Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA)
- Class of 1949
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Text from Pages 1 - 34 of the 1949 volume:
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Published by Class of January, 1949
Edited by Journal St cl I AI I I mcoln High School. Dos Nloin I
CH Twiia Nicixfiurray ieaves her driving ability to Dave Ostrem. Lee Bird leaves
all his good times at Francies to Fred Oiiphant. Fred also inherits all of Bud
Knouf,s hang-overs. Leah Hiatt ieaves her headaches to the next Rail editor and
Frances Haiheison leaves the empty money bags and financial prohiems to who-
ever gets them. Barbara Bergstrom leaves her gum chewing to Mr. Sanders. Boh
Armoroii and Ben Kisseii will give their curly hair to whoever will relieve them of
it. Betty Lou Green wiiis her majorette uniform to some girl who will take good
care of it and who will enjoy heing a majorette as much as she has.
CU F. D. Sprinkle will inherit Fred Thomas, way with women and Marilyn Myers,
saddle shoes. Marjorie Hampshire leaves all her good times to her sister, Donna,
while Betty Brockman leaves all the things she's never had to Gitta Shiehs and
Pat Bird. joAnn MacRae will get Margaret Reitty's ability to knit Argyle socks.
To Dave Ostrem goes the ability to hreate people,s pencils that Louie Campopiano
now possesses, and to Bot: Lucas goes the stupendous height of Nlary Anne
GJ The two so-called sisters?? of Dick Deimege go to whoever will taice them.
To Mr. Meffert, John Pieart leaves his ahiiity to run the hails, and Jack Sarasio
gives him his ahiiity to get tree musicmeions. Some unlucky soul may inherit
George Thurmangs daily drive to and from Berwick. Iowa. Bob Brooks is leaving
his legs to Frank Cataido white Mary Rump is leaving her shoulders to Sam
Caiigiuri. Lorraine Ahrahamson,s Get-together cigar will go to whoever wants it.
Mary Oieson,s curly hair and Joan Furnaiys fingernails go to Betty Howland.
Ralph Vviison is just heing stingy and keeping everything to himself.
CH Bob Carr is leaving his nose to johnson. Betty Rae Valtanclingham is leaving
her ctreams of Mr. Besiey to someone on the office staff. To Betty Allen goes the
piano playing ahility of Dorothy Groves white Carl Haaiand inherits the trumpet
playing of Bot: Abild. Gene Riley will inherit the good tootzs and modest person-
ality of john Newherg., A stool at Minnies is going to Lavonne Mcconkey and
joan Fenner from Lonore Ritter and Lila McDowell, respectively. To whoever
wants them goes Dean Trent's daily visits to the office, and Pat McPhee's ability
to gyp. jerry Hoffa wills his troubles with women to Don Draper white Francis
Riggle wills all his trouhles to Beverly Hitsman and Budd Glew. To the next
homecoming queen goes the majestic joys of Mary Van Ginhel.
CU Lucky Bud Hinse gets all of the hours Vviihur Bruce has spent with Mr. Besiey.
Marilyn Hemming divides the crack in her head to Mary Lou Chambers and Ann
Sullivan. Michael Daly leaves his collection of old hottiesit? to Jack Murphy. To
Charlotte Van Ginkei goes Darlene Toddis "St, Louis Blues Streetf' JoAnn Tam
is ieaving hir. Tomiinson,s suhtie wit to all pursuers of science. Cariene Trent leaves
her red hair to Rachel Leo. Eiizaheth Phillips ahiiity to get tail men goes to
Margaret Johnson. Also to Niargaret goes Charlotte Careyls Donald Duck voice.
To Difk Niortozais collection goes the ahitity of Joe iVicLaughiin to throw the truth
GJ Some catty sout may inherit the green eyes of Mary Lou Tavenner. Richard
Vvalherfleaves his iolnas, equipmentYmcinagegtozcgrtfoust. Pete Tursi wills his
history trouhles to Charles Celsi while joan Hall leaves Hrsftofshirley Batter., T6
Gloria Lehman and Betty Daughenhaugh goes all of 'Delores Vvrighfs old flames.
Ralph Kisselt ieaves his hacking ahility to Darrell Stewart. Gilbert Mote leaves
all his trouhtes to R. L. Charles Houck leaves his seat in second bass section to
Peggy Wiltsie, Pat Beck leaves her glasses to jennie Loffrecto and last hut not
least, Louise Fitlman leaves her hoy friencrs car troubles to anyone with a car.
Richard Deimege very capahiy holds the office of presi-
dent of the senior ciass. Dicks friendly smile and cheerful
disposition have endeared him to his classmates, and his
athletic ahiiities have earned for him the respect and ad-
miration of all sports enthusiasts.
Dean Trent, a firm believer in the abilities of his class-
mates and of the motto uGive the credit to the othersf,
His modesty and sincerity in all undertakings, especially
athletic, have proven that he is a great humanitarian and
has won him a host of friends.
The dream of every girl in her senior class was realized
hy Betty Rae Vaiiandingham when she was elected class
secretary. Rae has hoth the ability and the ambition to
carry out the difficult responsibilities which were thrust
upon her hy the senior class.
in accordance with her hooidceeping training, Frances
Haiioieson was chosen class treasurer. Her courageous
determination and scholastic standing have proven her
ability to overcome great obstacles and to take her place
with honor and pride as an alumnus of A. L. H. S.
Bob Abild . . .
Faithful band member . . . Student
director . . . Flashy member of track
team . . . earned monogram as miler
. . . says biggest thrill Was . . .
solo flight . . . Now is proud posses-
sor of pilot's license . . , Longtime
member of Teen Toppers . . .plans on
a college career . . . Then own his
own business . . . Most embarrassed
. . . one rainy night by his motor-
cycle hummll . . . claims his hobbies
include flying . . . music . . . and
hunting . . , hunting what, Bob? , . .
hails from Park, Avenue . . . Can usu-
ally be seen on his motorcycle . . .
good looking . . . quiet . . . swell
Lorraine Abrahamson . . .
lndustrious miss . . . on Greenhorn
Staff . . . Senior Formal Committee
. . . past member of the Office Staff
. . . bowling and ice skating take up
spare time . . , Proud of Maple Grove
heritage . . . face turned scarlet . . .
caught devouring a small snack in
class . . . Will always remember
grade school . . , spent recesses
jumping into W.B.'s arms . . . and
playing cupid for grade school chums.
Ernbarrassed over mix-up of words,
optometrist and obstetrician . . . Plans
NOT to be a good wife . . . or sten-
ographer . . . Lives up to the title
Bob Armaroli . . .
Sincere . . . Fun , . . Bob says he
hopes to be a good physicist . , .
served for a semester on student
council as welfare chairman . . . on
senior banquet committee . . . Big
wheel in DeMolay . . . held office of
treasurer for one year . . . Bob hopes
to meet his biggest thrill.soon and
hopes she's good looking , . , lndus-
trious fellow was president of the
l6mm. crew in llA . . . President of
stage crew in 12A . . . Photography
and coin collecting are main hobbies
with cute girls listed as most enjoy-
able sideline . . . nice guy.
Patty Beck . . .
Quiet , . . Nice . . . Pat claims fav-
orite hobby is pestering people . , .
but we know better! . . . served on
senior banquet committee . . . Patty
pines to own a new car . , , and
travel around the country looking for
her dream man . . . friends say she
made a sweet angel in a grade school
play . . . but we've seen that mis-
chievous gleam in her eyes . . ,
proudly hails from Howe . . , P. B.
enjoys all sports. lust won't tell most
embarrassing moments . . , is eager-
ly awaiting her biggest thrill . . .
Noted for her nice clothes . . .Sweet
Barbara Bergstrom . . .
Faithful library staff member . . .
Class day committee . . . a D.G.D.er
. . . was slightly embarrassed when
. . . grade school teacher taped her
mouth and "Bergie" spent the rest
of the period in the corner . . , Spend-
ing a week-end at l. S. T. C. proved
interesting . . , Tell us more, Barb!
. . , Made quite an impression fall-
ing down stairs during an intermis-
sion at the KBNT Radio Theatre . . .
Barb likes to dance and drive an
auto . . . Barbara is headed for col-
lege after graduation . . . School
teaching is her ambition , , . Wants
to rule the roost in a kindergarten
. , . Can usually be seen with Todd
and Tam . . .
Lee Bird . . .
Good looking . . , member of the
Soda Grill gang . . . member of the
swimming team since tenth grade
. . . Sports flashy letter sweater . . .
was hard working member of Rail
Staff . . . advertising , . . The sand
pits bring certain memories to Lee
. . , This sounds interesting . . .
meeting Fred's girl, Pat, is classed as
a big thrill for Lee . . . Spatsie longs
to own a big car and tank of gas.
Lee was a bad boy in grade school
tOnly in grade school?l . . . ln 2nd
grade had to stand in corner . . .
"Swallow" is everyone's friend.
Betty Brockman . . .
"Blue eyes" is an active member of
the Calico Club . . . Teen Topper
. . , Lou's many hobbies include ice
skating . . . dancing . . . and a cer-
tain brown eyed fellow . . . Betty
has the urge to travel and see the
forty-eight states . . . "Lulu" can
remember Conly too welll falling flat
on a slippery dance floor . . , blush!!
, . . is still awaiting her biggest thrill
. . . photography fiend . . . chums
with Gitta and Pat . . . served on
banquet com . . . too nice for dark
secrets . . . comes running to nick-
names . . . "Chicken" . . . "Old
Lady" . . . nice gal . . .
Bob Brooks . . .
"The Tall one" . . . Safety Chairman
of Student Council . . . Basketball
fiend . . . Lettered in the sport , . .
Big man on baseball team . . . won
letter in '46 . . . claims hobbies are
map collecting . . . Lizzy . . . big
ambition is to get married and , . .
raise a football team . . . tplanning
on being a million-aire?!l . . .Won't
disclose red face moments , . . CWhy
Bob?l . . . Says big thrill is yet to
come . . , Once decided to take un-
scheduled vacation during grade
school , . . lasted a week before he
was forced to cancel it . . . tall . . .
Wilbur Bruce . . .
Devilish . , . staunch member of Hi-
Y and the 3 B's . . . spends most of
his moments eating and sleeping . . .
but has some time left for women
and sports . . . "Will" looks for-
ward to graduation as biggest thrill
. . . the skeletons in W. B,'s grade
school closet rattle when he thinks
of . . . bending position he assumed
. . . for principal at Maple Grove . . .
Wilbur intends to someday own the
Empire State Building . . . not a bad
future , . . Says he doesn't embarrass
easily . . . served on Get-to-Gether
com ,... pals with Knouf . . .
loads of fun . . .
Lewis Campopiano . . .
To be a millionaire playboy . . . and
to be six feet tall , . . are Louie's
goals . , . another member of the
3 B's . . . athletic fellow . . . earned
letters in baseball and football . . ,
biggest thrill was playing with the
baseball team . . . fills spare time
building model airplanes . . . also en-
joys gazing at pretty girls . , , con-
stantly embarrassed when seen with
Bud Knout . , . seems quiet . . . but
ask his friends . . . curly hair and
beautiful eyes are the envy of class-
mates , . . L. C, has reputation of
having been quite a fiend at Maple
Charlotte Carey . . .
Blonde , . . active member of Home
EC staff . . . efficient chairman of
Parent-Teachers Tea Comm . . . col-
lects stamps and coins!! twho
wouldn't?l . . . wants to be a com-
mercial artist and a good wife . . .
in grade school slid merrily down
the banister . . . bumped right into
the principal . . . was mighty embar-
rassed when talking to someone only
to find out , . . it was the some one
she was talking about . . . will al-
ways remember meeting a certain
rellow . . . sigh!!! Graduation will
also be thrilling . . . Char can be
seen with Betty and Violet . . . a
real friend . . .
Robert E. Carr . . .
Was slapped in grade school , . .
for making a noise like a dog . . .
making a noise like a dog is just one
of Bob's many talents . . . was once
a stamp collector . . . recently
switched hobbies , . . but won't tell
its nature . . . big wheel at the
"Strand" . . . will be thrilled at get-
ting out of school . . . loves to QUT!
around in his auto . . . and to race
with police cars . . . nice pastime!!
. . . was accused of smoking when
just a little boy in grade school . . .
Oh! the teacher must have been
wrong, Bob . . . hails from Howe
. . . . a good friend to all.
Michael F. Daly . . .
Chairman of Banquet Com ,... wants
to become a successful engineer . . ,
he will be . , . brilliant lad . . . Math
and Physical Sciences are favorites
. . . Can't remember ever being
bad . , . in grade school , . . angelic
. . , Mickey is college bound after
graduation . . . Embarrassing mo-
ments? ? Not Mikel ! . , . Another
120 inmate . . . popular boy . . , Still
awaiting biggest thrill . . . Has also
studied in Calif .... likes members
of the opposite , . . he says! , . .
wants to have a home . . . and all
that goes with it . . . Mike is bound
to be a success . , . One swell
guy . . .
Richard Delmege . . .
Big gun in senior class . . . efficient
class prexy . . . member of the Hi-Y
. . , student council . . . 5, 6, 7 . . ,
sports minded . , . tops in baseball-
football . . . much noted pitcher of
last season . , . chosen on all-city
baseball team , , . one of the main
cogs on the football team . . . out-
standing backfield man . , . on all-
city football team of the coaches , . .
Derk of "Derk and lerk" sports col-
umn. To sell Brooklyn Bridge to
Trent-for few million is D.D.'s am-
bition! . . . claims receiving class
key and Marianne are biggest thrill
. . . embarrassed when seen in 240
. . . twho isn't!J . . . Can be seen
with Hoffa, Trent, or Marianne . . .
Louise Fillman . . .
Blonde . . . nice looking . . . lovely
complexion . . . hobbies include
dancing . . . swimming . . . skat-
ing . . . Spends part of the day
working . . . biggest ambition is to
master the art of cooking , . . claims
receiving diamond quite a thrill . . .
on Home Ec. staff . . . most embar-
rassed when discovered writing a
letter, in typing class . . . Cwhy,
l.ouise?l . , . says face also turned
scarlet when the effects of a horse-
back ride set in . . . can usually be
seen with loan . . . Betty . . . Mary
. . . swell gal . . . quiet . . . nice
to know. '
Ioan Fumal . . .
This dark eyed little Miss served on
the banquet corn ..., claims all
sports take up most of her spare time
. . . has big ambition to travel . . .
just won't tell us about her red-faced
moments . . . twhy, Io?J . . . says
two car wrecks in one day . . . was
big thrill-twe don't get itl , , .
one of the Howe gang-won't re-
late adventures that took place there
. . . young member of the class -
has many friends . , . usually seen
with Pat . . . Mary . . . Louise . . .
Betty . . .beautiful, dark hair . . .
quiet. . .friendly. . . nice to know.
Betty Lou Green . . .
Cute . . . active little miss . . . head
ot Senior Get-together com ....
Make-up editor of the Regular Bail
and Co-Makeup editor of Senior Rail
. . . This busy girl has served
on . . . Gym Staff 5, 6, 8 . . . Senior
Council . . . headed Lincolnite com.
8 , . . Past Y-Teen prexy . . . "Louie"
is best remembered as our high step-
ping majorette . . . made a good one
. . . Seems an lndianola basketball
game! was the scene of some em-
barrassing??? moment . . , was an-
other of leannine? Lee's henchmen
at good old PA. . , . Thrilled when
majorettes were chosen to lead the
Moose Band . . , B-U wants to be-
come a stenographer . . , then get
married . . . attractive! gal . . .
Dorothy Groves . . .
"Der" . . . active member of student
council . , . Y-Teen ., . big wheel
on the Rail . . . Copy editor of Regu-
lar Rail . , . Circulation manager of
Senior Rail . . , get-together com-
mittee . . . was on office staff in llth
grade . . , really plays a mean piano
. . . men , , . knitting . . . loaf-
ing . . . take up many of D.L.G.'s
spare moments . , , most embar-
rassed . . . when she thought a . . .
caller was a neighborhood joker
. . . found out he was an important!
personnel director . . . Mercy Dorth!
. . . was a beat walker at Park Ave.
when Ieannine Lee was gang boss
. . . Success is Dorothy's amition . . .
Swell girl . . . personality plus . . .
friend to all . . . energetic person.
Frances Halbeisen . . .
"Fritz" . . . loyal member of nurses
staff since l0th grade . . , capable
treasurer of senior class . , . did a
fine job . , . Intelligent member of
the class . , . enjoys sewing , . ,
football games . . , this ambitious
gal plans to own a car and travel
. , , Hopes to keep out of Sing-
Sing . , . Don't worry about it. Fran-
cie! . . . Says the thrill of thrills is
yet to come . . . had to sit in the
hall in grade school! . . . Teacher
said she talked too much . . . Why
Frances! . . . Can usually be seen
with Bergie . . . Hemming . . . won-
derful girl . . . Nice to know.
Ioan Malloy Hall . . .
lo remembers! vividly the day she
spent in the corner at Park Ave ,...
Won't reveal the reasons for this
punishment . . . acquired that "Mrs,"
during the summer . . . wants to be
a good wife to lim , , . "Mert" en-
joys eating . . , loafing . , . driv-
ing . . . mostly lim . . . graduation
will be realization of a long time
dream . . . nurse staff member since
llA . . , Informal committee , . . pals
with Dee , , . loan. . Shirley . . ,
lo's wedding claims biggest thrill
title . . , Remains tight-lipped about
embarrassing moments . . , they must
have been rare , . . nice looking lass.
Marjorie Hampshire . . .
"Margie" , . . remembers copying
an arithmetic lesson in grade school
. . . getting caught . . . staying after
school for the same . . . Marg's big
ambition . . . to travel far and near
. . . Marjorie's hobbies are collect-
ing pictures . . . movies . . . sing-
ing , . . to Wear her cap and gown
will be her biggest thrill . . . this
active gal is a member of the gym
staff . . . student council . . , served
on the get-together committee . , .
Had an out-and-out tangle with an
unfriendly dog one dark night . . .
who was the victor, Marg? . . . sweet
Marilyn Hemming . . .
"Katrink" . . . longs to own an auto
and gun around . . . president of
Y-Teen , . . did a grand job of it
. . . becoming an aunt proved to be
big thrill for H.A.M .... Remembers
Well teasing and tormenting Ralph
. , . in dear ol' Maple Grove . . .
proud to say she knows M.G,'s song
by heart . . . Spends much of her
spare time writing to her pen-pal,
Tony . . . sounds interesting, Ma!
. . . her many friends include Ber-
gie . . . Todd . . . Myers . . .Hal-
beisen . . . Tam , . . Trent . . . full
of fun . . . Nice clothes . . . infec-
Leah Hiatt . . .
Active gal on the senior list , . . Lee
was the Treas. of the student council
this semester . . . G.A.A. pres. 6,
7 . . . member of tennis team . . .
Lette-red in l2A , . . editor of regular
and Greenhorn Rail . , . made a
lovely attendant to the Homecoming
Queen . . . chairman of formal com-
mittee . . . served on informal com-
mittee . . . Generally known as
Dean's better half . . . caught mock-
ing the teacher in grade school . . .
goodness Leah . . . "Le-Hi" likes
reading a good book . . , plays a
mean game of tennis . . . claims her
bigctest thrill was being an attendant
at Homecoming . . . pretty . . . am-
bitious , . , usually seen with the
Charles Houck . . .
To become a composer . . . and own
a Harem! ! are Curly's worthy am-
bitions , . . remembers the time he
was kissed by his music teacher . . ,
way back in grade school . . . has
had a deep love for music ever since
, . , Served on cap and gown com-
mittee . , . Glee Club treas. in 12B
. . . won a lst in state music con-
test and a special in National Writing
Association . , . Studying aeronautics
in Calif, was thrilling for Chuck . , .
swimming . . . aviation . . . travel-
ing . . . all claim Chuckle's spare
moments . . . talented boy . . .
Everyone's pal . . .
Ben F. Kissell . . .
Small . , . nice , . . Glee Club in
ninth grade . . . has never had a big
thrill . . . wants to be the originator
of famous sayings . . , also plans to
be a cog in the air force? ? alleged
Ku-Klux-Klan member . . . Benny
is proud of lefferson heritage . . . An
outdoor man . . . likes hunting . . .
fishing . . . auto mechanics . , , Skip-
py is usually seen with Sparks . . ,
and the fellows . . . Sr. Formal com-
mittee . . . Quiet until you get to
know him then Watch out . . . Curly
brown hair . . . Benny will accom-
plish one goal when he grad-
uates. . .
Ralph Kissell . . .
Small but mighty . , . DeMolay . . .
Golf team since 10th grade . . . let-
tered twice . . , also co-captain of
team . . , ambition? to become a
professional golf player . . . of course!
and to get a college education . . ,
receiving his first monogram . . . and
co-captain's star . . , gave Ralph his
biggest thrill . . , can recall being
turned over a chair . . , in paddling
position . . . teacher was called from
the room . . . and Ralph was left in
that precarious position . . . and in
front of the whole 4th grade . . .
my . . . "Curly" . . . "Giant-head"
Virgil Knouf . . .,
Swell personality . . . council mem-
ber . , . Lincolnite com. head, 6 , . .
chosen to lead lune "48" class
. . . Originator of the 3B's . . . H.C.
member . . . Noted for big birthday
parties . . . t3 a weekl . . . wants
to be a wheel at Meredith's . . .
says "Charlie" and cars are thrilling
. . . was given a 3 day vacation . . .
by request of Mr, Besley . . . nice
work, Virgil . . . driving . . . guns
. . . clothes and Carla . . . fill Bud's
spare moments . . . Swimming at
the club with two certain compan-
ions proved to be a ticklish situation
. . . always fun . . . friendly . . .
Lila McDowell . . .
"Red" , . . on home ec, staff . . .
served on Banquet Committee . . .
Spends lots of time , . , Dancing
. . . Roller Skating , . . enjoys music
. . . "Flame" has big ambition to be
a housewife! , . . was most embar-
rassed when a long distance call
came unexpectedly tWhat'S the deal,
Lila?lJ . . . quite thrilled when she
received her diamond . , . from lerry
. . , Won't mention grade school
days . . . tWe wonder why?l , , .
beautiful red hair . . . Sweet smile
. . . Nice clothes . 4 . Personality to
match . . , Pals with Pat Bird . . .
Nora . , . and Fenner . . . Nice to
Ioe McLaughlin . . .
"Mac" , . . noted member of 3B's
club . . . in Hi-Y . , , Basketball B,
7 . . . Won two letters in golf . . .
Chosen Co-Captain of the team . . .
Lincoln's Bobby lonesl! . . . Sports
editor of Regular Rail , , . Greenhorn
Sports-Columnist . . , Claims hobbies
are . . , Sports . . , Sleeping . . .
eating . , . girls. Big ambition is to
be a playboy! . . . Won't tell embar-
rassing moments?? . . . Says big thrill
is yet to come . . . Plans to join Navy
after lan. 27th , . . Strong . , , silent
type . . . Wavy hair . . , winning
smile . . . Mischievous . . . Was
once on display in Thrittway Win-
Ierry Hoffa . . .
"Sylvia" . . . big gun at A. L. H. S.
. . , lerry has lettered in Foot-
ball . . , basketball . , . baseball . . .
7 monograms in all . . . "lerk" land
sometimes We wonderj teamed with
Derk to write the sports column for
the Rail . . . lerry has been a mem-
ber of HR 120 since way back , . .
council member 3, 4, 5 . . . Vice
Pres. 5 . . . Past Pres. of Hi-Y . . , an
Eagle Scout . . . eating , . . hunt-
ing . . . Colleen . . , and all sports
occuPY lerk's waking moments . . .
To become a doctor is lerry's am-
bition . . , We know he'll be a good
one . . . Hoffa becomes red-faced
when seen with Delmege and Trent
. . . . Nice guy to know , . . typical
high school boy.
Twila McMurray . . .
"Mac" . . 4 Class Day com. . . .
hard working journalist , . , Messen-
ger News Ed .... Kissing a little
friend on the school steps . . 4 be-
fore the entire school is included in
Twi's grade school memories . . .
Swimming . . . all sports , . . collect-
ing pictures 4 . 4 are Tula's hobbies
4 . . energetic kid . . . Wants to be-
come a secretary . . . and nab some
man. , . . Mac has lots of friends . . 4
but can usually be seen with Dor
4 , . laughed so hard in English , . .
Miss Schofield thought she was hys-
terical . , 4 What was so funny,
Twila? . . . Swell girl.
Patricia Ruth McPhee . . .
"Penny" . . . traveling member of
Sr, class . . 4 spent some time in
Calif .... appeared in school play
there 4 . . also won choir award . . .
we're glad she came back to Lincoln
. . cap and gown committee . . .
lr. Council in 9B . . . "Fe-Fe" claims
not to like boys . , . but doesn't
give reasons . . , Can remember
standing in Waste basket for throw-
ing paper wads . . . It seems she
hit teacher's bending form , . . Grad-
uation will be most thrilling for Pat
. . . turned 1U shades of red when
teacher caught her kissing a little
boy in grade school , . . Nice . . .
Gilbert Mote . . .
Energetic boy 4 . . projectors league
pres4 8 . , 4 Big man in Demolay 4 . .
Pres. of P.A. 7 . . . Sr. Council 7-8
. . . Appeared in "The Closed
Door" . . . Longtime member of HR
120 . , . Parent teacher tea com. . . .
Sr. Banquet com .,.. Sander's faith-
ful servant , . . Mote hopes to go
to college and become a success in
life . . . is another lad eagerly look-
ing forward to graduation . . . Gilb's
most embarrassing moment center
around a cap pistol and room 203
. . . fWhat's this Mote?J . . , Likes
horseback riding, music . . . Fun
. . . ready smile . . . Motesark.
Marilyn Myers . . .
Another one of those quiet people
. . . Sincere . . . wants to get the
best out of life . . . Marilyn can't
recall any grade school skeletons
. . , Must have been an angel . . .
catching a 26 inch fish was quite an
experience . . , Chairman of cap and
gown com4 . , . very efficient . . .
collects salt and pepper shakers
. . . one of the Maple Grove
gang . , . Loves to fish and sew
, . , refuses to claim any embarrass-
ing moments . . . we wonder? , . .
good student . , . Ivy ipoisonl is
shy possessor of a sweet smile . , ,
sews all her own clothes 4 . . sweet
Iohn Newberg . . .
"Honest Iohn" plays a wicked game
of football . . 4 Wheel on Sr, Council
. . . lettered in football this year . . .
Circulation manager for Regular
Rail , 4 . "Pro" on the golf team , . ,
vividly remembers beat-walking at
P. A. way back when , . . Playing
on this year's football team proved to
be !ohn's biggest thrill 4 . . face
turned red , . . he made a basket for
the wrong team in a big game . . .
"Goosberry" noted math shark . . ,
heading for college next fall . . , to
be a CPA is "handsome's" goal . . .
Swell fellow . . . friend to all . . .
Mary Olsen . . .
Dark eyed lass . . . head of informal
committee . . . Did a fine job 4 . .
member of Sr. Council , . . Quiet
. . . Too many red face moments to
mention . . . So she says! . , . fly-
ing . . . roller skating . . . collect-
ing pictures of friends are "Blackie's"
hobbies , . . To become a good wife
to LaVal . . . passing her bronze and
silver test in skating . . . Continuing
her flying career are her ambitions
. . . was co-pilot on C-47 to Kan-
tone, Ill. in Aug! , . . Receiving dia-
mond from LaVal proved to be quite
a thrill . . , Looking forward to grad-
uation . . . Pretty hair . . , Nice to
know . .
Elizabeth Phillips . . .
"Lizzie" . . . tiny . . . usually seen
with Bob . . . served on lr. Student
Council in BA . . . Parent-Teacher
Tea 4 , . to own a car and be a good
wife head "Flips" list of ambitions
. . . graduation will be biggest
thrill . . . so far! . . . Lizzie was very
embarrassed on her birthday , . . Tell
us more . . . hobbies are driving a
'36 Chev .... and Bob . . , nice
. . , Hails from Park Ave .... a cat
and Mr. Cox's drawer . . . was an-
other exciting experience . . . seems
to rate Mr. Tomlinson as . . . favorite
teacher . . . or means of . . . trans-
portation . . . friendly.
Iohn Pieart . . .
"Red" , , . usually seen with lack
. . . always canning in Iack's
"car" , . 4 Big wheel on advertising
staff of Senior and Regular Rail . . .
was on track team in llB . . . Hunt-
ing . . , Guns 4 . . are "Firetop's"
Hobbies . . . to marry some rich
widow with a weak heart is Iohn's
big ambition! . . . Most embarrassed!
when seen kissing a girl behind
school . . , biggest thrill .. . kissing
that girl behind school! . . . claims
his teachers are the skeletons in the
grade school closet . . . "Frenchie"
always with Sarasio . . . nice clothes
. . 4 friend of all.
Mary Anne Procopio . . .
"Procop" , . , served on sr. council
. . . co-feature ed. of Reg. Rail 4 . .
co-sketch ed. of Sr. Rail . . . Y-Teen
pres 6 . . . Library staff . . , keeps
busy . , . MAP is proud of her two
tennis letters . . . has played with
team 10B-12A . . . honored at being
elected Sec4 of State at Girls' State
. . . MAP plans to enter Col. U4 and
develop a super lab .,.4 all her own
. . .recalls being one of note writers
at P. A4! . . . Was leannine Lee's
right hand man during her reign , . .
Learned how to hit the dirt at Y
camp . , . Will always get same old
feelings at interurban station in
Boone! . , . A knitter from way back
. . . clown of boresome foursome
. . . witty . . . cute4
Margaret Reilly . . .
One busy girl , . . lr. Council Sec.
. . 4 Sr. Council Treas. 4 . . Y-
Teens 4 . . Dunk's little helper . . .
Staff Pres 4... Co-Sketch Ed. for
Sr. Rail . . . Co-Feature Ed. for Reg4
Rail 4 . . likes traveling around DM in
her Ford . 4 . Has set sights for
Medical Career . . . Plans to study
at S.U4l 4.,. is college bound in
Feb ..,. Reilly will be overjoyed
when she is promoted to a Sr. Coun-
selor at Camp . 4 . Ieannine Lee had
poor little Margaret terrorized, too
. . 4 also remembers a note she was
forced to Write to her mother due
to gang's escapade . , . Noted camp-
er-trapper . . . boresome foursome
member . . . Procop and Gus are life-
long pals . , witty . . . fun.
Francis Riggle . . .
On all-state 5th football team . , .
received letters in basketball . . .
football . . . baseball . . . out for
track . . , Nice guy . , . Sports Editor
of Greenhorn . . . winning baseball
championship and going to the dis-
trict . . . were Franny's biggest
thrills . . , "Pee-Wee" was champion
beat walker at Park Ave .... had a
little mixup on a street car . . . sat
down beside the wrong girl . . . Can
always be seen with Shirley . . . is
proud of owning a car . . , likes to
can around in it . . , Good looking
. . . always friendly . . , Riggle is a
nice guy to know.
Lenore Ritter . . .
Nora . , . member of Parent, Teacher
tea committee . . . Y.W.C.A .... in
the first drivers' training class . . .
Ice Skating - . . Roller skating
. , . Kenny takes up much of this
gal's time . . . Can usually be seen
at Minnie's . . . with Lila . . . Am-
bition . . . to be a good wife to
Kenny . . . Own Minnies some day
and meet Lila's boyfriend . , . D1-iv.
ing in Cedar Rapids-got mixed up
with a rosebush . . . was quite an
embarrassed gal , . . Thrilled when
first she met Kenny . . . had big
argument with boy in grade school
. . . Boy wanted to climb tree . . ,
Nora wanted to climb tree-Nora
climbed tree! . . . always seen with
Lila . . .
Mary Hump . . .
"Gus" . , . known to all as a tal-
ented soul . . . Appeared in "Paula
goes Modern" . . . "The Closed
Door" . . . did a fine job in both . . .
important gal on tennis team . . .
Lettered in the same sport . . . Tum-
bling instructor at Y-Camp every
summer! . . . served on informal com-
mittee . . . graceful acrobatic dancer
. , . A knitter from way back! . . ,
Mandelbaum's girl Friday . . , every
afternoon! . . . Plans to spend next
four years at , , . Cornell . . . Claims
big thrills are lohn , . , Y-Camp . . .
At Park Avenue during reign of lean-
nine Lee . . . An outstanding beat
walker! . , . one of the boresome
foursome . . . Pretty. . . Sweet . . .
lack Sarasio . . .
Can always be seen in his car . . ,
usually guns . . . around with Pieart
. . . ad getter on Rail staff . . , Hob-
bies include . . , women, women,
and more . . . women . . . also his
carl . , . plans to marry a million-
aire's daughter . . . fsrnart lfellowll
. . . once had hair pulled . . . for
calling a grade school teacher a
name . . , Cwas she really, an old
bag, Iack?l . . . known to all as
"Hot-Rod" . . , one of Western U's
ace messenger boys . . . Sarasio and
Pieart noted hall sneaker-arounders!
. . . swell fellow , . . a real friend . .
Iolknne Tam . . .
lust a little girl . . . blonde , . .
class day committee . . . Y-Teens
. . . DGD . . . Senior Girl Scout . . .
GAA . . , Library Staff member
. . . likes horses of any description-
tour legged or otherwise . . . wants
to reform the world by writing radi-
cal books and live in the wide open
spaces . . . says she wanted to adopt
a first grade pal because he was
mistreated at home . . . quite the
humanitarian, eh? lo would be glad
to tell most embarrassing moments
. . . but that would take volumes . . .
cute kid . . . "lody" . , . Likes
horse races . . , "Lil Schmo" . . .
Mary Lou Tavenner . . .
Talented girl . . , acting ability has
won much praise . . . appeared in
"The Secret Door" . , . and , . .
"Paula Goes Modern" . . , Past Sec.
of council . . . class day chairman
. . . Y-Teen . . . Wrote column
"Tattles by Tavvy" . . . Gym staff
member . . . lovely attendant to
homecoming queen . . . hobbies are
dancing . , . playing piano and sax
. . . M. L. always wants to be happy
. . . says she had too many red-
faced moments to relate fWhy, Mary
Loull . , . Receiving frat pin from
Ierry was quite a thrill . . . fnow
known as the Sigma Phi Epsilon
sweetheartll . , , Says grade school
was tame . . . fWe doubt itll - - -
swell girl . , . lots of friends .
fun to be with,
Fred Thomas . . .
Freddie . . . once proclaimed genius
by teacher! . . . Fred blushed . . .
admitted it! . . . Vice Pres, of student
council this semester . . . Big splash
on swimming team . . . Won letter in
swimming . . . claims special honors
include being member of 1201 . , .
Biggest thrill . . . Girls! , . . ambition
. . . girls! . . . skeletons in grade
school closet . . . girls! . , . causes of
most embarrassing moments
girls! . . . hobbies . , . girls . . . and
photography . . . Kat least the boy
hasn't a one track mind!! . , . says
he's bashful . . . quiet . . . studious
. . . tToni, we know betterll . . .
witty , . . good looking . . . nice
clothes ., . intelligent.
George Thurman . . .
lust returned from army . . . glad
he's graduating in lan '49! . . .was
on get-together committee , , . one
of investigators of big plan after
the get-together . . . one of 3B's boys
. . . Commutes from Berwick . . .
Hobbies include . , , bowling . . .
working tGeorge-you foolll . . .
Ambition . , . to graduate . . . Steady
guest at Knouf birthday parties! . . .
shining example in Miss Holmes' H7
class! Cexample of wl':at'?l . . . quiet
. . , witty . . . nice clothes , . .
handsome . , , debonair . , . friend
to all . . . often seen with "Killer"
. . . and the 3B's.
Darlene Todd . . .
"Wini" . . . possessor of key to
most used locker in ALHS! . . . Sr.
Council member in 12B . . . member
of GAA . . . DGD C'?l!l . . , Library
staff since lUA , . . Toddie goes for
ISC men , . . and who doesn't'? . . .
Visits the Tromar every Saturday
. . . Does a mean bubble dance . . .
with bubble gum! . . . Otten seen
chuckling at C.V.G.'s jokes , . . Plans
to enter college in Feb .... Then
on to nurses training . . .embarrassed
when picked up by Highway Patrol-
No driver's license . . . absence from
school hard to explain! . . . catching
a 7-lb. pike . . . trip this Dec. . .
Fellow in Minn .,., are Smot
Schmoe's thrills . , . fun to know
. . . cute.
Carlene Trent . . .
"Car" . . . Big gun on organization
staff of Rail . . . Served on get-
together committee . . . Gym Staff
member . . . Eating . . . Sleeping
. . .men . . . are C,T.'s hobbies . . .
also enjoy watching twin in sports
. . . To become general manager of
the New Utica is this lively gal's
plan . . . Says embarrassing moments
are too numerous to mention , . . was
very thrilled when chosen in Younk-
ers' Ad . . . "Carbeanie" usually
seen with Darlene . . . Marilyn . , .
Nice to know , . . Gal with lots of
Dean Trent . . .
Outstanding athlete 4 . 4 possessor of
nine monograms . . . Football 4 . .
basketball . . . baseball 4 . . track
. . 4 Vice Pres4 of class . . . chosen
on all-city football team, 8 . . . all-
city baseball team, 7 . . . Znd all-
city basketball team, 6 . . . helped io
bring much sports fame to ALHS
4 . . hobbies include . . , Hunt-
ing . . 4 fishing 4 . . and sports . . ,
big ambition is to own Brooklyn
Bridge!! . , , Once lost part of clothes
at big track meet , 4 . face turned
shades of red . 4 . honored when
elected Vice Pres. of senior class . .
played football in grade school with
soccer ball . . . Principal didn't care
for ideal . 4 4 "Biggest" . 4 . Good
looking . 4 , swell guy.
Pete Tursi . . .
Proud member of HR 120 . . 4 has
been for a long time . . 4 Hi-Y mem-
ber . 4 . on Rail Staff . 4 . specialties
include hunting . . 4 fishing . , . all
sports . . . Remembers good old
P.A ,.., and all the time spent
walking the beat . . 4 Plans to go to
college and become an electrical
engineer . . 4 No embarrassing mo-
ments, Pete? 4 . . is still Waiting for
his biggest thrill , , . Traveled to
East for chemistry in llA . . . a big
tease, but fun to know . , . Favorite
pastimes are eating . . , sleeping
4 . . and women . . . Chums with
Hoffa 4 4 , Iohn . 4 . and the gang.
Betty Rae Vallandingham . . .
One busy girl . 4 . four year office
staff member , . . Co-makeup Ed4 for
the Sr. Rail . . 4 served on both Ir,
and Sr, Councils . . Y-Teen 4 4 .
Pretty blonde hair . . . was thrilled
at being elected class secretary 4 . .
was very efficient , 4 . caught com-
menting about a certain teacher
brought a scarlet color to Rae's
face . . . had all the little boys
wowed at good old Maple Grove
. . . is still slightly? ? interested in
fellows . . . ice skating . . 4 danc-
ing . . . and swimming . . . are Ray-
mond's hobbies . . . aspires to be-
come a success in life . . . We know
she will be . , . pals with Marv
Van . . . Popular . , . Pretty clothes.
Delores Wright . . .
"Dee" 4 . . gal with big plans! , . .
on Parent Tea committee . . . member
of Sextette , . . Home Ec Staff 4 , ,
always seen playing the piano , , .
very talented , . . Hobbies include
. . . Dick . 4 . piano . . , sing-
ing . . . sewing . . , Making plans
for big wedding . . , Changing her
name in Feb .... graduation will
bring big thrill 4 . . Hopes to make
good housewife . 4 . to Dick, of
course . . . Most embarrassed when
she sang an unrehearsed solo in
chorus . . , loud mouth! 4 . . claims
Grade school was quite exciting . . .
Pretty . . . often seen with lo 4 . .
Mary Van Ginkel . . .
Another energetic girl , . 4 Sr. Baii
Editor , . . Proof Ed, of Reg. Bail
. . . Y-Teens . . , Get-together com-
mittee . . . wants to become a good
secretary . . , "Van" had to shun
the attention of a . , 4 certain "Bird"
she knew at Howe , . . Can constant-
ly be seen with "Rae" 4 4 . Being
elected Homecoming Queen was thrill
of thrills . . . looked so sweet . , 4
"Dimples" . . . loves sewing and
sports 4 . . doesn't care to tell about
dark moments 4 4 4 well liked by
everyone 4 4 . ranks high in Sr. Class
Scholastically . . . Attractive Lass
. . . "Queenie" . , . Sweet person-
Richard Walker . . .
Big man in ALHS . . . efficient work-
er . . . Past assembly chairman . . 4
Football 1, 2 . . . Baseball 1, 2
. . , Wheel? . . . on advertising staff
of Rail . . . Hobbies include , . . Elec-
tric trains . . . girls .4,. basket-
ball , . . more girls . . . Ambition
4 . . Betty f??!J . . 4 embarrassed
when asked about Betty in front . . .
of class . . , Big thrill will be grad-
uation . . . Rickey Lee . . . claims
grade school was quite tamel ! tWe
Wonder R.L.!J . . . Has a Way with
the women! . . . nice clothes . . 4
writes red-hot sports copy for Regu-
lar Rail . . . Nice personality . . .
friend to all . . ,
Ralph Wilson . . .
Another 120 lad . 4 . was advertising
manager for both the Sr. and Reg
Bail 4 , . did a good job . . .
"Shorty" went to Boy's State in
"47" . . . an athlete 4 . . Lettered
in football and baseball 4 . . also
swam for Lincoln . , . Class day
com ,... Hi-Y . . . turned red when
he found himself penniless . . . On
a date . . . Willie classes Marilyn
. . . and first monogram as biggest
thrills . . . has many hobbies . . .
hunting 4 . 4 dancing 4 . . sports
. . 4 arguing 4 . . and Marilyn . 4 .
Ralph's ambition? ? ? to graduate
. , . and move from the . . , East
side , , , a grand friend . . . nice
looking . . , tall . 4 . dark . . .
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MRS. VIDA HALL lVIR. AARON C. HUTCHENS MR. VVALTER BESLEY
Girls, Adviser Principal Viceaprincipal
FACULTY -Back row, left to right: Sanders, C. Smith, Besley, Cox, Morgenthaler, Le Lucia, Hardy, Eckey, Garner, Schwartz, Davison
Nelson, Tomlinson, Cripe, and Farley, Second row, left to right: Hutchens, Berry, Holmes, Heiniz, Ferrone, Wilson, M:Whirter, Robbins,
Holt, McEniry, Melfert, and Graaff. First row, left to right: Vickery, Chirst, Hurd, Mapel, M. Smith, Scanlan, Hall, Dunkelberg, Lewis,
Ebe-rs, Strieby, Arnold, and Morris.
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SENIOR STUDENT COUNCIL-Back row, left to right: McLaughlin, Tilotta, Quick, Armarolli, Brooks, Blair, Draper, Newberg, Moie,
Mr. Cox, Moore. Third row, left to right: Paterna, Sullivan, MacBae, Watson, Davis, Groves, McMurray, Cruchelow, Fisher, Both.
Second row, left to right: Gale, Green, Satre, Miller, Stevenson, Bruk, Edwards, Kissel. First row, left to right: Blackford, Procopio, Leo,
Lavaroto, Abrahamson, Sprinkle, Thomas, Hiatt, Howland.
IUNIOR STUDENT COUNCIL-Back row, left to right: Canny, G. Pope, Quinnett, Coon, Cummins, Bird, Kocheiser, Todd, Bailey.
Fourth row, left to right: Gamble, W. Pope, Loose, Deets, loss, Perkins, Butcher, Geist, Hawbeker, Third row, left to right: Iorgenson,
Gale, Myers, Cornelison, Plamer, Merrian, Wasson, Stifel, Bobbinson, Second row, left to right: Smalley, Dissinger, Erickson, Miller,
Turnquist, Burgess, Turner, Waddill. First row, left to right: Gering, Proll, Vance, Ash, Bolzer, Sedlacek, Bice, and Mrs. Robbins.
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Some of the most important things clerivecl from Jour-
nalism, hesicles learning to he exact ancl lyrief is the cie-
velopment of helpfulness, punctuality, promptness, ancl
alaove all, clepenclalnility ancl cooperation,
The hee hive oi stuclents who malce up this small news-
MARY VAN GINKEL
Senior Rall paper oilice consist of lxfiary Van Ginlcel, Eclitorg Betty
Rae Vallandingham ancl Betty l.-ou Green, Co-malce-up
Eclitorsg Mary Anne Procopio ancl lwiargaret Reilly, Co-
feature Editors: Jerry Hoffa, Sports ancl Dorothy Groves,
Hanclling the Organization is Carlene Trent, Advertis-
ing. Ralph Vvilsong Glossies. Leah Hiattg Picture Page,
lxlary l.ou Tavenner, and Artist, Francis Riggle.
IQURNALISM2 -Back row, left to right: Walker, Mote, Wilson, Tursi, Delmege, Groves, Green, Vallandingham, Reilly, Procopio. Mc
Murray, Tavenner, Sarasio, Van Ginkel, Pieart, Hiatt, and Trent. First row, leit to right: McLaughlin, Newberg, Riggle, and Hottie
es Potts pombe
1948 seemed to he Lincolnis
year for sports. Coach Gardner
and his gridders Finished the
season ahove the SOOWJ marli.
Losing only one game this sea-
son and tying another, Lincoln
finished the rest of the games in
victory. This marlc was set with
the aid of some outstanding
Graduating this January are
Diclc Delmege, Dean Trent, and
Francis Riggle, who placed on
the all-city Football Teams. Diclc
Ruston, Francis Riggle, and
Dean Trent toolc lnerths on the
first team, while Diclc Delmege
was tilling a position on the sec-
ond team. These are just a few
who have helped malce the vic-
tory flag ily more frequently.
Coach Gardner will he without
the help oi twelve gridders next
falt due to graduation.
Coach Graaff has a tvig jola
ahead of rebuilding the swimming
team, hecause he has only four
letter winners haclc, plus a lot ot
determined sophomores a nd
Nlr. Ntorgenthaler and .his
hoys' golf team escaped this sea-
son, loeing just one stroke short
of the city championship. The
girls, golf also toolc a second
lVliss Ehers with lrer tennis
team didn,t finish the season on
top, hut they were on the verge
of rehuilding a new team.
Coach Talarico and his sec-
ond team claims a season with
only one cleteat. This placed
them second in the city among
the second teams.
VARSITY TEAM-Back row, left to right: Goocllaxen, Ruston, Delmege, Hotia, Draper, Fisher, Mills, Trent, and Hodgsen. Third
row, left to right: Blunclc., Silcott, Quick, Thompson, Caligiuri, Glew, Morris, Riggle, and Coach Gardner. Second row, left to right: Mc-
Cullock, Rector, Knight, Longerhone, Burr, Campopiano, and Hall. First row, left to right: Newberg, Gustafson, Wilson, Cataldo, Riley
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SERVICE HOIVIE ROOM -Back row, left to right: Hoifa, Crouch, Thomas, Mote, Scovel, Wilson, Mr Tomlinson Third row left to
right: Mr. Berry, Skelton, Owens, Crist, McColloch, Anderson, P. Tursi. Second row, left to right: Moore Fisher Lucas Armarolli
Murphy, Daly, and Trissel. First row, left to right: Kochheiser, Ostrern, lones, Tursi.
row, left to right: Struth, Hand-
cock, Carey, Finney, Rowland,
Stayner, Foster, B. Howland,
D. Howland, and Scribner.
First row, left to right: Miss
Moroney, Thompson, and Ari-
NURSES' STAFF - Back row
left to right: lohnson, Hall
Ulhman, Shaw, Miss Dunkel
berg, Reilly, Loose, Davis
Farr. First row, left to right:
Pomerantz, Horton, Hallceisen
Randall, Oliphant, and Leo.
OFFICE STAFF-Left to right:
Mrs. Arnold, Mrs. Hall, Bird
Chambers, Butcher, Valland
ingham, Miss Wilson, Babb
Van Cwinkel, Matthews, Mr
Hutchens, Largent, Strout, C
Van Ginkel, and Mr, Besley
LIBRARY STAFF -L e ft t o
right: Tam, Abrahamson, Todd, GYM STAFF-Back row, left to rightt Tallant, Gable-, Ford, Howell MacRae laynes Hiatt Tl'1rd row
Procopio, Hall, Robbinson, left to right: Welborn, Linn, DeCorusey, Darrah, lohn, Quail. Second row left to right Mettille Ahl
Miss Holt, Bergstrom, Torri, berg, lohnson, Green, Miller, Ausillio, Trent. First row, left to right Travis Corcoran Miss Ebers
Parks, Adamson, and Satre.
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Dining Gut Tonight?
IOHNNIE 6. KAY
at all times
Also Chicken and Spaghetti
ln aluout ten years we seniors will loolc lnaclc
over our Railsplitter rememloering many events
about our school and classmates.
One of time first tlaings tliat will come to our
minds Wlien we see Diclc Delmege, Francis
Riggle, Dean Trent, and Jerry Hofiais names
will ive sports and wliat a swell footloall and base-
ball team we liad.
Vvlien we tliinlc of our iaand We will almost ive
alole to liear Bold Ainildys sweet trumpet playing,
t t and Betty l-ou Greenis name will pop in our
minds as a miglwty cute majorette.
IOHNNIE 5. KAY's 1301 Cascade Dial
Across from the Airport Fleur Drive and Leland Grand LAUNDERERS AND 3-1181
i Q9 4
THE ADVERTISERS PRESS
George S. Murphy
1419 Walnut Street ' Telephone 3-5312
Des Moines, Iowa
These two Lincoln grads
found careers at Merediths
You probably remember VIRGIN-
IA FAZIO and WAYNE DUEDE
of the class of 348. Only a few
months ago they were putting the
finishing touches on their high
school educations. Maybe they were
sitting next to you in some of your
Now Wayne works in the Mere-
dith Publishing Company press
room. He's beginning a career that
will mean a lifetime job in the
printing crafts. Wayne plays an
important part in the production of
more than 4,400,000 copies of Suc-
cessful Farming and Better Homes
8: Gardens magazines each month.
Virginia chose clerical work to be-
gin her career. She works in the
Accounting Department at Mere-
dith's. This is only one of many
interesting jobs available to high
Whatever your job preference con-
tact our Personnel Department.
A visit with us will help you solve
your individual career problem-
and start you on the road to life-
time success. Our interviewers will
help you find the position for which
you are best suited and in which
you'll be most happy. You'll enjoy
working at Meredith's where you
have all the benefits of group life
and health insurance, modern cafe-
teria and lounge, excellent working
conditions and a live-day week.
MEREDITH PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1716 Locust St , Des Moines
GOODWIN TILE ci
Face Tile, Building Tile, Partition Tile
Drain Tile, Plastic Mortar Mix, Face
and Common Brick
Office and Factory S. E. 18th and Hartford Ave.
DES MOINES. IOWA
Bolu Prroolfs love for radio, and Ralph NVilson's
love for food just couldnt he overioolced.
Vve will miss seeing' Lewis Compopiixno and
'Nvillaur Bruce who were memhers of the loafers'
cluh, and it will lie hard to forget Betty Brock-
man's sweet smile.
Virgil Knoui and Lee Bird Will he rememioered
as the Ailolce ixlalcersn of the Class.
As the Clmrming liomevoming queen of 1948.
lxlnry Van fiinlcel will never lie forgotten.
DR. DAN D. TORIELLO
Osteopathic Physician 6. Surgeon
924 Liberty Building
Office Phone 2-1907 Res. Phone 5-7271
If no answer, call 4- Ul9l
We have had the pleasure of
outfitting young men for gradu-
tion and other important events
for over 4 generations.
1949 Is Our 88th Year
Frankel Clothing Compan
C. W. ROTH GROCERY
"A HOME OWNED STORE"
GROCERIES AND MEATS
S. W. Ninth and Bancroft FREE DELIVERY
WE CASH PAY CHECKS
Open Saturday and Monday till 9 p. ni.
G 6 L CLOTHING
Serving the Working Man for 25 Years
202 Seventh Street
Open 8 a. m. to 9 pi in. Week Days
Sunday 9:30 a. rn. to 9:00 p. m.
ll We l-laven't Got lt We'll Get lt For Youl
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We take the dents out ot accidents
AUTO BODY SERVICE
Keo at Fourteenth St. Pl. Phone 4-5258
Fried Chicken, ltalian Spaghetti
Steaks and Sea Food .
Two Blocks North of Airport
ROCKY COMPIANO, Prop.
Fred Thomas, laeautilul sweaters and shirts en-
vied hy the other lmoys in Lincoln. will definitely
malce him an outstanding class inemher.
Vvith the girl whose shining long hlaclc hair
was so pretty we will connect lVlary Qleson.
Charlotte Carey, who was always a faithful
memher to room 135. will he rememhered as one
Lorraine Ahrahamson will never he forgotten
lor her charming personality.
Westinghouse and Norge Home Appliances
3306 S. W. Ninth St. Phone 3-3523
PARKER DRUG STORE
Fort Des Moines
S. W. Ninth and Army Post Road
Professional Prescription Service
Iimmie's Super Valu
Foods You'll Really Be Thanklul For
S. W. Ninth and Park Avenue
M. W. McDonald, Mgr.
The Rexall Store on the Corner
'Service With a Smile"
S. W. 9TH AND PARK AVE. DIAL 3-8510
Those lmelonging to line uengagvcl group., will
lie rernemloered as Delores VVright, Louis Fillman
and .loAnu Nlalloy-Hall. who was not only en-
gaged . . . hut married.
BOB 4Al'lTlHl"0ll,S l'l0VV l1lIflSOI1 Illlfl BOB CHrf,S
olcl lHOClCl AA will CVCI' he COIHpEll'PCl.
Charles Houclils artistic talents and .loe thic-
l.aughlin,s ahility as a golfer would he unihinlc-
ahle to pass up.
Park Avenue Shoe Shop
S, W. Ninth Street
Shoe Shine, Shoe Polish, and Laces
ASH HARDWARE CO.
Hardware ' Appliances ' Housewares
3215 Southwest Ninth Street
GROCERIES and MEATS
2215 S. E. Fourteenth Phone 4-8436
822 WALNUT STREET
For you Seniors contemplating marriage
soon, remember we can also make you
some beautiful wedding pictures.
Lincoln Soda Grill
lAcross from Lincoln Hignh
Welcomes Your Patronage
Best of Food
Coldest Sott Drinks
Forest and loe CWingD
Tony's Shoe Service
TONY BERARD, Proprietor
2021 S. E. Sixth Street Des Moines, Iowa
3205 S. W. Ninth Street Phone 4-1913
Paints and General Hardware
Floor Sanding Equipment tor Rent
Bob Dennett's Food Market
QUALITY GROCERIES AND MEATS
Your Self Serve Store 5
Phone 3-5391 1028 Army Post Road
D . N . D .A N E S
3210 s W, Ninth street Pnnne 4-5561
Betty Rae Vallandinghams faithfulness to the
oiiice staili and cute clothes will distinguish her.
Dorothy Groves piano playing and JoAnn
Tamis puppet shows will always he a high light.
The gleam in Ralph Kissell's eye and Ben
Kissells nice ways will he worth rernemioering.
Twila Nlchlurrayis willingness to haul CVBTY-
one around in the station wagon, and Richard
Xvalkeris amliition to succeed would he unthinlc-
alile to forget.
GEIL COAL YARD
Southwest Ninth and Army Post Road
COAL. ICE AND FEED
Phone 4-3826 I. R. GEIL
Prepare for a good position with a future at A.I.B.,
Iowa's largest and most distinguished business train-
ing school, Enroll lanuary and Iune l.
Visit A.l.B. now andsee the rnany advantages this mod-
ern business school has to offer you.
A.l.B. is yours for success.
American Institute oi Business
Des Moines 7
Vvhenever we see a 1itt1e 01111 ja1opy we sha11
a1ways thin1c of .1ar1c Sarasio and John Pieart.
1V1ari1yn Hemming wi11 a1ways he famous for
her very unusua1 gigg1e.
D"1ary 1.ou Tavenner's interest in dramatics and
Dar1ene Tociciys interest in Iowa State men will
never he forgotten.
1V1ary Anne Procopio, Frances Ha1heisen, Leah
Hiatt, and 1V1ic11ae1 Da1ey wi11 he reca11ec1 as the
Hhrainsn of the group.
DES MOINES BUILDING-LOAN
AND SAVINGS ASSOCIATION
210 Sixth Avenue
DES MOINES, IOWA
2402 S. W. 9th Phone 3-2865
Southern Super Service
GREASING D TOWING
TIRES 0 BATTERIES 0 ACCESSORIES
Phone 3-9861 3000 S. W. Ninth St., Des Moines 15, Iow
For truly satisfying and economica1
Work send your Dry Cleaning
and Laundry to
LAUNDERERS - DRY CLEANERS
Keosauqua at Sixth Avenue
1949 Ianuary Graduates
2601 S. W. Ninth
Open Evenings and Sundays
R E E D ' S
Congratulations I C E C R E A M
, S. W. Ninth by
Ianuary 49 Graduates Lincgln High
K E H M ' S
PROCTOR DRUG CO. ,FOR F'-OVVERS
The Gift That Always Pleases
Walnut and Ninth Dial 3-5276
The Park Avenue Clinic
A place to meet your friends 3305 S. W. 9th
+2444 os1'EoPAm1c PHYSICIANS
Dr. D. E. SLOAN
3211 Southwest Ninth Des Moines, Iowa Residence Phone 4-4306
Dr. I. F. LeROQUE
Residence Phone 3-2l9l
C R E E D O F
THE BUILD LINCOLN HIGHER CLUB
A Non-Profit, Non-Political, Non-Sectarian Organization
With the growth and development oi a more active South Des Moines
Community, the B. L. I-l. Club, lnc., pledges its support to all community,
church and school activities.
Membership is open to any one interested in Lincoln High or the South
Des Moines Community, or any graduate from Lincoln I-ligh, or any one
18 years of age.
MEANING AND PURPOSE or' B. IL. H. CLUB
l. To support the school in all educational programs and all extra
2. To support all religious denominations.
3. To support the faculty in all their various activities.
4. To Build the South Des Moines Community to one of the best in
Membership Dues are Sl.00 yearly
lxlargaret Reilly will loe remembered as t11e girl
from Uvoguefy and 1V1ary Rumpls tennis playing
and otflter atltletic talents will set luer aside from
1V1arjorie 1'lamps11ire's sweet ways and lasting
courage will never be forgotten.
Gilloert 1V1ote will lne remembered as 1N1r. San-
der's errand boy.
Barbara Bergstrom will always lee connected
with tlte lilzrary staff, as we will recall tlte many
ltours slte contributed to it.
Fumiture Repairing ' Upholstering
Photographs For Every Occasion
420 N1N'1'1'1 STREET
Storage ' Washing ' Greasing
24 Hour Service
410 4th St. 4-0786
Launderers and Dry Cleaners
212 East Grand
Phone 4-6887 Phone 3-0181
3138 S. W. Ninth St. Des Moines 15, Io A
YELLOW CAB CO January 1949 Graduates
Messenger News Printing Co. E U T I C A
Commercial . Printers
Publishers The Place to go
3108 S. W, Ninth Telephone 3-5405
for the Names You Know
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