University of Wisconsin River Falls - Meletean Yearbook (River Falls, WI)

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BUSINESS MANAGERThe Annual Publication ofo the State Teachers College at River Falls, Wisconsin VOLUME 1 THIRTYINDUSTRIAL ARTS FOREWORD The primary aim of the makers of this book has been to discover and record by word and picture those things that have made this year different from any other year and have given it the right to claim its own place in the chronicles of student life. Our secondary aim has been to record that commonplace but necessary information which is needed to make the record of any year complete. We have enjoyed our task; we hope you will enjoy the book.SOUTH HALL ontents: ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ACTIVITIES ORGANIZATIONSNORTH HALLADMINISTRATION" REGENT J. H. GRIMM BOARD OF REGENTS Officers Edward J. Dempsey.......................................President Edgar G. Doudna.........................................Secretary John M. Smith....................................State Treasurer Personnel Edward J. Dempsey Oshkosh John Callahan, State Superintendent, ex-officio Madison R. I. Dugdale Platteville Dr. G. N. Sundquist Superior Mrs. Charles H. Crown hart Madison Jay H. Grimm . River Falls Peter J. Smith Eau Claire Wilson Dalzell Stevens Point Mrs. Beatrice Corr .... Milwaukee Dr. R. H. Dixon Whitewater Thomas H. Skemp Im CrossePRESIDENT J. H. AMESStudents of 1941 are facing a future full of uncertainties. There is evidence all about us that the minds of men arc full of confusion and doubt. Should this be true? Confusion as to what? Doubt of whom? We are certain of some great and abiding values. Whatever else democracy may mean and imply, it places a high value on the worth of the individual human being and his right to a voice in determining his own destiny. Is there doubt as to the worthiness of this ideal? The young men and women in our colleges are conscious of the priceless value of freedom as enjoyed in our country. We shall not surrender to forces which would destroy it by establishing in the world a new order designed to elevate an economic and political system and to depreciate the individual. We are not willing to surrender that for which men have striven through the years. We will not discard this pattern of life to accept a new model. Believing in ourselves and in the ideals upon which our social order is based, we must be prepared to defend these principles in order that the American way of life—our way of life—may not perish from the earth. J. H. AmesArthur N. Johnson B.S. University of Wisconsin M_S. Iowa Slate Agricultural College Animal Husbandry Roy E. Spriggs B.S. Kansas State Agricultural College M-$. Iowa State Agricultural College Agricult u ral Engineering William Scgerstroin B.S.M.Stout Institute MS. University of Minnesota Manual Arts Melvin Wall B.S.. M.S. University of Wisconsin Crops, Soils Clyde B. Campbell B;S. Iowa State Agricultural College M.S. University of Minnesota Teacher Training in Agriculture 12Theodore Settcrquist A.B. Carlo ion College A.M. University of Wisconsin Chemistry Benjamin H. Kettelkamp A.B.. A.M. University of Kansas I'li.l). University of Pittsburgh Zoology Catharine Lieneman A.B. University of Nebraska A.M. Washington University I'll.I). University of Nebraska Botany Margaret Chapman Eidc A.B.. A.M. University of Wisconsin Mathematics Glen P. Junkman Ph.B. University of Wisconsin M.S. University of Iowa Mathematics 3Maud A. Latta A.B. University of Wisconsin A.M. University of Chicago European History Walker D. Wyman B.Ecl. Illinois State Normal University A.M.. Ph.D, University of Iowa Social Sciences, Public Speaking L. Lucile Haddow A.B.. A.M. University of Wisconsin English Nelle L. Schlosser B.S. Boston U'nivcrsity A.M. University of Iowa English. Dramatics Carleton C. Ames B.S.. A.M. University of Minnesota Social Sciences, Science, NY A Director Helen Loeb B.S. State Teachers College, Dc Kalb. Illinois M.A. Northwestern University Sbeech MMarvin D. Geerc Pennsylvania Conservator of Music Warren Conservatory of Music Music Cara Amelia Wharton B.Mus. Gunn School of Music and Dramatic Arts. Chicago History of Music, Theory, Piano B. M. Rozehnal B.M.. M.M. Northwestern University Music, Hand, Orchestra Emmett P. Lowery B.S. Purdue University Athletic Director Mary Louise Branstad A.B. University of Nebraska A.M. Teachers College. Columbia University Physical and Health Education Clifford B. Jucdcs B.S. La Crosse State Teachers College Physical Education 5A Iberia M. Greene B.S. Teachers College. Columbia University Art B. Louise Hilder B.S. University of Minnesota A.M. Teaclicrs College. Columbia University Art in the Training School Rhea Gibson A.B. University of Wisconsin librarian Amy Fuller B.Ed. River Falls State Teachers College A.B. in L.S. University of North Carolina Assistant Librarian Mary Bradley Library School. University of Wisconsin Assistant Librarian 16 A»SCll J Mallei L. .X.W. I Jniversit A-M. ' Icacl-.c .« » I « i it l»i;» 1 i r»» CJ«ro|;ri I i id«os of ;d raska i s College. ’ ■ » iversit Erf 09M . Claclvs M. Zsik - I t■_1 _ 1 nivcrsiiN of (Uiica o I catlici CU 11crc. Claliimbia University »r »mrv r c f i » »Augusta M. Thomas B.S.. M.A. University of Minnesota r.lrnirnlor' Education Adeline C. Patton I'li.B. University of Wisconsin Elementary Education Lois Mintcner B.A. National College of Education M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University Primary Education Alma Rausch B.S. The Stout Institute Home Economics. Cafeteria Arabella Hall. R.N. Marquette University College of Nursing College Nurse 18Esther Murphy Secretary, Training Department Alice Dobberpuhl Recorder Mildred Cowley Stenographer IQMAIN ENTRAN CLASSES After four years of work and play together life-long associations are sure to be formed. Not all that is important in college life is to be found within books and classrooms. 3Saying it in French. . . . The design class goes Pizzaro one better. . . . "Unfold, Ye Portals.” . . . How do you do it. Bill? . . . Dean Stratton II. . . . Ye photographer in the shops. . . . Take it from a woman, Riley. . . . Miss Liencman’s bug-chasers. . . . "Olley” and "Kirk” set the clock ahead. . . . 24"Strai" believes in visual education. . . . See, there it is, Verle. . . . Long longs for leisure. . . . Between classes.. . . Careful, Gib. . . . Some fun, it’s “snow” fooling. ... In the bleachers. . . . Two "Kinnickers” thirst for knowledge. . . . Pep? Pep’s got it.. .. 5Miss Fuller’s man Friday. . . . Manual Arts for Arts. . . . Take a few cc’s of. . . . Practice makes perfect. . . . Puddle-jumping coeds. . . . Hold it, Alma; hang on, Lois. . . . Kargy's right-hand man. . . . Sometimes 1 sit and think and sometimes I just sit. . . . The kodak catches Vodak—in the shops. 26Gilbert Rivard Officers President Donald Martin . Vice-President Eileen Bergemann Secretary Orland Born Treasurer G. P. Junkman Faculty Adviser G.l JUNKMAN 27AAMODT ANNETT BENSON E. BERGEMANN BAKER 0. BERGEMANN BERGSTROM BIRKMOSE RUSSELL AAMODT Spring Valley Science, Music, and Social Science Science Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 3, 4, Cabinet 4; Band 4; A Cappella Chorus 1, 2. 3, 4; Men’s Quartet 2, 3, 4; Concert Company 2, 3; 1941 Melctean; Homecoming Committee 3. VERNA ANNETT Frederic English, History, and Music Y. W. C. A. 1, 2. 3, 4, Cabinet 1. 2. Secretary 3. Vice President 4; Badminton 2. 3. 4: Debate I. 2. 3; Oratory 2; Chorus 1. 2; Homecoming 2. VELOISE BAKER Chetek English, French, and History W. A. A. I: Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Badminton 3. 4: Swimming I; Tennis 1, 2. 3. 4: Debate I; Homecoming I, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3. JOYCE BEARDSLEY Ellsworth English and History G. O. P. 2: Honor Society 4; Masquers 2. 3. 4: Sigma Chi Sigma 3, 4; Class Secretary 3: Basketball I: Band I: Prom Committee 3: Student Senate 3. Secretary 3: "Travelers" 2; "The Sweethearts” 2; "Imaginary Invalid” 3: “The Giant's Stair” 4: Senior Class Play 4. HOWARD BENSON Clear Lake Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics St. Olaf College , 2; F. F. A. 3. 4; Intramural Sports 3, 4. EILEEN BERGEMANN Granton Elementary Education, Art, and Music A. C. E. 4; Palette Club 4; Class Secretary 4: Women's Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4. Secretary-Treasurer 4. BEARDSLEY BORN BRANDT BRKXNER GRANT BERGEMANN Granton Agricultural Education, Science, and Industrial Arts F. F. A. 1. 2, 3. 4: Football 1: Intramural Sports 1. 2. 3,4. EDWIN BERGSTROM Cumberland Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2, 3, 4: Science Club I. 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3, 4, Cabinet 2. 3. 4. Treasurer 2: A Cappella Chorus 3. 4; Homecoming Committee MILDRED BIRKMOSE Hudson Mathematics, Science, and English Mathematics Club 2. 3. 4. Secretary-Treasurer 3, President 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4: A. A. 1. 2. 3, 4, Treasurer 3. Point Secrctarv 4: Basketball I. 2. 3. 4; Hockey I. 2. 3. 4: Volleyball 1. 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 2; Prom Committee 3. ORLAND BORN Algoma Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3. 4. President 4; "R” Club 3, 4: Y. M. C. A. I. 2: Class Treasurer 4: Badminton 1. 2; Football I. 2. 3. 4: Intramural Sports I, 2. 3,4. THEODORE BRANDT Glenwood City Science, Geography, and Mathematics Mathematics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Club 1, 2, 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 3. 4; Prom Committee 3. ERNEST BRICKNER Elk Mound Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 3, 4; Honor Society 3, 4; "R” Club 1. 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4. 28PEARL BURTON Hudson English nml History Palette Club 3, 4; Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4; Class Secretary 2; Homecoming Committee I. 3. I: Prom Committee 3. EVERETT CHAPMAN Amcrv History, Geography, and English Honor Society 3, 4; Pi Kappa Delta 3. 4: Debate I. 2, 3. 4: Oratory 1, 2. 3; 1941 Melctcan. Editor-in-Chief: Student Voice 4: Assembly Program Committee 4; Homecoming Committee 2. 3: Student-Faculty Relations 4: Student Senate 4. JEAN CHRISTENSON River Falls Elementary Education, Geography, and Art A. C. E. 4. Secretary 4: Palette Club 2. 3. 4; Y. W. C. A. I, 2, 3, 4. Cabinet 4; Chonis 2. EARLE CLAUSEN Milltown Agricultural Education, Science, and Industrial Arts F. F. A. 2. 3. 4: Y. M. C. A. 2, 3. LOGAN C RES WELL River Falls Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 4: Y. M. C. A. I: Swimming I: Student Voice I: Homecoming Committee I. HAROLD DIERMEIER ' Stratford Science, Social Science, and Geography Honor Society 2, 3, 1: "R” Club 2. 3. 4. Secretary 4; Science Club 3, 4: Football I, 2. 8. 4: Intramural Sports 3, 4; 1940 Meletean; Party Committee 4. Vice-President 4: Prom Committee 3, Chairman 3. WILLARD DOWNI NO Grantsburg History, Science, and Geography Honor Society 3, 4; Science Club 4: Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3. 4; Dcbat'e I, 3; Chorus I; Student Voice 4. FRED DIJBBE l.uverne, Minnesota lliology. Social Science, and English Die Deutsche Gesellschaft I, 2; Honor Society 4; "R" Club I. 2. 3. 4: Science Club 3, 4: Class Treasurer I; Badminton 2, 3; Football 1, 2. 3, 4. Captain 4: Swimming I. 2. 3. Instructor 3: Track I. 2. 3: Volleyball 2, 4; Intramural Sports 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 2; Party Committee 2: Prom Committee 3: Winter Carnival Committee 2. Chairman 2. AMANDA FLORNESS Bay City English, History, and Social Science Palette Club 3. 4. Secretary-Treasurer 3: W. A. A. I; Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Tennis 1; Volleyball 1. 3; Women's Chorus I. 2. 3, 4; 1941 Meletean: Student Voice 4: Homecoming Committee 1. 3. 4: Party Committee 4. Chairman 4: Prom Committee 3. DARWIN FOGERTY Roberts English, History, and Latin Debate 3, 4. DAWN GATES Turtle Lake Elementary Education la Crosse State Teachers College I: Midgard-ians 3, 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4: Y. W. C. A. 2. 8. 4: Class Secretary 8; Prom Committee 3. GLENN GERHARD T Ncillsvillc Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; "R" Club I. 2. 3. 4: Football I. 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports 1. 2. 3. 4. BURTON CHAPMAN CHRISTENSON CLAUSEN CRESWIILL DIERMEIER DOWNING DUIIBE FLORNESS FOGERTY CATES GRRIIARDTGRAVES GROSSKREUTZ GUSTAFSON IIERMANSON IIOWE JACKMAN AUDREY GRAVES Baraboo Elementary Education, Art, and English Palette Club 2. 8. 4: Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 8. I: Women's Chorus I, 2: Homecoming Committee 8, 4; Prom Committee 8. LEO GROSSKREUTZ Centum Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2, 8, 4: Science Club I: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3: Intramural Sports I. 2. 8. 4: Homecoming Committee 3. 4. MARJORIE GUSTAFSON Maiden Rock Elementary Education, Geography, and Music A. C. E. 4, President 4; Honor Society I. 2. 8. 4. Treasurer 2: Sigma Chi Sigma 4: A Cappella Chorus 8, 4: Homecoming Committee I. 2: Partv Committee 3. Secretary 3: Prom Committee 8. ROBERT G. HEEBINK Baldwin Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. I: Football I: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3. 4; Homecoming Committee I. 2. 3, 4, VERNON HENRICHS Rice Lake English and Hisloiy Stevens Point State Teachers College I. 2: Masquers 4: Y. M. C A. 3: Cheerleader 4: Homecoming Committee 4: "Hold Everything" 4. Senior Class Play. REUBEN HERMANSON Woodville Science and Mathematics Honor Society 1, 2, 3, 4; Mathematics Club I. 2. 3. 4; Science Club I, 2, 8, 4. Secretary 3: Y. M. C. A. I. 2, 3, 4, Cabinet I. 8. 4. President 4; Concert Band I. 2, 3, 4; Chorus 4; Orchestra I. 2. 3. 4. HEEBINK HENRICHS HERMANSON JACOBSON JERDEE JOHNSON ROGER HERMANSON Prcscoll History, Science, and English Mathematics Club I: Science Club I. 2, 3. 4: Baseball I. 2. 4: Basketball I. 2; Hockey I. 2; Swimming 4: Band I. 2: Orchestra I. 2: Homecoming Committee I. 2. GORDON HOWE Bcldenville Science, Mathematics, and English Mathematics Club I. 2. 3: Science Club 2. 3; A Cappella Chorus I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 3. DUANE JACKMAN River Falls Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 3. 4. CLARENCE JACOBSON Hammond Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 8, 4. MARJORIE JERDEE Star Prairie Elementary Education. History, and English Eau Claire State Teachers College 1. 2: University of Minnesota 3: Y. W. C. A. 1. 2. 3. 4: Debate 4. WINFRED JOHNSON Amery Science, Mathematics, and Social Science Gustavus Adolphus College I. 2: Mathematics Club I. 2; Science Club I. 2. 3. 4: Intramural Sports I. 2.MARSHALL JOHNSTON River Falls English and His lory Conceit Hand I. 2. 3. 4; Marching Hand I. 2. 3: Orchestra 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Voice 1. 2. 3. 4. Kditor 4: Homecoming Committee I. 3: Prom Committee 3. APOLINARY KARASCH Independence Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics V. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Photography Club 2: Science Club I: Intramural Sports 2. 8: Concert Hand I. 2. 3. 4: Marching Band I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee I. 2. 3. 4: Prom Committee 3: Winter Carnival 2. FRANCES KELLY Centuria Junior High School, Art, and English Honor Society I. 2. 3. 4: Palette Club 2. 3. 4: Y. W. G. A. I. 2. 3. 4; Baseball 3; Basketball 2: Women's Chorus 2. 3. Librarian 2: 15)41 Mele-tean Associate Editor: Homecoming Committee 3. 4: Prom Committee 3: Commencement Committee 4. JACK KING Watertown Science, f•eography, and Social Science "R" Club I. 2. 3. 4. Secretary-Treasurer 3. President 4: Science Club 3. 4: Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Tenuis I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 3. 4: . Prom Committee 8. MARION KIRKPATRICK New Richmond English, Music, and History University of Minnesota 1: Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4: Women s 'Chorus 2. 3: A Cappclla Chorus 2. 3: Orchestra 3: Concert Group 2. 3: P. E. O. Award 2. BERNARD KJELSTAD Ellsworth Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4. Reporter 4: Science Club I: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3; Intramural Sports I. 4: Homecoming Committee 2. JOHNSTON’ KARASCII KELLY KLECKER KOSS KRAUSS RICHARD KLECKER Ellsworth Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Science Club I. 2. 3. 4: Y. M. C. A. I. 2: Homecoming Committee 4. ROY KOSS . Algoma Agricultural Education, Science, and Manual Arts F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Badminton I. 2; Intramural Sports I. 2. GERALD KRAUSS Ellsworth History, Geography, and Music Chorus 4: Prom Committee 3. FRED KROEGER Wells. Minnesota Science and History Mankato State Teachers College I: "R” Club 2. 3. 4: Baseball 2. 3. 4: Basketball 2. 3. 4: Football 2. 3. 4: Student Voice 3. 4, Sports Kditor 4. WILLARD LANE Roberts Science, Music, and Mathematics Masquers I. 2. 3. 4. President 3: Mathematics Club I. 2. 3. 4: Science Club I. 2. 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3. 4: Class President I: Concert Band I. 2. 3. 4: Marching Band I. 2. 3. I: Field Marshal 3: Orchestra 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 2: Student Senate 1: Winter Carnival Committee I. 2. Co-Chairman 2: "Tons of Money" 2: "Polly With a Past" 2: "Bills" 2: "Oatmeal" 2: "The Whirlwind" I: “Tables Turn” 3. ELWYN LARSEN New Auburn Agricultural Education. Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 3. 4: Rural Life Club I. 2. KING KIRKPATRICK KJELSTAD KROEGER LANE LARSENLARSON LOVELL MAKI MARTIN MATTISON MONETTE NESS NIELSEN ' ARNOLD OLSON ARTHUR OLSON A. PALM S. PALM MYRTLE LARSON Prescott Education, Art, and English Midgardians 4, Secretary 4; Palette Club 4: Y. V. C. A. I. 2, 3, 4; Chorus 3, 4. BERNICE LOVELL River Falls Elementary Education, Art, and Geography Midgardians 4, Program Chairman 4: W. A. A. I. 2. 3. 4, Vice-President 2. Hockcv Chairman 3: Basketball I. 2. 3. 4: Hockey I. 2. 3: Volleyball I. 2. 3: Women's Chorus I. 2. 3: Orchestra I. 2: Prom Committee 3: Mother's Day Committee 3. GEORGE MAKI Owen Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Science I. 2: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Baseball I. 2. 4; Football I. 2; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. DONALD MARTIN Hammond Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3, 4: Masquers 3. 4; Pi Kappa Delta 3. 4: Science Club I. 2: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Class Vice-President 4; Football I. 2: Hockey I: Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. 4: Volleyball 3. 4: Debate I. 3, 4: Student Voice 3. 4. Sports Editor 4: Homecoming Committee 4. Chairman 4: "Imaginary Invalid" 4; “Night Must Fall’’ 4. Senior Class Play. HAROLD MATTISON Blair Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3. 4, Reporter 3: Honor Socictv I. 2. 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. 1. 2, 3, 4. Cabinet 2. 3. 4. Treasurer 3. ENSOR MONETTE Sopcrton Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4: “R' Club 3. 4: Football 2. 3. JAMES NESS Alma Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3. 4: Science Club 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 4: Intramural Sports 2. 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 2, 3. ARILD NIELSEN Ccnturia History, Mathematics, and Social Science Grand View College. Des Moines. I. 2; Honor Society 3. 4: Mathematics Club 4; Y. M. C. A. 3. ARNOLD OLSON Holmen Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 4; "R" Club 4: Science Club 3: Basketball I. 2. 3: Football 3. 4; Track 3. 4; Bands I; Chorus I. 2. ARTHUR OLSON Woodville Science, Mathematics, and Geography Science Club I. 2. 3. 4: Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3. ARTHUR PALM Ogema Chemistry, Music, and Mathematics Mathematics Club 4: Science Club I. 2. 3. 4: Intramural Sports 2? Bands I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 1. STANLEY PALM Milltown Mathematics, Science, and History Mathematics Club 2. 3. 4: "R" Club 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. I. 2: Basketball I. 2, 3. 4: Intramural Sports I. 2, 3. 4; Tennis 3; Prom Committee 3. 32DOROTHY PARRISH Ellsworth History and English V. A. A. I. 2, 3, 4: Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3: Baseball I. 2. 3. 4: Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Hockey I. 2. 3. 4: Volleyball I. 2, 3. 4: Women’s Glee Club I. 2: Homecoming Committee 1. 3; Prom Committee 3. MARJORIE PATTON Dane Elemental)' Education, Music. and Geography Chorus 3; Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. PAUL PRUCHA River Falls History, Latin, and English Honor Society I, 2. 3. 4; Palette Club 3, 4, Chairman I: Pi Kappa Delta 3. 4, President 4; Class Vice-President I: Golf 10 2, 3, 4; Debate 2, 3, 4; Marching Band I, 2. 3, 4. Drum Major 2, 3, 4; Orchestra I. 2. 3. 4; 1940' Meletean, Business Manager; Student Voice 3; Student Senate 4, Vice-President 4. DANA RASMUS River Falls History, English, and Latin Masquers 3; Debate 3: 1940 Meletean; Student Voice 3; Homecoming Committee 2, 3; Prom Committee 8; "Tables Turned" 8. CATHERINE REAGAN River Falls Elementary Education and Art Palette Club 3, 4, Executive Board 4; Chorus 2. 3i A. C. E. 4. LEONA RHODEY Hudson Junior High School, English, and Geography G. O. P. 2. 3, 4: W. A. A. I, 2. 3, 4: Y. W. C. A. I; Badminton 2. 3; Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; Hockey I, 2, 3. 4: Volleyball I, 2: 1941 Meletean: Homecoming Committee I: Prom Committee 3. GILBERT RIVARD Stillwater, Minnesota Science, Mathematics, and Geography “R" Club 2, 3, 4: Science Club I. 2. 3. 4; Class President 2, 4; Football I. 2. 3. 4: Swimming 2, 3; Intramural Sports 1. 2; Homecoming Committee I. 2. 4; Dad's Day Chairman 3; Party Committee I. 2: Student-Faculty Relations 3. 4: Student Senate 2. 3. 4. President 4. ROBERT RUDESILL Baldwin Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3, 4; Honor Society I. 2. 3, 4; Science Club I, 2; Y. M. C. A. I, 2, 3; Badminton 2, 3: Football 1; Intramural Sports 1. 2. 3, 4: Bands 1; Party Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. M. JOYCE SCHWAI.EN River Falls Elementaly Education, Art, and Geography Palette Club 4: W. A. A. 1. 2. President 2: Y. W. C. A. 4; Baseball I, 2: Basketball 1. 2; Hockey I. 2: Soccer I, 2: Volleyball I, 2. DOLA SCHWARTZ Milltown Elementary Education, Art, and Geography A. C. K. 4, Treasurer 4; Honor Society 4; Palette Club 3, 4. Secretary-Treasurer 4: Sigma Chi Sigma 3, 4. Secretary 4: Chorus 2; Prom Committee 3. DONALD SCHWARTZ Milltown Science, Mathematics, and Geography Mathematics Club I, 2: "R" Club I, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 4: Science Club 2, 3. 4. Vice-President 4: Y. M. C. A. I. 2; Basketball I, 2, 3, 4. WILLIAM SIREK Rice Lake Science. Mathematics, and History Masquers 3. 4: Science Club 2. 3. 4: Mathematics Club I. 2. 3. 4: "Dr. Gurney" 3. PARRISH PATTON PRUCHA RASMUS RIVARD SCHWALEN DOLA SCHWARTZ REAGAN DONALD SCHWARTZ RHODEY RUDESILL SIREK• SOBOTTKA STIGHT SWANSON O. THOMPSON TIMMERMAN TOUSLEY RAY SOBOTTKA Maiden Rock Science, Mathematics, and Music Mathematics Club I, 3; Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 3; Bands 1, 2, 3, 4. ARTHUR STIGHT Maiden Rock Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Mathematics Club 2; Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1; Hockey 1, 2; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3; Swimming 1; Homecoming Committee FRANK SWANSON Hawkins Agricultural Education, Science, and Industrial Arts F. F. A. 1. 2. 3, 4. Vice-President 4; Honor Society 3. 4: Science Club 2. 3. 4. Vice-President 3; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 2. 3. JOHN SYMES River Falls Science, Mathematics, and Industrial Arts Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Hockey 1, 2; Marching Band I, 2. 3. CLARENCE THOMPSON Downing Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2. 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. 1; Intramural Sports 1, 3. 4; Homecoming Committee 1. HIRAM THOMPSON Blair Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2, 3, 4, Reporter 2: Honor Societv 2. 3. 4; Y. M. C. A. I, 2. 3, 4, Cabinet 2. 3. 4; Debate 1; Student Voice 4. SYMES C. THOMPSON H. THOMPSON TROMM TWEED WALKER ORVILLE THOMPSON Baldwin Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 2, 3, 4; "R" Club 3. 4: Badminton 1, 2, 3: Baseball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2. 3; Football 2. 3. 4: Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 4. MERTON TIMMERMAN River Falls Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4, Secretary 4; Honor Society 1. 2, 3, 4; 1941 Meletean. Business Manager; Student Voice 4. Editorial Writer; Homecoming Committee 4. LOREN TOUSLEY Baldwin History, Geography, and German Die Deutsche Gcscllschaft 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 2; Football 1, 2. MARIE TROMM Hawkins Elementary Education, Music, and Geography Midgardians 3. 4. Program Chairman 3. President 4: W. A. A. I. 2. 3, 4: Y. W. C. A. I. 2; Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Volleyball 1, 2. 3: A Cap pella Chorus 3: Women’s Chorus I, 2, 3; Quartet 3; Homecoming Committee 4. JUNE TWEED Prairie Farm Elementary Education, Geography, and English A. C. E. 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4: Y. W. C. A. 2. 3, 4: Student Voice 4: Homecoming Committee 4. Queen 4: Student Senate 4. BRUCE WALKER Hayward Agricultural Education and Science University of Wisconsin I. 2; F. F. A. 3. 4: Y. M. C. A. 3. 4. 34MARSHALL WARD Mondovi Chemistry, Music, and English Mathematics Club 1, 2; Science Club 1, 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. I, 2. 3, 4; Hockey I, 2; Bands 1, 2. 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. ARNO WESENBERG Bloomer Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2, 3. 4; "R" Club 3. 4; Science Club 2: Y. M. C. A. I; Badminton 1, 2; Intramural Sports 3, 4; Football 1. 2, 3, 4. SIGFRIED WIKHOLM Urbana, Illinois Junior High School, Geography, and History University of Illinois 3; Y. M. C. A. I, 2. 3; Baseball 1; Hockey 1, 2; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball I, 2. ROBER'I WILLS Watertown Science, Social Science, and Geography Science Club 3. 4; Hockey 1. 2. 3; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. GRAYDON WOOD Elmwood Chemistry, Mathematics, and Geography Honor Society 4: Mathematics Club I, 2, 3. 4; Science Club 1. 2, 3, 4; Y. M. C. A. 3; Swimming 1. 2. META WRIGHT Ladysmith English, History, and Art Palette Club I. 2, 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 2, President 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 4; Y. W. C. A. I. 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 3; Badminton 3, 4; Tennis 3, 4; 1938 and 1940 Mclctcan; Prom Committee 3. KEITH WURTZ Elmwood Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2, 3, 4; Honor Society 4; Science Club I. 2, 3. 4. Treasurer 3; Class Vice-President 3; Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4; Debate I, 2, 3, 4: Student Voice 2, 3. 4; Homecoming Committee 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. EUGENE WYCOFF Nyc Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 1. 2. 3. 4. Vice-President 4: Y. M. C. A. 1; Baseball I. 2; Football I; Homecoming Committee 4. RICHARD YANISCH Ellsworth Science, Mathematics, and Social Science Die Deutsche Gesellschaft I. 2. 3: Honor Societv 1, 2, 3, 4; Mathematics Club I. 2: Science Club 1. 2. 3. 4. Secretary 3: Photography Club 4; Student Voice 2. 3. 4. ERWIN ZIE1.KF. Gran ton Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. I. 2. 3. 4: Hockey 2; Volleyball 3. 4: Bands I. 2. 3: Orchestra I. 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Committee 3. 4. WARD WESENBERG WIKHOLM WILLS ' WOOD WURTZ WYCOFF ZIELKE WRIGHT YANISCH£BENDIX JACOBSON TRACY I unLOZi Officers Edward Jacobson..............................President Warren Winberg..........................Vice-President Margaret Bendix..............................Secretary Marian Tracy.................................Treasurer Mabel Jorstad Faculty Adviser Benjamin H. Kettelkamp . Faculty Adviser MABEL JORSTAD BENJAMINAAMODT ABITZ ADERIIOLD ATKINSON BARQUEST BEHLING HARRY AAMODT Spring Valley Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports if 2, 3; Chorus 1, 2, 3; Men's Quartet 2; F. F. A. Quartet 3. GERTRUDE ABITZ Wausau Elementary Education, English, and Geography Y. W. C. A. I, 2, 3; Midgardians 3; Women’s Chorus 3. NORMAN ADERHOLD Athens Agricultural Education, Science, and Manual Arts F. F. A. 1, 2. 3: Masquers 1; Science Club I: Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3; Track 1. MARGUERITE ALLEN Pepin Elementary Education, Art, and Geography Midgardians 3; Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3: Co-ed Band 2, 3; Women’s Chorus I, 2, 3. ROBERT ANDERSON Hudson Science and Music Bands 1, 2, 3: Orchestra 1, 2, 3. LAWRENCE ARTS Tony Agricultural Education F. A. A. I, 2. 3: Intramural Sports I. 2, 3; Volleyball 3. ALLEN ANDERSON ARTS BENDIX BERG BILLER STANLEY ATKINSON Danbury Mathematics Masquers 2, 3: Mathematics Club 3; Y. M. C. A. 2; Marching Band 1, 2; Homecoming Committee 1. 2, 3: “Imaeinery Invalid" 2; "Night Must Fall" 3; “Comhusk Doll" 3. GLENN BARQUEST Cadott Agricultural Education and Science F. A. A. I. 2. 3; Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3. Cabinet 3. MARION BEHLING Amery Elementary Education, History, and Art Die Deutsche Gesellschaft 1; Midgardians 3. MARGARET BENDIX Woodvillc Social Science, Music, and English Die Deutsche Gesellschaft 2, 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3; Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3: Class Secretary 3; Women's Chorus I, 3; Orchestra 1. 2, 3; Student Voice 2; Prom Committee 3. LEONARD BERG Bloomer Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2, 3: Photography Club 1, 2: Science Club 1, 2, 3; Track 1. VIRGINIA BILLER Glen Flora Elementary Education University of Wisconsin I: Honor Society 3; Midgardians 3; Y. W. C. A. 1; Women's Chorus 2: Student Voice 3. 33GENEVA BLEISNER Baldwin Elementaty Education, Music, and Art A. C. E. 3: Palette Club 3; W. A. A. 1, 2, 3; V. W. C. A. 1. 2, 3; Badminton 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3; Swimming 1, 2, 3; Tennis 1, 2, 3; Coed Marching Band 8; Student Voice 3; Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. BURTON BOETTCHER Chippewa Falls History, Geography, and Biology Eau Claire State Teachers College I: "R” Club 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Intramural Sports 2, 3. EARL BOETTCHER Bloomer Agricultural Education and Science F. A. A. I, 2, 3; Science Club 1, 2; V. M. C. A. 2, 3; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3. HERBERT BOETTCHER Cadott Agricultural Education and Science Eau Claire State Teachers College 1, 2; F. F. A. 3; Science Club 3; Y. M. C. A. 3; Debate 3. WILMA BOROWSKI Almena Elementary Education, Science, and Geography Midgardians 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 3; Women’s Chorus 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3. IRENE BRESLIN Downing Elementary Education Masquers 3; Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 3; Chorus 3: Student Voice 3: Homecoming Committee 2; Prom Committee 3. GLEN BRIGHAM Whitewater Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. I, 2, 3; Science Club 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports I. 2, 3; Marching Band 1; Homecoming Committee 1, 3; Cheerleader 3. RUEBEN BURTARD Curtiss Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2. 3; Science Club 1, 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Swimming 1, 2, 3; Volleyball I. 2, 3; Prom Committee 3. ELVERA BUSS River Falls Elementary Education, Science, atid Art A. C. E. 3; Palette Club 3; Science Club 3; Swimming I; Chorus 2; Homecoming Committee 1. LARRY CASEY New Richmond History, English, and Science Die Deutsche Gcscllschaft 2, 3; Intramural Sports 3; Student Voice 3; Homecoming Committee 3. GEORGE CHIPMAN Danbury Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. JOYCE CHUBB River Falls English and History Masquers 2. 3, Secretary 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3: W. A. A. 2, 3, President 3; Basketball I, 2. 3: Hockey 1, 2, 3: Debate 2; Prom Committee 3; "Sham” 2; "Night Must Fall” 3. BLEISNER B. BOETTCHER E- BOETTCHER H. BOETTCHER BOROWSKI BRESLIN BRIGHAM BURTARD BUSS CASEY CHIPMAN CHUBBCOR DBS COWLES DELORIT DOORNINK EHLERS ERICSON ARNOLD CORDES Comstock Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Honor Society 1, 2, 3; Science Club 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 2, 3, Treasurer 3. DONALD COWLES Hudson Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1.2: Honor Society 2, 3. RICHARD DELORIT Forcstville Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. 1. 2: Intramural Sports I. 2. 3: Homecoming Committee 3: Party Committee 3: Prom Committee 3. ROCHELLE DEVINE Ellsworth English, History, and Latin W. A. A. 2: Orchestra I. 2. 3. ARDIS DIXON River Falls Elementary Education Midgardians 3. LELAND DOBBERSTE1N New London Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3: "R" Club 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. 1; baseball 3: Football I. 2, 3: Intramural Sports 1. 2, 3. DEVINE DIXON DOBBER STEIN BRIBER FELLRATH FROLIK HAROLD DOORNINK Baldwin Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 3: Honor Society 3. President 3: Intramural Sports 1. 2. 3; Men's Chorus 3: F. F. A. Quartet 3: Homecoming Committee 3. IRVING EHLERS Neillsville Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2, 3: Intramural Sports 1, 2. 3. LEON ERICSON Frederic Mathematics and Science Mathematics Club 3; Y. M. C. A. 1. 2. 3: Basketball 1: Football 1. 2; Intramural Sports I, 2: Chorus 3: Men's Quartet 3: Prom Committee 3. ROBERT FEILER Elmwood Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 2. 3; Y. M. C. A. 3: Intramural Sports 1, | 3. VONNIE FELLRATH Clayton Elementary Education, Music, and Geography Masquers 3: W. A. A. I. 2. 3: Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, 3. Cabinet 2, 3: A Cappclla Chorus 2, 3: Women’s Chorus 1. 2. 3: Prom Committee 3; “Back To Your Knitting” 3. DONALD FROLIK Rice Lake Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 1. 2. 3: "R” Club 2, 3; Baseball I. 2. 3: Intramural Sports I. 2. 3; Homecoming Committee 2. 40OLIVER GLANZMAN Mondovi History, Geography, and English Honor Society 1, 2, 3, Secretary-Treasurer 3: Y. M. C. A. 2. 3; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3: Debate 2, 3: Oratory 2; 1941 Meletcan; Student Voice 3: Homecoming Committee 3. THEODORE GI.EITER Hammond Mathematics and Science Matt Claire State Teachers College I: Honor Society 2. 3, Vice-President 3; Mathematics Club 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. 2, 3, Cabinet 3: Badminton 2. 3: Bands 2, 3; Chorus 3: Orchestra 2. 3: Prom Committee 3. HAROLD GOETKIN Downing History, English, and Music Y. M. C. A. I; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 3; Bands 1, 2, 3. IRENE GONSKE Rice Lake Elementary Education, History, and English A. C. E. 3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2. 3; Women's Chorus 8. MARY GREENFIELD New Richmond Elementary Education Chorus 1, 2. GERTRUDE GREWE Amery Elementary Education Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3. DONALD GRIFFEY River Falls Science, Mathematics, and Geography Mathematics Club 3: Y. M. C. A. 3.' VIRGINIA GRIFFI TH River Falls English, Speech Honor Society I. 2, 3; Masquers 1, 2, 3, President 3: W. A. A. I. 2, 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3: Chorus I; A Cappclla Chorus I, 2, 3: Y. W. C. A. Dance Orchestra 8: Party Committee 3; Prom Committee 3: "The Travellers” 1; “The Imaginary Invalid" 2; "Good Medicine” 3. MYRON GROSKOPP Siren Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 2. 8; Bands 1, 2, 3; Orchestra 2. LeROY HAGEMANN Ellsworth Chemistry, Geology, and Social Science Mathematics Club I: Science Club 1. 2. 3: Badminton 1; Football I; Volleyball I. 2: Debate 3. DOUGLAS HARLANDER Ellsworth Science, Social Science, and Geography Die Deutsche Gcsellschaft 2: Science Club 3; Badminton 3; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. LOIS HATCH Boardman Elementary Education, History, and English Honor Society 3; Midgardians 3; Y. W. C. A. 2, 3: Women's Chorus 2; Student Voice 3. GLANZMAN GRIFFEY GLEITER GOETKIN GROSKOI'P GONSKE HACKMAN' GREENFIELD GREWE HATCH GRIFFITH HARLANDERHRRUM HULL ISAACSON IVERSON IIILLRSTAD HOLLANDER JACOBSON JANICKI JENNINGS ARTHUR HERUM River Falls Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 2, 3; Homecoming Committee 2. MILDRED HILLESTAD Amery Mathematics, English, and Science Honor Society 1, 2, 3; Mathematics Club I, 2, 3; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2: Orchestra 1. 2; 1941 Mclctcan, Associate Editor 3; Student Voice 3; Prom Committee 3. ARLYN W. HOLLANDER Brandon Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 3.; Baseball 2, 3; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3. HOWARD HULL Hammond Agricultural Education F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Honor Society 2. 3; Intramural Sports 1, 2; Homecoming Committee 1, 2. RUPERT ISAACSON Nye Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2, 3: "R" Club 2, 3; Football 1, 2, 3. LaVONNE IVERSON Amery Elementary Education, Geography, and Social Science Honor Society 2, 3; Y. W. C A. 1, 2, 3; Mid-gardians 2, 3; Women’s Chorus 3. A. JOHNSON D. JOHNSON J. JOHNSON EDWARD M. JACOBSON Cumberland Social Science, History, and Geography Science Club 1; Y. M. C. A. 2, 3; Class Vice-President 2. President 3: Golf 2, 3; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3: Homecoming Committee 2, 3; Party Committee 3; Prom Committee 3; Student Senate 3. JOSEPH JANICKI Stanley Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2. 3: Homecoming Committee 3; Party Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. MERLIN JENNINGS Blair Agricultural Education F. F. A. 1, 2; Science Club 1; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2; Homecoming Committee 2. ARCHIE JOHNSON Madison Agricultural Education and Science University of Wisconsin 1, 2; F. F. A. 3. DONALD JOHNSON Ellsworth Elementary Education, History, and Geography Science Club 1; Palette Club 3; Intramural Sports 2, 3; Homecoming 1. JUNE JOHNSON River Falls English, History, and Music Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3, President 3: Masquers 2, 3: W. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, 3: Bands 1, 2, 3: Orchestra 2, 3; Student Voice 2; Student Senate 3; “Courtship” 3. 4 LAWRENCE JOHNSON Frederic Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Chorus 3; F. F. A. Quartet 3; Y. M. C. A. Quartet. LUCILLE KANE Maiden Rock History, English, and French Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3, Vice-President 3; Honor Society 1. 2. 3; Class Secretary 2: Swimming I: Hand 1. 2, 3; Orchestra I. 2. 3; Student Voice I. 2, 3, Desk Editor 2, News Editor 3: Assembly Committee 3; Student Senate 3; Student-Faculty Relations Committee 3, Treasurer 3. EMMET KAUL Tony Agricultural Education and Science I . F. A. 1, 2, 3; Masquers 1, 2, 3; Science Club 1; Y. M. C. A. I. 2; Basketball 1, 2; Intramural Sports 1. 2, 3; Chorus 1, 2; Homecoming Committee 2; Prom Committee 3; “Imaginary Invalid” 2; "Hold Everything" 3; "Facing Facts” 2. LOUISE KELLEY River Falls English, Music, and History Honor Society 3; Student Voice 3. EMMETT KELLY Amery Science and Mathematics “R” Club 3; Football 2, 3. ELLEN KESSLER Clear Lake Elementary Education, Art, and Geography A. C. E. 3; Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2. 3: Chorus 3. JOHNSON KANE KAUL KLISZCZ THOMAS KLISZCZ Cable Science, Mathematics, and Geography Mathematics Club I, 2, 3, Secretary-Treasurer 3; “R” Club 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1; Baseball 2, 3: Intramural 1, 2; Bands 1. DOLORES KRAMSCHUSTER Bloomer English, History, and Latin Honor Society 1, 2, 3: Pi Kappa Delta 2, 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3; W. A. A. 1, 2; Debate 2, 3; Student Voice 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3; Student Senate Committee 2; Student Senate 3. JOHN LADWIG Stanley Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3; Baseball 3; Intramural Sports I, 2, 3. SILVER STAR LaRA Grantsburg English, Latin, and History Masquers 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 3, Secretary 3; Women's Chorus 3; Student Voice 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee 3; “Courtship" 3. HARRY LARSON New Auburn Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2, 3; Y. M. C. A. 3. NORMAN LARSON Colfax Mathematics and Science Mathematics Club 2, 3; Homecoming Committee KELLY KELLEY KESSLER KRAMSCHUSTER LADWIG URA H. LARSEN N. LARSONLAURENT LBADIIOLM LORENTZEN LYONS NORLANDRR McDOWEI-L LOVELL LOWE LUCENTE MILLER MORTIMER NELSON BELLE LAURENT Thorp History and English .Honor Society 2. 3. MILLICENT LEADHOLM Amery Elementary Education A. C. E. 3, Vice-President 3; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, Cabinet 3; Chorus 3. ROBERT LORENTZEN New Richmond Agricultural Education and Science DOROTHY LOVELL River Falls Elementary Education, Music, and Art W. A. A. 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2; Soccer 1, 2; Volleyball 1, 2; Women s Chorus 1, 2, 3; A Cappella 2, 3; Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Sextette 3; Y. W. C. A. Orchestra 3. MARLYS LOWE River Falls Elementary Education, Music, and Art Masquers I, 2, 3; A Cappella Chorus 3; Women’s Chorus I; Party Committee 1, 2; Prom Committee 3: "Courtship" 2; "Giants’ Stair” 3. JOHN LUCENTE Cumberland Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2, 3; Science Club 1, 2; Class Treasurer 2; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3; Homecoming Committee 2, 3; Party Committee 3; Prom Committee 3. ELEANOR LYONS Glcnwood City English, French, and History Latin Club 3: Chorus 3: Prom Committee 3. ANNA MAE McDOWELL Hudson Elementary Education Cheerleading 3; Party Committee 3. BERDEENA MILLER Ellsworth Elemental Education, Art, and History A. C. E. 3, Vice-President 3; Masquers 3; Y. W. C. A. 2, 3, Cabinet 3; Women’s Cliorus 1: Prom Committee 8; "The Giants' Stair" 3. REXFORD MORTIMER Ellsworth Science, Mathematics, and English Y. M. C. A. 3. HERBER T NELSON Prciuice Science, Mathematics, and Music Honor Society 3; Mathematics Club I, 2, 3: Science Club 1, 2. 3; Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. Secretary 3; Bands I. 2, 3; Chorus 3; Prom Committee 3. HOWARD NORLANDER River Falls Science and Mathematics Honor Society 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. I. 2, 8. 44GEORGE NOYES Ccnuiria Science, Mathematics, and Social Science Mathematics Club 2: "R" Club 2. 3; Science Club 1; Baseball 2. 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3. EVELYN OFTEN Clayton Elementary Education, Music, and Geography Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3: Midgardians 3; Chorus 1. 3; Student Voice 3; Homecoming Committee 3. EDWIN R. OLSON Chippewa Falls Agricultural Education and Science Kan Claire State Teachers' College 1; F. F. A. 2, 3: Y. Mi. C. A. 2. 3: Baseball 1; Football 1; Intramural Sports 2, 3. EDWARD ONCHUCK Phillips Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2. 3; Y. M. C. A 1, 2, 3; Oratory 1. FRANK PAPPENFUSS Woodlands Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, | 3. MARGARET PARRISH Ellsworth Elementary Education, Geography, and History Palette Club 8; W. A. A. 1; Primary Club 3; Basketball I: Swimming 1; Debate 3; Women’s Chorus I. 2. NOYES OFTEN OLSON PBTBRSON PHILLIPS VIRGINIA PETERS River Falls Elementary Education, History, and Art Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2; Midgardians 3; Chorus 2; Student Voice 3. ORVILLE PETERSON Colfax "R” Club 2, 3; Basketball 1; Football I, 2, 3; Swimming 3. CHARLES PHILLIPS River Falls Mathematics and Science Masquers 2, 3; Mathematics Club 2. 3; Intramural Sports 2, 3; Marching Band I. 2. 3; Prom Committee 3; "Thank You Doctor" 2; "Courtship" 3; "Cornhusk Doll" 3. ANNA PLESZCZYNSKI Wcyerhauser Elementary■ Education, Art, and Music Superior State Tcachfcrs College I; Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. 2; A Cappella Chorus 3. IRENE RAAWE Cameron History, English, and Geography Pi Kappa Delta 2. 3. Secretary 3: Honor Society 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3: W. A. A. 1, 2, 3: Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3. Cabinet 2. 3: Debate 2. 3: Extempore 2. 3: Student Voice 2. 3: Homecoming Committee 2. MAE ROCKMAN Barron Elementary Education, Geography, and English Midgardians 3; Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3; Women's Chorus 2; Student Voice 1, 3. ONCHUCK PAPPENFUSS PARRISH PLESZCZYNSKI RAAWE PETERS ROCKMANRODDE ROHR RONNERUD SCI li: IDE SCHMIDT SETTER SHU EL SNIDER SOLSTAD SOI. VI! SON SOMSBN STAMSTAD OSCAR RODDE River Falls Science and Mathematics Mathematics Club 2: Science Club 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 1, 2, 3. MARY JOHN SHUEL River Falls Junior High School, Science, and English G. O. P. 1. 2: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3; Y. W. C. A. 1, 2; Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Commit tee 2. CHARLES ROHR Beaver Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3: Honor Society 1. 2. 3: Intramural Sports 1. 2. 3. NORBERT SNIDER Clayton History, Social Science, and English Die Deutsche Gesellschaft 3; Y. M. C. A. I, 2, 3; Swimming 1; Student Voice 1, 2. 3. PHILIP RONNERUD Gratiot Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. 2. 3. HERBA SOLSTAD Woodvillc Elementary Education, Geography, and English Cam rose Normal, Alberta, Canada. 1: Honor Society 2. 3; Midgardians 3; Y. W. C. A. 3: Chorus 2. 3. ADELAIDE SCHEIDE Ellsworth English, History, and Latin Honor Society 1, 2, 3; W. A. A. 1; Basketball 1; Volleyball 1: Student Voice 2. NEIL SOLVESON Maiden Rock Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I, 2, 3; Science Club 1, 2; Y. M. C. A. 1. 2, 3; Baseball 2; Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3. HAROLD SCHMIDT Algoma Science, Geography, and History ”R” Club 2. 3; Basketball I, 2. 3; Football 1. 2. 3: Golf I, 2, 3; Intramural Sports 1, 3. EVELYN SOMSEN Baldwin Elementary Education, Geography, and English Midgardians 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3: Y. YV. C. A. 3; Women’s Chorus 1, 3. ANITA SETTER Deer Park English and History Die Deutsche Gesellschaft 2, 3. Secretary 3; Masquers 2. 3: Y. W. C. A. 1. 2. 3. Treasurer 3: Chorus 2: Homecoming Committee 2; "The Imaginary Invalid” 2; “Hold Everything” 3. WALTER STAMSTAD Black River Falls Elementary Education, Music, and Geography University of Wisconsin and La Crosse State Teachers College I: Badminton 1; Volleyball 1; Bands 2. 3: A Cappella Chorus 2; Orchestra 1: Men’s Chorus 1; Men’s Quartet I: Homecoming Committee 3. 46VERLE STRAUB Ellswonh English, History, and Art Paleue Club I. 2. 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3. Treasurer 2: Y. W. C. A. I. 2. 3. Cabinet 2. 3. President 3: Student Voice 2, 3; Prom Committee 3. MARY KATHERINE STUXER Jump River Elementary Education, Art, and English Y. W. C. A. 2, 3; Student Voice 3. ALMA SUMNER River Falls English, Music, and History Honor Society 2, 3; Masquers 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 3; W. A. A. I. 2, 3. Treasurer 3: Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, Cabinet 3; Concert Band 1, 2, 3; Co-ed Band 3; A Capped la Chorus 2, 3: Women’s Chorus 1, 2, 3, President 3; Orchestra 3: Y. W. C. A. Orchestra 3; Women’s Sextette 2; Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee 3; “Night Must Fall” 3; "Back To Your Knitting” 3. FLOY SWANSON Cornell Elementary Education, English, and Geography Palette Club 3; Y. W. C. A. I, 2, 3: Chorus 1, 3. WAYNE SWANSON St. Croix Falls Chemical Engineering Science Club 3; Y. M. C. A. I; Intramural Sports 1. § 3. VERNON TAYLOR Grantsburg History and Geography Football I; Hockey I. HOWARD TESKE Catawba Science, Mathematics, and Geography Mathematics Club I. 2: Science Club I. 2. 3. Secretary 3: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3, Cabinet 3: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3; Homecoming Committee 3. EARL THOMPSON Downing Agricultural Education, Science, and Mechanics F. F. A. 2, 3. LOREN THOMPSON Chetek History and Geography Honor Society 2, 3; Science Club 1; Y. M. C. A. 2, 3, Cabinet 3; Student Voice 2, 3, Business Manager 3; Prom Committee 8: Student-Faculty Relations Committee 3: Student Senate 3. MARJORIE THOMSON River Falls Elementary Education, Music, and Geography A. C. E. 3; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2. 3; Chorus 8; Orchestra 1, 2, 3: Prom Committee 3. LLOYD THOR Grantsburg Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3. MARIAN TRACY Ellsworth Elementary Education, History, and Geography A. C. E. 3: Masquers 3: Class Treasurer 3: Women's Chorus I, 2. 3; Student Voice 3: Homecoming Committee 2. 3; Prom Committee 3. STRAUB STUNER SUMNBR V. SWANSON W. SWANSON I. THOMPSON L. THOMPSON THOMSON TAYLOR TESKE THOR TRACYWALKER TRAYNOR TRECKER VANCE WESSBLS WILCOX WINAKS VODAK WOLP YORK WKBII ZAHRADKA WILLARD TRAYNOR Spring Valley History. English, and Geography Rural Life Club 1. 2, President 2; Intramural Sports 3. WILLIAM TRECKER Park Ridge, Illinois Northwestern University I: "R” Club 2, 3: Baseball I, 2; Football 1, 2: Swimming b ELSIE VANCE Clear Lake Elementary Education, Art, and Geography Palette Club 2. 3; Rural Life Club I. 2; Y. W. C. A. 1. 2, 3. ALBIN VODAK Yuba Agricultural Education. Mechanics, and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3: Science Club 1: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3; Volleyball 1: Prom Committee 3. SHIRLEY WALKER Centuria Biology, Mathematics, and English Honor Society 1. 2. 3: Masquers 3: Prom Committee 3; "The Comhusk DoU” 3. LOIS WEBB Roberts English and Music Honor Society 3; Y. C. A. I. 2: Debate 2. 3: A Cappella 1. 2. 3: Orchestra I. 2. 3: Concert Company 1, 2; Student Voice 1. 2. 3: Party Committee 2. DEAN WESSELS Baldwin Science, History, and Geography Honor Society 3; Science Club 2, 3: Y. M. C. A. 2. 3: Tennis 3; Intramural Sports 1. 2, 3; Marching Band I. 2, 3; Concert Band 3. HOWARD WILCOX River Falls Science and Mathematics Badminton 2. 3: Bands I. 2. 3; Orchestra 3; Student Voice 3; Prom Committee 3. ROGER WINANS Shell Lake Agricultural Eilucalion and Science F. F. A. 1. 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3: Intramural Sports 2. 3: Marching Band 1. 2. 3: Concert Band 3; Orchestra I, 2, 3. ROY WOLF River Falls Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. 1, 2. 3; Intramural Sports 2, 3. ARLYN YORK Amcry Science, Mathematics, and Geography Mathematics Club 1, 2: Science Club 2. 3: Y. M. C. A. I. 2. 3: Intramural Sports I. 2, 3; Debate I. 2: Homecoming Committee 1, 2. ALBERT ZAHRADKA Osceola Agricultural Education and Science F. F. A. I. 2. 3: Masquers 1, 2, 3, Vice-President 3: Science Club 2, 3: Class President 2; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3; Debate 3; Orators' 1, 2; Marching Band 1. 2, 3: Orchestra 1: Homecoming Committee 2; Student Senate 2: “Polly With A Past" I: "Tons Of Money" 1: “Imaginary Invalid" 2: “Kentuckv Moonshine” 2: “Night Must Fall" 3: The Comhusk Doll" 3. 48KELLY TIMMERMAN DYER ODDEN lo-moteA Officers Harold Odden Eugene Kelly .... Leone Timmerman Lester Dyer............... Helen Loeb Carleton Ames President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Faculty Adviser Faculty AdviserAt'DAHI. BACON BARTO ALDRICH BAGAN BEHLING ALVIN ANDERSON BAIRD BERG AUDREY ANDERSON D. BAKER BODIK ANDREA F. BAKER BRACE BABITT BARNES BROOKE KENNETH AFDAHL Hammond Agricultural Education JOHN ALDRICH New Richmond Pre-Professional ALVIN ANDERSON Baldwin Elementary AUDREY ANDERSON Spring Valley Rural JOHN ANDREA River Falls Secondary DONALD BABITT Cornell Pre-Professional CHARLES FREDERICK BACON Ellsworth Secondary KEVIN BAGAN Menomonie Agricultural Education JOHN BAIRD Pre-Professional River Falls DOROTHY BAKER Pre-Professional FAYE BAKER Pre-Professional DOROTHY BARNES Rural Durand Chctck Ellsworth GORDON BARTO Secondary CAROL BEHLING Rural VERNON BERG Agricultural Education Gile ROGER BODIN Washburn Pre-Professional Amery ROBERT BRACE Osceola Agricultural Education Bloomer COLBURN BROOKE Spring Valley Agricultural Education « 0MARTIN BURMEISTER Agricultural Education VIVIAN BUSH Rural SHIRLEY CAMPBELL Rural Marathon Dorchester Elmwood CHARLES CHAPMAN River Falls Pre-Professional BETTY CHINNOCK River Falls Secondary ARTHUR CLOUTIER New Richmond Rural JOHN COLLIER New London Agricultural Education VIRGINIA CUMBERLAND Pre-Nursing Balsam Lake ALMA COLLUM Cornell Elementary ROBERT CRETNEY Dodgevillc Agricultural Education MARJORIE DAHLQUJST River Falls Elementary FRANKLIN LINCOLN DEETZ Mondovi Agricultural Education LEE DOSCH Amery Secondary CHARLES DOSTAL Rice Lake Agricultural Education GERALD DREHMEL Fall Creek Agricultural Education BURMRISTRR BUSH CAMPBELL COLLI I!R COLLUM CRETNET DOSCH DOSTAL DRBIIMEL LESTER DYER Fond du Lac Agricultural Education DOROTHY EDKINS River Falls Secondary CECIL EKENSTEDT Cumberland Pre-Professional CHAPMAN CHINNOCK CLOUTIER CUMBERLAND DAHLQUIST DEETZ DYER EDKINS EKENSTEDTENliGI! E. GARLID GO LI Z ERDMANN R.GAMJD GRANT FELDMAN L. GILBERTSON GRUNKE FOY M. GILBERTSON GUTTLER FRANK GOBLE G. IIAGESETH FROST GOLDEN N. HAGESET1I WILLIAM ENLOE Agricultural Education Hudson MARVIN ERDMANN Agricultural Education Algoma BETH FELDMAN Pre-Professional Bay Gily ELDON GARLID Pre-Professional Ellsworth ROLAND GARLID Pre-Professional Roberts LA VERNE GILBERTSON A gricul 111 ra 1 Ed uca tion Elk Mound ALMA GOLTZ Elementary Cornell LENORE MARY GRANT 5 Rural Spring Valley JAMES GRUNKE Secondary Clear Lake JAMES FOY Rural Ellsworth JOHN FRANK Agricultural Education Phillips FERN BELLE FROST Pre-Professi onal Burlington MARION GILBERTSON Rural H udsoii CAROLYN GOBLE • Secondary River Falls LORETTA GOLDEN Elementary Elmwood PHILIP GUTZLER Pre-Professional River Falls GWENDOLYN HAGESETII Elementary Woodvillc NEIL HAGESETH Pre-Professional Woodville 52MARIE HALVERSON Glenwood City Secondary CHARLES ALFRED HAILTUNG Rural Plum City ALLEN HANNA Pre-Professional River Falls DONALD HAWKINS Agricultural Education Roberts MARGARET HARLESS Secondary Stanley LORREE HELEGESON Elementary Woodvillc HELEN HENNINGS Elementary River Falls DONALD HORN Secondary New Auburn RAYMOND HOEFT Agricultural Education Berlin SYDNEY HOVDE Pre-Professional River Falls IRENE HOPHAN Elementary Maiden Rock LORRAINE HOWE Elementary Nvc NORMA HOVVE Elementary Cumberland J. ERWIN HYDE Secondary Stanley WALTER HUBER Rural Ellsworth GEORGE JACOBSON Pre-Professional Beldenvillc ANITA HUTTON Rural Roberts GENEVIEVE JAMES Elementary Downing HALVERSON HANNA HENNINGS HOEFT N. HOWE HUBER Harless HOPHAN HUTTON HAITUNG HAWKINS HORN HOVDE HYDE IACORSOK HELEGESON L. HOWE JAMESJAROLIMBK JACZBWSKI Y. JOHNSON KAINZ KKUMMRI. KULDRCK JERDEE KELLY KURTZ JEWSON K. JOHNSON KING KLUCARICH KUSILP.K LARSON L. JOHNSON KRAUTH LODAHL JOHN JAROLIMEK Elementary Merillan JANE JEWSON Elementary Wausau NICHOLAS JACZEWSKI Pre-Professional Independence KENNETH JOHNSON Pre-Professional Clear Lake MARGARET JERDEE Secondary Deer Park LLOYD JOHNSON New Richmond Agricultural Education YVONNE JOHNSON Secondary Baldwin EUGENE KING Agricultural Education Jim Falls PAULINE KAINZ Rural Arkansaw JOSEPH KLUCARICH Secondary Ashland EUGENE KELLY Pre-Professional Elclio SHERMAN KRAUTH Secondary River Falls ERNA LOUISE KRUMMEL Ellsworth ROBERT KUSILEK River Falls Rural RAYMOND KULBECK Danbury Agricultural Education KATHRYN KURTZ River Falls Elementary Agricultural Education WARREN LARSON Wcyauwcga Agricultural Education AMY LODAHL Cornell Rural 54ROBERT LONG Pre-Professional DONALD LOOFBOURROW Secondary Stanley New Auburn GREGOR LUND Agricultural Education Arcadia LUCILLE McELMURRY Stanley Elementary EARL McKENZIE Wandcroos Agricultural Education HELEN McNAMARA New Richmond Rural WILLIAM MADDEN New London Agricultural Education MERLE MICHAELSON Hudson Secondary MARGARET MONTIETH New Richmond Elementary JOYCE MORTON Secondary KATHLEEN MULHERON Rural DOROTHY NELSON Elementary Mondovi Elmwood Diamond Bluff NAOMA NELSON Rural ROBERT NICOL Agricultural Education ROLF NILSESTUEN Secondary River Falls Sparta Casluon MARY CATHERINE O'CONNELL Roberts Secondary HAROLD ODDEN Barroncuc Agricultural Education KENNETH OLSON Chctek Pre-Professional LONG MADDEN N. NELSON LOOFBOURROW MICHAELSON NICOL LUND MONTIETH NILSESTUEN McELMURRY MORTON O’CONNELL McKENZIE MULHERON ODDEN McNAMARA D. NELSON OLSONN. OLSON P. OLSON OTT PADY PAULSON PEARSON PI.TRRS E. PETERSON R. PETERSON PLESZC2YNSKI 1 2 PTACEK RASMUSSEN REID REYNOLDS RIEKEN RILEY ROBERTSON NEWELL OLSON St. Paul, Minnesota Secondary PAULINE OLSON Chetek Elementary JOSEPH OTT Chilton Secondary LEO PETERS New London Agricultural Education EARL PETERSON Bcldcnvillc Secondary RALPH PETERSON Curtiss Agricultural Education REYNOLD PADY Pre-Professional DUANE PAULSON Agricultural Education MURIEL PEARSON Secondary Washburn River Falls River Falls ALBENA PLESZCZ YNSKI Wcycrhauser Elementary EVELYN PLOMBON Stanley Elementary FRANCIS PTACEK River Falls Agricultural Education KENNETH RASMUSSEN St. Paul, Minn. Secondary MARJORIE REID Wilson Elementary HUGH REYNOLDS Lodi Agricultural Education VETA RIEKEN Rural ROBERT RILEY Secondary DORIS ROBERTSON Rural Prescott Cylon Jump River 5 »HELEN RUSTIN Elementary New Richmond ROBERT SAWYER Agricultural Education KATHLEEN RYAN Rural Hudson WAYNE SCHMIT Secondary FERN SATTERLUND Rural New Richmond MARGERY SKAGEN Elementary PETERSKROCH Independence OLIVE SPRIGGLE Agricultural Education Rural HERMAN SMITH Beldcnvillc MARGARET STRONKS Agricultural Edilcat, ion Elementary KEITH SOLVESON Secondary Maiden Rock HELEN STRIEBEL Pre-Professional ROBER T TALBOT Secondary Cumberland LEONE TIMMERMAN Secondary VIRGINIA THOMPSON Elementary Baldwin REX TORNOW Agricultural Education WAYNE THOMPSON Pre-Professional Cumberland JEANNE TREADWELL Elementary RUSTIN' SKROCH TAI.BOT RYAN SMITH V. THOMPSON' SATTRRLUND SOLVESON W. THOMPSON SAWYER SPRIGGLB TIMMERMAN SCHMIT STRONKS TORNOW Melrose Elmwood Emerald Bay City Baldwin River Falls River Falls Stanley Friendship SKAOBN STRIRBRL TREADWELLTSCHUMPERLIN VAN KEUREN WHEELER WHITE VAN SICKLE WILLIAMS VETTER VOSKUIL WINK J. WURTZ Warner P. WURTZ MARIE TSCHUMPERLIN Rural Plum City DORIS VETTER Rural Glenwood City ROBERT VAN KEUREN Agricultural Education Fairchild ELEANOR VOSKUIL Rural Woodville RALPH VAN SICKLE Secondary Cumberland ELVERA WARNER Rural Deer Park DAWN WHEELER Secondary Nelson MILDRED WINK Rural Hudson BEVERLY WHITE Secondary Maiden Rock JANET WURTZ Rural Elmwood GRACE WILLIAMS Pre-Professional River Falls PHYLLIS WURTZ Rural Elmwood 8WEBB RYAN GILHAM MILLER men Officers Jack Miller.................. Virginia Gilham Amy Webb..................... Patricia Ryan .... Walker D. Wyman President V ice-Presiden t Secretary Treasurer Faculty AdviserG. ANDERSON K. ANDERSON O. BOETTCHER W. BOETTCHER BREEDEN BROTEN AUNE BOLES BRUNNER BAIRD BERG BOLLUM BRACE |. BRUNNER BURGER BERGERON BRATBERG BURKHOLDER GOODWIN ANDERSON Agricultural Education Whitehall WAYNE BAIRD Pre-Professional River Falls KATHERINE ANDERSON Elementary Nye CHARLES K. BERG New Richmond Pre-Professional MARCEL AVNE Pre-Professional Baldwin WILLIAM BERGERON Secondary Somerset ORRIS BOETTCHER Secondary River Falls HELEN BOLLUM Pre-Professional Pepin WARREN BOETTCHER Agricultural Education Bloomer NEAL BRACE Pre-Professional Osceola DOUGLAS BOLES Secondary River Falls BURTON BRATBERG Agricultural Education Holmen DOROTHY BREEDEN Pre-Professional Prairie Farm JON BRUNNER Pre-Professional Elmwood ALTON BROTEN Pre-Professional Hudson GEORGE BURGER Pre-Professional Edgar ELIZABETH BRUNNER Rural Hudson EVERETT BURKHOLDER St. Secondary Paul, Minn. 6oMARGARET CARLSEN Ellsworth Pre-Professional BETTY CASEY New Richmond Pre-Professional GENE GHAPELLE Birchwood Pre-Professional CLARENCE COLES Red Wing, Minn. Secondary JEAN CORNWALL Turtle Lake Elementary BEULAH CROWN HART Frederic Secondary HOWARD CHINNOCK River Falls Agricultural Education EVELYN CHRISTENSON Prairie Farm Elementary VIRGIL CLARK Osceola Elementary EURIE DEISS River Falls Pre-Professional HUGO DeJONG Hcrbster Agricultural Education VERLE DeMASTER Baldwin Pre-Professional • EILEEN DENEKN Elementary VANITA DUCKLOW Rural JUNE EMERSON Rural Hammond Spring Valley River Falls MARCELLA F. FALTEISEK Elementary MARCELLA M. FALTEISEK Rural SHIRLEY FALTEISEK Pre-Professional River Falls River Falls River Falls CARLSEN CASEY COLES CORNWALL DENEEN DUCKLOW CHAPELLE CHINNOCK CHRISTENSON CLARK CROWNHART DEISS Di|ONG DtMASTBR EMERSON M. P. PALTRISEK M. M. FALTEISEK S. FALTEISEKFESKE GANTENBEJN GRUXOW FESSKNBECKER GIDLOFF GVANELLA FINSTAD G ILHAM GUERIN FLEMING GOODSFEED GUPTILL FOLEY GORKOWSKI DAVID HANSON GAALAAS GRONLUND DOLORES HANSON RUTH ANN FESKE Elementary Osceola BETTY JEAN FESSENBECKER Roberts Elementary ORVIN FINSTAD Pre-Professional River Falls ANNETTE GANTENBEIN Elementary Diamond Bluff EDNA GIDLOFF Secondary Bayfield VIRGINIA GILHAM Pre-Professional Wausau MILDRED FLEMING Frederic Secondary GRACE FOLEY Ellsworth Rural BETTY GAALAAS Grand Rapids, Minn. Pre-Professional NEIL GOODSPEED Secondary EDDIE GORKOWSKI Agricultural Education JANE GRONLUND Secondary Clear Lake Fairchild Cushing MARGARE T GRUNOW Rural Knapp KAY GUANELLA Amery Elementary ALICE GUERIN New Richmond Rural ROBERT GUPTILL Agricultural Education DAVID HANSON Pre-Professional DOLORES HANSON Elementary Menomonie River Falls River Falls 62HARLAND HANSON Secondary Baldwin THORA HANSON Rural New Auburn LaVERNE HANSON Secondary River Falls LOIS HARMELING Elementary Baldwin ORVIN HANSON Agricultural Education Dallas DOROTHY HATCH Pre-Professional Board man VERNICE HAYMEN Secondary Granisburg RUTH HOLT Elementary Maiden Rock JUNE HEALY Elementary River Falls MARLYS HOSEID Pre-Professional River Falls HARRISON HENRY Secondary Toniah ROBERT HOTAL Robbinsdale, Minn. Secondary GERALDINE HOVDE Elementary' River Falls WILLARD JACOBSON Secondary Hixton WILLIAM HUNTER Pre-Professional River Falls GIRARD JANSEN Pre-Professi onal Baldwin MARY LOUISE JACOBSON Pre-Professional River Falls ELROY JENSEN Agricultural Education Dorchester H. HANSON' L. HANSON HAYMIIN HBALY HOVDR HUNTER O. HANSON HENRY M. JACOBSEN t. Hanson iiarmeung HOLT HOSEID w. Jacobson jansen HATCH HOTAL JENSENJENSEN JESSE 1. JONES M. JONES KIRCHNER KLETT JOHANSEN JULIAN KLUG A. JOHNSON H. JOHNSON KAISER KELLER KROCNESS KRUEGER V. JOHNSON KERG KUHN EUNICE JENSEN Elementary Luck ANNA JOHNSON Secondary Grantsburg PEGGY ANN JESSE Pre-Professional Shell Lake HARLAN JOHNSON Agricultural Education Ellsworth ETHEL JOHANSEN Rural Clayton VERNICE JOHNSON Rural River Falls IRIS JONES Secondary Amery PHILIP KAISER Agricultural Education Ingram MARGARET JONES Rural Clear Lake DOLORES KELLER Elementary Arcadia GLEN JULIAN Secondary Maiden Rock CONSTANCE KERG Rural ,• Elmwood WALTER KIRCHNER Agricultural Education Clintonvillc ARTHUR KROGNESS Agricultural Education Greenwood MARIE KLETT Secondary Centuria ROBERT KRUEGER Agricultural Ed in al ion Clintonvillc GEORGE KLUG Pre-Professional Alroena HOWARD KUHN Agricultural Education Stanley ®4Ellsworth ROBERT KULSTAD Pre-Professional River Falls CLARENCE LARSON Agricultural Education CALVIN LARSON Secondary Weyauwcga THELMA LENSELINK Rural CHARLES LARSON Pre-Professional River Falls MARY LOWE Pre-Professi onal LOUIS LUNDMARK Pre-Professional Balsam Lake Arthur McKinney Agricultural Education MARY KATHERINE LYNCH Secondary New Richmond DOROTHY MAGNUSON Pre-Professional HUGH McCARDLE Pre-Professional Spring Valley MARTHA MAKKONEN Rural ERNEST MATTSON Ashland Agricultural Education PRISCILLA MILLER Pre-Professional RUDOLPH MEEHAN Pre-Professio nal Ellsworth THEODORE MILLER Pre-Professional JACK MILLER Pre-Professional Ellsworth CLAIRE MILL I REN Agricultural Education KULSTAD CALVIN LARSON LUNDMARK LYNCH MATTSON MEEHAN CHARLES LARSON McCARDLE I. MILLER CLARENCE LARSON LENSELINK MCKINNEY MAGNUSON P. MILLER T. MILLER Clear Lake Ellsworth New London Clayton Owen River Falls ha Isam Lake Arkansaw LOWE MAKKONEN MILLIRENMOSS C'BftiEN POPPY MRAZ OPTEN QUALMAN A. NELSON' OXENDAI.E RAMP.R G. NELSON L NELSON PADY PFUND KASMUSSP.N REDEKF.R W. NELSON ILETT RIEDEL BETTY JANE MOSS Secondary ROBERT MRAZ Secondary ARTHUR NELSON Pre-Professional River Falls Algol. a Nyc GORDON NELSON Secondary IRENE NELSON Rural WARREN NELSON Elementary Diamond Bluff River Falls New Richmond HAROLD O BRIEN P re-Pro fessiona I LORRAINE OFTEN Pre-Professional JOYCE OXEN DALE Rural Maiden Rock Clayton Grantsburg RAY PADY Washburn Agricultural Education EILEEN PFUND New Richmond Pre-Professional HARLAND PLETT Mondovi Pre-Professional KENNETH POPPY New London Secondaiy DONALD QUALM AN Iron Ridge Agricultural Education MARY JEAN RAMER River Falls Elementary DONOVAN RASMUSSEN Nyc Pre-Professional DAYTON REDEKER Brandon Agricultural Education HELEN RIEDEL Hudson Pre-Professional 66ROBERT RINGSTAD Birnaimvood Agricultural Education CAROL RITER Pre-Professional PATRICIA RYAN Secondary LLOYD SCHEIDE Secondary OLIVER SCHUL TZ Agricultural Education LUCILLE SEIFER T Rural EVELYN RYDEEN Secondary Hudson DOROTHY SAMPSON Elementary River Falls INEZ SANFORD Elementary Sheldon MARGARET SIMONSON Secondary Hudson GAIL SKAIFE Rural Grantsburg GLENN SNOEYENBOS Pre-Professional Glenwood City River Falls Hudson Bay Ciiy Bear Creek Ellsworth RONALD SOBOTTKA Plum City Secondary ESTHER SOLHEIM Hudson Secondary AMY SOLI Bentley, N. I). Rural JAMES SPARR Secondary MARTIN STEPHENSON Agricultural Education ROBER T STOUFFER Secondary Marshfield Hillsdale Roberts RINGSTAD RITER RYAN RYDEEN SCHEIDE SCHULTZ SEIFERT SIMONSON SOBOTTKA SOLHEIM SOLI SPARR SAMPSON SKAIFE STEPHENSON SANFORD SNOEYENBOS STOUFFERSTRATTON SWENSON THAYER TITZE TRAW G. TRESSELT M. TRESSELT UBBELOHDE WEBB WEIHROUCH WFSENBERG WHITAKER WILLIAM STRATTON Secondary River Falls STEWART TITZE Secondary Amery LOIS SWENSON Elementary River Falls BERNICE TRAW Rural Knapp ROBERT THAYER Whitewater GRACE TRESSELT Roberts Agricultural Education Rural MARGUERITE TRESSELT Rural Roberts TREMAINE WEIHROUCH Agricultural Education Hannibal FRED UBBELOHDE Secondary New Richmond GLEN WESENBERG Secondary Bloomer AMY WEBB Elementary Roberts CAROL WHITAKER Secondary Chctek 68LORRAINE WHITE Pre-Professional Glen wood City DONALD WILLINK Pre-Professional Baldwin BERTHA WORMET Pre-Professional Birchwood CATHERINE YANISCH Elementary Ellsworth RAYMOND ZELINSKI Agricultural Education Wcycrhauscr HAROLD ZERCHER Pre-Professional Birchwood ELDON ZICKER Secondary West Allis LeROY ZIGNEGO Pre-Professional Wilson WHITE WILLiN'K WORMET ZELIN'SKI ZERCHER ZICKER YANISCII ZIGNEGO THE CAMPUS v5V »' College life is its fullest when the activities it sponsors are at their best. A far-reaching extra-curricular program enables students to participate in many activities which lend to further the development of talent on the campus. The returns from activity membership equal the laurels received in classwork. Learning to live and work together augments the classroom study and prepares American youth for the world of today.Royalty rides high. . . . Spec "Tin Henry" Palm. . . . Nielson's dorm. . . . The bonfire. . . . The Win-nahs!! . . . We Arc Agin’ ’em. . . . Juniors Spear S’perior. . . .The prizewinner. . . . "Fish”—for the Honor Society. ... In Memoriam. 74"Trexy” sees a good play. . . . The band on Ramer Field. ... Keeping S’perior covered up. ... All washed up by the Future Farmers. . . . Done’s housemates do their duty. . . . Coeds strut their stuff. ... A Falcon spears a Yellow Jacket. . . . YYV's contribution of pulchritude. . . . Chairman ■“Done" takes a "Five."What’s hard about being sick? . . . Model T a la Fo-gerty. ... No fair, Willard. . . . From here doth gentle goodness flow. . . . If it could talk! ... A penny saved, a penny earned, heh, Doc? . . . North Hall defies old man winter. . . . Wow! Where are the other 2361? 76CHAPMAN KUCHA WIU.IXR CLAX2MAN WEN LYNCH tAAWE WAMSCHUSTE DEBATE SCHEDULE 1940—1941 December 19 Stevens Point..................................here January 18 Eau Claire Tournament...................Eau Claire February 6. 7, 8, Red River Valley Tournament................Moorhead February 21, 22 Stevens Point Tournament................Stevens Point February 25 Hamline........................................here February 27 St. Olaf...................................... here February 27 Lcmoyne College................................here March 8, 1, 5 Northwest Tournament....................St. Thomas March 15 River Falls “B” Tournament.....................here April 5 Pi Kappa Delta Provincial Tournament...........here April 25 Eau Claire Speech Contest....................Claire HELEN LOEBMACE WVITZ |IRDEE WILLISK MBeiBk mens BAAWE vMNZMav tV.VCH •ocrrciiar R»LEV DEBATE call to arms in the early While young people in Europe were answering :»Miss Helen Loeb’s part of December, twenty-six healthy young wamors « Western Hemi- call .o the battle of words. •■Resolved: That the thc River Falls sphere should form a permanent union, was w e banner held on high debaters for the 19 10-41 season. They carried mis ery jous non-decision through six tournaments, a debate with a negro team, and xartous through contests. Director of the squad. Miss Loeb. helped us ;«Um !rd place Eau Claire Tournament grounds January 18 when five-teams net 1 in the A” division and first place in the 11" divis.on. We into battle at the Red River Valley Tournament on Mardi 3. wne teams (Willink-Prucha, Clan man-Chapman. Lynch-Webb. and Raawe) made a worthy record. Prucha and Willink won six padtmman rounds but lost to Gustavus in thc quarter-finals. Lynch and Webb won six preliminary debates, thus qualifying for competition in the finals which Aberdeen won. inus this team placed second in that tournament. Individual entries in the contest were: in ex tempore argument, Prucha. Raawe. and Kramschuster. the latter placing fourth; in ex tempore speaking. Raawe; in poetry reading, Lynch, placing second; in discussion. Everett Chapman. At the Stevens Point Tournament on February 21, 22. two teams (Willink-Prucha and Kramschuster-Lynch) each won six out of their eight debates. 1 he women tied for second place with St. Catherine’s. When our four teams invaded St. Catherine’s and St. Thomas's Colleges (Prucha-Willink and Glan man-Chapman at St. Thomas’s and Wcbb-Raawc and Kramschuster-Lynch at St. Catherine's) for the Northwest Tournament on March 3, 1. 5, they finished the season, winning 60 percent of their tournament debates. Between the various tournaments, our debaters were holding practice clashes with Hamline, St. Olaf, and Stevens Point. Paul Prudia and Everett Chapman met two negro debaters from LeMoyne College, Memphis. Tennessee, on February 27 in an inter-racial clash. This debate was held in thc auditorium before an audience of over 300. All those who hadn’t taken part in the Northwest Tournament entered the River Falls “B" Tournament on March 15. Carrying our banner through this tournament were Boettcher, Brace, Fogarty. Hagemann, Terdcc, Parrish Rilev Wheeler, and Zahradka. ’ ’WEBB LYNCH It A AWE KRAMSCHUSTER Winten • ft Kappj Mu PmimtM Toanumrnt The biggest event of the year for River Falls squad members was die Pi Kappa Delia Provincial Tournament held in River Falls April 5. Pi Kappa Della Presideni Prucha ordered squads right or squads left while our members took pari in many individual contests. Raawc won second place in cx-tcmporc speaking. Kramschuster first in women’s discussion and second in women’s newscasting. Webb first in women’s after-dinner speaking. Lynch second in poetry reading and fourth in oratory. Other entries were Chapman in men’s discussion. Glanzman in orators , and Martin in men's after-dinner speaking. Throughout the year we admirably survived the many battles. True, there were a few casualties, but in general all came through better off for their experiences. It is only fitting that we award crosses for distinguished service to this year’s veterans who arc receiving their honorable discharges. They arc Paul Prucha, Everett Chapman. Keith Wurtz, and Don Martin. We ended the year by invading the Eau Claire territory again for a speech contest on April 26. The results were: Kramschuster first in newscasting, Raawc first in ex-tempore speaking and second in impromptu speaking. Lynch second in oratory and fourth in prose reading and newscasting. Hopkins third in poetry and prose reading; Griffith, fourth in poetry reading. Added up, our points made R. F. S. T. C. winners of this tournament. RAAWE HOPKINS GRIFFITH LYNCH U'lamtri im £m CUirt Sftetk Cornua SoPRUCHA GLANZMAN CHAPMAN WEBB KAAWK WIN. INK MARTIN WURTZ KRAMSCIIUSTBR LYNCH PI KAPPA DELTA The name of this national, honorary, forensic fraternity, "Pi Kappa Delta," signifies “the art of persuasion beautiful and just.” The purpose is to stimulate aress in, and to promote the interests of intercollegiate oratory, debate and ic speaking by encouraging intercollegiate activities and by conferring upon (leserving candidates a badge of distinction, proficiency, and honor, varied and graduated according to merit and achievements. The River Palls chapter, organized in 1986, sponsors a high-school discussion tournament in the fall and the high-school district speech contest in the spring. On April 5 of this year they were host to eight out of the ten schools in this province for the Pi Kappa Delta Provincial Tournament which is held in alternate years with the National Pi Kappa Delta Tournament. Degree of Fraternity Oliver Glanzman Katherine Lvnch Lois Webb Donald Will ink Keith Wurtz Degree of Proficiency Donald Martin Irene Raawc Dolores Kramschuster Degree of Special Distinction Everett Chapman Paul Prucha Honorary Members J. H. Ames Justin D. Williams Walker D. Wvman Sponsor Miss Helen LoebCHAPMAN HILLESTAD KELLY TIMMERMAN Editor Everett Chapman Associate Editors Frances Kelly Mildred Hillcstad Business Managers Merton Timmerman—Meletcan Robert Thorcson—Student Directory Adviser Maud A. Latta MAUD A. LATTATHE 1941 MELETEAN BEARDSLEY KRUEGER AAMODT LYNCH PETERSON JERDEE FLORNESS RHODEY GLANZMAN Photography Bob Krueger Ralph Peterson Russell Aamodt Athletics Music, Dramatics Oliver Glanzman Joyce Beardsley Women's Athletics Forensics Leona Rhodey Katherine Lynch Organizations Assistant Amanda Florness Margaret Jerdee THORESON 83STANDING—HRNRICIIS. UR A, KUUKIillt. JOHNSTON, MARTIN SEATED—KANE. THOMPSON THE STUDENT VOICE Editor Business Manager Marshall W. Johnston Loren Thompson Editorial Staff News Features Sports Lucille Kane Fred £. Krocgcr Donald Martin Copy Heads Vernon L. Hcnrichs Silver Star LaRa Irene Raawe Norbert Snider Editorial Writers Everett Chapman Katherine Lynch John Aldricn F. Paul Prucha Special Feature Writers EdnaGidlofT Louise Kelley Esther Solheim Vonnic Fellrath Dolores Kramschuster Alton Broten Lois Hatch Virginia Biller Lois Webb Mary Catherine Sumer Geneva Bleisner Mae Rock man Hiram Thompson Virginia Peters Marian Tracy Willard Downing Mildred Hillestad News Reporting Robert Riley Eul'ie Dciss Fred Ubbelohdc Helen Riedel Amy Webb Mary Catherine O’Connell Joyce Morton Yvonne Johnson Carol Behling Keith Wurtz Evelyn Often Millicciit Lead hoi m Eileen Dcnccn Alice Guerin Oliver Glanzman Don Vruink Lloyd Scheide Headline Writing Jeanne Treadwell Vcrle Straub Copy and Proof Reading Carol Whitaker Gene Chappelle 84Robert Xicol June Tweed Irene Breslin William Sirek Business Staff Howard Wilcox Helen Rustin Margaret Stronks Lois Harmcling Faculty Adviser Walker D. Wyman This year the Student Voice celebrated its twenty-filth year as the official student publication of RFSTC. A three-day program of events in honor of the occasion was held April 17, 18, and 19. Mr. Gideon Seymour, editorial editor of the Minneapolis Star-Journal, and Mr. Moris T. Hoversten, publicity manager of the Associated Collegiate Press, were invited guests who spoke at the special student convocation and the anniversary dinner. Former editors and business managers were invited to return to their school to participate in the events. Two thousand copies of the special twenty-fifth anniversary issue of the paper were mailed to the alumni. For the second year the Student Voice received the special distinction of being selected as a First Class newspaper by the Associated Collegiate Press in its twenty-fourth All-American Newspaper Critical Service. Collegiate newspapers receiving First Class Honor Ratings are considered as having attained the degree of Excellent in the field of American collegiate journalism. »5 WALK HR l . WYMANChristmas at Ward’s farm. . . . Anna goes via the thumb.... Fullback Boettcher goes way back. . . . No fair robbing baby’s toys. . . . So sorry, Don. . . . “Honey Pot” imports a winner. . . . Monument to the heating system. 86■ ama.ZAIIKAUKA CHUBB GRIFFITH O'CONNELL THE MASQUERS Officers Virginia Griffith Albert Zahradka Joyce Chubb Mary C. O'Connell Miss Nelle Schlosser President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser Stanley Atkinson • Joyce Beardsley Irene Brcslin Joyce Chubb Kane Cramer Marjorie Dahlquisi Vonnic Fcllrath Annette Gantcnbcin Virginia Griffith James Grunkc ) une Hcaly Robert Hotal Jane Jewson June Johnson Emmet Kaul Katherine Kurt • Senior Members Albert Zahradka •Willard Lane Silver Star I.aRa Marlvs Lowe •Donald Martin Meric Michaelson Berdina Miller Marv Catherine O'Connell Charles Phillips Fern Sattcrlund Anita Setter •William Sirek Alma Sumner Glen Snoeycnbos Marian Tracy Jean Treadwell Shirley Walker NELLE L. SCHLOSSERNIGHT MUST FALL The annual thrcc-act play presented by the Masquers this year was Einlvn Williams' Night Musi Fall. It is a psychological thriller—the study of a coldblooded murderer whose deliberate and incredibly arrogant machinations I wove very exciting across the foot-ights. James Grunkc as Dan is a bellboy in a resort hotel remotely located in Essex. Having seduced Dora Parko (June Healy), maid at Mrs. Bram-son's (Georgia Hopkins). Dan is summoned to Sirs. Bramson's cottage. Such is his charm that Mrs. Bramson is immediately taken with him, adding him to her household servants. The murder of a guest at the hotel is traced to Dan by Olivia Graync. an unhappy niece of Mrs. Bramson. who elects to shield the boy. Dan, grateful but powerless in the grip of his homicidal instincts, plots the murder of Mrs. Bramson for her money. The police take him away to be hanged, leaving Olivia relieved but desolate. Humor is added to lighten the grue-somcncss by the cook, Mrs. Terrance (Mary C. O'Connell). Hubert Laurie, played by Donald Martin, added a . touch by his extreme English manner, his love for Olivia, and his frequent visits to the Bramson cottage. Nurse Libby (Alma Sumner) and Bclsize. the detective (Albert Zahradka), add to the English atmosphere. The play is an excellent study of character. It completely holds attention until the intense story has run its course. Night Must Fall is one of the best performances ever staged at River Falls, and a great deal of credit is due Miss Nellc Schlosser for the fine finish which marked the performance. Cast I-ord Chief Justice.........................................................Stanley Atkinson Mrs. Bramson................................................................Georgia Hopkins Nurse Libby............................................................Alma Sumner Olivia Graync.................................................................Joyce Chubb Hubert Laurie................................................................Donald Martin Mrs. Terrance...................................................Mary C. O'Connell Dora Page..............................................................June Healy Bclsize. the Inspector..............................................Albert Zahradka Dan...........................................................................James Grunke Production Staff Director........................................................Miss Nellc Schlosser Assistant Director.........................................................Marjorie Dahlquist Stage...................................................William Sirek. Emmet Kaul Properties............................Silver Star LaRa. Marian Tracy, Irene Brcslin Costumes....................................................................Shirley Walker Advertising.................................................................Stanley Atkinson 89 OUR TOWN The senior class play which was presented in the Auditorium on May 22 was Thornton Wilder’s successful, well-known Our Town, unique in its complete disregard of scenery. Bare walls, back drops, ropes, ladders, and straight chairs represent streets, homes, choir loft and the corner drug store. The Stage Manager tells the life stories of the Webb and Gibbs families, and the towns folk of Grover’s Corners. As the play develops, the Stage Manager calls in the characters to enact scenes. Though the story follows many to the grave it is not a tragedy; it is simply life. It tells of the romance of Emily Webb and George Gibbs, beginning with their last year in high school, the marriage of Emily and George, and after Emily’s death in childbirth her reception by the dead in the cemetery. The theme of tnc play is presented in the philosophies of the dead and enlarged by the Stage Manager. Many towns|»eople who are in the cemetery are patiently and smilingly awaiting not “judgment" but greater understanding. Into their midst is led the bride, a little timid at first, desirous of going back to life. While the dead have enjoyed life, they are content and show no yearning to return. Yet those left on earth. Dr. Gibbs. George and others, pine for the departed ones. Our Town reaches into the past of America and brings back a way of life which is entirely lost to the present generation. We come to realize that living people, human beings occupied with their petty daily tasks and small thoughts, know little of true joy or happiness. Truth is to be found only in the future. The Stage Manager sums the play up in this way: The inhabitants of Grover’s Corners are seen "in their growin’ up. in their marrying, in their livin', and in their dying." The play was under the direction of Miss Nelle Schlosser. 9°Cast Stage Manager........................................................Vernon Hcnrichs Dr. Gibbs...................................................................Apolinary Karasch Joe Crowell........................................................... Thor Johnson Howie Newsome........................................................Russell Aamodi Mrs. Gibbs...........................................................Bernice Lovell Mrs. Webb............................................................Joyce Beardsley George Gibbs.........................................................Donald Martin Rebecca Gibbs..................................................................Marian Tracy Wally Webb...............................................................Norris Crist Emily Webb........................................................Marjorie Gustafson Mr. Webb.............................................................Harold Mattison Professor Willard................................. ..................Stanley Atkinson Simon Stimson........................................................Charles Phillips Mrs. Soames..........................................................Berdeena Miller Constable Warren..............................................................Rexford Mortimer Si Crowell......................................................................James Foster Woman in the Balcony............................................................Verna Annett Man in the Auditorium................................................Robert Rudcsill Lady in the Box......................................................Virginia Griffith Sam Craig............................................................Robert Rudesill Joe Stoddard....................................................................Edwin Bergstrom Baseball Players.................................Robert Rudesill and Bernard Kjelstad Assistant Stage Managers.........................Bernard Kjelstad and Edwin Bergstrom Production Staff Director.........................................................Miss Ncllc Schlosser Assistant Director............................................................Veloise Baker Costumes and Makeup..............................................................Meta Wright Lighting. Sound Effects......................................................Marshall JohnstonIXXH'OK. THERE MUST BE SOMETHING TIIE MATTER WHY’D YE DO IT. TIL JESSUP? GOOD MEDICINE The play concerns the struggle young Dr. Graves and his wife are having to make a living when the wealthy Hetty Sage appears at his office, feigning illness but really looking for an honest doctor to manage her new hospital. Glen Snoeynbos and Virginia Griffith took the parts of young Dr. and Mrs. Graves. Their patient. Hetty Sage, was played by Mary Catherine O'Connell. THE GIANT'S STAIR A rough mountain woman and her half-wit sister who arc suspected of murder bring to justice the real murderer. Sheriff Bane. Abbic Weatherbane, a mountain woman whose husband was “missing.” was played by Joyce Beardsley and her half-wit sister by Berdeena Miller. Janies Grunke was the Sheriff who came to “investigate" the case.I ONLY WANTED ONE THING IN THE WORLD CORN HUSK DOLL A glamorous Hollywood star, hardened against the Christinas spirit by an incident in her past life, comes to realize her mistake and joins her family in a true celebration of Christmas. The part of Carlotta Camelot, the movie star, was played by Annette Gaiuen-bein; her maid, Katie, and butler, Walden, by Shirley Walker and Stanley Atkinson, and her manager, Jake Roberts, by A1 Zahradka. The part of Dan Gates, the reporter who was after her story, was played by Charles'Phillips. LOOK AT ALL THESE DOLLS. IT'S JUST PLAIN SELFISHNESSPROFESSOR GRAVDON. THERE MUST BE SOME MISTAKE AND WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? HOLD EVERYTHING A clever thief is captured in a fashionable hotel despite the mix-up caused by the gossiping women in the lobby. The three gossiping women. Mrs. Grey. Mrs. Schramm and Miss Abernathy, were played by Alma Sumner, Vonnie Fell rath and Anita Setter; the daughters, Clara Schramm and Annabellc Grey, by Jane Jewson and Fern Sattcrlund. The suspicious-acting Mr. Smith was played by Merle Michaelson and Professor Gray-don bv Vernon Henrichs. Robert Hotal was Mr. Schramm, the sheriff. Two members of (his year's graduating class. Joyce Beardsley. Ellsworth..and Willard Lane, Roberts, have made outstanding records in college dramatics and have earned a large number of points in the Masquers Society. -Bill." a Science-Math major, has Ixicii a member of the Masquers Society for four years. He has been active in all phases of dramatic work: acting, coaching, lighting, costuming, and makeup, as well as serving on many social committees. During his junior year "Bill” bad the honor of being president of the organization, and faithfully and capably led the group through a successful and profitable year. The student body has seen "Bill" in many plays during bis college career. Among tbcm are: "Tons of Money," "Polly With a Past,” "Bills.” "Oatmeal." "The Whirlwind," and "Tables Turned." "Bill" lias also been active in other organizations, lie has been a member of the Mathematics Club. Science Club, freshman class president, concert and inarching bands, orchestra, and Student Senate. Joyce, an English-History major, became a Masquer member during her sophomore year upon her return to college after having been gone two years. During her three years as a member of the Masquers Society she has been a loyal and dependable worker and has been active in many types of dramatic work: acting, coaching, costuming, and makeup. Joyce has been mainly a character actress, appearing with James Crunke in Mnlicrc's seventeenth century play. "The Imaginary Invalid." her junior year. She was chairman of the decorating committee for the first Masquer Christmas formal in 1039. In her senior year site appeared in "Our Town" and "The Giant's Stair." In addition to her work in dramatics, Joyce has lieen a member of Sigma Chi Sigma. W. A. A.. Y. W. C. A.. G. O. I’.. Student Senate secretary, and Junior Class treasurer. It is with regret the Masquers see Joyce and Bill leave this year. Their services and friendly, genial cooperation will be missed by their fellow Masquer memliers. 94M-UA'lCR. AAMODT. L. JOHNSON, RF.DEKF.R. ERICSON. II. A A MOOT. STAMSTAD. CLEITF.R, BERGSTROM NELSON. HOWE, PLESZCZYNSKI. FELLRATH, SUMNER, WEBB. RONNERL'I). ALORICH, WINANS SHUEL. LOWE. HARMELING. SKAGF.N, FALTEISEK. LOVELL. KLETT. MORTON. GRIFFITH. MONTEITH. HOPHAN A CAPPELLA CHORUS Personnel Marvin D. Gecre ..... Lois Webb ... . . . . . Sopranos Marcella Faltcisek Vonnie Fell rath Marjorie Gustafson Marl vs Lowe Lois Harmeling Georgia Hopkins Anna Pleszczynski Mary John Shuel Margy Skagen Marie 'Fromin Contraltos Virginia Griffith Marie Klett Irene Hophan Dorothy Lovell Margaret Monteith Joyce Morton Alina Sumner . . . Director Accompanist Tenors Russell Aamodt Robert Armstrong James Grunke Harrison Henry Gordon Howe Lawrence Johnson Herbert Nelson Basses Harry Aamodt John Aldrich Edwin Bergstrom Reuben Hermanson Philip Ronnerud Walter Stamstad Roger Winans Theodore Gleiter 96 MARVIN D. GEEREFESKE. LYNCH, LARSON, STRONKS, BENDIX, GONSKR. O'CONNELL. OLSON. PEARSON DEMPSEY, IIARMRLING. SOLSTBD? JOHNSON, WHITE, HARLESS. RLFJSNER. PLOMBON, WHEELER NELSON, TWEED, URA. ALLEN, IIOPHAN, FLEMING, SOMSEN, HOWE THOMSON. WP.IIII, GOLDEN. DAIIIXJUIST, KESSLER. SKAGEN. MONTEITH, RUSTIN. DENEEN HAGKSETII. WHITAKER. TRACY. I.OWI!. SUMNER, LOVELL, BOROWSKI. LYONS WOMEN'S CHORUS Cara YVharion Dorothy Nelson Alma Sumner . Eileen Bergemann Margy Skagen Personnel ........................Director .....................Accompanist ........................President Secretary-Treasurer ........................Librarian Gertrude A bit Marguerite Allen Margaret Bendix Eileen Bergemann Geneva Bleisncr Wilma Borowski Virginia Bower Irene Breslin Marjorie Dahlquist Eileen Denccn Dorothy Edkins Vonnic Fcllrath Mildred Fleming Ruth Ann Feske Loretta Golden Irene Gonski Gwen Hagaseth Margaret Harless Lois Harmcling Irene Hoplian Norma Howe LaVonne Iverson Yvonne Johnson Ruth Kcllcrman Ellen Kessler Kathryn Kurt Silver Star LaRa Myrtle Larson Millicent Leadholm Dorothy Lovell Beverly Marlys Lowe Katherine Lynch Eleanor Lyons Lucille McElmery Margaret Montcith Dorothy Nelson Mary C. O'Connell Evelyn Often Pauline Olson Joyce Oxendale Muriel Pearson Evelyn Plombon Ave Maria Proper Helen Rustin Inez Sanford White Joyce Severson Margy Skagen Herba SoUtad Evelyn Somsen Margaret Stronks Alma Sumner Floy Swanson Marjorie Thomson Marion Tracy Jeanne Treadwell Grace Trcsselt Marguerite Trcsselt Amy Webb Dawn Wheeler Carol Whitaker 97 CARA WHARTONTHE COLLEGE ORCHESTRA B. J. Rozehnal First Violins Robert Anderson Robert Hotal Margaret Bendix Marjorie Thomson Margaret Simonson Dorothy Lovell • Second Violins Dawn Wheeler Margy Skagen Rolf Nilsestucn Walter Kirchner Viola Mar)’ Louise Jacobson Carolyn Goble Walter Stamstad Lorraine White Personnel Cellos Evelyn Rydeen Marcella Falteisek Basses Paul Prucha Merle Michaelson Flutes Norma Howe Rochelle Devine Clarinets Marshall Johnston June Johnson William Stratton Oboe Donovan Rasmussen . Director Bassoon Howard Wilcox Homs Lucille Kane Alma Sumner Trumpets Robert Talbot Roger Winans Trombones Reuben Hennanson Theodore Glciter Percussion Lois Webb William Bergeron B. J. ROZEHN'AI.THE CONCERT BAND Personnel IJ. J. Ro .chnal Director Flulcs Norma Howe Dorothy Edkins Ronald Sobottka Piccolo Apolinary Karasch Oboe Donovan Rasmussen Bassoons Howard Wilcox Robert Hotal Alto Saxophones Marshall Ward Anna Mae McDowell Tenor Saxophone Albcna Pleszczynski Baritone Saxophone Ray Sobottka Horns Lucille Kane Dean Wessels Margaret Simonson Herbert Nelson Calvin Larson Cornets Robert Talbot Harold Goetkin Alma Sumner Waller Stamstad Neil Brace Roger Winans Baritones Allen Hanna Robert Long Trombones Reuben Hermanson Theodore Gleiter Robert Kulstad Lloyd Schcide Basses Robert Anderson Erwin Hyde Arthur Palm Glen Wescnberg Alto Clarinet Dorothy Baker Bass Clarinet Mvron Groskopp Clarinets Marshall Johnston Merle Nlichaelson June Johnson Carolyn Goble Evelyn Rydeen William Stratton Kenneth Olson Mary C. O'Connell Betty Fessenbecker Roll Xilsestuen Percussion John Jarolimek Margv Skagen Donald Loofbourrow Jack MillerCO-ED MARCHING BAND Personnel B. J. Rozehnal Ruth Kellerman Margy Director Drum Major Drum Major Alma Sumner Beth Feldman Betty Fesscnbcckcr Norma Howe Geneva Bleisner Mary C. O'Connell Mariam Cairns Skagcn . Carol Ritcr Kathleen Mulhcron Marguerite Allen Delores Keller Albcna Pleszczynski Vivian Bush Genevieve Peterson Peggy Gilbertson Bernice Deiss Eileen Dcnccn Evelyn Rydcen Margaret Stronks Irene Hophan Vera rinstad Berdcena Miller Vonnic Johnson Margaret Simonson Muriel Griffith Betty Chin nock Joyce Oxendalc Donna Olson Marie Klett Lorraine Howe Margaret Carlson Dorothv Baker Mary Lowe Agnes Carlson MARCHING BAND Personnel B. J. Rozehnal.......................... Paul Prucha.................... Herbert Nelson.......................... Director Drum Major Field Officer Harold Goctkin Robert Talbot Roland Garlid John Jarolimck Roger Winans Walter Stamstad Neil Brace Arthur Palm Don Willink Merle Michaelson William Stratton Kenneth Olson Charles Phillips Apolinary Kara sell Donovan Rasmussen Erwin Ziclkc Ray Sobottka William Krause Albert Zahradka Robert Hotal Jack Miller Robert Long Glen Wcsenlxrrg Allen Hanna Donald Loofbourrow Erwin Hyde Dean Wesscls Robert Anderson Calvin Larson Raymond Zelinski Theodore Gleitcr Janies Ferries Robert Kulstad Lloyd Scheide Vcrle DeMaster Hugh McCardlc Robert Stauffer Howard Hines Raymond Brandon Harland Plett Ronald Sobottkamn These are the men who are responsible for the athletic program at River Falls. A plan of well balanced intercollegiate and intramural athletics is the result of their wise policies. ATHLETIC COUNCIL 102 RUDOLPH A. KARGESBACK BOW—BABBITT. BORN. RASMUSSEN. N. OLSON. DUBBE. M'llMIDT FOURTH ROW—BABTO. DOBBERSTEIN. ISAACSON. W. THOMPSON. KROEGER. POSTAL, PELOQUIN THIRD ROW—MORROW. FROLIK. HORN. PALM. LANNKRS. SCI It'I.RNHERO. EUGENE KKI.LY. KING. DIERMF.IF.R. EMMETT KELLY, A. OLSON SECOND ROW—O. BOETTCHER. PTACF.K. PETERSON. IX SCII. KLISZCZ. MRAZ FRONT ROW—O. THOMPSON. GERHARDT. REYNOLDS. II. BOETTCHER. WESINBERG, TRECKER THE "R" CLUB Undhr the presidency of basket bailer Jack King, the "R" Club again was prominent on the River Falls campus during the school year. The organization consists of those men who have won major and minor awards in some varsity sport. Most noticeable of their achievements during the year was their project for providing a recreation room in North Hall. Trophies were put on display, and painting on the walls by Charles Berg provided the correct atmosphere. A huge sign for the celebration of “Dad’s Day’ was also made. FOOTBALL Gordon Barto Burton Boettcher Orland Born Harold Diermeier Charles Dostal I .eland Dobberstcin Fred Dubbe Glenn Gerhardi Rupert Isaacson Fred Kroeger Fnsor Moncttc Orville Peterson Gilbert Rivard Damon Scluilcnbcrg Harold Schmidt Orville Thompson William Trucker Arno Wcsen berg Francis Ptacck Lee Doscli Arnold Olson Jack King George Xoves Stanley Palm BASKETBALL Stanley Pehx|uin Kenneth Rasmussen Donald Schwartz Harrison Henry Charles Chapman Fred Kroeger Donald Babbitt Fred Lanners Oris Boettcher Robert Mraz Richard Morrow Emmett Kelly Hugh Reynolds Newell Olson I larold Schmidt Thomas Klis cz BASEBALL Don Frolik Eugene Kelly Stanley Pehx|uin Newell Olson GOLF Wayne Thompson Harold Schmidt TENNIS Alvin Anderson 103 Jack KingOLSON. DOBBRRSTSfN. WHITE. KKOF.GP.R. DUBBK. BORN. SCHMIDT. ISAACSON. RASMUSSEN. REYNOLDS REYNOLDS, COHHNOUK, DEISS. TRF.CKI'K, f.ANNKRS. WILSON, MORROW. PURFEERST. KELLY. DIERMEIER THOMPSON. PKTKKSON, BOETTCHUR. lACKMAN, DOSCII. SCHUI.P.NBERG, RIVARD. PTACEK. MRAZ BABBI1T, MARIO Letter Awards Voted by the Athletic Council in Football for the 1940 Season Barto B. Boettcher Born Cohenour Diermeier Major Letters Minor Letters Dobberstcin Peterson Schmidt Babbitt Morrow Dubbe Rasmussen Schulcnberg O. Boettcher Mraz Isaacson Reynolds Thompson Dosch Olson Krocger Rivard I’recker Kelly Ptacek Wesenbcrg Lanners Conference Standings WON LOST La Crosse 4 0 Superior 3 1 River Falls . 2 Eau Claire . 1 s Stout 0 4 Conference River Falls 7 Superior River Falls 9 Stout River Falls 19 Eau Claire River Falls 0 La Crosse Results of the Season 12 River Falls 0 River Falls 8 River Falls S3 Xon-conference 3 Gustavus Adolphus 20 13 Stevens Point 6 47 Northland 0 Players Named on All-Conference Team First Team Second Team Honorable Mention Dubbc , . Tackle Schmidt . . End Trccker . . Halfback Boettcher .. Halfback Dobberstcin . Tackle Schulcnberg . GuardDCISS 1KT FRSON BOETTCHER REV SOLES BARTO BORN At kamhk field, September 22, the lid was lifted off the 1940 football season with Coach Lowery's men taking a beating from the Gustics of St. Peter, Minnesota, 20-3. Excellent pass defense and hard charging by the line enabled River Falls to hold a 3-0 lead throughout the first half. All three Gustavus touchdowns were scored in the third quarter by Eastling and Tomilson, the former counting twice. Trcckcr at half and Schmidt at end played outstanding ball for the Falcons. In the second non-conference game at Stevens Point. September 28. the Red and White bowled over a favored Point eleven. 13-6. With Boettcher and Trcckcr toting the pigskin, the Falcons scored first in the opening quarter. Dubbe’s attempt for conversion was good. A retaliation touchdown by the Pointers just before the half ended made the score 7-6. A second touchdown was added in the third | e-riod by the visitors, and the increased lead was never threatened. Showing a merciless offensive drive, the Falcons polished off the invading gridders from Ashland on November 5 to the tunc of 17-0. Every River Falls man saw action in this free-scoring affair, the last non-conference game before the Superior Homecoming tussle. Boetteller scored twice, Krueger three times, and Babbitt and Thompson contributed one touchdown apiece. Northland's lack of reserves and weight in the line turned the game into a complete rout. WESENBERGISAACSON COIIRXOUR TRECKER JACKMAN THOMPSON DOBBP.RSTEIN RIVARD SCIIULENRRRG I.Ki) »y iiULA-Hii'iMfli) Captain Paquette, Superior's c lassy Yellow Jackets refused to be "speared” and won the Falcon Homecoming game, 12-7. The Red and White started out strong, drawing first blood on a recovered fumble on Superior’s 5-yard line. Boettcher rang up the tally with a plunge through tackle. Dubbe's try for the extra point was good. The visitors retaliated with a touchdown late in the first period after recovering Trecker’s fumble on the 20-yard line. River Falls tried desperately to score again, but the half ended just as the Falcons were in scoring position. The third quarter was marked by a powerful 97-yard drive by Superior, Paquette again carrying the mail lor the counts. The remainder of the game was a see-saw affair, both teams playing excellent ball. Each team had 12 first downs, and had the first half lasted a few minutes longer the score might have been reversed. The Falcon line held up well against a 200-pound Superior line-only once were they pushed back. Boettcher and Paquette starred for their respective teams. On October 19 the Falcons, still smarting from the homecoming defeat at the hands of Superior, journeyed to Stout and spoiled their homecoming, 9-0. River Falls began to march immediately after the opening kickoff, piling up three consecutive first downs. On fourth down Captain Dubbe booted a beautiful field goal to give the visitors a 3-0 lead. The Falcons added another tallv in the second quarter when Peterson intercepted a pass and ran it back to the 21-yard line. Stout was penalized to the l-foot line, and Boettcher carried it over. Thus the half ended. 9-0. The Blue Devils threatened several times in the second half, losing the ball in the third i eriod on the Falcon 17-yard line and again dose to pay dirt on a fumble. Colbreese and the Rafferty brothers did most of the ball carrying for the opponents in the third and fourth periods. F.ach team had seven first downs, the Falcons gaining the edge on five intercepted passes. The Red and White fumbled seven times, four being recovered by the enemy. Boettcher played his usual outstanding game at the fullback post. Colbreese starred for the defeated Blue Devils. THOMPSON COHENOUR L. JACKMAN RASMUSSEN DIERMFlER KREUCER Putting on an offensive splurge in the second half, the Falcons scored their second conference victory October 25 against Eau Claire, 19-8. Eighty dads were in the stands at Rainer Field to sec this knock-’cm-down, drag-'em-out battle. The Zornadoes drew first blood with a safety early in the first period on a badly centered ball. River Falls threatened twice in the first period and again in the second period. Immediately after the start of the second half the Falcons scored their first touchdown on a 51-yard sustained drive. Boettcher, on fourth down, boomed over for the tally. The try for the extra point was good. Two more River Falls touchdowns came in the fourth quarter, one a brilliant 50-yard dash down the sidelines by Thompson, the other resulting from an unpremeditated lateral on the 10-yard line, Kroeger to Treckcr.Thc final marker resulted from a Hurry of Eau Claire passes, Perkins finally going over for the touchdown. A line buck for the extra point was stopped cold. "Tuffy" Thompson at half was the Falcons' man of the hour in this victory. With him leading the attack. River Falls piled up nine first downs to Eau Claire’s six. The Falcons were scalped in no uncertain terms on November 2 in the final conference game at La Crosse. 33-0. River Falls invaded the Indians’ territory with a chance for a tie for the conference title. Rut, though Coach Lowery sent in everybody but the water boy in trying to stem the onslaught, the Indians kept rolling up first downs, 16 in all. It was La Crosse's fifth straight victory and virtually clinched their claim to the conference title. Poor pass defense and incessant charging by the Indians were the main causes of the slaughter. Smith, De-Voll, Wilhelm, and Lass were the backs who riddled the defense in handing the Falcons their wont defeat of the year. Time and again Schulenberg, Born and Dobbentein showed a lot of fight in this most hopeless battle. ,07HENRY KING (CAPTAIN) SCHWARTZ Letter Awards Voted by the Athletic Council in Basketball for the 1941 Season MAJOR LETTERS MINOR LETTERS Henry Olson Rasmussen Chapman King Pcloquin Schmidt Noyes Krocger Palm Schwartz Results of the Season Conference X on-conference River Falls 62 La Crosse 60 River Falls 19 St. Olaf 30 River Falls 46 Stout 44 River Falls 54 Macalcstcr 48 River Falls 80 Superior 58 River Falls 31 Milwaukee 54 River Falls 41 Eau Claire 43 River Falls 47 Concordia 22 River Falls 38 La Crosse 70 River Falls 37 St. Olaf 35 River Falls 60 Eau Claire 55 River Fails 48 St. Thomas 50 River Falls 44 Stout 54 River Falls 35 St. 'Thomas 39 River Falls 58 Su| crior 76 River Falls 43 Macalcstcr 50 Conference Standings Superior . I.a Crosse River Falls Stout Eau Claire WON 7 6 3 3 1 LOST 1 2 5 5 7 Players Named on Ail-Conference Team First Team Second Team King . . Guard Krocgcr . . Forward Rasmussen . Center 108RASMUSSEN OLSON PALM With eight lettermkn returning, all indications pointed toward a successful season for Coach Lowery’s cagcrs. Those veterans reporting for practice were Jack King, Ken Rasmussen, Fred Krocger, Stanley Palm, Stanley Peloquin, Harold Sclnnidt. Newell Olson, and Don Schwartz. Newcomers Harisson Henry, Charles Chapman, and George Noyes rounded out this year’s squad. In the first game of the season the Falcons travelled to Northficld. Minnesota, to tangle with the St. Olaf Oles. The game was a disappointing one, ending with our five on the short end of a 80 19 score. Both teams played ragged ball, neither using the right strategy at the right time. Free substituting by Coach Lowery and the use of different combinations could not pull the game out of the fire. River Falls bounced back after the Norsk defeat with a 54 48 win over Macal-cster College of St. Paul. Led by Kroeger, King, and Peloquin. the Red and White offensive finally started clicking, and they were able to pile up a comfortable 81-18 lead at half time. The Macs came back strong in the second half and lessened the lead considcrablv. Especially encouraging was the fine playing by Peloquin. filling Swede Nelson’s shoes at the guard position. Playing in the new Baker Fieldhouse in Milwaukee, the Lowcrymen dropped a 54-81 contest to a powerful Milwaukee Teachers quintet. The Gulls used a fast break to great effect, and as a result took a lead which was never threatened by the visitors. Buchlcr. star forward for the Green and White, capped all scoring honors with 21 points. King, captain for River Falls, led the Falcon scoring with three buckets and five gift tosses. The Falcons shook off the effects of the Friday night defeat in the Brewer City by pouncing on Concordia College of Milwaukee for a 47-22 victory. Kroeger played outstanding ball for the invaders, swishing the old bucket for 17 points. All around pep was exhibited by the smaller quintet, but they were unable to cope with the fine ball handling of the Falcons. River Falls held a 21-13 lead at the half. In the last game before the holidays the Falcons squared things with the Norskmen of St. Olaf with a 37-35 triumph. It was guard ;’Speck" Palm who sank the winning bucket with seconds to go. The contest was played deliberately with little shooting, each squad trying to work in close for set shots. Peloquin took scoring honors of the evening with twelve points to his credit. The Oles led at the intermission. 17-15. 109NOYES KROFCI'K CHAPMAN Fi.aying again on the home court, the Red and White lost a thrilling game to a determined St. Thomas five, 50-48. Had the Falcons got out of low gear earlier in the game, the complexion of the game might have been different. Only by superb playing were the Falcons able to lessen a 2.8-17 half time advantage. Kroc-ger hit the hoop from all angles, chalking up 27 points. His drive and deadly accuracy enabled the Falcons to stave oil a worse defeat. River Falls chalked up conference victory number one in a hair-raising tussle with the La Crosse Indians, 62-60. The Lowerymen took an early advantage which was never relinquished. In the last few minutes the Maroons sank bucket after bucket to whittle away an eleven point lead to two lone digits. With the Red and White stalling for time, the welcome crack of the gun ended the game. Schmidt with 16 points and Wulf with 19, led their respective teams in scoring. Again Falcon fans counted precious seconds as the Lowerymen came out on top with a victory over Stout, 46 44. Due to poor officiating, the game degenerated into a rough and tumble affair. Both teams fought furiously, and the lead changed hands time after time in the second half. It was froth forward Henry's three free tosses and two quick swishers by Krocgcr which finally pulled the game out of .the fire. “Frit ." again carried off scoring honors with six baskets and four free throws, good for 16 counters. With two conference victories under their belts, the Falcons journeyed to Superior to meet the undefeated Yellowjackcts. Engdahl, Welch, Rehnstrand. and Co. showed tremendous offensive power in overcoming the visitors by a 58-80 score. With Engdahl leading a vicious second half attack with 17 points. River Falls was left in the dus.t. Kroegcr led the Falcon scoring with 11 points. The lopsided victors' definitely marked Superior as the leading contender for the conference title. The Red and White dropped their second consecutive game in a non-conference tilt in St. Paul to the St. Thomas quint. 39-85. The rangy Falcons led throughout the first three quarters, but a final burst of speed overcame the tiring invaders. Spotty passing by the local peds led to their downfall.rELOQVIK SCHMIDT The zornmen of eau claire eked oui a close 43-41 victory over the visiting Falcons, the Red and White's second conference defeat. Only after the start of the second half did the Falcons wake up to the fact that they were out to win a ball game. But, after a scoring splurge which tied the score at 41 all with twenty seconds to go. Bye sneaked in uie winning bucket. Krenz led the Bluegolds offensive attack with 16 points. Kroeger and Schmidt paced the loser with 11 and 10 points respectively. Our bucketeers took it on the chin again at Macalestcr. coming upon the short end of a 50-43 score. The Falcon defeat was due largely to the loss of Schmidt. Kroeger, and Palm via the foul route. The Lowery coached reserves could not cope with the final offensive drive put on by the Blue and Orange. Kroeger capped scoring honors with 17 markers. Smarting from the close defeat at River Falls, the downstate La Crosse Indians really “turned on the heat" to set the Falcons down, 70-38. After a give and take first quarter, the Indians started rolling and swamped the visitors. In the second half the Indians scored 36 points to the Falcons' 18. Lupie and Kroeger tied for scoring honors with 18 points each. The Falcons finally broke a losing streak in topping Eau Claire to square matters this season with a 60-55 score. Krenz again starred with 23 points, tossing in buckets from all angles to keep the invaders in the running. King and Olson scored 19 and 18 points respectively. A spirited Blue Devil team knocked off the Falcons 54-44, to revenge an earlier defeat on the Red and White’s stamping grounds. Both teams set a blistering pace, especially in the second half. The loss of Kroeger, Olson, Rasmussen, and Schwartz via the foul route in the third quarter largely caused the Falcon downfall. Forward "Fritz” Kroeger set the pace for both quints with 17 points. Scoring twenty-five counters, “Moose" Rchnstrand put on a one man show as the Superior Yellowjackets wiped out the Falcons, 76-58. The visitors had lost their only game of the season to La Crosse the night before, and they really took out their ire on the Lowerymen. As a fast breaking, smooth-working team. Ted Whereatt's squad is hard to equal. This game was the last of the season, and clinched Superior's claim to the conference title.BACK ROW—BOETTCHER, SCHULENBERC. JACOBSON. NELSON. HERMANSON. N. OLSON. NOYES. FELOQUIN. TRECKER FRONT ROW-MILLER, MRAZ. HAGESETtl. HR AT BERG. KLISZCZ. GRESCHNER. RILEY. POPPY. HORN. DREIIMFL. KELLY BASEBALL 1941 Although four of the regulars oil (he 1940 baseball team were lost through graduation. Coach Clifford Juedes molded a very fine team before the beginning of the 1941 season. Especially promising among the rookie newcomers were catchers Mraz and Sellulcnberg, third baseman Drchmel. and outfielders Poppy and Bratberg. La Crosse, conference winners last year, again looked to be the strongest as the season began. However, this spring all the conference teams seemed stronger on the whole, and the prospects were for some very close battles on the diamond. The Falcons opened the season on April 25 with a 4-2 victory over Stout. Peloquin was in rare form for the winners, allowing two hits and striking out 15 batters. Freshman Bob Mraz drove in three of the Falcon runs with two of the six hits. Again sterling pitching took the spotlight as "Boone" Hermanson of the Red and White handed Concordia college of St. Paul a 2-0 whitewashing. "Boone" allowed only two hits, while his mates nicked Concordia's Ellinger for seven. Mraz and first baseman Kelly each had two base hits. In a lopsided game the Falcons tripped the Zorn-coached base bailers of Eau Claire by a 9-1 score. Peloquin pitched splendid ball as the Falcons won their second conference victors'. The fourth game of the season was played at the Minnesota prison at Stillwater. The Falcons proved their strength by slugging their way to a 12-3 victory.KING ANDERSON MINOR SPORTS Tennis and coi.f drew much aueniion as spring athletic activities on the River Falls campus this year. Prucha, Schmidt. Thompson, and Ed Jacobson were the veterans returning to round out the golf team. King. YVcsscls, Willink, Palm, and Anderson were the mainstays of the Falcon netters. Against Stout the linksmen got oil to a fine start as they won the match. 8i £ to Si J. Prucha shot low game for the winners with an 80. The tennis squad was not so fortunate, as they were nosed out by a strong Stout aggregation. 1-3. Concordia was the first victim of the River Falls tennis team, as they were snowed under by the Falcons, 5-1. The match was played on the Red and White’s home court. On May 12 Charlie llare, former Davis Cup player, put on an exhibition on the Falcon courts. Hare once defeated Fred Perry, tennis all-time great. Many of the surrounding high schools attended the exhibition to see how tennis is supposed to be played. Other tennis and golf matches were held with the colleges in the Northern Conference. The contests were on the same afternoon that the baseball team played its games against those various schools. | ACOHSON THOMPSON PRUCHA SCIIMIDTINTRAMURAL SPORTS Again the intramural procram, under ihc able guidance of Clifford Juedcs, was very successful during ihc school year of 1940-41. Over two hundred men look pan in ihc various activities, carrying out the theme of the program—Participation for All —A Sport for Everyone. The games were spread over a broad field in order to touch the interests of most of the men students at River Falls. As in previous years, the program was operated on a point basis. Points were given to every participant in that sport, plus bonus points for being on a winning team or a winner in an individual event. Medals were given to the three students who chalked up the greatest number of points. Awards were also given on Recognition Day to those four men highest in their respective classes. A grand send-off was given to the program with the sport that attracted eighty-eight men—touch football. Al Dempsey's "Maulers” came out on top of the heap with six wins and no defeats. Other members of the squad were Collier, Ou, Dcetz, Brookes. Ferries, “Norm" and Warren Larson, Lloyd Johnson. Warren Nelson, and Bill Madden. Cribbage was next in line on the fall program. "Chuck" Rohr showed his expert ability with the pasteboards by copping first place honors. Collier was runner-up. NOVEMBER ,,4 INTRAMURAL SPORTS Table tennis was again a popular sport as fifty men took part in the class events, twenty-two in the doubles, and thirty-one in the singles tourney. Class winners were Douglas Clarke, Paulson, Arts, and Don Martin. In the doubles Clarke and Lundmark walked 'Off the champions, and those same two frosh battled for the all-school singles championship, Clarke finally emerging the victor. The basketball league drew ninety-nine men out on the hard court. The Dubbe-Dicrmcicr outfit won the round robin tournament, and Brooke’s bucketccrs came through to take the playoff. The "Skunkhollowcrs,” captained by Dubbc and Dicrmcicr, captured all honors in that event. A revived event, the free throw contest, was won by "Orv” Thompson, who sank thirty-six tosses out of fifty. Forty-nine men participated in this novel sport. During the winter months the swim decathlon was held. Roger Bodin and Allen Hanna were the victors. A regular swimming squad, under Captain Bodin, has been organized by Mr. Juedes for the coming year. 9INTRAMURAL SPORTS Checkers, volleyball, and bowling started out the spring intramural program with a bang. Drehmel proved to be the brainiest of the mental giants at the checkerboard and defeated F. Reynolds in the championship series. W. Larson's "Thoresons" copped first honors in volleyball, and Fond du Lac’s Joe On and his boys were the tops among the "maple-busters.” Bowling is a sport which is becoming increasingly popular among both men and women students at RFSTC. RFSTC. On April 15 the intramural tennis matches were begun. This activity attracted nineteen players on the courts. At the time of this writing, only seventy men, forming five teams, have signed to play softball. This is a much smaller number than last year, when nine teams took part in the backdoor tournament. However, the teams this spring arc more evenly matched, and the prospects are for some lively games. Play began on April 28. Topping off the year’s intramural program were the track decathlon and the horseshoe matches. In the track activities each man was required to take part in eadt of the ten events: the fifty, one-hundred, two-hundred-and-twentv-yard dashes, shotput, broad jump, high jump, discus, hop-step-and-jump, push-ups, and the baseball throw for distance and accuracy. 1 if) The program was scheduled for completion on May 16.nOHIIF.RSTF.IN HARTO PETERSON BOXING The falcon leather-i ushkrs came through again this school year with flying colors. Boxing centered around individual efforts, no definite team being organized. Gordon Barto, light-heavyweight, Orville Peterson, welterweight, and I.e-land Dobbcrstein, heavyweight, were especially active. At the Red Wing annual Golden Gloves Tournament in February, Barto and Dobbcrstein cracked through to win the finals in their respective weight divisions. A tired Peterson was outpointed in a close bout, despite the fact that he won the first two rounds. All three pugilistic footballers, by virtue of their showing at Red Wing, next climbed into the ring at the Minneapolis tournament. Hard luck again trailed Peterson as he lost the opening battle to "Patsy" Fillipo. Though lie downed his opponent in the second round, Fillipo bounced back to win the judge's nod. Barto and Dobbcrstein waded through to the semi-finals in the light-heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Clyde Rasley, however, threw too much leather for Barto, winning the decision. Dobberstein also lost by a technical knockout to the 245-pound giant of Brainerd, Minnesota, "Thor" Thorstcnson. The boxing squad, coached by Chief of Police Dan Linehan, loses two men through graduation, Peterson and Maki. Although welterweight Maki did not take part in the Golden Gloves events this year, he has piled up a fine record during the past three years.In no small degree did these people contribute to the pleasure and success of River Falls’ athletics, by looking after the condition of the team on the one hand and the pep of the students on the other. Nine rahs for them! Chttrlraien henrichs McDowell bricham■ omen iCHUBB MULHRRON' SUMS'l-R BIRKMOSE W. A. A. Joyce Chubb Kathleen Mulhcron Alma Sumner . Mildred Birkmose Mildred Birkmose Geneva Bleisner Betty Lou Casey Joyce Chubb Alma Collum Beth Feldman Officers Members Vonnic Fellrath Virginia Gilham Alma Goltz Irene Hophan Peggy Jesse June Johnson Bernice Lovell Katherine Lynch President Vice-President Treasurer Point Secretary Kathleen Mulhcron Irene Raawe Leona Rhodey Margaret Stronks Alma Sumner Marie Tromni 120 MARY LOUISE BRANSTADW. A. A. This organization capably directs the iniranuiral activities of the college women. Membership is open to all those who wish to participate in any of the various activities. Each Tuesday and Thursday periods are held at four o'clock which are devoted to activities alone. At the beginning of these periods, practice sessions arc held which later on develop into rousing tournaments. At the start of the school year a novel party was organized to interest the freshmen and others unacquainted with the W. A. A. for prospective membership. This get-together was in tlic form of a hay-ride. After reaching their destination, a bend in the Kinnickinnic River, the crowd of fifty girls gathered around fires for a watermelon and popcorn feast. With this enthusiastic start, the association began a successful year's program. Equipment for basketball and kittcnball was bought. Each month a social meeting was held, giving the members a chance for folk dancing, a Hallowe’en party, skating, and picnics. Also a business meeting was held once a month. In February the traditional play day with Eau Claire was held. River Falls reversed the usual procedure of the last three years by coming out the winner for the day. Basketball, table tennis, swimming, and relays were the competitive games played. An army-navy theme was carried out. In May the organization planned a camping trip on the St. Croix River, which was held jointly with the Eau Claire organization. Tennis and archer)' tournaments was also a part of the spring program. The culmination of the activities of the year was the spring banquet, held in honor of the graduating seniors and the girls winning a letter through the intramural competitive point system.Golu. Pkobeo, HjtIcm. Tromm. hmik Cater. Collcsn. FcMmin Fcllraih. Lovell. RhoJ«y. |mc Mulheron. Gilbira. Meitner. Iraki BASKETBALL TEAMS HOCKEY With the bright, snappy days of September and October comes the first call to the sturdier of the fair Amazons for field hockey. Primarily a game calling for endurance and roughness, hockey does not have a large following. However, to the enthusiasts who do play, black and blue marks and bumped shins are of little consequence. Two teams were formed, captained by two veterans, Marie Tromm and Alma Goltz. No tournament was held, but these bi-weekly games were of the rough and tumble variety. Leona Rhodey was sports head for the six-week season. HIT-PIN BASEBALL Thirty-one ;iki.s, responding to the urge for action, came out for hit-pin baseball. Plenty of action and fast passing characterize the game played on an indoor diamond. The game is played somewhat like baseball with the exception that the pitcher rolls a soccer ball on the floor, and the baiter kicks the ball instead of using a bat. No regular teams were formed, but the competitive spirit ran high. Manager Marie Tromm capably led the sport through a successful season. 122BASKETBALL Basketball, the best-liked sport of the River Falls women, seemed to have fallen into a slump. Twenty-four girls turned out, and after learning the fundamentals in practice sessions, two teams were selected. Dorothy Parrish and Leona Rhodey were named captains. Departing from the procedure of past years, no tournament was held, but interest in the game was by no means dimmed. During the latter part of the season, exchange games were held with the Girls’ Club of the River Falls High School. Vonnie Fellrath piloted the basketball season.INDIVIDUAL SPORTS This year has seen a tremendous increase in the interest in individual sports. Perhaps this is due to the fact that a game may be played any time the participants wish instead of wailing for play at a definite period. Bowling One of America’s favorite pastimes, bowling, became the winter season's greatest hit. Every Wednesday at four o'clock the girls.gathered to learn and practice the game. When they became organized, four teams were selected. These teams included: Mary Lowe, captain, Kay Guanella, Helen Bollum, Bertha Wormet, Rochelle Devine, and I.eona Rhodey: Dorothy Parrish, captain, Adelaide Scheide, Esther Solhcim, Bernice Deiss, Audrey Anderson; Peg Monteith, captain, Margaret Parrish, Mary John Shuel, Vonnie Fellrath, Marlys Lowe; Joyce Schwalen, captain, Kathleen Mulheron, Helen Riedel, Marie Tromm, Irene Hophan. The big five at the end of the season included: Mary Lowe, Dorothy Parrish, Bernice Deiss. Peg Monteith, and Leona Rhodey. Although no 200 s or 300's were rolled, many of the girls became more adept as the season advanced. With such a successful start, bowling will undoubtedly become one of the outstanding individual sports. Table Tennis The ping-pong table in the South Hall gym rarely has a moment’s rest. Table Tennis enthusiasts play steadily from fall to spring at any time when they have a free period or a ten-min-minutc rest. A ladder tournament was organized with twenty girls playing. Alma Sumner came out the winner, with Alma Colluin running a close second, and Margaret Stronks third. SOFTBALL 124uuiimv Tennis Every spring in (he physical education classes lennis is offered. Because of this, many arc eager to perfect their game and the tennis courts arc always crowded. With practice even the beginners become skilled and a tournament is the natural result. Last spring a novel doubles tournament was held, with each experienced player choosing an inexperienced player for her partner. The veterans who play for the uncontested title this spring arc Neca Bleisncr, Alma Goltz, and Alma Collum. Recreational Sports Archery is fast becoming a popular form of recreation among the girls. Although the season is short—it is confined to the last five weeks of school-much enjoyment and pleasure arc received by its followers. Likewise, badminton is a favorite recreational sport during the indoor season. This year a mixed doubles tournament was held, with Ted Gleiter and Alma Collum receiving the title. On Wednesday the swimming pool is open to all girls who wish to participate. Several splash par-lies were held throughout the year. ,25 BADMINTON MIXED DOCIll.oOh. for the life of a farmer! .. . Speak now or forever hold your peace. . . . Puff-Panters sit one out... -The life of a woman for just one night. . . . When the week is over.... Is Benny lost? . . . The Hayloft Jamboree. . . . Incognito— the Arabs. 126Verle! Is that on the level? . . . Some baby. I'd say. . . . Confucius say, "Klug, King.” ... Unfair to organized men. . . . “After the Ball Was Over." ... Phyllis and “Pat” turn prize-winners. 127THE TRAINING SCHOOL■f-■. ai juutdiiiimm miluamiaaSamm iSiaMiteSiiai slMifSixUmia v' v v f sm WMd SfcSS Organizations Organ izaxions seem to be an inseparable part of American college life. As college students we know that not until we have become affiliated with some organization have we been exposed to all that is meant t y a college education. In fact, we very often judge a person’s interests and abilities by the organizations with which he or s]ie is associated. For the enjoyment of those of you who make up our campus groups this section is designed. m 3 mCOME AND GET IT! 11 Company at Seldom Inn.... The Kinnickinnic Club... . Paying the piper at the cafeteria----Krueger, Dobby and Brigham dust ’em off.... The Jerney Club____________ VVurtz makes his own. . . . "Making 'em up" at Jerney’s. . . . Full house at the cafeteria.Mrs. Piechowski, our new friend. . . . Karasch beats out a hot one. . . . Oily “Polka” Glanzman gives the squeeze box a whirl. . . . There was a little girl who had a little curl. ... I bet Santa Claus will like that. . . . Oh! Excuse us, Koss! .. . I don’t believe a word of it. . . . After school hours. . . . There's nothing like a general education. . . . Time out for a hike.THOMPSON TWBHD MILLER JOHNSON ODDEN RIVARD JACOBSON PRUCHA CHAPMAN KRAMSCHUSTER KANE THE STUDENT SENATE Officers Gilbert Rivard........................................President Paul Prucha......................................Vice-President Lucille Kane..........................................Treasurer Dolores Kramschustcr..................................Secretary Members Everett Chapman Edward Jacobson June Johnson Lucille Kane Dolores Kramschustcr Jack Miller Harold Oddcn Paul Prucha Gilbert Rivard Loren Thompson June Tweed The student senate, a student governing body consisting of eleven members, seven of whom are elected by the student body at an assembly meeting during the second week in May of the previous year, and four of whom arc acting as class presidents, is organized to assume the responsibilities and duties pertaining to student activities and matters primarily concerning the student body. A more democratic student attitude is thereby stimulated. Working in cooperation with the Student Senate is the Student Faculty Relations Committee consisting of six Student Senate members and five faculty members. This committee aids in maintaining satisfactory relations between the students and the faculty. During its five years of existence the Student Senate has assumed many and varied responsibilities. Some of these arc: the election of the editors of The Student Voice and the Meletean, the publication of the freshman handbook, the purchasing of music for the N. Y. A. orchestra and the phonograph, and magazines for the men’s union, women’s social room, and health cottage, the sponsoring of social activities, the enforcement of the payment of class dues, the nomination of candidates for Homecoming Day chairman. This year the Student Senate sponsored a Mother’s Day which was organized by the YWCA. It has also begun equipping a studio to be used by the Meletean staff. Among the important sub-committees of the Senate are: the social committee, which has charge of all social functions financed by the Senate, the organization committee which organizes a calendar of meeting dates for the organizations of the campus to minimize conflicts, the auditing committee whose duty it is to audit the books of the organizations of the campus, a concessions committee which grants concessions to the various organizations and individuals to prevent duplication, and an assembly committee which assists in selecting the assembly programs for the year. This year a charter was granted to a new campus organization. The Latin Club. »$4ARMSTRONG LYNCH DIERMEIER GRIFFITH JACOBSON LUCENTE FLORNESS DYER DAHLQUIST THE SOCIAL COMMITTEE Officers Amanda Florness Harold Diermeier Marjorie Dahlquist President Vice-President . Secretary-Treasurer Members Robert Armstrong Marjorie Dahlquist Harold Diermeier Lester Dyer Virginia Griffith Edward Jacobson John Lucerne Katherine Lynch Amanda Florness The social committee, a sub committee of the Student Senate, consisting of eight members, two from each class, selected by the Senate to work with a Senate representative, made arrangements for and took charge of all social functions financed by the Senate throughout the year. Outstanding social functions began with the Homecoming dance Saturday, October 12, featuring the music of the popular Joe Billo. Donald Martin was general chairman of all Homecoming activities. Virginia Griffith, Amanda Florness, June Tweed, Geneva Bleisner, and Verle Straud were selected by the Senate as candidates for Homecoming queen. June Tweed was selected queen, with the remaining candidates as attendants. The Student Voice was granted a date for a party on October 23. Lois Webb acted as chairman in charge. Under the direction of Orland Born a Hayloft Jamboree was arranged by the F. F. A. on November 16. The first formal event of the year, using the Christmas theme, was sponsored by the College Masquers on December 14 with Jack Howard's orchestra. A pre-Christmas party, featuring Paul Leland and His Northern Gentlemen, was held on Thursday evening before vacation. After the Christmas holidays, permission was given by the committee to the following groups for parties: the YWCA for the puff-pant prom, the YMCA for the bean soup party, and the freshman and sophomore classes for class parties. The social register for the spring season indicated four outstanding social events. First, the all-school masquerade; second, the Student Voice’s 25th anniversary party arranged by the social committee; third, the final formal of the year, the spring prom, given by the Junior Class. Nat Towles’ music was presented in a southern plantation setting. As a climax to the spring activities and the social program of the year, a spring frolic, proposed by the Student Senate, was held on the college campus. This consisted of an afternoon of intracollegiate competition in outdoor sports, and a campus barbecue followed by a tennis court dance. Opening the women’s social room to both men and women at frequent intervals, and the cafeteria service during dances in South Hall, were innovations that proved successful. 35GLANZMAN DOOKNINK CI.MTFU THE HONOR SOCIETY Harold Doornink 'I'hcodore Glciier Oliver Glanzman Mrs. Eide Officers President Vice-President Secretary-T rcasurcr Adviser Joyce Beardsley Donald Babbitt Carol Behling Margaret Bendix Virginia Biller Neal Brace Everett Chapman Arnold Cordcs Donald Cowles Harold Diermeier Harold Doornink Willard Downing Fred Dubbc Oliver Glanzman Theodore Glcitcr Gold "R" Reuben Hermanson .... Science Frances I. Kelly Elementary Education Arild E. Nielsen History and Social Science Norma Pelunek............................English F. Paul Prucha History and Social Science Robert L. Rudesill . Agricultural Education Merton E. Timmerman . Agricultural Education Hiram T. Thompson Agricultural Education Carolyn Goble Virginia Griffith Marjorie Gustafson Allen Hanna Lois Hatch Reuben Hermanson Mildred Hillcstad Howard Hull J. Erwin Hyde LaVonne Iverson Margaret Jerdee Anna Johnson Lucille Kane Frances Kelly Louise Kelly Dolores Kramschustcr Louis Krummcl Silver "R" Raymond Kulbcck Fred La liners Belle Laurent Dorothy Lovell Katherine Lynch Harold Mattison Merle Michaelson Claire Millircn Herbert Nelson Arild Nielsen Howard Norlandcr Muriel Pearson Anita Peterson Paul Prucha Irene Raawe Lura Rieken Veta Rieken Doris Robertson Charles Rohr Orvin Rud Robert Rudesill Kathleen Ryan Evelyn Rydccn Fern Satterlund Adelaide Scheidc Wayne Schmit Dola Schwartz Dorothy Selvig Glen Snocyenoos Herba Solstad Martin Stephenson William Stratton Margaret Stronks Alma Sumner Frank Swanson Hiram Thompson I oren Thompson Leone Timmerman Merton Timmerman Rex Turnow Marie Tschumpcrlin Robert Van Kcurcn Shirley Walker Elvcra Warner I »is Webb Dean Wcsscls Donald Willink Beverly White Graydon Wood Keith Wurtz Richard Yanisch 36THE HONOR SOCIETY Those students who have attained two and one-half honor points for each credit hour for at least one term are eligible for membership in the Honor Society. A small silver "R” is the emblem of membership. Those who have received two and one-fourth honor points for each credit hour and have no grade below a "C” are awarded a gold “R" upon graduation. Only about seventy-five students have achieved membership in this organization. This society functions chiefly as a social organization, meeting once each month. There are no dues, and the programs are prepared by various committees appointed for the purpose. Paul Prucha and Virginia Griffith arranged two of the parties. One of the most interesting programs was one in which Miss Arbuthnot read the Greek play, “Iphigenia in Aulis." The final event of the year was the picnic at Glen Park, at which time the officers were elected for next year. The first meetings after the beginning of each term, which are informal social gatherings, are mainly to welcome the new members. Whenever necessary the committees are assisted by Mrs. Eide, the adviser. For Homecoming, Mildred Hillstad, Margaret Bendix, Shirley Walker, Oliver Glanzman, Charles Rohr, Arthur Stickt, and Arikl Nielsen constructed the float. This float, “The Fish,” won first place in the Homecoming parade among the organization floats. 37 MARGARET CHAPMAN EIDEMATT ISON GLEITER BERGSTROM L. THOMPSON TESKE NESS OODEN AAMODT IIF.RMANSON H. THOMPSON BARQUEST NELSON MARTIN CORDES THE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION Officers Reuben Hermanson Hiram Thompson .... Herbert Nelson................. Arnold Cordes................. Mr. J. P. Jacobson President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser Russell Aamodt...... Glenn Barquest..... Edwin Bergstrom..... Theodore Gleiter--- Donald Martin...... Harold Mattison.... James Ness......... Harold Odden....... Howard Tcske....... Loren Thompson.... Robert Thoreson .... Cabinet .......................Music Department ................Department of Discussions ..........Department of Alumni Relations ........................Hi-Y Department ........Department of Religious Relations .....Department of Freshman Orientation ...................Education Department .................Deputations Department .................Advertising Department ...........Department of Social Activities ...................Dramatics Department fAMES I . JACOBSONTHE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION Through its numerous activities, the Student Young Men’s Christian Association has in this, the twenty-seventh year of continuous service on the River Falls campus, fulfilled its purpose to offer to the men in college an opportunity to unite in the development of Christian personality through wholesome social and religious participation, to cooperate with other colleges in a worldwide fellowship, and to influence thinking toward a Christian solution of campus, community, and world problems. A large part of the success of the YMCA program is due to the weekly cabinet meetings and to special cabinet training. Several cabinet members attended the Lake Independence meeting in April and the Lake Geneva Conference in June, where the River Falls program exhibit was on display. Y retreats for the local cabinet were held the first week end in May near Amery, and during the week before school started last fall at the home of the adviser, Mr. Jacobson. Weekly meetings of the cabinet were held after the Monday night meetings. The senior and junior cabinets met on alternate Sunday mornings at the home of the adviser for breakfast, followed by a discussion period of vital student problems. When Mr. Jacobson was a patient at the University of Minnesota Hospital in the fall, meetings were held at the homes of Professor Janies I. Malott and Dr. R. A. Kargcs. The first activities of the YMCA for the year 1940-1941 were concerned with freshman orientation. It distributed a pamphlet of information for the freshman men concerning their college interests. In cooperation with the YWCA it sponsored the freshman mixer and the freshman breakfast. The latter was held the second Sunday in the college cafeteria. After the breakfast the freshmen were escorted to the churches of their denomination. The Y Associations were honored last fall by the visit of Mr. Claud Nelson to the campus. Mr. Nelson is director of the World Student Service Fund which is used to aid needy students in China and Europe. Another guest of the chapter was Mr. Bob Johnson, regional YMCA sec-re tar)'. The regular Monday night meetings were continued this year as a main feature of the program. Besides having speakers appear at these meetings, panel and group discussions and debates were also held. Several times during the year the YMCA quartette participated in the programs. The February series of group discussions, sponsored jointly by the YM and YW, supplemented the regular meetings with opportunities for participation in leisure time activities, or discussions of world affairs, student problems, book reviews, and parliamentary procedure. The series was closed with a panel discussion of "Does the Campus Give a Fair Chance to All?” The activities of other departments included the deputation department, which presented programs at ten different meetings during the year, mainly for PTA’s and for church services. The Hi-Y department met with members of the training school each Thursday afternoon and carried on a program of varied discussions. The YMCA built the traditional float for the Homecoming queen. An outstanding social event, the twenty-fourth annual stag party, was held in February. The social department also sponsored an open-house meeting at the beginning of the second term. The "Y Alumnus” was sent to 180 former cabinet members three different times during the year. The religious department presented the Christmas and Easter vesper services which were held in the college auditorium and Congregational Church, respectively. The annual installation banquet, at which members of next year's cabinet pledged their support to the organization, was held in April. 89RAAWE SUMNER BENDIX FELL RATH LEADHOLM CHRISTENSON TREADWELL SETTER LA RA ANNBTT STRAUB THE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION Officers Vcrle Straub....................... Verna Annett....................... Silver Star La Ra .... Anita Setter....................... President Vice-President . Secretary Treasurer Advisory Board Miss Mabel Bridges Mrs. John Knapp Miss Alma Rausch Cabinet Vonnie Fellrath...............................................Bulletin Board Chairman Margaret Monteith..........................................Finance Chairman Alma Sumner..................................................Music Chairman Margaret Bendix............................................Program Chairman Millicent Lead holm........................................Project Chairman Lorree Helgcson..........................................Publicity Chairman Berdeena Miller.............................................Social Chairman Jean Christenson...........................Social Room, Worship Chairman Irene Raawe...................................................Social Service Chairman Miss Hathom.............................................Adviser 140 IRMA IIATHORNTHE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION The Young Women's Christian Association aims to provide a feeling of good fellowship among the women on the campus and to help them build a character and personality well adjusted for living. The local group is a member of the Young Women’s Christian Association of the United States and is a participant in the World Student Christian Association. The governing body of the YWCA is a cabinet composed of four officers and nine chairmen who act as committee heads to direct the various activities of the year. An advisory board of three members is chosen by the organization on the three-year plan, whereby one new member is appointed each year and an old member completes her three-year service period. The present advisers are Miss Alma Rausch, Mrs. John Knapp, and Miss Mabel Bridges. Miss Irma Hathorn is the faculty adviser. Any woman on the campus may become a member of the group, providing she states her intentions of upholding the purposes of the organization. On alternate Monday nights the organization meets for a recreational or educational program. Features of the year were the addresses by Mr. Justin Williams and Miss Alma Rausch, the February discussion meetings held jointly with the YMCA, and the worship services. The organization began its campus service by sponsoring in cooperation with the YMCA and the Student Senate the freshman mixer the first evening of the school year. As another part of the orientation program, the freshmen were entertained at a breakfast. Old members acted as big sisters to the freshman girls on the campus by helping them find their classrooms, by introducing them to new friends, and by attempting to create a home-like atmosphere for them the first weeks of school. The campus sisters entertained the little sisters at a tea to which the faculty women were invited. Several new projects were initiated during the year, and many old ones were continued. Many girls volunteered their services in Girl Scout work by acting as hike leaders, by giving handicraft demonstrations, and by contributing to various other activities. A book review group was formed under the direction of Louise Kelly and Marjorie Jerdec. Joyce Schwalen directed a sewing club and later was in charge of knitting for the Red Cross. The YWCA orchestra, directed by Alma Sumner, made its debut at the election meeting. In connection with the Mother’s Day program, girls from the organization made and sold corsages. Recognition beyond the local campus continued to be gained. For the first time, the fall area conference was planned to be held at River Falls with the local girls as hostesses. The conference was cancelled because of bad weather. Several members attended the celebration commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the YWCA on the University of Minnesota campus. The local organization was asked to plan the vesper service at the annual spring conference held at Ihduhopi, Lake Independence. Jeanne Treadwell, Lorrcc Hclgcson, Marjorie Thompson, Carol Whitaker, and Mildred Fleming attended the spring conference. Verna Annett attended the summer conference at Lake Geneva. A former cabinet adviser, Mrs. Justin Williams, was appointed to the position of area counselor for the Wisconsin and Minnesota region. The Puff-Pant Prom was the highlight of the year in social events. Other important features of the social program were the teas and parties planned by Berdeena Miller. Much of the success that was realized can be attributed to the weekly meeting of the cabinet and to the spring retreat, where the plans for the year were carefully outlined by the new cabinet members under the supervision of the advisers and the old cabinet. 141MAY MARTIN RUDESILL WYCOFF TIMMERMAN STICHT MAY SWANSON HEEBINK BORN OLSON FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA First Half Year Officers Second Half Year Donald Martin......................President Eugene Wycoff .... Vice-President Keith Wurtz, Merton Timmerman . Secretary Arthur Sticht......................Treasurer Lyman Morrow, Robert Rudesill . Reporter Mr. J. M. May.............................. Orland Born Frank Swanson Robert Hccbink Arnold Olson Bernard Kjclstad Adviser Members Harry Aamodt Norman Adcrhold Kcnncih Afdahl Laurence Arts Bernard Bagan Kevin Bagan Glenn Barques! Howard Benson Lcnard Berg Vernon Berg Grant Bcrgemann Edwin Bergstrom Earl Boettcher Herbert Boettcher Orland Born Robert Brace Burton Bratberg James Brechlin Ernest Brickner Glenn Brigham Colburn Brooks Martin Burmeister Reuben Burtard Howard Chinnock George Chipman Earl Clausen John Collier Arnold Cordes Logan Crcswell Robert Cretney Lincoln Dcetz Hugo Dc Jong Richard Dclorit Harold Doornink Charles Dostal Gerald Drehmel Lester Dyer Irving Ehlers Marvin Erdmanh John Frank Donald Frolik Glenn Gerhardt Ed Greschner Ed Gorkowski Myron Groskopp Leo Grosskreutz Robert Guptill Phillip Hammer Orvin Hanson Donald Hawkins Robert Hecbink Raymond Hoeft Arlyn Hollander Howard Hull Harry Humphrey Rupert Isaacson Duane Jackman Clarence Jacobson Joseph Janicki Archie Johnson Harlan Johnson Lloyd Johnson A polinary Kara sell Emmett Raul Eugene King Bernard Kjelstad Richard Klcckcr Roy Koss Raymond Kulbeck Howard Kuhn Robert Kusilek John Ladwig Clarence Larson Elwyn Larson John Lucerne Gregor Lund Earl McKenzie Arthur McKinney William Madden George Maki Donald Martin Claire Milliren Ensor Monette James Ness Robert Nicol Harold Oddcn Arnold Olson Edwin Olson Edward Onchuck Frank Pappcnfuss Ed Paszck I.eo Peters Ralph Peterson Dayton Rcdckcr Frank Reynolds Charles Rohr Orvin Rud Robert Rudesill Norman Schabell Oliver Schultz Bernard Schumitsch Peter Skroch Frank Slama Herman Smith Glen Snocycnbos Neil Solveson Martin Stephenson Arthur Sticht Frank Swanson Robert Thayer Clarence Thompson Hiram Thompson Orville Thompson Lloyd Thor Merton Timmerman Rex Tornow Albin Vodak Bruce Walker Arno Wcsenberg Roger Winans Roy Wolf Keith Wurtz Eugene Wycoff Albert Zahradka Raymond Zclinski Eldon Zickcr Erwin Ziclkc KJELSTAD 142FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA The Collegiate Future Farmer Chapter is an organization for men who are majoring in agricultural education. It is the largest organization in the college. Its aims arc to prepare prospective teachers of vocational agriculture for duties of advisers to the high school chapters in their work. This year the organization, with its 128 paid-up members, had the most successful year in its five-year history. The events that the chapter promoted were more successful than they ever were in the past. The Collegiate Chapter began its program of work for 1940-1941 by sponsoring a high school judging contest, with Robert I-lccbink acting as general chairman of the event. Grantsburg won the contest over thirty-two other schools that were represented at the contest. The rural school fair, under the direction of Hiram Thompson and Harold Mattison, held for the purpose of giving the near-by rural schools an opportunity to compete for school and individual awards in booth and crop exhibits, had the largest number of crop exhibits in the history of the fair. The Collegiate Chapter took an active part in the Homecoming celebration by having three of its senior F. F. A. members act as chairmen for the occasion. They were: Donald Martin, general chairman, Robert Thorcson, chairman of the mass meeting, and Merton Timmerman, chairman of the Homecoming parade. The F. F. A. also received the first prize for the stunt it put on at the mass meeting. Myron Grosskopp acted as the chairman for the Homecoming stunt. The Homecoming float, originated by Erwin Ziclke, also received high honors in the parade. A Hayloft Jamboree was the social event sponsored by the chapter. Orland Born acted as chairman; Erwin Zielke and Archie Johnson deserve much credit for their original decoration of the college gym as the interim of a barn. The F. F. A. Officers' Day, under the direction of Eugene Wycoff, was held in December. The purpose of this conference is to give the high school chapters an opportunity to train their officers for their duties in their F. F. A. work. Another connection the Collegiate Chapter had with the high schools was the trips the collegiate degree teams made to surrounding high schools. The Collegiate Chapter sent these degree teams out to various high school chapters to elevate the members of those chapters to the degree of Greenhand or Future Farmer. The teams were under the leadership of Orland Born, James Ness, Edwin Bergstrom, and Keith Wurtz. This year the chapter sent out these teams more frequently than ever in the past years of the chapter's existence. One of the biggest events that the organization promoted this year was the River Falls Inter-County Poultry, Corn, and Grain Show. Frank Swanson, with the aid of Ernest Brickner, directed the exhibits. The chapter worked in connection with the River Falls Booster Club. Other items on the program of work of the chapter were: the annual mid-winter F. F. A. banquet, with Bernard Kjelstad in charge of arrangements; F. F. A. speaking contest, under the direction of Keith Wurtz; F. F. A. plays and panel discussions, under the leadership of Robert Rudcsill, and parliamentary procedure presentations, by groups led by Merton Timmerman and Richard Delorit. The school year was brought to a close by the annual F. F. A. picnic, with Ensor Monette in charge of arrangements. 43AAMODT SCHWARTZ TESKE THE SCIENCE CLUB Officers William Sirek.................... Donald Schwartz.................. Howard Teske..................... Russell AanukIt.................. Mr. R. E. Spriggs President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser Members Russell Aamodt Theodore Brandt Everett Burkholder Reuben Burtard Elvcra Buss Charles Dostal Willard Downing Fern Belle Frost Erwin Hyde William Madden Gordon Nelson Robert Nicol Harold O'Brien Harold Odden Ralph Peterson Oscar Rodde Roy Sobattka Donald Schwartz William Sirek Howard Teske Keith Wurtz Le Roy ZignegoTHE SCIENCE CLUB The purpose of the Science Club is to keep in touch with modern developments in science, to promote the scientific altitude, and in all ways possible to stimulate an interest in scientific subjects. It attempts to bring to its members those phases of the scientific field to which formal classes, due to limited time, cannot give a great deal of attention. Thus, it supplements the regular class work of several departments by devoting its time and effort to those developments which open new avenues for thought and action in the field of science. The club's membership is made up chiefly of students who have majors and minors in science. This year meetings have been held every two weeks on Thursday nights in the chemistry lecture room. Attendance is not compulsory, neither is it restricted to members only; anyone interested is invited to attend the meetings. This year, as in previous years, the programs consisted mainly of educational films obtained from the United States Bureau of Mines at Pittsburgh. The films shown were: The Story of Asbestos, Carbon Monoxide, The Unseen Danger, Follow the White Traffic Maker, Through Oil Fields of Europe and Africa, Coppc) Mining in Arizona, The Story of Gasoline, Wildwood: a 100c o Mechanized Aline, From Mountains to Cement Sacks, Steel liars and Structural Shapes, Construction That Endures, and Glimpses of Texas. In addition to presenting these worth-while educational films, the Science Club has brought to the campus a number of speakers and demonstrators. A representative of the Majestic Welder Manufacturing Company of Minneapolis gave a demonstration of electric welding. Mr. Ncwhousc, representing the Northern States Power Company of Eau Claire, gave an interesting lecture-demonstration on lights and color. The feature attraction of this meeting was a demonstration of black light. Mr. Lawrence Hope, the district conservation warden, spoke on wild life and fish game laws. Mr. M. B. Monsen of the Eau Claire division of the Northern States Power Company gave a lecture-demonstration on safety with electricity. The value of the Science Club lies in the appreciation it gives of the ever-increasing role of science in shaping the lives of human society. For this reason it is hoped that its popularity will continue to grow in the future as it has in the past. 45 ROY E. SPRIGGSHILLESTAD KLISZCZ IIIRKMOSE ATKINSON THE MATHEMATICS CLUB Officers Mildred Birkmose Thomas Kliszcz . Mrs. Eide President Secretary-T rcasurcr Adviser Members John Andrea Robert Kulstad Stanley Atkinson Norman Larsen Charles Berg Merle Michaelson Mildred Birkmose Arikl Neilscn Neal Brace Herbert Nelson Theodore Brandt Kenneth Olson Everett Burkholder Pauline Olson Theodore Gleiter Arthur Palm Carolyn Goble Stanley Palm Donald Griffey Charles Phillips Mildred Hillestad Wayne Schmit Reuben Hcrmanson William Sirek Erwin Hyde Peter Skroch George Jacobson Ray Sobattka Kenneth Johnson Keith Solveson Howard Junkman William Stratton Thomas Kliszcz Robert Talbot Joseph Klucarich Stewart Titze George Klug Shirley Walker 146THE MATHEMATICS CLUB The mathematics club is an active organization which gives to students interested in mathematics an opportunity to discuss topics and problems to broaden their knowledge of mathematics. The programs were conducted by the members of the club every two weeks. In addition to the regular meetings, the club attempted to keep the bulletin board in the mathematics room provided with mathematical puzzles, quotations, problems, and biographies of famous mathematicians. Mildred Birkmose, president, had charge of the regular meetings, except during the winter term in her absence as a practice teacher in Hudson, when Thomas Kliszcz, secretary-treasurer, presided. The first meeting, on September 25, was held to get the students acquainted with each other by having a social meeting featuring a mathematical treasure hunt. Most of the programs of the year were in honor of famous mathematicians. The biographies discussed were: Albert Einstein.................................................Norman Larson lean !c Rond D'Alembert.......-...............................Carolyn Goble Lewis Caroll...................................................Pauline Olson Leonardo da Vinci...........................Margaret Suonks ( I'alctte Club) Copernicus.................................................... Robert Kulstad Galileo ...............................................................William Stratton Other topics discussed on the programs were: Unilateral Surfaces, Mocbitis Ribbon, and Sicinhaus' Mathematical Snapshots................................................Stanley Palm Registration of Men Under the Selective Service Act............Mildred Hillc tad Everyday Problems and Pu zlcs..................................Mildred Birkmose Geometric Progressions............................................Thomas Kliszcz Compound Interest Formula...................................Robert Van Kcurcn Amortization Problem........................................Bernard Sebumitsch Mathematical Concepts in the Poetry of Lewis Caroll.............Merle Michaelson Problem of Inversion.............................................Herbert Nelson Line Graphs....................................................Stanley Atkinson Common Fallacies..................................................Robert Talbot Magic Squares...................................................... Neal Brace Algebra of Classes............................................. Theodore Glcitcr Algebra of Matrices............................................Mildred Birkmose Calculating Prodigies............................................Stanley Palm Numbers and Numerology.........................................Mildred Hillcstad The Palette Club and the Mathematics Club held a joint meeting at which members of the Palette Club showed the use of mathematics in art. Charles Berg gave a report on Dynamic Symmetry, and Margaret Stronks gave the life of Leonardo da Vinci. One of the big events of the year was the annual Christmas party held in the social room of South Hall. Shirley Walker, Merle Michaelson, and Charles Phillips were in charge of the program. An original mathematical play, written by Shirley Walker, was presented. 47 MARGARET CHAPMAN BIDEANDERSON GILBERTSON ROBERTSON MULHERON WARNER TSCHUMPERLIN SPRIECLE WURTZ THE RURAL LIFE CLUB Officers First Half Year Olive Sprigglc . Doris Robertson Janet Wurtz . Audrey Anderson . Miss Jorstad President Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer Program Chairman Second Half Year Kathleen Mulheron Marion Gilbertson Marie Tschumperlin . Elvera Warner Adviser Members Arnold Anderson Audrey Anderson Dorothy Barnes Carol Bchling Elizabeth Brunner Vivian Bush Shirley Campbell Arthur Clautier Vanita Ducklow Marcella Falteisek Grace Foley James Foy Marion Gilbertson Mary Grant Margaret Grunow Alice Guerin Thora Hanson Alfred Hartung Howard Hines Walter Huber Anita Hutton Ethel Johansen Vcrnicc Johnson Margaret Jones Pauline Kainz Constance Kcrg Roland Krogstad Louise Krummcl Muriel Leisz Thelma Lensclink Amy Lodahl Martha Makkoncn Helen McNamara Kathleen Mulheron Irene Nelson Naoma Nelson Joyce Oxcndale Anita Peterson Lura Rieken Veta Rieken Grace Roatch Doris Robertson Kathleen Ryan Fern Satterlund Lucille Seifert Helen Sicm Gail Skaifc Amy Soli Olive Spriggle Bernice Traw Marie Tschumperlin Grace Trcsselt Marguerite Tressclt Doris Vetter Eleanor Voskuil Elvera Warner Bertha Wilhelm Mildred Wink Janet Wurtz Phvllis WurtzTHE RURAL LIFE CLUB The rural life club, an organization of students in the rural department, attempts to increase the knowledge and understanding of problems which confront all rural teachers. Special emphasis is placed on problems which beginning teachers are apt to meet in actual teaching. In addition, the organization provides a means of bringing the rural students together, so they may become better acquainted and at the same time provides programs that give practice in management and organization. The programs feature educational topics of interest and value to the rural teacher. Membership is voluntary; however, the services and values of the organization gain membership from practically all of the students in the department. This year the rural department was greatly strengthened through the addition of a new personnel member, Mr. C. L. Eg-gert. Director of the Department. The success of the club depends greatly upon the program chairman. The duties of the program chairman are divided on the half-year basis. Audrey Anderson held the responsibility the first half of the year; Elvera Warner directed the program activities during the latter half of the year. Meetings were held regularly on the first and third Thursdays of each month. During the first half of the year many discussions were held concerning the new socialized methods of teaching and training which are being introduced and adopted by many rural schools. These discussions were mainly led by Miss Mabel Jorstad, adviser of the Rural Life Club, Mr. C. L. Eggert, and Mr. J. O. Karpen, Superintendent of Schools in Dakota County, Minnesota, who presented an address on tne “new era” in rural methods of leaching. Special features of the first half of the year were an interesting talk concerning the desirable qualities which successful rural teachers must possess by Mr. Ihlenfeldt of the State Board of Education and the Rural Education Conference held on the campus in November. One of the important phases of the rural work is the six weeks practice teaching period in the rural schools of Pierce and St. Croix Counties for sophomore students of the department. During this time the cadet teachers do all the teaching and take over all the responsibilities which are expected of a rural teacher. Their work is closely supervised by the teacher in each school and the rural faculty staff of the college. Many of these students live in the country during this period and share in community life. Schools in which students practiced this year were: the Her-um School. Miss Agnes Iverson, teacher; the South Rush River School. Miss Esther Obcrg, teacher; the Donegal School, Mrs. Stanley Birkel. teacher; the Boardman School, Miss Blanche Sias, teacher; the Valley View School, Miss Nora Owens, teacher. On May second and third the club sent a delegation of twenty-five members to the Country Life Convention at Madison. Several of the members participated in the panel discussion held at this convention. The club concluded a successful year with the annual banquet for returning alumni and present members, and a breakfast hike. 49 MAML iorstadREAGAN GRAVES PRUCHA SCHWARTZ WRIGHT THE PALETTE CLUB Officers Paul Prucha.................. Dola Schwartz Audrey Graves, Catherine Reagan, Meta Wright .... Miss Greene .... Chairman Secrctary-T reasurer Executive Council Adviser Members Geneva Bleisner Elvera Buss Jean Christensen Amanda Florness Dawn Gates Audrey Graves Frances Kelly Ellen Kessler Myrtle Larson Anna Pleszczynski Paul Prucha Catherine Reagan Joyce Schwalen Dola Schwartz Verle Straub Margaret Stronks Meta WrightTHE PALETTE CLUB The palette club is an organization of students interested in furthering their knowledge and appreciation of art, and those who arc encouraged to develop techniques, crafts, and special interests through the club. Its membership is not limited to persons taking art courses. Meetings were held in the art room in South Hall at seven o’clock on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. The president, elected the preceding year, presided over these meetings, which consisted of a discussion of the business of the club followed by talks, demonstrations, or a period of work on individual projects. These individual projects proved to be interesting and varied and included crafts such as the making of belts, scrapbooks, photograph albums, Christmas cards, and other Christmas gifts. Besides the individual work carried on throughout the year, the club sponsored an exhibit of a group of original water-color paintings done by the noted American water-color artist, Frederick Whitaker. This proved to be one of the year’s highlights, since countless students, faculty, towns| cople, and training school children viewed the exhibit during the five-day presentation. Another major accomplishment of the club was the painting of the athletic mural by one of the more talented members. Charles Berg, on the walls of the men's recreation room in North Hall. The Palette Club carried this type of work further by finishing a mural started by the advanced art class. In January the Palette Club held a joint meeting with the Mathematics Club. Leonardo da Vinci’s life and his work in dynamic symmetry were discussed. One other meeting of special interest was that devoted to the art of puppetry. First a talk was given explaining the making and working of puppets. Members of the club were then shown the effectiveness of the finished product by being entertained with a short marionette act. The last important event of the year was the annual breakfast picnic and supper at Miss Greene’s apartment. AI.IIRRTA M. GRRHNRSCHWARTZ STRAUB KANE JOHNSON SIGMA CHI SIGMA June Johnson Lucille Kane Dola Schwartz Verlc Straub Officers President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Advisory Board Miss Helen Loeb Mrs. Walker D. Wyman Miss Catherine Lieneman Members Joyce Beardsley Margaret Bendix Mildred Birkmose Wilma Borowski Joyce Chubb Dawn Gates Virginia Griffith Marjorie Gustafson June Johnson Lucille Kane Marion Kirkpatrick Dolores Kramschustcr Silver Star La Ra Joyce Morton Irene Raawe Leona Rhodey Dola Schwartz Mary John Sluiel Evelyn Somsen Verle Straub Alma Sumner Leone Timmerman June Tweed Dawn Wheeler Beverly White Meta WrightSIGMA CHI SIGMA For sigma chi sigma, 19-11 marks ihe second year of its campus life. Its threefold purpose, suggested by the three Greek letters in its name, is: to promote the social life of die individual member, to promote culture, and to render a definite service to the college. Only sophomore, junior, or senior girls who arc enrolled in a four-year course, who have been enrolled in school one year previous to their entry into the organization, who maintain a scholastic average of 1.5, and who possess desirable personality and ethical traits, interests and a capacity for leadership, are considered eligible for the organization. Of the forty candidates for membership this year, only nine new members were actually admitted. All members are eligible to receive the official green and gold shield-shaped pin adopted by the society this year. An advisory board of three persons, at least one of whom must be a faculty member, is chosen by the organization to serve on a three-year plan. The senior member will be replaced each year by an adviser elected by the group. Mrs. Walker D. Wyman, who was chosen to serve the position left vacant by the resignation of Mrs. J. H. Owens, Miss Helen Loeb, and Miss Catherine Lieneman are the members of the advisory board. Various activities were designed for the year to promote the social life and cultural interests of each member. These included teas, buffet suppers, and parties. A rushing tea was held in the social room October 24 for the candidates for membership. Following a four-week pledge period and an impressive candlelight initiation service at the home of.Mrs. Wyman, a buffet supper was served in honor of the new members. Open-house was held for the alumnae members at Miss Helen Loeb’s apartment after the Homecoming game. On January 10 the members attended the performance of Kirsten Flagstad, soprano, appearing with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Edwin McArthur. A campus tea in honor of the faculty women and a formal commencement banquet given by the members for the graduating seniors complete the calendar for the year. A scholarship is awarded on Honors Day by Sigma Chi Sigma to a freshman girl who displays outstanding capacity for leadership, scholastic ability, and personality traits. 53 HELEN WYMAN CATHERINE LIENEMAN HELEN LOEBDIE DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT Officers William Stratton.........................................President Burton Boettcher....................................Vice-President Anita Setter.............................................Secretary Robert Hotal.............................................Treasurer Mr. Ernst Jurgens Adviser Die Deutsche Gesellschaft aims to develop skill in using and speaking the German language, and to acquaint students with German life, customs, and great German personalities. Membership is open to all students of the German language and anyone interested in German life. Meetings arc held every two weeks on Thursday evenings. These meetings arc primarily social in nature and are usually concluded by refreshments served by the club members. Card playing and the singing of German folk songs were features of each program. Especially interesting has been the German game. "Quartctt Spiel." At two of the meetings the movies, “The Magic Spell of Austria" and “The Land of Castles" were presented. The latter showed the old castle life along the Rhine and southeastern Germany. Mr. Ernst Jurgens, club adviser, also presented a number of colored slides taken on a trip through Mexico last summer. During the winter term the club sponsored a skating party for its members. The activities of the year ended with a picnic. Members John Aldrich Gordon Barto Burton Boettcher Douglas Boles Neal Brace Eurie Deiss Jarl Diffendarfer Dorthy Dreeden Dorthy Edkins Allen Hanna Vernon Henrichs Robert Hotal Willard Jacobson Anna Johnson Yvonne Johnson Robert Kulstad Mary Lowe Priscilla Miller Rolf Niclcstucn Mary Catherine O'Connell Lorraine Often Evelyn Rydccn Anita Setter William Stratton Leone Timmerman ERNST JURGENS 54TIMMERMAN JIIRDKB LA RA KRAMSCHUSTER LATIN CLUB Donald Babbit Miss Arbuthnot Program Chairman Adviser Members Donald Babbit Helen Bollum Kane Cramer Rochelle Devine Jane Gronlund Vcrnicc Hayman Marie Holverson Margaret Jcrdce Iris Jones Dolores Kramschustcr Silver Star La Ra Eleanor Lyons Dorothy Magnuson Muriel Pearson Paul Prucha Helen Riedel Adelaide Scheide Margaret Simonson Leone Timmerman Bertha Wormct The honor of being the newest campus organization goes to the Latin Club. It has chosen for its name Senatus Populusquc Romanus. usually shortened to S.P.Q.R.. meaning the Senate and the Roman People. The club is designed to meet a two-fold desire of the members: to broaden students' background in classical antiquity and to try out activities which might be carried out in high school Latin classwork. Membership is open to all students that have studied Latin and arc interested in the club. Meetings were held bi-weekly, the minutes being kept in Latin by various members. Don Babbit was selected as permanent program chairman. New committees were selected to assist him with each program. Several very interesting programs were held. Early in February the members gathered in Miss Arbuthnot's apartment to hear a radio discussion of the works of Lucretius on the program. The Invitation to Learning. At other times Roman education and the educational theory of Quintilian, the first Roman school teacher, were discussed. On April twenty-third a skit, showing the lives of Romulus and Remus, was presented by way of celebrating the birthday of Rome on April 21, 732 B. C. At another time, with the cooperation of Latin students in the training school, the skit, A Day Without Latin, was presented to show the value of Latin. At this time songs were sung from the book, Carmina. MABEL F. ARBUTHNOT 55■.ARSON J ROMM LOVELL THE MIDGARDIANS Officers Marie Tromm..........................................President Myrtle Larson..............................Secretary-Treasurer Bernice Lovell...............................Program Chairman Miss Bridges...................................Adviser Members Gertrude Abitz Ardis Dixon Myrtle Larson Anna Pleszczynski Marguerite Allen Vonnie Fellrath Bernice Lovell Mae Louise Rockman Marion Behling Dawn Gates Dorothy Lovell Joyce Schwalcn Virginia Biller Gertrude Grewe Anna Mac McDowell Herba Solstad Wilma Borowski Lois Hatch Evelyn Often Evelyn Somsen Irene Breslin LaVonne Iverson Virginia Peters Marie Tromm Elsie Vance The Midgardians is a comparatively new organization on the campus, having been organized in September, 1938. Its membership consists of all juniors, and seniors enrolled m the intermediate division of the elementary department. Sophomores were elected in March and initiated into the organization in May. The club holds meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. The organization aims to attain professional and social improvement in elementary teaching through discussions, social projects, and a study of problems common to all. The year was concluded with a picnic. MAUL L. MIDGESSCHWARTZ TRACY MILLER CHRISTENSEN GUSTAFSON A. C. E. Officers Marjorie Gustafson .... Bcrclcena Miller.................. Jean Christensen .... Dola Schwartz..................... Miss Zak....................... President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser Eileen Bergemann Geneva Bleisner Elvera Buss Jean Christensen Jean Cornwall Marjorie Dahlquist Eileen Dcnccn Marcella Faltcisck Ruih Ann Feskc Irene Gonske Members lx retta Golden Kay Guanella Marjorie Gustafson Dolores Hanson Lorrcc Hclgcson Lorraine Howe Norma Howe Jane Jcwson Delores Keller Ellen Kessler Grace Larson Millicent Leadholm Lucille McElmurry Berdcena Miller Margaret Monteith Margaret Parrish Marjorie Reid Inez Sanford Dola Schwartz Mary John Shucl Mary Katherine Stuner Floy Swanson Lois Swenson Marjorie Thomson Marian Tracey June Tweed Marjorie Patton Albina Plcszczynski Mary Pat Kcrwin Catherine Reagan Amy Webb Under thf. guidance of Miss Gladys Zak, primary critic of the training school, the girls in the primary division of the elementary department, organized a new club called the A. C. E. It is designed to bring into active cooperation all childhood education interests, including parent education; to promote the progressive type of education in the nursery school, kindergarten and primary grades, and to raise the standards of the professional training for the teachers and leaders in the field. Membership is open to all those enrolled in this division who wish to join. This local organization is affiliated with the National Association for Childhood Education. 57 GLADYS ZAKLet’s hope it’s only for the weekend. . . . "Hap,” the Villain. . . . "Shrimp” goes down hill the easy way.... And all he does is take out the ashes!?! . . . Hang on, Ness.... He has a nice car, eh, Pat? . . . This takes science. .. . The inseparables. . . . In the midst of a raging battle. . . . Amusing, isn’t it, Barquest? . .. Love at 40—no—love 40. 158The barns.... Watch your pH, kid. . . . Where's Hcr-by? . . . Lutheran Students assemble. . . . LaVerne and Dick. . . . Nay, nay, Bruce. ... 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