Anna Jonesboro High School - Wildcat Lair Yearbook (Anna, IL)
- Class of 1949
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ANNUAL STAFF- PUBLIC IDN
EDMMUNITY HIGH ECHUUL
Busine ss Manager
.TUDY GUR LEY
.TO ANN GOLLON
JANIE R ENDLEMEN
RUTH ANN SMITH
MARY ELLEN MALONEY
L. W. BROWN WILLIAM B. LAMER
RAY WILLIAMS DR. JERRY V. RIFE. CLAUDE BOYD
PAUL J. HOUGHTON
Social Scienceg B. Ed.,S. I. N. U.:
M. A., U. of Ill.
Mathematicsg Murray State, B.
Ed., S. I. U.
Shop: Adams State College, B. S.,
S. I. U.
RUTH ESTHER HILL
Librariang B. Ed. Kansas State
Teacher's College: B. L. S.,U.
ESTHER JANE CRAVER
Home Ec. and Arty B. S., S. I. N.
Commerceg B. Ed., S. I. N. U.g
Football Coach and Ass't. Basket-
Englishg B. Ed., S. I. N. U.
O. K. LOOMIS
Vocational Agricultureg B. S. and
M. S., U. of Ill.
ROBERT E. MANN
Speech and Englishg B. Ed., S. I. N.
OPAL ST EPHENS
P. E.: B. S., S. I. U
Commerceg B. Ed., S. I. N. U.
D. M. STROUP
Mathemahcs, B. S., S. I. N. U., A.
M. U. of I11.g Graduate Work,Wash.
ELLA PICKLE SANDERS
Englishg B. Ed., S. I. N. U.
MARY E. SIVIA
French and Lating B. Ed., S. I. N.
U.: M. A., U. of Wisconsin.
Scienceg B. Ed., S. I. N. U.. M. S.,
S. I. U. Basketball Coach and Ass't.
P. E.-I-Iistoryg B. S., S. I. U.gBase-
ball Coach and Ass't. Football
Home Ec. and Geography, B. S., S.
I. N. U.
Scienceg B. S., S. I. N. U.
Nurseg I11. Training School
Musicg B. M. E., Murray State: M
S., U. of I11.
ROSC OE SMICK
JO ANN GOLLON
BETTY ANN BOWEN
BETTY JEANNE BOYD
BETT Y CLARDY
MARY SUE DILLOW
HAROLD GAR DNER
.TO ANN GROVES
RICHAR D HOSS
S. D. IOINER
ROBERT KAR RAKER
CAR DWELL IOINER
BETTY MC CLURE
ER LENE MC GILL
DOROT HEA MILLER
MARY ELLEN MALONEY
JANE MARY RENDLEMAN
RUTH ANN SMITH
MARY FAITH TREECE
BETT Y WOMACK
COR NELIA WEST
BETTY BOYD--Pep Club l,2,3,45 G.A.A. l,2,35 F.H.A. 2,45 Librarians 45 Junior Play 35
Local Honor Society 3,45 Home Room Officer 15 Class Officer 35 Biology Club 25 French Club
35 Cheerleader 3,45 Pep Band 1,25 Clarinet Quartet Second Place in State Contest 35 Band
BYRL BOYD--Football1,2,3,45 F.F.A. l,2,3,45 C. Club 3,45 Second All-Conference Football
Team 45 Biology Club Z5 Pep Club l,2,35 Mechanical Drawing Club 45 F.F.A. President 45
Baseball 45 Softball Class Champs l,2,35 Basketball Class Champs 15 Class Officer 1,45
Home Room Officers l,2,3,4.
MIKE BROWN--Student Council l,2,3,45 Vice-President 45 Band l,2,35 Board of Control Z,
3,45 Junior Play,35 Latin Club l,2,3,45 Latin Club Vice-President 45 French Club 3,45 Biolo-
gy Club 25 Pep Club l,2,3,45 Scratches Staff l,2,35 Annual Staff and Business Manager 45
Exchange Assembly Program 3,45 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 L.H.S. Treasurer 45 Foot-
ball 1,25 Librarian 3,4.
ESTHER BURCHELL--Transfer to A-J 45 Science Club 45 Pep Club 45 Scratches Staff 45 G.
A.A. 45 Home Room Officer 45 Senior Play 45 Local Honor Society 4.
ROBERT CHOATE--Band l,2,35 Class Vice-President 25 Latin Club 152,35 'Class President
3,45 C. Club 3,45 Basketball 3,45 Home Room President 3,45 Science Club 45 Junior Play 35
Senior Play 45 Student Council 35 National Athletic Scholarship Society 3, 4.
LEN CONANT--F.F.A. l,2,3,45 Biology Club 25 Pep Club Z.
WILLARD COOPER--Football l,2,45 Basketball 153,45 Latin Club 2,35 Home Room Officer
l,2,3,45 Biology Club 25 C. Club 3,45 Industrial Arts Club 45 Boys' Home Economics Club 35
Officer 35 Librarian 3,45 Club Officer 3,45 Pep Club 15 Senior Play 4.
LOUISE CRISSIP--Home Economics Club 1,25 Biology Club 25 Librarians 3,45 Librarian
Secretary 35 Home Room Secretary 35 Student Council 4.
MARION DAVIS--Band l,2,3,45 Senior Band Letter Club 45 Senior Band Letter Club Officer
45 District Music Contest 2,3,45 School Volleyball Champs 45 Assistant Director Junior Play
35 G.A.A. l,2,35 Prom Committee 35 Home Economics Club l,2,3,45 Pep Club l,2,35 Home
Room Officer l,2,3,45 Biology Club 2.
GEORGE DILLOW--F.F.A. l,2,3,45 Senior Play 4.
MARY SUE DILLOW--G.A.A. l,2,35 Pep Club l,2,35 Junior Play 35 Class Secretary 1,35
Football Queen 45 Home Room Officer l,2,3,45 Art Club 35 Secretary of Art Club 35 Volley
ball Champs 45 Prom Committee 3.
MARCIA FOX--Home Economics Club l,2,3,45 Pep Club 1,25G.A.A. 1,25 Junior Play 35 Sen-
ior Play 45 Queen Attendant 4.
HAROLD GARDNER--Pep Club l,2,35 Biology Club Z5 Student Council 35 Class Officer 35
Home Room Officer 3,45 Volleyball Champs 3,45 Home Room Manager Z.
JOANN GOLLON--Band l,2,3,45 Chorus l,2,3,45 Board of Control l,2,3,45 Latin Club l,2,3,
45 Pep Club l,2,3,45 Home Room Officer l,2,45 Class Officer 45 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45
L.H.S. Secretary 45 G.A.A. Z5 District Music Contest 2,3,45 State Music Contest 2,35 Senior
Band Letter Club 45 Junior Play 35 Senior Play 45 Exchange Assembly Program l,2,35 Busi-
ness Manager A-J Scratches 3,45 Annual Staff 45 Football Queen Attendant 45 Band Majorette
3,45 Wau Wau Taugs 2,3,45 Athletic Association Secretary 4.
JOANN GROVES--Biology Club Z5 Home Economics Club Z.
JUDY GURLEY--Band l,2,3,45 Chorus l,2,3,45 Exchange Assembly Program l,2,35 Class
Treasurer 45 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 Wau Wau Taugs 2,3,45 Pep Club l,2,3,45 G.A.A.
l,2,35 French Club 2,3,45 Senior Band Letter Club 45 Student Council 45 Junior Play 35 Sen-
ior Play 45 Home Room Officer l,2,3,45 District Music Contest 2,3,45 State Music Contest
2,35 Press Club l,2,35 Annual Staff 4.
VALETTA GURLEY--Home Economics Club l,2,3,45 Home Economics Club Secretary4.
BETTY HARTLINE- Cheerleader 1,25 Exchange Assembly Program 15 Chorus l,2: Pep
Club l,2,35 G.A.A. l,2,35 Home Room Officer l,2,35 Art Club 3. ,
MARTHA HILEMAN--Pep Club 2,35 French Club 25 G.A.A. 2.
JERRY HOUGHTON--Footba11l,2,35 Letter 35 Basketball l,2,3,45 Letter 3,45 Board of Con-
trol 3,45 Vice-president 35 President 45 Athletic Association Vice-president 35 President 45
National Honor Society 3,45 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 Junior Play 35 National Athletic
Scholarship Society 3,45 Student Council 1,25 C. Club 3,45 Latin Club l,2,3,45 Press Club 35
Science Club 2,3,45 Annual Staff 45 School Intramural Badrninton Champs 2,3,45 School Vol-
leyball Champs 3.4.
IVAN JOHNSON--Football 35 Basketball 3,45 Latin Club l,2,3,45 Local Honor Society1,Z,3,45
National Honor Society 3,45 Home Room Officer 1,45 School Intramural Badminton Champs
2,3,45 School Volleyball Champs 3.45 Biology Club 25 Science Club 45 Pep Club l,2,35 C.. Club
3,45 National Athletic Scholarship Society 3,4.
LOGAN JOHNSON, JR.--F.F.A. 2,3,45 F.F.A. Club Officer 4.
CARDWELL JOINER--Band l,2,3,45 Senior Band Letter Club 45 Senior Band Letter Club
President 45 Latin Club 3,45 District Music Contest l,3,45 Biology Club 25 Pep Club l,2,35
Home Room Officer 1,25 Stage Manager 2,35 Exchange Assembly Program 35 Prom Decor-
S. D. JOINER--Football 35 Basketball 45 Baseball 45 Industrial Arts Club 45 C. Club 4: Vol-
leyball Champs 3,45 Biology Club 25 Band 1,2,3.
ROBERT KARRAKER--Student Council l,2,35 President Student Council 25 Latin Club l,2,3,
45 Pep Club 2,35 French Club 35 Science Club 45 Senior Play 45 Band 1.25 Local Honor Soci-
ety 2,35 Baseball 4.
GARY KELLEY--Football l,2,3,45 Honorable Mention All-Conference Football Team 45 F.
F.A. l,2,3,45 F.F.A. President 35 State Farmer 35 Librarians 45 Biology Club 25 C. Club 3,4,
GERALDINE KOHLER--Home Room Sports Manager 1,35 Home Room Secretary 25 Biology
Club 25 Home Ec. Club 2.3.
BETTY MC CLURE--Librarian 3,45 Home Ec. Club 25 Home Room Officer 4.
ERLENE MCGILL--Home Ec.Club 1,25 Latin Club 3,45 G.A.A. 45 Pep Club 45 Home Room
MARY ELLEN MALONEY--Home Ec. Club l,2,3,45 Representative to National Home Ec.
Convention 35 Home Room President 35 Pep Club l,2,3,45 Student Council 45 Wau Wau Taugs
3,45 Band l,2,3,45 Home Ec. Club Section Officer 35 Biology Club 2,35 Press Club 2,35
Scratches Staff Z,3,45 Annual Staff 45 Prom Committee 35 District Music Contest 2,3,45 State
Music Contest 2,35 Senior Band Letter Club 45 Home Ec. Club Officer 4.
DOROTHA MILLER--Chorus 15 Biology Club 25 G.A.A. 45 Home Ec. Club Z,3,45 Home Room
CARMEN MILLER--G.A.A. 1,25 Pep Club 1,525 Home Room Officer 25 Chorus 1.
HENRY MURPHY--Science Club 3,45 Industrial Arts Club 45 Pep Club 35 Librarians Charn-
pions 45 Class Football Champions 2,4.
BILL MURRIE--Football l,2,35 Basketball 1,25 Band l,2,35 Baseball 45 C. Club 3,45 Indus-
trial Arts Club 45 Latin Club 25 Class Champs in Football 2,45 Class Champs in Basketball
Z,3,45 Class Champs in Softball l,2,35 Class President 15 Home Room Officer 1,2,3,4.
VIRGINIA RINEHART--Biology Club 25 Home Ec. Club 25 Band l,2,35 District Music Con-
JANIE RENDLEMAN--Band l,2,3,45 Chorus l,2,3,45 District Music Contest l,2,3,45 State
Music Contest 2,35 Vocal Octet l,2,3,45 Student Council l,2,3,45 Secretary Student Council
45 Home Room Officer 15 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 National Honor Society 3,45 Exchange
Assembly Program l,2,35 Latin Club l,2,3,45 Junior Play 35 Pep Club l,2,3,45 French Club
3,45 Editor of Annual 45 Editor of Paper 35 Wau Wau Taugs Z,3,45 Senior Band Letter Club
45 G.A.A. 25 Biology Club 25 Press Club l,2,3.
LUELLA SITTER--Librarians 4.
MARALYN SITTER--Pep Club 2,3,45 G.A.A. 2,35 F.H.A. l,2,3,45 Biology Club 2: Librarians
3,45 Student Council 45 Junior Play 35 Senior Play 45 Local Honor Society Z,3,45 Wau Wau
Taugs 3,45 Home Room Officer l,2,35 Football Queen Attendant 45 Representative to the State
and National F.H.A. Conventions 2,35 Club Officer 2,35 Chorus 25 F.H.A. Sectional Presi-
EULA SMITH--Home Ec. Club Z5 Home Room Officer 2,3,4.
RUTH ANN SMITH--Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 L.H.S. Vice-president 45 National Honor
Society 3,45Wau Wau Taugs 3,45 Press Club l,2,35 Pep Club l,2,3,45 PepClub Vice-Presi-
dent 45 Biology Club 25 G.A.A. 25 Latin Club l,2,3,45 Student Council l,2,3,45 Student Council
President 45 Scratches Staff l,2,35 Annual Staff 45 Junior Play 35 Senior Play 45 'Home Room
Officer 1,25 Senior Band Letter Club 45 Band l,2,3,45 Chorus l,2,3,45 District Music Contest
l,2,3,45 State Music Contest 2,35 Librarians 45 Exchange Assembly Program 3.
BARBARA STOKES--Home Ec. Club l,2,35 Librarians 3,45 Home Room Treasurer 1,25
Home Room Secretary 3, 4.
MARY FAITH TREECE--Home Ec.Club5 25 Home Room Treasurer 3,4, Home Room Sports
GLENNA TREECE--Band l,2,35 Chorus l5 Biology Club 25 G.A.A. 45 Home Room President
35 District Music Contest l,2,3.
PAT VAUGHN--G.A.A. 1,25 Home Room Officer l: Librarians 45 Pep Club 25 Home Room
Sports Manager, 1.
WEST--Bdnd l,2,45 Chorus l,2,3,45 Exchange Assernbly Program l,2,3,45 Wau
Wau Taugs 3,45 Local Honor Society l,2,3,45 Senior Band Letter Club545 Senior Band Letter
Club Vice-President 45 Pep Club l,2,3,45 Pep Club President 45 Student Council 45 G.A.A. 1,25
Librarians 3,45 Press Club 35 Annual Staff 45 Junior Play 35 Biology Club 25 Scratches Staff 3, 4.
DOROTHY WIGGS--Pep Club l,2,3,45 G.A.A. l,2,35 Home Ec. Club l,2,3,45 Queen Attendant 4
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Days will come and go, and A-J will still stand, but the class of '49 will no longer walk
its halls. Instead, we'll be on the outside looking in and remembering our own days within its
cherished walls. We'll remember days filled with activity and memories that will never fade.
As green Freshman, we entered the unfamiliar halls of A-J one hundred and twenty-two
strong, backed up by excellent leaders and class advisors. Our class officers were: Bill
Murrie, President, Harold Page, Vice-President, Mary Sue Dillow, Secretaryg And Byrl
Boyd, Treasurer. How could a class fail to get off to a good start with the aid of such deans
as Mr. David Stroup, Mr. Keith Whetstone, Mrs. Jean Boult, and Miss Clara Bartow back-
ing us? From the first, our class provedistelf talented in scholarship and sportsg a promis-
ing leader of the future.
Our Sophomore year was started with a bang when our almost unscored-on football team
had as one of its varsity members, Harold Page, just another member of our class, who
succeeded in obtaining a cherished letter for his efforts. With the exception of Miss Ruth
Esther Hill, who took Mrs. Jean Boult's place, our regular deans remained with us, and our
new class officers were: Harold Page, President, Robert Choate, Vice-President: Betty
Brooks, Secretary: and Ward Baker, Treasurer.
As jolly, jolly Juniors, we entered the portals of A-J at last as upper classmen with all
our Sophomore deans remaining with us. Our officers who carried us through this very busy
year were: Robert Choate, Presidentg Harold Gardner, Vice-President: Mary Sue Dillow,
Secretary, and Betty Boyd, Treasurer. Our class was well represented on the major teams
in sports, four our of our first five in basketball came from our ranks. Janie Rendlemen,
Ruth Ann Smith, Jerry Houghton, and Ivan Johnson were elected to the National Honor Soci-
ety: four of the seven who entered the Local Honor Society as Freshmen and remained
through their Junior year, setting a new record. Ivan Johnson, Jerry Houghton, and Robert
Choate were elected to the Athletic Scholarship Society, showing versatility in both sports
Our Junior Play, "The Goof from Gopher Gulch" created a mild sensation and will be
remembered for years. In the cast were: Robert Choate, Ruth Ann Smith, Janie Rendlemen,
Judy Gurley, Mary Sue Dillow, Mike Brown, Betty Boyd, Jerry Houghton, Jo Ann Gollon,
Cornelia West, Marcia Fox, and Maralyn Sitter.
We started our year as grave, old Seniors with the added help of two new deans: Mrs.
Veda Etheridge, who took the place of Mr. David Stroup, and Mr. Roger Spear,who replaced
our retiring dean, Miss Clara Bartow. Our Senior class officers, who were chosen to lead
us through our busiest year were: Robert Choate, President, Byrl Boyd, Vice-Presidentg
Jo Ann Gollon, Secretary, and Judy Gurley, Treasurer. For the first time in the history of
our school, the basketball team, composed of five important Seniors, won the conference
title, winning also places for Jerry Houghton on the first All-Conference Team, Willard
Cooper,on the second team, and Robert Choate on the third five.
For our Senior play, we chose the well-known play, "We Shook the Family Tree," which
had as its cast: Robert Choate, Jo Ann Gollon, Henry Murphy, George Dillow, Marcia Fox,
Maralyn Sitter, Esther Burchell, Judy Gurley, Ruth Ann Smith, Robert Karraker, and Willard
The class leaves behind a memory that will not soon be forgotten, a memory of happy
days shared with all. We are now only on the outside looking in, but our minds see more
than walls and rooms--they see four years of never-forgotten living.
This page is fondly dedicated to the memory of Betty Brooks,
Class of '49, Her winsome personality, her delightful friendship,
and her radiant life endeared her alike to classmates and teachers.
Though her life was brief, it was right in its fullness. To have
known her and to remember her shall ever be the joy of the Class
Glendon Casper Dale Pitts Mary Day Pat Woodard
President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer
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Members: Carol Lee Treece, Jane Coombs, Sarilda Jackson, Linda Casper, Pam Manus,
Nellie Wright, Barbara Ligon, Erma Friese, Iris Garrott, Sara Bennett, Carolyn Davis, Pat
Foley, Barbara Meisenheimer, Norma.Adams, Myrdel Johnson, Susan Nimmo, Jo Ann
Houghlan, Margaret Keller, Ivan Johnson, Ruth Ann Smith, Janie Rendleman, Cornelia West,
Robert Karraker, JoAnn Gollon, Cardwell Joiner, Erlene McGill, Jo Ann Tygett, Dorris
Manue, Merridee Wingate, Farris Bishop, Vera Toler,Norma Mathis, RuthMurphy, Lois
Ferrell, Kay Bigler, Dannie Morris, Cordie Fincy, Robert Crowell, Peggy Murphy, Anne
Tweedy, Betty Brimm, Sue Martin, Helen Miller, Charlotte Mattheis, Martha Ury, Shirley
Jean Smith, Shirley Keller, Lenora Norris, Doris Houghlan, Bobbie Brooks, Betsy Bacon,
Sue Caraker, Bob Robinson, Harry Rodrnan, Dick Davis, Norma Hines, Ruth Webb, Sharon
Womick, Joyce Gollon, Lynn Dillow, Ronald Batson, Rodney Anderson, Ralph Bradley, Tom
Bacon, Jim Wahl, Jim Rife, Dale Bailey, Terry Hidman, Mike Brown, Jerry Houghton, Bill
--""""' Consul Primus fPresidentj Susan Nimmo,
Consul Secundus fVice - Presidentj Mike
Brown, Praetor fSecretaryJ JoAnn Gollon,
Quaestor fTreasurerj Cardwell Joiner, Trib-
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Verble, Sponsor, Mrs. Sivia.
Latin Club Christmas Caroling
The National Honor Society
was organized in the United
States in 1921, and in our school
Membership in the National 1
Honor Society is one ofthe high-
est honors that can be bestowed
upon a student. Five per cent of the Junior class and ten per cent of the Senior class, who
are members of the Local Honor Society, are eligible. A Student must have an average of
"B" for all the years he has been in high schoolg He must have attended this school for one
year prior to his electiong and he must be a member of the Local Honor Society. Five teach-
ers and the principal elect an eligible student on the basis of scholarship, character, leader-
ship, and service.
The Local Honor Societywas organized in our school in 1937. The purpose of the organ-
ization is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate good citizenship, and to pro-
mote a balanced participation in extra-cirricular activities. The organization has two social
functions which are as follows:
an annual Valentine party, and
the formal initiation ceremony.
Mrs. Reese and Mrs. Sivia are
The Pep Club is an organization of students which strives to promote school spirit and
sportsmanship. Members of the Pep Club make up the cheering section at school games.
Mrs. Opal Stephens is the sponsor of the club, and it has a membership of about ninety.
The officers are: Cornelia West, Presidentg Ruth Ann Smith, Vice-President, Maralyn Sitter,
Secretary, and Jean Verble, Treasurer.
Members: Norma Jean Adams, Tom Bacon, Sara Moore, Farris Bishop, Betty Boyd,
Judy Boyd, Martha Boyd, Ralph Bradley, Bobbie Dee Brooks, Mike Brown, Esther Burchell,
Vae Burpo, Sue Caraker, Shirley Carhart, Linda Casper, Glen Conant, Harold Cooley, Jane
Coombs, Joyce Cox, Zetta Crader, Jane Cundiff, Carolyn Davis, Mary Day, Deloris Dillow,
Lynn Dillow, Gordon Dodd, Bernita Evans, Lois Ferrell, Pat Foley, Erma Friese, Elizabeth
Fritze, Iris Garrott, Joyce Gollon, Jo Ann Gollon, Jane Gore, Phil Griffith, Doris Groves,
Carroll Gulley, Judy Gurley, Irene Hartline, Norma Hines, Doris Houghlan, Sarilda Jackson,
Margaret Keller, Phillis Lord, Gayle Liggett, Mary Ellen Maloney, Doris Manus, Pam Manus,
Sue Martin, Charlotte Mattheis, Er1eneMCGill,IVl3.ryIVICIntire,Ba1'ba1'a Meisenheimer, Pat
Mueller, Peggy Murphy, Susie Nimmo Lenora Norris, Betty Rendleman, Janie Rendelman,
Shirley Russell, Bob Shepard, Shirley Jean Smith, Carol Lee Treece,Anne Tweedy, Lotrell,
Tweedy, Barbara Vaughn, Ruth Walker, Alice Wall, Betty Wall, Merridee Wingate, Pat
Woodard, Martha Ury, Robert Walker, Dorothy Wiggs.
Io Ann Houghlan
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A-I has had for the past year one of the best cheer-leading groups that the school has
ever known. It started off at the first of the year with five members, consisting of Pat Foley,
Sara Bennett Moore, Betty Lou Rendleman, .To Ann Houghlan, and Betty Boyd. These girls
spent the first hour of each day practicing on many new and clever routines with Mrs. Ste-
phens as their talented and experienced instructor. Due to doctor's orders, two ofthe girls,
Betty Lou Rendleman and Sara Bennett Moore were forced to give up their cheerleading, so
for the rest of the year, the remaining trio carried on alone. Every out-of-town rooter
commented not only on our girls' exceptional acrobatic style of leading, but also on their
very friendly personalities and on the unusual costumes which were copied after our own
basket-ball boys' warm-up outfits. Our cheerleaders have led us very successfully through
a busy sports' year. They deserve our most heart-felt thanks.
The Freshrnen cheerleaders also were very diligent in their daily work and show ex-
treme promise for years to come.
Doris Rose Houghlan
Under the able leadership of Mr. Keith Whetstone, the A-.Tlvlusic Department accumulated
quite a record this year. In the District Solo and Ensemble Contest, A-.T received eleven
firsts out of eighteen entries. In the District Group Contest, the A-I Girls Glee Club won a
first, as well as being selected as one of the outstanding events of the day, and A-.T Band
received a second. A-J tiedfor third withHarrisburg in the District Contest for the coveted
Sweepstake Trophy, having been beaten only by Mount Vernon and Benton. , We feel that this
year's Band and Chorus are as good as A-.T has had in a long time.
President . . Stanley Elam
Vice President . Jim Brimm
Secretary . .Dean Williams
Treasurer . . Glen Conant
Reporter . . Kenneth Cruse
Sports Manager . Glen Hankla
Watch Dog . Robert Cerney
Sponsor . Mr. O.K. Loomis
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MEMBERS: David Aldridge, Hoyle Ayers, Eugene Baker, George Bean, Jim Brimm, Byrl
Boyd, Henry Bennett, Harold Boyd, Charles Brazel, Robert Choate, Johnny Conant, Glendon
Casper, Glen Conant, Len Conant, Robert Cerney, Kenneth Cruse, Donald Choate, Beryl
Clayton, Dennis Clayton, Robert Coates, George Dillow, Floyd Dallas, Stanley Elam, Donald
Elkins, Frankie Elkins, Billy Graves, Dick Hoss, Glen Hankla, Dick Haire, Lowell Haire,
Tom Hubbs, Herbert Huelson, Logan Johnson, Gary Kelley, Ira Keller, Clifton Lott, Donald
Loomis, Delmar Massey, Olie Musgrave, Ira Musgrave, Bill Romine, Donald Wayne Rich,
Roy Stevens, Donald Scarsdale, Wendell Smith, Ralph Smith, Frank Stout, Horace Trammel,
John Tripp, Robert Walker, Dean Williams, Eugene Williams, Junior Woods, Wesley Walton,
Jimmie Whitaker, Lynn West, Richard Young, Orval Vancil.
The F .F .A. is an organization
of boys taking VocationalAgricul- -- . A
ture. The activities of the F.F.A. a f J
include Livestock, Poultry, and it -f C r Grain shows, Public speaking 'W'
mer Trips, Parties, Parent and
Son Banquet, Athletic Teams, Soil
Conservation, Work, etc. Some of
the honors won last year were
winning second in Public Speaking
in Competition with the other
twenty-six schools in this section.
The Grain team placed second and
the dairy team fourth inthe Judg-
ing contest. Over S200 was won
in F.F.A. shows.
Contests, Judging Contest, Sum- Y f
si g ,-
The members of the French Club are: Judy C-urley. Phyllis Lord, Mike Brown,
and Janie Rendleman. Mrs. Sivia is the sponsor. Meetings are held in class time one
day a month. Besides these regular meetings, the French Club held a French Tea
at Mrs. Sivia's home and attended "CARMEN" given by the Metropolitan Opera in
The purpose of the "SCRATCHES" Staff is to publish the school paper once a
month. School news, features, editorials, club and service news, and sports, have
been the contents of this paper. Members of the staff were: Carolyn Davis, Editor-in-
Chief, Patty Foley, Vae Burpo, Mary Ellen Maloney, Donnie Foley, Harry Corzine,
and Susan Nimmo, Page Editors, Jo Ann Gollon, Business Manager, Olis Tregoning,
Printer, Lenora Norris, Lynn Dillow, Shirley Keller, Lois Ferrell, Shirley Jean
Smith, Iris Carrot, Joyce Gollon, and Esther Burchell, Reporters, Deloris Dillow,
Norma Adams, Carlene Cruse, and Barbara Meisenheimer, Typists, Diana Dodd,
The Science Club is made up of all the students who are taking either general
science, biology, physics, or chemistry. This year the club had as a project the sur-
vey of the woods west of the school.
The officers of the club are as follows:
President . . . . Robert Karraker
Vice-President . . . . . Ivan .Tohnson
Secretary-Treasurer . . . Phyllis Lord
Sponsors are William Townes and Gerald Webb.
The "C" Club is an organization of the boys who have qualified for a major var-
sity letter. Plus the major qualification of1Z quarters in football and 32 in basketball,
a boy must also pass the approval of each faculty member before joining the club.
The members are: Paul Moore, Eugene Baker, Billy Gene Murrie, Robert Kim-
bro, Glendon Casper, Richard Youngs, Gary Kelley, Richard Hoss, Byrl Boyd, Bob
Shephard, Glenn Lee Hankla, Charles Ferrell, Don Foley, Freddie Sansom, Dick
Page, Dick Haire, Donnie Verble, Jerry Houghton, Harold Hileman, Willard Cooper,
Robert Hileman, Robert Choate, Jim Brimm, HerschelGrisham, S. D. Joiner, Stan-
14-EY Elam, D816 Pitts. Ivan Johnson. Sponsors are Sam Hill, Roger Spear, and William
STRANGER IN THE NIGHT
Sylvia Lee . . ..... . . Phyllis Lord
Mable Crane . Carolyn Davis
Grant Terry . Ralph Bradley
J. T. Rutledge . . . Dick Haire
Velda Stevens . . Pat Foley
Clifford Newkirk . . . Dale Pitts
Nona Pollard . . . Pat Woodard
Eddie Beach . William Keller
Rose Jordan . . . . Kay Bigler
Sam Fisk. . . Glendon Casper
Marcella Bender . . Jane Cundiff
Sandra King . Deloris Dillow
Director ..... . . . Mr. Robert Mann
Assistant Directors . . . Barbara Meisenheimer
Stage Managers . ....... Ralph Bradley
WE SHOOK THE. FAMILY TR
.Timmy . .
Bob . .
Mother . .
Father . .
Ellie Mae .
J'i11 . . .
Mr. Shermer . ,
Mrs. Shermer . . .
Paige Mason. .
Assistant Directors .
. .ToAnn Gollon
. Henry Murphy
. George Dillow
. . .Tudy Gurley
. Maralyn Sitter
. . Marcia Fox
. Robert Choate
.Ruth Ann Smith
. .Betty Brimm
Mr. Robert Mann
. Marion Davis
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F.H.A. is a national organization of pupils who study homemaking in .Tunior and Senior
high schools. They work together for better and happier home life for everyone. They think
that helping to make happy homes, now and in the future, is the most important thing that you
can do for democracy. The following are members: Betty Aaron, Martha Boyd, Mary Boyd,
Pauline Boyd, Betty Boyd, Frances Bowen, Barbara Cruse, Ethel Choate, Anita Coats, Car-
lene Cruse, Louise Crippip, Doris Dale, Deloris Dillow, Marion Davis, Marcia Fox, Pat
Ferguson, Valetta Gurley, Birdianne Groves, Dorothy Wiggs, Myra Lee Gurley, Ernestine
Housman, Anna Jones, Gayle Liggett, Doris McClure, Mary Ellen Maloney, Helen Miller,
Dorotha Miller, Pat Mueller, Marcielle Miller, Shirley Russell, Irnogene Rogers, Thomasine
Smiddy, Pat Shelton, Maralyn Sitter, Ioan Tweedy, Lotre1lTWeedy, Sue Ury.
President, Carlene Cruseg Vice-
President, Deloris Dillowg Secre-
tary, Valetta Gurley, Treasurer,
Martha Boyd, Chairman of Pro-
jects, Doris Daleg Chairman of
Relations, Dorothy Miller, Chair-
man of Recreation, Marion Davisg
Parliamentarian, Frances Bowen,
Student Council, Maralyn Sitterg
Reporter, Pauline Boyd, Publicity
Chairman, Mary Ellen Maloney,
Chapter Mothers, Mrs. Alva Byars
and Mrs. William Townesg Spon-
sors, Miss Jewell Trainer and
l Miss Esther Ian Craver.
President . . Ruth Ann Smith
Vice President - Mike Brown
Secretary . .Janie Rendleman
Treasurer . . Maralyn Sitter
The purpose of the Student Council is to promote and encourage student participation in
school government. One Member is elected by popular vote from each home room and from
every organization with a membership of at least twenty members.
During the past year the Student Council worked with the faculty, discussing problems
that concerned both the faculty and the students. Other projects sponsored by the Student
Council were: milk sales, improvement of school building and grounds, drawing up a new
constitution, assisting the faculty during the Regional Tourney, and a Youth Conference, held
especially to discuss the problems of high school students today. Members are: Louise
Crissip, Cornelia West, Judy Gurley, Glenn Lee Hankla, Donald Chase, Bob Robinson, Bob
Kimbro, Ralph Bradley, Ronell Gurley, Frank Rodman, Susan Nimmo, Evelyn Boyd, Jean
Verble, Lois Ferrell, Dorothy Lacy, Gordon Dodd, Dick Page Jim Wahl, Mary Ellen Malon-
ey, and Norman Snell.
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The Girls' Athletic Association, sponsored by Mrs. Opal Stephens, has about sixty mem-
bers this year. The purpose of this organization is to stimulate interest in girls' athletics,
and to standardize and promote ideals of health and sportsmanship inschoolsthroughout the
State of Illinois. Points are awarded for participation in volleyball, skating, basketball, soft-
ball, and other athletic activities. Athletic letters are given for the accumulation of these
points. Our G.A.A. sponsored one play-day, and participated in two at other schools. Three
girls will be sent to G.A.A. camp at Alton, Illinois. Some of the social events were a hobo
party, a mother-daughter potluck dinner followed by the initiation of the new members, a
sweetheart dance, and a dance for the football and basketball boys. A banquet will be held
near the end of school to install the officers for next year, and to give the awards earned
during this year.
BOTTOM ROW, Left to right: Lynn Dillow, Norma Hines, Merridee Wingate, Esther Bur-
chell, Irene Hartline, Ruth Walker, Erlene McGill, Shirley Smith, and Carolyn Davis. SEC-
OND ROW: Betty Rendleman, Anna Jones, Lois Ferrell, Doris Nimmo, Lotrell Tweedy,
Norma Adams, Barbara Meisenheimer, .Tanet Shaffer, Dorotha Miller. THIRD ROW: Sue
Carraker, JoyceGollon, ShirleyKeller, Lenora Norris, Deloris Dillow, CarleneCruse, Opal
Knight, Martha Ury. FOURTH ROW: Sue Martin, Iris Garrott, Glenna Treece, Doris Dale,
Phyllis Lord, Mrs. Opal Stephens.
TOM ROW, Left to right: Phyl-
Lord, Secretary - Treasurer,
etty Rendleman, Vice - President,
y Daivs, President, Barbara
imer, Recording Secretar-
. SECOND ROW: Carlene Cruse,
olleyball Manager, Deloris Dillow,
ll Manager, Shirley Smith,
Manager, Janet Shaffer,
President . . . ..... . Donald Page
Vice-President . . . Paul Moore
Secretary . . . . Neal Gilliam
Sponsor ........... Mr. Alva Byars
MEMBERS: Ruth Ann Smith, Henry Murphy, Doris Dale, Mike Brown, Betty Boyd, Betty Mc-
Clure, Maralyn Sitter, Cornelia West, Pat Vaughn, Gary Kelley, Barbara Stokes, Willard
Cooper, Louise Crissip, Luella Sitter.
ACTIVITIES: October 13: School Library Conference at Carbondale. October ZZ: Homecom-
ing Float. December 21: Library Club Christmas Party in Home Ec. Rooms. May 8,9,10:
Trip to Springfield as guests of Illinois State Library. Money was earned for transportation
and hotel expenses through the sale of concessions at school. Miss Hill is sponsor of this
President . . . ....... Maralyn Sitter
Vice-President ...... . .Willard Cooper
Secretary-Treasurer ..... . . Betty Boyd
Student Council Representative . . . Cornelia West
MEMBERS: Carl Barker, Eugene Clutts, Willard Cooper, Charles Ferrell, Myron Fuller,
S. D. Joiner, Bill Lacy, Noel Lentz, Henry Murphy, RiChB-I'd Page, Fred SHHSOII. Billie Sim-
mons, Lawrence Smith, Eugene Williams, Frank Stout, Byrl Boyd, .Tohn Sweet, Jerry Mertes.
THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
The Athletic Association en-
deavors to promote various types
of sports and to raise the money to
support them. It is composed of all
the students in school.
Offi c e r s: President- .Terry
Kimbro, Secretary-JoAnn Gollong
Treasurer-Clara A. Bartow.
BOARD OF CONTROL
The Board of Control is the
governing body of the Athletic Asso-
ciation with the President of Asso-
ciation as its presiding officer, and
the Vice-President as one of its
members, together with two repre-
sentatives from each of the four
classes. Members are: Mike Brown,
JoAnn Gollon, Bob Kimbro, Carolyn
Davis, Tom Bacon, Carol Lee
Treece, Evelyn Boyd, and Betsy
Bacon. Sponsors are: Clara A. Bar-
tow, William Townes, Sam Hill, and
The purpose of the National
Athletic Scholarship Society is to
foster high scholarship among boy
athletesg to stimulate a desire for
balanced training, to evaluate the
ideals of sportsmanshipg and to
develop more outstanding leaders.
To be eligible, the boys must
have earned an athletic letter in an
interscholastic sport, have an aver-
age of "B" or higher, and have ex-
emplified the highest type of citi-
zenship and sportsmanship. The
members. for 1948 - 49 are: Bob
Kimbro, Ivan Johnson, Robert
Choate, and .Terry Houghton.
Head Baseball Coach
Ass't. Football Coach
Head Football Coach
Ass't Basketball Coach
Head Basketball Coach
Ass't Football Coach
JERR Y HOUGHTON
1948 flmflaff Sym
Starting his first year as head of the football team, coach Sam Hill faced the job of or-
ganizing a young and inexperienced squad into a working unit. During the season the lack of
that valuable experience was noticeable in several games, but the experience gained by the
underclassmen in those games should prove invaluable in the future.
This year's Wildcats displayed a quarter of two of very good football in every game, but
were never able to hold the pace for the entire 48 minutes. The high point of the season was
the game against an arch-rival Murphysboro team, who had an undefeated and llntied season
record. The A-I eleven, which was given no chance whatsoever, completely outplayed the
powerful Red Devils, and ended the first half with a 6-6 deadlock. In this half, and forward
wall of the Wildcats allowed only one first and ten to be run up against it. In the second half,
Murphy's depth and power began to show, and being unable to continue at their first half pace,
the Wildcats were defeated Z6-6.
Next year prospects look to be very promising, as seven of this year's starting eleven
return. With the experience the boys and Coach Hill received this season, next year could
being forth another of A-J"s great football teams.
FOOTBALL SEASON RECORD
A-.T 6 ...... . . . Eldorado 2.0
A-.T 7 . . '. Chester 25
A-I 0 . . . Carbondale 34
A-I O . . . Pinckneyville Z7
A-.T 6 . . . . DuQuoin 38
A-.T Z0 . . . Metropolis 6
A-I 6 . . . .Sparta 39
A-.T 6 . . . Murphysboro Z5
A-I 0 . . . Johnston City 14
A very hard runner and ex-
cellent line backer. Played
good consistent football all
season. Harold was very out-
standing in the Murphysboro
game. Height 5'l0" Weight
Guard and Tackle
The biggest man. on the squad
Dick was used mostly on de-
fense. With his size, he was
extremely hard to move out
of position. "Humphrey" per-
formed ably throughout the
season. Height 5' 8 lfZ"
Byrl, also being small of sta-
ture, was, nevertheless, the
mainstay of the ball team.
From his position of line
backer, he developed into a
vicious tackler, and great
threat to opposing runners.
Height 5'7" Weight l50.
Tackle and End
sity letters this year. "Coop
started the season as a re-
serve, but developed fast in-
to an outstanding lineman by
the middle of the season.
Height 6'4" Weight 190.
Being the one of the lighter
men on the squad, Gary made
up for this in his determina-
tion and hard work. A very
good defensive man and block-
er, he also was a consistent
and hard runner. Height 5'7"
Only Senior to earn two Var-
1948- Z1 iaibefdaff SW. 7 im
Under their new coach, Bill Townes, the 1948-49 basketball squad set up an enviable record by bringing
three championships to the school plus a record of 22 wins against only 7 losses,
Early in the season the potential power of the A-J five was shown, when they led Mt. Vernon, a team to
be later crowned State Cage Champs for an entire half. If not for a sudden scoring splurge by Max Hooper,
All-State center, the Wildcats might have pulled one of the upsets of the season.
Shortly afterwards the Anna-Jonesboro team journeyed to Dupo for an eight team invitational tournament.
After defeating Staunton, Wood River, and Dupo in succession the Wildcats returned with the coveted first
The high spot of the season was the winning of the Conference Championship for the first time in the
school's history by virtue of a ten won-two lost record for conference play. Highlight of the conference
drive was the 44-43 victory over Murphysboro before one of the largest, if not the largest, crowd in A-J
history. Anna-Jonesboro placed three men on the All-Conference Teams: Jerry Houghton copped first place,
Willard Cooper received second five mention, while Robert Choate placed on the third team.
The third and final championship won was the regional championship. In winning the title, A-J defeated
Mound City, Thebes, and Mounds. ln the final game before a packed house the Wildcats swamped a good Mounds
team 79-49. In this game Jerry Houghton set a new single game scoring mark for an A-J player by scoring 37
points on 15 field goals and 7 free throws. The former record of 34 was held by Tom Peeler, A-J star of
'45, '46, and '47,
In the sectional tournament the A-J five met a powerful Herrin team that had been ranked among the state
leaders all season. Although holding a 3 point lead for the first half, Herrin's heighth and shooting ability
were too nuch in the second half, with the A-J Wildcats ended up on the low end of a 51-43 score.
This game brought to a close one of the best seasons in A-J history marking an amazing connback from the
season of a year ago, which brought only four victories as against 17 defeats, to their present record of 22
- WE THEY WE THEY
Johnston City 27 42 Murphysboro 36 57
Pinckneyville 44 31 Metropolis 71 49
University High 55 26 Chester 49 43
DuQuoin 45 43 Pinckneyville 59 48
Chester 53 34 Johnston City 67 50
Mount Vernon 41 51 Murphysboro 44 43
MT. VERNON HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT Sparta 55 39
Fairfield 57 50 Carbondale 59 44
Harrisburg 44 54 DuQuoin 42 48
McLeansboro 70 31
Zeigler 59 40 Collinsville 41 52
DUPO INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
Staunton fOvertimel S7 53 Mound City 79 35
Wood River 43 39 Thebes 57 41
Dupo 46 32 Mounds 79 49
Carbondale 36 26 Herrin 43 51
Sparta 52 31
"Coop" being the tallest boy
on the squad controlled both
backboards for A-J. Held good
rebounding "touch" on the ball,
which resulted in many tip-ins.
Next year's Wildcats will miss
this boy plenty. Senior--Height
6'4" Weight 190.
BOB BARKER-Res. Forward
The only underclassman on the
squad, Bob should prove out-
standing in his next two years.
A very good shot from out, he
began to score well in the later
reserve games during the sea-
son. Sophomore--Height 5'9"
"Shots " always had the abil-
ity to come through when the
going got the toughest. A1-
ways calm, he was a consis-
tent and dependable ball
player. Senior--Height 6'2"
DALE PITTS-Res. Center
"Birdie" had a deadly accu-
rate corner and side shot
that was the best on the ball
team. This year, however,
Dale lacked the strength and
stamina to go 32 minutes,
and thus served only as a
"spot" player. Watch out
for this boy next year! Jun-
ior--Height 6'Z lf2" Weight
The leading scorer for the Wild-
cats, "Flooge" held a l7.4points
per game average for the entire
season. Used at the pivot posi-
tion as a scorer and feeder, he
was voted as the no. lman in the
conference by c oa c he s and
sportswriters. Also holder of
school individual scoring record
of 37 points in one game. Senior
--Height 6'1" Weight 187.
" Kinky, " although never a great
scorer, was a good ball han-
dler. With the experience gained
ed this year, Bob shouldprove
to be outstanding next year.
Junior -- Height 5' 10 lf2"
A-.T's best scoring punchfrorn
out front, "John" could muster
together a lot of points on one
of his "good" nights. He, along
with Kimbro, led A-.T's fast
break. Senior- Height
S. D. IOINER-Res. Guard
"Deedle," playing his first year
of Varsity ball, performed very
well. A rugged rebounder and
good defensive man, he was a
great asset to the tearn's
strength. Senior --Height 6-Z."
PAUL MOORE-Res. Guard
Calling "Ping" a reserve is
hardly just, since he played
half of almost every ball
game. Although small, his
fight and determination often
served as an inspiration to
the entire team. Junior--
Height 5' 7" Weight 156.
BILL LACY-Res. Guard
Although not playing too
much Varsity ball, Bill
showed signs of ability in the
reserve games. A good re-
bounder, he will be the boy
to fill Cooper's shoes in next
year's line-up. .Tunior - -
Height 6' Z." Weight 140.
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Another sport had been added to the field here at Anna-Jonesboro this year. Upon the
employment of Roger Spear as boys' physical education teacher, it was decidedto add base-
ball to go along with football and basketball as the three major sports of the school.
The interest and enthusiasm of the students was first shown when a large number re-
ported for the opening practice. Coach Spear has announced that the team willconsist most-
ly of underclassmen in the hope of building for future years. Although in the building pro-
cess, this year's team has been showing up well in their opening drills, and promises a
good performance this season.
The schedule for the 1949 season is as follows:
April 14 Chester Murphysboro
April 19 Thebes There
April 22 Wolf Lake Here
April 26 Carbondale There
April 29 Gorham Here
May 3 Cobden There
May 6 DuQuoin There
May 10 Thebes Here
May 13 Gorham There
Whetstone's Homeroomg Harold
Gardner, S. D. Joiner, .Terry Hough-
ton, Ivan Johnson.
BOYS. TOUCH FOOTBALL
Etheridge - Spear Homeroom: Len
Conant, Henry Murphy, Glen Con-
ant, Robert Karraker, Bill Murrie,
George Dillow, Robert Choate.
Trainer Horneroom: Stanley Elarn,
D 0 nni e Foley, Robert Hileman,
Glen Hankla , R obe rt Isaacs,
Charles Ferrell, Dick Haire.
Stroup - Hill Homeroorns: Maralyn
Sitter, Betty Boyd, Ruth Ann Smith,
Marion Davis, Esther Burche11,Cor-
Deloris Dillow, Carlene Cruse. Junior Class: Ruth Walker, Barbara
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Judy Gurley, JoAnn Gollon.
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Left to right: JoAnn Gollon, Maralyn Sitter, Joan Houghlan, Attendants, Mary Sue Dillow,
Queeng Dorothy Wiggs, and Marcia Fox, Attendants.
Homecoming at A-.T this year was one of the best events in several years.
Starting with a Pep Rally in the gym at 1:00, the day was one of continuous activity.The
Rally featured the cheerleaders, talks by former A-.T football stars, a skit and yells.
At 2:00, the parade began. Led by the A-J' Band, the parade consisted of floats from
various clubs and groups. Highlight of the parade was the Queen's Float withthe six Queen
contestants. Winners of the float contest were: First, Latin Club, Second, Industrial Arts
Clubg Third, Senior Class.
This year, a new phase was added to the Homecoming activities. .Tust before the game, a
snake dance was held between Owen's Drug Store and school. Several short pep meetings were
held on the way.
The A-.T Wildcats met the Sparta Bulldogs for the Homecoming game. The A-.T boys were
trouced by Sparta to the tune of 39-6.
Immediately following the game, there was a Homecoming Dance in the gym. All about
11:00, Mary Sue Dillow was crowned A-.T Football Queen for 1948-49.
We think this Homecoming was one of the best in A--T history because of the big response
from the student body and townspeople.
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Junior Class Float Cheer1eader's Float
Pep Club Float F. H. A. Float
Band Pep Rally
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BUILDING suPPLlEs WEST BROTHERS com.
Distributors for ALL Insecticides and Dusting Equipment
ANNA-JONESBORO LUMBER CO.
"Everything for the Home"
CAMPBELL KL DENNY RODMAN KL ROBINSON
103 Highmore Ave. Florists
TRUCKING CONTRACTORS Phone 563-R
Phone 544-W Anna Phone 382-R Jonesboro minds
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TUTHILL OIL COMPANY DONUT SHOP
"I" the Hem of Anna" Goon Foons - FOUNTAIN SERVICE
D-X Products COFFEE - DONUTS
Phone 350 Anna, Ill. Anna Illinois
ANNA QUARRIES, Inc.
Producers of High Grade Agricultural Limestone and Crushed Stone
Telephone 314 W Anna, Ill.
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JEAN INSURANCE COMPANY Compliments of
General Insurance YOUR QQ DEALER
Phone 586 Anna, mo ANNA-JONESBORO MOTOR CO.
I WILLIAMS' DRIVE INN
. Malts, Ice Creaixlneasnd Sandwiches
West Chestnut St. Phone 764
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MIDWAY BA RBEQUE ANNQEIQQYICQIRIAL
136 E. Vienna St. Phone 204R Jerome A. Lutz, Prop'
Anna 1 Illinois
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, M ISTRIBUTORS OF PURINA CHOW
Anna., Illinois SAX UPURE AS SNOVVH
Cixi ROMEO FLOUR
PHONE 116 'al FEEDS AND SEEDS
ANNA CAB 8z LINE, Inc.
"For Charter Busses, KELLER MOTOR CO.
See Us" New and Used Cars
TRUMAN KELLER ANNA, ILL.
Don't Neglect Your Children's
Musical Education Visit Your
SPINET PIANOS Dentist
BAND INSTRUMENTS '
Twlce a Year
TAYLOR MUSIC STORE
"The Place of Comfort and Peace"
ALBERTA WILLIS, owner
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ANNA CAFE ENJOY
OPEN 24 HOURS BABY RUTH
DINING ROOM EVERY DAY
Glenn R. Hindman, Owner 'HM YOUNG' Distributor
X , "Flowers for Every Occasion"
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LADIES' NATIONALLY ADVERTISED EMILY,S
READY-T0-WEAR AND ACCESSORIES
ANNA BEAUTY SALON GAMMB SHOE STORE
I felt? Building Fine Footwear
Phone 304 ,ff Anna, Ill. Anna Illinois
No. 5, Anna
No. 17, Anna
No. 8, Jonesboro
HILEMAN SEED STORE
SEEDS I PLANTS O FERTILIZERS
NATIONAL SECURITY CO.
525 TO S500
211 S. Main St. Anna, Ill
ELKINS APPLIANCE SALES
133 W. Vienna St., Anna, Ill.
RADIOS O REFRIGERATORS
53 Gifts of Remembrance
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ROBERT W. BROWN Co nmonn of
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INSURANCE AGENCY .VI WARE STQRLE
"INSURANCE WITH SERVICE" I V . A 0 in St.
Phone 242-W Anna, 111. i - 1 Illinqig
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1v1oCARTY FUNERAL' E E5 1
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EVERYTHING FOR THE SPORTSMAN ' South am Str
A A A Al'I!'l2'VHlinois GALE Exh ' Anna SP one 425 Illin '
WATCHES 0 DIAMONDS 0 SILVER
NORTH'S WATCH SHOP
"Save and Be Satisfied"
114 North Main Anna Phone 731
TREECE AND B AIR
HEATING AND SHEET TAL S-HOP
Winkler Stokers and Oil Burners
Oil and Coal-Fired urnaces
BUILT UP RO FING
Anna, I .
"If It's New, Dotty Has It!"
ANNA FURNITURE EXCHANGE
"WE BUY, SELL on TRADE"
hone 135 Phone 273
UNION COU TY PRESS
RAYBURN ICE, Owner
Every Kind f Job Printing
Office Supplies O Rubber Stamps
LEE BUICK COMPANY
128 West Davie Street
"Better Buy Buick"
BO ON STORE
02 S. Main St.
"WE GIVE AND REDEEM EAGLE STAMPS"
MAL LAMS BROTHERS MARKET
GROCERIES O VEGETABLE O MEAT
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PAINAI' AND WALLPAPER
"Better omes Have IMPERIAL Paper" ANNA CITY BAKERY
Alma, Ill, Anna, Ill.
Ph0IleS 424, 427 Jonesboro, Ill.
FURNITURE O STOVES O RUGS
VENETIAN BLINDS O LUGGAGE
YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER
JOINER FURNITURE STORE
"Complete Home Outfitter"
Buy On Easy Terms PEARL MOTOR Co., Inc.
Opposite Post Office Anna, Ill.
Qfru Compliments of
i Union County Implement Company
' Anna, Illinois
mlTli.:'1tg'?E':lAL Tractors D Water Systems O Orchard
Equipment O Trucks
Norris 8: Son
Rubber Tile-Asphalt and Tile
Phone 416, Jonesboro, Ill.
FOR GUARANTEED' USED CARS
DODGE "We Have 80 in Stock" PLYMOUTH
RALPH GRAY MOTOR CO.
Junction Routes 146 and 51
Ralph Gray, Owner Phones 636 and 98
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COMPLETE NEWSPAPER COVERAGE Q' b V ',.qg,?q,-'
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"STAYS FRESH 3 DAYS LONGER"
E. C. ETHERTON
Murphysboro ' Illinois
SALES O SERVICE O RENTALS O TYPEWRITERS O ADDING MACHINES
Royal Typewriters All Office Furniture
Clary Adgingi Machines R. J. giling CaIlginets'an?i?1pglies
Niagara up ica ors usiness orms an in ers
Dict-a-Wire Dictating Machines CO. All Stationery Items
Most Complete in Southern Illinois
403B S. Illinois Ave A Carbondale, Ill.
Save with Safety WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE
"Everything for the Automobile"
PARKS TIRES, TUBES, BATTERIES and ACCESSORIES
FRANCIS WOESTHAUS, Owner
Anna Illinois 124-6 West Davie Anna, Ill.
HEIGHT S TEXACO SERVICE
Sky and Fire Chief Gasoline I
ANNA DEPARTMENT STORE WILEY'S BOOK STORE
"HOME OF HONEST VALUES" SPORTING GOODS
R. L. Larson, Manager SCHOOL AND OFFICE SUPPLIES
Anna Illinois Alma Illinois
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Member of F. D. I. C.
Phone 500-W Anna, Ill.
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321 South Main Street Arlggriggiinois
Phone 13 '
DRUGS O KODAKS NITE CLUB
SCHOOL BOOKS O SUPPLIES
Phono 406 Jonesboro, Ill. On Routes 51-146
E. A. PETERS at co.
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WHO OWNS ONE Anna Illinois
MATTHEIS GENERAL ELECTRIC JO-AN LAUNDRY SL CLEANERS
Anna -:- Illinois
'ZTHE APPLIANCES Mosfr WOMEN I M j E
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ANNA'S LARGEST AND MOST MODERN
Phone 860 Anna
Myers omg ale gzzeafres
Present the Best in Screen Entertainment
and Appreciate Your Patronage
Dr. O. E. Johnson
Dr. H. B. Shafer
Dr. James F. Wahl
Dr. Don B. Stewart
Dr. Berry V. Rife
Dr. John R. Keith
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