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ln the l938 Nevamo is re-
corded page by page the so-
cial and academic life of the
student body. A yearbook
that is reminiscent of many
joys, beautifully illustrated
and full of bigb scbool spirit. A
spirit created by tbose young
men and young Women Who
were generously endowed
with gifts of leadership, origi-
nality, and love of fellow stu-
Our sincere Wish is that you
are pleased with the l938
Nevamo, a mirror that casts
pleasant reflections of the
The Senior Class of l938
NEVADA HIGH SCHOOL
The Third Volume
The Senior Yearbook
DORIS MAE SMITH
WATERLOO ENGRAVING CO
We are grateful! Humbly we bow before
you, proud protectorates of youth, our
parents. We salute you, gallant, deter-
mined, fearless men and Women Whose
lives are dedicated to making ours a more
abundant one. Cherished in your hearts
are plans, hopes and dreams for us, your
children. Oft'times, unmeaningly, We shat-
ter those dreams. Dreams which were
never quite realized.
With a note of reverence, We honor you,
the taxpayers of our Alma Mater. We are
grateful for your time, effort, and financial
support. To you Who have dedicated your
lives, We dedicate this book.
Thanks for making our school days hap-
py days and our school a better place in
which to "laugh, and love, and live."
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Top Row: Ruth Miller-Secretary to the Board of Education and Superintendent. Terry
I. Vineyard'-BA., William lewell College, M.A., Missouri Universily. Anna L. Clack-
Social Science, B.S. in Education, State Teachers' College, Warrensburg, Graduate Work,
Third Row: Elizabeth Shaw+Socia1 Science, B.S. in Education State Teachers' Col-
lege, Warrensburg, Graduate Work, M. U. Angus Springer-Speech and Dramatics, AB.,
University of Iowa, Graduate Work, Northwestern University. leneve L. Bray-Home
Economics, A.B., Drury College, Springfield, Graduate Work, M. U. Roy BallardfScience,
B.S. in Education, Warrensburg S. T. C., Graduate Work, M. U.
Second Row: Thomas D. Kelly--Mathematics, B.S. in Education, Kansas Slate
Teachers' College, Graduate Work, K. S. T. C., Pittsburg. Margaret M. Beard-Foreign
Language, AB., College of Emporia, MA., Columbia University, Graduate Work, Uni-
versity Southern Calitornia, and University -of Wichita. Evelyn Dail-Physical Education,
Work at Park College, Parkville, M. U., and State Teachers' College, Warrensburg. Roy
Gordon Wert-Cornmerce, AB. and B.S. in Education, State Teachers' College, Spring-
field, Graduate VVork, University of Iowa, M. U.
First Row: GQadys L. Radford-Social Science, B.S. in Education, State Teachers'
College, Warrensburg, Graduate Work, M. U. Mary Elizabeth Thorpe-English, B.S. in
Education, K, S. T. C., Pittsburg, Graduate Work, University of Missouri. Alma Ray
Gregg-English, B.S. in Education, State Teachers' College, Springfield, Graduate Work,
Denver University, College of Education. Dora Tolle-Social Science, B.S. in Education,
State Teachers' College, Warrensburg, Graduate Work, M. U.
Top Row: Lucy Tapp Burns--English and Iournalism, B.S. in Education, State Teachers'
College, Warrensburg, Graduate Work, Kansas University. Carl D. Gum-Principal,
B.S. in Education, State Teachers' College, Cape Girardeau, M.A., University of Missouri,
Graduate Work in advance of Masters, Colorado Teachers College, Greely, University
of Missouri, Notre Dame, Columbia University, New York. Nell Inwood-Secretary to
Third Row: Edna McGovney-Home Economics, B.S. in Education, State Teachers
College, Warrensburg. William O. N eel--Physical Education and Coach, Missouri School
of Mines, Rolla, Kirksville S. T. C., B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Mary R. McAtee-
Mathematics, B.S. in Education, M. U., Graduate Work, University of California. Harold E.
George-Music, B.S. Kansas Weslyan University, Salina, B.M. eD., Graduate Work, Kansas
S. T. C., Manhattan, Colorado University, Boulder.
Second Row: Fred I. Iilka-Commerce, B.S. in Education, Kansas Weslyan University,
Salina. Ethyl WinderseEnglish, B.S. in Education, State Teachers CoIlege, Springfield,
Graduate Work, University oi Colorado. Ralph A. McKeehan-Industrial Arts, B.S. in
Education, State Teachers College, Warrensburg, Graduate Work, University of Colorado,
Boulder. Nell Ray Dorman-Commerce, B.S. in Education, State Teachers College, Spring-
field, Graduate Work, Denver University.
First Row: P. H. M. Armstrong-Social Science, B.S. in Education, University of
Alabama, A.B., State Teachers College, Springfield, Graduate Work, University oi Ala
bama and University of Southern California, Northwestern University, Evanston. Alva E.
LimloaughwBiological Science and Drafting, B.S. in Education and Biology, State Teachers
College, Pittsburg, State Teachers College, Springfield.
FACULTY COMEDY CUES
Mr. Iilka: Do you know why I ilunked you, lunior?
Iunior Short: I haven't the least idea.
Mr. Iilka: Correct!
"Dear Mr. McKeehan," wrote Mrs. Denman, "you must not
whack my Iohnny. He is a delicate child and isn't used to it. At
home we never hit him except in self-defense."
Miss Burns: "David, can you tell me how matches are made?"
D. Inwood: "No, but I don't blame you tor asking."
Miss B.: "What do you mean?"
D. E.: "Well, mother says you have been trying to make cr
match for thirty years."
Mr. Limbaugh: "Now students, here you see the skull ot a
chimpanzee, a very rare specimen. There are only two in the
country-one in the national museum and I have the other."
Mr. Howell: "If there are forty-eight states in the Union, and
super-heated steam equals the distance from Bombay to Paris,
what is my age?" ,
Richard Potter: "F'orty7four, sir."
Mr. Howell: "Correct, and how did you prove that?"
Richard: "Well, I have a brother who is twenty-two and he is
only half nuts."
Mr. Angus Springer was busy in his study.
"Have you seen this?" said his wife, entering. "There's a
report in the paper of your death."
"Is that so," returned Angus without looking up. "We must
remember to send a wreath."
Miss Bray: Cto Chinese man-servant? "After this, when you
enter my bedroom, please knockel might be dressing."
Chinaman: "Me no need knock. Me allawys look in keyhole
Miss Dorman: tBride ot the yearl "I want a loin to cook."
Butcher: "Okay, goilie, l'll see if I can find youse a cook book."
Potential glory was presented to the Purple and Gold colors as they were assigned to a
promising organization of Sophomores who were to be known to posterity as "the class of 38."
Upon entering Senior High, these happy-go-lucky students showed everyone that they were
ready, willing and able to perform Sophomore duties in an efficient manner by electing David
Inwood as class president, Charles Sterett as vice-president, Doris Mae Smith as treasurer, and
Marion Scott as secretary. Mr. Roy Wert was selected to advise this administration on the perp'exities
of class organization, and lane Brown's leadership of the class yell, "Booma-lacka, Chicka-lacka,"
resulted in lingering echoes when 127 sturdy voices were raised in lusty support of the "Purple and
After the excitement of class elections had subsided, plans were made for an entry in the local
P. E. Q. "Stunt Contest." The dramatic genius of Sponsor Wert was proven when he wrote the
playlet "Doom" which tied for first place in its division, thereby enriching the class treasury to
the extent of 55.00. This triumph was especially important because defeat was placed squarely
upon the shoulders of the Senior class by energetic actors who were responsible for the first
successful venture of the Sophomore year.
Mirth and glee in all proportions were bestowed upon N. I-I. S. after the Christmas holidays by
that event of events, the School Carnival. Bette Io Iudy and Ned Clemensen were the Sophomore
candidates for Queen and King, respectively, and a wave of dauntless enthusiasm trippling from
their classmatesl carried them to second place in the regal oontest, enough tickets being sold to keep
the Iuniiors in the third bracket.
Bent for success and determined to be outstanding was the mental status characteristic of the
members of the Iunior class in September, l936, for the toll of the school bell had brought the
grades of '38 together for another year of cooperative effort.
Great was the satisfaction of the llth graders when the results of the class officer election
was inscribed upon the annals of N. H. S. politics in the following form:-
Faculty Sponsor .... .... Miss Nell Dorman
President ....... .... H arry Hammer
Vice-President . . . .... Charles Sterett
Secretary ..... ...... B etty Bush
Treasurer .... Inez lean Tow
Yell Leader ................................ ...... ............ Q u enton Lesher
Twenty-two of the class dramatists were soon in shirt sleeves as hard work was begun on the
Iunior class play, written by Charles Quimby Burdette and titled "Shirt Sleeves." A large audience
of students and townspeople were royally and pleasantly entertained on the night of November 6,
as those playing the principal parts, Bill White, Bette Io Iudy, Helen Warren, Charles Sterett, Doris
Mae Smith, Ralph Wardin, Inez lean Tow, Iunior Shellenberger, Phyllis Runyan, and Harry Hammer,
gave a very good demonstration on "how to put one over."
It was in this Iunior class that the notoriously powerful and much discussed club known as the
"Brush" was organized by a few prominent and adventuresome students. Although the club is now
known only to antiquity, it started such a wave of cliques in Nevada high that some note should
be made of it if this chronicle is to be accurate and complete.
More experience was gained by the class officers in speechmaking and by the class in ticket
selling when Parker Wilson and Helen Dale were supported in the race for the Carnival King and
Queen. The crowning glory of the Purple and Gold lay in Publicity because the halls of N. S. H. were
filled with readable, if not artistic, posters bearing class and clever slogans and boosting the Iunior
By far the most important event of any Iunior year is the Iunior-Senior Banquet, that grand
party at which the Seniors are bade farewell by their successors, the Iuniors.
This Iunior class not only offered the Seniors a lingering goodbye, but the theme of the
banquet, "Happy Landings," went even farther and displayed lunior hope for Senior success in
1ife's great adventure that begins where high school ends.
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As the faded colors of summer changed to the brilliant colors of autumn in the year 1937, the
Purple and Gold assumed the leadership of the school for the first time in three years.
Charles Sterett was elected to lead the five score and seventeen returning Seniors as class
president. To assist him in his duties were vice-president Clarence Belknap, to keep the class
minutes was Bette Io ludy, and Treasurer He'en Dale was given contnol of Senior finances. The choice
of the class for faculty sponsor was P. R. M. Armstrong and to lead the class in "SENl," lane Brown
was chosen yell leader for the second time in her high school career.
The first accomplishment of the Senior year was the attainment of a goal of 100 per cent in
the Activity Ticket sale. After much persuasion every Senior was induced to purchase an Activity
Ticket and for these perserverant efforts, a large banner was the appropriate award.
Senior activities in November were enlivened by an Overall and Apron party on the seventeenth
night of that month. Seventy students enjoyed the doughnuts and cider and everyone made merry
for a few gleeful hours.
With acting ability in their grasp, and oonfidence in their hearts, Bill White and Bette Io Iudy
led a handful of Seniors to victory in the P. E. O. Little Theater Contest. The prize which they won
was that of ten dollars, and the prestige gained by the Senior Class was not to be ignored.
After class rings were purchased from the Herff-lones Company at an average oost to each
student buyer of 37.50, plans were made for the publication of the 1938 "Nevamo," for which this
history was compiled.
Much enthusiasm was necessary on the part of the Seniors to instill enough school spirit in the
underclassmen to make them purchase a book. This being accomplished, however, work was started
and in your possession is the result of laborious efforts.
A "Nevamo" activity in which both the body and soul of the Seniors were placed was the
thrilling King and Queen Contest. Handsome Robert Hayes was the Senior candidate for King and his
Lady Fair was Bette lo Iudy. By earnestly and energetically living up to the motto, "lT SHALL BE
DONE," each senior reached the goal of selling five tickets to boost this contest. Not only did the
Senior candidates win but the Senior Class sold more tickets than both the Iunior and Sophomore
As an appropriate supplement to yearbook activities, the class of '38, with the cooperation of the
Board of Education, erected a large bulletin board in the study hall, their daily meeting place. lt
was constructed for use at that time, and was willed by a majority vote to all future Senior classes.
When this account was written, the Senior Class Play, named "The Royal Family," had just
been cast. This was an hilarious comedy, the result of a collaboration by Edna Ferber and George
Kaufman. Its plot consisted of a parody on the famous Barrymore family and it showed the humorous
results of their mad theatrical schemes. Selected by Mr. Angus Springer to portray this hysterical
family and its associates were Helen Margaret Warren, Bill White, Bette Io ludy, Inez lean Tow,
David Inwood, Iunior Shellenberger, Charles Sterett, Ned Clemensen, Parker Wilson, Phyllis Runyan,
Doris Mae Smith, Robert Autenrieth, Harry Hammer, George Dalton and Roberta McCawley.
By this time, the Seniors began to realize that their last year in Nevada High School was rapidly
drawing near its conclusion, and were anticipating with regret the oommencement acivities. ln
view of this cruel fact, their activities were characterized by vim, vigor, and vitality as an effort
was generated to make the last few months shine with records of glorious deeds.
Energetic, capable, he stands for things that
are truest and best.
National Honor Society, Member Student Coun-
cil '36, '37, '38, School Letter Winner '36, '37,
Representative Pittsburg '36, '37, Class Vice
President '36, '37, Class President '38, "Shirt
Sleeves" '37, Deus Ex Machina '37, '38, "The
Royal Family" '38, Editor Crimson and Gray '38,
Vice President Student Council '37, Member
Track Squad '36.
l-le mingles among the crowd, yet stands out
as an individual.
National Honor Society, Football Letterman '37,
'38, Basketball Letterman '37, Track Letterman
'36, '37, Member Student Council '36, '37, '38,
Vice President Senior Class '38, Assistant Busif
ness Manager of "Nevamo", Band '36, '37, '38.
P. R. M. ARMSTRONG, Sponsor
Secretary-BETTE IO IUDY Treasurer-HELEN DALE
A blond with brains, interested in everything
National Honor Society, Member Student Coun-
cil '37, '38, Sophomore Carnival Queen '36,
"Shirt S1eeves" '37, Student Council Treasurer
'38, "The River" '37, "The Enemy" '38, Group
Winner P. E. O. '36, '37, '38, "The Royal Family"
'38, Deus Ex Machina, Editor Crimson and Gray
'38, Pittsburg Representative '37, Class Secretary
'38, Dramatics Letter '37,
A fascinating miss who is "trusty, dusky,
vivid and true."
Entered from Sheldon '37, Class Treasurer '38,
Commercial Club '37, '38, Iunior Carnival Queen
Purple and Gold
It Shall Be Done!
Seni, Seni, Seni-O-R-S
Yes! Yes! Yes,
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Her voice is like a melody sweet,
And among us it can't be beat.
Music letter winner '36, '37g Spring Festival win-
mer '36, '37: Operetta lead '36: Royal Roamers
Club '3T: Choral Club: Commercial Club '37, '38.
QUENTON TORBERT I
His hobby is making everyone l gh his
way through life.
. Crimson anl Gray staff '3S.
I NORMAN THOMAS
I Everybody likes him and he likes everybody.
I Orchestra '36.
LA NETA WIRTH i i
An independent, animated girl who goes after
and gets the right thing.
I Glee Club '37: Commercial Club '37, '38.
I DOROTHY MOBERLY
Q A fair-haired maiden who is quiet until one
actually knows her.
I Commercial Club '37, '33: Operetta '36, '38g
' Spring Festival '36.
' CLIFFORD COLLIER
I li only he had as much interest for school as
he has for its sports.
I Football letterman '37g Track '37.
5 Dark, slender and tally
i A tormenter to one and all.
I BETTY BUSH
I Loyalty, sweetness, efficiency-our concep-
' tion of Betty.
l Student Council '37, '3R: Commercial Club '37, '38:
Knitting Club '37: Class Secretary '36g Commer-
I cial Club officer '-38.
She's not a flower, she's not a pearly
She's simply a charming girl.
Spring Festival '36, '37g Typing team '37g G, A.
A. '363 Commercial Club '37, '38: Student Coun-
cilg District group winner '37: State group rep-
: iusentative '37: Typing awards '37, '38.
I A newcomer who had no difficulty in finding
1 his place in N. H. S.
1 Entered from Metz '38,
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- Q The "booming" interest at a football game
4 resounds from his drum sticks.
I Band '37, '38.
, , ,.,, we , HELEN BETH WINDLER
1 ' Her refinement is portrayed by her soft voice
Q df and charming smile.
I ' Scrapbook Club '36: Commercial Club '37, '38
I ' Orchestra '38g Individual Representative Spring
W I I Festival '3s.
E 2 , , BBOOKSY CLARK
Y I Allq For vim, vigor and vitality, she is incompar-
. Z able.
, 1 Commercial Club '37, '-383 G. A. A. '38: Assistant
. . A I Home Economics teacher '37, '38,
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I' ' I I ,Vg , MELVIN CHARLES
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-22 'ii' ' turns with a jovial grin.
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5 A splendid physique, enhanced by his gen-
1 Captain basketball team '38g Basketball letter win-
i ner '36, '37, '38g Football letter winner '36, '37.
g She who has a wealth of friends, has every-
' thing in the World.
l Junior class play '37, Student Council '37, '3B:
1 Crimson and Gray staff '36, '37g Commercial Club.
V LORETTA LEVELING
A bit of shyness, a bit of sweetness, and
l we have our Loretta.
Commercial Club '37, '3Sg Knitting Club '37.
1 l OSEPH ALLISON
A quiet lad, who is a studious and con-
- scientious worker.
l EUGENE ASHBAUGH
i Leadership holds no qualms, he is ready to
Q serve and do his best.
Tennis letter winner '37, Representative to Pitts-
l burg talgebral '36, Letter winner in Bookkeeping
'36g Bookkeeping team '36: Commercial Club,
' National Honor Society '3S3 Efficiency pin in
l shorthand '38.
- With cx Welcoming smile she greets her
Commercial Club: Section room treasurer '37, '33,
3 Home room secretary '36.
She portrayed her true self and her dark
' beauty as "Chionita."
Student Council '36j Operotta '36, '38g Commercial
Club '38, Junior class play '37g National Honor
Oh, work, where is thy charm?
In a lite of play l see no harm.
Entered from Sheldon '37.
A little nonsense now and then
ls forthcoming from the best of men.
Basketball '36, '37,
S IANE BRATTON
5 A fair-haired maiden with gracious manners.
Knitting Club '37, Commercial Club '37, '38,
' RENA MAE COLLIER
ln stature small,
1 A friend to all.
' Operetta '38.
A, A well-liked, progressive student.
Crimson and Gray staff '38.
5 VERNON HUDSON
Where fun and study crash,
Let study go to smash.
A quiet Miss who gets places in no special
Pricilla Club '37,
A girl who enjoys work:
In it she will never shirk.
Commercial Club '37, '38: Journalism staff '37,
'38: Pricilla Club '37: Perfect Attendance '36,
'37: Section room secretary '37.
lust a good-natured and friendly combina-
tion of student, football star, journalist, and
Football letter '37, '38: Junior class play '36:
Crimson and Gray staff '37, '38g Deus Ex Mach-
ina '36, '37, '38: Dramatics letter '37: Football
'36, '37, '38,
I won't argue with my teachers, as they
have a lot to learn.
Her sparkling eyes and merry laugh are
Band and orchestra '36. '37, '38g Operetta '37:
Glee Club '37: Springfield '36, '37g Columbia '37,
Section Yell Leader '36, '37, '38.
We hope that Mrs. Inwood gets another
helper as good as Nadine next year.
Commercial Club '36, '37: Operetta Chorus '36.
DAVID MCGIBON EY
Mac was a jug carrier that the boys all
Student Manager for Athletics '36, '37.
In basketball, he's quite the star:
In other things, he doesn't miss it far.
Football letter winner '37: Basketball letter win-
ner '36, '37, '38: "Nevamo" Staff '38.
Miss Dorman's right-hand gal.
"Shirt Sleeves" '37, Shorthand team '37: Typing
team '37: Shorthand letter winner '3'I: Typing
letter winner '37: Perfect attendance '36, '37,
'38: Commercial Club '37, '38: Knitting Club '37g
Knights of the Open Road '37.
I O COOPER
With feminine wiles,
Each suitor she beguiles.
Commercial Club '37, '38: Sorinz Festival '36g
Springfield group representative '36, '37: Orches-
Our studious and energetic "didja get that,
Rifle Club '36. '37: Pittsburg '36, '37: Deus Ex
Machina '3'I. '38: Junior class play '36: Senior
class play '38.
We would all like to know Iohn better and
hear more of his big bass voice.
Glee Club '36: Ooeretta '36g Commercial Club '37,
'38: Sprinz Festival '36.
A petite young blond with a voice like the
sound of a melodious bell.
Commercial Club '37, '3S: Typing awards, Section
room secretary '38.
IEWELL FAE SMITH
Her red hair crowns an athletic young lady
with a charming personality.
Pittsburg winner '37g Commercial Club '37, '38g
Crimson and Gray staff '33,
A willing, generous cooperator-also a
tra '37, '3S.
Did he ever have a serious moment?
Entercl from Milo '37.
A good cooking student and a smile glorified
by many dimples.
Commercial Club '37, '38g Pittsburg: representzl-
A smile that drives the blues away-for
lack, at least.
Commercial Club '37, '38.
'38's blond lover.
My idea of an agreeable one is one who
agrees with me.
Band and Orchestra '36, '37. '3R: Tennis lettermzin
'37: Columbia and Springfield with Band: Foot-
ball lctterman '3S.
HELEN MARGARET WARREN
Her lovable personality and untailing Wit
are a few of her blessings.
National Honor Societyg Student Council '37, '38:
Deus Ex Marzhina '37, '38: G. A. A. '363 "The
Enemy" '38: Crimson and Gray Staff '37, '3!g
"The Royal Family" '38g Group winner P. E. 0.
'38g Librarian '37, 'RSQ Dramatics Club '37,
A fair-haired, fun-loving lass, who is worthy
of N. H. S.
Knitting Club '37g Commercial Club '37.
Calm yourself-l'm never serious.
Crimson and Gray Staff '32-l.
MARY IANE CALLOWAY
Keen sense and common sense,
No place for nonsense.
Knitting Club '37: Commercial Club '37. 'TSSZ
Commercial Club officer '38C O. G. A. Winner
'37: Commercial letter winner '37: Shorthand te im
'37: Snring Festival '373 Springfield Represen-
Life is short and that's the truth,
So let's enjoy our flaming youth.
"The Royal Family" '38g "Shirt Sleeves" '371
Deus EX Machina '37, '38g Crimson and Gray
staff '37, '38g Debate team '32i: Open Session
plays '38g P. E. O. Group Winner '38g Dramatics
37: Permanent Stage Crew.
Clever, alert and full of wit,
As our editor-in-chief, he did his bit.
Band and Orchestra '36, '37: Open Session Plav
'36: Music Letter Winner '36: "Shirt Sleeves"
'37: Editor-in-chief of "Nev:imo": Deus Ex Mach-
ina: "The Royal Family" '3Sg "The Purple Rim"
'3Sg "The Enemy" '38,
This newcomer is a dark-eyed, enchanting
lass with a surplus of intelligence and help-
Ertered from Columbia '37: Commercial Club '38:
National Honor Society: Crimson and Gray Staff
258: Open Session Plays '38q "The Royal Fam-
As a friend, she can't be beat,
Dark, accomplished and sweet.
National Honor Society: Operettn '36g Pittsburrz
Representative '556. '37, '38g Spring Festival '36:
"Ni-vamo" Staff '38: Debate Team '38g Scholar-
ship Letter Winner '37: Springfield Representative
'36g Open Session Plays '38: Knitting Club '37:
Dramatics Club '37: Commercial Club '37g Glee
A black-eyed Romeo with good common
sense and a spark of invincible humor.
Junior Carnival King '37: Football '37, '38g
Basketball '36, '37, '38: Stulent Council '38:
E. O. Group '38: Deus Ex Machine '37, 'Rig
"Shirt Sleeves" '37: Crimson and Gray Staff '38g
"Nevamo" Staff '3S: "The Royal Family" '38:
Open Session Plays '38,
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Always a smile, never a frown,
She stands the test, from grades on down.
National Honor Society: Student Council '37,
Crimson and Gray Staff '38: "Nevamo" Staff '38,
Music Letter Winner '37: Drum Corps Club '37:
Commercial Club '38: Knitting Club '37: Concert
Master First Orchestra '37, '38: String Quartet
'37: String: Trio '3Sg Spring Festival '37: Repre-
sentative to Springfield '37,
A tall, dark and handsome who adds mirth
to any crowd.
Band and Orchestra '36, '37, '38g "Shirt Sleeves"
'37, Deus Ex Machina '38.
A true believer in honest wcrk and generous
Nitional Honor Society: Pittsburg Representative
'36, '37: Crimson and Gray Staff '37, '38s "Ne-
vamo" Staff '38.
A dusky, snappy. penny. happy-Q0-lucky
senior of '38.
Commercial Club '37, '3S.
This dark little French girl has her place in
the class of '38,
Commercial Club '37, '38: Crimson and Gray
Little in stature, fast with speed,
With the pigskin, he takes the lead.
Football Letterman '36, '37, '38: Basketball Let-
terman '36, '37.
We can't decide which he likes best, I-listory,
Football, or that lively little sophomore Miss.
Football Letterman '37, '38.
We smile when she arrives and sigh when
Student Council '37, '38: G. A. A. '37g Commer-
cial Club '38.
INEZ IEAN TOW
There are many we like, but few we like
National Honor Society: Citizenship Award '38g
Contest Play '36. '37, '3S: Secretary Student Coun-
cil '3S: Class Play '37, '38: "Nevamo" Staff '38:
Speech and Dramatic Letter Winner '37I Indi-
vidual Winner Bolivar: Class Treasurer '37: Stu-
dent Council '36, '37, '38: Deus Ex Machina: Pitts-
burg Representative '36, '37, '38g Open Session
Play '36, '37.
His strong, silent personality holds a supply
of excel'ence combined with a wealth of
National Honor Society: Student Council '36, '37.
'38: Football Letterman '37, '38g Class President
'36: Student Body President '38: Pittsburg Rep-
resentative '36, '37: Scholarship Letter Winner
'37g Deus Ex Machina '38g "Shirt Sleeves" '37.
Ouiet on occasion and jolly at the time for
fun is this good looking lad.
A friendly, dependable, helpful girl.
Commercial Club '37, '38: Spring Festival '36:
None know thee but to love thee:
None name thee but to praise.
Commercial Letter Winner '37: Commercial Club
31 38 Operetta '38: Glee Club '36g Spring Festi-
val 3 Typ ng Team '37.
.That blond hero of Dorothy's, with a voice
made for song.
1938- - - -
'38g Spring Festival '37, '38g Band and Orchestra
' 7: Music Letter Winner '37.
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Enjoyable, amiable, a pleasing friend.
Commercial Club '37, '38g Pricilla Club '36, '3T.
They say all good things come in small
LIN FORD THORNTON
A teasing, tantalizing, tormenting guy whose
radiant smile cheers all.
, LOUISE CALDWELL
i We wondered why Louise was so quiet, but
i now We know-she's in love!
5 Operetta '37, '38g Glee Club '37, '38g Commercial
Club 'BSQ Spring Festival '37, '38g Joplin 'BBQ
Springfield '37g Knitting Club '37.
' AVA DEAN CHANDLER
1 Aggressive and appreciative:
, W y ' Agreeable and active.
5' ' Band '38g Orchestra '38: Spring Festival '3T.
l 5 What do we care if his talk is perpetual, so
I ' .,.., i long as his good humor is present.
1 Crimson and Gray Staff '38: Junior Class Play
2 , '37g Junior Class President '37: Student Council
" '36, '37, '38: Deus Ex Machina '37, '38.
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Why bother myself with trouble and care?
Before I know it, I'll have gray hair!
Operetta '36, '37, '38: Glee Club '35, '37, '38g
' Spring Festival V371 Crimson and Gray Staff '38,
t Track '36, 'sm Springfield '36, '31
Always friendly, just the same,
Always square in life's old game.
IANIE BETH JONES
fp V l lf red hair is a blessing, then here is a
l blessed one.
t G. A. A. '36, '37, '3Hg Commercial Club '38g Sec-
----- , f .. 4 tion Room Officer '37.
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. JAMES MQRGAN
f -T: uuuu S AZ Oh, that God had blessed girls with hair
Q ---- ' like his.
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i " A A J Our star athlete, who never troubles work
' 1 'till it troubles him.
1 3 Football Letter '36, '37, '3R: Basketball Letter '36,
F f - If '37, '38: Track Letter '36, '37g All-Conference
V f i" -V Team V373 "The Royal Family" '3S.
t 'V+ Ouiet and reserved, but we like her.
E ' M Operetta '35: Shorthand Awards '37, Typing
' ' ""ii'1g-V l ' V' Awards '3T: iiilee Club '3Gg Cantata '36.
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1 3 ' , A happy-go-lucky whose energy is bound-
l " , less and whose outlook is optimistic.
' ' 'ici Glee Club '36, '38g Commercial Cluh '37, '38g
l EE, ,.,.., Operetta '38g Spring Festival '36, '37, '3Sg G. A.
l h ' A. '36, '37, '38: Pittsburg Representative '37g
E 4 H llulz ,gg Drum Corps Club '37.
Z R 3 uuuv LYNN KEENY
' , ' ' L Another lover of sports, especially basket-
l' ,Q 'X J, ball.
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He tits in any place, handles any situation
and always enjoys himself.
"The Royal Family" '383 "The Enemy" V38: De-
bate '38g Deus Ex Machina '37, '38, "Shirt
Sleeves" '37, "Tho River" '37: Track Letterman
'34s Group Winner P. E. O. '36, '38, Crimson
and Gray Staff '38: Dramatics Letter Winner
'37: N, S. P. O. Convention '37, Permanent
DORIS MAE SMITH
Blessed are such gracious ones who can
interpret lite with a brush.
National Honor Societyg Deus Ex Machina '37,
'38: "Nevamo" Staff: President Commercial Club
'38, "Shirt Sleeves" '37: "The Royal Family"
'38, Open Session Plays '38g Knitting Club '37,
Dramatics Club '37.
A handicap in a shortage oi inches is over-
come by a wealth -oi pep.
An unexhaustable good nature that is a
MARY ELLEN SHAFER
Sweetness, combined with friendliness, in-
telligence and attractiveness.
Commercial Club '37, '38g Operetta. '37, '38g Spring
Festival '37: Springfield Contest '371 Joplin Con-
test '37: Choral Club '37, '38.
Friendly and considerate-5 fond of reading.
Banl and Orchestra '36, '37, '38g Commercial
Club '37, '38: American Royal With Band '37:
Springfield With Band '37: Columbia With Band
A joyful comrade whose chief aim in life is
to be gay.
Commercial Club '37, '38, Operetta '36, Glee
A gay, charming blond with abundant sin-
cerity and humor.
Full of pep, loyal to friends and sincere in
her happy manner.
"Shirt Sleeves" '37: Deus Ex Machina '37, '38g
Dramatics Club '37: "The Enemy" '38, Commer-
cial Club '37, '38g "The Royal Family" '38i G. A.
Little maybefbut Ol so mighty.
MARY E. VOGEL
A girl who is studiously demure,
She has a sweet disposition, we're sure.
Orchestra '36, '37, '3Sg Priscilla Club 'SSTL Com-
mercial Club '37, '38.
A gay, talkative miss with plenty oi pep.
Band and Orchestra '36, '37, '38g Commercial
Club '37, '38g Columbia, Springfield, and Kansas
City With Band.
A young lady who is a fun-seeker, fun-
Class Yell Leader '36, '38.
ANNA MARGARET GODEREY
A maid of ideas with ability to express them.
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The N E V A M O
Eyes that broadcast and a smile that does
things to hearts.
Crimson and G1'z.y Staff' T433 "Nevamo" Staff
'38g "Ncvamo" King '38.
Leon is fond of being absent from school as
well as football and hunting.
Football 137, '38g Bait and Fly Casting Club '37:
Rifle Club '37.
SEN IORS NOT PICTURED
Charles Brown Dick Emerson
Helen Carpenter Dean lenkins
loe Carroll Eugene Owen
SENIOR COMEDY CUES
Whatever trouble Adam had,
No man in days of yore .
Could say, when Adam cracked a joke,
"I've heard that one before!"
A SHORT STORY
Boy kiss In lap Dad see, Girl cry
Sweet Florrie, Sit then, Make sore, A sight,
Girl like So boy Kick boy New date
Old story. Kiss again. Out door. Next night.
The members of the Brush Club, when taken to the police station, were told
to strip for a bath.
"What, go in the water?" they asked.
"Yes, you need it. I-low long has it been since you had a bath?"
"Well, we never were arrested before."
Bill White: "Who was that blonde I saw you with the other night?"
Ralph Wardin: "Oh, I dunno, I just opened my wallet and there she was."
Visitor: Clooking over the school cooking rooml "Don't you know that roller
towels are against the law?"
Maxine Maple: "Oh, yes, but that one was put up before the law was
Ioe Wachtel: "I'm going to be an aviator. I've been air minded for years."
Charles Sterett: "I guess I'll be a garage man. l've been Tow-headed all my
' A salesman called on Forest Dahmer one day ancl asked what he did with
such an enormous peach crop. Forest replied: "Well, we eat what we can, and
what we can't we can."
"We do the same thing," replied the salesman.
"We sell what we can sell, and what we can't sell, we cancel."
lack Stephenson: "Margaret, dearest, I must marry you."
M. Bartolac: "Have you seen father?"
I. Stephenson: "Often, honey, but I love you just the same."
Ernest States: "Did you make these biscuits with your own little hands?"
Dorothy Swick: "Why, yes, darling."
Ernest: "Well, who helped you lift them out of the oven?"
Census Taker: "What is I-Iarry's income, now?"
Mrs. Hammer: "From two to two-thirty A. M."
We, the class of 1938, of Nevada High School, having come to the end of
our long life in a happy state of mind, do hereby give and bequeath all our
worldly possessions, as seemeth wise and fitting in our judgment.
To the school, We leave all our excellent grades, which will grace and
decorate the pages of the record book for years to come.
To the faculty we bequeath our quietness, which has given them so much
time for rest and peace during our stay here.
To aid the Iuniors in their climb of life's ladder, we leave our level heads
and remarkable stock of common sense.
To the Sophomores, we leave all the woodwork and blackboards upon
which to carve their hearts and names.
We hereby will and bequeath the following articles to wit:
The charming and lovable personality of Betty Bush, to Bette Sue Crawford.
Helen Margaret Warren's entertaining prattle and gift of gossip to Mary
Vernon Hudson's ability of concentration to Edwin Stewart.
The foolish notions of Preston Randolph Mellic Armstrong to Margaret May
The attractive laugh of Marion Scott to Marilyn Kuhn, so that she may be
The mischievous way of Robert Autenreith to Billy Skinner.
That "come hither" look of lo Cooper to Geraldine Buck, with the hope that
it will bring results. '
The bashfulness of Loretta Leveling and lrene Lock to Lovine Greer and
Marye Ruth Tow.
loe Wachtel's ability to grow a mustache to Wally Clemensen.
Inez lean Tow's ability to vamp Clarence Belknap to Gayle Evans.
To Nell Dorman in her record, the tardy marks of Charles Sterett.
The curly hair of Quinton Torbett to Don Brazier.
Harry Hammer wills his ability as an advertising solicitor to any member
of the Iunior class who wants it.
Marie Vanderbol leaves her pep and "swing" to Dorothy lean Iudy.
lack Stephenson and Margaret Bartolac will their ability to love and pet to
David Inwood and Anna Margaret Godfrey.
Bette lo Iudy's ability to park 'neath the moon and pet, to Mamie Banks.
Please do not feel hurt if your name is left out because we had such a short
space in which to put names.
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PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SPONSOR SECRETARY TREASURER
Iohn Denman Edwin Stewart Miss Beard Marye Ruth Tow Lovine Greer
Under the faculty sponsorship of Mr. McKeehan, the Sophomore Class of
1936-37 entered the Gate of Senior High. To guide the class, Lynd Cohick was
elected President: lohn Denman, Vice-President, Betty Sue Crawford, Secretary:
and Edwin Stewart, Treasurer.
Qne of the major activities undertaken by this class was the Kid Party
which took place on the night of December 18, 1936. Prizes were won by Lovine
Greer, Betty lane Everett, and Iunior Hawkins.
To their surprise, but to their delight, the Sophomore Class, in the contest
for a Carnival King and Queen, won second place in the race. The candidates
were Betty Sue Crawford and Keith Caywood.
With renewed determination, the former Sophomore Class, now Iuniors,
started a new year out right by electing Iohn Denman as President. The other
officers were Edwin Stewart, Vice-Presidentp Marye Ruth Tow, Secretary: and
Lovine Greer, Treasurer. Miss Margaret Beard was elected sponsor.
When the annual Activity Ticket sale came along, the Iunior Class, along
with the other two upper classes reached 100 per cent, an attainment of which
they are all justly proud.
The biggest "thrill" of the year was the lunior Class Play. ln the history of
the Nevada Senior High School, no lunior Class Play has ever been such a
financial success. The title of the play was "Growing Pains." The proceeds were
used in attaining one of the most beautiful of all events-the lunior-Senior
Soon the yearbook King and Queen contest was held. The lunior Class
selected Betty Sue Crawford for their Queen, and Harold Young was their King.
With the achievements of these two years as a background, the Class of
'39 looks forward to an outstanding Senior year.
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Second Row: Mary Alma Reedery Phirlip Zimmermanf Betty Io Bottorfp Edgar Davidsonp
luanita Davisp George Offenberger.
Third Row: Iunior Fabrag Martha lnwoodg Bill Palmer: Theda Downeyg Glenn Gaffg Pauline
Fourth Row: Anna Laura Towg A. D. Ellisg Velda Sieitzg Eleanor Grover: Sidney Dowellg
Evelyn lacksong Leone Dunham.
Fifth Row: Virginia Kentonp Billy Clintonp Norma Iean Blevinsp Anna Lee Bicey Eleanor Caldwell:
Nina Lou Duzang Dorothy Rousseau.
Bottom Row: Florence Franksg Velma Iohnstong Henry Smith: Beatrice Frazierg Margaret Lind-
guisip Irene Rimmer: Iames Williams.
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Top Row: Wally Clemenseng Lucille Lamont Clyde Clark: Inda Mae Beasleyg Polly Yanceyg
Second Row: Iames Pascoeg Marjorie Nell Mikesellp Phillip Greer: Marie Kaslenp Harold
Scrutchiieldg Lorena Garbacz.
Third Row: Thomas Harpoldg Eunice Garrettg Charles Wilsonp Helen Smith: Max Weaver:
Imogene Dennison: Robert Current.
Fourth Row: lunior Hawkinsg Mamie Banksp Lynd Cohickg Mary Higginsp Dale LaGuireg
Viola Moreyg Donald Lee Boyd.
Fifth Row: Geraldine Vineyardg George Robinsong Norma Norris: Zella Fae Donnelly Vincel
Emery: Clairabel Lewisy Elmer Lee Harris,
Bottom Row: Laudell Dahmerg Gerald Coxg Arlene Smith: Harold Youngy Patty Stump: Charles
Iohnsong Anna Oehring.
IUNIOB AND SOPI-ICMCBE COMEDY CUES
"Does anyone here know anything about music?" asked Mr. George,
coming into the study hall.
Iames Williams, Bob Swick, and George Parker volunteered.
"Then come along and shift the piano in the auditorium," said Mr. George.
Cletis Ramsey was telling her friend about the date she had the night be-
fore. "l had a date last night with a mind reader," she boasted.
"Did you have lots of fun?" asked Geraldine Vineyard.
"Not a bit! " replied Cletis, "Why, all he did was sit around and blush."
Earl Mayefield was strolling through the cemetery reading the inscriptions
on the tombstones. He came to one which read: "Not dead, just sleeping."
Scratching his head, Earl remarked: "He sure ain't foolin' anybody but
Phillip Zimmerman glanced at A. D. Ellis and said: "I know a person who
looks so much like you that one could hardly tell you apart."
A. D. was quite excited and hurriedly replied, "You haven't paid him that
two bits I loaned you three months ago, have you?"
Karl Keller and Dick Coffman were engaged in quite a heated argument.
Karl: "You're the dumbest person I ever saw."
Mr. Armstrong: "Boys, you forget that I am in the room."
Thereupon the students were subdued without a ripple.
Wally Clemensen: "While we're sitting in the moonlight, l'd like to ask you-
Evelyn Iackson: "Yes, darling?"
Wally: "If we couldn't move over, l'm sitting on a nail."
Betty Sue Crawford was afraid she had gotten the English lesson mixed up,
so she leaned forward and poked Edwin Stewart.
"ls that the lesson for tomorrow?" she asked.
"No," said Edwin, irritably, "that's my ribs."
Coach Neel: "Say, where in blazes are you two going? Why don't you get
Burl D. Crawford: "We're working, all right, we're carrying this plank down
to the first floor."
Coach: "What plank?"
Otis Barnett: "Well, by golly, if we ain't gone and forgot the plank! "
Suspected of being mentally deficient, George Offenberger was asked by
"How many ears has a cat?"
"How many eyes has a cat?"
"And how many legs has a cat?"
"Say," asked George, "didn't you ever see a cat?"
After terrific struggle, Ioe Moriarty finally finished his Latin examination
paper, and then at the end wrote:
"Dear Miss Beard," if you sell any of my answers to the funny papers I
expect you to split 50-50 with me."
Dorothy Iean Iudy: fat almond counterl "Who attends to the nuts?"
Wise Guy: "Be patient, I'll wait on you in a minute."
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PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SPONSOR SECRETARY TREASURER
Dick Coffman Richard Potter Mr. Limbaugh Mary Martha Sterett Virgie Lee johnson
ln the spring of 1937 We became the Sophomore class, entering Senior High
with flying colors, for we brought with us a banner given for our victory in the
Senior Class Play ticket sale. Ours was the first class to enter Senior High with
such a distinction. The coronation of our candidates for Prince and Princess of
both Carnivals was the means of our winning prominence in Iunior High.
To guide such a promising class we chose Dick Coffman as our president,
Richard Potter, vice-president, Mary Martha Sterett, secretaryy Virgie Lee lohn-
son, treasurerp Marilyn Kuhn, Crimson and Gray reporter: and Iune Lois Hopkins
to lead us in cheering our victories. Mr. Limbaugh was elected as our sponsor,
and he has led us through our trials and tribulations with wisdom and grace.
Our first important achievement in 1937 was reaching the one-hundred per
cent goal in the Activity Ticket sale. Because of the fear of defeat instilled in the
hearts of the other classes by the Sophomores, all Senior High reached the high
goal of one-hundred per cent for the first time in the history of Nevada High
The next contest was between our class and the Seniors for the lunior Class
Play ticket sale. Though we worked long and hard, the Seniors did a little better
and were awarded a banner for first prize. Since we had sold over one-hundred
fifty per cent, the Iunior and Senior classes very graciously gave us a pennant
for our efforts.
The spirit of our class has been characterized by a feeling of unity and
cooperation among all the members.. We work, not as individuals, but all to-
gether with the feeling, "one for all, and all for one."
We have many ideas and ideals which We hope to attain in later years of
our high school life. Our aim is to have a gold band, the sign of outstanding
achievement, placed on our staff of leadership in our Senior year. Our mark is
high, but it will be reached in the years to come.
Behold Us Sophomores
Oh School! Behold us Sophomores!
We're doing the best we can-
To raise the standards of N. H. S.
And to meet the teachers' plan.
We don't mind the Seniors' laugh,
And the Juniors who make fun,
Or anything that they may do-
For our pleasures have just begun.
Soon they'll leave the task to us.
And out in the world they'll go,
And We'll do the work that they did-
As well as they, we know!
All Hail, to dear old N. H. S.
May her name forever stand!
We'll do our best to spread her fame
Throughout the entire land.
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Top Row: Lena Mae Queeny Ray Harris: lane I-larrisp Doncrd Smithg Dorothy lean Iudyg Billy
Skinnerg Gayle Evans.
Second Row: loe Moriarty: Donna lean Baily Lawrence McSpaddeng Bette Io Palmer: Iohn
Compton: loy Louise Koeqery Eugene Welborn.
Third Row: Frances Leveling: Harold Lawlessp La Verne Prestonp Virtle GICXQQI Ethel Io
Ericksony Winifred Browng Dorothy Gayle Thurston.
Fourth Row: Karl Moberqg Iune Lois Hopkinsg Buelah Martin: lack Graves: Patti Lee Braswellg
Frank Swaqgerp Betty King.
Bottom Row: Marye Claire Stevens: Ho land Creek: Patricia Stukesbaryg Billy Hall: Dorothy
lean Aldridgey Ronald Dixong Barbara lean Petqen.
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Top Row: E. I. Marlatt: Martha Ann Alexander: Maxine Raines: Mildred Webb: lessie Wallace:
Earl Akers: Ruby McClellan.
Second Row: Helen Howard: Iuanita Elliott: Cleo Smith: Tressa Lee Steward: LuCreta Miller:
Bertha Mae Hulen: Karl Keller.
Third Row: Earl Mayfield: Marilyn Kuhn: George Parker: Robena Wise: Lola Mae Hendrix:
Thomas Scott: Muriel Aqee.
Fourth Row: Ruby Maxine Compton: Lucille Witcher: Barbara Tracy: Russell Allen: Bernice
Caldwell: Wilda lean Morey: Vincent Ater. ,
Bottom Row: Frances Iones: Majorie Nell Boyd: Alta Coney: Virginia Hadley: Sanford Bales.
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KING OF N. H. S.
HAROLD YOUNG HOLLAND CREEK
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QUEEN CDF N. H. S.
BETTE IO IUDY
MAID OF HONOR: lMAID OF HONOR:
BETTY SUE CRAWFORD MARY MARTHA STERETT
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Standing: Harry Hammery Clarence Belknapy Doris Mae Smithy Robert Hayesp Margaret Wel
borny Gerald Reed: Marion Scotty Iunior Hardy.
Seated: Parker Wilson: Maxine Maplep Mr. Limbaugh, sponsorg Inez lean Towg Iunior
Business Manager ........................
Senior Editor .....
lunior Editor .....
Activity Editor. . .
Humor Editor .....
Sports Editor. . .
Art Editors ....
. Iunior Shellenberger
Managers. . .Clarence Belknap-Robert Hayes
. . . . . .Marian Scott
......Inez lean Tow
. . . .Doris Mae Smith-Iunior Hardy
Alva E. Limbaugh
We Wish to express our appreciation of the generous aid given us by Mr
A. C. Bowman of the Star-Arbo Theatres in helping to make this book possible
and of the gracious and indispensable services rendered by various members
of the student body.
SENIOR I-IIGI-I STUDENT COUNCIL
Standing: Carl Moberg: Richard Potter: Harry Hammer: Parker Wilson: Maryln Kuhn:
Helen Dale: Thelma Loving: Patty Stump: Mary Martha Sterett: Mary Ruth Tow: Dorothy Iean
Iudy: Lovine Greer: Lynd Cohick: Mary Claire Stevens: Betty Bush: Virgie Lee lohnson: Virginia
Kenton: Arlene Smith: George Offenberger: Mamie Banks: Ronald Dixon: Helen Margaret
Warren: A. D. Ellis: Maxine Roth: Edwin Stewart: Burl Crawford: Clarence Belknap.
Seated: Mr. Armstrong, sponsor: Bette Io Iudy: Iohn Denman: Charles Sterett: Dick Coffman:
David Inwood: Inez Iean Tow: Miss Beard, sponsor.
The 1937-38 Student Council of the Nevada Senior High School entered its sixth year of service
with David Inwood as the President and Miss Margaret Beard and Mr. P. R. M. Armstrong as sponsors.
The other officers are as follows: Vice-President, Iohn Denman: Secretary, Inez lean Tow: and
Treasurer, Bette Io Iudy.
The bi-monthly sessions of this organization are held for the purpose and aim to abide by and
to co-operate with the desires of the student body in all matters in which school activities are
concerned. This in turn creates a better understanding between the faculty and the students.
This year the revised Constitution went into effect providing many changes. Instead of club
representation, as was done in former years, two members were elected at large from each classe
the Sophomore, Iunior, and Senior Classes respectively. In this way a new opportunity was
established, whereby the best talent of the Class might be selected.
One of the biggest and most important projects ever undertaken by any council was the
publishing of a handbook. Only through the tireless efforts of the council members and sponsors was
such a project made a success. The entire management was under the supervision of students
together with a sponsor. The handbook contains all the useful material the students need to know
while in school, and is used extensively throughout the entire student body.
To create a better feeling between the Student Council and the student body and also as an
aid to the Principal's Office, the Student Council has established a new kind of service known as
the "lnformation Table." This service tries to fill the needs and requests made by students, teachers,
and visitors in the building. The workers chosen for this job may or may not be Student Council
members. They work only an hour at a time, with a different person every hour.
1UN1oB NAT1oNAL Horton soc1ETY
Standing: Gwendolyn MCC ellan, Betty Bell Rinehartg Nell Miller, Billy Kellery Virginia
Palmer, lean Eddlemong Iohn Snyder: Billy Woods: Carl D. lohnsong Freda Mitchell: lewel
Martin: Frances McGiboney7 Carl C. lohnstonp Wanda Hendrixg Miss Winders, sponsory Mildred
Kircherg lean Englebrechtg Edith Peabody, lune Srnithp lessie Merlene Ross: Stinson Smith: Mary
lean Windlerg Bobby lo Turnbull, tune Norris, Anna Maude Kluthg Eric Fischer: Betty lean
Groverg Marjorie Scott.
Seated: Edna Keenag Robert West, Cara Williams.
The Nevada Chapter of the lunior National Society was established in l93U,
with a beginning of nineteen members. Miss Ethyl Winders was elected sponsor
and has continued to hold that position.
The purpose of the organization has been to develop loyal citizenship
among the pupils: create an enthusiasm for superior scholarship, stimulate a
desire to serve faithfully one's school, community, and country, promote trust-
worthy leadership: and instil exemplary qualities of character for the pupils of
the lunior High School. All through the years these ideals have been its aim
New members have always been initiated into the society in an assembly
with an impressive and appropriate ceremony. Each new member is given a
pin, the emblem of the society, which is a flaming torch. It is considered a high
honor to be a member of this society, because membership is based on school
citizenship, scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Members must
stand in the upper ten per cent of their class. They must also have been in
attendance in the Nevada High School one year, and be a member of the eighth
or ninth grade.
During the current year, there has been thirty members in the society. The
officers are: Edna Keena, president, Robert West, vice-president: and Cara
Williams, secretary and treasurer.
At the meetings which are usually held each quarter, topics consistent with
the purpose of the organization are chosen for consideration.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
-Assistant Editor, Edna Keena.
SENIOR NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Standing: Roberta McCawleyy Margaret Welborng Clarence Belknapp Iunior Hardyg Miss
Clack, sponsory Eugene Ashbaughg David Inwood: Charles Sterettg Doris Mae Smith, Marion
Seated: Helen Margaret Warren: Inez lean Towg Maxine Maple, Bette Io Iudy.
ln the spring of nineteen hundred twenty-five the Nevada Chapter of the Senior High National
Honor Society had its beginning. At this time the chapter consisted of five charter members. Each
year since then the society has increased till at the present the total membership through the
fourteen years of its existence in Nevada High School is one hundred eighty-six.
In the latter part of the nineteen hundred thirty-seven school year seven students were elected
from the Iunior Class to become members of the Honor Society. Those elected were Maxine Maple,
Doris Mae Smith, Bette Io Iudy, Helen Margaret Warren, David Inwood, Clarence Belknap and
Early in the fall of this the nineteen hundred thirty-eight school year, the Honor Society met with
their sponsor, Miss Anna Clack, for the purpose of electing officers.
Officers elected were, Helen Margaret Warren, president: Clarence Belknap, vice-president,
Doris Mae Smith, secretaryg and Roberta McCawley, treasurer. Roberta automatically became a
member of the chapter as she was a member in Columbia, Missouri, the year before.
At the beginning of the second semester of this year, five additional Seniors were chosen. These
newly elected members were Margaret Welborn, Marian Scott, Inez lean Tow, Iunior Hardy and
Eugene Ashbaugh. These members were initiated in assembly where they took the pledge and
were presented their pins, a symbol of their membership in the National Honor Society.
Admission into the National Honor Society reflects quite an honor, as the cardinal objectives
upon which membership is based includes excellence of achievement in Scholarship, Leadership,
Service and Character. To exalt these objectives and hold them ever before the school as goals
toward which all should strive is the ultimate purpose of the National Honor Society. The emblem
of the National Honor Society is the keystone and the flaming torch. The colors, royal blue and
gold, are symbolic of the motto, "Light is the Symbol of Truth," Blue is the symbol of truth and gold
is the light with which truth radiates through the world. The colors are ever before us, the blue
from the sky above and the gold radiant in the sunlight, always serving as a reminder of the
duties and responsibilities as members of the National Honor Society.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
-Assistant Editor, Helen M. Warren.
IUNTGR l-HGH STUDENT CGUNCIL
Back Row: Earl Leslie: Fay Brown: Mae Brown: Marjorie Ann Hoffman: lohn Snyder:
Dottie lean Poole: Mary jean Windler: Gloria Lee Collier.
Second Row: Margaret Tracy: Betty W'ood: Doris Davenport: Carl C. Iohnston: Roy Moberg:
William Keller: Eric Fischer: Merrel. Hammer: Dean Mitchell: Betty Swagger: Evan Williams:
Front Row: Edna Keena: Robert West: Miss Shaw, sponsor: Miss Radford, sponsor:
Winston Baucom: loan Eddlernon.
The junior High Student Council was organized in i936 for the purpose of cooperating with
students and teachers in developing a better junior High School by the promotion of good citizenship
and by encouraging student participation in school activities. The sponsors were Miss Elizabeth
Shaw, and Miss Gladys Radford. The officers for the first year were: president, Richard Potter:
vice-president, Mary Claire Stevens: secretary, Ronald Dixson: treasurer, Wilda jean Morey: and
Crimson and Gray reporter, Dorothy lean ludy. To the untiring activity of this corp of officers during
the first difficult years, the Council owes its successful establishment.
Some of the activities which the Council undertook last year were the buying of the flag with
the cooperation of the Senior High Student Council: the chartering of new lunior High clubs: spon-
soring, jointly with Senior High, the carnival: assuming also, the responsibility for the junior High
Stunt, thus relieving the home room teachers: sponsoring two assembly programs: cooperating in
making the Handbook: and revising the service point record.
Each member was given a Certificate of Honor from the school for the help which he gave during
that year. The officers for i937-1938 are: president, Winston Baucom: vice-president, Robert West:
secretary, Edna V. Keena: treasurer, lean Eddlemon: Crimson and Gray reporter, Billy Io Braswell.
Our first project of this year was to provide guides for the new students of our school on the
opening day. The junior High Student Council oversees the contests between the different home
rooms in Attendance, Scholarship, and Courtesy. These awards are given by the Student Council
president in the lunior High assemblies. The activity ticket sale contest for junior High was
managed by the Council. The Council also sent their president to the state convention at St. loseph,
Missouri. Some of the other projects were the chartering of new clubs and the rechartering of old
clubs, the helping on the all-school float for the Armistice Day Parade, and the helping with the
information Desk in the main hall. The latest and most promising project is the selling of seals to
restore wild life to our country. This is a nation-wide project.
Thus, you see how' rapidly the lunior High Student Council has grown, And, if it grows as
rapidly and efficiently in the future as in the past, what a worthwhile organization it will be.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
Mary lean Windler.
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Top Row: Charles Foster: Doris Peckman: Edward Cunningham: Karl Keller: lune Smith:
Frank Swagger: Harold Scrutchfield: Edgar Davidson: Gordon Hadley: lim Ed Rinehart: Tack
Graves: Edna Lee Barnett: Toe Wachtel: Helen Beth Windler: Margaret Butner.
Third Row: Mr. George, director: Velda Steitz: Leland Dalton: lunior Hawkins: Harry
Hammer: Betty lean King: Maxine Painter: Mary Lou Peters: Patty Lee Braswell: Zella Fae
Donnell: Billy Woods: Edward Cole: Iames Williams.
Second Row: Freda Mitchell: Mary E. Hunt: Anna Mae Welch: Maudie Mae Mowry: Earl
Leslie: Irene Rimmer: Annabel Farber: Barbara Tracy: Earl Mayfield: I. W. Stafford: Raymond
Pascoe: Iames Pascoe: Robert Swick: Muriel Agee: Ava Dean Chandler: Mary Kay Mikesell.
Front Row: Mary E. Vogel: Myrta lanssens: Karl Moberg: Harold Lawless: Margaret Wel-
born: Frances lones: Marjorie Boyd: I. B. Akers: Virtle Gragg: Viola Morey: Io Cooper.
The Nevada High School orchestra consists of approximately sixty-five members under the
direction of Mr. Harold E. George. Mr. George has assumed the position vacated by William C. Rice
at the close of the last term, and has been doing remarkably well considering the short time he has
The orchestra is an all-school organization built on a competitive basis. Musicians from all
grades in the high schoo' compete each year for positions in the orchestra: those being judged the
best are ranked first-chair and on down to the last player.
More work has been done in ensembles this year than ever before. They consist of pupils who
are interested enough in music to devote extra time to the cultivation of their talents and who enjoy
the special group work. These ensembles are required to practice once a week for one hour, and
may or may not be coached by Mr. George. The students greatest satisfaction in this type of work
is being asked to appear on programs for various clubs and civic organizations in the town. The
ensembles which have been active this year are the string trio, the brass quartet, and the clarinet
quartet. The string trio is composed of violin, played by Margaret Welborn: cel'o, played by Mary
Lou Peters, with Marilyn Kuhn at the piano. This ensemble has been in popular demand for the
various church services throughout the city. The brass quartet has appeared several times in
assembly programs, and is composed of first trumpet, Edgar Davidson: second trumpet, Harold
Scrutchfield: trombone, Edward Cunningham, and baritone, Tom Scott. The clarinet quartet has also
appeared on the school assembly programs, and is made up of first c'arinet, Harry Hammer: second
clarinet, Iunior Hawkins: alto clarinet, Roy Moberg: and bass clarinet, Patti Lea Braswell.
The work of the orchestra, in addition to its tri-weekly practices, is to give concerts for money
and to appear in guest performances. The most important public appearances are those played in
order to balance a rather shaky budget. These concerts, under the title of "Instrumental Night," are
given in col aboration with other organizations of the music department, and a small admission
fee is charged. The money thus far raised has been used to increase the musical library and
enlarge the instrumentation.
Perhaps the busiest time of the year for the orchestra is the Spring Festival season, when
members work as individuals and as a group to improve their organization for the annual contests.
--Editor, Margaret Welborn,
-Assistant Editor, Harold Lawless.
Top Row: Osbern Freeman: Lawrence McSpadden: Raymond Belknap: Paul Miller: Max
Miller: Edward Cunningham: Iames Williams: Frank Swagger: Iames Clemmons: lack Graves:
Gordon Had ey: Edgar Davidson: lim Ed Rinehart: Gene Bridges.
Third Row: Charles Foster: Frances McGiboney: Freda Mitchell: Sidney Dowell: Edward
Cole: Frances Miller: Karl Keller: Eugene Welborn: Wayne Morris: Wallace Whistler: Doris
Peckman: De.bert Fryer: Billy Woods: James Pascoe: Robert Swick: Ava Dean Chandler:
Margaret Butner: Muriel Agee.
Second Row: Billy Webb: Anne Urner: Pattie Braswell: Zella Fae Donnell: Earl Akers:
Gerald Cox: Ioe Wachtel: Iunior Hawkins: Donald Boyd: Louise Caldwell: Calvin Agee:
Clarence Belknap: Thomas Scott: I. W. Stafford: Raymond Pascoe: Betty lean King: Patty
Stukesbary: Anna Mae Welch: Mary E. Hunt.
Front Row: Mr. George, director: Gwendolyn McClellan: Margaret Tracy: lean Eaton: Theda
Downey: Iunior Mason: Donald Smith: Maxine Miller: Leland Dalton: Roy Moberg: Dick
Green: Otis Barnett: lean Eddlemon: Harry Hammer: Lillian Maxwell: Velda Steitz: Gayle Evans.
The seventy-five members of the band are selected for their proficiency in
playing a reed, brass, or percussion instrument, and membership is competi-
tive. Under the leadership of Mr. Harold E. George, the band has increased by
fifteen members this year.
Perhaps no organization in the school does as much free advertising for the
school as does the band. Besides appearing in school programs, assemblies,
and athletic events, the band plays at public concerts and parades. First place
honors were won in the Armistice Day contest. Nevada was also represented
by the band at the American Royal held in Kansas City, Missouri, in October.
The band has made, all in all, about thirty public appearances this year, other
than the regular school assemblies.
Particular attention has been given to the organization of ensemblies for
the reed and brass instruments. The clarinet quartet was composed of Harry
Hammer, Iunior Hawkins, Freda Marie Mitchell, and Patti Braswell. Those who
played in the brass quartet were Harold Scrutchfield and Edgar Davidson, cor-
nets: Tom Scott, baritone: and Edward Cunningham, trombone. Five ambitious
members organized a German Band, "The Hungry Five." Those students were
Harry Hammer and Iunior Hawkins, clarinets: Edgar Davidson, trumpet: Ed-
ward Cunningham, trombone: and Frank Swagger, tuba.
The members of the band wish to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Harold
George for his patient leadership, and their drum major, Margaret Butner.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
-Assistant Editor, Iunior Hawkins.
Standing: Miss Dail, dance director: Edith Chrisenberry: LuCreta Miller: Ouida Wilson: Bill
Palmer: Lucille Lamont: Edward Cunningham: Peggy Lindquist: Elsworth lones: Margaret
Butner: Charlie Wilson: Earnest States: Marion Scott: Richard Reese: Bernice Caldwell: Doris
Davenport: Geraldine Vineyard: Lee Emma Cemensen: Donna Bales: Betty Bell Rinehart:
Dorothy Swick: Mr. Springer, director.
Second Row: Pearl Lechnor: Pauline Flagor: Louise Caldwell: Louise Tones: Beulah Stone:
Dorothy Moberly: Lola Mae Hendrix: Leona Mae Koontz.
Third Row: Mary Ellen Shafer: Mary lohnson: Lewanna Lock: Rena Mae Collier: Helen
Carpenter: l-Ie'en Cochran: Betty Lawrence: Leone Dunham.
Fourth Row: Sammy States: lim Ed Rinehart: Virtle Gragg: Betty lean Grover: Margaret
Ellen Rooney: Mabel Hadley: Laverne Preston: Bonnie Lou Combs: Taye Simmons: Anna
Oehring: Mildred Kircher: Phillip Zimmerman: Gerald Cox: Dale LaGuire.
Front Row: Delbert Fryer: Charles Flagor: Roy M-oberg: Gene Bridges: Andy Green: Earl
Moberly: Vernon Burris: Richard Thompson: lack Graves: Buford Boodworth: Iackie Bell:
Kenneth Cunningham: Paul Wilson: Billy Bob Shafer.
The operetta was presented this year by the members ot the Choral Club,
and directed by Mr. Angus Springer. Miss Evelyn Dail directed the dancing
chorus, and Miss Ieneve Bray supervised the designing of the costumes. The
musical background was from the works of Franz Liszt: the accompaniment
was played by Marilyn Kuhn.
Members of the cast were: Chonita, a gypsy princess, Marian Scott: Stefan,
the music lover of the tribe, Ernest States: Murdo, the tribal chiettain, Richard
Reese: Daya, Chonita's nurse, Peggy Lindquist: Emil, the butler, Edward Cun-
ningham: Konrad, a city-bred young man who loved Chonita, Charles Wilson:
Baron Stanescue, a proud relative of Chonita's mother, Ellsworth Iones: Baroness
Stanescue, Wife of the Baron, Margaret Butner and guests at the ball of the
Stanescue's were, Dorothy Swick, Bob Swick, Lucille Lamont and Billy Palmer.
The dancing chorus included Donna lean Bail, Geraldine Vineyard, Lee
Emma Clemensen, Betty Belle Rinehart, Bernice Caldwell and Doris Davenport.
Besides this the Choral Club has done many other things this year. Among
them was a trip to Ioplin for the District Teachers Meeting, to sing under the
direction of Max Krone, of Northwestern University. Another, was an entry of a
decorated car in the Armistice Day parade, on which they won S7. The Annual
Christmas Cantata, "The Christmas Vision" was presented at Christmas time.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
fAssistant Editor, La Neta Wirth.
SENICR CLASS PLAY
Standing: Robert Autenriethg Doris Mae Smithp Roberta McCawleyg Mr. Springer, director:
David lnwoodg Bill Whitey lunior Shellenbergerg George Daltony Ned Clemenseng Maxine
Maplep Ralph Wardin.
Seated: Phyllis Runyang Parker Wilson, Bette lo ludyp Helen Margaret Warren, Inez lean
Tow: Charles Sterettg Harry Hammer.
Cln order of their appearance?
Della-Doris Mae Smith
HallboyfGeorge R. Dalton
Herbert Dean-Parker Wilson
Kitty Dean-Phyllis Runyan
Gwen-Inez lean Tow
Fannie CavendisheYHelen M. Warren
Oscar WolfeaCharles Sterrett
lulia CavendishfBette Io ludy
Anthony CavendisheBill White
Gilbert MarshalleDavid Inwood
Perry Stewart-Iunior Shellenberger Miss Peake-Roberta McCawley
Scene: Duplex apartment of the Cavendish's, East Fifties, New York.
Act l. A Friday in November, early afternoon.
Act ll. Saturday, between matinee and night.
Act lll. One year later.
The most pretentious dramatic offering of the year was "The Royal Family,"
by Kaufman and Ferber. The production was sponsored by the Senior Class
and directed by Angus Springer.
This hilarious satire on the private lives of the Barryrnore's was presented
on May 9 and lO, l938, by a cast whose efforts brought glory both to itself and
to its director and sponsors. Their work convinced critics that "difficult" plays
with large casts are not beyond the range of talent to be found in the student
body of the High School.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
-Assistant Editor, Phyllis Runyan.
l UNICR CLASS PLAY
Standing: Betty Sue Crawfordp Elmer Lee l-larrisg Evelyn Iacksonp Edwin Stewart, .Arlene
Smith, Iohn Denman: Cletis Ramseyg Phillip Zimmerman, Mamie Banksg Norma Norris, Inda
Mae Beasley: Iim Ed Rinehart: Marjorie Hart.
Seated: Pauline Samuel, Iunior Hawkins, Patty Stump, A. D. Ellis.
Presented in the Nevada High School Auditorium, November 23, 1937, under
the direction of Angus Springer.
George McIntyreeA. D. Ellis Omar-Iames Williams
Terry Mclntyre-Pauline Samuels Hal-Iim Ed Rinehart
Mrs. Mclntyre-Patty Stump PeteeGlen Gaff
Prof. Mclntyre-lunior Hawkins Prudence-Cletis Ramsey
Sophie Mclntyre-Norma Norris Patty-Beatrice Fraser
Mrs. Patterson-Mamie Banks lane-Betty Sue Crawford
Elsie Patterson-Arlene Smith VivianfEvelyn Iackson
DutchAPhillip Zimmerman Miriam-Marjorie Hart
Brian-Iohn Denman Traffic Cop-Edwin Stewart
Promptere-Bette Io Iudy
Stage Crew-Robert Autenrieth, Billy Bob White, Ralph Wardin.
Make-up CreWfPhillis Runyan, Roberta McCaWley, Helen Margaret Warren.
"Growing Pains," a clever comedy of adolescence by Aurania Rouverol,
was successfully presented by the lunior Class. The profits to be used for the
Iunior-Senior banquet were the greatest in local Iunior Class Play history.
The play depicts the dilemma of the Mclntyres as they see their children
cast into the cataracts of adolescence. Advise as they may, their efforts are
fruitless as the bumps and knocks of experience carve their impressions on their
character. George, Terry and their friends have many experiences but the end-
ing is bright and promising for all.
The N E V A M O
DEUS EX MACHQNA
Standing: Charles Sterett, Pauline Samueip Iunior Hawkins, Phyllis Runyany Robert
Autenrieth, Bette Io ludyp Ralph Warding Mr. Springer, sponsor, Iunior Shellenbergery Cletis
Ramsey, Phillip Zimmerman, Patty Stump, A. D. Ellis, Helen Margaret Warren, Iohn Denman.
Seated: Inez lean Tow: Billy Bob Whitey Doris Mae Smith.
The Deus EX Machina is a society dedicated to those students who are
interested in dramatic art. Membership may be gained by participation in any
play or plays presented by the department of speech, or by work on the stage
The society was first organized in l934, with fifteen charter members. Since
then there have been on an average of twenty members a year, making a
total of ninety-nine. Of the total membership, thirty-three have earned dramatics
At the present time there are eighteen members. The officers are: lnez lean
Tow, treasurerg Bill White, president, and Doris Mae Smith, secretary.
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Standing: Quentin Torbettg Iunior Hawkins: Robert I-Ieriderg Dick Emersong Ned Cleniensen
Bill Whitey Bette Io Iudyp Phyllis Runyany Mr. Springer, directory Helen M. Warreng Inez lean
Tow: Iunior Shellenberqery Ralph Warding Robert Autenriethy Patty Stump.
Seated: Betty Sue Crawfordg Marjorie Hartg Dorothy Stewardg Iane Harris: Pauline Samuel
Rena Mae Colliery Parker Wilsony Peggy Lindquistg Maxine Maplep Marilyn Ianesg Doris Mae
Smith: Robert McCawley.
Delia Gray .....
Iohn Gray ........
Dorothy Gray . .
Mrs. Merrill .....
Mr. Merrill .....
I. A LITTLE CHANGE
.......................Patty lean Stump
. . .... Robert Autenrieth
. . . . . . .Ralph Wardin
II. THE CARAVAN
. . . ................... Doris Mae Smith
. . . . . .Ralph Wardin
Doctor Gillespie .... . . .
Sarah Cthe rnaidi ............................ Marilyn lanes
III. WHERE BUT IN AMERICA
Molly Espenhayne .......................... Maxine Maple
Bob Espenhayne .... ...... P arker Wilson
Hilda ............. ............ .... P e QQY Lindquist
IV. THE PURPLE RIM
CSprinq Festival Playl
Edith Amory ....................... Helen Margaret Warren
Philip Amory .,..... .............. B ill White
Lucy Amory .......... ......... I nez lean Tow
Robert Merriweather .... . . .Iunior Shellenberqer
Martha Babcock ..... ..... P hyllis Runyan
Anne Ioyce .......
. . . . .Bette Io Iudy
Thff N E V A M C
INCRA VCCA CLUB
Standing: Dorothy Aldridge, LuCreta Millerp Patti Lee Braswell, Miss Gregg, sponsor:
Bernice Caldwell, Ethel lo Erickson.
Seated: Ruby McClellan, Toy Koegerg Ioe Moriarty, Donna Bail.
The lncra Voca Club was organized in the tall ot 1937 under the direction
of Miss Alma Gregg. With Ioe Moriarty as vice-president, Ioy Koeger as secre-
tary-treasurer, and Patti Lea Braswell as "Crimson and Gray" reporter, the
club "got off to a good start."
The members, being enthusiastic cross-word puzzle fans, report each Wed-
nesday aiternoon to room 202, one hundred per cent strong with but few excep-
tions. There they search their brains and the dictionary until every missing Word
has been found. On some occasions, ambition rules and they make their own
puzzles. One such project had for its theme the Nevada High School and its
students. This Was submitted to the school paper.
Among other projects ot interest is the keeping ot a scrapbook. lt consists
of puzzles Worked by the members, articles clipped from the "Crimson and
Gray," pictures ot the club, and puzzles which the members have made. LuCreta
Miller and Donna Bail has charge of the scrapbook.
During the short lite of the club the members have shown what even a small
group can do when there is cooperation. For the purpose ot raising funds there
have been home-made candy sales. On these occasions there has been such
excellent cooperation that better results were obtained with ten members than
are generally obtained with similar groups of twenty-tive and thirty members.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
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HCRIMSQN AND GRAY"
Standing: Helen Margaret W'arreng Roberta McCawleyg Dorothy Swickg Miss Burns, sponsor:
Margaret Welbornp Bette lo Iudyp Lorene Mowryp Iewel Fae Smith.
Seated: Ralph Wardinp Robert Hayesg Charles Steretty Parker Wilsony Quentin Torbettg
Iunior Hardy, Robert Beshorey Elsworth lones.
Editor-in-Chief--Charles Sterett, Bette lo ludy, Bill White.
Managing Editors f Bette lo Iudy, Bill White, Harry Hammer, Parker Wilson.
News Editors---Lorene Mowry, Maxine Roth, Charles Sterett.
Feature Editors Helen M. Warren, Iunior Hardy.
Humor Editors Iunior Hardy, Quentin Torbert, Harry Hammer, Parker Wilson, Maxine Roth, Bette
lo ludy, lewel Fae Smith.
Sports Editors--Ralph Wardin, Parker Wilson.
Reporters-Robert Beshore, Bob Wintle.
Exchange Editors Dorothy Swick, Gordon Hadley, Quentin Torbert.
Junior High Editor-V 'Gordon Hadley, Leah Rousseau, Ellsworth tones.
Copy Editors-V-lewell Pae Smith, Leah Rousseau, Dorothy Swick, Iunior Hardy.
Columnists-Harry Hammer, Bill White, Helen M. Warren, Margaret Welborn, Roberta McCawley.
Alumni EditorfRaymond Mitchem, Dorothy Swick.
Business Managers---Ellsworth lones, Robert Autenrieth, Robert Hayes, Gene Owens.
Advertising Collectors--Bob Wintle, Robert Beshore, Gordon Hadley.
Circulation Managers--Raymond Mitchem, Margaret Welborn, Lorene Mowry, Quentin Torbert,
Along with the work of editing the sixteen issues of the "Crimson and Gray" have been the
pleasant activities of the staff throughout the year.
ln December of l937, Bill White and Parker Wilson, with the instructor, Miss Lucy Burns, at-
tended the N. S. P. A. Convention in Des Moines, lowa. This was the first time Nevada has ever
been represented at a national assembly.
The entire staff accepted an invitation to visit the Daily Mail Printing Office where useful
information was gained.
ln May of 1938 the staff rnotored to Columbia, Missouri, to attend the State Press Week Con-
vention, The last of April, the personnel took a trip to Kansas City, Mo., to view the lournal Post and
Kansas City Star offices.
The school paper has contributed to Nevada school life in a lively, entertaining manner. Along
with the regular issues the "Cat's Claw," a scandal sheet, was published to help finance the
elected delegate, Bill White, to Des Moines.
Pleasant work and play together has produced the "C" and "G," a cross-section of student life,
Written by aspiring journalists.
-Editor, Margaret Welborn,
fAssistant Editor, Bette lo ludy.
WILLIAM O. NEEL CCoach1
Was named All-Opponent Coach in the
Conference. Coach Neel coaches Football,
Basketball and Track.
NED CLEMENSEN lCaptain7
Weight, 155. Ned made All-Conference
First Team and was Co4Captain also. Ned
is a Senior this year.
BENNIE BANKS, End
Weight, 150. Bennie is a regular on the
team and did a good job on both defense
and offense. Bennie is a Senior.
VINCEL EMERY, Tackle
Weight, 214. Vincel was one of our
"small" men. Vincel is a Iunior and made
Second All-Conference Team.
RAYMOND Pl-IELPS, Tackle
Weight, 210. Raymond is a good hard
driving player and Will be back next
year. He made the Second All-Conference
I. B. AKERS, Guard
Weight, 180. I. B. was very valuable
this year. He made First All-Conference
Team. He is also a Senior.
RALPH WARDIN, End
Weight, 155. Was the tall, lanky
End who pulled many a long pass
out of the air. Ralph is a Senior and
made honorable mention in Con-
LEON EARNEST, Center
Weight, 155. Leon was the player
who made possible many good
gains by his quick thinking at cens
ter. Leon is a Senior.
IUNIOR BROWN, Guard
Weight, 175. Iunior was named
Captain for next year and he will
lead the team to many victories.
Iunior made Second All-Conference
Weight, 154. Dave is the brains
of the team and did a very remark-
able job in calling signals. He never
once called himself to run a touch!
down. Dave is a Senior, made hon-
orable mention in the Conference.
IACK ANDERSON, Fullback
Weight, 175. Andy was a hard
smashing back and he will be back
BILL WIMER, Halfback
Weight, 130. Bill was small but
made up for it in fastness. Bill will
graduate this year.
WINFRED BROWN, Tackle
Weight, 170. Winfred was a good
utility man and will be back next
Did a fine service this year for the
Coach by helping in Football, Bas
ketball, and Track.
BILL WOODS, End
Weight, 155. Bill is only a Fresh
rnan and lettered this year but he
was a good relief man.
HANDLY MCCURDY, Guard
Weight, 155. Handly is another
one of those wonder Freshmen. He
did a very good job of relief work
GORDON HADLEY, Tackle
Weight, 150. Gordon Wasn't used
very rnuch during the season but
proved himself in the last game He
is a Senior.
Weight, 145. Harold is rated the
toughest man for his size. He is only
Weight, 130. Dinlc proved his
value when he executed a few
plays when he Went into the fray.
ll WF-:,.1:' ,:,, E ,. l
-.,A tt, .
..V. C z
Dink is a lunior.
PAUL REIGER, IR., Center
Weight, 165. Paul, although a
Freshman lettered this year. He will
have three more years in which he
GERALD REED, Halfback
Weight, 130. Gay, aIthough small
was used for wide end runs. He
was a good relief man. Gay is a
Senior this year.
RUSSEL ALLEN, End
Weight, 140. Russel has two more
years in which he will be able to
rise from ranks of a star substitute
to a regular. He is a Sophomore.
GEORGE PARKER, Guard
Weight, 165. George is a Sopho
more and will be tough to handle
Weight, 145. Clarence was the
utility backfield man. He was very
dependable this year. He is C1
ww NEVAMOAA es
The N. H. S. Tigers under Coach William O. Neel had a rather
successful year and displayed very good sportsmanship during
the season. They won five out of nine games losing three and the
third a tie. The conference defeats were to Neosho and Aurora.
They tied Lamar on Thanksgiving Day before the largest crowd
that has ever witnessed a Nevada-Lamar Game.
Ten players will be lost through graduation this year. They
are Ned Clemensen, l. B. Akers, Leon Earnest, Bennie Banks, Ralph
Wardin, Bill Wimer, David Inwood, Gerald Reed, Clarence Belk-
nap, Gordon Hadley.
Two of our teammates were chosen on the Big 8 Conference
All-Star Team, one on the Neosho All-Opponent team, and Coach
Neel was chosen All-Opponent Coach.
Nevada O ..... ........... .... F o rt Scott 6
Nevada .... Neosho 7
Nevada 14 ..... .... lVI t. Vernon 6
Nevada 25 ..... .... C arthage l2
Nevada 12 ..... .... I oplin U
Nevada .... Warrensburg O
Nevada .... Webb City O
Nevada .... Aurora 7
Nevada .... Lamar 7
Lynn was carving a career for
himself but was taken from the fray
by an appendicitis operation.
Ronald played a great game this
year. He is a lunior.
I. B. AKERS Captain?
Made All-Star Team at Lamar.
I. B. is a Senior and will graduate
Clarence although not a regular
did very good relief work. He is a
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GERALD REED, Forward
Gay is a Senior this year. He
made All-Star Teams at Lamar and
Marshall, Mo. Gay is our South-
paw on the team.
NED CLEMENSEN, Guard
Ned pfayed regular this year. He
made the opposing team suffer by
his good offense and defense work.
He also is a Senior.
OTIS BARNETT, Guard
Otis was the fellow who played a
bang-up floor game this year. He will
lead the team to victory next year as
PARKER WILSON, Guard
Parker played a good game this sea-
son. He saw much service this year and
is a Senior.
BURL CRAWFORD, Forward
Burl was a dead eye when he got set
for a basket. He is a Sophomore who
FLOYD GROOMS, Forward
Floyd, a Seniior, who moved to Nevada
this year played a good game all season.
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Assistant Coach of Football was
very helpful to Coach Neel.
Phillip, a lunior, did some
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HAROLD HARBESTON, Guard
Harold played good for his first season
of B Team Basketball this year. He is a
GEORGE PARKER, Guard
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GLENN GAFF, Center
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from B Team to A Team but was
taken -out of the running by a lung
IUNIOR BROWN, Center
lunior filled the shoes of Glenn
Gaff and did a very good job of it.
He is a lunior.
RUSSELL ALLEN, Forward
Russell, a Sophomore, counted for
many points this year.
limmy, a Freshman, was one of
our battling men who fought all the
time the game was in progress.
RICHARD POTTER, Guard
Richard, a Sophomore brother of
Ted Potter, carved himself a name
in basketball history this year.
WINFRED BROWN, Guard
Winfred, a Sophomore, although
not a regular, played a good many
The 1938 Tigers may not have been champions, but they were very definitzly, championship
material. They weredefeated several times during the season, but Neosho was the only team who
"stopped" them twice. Our quir1tet's biggest scoring spree was against our anclent rival, Fcrt Scolt.
The Kansans were sent home on the short end of a fifty-one to fourteen score.
In the Big 8 Conference Tournament, held at Lamar, the Tigers held their winning s'ride into
the finals, whore Neosho eked out a four point victory to take the cup. Gerald Reed was high point
man for the tourney and he and Captain Akers w-:ro placed on the all-star team.
The team journeyed to Marshall, Mo., to compete in the tournament held by M"ssouri Valley
College. Although the team was eliminated rather early they made quite an impression on the fans.
An excerpt from a letter received by Coach Neel from a Missouri Va ley student reads, "The cheers
and acclaim when Reed's name was read for the all-star team shows that you fellows were not
The State Regional Tournament, held at loplin was also one in which the Nevada boys showed
up to good advantage. They defeated Washburn in the first round, and Carthage in the second.
lasper, holders of a 24 straight victory record, was the next victim, Burl Crawford, sophomore forward,
dropping through twelve of our total twenty-seven points. The Tigers lost to Neosho, who pnoved
a stumbling-block throughout the season, in the semi-finals, and to Granby in the playoffs. Cap'ain
Akers, a victim of motor trouble, arrived only in time to play the final seven minutes of the latter
game. During this tourney, the boys traveled six hundred and fifty miles, played five games in as
many days, and every man attended school each of the days. Seven men, Reed, Crawford, Barnett,
Wilson, Current, and Clemensen, bore the brunt of the Tiger attack. Counting in the four days
preceding the tournament, the team rolled up a total of nine hundred and forty miles traveled and
seven games pfayed in the nine days.
"Gay" Reed, our well-known "southpaw" forward, was undoubtedly the outstanding player
of the season. "Gay" is a great shot and a fine floor player. The watchword of our opponents was
"stop Reed," but the few times they succeeded Burl Crawford managed to toss in his share, N. H. S.
can expect a lot from Burl in the next two years.
Otis Barnett, guard, was a power on the defense and a smart offensive player. He made few
scores, but he "set up" a lot for the other players.
Robert Current, forward, contributed his bit toward the team's success. He fit well into the
"Sparky" Clemensen, guard, was definitely a fine floor player and also came in for his share
of the scores. "Sparky" saw a great deal of action.
Parker Wilson, guard, was a dependable smooth sailing relief man. He "tried" every minute
he was on the oourt, and was at his best on defense.
Clarence Belknap, guard, and Floyd Grooms, forward, saw their share of time on the court as
the season progressed. They were cxceptionally good relief men.
Cap't. I. B. "Milo" Akers "bulled" his way through the hardest scrimmages and charged along
to his quota of points. He was high point man in several games. Perhaps "Pop" Akers had some-
thing to do with that.
During the early part of the Tiger schedule, Lynn Keeny played regularly at the center position.
Lynn was exceptionally good on rebound shots. He was very well liked by teammates and there
was great regret when Lynn was removed from the lineup by an attack of appendicitis. We thought
for cr While that we would lose him altogether, but he has since recovered.
Also a casualty to illness was Glenn Gaff, lanky "B" team star. We hated to see Glenn go, but
he may recover to play college ball. We hope so.
The season schedule follows, by looking it over you will see what was meant when in "the
editorial" we said, "They were very definitely championship material." We'll also doff our hats to
Coach Neel, not only as a good coach, but as a fine fellow to know.
Nevada Opp. Nevada Opp.
Eldorado Springs .... .... 2 8 25 Mt. Vernon .... .... 3 5 l8
Fort Scott .......... .... 5 l 14 Neosho ...,. .... 3 3 37
Fort Scott .... ..., 2 8 22 Carthage . . ..,. 25 33
Carthage . . . .... 29 22 Monett . . . . . . l8 31
Webb City .... .... 2 4 36 Ioplin .. .... 19 56
Webb City .... .... 2 9 22 Lamar .. .... 5l 24
Aurora .... .... 3 7 27 Neosho . . . .... 29 43
Lamar . . .... 32 25
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Back Row: Pauline Flagorg Wanda Clemenseng Frances lonesg Mary Alma Reeder, Annie
Laurie Tow, Twyla McDonald: Patti Lea Braswelly Marie Kasteny Zella Faye Donnell.
Third Row: Muriel Ageeg Iessie Wallaceg Ouida Wilsong Patty Stump: Brooksy Clark,
Barbara lean Petgeng Arlene Smith, Ioan Lindquistg Pauline Morey, Mae Brown, Mary Claire
Stevensp LuCreta Miller, Wilda Moreyg lnda Mae Beasley: Velda Steitz, Norma Norris.
Second Row: Iuanita Davis, Gayle Evans, Tressa Lee Steward, Frances Collinsg Evelyn
lacksony Betty Keetong Virginia Lee Fryer: Dorothy Reeseg Vera Davis: Maxine Faintery Ruby
Reese, Ruth Lindquist, Betty Belle Rinehartg Iune Sanders.
Front Row: Viola Moreyy Margaret Lindquist: june Lois Hopkinsy Miss Dail, sponsory lanie
Beth Tones, Petty Lindquist.
Under the sponsorship of Miss Evelyn Dail, the Girls physical education director, the Girls
Athletic Associations has experienced a Very successful year. Officers of the organization included
the following: Peggy Lindquist, President: Iune Lois Hopkins, Vice-President, Ianie Beth Tones,
Secretaryg Margaret Lindquist, Treasurer.
This year the G. A. A. had approximately sixty members. On Fridays the club had business
meetings. On Tuesday night of each week the Senior G. A. A. held play night, and since the
athletic ability was so different between the Senior and Iunior members the lunior girls played in
the recreation room each Monday after school.
Entertainment at these play nights were basketball, baseball, volyball, aerial darts, deck
tennis, etc. Several basketball games were played with visiting teams. The teams were composed
of any Senior G. A. A. girl who wished to play. For attending these play nights each girl was
awarded five points. When a total of 50 points had been earned an "N" was awarded to that person.
Several new things were done this year, such as: if a girl earned one hundred extra points an
emblem was awarded. Also a list of legitimate excuses were established.
The G. A. A. had two successful candy sales. One to pay for pictures, and one to increase
funds. The dues for the year were 25cg this went to pay for the letters and emblems, and for the
big G. A. A. picnic.
This year the G. A. A. put on stunts between the halves of football and basketball games.
Between the half of a football game the captain was presented with a Victory Banner. This was met
with much spirit.
At the basketball games, aerial darts and deck tennis were played by the Senior girls and
stunts were done by the Iunior G. A. A. girls and gym classes.
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Back Row: Annie Laurie Tow: Ouida W'ilson: Virgie Lee johnson: Barbara lean Petgen:
june Lois Hopkins: Wilda lean Morey: Norma Norris: Viola Morey: Mary Claire Stevens: Evelyn
Iackson: Arlene Smith: LuCreta Miller.
Second Row: Thelma Roland: Beverly Martin: Perline Ramsey: Pauline Flagor: Ruby Reese:
Theda Downey: Dorothy Reese: Betty Keeton: Beverly Pace: Opal Beshore: Ioan Lindquist:
Dorothy Canole: Ruth Lindquist: Pauline Morey: Cara Williams: Fae Bnown: Betty lean Grover:
Velma Iohnston: Virginia Garbacz: Velda Steitz: Virginia Lee Fryer: Wanda Clemensen:
Betty Swaggerg Norma Bone.
Front Row: Patty Stump: lnda Mae Beasley: Margaret Lindquist: Miss Dail, sponsor: lean
Eddlemon: Marjorie Scott: Mae Brown.
The Senior "M" club of 1937-38 underwent a very successful year under the leadership of Miss
Evelyn Dail, Athletic instructor. At the first meeting of the year, approximately 25 students enrolled
for membership. The following officers were elected: President, Margaret Lindquist: Secretary, Patty
lean Stump: Treasurer, lnda Mae Beasley: Hike Master, Viola Morey, and Assistant Hike Master,
Work was started immediately on earning state letters, which in order to have a girl must
earn 1,000 points in posture, scholastic ability, health, good sportsmanship, as well as athletics,
service and sports.
ln October, the Senior "M" members went on a hay ride and Weiner roast which proved to be
a big success.
Still in the same month a ticket sale contest was waged between Iunior "M" and Senior "M"
selling tickets to the motion picture, "Stella Dallas."
Although the contest resulted in defeat for Senior "M" they showed their good sportsmanship
by entertaining the Iunior "M" with a valentine party in February, held in the gymnasium. The
theme of the party was "The Good Ship Valentine," and the girls wore such clothes as would be
worn on the deck of a ship. Games and stunts were carried on throughout the evening. Refreshments
were served of heart sandwiches, ice cream, cookies, candy hearts, and red punch.
ln March another ticket sale was held in which the members of the club sold tickets to "Tom
Sawyer." This was carried on in order to obtain another page for snapshots in the Nevamo.
Many girls earned letters this year which helped to show that the club had a successful and
-Editor, Margaret Welborn.
-Assistant Editor, Margaret Lindquist.
The lunior "M" is an entirely separate organization but the work is carried on in much the
same way as in the Senior Any girl in Iunior High is eligible for membership in the club. The
purpose of the Iunior 'M" is to enable girls to earn their State letters.
The officers elected for the year l937A38 were: President, lean Eddlemon: Secretary, Marjorie
Scott: Treasurer, Mae Brown: Crimson and Gray Reporter, Perline Ramsey: Hike Master, I-oan
The junior first activity included a series of hikes. These were usually taken on a school
day though one sunrise hike on a Saturday morning was enjoyed by all the club members.
The Iunior share of the proceeds from the sale of picture show tickets was spent for
State letters principally. Other purchases included a pedometer for measuring hiking distances
and a first aid kit to use on hikes. The Iunior "M" also purchased a cot, mattress, linen, and blankets
to be used in Miss Dail's checkroom. This was a much needed addition to the physical education
The junior letter is comparable to the senior letter and a girl must excel in the same require-
ments, which are posture, scholastic ability, health, good sportsmanship, athletics, service and
-Editor, Margaret Welborn.
-Assistant Editor, Margaret Lindquist.
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