Nebraska City High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Nebraska City, NE)
- Class of 1949
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It was only through the efficient supervision and
guidance of the wagon masters that those prospec-
tors and adventurist of eighteen hundred and forty-
nine could accomplish what they set forth to do,
Had it not been for the leaders their mission would
Here in our school the superintendent, the prin-
cipal and the board of education have served us
faithfully as our wagon masters. They have con-
tributed much towards the opportunities of our re-
ceiving a better foundation of learning, and under-
standing the many great tasks that will present
themselves in the near future. We the members
of the student body, will always remember it as a
job well done.
Prin. Ely C. Feistner
BOARD OF EDUCATION
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The Senior Class of 49 is composed
of 80 members A number of out
standing honors have been earned by
various members Charles Montgom
ery won the only Outstanding
superior at the Rocky Mountain De
bate Contest over 400 students from
ten states At this same meet Vlctor
Gladstone and Charles were given the
award of outstanding team Mary
Ann Boerner won the state Good Cut
izenship Contest sponsored by the
D A R Roger Stuckenholtz made the
All State football team Rodger
Pntstick and Robert Gangel passed
examinations for the Naval R O T
C Other honors will be announced
at Graduation Exercises
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
President Dayton Murphy J
Vice President Bob Hoback
Secretary Tom Weekes
Treasurer Dick Clark
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This page is dedicated to Ted Kruger
and Donald Keys, inseparable Senior com-
panions, 'who were fatally injured in an
automobile accident September 10, 1948.
Ted was active both in Band and in the
photography for the annual. Don was a -xy
Boy Scout and a T. and I. student. Both
were affiliated with the National Guard
and worked at the local newspaper plant.
Happy-go-lucky George Abbott pushed his burly frame
through many a linesmen to help cop this year's Confer-
ence Title. George lettered in Football this season and is
a member of the Letterman's Club.
Active in Band and Choir is Harold Andrews. Partici-
pated in Band 2, 3 and 4 and lending his singing ability to
the choir during 2, 3, and 4, he is also a member of this
year's Mixed Octette. Harold devoted time and effort to
the '49 Pioneer.
Combining a variety of activities during his high-school
career, David Barnes played Tackle for the '48 season and
is now a new member of Letterman's Club. Active in
Track 3 and 4, Mixed Octette 4 and FFA 2, 3, and 4, this
blond-haired Iowan has a rollicking sense of humor.
Majoring in a secretarial course, Marilyn Baucke has
been a member of most of the school's organizations at
one time or another. Marilyn has been a member of
Choir 2, 3 and 4, and Girl's Sextette 3 and 4. She was a
class officer 3, volleyball 2, Dramatics 3 and 4, and Guid-
ance 3 and 4. Pep Club claimed her during 1 and 4. This
BRICE BELL, JR. GEORGE BILLINGSLY
JUNE BLEVINS MARY ANN BOERNER
TOM BOSWORTH ARDELL BREMER
cute brunette was also selected as this year's Carnival
GEORGE ABBOTT HAROLD ANDREWS
DAVID BARNES MARILYN BAUCKE
Brice Bell a carefree, happy fellow plans to be a theater
projectionist after completing high-school. We wish him
Answering to the nickname of Bungs, George Billingsley
is an active, alert young man. George plans to become a
Dark-haired, dark-eyed June Blevins has been active in
GAA throughout her high-school days, A member for
three years, she has also been an officer for two years.
Honey-blonde Mary Ann Boerner has taken part in
many activities during her three years here. A member
of the Otoean Staff 3 and 4, she was co-editor this year.
She also held position of Bookkeeper for the annual. A
member of Guidance 4, Pep Club 3 and 4, Cheerleader 3
and 4. She has also lent her voice to the choir during 2.
3 and 4, and is a member of the Girl's Octette, Mary Ann
has been in the upper 10 per cent of the class during
2 and 3, and was chosen 1949 Choir Sweetheart.
Actively associated with Band, Tom Bosworth has been
a member during 1, 2, 3 and 4. Participating in B Football
and intramurals, cheerful, cooperative Tom has been a
great asset to the Class of '49.
Slim, blonde Ardell Brenner has participated in Choir
during 1 and 4. Also a member of the Pep Club 2, this
striking girl was selected as NCH's 1948 Snow Queen.
Tall, active Dick Clark has carried our school colors
throughout the entire four years. Lettering in Football
during 2, 3 and 4, Basketball 3 and 4, Track 2, 3 and 4,
the Letterman's Club has also claimed his membership.
A class officer for four years and Guidance 3 and 4, hand-
some Dick has contributed much time and effort to pro-
moting the glory of NCHS.
Petite, blonde Sherry Clites has held membership in
many of the school's organizations. A member of Pep
Club 1 and 4, Guidance 4, and Volleyball 2, 3, and 4, Sherry
has also been on the Otoean Staff during 2, 3, and 4, and
was co-editor this year. This zestful, energetic Miss was
also one of NCI-IS's 1948 representatives at Girl's State.
Small, but aggressive Eugene Cody was Student Man-
ager during 2, Upper 10 per cent 1, and a class officer 1.
Lending his talents to the Otoean 3 and Letterman's Club
2, 3, and 4, Cody is sure to be found where there is any
Quiet, dark Darrell Cottingham has been a choir mem-
ber during 3 and 4 and active in Intramural. Majoring in
debate this year, Darrell is also a member of the National
BOB CRATES TOM CRUICKSHANK
CHARLOTTE DISHONG JACK DISHONG
DICK CLARK SHERRY CLITES
EUGENE CODY DARRELL COTTINGHAM
Tall, angular Bob Crates is the crack photographer of
the Otoean and Yearbook staff. Transferred from Kansas
City, this lanky fellow was active in varsity football this
season. Always on the go, Bob is rarely seen not chewing
Shy, pleasant Tom Crulckshank has been active in In-
tramural Basketball. He played football for the Reserves
during 3 and 4.
Slender, friendly Charlotte Dishong has been very ac-
tive in girl's athletics during the four years. A member
of GAA during 2, 3, and 4, and Volleyball 3 and 4, Charlotte
also found time to be a member of Pep Club during 2, 3,
and 4. Choir claimed her during 2.
Likable, cheerful Jack Dishong was active in Track 2
and 3. A relay star, Jack will work after receiving his
Donald Dixon, an ardent sportsman is quiet, and re-
served. He plans to work after completing his education.
Handsome, witty Bob Dore has given most of his extra-
curricular time to athletics. Seeing Football action during
3 and 4 Basketball 4, Bob was elevated to the Letter-
man's Club this year. This friendly chap was also out
for Track in 3.
Robert Duncan's schedule was kept filled by his FFA
duties. Quiet, shy Bob was a member of this organization
during all four years.
A combination of Choir and FFA claimed most of Jerry
Dyer's leisure time. Impish, dependable Jerry has been
associated with choir 2, 3, and 4, and FFA 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Friendly, unassuming Donald Ehlers also majored in
FFA throughout high-school. Active in FFA in 1, 2, 3, and
4, adept Don has gained many friends because of his
pleasant attitude toward people and life.
BOB EMSHOFF MARILYN ENGH
CLARENCE ESSER EUSTELLA ESSER
PAT FLEMING ROGER FOX
BOB DORE ROBERT DUNCAN
JERRY DYER DONALD EHLERS
Quiet, studious Bob Emshoff has been active in farming
all through high-school. Majoring in agriculture this year,
Bob plans to farm after graduation.
Small, blonde Marilyn Engh has lent her singing talent
to the Choir 2, 3, and 4. and Girl's Sextette 4. Attending
Girlls State last year and ranking in the upper 10 per
cent 1, 2, and 3. Marilyn was also Secretary of the Pep
Club this year. Attractive Marilyn plans to enter nursing
Tall, likable Clarence Esser has majored in Shop and
is interested in mechanics. Clarence has a remarkable
talent for mechanical devices.
Blonde, talkative Eustella Esser participated in Choir
2, and Pep Club 3. Working at a local theater after
school, this happy, charming girl was active on the Otoean
Staff 3 and 4.
Pat Fleming was kept busy by various activities. Pep
Club claimed her 1, 2, and 3. Active in GAA during 1, 2,
3, and 4, Volleyball 3 and 4. This small, pretty brunette
was also a member of this year's Guidance Council.
Quiet, co-operative Roger Fox majored in FFA during
all four years. This tall, friendly fellow plans to farm
Another Future Farmer. active Bill Francois also made
farming his high-school career. FFA claimed his spare
time all four years.
Versatille, dependable Richard Gamlin has been a
member of the Band during 1. 2. 3. and 4. Dick also play-
ed Football the past season. Full of fun and hard work
sum up his traits.
An excellent leader, Bob G-angel was elected to National
Honor Society during 3. Playing Football and Basketball
4, Bob is also a member of the Letterman's Club
and Guidance Council. Cheerful and co-operative, he
has lent his vocal chords to the Bass Section of the Choir
3 and 4.
Enthusiastic, cute Mary Jo Gaskill has combined various
activities to add to her 'memory bo0k'. Volleyball attract-
ed her 3 and 4. GAA 1, 2, and 3, and Pep Club 4. Gifted
with a beautiful voice, Mary Jo has been a Choir member
during 2, 3, and 4, and is also a soloist.
ANNA GAWART KENNETH GILSON
VICTOR GLADSTONE BARBARA GRUNDMAN
ALLEN HENG RUTH ANN HENG
BILL FRANCOIS RICHARD GAMLIN
BOB GANGEL MARY JO GASKILL
Aimable Anna Gawart has been a member of GGA dur-
ing all four years. Pep Club 2 and 3, Volleyball 3 and 4,
and Guidance 3, comprise the extra-curricular activities
of this likable girl.
Handsome, dark Kenneth Gilson has given freely of his
time to aid anyone who called upon him. Kenny played
Football and has been active in Choir 2, 3, and 4.
Adept at science and math, Victor Gladstone was se-
lected to National Honor Society during 3. A vigor-
ous Debater 3 and 4, and a member of the National For-
ensic League, Victor has been in the upper 10 per cent 1.
2, and 3. He is also a member of the Guidance Council.
Beautiful Barbara Grundman has been very busy dur-
ing high-school. Associated with Choir 1, 2, 3, and 4, up-
per 10 per cent 1 and 3, Pep Club 1 and 4, cheerleader 2,
3, and 4, this charming brunette was also elected to Na-
tional Honor Society during 3. A Class Officer 1, 2, and 3.
'Bobbie' has been on Guidance 3 and 4.
Quiet Allen Heng plans to farm in the future. Active in
FFA 1, 2, 3, and 4 pleasant Allan was in the upper 10 per
cent 1 and 2.
Ruth Ann Heng is one of those 'rare personsf. Always
willing' to help whenever needed, this happy blonde plans
to work after graduation.
Answering to 'Lu', Lois Heniger has devoted much
time and effort to the Annual 3 and 4, being Junior Editor
and Photography Editor, respectively. A member of
Guidance 4, Choir 4, and Pep Club 4, attractive Lois plans
to continue her schooling upon graduation.
Blonde, vivacious Mary Hinrichs was Editor-in-Chief for
the '49 Pioneer. Serving as Junior Editor 3, in Band 1,
2, 3, and 4, Choir 2, 3, and 4, Octet 4, and Guidance 4,
charming Mary was also elected to National Honor Society
3. She has been in the upper 10 per cent of the class dur-
ing 1, 2, and 3.
Tall, handsome Bob Hoback has been a member of the
Letterman's Club for four years. Playing Football 2, 3, and
4, Basketball 3 and 4, Bob also was a track man during
l, 2, 3, and 4. A Class Officer 4, Choir 2, 3, and 4, B0y's
State 3. and Guidance Council 4 complete his crammed
Short, attractive Dolores Hoyle has been associated
with the Otvean 2, 3. and 4. Also aiding on Yearbook 4
and known for her vim and vigor, this girl is sure to lead
a successful life.
JANET JANES MERCEDES KRAMER
JEAN KREIFELS JOYCE KREIFELS
EVELYN KUHLMAN EUGENE LECHNER
LOIS HENIGER MARY HINRICHS
BOB HOBACK DOLORES HOYLE
Reserved, cute Janet Janes came here from Junction
City, Kansas. A member of Choir 3 and 4, Janet has
majored in a secretarial course and plans a career along
Slim, pretty Mercedes Kramer has wavered to athletics.
Volleyball has claimed her all four years and GAA l. Gift-
ed With a wonderful personality 'Merc' has lent her voice
to Choir during 2, 3, and 4.
Combining forces here, we pause to enumerate on Jean
Kreifels. Having an almost identical twin has added to
her zestful attitude, this spicy blonde plans to be a sec-
, retary after graduation.
Not to be outdone by her twin, Joyce Kreifels has also
concentrated on becoming a secretary, Peppy, co-oper-
ative Joyce should go far in the world. Best of luck to
Tall, dependable Evelyn Kuhlman was a member of
this year's Band, Ranking in the upper 10 per cent l and
2, charming Ex elyn plans to become a nurse.
Eugene Lechner, both likable and helpful, belonged to
FFA l, 2. 3. and 4, and Choir 4. He is undecided as to his
Cheerful Wanda LeCure has been in Choir 2, 3 and 4.
A member of the Pep Club 1, this pretty brunette plans to
be an office worker.
Being both versatile and witty, John Marks has a splendid
school record. Attending Boys' State 3, John has been
a member of the Lettermans Club 2, 3 and 4. Choir
claimed him 4 and debate 3. Ranking in upper 10 per
cent 1, 2 and 3, John is also a member of National Forensic
Curly-haired Jack McNeel has been kept active by Band
1, 2, 3 and 4, and Choir 1, 2, 3 and 43 Pep Band 2. 3 and
4. A member of Guidance Council 3 and 4, handsome
Jack was Art Editor on this year's annual.
Adept at acting, curly-headed Richard Mead kept the
audience in stitches with his fine performance in '48 Junior
Class Play. Dick also played B Football.
ROBERT MEAD BETTY MILLET
CHAS. MONTGOMERY D. J. MURPHY JR
MARJORIE PETERS JOHN PETERSON
WANDA LE CURE JOHN MARKS
JACK MCNEEL RICHARD MEAD
Tall, husky Robert Mead was active in FFA 1, 2, 3 and
4. Bob also played football during 3 and 4 and was a
member of Letterman's Club 3 and 4.
Light-brown-haired Betty Millet has devoted her time
to prepare for a teaching career. Cute Betty plans to
teach country-school next fall.
Good-looking Charles Montgomery has played the drum
for the Band 1, 2, 3 and 4. A member of Choir 4, Guid-
ance 4, Debate 3 and 4, vigorous 'Charlie' was also head-
cheerleader this year. In addition, the National Forensic
League has claimed him during 3 and 4.
Handsome, agile D. J. Murphy, Jr., has been a class of-
ficer all four years. A four-year member of the
Letterman's Club, 'Murph's' athletic career includes
Football 2, 3 and 4, Basketball 3, and Track 1,
2, 3, and 4. A member of National Honor Society 3,
upper 10 per cent 1, and holding important positions
on Otoean Staff 2, 3, and 4, have kept this attractive fellow
Perserving Marjorie Peters has been a conscientious
debater during 3 and 4.A member of the National Forensic
League. Dramatics 3 and 4, and upper 10 per cent 2,
Marjorie is always willing to assist when needed.
Clever, nice-looking John Peterson has been a member
of the Lettern1an's Club all four years. Participating in
FFA 1 and 2, Track 1, 2, 3, and 4. Football 4 and Otoean
2. 3, and 4. John plans to be a mortician.
Captivating Rodger Pitstick's name is often to be found
on the school's Honor Roll. Playing Football 4, Track 3,
Choir 2, 3, and 4, Boys Octette 4, upper 10 per cent 1, 2,
and 3, and Letterman's Club 4, 'Rodge' was also a class
oficer 2. Dramatics claimed him 1, 3, and 4.
Sparkling, pert Jo Ann Placek has been a member of
Choir 2 and 4, and Pep Club 4. This brunette has majored
in a secretarial course.
A mid-year graduate Carol Pope Roddy is both efficient
and industrious. A member of GAA 2, 3, and 4, and Pep
Club 3, we wish her the best of luck.
Small, sweet Alberta Printz has been active in Band 2,
3, and 4, and Choir 2, 3, and 4.
BETTY PRINTZ MARY ANN SCHOMERUS
SHIRLEY SHARP DON SHERIDAN
HAROLD SPEAKMAN JEANETTE STOCKER
RODGER PITSITICK JO ANN PLACEK
CAROL POPE RODDY ALBERTA PRINTZ
Planning on a teaching career, attractive Betty Printz
has been a member of NCHS Choir during 2, 3, and 4.
Slender, magnanimous Mary Ann Schomerus has par-
ticipated in Choir 2, 3, and 4. She was also a member of
this year's Girls' Octette.
An ardent member of GAA 2, 3, and 4, and Pep Club 3.
Shirley Sharp also worked at a favorite hang-out of the
N. C. H. S. students after school.
Don 'Deedle' Sheridan was a trackman 2 and 3, Letter-
man's Club 2, 3, and 4, and Choir 3. Exciting Don was
employed at Woo1worth's under the T. and I. program.
Harold Speakman is an authoity on Home Permanents.
This curly-haired fellow likes to hunt and fish.
Good-natured Jeanette Stocker has been very active
throughout high-school. A member of Dramatics 3 and
4, Pep Club 1 and 4, and Yearbook 4. Jeanette's sunshiny
disposition has gained her many friends.
Slow and easy-going Allan Strange is a new member of
the Letterman's Club. Active in FFA 1, 2, 3, and 4 and
Football 4, 'Allie' plans to work after graduation.
"Smooth," describes lanky Roger Stukenholtz. An active
athlete. 'Stuk' was a member of the All-State Football
Team this year. Active in Debate 4, Football 3 and 4,
Basketball 3 and 4. Letterman's Club 3 and 4, and
Choir 2 and 4, attractive Stukenholtz was also a four-year
member of FFA.
Small, muscular Rollan Stukenholtz claimed member-
ship in Football 4, FFA 1, 2, 3, and 4, Choir 2, 3, and 4,
Guidance 4 and Letterman's Club 4. Active 'Rollie' plans
Were. there, everywhere, is an accurate description of
Robert Trail. A member of FFA 1, 2. 3, and 4, and Choir
2 and 3, 'Bob' is known for his ability to converse.
NOEL TRIDLE FRIYTZ VOGES
EARL WEBB, JR. TOM WEEKES
NAOMI WIRTH BILL YOST
ALLAN STRANGE ROGER STUKENHOLTZ
ZOLLAN STUKENHOLTZ ROBERT TRAIL
Pert, Noel Tridle is also known as 'Queeniei Besides
being '48 Homecoming Queen, Noel belonged to Band 1,
2, 3, and 4, Choir 2, 3, and 4, GAA 1, Dramatics 4 and
Guidance 4. Amiable Noel plans to become a nurse.
Talented, sleek Fred Voges answers to the name of
'Fritz'. A member of Otoean 3 and 4, and Boy's Octette
4, 'Fritz' wants to attend art school.
Dependable Earl 'Buddy' Webb is going to Peru State
Teachers College where he plans to take up coaching.
Lacking in height but not in ability, jovial Tom Weekes
played Football 3 and 4. Basketball claimed him 3 and
4, Choir 2, 3, and 4, Letterman's Club 3 and 4, Guidance
4, and Class Officer 4. Popular Tom was chosen Choir
King for 1949.
Pretty, efficient Naomi Wirth has been a member of
Choir during 2, 3, and 4. Working at a local drug-store
part-time, Naomi is going into the secretarial field after
Quiet, smiling Bill Yost was active in Intramural Basket-
ball 1, 2, 3, and 4. Bill was one of the top scorers during
'48-'49 Intramural Season.
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Thus Jumor Class us composed of forty nune gurls and forty eught boys In the fall they gave
theur play The Nught of January 'I6th Thus was an unusual play un that ut had twenty sux
characters Funds from thus entertaunment wull be used to defray the expenses of the annual
Junuor Senuor Prom held un May Sunce a full time speech Instructor has been employed by the
Board of Educatuon members of the class take one seme ter of speech un the Junuor Year Rungs
ordered early un the fall made theur arruval un January These were un varuous suzes and colors of
gold and stones but all of the the same desugn Class members competed for top places un
musuc dramatucs and athletucs These wuth theur puctures are lusted un the varuous actuvutues
Perhaps the chuef hobby of the Class of 50 was the lead they took sponsorung after game n
formal dances un the Junuor Hugh Recreatuon Room
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fl' President .,.......... RONNIE RYDER
Vlce President CLAIRE CONLEY
Secretary JACKIE PICKERING
Treasurer LOU STEPHENSON
and twenty the largest class ln school Thus class has won highest honors several tnmes scho
lastlcally These honors have extended Into other fnelds as well Marcella Lollman and Pat
McMlllan quallfned for The Thesplan Society Pat also made the Debate Team Music ns one
of theur many flelds wlth more than twenty an the seventy piece hugh school band One third
of the mnety pnece robed chonr are 5lers
Several boys are rapldly approachlng the top In athletics Ronnie Ryder lettered In football
and basketball thus year
ln the Sophomore Class there are sixty-five girls and fifty-five boys, totaling one-hundred
Absent: Verlene Creek.
BACK ROW Left to right Roy Keith Bryant Bob Burden Carl Crouse Donald Dunlap Steve
Allee Ronald DeVorss Edward Bosworth Earl B1ere Bob Balfour
THIRD ROW Donna Dlllman Betty Boyd Mary Lee Campbell Mardella Chllders John
Crates Kenneth Courter James Butterbaugh B1llB1urnel Donald Borrall
SECOND ROW Laura Lee Bosworth Clalre Conley Vernus Abbott Bermce Dennis Lucllle
Cox Janet Baker
FIRST ROW Charlene Cook Betty Dlxon Frances Belre Patty Bell Barbara Balfour
THIRD ROW Left to nght R1chard Frederlck Alan Grauf Harold Harroun Charles Gess
Don Halle Aldean Grundman Jack Haupt
SECOND ROW Mary Frances Hanley Lucllle Glles Eleanor Gullllatt Mary Emshoff
Ellen Goff RhOblE Hauptman Mlna Haley Mary Lee Dunlap
FRONT ROW Illa Gawart Ida Graham Nadlne Frakes Pat ETWIH V1rg1n1a Hagar June
Gess Loretta Fenton Donna Esser
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THIRD ROW A J Jones Bllly M1ller Marlon Lechner Joan Leeper Dorls Herzog Warrel
McCowan Edvun Heng Floyd KIHDISOH Francls Mlllet
SECOND ROW Jeanette Lechner Patrlcxa McM1llen Coletta Lechner Dorrs Hoffman
Marllyn Lundln Marcella Lollman Thelma Horner Rlta Henlger
FIRST ROW Elxzabeth McCowan Lors Lathrop Joyce Kruger Barbara Lechner Maxxne
Helser Mary Hebard Jean Hxggms
BACK ROW Left to rxght Robert Peterson Jackle Prxest Ronny Ryder R1chard Whrted
Allen Schrerner Loran Patton Leo Maybee Thomas Sorensen Don Strlder Bob Reese
THIRD ROW Edvun Peters Rlchard Voges Marwlyn Ph1ll1ps Barbara Pope M1t1z1 Reese
Joan Spencer Mary Donna Wler Donna Stearns Charlxe Plckerlng
SECOND ROW Phyllls Voges Charlotte Rams Elxzabeth Mlller Jane Spencer Jacklyn
Plckerlng Ardell Wllhelm
FRONT ROW Darlene Rogers Joan Roach Shxrley Moore Mary Ann Moyer Lou Stephenson
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LARRY EMMONS ........... President
JOYCE FUNKE ......... Vice-President
CAROL GRUNDMAN ........ Secretary
CAROLYN CONKLING ....... Treasurer
FRESHMAN CLASS SPONSORS
O V Byers
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Leonard Kreufels Jack Golden
Home Room Offlcers reading left to rnght Slwlrley Home Room Offlcers reading left to right Janus
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1or1e Behrends Dorothy Glllxsple Dorothy Dlshong Rose Marle Cook Third row Shlrley Clark
Joan Connors VaDonna Compton Carol Broers Connle Bohl L1la Colhns Back row Mark Cor
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Mrs G1lberts Home Room Readmg from left to rlght Front row Beverly James Elleen Goff
IaVerne Paben Eleanor Moore Esther Myers VlCklC LeCure Second row Leonard Krelfels
Gordon Pllmore Rosemary Palnter Opal Hoback Betty Mulllgan Carol Ann Grundman Ralph
Peterson Jack Golden Ronald Helnke Back row Donald Glover Dean Lyon Jerry Nlday Jerry
Hall Arlen Grxepenstroh Don Kuhlman J1m Hart Chalmer Hawthorne
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The Otoean the fIrst hIgh school paper Issued
west of the MIssourI IS servIng ITS 28th year 'For the
student body of N C H
b .Q The paper tmanced entIrely by advertIsIng and
Qftlw Juglbpje staffed by hlgh school students IS publIshed seml
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Our paper IS a charter member of the Natlonal
BegInnIng and advanced Journallsm as well as
The Otoean IS supervIsed thIs year by Mrs Florence
Seated at the table are some advanced IournalIsts and theIr Instructor Mrs Florence Barta
They are readIng from left to rlght Junlor Murphy sports edutor Mary Ann Boerner Co edItor In
f'hIef Mrs Florence Barta Instructor Sherry ClItes Co edItor In ChIef Dolores Hoyle and Stan
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After having a very successful yearbook
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chedule lceepabove ore Sok a
for the year 1948, the class of '49 decided
to sponsor the project this year. This was
a huge responsibility for it not only en-
tailed the gigantic task of raising S2,000,
but the planning, writing, and photog-
raphy needed to be blended together to
achieve a smooth, complete picture history
of the year. Money was raised for the
PIONEER by selling magazine subscriptions
for the Curtis Publishing Company and by
giving the annual All-School Carnival on
November 12. Advertising also made up
a large percentage of the funds.
The theme, the hundredth anniversary
of the trek across Nebraska, was carried
out on the division pages by pen sketches
drawn by Jack McNeel. Under the very
able supervision of Mrs. Florence Barta,
the staff members worked together as a
team. No task was too great, no time too
limited, no responsibility too gigantic for
these untiring, faithful workers. Early
morning, noon, and night found them busy
in the Pioneer office or on the street collect-
ing ads or arranging for pictures to bring
enioyment to the readers of this year's
annual. Members of the staff are: Editor-
in-Chief, Mary Hinrichs, Business Manager,
Mary Ann Boerner, Art Editor, Jack McNeel,
and Photographer, Bob Crates. Almost all
of the Seniors and many underclassmen
contributed to the completion of our 1949
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king lo meefter school' 5 make ll"'5 Ye Boomer'
Wolf members 0 then time lok Y MGYY An? hs .lim
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Here are the "wheels" of the Pioneer Staff. They are
Lois Heniger, Photography Editor, Jack McNeel, Make Up
Editorp Mary Jane Hinrichs, Editor-in-Chief, and Mary
Ann Boerner, Bookkeeper.
Guidance Councils officers and Mrs. McGaffey meet to discuss plans for
College Day. They are reading from left to right: Barbara Grundman, Margie
Roser, Jim Lightbody, Mrs. McGaffey, Bob Gangel and Marilyn Baucke.
Expressing the men's point of view on the
Guidance Council are Stan Sipple, Charles
Peterson, Bob Pfann, Larry Emmons, Max
Kitzelman, and Ronny Ryder who were caught
in the midst of laying out some College Day
At the right are the members of
the Senior group of the Guidance
Council. They are planning College
Day. First row, Pat Fleming, Mary
Hinrichs, Jr. Murphy, Sherry Clites,
Lois Heniger. Second row, Mary Ann
Boerner, Noel Tridle, Tom Weekes,
Jack McNeel, Bob Hoback, Victor
Gladstone, Charles Montgomery, and
The NCHS Guidance Council who sponsors
the annual Career Conference and College Day,
serves as the final representative group for the
entire school. Members consist of class officers,
honor society members, Band, Choir, FFA, GAA,
Lettermens Club, and the Pep Club presidents
and the editors of the Otoean and Pioneer.
Mrs. Doris McGaffey is supervisor of all
guidance work in our high school.
Nebraska City High School was host to
Seniors from seven Otoe county high schools at
its third annual Career Conference, November
33. Career Conference is a cooperative effort
of school and community to focus attention on
career choice and career success.
Donial Kelly, is seen
showing a group of boys
his information fr o m
A group of students dis-
cussing the days activities.
Seated in the middle is
Helen Formanack from Saint
Joseph Hospital in Omaha,
showing material to those in-
terested in nursing.
Lydia Brancroff, Sec. of State Guidance Office, is
shown with a group of students discussing the oppor-
tunities of secretarial work.
Otoe County Seniors attended the second an-
nual College Day sponsored by N. C. H. S.
Guidance Council, February 23. College Day
was originated in order to acquaint the students
with training opportunities after high school.
Eighteen schools and hospitals sent representa-
Pictured at the extreme
left, being served tea, is
Donald Twiford, State Di-
rector of Guidance, he was
the principle speaker for
Miss Pete and the members ofthe F F A Quar
tet who are David Barnes Bill Schreiner Rollan
Stukenholtz and Jerry Dyer
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Mr. Sorensen instructs the senior class of F. F. A. boys.
Jerry Dyer is shown
above with his pig prolect
F. F. A. boys in N. C. H. S. number 69. Severin Sorensen, instructor, makes their projects
extremely interesting as well as instructive. This year to help earn money for their annual
vacation, they purchasd a popcorn machine. Boys sell pop corn at basketball games and
other activities. Bob Emshoff, Senior, won 'first in the district speech contest and will enter the
state meet. Other honors were as follows: Allan Schriener, red ribbon group with his prolect
Jerry Niday, white ribbon group in creed speaking, and the Officers, white ribbon group in
Approximately 300 guests
and members of our F. F. A.
chapter attended the annual
F. F. A. Banquet. Pictured to
the left are the boys with the
Nebraska City Business Men
who are their sponsors. These
men furnished money with
which the boys purchased gilts.
From these each boy raised
a litter of pigs, giving a butcher
pig to the Sponsor and a gilt to
another F. F. A. member.
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the efficient men Bob Tranl Bull Schremer Harold Kreufels Roger Stukenholtz Alvln Turner and
Ninth grade boys are busy Vernon Kreufels Edwun Heng
learning how to test mllk and Aldecm Gmndmcn and Carl
Krause are busy welding form
Mr Verne Jones of the Omaha Cold Storage meets with the F F A boys to study the
posslblluty of broader productuon
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Mom Barta herding home her boys
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busy on c five minute typing. Miss Coulter is running the stop
watch. ulll r X
"Deck the Hall" might well have been the theme
song of the Holiday Dance decoration committee
who planned the decorations for the gala Christ-
mas affair, Here the finishing touches are being
put on the stage.
Butch Place is running
Mr. Hoscher a little com-
petition in Geometry
class. Evidently he has
this problem all doped out
-or is he telling his
neighbor about last night?
Here's some N. C. H. S. biologists listening
intently to "Pop" Mcxiors' stories, which odd o
lot of color to their class.
You're clwoys sure to find the Shop Closses hord ot work.
Pictured here ore some students diligently f?J ot work on their
Mr. Arthur White, cz scientist,
finds his lost rodiur: in Rodger
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This scene in Mrs. Barta's
world history classes should be
familiar to everyone in N, C. H.
S. Heres an intelligent looking
Meet Tom Bosworth.
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M Stocxre N Trrtseh B Westf 11 Alto Clarrnet J Conners Oboe M Hrnrrchs Flute J Fullrrede N Stooker
N Trrdle Glockensperl C Conklrng Alto Sarcophones V Dennrston T Hebard E1 Herzog Y Kruger J McGaffes
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The Nebraska City High School Choir is the largest organization in our school, consisting
oflll members. Boys octette, girls octette, girls sextette and the mixed octette are chosen
from this mass choir. The annual Christmas Vespers, Spring Concert, and The VOCGl Clif1iC,
held under the direction of Mr. David Foltz of the University of Nebraska, were the outstand-
ing events presented by the group during the past year. To help pay choir expenses, they
sponsored four dime programs, which were offered to the school. Proceeds from the
programs helped considerably in paying for new music and other minor expenses. The
choir and its small groups also sang before many of the local and civic organizations upon
their request. Besides talking a prominent part in various School activities, eqgh year they por-
ticipated in the local and district music contest and regardless of the high competition, rated
well among the best.
Pictured above are the 1948-1949 choir
officers. Jim Lightbody, Treasurerg Marilyn
Baucke, Presidentg Jim Skinner, Secretary, and
Bob Hoback, Vice President.
Stanley Sipple and Marilyn Baucke
are shown during one of the Dime Pro-
grams which were given during the
Swinging their way through all the catchy
tunes were Barbara Grundman, Marilyn Engh,
Marilyn Baucke, Wandeen Hirst, Sally Ross, and
Norma Tritsch under the title of Girls Sextette.
Soprano l ........ ........ M ARY HINRICHS
Soprano II . .. MARY ANN SCHOMERUS
Alto I ..... . ........ NORMA LANDIS
Alto ll . .. ...... DONNA DEMING
Tenor l .. ... CHARLES PICKERING
Tenor ll .. .. . CHARLES PETERSON
Baritone . . .... STANLEY SIPPLE
Bass ............. ...... H AROLD ANDREWS
Bill Schreiner, David Barnes, Mary Jo Gaskill, Vera
Broers, Margaret Stowe, Jackie Pickering, Harold Andrews,
and Jerry Dyer blend their voices in the Mixed Octette.
An exciting event of the year in the choir organization was
the trial of Miss "Pete" vs. the W. Bfs. This society was formed
in 1946, organizing the Wonderful Basses of the N. C. H. S. Choir,
On one momentous day the basses created a trivial disturbance
which brought on the extraordinary trial. After the verdict of
"Gui1ty" was announced, the W. B.'s walked out. This first event
which was followed by a strike is shown above.
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Two members of the
Faculty, Supt. E. G. Light-
Carnival Queen Marilyn Baucke and Hobo body and Prin. Ely C.
Prince Jack McNeeI were crowned royalty for Feistner are caught enioy-
the Carnival. ing a vaudeville.
The second annual Carnival for the T949 Pioneer was held on the night of Friday, Nov. 5,
the proceeds amounted to 5200, which will be used to help finance the PIONEER. The highlight
of entertainment was the Den of Horrors from which emerged many frightened patrons. The
crowd also enjoyed the vaudeville acts, refreshments, and other concessions. The cooperation of
both faculty and students made this carnival possible.
Marilyn Baucke was honored at the Carnival during the coronation ceremony in which she was
crowned "Queen of the Carnival" by Jack McNeal, one of the PIONEER editors. Runner-ups for
Queen were Bobbie Grundman and Margie Roser. Below shows a snap of the large crowd and
two of the entertainers, Don Flau and Charles Peterson.
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Junior class president Junior Murphy, and senior class presi-
dent Curt Conley, pose with their partners Maralee Helfer and
Jane Borcherding respectively, at the Junior-Senior Prom of 1948.
Coolies Rita Heniger, Mary Donna Wier, and Mary Frances Hanley
add to the effect of the clever Chinese decorations.
Ray Bachman and his ten piece orchestra from Omaha furnished the dance music for 125
couples at the annual Junior-Senior Prom, Friday, May 7, in the Memorial Building.
The colors, Chinese pink and iade green, were used to carry out the Chinese theme. The
stage resembled a large Chinese temple with a gold buddha on either side of the door. Black
steps covered with white gardenias led down from the temple. Silver Chinese symbols were
mounted on the balcony which was covered with black paper. Above this was a canopy of
Chinese pink, white, and jade green. Colored lanterns furnished the light.
At nine o'clock Mary Donna Wier sounded the symbols which started the grand rnarch.
Two other coolies held open the doors of the temple as Junior Class President Dayton Murphy
and his partner, Maralee Helfer, led the procession followed by Curtis Conley, Senior Class
President, accompanied by .lane Borcherding.
Max Kitzelman and his
partner Barbara Westfall
standing by the mammoth
The annual Holiday Dance was
held December 20 with 75 couples
attending. Pick and His Tophat-
ters supplied the very well select
ed program ot music in the beau
titully lighted and picturesque as-
sembly room. Centered in the mid-
dle of the dance floor was a
large Christmas tree, trimmed with
streamers and icycles.
One ot the highlights was the
crowning of the Holiday Queen,
selected by the couples attending.
This year the young lady who
reigned over the dance was Miss
Ardell Bremer High School Senior.
She was crowned by Senior Presi-
dent Dayton Murphy, Jr.
Attendantg to the queen were:
Senior Misses Barbara Grund-
man, Mary Ann Boerner, Marilyn
Baucke, and Marilyn Enghp Junior
Misses Margie Roser and Margaret
Stoewe, Sophomore Misses Mary
Hebard and Claire Conley, Fresh-
man Misses Carol Grundman and
Senior President Jr. Murphy
and Queen Ardell Bremer
Another highlight was the singing of " 'Twas The Night
Before Christmas", given by a group of Junior and Sen-
ior choir members. This group was selected by Miss
Amelia Peterson, choir director, and accompanied by
Barbara Grundman. Also in the line of vocal music, Don
Flau, sang the "Serenade of the Bells", as a request.
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Tom Weekes and Mary Ann Boerner were presented as
King and Queen at the Valentine Dance, February 'I4 in the
Junior High Assembly.
February 14, in the Junior High Auditorium, Mary
Ann Boerner and Tom Weekes reigned as King and
Queen at the annual Choir Dance.
Red and white crepe streamers ending in a large
heart on the stage decorated the hall for the gala
event. Queen Mary Ann and King Tom stepped
from this heart and walked through a chain of daisies
held by the Choir members. Marilyn Baucke, Choir
President presented the royalty with their pins. Card
games, checkers, and dancing were enjoyed during
the evening by all those who attended.
Runners up for Queen were: Barbara Grundman,
Wanda LeCure, Marilyn Engh, and Margie Roser. Re-
maining candidates tor the Kingship were: Roger
Stuckenholtz, Jim Lightbody, Charlie Pickering, and
Pictured above are a few of the many couples who
attended the Victory Dance held March ll in the Junior
High Assembly. A variety of dances including the Broom
Dance and Whistle Dance were enjoyed by all those attend-
Shown above are some of the stu-
dents and factulty members who at-
tended the Valentine Dance. This is
an annual event sponsored by the
N. C. H. S. Choir.
Noel Tridle was chosen as the 1948 Homecoming
Queen. Due to the weather, the coronation took
place November 5 at the Homecoming Dance in the
Junior High Assembly. Left to right are: Phyllis
Heinke, Rita Heniger, Lou Stephenson Ckneelingl,
Queen Noel, Nancy Stooker, and Mary Hebard.
Years Ago a three act
comedy was chosen as the
Semor Class Play to be present
ed Aprnl 29 Thus play takes
place In 1913 In the small town
of Wollaston Massachusetts
Ruth Jones portrayed by
Marulyn Engh IS the leadlng
character un the play Ruth IS a
Rollan Stukenholtz IS practlcsng has Innes wnth the and of John
Marks and Marulyn Engh Other Important cast members not
pictured are Lots Hennger Marllyn Baucke Barbara Grundman
and Noel Trldle
teen ager whos ambutlon IS to be an actress Her father an old sea captam played by
Rodger Putstlck wants her to be a physical culture mstructor Other cast members mclude
Catherine Loss Henlger and Anna Marulyn Baucke as Ruths best gurl friends Annue Jones
Barbara Grundman Ruths worrisome mother Mr Bagley John Marks a Y M C A represen
tatlve Mass Glavm Noel Trldle a physlcal culture Instructor Mr Sparrow Rollan Stuckenholtz
and Fred Whntmarsh Charley Montgomery Under the dnrectnon of Mlss Marylounse Kennedy
and tudent dnrector Jeanette Stocker and with the assistance of the numerous committees we
are sure to have a successful Semor Play
These are after school practice shots as the play was presented
after the PIONEER was pnnted The above actors are readmg from left
to rught Rodger Pltstuck Marulyn Engh Charlie Montgomery and
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Jim Bischofg Prison Matron, Deloris Smithg Stenographer, Lorraine Rohseg
District Attorney Flint, Charles Petersong Judge Heath, Richard Rowen:
Mrs. Hutchins, Clara Greenrodg Clerk of the Court, Bob Pelsterg Flint's
secretary, Dona Hemphill: and Policeman, David Case.
The play characters who are not shown are: Merle Morrow as Elmer
Sweeney: Joan Leidigh as Jane Chandlerg Jim Skinner as Sigurd Jungquistg
and Jim Lightbody as a Policeman.
The Junior Class presented to the public for their approval
"Night of January Sixteenth" in the Senior High Auditorium,
November 19. This play was very unusual for a high school pro-
duction in two Ways. The play was centered around the court
room and all acts were parts of a trial. Another feature was the
large cast with twenty-six members.
Karen Andre tMary Ann Stoll? was on trial for murder. As
each witness testified the plot thickened. A jury was selected
from the audience. Opposing lawyers Flint 1Char1es Peterson?
and Stevens fTad Hammondh provided much merriment during
the questioning of the witnesses, especially when Mrs. John
Hutchins 4Clara Greenrodl, a negress, and later Roberta Van
Rensselaer tNorma Tritschm, a night club dancer, testified.
The play was coached by Miss Marylouise Kennedy, aided by
Stanley Sipple, student director. A large and enthusiastic audi-
ence attended. Proceeds were used to finance the Junior-Senior
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Here a small feud develops between Karen
Andre, Mary Ann Stoll: and Larry Regan.
Max Kitzelmang who are secret lovers. De-
fense Attorney Tad Hammond and his secre-
tary, Marcia Peterson, watch.
As Larry Regan, gangster, crashed into the court
tension heightened. Here is the scene with Larry
Regan, played by Max Kitzelmang the Bailiff by
Eugene Shirley, Defense Attorney Stevens by Tad
Hammond: Karen Andre by Mary Ann Stoll,
Judge Heath by Richard Roweng and District At-
torney Flint by Charles Peterson.
A few of the witnesses pose. They are:
Nancy Lee Faulkner, Martha Snyder: John
Graham Whitfiels, Bob Pfannp Magda Svenson,
Nancy Foutsg Homer Van Fleet, Verl Steins-
houerg Defense Attorney Stevens, Tad Ham-
mondg and Roberta Van Rensselar, Norma
Above are the top notch N. C. H. S. debators
who have mode a name for themselves this year.
Stan Sipple standing at the speakers rastrum
while debators and their coach Miss Marylouise
Kennedy fill in the background. Seated, left to
right are: Victor Gladstone, Charley Montgom-
ery, Marjorie Peters, and Pat McMillan. Stand-
ing are: Lorraine Rhose, Charlotte Dishong,
Darrel Cottingham, Dave Barnes, June Cook,
Miss Kennedy, Roger Stuckenholtz, and Rollan
Miss Marylouise Kennedy, Debate Coach,
gives her two top debators, Charlie Montgom-
ery and Victor Gladstone, good tips for future de-
bafe baffles' Debate and dramatics are comparatively new
subjects in N. C. H. S. Added to our high school cur-
riculum when Miss Marylouise Kennedy came here to
teach, they have both become much talked about sub-
, jects outside of school as well as in the classrooms.
Many top honors and ratings have been won by Ne-
braska City High School students under the very able
supervision and direction of Miss Kennedy.
The Debate and Dromatics Club under the supervision of their instructor, Miss Marylouise Kennedy, en-
tertained guests at their Christmas party in the Junior High Auditorium. Caught by the camera in the
midst of the holiday gaiety are the Thespians and their officers.
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Bob Dore .... . . .center
Tom Weekes .... . . .back
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Jim Lightbody .... .... b ack
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The 1948-49 Pioneer football team
coached by Dale Harvey had the most
successful season in Pioneer history. The
gridiron players finished the season with
a record of six wins, two losses. and one tie.
The Purple and Gold eleven came out on
top of the Southeast Conference with four
wins and one tie in conference battles.
The Pioneers were also rated as the fifth
team in the state, Lanky Roger Stucken-
holtz received the honor of being placed on
the World-Herald's All-State class B
team. Several other players received hon-
Coach Harvey's Pioneers were also the
dominating factor of the All-Conference
football team, picked by the coaches of the
schools of the conference, by placing five
members on the first team, four on the
second, and two honorable mention.
For the past eighteen years Nebraska
City has consistently fallen to the all-
mighty Falls City eleven. Our offensive
was touched off when Murphy intercepted
a short pass and ran eighty yards for a
touchdown. From then on to the final
gun it was all Neb. City.
Those who made the trip to Falls City.
last fall, experienced a much different
story as the boys literally romped over our
ancient foe of Conference Play.
The situation looks bad for Pilmore as two Benson players
close in fast for the tackle.
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Above is the B squad starting lineup for the Louisville game, Reading from left to right is Webb, Shirley, Kindred
Herman Ehlers, Hammond, Steinshauer. In the backfield is Pelster, McNee1, Burden, and Morrow.
N. C. RESERVES OPPONENTS V, A Misgfi
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6 . . . . .Lincoln Northeast 21 "lille 1
12 .. .. Auburn0
27 .. .. Syracuse 0
33 .. ..... .. Auburn 0
O ... ... Weeping Wafer 21
Two of this years student managers.
George Schweitzer and Bob Murphy. Not
pictured is Warren MeCowen.
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Jum Lnghtbody Tom Weekes
Coach Buzz Byers
Hans Gosch Ronny Ryder
The Pioneer basketball squad consisting of Tom
Weekes, Gordon Marts, Jim Lightbody, Roger Stuken-
holtz, Hans Gosch, Ronnie Ryder, Dick Clark, Bob Dore,
Bob Gangel, and Bob Hoback, captured the Southeast
Nebraska Conference Championship in basketball for
the first time in seventeen years. The Pioneers won
seven conference games and lost only one, that to a
strong Falls City crew. Six members of the 1948-49
basketball squad are Seniors, three are Juniors and
one a Sophomore.
Coach "Skeet" Chaloupka nine points each.
NEBRASKA CITY-16 LINCOLN CENTRAL-Sl
A spunky Nebraska City team held a tall Lincoln Central
quintet for one half. but could not match the pace of the
fast stepping Links in the second half to drop a one-sided
51-16 contest in the seasons opener. The Links could man-
age only 11-2 quarter lead. and a 20-6 half-time margin
amassing most of their points in the final stanza. Phil
Hall paced the Links with nine points with Joe Good setting
them up with his accurate pin-point passing, Jim Light-
body was the spark plug of the Pioneer crew, scoring five
NEBRASKA CITY-25 LINCOLN NORTHEAST-45
A smooth Lincoln Northeast aggregation flashed to an easy 45-25 conquest
of an out-classed but hard scrapping Pioneer quintet. After breaking an early
dead-lock. the Rockets surged ahead to take an 8-2 first stanza advantage and
were on the long end of a 16-7 count at the intermission. John Niderhaus paced
the Rocket scoring with 10 tallies. while Jim Lightbody collected 8 for the locals.
NEBRASKA CITY-23 OMAHA BENSON-44
The classy Benson Bunnies handed the Pioneers their third straight loss in
taking a 44-23 win on the Benson court. .The Pioneers scored but one fielder in
the first quarter to trail 2-16 at the quarter and 9-28 at the half-time margin.
The Purple and Gold quintet improved in the second half scoring 14 points to
the Bunnies 16. Hans Gosch, chunky Pioneer center, totaled 10 points to pace
the Pioneers. Hron and Pidersin shared scoring honors for the Bunnies with
NEBRASKA CITY 22 BEATRICE 28
A flghtlng Ploneer qulntet forced a determlned Be trice team Into an overtlme
perlod before droupmg 22 28 The Pxoneels tralled 5 7 at the quarter rallled to t1e
xt 9 all at the half and lead 18 15 gomg lnto the fourth Gordon Marts then came
through wlth a free throw to send the game 1nto an extra period Three quick fleld
goals by Beatrxce gave them the game Roger Stukenholtz spearheaded the P10
neer attack wlth exght po1nts
NEBRASKACITY 39 FAIRBURY 49
The Farlbury Jeffs handed the Ploneers the1r f1fth stra ght loss of the season
49 39 on the Jeff maples The Fa1rbury te m led all the way ahead 21 15 at the
rest perxod and 35 30 at the th1rd quarter mark The P1oneers scored the larger
amount of the1r po1nts agalnst the Falrbury seconds Jlm Llghtbody held scoreless
rn the precedlng game against Beatrice meshed the nets for 18 po1nts to led the
P oneer scorlng Dlck Anderson swlshed through 18 po1nts to pace Falrbury
NEBRASKA CITY 49 AUBURN 19
J1m Llghtbody poured ln 24 pomts to pace the Ploneers to an 1mpress1ve 49 19
vlctory over Auburn for thelr flrst w1n of the season The Ploneer offense clxcked
for the frrst tune as they ch lked up po1nt after po nt over the helpless Auburn f1Ve
NEBRASKA CITY 35 TECUMSEH 31
The Ploneers rallled ln the f1n l frame to overcome the Tecumseh lead for a
close 35 31 wln Thls was the Ploneers second stralght conference vlctory pushlng
them to the lead1ng posltxon mn th Southeastern Conference race The Ploneer
qumtet led at the quarter and half slumpmg ln the th1rd to allow the Ch1ef a 29 26
lead Llghtbody and Stukenholtz led the attack as the Ploneers roared back Wlth
9 po1nts to Tecumsehs 2 ln the fmal perlod Llghtbody scored 20 po1nts to take
1I'ldlVldl1B.l scormg po1nts
NEBRASKACITY 37 FALLS CITY 35
An underdog Ploneer cage crew upset the applecart ln nxppxng an over confident
Falls C1ty aggregatxon 37 35 ln a thrxllmg game on the N C maples Wlth the
score t1ed 34 all at the end of the regulat1on game J1m Llghtbody potted two free
throws to provlde the Ploneers w1nn1ng margrn B111 Farmer star Bengal center
whose eye was 1nJured 1n the early moments of the game SWlSh6d through a flelder
as bedlam mcreased but offlclals ruled lt was made after the gun went off endmg
the regular game Lxghtbody scored 14 for the Ploneers wlth Farmer collectxng
17 for the Tlgers
NEBRASKA CITY 38 PAWNEE CITY 37
Hans Gosch hlt a hook shot ln the last seconds to give the Pioneers a 38 37
vxctory over Pawnee Clty and an undlsputed lead 1n the S E Conference The
game was a see saw affair wlth the Ploneers taking a 13 9 quarter lead and trall
mg 17 21 at the half The N C cagers rallied to take a 26 24 th1rd quarter lead
then allowed the Pawnees a 34 30 lead at the offlclals time out Gosch led the
Pxoneers wrth 13 po nts s Bacon dupllcated the feat for the Ind1ans
NEBRASKA CITY 40 TECUMSEH 31
The Ploneers padded thelr conference lead ln taklng an easy 40 31 contest from
the Tecumseh Chrefs on the N C court The Pfoneers Increased thelr margln
over the Chlefs ln thelr second meetlng taklng only a four po1nt vlctory m thelr
flrst contest The Purple and Gold boys started off slow leadmg 114 at the
quarter and 25 14 at half txme The subs took over 1n the second to rest the
starters Hans Gosch hook shot artlst for the Ploneers cut the cords for 15
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A surprised Pioneer quintet were forced to fight off a last min-
utes rally before eking out a 33-30 win over a fighting Plattsmouth
team. Leading 32-21, the Pioneers controlled the game throughout,
leading 8-4 at the quarter, and 26-15 going into the final period.
Lightbody was high for the Pioneers with 12 points.
NEBRASKA CITY-52 AUBURN-22
Coach O. V. Byers' Pioneer cagers extended their win string to
seven at the expense of the Auburn Bulldogs 52-22 on the losers
me ples. The Pioneers have taken two victories from the Bulldogs
this season, both by a margin of 30 points. The Pioneers started off
fast picking up a 12-3 first quarter lead, making it 25-8 at the half,
and 37-17 at the third quarter margin. Jim Lightbody, sharpshoot-
ing Pioneer forward, warmed the nets with 25 points. Stuart tallied
five for the losers.
NEBRASKA CITY-35 SHENANDOAH-50
A highly-rated Shenandoah team snapped the Pioneer's winning
streak at seven. taking a 50-35 victory on the Iowan's floor. The
Mustangs were constantly in the lead, after breaking a 2-2 dead-
lock at the opening of the game. Don Shum poured in the points
in the first half. pacing the Mustangs to a 14-19 intermission mar-
gin, with Jack Ladds taking over the scoring work in the second.
Jim Lighbody and Hans Gosch combined for 11 and 9 points,
respectively. Ladds scored 18 for Shenandoah.
NEBRASKA CITY-28 BOYS TOWN-48
Superior height gave a highly-rated Boys Town team the de-
ciding edge in a game which saw the Pioneers leading most of the
way in the first half, but falling down in the second to drop 28-48
to the Boys Towners. The Pioneers were tied 5-5 at the quarter,
and were trailing 17-18 with 10 seconds remaining in the half
when 6'5" Norman Freeman dropped in a fielder to put the West-
Enders ahead to stay. Hans Gosch collected 10 points to lead the
NEBRASKA CITY-35 FALLS CITY-46
The Pioneers suffered their first conference defeat in seven
starts at the hands of a hot Falls City crew 46-35 on the Prichard
auditorium floor. Bill Farmer, effective Tiger pivot man, provided
10 out of 10 gift shots and 6 field goals for a total of 22 points.
Coach Byers' starters surged to an early lead by relinquishing to the
Tigers a 17-12 quarter lead and 32-21 intermission margin. Jim
Lightbody kept the Pioneers in the game with 11 tallies.
NEBRASKA CITY-40 PAWNEE CITY-38
The Nebraska City Pioneers poured on the pressure in a crucial
tilt with the Pawnee City Indians to cop a 40-38 victory and their
first conference championship in basketball in 17 years. The only
blot on the Pioneer's record is one lone loss to Falls City, who will
battle for second place with the Pawnees March 4. The lead
changed hands continually throughout the contest, the score being
tied 19-19 at the half. Jim Lightbody, hotshot Pioneer forward,
dropped in 17 pants to lead the Pioneers to the all-important vic-
tory. Jensen Pawnee forward. took individual scoring honors with
All-Star Intramural Team
Bill Yost, Bob Crates, Alvin Turner, Dick Gamlin, Junior
Murphy, Earl Webb, Tom Bosworth, Glen Place, John Peter-
son, and Tom Cruickshank.
Co-Champions-Dogs and Kittens
The winners of the Intramural league were the
Kittens. Its members were: first row, Tad Ham-
mond, David Barnes, Bill Yost, second row:
Junior Murphy, Arnold Ehlers, and Jim Bischoff.
Bob Theisfeld, fresh-
man, gets set for a
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Tom Weekes shows
his skill in diving.
This 'I949 track team is composed of
around eight returning lettermen. They are
Junior Murphy, sprints, broad-iump, Bob
Hoback, sprints, weights, Dick Clark, hur-
dles, Don Pickering, distance, Jim Light-
body, pole vault, high-lumps, Dick Pilmore,
Sprints, John Peterson, sprints, and Jack
Dishong, sprints. Promising material in-
clude David Barnes, Hans Gosch, Max
Kitzelman, Bob Dore, Gordon Marts, Bob
Murphy, Bob Thiesfeld, and Bill Haupt.
These thin-clad lads have a very rough
schedule ahead of them. But with the very
capable coaching of Dale Harvey, they
should complete their season very success-
fully. The gun is first 'fired for the North-
east meet and then in order for: Southeast
Conference at Syracuse, Hastings College
Invitational, Southeast Intramural, Peru
Invitational, Southeast Conference, and the
This isn't Jim Light-
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light, it's his bam-
Gordie Marts and
Dick Pilmore clear
the hurdles in
Bob Dore is caught in action
with the shot put.
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Bob Hoback and Junior Murphy
The bath house is shown as the 'WO f0U"Ye'-7" lelfefmefh
background for Tom Weekes in action. warm up.
Coclch Dole Harvey beams proudly over the Southeast
Conference trophy while his two blond bombshells,
Bob "Couch" Dore cmd bock, Dick Pilmore, look on.
The Lettermans Club is made up of those individuals who have filled the
requirements set up by the c1ub's constitution. At the present there are
twenty-nine members. This does not include those who will letter in track
this spring. This year the club has sponsored such activities as the Apple
Bowl. a six man football game. the Turkey Bowl, an eleven man game
between veterans and non-Veterans. also the Homecoming Dance where
Noel Tridle reigned as queen. The last event of the year for this club was
the banquet for lettermen and their guests.
Letterman's initiation is one of the "fun" spots of the year. The initiation
begins early in the morning when boys come dressed in fashions dictated
to them the day before.
Shoe shining and egg rollng as pictured to the left seem to be the
favorite commands issued by those carrying the pencils and cards for black
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rceacung from the Iront row Left to 1-eight: Eugene Cody. David Barnes.
Bob Hoback. Junior Murphy. Dick Pilmore. Stanley Sipple, Clifford Stokes,
Roger Stuckenholtz, Max Kitzelman. Charles Pickering.
Second row: Rodger Pitstick. Dick Clark. Allan Strange. Ronny Ryder.
Rollan Stuckenholtz. Don Pickering. Bob Murphy. Bob Theisfeld, and Gordon
Third row: George Abbott. Hans Gosch. Jack Dishong, John Peterson.
Tom Weekes. Bob Dore. Jim Lightbody. and Bob Gangel.
Last row: Bob Crates, Arthur Majors, Dale Harvey, Don Chaloupka, Ross
Organ and O. V. Byers.
The Pep Club, newly organized this year, is composed of
the cheering section, cheerleaders and pep band. The girls
are selected by closed try-outs. The purpose of the club is
to promote school spirit and enthusiasm for all forms of ath-
letics. The girls attend all games played at home and the
The Pep Club Officers, left to right: Lois Hen- club chartered a bus to attend several out-of-town games. The
iger, President: Barbara Grundman, Vice Presi- club sponsored a great number of dances after the games, in-
dent5 Marilyn Engh' Secretary' and Charlie Mom' cluding two victory dances, for both the football and basket-
gomery' Treasurer' ball boys who were South-East
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sweater with an "N. C." emblem
and membership pin, and a pur-
ple beanie, is the official uni-
form adopted by the club.
Skits and rallies, planned
and presented by the girls, were
held for each home game. The
outstanding rally given this year
was the night before the Falls
City football game. A snake
dance and bon fire were held
to honor the Lettermen.
The officers 'for T948-49
were: president, Lois Heninger,
vice president, Barbara Grund-
man, secretary, Marilyn Enghp
i treasurer, Charlie Montgomery,
sponsors, Miss Mary Ellen Slack,
and Mrs. Jessie Place.
The Pep Club members are. reading from left to right, front row: Shirley Clark, Joan Connors. Jeanene Thomas.
Barbara Grundman. Charlie Montgomeryl Mary Ann Boerner. Donna Deming, Jean Higgins, Joan Leeper. Second row:
.Jeanette Stocker, Marilyn Engh. Doris Herzog. Vickie LeCure, Illa Gawart, Eleanor Moore. Martha Snyder. Carolyn
Conklin, Lois Heniger. Third row: Mrs Jessie Place. group sponsor, Sherry Clites, Joyce Kruger. Mary Jo Gaskill,
Carol Grundman, Vera Boers. Charlotte Dishong. Miss Mary Ellen Slack. group sponsor. Fourth row: Ellen Goff. Dona
Hemphill, Mary Ann Stoll. Nancy Fouts. Marilyn Baucke, JoAnn Placek. Mary Ellen Bosworth,
Pictured at right are the
varsity Yell Leaders for the
1948-49 season. Left to
right: Mary Ann Boerner,
Charles Montgomery, Don-
na Deming and Jeanene
Middle right is one of the signs which adorned local
business places during the enthusiastic days before the
N. C. victory over the Falls City gridders.
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Lower right are the reserve
cheerleaders who served at all
B games this season. Reading
left to right: Shirley Clark, Jean
Higgins, Joan Leeper, Joan
Spencer and Joan Connors.
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taken during the Snake
Dance held the evening
before the N. C.-Falls City
football game. The chain
was led by the Band and
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Lower left is a photo taken
during the between class rallies
held before games. Spirit ran
high with the Pep Band and
cheerleaders igniting the spark
which blossomed into full fire.
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T0tNN OPPONENT N. C. Above are the N. C. H. S. Pionettes in action against
U-MOH 13 47 the Syracuse team.
Johnson 26 28
Talmage 26 19
Brock 24 26
Syracuse 16 32
Owe 13 37 I Any girl in high school who is
Alumni 15 56 interested in volleyball may tryout
. for the team. Those who meet the
Alumn' 15 60 requirements are eligible to be
Douglas 26 27 Pionettes. At the right are the
Talmage 20 24 captains for the Otoe County
Burr 30 18 Tournament. Viewing the trophy
Syracuse 17 33 presented for second place in the
Nemghq 18 30 tournament are pictured at right:
Nehowkq 12 52 Vera Broers, Marcia Peterson, Mer-
peru 17 37 cedes Kramer, and Miss Mary Ellen
Slack, volleyball coach.
Volleyball girls reading left to right, bottom row: Mercedes Kramer, Marcia Peterson. Sec-
ond row: Margaret Swinney, Donna James, Mary Joan Gaskill, Sherry Clites, Doris Hoffman, Pat
Fleming, llla Gawart. Third row: Dona Hemphill, Phyllis Adams, Myrna Beadleston, Donna
Deming. Top row: Eleanor Guilliatt, student manager, Phyllis Heinke, Miss Mary Ellen Slack,
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Pictured above are the officers of the Girls Athletic Association for the
school term 1948-49. Left to right are: Pat Fleming, June Blevins, Bar-
bara Pope, Shirley Sharp, and Anna Gawart
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are a few of the G. G. A.
girls who were good sports
during initiation day and
kept it up during all of the
many games throughout
At the left are the girls who attended the
annual G. A. A. Christmas party held in the
Junior High lunch room, December l4. High-
light of the evening was an exchange of gifts.
Not only do the girls use their athletic abilities
for school activities, but also for other indoor
sports. Pictured below is the group bowling
on January TO. These are only two of the
many activities of the year.
The obiectives of the Girls Athletic Associ-
ation are: ill to promote athletic interests
and activities for high school girls, Q21 to
foster ci high standard of sportsmanship and
leadership, l3J to develop an intramural pro-
gram which will be broad enough to meet
the interest of all high school girls. Those be-
ing a member for two years are awarded ci
letter, and three years earns a sweater. Ini-
tiation of new members is held each year.
The following Professional men of Nebraska Cnty wash
DR F C REESE
10th and Central
DR A E SOUDERS
8th and Central
DR E J KOTAB
115 North 8th
DR D K PHILLIPS
H D HEBARD
DR T L WEEKES
Physician and Surgeon
DR. W. C. KENNER
Physician and Surgeon
107 North 7th
J. P. GILLIGAN, GLEN BURBRIDGE, BEN EWING
Physicians and Surgeons
Office Phone 335
JOHN M. DIERKS
Building and Loan Building
congratulate the class of 49 on this second
LLOYD E PETERSON
700 Central Avenue
T SIMPSON MORTON
Otoe County National Bank Bullding
MORAN and JAMES
SPENCER and NEUMEISTER
GEO M LATHROP
715 Central Avenue
OTTO H WELLENSIEK
Farmers Bank Building
TYLER and FRERICHS
DRS RAMACCIOTTI and MclLLECE
Physicians and Surgeons
105 North 10th
1702 2nd Avenue
Dr. C. Eugene Brown
72212 Central Avenue
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
10715 South 9th
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Most Modern Bulldnng and Servnce
HAROLD W PETERSON
JOHN B PETERSON
Harry Vondrak of the Otoe
County Implement proudly
showing the new streamlnned
features of the 49 Packard N
Ice roomlness compactness
and over all beauty coverlng a
dependable powerful motor Seat
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beauty of the car are Jim Skinner
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Flowers for all occasnons IS the servuce motto
of BERTHOLDS FLOWER SHOP Thelr ervlce
Includes clelnvery nn Nebraska Cnty telegraph
servsce elsewhere, and courtesy flowers for
various school actnvltles EUSTELLA ESSER,
MERCEDES KRAMER, and ARDELL BREMER were
presented corsages precednng the showmg of
the beautiful flowers offered for sale by Mr G
E Berthold To order flowers for any occasion,
call 700 or 324
Purchasing attractive llngerle IS a treat when
all the nationally advertused brands are avail
able for your selection as they are at WESSEL'S
SHERRY CLITES, DOLORES HOYLE and l.ORRAlNE
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The modern all electrlc katchen by General Electrlc complete with range dushwasher sunk
and garbage disposal cabinets and two door refrngerator wuth frozen storage compartment
are the topnc of discussion between Pat Farrell Sales Gnrl MISS SRB Home Ec Instructor and
MARY LEE CAMPBELL on the Utnlntues Salesfloor The dream kitchen of tomorrow can be yours
Mr. cmd Mrs. Virgil I. Pitstick are found relaxing in their pleasant living room at Pits Acres
after finishing the photography for The Pioneer. Both gave generously of their time and energy
to meet the dead line and furnish their usual top ranking pictures.
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Beautiful girls in a beautiful car is a combination hard to beat. Pictured above in Olds-
mobile's Futuramic "88" Convertible Coupe is MARY HINRICHS, JEANETTE STOCKER, LOIS HEN-
lGER, MARY GASKlLl. and WANDA LeCURE.
Mr. Oscar Wurtele of Wurtele's Garage in Nebraska City points out the main features of
the 1949 Oldsmobile and explains the power provided by the new Rocket engine. There's
plenty of accent on youth and action when you're driving a new Oldsmobile.
Wurtele's Garage has always been a main part of N. C. H. S. They provide all the school's
transportation to and from basketball and football meets. .lust recently, they purchased two
new school buses for our use.
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l. W. Streuli is pointing with pride to the new features of the 1949 Ford: more visibility,
extra roominess, stability on the road, longer body and frame, over-drive performance, and
improved braking action. Pictured with Mr. Streuli are prospective buyers: HANS GOSCH,
FRED VOGES, and JIM LIGHTBODY.
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