Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA)

 - Class of 1954

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Kenneth Carter . . . Kenny came to Lincoln from Park Ave. He is a member af homeroom 2l7. Peepers has brown eyes and black hair, He pals with Douglas, Horton, Copley, and Little. His fa- vorite teacher is Mr. Morgenthaler and his favorite subject . . . Library. Kenny's hobby is changing tires, and his big talent is chugging . . . Pepsi, Kenny lettered in Basketball. He belongs to the P.A.G. club. His big- gest thrill is yet to come. Favorite song, 'There Was A Bay." Ambition: To be a millionaire. Marylyn Therese Cash . . . "Bank" has served on Greenhorn, Regular Rail, and Home Ec. Staff. She pals with Dort, Judy, Barb, Bebe, Marianne and Lerrine. Bank has blue eyes, brown hair. Mr. Sanders is high on her list of teachers. Jour- nalism is her favorite subject. Her hobbies are being with Jae, bowling, drawing, and collecting stuffed ani- mals. Bank belongs to Calico . . . C.F.P.M .... S.S.S.R. and K.D.N. clubs. Her favorite song . . . "Secret Love," favorite quotation . . . "Heck, Yes." Marylyn is a member of home- room 2l7. Biggest thrill was receiv- ing diamond. Ambition: To see the Lone Ranger and Cisco Kid meet. Josephine Mary Cipole . . . Chips came io Lincoln from St. An- thony's School. She is President of Home Ec. Staff. Josie lists Miss Moroney as her favorite teacher and Home Ec. as her favorite subject. She has clark brown hair and brown eyes. Pals with Flip, Mary, and Bev. She says hcr favorite songs are "Cross Over the Bridge" and "As Far As l'm Concerned." Jo's talent is singing and her hobbies are writ- ing to Les and sewing . . . Jo is a faithful member of C.Y.O. club. Her biggest thrill is yet to come. Ambition: To keep working at N.W.B. then some day get married. Dole LeRoy Clark . . . Brown hair and blue eyes can only describe Dale. He came to Lincoln from Park Ave. A member of home- room 2l7. Dale was elected Editor of Greenhorn and Editor of Rail- splitter . . . Favorite teacher Miss Holmes . . . Favorite subject Jour- nalism. Clarkinskie lists his hobbies and talents as shocking Miss Holmes. His biggest thrill will be . . . starting to college. Dale has lettered in football. He pals with Larry, Bill, Jack, Dick, Rich. Pals in Jlm . . . Marilyn. Dale belongs to Calico... S.S.S.R .... C.F.P.M .... D.D.U. clubs. Ambition: To take Business Adm. at iowa U. Roger Conrath . . . "Isaac" is a member of the L.S.- M.F.T. and L.E.M.A.C. clubs. His hobbies . . . hunting, fishing, girls, and raising dogs. Roger has black hair and brown eyes. Crafts is his favorite subject. Miss Lewis tops an his list of teachers . . . He pals with Ed, Buddy, and Bob. Biggest thrill was being caught in Gray's Lake bv the cops. His favorite song "Oh My Papa," and "There Stands the Glass." "Make good money and still be poor" is Roger's favorite quotation. Ambition: Live in Canada and be a guide. Mary Luella Cooper . . . Coop is a member of hom0rOOm 2l7. She has brown hair and DYOWH eY9S4 Favorite subject Homernaking and favorite teacher Miss MoroneY - - - Mary pals with Cyn . . . Barbara V. .. Bev . . . and Myrtle . . . Cooking and sewing are her hobbies. She is a member of the D.D.C .... and B.B.S. clubs. Her favorite songs are "Cross Over the Bridge," and "l'm Available." Her biggest thrill will be graduation Ambition: To be successful in what- ever I do. Ronnie Copley . . . Ronnie came to Lincoln from Park Ave. A member of homeroom 217. Ron has red hair and brown eyes. He pals with Marshall, Montray, Car- ter, Little, Stevenson, and Bonanno. Mr. Morgenthaler is his favorite teacher. Library his favorite subject. His talents are playing pitch and canasta. Hobbies . . . a certain girl, women, old ladies . . . and loafing. He is a member of the P.A.G .... L.LJ.S.H .... P.P.W .... B.D.C. clubs. Ron's biggest thrill was when they made Milwaukee baseball famous. Favorite quotation, "What will you have?" . . . Favorite songs "Wanted" and "Granada," Ambition: To buy Milwaukee, Wis. Ardys Ellen Cornell . . . "Art" has red hair and green eyes. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Sanders. Favorite subject, Journalism, Art's big talent is always finding out if someone lies to her. She pals around with Janice, Mary, and Bert. Her favorite quotation is "It's the most- est to say the leastest about the bestest." Her favorite song is "Wanted" and her hobby is keeping late hours on weekends. Art's big- gest thrill will be . . . getting out of school. Ambition: To "Llve it up." Mary Alice Cox . . . Amazon . . . has brown hair and hazel eyes. She came to Lincoln from Bondurant. A member of homeroom 217. Mary pals with Mary Ellen, Mary Jo, and the rest of the "ten" in the gang. Her talents are yet to be revealed. Her hobbies are horse back riding, dancing, swimming . . . bowling and . . . BOYS!!! and bas- ketball. She is a member of the Norwalk Saddle Club, S.T.T.T.H.S., N.E.C., T.F.M.S.L. and M.F.P.P. clubs. Mary's biggest thrill will be gradu- ation. Miss Holmes and Mr. Sanders are he-r favorite teachers . . . JLM. and -History top her list of subjects. Ambition: Raise and train saddle horses and always be happy. Charles Cross . . . Charlie was elected Vice President of Sr. Student Council this semester... He has brown hair and blue eyes. A member of homeroom 2l7. Chuck pals with Harry, John, Bradley, and Frank. His talents are undiscovered. Hobbies, sports of all kinds. Lettered twice in football . . . twice in wres- tling. His favorite subject English. Favorite teacher Mr. Stone. Chucks biggest thrill was being Q member of the Lincoln wrestling teqm which took the city title and having Q chance to go to state. Also Joyce Ambition: To be successful in coll lege . . . and throughout life,

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Gordon Boudewyn . . . "Gordy" came to Lincoln from Park Ave. A member of homeroom 2l7. Brown hair . . . green eyes describes "Gordy." Favorite teacher is Mr. Jackson . . . favorite subject Com. Law. Gordy's hobbies are model air- planes. Clubs . . . L.S.M.F.T. . . . L.E.M.A.C. "You don't have to be crazy, but it helps" is Gordy's favor- ite saying. "O Mein Papa" and "Warsaw Concerto" tops on his list of songs . . . Biggest thrill was going flying in an airplane. Ambition: To be a lawyer and be lucky. Shirley Ann Bradshaw . . . A real cute gal with blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair could describe none other than Shirley. Member H. R. 2l7. She pals around with Ruth . . . Georgia . . . Diane . . . Mary J .... Mary L .... Mary E. . . . Mary A .... Merilyn . . . Irene. Mr. Sanders is her favorite teacher . . . Journalism her favorite subject. Served office staff . . . Regular... Senor Rail. She has participated in three school plays, "Snafu" . . . "Harvey" . . . "You Can't Take lt with You." Shirley's favorite song "My Restless Love," Ambition: To move out of Iowa, become a private secretary. Nancy Jane Bristow . . . Nance served on cafeteria staff six semesters, Sec. staff two semesters. A member of homeroom 2l7. Came to Lincoln from Howe. Nance has brown hair, brown eyes. Always seen with Barb, Jean, or Sally. Her fa- vorite subject typing, favorite teach- er is Miss Streiby. Nancy's hobbies are roller skating, BOYS, and teasing Barney . . . and Jean. Her many talents are . . . pestering Sanders and talking on the phone. She be- longs to Calico, S.A.H., G.U.Y.S., S.E.M. clubs. Her biggest thrill was her first airplane ride with Barney. Ambition: Be a successful stenogra- pher. Joyce Elaine Brokaw . . . Joey hails from Maple Grove. She is a member of homeroom 217 . . . Joyce has dark brown hair and brown eyes . . . Her talent is assisting Shirl in giving Mr. Stone gray hair. Hobbies are swimming, reading, loaf- ing in the sun. Her biggest thrill will be graduation. Joyce has served an Student Council . . . and the Journalism staffs. She pals with Shirl, Lou, and Joanie. Belongs to T.W.F.S. . . and . . . C.F.G. . . . clubs. Joey's favorite subject is Journalism . . . Favorite teacher, Mr. Sanders. "Secret Love" is Joyce's favorite song. Ambition: To become a good nurse, and later a medical missionary. Mary Lou Brubaker . . . "Mosy" made a good class treasurer. Served on Junior and Senior Student Councils, Chorus, Glee Club, Office Staff, Regular and Senior Rail Staffs. Hobbies include writing to Dick... talking about Dick, and collecting pictures of Dick. Moe belongs to Tick Tack . . . l.G.A.R .... C.P.M. and D.l,C.K. clubs. "To Be Alone" is on the top of her hit parade. Pals with Mick, Sal, Florie, Donna, Millsie, Mag, Sher, Bev, and Ellen. Moe Lu Bru's talents are staying awake all night and writing sketches. tWhat a jobllj Bru's biggest thrills were getting engaged, graduation, and being elected class treasurer. Ambition: To marry Dick soon and always make him very happy. Ruth Jean Burress . . . Dark brown hair . . . brown eyes describes Ruthie. A member of home- room 2l7. Came from Elm Grave. Ruth's favorite teacher is Mr. San- ders . . . Favorite subject . Jour- nalism. She pals with Georgie . . . Shirley and the rest of the g0nQ . . . One of the Big Ten. Ruth was Make-Up Editor of the Regular Rail, High-Lights . . . Editor of the Senior Rail, Talents . . . drivingADarrell's car into the ditch. Hobbies . . . eating . . . dancing . . . Darrell... red head . . . and Darrell. Belongs to l.G.A.R .... M.F.P.P .... S.T.T.T.H.S .... and Gay Teen clubs. Ruth's biggest thrill . . . re- ceiving diamond . . . A sweet gal. Ambition: To marry Darrell!!! Florence Marie Burrier . . . Flip comes from Charles City. She has brown hair and blue eyes. A member of homeroom 2l7. Short- hand is tops to her, and Miss Mo- roney is her favorite teacher. 'Her hobbies are reading and . . . writing letters but her talents are all hidden. She is a member of the M.B.T.M. and O.Y.C.O.B.D. clubs . . . Her biggest thrill will be graduation. She has served on the Home Ec. staff. Her favorite saying is "You'Il never know." Can be seen with Josie, Francie, Carolyn, Glenda, Joyce, and Ruth. Her favorite songs are "Cross Over the Bridge" and "As Far As I'm Concerned." Ambition: To be happy and have friends. Sally Marthann Byrnes . . . Served on Regular Rail as circulation manager, and Senior Rail as one of the sketch editors . . . Get-together committee . . . "Monsters" talents include writing . . . to Jerry, talking about Jerry, and . . . running up BIG telephone bills. Her favorite songs are "To Be Alone," and "Bell Bottom Blues." Can always be seen with Florie, Moe, Mick, Shirley, Sher- ry, Donnie, Mag, Bev, and El. Sal's most loved subjects are journalism and Jerry. Spends her spare time eating, writing to Jerry, and sleep- ing. Very faithful to l.G.A,R .... C.P.M .... J.E.R.R.Y .... clubs. LuAnn's big thrills are graduation and receiving her ring. Ambition: To marry Jerry and al- ways be happy. Sharon Marie Cain . . . Sharon's hobbies are eating, sleep- ing . . . Dick, teasing Joe . . . and Dick. She is a member of home- room 2I7. Sharon has brown hair and brown eyes. Home Ec. is her favorite subject and Miss Moroney her favorite teacher. Sharon pals with Shirley, Jeannie, Jo Ann, and Donna. Her favorite songs are "Bell Bottom Blues," "Wanted," and "Steel Guitar Chimes." Graduation is her biggest thrill, Ambition: To own o Cadillac and go to California with Shirley, Jean- nie, and Jo Ann. Robert Allen Canny . . . Shorty has brown hair and blue eves. Hails from Park Ave. ls a member of homeroom 2l7. Bob has served on the art staff and Jr. Student Council. Spanish is his favorite sub- ject . . . Miss Holmes is his favorite teacher. Bob pals with Missouri, Dicker, and Slim. His talents are too many to mention. Hobbies are art, motorcycles, and going to drive- ins. He belongs to the cuicycles club. Graduation will be his biggest thrill. His favorite songs are "China Doll,l'.and "There Stands the Glass." Ambition: To make good and have a lot of money.



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Edward Cunningham . . . Ed hails from Jefferson. A member of homeroom 2l7. Ed has black hair and brown eyes. His favorite subject is history . . . and high on his list of favorite teachers is Miss Holmes. He pals with Terry . . . Roger . . . and Dave. Favorite quo- tation, "Don't di ou." Favorite Q Y song, "Runem Off.' Ed's hobby is raising dogs Ambition: To own a nationally known dog kennel. Myrtle Francis Cutler . . . Mert pals with Mary, Cynthia, Bar- bara, and Beverly. Favorite subject History . . . Favorite teacher Miss Holmes. Mrytle is a member of homeroom 217. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. Mert has been a member of the Junior and Senior Student Councils, Sr. Chorus, and Glee Club. Her talents are playing the piano, writing letters, eating, and loafing. Hobbies are sewing, cooking, and collecting pictures. She belongs to the B.B.S .... O.B.D .... O.Y.C .... B.B. clubs. Her biggest thrill is yet to come. Ambition: To be a success and do some of the things l have wanted to do. Mary Rose Dethrow . . . 5' 2" eyes of blue and blonde hair describes this cute little gal. hails from Howe school and She is a member of homeroom ll9. Toots pals Norma, Nancy, Barbara, and Shirley. She served on office staff four semesters Greenhorn taff . . . s and Sr. Rail staff. She belongs to Y-Teens, Calico, R.A.T.T.C .... and 4-J.O.K.E.R.S. club. Playing the man- dolin is her big talent. Collecting Hank Snow and Hank Williams rec- ords is her hobby. "Walk Lightly" is her favorite song. Favorite quo- tation . . . "Why, surel!" Biggest thrill will be . , . graduation. Ambition: To go to college and be a success. Glenda Jean Dickey . . . "Glen" who has brown hair and hazel eyes came to Lincoln from Mc- Kinley. She is in homeroom ll9. Glen lists her favorite teacher as Mr, Chatman . . . and favorite subject as Study Halli She can be seen with Sal, Dix, Marsh, Fran, Donna, Jan. and Mary. She has served on the office staff. Glenda's talents . . making Sal and Mary miserable, sleeping, eating Pizza with Fran. Her hobby is figuring out SaIly's jokes and then laughing at them. l.O.L.E.M.A.C .... I.F.L.A .,.. and D.O.N. clubs. Biggest thrill is U.S.- A.F. and graduation . . . tat Iostl. Ambition: To win scads of clothes and . . . make good in T.V. with ??? Merilyn R. Dobbins . . . The ability to get along with lrene is Mare's talent. She came to Lin- coln from Park Ave. Mare has clark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She pals with Mary Ellen, Irene, and the rest of the gang. Journalism and History are her favorite subjects, and Miss Holmes and Mr. Sanders are her favorite teachers. Merilyn has served on Jr. Student Council, and participated in a school play, "Death Takes A HoIiday." Her hob- bies are dancing, horseback riding, basketball, slumber parties . . . and one man!! A member of S.T.T.T.H S. . . . N.E.C .... T.F.M.S.L. . . . M.F.P.P. clubs. Ambition: To be a success. Diane Dolly Dressler . . . f Brown hair, blue eyes describes this short and sweet little gal. She came to Lincoln from Saylor . . . Mr. San- ders is her favorite teacher . . . Favorite subjects . . . chorus and journalism. "Dolly'f has served on Student Council, Library Staff and Sextet . . . Was also Usher Chair- man. Friends are Mary Ellen, Meri- Jo, Mary L., Mary A., lrene, Mari- lyn, Shirl, Ruth, Georgia and Paula Diane's hobbies are swimming, bowl- ing, ice skating, and loafing. She belongs to S.T.T.T.H.S .... N.E.C. . . . T.F.M.S.L .... M.F.P.P. and THE BIG TEN. Graduation, bowling 2ll and owning her own-car are her biggest thrills. Ambition: To attend S.LJ.l. and own a car. Shirley Exford . . . Hails from Maple Grove. Homeroom ll9 . . . Professor has blonde hair, hazel eyes . . . Pals with Anita, Jean, Beverly, Barb, Nancy and Mary Lou. Typing and Shorthand are her favor- ite subjects, Miss Moroney her fa- vorite teacher. Shirley's hobbies are sewing, singing, and Crocheting. Tal- ents yet to be discovered. A mem- ber of A.B.S. club. Graduation will be her biggest thrill . . . "Oh My Papa" and "Secret Love" are her favorite songs. Favorite quotation , . . "You can do anything you want to bad enough." Ambition: To be successful in every- thing I attempt. Frances Jean Favaro . . . Big brown eyes and brown hair de- scribes this cute gal. She comes to Lincoln from St. Joseph's. A mem- ber of Homeroom ll9. Fran pals with Donna, Janet, Phyl, Sal, Glen, Marsha and Sandra. Boys . . . eat- ing, sleeping . . . and more boys are her hobbies. Eating Pizza with Glen is her big talent. She belongs to the M.I.J .... L.E.M.A.C .... T.F.M.S.L. clubs. Fran has served on gym staff. Mr. Sanders her fa- vorite teacher. Art her favorite sub- ject. Fran's biggest thrill is yet to come. Ambition: Fly to the moon in Phyl's home made rocket and live on green cheese. Richard Fazio . . . Came to Lincoln from Park Avenue. Hunting, fishing, and eating take up Faz's spare time. His main talent is breaking light bulbs in the hall. Can always be seen with Bill Barrett. Possessor of beautiful brown eyes and dark brown hair. Dick's favor- ite song is "Heart of My Heart." Spanish tops his list of subjects and Mr. Stone is his favorite teacher. One of the members of C.C.C.C. and J.E.R.K.S. Dick claims his biggest thrill was receiving his football mon- ogrom. Ambition: To be a success and have a lot of money. Richard C. J. Felice . . . Dick hails from Howe. A member of Homeroom ll9. Dick has black hair, brown eyes . . . Pals with Jack, Larry, Rich. Mr. Stone is his favor- ite teacher and chemistry his favor- ite subject. Chief Justice of Sr Student Council, Editor of Sr. Rail, and Sports Editor of Greenhorn. He lettered twice in football . . . once in basketball. Receiving the honor of team captain of the 53-54 bask- ketball team was Dick's biggest thrill. Hobbies are sports of all kinds. Be- lOf'1Qs to R.A.G .... N.O.C. clubs. "Heck Yes" is Richard's favorite quotation. fThat's all we ever hear when he is aroundllj Ambition: To be someone!!!

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