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THE STUDENTS OF STEVENS VI LLE HIGH SCHOOL STEVENSVILLE, MICHIGAN PRESENT THE Ganxltiicd 19 4 0 A PICTOR A L PRESENTATIONBY WAY OF INTRODUCTION A Preview Of Life At Stevensville Ty E student life at S. H. S. never has a dull moment. This you shall see in the pages of this annual. For there are always many activities going on, he they cur- ricular, extra curricular or otherwise. With the opening of the doors in the morning, the school comes to life. Many things occupy the student in S. H. S. If it isn’t a current fad, it's something else— Softball, a play; a senior play or the faculty, minstrel shows, basketball, operetta, state tournaments, grade tournaments, basketball banquet, Junior play, track, and so on until the year comes to a close with commencement week and graduation. S. H. S. is very enthusiastic about athletics with most of the students participating on basketball, softball, and track teams. S. H. S. is also very musical, having a Glee Club of hoys and girls, and a forty piece band and orchestra. The Glee Club was represented by twelve girls in the County Music Festival, which was held in St. Joseph. Nobel Cain, the noted music supervisor from Chicago, was the director. Boys’ and girls’ 4-H is popular here. The boys’ 4-H have built a work shop in the school. They make worth-while things—bookcases, desks, stands, etc. The girls’ 4-H meets tw:ce a week in the sewing room. They make dresses, aprons, towels, etc. pane twoAnother thing the students enjoy are movies. They have them, usually, once a week, now that the P. T. A. has bought a projector. They see movies about Citrus Fruits, Railway Express and Airway, stories of the Mississippi River, Baking Bread, Travel by Greyhound, etc.—all educational and interesting films. Occasionally the students enjoy the antics of an “Our Gang Comedy.” Our Student body is an enthusiastic, tireless, alert group, as you will note as the following pages explain and give you a clear picture of sudent life at S. H. S. paiji threeADMINISTRATION The smooth functioning of any organization depends largely upon the per- sonalities who head that organization. 1 he responsibilities of a board of education require clear, progressive thinking, aggressiveness tempered with purposeful plan- ning, open-mindedness to new ideas with conservatism in regard to their acceptance. Through the superintendent, acting as a coordinator between this body and the Seated: Mrs. Wach, Mr. Howard, Mr. Bartz Standing: Mr. Wishart. Mrs. Mongrei teachers, the standards and policies of the board of education are transmitted to the latter group and become the foundation on which the academic program is built. The board of education, too, usually through the superintendent and faculty committees, must be kept aware of changing educational needs of the community, that the curriculum offered may keep pace with community development and edit cational demands. page fourMr. Shearer Mrs. Myers Miss Thursby Mr. Barkmeiei Bachelor of Science Superintendent Science Mathematics Athletics II. S. Principal Music Language History Glee Club Bachelor of Arts English Social Science Home Economics Bachelor of Science Commerce Boys Glee Club Mrs. Smith Mr. Null Mr. Eccles Miss Sajban Intermediate Grades Girls’ Athletics Band Orchestra Bachelor of Science Junior High Boys’ 4-H Club Jr.-Hi Athletics Primary Grades Girls 4-H Club page fiveDm ghosts of yesteryear filed past me as in reminiscent mood 1 delved into my store of memories. Now as we Seniors stand on the threshold of a new life, those tour years in high school were the happiest we have known. Ah! How distinctly 1 remember that first year. There had been sixteen of us. All were eager, green Freshmen—so the upperclassmen called us—Maxine Bujack, THOSE FOUR YEARS AT S. H. S. Caroline Bodjack, Frank Cupp, Katherine Krajacic, Jack Dehring, Joe Krejci, Arnold Schulz, Claire Quardokus, Evelyn Schneider, Harold Markwald, Edgar Lockwitz, Evelyn Totzke, Alice Leonard, Irene Rochau, and Tom Oles. Following the custom of the upperclasses, we held a meeting and elected Frank Cupp as President; Vice President, Jack Dchring; and Katherine Krajacic, Secretary and Treasurer. As usual, the year passed by and was climaxed with a picnic at Indian Lake, the favorite haunt. With the rapid approach of September, we assembled for the second time, for our second year of high school, which made us Sophomores, in the assembly of Stevensville High School. Our number had diminished considerably. Alice Leonard had left us for the sunny shores of Florida. Alas! Tom Oles never came back. Claire Quardokus, page sixEvelyn Schneider, and Arnold Getz decided that St. Joseph should fall heir to their presence and Irene Rochau simply left us. We immediately elected our officers, who were: President, Maxine Bujack; Vice President, Katherine Krajacic; and Secretary and Treasurer, Evelyn Totzke. Falling into the routine of studying, learning, and thinking, ihe year rapidly came to a close. Except for initiating the new Freshmen (a fate we too had suffered), though fortunately the upperclassmen had been lenient) the year passed hy une- ventfully. Ah! the third year came and we were proud Juniors. Clarence Uher came to swell our ranks to eleven. We honored Edgar Lockwitz with the presidency; Frank Cupp became vice president, and Katherine Krajacic held the purse strings. Again we initiated another group of Freshmen and then buckled down to work. We did work, for we had an incentive. This was the year when the annual Junior play was presented. So we went into a huddle and came out with “Oh! Aunt Je- tusha,” co-starring Katherine Krajacic and Arnold Schulz. The play was a huge success and we finished the year feeling quite proud of ourselves. We picnicked at Indian Lake. Our last year finally arrived on the wings of time and we stood, eleven Seniors. With the new year came a change in our faculty. Miss Thursby came to teach English and to advise the staff of the school paper and annual. Mr. Barkmeier taught U. S. History and the commercial subjects. Early in November we presented “The Blue Bag” and made the usual Senior silk quilt. And so the days rolled by. Full of study, fun, and work. And at last the culmination of the ambition of every Senior—commencement. pnfir ftcrrnSeniors 19 4 0Arnold Otto Somucl Schulz "Doc" Vice President 4: Basketball 1: C.!cc Chib 2. 3. 4: Start 4; Class Plays 3. 4; Track 3, 4; Soft- Hall 3. 4. Not Many in stock Like this any called "Doc." Harold Rhineholdt Markwald "Skeezix" Secretary and Treasurer 4; Bas- ketball 2. 3. 4; Glee Club 3. 4; Operetta 4; Class Plays 3. 4; Softball 3. 4; Start 4. He's very dark, but loves a lark. Class Colors Lavender and Pink Clorence Uher "Cloncy" President 4: Class Plays Glee Club 3. 4; Softball 3: Team Manager 3; Operetta Staff 3. 4■ 1 3- -t:’t 3. 4; He's no piker, but h .. a huch-hikert Evelyn Irene Totzke "Tots" Basketball t. 2. 3. 4; Glee Club 1. 2: Secretary anti Treasurer 2; Class Plays 3. 4; Softball 1. 2. V. Start 2. 3, 4; Operetta t. 2. She pulled the trigger and cap- lured Krieger. Fronk Donaldson Cupp "Fronkie" Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Vice Presi- dent 3; President 1: Class Plays 3, 4: Glee Club 3. 4: Soft ha 11 3: Track 3, 4; Start 1. 2. 3. 4: President, Athletic Assn. 4. Hi's only need is the Swede. Caroline Anne Bodjack "Care" Class Plays 3. 4: Cheer Leader 2. 4; Basketball I. 2. 3. 4; Soft- ball I. 2. 3; Staff 4. She's short and sweet and very neat. Joseph James Krejci "Joe" Salutntnrian; Class Plav 3. 4; Staff 4. Whittles boats and raises goats. Katherine Frances Krajacic "Kay" Valedictorian: Glee Club 1. 4: Nice President 2: Secretary anti Treasurer 1. 3: Operetta 1. 4: Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4; Class Plays 3. 4: Start 2. 3, 4; Softball 2. 3. 4- She's harpy jnd gay. Her goal—Broadway. Maxine Mac Bujock "Micky" Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4; President 2; Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4: Cheer Leader 1; Slat! i. 2. 3, 4: Softball 1. 2. 3; Class Pay 3. 4- Her voice is so mellow She's the queen of all let lows. Class Motto Excelsior 9 4 0 Jack Edward Dehring "Jackie" Class Pla s 3. 4: Start 1. 4; Vice President 1: Like Stepin Fctchit when a boy and a flat foot floogie, with the floy floy. Edgar Leo Lockwitz "Lucky" Class Plays 3. 4: President 3; Basketball t. 2. 3. 4: Staff t. 2, 3. 4; Softball 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1. 2; Te..m Manager 4. His curly hair has quite a flare. Class Flower American Beauty Rose SeniorsTop Row: Gerald I lusts. Grover Mielke, Chester Mischke. Albino DaDan Middle Row: Ruth Rothermel. Mrs. Myers (adviser). Arthur Raab. Gordon Ott. Adeline Friesl. Norma Siewcrt Bottom Row: Margaret Lockwitz. Marie Davis. Joseph Bod jack. Jordon Jung. Elaine Fuzak. Helen Rothermel JUNIORS The Junior Class this year is made up of fifteen members: seven girls and eight boys. The class lost one member this year but gained two new members by the promotion of Adeline Friesl and Norma Siewert who are making it in three years. They have an old classmate back in the fold—Albino DaDan has returned to Alma Mater. The class activities have been greatly divided this year as each mem- ber has gone his or her own way in search of the knowledge and social activities to round out his or her life. There has been one activity, however, which has been enjoyed by all the members of the class—their dramatic production of “Dottv and Daffy” under the direction of Miss Thursby. Our Class President is the well-known and efficient holdover from last year. Joe Bodjack. His cabinet members are as follows: Vice President, J. Jung; Secretary, Marie Davis; and our Treasurer, Elaine Fuzak. page tenSOPHOMORES TliE Sophomore ('lass has twenty-three members. Its President is Dick Fritz; Vice President, Helmut Pioske; and Secretary and Treasurer, Ralph Kolberg. The class is active in sports and music. When we are seniors we hope to have a great basketball team. A number from the class belong to the Glee Clubs, Band and Orchestra, and some of the students had leading roles in the Operetta. We helped in giving school parties. One of these parties was a welcome to the Freshmen. When we started to High Sch x l as Freshmen, we had thirty-one in our class, but in our second year some had left school or had moved away. Nevertheless, well keep right on going for we're sure to be successful if we try by perseverance and honest endeavor. A congenial, lively group are the Sophomores; and they will succeed. Top Row: Walter Huebner, Frank Krajacic. William Poach, Ernest Siewert, Arthur Lockwiiz. Helmut Pioske. Austin Cupp. Amcl Ott Middle Row: Maxwell Elsasser. L.eon Mielke. Luella Giesler. Dorothy Fiedler. Miss Thursby (adviser). Dorothy Schoenfelder. Mary Dehring, Richard Fritz Ralph Kolberg Bottom Row: Evelyn DeMorrow, Genevieve Jonatzke, Joyce Kolberg. Margaret Balia. Frances Wick- wire. Eleanor Kutz page dermIn the fall of 1939, twenty-seven wide-eyed Freshmen entered Stevcnsville High School, some of them for the first time. The boys were greatly outnumbered by the girls—seventeen to ten. One boy dropped out leaving only nine. The first class meeting was held about two weeks after school started. 'I he class Top Row: Donald Rothermcl. Ralph Siewert. Raymond Wutzke, Ervin Markwald. Marshall Ott. Stanley Ceipel. Walter Neal. Robert Kuball Middle Row: Mr. Burkmcier (adviser). Virvinia Totzkc. Mary Kitchen. Barbura Misich. Anita Doroh. Gertrude Spitzer. Shirley Ott Bottom Row: Caro'ine Kolberg. Vervaine Kolberg. Viola Mischke, Dora Machan. Doris Machan. Aza lene Hodder. Virginia DeFord. Margaret Loshbough FRESHMEN officers elected were as follows: President, Shirley Ott; Vice President, Vervaine Kolberg; Secretary, Ralph Siewert; Treasurer, Stanley Geipel. It was decided to pay fifty cents a year for class dues. Our first party was our initiation. What a party! Everyone had to do something special. 1 he Freshmen chose subjects having to do with different vocations. The Biology class is made up of all Freshmen. Most of the girls took sewing. The Freshmen Class l(K)ks forward to being one of the best classes ever to graduate. fHiffr twelveGirls’ 4-H Boy Scouts Boys’ 4-H page thirteenTHK Junior High Room practiced self-government with the organization of a student council. This council was composed of three students from the eighth grade, two from the seventh, one from the sixth, and Mr. Eccles. Each had one vote in forming rules and regulations for the room. The seventh and eighth Current Events class which met once a week, settled troubles of the world, at least in their own minds. The noon hours this year were spent in the gym with the organization of an intramural league, in which four girl teams and six boy teams took part. The third, fourth and fifth grades compose the Intermediate Room. Here the children get their introduction to the study of geography and history. In order to create an interest in history, exciting stories are read to the children with numerous pictures of each phase of it. The four fundamentals of arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division are learned in these grades, and the children have their first experience with fractions. The subject of major importance in the Primary Room is reading. In connection with language, units are developed to impress, more deeply, certain characteristics of the various peoples in the minds of the pupils. Parents may wonder why the ABC’s aren’t taught as soon as the child enters school. The new reading method of associating word with pictures and the study of phonics, postpones the necessity of knowing the alphabet until the child is ready to spell. page fourteenJunior High Intermediate Primary pa je fifteenBoys and girls constitute the (dee Cluh under the direction of Mrs. Clara Myers. They have accomplished a great deal in chorus work. During the year they furnish music for a wide variety of programs. In conjunction with the Band and Orchestra they sponsored the Christmas Program. The Band and Orchestra is under the leadership of Mr. Null. The main event of the year was the “Cotton Club” minstrel show. The Band contributed a series of concerts which took place during the summer. The Township Board bought the Band colorful uniforms to wear for their concerts. The Orchestra is also at the school's disposal and they play at any time they are called on. Both Band and Orchestra are participating in the County Festival that is to be given in May. Under the direction of Mrs. Myers, the music supervisor, the annual operetta was presented. The operetta was a beautiful gypsy story—the scene was Carnival time in Vienna, the time of the year when Lady Vivian (Kay K.) returns to Vienna in search of her daughter lost since infancy. Chief Kinske (G. Hass) invented a plan to deceive Lady Vivian in finding a daughter for her—a waitress—Louisa (Adeline Friesl). Louisa humorously blundered the plot—and Ilona (Frances W.) supposedly the daughter of the gypsy Jigo (A. Cupp) proved herself Lady Vivian’s long lost daughter by the accidental presence of a locket. Other major parts were played by Joe Bodjack, William Posch, Maxine Bujack, Jordon Jung, Helmut Pioske, Leon Mielke, and a chorus of girls and boys. page sixteenBand and Orchestra Boys’ and Girls’ Glee Clubs Operetta In Old Vienna” paye serenteenThe Blue Bag and the Hillbilly Courtship A. hotel, in the center of nowhere, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Macklyn, (Arnold Schulz and Kay Krajacic), is the setting for the mystery of “The Blue Bag.” First to arrive at the hotel in search of a blue bag are Anton (lack Dehring) and his chauffeur (Edgar Lockwitz), who falls in love with the Macklyns’ maid, Chatta- nooga (Caroline Bodjack). They are followed by a young couple of elopers, Allan (Clarence Uher) and Enid (Evelyn Totzke); Letty Long an actress (Maxine Bu- jack). under an assumed name; Jim and Molly Keefer (Frank Cupp and Joe Krejci), a pair of thugs. All of the ladies are carrying blue bags and when Bill Har- rington, detective (Harold Markwald), arrives in search of a blue bag containing jewels, he has a fine time finding them. He finally finds them and the story ends happily with Jim and Molly under arrest and Bill Harrington in love with Letty Long; Allan and Enid, and George and Chattanooga married; and Mr. and Mrs. Macklyn after many “scraps" finally reconcile on their silver wedding anniversary. A week later the faculty presented “The Hillybilly Courtship,” a play of the Ozark Mountains, for the raising of funds to purchase new stage scenery. This hilarious comedy was presented to a capacity crowd of four hundred on November the 29th. The story concerned a feud in the Ozarks. The play offered opportunity for character work and this was done very well. The cast ranged in types of personalities as follows: Ma Peppin, a feudin’ hillbilly mother—Mrs. Myers; Emmy Peppin, her daughter and the flower of the hills—Mrs. Smith; Pappy Stilsby, the old-type feudin', up and at ’em hillbilly—Mr. Shearer; the radio hillbillies—Mrs. Shearer and Miss page eighteenThursby; the mountain nitwit—Mr. Smith; the Jewish manager of the radio sing- ers—Mr. Null; a temperamental Italian in search of a wife—Mr. Barkmeier; an Irish colleen in search of a husband—Miss Sabjan; Luke, the son of Pappy and in love with Emmy—Mr. Eccles; and the Reverend who does the marrying—Mr. St rouse, even Pappy and Ma Peppin, who “bury the hatchet.” page vincte™N the fall, with the opening of school, the organization ol the newspaper staff takes place. This year Evelyn Tot .ke and Katherine Krajacu were chosen Co l.dit- ors because of their previous experience in newspaper work. 'The staff was some- what lacking in experience but they made up for this deficiency with enthusiasm and as the year progressed, they gained in experience. Standing: Outer. Mint» Thursby. Adviser, Cupp, Lockwitz. Cupp. DeMorrow. Uher. Kutz., Ott. KolberK. OH. Rothermel, Mnrkwnld. Oehrin«. Dehrin«. Siewert. Krejci. Schulz, DaDan. Raab, Mr. Barkmeier, Adviser Sentrd: Hujnck, Krnjnclc, Totzke, Wickwire. Fries!, Bodjack. Hass Karly in November, the National Scholastic Press Association Convention was held in Chicago, at the Stevens Hotel. The Co-Editors, chaperoned by Miss Thursby, attended this worth-while meeting all the three days. They received many helpful ideas and suggestions which they began to put to work upon returning home. As a result, we saw a different type front page and headline, new feature columns, and more illustrations in the advertisements. All of these added variety and interest. Closely akin to our newspaper work is our work on the Annual. I'his Annual is a tremendous project for a school of our size, but we have attempted to come pin r twentythrough with Hying colors. However, with each year comes the problem of deciding just who is to do the printing, engraving, and such as that. We gave our contracts to Jahn Ollier Company, Qillege Print Shop, and Mr. Frank. The making of an annual is not an easy, but rather a difficult task, which takes time and work by the staff members. One of the first steps after the pictures have returned from the photographer is to cut them to a certain specified size. This is sometimes difficult and it ends in a debate as to whether to cut off all the excess from the feet or from the top. 1 he catastrophe of the year happened when we snipped off the heads of the Juniors and had to send for a new picture of them. The next step is the mounting of the pictures. The space is then marked off on white paper. Rubber cement (an adhesive material especially suited for this work) is then applied over the entire surface and the picture is placed in the proper place. All excess rubber cement which might cling to the edges is easily rubbed off. The only disadvantage of working with this material is the penetrating odor which is disagreeable. After the pictures have been mounted and sent off to the engravers, we set about writing the stories. Here the work is more evenly divided and each has his assigned story to write. The major task then falls upon the shoulders of the Co-Edit- ors when the typing is done. So many words to a line, so many spaces for this, and so on are the thoughts running through their minds. When this is done, our work is done. We hate to see our journalistic year come to a close, hut it has been a worth-while one. We are looking forward eagerly to a new year. page tircnty-oiicSeated: A. Cupp. A. Raab. F. Cupp. E. Lockwitz. J. Bodjack, L. Mielke Standing: C. Uher. H. Markwald. J. Jung. G. Ott. G. Mielke. Mr. Snearer. Coach On November 1. 1939, a group of green gangling youths reported to Coach Shearer for the first workout of the 1939-40 basketball season. With only two having varsity experience and one of them becoming ineligible after Christmas and con- fronted with a tough 17-game schedule, the outlook was anything but bright. However, after a month of practice a functioning five emerged from the nebular mass. This group gave a creditable account of themselves up to the last game before Christmas, winning two and losing three by close margins. Then came the debacle. Due for his last appearance, Edgar Lockwitz injured his ankle before the Baroda game and was unable to play. Joe Bodjack suffered a like injury, and deprived of two stellar defensive men, Baroda took us for the first time in years and years. Late in the season, with a record of only three wins in twelve games, the in- experienced Cardinals came to life and won four out of the five games remaining pufie twenty-twoon our schedule, the one loss being an overtime game with Berrien Springs, Class C District Champion. Winning only seven of our seventeen games, we nevertheless had the unusual satisfaction of having outscored our opponents 433-421. Carrying on the inspired play, the Cardinals won the District Championship with successive victories over Eau Claire and St. John’s Catholic at Dowagiac. Our surprising victory string was broken by a smooth functioning, smart and fast Burr Oak team in the semi-finals of the Regional Tournament at St. Joseph. With only two losses to the present squad by graduation, prospects look bright for 1940-41. The S c h e d u 1 e December 1 S.H.S. 31 Edwardsburg 22 December 5 S.H.S. 32 Bridgman 36 December 8 S.H.S. 22 Cassopolis 16 December 15 S.H.S. 25 St. Johns 27 December 19 S.H.S. 26 Berrien Springs 31 December 22 S.H.S. 16 Baroda 27 January 5 S.H.S. 28 St. Joe Catholic 35 January 10 S.H.S. 22 New Troy 23 January 16 S.H.S. 21 Eau Claire 24 January 19 S.H.S. 34 Galien 21 January 23 S.H.S. 26 Bridgman 45 January 26 S.H.S. 26 St. Johns 28 February 2 S.H.S. 32 Galien 9 February 9 S.H.S. 25 Baroda 15 February 13 S.H.S. 21 Berrien Springs 24 (ot) February 16 S.H.S. 25 New Troy 21 February 22 S.H.S. 21 St. Joe Catholic 17 DISTRICT March 1 S.H.S. 26 Eau Claire 23 March 2 S.H.S. 42 St. Johns 29 REGIONAL March 8 S.H.S. 27 Burr Oak 31 page twenty-three1HK Acos of 19 9-40 had a good season in which some g x d future Cardinal material was seen. The boys played good basketball and should make good high school teams. During the season's play the team broke even in scheduled play with 4 wins and 4 losses. The wins were over Fairplain, Baroda, St. Joseph, and combined rural teams. I josses wore to Berrien tw ice, St. Johns, and Fairplain. The bovs had no luck on shots in the tournament and were eliminated by St. Johns. But the team played their best game in the tournament. The Punks showed good promise of a team of real Aces next year. I hey played their best game n the tournament when they were beaten in the closing minutes of h a much larger and stronger Lafayette team. Here's :.?ck the freshmen team and Aces of 1940-41. Bill Ot: was the only player on the Aces team that was not an eighth grader. S the rog,:i. team w ill graduate, the Punks and new' students will have to carry on next vear. The coach is hopeful and states that they look pretty good. $ t d: Johnson. R komow M Hu« bner. B On. B KUckh, E. Bod jack Standing f JvnR. Davi?» C. JorRcnnnn. J kronos». R Spit?« r. J Lodwitl Mr. EccIm, Coach fMfre tircnttr-ffHtrSince we girls played basketball mostly for the enjoyment of it, we didn’t make much of a sensation. Nevertheless, we showed good competition to our opposing teams. But next year, with more practice—something we didn't have—the team will really shine. Caroline B. and Maxine B. forwards; Evelyn Totzke and Kay Krajacic—guards, will be missed in 1940-41 as they will graduate this year. Seated: Evelyn Totzke. Caroline Bodjack, Norma Siewert, Maxine Bujack. Kay Krajacic Standing: Dora Machan. Frances Wickwire. Mrs. Smith. Coach. Viola Mischke, Doris Machan At the close of the season, we girls were given a chop sucy dinner by our coach, Mrs. Smith. We held practice once a week. The grade girls played with us and then we or- ganized teams and held regular games. We even played games with the Alumni and usually won. We girls were sorry to see the close of the basketball season as we all had had so much fun. pmjv twenty-fiveSO IN CONCLUSION ... we bring our narrative to a close. It is with a great deal 1 regret that we do this. As we look back over these pages we are reminded of the fun—as well as the work —we had in putting them together. Too, we are reminded, rather poignantly, by these pages depicting the story of the year’s achievement, that this little book repre- sents, perhaps, our last cooperative effort in a journalistic and h;stor cal venture. 1 hat makes us sad, for we truly have enjoyed the serious exchange of ideas as well as the banter and sparkling repartee of those who have combined to produce this annual. True, we have had our points and periods of disappointment and d’sagreement, but, as this publication must indicate, those individual differences have been amicably ironed out and the book is the better and the experience the richer because of those necessary compromises. Outside of the staff there have been many people who have devoted much of their time to helping us, and to those loyal people and to our subscribers and adver- tisers and all others who helped make our venture successful, we want to express our warmest appreciation. We who have had to do with the production recognize the imperfection of this volume, but sincerely hope that its reading will be as enjoyable to you as its making has been to us. In this book we have written about the year at high school, illustrated with pic- tures and snapshots. The Seniors have told us about their four years at S.H.S. Activ- ptigr ticentjf-sixities have been discussed, plays have been reviewed, teams have been pictured, Band and Orchestra, the tamed faculty play, and so on right through the book. It has been fun and regrets are felt, but all things end and we students will always remem- ber—Life is simply a matter of concentration; you are what you set out to be. The things you read are the things you become tomorrow. You are a composite of the things you say, the books you read, the thoughts you think, the company you keep, and the things you desire to become. page twenty-serenINTRODUCING OUR ADVERTISERS Every effort has been made to make the advertising section of this book just as attractive as any other part of the book. Each advertiser has been selected because the Staff believes he has a message that will interest and profit you. IN THIS ROOK PHOTOGRAPHY BY—Paul Frank, school photographs. Sister Lakes Michigan. Phone Dowagiac 6023 ENGRAVING BY—John and Ollier Engraving Co., Chicago, Illinois. PRINTING BY—College Press, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Phone 87-M. BRIDGMAN THEATRE Stevensville Folks Hare Been Mighty Nice to Us and We Appreciate It Where You Can Hear Every Word" ec3=S=£«M«t=l»J GowyuituicUia+tk Setu iA, FILM YOUR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE DAYS WITH A KODAK—CANDID OR MOVIE CAMERA FROM OUR PHOTOGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT I I I Photo Equipment by EASTMAN BELL HOWELL ARGUS REVERE GILLESPIE'S DRUG STORE St. Joseph, Michigan 220 State Street jj Tills HOME oi HART SCHAFFNER MARX SUITS Arrow Shirts Portis Hats jj U FKTKK CLOTMXIi COMPANY ! a STYLE QUALITY DEPENDABILITY BRADLEY SWEATERS ALLEN-A SWIM TRUNKS » 217 State St.. St. Joseph 'I CONSUMERS COAL CO. Meeting the Fuel Requirements of Stevensville and Vicinity Yords: Central Docks Phone Har. 51141 page t wenty-mn cST. JOSEPH FRUIT ASSOCIATION STEVENSVILLE Everything the former needs St. Joseph 4753-F2 Bridgman 50-F23 In Appreciation of the Services of DR. JOHN A. SCHRAM 505 Pleasant, St. Joseph, Mich. "Friend of the Student" Stevensville H. S. Athletic Association AUTO - OWNERS Insurance Company Roy H. Liskey, Agency, 516 Broad St., St. Joseph, Mich. Auto. Fire, Windstorm, Casualty, Bonds, Life, Health, and Accident page thirty-one Congratulations Class of ’40 THE OFFICE EQUIPMENT CO. All makes typewriters bought, sold, rented, and repaired CORONA. UNDERWOOD, and PORTABLES 204 Pipestone Street Benton Harbor Phone 8951 imiKS «V IIIMHItICWI» Make This Your Store Si. Mioliigiiii SPEAR STORE General Merchandise, Groceries and Meats, Feed, Coal, Shell Gas ZENITH RADIOS CORDUROY TIRES Derby, Michigan — Phone 4754-F4 w; page thirty-threeBARODA HARDWARE CO.—"Your Farm and Home Supply Store"—John Deere Tractors and Bean Sprayers. Phone 12F3 Bridgman. CLAREBEL'S BEAUTY SHOP—StevensvUle. Phone 4706-F11— Featuring Modern Beauty Treatments. J. A. CORRIGAN STORE—Stevensville. Phone 4724-F2—General Merchandise. School Supplies. FRANK P. CUPP—Lumber and building materials ol all kinds. Phone 4748-F3. St. Joseph. Michigan. 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