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IO T1-112 1932 BEACON
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Senior Class History
T doesn't seem possible that four years have
passed since fifty-nine boys and girls entered
the ninth grade. Wfe were a happy group,
playing tricks on one another, and telling jokes
almost all of the time. However, you musn't
think that we had all play and no work, for
there was work-a good deal of work. There
were our lessons, such as Latin, algebra,
English, history and science. Some found these
quite a task, while others enjoyed them.
We were just beginning to think we were
quite an important part of the High School,
when the Sophomores changed our opinion
very quickly at an initiation party by consider-
ing us merely hoboes. This was rather depress-
ing, but we soon recovered at the thought that
as Sophomores, the next year, we could give the
Freshmen an initiation party.
XrVe also enjoyed hikes and educational trips
in this Freshman year.
XV hen we reached our Sophomore year only
thirty-five of the original iifty-nine members
remained. The first big event that took place in
this year was sailing off on an initiation party
for the Freshmen with the guests dressed as
VV e also had hikes and educational trips this
year, as the year before. About the most inter-
esting of our trips this year were the train trips
to Harrisburg and Gettysburg, and the bus trip
to Philadelphia to see Shakespeare's play en-
titled "Twelfth Night."
In our junior year there were thirty members
in the class. This year we gave our play entitled
"Safety First." The characters in this play
:lack lVlontgomery .,..i.,. ........,...... H erman Neff
jerry Arnold ,.,.,.,,,,.,.,.,, .,............. G lenn Snavely
Nh, hIcNutt , ..,...,,,.... ...,.,... C ll1ltO1'1 Bag611St0SC
Elmer Flannel ............. i....,. E dward We111'iCl1
Abou Ben Mocha ........., .........,, B rison Merritt
Mabel Montgomery .,........... ..,.... E sther NV enrich
Virginia Bridger ..........,....,.......... ............ V irginia Ritz
Nlrs, Barrington Bridger ...,........... Jeanette Clark
Zuleika ,,,,.,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,i.,.,,,,,,,.,,,,i,,,,,,., ..........,. S arah Seidel
lvlary Ann Q'Flinnerty ,,........,.......,,. Lucile Snyder
This was really a big event.
During the year Mr. Lantz and Mr. Delp
took the history class on an interesting and en-
joyable trip through Berks County.
Now there are twenty-seven in our Senior
class. Since it is our last year in High School
we certainly are taking advantage of it. Al-
though we enjoyed the other three years, this
year is better than all the others put together.
XVe had our Halloween social, two card
parties, and a Valentine dance which was very
There. was also a Christmas Play entitled,
"The Birds Christmas Carol," given in the
assembly by our class.
During the year the senior bookkeeping class
went to the New York Stock Exchange and
other places of interest with Mr. Naylor in
The Physics class had a unique lesson in the
form ot an experiment on sound, performed on
Practically all of the class went to Philadel-
phia to see the ship, "Constitution" Included
in this itine1'ary were places of interest such as
the museum, aquarium and offices of the Stan-
dard Accident Insurance Company of America.
'NWC are working on our Senior Class Play en-
titled, "Beads on a String." The characters for
this play are:
Bennie Davis . .,.... .
Zezzalee Davis .. ,.,,,
Edward VV enrich
J. H. Davis ............................... ................ B rison Merritt
Benjamin Davis, Esq ............... Clinton Bagenstose
Harold Beem ....,..................... ............,..... G lenn Snavely
Ab Dinkler .............,... .............. C arl Reinert
Mrs. I. H. Davis ...... .......... -I eannette Clark
Molly Mallerton ......... .......... H elen Kirchner
Jeannette Blue ....................... ........................ 'X firginia Ritz
Cleopatra Oleomargerine Johnson ...... Betty Fox
VVe are hoping to present a good play to a
The whole class is looking forward to the
climax of our schooling-commencement. XVe
are planning a pageant to the honor of George
VVashington. On the 6th of June we hope to
leave by bus for a four-day trip to Wfashington.
Although we are leaving the school, we hope
that the whole class can come together again
and review the happy days we have spent to-
gether inside the walls of XV. R. H. S.
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THE IQ32 BEACON
S'l'l'Zl,I,A SARIG, B. S. FICRN A. LEINBACH
l,iln'znriun and J. H. S. English SCC'l'Ctlll'j'
SARAH STANTON, R. N. DOROTI-IY N. MOORE
School Nurse Dental Hygienist
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THE 1932 BEACON II
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CLINTON HARRY BAGENSTOSE
"Clusty," "lVIulligan,l' "Grogan," "Doc"
"Gee-whiz, I don? know it"
Here we have the boy of many names. just look at this young
sheik, girls. Yes, he is going to be a doctor, if he doesn't lose his
pill boxes and instruments. He is a star in swimming and basket
ball, but lessons and girls don't agree with him. VVe'wish you
GEORGE DANIEL BROWN
"1 t lakes a man every time"
Ladies-Here we have the one and only "Man of the Class"
Cplus Mugs Merrittj. George is another star of our basket ball
team. NVe think George would make a wonderful little lawyer.
lzVhy? lfVell, he seems to be able to keep---satisfied with his,
"Oh, that was just my cousin." Yes, nature's gift to the female
sex. No? Wfell, you better ask Marion about that.
JEANNETTE IRENE CLARK
"Stop it now"
Jean has a weakness for tall, slim boys, and also studies. She
is quite some Latin and French student, but that is no reason
why she should receive quite so many letters postmarked "Lan-
casterf' She is very seriously trying to decide about taking a
course at F. and M. QXVhy?j
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