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to the memory of Monsignor Durkin, former president
of our school board, that we dedicate the 1951 Pioneer, in
a spirit of filial love and gratitude.
The Right Reverend MSGR. P. H. DURKIN
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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
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
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MARY CATHERTNE REDECKER
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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.
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.
To The Seniors
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
Principal, Alleman High School
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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
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."
Miss Anna Mae Hollemback
Miss Mariorie Jones
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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
SISTER M. BERNARD, O.S.B. SISTER M. BORGIA, B.V.M,
Religion, Mathematics Religion, Journalism, English
SISTER CELESTINE, O.S.B.
SISTER CLARISSE, 0.5.3.
Religion, History, Geography I
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
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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.
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
MISS TIMOTHEA VANN MR. DANIEL NAERT MR, DONALD J. MORRIS MR. JOSEPH J. LUCAS
Girls' Physical Education Industrial Arts Coacl-I Coach
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
Reverend EUGENE E. GOULD
Reverend JOSEPH WOLVERS Reverend JEROME MORRISSEY Reverend BERTHOLD DRENDEL Reverend NICODEMUS RUSSO
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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
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.
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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
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-
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
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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
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
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
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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
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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
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ROBERT HOLLEMBAEK GERALD HOURIGAN WILLIAM HUMPHREY PATRICIA HUTTON
St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Mary's, Moline Sacred Heart, Moline St. Mary's, Moline
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St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Mary's, Moline St. Mary's, East Moline Sacred Heart, Rock Island
THOMAS KLARKOWSKI CLARENCE KLAUER
Sacred Heart, Moline St. Mary's, Rock Island
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
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
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Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Island Sacred Heart, Rock Islanc
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JACK PODLASH JOYCE PUTNAM MARY CATHERINE REDECKER KENNETH ROGERS
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St. Mary's, Moline St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island St. Joseph's, Rock Island
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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."
Graduation exercises at
Alleman High School.
Bishop Schlarman gives diplomas and de-
livers address to the graduating class.
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.
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first commencement exercises.
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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.
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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.
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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-
M. J. Johnson
M. F. Kerres
D. St. John
R. Bell li
J. Brandemeyer . V " '
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M. St. Onge
L. Van De Maele
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
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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-
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J. l.. Sweeney
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M. B. Crossman
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"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
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Juniors' Room 306 A A
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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.
"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
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.
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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.
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V' S' A. Steinbaugh
B. Van Meighem
2 I 0 P. Warren
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.
J. St. Onge
B. Van Heede
J. Van Hoe
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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.
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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
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J. Breclar ! I N W
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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."
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"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-
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
Sister M. Juliana andlan American history class.
The Art class at work on a winter landscape.
The homeroom presidents were: Raymond Naas, Mike
Cervantes, Charles McClellan, Pat Short, Michael Van
Hecke, and Lawrence Huber.
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1'1U9en1' T lil
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.
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"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,
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."
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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.
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S- Freshmen Room
"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
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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
L. Bennett '
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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,
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.
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Freshmen Room 225
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.
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
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.
Bonnie Lievens and Marlene Pauwels give
first aid to Luella Vyncke and Marie Tanghe.
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Barbara Miller, Darlene Van-
DeWaele, Joyce Warczinski
demonstrate the use of the
The English IV class is enferlained by Miss
Palricia Byrnes and Miss Jacqueline Fass,
re-enacfing a scene from "The Heiress."
"All Gaul is divided" . . . and Sisfer Mary
Lucilla, B.V.M. points out some of the more
imporlanl paris lo an advanced Lafin Class.
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.
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.
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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-
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"To know Himp to
world . . ."
necessity of the
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
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
"The pause that refreshes" . . . is one of the
"joys" the student can offer to God in union with
"lntroibo acl altare Dei" . . . Students
join with the alter-Christus to ofter God
to God in this initial act of union in the
"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.
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"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.
"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-
"To Jesus through Mary" . . .
as always students keep close
to Christ through the love and
veneration of his holy Mother.
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
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
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-
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
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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
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
From September until June one of
the foremost thoughts in the minds
of Alleman students is "What can
we do to promote Catholic Action?"
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vestad, NanCY Com' Pol og
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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.
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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-
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
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.
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.
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
News Editor. . .
Feature Editor. . .
Art Editor .....
Literary Editor. .
Sports Editor ....
Make-up Editor ....
...Patricia Minard, Steve Speltz
. . . . . . . . .Marie Billesbach
. . . . . .Anita Mirr
. . . ,Joyce Baker
. . . . .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
On the Clothesline ..... .... M ary Kay Glynn
, " .nummmtl features, fiction, editorials, pictures and artistic illustrations.
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Current New Cues. . . .
Sports, ,Dick Campana,
Woods and Waters. . .
Business Manager ......
. . ......,... Dick Schafer
. . . . . . . . . .Jackie Whitacre
Terry Hewitt, les Masserollo
. , . .Bob DeBrey, Jerry Smet
Argus, Times, Dispatch .... Mary Catherine Redecker
Melvin Schaubroeck, Walter Johnson, Janet Sho-
walter, Clint Westemeyer, Tom Winkler, Don
Stevens, Alan Logan, Chuck Frizol, Jack Collins and
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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
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.
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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.
The Palette and Brush Club
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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
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
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.
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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.
Tom Flatley, Neva
Murphy, Anne Mae
Tulley, and Joyce Baker
arrange pictures for
The literary staff works
to meet deadline. Joyce
P ut n a m types while
Marie Billesback and
Mary Catherine Re-
Publicity staff, Ed Ver-
cautren, Don Sleezer,
and Bob Debrey organ-
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.
"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-
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.
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
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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
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.
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f the club Left to right: Frank Miller, Tom Valiquett
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C t Lolita Wilson, Sister Arthur.
Bell, Father Schroeder, Ed Stapp,
Herbert Herr, Frances Barrett, Nancy an ,
H-Ckerson. Delores Wie l
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
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.
Ronald Zimmer, Charles Defwiler, Gerala Delueger.
Dorothy Wilson, .lean Claeys, Jane Cincola, Delores Wesf.
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
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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
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.
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
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-
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.
How do you say "hurry up" in three
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
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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.
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"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
For that extra something the snack
bar is ever ready to provide a tasty
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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.
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.
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-
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
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
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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. '
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.
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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.
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-
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Bob Hollembaek Chuck Frizol Clint Westemeyer Dick Lopez
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.
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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
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An unidentified Marquette ball carrier is
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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
SOPHOMORE GRID SCORES
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.
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.
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.
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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
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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
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.
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
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
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
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-
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
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
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.
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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-
FIRST ALLEMAN TOURNEY TROPHY CAMPION TRAP
REGIONAL ACTION WITH MILINE FORSLUND HANDLES HOOP
TOM HODGERWERT SHOOTS
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.
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.
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
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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
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Action in play-offs
Chuck Frizol passes
The girls all like tennis.
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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
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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
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.
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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.
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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-
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
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.
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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.
The Snowflake Soiree
The committee decorates for the Pioneer Prance
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-
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
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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
These festivities make it evident that
"all work and no play" did not
characterize the typical Alleman
Junior - Senior
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
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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.
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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
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
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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.
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
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Catholic Press Contest.
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.
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for the Annual Art Exhibit
Class in Art Appreciation
Don Bookman's prize
Joyce Baker's Hallow-
Craffs Class modeling
The Madonna and
Child, wifh lambs were
made by fhe Advanced
Arf Class io bring the
spirit of Chrisimas fo
Alleman High School.
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ciscan postulants, St. Francis Novitiate, Springfield, Ill.
Jackie Meersman '50 and Diane Ruff '51, Benedictine
postulants at St. Mary's Novitiate, Nauvoo, III.
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
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.
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.
Winners in the preliminary contest: Billy Joern,
third place, Barbara Noppe, second place, and
Louise King, first place.
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
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.
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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
Sister Wilfrid, O.P., and her assistants
were constantly on hand to provide
an inexhaustible source of information
for those students doing research.
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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.
Pan - American Assembl
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
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-
As one of the winners, Tom will be awarded an
honorable mention citation and will be recom-
mended for a scholarship for college work.
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and Mexican dances as well as a Pan-American
exhibit. The year was climaxed by a dinner for
The purpose of the organization was to foster an
appreciation and knowledge of Central American
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-
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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
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-
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.
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lt was "school days" again on the night of Octo-
er 6, when parents took their children's l
for the first Parents' Night sponsored by the
Alleman Home and School Association. Following
the class schedule of their oldest child at Alleman,
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.
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Monsignor Jordan welcomes Father Casey to
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.
The Rev. Francis J. Casey of Odell was appointed
to succeed the late Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. H. Durkin
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.
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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.
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Ann's Snack Bar
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
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
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
Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Cunningham
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
Harry C. DeBourcey, M.D.
Mr. ancl Mrs. M. Debrey
Mr. and Mrs. Rene DeBo
Mrs. Augusta DeCapp
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dauw
C. C. DeCommer
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Doden
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
Mrs. A. L. Dugan
Mr. and Mrs. August A. DeWitte
Mr. and Mrs. H. DeWitte
Norma DeCommer, '50
Mr. and Mrs. Albert DeSmet
Mr. and Mrs. Cyriel DeWitte
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Fitzgibbon
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fleming
Gengler B. Gengler Gereral Contractors
Eddie Gippert Motor Sales
Gordon's Market Milan
Gulf Drive In Service, Milan
Mr. Charles Gremonprez
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gibson
Ray W. Haertel
Helen's Dress Shop
Mr. and Mrs. Clement Hogan
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hogan
Harry and Emil's Super Service Station
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Horton
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
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
Ideal, lthel Chaplet Works
Miss Nancy J. Iverson
Mrs. Genevieve Iverson
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
Kents Shoes, Inc.
Andrew Kopp, Attorney
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
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Lovested
Laerman's Focd Market
Mr. and Mrs.
Paul R. Linder
L. B. Liett Con
Henry Lange .
Mr. and Mrs,
J. C. Lassen
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Murphy and I
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Morcy, Ar'
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mack
Meier s Cleo
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph C. Meersman
Mr. Edward Munick
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. ond Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
and Eddie De Clerk
J. A. Normoyle
George Nicholson and Orville Wilson
Mr. Robert Neville
C. P. O'NeiII, M.D.
Olson Service Station
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
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schneider
Mrs. C. E. St. John
The Simplex Company
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
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Seaton
Mr. Frank Slavish
Mr. C. P. Sonneville
Mr. and Mrs. George Stephens
Lee T. Sloane
Carl G. Starleaf's Servicenter
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Steen
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schwinden
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
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Todd
A. W. Taber, D.D.S.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tenk
Mr. and Mrs. John Timmerman
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tunberg
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
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
LOUIS P. J. COOPMANS
Beauty Barber Shop
2125 16th Street
Phone Moline 479
Mo me III
Reliable Place To Doll Up
513 515 Fatteenth Street
LIOEN AND SCHULTZ
521 15th Street
PHIL LIOEN HARRY SCHULTZ
High grade developing and printing
UPTOWN CAMERA SHOP
2133 16th Street Molme 7260
Open Evenings Mon Thurs
Phone Molme 1011
2129 16th Street
NOBILING S ACCOUNTING
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
Corey Van Acker
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STOEHR AND PALMGREN QUAD-CITY "SPEEDWAY"
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BEST WISHES TCD THE GRADUATING
CLASS OE ALLEIVIAN HIGH
Tr1 C'1ty Paclung Co
WE HAVE A CCDMPLETE LINE OE FINEST QUALITY MEATS
GROCERIES AND FRUITS
754 -15th Avenue, Ecrst Moline Phone 3-5229
STATE BANK OF
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
MILLER PIEL INC
526 Iwenteth St eet
R Island Ill
Pho e 8 6383
BEAR THE BANNER
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
HILAND HARDWARE 8x
3120 23 d Ave
P lAmq t Pho eM2I'I8
Dealers 11'1 Better
MEATS and Grocerles
Avenue Phone M
ol 2 8070
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WELLS SHELL SERVICE of
500 38'h Sheef ALLEMAN HOME AND
Rock 'md' "" SCHOOL AssOciATiON
WELLERS DRIVE INN
For Burger and Tater Patch
and Sand G Root Beer
Hgh P A FRIEND
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6 0734 Q If
SOutheOst Comer Of S1xth Avenue
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We Pr1nt Anythmg
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Moline, Rock Islond, Eos? Moline, Beffendorf
LUMBER BUILDING MATERIALS
In Rock Island 1IS the
Rock Island Bank
and Trust Company FLYNN BEVERAGE COMPANY
Roclc ISLAND ILL
for the most complete
MOVING 81 STORAGE INC
Rock Island Bank Agen' FO'
NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES
and 72664: Pho eMol 184
Member Federal Reserve System, II40-SII7 AVe- Moline, III-
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BAECKE S DRY
714 15th Avenue
Ecxet MOIIHC Ill Ph01'19 3 5441
LADIES cmd CHILDREN S
ART STONE COMPANY
18th Ave ot 11th St Rock Island Ill
E J Kuemmerle Owner
If You Want The Best You Will Buy From
2824 23rd Ave Mol 7062
DE GREVE S
710 18th Ave., Mohne, Ill.
Phone Mol. 806
WOODS GARAGE 81
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
1004 15th Ave
EAST MOLINE, ILL
Your "Diamond" Jeweler
DOHRN TRANSFER COMPANY
Rock ISLAND, 1LLlNo1s
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Room 411 Flfth Avenue Bldg
Phone Moline 1020
SCHWENKER 81 MOUGIN INC.
412 Fnfteen Street
131 1 Fifth
d Home Cooked Food
Owner Al Verdlck
KENT SHOES INC
1823 3rd Ave
Roc Island III
WALTER A VANDER VENNET
STAUDUHAR CONST CO
Ave Rock Island Illmols
Phone RI 6 4165
ECCLESIASTICAL WOOD WORK
DESIGNERS 81 BUILDERS
208 Slxteenth Street Mol ne Illmols
C E WHITE
7th Street RI 6 3651
Cameras Fllms Snapshots
DON N WRIGHT
1605 2nd Ave Rock Island Ill
We rent or sell stlll and movle
cameras prolectors t1lms both 8 and
16 mm sound or silent
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GENERAL CQNTRS. Beautiful Things in Wood
HART CAB CO.
HOME MADE CANDY
1422 5th Ave. Moline 3464
'tTbe best in sweets since 19082
Pasteurlzed 81 Homogemzed
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
Mo me Ill
PLADIUM BOWLING LANES
51h Ave 8. 14th Street
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
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DE WITTE DAIRY
2402 23rd Avenue Moline Illinois
MELVIN MCKAR ROYAL CAB co
Plumbers Phone 6 2611
517 l71l1 Street
RADIO DISPATCHED CABS
Rock Island Illinois Fgr Quick Service
Engineering Water Mains
Plumbing Heating Ventilating
MCCABE HAUSE COMPANY
Serving you for 80 Years
1713 1723 Th dA e e
ROCK ISLAND ILLINOIS
R I 344
START SAVING TODAY
FOR A I-IAPPIER FUTURE
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OPEN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT NOW
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OF ROCK ISLAND
MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
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Second Ave. cmd Seventeenth S .. Rock Islan . I .
C XMPUS AIXD COKE
Always On Top
READ THE NEWS
IT S NEWS
MOLINE DAILY DISPATCH
90000 READERS DAILY
For The Best
Grade A Dalry Products
MILK ICE CREAM
2268 24th Street
Phone 6 4427
Flowers and Gifts for All Occasions
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
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you read all the news ot
local state national and
Quad Cities Oldest Newspaper
PAINTS WALLPAPER GIFTS
DEVOE PAINT STORE
Phone Moline 308
MOLINE MATTRESS COMPANY
SPORTSMEN S INN
T331 5th Ave ue
M e II nos
SUPERIOR RUG AND
Rock Islands biggest rug and
furniture cleaners and upholsterers
Compliments of The
FRATERNAL ORDER OF
Rock Island A e No 956
Ro I land Ill nos
Rock IsIand's Leading Fraternity
T406 Fifth Avenue, Moline, III.
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228 19th Street
Washlng Greaslng OIIINQ
CHICAGO BUTCHERS MARKET
ISI9 6th Avenue
THE MODEL PRINTERS
310 Flfteenth Street Moline Ill
Telephone Moline 531
FOR COMPLETE PRINTING SERVICE
Booklets Folders Pamphlets
Stationery Ottlce Forms Brochures
SIX AVENUE RECREATION
1402 6th Avenue
KINGS APPLE ORCHARD
oRowERs a. PACKERS
FINE QUALITY APPLES
Wholesale and Retail
3630 23rd Avenue Ilne 2222
SOFT DRINKS Fresh Meats
Ope S nd ys and Hold ys 81 12 AM
723 3rd Avenue Rock Island B 2822
L 84 L CLOTHING
934 36 I5th Ave
East Molnne Ill
CHAS WHEELAN W J WHEELAN
I8th at 6th Ave Rock Island Illmols
DE COIVIMER'S MARKET
905 18th Avenue
Insurance and Real Estate
'I823 Seventh Street Molme Illmons
SCHEURMAN 8. KEMPE INC
ROBERT P GILLOLEY Manager
I907 2nd Ave Rock Island III
Dual 8 4593
W .I DONAVIN
5402 Fourth Avenue
Phone Molme 2626
I8I6 7th Street
Molme Illmols Phone 3442
OSCARS AUTO EXCHANGE
210 I7th Street
ROCK ISLAND ILLINOIS
Proprietor OSCARJ LISKE
C I .IOSEPHSON
ROY A FUDE COMPANY
I32I Fntth Avenue Phone 6850
VAN ACKER HARDWARE ,
ALLEMAN HIGH SCHOOL
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
Paul Roels E Mol 3 3273 Ralph DePorter
President High Court Field Representative
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
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
Rm 410 412 414
5th Ave Bldg Molme
1202 4th Ave
Your Motorola Distributors
MOSENFELDER 81 SONS
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
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Have Fun, Safely and Economically
Ride the King of the Lightweight
1417 lin the rearl 5th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois
Phone Moline 4643
U. S. Tires-Batteries-Accessories
1555-18 Avenue A Moline, III,
1540-1st Avenue Silvis, lll
ANNE M CORYN
Office at 314 Fifteenth Sf.
Tel. Mol. 73
Home at 730 Third Street A
Leo Council 716
Knights of Columbus
t 7 FOV 57 YGGYS
New York Store has been
W-iiit t t st '1 the shoppl ng center for
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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 .
brand merchandise at prices you like
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eightieth! Moy your high . g f gzx3':"' U .A Q:
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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
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department store ' ,,,: Q E I g 15 I
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Four Year College
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
Your Headquarters for Photo Equ pment
Ezerytlszng or the 0 re FARRELL 81 FARRELL
OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES The Mens Shop
TYPEWEITEES o ADDING MACHINES
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
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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.
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
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
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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
:mm DEE E
HN DEERE 0 MOLINE o ILLINOIS
1615 2nd Avenue Rock Island
R I 6 691
s e Taste of the Town
BOWLBYS MUSIC HOUSE
ROCK ISLAND ILL
Radio Television Electric Appliances
and Musical Merchandise
BILL LOOTENS GARAGE
Telephone Moline 3529
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
REVIEW PRINTERS INC
322 20th Street
Rock Island Illinois
Distinctive Job Printing Rust Craft
Greeting Cards Christmas Cards
Phone 8 4816 A Union Label Shop
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1612-11th Street Moline, Illinois '
Makers of Quallty Portraits
Indlvlduals Groups Weddings
1724 Seventh Street Molme Illmous
Phone Molme 1805
Phone R. I. 8-5526
Brooks Jewelry Store
WATCHMAKER AND IEWELER
1625 Th1rd Avenue
ROCK ISLAND ILL
Watches Dlamonds Iewelry
R 1 STOCK R Ph
210 Elghteenth St D161 RI 6
ROCK ISLAND ILL
LEITHNER 81 WEISHAR
Electrical Dealers and Contractors
223 Eighteenth Street
Rock Island Illlnols
1315 Flfth Avenue
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
Dlal 6 0115
2106 Fourth Avenue
Rock Island Illmous
BAND BOX MUSIC SHOPS
For Sale For Rent
Music Lessons Repairs
1504 15th Street
Phone Molme 6468
2949 18th St
Phone RI 6 6621
Gnd, Phone 6-7417 1211-30th Street
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SINCERE AND DISTINCTIVE
Your Courteous, Friendly
I G A
East Mol e S vg
71820 15th Ave 908 1stAve
117 Mo n St
1825 3 d A 6 0321
Roc Islo d lll no
Airplane Models Gomes
When Its Flowers
THE GARDEN SHOPS
LEE R DAVIS
Do npot Iowa
e Ho e C bo Clttll
H dyB yPlce
MOLINE RCLLER RINK
406 7th Street
Moy Your Every Wish
THE CORNER STORE
435 17thSt Rl 82223
IDEAL MILLING COMPANY
Mfr Do Mor Feeds
Feeds Seeds Fertilizer
110107 16th A Phone 3 4611
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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
. . Participation in intercollegiate and intramural sports
. . 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
Remember Us . . .
2004 27th Street, Rock Island
2411 29M Street, Rock Island
1806 34th Street, Moline
500 2nd Street, Rock Island
607 18th Avenue, East Moline
1852 44th Street, Rock Island
2912 13th Avenue, Rock Island
R.R. No. 2, Taylor Ridge
1524 7th Street, Rock Island
808 27th Street, Rock Island
3802 Northshore Drive, Moline
813 6th Avenue, Rock Island
1542 15th Street, Rock Island
2214 6th Avenue, Rock Island
2703 7th Avenue, Rock Island
5345 20th Avenue, Moline
904 4th Avenue, Moline
904 4th Avenue, Moline
2125 16th Street, Moline
1326 14th Street, Rock Island
307 17th Avenue, East Moline
R.R. No. 1, Milan
2243 32nd Street, Rock Island
814 20th Avenue, Moline
P.O. Box 155, East Moline
Patricia Edmonds 1,
1124 185 Avenue, Rock Island
2025 9M Street, Rock Island
2308 13th Street, Moline
2702 13th Avenue, Rock Island
1439 13th Street, Moline
Mary Kay Glynn
1621 14th Street, Moline
1527 29Vz Street, Rock Island
712 19th Street, Moline
1626V2 2nd Avenue, Rock Island
2017 3rd Street, Moline
1137 39th Street, Moline
516 12th Avenue, Rock Island
1906 11th Street, Moline
1710 11th Street, Moline
218 38th Street, Moline
310 7th Street, Rock Island
3720 13th Avenue, Moline
1337 18th Avenue, East Moline
617 32nd Street, Rock Island
959 40th Street, Moline
2519 8M Avenue, Rock Island
2110 15th Street, Moline
Mary Ann Lampo
1022 13th Street, East Moline
526 5th Avenue, Moline
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
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