Napoleon High School - Buccaneer Yearbook (Napoleon, MI)

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QQ Q I P i' 7. ,,"FP r E " X 1 I Q ' x H I 4. I K 62 lv 'Qi 'X' E. Dedzcatron We the students of Napoleon High School, do dedicate this annual of nineteen hundred forty nme and flfty to Mrs Foster who has been a. teacher twenty seven years ln thls school and asslsted many of the students on then' way Z 7th Grade TOP ROW Le!! ko light M Phillips, M Henry j Scovllle M Murphy D Grow, F Welch, D Galardl j Hecklmen, W Evon, B Murphy M Russell SECKSD ROW G Brown, A Smith, K. Phxlhps, S Addison M Slayton, D Parkmson,j Shar G Ekleberry B 'l'atman,j Franklin D Adkxns, C Bergman B Roberson, D johnson, D lverson,j Rubert FOURTH ROW Mr Cross,G Dunham j Fox, B Haller j Watters K. Marks R Gilbert, B Llge, M Ray, C Wmgate j Rosynek Mrs Oesterle FIFTH ROW A Putman, A. Brower,j Schlee, M Han-xs,j Fuller, D Ahrens, R Burnan S Hulbert 3 Y : : . ' ' . , . , . , . . 0 3 1 . a n 7 1 s : . . ' ' ' . ' , . . ' . p. . . . . . . . . THIRD ROW: j. Hawkins, W. Pruden, K. Carris, L. Hartley, D. White, W. Ray, H. Henning, D. Green, : . A . , . . , . , . . ' . ' . . . . , . . .X J X X i ' TOP ROW SECOND ROW FOURTH ROW FIFTH ROW NOT PICTURED 8th Grade Left to Rxght E Yother D Tatman, R Maule G Smith S Maule S Mangus, Cowgxll D Clemons H Meeks T Benja.m1n,j Fxschmexster Doty C Flmt, D Kxnder j Thurma.n,j Patton, B Blakeman,E Hess B Hausard Weesner B Wxlhams L. jones B G1bson,M Wyckoff Howard, M Ray, D Hudson, N Warner Mr jump G Bernstein R Whitaker B Whxtaker B Holxheld, B Bruce E Rasencrance, Fall D Wymer C Comperchxo R johns Mrs G Mahrle Wangero,D Heselschwerdt D Fowler, D l..xngard,j McGonegal D Lantxs, Smxth B Mcllmber Doty R Grow E R1chard,R Thomas 4 D. ' , . , . , . ' ' . ' ' . 1 P. , . ' . ' , .... , . , M. , . ' ' , . , . ' . . THIRD ROW: B. Weible, U. Rosencrance, G. Windle, D. jones, B. jones, F. Stancliff, j. Dearn, N. Fish, H. . . . . -B. . . . . ' . . . . . . : G. . , . . ' . , . ' D. ' , . . :M. , . , . ' . . -4 'B' W up ls M A fffqffzi I 1 ' .ri K ' T X-Ax., W . 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I V ,ii , , 2?- GORMLY THRESEA HAGER BETTY HERZBERG BARBARA H555 EDWIN LANE NQRMA LIGHTHEART GEORGE MY1-:ns JEAN PEARSE SANDRA I HARRIS KENNETH JARRETT GLORIA MARQUEDAN 1' GEORGE HAWVER, KERR Y KENDALL, TOM MrCREADY TOM HINNING KENNE T H KNAPP MARLI IN MILILR ALLEN . PHILLIPS KEITH PITTNLAN LARRAINE RATCLIFF SAI 7 1 , I V ' .If 'I cz .V ' XV X 4 I ' . Yr I . K . I - f , n ' 1 ' ' ' I ' Gy I v 4 ' ' 2 - I I n I7 e ' I I 1 U ' ' 'LY g Rc. me J.. RAY PHYLLIS RITTER KlM RICHARDSON DARLENE RICHARDSON PHILLIP ROSENCRANCE Mi uv be 5.- L RUTAN FLORENCE TASE .IACKIE WALLEN MILTON WATTERS DONALD WHITEHLAD EDWARD '24, WILLIAMS LUANNE I ENYART YOTHER DAN Nmtll Grade Class Hzstory Forty years from now when we are old and grey, we wxll look back on the grade at Napoleon l-hgh with fond memorxes, Jumpxng off bxg red and whxte school buses, running up the broad sxdewalks, openxng the doors, eager to study our hardest untxl 3 45 p m fha! ha' We recollect between classes that the largest group of glrls were gathered around, Tom Kendall chosen best lookxng And gearing a sudden swxsh and a clatter of feet, you don t need to be told that xt s Phyllis Adkins followed by her many male admirers Your heart IS fxlled with joy as you thxnk of Mr Howland s English class ln the front row you see U1 your, mxnds eye, Vlrgxma Creery and Kenneth Harris hunched over their Englxah books with eyes intent on dxa grams and defll'llt1Ol'lS They well deserve honor of most studlous In the back of the room you see Lxllxe Hawkms axmlng a sp1t ball at Mr Howlands head whale m back of her Donald Waters IS stxckxng one of her curls In an mk well As a questxon ns asked only two hands are seen wavmg frantxcally, the owners of them are Mary Bechtol and George Boone Mr Howland thmkxng proudly, these two are my favorxtes As we venture back xnto the halls we hear what sounds to be at a distance, the rat a tat tat of a machxne gun, but as we turn a corner we see Myrnalee jayne and Allen Mxller lxvxng up to their name of most talkatwe Further down the hall xt looks as xf a beacon IS blmkmg on and off but as we approach we see xt IS Barbara Herzberg blmkxng one of her blg blue eyes at all the boys ln general Beside of her Herbert Flmt IS lmxlmg broadly at the gxrls You can t fall to remember the personalztxes of Phxllxp Rxchardson and Luanne Wxllxams fvoted most popular, as they oblxgngly remxnd us of our class motto Onward IS our Alm And last remembering our olhcers who carrxed on our busxness so well 111 our first year of high School Phxlllp Rxchardson Presxdent, Barbara Herzberg Vxce Presxdent Mary Bechtol, Secretary and Klm Rutter Treasurer, all wearmg a rose and our class colors blue and whlte Now we must return to our I6 kxds and tumbled down shacks AMEN 8 -A W '5 ., 5 ,Q C? ft 9 ' I G A - L E , S' ,gp Q' I 7' . f" I a w., I5 I ,,,t . gt 1 X I , w X A -.uw Nfl II x n 4 , . , tf"-- fs- ' X ' : . . 61 7, Huh Giang ch 1 skjl 5 4 xr-,,, GR ,i x .7 lx 0. g ' MYRON BASOM CAROLYN BERGMAN -an PAT BUNTON BOB COLLETT M' Q 5 A STEVE ELEK -IACK FRANSTEAD . wwf: -WWW' DARELL BLAKEMAN RMI-IMARY CREERY JIM GAUNT B GOODBANU HARRLET GUTCHESS -IERRY HILTON 10 TOM BROW ER 3 i ' CHUCK DALTON DON GIBBONS MARILYN HOWARD CLARENCE BROWN DOLORES EDINGTON RAYMOND GIER RICHARD -IAYNE 'K - - ,' R. 4 ' ' , A 3 .,- , .Sw 7 G JA A l Q, .1 - , ' M R .4 A r K 1 A .f D 'T , W ' ,-5 M . 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MR GXDRICH MR SMITH bophomore Class of 1950 The Sophomore class of 1950 IS progressmg very well under the guldance of Mr Goodrich and Mr Srrnth our advlsors Our ofhcers are President, jolux Rxchardson Vzce Preszdent Rachel Ray, Secretary, Mary jane Ready Treasurer, Max Luce and Student Councll members Clara Phllllps Myron Basom and Don Gibbons Wlth the Ropes of the Past we w1l1 Rmg the Bells of the Future , was chosen as our motto Maroon and gray are our colors and the Amerlcan Beauty Rose IS our flower We found that Dolores Edmgton and Myron Basom would be the ones most llkely to succeed Rosemary Creery and Myron Basom are looklng thelr best now for they were chosen best lookmg but janet johns and Albert Tatman are still hlgh mn popularlty Not much chance to talk when you are around Mary jane Ready and Frank Parkmson Whlle Carolyn Bergman and jim Gaunt are pestermg the class Marxlyn Wangerow and Calvin Myers spend thelr t1me fllrtmg, but Harrlet Gutchess and Wallace Wlndle are spendlng their time studylng The Varszty Cheerleaders are all Sophomores joyce Marks Clara Phllllps, Rosemary Creery and janet johns janet was also a carnlval queen candxdate By the class edxtor janet johns l2 -. it 5' rx ,I ,a 'xr' ' is-3 N , A gr .Y ch . Q? E1 55 iw ., 1 . Aly. J ' . 3 . ' ' . ' : . . s . - . , I I . . , . li . . . ll , . . . . . . Y : , A fy, 5-2- -? if sa 1 lif- MRS RICHARDSON DELAND jlM Presxdent He wxll talk ye gods how he will WAT TS JEAN 1 ,f-V What Ho' A real gxrl and an athlete PATTON SHIRLEY Secretary Dxd you ever see A dream walkxng 9 14 BECHTOL ,IANE Treasurer li men prefer blonds seek no further MRS WATERS ADAMS CHARLES And stxll they gazed and yet the wonder grew that one bxg head so lxttle knew GERTRUDE DONEY Don t turn sldewlse we mxght not see you T ADKINS OGDEN Gods gift to women :NVQ BLOSSOM LOLA All her wa s y are ways of pleasantnes 5 BEAUDOIN GERELDINE Oh' Gee, Oh' Gosh ' -1- CAMPBELL. BRUCE Go your way, women l m busy DALTON JAC K A soap box orator wxth plenty of words DAY MARCIA Not that I study less but I love fun more 15 BOWEN TOM Worry and I have never met BROWN ANITA Hold the fort l'm coming! fy. J v 'HY , if I. . ' . , I X V 0 , x 1 - . I Hg A - ' - .L I O O go , f' H fl? 5 'A do . Q 2 1 A g ,ee,e f ' - 42 Ii A :lg , . HAWVER CHARLES A tall fx-lend and fnendly clear through -4 ""'2? ,IAYNE CONNIE So Rare HECKAMAN MAX All all-round good fellow me KENDALL, VERNEAL A Jolly girl rhucked lull of fun HERR DONNA A cheerful Muss and jolly company ,4 LATSON SHIRLEY A modest Womgn 17 HULBER -IOAN Oh how I hate to get up rn the morning LUCE, MARILYN A safe companxon and easy friend IVERSON, EARL I ll make myself famous -al PATTON TCAA There hes a heal, of devxllry benealn thls mxld exterior -aft fr . , 1 5 ku, I I as 7' fa ' F' j n 3 ff' av 'T 2. f -f Q , 1 of -2 . .V V 3. I- i ll, in Hi' -1 'Q '. ' Avi f f . P eg!! Q e' ' Ii' .fig RAY CHARLES A likeable sort RAY DONALD Nature Boy RAY BARBARA You talk too much ,wif ROKBA DORTHA Reserved PRESTON .IIM So much talk so lxttle said if no .aa at Q? RUTAN LEEARL Sometime! lsxt and think lometxmes I just sit 18 PIERCE FRED He :sn t the roaring s how mg kmd SCHRUMPF' LARRY Love makes the world go round PHILLIPS, TED No sxnner yet no suxnt, perhaps, but well, the very best chaps of SLAYTON SUZANNE 1 A modest muden w deep thoughts th ' ' 1 'QS o 1 R' ' f i O jg 1 ' .- -sr 1 ee' f ' .xo I " -ay 5' I .V '1 if s 5, ,V k R aj . 4 ' . 2 , , . 4 A -- , , - I V R R ' f ii2f7i,, 3 H ? .W37"'1f:n4. ff f gf ' I 1? STANCLIFF MELVA A worthy friend and student VREELAND RONALD A man of silence man of sense WYCKOFF DKIWNA Don t ld your Itudxes interfere vlih your hxgh school education ...Q f WYMER BARBARA Her carefree dlsposxtlon xs advertised by her cheerful smile Every man IS best known hxmself l IT RATCLIFF ROBERT A qnuet man but quzte man jumor poem To all young people thls day must come, Books to buy and new clothes to wear The bus wxll come mn an hour or so, For 1ts off to school we all wall go Here we are, tis school at last We all wzll be glad when the year is past Mrs Rxchardson and Mrs Waters, are class advzsers To thxs exceptzonal class of fifty one Trymg to study are Shxrley Patton and Charles Ray, Most studlous of all from September, tlll May Over xn the corner above all the rest, You can hear Fuller and Adams our class pests Donna Herr and Don Gler are combmg the1r haxr, Best looking of all, they make a good paxr Preston and Stanclxff most lxkely to suceed, More people hke these the school does need Day and DeLand most popular of all, They have frxends from fall txll fall Fllber and Adkms, who flxrt all the tzme Romeo and Juliet couldn t have done better Marlon Fuller and Don Ray wxth thexr tongues contxnuously Wdgglllg , Yet wlthm thexr studies they are not laggxng I9 4 T . 3 I ' 1 ' a ' . .5 V' ' '- .JQ ' 17' 1, , . '. I - . All .3 S2 . . 2 0 J' I A YOTHER. LEYTIORD -. . 'gf 7 . .Ak K 1 , -W ' Q 11. I . :ily il: n . 1 A ' . I . I o . o ' 5 ll ,U 'Q . . . . D . s ai '99-4' Lk 1-...,,,,-.N ff-xr Mx JOE RICHARDSON 'You re a lucky guy Basketball I Treasurer 3 4 Track LDUANNE FELLDWS looser or later comes to all who work ad wish. Annual 3-4, Play 3, Band 2 3-4, Chorus 3 4 Jmusrm 'Hhcyeltpelkione lgnsgglelllfltlkfn Alllllllz Bllitku l 2 3 Blseblul 23-4 4 MR HUGH HOWLAND There you go, uztmg luke bds again The best class advisor A class ever had BEVERLY BROWN A liitle Indy no bigger than a whisper Student councxl 2 3 Band 1 2 4 Play 3 Class President-4 F H A 1 Z, Chorus 1 Z 3-4 Basketball Z NANCY AIKEN Able and active vtth brams a posse, she does a lot vxthoui much none Band l 2 3-4 F H A. 1 Z. Basketball 3 MIDGE COPPERNOLL How Som? Bad 3, I' H A. I MARILYN BASOV 'Nmdy-lhe and forty four one hundred per cert pure Band I Z 3-4 I' H. A. l Z Chorus Z 3-4 DELDRI-LS DUNHAM A dxmple an a girls cheek, makes a dent m a man s heart Student Council l Z Play 3 F H A. 1 Chorus 3 4 MARILYN BENJAMEN To judge the maxden you must know her GLENNA EAGY ' Like hi oh! so different Student Councxl 3-4 Annual 3 4 Band 123 Play3FHAl Cheerleader 3 Chorus Z Z3 CLAUDE CARRIS. Beware I may do some?-N118 sensational F F A zsqaukefbaulz Track 2 WANDA EARLEY 'Mila you Play 3, F H. A. 1 Basketball I, Chorus 3 4 . .. - , . .- ' ' ' a I 0 ' ' u . - , W n A, - . ll . ll . ll ll Chorus -Z-3-4. - ' , v I ll ' - . - -z, . I . I ll wiv , . . 1 N w I v . li . . . - I - - - - - . - . . . .- -z . - , - -3-4. BECKY HOLIFIELD l turn my bark on boys then lun batkward-i F H A. 3 4 Cheerleader 4 Basketball 4 BETTY KIRKBRIDB Winds may come and wmds may go but I blow an forever. ay-3 F. H. A. Chorusf3'-4. DARYLE HBSELSCHWERDT When joy and diy dash let duty go tn smash. ax 3 F F A. l Z Basketball l Z 3 4 :WR JIM JOHNSON There are two folks full of devlltry m both ' Play 3 Student Council 3-4, Basketball l li DON HARRIS Hu, Innocent look somewhat hxdes the dex llfl, un hxm Student Councll 3 4 ay 3, F F A Z 3 Basketball l Z 3 4 Baseball Z 3 4 T ark I Z 3 4 F AY FRASER Not too short not too tall, pretty and sweet and loved bv all Play 3 Chorus 3 BE'l'l Y HUDSON Charms may strike the Sight, but her ments nuns the soul. F H A. 5 Basketball 3 Chorus 3 4 HOMER HUFFMAN Don t take life too senous, you can t get out alive anyway. Play-3 F F. .-z- - Basketball-I-Z-3-4, Baseball- 1 -2- -4 Track-Z-3-4 DARRELL MARKS Girls he s not shy take l look lhensne a sigh. ay3,l-'FAL34 Basketball l Track 3 RICHARD RABY True to hxs word, his veork, has friends Play 3 F F A Z 3-4 Basketball l Z 3 4 Band l Z 3 4 Class Secretary 2 MAXINE MARKS, Sweeter than words can express Student Council 1 4 Band l Z 3-4, Play 3 FHA lZ34Chorus34 EUGENE RICHARDSON Shy F F A BONNIE MCECKEL H A 2 Chorus 3 CLYDE RCBENCRANCE The less you learn the less you luxe to forget ay 5 F F A. l Basketball l MEDDY PACIORLK l-hs words are lcv., but spoken with sense Annual-4, Play F A. Z 3 MARILYN RUTAN Men, don I bother her, she has uwdher trouble Louie Studen! Council Z 3 Band ' . ' 4,,yi52z- Pl - . . . - , , - ' A ll eg' F. . - - -4. II an . - .- - - L- , - L , "Homework" A F. . .' I- -3-4, 'V l , . 4 no - I U I U- - I - h Q --" - :us .. . ' .. I - - I l-Z-3, r. H. A.-I-Z-3-4. "So " . . .-1. Y F I 1 I n Pl '- , . . ' Z-J-4, Z5 KAY SPARLING G1 what mischief hides behmd those dark eyes BandlZ34,Play3,F H A Chorus l Z 3 4 ANICE SPENSER, Never a dull mdnent Band l 2 3-4 Play 3 F H A. l Z Basketball l 4 Jun!! nn: rea! men have ldtle to say Play 3 F r A. z 3-4 Basketball Z LDUISE RAY Her happy smile lights theworltl Fl'lA.lZ3 1 CAROLE SMITH "She can make sunshine on a cloudy fl!!- ll F. H. A.-1-z, xuskmull-z-3. Class Vice-Presidenh l. FLOYD SCHWICKERT Someday l'll do sometlung, bu wlnatllls, ldontlmow Play 3 MARY JO SECKINGER Her mnocent features are mxsclnefs mark Band l Z 3-4 Play 3 F H A. l Z,Chorus Z Basketball 2 3 34, JEANNE SPENSER l ve gd. my eyes on you Band l 2 Play 3, F ILA. l Z Basketball l 2 3 4 Chorus 3 4 U . . . . - li - - - -- '- . . .- -Z, fl f '- H, H - ' 4:5 FY ' . . n - M - . -- . - . u A ' H . - - - . - . I . . " ' 1 " . 1 P' .. ' , W t n u I ll -:G ' , 0 ' u - . - - , K ' 0 " " v , y .... D ll . . F! " - - .. 26 DQXEENE WEESNER 'To the shy belong 41937 P y-3 FHA.-I-2 IN MEMORIAM 'l'ohcmemoryo!Bill Boullny vholhllpdlb, l949,vedoliutq ills line. MARY WETHERBY lcouldbebetter lflwonld but it l lwful lonesome beiq good Annual 2-4 Bull l Z-4 Play3l'H.A.lZ Qoruall Chas President l BILL VII-IITEHBAD li silence is golden, he is vorlh A ton o! gold Class of 5 0 ochool began one autumn day, Thxs year 15 our last we all do pray The Semor session was all a flurry The bell wxll rmg and they all wlll hurry Nancy and joe to thelr studxes wzll go Dunham and Marks the very best looking They keep the ' love stew' hotly cooking Carole and Meddy most popular of all They have frlends from spring t11l fall Hudson and Raby most likely to succeed, More people like these we really do need jamce and Homer who fhrt all the time, Behmd the lockers they spend most of thezr time Spencer and Wxlllam who are the class pests Dull as they are, they bother the rest Sparhng and johnson from their mouth does come A continuous hnq, of plenty of nothmg And to this, the end, we say farewell, To a class who we dad know so well by Homer Huffman Z7 uns-r na' PEACE HARRYWILLIAMB Mucha!-nine oldpnh Plly 3 r r A. 1 za Track I 1. . . . . -,, f-,' 'f-1,.,, ! They're studious people we all do know. O 1 . D I . - I . . . . . . 'N ,Q WWW WWW 73, 544 eww Ldfheew-aJM1z.J The Lamps of the Years Cast a Warm Glow Rapxdly the star of the class of '50 xs disappearing beyond the horzzon, and w1th xt the memories and hxgh school lxfe of its members But let xt gleam for a moment on a morning four years ago Finally entering as hrgh school students stfll under the dxrectlon of our advisor Mr Hugh Howland, we were faced by more dlffxcult classes and new routme Like all green Freshmen, we found It hard to adjust ourselves to the new and dxfferent responsrblhtles we would have to undertake At last came our Sophomore year, and the thought that soon we would be upperclassmen What satlsfactxon to see the Freshlesu trying to adjust themselves as we had The classes were becommg more and more dxfficult wxth pesky angles and smelly dissected frogs and pickled pigs eyes holdmg the spothght As juniors we realized we had to start makxng money for our Semor trxp We held dances, sold candy and pop at basketball games as well as durmg noon hours Class ring measurements were taken and the realization that graduatlon was not too creased our excxtement We held it lh the school gym to begln a new precedent We put on the jumor play Everythxng on Ice The thrxll of our coming Semor year was suddenly dxmmed by the unexpected death of a good fnend and wonderful classmate B111 Bouldrey The apex of our high school lxfe was finally here, we were Senxors We said it over and over just to be sure xt was true The last s1x months began wxth the thrxll of Senior pxctures, no mxrades of photography were achleved, as yet, much to the dxsappozntment of some of the members Oh! We had a prevxew of the Cap and Gown Feehng lnvxtatxons were ordered and sent to all of our friends and relation spreadxng the glad news afar Practice for the class play was begun agam The hard work and great expectlon IS all 1n the past, but the empty feeling xn the pxt of our stomach when we appeared on stage, that memorable fxrst performance comes back as nf xt were only yesterday The junior and Senior banquet was held and was very much enjoyed by all Finally graduatzon the recexvmg of our dlplomas, of havmg our names read off as we proudly stand to let our frxends and relatwes see your last act as a hxgh school member Now we are ready for the partlng of the ways As our class motto says, To Strive to Seek, to Find, but not to Yield Z8 h V Q i . . WV far in the future became apparent. The responsibility of giving the junior and Senior banquet in- - Os - . li . . . . ll - Ci - . ll . ll . Class Wlll We, the members of the class of 50 of Napoleon Hlgh School, the city of Napoleon state ofM1ch1gan, bemg of feeble mlnds and pleasant memornes, do hereby make, pubhsh and declare this our last wxll and testament, hereby revoking all former wnlls, bequests and devlses of whatever nature by us made Nancy Aiken Her knowledge to Robert Ratclxffe Mary Secklnger Her car to Nancy Gaunt for transportatlon Marllyn Basom Her pure blonde haxr to proxy Mary Goodband Delores Dunham Her neatness to the Freshman glrls Louanne Fellows Her weight to Gert Doney Becky Hollfxeld Her attractxon of the opposlte sex to Marilyn Luce Rxchard Raby Hxs reverence to jlm Deland john Ray Hts red halr to green halred Carlene Tucker janlce Spencer Her collectlon of class rlngs school sweaters and I D bracelets to Mar cla Day jeanne Spencer Her ab1l1ty to be a B T O Bzg Txme Operator to Melva Stancllffe joe Rxchardson Hxs ablllty to keep hxs mouth shut to jack Dalton Maxme Marks Her ab1l1ty to keep her nose on her own szde of the fence to Mary jane Reddy Wanda Early Her ab1l1ty to keep her face strazght to Donna Herr B111 Whltehead I-hs quiet d1gn1ty to jlm Preston Darrell Marks I-hs abnhty to hang on to a g1rl frlend to Ogden Adkms jlm Meyer Hxs soft beautlful blue eyes to Tom Patton Beverly Brown Her suct1on wlth the teachers to Barbara Bruce Fay Fraser wllls herself to jack Franstead Homer Huffman Hls athletxc abxhty to Clarence Brown Carole Smlth Wills her horses to Ronme Vreeland so that lf hzs car doesn start m the mornmg, he wzll always have a way to school Loulse Ray Her engagement rmg to the junxor glrls to add to their collection Mxdge Coppernoll Her ablhty to keep her car on the road to joan Fllber Harry Wxlhams Hrs partys to Max Heckaman though we don t know what Harry wzll do wzthout them open, to Marxlyn Rutan Wills Loule to any glrl that thmks she can take hlm away from her jlm johnson wxlls hxs t1e wnth Meddy for thxrd place ln class marks to Raymond Gler Betty Klrkbrlde Her stubborness and determmatlon to jane Bechtol Bonme Moeckel Her ab1l1ty to get along wlth everyone to Shxrley Hansel Marllyn Benjamin Her abllzty to pass Economrcs and Government wlth her book the Semor class of 51 Don Harrls Hls ablllty to come ln e1ghth place ln state track meets to Tom Kendall Daryle Heselschwerdt Wzlls all has lzttle cows and chlcks to Robert Drummond Dorene Weesner Her qulet cackle to Shlrley Patton Mary Ella Wetherby Her ablllty to go on a dxet and st1ck to It to juamta Ehyart Floyd Schwexkert H1s qunet manner to john Rlchardson Clyde Rosencrance His sergeant ratmg to Eddxe Harrls to control Amta Meddy Paczorek I-hs abxhty to keep the annual gomg to Herble Moulton Kay Sparlmg Wxlls her ab1l1ty to get a Joke across to Mr Howland Glenna Mae Eagy Wllls her skxrts to jean Watts so she won t have to wear overalls Betty Hudson Wills her motto, Keep Smllmg to Conme jayne 29 . . a 1- , . .K I . , . - -- . . . - lt Junzor Class H :story Editor jane Bechtal As meek and t1m1d as httle Freshmen we sneaked m the back s1de doors of Napoleon I-hgh School The upperclassmen played their pranks and trucks on us but we soon dxstmgulshed ourselves When Hallo ween Carmval tnme came along the green' Freshmen came out on top wlth our contestant jane Bechtol bexng crowned Queen of the school Our Sophomore year was rather dead but after many va1n efforts we created some ways to xncrease the value of our money bag We contmued mfluencmg the other classes and teachers by takmg part ln all of the school act1v1t1es jumors Oh, at last! Our officers led us throughout the year with poxse and ab1l1ty mn our many act 1v1t1es They were Pres1dent,j1m De Land, V1ce Presldent, jean Watts Secretary, Shxrley Patton and Treasurer, jane Bechtol One of our most excltmg moments was the selection of our class rmgs wh1ch really made us feel as though we were gettmg just that much closer to graduatxon Some of our other doxngs were the jumor play, the jumor Semor Banquet, and of course we were honored to have our candxdate, Marcxa Day, be crowned Queen of Napoleon l-hgh School, at the Halloween Carmval To keep our money bag bulgmg, we sold candy, statlonery, metal sponges, and had a rummage sale We now feel that we are ready to start our Semor year wlth a b1g bang Class Prophecy Tune 10 years after graduation Plzfce The dark and dreary offzce of a fortune teller Mary jo Seckmger thought she would be a teacher, but I see she d1dn t get that far She IS lwmg on a small Nancy Alken was golng to be a nurse, but her brain was so overtaxed with knowledge that she IS now Inmate of Kalamazoo Harry Wzllzams xs now a bxg tlme operator, ln fact, so much so that he now resldes at Cooper St College jackson, Michigan jamce Spencer IS stzll collecting her famous sweaters, I D braclets and rxngs She has made such a good haul that she opened a store whxch IS running mn strxct competxon wxth Scnmgers at jackson Betty Kxrkbrzde 15 now a famous auctxoneer at Crenshaw s Lxvestock Barns Delores Dunham s beauty has won her fame and fortune and she has been pxctured in many of the famous magazmes as the famous 'Mrs Robert Asterbullt Lenhart Kay Sparlmg has carried out all her most determmed plans She has flmshed college and IS now raxsmg the famous Halcott football squad Glenna Mae Eagy s husband, jack, IS coaching The Halcott Eleven Glenna xs composmg the cheerxng sectzon Carole Smith d1dn't fxmsh college as she planned, she and Morris are married and raxsmg throughbreds Beverly Brown is busy teaching school and un her spare tlme she IS sellmg lmght fxxtures Mary Ella Wetherby has gone through college and has now settled down to be a doctors wxfe Jeanne Spencer has left Woolworth s and IS now a bar maid at Shores Homer Huffman s track runmng m school has helped hun m hls married hfe because he ms really makmg tracks now Dorene Weesner IS chief assistant to the keeper of the city dog pound All the lost dogs that aren t called for ln less than six days, she takes home wrth her She really has a house full 30 . . ll I - I: ri 54 B II . . . . ll - II I . - . . II - Il 0 Q . . 1 . ll a II . - I - . . farm outside of Clark Lake and raising sheep. . . . . . an . . 1 n I - I . - ' . u . n I . - It II . . - I . u I . . . . - . . . . 1 u 0 ' Richard Raby has completed h1s mmzstry tralmng and has now umted all his classmates ln Holy Matnmony Wanda Earleywxth her llttle tram of recruxts ns st1ll followmg the army around from coast to coast Becky I-lolzfleld xs travelmg wxth Barnum and Ba1ley c1rcus and has her own kzss booth Claude Carrns IS taken up hxs career wxth Charles Atlas and has at last made a man of h1mse1f Marilyn Basom IS makmg her debut as stand m for Beatrice Kay on vaudevllle Louanne Fellows has opened a wlde held as a commercial artzst Lounse Ray has now become fully acquamted wxth Home Economxcs and IS plannmg to follow Mrs Robb as a teacher joe Richardson IS stxll Ln Greece woomg all the Greeczan Godessess After fmlshmg her course with Power Modelmg School, Maxxne Marks now has her own agencymNew York Daryle I-Ieselschwerdt has taken over hls fathers busmess and IS makxng large proflts wzth john Deere Implements Fay Fraser 15 a busy lzttle woman ln her bungalow, applymg all the knowledge she acquzred in Home Makmg Marxlyn Benjamm has become a teacher, somethmg that surprlsed us all Bet she s not letting her puplls get away wlth the things she dld jxm Meyer IS ln the Major Leagues now, after getting out of the Marmes The Yankees slgned hxm up as their ace pitcher and he's really pxtchmg It around now Marilyn Rutan and Louie own thexr own lxttle A and P store and busmess IS really booming Betty Hudson has started up a chxldren s nursery She IS domg quxte well in It The kzds all thmk she tops Bonnie Moeckel and Darrell Marks have been mar:-led now for slx long and happy years They are still lzvlng in Napoleon and are stlll attendmg all the Plrate games C1Yde ROSCHCTB-DCB 1185 taken over BS Commander ln Chxef of the Army Now the members of the Semor Class of '50 won't have to worry about their sons bemg drafted Meddy Pacxorek IS running a 120 acre farm now He xs doxng rlght well wzth It too Floyd Schwexrkert IS head typlst at Consumers Power We d1dn't thmk he d ever make xt As for Bxll Whitehead, he hasn t saxd a word yet jxm johnson ns racmg cars on the lndxanapolls Speedway Hope he doesn t lose hxs head over xt john Ray owns half xnterest xn a gold mme Don t spread that around to the Semors, or poor john won t have a cent Eugene Richardson owns the other half interest 1n the gold mme The boys are really makxng the money Vhldred Coppernoll has just opened her Snappy Taxi Cab Service Don Harris IS in the Wxlds of Africa domg some game huntlng Always knew that his lxlung for shotguns would come ln mighty handy someday 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 Q a I . 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Q IIUQ' :K- llllx "..g ' " 'nil' MRS VIRGINIA RICHARDSON MRS INEZ ANDREWS - PROFESSOR KNOWLEDGE Student Counczl The ofhcers for the year of 1949 50 were Presldents Don Harrls, Marcia Day Vlce Presidents Glenna Eagy Maxme Marks Treasurer jlm johnson The Student Council purchases a candy cabmet to be used each year by the class that sells candy lt also sponsored noon shows for noon entertainment In the spring a puppet show was glven and lmpostor performed for entertainment for the hlgh school 36 - - . l O I O I , ' Secretarys . . . . . . . . Betty Dunham,joan Filber fm .A 'Ny ' Aix 5,1 'X 45-X m-., ff 1 T33 f 52 Ill 9,001 r4 5 Q WM. s fi? W fi, .QM +- , . . by 1 ' .L 1 , a f' . ' 3:f:f:f2:2:5i:f:Q:2:5.:.3-'Q,13?-231' LJ ' 'J' ' ' ki , ,... . 'Z-I-I-Z-Iiij'1u""'11 . P p V, , ,ig H-1-ge." -, -ff.-.-.-,Q - - ,a, ,f,1.f1.,. -1. 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Phillips B Burhan l-I flld D Gibbinl K.l-lnrris RESERVE BASKETBALL The reserve players have won 9 and lost 7 of their games this year They played the teachers whlch was then worst defeat They have won at least one game from whoever they played except Mlchlgan Center to whom they lost both games One of the most prospectmg player yron Basom broke h1s ankle over Chrlstmas vacatlon whlch was a great loss The reserves have some promzsmg players for the varsxty team next year 40 : : . , . . , . v . 7 - q a A n - 9 - I 0 1 - THIRD ll: J. Gsunt, B. Cullett, L. Vreeluzd, A. Tltmln, B. Addison, M. Balom. O I . . . .,-4 Baseball TY IX Loltollghl j khan Y Wilkenson j Meyer C Dalton E Iverson T Phxlhpl L.. 'nlkina ll. llnckimon D Harris 1105 K.l'ln.lver IL!-lnlmnn,D Gier C I-lnwver F Pierce H Burk F Parkuuon j Gnunt THIID IX H Flint T Kill B Cullett V Gibson A Tntmnn P Rlchnrdson K. Hnrrn D I-leselschwerd! BASEBALL Around 4-0 boys took part last fall m baseball practxce and mtra squad games took up most of the time We dld play three practlce games wmmng one Ken Harms IS one boy to watch m the future 41 Crossco u n try The crosscountry team won at Hastzngs, Albion, and state These are the best tzmes that they have run on the Wolf Lake course Huffman 10 21 Raby 10 53 Kendall 11 01, I-Iarrxs 11 20 Dalton 11.29, Fransted 11:35 Brown 11:37, Whxtehead 11:38, Ray 11:52, Masquedant 12:02, Burk 12:03, Boone 12:21, Fhnt 12:4-6, Hawver 13:05, Addison 14:23. The coach saxd, "The Freshmen boys are comxng up." Th e Freshmen team won a meet that they went to. 42 f', . X' K ,K.., ,,- " - ' .Q t M 'A ff 'Q . ' x 2 , ,Lg A 4 V - A 1 Q F , FN? . ,, f -' , .f Vg- V 3 , - 'J V 1, A . -.1 3 f , -w X I x. . , - ' ,Q 1. W , I . . ,- - 44' M-Q M-4.182 . ' 0 0 . . , . , I . I . . ' - 9 9 H Regular Cheerleaders llfl' 'PORIIII1' j joins R Creery C Phxllxps j Mu-ks Reserze Cheerleaders LIFTTOREHT B Dmhun I rfedCl'lCkl V Creery B Hlllowfield 43 Girls Basketball Team TI li Ldttokight V Creery U.jsyne B Dunham B.Hqer Mrs Williams L..Men1l C Burgmu B. Carroll, P Bilton. TIIRDII liyunr B Hsllovlfield j Spencer M Wsngzow j Marks j Pilber NOT PICTUIID Lol: Blossom 44 ' V : : . , . , . . , . , ' SEIU! MX: ll. Kllpp. R. Ray. R. Creesy. C. Phillips, H. Gntchen, j. johns. V. Walker. MX xr? -L S! - Q' 1 ' K 0 VX S in Z my ,,,..,..,,,....- if it 1 'sf :i,Y..,:aiu Junzor Play The junior class presented the play One Mad Nxght by james Reach on November 10 The cast was as follows Donald Cutter Wxng Luczlle Marcy Mrs Kluck Mrs Fmch Gertrude Fmch Depressxon Lady Macbeth Dr Hyde Pr1c111a Alden john Alden Dr Bunn Mr Burke Dan Slletto jack Dalton Ted Ph1111ps Barbara Huffman Barbara Wymer Marxlyn Luce Dortha Roosa Nancy Gaunt Shlrley Latson Max Heckaman joan F11ber Ogden Atkms Fred Plerce Ronald Vreeland Earl Iverson The dlrectors Mrs Waters and Mrs Rxchardson were presented wzth a corsage 46 b . M x M Q . ' Q", f PN . , - .,,, N . . . Q i Q , ' ' ' I , N ...M---emo Q . 6 , .J T .. 0 9 O . 1 Q ,. - Q a . . . 5 . Mfg-Q f . . Q n Q - . - 4 . . . ,Q ' M15 A-H Y Y -7: o n y n o s n s n 'bi n.-n'.....4nnn-an-:D o s 'tl '-ss - - We---nn , H 1' . ...ui- . - -In T X k 1 5 . . - , , I X . .. . ' O l I I 0 I I 0 O O rm X T ' :Q T ' I a u e u p a o u o u Q o Q u " ' , , .I X A ff' V I 1 -x- , - z ,Y , , . ,v , a- ' I ' , 1 ' iff! " n I .44 CW Annual Staff Edxtor in Chlef Meddy Paclorek Assxstant editor Marcla Day Class edztors Semor Mary Ella Wetherby jumor jane Bechtol Sophomore janet johns Clara Ph1111ps Freshman Louanne W1111ams Secretary Connle jayne Treasurer Donna Herr Advertxsmg Donna Herr, Marcxa Day, Glenna Eagy Mary Wetherby Meddy Pacxorek Plctures and Art Louanne Fellows Ronald Vreeland Sports edxtor Edwm Hess Organizations . . . Barbara Wymer Typists .... . Lola Blossom, Robert Drummond 47 l ai TY If FHA L08 to light M Wangero N Galant B Goodband T Gormley B Hager L.Marrill C Phillips C Doyle R Ray SEGGID ROW Patton P Adluns M Knapp j Enyart L Wxllxams V Walker R Creery l...Hawki.ns Frederxck. THIRD ROW Ready M Fuller B Bro er D Rxchardson M jayne T Pxttn-nan B Lane Kendall B Carroll FOURTH ROW Creery V Bland B Dunham I.. Blossom N Lane P Bunton M Howard Goodband FIFTH ROW M Marks C Bergman H Gutchen B Wymer Mrs Robb B Moeckel j jolml j Ma.:-lu FHA The F H A club elected thezr officers ux September They were as follows President Vice President Treasurer Secretary I-hstorlan Parllmentarzan Song Leader The program as October Z1 October ?8 November 19 December 15 january 24- February 15 March March April May Barbara Wymer Bonnie Moeckel janet Johns joyce Marks Maxine Marks Harrxet Guichess Carolyn Bergman follows, was very complete Formal lnltzation Penny Supper Boy and Girl Hop Chnstmas Party Daddy Date Night Valentme Party Teen Fashlons Mrs McGu1re State Conventlon Lanslng Style Show and Tea Electlon of officers and Installation 2 2. W,. 5- .1 gf , g . ,. ,. . 25. ,. ',. ,. .." ,. ,. , . L . : M. ,. ,. w,.' ,. ..' .. . V. .. . :V. ,. ,. .. ,. .. .. , M. . I Q no I- 1- u - n- 1- s O C I ill l l . I . Ili! O .1 . IO I . anus n OIC O ' . lil! I . . ' OOOUIIOOOCOOI . IOICCUIOOIIIOCU IIIIIOOIDIOIOCUO .. 'DOCIOIOOUCIOOODU ll 'I . UI I . OO I l oe I - asa s . " a . ea s . ' . I on A . on o . . ' FFA The new faculty advxser, Mr jump, was director of the F F this year. The oihcers were Pres1dent Vxce President Secretary Treasurer Reporter . . Sentinel TOP ROW Llf! to Rub! T Brower F D Gibbons M l' Plrkmson R Gxer Pierce SEGED ROW Bubom THIRD ROW -I' X Rlchard Raby Meddy Paclorek Homer Huffman Tom Bowen james johnson Eddie Harrls Hecknmen 0 Ackens L Yother E D Gier C Carrxs Iverson C Rey B Yother E Rlcherdson D Marks j Ray C Rosencrance D Ray Mr jump T Bowen E Harris H Huffman R Raby M Pacmrekj johnson C Adams -r-ww--un I DC at Q1 it TP QQ 'sl rr- 1 'ze 49 an 'Wits 4 l . . 4 ' . ' . .A. O I I Q U C C I I O I I O I I C I I I O I O . I : r M- . - . - . . . . . . , I . . .- S 1' 2 ' ff -. , rn 5, I Z I pl . f H: ls' 'Q' 'v - ' -' , ,IA 2 h if cl! Y-Ae.. .-.A l . Q, 1 V 1' . - T n, 3 3 R I 5, i'-E, V X ' I" 'K I ' K Y 4 In ' gu'l L' ' ' , 4 k 1 .- 2 1 , F 1, ' 4 f i I ' 'V' 1 If I 1 L . v ifre 1 ' . , Q., A -' '- .n .rw -'L , A Q. 1' ,' V' ,. , A C' R -" -is 1:7 Ei., ,Nw l mr- .I Jrljy W Band 1949 1950 was very generous to the Napoleon Band and 1ts director Mrs Bette Ett1g The band won a trophy at the Mzchlgan State Fazr at Detrozt, and a marchmg trophy at Charlotte They also won first d1v1s1on ratmg at the Tuhp Festlval at Holland, flrst at the dlstrlct contest at jackson, and second at the state contest The bands total earnxngs for the year was about flve hundred dollars w1th whxch they purchased a new bass horn and covers for the percussxon sectlon The band made an overr lght trlp to Detroit, played concerts at the Cascades, Charlotte, Napoleon, and Norvell durmg the summer months Mrs Ettlg wzshes to thank the Board of Educatlon the Band Mothers Club and the community for thexr generous help and support Q' v i.. ., Q., K, vm, ,,.. -- ,V-rf," . .' 4 ' 6 . , ' K- ' ' l 'nj' ' I fe ' ' ,L - 1 Z . 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Creery Fellows Phzllxps Ahrens 2 ' --3 -..5 Wx Thxrd row M Wangro j Sharp Knapp Ahrens B Haller Benjamxn Gaunt Fourth row M Seckxnger Fxlber N Axken Back row Herr Dunham Creery j Dahlem Second Row Collett A Tatman R Ruby j Dalton Putman Luce Brown Basom Addlson Wxlkenson Dalton Third row Green Walker Glbson Muller Marquenda Vrf-e land Day Fourth row C Shoemaker N Warner j Scovllle aa- W Qs is 51 gig WWW 4 45 Chorus TOP ROW Left to Rxght G Jarrett F Fraser JV Earley B Kxrk rx e Hudson M Luce L Pxttman L1 Doney M Ready B Brown SECOND ROW Lane D Roosa M Fuller S Hansel A Denny D Herr C Bergman B Herzberg Doyle L Merrxll THIRD ROW Edmgton B Wymer R Creery B Carroll M Busom M jayne B Hager S Mangus b d V Bland D Dunham Phxllxps L. Wxllmms j Enyart FOURTH ROW K.SpArl1ng N Axken M Coppernoll M Day,M Wlngerow H Gutchess L Fellows J jolu-u,j Marks M Seckxnger G Eagy M Wetherby The Semor I-hgh School Glrls Chorus IS composed of forty nme volces The chorus meets two twenty mmute per1ods a week The chorus 15 fortunate thls year 1n having several of glrls takmg vocal lessons The chorus partxcl pated ln the Chrxstmas Operetta, the Sprmg Band Concert, Baccalaureate, and sex eral school events The chorus IS mdebted to several churches for the use of tne whxte robes The chorus would have entered the Chorus Festxvals lf they had had themr own robes Mrs Bette Ettzg is the dlrector 52 ' .I , . K Q dry- E Kg wk A v- 4 .. F if. F. 0 Q- I 49' Q , . A ' 5 L x l ff F I - ' 4 ' A C t , , V . , a f .. . F 1 I l ' alle ll lyk k I to L .Q 45 ' t : B. A. :. . , .". ,'.'w. , .. I .. . I ..- ' . ' :N. , . , . , . ., . , . , . , . . C. . . '. : D. ' , . . . '. . , . , . f. . . . - ., C. , . ,. . Ll0I'ury The library was improved in many ways this year It was painted during the summer and the book cases rearranged to make more room Several new pieces of furniture were added Some of the old books were discarded and re- placed with new ones If the Senior students lack credits they are given the opportunity of working in the library to make up the credits This is done under the direction of Mrs Richardson During the summer the librarians made a trip to Detroit 35 I ,QQ A X-" ,Q sl' 53 'S xi -fprj, Q X RQK5 .niet 5 POL Bus System Bus servlce for the chlldren of our school began ln 1919 when flve nelghborlng dlstrxcts consolzdated mto one d1str1ct. Untll 1924 horse drawn vehlcles mcludxng slexghs were used. Then the dxstrlct bought the first motor buses, w1th wooden bodzes. In 1936 the school bought the fxrst bus wlth a steel body. W1th the exception of the war days, the school has constantly bullt up the fleet untzl xt now has 14 buses haulmg 700 pupxls. Mr. Oscar Plttenger IS bus manager. The buses cover over 350 mlles a day. 54 NAPOLEON RU Farnrzal Queen Hurray! For the juniors In two out of three of their years in high school their candidates for Carnival Queen were elected When they were bashful little greemes they surprised the whole school by winning the prize She was awarded with a bouquet of flowers and a rhinestone necklace The other three contestants recelved sxmilxar necklaces and each girl in the queen s court carried a nosegay of flowers The other three contestants were Maxine Marks, janet johns and Louanne Williams Glenna Eagy, Kay Sparling Gertude Doney Gloria Jarrett, Dovey Atkins, and jackie Schlee completed the queen s court . N . i 1 , Cl - ll A . . 1 election. Again this year they were victorious with Marcia Day as their ll - II . - . . v I . . , , . . , ' I , . - O , . 55 ' 4 41 s 'W X- "' Q-13 f- 'x ,440 1 nv 5?,Q A liz ...ll ffl 7 v-'S 45 ai, hun l 1 Gu nl' I' Alf." 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Charles K Wetherby Co Funeral D1rector Ambulance SGTVICQ Phone 36322 402 W1ldwood Ave Jackson M1Ch1gaH Congratulatlons to the Class of 56 Featurmg Short Orders Dmners McGr1ff s Ice Cream McGreff s Ice Creom Snyder's Barber Shop We Appremated Your Patronage Napoleon M1Ch1gaD Q I v . Q . . . , an ' U v X 6. B GROCERIFQ oneri 5 W Q is 'Xecgctdwcs Phone 'IE 1 9 1 N ipolcon Ninn JLD S GL LF QERX ICP Phone 021 'NT poleon Mich COHffI'2ltL11'lt1O 5 to the Seniuis of 1909 IIELD Q DEP ARTNIFNT STORI Jackson 'Vlichigan Compliments of SNIITH S CROCERX STORE 8. G XS ST -XTION R F D 6 Pnone 30026 Jackson Michigan Gr - 'CQ - .T1u.'- f A i' i 1 9 ,Y, X 2, . ' 'J L , A . ' ' T K + ' 'I Tire Repairing - Washing - Groasing -- Tires, Tubos and Batteries ' , a , Q' . 2, L ' 7 - ' 1 . li ,. ' S 'I 1 , I l r K . If I Y ' Q S .W i LT . . . 1 Y Comphmerts of PRXNK NEELY 8. SUN I umbor Co 11 Bulldyrs Qupphcs Phom 91 brooklxn Hun THRIFT QIIOI Du Clofxmng Shoo R pfnmng 129 S Jackson Jxmson Mun GLAQGOW S Hom Fmenolx Shoppmb Hoadquflrtcrs OI X11 'iour lNeed5 For A111 tho Famlly and Home Comphments of H XRRINGTONS Good Clothes or I'1ftx H 110 XX NI1ch1Qdn Aw Phone 2 1906 Jackson M1ch1g I 1 . - - z - ' W , 1 F H 3 ' ' 1 . 1' l '. . J 1 ' K - . 1 o " ' . 11 ' 1 . L x . A . Jacksons Home-Owned Quality Store Since 188-1 y H . T., . U c 'fi' 'I y nf' W 1 1 A ' 7 ' x 1 1' fl' " f 4' 'earsu " 1 ,' ' . f .J - . . t ' . - U " , 1 1 ' ' an Comnhments, of QT XR SANDSTONE CO Napoleon 'Xhcnlg n DONOHOF CHII ROI ET INC 130 Nlcnn St Phono 917 Cornphments of BILOOPILYN PASIILRIIYAD DXIR1 PRODLCTS B1 ooklyn YIICIIIU BROOKLYN FROZEN FOOD LOCRER INC Napoleon Nlxclngan I I IIA IT I' Av . .Tl , ' . ' -w . , I a T ' ' 4 T A J A J 7 A n I 1 " . ... L Brooklyn. Michigan , , 1 , . , , 1 Y - . L A A A ' L M ' ' . if' 'han V Y v , , v w 7 - - A . L I . 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