Tekonsha High School - Indian Yearbook (Tekonsha, MI)

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2“PottauMm” Published By The Senior Class Of 1937 Tekonsha Public School Erected in 1872HISTORY OF ANNUAL The Senior class of 1924 published the first annual of Tekonsha high school, which they called The Pottawam . This year-book was printed by a printer from out of town. There wasn’t any annual published for the following ten years. Then in 1934 when the Senior class put out a mimeographed publication which they called “The Echo”. The next year the Senior class put out another mimeographed annual which they called “The Boomerang”. In 1936 the Senior class decided to call their year-book the second edition of “The Pottowam”. They mimeographed their annual also. They printed it with the hope that the Senior classes to come would follow their example in using this name for the year-book. We, the Senior class of 1937 offer you an annual printed by our local printer. We, too, are using the name “The Pottawam” and hope the classes in the future will do the same. 4DEDICATION To the Faculty and Especially to Mr. Martinson Whose Efforts and Help Have Aided Us in Our Work , We Dedicate This Book. 5EDITOR’S NOTE The invention of writing and printing have made us master of all the cultures of the past which wc may enjoy at our leisure. We present this book as a minute part of our present day culture, hoping that it will ever serve to remind its owners of pleasant memories in Tekonsha High School. 6Seniors Laura Hill President Senior Class Vice-President Junior Class Treasurer Athletic Board '37 Athletic Board Member ’34 Glee Club ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Senior Play Junior Play School Paper ’37 Basketball ’35 - 36 - ’37 Track ’36 - ’37 Annual Staff Sports Editor Robert Sizeland Basketball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Football ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Baseball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Athletic Board President ’36 - ’37 Athletic Board ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - 37 School Paper ’35 - ’36 Secretary-Treas. Freshman Class Agriculture Club Junior Play Senior Play Track ’36 - ’37 Marjorie Doolittle Basketball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Basketball Captain ’37 Girls’ Glee Club ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Junior Play S.nior Play Librarian ’37 Sewing Club ’34 - ’35 Track ’36 Annual Staff Typist Russell Eldred Secretary Senior Class President Junior Class Junior Play Senior Play F. F. A. ’34 - ’35 - ’36 Boys’ Glee Club ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Agriculture Club Handicraft Club ’36 Annual Staff Business Manager 11Seniors Lucille McElhenie Girls Glee Club ’36 - ’37 Junior Play Senior Play Basketball ’35 - ’36 Librarian ’36 Vice-Presid.nt Freshmen Class Secretary Sophomore Class Treasurer Senior Class Athletic Board Member ’36 Bud Randall Boys’ Glee Club ’35 - ’36 Basketball ’36 - ’37 School Paper ’35 - ’36 Librarian ’36 Handicraft ’35 Junior Play Senior Play Treasurer Junior Class Annual Staff Art Editor A this tic Board ’34 - ’35 - ’37 Agriculture Club Dorothy Letts Sewing Club ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 School Paper ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Librarian ’36 - ’37 Treasurer Sophomore Class Senior Play Maurice Hodges Football ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Basketball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Baseball ’36 - ’37 Athletic Board Vic -President ’37 A’hltic Board ’35 - ’36 - ’37 President Fr:s,'m'in Class Handicraft ’35 - ’36 Senior Play Junior Play Boys’ Glee Club ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Orchestra ’35 - ’36 - ’37 12Seniors Mac Long Basketball ’35 - ’37 Baseball ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Boys’ Glee Club ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Athletic Board ’34 - ’36 - ’37 Vice-President Sophomors Class Junior Play Senior Play Handicraft Club ’35 - ’36 Annual Staff Editor-In-Chi f School Paper ’36 - ’37 Orchestra ’37 Boy Scouts ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Jeannette Fousel Sewing ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Librarian ’36 School Paper ’36 - ’37 President Sophomore Class Secretary Junior Class Glee Club ’35 - ’36 - ’37, Pianid ’36 - ’37 Junior Play Senior Play Athletic Board ’37 George Watson Vice-President Senior Class Junior Play Senior Play F. F. A. ’35 - ’36 Annual Staff Joke Editor Boy Scouts ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Agriculture Club William Sholes Football ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Baseball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Basketball ’34 - ’35 - ’36 - ’37 Athletic Board ’36 Junior Play Boys’ Glee Club ’34 13Organization of the Senior Class Who of you seeing the group of Freshmen in the fall of 1933 would have imagined that they were going to grow into the present dignified Seniors? If they had not been full of enthusiasm they would never have weathered the storms of the four years. Our ideals were high and we fel we would accomplish as much and perhaps more than the other classes. Friendships were made that will last for many years and perhaps forever. At the first classmeeting there were twenty-six members that gathered to elect Maurice Hodges, president; Lucille McElhenie, vice-president; Robert Sizeland, secretary. The big event of the year was the Freshman-Sophomore party that was held on October 1 7. On April 24 we held another party at Jeanette Fousel’s. Jeanette Fousel was elected president of the sophomore class. Mac Long was elected vice-president; Lucille McElhenie, secretary; and Dorothy Letts, treasurer. Again our big social even : of the year was the Freshman-Sophomore party which was held October 2, 1934. In May, 1933 we enjoyed a theater party and were served refreshments at Lucille’s later. Russell Eldred was elected president in 1935; Laura Hill, vice-president; Jeanette Fousel, secretary; and Bud Randall, treasurer. Two great events of the first semester were the presentation of the Junior play “The Unexpected Guest’’ and the purchase of the Junior rings. Of course, the outstanding social event of the year was the funior-Senior Prom, held May 27 at the Coldwa er 14Organization of the Senior Class Country Club. When in the spring of the Junior year we paused to consider our achievements since entering school we felt we had traveled a long way toward our goal. Soon we would be going forth to pass our information and experiences on to others. Just one more year to listen and learn from our classmates and from our teachers. To make the most of the year was the aim of every Senior in the fall of 1936. During our four years in school we had assumed dignity, a quietness and a poise that is essential to the standard we hope to maintain. Laura Hill was elected president and proceeded to carry us through a very successful year. George Watson was elected vice-president; Lucille McElhenie, treasurer; and Russell Eldred, secretary. During the first semester we had our Senior pictures taken, which turned out exceptionally well. We also presented the play “Spooky Tavern”. The greater part of the last semester has been devoted to the Annual. Mac Long was editor-in-chief; assistant editor, Jeanette Eousel; class editor, Lucile McElhenie; art editor; Bud Randall; joke editor, George Watson; sports editor, Laura Hill; publishing editor, Marjorie Doolittle; and business manager, Russell Eldred. The class has given a good deal of time to candy sales and baked good sales to earn money for the skip day. Again the big social event of the season was the Junior-Senior Prom which was held on May 28, 1937 at the Coldwater Country Club. Last of all we have the enjoyment of Baccalaureate and Commencement. 15Community Fair The Community Fair was held two days; one day for rural schools, October 22 and October 23 for the farmer exhibits. On Thursday, October 22 in the evening the rural schools presented the pageant, “Events in the History of Tekonsha”. This was presented by the following rural schools: Indian school, Born; Indian scene, Russell; Red and White Man Meeting, Bush; Early Settlement, Sloan; Church scene, Bell; Singing school, Aurand; Making Soap, Flint; Spinning Cloth, Plains; Old Time Dance, Pritchard; Scotch Dances, Grub Oak; Irish Dances, Chipman; Norwegian Dances, French. The winners were given banners, Aurand placed first; French, second; and Bush, third. The judges were County Agent Helm, Mrs. Helm and Rev. Wheaton. The rural schools also had farm products on exhibit. The schools that placed were: first, Bush; second, Bell; third, Pritchard; and fourth, Aurand. The next day was Farmers’ Day. Farmers from surrounding communities brought in exhibits which were judged by Don Sheppard. The awards that were given to the winners were presented in the evening. These prizes were given by the business men of the community. The winners were announced by Joseph Scud-larick. A pig was raffled by George Watson in the evening. 16(Junior Owen) One bright and summer day At the beginning of our teens; God took one flower away, That helped make up our team. He was such a lovely lad. And we grieved to see him go; In our memories always will be had. The kindest thoughts for him we know. (Andea Gallup) A few years after this God made another call, He took another one of us To help fill up his hall. This lad entered our Freshman Class And stayed with us but a year. We see him through our memory glass And wish that he were near. By Marjorie Doolittle 17SKIP DAY Senior Skip Day was observed in such a big way that we should call it ship days. The Seniors rose early on Monday morning, May 24th and met in Tekonsha at seven o’clock. Acting as chaperones were Mr. and Mrs. Martinson, Mr. and Mrs. Long and Mrs. Hodges. Upon arriving in Chicago the group took rooms at the Great Northern Hotel. During the afternoon the boys attended the baseball game with Mr. Martinson and Mr. Long while the girls went shopping with Mrs. Martinson and Mrs. Long. No doubt the shopping turned out to be the more expensive. Monday evening and Tuesday morning were spent seeing the city’s points of interest. Tuesday afternoon was spent visiting museums and other interesting places on the way out of Chicago. Late in the evening the group arrived home after a great adventure. 18WHO’S WHO Prettiest Girl Handsomest Boy Wittiest Girl Wittiest Boy — — Donna Goff — — Maurice Hodges — — Helen Berk — — — Ray Shedd Tallest Boy — Tallest Girl — Best Girl Dancer Best Boy Dancer — — Bud Randall — — Carol Culver — — Betty Sizeland — — Lloyd Jenkins Girl with the Nicest Personality — Carol Culver Boy with the Nicest Personality — Mac Long Best Boy Student — — Howard Main Best Girl Student — Anita Belle Johnson Boy with the Best Sportsmanship — Ken Walbeck Girl with the Best Sportsmanship — Eunice Ball Popular Boy Popular Girl NeatestBoy Neatest Girl — - Polite Girl — Polite Boy — — Girl Using Best English Boy Using Best English Most Optimistic Person Most Pessimistic Person — — — Ray Shedd — — — Donna Goff — — — Bob Sizeland — — — Eunice Ball — — Jeanette Fousel — — — Boyd Blash field — Carol Culver — Jack Fousel — George Watson — Virginia Walters I 19WHO’S WHO Ten Years Hence After a lengthy talk with a well known Prophet we have gathered the information regarding our Seniors’ future. Ten years hence, in 1947 we will find— Lucille McElhenie working in an exclusive dress shop in Chicago, a gown modeler. Bill Sholes has taken a liking to ranging and surveying, we find him as a forest ranger. He likes the work and is making a success of i Maurice Hodges holding a splendid job as hotel manager in New York. Keep up the good work, Maurice. You have our encouragement. Mac Long is a prominent well known electrical engineer. His main work is in radio-television. He is now chief electrician at N.B.C. studios. Russell Eldred has s:uck to farming. He has a nice farm and it is well stocked. We are wishing you more luck, Russ. Bud Randall has attended the General Motors Trade School. Thanks to good fortune and ability he is one of the head draftsmen in the General Motors plant. Bob Sizeland has a great love for nature, too. He also has taken to farm life. He has a modern farm with modern equipment. Little did we real ize that Bob was a typical farmer. Marjorie Doolittle is now living on a large ranch in Colorado. She is the “Mrs.” of the house. She went after things in a big way. Dorothy Letts is the owner of a classy dress shop in a fair sized city. She invites the public r . Her merchandise is of good quality. Jeanette Fousel has graduated from college and is now employed in Dorothy’s dress shop. They are still intimate friends. George Watson is practicing medicine. Laura Hill had a roving spirit in her veins buv she had to give it up and settle down to home life 20J uniors 21 22JUNIOR CLASS Back Row, left to right: Stephen Newland, Della Dean, Jack Hunsicker, Mildred Stevens, Lloyd Jenkins, Eunice Ball and Ray Shedd. Second Row: Phyllis Wagoner, Virginia Walter, Max Putnam, Carrol Reese, Hazel Greenawalt and Howard Main. Third Row: Harold Fox, Boyd Blashfield, Gail Doolittle, Forrest Hutchins, Roy Potter and Ad-die Doolittle. Front Row: John Denbrock and Kenneth Walbeck. Carol Culver was absent when picture was taken. 2324Organization of the Junior Class At last! We are Juniors! Of course, we feel superior, but why shouldn’t we? Haven’t we plodded along for two whole years before reaching this enviable stage? Ray Shedd was elected class president and proceeded to lead us through an unusually successful year. Boyd Blashfield was elected vice-president, Virginia Walter, secretary ; and Hazel Green-awalt, treasurer. This is the first year girls have been in office. Always before the boys have controlled the class. November 1 5, 1936 was a marked day in our lives as we purchased our class rings, after many class-meetings to decide upon them. February 22, 1937 the Junior girls attended a tea given by Mrs. Canfield, Mrs. Martinson and Miss Ash. May 4, 1937 was also a very important day for us. The Junior play was presented to the public for enjoyment and criticism. Of course, the outstanding event of the year was the Junior-Senior Hop which was held May 28, 1 937 at Coldwater Country Club. Now as our Junior year draws to a close, we find ourselves looking forward to the activities of our Senior year, and to graduation, the ultimate goal of our high school career. 252628SOPHOMORE CLASS Back Row, left to right: Marlin McElhenie, Max- ine Moore, John Shedd, Donna Goff, Joseph Skud-larick and Dorothy Newland. Second Row: Robert Bowling, Eleanor Abel, Leo Howard, Thelma Mozier, Jack Fousel and Margaret Witthuhn. Front Row: Shirley Klingaman, Donald Schofield, Anita Belle Johnson, Madge Leatherbury and Betty Smith- 2930Organization of the Sophomore Class Last fall twenty students gathered in the Te-konsha high school as the Sophomore class. This spring we anticipate passing out of the class with many laurels around our necks. After re-assuming our customary air we proceeded to take time out for election of class officers for this all important year. Those chosen were: President—Anita Johnson Vice-President—John Shedd Secretary-Treasurer—Madge Leatherbury Our first social event of the year was the Freshman-Sophomore party, held October 2, 1936. All the faculty and freshmen were invited. There wes a good turnout, and we went home feeling that the Freshmen had been properly initiated into the high school. On February 12, 1937 we had a class party at Coldwater. Time was spent at the theater and at a skating rink. The members of the class later gathered for refreshments. Our class dues during the year were set aside to provide funds for our senior year. This money will help us finance the trip we will take during that year. Having a very successful year as Sophomores of Tekonsha high, we are looking forward to as happy a year as Juniors. 31ATHLETIC AWARDS It is the custom each year to present letters to players who have fullfilled certain requirements. These requirements are made out by a picked group of the members on the Athletic Board. The boys picked from the list of football players are as follows: Junior Waffle Starr Walbeck Bill Sholes Maurice Hodges Bob Sizeland John Hawkins Earl Swick Earl Abel Harold Fox Ray Shedd Kenneth Walbeck Lloyd Jenkins Basketball Players Maurice Hodges Bud Randall Bob Sizeland Kenneth Walbeck Lloyd Jenkins Ray Shedd Bill Sholes Girls’ Basketball Players Laura Hill Virginia Walters Marjorie Doolittle Helen Berk Carol Culver Della Dean Eloise Randall Betty Smith Madge Leatherbury Eunice Ball At the end of the season we shall present our yell leader with a letter for her attempts to make us cheer for our teams. She is Eleanor Abel. A manager’s letter will be presented to John Shedd for his work during the year. 32FreshmenFRESHMAN CLASS Back Row, left to right: Betty Sizeland, Jack Shedd, Jean Blashfield, Helen Casebeer, Richard Olney and Ima Brennaman. Second Row: Ronald Foster, Richard King, Eliza Hutchins, John Hawkins and Ernest Waffle. Third Row: Starr Walbeck, Cleo Hoag, Eloise Randall, Phyllis Shumway, Eleanor Culver and Leo Long. Front Row: Helen Berk, Betty Olney, Juanita Swan and Arlene Fox. 3536Organization of the Freshman Class Three cheers for the Freshman class of 1936-37. We arrived at school September 6, twenty-four eager for conquest in the field of knowledge. To make a long story short; we came, we saw, we conquered. We have made history. In due course of time, we held a business meeting, and officers for the first semester were elected as follows: president, Leo Long; vice president, Betty Sizeland; treasurer, Eliza Hutchins; and secretary, Helen Casebeer. The Freshman-Sophomore parth was held on October 2, 1936 at the Baptist gymnasium. On November 1 3, 1936 we held a class party at Cold-water skating rink. At a class meeting on February 1, 1937 the second semester officers were elected as follows: president, Betty Sizeland; vice president, Starr Walbeck; treasurer, Jean Blashfield; and secretary, Jack Shedd. We vo ed in favor of an all high school party. As a class we have done nothing sensational to be in the limelight, and modesty forbids us to enumerate our virtues. Inspired by the high trust placed upon us, we have applied ourselves diligently to our tasks and have tried to conduct ourselves with dignity and credit. And now, at the close of the year we leave, rich in experience, with hearts full of loyalty and a desire to return next year to our new estate, Sopho mores. 37Seuenth Qrade and Eighth Qrade 397th and 8th GRADES We started as a student body of twenty-seven. In due course of time we held a class meeting to elect officers. Our president is Ronald Shedd; vice president, Raymond Williams; secretary, Mildred Be-lote; treasurer, Charles VandyBogurt; and class reporter, Dorothy Martinson. Mrs. Warwick is the class advisor. On November 20, 1936 we held a class party at Coldwater at the skating rink. We plan to have another party later in the year. 40OraariizationsATHLETIC BOARD The Athletic board is the governing body of the high school. It has charge of the assembly programs, high school parties, etc. At the beginning of the school year the assembly elects the officers. The 1936-37 officers were president, Robert Size-land; vice president, Maurice Hodges; secretary, Madge Leatherbury; treasurer, Laura Hill. The remaining members of the board are appointed by the various classes. Each class is represented by three members of their class. Meetings are held whenever there is business to be discussed. This year the board drew up rules for the awarding of letters for participation in the various sports. The board is under supervision of the coach, C. R. Canfield. 42BOY SCOUTS Back Row, lef: to right: Mr. Canfield; Howard Main, Second Class; George Watson, Life; Robert Bowling, Tenderfoot; Earl Abel, Si:ar; Maurice Hodges, Star; Mac Long, Eagle. Front Row: Ray Shedd, Life; Leo Long, Star; John Shedd, Tenderfoot; Daryl Leatherbury; Charles VandyBogurt; Charles Luby, Tenderfoot. Missing in picture: Ronald Shedd, Tenderfoot; Marlin McElhenie, First Class ; James Eck, Tenderfoot. Scout News In September the boys assembled in order to reorganize the troop. We have the same officials as last year. The Scoutmaster is Mr. Canfield and Assistant Scoutmaster is Bill Burrows. The Troop committee consists of Harry Long, Bert Shedd and J. E. Shedd. This year the scouts had the pleasure of seeing a football game at Lansing, Wayne vs. Michigan State. 43FUTURE FARMERS Back Row, left to right: Ernest Waffle, Richard Olney, Max Putnam, Jack Fousel and Mr. Bruce. Front Row: Richard King, Carrol Reese, Boyd Blashfield, Forrest Hutchins and Joseph Skudlarick. 44F. F. A. (Continued) The F.F.A. club appointed three boys to enter the Calhoun County judging contest. They were Carl Mitchell, Russell Fldred and Carroll Reese. Carroll won second place . In September plans were started for the Community Fair which was to be held October 24 and 25. The first day was devoted to the rural school children and the second to the farmers. On November 1 a party was held at the school house for those that helped with the Fair. On November 1 2 the group went to Centre-ville to put on the Green-Hand and Future Farmer Initiation Degrees. On February 1 1, 1937 the Dad-Lad Banquet was held at the Baptist gymnasium. Mr. Linton of Michigan State College was the speaker of the evening. At this time three new members were taken in. The officers and members at the present time are: Boyd Blashfield, Marlin McElhenie, Forrest Hutchins, Joseph Scudlarick, Carroll Reese Jack Hunsicker Richard Olney President Vice-President Treasurer Secretary Max Putnam Jack Fousel Richard King 45F. F. A. (Continued) The F.F.A. also had a few basketball games. They were: Score We They Lakeview There 9 10 Marshall Here 9 21 Lakeview Here 14 11 46BOYS’ GLEE CLUB Back Row, left to right: Miss Ash, Kenneth Wal- beck, Russell Eldred, Mac Long and Maurice Hodges. Front Row: Howard Main, Jack bousel, Leo Long and Ernest Waffle. 47GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB Back Row, left to right: Betty Olney, Jean Blash- field, Carol Culver, Helen Berk, Eleanor Culver, Juanita Swan, Jeanette Fousel, Marjorie Doolittle, Addie Doolittle and Maxine Moore. Second Row: Miss Ash, Shirley Klingaman, Phy- llis Shumway, Virginia Walter, Gail Doolittle, Lucille McElhenie, Laura Hill, Ima Brennaman, Phyllis Wagoner, Betty Smith, Eunice Ball and Donna Goff. Front Row: Mildred Stevens, Betty Sizeland, Ha- zel Greenawalt, Eleanor Abel, Madge Leatherbury, Helen Casebeer, Della Dean and Anita Belle Johnson. 48The C. H. C. CLUB The C. H. C. Club, the Tekonsha high school Girl’s Glee Club, was organized in September, electing officers as follows; President, Carol Culver; Vice President, Eunice Ball; Secretary and Treasurer, Phyllis Shumway. A party was given by the older Glee Club members to welcome the twelve new members into the organization. They were Eleanor Culver, Jean Blashfield, Mildred Foster, Mildred Stevens, Betty Sizeland, Ima Brenneman, Helen Casebeer, Phyllis Shumway, Betty Olney, Hazel Greenawalt, Helen Berk and Juanita Swan. A very impressive ceremony took place for initiation. The club was asked to sing on one of the week day programs of the National Preaching Mission Week sponsored by the Union Church. The most important event on the club’s schedule was the presentation of the three act operetta, ‘ The Wishing Well”. The boy’s and girl’s Glee Clubs co-operated in its presentation and the money is t d be used for the purchase of new music. The music director for both the boy’s and girl’s is Miss Ash. 1 404-H SEWING CLUB The Sewing Club organized in October, 1 936 and the work was completed for the Achievement Day on April 3, 1937. Every one of the nine girls that started, finished, and seven of them received gold seals, which means that they did a very high standard of work. Over one thousand people attend the County Achievement Day each year. In the morning the members have the articles that they have made one exhibit. There were 275 girls with clothing projects and 271 boys with handicraft projects which makes a total of 326 boys and girls who completed their projects. Three contests were held; the wood identification contest, the health contest for boys and the health contest for girls. The high light of the day for the girls is the style revue followed by announcements. Out of the county six girls were picked to go to East Lansing for the second week in June. The boys also have handicraft and wood identification delegates. The two health contest winners also go. Thefollowing girls completed: Jeanette Fousel, 5th year, Pres. Eunice Ball, 5th year, vice-president Eleanor Abel, 4th year, sec. and treas. Gail Doolittle, 4th year, reporter Phylis Wagoner, 4th year Mildred Belote, 2nd year Velma Dean, 2nd year Floise Randall, 2nd year Dorothy Martinson, 2nd year 50SCHOOL ORCHESTRA Standing: Miss Ash, Richard King, Carol Culver, and Mac Long. Seated: Eleanor Abel, Jack Fousel, Maxine Moore. 515253POTTAWAM STAFF Back Row, left to right: Lucille McElhenie, Laura Hill, Marjorie Doolittle, Jeannette Fousel. Front Row: George Watson, Bud Randall, Russell Eldred and Mac Long.SCHOOL “ECHO” STAFF Back Row: Mr. Bruce, Jeannette Fousel, Laura Hill, Carol Culver, Betty Smith, Russell Eldred, Kenneth Walbeck, Eleanor Culver, Della Dean, Virginia Walters and Gail Doolittle. Front Row: Mac Long, Eunice Ball, Anita Belle Johnson, Dorothy Letts, Leo Long, Madge Leather-bury, Hazel Greenawalt and Eleanor Abel. 55Athletics 57FOOTBALL Back Row: Harold Fox, William Sholes, Maurice Hodges, Bob Bowling, Kenneth Walbeck, Starr Walbeck, John Shedd, Mgr. Front Row: Bob Sizeland, Lloyd Jenkins, Ernest Waffle, Ray Shedd, John Hawkins, Earl Abel. 53FOOTBALL In the fall of 1936, the football season st rte.l out, as we supposed, very nicely. Three boys lef the scene of action. They were, Scott Randal , Lewis McElhenie and Paul Saltzgaber. Schedule Scores Date Opponent Place We-They Sept. 18 Homer There 6 - 36 Sept. 23 Jonesville Here 0 - 19 Oct. 2 Mendon Here 6 - 6 Oct. 9 White Pigeon There 6 - 26 Oct. 14 Bellevue There 0 - 31 Nov. 13 Union City Here 0 - 30 Players Starr Walbeck, L.E. Bob Bowling, L.T. Jack Hunsicker, L.G. Maurice Hodges, C. Harold Fox, R.G. Earl Abel, R.T. Bill Sholes, R.E. Ray Shedd, Q. Bob Sizeland, R.EI. Lloyd Jenkins, L.H. Kenneth Walbeck, F.B. Earl Swick, F.B. John Hawkins, L.G. Ernest Waffle, L.G In each game the boys put up a good fight. It seemed as though they had the misfortune of being smaller than most of their opponents. 59TRACK Those who went out for track are as follows; Jean Blashfield, Eleanor Abel, Eloise Randall, Marjorie Doolittle. The boys were as follows; Bob Bowling, Boyd Blashfield, Maurice Hodges, Starr Walbeck and John Denbrock. Track Meet The track meet was held in Homer on the date of May seventh. Such contests as the baseball throw, high jump, fifty yard dash, pole vault, shot put, mile race, relay race and so forth. Places were won as follows; Eloise Randall won second place in high jump, jumping about four feet and four inches. Marjorie Doolittle won second place in baseball throwing, making a throw of one hundred and forty-three feet. A point was won by the boys in the relay race. 60BOYS BASKETBALL Front Row, left to right: Ray Shedd, Maurice Hodges, Bud Randall, Kenneth Walbeck, Bob Size 1' nd, William Sholes and Lloyd Jenkins. Back Row: Coach Canfield, John Shedd, Ernest Waffle, Leo Long, Earl Abel, Mac Long, Starr Wal-b ck and Howard Main. 61GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Back Row, left to right: Phyllis Shumway, Eleanor Culver, Eunice Ball, Helen Berk, Carol Culver, Della Dean, Donna Goff, Anita Belle Johnson and Mrs. Warwick. Front Row: Betty Smith, Laura Hill, Marjorie Doolittle, Virginia Walter, Eloise Randall, Madge Leatherbury and Eleanor Abel. 62Boys Basketball (continued) Those who went out for basketball are as follows: Earl Abel, Russell Eldred, Maurice Hod- ges, Jack Hunsicker, Lloyd Jenkins, Mac Long, Leo Long, Howard Main, Marlin McElhenie, Bud Randall, John Shedd, Robert Sizeland, Donald Schofield, Bill Sholes, Ernest Waffle, Kenneth Walbeck, S!:arr Walbeck and Ray Shedd. From this group, two teams were chosen, the first and second. First Team Kenneth Walbeck, C. Bud Randall, R. G. Bill Sholes, R.F. Bob Sizeland, R.G. Ray Shedd, L.F. Lloyd Jenkins, L.F. Maurice Hodges, L.G. Capt. Second Team Howard Main, L.F. Ray Shedd, C. Leo Long, R.F. Starr Walbeck, C. John Shedd, R.G. Mac Long, L.G. Earl Abel, R.G. Ernest Waffle, L.G. 1st Team 2nd Team Date Game Place We They We They Dec. 11 Homer There 9 - 36 10 - 28 Dec. 15 Bronson There 14 - 26 Jar. 15 Homer Here 16 - 20 7 - 18 Jan. 19 Sherwood Here 26 - 14 14 - 12 Jan. 22 Jonesville There 25 - 23 8 - 15 Jan. 26 Union City Here 19 - 18 Jan. 29 Athens There 19 - 9 9 - 6 Feb. 2 Sherwood There 21-19 8 - 5 Feb. 16 Union City There 16-26 7 - 17 Feb. 19 Bronson Here 18 - 24 Feb. 26 Athens Here 15-17 3 - 9 Tournament Our first opponets were Tompkins Center. The game was played at Albion on March 7, 1937. At the end of the first quarter the teams were tied by a score of three to three. At the end of the !'Hf eccre had been increased from three to nine 63Boys Basketball (continued) for Tekonsha and from three to eight for Tompkins Center. The last half proved to be even more interesting than the first. The game ended with a final score of nineteen to twelve, in favor of Tekonsha. After winning the game with Tompkins Center, we were to play Horton on the following Saturday night. Although every effort possible was put forth through training and the misfortune that Ken Walbeck and Bob Sizeland could not play, the boys were defeated by Horton. Girls’ Basketball (continued) Girls who went out for basketball are as follows: Eleanor Abel, Eunice Ball, Helen Berk, Carol Culver, Della Dean, Marjorie Doolittle, Mildred Foster, Donna Goff, Laura Hill, Anita Johnson, Madge Leatherbury, Lucille McElhenie, Eloise Randall, Phyllis Shumway, Betty Sizeland, Betty SmLh, Virginia Walter, Margaret Witthuhn, Helen Casebeer. Out of these girls there were twelve who were chosen by Mrs. Warwick to have suits. They were as follows: Marjorie Doolittle, L.F. Cap. Betty Smith, L.F. Laura Hill, R.F. Mildred Foster, C. Eunice Ball, R. F. Lucille McElhenie, R.C. Carol Culver, C. Virginia Walter, R.G. Eleanor Abel, R.C. Madge Leatherbury, R.G. Helen Berk, L.G. Eloise Randall, R.C. Della Dean, L.G. Date Opponets Place We They Dec. 15 Bronson There 1 1 - 24 Jan. 19 Sherwood Here 20 - 20 Jan. 26 Union City Here 21 - 14 Feb. 2 Sherwood There 11 - 20 Feb. 16 Union City There 14 - 23 Feb. 19 Bronson Here 23 - 14 64BASEBALL Back Row: Hodges, Reese, Blashfield, Fox, K. Walbeck, Main, Potter, L. Long, M. Long, Coach Canfield. Second Row: Olney, Waffle, Abel, Sizeland, Sholes, R. Shedd, Putnam, Denbrock. Front Row: Skudlarick, J. Shedd, S. Walbeck. Boys who went out for baseball are as follows: Earl Abel, Boyd Blashfield, John Denbrock, Harold Fox, Maurice Hodges, Mac Long, Leo Long, Howard Main, Richard Olney, Roy Potter, Max Putnam, Carrol Reese, John Shedd, Ray Shedd, William Sholes, Robert Sizeland, Joseph Skudlarick, Ernest Waffle, Kenneth Walbeck, and Starr Walbeck. 65Baseball (Continued) Schedule Time Opponent Where We They April 13 Mendon There 11-13 April 1 6 Lakeview Here 4-10 April 23 Homer There 4-20 April 30 Athens Here 4-9 May 3 Mendon Here 10-12 May 3 Lakeview There 0-7 May 1 0 Sherwood There 2-10 May 1 8 Sherwood Here May 21 Athens There May 26 Homer Here Positions Kenneth Walbeck, Junior Pitcher Roy Potter, Junior Pitcher Earl Abel, Sophomore Catcher Carrol Reese, Junior Catcher Starr Walbeck, Freshman Catcher Howard Main, Junior Third Base Mac Long, Senior First Base Ray Shedd, Junior Second Base Joe Skudlarick, Sophomore Second Base Bob Sizeland, Senior Right Field Ernest Waffle, Freshman Right Field Bill Sholes, Senior Short Stop Boyd Blashfield, Junior Short Stop John Denbrock, Junior Center Field Maurice Hodges, Senior Left Field 6768DramaticsSENIOR PLAY “SPOOKY TAVERN” At 8 o’clock Tuesday night of November 24, the Senior class presented their last high school dramatic production. The play went over very nicely. The cast of characters were as follows: Lon Hacker - Lucy Hacker Florabelle Wingate Joyce Wingate Ralph Channing Terry Tanner Ferony — Bedelia — Ghost Woman - Willie Worgle Blackie Simms Bud Randall Jeannette Fousel Dorothy Letts — Laura Hill Russel Eldred — Mac Long Maurice Hodges Marjorie Doolittle Lucille McElhenie George Watson Robert Sizeland At an old Tavern late at night, Lon Hacker and the Ghost Woman act out the killing of a man by axes. Florabelle and Joyce with Bedelia come to spend the night at the tavern. Then along comes two fraternity brothers, Ralph Channing and Harry Tanner, who are both in love with Joyce. They refuse to let Joyce and Florabelle stay all night but Joyce won’t be bossed by the boys. Later, along comes Freshman Willie who is made to spend the night there because he is being initiated into a fraternity. Bloody hatchets are found many times as also is opium. Lon and Lucy, Lon’s sister who tells scary ghost stories, are captured by Ferone and sent to prison. At the last part the Ghost Woman reveals herself as the true owner of Spooky Tavern and how she was forced by Lon and Lucy to “Rigg” herself up in such a costume. 70OPERETTA “THE WISHING WELL” At 8 o’clock Friday, March 12 about 300 people were on shore to see the landing of the operetta, ’ The Wishing Well,,. It had been on the way for 2 months. It had a successful landing and those who tugged along with their parts and overcame all disasters were the following: Lady Mary Donnell Sir Terrence O’Grady Noreen — Kathleen O’Mare Dan Tyron — Darby — Nora — Squire Baxby — Felix Murphy — Maureen McGibney Molly O’Tool — Fairy of the Well Marjorie Doolittle Kenneth Walbeck Eleanor Abel — Betty Smith — Jack Fousel — Leo Long Phyllis Shumway — Mac Long — Russell Eldred Madge Leatherbury Margaret Witthuhn — Betty Sizeland The special dances were as follows; Fairy dance by fourth and fifth grades. Beverly Hoenes Eleanor Clark Ana Williams Loraine Vincent Eleanor Wagnor Gloria Mae Williams The Light Fantastic Dance: Laura Hill Donna Goff Lucille McElhenie Hazel Greenawalt The Singing Chorus: The remaining glee club. 71Operetta (Continued) Miss Ash answered our S.O.S. and stood by the crew. Jeanette Fousel played the piano. The scory of the operetta centers around Lady Mary Donnell who is the last of the old, but impoverished family. She lives with a small niece, Noreen, and her four servants, at the ancestral home of the Donnells Falls Park Manor. Because of her financial reverses, Lady Mary has been forced to place a mortgage on her estate, and is having difficulty in meeting the payments. Such is the situation when Noreen makes friends with a gentleman vagabond whom she finds asleep in the garden. The stranger gives his name as Terrence O’More. He is in search of lodgings, and Lady Mary decides to accomodate him because of her need for money. Squire Baxby, a “supposed to be” wealthy man wishes to marry Lady Mary. He is in debt so much from gambling that he takes advantage of Lady Mary and takes a second mortgage on the land when she thinks she is paying him on the first. Terrence thinks there is something wrong with Squire Baxby so he sends to Dublin for money. In the meantime Lady Mary has invited friends and neighbors in to meet Terrence. Among them is Maureen McGibley from Dublin who recognizes Terrence as Sir Terrence O’Grady of Hitchcock Court, a scion of a very wealthy and noble family. She wanted Terrence herself for he was the “best catch’’ in Ireland. Terrence admits he is in love with Lady Mary and by that time he has the money to give Mary, thus they wed happily. Poor Maureen McGibley is out of luck. Noreen, the niece, adds a nice lot of humor to the story. 72JUNIOR PLAY “RED-HEADED STEPCHILD” Cast of Characters Mrs. Edith Russell — Mrs. Oliver Woodruff — Mrs. Emory Scott — Briggs — — Lucia Russell — Dudley Russell — Richard Russell — Elizabeth Russell (Bess) George Garrison — Ethel Ashley — Lucille Cristy — Flora Farnum — — Carol Culver — Addie Doolittle — Virginia Walters Boyd Blashfield — Della Dean — Ray Shedd — Max Putnam — — Eunice Ball — Howard Main — Phyliss Wagoner — Mildred Stevens Hazel Greenawalt The story takes place in the living room of Richard Russell’s fashionable Chicago home. The play opens with Mrs. Russell serving Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Woodruff tea. They talk about the impending arrival of Mrs. Russell’s step-daughter from the west. Later the same afternoon Mr. Russell brings his daughter to the Russell home. Mrs. Russell and Lucia are quite put out with the undignified manner in which Elizabeth behaves. However, they try not to act too shocked with her drastic acvions. An evening several months later the Russells give a party in honor of Bess. It is a grand affair, but Bess just seems to put her foot in her mouth every time she opens it and all the guests go away madder than wet hens. After Bess has the household in an uproar and everyone hating her she decides there is nothing 73Junior Play (Continued) left for her to do except to return to her ranch. Two days later, on her twenty-first birthday, Bess packs to go home. It turns out to be a very eventful and happy day for Bess. First she receives a check, which helps her father out of a financial debt, then George declares his love for her and wants to go to Montana with her, and last but not least the whole family declares their love for her and are very sorry to see her leave. 74SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR YEAR OF 1936 -1937 Sept. 7; School started. Goody! Goody! The Seniors final yeaT. Sept. 25; Football Jonesville here. Poor beginning, good ending. October 2; Football, Mendon here. Getting better a tie. Freshman-Sophomore party. Poor Freshmen banged a-round for the first time. October 9; Football, White Pigeon there, lost again October 15 and 16; Teachers Institute. Ah, cur first vacation. We were just settled down to working when they give us a vacation and spoil us again. October 22; Rural night. Successful sketches were given by the rural schools around. Oct. 23; Agricultural Fair. “Bigger and Better” is our motto for Agriculture Fairs. Oct. 30; Music assembly program. Only one boy was willing to show his talent in music — Donald Scofield and his mouth organ. Nov. 6; Community Fair Party. A good time was had by all after the party as well as at the party. Eh, what? 75School Calendar (Continued) Nov. 9; American Education Week. Was everybody good! Papa and Mama invited. Did they come? Nov. 12; Scout dinner. Nov. 1 3; Freshman party at Coldwater. Nov. 20; Seventh and Eighth grade class party. Nov. 23; Football, Union City here. Nov. 24; Senior Play. “Spooky Tavern”. One little girl got so frightened that she fell off her chair. (That’s the truth) Nov. 27; Beginning of Thanksgiving vacation. Dec. 1 ; Athletic Association sponsored a Burro loasketbaii game. Dec. 1 1 ; Homer basketball team here. We’ll let you look in the schedule of games to see now we came out. Dec. 14; Dr. Cleary from Cleary’s College of Yp-silanii spoke on our assembly program, riayed LSronson there in basketball. Dec. 1 8; Christmas vacation. And two weeks at that. Also Santa Claus visited us this afternoon and brought us all some candy. We refused to go to school any more this year. Jan. 3; Here we are back again. Santa didn’t miss any of us this year. jan. 1 3; homer there in basketball. Jan. 20; Semester exams. Oh! Oh! Dear! 76School Calendar (Continued) Jan. 21 and 22; Semester exams. Jonesville there in basketball. News, we won! Jan. 26; Union City here in basketball. Jan. 28; County Institute. Another free day. Jan. 29; That wasn’t a bit nice - breaking up the week like that. But we had to come back any way. Basketball game at Athens. Feb. 2; Sherwood there in basketball. Feb. 8; Dr. Balcomb from Argubright College talk ed to us on the subject, “What I think Abe Lincoln would have said to you if he was here today”. Feb. 1 1 ; F.F.A. Initiation Banquet. Did the new members ride the rope very well? Feb. 12; Sophomore party at Coldwater. Feb. 16; Union City there in basketball. Did we tell that referee a thing or two.! ! ! Feb. 19; Mother’s meeting. The mothers of the grade children met with the Kellogg Foundation nurse. Bronson here in basketball. Feb. 25; First meeting of the night school with Landscaping as the topic. Feb. 26; Athens here for basketball. March 4; Another night school. March 5; Meeting of the Parents and Teachers at Burlington. March 12; “The Wishing Well” was a success. The singers should all follow the opera now. 77School Calendar (Continued) March 25; Local 4-H Achievement Day for the French and Tekonsha clubs. Assembly program for the awarding of letters. March 26; Good Friday, but no vacation. Out for spring vacation. April 5; We are back again. It won’t be long now. April 7; County 4-H Achievement Day. April 9; All school party. More fun - too bad we didn’t start having them before. April 16; Junior Party. April 23; Senior girls invited to Battle Creek College for tea. The girls had a good time. The boys? Ask them. Baseball at Homer. May 4; Another success. Junior class presented -“The Red Headed Step-Child. But somehow we didn’t see any red headed child. May 5; Baseball at Lakeview. May 7; Track meet at Homer. May 21 ; Athens there in baseball. June 6; Baccalaureate services for Seniors. June 10; Graduation exercises. June I 1 ; Schools out! Schools out! Teachers let the fools out! 78 ALUMNI 1891 Harlan Main John Martinson George P. Wilder Grace Warren - Harsh 1892 Kittie M. Batt - Randall Alice Geisel Mattie L. Miller Allen B. Failing Hattie Warren Allie Randall - Stilson Frank Thomas M. Belle Pratt 1893 Renda C. Failing Myrta Smith - Dusty Jay Shedd Lula Aldrich - Dunlap Charles O. Anderson Maude Carr Della Sebring - Jucket John Anderson 1834 Edith B. Huntley - Lee Roy G. Sanders Elsie E. Doolittle Olive Thayer - VanDresser Bessie Randall - Fox Mildred Newell-McOmber 1895 Della Main - Shaffer Mable M. Amy - Harris Nora Sloan - Tracht B. Mable Sloan - Cole Ida A. Reyer - Rook 1896 Janet Failing - Betzer Gertrude Stanton-Gribbins Lois B. Randall - Filton Ward R. Shedd 1897 Grace Wise - Warner jennie Warren - Harsh Mattie Anderson - Sanders Mary Anderson - Palmer Nellie C. Amy - Paddock Ethel M. Kinne Anna Miller Jessie M. Blake - Wilbur George H. McMillen Claude Phelps 1898 Maggie Failing-Papendeck Edith Granger - Hamm Mabel French - Mitchell J. Earle Shedd Zae Hollenbeck-Sizeland Frank D. Rice Bert Mitchell Floy Proctor Nellie Ramsdell - Fall Ethel Cogswell - Granger Emma Meller - Allen Fronia Granger - Todd Jesse B. Ward Barton O. Withall Clifford W. Darling Preston L. Mitchell Arah B. Doolittle Nettie Hoffman-Martin 80 1899 Grace E. Smith Calvin B. Newland Max A. Calvin Alvah N. Dean Bert Shedd Merton W. French Ernest S. Granger 1900 Edna Randall-Eldridge Charles McElhenie Ruth Baker Lloyd Failing Ernest French Ida French-McAuliffe Bessie Pritchard-Martinson 1901 Clara Osborn-Hodges Don Martinson Naomi Fish-Hinkley 1902 Myda Goff-Shedd Bessie Cogswell-Hyers Leo Long Herbert Schabinger Lutie Keep-Martinson Etta Morrison Hubert C. Teller George B. Miller Nettie Abel-Shedd Zada Abrams-Burt 1S03 George R. Shedd Howard D. Warren Fern Spencer-Failing Earle 1. Engle ■Grace Humeston-Bartlett 1904 Elizabeth Wisner-Sibley Charles Cook ■Mabel Humeston No Class Clyde G. Humeston 1905 1906 Nina Mitchell-Cowles Besie Main-Pritchard 1907 Leland J. Vandy Bogart Dana Randall Lela Wilder Mildred Youngs-Estes Olive Davis-Millard Maud Humeston-Siger 1908 Clarence O. Moore Josephine Culver Ralph Olney Edna L. King-Olney B. Blossom White Ben H. Dean Arthur Olney A. Blanche Engle—Vanatta 811909 George W. Cowles Lthei EL Abel-Doolittle Clara E. Vandy Bogart Harold B. Johnson 1910 Zella E. Humeston Viola Doolittle-Osborn Charlotte J. Morrill Margaret Longell-Dunn Annice L. Longell-Riggs John E. Upston 1911 Ray C. Wiltse Carl L. Doolittle Emma Anderson-Rainey Robert E. Anderson 1912 Charlotte Olney-AbensheinLouise S.inchcomb Grace Whittaker Norris Wiltse Marie Hartson-Jenny Boyd Teeters Gladys Cowles Vera Doolittle-Wilbur C?rrie Simonson-Fratt Juliette Prior 1913 William Teeters J. T. Engle Zada Sherman-Randall Viola Gauss Harry Long Ef fie Vandy Bogart-Wagoner Hazel Doolittle-Gregory Leora Doolittle-Christensen 1911 Harold Aldrich Clyde Norton Rell Ambrose May Foster-Dye-St. Clair Charles Sherman Leiva Bell-Schafer Milo Fousel Ernest King Hettie Brott-Woolman William Perine Lutie Upston-Mauer Lillian Anderson-Palmer Lola Fish-Dettling Lorene Klink-Dorris Blanche Aldrich-Jones Henry Aurand Mabel Jacokes-Long Howard Doolittle Myrtle Wagoner-Green Henry Upston Hazel Brott-Phillbrick Hazel Aurand-Wiltse 1915 Ruth Brown Mabel Wiltse-Aldrich 1916 Harriet Guy-Doolittle Feme Pritchard-Doolittle Joe Failing Gladys Hastings-Abel Floyd Baker 82 1917 Catherine Teeters-Wiltse Berton King Lola Mauer-Juckett Rachel Downey Ada Bolton-Mitchell Rose Brown-Knauss Ola Doolittle-Fousel Lawrence French Fay Taylor-Van Derbeck Hazel Easterday-Sullivan Laura Holben-Hicks Helen Loomis-Hammond Lelia Williams-Ambrose Goldie Shumaker-Ferary Ellery King Margaret Ossenheimer-Buskerk 1918 Clara Doolittle Ethel Blashfield-King Dana Anderson Marie Abel-Wood Hope Davis-King Rhoda Doolittle-Saks 1919 Ned Shumway Hazel Holben-White Ethei Aldrich-Alien Thomson Teeters Harold Sanders Ruth Simon-Teeters Joy Doolittle Esther Aldrich-McDonald Louis McDaniels 1920 Earl Mitchell Louis Hartson Dorothy Stahl-Downey Veda Strong-Rice Alvin Williams Katherine Howard-Chrysler Keith Housten Mina Thomas-Omo Carl Shumway Hazel Humeston-Culter Russell Aldrich Mary Thomas-Hubbard Dorothea Slighly Mildred Doolittle-Schafer Ho Allen Muriel Aldrich-Gauss Vera Strong-Robinson 1821 Roy Anderson George Teeters Dale Williams Stuart Doolittle Grace Thomas-Shedd Velma Shumaker-Warner Laura Downey Carol Nelson Howard Sanders Arah Panting Gladys Fish Fern Williams Beulah Aldrich-Williams Ula Klingaman-Shumway 83Russell Gauss Della Allen-Aldrich Bernice Palmer-Ivy Harriet Gallup-Doolittle Charles Hoenes Ray Dean Marie Letts-Ossenheimer Velda Ewers-Sebring Lena Anderson Bertha Jenkins-Shipman Ethel Darling-Boyer Catherine Brott-Lamb Donald Beebe Lloyd Belote Earl Letts Paul Branch Dick Martinson George Brott 1922 Doris Ossenheimer-Avery Francis Thomas-Sander Neva Sutherland-Siller Ruth Upston-Martinson Leona Aurand 1923 Muriel Keller-Hartley Glenda Waffle-Upston Lloyd Allen Florence Hoenes-Lee Doris Doolittle Ethel Doolittle-Kempton Beatrice Bronson 1924 Verna Palmer-Blackwell Junior Doolittle Gladys Waffle Genevieve Hoyt-Sanders Bernice Whitaker-Kappis 1925 Lucile Bixler - Millar Ray Hudson Ruth Doolittle-Keefer Pearl Sherman-Wirebaugh Earline Eldridge Wauneta Simon - Frey Louise Fish-Durgin Ruth Smith-Ferris Carl Gribben Georgia Belle Wiltse Dorothy Hicks-Sowers Dana Boody - Sanders Alice Knight-Beebe Max Dean Esther Mitchell-Lindsey Leona Doland-Weller Olive Mitchell-Taylor Dena Dunn Ilah Palmer-Thomas 1926 Virgil Jenkins Virgie Smith-Heisler Hildred Klingaman-Sizeland Helen Thomas Jessie Teeters-Hartley Russell Thomas Warren Williams Bert Whitaker 84Waldo Belote 1927 Esther Witthuhn-Whittaker Esther Juckett-Moss Earle Green Edwin Branch Floyd Biddle Clare Martinson Beatrice Harlow - Clarke Margaret Brott-Johnson Leah Knight-Brott William Mitchell Beulah Hess-Casebeer Esther DeBrular-Lepard Fern Hunt-Smith Harold Pritchard Benjamin Murrey Dale Granger Francis Lenning Smith Brott 1928 May Abel-Schubel Clarence Mitchell Edith Hoenes Frank Bucklin Lucille Hoenes-Taft Monabelle Norton-Cook Mable Klingaman - Adams Edson Doolittle Catherine Ambrose-Sowers Leon Pierce Donna Milliman Harold Hayne Lee Dean 1929 Kenneth Milliman Ella Hill-Thomas Byron Green Frank Teeters Harriette Hodges Walter Thomas Leo Lindsey Doritha Green-Hays Virgil Owen Carl Mackey Esther Cook 1930 Ruth Stratton David Martinson Harlo Hornberger Stuart Cook Bernice Dunn Irene Mitchell-Wagoner Maxine Taylor Catherine Finney-Beckner Velma Quimby-Wade Alta Shumway Arduel Vincent Harold Greene Glenda Williams June Miller Leota Vincent Mildred Hess 85Carroll Anderson Marion Green-Parker Ruth Armatrout Millard Hill William Burrows Duane Hoag 1931 Marion Dean-Webber Dean Rice Marjorie Goff Kenneth Schafer Rex Doolittle 1932 Elizabeth Thurston-Lewis Lettie Manchester Martin Shepard Dorothy Mott-Doolittle Rose Hartley Ruth Mitchell-Hoag Margaret Hodges Esther Green-Alien Howard Panting Marion Hill-Riggs Leota Willerick-Fox Francis Lindsey Esther Dunn-Cortright 1933 Carl Sowers Elizabeth Main - Martinson Arthur Ball Dorothy Myers-Palmer Cecil Garrett Alton Brott Ronald Vincent Ruth Green Jack Vandy Bogart Graham Brott Nettie May Wagoner Gresley Brott Plelen Rigg Leota Hunt-Baker June Rainey-Gallup Charity Cooper-Bowersox Mavis VanOrman-Kester Dale Ossenheimer Merrill St. Clair Rex Saltzgaber Hazel Myers Russell Owen Dorothy Schafer Leora Greene-Seedorffe 1934 Dorothea Vandy-Bogart Laverna Craven-Bowden Harvey Randall Dorothy Burrows Jeanne Mann Allison May Opal Good Josephine Thurston Eleanor Stratton Paul Baker William Clark Elon Eldred Kenneth Garrett Dora Witthuhn Harriette Koons Florence Dean-Ossenheimer 86Ned Martinson Mac Doolittle Irma Shumway Donald Branch Marian Lindsey-Sheppard Forrest Branch Bert Shedd, Jr. Robert Smith Martha Yost Warren Taylor Rex Rainey Ernest Cary Eleanor Hoag Mary Carolyn Randall Lewis McElhenie Evalyn Summerfield Ida May Erma Green Ruth Dean Scott Randall Harris Hayne Elma Main -Brandt Helen Shedd 1935 Katherine Craven Alice Dean Wesley Doolittle Richard Vernor Ruth Myers-Kempton Gerald Hartley Dora Elaine Loomis Gerald Baker Kenneth Moore Harold McCandless Nina Mitchell Bessie Vincent 1936 Paul Saltzgaber Lola Doolittle-Thornton Virginia Phelps Isabelle Bowling Bessie Thomas Ethel Clark Blanche Thomas Glenda Larder Marjorie Van Orman Carl Mitchell 87JOKES (Waiter in Red’s Tavern): “Yes, we are very much up to date. Everything is cooked by electricity.” Mr. Bruce: “I wonder if you would mind giving this steak another shock?” High heels were invented by a short good-looking blonde who was continually being kissed on the forehead. Russell Elared: “Will you join me in a bowl of soup?” Hazel Greenawalt: “Are you sure there is room for both of us? Many an alley cat can look at a fur coat and say, “There goes papa.” Bud Randall: “I’m thinking of asking a girl to marry me. What do you think of the idea?” Ima B.: “I think it’s great if you ask me.” Mr. Martinson: “What is the formula for water?” Maurice Hodges: “H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O.” Mr. Martinson: “What do you mean?” Maurice Hodges: “Why, you said it was H to O.” Everything comes to him who orders hash. She was only a junk collector’s daughter and she sure looked it. Kenneth W. “This butter is so strong it could walk over to the coffee and say hello.” Howard M. “Yeh, and this coffee is so weak it couldn’t answer.” Motorist: “Is it very far to the next town?” Leo Long: “Well, it seems further’n it is but it isn’t.” 89JOKES First Soldier: “Sit down, you’re rocking the boat!” G. Washington: “Can’t” F. Soldier: “Why?” G. Washington: “My pants are too tight.” So they painted him standing up. Hodges says, “He likes his top coat very much, only he can’t get used to the wood across the shoulders and the hook keeps knocking his hat off.” Ray Shedd: “No girl ever made a fool of me.” Mr. Martinson: “Who was it then?” if a lad has a stepfather will that make him a stepladder? Marlin Me: “I hear that in Scotland the people are making a fuss because the country reduced the street car rates from 1 0 to 5 cents.” Lloyd Jenkins: “That so; how come?” Marlin Me: “They used to save 10 cents and now they only save 5.” “Up and atom,” cried the molecule. Judge: “Well, have you anything to say for yourself?” Bud Randall: “Yes, I wish I were where there were no traffic cops.” Judge: “Granted, Ten years in the Hooscow.” “I’m sorry,” said the dentist, “but you cannot have an appointment this afternoon. I have eighteen cavities to fill,” And he picked up his golf-ball bag and went out. Mr. Canfield: “I’m sorry, but I can’t pay the installment this week.” Storekeeper: “There’s no trusting you. You said that the last time and the time before.” Mr. Canfield: “Well, I kept my word, didn’t I?” 90uAcluertisin We Wish To Thank The Advertisers For Their Support In Making This Annual Possible. 91WE HAVE Everything You Need in the Hardware Line at the Right Prices E.H. Warner POPULAR GOODS AT POPULAR PRICES Drop In at J.W. RANDALL’S STELLA RE SHOP MILLER'S DAIRY STORE Dresses $1 to $3.98 101 W. Chicago St. Rollin Run stop Hosiery Coldwater, Michigan Lorraine Lingerie “Dairy Products of Coldwater Indisputable Quality” LaMoine Foster, Mgr. COMPLIMENTS Beautiful Silk Dresses of the Sizes 12 to 52 BEE HIVE $2.98 and $3.98 SHOE STORE DOROTHY’S Coldwater, Michigan FROCK SHOPPE Over Denny’s Grill ColdwaterSELECT YOUR GRADUATION CLOTHES From Our Large Stocks of Young Men’s Correctly Styled Suits and Hab-ardashery. Good Clothes will help you up the Ladder of Success. Byron Johnson Coldwater, Mich. In answer to a dream Is Harry’s ICE CREAM But of course, why not? It rates at the top. Harry Lopez Coldwater, Michigan BIG CHIEF BAKED GOODS of QUALITY ELMER CARY Phone 7102 FIRST STATE BANK Tekonsha, Michigan Deposits insured by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Washington, D.C. Maximum Insurance for each Depositor $5,000.00 93MIDGET CAFE FOOD of EXCELLENT QUALITY Home Cooked Meals Short Orders ZAE SIZELAND, Prop. R.E. Vernor Funeral Director Tekonsha, Michigan Beds — Rugs Simmons Mattresses Simmons Springs Prosperity and Happiness for Class Of 19.37 Randall Chicken Products Co. 94Mel Upston Fountain Service BEST ICE CREAM in Tekonsha TOBACCO and CANDY Keep Martinson THE PLACE TO BUY WHEN YOU WANT TO BUILD Phone 303 WHITE STAR PRODUCTS TOWING REPAIR WORK James Gray T. A. Hilton COLD WATER, MICHIGAN Is quite a Service in Shoes for the Younger Seniors 95 Quality Service GROCERIES FRUITS VEGETABLES NOTIONS Crandall’s “Tekonsha’s Finest Food Store” Our selection of GRADUATION WATCHES is the finest we have ever shown ELGIN HAMILTON BULOVA PARKER WESTFIELD Satisfaction guaranteed. Priced from $9.95 up. Kiess JEWELRY STORE Coldwater, Mich. Phone 5502 The CONGRATULATIONS Class of 1937 MAIN GROCERY from is THE SIGN of Tom and Bill QUALITY AT A SAVING Teeters Groceries SINCLAIR SERVICE and “A Complete Fresh Meats One-Stop Station” Mr. and Mrs. Main Tekonsha Michigan Phone 24 96 Congratulations to SENIORS of 1937 Randall’s Milling Co. Tekonsha, Michigan SHORTY WALBECK Red’s TAVERN GENERAL REPAIR Regular Dinners Beer WORK Phone 6602 Tekonsha, Michigan Ale Corner old M-60 US-27 Tekonsha, Michigan 97THE Tekonsha Co-Op Co. Extends Its Most Sincere Congratulations to THE SENIORS of 1937 COAL — FEED — SEED FERTILIZER Charles McElhenie, Mgr. Abel Son Charles Brimmer Tekonsha, Michigan Barber Home Killed If You Want BEEF—PORK—VEAL Good Workmanship F ruits—V egetables Remember Groceries for Less We Furnish the Table— BRIMMER’S Complete Barber Shop Ask for Gold Stamps - Tekonsha, Michigan 98Milliman's SUPER SERVICE Is THE MOST RELIABLE SERVICE WASHING — MOTOR CLEANING TIRES COMPLETE LUBRICATION AND ALL SHELL PRODUCTS Phone 99 “The Camp Publishing Company School Photographers exclusively Ypsilanti, Michigan” 100Best Wishes to the Senior Class! DANCE and PROM FROCKS 4.85 to 8.95 Adorable frocks of lace, taffeta and silk organdy in white and pastels. Lovely lingerie, hosiery handbags to complete the costume at low cash prices. Coldwater Compliments of Watch Repairing CHARLES WAGONER Fine Trucking Service Sincere Compliments Detroit Stock to the Hauling SENIORS With Insured Loads Local Long Distance Hauling Carl W. Post Coldwater, Mich. 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