Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)

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fsf' THE CLASS OF l9ll2 of Muskegon Heighks Highschool -.-,Q Muskegon Heights, Michigan l Presenh i 2 H K Immortal patriots, rise once more! Defend your rights, defend your shore. Firm, united let us be, Rallying 'round our libertyg As a band of brothers joined, Peace and safety shall we ind. from Hail, Columbia FOREWORD Our country is at War. This grim realization is in the hearts and minds of all Americans today. With war and its far-reaching implications the watchword for all our thoughts and deeds, it seems only fitting and proper that the theme of our 1942 yearbook should be Courage, Loyalty, Strength, and True Americanism. As graduating seniors, our turn has come to hold high the torch and to carry it proudly as it has been carried by Muskegon Heights High school alumni of the past. We, the youth of America, have been given fhe opportunity of preserving that heritage given us by our fathers. We shall not fail. As true Americans We accept the challenge, we pledge ourselves to defend our native shores. In short, We shall always "Keep 'Em Flying." WWW DEDICATION Yesterday they filled our halls and classrooms, and life for them was carefree and gay. Today they take their places on the far-flung battlefields of free- dom. One day, boys: the next, Defenders of Democ- racy and all that We hold dear. We trust that the ideals they learned here at high school, the fighting spirit with which they were im- bued, and the abilities they acquired will stand them all in good stead when and if that critical mo- ment arrives. To these boys from Muskegon Heights High school who have gone forth into one of the several branches of the armed services of our nation, we respectfully and with heart-felt sincerity dedicate this 1942 vol- ume of The Oaks. God rest you, happy gentlemen, Who laid your good lives down, Who took the khaki and the gun Instead of cap and gown. God bring you to a fairer place Than even Oxford town. from The Spires of Oxford L , -3,1 L, if ,N ,x ' V ' , .:,, f Lfv' f y,-x Zl v fli ijf U ,R if X 5 ass , . A' 1 vs- ff 4 , 'YP 23, 51 52 wx . . 'v - , A ff- , 4x+ W if k"' - 5 f 'T' 'Ml-wg, xx ,f gif! Lx- ,A :U .i , . 1 gig-T ,.,,,. ,f, - 'Q 4 ,fig f - " M L Wm .. A' kfhjlvikfgj hbb . X R1 , I , 115, VL-. I iwgig ' ' "nf 5-,Q L l"' G W vfifff- ' 4' Y 7 Q ' 451 X 'W M v, 'GHS 0 itz W ze 251-blfxfliwfslfbxf' J E 0 1 v J: Wznim t X , dl -- ' WEN x' wb THE OAKS BOARD OF PUBLICATIONS Principal C. F. Bolt, Chairman. Photography by Mr. Paul Schulze EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Paula Raulin ASSOCIATE EDITORS Veronica Dryovage Shirley Walkley CHIEF TYPIST Helen Opalek SECTION EDITORS Bernice Vander Wall, Floyd Leisman, Gloria Meyer. Ieanne Knutson. SPORTS EDITORS Spencer Ketchum, Eugene Brothers, Harold Thomasma. Harry Kuharevicz, Lois Dykema, Dorothy Smith. DEPARTMENT EDITORS Beverly Olson, Betty Barding, Willard Larson. Earl Sweet. Shirley Simpson, Alice Pappan, Elsie Pehr, Elaine McConnell, Arthur Pelky, Margaret Carey, Sophie Grab- iec, Dolores Detrick, Elinor Iewell, Iames Pelfresne, Mary Ann Schlee, Ioy Ford, Doris Robarge, Ieanne Knutson, Mary lane Keith, Victoria Czerniak, Shirley Schow, Hel- en Hart, Nancy Singleton, Helen Westholz, Marjorie Tay- lor, Max Carlson, Betty LaRue, Phyllis Connell, Robert Dealer, Ianet Yaple, lean Carlson, Bruce Ploughman. ADVISER Mr. W. E. Murray. ADVERTISING STAFF Phyllis Duff, Fred Royal, Doris Robarge, Lillian Scott. Pauline Moehlman, Alice LeBoeuf, Phyllis Connell, Ar- thur Pelky, Angell Dendrinos, Elsie Pehr, Verona Krepps, Donald Patterson, Mary Ann Schlee, Hazel Lower, Eu- gene Brothers, Betty LaRue, Victor Ruzicka, Alice Pap- pan. I ADVISER Mr. I. W. Verduin. STAFF TYPISTS Helen Opalek, Betty Barding, Doris Lundberg, Helen Iandris, Evelyn Kirkpatrick, Betty Carlson, Stella Mar- chuk, Dorothy Smith. ADVISER Mr. R. A. Peterman. SUBSCRIPTION STAFF MANAGER Virginia Brandenberg GIRLS' CAPTAINS Evelyn Bement, Nancy Culver. BOYS' CAPTAINS Edward Rudd, Eugene Brothers. ART STAFF EDITOR Gerald Johnson ASSISTANTS Glen Stonex, Francis Koteles, Margaret Iuhas, Evelyn Bement, Patricia Schultz, Kenneth Stibitz, Geraldine Ken- yon, Ruth Farmer, Beverly Wherry, Elizabeth Alfultis. ADVISER Miss Nellie M. Johnson. PRINTING STAFF Dale Coburn, Donald Derby, Steve Koziak, lack Robarge, Al Vandak, Eugene Brothers, Clarence Estlick, Bill Furst, Iohn Gary, Steve Gerencer, Paul Kramer. Leon Osterhart Ray Sponaas, Robert Turner, Max Carlson, Iohn Fethke, Charles Gornery, Carl Heim, Charles Leyanna, George Malavazos, Iarnes Pellresne, Mike Regeczi, William Vanderstelt, Gerald Young, Harry Kuharevicz, Ray Lynn, Victor Ruzicka. ADVISER Mr. C. F. Koehn. STAFF MEMBERS DOING THEIR STUFF The Oaks, senior class yearbook, is an example of cooperative effort in practice. Hundreds of students under direction of! six faculty advisers write and edit, typewrite, sell advertising and sub- scriptions, make up an print, trim and mount photographs for lay- outs, read proof, and interview. Months are consumed in the effort and, although the product may be less than perfect, staff members themselves have learned the Spirit of Cooperation. the foundation stone of American education. ln Chnef ""' X lfwsxsk zmk E lim 136 -9- CONTENTS Administration .,.... ........ 1 1 Faculty ,............ ........ 1 7 Seniors ................. ........ 2 6 Undergraduates ............... ........ 6 9 Classrooms and Clubs ................ ........ 7 9 Music, Drama, and Literature ...... ......., 8 7 Athletics ....,.,,............................. ........ 9 9 A Glance at our Defenders ........ .......... l l7 Senior Directory ........ .......... l 25 Advertising ........ .......... l 31 ...10.. ADMINISTRATION SUPERINTENDENT W. R. BOOKER Mr. W. R. Booker was appointed to the office of Superintendent of Schools in Mus- kegon Heights in 1928. He came here from Greenville, Michigan, where he had filled a similar position. His experience in the teaching profession has been broad and deep, including teaching in the English de- partment at Kalamazoo college. During his 14 years in Muskegon Heights. Mr. Booker has guided public education in this community with a steady hand. He has capably filled not only the office of super- intendent but also that of business manager. Since 1938, he has also executed all those duties pertaining to the Supervisor of Ele- mentary Education. How Well our superintendent has executed his many responsibilities is obvious to those in high places in Michigan educational circles. To the thousands of parents and children in this community, his work in good times and in times of economic depression has kept the school doors open. Muskegon Heights schools have not only weathered the storms, but have improved under the ordeal. Today our school system is acclaimed by the Office of Public Instruction at Lansing and by the University of Michigan as one of the best in the state. Muskegon Heights students grow and develop and take their places alongside any students other schools can produce. Mr. Booker has always been active in state educational affairs and his interest in this important phase of a superintendent's Work has proved of inestimable value to Muskegon Heights. Without it, our schools might have suffered much more than other cities during periods of strain and crisis. His unceasing labors to secure our share of state financial aid have been remarkable, and his ability to conserve funds to best advantage has made his Work here outstanding. No burden has ever been too great for him to assume in the interests of education. in Mus- kegon Heights. M12- BOARD OF EDUCATION Our Board of Education has a membership of long stand- ing, with the exception of the newest trustee, Iustice Bernard E. Cook who this year was appointed to fill out the unexpired term of Trustee Edward Moore. Mr. Moore, who relinquished his place on the Board because of the press of other duties, ren- dered many years of valuable service to our community. He is to be commended for his interest in our schools and particular- ly in our high school of which he was a graduate and an ex-star on the football team. Not many students are acquainted with Board members personally. However, all of us do sincerely appreciate their work and their interest in us. They have given us equal oppor- tunities with boys and girls of other cities. It is now up to us to prove to these civic-minded men that we have benefited by their efforts. We seniors take this opportunity to extend to Dr. C. A. Lund, president, and all other members, our deepest grati- tude. We hope we shall be able to make ourselves worthy of their help. so so r so Secretary President Treasurer ARTHUR T. BOOTH DR. CARL A. LUND CARL N. DAMM HERBERT F. REID ORA V. COBB BERNARD E. COOK HENRY S. ELLIOTT ..13- Mr C. F. Bolt, Principal Rosemary Hill, Secretary and Clerk PRINCIPAL C. F. BOLT Any man that succeeds in his chosen vocation does so through a combination of qualities. It is not enough to have executive ability: neither is it enough to be entirely efficient in any one particular field. It requires a skillful blending of tact, kindness, and understanding, coupled with perseverance. the ability to make quick and sound decisions, and the will-power to see that such decisions are carried out. C. F. Bolt, our princi- 211, has these qualities. During the performance of his daily work, it sometimes be- comes necessary for him to reprove a student for his actions or to offer constructive criticism. The constant return of former stu- dents to our school, however, attests to the way in which Mr. Bolt conducts this phase of his work. 114.. IN CHARGE OF ATTENDANCE There is no doubt as to the identity of the gentleman on this page. It is Mr. M. E. Rudd, head ot attendance. He is one per- son who always hears the truth. the whole truth. and nothing but the truth. He also is the faculty Manager of Athletics. and in- structor oi students in Commercial Law. Besides these activities. he also instructs boys in a Morse Code class to help in Civilian Defense. Even though he keeps us in our places, he is well known and liked by all. V MR. M. E. BUDD Director on State Board of Education since 1936. Member of Executive Committee, Michigan Education Association, since 1940. T -15- STUDENT COUNCIL The government of our school is represented by a group of students known as the Student Council. Its members consist of the class officers of the sophomore, iunior, and senior class. who act as delegates for the student body. The Council officers are now elected from the school at large' and are not officers of any class. This more democratic plan for electing the officers was favored many years before its adoption in this school in 1940. Officers of the Student Council during 1941-42 are: President-Nancy Culver, Vice-president -Barbara Tenny, Secretary-Hazel Iuhas. Reports of the Council "doings" are put in the school bulletin for all students and teachers unfamiliar with its work, to read. The regular meetings of the Council are open to any students who wish to attend. Many of the Council's routine duties consist of approving dates for schools dances and assemblies. The maiority of school problems are discussed at each meeting. In 1933, at the first Student Council meeting, Mr. Bolt explained the purpose of this organ- ization as being: to provide greater opportunity for co-operation between the students and fac- ulty in promoting interest and school spirit, and to afford occasion for a greater measure of student control in school affairs. No faculty member has a seat on the Council. C. F. Bolt, principal is the adviser. - 16- FACULTY Teaching ls An Art "Teaching is not merely a life work, a profession, an occupation . . . Teaching is an art,- an art so great and difficult to master thorough ly that a man can spend a long life at it without realizing much more than his limitations and his mistakes, and his distance from the ideal." In those few words a really great teacher, Dr. William Lyon Phelps, professor emeritus of English language and literature at Yale university, defines teaching. And for him, at least, teaching means much more than earning one's living. "I do not know," he wrote, "that I could make entirely clear to an outsider the pleasure I have in teaching. I had rather earn my living by teaching than in any other way." Professor Phelps is a man who has made an unforgettable impression upon the generation of students who have passed through his classroom. He is one of the few teachers who ever reach that place of high public acclaim. The nature of a teacher's work usually limits itself to the classroom rather than the public eye. The work of many good teachers often goes unnoticed. But this much is clear: one must love teaching or give it up, for it is not just an occupation or a way of life. Its goals are boundless and its possibilities for good are infinite. In these days of chaos, the school remains, together with the church, a refuge of courage and of hope: and the teacher, it seems to us, is the heart of the school. The youth of today is the leader of tornorrow,and the teacher is a molder of youth. .. 18 .... Q NWS f W W Cf' QYW A X su ff' 5 'ff , oaao i cur IAMES V. COBB, A. B., M. A. Westem Michigan College of Education University of Michigan History and English A. M. COURTRIGHT, B. SC.. M. A. University oi Michigan Columbia University Mechanical Drawing, Orchestra VERA CUMMINGS, A. B., M. A. Northwestern University Mathematics SHERLEY IRENE DALTON, B. SC. University of Michigan Commercial Law, Typing, Arithmetic WILLIAM H. DINGLER Life Certificate Westem Michigan College of Education Woodwork EDITH A. ERIKSON, B. SC. Northern Michigan College of Education Shorthand, Typing IENNIE C. FITCH. A. B. Western Michigan College ol Education English EUGENE W. GILLASPY, A. B. Western Michigan College of Education Speech, Social Studies NELLIE M. IOHNSON. B. SC. Western Michigan College of Education Art OSCAR E. JOHNSON. A. B. Western Michigan College of Education Athletic Director C. P. KOEHN Western Michigan College of Education United Typothetae School of Printing Printing F. W. KRUEGER. B. SC.. M. A. Wheaton College University of Minnesota Biology HERMAN A. KRUIZENGA, A. B.. M. A. Hope College University of Michigan Latin, American History FLORENCE M. KURTZ, B. SC. University of Chicago Mathematics DORACE E. LA CORE. A. B. University of Michigan St. Mary's. Notre Dame English KATHLEEN E. MACDONALD. A. B.. M. A. Smith College Western Reserve University History. English, French aw v'-1 I . ' I f1 ,lg S Q,, . 0,! O 00 oo Ggcf, ., . . A+! SM wwf P725 G . G1- 'VIARY HELEN MC GUINNESS, B. SC. Stout Institute Foods DAVID R. MC KENZIE, A. B. Central Michigan College of Education American History ANN MALNAR, B. SC. Hebbing Iunior College University of Minnesota Librarian MINA MORRIS. B. SC., M. A. Iowa State College ' Nebraska University Clothing -21 W. E. MURRAY. A. B.. M. A. University of Michigan English and Iournalism ELMER OIALA. B. SC. Western Michigan College of Education Industrial Arts ROY A. PETERMAN, B. SC., A. B. Westem Michigan College of Education Commerce R. L. RAKESTRAW. A. B. Depauw University Chemistry and Physics go no XX tj, 'ii KATHRYN F. REID, A. B. Westem Michigan College ot Education Shorthand And Senior Office Training ESTHER ROBERTON, B. E.. R. P. T. Northwestern University Medical School La Crosse State Teachers College Physical Education IULIA A. ROYSE, A. B. Momingside College Speech PAUL SCHULZE. B. MUS. ED. ' Northwestern University Band, Chorus. Theory of Music IULIA A. SPRAGUE, A. B., M. A. Michigan State Normal College University ot Michigan English CLIFFORD STEVENS. A. B. Western Michigan College of Education History IAMES W. VERDUIN. A. B.. M. A. Western Michigan College of Education University of Wisconsin Social Science H. E. WEICK, A. B. Valparaiso University Mechanical Drawing CUSTODIANS Our custodians are among the most popular members of this institution. For example, there's Mr. Albert Cruse, a veteran of 14 years of service in our high school. He is a man of long experience in industry, having been a millwright by trade before coming here. He was once a carpenter also. Many of the boys would be surprised, perhaps, to know that in his younger days he used to hurl a "mean ball" over the batter's box in league baseball in his home town. Seventy years old, Mr. Cruse has about made up his mind it's time to knock off steady work and rest a bit. All we have to say is, "We shall miss you, Mr. Cruse. Come back often and visit us." One feminine face is in the line of the faithful workers on the maintenance front. Her name is Mrs. Caroline Christiansen. Quiet efficiency best describes her activities here, but all who know her recognize her generous and kindly nature. Our engineer seems to have a very difficult and strenuous job. How would you like to be on the job seven days a week, getting up often in the middle of the night, firing the furnace for the students on a winter's morning? "Bill" Phillips tWil1iam, by "rights"J is as steady as an lglargn clock. Did you know he built our athletic field and that it is named "Phillips Field" after im. Then there's Frank. Frank Scott is the youngest of them all but now that he is "papa" at home, he probably feels like a veteran, too. Frank is popular with all of the students and is a conscientious worker. -23- .I Y i Y Q A. -25- 4 ,, , William Seyferth President CLASS OF 1942 Senior Grads: Ours is the treasure of a dream iuliilled. This month an unforgettable chapter in our life has come to a close and a new one begins. Some oi us may go on to pursue a lite work while others will enter the service oi ou.r country. But wherever we are, whatever we do, let us vow to meet lile with a smile and the courage that is typical oi every American. Already we have won the first triumph of success, a triumph marked by gay moments and by trying times when some goal seemed iust beyond our grasp. Cherish these moments. They will be our inspiration for the conquest of vast horizons which await us. A Fellow Grad Shirley Walkley Vice-President Matthew Eagan Secretary Angeline Dendrinos Treasurer Bob Brongersma Sergeant-at-Arms . ' f I I l Ms I-I f. wax.. .M ,ew-w.1'. 6.623 .,.,. au 'S' 127, RALPH FRANK ANDEREGG. IR. General Diploma Leave room for meg I can grow up. CLAYTON LEE ANDERSON College Diploma fr- Honesty is the best policy. WILLIAM H. BABCOCK College Diploma Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely fourwl. EUGENE E. BAKER General Diploma His conversation was brief. . - - U, f, "N .N ..1,5.j- I-'.,,.,:.'. U11 .1 Q 1 .,. . 'lil I I0 W l IVAN MARVIN BAKER General Diploma Success comes in cans, failures in can'tS. BETTY LORRAINE BARDING General Diploma We wouldrlft recognize her without her smile. BETTY ADEANNE BARENDSEN College Diploma Charms may strike the sight, but her 'merit wins the soul. MARTIN ANTHONY BARR Commercial Diploma 'Tis impious in a good man to be sad. CLIFFORD MARVIN BARTELS CHARLES BIRD. IR. General Diploma I came, I saw, I conquered. LESTER E. BARTELS College Diploma He used to be bashful and shy, But now-oh my! RAY BATH. IR. College Diploma Hold the fort! I'm coming. EVELYN IVIAXINE BEMENT General Diploma Music is her love. ' P. ml lfnllfgfi gag, - , Q-.1 on-J 'L' 1 -29 General Diploma He has a way that really charms. ALBERT GUSTAVE BIORNSTROM College Diploma Wearing his wisdom lightly. DONALD MAX BLUE College Diploma Slow,-but sure. from WILLIAM H. BRADFORD Commercial Diploma Life's a jest, and all things show it,' I thought so once, and 'how I know it. l i HOWARD WAYNE BRANCH College Diploma He has a manner all his own. VIRGINIA M. BRANDENBURG Commercial Diploma Where there's a will, there's a way. ROBERT LEE BRONGERSMA College Diploma Man is the hunterg woman, the game. EUGENE ARTHUR BROTHERS General Diploma A fiery sportsman with a great big smile ETHEL MARIE BRAYLEY Commercial Diploma A musical instrument of quality. ELEANOR LOUISE BRINGEDAHL General Diploma My tongue within my lips, I rein, For who talks much, must talk 'in vain. 2 'Gi I Q o I WILLIAM FELIX CAMPSMITH General Diploma All great men are dead or dyingg I don't feel so well myself. MARGARET IUNE CAREY General Diploma Smart as a whip, fnll of joyg She really should have been a boy. BETTY IEAN CARLSON Commercial Diploma Wisdom such as hers is rare MAX R. CARLSON General Diploma Li'l Maw, everybody's friend. LORRAINE HELEN CHAVALIA General Diploma She's always smiling. IENNY ANN CHEREP Commercial Diploma Modesty is the grace of the soul. 2' . - .,-,n, ,.-w'.:'.' ,.,, .,. . s.'f- ' an sand' 'cz' C -31.. MILDRED MERLYNN CHLUDIL College Diploma We wouldrlft recognize her without her grin RUTH MAY CHOICE General Diploma Her way 'Ls a cheery one. STANLEY GORDON CHUMNEY General Diploma Give him a camera and he'll click anywhere. ROBERT DALE COBURN General Diploma Here's a lad game for everything. BEVERLEY IEAN COLE College Diploma Her voice is 'very soft, gentle, and low an excellent thing in woman. LESLIE ARTHUR COLE ROBERT NORMAN CORK College Diploma If height were right, he'd be a king. RUTH LUNETTE COSTON Commercial Diploma A serious, studious girl, yet takes time College Diploma D He let's his work speak for him. VERNON EDELBERT COLE General Diploma Life is short aiwl so am I. PHYLLIS RENA CONNELL General Diploma Your life is what you make it. ..'., A 1-':f:, A ,Z-5. A ,4.I::1q, X ....: .... , 'lil I OD LN? for her friends. CHARLOTTE PORTIA COX College Diploma A maiden with a certain charm. NANCY IANET CULVER College Diploma A sweet, attractive kind of grace. VICTORIA N. CZERNIAK General Diploma Full of fun, and mischief, too, Doing things she shouloln't do. ANDREW ANTHONY DABROWSKI College Diploma A miniature dynamo. EMMITT MELVIN DAVIS General Diploma The man who can bottle up his wrath is a man, indeed ANGELINE MARI DENDRINOS College Diploma She is a maid of artless. grace, Gentle in form and fair in face. Us 'i- fvl: ,w-,.1Yfa,t .-wal:-. .1 .'. v,. 5 5 u 33- ANGELL MARRIAN DENDRINOS College Diploma He has an eye for color, especially blondes, brunettes, and redheads. DONALD CHESTER DERBY General Diploma What jolly spirited rogue is this? DOLORES MAE DETRICK General Diploma Character and charm combined. SHIRLEY KATHERINE DIESEL Commercial Diploma A friendly girl with many friends. DAVID WILLIAM DODDS General Diploma He who talks slow has more time to think. LENA MARY DOLISLAGER h Commercial Diploma LOIS ILENE DYKEMA General Diploma Oh scissors! Let's cut up! MATTHEW CHARLES EAGAN. IR. College Diploma G :. :.'.:. ,':.::,.",.f,: ,:. :.: .s,e, 1 'A ll I' I.. . 1 . 1 ll VERONICA ANN DRYOVAGE College Diploma She's good in classes, and public speakingg and she's always with us when it's fun we're seeking. MARION PHYLLIS DUFF College Diploma I can be serious, but I'd rather be gay. . . A .Zip Ig: -,222 .:2yQ',Q1:.: '-wi: I .4 iid' Nu! ln -34 MICHAEL N. ELKO General Diploma He believes in a little nonsense now and then. CALVIN HUBERT EPPLETT General Diploma Keep your definite goal in 'view-you'll always find encouragement and help if you need them. is A . W Qi pl A X CLARENCE IOHNXESTLICK General Diploma His cares are now all ended. RUTH MAXINE FARMER General Diploma You may know me by my happy-go-lucky air. LILLIAN MAE FEIL Commercial Diploma There's more about me than you understand PAUL H. GRIFFIN FELBER General Diploma A natural, pleasing personality is he. . i A56 ls ' 1 .' u. W- ,.:.','. ' an Qual 'CS' Y 35- MAXINE' LORRAINE F ELLOWS Commercial Diploma She is one of the quiet kind, but a better g is hard to find. IOHN ROBERT FETHKE General Diploma A contented fellow and easy to get along with. ROBERT LEONARD F ISCHER General Diploma He has what it takes to make a man. IOY LORRAINE FORD College Diploma Conscientious as the day is long, And as full of charms as the night. 'W' IAMES DONALD FORTENBACHER General Diploma Quiet,-but a better boy is hard to find. BILL WILLIAM FURST General Diploma T1L0se"w'ho , WILLARD EARL GAHVEY College Diploma Speech is silver, but silence is golden. IOHN R. GARY General Diploma He has many links in his chain of friendship. l MARVIN L. GEETING General Diploma The 'rarest of all things, a constant man! STEVE GERENCER General Diploma Wisdom regdes in silence. .. . 43.3- vH'.,:f,' N.'.,'f,.,, wi Ni 9 -35- JOHN M. GILLETTE College Diploma Blitzkrieg Johnny! CHARLES EMERY GOMERY College Diploma Sportsmanship is what counts- not the victory. HAROLD MERTIN GOWELL DARWIN I. HANSEN College Diploma College Diploma The world knows little of its greatest men. Personality,-plus. SOPHIE MARIE GRABIEC General Diploma A born actress in every sense of the word. GERALDINE LUCILLE GUSTAFSON Commercial Diploma She's always jolly and gay. DOREEN IRIS HALE General Diploma She's a quiet little maid. . - .",- '-.25 0... .x.',,,' .qi-sw 3-. ' .g.:: It surf TS' un 37- IAMESQ MARSHALL HANSEN College Diploma What would life be-without my clarinet? BEVERLY KOLLEEN HARALSON General Diploma You'll know her by her quiet nature. HELEN MURIEL HART General Diploma A fvivacious, peppy, good-humofred person, CARL LEROY HEIM General Diploma Mislike me not for my complexion, The livery of the burnished sun. RUTH MAE HELMAN General Diploma A good heart's 'worth gold. BETTY LOU I-IEWITT College Diploma True worth is in being, not seeing. CONSTANCE EMILY HICE College Diploma It's nice to be natural when you're ROLAND LEE HEMEREN College Diploma The greatest art is to see beauty in the humblest things. MARGARET ANN HENDRICK College Diploma Lanquid maids have had their dayg ' Athletic girls have come to stay. mv. .ign- c M' I 'y -'-nw-:'. - Q. . sf., shui' 'az' 3 ..38.... naturally nice. MELVIN R. HILLIARD College Diploma An athlete and a gentleman. DONNA MARIE HISLOP Commercial Diploma She certainly gets a kick out of life IOSEPH WALTER HITTLE College Diploma A mild and courteous gentleman. TIM HUNTER General Diploma A gentleman is often seeng but very seldom heard to laugh. HELEN ELEANOR IANDRIS General Diploma Friendly, optimistic, and capable. ELINOR ISABEL IEWELL College Diploma 1 v 1 ALICE VIRGINIA IOHNSON College Diploma A cheerful friend is like a sunny day. GERALD EUGENE IOHNSON General Diploma We know him better as Jerry. IRVIN IOHNSON General Diploma There never was a jollier boy of good sense MARGARET MARY IEAN IOHNSON Commercial Diploma Small, but so is a stick of dynamite. Life is never dull. Q 1 ...39... ROBERT WILLIAM IOHNSON College Diploma Why hurry? My day will come. CHRISTINE IOZEFEK Commercial Diploma Silence is better than a crown. SUSIE IUZEFEK Commercial Diploma Her nature is best revealed by the air of quiet she wears. MARGARET ANNA IUHAS General Diploma Why trouble my perfectly good brains over such a little matter as a man? ALBERT IOSEPH IULLIARD College Diploma I 'm a boy toolay, but tomorrow-who knows? FRANCES V. IURICK Commercial Diploma Inyclass she's awfully shy, but outside Oh me! Oh my! MARY JANE KEITH General Diploma , . . U. .V.. ,...,.1,,.g- ,.-.,.,1.,- li wwf 'CJ' un -40 A good sport everywhere--atvhome, at school, at work or play. HELEN PATRICIA KENNEDY College Diploma' Just call me Pat. GERALDINE FAYE KENYON General Diploma Quiet,-but nice. HERBERT SPENCER KETCHUM College Diploma A 'man of character, and a sense of humor, is worth his weight in gold. EVELYN ALICE KIRKPATRICK Commercial Diploma She is one who does- her own thinking. ROBERT BENN KNAPP General Diploma Tall, tan, and ready to go. IEANNE KATHLYN KNUTSON General Diploma Short and snappy. yi- , I-. ' ':'.'- . ,.:.'.v-21:11 ,sw . . ss-J' 'CS' 1 41- HENRIETTA KOOIMAN General Diploma A jolly-girl chuck full of fun: She's always nice to everyone. DONALD F. KOOYERS General Diploma Love is so different with us men. FRANCIS STEVEN KOTELES College Diploma He keeps his own council. ROSE MARIE KOTROSITS Commercial Diploma She has proved that a cheerful smile is an asset. STEVE KOZIAK General Diploma Life is not so short but there is always time for courtesy. PAUL VAL KRAMER WILLIAM STEVE KRISTOFETZ College Diploma We know he is born for success. CARLA B. KRUEGER College Diploma She preferred to be good rather than Great men are rarely appreciated. BETTY VIRGINIA KREIFELDT Commercial Diploma True to her word, her work, her friends. VERONA FRANCES KREPPS General Diploma Forever foremost in the ranks of fun. 'Iii nb N Seem S0. HARRY LEO KUHAREVICZ General Diploma He looks quiet, but- DOLORES G. KULESZA Commercial Diploma There's mischief in those there eyes. WALTER LAGER College Diploma He's content to mind his own business. AGNES KATHLEEN LaNORE Commercial Diploma A cheering friend, a willing worker, a Joy forever. BETTE MAE LARUE Commercial Diploma A gentle maiden, yet she knows her way, and keeps it. ALICE M. LeBOEUF College Diploma You can tell her by the noise Sha doesn't make. ,','.:. -fn-. ' gfgej , Y-11: Q 'lil :P- GO I ARTHUR NAPOLEON LE ROUX College Diploma What would football be without Art? Or the school, for that matter? CHARLES VICTOR LEYANNA General Diploma He looks safeg so does gunpowder. RAY IRVIN LINDSLEY College Diploma There's always room for a man of force and personality. IACK LIPMAN College Diploma Life was meant to be livedg Letls live itf HAZEL MAE LOWER College Diploma A sweet girl with a 'very sweet way. DORIS ANNE LUNDBERG Commercial Diploma Her hair is not more sunny than her heart. HELEN MARIAN LYONS General Diploma In friendship I was early taught to believeg and I do now. DONALD LESTER MCCLARY Commercial Diploma ose t-wo." he and his IACK LUPIEN College Diploma I'm tired of studying! How about a vacation? RAY HOWARD LYNN General Diploma His intelligence is truly amazingg His ambition more so. nb nb trusty violin. DOUGLAS G. MCCOMB General Diploma It is difficult to esteem a man highly as he would wish. RAYMOND IOHNSTON MCCORMACK General Diploma Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct. EVELYNE LORRAINE McFALL General Diploma There are occasions. causes, and wherefores for all things. STELLA KATHRYN MARCHUK Commercial Diploma A sweet, attractive kind of grace. AUDREY ELAINE MARKS College Diploma She scatters sunshine everywhere she goes. PAUL ARVID MATTSON General Diploma That stern look conceals a gentle heart. , . 4 ln" 'uw n--mf.. ,.-N-.,:.' sud' 'QS' Y -45 Cx GTX MICHAEL MATUZ Commercial Diploma Closed lips very often are the sign of an open mind. MARIORIE IEANE MEEUSEN College Diploma Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. SUSIE MELICHAREK General Diploma Honest, sincere, and true: a willing, pleasing personality. GLORIA EILEEN MEYER College Diploma She's a good friend to all. 1 2 i MERLE RIVALLA MEYERS College Diploma What man dares. I dare. NEVA HOPE MIESEN College Diploma ' 's the sem:et.o.f suaaess. LOIS KATHRYN MIXER College Diploma She has a soul to win friends and a heart to hold them. PAULINE IANE MOEHLMAN College Diploma FRANK IOSEPH MILLER General Diploma What's a cubit or two after all? Napoleon himself was not too tall. OLGA MINARICK Commercial Diploma She's modest as any: she's blithe as she's bonnie. Y I 1 USR. .gtg- ,vq .,,:.,f .5-f -'la su-vi 'CS' un A laugh will chase away the blues. RICHARD S. MOORE ' College Diploma Whither I go, there goeth my freckles also DONNA M. MORTON College Diploma She makes the best of opportunities 46- LEON FRANCIS MURRAY College Diploma Meet Mr. Meek. FRANK IOSEPH NIEMCZAK General Diploma Don't take life so seriously, you never get out of 'it alive. CLARENCE EDWARD NIPKE College Diploma What! No girls in heaven? Then just leave me here. HAROLD RAY OBERLIN General Diploma Cheerful and courteous, full of manly grace, His h a t's frank wel rn ritten e r A co e w on ms face. . .' 'Mu .W-,f'., . w.". .'.',', .g. . mul 'CS' 1 -47 FLORENCE LORRAINE OCHS College Diploma A steady worker. BEVERLY C. OLSON General Diploma Flirtation-without intention. HELEN MARIE OPALEK General Diploma A duty she has and she does it well LEON RICHARD OSTERHART General Diploma Did someone say-study? ALICE ANTOINETTE PAPPAN College Diploma The Greeks had a word for it. ANASTACIA PASTUCHA Commercial Diploma Twinkle, twinkle goes her eye, . if ' lx DONALD C. PATTERSON General Diploma Don's rather a quiet friend, but always willing a hand to lend. WILLIAM R. PAWNESHING General Diploma 1, . . Who, we wonder, is the guy! ROSE MARY PASTUCHA General Diploma Her ways are those of pleasantness. FRANK IOHN PATRICK General Diploma He has two speeds, stop ,and go! , . 1 1 --.ffl nv- mf." ..'nH,f.'- , in-.. 4... ' an .x-:si Su! 3 -fe 48.-. ELSIE MARGARET PEHR General Diploma Elegant as simplicity, warm as ecstasy ARTHUR IAMES PELKY. IR. College Diploma School is a good thing, that's a proven theory, but why run it to death, and rnake students like me weary? FLORENCE A. PIERSON BETTY LOU PUFF Commercial Diploma General Diploma Q With her quiet, modest, sunny disposition. Good nature radiates from her every smile DONALD EUGENE PITCHER General Diploma The future holds no anxiety for me. DONALD MARSHALL PORTER College Diploma I'm the guy Diogenes was looking for. IRENE MILDRED PRIVACKY Commercial Diploma A light heart lives long. vu -. 1 'wand' t'1'qu ," 1' ' 'J-1 -'.'. .J . , mul 'cs' 1 49- PAULA IEAN RAULIN College Diploma Cheerfulness is an offshot of goodness and wisdom. IOHN CARL REELMAN College Diploma A "Reel-man," in more ways than one. MICHAEL IOHN REGECZI General Diploma Here's to Mike--straight in game- straight in work-straight and tall in manhood. DORIS MAE ROBARGE General Diploma Not as quiet as she may seem. IACK RAY ROBARGE General Diploma Small, but up and coming. ALBERTA MARIE ROBERTS General Diploma Wherever she may find herself in life, she'll get along. WILMA RUTH ROLISON General Diploma The roses in her cheeks bespeak a lovely personality. 1"-H, ..,,. . v.-. ,,., ., '.'.w. 3. r . - - :ri 56 S 50 + - f GENEVIEVE LOUISE ROSS Commercial Diploma Her smile is sincere. FRED CHARLES ROYLE College Diploma Tgrerigio "Royle" road Ep learning EDWARD IOSEPH RUUD Commercial Diploma Little man, what now? VICTOR I. RUZICKA College Diploma A steady man is hard to find. CASIMERA I. RYZNAR College Diploma Prudent, wise, never ccmplainingg She'll never change in the years remaining. ' CLEO MAE SAVAGE General Diploma Silence is sweeter than speech. MARY ANN SCHLEE General Diploma A hard worker and a willing helper. SHIRLEY IEAN SCHOW General Diploma A wink in time catches nine,-Amen. fAh, menb ' ' ' L ' ll '1'Q'fg:. ...W , ?.-.4-fin' . .,. .,. . an wwf 'CS' U -51 ANN SCHUITEMA General Diploma Still waters run deep. PATRICIA G. SCHULTZ College Diploma She believes life is what you make it. WILLIAM ROBERT SEYFERTH College Diploma Helll always have friends wherever he goes LILLIAN VERE SCOTT A College Diploma Wisdom and ambition such as hers is rare O. ORLEA SHAFFER Commercial Diploma Wisdom is better than rubies. DORIS RUTH SHARP Commercial Diploma .Humbleness is always grace, always dignity. LINETTE IUNE SIETSEMA College Diploma To be gentle is the test of a lady. WILMA K. SIMONCIK Commercial - Diploma Not that I love study less, but that I love fun more. , IUANITA SHIRLEY SHEPPARD College Diploma A really nice person to know. MAXINE EVELYN SHERWOOD General Diploma Honest labor wears a lovely face. . . ,U . ..'v+4,':.,- xv: Q un -52- SHIRLEY ANN SIMPSON College Diploma Happy and bright, winsomel and gay. We all like Shirl, in her own sweet way NANCY ALICE SINGLETON General Diploma Always happy, always gay,' ' She's a good sport, we all say. K FRANKLIN I. SIPLON General Diploma Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune 'is in his own hands. RICHARD OLESON SNYDER College 'Diploma Who said school was a bore? ROBERT CHARLES SOVACOOL General Diploma Oh! 'Tis excellent to have a giant's strength. lOHN SPOELHOF General Diploma Calmness is a great adoantageg 'Tis a joy that lengthens life. 1 'Nic U. . .. L-,I ,ia-Q-f,:.. . Navi 'es' C ROY I. SPONAAS General Diploma School! I suppose it is a necessary evil CAROLINE MARY STEFANITS College Diploma A charming little lady. HARRIET G-EORGENE STEGEMAN College Diploma A real friend, loyal and sincere. KENNETH STIBITZ General Diploma To worry about the future is to be unhappy today. 53- 1 GLENN STONEX College Diploma He knows a lot but says little. LOIS ANN STOUGH v College Diploma who are good aren't always tall. PHYLLIS ELAINE STRAND College Diploma ' A winning way, a friendly smile, In all, a girl who is worth-while. EARL HADLEY SWEET General Diploma He is 'very shy and quiet, Though someday he'll be a riot. up f. ,WI ws,-Qu" ,vwv.,:.'- iz.. ,,.,. wi S 8 -54 HAROLD IOHN THOMASMA College Diploma A regular fellow and the best of pals. ARTHUR FRANCIS THOMPSON College Diploma ' ' ' to be convinced, but find the one who can convince him. WILLIAM ROBERT THORNBERRY College Diploma Athletics is my specialty. IOSEPH E. TOMORSKY General Diploma Bashful on the surface, but there's a twinkle in his eye. IULIUS ANTHONY TOMORSKY General Diploma Ycu've got to be a football hero to get along with the beautiful girls. CLAVERA LORRAINE TOWNER College Diploma Always a friend to those who know her. ROBERT EARL TURNER College Diploma Good things come in small bundles. MILDRED IANE VALUCK Commercial Diploma Just take things as they come, but do it well. i gl,l.,:.:. -'-'Fifi' f r 1 4 5 un 55- W ALOYSIUS P. VANDAK General Diploma I f Icnighthocd days were here again,- What a gallant gentleman! WILLIAM VANDERSTELT General Diploma Tall, and mysterious,-unless you know what an honest man he is. BERNICE IEAN VANDER WALL , College Diploma She's sometimes glad, sometimes sad, Even mischievous, but never bad. HENRY H. VANDONKELAAR College Diploma The future will deliver. ARNOLD VAN NUNEN. IR. General Diploma There's mischief in this here fella. EVELYN ARDELL VEGTER College Diploma It's better to be small and shine, rather than large and cast shadows. IOHN ADRIAN VERMEULEN General Diploma Quiet and reserved is he. LEON C. VICKERS College Diploma I am the master of my fate. , :..,,l.'1 df L B -56 HELEN MARY VUKITS Commercial Diploma A cheerful smile makes lots of friends SHIRLEY MAE WALKLEY College Diploma Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace. BEULAH FERN WERLEY General Diploma As calm as a brook, and as full of caprice and pleasure. HELEN MARY WESTHOLZ General Diploma She has a quiet, modest, disposition. ROBERT HARRY WHEATER College Diploma All knowledge 'Ls his province. BEVERLY ELAINE WHERRY Commercial Diploma She's not a flower, she's not a pearly She's just a regular all-round girl. CHARLOTTE AGNES WISCH ' , College Diploma Our duty is to be useful citizens. VVILLIAM WORKMAN. IR. College Diploma 4 A man of deeds-not words. . sq: :. 1" 0- . .Nug- ,x:.,x.,,:.,r ms'- 5 C ....57... IANET MILDRED YAPLE General Diploma I just sit quiet and take notice. GERALD V. YOUNG General Diploma Happy am I 5 from care l'm free. AUDREY IEAN ZAPPIA General Diploma I may be short, in some ways, but I'm long in others. D.A.R. CONTEST WINNER Lois K. Mixer The honor of being elected the outstanding girl of the senior class was awarded to Lois Mixer this year. The honor was rightly awarded, for Lois has been an outstanding example of American young womanhood through- out her four years of high school. With one exception, Lois has received all A's on her cards. She has taken an active interest in class affairs and has been a class officer and member of the student council several times. She was recently elected "Most Popular Girl in the Senior Class." Liked by all, she was also president of the Booster Club for the past year. Lois is also very interested in sports and won the Tennis Championship last year. All in all, Lois is an all-round girl, with many friends and truly deserving of the title: "Outstanding Girl of the Senior Class." Lois lives with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. T. Mixer, at 844 Sanford Street. This contest is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution each year. The winner from each school goes to a district contest where lectures and other meetings are held and a representative is chosen to repre- sent the state. , . 4 .ta-4 .3423- .'2yQ'g::.' -1. -,' It Y -53- PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS May we be true for there are those who trust usf May we be pure for there are those who carey May we be strong for there is much to sufferg 1 May we be brave for there is much to dare. FIGHT F OR THE HIGHEST GOOD by William Seyferth We come to these graduation exercises as products of prosperity. True, we have experienced the throes of depres- sion and unemployment but even this would be considered prosperity in many countries. And now we are at war. This brief period of life seems to have made us calloused to ideals. We seem to take life as a matter-of-fact proposition. Will war change this? Could this be a partial cause of: the difficulty in which we now find ourselves? What are we fighting for? Perhaps none of us really knows but there is a story of a young English flyer which very nearly expresses my ideas. This young cadet was not much older than many of us. He was a student at Oxford when the war broke out. He lived complacently. even as we do. feeling safe and secure in his sheltered life. Adven- ture prompted him to ioin the RJ-LF. He looked for thrill and glamour in fighting. As he was flying into combat, he asked for nothing more than the opportunity to kill or to be killed. Fighting was merely for personal thrill.-merely for developing his individuality and self-reliance. His thoughts did not include others. Then one day as he watched with interest a victim of his barrage go plummeting through space in flames. suddenly his plane was rocked by explosions: flames leaped up at him, too, as he tried frantically to free himself. He fell head- long toward the sea. a charred and crippled piece of humanity. He was burned beyond recognition. In the long months spent in a hospital bed, of operation after operation. of plastic surgery and other miracles of medical science. he began to think,-but still no change in his philosophy. Then during his convalescence as he wandered aimlessly among London's famous pubs, one night bombs dropped dangerously close to him leaving him shaken but unscath ed. An air-raid warden asked his aid in freeing victims from a near-by building, a Woman and a babe. There they lay, the child in the mother's arms, dead. He quietly removed the child. When the mother realized her child was gone she began to weep, with a piteous and constant sobbing. The young flyer was standing near the woman. She raised her eyes and looked at him. "Thank you, sir." she said. She was obviously going to die. And then looking at the young flyer, she said, "I see they got you, too." Her interest in him in the hour of her death sounded some responsive chord in the flyer. Her death had been uniust, a sin against mankind,-he knew that it wasn't a crime. It was evil itself. Men were not made to kill and to be killed. He now realized that it is impossible to look only to oneself. to take from lite and not to give. He knew now that no price was too dear to pay to achieve this victory. Fellow-classmates, will it take the sound of screeching bombs to make us realize fighting? Must we experience the pain and intense sufferings which accompany the spirit which would fight for others? Can we not answer the cynic who questions the of patriotism and love? I stand before you today, knowing fully that two years may find me fighting in the of many of you who may be with me then. I challenge you, boys to believe that our cause that it is evil itself that we are wounds of war to enter into a charity of man, by some show front lines. I look into the faces is iust. I challenge you, girls to believe with us. We are in a period which is making demands on us. But it merely demands that we substitute loyalty.. charity, and inspiration which comes from service, for our present complacency and cynicism. I challenge you to a re- turn to the noble and the good. 1 59 1 Co-Valedictorian A CHALLENGE by Lillian Scott "These are the times which try men's souls." How true even today are these words spoken so long ago by Thomas Paine. A crisis, such as we are passing through now, has a peculiar advantage: it brings things to light which might otherwise have lain forever undis- covered. Such times as these "sift out the hidden thoughts of man, and hold them up in pub- lic to the world." But, how have we equipped ourselves for these times? Do we feel that we have now gained all the education that is necessary? Have we in high school assimilated all the know- ledge we need? Is it possible that we have now reached a position where we can better apply and interpret the lessons of life? The least we can say is that we but stand on the threshold oi a new life. The world today is in need of capable leaders even more than ever before, and these leaders should not only be well-educated, broadminded men and women, but should also be of staunch character. But iust as much as the world needs leaders, it also needs followers who will cooperate and help make these leaders a success. We must be able to take up our re- sponsibility as prospective followers, and thus fulfill the requirements of good citizens. Two members of our class have been chosen "the most likely to succeed." Presumably these two were chosen because of certain qualities which man has recognized through the ages as essential to success-name-ly, personality, initiative, thoroughness. service, knowledge, and personal achievement. Can it be that we have not deemed these foundations of success important enough to cultivate them likewise? Absolute perfection is never attained by human beings, but an untiring quest of excellence will never do harm, and much that is useful may be gained. "Let as then be up and doing With a heart for any fate, Still achieving, still pursuingj Learn to labor and to wait." -59- Co - Valedictorian LESSONS by Arthur LeRonx When an important occasion such as our graduation presents itself one cannot help won- dering iust what effect it will have in our later lives and of what value it has been to us thus far. Commencement time is a time for reflection and a time for looking forward. For many of us, the four years spent in high school may have seemed extremely long and difficult: for others, it has seemed but a brief span, indeed, and enioyable in a large measure. Yes, all of us have our own thoughts on the subiect, but this fact remains: to all of us have been presented equal opportunities and to all have been given the same essential lessons and ideals, the value of which we shall come to realize more and more as we move along the course of later life. By lessons we do not mean only the studies which we have pursued, but these together with all those little lessons which may not have been contained in the texts. Little lessons learned by experience, lessons we have absorbed, perhaps unconsciously, are some day going to prove of more lasting value than we today ever dream. For many of these lessons we are indebted to our teachers: for others, we owe' much to our principal and friend, whose sound advice has led us over many an obstacle in our path. Our teachers, after all, have proved to be not merely teachers but our advisers, our guides, and our friends. As the realization of all these things becomes more apparent to us, some of us will ex- perience a deep feeling of regret at having to leave these halls and classrooms: but regret is not a thing to be long indulged in. It is for us now to take our places in life and work so that others may benefit as we have-. In the troubled times in which we now find ourselves, the need for everyone to do his part is urgent. We have a two-fold responsibility: we must find our place in the world of affairs and of men, and at the same time help to make this world a safe and sane world for other men to live in. The lessons we have learned will give us the courage and the ability to carry on. The training we have received has made, and will keep us, good citizens. Let us leave Muskegon Heights High school with courage in our hearts and this thought in our minds: Up the tiresome Hill of Learning, Slill the magic voice alluring Day by day we labor slill, Calls us onward from the past, Wlzile our hearts are ever yearning "Leave, Oh leave whatls not enrluringg For the goal beyond the Hill. Cling alone to what will last." But the Hill recedes beyond us '!What will last?" we give back, wondering. Ere we come within the sight, '75 it Scienre? Letters? Art?" And the mountain towers o'er us, "Nol,' The answer iroines, returning, We must scale its dizzy height. " 'Tis faith! Hope! Lessons of the Hearl."' by Harold Thornasnm .. 61 .. Arthur LeRoux ..... Lillian Scott ........ Neva Miesen ......... SCHOLASTIC AVERAGES CLASS OF 1942 .....,.,97.000U .......,97.0000 ,.......96.8l25 Harriet Stegeman ........ ........ 9 6.6470 William Knstoietz ........ ........ 9 6.6250 Donald Porter ..,...,.. Donald Blue ...... Lois Mixer ....., Donna Morton ....... Audrey Marks ....... Florence Ochs ......, Phyllis Strand ...,... ........96.5l5l ........96.1666 ........95.941l ........95.6666 ........95.5483 ........95.0000 ........94.7567 Shirley Simpson ...... ........ 9 4.7083 Shirley Walkley ...... ........ 9 4.5294 Betty lean Carlson ...,,. ..,..... 9 4.3125 Carla Krueger ....... Wilma Rolison ....... Albert Iulliard ....... Ray Lindsley ....... .,.....,94.2727 ........94.2l87 ........93.8437 ........93.7656 Constance Hice ....... ........ 9 3-7272 Donna Hislop ........, ....---- 9 3-6000 Geraldine Kenyon .,...... ........ 9 3.5312 Evelyn Kirkpatrick ....., ........ 9 3-5000 Bernice VanderWall ....... ........ 9 3.3906 Alberta Roberts ............ ....---- 9 3-2530 Veronica Dryovage ..... ........ 9 3.2561 Cqsimerq Ryznar ,.,.,,,, ........ 9 3.2500 Frances Iurick ....... Leslie Cole ...... Glenn Stonex ...... Evelyn Bement .,..... .,......93.l6l2 ........93.0294 ........92.9687 ........92.7187 :Mildred Chludil ...,,.., ........ 9 2.6969 Anastacia Pastucha ....... ........ 9 2.6935 Lois Slough ............... ........ 9 2.6857 Francis Ksteles ,,.., ........ 9 2.6404 Robert Wheater ....,..,. ........ 9 2.5454 Michael Matuz ...., Beverly Cole ....., Paula Raulin ,..... Ioseph Hittle ....... Linette Sietsema ..... .,......92.4705 ........9Z.4D62 ........9Z.3888 ........92.1212 .......91.9696 Evelyn Vegter ....., Ray Bath .............. .. Delores Kulesza .,,.... .........9l.9677 .........91.8714 .........91.8064 Arthur Thompson ....... ......... 9 1.7714 Nancy Culver .,.... Alice LeBoeui ...... Martin Barr ..,... Hazel Lower ...... Genevieve Ross ..... Orlea Shaffer ...... Ethel Brayley ...,.,.. Iames Hansen ......... .........91.72Z2 .........91.5l35 .........91.4594 .,.......91.4558 .........9l.45l6 .........9l.Z8l2 ,........91.2600 .........9l.2571 William Workman ..... ......... 9 1.2352 Betty Lou Hewitt ..... Margaret Iuhas ..... Michael Elko ...... Earl Sweet ..... Ruth Coston ...... Clarence Nipke ....... Wilma Simoncik ..... Doris Lundberg ....... Elsie Pehr .......... lack Lupien .... Edward Ruud ,..... .,...,...91.l875 .....,,,,9l.l562 .........90.9142 .........90.8750 .........90.8572 .......,.90.8281 ......,..9D.6562 ........,9D.6093 .........90.5454 .........90.4264 .........90.38Z3 Margaret Iohnson ,,,.., ,,,,,,.,, 9 0.3333 Walter Lager ...... Leon Osterhcxrd ....... lack Lipman ...... Doris Robarge ......... .........90.2968 ......,.,9O.29B8 .........90.2878 .........90.0l56 Mary Ann Schlee ,,.... ,,,,,,,,, 8 9,9696 Angell Dendrinos Rose Kotrosits ....,. .........89.9393 .........89.8939 Charles Bird ,,....,.....,.,..,.. ,,.,,,,,, 8 9,8709 William Vcmderstelt Donald McClary . Steve Gerencer ....... Helen Iandris ....,. Beverly Wherry ..... Harry Kuharevicz ..... Portia Cox .............. ......,..89.8437 .........89.7857 .........89.78l2 89.7575 .........89.B562 89.5937 89.5806 LL-'- 1 WHO'S WHO OR PEBSONALITY PLUS BEST DANCEBS MOST ALL-BOUND Veronica Dryovage Charles Gomery CLASS FLIRT Ieanne Knutson Angell Dendrino CLASS CUTUP Merle Meyers Eugene Brothers CLASS SLICKER Shirley Simpson lack Lipman BEST DRESSED Donna Morton Bob Brongersma WITTIEST Alice Pappan Spencer Ketchum y Nancy Culver Arthur LeRoux MOST STUDIOUS Neva Miesen William Kristofetz MOST LIKABLE Shirley Walkley Matthew Eagan MOST ATHLETIC Margaret Hendricks MOST POPULAR Lois Mixer Bill Seyferth Mike Begeczi MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Sophie Grabiec Donald Blue BEST LOOKING Paula Raulin Bill Campsmith LOG OF S. S. PROPHECY by Elsie Pehr Captain, Iohn Gillette Iune l, 1942 Longitude: 19 Latitude: 39 Wind Velocity: 10 Nautical miles traveled: 360 Landed at Hawaii 8 bells. Cook Angell Dendrinos in ship hospital with sea sickness. At- tended by Dr. Michael Elko and Nurses Ruth Helman and Pat Kennedy. I Losg all food supplies in storm. Have had only pineapple for three days. une Longitude: 19 Latitude: 40 Nautical miles covered: 360 First mate Eugene Baker. Second Mate, William Hart, Gob Bill Furst and I went ashore this morning. Delivered lap spy to Maior Robert Fischer at LeRoux Post, named after great army hero, Napoleon lArtJ Le Roux. Stayed for mess. lWhat a messll Had more pineapple. Went on to Cafe Owala for real food. Here we met Charles Bird, popular orchestra leader and his talented young singer, Alis Pappan. We were introduced to Paul Felber, featured drummer, and David Dodds, hot trumpet player. We promised to come back later to see floor show. Our luncheon was brought by beautiful, charming Aloha Hoy, whom we later found out to be Victoria Czerniak. The restaurant was owned by Clarence Estlick, who owned a chai.n fof restaurants?l on the islands. After lunching, we boarded a sight seeing bus, driven by Stanley Chumney. As we rolled along under the gently swaying palm trees, we heard music drifting lazily up from the beach. The bus stopped and we got out. While walking along the sun-kissed, white sand, we saw Betty Barding, Mary Iane Keith, and Beverly Haralson lolling in the tropical sun. Continuing our walk, we came to a beautiful cool spot beneath the palm trees, under which sat Robert Knapp, strumming his guitar. Dancing to his music were a group of beautiful Hawaiian girls, Olga Minarick, Margaret Carey, Lorraine Chavalia, Mildred Valuck, Stella Marchuk, Caroline Stefanits, Evelyn Kirkpatrick, Janet Yaple, Mildred Chludil and Margaret Iohnson. We in- quired, as best we could, about the dance. lt seems they were worshipping the Goddess of beauty, Shirley Schow. In the midst of this gay entertainment we heard cries of "Hot Dog! Get your hot dog here!" and along came Don Derby, who had given up an eventful life as chief of police to become a carefree inhabitant of the island. The sun was so hot, we decided a swim would cool us off. We rented suits from Marvin Geeting who was in charge of the bath house. We changed and ran across the hot sand into the water. Diving headlong, we collided with a huge fish so we decided it was better to get a nice tan and watch the other bathers. Lying around on the beach we saw several of our former classmates. Among them were Kathleen LaNore, who we knew had become sec- retary to the- President's wife, formerly Elinor Iewell: Mariorie Meeusen, secretary to the Vice- President of the WKBZ networks, Leslie Cole, was also on a vacation. From our position on the beach, we could see six surf-board riders in the distance. As they drew nearer we recognized them to be Beverly Wherry, Orlea Shafer, Merle Meyers, Gene- vieve Ross, Phyllis Duff and Portia Cox. They had come to see the life-guards Eugene Brothers and Robert Iohnson. It was cooling a little, so we got ready to leave. We checked in our suits and rode back to town. On the bus, we met Privates Richard Moore, Albert Biornstrom and Andrew Dabrowski, also going back to town. When we got back to our ship we immediately dropped to sleep and had pleasant dreams. Iune 3, l942 Longitude: 19 Latitude: 41 Nautical miles covered: 360 ..54.. The day started out sunless and cool, a fine day to finish our sight seeing. Most of the crew had gone ashore, except a small party consisting of Vernon Cole, Ray Lynn, William Pawneshing, Kenneth Stibitz. Aloysius Vandak, lack Robarge, and I. We went ashore at 9 bells and remained all day untli 12 midnight. We had a very enioyable evening. First, we had dinner at a little out-of-the-way cafe owned by Evelyn Bement. Then we looked for a good movie and decided upon "Lover. Come Back To Me," starring five-tirne academy award winner, Sophia M. Grabiec, with Frank Patrick as her leading man. Others in the cast were Helen Iandris, Florence Pierson, Leon Osterhart, Cleo Savage, Audrey Zappia and Donald Pitcher. It was so sad we cried all through the picture. The usher, Franklin Siplon, supplied us all with handkerchiefs. When the newsreel was flashed on we weren't a bit surprised to see Mike Regeczi presented a trophy for being captain of the National Conference League of Football. It was presented by the president of the League, Steve Koziak and vice- presidents, Frank Niemczak and Iohn Spoelhof. The candidates for the presidency of the U. S. were also shown. They were, Arnold VanNunen. representing the Democratic party, Douglas McComb, Republican candidate and Beverly Olson, candidate for the Women's World Party. We left the theater and went to cafe Owala to see the floor show. We got there iust in time for the magician act by Harry Kuharevicz. He had an astonishing act. He made Alberta Roberts and Beulah Werley appear from nowhere. What an act! Iune 4, 1942 Latitude: 19 Longitude: 42 Nautical miles covered: 360 Breakfasted at a cafe operated by Susie Melicharek and Evelyn McFall. While we were eating, Walter Lager came through his daily route selling papers. I purchased one and upon turning to the society page, we saw a familiar face. It was Lois Mixer, Representative of the U. S., who was arriving by plane that monting. After breakfast I went down to the airport. The plane had iust landed. The radio announcer, lack Lipman, interviewed Miss Mixer and Howard Branch, mayor, presented her with the key to the city. A large crowd had gathered and Police Chief Iarnes Hanson, had a hard time keep- ing them back. As the crowd gathered and departed I recognized Patricia Schultz, now a great American Artist, Florence Ochs, who is now the owner and proud operator of a Beauty Salon, and Doris Lundberg, foreign war correspondent, who had iust returned from France. I returned to the Hotel for luncheon before starting on a visit to one of the neighboring islands with a group of friends. While waiting, I decided to send a cablegram to the island for our hotel rooms. Arthur Thompson took my message and wished us an enjoyable trip. When I returned. the rest of the group was engaged in conversation with the pilot of our plane, Glenn Stonex, who had given up painting as a career to become a flier. Donald Porter was co-pilot. After boarding the plane, we were assisted to our seats by Clavera Towner, the hostess. We discovered that making the trip with us were, Dr. Shirley Simpson, now the President's personal physician, Bernice VanderWall, novelist and author of "Duties of an Editor." Our plane landed and we left the airport. We took a taxi to the middle of town. Our driver turned out to be Bill Bradford who was married to Ioy Ford. We chatted with him for about an hour and he told us that he was planning on a visit from Victor Ruzicka, now commander-in-chief of the U.S. Army. We were all hungry, so we stopped at a restaurant. Charlotte Wisch greeted us and told us she had been in business on the island for quite some time. On her staff were Art Pelky, chef: Ienny Cherep. cashier: Shirley Diesel, Lillian Firl, and Geraldine Gustafson, waitresses. While we were eating an official party came in. They sat right across from us. We at once recognized Melvin Hilliard. Irwin Iohnson and their wives, formerly Henrietta Kooiman and Maxine Sherwood. We completely covered the island in two days and had a most pleasant time. We went back to our ship and that night when the full moon hung low over the murmuring sea, we quietly glided out of the peaceful harbor, leaving behind us a land of palm trees, white sand and gentle music and taking along with us only pleasant memories and a dream of success. ...65-. WILL OF CLASS OF 1942 Audrey Marks leaves her glamour and poise to Peggy Willard. Lois Dykema leaves to meet Eugene Farkas in that little white house. Sophie Grabiec leaves to follow into the footsteps of Ethel Barrymore. Veronica Dryovage leaves her nice personality to some undergrad who could use it. Nancy Culver leaves her baby talk to Lorraine Smith. Spencer Ketchum leaves, headed for Grand Haven. Tim Hunter leaves with Betty Barding. Clayton Anderson leaves to ioin the ranks of famous mathematicians. Donna Morton leaves her tempting ways to Iimmy Apostolos. Ieanne Knutson leaves her congenial moods to anyone who wants them. Alice LeBoeuf leaves her curly hair to Yvonne Rogoski. Robert Cork leaves-Uncle Sam is waiting for him. The Navy will never sink now. Angeline Dendrinos leaves her dark outstanding features to Polly Workman. Fred Royle leaves without Elaine Coston. Matthew Eagan leaves his aptitude and willingness to help to Dick Hill. Bill Seyferth leaves to get the ring. Lois Mixer leaves to buy her trousseau. Paul Kramer leaves with his tennis racket to ioin Don Budge. Nancy Singleton leaves her comb and lipstick to Bonita Baker. Don Kooyers leaves his quiet ways to Harvey Nedeau. Verona Krepps leaves and so ends an athletic family record. Ray McCormick leaves his red hair to Dick Thomas., Helen Opalek leaves the Iournalism class without a chief typist. Donald Patterson leaves very much astonished. Harold Oberlin leaves his bachelor's manners to some harem-struck undergrad. Rose Pastucha leaves, wondering what next? Wilma Rolison leaves a vacancy in the orchestra. William Babcock leaves his love for economics to some future economist. Harold Gowall leaves-very quietly. William Kristofeiz leaves to give the World another genius. lack Lupien leaves to ioin Benny Goodman. Mary Ann Schlee leaves headed for the Chicago Sun. Ann Schuitema leaves from the nearest door. ' Probert Sovacool leaves to ioin the police force. Earl Sweet leaves for the fur business. Iulius Tomorsky leaves with his big brother "Bull." Ioe Tomorsky leaves a big vacancy on the varsity line. Frances Koteles leaves his love for Shakespeare to any understanding Iunior. Ralph Anderegg leaves his knack for getting into mischief to Wilma France. Paula Raulin leaves her attractive and graceful ways to some undergrad who could make use of it. Alis Pappan leaves her scissors for some undergrad to cut up with. Shirley Walkley leaves her all-round personality to Mariorie Miller. Carla Krueger leaves her fine attitude to Phyllis Nellis. Ray Lindsley leaves his dramatic ability to some future actor. .-GS.. Hazel Lower leaves her fondness for Mr. Gillaspy to any undergrad. Susie Iozefek leaves with her twin. Betty LaRue leaves with Ianet Yaple. Donald McClary leaves to cut his lovely curls. Michael Matuz leaves-we wish he would leave his new car. Gloria Meyers leaves her musical talent to some future Paderewski. Neva Miesen leaves her scholastic rating to other hard workers. Frank Miller leaves to serve his country. Darwin Hansen leaves his favorite chair to anyone who can find it. Constance Hice leaves her parting words, "Tal1y Ho"! Ioseph Hittle leaves in peace and quiet. Alice Iohnson leaves her cheery disposition to anyone who needs a cheering. Pauline Moehlman leaves her happy-go-lucky ways to Shirley Hughes. Clarence Nipke leaves nothing, because he needs everything he has acquired. Casimera Ryznar leaves her easy-going manners to Francis Smith. Lillian Scott leaves perfect talent for studying to Leon Thomas. Doris Sharp leaves her quiet ways to Bob Silvis. Linette Sietsema leaves her graceful stride to Dorothy Nelson. Richard Snyder leaves his harem to Herman Wilson, hoping that Herman will be as true to them as he was. Harriet Stegeman leaves her record for getting her work in on time to Shirley Helman. Lois Stough leaves her cheerfulrxess to all the old grouches, take it or leave it. Harold Thomasma leaves his ability to say the wrong thing at the right time to Iean Carnes. William Thornberry leaves his ability to get a diploma without taking books home to Correne Henry. Robert Turner leaves his bashful nature to Garth Goven. Henry VanDonkelaar leaves a wad of chewing gum to give to anyone who has such tendencies. Robert Wheater leaves his golden silence to Virginia Hislop. William Workman leaves his nonchalant airs to Rebecca Elam. Martin Barr leaves his ability as a bookkeeper to Dick Powers. Lester Bartels leaves his grand personality and athletic ability to any undergrad. Virginia Brandenburg leaves pleasant memories to the commercial department. Betty Carlson leaves her quiet and pleasant ways. Robert Coburn leaves the school with the memories of a great man. Ruth Coston leaves her scholastic ability. Lena Dolislager leaves her name to anyone who can pronounce it. Maxine Fellows left in February. Chuck Gomery leaves the girls with a sigh of relief. Doreen Hale leaves with sadness. Roland Hermeren leaves his poetic ability to Ierry Burchard. Donna Hislop leaves to meet her man. Frances Iurick leaves her height to Vernon Sheppard. Rose Kotrosits leaves her dark hair to any "proxy." Dolores Kulesza leaves for a steady iob at the drugstore. Kermit Bergstrom leaves his tact and perseverance to Bill Meirdorph. Bill Campsmith leaves his line to any shy undergrad. Ruth Farmer leaves headed for the altar. Iohn Fethke leaves his golden silence which could be well used by some of our distinguished freshmen. ...67-. 1 Iames Fortenbacker leaves his perpetual grin to anyone who can get by with it. Chuck Leyanna leaves his way with the women to Vance Crane. Max Carlson leaves his way of doing nothing to any future senior. Gerald Iohnson leaves his artistic ability to some handicapped undergrad. Paul Mattson leaves a vacant spot in a certain girl's heart. Betty Lou Puff leaves without Bob Larsen. Ray Bath leaves his last name to someone who needs it. Margaret Ann Hendrick leaves her athletic ability to Doris Hopkins. Albert Iulliard leaves his likeness ior the "cubs" to Dorothy LeMieux. Iohn Gary leaves his man-of-the-world airs to Stanley Levandowski. Steve Gerencer leaves a couple of bushels of potatoes to some famine struck undergrad Margaret Iuhas leaves her quiet ways to her sister Hazel. Elsie Pehr leaves her warm and sunny looks to any future glamour girl. Doris Robarge leaves her talkative habits 'to Dick Deal. Roy Sponaas leaves out of the nearest door. Helen Westholz leaves to meet Chuck McCormick. Betty Barendsen leaves her intellectual qualities to someone who needs it. Donald Blue leaves his laugh to those poor unfortunates who forget how to laugh. Bob Brongersma leaves his dimples to lean Campsmith. Beverly Cole leaves the French class Igone but not forgottenl. Williard Garvey leaves in, a hurry. Leon Murray leaves Doris Prentiss behind to carry the torch for him. Iohn Reelman leaves his laconic ways to the junior class. Iuanita Sheppard leaves for the iitterbug business. Phyllis Strand leaves to buy some curlers. Evelyn Vegter leaves with Lester Bartels. lvan Baker leaves his quiet manners to some noisy iunior. Eleanor Bringedall leaves her silent ways. Ruth Choice leaves her quiet and unassuming ways to Harry Hiltner. Emmitt Davis leaves his smooth and gentlemanly ways to some undergrad recgomera Phyllis Connell leaves her shyness to Elizabeth Alfultis. Dolores Detrick leaves for the Club Cheerio. Calvin Epplett leaves with a sigh of relief. Helen Hart leaves her ability to think of a moral story to any future iournalist. Carl Heim leaves his devil-may-care disposition. Geraldine Kenyon leaves her place in the art class to any future artist. Betty Hewitt leaves her seamstress ability to some undergrad. Melvin Hilliard leaves his athletic ability to his brother. Frances Koteles leaves for Notre Dame. Anastachia Pastucha leaves to change her last name to one more easily pronounced. Irene Privacky leaves her million dollar smile to any gloomy junior. Edward Ruud leaves yelling "yea team." Wilma Simoncik leaves to ioin her brothers acrobatic team. Iohn Vermeulen leaves a pleasant memory to all who knew him. Leon Vickers leaves to overcome his shyness. Helen Vukits leaves to make malted milks at Fritz's. UNDER GRADS Curhs Brash Elizabeth Aliultis Shirley Hughes Leon Thomas Vice President Secretary Treasurer Sergeant at arms Tom Parmalee President CLASS OF 1943 IUNIORS Well, another year and here we are: iuniors at last with only one more step remaining until graduation. We started off the year with a bang by electing Tom Parmalee. presi- dent: Curtis Brash, vice-president: Elizabeth Alfultis, secre- tary: Shirley Hughes, treasurer: Leon Thomas, sergeant-at- arms. Mr. Iames Cobb and Mr. W. E. Murray were chosen for advisers. On December 20, we presented our all-school dance. "The Mistletoe Mingle", with Elizabeth Alfultis and Iohanna Bailey as co-chairmen. "'Headed tor Eden" was our choice for the Iunior Play. and it proved a big hit on the evenings of May 21 and 22 at the high school auditorium. -70.. JUNlORS'I2-l Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row I-Alfultis, Baker, Blanshine, Bozeman, Carlson, Chesney, Conner, Eder, Ferguson. France, Friedman, Gallup, F. Gringhuis, J. Gringhuis, Haiker, Hamstra, Hartman, Hemphill Homer, Houston, Hyde, Israel, Johnson, Kearney, Koehn, Kohlbeck, Korstanje. 4-Kronf, Laird, Larson, Leisman, Lehan, Le Mieux, Lund, Masterson, Matovic. 5-Miles, Mickey, Murray, Nedeau, Ostradick, Parmalee, Parmeter, Ploughman, Powers. -Reek, Richardson, Risk, Rosie, MacDowelI, Prudiek, Ruiter, Sahel, Schapka. 7-Schweissenger, Shively, D. Smith, J. Smith, Strand, Swiatek, Sturm, Szucs, Timmer. 8-Warnock, Werderits, Wheaton, Wiers, Williams, Wilson, Wolfe, Yorkson. 1711 JUNIORS II-2 Row Row Row Row Row Row I-Anderson, Bassarab, Berry, Brash, Burchard, Campbell, Carlson, Carnes. 2-Gavanaugh, Gierlak, Cincush, Cooper, Gorpe, Coston, Curran, Deater, DeBruin. 3-DeLano, Dolar, Dombrasky, Doremire, Duguay, Eason, Eric':son, Falbe, Fletcher. 4-Forbes, Gary, Gathard, George, Ghezzi, Gilmore, Govan, Groeneveld, Haines. 5-Hanis, Helman, Henry, Hoffius, Homa, Hatwagner, Huges, E. Johnson, J. C. Johnson 6-Juhas, Kanitz, Knopf, Kooiman, Krueger, Kukulka, Kulcsar, Kwiecien, Latten. ,72- ll-2 JUNIORS Row Row Row Row Row Row Row I-Lee, Loftis, Luce, Lundquist, Lupien, Lussky, McGregor, Mclntosh, Mingle. 2-Majeski, Mansko, Marsh, Micka, Miller, Nessen, Nill, Norton, Olson. 3-Dpalek, Parker, Pavlick, Peabody, Pearman, Peterson, Pettit, Prentice, Rayment. 4-Rosenberg, Ruiter, Scales, Schmalzer, Senpala, Settle, Shunk, Shutterlee, Sietsema. 5-Simoncik, A. Smith, F. Smith, L. Smith, Sniff, Sohasky, Steadman, Sturgis. 6--Swanson, Swarthout, Tawney, Tenny, Thomas, Tierman, Van Beukering, Visscher, Vukits 7-Walker, Westover, White, Williams, Wilson, Workman, Yerkie. -73.. ,..,-V. , Clark Grant . Artell Kooyers Dick Stough Im Apostolos Vice President Secretary Treasurer Sergeant at arms I x lack Weisenburger President CLASS OF 1944 SOPHOMORES We lowly sophomores elected lack Weisenburger. pres- ident: Clark Grant, vice-president: Artell Kooyers, secretary: Dick Stough. treasurer: lim Apostoulos. sergeant-at-arms: Miss Dorace LaCore and Mr. Paul Schulze. class advisers. May l we held our first all-school dance in the high school gymnasium. It was called the "May Day Dance" and proved one of the most efnioyable parties of the year. Decorations were carried out in the traditional spring theme. Mary Ianet Booth and Phyllis Chapin were co-chairmen. 174.- SOPHOMORES Il-I Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row I-Anderson, Apostolos, Appel, Batchelder, Bidney, Bilka, Boelkins, Boles, Booker. 2-Booth, Branch, Brown, Camusmith, Carrick, Clark, Cloetingh, Culver, Dendrinos. 3-DePoy, DeSmidt, Dodd, Dorsch, Fling, Gauthicr, Gerrans, Gill, Gould. 4-Gzym, Hagen. Harrington, Hawkins, Hiltner, Hoffman, Humy, Keith, Kocher. 5-A. Kooyors, H. Kooyers, Krueger, Lawton, LeBoeuf, Lisak, Mcclary, McKean, Magnuson. 6-Mogdis, Newman, Paulson, Ploughman, Polanyi, Privacky, Puckett, Rahar, Romwolt. 7-Rlobesky, Schlee, Schroeder, Snider, Stefula, Strandherg, Swarts, VanderWcst, VanderVeen. 8-Walt, Wenger, West, Whlts, Wiggins, Wood, Wright, - 75 ... H SOPHOMQRES 10-2 Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row I-Aker, Carroll Anderson, Charlene Anderson, Gloria Anderson, Armstrong, B. Baker, L. Baker, M. Baker, Batch 2-Beauleaux, Bohland, Borgerding, Borgula, Bosits, Boynk, Brasher, Bringedahl, Brown. 3-Bush, Bytwerk, Carlson, Chapin, Christian, Christenson, Cook, Cox, Crane. 4-Cummins, Curran, Currie, Curtis, Deal, DeLosh, Demitropoulos, Devries, DeYoung. 5-Dolar, Doremire, Drake, Dunham, Eiberger, D. Epplett, S. Eoplett, Franquist, Frazier. 6-Gallup, Garcaau, Gary, Geisinger, Gilmore, Glomb, Grammel, Grant, Haines. 7-Hamstra. Haney, Hansen, Haralson, Harmon, Harmsen, Haitman. Hedges, Hennings. 8-Hinchaman, Hislon, Hotham, Howell, Hunter, Jacobson, Jenkins, D. Johnson, J. Johnson. 9-J. Johnson, Johnson, Jones, Jurkas, Kanaar, Kenyon, King, Kohlbeck, Kuenzio. .-76.. SOPHOMORES IO-2 Row I-Kuhareviez, Lake, Larabee, Loss, Madasy, Majeski, Matovic, Maxin, Mayersky. Row 2-Means, Medema, Mierendorf, Miesch, B. Miller, M. Miller, Moeller. Mohr, Morheck. Row 3-J. Morton, T. Morton, Muriser, Murray, Nash, Nedeau, Okeriund, Olah, Olding. Row 4-Parmeter. Pastucha, Pedler, Pickell, Porter, Poulin, Pratt, Pringle, Purchase. Row 5-Randall, Reelman, Ribesky, Ritz, Rogoski, Rollenhagen, Royce. Sahel, Sander. Row 6-Schemhs, Schuler, D. Schultz, H. Schultz, B. Schwarz, Settle, Showers, Simpson, Skok. Row Row Row Row 7-B. Smith, D. Smith, E. Smith, J. Smith, M. Smith, Sowle, Snoelhof, Stefanich, Stegeman. 8-Stevens, Stibitz, Stough, Swiftney, Taylor, Vanderstelt, Vanderveen. Van Donkelaar, Van Dyke. 9--Van Kamnen, Van Veelen, Van Noorthuysen, Vaughan, Verhage, Walicki, Wansten, Watkins, Weideman I0-Weisenhurger, Wells. Wentzel, Winn, Wood, D. Workman, P. Workman, lang, Zayaz. 177.. SOPHOMORES IO-I Row Row Row Row Row Row 21 31. 4- 6.- Baker, Blake, Camp, Garter, Cole, Coon, Couture, Eden, Emig. Farmer, Gowin, Gzym, Hansen, Hartman, Harvey. Hiza, Hopkins, Huntoon. Johnson, Kitchka, Langan, Larson, Lehan, LeMieux, Lorenz, D. Lynn, R. Lynn. Lysiak, Mathews, McCrea, Millis, Oelker, Pegg, Polanyi, Portenga, Putnam. Rosenberg, Rostar, Schatz, Schweissenger, Sekeres, Shaffer, Skiles, Sternberg, Tufts. Ulvund, Vanderweele, Wilson, Zavitz, Zuidema. , , ,,,,,:..i-L , .yarn L, .,.. ,.1 I . .z ie1el1 M f1iff'Ex ' if 1 f f r g " 713 3 3 ...we Lmfs4rH....:-f"w'v- 8--. ,gf N5 Dwir.,-.iwff,..rgQ.L..,. , f,....,.1fn ,w.,,.,,.,.,. , ML-, R- , , fgzgxxmify 4 W 2252,-t ,M -,,-f.'L"C wig,-r+w.K.f.-MQ4lM I 00'-Whvfw V W ' M V' A . M W7""4""'H515k mfs' M W". 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Af H ' I E' ' Q' if w ' A ' r ,L Munvm.-h.,.A,,.k.., f A .WWE L A A K .V k, ,V -1 N.-3 I f - V ,, M J - H , - - - w ,.,,i 4, -amlgwu ' , 181- FORENSIC CONTEST WINNERS EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING DRAMATIC DECLAMATION Veronica Dryovage A Sophie Grabiec HGH-'i-ef Risk lRegional and District Winnerl Ray Lindsley ORATORICAL DECLAMATION ORATORY Patricia McKean Willard Larson Iarnes Morton Harriet Stegemcxn - 82 ... 316- OUR OUTSTANDING DEBATE TEAM With two veteran debaters, a class of twelve, and two capable coaches, the debate season started out with much promise. Four victories out of four debates on the national question, "Resolved: that every able-bodied male citizen of th United States shall receive one year of compulsory military training before attaining the present draft age," entitled the Heights team to go on through several debates to the district finals where they were defeated by Grand Rapids Union, the state final's contestant. Throughout the season both the negative and affirm- ative sides were taken with many debaters participating. Those who appeared in one or more league debates were: Harriet Stegeman, Willard Larsen, Harriet Risk, Mariorie Meeusen, Veronica Dryovage, Betty Timmer, and Harvey Nede-au. Several other students. who did not appear in league debates, did much to help round out the cases for the season. They were: Arthur Pelky, Lois Mixer, Charles Pearman, Bill Seyferth, and Barbara Donnier. With this successful season as an inspiration and several experienced debaters coming back next year. Mr. Eugene Gillaspy and Miss Iulia Royse look for even greater achievement during the coming season. 183... BOOSTER CLUB Stcxunch supporters! GIRL RESERVES "Force life squarely." FRENCH CLUB Pcrrlons-nous francais? But definitely. HI-Y CLUB Any bonds today? I COMMERCIAL CLUB Shorthand, typing, and accounting, too. GIRL SCOUTS Our aim is the perfect woman. 1 LIBRARY CLUB Books to read for the knowledge you need. DRAMATICS CLUB To be or not to be. -86- MUSIC AND DRAMA CREATIVE ARTS , ln past history Whether in times of peace or in times of vvar, music and the arts have played a vital role. There probably has never lived a single soul whose inner being has not, at some time. been stirred by music. the drama, or by a literary gem in some form or other. Perhaps it has been the peal of chimes from a church steeple: perhaps the quick, smooth melody of a time-beating swing band 5 or the s l o W , deliberate notes of the scale from the instrument of a hesitant practicer as his p r o u d mother, or father, looks on. In the field of drama and literature and art, the facts are the same. Men have been moved to do great deeds, to think great thoughts, to feel a surge Within them of finer things. Men have changed from bad to good, from good to better men because of some stray bit of good literature, let us say from the Bible, or some choice lines from a contemporary Writer. The sight of a beautiful picture, or admiration of an actor of ability has provided the World with enjoyment and inspiration from time immemorial. .And novv, with the entire world in conflict, a mighty effort will be made which may almost obliterate these things all of us know to be the finer things of life. Let us not allovv them to be ground into the maelstrom. Let us cherish them as things precious and im- mortal. Let us use them to build a better world. mgg.. CRCHESTRA ww 4 A O- 5 5 ,Q S A E ji hh. as Q aff 3? ,. ,-W , , . ,,v -L.- . ,1 f ' V A -1'-. f' ' - 44' , 9- ,, 3 , Y 1' fl v isa H' sl 4 ' wh, 3 M y 'da wg? 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V , W.: ' X ' Q at , " , if 7:5 f . 5 .:., " W - , QAA X fZ -901 I 1 1 with a beaut ful parade of .,-4 advanced the band improved and wound up the season rap of drum dible histle, the scarcely au W m major's of the dru St The shrill bla perfection. H195 CO I9 and "he f the drums SHCS O d CG Snappy quick he rims." t he "on t ks stic The con- oi the band. the entire work But marching and street parades isn't ian as he impatiently waited out y a football CII! In f the reactions o LIS band. Th r-1 5 O rt has been al ma ching I an utdoor conce the Holland Festiv O ts nd cipated in CI H two 'vesper concer the band has parti cert band has given pla ed. Besides this HH The fall marching band was bolstered by many' new the between-half-period. Paul Schulze is in- Mr. Spring Music Festival the contest and took active part in The band members taken from Central and then released after the football season. structor. But as mid-season to a rather shaky start. did a remarkable job after getting off VOCAL MUSIC .... Chorus and Glee Club . we . . W. ,. ' ' ' ' ' . Wfsfij, - Hey -92- THOUGHTS Beautiful thoughts are like the friend you know Some will never leave you Others you may cast away And some just come and go. Mildred Chludil . g. f nwt. .' - I W.. 'E nt, .V X, ,.-ev 1 RQ... bxxximfns 'riffvuwq 'iff'-wwe. "-'Sim .ww-sz. ,. 5,5-gg2t.wg'jgw,., ., Q eff P eyu' ' .M 5 5 Yew +-is if 2 ! 1 t Y is . 5 . . fs f, . .,, J " M La: LITERATURE AND DRAMA 1 ,n , .Ex me t . , my V f.,,i45X,l i, 2. X 59 My :OH lxlg J N f , f. ' 'il '.?,g,ig ,I ' ,""'T"r 'tl Www, - ' ' ' 'S Mu. Ji A .7 . .bf e --.' r-fri " 'sf' f 5 . 1 1 X .A y, -' . x k . 'fp .rl W J. L.,A- . K' in 'A 'T I - -P ' . Kiwis:-ff.,agg,e: 1.97, ' . . -I---1 'fffrt ,wcfit W' - ' 'G' ,1.-we-w3?"hf-me. A 3"Y"7 , . ' ' hi fi li s fi .: WEP:- s , 17.-sfw, -. -459:-,. i,,..NMt W X36 Yen., .... ,,.. v A if 'QE I vs- Q54 'ld 10" T n hs? I A ' X fn f X ,a'l"' A 3' vfzstxggigav .J f W' '5 L., .. " ' at 'W' - ASQ Mfr' A Fr' Mg," Qty fx av' K y. -ff ,gh "' T 'T a 5' t 'Ji Q ...H m " 0' . 'f at v r. F' + t' 1-' f x -L .L , 4' we -1. l " c T RP, ' ' t 'Q l ' Annuals such as The Oaks preserve high s:hool life for us. They record typical scenes and representative people. It is only fitting that cr yearbook such as ours should also record the thoughts that go with these. In the next few pages you may recognize the work of your fellow students. You who are alumni will appreciate the selections a great deal. we hope, because they will remind you of your own high school days and similar thoughts similarly expressed. Those of you who are away in the army or navy encampments will be happy for this contact with the "old familiar" home front. The selections chosen are creative in every sense of the word. They are original products of the minds of our students. Some of the pieces reflect one slant on life: others express per- haps a very different philosophy. None may be on that high plane defined by the master poets and writers of the ages, but all have that touch of effort which after all. is the very essence of true education. Included in this section of the annual is drama. Here. too. we find creative effort at its best. Our actors in both comedies presented this year created roles and interpretations which will make both plays live in the memories of all who saw them enacted. "All the world." wrote the mighty Shakespeare, "is a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Let us all learn to play our parts well. .. 93 .. "EVER SINCE EVE" CAST Mrs. Glover ......... .............. ................ L o is Mixer Johnny Clover ........ ........ A rthur Pelky, Jr. Mr. Clover .......... ............ R ay Lindsley Spud Erwin ...... Susan Blake ....... Betsy Erwin ...................... L.. Martha Willard .......................... Dfficer lcallllyl Simmons ......... Henry Quinn ......,..,.................. Lucyhell Lee ........... ........Snencer Ketchum ..........ShlrIoy Walkley .........Veronica Dryovage ..........Audrey Marks .........Arthur LeRoux ............BIlI Seyferth ..........ShirIey Simpson Preston Hughes ........... . .............. .. .............. ...... D onald Blue Football Players ......... ....... ............................ M a thew Egan, Clayton Anderson, Edward Ruud. Robert Weldeman 194.- SENIOR PLAY PRODUCTION STAFF Directors ............ Miss Julia Royse, Mr. Eugene Glllasgy Publicity .......................... Neva Miesen, Patricia Schultz. Earl Schwelssinger, Margaret Carey Tickets ..WaIter Lager, Nancy Singleton. Harold Oberlin Costumes ...................... Paula Raulin, Angeline Dendrino, Pauline Moehlman, Angell Dendrino, Robert Brongersma Properties ................ Mathew Eagan, Veronica Dryovage, Angell Dendrino Make un ..........................,............................. Dramatic: Class Staging ...................... Earl Sehwelssinger, Clarence Ninke Acknowledgements .,.,.......... Pletcher Furniture Comgany Hughes Dress Shep "H EVADED FOR EDEN" Mrs. Oral Sklnworth ................. ............... D orothy Smith Hank ........................... ..,.... ..........Franees Ostradlck Russell Rlehardson Dorothy Brill ........ ......... E lizabeth Allultls Pelly Walters ........... ................ H azel .luhas Gladys Hermann Haney Lane . .... .. ................ Harrlet Risk .......... Esther DeBruIn Kate Roberts ............ . ....,..... Betty Friedman Reslna Blandlsh Barry Richards .. ..... ........ Mary Kearney .......... Harvey Hedeau lllnnle Peters ........ ......... P hyllis Gathard Henry Banks ............. ........ F Ioyd Lejsman Marcella Turner ......... Betty Tlmmer Bob Roberts ........... ............ t Happeny Sergeant Kelly ...... ......... S ldney Hamstra Ken Howard ...... .......... . Richard Fethka LIIIIIY ................. ..........Doran Wilson .. 95 .. JUNIOR PLAY SYNOPSIS THE SCENE OF THE ENTIRE PLAY IS THE LIVING ROOM OF MRS. SKIPWORTWS ROOMING- HOUSE IN SOUTH CHICAGO. THE TIME IS THE PRESENT. ACT I-A LATE NOVEMBER AFTERNOON, NEAR TWILIGHT. SATURDAY. ACT II-THE NEXT MORNING, ABOUT I0 O'C'LOCK. ACT III-SEVEN-THIRTY ON AN EVENIN ABOUT I5 DAYS LATER. QSCENE IP. TEN DAYS LATER. EVENING. SEVEN O'CLOCK. CSCENE 21. DIRECTORS- MISS JULIA ROYSE MR. EUGENE GILLASPY MAKEUP- DRAMATI-C8 CLASS STAGING- DRAMATICS CLASS COMMITTEES-JUN IOR CLASS HOPE Her name was melody. Her walk the rain, Her voice a nightingale Singing on the boughs of the night. Her life was ecstacy. Her laugh the spring. Her days were spent with Many souls searching for the right. For her no sky was gray She made fog fade away. She gave of her love freely, She gave to rich and needy For she was hope! MY CHANT No father's heart, no mother's tears Have I to ache or shed for my shame. No brother's love, no lover's ears Have I on which to rest my blame. A devil's joy, unceasing pain. A war lord's bloody hand to hold, No brutal deed too rash or cruel For my cold hand of death. My name is written on the scroll. My book is strong, yet weak and small. A mighty wealth-a gate man's toll- Are taken for a nation's fall. I live on blood, I lust for flesh, I care not for the layman's woe: I start by gred, by hate's snarled mesh. I stand-white crosses row on row- Por I am War. -jack Miller -Mildred Chludil THE LADDER OF LIFE The ladder of life is a hard one to climb. For it is coverd with dust and lime- The dust of dead bodies. the lime of their bones. The air is filled with the shrieks and groans. Oi poor unfortunates, dying ever, Happiness gone, and all the clever Wiles. and strength of the wicked men Pulling us down again and again. But we will succeed on this ladder of life, Never minding the cries or watching the strife: lust climbing upward, rung by rung. To where the happiness stars are hung. Learning man, as day by day We keep on climbing the upward way. The past will seem like very bad dreams When at last we reach that land of sunbeams. -Frances Saunders THE MIGHTY GARDENER OF EARTH AND SKY The Mighty Gardener of Earth and Sky. Looked down one day on a passerby. Drooped, feeble, shabby, and lame: But it was not shame that deeply lined the feeble one's face. Only the lack of food, mercy, and grace. "Poor foolish man," I heard Him say. "Your life is spent in such idle ways." From weary tiredness the man lifted his head. And then lowered it again with that awful dread of Leaving his worldly joys behind. Informing the Gardener, "Not this time." The sun was sinking low and fast, And the Gardener stood gazing where the man had passed. The memory of this one is fading and will die. Could you too. be a passerby? -Ann Boles .-96... MUSIC I can give but little music to the ear But in my heart it overtlows, I might listen to lite tor years But music I may ne'er compose. Still, the one is rich who hears The murmuring notes ot every country brook: And he is rich who with it bears And sees what cannot look. Sweetly tingling of the spine, It clears the heart and makes the mind: Gentle, soothing, music is so kind: All this, and more is mine. -Mildred Chludil "GHOSTS" ALONG THE SHORE I was strolling by the seashore When a wind came off the sea: When a cold and bitter wind Came oii the sea. I did not heed its calling For time was getting late. So in the darkness of the night I hastened fast my gait. While stumbling through the darkness When the sea was roaring loud, I heard it strangely calling I heard it shrill and loud. A voice upon the midnight air Challenged me with hate. So on my very knees I vowed That I would wrestle tate. Alone in utter darkness With the demon on shore: I fought a fight. and mighty :tight That he trouble me no more In my soul I fought him, This thing that we call death. And in his arms he crushed me 'Till out flew my breath. Now my soul is with the ghost Whose fate death did implore, To join the phantom of the wind Whose fate dates back from YOIS. My ghost upon the midnight air Will trod these very shores. So take my warning and beware Of my ghost along the shore. -Harold Gowll DEATH AND A FLOWER Poor flower! I am sad to see your drooping head, And sad I am to sense your dying breath Placed here in memory of the newly dead. The tools! they seek to assuage death with death. -Sophia Gmbiec .. 97 - TROUBLE BOYS There's trouble tonight in Europe, There's trouble in the air, There in the heart of evil men lies cause to burden bear. boys There's trouble tonight in Europe, boys- But never do dispare. I-'or in the darkness after midnight Follows a day so fair. There's trouble tonight in Europe, boys- But it won't be for long. For in the hearts of evil men Will die this very wrong. -Harold Gowll RENDEZVOUS WITH A PAST INTERLUDE Dead leaves of the past, faded and Withered in the last sun's brilliant Still haunt my memory with their Once enchanting, beauteous ways. rays. A beauty of assurance! Of God and His love! An assurance I clung to. Why? For peace! Peace, before death could take our dove. -jane Ann Israel ODE ON A SUMMER NIGHT O. Summer night! You have the essence of imported fragrance in your hair, as You move with the inborn grace of a refined lady of culture: You breathe soft sighs and whispers to young lovers: cloak the realities of day with your robe of darkness, peace, contentment: You give refuge to the wretched and to those seeking solace: You leave, bidding adieu to the flowers with your WGIID. moist kiss of dew. O, Summer night! Why must you depart? You -Shirley Simpson FOR LOVE OF SUN Into the dark solitude of cx forest, A shaft of sunlight found itself a path. Awakening the sleeping mosses. It made the drooping flowers shine once more in glory, Cpening their arms to greet the dawn of day, And unwound their silken flosses. And then as quickly as it had brought joy, It vanished to seek the dark anew, And let the flowers shed their glosses. -Mildred Chludil HARMONY If thoughts are lived in music, Unscathed by ache or pain. Then hearts will leap in rhapsody, Whene'er they hear the rain. MY SPEECHLESS MOMENTS Have you ever opened your mouth to speak and heard a dead silence? Awful feeling, isn't it? It is some- thing like a fish without a bubble or a Bergen without a McCarthy. Well, this happened to me a few days ago and my three brothers took advantage of it. Larry said, "Things look bad. You are only hitting on one tonsil." u ", I answered. "Nope, that will never happen to me. I always stay away from places where you have to do a lot of hollering," he came back. u ", I snapped. "You know very well, Mae, that you wouldn't be in that speechless condition had you done what you were told," blurted out Donald. ! ! " I shouted as he went out the door knowing that he had my goat. "You won't be going with us tomorrow, so how's about borrowing a five-spot?" said lack. "Five dollars!" I stopped, realizing that my voice had come back as suddenly as it had gone. "You don't ever get a five from me! Why, that's more than a week's pay." "I know," he said, "that was just a trick to find out if you really had lost your voice or if you just wanted to get out of doing dishes." U u room, leaving me speechless with only my thoughts for company. " I threatened, as he walked out of the -Willa Mae Robinson -93- 1 i f I I , i -99- A When you are the anvil, bear! When you are the hammer, strike! e,eek if A , up s V giffsi' A ' K 1 . ' awrwt , ' ss S Eeee PHYSICAL EDUCATION ln war time or in times of peace, we of Muskegon Heights High school have always had an athletic program which is open to all who wish to participate. In this respect it is similar in many ways to the program in operation at most of the colleges of the state and in particular at the University of Michigan, where the slogan long has been: "Athletics for All." With America now engaged in a great war, an all-out war for our very existence as a dem- ocratic nation, the value of athletics and good health in general cannot be over-emphasized. Good physical condition is not only an individual ideal but it has now become a national goal. Good condition is an aid to good health and vigor, good morale, and efficiency of endeavor in whatever one undertakes. Sports such as football, together with the rest of the games played interscholastically, help to bring out the spirit of competition and success in all who engage in them. A willingness to "mix it" is developed, and a spirit of poise, self-control, give and take, and alertness. Today the trend seems to be in the direction of an increased emphasis upon setting-up exercises and body building for all students. The military way is the way of the Swiss exercises, Swedish exercises, or whatever you care to call it: but we can all look forward to more of it in the next few years. War is not fun: it is work. Each of us must look upon bodily health as a duty, not just a pleasure. -100- FACULTY ATHLETIC LEADERS IST LT. NORMAN D. VAUGHAN Ist Lt. Norman D. Vaughan is sta- tioned at Keesler Field, Mississippi, a basic air training field. "Mr. Vaughan", as we know him, was a Reserve Officer while teaching here and was called to duty last July. He still has a sincere interest in Muskegon Heights High school and everyone in it. He taught French, was assistant baseball coach, and before that was director of the evening school classes. ' Lg .'. I . ,zgaglsx K - A f s xv .. F - MR. C. F. BOLT, PRINCIPAL A loyal booster of athletics at Muske- gon Heights High school, Mr. Bolt holds the noteworthy position of being South- western Conference Athletic Association president. COACH OSCAR E. JOHNSON Coach Johnson is Director of Athletics of Muskegon Heights High schoel as well as coach of varsity football, varsity basketball, and baseball. "Okie" has produced outstanding teams here at Heights High and is admired by other coaches here and elsewhere for his ability to take green material and trans- form it into championship-caliber teams. Considering the size of our school and the competition which it is often pitted against, much credit must go to Mr. Johnson as well as to the boys. MR, MELVIN E. RUDD Mr. Rudd is Secretary of the South- western Conference Athletic Association and faculty manager of athletics at Muskegon Heights High school. He has handled ticket sales and other athletic business for many years and is thor- ougllzly familiar with the duties of the wor . -101- DR. A. F. DASLER Dr. Dasler, now "Lieutenant" Dasler of the U. S. Navy, for many years has been our team physician. It was his job to keep the boys in condition and mend them when they came in from the football front, wounded and sore. Dr. Dasler is stationed at the Naval Train- ing School in St. Louis. it COACH IOHNSON and Proteges Levine and Sukup Both outstanding players and ex-stars at Muskegon Heights High, Louis Levine and Milo Sukup are now coaches, it was announced this spring. Mr. Levine will be head foot- ball coach at Creston High school, and Mr. Sukup will coach at Union High school, Grand Rapids, beginning next fall. Hats oil to them both! Tigers .......... ......... 6 Grandville ..,.........,................... 6 Sept. 20, the Tigers opened the season against the Grandville Bulldogs, coached by Louis Levine, a former Tiger and pupil ot Coach Oscar E. Iohn- son. The game ended in a 6 to 6 deadlock. While a student here, Mr. Levine was All-state quarter- back on a great Heights varsity which won 31 consecutive games. He also was quarter at U. of M. Capt. LeRoux paved the way and Brongers- ma went over for the Tigers. Wisner and Groen- dyke stood out magnificently lor the visitors. Tigers ...................................... 6 Saginaw Eastern .................... 31 Sept. 27, Muskegon Heights faced a tough team from Saginaw Eastern High school. Led by Tony Pabalis and Larry Savage, Eastern trounced the Tigers 31 to 6. The locals played hard but were not at peak condition for a game with such veter- ans. Regeczi, Thomberry. and Brongersma set up the lone Tiger tally and speedy Spencer Ketch- um sped over from the one-yard line. Tigers ..........,..............,.............. 13 Holland ..........................,........... 0 Oct. 3 the Iohnsonmen clashed with the Wood- enshoes oi Holland in a game which proved the turning point of the season. The score was 13 to 0. Muskegon Heights fans followed the Tigers in full array and demonstrated the good old Tiger spirit on the main streets of that staid Dutch settlement. Thomberry was the "hero", scoring once while Brongersma added another. Walt Kelly stopped a Dutch threat on the goal line. Tigers ........ ....... 1 2 Kalamazoo .............................. 0 Oct. 18, the Tigers played Kalamazoo Central on Phillips field in what some dopesters termed an "upset," If Kalamazoo was an outstanding team, they forgot to tell the Tigers about it. The score was 12 to 0. Muskegon Heights out- pounded and out-maneuvered the Centralites, pil- ing up ten first downs to their one. Chuck Gomery, Homan, Regeczi, and team-mates took the ball on a march down the field and Thom- 1 berry sped through for a first touchdown. Broth- ers set up the second touchdown by intercepting ci pass and lack Wiesenberger, on two tries, went over. The Heights line played great ball all aftemoon. Tigers ....,.........,... ...... 2 8 Grand Haven .....,...,................ 0 Oct. 25, the Tigers traveled to Ferry field in Grand Haven and walloped the hard-lighting Buccaneers by a score of 28 to D. The Tigers were on the offensive throughout the game. Mike Reg- eczi, left half, was outstanding, his off-tackle smashes proving devastating to the opposition. Brongersma and Wiesenberger also scored. Grand Haven threatened but once. Ioe "Bull" Tomorsky, mighty tackle, finished his high school - ' career at Grand Haven in a blaze of glory, leav- ing his smaller C?l brother Iulius to carry on at center. Coaches Three Ziegler, McKenzie, Anderson SOUTHWESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS Top Row-C. P. Ziegler, assistant coach: Rosie, Gallup, Staple, Sabel, Stevenson, Farkas, Weisenburger, Micka, Coach O. E. Johnson. Third Row-Homan, Kelly, Langlois fCaptain-electl, Hilliard, Chesny, Richardson, Stewart, Dabrowski, Heim, Turner. Second Row-Brothers, Reelman, Ketchum, Stibitz, Fortenbacher, Blue, Hansen, Sovacool, Bartels, Oberlin. Bottom Row-Campsmith, Thornberry, Ruzicka, Julius Tomorsky, Gomery, LeRoux CCaptainl, Ioe Tomorsky, Iohnson Brongersrna, Regeczi. --l03- . Tigers ......,.......... .......l3 , Q 4 L B enton Harbor ...... ....... .... 6 Nov. 1, the Benton Harbor Tigers arrived at Phillips field by special train. A heavy down- pour failed to dampen the spirits of players or fans and the locals fought the invaders until the bark of the gun. The Tigers were on the long end of the score. Thomberry played the best game of his career. to date, being instrumental in setting up both touchdowns and scoring one himself. The entire Tiger line and backfield played brilliantly, however, in a game neither they nor the fans will ever forget. Tigers ............ ,,,,,, 2 6 Battle Creek ................,......,.... 0 Oct. ll, the Tigers took on the Bear Cats of Battle Creek, In the first three minutes, Thorn- berry was called upon and went over, as usual, for a counter. A pass, Regeczi to Ketchum, scored the second time. Lester Bartels, sub-quarter, ran 98 yards for a goal in this game, the longest run on record in the entire state of Michigan during the 1941 season. Don Blue, a steady player, in- intercepted a pass in the last period, to score the final touchdown and clinch a complete victory. The picture above shows Ketchum fhiddenl tossing the winning touchdown pass to Bill Thomberry in the end-zone during the big game against Muskegon at Hackley field. TIGERS WIN FROM BIG REDS, 7 TO 6. Big Reds ...... ...... 6 Tigers .... ...7 Nov. 15, the Tigers took on their biggest rival, the Big Reds of Muskegon. Before 10,000 or more rabid fans who packed the bleachers at historic Hackley field, and with the sun high in the heavens and the green turf green beneath, the Muskegon Heights boys showed the world a football game that has gone down in the annals of local ball as one of the greatest of all time. In the first half, the two teams presented a stone wall defense although Muskegon threat- ened in the initial period. It was the big second half that brought the fans to their feet, and set them down again. Muskegon scored on a pass from Paul Bard to Ray Carlson, but the Reds failed to convert the point. In the last three minutes of play, Spencer Ketchum, left-handed half- back for the Tigers, flicked a pass to Thornberry, ace end, who nabbed the oval in the end zone for a score. Gomery kicked the point winning the game before a very quiet, astonished crowd. Gomery's punting and Bard's passing were features of the aftemoon. -104- STATE AND Bill Thomberry-All-State First Team End All-Conference First Team Bob Iohnson-All-Conference First Team Guard Bill Campsmith-All-Conference Second End Team Mike Regeczi-All-Conference Second Team Halfback Charles Gomery-All-Conference Honorable Quarter Mention Joe Tomorsky-All-Conference-Special Tackle Mention CONFERENCE HONORS LETTER WINNERS Players who won an MH are: LeRoux. Thomberry, Ruzicka. Savcxcool, Iohnson, Tomorsky, Campsmith, Gomery, Brongers- ma, Homan, Regeczi, Langlois, Gallup Rosie, Dabrowski, Tomorsky, Oberlin, Reel- man, Fortenbacker, Bartels, Brothers, Ketch- um, Hilliard, Blue, Farkas, Chesny, Wiesen berger, Staple. Players who won an R-1 are: Hansen Heim, Richardson, Micka, Sahel, Stevenson Turner, Stibitz, Kelly. Stewart. 1 RESERVE LETTER ' ' WINNERS William Howell Pete Dendrinos Bob Poulin Wallace Wood Bob Bidney Vance Crane Lawrence Weaver Curtiss Brash Stanley Levendosky Robert Larson George VanderWest Milton Haines Vern Pringle Donald Van Dyke Kenneth Hall Earl Nill Bob Dorsch Frank Mauch Robert Kohlbeck Tom Whelpley Robert Curran Richard McCann Iohn Ribesky Edward Lisak Milton Wallace 0 RESERVES - 1941 Back Row-Russell, Ribesky, Whelpley, McCoy, Mingle, Matthews, Polanyi, Garvey, ReCob, Dodds, Dunham, Blake. Third RowfPratt, Deal, Iohnson, Grarnel, Anderson, Opalek, Iones, Grant, Bryant, Gzym, Heaney, Mauch, Assistant Coach Anderson. Second Row-Heim, Curran, Nill, Hall, Kohlbeck, Wallace, McCann, VanDyke, Dorsh, Pringle, Haines, Lisak, Coach McKenzie. Front Row-Hughes, Weaver, Crane, Bidney, Larsen, Levendosky, Capt. Vanderwest. Wood. Brash, Poulin, Dendrinos, Howell. -106- POST-VIEW OF THE SEASON Little Tigers ,............................. 32 Grandville ,............,,.,........,,..... 0 Sept. 20, the Little Tigers opened the season against the Grandville Seconds. The locals were much more powerful and won the game by a one-sided score of 32 to U. In this game just about all of the Muskegon Heights players had a chance to show what they could do, and they did. s Little Tigers .,.,..,,,,,.,,,,,,...,.,...,., 13 Holland ,..........,....,.,..,,,.,,,,,,,,,,, 0 Oct. 3, we went to Holland and defeated the Little Hollanders by a score of 13 to 0. George VanderWest, captain, and Stan Levendosky were the boys who went over. Dendrinos made the first extra point but failed to convert the second. Little Tigers ....................... ....... 1 4 Grand Haven ........................ 12 Oct. 25. the Tigers went to Ferry field, Grand Haven, and won against the Buccaneers 14 to 12 but only after a terrific contest. The Buccaneers lived up to their name. presenting a swashbuckl- ing style of play in the first half which set the Tigers back on their heels. In the last two per- iods,'Larson and VanderWest crashed through and Dendrinos, always reliable, added a couple of extra points. Jule Rumsey scored for Grand Haven. Little Tigers .............................. 7 Kalamazoo Central .,...,.......... 13 Oct. 18 the Little Tigers met their first defeat of the season at the hands of Kalamazoo's Re- serves. Kalamazoo was the only team, except Muskegon, to win from the Tigers during the en- tire season. Levendosky made the Heights touch- down and Pete Dendrinos kicked the extra point. Marks and Van Hamersfeld were aces for Kala- mazoo. Little Tigers ....... ...... ..22 Grand Haven ....................r..... 0 Oct. 11, Grand Haven Seconds came to Phillips field and were trounced, 22 to 0. Led by Stan Levendosky and Captain George Vanderwest, the Reserves played an outstanding game. Pete Dendrinos was also in the spotlight because of his aggressive charging and his educated toe which accounted for two of the three extra points after touchdown. Little Tigers ....... ........,,,,........ 1 6 Benton Harbor .. ..........,..,....,... 6 Nov. 1 the Tigers beat the strong Benton Har- bor aggregation 16 to 6, with Poulin, Howell. and VanderWest going to town with the help of their team-mates. Bob Poulin made one touchdown and a safety. Capt. VanderWest scored the second, while Willie Howell landed a punt blocked by Poulin for another safety. Benton Harbor was the first team to score on the Tigers. Little Tigers ..,,............................ 0 Little Reds ................................ 12 Nov. 15, an historic day, saw the Muskegon Little Reds win over the Little Tigers, 12 to 0. but not without a battle. The game was played on Phillips field because of inches of slimy mud which covered the central portion of Hackley field at Muskegon, a gridiron reserve for the clash be- tween the varsities in the afternoon. The morn- ing game in Muskegon Heights was well attended. The Reds proved to be the only team against which Coach McKenzie's Tigers could not score. Muskegon's eleven was tall, rangy, and heavy. 1 ln the foreground: Eugene Brothers. Left to right: Regeczi, Hilliard, Thornberry, Campsmith, Young, Parmalee, Swiatek, Coach Iohnson. VARSITY BASKETBALL SEASON OF 1941-42 by Harold Thomasma The Muskegon Heights Tigers, although they did not finish at the top of the Southwestern Conference standings, nevertheless beat every Conference team at least once, except Holland which was forced into an overtime to win in the final contest. The Tigers won five and lost five during the regular season. But we went into the Regional Toumament, after two weeks of practice, and defeated the first opponent, Grand Rapids Creston, 51-24. Then came Lansing Eastem. The Tigers were turned back 38-27, in a bitter battle, thus ending the 1941-42 court season. The first five boys who played the majority of hours on the floor, are: forwards, Capt. Mike Regeczi and Art Swiatek: Marvin Hilliard, center: Eugene Brothers and Bill Thornberry, guards. These boys went through a tough season, defeating Benton Harbor, Conference champs, on their own floor. A11 in all, the "iron man five" deserve a lot of credit. The boys as a whole were not the largest boys in the Conference but they played all of the teams even or better when they were "on." Coach Oscar Iohnson has a right to be proud of his varsity five which, we think, was one of the best, "most fightingest" teams ever developed. And that's what counts. --108-- VARSITY BASKETBALL SEASON'S SCORES OPPONENTS Big Rapids Traverse City Grand Haven Kalamazoo Muskegon Holland Benton Harbor Grand Haven Kalamazoo Muskegon Holland Benton Harbor TIGERS 31 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Grand Rapids Creston 24 ,.,..,.,........ 51 Lansing Eastern 38 ................ 27 VARSITY MH WINNERS Mike Regeczi Marvin Hilliard Art Swiatek Eugene Brothers William Thornberry William Campsmih Robert Kohlbeck Gerald Young Tom Parmalee Leon Thomas Clarence Nipke VARSITY R-l WINNERS Fred White Harsld Thomasma Richard Fethke Manager's Letter Lcuis Mogdis Back Row: Coach O. E. Johnson, Thomasma, Nipke. Middle Row: Manager Mogdis, Kohlbeck, Campsmilh, Fethke White, Young, Parmalee. Front Row:Thomas, Swiatek, Hilliard, Capt. Regzczi, Thorn berry, Brothers. -109- RESERVE LETTER WINNERS Lyle Currie Lyle Pratt Clark Grant Vem Pringle Wallace Iacobson Francis Ribesky Austin Mathews Flate Staple Earl Nill Milton Wallace Henry Olah Iack Wiesenberger SEASON'S SCORES Tigers Opponents 21 Grand Haven ....... .................... 1 1 37 Kalamazoo ........,. .,............... 2 8 9 Muskegon ,...,. .,..... 2 9 27 Holland ..,...,....... ....... 1 8 34 Benton Harbor ......, ....... 3 1 27 Grand Haven ......, ,...... 1 3 27 Kalamazoo ,........ ....... 3 2 22 Muskegon ...... ....... 2 3 39 Holland ............. ..,.... 2 7 'Y Y 48 Benton Harbor ......,..... ....... 2 9 The Little Tigers had a very successful season this year. winning seven and losing only three. Under the leadership of Coach H. A. Kruizenga, the boys went through this season losing one game to Kalamazoo and two games to Muskegon. The second game against Muskegon was lost by one point in the last 20 seconds oi play when a Muskegon boy tossed one through the hoop from the center of the floor. Captain Weisenburger was very outstanding on this year's team and should prove to be someone to watch on the varsity squad next year. A men.- l, Back Row: Coach H. A. Kruizenga, Stough, I. Ribesky. Whelpley, Gerencer. Middle Row: Iacobson, Cummings, Van Dyke. Pringle, Pratt, Nill, Grant. Front Row: Olah, Currie. Mathews, Capt. Wiesenberger, F. Ribesky. Staple, Wallace. -110- BASEBALL by Har-ry Kuharevicz Under the capable leadership of Coach O. E. Iohnson. the Muskegon Heights Tigers en- ioyed a good season in 1941 and a good season was in prospect when the Oaks went to press. The Tigers had a number of veterans returning irom last yecrr's, team to iorm a nucleus. The number of boys turning out this year was less than in former years. but there were many promising young players. Among them were Henry Olah and lack Weisenburger, both sophomores. who are regular on the first team. The Tigers should develop powerful teams in the next iew years if the younger boys come along as expected. THE SCORES 7 Holland .,.,,.,,. ,,,,,,,, 9 1941 1 Muskegon ,,.., ,,,,,,,, 1 3 Muskegon Heights Opponents 15 Hart ...,.....,.,.,.,.,.,.,,,,,,,.,, ,,.,,,,. 1 2 7 Ravenna .......... ..................... 3 12 Ravenna ....,.,...,.,,.,,..,,,,,,, ,,,,, 4 4 Grand Haven ..... .................. 3 5 Grand Rapids Central ,.,... ,.,,, 4 5 Holland ............... 3 13 Whitehall .....,..............,... ,,,,, 3 0 Muskegon .............. 12 6 Holland Christian ...,,,, ,.,,, 3 17 Grand Haven ........ 0 14 Holland Christian .,,.,.. ,,,,, 3 M KE 5 ..Y.,si 1 N si 1 iv srr Q 1 as 7 1 wif' 'fn 2 s , , 7 n,'s - A rw -A.- li- m i f "'. , . 3 5 p s E' - .'d,.iA - sir,d 1 llli ,,.. -l1l- TRACK p I I t The 1941 track team had a fairly successful season,winning two and losing two. The squad defeated Holland in the first meet by a score of 682 to 352. In the second meet. the Tigers were turned back by a score of 752 to 282. Next came the meet with Shelby and Muskegon Heights took them into camp after a hard battle by a score of 56 to 48. The final contest was a triangular meet with Muskegon and Ottawa Hills of Grand Rapids as the opponents. Ottawa Hills came out on top. Muskegon proved the runner-up, and the Tigers were third. So far during the 1942 season, as this volume goes to press. the Tigers have won two and lost one, a good season to date. The scores are as follows: Holland 492: Heights 522: Mus- kegon 72, Heights 32: Hart 26, Heights 78. The Tigers went to Mt. Pleasant in the Central Michigan Relays, and came back with the mile relay trophy safely tucked away. The members of the relay were: Brothers, lohnson. Den- drinos. and Haines. -112- TENNIS The season of 1941 was one oi the most successful the Muskegon Heights High school team ever enioyed. The Tigers netrnen dropped only two out oi nine Conference matches. winning two matches each from Benton Harbor. Grand Haven. and Holland. and taking the only match played with Muskegon. The Tigers lost their only two matches of the season to Kalamazoo by close margins. thus narrowly missing the Conference title for the second straight year and holding undisputed second place in that league. The Muskegon Heights boys lost the Regional tourney to Muskegon by a fraction oi a point. but sent singles :tinalist Iohn Minarovic and doubles finalists Oland Dahl and Spencer Ketchum to the State Toumament at Ann Arbor. Mr. H. A. Kruizenga's prospects for the season oi 1942 were a question mark when The Oaks went to press, although the boys looked "hot" in preliminary trials. Coach Kruizenga has tour lettermen back in Dahl, Kramer. Lipman. and Kohlbeck. These "racketeers" will be ex- pected to carry the brunt of the battles. "MH" winners in 1941 include: Dahl. lesson. Ketchum. Kohlbeck. Kramer. Lindland. Lip- man. Minarovic. Risk. Rutter. -113- 'N 4 1 L GOLF SEASON OF 1941 Although the Muskegon Heights golf team of 1941 was not so successful from the point of wins and losses as those of previous years. we did have a good season. The Tigers placed third in the Southwestern Conference tournament at Benton Harbor with Kalamazoo taking the title and Muskegon holding the runner-up spot. We lost to Battle Creek by two strokes in the Regional tournament at Battle Creek and thus were unable to enter the Michigan State Finals tour- nament. A ' 1942 Prospects for this season. as this volume of The Oaks goes to press. are fairly good. In an early season triangular meet the 1942 team won over Muskegon and Holland. -114- BASKETBALL CHAMPS Steianick, Gary, Kiss, Puskczrits, Arm- strong, Hislop, Rollenhugen, Kerley RUNNERS-UP Mrs. Roberton, Konurski. Humy, Elum. Gerens SENIOR LEAGUE CHAMPS Young, Pcxrmalee, Ccrmpsmith, Nipke, Levendosky IUNIOR LEAGUE CHAMPS Stough. Lisak, Whelpley. Iacobson. Gerencer A Glance At Our DCFCYIACTS 'a YK -A H--.... as W:- 9' A1"'T1' 'Wx In The Service E ,z Y , X' QQ H g ,L M Kyiv , mis.. CF Cur Nation In The Service OF Our Nation Our Defenders sm R it -124- A 1942 Senior Directory RALPH FRANK ANDEREGG. JR. l400 Sixth Street Baseball 2, 3: Intramural I, 2, 3. 4: Band 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4. CLAYTON LEE ANDERSON Route 22, Muskegon Heights Senior Play 4. WILLIAM H. BABCOCK 94I Hawley Street EUGENE E. BAKER 9I3 Howden Street IVAN MARVIN BAKER Route 3, Muskegon Band I, 2. 3, 4: Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 3: Music Festival 2, 3. 4: concerts 2. 3, 4- BETTY LORRAINE BARDING I6I2 Waalkes Street Intramural 2, 3: Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2. 3, 4: Selective Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Commercial Club 2, 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Library I, 2. BETTY ADEANNE BARENDSEN Ravenna, Michigan Entered from Evanston 3rd year. Selective Chorus 3: Girl Reserves 3: French 3: Junior Usher 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Concerts 3. MARTIN ANTHONY BARR I7l4 Mona Avenue Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4. CLIFFORD MARVIN BARTELS l3I5 Sixth Street Reserve Football 2, 3. LESTER E. BARTELS I3I5 Sixth Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football I, 2, 3: Baseball 4: Intramural Sports 2, 3, 4. RAY BATH. JR. Route I. Spring Lake EVELYN MAXINE BEMENT III5 Hoyt Street Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Art I, 2, 3: Commercial 3. KERMIT G. BERGSTROM I329 Park Avenue CHARLES BIRD, JR. BIB Hoyt Street Reserve Football I: Reserve Basketball 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Orchestra I. 2, 3, 4: Band I, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club I, 2, 3: Selective Chorus I, 2: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I. 2, 3. 4: Drum Major 3, 4: Junior Play 3: Hi-Y I. 2: Art I. 2: Commercial 2. ALBERT GUSTAVE BJORNSTROM 562 East Barney Avenue DONALD MAX BLUE I420 Peck Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football I: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4: Baseball 4: Extemporaneous 3: Junior Play 3: Senior P'av 4: Hi-Y I, 2: French 3. WILLIAM H. BRADFORD Route 5, Muskegon Commercial Club 4: Acorn Staff 4. HOWARD WAYNE BRANCH 725 Reynolds Street Reserve Football 2, 3: Intramural Sports 4. VIRGINIA M. BRANDENBURG I628 A. Defense Avenue, Muskegon lnramural Sports I: Glee Club I: Commercial Club 3. ETHEL MARIE BRAYLEY IOI2 Reynolds Street Orchestra I: Band I, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus I: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts l, 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3. 4: Commercial Club 3, 4. ELEANOR LOUISE BRINGEDAHL I535 Highland Avenue ROBERT LEE BRONGERSMA 745 Maffett Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Track 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports 4: Hi-Y 4: French 3: Sgt.-at- arms 4: Athletic Board 4: Oaks Stall' 4. EUGENE ARTHUR BROTHERS I628 Glendale Avenue Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports I: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. WILLIAM FELIX CAMPSMITH I438 Sixth Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Varsity Bas- ketball 4: Resenve Basketball 2, 3: Baseball 3, 4: ln- tramural 2, 3, 4: Band I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 3. 4. MARGARET JUNE CAREY 343 W. Forest Avenue, Muskegon Glee Club 2. 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival 3: Art 2: Commercial Club 2: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. BETTY JEAN CARLSON 527 Baker Street Commercial Club 3, 4. MAX R. CARLSON 868 W. Hackley Street Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. LORRAINE HELEN CHAVALIA 8II Jarman Street Girl Scouts I: Commercial I, 2, 3. JENNY ANN CHEREP I009 Eighth Street Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus I, 2: Music Festival l. 2: Library Club I: Commercial Club I: lnramural Sports 2. MILDRED MERLYNN CHLUDIL I036 West Broadway Band 4: Concerts 4: Science 4. RUTH MAE CHOICE ll2I Emerson Street, Muskegon STANLEY GORDON CHUMNEY I5I2 Eighth Street ROBERT DALE COBURN 604 Riordan Street Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Music Festival 3. BEVERLEY JEAN COLE I52I Highland Avenue Intramural Sports 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 4: Girl Scouts 3, 4: French 3: Junior Arbor Girl 3. LESLIE ARTHUR COLE 732 Fifth Street VERNON EDELBERT COLE I235 Ninth Street PHYLLIS RENA CONNELL I608 Seventh Street Library Club I, 2: Commercial Club 2. ROBERT NORMAN CORK 29 East Barney Avenue RUTH LUNETTE COSTON Route I, Muskegon CHARLOTTE PORTIA COX I928 Seventh Street Glee Club I: Music Festival I: Library 2. NANCY JANET CULVER 367 East Sherman Blvd. Orchestra I, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Concerts I, 2, 3. 4: Girl Reserves 2: French 3: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Vice-President 2: President Student Council 4: Vice- President 2. VICTORIA N. CZERNIAK I28 Glade Street. Muskegon Dramatics Club I: Commercial Club I, 2: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. ANDREW ANTHONY DABROWSKI 7I3 Ninth Street Vzrsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Intramural Sports 3, 4. EMMITT MELVIN DAVIS IOOI Manz Street Track l, 2: Intramural Sports 3, 4. ANGEALINE MARI DENDRINOS 709 Leahy Street In'ramuraI Sports I, 2: Band I, 2: Dramatics Club 3: Girl Reserves I. 2 3, 4: French Club 4: Treasurer 4. INGELL MARRIAN DENDRINOS 709 Leahy Street Reserve Football 2, 3: Band I: Music Festival I: Con- certs I: French Club 2, 3: Sergeant-at-Arms 3. DONALD CHESTER DERBY I625 Sixth Street Reserve Football I: Glee Club 2. DOLORES MAE DETRICK Route 5, Muskegon Glee Club I. 2: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival 3: Commercial Club 2. 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 3, 4. SHIRLEY KATHERINE DIESEL . 625 Peck Street Intramural Sports 2: Band I: Girl Scouts I, 2, 3, 4: Junior Usher 3. DAVID WILLIAM DODDS I3I6 McDermott Street, Muskegon LENA MARY DOLISLAGER 604 Fifth Street Intramural Sports 2. VERONICA ANN DRYOVAGE l328 Leahv Street Band I: Debate 3, 4: Declamation 2, 3: Extemporan- eous 4: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Dramatics Club 3: Girl Reserves I, 2, 3: Girl Scouts I, 2: Commercial Club 2, 3: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Secretary 2: Oaks Stag 2: Debate President 4: Associate Editor 4: Acorn a . N 2 MARION PHYLLIS DUFF Route 5. Muskegon Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Music Festival 3: Girl Reserves 2. LOIS ILENE DYKEMA l6I3 Fifth Street Intramural Sports 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Oaks Statt 4: Acorn Staff 4. MATTHEW CHARLES EAGAN, JR. Route I, Muskegon Intramural Sports I, 2, 4: Senior Play 4: Vice-Presi- dent I: Secretary 4. MICHAEL N. ELKO I405 Ninth Street Commercial Club 3. CALVIN HUBERT EPPLETT Route I. Muskegon Glee Club 4: Music Festival 4. CLARENCE JOHN ESTLICK Route I, Muskegon RUTH MAXINE FARMER l832 Sixth Street GLEE CLUB 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4. LILLIAN MAE FEIL I334 Riordan Street Commercial Club 3. 4. PAUL H. GRIFFIN FELBER 29 Lincoln Avenue Reserve Football 3: Orchestra 2: Band I, 2, 3: HI-Y 2: Commercial C'ub 3. 4. MAXINE LORRAINE FELLOWS 5I4 E. Broadway JOHN ROBERT FETHKE 652 Ninth Street Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 2, 3. 4: Mixed Chorus I. ROBERT LEONARD FISCHER Route I, Muskegon JOY LORRAINE FORD 82l Sanford Street Oaks Staff 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Acorn Staff 4 JAMES DONALD FORTENBACHER Route 22, Muskegon Heights V3I'Sify Football 4: Reserve Football 2 3: Track I: Tennis 3: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3: Band I: Hi-Y 3, 4. BILL WILLIAM FURST l6I5 Jefferson Street WILLARD EARL GARVEY Route I, Muskegon Track I, 2. JOHN R. GARY l02I Sixth Street MARVIN L. GEETING 80l Hawley Street Intramural I, 2. 3. 4: Baseball I: Tennis I: Track I 2: Reserve Basketball I: Reserve Football I: Science Club I. 2: Glee Club I. STEVE GERENCER Route 5, Muskegon Intramural Sports 2. 3. JOHN M. GILLETTE 840 Howden Street Track I. CHARLES EMERY GOMERY 50l West Broadway Varsity Fooball 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Varsity Bask- gtb51II43: Reserve Basketball 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y HAROLD MERTIN GOWELL I837 Highland Avenue Orchestra 2, SOPHIE MARIE GRABIEC II40 Seventh Street Band I, 2: Glee Club I: Music Festival I: Concerts I, 2: Declamation 3, 4: Junior Play 3: Dramatics Club 4: Commercial Club 2: Oaks Stat? 4: Acorn Staff 4. GERALDINE LUCILLE GUSTAFSON Route I, Fruitport Glee Club I. DOREEN IRIS HALE Route 5, Muskegon DARWIN J. HANSEN Route 22. Muskegon Heights Baseball 2: Intramural Sports 2: Reserve Footbrll 2, 3: Varsity Football 4: Debate 3: Extemporaneous 2. JAMES MARSHALL HANSEN 9l6 Baker Street Band I, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Tennis I, 2, 3, 4. BEVERLY KOLLEEN HARALSON 8I7 Manz Street Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festi- val 3: Library Club I. HELEN MURIEL HART 808 Reynolds Street Commercial Club 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. WILLIAM A. HART 832 Riordan Street CARL LEROY HEIM V855 Dowd Street, Muskegon Varsity Football 4: Track 3. RUTH MAE HELMAN Route 5, Muskegon Library Club 3, 4. ROLAND HEMEREN Science Club 3: Hi-Y 3. MARGARET ANN HENDRICK 7 Crescent Avenue Intramural Sports I. 2. 4: Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Concerts 4: Music Festival 4: Booster Club 2, 3, 4: Girl Scouts I, 2, 3, 4. BETTY LOU HEWITT 652 Seventh Street CONSTANCE EMILY HICE l6l9 Temple Street Intramural Sports 2, 3: Commercial 3: French 3: Junior Ushers 3. MELVIN R. HILLIARD IOI E. Sherman Blvd. Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3: Reserve Basketball I, 2: Baseball I, 2, 3. DONNA MARIE HISLOP 268 W. Broadway Intramural Sports I, 2: Orchestra 4: Band I, 2. 3, 4: Music Festival I. 2, 3, 4: Concerts l, 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Commercial Club 4. JOSEPH WALTER HITTLE Route I, Fruitport TIM HUNTER l6l6 Waa'kes Street ELINOR ISABEL JEWELL 64I Maltett Street Intramural Sports I, 2: Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 3: Concerts 3: Oratory 2: Declamation 3, 4: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Library Club I: Girl Reserves I, 2, 3, 4: French 3, 4: Junior Ushers 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. HELEN ELEANOR JANDRIS l7I5 Seventh Street Intramural Sports 2, 3, 4. ALICE VIRGINIA JOHNSON l0I East Delano Avenue Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival 2, 3: Girl Reserves 3: Girl Scouts I, 2. 3. CFRALD EUGENE JOHNSON l504 Lemuel Street Caks Staff 4. IRVIN JOHNSON H36 Harrison Avenue Band I. 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4, MARGARET MARY JEAN JOHNSON i409 Lemuel Street Intramural Sports I, 2: Glee Club I, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus I. 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Commercial Club I: Art Club I, 2, 3. ROBERT WILLIAM JOHNSON 520 East Broadway Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Track 2, 3, 4. CHRISTINE JOZEFEK IO45 Park Avenue Glee Club I: Library Club I. SUSIE JOZEFEK IO45 Park Avenue Glee Club I: Library Club I. MARGARET ANNA JUHAS I40I Leahy Street Glee Club I, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3: Art Club I: Commercial Club I. ALBERT JOSEPH JULLIARD l3l0 Sanford Street French Club 3. FRANCES V. JURICK II42 Seventh Street Glee Cluh I: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival I, 2: Commercial Club 2. 3, 4. MARY JANE KEITH 809 Eighth Street Oaks Staff 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Glee Club 4: Music Festival 3 4: Intramural Snorts I, 2: Acorn Staff 4. HELEN PATRICIA KENNEDY Strand Apartment B Intramural Sports I, 2, 3: Declamation I: Girl Re- serves I, 2, 3: Science 3. GERALDINE FAYE KENYON 600 Sanford Street Art Club I, 2: Commercial Club I. HERBERT SPENCER KETCHUM 709 Peck Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 2: Band I, 2: Music Festival I, 2: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play 4: Hi-Y I, 2, 3, 4: French Club 3: Class Treasurer I: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. EVELYN ALICE KIRKPATRICK Route I, Muskegon Glee Club I: Music Festival I. ROBERT BENN KNAPP 945 Riordan Street Reserve Football I, 2: Varsity Basketball 3: Intramural Sports 2, 3: Oaks Staff 3, 4: Acorn Stafl 3, 4. JEANNE KATHLYN KNUTSON 500 Fifth Street Dramatics Club 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Junior Usher 3: Oaks Staff 3. 4: Acorn Statl' 3, 4. HENRIETTA KOOIMAN 654 Sixth Street Band I, 2: Music Festival I, 2: Concerts I. DONALD F. KOOYERS 632 Reynolds Street Golf 2, 3, 4. FRANCIS STEVEN KOTELES IIO4 Eighth Street ROSE MARIE KOTROSITS l70I Jefferson Street Glee Club I, 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2: Art Club I, 2, 3: Commercial Club 2. STEVE KOZIAK I432 Ninth Street PAUL VAL KRAMER i609 Waalkes Street Tennis 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports 2, 3. BETTY VIRGINIA KREIFELDT Route 5, Muskegon VERONA FRANCES KREPPS I539 Jefferson Street Glee Club 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Girl Reserves I, 2, 3: Advertising Staff 4. WILLIAM STEVE KRISTOFETZ Route I, Muskegon Track I: Intramural Sports I. CARLA B. KRUEGER I60 East Delano Avenue Orchestra 3, 4: Band I, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4. HARRY LEO KUHAREVICZ Route I, Fruitport Intramural Sports I, 2, 4: Glee Club 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. DOLORES G. KULESZA ll22 Sixth Street Music Festival I, 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Glee Club I: Commercial Club 2, 3, 4. WALTER LAGER I332 Eighth Street AGNES KATHLEEN LA NORE 26I E. Summit Avenue Intramural Sports 2, 3: Booster Club 4: Commercial Club 3, 4. BETTE MAE LA RUE 54I Sixth Street Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Girl Reserves 2: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. ALICE M. LE BOEUF 928 Leahy Street Band I, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Concerts I, 2, 3: Junior Usher 3: Advertising Staff 4: Intramural Sports 3, 4: Tennis 3, 4. ARTHUR NAPOLEON LE ROUX 933 Baker Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football I, 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports I, 2. 3, 4: Band I. 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: President I: French Club 3. CHARLES VICTOR LEYANNA 636 Sanford Street Reserve Football I: Baseball 2: Intramural Sports I. RAY IRVIN LINDSLEY 257 East Sherman Blvd. Declamation 4: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: French Club 3, 4. JACK LIPMAN 800 Jefferson Street Hi-Y 2, 3, 4: French Club 3: Tennis I, 2, 3, 4. HAZEL MAE LOWER Fruitport, Box 22 Debate 3: Declamation 3: Dramatics Club 3: Junior Usher 3. DORIS ANNE LUNDBERG 945 Maffett Street Dramatics Club 4: Booster Club 4: Commercial 2, 3: Junior Arbor Girl 3. JACK LUPIEN I333 Mason Blvd. Baseball 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Band I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4. RAY HOWARD LYNN 800 Baker Street Varsity Football 3: Reserve Football I, 2: Glee Club 2, 3: Hi-Y 2, 3. HELEN MARIAN LYONS 508 Howden Street STELLA KATHRYN MARCHUK IIO7 Ninth Street Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival I. 2: Commercial Club 2, 3, 4. AUDREY ELAINE MARKS I004 Jefferson Street Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Music Festival 3: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Art Club I: French Club 3, 4: Science Club 2: Junior Arbor Girl 3. PAUL ARVID MATTSON I535 Fifth Street Band I, 2, 3, 4. MICHAEL MATUZ Route 5, Muskegon Band 4: Concerts 4. DONALD LESTER McCLARY I40I Glade Sreet orchestra I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Commercial Club 4. DOUGLAS G. McCOMB Route 5, Muskegon RAYMOND JOHNSTON McCORMACK .24 Reynolds Street EVELYNE LORRAINE McFALL 58 E. Broadway MARJORIE JEANE MEEUSEN l4I5 Eighth Street Debate 3, 4. SUSIE MELICHAREK lI03 Park Avenue Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival 2. GLORIA EILEEN MEYER 924 Howden Street Glee Club 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Selective Chorus 2: Music Festival 3: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. MERLE RIVALLA MEYERS 545 Howden Street Girl Reserves 3, 4: Art Club 2: French Club 3: Cheer Leader 3. NEVA HOPE MIESEN I222 Peck Street Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club I, 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival I, 2: Extemporaneous 2, 4: Junior Play 3: Dramatics Club 3: Library Club I, 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves I, 2, 3, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: French Club 3, 4. FRANK JOSEPH MILLER 937 Glade Street OLGA MINARICK 708 Seventh Street Glee Club 2: Mixed Chorus 2. LOIS KATHRYN MIXER 844 Sanford Street Intramural Sports 3: Debate 4: Declamation 2: Senior Play 4: Booster Club 2, 3, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Council Secretary 3. PAULINE JANE MOEHLMAN 636 Baker Street V Band I, 2: Glee Club I: Music Festival I, 2: Concerts 2: Junior Play 3: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Booster Club 4: Art Club I: Commercial 4: French Club 3.,4: Science Club I: Junior Arbor Girl 3. RICHARD S. MOORE 820 Maffett Street DONNA M. MORTON 832 Sanford Street Intramural Sports 2, 3: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Commercial Club 4: French 3, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Secretary 3. LEON FRANCIS MURRAY I324 Baker Street Reserve Football 2, 3. FRANK JOSEPH NIEMCZAK 733 Seventh Street gteserve Football I, 2: Intramural Sports I: Glee Club CLARENCE EDWARD NIPKE 920 Sixth Street Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Track I: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4: Junior Play 3: Dramatics 3, 4. HAROLD RAY OBERLIN I522 Peck Street Varsity 'Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2. FLORENCE LORRAINE OCHS I80I Peck Street Band I, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus 2, 4: Music Festival I. 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3: Girl Reserves 3, 4: Booster Club 4. BEVERLY C. OLSON 824 Reynolds Street Intramural Sports 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. HELEN MARIE OPALEK lIIO Riordan Street Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4: Band I, 4: Glee Club I: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Concerts 4: Booster Club I: Commercial Club 3: Oaks 4: Acorn Staff 4. LEON RICHARD OSTERHART Route I, Fruitport I 1. ANASTACIA PASTUCHA lI05 Eighth Street Glee Club I, 2: Music Festival I: Commercial Club I, 2. 3, 4. ROSE MARY PASTUCHA I53I Eighth Street Intramural Sports 2. ALICE ANTOINETTE PAPPAN l2IlJ Peck Street Oaks Staff 4: Junior Usher 3: Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4: Dramatics Club 3: Declamation 2: Extemporaneous 3: Oratory 4: Acorn Staff 4. FRANK JOHN PATRICK 600 Seventh Street DONALD C. PATTERSON 76 Cleveland Avenue Band 4: Concerts 4: Music Festival 4. WILLIAM R. PAWNESHING l520 Waalkes Street ELSIE MARGARET PEHR 60 Cleveland Avenue Junior Play 3: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Commercial I, 2, 3: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. ARTHUR JAMES PELKY, JR. I800 Park Avenuc Debate 3, 4: Oratory 4: Senior Play 4: Dramatics Club 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Dramatics Presi- dent 4. FLORENCE A. PIERSON Route I, Muskegon DONALD EUGENE PITCHER I638 Fifth Street DONALD MARSHALL PORTER Route I, Muskegon IRENE MILDRED PRIVACKY l4lI Park Avenue Intramural Sports 3: Junior Usher 3. BETTY LOU PUFF II27 Hoyt Street Glee Club I, 2. 3, 4: Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 4. PAULA JEAN RAULIN 824 Maffett Street Band I, 2: Music Festival 2: Concerts I, 2: Junior Play 3: Dramatics Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves 3, 4: President Girl Reserves 4: Booster Club 4: Commercial Club 4: French Club 3, 4: Arbor Girl 3: Oaks Staff 4: Editor Oaks 4: Acorn Staff 4. JOHN CARL REELMAN I927 Eighth Street MICHAEL JOHN REGECZI I029 Fifth Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football I, 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball I, 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 2: Music Festival 2. DORIS MAE ROBARGE 2l W. Hume Avenue Mixed Chorus 2: Commercial Club 2: Oaks Staff 4: Music Festival 2: Acorn Staff 4. JACK RAY ROBARGE 2I W. Hume Avenue URSHEL RICHARD ROBBINS Route I, Muskegon Art 2, 3, 4: Oaks 3: Acorn Staff 3. , ALBERTA MARIE ROBERTS I3I0 Roy Avenue Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Music Festival 3: Girl Reserves 2, 3: Booster Club I: Junior Usher 3. WILMA RUTH ROLISON I337 Glade Street Intramural Sports I: Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festi- val I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4. GENEVIEVE LOUISE ROSS IIII Riordan Street Glee Club I. 2: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival I, IZ. FRED CHARLES ROYLE I5I8 Peck Street Band I, 2, 3: Orchestra 3, 4: Glee Club I, 3: Selective Chorus I, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 3, 4: Advertising 4. EDWARD JOSEPH RUUD 708 Hoyt Street Intramural Sports 2: Band 2, 3: Music Festival 2, 3: Concerts 2, 3: Senior Play 4: Commercial Club 2, 3, 4: Cheer Leader 2. 3, 4. VICTOR J. RUZICKA I858 Crowley Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Basketball I: Reserve Foot- ball 2: Track 4: Intramural Sports 2. CASIMERA J. RYZNAR 506 Sixth Street Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club I: Music Festival I. CLEO MAE SAVAGE I68 Glade Street, Muskegon Reserve Basketball I, 2, 3: Baseball I, 2, 3: Transferred from Glen Arbor, Michigan. MARY ANN SCHLEE l738 Glendale Avenue Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. SHIRLEY JEAN SCHOW Route 5, Muskegon Dramatics Club 4: Commercial Club I, 2, 3: Junior Arbor 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. ANN SCHUITEMA 509 Sanford Street PATRICIA G., SCHULTZ I609 Mona Avenue Orchestra 2: Concerts I: Art 2. LILLIAN VERE SCOTT I836 Hoyt Street Intramural Sports 2, 3, 4: Glee Club I: Music Festival I: Mixed Chorus 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Girl Scouts I, 2, 3: Library 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 4: Advertising Staff 4. WILLIAM ROBERT SEYFERTH 832 Jefferson Street French Club 3: Hi-Y 2, 3. 4: Debate 4: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Baseball 2: Council President I: Pres- ident 2, 3, 4: H.-Y Officer 3: Hi-Y President 4. O. ORLEA SHAFFER 832 Leahy S-reef DORIS RUTH SHARP 227 E. Hackley Avenue JUANITA SHIRLEY SHEPPARD 5I0 East Hume Avenue Glee Club 3. 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4. MAXINE EVELYN SHERWOOD Route I, Fruitport LINETTE JUNE SIETSEMA 30I East Sherman Junior Usher 3: French Club 3, 4: Girl Reserves 2: Intramural Sports 2. WILMA K. SIMONCIK I004 Reynolds Street GI? Club I: Music Festival I: Commercial Club I, 2. 3, . SHIRLEY ANN SIMPSON 82I Sixth Street Entered from Muskegon 3rd year Senior Play 4: Girl Reserves 4: French Club 3, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4: Intramural Basketball 3. NANCY ALICE SINGLETON Route I, Muskegon Glee Club I: Declamation 3: Oaks Staff 4: French Club 3: Acorn Staff 4. FRANKLIN J. SIPLON I709 Sixth Street RICHARD OLESON SNYDER I700 Peck Street Orchestra 4: Band 4: Music Festival 4: Concerts 4: French Club 3, 4. ROBERT CHARLES SOVACOOL I40I Reynolds Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Track 3. JOHN SPOELHOF 708 Jefferson Street Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Music Festival 3: Color Guard 4. ROY J. SPONAAS 900 Getty Street CAROLINE MARY STEFANITS 943 Hinman Street HARRIET GEORGENE STEGEMAN 804 Sanford Street Band I, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Debate 4: Oratory 3, 4: Declamation 2: Intramural Sports 2, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3: Girl Scouts 3, 4: Booster Club 4. KENNETH STIBITZ l508 Lemuel Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Glee Club 2: Art Club 3, 4. GLENN STONEX Route 4, Muskegon Art Club 2, 3, 4. V LUIS ANN STOUGH 905 Peck Street Orchestra I. 2, 3g Concerts I, 2: Declamation 2: Girl Reserves 3: Girl Scouts I, 2, 3: Junior Usher 3. PHYLLIS ELAINE STRAND I4I3 Sixth Street Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4: Con- certs I, 2, 3, 4: Declamation 2: Booster Club 3, 4: Girl Scouts I, 2, 3: French Club 3, 4: Arbor Girl 3. EARL HADLEY SWEET Route 5, Muskegon Intramural Sports 3: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. HAROLD JOHN THOMASMA 543 Howden Street Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 3: Intra- mural Soorts I, 2. 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. ARTHUR FRANCIS THOMPSON 8I0 Hawley Street JOSEPH E. TOMORSKY l032 Seventh Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Track 2. JULIUS ANTHONY TOMDRSKY I032 Seventh Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football I, 2: Track 2: Glee Club 3: Music Festival 3: Intramural Sports 2, 3, 4. WILLIAM ROBERT THORNBERRY IUOI Howden Street Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Track 2, 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Intramural Sports 3: All-State Football 4: Band I, 2: Concerts I, 2: Music Festival I, 2: Junior Play 3: French Club 3: Treasurer 3. CLAVERA LORRAINE TOWNER Whitney Rd., Muskegon French Club 3. ROBERT EARL TURNER l420 Eighth Street Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Baseball 2, 3: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3. MILDRED JANE VALUCK 826 Seventh Street Commercial Club I, 2, 3, 4: Junior Arbor Girl 3. ALOYSIUS P. VANDAK Il29 Seventh Street BERNICE JEAN VANDER WALL l820 Merriam Avenue Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Staff 4. HENRY H. VAN DONKELAAR l40I Eighth Street Glee Club 2: Mixed Chorus 2. WILLIAM VANDERSTELT Route 5, Muskegon ARNOLD VAN NUNEN, JR. l7I9 Sixth Street Baseball 2, 3, 4: Band I, 2, 3: Selective Chorus I, 2, 3: Concerts I, 2, 3. EVELYN ARDELL VEGTER I045 Leahy Street Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Selective Chorus Concerts I, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Junior Usher 3. JOHN ADRIAN VERMEULEN l7I6 Fifth Street LEON C. VICKERS 70l Sixth Street Band I, 2: Music Festival I, 2: Concerts I, 2: Art Club I. HELEN MARY VUKITS I5lI Leahy Street l Intramural Sports 2, 3: Glee Club 2, 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Music Festival 2. 3. SHIRLEY MAE WALKLEY I632 Peck Street Booster Club 3, 4: Commercial Club 3, 4: Arbor Girl 3: Vice-President 4: Council Secretary I: Council Vice- President 3: Oaks Staff 4: Assistant Editor 4: Dra- matics 3: Senior Play 4: Junior Play 3: Extemporan- eous 2: Debate 3: urchestra I, 2: Music Festival 2: Intramural Sports I, 2: Acorn Staff 4. BEULAH FERN WERLEY I532 Waalkes Street Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Music Festival 4. HELEN MARY WESTHOLZ 828 Reynolds Street Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. ROBERT HARRY WHEATER I332 Jefferson Orchestra l, 2, 3: Music Festival I, 2, 3: Concerts I, 2, 3. BEVERLY ELAINE WHERRY 524 Hoyt Street Art Club I, 2: Commercial 3, 4. CHARLOTTE AGNES WISCH l404 Sanford Street Library Club 2, 4: Glee Club I: Girl Reserves 2, 3. WILLIAM WORKMAN, JR. Route I, Muskegon JANET MILDRED YAPLE ll24 Eighth Street Glee Club 2: Music Festival 2: Girl Reserves 3: Com- mercial 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. GERALD V. YOUNG 837 Sanford Street Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 3: Intra- mural I, 2, 3, 4. AUDREY JEAN ZAPPIA IO36 Leahy Street Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 3.: Music Festival I. SCHOOL CALENDAR September 8 School opened with a bang. lThe bang was the student s depositing their load of books in their lockers., September 26 Annual Booster Club initiation. lSo that's Yahudie! Now we know.l October 21 Hi-Y boys start Deiense Stamp sale, setting their goal at S 5,U00. October 31 Seniors select rings. November 1 Hallowe'en Hangover sponsored by the Senior class. November 4 Booster Club theater party. November 11 Armistice Program. "'The Statues in the Emperor's Garden." November 14 Pep assembly ior Heights victory over Muskegon, ending the football season. November 17 Tryouts for the Senior play. November 26 One-hundred and iiity students attend the Matinee dance. dancing to Bud Dendrino's music. December 5 Girl Reserve-Hi-Y Boy's mixer at Y. M. C. A. December 8 Elks Banquet for Varsity Boys. December 15 Annual Football Banquet. Hurray! Christmas Vacation! Ianuary 5 Returned to school to begin where we left oft. All New Yom-'S Resolutions broken oh-eady. February 27 Booster club formal-"Paradise Prom." March 13 French club potuck lAimez,vous manger? And howll March 17 Gymnastic exhibition by young men from Central Michigan College of Education, April 1 Assembly 10 Gwdrd fO0lbG11 letters- Ulpril FO0l'S Day yourself! Those were the real letters the boys receivedil May 1 "May Day Whir1", sponsored by the Sophomore Class. Iune 12 ' Last day of school. The government is considering rationing handerchieis, so be prepared. but don'i be a hoarder Au revoir! Good-bye! So long! Hasta Manana! -130- ADVERTISING ADVERTISING INDEX A Anderson, I. S. Packing Company ..........................,....... American Store Equipment 61 Construction Corp. ....... . B Babcock, Frank, Service Station .,..........................,......... Bai1ey's I. G. A. Super Market .....,........ Baxter Launderers 6 Dry Cleaners ....... Bennett Pumps ...................,.................... Bird's Music Store ,,... .......................,. Bireley's Orangeade ....,...........,......... Bluhrn Bros. I. G. A. Super Market .,.... Boelkins' Grocery ......,....................., Borgeson Music Company ...... Boyd Auto Sales Co. ............... . Brickner-Kropf Machine Co. ...... . Broadway Pharmacy ........,.......... Broadway Lunch ................................ Brundage Cut Rate Drug Store ........ Budd's Jewelry ....................... ....... . .. C Camera Shop ....................................................... Campbell, Wyant and Cannon Foundry Co. Campbell. Wyant and Cannon Foundry Co. Local 539 ....................,.................................. Carl's Store .,..........................,..,.............,.......... Champayne,'Leo Body Shop .... . Chase G Panney ........................ Clark Shoe Shop ..l ................, . Coca Cola Bottling Co. ...,,... . Consumers Dairy .................,...,... Consumers Power Company ........, Continental Motors Corporation ...... Crystal Recreation Bowling ......,.... Hughes .,.................................,............ Hullinger Beauty Shop .....,................. Hutchinson's, lack, Service Station ..,.... I Iim's Super Service .........,.........,...... Iiroch, Francis, Company ....... Iohnson's, W. R. Drug Store ........ K K 6: M Cafe ............................. ....... Kanitz Cleaners ......,.................. Krauses's .,,....,..........,,......... ,... .... Krautheim's Iewelry Store .............. L Lakeshore Machinery G Supply Co. .... . Lakey Foundry G Machine Co. ,....... , Lee Funeral Home ............................ Lee, I. H. G Son Hardware ,...... Lindland-Coal-Company ........ Lloyd's Standard Service ...,.. Lockage, Frank ........................... Long, George A. ........................... . M Malvin's Jewelry Company ........ Martin Coal Company ..,............ Martin Stores .....,......................... Matuz, Joseph Grocery Store ...... McCabe's Cash Store .....................,... McLennan's Service ................................. Medendorp Auto Supply Company ........ Meister, A., Feed Store ,,......................................... . Michigan Associated Telephone Co. ................. . Midwest Machine and Manufacturing Company Milady's ..,.................,,,.......................................,.....,. Morton Manufacturing Co. .................................,... . O Curvecrest ..................................... D Daily Oderless Cleaners .......... Damm Hardware Co. ....,....... . Dana Printing Co. .............. . Daniels Company ........ Dawes. C. B. 6 Son ........ Dion's Super Service ,..... ..,,..,.,, . Dutch Grill .,.,...............,.,.,.........,,.,,,,, E Edwards Lumber Company ....... . 1 Emil s Food Market ...,..........,.,..., F Fa1ony's ,,..,..... , ..........................,,,, Federal Department Store ...... Federal Savings and Loan .,,,,.,,,.,,,,.,.,, Murphy Bros. Laundry ............................ Muskegon Muskegon Muskegon Muskegon Muskegon Muskegon Muskegon Heights Dairy ........................ Heights Furniture Company Heights Record ...................... Gas Co. ...........,....................... , Hide 6 Fur Company ....,.. Savings Bank ...,.,............. Upholstering Company ......, Mysen, Carolyn Studio .........,.,......,.... N Nan's Beauty Shop .......................... National Lumberman's Bank ............. Norge Division, Borg-Warner Corp. .... . Northwest Novelties ......,........,........... Novak's Meat Market ......,............... Felt, C. G Company ,........,.,,,,,....,,,.,,,,,,,.,,, Fike Electric Motor Repair Company .,...... Fredricks Lumber Company ...,.,,,,,.,,,,,,,.,, Fritz the Druggist ,........,..,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,, Frozen Gold Ice Cream Shop ...... G Gateway Gull Service ,...........,.,,,,.,,,,,,,,,, George, B. F. Storage and Van Co. ...... . Grant Auto Supply .,,.,,,,,.,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Grossman's Department Store .......... H Hackley Union National Bank ...... Hahn's Drug Store .............,,.,.,, Hall Electric Co. .....,.... Hansen's Dairy Bar ........ Hardy's .............,............,, Harwood-Nelson .............,, Heights Service Garage .,..... Hendrick, Clyde Realtor ....... Hommes, Peter Agency ...,... Hosiery Shop ......,,......,.,,,,,., Hosler's Budget Shop ,.......... Hostess Hamburgs ........,,,,..,.., Howe1l's School of Business ,...,. Olive May Beauty Salon ..... . ...... Olson, Le Roy Studio ,................,.... P Parmalee Iewelry Store ..,.,......... Parsons, S. R. .,...,.......,...,.......... . Patterson Press ........,........ Patterson's Market ........... Peck Produce Market ..,..... Peterson Coal Company ......,.... Price Cleaners ,.............., , ........,,.., Puhalski's Publix Master Mark .,.... Pyle Pattern Co. ..,...........,..............., . Q Quality Aluminum ,.........,,,,,,,,,,, Quality Dairy Company .,,..... Quality Service Stores ....,.......... Quigley. R. I. Company ..,............ R Radium Studio .........,................. Reid-Grail Co. .......,.......,........,,..... . Rockenbach's Music House ...... Roger's Iewelry ....,.................... Ruiter Brothers ,,.,.......,...,....,,,, Rykes Bakery ,.,.. -132- A WORD TO OUR ADVERTISING PATRONS We, the Seniors of Muskegon Heights High School, sincerely thank you, the advertisers, for your patronage, and we hope that your return in business will be as great as our ioy in serv- ing you. We shall never forget your cooperation. ' A yearbook is everlasting: it is not discarded after a month oi service but is kept as a souvenir both by the graduating Seniors and the Freshmen as well, and so the advertising con- tained therein is also kept and thumbed through many times. An advertisement in the Oaks is a source of interest forever. ADVERTISING SOLICITORS Top row: I. W. Verduin, adviser: Hazel Lower, Elsie Pehr, Eugene Brothers, Don Patterson, Arthur Pelky, Fred Royle. Phyllis Dull. Front row: Alice Le Beout, Lillian Scott, Mary Ann Schlee, Doris Robarge, Angell Dendrino, Pauline Moelhman,Donna Morton, lanet Yaple. Absent when photo was taken: Verona Krepps, Phyllis Connell, and Alice Pappan. 'I' - S TennY' W' L- C0mPCmY -------------- --'----'- 1 63 Sanitary Dairy Company ........... ,,.,,,,, 1 53 Towner Hardware Company ,.,.,,,, ......... 1 51 Schlossman Theaters ----..'v--'.-. 64 V Schoenberg's Market ......... 153 Vickers "66" Station ................ Victory Pattem Shop .... ,... Vista Gnll ,...................... ....... Voss Hardware ........... ............. u W Westmtelder ....................................... ..,...,,,, West Michigan Steel Foundry ..,......... .......... Austin Trailer Equipment Co. Austin Machinery Corp. Woolworth, F. W. Co. ............... . Williams Sausage ................... Woodal1's Drug ......... 162 150 Shannon Boot Shop ........ 166 161 167 146 Sealed Power Corp. ....... . Shaw-Walker ........,,,,,, Sheldon, E. H. .......... . Shepard Cleaners ..,..............,.. ,,,,,,,. '66 166 State Cate .............................. 156 Sunrise Pies ....................... -l33-- Sherman Lunch .,..,.,,....,,,.,,,,,,.,,,,,, ,,v,,.,. Shirley Barber 6. Beauty Shop ....... Sovacool Art E., Barber Shop ...,. ........ Square ............,.,,............,,,,,,.,,.,,,,, ,,,,,,,, Stariha, Frank R. Realtor ........ ,,.,.,,, 136 164 147 154 163 159 163 161 145 157 157 164 I +I -134- A GENUINE LANE The CEDAR CHEST I l l IdeaI Graduation Grit ..t ' V mu no vu X .- Q-:--'-:I:7:1:1SS5'i1" 5':"T'::"9. 4 ..55:: ' . ' ' 'f " -.-H. , - . .- ..-..'.-. .- . - .f.-.-,.- . ---- .v I tg - 2555512 -T '-' " -' F V. , ,-,1-.-vm .1-. -, -,Z-F ,,.-- 1' -. --f- -. - 9.-.--f-.-.-gr.-.-. -1 g,-' :3:f'f:2t3ti:2: '-" I't" .:.g:7"" -" -.':?:3f:f:i'3 , , W ":' 1' "i:Q:-," "5'5 I' ffxfzdf tff155:5ff75'f fl'-Q-cy' . 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M to I' EVE Visit ou are doi here. any models to choose from and a price ry purse. r store and save as thousands of others ng by making your furniture purchases MUSKEGCDN HEIGHTS FURNITURE CC. -135- S e a Il C-3 dl P 0 W e If C01r'p01faiti0n g, 5 ,.:gge gg , g g Muskegon Heights, Michigan TG THE 1942 GRADUATING CLASS Our sincere wish is that your comi g years will be as pleasanl: as the years you have sp I: in school Campbell, Wyant ancl Cannon Founclry Company A Complete Printing Service Dana Printing Company MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN Regularly serves many ol tlme nationally lrnovvn or- ganizations liaying plants in Western lVliel'iigan.. . We lwave demonstrated to tlwese lirms tlwe advan- tages ol a complete printing service witlw undivicleol responsibility. May we suggest that you consider tlwe bene- lit ol tliis service. Sanford and Holbrook . . . . . Phone 26 648 Ad gLettE7press AnigOFfsei: PrinI:ingifEng g B cl g -138- V V CAMPBELL, WYANT, 8z CANNON FOUNDRY C0. MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN 2,000 MEMBERS OF LGCAL 539, UAW-CIO SEND BEST WISHES to THE GRADUATES 0F 1942 "The Man Who Relaxes Is Helping the Axis" V V LEE 8Q SCN l'l6l'ClW6l'C 22 West Broadway Muslcegon Heights :vQ..,:,: ' - . .......,, Q, T0 THE sTunENTs or THE "42" cLAss ' N-U WE WISH T0 EXTEND OUR Q - --CONGRATULATIONSM .:.::1if'iE.4 "" ,E is V ,,,,., , -A Ancl To Invite You To Select Your New QQI- . '4"'A" From Our Large And Complete Collection. '5 You'll find Nationally Famous brands in Suits, Sportwear, :'l Shirts, Ties, Hats and Bathing Accessories! Our large yiln .." stoclcs attorcl you the opportunity ot getting iust what s ,ia X ":'::'i N ,J ' DEPARTMENT STORE it -140- THE DAMM HARD WARE COMPANY OTTAWA STREET - MUSKEGON Golf ancl Tennis Goocls, Baseball, Basketball and Football Equipment Bacimintion and Valley Ball Supplies Track and Field Event Clothing and Supplies Boxing, Swimming, Hockey Equipment Honor Letters, Honor Sweaters Play Ground Equipment and Gymnasium Equipment Damms also carry a complete stock of Johnson outboard motors, marine equipment, fishing tackle,guns and ammunition. Congratulations raduates IE we have pleased you in the past, please remember us in the future. RADIUM STUDIO Dial 245-252 -141- Congratulations to the Graduates of 1942 CONTINENTAL MOTORS CORPORATION INIORGE DIVISION Borg. Warner Corp. Muskegon I'IeigI1ts I3Iant PYLE PATTERN MANUFACTURING CCDMPANV T Wood and Metal patterns Muskegon I-leiglwts, Michigan LEE FUNERAL HOME Congratulations Class of "42" Brickner - Kropf Machine Co. Hackley Union National Bank Me OFFERS MANY SERVICES Western at First Muskegon Checking Accounts to Savings Accounts Sate Deposit Vaults Money Orders Automobile Financing Trust Department Real Estate Loans Commercial Loans Personal Loans Travellers Checks mber Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation r Everyone Broadway near Peck Muskegon Heights -144- A Message from The Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Muskegon Let us awaken now to the seriousness of our national predica It matters not what you have - it matters less what we have. But there is one thing We must all have and that is Victory. am UM' CmQZ'5f COVERT AND GABERDINE SUITS New Models and New Shades 535. SPORT COATS 9512.503 314.503 516.50 SPORT SLACKS i154.95g fB6.50g 957.50 T1-IE SQUARE -145- YOUR WEEKLY ALLOWANCE FROM DAD CAN BE INCREASED IF you will make Martin Stores your wardrobe headquarters because - you will get nationally advertized brands ol: men's wear at our Iow cash price ur I27 store's stocks ol: Fine suits and topcoats are at your command through o nit control system at SI5.78 and up. YOU GET LOW CASH PRICES .... THERE IS A DIFF MARTIN STORES Western and Terrace Best Wishes From West Michigan Steel Foundry Austin Trailer Equipment Co. Austin Machinery Corp. -146- Shaw-Walker is again building wood files to fill the filing needs that cannot be filled otherwise due to the present curtailment of steel. The new wood files are-0 Same Height 0 Same Depth O Same Color as Shaw-Walker's Olive Green steel files. Save Steel for Guns-Buy Shaw-Walker all-wood letter and legal files from H w-W LKER Largesl: Exclusive Makers of Office Furniture and Filing Equlpmenl- In the World Sold Exclusively in Muskegon lay The Daniels Co -147- THE MoRToN MANUFACTURING BROADWAY COMPANY '-UNCH Builders of Good Draw-Cut Machine Tools and Finished Machine Keys A PROGRESSIVE INDUSTRY IN OUR COMMUNITY SINCE 1891 GREATER MUSKEGON'S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANT GOOD FOOD IS GOOD HEALTH Scores and Correct Time of Lakesl: Sporks by Weslzern Union. Call Us 25-905 Oldesl: Reskaurank on Broadway Coscarelli Bros. A PLEASANT PLACE TO TRADE BOELKINS' COMPLIMENTS OF ederal GRO CERIES-MEATS B pa rtlll 0 III Phone 32- 1 76 Prompt Delivery Store OUTFITTER FOR THE HOME AND THE ENTIRE FAMILY 213 W. WESTERN AVE. -148- INDISTINCTIVE GIFTS for every occassion For Highest Quality Fastest Service Handkerchiefs Stationery Lowest Price Purses - Bill Folds Fountain Pens try Books - Games Rental Library 0 D 0 R L E S S CLEANERS DANIELS CO. 3" WEST WESTERN 886 Terrace Phone 22-847 NATIONAL LUMBERMAN'S BANK Muskegon's Oldest Bank ESTABLISHED 1859 Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Frank Lockage STORE FOR MEN PHONE 34-309 1238 PECK ST. MUSKEGON HEIGHTS MICHIGAN NEXT DOOR TO THE POST OFFICE -149- After VICTORY Graduation PATTERN Attend SHGP Howelrs WOGD School AND METAL of PATTERNS Business M USKEGON A MILK, CREAM A Better Light for Better Stght AND A BUY LAMPS DAIRY PRODUCTS Krim-Ko Chocolate Milk at give your room a I ft MUSKEGQN A CONSUMERS POWER HEIGHTS T CQMPANY DAIRY Ph ne 32-l96 l336 Maffeti: Sk. Compliments To The Class OF '42 from l-lOSLER'S BUDGET Sl-IOP "A Lilrkie Bit Oul: Oi: The Way, But: It'll Pay." Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of 1942 Bireley's Orangeade Phone 23-744 l 788 Terrace Berk Ketchum Ray Baughman Louis Heeres Mary Adamczak Mary Polifronio Towner Ha'rdware Co. Light and Heavy Hardware Factory and Mill Supplies Paints and Oils Phone 22-651 253 W. Western 216 ClayAve. PARMELEE Your CREDIT JEWELER watches diamonds and jevvelery H RDY' so young in appeal .... So wise in fash- Junior Fashions ion rightness. ,lumor Shop S d Fl Boys, Shop S Fl HOMOGENIZED CARL'S VITAMIN D MILK Luggage Shoes Dry Goods Furnishings Groceries Meats COMPANY 5I Years on Broadway LAKEY FOUNDRY SCI-:?::l?::G,s AND Quality Meats MACH I NE Monarch Finer Foods MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN PHONE 32-2 14 301 West Broadway Q MAKE. ALL THE MONEY YOU CAN Use it to buy Defense Bonds. United States Bonds are the best investment offered today and ex- cept for living expenses every dollar you own should be invested in U.S. Defense Bonds. MUSKEGON SAVINGS BANK On The Sunny Side Of Western Ave. E. H. SIHIEILJDON Q COMPANY MANUFACTURER OF SCIENCE LABORATORY AND VOCATIONAL FURNITURE FOR SCHOOLS AMERHCAN srons Eounmem 5' Jewelers-Opticians coNsTnucTloN conp. "The Store that Confidence PHONE 23-705 Built" I657 GETTY 227 wssTsnNAvE QUALITY ALUMINUM CAMERA SHOP Casting Company QW P oducers of Nonferrous Metal Castings Across from the Post Office Photo Finishing Photo Supplies ' Portraits Wishing The IQLIIZ Class DO IT WITH GAS of M.H.H.Se Happiness in WATER HEATING REFRIGERATION Successful Lives. S' R- PARSQNS Your Gas Company --155-- B.F. George Storage 8 'Van Company Phone 32-472 1208 Peck St. Muskegon Heights LeROY 0LSONS STUDIO 313 West Western Avenue Phone 22-579 Muskegon Wholesale Quality Service BS 0: +" 1 S' 'lee Q, seee 2 "Ni LQAWW 97 Independent Grocers Serving Western Michigan THE REXAiA L STORE 00DALL'S DRUG STORE PHONE 25-931 Peck Street Sherman Blvd Muskegon Heights Michigan , -156- Phone 32-268 Res. Phone 245-3i8 Lyman Brown, Prop. HEIGHTS SERVICE GARAGE Collision Service 1427 PECK STREET Dislrihuiors of I-H Flour Phone 32-llI7 A. MEISTER Poultry and Dog Supplies, Fertilizer Flour, Feed, Hay, Grain, Seed Lubrication Repairing Washing P110110 Re-Upholstering Repairing Refinishing R' MUSKEGON UPHOLSTERING CO. MAKERS OF HIGH GRADE CUSTOM BUILT FURNITURE General Insurance 531 PECK ST. HEIGHTS 1417 Sanford st. Muskegon Heights PHONE 23-400 CLARK SHOE SHOP Michigan Theater BuiIding Muskegon, Michigan STATE CAFE MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 1237 Peck Street Phone 325-497 BOYD AUTO SALES CO. Sales and Service RENEWED AND GUARANTEED USED CARS Peck and Sherman Second and Clay You Wreck 'Em - We Fix 'Em at LIoyd's Standard Service. A11 kinds of repair Work. -1. Gas, Oil, Lub, Tire and Battery Service. + We charge your bat- tery while you Wait. One stop and you're ready to go. LLOYD'S STANDARD SERVICE Cor. Getty and Airline CLIFF POWERS, Mechanic PHONE 26-986 - 157 PETER HOMMES AGENCY INSURANCE 8: REAL ESTATE COMPLETE PROPERTY SERVICE NOTARY PUBLIC Hume at Jefferson St. Phone 32-OH6 MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICH. get it from FIIITZ the druggist Malvin's Jewelery Company NEXT TO POST OFFICE l2ll-2 Peck Street Muslcegon Heights Mc LENNAN'S SERVICE Old Dutch Gasolines Broadway and Seventh LEO CHAMPAYNE BODY SHOP AUTO COLLISION SERVICE RADIATOR REPAIRING FRAME AND AXLE WORK PHONE 32-l45l Airline at Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Mich. RYKE'S BAKERY SPECIAL DUTCI-I COOKIES, PASTRY AND HOME MADE BREAD Phone 23-508 367 E. Larch cor. Smith Street Muskegon, Michigan FRANCIS JIROCH co. FREDRICKS WHOLESALE Cigars, Candy, Tobacco LUMBER CO. Fountain SUPPIISS Behind the City Hall 823 First St. Sinn IB66 Muskegon Heights Phone 32-017 --158- BE KIND TO YOUR CLOTHES CALL BAXTER - CAREFUL LAUNDERERS Sc DRY CLEANERS PHONE 22 - 673 Jack Hutchinson's Service Station Corner of Peck and Barney Muskegon Heights "The Best of Service" "We Salute You" HAHN'S DRUG STORE Pills and Things PHONE 32-245 BROADWAY AT JEFFERSON CONSUMERS DAIRY ALL POPULAR FLAVORS or ICE CREAM AND DAIRY PRODUCTS Phone 32-257 Sixth at Broadway af 5 55 gee CHN fNs.,F.f" eatrfazxisg- MUSKEGON HEIGHTS. MICHIGAN Muskegon Hide 8: Fur Company SHERMAN LUNCH GOOD FOOD Sam Polifronio, Prop. Sherman at Fifth BAILEY'S I. G. A. SUPER MARKET Fruits, Fresh Vegekalales Groceries, Meaks Low Prices Every Day 273 E t Broadway Phone 33 ll-34 -159- SINCLAIR , Puhalskl's PHONE 35-497 DlON'S SUPERSERVKIE PUBLIX MASTER Washing, Creasing, Simonizing M We Call For and Deliver BROADWAY AT SIXTH MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, lVllCHlGAN 2Ol E. SHERMAN PHONE 32-382 GROCERIES AND MEATS DRUGS PREscR1PT1oNs BRUNDAGE CUT RATE JOSEPH MATUZ DRUG STORE Telephone 32-089 501 E. Broadway Fountain Lunches CORNER PECK AND BROADWAY MUSKEGON l-lElCl'lT-S TELEPHONE 32-444 Clyde Hendrick, Realtor 222 Danigelis Building luskegon Heights, Michigan Phone 32-337 C. B. DAWES Ga SON "Say It With ljlowersv MEMBER OF FLORIST TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION PHONE 22-005 AUTOMATIC STOKERS REID-GRAF F COMPANY WHERE COURTESY DWELLS AND SERVICE EXCELLS PLUMBING VENTILATING Hostess I-Iamburgs HEATING ALWAYS OPEN 1417 Peck Street Phone 32-021 266 W' C'-AY PHONE 22-005 - 160 GATEWAY GULF SERVICE Getty and Air Line Phone 32-477 Where it is always a pleasure to serve GULFLEX LUBRICATION Washing and Polishing W. B. Docldington, Mgr. Midwest Machine Sz Manufacturing Co. Phone 23-847 Getty at Keating A WELL BALANCE HAIRCUT gives you that well groomed look. THE NEW STORE With Smart Fashions E' For Women And Young Girls 281 W. Western 23 years in the Larger Shops 167 W. Broadway SPORTING GOODS Congratulations ko the class of PAINTS GLASS IQLI-2 Complete line of men's wear Shoes for everyone Muskegon Heights, Mich. hardwa re 543 Peck St. Tel. 25-460 Muskegon Heights, Michigan PATTERSON'S PRICE ' GROCERY Sz MARKET Quality Service . 1871-73 PECK STREET 1638 Sellellth St. PIIOIIG 32-348 -161- ROCKENBACH'S MUSIC HOUSE Band lnsfrumenks, Musical Merchandise Radios, Sheel: Music, Victor and Bluebird Records l25 Wesl: Broadway Muskegon Heighl: Vickers "66" Station Broadway and Sixkh Sfreela UKEEP EM FLYINGR' THE BEST FOOD VALUES IN TOWN BLUHM BROS. I. G. A. SUPER MARKET SHOP THE MODERN WAY SELF-SERVE 7-9 W. BROADWAY- NEXT TO HTS. BANK THE HOSIERY SHOP soul Pack sr. Near Sherman Blvd. HOSIERY- HANDKERCHIEFS-LINGERIE BLOUSES- GREETING CARDS GIFT WRAPPINGS Congratulations Besl: Wishes to the Class of l9lI-2 SESTSRS Michigan from Associated THE DUTCH GRILL U.S. 31 Mona Lake Telephone Co. ACROSS FROM THE NORGE Across Musfegon Heights City Hall BROADWAY PHARMACY GRANT A UTO SUPPLY Compleke Drug Service BICYCLES AND REPAIRING IOI w. BROADWAY PHONE 32-357 CROSLEY APPLIANCE -162- ROGER'S JEWELRY 326 Western Avenue PECK PRODUCE MARKET "THE BEST EGGS ALWAYS" FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 1426 Peck Street Near Summit "OUR HATS OFF TO THE SERVICE MEN" W. L. 'PENNY CO. FIXTURES-SUPPLIES-SERVICE PLUMBING - HEATING Shirley Barber Sz Beauty Shop Realistic Permanent Waving OUR BUSINESS IS TO IMPROVE YOUR APPEARANCE. Phone 32-470 1216 Peck St. Muskegon Heights Best of Luck to Class of 1942 Lincllancl - Coal - Co. HANSEN'S DAIRY BAR LUNCHES Coal and Woocl ICE CREAM "The Best For Less" SHEPARD CLEANERS LAKESHORE MACHINERY "Come in Dirty, go out Clean" PHONE 32 - 465 Sz SUPPLY COMPANY Machine Tools Mill Supplies Construction Equipment 87 W. Broadway Muskegon Heights 400 W Laketon Ave --163- Novales Meat Market Quality At Low Cost Phone 32-3l2 26 E.. Broadway, Heights Len.Novalx,Prop "MEET TODAY'S DEMANDS AND KEEP YOUR FEET" TRULY COMFORTABLE SHANNON BOOT SHO P Eat Those Delicious Sunrise P ies Denclrinos SL Sons M Filre Electric Motor Repair Co. Specializing ln Rewinding Motors, Generators and Armatures Muskegon Heights. Micll. Ph 32 355 1021 P k St SCHLOSSMAN . Daily Odorless Cleaners 899 Terrace ST Have your clothes cleaned and moth proofed before storing. REGENT FREE STORAGE THE STRAND - Muskegon Heights Congratulations l 942 Graduating Class Charley Bird BIRD'S MUSIC CO. Pl1one25-457 543 Peck St. Your Health and Comfort depends GOOD PLUMBING Ruiter Brothers 909 Peck St. Phone 32-22 on 4 -164- LAUNDRY . Dependable Fuels PI-IONE 32-070 COAL'-.COKE lI54 Seventh St. Muskegon H gh Service Phone JIIVI'S SUPER SERVICE I4 Peck and Sherman PHONE 325-158 Muskegon Heights, Michigan Mankincfs most Favorite Food Buy it from the Quality Dairy Co. Phone 23-091 CONGRATULATIONS from your Newspaper MUSKEGON HEIGHTS RECORD Jos PRINTING OF ALL KINDS HALL ELECTRIC COMPANY STEWART WARNER REF RIGERATORS and STOVES "Your Typewriter Man" Jewelry GEORGE A. LONG Since 1887 ADDING MACHINES A TYPEWRITERS 329 W. Western Avenue Fourth Floor, Lyman Bldg. Ph 2 57 57 Muskegon -165- Venetian Blinds Draperies RECREATION Next to me Mmkegon Heights cn, Hall R, J, Quigley lO39 Peck St. Phone 32-ll-25 Bowl for Health and Fun Carpeks Shade. C. FELT Sz COMPANY The Vista Grill PORTRAIT Phone 32-92' PHOTOGRAPHERS LYMAN BLOCK UNDER THE CLOCK We, Alumni ol: M. H. H. S., Congratulate THE GRADUATES ot l9lI-2 HARWOOD-NELSON COMPANY Occidental Hotel Building F.W. Woolworth Co. Congratulations WIL LIAMS SAUSAGE 00. -166- MEDENDORP AUTO SUPPLY COMPANY l Westinielder foufesy Service Honest Values 1212 Peck Street Phone 32-304 SHORT UN CASH? PETERSON Get your lathe popular records at less th one-half the 11st pnce, also magazlne novelties, etc. NORTHWEST NOVELTIES f KENTUCKY BLUE "Dendrinos' Den -- Dig on down" I Pine Street between Myrtle and Apple CONGRATULATIONSD To The Class W. R. JOHNSON 5 of I942 . DRUG STORE CAROLYN MYSEN Peck at Delano Muskegon Heights Frozen Gold ICC Cfearfl OLIVE MAY BEAUTY SALON MACK FALONY'S BARBER SHOP Near Consumers Power , , STRAND BUILDING We cater to partles ancl Wecldlngs pn-roms az oaa 527 Peck st. ,- 167 - Groceries Cold Meats lce Cream at McCabe's Cash Store Across from Mona Beach School "A good hangout" Tel. 37-181 Mona Lake HOME COOKING NO LIQUOR WE MAKE OUR OWN PASTRY PHONE 263427 K 8 M CAFE "ALL AMERICAN" 529 PECK STREET ON U.S.31 MUSKEGON HEIGHTS NAN'S BEAUTY SHOP PHONE 23-028 65 Myrtle St. Muskegon, Mich. Congratulations and Best Wishes To the Class of I9ll-2 JHIULLIINGIER EAUTY SHOP 928 Hoyt Street Call 325-Zll-'Z For Appointment PHONE 32-384 LADIES' REST ROOM A Friendly Service Station Frank Babcock, Proprietor Gas, Oils, Batteries, Tires, Accessories, Greasing 80 Lincoln Ave. Muskegon Heights 5 Our Motto QUALITY, SERVICE., COURTESY EMIL'S FOOD MARKET WE DELlVER Tel. 32-041 l60 E Hovey Ave. Play at CURVECREST The home of clean recreation Best Wishes to the Class ol: 'll-2 Shop with us for your graduation and sport clothes. MlLADY'S e- 168 'k Congratul ations i' -l-if Sons and Daughters if -lf ol 8 Brave Ne w World +-- Compliments -k BENNETT PUMPS Division K John Wood Manufacturing Co., lnc- ' THE Buy War Savings Bonds and Help Win the War. lip!!-ut!-U, Edu Students, you may help win this war by malcing N y ur purchases at our advertise Advertising Stall -- 169 - ' i . 1 T THE ADVERTISERS HELP TO MAKES THIS YEARBOCK POSSIBLE K xy I -' X .-+3 THESE BUSINESS FIRMS APPRECIATE YOUR PATRONAGE s 'i , .. . gl I H V -.b ,Lhv K Ac 'E iii , W 5 I ,ull ' . ,r 1,5 ,..., , ' 4 ., , V I - ' W , we 'fa - ,,.,n .. . . . Q"""-M-X, , ,.,,-, -vi' K , .,J.2,l,L i-1i f1,il',E,,,.,,ix x A M vm!-qwv: -. M l mi 5 H Q . ' fL,.,,,,,X fgL,? : f,,,, 2 ,,E ,i . L.: wlggww in , , J , H .m.65,T,,.f,,.v7,,,, n Q -. - 'ft 'fibf 3-fmt QU I A : EEZ if f fm , " " X 'V - - ' T" ' - q,.+'1,k-?gV,W . 7, ' '- f M x .. Al

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