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Page 15 text:
MARGARET FRAZER HELEN BAKER NE ANN CLOSSEN MARHA ALLEN
MT. VERNON 1
MILDRED OTTO RACHEL OTTODI IO HORNING G HEATH
MT VERNON CALENDAR
September 1939 We return to renew old tr1endsl11ps and acqulre new ones Peg
Fraser becomes house presldent
October 1939 We go out for tall hockey
November 1939 Brunrnrng Thanksgwrng basl-'ets are d1str1buted
December 1939 Fa h1on show and hall dance successful Sale ot Chrlstmas seals
started Chrrstmas vacatlon and do we need 1t
January 1940 l2 A s graduate We mlss them Iane Ann Closson becomes presr
dent Rrta Garcla recelves Wayne Unlverslty scholarsh1p
February 1940 Ne1v 10 B s welcomed George Wash1ngton party and hall dance
March 1940 Annual sale ot Easter seals Easter vacatlon Oh Boy'
Anrrl 1940 Sprlng at last and mld semesters
May 1940 12 A s all agog ant1c1pat1ng graduahor
lune 1940 l2 A s are graduated mxxed teellngs exultatlon and regret Sum
mer vacatlon Ah h h h'
BETSY ROSS HOUSF
Betsy Ross House ends another year under the superv1s1on of M1ss Vera Fox Cound
selor Otfrcers for the fall and sprmg terms respectlvely were Presrdents Mlldred Otto
Io Hormng v1ce presrdents Rae Ottat1 Peg Heath ecretarles Beth Klng R1ta Iugaszek
and treasurers Keneko Slsters Hope Hampton House programs and themes were pro
vlded by Bette MGll1Ce and Iean Mallory
The annual House Party planned by Connle Nalley and teaturlng a style show was
held lust before Easter At Thanksglvmg and Chrlstmas tlmes baskets of food were d1s
trlbuted and the annual sale of hollday seals wa unusually large The publlcatlon of
the house paper The Nutshell was contlnued through the sale of Northwestern sports
Many g1rls achreved school Wlde d1st1nct1on notably M1ldred Otto Ianuary celeb
and class vlce presldent Pat McKn1ght captaln of sw1mm1ng Io Hornlng captaln of
basketball Barbara Handel co captaln of held hockey Dorothy Iohnson Mary Maloney
Halene Hartman and Ruth Mlller
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Page 14 text:
MR CASSWELL N MUNRO
IN MEMORY OF
Watch1ng sentors go and freshmen come 1S the 1oy of h1gh school l1fe Seemg dear
frrends go IS the sorrow The sorrow grows even deeper th1s year when the boys of
Persh1ng House must see the1r beloved counselor go In losmg Mr C N Munro they
are losmg someone near and dear to the heart of every house member
Mr Munro has been more than a counselor these many years He has been a thrrd
parent and a very good fr1end to every boy fortunate enough to be under h1s gu1dance
Through a remarkable memory not one name of the thousands he has learned has been
forgotten Honor students and fa1l1ng students allke are ready to follow h1s advrce
1mpl1c1tly knowrng that he 1S one of the fvlsest and most educated men 1n Northwestern
H1s comblnatlon of understandlng and fraternity has created a man not l1ke1y to be
forgotten by anyone who has come 1n Contact Wllh hlm Mr Munro Northwestern Hlgh
School students w1ll remember you forever'
I CK DORR WARREN COMFORT AL FIRTH WARREN COMPORT
Born 1n the aftermath of the World War Pershlng House has for twenty one years
been 1ust1f1ably proud of 1ts outstandmg pos1t1on In athletlcs and scholarshlp 1t has
always stood hlgh Battllng for twelve years 1n sports 1t has at long last obtalned per
manent possesslon of the coveted lntra mural athletlc plaque
Created soon after a v1ctor1ous war It naturally selected for 1ts house name the hero
of that great confllct and now on 1lS walls hangs the framed letter from General Pershlng
acknowledglng th1s compllment
During th1s whole t1me tts counselor has been Casswell N Munro who has attempted
to keep al1ve 1ts hlghest ambttlons At the end of th1s long leadershrp of twenty one
years he IS retxrmg from school GCt1V1t1eS and IS leavlng h1S House convrnced that havlng
successfully surv1ved 1ts mlnorlty rt w1ll enter upon 1ts majorlty resolved that 1ts stand
ards wxll never be lowered
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OLIVE WELPLY DORTHEA SHAFFER MARTHA SNAIAR LEILA VYALTERS
HARDING HALLOWAY CHARLES KETTERER V L MELTON ROGER LUMLEY
jANE AUQTEN HOUSE
Under the frlendly gu1dance of Mrs E T Watson lane Austen House durrng the
last year has had a record of wh1ch any house m1ght be proud The many commlttees
have done splendld work for the house The program commlttee arranged several novel
programs the art and house commlttee members have succeeded ln addlng beauty to
the room and the soc1al commlttee has carrred off our house partres Wllh a bang
Every member rn Iane Austen has been actwely rnterested 1n the work and play of
the house There has been a spurt 1n scholarshlp many of the grrls have part1c1pated
1n athletlcs and debatlng and there has been an all around lnterest IH soc1al events
The ofhcers for the fall term under the able leadershtp of Presldent Ol1ve Welply
were Dorothea Schaffer v1ce presrdent Betty Scott secretary Lella Walters treasurer
In the Spflng Martha Snalar presldent Lerla Walters VICE presldent Barbara Scully
secretary Galer Ward treasurer
Roosevelt House was establlshed ln September 1918 In the fall of 1919 Mr M D
Ierome succeeded Mr Burgess as Counselor and for the past twenty one years has
Ho e 1S the proud possessor of numerous trophles many of whlch were won under the
rendered most efhclent servlce endearmg h1mself to each succeedlng class Roosevelt
gu1dance of Mr Carl VanDyke durxng the n1ne years he was coach of Roosevelt House
The House IS lndebted to Mr Ierome ofr h1s large and cholce selectlon of plants that lend
an atmosphere of sunshlne on the cloudlest days Thrs year belng no exceptlon
Foosevelt House honor roll IS the largest of any boys house It has always been well
represented 1n the act1v1t1es of the school
Durlng the spr1ng semester the House operated under 1ts two otfrcers W L Melton
and Roger Lumley who succeeded Hardrng Holloway and Charles Ketterer ofhcers
dur1ng the fall semester
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