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

 - Class of 1954

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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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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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Janet Mae Flatt . . . Jan hails from McKinley. Home- room 119. Jan has brown hair and blue eyes. Mr. Sanders is her favor- ite teacher . . . History her favorite subject. She pals with Donna, Fran, Sondra, Sal, Glen, Marsha, and Shir- ley. Jan has been in two school plays, "Harvey" and 'Dear Ruth." Served on Reg. Rail Staff, Her tol- ents are cooking, sleeping and bowl- ing. Hobbies, tennis and baseball. Jan belongs to Calico, S.S.S.R .... C.T.P .... and D.O.A clubs. "You Goofed" is Jan's favorite quotation. Biggest thrill . . . graduation and being in two school plays. Ambition: To be a success, own a Lincoln...and see the world with Donna. Judy Marie Fontanini . . . Brown hair, big brown eyes describe this cute gal. Member of Homeroom 119. Crafts is "Font's" favorite sub- ject. She pals around with Moses, Molly, Marianne, Dort, Marylyn, Beebe, Lerrine and all the gang. Her talents, canning . . . lobsters . . . snails . . . eating . . . sleeping . . . arguing . . . jumping rope. Served on Nurse's Staff tour semesters. Jun- ior Student Council, Chairman of Judicial Committee Ninth Grade. Elected Homecoming Princess. Big- gest thrill will be graduation . . . "Font's" favorite songs are "Chew Tobacco Rag," "Farmer in the Dell." Ambition: To be a professional gar- bage collector with Dort and Beeb. Doris Jean Frecl . . . Eating, writing letters, and Jerry are Jcannie's hobbies. Talents are all hidden. Jean came to Lincoln from Howe. A member of Homeroom l'9. Jean has brown hair and blue eyes. Favorite teacher Miss Moroney, fa- vorite subject, Chorus. She pals with Anita, Shirley, Nancy, Barb, and Helen. Jean has served on Home F' Staff and Chorus. Belongs to the l.G.A.R. club. She always says, "Where there's a Will there's a Way." "Stardust" and "Yours" are tops on her list of songs. Her big- gest thrill is yet to come. fOh Happy Daylllj Ambition: To have many friends and make a certain someone happy. Robert Harry Gamble . . . Bob a member of Homeroom 119. Came to Lincoln from Washington. Pals with Bellizzi, Wolfe, and Scott. English is Bob's favorite subject. Mr. Berry his favorite teacher. Bob has been in Chorus and Glee Club, Sr. Homeroom, Student Council President in Ninth Grade. Playing the guitar and hunting are his hobbies. He has won four letters in track. His big- gest thill was appearing on a televi- sion panel. "Tis better to have lived and loved than to never have lived at all" is his favorite quotation. Ambition: To graduate from a Sem- inary. Donna Lee Hampshire . . . Brown hair i???l blue eyes describes "Ham," A member of Homeroom ll9. Came to Lincoln from Wash- ington. Miss Mitchell is her favorite teacher, Chorus her favorite subject. Pals with Lerrine, Marian, Harriett, Bernice and Beeb. Served on Home Ec. Staff and Gym Staff. Belongs to C.F.P.M .... S.S.S.R .... C.P.W .... Calico and D.L.A.D. ice skating is her hobby. Ham's fa- vorite song is "Bell Bottom Blues." Donna's biggest thrill is yet to come. Lettered in Hopscotch and Tiddly Winks. Ambition: To tour all over the world with Lerrine in her Rocket Ship. Ralph Eugene Hartley . . . Gov is a member of Homeroom 119. Hails from Washington. Can alwavs be seen with Lanny and Frank. ROlPl1 has blue eyes and brown hair. Mr. Ator is his favorite teacher, wood- shop his favorite subject.. His big talent is blowing bubbles with bubble gum. Hobbies are fishing and golf. Belgngs to club. - RGlDl'1'S biggest thrill was passing Miss Selby in History 5 and 6. "Heart of My Heart" and "Rags to Riches" are his favorite songs. "What the heck is that, stupid?" is his favorite quo- tation. Ambition: To be a success and own a 1954 Oldsmobile. Judy Harvey . . . Judy has served on Nurse's Staff seven semesters and participated in two school plays, "Death Takes A Holiday and "Snafu." Harv is a member of homeroom 119, has dark hair and blue eyes. Came to Lin- coln from Park Ave. Collecting rec- ords and swimming are Judy's hob- bies. Belongs to F.N. and F.M.A. clubs. Favorite teacher Miss Scan- lan, favorite subject Dramatics. Judy pals with Marie Ruth, Judy, and Sally. Biggest riifiii will be gradu- ating from S.U.l .... and also go- ing with Guy. "September Song" is her favorite song. Ambition: To become a Registered Nurse. Shirley Ann Hawbaker . . . Shirl came to Lincoln from Park Ave. A member of Homeroom 119. Mr. Stone her favorite teacher, Chemistry her favorite subject. Shirl has light brown hair and blue eyes. Pals with Ruthy . . . Myrn . , . Lou . . . Joey and Coe. Served in Band since 7t grade. Belongs to T.W.F.S. club. Hobbies are swimming and archery. Talent, giving Mr. Stone gray hair. Biggest thrill will be graduation. "Bells of St. Mary's" and "l'll Walk Alone" are her favorite songs. "You can't laugh until I laugh" is her favorite quotation. Ambition: To graduate from Broad- lawns School of Nursing with flying colors. Frances Honnold Heothcote . . . Fran has brown hair and brown eyes. Hails from Howe. A member of Homeroom 119. Miss Holmes and Mr. Sanders are her favorite teach- ers. English and Journalism her fo- vorite subjects. Pals with Carolyn, Ernie, Fran, Mary, Judy and Florence. Talents are yet to be revealed. Hob- bies are bowling, Jerry, the gong, Jerry, and loafing. Belongs to F.T.A. . . . O.B.D .... O.Y.C .... B.B. . . . l.G.A.R. clubs. Her. biggest thrill was getting married. "Be My Love" and "Because" are her favor- ite songs. "oo-bee-dow" is her fa- vorite quotation. Ambition: To live, love, and be happy with "Jerry." Sondra Sue Heckman . . . This cute gal has brown hair and hazelheyes. She came to Lincoln from Valley. A member of Home- room ll9. Pals with Shirley, Mari- lyn, Nancy, and all the gang. Served on Gym Staff, Sec. of F.T.A .... Greenhorn and Regular Rail. Mr. Sanders is her favorite teacher. Her favorite subject Homeroom. Hobbies are eating, sleeping, Jim, driving, Jim. Belongs to l.G.A.R .... S.S.S.R. . . . J.l.M .... C.P.M .... Tick Tock and Calico. Her biggest thrill will be graduation. Toe dancing is her big talent. Ambition: To always be happy and have many many friends.

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