Nappanee High School - Napanet Yearbook (Nappanee, IN)

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flew- 'osiiymd, AT NAPPANEE HIGH SCHOOL NAPPANEE - INDIANANAMAMEE NI6H SCHMk Four years ago, ivhile Freshman, we looked toward a seemingly distant horizon called graduation. Wc have now reached that horizon. We have reached the first step in this world of ever advancing horizons. To the fact that we have so successfully achieved this first goal, and to the hope and the expectation of reaching our future goals in the same manner, we the Class of 1943 dedicate this annual to all who will share with us the enjoyments and satisfactions of reaching the newer, greater, and even more worth while horizons of the future.We, as Americans, are making sacrifices today in order that democracy might be preserved. It is quite natural that, in times like these, we become more aivare of what demorcracy means to us. Democracy, to an American, is not just a word; nor even just a form of government. It is a way of living; an ideal which is constantly being perfected. W ithin these halls of learning we have taken one of the first major steps toward the perfecting of this ideal. By gaining an education today we shall become better citizens in the world of tomorrow. And so in our school we have received not only training in ways of making a living and building character but also training in democratic living. This book is a record of the fun we have had and the things we have done. It shows what we have achieved in our school life. And it also shows that during our school years we have been working together in a democratic manner. This book is then, not only a record of events, but also a symbol of achievement—and a symbol of democracy. HERMAN SCHULER (Dutch) Dutch was the first member of the faculty to enter the armed forces. He is the well known former baseball and basketball coach of Nap-panee, who is now doing his best to “Keep ’em Flying.” GAIL GRABILL Mr. Grabill is the former tennis coach and Industrial Arts teacher in Nappanee High School. WAYNE (Beef) BEST Beef was last year’s basketball coach and a former basketball star of Nappanee High School. He taught History and Government and is the only former faculty member who has been stationed overseas.1942 Richard Counts Lowell Gardner Willard Hoover Hobart Johnston Raymond Kern Ora Stout Bill Webster James Martin 1941 Richard Avenmarg LaMar Clouse Harold Copsey Tom Housouer Lowell McCuen LaMar Metzler Mervin Miller Bill Muntz James Osborne Richard Pippen John Richmond Kollan Sponseller Bernard Stouder Frederick Strang Robert Stump Oliver Stutzman Gerald Thomas Max Weaver Thomas Wegmiller Wilfred Wise Robert Yarian 1940 Robert Arnott Richard Best Carl Rougher Jack Byers David Coppes Wade Culp Joe Dunnuck Ross Gwin John William Gonser Devon Hall Ralph Hollar Donald Johnston Delbert Mellinger Norman Metzler Willard Miller Carlyle Moore Alonzo Nicodemus 1940 (continued) Charles Nye Fletcher. Jr. Merle Reed George Rehrer David Stalnaker LaMar Stouder Robert Weygand Frank Yarian 1939 Gerald Banghart Robert Clark Russell Junior Dumph Everett Gould Ralph Greene Frederick Jensen Ralph Jerles Tilson King John Lynch Robert Malcolm Marvin Miller Wade Richmond Arthur Sharp Glenn Stillson Paul Weldy Raymond VV’ise 1938 Richard Cain Robert Hochstetler Lowell Hotter Robert Lape Dean Lehman Earl Michael James Miller Kenneth Miller Elmo Phend Eldon Pippen Quentin Slabaugh Gene Troxel Burns VanSickle Julian Walters Lynn Wiseman 1937 Donivan Arnott. Jr. Paul Berkeypile Hobert Blosser George Cleveland Maynard Johnston Harvey Miller Morris Penrose 1937 (continued) Henry Pfeiffer Ernest Pletcher Robert Sharp Robert Shively Harold Strycker Donald Stump Wei bourne Tooker Jay VanSickle Robert Wise 1936 Burdette Arch Robert Callander Robert Coppes Kenneth Curtis Robert DeBow Floyd Gwin Joe llalas Noel Howenstein Harold Kring David Miller Robert Mottinger John Phillips James Richcreck Donald Ruple Ralph Tobias Eugene Yarian 1935 Stanley Berger Francis Berlin William W. Best Dale Christner Carl Conrad John Crawford George Knobel Lowell Moyer Wayne Strycker 1934 Earl Chamberlin Earl Dick Max Minard Galen Phillips Gerald Phillips Robert Quigley Chester Rasmussen Dale Stouder Lyle Strauss Genevieve Yarian Arrants 1933 Howard Brumbaugh Wade Miller William Pepple LaMar Reed Ralph Rummel Wilfred Troup Richard Wise 1932 Robert Miller Leland Strang 1931 Donald Price Edwin Roberts 1930 Maxwell Clouse Dale Lehman Dillard Lehman Ralph Mitchell Ralph Moore Ira Phillips 1929 Chester McCuen 1928 Wayne Best Virgil Bowman Douglas Price 1927 Beherald Pinkcrman Henry Stahly 1926 George Landis 1925 Fred Fenton 1924 Fred Lemna Ross Zartman 1918 John Ulery 1911 George Nold (This list was compiled by the National Honor Society. Does not include after March 15). 0 0 0 Pa d 2m Vidmy, Pm KING AND QUEEN After a long highly contested contest Kenneth Walters and petite Rpsena Gearhart were crowned as Defense Stamp King and Queen of Nappanee High School. SCRAP DRIVE Under the very capable guidance of Harold Miller a scrap drive was conducted in Nappanee. So successful was the drive that “UNCI.E SAM” netted 7150 pounds of scrap. FIRST AID The lack of doctors and the need of emergency knowledge concerning first aid, prompted our government officials to place into effect a system to remedy this need. This need was met by a program of Physical Fitness and First Aid. compulsory to all Juniors and Seniors. Below we see a First Aid demonstration conducted by a group of girls under the direction of Miss Hoover. BOND CHAIRMEN With Mr. Busche as sponsor, the defense stamp and bond chairmen of the various classes sold many Dollars worth of stamps to aid us greatly in doing our part for VICTOBY. KEYS A desperate need for copper and certain brass alloys found in keys, prompted the officials of our school to sponsor a very successful key drive.VcmuA id new- ctto iwmA- SCIENCE Science in the world of tomorrow will present a phenomenon too great for us to comprehend at this time. At the left we see a typical picture of Chemistry class, where we are preparing to meet this challenge of the future. ART Through pictures we find records of the past. Thus through Art we are able to recall the ideals of the past and the possibilities of the future. SPEECH Public speaking has reached a new height of importance in Nappanee High. Why? Because people are realizing that in order to be successful in this world of keen competition, they must have an easy, pleasant, persuasive manner of expressing themselves.9n Gke GlaAlAmm AERONAUTICS As long as the atmospheres remain free and as long as youth retains its undaunting initiative, man will fly. Here we see youth preparing for the bigger and better airships of tomorrow. PHYSICAL FITNESS As the old saying goes “All work and no play makes Jack a dull hoy.” Thus we are learning that for America’s youth to be mentally fit they must also be physically fit. HOME ECONOMICS Balanced diets, plenty of Vitamins, and household sanitation is playing a vital part in our modern home. Here we see a group of Senior girls preparing themselves as authorities along these lines.faJe tf-aced l ew Out of class, regardless of whether it is on the athletic field or around the table of higher intellectual understanding, we again faced new horizons. The 1943 baseball team, although relatively small in comparison with the opponent, had a season of very marked success. The student initiative, ever present in Nappanee High, wrought the arrival of a new' organization this year—the Sketch Club, organized to afford an outlet for the artistical talents of its members. The band, although hampered because of gas rationing, was again an outstanding organization. In addition to presenting several individual concerts, the band also presented combined concerts with both the Bremen High School band and our High School Chorus. Due recognition should also go to the swing orchestra which so willingly played for us during our big Bond rallies. The Debate team set a new record in Nappanee High School by winning the Sectional and Regional championships. Our track team, although small, shows great promise of becoming a potential organization. Seniors, High School has been just another happy step in our lives. There will be more such periods, just as happy, just as advantageous and important as these past four years. May our challenge at this time he to make them even more successful.fYl ANY people are looking upon us with III sympathy as we step forth into this I I I chaotic world. However we as Seniors are glad we are graduating at this time, because we confidently feel that we are prepared to meet any challenge the future might produce. We feel that our High School days have equipped us with the proper ideals, opinions, and capabilities to help lead humanity from its darkened chamber. On the forthcoming pages you will witness the reasons for our preparedness. UJe tf-aceSCHOOL BOARD J. A. Abell Superintendent Indiana University A. B., A. M. Galen C. Roose Principal Mathematics Goshen College Manchester College Indiana University A. B.f M. S. Karl Freesef Jr. Treasurer, Board of Education Mrs. Lowell Roose Secretary. Board of Education Carlyle Matschler President. Board of Education As we forever pass from the sacred halls of our dear old Nappanee High School, into what seems to he a most complicated world, may we never forget those to whom we owe so much—our Faculty. Members of the Faculty—we have not always agreed with your decisions; we have perhaps acted a little mischievous in your classes at times; on various occasions we have even been a little aggravated with you; however—quite on the other hand, it has been you who have sponsored us in our various activities; it has been you who have helped us through thick and thin to gain the education which we now possess;—therefore it is to you that we. The Class of 1943, give our most tender expressions of appreciation.FACULTY Frances Barnard English, Public Speaking Goshen College A. B. Henry Busche English, Band Indiana Central College A. B. Erma Blank Vocational Home Ec., English Indiana University; A. B. Butler College; Ball State College Charles Byers Vocational Agriculture, Biology Purdue University; Purdue School of Agriculture B. S. Esther Hoover English, Physical Education Indiana University A. B.; University of California L. A.; Ball State Teachers College Homer Foulke Science Indiana State Teachers College Ph. B.; Indiana University M. S.; Chicago University; Washington State University Ferne Lantz Music Goshen College; Chicago Art Institute; Arthur Jordan Conservatory; Butler University B. M. Clarence Holaway History, Latin, Mathematics, Geography Goshen College A. B.; Winona Summer School; Indiana University M. S. Mildred Shively English, History Manchester College A. B.; Northwestern University; Indiana University Harvey Postma Commercial Winona Summer School; Indiana U. Biological Station; Goshen College A. B.; Manchester College Doris Davidhizer Clerk Lawrence White History Manchester College A. B.; Ball State Teachers; Indiana University M. S. Harvey Frederick Social Studies, Mathematics No. Manchester A. B.; Indiana University M. S. Eva Penn Art, English Ball State Teachers B.S.; Fort Wayne Art School Robert Ervin Coach, Physical Ed., Health, Arithmetic Manchester A. B.SENIORS President.......... Vice President..... Secrctary-T reasurer Sponsors.......... Motto.............. Colors............ Flower............. ....James Carl Miller .........John Regenos .........Jane McFall . .Mr. Roose, Mr. Abell “No task is too great” ....Maroon and Cream ........Dark Red Rose “Half speed ahead.” shouts our captain. We the class of nineteen hundred and forty-three have almost reached our port. “Graduation.” Our crew has dwindled to the number of fifty-eight. We lost twenty-three to other ships and some were washed over board. Our captain for the past three years has been James Carl Miller, our first mate is John Regenos. and Janie McFall handles all financial affairs and records. Our councilors this year are, Verda Longfield. Virginia Holaway. Helen Metzler, and Olen Stutzman, ably assisted by members of the National Honor Society. During our four years of high school we have had many good things together. We cleared the decks for skating parties, a Halloween party, a theater party, and last year we had the best party of all. Junior-Senior Reception. In looking to our new horizons and the new ships we will be sailing on we hope to have it as smooth sailing as it has been in our high school days. Ship! Ahoy! —Janie McFall SENIOR OFFICERS James Carl Miller “Jim” President The night shows stars and women in a better light. Jane McFall “Janie” Secretary-T reasurer To be gentle is the test of a lady. John Regenos “Johnny” Vice President His success is due to 3 5 genius and 2 5 sheer fudge.Francis Bammel “Banjo” The language of friendship is not words, hut meanings. Ada Culp “Taler” You can only make others better by being good yourself. Gerald Bigler “Jerry” Hurry makes one tired. Frances DeBow “Emmy” If ’twere not for my dog, I think I could not live. James Callander “Dillman” The night hath a thousand eyes—let’s blindfold ’em! Ruby Harter “Rube” Love comes in the window and then goes out the door. Keith Dumph “Dumphy” His eyebrows whistle as the girls pass. Helen Hoffer “Helen” Friendship is love without his wings. Miles Fairchild “Fairkid” Every great artist was first an amateur. Virginia Holaway “Ginny” She seldom speaks, but when she does, everyone listens. Donald Frenger “Don” Nothing is more silly than a silly laugh. Ermajean Hollar “Jean” A merry Miss and full of fun. Richard Ganger “Dick” Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. Janice Huff “Jan" Her mind is like a sundial—it records only pleasantness. Kenneth Hartf.r “Cherry” One day in the country is worth a month in town. Donnabelle Huffman “Donny” Of all noises I think music the least disagreeable. Marshall Hoffer “Hoffer” God’s in his heaven—all’s right with the world. Verda Longfield “Belle” 'K ith words we govern men. Max Hollar “Dan” Too much sleep becomes a pain. Ruby Lynch “Lynch” Style is the dress of thoughts.Dewey Housquer "Dude” Only weeds grow tall. Rosemary Martin “Rosie” Joy is not in things; it is in us. Nathen Jones “Nate” Knowledge advances by steps not by leaps. HELEN Metzler “llatcliet” Good humor is the health of the soul; sadness is its poison. John Linn “Hitler” The next best to a very good joke is a very bad one. Catherine Miller “Kate” If you would be loved, love and be lovable. Lyle Mast “Chauncey” Men of few words are the best men. Mildred Moore “Milly” Silence is sweeter than speech. William Metzler “Bill” Men are led by trifles. Maryellen Neterer “Neterer” The surest way to hit a woman’s heart is to take aim kneeling. Harold Miller “Whiskey” The sleep of a laboring man is sweet. Mary Pfeiffer “Mary” Calmly she looks on life. James E. Miller “Goon” Heards in olden times were emblems of wisdom and piety. Ellen Jean Pippen “Hennie” She smiles and smiles and ever smiles; we never see her sad. Robert Miller “Bob” He voyages through strange seas of thought, alone. Elizabeth Pletchf.r “Lizzy” Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue. James Newcomer “Enos” Time tells on a man—especially a good time. Jean Rensberger “Rensy” 1 laugh'd till 1 cried. Max Postma “Tash” The calmest man is sometimes made irate. Margaret Sechrist “Marge” Love gilds the scene, and women guide the plot.Jane Alice Slabaugh “Al” The only way to have a friend is to be one. Richard Silberg “Dick” Leisure is a beautiful garment, but it will not do for constant wear. Betty Strauss “Betty Lou” Appearances are deceptive—she isn’t always quiet. Roy Slagle “Junior” Take all the swift advantage of the hour. Peggy Stahly “Peg” We are never so happy or unhappy as we imagine. Olen Stutzman “Stutzie” He’s all right! Helen Stump “Hod” Think back, often a retrospect delights the mind. Virginia Swihart “Ginny” Her face always looks like the window that has caught the sunset. Bette Tobias “Bette” 1 can resist everything except temptation. LaMar Wagner “Wag” The only thing a man knows is himself. Elizabeth Tobias “Libby” A friend to everybody and everybody a friend to her. Irene Tobias “Tobe” Laughter is never an end, its a by-product. Shirlee Walters “Shirlee” Imagination is as good as many voyages—and how much cheaper. Phyllis Weldy “Phil” Do you not know I am a woman?—when I think I speak. Ruby Zentz “Zeutz” Silence is one great art of conversation.SENIOR Francis Hummel Hi-Y 2. 3. 4: Hi-Y Reporter 4; Reception Committee 3; Phi-Kem 4. Gerald Bigler Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4: Baseball 3. 4; Track 1. 2; “Scoop” 4; Phi-Kem 4: Monitor 2, 3; Senior Activities Editor, Napanet 4. Ada Culp G. A. A. 1, 2, 3. James Callander Basketball 3. 4; “Scoop” 4; Track 1. 2. 3, 4; Baseball 3. 4; Hi-Y 2. 3. 4. Frances DeBow Senior G. R. 2, 3. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3: Literary Editor. Napanet 4. Keith Dumph Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Class Vice Pres. 2: Track 2. Miles Fairchild HI-Y 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y Sec. 4; Band 2, 3. 4; Art Editor. Napanet 4; Chorus 1. 2. 3; Operetta 1. 2. 4; Debate 1. 2. 3. 4: Sketch Club 4; Sketch Club Pres. 4; Librarian 4. Donald Freager Monitor 3; Principal’s Scc’y. 4. Richard Ganger Phi-Kem 4; Monitor 2. Marshall Hoffer Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Noon Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4. Helen Hoffer Punctual attendance 1, 2, 3, 4. Virginia Holuway Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3. 4; G. R. Song-leader 3; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3: Student Council 3. 4; National Honor Society 3. 4; Librarian 1. 2, 4; Monitor 4; Choir 2, 3, 4; Operetta 2. 3; G. A. A. Vice Pres. 3. Max Hollar Noon Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4; Snap Shot Editor, Napanet 4; Traffic 1, 2. Kenneth Harter Future Farmers 1, 2, 3, 4; Noon Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4; Future Farmers Vice Pres. 4; Truck 3; Jr. Conservation Club 3. Ruby Harter G. A. A. 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3. 4; Future Home Makers 1, 2. Ermajean Hollar G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3. 4; Chorus 1, 2, 4; Operetta 1, 2, 4; Glee Club 2; Joke Editor, Napanet 4. Dewey Housouer Noon Basketball 1. 2; Track 2, 3; Monitor 4; Basketball 2. 3, 4. Janice Huff G. A. A. 1. 2, 3; Future Home Makers 2. 3, 4; Future Home Makers Pres. 4; Monitor 2, 4; Faculty Sec. 4. Donnabelle Huffman Girl Reserves 1. 2. 3. 4; Monitor 4; G. A. A. 1. 2; Choir 2. 3; Operetta 2; Glee Club 2. Nathen Jones Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Sketch Club 4; Sketch Club Vice Pres. 4: Debate 1, 2. 3. 4: Operetta 2. 3, 4; Choir 2. 3. 4: “Scoop” 4; Glee Club 2; Student Council 3. John Linn Hi-Y 2; Monitor 1. 2; Noon Basketball 1, 4; Band Manager 2, 3. Verda J ongfield G. A. A. 1; Girl Reserves 1, 2. 3, 4; National Honor Society 3. 4: National Honor Society Sec. 3. 4: Student Council 3. 4; Student Council Pres. 4; Operetta 2; Chorus 2; Librarian 2; Faculty Sec. 3, 4; Monitor 4. Ruby J.ynch G. A. A. 1, 2, 3: Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3. 4; Sketch Club 4; Chorus 4; “Scoop”. Poster Committee 4. Jane McFall Student Council 4; Girl Reserves 1 2. 3. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2; Chorus 2; ('lass Sec. and Treas. 1. 2. 3. 4; National Honor Society 4; National Honor Society Vice Pres. 4; Librarian 3. 4; Operetta 2. Rosemary Martin Girl Reserves 1, 2. 3. 4: Girl Reserves Sec. 3; Girl Reserves Vice Pres. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2; Librarian 1. 4: Choir 1, 2; Glee Club 1. 2; Operetta 1. 2: "Scoop", Prompter 4. Lyle Mast Future Farmers 2. Bill Metzler Hi-Y 2 3. 4: Hi-Y Social Chairman 4: Noon Basketball 1. 2, 3. 4; Basketball 4. Helen Metzler Girl Reserves 3. 4; G. A. A. 3; Debate 4; Student Council 4. Catherine Miller G. A A. 1. 2, 3; Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3. 4; Librarian 1. Harold Miller Student Manager 2, 3; Noon Basketball 2. James Carl Miller Class President 2 3. 4; Hi-Y 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y Pres. 4; Band 2. 3, 4; Band Pres. 4; Noon Basketball 1. 2, 3. 4; "Scoop” 4; Business Manager. Napanet 4; Phi-Kem 4; Reception 3; Band Marching Capt. 3.A C T I V I T I E S James E. Miller Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1. 2. 3: Baseball 4; ‘•Scoop” 4; Monitor 4; Student Council 3. Robert Miller Debate 1. 2. 3. 4; Hi-Y 2. 3. 4; Hi-Y Corresponding Sec. 3: Hi-Y Vice Pres. 4; Phi-Kem 3, 4; Phi-Kem Pres. 4: Chorus and Operetta 2. 4; "Scoop” 4; Band 1. 2; Associate Editor, Xapanet 4. Mildred Moore Girl Reserves 1, 4: G. A. A. 1. 2, 3. 4; Monitor 1, 3. 4. Maryellen Neterer Band 1, 2. 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1. 2. 3. 4; (Jirl Reserves Sec. 4; Band, Sec. 4; "Scoop” 4; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3; Snap Shot Editor, Xapanet 4; Flute Quartet 1, 2; Flute Trio 3, 4. James Netvcomer Basketball 2. 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; Track 2. 3. 4: Baseball 4; Hi-Y Sergeant at Arms 4; Student Council 1. Mary Rfeifjer G. a. a. 2. 3. Ellen Jean Rip pen Girl Reserves 1. 2. 3. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3; Cheerleader 1, 2. 3. 4; Drum Majorette 1, 2. 3. 4; Student Council 1. 2; Choir 2, 3; Operetta 2, 3. Elizabeth J I etcher Girl Reserves 1. Max JJostma Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Xoon Basket ball 1, 2; Brass Sextet 3, 4. John Regenos Class Vice Pres. 3. 4; Debate 2. 3. 4; Editor. Xapanet 4; “Scoop” 4; Toastmaster. Reception 3; Phi-Kem 3. 4: Xational Honor Society 4: National Honor Society Pres. 4: Student Council 4; Oratory 3: Xoon Basketball 4. lean Rensberger Librarian 1. 2; Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3, 4: G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; "Scoop" Stage Manager 4. Margaret Sechrist G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4. Richard Silberg Noon Basketball 3. 4; Monitor 2. lane Alice SI aba ugh G. A. A. 1, 2, 3: Future Home Makers 2, 3; Future Home Makers. Vice Pres. 3; Band 1. 2, 3. 4; Band Treas. 4; "Scoop” 4: Faculty Sec. 4; Brass Sextet 3. 4; Woodwind Quintet 3; Oratory 4. Roy Slagle Football 2. 3 Reggy Stall ly Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3; Operetta 2, 3; Monitor 1; Choir 2, 3. Betty Strauss Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves Vice Pres. 3; Girl Reserves Pres. 4; G. A. A. 2, 3; Choir 3, 4; Operetta 3; Trio 3: Sextet 3. Helen Stump Girl Reserves 1, 2. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2, 4; "Scoop” 4; Debate 2, 4. Olen Stutzman Hi-Y 2. 3. 4; Hi-Y News Reporter 3: Hi-Y Treas. 4; Future Farmers 1. 2; Future farmers News Reporter i; Future Farmers Sec. 2; Student Council 2, 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Basketball Student Manager 3, 4; Monitor 3; Phi-Kem 4; Phi-Kem Treas. 4; "Scoop” 4; Noon Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4; Sports Editor, Xapanet 4. Virginia Stvihart Girl Reserves 2, 3. 4; G. A. A. Sec. and Treas. 1. 2, 3; Chorus 2; Xational Honor Society 4; Operetta 2; Monitor 3; Faculty Sec. 4; Student Council 4. Bette Tobias Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4; Drum Majorette 1. 2, 3. 4; Girl Reserves 1. 2. 3. 4: G. A. A. 1. 2. 3, 4: Student Council 1, 2. 3; Student Council Sec. 3; Ass't. Business Manager, Xapanet 4; Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Chorus 2; Operetta 2; Faculty Sec. 4. Elizabeth Tobius G. A. A. 1. 2; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3. 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2; Choir 2, 4; Operetta 2; Sextet 4. Irene Tobias G. A. A. 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1: Monitor 4; Librarian 2, 3, 4; Future Home Makers 3, 4; Future Home Makers Reporter 4. Lamar It agner Future Farmers 1, 2, 3, 4; Future Farmers Pres. 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Xoon Basketball 1. 2. 3, 4; Monitor 4; Jr. Conservation Club 3. 4. Shir lee Walters Cheerleader 1. 2. 3, 4: Drum Majorette 1. 2, 3. 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; "Scoop" 4; Calendar Editor, Xapanet 4: G. A. A. 1. 2, 3: Band 1, 2, 3; Chorus 2; Operetta 2; Faculty Secretary 3, 4. Rhyl I is Weldy Girl Reserves 1. 4; G. A. A. 1. 2, 3: Choir 2, 3, 4; Operetta 2. 3, 4. Ruby Zentz Girl Reserves 1, 2; G. A. A. 3.SOCIAL EVENTS JUNIOR-SENIOR RECEPTION Toastmaster .......................................................Jim Stillson Welcome ..........................................................Bill Johnson Response ..................................................James Carl Miller Music Reading...........................................................Eddie Price Music Prophecy ..................................................Marialyce Metzler Reading.....................................................Mary Alice Pletcher Remarks .......................................................Faculty Member BACCALAUREATE Organ Prelude................................................Finlandia by Sibelius Processional...................................................“Largo” from “Xerxes” Nathen Jones at organ, Carol Pletcher at piano Vocal Solo—Ave Maria........................................................Jean Kohlhorst Scripture....................................................Rev. J. M. Bowman Prayer........................................................Rev. A. R. Sanks Chorus Selection—“Hear Our Prayers”.................................H. S. Chorus Sermon.......................................................Rev. G. V. Regenos Chorus Selection—“Hallelujah Chorus”................................H. S. Chorus Benediction .................................................Rev. 1. G. Roderer Recessional Organ Postlude COMMENCEMENT Nappanee High School Community Building Wednesday, May 26. 1943 Program The Music of Life................................. Deep River........................................ High School Chorus Invocation........................................ Salutatory ....................................... Prelude and Scherzo............................... Clarinet Octet Address........................................... All in An April Evening........................... Onward Ye Peoples................................. High School Chorus Valedictory ...................................... Presentation of Awards: For the American Legion....................... For the Hi-Y.................................. Presentation of Diplomas.......................... Benediction....................................... ...........Noble Cain .............Spiritual Rev. Edward M. Miller .........Robert Miller ...............Bennett ..........Fred G. Bale .... Hugh S. Robertson ..........Jean Sibelius ..........Jane McFall . .Mr. Lester Gentzhorn . . .Mr. Lawrence White . .Principal G. C. Roose .....Rev. L. E. FoudyALU Alexander, Kirby Bougher, Elsie Clouse, Paul Counts, Richard Deisch, Norma Jean Doyle, Pat Dumph, Mary Edith Farrington, Stanley Foudy, Doris Fox, Mary Ann Frenger, Junior Gardner, Loweli Gaut, Wilbur George, Julia Geyer, Robert Gwin, Max Hahn, Carol Henley, Bill Hershberger, Maxine Hively, Darwin Hoffer, Georgia Hoke, Cassel Holderman, Earl Holloway, Ruby Hoover, Willard Kern, Raymond Kring, Nonna Jensen, Maxine Johnson, David Johnston, Hobert Losee, Willard Madlem, Eileen Martin, James Mellinger, Joan Miller, Betty Miller, Raymond Muntz, May Mullet, Josephine Nettrour, Wilma Oyler, Jean Phend, Eleanor Postma, Vivian Reed, Anna Mae Reed, Walter Richmond, Marilyn Roose, Lisle Roose, Willis Slabaugh, Jeanette Sechrist, Norma Shaum, Charlotte Stahly, Marilyn Stout, Ora Tyndall, Theda Webster, Bill Weldy, Francis Army Kingsbury Ashland College Navy Vitreous Steel Prod. Co. Army Kroger’s Coppes, Inc. Mrs. Everett Hall So. Bend Business Col. Mutschler Bros. Co. Navy Coppes, Inc. Indiana Central College Purdue University Uline’s Vitreous Steel Prod. Co. Rexall—Post Grad. Dr. Slabaugh’s Office Army Mrs. Charles Pletcher Uline’s Home Rexall Drug Store Army Navy Mrs. Lawrence Berg Rexall Drug Store Purdue University Army Deceased Chicago Telephone Co. Army Conn Band Ins’t. Co. Conn Band Ins’t. Co. Uline’s Miles Laboratory Sec’y. to County Supt. Thraps Cafe So. Bend Business Col. Schultz Bros. 5 10 Mrs. O. A. Lambert Conn Band Ins’t. Co. Howell Electric Motor Co. Home Goshen College Ball State Teachers Col. Methodist Hospital Ball Band Miles Laboratory Nunemaker’s Food Shop Army Ball Band Navy Goshen College La Porte, Ind. Ashland, Ohio Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. Lafayette, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Lafayette, Ind. Elkhart, Ind. Elkhart, Ind. Elkhart, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Elkhart, Ind. Goshen, Ind. Fort Wayne, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Milford, Ind. Elkhart, Ind. Howell, Michigan Nappanee, Ind. Goshen, Ind. Muncie, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Nappanee, Ind. Goshen, Ind.CLASS WILL We, the Class of 1943, do declare this to be our last will and testament. 1, Francis Bammel, do bequeath my daily hike to Jean Alice Miller, it she ever moves away from the school block. I, Gerald Bigler, do bequeath my Li t Abner lingo and actions to Eddie Brice, hoping it will enthrall the girls like it has for me. I, James Callander, do bequeath my chemistry book to Bob Fairchild, since it hasn’t been used very much. I, Ada Culp, do bequeath my splendid behavior in Chemistry class to Mr. Foulke to be used as a good tonic when the rest of the class is out of order. 1, Frances DeBow, do bequeath my extra large frame to Alva Van Dyke to aid in keeping him anchored during a high wind. I, Keith Dumph, do bequeath my vitamin pills, which are for my height to Bob Lloyd, if he thinks he needs them. I, Miles Fairchild, do bequeath my well worn artist’s smock and palette to another professional artist, John Mellinger. I, Donald Frenger, do bequeath my position as Miss Shively’s secretary to any underclassmen who think they will look more at home on the boss’ knee than I did. I, Richard Ganger, do bequeath my magazines, poems, stories, cough drops, chewing gum, sen sens, etc., to Bill Mishler to hand out in next year’s Government class as I so generously did. I, Kenneth Harter, do bequeath my ability to mess things up during Chemistry experiments to Ed Price. I, Ruby Harter, do bequeath my love of Elkhart to Phyllis Bennett if she tires of Nappanee. I, Helen Hoffer, do bequeath my knowledge of the Morse Code to somebody who’s letters come in the same code that mine do, oxoxox-xxx. We, Marshall Hoffer. and Harold Miller, do bequeath our brotherly love to those “Sisters of the Skillet,” Franny Neterer and Hiny Richmond. I, Ermajean Hollar, do bequeath my ability to bellow' to Dave Miller, providing he is in next year’s class play. 1, Max Hollar, do bequeath my well-worn tires to Betty Postma, hoping she can have them cut down to tit her sedan. f, Virginia Holaway, do bequeath my Hare tor Goshen "Teck male students to Bea Linn just in case she decides to go "Goshen.” 1, Dewey Housouer, do bequeath my swittness to Herman Hall, to be used in more ways than one. 1, Janice Huff, do bequeath my bashfulness to my sister Marilyn, hoping she will settle down. 1, Donnabelle Huffman, do bequeath my small brown purse to anyone who can stuff more cosmetics, combs, pencils, notes, etc., than I have! I, John Linn, do bequeath my ability to sleep any lime and anywhere to Johnny Maust, hoping he can stand the debris that comes Hying through the air better than 1 could. I, Verda Longfield, do bequeath my long hair to the government, to be used in making armaments, after 1 have joined the WAAC’S. 1, Ruby Lynch, do bequeath my convertible pigtails and little girl look to Jeanne Sechrist. I, Nathen Jones, do bequeath my position as president of the “Hatchet Club” to Paul Sam Bourne, providing he can stand the “snapping” good time. I, Jane McFall, do bequeath my position as Senior Class Secretary and Treasurer, furrowed brow, ink-stained fingers, miser mindedness, and creditor’s tricks in collecting dues to the Junior Class Secretary, Mary Louise Laser. 1, Rosemary Martin, do bequeath my poise and dignity in walking to and from classes to Carol Pletcher. 1, Lyle Mast, do bequeath my shyness to Phyllis Guard observing that she has already shown signs of being genuinely (?) coy. I, William Metzler, do bequeath my original laugh “Ha” to Elmer Mishler— hoping he can draw as much attention as I did. I, Helen Metzler, do bequeath my book on, “How to Detect Purdue Wolves” toJuanita Hamman to be used on next year’s annual Debate Trip to Purdue. 1, Catherine Miller, do bequeath my tons and tons of black chewing gum to Agnes Muntz, to be used as I have used it. 1, James Carl Miller, do bequeath my job as “delivery boy” to Dan Curtis, providing he doesn’t spend too much time south of town. I, James Ellis Miller, do bequeath my favorite Saturday night haunt, the graveyard, to Richard "Hinge” Arnott, daring tiim to haunt it more frequently than 1. 1, Robert Miller, do bequeatn my ability to solve any form of geometrical problem to Paul Huffman, or anyone who looks like me. 1, Mildred Moore, do bequeath my “chevy” to Norma Sheets to drive only to school, as I do (?). I, Maryellen Neterer, do bequeath my ever-faithful (?) Coast Guardsman to anyone who condescends to write to him as often as I do. 1, James Newcomer, do bequeath my father’s store to anyone who can give me five new tires and a C card. I. Mary Pfeiffer, do bequeath my natural curly hair to Mable Gall, who can mix it with her own as she sees best. I, Ellen Jean Pippen, do bequeath my friendly (?) waving at the Goshen Cheer Leaders to Hetty Postma, hoping her “waves” will be more “permanent” than mine. I, Elizabeth Pletcher, do bequeath my secret patented method of letting others do the talking to “Jim” Nold. this is to become effective immediately. I, Max Postma, do bequeath my wind battered, jam tired, trombone to Barney Roose, providing he plays “Star Dust” loud enough for Bremen to enjoy it. I, John Regenos, do bequeath my lack of interest in the fairer sex to Wayne “Clark” McCuen. I, Jean Rensberger, do bequeath my goodlooking but mischievous twin, “Jody” to Bill Johnson, if he is certain he can keep her away from Milford. I, Margaret Sechrist, do bequeath my Jim to anyone who wants to make an attempt to get him away from me. I. Richard Silberg. do bequeath my playboy existence to “Rich” Buss to be used only after school hours. I, Jane Alice Slabaugh, do bequeath my dirty gymn shorts and good humor to next year's Physical Fitness class, to anyone who can bounce higher or mop up tne uoor cleaner than 1 did this year. 1, Boy Slagle, do bequeath my wrestling ability to “Skinner’ Davis, providing he hnds a more appropriate place to wrestle tlian Health Class. i, Pegge Stahly, do bequeath my height to my Drother Llick, to be added to nis own. 1, Betty Strauss, do bequeath my coyness to Dally Gardner, knowing he can use it when a new girl comes to town. 1, Helen Stump, do bequeath those celestial evenings spent with a blue serge uni-lorm to Peg Shively, providing she picks a different Llick. 1, Olen Stutzman, do bequeath my technique in telling humorous stories to Joan INunemaker, since she usually leaves her audience in such suspense that they begin tearing their hair out, only because she has forgotten the last and most interesting part of the story. 1, Virginia Swihart, do bequeath my radiant smile and studious nature to Mary Helen alters, providing she thinks she can bear this heavy burden. 1, Bette Tobias, do bequeath my lively and energetic walk that 1 portray in the halls to Bonnie Jean Teeters, to be used after school on her way to work. 1, Elizabeth Tobias, do bequeath my daily' walk to school to Isabelle Miller, hoping she will benefit from the exercise as much as I did! I, Irene Tobias, do bequeath my obstreperous voice in Physical Fitness class to Bob Guard, since his stature will fit the voice better than mine did. I, LaMar Wagner, do bequeath my bicycle to Kenny Mattern, since I have graduated to a tractor. 1, Shirlee Walters, do bequeath my big brown eyes to anyone who can capture my technique of rolling them, without causing serious optical disturbances practicing. I, Phyllis Weldy, do bequeath my desire to be another Kate Smith in the musical world to Julia Pletcher since I have started to munch on ry-krisp. I. Ruby Zentz. do bequeath my place at the end of the alphabet to my brother. Willard. Written by Helen Stump Frances DeBow Witnesses Mr. Roose Mr. AbellDIPLOMA HOUR There are fifty-eight students in the class of 1943. Twenty-six are boys; thirty-two are girls. The valedictorian is Jane McFall; the salutatorian, Robert Miller. During the last twenty years, the valedictorian has been a girl fourteen times. The salutatorian has been a girl eleven times. Since the high school was organized in 1894, there have been a total of 1435 graduates. Birthdays are not evenly distributed throughout the year. There are nine birthdays in July; seven in December; and six in both February and August. May and January each have two birthdays. There are twins on February 14, February 26, July 23, July 31, November 12, and December 31. Seven students celebrated birthdays from July 22 to July 31. Two were born on February 14, one on July 4, one December 23, one December 24. and two on the last day of the year. Jane Alice Sla-haugh is the baby of the class. Her age is 17 years, 2 months, and fourteen days. The second youngest is Jean Rensberger who is 16 days older than Jane. The average age of the boys is 18 years, 2 months and 16 3 13 days. The average age of the girls is 17 years, 9 months, and 12 1 8 days. Twelve years ago 90 children were enrolled in the first grade. Of these 90, 39 are on the platform tonight, 3 are members of the Junior Class, 24 have moved, 23 have dropped out. To these 39 now’ graduating w ho were in school in 1931, 18 other students have been added. Six of these have moved into Nappanee and twelve are rural students. Of the 58 graduates, one entered in 1929, four in 1930, thirty-five in 1931, two from the second to the eighth grade and sixteen entered as freshmen or later. The following have excelled in attendance: Twenty-two have missed less than ten days since enrollment in Nappanee High School. Those who have missed five days or less are: Ada Culp, Kenneth Harter. Ruby Harter, Helen Hoffer, Virginia Holaway, Verda Longfield. Ruby Lynch, Mildred Moore, Mary Pfeiffer, Max Postma, Elizabeth Tobias, and Phyllis Weldy. Ada Culp, Mildred Moore, Mary Pfeiffer, and Elizabeth Tobias have clear records, having been neither tardy nor absent during four years. J. A. Abell, SuperintendentWHO’S WHO Most popular boy.....................................................Jim Newcomer Most popular girl.........................................Bette Tobias Prettiest girl.....................................................Marge Sechrist Handsomest boy.............tie........Keith Dumph and Jim Newcomer Best dressed girl..................................................Verda Longfield Best dressed boy....................................................Bill Metzler Best dancer, girl............................................Peg Stahly Best dancer, boy........................................Nathen Jones Best singer, girl...............................................Virginia Holaway Wittiest boy or girl.................................................Jim Newcomer Best singer, boy........................................Jim E. Miller Girl most likely to succeed...............................Jane McFall Boy most likely to succeed..........................................John Regenos Best sport, boy or girl..................................Gerald Bigler Shyest boy or girl.............................................Elizabeth Pletcher The boy with the best physique........................Jim E. Miller The girl with the best figure.............................Marge Sechrist Always smiling girl........tie......Virginia Swihart and Bette Tobias Always smiling boy....................................Jim E. Newcomer Most talented boy or girl.........................................Nathen Jones Most ambitious boy......................................John Regenos Most ambitious girl ......................................Jane McFall Cutest couple.............................................Enos and Marge Best athlete......................................................Gerald Bigler Most friendly girl.........tie..........Jane McFall and Bette Tobias Most friendly boy.........................................John Regenos Most studious boy.........................................John Regenos Most studious girl..................................................Jane McFall Girl or boy done most for the class.....................Jim C. MillerFirst Row; Doris Hall, Evelyn Burkholder, Jean Kohlhorst, Mary Louise Laser, Ruby Fisher. Second Row: Richard Arnott Howard Hoover, Bill Johnson, Royce Geyer, Richard Buss, Mr. Postma, sponsor. Third Row; Glen Davis, Dan Curtis, Robert Guard, Richard Buss, Paul Huffman, Bill Kurtz. First Row; Beatrice Linn, Mona Lou Miner, Marialyce Metzler, Virginia Mishler, Agnes Muntz, Helene Miller. Second Row; Isabelle Miller, Earl Dean Metzler, Clarence Mid-daugh, Glen Michael, Robert McDonald, Miss Hoover, sponsor. Third Row; Kenneth Mattern, Elmer Mishler, John Maust, Bill Mishler, Dave Miller. First Row; Norma Sheets, Peggy Shively, Joan Rensberger, Frances Neterer, Norma Jean Richmond, Bonnie Teeter. Second Row; June Tobias, Mary Alice Pletcher, Mary Nettrouer, Maxine Stouder, Jean Sheets, Joan Tobias. Third Row; Ed Price, George Pip-penger, Eugene Roose, Alva Van Dyke, Jim Stillson, Sam Richmond, Mr. Busche, sponsor.¥ JUNIORS On September 8, 1942 the Junior army started on a major drive to Victory. In command we found Lieutenant Bill Johnson U.S.A. and Second Lieutenant Jim Stillson U.S.A. Lieutenant Mary Louise Laser W.A.A.C. handled the money and secretarial matters for our drive. Sergeants Virginia Mishler and Marialyce Metzler W.A.A.C. and Sergeant Ed Price and Lieut. Bill Johnson U.S.A. represented us on the staff of the Student Council. We were overseen by General Postma U.S.A. and General Hoover W .A.A.C. General Holaway and General Busche stood by in case of trouble, as overseers. Our class showed a good mark in the buying of war bonds and stamps during our drive. We lost four of our W .A.A.C.’s at the half-way point but we continued on with a fine party at Bremen Lake. Our final drive to Victory was assured and we celebrated with a glorious Junior-Senior reception.★ SOPHOMORES President.............................................Paul Bourne Vice President.....................................Roberta Hively Secretary and Treasurer..................Joan Nunemaker We, the class of ’45, found ourselves firmly planted on the second rung of our high school ladder with an enrollment of 56. With Miss Barnard and Mr. Frederick at our disposal as sponsors, we elected Paul Bourne as our leader with Roberta Hively assisting. Joan Nunemaker remained our faithful secretary. The class was deeply saddened by the death of Rev. V. L. Stump, the father of one of our classmates. We are eagerly and confidently looking forward to the third round in our tussle with Father Learning next year. —Paul Bourne.First Row.- Fern Frenger, Gwendolyn Johnson, Betty Bartman, Evadean Clindaniel, Betty Doering, Shirley Bammel, Miss Barnard, sponsor. Second Row; Juanita Hamman, Roberta Hively, Lucile Jensen, Virginia Jensen, Betty Davis, Clara Hamilton, Grace Green, Gerald Hartman. Third Row; Frank Hoffer, Jerry Hockert, Russell Harter, Paul Bourne, Kenneth Hershberger, Robert Freet, Dale Freet. Fourth Row; Max Bigler, Dale Gwin, Dale Gaut, Richard Dear-dorf, Bill Hostetter, Jay Hola-way, Robert Fairchild, Louis Bammel. First Row: Norma McDonald, Phyllis Oswald, June Marie Tobias, Esther Yoder, Dorothy Sheets, Martha Miller. Second Row; Bette Postma, Lois Metzler, Phyllis Price, Sally Uline, Bette Nunemaker, Joan Nunemaker, Carol Pletcher. Third Row: Roy Pfeiffer, LeRoy Nissley, Bob Lloyd, Kenneth Mid-daugh, Willard Zentz, Mr. Frederick, sponsor. Fourth Row.- Merril P i p p e n, Wayne Walters, John Price, Charles Stump, John Sechrist, Douglas Tobias, Keith Miller. (Not in picture — Jim Nold, Wayne McCuen.) First Row: Joyce Klingaman, Dorothy Hood, Verna Lou Ar-nott, Delores Kurtz, Marion Ingle, Jackie Estep, Phyllis Guard, Jeanette Clouse, Jean Dunnuck, Eileen Ingle. Second Row: Sponsor, Mr. Byers, Doris Anglin, Laurabelle Adams, Betty Lynch, Helen Eley, Mari-lvn Huff, Helen Brock, Rose Marie Hartman, June Linn, Dale Hershberger, Jay Lynch. Third Row: Robert Hoffer, Willis Guard, Phillip Gripe, Wayne Hepler, James Housour, George Flowers, Joe Gould, Robert Ingle, Robert Crowe, Dallas Burkholder, Herman Hall. First Row: Shirley Pittman, Eleanor Stout, Bette Moore, Louise Pletcher, Betty Weiker, Marilyn Tobias, Bette Mishler, Mary Helen Walters, Maxine Tusing, Betty Louise Weaver. Second Row: Sponsor, Miss Penn, Lois Reed, Jean Sechrist, Nancy Snyder, Barbara Postma, Florence Weaver, Lois Thomas, Arlene Rensberger, James Mel-linger, Robert Stillson, Charles Peterson. Third Row: Eugene Sponseller, Robert Phend, Aubrey Schuletz, John Thompson, Lyle Smith, Don Middleton, Kenneth Walters, Tommy Walters, Richard Miller, Wilbur Metzler, Donald Rhodes.★ FRESHMEN Off we started last September through the Land of Education on hoard the Trans-Academic Clipper, the pilot (president) being Helen Eley, co-pilot (vice president) .Nancy Snyder and navigator (secretary-treasurer) Rose Hartman. Stewardesses (student council members) were Nancy Snyder and Betty Lynch, and mechanics, Robert Ingle and James Housour. At the beginning of the journey we had sixty-two passengers but four decided to change their course and in the middle of our journey a new passenger hoarded. During the trip we discovered two stowaways. Miss Penn and Mr. Byers who entertained us with a Halloween party later. VCe are looking forward with great anticipation to the remainder of this four-year tour, and to a safe and happy landing. —Nancy SnyderEIGHTH GRADE We, the class of ’47 now find ourselves at the end of the grades. We began our year with 5.4 students enrolled hut at present we have 58. Last September we held an election of officers and elected Mary Catherine Hartman, president; Robert Gould, vice president; and Nancy Uline continues with the office of secretary-treasurer. Our sponsors remain Mr. Foulke and Miss Shively. Our parties for the year consisted of a skating party and a theatre party which were enjoyed by all who attended. We are looking forward with great pleasure to our first year in high school. First Row: Marilyn Mil- ler, Betty Strang, Alice June Miller, Helen Mes-sner, Thelmit Coppes, Doris Holaway, Nancy Uline, Mary Catherine Hartman, Anna Lou Gonderman, Mary Jeanette Welty, Jane Lou Bigler, Bernice Det-wiler, Donabelle Parcell, Bonnie Buss. Second Row: Pauline Wise, Norma Ralston, Mary Ellen Middaugh, Patsy Hare, Jeanne Du-Bois, Sally Howensten, Peggy Lloyd, Norma Bleile, Eleanor Keifer, Virginia Warren, Phyllis Mel linger, Genevieve Fuller, Thelma Foudy, Phyllis Bennett, Miss Shively, sponsor. Third Row: James Thomas, Duane Wagner, Bennv Housour, Max Sheets, Gareth Sechrist, Phillip Price, Kenneth Rhodes, Levi Tobias, Dick Stahly, Charles Miller, Chadwick Mish-ler, Eugene Slagle, Robert Gould, Floyd Yoder. Fourth Row: Mr. Foulke, sponsor, James Lentz, Ralph Culp, Owen Lem-na, Kenneth McDonald, Dewey Epply, Lyle Biller, Jack Wilbur, Paul Lehman, Wayne North, Jack Milleman, Dick Stoops, Donald Bart-man, Keith Fowler, James Newcomer.SEVENTH GRADE President........................Carl Lemna Vice President..........Rosena Gearhart Secretary........................Patsy Naylor We started our first year of Junior High with fifty-eight pupils. Soon after the school year started we elected officers as follows: Carl Lemna. president; Rosena Gearhart, vice president; Patsy Naylor, .secretary and treasurer. Our sponsors were Miss Blank and Mr. Holaway. We had two skating parties this year and there were about 50 pupils attending each one. We are looking forward eagerly to our eighth grade year. First Row: Lois Robin- son, Joan Stuckman, De-lores Roth, Rosena Gearhart, Anna Mae Mid-daugh, Katherine Yoder, June Jacobs, Miriam Brown, Pauline Balsley, Margaret Farrington, Patsy Naylor, Barbara Wilbur, Jo Ann Bigler, Barbara Hartman. Second Row: Mr. Hola- way, sponsor, Mary Lou Oswalt, Virginia Mitter-ling, Mary Alice Hall, Helen Davis, Sally Mil-liman, Phyllis Beery, Ruth Speicher, Mary Lee Longfield, Betty Losee, Doris Wagner, Patsy Corwin, Carol Nisley, Lyle Sechrist, Vivian Babcock, Miss Blank, sponsor. Third Row: George Byers, Fred Curtis, Mark Cox, Robert Smeltzer, Joe Bill Geyer, Arden Hamman, Frank Parsons, Merle Bammel, David Widmoyer, Gordon Neterer, Dick Linn, Joe Stillson. Fourth Ro2v: Kenneth Calbeck, Frank Coppes, Harold Hershberger, Henry Snyder, Dallas Gall, Junior Hamsher, William Eley, Richard Callander, Thomas Brock, Junior Hecka-man, Carl Lemna, Jack Miller, Eugene Stutz-man.First Row: Dolores Roth, Barbara Hartman, Joan Stuckman, Helen Metzler, Virginia Holaway, Peggy Lloyd, Jeanne DuBois, Virginia Mishler. Second Row: Phyllis Mellinger, Verda Longfield, Nancy Snider, Lois Metzler, Ro- berta Hively, Marialyce Metzler, Jane McFall, Virginia Swihart, Mr. Roose, sponsor. Third Row: John Regenos, Bill Johnson, Max Bigler, Robert Ingle, Douglas Tobias, Olen Stutzman, Eddie Price, Dick Callander. Not in Picture: James Housouer, Mary Louise Laser, Frances Neterer, Dan Curtis, Bette Strauss, Mildred Moore, Janice Huff. STUDENT COUNCIL President.................Verda Longfield Vice President............Virginia Holaway Secretary.................Virginia Mishler The Student Council is an organization made up of the members of the National Honor Society and two representatives from each home room of the Junior and Senior High School. It is the duty and responsibility of this organization to promote projects that will help to better the morals of our school. A few of the major projects put over this year are as follows: Etiquette in the school, prohibiting articles from being stolen in the cloak rooms and better conduct at basketball games and school entertainments.Seated: Frances Neterer, Mary Louise Laser, Marialyce Metzler, Jane McFall, Vir- ginia Swihart, Mr. Abell, sponsor. Standing: Dan Curtis, Janice Huff, Mildred Moore, Verda Longfield, Betty Strauss, Virginia Holaway, John Regenos. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY President................John Regenos Vice President............Jane McFall Secretary................Verda Longfield The charter of the National Honor Society was first granted to the Nappanee High School on March 25, 1936. All members are elected by the entire faculty and the selection is based on Character, Scholarship. Leadership. and Service. The membership is limited to fifteen per cent of the Senior class and five per cent of the Junior class. Every year the Society sponsors a special project. It was decided this year that an Honor Roll would be made of all the graduates of Nappanee High School who are now serving in the armed forces of their country. —Verda Longfield.ANNUAL STAFF Seated: James Carl Miller, Mary Ellen Neterer, John Regenos, Shirlee Walters, Bette Tobias. Standing: Olen Stutzman, Helen Stump, Robert Miller, Max Hollar, James Newcomer, Miles Fairchild, Francis DeBow, Ruby Lynch, Virginia Holaway, Jane McFall, Erma Jean Hollar. DEBATE First Row: Juanita Hammon, Miss Barnard, sponsor, Helen Metzler, John Regenos. Second Row: Robert Miller, Miles Fairchild, Helen Stump, Nathen Jones.STAFF Editor...............................................John W. Regenos Associate Editor........................................Robert Miller Business Manager.....................................Jim Carl Miller Asst. Bus. Mgr. and Circulation...........................Bette Tobias Art Editor.......................................................Miles Fairchild Asst. Art Editor..........................................Ruby Lynch Literary Editors..........................Frances DeBow, Helen Stump Snap Shots.............Mary Ellen Neterer. Jim Newcomer, Max Hollar Calendar.............................................Shirlee Walters Alumni...............................................Virginia Holaway Sports .................................................Olen Stutzman Jokes.........................................................Ermajean Hollar Secretary.................................................Jane McFall Here is the Staff and here is the Annual. We have done our very best to publish an Annual which would meet your highest expectations. To the Staff of ’44 we, the Staff of 1943, say GOOD LUCK! DEBATE The Nappanee High School debate club began their season in December by attending the annual Purdue Debate Conference and Legislative Assembly. Robert Miller won an Achievement Award because of superior speaking done in tbe Legislative Assembly. The varsity team had a very successful season, in which they defeated both Goshen and South Bend high schools, thus making Nappanee Sectional and District champions. The question they debated was—Resolved: That a Federal World Government Should Be Established. The varsity team, composed of Helen Metzler and Nathen Jones, Affirmative, and Robert Miller and John Regenos, Negative, with their sponsor, Miss Barnard, was then entitled to attend the State Debating Conference at Manchester College, held in March. They were defeated by the state champions, Shortridge High School, from Indianapolis. —Helen MetzlerFUTURE HOMEMAKERS President.............Janice Huff Vice President......Agnes Muntz Secretary..........Norma Sheets The Future Home Makers Club was first organized in 1933 for the purpose of interesting home economics girls in home making. Membership is limited to girls who have completed at least one year of home economics in school. The club has a membership of fifteen this year. All enjoyed an initiation party in the Agriculture Room of the school. Our activities included three “Fat Drives,” and making an army kit for a soldier. We also had an enjoyable Halloween Party with the F. F. A. at the Agnes Muntz home. We are looking forward to another party this semester. —Janice Huff FUTURE FARMERS The Future Farmers started the year with eight members, later it was increased by the addition of nine new members of which one dropped out before the school year was ended. The pest killing contest this year was held among our own members, with Dallas Burkholder the winner. Other events were the husking contest won by I .a M a r Wagner, and the Father and Son banquet. We w’ere entertained at a Halloween party by the Future Homemakers. The chapter was fortunate in getting some candy to sell at the noon hours. The profits from which went to pay chapter expenses. Glenn Michael and Kenneth Mattern, juniors, won their honor sweaters this year. —Kenneth MatternFUTURE HOMEMAKERS First Row: Airies Muntz, Norma Sheets, Janice Huff, June Tobias, Irene Tobias, Fern Frenger. Second Row: Miss Blank, sponsor, Mary Louise Laser, Phyllis Oswalt, Gwendolyn Johnson, Betty Davis Third Row: Ester Yoder, Vir- ginia Jensen, Betty Doering, Grace Green, Evadean Clin-daniel. FUTURE FARMERS First Row: Dallas Burkholder, Richard Miller, Jim Housouer, George Flowers, Bob Hoffer, Charles Peterson. Second Row: Mr. Byers, sponsor, Wayne Walters, Kenneth Harter, Bob Guard, LeRoy Nissley, George Buss, Kenneth Hershberger. Third Row: Bill Hostetter, La Mar Wagner, Kenneth Mattern, Bob Freet, Glenn Michael.First Row: Gwendolyn Johnson, Phyllis Oswalt, Mona Lou Miner, Beatrice Linn, Clara Hamilton, Norma Sheets, Betty Strauss, Rosemary Martin, Maryellen Neterer, Esther Yoder, Peggy Shively, Frances Neterer, Virginia Mishler, Shirley Bammel. Second Row: Roberta Hively, Isabelle Miller, Norma Jean Richmond, Virginia Swihart, Katie Miller, Peggy Stahly, Margaret Sechrist, Mildred Moore, Virginia Holaway, Juanita Hamman, Lois Metzler, Betty Postma, Martha Miller, Dorothy Sheets. Third Row: Miss Lantz, sponsor, Lucille Jensen, Virginia Jensen, Betty Davis, Betty Doering, Evadean Clindaniel, Evelyn Burkholder, Mary Alice Pletcher, Mary Louise Laser, Bette Tobias, Jane McFall, Verda Longfield, Donnabelle Huffman, Ruby Harter, Miss Barnard, sjtonsor. Fourth Row: Helen Metzler, Erma Jean Hollar, Jean Kohlhorst, Carol Pletcher, Phyllis Price, Elizabeth Tobias, Jean Rensberger, June Tobias, Joan Rensberger, Joan Tobias, Phyllis Weldy, Ellen Jean Pippen, Shirlee Walters, Helen Stump, Sally Uline, Joan Nunemaker, Betty Nunemaker, Frances DeBow. First Row: Mary Alice Hall, Virginia Mitterling, Mary Lee Longfield, Miriam Brown, Jo Ann Bigler, Sally Milleman, Barbara Wilbur, Patsy Naylor, Margaret Farrington, Mary Oswalt, Ruth Speicher, Vivian Babcock, Barbara Hartman, Patricia Corwin, Lois Thomas, Mary Jeanette Welty, Joan Stuckman, Barbara Postma. Second Row: Miss Shively, sponsor, Alice June Miller, Phyllis Bennett, Katherine Yoder, Pauline Balsley, Phyllis Beery, Sally Howenstein, Laura Belle Adams, Eileen Ingle, Janie Lou Bigler, Anna Lou Gonderman, Mary Catherine Hartman, Carol Nisslev, Helen Davis, Delores Kurtz, Eleanor Stout, Betty Moore, Dorothy Hood, Jean Sechrist. Third Row: Doris Anglin, Rose Marie Hartman, Eleanor Keifer, Marilyn Miller, Rosena Gearhart, Jeanne DuBois, Peggy Lloyd, Nancy Uline, Thelma Coppes, Doris Holaway, Arlene Rensberger, Betty Lou Weaver, Marion Ingle, Florence Weaver, Lois Reed, Nancy Snyder, Louise Pletcher, Verna Lou Arnott, Jackie Estep. Fourth Row: Phyllis Mellinger, Virginia Warren, Bonnie Buss, Norma Ral- ston, Shirley Pittman, Pauline Wise, Genevieve Fuller, Thelma Foudy, Betty Strang, Patsy Hare, Norma Bleile, Helen Eley, Marilyn Tobias, Betty Mishler, Mary Helen Walters, June Linn, Betty Lou Lynch, Marilyn Huff, Helen Brock, Joyce Klingaman, Jean Dunnuck.SR. GIRL RESERVES President...........................................Betty Strauss Vice President...................................Rosemary Martin Secretary...........................Mary Ellen Neterer Treasurer..................................Norma Sheets The Girl Reserves was organized as a branch of the Elkhart Y. W. C. A. by Miss Hazel Dickey in 1925. Since that time the cluh has progressed so much that today it is one of the outstanding cluhs of N. H. S. Our organization meets bi-monthly and with the help of our sponsors Miss Lantz and Miss Barnard we have continued to live up to the symbol of our club, the blue triangle whose sides stand for health and knowledge, and whose base stands for spirit. New members were taken into the cluh hy a rough initiation given by the old members. The inspirational candlelighting ceremony took place on October 13, 1942. In February we entertained the Hi-Y by giving them a radio program which was enjoyed hy all. Vie sincerely hope that the following Girl Reserves will remain true to their purpose and will have as successful a year as we have had. —Betty Strauss. JR. GIRL RESERVES President..............................Verna Lou Arnott Secretary...................................Peggy Lloyd The 1943 club of Junior Girl Reserves bas been very successful this year. Our program chairman. Doris Anglin, and her helpers. Anna Lou Gon-derman. and Rosena Gearheart. put on very interesting programs throughout the year. Nancy Snyder and June Linn supplied us with noticeable posters for the bulletin board. Mary Catherine Hartman. Joyce Klingerman. and Mary Helen Walters were on the committee for the initiation of the new members. Our members are from the seventh and eighth grades and the Freshman class. We have enjoyed this year as Girl Reserves and we sincerely hope that next year will be as successful. -Peggy Lloyd, Secretary.FI-KEM President Vice President Robert Miller .Paul Huffman' Secretary. Treasurer .... Dan Curtis Olen Stutzman The Fi-Kem Club is a group of students who have studied or are studying one of the science courses such as physics, chemistry, or aeronautics. To be a member of the club the student’s grade in this science course must be a “B” average or better. The club meets one evening each week in the chemistry room to conduct experiments, discuss new discoveries, and learn more about science. So far the club has been limited to boys only. The Hi-Y club was organized on December 31, 1924 and its purpose being to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character. This club has been sponsored by Mr. White since 1929, Mr. Abell being the sponsor the other five years. The Social Activities this year were, a Father and Son Banquet held at the Church of the Brethren and swimming parties at the Y. M. C. A. in Elkhart which were all successful. This year’s leadership included James Carl Miller, president; Robert Miller, vice president; Miles Fairchild, secretary; Olen Stutzman, treasurer. The membership for the year was forty-one. Miles Fairchild and Charles Stump represented the club at the annual Hi-Y conference held at Indianapolis this year. —Robert Miller. —Francis RammelFI-KEM Bottom Row: Paul Bourne, Jim Stillson, Sam Richmond, Dan Curtis, Olen Stutzman. Middle Row: Gerald Bigler, Na- then Jones, Paul Huffman, Francis Bammel, Richard Ganger, Alva Van Dyke. Top Row: Mr. Foulke, sponsor, John Regenos, David Miller, Rob-bert Miller, Jim C. Miller. HI-Y First Row: Bob Fairchild, Robert Miller, Jim C. Miller, Miles Fair-child. Olen Stutzman, Jim Still-son, Louis Bammel. Second Row: LeRoy Nissley, John Sechrist, Royce Geyer, Sam Richmond, Jay Holaway, Merril Pippen, Bill Mishler, Keith Miller, Mr. White, sponsor. Third Row: Alva Van Dyke, Dale Gwin, Robert Lloyd. Junior Mishler, John Price, Paul Bourne, Jerry Hockert, Bill Johnson, Charles Stump, David Miller. Fourth Row: Bill Metzler, Bill Hostetter, James Newcomer, Richard Arnott, Jim Callander, Dallas Gardner, Eugene Roose, Richard Buss, Eddie Price, Paul Huffman, Glen Davis, Francis Bammel, Dan Curtis,BAND Director Henry Busche Clarinets Carol Fletcher Marialyce Metzler Roberta Hively Bette Tobias Sally Uline Betty Nunemaker Doris Anglin Joan Nunemaker Martha Miller Jean Alice Miller Sally Howenstein Mary Louise Laser Mary Jeanette Weldy Lois Thomas Katherine Hartman Flutes Nathen Jones Mary F.llen Neterer Norma Jean Richmond Barbara Postma Rose Marie Hartman Jean Ellen Sheets Saxophone Jean Kohlhorst Bette Postma Helene Miller Bette Doering Mary Helen Walters Tenor Saxophone Frances Neterer Bass Sax Bill Johnson Bassoon Phyllis Price Horns Jane Alice Slabaugh Sam Richmond June Linn Helen Eley Bass Clarinet Lois Metzler Cornets Ed Price Bill Mishler Junior Mishler John Thompson James Lentz Tom Walters Trombones Dan Curtis Keith Dumph Max Postma Eugene Roose Owen Lemna Baritones James Carl Miller Jay Holaway Royce Geyer Jim Stillson Dick Stoops Bass Miles Fairchild Lewis Bammel John Sechrist Drums Joan Rensberger Elizabeth Tobias Bass Drum Dave Miller Tympani Jean Sechrist Cymbals Keith MillerCHORUS The programs given by the Chorus this year include: Two recitals for the Kiwanis, the Operetta—“The Belle of Bagdad,” Joint Chorus and Band Easter program, and special music for Baccalaureate and Commencement. The two outstanding highlights of the year were the operetta and the concert given with the band. The operetta was perhaps the best ever given in Nappanee High School. Undoubtedly the elaborate oriental stage settings and costumes along with the natural ability of its characters made for its success. During the joint band and chorus concert the chorus sang the “Hallelujah Chorus” from the “Messiah” by Handel with the band accompanying. We in the Chorus truly feel that without the expert direction of Miss Lantz the chorus this year would have been just as great a failure as it has been a success. First Koiv: Doris Anglin, Peggy Shively, Nancy Snider, Mary Alice Pletcher, Virginia Mishler, June Linn, Florence Weaver, Betty Strauss, Mona Lou Miner. Secoiul Row: Miss Lantz, director, Ruby Lynch, Elizabeth Tobias, Barbara Postma, Jean Dunnuck, Evelyn Burkholder, Virginia Jenson, Lois Metzler, Bette Postma, Carol Pletcher, Doris Hall. Third Row: Peggy Stahly, Jean Sechrist, Robert Miller, Eddie Price, Dan Curtis, James E. Miller, Sam Richmond, Phyllis Weldy, Beatrice Linn.STAGE PERFORMANCES SCOOP—Top Picture OPERETTA—Bottom Picture Seated: Helen Stump, John Regenos, Shirlee Walters. Standing: Erma Jean Hollar, Jane Alice Slabaugh, James Ellis Miller, Nathen Jones, James Newcomer, Olen Stutz-man, Lamar Wagner, James Callander, Gerald Bigler, Robert Miller, Mary Ellen Neter-er, James Carl Miller. Seated: Betty Strauss, Virginia Jensen, Barbara Postma, Mary Helen Walters, Robert Miller, Erma Jean Hollar, Sam Richmond, Virginia Mishler, Peggy Shively, Dan Curtis, Phyllis Weldy, Nathen Jones, Jean Kohlhorst, Eddie Price, Lois Metzler, Jim Nold. Standing: Carol Pletcher, Virginia Holaway, Jean Sechrist, Jean Dunnuck, Sally Uline, Eugene Roose, John Regenos, Paul Huffman. Betty Lynch, Doris Anglin, Martha Miller, Jean Alice Miller, Evelyn Burkholder, Beatrice Linn, Mary Alice Pletcher, Dons Hall, Betty Postma, Dorothy Sheets, June Linn, Doris Robertson.SCOOP Characters Joel Stanton—Hard-boiled Editor of Belknap Tribune...John Regenos Dorthy Stanton—His daughter.....................Mary Ellen Neterer Jud Payson—Star Reporter.........................Jim Carl Miller Maxine Bowman—Reporter......................................Shirlee Walters Mrs. Ainsworth—Society woman of Belknap.........Jane Alice Slabaugh Armine Ainsworth—Her daughter...................Erma Jean Hollar Tony Salvatore—Gangster.........................................Jim Newcomer Sarah—Spinsterly secretary of Joel Stanton...........Helen Stump Capt. Mark Broden—of the Belknap police force....Jim Ellis Miller Wally Branch—Foreman of Tribune’s composing room......Bob Miller Tommy—Office Boy...............................................Olen Stutzman Adam Randolph—Judge..........................................Nathen Jones Three printers—working for the Tribune..............Gerald Bigler, Jim Callendar. LaMar Wagner THE BELLE OF BAGDAD Characters Mrs. Horace J. McCann—-New American consul in Bagdad. . .Phyllis Weldy Elsa McCann—her daughter............................Virginia Mishler Anne Blackwell—a friend of Elsa........................Jean Kohlhorst Archie Fitzgibbons—from dear old England.................Jim Nold Zelinda—a dancer........................................Lois Metzler Rose—a daughter of the Caliph..........................Betty Strauss Lily—another daughter........................................Virginia Holaway Ali Ben Mustapha—prefect of police....................Robert Miller Hassan El Carib—Caliph of Bagdad......................Nathen Jones Jewel—His favorite daughter..............................Peg Shively Bob Ballentine—airplane mechanic.......................Eddie Price Bill Blake—airplane mechanic......................................Sam Richmond Henrietta Whipstitch—a romantic spinster..........Erma Jean Hollar Dick Taylor—from the Super-Supreme Film Company..........Dan CurtisMONITORS It is the duty of the monitors to take up attendance slips at the beginning of each hour. PATROL BOYS The safety patrol hoys aid greatly in the protection of grade boys and girls who are transversing to and from school. LIBRARIANS Emerson once said, “The virtue of books is to be readable,” and we are proud to say that our books are just that. The books and magazines have been chosen not only for educational purposes, but also for readability. This year—as is true of every year—something new was added to the library besides books. Lack of adequate space was one of the problems so a new book case was purchased. The most widely read magazines are Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Good Housekeeping, and Reader’s Digest which are kept in the reserve cupboards. It is the librarians’ duty to help students find the materials they want, check out books and magazines, and collect fines in case students forget to return material on time. —Rosemary Martin.MONITORS First Row: Esther Yoder, Irene Tobias, Dewey Housouer, Virginia Holaway, Mary Louise Laser. Second Row: Agnes Muntz, Verda Longfield, Shirlee Walters, Norma Sheets, Mildred Moore, Mari-aiyce Metzler. PATROL BOYS First Row: Ray Ralston, Clell Hartman, George Stoops, Donald Copenhaver, Gerald Fuller. Second Rote: Roy Kaufman, Charles Rensberger, Rex Davis, Lotus Adams. Third Row: Dean Middaugh, Bob- by Hollar, Kenneth Bollman, Donald Gardner, Wendell Metzler. LIBRARIANS Seated: Frances Neterer, Betty Doering, Mary Alice Pletcher, Virginia Holaway, Janice Huff, Rosemary Martin. Standing: Evadean Clindaniel, Mary Louise Laser, Miss Shively, Carol Pletcher, Fern Frenger. Not in picture: Jane McFall, Jean Alice Miller.First Row: Jean Alice Miller, Jane McFall, Rosemary Martin, Ruby Lynch, Florence Weaver, Lois Thomas. Second Row: Wayne North, Charles Miller, Miles Fairchild, Miss Penn, sponsor, Don- nabelle Huffman, Ruby Harter, Jean Sechrist, Helen Walters, Nathen Jones, Jim Nold. SKETCH CLUB The first meeting of the Sketch Club was held the second week in December. The following officers were elected: President..................Miles Fairchild Vice President...............Nathen Jones Secretary................Jean Alice Miller The club decided to hold the meetings every Monday evening from 4:00 until 5:00 with sponsor Miss Penn. One of the most outstanding projects of the Sketch Club was the paint-ing of the High School window at Christmas. Other projects were carried out also. This has been the first year of Sketch Club, and we hope the following years will be as helpful and enjoyable as the last one was. —Miles Fairchild, Pres. —Jean Alice Miller, Sec.CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 8— Back to school — amidst wide-eyed Frosh, a mad rush for schedules, and ........where is ‘"that” room ? ? ? ? P. S. Ain’t the new paint purty?!??! 9— The band had its first concert rehearsal of the school year. Yes, that was music you heard! ! ! ! 10—Tennis: Michigan City 4; Nappanee 1. F. F. A. meeting. Has everyone extended Best Wishes and a hearty welcome to Mr. Ervin, Mr. Frederick and Miss Penn? 1 1—First experiment of year in chemistry class—no casualties!! 14— Mark Twain’s barefoot Huck Finn was seen in the person of “Nate” Jones in the halls today. 15— Baseball: New Paris 4; Nappanee 21. G. R. meeting. Do we all comply with the “Love Thy Neighbor” idea, girls? 16— We notice that students must have permits to go to the library! 18—Baseball: Wakarusa 8; Nappanee 14. First dance of the year at the Legion Home—Hey, Jr. fellas! What's wrong with “Jrgals??!?!! 22—Tennis: Central, South Bend 5; Nappanee 0. Baseball: Jimtown 1; Nappanee 2. Hi-Y meeting. 24— Tennis: Laporte 5; Nappanee 0. How ’bout those Defense Stamps—chil’ren —are we all buyin’ our share? 25— Baseball: Middlebury 7; Nappanee 0. What’s this we hear about Busche’s newly acquired “eastern accent” - - - -tch, tch, Busche, at vour age ! ? ? 28— F. F. A. meeting. Did anyone notice that “purty” necklace Bette (Pocket) Tobias was wearing today? We’ve been told that there is quite an interesting “incident” connected with that necklace! How' ’bout it, Bette, need we say more? ? ? ? 29— Baseball: Bristol 1; Nappanee 10. G. R. meeting. Hi-Y rough initiation. Flash!!!! 30— Tennis: Riley. South Bend 1; Nappanee 4. Jeepers!!!! Are those “things” human runnin’ round here in formfit- ting (?) dresses and painted up as if they’re ready for a war dance? Oh, wre see! Hi-Y initiation—for a minute they had us “sceered”. OCTOBER 5— F. 11. M. meeting. G. R. rough initiation. Juniors order class rings. The two white lines outside the front assembly door do not indicate the starting line for a foot-race, Stutzie; they are to indicate a quiet zone—to “help preserve a study atmosphere within the room”. See???? Sketch club is organized under the supervision of Miss Penn. Quite an original idea! Gee, a lot happened today, didn’t it?? 6— Hi-Y meeting. Those new G. R. members really fulfilled the initiation requirements — condescendingly, or in some cases, under force! Some of the new members were bardly recognizable today in those “Paris styled” hats and coiffeurs, wool socks, short-short dresses, a shirt and the usual lipsticked designs here and there. 7— —Tennis: Elkhart 5; Nappanee 0. Sen- ior class meeting to make more definite plans concerning the Scrap Drive which is to be sponsored by the able (?) Senior class. Don’t these new G. A. A. members look just too, too cute in daddy’s trousers, shirt, shoes, hat and suspenders?! 8— Jr. G. R. meeting. Maryellen Neterer is wearing a very pretty ring—third finger, left hand. How ’bout it, Neterer —engagement or otherwise??!!!!?? 9— Those new F. H. M. members look exceptionally glamorous this morning— dress on w'rong-side-out and backwards, wearing pajama bottoms, hair tied with cord, and sandals or high heels with no stockings—ain’t they purty???? 12—F. F. A. meeting. Plans for Junor-Senior dance at the Legion Hall on October 30 are “goin’ strong.” Dave Miller was politely “excused” from history class today for—“whispering.” His “leave of absence” is, as yet, indefinite.CALENDAR 16—It has just been announced that all Junior and Senior students are compelled to take physical education—oh-lihhhh-hhhhhhlih won’t some of us have sore “muskels?” 19— F. H. M. meeting. My wasn't everyone at school bright and early this morning for the “Zero-hour class”??? We hear that the Scrap Drive tvas a whollopin’ success— nice goin’, kids! 20— Hi-Y meeting. Try-outs for cheerleaders. Hennie, Bette and Shirlee take the hows again this year, which makes 4 straight! 21— School dismisses until Monday because of Teacher’s Institute—wheel 28— Senior pictures are taken today—don’t the fellas look “nifty” in their suits— it happens once in a lifetime! 29— “We” are glad to see the photographer’s wife here today—aren’t “we” ....... FELLAS???? 30— Finally!!! The Jr-Sr. dance at the Legion Home! NOVEMBER 2—F. H. M. meeting. Senior proofs arrive. Most of the “ohs” and “ahs” were expressions of satisfaction. 6—First basketball game of the season - -SUCCESS.1 New Paris 26; Nappanee 34. 9—Quite a few C excuse absentees this afternoon—the Horace Heidt performance must have been quite interesting ! 12— We wonder what the Senior class would do for entertainment if “Exciting Love” magazines were to be discontinued. 13— G. R. meeting. Nappanee edges out Bremen 27-24. 17—Hi-Y meeting. F. F. A. meeting. 19— Jr. G. R. meeting. Debate team goes to Purdue. 20— We lose game to Kendallville 38-36. 24—Why the sudden trend toward short hair, gals???? These fads! 25—Wakarusa 28; Nappanee 26. Final Defense Stamp rally. The grand total of stamps purchased was $3,700 ! ! Congratulations to King “Ken” alters and Queen Rosena Gearhart. Orchids to the other candidates for a brilliant showing! 27—Madison 38; Nappanee 34. Tough luck, fellas! DECEMBER I— Student Council meeting. F. F. A. meeting. Hi-Y meeting. First day of gas rationing—ugh! 3— Jr. G. R. meeting. Some of the fellows around school seem to have disposed of a little (?) of their hair. Maybe they’re just getting even with the gals - - - - anyway, some of “hutches" are becoming, and others........well! 4— Nappanee 26; Concord 29. Senior “Who’s Who” results are posted. 7—I.et’s show folks that we REMEMBER Pearl Harbor, and really “dig in” and buy more and more defense stamps and bonds! How about it? 9—Chemistry students sing Happy Birthday to “Abe” Lincoln—again! My doesn’t time fly???? II— Washington. South Bend 47; Nappanee 31. G. R. meeting. 14—F. H. M. meeting. Preview of “Scoop” is given before the assembly. Arithmetic aptitude tests are given to the Seniors. 16—A couple of the 6th hour chemistry students were seen running around the chemistry lab with buckets, hoots, and mops—now, we wonder how that little accident (?) occurred—tell! tch! Tonight’s the night—and “Scoop” is a success! ! ! ! 18—Goshen 41; Nappanee 23. Ouch! 22— Mishawaka 55; Nappanee 30. Golly! 23— School dismisses for the holidays. Merry Christmas, everyone—and best wishes for a Happy New Year. 29—Wakarusa 39; Nappanee 28. Tch! Tch!CALENDAR JANUARY 4— Rack to school! Are we all keepin’ those newly-made “resolutions”? ' 8—Nappanee 28; Central. South Bend 69. Gee! 11— North Side, Fort Wayne 33. My gosh! F. H. M. 12— Why all the headaches???? Oh. semester tests. Vi e notice that most of the chemistry students suddenly made a change for the better on their test_ thanks to their text books! 13— The Seniors are asked how they want their names written on their diplomas. Well - - - - we ain’t fussy - - - . just so the diplomas are signed! 15—Michigan City 50; Nappanee 23. Gee whiz! G. R. meeting. 18—Begin new semester. The arithmetic class for Seniors really has quite a membership—tch! tch! 20—Report cards—and do they report! Some of those chemistry averages aren’t anything to brag about - - - -ogeeogoshogee! Thermometor drops to 10° below zero - - - brrrrrrrrrrrrrr. 22—The big Pep Session didn’t have the effect it was intended to have—Goshen 40; Nappanee 28. Fooey! 25— We hear that Roberta Hively and several of her classmates had a little “car trouble” last nite. Now isn’t it strange that the engine “happened to stall" at the park ???l 26— “Hod” Stump found herself in an embarrassing position when Neterer decided that the buttons down the back of Hod’s blouse were soo-oooooo-oooooo easy to unbutton. Jeepers! 29—G. R. meeting - - - - with Hi-Y members invited to attend. Elkhart 55; Nappanee 33. Oh-hhhh-hhhhhhh. FEBRUARY 2—Mr. Ground-Hog didn’t have any trouble seeing his shadow today. Ugh! 56; Nappanee Meeting. 4— We hear “Harve” Frederick has been receiving “fan mail” from some of his ardent admirers - - - - There Are Such Things (????) 5— LaPorte 39; Nappanee 28. 11— Jeanne Rensberger seems to have taken on a “powerish” appearance since physical fitness class—for further explanation, you will have to Consult Jeanne, personally! 12- John Adams, South Bend 48; Nappanee 21. Jeepers! 15—Sam Richmond’s “flashy” suspender-bo wtie combination is really a new creation - - - but definitely! 18— Nappanee Debate team defeats Goshen in the Debate Tournament held here. “It was a battle to the finish”— a contestant. 19— Riley, South Bend 40; Nappanee 25. 22—-Big Pep Session to “inspire” the team and the fans for the tourney. School dismisses until next Monday—goody! MARCH 1—Congratulations to the team, to Mr. Ervin, and to the fans for a swell showing in the tourney—the Bulldogs really “stayed in there and pitched” .......to get into the Finals. Nice goin’ Fellas! And, congratulations to one swell coach. Mr. Ervin, and to a fine bunch of co-operative kids—the cheering section! 3— Report cards again—and for the information of certain Chemistry students - - - a “D” does not stand for Dandy! 4— The Seniors are informed they are doing “too much aimless runnin’ around”—tch! tch! 5— First mishap in chemistry class as Peg Shively sits in acid—Hod Stump follows her natural nurse’s instincts and applies First-Aid. P. S.—This explains the little white pillow which accompanies Peg to all her classes.CALENDAR 8—Marialyce Metzler is wearing a very pretty diamond ring—congratulations, Marialyce! 11 Nappanee Debate team defeat St. Joe County Champions, Soutli Bend Central, in the Regional contest. Nappanee debaters go to the state to compete March 26-47. Congratulations, and good luck! 12—It is really beginnin’ to look like spring—hurrah! 17— Senior class meeting. Photographer finishes taking group pictures. 18— Preview of the operetta “The Bell of Bagdad” is given in the assembly. “Lochinvar” Miller publicly demonstrates his technique! What a “man” - - - - sigh! 22— The operetta is a hugh success—-CONGRATULATIONS. 23— “Spring is come. The grass is riz I wonder where all The posies is.” 24— We wonder if Bill Metzler is still playing his role as the “faithful lover” - - - at any rate, he sure dishes out some “gooey” looks to a certain Senior in Economics class....Hennie? could be! 25— First baseball practice of this spring. 26— Debate teams leave for Manchester to compete in State contest. P. S. Two of the members left yesterday—via thumb—tch! tch! 29—Girls! Let’s all join the debate club! From what we hear, the two Helens seemed to be doin’ all right with Terre Haute, or Terre Haute seemed to be doin’ all right with the two Helens— anyway, they got together—and did alright! Oh! To be young and beautiful! ! ! ? ? Mr. Roose buys two second-hand debate letters. APRIL 1-—The faculty throws a big party, invites all of the school students, and then announces that, due to this dandy Spring weather, school will be dismissed for the remainder of the school year!!!! Yeah, april fool! But—and no foolin’—school is dismissed—until Monday. Friday is our “Spring vacation.” 7—Big Jeep rally in the assembly. The “mock” wedding was a scream— weren't the characters well-portrayed? Tch! Tch! 15—“Tis Spring! The boid is on the wing; Ah, but that’s absoid— The wing is on the boid!” MAY 15—Hey fellas! You’d better be rusliin’ to get those “last minute reception dates.” In fact, from what we hear, it seems that practically all of the “available” gals are bein’ rushed off their feet - - -anyway, there isn’t loo much time anymore, fellas! 21-—It’s here at last—the night—reception! 23—Baccalaureate. Reverend Regenos is our speaker. And, this graduating business begins to take on a very serious aspect. 26—COMMENCEMENT ! ! ! ! This is OUR ni ght! Mr. Bal e is the speaker. As we, the class of ’43 make our final exit we find that we are rather reluctant to leave ’ole N. H. S. To you, the class of forty-four, we extend our sincere wishes for good luck! ! ! ! —Sliirlee Walters.JOKES Peddler—“Lady, I’m in a heckuva shape, I'm out scratching for a living.” Lady—“Well, I’m sorry, but I don’t itch.” —o— He—“You're a nice girl.” She—“Yes, and I’m sick and tired of it, too.” —o— Difference between life and love: Life—one fool thing after another. Love—two fool things after each other. —o— She wasn’t what you call fat, she was just over-emphasized. Old Maid—“Do you serve crabs here?” Waiter—“Sit down. We serve anyone.” She shows a lot of backbone in her choice of evening gowns. Maiden s Diary on Her Maiden Voyage Mon.—Everyone came to see me off. Lovely people. Tues.—Having a fine time. Met the captain. Wed.—Captain tried to kiss me. I refused. Thurs.—Captain angry. Says unless I kiss him he’ll blow up the ship. Fri.—Whew! Saved 500 people from death. —o— Hickory Dickory Dock Two mice ran up the clock. The clock struck one The other suffered only minor injuries. —o— What did the soap say to the bathtub? I’ll give you a ring Saturday night. in men’s pockets this spring. Garage mechanic: “What’s the trouble, lady?” Mrs. Newdriver—“They say I have a short circuit. Can you lengthen it while I wait?” —o— The greatest undeveloped territory in the world lies just under the hat. She was only an engineer’s daughter, she stopped when I whistled. Mother (teaching her son arithmetic): “Now take the Smith family, there’s mama and daddy, and the bahy. How many does that make?” Son: “Two and one to carry.” Daffy nitions Sneeze—an explosion of a tickle. Steam—water gone crazy with the heat. Old Maid—a girl who is drowning in the Ocean of Love because she hasn’t any buoy to cling to. Western Union—a cowboy organization. Marriage—a wonderfid institution, but who wants to live in an institution. l.ifeguard—a guy who can whistle at a girl and get paid for it. Girl's Bathing Suit—a handkerchief and a smile of confidence. Why do they put so many holes in Swiss cheese, when it’s Limburger that needs ventilation? Announcer (at a concert): “Mrs. Kinkle will now sing, “Oh. That I Were a Dove, I'd Flee.” Junior: “Dad. what’s a dove-eyed flea?” —o— My mother is always having trouble with either my dad or furnace. Everytime she would watch one, the other would go out.Nappanee High School, A'appanee High School, ’Tis for you we pine. Drop the hall right in the basket. Listen to our cheers Rah! Rah! Rah! Nappanee High School, Nappanee High School, Fight■ on for your fame. Fight fellows. Fight! Fight! Fight! We'll win this game.Gerald Bigler—The opponent was always worried by “Jerry.” He was a dead eye with his one handers. As a senior, he was our high point man. James Callander—“Dillman” was one of our centers and a good rebound man. He came through for us in the tourney, in a big way. Senior. Dewey Housour—He didn't start many games, but he always did his best when called upon. Senior. Bill Metzler—Got a late start with us, but really proved to be a fighter under the basket. Senior. James Miller—“I just dare anyone to shove me around,” says “Goon.” Always kept the team in good spirits with his singing. Senior. James Newcomer—A very fast ball player with plenty of spirit. “Enos” really showed us his stuff during the tourney this year. Senior. Dick Arnott—“Hinge” was fast and good on rebounds. Junior. Dallas Gardner—A very fine team player and uses his head to good advantage. Junior. Royce Geyer—Small, but has a good left arm. Junior. Bill Kurtz—A good spot shooter, so Bill just keep plucking at the basket. Junior. John Mellinger—Long shot artist. Junior. Merrill Pippen—We don’t want to spoil his ability by saying anything. Sophomore.VARSITY BASKETBALL CHEERLEADERS Again Nappanee had the good fortune of having Bette, Shirlee, and Ellen Jean as its cheerleaders. These girls, in their four years, have set a standard, which all other cheerleaders in the county have been trying to reach. Nappanee High School should be proud of these loyal and co-operative girls. Thanks, Bette, Shirlee. and Ellen Jean. COACH AND MANAGERS Our new coach, Bob Ervin, formerly of Bristol, ever aided by his two managers, “Stutzie and Doc” were the chief engineers who brought the Nappanee Bulldogs, who were the underdogs before the tourney, through to the FINALS against Elkhart. To you Coach we wish the best of luck. “Stutzie”, as a Senior we wish to thank you kindly for the outstanding job you have performed as the manager of the BULLDOGS. Shirlee Walters Bette Tobias Ellen Jean Pippen Eugene Sponseller Coach Ervin Olen SlutzmanVARSITY BASKETBALL The Bulldogs had another off season this year. After winning the first two games against New Paris and Bremen, they lost their next 16 games including 10 conference games. This does not tell the whole story, however. The Bulldogs, being the smallest team in the conference, nevertheless had plenty of spirit. A lot of credit goes to our new coach, Mr. F.rvin. To prove that a team is never out. the Bulldogs won their first two games in the Sectional Tourney, held at Nappanee. from Jimtown and Middlebury. They lost, however, to Elkhart in the finals. We want to wish Mr. Ervin all the luck in the W'orld for battles still to come. BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Team Place (),,,». Nap. 6 New Paris H 26 34 13 Bremen T 24 27 20 Kendall ville H 38 36 25 Wakarusa H 28 26 27 Madison H 38 34 4 Concord T 29 26 11 Washington H 47 31 18 Goshen T 41 23 22 Mishawaka H 55 30 29 Wakarusa T 39 28 8 Central. South Bend T 69 28 9 North Side, Fort Wayne H 56 33 15 Michigan City T 50 23 22 Goshen H 40 28 29 Elkhart T 55 33 5 I.aPorte T 39 28 12 John Adams, South Bend T 48 21 19 Riley, South Bend H 40 25 TOURNEY Opponent Nappanee Jimtown 30 32 Middlebury 33 39 Elkhart 70 46 Seated: Eugene Sponseller, James Mellinger, Robert Crowe, Kenneth Walters, Max Bigler, James Housouer, Olen Stutzman. Standing: Kenneth Middaugh, Douglas Tobias, Mr. Ervin, coach, Herman Hall, Russel Harter, Frank Hoffer. SECOND TEAM Although the Pups only won five of their sixteen games, they showed great promise both as individual players, and as a team. Under Mr. Ervin’s guidance they should go some place in the near future.TRACK TIME April 7 April 14 April 16 April 19 April 21 April 28 May 4 May 8 May 14 May 22 OPPONENT PLACE Milford at Nappanee Wakarusa at Nappanee County freshman and sophomore meet at Goshen Milford at Milford County smaller school meet at Elkhart Concord at Nappanee E. N. I. H. C. meet at Mishawaka All Conference meet at East Chicago Sectional meet at Elkhart State meet To be decided BASEBALL KALE BASEBALL US THEY September 15 New Paris 21 4 18 Wakarusa 14 8 22 Jimtown 2 1 25 Middlebury 0 7 29 Bristol 10 1 Octobei 2 Concord 6 10 SPRING SCHEDULE (Tentative) April 20 Middlebury Here 23 Riley, South Bend Here 30 Michigan City Here May 4 Washington, South Bend There 7 Central, South Bend Here 11 Adams, South Bend Here 14 Laporte There 18 Elkhart Here 21 Mishawaka There First Row: Eugene Sponseller, Dale Gwin, Jay Holaway, Paul Bourne, Robert Phend. Second Row: James Newcomer, Richard Deardorf, Dean Guard. Third Row: John Linn, Robert Crowe, Bill Metzler, Robert Guard, Robert Freet, Bill Johnson, Mr. O’Neal, coach. First Row: Olen Stutzman, Coach Robert Ervin, Gerald Bigler. Second Row: Max Bigler, John Mellinger, LaMar Wagner, Mer-ril Pippen, Marshall Hotter, James Ellis Miller, James Mellinger. Third Row: James Newcomer, John Price, Dallas Gardner, Royce Geyer, Glen Michael, James Callander, Russel Hos-tetter.First Row: Sam Richmond, Jay Second Row: Eugene Roose, Mr. Ilolaway, Paul Bourne. O’Neal, coach, Dan Curtis. TENNIS Considering ihe youth and inexperience of the players, the tennis team enjoyed a fair season. As the members are all undergraduates, much should be expected of them next year. Sam Richmond is first man, Jay Holaway, second man and Paul Bourne, third man. Mr. O’Neal has the makings of a good team. TENNIS SCHEDULE Nappanee Opponent September 10 Michigan City 1 4 22 Central, South Bend 0 5 24 Laporte 0 5 30 Riley, South Bend 4 1 October 1 Mishawaka 0 5 7 Elkhart 0 5First Row: Shirley Pittman, Phyllis Oswalt, Gwendolyn Johnson, Fern Frenger, June Tobias, Betty Mishler, Mary Helen Walters, Barbara Post-ma, Jackie Estep, Marilyn Huff, Betty Lynch, Laura Belle Adams, Miss Hoover, sponsor. Second Roiv: Virginia Jensen, Betty Davis, Betty Doering, Evadean Clin- daniel, Eileen Ingle, Betty Bartman, Betty Lou Weiker, Dorothy Sheets, Mildred Moore, Lois Thomas, Helen Eley, Phyllis Guard, Helen Stump. Third Row: Jean Dunnuck, Grace Greene, Agnes Muntz, Virginia Mishler, Evelyn Burkholder, Mary Alice Pletcher, Marilyn Tobias, Marion Ingle, Arlene Rensberger, Norma Sheets, June Linn, Jane McFall, Bette Tobias. G. A. A. President..........................Evadean CliNdaniel Secretary...............................Jean Dunnuck Our membership this year consists of thirty-five girls. Initiation was held in October with the neophytes entertaining the older members with their ridiculous maneuvers, the price they must pay to become members. There are seven sports in which the girls may participate: hiking, bicycling, howling, track, volleyball, basketball, and indoor baseball. Points are earned by taking part in at least four of the sports, and when a member has merited 150 points she is awarded her N. H. S. Monogram. —Evadean Clindaniel.£. Wa i QTHEY GIVE THEIR LIVES YOU LEND YOUR MONEY WANTED 13 BILLION FIGHTING DOLLARS FOR OUR FIGHTING MEN ♦ 2ND WAR LOAN BUY MORE WAR BONDS AND STAMPS N OW ♦ STUCKMAN’S SHOES MEN IN THE SERVICE Eugene Yarian Harold Copsey Robert Stump Robert Yarian Max Minard Mothers Bread THE FRESHEST AND MOST EXTENSIVE LINE OF BAKERY PRODUCTS IN NORTHERN INDIANA HUFFMAN BAKERYGREETINGS! CLASS OF 1943 This seems to be the age of long term planning. So how about a jive year plan for the class of ’43? There’s a tremendous difference between what you COULD be five years from now— and what you will be. If you planned—and then worked to carry out that plan-—those dreams could come true. It's worth trying. VITREOUS STEEL PRODUCTS COMPANYHARTER’S SPORTING GOODS ♦ RETAILERS OF FINEST SPORTING GOODS IN NORTHERN INDIANA ♦ GOSHEN, INDIANA (Dili. LIEIlHflfiT 8 sons COMPLETE HOME OUTFITTERS FUNERAL DIRECTORS WAKARUSA, INDIANA TELEPHONE 71Ma'ich MritU Mte five SucceAA. . . Personal success is not a destination, it is a journey. It is the direct route to the satisfaction of all of the human desires, fame, fun, and fortune. It offers the only assurance that these ends may be attained. And yet it has been observed that only 5% of the world’s people make an effort to discover it. Success. Arnold Bennett said that most people do not desire success; that they do not know what it is, and would not recognize it. It is a truth that, at one time, there are never more than 5% of the people anywhere, who have enough of the old “git up and git,” to become self starters, let alone leaders. Most people, the 95Vo, wait until someone comes by on the band wagon and then try to climb aboard. They are never there to hitch up the horses that pull the wagon ... let alone lead the band, find the wagon, or drive it. So it is that success is not especially difficult ... it is not hard to step up into the 5%, because so few people ever try to get there . . . But there is one thought to keep constantly in mind. And if its truth and value is comprehended there is great hope that you are on the verge of marching as one of the five ... a success. That thought is simply this: There is one thing more important than success, and that is to DESERVE IT. MUTSCHLER BROTHERS COMPANY is aware that much of what has been said of personal success applies to the success of a business. Through each succeeding successful year of its fifty, MUTSCHLER has acknowledged its obligation by striving to build finer products for less money for more people. MUTSCHLER BROTHERS COMPANY NAPPANEE, INDIANA, U. S. A. Manufacturers of: PORTA-BILT kitchen cabinetry, Dinette furniture, Samson office and directors tables.KATIE’S CAFE IN HOTEL MILFORD SUNDAY SPECIALS FOUNTAIN SERVICE STEAKS AND CHOPS P R O P R I ET O R — C AT H E R I N E STOLLER PHONE 13 MILFORD, INDIANA Compliments of SO. MAIN ST. BARBER SHOP • For Friendly Service • Proprietor W. C. CORL Eyrr% CHEVROLET Buy It Reed’s Chevrolet Sales PHONE ll NAPPANEE ROOF and INSULATION COMPANY ROCK WOOL INSULATION For Your Home Warm in Winter - Cool in Summer 152 So. Clark St. Nappanee, Ind. PHONE 171 ECKLEBARGER BEAUTY SHOP Latest in Hair Styling Permanents — Manicuring Finger Waving Operators: Margaret Hahn - Madelyn Mellinger Phone 1 23 Compliments of M. WOLFBERG SON -- WAKARUSA, INDIANA - The Store That Has The GoodsYODER BUS LINES 3 DAILY TRIPS TO ELKHART 7:00 A. M. 11:00 A. M. 5:00 P. M. Taxi Service • New and Used Bicycles Repairing • PHONE 211 MILLERS GROCERY Save Every Day Thru The I. G. A. We Deliver PHONE 96 J. R. Arnott Son Real Estate and Insurance • Wisler Building NAPPANEE - INDIANA “Insurance with Service” Widmoyer Walters The Home of Quality Meats, Home Smoked Hams and Bacon a Specialty • PHONE 53 SOUTH MAIN PIPPENGER’S SERVICE STATION Phone 17 GULF PRODUCTS Washing and Greasing E. NEWCOMER SON Jewelers and Optometrists EXTEND A cordial invitation to inspect their store on South Main Street where a complete line of jewelry and gift articles for every occasion will be found.MILLER LUMBER AND COAL CO. BUILDING MATERIALS INSULATION AND STORM SASH FOR ALL ESSENTIAL NEEDS PHONE 137 NAPPANEE, INDIANA Compliments of PLETCHER MOTOR COMPANY ♦ BUICK — OLDSMOBILE FRIGIDAIRE — JOHNSON SEA HORSE ♦ PHONE 118 PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTIZERSCOMPLIMENTS OF WALTERS’ BEAUTY SHOPPE INDIVIDUAL HAIR STYLING AND PERMANENT WAVING B Y EXPERIENCED OPERATORS • PHONE 3802 152 NORTH ELM STREET TAVERN GRILL LYNN PHOTO SHOP U. G. SHELEY, Proprietor • • Developing Printing Enlarging • PHONE 51 105 South Main Street NAPPANEE • PHONE 166 152 North Main Street NAPPANEEWe Have All Your Needs In Drug Store MerchandiseNAPPANEE ADVANCE NEWS Published in NAPPANEE for NAPPANEE People with the interest of NAPPANEE at Heart SCHOOL SUPPLIES JOB PRINTING OFFICE SUPPLIES McCORMICK DR. GEO. L. OYLER COAL - SUPPLIES DENTIST STOKERS - PAINTS Corner Main and Walnut • PHONES: So. Madison St. PHONE 391 Office 251 NAPPANEE, INDIANA Residence 434 Nappanee, Ind. MAST AUTO SERVICE Compliments General Repairing Service of Glass Replaced W. A. Mackenzie Nash Sales and Service Oliver Farm Equipment D. V. M. Nappanee, Indiana PHONE L361 Veterinarian THE B B CAFE SIZZLING STEAKS AND FRIED CHICKEN NAPPANEE, INDIANACompliments Compliments of FAIRY THEATER J. S. SLABAUGH, M. D. L. M. SLABAUGH, M. D. W. C. KOHLHORST, Prop. Napanet Photographer THE LOCKRIDGE STUDIO SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY ROCHESTER, INDIANA DELUXE MOTOR SALES DESOTO AND PLYMOUTH SALES — SERVICE SINCLAIR GAS AND OIL KENDALL AND QUAKER STATE OIL U. S. TIRES Stauffer Grain Co. Compliments of Quality Coal R. L. BOLYARD, O. D. ELKHORN - ANCHOR Optometrist PHONE 372YOUR APPEARANCE IS OUR BUSINESS ♦ SAMI SPIRO CO. The Home of Hart, Schaffner and Marx Clothes SOUTH BEND, INDIANAIT’S SMART TO BUY FOR LESS at the BOSTON STORE NAPPANEE, INDIANA MILLINERY READY-TO-WEAR SHOES LADIES' FURNISHINGS HOME FURNISHINGS MEN’S AND BOYS' FURNISHINGS PHONE 461 Compliments of George Freese's Sons Manufacturers of FREESELAND CREAMERY BUTTER and FREESELAND ICE CREAM NAPPANEE, INDIANAPletcher Furniture Co, HOME FURNISHINGS - HOME APPLIANCES Telephone 62 NAPPANEE, INDIANA ♦ “We Can Because We Think We Can'' —Class of '43 ♦ CLAYTON PLETCHER LAVERNE PLETCHER“DRINK MILK FOR HEALTH'S SAKE i t NAPPANEE DAIRY PASTEURIZED DAIRY PRODUCTS MILK - CREAM - ICE CREAM - CHEESE - BUTTER PHONE 490 Compliments of DRS. PRICE PRICE OFFICE AND HOSPITAL X-RAY LABORATORY Willard A. Price, M. D. Douglas W. Price, M. D. MILLER IMPLEMENT CO. McCORMICK - DEERING FARM MACHINERY PHONE 69 Motor Repair Service That Must Have YOUR “O.K.” Glen Geyer’s Garage NAPPANEE, IND., on U. S. 6 PHONES: Day - 245 Night - 477 JESSE T. MITCHELL Notary Public Real Estate - Loans - Insurance 208 East Market St. Phone 290 NAPPANEE, INDIANA COMPLIMENTS OF HADLEY DRESS SHOP -----THE NEW STORE FOR- LADIES AND YOUNG GIRLS Exclusive But Not ExpensiveWalters Drug Store KROGER STORE WALL PAPER • DRUGS - STATIONERY Courtesy - Quality - Service Nappanee Indiana • PHONE 144 FLOYD KAUFFMAN, Mgr. Good for 3 Generations QUALITY FAMILY FLOURS And Cereals Made by NAPPANEE MILLING COMPANY POULTRY - HOG DAIRY FEEDS THAT ARE SUPERIOR - EFFICIENT - ECONOMICAL Corsages for the HARTZLER MOTOR CO. NEW GRADUATE Authorized “Flowers for all Occasions" • SALES SERVICE Nappanee Greenhouse FORD CARS - FORD TRUCKS Mobiloil, Gas and Oil Washing and Greasing Telephone No. 156 East on U. S. 6 NAPPANEE, IND.SCHULTZ BROS. CO. Featuring 5c to $1.00 Merchandise New Maust Bldg. Nappanee, Ind. EVERYTHING A Drug Store Should HAVE C. W. J O H N S O N SON “On the Square" The Store of Friendly Service STATE BANK OF NAPPANEE • YOUR BANKING BUSINESS IS APPRECIATED DIXIE SANDWICH SHOP BREAKFAST LUNCHEON DINNER DIXIE BEEF BARBECUE GROUND STEAK SANDWICH PHONE NO. 79 NAPPANEESHELL SERVICE STATION GOODYEAR TIRES WASHING AND GREASING ROAD SERVICE Market and Clark - Phone 318 - MERLE DUNNUCK Compliments of NAPPANEE LUMBER MFG. CO. Manufacturers of FOLDING CARD TABLES FOLDING CHAIRS HIGH CHAIRS BABY CRIBS SUMMER FURNITURE Distinctive Furniture by Nappanee HATFIELD HOSTETTER ♦ Men’s and Boy’s Wear ♦ NAPPANEE, INDIANACompliments of S T I L L S O N ’ S MEN’S AND BOY'S WEAR Nappanee's Largest and Most Complete Men's and Boy's Store • R E M E M B E R—Buy War Bonds and Stamps Every Pay Day! • Home of Emerson and Champ Hats - Botany Ties - Mack Shapely Shirts Compliments of Nappanee Cold Storage Locker Service FROZEN FOODS PHONE 180 Compliments of MAIN GRILL O. A. MISHLER MULLETT’S Self - Serve FOOD MARKET • The Best for Less Always and All - ways Progressive Shoe Shop H. B. RICHMOND, Prop. 107 W. Market St. MODERN SHOE REPAIRING Edison Mazda Lamps Electrical Supplies Phone 174A. H. KAUFMAN COMPANY Phone 68 • GENERAL STORE The Quality Print Shop “Where Good Printing is Done” 151 South Main NAPPANEE, INDIANA FRANK A. REHRER, Prop. COMPLIMENTS C. C. Raymer - S. A. Raymer - J.W. Kindig Lawyers ] JOSEPH W. KINDIG INSURANCE AGENCY Real Estate - Loans - Insurance PHONE 428 TELEPHONE BLDG. Harry L. Sechrist, Rep. WRIGHT’S The Equitable Life Assurance Society Life Insurance and Annuities “As the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined” AMBULANCE SERVICE A. E. WRIGHT SON At Your Service Day and Night 108 E. Walnut St. PHONE 73 j Compliments Compliments of of SYLER SYLER COLLINS’ FURNITURE Home of STORE • SURE WAY FEEDS and HIGH QUALITY COALS PHONE 72 and FIELD SEEDSNAYLOR’S HOME STORE AND MARKET “Home of Little Elf Foods” FRESH AND CURED MEATS PHONE 149 METZLER SHOE COMPANY FLORSHEIM AND CROSBY SQUARE SHOES FOR MEN TREADEASY BELLAIRE PARIS FASHION ACTIVE M A D MILLER HEALTH SHOESCwipJ nentA 1V.PUBUSHIHS HOUSE P'tinteAA - Pultlidkete. - OjJ ice Supplied. Nappanee. Indiana STUMP FEED ICE SERVICE MASTER MIX FEEDS SQUARE DEAL FEEDS • NAPPANEE'S LEADING FEED CONSULTANTS Mills at: NAPPANEE AND SYRACUSE, INDIANA K. H. STUMP, Gen. Manager.COMPLIMENTS OF Gofup i, 9wc. 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