Tipton High School - Tiptonian Yearbook (Tipton, IN)

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We have no apology to make: we have lahored diligently to the hes-.t ol' our almility. He lenient with our mistakes-.iudgxe us not toe harshly -'we shall never trouble you again. "Lend thy serious hearing to what l shall unfold X50 . X ew QQ Rejoice, 0 Young people, in tl wt To the American Boy and Girl- the C21l'Ql'l'CC youth ol' the present -whose training in the school of today-will prepare them for the responsibilities and activities of tomorrow, we, the Senior Class, dedicate this Thirty-ninth volume ol' the Tiptonian. ly youth. ' I . Q" G! dfjb J' Many different factors contribute their share in building the character ol' the mod- ern boy and girl, and among these the school plays a large part. Four formative ycars are spent in the high school, under the tuition and guidance of the faculty. Not only book knowledge itself must be gained but habits of application and industry must be learned in order for the youth to succeed in the fu- ture. He enters as a timorous. inexperienced freshman, undergoes the usual hazing and emerges at the end of the school year a cocky sophomore. Pursuing the even tenor of the usually uneventful second year the student begins to find his niche in the var- ious studies and activities of the school. Added responsibilities of the iunior year and application to studies bring the youth to the long anticipated goal-beinfr a senior, Cliff' nified and poised. Thus after four years the American Boy and Girl, who have made the most of their opportunities. are graduated with credit, both to themselves and their school. "The foundation of every state is the education of its youth." 67023 6' fo iff fi 1939 L X cgi? TIPTONIAN L1 D. IC. LICIST Superintendent C. li. ST EM EN Principal Depallw UIUVQVSILY Indiana University Butler University University of Chicago Mathematics giology Geograpliy -T l R. C. Wickersham, l'resident Tude J. llichards, Secretary li. N. Stoner, Treasurer Dick Grove, Township Trustee May we, the Seniors, propose a toast? "Here's to the School Board, the broad- minded, understanding, and capable body that has guided Tipton High School through another highly successful year. It can truly be said that no other school in the country can boast of a fairer, abler executive board than Tipton High. You have acted wisely in all your dealings, and we realize that your every effort was bent toward one main purpose-the betterment of the school. We are more than glad to have the honor ol' graduating from such a school, because we feel that even in our later years, your innuence upon us, as students, will be keenly felt. So, in behalf of the student body, we, the Class of '39, salute you! Six 4193921 We thought you'd like informal snaps Of teachers pictured here and there Some smiling, others grim, perhaps, But all of them caught unaware. O wad some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as ithers see us. " Seve H mm ,Q TIPTONIAN Q, Wll,l.IAM D. IIIATT Wabash College Indiana University Chemistry Mathematics History VER X KEGERREIS Tr:-veeca Junior College liall State Teachers College The University of Iowa English Latin K. FRANCIS SPENCER Rall State Teachers College The University of The South Iinglish French 0. A. HEERBOWER Franklin College History Biology ,IUIIN WOUDFURD WARD DePauw University i'olumlnia University I Roys' Physical Training Health Government Economics IIICSSIE MONTGOINIERY Terre Haute Teachers College Winona College Ball State Teachers College Applied Art, Chicago Art J. B. OYLER Purdue University Illinois University Agriculture Biology MARY MAXINE HALL Rall State Teachers College Girls' Physical Training Health Shorthand English In contrast to the page before Our teachers lrere in gala dress, With hair brushed smooth and smiles galore Both charm and dignity possess. " They carry the heavy end of the log " EQIQSQQE RUTH JANE COBLE DePauw University Columbia University The University of California English G. O. RUNYAN Tri-State College Ball State Teachers College Industrial Arts EDITHX SOWERS Ball State Teachers College Commerce GEORGE CLINE Indiana University The University of Chicago Mathematics LOIS SLONE PURVIS Ball State Teachers College Music HAROLD E. PLANCK Ball State Teachers College Band Director Typing Junior Business JOSEPHINE ROSENSTIHL Indiana University Home Economics JOHN W. TRABUE Indiana University Columbia University DePauw University History Government Economics In patience, they excel-by far. I'm sure their work is not all bliss, They're calm and poised-and proud we are To have a faculty like this. Nine Ten ,Q TIPTONIANQ ai. fi RAYMOND WILLIAMS DOROTHY WILLIAMS Hi-Y I-2-3-4: Class Pres. 3--1 Class Treasurer 43 Sunshine 43 Glee Club 43 Operetta 43 Glee Club 43 G. A. A. 43 ' Annual Staff 4. Western Hills High School. Cincinnati, 1-2-3. ROBERT LETT Intramural 1-2-3-43 Class V. Pres. -13 HILDA TUDOR . . , Baseball 4' School News 4, Sunshine I-2-3-43 Tl-H1-PIC 1-2-3-43 ' Treasurer 33 G. A. A. 3-43 Annual WILBUR WILLIAMS Staff 43 Baseball 2-43 Intramural I-2-3-43 Glee Club 4, Vice President 43 Oper- Class Treasurer 33 Secretary 43 etta 43 Annual Staff 4. School News 3-4. "Number, please." "Calling P-A-G-E lil." Hello. is this Lett's7 May I speak to Bob, please? Hello, Bob? This is Wil- bur Williams. How are you? Oh, I thought maybe you would like to chat over our old times-school days, perhaps? Remember that day back in September, l927, when we met down the alley by the old clubhouse, and trudged so unwillingly to school for the first time? I'll say, we've gone to school a long time since then, and learned a few things, too! Sure, I remember how scared we were when we went to Junior High School for the first time, and how mixed up we got with our classes. Well, as far as that goes we were pretty green as freshmen, too, but nobody paid any attention to us that year, for that was the year Tipton had the best basketball team in the state. What's that? Oh, yes, that was the first year we had ever elected class officers. Jim Pyle was our president. Wasn't our vice president Betty Benson? Rachel Stoner began her "three-year reign" as class officer by being secretary-treasurer. I'll say we were the "stuff" the next year. We knew all about Tipton High then, and could we throw it into the freshies? Raymond Williams was our president for the first time, Paul Achenbach was vice president, and Rachel was secretary-treasurer again. Remember Mr. Runyon at our few class meetings, and our outing at the Noblesville park? You know, come to think about it, we had quite a time raising money t'or the reception last year. Of all the hard work and penny-pinching we did at the ball gamesl I'll never forget that. We got settled, though, by the frugal guidance ol' lVIr. Cline. The worst part of the whole year was the fact that after we were pretty well settled as upperclassmen, we found out that we were still considered underclassmen by the faculty, and seniors. Say, I wonder how last year's president, Bill Crim, is doing at Winchester this year. Yes, Rachel was a class officer again, and Barbara Martin was secretary. The class wasn't short a single cent at the end of the year, even if I was treasurer. Remember how shocked the class was after the first senior class meeting, when they woke up and discovered they had elected three Williamses to office? Raymond was president again, Dorothy May was treasurer, and I had the honor of being secretary. You were vice president. I believe Miss Spencer and Mr. Hiatt are to be congratulated for the excellent guidance through the year, too. That just about closes our school days and our topic of conversation, so I'd just better say goodbye. "Success comes in cans, failures in can'ts." 4193931 DAVID SALLEE Glee Club 43 Annual Staff 4. LOIS GORDON Sunshine l'2-3-43 Secretary 23 Glee Club 43 Vice Pres. 43 Annual Staff 43 School News 43 Operetta 4. RACHEL STONER Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec l-2-3-41 Pres. 33 Class Ofiicer 1-2-33 Girls Intram- ural 1-23 G. A, A. 3-43 Dramatic Club 23 Latin Con- test I-23 Annual Staff 43 School News 2-3-4. JOHN SHORTLE Hi-Y 2-3-4Q Basketball sportswriter 3-43 Annual Staff 43 School News 4. NINA TRABUE Junior Musicale I-2-3-43 Vice Pres. 43 Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Treasurer 43 Glee Club 1-2-3-43 Treasurer 33 Orchestra 1-2-3-43 Annual Staff 43 Commerical Contest 33 Operetta l-2-3-43 School News 3-4. CAROLINE TEAL Sunshine I-2-3-43 Intramural 1-23 G, A. A. 43 Glee Club 23 Operetta 2, BARBARA MARTIN Sunshine I-2-3-43 Vice Pres. 33 Junior Musicale I-2-3-43 Pres. 43 Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 Operetta I-2-3-43 Oratorical 43 Annual Staff 43 Glee Club I-2-3-43 WAYNE RAY Intramural 1-2-3-43 Hi-Y 3-43 Band I-2-3-43 Annual Staff 43 School News. KATHRYN LEIST Ti-Hi-Ec I-2-3-43 Pres. 43 Junior Musicale I-2-3-43 Pres. 33 G. A. A. 43 Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Annual Staff 43 Glee Club I-2-3-43 Oratorical Contest 33 Operetta 1-2-3-4. RITA ERTEL Sunshine I-2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec I-2-3-43 Secretary 33 Annual Staff 43 Glee Club 3-43 Operetta 43 G. A. A. 33 Intramural I-2. EUGENE HEWITT Glee Club 43 Staff Photographer 3-4. MARJORIE LAMBERT Linlawn High School 13 Glee Club I3 Latin Contest 23 Sunshine 2-3-43 Annual Staff 4. MARJORIE LITTLE Junior Musicale 1-2-3-43 Sunshine I-2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 Glee Club I-2-3-43 Operetta I-2-3-43 Intramural I-23 Latin Con- test I3 Commercial Contest 33 Annual Staff 4. JEAN MOON Junior Musicale 3-43 Sunshine 1-2-3-4: Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 Glee Club I-2-3-43 Operetta 1-2-3-43 Intramural 1-2. DAN MATTINGLY Glee Club 3-43 Operetta 3-43 F. F. A. 1-2-33 Science Club 33 Intramural I-2-3-4. MARIE MINK Junior Musicale 2-3-43 Secretary 43 Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Glee Club 2-43 Pres. 43 Operetta 23 Intramural I-23 G. A. A. 3, ROBERT CAGE Basketball I-23 Intramural I-2-3-43 Hi-Y 2-3-43 Treasurer 43 Science Club 2-33 Glee Club 2-3-43 Band 2-3-4: Orchestra 3-43 Operetta 2-3-43 Band Contest 4. KATHLEEN O'BANION Glee Club I-23 Junior Musicale I-2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 Vice Pres. 43 Sunshine I-2-3-43 Pres. 43 School News 3-43 Operetta 1-2. I . C5b3T1PTONlANGE, LENORA BURDEN lntramural 1-2: Sunshine 1-2-I3--1, MERLE PLANALP Basketball 13 lntramnral 1-2-3-43 F. F. A. 2-3. HUGH SNOW Hand 13 Glee Club 2-8-13 Ili-Y 33 Intramural 2-33 Operetta 2-3-1. MARJORIE SCHINLAUB Glee Club 1-23 Intramural 23 G. A, A. 41: Sunshine 1-2-Z3-43 Operetta 1-2. RAY STEVENS F. F. A. 1-2-Z3-43 Science Club 33 Glee Club 3-43 Hi-Y I1--13 Opvretta I3--lt Intramural 4. MILDRED VVERNER Sunshine 1-2-3-4. HENRY SMITH PAULETTE STUART Muncie High School 1: Yorktown 21 Ti-Hi-EC 3-4: Sunshine 3-4. MAXINE WALKER Glee Club 1-2-3-43 Secretairy-Treasuroi' 3-43 Operetta 1-2-3-43 Junior Musicale 1-2-3-4: ' Secretarv-Treasurer 233 S u n s h i n e 1-2-3-43 "A life without a purpos Twelve eisa f .f My ..----f., 1. 1 -- ,inf-m OWEN SUITS l111,1'2ll11ll1'2ll 1-2-3--13 Hi-Y 2-3--13 Rand 1-2-3-43 Orcl'estra 3-43 Clee Club 43 Science Club S. IIELLIE STAFFORD Sunshine 1-2-3-'ij Ti-Hi Ec 3-4. WARREN CARTER Intramural 1-2-3-43 lli-Y 2-Z3-43 PAUL HANNAH Windfall 1-23 Basketball I-23 Hase- ball 1-2. MARJORIE KINDER St. Joseph's Academy 1 1Slll1Sl1ll16 2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec 3-43 latin Contest 1. CHARLES BOYD Rand 1-2-3-A3 Orchestra Il: lntrznnural 1-2-3-43 Hi-Y 2-3-4. JOSEPH WIGGINS Hi-Y 2-3--13 President 4. Operetta 3-43 Orchestra 1-2-43 Basket- ball 1-2. RUTH PENTECOST Sunshine 1-23 Junior Blusicale l-2.-3-Ali Orchestra 1-2-23-43 RAYMOND ORR Basketball 1-2-3-43 Hi-Y 2-3-4. ship without a rudder." 14 1939 Q SARA SAISSLINE Sunshine 1-2-33 Glee Club 2-35 Oper- etta 2-35 School News 4. DONALD ROSS Glee Club 1-2-3-45 Hi-Y 2-3-43 Science Club 23 Intramural 1-2-3-45 Operetta 1-2-3-4g Basketball 1. CLAYTON WITHAM F. F. A. 2. CLARICE PLUMER Sunshine 1-2-3-4. ETHEL PLUMER Sunshine 1-2-3-45 Glee Club 3-45 Oper- etta 3-4. BILLY SMALL Basketball 1-2-3-45 Intramural 13 Base- ball 1-2-3-45 Track 1. JAMES ROBINSON Intramural 1-2-3-4. GWENDOLYN WALSER Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Glee Club 45 Oper- etta 4. DOROTHY FOUCH Junior Musicale 1-2-3-43 Ti-Hi-Ec 1-2-3-43 Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Orchestra 1-2-3-43 Secretary-Treasurer 3g Intramural 1-2. HARVEY WARNER School News 43 Alexandria High School 1. ANNAMAE FORKNER Sunshine 1. VELMA OVERDORF Sunshine 1-2-3-45 Glee Club I-2-3-43 Ti- Hi-Ec 3-43 Operetta 1-2-3-4. ROBERT BURTON MADONNA WELLS Sunshine 1-2-3-45 Intramural 13 School News 4. DALE PETTY Hi-Y 4 3 School News 4. ALTA FULLER Sunshine 1-2-3-45 Glee Club 23 Oper- etta 25 School News 4. JOSEPH HUMEL Burlington fKansasD High School 1' Commercial Club 1. HELEN MACKENZIE Sunshine 1-2-33 Glee Club 1-2-35 Dramatic Club 1-2-35 Science Club 3-45 Ti-Hi-Ec 1-2-3-4: Oratorical Contest 3-4' G. A. A. 1-2-3. 1 1 "He alone is poor who does not possess knowledge." Thirteen I' url Q TlPTQNlANg 41. f H f,-.-I -, V .au . . . lil mn.. WHA . .. k,. . . . 3 3 'T in .. RALPH Mr-NEW ' BETTIE MCKNEW Intramural 1-2-3-43 Ili-Y 4. Sunshine l-2-3-4. WANDA ACHENHACH NIARGIE SPARKS Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Operetta 2-3-43 Sunshine l-2-3-43 Intramurals 1-2. Glee Club 2-3-43 Connnercial Cgmtest If WILI IAM HANCOCK PAUL ACHENBACII Ili-Y 2-3-43 Science Club 13 Basketball 1-2-3-43 Baseball -1: Intramural I-33 School News 4. Inti'an1u1'al 13 Glee Cluh 1-2-Il--1: , 4 - v , 4 , Operetta 1-2-3-43 F. E A. 1-2-zz-.11 CHAf'LES.U'JHL1M'U- , 3 Track 1 Baseball 1-.Z-3-43 Basketball 1-Z-.3-43 ' Intramural 1-33 Glee Clul143 Operettafl 5f.EE3Z5.9i5ITm' LAWN BATH Shortrldge Higrh School 13 HELEN VXHISLER St. Joseph Academy 3. Slmshme "'4' GENE DOVERSEERGER JOHN BUNCH, Intramural 3-43 F. F. A. 1-2-3-4. '- f 2-3-lg . '1 1 :sg , Slchiaol Nil-flee L ui "WH COX K ' ' Intrannlral 1-2? S u n s I1 i n e Society MARY ROUSH 1-2-3-4. Sunshine 1-2-3-43 Glee Cluh 43 , , . , . R N 4. IfI.0iD COOPER Opewttd 4' qclfool em Basketball 1-2-3-4. Baseball 2-3-43 :EUGENE IP?XNKEIl1.I,F V A 1 Intramural 1-23 Glee Cluh 43 Operetta -1 nt'amu"l ""' ' ' ' ' NAOMI WOLVEHTON JOHN STAFFORD Sunshine 1-2-3-4, F. F. A. 2-3-43 T-li-Y 4' lntranniral 2-3-4. , . . . . I 'Success is Ivy acting, not wishing" l'l'Yl 1253 19393 m- ws- trqm-11-gf V - A H .M .f 'V 1. -1, ff- inn- -- na-vw, CARL BUTZ IRENE LEY Intramural 1-2-3. Sunshine 3-4. ROBERT ALBRIGHT ROBERTA GRIMME Basketball 1-2-35 Intramural 1-2-43 Sunshine 1-2-3-4, -9- - - - - Baseball 1 .. 3 4, T1 ack 1 3. LOIS MANLOVE ROBERT DENNIS Sunshine 1, Intramural 1-2-3-4. Seniors whose pictures do not appear, Murl Day, Bu1'l Day, and D0l'0thY White- N IN MEMORIAM Mal-gh 23, 1920 NOV6mb91' 24, 1938 George Glass, a loyal classmate, whose life was cut short by tragedy. "Whom the Gods love, are taken in their youth." N. Fifteen ,igTIPTGNIANQE, JUNIORS First Row, left to right: William Adams, Ralph Albright, Kathleen Bolton, Loyd Bowers, Normajean Bristow, Leota Burch, William Burris, Lavina Butler, Glen Cochran, Norma Cook, Robert Cox, Betty Creek. Second Row: Estalena Crooks, Mary Crume, William Davies, Dorothy Davis, George Foster, Charles Ludwig, Delores Spaulding, Robert McIntosh, Forest Day, Lois Dennis, David Deppen. Third Row: Betty Doversberger, Norma Dogget, Edward Enneking, Edith Emehiser, Louise Fakes, Donald Fretz, Ben Good, Mary Lou Goodnight, William Goodnight, Paul Graham, Eddie Gray, Paul Griesel. Fourth Row: James Gunning, Kenneth Hamilton, NGIHO HUHCOCR, JQFUYTIQ HCIIYUHH. EHY1 HSUSUI1, Madalyn Hershman, Eva Hinkle, Glen Hollida y, Esther Hoover, Gene Hoover, Max Illges, Mary Jarrett. ?.1.6.. .. "Number, please." "Calling P-A-G-E l6. Hello, is this F0ster's? May I speak to George, please? Hollo, George? This is Wilbur, Say, l'm writing some class histories for a memory hook I'm keeping of my school days, and I thought perhaps you could give me a little infor- mation ol' the Class oi' '40, since you're the president this year. Can you help me out? Fine! Wait just a minute 'til I get some paper and a pencil, will you ?-I'd like to have a list of the class ollicers l'rom year to year, the class sponsors, and class activities. 0. K., let's have it. For the Freshman class, Warne Jones was president, Jack llam- say, vice presidentg Hill Goodnight, secretary-treasurer, and Mr. Ward was sponsor. No activities that year? Now, as Sophomores, Julianne Richards was presidentg Ralph Alhright, vice president: Charles Ludwig, secretary-treasurer, and Mr. RG6'l'lJOWQl', sponsor. Didn't you have a party-dance that year? I heard a lot ahout that. This year, you are presidentg Charles Ludwig, vice presideutg Delores Spaulding, secrotaryg lloh Mclntosh, treasurer, and Mr. Cline. sponsor, as usual. Say, George, do vou know Phil Hufl'ine's phone numher? I want to get something from him about the Sophomores. His numher is P-A-G-IC IX? Thanks a lot, so long-- S ixtevri :ESD 1939 L JUNIORS First Row, left to right: Betty Johnson, Ora Jones, Warne Jones, David Julius, Alice Lawson, Lucille Lewellen, Gifford Losey, Harold Losey, Charles Mains, Wanda Malicoat, Valora Massey, Norman Michel. Second Row: Carl Miller, Eugene Mitchell, Lois Mitchell, Marjorie Moeller, Don Moore, Mary Moore, Charles Mclntosh, Edward Neary, Juda Newton, Elizabeth Nicholson, Naomi Orr, Robert Padget. Third Row: Wilma Palmer, Martha Patterson, Clara Pennock, Marjorie Perry, Donald Piel, Paul Quade, Jack Ramsay, Julia Richards, Betty Sheppard, Marga ret Simmonds, Meredith Sinclair, Betty Slattery, Fourth Row: John D. Smith, Leroy Smith, Vern Smith, Junior Snyder, Mary Stevens, Janice Ter- williger, Maurice Thompson, Ray Tucker, Barbara Weber, Seth Wheatley, Betty Williams, Loyd Wood. And here we have the junior class Active super-salesmen, they, Each takes his turn, each lad and lass, To earn his coin in many a way. Happy and eager they appear As they approach their long sought goal To be the seniors of next year And take the reins in their control. Seventeen ,g:JTiPTONlANg, SOPHOMOHES First Row, lelt ti right: flculah Alley, Harrison Alley, Martha Altherr, Robert Altherr, Louis Ante, Margery Ai:if'1t, Don Aslaren, Virginia Ballentine, Howard Hallman. Miriam Banta, lVIa1'garet Beck. V Second Row: Stanley Bozell, Mary Browning, Carl Burton, Dale Burton, Gladys Cochran, Bernard Cole, Jane Collins, Robert Cook, Donald Crail, Ronald Crail, Clayton Day. Third Row: Barbara Dcarth, Daisy Dinkins, Carl Doversberger, Phil Huthne, Albert Ludwig, Anna Brewer, David McNeal, Richard Doversberger, Harold Dunham, Maxine Forkner. Fourth Row: Norman Forst, Frances Foxe, Charles Fuller, Margaret Glass, Maxine Goodnight, June Graham, Martha Graham, Muriel Grimme, Robert Grishaw, Robert Hannah, Francis Hartman, Martha Havens. Fifth Row: George Hefielmire, James HefTelmire, Gilbert Hellman, James Henderson, Viola Hewitt, Alta Hicks, Betty Hoffman, James Holliday,Jez1n Holman, Lenora Horton, Ralph Hurst, Grace Ireland. UD:lli11llGl', please." "Calling P-A-G-IC 18. Hello, is this 1Iufl'ine's? May I speak to Phil, please? Hello, Phil? This is Wilbur Williams. l'm getting some information lor a memory hook oi' my school days, and I thought maybe you could give me something ahout the sophomores this year, since you're the chiel' executive. Sure, that's the idea, just the names of the class officers of this year and last, the class sponsors, and the activities. Can you give them to me now '? l've got my paper and pencil right here. You were president last year weren't you? Keep it up: you're doing line' Phil Martin was vice president, Miss Sow- ers was sponsor, and a hike-picnic was the big event oi' the year. For this yearfhe- sides yourselt'4Alhert liudwig is vice president: Anna Brewer, secretaryg David Mc- Nral, treasurer: and Mr. Heerhower sponsor. You say you're planning' a party for the end of the vear? That's hne. Lot's ol' luck to you, and thanks, Phil. So long?" Here',a the class of i'ort,y-one With ink-smeared palms and weary mieng They'ye gained the right to future fun Bv workfthe hardest ever seen. For they have labored hour on hour On their "Ink Spot", a clever sheet. They've gained in poise and power And promise to he hard to heat. liightenn 2193921 SOPHOMORES First Row, left to right: Grace Johnson, Martha Jones, Mary Jones, Dorothy Kelley, Betty Lou Lamb, Boyd Lambert, Eunice Legg, Jack Legg, Lester Leininger, Luther Leininger, Virginia Lewis. Second Row: Martha Lindsay, George Manlove, Phil Martin, Robert Merrill, Esther Meyer, Harold Mink, Betty Moon, Julia Ann McCork1e, Eleanor McCullough, Joan lVIcEl-roy, Evelyn Newhouse. Third Row: Helen Padgett, Kenneth Palmer, John Pentecost, Cleon Plake, James Porter, Richard Posey, Harriet Purvis, Cleva Ressler, Jack Rice, Maxine Richardson, John Robinson,,John Rogers. Fourth Row: Imogene Ross, Wilma Roush, Geraldine Shaw, Wayne Shaw, Donald Shupperd, Phyllis Shupperd, Rea Simmons, Clista Smith, Thomas Smith, Robert Snyder, Robert Spraclling, Alice Stafford. ' - Fifth Row: Kenneth Stapp, Betty Stuart, Theresa Swinney, Billy Ward, Mary Warner, Annislee Webb, Katrina Williams, Jean Wiseman, Dorothy Wood, Sara Wood, Phil Wood, Vilas Wood. Nineteen EQ TIPTONIANL, 1-'RESHMEN First Row, left to right: Marjorie Askren, MableBaden, George Badgley, Mildred Baitz, Martha Ba- sey, Max Basey, Helen Bath, Juanita Bendler, Robert Bills, Wendell Bolton, Ruth Borton, Muriel Boyd. Second Row: Donald Bozell, John Brown, Maxine Burns, Robert Burris, William Campbell, Eathel Carter, Ruth Carter, Betty Castor. Harold Clark, Leroy Clark, Imogene Cole, Robert Cole. Third Row: Wilda Cole, Grace Collins, Mildred Cook, Robert Corwin, James Tudor, George Fretz, Joan Mott, Clifford Cottingham, Maxine Cox, Joe Crume, Roland Davies. Third Row: Lester Davis, Norma Dell. Vernon Doversberger, Lola Dragoo, James Ertel, James Fakes, Nadine Fakes, Marianne Fehlinger, Harold Fi teh, John Florey, Billy Foland, Dale Forkner, Char- lene Fouch, Fourth Row: Betty Goar, John Graham. John Grinstead, Phyllis Gullion, Phyllis Gunning, Wallace Haines, James Hannah, Lewis Harper, Jack Harrison, Patrick Hellman, Norma Hewitt, Eva Hin- kle, George Hollis. "Number, please." "Calling P-A-G-E 20. Hello! Is this Fretz's? May I speak to George, please? Hello. George? This is Wilbur Williams. Say, aren 't you a freshman class oflicer? I thought so. Then you can tell me something about the freshmen this year. Who are the oflicers? --Jim Tudor is president, yourself, vice president, Joanne Mott, secretary-treasurer, and Miss Kegerreis, sponsor, Are you planning any kind of a party for the class? Oh, I see, you're planning on having one, but you don't know when or where as yet. Well, lots of luck, and thanks, George. So long-" The freshman class is not well known In annals of high school fame, But by the time they are full grown We're sure they will have a name. In numbers they outshine the rest, In looks, too, they're not far behind. We feel they're striving for the best And that the best they'll surely find. Twenty .503 1939 L FRESHMEN First Row, left to right: Evalyn Hoover, Jacob Hoover, Doris Illges, Raymond Jackson, Berdilla Johnson, James Kelley, Paul Koors, Jane Leist, Mary Love, Rachel Luttrell, Richard Lyons, James Malicoat. Second Row: Betty Mitchell, William Montgomery, Don Moore, Harry Myers, Olive McClellan, Rosa- nelle McIntosh, Virginia Newhouse, Mary Jane O'Banion, Frances Ogden, John Osler, Betty Owens, Phillip Parnell, Wayne Pennock. Third Row: Martha Petty, Pansy Petty, Emogene Plake, Nettie Posey, Maxine Prifogle, Robert Ra- cobs, Charles Raines, Rhonilee Ramsey, Phyllis Ray, Rosemary Ripberger, Mildred Robinson, Robert Robinson, Robert Roe. Fourth Row: Imogene Ross, Robert Sallee, Charles Shupperd, Armeda Smith, Geraldine Smith, Jean Smith, Karlann Smith, Virginia Smith, DonaldSmyser, Annamae Sparks, Herman Stafford, Ola Stevens, Donald Stout. Fifth Row: Billy Stroup, Betty Suits, George Trabue, Anita Tucker, Jean Washington, Ruby Wer- ner, Robert Wesner, Delores Williams, Phyllis Williams, Robert Williams, John Wolverton, Phyl- lis Wright, Harry Zimmerman. , LITTLE WILLIE Little Willie in the best of sashes, Fell in the fire and burnt to ashes, Pretty soon the room grew chilly. 'Cause no one wanted to stir up Willie. Twenty-One 0.9 fjedf 17 11611. 0.9 fs Extra curricular activities, like the frost- ing on a cake, are not required but add much to the enjoyment. The various clubs give opportunity for making acquaintances and friendships, as well as for thc development of various hobbies and individual interests. Membership is offered in numerous clubs including dramzitics, service, music, physic- al education and vocational guidance. Par- ticipation in the various activities together with the students' scholastic development give the American boy and girl knowledge, poise, and ability in meeting the problems of the future. "This world belongs to the energetic." l L QTIPTGNIANQ, STAFF PERSONNEL Sponsor Mr. lliatt Art editoi ',,,, ltita lflrtel Editoi ',,,Y,,,, Ililda Tudor Class editor, , Nina Trabue Assistant editorm Lois Gordon Girl's sport editor Caroline Teal Junior editor , George Foster H0y's sport editor.. John Shortle Business manager David Sallee Humor ,, . , , Barbara Martin Ass't business manager Wilbur Williams Humor Wayne Ray Jun'r business manage? Donald Fretz Calendar. . ,, , Kathryn Leist Literary editor Rachel Stoner Photographer Eugene Hewitt Ass't literary editor, , Marjorie Little Activities , , Marjorie Little Typist, , , Raymond Williams This year, because there were so tew subscribers to the Tiptonian, it seemed likely that Tipton High School would have no annual. Frantically the salesmen rushed about, trying' to sell more subscriptions betore the deadline. Slowly the money piled up until at last, the day before the deadline, news was joyously received by the stall' members that enough money had been collected to publish the Tiptonian! Then began a period oi' work ot' a different sort. Group and informal pictures were taken. Materials had to be assembled, typed, corrected, and re-typed. liach member was responsible for a certain section ol' the book, and each worked toward the common goal, "A better Tiptonian this year than ever before." The Tiptonian Staff' ot' 1939 wishes to express its appreciation to Mr. Hiatt for his judicial help and original ideas, to Mr. Stemen for the "extension ot' time," and to all those who assisted in supplying material for this book. l'wenty Four 49193921 HI-Y CLUB The Hi-Y Club ofhcers are: Joseph Wiggins, President, Raymond Williams, Vice President, John Bunch, Secretary, Bob Cage, Treasurer, and Mr. Trabue, Sponsor. The Hi:Y has a membership of thirty-nine Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, Fresh- men not being eligible until the last six-week period. An Americanization address was presented to the student body on November 17 by Howard Meyer, promment Indianapolis attorney, sponsored by the Hi-Y. The Club went swimming at the Kokomo Y. M. C. A. pool on February 8, and be- fore the holidays assisted the Sunshine girls in giving their annual Christmas party. SUNSHINE SOCIETY President, Kathleen O'Baniong Vice President, Mary Jarrett, Secretary, Anna Brew- erg Treasurer, Nina Trabueg Sponsor, Miss Edith Sowers. This year the Sunshine Society took up the study of vocations, breaking away from the social meetings of past years. Several people gave vocational talks. Among these were: Mrs. Richards, Joan Hughes, and Jane Stewart from H. P. Wasson's at Indianapolis. With Miss Stewart was a model for girls' ensembles and one for the mothers A surprise was in store, for she had two of our own Sunshine girls as models, too. As in former years, the girls fassisted by the Hi-Y boysj held Christmas and East- er parties for the underprivileged children. At Thanksgiving S6V9l'3l baskets were given to needy people. 4 TIPTQNIAN g, R L 'l'I-HI-HC l'I,I'Il In October tliv 'l'i-Hi-ICI' i'lnI+ stzzrtt-d tlic yL'ill"S uctivitivs with 21 Iluy lliflv. Ii2ltl'l' un in tliv year si l'0l'nl:1l St. I'zit1'iclt's Ilzuicc was given un Blzircli I0 at tho livgiun Ilzill. 'l'lit xc-z1r's pi'og'1':nns werec:mm'oi'iiiiig1'll1u topic "A SL1L'cvssl'11l Iloniof' One nl' tliv special pm 'anis ol' ilu' your was 21 hook rvvicw given in .lznniztry by Hrs. Lewis Ilic'l1zu'rls. In April illl z1l'tvi'nooii tml an IlltUl'IOl' ilvmxwitoi' l'l'0l'Il I.. S. Ayrus spukv on tliv tunic' "I5i'znwi'im-N Im' thu Ilomv" llUl'0l'4' zu QAVOIIIJ ul' tlit- 'Ii-Ili-If: nwinlwrs :intl tlit-ii' niotlit-rs. llw ullicurs Im' tlw your xww: lxatliryn IAUISI, pre-zxnlviitg lxzltlilvun O'Hzniion. vim vsnlviilg l'I2'I'l?ZII'2l llc-::i'tl1, tl' '1!52Ill'l'l'C :Intl 3I2Il'tIl2l Altl10I'l'. ::fci'vt:ii'y. l"I"l'l'RE If'.KRMERS OF AMERICA l'i'vsitlt-nt, lim-itli Slt'X't'llS'I vigv prosirlt-nt, Conv Dcmwiwlmt-1'gci': S0l'1'Ut2ll'y, .lulin Stall lmwl: ti'vz1s1ll'ci', .lznnus llvllt-linn't': 1'0p:mi'tu1',C'z1i'lDovei'slwi'-"ci"zulviwi' .l ll Ovlm-1' Ili " 0 I". I". A. is zu iiatimizil 4ll'g.f2ll1l7iit,l0II ol' lioys stnrlyingg zinfl I-iigzigliigr In I'z1i'nnng' tm' N1 tint xm.itim1.1l tnnning. Ilivn motto is: Iil'2ll'llllI2' to flu, rlolngg to loarn, 02il'Illllj,1' to liw. In ing' to xciw-. flll2lllIUl'S rn' urgfzniim-il in 1-wig' state :intl in Ilzxwziii,ilnz1ni.znulVnlm.'l'wn4lvlvg'zitus nn- svlm-vtvrl Idcnzi U2IL'll xtutcf c'uiig'i't'ss to the nfiticniul c01ig1'i't'ss at Kansas Pity. Missouri. Ilnu clvgixvs t'2l.l'lll'tl Ivy zwliiuwinciit zincl activity zito: tlrvoii Ilanml, I"nt1n'c- I":n'nwi', itv I' z1i'nwi'. znnl Nzltmmil I'l2ll'lll0l'. A Stal' I'1ill'III0l' is clioson znnnuillv. who i'vt'viws il L iwli nwzircl ui S500 l'runi thu lizinsns City Star, zi leading daily pznpciz I LQ 1939 L ORATORICAL CONTEST Last fall, coached by Miss Goble, Elizabeth Nicholson won first place for girls and Don Fretz won third place for boys in the North Central Indiana oratorical co ntest. Their competitors were from Frankfort, Lebanon, Delphi, Lafayette, and Crawfords- ville. We are truly proud of the honors this girl and boy have won for Tipton High School. COMMERCIAL CONTEST Special tests were conducted in each of the various commerce classes and the follow- ing people were chosen to represent our school in the commercial contest, April 15, at Ball State: Rachel Stoner, Edith Emehiser, and Nina Trabue fshorthandj ,Wilma Palmer, Julia Ann Richards, and Martha Jean Patterson, ftypingj. BAND CONTEST- Tipton was represented in the state band contest, Saturday, Ap1'il 1, by Robert Cage who won first in the saxophone contest, Madeline Hershman who won second on the French horng Kenneth Hamilton who won second on the trumpet, and the brass quartet which won second place. The entire band will participate in a contest at Bloomington at a later date. LATIN CONTEST Tipton High School seemed to have real Latin scholars this year-at least from their success in the contests. Karlann Smith placed first in freshman Latin, and Evelyn New- house placed first in Caesar in the county contest. For their efforts each girl received a small gold pin, and were eligible to enter the district contests. Credit must be given to Miss Kegerreis for her excellent teaching. Twenty-Seven Q' TlPTQNlAN Li f ", SENIOR CLASS PLA Y A committee from the senior class selected the play, " nual production. The cast was chosen as lollows: George Mclntyre Terry Mclntyre Mrs. Mclntyre Professor Mclntyre Sophie.. Mrs. Patterson Elsie Patterson Traltic Oflicer 'fin Growing Pains." lor their an- Owen Suits Marjorie Kinder Kathryn lieist Robert Burton Paulette Stuart Rachel Stoner Marjorie Little Paul Achenbach Dutch, , . David Sallee P31-ian . Wilbur Williams Omar .. Hugh Snow Hal, . ...Billy Small Pete, , , liaymond Williams Prudence Dorothy Williams Patty Hilda Tudor Jane. Harbara Martin Miriam . .Marie Mink Vivian . . Jean Moon Extra boys and girls: Madonna Wells, Robert Cage, Rita lflrtel, Dan Mattingly. The play, given under the direction ot' Miss Coble, dealt with the adolescent stage ol the boy and girl in the Mclntyre tamly and the problems and disappointments that arise in this stage ot' lite. lt was excellently presented to a tine audience on Friday night. April 14, in the high school gyimiasium. The play was repeated under auspices ol' Tri liappas May 4th. During the second semester of school we added several instruments to our orchestra, ilwllldingi the fl!'UmS, U'0ml10I10, Si1X0I3l10I10, Sousaphone and another trumpet. The addi- tion ol' these instruments has lnade the class more enjoyable. DU1'iUi! this SCl100l Yeill' the 0l'Ch9St1'2l has played on several ditlerent occasions in- cluding the junior high and senior operettas, senior class play, Methodist Church, Mason- ic Hall, the Christmas Program, and the National Music Week. The members ol' the orchestra at the present are as follows: Violins: Ruth Pentecost, Jane lieist, Jack Legg, Martha Havens, Dorothy Foneh, Martha Jones, liarlann Smith, and Norma J. Dell. Clarinets: Joanne Mott and George Trabue. Saxophones: Robert Cage and Harold Mink. Trumpets: Joe Wiggins and Phil Hufline. French Horns: Madolyn Ilershman and Owen Suits. Trombone: Donald Fretz. Baritone: Raymond Jackson. Sousaphone: George li. Foster. Drums: Charles Ludwig. Twenty-l-light Q 1939 '05, Second Period Class Boys Glee Club Sixth Period Class President: Marie.Mink President: Donald Fretz President: Wilma J. Palmer V. President: Lois Gordon V. President: Donald Ross V. President: Hilda Tudor Sec.-Treasurer: Martha Havens Sec.-Treasurer: Paul Achenbach Sec.-Treasurer: Jane Leist GLEE CLUB The Glee Club this yea1', under the direction of Mrs. Purvis, have worked exception- ally hard. Together they gave the operetta, "Once in a Blue Moon" on the night of March 17. They also took part in the Christmas Carol programs, the County Music Fes- tival, and the Ball State Music Festival. Among other places, the Girls Glee Club sang for the Rotary, the Corn King's Banquet, the Sunshine Society Fashion Show, and at the Masonic Hallg the Boys' Glee Club sang for the Farm Bureau, Men's Brotherhood, Ki- wanis, and the Eastern Sta1'. During the first semester the boys, d1'9SS6d as "dandies," gave a comical program for the school. The Glee Clubs also sang for the Baccalaureate and Commencement services. We can sincerely say that our Glee Club is an honor to Tip- ton High School. Twenty-Nine fi TIPTONIAN Li .IINIOIL Ml'SlCAl,E l'rcsidcui. Barbara fllartinl Yicc Presiflent, Nii1a'l'rahuc: Sccrctary-Treasurcr, Ma'- iie Mink: bponsor, Mrs. Purvis. Tlc illllllfll' Illusicalc is a study cluli composed ot' girls who arc interested in lillllll- criug' their musical knowledge. This year the Junior Musicale has liven studying "Fulk Music ot' all Cl7llIll.l'lCS.H A wry interesting discussion was lcd hy an appointcd lcadcr cqicli meeting. The annual Valentine Dancc was given on Fehruary ll, thc money for which was raised hy doughnut sales. BAND Thc inspiring music and bluc-and-whitc uniforms ut' the Tiptun High School band havc ncvcr fziilcd to create admiration in thc cruwds, and although it is not an urganizatiun, and has no otliccrs, it clues maintain an important place in schoul activities, Last tall, under thc Qtlicicnt dire-ction ut' Mr, Planck, thc band furnishcd music for thc Uiunty Quin Festival. 'Fhusc patriotic strains hoard at the haskctball garnes cainc from thc band, ton. At thc band contest this spring. it madc an cxccllcnt sliuwing. 'Vinton High is justly proud nl' thc rapid manner in which its band has advanced. l'hirt5' 4 1939 La GIRL'S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Girl's Athletic Association, composed of sixty-six high school girls, chose the following ofiicers for the year: president, Julia Richards 3 vice president, Betty Wil- liamsg secretary, Rachel Stonerg treasurer, Caroline Teal, sponsor, Miss Hall, physical education instructor. The organization is composed of thc following minor clubs: tumbling, softball. basketball, tennis, fencing, skating, volley bnis, party planning, volley tennis, croquet, h orse shoe, bowling, folk dancing, social dan-cing, and track. One of the most active of t hese clubs is the bowling club. Julia Rich-all, badminton, bicycling, hiking, table ten- ards is the star with an average of 115 for 8 games played at the Elwood bowling alleys. During the year the club sponsored a skating party, gave a Sweater Swing and had a formal banquet. Awards were given to all girls who had made 500 or more points during the year. With the enthusiasm that has been shown this year, the G. A. A. is SLl1'9 to be very successful in the next year. Miss Hall: Marjorie, what are the ankles for? Marjorie Kinder: To keep the calves out of the corn. "ls the head of the house in, Sonny?" asked the caller, "No sir. There's nobody home but Dad and me." Judge: Do you consider the defendant a reliab le man? Has he a good reputation for truth and veracity? Witness: Well, to be honest with you, that man has to get somebody else to call his pigs at feed- ing time. They won't believe him. Detective lon scene of murderl: The knife must be left in the body. Wife of Victim: "You're making it awkward yo u know. I've got visitors coming for dinner. USO you asked Betty to marry you?" "Yes, but I didn't have any luck." "Didn't you tell her about rich Uncle Dan?" "I did, Betty's my aunt now." A midget died. His wife had him embalmed an d laid out upstairs. About a day later a friend call- ed to view the last remains. He was directed upst airs. Upon descending he remarked to the bereaved one how nice her husband looked. t'Did you shut the door?" she asked. "Why, no", replied the astonished visitor. "Oh, my gosh," said the wife, Uthe cat has had him downstairs twice already today!" Bob McIntosh says gentlemen prefer blondes but he thinks the fact that blondes know what gentlemen prefer has a lot to do with it. Thirty-One EQ TIPTQNIAN Qi INTRAMVRAI. At the start ol' the lizlskcthall season the Tipton High intramural teams were chosen. The teams were comprised ot' all lmoys in Tipton lligh School interested in playing' basket- ball. The teams selected were: Jitterlrugs, Comets, Pollywogs, Flying: Iiagfles. Drawhacks, Kentucky Moonshiners, Zipps. Freshmen and llnmdingers. Standings were kept ol' the teams all season. The four teams having' the highest standing: played a tournament for the championship at the end of the season. Freshmen vs. lxentucky Moonshinersg Zipps vs. Humdmgrers. The Freshmen and the llumdingfers, winning' in hard fought games, hattled it out in the tmal game. After a good iight, the Ifreshmen triumphed 24-22, taking the intram- ural crown. Boys on the Freshmen team who saw action in the hnal 'fame were: Folzmd, Graham, 1 1 5 y - Iurtel, l'retz, Jackson. Hoover. lflorey, and Tudor, lloys on the Llpp team who were on the floor tor the final were: Foy, Posey. Goodnight, Cole, and Dennis. Tipton High School's ggoll' team will lie back on the fairways, with such prospects as Jack Ramsay, Phil llutline, Paul Graham, Owen Suits, and Charles Maines tak- ing' part. Tryouts will he held at the opening' ot' the golf season. The Central Indiana C'ont'erence golf' tourney will lie held at the Tipton links, and with the boys mentioned above in their hitting' par, Tipton will lie a prominent contender. Thirty-Two fi 1939 L TRACK With the track completed at the city park, Tipton High now has a place for the 1939 track team to workout. Here-to-fore practice has been conducted in alleys, streets and the drive around the city park. The building of this track will tend to bring this sport back into the limelight of Tipton High School. Having most of the boys of last year's track team left over, there are prospects for a good team this year. Tryouts will be held a few weeks before the actual track season starts. Mostly Freshmen and Sophomores will be chosen, since it will take a few years to build up a real team. From all information we have gathered, we do not know who will be selected, but we are sure they will be boys capable of track merit. We wish the best of luck to the track team of 1939. BASEBALL In nine starts of the season Tipton High School's baseball team won seven and lost two games. They placed second in the Tipton County League, Goldsmith coming out first. The members of the team are: Bill Small, Warne Jones, Ora Jones, Floyd Cooper, Jim Tudor, Luther Leininger, Vilas Woods, Wilbur Williams, Robert Albright, Charles Feh- linger, Jim Ertel, Seth Wheatley, Paul Graham, and Bill Goodnight. The class of '39 is p1'oud of their fine play on the diamond. The Tipton Blue Devils in their opening baseball game, September 9, defeated Kemp- ton on their own grounds, hitting 10 runs to their opponents 3. In the second game, the Blue Devils triumphed over the Sha1'psville Bulldogs 9-4. Prairie Aces beat the Blue Devils 4-2 on the Prairie diamonds, September 16. The Blue Devils won out over the Windfall Dragons 11-0, September 20 on the Windfall grounds. Back on the Tipton field on September 23, the Tipton boys beat Goldsmith 12-2. Tipton defeated Kempton September 27, second time of the season, 15-1 on the home grounds. At Sharpsville, September 30, the Devils won 8-1. t . October 4, on the Tipton diamond, the Blue Devils championed over the Pra1r1e Aces 14-9 in their second game of the season. In their last game of the season the Blue Devils were beaten 6-3 by Goldsmith on the Goldsmith diamond on October 6. Thirty-Three fi TIPTONIAN L1 Thirty- Four Ilouky, lmsa-lmll, tunnis, t'OlJU12lll7 'v l'zu'm'crl cporls from vast, to xx Hut lu-rw thc svntinleut oi' all IN--"Wv like haskvtlmll the lwst 1.491939 Eg, MR. WARD Girls' Coach MISS HALL Boys' Coach Yell Leaders CAGE 8: MOORE THE 1938-39 BASKETBALL TEAM OF T. H. S. The team of 1938-39 was one of the best that Tipton High School has even turned out. We who write this didn't get a chance to see the teams before our time, but the ones who were there then, agree as to the superiority of the squad. They were a smaller team than many of those in the past, yet they made up for it with the fast pace of their plays. Their inexhaustible energy was uncanny, for we have seen them in a game in which their opponent looked as if they were ready to quitg however, the Blue Devils always retained their vigor. Ward's boys p'ayed against taller, heavier teams with great ease. Their flashing attack, added to their defensive prowess was marvelous, con- sidering their size. All of this and their fighting, cooperative spirit made them a team, for us the class of '39, to be proud of. Nevertheless, we would have been unable to nraise thc team as much as we have, if it hadn't been for the power behind the throne-John W. Ward. His coaching ability is par excellence, for he built a mediocre team into a strong, dependable force. With Ward at the helm the job of making a great team is half done at the start. Thirty Five 5 TIPTGNIAN Q5 The First Ten: Bill Small CSenior-giiard-captainJ It was nothing tor Bill to drive through an op- ponent's defense, and sink one from under the basket. It was he who lapt the boys on their toes when the going got tough. He rated second in C. I. C. score ratifgy. Vfarne Jones tJunior-lorwardJ He could make the basket from any angle :md was strong on defense. Warne will be a Your-year man next year. Ora Jones tJunior-forwardj He could slip them in from anywhere. In the middle of the clash was always "l-lattlin' Buck". Paul Achenbach tSenior-guardj The mainstay oi' the team--always there in the clinches. His need will be felt next yea1'. Raymond Orr tSenior-guardb "Henk" was a sharp shooter ol' meritfeount on him for action. Edwin Gray tJunior-centerj The sixth man on the team. lle was fast and keen. Ed ldnneking lSophomore-centerl Just remember the Tipton-Sheridan tangle in tht final game at the sectional. That's plenty! Charles Fehlinger tSenior-guardl H0 didn't get to see as much action as some ol' the others, but he was something to be proud ot' when he got a el'anee. Earl Henson tJunior-guard? One ofthe best reserves. Jack Ramsay tJunior-forwardJ llard hitting. Vast stepping player. THE SECOND 'I'EAlVl OF 1938-39 Tipton High School's second team had a very good season, winning lil and losing G. They had the power and strength which will make a great team next year. liveryone in high school should be very proud oi' this teani. Menibers of the team were: Charles liudwig, Seth Wheatley. lfloyd Vooner, Nor- man Miehel, Gene Hoover, Leroy Smith. Paul Graham, Ralph Albright, .lohn llobinsoii. Jack Fuller, and Cleon Plake. Freshmen who saw action on the second team were: .lim lflrtel, ,lim 'l'l'do1',tl"orge Fretz, Jake Hoover, and John tlraha'ri. The season: Tipton FU Windfall 9 Tintiin 1323 .'Xlexandria lil " int- xi 210 V-'ranklort 16 'Ii :Zan iii Hartl'ord City 14 'l'i'ii n 115 Eiiirris 'Muncie' 20 Tioton 233 Ulymouth li! Tipton ll? Elwood 12 Tipton I-1 Sheridan 17 Tiiiton 17 Peru ll 'Vinton I2 Kokomo 16 Tipton IH Czirinel I6 'l iplon 21 Noblesville 13 Tinton F7 lloclitslei' 21 'li Eton 20 Pllxvootl l5 Tipton lf' Wabzisli 21 'Vinton 17 Marion 128 Tint n 26 Huntington 13 'l'ii1t1in 224 Noblesville 21 Thirty-Six Q TIPTONIAN L1 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 1938-39 BASKETBALL SEASON Coach John Ward called practice in the early part of October, and a month later on November 4, the Devils met Delphi in their first game of the season on Delphi's hard- wood. It was a real battle from start to finish, with Ward's quintet losing by one point --20-19. When the night of November 11 rolled around Tipton won easily from the Windfall Dragons with a score of 25-10. Then on November 18 the team made a trip to Alexandria to be beaten 32-21 in a hard fought battle. The Tigers took the lead in the second quarter, having tied 6-6 at the end of the first and kept a good six points ahead of the Tipton five. The Blue Devils lost in a hard fight 37-33, to Frankfort on their own floor, November 22, Frankfort had a great advantage in that they were a heavier, taller, and more experienced team. Ward's men led 18-16 at the half, after trailing 9-7 at the end of the first quarter. Both teams gave their "all" with the Frankfort boys lead- ing 26-25 at the third, and emerging the victors. On November 25 Hartford City was defeated in the Tipton gym by a score of 22-9. When Coach Ward's Blue Devils met the Burris Owls on December 2 in the Ball State gym, they were defeated by a score 235-37. There was never more than a four-point margin between the teamsg yet Tipton trailed through most of the game. Mr. Hiatt calls this one a "story book ball game", because of the events that tool-: place on December 16 in the Tipton gym. It was the first Tipton-Elwood clash of the season, which the Panthers won 38-37. The gym was plunged into darkness during the third period, and it was about five minutes before the game could be continued. The score was 37-36 in favor of Tipton when Carmody of Elwood threw the ball, the gun fired, the ball dropped through the basket, and the game was over with Elwood the win- ner by one point! December 23: Tipton was defeated 32-26 by the Sheridan Black Hawks on their floor. On January 6 the Blue Devils won their fourth game of the year from Peru with a score of 38-14 in Tipton's gym. Coach Ward's men bowed to Coach Campbell's Kokomo Wildcats 42-27 in a fast clash at Kokomo Saturday, January 7. The Devils gained an 921551 victory from Noblesville January 23 when they defeated the Millers 35-15. The Devils knocked off Carmel on their own floor 28-21. The Tipton team just wore the Carmelites out in this thriller. Rochester came to the Tipton gym January 20 to leave defeated 37-18 by the Devils-one of Rochester's worst defeats of the season. It was Thirty-Eight ii 1939 L a dashing tilt from start to finish, with the boys also winning the silver horseshow of the Central Indiana Conference which they still hold in their possession. In the first overtime game of the season, with the score tied 30 all, Warne Jones, netted a long shot from the floor to take Elwood 32-30 in a hard-fought battle. This game was one of the most thrilling of the season as well as the only overtime. Pushing ahead in the last minute of play Tipton succeeded in stopping Wabash's determined rally in the third and fourth periods to defeat Vic Dauer's boys 37-32 in a fast contest January 28 on the local hard-wood. Keeping right on the heels of the Mar- ion Giants, Tipton's flashing five checked their opponents 29-22 in a tough tilt, Feb- ruary 4 on our floor. Most of Marion's shots were taken out from, rather than under the basket, for Tipton defense clicked brilliantly never letting their adversaries get under the basket. Tipton led constantly through the game. The Ward-men won this tilt the way they have won all their tough tilts this season by going at a fast pace throughout each encounter, and thus utterly wearing their opponent down. Tipton completely ran away from Huntington, a heavier, taller team, defeating the Huntsmen 36-18, Febru- ary 10 on our home Hoor. It was an easier scrap than anticipated for Ward's boys. They simply staclted up a good lead at the start and held it. Shooting their last game of the season before tournament time, the Blue quintet took their eighth straight victory knocking Noblesville 43-23, under somewhat the same circumstances as the earlier game with the Millers. The game was played February 24. on Tipton's floor. SECTIONAL AT SHERIDAN . Tipton opened at the sectional by defeating Fishers 44-24 in an easy game. In their third encounter of the season with the Noblesville Millers, the Blue Devils won their second game of the sectional 46-31. The Tipton-Carmel fight was altogether different in the semi-final clash. The Carmelites slowed Tipton down through the first three periods, the boys seemed frustrated by their tactics of such a slow pace which they were not used to. However. in the fourth quarter, Carmel was unable to follow out their scheme, because the Devils rushed so furiously. Pulling out of the rut, the locals swept to a 31-25 vic- tory. Ward's boys defeated the Sheridan Black Hawks 33-26 in the final game. In the second qrarter the Devils began clicking, playing into a seven-point lead 118-111 at the half. Then during the third quarter the Hawks threatened Tipton's lead but the Blue Devils remained ahead coming out with another victory. e REGIONAL AT MARION Tipton took their second victory for Wabash, when they defeated them 40-30 in the semi-finals. The score was tied at 8-all, first quarter, second, 20-175 and third 28-20-- Tipton. Play was very fast with both teams giving everything they had. Fighting des- perately to stage a rally in the third and fourth quarters in the final game of the region- al, Coach Johnny Ward's Blue Devils suffered defeat from Coach Campbell's Wildcats 56-44. The Devils fought their best battle of the year, and went down after they were unable to stop the Kats fast attack which had netted 28 field goals at the final gun. The absence of Bill Small was felt greatly, for his inspiring playing was needed. Also Coach Ward's absence, because of sickness, was a handicap to the team. Nevertheless the Blue Devils kept their "never say die" spirit, falling gallantly to defeat. The Season's Scores: Tipton 37 Rochester 18 Tipton Delphi 20 Tipton 32 Elwood 30 Tipton Windfall 10 Tipton 37 Wabash 32 Tipton Alexandria 32 Tipton 29 Marion 22 Tipton Frankfort 37 Tipton 36 Huntington 18 Tipton Hartford City 9 Tipton 43 Noblesville 23 Tipton Bur1'is 'fMunciei 37 Sectional Tipton Plymouth 22 Tipton 44 Fishers 24 Tipton Elwood 38 Tipton 46 Noblesville 31 Tipton Sheridan 32 Tipton 31 Carmel 25 Tipton Peru 14 Tipton 33 Sheridan 26 Tipton Kokomo 42 Regimlal Tipton Noblesville 15 Tipton 40 Wabash 30 Tipton Carmel 21 Tipton 44 Kokomo 56 Thirty-Nine fi TIPTONIAN L The youth ol' forty years ago and the youth of today are much alike as to ambitions, but differ greatly as to opportunities and training. Then a boy wishing to enter college-prepared himsell' for an etsablished profession, legal, medical, perhaps jour- nalismg and teaching was practically the only Held open to the girl. New discoveries in science and tech- nology have opened an almost limitless field to the boy and girl ol' today. New industries have sprung in to existence within the last l'orty yearse-fradio, automobiles, moving pictures, air-conditoning and aeronautics,--each one bringing new fields ol' en- deavor lor the modern youth. Great strides have heen made in the so-called vocational subjects. lCcononiic changes have resulted in enlarged social and civil service opportunities. Schools have endeavored to l.eep pace with the ever changing demand and so the American boy and girl ol' today finishes his high school training not only with a knowledge ol' the classics, lmut also practical knowledge ot' commercial sulriects, mechanical and industrial arts, agriculture and home economics, thus lretter fitted by training, to find his place in lite-than the youth ol' forty years ago. "A man may write at anytime il' he sets himsell doggedly to lt Forty 1563 1939LEl Q TIPTONIAN L1 " '39 THROUGH A KNOTHOLE Last Edition Tuesday, Nov. 20, 1954 COMMUNIST REPRESENTATIVE IS ROBERT BURTON MATTINGLY CHOSEN WORLD CORN KING DARING DAY TWINS SE'l NEW R E C O R D FOR NON-STOP FLYING AROUND THE EQUATOR IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS Rev. Donald Ross, pastor ol' First Methodist Church in Los An- geles, has startied the country to rcticn bj' his oration on Evolution. Xie has izrcaarcd some startlinl statistics on the similarities ul' monkey and man. Rev. Ross is rc- turnina to Tivton for a visit in th,- nvar l""arc and has promised to hcturc here. The 'irc department was callcd out to extinjinish a small tire at thc home oi Floyd Cooper. The fre was caused by thc small son play- ing with inatches. Tipton has re.i- son to bc proud oi' her vcry ellie i- ent -ire chief, William llancocl-L. The Debutantes, Ruth Cox. .lean Moon, Sara Saissline, Paulette Stu- art, Naomi Wolverton report a dc! iighttul winter in Siberia. Announcement is made ot' the opening ol' an exclusive dress shop. Miss Kathryn Leist is owner and proprietor. The Misses Rita Ertel and Wan- da Achenbach, graduate nurses, both studying in Germany, have recently completed an experiment on serum for rhinencephalon. Fourty-Two RECORD AIR FLIGHT Robert Burton was elected Com- munist representative 1'or the 8th di'-trict ol' Indiana. He won a sub- stantial majority over his Demo- trat opponent, Davis Sallee. and his Republican opponent, Clayton Witham. ltlr. Burton is expected to be an aggressive member of next con- gress. Robert Lett has started divorce orocccdiiias against his Russian vvitc, a noted singer in the famous Rob fllillk' orchestra, Mr. Lett has refused to discuss his future plans, but it is rumorcd that he is going ti marry a girl l'rom his home totvll. ihc most brilliant wedding ot' thc ycar took placc Saturday even- ina when Miss Dorothy Williams was married to one ol' the Out- standing young men ol' the city. 'i he ceremony was held at the new HOTEL ROBINSON owned and managed by James Robinson. The Rev, Henry Smith olliciated at the ceremony. The bridesmaids were: Lois Manlove, Marjorie Lambert, Dorothy Fouch, and Alta Fuller. Robert Albright and Ralph McNew were ushers. iEditor's Note: The reporter was unable to obtain the name of the bridegroomj Our prosperous farmer, Dan Mattingly, has won the Interna' tional Corn King Crown for the 8th consecutive time. Paper of- iicials offer congratulations to splendid achievement, He and his line family reside on their up-t0- date farm east of Tipton. Lois Gordon has accepted the position as head ol' the English De- partment oi' Shortridge High School. She received her A.B. de- gree from Franklin and her A,M. from Northwestern. Her assistant is Mary Roush. The construction of the new 850,000 county hospital was com- pleted today. The architect for this beautihil ediiicc was designed by Joseph Wieeins, ol' Chicago, l'ormcrly ol' Tipton. The contractor for the same building was Dale Petty also a former graduate of Tipton High School. The large chain ot' drug stores owned and managed by Warren Carter recently merged with the Hook Drug Stores. This move has been contemplated for sometime. Raymond Williams, Mayor of Tipton, has completed plans for paving the road through the crook- ed bridge east of Tipton. Publisher and Editor: .. . . . .. John Shorile Offices: Prairie. Circleville. and Hobbs CLASSIFIED ITEMS LOSTfA briefcase containing im- portant legal papers. Return to Morgan SL Morgan offices. Care of Helm Mackenzie. WANTED-A new vitamin. Guar- anteed to put on weight, not height. See Barbara Martin. FOR SALE-New one-wheel trac- tor. Latest model. Cee Carl Butz. Butz. LOST-My lo V e ly blond hair. Finder please r e t u r n to Clarice Plumer. FOR SALE-Three slightly used wedding rings. Each used for a short time only. See Marjorie Kinder. WANTED-A second-hand tricycle for my oldest child. Mrs. Merle Planalp. WANTED-A job as personal sec- retary to someproriising young man, Maxine Walker. IIX3 FOR SALE-A fou'-room cottage suitable for young married cou- a larger prop- Williams. ple. Owner desires erty. Call Wilbur Many of former THS graduates Thanksgiving are home for the vacation. Rachel S.oner, who is Dept. at Vas- head of the English sarq Kathleen O'Bz nion, interior decorator at Marshal Fieldsg Ray- mond Orr, basketball coach at Ohio State, Owen Suits, Com- merce teacher at Fort Wayne Busi- ness College. I l P fi 1939 L PERSONALS- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boyd vis- ited former classmates, John Staf- ford and his sister, Nellie, in their lovely new home near Windfall. A meeting of the corn commit- tee for the coming festival includ- ed: Gene Doversberger, Paul Han- nah, Joe Humel. Mr. Charles Fehlinger, who re- cently toured South America, will again appear in the role "Figaro', in Indianapolis. A new television radio is going on the market soon. The inventor is Professor Hewitt of Berlin, Ger- many. The regular meeting of the t'What-do-you-know?" club was held at the home of Marjorie Schinlaub. Among those present were: Lavon Bath, Roberta Grim- me, Helen Whisler, Mildred Wer- ner, and Freeda Carter. Marie Mink, former student of THS, has entered the national roller skating contest. Editor John Shortle, a sports en- thusiast, has just signed Pug Pow- ell to light Man Mountain Ray at the Madison Square Garden, June 3, in a title bout. Hugh Snow and John Bunch, two well-known hair specialists, have just gained world fame by giving to the world their new -dis- covery on how to grow red hair. Billy Small has brought honor to his home town by winning na- tional ping-pong championship. Notice: Anna Forkner and Irene Ley will conduct their class in baking and canning Tuesday. The studio of Ruth Pentecost, teacher of piano and violin, has been reopened after being closed for decoration. FASHION BEAUTY PARLOR Manicuring and Permanent Waving Lenora Burden Bettie McKnew INDIANA THEATRE Harvey Warner, Manager 'lMars Men" Wed. and Thurs. Tap Dancing a Special DANCING STUDIO Madonna Wells, Proprietor STEVENS Sz DENNIS For Groceries Quick airplane deliveries to all parts of the state PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING Will meet all comers. Paul Achenbach LITTLE, TRABUE 81 TEAL LAW OFFICES 3457 North Meridian Indianapolis, Ind. All legal matters handled with best of skill. Apartments To RenteM o d e r n, clean, cheap. Proprietors: Mar- gie Sparks, Gwendolyn Walser, Dorothy White. Madame Tu'dor has recently re- turned from Europe where she has been to u r i n g with ' her ballet troupe. She has achieved great notoriety and world wide fame with her famous troupe. Roommate: "Have you got a pic- ture of yourself?" Joe. W.: "Yes." Roommate: "Then let me use that mirror, I want to shave." Forty-Three fs? TIPTONIAN it SCHOOL CALENDAR SEPTEMBER Fri. 2-School again! And are we happy! 4No this isn't sareasm.l Mon, ii-Isn't the Vrst day of school fun with the freshmen wandering around open-mouthed with awesome respect for the revered halls ol' T. H. S, or could it be the Seniorsil? Wed. 7--Vacation lor those who have tickets tm the State Fair. Aren't they lucky? Mon. 12-Today we were reseated again and did I get a keen seat partner! Oh boy! 'I can just see my citizenship drop.l Tues. ZZOfDear Freshies--lJo you know how many light sockets in the assembly yet? OCTOBER Tues. 3-Today we selected the Senior class ollicers. The Williams' seem to be in the majority. Fri. 21-The animal Ti-Hi-Rc I-Iayride came around again and was quite a success except for the half-drzcn bumped out of the hay wagon on the slate road. 27-28-Teachers' Institute again. Hurrah, a vacation l'or us--not long but greatly appreciated. NOVEMBER Uri. ll--Zthool out at eleven ok-lock. Program on the courthouse lawn in celebration ot' Armis- tit' Day. Wfd I6-An interesting speech by Doctor Cordier on "Russia". Enjoyed by the whole student lyodv at thc l'v'lc-thodist Church. i'Tli..rs. lTv-Mr. Howard Myers, p1'ominent Indianapolis lawyer, spoke on "The Constitution". Fftf'rw:1rds we all enjoyed reading his collection of literatttre on the "isms" threatening democracy. in s. 22-T. H. S. comes out on top again by winning a tirst and third in the oratorical contest. 2-t-25--Thanksgiving vacation--Uh. the best part ot' school is the vacation and this one went too last-with so much turkey and everything. ltirs iff'--Vtie learncd all about conservation today from Mr. Harold lVIosebaugh who spoke this llli rninu. DECEMBER Tues. ti-Fophomores and lfreslunen have su.l2tiently grown in knowledge and stature to be al- lowed to elect their otlicers. And a good job they did. too. Wed. l-1-A different scrt of program was held in the gymgand howl An athletic wedding VVZIS pe!'l'o1'1n' d by girls of the high school. And did they look cute in shorts! Fri. lti-The Mosebaugh Cousins entertained us this morning, They gave us a welcome change and we herfby cordially invite them back again. Wfcl ill--sFree Showff Sponsored by the American Legion. And a funny one, too, "Swiss Miss." lllilli, 22--Christmas Carol program in gymnasium orc-ceding our annual vacation. Gee. I can hardly' wait until Santa comes. JANUARY Mon, 2- ABack to school. Vacation overfweep, weep? Wed -l- Raymond Coe and his students presented a program on steel guitars. Everyone enjoyed the music! Tues. Ill- Mumps! Mumps! .lust like a fad as its going right around the school. I haven't had them yet so. I'm holding my breath? Wed. tits-Mysterious Brown and his magic. I tlon't think 1nagic's my line--couldn't figure out any of the tricks, Wed. 25-Rev. Haddock--religion Y-seems like Sunday morning. FEBRUARY Wed l--Mr. Clary and the brass quartet entertained us. We liked them both. Ft ex 7-"he Tri Kappa had a Mexican Fiest V r ..'l the Senior girls. Had a bully time, Fri. itl- -Safety motion pictures, iire drill, and 1 b pictures? Why can't days like this come oft- encr' Sat. iliJunior Musicale Valentine Dance. llearts. hearts. and more hearts-tboth kinds' lyion. I3-Lintoln program -The Gettysburg Address well given and explained by two high sch oi stxlents, Wed. 15---Yt7t.:ic by the .lonior Musicale and a skit on manners by home economics department lpltis tv'.: boysl. Wed. 22-Rev, Gray spoke on the Characteristifs of Washington-Good and enjoyed by everyone. Fri. 2-l-G. A. A. Sweater Swing. And did we swing it' Why can't we have these oftener? MARCH Wed, l-AAn exceptional program this morning as Mrs. Lew Richards gave a book review "All This and Heaven, Too", One of the highlights of the sch mol year. Fri. 3-Another vacation, sort of unexpected, too. We all went over to the sectional to see Tipton ng home the bacon". 'Recognize Ward's favorite expression'.'l Mon. 6-Pep session and snake dance? Are we ever proud of the boys!!! Tues. 7-Mattingly caught first mouse in the assembly! Wed. 8-Rev. Kierstead spoke to the assembly today. It was very good! Thurs. Qs-Girls Advanced Home Economies class went to Indianapolis visiting, Took in all the hospitals they could tind and then rested their feet for a week afterwards! Fri. 10-Ti-Hi-Ee Dance-good crowd, grand music, and beautiful decorations, all together, quite a dance! "bri Continued on 47 Forty-Four fi 1939 Li A BUSY DAY It's up in the morning at breaking day To pack up my school books, and tear away, I rush in the assembly at eight twenty-nine To watch the "Prof's" faces go in a decline. I pass to my classes, one by one, I nap in the assembly, foh, such fun!! Hiatt stalks up the aisle and gives me a shake I start from my dreams and quickly awake. The last period is over, the final bell rings, It takes me no time-my feet must have wings. I run from the school house-I'm really fast, I'm home in a rush, for the eight periods have passed. -Robert Lett. THE END OF SCHOOL The last of school has almost come: The end is very near, The end of misery for some, But others shed a tear. Yould think that those who have to leave, Would feel a little sad. "Not us!" the Senior boys proclaim, "For we are very glad." The girls are echoes of the boysg They say, t'We'll never cry." Though surely they will miss the school And hate to say good-bye. But we who have to come again Will for a while be gay, And we intend to have some fun While still our "Dads" will pay. -Estelena Crooks. THE BACK SEAT DRIVER 'I he back seat driver has lots of fun Telling the front seat driver how the driving's to be done. Sho t:lls you to stop when the sign says go: She tells you to pass four cars in a row, She tells you wh:n to stop, go fast, and blow. But what in the heck does a back seat driver know? 'CAUGI-IT NAPPING When sitting here in school one day, A snooze I thought I'd take, Because for some unknown reason, It was hard to keep awake. I put my elbow on my book, And my head upon my hand, And then my mind began to drift, To a far-off tropical land. I was drifting off so easily, Not conscious of a thing, When suddenly I was startled By the bell's outrageous ring. But I thought I'd just ignore it, And continue my sweet slumber, When all at once I realized The teacher had my number. -Carl Miller. MUMPS With a sticky poultice against my cheek And a hot pad on my chestg All wrapped up in a sky-blue shawl- A color I detest! With an appetite like a ladybug, Although I'm not that small, They brought me soup and tea and milk A menu that would pall! Oh, thcn the days were dull and dreary, 'Ihe nights so dark and long: I worried and fretted, sometimes sulked- Life was not one sweet song. But one day a ray of hope appearedg I found it 'er the dawn. I rubbed my eyes and cried with joy "The swelling all has gone." Nina Trabuc. -Vivian Louise Hinkle. LOOK OUT FRESHMEN - In the latter days of September a boy in the first year of high school, who may happen to be walk- ing peacefully along the street, might be greatly scared out of his wits by the blood-curdling war cry of "freshman", Upon coming to his senses he would be horrified to see a horde of savage upper- classmen-a large percent of them being sophomores-descending upon him like eagles after prey. Despite theirk seemingly bloodthirsty disposition at the time of the initiation they are gentle and very smart and intelligent fthey thinkl, but as a freshman I suppose I shouldn't say anything. It docs seem pretty mean of them to confiscate the pants of a helpless freshman, and especially at the first of the year when he feels out of place anyway. It doesn't seem to matter to them who you are with or now many times you have already been initiatedg they run you down and do it all over again. The upperclassmen laugh at the hapless freshman whom they may see counting light sockets, but I suspect if they would recall to memory, they would remember the days when they counted themg or perhaps got into the wrong classroom. At the first of the year the upperclassmen make the freshman feel small, but I suppose they were treated the same way and have to take their spite out on some- one fwhy us?J So all I can say is, "We'll be sophomores next year-then LOOK OUT, FRESHMENV' -Leroy Clark. Forty-Five ii TIPTONIAN Li Fads! Fads! Fads! How quickly they catch and hold. They serve a purpose for a while Then they soon become old. Change, Change, Change, The craze in time reverts And before this is finished, though 'tis strange They've tucked in the tails of their shirts. -Marjorie Moeller. PRETENDING I sat beneath a tree in the deep wood. A murmuring brook Splashed at my feet. A book lay at my side, And my dog sleeps near by in the sun. Around me the grass was cool and green And the bees buzzed as they Gathered pollen from the flowers. A cool breeze rippled the water And rustled the leaves. I drew a breath of satisfaction. Here was peace and tranquillity. I closed my eyes and soon drifted into soft slumber, Suddenly I heard a shrill bell: I awoke with a start. With a sigh of resignation I collected my books and went to class. My daydream was over. -Norma Jeanne Bristow. A JUNIOR BOY'S FLEA Oh Teachers, of my junior year, Oh Teachers, hear my plea! Oh Teachers, I am filled with fear A senior I'll not be. Our Tipton girls' so fair to see, Know how to roll their eyes, Yet you permit this treachery And expect us to be wise. We boys do want to study hard, To do this, we have fought, But every time we get our cards, Our folks get over-wrought. Oh Teachers, you control my fate! Oh Teachers, hear my plea! If you don't all co-operate A senior I'1l not be. Bob McIntosh. MEMORIES I can't remember everything, Yet a few things I can't fo1'get I canit recall everywhere I've been, Or all those friends I've met. But somehow there's still a lingering sp Of memory I hold dear Tliat makes me want to live again This eventful Junior Year. I like to recall the pi'og1-aims, And the concerts by the band. Nor will I forget the day Spaulding spilt acid on her hand. I won't forget the dances, Or the ball games that we won, ark The hayrides, plays and skating parties- They all have been such fun. I can't forget the nights I crammed, All that stuff I tried to master. I learned my dates all in an hour, Then forgot them even faster. But now our year is quickly ending And as the final day draws near We hope the Sophomores will enjoy places As we have this Junior Year. -Wilma Jean Palmer. TI-IE TAIL OF A SHIRT With disgust, and patience gone For styles so worn and tried, A student sat in Home Economics class Trying hard to decide- What? What? What? If in time she could not convert Olll' All the girls in her class to her brilliant plot Of displaying the tail of her shirt. See! See! See! While the teachers, red in the face, As the girls go boldly by, Raise their eyebrows out ol' place. Shame! Shame! Shame! For along with the usual skirt A dormant part of apparel came It was certainly the tail ot' a shirt! BACCALAUREATE A whisper from the organ drifted in the waiting room. I glanced again at my gown. It fell in soft, gray folds about me-an appropriate gown for the occasion. Mylpartner and I walked slowly through the aisle toward the flower-covered altar. As we took our designated places,AI saw my mother sitting near me. There were tears in her eyes. I hoped that they were tears of pride: I wanted her to be proud oi' me even if this were only a Baccalaureate. She had been, after all, my greatest incentive for finishing high school. While the minister delivered his short sermon I realized that from now on my childish thoughts lnust be put away. This was a farewell to High School Days! The beginning ol' an adult life, which I firmly resolved to make a success. Forty-Six -Alta Fuller. For one with such a one-track mind as my .f I s Q Y L S i Q 1 Q 1 939 Li Continued from 44 Mon. 13-Mrs. Elizabeth Stanley president of the W. C. T. U. spoke on "Alcoholic Beverages and Their Affects". Very impressive talk. Mon. 13--Pep session-weep session also. Gave fitting honor to the basketball boys who carried on so courageously in the absence of the regular coach. Yea, Rah! Runyon! Nice coaching. Fri. 17-Operetta "Once In a Blue Moon". Splendid cast-enjoyed by everybody. Mon. 20--Mr. Tad Chapman, only deaf and blind man this highly educated, visited the school today. A wonderful program and one which inspires you to greater efforts on the part of studies and greater appreciation of your opportunities. Thurs. 23-Practice began for the Senior class but we feel sorry for you with all that work ahead. play, "Growing Pains,"-Good luck, Miss Coble, Sat. 25-The team was guest at the finals to see Frankfort win the state. h I Mon. 27-Mr. Ward back at school and is the government class relieved-not such big assign- ments! Wed. 29-Contest music for the state presented by the band. Mrs. G. G. Davis presented a book to Eileen Legg for tying for first place in a county essay contest. APRIL Sat. 1-Band contest, Tipton had a lot of luck in taking prizes-due to Mr. Planck's excellent teach- ing. 6-7-Spring Vacation! Fri. 14-"Growing Pains" presented by the Senior Class. Wed. 19-Open House. Fri. 28-Gym Exhibition. MAY 8-12-National Music Week. Fri. 12--Junior-Senior. Thanks for a lovely time, Juniors! Sun. 14-Baccalaureate. Thurs. 18-Commencement. Sat. 20-School Closes! LEST WE FORGET! Knee deep in a mystery with murders all SOTY, I'm almost coming to the end of my storyg A voice from the kitchen "The table's to set" Woe is me! Lest we forget! And when at night my work is all done And up to bed I start to run, That same alarm clock is to wind and set, To signal another day. Lest we fo1'get! Barbara Martin. All is quietg all is well 'Til I am aroused by a clattering bellg Why do I groang why do I fret? 'Tis the alarm clock Lest we forget! 'Tis study period, outlines to make How can I ever stay awake? A creaking board-I'll make a bet 'Tis Cline's approach, Lest we forget! ON DREAMING own I dream exceedingly well. But I find my trouble is getting to sleep. Some people count sheep, take pills, or even lie on their tummies, which in some cases may be just the thing. But for the past week I've been ex- perimenting on Ways and means of getting a little "shut-eye". 1 Gnd that if the sleeper is. a good day-dreamer, he can use this means of getting to sleep. How? Yfell, when you pile into bed, start a good day-dreamg you'1l soon do'e off still dreaming of that certain someone. Now, of course, if you insist on dreaming of Carole Lombard, I can't guarantee this method. I tried it once and finally had to go down and raid the ice box. But if you in- sist on getting to sleep quickly, Edna Mae Oliver is a sure-fire remedy. fBelieve me you won't stay awake thinking about her.J If you -would really like to know how to control your dreams, you should read my re- cently published volume "Camouflage Dreaming" which can be found in all the best attics. Although sleeping is one of my choicest recreations, I find you should take the sour along with the sweet, or at least I did. You see -I'm a night walker, or should I say I was a night walker until Grandma left an upstairs window open. But back to dreams again. Never start a continued d1'eam, for you can't tell from one dream to the next what's going to happen. Well, goodnightg after all I must finish this ex- periment. She: Could you learn to love me? Souse: Thish match doesn't light. H95 I learned 10 Speak Latin. Ditto: Thash funny. It lit alright before. Forty-Seven - - J Q TIPTON IAN L A -E -Q.:-s A.?.1 E' E C o U NTRY B vTff R I-mxm nu A Wk M I Pl MILK I E R il ensno 1 ef ,.,- W5 llll -ill May's Grocery Mitch's Cigar Store Palace Cafe Penny, J. C. Company Pioneer Hi-Bred Company liresler Sz Presler Ritz Theatre Schrader, H. J. X Company Service Motor Company Slauter Jewelry Fullerton, Dr. L. Il. Gamble Stores Groves Shoe Shop Hiers' Grocery Kinder Coal Company Krogers Grocery Lineback's Tyre QS: Battery Little Gem Cafe Franklin Ice Cream Company French Steam :Sz Dye Works Friz Cigar Store Commercial Printing Company Compton 8: Son Dad's Place Del Mar Beauty Salon Diana Theatre Dunn's Service Station Dutch Mill Ertel Bottling Works Foster Jewelry Forty-Eight l"armer's Loan Sz Trust Comp l"armer's Oil Ak Tire Company Farmer's Oil QQ Tire Company Moore Chevrolet Agency Mooreis Market McGraws Food Store Ogle dk Little Smitson's Laundry Suzanne Beauty Shop Tauer Floral Company Tipton Greenhouse Tipton Hatchery Tipton Tipton Vanity Cleaners any lj unctionj 1 uptown D Main Motor Company Telephone Company Vic Blfck Motor Company a . Warehouse Market Warne, Dr. G. H. Wedge Hotel Young' ok Mason A 81 P Grocery Blue Front Drugstore Boston Store Bridge, Dr. A. A. Bryan Brothers Carter, D1'. J. V. 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