Blunt High School - Monarch Yearbook (Blunt, SD)

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T ' 1 -f ,-..-1...-.M D I up 1CAT BLUNT HIGH SCHOOL Editor 11'l ch1ef Associate Edmtor Busmess Manager Assoclate Buslnes Sports Ar Advertislng Faculty Sponsor MONARC1-I Staff s Manager DEDICATION Jerome NIHCIGJGWSK1 Patsy Mercer Joyce Merrltt Dorothy Marshall Elden Nye Ramona B1geagle Fonda Lahman Ruth Shoemaker Bllly Kjer Marvm Fry Supt M G Roach We the Senior Class of 1947 do hereby dedlcate th1s annual as the last and perhaps greatest work of our H1gh School career TO OUR PARENTS for the help they have g1ven us to make E past four years rate high among our most chenshed mem ones and for the generoslty and kmdness d1splayed 1n so many events where only they could fill the crevlce TO OUR TEACHERS. for the tolerance they have shown to each d every student and for impartmg to us vast knowledge that may help to move the 1mpediments that w1ll undoubtedly obstruct our way as we move forever onward 1Il the paths that we our selves blaze through the Wilderness of the world TO THE COMMUNITY for the backmg we rece1ved 111 all school ents and for the 1IldlV1d'll8.1 help of those whose serv1ces were relled upon by the members of Blunt H1gh as a united body For the loyalty shown by those who d1dn't have a Chlld ln school but Wanted the others to have the opoortun1t1es and the mater1al thmgs that they would have striven to give the1r ch1ldren W1th th1s dedication We sincerely hope that We have placed 1Il the mmds of our readers the deep and heart felt appreclatlon that we treasure. 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N' , 5 1 PATSY MERCER 1 2 3 San Pedro H1 4 Blunt H1 BB 4 Plays 5Kathy the ureat" 4 Grandad Steps C V106 Pres1dent L1brary Club 4 Glee Club 4 NICKNAME ' Corny BBY Sport A BITION Rad1O Control Operator, MOTTO s'Be+ter to be safe than sorry! Assoc1ate Ed1tor Monarch Staf 2 BII LY EQER 1 " 3 f Blunt H1 1 2 3 4 BB, Plays MAnt1cs of Andrew 2 Grandad Steps Out 3 4 Student Athlet c Coach Band 3 NTCKNAME Carrot top AMBITION Sheepherder HOBBY Huntmg MOlTO "Love em today and leave em tomorrow Advert1slng Monarch Staff 3 RAMONA BIGE AGLE 1 2 3 4 Blunt H1, BB 1 2 3 4 Capt 2 4 Cheerleader 2 Plays HHe Amt Done R1ght by Nell 3 HGrandad Steps Out 4 Sec and Treasurer 1 Treas urer 2 VICE Pres1dent 3 Pres1dent 4 Sec and Treasurer Student Councll 4 Pres of L1brary Club 4 Student Athlet1c Coach 4 Glee Club 1 2 3 4 Band 3 D A R Candldate 4 NICKNAME "Buster HOBBY Collectmg Salt and Pepper shakers, AMBITION Rad1o Control Operator MOTTO 'Never refuse honest work Sports Ed1tor Monarch Staff 4 RUTH SHOEMAKER 1 2 3 Cann1ngH1, 4 Blunt Plays s'Youth Comes Tr1pp1ng 3 sGrandad Steps Out" 4 Secretary 1 Secretary 2 Sergeant at arms 3 Glee Club 3 NICK NAME "I ouse" HOBBY Dancmg AMBITION Stenographer MOTTO Forward rather than retreat!" Advert1s1ng Monarch Staff 5 DORO PHY MARSHALL 1 2 3 4 Blunt H1 Plays 6'Grand Steps Out 4 Secretary 2 Carniva gue n 4 Glee Club MOTTO HThe greater the effort the greater the re Ass1stant Busmess Manager Mon V- Staff 6 ELDFN NYE 1 ' 3 Canmng H1 4 Blunt H1, BB 3 4 Plays Youth Corn Tr1ppmg 3 ' Grandad Steps Out 4 Band 1 V1ce Pres1dentl 3 NICKNAME HB1g Stoop , HOBBY Study B1rds AM E ION Mechamc MOTTO 'KDon t Cave Up tne Sh1p Sports Ed1tor Monarch Staff 7 QOYCE MERRHT 1 2 3 4 Blunt H1 l 2 3 4 BB, Plays "Grandad Steps futy' 4 Pres1den 1 VICE Pres1dent 2 Pres1dent 3 Band 3 Glee Club 2 3 4 NICKNAME S Blackxe HOBBY Collectmg Match folders AMBITION Teacher MOTTO 'An ounce of preventmn 1S worth a pound of f uf e Busmess Manager Monarch Staff 8 FONDA LAHMAN 1 2 1X2 Green Valley H1 l 112 Blunt H1 Play Grandad Steps Out" 4 Cheerleader 1 2 3 4 Pres1dent Pre 1de'1t 2 Secretary 3 4 Glee Club 1 2 3 4 Vocal Solo1st NICKNAIJTF Tweedy" HOBBY Scrapbooks AMBITION Tea cher MOTTO T V nd let l1ve l Advertl mg Monarch Staff - - 'Q - '11 - 0 Q . 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' 1 ' ,'-rg' ' - " ' - - y A 'sl -H 1 '11 , 1 1 ' .A ,-. - ' ' 1' S - ' 1..-1' 'J' cl 3 " . 9 MARVIN FRY 1 2 3 Canning H1 4 Blunt H1 BB 3 4 Plays Youth Comes Tr1pp1ng 3 'Grandad Steps Out' 4 Presidentl 2 3 NICKNAME "L1ghtn1ng HOBBY Tanning Hides, AMBITION To get a motor for his 35 Chev, MOTTO "Beauty IS only skin dopel' Advert1sing Monarch Staff 10 KATHRYN IRVING 1 All Saints, 2 Canning 3 4 Blunt H1 Play ' Grandad Steps Out" 4 'She Stoops to Con uer 1 Glee Club 1 2 3 4 Band 3 NICKNAME 'Bubbles , HOBBY Collecting match folders, AMBITION Teacher MOTTO Quality achieves more than quantity' Art Editor Monarch S aff 11 IEROME MACIEQEWSKI 1 2 3 4 Blunt Hi 1 2 3 4 BB, Plays it Easy 3 'Grandad Steps Out" 4 Vice President 4 President Student Council 4 Band 3 Carnival King 4, Saxaphone Soloist NICK NAME Bum , HOBBY Music, AMBITION Playwright or Cartoonist MOTTO "Don t put off tomorrow what you can do today Editor 1n chief Monarch Staff SENIOR CLASS WILL We, the Senior Class of Blunt High School, being of sound mind and memory, do make publish and declare this our Last Will and Testament To the younger generat1on of Blunt We, bequeath our good behavior and high standards of learning To the Juniors we leave our most cherished seats by the windows so they may Watch the grade pupils play1ng and to be sure not to m1ss any excitement We also W1sh to leave them the priv1lege of having the upper hand and management of the school next year We, as iIldiV'Ld'lJ.3.1S have h1ghly possessed talents which We Wish to W111 to the following students Billy Kjer leaves his red hair and ability to study to Lavon Kozel, Who W1ll make better use of it than B1lly CWe hopej To Charolette Stuart, Ramona Bigeagle leaves her athletic ab1l1ty Ioyce Merritt Wills her ability to shoot pool to Dorothy Pmg Fonda Lahman W111S her soprano voice to Vincent Welch, which we feel sure will come 111 handy some day Won't that be nice, Vmce? lust think, you can even sing to yourself Elden Nye wills h1S ability to attract girls to George Ogan MHTVID Fry WIHS his scholastic ab1l1ty to Wayne Erickson Kathryn I1'V1Ilg W111S her quick temper to George Miller OH YES, her sense of humor goes with lt Patsy Mercer Wills her acting ability to jerry Gunsalus who we hope W1ll make good use of it Ierorne Maciejewski wishes to leave his ability to tease the girls to Eugene Warriner Ruth Shoemaker wills her room at C. Millars, to Elizabeth Irving and Frances Peterson so they can shoot dice Without any disturb ance. Dorothy Marshall Wills her personality and height tc Larry Glassmaker to aid him to make progress with the girls. . - - . .3 - .3 - Z : -1-ii gg - - H- . z 1- . . . . . n,, . . 1 " ' s ': 7 . 9 ' l o , c . - ' - g - 'g : ' l1'1-l- u , f - n , , , , c Ii. q ' 1 ' ' ' r ' Q ' ll - . 7 - : - : -- t - . - - - 5 - - - ' : "He Ain't Done Right by Nell"-3, "Take . I 6 C . I " 1 ' 9 ' 1 - : - : - ' s - Cl if 0 - , . , . , 2 9 Li. - U t , 1 1 "1 , . Y l ENICR CLASS HISTORY The S n1or class of 47 tarted the1r I-hgh School days w1th 12 mem bers Na'n ly Rose Marle Flesner Robert Cram Gerald W1e Lecll Harsm Mar1on Mtller Ramona Blgeagle Bllly Kjer Joyce Merrxtt June Ftzkorn Robert Kl1CI1SChI1'11dt Clara Mae Shore and Dorothy Mar hall The followmg year Gerald W1es, Rose Mar1e Flesner Robert Khen schmldt Joyce Merrltt Ramona Blgeagle Bllly Kjer and Dorothy Marshall were the only members to return In the Jurnor year Fonda Lahman and Kathryn Irvlng were new recrults at B1 Int Hlgh Rose Marle Flesner Robert Kllenschmldt and Gerald W1es moved away The Semor Class cons1sted of eleven students Jorothy Marshall Bllly Kjer Ramona Blgeagle Joyce Merrltt Kathryn Irvmg and Fonda Lahman Marvm Fry Ruth Shoemaker and Elden Nye came from Canmng Jerome MZCISJGWSKI re entered Blunt H1gh after a lapse of t1me and Patsy Mercer who at one tome attended grade school at Blunt but later moved to Callfornla The Semor Class presented a play entltled 'Grandad Steps Cut" The cast called for 13 parts whlch the Semors had to call on Frances Peterson and Lavon Kozel to fulf1ll The class off1cers ar Presldent Ramona Blgeagle VICE Pres1dent Jerome M3C1GJGWSk1 and Secretary Treasurer Fonda Lahman Those on the .student Louncll are Ramona Blgeagle Elden Nye and Jerome MHCIGJGWSRI The Class colors are Yellow and Wh1te Flower Wh1te Carnat1on Motto W1th1n Ourselves Our Future LIES Ramona Blgeagle and B1lly Kjer are the only Sen1ors who have attended all 12 years at Blunt H1gh Mr Roach IS the class adv1sor Ikliflkwkrkltflklkwlflklkiflklirrkfkllwklk Modern Grammer M1ss Z1mmerman ' Do you have any trouble usmg shall and w11l the r1ght way? Mr Roach "I ll say not! My w1fe says You shall and I say I w11l lkiliilkikiklkikifllvlvkllwklklklkfk An Echo 1S the only thmg that can cheat a woman out of the last word -1 N, 1 S p, .-. ,-, y -, G Q C S , - . . . . , . , l e : , , s, ., . . . . . . 1 1 1 1 1 1 . . C J , , Q 4 1 1 1 1 L. , , - 1 , 1 1 1 ' . . , . . . . . . I , . . . 5 5 ' ow " -.. A ' ' -- V- 1 - -- . ru 1 - J, ff 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . g . F. . . .. Q 11 , 2 - s .1 c - 1 ' ' " 1 1 1 ' . . . bENIOR CLASS PROPHELY The members of the class of 1947 have been very much mterested m psychology many of them havmg taken profound courses 1n such awe 1n p1r1ng phases of the subject as psychoanalys1s and psych1atry Nat urally the y got all wrought up about their repress1ons and complexes defense mechan1sms and rat1onal1zat1ons When the world renowned psych1atr1st professor Abdullah Freud son Br1ll1ng came to town and opened a consultmg room for the ment ally unfit and the 1ntellectually unsettled all these earnest students rush ed to see h1m And now comes the exc1t1ng part of my story Last mght I too had occasion to enter professor Abdullah s off1ce Not because of any mental We3kl'16SS merely to collect the rent The Professor wasn t U1 and to k1ll time I read some of h1s very dry magazmes I began to look for some more 1nterest1ng l1terature when I found a note book at the very bottom of the p1le It was f1lled Wlth closely typed notes just as I was about to close It I saw to my amazement the names of some people I had once known I looked agam and d1scovered that those were the Professor s pr1vate and genu1ne op1n1ons of those who had consulted h1m I confess lt Wlth shame I read that notebook I determmed that my fr1ends should not be m1sled I would f1nd out what the Professor reall thought they would become And what I found, I cop1ed so I wouldn't forget Kathryn Irvmg IS a nervous 1nqu1s1t1ve type W1ll be a reporter and, because of her 1ntense 1nterest 1n everybody s busmess and her cast 1ron nerve wh1ch enables her to penetrate where she IS not wanted w1thout em barrassment, she w1ll be an excellmg one In tem years t1me she W111 be a nat1onal celebr1ty known as Polly Pry of the Graph1c News She w1ll be so alert that she w1ll 1nterv1ew a crunmal wh1le he 1S comm1tt1ng the crune and get to morrow s news last week B1lly Kjer lS an 1nterest1ng case An over developed 1mag1nat1on and under developed d1gest1on are producmg a wonderful result the ab1l1ty to concoct the we1rdest tales at pract1ca1ly a mmute s not1ce In fact, th1s ab1l1ty IS so remarkabl that n1s conversat1on con almost ent1rely of w 1rd tales Those who know h1m well never bel1eve h1m and strangers seldom Be1ng an 1ntell gent ,oung man he w1ll turn th1s talent to account There are two courses open to h1m He may become an author, but that af fords 1nsuff1c1ent scope for h1S g1fts as the tendency now 1S toward real1sm No he 13 destmed for greater thmgs He w1ll become a real estate sales man ell1ng Flor1da lots by the gross to the mhab1tants of Labrador and 1g1OOS to the dwellers 1n the Shara He may in h1S 161SUl'9 hours wr1te eloquent speeches for pol1t1cians that be1ng a task 1n Wh1Ch he could employ all h1S imang1nat1ve power without the 1ncons stenc1es bemg ever detected MHPVIH Fry, a stol1d slow movmg chap who w1ll never d1splay e1ther speed or an1mat1on Can be trusted 1II1p1lC1t1Y never to hurry He w1ll f1nd 'ns proper pos1tion 1n l1fe early He w1ll become a plumber s ass1stant the ones who goes back for the monkey wrench and can t fmd It He w1ll continue H1 that restful occupat1on lll'lt11 he d1es of old age Ccontl '1 4 . . , . 1, - 1 . 0 . . . . . - o . , . 1 . . ., . , . . . , 1 . . . - , - 1 . , - . . . . 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Fonda Lahman belongs to the great body of people who have a super1or ity complex Ev1dently some one when she was very young pra1sed her to excess for something she d1d and she has never recovered It gave her an ingrowmg personal1ty Her del1ght and slull 1n gettmg others to Work Whlle she watches, and her ab1l1ty to answer all quest1ons sometunes correctly, to say nothmg of the snappy manner m Wh1Ch she orders people around, point to but one calling that of a school teacher F1fty years from now, gray ha1red perhaps, and a tr1f1e wrmkled but young at heart and still going strong, she W111 be found U1 our school bossmg not only her own pup1ls, but everybody on her floor Joyce Merr1tt is a compos1te type w1th no mh1b1t1ons and few 1deas and she loves publ1c1ty Belongs to no type 1n part1cular and to all in comb1n1ng the worst features of each w1th a comely appearance and a str1 king personality She has a good strong vo1ce, can smg two ent1re songs Without losing the tune and doesn t mind do1ng anythmg no matter how s1lly so long as she 1S well pa1d for lt Her future 1S clear Ten years from now your favor1te mot1on p1Ctl1I'9 cathedral W111 be d1sp'ay1ng huge S1gl'lS announcmg Joyce Amer1ca s G1rl Fr1end 111 Cmderella s San dals the all talk1ng all s1ng1ng all dancmg all color ep1c of the age Miss Merrltt talks, S1I1gS dances, and plays three mus1cal 1nstruments 71 Dorothy Marshall has art1st1c ab1l1ty, keen busmess sense and an under standing of the so called human race A dozen years from now she w1ll be a Wealthy cosmetic1an, propr1etor of Ye Beaut1f1er Shoppy alterat1ons wh1le you wa1t an up to date shop comb1n1ng the arts of beauty culture and plastic surgery People men as well as women W111 enter lookmg l1ke sixty and emerge look1ng l1ke sucteen She W111 become the most famous skin renovator and face l1.fter m the wor d and always be an excell ent advert1sement for her bl1S1IlGSS Patsy Mercer is a strange case, troubled by a dream 11'l Wh1Ch she 1S a canary bird being chased by a tom cat She told me she thought the dream meant that she would be the keeper of a pet shop Qlllte wrong She w1ll be a great smger She 1s one now mentally, but not vocally As soon as she learns to tunn her tones 1mages mto audible sounds she will have all the leading s1ngers as, Frank1e Bing D1nah Ioan and R1ta loolung up the first train for home In 1955 she w1ll be s1ng1ng the t1tle role of any opera you may name 1n the Cosmopol1tan Opera House and not recogmzlng her friends when she meets them on the street Elden Nye a rare type is of great interest to a psych1 tr1st He has a double complex As a res11lt, h1s react1ons range from blackest despa1r to sitting on top of the world He starts a thmg 111 one mood and f1n1shes in another The result IS always CO1'l.f'l1S1D.g and somet1mes deplorable His vocat1on must, of necess1ty, be one not bound by rule or reason a sort of combmation steeplejack and deep sea d1ver He must be some thing in which stab111ty, good Judgement open mmdedness and lack of prejudice are unessent1al He w1ll become e1ther a baseball ump1re or a referee of pr1ze fights fccntl ' . , , . , . ! - . , . . , ! . . 0 . , . . . .. . , ' 1 . 2 n . 7 , . . . . . . . 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Ramona Bigeagle IS not a modern type She 1S persevering not easily dlscouraged, and never g1ves up She w1ll fmd It hard to fit into the l1fe of to day but one great openmg aWa1ts her In this great age of endurance contests she w1ll become the champ1on of champ1ons by simply makmg up her m1nd what she wants to do and domg it By 1949, she w1ll have become Amemca s champ1on pole sltter non stop av1ator, rad1o hsterner marathon dancer b1cycle rider pretzel eater, and mammy smger She w1ll be the world s und1sputed channel swlmrner as once dropped 11'l she w1ll sw1m back and forth unt1l she manager remembers to come and f1sh her out Ruth Shoemaker is a charmmg type domest1c and capable, 'ut with asllght inferionty complex due to the unfortunate fact that once she received only second pr1ze ln an mternatlonal bread bakmg contest Ten years from now, she w1ll be the happy br1de of a promlnent busmess man w1th the mcest home and the best meals m town In add1t1on to that she w1ll be a lecturer on home mak1ng, the kmd who tell people over the rad1o, how to build a front porch out of packmg boxes and how to feed grow fat as the result of eatmg her own cookmg but she w1ll always be cheerful and a model housekeeper Her husband w1ll probably become bored and elope W1th the cash1er m a tea shop, but I cannot be sure I have not read h1s pshchoanalys1s Jerome Mac1eJewsk1 has an athlet1c body and a letharglc mmd th patlent type He l1kes to s1t and watch thmgs H1s calm dispositwn combined w1th h1s mgramed mertness, makes h1m the ldeal type for a sports promoter He IS deeply mterested 1n athlet1cs but plays pmochle hxmself H cannot be manager of a ball team or a boxer as that would requ1re too much moving about He w1ll keep a racmg stable He w1ll have a race track bmlt up the s1de of a house keep a stable of racmg snalls l1e back 1n a hammock and gaze at the cool gray stome of the track, as h1s faith ful sna1ls crawl on and up to v1ctory Now that your anc1et1es as to your futures are all at rest lt is only fa1r to tell you that I learned th1s mormng that Professor Abdullah Freudson Br1lling is not a psych1atr1st at all but an escaped lunatlc from the state asylum Of course that Wlll not affect the accuracy of h1s notes at all, but I thought you m1ght l1ke to know Q u ! . Q . n , n I ,Q . q , s ten people seven days on twenty-three cnets apiece. She will undoubtedly 0 0 1 0 U I D 1- e N CNRAD 'Ifa 669 Pros I 9 RU S 11 tlrill .v1r1an1Lle Vlejluu Drleitlyanlleerilrh QFPOND GPFTDP Q lf 1 W Ronald Uofuln l Jmre l h1l lpS Pfjl 1 Gro s shmrley Lanng and Peter Van Dee Lcf Ma rjorl 1 absentl F rant ow bougl 1 ageman Karen Walker, Mary Katl L kman john Llndblcom and Lelmar Huffman B1g Fagle Duane Gsterkarnp Patty Burley and Dale Gsterkamp Front Row Myrna Alters Marleen Hageman, Larry Roach and Wayne July CThelma Palmer ab entl 'lhe Dr mary room started la t fall w1th 25 pup1ls Later Karen Walker and Thelma Palmer enrolled and brought the total enrollment to 27 The students took part 1n the carmval by g1v1ng several folk damces and songs At Chr1stmas tune they part1c1pated m a program w1th the lntermedlate room Thelr part conslsted of readmgs by the pupils Mrs Irvlng 1S the1r teacher FOUF ll-I GRADE Back Row M1ke Eckman Pvlly Mercer Lorl1 GIZI ewskl and Norman K1rsh Front Row Bonme Strother Florence Van Dee Loo and Lynette junkman CCleta T flmer absent, FIFTH GI TE Back Row Frances McDamel Wewayne Strothers Charles Harsm and Floyd uogolu Front Row Denms Lar on Conm Klrsh and ne Ph1ll1ps SIXTH GRADF Bar-k Wow 1 Verne Gogonn, F1 hard P ll l nd Audrey Fr v on ront Foy N rrls Eckman Henrletta Llndbloon Buddy Welch and Larry Osterkamt The lnterrl r roo n had an enrollment of 'P p1ls at the begmnlng of school last Uber They partl 1 1n the carnlval program by , mfr a pageant on Col umbus A prow L was glven at Chrlstma t 1 tn Wh1C1'1the Interrnedlate vom took p tr hey gave a yageant c tr of Chr1st and also readmgs given ' dtfferent students. A sprmg program was also glven They furnished : Xrgs and a play. Mrs Hazel Smith is thelr teacher. CContmued on next pagel F-'1'R:ET Cfl.Y--IPI 1 T 1 5+i,i.yly1r"iey, If J , A 2 f -, V F l en E' :nut A 1. 31 ,ru if gf, 1 Ju , N ,, ' ' 5 , " A , . t. , fig La-f:'. foo o .f " 'Q AI, lc l ' ll , 1' 1,0-, 's , " , ' ' , - f ' A ,. J 12. 'L - 5 tl ,. ' 1 .. 1- , ' jp, . N , , 31, . L . ,. - ., , .F r Lil: . , 1 I 'V f . 'IHIRD LIRADE: Back Rowt John MQCIGJQWSKI, Iamce Klrsh, Karen ' 1 ' 2 I A . . s , , . . - . s . . , Ln . rr, 6 - . ., . . -f . - , 4 , ' 5 ' C' , KJ, . f - I , A . . Z I A , S, , , Q P1 - ' 0 z ' . -J , A l. Llc . ,Z , L. 5 'E .,Clr Q'S1?t L Efsagt -A v LX.-,. ' 1 "1 yo f,-,V ' ' 4 Q . , M L rgi ff I -liz ' ' lil! 1 N L cyst fi Y 0 - . gg f. . s 1 ' , rt' Tl '!.. 'L' 1 or l . 'J 4 . SEVENTH EIGHT GRADES Back ROW Eva Llndbloom 8th Peggy Me cer 8th, Lorna Emckson 8th and Dorothy Pmg 8th M1ddle Row Carol Warrmer 7th Joan Gunsalus 8th and Jean Wel h 8th Front Row jlrnmy Burley 7th Calvln Harsln 8th Laton Gro s '7th Fr1tz Klrsh 8th and Harrold Welch 8th The Seventh Grade enrollment totaled three and ten students enrolled 1n the Elghth Carol Warrmer 1S a new comer 1n the Seventh Grade and Peggy Mercer and Iean Welch ln the E1ghth The Iunlor H1gh represented themselves very Well 111 the sale of Carn 1val t1ckets last fall The1r sales totaled 352 75 wh1ch was second hlgh and only 9537 25 behlnd the Semor Class Ioan Gunsalus Lorna Er1ckson Dorothy Pmg Harrold Welch Fr1tz K1rsh Inn Burley and Laton Gross are the Iumor H1gh members who have gone out for basketball th1s past season The Class off1cers are Pres1dent Harrold Welch V1ce Pres1dent Peggy Mercer and Sec Treas Fr1tz K1I'Sll iiiiiiiiiiiiii and George Mlller Front Row Charlotte Stuart, Beverly Welch and Maxme Mercer Nme 'Green Freshmen enrolled last fall Warren Melv1n soon trans ferred to Ft Plerre and R1cnard Ping found truck drlving more interesting than school The b1ggest event 1n the Freshman h1story was the 1n1t1at1on which was held shortly after school started Th Sophomores acted as a Jury and took the Freshmen 1nto court Needless to say they were always found gu1lty and therefore had to pay the consquence Those part1c1pat1ng 1n basketoall were Franc1s Grlffen MHXIHG Mercer and Beverly Welch The Class offlcers are Pres1dent Franc1s Grlffen V1ce Pres1dent George M1ller, Sec Charles Ogan and Trea Maxme Mercer Charlotte Stuart IS a member of the Student Counc1l M1ss McVey IS thelr class adv1sor iiiiiiiiiiiiiikiiii SOPHOMORE Back Row Carlos Grrffen jerry Gunsalus, Wayne Erickson Derwood Mercer LaVerne Nye and LeRoy Nye Front Row Eugene Warrlner, Carmen Roach Lois Aby Beverly Fry and Helen Marshall Eleven pupils enrolled 1n the Sophomore Class last Fall LaVerne Nye, LeRoy Nye Eugene Warrmer Carmen Roach Lo1s Aby a.nd Beverly Fry are all new comers to Blunt H1gh At the end of the fourth s1x Weeks Wayne Enckson qult CCont1.nued on next page! 3 , - , . . - , -----PM FRESHMEN: Back Row: Chuck Ogan, Lucille Moore, Francis Griffen - 5 H ' - ' . ' ----- BW I ' , , Those taking part in Basketball are: Eugene Warriner, Jerry Gunsalus, Derwood Mercer, LeRoy and LaVerne Nye, Carmen Roach, Beverly Fry and Lois Aby The Class officers are: President Carmen Roach, Vice President Helen Marshall, Sec Treas. Derwood Mercer. LaVerne Nye is Student CO'L1IlC11 Representative Miss McVey is their class advisor itiiiiikiiiiiiii IUNIORS Back Row Vincent Welch, Frances Peterson, Elizabeth Irving and Larry Glassmaker Front Row Lois Osterkamp Phyllis Welch, George Ogan and Lavon Kozel Last fall eight members joined the ranks of the Junior class Phyllis Welch and Lavon Kozel are new students Lavon Kozel was selected to the Boys State Convention Those taking part in basketball for the past season are Larry Glassmaker Vincent Welch, Lavon Kozel Frances Peterson, and Elizabeth Irving In order to raise funds for the Junior Senior Banquet the Juniors presented a play 'Kathy the Great served refreshments at the basket ball games and sponsored a dance Class officers are President Larry Glassmaker, V1ce Pres1dent Lavon Kozel, Sec Treas Frances Peterson Elizabeth Irvmg was Student Council Representative itikviikiiiiiiiii HIT PARA DE OF 47 Things to Come Maxlne Ready to go Steady Frances Prisoner Song Frltz Away Out West Q4 Miles anyway! George M Everything's Movln' Too Fast Jerry After Hours PhY111S Stumbling BIDS' Sneakin' Out -LOIS A I Like Em Fat Like That Lavon Racing With the Moon Carmen Does Your Heart Beat for Me? -R.uth Prairie Boy Larry Sooner or Later E112-abeth just Squeeze Me Eva I m the Drummer Man Harrold In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Iowa Dorothy P Too Many Times Vincent Give Me the Simple Life Lois O It's Full or it Ain t No Good Marvin I Ca.n't Get Started Beverly F And So to Bed BHS ' ------ HM 1 ,, ' ' - . . ' . . ---- FP , Maybe ----------------- --------- - ------- F Onda ' -'-'nffffffffffffffff:Inu ---------Pat , iiiiiiit 1 :iii Q. H U M O R Beverly takmg a mmute off to get shot "H1cs George Luc1lle Charles Maxme, Beverly and Charlotte Ramona 1n her SB1rthday Sllltn Shadow and B1g Stoop Lavon and Eldon The Gr1ffen School bus It 1S also el1g1ble to vote Goshl How lt spreads around Now We have three Peep mg Toms Harrold Joyce and Chuck Frances Most l1kely to become f1rst woman President Mr Roach testmg h1s sk1ll Could lt be possible the target be a telephone msulator? Myl Myl 'The Twms Dorothy and Dathryn Champ1on Wrestler KMatches held only after schooll How dy Br r r r other Denny and Floyd Mr and Mrs Roach Sprmg Fever Now do you st1ll wonder where the grade pup1ls get the 1dea? Ed1tor a few years ago kkiiiitkkitikitiiiii Try It on The Horse A farm hand took h1s g1rl for a buggy r1de and n1ne m1les the g1rl andl rn so t1redl "Suppose I glve you a Il1Ce k1 sa1d the farm hand "That w1ll put l1.fe U1 yo ' "In that case sa1d the g1rl you d better k1ss the horse tiiiiiiikitiiiiiiii Mutual Ownersh1p A sold1er parked an Army Jeep 1n front of a parking meter got out and started to walk down the street A pollcemen saw h1m and called after hun 6'Hey buddy drop a nickel in that parkmg meter The soldier yelled back 'Put ii 1Il yourself that Jeep belongs to you as much as 1t does to me iiiiiiiiiiiiikiiiiii Neat Trlck Several men were travelmg by tram Presently one pro duced a large fru1t cake, Wh1ch he devoured greedlly Tune passed Suddenly he began groanmg and doubllng hlmself up and straxghtenmg out agam When th1s had gone on for some time a fr1end asked hun "S'matter Ilm? 'This cake I ate groaned the suffer 'It had nuts and I th1nk the rnissus forgot to shell them Gosh!" sa1d h1S friend 'And can you crack em Just by bending? ' itiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 1. ' ' . 2. Q I1 Y n , , u 4. ' . . 5. ' - . ' ' ' . 6. ' . - 9. ' ' H . 10. ' . 11. ' ---- . . 12. . . . 13. ' . ' 14. ' ---- . out in the country the horse dropped dead. 'sOh, dear," sighed H CG I 0 I7 - - o I7 . , I I u n uo D :DI u o lf , 0 22 a : , , Q u 0 J . H . If , . . ' - I ' . . n c an 7 K ' 9 . I if lf. a n, f lry M1 s McV y y t h rlottt do you know what the fa1rtes lt on? Charlotte Sure Fa1ry Tale iiiiiiikiiiiiiiiiiii Mr Roar t wa fond of flow r and espec1al1y llked the salv1a as she w g1v1ng chrer t1on to her gardener 'On th1s s1de of the W lk l md l want you to put out some sallvas Now what would you ugge t for the other? 4Well sfud tl' ve rdener solemnly maybe lt would be a good ldea to put son' p1ttoon1 s there XXkx+XXXXkXXkXXiXXXXi Seemf the Town 11 woman rtdtng a trolley c r was anxlous not to pass her des ttnatmon Shf pokel tl e conductor w1th her umbrella 1 th t the F1r t Natmonal Bank? iiiiikiiikiiiiiiiiiii Tl Blg Clty A farmer from up IH tht mountams came to town on h1S yearly tr1p w1th a wagon load ot orn sweet potatoes and other pro duce to exchange for grocermes As he approached the city hmlts he saw the stgn speed Lunlt l5 Mtles an Hour Frantlcally pokmg h1s owen w1th the t1ck he muttered GI don't believe we can make It kiiiiik iiiiikiiiiii UQQOHC1 Wand fi A young hu bvncl Jul not llke hash H1s W1fe acqu1red a French cookbook gllllflf many rc c tpe for uslng leftovers The next even lng she had one of thf fancy nuxtures ln a covered d1sh on the taol The ru hunt If che tl over and ralsed the cover but the w1fe a1d ' Wty don t you ask the blessmg f1rst, dear? The hu b nd r put 1 I don t bel1eve there 1S anythmg here at ha ntelre ly hr nble se Xkiiii kiiikiiiiikii Gr at lnvent1on Farmer Yes mr that h1red man of m1ne 1S one of the great est mventors of the century f'1ty Board r You don t sayl What dld he mvent? Farmer P trtfn 3 motlon ' Fat Feats 'S , e 2 NSW ,T a 2, N. f f H U, H o ' ,3 H ' G S," C 1 v Q O 0 ' 0 -J. ' , l .Q A U .J , F T1 Q 5 4 flirt -1 S 2 K n e 1: T 1 H Y . . fl , S19 bf , r, , S J !l 4 7J - 4! 1' 'D , , O L . , e - 3 7! ., .e s as . T, 3 l , ' K , a C B - H 35 w . - .e , . T F f - W 12 S ci 3' Q: ct : 64 ,,J2 X f H sc J h H No, mun, rr pl1etl the conductor. That s my stomac . lie ' ' L 3 K ., , ., U , . A - 0 Y x y - , r- , p, 9 . . pm E . , . N . Q 9 "' 7 ' . . , . 5 A 2 V s , , ' J! W , k F ' ,lv St .T 5 s . , f , . ' rw- H nf S . - O , R n or 'e. elszumata' ' n , ., C 4 . 1 y Q - I! xJ , A , I , s .X +3 " ' ' ' ' i , Il th f S ,V ,QT Y H10 S.. d. : - nk . ec. i ,, U, , . . - . U ,, V- D 77 . V gg 2 . . u x, 9 I , l ,, Q , , , 414719 V x 0 AT I-I QV? LETICS BLUEBIRDS Carmen forward fsubj Joyce guard reg Lo1s guard sub Ramona torwaru reg Frances guard reg Beverly guard sub There St Lawrence Onida 14 BB 15 22 BB 22 Patsy forward Cregj Coach Z1mmerman Cheerleaders Fonda an Lo1s Ehzabeth forward Cregb Kathryn guard fregb St Lawrence Onida Here 23 BB 24 31 BB 34 11 BB 21 16 BB 44 11 BB 28 IBB 19 Ree He1ghts Ft Thompson Ree Heights Ft Thompson 1947 brings to a close another successful year for the Blunt Bluebirds havmg lost one game out of ten and coming to a draw on another Joyce Merr1tt Ramona Bigeagle, Kathryn Irvmg and Patsy Mercer hung up their su1ts for the last time ln a career of high school basketball Joyce and Rarrona have played a full four years wh1le Kathryn and Patsy Joined the ranks in the beginnmg of the past y ar Franc1s Peterson and Ehzabeth Irv1ng are the only two of the first six left but Lo1s Aby Beverly Fry, Carmen Roach Beverly Welch, Maxine Mercer, and Lorna 'Er1ckson prolmse then' flghtmg Sp1I'1t for next years team Total pomts made by the Blueblrds for the past year was 246 and lim1t1ng the1r opponent to 171 Ramona Blgeagle Captam of the Bluebirds was h1gh scorer w1th 129 points to her Credlt Patsy Mercer ran a close second nettmg 92 points Elizabeth Irving, the other regular forward, totaling 28 pomts Much recogn1t1on is due to the whole team for the1r team work and for trymg to keep the game as clean as poss1ble Through the guidance of Coach Zimmerman, the B'lueb1rds once again have marked up another year whlch can be said to be a very successful one RBE 1. - 7. 2. - 4 3 8. ' 3. ' - 4 5 9. : d 4- - C 7 ' 5. - q J 10. ' 6. - 4 J 11. Harroldzzrizzi- 20 BB 16 Harroifffffffff-'.'fff 16 BB 23 Lavon Marvin Elden Vincent Ieron e Billy LaVerne there Ree Heights Agar Onida Pierre Indians Harrold Ft Pierre St Lawrence Ft Thompson guard free? guard fre-gl center Cregj forward Cregl guard fdisqj -forward Cregj forward Csubj 15 BHS 23 36 BHS 20 2? BHS 25 33 BHS 29 3 BHS 24 5 BHS 37 31 BHS 31 49 BHS 19 Derwood LeRoy Larry Fonda Supt Roach Lo1s here Ree Heights Agar On1da Pierre Indians Harrold Ft Pierre St Lawrence Ft Thompson guard Csubj forward Csubj center fsubl Cheerleader Coach Cheerleader 18 BHS 36 56 BHS 31 52 BHS 40 27 BHS 48 17 BHS 27 46 BHS 29 20 BHS 14 35 BHS DO LITTLE C1 NTRAL CONFERENCI TOURNAMENT Th1S tourn tment was held at Ft Pierre january 16 17 and 18 In the first round for Blunt the Pierre Indians skimmed a 25 24 victory which sent the Monarchs to the consolation bracket The second game Blunt won a 26 24 decision from t Lawrence The Pierre B's took consolations honors from Blunt by a score of 26 16 ruary 21 22 Ft Pierre won championship and Harrold took runners up iiiiiikiiiiiiiiiiiiii DISTRICT 16 TOURNAMENT On1da was the site for this tournament which took place Feb In their first appearance Blunt lost to On1da 43 15 The next game spelled defeat as Blunt was upset by Gettysberg 28 16 Gettysberg won 3rd, Agar 2nd and Ft Pierre lst iiiiiiiiiiiiiikikikii Billy Kjer, Elden Nye, Marvin Fry, and Jerome Maciejewski Cwho were disqualified the 2nd semester! tossed their suits in the corner as their career in high school basketball was now finished Our forward Billy, was high point man of the season w1th 214 points, Elden 165 Vincent 67 LaVerne 62 Lavon 43 Marvin 37, Jerome 30 LeRov 5 and Derwood 5 Vincent, LaVerne, LeRoy, Larry, Lavon, Derwood and Eugene promise very good material for next years hoop clash Although a seem ng mmsuccessful season the Monarchs can how ever boast of being the team playing the most games in the conference Billy and Vincent, our two forwards kept out team in their fight- ing all the time and also flashed in plenty shots from the sides. Elden, the Monarchs center, played heads up ball through the season and was al ways helping the team. Marvin and Lavon kept pouring in those side shots from their guard positions. Much credit is due Coach Roach for his good management of the boys. Constantly correcting their faults and caring for the welfare of the team ---- -EN 1. -------- 8. ----n- r- --- 2. ' ------ 9. ---- -------- 3. ------ 10. --------- ---- 4. ' ----- 11. -------------- 5. 1 ------ ' 12. . ------------ - 6. ' ------- 13. ' --------------- 7. ---- Pierre B's ------- 2f BHS 24 Pierre B'S ------- ---- 1 6 BHS 23 . '- ' l 1 1 - ' . V , . . -H . , . I Q 3 ' V I . 2 ' Q 16 no ,J 3 T wi 1 - P e Iumor Class held the1r annual play December ll and 12 The la was ent1tled s'Kathy the Great" The plot was comphcated by Kathy Barlowe CLO1 Osterkampl who took 1t upon herself to ass1st her older s1ster 'lnne CEl1zaoeth Irvlng, a lovelorn colummstj and almost caused a pamc mong Ann readers At the end everythmg 1S flnally Settled and Kath J pr3fn1 not to lnterfere Wlth Anne s work agam The Cast presented M1ss Zimmerman a lovely pouti la dragons for her part 1n dlrectlng the play Fonda Lahman sang 'Wh1te Chr1stmas and Wlnter V onde rlan between acts C A 'l Kathy Barlowe Anne Barlowe Betty Marshall 11m Demmg Mrs Marshall Frank Lawrence Mr Ienklr Iafk Forhe Mr Trams Mrs Atwater LOIS Osterkamp Ehzabeth Irxnng Frances Peterson Vmcent Welch Patsy Mercer George Ogan Larry Glassmaker Lavon Kozel Rlf hard Plng C a men Roach Ikilbklkilklkillkiklklikikif-klk The Semor Class have hosen Grandad Step Out to be the1r class play wh1ch w1ll be held Aprll 8 and 'O The story IS centered upon Grandad and Old mm who IS rea le b l1eve by h1s daughter Mrs Morton tl t he 1 uk He 1S on a d1et and IS dymg for want of a good square meal W men ar old fr end of h1s comes and 1nv1tes Grand d to a upper 'll y have to sne k out of the house as Mrs Morton would object to r 1 eomg oat The tage 1S H1 an uproar when they fmd Grandad gone He later return fe elmg very much ahve, and h1s dl appearance 15 e plame ' M r Roach w1ll be the d1rector for th1s event CAST Mrs Laura Morton Grandad Tilly Betty Shadduck K1 Trud1e Norwook Ludle Norwood Iudy Norwood 11m Mahoney M1ss Abby HIQQIYIS Mrs Iobe Feenev Detectwe jack Norwood Ramona Bweagle Ierom Maclejew F1 Patsy 'VI rc 1 Rutl Of rn alter av 'f IJ Jr 'ly Vlarsl all Katt ryn Irvmng Ioyce Marx ltt 'llarvm 1 r r mtl L h lan F r 1 s P ters vw 711137 lijer Flden Nye 1 Th ' ' . , . . 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L J V , Student Council Back row Front row Jerome Mac1e3ewsk1, Ramona Blgeagle, Elden Nye Larry Glassmaker and Francls Grlffen Elizabeth Irving Charlotte Stuart Carmen Roach and LaVerne Nye Monarch Staff Back row Front row B11ly KJer Elden Nye, Marvm Fry, Ramona B1geagle and Jerome Macxejewskl Kathryn Irving Dorothy Marshall Patsy Mercer, Joyce Merr1tt Fonda Lahman, Ruth Shoemaker and Supermtendent Roach Lols Aby and Fonda Lahman Cheerleaders Shortly after school started last fall, the student body chose Lo1s and Fonda to be cheerleaders for the school year 46 47 Both glrls had pre der 1n Canning and Fonda was cheerleader m Green Valley Ill So really and truly the cheer1ng sect1on was led by Veterans The gurls also deserve recog n1t1on for then' acrobat1cs m leadmg the sect1on 7 Albert Westlund Custod1an Least We forget the man behlnd the scene Mr Westlund certainly d1d h1s part very well mdeed throughout the ent1re year, not only m keepmg the school rooms clean but the numerous tasks he undertook L1ttle did some people know that on many a cold night Nr Westlund would have to get up several times a night to tend to the furnace or else the flre would go out Our hats off to you, Mr Westlund! 8 A v1eW of the gym grade buildmg and a port1on of the hlgh school from the south eastern corner of the grounds 9 The I-hgh School bulldmg from the south : . . . . , I , 1 3 . . , , . . : ! 7 ! , . 9 ' ' I " vious experience in that line. Lois was cheerlea- , g , . . , r . 7 'UP SCHOOL CARNIVAL The annual H1gh School Carnival was held October 22 and 23 From the fmancial pomt of v1eW, this was the largest 1n the h1story of Blunt H1gh The gross mcome amounted to S1125 50 Fr1day evenlng a program was held 111 the Audltorlum which began wlth the crovmmg of the Carnival King and Queen The Queen was Dorothy Marshall and the King Was Jerome Maciejewslcl The Attendants were Frances Peterson and Vincent Welch hmiors Carmen Roach and jerry Gunsalus, Sophomores Beverly Welch and Franc1s Grlffen Freshmen and Dorothy Ping and Harrold Welch from the 7th and 8th grades On the preceding page the top p1ctu.re IS from left to r1ght back row Beverly Welch and Frances Peterson Front row Carmen Roach Dorothy Marshall and Dorothy Pmg The bottom plcture back row from left to r1ght Vmcent Welch Beverly Welch Frances Peterson and Jerry Gunsalus Front row Carmen Roach, Dorothy Marshall and Dorothy Pmg Seated 111 extrene fromt on the left 1S Franc1s Grlffen and to the r1ght 1S Harrold Welch Knot pictured Jerome Mac1e3ews1-nl The program continued w1th a short play under the direct1on of MISS McVey It was entltled "And the Lamp Went Out Th1s wa really a humorous play and had the audlence all but rollmg in the a1sles The cast was selected throughout the student body Mr Roach presented a Sewmg Clrcle composed of boys dressed as women The1r exchange of gOSS1p caused many a red face 1n the aud1ence as thelr conversatlon mcluded several local people Th1s Was followed by a sk1t on "Chr1stopher Columbus by the mtermediate room The primary room also took part by gwmg a ser1es of Folk Dances and Drills After the program the concess1ons at the gymnasium were opened for the publlc part1c1pat1on These cons1sted of Bmgo Ball Throws Flsh Pond, Lunch Stand Penny P1tch and many others In add1t1on to the regular entertamment at the gym on Saturday evenmg, a dance was held m the Leg1on Hall Th1S was also under the ausplces of the school Frances Hess and h1s orchestra prov1ded the mus1c L B WA s olrm Bao-mens ul u s A . . . . . - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 I - I . . . ! 1 . . . . . 7 ' D . . . . . . . . . s . ! 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