Class of 1925
Transcribed by LeeAnne Thompson
Dick Robbins - President of M.H.S. ‘25
Mable J. Jones - Vice President of Senior Class
Doris E. Whinrey - Secretary of Senior Class
Earl Martin - Treasurer of Senior Class
Miss Wilson - Senior Class Sponsor
Mr. Swan - Senior Class Sponsor
Martha Vinton - Chairman of Social Committee
Willard Arnold - “Football - Track Yea Kokomo.”
Betty Arnold - “English Club Betty’s Feature Editor.”
Margaret Allan - “A Little Tow-Headed Dickens.”
Howard Albersmeier - It’s A Helluvva Note To Be Called, Good Looking.”
Leslie Arnold - “Who Hustles While He Waits.”
Horace Allison - “He Really Is “Happy””
Crystal Ammon - “Crystal Is A Model Pupil - Usually.”
Hal Aspy - “We Never Knew He Was Here, Oh! No!”
Grace Atwood - “For Late Comers - The Bones.”
Amos Otstot - “Class Musician, We All Like Amos.”
Bernice Bales - “Little And Cute, Smart To Boot.”
Opal Bailey - “Rooty Toot Toot What I Know Bout U.”
Ernest Bales - “The Early Bird Gets There Just The Same.”
Olive Beck “Gayety Rules The Day.”
Virginia Barrett - “There Is No Car Like A Chevy. Ad.”
Robert Bartlet - “While We’re Alive Let’s Live.”
Gladys Bisel - “Learning, By Study Must Be Barned.”
Pauline Benbow - Truly Is Poesy A Gift of Gods.”
Vera Bilby - “Eloquence From Her Finger Tips Doth Flow.”
Harold Boyer - “President of Dramatic Club, Which Meaneth Something.”
Paul Bowden - “So Serious! Oh! So Serious!”
Dane Boyle - “No So Slow But Might Sure.”
Dale Boyle - “Why Talk, Deeds Speak For Themselves.”
Paul Boyer - Talk A Great Deal - Err Not A Little.”
Aleck Bracken - “A Man After His Own Heart.”
William Brown - “I Profess To Be No Less Than I May Seem.”
Elizabeth Brooker - “Peppiest Girl And An Ideal One At That ~.”
Mildred Brunton - “Why So Intrested In Last Year’s Class?”
Garland Buckley - The Apology To Briggs, And - Jigs.”
Owen Calvert - “The Ones His Freckles Don’t Get, His Cornet Does.”
Lois Bullock - “There Is Only One Proof Of Ability - Action.”
Don Burton - “Ye Olde Sparke Juggler.”
Maybelle Castor - A Plate Of Current Fashion.”
Hazel Casper - “Eyes Of Blue And Golden Hair.”
Edith Cecil - “Continual Cheerfulness Is A Good Policy.”
Arthur Cheesman - “The Dramatic Club Villian.”
Nina Clark - “Cheerfulness And Good Will Make Labor Light.”
Sylvia Cole - “It is Not Good That A Shiek Should Be Alone.”
Garvice Clark - “Don’t Think He Is Big Headed Because He Knows A Lot.”
Ruth Clemens - “She Wanted To Look Natural So She Smiled.”
Virginia Coate - “What Is A Man Anyway?”
Esther Cole - “Does E. M. Sound Better Than E. C.?”
Mildred Cole - “She’s Like Our Barometer - Always The Same.”
Elizabeth Clark - “Dramatic, Science Friendship Clubs Sociology Shark.”
Clifford Conn - “Virtue Is Like A Rich Stone - Best Set Plainly.”
Hallie Connor - “Hallie Is Our Living Question Mark - - .”
Bertha Costin - “She’s Found The One Man In A Thousand.”
Martha Covalt - “My Fair Heir His Heart Enchained.”
Alma Cox - “Not Much Talk, A Great, Sweet, Silence.”
Edna Cox - “Nellie And Charline’s Better Third.”
Elizabeth Dale - “She Wields A Mighty Pen.”
Edna Davis - “A Good Natured Person Is Never Out of Place.”
Irvin Diffenderfer - “My Appetite Never Fails Me.”
Margaret Dawson - “Yes, I’ll Be Brief This Time.”
Clifton Denny - “Cliff Is So Bashful That Every Time He Laughs, His Voice Blushes.”
Margaret Denny - “Cicero Would Never Have Had a Chance Against Me.”
Pauline Dewitt - “What Cares She Has Are Not Reflected in Her Face.”
Kathryn Dragoo - “Kate’s Heart Is Like The Moon, There Is Always A Man In It.”
Lillian Dewitt - “Page The Fellow With The Lexington Sedan.”
Ruby Drumm - “She’s A Drum That Can’t Be Beat.”
Burl Durman - “The Boy With The Curly Hair.”
Lois Early - “We Wonder, Will She Ever Get Her Phil.”
Harold East - “Boy! Wimmin Are Nothing in My Young Life.”
Edward Elkenberg - “Football ‘24, ‘25. Ed’s Strong For Purple and White. (‘N Brown).”
Robert Elliott - “Am I A Chemistry Shark? Oh Yes!”
Inez Evan - “She is, Herself, Of Sweet Things A Collection.”
Ernest Evans - “He Thrummeth Marvelously On The Persian Lute.”
George Ellis - “Don’t Think George Is A Shiek Because He Grew Up With a Camel.”
Emmel Fink - “A Ford Coupe Is All It Takes.”
Loraine Everist - ""Glasses And Lasses Are Both Brittle Wares."
Nina Fields - “She’s Pretty To Walk With, And Pleasant To Talk With.”
Viola Favors - “Her Mind - Her Kingdom.”
Hester Findlay - “A Bright And Shining Senior.”
Jeweldeen Flesher - “Quite Quiet, Somewhat Shy.”
Beulah Frees - “The Sweetest Garlands To The Sweetest Girls.”
Violet Freeman - “Some Think The World Is Made For Fun And Frolic And So Do I.”
Moulton Fulmer - “A Second Thornburg.”
Robert Galliher - “If All The World Were Just Like Me, What Kind Of A World Would This Be?”
Helen Gant - “Ain’t It Grand And Glorious To Be Able To Make Pictures.”
Ruth Garceau - “Shortridge Must Be A Pretty Nice School.”
Ralph Geisler - “If He Weren’t So Noisy We Wouldn’t Know He Was Here.”
Martha Garner - “Senior Beauty A Close Student Of Parisian Modes.”
Harriet Gault - “Oh These Blue Eyed Men!”
Mary Garrett - “She Doesn’t Have Any Trouble Keeping Up The Family Rep.”
Charline Gilbert - “She Can Talk. My How She Can Talk.”
Florence Golliver - "In Faith Maiden You Have A Merry Heart."
Gayle Green - "Life Is Short And So Is Gayle."
Vinton Gough - "A Good Guy, All Around."
Margaret Green - "Straight A's In Chemistry Mean Something."
Nellie Grimm - "Never Idle Or Lonesome A Minute."
Walter Grieswell - "Beuing Good Is An Awful Lonesome Job."
Orville Grow - "President of Pep Club. Yea Bearcats."
Eugene Gwaltney - "Mathematical Shark Electrical Wizard."
Martha Harrington - "Oh Pshaw!! No. Shaw."
Yon Harrell - "Faint Heart Never Won Lady Fair."
Thelma Harmon - "I Thought And Thought And Called Hey Winsome."
Randle Hawkins - To Flunk Is Human, To Pass, Divine."
Philip Hartley - "Most Popular Fellow Lois Early or Late."
Herbert Hawk - "I'd Walk A Mile For A Campbell."
Fred Hastings - "Peppiest Fellow. (That's No Lie)."
Kenneth Hayden - "That Star Surely Get's 'Em."
Jack Helker - "All He Needs Is The Moustache."
Ralph Henderson - "I Love Everyone That Loves Me."
Monzelle Hines - "Away Varlet. Bring Thither My Jester."
James Hogan - "The Living Ad For Stacomb."
Settle Houk - "He Works While You Sleep."
Joseph Houser - "One Of The "Students." Uh Huh."
Mary Hummel - "True Blue."
Gladys Hurry - "Atta girl Gladys. Life is All Too Short."
Thelma Ivins - "The Best Things Come In Little Packages."
Florence Jackson - "A Bright Example For Any Class."
Paul Jackson - "The Latest Edition of Steinmetz."
Viva Jackson - "Zealous And Modest. Some Combination."
Martha Jaffe - "Coming From Abroad Our Newcomer Has
Quickly Become One Of Us."
Virginia James - "Speak For Yourself, John."
Esther Jefferson - "A Violet By A Mossy Stone - Half Hidden."
Byron Jester - "Cupid's Really Got Him Down."
Arthur Johnson - "Youth Comes But ONce In A Lifetime So Why Not Enjoy It?"
Margaret Johnston - "Quite Quiet And Demure. A Maid In Truth."
Norbert Jolliffe - Who Did Make His Little Debut On The Stage."
William Jones - "Someone Once Let Bill Look at a Dime And He is Still Happy."
Fred Joy - "All That His Name Implies."
Mary Joyce - "Carefree yet Serious, Sweet and Attractive."
Belva Kattness - "Arrested for Speeding - On The Typewriter."
Juanita Kennedy - "She Doesn't Talk By Union Hours."
Marshal Kern - ""Chink" is one of the "Boys."
Maud Kibler - "Maud Would Not Live Without The Love of Her Friends."
Pauline Kelly - "She Can Surely Rag A Typewriter!"
Edward Kirk - "Don't Think That Ed is Dumb Because He Makes Signs."
Adele Laduron - "Girl Athlete. Our Star Bearkitten."
Charles King - "Beethoven? Naw! Charley."
Thelma King - "A King is Always A Good Card."
Catherine Laughlin - "The Marquise of The Watteau Picture."
Lelah Leach - "So quiet and so sweet a style."
Alice Leaky - "Her Ways Are Pleasant, And All Her Marks Are A's."
Ione Lewellen - "Music Is Truly The Speech of Lovers."
Janice Lewellen - "So Happy, So Kind, And So Loved."
William Lewis - "Jolly And Clever, Athletic And Carefree."
Frances Lindsay - "Give me Pep, or Give me Death."
Mary Alice Lillie - "Eyes of Blue. Accompanied By A Smile."
Thelma Lloyd - "Yea - Raw - Chase."
Ethel Lynch - "Me And The Boy Friend."
Fred Lockwood - "Yell Leader For Ol' M.H.S."
Edith Ludington - "Just So He's A Bearcat."
Martha Manifold - "Dependability is Truly Admirable."
Gird Maggs - "Honor Thy Teachers That Thy Visits To The Office May Be Few."
Dorothy Morris - "Bright Eyes."
Irene Maldegan - "She Was Made For Happy Thoughts."
Kathryn Martin - "She Has A Reserved Seat For The Ninth Period IN 221 - ."
Sarah E. Martin - " She Smiled And The World Was Gay."
Lois Masters - "Oh, These Fraternity Rings."
Harry Maxon - "He Thinks You Think He's Thinking."
Lois Miller - "She's Hot On Keys Of Any Kind."
Harold Melvin - "Another Young Cole Man."
Lola Mock - "Everything Undertaken Is Well Done."
Lulu Mohr - "Who Succeeds In Pleasing Everyone."
Jeanette Morgan - "Why The Midget Sweater?"
Jesse Morgan - "Basketball '24 '25. Football '24 '25. Senior Shiek."
Mildred Moppin - "Sweet Enough To Eat. (Maybe She Does)."
John Morgan - "He Thinks Twice Before He Speaks."
Mariam Moore - "Nominally And Literally The Most Popular Girl."
Mary Alice Moore - "Curly Hair And _______________."
Dorthy Morris - "How About OUr Lillian Gish Bob?"
Virginia Morrison - "She Chuggeth Divinely In Her Fliv."
Harold Myers - "Class Prophet. A Real Worker."
Bob McCahan - "The Say That Study Claimed Him, But Me thinks They Lie."
Clarence McConnell - "Nature Gifted Him With A Real Mind."
Gerald McConnell - "Little To Say, But You Know What That Means."
Carleton McCray - "The Representative Of The Gas-House Deestrict."
Elsia McGuire - "Quiet But Never Idle."
Margaret McCreery - "On With The Dance."
Margaret McFatridge - "Senior Class Shark She Delights In Mental Exercise."
Katherine McLearie - "A Girl Who's A Pleasure To Have Around."
Mildred McIntosh - "It's The Little Things That Tell."
Martha McKinley - "Girls Will Be Boys. That's All Right."
Freda McGunegil - "To Dance All Night And Dress All Day."
George Newbold - "President of Science Club. Don't Think He's Lazy."
Bob McMillan - "There is No Royal Road To Trig."
Isaac Nichols - ""Penrod" Personified"
Geraldine Nichols - "How About The Bearcat's Of Bygone Years???"
Jane Nottingham - "Dates are my favorite fruit."
Don Nixon - "The King is Just a Man as I am."
Dorothy Nossett - "Always Fall Of Pep."
Richard Norgross - "Dick Came From The Sunny South. (We Spose That Evansville's Sunny)."
Glendon O'Dell - "Hobby? Oh, being Tardy."
Edward Olsen - "Ed Has Enough A's For The Whole East End."
Mary Oren - "A Charming Personality to Match Her Face."
Evan Owens - "He Kills Time, But Never Works it to Death."
Florence Paris - "A Smile You Don't Forget."
Imogene Paris - "So This is Paris! Tres chic, Nest-ce pas?"
Florence Pettijohn - "Musicians Are Ever Cheerful And Free From Care."
James Petro - "Ye Gods! How She Likes Me! Rubbish!"
Evelyn Phillips - "The Good Points of This Maid Quite Astound Us."
Roy Phillips - "His Funny Bone Never Fails Him."
Clara Poe - "A Permanent Wave and Natural Too."
Max Poland - "Kreisler's Understudy."
David Powell - "If You Want A Thing Well Done - Let Dave Do It."
Louise Powers - "Class Flapper And They Call Her Louisville Lou."
Frances Powers - "She's Half Of The Wonder Working Powers - ."
Stanley Post - "Track - Hi-Y Stan Handles The Dough."
Betty Ramey - "A Wilful Woman Must Have Her Way."
Clifford Quick - "He Likes Everyone But No One Knows It."
Ruth Price - "If God Can Love 'Em All - Surely I Can Love A Dozen."
Mora Prosser - "Hiking - English Club. A Lover of Courts - Tennis."
Elizabeth Rector - "Friendship, Virgil Club Oh! These Gypsy Rovers."
Eugene Reed - "Dont Work For grades - Make 'Em. Virgil Club."
Lois Reed - "Well Known In Everything - Well Liked By All."
Francis Rees - "He Has To Guard His Heart As Well As The Basket."
Harry Richardson - "Be Prepared He's A Good Scout."
Helen Ridgeway - "Not Too Serious - Not Too Gay - A Very Good Girl In Every Way."
Frieda Hamming - "She Just Got Here in Time To Leave."
Milo Roe - "Cease Your Funning Milo."
Harvey Ru Desill - "Our Boy Chemist From Detroit."
Lowell Roesner - "A Mind Not Much The Worse For Its Wear."
Paul Rossbacher - "What Is Work And What Have I To Do With It?"
Helen Rossbacher - "The Girl With The Million Dollar Smile."
Thelma Rutledge - "All Passes, Art Alone Endures Forever."
James Rutter - "A Blower Of No Little Note."
Mariam Russell - "Her Ways Are Ways Of Pleasantness."
Swain Russey - "Excuse My Dust Or Just Try And Pass Me."
Noruiel Satterfield - "He Thinks As Fast As He Talks - He Talks Fast."
Marjorie Seldomridge - "Another Girl Basketball Player."
Helen Ryan - "Why Does Helen Have So Many Dates? She's Calender Ed.."
Ross Selman - "Calm, Composed, And Somewhat Shy."
Roberta Seward - "For Tis The Mind That Makes The Body Rich."
David Scott - "A Smile For Every Boy, And Two For Every Girl."
E. Sharp - "Who combines humor with originality to show a personality all his own."
Florence Shaw - "Music, A's, And Her Hair Are The Things In Which She Shines."
Vernie Shores - "When He Says A Thing, You Just Know He's Right."
William Shields - "Basketball - Football - A Big - Bad - Bold Bearcat."
Wayne Shields - "This Bearcat Has A Great Reserve - He Likes The Ladies But Lacks The Nerve."
Dorothy Skinner - "As Sweet And Musical As Apollo's Lute."
Fred Smith - "He Tells A Bigger One Every Day."
Rema Smelser - "A Studious Likable Sort Of A Girl."
Thelma Snell - "Good Sense And Good Nature Travel Hand in Hand."
Vergil Snider - "Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit."
Edmund Spangler - "Wonder If He Ever Thinks Of Doubling For Wesley Barry?"
Carrol Spradling - "A Good Natured Person Is Never Out Of Place."
Isabel Snyder - "Nothing Great Is Ever Achieved Without Enthusiasm."
Helen Snodgrass - "I'm The Daughter Of My Father's House And My Brother Too."
Ruby Stanley - "Calmly - Serenely She Treads Her Life Away."
Oren Stark - "Track - 23 -24. The One You Thnink Is The Other One."
Owen Stark - "Track - 23-24. -Is The One The Other One Aint."
Doan Stephens - "Dramatic - Science - Love Is The Life Of Man."
Glen Stepleton - "Central High's Paderewski."
Ruby Stoneberger - "Lively, Liked and Laudable."
Gertrude Stiffler - "Her One Ambition Is To Be Tall and Slender."
Virginia Streeter - "Fair to Look Upon, And Better Yet To Know."
Elva Umbarger - "Giggles, Giggles, And Then Giggles Some MORRRRRE."
Fred Surber - "Munsonian - With The Deserts Of Poetry They Fed Him."
Claron Sumwalt - "Dramatic - What! Talking Again - or Yet? ? ?"
Margaret Thompson - "Always Ready To Smile Out Loud."
Margaret Thornhill - "If There Are More Like Her At Parker "Parker James"."
Otto Thompson - "A Four(teen) Year Man."
Robert Study - "Great Men Are Quiet Men - Bob Is Quiet."
Roberta Van Buskirk - "French - Virgil Clubs - Music Is The Poetry Of The Air."
Mary E. Van Camp - "A Little Nonsense Now And Then Is Relished By The Best of Men."
Helen Willis - "All Right, Let's Get Quiet Now."
Mildred Van Dell - "Her Only Labor Is To Kill Time."
Pauline Bibler - "We Hear That Pauline Has A Date Now And Then."
Marion Wammes - "He Was The Mildest Mannered Man That Ever Cut A Maiden's Throat."
Erwin Walsh - "Basketball - '23 '24 '25 - Football - '23 '24 '25 "That Red-headed Gal.""
Thelma Walters - "She'll Probably Piner Life Away After She Leaves M.H.S."
Iola Wagoner - "A Cemetery Is No Place To Go Alone At Night."
Mildred Whipple - "Our Dashing Dark Secret. Hiking - Pep and Friendship Clubs."
Stafford Wallingford - "All He Needs Is A Bucking Bronco."
William Warfel - "The Pest - and Politician."
Albert Weirbach - "Better Late Than Never But Better Never - Late."
Dorothy Wilson - "It's Quite A Trick To Go to College Before You Finish High School."
Mary Wilson - ""As Bright As A Two-bit Shine - English Virgil - Friendship Clubs."
Louise Whiteman - "Louie's Still Betting on The Hottentot. Virgil English - Friendship."
Ralph Whitinger - "Magician Staff - Munsonian Staff - English - Science - HI-Y."
Louise Willman - "She Plays Leading Lady For Muncie's "Valentino""
Lyla Wilson - "Fashion Plate Fashion Has Always Led By A Nose."
Dorothy Wolfe - "By Her Good Nature Ye Shalt Know Her."
Mildred Yingling - "Is It Our Treasurer's MONEY, That
Attracts Her ??????"