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Page 44 text:
G. R. Heart Sister Tea
A high spot in the social functions of the G. R.
was its Heart Sister Week, climaxed by the Heart
Sister Tea, which was held February 17 The girls
brought small gifts to their heart sisters during the
week and, at the tea the girls found out who the
donors of their gifts were. Nearly all of the Girl
Reserves attended the tea, as well as the city and
faculty sponsors of the club. Mrs. Bergman and
Mrs. Arnold presided at the tea table, at which the
valentine motif was carried out.
Featured on the program was a group of piano
numbers by Harrison Price of the college. Also en-
joyed were a reading by Marjorie Correll, and a
vocal solo by Clara Lou Davis. Incidental music
was furnished by Betty Ann Faubion.
The tea, which was enjoyed by all and pronounced
a huge success, was planned by Sara Winkler, social
chairman of the Girl Reserves.
The Junior Senior
"Ferns, creeping vines, and plants and trees grow
in tropical confusion in Hawaii." This was the
theme the Junior-Senior banquet and prom car-
ried out. Hostesses met guests at the door of the
Methodist Church, in which the banquet was held,
with various hued leis, adding to the colorful atmos-
phere of the imaginative Hawaiian scene.
Decorative favors and accessories were used on
the tables. Miniatures of the volcano "Kalauea"
were placed at intervals along the long tables. Palm
trees served as favors, while clever "straw huts"
acted as nut cups and place cards. Programs were
in the shape of pineapples-all providing the festive-
ness which is typical of the true atmosphere of
The greatest symbol of hospitality in Hawaii is
to eat first and then talk. And eat they did! Cute
sophomore waitresses Qwho no doubt helped the ap-
petitesl served the banquet. Betty Boone acted as
toastmistress, Mr. Bergman giving the Mahalo
fgracej. Jim Gerlach extended the welcome to the
seniors with Donis McKeeman accepting it. Jean
Babcock played several tunes in keeping with the
spirit of the evening on her accordiang and Miss
Campbell, being the main speaker of the program,
offered as her speech "Crossroads of the Pacific."
Elva Clark then soloed on the marimba. The
"Aloha" was Bob Curtis, in which he presented the
staff of pennants of all the classes of M. H. S. to
next year's class, Grant Poole acting as recei-ver.
In this gay spirit, the uppperclassmen adjourned
to the gymnasium where they danced to the music
of Eddie Nesbitt and his orchestra. There, too,
Hawaii predominated the decorations. Blue stream-
ers provided the blue sky, gracefully Heating upward
to the background of the orchestra. Back of the
orchestral platform, in the blue darkness of the
night, was a large illuminated quarter-moon. Trees
were silhoutted against this, and ferns and vines
surrounded the orchestra. Although the riotous
beauty of the royal Hawaiian islands was lacking
somewhat, the true spirit of hospitality and gaiety
was prevalent to a high degree.
Gabe Sellers and Katherine Newman were general
chairmen of the dance and banquet respectively. As
for committees, chairmen were dance, Corrine
Duffeyg games, Grant Poole, decorations, Jim Miller.
Chairmen for the banquet: decorations, Jeanne Jac-
card, invitation and seating arrangement, Mary
Charlsong program, Jean Babcock.
Here it may be remarked that this, the last social
event for the outgoing senior class, was certainly a
suitable ending. With the last school dance to re-
main vividly in our minds, we seniors wish to say
to tliejunior class, "Mahalo a nui," "Thank you very
muc . '
The Hi-Y date hike is an annual affair of the club.
It is usually held about the middle of April. All
Hi-Y members are invited to attend and they must
bring a date. There is a small charge of about fif-
teen cents apiece to provide for the food.
This year about thirty couples met at the water
tower afer school and then hiked out to Sunset park.
Baseball and other games were played followed by
a picnic supper.
Continued from page 32
health charts and refereeing intramural games.
The girls who have achieved their first goal, a
Blue M. with G. A. A. superimposed, are Mary
Alice Wheeler, Kathryn Kramer, June Bell, Vir-
ginia Saathoff, Margaret Gates, Betty Ann Teeter,
Mary Lee Poppenhouse, Ona Scritchfield, and Mar-
Second awards, a golden K with G. A. A. upon it,
were received by Gladys West and Betty Lou Mad-
The third and highest award, a golden K pin
was received by Jean Smith, Iva Fenton, and Thelma
Members of the club pictured here are Row 1.
Katherine Jolley, Maxine Gould, Zelda Anderson,
Goldie Spears, Iva Fenton, Katherine Martin, Shir-
ley Gessell, Anna Roberts, Maude York, Betty Ann
Teeterg Row 2. Maurine Pence, Rena Bottger, Mary
Alice Wheeler, Jean Smith, Patsy Lolley, Lenora
Tucker, Katherine Nabours, Gladys West, Eugenia
Currie, Row 3. Ona Scritchfield, Marlene Spelman,
Mary Poppenhouse, Virginia Saathoff, Betty Mad-
den, Miss Gaddie, Jean Hosiery Row 4. Rosemary
Gilman, Phyllis Reboul, Margaret Gates, Pauline Se-
crest, Katherine Kramer, and Thelma Bottger.
Members who are not pictured are Grace Crev-
iston, Arylene Hanson, Hilda Layman, Peggy
Pearce, Winifred Soderberg, and Eva White.
Page 43 text:
Good Queen Alice. The coronation was carried out
just like a real one fwell, on a smaller scale, of
course-and maybe a little more crudej with at-
tendants 'n' everything. Queen Alice seemed poised
--but King Tucker looked, and later admitted, he
was "scared stiff." Nevertheless, they were the pub-
lic's choice, and the public has darn good taste.
Dancing was resumed after the crowning-the king
and queen leading off with a little exhibition.
Ideal refreshments of coca-cola and cookies were
served the hungry throng. Then, alas, at 11:30 the
And so we say-farewell-to the annual football
shindig! May this tradition carry on, and may all
the kiddies plan just as nice a Prom and enjoy it as
much as we did.
"It's going to be a big affaiir" was the Pep Club's
promise appearing in the Mentor, and it was a big
affair. The annual Basketball Banquet, given in
honor of the basketball squad, was held Monday,
March 6, with 158 present.
It was a colorful event due to the work of the dec-
oration committee in charge of which was Ruth
Kretzmeier. The theme was carried out in a variety
of pastel colors. Bowls of sweet-peas and jonquils
served as center pieces while blue and white mega-
phones Kon which was lettered "M. H. S."J alter-
rated. The programs were in form of basketballs,
blue in color, which bore the autographs of each of
the twenty members of the team and the coach. Nut
cups were in pastel colors.
. Wilma Jean Shull presided as toastmistress. Dur-
ing the program, Val Jean Lumb played the piano
while the guests joined in group singing, Edith Wil-
lis, Marilou Alsop, and Margaret Hobbs, sang in a
trio. Mr. Hopkins gave a short speech prior to the
one by Mr. Bishop, with Nancy Lou Heberer giving
the view-point of the Hgrandstandersf'
The program was printed as follows:
Referee-Wilma Jean Shull
Towel-Swinger-Val Jean Lumb
Just a Bunch of Grand-Standers-
Edith Willis, Marilou Alsop, Margaret Hobbs
High-point Man-Mr. Bishop
Wind-up-Nancy Lou Heberer
Committees, composed of Pep Club members,
worked and planned the banquet, thus being re-
sponsible for its success.
Senior-Junior Dance Party
"A grand success!" The senior-junior given March
4th was every bit of that and a little more! After
a lot of worrying about the small number of per-
sons who had indicated their intentions to attend,
the party went off with a bang and a great big
crowd. Harold Hunt's orchestra fwhich we might
add, had improved greatlylj swung out with all
the latest tunes, and as a special treat, none other
than our own Clara Lou Davis gave forth with two
vocal numbers with the swing band.
Cokes and cookies were provided as refreshments
for the jitterbugs and gandies alike. Ping-pong
was played by the few who were energetic enough
to chase little white balls in among the auditorium
seats, while the rest of the guests "beat it out" on
the dance floor. You should have seen Coach and
"Sir Ronald Hopkins" swing their partners, and
were they ever busy when ladies' choice came
Decorations were along a military theme with
large drums suspended from the ceiling and lighted
from the inside. Crossed sabers and teers of tinsel
formed a background for the orchestra which was
seated in a large drum on the east side of the gym.
Incidentally, we liked the new arrangement of hav-
ing the orchestra on this side very much, because it
provided more room for dancing.
At the intermission a program was presented with
Norman Ross acting as master of ceremonies. Bob
Cook and Eddie Hoffman thrilled their audience
with a baton whirling act which was really perfec-
tion. Irene Limper accompanied them on the piano.
The College Trio composed of three colored boys,
Foster Goodlet, Homer Fleming and Sherman Helm
favored us with two vocal numbers. The best liked
of the two was "Old Man Mose" which was very
popular at that time. This was followed by an
Apache dance presented by Lenora Ash and Fred
Small. Mrs. Southern gave a very humorous read-
Dancing continued until 11 :30 and everyone hated
to go home fvia Sunset, Muggin' Mountain and all
points west!J. From the looks of things, it's our
guess that the faculty had as much fun as any of us.
Parties like this don't just happen, they take care-
ful planning and lots of hard work. Mr. Bishop as
head sponsor and Mr. Owen as his assistant deserve
a great deal of credit for the success of the party.
The committees and their chairmen did the real
work which put the "umph" into the event. The jani-
tors as always were a constant help with whatever
there was to be done.
The committees and their chairmen are as follows:
Efbtertainment-Donald Sollenberger, chairman,
Miriam Fields, Wilma Jean Shull, Jack Sayre, Val
Lumb, and Marjorie Goldstein.
Decov-ations-Audrey Durland, chairmang Doro-
thy Ratliff, Mary Beth Walker, Joanne Aubel, Hall
Milliard, Don Willis, Bob Wright, David Gates, and
Mary Margaret Arnold.
Dance-Norman Ross, chairman, Bill Hines,
Edith Hanna, Faye Clapp, Bruce Bryan, and Donis
Refreshments-Margaret Mack, chairman, David
Blevins, Max Decker, Paul Jorgenson, Marian Pen-
ley and Lila Neubauer.
Page 45 text:
Showing more interest in the M Club than has
been seen for several years, the club took on added
life under their new sponsor, Coach P1-entup.
The two football captains, Quinn and Johns,
proved to be popular with their fellow members and
were elected president and vice-president, respec-
tively. The complete list of ofllcers were Tom Quinn,
president, Jim Johns, vice president, Russell Min-
nis, secretary-treasurerg Bob Gahagen, program
chairman, and Merle Bottger, Sergeant at arms.
Every year the highlight of the CIub's entertain-
ment is the traditional "M" initiation. This year it
also was radically revised. Smelling' heavily of the
scent of onion bulbs, the boys came to school, walk-
ing in the Notre Dame shift, wearing odd shoes and
signs distinguishing the "cats" from one another.
Girls boiled with jealousy when they saw the "deli-
cate" curls which were worn by the initiated "pus-
sies" on initiation day. Having to have a proper
respect for the members, the pledges had to carry
out various orders, such as proposing to teachers, re-
citing poems, and pushing peanuts with their pro-
The members in the picture are front row: Frank
Prentup, sponsor, Jim Blazing, Jim Smith, Bob
Keith, Max Grandfield, Ed Draheim, Bill Busenbark,
Second row: Bill Payne, Ted Miller, Bob Stewart,
Lauren Edgar, Bob Kendall, Bob Gahagen.
Third row: Gene Lake, Herb Vanderlip, Jim
Johns, Tom Quinn, Pat Farrell.
Fourth row: Bob Wright, John Scholer, Neal Hu-
gos, Howard Hamlin, Bob Yapp, Merle Bottger.
Back row: Bill Wichers, Frank Fenton, Alfred'
Those not in the picture: Russell Minnis, Jim Pri-
deaux, Denzil Bergman, Douglas Cave, Junior Lov-
ell, Harold Elmer, Harold Smith, and Raymond.
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