overcome next year when a rangy,
experienced team comes over from Central Iunior.
Mr. Ziegler's streamlined team from that institu-
tion have had a measure of experience and three
of the team tower more than six feet in height.
The Cubs won their first two games. One
might have thought that they were "on their
way." Then Fate stepped in. Pickell, who was
a regular guard and starred at one time on
Central's teams, left school. To make matters
worse, so lar as the Reserves were concerned,
Sammy Valuck, diminutive, high-scoring forward
ace. was lost because his services were so nec-
essary to the varsity team. The "Bugaboo" of
circumstance took its toll the remainder of the
season, although the boys all fought hard and
clean. Mr. H. A. Kruizenga is to be highly
complimented on the fine way he kept the boys
together in the face of two such devastating
blows. The boys themselves should be proud
to say they were members of the '37-'38 Reserves.
Y.M.C.A. ,,,,,..,,, ,,,,,, H eightg
Grand Haven Heights
Kalamazoo .,.... ,,,,,, H eights
Holland ,..,...,..., ,...,, H eights
Benton Harbor Heights
Muskegon ......,. ,,,,,,, H eights
Grand Haven Heights
Kalamazoo ...... Heights
Holland ..... Heights
Muskegon .... Heights
"Feet, do yo' stuff!"
ED KREPPS. the husky, all-state football center.
set a new local record in the shotput, April 29.
Ed threw the shot 48 feet three inches during
the Heights-Fremont meet. This mark is just nine
inches short ot the Greater Muskegon record
held by George Kimball, 1914. The Muskegon
Heights record, previously held by Robert Mc-
Comb, was 44 leet, three inches, established in
1933. Iohn Visscher, co-captain with Krepps ot
the 1938 track team, is an all-round athlete,
starring in football, basketball, and track. His
specialty in track is hurdles, and broad and
high jumps. With another year to go, Visscher
may be tops.
BILL CHAPIN. our leading pole-vaulter, started
pole-vaulting as a sophomore and is now in his
junior year. Bill is a good pole-vaulter and is
developing rapidly. With few exceptions, all
the meets he has participated in were by no
means "push-overs" ior those who opposed him.
Bill hasn't reached his peak yet and is expected
to rate as one of the leading pole-vaulters in
this district next year. The pole vault record is
held by August Fabyan, who is now very active
in this department at the University of Michigan.
Fabyan cleared the bar at ll leet seven inches
"CRACK" goes the starter's gun, and the run-
ners are off. In the above picture the boys are
starting out on that long. long. mile. The run-
ning oi the mile. and of any race requires a
great deal of stamina and perseverance. "Louie"
Hemphill ended first in this particular race and
he has a great deal oi promise.
For the completion ol a mile, a runner must
run over tour times around the cinder track: and
that is a long way when you run against com-
petition. Training lor track builds up the body
as well as it teaches sportsmanship.
DON HOENECKE, the leading quarter-miler ior
Muskegon Heights. seems destined to iollow in
the footsteps of other local runners ol the 440.
Few boys are physically fitted to run this
gruelling event. The moderate time for the 440 in
high school is about 54 seconds: the Heights rec-
ord is 50.8. Local quarter-milers have always been
a threat in this event. In the halt-mile, Ken
Lutz is rated as one oi the best in the Conier-
ence. Although this is his lirst year of track, he
has won the majority oi his races. Williams and
Kulikowski, with Lutz, usually dominate this
event. All run it under two minutes, 10 seconds.
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"Take me out to the ball game . . . "
NAPERALSKY. Heights rightfielder, crosses the
plate with another Tiger run as the Davis Tech
infield faces out for the relay throw-in. That
"implacable" smile on Ed's face signifies, "Oh,
boy! another run in. but doggone it. I'm getting
tired running around the bases." Base hits of
every variety sprayed from Bengal bats in the
Davis Tech game. while Schuster, Heights right-
hander, limited Davis Tech to one base-hit in
the five innings he toiled. Kwolek pitched the
sixth inning. The Tigers suffered a let-down
toward the end of the game, and the Tech team
scored three unearned runs.
sport for the first time this season. The Tigers
were developed from an inexperienced group of
boys, many oi whom had never played hard-
ball. Dropping their first practice game against
Muskegon Iunior College. the Tigers came back
strong and finished the season with an impres-
sive record. The team uncovered few individual
stars. with the possible exception of Paul Mara-
cek. brainy catcher who really "works" a pitcher.
The picture above shows "Bunny" Anderson.
getting a hold of one. 'I'he Davis Tech catcher
is waiting for the ball that "never came back."
PAUL MARECEK, Bengal catcher. made a cap-
able receiver for the Tiger twirlers. Schuster
and Marecek appear to be the Heights' star
May 3 Muskegon Iunior College There
May 6 Davis Tech ........,,...,...........,,,,,..,,,,,, Here
May 10 Muskegon Junior College There
May 13 Holland .................,,....,........,.,,,,.... There
May 19 Grand Haven ............,.,,,,., ,,....,. T here
May 23 Whitehall ........,,., ,,,,,,,,,, I-I ere
May 25 Muskegon ...... ,,,,,,,, T here
May 27 Davis Tech .......,... ,,,,.... T here
May 30 Grand Haven ,...,,, ,,,,,,,,,, H ere
Iune 2 Holland ,,,,,..,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, H ere
Iune 10 Muskegon ,..,.,..,..,.............,,.,,,,,,,,,,,, Here
DERDA shows inclinations of desiring to "hit
the dirt" as he scores from third alter a lusty
triple. 'l'he Davis Tech third basemen is set to
bum the ball home with a few extra pounds ot
pressure on it but is too late to catch the Bengal
centerfielder. The scene is from the Tech-Heights
game played at Schoenberg Field. Mona Lake
diamonds, the Tigers' home field. Muskegon
Heights played some standout teams during the
course of the season and always was impres-
sive, even in defeat. The Tigers played Mus-
kegon Iunior College's unofficial nine in practice
A strenuous game of agility, patience, and skill . . .
A WARM-UP is necessary beiore one begins a
strenuous game of tennis. and so Carl Lund, Ir.,
who is paired with Iames Ruiter as number one
doubles, is practicing in the above picture. These
boys on the team practiced each night for an
hour or so to improve their game so that we
have some very good material for next year and
the best of prospects for this year. Perhaps you
can see by the worried expression on Carl's face
that he takes this tennis business seriously. It's
no cinch and Mr. Kruizenga, tennis coach, knows
it, so he instructs each member of the team with
all his patience and skill.
THE TEAM has a bright outlook for the rest
of the season since they have tied the Grand
Haven team twice and have defeated Holland
and Muskegon, losing only to Muskegon Iunior
College. The team has only Muskegon and
Holland left on the line-up. not including the
Regional. State, and Conference meets. Our net
team is slated to play,
as the Oaks goes to
press, the follo
Regional May 2I Kazuo
Holland May 24 There
State May 28 Ann Arbor
Conference June 4 G. Haven
G. Haven Apr. 26 There ......... .......... D raw
Holland Apr. 28 Here ..... ...Won
Muskegon J. C. May 3 Here ....... ............ L ost
G. Haven May I0 Here ....... .......... D raw
Muskegon May I2 There ......... Won
THE OUTLOOK lor this and next year's team
is very brilliant, with only two seniors on the
squad and two boys, Rudd and Minarovic, out
for tennis for their first year. The team, com-
posed of three singles and three doubles, is
ranked as follows: Pixel, Kooi, and Dickinson
numbers one, two, and three respectively: Lund
and Ruiter, Rudd and Minarovic, and Dillman
and Hirsch, numbers one, two, and three re-
spectively. Other boys out ior tennis include
Murray, Forberg, Fortier, Newman, Booker, Fair-
ris, Dodds. and Damm. These boys are the
tennis teams of 1939 and 1940, and are very good.
THE TENNIS SEASON ot 1937 was a very suc-
cessful one in which we won two matches from
Muskegon and also took second place in the
Regional Meets and third in the Southwest
Conference. Six of the boys who received let-
ters in 1937 are hack on the 1938 team: Pixel,
Lund, Kooi, Ruiter, Hirsch, and Dickinson. These
boys lorm the nucleus for this year's team and
are supplemented with some very fine material.
There was an insulliciency of courts last year
but four more were built at Central Ir. High.
This does not alleviate the situation entirely, but
it has increased interest in tennis.
1937 SENIOR LETTER-WINNERS
MARVIN OTTO WADE
WALTER CLARE IOHNSON
To iiii I l
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Earl Schwass
ASSOCIATE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Bernadette Ross
NEWS EDITOR: Harriette Lundberg
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITORS: Paul Landgraf, Mary Ann Davis
ASSOCIATE EDITORS: Elaine Reelman, Jeanette Weisenhoier, Iune Westover, Derek Hopkinson
Ioan Cavanagh, Iune Currey, Virginia Watson, Mary Strand, Margie Currey, Annajane Yeager.
Sherman Lloyd, Margery Brunk, Hallie Iohnson, Beverly Essenberg, Neva Maynard, Betty
SPORTS EDITOR: Don Phelps
ASSOCIATE SPORTS EDITORS: Tom Peterson, Vincent Opalek
STAFF PI-IOTOGRAPHER: lim Seyierth
ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHERS: Bill Booker, Clarence Vandervelde
CLASS EDITOR: Betty Smith
ASSOCIATE CLASS EDITORS: Lily May Geisler, Mary Purchase, Lois Geisler
ADMINISTRATION EDITORS: Mary Bendus, Iulia Opalek
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Wade, Reginald Walicki. Edward Krepps, Robert Larson, Norbert Luick, Donald Phelps, Ioseph
Rigoni, Harold VanderWest
STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHERS MAKE 1938 OAKS POSSIBLE
James Seyferth, shown at left, is a junior and was staff photographer for The Acorn and The Oaks
during i937-38. Jim is one of the biggest reasons why this year's edition of The Oaks contains about four
times as many pictures as any previous Oaks. l-le did his own taking, fonlarging, and developing-all of
which involved endless toil,-skill, patience, and extraordinary amateur ability. He was assisted on section
plates and snaps by Clarence Vandervelde and Bill Booker, shown at right. The entire school is grateful
to you, Jim. Our sincerest thanks to all of you.
ART STAFF-ART EDITOR: lack Leaf
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TO OUR ADVERTISERS
It pays to advertise . . .
We have endeavored this year to publish an
annual that will stamp in our minds the mem-
ories oi our high school days. and owing to the
fine support and cooperation oi our local adver-
tisers, we have been able to do just that.
As subscribers and advertisers are our only
source oi income, it means we must have com-
plete coordination oi both oi these sources, and
we are pleased to say that we have obtained it.
This year we have visited not only our adver-
tisers of years gone by, but we have also had
the pleasure of meeting and dealing with a
great many new people and we are happy to
say that we have been well received.
Although we thoroughly believe that this is a
good source of advertising, we also appreciate
the fact that there are many outstanding citizens
in our business world today, who. as good citi-
zens, are doing this for the purpose ot helping
our school and community, primarily. By show-
ing your good will you have not only helped us
to back this school project financially. but also
you have shown us the kind of people we are
about to do business with in the near future.
as solicitors, appreciate the privilege of
being able to do business with you. This has
given us a chance to meet and deal with the
advertisers of our publication and this business
world of ours. We realize that all of our seniors
not had the privilege of soliciting for our
Oaks, so on behalf oi our stai! and fellow work-
ers we are taking this chance to thank you not
only for ourselves but for all the seniors who are
graduating this year. We know that they all ap-
preciate your support fully as much as we do.
Anderson Packing Company
Amtz Sport Shop .......................
B and M Service Station .......
Barnett Service Station .....
Beerman's Music House .......
Bennett Pumps ...................
Boelkins Grocery Store .....
Boyd Auto Sales ............
Broadway Cleaners ........
Broadway Lunch ........
Broadway Pharmacy ...,.,...
Campbell, Wyant and Cannon
Caramel Crisp ...........................,,. .......
Carl's Store .................................... .......
Chase and Panney, Insurance
Clark's Shoe Shop .................,..
Collins Music House ......
Consumer's Dairy ....,.
Consumer's Power .............
Coston Motor Co. v...... . ......Y... .
Dana Printing Company .......
Daniels Company, The .....
C. B. Dawes. Florist ..,........
Dobben Motor Sales ,,Y..........,
Economy Hardware ...............
Edwards Lumber Co. ...... .
Emil's Food Shop ...................
Federal Department Store ........
Felt Studio ,........ ........... ...........
Fredricks Lumber Co. ...... .
Friend. lust A ...,..........
Fritz the Druggist ..,........,...
B. F. George Storage 61 Van Co. .....,. ...... .
Gerst Barber Shop .....,..................... .......
Giroux and Hodson. Grocers ..r... .......
Hackley Union National Bank .
Hall Electric Co. .,...,,................. .
Harwood-Nelson, Clothiers ....
Heights Dry Cleaners ,....,,.......
Hommes Insurance Agency .....
Hosler's Budget Shop ................
Hostess Hamburgs ................,....
Howell's School oi Business ........ .......
Hoyt Food Store ........................
Hullinger Beauty Shop ............
Hutchinson Service Station ....,
Lee Hardware ...,.r......................
Lee Funeral Home .....................
George A. Long, Tvpewriters .
Mapes Beauty Shop ......,....
Martin Coal Co. .............. .
Martin Stores Inc. ....,............ .
Meister's Feed Store .....v,........
Mich. Assoc. Telephone Co.
Michigan Bakeries ..,,...........,..
Morton Mig. Co. .................. .
Murphy Bros. Laundry .......
Muskegon Gas Co. ..r............. .
Muskegon Heights Dairy .......
Muskegon Heights Fumiture C
Muskegon Savings Bank ........
Mysen Studio ...........................
National Lumberman's Bank ..
N ibble-a-Scrib-Nib .,......,....,.......
Nordstrom Dairy .,....................
Norge Division .................
Harry Norton G Son .............
Occidental Hotel ...................
Olive Mae Beauty Salon ......
Parmelee Iewelers ...............
Patterson Groceries ,....,.,.
Patterson Press .,,...........
Peterman Electric Co. .... .
Pete's Shoe Shop ..........
Price Dry Cleaners .........
Puhalski Food Market .........
Purity Dairy Products Co. ..... .
Pyle Pattern Mig. Co. ........ .
Quality Aluminum Casting Co
Quality Dairy ...,.......................
Radium Studio .....................
Reid-Graff Co. ..........,..,...,..., .
Rockenbach Music Store ......
Rogers Iewelry Co. ...,........ .
Rurter Bros. ............................. .
Sanitary Dairy ..,..,..........,....
Schlossman Theaters .,.....
Sealed Power .......................
Sears Roebuck and Co. ...... .
Shaw-Walker Co. ............ .
Sheldon Co. ...................... .
The Square . ........ ..............
Tupe's Welding .....................
Tuitsi Fruitsi ......,...,..,...,.,....,,,,..
Vallier, Interior Decorator ......
Woodall's Drugs ................,.....
Yeager's Beauty Shop .......
Yeatman's Shoe Shop .........
A GR ATIO GIFT
Steeped in the romance ofthe ages
IN THE HEROIC DAYS of chivalry and
knight-errantry, a girl's hope chest was
built by the most skilled cabinetmaker
the family purse could afford. Weeks,
sometimes months, were taken by this
combined artist, designer, carver, and
iinisher to build the chest.
And the girl, taught to sew, to spin,
to weave, took years to fill her hope
chest with precious things for that
happy day when she would start a
home of her own.
Today LANE, the glorified modem
hope chest, brings the hope chest to its
richest significance. More beautiful
than those of any other age, the LANE
Hope Chest provides absolute moth
protection and features found in no
other cedar chest. Parents, brothers,
sisters-come in and see this ideal gift.
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426 W' Wesmm Ave" Muskegon GAS RANGES-GIBSON REERIGERATORS
Little Bud let no grass grow under his feet. When Uncle Ioe came for a
visit, he immediately rushed up to him with: "Unc1e, make a noise like a frog."
"Why?" asked the old man.
"Cause when I ask daddy for anything, he always says, 'Wait till your
uncle croaks.' "
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Waiter: "Mr. Brown left his umbrella again. I believe he'd leave his head
if it were loose."
Manager: "I dare say you're right. I heard him say only yesterday that
he was going to Switzerland for his lungs."
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Mountaineer Ktaking son to schoolroombz "My bo 's arter larnin'. What have
Teacher: "We offer arithmetic. English, trigonometry, spelling, etc."
Mountaineer: "lust give him some of that thar triggernomerty: he's the
worst shot in the family." -
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Hiram: "Five dollars a week unless we have to talk dialect. That's S3 extra."
The height and depth in brief salutations was reached recently when two
girls greeted each other on Broadway, as follows:
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Girl: "Call for me tonight at eight-thirty."
Boy: "O.K. What time'll you be ready?"
Man: "Do you know how to make Anti-freeze?"
Man "Hide her woolen pajamas."
An out-of-town gentleman went into a New York department store to buy
fr couple of rubber dolls to take back home to his small daughter.
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And then there was the Scotchman who sent the surgeon's bill to his father-
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when she was a little girl.
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The western Senator talked fast,
His words had verve and lustre:
His bronco-busting days were past-
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Explorer: "A tiger will not harm you if you carry a white walking-stick."
Voice: "Yeah, but how last must you carry it?"
Dentist's Daughter: "Well, dear, have you asked father for my hand yet?"
Shy Suitor: "No. Every time I step into his office I lose courage. Today I
allowed him to pull another tooth."
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Teacher: "What is a sea-horse?"
Bright Student: "The present tense of saw-horse."
"According to the instruments in the plane, Joe fell exactly 6,000 feet."
"Say, how do you figure that?"
"Wel1, he's six feet under!"
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Little Jenny saw a dachshund. "Oh, mother," she exclaimed, "this is the
kind of dog the man on the radio sang about."
"On the radio?"
"Yes-he said, 'Get a long little doggie'.
Abie: "Vat did you do last summer?"
Sammy: "I 'v orked in Des Moines."
Abie: "Coal or iron?"
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ECongratulations and Best Wishes?
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The small boy had fallen into the stream, but had been rescued.
"How did you come to fall in?" asked a bystander.
"I didn't come to fall in," the boy explained. "I came to fish."
"I always love to see Saturday nights roll around."
"Oh, are you a Saturday night Romeo?"
"No, I'm a soap manufacturer."
"Hello, Brown! Are you using your skates tonight?"
"I'm afraid I am."
"Splendid! Then you won't mind lending me your tux."
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anything that broke?"
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Two boys were talking about their fathers. Little Bill said: "My father is
an Eagle, an Elk, a Moose, and a Lion."
Mickey: "What does it cost to see him?"
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She: "What are you doing for that cold?"
He: "I sneeze whenever it wants me to."
Teacher: "How old is a person who was born in l894?"
Johnny: "Man or woman?"
"Do you have any trouble with 'shall' and 'will'?"
"No: my wife says, 'You shall: and I say, 'I will'!"
Aunt Hetty: "Sakes alive, I don't believe no woman could ever be so fat."
Uncle Sy: "What y' :reading now, Hetty?"
Hetty: "Why this paper tells about an English woman who lost two thou-
Mr. A.: "Don't you know you shoulciciways give a woman driver half of
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rare-very rare. The cowpuncher looked at it and demanded that it be re-
turned to the kitchen and cooked.
"It is cooked," snapped the waiter.
"Cooked-nothing," retorted the cowpuncher. "I've seen cows hurt worse
than that and get we11."
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Attorne : "And what makes "ou think ou are entitled to a ension, Mrs.
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Mrs. Gnaggs: "Yes, my husband and I fought the whole four years."
Hubby tlooking at billslz "You're driving me to the poorhouse!"
Wife: "No, you'11 have to walk. The finance company took the car this
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Night Watchman Ctelephoningbz "Come quick. Our building has caught
Fire Chief: "Try to put it out."
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to go out!"
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Modern Son: "Aw, Pop, I don't want to study arithmetic. It ain't no use."
Modern Father: "What! A son of mine grow up and not be able to figure
football scores and batting averages?"
She: "Don't you see that the way to true happiness is to iorget yourself,
to bury yourself in your work?"
He: "Sorry, I don't. I'm a concrete mixer."
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Man in Crowd: "That ain't Bobbie Burns: it's Shakespeare."
Auctioneer: "Well, now, that just shows how much I know about the
Professor of Biology: "Here you see the skull of a chimpanzee, a very rare
specimen. There are only two in the country-one in the National Museum
and I have the other."
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Teacher was taking her class oi young pupils in astronomy. The moon
was the subject.
"Now," she said, "some people believe that there are fifty million peoh le
on the moon-" She paused as a titter of laughter reached her ears. "William,"
she snapped at one of the boys, "what are you laughing at?"
"I was just thinking, teacher, what a squeeze it must be up there when
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Muriel: "Not much. You see, I once had a ride on a real donkey."
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Lloyd, one of the kindergarten children, brought a cocoon to school. It
was placed in an insect cage and in due time a beautiful moth came out. The
children wanted to keep the moth and felt that it must be fed.
While the group was trying to decide what moths might eat, five-year-old
Charles said, "I'll tell you. Feed him moth balls-that's what my mama feeds
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A tramp was sleeping on one of the greens of cr golf course and the secre-
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"I'm the secretary of the club."
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"My mother cooks beans," said another pupil.
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"Yes, except the dessert. That was terrible."
"Did you have plum tart or lemon pie?"
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She: "Don't you dare kiss me again!"
He: "All right, I'11 stop."
She: "Don't you dare. Kiss me again."
"You know, you're not a bad-looking girl?"
"Oh, you'd say so even if you didn't think so."
"We're even then. You'd think so even if I didn't say so."
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The critic started to leave in the middle of the second act of the play.
"Don't go now," said the manager. "I promise there's a terrific kick in the
"Fine," was the retort: "give it to the author."
Don't you wish you were a bird, Timmy, and could fly away up in the
sky?" mused his big sister romantically.
"Naw!" scorned Timmy. "I'd ruther be an elephant and squirt water
through my nose."
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The Dentist-"No, I was cr riveter till I got too nervous to work up high."
S. Lloyd: "My friends laughed when I spoke to the waiter in French. They
didn't know I told the waiter to give them the check."
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"You have been out with worse looking fellows than I am, haven't you?"
She did not reply.
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duck! And it walks just like it had just got out of a rumble-seat!"
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Salesman: "Madam, this fire extinguisher is guaranteed to give you serv-
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Elderly Lady: "But I shan't be here all that time."
Salesman lmisunderstanding her meaningl: "Oh, but you can take it with
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"Man! Sounds like a lot of bunk to me."
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the ark into the four corners of the earth. On returning to the ark he noticed
two snakes in his armchair.
"l thought I gave definite instructions for every one to go forth and multi-
ply," said Noah.
"But we can't," replied the reptiles. "We are adders."
Bootblack: "Light or dark, sir?"
Absent-Minded Professor: "I'm not particular, but please don't give me the
Proud Father: "Of course my son has studied a foreign language. Say
'hello' to the man in algebra, John."
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"All right," said the store manager, "what shall it be?"
"Wel1," said the boss, "take that line of S5 shoes and mark them down
from S10 to S8.50."
"That is a skyscraper," announced the guide.
Old Lady: "Oh, I'd love to see it work."
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The young bride looked at them. "How'1l I cook them?" she asked.
"Oh, fry 'em like fish," replied her husband.
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H. Ketchum: "Hip boots."
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Victim: "Yeah, it's taking holt all right, but it ain't lettin' go again."
The patron tried to cut up his steak. After digging into it a dozen times
with his knife and fork he summoned the waiter.
"Here," he growled, "take this steak back."
"I can't do that, sir," informed the waiter.
"Why not?" demanded the customer.
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"You must be keen on the talkies, old boy, to go twice a week."
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Solomon's 777th Wife: "Say, Sol are you really in love with me?"
Solomon: "Darling, you are one in a thousand."
Mrs. Flip: "Are you troubled much in your neighborhood with borrowing?"
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never heard of a parlor sofa running off the road and smashing into a light
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"These glasses," he said, "are not strong enough for me."
"But, sir, they are No. 2."
"What is next to No. 2?"
"And after that?"
"After No. 1, sir, you will want a dog."
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Teacher: "What is a geyser?"
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"Dearest," said the young man, "couldn't you learn to love me?"
"I might," said the girl, "I learned to eat spinach."
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Policeman: "They weren't small boys: they were grownups!"
College Graduate: "Your methods of cultivation are hopelessly out of date.
Why, I'd be surprised if you got ten pounds of apples from that tree."
Farmer: "So would I. It's a pear tree."
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I. Williams: "Fine! I'll take two."
Yet another gleam from the examination papers:
Question: "For what were the Phoenicians famous?"
A father said to his son: "When I was your age my father would not allow
me to go out at night."
"You had a hard-boiled father!" replied the young scamp.
"I had a lot better father than you have!" replied the irate elder.
Socialist Father: "What do you mean by playing truant? What makes you
stay away from school?"
Son: "Class hatred, father."
Miss Bahr: "Correct this sentence: "Girls is naturally better looking than
b"1l'f"LQuSmfS0n: "Girls is artificially bener looking than boys."
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WHAT OF THE FUTURE?
In every period of American History there have
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For example, in 1844, Henry L. Ellsworth, United States
Commissioner of Patents, said:
"The advancement of the arts from year to year,
taxes our credulity and seems to presage the arrival
of that period when human improvement must end."
Commissioner Ellsworth said this before the automobile,
the radio, the telephone, the airplane, and the motion
picture had arrived. At the very time he spoke, Howe was
working on the sewing machine and Goodyear had dis-
covered how to vulcanize rubber.
Today, as in the days of Commissioner Ellsworth, there
may be those who question the possibility of further ad-
vancement. But, by no stretch of the imagination can it
be said that America has reached the end of invention,
improvement and opportunity. Never before has there been
such a flood of Aladdin's magic as is now pouring forth from
the laboratories of industry. Never before has there been
such progress in harnessing the forces of nature: in con-
verting everyday materials into products of myriad amaz-
ing new uses: in developing time and labor saving machin-
ery: in making life more interesting and more worth while.
THERE IS TODAY THE DESIRE AND ABILITY TO IMPROVE
THE LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT OF ALL AMERICANS.
THERE IS NO LACK OF OPPORTUNITY. YOUR FUTURE
IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT. IT MAY BE A BIT BEWILDER-
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BECAUSE THERE ARE NO NEW FRONTIERS .... BUT
BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY OF THEM.
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Old Lady: "Son, can you direct me to the Merchant's National Bank?"
Newsboy: "Yessum-for a quarter."
Old Lady: "Isn't that pretty high pay, my boy?"
Newsboy: "No, ma'am, not for a bank director."
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Languish-a nation's speech.
Furnish-What's kept in the cellar.
"What have you got in the shape of bananas this morning?" asked a cus-
tomer of the new grocery clerk.
R. Iohnson: "Nothing but cucumbers, madamf'
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"Mother, isn't it funny that hats cost more than radios?"
Mother: "But they don't, dear. What makes you think so?"
"Well, a sign in a window back there said, 'Hats, S10 upl' and we just
passed another window with a sign that says, 'Radios, S10 down.' "
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Waiter: "Are you Hungary?"
Broker: "Yes, Siam."
Waiter: "Den Russian to the table and I'l1 Fiji."
Broker: "All right, Sweden my coffee and Denmark my bill."
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That he dare not pursue-
For she'd pinched all his trousers and hydenham.
The cinema manager tapped the bill-poster on the shoulder: "You'll have
to be more carful about these bills, lim!" he exclaimed.
"Why, what's the matter?" lim inquired.
"Well, next week's film is called 'The Silent Woman' and you've stuck it
above a small bill which says, 'The World's Greatest Mystery.' "
"Sir, when you eat here you do not need to dust off the plate."
"Beg pardon, force of habit. I'm an umpire."
"I hear you knocked all your teeth out."
"How'd you do it?"
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Moe: "How do you like this chimney sweeping job?"
Joe: "Oh, it soots me."
"Son, can't you cut down on your college expenses?"
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many gold teeth that he had to sleep
with his head in a safe.
"What have you got in the shape of
bananas this morning?" asked a cus-
tomer of the new grocery clerk.
R. Iohnson: "Nothing but cucumbers,
He: "I locked up the car before we
left it, and now, darn it, I've lost the
She: "Never mind, darling. It's a
lovely evening. We can ride in the
It was reported to have been raining
cats and dogs in California right now.
'Tis nothing claim we who have seen
the occurrence of hailing taxicabs
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She did not reply.
"I said you've been out with worse
looking fellows than I am, haven't
"I heard you the first time. I was
just trying to think."
She: "Don't you dare kiss me again!"
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Athletic Board of Control ,....
Basketball, Reserve ......................,.,
Basketball, This Ye
Beaux Arts .....,................................
Board oi Education
Bolt. Principal .......................
Booker. Superintendent .....
Booker's Olfice Staff
Booster Club ......,........
Boys' Glee Club .....................
Chemistry . ....,,. .
Class History ......
Class Prophecy ......
Class Will r.r..,.... .........
Contents, Table of
Domestic Science .....
English ................ .
Football, Reserve .....r..........,.,...............................
Football Pictures ......,,..............,,..,.....,..,..
Football, Team Individual Pictures ,....,
Football, Varsity ..................................
Foreword .......,..., , .....................,..........
Freshman Boys ......
Freshman Girls ......
Freshman Snaps ...............,.....
General Science .......
Girls' Glee Club ....,..
Girl Scouts ..........
Girl Reserves ......
H1-Y ........................ .............,
History. General ,........
History, American ..,., .,,.
Honors Group ......... ..........
Junior Boys ......ii,....,.............
Iunior Girls .,....,.,.......,...,,....
Iunior Office Training ......
Iunior Play ..,.....................
Iunior Snaps .........................
Latin . ....... .......,......
Lettermen .... ......
Library Club .....
Literature ..,.... .......,......
Maintenance .. ................,..,,.., .
Mixed Chorus .,..........,...,......
Oaks Staff .....................................
Office Staff and Mr. M. E.
Orchestra . .,..,..........,,.,,,.,,...,........... .
Physical Education, Boys
Physical Education, Girls
Physics ............,... ...................
Plane Geometry .......
President's Address ..........
Printing and Publication .....
Salutatory ,...... ..............
Seniors .,.......... .......
Senior Play .......
Senior Snaps .....
Solid Geometry .,..,.,
Sophomore Boys .....
Sophomore Girls .........
Sophomore Snaps .......,......
Student Council ,.......,............
Tennis ....,...,.......,... .,...,........
Tiger Tales ............... .......
Tournament Fever .....
Track ......................... .......
Valedictorian's Address .....
Variety Features ................
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Who's Who ....... .......
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