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Page 55 text:
19452 K 772 Qug 14 HS
Clorza E lzzabeth
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Betty Ca1lParher Lersatzle and popular, IS a leader
of the hzghest ty pe She has excelled through her school
ll e 111 anythzng she has attempted
Possesszng both beauty o character and beauty of
llllllll Betty Gflll has uon the appreezatlon of all uhom
she has llnoun
Glorla GIVCDS JUHIOI unaffected and gay Ellzabeth Llbby Raymond possessor of
who has won the hearts of ner claesmates grace and pelsonallty a pelson you llke
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O START the year rlght the
H1 '1 had 1ts annual wate1
n1elon feed Septembel Z3 1n
the southeast cornel of Sunset
Park About seventy f1ye boy
yyere present to consume the ton
of yyatelmelons Whlch yy e1e
then dlsposal Aftel evelyone had
h1s f1ll of melons a battle beoan
w1th the senlors and junlors Slfllfli
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September 12 lNew Students Tea
September 12 Wate1melon Feed
Octobe1 11 Hobo Dance
Fathel Son Pot Luck
G A A All G11l Prom
H1 Y G R Carollng Palty
Janualy 16 Paper Dance
January 31-Jumor Gold Dlggels
February 9 13 G R Heart Slster Week
February 13 Boots and Saddles Banquet
together and throwlng the remam
mg watelmelon and the rlnds at
ARRYING huge baskets of del1c1ous food H1 Y
memb rs and thelr dads met Noy embe1 11 m
the study hall for the annual H1 Y Fathel Son
Banquet Toastmaste1 Jack Gould 1nt1 odueed the
speaker Rev T H Johnson whose talk followed
Th1s annual occaslon plONldBS the bovs wlth an
opportunltv of meetlng other boy fathe1s and
p1omotes the good wlll land appetites! of all
HE HI Y GR Carolmg' Party was held 303111
th1s vear on December 11 The carolmg party
was made up of several truck loads of stu
dents who were taken to va11ous places 1n Manhat
tan where elele1lv or 1ll pe1sons llye Carols were
then sung by the gloup After the va11ous homes
were ylsted the students returned to the h1gh
school where they enjoyed a tasty luncn selyed
March 7 Sen1o1 Jun1o1
Malch Z8 Basketball Banquet and Dance
23 Jun1o1 Semol
30 H1 Y Date Hlke
Mother Daughtel Banquet
Senxor Class Day
Blue NI S1gnatu1e Dance
T THE begmnmg of each yeal students neyy
the hlgh school ale mvlted to a tea guy en
the Student Councll The pu1pose of the
to get new p ople acqualnted wlth fellow
Th1s year the students were flrst taken
to the muse loom yyhele they wele enteltalned
yylth a l111SCQ.ll3l'l60l.1S plogram plepaled by natlye
lllQlllbGlS of the ll1g'l'1 school
Each new student eseolted by an olel student
wa lUtI'OflLlC6Cl to a many people as po s1hle
Aftel the plOg1dlll they wele all taken to the
foods 1oo1n yyhele they yye1e selyed llght reflesh
ments plepaled and selved by food tudents
R HE ART S1ste1 Week was full of su1pr1sed
and SLlp19SSCd glggles 1n class rooms as the
lUySl,6lY of the unknown slster pushed
xhead to the end of the week and the revelat1o11
Lnusual gxfts lncluded p1ggy banks rubber an1
mals and homemade candv The week was Clll1laXQd
yylth a tea ln the musl room whele the ,qlrls dls
coye1ed th lr unknown donols and many new
fuends wele made
4 OOTS AND Saddles became the theme of a
banquet gwen by ou1 future falmers for
then fathe1s Th1s theme was carr1 d out 0
,Juttmg all the addles that could be found ln the
eount1y on bale of hav and the boys came dlessed
aecordlng to the theme N11 Bergman yy as the mam
speakel hls speech was the Cmch of the eyer
Wlth yallous numbels on the plogram thls af
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well as themselves and they all enjoy ed lt to the
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N OCTOBER 11 the Stud nt Councll gave
the fnst dan e of the sehool year It was tne
Hobo Dance WlllCll took the place of the us
ual Pie P10111 MIXLI and lt talted the soelal whul
lfrom the varlety of costumes and Olltllls .hs
played at the dance by students the pmafore wlth
glasses worn by lN1na Jean Heberel was ehosen as
best and she was erowned Hobo Queen She re
celved hel crown whlch vas a barrel mldst bales
of hay which seem lJ6C0l1llIlh to 1 hobo
The dance was leld ln the boys gym and the
decolatlons wele gleat havlng been calrled out
ln dogpatch style
ECAUSE the football team d1d such a beautlful
Job of wlnnlng eyerythlng they came ln con
tact wlth thls year the Student Councll decld
ed to entertaln the old grads wlth a Homecommg
game Thls was the fxrst game on such a lalge
scale eve1 attempted by the school but lt proved
to be a blg success The fleld goals were decorated
w1th former MHS graduates students and lnter
The game wlth Salma was so excltlng that 1t was
necessary to hold you1 hat so the people behlnd
wouldnt crush lt by poundxng absently on Vour
head The game was the trophy dec1s1on game and
for once lt may be sald that everyone lncludlng
the glrls, kept the11 eyes glued on the fleld and
not thelr nelghbor s newest dress
At xntermlsslon the 'VIHS band dlsplayed a very
colorful and excltlng stunt, and then the candld
ates for Plgskln Prom Queen were rolled dramatle
ally onto the fleld ln snazzy convertlbles Aftel
emerglng from the cals the glrls were lntroduced
by Cllfford Peterka as follows Thelma Dahl Betty
Burton Bettle Srack Patty Clbolskl Evelyn Ruhr
Dorothv Lou Wllson Bettv Gall Parker Nlna Heb
erel Shxrley Mlller Glorla blfens Helen Hoover
Joanne Scheu and Juanlta Sweeny The gnls were
then drlven off the f1eld amld a burst of applause
and the game contlnued
Excitement and school patrlotlsm ran lllgll as old
grads greeted one another enthuslastlcally It was
genelally agreed that NIHS s first Homeeomlng
game was a deflnlte success and that lt should be
come a school tradltlon Wlth the trophy promlsed
queens vlewed and old fllends renewed people
left the Sliadluhl conymcee. that lt was a swell xdea
an well worth a second tly
HE PIGSKIIN Prom was the CllI'l13Y to the most
successful football season whlch M H S has
ever experlenced After Manhattan Hlgh
Schools flrst Homecomlng held on November 14
and the wlnnmg of the League Champlonshxp M
H S guys and gals were really ready to swlng out
at the Plgskln P1om on tue mght of November 15
The decoratlons wh1ch wele red whlte and blue
streamers were draped from a rmg 1n the center to
he Sld6S of the gym and the colors were altel
nated In the center of the IOOIH was a large re
yolvmg ball coyered wlth one lnch pleces of mlrror
Llght was leflecteel over the gym from thls re
The musle was furmshed by Jlmmy Walren who
was placed m a ve1y mce band stand ln the south
west LOlllLl of the gym 'lhxs new placement of
the b md ploylcled lll0lL room for both dancmg and
-Xt the lIlttf1l1llSSl0Il the lung and Queen Sam
'lllller and Thelma Dahl were presented to the
student body Donna Jean Prescott and Bobby
Srack were the clown bearers and the Klng and
Queen Well crowned by Ray Throckmorton
Aftel the plesentatlon of Kmg and Queen a
speclal edltlon of the Mentor was glven to every
per or at the dance Thls paper revlewed the game
and announced the Kmg and Queen The paper
also announced that we would have no school the
There wcle games and other recreatlon whlch
fllled out the evenlng s enjoyment
The whole prom was a success and the students
could not have asked for a better endmg to a pel
NEW AND dxfferent hlghllght IH the SOClal
whlrl of thls year was a Paper Party spon
sored by the Student Councll Thls dance was
one wlth a umque, but tlmely purpose, that of rams
mg money wxth whlch to buy a Defense Bond
Students brought the admlsslon prlce, whlch was
a stack of papel SIX mches hlgh The papers were
coll cted at he door of the gymnaslum and well
over a ton was brought ln
Thls party ended the flrst semester of school
YY1tll a bang, and also made hlstory because lt was
the flrst dance ever to be held ln the mormng ln
M H S
ONIETHING new and dlfferent was brought out
for the Junior beneflt dance thls year A Gold
Dlggers dance was the result Thls gave the
glrls an opportunlty to take the boy that she want
ed to and It also produced the feelmv for the boys
that the glrls generally have Just before a party
Am I golng to have a dateq
Well lt seems that the glrls d1d prettv well be
caus thxs palty was another success of the year
The glrls had a tlme flndlng ways to the partv
and It was suggested that they take llttle brother s
wagon or furmsh roller skates It seems though
that lf the glrl could not solve the problem the
boy was mole than glad to
The other speclal attractxons were the novel
corsages whlch went all the way from vegetables,
cxgarettes and perfume bottles to very nlce flowers
Thls palty although dlfferent, was a success m
everyones language It IS even thought the boys
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