Walnut Creek High School - Anvil Yearbook (Walnut Creek, OH)

 - Class of 1942

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l reuule ANNIUAII. f I . ,,s.S'u 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 essay contest, 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 Wisdomu, 3'F2i0lUKi49k?i0kPi1F!Hl4PC42'sP3P54SU!0l0k2f2i4liHl0i'Hk 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 with himSelf,u nlntegrity is the first step to grentness.u ll QI 41 2

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1 ,fi - vfs- - 10 IU ID AXNNIUAIL V Q ss, LCE? W2-:li 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, Doyle Shrock. 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 English, 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 ilsmmj



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1. .fghis 'DIIJIIQ ANNIUAIL '.-. ,msg me I z I , -r , 1 in li 1.14 - SENIOR PROPHECY May, 1953--Ten years have elapsed sinc mates. Ten years since we last met in that I wish I could see them again! g?9i 5 'T 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 estaurant. handed me a menu card. I told .D 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 ing nervous, 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, ommdpmtofthe 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 l class at school. After Hswapping yarnsn wi stout man walking into the station. I ashe 1:9421 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 voice th her awhile, I noticed a d Orpha who this man was. She

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