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the class play, nThe Old Crabn with all of the class members participating.
Lest, but not least, we reached the beginning of our final year. Yes,
at lest we reached the goal of becoming the dignified seniors,
The year's officers were: Onete Hershberger, Presidentg William Lengacher,
Vice ?resident: Derold Miller, Secretary. Since Derold transferred to Sugar
Greek, the assistant Secretary, One Hershberger, took his place.
Also we were sorry to lose Ruth Gardner end Doris Hostetler, Ruth was
transferred to Dalton, end Doris decided she hed acquired enough education,
Dorothy Shrock, Onetn Hershberger, and Oma Hershberger again entered
the Peace contest. Onete rated first in both the local and county contest.
Because of weather conditions and several other problems, she was unable to
attend the contest et Columbus.
William Lengecher won first place in the social science test in the
county and sixth place in the general scholarship test in the county. Onetn
Hershherger won second place, end Ome Hershberger second place in e county
We presented our last class play, uAunt Minnie from Minnesotn,W We
spent the lest weeks and days preparing and attending the final climexes
to our school year: baccalaureate, banquet and commencement,
Thus we reached the harbor after e four-year trip on which we have
done our best to acquire the knowledge we possibly could from the USen of
HThe surest way not to fail, is to determine to succeed.n
MBurdens become light when cheerfully berne.n
UNO one can produce greet things who is not thoroughly sincere
nlntegrity is the first step to grentness.u
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SENIOR CLASS HISTGRY
In September, 1938, a group of twenty-one nervous, eagerufaced
Hgreeniesu boarded the ship HEducationH which was journeying another of
its numerous four year trips through the uSea of Wisdomn.
The first several weeks were spent in stumbling around, awkwardly
trying to find the rooms of the different recitations.
Almost immediately we were ordered to elect class officers. The re-
sults were: President, Marian Mastg Vice President, Norma Zookg Secretary,
Already in our first year, we began showing our literary abilities.
Orphe,Ellen Miller was a contestant in the Peace Oration Contest. Oma
Hcrshberger and Oneta Hershberger presented humorous readings, and Norma
Zook, Marian Mast and Oneta Hcrshberger were actresses in the one act play.
The bous too had their share of activity, as William Lengacher,
Paul Miller, and Russell Miller entered basket ball and baseball activities.
Oma Hershberger won first place in the county scholarship contest in
We were sorry to have Ura Troyer and Firman Kaufmann drop out of
the class at the end of the first semester.
At the beginning of our second year, our membership was reduced to
fifteen, when Paul Kaufmann and Ohlen Troyer failed to return, and
Glendora Hacker and Marion Mast transferred to Sugar Creek.
Again we went through the ordeal of our annual election. This year's
officers were: Russell Miller, Presidentg William Lengacher, Vice President:
and Norma Zook, Secretary.
' As the previous year, we had enntestants in the local Peace Contest
and in the local and county sports events.
Doyle Shrock was forced to leave school on account of illness.
Our third year elections resulted as follows: Darold Miller, President:
Oneta Hershberger, Vice President: William Lengacher, Secrctaryy
Again several members of the class entered the Peace Contest, Luck
was with us as Oneta Hershbergcr placed first, and Oma Hershberger second
in the local contest. Oneta placed second in the county.
The class had the privilege of publishing the UAnvil, end to present
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May, 1953--Ten years have elapsed sinc
mates. Ten years since we last met in that
I wish I could see them again!
e I have last seen my class-
little red school house. How
Havin ac uired enou'h monev throu h thriftiness in working in the
5 U 5
beauty shop, I started out to see where the
classmates, and where they had deposited th
Taking my baggage to the nearest depot
trip. Arriving in Cleveland for my first s
hundry, but oh, I had a few blocks to walk
Of course, it was easily possible to get a
winds of fate had driven my
em in this wide world.
in New York, I started on my
top, I was beginning to get
to get to the nearest restaurant.
taxi. I recognized immediately
that it was Myron Gerber, one of my classmates. I was glad to have a little
chat with him till we came to the nearest r
As I sat down at the table, the waiter
her what I wanted, Within a few seconds sh
I took a.second glance at her, and who did
handed me a menu card. I told
e had the food placed before me.
I behold but Oneta Hershberger,
another one of my classmates, dressed in a waitress' uniform. She certain-
ly served many people in the time I needed
liked her job as a waitress. I realized th
that could carry trays of food without gett
Arriving in Chicago a few days later,
some of the new Chicago fashions. I entere
lection, but to my misfortune and disappoin
I was soon assured that I should not let it
to eat my lunch. She said she
at she was the type of girl
I decided I would enjoy wearing
d a dress shop and made my se-
tment it was two sizes too large.
worry me, because they had a very
efficient seamstress who would be able to adjust it properly within a short
time, They showed me to the sewing room, and upon seeing the seamstress, I
thought that she looked familiar, We start
Then I recognized her to be Violet Mae Sund
in high school. I always knew Violet was g
I started out on the open road again f
cane to a large ranch where I saw many cowb
ed a very casual conversation.
heimer, my friend and classmate
oing to be a seamstress.
or the West, In a few days I
oys. Inquiring around a little
hit about the rancc, I was told that Richard Gerber, a classmate of 1942,
he hitchehiked to
joying ny stay at
the ranch because he didn
the ranch, I left to scar
Knowing that one of my classmates was
the radio, I wanted to see her in person. Walking
eitcriig the boradcesting zoom of tie steti
Ellen Miller. Yes, she had the same musica
Sacramento, I noticed a rather large building as a
H1 e 'i ' , N' ' - ' I 1- a ' 1, wh
class at school. After Hswapping yarnsn wi
stout man walking into the station. I ashe
ranch. After meeting Richard, he explained to me that
't like farm life, After en-
ch for my other classmates,
in California, singing over
about the streets in
raido station, Upon
should I sec but Orpha
as when she was in my
oi w o
th her awhile, I noticed a
d Orpha who this man was. She
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