Townsend High School - Optimist Yearbook (Vickery, OH)

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TH E 0 P T I M I S T TOWNSEND HIGH sc:-noon. 1 9 3 2 lRnt1-red :ls Svvund Cl NI tt 10 f I 8 10 6 t tl I t Ot! t 1 ll Ol I tl f t Marvin Ji. lNT!r.l VOLUME XV NUMBER 10 May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 3 1 1 1 i ROSE RUDIN-ROOSA Born. October 17, 1883, Townsend, Ohio. Died. December 26, 1931, Albuquerque, N. M. Gl'F1dl1Htf!dV111 the dass of 1899. Claws motto: 'ANOT FINISHED. BUT HICGUXN ,A---v-,-.-.-.-.-.- ,--v.-.v.-.-.-.-.---A-.-. .-.1-.-.-.-.-.-.-:A-.--1 '.-. --:-:,:A:-1-:-:-:- :-ZA:-3:-1 -1-iA I TA:-Z-I-I-i-I -ZA:-I-I-1-1 I-Z-1-ZA -L THF OPTIMIST May, 1932 l TOVVNSEND HIGH SCHOOLM-A TOAST Rooted in the nourishing soil of an enlightened eommunityg like some sturdy flowering tree. yawn after year its hlossolns unfold to End matnrityg and like these petals sczxttercd hy the winds of Spring the ideals :ind accomplishments of old Townsend High have been borne hy its alumni to glam: many and varied plaves. BOARD OF EDUCATION President ......,.... . . . .. ,......, E. C, Hurst Vice-President .......,...... ............ .................................................. R 0 bert Finlay Clerk .............................................. . ................................................. Frank Peirce Freeman Meeker, J. H. Fisher, H. D. Fexvson FACULTY Snperintendent-Clinton C. Taylor Prineipzxltl Cline Slack ll Fifth :intl Sixth Grades--Orluli Nloll Ass't Pril1cipal+lNlurg11e1'ite Clark 'Fhirnl :intl Fourth fl1'2llllfS""ll0 lineal Seventh and Eighth Grades--Mrs. Fdith Gnrrlner First :xml Second cil'L11lCN+Nll'S. Adu Ross May, 1932 THE oP'r1M1s'r P ge s EDITORIAL STAFF OF THE OPTIMIST Editor-in-Chief ........ Associate Editors .5..... Business hlanager .....,,.. Circulation hlanagers ...,, Advertising Managers John Eber Josephine Eaton, Lydia Meincn John Conry ......Ilo Bly, W'illiarn Oates, Lester Nichols Robert Martin, Sllelwnan Hyde, DEPA RTM ENT B DITO RS Literary ..,... School Notes News Notes Exchange .... Jokes ........... Mayme l'1lmer,, Robert Clark Grace Sherwood Norma Lehnert, Jeanne Bellamy, Glenora Gardner, John Neilsen Ethel Plue, Henry Bartow Bernice Omo Honor Roll ....... ........,................., Alllnllll ........... Senior ...... Junior Sophomorn F1't'hllIlli1ll CLASS EDITORS .. ,.... ., ,,,,,..... ....,,,,....... . .. Phyrne Bly A rlene K ocller Evelyn I,Clllltt1't Carrie Neilscn M arj oric liedforcl ug., 6 THE OPTIMIST May, 1932 FACU LTY CLINTON CX TA YLOR S11pci'ii1tcliduiit liiwlogiciil Scicncu :uid Dwlmrxtics. A. B. Ottcrhciu Collcgc. 1929. Memberships: Tlicta Alpha Phi. iitu Phi hill. Sigma Zeta. Ohio State University. J. CLINE SLACK Principal Physical Sviciicv and hiuthcniutivs. A. B. Rio Graiidv Voilvgc. 19230. Mn'ii.li1-1-sliipz Phi Pi. II A RClUliRITl9I CLAR K Asst. Princip:ii English :uid lfmziwrigii Iiniipgiiugcs. fi. H. Ohurliii f'oiic'gg'C, 1930. Mvixihn-iwiiip: L. I.. S. , g r w 1 r May, 1931 IH11 OPTIMISI' Page 7 FAC U LTY I-IDITH DORIS CLXRIJNI-IR Seventh :md Eighth Grades. .Xttc-mixed: Kant Stats Normnlg .XHhi:Lllli Coilcgcg XVUUNU-1' Cuiiegv, Hua Ohio Stzntx- Lifu f'crtifi1':xtc. ODAH PHA Y MOLI, Fifth :uid Sixth Cirudus. Axftlflllilllii Hurvn Cilllllltf' NU1'!ll!liQ Howling cil't'l2ll Strain- Nor- mal: Kent Stutv Normal. Has Ohio Shih- Lifv Cvi'lifim-:ilu NI ISS ILO LUCAI, 1 Third. :uni Fourth Grades. .Xttmuim-J: Buwling firm-11 State Noriuai. Nl RS. ADA ROSS First :md Second Grzuiea. :Xitt'lldtTliI Ktfllt Stzxtm- Nornmlg YVuowh-1' Full:-gm-: .Xthm-uw Nur-- mul. Has Ohin Stain: Lifxf f,'e1'lii'ic:1Lc. page 8 THE OPTIMIST May, 1932 SENIOR CLASS PROGRESS On a certain sunshiny day in September, 1920, a group of little tots with hats, coats, and dinner pails, some with tears, and some with smiles, scam- pered away to school, where Mrs. Ross took them under her motherly wing. For the first few months. school was held in the Methodist church and then it was transferred to the Community Hall. Five of this yearls senior class were present in this group. They were John Eber, John Conry, Arlene Kocher, Ethel Plue, and Grace Sherwood. Mrs. Ross guid- ed our efforts during the first two years of our school career. John Eber left us during the third grade and went to Norwalk. Lester Nichols joined the class. Miss Beatrice Brown was our capable instructor. Most teachers dislike to have their pupils chew gum during school and this fact was quite vividly impressed on our minds during the fourth grade, when Miss Btaxie Fowler, our teacher, made most of the class stand on the floor and chew a stick of gum one hundred times. Jolmny returned and Bernice was added to the class. lve were promoted from the little white school building to the Hfth grade in the brick builgling. Miss Odah Moll gave us our instructions for the next two years. Phyrne Bly and YVilliam Cates joined the ranks. During the seventh grade we were under the su- pervision of Mr. Otto Roc. During this year we gave a very interesting and amusing St. Patrick's Day program. Two weeks after the close of the school year almost all of us went to Milan, Ohio, where we were very hospitably entertained by Mr. Roe and his wife. hir. J. Cline Slack, our commander during our next year's sail on the sea of progress, has often said that a book of boners, consisting of our foolish re- marks, should be published. ln this year Robert Martin joined the crew. Wie finished the eighth grade successfully and prepared to enter high school. Shortly after the beginning of our Freshmen yrar the remainder of the High School subjected us to an initiation at an "Optimist Partyfi VViIliam Oates showed his fighting ability by preventing his antagonists from giving him a dose of Epsom Salts. Ethel Plue and Arlene Kocher played on the first team in basketball and continued their excellent playing throughout their Sophomore year. Our first real party was held at Bernice Omois home, where we enjoyed ourselves to our hearts, content. Wle attended a coasting party at Arlene Kocher's place, and what a time we had eating popcorn and eandyl Arlene, who had delivered numerous reci- tations while a pupil in the grades, represented us in the County Reading Contest. Our number was increased by the coming of Benjamin Harrison. ln our Sophomore year John Eber was elected Presi- dentg and Grace Sherwood, secretary of the Sopho- more Senior Literary Society. Grace Sherwood was also Townsend's representative in the County Spelling contest. In our Junior year more interesting things hap- pened. The Juniors gave a play, "The Ghost Storyf' in which Bernice Omo and John Eber had the leading roles. In the spring the Juniors enter-- tained the Seniors by taking them to a theater party in Norwalk. Ben re-entered the class in our Senior year, and thus we continued without further changes in en- rollment. Robert llartin won the local Prince of Peace Deelaniation contest. John Tiber was elected liditor-in-chief of "The Optimistu and was also the proud winner of the Huron County Scholarship Contest. Robert Martin again won first honors in Oratory when he participated in the Huron County Uratorical contest. The first and only Senior party was held at hir. and Mrs. lVilliam Boltonis home. tive felt very grateful to them for inviting us at their home. Our last two weeks of school life were filled with activities the memories of which we will always re- tain. First, came the Junior-Senior Reception at which we were delightfully entertained by the Junior Class. The Bacculaureate services were conducted by Rev. O. E. Hanawalt. The Senior Class Play i'The Road Backu was given May 18 at the Town Hall. Everyone reported that it was an interesting performance. Friday evening hiay 20, a distinguiished looking group of eleven Seniors in their cap gowns. received their diplomas. VVe bid "Farewell" to our high school days but say "VVelcome', to our future days. JUNIOR- SENIOR RECEPTION On Saturday evenil1g,May 1-1, the Juniors de- lightfully entertained the Seniors at the annual Junior-Senior banquet. The Seniors were invited to a semi-formal dinner given at the luxurious Ava- lon hotel dining room at Norwalk. An elaborate three course dinner was served, after which toasts were given by Miss livelyn Lehnert, president of the Junior Class, hir. Robert lNIartin, president of the Senior Class. Superintendent C. C. Taylor, lNIr. J. C. Slack, and Miss hlargux-rite Clark also re- sponded with pleasing toasts. After this brilliant affair. the group went to the Moose Tlleatre. Here they enjoyed an amusing picture. Everyone present had a verv enjoyable time. May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 9 r -- V --- ...- e. W SENIOR DRAMATICS On VVednesday evening. May 18. the Seniors presented their play "The Road Back" at the Town- send Town Hall. The play was written by Joseph Carlton. 'AThe Road Back" is an intensely human play that opens up a vista of joy Illlil contentment to a harassed and uncongenial family. Fowler fLester Nicholsj. a little discour- aged man of fifty, and Hhlai' Fowler fGraee Sher- woodj, a large fat woman, the complaining, whining. shallow, easy to cry type, have gone to send in a small eastern city. lt is interesting to watch Pa regain confidence in himself and to watch Ma re- sume her duties as mistress of the house. Jenny Qliernice Omoj, a home loving, industrious and sweet girl is the mainstay of the family. Her brother CGeorgej a shifty, neier-do-well boy of nineteen, embezzles H3500 from the bank. After getting George to promise that he will go straight Jenny takes the blame and is about to be sentenced when someone hy exerting his influence has the mate ter silenced and both Jen and George are freed. Milly Clithel Pluej is the youngest daughter and adds a lot of pep and zest to the play. She uses slang galore and because of her independent outt- look on life produces numerous laughs. Blake Chester flienjamin Harrisonj. the scion of a wealthy family. is very much in love with Milly and much to the disgust of his mother, a very aris- tocratic woman. announces his intentions of marry- ing her. Arthur McLeod Cltohert ltlartinj, a very deter- upau mined young man, has been in love with Jenny for a long time and has never proposed. but has assumed a sort of proprietary interest towards her. ln or- der to arouse his curiosity Jenny tells him that she is going to marry someone else. lt is at the very close of the play that Arthur discovers that Jenny was merely pretending. llrs. Blinders Q.-Xrlene Kocherj is a gossiping neighbor who visits Ma to learn the news of the Fowler family. Her butting-in furnishes many good laughs. Mr. Harrison QJohn Conryj is a typical business man of fifty. He is the employer of Jenny and George. George Qlvilliam OatesQ. the son, is a shitty ne'er-do-well boy of nineteen. He is the only mein-- ber of the family towards whom lla shows any fondness. Mrs. Chester CPhyrne lilyj is a very wealthy and aristocratic lady, who, at first, absolutely refuses to let her son Blake marry llilly. lint when Uncle Ben, Pa's brother from Arizona, makes the start- ling announcement that he is a millionaire and that Milly is worth 955004000 she consents to the l11Z11" riage. Ben Fowler CJohn Fberj suddenly comes out of the VVest to visit his brother. His appearance is very deceiving because he looks like a poor man but is in reality a millionaire. lt is he who starts Pa on the road to success and erases from the minds of the family the terrible disgrace that George once stole 35500 from a bank. JUNIOR CLASS PLAY One of the most successful stage productions ever presented by the students of Townsend High School was the Junior C'lass Play. ff.-X Little C"lodhopper', by Yvalter Ben Hare, which attracted a record crowd to the Town Hall on Friday evening, ixlay 22nd, The play, which was staged in the home of lNIrs. Chiggerson-Boggs, of New York, dealt with prob- lems all youth must face and conquer or be con- quered. Josephine Raton as the Little Clodhopper fJndyj an orphan was often abused and knocked about, YVintield Swabley as the book agent and de- tective. Sherman Hyde as the delicate little son of Mrs.Chiggerson-Boggs, Glenora Gardner as the vamp, but witty young thing, John Neilsen as the farm hand and policeman, Evelyn Lehnert as the scheming mother of George, Ilo lily as the hostess and admiring wife of Ocey Gump. displayed marked ability in depicting their characters and won great applause for the realistic portrayal of their parts. The plot, age old, but never-the-less new in a certain sense, added tenseness and humor to many situations in the play and brought out the ditlicul- ties people face in every day life. The players were well suited to the parts they played. The cast follows: Ocey Gump ..., ..... . lohn Neilsen Julietta Bean ..,. .................... I lo Bly Judy .............,,.,,,..,.,......... ..... .... l o sephine Eaton Mrs, Chiggerson-Boggs ..,,......... Evelyn Lehnert George f'higgerson Septimus Green .... C"harmian f'arter .. Gut Irene Phiefer Raymond Phiefer Henry liartow ......Sherman B. Hyde Jr. ..,....XVinfield Swabley .,.....,..,...............Cllenora Gardner tsts of Miss Bean Paul VVeisenberger Martha Myers Connie Lucal Director .,.,..,,,......., ,........,..... C llinton C. Taylor Property Manager .. ....,,, Henry Bartow 1 , v .1 Page 10 THF OPTIMIST Lfayq 1929 CLASS OF '32 4 , I 5 ARl.lNl'l KOCHICR. "KOOKll'f" "Never idle a moment hui silent and tlnmghtful of others." Optimist Stal't', 1. 2. 3. 4, A. A. 1. 2, 3, AL: llaskctlmll, 1. IZ, President of Girls Athletic Association. -14. ROBl'1R'l' MARTIN. "HOB" "Oratory is his willing slave." Class President, 4, Optimist Staff, 3, 43 Advertising Manager. 4, A. A. 1. 2, 3, 4, Baseball. 1, 2. 4. BENJAMIN HARRISON,'tlS1iN" "Always in the xnidat of things and game to thin- finish." Optimist Staff, 4, Secretary of Athletic Association. ALQ A. A. 1, 2, -Lg Baskethall. 1, 2, 3, Baseball, 1, -Lg Baseball Captain 4. JOHN l-I HER. "E RER" "All great men are dying And l don't feel well myself." Class Vice President, 4, Optimist Staff, 1, 2, 3, 43 l'1dito1--in- Chief, 4, A. A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Baseball, 2, 3, 4. Bl'lRNlCl'l OAIO, i'l3lLl'.ll'l" 'tCharacter is the diamond that scratches every other stonef Optimist Staff, 3, 4, A. A. 2, 3, 4. GRACE SHICRYVOOD. H'GRAC'lOl,'S" "No trifling fancies here hold sway, Her work receives attention first, then play." Optimist Staff, 2, 3, 4, A. A. 2, 3, 4. May, 1932 l THE OPTIMIST Page 11 CLASS OF '32 WILLIAM OA'l'lf2S, "B ILL" "Never serious, solemn or said But just at hzlppy good nntured lad." Optimist Staff, 3, 43 Circulating Mzniageij, ,Lg President of Athletic Association, blfg A. A. 1, 2. 'Lg Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball, 1, 2, 3, f1+g Cziptsiin Basketball, 111. JOHN CONRY. "RED" "No task too great for him to 1-ndcnvor Efficient he will be forever." Class Treasurer, 44, Optimist Stuff, 3. Alt, Business Manager, f14gA. A. 1, 2, 3, Chg Baseball, 1, 2, 3, ft. HTHEI. PLUB, "l'lDllll'l', "The world loves El, spice of mischivvonsnessf' Optimist Staff, 3, CL, A. A. 1, 2, 3, 445 Basketball, 1, 'P -4. Ll'lSTER NICHOLS. "NICK" "If silenc-e is golden he's an, niillionuiref, Optimist Staff, 1, 2, 3, V1-g Circulating h1il.11ilgC1', AL, A A 1 'P ...,-I. 3, 111, Basketball, 3, LL, Bzisebnll, 1, 3, 4. PHYRNH BLY. "SHOH.TY" "No exveption of the saying, Good goods come in smnll D2ll'k!ljlfl'S.,' Class See1'et:n'y, -Lg Optimist Stuff, 3, L1-g A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. I.. W, p-I 'fuqnul ,nu . ns-unuuqwmu-nvluluun. Page 12 THE OPTIMIST May, 1932 IN MEMORIUM OF MRS. ROSE RUDIN ROOSA The following is a copy of the printed program announcing the graduation : ANNUAL COMMPZNCFMFNT OF TOYVYSFND Friday Evening. itlay 26. 1899. at 7 :3O. Stand. Time. Music Hall, Collins, O., Admission 15 Cents. Children under 12, Admission 10 Cents. Baccalaureate-Rev. B. F. Rhodes. M. li. Church, Tow Sunday livening. May 21, 1899, at 7 130. Stand. Time. "NOT FINISHED, BUT BRGUN 1899 HIGH SCHOOL nsend. O. nv Organization of Class-Rose Rudin, President, Carrie Pinncy, Vice Presi- dent, Ella Barnes, Sec., Sadie Bulmer. Emma Black. Harriett Liles. lalvecu- tive Committee. Cora Barnes, Lena Gugger, Claud Peirce, VVm. Denman. BOARD OF EDUCATION-VV. G. SCROGGIE, Superintendent, Thomas Jarrett, President, C. R. Stiles, Clerk, S. J. Hawkins, YV. F. Gamber, D. D. Benson, Frank Pinney, J. O. Burr, A. Sherman. PROGRAMME Invocation ..................... .................. . ....... ..... ' Music .Rev. R. F. Rhoads Essay-Row, Not Drift ............. ................... ....... , , .... E mma S. black Essay-Life's Phases ................................... ....... C ora Lorens Barnes OrationfVVhy Should Vl'e liducatei' .......... ...,............ C land Peirce lNIusic Essay-Labor Conqucrs All Things ...........,, ,,,,,. C 'arrie Pinncy Essay--Time .............................1.................. ....... S adie llulmer Oration+VVhat are VVe to Be and Do? .....,. ,.,..., X Vm, Denman Music Essay-Ambition and lts Fruits ..,,,.,..,,,,.,. ,,,,,,, l Clla F., Barnes lissay-The Value of Concentration ...... ,,,,,,,,,, R me Rudin Essay--ls it Dawn or Twilight? ,,,...,,,,,,,,,,,,e ,,el,,- L ea C, fhlgggii' lNIusic Iissay-Vision ......................... ................ ...... H 4 11-1-iet M, Liles Presentation of Diplomas .,..., ..,..,.,,.,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,-,M- P 1 -egidgnt 151,31-d lNIusic Bcnediction .................................................,.,,...,,,.,,,,., .,....,...,. R ev. B, F, Rlmads ROSE RUDIN-ROOSA, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Rudin, was born and reared on their farm about a mile east of Townsend Center, O. VVas graduated from the Townsend High School in 1899, having been acitve in a class of ten, under that splendid teacher and greatly beloved Superin- tendent, Mr. VV. B. Scroggie, of Norwalk, O. Her Essay-"The Value of Concentrationu, and the class motto, "Not Finished, but Begun", bespcak the sturdy fundamentals animating the school. She was then, and always remained, a tireless worker. After being graduated and in order to get means for a college education, she started teaching at 325.00 per month, the prevailing salary, in the brick building, district schoolhouse. two miles east of Townsend Center, then she taught several years at the Townsend High School, and afterward at Vllakeman High School. During summer vacations she was always busy with any useful work that she could find to do to accumulate money for the im- portant college fund. She hired out to neighbor farmers to pick strawberries. cherries, or to help in the heavy summeris work in farm homes. Later she canvassed. for "Century Book of Factsn. ll'hile attending college, she was engaged in various money earning tasks to help finance her way. She was graduated from Oberlin College, A. B. 1906, A. M. 1907. Along with her college studies, she found time to engage i11 numerous student ac- tivities. Her chief outside scholastic interests were the German Club and School Journalism. Vllas Secretary of the German Club, one of the editors of Hi-O-Hi, fthe Oberlin College Annualj, and also of The Oberlin Review. She participated in sopho- more oratorical contests, was a member of the Aeolian Society and won membership in the national fraternity for high scholarship, the Phi Beta Kappa. After finishing at Oberlin, Ohio. she declined a scholarship in the University of Chicago. to resume the profession of teaching. She taught Latin in the Lebanon, lnd., High School, two years, and coached the H. debating teams and girls basketball classes. Then taught one year in New Albany, lnd.. High School. ln 1910, went to Evansville. lnd., High School where she taught Latin for five years. with marked success and high commendation, while at the same time do- ing journalism work for newspapers. She resigned from the High School to engage in journalism and to become an liditor of the Hl'lVEtllS- ville Courieru newspaper. where her religious and school pages were features. In 1920 she reported lVomen's activities of the Republican National Con- vention. Chicago. and also the Democratic National flllease turn to page 235 May, 1932 -THE oPT1M1sT page 13 THE ROSE RUDIN - ROOSA MEMORIAL " W' 1 ' Mr. Howard Roosa, of Albuquerque, N. ll., as a memorial to his wife, hlrs. Rose Rudin Roose, who was recently lJlll'iCll :it Townse11d, U., has just given to tl1e T o w 11 s e ll d Higl1 School, a collection of some 225 or 111ore o f miscellaneous books from tl1e li- brary of hlrs. Roosa. He has made itll in- itial advance of P5100 on a llemorial Fund l1e has in mind to es- ! tablish later for the School. The endow- ' ' ment is contemplat- ed to be large enough to yield 3100.00 annually, wl1e11 tl1e plans are completed. lt is to be placed i11 charge of a permanent trusteeship or committee, to be disbursed for the educational benefit and en- ioyinent of the scholars of Townsend High School. The details of tl1e plan are to be worked out Zilld announced later. The 96100.00 on the Memorial for this year, has already been turned over to the present temporary disbursing committees. This committee is com- posed of the nearest relatives of Mrs. Roosa, being her mother, Mrs. Frederick Rudin, of Cleveland, O., l1er sister, Melanie Rudin, of Cleveland, O., her brother, Albert Rudin, of Cleveland, O., John Rudin, of Chicago, Ill., and Charles and Fritz Rudin of Elyria, O. Mr. C. C. Taylor, Supt. of tl1e school l1as been advising alld working with tl1e committee, and is the guiding spirit i11 the detailed handling of matters. This temporary committee, with the etlicient aid and suggestions of Mr. Taylor, has already expend- ed the first 33100.00 of this Memorial Fund ill p11r- chasing a 7-Tube Philco Radio for the scl1ool, equipped with 4 loud speakers for the various class rooms, the balance to be devoted to aid in defray- ing tl1e miscellaneous expenses in connection with installation, also printing some of the annuals, shelving for the books, incidentals, etc., etc. Until tl1e details of an 6HClOVVYil6llt and trustceship plan are f11lly worked out and presented, Bfr. Roosa will Ill3.lCC flllllllill advances for the ltdemorial to the present temporary conimittce, as was 110116 for this ycar, and they will also conti11ue to act as at pres- cnt. Mr. Roosa is happy to do this in memory of Mrs. Roosa and in recognition of the debt of gratitude which he feels, she, and he also, owes to this her iirst school. lNIrs. Roosa often loved to recount to llilll her early life a11d experiences at Townse11d and Collins, Ohio, and to travel back ill thought witl1 llilll, over these roads of her girlhood days and training. The following stanzas of a beautiful poem by Teresa Brayton, are perhaps worth while quoting llC1'C as probably expressing i11 a way as this writer conceives it, the sentiment animating Blr. Roosa in this Memorial. "A big road circles l'Oll11Ll the world, sure fine it is they say, But the little boreen of llly l1eart 1'llIlS lone and far awav. ar . ' . . . . I'1s winding over weary seas WVltl1 many a sign be- set, ' But Oh. of all thc roads l know, it is tl1e dearest vet." "By common ways and common homes and common graves it goes, But no one knows its beauty like the soul within me knows: Its dawns are drenched with dews from heaven, its nights are tearful sweet, And sometimes one long erucihed walks there to guide my feet." "It leads me down by purple hills Where fairies sport o' nights, It shows me many a hawthorn lane, the scene of dead delightsg It enkindles again with life, the face that's laid away Beneath tl1e cold of grass and mold, 1ny road of yesterdayf, "O twilit boreen of Illy heart, tl1e world is vague and vast, But you are l1oly with thc balm of all my shallowed past, You thrill 111e witl1 tlltl to11cl1 of hands my hands were wont to l1old, You l11re me with the lilt of dreams I dreamed and lost of old." "The big, big road of the world leads on by many a stately town, But tl1e little boreen of my heart keeps ever drift- ing down By common ways and common graves and common l1o111cs, bllt Oh! Of all the roads ill life it is the sweetest road I know." By Fritz Rudin, Elyria, Ohio Page 14 HIGH SCHOOL ROLL SENIORS BLY, PHYRNE HARRISON. BENJAMIN NICHOLS, LESTER PLUE, ETHEI. CONRY, JOHN KOCHER, ARLENIC OATES, VVILLIAM SHERVVOOD, GRACE EBER, JOHN MARTIN, ROBERT OMO, BRRXICE .IIIXIORS ISARTOVV, HENRY GARDNER, GLENORA MEINICN, LYDIX RLY, ILO HYDE, SIIIQRMAN NICILSON, .IOIIN EATON. .IOSRPIIINH I.RIINI'lR'I', I9lVI'lI.YN SWABLISY, WINFIIILD BELLAMY, JEANNE BISHOP, FRANCIS ICLMRR, NIAYMIC ,IARrR,ET'l', ROBERT IZATOR Y, S'l'l'1PIIliN ISIQDIVORD, M ARJORIE II ONVRY, DONALD LUCAL. CONNIE SOPHOMORES JUMP, IRA LUCAL, CURTISS PHEIFER, RAYMOND KUHLMAN, CRYSTAL MEYICRS, MARTHA PLUE. PAUL LANDOLL, .IOSI'IPI'I NICILSON, CARRIE ROR'ARAL'Ii, FRANCIS LEHNERT, NORIVIA PIIEIFER, IRICNIC SIIERWOOD, GEORGE SHI PLE Y. MARGL'I'1RI'I'E TW ITCIIICI ,L, MILI PRED FR.ICSHMI'IN III'I.I,, C'I'IARLI'IS NIICSICNIBVRG, GICORGIC SIVAISLICY, I'IVAI.I'I'I"l' KNOLL, STICLLA IVllILI,IfIR. R'IITI'I SWAIILICY, ICVIGLYN LUCAL, GLADYS PIICRUE. DEAN IVRIGHT, CATHERINE THE OPTIMIST May, 193 2 I-I-I-I-2-I:g-1-I-2vI-'-A- ivf-Z-I-,-I-I-Zv1v2-Z-I-I-I-i-I-I-I-1'I-I-Z-I-I-I-I-I-2-I-Z -I-1-I-I-1 - AAA' I-lvl-I-I-A A 2-Zvi-I-Iwi-L-2-I-I-2 May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 15 SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADES EIGHTH GRADE RLY, BERNARD EBER, MARY JANE I-IERDER, LYDIA NICHOLS, ETHEL CONRAD, ELEANOR FORCE. GRACE KNOLL, LANE PIIEIFER, MILDRED CONRY, RICI-I.-XRD JENKINS, GERALDINE LEI'INl'lRT, NLXBEI. SHERXVOOIJ, ELVA UONRY, JEROME GARDNER, FRANK LILES, ALICE SILCOX. MERRICK CL'RR'IEIi., JAMES IIILL, ALVIN NIc'DONALlJ, NVEIIIER SMITH, EVELYN STACEY, GEORGE JR. WRIGIHIT, JOHN J R. SEVENTH GRADE BANDELEAN, ALFRED GERTH, ALVIN MEINEN, EARL PLUE, WILSON BISHOP, ROBERT KOCHER1, LURA MCDONALD, RICHARD RORABACK, RUTH CONRY, IVILLIAM KNOLL, JUNIOR MESENBERG. XVALTER ROIVLAND. MERRICK DIPPEL, JANE LEWICKI, S'l'.'XNLEY PALMER, ROBERT SCIIAFER, EVELYN FORCE, HAZEL LINIJEN, HELEN P.-X'I'RICK, EYERETT SIIERWOOII, I4'lL'XNKI,IN IIEDRIUK. IIELEN LONGCOY, LENORE PI'IEII"ER', ROY SIIIPLEY, LIICILE WEISENIBER GER. VERN.-Xl. WESTRY. LLOYD YONOVICH, ALISERT ,..--A,. g-,----- Page 16 THE OPTIMIST May, 1939 1 ARNOLD, ALFRED IBLY, MAURICE BROWN, OHN BURDUE, BETTY CONRY, THOMAS ARCHAMBO, MAR-IE ARNOLD, EDITH BLY DAYLE BURDUE. MARJORIE CONRY, RAYMOND CROFT, FRANK DAGUE, RUBY GAY, REX FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADES FIFTH GRADE CONRY, .l AMES CUMMINGS, JAMES FEUERSTEI N. ELNORA FINI .,-XY. BURTON GAR DNER, DAVID JARRETT, JAMES JUMP, LOUISE KETTLE, HAROLD LIVENGOOD, REX LUCAL, LAURETTA WELCH, CORA SIXTH GRA DE IIEDRICK, EMII, HULL, IHA .IEANNE HERDER-, EMIL HERDER, MARTHA HEISER, ELDON KUHLMAN, VVALTER LUCAL, HENRY MARSHALL, AGNES NI c-NA M A R A, FR A N K NIEYERS, BEA'I'RICE IVIESENBERG. PETER NICHOLS. RUTH PHEIFER-, LAVVRENC E SCHROEDER, EARL SCIIROEDER, PEARL SHIPLEY, RUBY LUCAI., MINOR PHILLIPS, JUNIOR SANBORN, VERNON SI-IERVVOOD, OLIVER W E ISENBERG ER, VER N X SNIITII, ADA MAY SMITH, LYLE SMITH, LLOYD SVVABLEY, EDXVARI7 VERNON. DOROTIIY VJEISENBERGER, Clarence VVELCH, ROBERT VVRIGIIT, JANE SECOND GRADE May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 17 FIRST, SECOND, THIRD AND FOURTH GRADES FIRST GRADE ARCHAMBO, CLARENCE FEY, MAYNARD KNOTT, JUANITA BANDELEAN, SALLY FEUERSTEIN, PAUL LEVVICKI, FRANK CAMP, DONALD GAAG, CATHERINE LAVVRENCE, MARGARET CURRIER, CLIFFORD JEFFRIES, ROBERT LONGCOY, LILLIAN ES PY, DOI ,OR ES KIRKPATRICK, DONALD MESENBERG, VIOLA WEISENBERGER, YIOLA BARREN, JOI-IN ISARTOVV, R'ALPH BICKLEY, RALPH BISHOP, ERNEST RLY, GLENN BICKLEY, RUTH CA MP, MARGARET CLARK, CHARLES CONRY, JAMES DAGUE, IRIS DIPPLE, ROBERT HEDRICK, AUGUST LAXVRENCE, KATHRYN LAYYRENCE, LUCILLE LIYENGOOD, EVELYN LONGCOY, DOROTHY THIRD GRADE CONRY, HUGH MEEKER, NVINTON CAMP, DORIS CURRIER, VIRGINIA PALMER, HARRY coxlw, DONALD F1f.UE1zs'1'E1N, JOSEPH 1'A'1'R1cK, DELBERT 1sAR'1'ow, 1sEA'1'mc14: LIVENUOOD, FLOYD Rosle, ALB14:w1'A VVEISENBERGE R, Raymond FOURTH GRADE 1xAR'1'0W, BEATRICE IMGUE, BRUCE DLY, ZANE FORCE. ELSIE C A M P, RENJ A MIN CAMP, RICHARD CAR PENTER, LEL CLARK, JAMES IIE DRIC K, FREDA, Ll NDEN, CHARLES AND LIICAL, BETTIE M ESEN BERG, MARIE PHEIFER, LUCILE PHILLIPS, LYDA RADCLIFFE. RICHARD RUTLAND, EARL SHIPLEY, LORETTA SHIPLEY, RUTH VVELCH, CORA OABRIEN, PATRICK PHEIFER, WALTER REILLY, ELIZABETH SILCOX, MELCOLM SHIPLEY, ALBERTA LUGA R, MARGARET O' BR IEN, PATRICIA SHERVVOOD, BENJAMIN SLACK, JAMES ZEIBER, FREDERICK SCHLACHTER, MARY SHERVVOOD THEODORF SMITH, -I UANITA SUCH Y, DOROTH Y JENKINS, XYILFORD KENNEDY, HELEN KENNEDY. RUSSEL LILES, JACK TAYLOR, VVARREN VVRIGHT, LAVVRENE page 18 THB OPTIMIST May, 1932 BASKETBALL S Q UAD VVilli:un Gates, Senior, C:1pt:Lin, Guard. Popu- ising star. A tighter in short. lzirlv known :is "l3ill." His zzhilitv to cooptfrzxtc. gl Il H 1 I , C 1 gi " . . . '-- w . A' : . ' f. '. ' -'. l?'1l'Lll and his popularity won hnn the position :is cfillltllllll. K Mlm ul ,I . QL L ' umm 'UML , ' Q fl ,' He will he greatly missed. showcd both i111tlliLlllll'5S :ind l'UOlll1Atl0Il. which :irc Ill5C.Q,hHI11'f' for any good lmsluftlnill player. VVini'ield Swzxhlcy. Sophomorc. Guard. He is .. v - .L - 1.1. .9 l -:.1" Huh wfdhix known on the Hoor as Bud., hwlttncss :ind light- I lllll ' li"l1f,ljJ:'1'""1'lf'tH 'guldu H, t S UU 1 N . .. . . . . n 4 m : ' -- 14 nxowm was mg' :ilnlltv dlStll1Ql1lSllCll this cxczcllmlt player. im 'U L L H I 5 on ,lo l ffmls S 1 ' ' baskets :ind mort: ot them. lohn Nuilson lnnior. Forward. Hu wus known v. , . , . .. ' ' A . . , . Lvstcr Nichols. bcnior. l'orw:xrd. His swittnvss on thu floor us Johnnv. His :dnlitv to shoot :inn . . iftness H I d mu' on ,P ,lg H Q n OSL :ind :Lccnrucv :xt shooting nmrkcd hnn :L Yillllilibll' sw uric 1 :Ls c 1. . . , 1 ' . . q . K plavcr. XVQ will nnss llllll. vztlunble pleiyurs. He will he brick nmfxt year. ' , , . Paul vVliiSlElllJt'l'U'lfl'. 'io 3il0ll'lUl'U. l"orw:1rd. Joseph l.:1ndoll. bophoniorce, l"orw:xrd. Jon' is his h ' I nicknmne which is so popularly nsod while playing. Cm-tim Img-pil: Soplmmorp, Clum-fl, "Baskets :ind plenty of them" was his motto. Hn' Paul Piney. Sophomoru. Uimrd. lVho have lxulp.-d also will lw with ns next you. , , l in prnctlccs :1nd done their duty whun :islam-d to Rolwrl .lurrm-tt. Sophoxnorc. Ckrnlm-r. liolfs vx- sa-i'vm-. Still mort- promising lll2liLTl'lIll. 4-optlonall :ihllltv h: ,' ' 'e - 1 w - 1 ' Ht- will bv with ns next yt-: '. , A l I l l I H 5 ' is plmu Jim in Hmm U xil 'l':iylor. C'o:xc'h. Thi' hoys :lrv Vvry gl'!ltl'i.lll lox his lox llliilJ1iH lo nmlu tht lm nn of il Lind J' llcnn l'i4'1'L-o, l'll'L'SilIllIll15 fx- , " . '- '-. If , , 1 . , 1 ' , ',,, ntvr. 1x1lUillt'1'll1'OIll' :x success. ?f?1?1?EA1AfAE?S? A A A A A A A-AIAIAIA A A'A1A'AE3E5E3S5EE3E?E5Ei??EE May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 19 OUR BASEBALL TEAM Buck Row l":ii1'1ichl: illltltillfl' victory for Townxcnrl. The Luft to Right- '-Tiblljillllill Hzirrimni. Clinton H9019 was 9'4- ' ' , . ." . . ' l ' 1 A .. 'i - . A lwjloi. cotiph, John l,ln.1. Cnitins I.llQ.li, Ilohmt The third gmmf WHS nmrkcd :H A dcfmlt im, .lari'tflt. Townscnclg Grccnwich took honiu :1 cloxc victory, , ti-5. lront Row Left to Riglitfliolwrt Martin. Uonnic Lncul. The fourth game was :inothcr defeat for Town- i .lolni Coin-y, .lowpli Lundoll. .lolm Xteilsun. VVilli:un N'-Tlldg Nuw H?lY'15ll kept the honors at home, 8-7. Oates, Im Jump. Lcstur Nichols. The lust guinu of the season :it Townsend with lV:1kcni:in acldeml another victory for the Season, This first gmm: of tln: season was pluyt-tl at Town ,-I wud, with North Fuirhuld. lt was :1 victory for I ' the Townsend boys. The scorn: was ll-6. The twun will lm :it :L lizinclimip for plziyers, :is thc following :irc luuvinpg this your: Harrison: The M-cond ganna of the bcuaon wah at North ljbcr, Otitcb, Conry, Martin, Nichols. ..--g-..i-,ZA-. -- -M.Y.g.,.-.W WV- , .,.-1 V ,...-.+.....,.- Y f - ,..,-,.,,Y .,.. - 1 ' ' ' 1 Page 22 THE OPTIMIST May, 1932 THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS TVe, the Senior Class of 1932. of Townsend High School. town of Collins. Township of Townsend. t'onnty of Huron, State of Ohio, ot' these United States. C'ontinent of North America. NVestein llem- isphere. temperate zone. on this earthly planet. tiring of our continued restraint and continuity ot mental exertion during the past twelve years and under a sense of our impending dissolution as such: being of sound and disposing mind and memory and not acting under duress. menace. fraud. or the nn- due influence of any person whomsoever, do hereby make. publish, and declare this our last will and testament in manner and form following: To the School lioardlthe remains Qif anyj of our good old faithful Alma Mater afttr we have gathered our souvenirs and carved our 'farewell monograms to show that we were once denizens of that institution. To Mr. Clinton Taylor. our Superintendent. one carload of the best paddles obtainable with the in- scription inscribed thereon: 'tSpare the rod and spoil the child." To Mr. J. Cline Slack--a brand new pair of rear view spectacles to enable him continually to have an optical apprehension of his handsome pupils. es- pecially when he has his back toward them. To Miss Clark--sliill Oates' tree wheeling bicycle and Lester Nichols' tloating power roller skates in order that she may conserve her pedal extremities while traveling to and from the station. To the Freshmen--f-one ton of salt which they may utilize to the best advantage in overcoming their greenness and freshness. To the Sophomoresfsall our second best excuses for tardiness. absence. procrastination. and every other dearly beloved irregularity Qthe best we re- tain. hoping that we may use them even in that higher existence to which we are soon to be ealled.j To the Juniorsfa chance to shoot at the cele- brated record left by the class of '32 in all respec- tive activities. To the Iiighth Grade 'sff -four hope that their teach- er will not cherish them to the extent that she will keep some of them with her another year. To Sherman Hydevlien Harrison's facultv that enables him to enjoy the most tranquil slumber. amid the turmoil of Physics Vlass. To John Nielsen? Lester Nichols' vocal ability. To Marjorie Bedford- -Grace Sherwood's super- tluous avoirdupois. To Paul NVeisenbergerff- John t'onry's person ality. To Lydia Nleinenflflthel l'lue's abbreviated skirts. To Bud Swableyfliill Oates' propensity to boss his underclassmen. To Steve l3atoryfJohn l'iber's ability to win scholarships. To ttuthNlulle1'7l'ithel l'lue's proficiency with lipstick. To Jose 'Jhine lfatone-liernice Oniols westieula- P' tions while reciting. ' To Stella linoll4.Xrlene lioeher's quiet and hesitant manner. To Alice llagnm,-f--l'hyrue lily'-4 zealous attitude. To George Sherwood-WBen Harrisonls ability to live on an exceptionally brief amount of sleep. To f'onnic Lucal-Robert fwlartin's oratoricat ability. To Nlarguerite Shipley---Bernice Oiuo's ability as an artist in painting her face. To George Sherwood--liill Oates' whiskers and blonde hair. To Paul Plne- John l'iber's extra supply of wit and wisdom. To lind Swabley we leave a pair of rubber heels to be used in preserving the Hi school tloors and teachers, nerves. To the school at largee -.Xll the Seniors' old and re-conditioned chewing gum. Subscribed. sealed. published. and declared by the Senior Class as and for their last YVill and Testament in our presence and in the presence ot' each of us. and we at the same time. at their ree quest and in their presence. and in the presence ot' each other. as attesting witnesses have hereunto set our hands and athxed our signatures this zoth day of Blay A. ll. TQ32. The Senior t'lass of 1932 CSealj TVitnesses: Nliss Nlarguerite t'larl-1 Mr. J. Cline Slack Mr. ti. tl. Taylor. May, 1932 THE OPTIMIST Page 23 SENIOR PROPHECY Here we are! All having a good time. YVe, the class of '32, are all enj oying ourselves at the Alumni Banquet, which is being held at Townsend High School, Slay 18, 1952. ln a large 11ew school building, which has bee11 erected on the site of the old one, we recall the memories of our school days and discuss the many changes which have taken place in the old community. lt has grown to be a very prosperous town. One of the leading features of its progress is a large factory which produces the world renowned mechanical man, which eliminates the hard manual labor on the farm. 'lhis marvelous invention was the idea of YVilliam Oates. He became so tired of doing chores night and morning tlltlf he suddenly set himself to the task or Ellllllilllg of some way to keep from having to work. The result of his labor was this excep- tionally popular machine man, which looks a great deal like 'Lin Henry of "Ohio l"armer" fame. Anxious to learn whether the rest of the class has been as successful as Bill, we learn that John Eber has become a heart specialist. He holds an important position in a hospital in Hopscotch, Michigan. QNVe wonder if he wounds hearts so tllilt he can heal them.j Arlene liocher, whose name has appeared again and again on the womens sport page of the news- papers, is particularly noted for her long distance baseball throwing. She attributes her success in this line to tile experience gained at the Huron County track meets. Arlene has accepted a posi- tion as physical director in Bassar College. W e always thought that Robert Martin would at- tain great heights because of his remarkable ability in public speaking. And, to be sure, he has not disappointed us, for he is now in Congress, and we hear that he can compete with the best speakers. lf you wish a new law passed just tell Bob about it and he will talk them into it. Benjamin Harrison has become an admiral of the United States Navy. You can imagine how tall and handsome he looks in his uniform. Ethel Plue, an aviatrix, is now piloting a passen- ger plane from New York to Paris. She has taken part on many occasions in stunt flying. lt makes one hold his breath to watch her perform some of her favorite dare-devil stunts. Lester Nichols, we find, has become an eminent musician. He lives in Berlin, Germany, where he composes a great deal of music. Grace Sherwood seems to be enjoying life very much. She writes a great deal. If you wish to spend a pleasant evening. just pick up her latest novel. uve will guarantee that you won't be able to lay it down until you have finished the last page. The title of her latest book is 'fl.ove in a llistf' John Conry, a great scientist, has now perfected a means of communication with the people of ltlars. Bernice Omo, a popular movie actress, lives in a magnificent mansion in Hollywood. She attributes her suiccess to her husband who directs her pictures. VVe agreed that the 20th anniversary of our class was the most successful one which We had attended, for it was the first at which all eleven members of the class had been able to be present. Yve hope that the thirtieth anniversary will be just as success- ful and that we shall be able to learn more about the progress of our classmates. 113. B, In Memorium of Mrs. Rose Rudin Roosa ttbntinued from page 121 Convention in San Francisco, for the Evansville Courier and allied papers in Indiana and Kentucky. Later, she went to the "Evansville Journaln, where she edited the special Sunday Magazine Sec- tion for boys a11d girls. She made the name Rose Rudin famous as a writer of features and big news stories. She was married November 12, 1921, to Howard Roosa, former Editor and part owner of the 'fEvans- ville Courier" newspaper. They spent two years in Europe, attending the Passion Play, traveling, and visiting relatives of her parents in Switzerland, in- cluding the family of the celebrated Swiss artist, Albert Anker. Returning to America, they Went to Albuquerque, New hlexico, for her health. Her natural disposi- tion and energy would not permit her to take the needed rest. Not content to do only housekeeping, she became a member of the Tuesday Literary Club, and a life member of the Albuquerque tVoman's Club. In 1927, the General VVoman's Federation award- ed her the prize out of 81 contestants from all parts of the United States, for the best news article fea- turing a woman's club activity. ln 1928 she became interested in politics and led the activities of the Democratic XVomen of New Mexico. She organized and was President of the State W'omen's Democratic Club of 2700 members, of which the Vice Presidents were hlrs. Helmick, wife of Judge Helmick, and Mrs. Bratton, wife of the U. S. Senator from New Mexico. She was in demand for the platform and spoke in all parts of the State, often broadcasting her speeches. The strain was too much. Pneumonia developed to further aggravate and weaken her condition, and after long months in a sanatorium, she passed away December 26, 1931. The Albuquerque, N. M. newspaper stated upon her death that she was mourned as the best loved woman in Albuquerque. Her accomplishments won for herself the admiration of young and old, from the humblest citizen to men and women high in the educational, newspaper and political life of lndiana and New Mexico. The numerous newspaper no- tices, telegrams and letters received by hir. Roosa from their mutual friends. expressed not only sin- cerest sympathy for him, but a feeling of personal loss and sorrow occasioned by her untimely death. i'To live in the hearts of those we love, is not to dief, By Fritz Rudin, 221 Yvooster St., Elyria, Ohio Page 244 THE OPTHNIIST NNY, 1932 I::vc:,...oc::1.c:::.oc:::vn gophonlore-vWHXVh'1t his the mogt ::::::::::::::::::::g:: 4, . . . . ll W L 'l eyes but has no eye trouble?" ' ' ll - ll 4, , H ,, Graham and Pontiac Cars ,L FUNERAL HOME ,, Presluuauw :X potato. Or. . I AA X Gum e 4, ucia . . gr 4, Phone 21 YVakeman, O. ' Phone 6 Norwalk. 0- +I 'l 11- Y-e-WI-t A lf k t -A -4 -- -.--- ------A A -A----- " 5::::,:::::::::::::::::::::l 'lrrf Ll guts 'l Lux rub' """""""""""' .4 P2233::::::::::::::::::,:,, urer cold feet thlc qui:-kest?" -::::::::::::::::::::::,, " " 1' ix Q- -t 1 1-- ft -r l . 44 . unmy , n un. xpec ec tlfl .1 ll Il Maple City Produce Co. ll the w,nd,,w,,, Cl-IAS. WATSON 4, ll VVholesale Cash Buyer of Il Fruits and Vegetables 4, EGGS AND CREAM 4: 1: llh. 741-739 Norwalk' 0, Little llrotlwr- nlyllilt are im-sh , Norwalk. 0- 4, 1l--:::::::xxx::::x::, St'3ilfiHie?"I X It 1 M I I ::,x:::::::x::,,::.l -- -----.,-,-,, , ig rotier-"5 o o' I e no ea ::::::::::::::::::::::: V ll tied together " . ll 0 ll ' ' Compliments of 'l ll ll 'l 1: Rose Gardens ll M-M Thompson's candy 1: fl lst Nut-"If the or-eau hed was a Kitchen, :I Nllrwalk- 0' Cradle would the sky rocket?" Norwalk, 0. U ll -A,,A-, - A, ,,,, :lA,,Q 2'ld Nlll'-""Sl'lY'Pl If the D0eW00d ::::::::::::::,:,,,::::3 iv-vw--'Qc-,Oc--vvvv '--Y Bark." gp::::::::::::1:::::::::::q ::::::::::::::rooc::::::,4, :I Monarch Fruit 8: Candy Co. 'HL' J. J. AMATO ' ll Wholesale and Retail 0 Ist Hubby--"ls it wrong to kiss your The Wm' P' Bhnzley Co' II Fresh Vegetables, FauCy Fruits, wife?" F I Norgagi' 0'C Imported Products, Confection- ll , ,Fo w . V ,, urniture an oor overing 4, 5 ery, ICC CFCZUNQ DClli'1ltC559n ind Huhhl Lertmnll nm' Sold on Easy Payment l'lau ll Phone 4476 Norwalk, O. lst Hubby--""l'l1en my eonsrience is clemf, :::::::...c:::::::::::::: Y """ ""' ' 'v I hai- :::::::::::::::::::::::1 n 1: Rayulonfle-A-"NVhen the law is laid A, J, ll H - ll down what happens?" , 4, 6 East Se,-mnm-y ll H 1 Auto Parts and Supplies 'l l':l1ll--'HA lot ot people step on lt." New Tables Popular Prices Phone 411 49 East Main St. l " 'W' ...q Friend--f'So you love her still!" 7 'l ll ' - - HOMAN SIGN 8: GLASS CO. ' . L -eq A . In . ,, Dme at the X over es, but shes nes er quiet Stoves, Palms, Glass, Signs, Re- U U .. frigerators, Mirrors, Mirrors Re- ll 1: silvered, Picture Framingr, Rub- ll The ideal DIHCC to Cat John'-"VVh0 was the first to go in ber Sgflllps Qf HH kmds ,, 70 E. Main for Radio?" 18'20"I'lIE.kvg5l,?,w8'jd Ave' 5c::::::::::::::::::::::: BC"hfM.'XCl?llll, he exchanged a spare lull-t for :I loud Slxeakerit :::::::::::CbQ0Ott:::::::7 x ll 1 ll ll ll THE FIRELANDS II ll Y . . . . . 4, Joe ln- V-t'Wl1at's the hardest thing Ill Bulldlng Material ll CO' learning to skate?" ll ' -w ' - . Vvavne Feeds Joe E. "The 1062, Quahty Rlght ' ll .1 ll . , I Farnl Grains and Seeds Mr. Taylor-"Is your wife fond of Prlce Rlght Il dogs?" 1: Mr. Slack-""l'll say. She won't walk ll anywhere. l always have to get a Il taxi." H -i-1 4: . . 0 lillll XVE DELIVER Does water eome from daneiug ANYVVHERE :l IWUYUPS? 4: And does a. snowball bounce? Wakeman, O. phone 722 N01-walk, 0, Where does the camel get his humps? 1: And what acc-ount are counts? oo4::::::::::::::::::::::Q --l Nlav. H132 'l'Hl-I Ol"l'lMIS'l' Page 25 ::::::::::a::::::p4-::::::1 SENIOR CLASS POEM 7-e--.......,...--------..T: Above all If -- J. C. PENNEY CO. if Your Photograph IL-ar f'l:lSSlll1lt0S, we arc passing! Norwnlkv 0' stfwcls as the most personal gift ll From dear old Townsend Hiuhg ll , . . li THREE ll XVhut the future holds iu store for us LITTLE W YOUR' liollilllhllill made lllirv- X No one knows, neitlwr you noi' I. ORDS - . that tell lhf- world about our , Us With eleven dispositions 55 East Main St- .Xml eleven ways to go U QUALITY . , ll li 1 INORV ALK, OHIO 1: .lust what the goal of each will he. THRIFT "":::::::::::::::::::: :L I'm sure I do not know. u::::::::::::::::::::::::E -sooo o Y':::::--::::---:::::::::q ll ll ll ,W , A, WW, , i 4 ii Through the mist of func' il ll PU nu c SALE -, 5 , CITY MARKET , B' L L S :T I van see lioh Martin on the stage ' :I .ln actor lha.t's hard to heatg Quahty Aleats ll 4 . ll Mm Pgggg:I2Tl::NEvEnY X ua n..i...A is an uw 1-age. jj Gl'0CC1'lCS and gg nl ll V - 4+ Call at " :Q Baked Goods 1: x .Xnd Grace, an great historiang ,, ,, 5 it YV: 2' t l ll E S K E R S John Coury with his prideg 1 nm 0 D ease f U PHONE 798-C NORxi,ALK lithcl Plue, our little vampire. H. A. ' 'iw 4, Is sure to be a bride. ll II ::::::::::::::::::::::-4 u:::::::::::::::--::::--.4 ::::::::::::::::::::::, r:::::::::::::::::::::::: ll John Eher, dean of Ci-llegeg ll GENUINE MAPLE LUMP ,, . D ,, I , ., ' . , ,, U Arlene, the principal. I, MARIxhI your bee-ds, Gxains, U ll ll Wool and Livestock ll 1: lVhul will ln-eome of lim-u, the shrik, and ,, Q ' V K A ,, PURCHASE your Feed, Coal, ,, Also le 'mil hind tt' tell' l"ertilizc1', Twine and Automobile 'V . Y Insurance Feed, Flour and Gram II U . D COOPERATIVELY Q And Lester with his golden von-0 through at , . . V1 -. U Ohio Farm Bureau U n opera sure vsll star. U . Wgodward Q Fulstgw lYhiIc Phyrue with love of travel NOIi:fC?IEeBSf?I:ICH HARTIIAND ELEVATOR No doubt will go afar. Phone 299 38 Wooster St. 4, ,, Norwalk, O. ::::::::::::::::::::::::l U-:C2:CC::::::::2P0004f:C::d ::::::::::,.f:::1..c::: Bill Oates will settle on a farm I X-:::::::::::::::::::::::: With stock and machinery rare. Xnv time You some to Collins it . We sell coal, posts, corn, flour, ' ' " ' ' Compliments of . ' l I ,. .K tl I ' feecll, salt, fertilizer, carbide, lust Hut wllhdm IUC ll paints etc. I " ' B. Omo played the latest hits, C , I ge ll , FEED GRINDING Our actress on the sta U ' ,, BERLIN HEIGHTS C t ,U th f C d VVill settle down to quiet life oopera e WI 1 e arm rs an And be a grand old maid. trade at ,, ,I . ,, CO. The Collins Farmers And when aluumae time rolls roundg . Elevator Co. liach ear will try to meet ...E I And talk about our good old times ' 1 l , "I H" . W' H' OFFER' Manager O'er and o'er and then repeat. BP RI IN HL G IS' 0 -B. M. 0. if I :::,:::::::,:::,x::,::, L:,:::::::::::x:::,::32:4 THB OPTIMIST Page 26 F::::::::::::::::::::::: 0 II HOLMAN COMPANY 11 JEWELERS ll Opp. Court House, Norwalk, O. II Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry ll-eeecxeeeeexeexeeeeee rl:Zllillilliiliiilliillin 5 Compliments of X Crites Barber Shop Q Opposite Old Post Otliee 0 Norwalk, O. i .A.AA....... -u- ...... -- rtttttttltitiiilttlltttt 3 From old to new with any shoe IE American Shoe Shop in 1: 72 East Main St. a Norwalk. O. LL .... ....AA... .... ...... E::3:3::2:23t333::::33:: 3 J.nL1nTKoi :I Watch, Clock and Jewelry ll Repairing I1 Phone NGK 6 VV. Main St. 1: Norwalk, O. 5::::::::::::::::::::::: Fillllliiiitilllilltiitt ll ll The City Loan and 3 . it Savings Co. ll Loans of Pcfpular Amounts ll 58 E. Main St. Norwalk, O. ll 5::::::::::::::::::::::: r --vvvv-----vvv-vv-v---- ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll lb Norwalk Produce Co. Cash buyers of Eggs, Cream, Poultry, Sugar lireenwieli, U. Norwalk, O. F U ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll 6 The Bowen Company Insurance Protection Norwalk, O. ::::::::::vc:::roc::::::: Y ll ll ll P l I I ll ll ll ll gi 5 PAUL RONK Gas, Oil and Groceries Phone 2714 li. Townsend, O. ::::po4:::::pq::::::::::::: r -------vvvv-----.-v v-.. ll 0 lr u H ll ll ll ll ll E. J. ERNSBERGER CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH Sales and Service Norwalk, O. bc--:i: --..-v..vvv ,.,.. v ,v Science Teac-lier7"Xi'liat sound has never been heard?" l'upil---"The eraekingr of a smile." How to use a how and arrowvl.et iVillia.m 'l'ell. Does a cheap skate ever eut mueh ice? - and the greatest riddle of them all is l,ove. XVhat is shorthand? Aus.-A one armed man. 'l'o tell a tall story have it fall short of the truth. lien-"YVliere will one find stirring things?" liill V--"ln the pages of a eook book." Stranger: "I represent a som-itty for the suppression of profanity. l want to take profanity entirely out of your life audi" Jones: "lley Mother. I-lere's a man who wants to huy our ear." "'l'ommy Qto Aviatorj: "VVhat is the most deadly poison known?" Aviator: "Aviation poison." 'l'ommy: "How much does it take to kill a person?" Aviator: "One dropf' Gil: 'tL1o:eli,.-lac-lc. that candy in the window makes my mouth water." .lar-k: "'l'hat's easy: here's a lilo:- ter." "May I present my wife to you?" "Many thanks, hut I have one." "l'm a man of few words." "Well, you keep those few mighty busy." lle: "When I left my last hoarding: place, the landlady wept." l.andlady: "iVell, l won't need to. l always eolleet the rent in advance." lle: "1 want to marry your daugh- ter." Father: "llave you seen my wife yet?" He: "Yes, hut, nevertheless, l pre- fer your daughter." May, 193 -1 :::::::::::::::::::::::e1T For Quality Groceries, Meats, Fruits and Vegetables Call 228-258 li: LANG'S gg - ...A ...A. 3 qo:::::::::::::::::::::::q ' 114' YOU NEED 11 Drugs, Wall Paper, School Sup- " plies, Sporting Goods, Kodaks, lite., call at ll Rou. er OVERHULS lf Leading llrnggists Norwalk, O, -cceceec:::::::::::::::e3 ??22::::::::::::::::33tf' nu "9 4' Compliments of ll The Patrick-I-llss Co. If Norwalk's Quality Store for Meir and Boys tl :e-::----:::::::::-::::.4 v -'--v --Y ---vi::::::::Q-.x Wm. E. ODonnell II ll Paints, Varnish and Wall Paper ll 26 Benedict Ave. Norwalk, O. ll ..-.........-......----..5 X::::::::::::::::::::::::7 B. C. Taber Co. II Norwalk, O. Dm' c1ooDS 1: woiu4:N's wnm II -:::::::::::::::: ------ -'U F:::::::::e:::::::::::::-q ll Compliments 'I Moose Theatre ' ,, ll Loyal Order of Moose A:::::::::::::::::::::-- U p::::::::::::::::roc:::::g-Ty l P1erce's Barber Shop II ll New Location 21 Whittlesey ll Norwalk. O. AAA-AA---AA--AAA-A ll -----v------vv----::::::4, ::::::::90o01:::r9c::rc:1oqq I Keller's News Stand if Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco, Candy, Soda Fountain lg Sporting Goods lli NV. Nlain St. Norwalk, O. 0 Q:::::::::::::::::::-:::j -v --------v vvv.. : :::::::n llunse Wiring, Rapid Repairing' 0 T. M. CUMMINGS o Batteries and Accessories 11 U Collins, O. ll 0 i ll 0 May, 1932 THE OPTHNHST Page 27 f00oooo4:::::::::::::::::::4::::::::pc:::booq:::booc::4::::vo g,..4:::::,,.,,.c:::::::::q U U :: Compliments of wr lx 3 THE HURON COUNTY BANKING co. mum? STATION ,I wl The Oldest, Largest and Strongest Bank in Huron County Comer E' Mm and lvoodlawn H NORWALR, oH1o Norwalk, 0' U ll 1' 5:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: v::::rc:::::1::22:::::22:di ::::::::::::::::::1::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::'c:::'::9 I St t H t Fl l1 ' Sh :: Compliments Of e son a 8 Drs em oe! lu lr ii LAIBLE at 13 RADY H' 5zR5?EiL0,C0' fi 1+ . ' It :I NORVVALK, OHIO Kuppenheimer Good Clothes ll AA, A g:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::-::::::::::::::::: --v:::::::::::::::::::Lu ,xx:azexecctcccczeeexxccxxxx::,:e::x::::-- f1::x::1:I::::::::::4jy " Compliments of " in ll " o n I N M A N U 3 I I I l R C.. MARTIN :: Attorney at Law :I Phone 25 Berlin Heights, Ohio Norwalk' O' U -::::::::booo4::::::::::::j 5:3:::::::::::::::1::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::4 r:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::- 'vw' "'--vv vvvv' ' "" 1: JUST A FRIENDLY 1Nv1'1'A'1'1oN MAKE THE Norwalk Billiard Parlor H 18 VV. Main 11 A N N PooL AND BILLIARDS :: YOUR BANK Prices the Lowest ,, ::::::::::::::::::::::::4 5uo::::::::L::vooc:::pc:14:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: 333::32:33tZ31t2333Z:32q f::::1:::::::::::::::pc:::::::::::p4:::::::.4:::::pc:::::1 up Tl SUGAR BOWL II :: Home Made Candy . . . ll if General Trucking and Contracting I-'ghf Lunches u U , Y . il 23 XX hlttlesev Ave. 4, ll PHONE ll-L cAs'1'AI,IA, omo ' ,, H ::::::::::::::::::::::::4 :1:::p.oc:::..c::::pq:::::1::::::::::::::::::::::::1:-:4 ::::::::::::::::::::::: 1 A eeee e,.. A iii.,.,..e A w ::gg:::roo0:: -v--- vvvv O 9 ----vv-vv-v--vv JC ---v---v- -2: U 5 L. W. FAIRCHILD H :: General Dferchandise if lx li Our Compliments to C0LL1NS,O. ll lr :::::::::::::::::::::::,4 ll The Townsencl Annual ::::::::::::::::::::,:, u ll 0 ll :I Blilj' il cvcr l'lUlll'lSll J' W' HARTI-'Y :Q :: Modern Farm Equipment ll ll :: Phone 47 Berlin Heights, O. li 0 W . O b h -:::::::::b4::::::::roo4::::3 E Steln- pg 3 ug x::,x::,,,:::::::::-: 2 F 1 D, FRISHKORN HARDWARE co. ll :: unera lrectors Agency for Estate Heatrolas 1+ :: B. P. S. Paints and Kelvinator :: 1'l1'3llli -I. 1,401 IZ, A5xSSUClIllC,, Refrigerators 8 U :::::::::::::::::::::::4 " ..... -4 ....... xx 11 """""'f"'n'i 1: A , Stark Service Station 1, U NUI'XVfllli. Ohm nv tl On the point l: Nlnrfalmull St. and Nlilrxn Avi-. 1: " Norwalk, O. :g 2l::::::::::::::A:::::::::::::::::::i::::::::3:::::xl ,:::::::,:::::::,::::::::i :f-:A1-:-'-'-i-:-:-:-'-'- vv..vv--vvv-. - v v v-.-.vvv. - v v - Page 28 THE OPTIMIST May, 1982 OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES Suppose that just after you grudiiate from High fluence, etc.. by taking :1 lllgll-Q'1'JUIL' business train- School u good position-:L position oticring splendid ing. opportunity for promotion and sularyfwere of- This school can help you in planning your course fered youg could you fill it. or would they be and give you that broader und better business train- obliged to pass you by for someone with more tech- ing that is being demanded of young people. Ivrite nigul training? or cull for information about our Secretarial or ln these times. more than ever. the best trained Business Administration courses. Thousands of people ure being selected for the better positions. others have found success through this training. Put yourself in line for the better opportunities :ind You can too. make certain of position. promotion, income, ine THE OBERLIN SCHOOL OF COMMERCE, OBERLIN, OHIO I::::::::::::::::vc:::oc::h1U I::::::::::::::::::::::::U T:::::::::::::::::::::::: :I If If Reicherfs Market 11 II II ll 0 Il ll , . :I J. H. 81 S0115 Quality Meats, Fresh Fish and Men s, Womegf, and Children I I T t G ' f ll k' d 4 0 . . If "The House of Home Service" ai3ittler2cll:lisHzal31 Fotldss- Han' Cut'-mg 25C I' . - I' I' Richelieu Canned Goods I' I' v - v ' , . . . x II II II 1315 XX Iuttlesey Ave. Norwalk, O. Q lthttlual aild Our Motto--,Quality und Service . II . . II Sul'I"1I35 ni 3 at the Iowa-st possible price II 4, Hom-S g A. M. to 8 17. M, I: H Two phones 155-362 Special de- I' I' 'I 'I livery at anv time 'I BURTON RINGLE , ,t . Y v I, . ., II Phone 'EM Ixownlk' O' 58-60 Whittlesey Ave. na :I II Norwalk, O. if II II II II ug 5 u- Ie sffmwmmzfnixvf LL ENGRAVINGS in TI1e Optimist were made by The Canton Engraving and Electrotype Company Canton, Clmio. ImmW'fmwr wmi T


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