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 UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL MINNEAPOLIS. MINNESOTA 19 BISBILA 44 PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASSThe circus has come to town and just outside the big top preparations for the grand march are under way. The yelis of the trainers, the hurrying back and forth of all the performers, and the bright costumes create an exciting atmosphere. Inside the tent anticipation runs high as the eager audience watches and listens to the vendors calling their wares. But perhaps before we start, a fuller explanation of the circus theme for our yearbook should be given. We chose it because we felt that in its gayety it was a part of high school life. Just before final exams maybe a struggling student will think high school is anything but a circus, yet we feel that looking back, our graduates will remember the gay and carefree times, the thrill of first contacts with the unfamiliar. With a little imagination, the atmosphere of a circus — exciting and novel — will seem to predominate in their memories of their good old high school days. But now the show is about to begin. The top performers are about to start the grand march; and so, with no more delay, on with the show!cJleAe'A. IfcmA Pntoyiam The Lion Tamers (Faculty and Senate)............................Page 5 The Top Performers (Seniors).....................................Page I I Performers and Their Sideshows (Classes and Clubs) . . . Page 2 I The Strong Men (Athletics).............................................Page 37 Circus Life (Features).................................................Page 47 PleAetited luf. the. GisicuA SpjtotA rt. Editor-in-Chicf . Business Managers . Art Editors Senior Editors . . Class Editor . Faculty Editor . Organization Editors Athletic Editors Feature Editors Rewrite Editors Jean Scammon Margery Pieper Carol Koenig Sally Devine Patricia White Susan Nesbit Paul Berrisford Sally Scherven Josephine Daubney Barbara Henly Betty Muggley Bill Noreen John Amberg Barbara McKay Nancy Holmes Bob Pirsig Jean Breidenbach Shirley Knobloch Joanne Undine Peggy Doyle Barbara Brown Sandra Spaeth TypistsMr. Robbins in his office. 7a a Q'la+tdl Quy! To Mr. Glaydon Robbins, University High School's new assistant director, the seniors of 1944 dedicate this Bisbila. They owe him a true debt of gratitude for his untiring efforts to make their last year at U. High a memorable one. Friendly, understanding, and with a broad viewpoint, Mr. Robbins rated A-1 with the entire student body. All of U. High, both students and faculty, are sorry that Mr. Robbins will not be back next year, but sincere wishes for success in his new position go with him.TAMERS0 . G. Letter And non at hit detk. 7o the Se+tiosti. oj 1944 A few short days after this 1944 Bisbila becomes your own. you. Class of 1944. will be U. High alumni. Think for a moment of the four or six years spent in U. High's halls and library, in classrooms with U. High teachers. Do the events seem no longer to be part of your life — but memories? There were lunches in Shev-lin (or Dayton's), a coke at the Varsity, a football championship, the book you read for Miss Handlan, that session in the office with the administration. These things are not memories. They were your life and your education. In Harvard's or Vassar's halls, in a P-40 cockpit, or on a destroyer s deck you will solve that equation, pull out of that dive, or launch that torpedo better for the years at U. High. It is in this faith, that you will do a better job for your years with us, that your teachers have worked, and in which I shall soon hand you your diplomas. So remember us with affection. We have done our best for you, and now we wish that the best may continue to be yours. G. LESTER ANDERSON 9+tjjCSimcitia+t Se uUee. Mr. Clayton Gjerde, as the director of the Personnel Department, helps the students with their problems. The war has increased Mr. Gjerde's tasks for he now has to advise the boys in regard to the armed services as well as to future occupations. In the course of his duties, he conducts the Iowa achievement tests, aptitude tests, and interest tests. Mrs. Lois Turner advises the feminine performers at U. High. Whether it is a date to the J.S. or an "A" ticket in their studies that bothers the girls, she lends a helping hand. She also advises Girls' Club and Acme, besides being able and willing to help the girls plan their future education and occupations. 6 PERSONNEL: Mr. Gjerde. Mn. Turner.StuAesit ManaCfe il 'httdeA, the fli(j Vop - The student managing body of the big show at University High is known to the cast as the Senate. This group lays down the rules by which the performers abide. The Senate with its Ringmaster. Mr. George McCutcheon, meets each Thursday during the activity period. According to the constitution of the Managers, representatives and alternates are elected by the members of each class in May to serve for the following performance. Each of the Junior High classes is allowed one senator and one alternate. The sophomores are represented by two representatives with an alternate for each. The junior and senior classes, as the oldest and largest in the school, each have three representatives and three alternates. The officers are nominated by the new Senate each spring. The candidates give their campaign speeches during an all-school assembly program, amongst the dinosaurs and other prehistoric monsters of the Natural History Museum. Following these speeches elections are held in which the entire student body chooses the president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer of the Senate for the next year. The officers of this year's Senate were Ed Briggs, president; Bill McGee, vice-president; Mary Emslie. secretary; and John Buchta, treasurer. This year the Senate was again active in the Northwest Federation of Student Councils. They sent two representatives. Ed Clapp and Mary Goepfert, and Mr. McCutcheon, their adviser, to the Federation meeting which was held at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis during the latter part of April. One of this year's major events was the Senate-sponsored Homecoming dance. Following the tradition of the Senate, vice-president Bill McGee was chairman of the Homecoming Committee. The second successful showing of the U. Highlites was given this year under the guiding hands of the Senators. To help the Juniors finance the annual Junior-Senior Prom, the Senate gave them the High-lite ticket-sale concession which carried with it seventy-five per cent of the net proceeds. By a new rule passed in the Senate this year, club charters were issued in May to expire next year. The purpose of these charters is to protect the audience from operators of unlicensed side-shows and exhibits. SENATE—4th ROW: Mclicr, Perks. G. Petraborg, C. Brown, Clapp. Noreen. 3rd ROW: Endrcss, McElrojr, J. Nelson, Lcvmsohn, Randolph, Harris. 2nd ROW: I. Bobc-g. McMcckm, Picper, Jean Cranston, Bouthilct, Goepfert. 1st ROW: Sporlcy, Briggs. Mr. McCutcheon, Emtlic, A. Brown, McGee. 7Jlixut atne iA. SCIENCE DEPARTMENT: Mr. Gordon Morlc keeps exhibits of exotic plants and animals in his biology classes. As co-adviser of the Seniors, he has led them through the schedule of circus triumphs. Besides being personnel director. Mr. Clayton Gjcrde teaches a fusion of physical sciences and advises the AVOC and the juniors. Mr. Morton Keston. piano player in the circus band, teaches eighth grade general science and acts as eighth grade adviser. He conducts chemistry, music appreciation, and that stupendous thrill exhibit, advanced physics. ENGLISH DEPARTMENT: The poise and diction of all our performers can be attributed to Miss Lome Seabury. who conducts the Dramatic Club and the speech class. Mr. Robert Carlson wields a huge, black whip to make his senior English students go through their paces. However his attention-getter proves more often to be quotations from "Ogden Nash." Miss Margaret Day. who left U. High at the end of winter quarter to become Mrs. McDougal, was replaced by Mr. Theodore Long. She taught seventh and tenth graders to hang by their teeth from adverbs and was co-adviser of the tenth grade. Miss Bertha Handlan has her eleventh grade English classes walking the tight-rope in the main tent. She is also the adviser of the Acme girls. Miss Mildred Schmidt has lots of fun feeding the kiddies peanuts and popcorn, nouns and verbs in her eighth and ninth grade English classes. MATH AND COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENTS: Mrs. Lois K. Turner guides the feminine performers as girls' personnel director. Girls’ Club sponsor, and Acme adviser. Besides this she supervises the Pep Club, that famous trigonometry class, and Preflight Aviation. Miss Olive Prine this year has her geometry classes putting on a figure juggling act that is quite a thrill. Miss Phyllis Vanderschaegen has held two roles at U. High. First she was a member of the office force, now she teaches personal typing to students. Mac teaches his math students to make the big tent show a profit. The Senate. Chess Club. Freshman Class, and OPPOSITE PAGE—TOP-So«oec: Mofk. Gjerde. K««ton. H.itory: Well, Mcridcth, Wctlcy Cartwright. MIDDLE—Englith: Sc«burr, Day. C fl»«n (•Unding). Handlan, Schmidt. Art«: Helm, McCart. Nickerton, laging. BOTTOM—Math and Commercial: Turner, Prine. Vandeuchaegen, Me-Cutcheon. Language: di Giambattuta, Birkmaier (ttandmg), Marlowe. the football team also come under the guiding hand of Mr. George McCutcheon. SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT: Miss Edith West teaches social problems to the seniors and. as coadviser to the juniors, she has helped plan the big event of our show, the J.S. U. High performers swing expertly from one date to another in Mrs. Claude Merideth's junior U. S. History classes. The Bisbila Board receives her special attention during activity periods. Dr. Edgar B. Wesley, head of the Social Studies Department, has provided mental food for the U. High menagerie by writing and editing many of the textbooks we study in history. Mr. William Cartwright teaches the junior high history classes. The eighth graders maintain that he tells the most interesting tales of any circus story teller they've ever heard. INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT: Over in Pattee Mr. Robert Helm houses the woodworking show. Mr. Helm teaches ninth grade science and is co-adviser of the tenth grade. Mrs. Thomas McCart. of the Home Economics Department, supervised the sewing of those glamorous costumes the audience whistled at in the U. Highlites. Mrs. McCart is also the co-adviser of the seventh grade. Mr. James Nickerson is singing star and leader of the circus band. His greatest success was the production of a bigger and better U. Highlites. The Art classes, under Mr. Duard Laging painted the advance posters for our shows. Mr. Laging is the co-adviser of the seventh grade and he is in charge of the Camera Club. LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT: Miss Ellen di Giambattista teaches Spanish and French students to toss nouns and verbs at one another. DiGi also helps the French club put on skits for the show, and is coadviser for the ninth grade act. Fraulein Birkmaier. or is it senorita. has added Spanish to her duties of teaching German. Miss Birkmaier also manages to advise the German and Spanish Clubs besides coadvising the senior class. Miss Eleanor Marlowe helps conduct two of the main foreign exhibits in the tent, Latin and Spanish. Also she sponsors the Latin Club. 9J!.i(X4t la+ne iA PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: Miss Eloisc Jaegar, freshman girls instructor, is our leading trapeze performer. Besides teaching the girls health education and physical fitness, she has trained many freshmen to be amateur acrobats. The iron ladies’’ of our big show are Miss Theda Hagenau and Miss Virginia Pettigrew, girls' physical education instructors. Miss Hagenau had charge of classes during winter quarter, and Miss Pettigrew during spring and fall. Coach Oscar Haddorf not only supervises the boys' gym classes and coaches U. High athletic teams, but also finds time to advise the U. Club and the Gopher Hi-Y. NURSE AND LIBRARIAN: Miss Marie Bestul. school nurse who has been in charge of the school's first aid. has not had a single casualty in the past year. She has seen us through the terrors of "Health Service" and illnesses with a smile. Miss Jean Gardiner Smith has kept the library and its murals sleek and trim and seen to it that books were never too long overdue. OFFICE STAFF: Taking the place of Mrs. Richard Walsh who left the manager's office of the show in February, was Mrs. Ruth Wood. Mrs. Wood came from the accounting department of the University Hospital to join the show. Vivian Overn checks absences and sells tickets to the sports events at U. High. Viv says that she is not sure if U. High is a circus, but there is always something doing. TOP—Phyiical Education Department: Pettigrew, Jaeger Hagenau. 2nd PICTURE—Phy ieal Education Department: Haddorf. 3rd PICTURE—Librarian: Smith, Nunc: Bcttul. BOTTOM—Office Force: Wood, Overn. 10TDP PERFORMERSJANETTE AHRENS DecDce is one of U. High' most renowned students, having taken a great many high honors in figure skating. Although this has kept her very busy she kept up with her school work and outside activities. These include Dramatic Club, Bis-bila Board (’43), Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, French Club, Spanish Club, Breeze Staff, Library Board, and Mothers' Tea Committee. JOHN AMBERG Johnnie is everyone's friend. He is a good all-round boy and has been in our midst for six years. In this time, he has much to his credit: U. Club, Senate, German Club. Homecoming Committee, J. S. Committee, football team, golf team, class officer (president, '42; vice-president. ’44), Hi-Y, and U. Highlites. BETTY BERGQUIST "Berkie," a very familiar figure around U. High halls, is known for her cvcr-rcady wit. Besides taking frequent trips to Wyoming, she has found time for a good many activities which include being a member of the Carnival Board, French Club, Spanish Club, J. S. Committee. Typing Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, Knitting Club, and Graduation Committee. JACK BOHUG Jack likes airplanes, hunting, and girls. As side interests from his social life at U. High, he has liked Pep Club, Model Airplane Club, Golf Team, Camera Club, school plays, and Dramatic Club enough to take an active part. He is noted, too, for his sparkling black eyes and sunny personality. Jack has plenty of school spirit and showed it by his expert cheer leading. JAMES BRAY "Dan'l Boone," or "that ole fresh air fiend," was one of the class's outstanding figures. As president of the Camera Club, he did many fine things for the members and their "dark room." Jim was active for three years in football, swimming, basketball, German Club, Hi-Y, and Boys' U. Club. He is now serving with the United States Army. VIRGINIA ALDEN Jinny is the girl who is always up on the latest sayings, records and dance steps. During her six years here she has been a member of the Dramatic Club, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, French Club (sec.-trcas.), Breeze Staff. School Plays, Stage Force, Library Board, Mothers' Tea Committee, Pep Club, Graduation Committee, Knitting Club, and U. Highlites. HOWARD BARROWS Howie was an old timer at U. High. He had been a member of our class for almost five years when he left just before Christmas to join the armed forces. He is now stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. While at U. High, Howie was a leading member of Printing Club, Pep Club, and Choir, and was also manager of the wrestling team. PAUL BERRISFORD Paul has been an on and off member of our class for four years. His last departure was for the Navy just before Christmas. Before leaving, however, he was very active as secretary of the Hi-Y, senior editor of the Bisbila, and a member of Dragomen, J.S. Committee. Homecoming Committee, German Club, Dramatic Club, and Senate. TOM 80WYER Tom has been one of our class since we were all tenth graders. Sports head his list of U. High activities. He was a member of the track and wrestling squads besides being a good student. Tom has mechanical ability and ought to do well in this line according to his record so far. JEAN BREIDENBACH Although she didn't come until her Junior year, Jean has made a place for herself at U. High. A member of Dramatic Club and vice-president this year, she will long be remembered for her performance in "Letters to Lucerne." Jean is also secretary of the class, and active in Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, Choir, Typing Club, Bisbila Board, and Acme. 12EDWARD BRIGGS A friend, an athlete, a leader, and an all-round good man—that Ed. His colorful, busy career at U. High it illustrated by his presidency of the Senate, and hit membership in Dragomen, U. Club. Hi-Y, Latin Club, Spanish Club, Carnival Board, Breeze Staff, Homecoming Committee, and the football, golf and basketball teams. He was also president of his clast m his junior year. BARBARA BROWN Barb's flying fingers were responsible for the typing of much of the Bisbila copy since she was official typist for the book. In addition to the Bisbila. she was kept busy during her four years at U. High with the Red Cross Council, Spanish Club, Knitting Club. Graduation Committee, and the Mothers Tea Committees. JOHN 8UCHTA It's beyond us how "Square John" combined an outstanding scholastic record, Senate, German Club, AVOC secretaryship, class officer-ship, Pep Club, and U. Highlitcs with jumping from sophomore to senior rating and still found time for outside-of-school fun. He did. though, and on the side managed such matters as the war bond sale and school fire drills. BARBARA CRITCHFIELD Barb established a notable reputation while spending five years at U. High. One of the few girls that has belonged to AVOC. she is treasurer of the Dramatic Club and Acme, on the Breeze staff, did work on the "Biz" as a junior, w«$ in school plays, the U. Highlites, Choir, Library Board, Homecoming Committee, Pep Club. Graduation Committee, and Knitting Club. JOSEPHINE DAUBNEY Jo hat the unusual talent of hunting and shooting. She is looking forward to being a chemist and living in Alaska. You can bet she will have happy memories of U. High thinking back on the U. Highlites, Knitting Club, Graduation Committee, Pep Club, Bisbila Board (faculty editor), Choir, AVOC. Library Board, Breeze Staff, French Club, Stage Force, Science Club, Latin Club, and Acme. NORA BRINK Nora wants to follow in her mother's footsteps and become an author. After seeing the capable job the did as editor of the Breeze we arc sure the will do it successfully. The Pep Club, U. Highlites. AVOC, Library Board, French Club, Senate, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, Acme, and treasurer of the Latin Club were among her other activities at U. High. CYRUS BROWN Cy is one of the twenty-si original members of our class, having started at U. High in the seventh grade. During his si years here he participated in football and was a star member of the tennis team, having earned a letter in this sport. His other activities included Hi-Y, Senate, and U. Club. CAROLINE CARSELLE This black-haired, black-eyed beauty it going to be a good housewife if her hobbies of cooking and knitting show anything. Caroline was one of the chorines in the U. Highlitcs. and also a member of the Graduation Committee. For the last three years she has been an important member of our class Mothers' Tea Committee. DON CRUZEN Don it responsible for many things around U. High but mostly for the AVOC. He has been its president for three years and was one of its founders. Besides doing bchind-the-scene work in school productions, and being Assistant Manager for the football team, Don was in Spanish Club, Choir, Model Airplane Club and Pep Club. SALLY DeVINE Sally's artistic skill helped make this yearbook, but art has been only one of her interests and activities. Besides being art editor of the Bisbila, she was on the Stage Force of the Highlites and a member of French Club, Spanish Club, Dramatic Club, Graduation Committee, and Knitting Club. With all this, Sally still found time to carry on her hobby of hiking. 13JEAN DOYLE PEGGY DOYLE Jean is the friendly type. During school she has been an active mem-ber of Latin Club, Spanish Club, Breeze Staff, Camera Club, J. S. Committee, Library Board, and the Knitting Club. Outside of school she is quite an all-around girl also. She is a good dancer and many people know of Jean's beautiful skating. JACK DUMAS The class clown. President of the U. Club, and a good athlete, is Jack or "Dula." He has three rough and tumble years on the football and basketball teams behind him and two lively years on the track team. He has also been a never-to-be-forgotten member of the German Club. Hi-y, and U. Club. JEANNE PURNELL A sparkling personality and a wonderful dancer. Nellie is the girl with the many nicknames. When she wasn't keeping things rolling in the Senior Class, she was busy with the Library Board. Girls' Club Cabinet and Council. Graduation Committee, Mothers' Tea Committee. Vice-President of the Typing Club, and being a chorine in the U. Highlites for two years. GLORIA HAMMERSTEIN With the nickname of ''Hammy' , Gloria came to U. High from Johnson High to take part in the Latin Club, Stage Force, Dramatic Club. Speech Club. 8rccxc Staff, Mothers' Tea Committee. Knitting Club, and the '44 Highlites. When we see her in the trim uniform of a nurse we will remember the huge St. Thomas sweater that she once sported at U. High. EARBARA HENLY Speech Club. Brsbila Board (Organization editor), Vice-President of French Club. Library Board. Typing Club. Mothers' Tea Committee, Graduation Committee, Instrumental music. President of Knitting Club, U. Highlites, Chairman of the Book Committee for 1943. and Red Cross Council are all the things that Barb squeezed into her two years at U. High. She has also entertained with her ‘Cello, playing at various U. High events. Peggy waited 'till her Junior year to come to U. High, so we missed too many years of her subtle humor. She was in the U. Highlites and an active member of German Club, Typing Club, and Library Board. Also in her two years at U. High she has been on the Bisbila Board, J. S. Committee and the Mothers' Tea Committee. MARY EMSLIE "Noxy" can combine work and play and have a good time doing cither. She is the Acme Apple winner of this class, President of Girls' Club, Acme, and Latin Club, and secretary of Senate. Besides this she is in National Honor Society, Dramatic Club, Speech Club. Class Officer. French Club, Pep Club, Graduation Committee, and was Mothers' Banquet Chairman in her Junior Year. DICK GEHLEN Dick has been a member of our class off and on for the past two years. Coming from St. Paul Academy, he has always kept things humming around the school. Carefree and independent, Dick is known for his antique car which breaks down almost daily. We will all miss it as well as its cheerful owner. PATRICIA HARTY Pat deserves a badge of credit for her wonderful work on the U. Highlites this year. No one could have been a better coach of the black face and paper doll choristers. During her sophomore year Pat was nominated as Queen Candidate from our class. This year she is vice-president of Acme, in the Spanish Club, and on the Library Board, Homecoming Committee, Senate, and Graduation Committee. RALPH HOGAN "Johnny" didn't make up his mind to come to U. High until his Senior year when he arrived from St. Thomas Military Academy. During the year he has been a faithful member of the basketball and track squads. In his spare time he plays a mean trumpet and is a member of a local swing band. 14NANCy HOLMES BARBARA JENSEN Nancy it the tpark plug of the Senior Clatt. Her greateit ambition it to live to see the year 2000 A.D. Meanwhile, the hat had four busy years at U. High, taking in the Bis-bila Board (Feature editor), Latin Club, Girls' Club Cabinet and Coun-cil, Class officer, Spanish Club. Library Board, President of the Typing Club, Chairman of the 1943 J. S. Committee, and U. Highlitet. DOROTHEA JENSEN Dottie came to U. High from Oak Park, III., in her Junior year. She hat made a fine record for herself by being active in Dramatic Club and school plays, and giving readings in assembly and the Highlitet. She hat alto chalked up Science Club. Spanish Club, Breeze reporter. Camera Club, Choir, and Mothers' Tea Committee on her list of activities. JAMES KAMISKE Jim has had his fingers in a little of everything during hit five years at U. High. This year he had the very difficult task of being Senior Class Treasurer. Other things that kept Jim busy were the Bisbila Board, Science Club, German Club, Breeze Staff. AVOC. Track Team, class officer, Model Airplane Club, and the Pep Club. PHYLLIS KING Around our halls Phil it famous for her cheerful laugh. Outstanding for her wonderful cooking, she also has a long list of U. High activities to her credit. She has spent her time in Dramatic Club, school plays. Stage Force, J. S. Committee, Library Board, Choir, Typing Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, Pep Club. Graduation Committee, Knitting Club and U. Highlit . SHIRLEY KNOBLOCH Clever, cute, and conscientious, "Shirl" has made hcrtelf known and appreciated by everyone during her two yean at U. High. She was the General Chairman of the Senior Mothers' Tea. She also shone in the Dramatic Club, Typing Club, Choir, and Bisbila Board this year, and in the Speech Club and Choir during her junior year. Devoting her spare time to Dramatic Club, Acme, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, Spanish Club, Typing Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, Graduation Committee, U. Highlitet, and Art Directors' League still left Barb time to smile and join in local gossip. She hailed from Washburn in her junior year, but likes U. High better. She wants to be an illustrator and we'll expect to hear of her success. SALLY JESNESS Sal is known to everyone for her friendlinest and good humor. There is one thing the really lovet to do —laugh. She is full of school spirit and has helped the Pep Club, U. Highlitet, Graduation Committee, J. S. Committee. Stage Force, School plays. Camera Club, Latin Club, Senate, Library Board, Mothers' Tea Committee, and Knitting Club with her energy and ideas. JACQUELYN KING Jackie came to U. High from West just last September, but you'd never know it from the number of friends she has made. While at West, she was president of her class during both her sophomore and junior years. This year at U. High, Jackie belonged to Spanish Club, Typing Club. Mothers' Tea Committee, Graduation Committee, and the U. Highlites. DON KNAPP Don has made quite a name for himself at U. High as an outstanding athlete. He has taken an active part for three years on the basketball. track, and football teams. Don is the life of any party, and there is never a quiet moment when he is around. He has been very active in both Gopher Hi-Y and the Boys' U. Club. CAROL KOENIG Carol certainly has a head for figures, if her work as Co-Business Manager of the Bisbila is any evidence. Besides juggling the Bis-bila's finances she has been an active member of German Club. Knitting Club. Dramatic Club, U. Highlites. and band, and acted as Secretary-Treasurer of the Typinq Club during her two years at U. High. 15LOIS KOVARIK GWENDOLYN LAMBERT Loir joined our ranks from St. Paul Central last year, and since she arrived, she has found her time during school hours taken up with Dramatic Club, Typing Club. Spanish Club. U. Highlites. Mothers’ Tea Committee. Graduation Committee, and Pep Club. Lois' thoughts are all up in the air—she wants to become a pilot; meanwhile, she spends much of her time on skiis. MAVIS LEOPOLD Mavis has made many friends at U. High during her senior year with her ever ready smile and charming ways. Choir, Mothers' Tea Committee, and the U. Highlites were her activities for the year. She likes to skate and play ping-pong, and best of all, she has high ambitions, she hopes someday to be an airplane pilot. LILA McGOWAN Until this year, "Mac" spent her high school life at Edison High. She has special talent in music, having played drum for six years, and has taken a very active part in junior and senior high school bands. Lila is interested in Botany and hopes for a career in some kind of work in the field of botany research. DOROTHY McQUEEN A newcomer this year, this personality girl from West High has brought a lot of pep and wit into our class. Dot was one of the blackface choristers in the U. Highlites and her other activities included Dramatic Club and Mothers' Tea Committee. Like several other artistic members of the class, she hopes to become a commercial artist after finishing college. RALPH NELSON Known as "Whitie" in our halls. Ralph proved his writing ability by serving as sports editor of the Campus Breeze 1943-44. He was on the wrestling and football teams, but he reports that baseball is his favorite sport. Add the Highlites, Hi-Y (of which he was vice-president), German Club, and Stage Force and you will see he has been really busy. Gwen joined our class during her junior year when she came to U. High from Nashwand High School. Like most girls from the Range, she excels in skating, skiing, and swimming. As her friends will testify, working in Latin Club and Camera Club have been just a part of the out-of-class activities Gwen has enjoyed at U. High. LOUISE McELROY There's nothing that needs to be written about "Louie." Everyone knows what she did during her years at U. High. She was a member of the Latin Club for three years, Dramatic Club. Senate during her senior year, Stage Force. Spanish Club, an editor on the Breeze Staff. J. S. Committee. Choir, Mothers' Tea Committee, Pep Club, Graduation Committee, U. Highlites, the operetta, and Acme. BARBARA McKAY With her beautiful voice, Barb is on the road to fulfill her ambition of being a singer. Versatile as she is busy, she has combined singing in the U. Highlites and at assemblies with being girls’ sports editor of the Bisbila, a member of Dramatic Club. Graduation Committee, and U. Highlites cast. BETTY MUGGLEY Betty came to U. High in the tenth grade, and in her three years she has chalked up credits in many activities. Besides working in the Spanish Club for two years, Library Board, Dramatic Club, Typing Club, Pep Club, and Knitting Club, she has served as Cheerleader, organization editor of the Bisbila, and member of the Mothers' Tea Committee. A radio career is her ambition. ROBERT NELSON Bob has been in the National Honor Society for two years, on the football team for three years, and participated in wrestling one year. This year he joined the U. Club (who will forget his beautiful red bow tic?) and was also the school treasurer. With all this he was able to add Model Airplane Club and Typing Club to his record. 16SUSAN NESBIT During her lenior year, "Susie" proved her capability by managing all the Mothers' teas. One of the original members of the class of '44, Sue has made every moment count and her record proves it, for on it are listed: French Club, Li-brary Board, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, Mothers' Banquet Speaker, Stage Force, Bisbila Board (Senior editor). Dramatic Club. Acme, Typing Club, Graduation Committee, and U. Highlites. WILLIAM NOREEN Bill's talent for leadership was obvious this year through the great job he did as our senior class president. But he did not stop there—every minute of his school life was filled with such extra-curricular activities as Dragomen, Bisbila Board (Athletic editor), Spanish Club, J. S. Committee, Hi-Y, U. Highlites, and being manager of the football and basketball teams, and Senate member. ROBERT OVERN Bob is one of those lucky people who sports an AVOC button. Through his work in the AVOC. showing movies and playing records, he is getting good experience for realizing his ambition of becoming an aeronautical engineer. Bob took part in the U. Highlites in addition to the AVOC. Before he came to U. High Bob attended Concordia Junior College. WINIFRED PHELPS Winnie came to U. High and beat us all by leaving during the fall quarter for the University. She is one of those people who arc gifted with both personality and brains. While she was at U. High Winnie made many friends and we were all sorry to see her go but look forward to seeing her next year. ROBERT PIRSIG Meet the owner of the original "zoot hat", which gave him fame. Bob's experiments in the chemistry lab also earned him renown as the mad scientist. Bob is one of those boys who was a sophomore one year and a senior the next and still found time for such activities as German Club. Science Club, and an editorship on the Bisbila Board (Feature editor). ROBERT NEWCOMB Everyone knows Bob and he will always be remembered for his good spirit. He kept himself busy with the Science Club, German Club, Camera Club (of which he was president), Football, Golf, and Basketball teams. Pep Club, and the U. Highlites. He came from Roosevelt High, Seattle, Washington, in his sophomore year, and has medical ambitions. LILLIAN ANN NUWASH Elly shows what she thinks of U. High by coming all the way from Ceylon, Minn., to go here. Her record shows she has had a busy time, for it included Dramatic Club, School Plays. Spanish Club. J. S. Committee, Cheerleader, Mothers' Tea Committee, Pep Club (treasurer in 42-'43), Graduation Committee, Knitting Club, U. Highlites, Operetta, and the Senior class party committee. NANETTE PARKS Nan celebrated her first year at U. High by being elected Carnival queen. During her Sophomore year she was a class officer and on the Homecoming Committee. This year Nan is President of Dramatic Club and Secretary of Acme. With participation in school plays, Spanish Club, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, J. S. Committee, Library Board, Graduation Committee, and U. Highlites, Nan has made an outstanding record. MARGERY PIEPER Toddy is her name, as everyone knows. Her subtle humor is as funny as they come. She has serious thoughts, however, about the German Club (of which she is vice-president), Dramatic Club, Acme, Bisbila Board, Senate, Stage Force, Homecoming Committee, J. S. Committee, U. Highlites, Knitting Club, Graduation Committee, and the Operetta. GEORGE RANDOLPH George is familiar to all of us through his work as a page. Perhaps he is even more familiar through his skill in wrestling. For several years he has reached the district wrestling meet, once placing second. This year he was captain of the team. In addition to wrestling his activities included U. Club, Senate, and secretary of Hi-Y. 17STUART REEDY Stu's personality will get him far if the way he has gotten along at U. High is any indication. He was the sports editor of the Campus Breeze this year. In his sophomore and junior years he was on the wrestling team. Stu has also taken an active part in the Dramatic Club, the Stage Force, the Highlites, and has been treasurer of Hi-Y. STANLEY RIGLER Jack accelerated, missing his junior year, but he put as much into two years as most people put into three. He was secretary of Dramatic Club, in school plays, and the Highlites. During his sophomore year he was president of his class. He was in Science Club, Latin Club, and worked on the Bisbila. This year he was in AVOC, Spanish Club, Pep Club, vice-president of Dragomen, and on the Breeze Staff. BETTY RYDELL Everyone knows Bets, the brown eyed beauty, who was crowned queen of this year's Homecoming. She’s been a member of "our gang" for four years, having come in her Freshmen year, and hasn't had a dull moment with Dramatic Club. Acme, School plays, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, French Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, and Graduation Committee in her schedule. BETTY ANNE SAWATZKY Coming from Holy Angels Academy in her sophomore year, Betty Anne has done her share in school activities. During her sophomore, junior, and senior years she served on the Mothers' Tea Committee and also took part in the Spanish Club and the Science Club. One of her main extra-curricular activities is collecting perfume bottles. SALLY SCHERVEN Looking forward to a career as a medical technician, Sal will have many a happy memory of her two years at U. High from the Dramatic Club, Bisbila Board, German Club, Library Board, Choir, Mothers’ Tea Committee. Graduation Committee, and U. Highlites Chorus Line. For information on the latest records, Sally is strongly recommended. AUDREY RIDER Dramatic Club and Typing Club have been just two of the long list of activities Aud has taken part in since she came to U. High as a junior. Other credits Audrey has earned include planning with the Mothers' Tea Committee, reporting for the Breeze, and working on the U. Highlites as a member of the make-up committee. JOYCE ROOT Joy came to U. High in her junior year from Edison Senior High School and from all appearances she likes U. High pretty well. During her two years at U. High she has taken an actice part in Latin Club and was a very good worker in the Mothers' Tea Committee. Her ambition is to become a nurse and we all know she will make good. MARIANNE SANDBERG A member of our class for three years. Marianne has rated “tops" as far as both personality and scholarship arc concerned. During this time she has been an active member of Dramatic Club. Spanish Club, Library Board, Band, Graduation Committee, and Mothers' Tea Committee. All of us remember Marianne's "squeezebox" at both of the U. Highlites. JEAN SCAMMON Editor-in-chief Jean, a U. Highite since the 7th grade, has had a busy career. Besides the "Biz" her time was taken up with Latin Club. Stage Force, Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, French Club (of which she was President), J. S. Committee, Library Board. Typing Club, Mothers' Tea Committee, Mothers' Banquet Speaker, Graduation Committee, Knitting Club, and Acme. PAUL SCHEUNEMANN Paul, staying at U. High for an extra year to do post-graduate work, is known to the school for his outstanding personality, cheerful disposition and ever ready smile. His executive duties have included being president of both Dragomen and U. Club, and he was also a member of the football team, the Model Airplane Club, and the German Club. 18SANDRA SPAETH JOANNE UNDINE W« were all surprised one day during assembly to discover that Sandra was an excellent cheerleader. Since then she has performed the job faithfully and expertly. Other activities that she has been equally expert in performing are those connected with participation in U. Highlites, Knitting Club. Pep Club. Mothers' Tea Committee, Typing Club, Spanish Club, Bisbila Board. Speech Club, and Dramatic Club. BARBARA WRIGHT During her two years at U. High, Barb has become a well known figure and has attracted many friends. Her list of activities include the Dramatic Club. German Club. J. S. Committee, Library Board, Mothers' Tea Committee, and the U. Highlites. In all these she has proven her ability to stick to a job until it is well done. Joanne is one of the old timers at U. High, for she started in the seventh grade. During these years she has done a lot for the Dramatic Club. Bisbila Board. Stage Force, Spanish Club, J. S. Committee, Knitting Club, and Mothers' Banquet program. To top it all off she is gifted with a beautiful singing voice. PATRICIA WHITE Pat's another of our class artists. Coming from Shortridgc High School in Indianapolis. Indiana, this year, her talents have added greatly to the artistic value of both the Breeze and the Bisbila. While at Shortridgc. Pat was a member of the Sketching Club and this year at U. High, her time has been taken up with Dramatic Club. Typing Club, and Bisbila. ED HANLON Ed, who is now a member of the United States Army Air Forces, came to U. High during his junior year, hailing from Shattuck Military Academy. He was outstanding as a two-year man on the football team and a faithful and rugged member of the Boys' U. Club, Hi-Y. and the swimming team. GUY CLEVELAND Guy Cleveland has been a popular member of U. High for four and one-half years. He joined our class in the seventh grade and stayed until the tenth when he left for another school. He came back this year to U. High, but unfortunately in March he had to leave for the Army. Our best wishes go to Guy. Pait the ftevieivi+Uf Stand Twelve years ago we started out to get an education: Each year we spent nine months for school and three for our vacation. But even from the very start we pictured with elation The time, the setting, and the place of our own graduation. In grammar school a Senior’s smile would leave us hypnotized: Each freshman picked a senior for his own to idolize. As sophomores it finolly seemed that we were recognized. And then as Juniors all our dreams were almost realized. At last as seniors now we have discovered, in the fall Our team came out as champions the very top of oil: And Homecoming was wonderful, if you will please recall For you feel the best if your team is the one that holds the ball. With winter came the Highlites. and no matter what our age We'll recall the fear ond joking that went on behind the stage. When each new Breeze was given out we studied every page. Seeing who liked who and what was new and just what was the rage. Spring came and went so quickly with so many things to do Like the prom, the play, the banquet—but to end this short review It doesn't quite seem possible, it doesn't quite seem true That our final year is over and our high school days are through. As seniors, to the faculty, we say before we leave We thank you for the many things you’ve helped us to achieve: And to all the underclassmen, we sincerely believe That you will have os much fun as you've helped us to receive. 19Se+tian. Sltcuu Ccui Vernon Wetherell. Lord Bantock........................John Amberg Fanny.................................................Nanette Parks Martin Bennet.........................................Jack Rigler Susannah Bennet.......................................Barbara Critchfield Jane Bennet...........................................Jo Daubney Ernest Bennet.........................................Stuart Reedy Honoria Bennet........................................Dorothea Jensen The Misses Wetherell Miss Adela Measor...................................Louise McElroy Miss Carlotta Addison...............................Mary Emslie Dr. Freemantle........................................Ralph Nelson George P. Newte.......................................Bill Noreen That annual senior activity, the presentation of the class play, came this year on May 26 when dramatic stars from the "Top Performers' gave "The Second Lady Bantock. by Jerome K. Jerome, in the Music Auditorium. The plot of this play involves the marriage of Fanny [Nan Parks) to Vernon Wetherell (John Amberg). unaware of the fact that he is Lord Bantock of Rutlandshire. Further complications arise when Fanny discovers that the servants at Bantock Hall are her own dominating relatives from whom she ran away when she was young. The struggle of Fanny to take her proper place as mistress of Bantock Hall creates amusing situations, but everything ends on a happy note. Friends and critics of the senior stars agreed that the presentation was a truly professional one. One high spot of the performance was a specialty dance, arranged and introduced into the script by Barbara Jensen. 20C D L-LJ CD- Come one, come all, and see the show, The parade is formed and ready to go, The tent is up with banners flying, The colorful vendors their wares are crying. But before we go in, let’s peer round the corners And take a close look at the circus performers! SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE— th ROW: J. Alc and«». Rowe. 8. Baer. Schoonover J. Nelion, Falk. Hoetger. 3rd ROW: Shafer. Chri»ten»on, R. Riglet, Sttooic, J. Olion, Zietlow, D. Johmon. 2nd ROW: I. Boberg, Roitkcpf. Kohner. Hirich, Brown, Sporley, Handler. 1st ROW: M. Amberg, Dobell, Hillhoute, Mr». McCart. Hcdback, Doeli, B. Sodcrlmd. SEVENTH GRADE EIGHTH GRADE Mary Ellen Amberg Lcnore Boberg . . Charlotte Dobell . , Arthur Doeli . . Miss Mildred Schmidt Mr. Duard Laging . . President Vice-President . . Secretary . . Treasurer . . Advisers Sue Hedback . . Bror Sodcrlind . . Anne Hillhousc . . Jim Rosskopf . . Mrs. Thomas McCart Mr. Morton Kcston . . President Vice-President . . Secretary , . Treasurer . . Advisers Mukjeti The Midsets went all out to help win the school s war bond drive and as a reward for selling the most bonds the Jr. High participated in the Twin City Radio Quiz. Four eighth graders took part in this program. Of course the older midgets did other things besides work. They had several parties including one on Hallowe'en and another before one of the U. High basketball games. The smallest addition to U. High's show, the seventh grade, also did its share. They worked for the Red Cross by making cartoon books and scrapbooks. With a start like this Midgets should be giants in the act before many years have passed. Their class sponsors tell us their activities have already put them well on the way. 22Robert Setter.............. Joyce Tankenoff ............ Richard Kuhn............... Lenorc Paper............... Mr. George McCutcheon | Mits Ellen di Giambattista I . . President Vice-President . . Secretary . . Treasurer . . Advisers 'lumldefuL One of the feature attractions of the year for the ninth grade tumblers was the Sadie Hawkins Day" party on November 7th. It was complete with the traditional man hunt, in which the desperate gals chased the reluctant men. Another highlight came when the Mothers of the freshmen were invited to tea on February 16th. Since the theme was Washington's Birthday, tradition called for patriotic name tags and invitations. Re- freshments consisted of cherry pie. tea and cookies. Music and a short play made up an interesting program. A special activity which won fame for the Tumblers came when the school wide bond-selling contest was held during the 4th war loan drive. Since the junior high sold the most bonds, four freshmen (Tankenoff, Setzcr, Firth, and Melzer) were chosen to appear on the Radio Quiz of the Twin Cities. NINTH GRADE—3rd ROW: Avrick, lobnitx. D'Aiglc, H. Buchta, Andrew!, Oeringcr. 2nd ROW: Firth. levintohn, D. Allen. Lohmann, B. Park . Robert King, lit ROW: Kaufman. Clark, Factkcnhcui, Mm Di Giambattiita. Paper, Kuhn. BOTTOM: 3rd ROW: Wolff. Thorne. Metier, Milham, McMillan. 2nd ROW: Willett. Sorenion, Nulty. H. Reedy. Nolan, lit ROW: Upgren. C. Maurer, Mr. McCutcheon, Sctxer, Martin. 23SOPHOMORE CLASS—TOP: 3rd ROW D. Hanton, Gabay, J. Baer, Fleming, R. Aletandcr. Gruner, L. Himker David. 2nd ROW: Endreu. Green-item, Ellcrman, I. Gorman, Hunt, Abbott. Burn. Joan Craniton. lit ROW: Gcicll, Feldman, Abrahamson. Goepfcrt, Mr. Helm. I. Boberg, Burton, Greaory. BOTTOM: 3rd Row: Sameh, Charlet Ne'ton. Schcrmcrhorn, Rauen, Tntter, Lorbcrbaum, J. Petraborg. Retor. 2nd ROW: Sciton, Maccy, Krintky. Tholcn, Phillips, Wilkes, Page, 0. Sodcrlmd. Ht ROW: N. Riglcr, Lakmann, Richard King, H. Randolph, Mm Day, L. Randolph, Kaplan, laucr. The Sophomore class is noted for its talent. These young Jugglers proved their originality in their assembly program when they presented a radio drama, Letter to Bertchesgaden.' Many of the Jugglers took part in other assemblies and in the U. High-lites. Off-stage these energetic performers demonstrated a talent for fun when they gave a class party after which they attended the all-school play. Another important social event on the class calendar was the Mothers’ Tea held in February. At the end of the winter quarter the troupers were sorry to lose one of their managers, Miss Margaret Day. but were glad when Miss Olive Prine stepped in to help them. Big billings are surely in prospect for these sophomore Jugglers. Imogcnc Boberg.............. Alan Rice................... Courtney Burton............. Mary Goepfert............... Mr. Rickard Helm } Mitt Margaret Day J 24 , . President Vicc-Prciidcnt , . Secretary . . Treaturer AdvitertEd Clapp .... Nancy Cullum . . Margaret Beddall . Marge Hetfield . . Mr. Clayton Gjerde | Mitt Edith Wett ) . Prendent Vice-Prendent . Secretary . . Trcaturer , . Advitert rWaikeAA. The eleventh grade performers were real promoters of the school activities this year. They slid down the wire in streaming glory when they were put in charge of war bond sales during the Homecoming Queen contest — $10,000 worth of bonds were sold. On May 19. the tight-rope walkers found the main tent spotlight fastened on them again as they opened the Grand March of one of U. High's shyest J.S.'s. Between these two main events, members of the Class of 45 were often in the public eye. They entertained their Mothers at a South American tea and amused the school at the junior assembly. They proved their financial ability, too. by handling ticket sales for the U. Highlites. JUNIOR CLASS—TOR: 4th ROW: R. Johnion. Gage. P. JetneM, Chamberlain, Baker, lerkman, Hcrrcid. 3rd ROW: D. Harty. Collier, V. Mimker, Beggi, Bell, Blake. L. Johnion. 2nd ROW: Bouthilet. Dahltn, Buhop, Ebbighautcn, M. Bcrgquist, Halvonon, Jotcph. lit ROW: Jean Cranston, Clapp, Beddall, Mit Wot. Hetfield, Cullum. Carnet. BOTTOM: 4th ROW: Tioiiem, C. Park . Oldfield. Petraborg, lundquut. Merrill, Seidel. 3rd ROW: Ramcr, Le»y, Tinker, Roienfield. Tilden. Quigley, McGee. 2nd ROW: Rondcitvcdt, Rumble, Swoboda. Mayall, S Pctcnon, Lagcrtcn, Sceitctd. lit ROW: McMcckm, Wert. Mortenion. Mr. Gierdc. P. Maurer, L. Nelton, Locke. 25DO CO I________I________I DO "Step right up folks and get your cones:", The barkers call through their megaphones. A very brisk business these troupers are doing Of high goals, purposes: real friendship they're brewing. At any circus where ere you go, The sideshow's an integral part of the show! 'I'uuijieAA, NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Truly top performers in our circus are the students who are members of the National Honor Society. Each year five per cent of the junior class and fifteen per cent of the senior class become members of this society. The requirements for membership include scholarship, leadership, character and service to the school. In addition to the two students elected last year, Mary Emslie and Bob Nelson, the following were elected to the National Honor Society for 1943-1944: seniors. Edward Briggs. Nora Brink, John Buchta, Barbara Critchfield. Louise McElroy. Nan Parks. Jack Rigler, Marianne Sandberg, Jean Scam-mon; juniors, Joanne Bouthilet, Thomas Joseph, and Kathleen Quigley. Or. Anderson Robert Nelson Mery Emslie JOURNALISM HONOR SOCIETY Members of Journalism Honor Society are chosen each year on the basis of the following criteria: responsibility in carrying out the work undertaken; originality and creativeness; uniformly high quality of work: understanding of the function of journalistic writing in a democracy; ability to formulate long range plans and ability to work democratically with other members of the staff. Members of the society this year included: Nora Brink. Jim Kamiske, Jean Scammon, Ed Briggs. Kathleen Quigley. Louise McElroy. Carol Koenig, Barbara Critchfield, Sue Nesbit. Joanne Bouthilet. Sally Scherven, Virginia Hiniker, Josephine Daubney, Barbara Henly, Stuart Reedy. Barbara McKay. Ralph Nelson, Nancy Holmes, Bill Noreen, Mary Goepfert. Evelyn Sexton. Bob Pirsig, Jack Rigler. George Blake, Paul Berrisford, Barbara Brown, John Amberg. 26GiAcuA Glta'uneM. Every other Friday the feminine members of our show who performed the duties of the Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, met to make plans for girls activities. These included planning parties and meetings. and discussing matters concerning the girls in the circus. The ring leaders were Wary Emslie. president; Jean CjofUieA. SItCHAJ. One of the concessions our circus prides itself on is the Gopher Hi-Y, U. High's chapter of the YMCA. Its aims are on the same high level as those of the larger organization and this year the big service project was the collection of funds to buy sports equipment for servicemen. Cranston, vice-president: Evelyn Sexton, secretary; Betty Rydell, treasurer; Mrs. Turner, adviser. The council consisted of the chairman of each of seven committees: entertainment, program, social service, friendship, publicity, ways and means, and Red Cross. Representatives from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes also served on the council. sored a dance after a basketball game and planned a large spring party. The organization of a softball team was the source of a lot of fun and enthusiasm for the club members. Officers at the year’s end were Paul Scheunemann, president: Ralph Nelson, vice-president: George Randolph, secretary; and Stu Reedy, treasurer. Two former officers. Berrisford and Bray, went to military service during the year. GIRLS’ CLUB CABINET and COUNCIL—2nd BOW: Fume 11. Brcrdcnbach. Scammcn. Nctbit. McKay. Alden. Rumble, I. Bober , lit BOW: Rydell, Mrs. Turner, Seiton, Emtlie, Jean Cranston. HI-Y—3rd BOW: G. Petraborg, C. Brown, Brcckman, Amber . Knapp, Clapp, Norccn. 2nd BOW: Bn i. Mork, Jesness, Ga c, Ralph Nclion, Reedy, J. Petraborg. 1st ROW: Duma . G. Randolph, Scheunemann, Mr. Haddort. McGee. C. Parks, T|Oitem. 27 Hi-Y'ers engaged in social activities too. They spon- The advance men for the year's big top performance were the Dragomen, senior high school boys honor society. Meetings of the club were held monthly in Coffman Memorial Union and problems of the student body and the school were discussed. Mr. Glay-don Robbins and Dr. G. Lester Anderson, advisers to the ringmasters, led the group's discussions. The clubs officers were Ed Briggs, president; Paul Scheunemann, vice-president; John Buchta, secretary; and John Amberg, treasurer. When new members were chosen in the spring quarter the following boys were initiated: George Blake, Tom Joseph, Don Cruzen, Ralph Nelson. Stuart Reedy. Bob Nelson. Dick Herreid. DRAGOMEN— STANDING: J. Ambcij. S. Riglcr. SEATED Norcen. J. luchu. CUpp. Rr.gg . ACME—STANDING: Scammon. Aidrn, Ircidcnbach, Dawbncy, Nctbit, McMcckin, louthilct. Carnet. McElroy, Ricpcr. SEATED: Mrt. Turner, CritcMield, Miu Handlan, Emtl.c, Harty, Rydcll. Jle dUuj, JdadUeA Leading U. High's big circus parade. Acme began the year by appointing a big sister committee. Its activities helped all the newcomers feel at home in the school. The leading ladies also had a booth in the Shevlin Tent where war bonds and stamps could be purchased during lunch hour. In order to be elected to membership in this troupe. a girl must have given faithful service to U. High. She must be a good citizen and leader, and do acceptable work in her classes. In the front ranks of the leoding ladies this year were Mary Emslie. president: Barbara Critchfield, vice-president: Nan Parks, secretary: and Pat Harty. treasurer. Miss Handlan and Mrs. Turner, sponsors, called Acme formations. 28Pnxuyiam-SelleAA Events under the big tent at U. High during 1943-44 were faithfully and originally programmed by the Campus Breeze, edited by a staff headed by Nora Brinlt. Feature page editor was Joanne Bouthilet. Barbara Critchfield and Ed Briggs were editors of the first page. Louise McElroy and Jim Kamiske had charge of the fourth page, and Stu Reedy and Whitey Nelson acted as sports editors. Virginia Hiniker filled the position of exchange editor, and Jack Rigler and George Blake edited the special features. Members of the editorial staff and their reporters received training in newspaper technique from the Breeze sponsor. Mr. G. Robert Carlsen. SfumAo-'iA of the Sltatu A colossal show deserves to be permanently end colorfully remembered — so thought the members of the Bisbila Board, sponsors of this record of school life at U. High. Not a small part of the main show was the job of publishing the Bisbila. as the hardworking editors pictured will testify. Their frequent sessions are a matter of record. The editors had the assistance, in both work and fun, of such underclassmen as Kathleen Quigley. Phyllis Maurer, Evelyn Sexton. Nancy Rigler. Mary Goep-fert, and Pat Mortenson. Helping editor-in-chief Jean Scammon crack the whip over the rest of the Board was Mrs. Claude Merideth. sponsor of the Sponsors. BISBILA—STANDING: Spaeth, Koenig, Undine, McKay, Mr». Mcndcth. Breidenbach. Neibit, Knoblcch, Bcddall, J. Amberg, Pir 9. Noreen. SEATED: P. Doyle. Pieper, Daubney, Quigley, Schcrvcn, Henly, B. Brown, Holme . INSET: Jean Scammon. BBEEZE— 2nd «OW: Mr. Cerlicn. J. Rigler. Blake. R. Nel on, Kamuke. S. Reedy. Ut ROW: Bnggi. Bouthilet. McElroy. V. Hiniker, Critchfield. INSET: Nora Brink. 29CiSicuA. PU UQ4jA pdi iA. The Circus Photographers made up one of the circus' main service organizations. Chief cameramen Garrett Gruner, president of the Camera Club, and Jack Page, vice-president, were often seen wandering about the halls, cameras in hand. They were helped with their administrative duties during the year by Secretary Jesness. and Treasurer Hetfield. Club meetings were spent in discussions of photo- graphic problems. A special dark room staff handled most of the technical work on pictures for other school organizations. The personnel of other sideshows are indebted to the Circus Photographers and their adviser. Mr. Duard Laging, for pictures of school events. The big show of the year for the Camera Club itself was the presentation of a salon in which the work of each member was exhibited. CAMERA CLUB—Jfd ROW: Merrill, Gruner, Pctcrion, Oehlm, M«y«ll, Cullum, Gregory, Carnet. Bcddall, Tilden, Swobode, Bohlig. 2nd ROW: H. Randolph, Mr. Laging, L. Randolph, S. ietnett, Lambert, V. Hmikcr, Abrahamton. lit ROW: King, Rauen, Ludwig, Sodcrlind, Page. LIBRARY BOARD—Sth ROW: Brink, Hunt, Sundbcrg, Undine, Henly, Tilden, V. Hmikcr. 4th ROW: Alden, Peterton, Swoboda, Bcddall Halvorton, Scammon, Holmes, Sally Petnett Jrd ROW: Muggley, Schcrven, Laue-, Goepfcrt, Nesbit, Dobell, N. Parkt. 2nd ROW: P. Doyle, Wert, L. Melton, Carnet, Maurer, Locke, Ellerman, Krmtky. lit ROW: S. Maurer, I. Bobcrg, H. Randolph, Mm Smith, L. Randolph, M. Amberg, A. Brown. Gi icui. Jla+uhf+ne+t The crew of circus handymen was bigger and more enthusiastic this year than ever before. These volunteer members of the Library Board performed many jobs such as shelving, arranging periodicals, charging books, keeping records of reserve books, and sending out the daily reminders of overdue books. In this way they gave valuable assistance to the director of the handymen. Librarian Jean Gardiner Smith, at the same time that they learned how a library operates. Other students and faculty appreciated their service, and realized that their co-operation and efficiency made them a great asset to the circus. 30 The newest concession in the circus this year was the Typing Club formed to serve teachers, students, and school organizations by doing all typing they need. It consisted of members of the typing class. The club, although it sounded like a three ring circus when operations were in full swing, has functioned in a most systematic manner with the help of its ring- masters Nancy Holmes, president: Jeanne Furnell, vice-president; Carol Koenig, secretary-treasurer. It had a publicity committee consisting of Barbara Henly. chairman, Jackie King. Susan Nesbit. and Marge Hetfield. to publicize its services and activities. Miss Phillis Vanderschaegan acted as head trainer for the keyboard gymnasts. TYPING CLUB—ird ROW: Hetfield, I. J«n «n. Breideflb«ch, Rider. Henly. 8. Bcrgquut, Ko «rik. 2nd ROW: Cmelle. Muggky, White, Cullum. Knob-loch. King. Scemmon, S. Petcnon. lit ROW: Netbit, P. Doyle, Koenig, Mu Vendcrtchecgen, Holme . Furnell, Spaeth A.V.O.C.—3rd ROW: Perk . Ovcrn, Oldfield, Clapp, Hcrreid. 2nd ROW: J. Riglcr, Brink, Daubncy, Jo «ph, Tinker, Blake. Itt ROW: Critchficld, J. Buchta, Mr. Gjcrdc, Cruien, Kamitkc. cMo-uAe aj o-mcAAMu The Audio Visual Operators Club has dashed through its second year at U. High with colors flying. Since it is one of the newest concessions in the circus, its members will certainly be at home in the House of Tomorrow. The club's adviser was Mr. Clayton Gjerde and with Don Cruzen as president. John Buchta as secretary, and Jim Kamiske as chairman of the com- mittee which qualified applicants for membership, these electrical wizards demonstrated efficiency plus. Besides showing movies and playing records in classes, the club set up a fire alarm system and provided noon hour music. Needless to say. these forerunners of the House of Tomorrow were equally popular with students and faculty. 31LATIN CLUB—Sih ROW: I. Hinikcr J. Baer, Lofberbaum, Harm, Firm.09, Trittcr, J. Petraborg. 4th ROW: Wilkct, Abbott, Beggt. Hanion, D'Aiglc, Andicwi. 3rd ROW: Ramcr, Hunt, Burton, Endreu. Tholcn, McElroy, Lambert. 2nd ROW: Goepfert, Allen, Sorenton, St it on, GeteM, Maccy, I. Bo berg, Gabay. lit ROW: S. Maurer, Upgren, H. Reedy Mm Marlowe, Emtlic, P. Maurer, N. Rtglcr, Mitt Aumodt. GERMAN CLUB—4th ROW: Pirug, Oldfield, Setier, Sullivan. Kamitke, Newcomb, Merrill, Seidel, Herrcid. 3rd ROW: Sccitedt, Lagerten. D. Sober-lind. Tinker, B. Wright. Joan Cranston. Metier Gruner. Rauen. 2nd ROW: Koenig, L. Nelion, Lcvmsohn, Richard King, Jean Craniton, Firth, Goepfert, Scherven, Robert King, lit ROW: P. Doyle, Blake, Gabay. Mm Birkmaier, Lauer, Joseph, J. Buchta, Pieper. Roman. GliasUot Race'll It was a difficult face but the Latin Club Charioteers really won their laurels this year. Their goal was a definite knowledge of Roman history which they acquired under the master hand of Miss Marlowe, club adviser and Latin teacher. During individual class meetings at regular class hours, the racers got a real idea of how the Romans lived under the reign of Caesar. On the lighter side of their study were the programs the students put on once a month. They practiced parts outside of class and presented Roman plays and talks on Roman history, often closing their meetings with refreshments. Leading in the home-stretch were Mary Emslie. president; Mary Goepfert. vice-president: Joan Endress, secretary; and Ray Harris, treasurer. JleifLfyiCfeSi MeAAe One of the most popular booths on the grounds was the one where the German language was put through its repertoire of tricks. The Club went theatrical this year, and gave plays for the P.T.A. and for its own meetings. Miss Emma Birkmaier, club director, coached the plays, one of which was Wo 1st Das Baby?" and helped the German exhibitors give a tea where they and their faculty guests spoke nothing but Deutsch. Club leaders, president, Tom Joseph; vice-president, George Blake; treasurer, Jeanne Lauer, and secretary. Stanley Gabay. helped this foreign exhibit create a great deal cf interest in Geiman literature and customs. 32JleA Masuo-nett i fy'iancatiei. On the grounds of the big show was the old French concession whose actors dispense French drama. French food, and French music. At the first meeting, the French Club elected Jean Scammon. president; Barbara Henly. vice-president; and Joanne Bouthilct, secretary-treasurer. Under their guidance, the club has succeeded in fulfilling its purpose, which is to Pan-Ame ucciH. ZtcltihU Flags of twenty-one American republics decorated the tent of this foreign exhibit, the Spanish Club, which appeared in the big show for the first time last year. This season it has joined the national Pan-American Club and is registered in national headquarters at Washington, D. C. At the meetings the senores and senoritas learned more about our neighbors and how they could promote better relations bring French students together, present French plays, and learn something about French customs. This year in addition to having some parties and several plays, the club has given variety to its meetings by playing French games and serving French delicacies for refreshment. Mademoiselle Ellen di Giambattista acted as manager for Les Marionettes. between the countries in this hemisphere. Club members co-operated to put on an assembly, gave some Spanish plays, and ended the year with a party. Senor Ed Clapp opened the meetings with a buenas dias"; Senorita Jeanne Swoboda, vice-president. Joan Tilden. secretary, and Liz Burn, treasurer, consulted with Sponsor Birlcmaier on affairs of the exhibit. FRENCH CLUB—3rd ROW: Daubncy, Collier, Levy. Quigley, Beggt. 2nd ROW; Neibit. Emtlie, Aldcn, Buhop, Hunt, Brink, lit ROW: McMcckm, Bouthilct, Mitt Di Giambattuta. Scammon. Henly. SPANISH CLUB—5th ROW: Buchta, Phill.pt. V. Himkcr, Undine, B. Bcrgquitt, Kovank, B. Atciander, Norccn. 4th ROW: Muoglcy. P. Harty. Holmet. Halvorton, M. Bcrgquitt McElroy. Sandberg. Greenttem. B. Jcnten. 3rd ROW: Seaton, Dahlin. Beddall, Mayall, N. Parkt, J. Riglcr, i. King, Locke. 2nd ROW: Upgren, Kaufman, Mortcnton, Wert, Abrahamton, Carnet. D. Jcnten, Devine, B. Brown. Itt ROW: L. Randolph, Tilden, Swoboda. Mitt Di Giambattitta, Mitt Birkmaier, Burn, E. Clapp, H. Randolph. 33 CHOIR—4th ROW: Samcli, J. Baer, R. Andrcwi Firming. Milham Tnttcr, Seller, Clapp. Jrd ROW: Leopold, Hunt, Burton, Ebbighauicn, Lev.ntohn, Cntchfield, MeElroy. 2nd ROW; FaetkcnHcuer, Fifth, Allen, Bouthilct, Kap’an. Macy, N. Sorenton, Jcntcn. 1st ROW: Upgren, Mortenson, McMcckin, Mr. Nickerson. N. Riglef, Hammeistem, Martin. BAND—4th ROW: Rage, Dwortky, Soderlind, Sameli, Lofberbaum, J. Petraborg, Hoetgcr. Jrd ROW: Koenig Firth. Ebbighauscn, Sandberg, Wilkes, Henly, Rice. 2nd ROW; M. Amberg, Strouse, J. Olson, J. Aleiander, 8. Soderlind, Zictlo . 1st ROW: Docli, Roskopf, H. Randolph, Mr. Nickerson, L. Randolph, Shacfer, Christianson. Note jjuxfite ti. "Let there be music!' said Mr. Nickerson, and sure enough. from the big tent rang the thirty-one voices of the Choir. With five basses, five tenors, eight altos. and thirteen sopranos, Director James Nickerson had material for a small but effective choral group. The Choir met in two sections for practice, on Fridays having a meeting of the combined group. Chosen from the Choir was a Madrigal group of Although there was no calliope, almost every other instrument was represented in the circus band this year. Under the direction of Mr. James Nickerson any person in the big tent interested or talented in music studied the instrument of his choice. The school purchased several new instruments for the use of the music students and provided them with a eight voices. The Madrigal singers were Barbara Critchfield, Pat Mortenson. Pat Hunt, Dave Fleming, Gerry McMeeken, Dorothea Jensen, Bill Mel-ham. and Bob Setzer. The Choir sang in the school Christmas Program on December 16th. in the U. Highlites. and in the 18th District Music Festival late in April. These note jugglers did their share to enliven U. High's 1943-44 performance. brand new sound proof room to practice in. Various ensembles were made up and their talents put to use in assembly programs. At the Christmas assembly and Senior Baccalaureate Service various members of the music group, as well as other students who had studied with private instructors, served as soloists. 34- Cvp, The Senior High Dramatic Club is one of the oldest concessions in our circus. The membership is open to any person having dramatic ability or interest in the theater. Members of this concession have presented assemblies, plays, and programs within the club. The group meets twice a month under the leadership of Nan Parks, president: Jean Breidenbach. vice-president: Jack Rigler, secretary: and Barbara Critchfield. treasurer. Part of the meeting time is spent in rehearsals directed by the club sponsor. Miss Lorna Seabury. When Letters to Lucerne and U. Highlites' were presented the Club's make-up and costume committee did a splendid job as did the acting stars. [Ju+u i rJ'uu f%eAA The little performers of our show have been organized to give any midget possessing talent a chance to make good in the act. Under the guidance of Miss Lorna Seabury the little performers received expert advice on the fundamentals of drama and play production. Among the plays they presented were "Elmer ", ' The Stolen Prince and The Wed- ding". These plays were given at the Mothers Tea, at club meetings throughout the year, and at such occasions as the Girls' Club assembly where the midgets performed. Rehearsals were held regularly at club meetings called under the big top on alternate Mondays by president Clark and secretary Nulty. DRAMATIC CLUB—4th ROW: Rigler, Bohlig, L. Johnson. Dumas, Sweet McGee. S. Reedy, R. Nelson, CUpp. Noreen. 5th ROW: Hctficld, Tilden, Collier, Levy, Wright. Rider, Wilkes. V. Hiniker, Undine, Kovarik. 4th ROW: Swoboda. Bcddall, S. Jetneit, Critchfield, S. Peterson, Lagerson, McQueen, Mctlroy, Breidenbach, B. Jensen, Daubney. 3rd ROW: Halvorson, White, Mugglcy, Alden, Rydell, Nesbit, Pieper, McKay, Knobloch, N. Parks. 2nd ROW: Koenig, Spaeth, Carnes, D. Jensen, Gregory, Locke, Dahlin, Cullum, Schcrven, Rondcstvedt, Bishop. 1st ROW: Nuwash, Rice, Wert, Maurer. McMeekin, Hammcrstcin, N. Rigler, Feldman, Abrahamson, Bouthilct. JR. DRAMATIC CLUB—4th ROW: Schoonover, Rowe, J. Nelson, Dobell, H. Buchta, Falk. 3rd ROW: H. Reedy, Lohman. B. Parks. Faetkenheuer, Firth, D'Aiglc. 2nd ROW: C. Maurer, Upgrcn, Hcdback, Strousc, Willett, Martin. 1st ROW: B. Baer. Clark. Miss Seabury, Nulty. Kohner, Hirsch. 35Clcuu+U This year the spotlight centered on a new clown act— the U. High Pep Club. Building up interest and enthusiasm at football and basketball games and promoting more school spirit in general was their function. The pep clubbers kept us all rooting together at the games, and they taught us some snappy new yells. Also we can thank the clowns for some entertaining assemblies, noon-hour pep fests, and the great new U. High fight song written by Mrs. Turner, club adviser. The pep clubbers started the year with a successful pow-wow and later put on a dance and party after one of the basketball games. Barb Critchfield leads the group as president. Don Cruzen takes over the gavel when Barb is absent. Tom Parrish keeps the minutes, and Elly Nuwash is club treasurer. PEP CLUB—4th ROW: Bt«ke, Hctficld, Bu»n, V. Himkcr, Kov«nk, Bohlig, Kamitkc, Clapp, Hcnod. 3fd ROW: Muggley, S. JetACM. Ellerman, McElroy. Brink, Daubncy, Ramcr, Joteph. Tinker. 2nd ROW: Spaeth, Piepcr, Neibit. Rydell, L. Nelson, Endrest, J. Rigler, Aldcn, P. Harty. 1st ROW: H. Randolph, Nuwash, Crutcn, Mrs. Turner. CritcMicld. Emslic, Rice, L. Randolph. U. CLUB—3rd ROW: J. Amberg, Knapp. Clapp. B. Nelson, Herreid. 2nd ROW: Mork. T|ossem. Briggs. Gage, P. Jesness. C. Brown. 1st ROW; Dumas, Scheunemann. Mr. Haddorf, G. Randolph, McGee. Ac iabatL The Boys' U. Club continues the parade of activities which are a part of U. High. The Club, whose purpose is to promote, maintain, and master sports during the year, began its schedule early in the fall by electing officers at its first meeting. Those honored were Dumas, chief barker; Amberg, vice-barker; Briggs, ticket taker; Tjossem, financial manager. The Club then held an initiation admitting those boys who had won letters in Football. During the winter quarter the Club volunteered for an assembly and put on a murder mystery written and directed by Jack Dumas and John Amberg. This spring the Club sponsored an athletic banquet for all boys who had won letters during the year. 36STRONG MEN »re wFIRST TEAM—BACK FIELO: T|o «m, Doyle, Brigs . Hanlon. LINE: Clapp, Doermann, McGee. Dumas, Mode, Bray, Knapp. fyoothall The Rags to Riches team of 1943 will not be forgotten soon by U. High of the Lake Conference. Underrated before the season and the underdog during most of the season, the light but fast U. High squad tumbled five of the six conference teams. The only loss was to Wayzata and the final result was a tie with Hopkins for the Conference crown. Coaches Oscar Haddorf and George McCutcheon reported a fine spirit of sportsmanship and co-operation among team members. Outstanding recognition should be given the members of the All-Conference team. The boys are chosen for all-around good playing and sportsman- Clapp blocks in the Robbinsdale gam . ship on the field. Ed Briggs was selected for the quarterback position because of his excellent generalship and punting average: Jack Tjossem for his excellent backfieid work; and Jack Dumas for his aggressive line play. Jim Bray was placed on the second team in recognition of his fine play and outstanding place kicking. Ed Hanlon was made quarterback on the second team in recognition of his remarkable play at the halfback position and his fleet-footed running. Next year's squad promises to give a good account of itself despite the loss of seven letter men by graduation. Coach Haddorf expects the fifteen underclassmen from this year's team to furnish a strong nucleus for the 44 gridders. SEASON S RECORD U. High..................13 Hopkins....................7 U. High..................27 Robbinsdale .... 7 U. High..................13 Mound......................7 U. High..................14 St. Louis Park .... 7 U. High...................6 Wayzata...................12 U. High..................14 Excelsior..................7 381943 Sea'Lon Four weeks of practice led to the first game of the year with Hopkins, the Lake Conference Goliaths, a game which when won. launched the Little Gophers on their most successful season since 1939. Although the boys fought to equal that record, they had to be contented with 5 out of 6 when they lost a heart-breaker to Wayzata. They ended the season, however. tied with Hopkins for the Conference Championship. U. High was considered the underdog in the opener against Hopkins. The Little Gophers took the initiative and Ed Hanlon sparked his team to victory with two touchdowns. Our first home game was against Robbinsdaie on September 30. U. High was conceded a slight advantage. The score stood at 7-7 at the half and our attack pushed on at a terrific rate to beat the Robbins 27-7 by the final gun. The Little Gophers continued their winning streak to three when they trounced the Mound men to a 13-7 win, which was made possible by a 60 yard march in which Tjossem scored from the 8 yard line. Late in the game Hanlon culminated a 55 yard drive in an end sweep for the final score. St. Louis received the next pounding on a game which was a passer's paradise. Ed Hanlon flipped Ooylc and Dumas seem confused as Hanlon scores. two passes in quick succession to put us ahead 14-0. but the Parkers tallied making the score 14-7. U. High was primed for a fifth victory, going into Wayzata‘s camp favored to win, but when the final gun sounded. U. High was on the short end of a 12-6 score. The game was tied 6-6 when Elliot of Wayzata pulled a line buck off a punt formation and ran 60 yards for the final tally. The season closed with a 14-7 victory over Excelsior which won us the conference championship. The game was marked by Tjossem's running, and the passing combination of Hanlon to Tjossem which accounted for our tallies. FOOTBALL TEAM—3rd ROW: Tinker, Noreen, Jetnctl, J. Petraborg, flerkman, Tnttcr, G. Petraborg, Dworsky, Coach Haddorf, Gabay. 2nd ROW: Parkt, Clapp, Docrmann, Knapp, Cage, Bob Nclton, Ambcrg, Brown, Baer. Itl ROW: Dumai, Hanlon. Tjottcm, Bnggt, McGee. Bray, Mork. Doyle. 39BASKETBALL—2nd ROW: Coach Heddorf. T,ittCr. G. Pctraborj, J. Petreborg. P. Jewett. Baer, Tinker (Mgr.). »t ROW: Rowland. Herreid. Knapp. Amberg (capt.), Tjottem, Duma . 6(1991, Lorberbaum. Basketball The 1943-44 basketball season proved to be the most successful the cagers have had in six years. The team finished the conference schedule with a record of seven wins and five losses which gave the Little Gophers undisputed possession of third place. The team, led by Captain John Amberg. lost its first game to Excelsior, the conference champs. This defeat was followed by four consecutive victories over St. Louis Park. Wayzata. Robbinsdale. and Hutchinson (a non-conference game). The Gophers, who were voted as darkhorses in the conference championship, then toppled three times to Hopkins, 26-27; to Park 26-37; and to Excelsior. 23-32. Paced by Jack Tjossem, all-conference forward, the Haddorfmen whipped Mound twice. 48-29 and 39-38. A surprise defeat by Park was followed by a victory over Wayzata. 51-45. and a win from Robbinsdale. In the subdistrict tournament, the cagers met Robbinsdale. whom they had defeated twice previously in conference games. The game went contrary to all pregame forecasts and the Little Gophers found themselves on the short end of a 28 to 27 score when the gun sounded, ending the game and the basketball season. The first team this year consisted of four seniors. Jack Dumas. Ed Briggs. John Amberg. and Don Knapp; two juniors. Dick Herreid and Jack Tjossem: and a sophomore. John Rowland. These underclassmen will be combined with B squad members Howard Lorberbaum. Jerry Petraborg. Jerry Baer, George Petraborg. Pete Jesness. Paul Breckman. Lorand Trit-ter, and Bob Alexander to make the nucleus of next year's squad. 40 Action in the Exccltior Game.WRESTLING TEAM—2nd ROW: King, Htirit, Fleming. Owortky. Rice, lit ROW: Sovycr, G«ge, Randolph (Cept.), Ralph Nelton. Robert Nclion. 'W'leltli+uj, Fighting against some of the state's toughest teams University High School battled through a season of 11 meets. At the beginning of the season the team lacked experience, having only one returning letter-man and four of lost year's squad. However, under the direction of Coach Bob Nering, the team was developed into a rugged outfit. The year's best record was held by Captain George Randolph who had 8 wins out of 11 matches for a Capt. Randolph toughens up on Nelson for the State. .727 average. Ralph Nelson, a four year veteran, won his matches as did Hillel Sweet and Larry Gage, both experienced men. Captain George Randolph and sophomore Allan Rice, a promising man for next year's team, were the only members of the team to fight through to the state meet. Randolph took a second in the 120 pound class in both the district and the regional, and in the state meet. Rice also took second in the district and regional but dropped to 5th in the state in the 145 pound weight class. In the squad good work was done also by Ray Harris, Dave Fleming, Bob Dworsky, Bob Nelson, Bob King, and Tom Bowyer. Next year's team, under the leadership of Captain elect Larry Gage, will have 7 out of the 11 of this season s squad and holds definite promise for a fine season. The grapplers won one meet each from University Farm School and St. Louis Park, tied Patrick Henry, lost once to Park and Washburn, and then took double defeats at the hands of Mound, Wayzata. and Robbinsdale. Harris . . . WRESTLERS Randolph . . Nelson . . . Sweet . . . Dworsky . . Rice Nelson . . . Fleming . . . . 41TRACK TEAM—3rd ROW: Coach Haddorf. J. Petraborg, Baker. Karouke, Raloh Nelson, J. Amberg. Robert King. 2nd ROW: Hogan. Gage. Seidel. Mork, Clapp, Westbrook. Itt ROW: J. Baer, G. Petraborg, Breckman, Knapp, Tjossem. 'rJ'iacJz This year, with capable men in nearly every event and one of the best all-around squads U. High has had in the past several years, the Track team looked forward to a very successful season. On April first, the season officially opened with the Metropolitan meet. In this, U. High was represented by Larry Gage and Frank Seidel, in the hurdles: John Amberg in the 880 yd. run; Bede Clapp in the high jump: and Jack Tjossem in the pole vault. A total of 17 10 points was collected by Tjossem. who tied for fourth and Clapp, who tied for fifth. The first regular meet, with Stillwater, Hopkins and Robbinsdale, was held at Memorial Stadium the 21st of April. Although the U. High team placed third, they made a very promising showing. The second meet, on April 25th. also at the Stadium, was with St. Thomas Academy and Wayzata. This time, however, the Little Gophers came through to win with 67 2 points to St. Thomas’ 6H 2 and Way-2ata's 13. Since the Bisbila went to press right after this second meet, U. High's outcome in the Mound Relays, Carleton. District and Regional meets could not be printed. However the squad had already proven itself to be one of the best in the Lake District Conference. Gage hits hard. Jack Dumas—Discus, Shot Put, Low Hurdles. John Amberg—880 yard Run. Ed Clapp—High Jump, Broad Jump, 100 yard Dash, Relay. Ralph Hogan—880 yard Run, 440 yard Dash. Ralph Nelson—440 yard Dash. Relay. Jack Mork—220 yard Dash. Broad Jump, 440 Void Dash, Relay, 100 Yard Dash. Larry Gage—Low Hurdles, High Hurdles. Frank Seidel—Low Hurdles, High Hurdles, Relay. Tom Westbrook—100 yard Dash, Broad Jump, Relay. Don Knapp—High Jump, 440 Yard Dash, Shot Put, Discus, Broad Jump. Jerry Petraborg—880 yard Run, Low Hurdles, Pole Vault. Jim Kaminski—Mile Run. Jim Baker—Mile Run. Bud Parks—Relay. Jerry Baer—Broad Jump, High Jump. Ed Briggs—Relay. Jack Tjossem—Pole Vault, Broad Jump, Discus. 100 yard Dash, Relay. 42 U. High's defending district champs started off the season in good form with a number of new prospects. The loss of Ernie Rider was felt heavily, but with superb playing by Bill McGee and steady support from the rest of the squad the team turned in a good record. Last year's veterans, McGee, Brown. Jesness, were the backbone of this year's squad but the new players brought home their share of the wins. Mr. Morton Keston took over the job of coaching the squad this year and guided the team through a gruelling season. At the beginning of each season there is an intrasquad tournament staged to rank the players according to their ability. It was carried out this year with as much gusto as usual. No regular practices were scheduled but each player practiced on his own. Home matches were played at the U. courts with the other matches played at the opponents’ schools. The team had to find competitors outside of the Lake Conference as only Park and Robbinsdale had tennis teams. The boys played this year with as much spirit as ever and finished the season very successfully. The Little Gopher's 1944 golf squad attempted to maintain the high standards of last year's team which walked away with the district and state golf championships under its wing. Golf fans will remember that last season Ed Briggs captured the district event with a brilliant 78 and Howie Johnson came in second. The pair then went on to place first and second in the state tournament. This time Howie came first followed by Ed. Since it was the first time two players from the same school had won first and second place, this amazing accomplishment made High school golf history. Although the 1944 team missed the ability and experience of Howie Johnson, it fell back on the strength of Eddie Briggs, with four years of former competition; John Amberg, with three; Tom Parrish, Larry Doyle, and John Bohlig, who played varsity competition last season. Matches this year were arranged with the best teams in the Twin Cities and an enviable record was made. The golfers aggressiveness and consistency won matches for them many time after their opponents built up an early lead. SEASON S RECORD U. High.................0 Deephaven...............5 U. High.................3 Wayiata.................2 U. High.................2 Deephaven...............4 SEASON S RECORD U. High.....................6 St. Paul Central ... 6 U. High.................22 j Excelsior 2' j Wayiata ' j U. High..................6 j St. Louis Park .... 5' j U. High..................7' z Hopkins.............4' j U. High..................B' a Wayiata.............3‘ a U. High .................6' j St. Louis Park .... 5' 2 TENNIS TEAM—BACK ROW: Hoctscr. Tr.tter. C. Biown. Bcrkman, GOLF TEAM-BACK ROW: J. Amberg. Rowland. FRONT ROW: L. P. Jesness. FRONT ROW: lohmann, B. Parks. McGee, Mr. Keston. Doyle, Briggs, Bohlig, C. Parks. 43fctofA.' Qiftn 'One, two, three, four! One, two, three, four!" With military precision U. High boys were put through this year's physical fitness program. Coach Oscar Haddorf had the assistance of only one student teacher and a few members of the University Physical Education Department, but he still managed to give the boys a diversified schedule of athletic events. Seasonal sports, indoor gymnastics, military drills, and calisthenics were included in the roster. Also the coach found time to give the boys ASTP unit tests to see how they stacked up with the army men and University civilian students. Of course football was in the spotlight during the fall quarter. Relays and swimming, instructed by Nels Thorpe, also were included. With the coming of cold weather, indoor sports reigned supreme. Basketball, swimming, wrestling, and volleyball were tried by all the boys. Spring and fair weather brought soft ball and track work-outs. In all these athletic games, emphasis was placed on the fundamentals rather than on fancy playing, in an effort to give each boy a solid frame-work of knowledge and skill so that he could enjoy the sport in future. Besides the games, a great deal of work was done on indoor gymnastics — work-outs on bars, weight lifting, etc. — which was taught by Gordon Paska, a U. of M. gridiron veteran. Frequently throughout the year. Coach Haddorf retested the boys with the Army Specialized Training Program Unit Tests. These tests consisted of push-ups. pull-ups, 300 yard runs, squat jumps, burpees, and pick-backs. Also on a military note, and perhaps the most important regular activities of the boys’ physical education classes were the calisthenics and the Gopher Grass drills. Rigorous discipline coupled with the physical endurance tests soon taught the boys many aspects of good sportsmanship, which was one of the Coach's main goals. In line with this, also, was the appointment of Squad leaders from the football team to help give the boys more individual attention and relieve somewhat the shortage of student teachers. All the emphasis on the military had a reason, for it conditioned juniors and seniors for future careers in the army or navy. Under this type of training each boy's physical weaknesses were soon diagnosed and attempts made to remedy them. TOP—Stretch SECONO—No cheating on puih-upt THIRD-Shoot BOTTOM—Long pan into end tone. 44Qinb' Qym The tent titled Norris Gym is where our girls keep in condition. The big events in which the seventh, eighth, and tenth graders take part are held three days a week and those for the ninth graders, five days. During the fall, the sports spotlight was focused on soccer. When the cold weather drove the girls inside the tent, the stage was set for a three ring circus featuring folk-dancing, volleyball, and calisthenics. During the first half of the winter quarter, talents were exploited in basketball. For the remaining half of the quarter, all eyes turned toward the three traditional rings: tumbling was the main attraction of the first, modern dancing of the second, and badminton in the third. And came the spring bringing tennis, softball, and badminton. The feminine members of the ninth grade were enrolled in a health education class two days a week, where they learned about the United States Public Health Service, cosmetics and their ratings in Consumers' Research, and contagious diseases. Friday, intramural day. aquatic stars chosen from the cast engaged in swimming. On Friday intramural days, during the first quarter, a choice of badminton or golf was offered to tumblers who desired additional exercise. In the second quarter, the girls could engage in basketball. Tennis and badminton followed in the last quarter. Other optional activities were available on these intramural days. One of the main attractions of the show was the swimming meet held by the Friday intramural group on March 3. The victors of the ninth and tenth grade meet were led by Jonnie Martin, who took first honors in the side-stroke for form, the front crawl for speed, and the back crawl for speed. Betty Baer and Natalie Clark came in second and third respectively in the back crawl for speed. A program of exhibition diving was also presented by Natalie Clark and Jonnie Martin. The seventh and eighth grade winners were Betty Baer, front crawl and side stroke, and Sue Hirsh, side stroke. The surface diving event turned into a contest between sisters, Ruth and Nancy Rigler, with Nancy taking first honors. TOP—Baiket? SECOND—Aquatic Relayi THIRD—Feminine Robinhood 80TT0M—Reducing 45Coach Haddorf ready to practice. Qo-aclt eaAd. On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds which, in other years on other fields, will bear the fruits of victory. —General Douglas MacArthur. Physical fitness is a commodity that rates high on the list of priorities today. How it may be obtained should be the concern of every growing boy or girl. Fitness means in its broadest sense health fitness, mental fitness, character fitness, social fitness, and physical fitness. In all kinds of athletic activity there is opportunity for boys and girls to develop the traits of fitness that will help make men and women of the kind we think of as real persons. Students who go in for sports experience the give and take of the rules of the game that are so like the rules of the game of life. Athletic activity as carried out through our sports, is an outstanding symbol of the very democracy we are fighting for. Oscar Haddorf Jlette i Wi+utesil FOOTBALL Amberg Hanlon Bray Jesness Briggs Knapp Brown. C. McGee Clapp Mork Doermann Nelson, Robert Doyle Parks. C. Dumas Tjossem Gage Noreen (Mgr.) WRESTLING MAJOR SMALL Randolph Harris Sweet Fleming Rice Dworsky Gage Nelson. Robert Nelson. Ralph Bowyer BASKETBALL MAJOR SMALL Amberg Baer Briggs Lorberbaum Dumas Petraborg, G. Herreid Petraborg, J. Knapp Perrish Rowland Tritter Tjossem Jesness Tinker (Mgr.) Breckman TRACK Tjossem, Capt. Dumas Amberg Hogan Gage Clapp Seidel Mork Nelson Kamiske Westbrook Knapp J. Petraborg The golf and tennis letter winners had not been announced when the BISBILA went to press. 46CIRCUS LIFE UtC Qn.a+uH Pa'iaAe The Biggest Show on Earth— U. High—opened in September with considerable growling from the animals. Reason: The Iowa tests were administered in large doses. However, the seals, lions, tigers, elephants and other beasts malting up the greatest conglomeration of animal acts in existence, were soon whipped into line by the tough new trainer. G. D. Robbins. On October 27. the trained Gophers downed their last opponent and won the Lake Conference football championship. Much of their success was attributed to their new ringmaster. Oscar Haddorf. The successful season was climaxed by the Homecoming Dance. On this occasion, the trained animals were released from their cages, the trainers left their whips at home, and the bare-back riders came down off their high horses to have a good time with the rest of the circus crowd. December was marked by intense activity in the main tent as the performers prepared for their quarter tests, with the sideshows drawing only slight attendance. February opened with a new side show — a gigantic war bond drive, won by the junior high cubs who bought $4,000 of the total $9,000 worth of bonds sold. As a reward, the cubs were allowed to perform a special act which was broadcast on the Quiz of the Twin Cities radio program. In May. the cubs were given a further reward — a day out at pasture, away from the big tent. February also saw the almost super-human efforts of all circus performers to get ready for their big performance of the year, the U-Highlights of 44. Script writers, dancers, gagmen — all mangled one another in an effort to get their particular acts done on time. The main show was given February 12 to a full house. The week ending February 17 was fraught with suppressed emotion. All the circus people tread cautiously and were careful what they said to their friends. Morton Keston. the only one of his kind in captivity, was expecting a little one. Although he hoped it would be a boy so that he could name it Arturo, he kept his cheery good humor when it turned out to be a girl. On February 22. gloom hung over the big tent like a black pail. The reason: Elaine left. She gave some petty, trumped-up excuse for leaving, claiming that she had gotten married or something. Anyway, the circus people who were accustomed to coming in — in the middle of an hour — to get a late slip felt that the big show had lost one of its star performers. At the end of the winter quarter. Miss Day. one of U. High's best trainers, left to get married. Miss Day was instrumental in teaching the sophomores to use English correctly. We all were in her class once, so we had oughta know. Everyone who had participated at all in sports was present at the big sports banquet on May 12. From all reports, the animals were well fed. The Junior-Senior Prom came in the middle of May. The Prom, which represented a whole year's effort on the part of the juniors, proved to be a swell new act which was enjoyed both by performers and a large and enthusiastic audience. The grand and gala parade which was a highlight of the evening's show was :ed by President Ed Clapp of the junior class. In June, plans were made to retire the older performers and animal acts. At Commencement and Baccalaureate. the old timers appeared for the last time under the sponsorship of the circus. On June 8. the big top was taken down for another year, the trainers got ready for their summer jobs, and the animals were turned loose until another circus season would roll around. 48I. Corporal Whitmore pays us a visit. 2. 3:16! 3. Coach Haddorf and the boys. 4. Must have been funny. 5. Betty and Jean; preview of coming attractions. 6. Why so glum, Yc-nan? 7. French Club Drama. 8. Kuhn, the little operator. 9. Tritter at his best. 10. 10th grade officers. 11. Hep, hep. 12. An unusual pasttime. 13. They cheer us on!! Snapthoti by Camera Club 49IdJluA WU tyndleA. tlte. litij, 7o a Most Popular I. Betty Rydcll 2. Nancy Holmes 3. Nan Parks 8cst Personality I. Noncy Holmes 2. Betty Rydcll 3. B. Gitchfic d Loveliest Smile I. Pat Whtc 2. Jeanne Furnell 3. Betty Rydcll Best Dressed I. Jackie Kir.g 2. Caroline Carsclle 3. Jeanne Purnell Biggest Flirt I. Ginny Aldcn 2. B. CriicMicId 3. Sally Jesness Best Line I. Ginny Aldcn 2. B. Gitchficld 3. Nancy Holmes Most Beautiful Figure I. Jackie King 2. Nora Brink 3. Nancy Holmes Most Beautiful Legs I. Nora Brink 2. Noncy Holmes 3. Elly Nuwash Best Looking I. Nan Parks 2. Pat White 3. Betty Rydcll Friendliest I. Betty Bergquist 2. Sally Jesness 3. Mary Emslie Cheeriest Laugh I. Sally Jesness 2. Sally Jesness 3. Sally Jesness Most Efficient I. Mary Emslie 2. Jean Scammon 3. B. Critchficld Best Humor I. Betty Bergquist, Phyllis King 2. Sally Jesness Biggest Apple-Polisher I. Nan Parks 2. B. Critchficld 3. 8arb McKay Best Dancer I, Jeanne Furnell 2. Pat Harty 3. Deedee Ahrens Most Likely to Succeed I. Mary Emslie 2. Deedee Ahrens 3. Nora Brink Most Beautiful Hair I. Nan Parks 2. Nancy Holmes 3. Jeanne Furnell Biggest Eater I. Deedee Ahrens 2. Pat Harty 3. Elly Nuwash U. High's All-American I. Nancy Holmes 2. Deedee Ahrens 3. Mary Emslie Most Appealing I. Jackie King 2. Nan Parks 3. Jeanne Furnell Most School Spirit I. Sail Jesness 2. 8. Critchficld 3. Nancy Holmes Best Black Out Partner I. Jackie King 2. Nancy Holmes. Elly Nuwash Prettiest Eyes I. Ginny Aldcn 2. Sue Nesbit 3. Betty Rydcll Biggest Bluff I. Audrey Rider 2. Louise McElroy 3. Ginny Aldcn Hardest Worker I. Mary Emslie 2. Barbara Hcnly 3. Jeon Scammon I. Ed Briggs 2. John Amberg 3. Paul Schcuncmann I. Jack Dumas 2. Bill Norecn. Paul Berrisford I. Paul Berrisford 2. Ed Hanlon 3. Jack Dumas I. Don Knapp 2. Ed Bnggs 3. Bill Noreen I. Jack Bohlig 2. Don Knapp 3. Dick Gehlcn I. Don Knapp 2. Ed Hanlon 3. Jack Dumas I. Jack Dumas 2. Don Knapp 3. Ed Bnggs I. Jack Dumas 2. Ed Briggs 3. Ed Hanlon I. Ed Hanlon 2. Ed Bnggs 3. Don Knapp I. Paul Schcuncmann 2. Paul Berrisford 3. Bob Newcomb I. Jack Dumas 2. Jim Bray 3. Paul Berrisford I. Jack Rigler, John Buchta 2. Bill Noreen I. Jack Dumas 2. Ralph Nelson 3. Stu Reedy I. Bill Noreen 2. Don Guren 3. Don Knapp I. John Amberg 2. Poul Berrisford 3. Don Knopp I. Ed Briggs 2. Bill Noreen 3. Jack Dumas I. Ed Hanlon 2. Don Knapp 3. Bob Nelson I. Jim Bray. Jack Dumas 2. Tom Bowyer I. Ed Bnggs 2. Jim Bray 3. Jack Dumas I. Ed Hanlon 2. Tom Bowyer 3. Ralph Nelson I. Jack Bohlig 2. Ed Briggs 3. Bill Noreen I. Don Knapp 2. Ed Hanlon 3. Ed Briggs I. Ed Hanlon 2. Stu Reedy 3. Bob Nelson I. Jack Dumas 2. Bob Newcomb 3. Don Knapp I. BII Noreen 2. Bob Nelson, Ed BriggsI. Ride Home? 2. One bag between them. 3. As they say in Spanish . . . 4. What do you all say, white boy? 5. Whoops! 6. Parks behind bars. 7. That d-------term paper. 8. Crooner Jensen. 9. Conga line? 10. Tea Time. II. Sad? 12. Send it home! 13. Another gloomy day! 51 Snapihots by Camera Club I Seance utitli Madame Oamb'uaxja Ladeez — and Gentlemen! I have here a gigantic crystal ball, which you see before you. and by merely passing my hand over it slowly in a gyrating motion (in difficult cases, I use a wet rag) it reveals to me some of the most astounding secrets of the future. Some, 'tis true, will send you into the depths of despair, some will raise you to colossal heights. Before I proceed with this stupendous demonstration I will aslc the timid souls who are fearful of the future to step out and leave. ... Of those others of you who wish to remain. I will aslc absolute silence so that the prophecies I am about to make will come through the medium of the crystal ball, as inevitably as. well, a trained lion responds to the whip." Dcedee Ahrens................................Hamburger Queen Virginia Alden.........................................Flapper Nora Brink..........................Editor of the New Yorker Josephine Daubney............................Big Game Hunter Jean Doyle........................................Test Pilot Sally Devmc........................................Sculpturess Mary Emslie.......................................Psychologist Jeanne Furnell....................Western Union Messenger Pat Harty.................................Another "Zorina" Barbara Henly .... Congress Woman from Minnesota Nancy Holmes...........................Sunday School Teacher Ba'bara Jensen.....................Fashion Designer for Vogue Dorothea Jensen...........................Character Actress Sally Jcsncss...................................Police Woman Phyllis King............................. Pharmacist's Mate Jackie King........................... ... Radio City Rocfcette Gwen Lambert................................Comic Book Author Jim Bray...............................North Woods Guide Ed Briggs............................... . . Attorney at Law Cy Brown..........................Script Writer at M.G.M. Don Cruzen...................Sound Effects Engineer. Radio City Jack Dumas.......................Editor-in-chief of "Esquire" Don Knapp..............................Streetcar Conductor Ralph Nelson.........................Rouqh and Ready G-man Bob Nelson...............................................T-man Bob Newcomb............................................... Bus Driver Elly Nuwaih......................Elizabeth Arden's Competitor Lo s Kovarich..............................Interior Decorator Louise McElroy..................Head of Hudson Jewelry Dorothy McQueen...............................Powers' Model Betty Mugglcy..............................Tight-Rope Walker Sue Ncsbit...........................Commercial Aviatcix Nan Parks...............................................Wife Toddy Pieper.........................U. High Office Girl Betty Rydell....................The Ginger Rogers of 1954 Betty Sawatsky..................Hostess at the Stork Club Jean Scammon.........................President of the P.T.A. Sally Scherven.......................Dentist's Apprentice Joanne Undine...................Metropolitan Opera Star Barbara Wright...............Buyer for Dayton's Sport Shop Pat White..................................Commercial Artist Mavis Leopold........................Medical Technician John Amberg................................Criminal Lawyer Howard Barrows...............Foreign Legion Top Sergeant Bill Noreen..................Professional Soap-bo Orator Stu Reedy....................................Unsung Gag Man Paul Scheunemann.....................Super Suds Crooner Guy Cleveland............................................Cab Driver Bob Pirsig......................Dr. Jekyl of The Dupont Co. Jack Rigler..........................Another Orson Welles Tom Bowyer.............................................Tough Sergeant Ed Hanlon..................................Big-time Gambler Ralph Hogan..........................Secret Operative X-26 Bob Overn.............................................Jockey Baiba'a Brown . . Betty Brrgquist . . Jean Breidenbach . Caroline Corsclle Barbara Critchficld Peggy Doyle . . . Shirley Knobtoch Gloria Hammerstein Carol Koenig . . Barbara McKay . . Audrey Rider . . Lila McGowan . . Joyce Root . . . Marianne Sandbag Sandra Spaeth . . Paul Berrisford . . Jack Bohlig . . , Dick Gehlen . . . Jim Kamiske . . . George Randolph . John Buchta . . . .................Personnel Advisor in High School ..............Rewrite Editor for a Movie Magazine . . . Head of the North West Red Cross Chapter ....................Private Secretary for the F.B.I. .....................Dorothy Kilgallcn's Successor Copy Writer for Bronson West Advertising Company . . . . Dramatic Critic for the New Yo'rk Times . . . Fifth from the End in the Ziegfeld Follies . Foreign Accent Consu'tant for Warner Brothers ..............Singer w.th Glenn Miller's Orchestra . Regional Manager for DuBarry Success Course ...............Author of Homemakers' Column ...............Head Nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital . Director of Nursery School. U. of Minnesota . . . Director of Earl Carroll Dance Routines ...............Vice-president of New York Life Men's Fashion Designer (Zoot Suits His Specialty) . President of the Sleep-Fast Capsule Corporation . . . . Business Manager for the Star Journal . . . . Wrestling Championship Title Holder Federal Coordinator of Forms and Questionnaires 52Santa Visits 7 th Grade. 2. We didn't mean to. 2. Saving for ping-pong balls? A. Tbe all nite record men. 6. Here comes foe bride. 7. bl w y n does it again! 8. Snow Queen. 9. Watch out, Miss Handlan. 0. Christmas Carolers. I. juniors at lunch. 2. Hungry, Jean? Snapshot, by Camera Club S. PH Uls and Nancy up to their old tricVs. S3 Ite Qinal PeAjo- i+ ia+ice, The Circus is about over, and the audience is pouring out of the big tent. The top performers are putting away their spangles and costumes forever. As the roustabouts sweep up the peanut shells, pop bottles, and empty popcorn boxes, a torn and tattered circus program comes to light. On it is written the Last Will and Testament of the Top Performers in the Greatest Show on Earth. Herewith is produced the text of the will: Bob Pirsig. that sly little clown, wills his long hair to Hillel Sweet—Nora Brink can't give her legs to anyone so she wishes Jean Cranston lots of luck with hers—Sally Devine, the Circus artist, has Math ability and leaves it to Jean Carnes. There are two sides to Mary Emslie. the humorous and the studious; she takes the first and presents it to the office—with love!—Howard Barrows, the ringleader who is now in the Army, wills his heine to the wrestling team —Mavis Leopold has a quiet and lovely smile which she leaves to Kathleen Quigley—Louise Mc-Elroy wills her voice, her dancing, and her grin to anyone who can take care of them—Barbara McKay leaves her bridge playing and her beautiful voice to Tom Westbrook—John Amberg. the tight-rope walker. wills his nickname, Potts' to anyone who wants it—Deedee Ahrens leaves the teachers all her best wishes—Ginny Alden unwilfully leaves her flirty, flirty eyes to Pat Hunt—Jean Breidenbach has a friendly way and gives it to Marge Krinsky—Paul Scheunemann, Guy Cleveland, and Dick Gehlen, the only three clowns who don't need false faces to be funny, all leave together.—Dorothy McQueen leaves her maneuvers to anyone who can make a success of them—Betty Muggley has the look that takes in everything. She wills it to Jeanne Gregory—Sue Nes-bit will gladly leave the Mothers' Teas—Paul Berris-ford, the Circus handyman, and also a sailor, won't leave his uniform for a long time—Barbara Brown's quiet disposition would come in handy to the Sophomore Class—Everyone would like to have Caroline Carselle's lovely clothes and hair, but she leaves them to Mary Ellen Amberg—Barbara Critchfield leaves her pigtails to Sophomore Mary Goepfert— Jack Rigler, the announcer, leaves George Blake in the clutches of the Breeze—Betty Bergauist leaves her infectious laugh to infect Dick Herreia—Lila McGowan wills her Physics and Chemistry talents to Jack Mork—Barbara Wright, the Snake Charmer, leaves her beautiful clothes to Nancy Mayall—Jack Dumas. "The old Dancing Master, leaves his black patent leather slippers to Jerry Baer—Josephine Daubney leaves her gift of gab to Betty Baer— Through blizzards and lovely days Jean Doyle has come to school. To Larry she leaves the car keys, saying If I can do it, so can you'—Peggy Doyle wills her demure smile to Courtney Burton—Don Knapp leaves the Holmes doorbell to Howie Lorberbaum— Margaret Beddall has been willed Gwen Lambert's locker with all its pretty pictures—Lois Kovarich submits her quietness and charm to Nancy Bishop-Carol Koenig leaves her place in the U. Hi-lite chorus line to Pudge Bobcrg—Shirley Knobloch leaves her tantalizing eyes to Dr. Anderson—Jack Bohlig submits his Commando Tactics" to George Petraborg—Elly Nuwash sprinkles star dust on Life and Party (Swoboda and McGee) Nan Parks takes Ed Briggs with her—Toddy Pieper leaves her brown eyes and curly hair to Marge Hetfield—George Randolph leaves it up to his twin sisters to keep up the Randolph tradition—Gloria Hammerstein leaves her beaming smile to the school in general—Pat Harty wills her fame as a dancer to Florence Row— Barbara Henly donates her place at the Library Reserve Desk to Evelyn Sexton—Tom Bowyer gives his place on the wrestling team to that gag-man. Walter Berkman—Audrey Rider came to U. High unknown but leaves not to be forgotten—Pat White leaves all artistic talents to Mr. Laging and his future artists— Joyce Root leaves her place in the Senior Class to Virginia Hinniker—Stu Reedy leaves his open "vehicle" to Mr. Nickerson—Nancy Holmes leaves— Jackie King is an operator from way back because of her blonde hair which she leaves to Betty Dahlin— Barbara Jensen wills her A s to all of the Junior Class. They need them—Jim Bray, the dare-devil high-diver of the troupe, is in the Army and leaves his nickname Dan I Boone" to Jim Cremin—Phyllis King wills her energy to Margaret Grant—Dorothea Jensen wills her very special talent to Jay Tilden—Bob Overn leaves his sister in the office—Betty Rydell is finally leaving Jack Tjossem to the clutches of the Juniors—Bill Noreen hopes Mr. Carlson will find someone to take his place in English Class—Bob Newcomb takes his car with him. darn it!—Marianne Sandberg leaves her squeeze box to Caroline Ebbig-hausen—-Cy Brown leaves his racket (Tennis.)—John Buchta. the trapeze artist, leaves his Chemistry ability to Frank Siedel—Joanne Undine wills her lovely soprano to anyone who will be able to take as good care of it as she has—Ed Hanlon, another Army boy, wills his suave manner to Stanley Gabay—Sandra Spaeth hands her cheerleader's sweater to Phyllis Ellerman—Betty Sawatsky leaves her dark glasses to Charlotte Abrahamson—Jean Scammon leaves the Bisbila with bewilderment that it really came out— Don Cruzen. our Circus juggler, leaves the A.V.O.C. to Bede Clapp—Ralph Hogan wishes he had more of U. High but leaves reluctantly—Sally Scherven leaves her baby hair cut to Miss Vanderschaegen— Bob Nelson leaves his nickname Steamboat down by the river—Ralph Nelson leaves his stiff neck on the wrestling mat—Jeanne Furnell wills her motto, "Always on time, always helpful" to Marge Firth— Sally Jesness leaves her good nature to the faculty— Jim Kamiske submits all Senior Class money worries to the future holder of his high position—Ed Briggs and Nan Parks leave together—Ain't love grand? 54I. The Passing Parade. 2. Blake and Rigler reviewing High - lite script. 3. Peggy looks tired. 4. Swing! 5. Senior Leaders. 6. Junior Class Intellectuals. 7. Two Mademoiselles from 106. 8. Some of the fella's resting. 9. The pause that re freshes. 10. Editor Scammon and her crew beating the deadline. 11. Cover Girls. 12. Senior girls vs. Senior boys. 13. A lovely way to spend a noon hour. 14. Cruzen and the goils! 15. Bis staff at work (?) 55 Snapthott by C«mcr« ClubGLADSTONE 2255 1321 S. E. 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