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Page 56 text:
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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19452 K 772 Qug 14 HS
Clorza E lzzabeth
uct e Evel n
LMOZ lg ffm, Q l pafzlzefz Rug'
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
Lucllle Nlote xuttx and cheerful a pa1 Evelyn Ruhr popular for hex 3bllltX t
tlclpant ln mflnx actlsltles laugh and create laughter a good frlend
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Page 57 text:
ENIORS and Jumols danced to canned IDUSIC
at the budget Semor Jumol thls un Bgcau L
Lxpenseb have xncrmsul so much thg bnmox
claus dcclded to g1V8 tha JUHIOIS .1 poltlon ot then
dues to help flrance the Jun1o1 SBIIIOI IU -Xpul
Decoratlons wen earned out wxth patrlotxc 1ed
YVh1f.e and blua stlcamers, wlth A huge bunch ot
coloxcd balloons as thu centu of mtuest and n
ozmoua whlte ones an uclmg thy gym DICK Med
lm, bnmon clase Pusuient, pruldud .md aatgd as
host to the Junlox guuts of thi Semori DLIICIOUS
punch and cdkf. wgu suxul Lo hunglx studnnti
who danced all Lvcnmg to thu lxtut tunes b5 tha
natlon s best bands
For .1 featuu. of the ugnmg, small 5l1ps of papu
wus dropped on the flooz at mtuvals, and the
couple nearest thv. papa' wen awarded 41 IJIILL
Thls caused much Lxcxtemnnt and guess wolk
thloughout the course of thL unmng
Pmgrams wuz m the form of SLHIOI g'ld.dL1dt,10Il
caps and dlplomas and the pfuty was the ELYIIOI
fcuuxnll to the JUHIOI class Then vw 18 1 U1 md xt
tltud on the part of tha. clancus xr I thy pl tx
ww pxoclumul 1 dlflYlltL succew
HE ANNUAL Iep Club Banquet and Dance
was held Vlcuch PX ln honol of the Basketball
boys The plograms wug m thg 101111 01
rows wlth tha nxmu of thy othu lexgun tenm
puntnd on them The spndkus t.1blL d1wpl.15Ld tm
tlophy won at thL lgglon 11 tournament xxlth a
lovelx dliplay of flowers and coloxful olnumnts
Nh' I'ly lui glOUp Singing, before md .aftu thy
me 11 wxs su ul The pl0gld.l1 which was mtlo
ducud by t0dStllllStI'l.S', Barbara liogu , lQLOg'Y'llZLd
Bob Tobuun, honomry Cxptam and team mem
bexs Intucstlng talk were glvun by N11 B1Sh0p
who L4fl1lLt.d Frank Woolf who was gone but not
forgotten A NCICI of pxawg fol Coach md tum
when Nh Socolofsky ILVILWLII the p mst QQ 1 on, WI
Int The Pep Llub then lI1tI0llLlLl.d thnu mu 11115
cot, C1101 Ann Socolofskx who lookul vux Lutg
ln hu new Pep Club umfoxm
Tha tofutnnstrus uljoumul thy bmqunt to the
gymnislum where thg couplu dxncul to thg top
notch bands of thc. natlon
HE HHH SPOT of thm ycu s soclxl 361501
was the tmdltlonfzl Jumm Semen SQl11lfOlll1l1
llITlHLl d ance Guutx of thL Junlrx Class xt
tended the banquet ml dime, -Xprxl 'J
The bmquct under thx Chll1ll1lY'IQhlD of Pxttx
Falrman was held ln thi Nlefhodlst LIHIICII 'md
wah colorfull 119001 ztul folloumff the c1rcus mo
tlf -X happx atmo phere xxxs mspued bx CIQNQI
gumdlop elephmts as faxols gfxudx tentx mdjollx
clovmb on the tables and program coxew of gxxlx
pamted balloons Rmgmabtu fol the exenng
was Jumol class pre ldent John Bawom Bulk
er Jeanne Wells gave the xulcome whlle Jack
Gould replled vnth 1 G1 mdstand Cheer f10l1l He
semors A t11o conmstm' of Joyce Cllppen Pxttx
Fauman and Elemor Whlppk mg The 'Ninn
Go Round Bxoke Doxxn Suu Show was tha
toplc of Mlss Dextex s short address Paul Ne xell
Charles ESIIHQQI Don RI9SS6l'1h9ll118l and B111 Pat
terson sang The 'Han On the Flxmg Trapeze
Rlchard Nledlln SQHIOI clwe D19Qld0I'lt presented
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all wus. umlfl tha Loloxtul top oi .1 buf circus
L and trapeae
altwts hung flOl11 thu Ctlllllg' Udall WCICIIILI and
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txlent f10l11 Ifmt Rllu Cmnus une. wolked out IS
iule shows of thu CIICLIS mfl those uno chdnt
dance had 1 good tllllx, thus.
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