University High School - Bisbila Yearbook (Minneapolis, MN)

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That is why we, the seniors ot l94I, have made this notebook tor II the students to keep: to help them remem- ber what they have seen, heard, and done during the school year. The school year is full of happenings worth remembering. We hope that this BlSBll.A will help you recall your school lite: your friends and classes, your inter- ests and accomplishments. 7m5le af Qcwlleffph For the faculty we sweat and slave ..... . 5 l-lardworkers, comics, and great kids-our seniors . . I I With the accent on youth . . 23 Where we worked and played . . . 29 Workouts and training . . 4I And now comes the fun . . 53 Remember our advertisers . . 63 To the underclassmen this Bisbila will bring back memories ot this school year which is typical and yet in many ways so ditterent trom other years. But espe- cially to the seniors, who are leaving U. t-tigh's halls with teelings ot gladness mingled with regret, this boolc will be meaningtul. Lite at U. High, day atter day, weelr atter weelc, it completely recorded would till volumes. Even one day ot a typical student would malce an interesting story. It would bring a chuclcle here and sympathy there along with many memories, tor to each student the typical story would recall his own days at U. High. The unexpected daily excitements that malce lite so much tun, the clubs' activities, the tootball games, the noon hour dances, and the special school tunctions all spell "U. High" to the students. So, seniors, in tuture years read this looolc and remember, tor this Bisbila is to commemorate your lite at U. High tor both you and the underclassmen. By them and the 'faculty-you, the class ot l94i, will not be torgotten. 7' " """ 2' v F L+ Y-Q,s,g,l :Li bfbagwa. Jkwv'-01 1 3 aL, E QQ-'J-13 cuff? 5+ I lui Q.d,.N,JL,.t J Q me QZl'f' 3ka.QQ5z..:ibe10i CVZ we 46646 Q, lx, qgyg 0-,1.f3rLl-f'.w2:.Ia' P. TLYQA -kg Agjfr- 1,0 QJJL f- 961-'ix Mule - Me ienafie we Meg -9444 Lux 196-.fL:0k3x 1 L Li f ,.,-.TT Xi.,e.N-.,5,,XA .LL .X V, may K-,Q,M,,V,.:XtlJ.ef-rfi'f:. 5 535 J' Q? 5 Oy ONb?3fmog7fv'5Qx'S Qwgjfuwgibifgjflmwiy 65 C553 X sf D if fy Wvklfiib ,Lu ,V oy Q fb y V045-, j 59297 Q0 3 Jxgibsgfci C6 , a Mr. William S. Carlson, Director 70 the Sembrs of 1941 University l-ligh School salutes you as you leave her halls. She has given you of her best, and we hope that she has been successtul in passing to you something ot her imperishable spirit. That you may want to pursue serious scholarship as an avocation, it not as a vocation, is a wish we otter you most sincerely. Be not deceived by the lure ot little, cheap. immediate rewards which you may detect in the immediate future. You will tind that an honest job, honestly done, is essential to tull selt-respect. But, in seelcing your lite worlc, do not tail to tix your mind on the more distant hori- zon, on the things ot larger import, the things which will attect the weltare ot your generation. and ot your country. ln a tew short years you will be ready to meet the great adventure ot lite. We trust that you will meet it as men and women -loyal, honorable, unatraid. Wzllzam S. QUJLQLW4 Mr. James E. Curtis, Assistant Director The gravity ot the present world crisis has made our faculty especially critical ot our new curricu- lum in light ot the unpredictable problems our graduates will face. Formal education in itselt is snot enough. We have constantly endeavored to extend the program ot U. High beyond the so called traditional. The success ot our undertalcs ings as a secondary school can not be measured by aims and objectives as we state them, but rather in your success as graduates in meeting the problems ot the tuture. We hope that your high school preparation has been stimulating and challenging, and will serve as a solid foundation tor the varying programs you are now to tollow. Congratulations and best wishes. mfrzmgerwid Pagc Scvcn M40 f,VQ4!,,j L7J4,,ffxj L,if,c Lf,,,,' f,.,c.,Qwj jC7!LJf43J TOP: SHOP: Micheels. HOME EC.: Hendrickson. ART: Laging. LIBRARY: Jackman, Domier. CENTER: PHY. ED.: Jaeger, Bat I a Ba MUSIC: Silverthorne. BOTTOM: SCIENCE: Boudrye, Peterson, Vaurio. HISTORY: McCune, Merideth, Beck, Castleberry, acuity l-lammers, nails, and saws are Mr. William Mi- cheel's meat-he teaches manual training classes. l-le coaches the Model Airplane Club .... The pleasant aroma that sometimes invades our halls is otten caused by the concoctions ot Miss Eunice Hendrickson's home economics classes .... Aside trom instructing art students, advising Beaux Arts Club, and helping with the carnival plans, Mr. Duard Laging is a new member ot the Proud Papa's Club ..., The Dewey Decimal System is a cinch to Miss Mabel Jackman, the head libra- rian. She advises the Library Board .... Along with her duties ot tiling cards and checking books, Miss Alice Domier, our new librarian, has the task ot keeping students quiet in the study hall .... Mr. David Bartelma, the head ot boys' athletics and Miss Eloise Jaeger and Miss Beatrice Baird, the heads ot girls' gym classes, teach everything trom archery to swimming in their classes .... Mr. H. M. Silverthorne wields his baton over the glee clubs and takes pride in their various musical programs .... Mr. Mason Boudrye chases bac- Page Eight teria around the classrooms with his biology stu- dents tagging along behind him .... Mr. Shailer Peterson is tamous tor his mercury antenna and his cartoons and doodles used to illustrate his lec- tures to science classes .... The tough job ot handling the Carnival Board was taken over by scientist Mr. Franz Vaurio. But equally tough is Mr. Vaurio, noted tor his wrestling ability .... Famous tor his "blitzquizzes," Mr. George Mc- Cune, eighth grade sponsor, doesn't let his social science classes nap .... Mrs. Claude Merideth has the task ot advising the perspiring Bisbila editors besides teaching the modern history classes .... The students' slogan, "I-lunt and peck with Hubert Beck" has changed to Uettif ciency plus" in Mr. Beck's typing course. He teaches social studies, too .... It anyone wants to know where to tind Washington's Inaugural Address it is almost certain that Mr. Donald Castleberry knows the book, page, and line. In contrast to his U.S. I-listory classes he coaches tennis and Jr. I-Iigh tootball. , U r TOP: PERSONNEL: McCracken, Dugan, Shafer. FOREIGN LANGUAGES: 'Will, M. J. Walker, Marlowe, MacFadon. CENTER: NURSE: Pang burn. OFFICE: Horr, Student Friedell, Vanderschaegen. BOTTOM: ENGLISH: Rusk, Voelker, Kehl, Day, Handlan. MATH.: Phillips, V. Walk Gundlach. Petite, attractive, Miss Mary McCracken guides U. I-ligh's tairer sex as adviser ot the Senior High Girls' Club and a member ot the personnel de- partment .... Known to everyone as the man who announces the assemblies, Mr. Willis Dugan heads the personnel department and advises the ninth grade .... Mr. John Butler arrived too late to be shown in the picture, but he has ably taken over Mr. Hugh Shater's duties in the personnel department .... Fraulein Lucy Will handles all the German classes at U. l-ligh, and advises the German Club .... Oui, ouinl-si, si : Miss Mary Jo Walker, who in addition to her usual French classes has taken over a group ot Spanish stu- dents .... Miss Eleanor Marlowe, the Latin Club sponsor, is right at home with Cicerols orations and Virgil's poetry and tries to make her Latin students teel the same way .... A versatile in- structor at U. l-ligh is Mr. Channing MacFadon who teaches Erench, Latin, and general science classes .... By looking down throats and teeling pulses, the nurse, Miss Phyllis Pangburn, keeps tab on the health ot all U. l-lighites .... Acting as secretary to Dr. Carlson and Mr. Curtis and Nin- tormation pleasell tor students and visitors keeps Miss Harriet Horr busy, while Miss Phyllis Van- derschaegen balances the school budget .... Miss Elizabeth Rusk coaches sophomores in Eng- lish. She is a welcome addition to the taculty. . . . When kids torget their lines and miss their cues, Mr. Gerald Voelker is on hand to save the situation. Besides directing the Dramatic Club, he teaches English and speech .... The Poet Lau- reate ot the taculty is Mr. Raymond Kehl, who keeps his English classes entertained with clever poems and subtle humor .... This is Miss Mar- garet Day's second year in U. Highs English department. She keeps a watchtul eye on the sophomores as their adviser .... It you see someone dashing madly down the halls on Thurs- day atternoons, it is probably Miss Bertha Handlan hunting down late copy tor the Campus Breeze, which she advises. Teaching English and journal- ism take up her time .,.. The newest addition to our math department and a recent addition to the Proud Papas Club ot U. High Faculty mem- bers is Dr. Bernard Phillips .... A teacher who has become a tavorite among students is Mr. Virgil Walker ot the math department. l-le also helps the Senate .... A master ot sines and tangents is Mr. Wilton Gundlach, instructor in mathematics. As their adviser, he keeps the sen- iors in line. N I7 l 2nd ROW: Persi , Ferrin, Jack Geist, Emmons, J. Rigler, M ers, T. Parrish, Bri s, Booth, Noland. lst ROW: J. Allen, En Ish Joh G 9 Y 83 9 Marvin, Mr. Walker, M. Boberg, F. Clapp, M. Coddon, J. Friedell, Marcus. Senate The organization that lays down the laws at Uni- versity High School is the student governing body, commonly known as the Senate. The rep- resentatives trom each ot the classes meet dur- ing the lunch hour to discuss the various student problems which come up during the year. This year's president, elected by the entire student body, was John Geist. He was heartily backed up by John Marvin, vice-president: Marjorie Bo- berg, secretary: and Fred Clapp, treasurer. With Mr. Virgil Walker, the adviser, keeping his caretul eye on them, the worthy senators have many accomplishments to their credit this year. University High School is now in complete con- trol ot the Cateteria in Shevlin Hall during the lunch hour, so the Senate rolled up its sleeves and planned recreational activities tor the students. Dancing to the music ot a phonograph was the most popular ot those furnished. The ettorts ot the Senate to present a successful Homecoming Page Ten Dance were well rewarded, tor the annual event was much appreciated. The Senate "chambers" were tilled with an air ot the North Woods and the clash of axes as the members pondered over the advice they gave as the advisory board to the Carnival Board in planning Paul Bunyan's Fun Frolic. A new law was passed and enforced by the Senate when it was announced that each club and organization must have an otticial charter given out with the approval ot the Senate com- mittee. The plan attempts to recognize only the clubs and organizations which are beneticial to the school and eliminates those which are ot no value. This year tor the tirst time University High was host to a convention ot the Northwest Federation ot Student Councils. The Senate entertained the delegates with a dance held at the Coffman Memorial Union. qwdhh-am dawnm- Mzymzwzzww- Tfffgffifif X X N Q ji 1 Xj FXQZJT fy-4-' X? N if v 5 - X X f L "w M K N , may tp Li'lx?vm Ji rg X X f 4,0 , K X HELEN AHRENS Devoting her spare time to French Club, Dramatic Club, Library Board, the J. S. Committee, and Breeze reporting lrept Helen confused. Many were the times she was heard to say, "Oh, kid, what'll l do?" Famed 'For her humor, she will al- ways be surrounded by friends who find her 'Fun to be with, talk to, and laugh with. A. lx 5 t F5 ' f", l I , I byNAN,CY-fVARNTS'EN I V l i JA ggll with rriany lfteresting high ,school experienotsno relate-Nance did .everything from committing suicidq ,invthe Dramatic Club Play, 'Stage9DoorJ to'holding all offices gaze titrehsurer in the Senior High S e was also a me er ot Acme 'Speech Club, Glke Clu , Tea Committee, tand in the Chonita chorus. P , V ,,fGirls' Club .wake time ioryajrother. 11 L I T Nl b Mothers' FRAN K BOOTH There's no rival to match Franlr's personality-it can't be beaten. Every minute of his school lite was filled with extra-curricular activi- ties: Boys' U. Club, Carnival Board, Dragomen, Senate, Library Board, football, traclr, and stage torcc. He was also J. S. Committee Chair- man, and our honorable Senior Class President. The seniors of l94I were led by President Frank Booth, Vice-President John Geist, Secretary Virginia Weyl, Treasurer Diclr Noland, and Adviser Mr. Gundlach. ln dramatics, class wort, publications, and clubs, the class set the pace tor underclassmen. 4 I - - MARJqyexwgjvoN' Here we find a exce t w - mer who rea ly l sports out ,flier ' i oor Q he had a succeafp-NJ s' . u term as preacie9L,oiQfrl U Clu . ' o er extra-curricular it include Glee Club, Campus Br ze reporthg,-ilperettas, and, in her sowore year, Dferrlitjglgtlv and Music Club. A-' iws, EISA! MARGARET BARRY Comes from Washburn and West- lites U. High best. Made a lot of friends tor just being here a year. This smooth dresser designs and malres most of her own clothes- lrnits too. Marg helped with the stenciling and publicity for this year's operetta, Waltz Dream. CAROLINE BRAY Proved her outstanding ability in sports by mating Girls' U. Club when she was only a sophomore. She was program chairman on the Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, participated in French Club, and worlred on the Library Board. Her plans are to talre necessary prepara- tory courses at Milwaulree Downer in order to become a dietitian. x Hr N- Qqvv ft0.,L,tiw-kr ' 1 .L rs N 5 Vi A Hpage Thirteen ' f W- ' u f K-1 t X S -0 A - S ,X 5 LORRAINE PR-ONSTEIN I. 5. NX .. A, .f N ut' -,,. .1 X Laing Nighs of relief Yire heard' after petite J:oU,airk was' ordered 1 to. filetdowil' her nails for pejsonilx Wang,-remerrjyebty b5aYelet she made .wkhf em? But filing her :tails didn't keep her',,'at ' she mum 'laicipats in Art and Frlhh u meetings and serve on the Mothersi Tea Cdhmittee. . 5 5 1 1 5 .J .. J 1 " 1 .. LAWRENCE CARLETON Larry, slow and easy going, finds the major outlet for his accumu- lated energy in drumming. He has seen all the name bands. Noted for his jovial nature, this U. High- ite plans to go to Dartmouth, likes Chess Club, skiing, tennis, and surf- board riding. JAMES CHRISTENSEN Jim will long be remembered for his outstanding portrayal of "Sandy" in Hay Fever, th-e Dra- matic Club Play. He was president of Latin Club, vice-president of Science Club, in the Chess Club, and the National Honor Society. In '4I he added the duties of or- ganization editor ofthe "Bis", sales manager for German Club, actor in June Mad, rewrite on the Breeze, and member of Quill and Scroll. .- DAVID CODDON Whenever you hear of some up and coming movement around U. Hiqh, you can usually figure Davey is the spirit behind it. Who can doubt it when he belongs to Dramatic, Ger- man, Science, and Boys' U. Clubs, went out for football, was presi- dent of his sophomore class, and vice-president of his junior class. HELEN DANIELS Pa For future reference, please call her Bimsy as she was known in the Shanghai American School before she came here in January. Left a good record there: Glee Club, the Junior Class Play, proofreader on the Sh-Am, school paper, elemen- tary editor of the yearly, and junior class scribe. . ix! ,N ,N J ,a yd:- P5 X-'J - . I V -,lx N ge Fourteen , RICHARD BROWN After spending his first three years haunting the halls at Deephaven High, Dick came to U. High to finish his school career. Skiing and driving around in his Buick coupe are popular pastimes with him. He was trackman, a member of Science Club, and Camera Club. ELIZABETH CHREIMAN Betty seemed to have her fingers in everything. Her abilities varied from Dramatic Club Play roles to being a member of Girls' Club Cabi- net. Her talents were vested in Art Club, Glee Club, Speech Club, Sen- ate, Campus Breeze, Library Board, Girls' U. Club, Acme, and Senior Class Play. FREDERICK CLAPP A friend, an athlete, a leader, and an all around good man-that's Fred! He was president of Drago- men, treasurer of the Senate, junior class president, first team center for the football squad, and J. S. Committeeman. He was also on the basketball team, a member of Boys' U. Club, and of the June Mad cast. MARJORIE COLMAN With her smooth voice, Marge is headed for the top. She has all the elements necessary to attain her ambition of being a lawyer-per- sonality, reliability, and beautiful speech. She was vice-president and later president of the Speech Club. Other organizations she worked with were Dramatic Club, French Club, Latin Club, Band, and Library Board. JULIA DAVIS Judy was the Acme Apple winner of this year's class, she's also the girl who only had to come for morn- ing classes during her last year. Everyone who knows her is glad that she found U. High better than West and decided to return. She was chairman of the friendship committee on the Girls' Club Cabi- net and a member of Latin Club. tx 1 JEAN RUTH DAVIS Everyone knows Ruth! Her engag- ing smile and efficient manner have made her president of Acme, vice-president of tbe"Beaux Arts Club, and co-news editor of the Breeze. Ruth's other activities have been Dramatic Club, French Club, Latin Club, Girls' Club Cabinet, Glee Club, J. S. Committee, Quill and Scroll, Mothers' Tea Commit- tee, and ad-getter for the Bisbila. MARGARET DUNN Amiable Dunny as art editor of' both'the Campus Breeze and the Bisbila, dashed faroubnd in a maze of block-prints and picture-paste- ups, but managed to Fund time to be elected Art Club president. and become a member of the French, Dramatic, Girls' U., and Speech Clubs and of the Library Board. 'f WARREN ERNST A genius, a scholar, a wit, Breeze co-editor Ernst drove the whole staff to distraction with his crazy column B. C. lBefore Censoringl. Three-ring-circus-Ernie is quiclx on the trigger when it comes to lrnow- ing all the answers. Became 5 member of Quill and Scroll, went out for baslretball, and charmed the audience with his performances in Waltz Dream and June Mad. PA .1 235' ei1"?ifl'5 lrifegxt . 'vtfglr e h t c s wa ts beqfg, no mi a o , nd ex bi ion real he s me- owers. s spo s ed toy xigte igEift s- ow b wwlqry-,Bis , :gy ist and a mem e gpne, enate, C et anq' giucrl a uill n . x .ww N J - av X JJRL 6591 V Vgyk JACK GEIST Being treasurer of his class during his sophomore year, secretary- treasurer of Science Club, a mem- ber ot the Northwest Federation ot Student Councils, Senate, Drago- men, National Honor Society, Chess Club, and German Club all kept Jack a very busy man. He ought to reach the top at the rate he's go- ing! Nl X e' ' -Q 5 JUNE DOUST ' ' V We'll all remember 'Jurfe for her pep, her fun, her formal supper dance, and her '4I Pontiac! During her two year stay at U. High, she was in Dramatic Club, French Club, the operetta, Chonita, and the Li- brary Board. Next stop is Milwau- kee Downer: . D D TRICIAQQQYI5- e mtgtvity tit org orta hs' 'onsqh hretau 'air . ents. 'caans Besrl ti being! I, :tor ottgs' dsifch e r gb Bryn, and ' or BulletrnV s e W s. r gpeepl l ei2a1 , ESui?a1d,lQ cro , a x r,rary dl . Q J 'J . 1 J., S Q' 'fir 44 A1 BEVERLY FELDMANN Bev's our brown-eyed beauty who was crowned Minne Ha-cha, queen of the l940 carnival, Wahoo's Wig- wam, and was a cancan dancer tor the l94l Paul Bunyan Carnival. More power to her! This popular girl also edited the feature section of the Breeze and was in the French Club, Latin Club, and Quill and Scroll. DONALD FRASER As a swimmer, chess player, and math student, he's a killer-diller. Being president ot the Chess Club and co-captain ot the swimming team, member of Boys' U. Club, German Club, Latin Club, Science Club, band, and the tennis squad are all parts of Don's program. JOHN GEIST Big Dutch, sports page editor of the Campus Breeze, is known as a happy-go-lucky, friendly fellow whose colorful career at U. High is illustrated by his membership in Boys' U. Club, Dragomen, German Club, Quill and Scroll, football, traclr, and tennis teams, and his presidency of the Senate, and vice- presidency of the senior class. Page Fifteen f 'A I ' 1: KATHERINE GIRTON Speech Club can thank Secretary Kappy for her assistance in making this a red letter year in victories for the organization. She was also an active member ot Glee Club, Music Club, French Club, Dramatic Club, and Chess Club, took parts in the Senior Class Play and operetta, and was 'Feature editor tor the Bisbila. ANN HANNIGAN Hanna is labeled sophisticated- fun is her specialty! She's a whiz at French-maybe that's one of the reasons she was president of the French Club. Other activities in- cluded Stage Force, Latin Club, Library Board, and Mothers' Tea Committees. MARION HARVEY Familiarly known as Harv, this Acme girl has been one ot our hardest workin seniors. As vice-president bf Gigs' U. Club and properties manager for a Dramatic Club Play, she had ample opportunity to bully us. Other credits were Speech Club, German Club, Music Club, Library Board, and ad-chaser on the Bis- bila. S 2.1 UIRLEYQFIENDERSON , M I , 'I - Looking tgrwaid toi.carezr'in mer- fchandisipg :and buying, Shirley will take Breparatzgry work at Stevens College next fall. Going to pak Hall before her senior year, she Vwas'in Glee Club, Orchestra, and Owl Club. lt U. High she joined French Club, Speech Club, and ap- peared in Hay Fever. Ks CORINNE Hou A . ' C 4 .1 t KA It would take adage to do this gal justicejchairman ot th North- wes Federation C iftee se Q grph ge- 'taryltreasurer of Acme, cd-e ,itor ot the Bvreezgl Spee Club, Dfama ' C.lub,,Geiman Clu ,Glee Clijplai tional .Horrob Society,WQurI and Scroll, J."S. Comtmilzi, lfperetta, alniigenior Class 'Flay were just a New of accomplisxhmenth ' v' 2 1, Page Sixteen JEROM E HALSTEAD Jerry is one of the privileged 'Few who has lasted six years at U. High. His many activities included Speech Club, Dramatic Club, Dramatic Club Play, Stage Door, operetta, Waltz Dream, German Club, Latin Club, band, swimming, and report- ing tor the Breeze. .- I .. l,1.N- K f ' ' Q . K' iJC--rs I .5 i . --sv. i ' xy..-Y of-' 1 LN ,fl 'LA ff'1C"4c- 'kt.."j. A 1 'A .MA Y HARDFNQ , k- 1 -'p V J x J B L ' x i 4- . - k Q ,,g 5 1. his na will probably appear in -5,g'l,ea,di,n!1Eer?'QkaIxs medaylunder , ,the title of iterary C:htt'c','t6r Mary ,di Gy, iragmtin-this n. "Kt'A'lSgrg he: high 'sc oats ip, A kLit':ZI,mer-issitpyyegjed French, .Cu , Latin b, ramatic Clgb. :Af t''9rec2e, an lSiHafy'Bo'ard. - ,g. . ...f s-uw-. i ,N A K ,S 5 ... . si H A t xl ELTNOR HEAIJY s - Elinor has spent tive, busylyears at U. High since she entered'l1'T the eighth grade. She has established a notable reputation here: rated Acme, was treasurer of Girls' Club, did rewrite for the Breeze, was edi- tor of the Bulletin and member ot the J. S. Committee, Quill and Scroll, Latin, French, Dramatic, and Glee Clubs. JAMES HENLY There's nothing that needs to be written about Jim-everybody knows what he did during his last three years at U. High-member ot Dramatic Club, French Club, track team, Quill and Scroll, Senate, casts ot Pyqrnalion, Stage Door, Hay Fever, Belle of Bagdad, Cho- nita, and associate editor ot the Breeze. FRED isAAcs " What a man! Beat all the other boys in a beard growing contest and was crowned Paul Bunyan ot the greater U. High carnival, l94I. Besides being noted tor his danc- ing and for driving his car to school every day, Fred was a regular U. High-ite tor tour years. PHYLLIS . 1 qi . ' gigqgii I Q esi i n ear for jive h e seri mu ' , as ' wn by Lpar ' in 59 Ie if as, ther cre 14, e am tic Cliiid ' X C b, of s as president. 5 Sag?-5,2 - , JEAN KELSEY Jean has high ideals-she wants to be an air hostess. After going through U. High she'll be well equipped to meet the stiff qualifi- cations required. She displayed her artistic slrill in Beaux Arts Club and was also on the Library Board. BETTY KUEHN Next year will find Betty industri- ously learning all about business in her course at Cable's Business School in St. Paul. Her favorite hobby is knitting, but she lilies ,sports of all kinds, especially swim- ming. Secretaryship of the Latin Club and worlr on the Library Board occupied much of her time at U. High. v Nwwll 1, I sArhiELLLEtadls WJ lf WM' US tlOW he . Sam ten- 'l:l'OI'1 Qy vm s . - , ,rw-1 ,, I , X ' 4. P B- .. x ,LM , n h.A vjfkjv f ' 1 I l ,Y , V an ,. GAY.fUE'lOHNTS0N""' ' ,il i .1 .rv ww U' '-" . ,- ,Beaux Arts N b, and at Ste -r' Ygiils Colle e s e wants to Qovoxnbin I thisffi 'She was l a niistent i i mytfber beiid ygrmgt of mtv "'A'soci ,kedice cdmmittgm 'di on Mo ers' Tea Commifteesi AJ- K .v-f' 5' , 1. ,,, f g A W' Q -K J . f i .r V I , .-1 J J. M, , If . f l Wk U 'X I' AJ J MILAND KNAPP2. i A f' If Miland talxes drchitecture at the U. of M., he has a head start, for he has already designed several model houses. He also gained ex- perience in school by stage design- ing for the Dramatic Club Play, Hay Fever, by working on the Stage Force, and by being a member of the Beaux Arts Club. LORRAINE LEO Outside activities lrept this gal busy, but she still found time to join Latin Club and to hand in Breeze assignments before the deadline. Leo just loves to laugh when she isn't dancing or going to Tri-Tuck meetings. CAROL LOWE Life will never be dull for versatile Carol. She acts, composes music, plays the piano, sings, swims, dances, designs, and malces some ' of her own clothes. Her activities included being president of Dra- matic Club, a star in Stage Door and .lune Mad, District winner of Speech Club, and a member of French Club and Library Board. BETTY McGOUGH Probably no girl has had her name more frequently mispronounced than this cute graduate, who has everything composing what is com- monly lrnown as "it". Betty was a member of the J. S. Committee, the Library Board, Latin Club, and French Club, and wrote several fea- ture articles for the Breeze. Page Scvcntcen V X5 ie picgssessesfirartlkticx alentsf er geyzi-lg ifliough the ge'-darned! 'l X initiation, she becameuai ember I FRED McNEE Sports led in Mac's list of U. High activities. He went in for wrestling, track, football, Library Board, Boys' U. Club, and was vice-president of Senate during his junior year, art editor of the Breeze, and secretary of Dragomen. Dzamllosecii, LL Knew utzi. to EWSIHIHLER H I Pretty as her pictur Pee e s ent Qnsave LQ1,ofv since our ec: t ' id 'o o o t e Cl QM? eTkKS'Ik"'m""c , e lu , i ra d, G Boar orce an ch i of ag ., s Qmthe S ei?'mth s' Tear? kr BCLK? 0. ,MQ I-ous, P2.zUJs.2. ELAINE NAFTALIN Elaine likes her football from the sidelines but in French Club, Moth- ers' Tea Committee, and Breeze re- porting, the tables were turned. With nothing special in mind for the future, she intends to attend some college. To most of her friends she is known as "Freckles" or "Nappy". ANNA MAY NIEMANN Coming to U. High from Oak Hall during her senior year, Ann made quite a place for herself with her friendly smile and studious ways. She belonged to the German Club and the Science Club, and at Oak Hall was in the Owl Club and the Orchestra. JANE OLSON Janie was U. High's famous note- book artist. Classes were sometimes disrupted by a crowd swarming around to catch a glimpse of her latest masterpiece. She was also active in the French Club. Jack's been the important man in her life for two years now. Page Eighteen JOHN MERRILL When the squad went out on the football field, Big Jim claims he always put "Barrel" in first to scare the other team. John received mer- its for track, swimming, and golf, and was a member of Boys' U. Club, German, Chess, and Science Clubs, and Library Board. FRAYDA MYERS Frayda has carved a niche for her- self in the U. High hall of fame. She was a consistent, reliable work- er who divided her time among the Campus Breeze, Quill and Scroll, Girls' Club Cabinet, and Dramatic Club, and acted as treasurer and vice-president of Speech Club and chairman of Speakers Committee of N.W.F.S.C. RICHARD NELSON At high school in Williston, North Dakota, Dick made a good record in his sophomore and junior years. U. High agreed he was really on the beam. He plays a "mean" cornet, and keeps his scholastic average well above par. Chess Club, basketball, and presiding as treas- urer of Model Airplane Club took up Dick's time. RICHARD NOLAND Dick is well known around the Alma Mater for his talents at the piano, -boogie-woogie, concert, jazz, swing-anything you want. He can beat out! That he has executive ability is shown by his acting as advertising manager of the Breeze, senior and junior class treasurer, Senate representative, and J. S. Committeeman. ANN O'ROURKE Annie, as she is known in these parts, is one of U. High's late comers. Arriving from Portland, Oregon in her junior year, she has made a great record. She's a riot to work with. Just ask anyone who was on the Library Board or Mothers' Tea Committee. WILLIAM PARRISH Sports seem to be the main item in Big BiII's life-he prefers golf, track, football, and basketball. Ac- cordingly he's a Boys' U. Club mem- ber and has been since his sopho- more year. A lot of his time has been spent reporting for the Cam- pus Breeze, helping Pat and Elinor edit the school Bulletin, and taking part in Chess Club and Quill and Scroll. ROY PIEPER This lad really got around. How's this tor a record? .I. S. Committee, wrestling, track, football, German Club, vice-president of Dragomen, and from vice-president to presi- dent of Boys' U. Club. Pipe was well known for his outstanding sense of humor. MARY JAYNE RICHARDSON Cooking and sewing are Babe's hob- bies. She wants to be a dietitian- sounds like the domestic type jplugj. Coming 'From Washburn, she sampled U. High, liked it, and stayed here 'for her junior and sen- ior years. It will be college for Babe next year. RICHARD RIEKE Riek's the U. High man-about- town. Before coming here he spent a glorious year at St. Paul Central. At U. High he had to his credit basketball, football, and tennis- in spite ot an injured shoulder. Sci- ence Club member and 1. S. Com- mitteeman, Boys' U. Club enthusi- ast and member ot June Mad cast, he wants to go to California and attend U.C.L.A. PATRICIA ROBBINS Armed with her piano-playing abil- ity and her desire to become a concert pianist, Patty ought to go far. She has been an asset to French Club, Music Club, and Girls' Club Council. She did her bit for Glee Club and Dramatic Club-was ac- companist tor Chonita, and the Waltz Dream. She ants. a int i or If h ti . i fn In S ' he PAUL PICCARD You'd think Pic could get all "A's" without any work at all, the way he towers above his teachers I6'6"j. He was one of the stars of Dra- matic Club Play, Stage Door, as well as the Senior Class Play: was also Grand "Pooh-bah" of Chess Club, and member of French Club and Speech Club. Went out for basketball. CHARLES PRATT Charley was our well-known swim- ming manager. Through his dili- gent efforts he earned a letter and became a member of Boys' U. Club. He joined the band and played the clarinet: now he beats it out on the drums. Science Club, Chess Club, and German Club completed his activities. ' ' o Qin ooRQBSs7Rle9ggcI5?Q5x fted s.QGE2,v..sirvs ..-SWE worked n s' Te Com r s EW s a ember F . vin sign Su Sc las 'ar, a r1- ter t :versity sota next ETHEL RING SO dn O 6 corat ld we er U High as on ral serv: m ee, ' e cience CI xxand, n r pho ye was a member ch Debate CI . of DAVID RONDESTVEDT Dave will have memoirs a-plenty ot his high school days, judging from his record. Besides partici- pating in Chess Club, Speech Club, Science Club, French Club. Dragomen, Campus Breeze, Na- tional Honor Society, and toot- ball, he was a member of U. High's debate team which did so well this year. Page Nineteen MAIRJQRIE ROSENBERG Oje of the persons responsible for the candid pictures and can- did remarks in the feature sec- tion of the "B' ", Mesge has been a member 0? French Club tor three years. Worked with Girls' Club Cabinet, Library Board, and has been on the Mothers' Tea Committee three successive years. EUGENIE SAMPSONQ i 5 The tebd 'which raged between the Bisbila and the Breeze had Genie in a spot tm' she was a .fmember ot both .organi!5tions. Between tazdin' times, she took part in Speech Club, Dramatic Club, French Club, Latin Clpb, Acme, Waltz Dream, and was the all impgrtant general chairman ot the Seniors' Mothers' Tea. JOHN SCHOELKOPF The great "Dodds", as he is known by his friends, is handy in shop, which may be why he plans to be a toolmaker. Coming from West High in his junior year, he has been out 'For track so he could ably pursue his "lndian squaw" from Southwest High. I 4 I 4 '- Q- 4 BEIFTY ANN SERRILL 4Ari original U. High seventh grad- er,7 Betty was a consistent worker oy the Campus Breeze. Her six years have been active ones, in- ,cludin Girls' Club Cabinet and 9 :lCounciI, Glee Club, Junior High Girls' Club Treasurer, and Girls' U. Club. RAY SHANNON U. High will be losing a valuable backfield man in football and a brilliant basketball player who also went out for track. Deservingly he was made secretary-treasurer of Boys' U. Club, was business manager of the Breeze, a mem- ber ot German Club, and Library Board. ROBERT SAGE Block hard, tackle, and mow 'em down were Cap's battle cries, 'For just as his nickname indicates, he was captain ot the football team, co-captain of the wrestling team during his junior year, and a mem- ber ot Boys' U. Club. In his senior year he edited the boys' sports section of the Bisbila and took part in the Senior Class Play. WAYNE SANDBERG Sandy was one of U. High's most successful stags - but 'for how long? He likes swimming: in fact he was on the team tor three years. Other interests included Dramatic Club, French Club, Glee Club, football, and wrestling. Claims he worked hard in sopho- more year so he could have fun as a senior. HERMAN SEIBERT Vocal chords were well used by Hermie in his years at U. High. Cheerleading at the football games, singing and acting as pres- ident in the Glee Club, parts in Waltz Dream and Senior Class Play, and acting in the Dramatic Club are examples. Also interested in French Club, Camera Club, Chess Club, and Science Club. iKATHRYN,,S.EXTON You cgn be sure of franknss from Kay. Her ability to see through people is nothing short ot amaz- iqg. Dramatic Club, French Club, Glee Club, Latin Club, Girls' U. Club, and Speech Club make up Kay's list. Her younger tfrotherfand sister are finding this record hard to beat. . VIRGINIA SHATTUCK Shad missed tive good years at U. High, or should we say U. High missed five good years of her. Coming from West High in her senior year, it didn't take her long to become a member ot French Club and a typical U. High steady. ,bi9xfS 1, -- ' 9 Page Twenty A. Sinai v SSL BARBARA SHIELY Even the trials and tribulations of life don't bother this gal. With Barb's personality and talent any- body could be a concert accom- panist, and that's exactly what she plans to do. Will study at St. Catherine's College. Was in Chess Club, French Club, Latin Club, and helped with the humor section of last year's Bisbila. ROBERT SPRAFKA To see Spraf shoot baslrets leaves little doubt as to why he was chosen captain of the '4l baslcet- ball team. Plus this, he made a good half back in football, joined the German Club, and was mem- ber of Boys' U. Club and J. S. Committee. Next stop is Notre Dame, luclcy boy! NsrRN,J ff 's he l t a ailed ot ki ool vil on- ndt' just efo stmpl, bef re V ntin s Day he .c C , , he c d. war 5 f h's val in is V-8 wr h Irs ' sota rouser horn. He is also entified by his famed baby talk. 3,1- wiifwffrs . bl a sc W becaus of er per al- , r pe hef fm - roo i e. Sh so fo ,wp t g r he finafi, of rench act as stag man- a er or n T' g ? o'rk the 'ti' ty Bo fd, d e charge of fit in ' s f ' e Juniors' other ea. l . fir f . for DOROTHY TWEED Life on a college campus comes next for "Speedy Tweedy". We're sure that anyone so full of fun and friendliness will be as popu- lar there as she was at U. High while working in Glee Club, Latin Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, and the Library Board. 2 HELENE SILVERMAN Helene, a marvelous dancer, we'lI remember for leading the La Con- ga so many times, for her trim figure, and for being a confidant to everyone in need. She's helped straighten out many problems that preyed on the minds of her class- mates. Plans to be a dress de- signer. JANE STINCHFIELD Stinky is U. High's renowned lmit-wit, as well as an up and coming dramatist. She was a member of Dramatic Club, Speech Club, and Carnival Board, a Breeze reporter, co-social service chair- man of Girls' Club, member of June Mad cast, and co-senior edi- tor of the Bisbila. WILLMA TAYLOR Bindy entered U. High in her sen- ior year. She came from Red- ford High School in Detroit, Mich- igan, where she excelled in speech. She's a gal who really enjoys life. May her easy going sense of hu- mor always smooth her path, even with "troublesome" teachers! ROBERT TURNER Acting as vice-president of Chess Club in his junior year, Bob is rumored to be no slouch in -play- ing the game. He was also sec- retary of the Science Club one year, a member of German Club, and a steady competitor on the swimming team. LOWELL VOSS Tall, dart, and handsome - in- gredients tit for a queen. He's quiet, but full of pep and a won- derful dancer. Bud seemed to crowd most of his extra-curricu- lar activities into his sophomore year-German Club, Band, Music Club, basketball, and had three years' experience in wrestling. Page Twenty-one JOHN WALLIS "Stretch" Ionly 6 ft. 4 ins.l, be- ing a most valuable player as center on the basketball squad, was awarded all-conferente recog- nition. Also favored football, ten- nis, and track. Besides being a very lilceable fellow, Jaclt was vice- president of the German Club and a member of the Boys' U. Club. LAVERNE WESCOTT She's a good dancing partner, cute, and a lot of fun. What more could you want? Yes, she has a carl Lovey was a member of Sci- ence Club, German Club, Library Board, Latin Club, and Stage Force. During the St. Paul Winter Carnival she proved her slrill as a drum majorette. KARIN WIESE She's tall, she's tan, she's te:- rific-that's Karin. Maybe you no- ticed that blonde around U. High's halls. If not she was probably in French Club or German Club meet- ings or busy managing the Bis- biIa's finances. She came from West in her junior year. Lexi. I- +I-MLM X 'K,in V I ,I X lg Jxv J bi' ki' . ".- J , vu, J' JI V A 1- I . 1 . - kxox- ' 'X I ,W I. Pa gc Twenty-two JUDD WELLIVER "An outdoor man" describes Judd perfectly! When he isn't in school, you can be sure he's hunting, fish- ing, or studying forestry. Keep your eye on this 'Future conserva- tionist! He was a member of Boys' U. Club, J. S. Committee, and in sports took to basketball, football, and track. VIRGINIA WEYL With her looks and talents, our senior class secretary is sure to succeed. Full of fun and friendli- ness, Wee Wee was co-news Edi- tor of the Breeze, vice-president of the French Club, secretary of the J. S. Committee, General Chair- man ofthe Juniors' Mothers' Tea, and a member of Acme and Quill and Scroll. Q34 'u .-X' 5' X, bafgrg 1 l"' Z it tv - Y K5W-C - 's ZUHJLZZQWCQWZICW qcwik- Q mme fm Memwlaw Y T 7 X, fi, ,ff X 15 ml RF? Wall Stern Wells Muntcan D. Nelson, Clare, Woodward. 2nd ROW: Tyler, Kotilinek, 8. Lynch, Patterson Watson N Rose Matovitz, TOP: 4th ROW: Brittain, Perl, V. Olson, Menz, Miller, R. Whitmore, Rydell, Prest, R. Rose, Ohrbeck. 3rd ROW: Marvin, Noah, S. Taylor, .C I . - . Montonna, 'Peilen,'Washburn', S. Nesbit. Ist ROW: Turnquist, Tanz, Rifkin, Strouse, Mr. Micheels, Zack, M Truman. BOTTOM: 4th ROW: Hustleby, Cairns, Noren, Emmons, Breidenbach, Hyams, Eckhotf, Legler, Cerney, Dumas. David, Hart, Martin, Kennedy, Carpenter, Firestone, Fesler, Koalska. 2nd ROW: Calva, Erickson, Carnes, Diehl bert, Hartnett, Ferree, Davidson, Childs. Ist ROW: Cardozo, F. Bouthilet, P. Shannon, vice-pres., J. Friedell Coddon, treas., R. Harris, Larson, Critchfield, Christofferson. Not in picture: Gardner, M. Norris, Power, Schaefer, R. Smith, Stoven, W. Taylor, Gordon, Johnson, Kurtz, sec. Next ,Vear's leaders Jerry Friedell . . , ....., President Shulom Kurtz. .. ..., Secretary Peggy Shannon . . .. .. ,Vice-President Marge Coddon ,..,........ ......, T reasurer Sponsoring the Paul Bunyan Queen Contest, the dances atter basketball games, the pop concession at the carnival, and collecting class dues constitute the "means" used by this very ambitious junior class ot 90 members to earn money tor the Junior-Senior Prom. Held on May 23rd at the Cotlman Memorial Union, the prom proved to be everything that had been anticipated. Glad Olinger, U. l'ligh's idol in the band directing field. swung out to the satistaction ot the dancers. 1 Jane Parks was the class's choice as a candidate tor the Carnival Queen and Katie Washburn was made chairman ot this year's Juniors' Mothers' Tea Committee. Miss Hendrickson and Mr. Micheels, after observing these juniors during the past year, say they're destined tor big things as U. l-ligh's next graduating class. Kinnon, J. Parks, Otterholm, 3rd ROW: Appel, H. Berquist, Rhodes, Mary Dunn, L. Engel- pres., Miss Hendrickson, M. Page Twenty-tive TOP: 3rd ROW: Sturre, J. Allen, Abbott, G. Setzer, Trollen, Cole, Boquist. 2nd ROW: West, Moberg, G. Perl, Seaberg, Murray, Thorne, Scheunemann, Pearson. lst ROW: Thori, D. Piccard, P. Sexton, M. Stern, Marcus, Tucker, M. Merrill, Thune, Scallon. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: J. Allen, Baird, Faricy, Learned, Hastings, Hartinger, Egeland, S. Dunn. Znd ROW: M. Boberg, Field, F. Harris, Gleeson, Bryant, H. Johnson, M. Lynch, M. Henly. Ist ROW: J. Hersey, Howey, MacRae, v.-pres., Gaver, sec., Miss Day, Leaf, pres., J. Stone, treas., King, Dahlstrom. Not in picture: G. Barry, L. Clark, Henderson, Hubbell, Jenkins, Michel, Pierce, J. Anderson, J. Gerber, B. Myers, M. Sexton, Sidney, F. Wood. l Well 00 Meir Pag e Twenty-six Way Bob Leaf . . . , ,.... President .lane Gaver . .. .,.. Secretary Don MacRae . . . . .Vice-President Jim Stone .. .... Treasurer "Savant Sophs we're known as, but we ain't proud!" Such modesty from the tenth grade, where the otiicers rule over 60 students. is very commendable considering their extra-curricular activities this year. For recreation in the tall quarter an outdoor get-together in the torm ot a pow-wow was sponsored by the class. Everyone had such a good time that the tenth graders- plan to have the same kind ot entertainment every year. Miss Margaret Day, the amiable adviser to the class, says that she thinks it a good idea. At Paul Bunyan's Fun Frolic the class took over the selling ot that all-around tavorite, ice cream. As candidates tor Queen ot Paul Bunyan's Carnival, the sophomores nominated Jane Gaver and Janet Anderson. The Mothers' Tea Committee was headed by Barbara King. TOP: 3rd ROW: G. Barry, J. Bray, Hoffman, Briggs, B. Bergquist, Furnefl, D. Engelbert, Brink. 2nd ROW: Doyle, Alden, J. Ahrens, Harty, Bev. Brown, Emslie, Bohlig, R. Johnson. lst ROW: Daubney, Carselle, Barb. Brown, De Vine, Gil. Friedell, R. Cranston, A. Brown, Button. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: Bowyer, W. Tilden, C. Brown, Barrows, L. Nelson, Footh, Kamiske, Cleveland, B. Pierce, Rob. Nelson, Ralph Nelson 2nd ROW: Paulson, Randolph, Kildow, Reedy, S. Jesness, N. Parks, Holmes, Metzger, Scammon, Undine, Schmidt. lst ROW: M. Pieper Nuwash, J. Whitmore, Amberg, Mr. Dugan, D. Sage, Baker, Sue Nesbit, Pritzker, Rydell. Not in picture: Stone, Wright, Jean Roberts. Si fy Fr bndy Freshmen John Amberg . .. ,..... President Bart Baker ..,. ..,. S ecretary Judd Whitmore ... ...Vice-President Donald Sage ..... ,.,. T reasurer "Send your Western Union Telegrams here! The charge is only a dime, two nickels, ten pennies-the chance ot a lifetime!" This chant was shouted by the ninth grade "messengers" as they ran through the halls with their telegrams on the night ot Paul BQQlyan's Carnival. Proud ot their entrant to the race tor Carnival Queen, the treshmen hatlfbstannette Parks, Queen ot the Paul Bunyan Fun Frolic, crowned on March I as the candidate receiving the most votes. At their business meetings where Mr. Dugan took over the advisership, the class de- cided to have a class party which was held in the latter part ot the spring quarter as a tinal splurge to treshrnan days. Pa C Tvvent -seven Y Second Down, Four "Ya!1rs" To 6'o l "Aren't they great kids?" asks Mr. McCune, their adviser, as he proudly views the eighth graders speeding from class to class. When we think of the progressive Science Club that the class organized, we readily agree. The prospective ninth graders, with Edward Clapp, president, John Beatty, vice- president, and Margaret Beddall, secretary-treas- urer, boast of a shooting gallery at the carnival, of four successful parties at Shevlin, and of their Queen candidate, Margaret Beddall. Because all their enterprises so far have been successful, they feel that they can confidently say it's "second down, four 'yahrs' to go!" T 3d ROW: H. Setler, Buchta, Herreid, Levy, Read, Quigley, Tilden, Halvorson. 2nd ROW: J. Rigler, J. Pierce, J. Bcuthilet, E. Field, an C o Tinker, Joseph. Ist ROW: C. Rondestvedt, L. Nelson, E. Clapp, pres., Beddall, sec.-treas., Mr. McCune, Beatty, Pattridge, Sch a m ot th p cture: M. Allen, Locke, Maurer, T. Parrish, Conkey, G. Blake, Betty Rydell, Sartori. 2 d ROW: R. Hersey, F. Cerney, Joan Cranston, Libby, Krunsky, Gruner, Dicken. lst ROW: J. Lauer, I. Boberg, Goepfert, trees., Beck R King, pres., B. Pirsig, vice-pres., Page. n th p cture: N. Rigler, sec. Just Sfarffh ' . . And do you know how they print news- papers at the Star Journal and distribute mail at the Minneapolis Post Otfice?" lf you're in doubt, ask any seventh grader. After having taken sev- eral interesting excursions in the course of the year, they are all "experts," Just try them out and see for yourselfl President Richard King, Vice-president Bob Pirsig, Secretary Nancy Rig- ler, and Treasurer Mary Goepfert say that they also excel in giving first hand information on how to plan parties. Mr. Beck, ready, willing, and able adviser to the class, assisted them in their various activities. WMMMMMMWM mciwmeafawzplafm N N X f Q 7 S n YQ 59529 ' iifffwii M 'sw if JT GL 5, A TOP: STANDING: Christensen, Stinchfield, R. Sage. SEATED: Girton, 'd th S s ' Meri e , amp on, Ferrln. LOWER LEFT: STANDING: Wiese, F. Bouthilet. SEATED: R. Davis, M. Dunn. LOWER RIGHT: English, Lcwis, Rosenberg. Breezy Joarnehkfs "Friday is the deadline tor all Breeze assignments." This tamiliar phrase rang insistently in the ears ot our journalism students who work as reporters on the Campus Breeze. Under the supervision ot Miss Ber- tha I-landlan, Co-editors Corinne I-lolt and Warren Ernst, Associate Editor Jim I-lenly, Feature Editor Beverly Feldmann, Sports Editor John Geist, and News Editors Ruth Davis and Virginia Weyl have combined their etiorts in an attempt to streamline the makeup and vary it in each issue. Other statt members were: Diclc Noland, advertising manager: Ray Shannon, business manager: Pat English, ex- change editor: Margaret Dunn and Fred McNee, art editors: Elinor Healy and Jim Christensen, re- write editors. ln addition to their regular jobs, the Breeze and Bisbila statts, led by their brave and sarcastic edi- tors, toolc some time ott purely tor teudin' purposes. Peacetul joint-occupation ot the journalism ottice was achieved, however, atter hostilities ceased. l L We 're Responsible The statt ot the Bisbila was headed this year by Sam Lewis, editor-in-chiet. Jane Stinchtield and Pat Eng- lish were senior editors, and Florence Bouthilet was in charge ot the taculty section. Katherine Girton and Marjorie Rosenberg were feature editors, Jean Ferrin and Bob Sage handled the sports, and Eu- genie Sampson and James Christensen edited the organization section. Margaret Dunn, as art editor, was responsible tor the makeup, engraving pasteup, division pages, and cover design. Karin Wiese, busi- ness manager, lcept the budgets and tinance straight, and Ruth Davis handled the advertising. To help the statt along when the going was tough, Mrs. Claude Merideth acted as adviser. Merits should be given to juniors Gardner, I-lart, l-lartnett, Montonna, Norris, Power, Rhodes, Rydell, Strouse, Wells, and Watson, to typist Myers, and to student photographers Leat and Cairns. Around table left to right: Myers, Miss Handlan, Harding, Henly, Christensen, Noland, R. Shannon, M. Dunn. LOWER LEFT: Holt, Ernst. LOWER RIGHT: R. Davis, J. Geist, Weyl. Page Thirty-one ACME-TOP: Left to right: Holt, sec.-treas., Ferrin, R. Davis, pres., Miss McCracken, Miss Handlan, Healy, Weyl, Arntsen. DRAGOMEN: Standing: D. Rondestvedt, Marvin, John Geist, Lewis. Seated: Booth, Mr. Curtis, F. Clapp, pres., R. Pieper, Jack Geist. QUILL AND SCROLL: BACK: Henly, English, Myers, Lewis, John Geist, W. Parrish, Christensen, Weyl. FRONT: Ernst, Holt, Feldmann, R. Davis, Healy. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY - BOTTOM: Standing: Rondestvedt, Jack Geist. Seated: Christensen, Holt, Miss McCracken, Lewis. Page Thirty-two A fredii to Me School Headed by Ruth Davis as president, and Corinne Flolt as secretary-treasurer, the members ot Acme, the girls' honorary society, have been very active during the past year. Serving at P.T.A. meetings, discussing possible solutions tor stu- dent problems, and aiding the Red Cross have been some ot the ways the members have made themselves ot service. Bertha Flandlan and Miss Mary McCraclcen acted as advisers. Members elected in the winter quarter, not pic- tured, are Pat English, Eugenie Sampson, Betty Chreiman, Marion l-larvey, Peggy Shannon, and Katie Washburn. Monthly meetings ot Dragomen, the boys' hon- orary society, were devoted this year to discus- sion ot student problems at University l-ligh. President Fred Clapp, Vice-president Roy Pieper, and Secretary-treasurer Fred McNee were assisted by Adviser James F. Curtis in leading a campaign to build up a spirit ot cooperation and responsi- bility among the student body. New members were presented with Dragomen lceys at the banquet held at the Minnesota Union. Members elected too late to be included in the picture were: Seniors, Don Fraser and Warren Ernst: Juniors, Jerry Friedell and Bill Emmons. These industrious looking students are members ot Quill and Scroll, national high school journal- istic honor society. The students are U. l-ligh's top ranking journalists trom the senior and junior classes. The annual selection ot members is based on high scholarship and outstanding worlc on the two school publications: Campus Breeze, the schoolls monthly paper, and Bisbila, the school's year boolc. l-ligh scholarship at University l-ligh is rewarded by membership in the National Honor Society. About tive per cent ot each year's junior class quality tor election while approximately titteen per cent ot the senior class become members. Results ot the elections are announced each year at Commencement exercises, where the new jun- ior members customarily serve as ushers. fonversafionahkrs The members ot U. I-Iigh's Speech Club opened their activities tor the school year ot I94O44I with a speech testival. Events in debate, extem- poraneous spealcing, oratory, and interpretative reading toolc place in regular classrooms during the two days. The testival directed by Margaret Dunn, chairman: Marjorie Colman, president: Frayda Myers, vice-president-treasurer: and Kath- erine Girton, secretary was attended by represen- tatives trom Minneapolis and Lalce District schools. All the speech members this year participated in many contests. The debaters toolc an active part in many contests during the year: North, South, Vfest, Blalre, Cretin, Bloomington I-Iighs, and Minnehaha Academy were among those that were met in verbal combat. The other divisions ot the club entered the district meet held in Bloomington and were all rated 'lExcellent,l' and as a result they competed in the regional meet at St. Cloud. With Mr. Gerald Voellcer and Mr. Ray Kehl as advisers, members ot the declamation, debate, and radio groups ot the Speech Club have worlced to improve their techniques. learned Zibmrlhns UI-low do you tind an item in the Readerls Guide?" MI-low do you use the card catalogue?" "Where are the baclc-number Time magazines kept?" The answers to these and many other questions are common lrnowledge to the members ot the library board. This organization talces care ot much ot the mechanical end ot running the li- brary. There are three librarians tor each period. Each one ot these persons has a ditterent job assigned to him. One ot the jobs is to help students tind baclc-number magazines in the old magazine seca tion. At the reserve deslr, the second librarian checlcs in and out boolcs that can be Irept only one period. The third job is at the circulation deslc where all other boolrs in the library are checlred. The head librarian, Miss Mabel Jack- man, and her assistant, Miss Alice Domier, teach the students how to use the tacilities in our li- brary. TOP: RADIO: BACK ROW: K. Sexton, Harding, Hart, Ferree, Montonna, Matovitz, Henderson, Eckhoff. Ist ROW: Harvey, Margaret Dunn, Chreiman, Robbins, Arntsen, S'I P 'I E I' h iverman, ei en, ng is . DEBATE: BACK ROW: D. Rondestvedt, Myers Ivice-pres.J, Colman Ii-NCS-I. ISI ROW! Girton fsec.I, Mr. Voelker, Kurtz. , READING: BACK ROW: C. Bray, Mr. Kehl, Holt, G. Cerney. Znd ROW: Davidson, Rrfkin, Firestone, Dumas, Hyams. Ist ROW: Strouse, Lowe, Sampson, Strnehfield. 3rd ROW: English, Harvcy, Colman, Hyams, Truman, Wescott, Kennedy, Koalska. 2nd ROW: Merrill, Peilen, Tweed, Miss Jackman, O'Rourke, Stinchfield, H. Ahrens. Isl ROW: Kelsey, Rifkin, Davidson. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: R. Miller, MeGough, Lowe, Thomas, Chreiman, Zack. 2nd ROW: Noren, Kuehn, Rosenberg, Dunn, C. Bray. Ist ROW: Harding, Mary Dunn, Norris. INSET: M. Shannon. Page Thirtyfthrcc 6 l Parisian Style When your best beau asks, "Voulez-vous prome- ner avec moi ce soir?" instead ot his usual "Flow about a stroll tonight, l-lona' Chile?", don't be too disturbed. lt's only the remarkable intluence ot the French enthusiasts at U. High. Anyone who is taking French at the present time or who has taken it in the past is eligible tor membership in the French Club. The otticers tor this year were: Ann l-lannigan, president: Vir- ginia Weyl, vice-president: Jane Gaver, secre- tary: and Elizabeth Thomas, treasurer. They planned, among other activities, the traditional French Club Christmas party. Every member looked torward to this gala attair where Pere Noel dis- tributed gittsg atter games and carol singing, re- freshments were served. The Night Club concessions were very enthusi- Page Thirty-tour Rose. 3rd ROW: Naftalin, McGough, B Lynch, R. Miller, G. Cerney, English, 2nd ROW: H. Ahrens, Lowe, Doust, Scammon, B. Rydell, Peilen, Martin, verman, Hartnett, R. Harris, McKinnon, N. Parks, Sue Nesbit, F. Bouthilet. Donald, Shiely, Eckhoff, Hart, Harding, Hartnett, R. Harris, Kennedy, Christof- ferson. 2nd ROW: A. Brown, D. Engel- bert, Alden, J. Ahrens, King, Dahlstrom, J. Hersey, Critchfield, Howey. Ist ROW: Bronstein, M. Coddon, Turnquist, Weyl, vice-pres., Hannigan, pres., Miss Walker, Thomas, treasurer, Cardozo, Strouse, Gir- ton. astically received. The entertainment included a troupe ot beautitul can-can dancers, Sampson and l-lalstead in their tamous Conga number, and, as a special attraction, a dramatization ot 'lSalomie and the Lion." ln this skit, l.eo, the raging lion, gracetully succumbed to the charms ot the heroic and mastertul l-lindu Prince. Miss Mary Jo Walker, the club's adviser, doesn't rec- ommend that you try this unless you're an old hand at training wild animals. At their bi-monthly meetings, the club had many interesting programs-tor example, a talk on South America given by a student teacher ot Spanish who had spent many years in Panama. With these varied activities the U. l-ligh French students balanced their year's program ot work, study, and tun. TOP: 4th ROW: Firestone, Fesler, C. Brown, Cole, R. Rydell, J. Henly, N. Feldmann, Wiese, J. Olson, Murray. Sampson, Truman, Washburn, S. Nesbit. lst ROW: Tanz, .l. Parks, Rosenberg, Sil- BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: Davidson, Mac- Real Romans To those persons who have wondered where the renowned calce that was rattled ott at carnival time came trom, we now introduce the Latin Club and its adviser, Miss Eleanor Marlowe. Miss Marlowe's cakes have become an important tradition at car- nival time and have bolstered the club's tinances. A tish-pond sponsored by the Romans at Paul Bunyan's Fun Frolic was also a benetit. With the help ot the money made at the carnival and from club dues, the traditional Latin Club Ban- quet was held again this year in May. The mem- bers tried to act as much like authentic Romans as possible with Roman tood in Roman style. En- tertainment tor this banquet is traditionally sup- plied by speeches, movies, or Latin students them- selves, and the banquet is always regarded as a big atlair. One ot the time honored institutions ot U. l-ligh, the Latin Club, was started to present to the stua dents phases ot the language and ot Roman lite that weren't included in the classworlc. Every person who takes Latin automatically is a member ot the club, which entitles him to come to the tourth hour meetings and to wear a Latin Club pin. Programs on such subjects as Roman houses, Ro- man children, parties and dress in old Rome were given at these meetings, and in the regular class periods. Sometimes Roman games or games built on the use ot Latin words were played by club members. Phyllis Jesness as president, Diclc Noland as vice- president, Betty Kuehn as secretary, and Florence Bouthilet as treasurer guided the programs and ac- tivities ot the club this year. TOP: 3rd ROW: C. Brown, Moberg, John Allen, Hustleby, Noah, Faricy, Boquist. 2nd ROW: Learned, N. Rose, Firestone, Peilen, Leo, Truman, Cardozo, Otterholm, P. Sexton. lst ROW: Scammon, Brink, Holmes, S. Jesness, Emslie, Zack, M. Stern, Marcus, Metzger, Davidson. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: H. Johnson, Baird, Leaf, Doyle, J. Allen, Egeland, Gleeson, Hartnett. 2nd ROW: McGough, Baker, Briggs, Hoffman, Bryant, Tucker, M. Henly, Dahlstrom, Ferree, P. Field. lst ROW: Arntsen, Dumas, Harding, F. Bouthilet, Miss Marlowe, Noland, Kuehn, Daubney, M. Boberg, J. Hersey. Page Thirty tive Der Deutsche lferelh The average personls conversation in German is usually confined to "Gesundheit!" and "Dante- shonlfl but the members of the German Club, in- fluenced by Jaclc Geist, president: Jaclc Wallis, vice-president: Betty Koalska, secretary-treasurer: and Miss Lucy Will, adviser, have improved their powers immensely this year. The purpose of the club is to foster a feeling of fellowship among the students enrolled in German and its aim seems to have been accomplished. Every German student automatically becomes a member and there are no dues, which makes the German Club one of the larger organizations in the school. The all important money situation was solved this year by the sale of hot dogs and confetti at Paul Bunyan's Fun Frolic. The Carnivalites were in the mood for the treasury showed a marlced profit. Page Thirty six TOP: 3rd ROW: Wallis, vice-pres., Muntean, Menz, Prest, Wiese, S. Taylor, Ferrin. 2nd ROW: Purnell, Eckhoff, Mar- cus, Koalska, sec.-ireas., Miss Will, Jack Geist, pres., J. Stone, Sturre. lst ROW: G. Setzer, J, Friedell, Scheunemann, Du- mas, Amberg, Ralph Nelson, G. Friedell, Randolph. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: D. Piccard, B. Pierce, Cardozo, Wescott, Truman, D. Sage. 2nd ROW: Emmons, Childs, P. Shannon, Miss Will, Rifkin, Diehl, Chris- tensen. 3rd ROW: Matovitz, Montonna, Mary Dunn, Koalska, Wallis, Jack Geist, M. Merrill, R. Miller. Most of the proceeds of the German Club's busi- ness deals are used for the scholarships which are awarded each year at Commencement. The princi- pal, members of the personnel department, and Fraulein Will decide on the students to whom the awards are to be given on the basis of exceptional ability in German and leadership in school activi- ties. Each scholarship amounts to fifteen dollars, or one quarters tuition at U. l-ligh, and it is required that the student talce German while enjoying the scholarship. Chief Justice John P. Devaney has made the awards official by affixing the documents with the seal of the State of Minnesota. The German Club also sponsors annually a large get-together in the form of a party or picnic. This is open to all U. l-ligh students and is famous for its good food and enjoyable entertainment. TOP: 4th ROW: K. Sexton, Colman, Erick- son, Learned, R. Miller, Thomas, Stinch- field, Chreiman, M. Dunn, Watson, J. Henly. 3rd ROW: Harvey, Davidson, Peilen, Matovitz, Eckhoff, Cerney, J. Parks, Stoven, Larson, Otterholm, H ams 2nd ROW: Holt, Rifkin, amp on, on- tonna, Martin, Hart, Truman, Cardozo, Ferree Seibert lst ROW' S He er on G P Howey, Strouse, Firestone. HAY FEVER SNAPS All ot U. l'iigh's aspiring Sarah Bernhardts and John Barrymores head straight tor the Dramatic Club where they hope that maybe a talent scout might see them and send them ott to stardom. Seriously, however, the University High School Dramatic Club is beneticial to students who wish to develop their dramatic abilities. Tryouts are held at the beginning ot each year, and the results allow only those who show some dramatic ability to become members. The numerous meetings held during the year were devoted mainly to business and entertainment tur- nished by the members themselves. The otiicers elected this year were: Carol Lowe, president: Mar- jorie Dumas, vice-president: and John Marvin, seca retary-treasurer. Adviser Voellcer was able to give the club members many excellent suggestions and did tine workin directing the plays. Several times this year the Dramatic Club presented one act g .,, Behind ffre Foofhylrfs plays as entertainment at the all-school assemblies, and at the Carnival, club members entertained stua dents and patrons with a one act play, The Rock Bench. The high point ot the Club's program ot the year was the production ot its annual play, Hay Fever, a comedy by Noel Coward: this event took place toward the end ot the tall quarter. To allow a greater number ot the members to participate in the biggest production ot the year, the play had ditterent casts on the two nights that it was given. Playing important roles were Gwendolyn Cerney, John Menz, Marjorie Dumas, Bill Appel, Sally Da- vidson, James l-lenly, Connie Matovitz, Marilyn Stoven, Jim Christensen, Isabel l-lyams, Jane Parks, Corinne Holt, Shirley Henderson. and Phyllis Fire- stone. The Dramatic Club was well repaid tor its ettorts by the attendance and applause with which Hay Fever was received. rage Th irtv-s n Page Thirty-eight GLEE CLUB-TOP: 3rd ROW: J. Anderson, Montonna, Thorne, Patterson, Pratt, Marvin, Muntean, Schaefer, Gaver. 2nd ROW: Girton, Fesler, Hyams, Greer, V. Olson, Menz, Woodward, Wall, Truman, Engelbert. Ist ROW: Mary Dunn, Matovitz, Stoven, Ferree, Seilsert, pres., Robbins, vice-pres., Mr. Silverthorne, Chreiman, Holt, Sampson. Music Makers The people you saw putting on their coats atter fifth hour weren't cutting classesl They were members ot U. l-ligh's Glee Club who were pre- paring tor their daily trelq over to Pattee. Perhaps the most outstanding accomplishment ot the choir that meets in Pattee l-lall under the direction ot Mr. Silverthorne was their operetta, A Waltz Dream, by Oscar Straus. The leads, Jean Ferree, Mary Dunn, and Cal Greer, assisted by the rest ot the choir, caught the spirit ot the waltz so well that they presented one ot the most successtul operettas that U. l-ligh has had in years. A Christmas testival concert at the Music Audi- torium highlighted the tall activities ot the group in which l-lerman Seibert is president and Patricia Robbins is vice-president. As spring rolled around, the state choir contest turnished an incentive tor the organizations ettorts. CARNIVAL BOARD - BOTTOM: Left to right: Briggs, S. Taylor, D. Coddon, co-chairman, Mr. Vaurio, Noland, Button, Stinch- field, Holt, Montonna, treas., M. Coddon. Pau! Bunynnires Co-chairmen Dave Coddon and Dutch Geist, along with Treasurer Margaret Montonna, Sec- retary Jane Stinchtield, Committeemen Mar- jorie Coddon, Eddie Briggs, Betty Button, Cor- inne l-lolt, and Dick Noland, and Faculty Direc- tor Vaurio, all put their heads together and came out ot their huddle with many happy re- sults: 'ipaul Bunyanis Fun llrolicm as a theme- Saturday, March l, I94I, set as a date-week betore tor wearing ot lumberjaclc clothes- Beard Growing Contest tor the boys and Queen Contest tor the girls-a dance in Shevlin made a new addition-22 concessions sponsored by school organizations-and an all around suc- cesstul carnival. Nannette Parlcs ot the ninth grade was crowned as queen while Fred Isaacs, with the best beard, was made Paul Bunyan. Following Tfreirffobbies Members ot the Beaux Arts Club this year were busier than ever granting continual requests tor posters. With Margaret Dunn, president: Ruth Davis, vice-president: Dorothy Watson, secre- tary: and Katie Washburn, treasurer, the club sponsored a tall assembly presenting Mr. l-lott, creator ot the column "l-lawt and l-lawtf' who gave one ot his entertaining chalk-tallcs. Many members ot the club used the art room to worlc on extra-curricular projects, and several worl4ed on decorations tor the carnival. Mr. Laging, club adviser, says that talent, apprecia- tion, and interest in art are the criteria tor mem- bership: members need not be enrolled in art classes. BEAUX ARTS CLUB: Slretching Still Life: Chreiman, Tucker, Washburn, treas., R. Davis, vice-pres,, Watson, sec., Margaret Dunn, pres., Mr. Laging. Figure Pose: Noren, R. Harris, Kelsey, Mr. Laging, Ferree, Martin. The U. High Chess Club really kept up the schoolls reputation in the tield ot wits and strategy this year by winning several victories over the teams ot other Twin City schools. With Don Praser, president, Paul Piccard, Grand Pooh-ba in charge ot all other ottices, Bob Tur- ner, Bill Parrish, and Tom Parrish comprising the varsity team, the club tied Washburn l-ligh School tor City Tournament Championship in a competition held at Minneapolis Chess Club. Dr. Bernard Phillips, club adviser, helped mem- bers plan their activities ot selling candy and ice cream at tootball games and sponsoring the weight guessing at the carnival to tinance the organization. CHESS CLUB: 3rd ROW: Jack Geist, P. Piccard, grand pooh-ba, D. Randesmai. 2nd Row: G. Friedell, D. Piccsrd, Dr. Phillips, Fraser, pres., B. Parrish, Nelson. Ist ROW: Sturre, T. Parrish, R. Cranston, Turner, Pratt. ln the tall ot l94O U. l-ligh saw the rise ot a new and promising organization-the Model Air- plane Club. The way the tounders. under the leadership ot President John l-lastings, Treasurer Diclc Nelson, and Secretary Peggy Pield, went about organizing the club, writing its constitu- tion, and engaging in the new activities demon- strated that it will be a permanent institution at U. l-ligh. According to Mr. Micheels, adviser, activities carried out this year included build- ing many stick model planes and a tew gas models. MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB-BOTTOM: Standing: Hastings, Mr. Micheels, J. Allen, R. Nelson, Mr, Bjorkland, Scheunemann, Hartinger. Seated: P, Field, Tanl, Gerber, Scallon, Rifkin, G, Perl, C. Lynch, Henderson, Bryant. Page Thirty Page Forty femrhlhe Soclhifes Members ot the Senior and Junior l'ligh Girls' Club Cabinets and Councils are installed annually at the Mothers' and Daughters' Banquet in the spring quarter. ln i940 those given the ruling powers were Nancy Arntsen, president: Peg Shan- non, vicespresidentg Jane Gaver, secretary: and Elinor I-lealy, treasurer, trom the senior high: and Demie Englebert, president: Jeanne Bouthilet, vice-president: Imogene Boberg, secretary: and Mary Emslie, treasurer, 'Irom the junior high. Filling Thanksgiving baskets and wrapping dolls at Christmas, sponsoring the new and ditterent llstag dances," planning a I-lalloween Party, mak- ing posters, sending tlowers and cards to the sick, and arranging interesting business meetings con- stituted the activities ot the Social Service, Ways and Means. Entertainment, Publicity, Friendship, and Program committees, respectively. Around UPPER LEFT: TOP: M. Shannon, Miss McCracken, Mary Dunn, Amt- sen. BOTTOM: Gaver, Ferrin, Healy. UPPER RIGHT: TOP: Serrill, Chrei- man, R. Davis. BOTTOM: C. Bray, G, Johnson, Rosenberg, J. Davis. LOWER LEFT: TOP: Brink, Miss Hendrickson, Scamrnon. BOTTOM: Alden, Roberts, J. Ahrens. LOWER RIGHT: Emslie, J. Bouthif let, I. Boberg. carnival time the senior high lassies sold buttons as part ot the publicity tor U. I'ligh's Pauls and Paulettes.- Remember those tour extra buttons you bought? A really unique and practical idea struck the junior high girls when they thought ot selling those gay corsages as their part in the carnival. These same girls trolicked at several parties and held business meetings. At one ot these, a student trom the University Nursing School talked to them about opportunities tor girls in this tield. Major events ot the year included the Mothers' Teas, and the Mothers' and Daughters' Banquet. Each class choose its various committees and its chairman to arrange the teas. The adviser, Miss Mary McCracken, assisted in planning these teas and the banquet, which was held at the Cottman Memorial Union on May I7. WWLEMQ ancfhmmmq-we Gfwgcfzfiewwmfwam mzzmffgzcf Y fk Q CBR V' 4 f 65717 K5 f W QQ! fi ix I X Wx xo f I BACK ROW: McNee, Emmons, Welliver, D. Whitmore, Pratt, Breidenbach, Rieke, Wallis, Sprafka 0 5 0 t ! b Diehl, Don Nelson, Booth, Macllae. 3rd ROW: Fraser, F. Clapp, J. Whitmore, Clare, Shannon. 2nd q ROW: Lewis, Coddon, Mr. Curtis, Merrill, R. Sage. Ist ROW: Wall, Pieper, J. Freidell, Parrish, Ohrbeck TEAM CAPTAINS lLelt to Rightl Bob Sage Bob Sprallca John Merrill Don Fraser Bill Parrish i' i' 'A' FOOTBALL Bob Sage, captain Franlc Booth Fred Clapp Pete Clare David Coddon John Geist Jerry Friedell Sam Lewis Fred Mchlee John Merrill Don Nelson Diclc Ohrbeclc Bill Parrish Roy Pieper f if leffermen 1940 -1941 Ray Shannon Bob Spratlca Jud Whitmore Judd Welliver, mgr. BASKETBALL Bob Sprallca, captain Tony Diehl Ed Briggs Don MacRae Bill Parrish Diclc Rielce Ray Shannon Jaclc Wallis Wilson Wells, mgr. SWIMMING Don Fraser, co-captain John Merrill, co-captain Jim Bray Bill Emmons Jim X5C'alI Diclc Whitmore Charles Pratt, mgr. WRESTLING Jud Whitmore, captain Diclc Breidenbach Bob Cranston Diclc Ohrbeclc George Randolph Bob Sage TRACK Bill Parrish, captain Franlc Booth Diclc Brown Larry Clarlf Fred McNee Diclc Qhrbeclc Bud Shannon Dicl4 NXfhitmore 'A' ir ir 'ki' Page Forty-three age 5 STANDING: Clapp, John Geist, Mr. Curtis, coach, Rieke, McNee, Booth, Sprafka, Pieper, Rondestvedt, Merrill. SEATED: Coddon, Parrish, Lewis, R. Sage, capt. P2 k h Players Captained by Bob Sage, the i940 Little Gopher tootball team battled hard and played well through another season. As allfconterence lett end, Dick Ohrbeclc was selected tor his nailing ability on defense and pass-catching worlc on ottense. Dutch Geist, quarterback and haltbaclc, was put on the alternate conference team and was also awarded the sportsmanship medal by the vote ot the squad. BACK ROW: Rielre, D. Nelson, J. Whitmore, J. Friedell, B. Parrish, Booth, John Geist, Merrill. 3rd ROW: Coach Curtis, Mr. Heikes, Mr. Castleberry, McNee, Shannon, Ohrbeck, B. Sprafka, Pieper, Rhodes, Coddon, F. Clapp, Rondestvedt. 2nd ROW: Welliver, manager, MacRae, B. Pierce, Clare, Lewis, Rydell, Schunemann, Muntean, G. Johnson, Briggs, Bray. Ist ROW: Tyler, mgr., Beattie, Pearson, Trollen, Hubbell, Munger, B. Sage, capt., Hastings, Perl, Breidenbach, Noah, Rose. 1, e A Q J ,. tw' - . 'A H l Forty-tour Mhefeen-Forty Season Starting the l94O football season on Friday the I3th, the Little Gophers were halted by a stubborn Murray Team 6-O. After a hard fought first quar- ter, Bob Lee of Murray recovered a fumble behind the U. High goal line for a touchdown in the second quarter. The try for the extra point was partially blocked, and the score remained at 6-O. Later in the second half, the Little Gophers battled to within ten yards of a touchdown, but here their long drive was stopped. Scoring two counters early in the game, the Parkers defeated U. High I3-O. Jack Beaulieu of Park chalked up all I3 pointers. When few seconds re- mained in the first half a pass from Frank Booth to Bud Shannon connected to place the pigskin on Park's five yard marker: however, the gun spoiled any chance of a Little Gopher score. For U. High Dick Ohrbeck, Dutch Geist, and Captain Bob Sage starred on defense, while Fred McNee's punting also stood out. University High School was defeated by a small but shifty Excelsior team with a score of I6-O. Excelsior ran up their first points on a fumble behind the Ma- roon and Gold goal line. The ball was recovered by Fred McNee, but Excelsior was given two points. The Little Gophers showed power, but not enough to stop the shifty plays of the opposition, who soon added their first touchdown to make the score 9-O at the end of the quarter. The scoring ended with an Excelsior touchdown and a true conversion in the third quarter bringing the points to I6-O. Smashing and plunging at the Robbinsdale gridders, U. High played their best football this season against the Lake District Champs for l94O. It was necessary for the Robbins to come from behind in the last few minutes of play to tie the ball game at 6-6. The Little Gophers returned the kick off, only to lose it on the Robbinsdale five yard line. The ball see-sawed in a nip and tuck battle until in the sec- ond half, when Captain Bob Sage blocked a punt and Fred McNee fell on the pigskin for the only U. High tally. In the few remaining minutes ofthe game, Robbinsdale pushed over the Maroon and Gold line making the tie 6-6. Led by Bud Shannon. U. High trampled a weak Wayzata squad 26-6 in a contest played under the lights at Northrop Field. Frank Booth broke loose and streaked 25 yards for the first U. High counter. The conversion split the poles and the score stood at 7-O. A pass combination from Shannon to Geist clicked for the second U. High touchdown. Way- zata turned the tables and snared their only touch- down through a pass attack. After a series of power plays, Shannon raced 25 yards for another U. High tally. With about three minutes left to play, Fred Clapp, the Little Gopher center, intercepted a pass and galloped 65 yards for the final touchdown. In spite of a strong start in the first half of the Hopkins game, the Little Gophers were weakened by many injuries and overpowered by Hopkin's superior strength and shitty halfback, Bud Dunn. Except for a startling kick-off return for a ninety yard touchdown by Bud Shannon, U. High half- back, the Little Gophers were the trailers in a score 33-6. Because of injuries, McNee was unable to perform, and Shannon was eliminated for the rest of the season. Although the score of the last game of the season was O-O, the Little Gophers gained twice the yardage of their opponents and netted ten first downs to Mound's four. The team-mates fought their hardest but were held within the goal lines. Roy Pieper battered through the Mound offense. and Jerry Friedell smashed through the Mound defense. This was the last University High School football game for thirteen graduating seniors. The season ended with a total of one win, two ties, and four losses. Hats off to a scrappy Little Gopher team. Page Forty-five BACK ROW: Mr. Curtis, coach, Briggs, Shannon, Wallis, B. Parrish, E. Sprafka, capt., Wells, mgr. Znd ROW: Olson, Tyler,A Diehl, MacRae, Amberg, Rose, Rhodes, Trollen. lst ROW: Hartinger, Rydell, Woodward, H. Johnson, P. Piccard, Kildow, G. Friedell. Swlkfzers Come Tfzroa fl At the start ot the season, the U. High cagers, weak- ened by the loss ot Judd Welliver and by a lack ot re- serves, lost three straight games to Murray, Hopkins, and Excelsior with scores ot 35-l9, 42-2l, and 37-35. Led by Captain Bob Spratka and Center Jack Wallis, the Little Gophers gained their lost momentum and de- teated Wayzata and Mound 32-27 and 23-I9. A polished Park team won over U. High, 36-24, and Robbinsdale, atter trailing up to the third quarter, nosed out the Little Gophers, 39-37. Junior Skoglund led Hopkins to victory, 42-29. Atter winning over Way- zata 3l-28, U. l-lights sharpshooters lost to Mound in the last seconds ot the game, 34-32, Stretch Wallis became the scoring champion ot the conference by buck- eting 26 points against Excelsior out ot a 42-23 victory. Park tipped U. High 29-26, and in the tinal game ot the season, the Little Gopher quint de- ieated the Robbinsdale cagers 36-29. U. Highs record stood at tive wins and seven losses to tie Mound tor tourth place. The tirst game in the sub- district was against Robbinsdale. U, High built up an early lead and the game ended with a score ot 29-27. In the district tournament, Chaska elimi- nated the Little Gophers trom turther competition by a 30-20 score. Jack Wallis, ace center ot the buck- eteers. played brilliant ball and scored high throughout the season. Besides breaking the Lake Conterence scoring record, he was rewarded with center position on the all-conference team. Captain Bobby Spratka was a Page Forty-six very ettective detenseman and also a high scorer. A scrappy player, Bud Shannon is noted tor his accuracy in tree throws and baskets, and Big Bill Parrish, chosen tor sportsmanship award by the team, is remembered tor his long tield goals 'irom the middle ot the tloor. The only returning letterman trom the tirst team was Tony Diehl, who was a steady player at the torward position. Fred Clapp and Dick Rieke, though unable to play tor a good part ot the season should also be accredited with good work. Other lettermen who turned in good records were Don Maclsae and Ed Briggs. 3rd ROW: Waters fcoachj, Bray, R. Whitmore, Pratt fmgni. Znd ROW: Merrill fco-capt.J, Allen, Turner, J. Stone, lst ROW: Wall, D. Nelson, Childs, Emmons, Sandberg. NOT IN PICTURE: Fraser loo-capt.l. Splashmen 501778 l'laving the reputation ot swimming against the tough- est teams in the state, the Little Gopher swimmers splashed through this year in a highly successtul tash- ion. Opening the season in a close meet with Roches- ter, one ot the strongest teams in southern Minnesota, the U. l-ligh mermen lost by two points. Two meets with Shattuclc tollowed, but the Shads continued to hold their eternal finx over the U. l-ligh men. To assure victory against Blalce School, Don Fraser, John Merrill, Bill Emmons, Jim Bray, and Diclc Whitmore captured tirsts in their events tor a 36-30 lead. ln the St. Thomas meet, the Little Gophers won 7 ot the 8 tirsts, The visiting Austin team outswam our mermen by a small margin in spite ot Brayls deteat ot their star diver. The highlight ot the season was the deteat ot Marshall, a top squad in the Minneapolis High School League, and winner in the City Meet. Co-captains Don Fraser and John Merrill were outstanding, Fraser winning the 50 and l00 yard dashes and Merrill the l00 yard back- strolce. Both teams were tast and lacking in second place winners: however, U. l-ligh won by a score ot 39 to 36. ln the Northwest Meet, U. l-ligh qualitied an unprece- dented number ot men tor the tinals. Jim Bray, placing third, is going to be a strong contender tor the state championship next year. Diclc Whitmore copped a fifth in the breaststrolre, and Merrill and Fraser toolc sixths in their respective events. The medley relay team placed tourth and established a new school record tor that event with the time l:29.6. Three other school records were set by Fraser in the 50 yard dash, :25.l, 220 yard tree style, 2:3l, and l00 yard breaststrolce, l:l2.3. John Merrill, having continually brolr- en his own record in the past was un- able to break it again this year. l-lis standing record is l:09.4. Also indispensable to success ot this yearls swimmers were Bill Emmons, breaststrolceq Jim Wall, diving: Wayne Sandberg and Bob Turner, dashmen: Charles Pratt, manager: and Kurt Wa- ters, coach. Page Fortyaseven BACK ROW: R. Sage, Merrill, Pieper, Ohrbeck, Schoellropf, Brown, D. Nelsan, R. Whitmore, Breidenbach, Henly, Schallmc lcoachl. 2nd ROW: D. Knapp, Booth, Parrish lcaphl, Shannon, Clark, Bray, Rose. Ist ROW: Wells, Carnes, R. Cranston, D. Sage. flhdermen Trium fr Captained by Bill Parrish, this year's track team more than held its own against teams representing larger schools. ln the Metropolitan Meet, U. High placed tenth out ot 25 schools, with Parrish and Brown qualitying tor the tinals, and Parrish leaping 20' 7" to capture a tourth in the broads jump. Opening their outdoor season against Southwest High School, U. High was held to a 43-43 tie. ln the Mound relays, U. High made its usual strong showing as Parrish, Bud Shannon, Frank Booth, Dick Whitmore and Dick Brown led the U. High runners, winning the medley and the mile re' lays. ln deteating Marshall and Murray in a relay meet, the Little Gophers picked Ott three tirsts and a second out ot tour events. The Little Gopher cindermen won over St. Thom- as 53-Sl, with McNee, Brown, Parrish and the relay team capturing six tirst places. Again this season the tracksters journeyed to Northtield to take part in the Carleton lnvitational Track Meet. Winning several events in their division, the Little Gophers tinished high up in comparison to other schools in their division. The district meet tollowed the Carleton Meet, and U. High sent Page Forty-fight its usual large squad to compete. Placing several men in the district, U. High had a good representa- tion in the regional track meet. Mr. Bill Schallmo coached this year's squad and turned in a tine job as he moulded an inexperienced team into a powertul aggregation. U. High placed its hopes in the tollowing men: l00 yard dash: Clark, Henly, Captain Parrish. 220 yard dash: Clark, Shannon, Captain Parrish. 440 yard run: Whitmore, Booth. 880 yard run: Brown, Schoelkopt. High Hurdles: Ohrbeck, Breidenbach. Low Hurdles: Ohrbeck, Breidenloach. High Jump: Seibert, Mchlee. Broad Jump: Shannon, Captain Parrish. Relay: Shannon, Clark, Booth, Captain Par- ish. Shot Put: Merrill, R. Sage. Discus: Merrill, R. Sage. 6'rlmfers and 6roaners Major letters were given to the outstanding members ot the wrestling team tor the tirst time. The matmen were captained by wiry Judd Whitmore, a ninth grader, who placed third in the State Meet last season in the I25 pound division. Bob Cranston was the out- standing member ot this year's team: he wrestled in seven meets and won six ot them, the seventh being a draw with the state champ. Bob also placed third in the State Meet, in the 95 pound division. Also displaying good work were Dick Breidenbach in the l35 pound class, Bob Sage as a heavyweight, Dick Ohrbeck in the l65 pound class, and George Randolph in the I I5 pound class. During the season the grapplers participated in seven meets with Lake Conterence teams, winning two, tying one, and losing tour. Divot Dgggers This year, the Ll. High golt team, coached by Dr. Wil- liam S. Carlson, placed well above average in the an- nual district play otis, with Bill Parrish again leading the team as high point man. Besides the district matches the golters played Murray, Blake, Wayzata, St. Thomas, St. Louis Park, and Hopkins. That golt is a coming sport at U. High is indicated by the largest turnout in the history ot the school-ten men took an active part during the season. Other regulars on the team were Howard Johnson, Ed Briggs, Don MacRae, and John Amberg. Nefmen Throughout a schedule including matches with Rob- binsdale, Blake, St. Paul Central, and Cretin, the U. High tennis team played a hard, good game. Several ot the tellows were entered in the annual district play- otfs. With Mr. Castleberry as coach, and John Geist the only veteran trom the I94O season, an unusually large number ot men were out tor tennis. Many underclassmen got experience in this season's play that should insure a strong net team next year. WRESTLING-TOP: BACK ROW: Niemer, coach, Tilden, R. Sage, Oh b ck Barrows, mgr. 2nd ROW: Breidenbach, Muntean, J. Whitmore, cept., D S 9 Baker. lst ROW: Reedy, R. Nelson, Randolph, R. Cranston. GOLF-BACK ROW: Eoquist, Stone, Michel. lst ROW: Hartinger, B gg bb I W. Parrish, Hu e. TENNIS-BOTTOM: BACK ROW: C. Brown, Allen, Jenkins, Wallis Henly. lst ROW: Sexzon, Hustleby, Cole, Lewis, John Geist. Page Forty n ne 1 For Future Years "Kildow's Killer Dillers" copped the champion- ship trom l'Amberg's l-lamburgersl' in the contest between two six-man tootball teams last tall. Ai- though Ambergs six won the tirst tive, the Killer Dillers came trom behind to win the remaining seven games and attain the championship. Coached by Bob Fitch ot the University ot Minne- sota, this year's junior high-ites who went out tor tootball had a well planned and executed program to talce part in. The squad ot eighteen tellows was split into two teams, nine on a team. Practices were held three atternoons a weelc trom twosthirty to three-thirty. lnter-squad games were played on the other atternoons. Boys' Gym fldsses Page Fitty Larry Clarlc earned the scoring honors tor the seas son, and Gilbert Friedell and Ralph Nelson were the best passers. Best receivers were Friedell, Bill Kildow, Wright, and Bob Cranston: best bloclcers: Don Sage, Guy Cleveland, Orrin Stone, and Doug Foothg best centers: l-loward Barrows, John Am- berg, and Cyrus Brown: best taclclers: Bob Nelson, Ralph Nelson, and George Randolph: best run- ners: Ralph Nelson, Bob Cranston and Qrrin Stone: and the best messer uppers were Bart Baker, Diclc Johnson, and Stuart Reedy. The equipment was all turnished by the players, except shoulder pads, which the school turnished. Small letters were given to the junior high-ites. Thanks to the worlc ot Mr. Dave Bartelma and his statt ot stu- dent teachers, this year's junior high and tenth grade gym classes have reached a new high in the variety ot sports ot- tered. During the tall quarter activities included tootball, archery, baseball, and swimming. All boys had a chance to talce part in each ot these. Classes in physical education met three times per weelc tor one hour a day. Squash, wrestling, handball, swimming, traclc, and baseball lcept the U. l-ligh boys busy during the winter quarter. Regu- lar contests were held in each sport and intramural meets were arranged between the grades. Spring quarter brought training in outside traclc meets, volley ball, and archery. lnterclass games were played in an atmos- phere ot lceen rivalry, and the season ended with a combined traclc meet which included all gym classes. BACK ROW: J. Hersey, M. Boberg, King, S. Dunn, J. Allen, Martin, Mary Dunn, K. Sexton, Serrill, Strouse, Margaret Dunn, L. Engelbert, Hartnett. 3rd ROW: J. Anderson, Ferrin. Znd ROW: Washburn, M. Coddon, M. Anderson, Harvey, J. Parks. lst ROW: C. Bray, M. Shannon, Koalska. lefferglrls Under a new constitution the Girls' U. Club reorganized in the tall ot I94O with the aim ot promoting the ath- letic interest oi the girls ot the senior high. The otlicers elected tor this year were Marjorie Anderson, president: Marion l-larvey, vice-president: Jane Parks, treasurer: and Sally Dunn, secretary. Unlike the Boysl U. Club. the girls do not become mem- bers by earning a letter in some sport. This year a gen- eral quiz on athletics was given to all the girls who ap- plied tor membership. This quiz and the athletic inter- ests shown by the girls were the basis tor admitting mem- bers. Seventeen new members trom the tenth, eleventh, Coedacafiona! Recreaflbn and tweltth grades inclusive were admitted, and a weel: ot initiation climaxed by a formal initiation followed the announcement ot those to be admitted. Miss Eloise Jaeger was the club's adviser. With the help ot Miss Jaeger arrangements were made so the girls could use the women's gym tor various sports. During the spring quarter the warmer weather brought about more activities. Horseback riding at Breck School was one activity that was requested by several members. All ot the girls were greatly interested in bowling at the new Union. Tennis and baseball were other outdoor sports that were popular with the girls. Something new-something entirely ditlerent was established this year as a part ot the tive-day gym program. This was the coeducational gym pro- glarrl. One day a week the seventh and eighth grades, the freshmen, and the sophomore boys and girls met together in Shevlin Cateteria tor an hour ot tun. Games and dancing were pleasant diversions from the regular gym routine, as were badminton in , Cooke Hall and bowling in the new Unian. Page Fittyeon-5 Page Fifty-two 61715 in Action This year, more than ever before, the U. High girls have had wonderful opportunities tor a varied gym program: tor, instead ot the regular three- day-a-week physical education program, the girls have had gym tive days a week. Each grade, seventh through tenth, was under the supervision ot either Miss Eloise Jaeger or Miss Beatrice Baird. On three days ot the week the girls took physical education. Two ot these days were used tor class instruc- tion inthe various games that were played. The third day ot physical edu- cation initiated something new, the intramural day. The classes were divided into teams, and regular tournament games were played in such sports as speedball, volley ball, and baseball. During this intramural day the swimming classes played water games and made water formations. The tenth graders participated in a ritle tournament during the spring quarter. Another day ot the week was devoted to health education, which was another new teature ot this year's program. Instead ot using the gym itselt, the teacher and class would meet in a regular room where discussions on health in relation to gym work were held. During the tall quarter posture was discussed, and in relation to this a better carriage contest was spon- sored. Sally Jesness was awarded a trophy tor having the best posture while Shirley Thorne, Patricia Hardy, Jean Hersey, and Marilyn Stern placed second, third, fourth, and fifth respectively. Time was also spent in these discussions on the functional questions ot physical education and on studying the physical examination. The fifth day ot the week the girls and the boys got together in Shevlin Cafeteria tor some relaxation and tun. Dancing and games were the high- lights ot this hour, while badminton and bowling were ottered outside ot Shevlin. Coeducational recreation had never been a part ot the school program betore this year. Because the many tacilities ot the Women's Gym are open to U. High students, the activities ot physical education classes were varied. Speed- ball and volley ball were played during the tall quarter and basketball and swimming during the winter quarter. In the spring the junior highites played baseball and had rhythm work. The tenth graders were ottered archery, tennis, and ritlery. During the spring quarter the gym tacilities were ottered to junior and senior girls who do not usually take physical education. Swimming and modern dancing were the activities that were open to juniors and seniors who had a seventh hour study period. fgmfmwccvmwikefvm-Zke ZfLwgAmecfcQea0Qcfay-Zine aww fxfifigf iff? x lf '- X of? ccjlqgkb CQ Pk, M 6 QQ f xx-X' , Nfl N X I Round Me flock 8:35. 9:30. I0:25. Still lite by photography-art students get Noon tips trom Miss Hendrickson and Mr. Lag- ing. I2:35. Eighth graders studied last night-waving hands show they know their verbs and pro- nouns. IBO. Fizz, bang, bubble!-that last experiment seems to have gone wrong-could those 2:25. be puzzled expressions? hour. Sandwiches, coke bottles, boogie Woogie in Shevlin trom I l:l5 to I2:3O. Clicking ot typewriters resounds through the upper hall to give promise ot readable themes and term papers. Have you ever studied German-this is how itls done.. Who w- 's to study last hour-LIFE is morf uing. -age t:liLy'ilVC Fall Quarter .iv Page Fifty-six September I3. Kickotf of the season-rousing football game with Mur- ray. I6. School opened-new faces and old-good times and plenty of work-another year to plan tor and remember. 24. Assembly programs otf to gay start-organ music-Sen- ate speeches-movie shorts: "Boys Town" and Robert Benchley. 27. Rule of the people-U. High hosts to Northwest Federa- tion ot Student Councils-sight-seeing tours-luncheon, Father Flannigan speaks-banquet in Cotfman Memorial Union-Excelsior game and dance in Union afterwards. 28. Call to order-main business meeting of Federation- spectatored Washington-Minnesota football game. October 4. Students swing out to T. Dorsey and Glenn Miller lrec- ordsl-all school sweater and skirt hop sponsored by seniors. 4. Gridders tie Robbinsdale in a clean battle. 8. John Marvin made president of Northwest Federation of Student Councils. 9. Speech class assembly-hilarious melodrama, "Penquin Island"-sound etfects tremendous!-March of Time movie: "The Spoils of Conquest." I8. Trampling Wayzata, Little Gophers triumph 26-6. 24. Half-day holiday-M.E.A. lboy, was that a welcomed treatll 25. More M.E.A. conferences-paroled for a whole day- let it not be said that we weren't grateful-hope teachers benefited! 25. U. High vs. Hopkins-Big Homecoming game-dance featured afterwards in Shevlin-good crowd turned out. NOVefnbef I. Final football game-boys played hard this season-tied with Mound-U. High wound up in 5th place in Lake District. 4. Watch out-the goblins'll get youl-Girls' Club Hal- loween Party tor new girls-game and refreshments- danced the coky-coky. 5. Hurrah tor the right to votel U. High, majority tor Will- kie-spent anxious hours by radios-school dismissed for Election Day-many ice cream cones and sodas paid otf. 6. Chalk talks amused assembly-Art Club presented Percy J. Hoffstrom lHoffl-drew students and faculty from ini- tials and symbols-March of Time short. 8. The rip-snortin', rootin', tootin' feud between Bis and Breeze broke into print. fa!! daarfer November ll. Peace treaty signed with teachers-Armistice Day va- cation-we even got an unexpected extension, tor-. I2. Big snowstorm!-no transportation-no school-day characterized by sleeping students. l3. Roads still blocked-U. l-lighites slept on. I4. Girls' Club Thanksgiving baskets-contributions trom whole school. 20. Thanksgiving Day-did we stuttl-thanktul tor many things--mainly, no school. 2I. Recuperated from previous day-teachers attended con- ventions all over country-no vacation tor them. 25. Public Address Machine presented to school-start ot many new activities-enabled widening ot speech work. 29. Tipott with Murray-basketball season opened-team had plenty on the "ball"-atter game. danced in Ar- mory-sponsored by junior class-raised money tor the J. S.-used new school music outtit. DeCemb6f 3. Dick Ohrbeck gains all-conterence in tootball-I65 pounds ot brilliant lett end work. 5-IO. Steam shovels and caterpillar tractors rocked and shock our school-but classes continued. I2. U. l-ligh's mermen took to the waves-competed with Rochester. I3. Girls' Club sunlight hop-last leap year dance-sold cream putts and danced La Conga. I3. "Let's hang sloppy slang"-Anti-slangers paraded through halls. I3. Flay Fever, not to be sneezed at-Dramatic Club Play- rollicking English comedy-lines very tunny, especially Judith's. I4. Wrestlers open season on mat with Wayzata. I4. Last performance ot Hay Fever-double casts performed well. l5. "Fear not, tor l bring ye great tidings"-special Christ- mas program by choir-setting ot Gothic windows and lighted candles-special solos and trio. I6. Dismissed at noon-snowstorm raging-theoretically studied tor exams. I7. Final assembly ot quarter presented by Speech Class- "Truth and Consequences" program-taculty and stu- dents participated-Mr. Curtis won two well wrapped pennies by reciting the alphabet dramatically. I7. French Club's annual party-Le Bonne Homme arrived with presents in shoes-refreshments, singing, and dan- cing. I8-20. Fall quarter exams-torn hair and badly chewed nails -teachers warned us!-wished we had studied-Vaca- tion started and did we need it. 2l-6. Vacation! Page Fitty-seven Winter Quarter L M-V, ' X Page Fitty-eight -...K January lteap year ends-results were goodl The grind again-chatter and hiftheres in the hall- Christmas presents discussed. Robbinsdale High School put on assembly-tirst ot a group ot exchangesb-hilarious play "Yes Means Now- cast really outstanding-movie shorts. U. High held Speech Festival-schools trom Minneapolis and Lalce District-all lcinds ot orations, extemp. speeches, and interpretative reading-triendly relations between schools tostered. Calhouns and Clays toolc over tor a day-debators tallied over government control-U. High came in second in contest-members ot Speech Club acted as chairmen and timelceepers. Geysers erupted and mercury troze into bloclqs-liquid air tlowed treely-Willie, the Wizard, added, subtracted, and amazed-Professor Buchta lectured-this outstand- ing assembly was held in chemistry building. February Girls' Club gave peppy sunlight-absolutely stag-La Conga again-everyone went South American. l.incoln's Birthday-treedom ot slaves and students- whole day ot relaxation and tun. Juniors' Mothers' Tea-gave play "Out ot the Storm"- special piano number-calce and tea served in Library. Seniors' Mothers' Tea-an interpretive dramatic reading, a Xylophone solo, and a piano solo were highlighted-re treshments served. The big tive closed their season with U. Hi beating Rob- binsdale. U. High swimmers outfsplashed Marshall, the city champs. The brawny heroes received their just awards-athletic letters given out at assembly-historical movie shown: l'The Declaration ot Independence." Sophomores' Mothers' Tea-mystery gained a foothold through the magicians act on the program-sophomore lead in operetta sang solo-pianist entertained. Four U. Hi speed stars triumphed in Dist. speech contest at Bloomington-won in tour divisions. February 28. Rag-a-muttins inhabited the halls-Old Clothes Day spirit reigned-day betore the colossal and stupendous Paul Bunyan trolic. 28. Freshmen entertained Mothers at Tea-gave style show- pictured tashions ot l92O. 28. Splash resounded around the state-swimmers entered state contest at Virginia. MGTCIT I. Paul Bunyan and Babe, the big blue ox, invaded U. Hi- the big tun trolic was on-concessions ot clubs varied greatly-Boys' U. Club presented style show-showed what the well dressed lumberette would wear-French Club's can-can dancers stole the show-Dramatic Club's play-Speech Club's Madame Zara-Bingo, candy coun- ter-all played part in malcing this carnival the best. 8. Little Gopher quint deteated Robbinsdale in sub-district tournament. IO. Jack Wallis piclced tor all-conterence center-had brolcen all-conterence scoring record. I2. With the gay song ot cate singers, the Glee Club gave pre- view ot operetta-assembly also teatured historical short on Abraham Lincoln and a Robert Benchley. I2. St. Patriclcs Day theme centered the Mothers' Tea tor the seventh and eighth grades-they combined to give play, "The Light Went Out"-refreshments were served. I2. Chaslca stopped U. High in district basketball tournament. I4. Students waltzed in the aisles-colortul songs-grand mili- tary unitorms and adorable multiacolored tormals-the Glee Club presented "The Waltz Dream" by Oscar Straus at matinee. I5. Mermen drew their season to close-tinal contest was Northwest Meet. I5. Evening pertormance ot 'lThe Waltz Dream'l-surpassed matinee-leads outstanding in pertormance-King was very tunny when he couldn't say the right words. l8. Regional Speech Tournament at St. Cloud-U. I-li hope- tuls came up to expectations-really spolce their hearts out-received "very goods." I9-2I. Oh, they came around again!-exams-some had es- caped betoref-called to judgment-the wrath ot the mighty struclc-slaves to mimeographed sheets and pen- cils tor three days. 2I-3I. Vacation! ig Winter Quarter i A9 Page Fitty-nine Spnhg daarfer i Page Sixty METCI7 29. High hurdlers and mile-a-minute men come into action- traclc season opened-Metropolitan Meet. 3l. Well, here we were again-vacation never lasted long- seemed extra short this time-to seniors especially, who worlced on research papers. April I I. U. High out-debated Cretin: "Resolved: That the powers ot the tederal government should be increased." Il. Good Friday-many students spent time in church- everyone appreciated the holiday. I2. Chess Club in city tournament-tied Washburn tor tirst place atter six weelcs ot games. I4. Seniors chosen tor class play started rehearsals. l5. ln Speech contest at Central High, U. High girl won- Marjorie Colman was one ot three winners out ot 200- received orchid. I6. Magic reigned supreme-Magicians' Club presented mys- tery man at assembly-"March ot Time: American Alli- Disney comedy. IS. School bulletin neared completion atter year's worlc-ed- itors celebrated. 22. Me-me-me-me-District Music Contest at Roosevelt High-choir and soloists entered-tormer received MBH rating-latter "A"-chance to win in the state. 22. Congrats to Breeze! awarded all-American. 28. Seniors slave-research papers due. or else. May I. U. High choir soloists in State Contest-soprano and ten- or entered-Music Hall Auditorium. 8. Run tor all you're worth-district traclc meet at Mound- U. High well represented. May I7. There's really no one like them-our Mothers-annual Mothers' and Daughters' banquet-Cottman Memorial Union-new Girls' Club otticers installed-Acme apple presented. 23. Greater Junior class presented the l94l Junior-Senior prom-held at Coffman Memorial Union-good tood and music--everyone had a swell time. 24. State track meet tor high school entrants. 29. "Mad as a hatter"-old saying applied to those who didn't see "June Mad"-presented by senior class-com- edy in three acts-about problems ot young boys and girls-orchids to cast. 30. Memorial Day-students never torget it-anything that means vacation-some poor souls studied tor coming exams! 3l. Seniors took some exams-excused betore regular exam period-no complaining. .fune l. Baccalaureate in Music Auditorium-Catholic, Protest- ant, and Jewish speakers. 2. Last day ot senior tests-they get ready to depart trom alma mater-some really liked the old place. 2-4. Regular exam period-students sweated and labored- junior high took tests, too-seniors' gain was their loss- reward tor struggle, summer vacation! 2. Tee ott-Qlove titteen-State golt and tennis tournaments. 3. Ott to Excelsior-senior class picnic-hot dogs and pop- strained necks trom roller coaster-the tilt-a-whirl and the rocket-all helped to give U. Highites a memorable time. 4. P.T.A. banquet-annual attair given tor seniors-many parents attended-dancing and cards. 5. "When U. High Days are Done"-one by one the diplo- mas were passed out-new members into the National Honor Society were announced-many tarewells-a gay time. yet a little sad-goodbye to l94I seniors-hail to those ot l942. I 6. The real thing! Summer Vacation! Spring duarfer Page Sixty-one If probabgf won'f happen but TI-IE EDITORS PROP!-IESY Caroline Bray-Ottice manager Jean Ferrin-Manniquin Beverly Feldmann-Noted chet Virginia Weyl-Employment agent Anna May Niemann-Hospital superintendent Judd Welliver-Forest ranger Wayne Sandberg-Aircraft manager Fred Isaacs-Speech teacher Miland Knapp-Protessional escort John Geist-Racetrack bookie John Schoelkopt-Indian chief Fred Clapp-Prosecuting attorney Mary Harding-Typesetter Bud Voss-Gob Ann O'Rourke-Chautteur Lorraine Bronstein-Nail polish connoisseur Jerry Halstead-Roving reporter Betty Kuehn-Range cooker Eugenie Sampson-Prima-donna Mary Jayne Richardson-Food tester Karin Wiese-Investment banker Betty Chreiman-Adrian's protege Jane Olson-Military adviser Jack Wallis-Farmer Dorothy Riedel-Elizabeth Hawes ll Jane Stinchtield-Radio grain reporter Roy Pieper-Bank president Ruth Davis-Deb ot the year Bob Spratka-Retail grocer Dick Brown-Buick salesman June Doust-Elsa Maxwell ll Luke Strong-Night watchman Nancy Arntsen-Dean ot Women Sam Lewis-Cranberry magnate Marjorie Anderson-Home economics instructor Bill Parrish-Carnival barker Helen Ahrens-Aviatrix John Merrill-Distance runner Bob Sage-Economic planner Frank Booth-College president Fred McNee-Artic explorer Marion Harvey-Armoured car cop Pat English-Ottice hostess Shirley Henderson-Orchestra singer Virginia Shattuck-Socr woman Page Sixty-two ' and leave town af once Margaret Dunn-Wealthy house wite Frayda Myers-Soc. Science instructor Charles Pratt-Scissors grinder Paul Piccard-Fortune hunter David Rondestvedt--Doctor l.C2. Warren Ernst-Free lancer Jean Kelsey-Airline hostess Corinne Holt-Mistress ot ceremonies Kay Sexton-Owner ot Kentucky Derby winner Herman Seibert-Northwoods guide Pat Robbins-Carbaret ivory tickler Bob Turner-Atom smasher Dick Noland-Concert pianist Dick Rieke-Protessional hitchhiker Elinor Healy-Dorothy Dix, 1950 Dave Coddon-Fair director Carol Lowe-Piano tuner Bud Shannon-Park's commissioner Jim Christensen-Auto designer Helen Silverman-Math teacher Betty McGough-Oomph girl Ethel Ring-Truant officer Elizabeth Thomas-Stage manager Rosemary Miller-"Drive Under 30" cannpaigner Dick Nelson-Deep sea tisher Elaine Nattalin-Librarian ot University Gerry MacDonald-Max Factor saleslady Barbara Shiely-Winter carnival queen Ann Hannigan-Arthur Murray teacher Larry Carleton-Jive riveter Judy Davis-Etticiency expert Gayle Johnson-Rug designer Phyllis Jesness-Gum sampler Don Fraser-Elevator boy Margaret Barry-Gym teacher Lorraine Leo-Lion tamer Dorothy Tweed-Perfume sniffer Laverne Wescott-Ore smelter Bindie Taylor-Reform school director Helen Daniels-News commentator Jack Geist-Silent butler Marjorie Rosenberg-Wornen's Clothier Marjorie Colman--Senator from Minnesota Betty Ann Serrill-Circus tat lady Katherine Girton-Secretary of State Jim Henly-Outstanding gigilo REMEMBER UMNCZLWLZMMJ ir D Lg! 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We must maintain the high prestige and reputation which we have established and continue to supply business executives with our well-trained young women. At the present time we are unable to meet demands for our graduates. Therefore, we urge young women to enroll with us immediately and prepare tor these ever-increasing calls tor secretaries and ottice assistants in private and civil service positions. It you are a High School Graduate, enroll Now. June graduates enroll June I6 or 23 tor Summer Quarter or September 2, 8, or I5 tor Fall Quarter. CABLE'S SECRETARI AL - CIVIL SERVICE COLLEGE Fon GIRLS Ashton Bldg., I547 University Ave., near Snelling, St. Paul Tel., Mi. 9644 , The Graduation Gift Compllments She'll Cherish Forever! ot LANE CEDAR CHEST COOKS St. Paul's fastest growing store tor young men What lovelier way to remember this important occasion than with the tamous Lane Cedar Chest. A complete selection in walnut, maple, mahogany, and light tinishes. 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