Alleman High School - Pioneer (Rock Island, IL)

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L1 TH S'f:a1.4 , Y ' X fx? 1 R 3135 Mfg wwsiff 1 CH Edsinaroif UNCH ,N X Moline Q ,,523vE'5E?:gQ2,x:5' -' 7 "1 f A egg sf a '- --1951 G ' flififzw f , f-gim., ,R Y L1 sig f"'ebr5i3e- LLXMSWLV.. 4 ,fi sr. Anuessgfguuncn East Molliii UA ,A H SIMM r L:1,mEfL:aQi,, Wi Q F5591 7'?E"fv "5 ,335 ite- A Century Love of God and of fellowmen and a desire to bring to them the truths of Catholicity impelled Father John George Alleman to become one of the pioneer builders of the West. This inspired missionary enkindled the fire of faith in the hearts of men and fed the flames with the fuel of the Sacraments and his own burning love of God. The success of his efforts is manifested in a lasting memorial to him-the embodiment of his love for God, his zeal for souls, and his forceful initiative. Materialistically this monument is the sturdy structure of the school bearing his name but in a higher sense it is a structure "not built with hands," a structure that will live forever in the hearts of God and men. Father Alleman was born in 1806 near Strasbourg, Alsace. Little is known of his youth but it is believed he was employed as a foreman in a French linen factory. At the age of twenty he gave up worldly pursuits and began studying for the priest- hood. He emigrated to America when he was twenty-six and went at once to the Dominican novitiate of St. Rose, Spring- field, Kentucky. There he was clothed with the Dominican habit and continued his studies for the priesthood. On June 8, 1834, he was ordained a priest in St. John's Church, Zanes- ville, Ohio, and was assigned to work in the missions of Ohio. He then began his long career as an itinerant missionary. Most of this time was spent in the Mississippi Valley. He traveled throughout Ohio, Iowa, and southern Illinois. Urged by Rt. Rev. Wm. Quarter, the first Bishop of Chicago, to give himself entirely to this portion of the diocese, Father Alleman selected Rock Island as the center of his apostolate. Arriving in 1851, he sought out several German Catholics, among them Ignatius Huber and John Zeipgler. The project of building a new church was broached and taken up with such enthusiasm that he soon had in his possession the prop- erty where St. Mary's church and rectory now stand. A struc- ture, 30 by 50 feet, of limestone brought from the Morman 6 Temple at Nauvoo, was erected by Father Alleman with the assistance of the Littig, Meisner, and other Catholic families. lt was dedicated to St. James and the cornerstone was laid on August 31, 1851. Catholicity was making such rapid strides that in May, 1856, Father John P. Donelson was sent to assist him in his labors. With characteristic unselfishness and tireless energy Father Alleman turned to a new field of activity. Having laid a firm foundation for St. Mary's, St. Joseph's, Sacred Heart, and St. Paul's churches, he placed his iob in capable hands and once more became itinerant. Before this time, however, he planted the roots of the Catholic Church in Moline, where in 1857, the first church, a frame structure, was dedicated to St. Anthony. Following the com- pletion of St. Anthony's, St. Mary's, Sacred Heart, and Holy Trinity churches, as well as St. Mary's, and St. Anne's churches in East Moline were founded. Also in this area Father Alleman organized Immaculate Church in Hampton in 1852, Holy Name, Coal Valley, in 1858, St. John, the Baptist, Rapids City, in 1857, and St. Patrick's, Edgington, in 1858. The racking labor of twenty-five years of constant traveling and privations was taking its toll and in 1863 Father Alleman retired to assume a chaplaincy in St. Louis. He died there July 14 1 in Calvary cemetery in an he had lived, a humble friar intent not about a name or record. lt was trait that made him what blending of the best which made him him and by all who ,f .ff rw... ,.,, Mepwf Q' ...Q X is""f-sum., .. 7 STAFF Editors MARY ANN LAMPO KATHLEEN CONNORS Business Manager LLOYD COOPMANS Arf JOYCE BAKER Circulaiion DONALD SLEEZER BOB DEBREY ED VERCAUTREN Phoiography NEVA MURPHY TOM VALIQUETTE Classes ANNA MAE VROMBOUT CATHERINE TULLY Sports TOM FLATLEY DAVID MILLER Literary MARIE BILLESBACH MARY CATHERTNE REDECKER JOYCE PUTNAM 'MM T51?'f,sg'f5w Ny - - srmiqw A ig, "" is -f A 7-3 wr W ,Www Q . X, zs, LfEVf2?f9mfffWW A f A St. Maria Chapel N 8 II WIT Section One CLASSES Section Two RELIGION Section Three ORGANIZATIONS Section Four ACTIVITIES 4 Mwcw ,M 4, .ww The Most Reverend JOSEPH H. SCHLARMAN D.D., Ph.D., J.C.D., Bishop of Peoria Bishop Schlarman has been the spiritual leader of the Peoria diocese for twenty-one years. His Excellency, who has done much work in advancing the progress of the Church in the Middle West, has become to us, the youth of his diocese, the ideal leader whose generosity toward God is prompting us, too, to be ardent workers in the noble cause of spreading the faith. 10 Administration The administration of Alleman High School is under the supervision of Father John O'Connor, principal. His direc- tion combined with the guidance of His Excellency, Bishop Schlarman, and Monsignor F. P. Blecke, diocesan director of schools, make for an efficient functioning school plant. The board of directors, composed of pastors of the area once again assumed the burden of finances as well the over-all planning for the school. When it came to details, however, it was Father O'Connor who took over. In addi- tion to his many duties as principal, Father found time in his busy day to meet the pupils, discuss their problems with them and yet took a keen interest in the school's social and sports activities. Very Rev. MSGR. F. P. BLECKE Alleman School Board held its first meeting in September. Left to right: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Thomas J. Jordan, Very Rev. Msgr. J. J. Leven, Rev. John O'Connor, Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. H. Durkin, Rev. Enos H. Barnes, Rev. Wm. Cleary. l l To The Seniors Dear Graduates: This year we are celebrating the first cen- tinary of the coming of Father Alleman to Rock Island. Naturally the Catholics of this area look back with satisfaction upon the wonderful growth of the Church here during the past century. Not among the least accomplishments ofthe Church in this community has been the erection. of our own magnificent school which bears the name of the giant pioneer priest, John George Alleman. The work that Father Alleman initiated a hundred years ago is being carried on ever more magnificently through the parishes, the schools and the homes of Rock Island County. lt has been your privilege toattend Alleman High School for half your high school career. Here we hope that you have advance in "wisdom, age and grace before God and man." Your parents, your pastors and your teach- ers have worked and sacrificed to give you the best that Catholic education can offer. Rightly, do they expect you to be the highest type of American Catholic men and women. We are certain that if you live up to the ideals taught at Alleman, the Church will progress even more rapidly than she has in the past, a vigorous Catholic family life will flourish, parishes and schools will multiply and the Kingdom of God will increase. Principal, Alleman High School Administration . 1 N X x The Reverend J. POWERS The financial affairslof Alleman are under the direction of Father Richard Powers. Father adds to his full schedule by teaching Latin and directing the Glee Club. Reverend SYLVESTER PALACZ Building for the future, Father Sylvester Palacz, athletic director, has helped to lay a firm foundation for the Alleman sports program of tomorrow. ln ad- dition to his sports activities, Father has classes in Mechanical Drawing, Mathematics and Religion. Miss CATHERINE COLLIGAN Miss Colligan directs the efficient serving of hundreds of lunches daily. Her generosity and kind- ness produces an atmosphere "almost like home." OFFICE PERSONNEL Miss Anna Mae Hollemback Miss Mariorie Jones I3 L Y Y W Y M -'AP' ,mmgmw SISTER ALEXIA, 0.5.5. SISTER M. ANNELLE, B.V.M. SISTER ANTOINETTE, 0.5.3. SISTER M. ARTHUR, O.S.F Religion, Art Religion, Mathematics Religion, Sociology, English Religion, English Facult SISTER M. BERNARD, O.S.B. SISTER M. BORGIA, B.V.M, Religion, Mathematics Religion, Journalism, English SISTER CELESTINE, O.S.B. Biology SISTER CLARISSE, 0.5.3. Religion, History, Geography I X 'W'-asf bar SISTER M. EMMANUEL, O.P. SISTER M. FABER, B.V.M. SISTER M, FELICITE, B.V.M. SISTER M. FRANCILE, B.V.M. Religion, Physics, Chemistry, Religion, Bookkeeping, Short Religion, Typing, Shorthand Religion, Home Economics General Science hand, General Business ' 2-S155 f SISTER GABRIEL, O.S.B. SISTER JOANNA, O.S.F. SISTER M. JULIANA, B.V.M. Religion, Typing, Shorthand Religion, English Religion, History, English SISTER LOUISE, O.S.B. Religion, English, Latin SISTER M. LUCILLA, B.V.M. Religion, Latin I5 SISTER MADELINE, O.S.B. SISTER MARY ST. MAJELLA, SISTER MARY VERA, B.V.M. SISTER MARY WILFRED, O.P. Religion, Band B.V.M. Religion, Mafhemaiics Religion, Library Religion, English, Hisiory Facult MISS TIMOTHEA VANN MR. DANIEL NAERT MR, DONALD J. MORRIS MR. JOSEPH J. LUCAS Girls' Physical Education Industrial Arts Coacl-I Coach I6 A-ALEX. Special Facult The students are grateful to the priests of the area who so generously gave their time to Alleman. They served as spiritual counselors. No matter how busy they were in their own parishes, they always man- aged to be at Alleman to hear confessions before First Fridays and to teach their weekly religion classes just as they also willingly gave up their time during retreat to advise the students in their problems and help them to start their lives anew. Rt. Reverend MSGR. THOMAS J. JORDAN ,ss Reverend EUGENE E. GOULD Reverend JOSEPH WOLVERS Reverend JEROME MORRISSEY Reverend BERTHOLD DRENDEL Reverend NICODEMUS RUSSO We Gffefmfae WL ediw KM ten book scholastic education in if Alleman with the rest of promoting of the Smit , ! 1 l 1 ids? .eg , " J' ll 'fr 5.52 .uv Seniors The world was at war as the seniors neared gradu- ation, but undaunted, they made ready to go into the life for which they had suited themselves. They con- centrated on preparing for the future leadership that they hoped would make the world a better place, a world free of strife and prejudice. Although the year was spent in earnest study, the seniors did not forget the gaiety that is so much a part of this final scholastic year. Once again they set the pattern for social functions, taking the lead in arranging dances and Student Council activities. They aided in the formation of the clubs initiated this year. The Staff of the 1951 PIONEER was composed almost entirely of seniors. The monthly school publication, the ALLEMANEWS was edited by a group of senior iournalists during the first semester, with the iunior iournalists receiving their first experience in the Fourth Estate during the second semester. 4+ y T sr t get iffgtf: of ' r , . , . , ,, , . Wulf' limit gwf-s Mg l. A If P. jg' K 'D T' 2 K '04 'i LAW 2557 iff", 'FM' 3 5 gg. .3 We 2 i .-.s stile 5 ,m,1gwE5fss'l gl r- lg ni m.,..,,k if f ii f , gd Q ff- 2 i 'Es ' .,'::1:sa .:Q, ' s' ,':.z..1':::q.' I ja ?ali...l...f.-lftllllille ,. 11:i,s ,..,f Q: p 3 f 3 , ,V , li u ' ef . . .,..,W,,,,, ,,,,,.,.,,,,,,s,,V ,, , 'V A .WM f!Li..':::'f:r::5 I , I , I r. DONALD ANDERSON FRANCIS ADLFINGER JOYCE BAKER JEAN BEHRENS Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island Not to be outdone in any field the seniors added their talents to a successful sports program. Meeting stiff competition this year, the football and basket- ball teams have records of which they can well be proud. The seniors leave Alleman with memories of two short years in this new school. They depart with the knowledge that they have had access to the finest facilities and have been taught by the most capable faculty in the world of modern education. Their un- derstanding of the truths of Catholicity will light the path into the future no matter how darkened it becomes by world conditions. The realization that God is their constant companion gives them the con- fidence so needed to face the life beginning at com- mencement. ARCHIE BERT MARIE BILLESBACH St. Anne's, East Moline St. Mary's, Rock Island SUZANNE BRENNAN PHYLLIS BULTYNCK JAMES BUSH RICHARD CAMPANA Sacred Heart, Rock Island St. Ambrose, Milan St. Joseph's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island 21 I I 54, , MESH' , I I JEAN CARLSON ROSALYN CAROLON LEAH CARRON JEANNINE CICCOMOSCOLO St. Mary's, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island Seniors I95I if JACK COLLINS KATHLEEN CONNORS Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Moline DOLORES COOPMAN FRANK COOPMAN LLOYD COOPMANS JOSEPH CORKEN St. Mary's, Moline St. Mary's, Moline Sacred Heart, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island 22 . Pm, I ROBERT DEBREY ROBERT DEGEN JOANNE DePAEPE ROBERT DE SMET St. Anne's, East Moline St. Ambrose, Milan St. Joseph's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Moline The Nearest Thing to Heaven ' M ya I I i i JOSEPH DREFCHINSKI PATRICIA EDMONDS BONNIE ERVIN THOMAS FLATLEY St. Anne's, East Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. PauI's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Moline 23 1. qs... Kas. , ff wif 'TLT 5 XQVNVLAQ' h A .. 1 ,is 2: EZ' " 1 1 I JERRY FORSLUND CHARLES FRIZOL MARY CATHERINE GLYNN JULIANNE HERR Sacred Heart, Rock Island SI. Mary's, Moline Sacred Heart, Moline Sacred Heart, Rock Island TERRY HEWITT RITA HINES JEANNETTE HOEG JUNE HOGAN St. Mary's, Moline St. JosepI1's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Moline ST. Mary's, Moline Play a Simple Melody! llxrg ROBERT HOLLEMBAEK GERALD HOURIGAN WILLIAM HUMPHREY PATRICIA HUTTON St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Mary's, Moline Sacred Heart, Moline St. Mary's, Moline I It ff.-C fl' I i LORRAINE JANSSENS CONNIE JENNINGS WALTER JOHNSON FRANK JONES St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Mary's, Moline St. Mary's, East Moline Sacred Heart, Rock Island Seniors I9 I THOMAS KLARKOWSKI CLARENCE KLAUER Sacred Heart, Moline St. Mary's, Rock Island 25 X ...J- JEAN LADKIN MARY ANN LAMPO JERRY LIEVENS ALAN LOGAN Sacred Heart, Moline St. Mary's, East Moline St. Mary's, Moline St. Mary's, Moline Seniors I95I RICHARD LOPEZ ROBERT LONGCOR St. Mary's, East Moline St. Mary's, Moline MARGUERITE MACK DORIS MARTENS LES MASSARROLLO ARLINE MATTHEWS St. Patrick's, Edgington Sacred Heart, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island 26 . ZIETZ' "ZZ'5 ff:11:I:EIi5 .' 'I-IZ' 22. :M 4 kts 5 QQ M 'M IWW? B Y' Q 'Rfk f 493 W if K I 3...- -.0 'J W , I a -I If -r.. .1- MEERSMAN JOSEPH MENDOZA SARA MCGINTY JEANNE ' I d ed :E'E If '. AI 14 Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Mollne Sacred Heart, Rock Is an 4. yn" .1 ' -f MONICA MILLER PATRICIA MINARD St Joseph s Rock Island Sacred Heart Moline me LICE MORAN MARY ANN MORRIS VIVIAN MULERT ANITA MIRR A I1' R k Island Sacred Heart, Moline Sacred Heart, Moline Sacred Heart, Rock Island St.Josep s, oc 27 I NEVA MURPHY LILLIAN NAAB EVELYN NEIBUR Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Islanc I :MTFQE ,Q sf rw 5 me It A Merry Life JACK PODLASH JOYCE PUTNAM MARY CATHERINE REDECKER KENNETH ROGERS Sacred Heart, Rock Island St. Mary's, Rock Island St. Mary's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island 28 ,yay 4 ,W r i J, yjgiae Kvfgqgz 5-:E ' 93'E.Sr25TL3'32fl1 ' ' ' ' 155359135 , , . 13952: 532375 -. ' -5322-glwgii " V , - ,g,, is N s .,,,, - -., MELVIN SCHARBROECK RICHARD SHAFER JANET SHOWALTER EUGENE SIMPSON St. Anne's, East Moline Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island 'W "-Q A I fr.n. dfiif in- . . w ww I I. ,l.- ,ze -I ,..' "lr ':"' iit' ' ' 1 "" I I ' A Q 1 , I lll' wi il' I TW 22- 4.5M I ' we fa' 53221 'T -P ' , 'ii Q ' EL A 'sift I . . rs, V ,Q 521, fr wh f I T9 ..,. s .. A I 'alr f , 1 Y if fr , - , I If H22 DONALD SLEEZER GERALD SMET EMMITT SMITH STEPHAN SPELTZ St. Anne's, East Moline Sacred Heart, Moline St. Josepl1's, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island 29 TULLY THOMAS VALIQUETTE Moline St. Mclry's, Rock lslcind I Ain'f Gof Weary Yef 54 E mil, ,. A i i--i. w gzf ' U ,, , - :fx 21512: 'fzigiifz A , ' A Q29 1 I X , M aff - E' A Miz'i:ff:iWs:f,1f fl My O ..,., fl M 5527 'WW' . V 1-ee.-2,-. - i" NE" ' 'f?797N"?i -A is , a:2:':::E A in if L QS M ft: , 1 ,gf ff-.: 1215? 'W 25:52 . 171- lm.. .M ff if fzg, QA ., em W K A 4 a is X E i W :mi 1 My Z 'H K Q my ' R Q 2 AIM Q 5 Q Jr , 5 1 l 23? 'gl lag if 1 li M Fi .,,,,,,, ,,, ii A 'Q f A ,7i, ,., , V. ' -,.,- ROBERT VERBEKE EDWARD VERCAUTREN PAUL VERSCHOORE JOSEPH VOGELE ST. Ambrose, Milon ST. Mcury's, Moline St. Pcxtrick's, Edgington Sf. Mcxry's, Rock Islond 30 ANNA MAE VROMBOUT THOMAS WANGLER I THOMAS WELSH CLINTON WESTEMEYER St. Mary's, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island Seniors I95I JACQUELINE WHITACRE MARY FRANCES WHITE Sacred Heart, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island CARMEN WIETLESPACH LOLITA WILSON WILLIAM WILSON THOMAS WINKLER Sacred Heart, Moline St. Ambrose, Milan St. Ambrose, Milan Sf. Joseph's, Rock Island 3l Graduation A glance at the pictures of graduation day, June 6, 1950, made the seniors realize that in a short time graduation day would be just a memory-a memory to be cherished since it was the climax of those "four most wonderful years." ts- 33' 5'3" 32 Graduation exercises at Alleman High School. " 1 Bishop Schlarman gives diplomas and de- livers address to the graduating class. Graduation It seemed like the end-but they called it the commencement-the beginning. Of what? Careers in nursing, religious life, married life or a college education in a world filled with turmoil and un- rest. Because of the unstable situation of the world the seniors looked to the future with un- certainty. Upon their shoulders rested the great responsibility of world leadership. "Marshall Seeking 27-Month Service For Men, Age 18-Navy Steps Up Reserve Call-Announce Orders Will Go To 47,000"-so ran the headlines as this class of 1951 stepped from the threshold of Alleman High School. But with the Christian principles of a Catholic education to guide them they were equipped to meet all these challenges steadfastly and courageously. .ln ,., Some of the crowd who attended first commencement exercises. jf l A' J ,MQW 'XT i , . gt.-EQ Juniors The temperature was low but spirits were high as the juniors braved cold December winds to conduct a paper drive-the first step toward the financing of the annual Junior-Senior prom. lt was a long way off, this important social function, but the juniors believed in being prepared. They seemed to meet all of their school situations in this ahead-of-the- times stride. Born-to-be-leaders, the group fused scholastic aptitude with social ingenuity and interest with the result that class spirit was kept consistently high and school spirit on a par with it. Being "upper classmen" had its responsibilities and the juniors were well able to meet them never losing their youthful vivacity, yet tempering it with just a touch of dignified restraint. Research papers came in junior year and the reference shelves were well rifled as the literary adventurers explored the mys- teries of subjects ranging from volcanoes and atom bombs to Mozart and Euthanasia! Lab sciences had many of the group experimenting and obtaining the most amazing results. With the Holy Ghost as their patron for the year, the juniors concentrated on the application of His Gifts to their life in the scholastic, social and business world. The future was a bit uncertain but they were prepared to meet it. Junior Presidents: David Miller, Phil Mitchell, Mary Jo Dauw, James Hunter, William Lavery. Secretaries: Joe Wood, Judy Hendricks, Janet Anderson, Mary Lou Reidy, Phyllis Windy. 34 W e.. W " if 11 it Row One ..m,i,. 1 .,. , v-' be , gg, M. J. Breuwet ,':' ? -. I ' A fx? C. Cathelyn K f we an ,Tj J. Conner W G 3 if M. J. Dauw mf Yi' 4 i 43 L. Eberhardt R. DeRudder Row Two W aw ' 1- - 31.2 1 5 ... hm M if D. George f , R. Graves V ' Q T "V Af ' NM .M F. Herman Q I M. A. Heydeman W 5, ix G. Humphrey J ' 3' 'ff' C. Johnson , Row Three we 'WH A A 'www ' I! Zi K brig, f 4 'mi -'nf . hi if nw' if K if .3 s 5 if , .Z A 3 rf? , .: W... 4. W X.. M. Kerker ww gy Kiwis wi 1 .-- A 4 I U lg. if A. Klauer V A up any 3 A wg, ,L J V lm D. Lopez fee.. Q ,,. . 23' EW ,. V , P. Martin in ,f ' ,fl .V .5 3. ' P. McGuire gi ,L J ' A N yi A D. McGuire I A If Row Four E 1. VA M. McManus . ' .- f ..A: gs V. Morrissey 32? I an pn. if , 5,23 'lb -W. fm V. Neubauer 1 N, , s gl, 1 + R Pin I 1 'Q-f s Q 371' 'W '7' is :lf Wm . ge .2 g X. , Wm r . x Efivff. D. Provoost .fi g A,A. M j ' W A. Rockwell a's:M5: E 2 N 7 Q Z H fs -Q . sf. Af Row Five ' 6 ff" ' -'-' 41 I ,ff K. Staes 5, ,'A-' ,nl 1 J .. ' D. Stifter 1 is im' A , " .Sw . , 'Qi ' F. Trumble L git' ' an r . W my .. G. Van Hyfte Q Q i if sc W T X'-?w"' "' 'ff 2 ' . - M 1 M. Vermeulen -gf: 'T ' . ...lj . , sw ,f-, J., . ,ff i 5,5 v H. Wilson --,,,., 'Q ' f' gg ., QR me Row Six J. Wood A U gm F to ' ' R 308 i Juniors oom The thirty-one beaming faces of 308 wel- come everyone in sharing their page of the Pioneer with them. Room 308 con- sists of an average group cf happy stu- dents both intellectual and sports minded. They have a way of combining play and work. "Full of fun . . . co-operative" is a good way to describe them. Their cherished ambition is someday to belong to the alumni of this grand school. 35 Y . i 4 l l l 4 l l l V ' A Row P ,A it r 4 2, A . it A 'at 'Z 5: U K 1' , ' "i JW ' tg . 51 " JA F .-:vA.---v E: :Av '1 , 4 5 ' new . 1 "" 5 ii U l L ' F J . arid "" '-" "B Row . -Q, ,H MSQK ,M 5.51-hcix -am L 1:-:L r 5 -H - .. s -M ' ew? vs-W etssi W x -up I Q Q A V ,gys-,r J 53,5 I Q N ' JK. . he i t - , 1 -J.. A' ' , f if f . 1 if .11 V ,. ,..,. f M V Row +3 . A 9.5 B 3' V 1' qi an . . 6 W of is -ff xg' 1 -:wi v .2 Z 5 g ,t all A , :Q :M gm 3, 'gm fin . lg? -f 'F 5515 .-.sf sa.. 45 R - f , - ,, V H ,W 33. ow .W -P-4-ek if "Lu" Q lr, f iw Nl V W 'him K Juniors' Room Q 3' Facing Lincoln Park, heading the cafe- teria stairs, and next door neighbor to the Library, 203 proved an ideal Junior Homeroom. Under the leadership of James Hunter, president, committees di- rected the social, spiritual, and extra- curricular activities of the group. Holidays were observed in festive spirit with games, stunts, and music. Group planning and participation in religious practices ac- cording to the season, oFfered an incen- tive for working more seriously at self- sanctification. Panel discussions of cur- rent issues and problems' helped to mold the thinking of future Christian citizens. Junior Room 203 reflects on the achieve- ment of a happy fruitful year and antici- pates "Senior Year" with eager expec- tancy. One J. Anderson J. Bonne M. Cervantes R. Creen V. DeBel F. DeWaele P. Emery Two J. Griffin R. Hewitt N. Hickerson J. Hunter M. J. Johnson M. F. Kerres B. Kleiber Three M. Madden I. Meersman R. Myers P. Neville J. Purcell D. Rempe D. Rome Four K. Rosenboom D. St. John D. Stone L. Sutterer C. Vaiculis R. VanParys D. Vrombaut Row Row Row Row One R. Bell li J. Brandemeyer . V " ' L. Cassini .. 7 lg, gg: " "'i 3 ...fr -Q. .33 W " 3 its iz'-1 Ai R. Colman y 5 ,E gi' if I :KL . B. Czuplca J ETITW I I " .., ,E . 5 W K I 5 A by M. DeCoster Q ""':f 2 I-ff. . 'V . W I sg J. DePaepe L A Wx: ii in m in 'QQ . Q? 1 i Two .. A F A. Geiger 4 ,M f 9 ' J. of-mae Wi A fm' zz, 9 awr y? A "N fav :M fn.. 1- Hendricks f X-'ifw - ae: .J if ss 'L' at ,fi R. Hubbs A , . W , Y'-1 1 ,:,: 2 N., , W3 R E. Huyvaert Nr A I R. Juzek . 1, 4' ' V P. Kellard .- ,qi ,. f Three M . ",, .-" 7 A gm K A V . . ' " D. Liske ge r QR get QR "' 'M " ii' ' E fm A - ff- J. Martens A YW, i 'wwf gt if-'M In A Lw A . M. L, McEnany Q N 'ii A L sr P. Mitchell je, ..,'f iV" S ?S . '1- J. A. Massage Q V 4 M r , - i L. Osborn gi' ' i ' B. Pisman Q me 3 A' My va My . gk. Four 1 i ' W J 2, ' .,. , , A , m, A x A. Richards K gy fy Yi W J L K ' T ! M. Rogers Q' ' s i it ' K A N fx J. Santry if I V 7 4-A LW'-N L my 3 M. St. Onge U. Tragarz L. Van De Maele S. Welsh Always school-spirited, Room 215, under the leadership of Phil Mitchell and Judy Hendricks, supports every project and plan at Alleman. Elsie Huyvaert and Donna Liske are prominent in G.A.A.: Mert Rogers and Phil Mitchell represent us on varsity football and basketball, Ursula Tragarz cheers with the varsity cheerleading squad, and Bernadine Czupka, Audrey Geiger, and John Brandmeyer add "oomph" to the band. But-big or little-all are merry and so contribute happiness to Alleman. Juniors' Room 2I5 fiiliiii Si! l l l l Lg, ' . 1. .-V. . , ROW , A A,.., .E away 1 xl M K g. .. ' 3' A .4 'I r ....,, .-vv- Row ,Q .mm ml 5 Q,:v?.i,:,? g. 4 4 5' I . .. -rs Wy. 2 0 5 Q... ' , lk J -.-ff.. . if 2 23 ':-, -' .ggi V ' . ,iris is ifiir 5 vi .. . V , .. r g-Eg.E . .: E .i2g , Ev Row . ..A,:., is V, 3-F ,A ' . :Lim :QVQ 5 . M mv ., ay M . . 5 H xt A ' MW s .5 . I , M K V , .. Q ..,. i " .,,. '.",', Q Q... Row .ss ws. .. ull, .g ,I 25. -Q: ,..,,:, ,,.. -, A 5 W Q .- - 1 gf f J . , wr ,, '51 :.. ,, .. .,., r 'el ,, ' 'W ' 45:5 -" ' - X f ft.. . ' U . Juniors' Room 302 As members of this happy family, "302" is a symbol of pleasant days at Alleman. An intensified program of activities under the leadership of president Bill Lavery, secretary Phyllis Windy, and the com- mittee chairman was planned. Religious, social, cultural, and publicity committees were also formed. Other highlights of the homeroom activi- ties were, mental prayer and a novena for Christmas, vocabulary contest, marsh- mallow roast, and a ping-pong tourna- ment. 38 One T. Banaszek J. Bosso K. Bush G. Cook l.. DeCommer J. Frommelt Two J. Griffin K. Howard E. Hunt R. Hyleck S. Johnson M1 Konitzer Three B. Lavery M. Maere B. McKernie J. Michaiski J. Morat B. Mueck Four G. Nonnenmann M. Redington . Van De Casteele P. Rimkus J. Scheuermun J. l.. Sweeney J Five R. Vincent P. Wohe P. Windy Row One D. Bookman A. Browder V P. Clark M. B. Crossman J. Dale A M. Delacluyss. 2. Rf' g-M is Row Two J. Hendricks . J. Hubbs G. Hunt D. Iverson HS'-sig W. ,env X.. V. Johnson .K . ff tr L. Lindell Row Three D. Miller C. Mortell ' , . -W. 'Q 4-1 EQ, 5 J. Normoyle , . , l. Nugent M. L. Reidy U .Y 3' 1- X fa. V. Q' fm W it A gh, ' K if mi in W. 7 Q M N 's T' 1 .. '- K. we aa. f 4 K . ' ,Q ,, Q M qu, ,iw ,isps 2, -E., Ev -5- R .A 4' . I Q "w .f eff' fi' Q 'sci W ,Ji fi. f ' N.. V -Q., b ff' ... Q M ..a-f. mi 'M -. 953' Q J.. y JL. Q .gpg h 336 .. J if . ' X f A S.. X T' Rez, J -s i gi .so-. . E. Rodts Row Four J. Ryckeghem K X I . . E its J ,..,. ,zha I ' A A. Sladek hiv' QW' 0 J 5 awk T' . ' '--f,J"l5 1 .g M. Tenk C. Verschoore t vm . ..-..,,, .... 1 ,,, xg W b x , A 1 .rf : "' J. Van De Casteele A' Q g .gf 1. W ...F P. Walker Row Five F. Wallace "We are sure that from homeroom 306 will come good Catholic leaders and what is equally important-some who can fol- low, too." This statement is typical of 306. Not only is leadership shown by this homeroom but also scholarship, musi- cal talent, and sportsmanship. As we turn the pages of our scrapbook, we will recall the bubbling laughter be- fore 8:25 in the morning, the frantic last- minute reviewing of the H2O's of chemis- try, and "sum esse" of Latin. This room is proud to be a part of Alleman, in their daily prayers they ask continued blessings for the faculty, school, and students. ,sm w is, M L Juniors' Room 306 A A ' -Q f ww .i"'x,.. 39 'FQ Sophomore Presidents: Judith Anderson, Barbara Noppe, Evans Grigsby, Richard Fitzpatrick, David Westemeyer, Richard De Witte. Secretaries: Tom Hoag- erwerf, Jerry Cavanaugh, Patricia Janssens, Carol De Roo, Joanne Britz. Sophomores "Keep their spirits bright . . . Keep them in the grace of God's hilarious delight" . . . And that's iust where the sophomores seemed to be most of the time. The "school daze" of the freshman year had been supplanted with an exuberant participation in all school activities from the incidental classes to the glorious round of athletics, dances, skating parties, marshmallow roasts and between- class gab-fests. The gaiety and exhilarating joy of living that belongs only to sophomores prevaded the six sophomore homerooms and overflowed to both upper and under classmen. Class schedules were pretty well settled now. The courses that appealed to various talents and abilities of the second year boys and girls were marked by a lively intense- ness that was felt even in the required Eng- lish, math and religion classes. With sopho- more boys playing on the first string of the Varsity football and basketball squads, in- terest in the school sports program ran high and wide. Some of the heartiest cheering and sincerest backing for the teams came from this eager and loyal group composed of TOT boys and TOO girls. Row One Row Row Row Row Row D. Beatty A A. Behrens F. Carpio 2 E ' V A. o J. Claeys ix: M L bf s Q .v y B, De Capp t i Y y J. Decker if Ti in A Elm K Two ml J" me D. Dhaenens D. DeWispelaere fm J W is 6 M3 J. Farraher wi- M M ' 435 S. Fisher 'W " 9 :,. Yz' . , s M. Grenenger Q' NM j Z' Q X D. Herdricks f if 1 4, ,N Three .....,. ,..,.. y 8? ..MsW. , x I-. S. Henry J X' K lx p all J. Kavanaugh WNHUE A54 5 ,, ,M T my an l.. King "'. . 5 ,K fi si, G. Lerch if N ' 9. Tix 'X Kwai M. l.lnlK J. Liske h x lsr, A Four , r U, L. Medina f it J M. Mitchell - 'N " x. fx ESM I 1 B. Noppe j mi, ix K 1 E. Oliver U' ' J. Roby: IX T X B H5 N. Sandler mp' X mu... Five A fe- ' J. Scholtes Q 6 V N. Sleezer X' 'Pe If 'Q X W , '53 W K X 5 P. Smith 4 M EAQW . 4 .gy S. Sullivan X Rf ik 5 is li L. VanderVennet ,Q 2? Z ffl. M01 1 C. VanThournout 1 ' six U U J. Warzinski Y qw iw ,. fi-is D. Weaver T ' ,V .km C. White ,ie W 'TT' ' Sophomores' Room BIO Homeroom 310 boomed with activities planned and sponsored by the tive com- mittees formed in the class. A ping-pong tournament was held in the class room. An ice-skating party was held at Lincoln Park during the cold months. "Charades", "Twenty Questions", and "What Would You Do?", were played by the entire class. A popular tunes contest was held and the favorite songs of the class mem- bers were played and sung. "Courtesy" was the topic of a panel discussion held before the class. Through these activities the class members came to know and to co-operate with each other better. YF' Maxfi i L r a A . f , ' " . New ,H . Row One L ifgx RL. 1. I 4 , -:i ' 35' ? A F AW Q A Q P. Anderson '73 f X 'Y' W K R.. M -- wi M G. Baumgarn ' V 471- t L .gg ai A M' Y P. Burke B, ' my x K R. Carolan t ...gt di t . M- A E. DeBo Q. Y wr K X , E . 1. .ft yu B. Deponer SS? P' P' 'P Viv - P 'T Y' 4' A 4 N Row Two 75: ' ' Y ' ,V 5 F it f Q V, L. DePorter al ,I I , E if . fs l 9,3525 D. Dewaele K EE Ai ffgggii t D. Emerson f D V' E ,, A A C. Fuller r so sr " ' ,f i fs C. ,, s V e fi' A W' .1 M ,Q I , P. Glynn W , tp, Q., Y fy ,. , ' 1 ffl' 7, A ., W H. Hamer Q Fig 5 . V 3 E3 A Q1 7 yi L. Hamm i , iff, .tm ,, . s wi 3 Q' ROW TW , Q, - , ig? Q. , Q Ee Q fig ,375 R. Hourlgan A 5 1 2. . f ' w...m., G. Juzek 'P-'f ' A E R. Lefevre . xg iw V .. ... y P my J E ,gt , ' B. Lievens li it .. i .li - K A 'I ' L L N . J. Luszenger W V 'iw W i K ww J! A1 A '-". ,Q P. Matthews z - A 55? N ' g s 'Ks s if C - -A:' K. Miner by 'JAPN J Q.: ',.... f ,. 'lik 5 ' .-:,:: -... 5. My 525 ,.., .-.,.f-- 4 :.: .., - - 3-:ve 1 'fx e.. 3 W. Row Four A5 ' B. Niebur A i X Q W A W A M . I G. Nobsnng 'pw ' 'H W ge X ' W 6 W , 11 , M 'P . gpm ' R. Nourse ' rf ' ,K 4 I if gi. X lik 1 ., X " ff- 4 J. Reistrolter X 4A?,Mf.'f' G' P 'P P. Sacco jf' 34, , . " .2 V is A P L. Schulte Q A. Sierra V V Row Five "D 'Q w. Smaglik V' S' A. Steinbaugh PM . ii U3 o -o 5' o 5 o 'S FD QIQQ 70 o o 3 iltll-Dei!!! 4 42 B. Stromberg B. Van Meighem A. Wannepain 2 I 0 P. Warren D. Westemeyer Row Six D. Wilson Highlights of Room 21O's activities were somewhat on the competitive side when 18 boys and 18 girls outdid themselves by putting their "best foot forward." Re- member the amateur programs . . . the Christmas "get-together"-the "Do you know Quiz?" The girls received their innings, however, on Valentine's Day. Book jackets, posters and the Catholic Press skit were worthy products of their decorating and literary ventures. Row One J. Anderson D. Balliu B. Beckwith R. Brown J. Cady J. Darnell K. Daxon Row Two A. DePorter J. DeSmet P. Donnelly P. Elliott R. Garrison D. Gusper C. Hamilton Row Three T. Hoogerwerf B. Jinkinson P. Kerwin E. Leemans J, Koos L. Math J. Meagher Row Four D. Modde E. Navrot R. Ramirez L. Redecker B. Schmid D. Schncebele J. St. Onge Row Six S. Strobbe B. Van Heede J. Van Hoe T. Vogele N. Wahlgren J. Welvaert S. Williams I4 2 an -me can ' -.iism .s"' 5154.- pf"" P' o - . W' it ' -. 1 , i 4, A 7 .' '2. V 3 'N Q. X J. . is 2 if F 2 W 5. .. gt 'tes -Q ,,....gf, 'S' sig, , my 1-.5 fx. H . ,., ... X ""' iw .Q if s V he .yn W ef 'Lyn J QW X by ,V wg Q - es, . rf ' 'ill 'B 1- ' Ag, W m -:- S an-. 'T' in "" 35' n Q. I ...fn . - --si J gg: , Q v -1 RW '-,l'I I . 5 .. N. J Ori? ff: 'W' "M " fy... ' ..-.. 2f'155gj.Ef:g: QE jg. : ' in .E ' ft I K A- 1 new .J Sophomores' Room 2I7 The Homeroom motto "Christ is the Way, the Truth, the Life," is well chosen by 217. Here they combine the study of the Life of Christ with guidance proiects, and hold active discussions on the application of Christ's life to their own. These students are preparing for active Catholic citizen- ship now, in order to become Christian citizens ofthe future-the aim of a Catho- lic high school. Class meetings follow parliamentary pro- cedure. Class officers are: June Koos, Bob W Garrison, and Joyce DeSmet. Judy An- derson represents the Class in the stu- dent council. Room 2'I7 ranks high in scholastic achievement. It claimed champ- ionship in soccer and in volleyball, and a Varsity star, Tom Hoogerwerf. 113 ii. itil x "'gr ,ff ' ,,'-. .if fs QE W I, ., . if Y 'M' in A ,,1?,,, l l . V 513 an ' - ..-N., Ci J ts... X e i' gg. 1... R C A Q ? its f4n-nL.u 5 ' fijgfi N- .gf rv. 9- ve. 7 M., sv., -new SZ 2- t Mi x i F 's A 1' Row One W. Becker M. Behrens T. Bush R. Cloeys G. Corey fi F. DeCoster S' ow Two . DeRoo as I R. DeWitte U - X R. Drefchinski g P. Fisher S. Francis H.. ff- M. Griffin ns. Y. f Y N s.. tt., l , cl-f is v-04 ' .5 S ,, , . -. L . I f ,T 'X 12 ry f if .M S Row Three g , 17" G. Hewitte fi J. Kinney J. Klarkowski M. Lootens J. Mossage ,Pe-1 M. Michel 'W ow Four M. P. Miller Q 'F 'QE .-,., 4? '-1, F ,.g 5 M C Y R X Y, I x A . .1 .az-: x-...., . ..., , . 1 , ,f 1-.,, Y... w S. O'Brien W. O'Malley P. Ross I F. Saelens J. Shell , Row Five M. Smith st fi s P-1 We , 2 , x Q :"' if 1 x ' ' A .M . ML 'lifes J. Stacey is M. Tanghe Q J. Van De Wiele M. Verslype J. Wells Row Six U 'K Q K. N' Quik ' ri F x XM- 5 ' 'W 'J E Alb 5'-H I 3 . 4. A E , L3 cr: , ff- M NN' ...ms .5 is ' L Rf Sophomores' Room 2I4 1 wnauurfmf E mr . f- ' A. ,nm tiff' D. Wietlispach C. Wittevrongel The only homeroom in the school with housing accommodations for "Harvey" . . . "Harvey", that amazing and delight- ful personality, and the fun he furnished the sophomores in 214 . . . unforgettable! Under the able leadership of Dick De- Witte and Carol DeRoo this homeroom became the scene for class meetings and activities before, during, and after school . . . and a Christmas Party. Room 214 produced celebrities in Alle- man's world of sports . . . Jim Wells, that "Athlete of Athletes" . . . Fred De- Coster and his winning touchdown in the homecoming game with Schlarmen! Four Varsity players, with two years ahead. What a football team it will be! No apologies for girls' sports. They had little success at volleyball and soccer but under Captain Delores Wietlespach how they did play basketball: 217 should know! Row Dne -N J. Baker Fi il is J. Breclar ! I N W L. Bultinck "" I Q F' "' J L, 1 .Q J' ' H. Condo Lvfil - Y E , X: fs R. Correll I 'M X J. D M ' 3 f ' A e eyer Ns Q5 W . A ,-.. - 'X Row Two ' 'B' M. Desaunoy ,, iiifigm. ,, IA'. R. Eckl.-me s M 'A-' 332 T t fc . C. Fowler A' G- g is l ' W' H W X Y E. Grigsby 'ui '.', . fi 'gf li D. Hagan f , AT E ii, ,Z XM J. Hickerson Q' i ' D .ss - - -I ta? I 1 Row Three :A U P. Janssens 'tt b iv .3 I img? L. lfonitzer .gn 5 ,V f W mx as A Q, , ww . ee i K g W .f . ,K L. Lopez ' it K 1 r,,A 'EQ' if XM 5 V. Martin ' - .22 ' if tt. J. Mirr Al ff' M., ' .J Ii Row Four , or R. Mulcahy I 'M G, Parkinson 2. F - cg 1 X my v 3 aw. M. Pauwels , A Q.. , E c si D. Roseman 5' f MMV 5 3 Y 'X ' A I... lliz if l it M. Santry L ,V an li J. Schleich A ff 5 t.. ll A it , Row Five K M ii E J Sr- . S. Sheets K a 8 H ' B. Stauduhar W 3 3' in vm L M H' J. sfehle . 5 -3 .gg Q -H C. VanderVennet 4 ,glass XM? , , I A L. Van Raes ' 'ti' fit, .gf J L. Vyncke fwdnqni i 7 5' W Row Six R. Wells W P. willhne " Sophomores' Room 208 "Leadership" is the motto of the sopho- mores of Room 208. Leadership in social activities, religious life, and scholastic ratings-they concentrate on the theory during activity periods and then put it into practice in school-and outside, too. Leadership in the sports field is also a must for these snappy sophs. Be they spectators in the stand, cheering lustily, or the high scoring athletes-they aim to do it well with that school spirit that marks them "all-out for Alleman." 45 .J H. .ny I X... M, f W br ,-f- ..., ' 4 J. Balser ., Iausz l J' B li ' " 'T :. . .. ri z 7 ,N M Q r HL N: my M L. Colman ' My 3' 4 it In an if W W ' R. Coopman ' ' K my 1 " l i.,f5" ,fl xv' ' D. DeMartelaere 5 571 im L Q, fi , lg? H M. DeRoo Nl D 8 if? f Row Two V 1 N K .I. Dunbar H H nllvl , I . M. Duytschaver 4: ll. ff y I, 'N Q ml R. Fitzpatrick A ws, - . .JL M i? iM I V M N E VM, H ,f v. emo , , .J , fb' T, Guzzo V' . 'A W , l ' lk P. Hainey by Row Three k U, L W T. Hlblils . . ti -w4"5w' " K P. Hin W M.. ,,,, ,Q H D 'A 1 .M J. Koering ' in . W . '- U JM C. LaFountain A 'fw . ,V ami? l'g:ffT,,, " X 1 .QR D J. Loontiens ' 3 fi? ' i M- M-H+ K. A X uhm I WE A it l W - 'ft ' , ' Row Four W , . B. Miller E . E .v D. Moruisse J 5' I-Q 7,-,' V J. o'Neai t 5 " r 2 5 1 is 1. . , ' fy k ga 5. R. Ortscheid 8 T """ tm r. l in sf if A. som ja... .H tx A .5 Q 1- S'-elev swf' -123 w.::i...gw lun.. Row Five .II . E. gfapp ,L In 1. , .. e. P. dd r 1 W ..... fr . e ,. V. Van Hyfte 4, x , Y V - - "' ' . f. N A V T' i M. Viviani fy gm A ,l aw 1 H,-if P J. Wells r it -P... ' ":" H " at D' . fi A.'WiIcox l A we , fi, if Row sax ' y . T. Yeager - r s h ,R 315 he op OITTOYGS OOITI "Variety is the spice of life" and of home- room 315 also. Each day's activity period is varied to suit the social, scholastic and religious needs of these up-to-the-minute Sophomores. Lively discussions, some- times heated, but always good-willed, fill in those lonely "scant period" days. Teen age problems and current school interests head the list of timely topics. The longer periods feature social pro- grams, games, movies, records and sing- ing. All Alleman -activities receive their co- operation and interest. Such co-opera- tion was shown in their proiect to help make the patron drive for the year bool a success. 46 s-H W Sister M. Juliana andlan American history class. The Art class at work on a winter landscape. I 'Nw-N. Q The homeroom presidents were: Raymond Naas, Mike Cervantes, Charles McClellan, Pat Short, Michael Van Hecke, and Lawrence Huber. if X we x K, 4 ...wfflw ' 3 3 4,5 Q F F ' Q ,ivy y i ' W' 1 r l ,rl ,t I 1 ' A ' f 6 ,sw-si s.- sses . 7 F . ' ' if , t M , . Y gen Som get W om-ye ' . - we Q le ., .Dtfte we' ' , e, . tar'ieS wel' Socotuelme om Secre Nando, mem ww ve'- Hgieem 14216 Moira Kev 1'1U9en1' T lil ,lilflai 48 Freshmen September 8 . . . 1950 . . . Something new been added to Alleman . . . to be exact 176 Freshman girls and boys had come to help swell the school enrollment to a total of 616 for its second year. ln spite of the cards grasped firmly in each freshie's hand that read "You will be in homeroom x with Sister Mary ........,.. as your adviser," befuddled youngsters roamed the corridors utterly lost and perfectly miserable. Where was the glory that had been theirs just two short months ago when they had been THE PEOPLE at the nearby grade school? No- body seemed to know or care that they had been chief patrol boys and sodality perfects and school yard directors, and no sooner would they find the right room for algebra, than a bell would ring sending them out into the endless corridors in search of Latin 214. Even the Student Council officers who helped them make sense out of the puzzling sched- ules, were a bit frightening . . . they were so big and so sure of everything. And the Sisters . . . all different varieties and in spite of their friendly smiles so very inscru- table . . . October 8, 1950 . . . Just one month had passed and the freshies had definitely "or- rived." Even Schedule Six on First Fridays couldn't fool them any more. They were "Hi"ing everyone in corridors iust like the smoothest seniors and making the next class right on the buzz of the second bell. Of- ficers were soon elected, Student Council activities entered into the fresh scholastic, and social life soared to new and exciting heights . . . The green faded and freshies took on the true-blue Alleman spirit. Row Row Row Row One F. N. M. H. R. M. .rv Barrett Cant fu., W ., . Cervantes ,A b iw. s DeFrieze Dossche Fulli ,Wm ws, g 'Z M Y M, , 'Q its .A T. A ' ,M ' J- . X - . .FM f- is . .3 si j B-. M? mx Z2 Q5 1, K N .E g R k Q M X Two R. D. D. Hendricks H ogue ayfsfw W M I Johnson , .. . M.Julius xg.: . X f W . Lambrecht J' M. Langan , ' Th V. G. J. B. R. K. Fo W R. J. G. R. R. T89 Lovested - me 4. -fl Mclntire A W Nugent L Y MW A 7 Rekiere - .f i Rogers Santry A X UF . Shdan Thomas f 'Q an 4... as Waline . K N ' Wells W ' . Wissbaum 3 Zi m m e r f . :ss S. "The Hall of Mirrors" is Homeroom 127- the name the freshies gave it. They saw themselves not only in the glass on the cases, but also in the acting of their class- mates as they dramatized rules of eti- quette, methods of acquiring leadership, and scholarship. There was no activity-not even guidance movies, sports, nor singing-which gave more joy to them than the daily visit of a dignified senior who gave that "first call to lunch." .,.. g -.:....,. Qi ,',,. ..,. ..,. fti ...silt-AE .v wr 5 ,sf-. i f ,QII is ,,vV W. .. W . V Xi , 4' 4 Y 3 ' 1 3' YA 3 ' K, 'S .N .niifw .. u if 'T wiht. I by X 'X .,.,2 L. l 1 Q N. i f - VM qi a L fs K 5 .. of , wr. .. ! ,e .:, :a::,::. 3 X., Pl " f Q 'Q K., X, K Nh K 52 . ' . Freshmen Room I27 lf 49 , gm im . U Q x . K... fha Row One 5 ' R. Blee W W ..". V . fy., '.,., 'pa Vi.. 'L WA W s N ,M C. Bustos at A gil' ,L -E raw , 1 Z L .,, J. Christenson it me trii .1 we 2 if. i . A',fo"PT"n R. anne son H T. DeVrlese s fee' . W ,--. M- Emerson A? 'K ln' W, W my 2 ' .Q 'rr I vm i Row Two Q? Q 3 mb . .ottsc e ,jp V5 su i gym J. Hickerson E, ,E ,t. I "-" V A .1,,. 1.5.1, J- HUM Q .-.-. I - ..,.,v 53' V 0 .. ,IZ ,..,., J. .. lv 4 'I MFE., . ..,.,, :I-ik, W. Klauer ' QQ, M Q .9 as A ' 'sw W r -1 S. Kral r J f ' ,,.. 2- 2 E Q. R ,aj J P-185096 za .s . QVA- 4. Ja K r A or ' ' M. Malmstead , V .V'. 55.5. , g , A C. McClellan ' ' ' J .5 ""', In ,"' A 'I Ml M. McManus if -ff in 1.1.5-Qi,.c..... .. E- ' I Q Q. Sl, -5: ,-2 , 1- K. Minard ' if 5'-W i .3 'A' i ' T Murray , g QQIVQ , lil U J. Redington M' fi A 'S' , ,.'. 2 :iii A "'.. . my Qin- M. Rockwell Row Four J. Schneider R. Shean J. Staes R. Verbeke Freshmen Room I29 1' M. Whitton 50 If there is any hidden talent in any mem- ber of Room 129, that talent will not be as o light under a bushel. Surrounded with musical instruments, song books, and musical equipment, these students should produce something outstanding in band or chorus. The activity period is spent amid biology specimens-so watch the freshmen from Room 129 for great things in the future of Alleman. Row One .M H V M D. Bell Q U K G. Black W W I , 1 1. I .Q :,.1- , M. - W E F. Bookman i , 'W V 'LL Ag. . 3' C. Casillas i h Y ' 5 L N P. Corken A 'Z N Q., my .f S. Crady , F. DeCastaker I Row Two "" A v il. - Q... .,, 0- D. Delacluyse :gf sl ' f . 'life "': 4v1" 4 , 4 W' M. J. DeWitte bm 3 ,", 1 J ggi Q 4 ,W J. Dupont .f - All '31 img? D. Edmonds ' 6 cf , A s. Glortield X :-. y by ix J. Hamm ,..,. 1... ' if ' wx ,W me R. Horton Rr: V in 5 I ' is ' :VII :ir 'W ' .35 Row Three I V exif J. Keemle f::'g-: f i x M. Kerker V V R. Leenknecht gi v':,' i ' ' T. Maere A xp f A M w as - C. Manihe isbn . :iw i ' - ,V E -. sigzy M. Montey A ,J Pg ,fag W O. PYsson ' N fi' 1 A . ' ' In Row Four H. Rind J. Ruff J. Showalter J. Smith S- Freshmen Room M. VanHecke D. Verschoore "There's something about -a freshman . . ." especially about the girls and boys of room 149. The gaiety and light- heartedness of this vibrant twenty-eight characterized all the varied phases of their school life. Originality, initiative and determination combine to make this group a vital homeroom unit in the typical "Alleman wav." av. r.. Y 3:2 2. W? .. .i x QQ ,. , 1....,.., Xi- ky ,t EE . AQ .2 ' ., ' S- '-. X "i"' filfl . SA X A 2 is if -'gf 4 , 51 V Lk., Q . 4: grin' H lvll 'VZ KWH? Row One ....,,.,, ,J , nt ,4 N' Beany ., E ...V H .I W ' "---', V We 155 W' M "" .,.. i 1 .M D. Bellinger ii: ., x . 7 3 g J? VVA.. i u LZ I t I J. Carlin ' Q X., Q ' fr - 6 C. Clark W' ak' J P .5 N M. Connors i " K 12, M ' M R. DeBarre W ut gm 'wk ' i Row Two ' ' . J J. DeJaeger it A in Ns. I M. -5-3 an B. Dhaemers 2 i 4 A A ' Q . C. Forwinkle 5 1 H.. V Q 35 H H f " ,, x 4 it-.fn I EEN 7' I it R. Gende ' 3 A x 5 5, M. Hewitt L Q, if D. Hoover -V 1. 2, ,. ' . A A Wk Row Three Y 1.3 1' X J. Koppes ex ,W . ,,, E 2 M fb " Q c ,Q U H C. Karzin Q wp KT M' 1 V if A J. Kerwin 1 5 ,K "W J. Lannoo fig A - -.1 Mafia . J. Littig N ,A I ik ,ix if ii V. Mack . A E E, Row Four ?w", B E I . G. McKay L Y . fr My Q K - W ' W V z F. Miller x K JM M 'N N Q - N ,W M T. Porter R 'Nl....- .. ... "T J K 'W' 4 ,l M ' Q' ,. L. Romero 'qs i 'X A 4. L M. y .A C. Schmitt f ' A K ,J if 4 ' F2 A Ax P. Short TN , ,-.-,, Row Five A it , wi? A ' '- .51 "-'f J. Stout 3 A . .A Q .. LK A. Z. 1, .t,.a' 1.-. , A M 2. G. Trumlale 4. by fr ' c. - A. Warlop X62 ' mc... ., - W 1 . . . 1 .X , K , G. Williams . K .Q 4 G Y ,il , N. Wisbaum 'Si . xx' mfg mf L. at w, zum, Freshmen Room 2l6 We feel pretty lucky at having Room 216 as our homeroom. Ordinarily 216 isn't a lucky number but it is for us. We enjoy every moment we spend in it during Religion and Activity periods. While we were studying the Unit on the Liturgical Year we had a miniature altar in our room complete with all the vestments and other articles used by the priest at Mass. During activity period we gave Mario- nette Shows to other Homerooms. Ours were Variety shows. Our latest-a three act play-entitled "The Antics of Tom Sawyer." 52 Row Row Row Row Row One L. Bennett ' K. Brennan ww 1 ,PQ .. . P. Buckley Q ,gd Q . J 6 Q: G. Castelein 25 " 7 ' 1 'K M. Cools ' I M, if EL " 'S' R. Czupka I' J My Two c :si . , L. DeCommer 3 "fr-7' 7 C. Detwiler l ma, ,lk i I at N W. Edgington v , M . f W A ' D. Heming 'M ' A' , 'r 1 P. Hogan '55 K. Q . -5 l H. Herr in Three L. Huber in K. Hufford , J. Kilcoin . R K. Kinney 4 D. LeRoy A. Masschelin f K Four M Q M. McGee if A. Moreno A :Q A J. Reagan 1 0 I A .. . J. Rivera ' 955: 5 ml M. Segura Y A! L. Schlegel Five - -Q- C. Sladek 1 J. Van Den Hende i W, .I ,,. ..,, D. Verschoore - M is , Q J. VandeBrande V' ' . T ' 'Q J. Welsh Q " in Freshmen Room 207 The freshmen of homeroom 207 have sponsored activities ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. They started their scholastic year with a program in- cluding discussions of the opportunities and ideals offered them at Alleman, fol- lowed by discussions on scholarship and school citizenship. Less serious activities included holiday programs, farcical skits, and games. By participating in all sports and social affairs and by attending classes, retreat, and weekly religious conferences, the members of homeroom 207 have had op- portunity to develop physically, mentally, and spiritually into true Allemanites. M- A.. J ,Mei . Rfrf Ai. fs? Zei- fstsi' xi ' Q 5.5 9 K Row One y 2 5 .2 . ,,, s. Avila K 'N 1. ' , - A aw .S W an N T. Brown g ' ' QQ ia: ' T' A. Cahalan ki L l ,. 5 Z V V ,ef J. Cincola 1' ' Q2 ' , ' 5. Creen V .A Av,v, N J. Dasso ix .H 1-, H ,K L. Dewaele 4... "' A T5 . Di' E NIA 'A W if ' 4' in Row Two ig , ly X 2 J. DeWulf mi H VA f I. 2 M. Fackeldey J 1 i .f " m..fii fifw R. Frederick B. Hendricks qty' I ' Q, R. Hunter l... 1 V, 'VA 'M T: gy " ' .3-M... JR. W. Joern Y f ' 3 V f ., -. li ivy -' I flivf , N D- Kfolak K , ' ' 52 xr, i H f V ' ., ," -...V -l L s "L Row Three Ag ':,- ' M ,La 4 ' Q J. Lang ,.-, A H . N. Laing W, Q, T":" -'Q- 3' ' H . Q. M A K. Mccuire K 6 imfmw Q.: H K my 1 Q an . B. Murrin 'M Q: V A I .,., 3.."f ,fi T' 'V R. Nass , K! if g , ,..,. .25 K, E' Pingel f K M. Rita my in ' Row Four a fm in J. Ruckaert 'A 'yin W N' mira f ,L T. Schulte in 3 K' " A Y S. Sheridan by if V A I J. Sierra g 7 is I i Amex E. Standaert Freshmen Room 225 54 L. VanThournout T. Verschoore Row Five D. Voelcker L. Weiss D. West J. Wilhelm Home Room 225 has learned to work together Ktheir honor roll list has been an imposing onej and to play together. On the fun side there was a wiener roast and a particularly enjoyable Christmas program. They will not soon forget the melodramatic play "Love Finds a Way" featuring an all boy cast. Athletic inter- est varied-the boys excelling in basket- ball and the girls in soccer and volley- ball. Room 225 was a happy, congenial group who enjoyed the "green" but "golden" days of their freshman year. Homemaking The Homemaking course this year contrasted definite- ly with the 1949-50 program. A two year plan organized to develop the skills and ideals of Catholic homemaking was initiated by Sister Mary Francile, BVM. instructions included the planning and prepara- tion of appetizing and vitaminizing meals: selection of becoming clothes to fit every occasion, child care, first aid and the correct thing to do in any' and all social situations. The practical elements of good homemaking were ever stressed, of course, but more than this were the instructions and actual practice in the social refine- ments so necessary for the cultured Catholic woman. Up-to-the-minute equipment including all the home appliances from a deep-freeze and electric sewing machines to modern stoves enabled the girls to put into practice the principles of good homemaking. ,W-puff-1 Bonnie Lievens and Marlene Pauwels give first aid to Luella Vyncke and Marie Tanghe. s , .. , X , ,I -M . Q. A It -, .z :.:,.E,.Ei .Q V W Barbara Miller, Darlene Van- DeWaele, Joyce Warczinski demonstrate the use of the freeze. Classes The English IV class is enferlained by Miss Palricia Byrnes and Miss Jacqueline Fass, re-enacfing a scene from "The Heiress." sf "All Gaul is divided" . . . and Sisfer Mary Lucilla, B.V.M. points out some of the more imporlanl paris lo an advanced Lafin Class. 3--'ZX Some of .M 'Vial The Typing I class fries fo bear lhe clock the General Science live-wires lesf when being ,imed by Sisfer M Felicife a baffery as Sisler Emmanuel looks on. BIVIM. K Classes eeping up with modern history-in-the-male "Let's get this straight," insists Father Syl- lf1Q, 5iSt9f CIGHSSG, O-5-5 Gnd the StUClGf7tS vester Palacz as he directs activities in his of her World History Class check on stra- Mechanical Drawing class. tegic points. MW.-gm fn .. Hgsfigafgz awwaigwwwm . ....., M sff,,,,::s-ffssti ,-fl: WM if W. , R M MN X Y i sift 4 A :SS Sie I5 i' I. A ' xg 4 5 5' st V , . ff-42.-V ' .42 J' , , Vsfxg A" ,' t- 4 Q ami, X ' lim K, .. . uf, xi 'Q 5 , V X 3 x. f"'? gillllnv Two right angles are reflected here as Sister Magnifying results IS the flndle Ot the Cray- Mary Vera, B.V.M., explains a problem to fish dissection, as Sister Celestine, O.S.B. her trigonometry class with St. Theresa's directs activities. thought-provoking prayer in the back- ground. 57 We Gffeffmae GUM :PZCd46flf- "To know Himp to world . . ." necessity of the every action geared to meet the ogers helped to keep their school hours while their post-school days with dence that comes from a religious principles and an applying them to real life Kilim ai A Day With HRIST A day at Alleman is a day with Christ. His presence is felt and acknowledged each period from the pre-school Mass in the chapel to the tenth period adoration given by those whose crowded schedules do not permit a study period adoration time. "The pause that refreshes" . . . is one of the "joys" the student can offer to God in union with Christ. -six "lntroibo acl altare Dei" . . . Students join with the alter-Christus to ofter God to God in this initial act of union in the school day. "First things first" . . . so the religion class meets first period in order to enable students to live the coming day-indeed an entire lifetime-in the spirit of Christ, their Model. fm' v ' ,, s x f ,MGH Hag A is . 5 , W 1 "You are what you read" . . . The Life of Christ, stories of the saints and good Catholic fiction help stu- dents acquire and apply the princi- ples of their Leader. ff' "ln this sign we shall con- quer" . . . daily visits to the Blessed Sacrament keep stu- dents strong in the strength of Christ their Commander-in- Chief. "To Jesus through Mary" . . . as always students keep close to Christ through the love and veneration of his holy Mother. Qibfgywr F o With the front pages screaming of "Strategic Re- treats," Alleman students took renewed interest in the word which to them meant three days of with- drawal from the world. As a general leads his troops, Monsignor Raymond O'Brien of Blessed Sacrament parish in Chicago led the youth of Alleman during the conferences held in the gym, November 14, 'l5 and 16. A retreat confession by each student was Monsignor's primary aim. If the long lines that formed outside the numerous confessionals were any indication, he was most successful in achieving his desire. To help the students keep the spirit of retreat the senior Journalism class edited "The Retreatantf' This paper came out each day of retreat. It included a summary of each conference, retreat schedules, and articles designed to keep spiritual matters in the foreground! During the retreat the students kept silence for three days. Three days of recollection -recollection of their lives, lives which per- haps often offended God. Retreat ended with Mass- On the altar were placed the retreat resolutions of each stu- dent. Monsignor took these sealed resolu- tions with him promising to return them dur- ing the latter part of the school year so that the students could check them to see how they had lived up to their retreat resolves. Although retreat ended on November 16 the grace and ideals that the students gained at that time did not cease but would continue on through the years and would help them long after the retreat of 1950 had been for- gotten. l Resolutions. Msgr. O'Brien shows Charles Frizol, Joe Drefchin- The Retreatant staff show their first edition .to ski and Steve Speltz how to make the star. Msgr. O'Brien. Wamng for confession' Msgr. O'Brien gives some good advice to a group of seniors. of NAQVVA 3' UI iii , u..7 .r .N Virginia l-0 boxes. Catholic Action sparks almost every movement of the Alleman students. Each month Catholic Action finds a place in the lite of students at Alleman. In October it was the ros- ary, November the Poor Soul's and December the ioyous season of Ad- vent. At Christmas the Home Eco- nomics class packed Christmas cookies and stulted toys to send to orphanages. As 1951 dawned the students again kept pace with Catholic Action. In February the AllemaNews spon- sored an oratorical contest on "The Catholic Press in America." Stations of the Cross were said every day throughout Lent. All during the month of March thoughts turned toward vocations and the future of Alleman students. From September until June one of the foremost thoughts in the minds of Alleman students is "What can we do to promote Catholic Action?" r rg it 131-1,2 4 5 h - f ChristmOS H on and BGHY Mumn P ack Cookies OV vestad, NanCY Com' Pol og Catholic Action l October Rosary 64 Choir Freshmen and Sophomores glorify God with their group has given evidence of great promise for the voices at all the religious activities of Alleman. future. The Chants Of The MOSS'-95 Und l1YmnS 'l0"m 0 large Although hymns and chants are first on the list part of the repertoire of these classes. During re- for yl-,ese 5inger5 they enioy Such things as Cindy treat on First Fridays, and at special Masses this Skip fo My Lou, and even Th,-ee Blind Mice. ! ,. fans Y 65 me Gffmlm Gm Jw. 8e1:'VwnThm Gm mmliww Home 8 School Association ' ,QFQ 'N if .o.,1.,oo,,,.o i..., ,,.. s - 0 ,,,, - Q 1 A . 'V Ai rv N ww -V '.4 I y ' , l 5 . ' W 'Q 5, ' E a. gf if ' ., 45 592 ct, , I sh N mgggig. f ri f ., :fl af. 1 'W ge r ' an ,,-- f f . Q I J l R s 'U it 1 X :CQ wi 's has mimi? G mais tw Mrs. Navrot, Mrs. Huyvaert, and Mrs. Burke visit Sister Alexia in the Art room after their club meeting. In order to familiarize the parents of Alleman students with its faculty and school facilities the Alleman Home and School Association, under the direction of Reverend Richard Powers, went into its second year of activity. The monthly meet- ings, being not only social but also at a business nature, made it possible for the mothers to meet the teachers and discuss with them the problems of their children. With this in mind the initial ac- tivity ot the year was Parents' Night held on October 6. The parents followed their child's schedule through a "day" of fifteen-minute pe- riods. To aid the school financially the Association spon- sored a card party and bake sale at the LeClaire Hotel in Moline in November. On February l2, the mothers attended a Day of Recollection con- ducted by Rt. Reverend Monsignor Murray Haas, rector of St. Mary's Cathedral, Peoria. Father O'Connor and Father Powers Meet With Parish Representatives and Officers 5 Left to Right: Mrs, A. J. Westemeyer, Mrs. A. J. Neubauer, Mrs. Joseph Normoyle, Mrs. Ralph De Porter, Mrs. Charles King, Mrs. Gregor Ruff, Mrs. Lloyd Sleezer, Mrs. Vincent Valiquette, Mrs. Bernard McGinty, Mrs. James Meagher, Mrs. Omer Hendricks, Mrs. John Wilson. As Alleman High School began its sec- ond scholastic year, the student council again assumed the responsibility of lea- dership and expanded its activities to cover social events, public relations and disciplinary action. Hall order, cafeteria procedure and noon hour recreation were eFficiently handled by the senior guides. Sister Mary Juliana, B.V.M., directed the Council which was led by president, Steve Speltz, secretary-treasurer, Sara McGinty and social chairman, Chuck Frizol. Juniors, Mary Lou Reidy and Joe Nor- moyle engineered the Alleman Junior Red Cross activities while the seniors initiated what they hoped would become a tradi- tion-the Snowflake Soiree-a dance for iuniors, seniors and alumni held during the Christmas vacation. Student Council First row: Steve Speltz, Sara McGinty, Charles Frizol. Second row: Mary Ann Lampo, Marilyn Daxon, Mary Jo Dauw. Third row: David Westemeyer, Bob Hollembaek, James Hunter. Steve Speltz, president. l l Allema news News and views in the light of Catholic principles was again the aim of the AllemaNews. During its second year the paper continued to be a monthly publication. The original iournalism class of thirteen, expanded into a junior and senior group of sixty. The paper was edited by ALLEMANEWS STAFF 1950-51 the senior journalists during the first semester with the IUDIOFS assisting during the second half of the year. Form- ing the staff were Co-editors, Patricia Minard and Steve The largest paper in Alleman's brief history rolled through Co-Editors ,........ News Editor. . . Feature Editor. . . Art Editor ..... Literary Editor. . Sports Editor .... Make-up Editor .... ...Patricia Minard, Steve Speltz . . . . . . . . .Marie Billesbach . . . . . .Anita Mirr . . . ,Joyce Baker .......Joyce Putman . . . . .Bob Hollembaek . . . .Bob De Smet the presses for the Christmas edition which featured eight pages complete with international, national and local news, Photographer . , . ..... Alice Moran Columnists: On the Clothesline ..... .... M ary Kay Glynn S , " .nummmtl features, fiction, editorials, pictures and artistic illustrations. .X-Jw L3-'T ff. it 5' Ny. -3--H ff i f 1 s . X w J 70 Current New Cues. . . . Allemanantics ..,.... Sports, ,Dick Campana, Woods and Waters. . . Business Manager ...... Correspondents: . . ......,... Dick Schafer . . . . . . . . . .Jackie Whitacre Terry Hewitt, les Masserollo . , . .Bob DeBrey, Jerry Smet ...........Chuck Frizol Argus, Times, Dispatch .... Mary Catherine Redecker Register ............ N59 Reporters: ............SaraMcGinty Melvin Schaubroeck, Walter Johnson, Janet Sho- walter, Clint Westemeyer, Tom Winkler, Don Stevens, Alan Logan, Chuck Frizol, Jack Collins and Tam Wangler. '23 N1 V . -M els 'Q If Y , ' Q ,pf X 'ke zA,S.1 kexwx ,X X ' , , hr 5 Z S6 L H W A, 5. Ecliiors af work ,J Sfaff members make lay-out for Allemanews 7 I 4 f Q .... sa Quill and Scroll The AllemaNews membership in the Quill and Scroll, the International Honorary Society for High School Journalists, opened a wide field of activities for the publications' staft. During Octo- ber the paper entered into the National News- paper Week campaign with enthusiastic editorials, a visit to the Argus plant and open house in the journalism workshop. During the second semester the staff entered into the campaign to promote a broader understand- ing among high school students of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Participation in these activities makes the AllemaNews eligible for the much coveted Gallup Award. A A ft g 1'W A, 'Q-.., tg 'R 'f . Leaders: Terr 7 Hewirf Q Nd . Marie Billesbach As a member of Quill and Scroll the AllemaNews is numbered among the more than thirty-five hundred chapters located in almost every state, as also in Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, England, New Zealand and China. Over eighty thousand young journalists, from schools that are outstanding for their publication work in some iournalistic field- writing, business management, or make-up-are eligible for the Quill and Scroll key! Members of the Quill and Scroll Club: Seated: Janet Showalter, Peggy Neville, Pat Emery, Mary Jo Dcuw and Steve Speltz. Standing: Mary C. Redecker, Joe Ghende, Don Stone, Jim Santry, and Terry Hewitt. I .1 . l 'x The Palette and Brush Club , g.. Fir J' fi ffw I lciif I iii 4' ti NP? QQ' iii! i hes on . . .ng tovc .t Puts the l""shl bl 9 Charles W att-ws hi gl-tristmas P 5 To stimulate an interest in further experiment in the field of Art and also to give those who are anxious to go ahead, a greater scope in which to broaden their experiences, members of the art class organized The Palette and Brush Club. Joyce Baker was chosen President and Don Bookman secretary. One of the first projects they engaged in was the making of linoleum blocks, not just in one color, but in two. This took precision and patience but the results were satisfying. Club members used gt lg 7fjt these blocks to make Christmas cards. They also made spattered greeting cards. After lettering in an appropriate verse, they made envelopes to match, thus completing the project. In February they made posters for Catholic Press Month. They decided this year to do the unusual. They did. One poster was done in plastic wood fwhich they made themselves, of wood flour, a little glue and flour and water pastel. It was in bas relief and very effective. Another they did all in cut paper. The soft gray effect of the news- paper background, with the black and white of the letters, made a striking poster. Their next project was in ceramics. They planned ro make murals representing Father Alleman's coming to Rock Island one hundred years ago. ln February the club visited the Municipal Art Gallery in Davenport, Iowa, where they enjoyed seeing and discussing the various displays of paint- ing and ceramics. Joe Drefchinski, Tom Wangler, George Baumgarn, Charles White, Gayle Hewitt, and Joyce Baker make Christmas cards from linoleum blocks. S' Y T X ax J ,le--' " . '15 if l W ' .teo The Pioneer Staff The 'I95'l Pioneer tells the story ofthe second year of Allemans existence. The staff and their sponsor Sister M. Bernard, O.S.B., have tried to crowd into these pages the high- lights of the year s activities. Dave Miller, sports editor, discusses with photograph editor, Tom Valiquette, the procedure of mailing the football pictures. The editors, Mary Ann Lampo and Kathleen Connors, consult business manager, Lloyd Coopman, on the general layout of the T951 Pioneer. an-...Z., 74 Tom Flatley, Neva Murphy, Anne Mae Vrombout, Catherine Tulley, and Joyce Baker arrange pictures for class pages. 4,...e"WMJW" ami 2 The literary staff works to meet deadline. Joyce P ut n a m types while Marie Billesback and Mary Catherine Re- decker dictate. Publicity staff, Ed Ver- cautren, Don Sleezer, and Bob Debrey organ- ize patrons. Gerald Murrin '50 explains the superhelerodyne effect in modern radio to members of the Radio Club. Left to right: Joe Normoyle, Alfred Wannepain, Arnold Klauer, Gerald Murrin, Donald Sleezer, Pete Martin. Radio Club "Prof," Murrin, as his classmates call him, took his radio club through all the mental and physical gymnastics required to understand and construct radio sets, whether crystal or superheterodyne. Gerald-the "Prof,"-learned radio during his spare time while attending school at St. Joseph's and at Alleman. He was one of the members of Alleman's first class of graduates. Meetings of the club were held regularly on Tues- .GW 0 day from 3:30 to 4:00 P.M. to study the theory and to learn how to build radios, lt is the ambition of all the class to become a "ham" operator. The closest to this goal is Alfred Wannepain, a sopho- more, who is in the above picture. Much of the equipment, which the club used, was loaned to them by Father O'Connor-an amateur radio technician of the nth degree. Camera Club Click! Click! No, those were not guns but a battery of cameras in the hands of the Camera Club recording all your moods. lf Tom Valiquette, Dick Vincent, Ed Stapp, rnold Klauer, or Frank Miller missed any good poses-candid or otherwise -then those ubiquitous girls, Lolita Wilson, Frances Barrett, and Nancy Cant were sure to be there taking "shots" when you least Herbert Herr, A expected it. If anybody missed any picture which could make history at Alleman then Fr. Schroeder, the Club Sponsor, or Sister M. Arthur ancl Sister Alexia, who are also camera fans and aFFiliates of the club, had photographic ideas you would find at the Eastman Prize Collection. Cheering everyone at the strategic moment was Sr. M. Emmanuel, who proudly points out the membership certificate ofthe Camera Club in the Illinois Academy of Science. The success of the Camera Club during its initial year was promoted by the valuable advice and gifts of equipment from Mr. Lucien Calbrecht of Moline. Slider Emm U ,he CQ S f mera Cf 9 me , ub, mberglwp Germ? noel Show h f the club Left to right: Frank Miller, Tom Valiquett Cafe fo e, Dick Father George Schroeder conducts a meeting o . C t Lolita Wilson, Sister Arthur. Bell, Father Schroeder, Ed Stapp, Herbert Herr, Frances Barrett, Nancy an , belte- Dkk Ver - it'sP0Ch' H-Ckerson. Delores Wie l John ' With zest and pep the Pioneer band made its first public appearance at Homecoming this year. Some time later the band had its first parade experience. No band wagon for them next year! They hope to be out keeping step with a snappy cadence by then. Football and basketball games never seem complete without the strains of a band encouraging the team to do its best. First row: Joe Lootiens, Bill Humphrey, John Brandmeyer, Margaret Julius, Peggy Warren, Pat Lesage, Joe Bredar, Nancy Sleezer, Virgil Morrissey, Bob Brown. Second row: Mary Gean Cools, Bill Edington, Helen Rind, Larry Bennett, Jim Welvaert, Joann Waline, Kay Minard, Pat Elliott, Dick Verbeke, John Hickerson, Tom DeVriese. Third row: Jean Band New instruments, sturdy new stands, a cabinet for the players' music and many new pieces have been added to the band department. However, more important than anything else is the acquisition of thirty beginners who are working to make first band. The big goal for the band this year has been the preparation for a public concert before the close of school. Claeys, Shirley Strobbe, Dorothy Wilson, Lois Math, Edwin Stapp, Jerry Humphrey, Donald Bell, Dolores Wietlispach. Fourth row: Jane Cincola, Jackie Liskie, Meriel DeRoo, Delores West, Marion Rockwell, Sister Madeline, Director, Audrey Geiger, Ronald Zimmer, Donald Hogue, Evans Grigs- by, Adolph Masschelin, Roland Lee, Jack Ruff. Band Ronald Zimmer, Charles Defwiler, Gerala Delueger. Dorothy Wilson, .lean Claeys, Jane Cincola, Delores Wesf. .mg 2 'tw l fha,- Glee Club The Glee Club meeting at the third period on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays was enlarged by the Sophomore singing club and certain Freshmen from the singing classes. r ,,... ...,.,.M.s, N Nm W my-f es The Glee Club presented a short Christmas program for the Alleman Home and School Association, prepared to attend the State High School music contest, and five selected members of the club went during the Easter vacation to Cleveland to sing at the Nation- al Catholic Music Educators' National High School Chorus. The Annual Diocesan high school music tes- tival held at Ottawa's Marquette High School provided opportunity for singing the Gregorian Mass and some modern numbers. The glee club also assisted with several se- lections at the first annual band concert. For graduation the glee club plans to sing Cesar Franck's 'l50th Psalm. Members of the glee club are: Lucrese Bultynck, Louise Cassini, Mary Cervantes, Phil Clark, Alice Coopman, Dolores Coopman, Lloyd Coopmans, Pat Edmonds, Pamela Glynn, Julianne Herr, Karen Hultorcl, Bill Humphrey, Louise King, Kathleen Kinney, Clarence Klauer, Nancy Littig, Doris Martens, Madeline Miller, Mary Ann Morris, Neva Murphy, Sharon O'Brien, Patricia Ross, James Santry, Kathleen Santry, Dick Shafer, Janet Shovvalter,A Donald Sleezer, Donald Stone, Tom Valiquette, Ed Vercautren, Anna Mae Vrombaut, Donna Vrombaut, Joyce Warzinski, Gwen Wells, Shirley Williams, Dorothy Wilson. Gloria Nonnenmann, accompanist. 'CW '35 'lm- Collegium Latinum V Ave, Ave, omnes hic. "Terra, terrae" and "fui" echo through the halls of Alleman daily but not when the Latin Club holds its meetings in 214 once every three weeks. What does a Latin Club clo? That's what many were wondering when it was first proposed. Bringing the Romans back to lite-what they ate, how they lived, what they did to make them famous-this has been one proiect. Composing original crossword puzzles, working out others, singing Latin songs, varying from "Ave, Ave, omnes hic" to Christmas carols and patriotic selec- tions, even trying a hand at easy Latin plays, and understanding the Latinlot the Mass have been other interesting features of Club meet- ings. These Latin I classes are finding out that Latin isn't as "dead" a lan- guage as it is made out to be. Gloria in excelsis Deo. Latin Club f-R" How do you say "hurry up" in three letters? 81 Girls' Athletic Association Climbing one step further up the athletic ladder, Alleman this year became a mem- ber of the Illinois League of High School Girls' Athletic Associations. Membership in the G.A.A. gives Alleman girls a chance to receive state as well as local awards in the fields of soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis and bowling. This competition aids in the development of leadership as well as athletic ability. Ofticers: Jacqueline Liske, Neva Murphy, Joan VandeCasteele. ' W ,,1r-WW. ,W +w"w"M.MWw .----"""'w'MM M ,,N,,,.W WW.. A f N .,..,.,,,,,..s-we 4 at -I ,J Neva Murphy, Rosalyn Carolan, Judy Hendricks, Patricia Hutton, Joyce Grif- fin, Elsie Huyvaert, Jean VancleCasteeIe, Colette Mortell, Geraldine Juzek, Carol Hamilton, Dolores Wietlespach, Jacque- line Liske, Patricia Todd, Lois Konitzer, Myra Kerker, Carol Clark, Virginia Lovested, Kathryn Minard. X sf. ty 5 if 4 J l 3 .Ili ' f Sf W Ma . . , 1 .LM ...,,51-im , ., M i .. X' sw .-1, if Ls 4 s fi? s. -. .g X 3 .ea an s r e in f,,...fF . z , 1 Q W! 5 Q' ? 'L ii if fri 5 3 K S Y 5 it f it ' it it 5 WK M 2 tn 1' it E .2 X , i we N 'f 'A s sg . t A as s 'xi . E K E ' M 1 If 5 I .gpisw Left to Right: Mrs. Madeline Hendrickson, Mrs. Irene Logan, Mrs. Florence Lovestad, Mrs. Roberta DePaepe Mrs. Nora O'Brien, Mrs. Mary Smeaton, Mrs. Gayle Ruff, Mrs. Mary Young, Mrs. Elizabeth Yocklin, and Mrs Mary Vrombaut. "Food for thought" is fine for sev- eral periods each day but there comes a time when active teen- agers yearn for something a bit more substantial. Probably fifth and sixth periods which meet in the cafeteria are the most popular ones in the entire school day. Variety being the spice of food as well as life, students find their menu well seasoned with tempting nutritious meals suited to meet the demands of healthy and definitely hearty appetites. These menus materialize under the handy hands of Miss Catherine Colligan and her very efficient staff. For that extra something the snack bar is ever ready to provide a tasty tidbit. Cafeteria 'E 'We Gffefzlwze Guin ileliiw lfclwt The scholastic social activities. are but a few life of Alleman an education. ' 1 l owl QUYI dances social school L X r Alleman Mentors ig ATHLETIC DIRECTOR After nine highly successful years at Spalding Institute in Peoria, the Reverend Sylvester Palacz was named athletic director of Alleman high school during the summer of 1950. Included among the phases of work taken over by Father Palacz are head baseball coach, assistant football mentor and teaching duties besides handling all athletic business. While at the Peoria school for boys, Father Palacz produced and promoted great sports squads among which was a third place state winner in the T948 baseball tdurnament and a "sweet sixteen" entry in the 1950 Illinois state basketball finals. E They 32 6 6 'I9 6 7 6 31 27 26 20 I3 O 34 SCORES COACHES Bob Maloney, first Alleman coach, and Father Palacz, the new athletic director, along with first year tutors Don Morris and .loe Lucas formed the administration of Pioneer athletics during the school year of 1950-51. Both Morris and Lucas are all-time greats of St. Ambrose college. Their addition with the athletic director and Maloney laid the concrete to an outstanding athletic department. Mantor Maloney served his second and final term as grid coach while Don Morris took over the basketball and track reins while being an assistant football coach in addi- tion to this. Coach Lucas served as assistant in football, basket- ball, baseball and track. Joliet Catholic Champaign Marquette St. Ambrose St. Bede Burlington Schlarman Spalding Mooseheart H FOOTBALL EASON Daring to venture into the realm of powerhouse play by undertaking a schedule few schools would try in their second football season, the Alleman Pioneer grid squad ground out a four and five record in 1950 under the guidance of head coach Bob Maloney. Starting off slowly and picking up momentum as the nine game schedule rolled on, the Pioneers hit the top when they edged Schlar- man of Danville 27 to 26 in a real thriller-diller. Alleman's initial triumph was a 7 to 6 nudging of Joliet Catholic. Coach Maloney's pre-season work paid off as Cork Wietlispach scored the lone Pioneer touchdown while Dick Bell converted to supply the margin of victory. Champaign's supe- rior speed whizzed past the Pioneers in the second game as the Maroons won, 29 to 0. lt was the first whitewashing in Pioneer grid history. Paced by Wietlispach and Jim Breuwet, the Alle- A 34 to 0 score is little indication of the fine type of ball the Pioneers played in the finale. Mooseheart had their best team ever and capi- talized on speed to overthrow the superb Pioneer blocking and tack- ling. 44 Cqfbobfssoroyyo 90156. man gridders dazzled Marquette of Ottawa 32 to 6 in the third tilt as the Maloneymen raced for 389 yards on the turf. St. Ambrose stopped the Pioneers a week later, however, with a 19 to 6 defeat. Mentor Maloney whipped his gridders into shape the next week, and they overpowered St. Bede in every department except scoring as the Bedans won 7 to 6. Burlington, Iowa extended the Pioneer losing streak by administering a 31 to 6 blow a week later. Then came Schlarman. After holding a 20 to 7 third period lead, the Schlarman crew was caught in the Pioneer ava- lanche of 20 points in the fourth quarter to lose, 27 to 26. Spalding of Peoria couldn't stop the Allemaneers in the next game as 20 points was enough to overcome Spalding's 13 in a tight game. 70rdo 9e 09012, S, Jef. ref Be tt if Alleman end Chuck Frizol fields a fumbled Joliet Catholic bail. First row, left to right: Joe Mendoza, Cork Wiet- lispach, Dick Lopez, Tom Flatley, Les Massarollo, Bob Hollembaek and Jack Collins, co-captain. Second row: Bill Schmidt, assistant manager, Dick Fitzpatrick, Gene Oliver, Jerry Connor, Bill Lavery, Pre-season speculations tabbed the Pioneer backfield as the squad's outstanding strong point. However, a series of fullback iniuries which eventually touched every single Alle- man fullback and the lack of experience in the squad's newer members upset the apple cart. The main load of work fell on Cork Wietlispach and Jim Breuwet while veteran .lack Collins was slowed by injuries. As a result the Pioneer line was the shining point last season. Tackle Bob Degen, ends Clint Westemeyer and Chuck Frizol along with center Jerry Forslund bolstered the forward wall. Weight and power accented the Maloney line and served as a fine back- field stalwart. Mert Rogers topped the center portion of Coach Maloney's wall in aggres- siveness and firmly established himself as an ostended guard. ' THE I95O Bob Degen and Jack Podlash. Third row: Don Morris, assistant coach, Rev. Sylvester Palacz, athletic director, Joe' Wood, Dick Bell, Bob Coop- man, Bill Dye, Dick Colman and Dick Pingel. A 'ni s. I '32.4.5l'.?Ii.A" -JW Although Les Massarollo did not play on the Alleman line he did open some eyes with his backfield work. Les attended East Moline High in his junior year and played on the Panthers' wall. Maloney switched the speedy Massarollo to fullback and he was caught in the indiscriminatory iniury machine but still was able to boot-his specialty. On sev- eral occasions Les punted over 60 yards and his seasonal average was 32. Coach Maloney also did some changing with Clint Westemeyer who was a Pioneer co- captain. Westemeyer moved from halfback to a wing spot. Clint was the pace setter on pass defense and aerial receiving, his spirit marked the team leadership. Chuck Frizol, who operated at the other end, highlighted his final year in Alleman football with an impressive showing against Mooseheart. ARSITY Dave Westemeyer and Les Massarollo apply the cruncher First row, left to right: Clint Westemeyer, co- meyer, Jack Michalski, Phil Mitchell and Jim captain, Tom Klarkowski, Jerry Hourigan, Chuck Hunter. Third row: Dave Rome, Bob Longcor, Dick Frizol, Jerry Forslund, Dick Vogele and Dick Cam- Juzek, Mert Rogers, Don George, Joe Lucas, assist- pana, head manager. Second row: Jim Breuwet, ant coach, and Bob Maloney, head coach. Francis Adlfinger, Don Anderson, Dave Weste- ilwsg :L u l Cok as , www ugh!-aiu Bob Hollembaek Chuck Frizol Clint Westemeyer Dick Lopez Bob Degen Wietlispach Bob Degen and Cork Wietlispach will go down in Alleman football history as being the first boys to win all-state honors for the Pioneers. Degen was named to the third team at right tackle, while Wietlis- pach gained honorable mention as a halfback. THE DAILY NEWS of Chicago in their yearly published poll cited the awards to Degen and Wietlispach, while THE CHAMPAIGN NEWS-GAZZETTE cllso rec- ognized the outstanding eFforts put forth by the Pioneer senior lettermen. Their spirit and work will be examples to future Pioneers for many a year. Wietlis his 63 aS0"Am br05l0n ch 6lU 9 iotgl. io arols season Y tof Sex' emi Wd FOCDTBALL Jerry Hourlga Cork Wieflispach is hoisled by well-wishers seconds offer Schlarman come- The last of the original l949ers on the Pioneer grid- iron will go with graduation in June. Senior Alle- man lettermen who served well in both 1950 and 1951 will be missed. Their loss places a great respon- sibility on the shoulders of the underclassmen of the last season who proved themselves so able. Clint Westemeyer, Chuck Frizol, Tom Klarkowski, endsf Bob Degen, tacklep Jerry Hourigan, guardg Jerry Forslund, center: and backs Bob Hollembaek, Jack Collins, Les Massarollo, Cork Wieilispach, and Dick Lopez are the Pioneering men who make parting such sorrow. Dick Fnzpatrnck Jack Collins Les Massarollo Joe Wood 1 .. mam 3. I: ,ay 'W' 0, ar - Dick Bell FOotba Pioneer end. Schiarmon fullback, O. J. Klien, skirts the An unidentified Marquette ball carrier is eyed by the Pioneer defense. 92 Q Jim Wells Bob Coopman Gene Oliver Dave Westemeyer Coaches Joe Lucas and Don Morris led the sophomore grid squad. Don Morris coached the final two games while Lucas handled the initial three tilts. For the most part the coaches had to go without the services of their excelling sophomores because of varsity promotion. This hurt the squad but it also helped to develop boys who would ordinarily never get to frequent the turf. Coach Morris led the frosh crew in their only game and the outcome was a 7 to 6 loss to Annie Wittenmyer. SOPHOMORE GRID SCORES We They 7 St. Ambrose 13 6 Geneseo O 6 Rock Island 18 O Monmouth O 12 St. Ambrose 6 .lim Breuwet tackles a Joliet Catholic runner while Les Massarollo rushes to his aid. ,YQ First Pioneer head football, basketball and baseball coach, Bob Maloney, resigned from Pioneer tutoring chores on January 23, l95l. Mr, Maloney thus brought to a close the initial formative stage of Alleman sports. His record at Alleman was "excellent" Dur- ing the two season term as grid mentor he produced two fine squads which compiled a combined ten won and seven loss record. Much of the credit must go to Mr. Maloney for his part in laying the foundation of fu- ture Pioneer sports. Varsity Bob Maloney says so long to Father Palacz. Front Row: Ursula Tragarz, Joyce Baker, Patty Edmonds, Mary Kay Glynn, Jackie Whitcicre Back Row: Lucrese Bultynck, Peggy Neville, Mary Ja Dauw, Iris Nugent. assianwwwa ..,c wwwWWw-- ' ' We --'--- WA-.wi ,W W. W ,.. , . , ,Maw , , W , ,, -NNms Action against St. Ambrose envolves a wrestling An enthusiastic, experienced group of ball players eagerly await the coming season after the gruelling but interesting 1950 games. One key note is common among most of themgyouth. Last year's six or seven sophomores with probable starting positions will return in 1951. This fast crew will return with the more mature senior element to mold what may be Alle- man's most successful season. However, the outlook on the schedule looms as a probable back-strainer as the Pioneers once again enter the tough circles with Mooseheart, Burlington and St. Bede back on the schedule. Schlarman scores belafedly in the homecoming contest. I Q, 2, tg, fgwy.. u ,sm mf. , ff 'MM Ml... vw .mu,.,,p?,-Lb ....1.wsanxa,u .fm.s..k--mei...fm.1..m,.rw,1.+ Ecl Rodts scoops a shot. Basketball After a highly successful sports career at St. Ambrose College, Daven- port, Iowa, Don Morris moved his polished coaching wares to Alleman High where he is now serving as head basketball coach. Morris is one of the chief plums in the revamped Pioneer athletic department. He reached his greatest height with the Ambrosians after gaining coach- ing experience during the last war as player-coach of the 390th bomb group. An All-Iowa Conference honor, an All-Midwest honor and an All-Slate honor have highlighted Coach Morris' playing career. These recog- nitions along with a natural coaching ability make Mentor Morris stack up as one of the finest coaches in the area. 96 Showing real improvement all along the line over the first season of play, the Alleman basketball quintet carried an even slate in 24 games for a seasonal record of twelve wins and twelve losses. Under Don Morris, yearling mentor, the squad made fine impressions by jumping to a good start before tapering off in the center of the season with a series of narrow losses, only to revive strongly at the final stage of the year. Team work and spirit are chiefly credited with the improvement. Statistical improvement is the prod- uct of the spirited hardwood activity. Rolling up 1203 points, 397 more than in the initial season, the Pioneer squad used the fast break for most of the season. About 1619 shots were taken from afield by the Islander Irish, an increase of 664 over the 1949-50 schedule. Of- fensively, the Morris club potted an average of 50.1 points per game as compared with a 38.3 average during first year competition. Four hun- dred and sixty-seven field goals were racked up by the second season crew as bucked by 290 in the initial season. Floor leader and captain, Frank Coopman, in co- ordination with high scorer, Tom Hoogerwerf, paced in the Pioneers in setting plays and working the fast break. However, it cannot be stressed too SCORES WE THEY 36 29 St. Mary's, Dec. 1 44 37 Corpus Christi, Dec. 5 27 52 St. Mary's, Dec. 12 58 48 Joliet Catholic, Dec. 17 34 53 East Moline, Dec. 19 55 50 Erie, Dec. 21 84 69 Geneseo, Dec. 22 53 54 Schlarman, Jan. 5 46 58 Spalding, Jan. 8 54 40 Monmouth, Jan. 9 45 43 Loras, Jan. 16 41 44 St. Ambrose, Jan. 24 48 51 Spalding, Jan. 26 53 70 Schlarman, Jan. 27 58 64 Campion, Jan. 31 49 38 Sherrard, Feb. 6 71 61 Marquette, Feb. 10 49 59 Joliet Catholic 63 77 St. Ambrose, Feb. 13 36 59 Campion, Feb. 21 47 44 Loras, Feb. 22 59 46 Geneseo, Feb. 24 66 44 Hillsdale, Feb. 28 27 51 Moline, Mar. 1 I950-51 much that the 1950-51 quintet was not a one man, or even two man squad-it was the result of team work and fair play. For their record-setting efforts in the Erie Holiday Invitational Tournament, the Morris squad re- ceived the first hoop trophy in Pioneer basketball history. In winning the laurels a new Alleman high scoring record was set as Geneseo fell before the Islander attack 84 to 69. It was with this game that Hoogerwerf developed into a potent and proven scorer. From the Erie tourney to the Regional meet the Pioneers scored over 50 points in eight different games, a feat done only twice in the entire first season. Hoogerwerf played a maior role in this scoring as he set an Alleman individual scoring record of 250 points. The agile sophomore took 284 shots, a record, and made 101 field goals, another record. Coopman set a free throw record by potting 68 tosses in 102 charity attempts, an- other mark. Bill Lavery, Ed Rodts, Gene Oliver, Hoogerwerf, Jim DeWulf, Jim Wells and Dick Pingel are likely actors for the 1951-52 basketball scene, while such commendable performers as Clint Weste- meyer, Don Anderson, Jerry Forslund, Terry Hew- itt and Coopman will pass from the Pioneer camp. Hoogerwerf wins a race. A YEAR OF PROGRESS FOR THE VARSITY BASKETEERS. 1950-51 1949-50 Season Season Total points , . . 1203 806 Shots attempted . 1619 955 Field goals . 467 290 Free throws 1 1 , 1 269 226 Offensive average . 1 1 50.1 38.3 FRESHMEN SOPHOMORES Varsity Row 1: Tom Hoogerwerf, Terry Hewitt, Coach Morris, Ed Rodts, Phil Mitchell. Row 2: Frank Coopman, Gene Oliver, Bill Luv- ery, Dick Pingel, Jerry Forslund, Don Anderson, Al Logan, Clint Westemeyer, Les Mazzarollo. n' l.l4.l cl.n f SOPHOMORES Row 1: Bob Garrison, Ronald Mulcahy, Don Hendricks. Row 2: Tom Hibbs, Ken Daxon, Jack Baker, Dick Fitzpatrick. cas, Dick Dewitt. Rows 4 and 5: D a v e Westemeyer, Jerry Kavanaugh, Jim DeWulf. Row 3: Jim Wells, Coach Lu- THE HOOPSTERS FIRST ALLEMAN TOURNEY TROPHY CAMPION TRAP REGIONAL ACTION WITH MILINE FORSLUND HANDLES HOOP TOM HODGERWERT SHOOTS if 'Y4.,v' xx I I x, N In M I X If I C30 BasebaH Baseball action for Alleman high school in its first year was led by Coach Bob Maloney whose squad posted a commendable 7 won and 7 loss record in opening competition. Paced by the battery team of Mike Corken, pitcher, and Bert Westemeyer, catcher, the Pioneer nine compiled 53 runs to the opponent's 48 tallies. On April 15, 1950 in the first half of a doubleheader, Corken twirled a five inning no-hit, no-run tilt. With five lettermen returning to back the squad, Reverend Sylvester Palacz took over coaching reins in April, 1951. SCORES WE THEY O 6 Rock Island 2 O East Moline 2 3 East Moline 8 2 Atkinson 5 3 East Moline 4 6 East Moline 10 0 Atkinson 5 3 Corpus Christi 2 7 Rock Island 2 1 Coal Valley 2 6 Moline 8 6 St. Ambrose 3 4 Loras O 1 St. Ambrose Led by point-getter Frank Coopman, the Alleman golf squad totaled two victories during the 1950 season in competition with Quad-City clubs. Rock Island and East Moline toppled once apiece to the Pioneer link- sters while also picking up a win apiece. Davenport, St. Ambrose and Moline boasted a clean slate against the Pioneers, however. Under Right Reverend Msgr. Jordan, coach, Coopman, Don Sleezer, Steve Speltz, Joe Wood, Dave Miller, Gene De Bo and Joe Loontiens cooperated and alternated places in the tournaments most of which were tri-meets. I TRA-MURALS Twenty squads formed the boys' intra-mural basket- ball group organized during the 1950-51 hoop sea- son. Father Palacz, Coach Morris and Coach Lucas operated the organization which was divided into a Junior-Senior League and a Freshman-Sophomore League. The games were played in the evenings and each squad had up to eight players. Jim Breuwet, Don George, Joe Wood, Cork Wietlis- pach and Dick Iverson, all members of team six in the Junior-Senior League, copped the title by being undefeated. They also won the play-offs 43 to 30 over team three. George scored 109 points in the regular schedule to top the upper bracket while Fred DeCoster counted 194 in the Frosh-Soph League. Jim Shield, Dick Hourigan, Dan Beatty, Bob Coop- man, Florencio Ramirez and DeCoster won the title of the Frosh-Soph League with team two but lost the play-offs to team three. In March an all-school tourney operated with 16 squads participating. FINAL STANDINGS IN LEAGUES JuNioR-sENioR FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE W L W L Tedm Team 2 8 Tedm Team 1 7 Team Team 3 7 Team Team 5 7 Team Team 7 5 Team Team 10 4 Tedm Team 4 3 Team Team 6 2 Team Team 8 2 Team Team 9 0 Don George pushes Action in play-offs Chuck Frizol passes The girls all like tennis. it for G Sho' GIRLS' TH LETICS The girls' athletic department at Alleman is the center of activity in the line of girls' sports. Miss Vann, physical education teacher, has a program worked out for the girls that is different and has endless variety. All kinds of sports are played. ln the fall the girls compete in volleyball, soccer, and bowling. Right in the winter, basketball is being played fast, and furious.l As spring comes on, baseball and tennis and swimming capture the spotlight. Throughout the year, various tourna- ments are played. The four classes so enioy play- ing each other to decide who's tops! Then in the spring the girls held a program to which the public was invited. This climaxed the work the girls had spent throughout the year on rhythm and original folk dances. S O foyoflie- Baseball: AIWUY 102 Bowling and Rhythm The Paladium and Bowladrome were popu- lar places for Alleman girls on Thursday and Friday nights this year. There was the ear- satisfying crash of ten pins as many strikes and spares were chalked up on those nights. There were some crack bowlers among the girls. Mary Ann Morris, Senior, claims the top honors as she maintained a consistent 120 average. Top individual score goes to Shirley Strobe, sophomore, when she rolled a game of l72. Of interest this year was that some of the better bowlers competed in the State-Mail- Tournament. They rolled a 3-line game at the Bowladrome, and the five best scores were sent in. The lucky winners were: Shirley Sheridan, Bunny Sladek, Mary Lou McEnany, Gloria Castelein, and Mary Ann Heydeman. Rhythm constituted an important part of Miss Vann's gym program. It taught the girls to be light on their feet, and to have grace and poise. The girls might have felt silly run- ning across the gym floor on their toes, but it made new women of them. The basic dance were also taught to the girls, so they steps could cut a pretty caper on any dance floor! These included the waltz and the polka. Exercises are wonderful, and the girls had plenty of those, too. The ones to belittle the waist, and straighten the shoulders were two among many. Th M S Cho or mps of fh V E G e , 09' ef! P' sch, Rllfh Hezjflkoy g,enn rick On, M Sf Je 0 On 'Y E Nugent. mmefson Around U 103 Udo l'0Und we 90.- N Soccer This year at Alleman soccer was introduced to the girls. The girls took to it like ducks to water and really enioyed it. The soccer team consists of forwards, backs and a goalie to watch the goal posts. The for- wards of each team can maneuver over the whole floor and try to kick the ball between the opponent's goal posts. This is a fast game, and many a girl was panting before it was over. There were constant clashes as a forward and back rushed toward each other. But the girls gallantly picked them- selves up and returned to the game with renewed vigor. The game was played in tournaments after school, on a homeroom basis. The Senior champs were homeroom 324, captained by Pat Hutton. 308 was the tops of the Juniors. Among the Sophs, 217 triumphed. And homeroom T29 claimed the honors for the Freshies. rf J ARQFSZ LQ? 74 S: 53752235539 More Sports Basketball was always the consistent favorite of the girls. Though their games were not as fast and furious as the boys', they were every bit as exciting. However there were some hot-shots among the girls and these played the forward positions. This is because only the forwards can shoot in the girl's rules. Miss Vann let the girls use the unlimited dribble for the first time this year. Excit- ing tournament games were held after school. The girls owe their thanks to Miss Vann, and Sister Vera, their competent ref- erees. Volleyball proved another popular sport. The girls soon became adept at setting up the ball and spiking it over the net. At times, play became so exciting the girls just yelled and hopped up and down. ln tour- nament play, Neva Murphy's team of 301 was champ of the Seniors. 302 claimed honors for the Juniors. Among the Sophs, 310 was tops. Homeroom 225 won the hon- ors for the Freshmen. Champs of the Volleyball Tournament. One, two, touch your toes Fire flamed Royalty reigned on October 26 and 27 as Queen Jackie Whitacre and King Clint Westemeyer pre- sided over Alleman's first homecoming festivities. Undaunted by the two premature bonfires, the entire student body, together with alumni and friends, gathered on October 26 for a gigantic pep rally. On this occasion the band made its in- itial appearance to entertain the excited throng. Father Palacz crowned the King and Queen who then proceeded to light the bonfire. In the glowing light of the flames the pep rally was staged and with the backdrop flickering light in the brisk autumn winds, the students ioined in a long, loud cheering session. The cheerleaders then led a snake dance over the athletic field into the gym where a dance was held. Royalty reigned HOME X ,- -ffffj 'SING' Qglilv tt gi ttyl 1 -, "1 T-.H 1 A E 27,-, l "fin .lt f ll ,5 - it A ll f 'll v p , atflw V l x t ' at All of this was but a prelude to the events of Fri- day, October 27, the big day! In the afternoon twenty-five cars paraded through the business dis- tricts of Moline and Rock Island accompanying the queen and her attendants, who rode in converti- bles. Tension mounted as game time approached. Hearts were heavy at halftime with Alleman trail- ing Schlarman 20-7 but the Pioneers came back and with two minutes left in the game, tied the score 20-20. Schlarman promptly scored again, but determined to win, Alleman made another touch- down and the conversion and the final score was Alleman 27, Schlarman 26. Amid tears of lusty shouts, and wild cheers, the team ran off the field. Alleman's first homecoming was one that will never be forgotten. i0Yf OMIN COMING Crowd grew Winds blew If i The Snowflake Soiree The committee decorates for the Pioneer Prance Parties The social activities at Alleman got under way this year the first day of school when "The Fledgling's First Flight" was held in the gymnasium. The purpose of this dance was to welcome the freshmen to Alleman. Something new was added to Alleman's social activities as the first annual homecom- ing dance was held in the gymnasium on October 26. The dance climaxed the first day of homecoming festivities which con- tinued for two days, October 26 and 27. As usual, witches and goblins dominated the scene of the "Costume Caper," the Hallo- we'en dance held on October 31. To start the Christmas vacation off with a bang the second annual "Sox Hop," which was sponsored by the iournalism class, was held on December 20. Tom Flatley, senior, and Lou Rae Colman, sophomore, were chos- en king and queen. On December 29 the iunior and senior class welcomed the alumni to the "Snowflake Soiree," a dance that it is hoped will become an an- nual affair. The first dance to be held in the cafeteria this year was the "Pioneer Prance" on February l, sponsored by the Pioneer Staff. Despite the brisk wind and snow the cafeteria was filled with iuniors and seniors. The dance was a great success. Also held in the cafeteria was the St. Patrick's Day dance, a fresh- Sox Hop royalty fi W4 5 A R js ,mg zzi Ks. It-5 if Members of the committee for the St. Patrick's Day dance. man-sophomore afair. Mid sham- rocks and the wearing of the green, the underclassmen, Irish or not, had a wonderful time. March 27 was the date ot the East- er Ball sponsored by the junior class. Pastel shades on decorations rivaled bright Easter outfits as the Easter Bunny hopped in to greet the dancing couples. These festivities make it evident that "all work and no play" did not characterize the typical Alleman student. Junior - Senior Prom ' Blue moons and twinkling stars high- lighted the Junior-Senior Prom held May 'I7 at Short Hills Country Club. Arrangements by James Hunter, Jun- ior class president, made the evening a complete success. Assisting him were the heads of the various committees- Judy Hendricks, Janet Anderson, Mary Lou Reidy, Mary Jo Dauw, Phil Mitch- ell, Joe Wood, Bill Lavery and Dave Miller. NO 1-X 1 w jf uux 5 X ff ff 5 X sf X Catholic Press ln cooperation with the Catholic School Press As- sociation and the Commission on American Citizen- ship sponsored by the Catholic University of Amer- ica, the staff of the AllemaNews strives to keep the paper as timely as the encyclicals, as Catholic as the church and as thought-provoking as the par- ables. Writers aim to give the news in the light of Christian principles realizing that it is through the press that Christ can be brought back into secular life, and a strong Christian culture can again predominate in the modern world. Student journalists strive to become competent writers in order that they may wield effectively this "sword of the spirit" . . . to restore all things in Christ. "There is only one tragedy in life," says Leon Bloy, "and that is not to be a saint." lt is the aim of the Catholic press to assist both re- porters and writers in the attaining of this end. AllemaNews reporters realize that they are their brothers' keepers. The opportunity to lead Joe and Bob and Marian to Christ is theirs. The Stu- dent newspaper is a powerhouse. Propelled by the motor of Christianity within, it is a dynamic force. Catholic writing should be the best writing since it alone is based on solid fundamental teachings. Therefore the young Catholic journalists enter into competition with fellow writers from New York to San Francisco, from Anchorage, Alaska to New Mexico. The winning results are gratifying because they prove that your writing is only as good as your message and motivation. tf?1a.f:f? MA 3 -C. MARY KAY GLYNN The Extension Magazine national contest for teen- agers has been a powerful incentive to good high school writing during the past few years. Last year, Jackie Whitacre had a poem published in the magazine. This year, soaring ahead in the national competition, senior, Mary Kay Glynn rated as one of the four teen-board editors of the publication. This entitles Mary Kay to the thrill of editing an issue of Extension and having published her origi- nal short story for children, a character sketch of Miss Catherine Colligan, a series of interviews of student opinions on the effects of television on modern critical thinking and a survey of the trials and thrills of a yearbook production. Pat Minard shows the Catholic press certificate to Jean Purcell, Sara McGinty, Jackie Whitacre, Judy Hendricks, Phil Clark and Dave Miller. f' C H TH 01- fc ' PIPE sg . s, 1 f V milf W' 2 0 A ,,, KJV!!! f 'Q J , 1 i , , . r fs! X s , 2 - 71" Qi Q f Bob Hollembaek, Joyce Putnam, V , ,,.,,:,: Speech Awarded first place honors in Alle- man's initial oratorical contest was Jean Ladkin, a senior. Runners up for second and third places were Dave Miller and James Breuwet. Other finalists included Suzanne Brennan, Tom Flatley, Mary Kay Glynn, Marian Pauwels, Judy Hen- dricks, Donna Liske, and Joe Wood. 1 ,gal Steve Speltz congratulates winners of the oratorical contest, Jean Lad- kin, David Miller, and James Breuwet. The purpose of the contest was to encourage in- terest in and enthusiasm for the Catholic Press in America. The contest was open to any Alleman iunior or senior. Eliminations were made through the English classes. Acting as judges in the finals were Mrs. Mary Haelvaert of the speech depart- ment of Marycrest College and Misses Jacque Fass and Kay O'Connell student teachers of dhdmatics. Contestants were judged on poise, personality, delivery and message. This year saw the opening of Alleman's initial speech department, which consisted of three classes. The dramatic coaches of these classes were the Misses Jacqueline Faas, Pat Byrnes, and Kay O'Connell. The play, "Don't Tell a Soul," a satire based on gossip, was presented by all three classes during the various study halls. The aim of the Alleman Dramatic Club is to promote interest in dramatics and to un- cover previously hidden talents. Topics ranged from the history of the Catholic Press to its necessity in the modern weary, war torn world. The weaknesses and strong points of the press were shown as well as present day out- standing Catholic writers. All the talks led to one conclusion. With conflicting reports on current news only the Catholic Press can be depended up- on to give the truly Christian outlook on the happening. C ,. - 1 as A'A s x '5 y VW V if V 'A i 'A" tz .'iQf.: Some of the many fine posters turned out in the Peoria Register Catholic Press Contest. 7 Art Activities The float which won second place and a seventy-five dollar prize in the Christmas Parade on wheels. Joyce Baker as the Blessed Mother, with Frank Herman, Kenneth Bush, and Evans Grigsby as the Three Kings, and Michael Rita as the shepherd. UA tl Y get f l working on various prolects for the Annual Art Exhibit Class in Art Appreciation lv' ,, Don Bookman's prize winning Hallowe'en Window. Joyce Baker's Hallow- e'en Window. Ek 'ff Craffs Class modeling clay figures. The Madonna and Child, wifh lambs were made by fhe Advanced Arf Class io bring the spirit of Chrisimas fo Alleman High School. H5 Charles Whife capfured fhe firsf prize as win- ner in the Diocesan poster confesf receiving fhe firsi Irophy fo be given in fhis confesi. W N? iff-H M "w."m S ke-...' 7 , was V . 3 rw, ' 1.- ' A R ,,-... "Z C fx :im ,,' Z J ' ' iw gi? ,V MW. is as s 2 Q A ,L in 'A A .--: ""' Q .ivfl I In 'iii ' :X m g .. .:: z , .'li "v' ..i' ,f Ness? A Mariorie Valiquette '50 and Cecilia DeCoster '50, Fran- ciscan postulants, St. Francis Novitiate, Springfield, Ill. Jackie Meersman '50 and Diane Ruff '51, Benedictine postulants at St. Mary's Novitiate, Nauvoo, III. Vocations Undoubtedly, the most important decision that a high school student must make is his choice of a vocation. Will he choose as 95 percent of all American youths do, the marriage state? Perhaps his life is to be spent doing God's work as a diocesan priest, or in a religious order. A few will find happiness in the single state with lives dedicated to the work they have chosen. Realizing that student life was their vocation of the moment, Allemanites concentrated on making each day, each class, each assignment a stepping- stone to vocational plans of the future. With the war situation making an in-service term almost inevitable, the boys determined to make the best use of this period by studying the military situa- tion and striving to enter into fields for which they knew themselves to be best equipped. During Vocation month movies, panel discussions, bulletin board displays and homeroom activity programs emphasized the qualifications necessary for the successful and happy living of each of the three states. In addition to the prayer for voca- tions recited each morning before religion period, a special Mass celebrated in the gym on the feast of Our Lady of Dolors had religious vocations at Alleman as its main intention. Since the regular Alleman curriculum is geared to fit the student for life not only in this world but also in the next, vocational guidance emphasized the necessity of the individuaI's thoughtful, and prayerful consideration of a vocation and of his own private way of life he was to follow. Terry Hewitt, Don Sleezer and Bob De Smet inspect vocational display. Music Contest Fourteen Alleman music-minded students en- tered the 1951 District Music contest on March 31 at Abingdon, Illinois. Entering both the vo- cal and instrumental divisions, the students found the experience both challenging and en- joyable. This is the second time Alleman has participated in the music event. Vocal entries were Jeanne Meersman, Jackie Whitacre, Louise Cassini, Neva Murphy, and Dave Miller. lnstrumentalists were Louise King, Barbara Noppe, Bob Brown, Virgil Morrissey, Nancy Sleezer, Audrey Geiger, Richard Czupka, Dixie Lee Bellinger, and Bernadine Czupka. r Contestants in the band preliminaries: Audrey Geiger, Margaret Julius, Nancy Sleezer, Dixie Lee Bellinger, R i c h u r d Czupka, Tom Brown, Virgil Morrissey, V Jerry Humphrey, John Brandmeyer, Bill Humphrey, Joe Loontiens. Contestants in the voice preliminaries: Jackie Whitacre, Sharon O'Brien, Shir- ley Strobbe, Roberta Graves, Dave Miller, Chalaine Johnson, Jeanne Meersman, Neva Murphy, Louise Cas- sini. Accompanist: Gloria Nonneman. Q Winners in the preliminary contest: Billy Joern, third place, Barbara Noppe, second place, and Louise King, first place. 11' M.. The luniors enjoy a movie while Terry operates. The ever-present lure of the chemistry and biology laboratories, the home economics and industrial arts departments is being rivalled by a spacious room done in deep green way up in the northeast corner of Alleman. The spot is designated at Room 301. An assignment to Room 301 was welcome news to the Alleman- ites during 1950-1951 for Room 301 housed promises of the mysterious, the unknown. To the students Room 301 meant movies. And every American loves a show. But the movies of Room 301 are only part of the visual aids used by the Visual Education Department which claimed Room 301 as its center. And even the movies of Room 301 had a definite "Schoolish" purpose, namely, to help the Allemanites learn faster and better. The military personnel of World War ll had succeeded in accelerating its educational pro- gram up to fifty and sixty per cent with visual aids, so healthily modern Alleman provided its students with the same learning helps. To pro- vide the necessary devices, Father O'Connor asked Sister Mary Arthur to organize the Visual Education Department in the fall of 1950. Helping her were Larry Vander Vennet, a sophomore, who kept the department rec- ords, and Tom Valiquette, a senior, who man- aged the equipment. The original skeleton staff of operators trained in-service some thirty operators who care for the operation of de- vices within their own classes and during their free periods. Audio-visual As part of the program, Room 301 was changed from a bright white classroom of 1949-50 to a deep green, sound-proof, shaded proiection room where movies and filmstrips could be shown under the best possible con- ditions. As the center of audio-visual activities during 1950-51 school year, the room felt its cupboards filling with equipment-a 16 mm. movie projector, a strip-film projector, one per- manent and two portable screens, a wire re- corder, two record players and complete al- bums of records for Macbeth, Merchant of Venice and Julius Caesar. Rental service of films, strips, records was made available to the teachers through the catalogs found in the conference room of the library. The ordering and arranging of schedules was done by the department. The coming years promise further expansion of the department's activities. Q ,"w if -M Q- 4' f' J I 4.2. J Q' ...ww M 15293, . 1 sr.-t..t. 9 I so r r- T is is T . t o . . . . .. . i i Tom Vanquette and Larry Vander Vennet, managers. Ever-increasing in size, the Alleman library, in its second year of existence, added many books and magazines to its growing collection. More extensive reading, reference, and study were made possible by the addition of bi- ographies, fiction, poetry, and other types of books as well as encyclo- pedias, histories and general refer- ence materials. The rack near the desk was consistently filled with current is- sues of news, science, sports, and popular magazines for research or enioyment. Sister Wilfrid, O.P., and her assistants were constantly on hand to provide an inexhaustible source of information for those students doing research. Librar I C 'ittfiifiiiiffii . f in i x -- -,.., Z i H , K4 f TMJ x Mi"s-'W'--me, .-...,,W, ff ' .YMWQ u,c,, V A U Mary Mart, Janet Mirr, and Cecilia Van Thournout are shown the essentials of good filing by Sister M. Wilfrid. Serving as helpers to Sister Wilfrid in the library are the following girls: First Row: Connie Jennings, Kathleen Connors, .lo Ann Mos- sage, Donna McGuire, Mary White, Ann Browder, Annabelle Rockwell, Elaine Hunt, Kathleen Kinney, Janet Mirr, Cecilia Van Thournout, Joyce Vande Casteele. Second Row: Barbara Stromberg, Nancy Hickerson, Mary Mart, Joyce Gritten. Third Row: Karen HuHord, Audrey Cahalen, Pat Emery. ll9 Pan - American Assembl 5 Second semester marked the beginning of the Alleman Pan-American Club. Composed of stu- dents of Sister Mary Vera's Spanish classes. Club members elected Jerry Hourigan, secretary, and Neva Murphy, president. Club meetings were highlighted by Spanish games, contests, records, and films. Activities included an Photographer Tom Valiquette is among 260 high school seniors from all over the United States to re- ceive recognition as an "outstanding potential scientist." He was honored as possessing an unusually high aptitude for future achieve- ment in science in ,the 'lOth annual Science Talent search conducted by Westinghouse. Tom, a Senior and an all around honor stu- dent, submitted a project dealing with a new method of color photography, and a multiple enlarger for color photography. His was chosen among the winners on the basis of its showing in a science aptitude test, his scholastic records, and the teachers' rec- ommendations. As one of the winners, Tom will be awarded an honorable mention citation and will be recom- mended for a scholarship for college work. Tom Valiquette working with' the enlarger in the Alleman photo lab. is . ee '- fr . an W. .., 1, W Qt t 4,4-i,Qj1..... A S .af-wif .4 ww Q assembly for the entire school featuring Spanish and Mexican dances as well as a Pan-American exhibit. The year was climaxed by a dinner for club members. The purpose of the organization was to foster an appreciation and knowledge of Central American culture. . 1... 1 -'if T dti ' 9 Woodworking l Regardless of vocation, boys and men are called upon to use the skills learned in their woodwork- ing classes. In such a class they receive the in- formation and experience which will interest them in industrial life and the training to acquire facility in that line. Woodworking combines with mechan- ical drawing to complete the industrial arts pro- l2l fm oi- . . sf-.,.,,f, f erm vvw r zswpfwmmw, ,Y :few-..Mlls,.,. li 'Ma .,.: Aauv by Q I t r fff :1 t -W i,,V aw, is ii? ' ,Q 1 - ,, fe as www- ,Q isp-wel A, fl 4 'J il im, 2,53 i' xx? iii 1 me E ' L 'lk t' if fi 3 or g , A , M4 gm ' 5.55231 , -' gram at Alleman. science of industry, is a course Industrial arts, the rts where knowledge, skills, and ap- titudes help integrated individuals live more use- fully and happily in home, shop, and society. in practical a W-w 19? MN 5 '-"f Booster Club The Men's Club of Alleman'is a comparatively ar the close of the new organization. Formed ne basketball season, this club is composed of Catho- I. . IC men of the area who wish to create and main- tain an active organization to support the Alleman athletic program. These men will conduct the aior sports and act annual ticket drives for the m in co-operation with the Home and School Asso- ciation in sponsoring social affairs. Officers elected for the first year were Marion E Wood, president, Charles King, first vice-presi- dent, Louis Claeys, second vice-president, John Wirig, secretary, and George Mortier, treasurer. The executive conm....e.. ff f . Open house for the Pafen S Open House lt was "school days" again on the night of Octo- b er 6, when parents took their children's l paces for the first Parents' Night sponsored by the Alleman Home and School Association. Following the class schedule of their oldest child at Alleman, h t e parents were afforded an opportunit t y o meet the faculty and talk over their child's problems, and to get acquainted with other parents as well as to become familiar with th e excellent facilities of the school. 1,1 fi -1-V-su f--4 .. j " " '42 ,lf ' "PCP 'VT'-T Welcome Y 0 Monsignor Jordan welcomes Father Casey to Rock Island. Announcement of the appointment of Monsignor T. J. Jordan as president of the Alleman High School Board was made on February 1 by the Most Reverend Joseph H. Schlarman, Bishop of Peoria. Monsignor Jordan is also replacing the late Monsignor P. H. Durkin as Dean of this area which comprises four counties. As Dean, Monsig- nor Jordan is responsible for the spiritual and temporal welfare of the clergy in 'this district. This appointment is considered a distinction be- cause there are only five other Deaneries in this diocese. Not new at this work, Monsignor Jordan was a Dean while serving as pastor at St. Cecilia's, Peoria. The Rev. Francis J. Casey of Odell was appointed to succeed the late Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. H. Durkin 123 as pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Father Casey was formerly pastor of St. Paul's parish, Odell, where he had served since April 30, 1946. He was born August 2, 1900, in Peoria. He re- ceived his education at Spalding Institute in Peoria, St. Viator's college in Bourbannis, and Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis. Ordained a priest on May 29, 1926, in St. Mary's Cathedral, Peoria, he served first as an assistant at St. Catherine's parish, Aledo, and then at lm- maculate Conception Parish, Streator, and was appointed pastor of St. Anne's Parish, Toluca, in 1930 and pastor of St. Malachy's, Geneseo, in 1939. He also served as a Lieutenant Commander in the navy from 1943 to 1946. 1 , .Q ml.. .....eC.. -M --.-4 I Af---I Faculty Game ZW "FFT, I 2 Q ll f , xff it , fl at 'f i f Q ,- ll Ur A .1 ' Ili' ' 6 0, ' ,ff Rolling, rumble tumble floor play highlighted the tirst annual Faculty All-Star basketball game in the Pioneer gymnasium on February 14th, 1951. The Alleman Faculty, paced by Joe Lucas who scored 17 points and Rt. Reverend Msgr. T. J. Jor- dan, coach, staged a third quarter rally to over- come a one-point 13 to 12 deficit at half time to gain the victory, 35 to 25. Participating on the winning squad were Father O'Connor, Father Gould, Father Morrissey, Father Palacz, and Father Russo in addition to Don Mor- ris, Dan Naert and Lucas. Tom Klarkowski, Ed Vercautren, Mel Schaubroeck, Jack Collins, Tom Flatley, Jerry Hourigan, Cork Wietlispach, Bob Hollembaek, Chuck Frizol and Dick Shafer played for lntra-mural All-Stars. .f 7 WM .ffl 5' . il fi gg ' 1, .. 1-gps 4 ff 9,2175 :iw , if , in - :gawk X52 f' Eg 'W- J' ""-w.,,,,L Around School Patrons -A- Ann's Snack Bar Sam Arnclt Ed Andries Avalon Club Keith Allen -5- Mrs. William Butterworth Mrs. L. W. Burghgrave Blitz Furniture Store Bobette Beauty Parlor Blue Ribbon Distributing Co. D. and Mrs. A. Bell Behn and Hanson The Bike Shop Mr. and Mrs. James Bulefeledt Carl Brenstrom Service Station Mr. and Mrs. S. Banoszek Bockaert-Lerminez Agency Balkan Packing Company Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Billesbach Broshar and Collins, inc. Burt's Drug Store Mrs. H. V. Burt Margaret F. Bredar Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bosso Mr. and Mrs. George Baker Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bockaert Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bartel A. M. Blood Burns Pharmacy -C- Senator and Mrs. C. F. Carpentier F. J. Cindella W. E. Coryn Sherwood L. Costigan Cobert's Radio and Appliance Co. John B. Cunningham, Attorney Catholic Women's League Cherry Motor Company Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cousins Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cousins Mr. and Mrs. Russell L. Cook Carlson's Cleaners Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Cunningham Marcella Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Claerhout Elmer and Amy Crippens ClifT's Home-cooked Foods Mrs. J. M. Connors Anthony Compana, Attorney Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Corken Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coopman Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Carron Mr. and Mrs. William Coopman Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Callow -D- Harry C. DeBourcey, M.D. Mr. ancl Mrs. M. Debrey DeVos Market Mr. and Mrs. Rene DeBo Mrs. Augusta DeCapp Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dauw C. C. DeCommer Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Doden DeVinclc Market Dahlen's Drug Store S. P. Durr, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeWitte Dr. and Mrs. M. S. Dondanville Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Dondanville Paul Dugan Mrs. A. L. Dugan Estelle DeJaegher Mr. and Mrs. August A. DeWitte Mr. and Mrs. H. DeWitte Norma DeCommer, '50 Mr. and Mrs. Albert DeSmet Mr. and Mrs. Cyriel DeWitte William Dowsett -E- East Moline Hardware East Moline Herald Ernie's Grocery Store Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Elliott East Moline Ice and Cool Co. S. Errico, M.D. Elliott's Groceries, Edgington l28 -F- Warren and Richard Fisher Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Forte Kurt P. Froehlich, M.D. Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Flatley Fred Bengston's Applianc Fifth Avenue Hotel A Friend e Store Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Fitzgibbon A Friend Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fleming A Friend Mr. John Doctor T. Mr. Jonn Furgie Fu Freshman Freshman Freshman Freshman Freshman Freshman E. Farrell J. Flatley C. Farrell neral Home Room Room Room Room Room Room -G- 127 129 149 207 216 225 Gengler B. Gengler Gereral Contractors Eddie Gippert Motor Sales Art Goethals Gordon's Market Milan Gulf Drive In Service, Milan Mr. Charles Gremonprez Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gibson -H- Marshall Hartman Ray W. Haertel Eulalia Herrman Helen's Dress Shop Holst Kakert Mr. and Mrs. Clement Hogan Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hogan Harry and Emil's Super Service Station Mr. and Mrs. Gene Horton Dick Hamilton Clement F. Hanson Clement T. Hanson Howard Hanson Plumbers Dr. and Mrs. H. B. Hull, Dav. Mr. E. A. Henebry Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hufford Herb Weigandt Confectionary Hout's Grocerette H. 8- T. Market Miss Ruth Hardy Mrs. L. V. Hamm Fred and Edna Harms Mr. and Mrs. William Humphrey Mr. and Mrs. Pat Hewitt -I- Ideal, lthel Chaplet Works Miss Nancy J. Iverson Mrs. Genevieve Iverson ..J- Jennisch Drug Store Johnson's Grocery, Moline Jack's Standard Service Junior Room 203 Junior Room 215 Junior Room 302 Junior Room 306 Junior Room 308 -K1 Kents Shoes, Inc. Andrew Kopp, Attorney Karraker, Richard Kelly, Joseph P., Attorney Kliens School Supplies Koffee Kup Kafe Otto Koxitzer and Family Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Kline Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kehoe Mr. and Mrs. Felix R. Kerres Mr. and Mrs. Jos. H. Knoblock -L- Mr. and Mrs. Chester Lovested Laerman's Focd Market Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lousners l.ee's Grocery Paul R. Linder Lundholm Dru L. B. Liett Con Henry Lange . Mr. and Mrs, J. C. Lassen William Lang Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Link, -M Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Andrew Murphy and I Mr. and Mrs. Milan Implem Marie's Beaut' A. Molinelli Mr. and Mrs. Bill Morcy, Ar' McPike's Drug 129 Ray McNeil' s Grocery MiIdred's Ice Cream Store Mr. and Mrs. B. McGinty Moline Awning Company Mrs. P. J. Meersman Dr. and Mrs. H. P. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Leo V. Mortell Mr. and Mrs. William M. Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Demetrio Mendosa Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Miller Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mack Meier s Cleo Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. ners Joseph C. Meersman Otto Morlock Mr. Edward Munick Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Moran J. McGuire -N- Mr. ond Mrs. Ray Nowack Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Neubauer and Eddie De Clerk Oscar Noe J. A. Normoyle George Nicholson and Orville Wilson Mr. Robert Neville -Q- C. P. O'NeiII, M.D. Olson Service Station -p- Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Peters Mr. and Mrs. G. Peisch Fred G. Peterson, Barber Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Purcell Lucille Pauwels, '50 Pauwels and Showalter, Insurance Peerless Laundry and Dry Cleaners Peerless Milk Products R. R. Pascall, M.D. Peerless Coal Company -5- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schneider Mrs. C. E. St. John The Simplex Company Serandos Superette Mrs. John Schneider Sinette and Mritton Mr. and Mrs. Frank Silloway Seline Grocery Store Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stapp Miss Margarite Schikan St. Anthony's Hospital Mr. and Mrs. Victor Standoert Sonneville Cleaners Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Seaton Mr. Frank Slavish Mr. C. P. Sonneville Adiel Saelens Mr. and Mrs. George Stephens Lee T. Sloane Carl G. Starleaf's Servicenter Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Steen Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schwinden Donald Stephens Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Smith Senior boys of Homeroom 301 Senior Room 324 Senior Room 316 Mrs. Albert Siebert Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Sonneville R. O. Sala, M.D. Mrs. Albert Siebert Sophomore Room 208 Sophomore Room 210 Sophomore Room 214 Sophomore Room 217 Sophomore Room 310 Sophomore Room 315 -T- Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Todd Toasty Shop A. W. Taber, D.D.S. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tenk Mr. and Mrs. John Timmerman Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tunberg -V.. Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. VanderVennet Mr. and Mrs. Ray Verslius Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Vogele Van Speybroeck Clothing Store Mr. and Mrs. Rene Van Kerrebroeck Barth J. Vogel J. S. VandeVoorde Mr. and Mrs. Van Puyvelde Albert and Nellie Van Hoe Verbelsel Barber Shop Mr. and Mrs. A. J. VanderVennet Valley Packing Company M. J, Valiquette Mr. and Mrs. A. Vande Brande Mr. and Mrs. R. Van De Casteele Mr. and Mrs. Louis Van Hooreweghe Mrs. F. J. Vermeulen George Viviani's Market Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Verschoore Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vermeulen Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Van Parys Andrew Veere Modern Shoe Shop Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Von Lancker Mr. John T. Vrombout Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vrombaut 130 -W... A. W. Wise, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. A. Weishar Wheelock's Drug Store Walker and Wilson Service Sialion Guy Williams Healing Service Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wiman Mr. and Mrs. J. Wheelan Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Wheelon Mr. Harold Williamson F. M. Wallace Investment Company Wood Shop Period II Wood Shop Period IV Mr. and Mrs. David Waller Mr. ond Mrs. W. O. Washburn Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wulgaer? Wood Shop Period Vll Herb Weigandl Confeclionery John Wells '50 Glen Wells '50 Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Winkler Mr. David Waller Mr. and Mrs. J. Vermeulen Charles M. Weyer, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Wood MARYhL. COOPMANS LOUIS P. J. COOPMANS COOPMANS Beauty Barber Shop 2125 16th Street Phone Moline 479 Mo me III Reliable Place To Doll Up HOLLAND .IEWELERS 513 515 Fatteenth Street MOLINE ILLINOIS LIOEN AND SCHULTZ Reliable Clothlers 521 15th Street Molme Illlnols PHIL LIOEN HARRY SCHULTZ Everything Photographic CAMERAS FILMS SUPPLIES High grade developing and printing UPTOWN CAMERA SHOP 2133 16th Street Molme 7260 Open Evenings Mon Thurs General Contractors Phone Molme 1011 2129 16th Street Molme Illlnous NOBILING S ACCOUNTING SERVICE 328 Futteenth Ave Mo me III RAY NOBILING Phone Mol 7950 Phone Molme 5835 One Male East of Quad Clty Airport on U S Hlghway 6 OFhce 2403 16th Street Molme Illmols Corey Van Acker I' , . I A ' . 1 - ' . .- .-Fri. STOEHR AND PALMGREN QUAD-CITY "SPEEDWAY" I' , . BEST WISHES TCD THE GRADUATING CLASS OE ALLEIVIAN HIGH Tr1 C'1ty Paclung Co 'Ir WE HAVE A CCDMPLETE LINE OE FINEST QUALITY MEATS GROCERIES AND FRUITS 754 -15th Avenue, Ecrst Moline Phone 3-5229 'A' it STATE BANK OF EAST MOLINE East Molme Illmons Your Authorized STINE the TAILOR PAUL G LANGE Strictly Hand Tailored Suits 841 F ttee th Ave Pho e E M 3 3823 Mercury Dealer MILLER PIEL INC 526 Iwenteth St eet R Island Ill Pho e 8 6383 BEAR THE BANNER OF SAFETY Drive straight enough ee well enough Stop qulck enough BEAR MFG CO SKAEIDAS ci CARPENTER 943 15th Ave Phone 3 3443 East Molme Ill ABC Washers Housewares Power Mowers HILAND HARDWARE 8x APPLIANCE CO 3120 23 d Ave MOLINE ILLINOIS P lAmq t Pho eM2I'I8 2301 5th Lovejoy s Dealers 11'1 Better MEATS and Grocerles Avenue Phone M MOLINE ol 2 8070 - ' . i r ock , . . n - i n nue n . . - A2 ffl' Be Sure YOU can - - - Attorneys at Law S - . o - I 5 r . au I uis n - Compliments WELLS SHELL SERVICE of 500 38'h Sheef ALLEMAN HOME AND Rock 'md' "" SCHOOL AssOciATiON Come to WELLERS DRIVE INN COMPLIMENTS For Burger and Tater Patch and Sand G Root Beer Hgh P A FRIEND OWIP LWLQVLE5 0 JCI-IN A WIRIG PRINTING CCD pac! Oyafanafo Ogargedf ana! mmf Vwoalewz D161 ,,, 6 0734 Q If SOutheOst Comer Of S1xth Avenue and Twelfth Street We Pr1nt Anythmg I OF On i way 67 and Air Ort Road Milan, III. I l - 1 X155 , A I ..'-f- T- -511. - ' vi MTx ,v U - Courtesy of DIMOCK, GOULD 81 CO. Esfcvblishecl 7852 Moline, Rock Islond, Eos? Moline, Beffendorf LUMBER BUILDING MATERIALS In Rock Island 1IS the Compllmenfs Rock Island Bank and Trust Company FLYNN BEVERAGE COMPANY Roclc ISLAND ILL for the most complete bcmkmg SGfVlCG SPIEGEL MOVING 81 STORAGE INC Rock Island Bank Agen' FO' NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES and 72664: Pho eMol 184 FdIDptI Cp ' I of O n . Member Federal Reserve System, II40-SII7 AVe- Moline, III- e ercx e osi s' rcmce or . BAECKE S DRY GOODS 714 15th Avenue Ecxet MOIIHC Ill Ph01'19 3 5441 LADIES cmd CHILDREN S WEAR . ZZYZYZQSZCZQQ 57,3 QREENHOUSES Compliments ot ART STONE COMPANY DISTINCTIVE MEMORIALS 18th Ave ot 11th St Rock Island Ill E J Kuemmerle Owner If You Want The Best You Will Buy From HOLDER S Flne Furniture Mollne Illlnols 2824 23rd Ave Mol 7062 DE GREVE S .9.Q',14. ,www 710 18th Ave., Mohne, Ill. Phone Mol. 806 WOODS GARAGE 81 COAL CO 915 15th Ave Eost Mollne Ill Phone E M 3 5261 General Auto 81 Truck Repolrs Rodlotor Deoler 8. Servnce Clean Cool Lump Egg Stoker Excovotung 8- General Trucking MALLORY'S JEWELERS 1004 15th Ave EAST MOLINE, ILL Your "Diamond" Jeweler Compllments DOHRN TRANSFER COMPANY Rock ISLAND, 1LLlNo1s 5 It , X tx : 1 X I f ' iff- Q , ' f l A , fp , :NAM .I if I QWDA 'qbql 1 5 1, ,- .- ., - -.. , . fo , 510-IOAVE. MouNs.lLL. noun. 1089 ' , . ' Cx- ,,.- '-r R -..-, " ' 19 l ' lli-'15 I I J K ' A Us I . ., , . I , . , , . RATCLIFFE BARBER 8. BEAUTY SHOP Room 411 Flfth Avenue Bldg Phone Moline 1020 SCHWENKER 81 MOUGIN INC. Flner Footwear 412 Fnfteen Street Molnne Illmols Goo 131 1 Fifth SVEA CAFE d Home Cooked Food Owner Al Verdlck Ave Mollne Phone 4642 KENT SHOES INC 1823 3rd Ave Roc Island III WALTER A VANDER VENNET STAUDUHAR CONST CO 2724 8th Ave Rock Island Illmols Phone RI 6 4165 Free Estimates ECCLESIASTICAL WOOD WORK DESIGNERS 81 BUILDERS 208 Slxteenth Street Mol ne Illmols 929 1 C E WHITE REALTOR 7th Street RI 6 3651 Cameras Fllms Snapshots DON N WRIGHT PHOTO SUPPLIES 1605 2nd Ave Rock Island Ill We rent or sell stlll and movle cameras prolectors t1lms both 8 and 16 mm sound or silent ' . ' , ul. k , I. GENERAL CQNTRS. Beautiful Things in Wood Compliments of HART CAB CO. LAGOMARCINO'S HOME MADE CANDY and ICE CREAM 1422 5th Ave. Moline 3464 'tTbe best in sweets since 19082 HIGHLAND DAIRY Pasteurlzed 81 Homogemzed Dairy Products Molme 2980 2425 4lst Street Wholesale and Retail Auto Flnancmg Phone Molme 6650 MURRAY AUTO SALES For zz Bettw Used Car 5121 Fourth Avenue Pat Murray Molme lllmols Phone Molme 2548 I9l4 34th Street ELI A MEERSMAN Realtor Mo me Ill INSURANCE BONDS APPRAISALS PLADIUM BOWLING LANES AND SNACK BAR Arr Conditioned 51h Ave 8. 14th Street Molme Ill 3 Slide Rule Says Someday Youll Bulld a Home' When Vou re out of school and marr1ed 'muon the mms thmgs youll want W1l1 be 1 eottage large or sm1ll TIIIICS may Chan e m the scars ahead but sou can alxx ass depend upon the quahtv 'md xalue of Consumers pernmnent blllldlllg ma ter1als Remember to see us xx hen you bulld BUILDING MATERIALS ,. . I ff. fo 3 I, . je V - l 'Z , . , . 4 g 1" I ' l l 1 P , 1. . i Y 0, . v - . D . 7 4 i n .il L .. , . 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I . 1' 852 MM COMPLETE COVERAGE FOR IILE C XMPUS AIXD COKE CRONVD XXAGQ Il. 1- ,J Always On Top READ THE NEWS When IT S NEWS MOLINE DAILY DISPATCH 90000 READERS DAILY Molnne lllmons For The Best DOWNINCS DAIRY Grade A Dalry Products MILK ICE CREAM 2268 24th Street Phone 6 4427 COLMAN FLORIST Flowers and Gifts for All Occasions Corsages Bouquets Plants Wedding Arrangements Centerpieces Funeral Designs Two Locations to Serve You 2754 I2th St, Rock Island, Phone 64433 I8I2 2nd Ave, Rock Island, Phone 6 3441 Delivery Anywhere In Quant Cmes Juli? f I I at ,, ,, ff I fa 'I X f h a m ' 1 .-47 1 - I - I 1 ll X I 6,7 I as I 1- 1 ,L E: I' Xtra 1 llfkzl E4 I X 'ftyll .'1:,' fls "IES 59 in ix I I f :'- 'L ew F ' ll we 53 Af f. I -Lg IL I X X lxsw fl' 5, , ' ,I ft ' ll ll ' When to read THE ARGUS you read all the news ot local state national and international events Quad Cities Oldest Newspaper Compliments of ESTERDAHL MORTUARY Phone 912 PAINTS WALLPAPER GIFTS ARTIST MATERIALS DEVOE PAINT STORE Phone Moline 308 Compliments MOLINE MATTRESS COMPANY Compliments of DeCLERKS SPORTSMEN S INN T331 5th Ave ue M e II nos Compliments of SUPERIOR RUG AND CARPET CLEANERS Rock Islands biggest rug and furniture cleaners and upholsterers Compliments of The FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES Rock Island A e No 956 Ro I land Ill nos Rock IsIand's Leading Fraternity Moline, Illinois T406 Fifth Avenue, Moline, III. of ' n olin , Ii I v . . , . - ck s , i i BOB MEERSMAN SERVICE STATION 228 19th Street EAST MOLINE Washlng Greaslng OIIINQ Compliments CHICAGO BUTCHERS MARKET ISI9 6th Avenue Molme Illmols THE MODEL PRINTERS 310 Flfteenth Street Moline Ill Telephone Moline 531 FOR COMPLETE PRINTING SERVICE Booklets Folders Pamphlets Stationery Ottlce Forms Brochures Cards Announcements SERVICE QUALITY REASONABLE PRICES SIX AVENUE RECREATION 1402 6th Avenue Mol1ne I1l1no1s KINGS APPLE ORCHARD oRowERs a. 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KEMPE INC ROBERT P GILLOLEY Manager Realtors Insurance Mortgage Loans I907 2nd Ave Rock Island III Dual 8 4593 W .I DONAVIN PLUMBING 5402 Fourth Avenue Molme Illlnols Phone Molme 2626 Compllments of I8I6 7th Street Molme Illmols Phone 3442 Sporting Goods OSCARS AUTO EXCHANGE 210 I7th Street ROCK ISLAND ILLINOIS Proprietor OSCARJ LISKE C I .IOSEPHSON JEWELERS MOLINE ILL ROY A FUDE COMPANY Quallty Furmture Home Appluances Kimball Pianos Qualnty Carpets I32I Fntth Avenue Phone 6850 I VAN ACKER HARDWARE , Congratulations to the Graduates of ALLEMAN HIGH SCHOOL from the Catholic Order of Foresters We are a Catholic Fraternal fLegal Reservel I surance Benefit Society with 1647 local branches In 27 States and all the Provinces of Canada Nine Forester Courts local branches1 are located in this area offering Spiritual Social Athletic and Financial benefits to men 16 years of age and over We Invite you to affiliate with this active Catholic fraternal society Further information will be gladly given by contacting the Chief Rangers of any of the following Courts Rock Island St Marys Lawrence Heimann Rl 60746 Sacred Heart Robt Carton RI 67183 Moline Sacred Heart James Dauw Moline 2 8387 East Moline St Anne s Maurice Marten E M 3 6513 Rapids City St John the Baptist Lester O Connell Geneseo St Malachy s Joseph Lohman Atkinson St Anthony s Peter Verkruysse Annawan Sacred Heart Al DeSpIlnter Or Contact Paul Roels E Mol 3 3273 Ralph DePorter President High Court Field Representative Western Illinois . n- ' c St. Mary's, Omer Speybroeck, E.M. 3-1526 Associated Forester Courts of Moline 7480 or Mol. 210 ALLEMAN GIRL GRADUATES Your First Investment Should Be Insurance .loln The Womens Catholic Order ot Foresters SOCIAL SPIRITUAL AND FINANCIAL BENEFITS CONTACT FIELD REPRESENTATIVES MRS ALPHONSE DSTAEYE E Molme 3 6643 MRS FRANK ROEGIERS Molme 6980 51 Anne S Court N0 375 Sacred Heart Court No 956 St Mary s Court No 1017 We Specialize In Plano and Plano Accordion Instructron 20 Years of Teaching Experience EDWARD SIMON STUDIOS Mohnes Flrst and Orlglnal Popular Muslc Studio Established 1935 Moline 6135 Rm 410 412 414 5th Ave Bldg Molme Compliments of LOFGREN DISTRIBUTING 1202 4th Ave Molme Ill Your Motorola Distributors MOSENFELDER 81 SONS CLOTHIERS Rocklsland Illnnols Quality Never Goes Out of Style BERGER COAL AND EXPRESS Hugh Grade Fuel Furniture Moving Devoe Pamts and Varnlshes Phone East Molme 3 3445 745 15th Avenue East Molme Illmols , 0 ' 1 - ' . I 1 1 . . . CO. . , . - . . . 1 ' . I . . ., , - I Have Fun, Safely and Economically Ride the King of the Lightweight Motor Vehicles The Sensational Harley-Davidson "125" Powers HARLEY-DAVIDSON SALES 1417 lin the rearl 5th Avenue Rock Island, Illinois Dial 6-8617 Phone Moline 4643 INDEPENDENT SERVICE COMPANY U. S. Tires-Batteries-Accessories 1555-18 Avenue A Moline, III, 1540-1st Avenue Silvis, lll ANNE M CORYN TRAVEL AGENCY Office at 314 Fifteenth Sf. Tel. Mol. 73 Home at 730 Third Street A MOLINE ILLINOIS Compliments Leo Council 716 Knights of Columbus Moline Illinois t 7 FOV 57 YGGYS New York Store has been t i,,, W-iiit t t st '1 the shoppl ng center for r st r . high school folks . . . I Through school cmd on through life, I n 'ffff-'f'f5 our desire is to serve you and this - il community to the verY best of our if wk ability! We know you lully realize A 1? the value of quality as well as E economy and have been striving A through 66 years to give you famous . it to pay! brand merchandise at prices you like A ' .lll fi ,.,. 'L " I i s 4l'A4 "" K -i.- ' r .I A... t fix.. in -I 9? f . PETERSEWS SAI-UTE5 A.A. ALLEMAN H'GH! .:f'?HfQ,x . -'12 -'-V'- - -" ' . ff-fi-fIE:i:s2i5i ' , ."'ff5 ' '- .. c , ,. Z zz Q, AS Alleman High Completes 1 ,..-. " I ffasefaffe M25 AF" Zi - "" EQ fi? 'ifiiiii Y' 'f' 5' ns Second year' Petersen- i i' ? :E E55: A " fQ ,, ' 2 QW H - eightieth! Moy your high . g f gzx3':"' U .A Q: ' - I :.'5 ..,'-V 5 4"' ,f--f "T"'i i5 ' ,,A - 5 . 5 ffm, .. . ' honm' Gnd Scholoshc mms be' ' - gf .,. ':. :f:.:s: .A H - ' 5 -?f'r"5f'4: .:"5gH:5::. -2:s:e:q':ss:s:iI: Z 1 ' . 1 El 2 w 2: ' ii.. ---- -. ,. . I : A .. ii.: :'.-:::- 2:s:z:fs- . i 2 I : i ':..1'xp ' come as rich with the years os -- 3 'i i j QQ, our record for service and fair ,,, EL.,: Z?j" fi ' I i iifg , : i f-1 ::1: 15 2fff P ?fifi5'3iii'i:i:::' 3- -fill, 'i 55 5 2 dealing in the community. Q' Best wishes fo the CIQ55 of .,,.. , V -,Sol ite V V :-' 1951 and to the future of 'Y ,Q 'iii , 1 5 A "iN:i.. ca: - 1. sz: , il-W1 1' .-.- J:-,L 2 : i S ' ' Rock lSIC1l1d'5 Allemon High. v ii ,,,, H ,V,, Your community's senior .,.. Qf l Iv It 2 "'. 17372312 .-." ""' - ." ... . 1: --.. -.-.' , - 42121 'A' cu' ec department store ' ,,,: Q E I g 15 I .-,. V I 5.5 i"- ff' S PI. ' ,.-.-1 1 5 ---i:-: -"'-' :'?i'I'l-' T'1"W"' Dciver1Port,Iowo ,g Aeri' - "'r f '-'--f 'H'Hrl A 'rrrr' Wi' ,,,, :fri 'i'. M- 'K MARYCREST COLLEGE Davenport, Iowa Four Year College for Women TREVOR HARDWARE Inc AGNEW5 HARDWARE APPLIANCES Drug Optical Photo Ibb PAINTS OILS Store DAIRY SUPPLIES 7343 1517 Seventh Street Phone 3 3429 2412 14 Slxteenth Street MOLINE ILLINOIS Your Headquarters for Photo Equ pment and Supplies BUSINESS SYSTEMS COMPANY Ezerytlszng or the 0 re FARRELL 81 FARRELL OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES The Mens Shop TYPEWEITEES o ADDING MACHINES 6 3309 217 EIGHTEENTH STREET phone 1483 1625 F fth Avenue Mol ne Illinois ROCK ISLAND ILL ENRIGHT COAL CO 45th STREET and 5th AVENUE Phone 8 1161 Rock Island, Illinois FILL YOUR BIN WITH GOOD C O A L I , . o f ' ers O Phone .... Moline ' - Eost Moline, Illinois i I - I rr , ' nf 'yi fs I I i i I n n .IO 'I'I'IE ARTIST AND 'I'HE ARTISAN The bust of Beethoven, shown here, was carved by Theodore J. Erdman, pat- tern-maker and designer, john Deere Van Brunt Com- pany, Horicon, W'isconsin. Q Q:,33'g,1E5gj'sg53'g Ther-e's a kind of magic about some men, a sort of wondrous wizardry that empowers them to search out Beauty in its most secret hiding place and bring it within the reach of folks like you and me. It's the kind of magic that enables the com- poser to hear a melody in the silence of the night, and to turn it into sound . . . that permits the artist to lure a landscape from the spectrum, and fasten it to canvas . . . that enables the artisan to see an image in a block of oak, and to free it from its prison. And you and I are quick to recognize the gifted ones, to offer ready pedestal to the Beauty they create. -A-u ..., W .el But, then, we must remind ourselves that much the same skills belong to some who create func- tionary things. We remember that the designer must have the artist's eye, that the pattern-maker must have the sculptorls touch . . . that all, in art and industry, who aspire to excellence must have two things in common-pride in their work and an Hiffnite capacity for hzking paint." 11' i' 'A' 'A' 'k An artisan in his own right, john Deere, more than a century ago, set the standard of craftsman- ship for those who have carried on his work, when he said: "I shall never place my name on an implement that hasn't in it the best that's in mef' :mm DEE E HN DEERE 0 MOLINE o ILLINOIS STU RTEVANT DAIRY PRODUCTS Compliments of BREGSTONE S 1615 2nd Avenue Rock Island Fifth Ave AI' 16th Telephone R I 6 691 s e Taste of the Town BOWLBYS MUSIC HOUSE ROCK ISLAND ILL Music Instruction Radio Television Electric Appliances and Musical Merchandise Compliments of BILL LOOTENS GARAGE Hudson Specialists Telephone Moline 3529 INSURANCE rlght here Where you ccm reach us' H H CLEAVELAND AGENCY THIRD AVE and 18th ST RI s 3319 FOLEY 8: TAYLOR sos zoih si Phone 6 3361 Rock Island I11 lime and Unusual Foods Ivleats Candles Best Wishes REVIEW PRINTERS INC 322 20th Street Rock Island Illinois Distinctive Job Printing Rust Craft Greeting Cards Christmas Cards and Stationery Phone 8 4816 A Union Label Shop I CO. 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I. 8-5526 Brooks Jewelry Store WATCHMAKER AND IEWELER 1625 Th1rd Avenue ROCK ISLAND ILL Watches Dlamonds Iewelry ROCK ISLAND PRESCRIPTION SHOP R 1 STOCK R Ph 210 Elghteenth St D161 RI 6 ROCK ISLAND ILL 5743 LEITHNER 81 WEISHAR Electrical Dealers and Contractors 223 Eighteenth Street Rock Island Illlnols 1315 Flfth Avenue Molme Illmors THE NOVELTY SHACK We gift wrap your selectuon tree of charge Rock Island Illmols Grfts for All ROCK ISLAND PAINT CO Exclusive Distributor of ROCKCOTE PAINTS ENAMELS VARNISHES Dlal 6 0115 2106 Fourth Avenue Rock Island Illmous BAND BOX MUSIC SHOPS INSTRUMENTS For Sale For Rent Music Lessons Repairs Everythmg Musical MOLINE 1504 15th Street Phone Molme 6468 ROCK ISLAND 2949 18th St Phone RI 6 6621 Gnd, Phone 6-7417 1211-30th Street . . . 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"'-it ,gm The six St. Ambrose college freshmen students, pictured above on the steps of the St. Ambrose library-administration building, are all members of the Alleman High School graduating class of 1950, who have chosen St. Ambrose for their college work. They are, front row, left to right: Bill Michel, Molineg Pat Hardy, Rock Island, Earl Calkins, Rock Island. Rear row, left to right: Tom McKernie, Moline, Joe Creen, Moline, and Ed McCarthy, Rock Island. A liberal arts and pre-professional college for men, St. Ambrose offers . . facilities for boarding and day students. . . full accreditation to leading agencies and universities. . . a Catholic atmosphere and education. . . Pre-Theological training for students preparing for the priesthood. . . Participation in intercollegiate and intramural sports programs. . . Band, orchestra, choral groups. . . Dramatics, debate, radio production. . . Iob placement and vocational guidance and testing. Before deciding upon the college you Will attend, We suggest you request information and literature from: ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS DAVENPORT, IOWA it Remember Us . . . Francis Adltinger 2004 27th Street, Rock Island Donald Anderson 2411 29M Street, Rock Island Joyce Baker 1806 34th Street, Moline Jean Behrens 500 2nd Street, Rock Island Archie Bert 607 18th Avenue, East Moline Marie Billesbach 1852 44th Street, Rock Island Suzanne Brennan 2912 13th Avenue, Rock Island Phyllis Bultynck R.R. No. 2, Taylor Ridge James Bush 1524 7th Street, Rock Island Richard Campana 808 27th Street, Rock Island Jean Carlson 3802 Northshore Drive, Moline Rosalyn Carolan 813 6th Avenue, Rock Island Leah Carron 1542 15th Street, Rock Island Jeanine Ciccomoscolo 2214 6th Avenue, Rock Island Jack Collins 2703 7th Avenue, Rock Island Kathleen Connors 5345 20th Avenue, Moline Dolores Coopman 904 4th Avenue, Moline Frank Coopman 904 4th Avenue, Moline Lloyd Coopmans 2125 16th Street, Moline Joseph Corken 1326 14th Street, Rock Island Robert Debrey 307 17th Avenue, East Moline Robert Degen R.R. No. 1, Milan Joann DePaepe 2243 32nd Street, Rock Island Robert DeSmet 814 20th Avenue, Moline Joseph Drefchinski P.O. Box 155, East Moline 351 . fi, Patricia Edmonds 1, 1124 185 Avenue, Rock Island Bonnie Ervin 2025 9M Street, Rock Island Thomas Flatley 2308 13th Street, Moline Jerry Forslund 2702 13th Avenue, Rock Island Charles Frizol 1439 13th Street, Moline Mary Kay Glynn 1621 14th Street, Moline Julianne Herr 1527 29Vz Street, Rock Island Terry Hewitt 712 19th Street, Moline Rita Hines 1626V2 2nd Avenue, Rock Island Jeanette Hoeg 2017 3rd Street, Moline June Hogan 1137 39th Street, Moline Robert Hollembaek 516 12th Avenue, Rock Island Gerald Hourigan 1906 11th Street, Moline William Humphrey 1710 11th Street, Moline Pat Hutton 218 38th Street, Moline Lorraine Janssens 310 7th Street, Rock Island Connie Jennings 3720 13th Avenue, Moline Walter Johnson 1337 18th Avenue, East Moline Frank Jones 617 32nd Street, Rock Island Tom Klarkowski 959 40th Street, Moline Clarence Klauer 2519 8M Avenue, Rock Island Jean Ladkin 2110 15th Street, Moline Mary Ann Lampo 1022 13th Street, East Moline Jerry Lievens 526 5th Avenue, Moline Alan Logan 1016 14th Street, Moline Rfibefl I-0n9C0" Richard Shafer I46 en' Avenue' Menne 2519 8th Avenue, Rock Island Rlcnerd I-Opel Janet Showalter 1344 18th Street, East Moline 'l4-l7 42nd Street' Rock lslcnd Marguerite Mack Eugene Simpson Taylor Rldge 1106 5th Street, Rock Island Dons Martens Donald Sleezer 543 31st Street, Rock Island 758 Qoln Avenue, EUS, Moline Les Massarollo Jerry Smel 101 First Avenue, Silvis 1808 13th Sneel, Moline Arline Matthews Emmen Smnn AI7 7ln Sneel' Rock I5Iend 1111 3rd Avenue, Rock Island Jack MCCOY Stephen Speltz 1614 en' Avenue' Menne 3931 M 8th Avenue, Rock Island Sem MCGInIY Vernon Spiker Slfeel, Rock ISIC1I'Id 5th Avenue' Rock lslond Joseph Mendoza' Donald Stephans 229 45n" Sneelf Rock I5IeneI 3741 11th Street, Rock Island Jeanne Meersman Catherine Tully 1914 34n" Sneel' Monne R. R. 2, Box 418, East Moline Monica Miller Tom Vnllquelle 1901 16th Slreel, Rock ISIC1nd 2424 lolh Sheet, Rock lsland Patricia Minard Roberl Verbeke . " 1803 10th Street, Moline Mllnn Anno MI" Edward Vercautren 1524 9th Avenue, Rock Island -l45 mn Avenue, Moline Ance Moron Paul Verschoore 3226 15th Street C, Moline Taylor Rldge Mary Ann Morris Joseph Vogele 121W 16th Avenue' Moline 2901 12th Street, Rock Island Vlvlcn Mulerl Anna Mae Vrombaut 2516W 516 Avenue, Rock Island 4416 River Drive' Moline New MUVPIIY Thomas Wangler 4526 12111 Avenue, Rock ISIGHCI 6'l'l 12th Sheet, Rock lslclnd Lillian Naab Tom Welsh 1340 21st Avenue, Rock Island 504 9th Avenue, Rock lslnncl EVeIY"' Nlebur Clinton Westemeyer 824 25th Street, Rock Island l5O5 3rd Slreel, Rock lslcnd Menon Pe'UWeI5 Jacqueline Whitacre I404 Qln Sneel' Moline 902 19th Avenue, Moline -Ionn Podlcsh Mary Frances White 432 491n Sneelf Rock I5IeneI 317 13th Street, Rock Island Melvin Schaubroeck Carmen Wietlispqch 539 17th Avenue, East Moline 1015 13fIf, Avenue, Moline Joyce Putnam Lolita Wilson 2738 11th Avenue C, Moline Coal Valley Mary Catherine Redecker William Wilson 1309 14th Street, Rock Island Coal Valley Kenneth Rogers Tom Winkler 2712 8V2 Avenue, Rock Island 1502 22nd Avenue, Rock Island 159 50 Jw-02,6 .Qfww f WMM qo,1,f.1.gg,,fff J' I k.,ve,gQf,?,44'2! f- f X giflaf Q.a.f!CZ,-f 'GV 592 r , E ' ,f z,3,M,L, Jffbaldnfafyvh' 4 C fam, fiwffidfdfff f 2 E L gn ? 5. 1 F 3 A , . f 1: .Uv -. .. 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