Central Junior High School - Reflector Yearbook (Saginaw, MI)

 - Class of 1932

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page 12 THE ANNUAL REFLECTOR +43 1+ Class History By SALLY HOWELL, 9A ' ERE IT IS, the end of our term at Central. What have we done ? What have we seen ? Let's review it together. Don't you remember when first we sat in the auditorium waiting for a "big play" to begin ? Anyway, the plays we saw when in the seventh grade were "Oh Kay,","The Private Tutor," and "The Thirteenth Chair." In the eighth grade we sat watching "Man or M6use,"' "A Strenuous Life," and "The Arrival' of Kitty." This last year many of us have participated in presenting the plays. They were "The Ghost Bird,' "Seven Chances," and "A Peach of a Family." But' wait, we haven't mentioned the vau- deville which has been put on by Mr. Harry Graves Miller and Miss Margaret D. Meyer, who also directed the plays. They gave a vaudeville show with school talent twice last year and once this year. Ah, what's this approaching ? The P.T.A. They sponsored in 1930, a carnival for school funds. This last year they have given a "Welfare Whoopee," the proceeds of which have been used to buy clothes and food for poor children attending Cen- tral. ' Ouch! A ball hittme. I couldn't forget those sports. Our school basketball team has been very successful in the past three years. In 1930, the heavyweights and the lightweighfs both won the city basketball championship. Last year, the heavy weights were again victorious, with lights tying for the honor. In baseball, the team won the championship for the last three years. Pretty good? The girls tied for the baseball championship for the lastyear with South. "There's Music in the Air"-The popu- lar air is coming true. It's coming in the form of "The Courtship of Miles Standish," a contata put on while we were in the seventh grade. "The Drum Major" was a colorful operetta given last year. This year there was another contata, "The Voyage of Arion," and another poperetta, "Oh, Doctor I" Last we remember the spring concert in which the glee clubs, band, and orchestra played, and, too, the assemblies and parent-teacher meetings which the' music department had aided. The art department is one of the finest. What have they done? ,Of course you know they make posters for all the plays, and carnivals. The outstanding pupils have participated in many contests both local and national.. To top off this splendid record, we remember that Miss McEachron and Miss Austin painted the scenery for the opereta "The Drum Major" and also for "Oh Doctor !" This scenery included a woods scene composed of a border drop. and four large wings. A beautifull curtain drop of a French village street scene was also painted to complete the set, thereby saving Central funds about 5150. Well, here we are at the end of our re- view, so let's all say good-bye to Central. GNSKD The Reflector Club OR THE past year the Reflector Club has done wonderful work. The first Refiector Club was Organized in 1924 in Central Junior High. Miss Flanders was the director of the Reflector from 1924 to 1931g now Miss Meyer is in charge of it. When Central started 'the Refiector Club this year, pupils of all grades could join. Each one handed in articles. If you did not come every Friday, of course, three times and out. Reflector Club meets once a week on Fri- days from 8:00 o'clock to 8:30. Each article you hand in you get credit for. ' Each Reflector is very interesting. It tells all the catastrophes, sorrows, joys, and hap- piness our school has. Our parents seem very much interested in this school paper. If you are oneof the pupils having a piece in it, you usually keep it, to show your friends. Reflector Club this year got up a literary contest. The best poem, story, and essay gets the big reward. There were over 150 people who entered the contest and the winners are in this issue. ' By Marilyn Morrison, 8A f , iq,

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F sr as THE ANNUAL REFLEc'roR 11 'elf 1+- Class Will Ladies and Gentlemen, Board of Education, the Superintendent, Teachers A and Friends: E, THE 9A CLASS of Central Junior High, having reached the end of our . career here, being of sound minds and memories and considering the uncer- tainty of this frail and transitory life, do make, publish, and declare this Writing to be our last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all other test- imonial writings by us heretofore made. As to which estate it has pleased the fates and our own strong arms to give, we dispose of the same as follows: Item: We bequeath to our dear faculty, who have been our kind instructors in all the wisdom of the ages, a sweet and unbrok- en session of sleepless nights and peace- ful dreams. Item : To Mr. Chaffee we leave the management of the school. iNow isn't that nice and generous of us ?l Item : We give to our beloved teacher, Mr. Harry Graves Miller, a complete cast of brilliant actors for a very successful play. fOr plays-which is it ?l Item: We give and bequeath to the lead- ing paper of our school, "The Reflector," and to the talented Miss Meyer thereof, all the events of our lives, past, present, and to come, with all the wonders, sensa- tions, hair-breadth escapes glorious attain- ments, and other deserved or undeserved notoriety and fame with which we may have been, or may hereafter be associated, trusting that they may furnish plenty of material for news items and brilliant edi- torials for ages yet to come, and serve as an inspiration for those younger students who so naturally look to us for examples. Item: We give and bequeath to the fu- ture 7th, Sth, and 9th grade classes all such boys as were not able to keep pace with such brilliant girls as compose the majority of our class, trusting the girls may be able to steer them firmly next year through the gates of commencement that they may not share our humiliation in not being able to "hold our men folk." ' Item: The following we hope will be accepted as valuable assets to those who may receive them. 1. To the basketball team next year, the ability of Tony B. and J. Murray. Q 2. To Melba D., M. Hoppe's gift of gab. 3. To anybody who needs them, our daily excuses for being absent or tardy. 4. To some lucky person we bequeath S. I-lowell's "Reflector" editorship. 5. To the girls we bequeath M. Westrom's fascinating charms that hold the boys. 6. To Mrs. Ulman we leave the musical gifts of K. Keane. "Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast." Item: The subjoined lists will be recog- nized as entailed estates, to which we declare the class of 1932-33 the real and rightful successors. - 1. Our unsurpassed dignity. May they uphold it forever, with all serioushess and gravity, endeavoring to realize its vast importance, in spite of their natural light- mindedness and irresponsibility. 2. Last of all, the hardest of all for us to part With. To our successors we leave our places in the hearts of the principal and the teachers. The teachers will love you as they have loved us. They will show you the same tender kindness and attention they have bestowed upon us. They will feel the same about your successes and your failures. We hope that the future classes-will appre- ciate all this as deeply as we have done, that it will be a most treasured possession and you will loathe to part withit as we are. Absolutely last we leave our blessing, tender memories of our pleasant associa- tions together, and our true pledge of most sincere friendship from henceforth and for- ever. Lastly, we make, constitute, and appoint the 9A Class of 1932-33 to be sole executors of this our last will and testament. ' In witness thereof We, the class of 1931- 32, the testators, have to this, our will, set our hands and seal this tenth day of June, Anno Domini, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two. Witnesses .' , The Faculty Sth Graders 9th Graders 7th Graders Respectfully submitted, . Helen Fallier V C3 al Fl -- I i E gag? 0 A



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X-1 THE ANNUAL REFLECTOR 13 DI N Class Prophecy By EVELYN GARDNER, 9A Of celery farms in Kalamazoo, 'Tis said John Kline owns a few. Anne Boyd teaches domestic art. Allan Grigsby pushes a "Fresh F ish" cart. Bob Baumgarten a clown, With every circus that comes to town. G. Stolz has patented a machine for excuses, He has no two alike, and they serve all kinds of uses. George Weslock leads abrass band, It is the best in this musical land. Betty Thomas and M. Westrom are sten- ographers fine ' Who never start work till half-past nine. F. Steuber designed a building, And on the first floor, Moving pictures, by Norm Ducker, Are shown galore. To see these pictures Dot Robarge comes miles, For from the screen Art Seltzer smiles. "When to Study and How,', is the name, Leona Nielson gives to her pamphlet of fame. Those ivories-how Dot Stein can pound, She plays them at"Casey's Inn" between every round. Conrad Wisniewski is an auctioneerg His patrons come from far and near. Fritz McMaster is taxi driver. Lia Kimball of his rides, he can't deprive er. Ward Whalin is a missionary, Wise, He' teaches the cannibals to lead better 1ves. Ann Mary Farmer keeps a bakery shop, Where all the hungry school boys stop. Now William Baum is an undertaker, Of faces well, he's a pretty good maker. The wonderous air-ship "Dinger,', Was built and run by Jerry Ostler When it collided with a church tower It knocked poor Jerry from his bower. Barbara Winston, in a cottage fair, Makes a housekeeper, sweet and rare. ' Keeping a dye shop is Marion Hoppe. She can dye anything from hair to a poppy. An excellent lawyer is James Orton Hoover, I-le'll debate for Bill Baum on any spot remover. Bird-Ellen Gage is an authoress, You can bet her work is among the best. Training other voices, Brennan land Roberts do no less , . . . . . . Tis said their s1ng1ng's "a howling suc- cess. Nan Porter is now a prim school teacher, Sohyou boys all know where you can reach er. Jim Sterling sells cold drinks and pop, At one time he was a foxy bell hop. Emma Michella is principal of Central Jr. High School, Andl everything there goes according to ru e. E. Rietzel once attempted a chewing gum factory, But chewed so much himself, he went into bankruptcy. Laurabelle Minnis makes a fortune dress- ing hair. With her skill no others can compare. Harold Sautter is a wrestler great, Who pins em down ata terrible rate. Vin Thompson is captain on an ocean liner. G.dSchwannecke is working for him in the mer. , M. Shoen and B. Krohn are canning pork ' and beans. They have outclassed Campbells and Heinz it seems. ' 1 He is happy whose circumstances suit his temperg but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances. -Hume

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