Edwardsville High School - Tiger Yearbook (Edwardsville, IL)
- Class of 1940
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Text from Pages 1 - 150 of the 1940 volume:
•' •EARL BAUGHMAN, Editor
WAYNE COX, Business ManagerBetter preparation (or life is the aim of all schools. If this is accomplished, the time cannot have been wasted.
'm--Center of Athletic and Social LifeTO MOTHER AND DAD, THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1940 DEDICATES THIS ISSUE OF THE TIGER, HOPING THAT IN SOME SMALL WAY IT WILL SHOW OUR APPRECIATION FOR WHAT THEY HAVE DONE FOR US. WE HOPE THAT THEIR SACRIFICES HAVE NOT BEEN MADE IN VAIN.FOREWORD
We represent in the following pages a record of what has taken place at EHS during the past year. We sincerely hope that in years to come you can look back through these pages and see in them a picture of the life we knew here in 1939-40.
ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ACTIVITIES ATHLETICSFirst we present to you the administration, those who have guided us throughout our high school work. Next we give you the graduating class of 1940, who after four years of “study and labor,” graduate into broader fields. After this we picture for you the social life and athletics which have always been such an important part in the life of an EHS student.
BOARD OF EDUCATION
The school board, staying in the background of school affairs, plays an important part in keeping our school on the up-grade. Their duties, although wide and varied, have been performed in a workmanlike way. Among the recent improvements which they have brought about is the paving of the driveway and the finishing of the gym floor. They have also increased the size of the library and next year plan to provide a course in agriculture for those desiring to take it. Everything which they have done has had the idea behind it that it would benefit the students of EHS. For this we are grateful, and we sincerely hope that they will keep up the good work in future years.
Retiring this year after sixteen years of service as a member of the board is Mrs. George Handlon. Having been a teacher in the Edwardsville Public Schools before retiring to private life, she realized better than anyone else the actual problems confronting the students and the instructors. For this reason she has seen many years of service on the Teachers’ Committee and it has been her work on this committee which has been of particular value to the rest of the board members. We sincerely hope that her retirement from tin board will not mean a discontinuance of relations with the school, but that she will continue to work with us.
James L. Reed. President; Clyde Fruit; Mrs. G. A. Handlon. Leonard Schwartz Edward A. Bollmann; A. E. Bayer. Secretary; R. C. CunninghamSuperintendent E. li. Alexander
Principal I). It. Blodgett
Vice-Principal J. J. Love
Dean of Girls Elsie Sloan
Xow completing liis “Junior” year in EHS, Mr. Alexander has become a true member of our “big happy family.” Well liked by the students for his friendly smile and hearty welcome, he has shown everyone what a capable superintendent he really is.
Mr. Blodgett, principal of EHS, has shown during the past year what can be accomplished by a well-organized school system. As president of the Southwestern Conference he has also brought about many improvements in our athletic relations with the rest of the schools.
Mr. Love, assistant to Mr. Blodgett, and also Dean of Boys, lends a hand wherever he is needed. Writing out excuses, conducting sales campaigns for the Athletic Association, and consulting with us about our problems are just a few of his duties. Well liked by all, he plays an important role in EHS activities.
Miss Sloan, Dean of Girls, guides their activities in EHS. Kept busy by classes, directing plays, and writing out excuses, she still finds time to confer with the girls concerning their personal problems.
rn recent years mathematics has come to play an increasingly important part in the life of an individual. For this reason the mathematical department of KHS has been considerably revised. For those desiring only the fundamental principles of math, such as addition and subtraction, practical math and mechanical drawing are offered. For those desiring to go a little farther into the subject, courses in algebra and plane geometry are available. These subjects are taught by Miss Virginia Harris and Mr. William Dragalin. Then, of course, there are other students who desire to major in the mathematical field. For them a broad course in trigonometry, solid geometry, and advanced algebra is offered under the direction of Mr. John Love. This plan of offering mathematics is in keeping with modern educational tendencies and appears to be working much better than the old system.
JOHN J. LOVE
University of Illinois,
B. G.. M. S.
WILLIAM T. DRAGALIN
Bradley Polytechnical Institute, B. S.
VIRGINIA E. HARRIS
Ohio Wesleyan University, B. A. Washington University
Atoms, molecules, electrons, protons, neutrons, microbes, elements, compounds and then you finally wake up and realize what a vast field science really is. You begin to appreciate the work of past scientists and the obstacles which they were forced to overcome before they were able to present their accomplishments to the world.
Few people are able to teach science effectively, compared with the greater number of successful teachers in other fields. EIIS had one of these few in Mr. Berwyn Robinson, who resigned early in January to accept a position at Michigan State University. Although we were sorry to see him go, we were glad to see him get this opportunity which he had earned by his past efforts. He was succeeded, however, by another fine instructor, Mr. Don Lercher, who formerly taught in Farmington, 111.
IS OUR SPECIALTY
A. M. GIBSON
Illinois Wesleyan. B. S. University of Illinois University of Michigan
Western Illinois State Teachers' College. B. E. University of Illinois. M. S.
MacMurray College. A. B. University of Michigan. M. S. University of Wisconsin
Western Illinois State Teachers' College. B. E.
Do you believe in saving the world for democracy? This is just one of the interesting subjects which you are apt to hear discussed when you visit any of the social science classes. Sometimes the arguments become “quite hot” (especially in a certain northeast room), but nevertheless the opinions voiced and the topics discussed are very educational. Many students consider this course the most enlightening and interesting of any offered in High School.
Of special interest this year was the experimental history class conducted by Mr. Wilson. Early in February a program was presented over radio station WTMV by students from this class. This not only was valuable experience to the participants but also showed the modern tendencies in education.
BETTER LIVINQ FOR
Eastern Illinois State Teacher’s College. B. Ed. University of Illinois
Illinois College. A. B. Harvard University. M. A.
P. H. KINSEL University of Illinois Eastern Illinois State Teacher’s College. B. S. Washington University. M. A.
Shurtlef.' College, Ph. B. Northwestern University Denver University Hiff School of Theology. M. A.
Practically everyone realizes how important good English is to the successful person. Many of us, although we realize this fact, do not put it into use as often as we might. To correct this fault is one of the primary aims of the English department. The parts of speech, as well as other fundamental principles, are stressed by Miss Cheek in her Freshman and Sophomore classes. After the student has finished these courses the routine is changed and he receives the background of English literature under the direction of Miss Wood. These three years are required of every student but in his Senior year he is given the choice of taking either public speaking from Miss Jones or American literature from Miss Sloan. Such a method enables a student to get the fundamentals during his first three years and then specialize during his last year.
EVERYONE IS OUR AIM
WILMA J. JONES
Drury College. Springfield. Mo.. A. B. Washington University. M. A.
University of Illinois. A. B. University of Wisconsin. M. A.
University of California
University of Illinois. A. B. University of Missouri, M. A. University of California
ELSIE J. SLOAN
Eastern Illinois State Teachers' College, B. Ed. Washington University. M. A.
Typing, shorthand, bookkeeping, and business law are just a few of the subjects offered by the commercial department. These subjects are offered principally for the students desiring to enter the business world upon graduation from high school or to those who are planning to enter business college. Registration in these courses however is not confined to those having such desires, because modern educators realize the importance of these subjects in fields which seem to be entirely unconnected with the business world.
Commercial subjects are taught by a staff of four teachers. They are Miss Grace Davis, Miss Laurine Pierson, Miss Catherine Hoskins, and Mr. Harold Louderback. This staff has been responsible for the training received by many former students who have now successfully entered the commercial field.
IF YOU’RE ENTERINQ THE
Carbondale Teacher’s College,
Baylor College Bowling Green College of Commerce University of Iowa
HAROLD LOUDZRBACK University of Illinois. B. S. Illinois State Normal University Gregg College. Chicago
Illinois State Normal University Colorado State Teacher’s College Shurtleff College. Alton University of Missouri
GRACE DAVIS Eureka College Illinois State Normal University University of Illinois University of Colorado
As is customary in most high schools, three foreign languages are offered by the language department. These are: French and German, taught by Miss Adams, and Latin, taught by Miss Gewe. This variety of languages gives the student an opportunity to study not only the classics but also to become familiar with languages in common usage around the world. Many students have expressed a desire to study Spanish, the language which is becoming very useful in the commercial world. If this desire is maintained, it is possible that Spanish may be offered within the near future.
COMMERCIAL FIELD, SEE US
Southern Illinois Normal University, B. E. University of Wisconsin. M. A.
Washington University, B. A. University of Colorado. M. A.
The physical education department has two primary aims: first,
to create good sportsmanship among the students, and, second, to
teach them how to make the best possible use of their leisure time. To
do this the program is arranged so that it will interest all types of
students. Kveryone is required to take at least three years of physical
education unless excused by a physician. The course is not required during the Senior year.
The boys’ classes are under the direction of Mr. Smith, who is now completing his fourth year at WHS. The girls’ classes are under the direction of Miss Harlan, who is also the head of the art department.
WE EXCEL IN SPORTSMANSHIP
Illinois State Normal University. B. Ed.
GLENN C. SMITH
University of Missouri. B. S.
Fortunately the science of home making has not been forgotten in the rush of modern times. In fact, KHS has so realized the importance of this subject that plans have already been completed for the enlarging of the department next year. Instead of one instructor, as has been customary in the past, there will be two in charge of cooking, sewing, and home management. One of these teachers will also have charge of the noon lunch which in the past year was handled by an outside interest. I nder this set-up it may also be possible for a course in cooking to be organized for the boys as well as the girls. This was impossible in the past because of the already crowded conditions which existed in the department. With these arrangements KHS should have one of the leading home economics departments of this region.
PRACTICAL TRAININQ IS OUR QOAL
MacMurray College, B. S.
NIGEL VOSS Offlco Secretary
THE CLASS OF ’40
Tn September, 1936, a wonderful thing happened. The Class of 1940 entered EHS. We of that class know that as Freshies we made a few mistakes, but of course we don’t admit it openly. We looked around awhile and EHS looked good to us, so we entered into things with a “bang.” We made a big impression that year (on ourselves).
The Seniors and Juniors were too busy being proud of themselves to notice anything about us except that our class contained some wonderfully beautiful girls.
We stumbled through our Freshman year, learning all we could in classes and outside of them too.
Our Sophomore year we did pretty much the same as all Sophomore classes do. Not that we couldn’t do otherwise, but we didn’t like to let on that we were as precocious as we were.
Our Junior year we blossomed out as upperclassmen with none of the restraints of underclassmen. We successfully produced the Junior Play and we put on a good Junior-Senior banquet. We were also seen more around school and we came to be accepted as somebody of importance.
Now we are up on top. We are the highest form of school life.
To put it into a few words, shall we say, “We are Seniors”? We may be considered snobbish by some underclassmen, but can you blame us if we are a bit proud? We have trod a long and varied path. We have kept our eyes on a goal and we have ventured forth through paths of joy and happiness, through pitfalls and througl. griefs and a bit of worry. But now as our Senior year draws to a close, we look back on a work well done, a scrap-book of pleasant memories, a challenge met, a goal attained. Now we venture forth into life, but we will always remember EHS.
Twenty-ThreeTwenty-FourSENIORS -Top to Bottom
“The miracle woman. A demure head.”
G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 French Club 1. 2 Hiking 1 2 Baseball, 1. 2. 3 Volley Ball 3. 4 Archery 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Newspaper Staff 3, 4 Tiger Ad Staff 4
MARY R. BAST “Mitzi”
“I’d make a good Kate Smith, if only I could sing." Hiking 1. 2 G. A. A. 1 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Glee Club 1. 2 Operetta 1. 2 Hl-Tri 1. 2 Commercial 2. 3
LUETTA LORENE BEKEMEYER “Betsy Lou"
“See my Pontiac?
Can I drive!" Worden High 1. 2. 3
AUGUST BETTMAN “Slick”
“I don't know where l m going, but I'm going.”
Football 2. 3. 4 Basketball 2. 3. 4 Track 1. 3. 4 Cheer Club 2. 3 Student Council 4
EILEEN BRANDT “Eileen"
"It's the tranquil who accomplish much."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Archery 1. 2. 3 Commerce Club 3, 4
Cheer C ub 3
“They'll never get my goat." Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Track 3. 4
CLARENCE BREW “Bill" “Remember me?"
Cheer Club 3 Photography Club 1. 2 Radio Club 3 Operetta 4 Tiger Staff 4
KENNETH CASSENS “Kenny"
“I never walk. Just hop—."
Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Hl-Y 2. 3. 4
Stamp Club 3. 4
Speech Club 3. 4
Tiger Staff 4
Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4
Science Club 1. 2. 3
Latin Club 2
Junior Play 3
Track 2. 3. 4
Boys' Quartet 1, 2, 3, 4 Orchestra 4 Whistler's Club 3 Operetta 1, 2, 3. 4
“There's gold in them thar hills."
Glee Club 2. 3 Track 3
Commercial Club 3
GLADYSMAE BROOKS “Pudgy"
“Her intentions are good."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Glee Club 4 Commerce Club 4 Junior Play 3
MARY CAULK “Corky"
“I’m plumb overcome, my father's a plumber."
G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Volley Ball 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 4 Hi-Tri 4
MARVIN CHRISTMAN “Marv”
“Two dates at a leap!"
Stamp Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Glee Club. 1. 2. 3. 4
French Club 4
Latin Club 2. 3
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Band 1. 2. 3. 4—President
Orchestra 1. 2. 3. 4
Speech Club 1. 2. 3. 1
Tiger Starr 4
Track 3. 4
Hl-Y 2. 3. 4
Whistler's Club 3
ELENORA BARONE “Ola"
“I'll make someone a good wife."
Cheer Club 1, 2. 3 Hi-Tri 4
Senior Campus Leader
MELVIN COLCLASURE “Me."
"Granite’s my meat."
Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Wrestling 3. 4 Track 3. 4
Class Sec'y-Treas.. 4
Elected By Senior Class
“Out of the many." Band 1. 2
Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Wrestling 4
ROBERT COLBERT “Bob"
“I have nothing to say for a change."
Glee Club 1. 2. 4 French Club 2. 3. 4 Science Club 3 Hi-Y 3. 4 Cheer Club 1 Tiger Staff 4 Class President 3 Operetta 1. 2. 1 Band 1. 2. 3 Whistler's Club 3 Assistant Kdltor 4 Ad Staff 4 Sales Staff 4
WENDELL BROWNING “Whimpy"
“You don’t realize my possibilities."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 3. 4 Hi-Y 2. 3. 4 Science Club 2 Stamp Club 1
“Serious of mind, but warm of heart."
Volley Ball 2 Hiking Club 1
G. A. A. 3 Gleo Club 2 Operetta 2
“I could do it twice, whatever it was.”
Operetta 4 Junior Play 3 Radio Club 3 Speech Club 3 Cheer Club 3. 4 Tiger Staff Glee Club 4
DOROTHY BLACK “Dot"
“I got rhythm.”
Volley Ball 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1, 4 Commerce Club 3 G. A. A. 1. 2. 3, 4
LELAND BUCKLEY “Buck"
“Just a rose between two thorns."
Class Vice President 1 Latin Club 1. 2 Speech Club 4 Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4. President 4 Whistler’s Club 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Boys’ Glee Club 2. 3, I French Club 4
“I must get my rest."
Band 1, 2 Cheer Club 2. 3 Football 3
CLARICE MAE BARTELS
“The woman of few words is the best woman of all."
Latin Club 2 Cheer Club 2
“Short and sweet"
Volley Ball 1. 2 Glee Club 2. 3. 4
“When am I to study?"
HI-Trl 2. 3. 4 Football Queen 4 I-atin Club 2. 3 Speech Club 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Tennis 1
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. I Football Maid 3
EILEEN BRAUNDMEIER “Eileen"
“Calm and serene."
Glee Club 4 Hi-Tri 4
Stamp Club 1. 2. 3. 4 New Douglas 1. 3
ROY BUDDHU “Podge"
“Her parents can't see me."
Stamp Club 1. 2, 3 Latin Club. 1. 2 Camera Club 3 Hl-Y 1. 2. 3. 4 Ping Pong Club 1. 2 Speech Club 1, 2 Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. I
WAYNE CLINE “Alonzo"
“Monday comes too soon after Sunday night."
Stamp Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Commerco Club 4 Ping Pong 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Twenty-FiveSENIORS-'Top 10 Bottom
BILL CROCKROFT '•Bill '
“I'm the answer to a Glen Carbon maiden's prayer.”
Cheer Club 1 Commerce Club 3 Speech Club 3 Glee Club 4
"I lovo all the boys and they all love me.”
Hl-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Glee Club 2. 3. 4 Band 1 G. A. A. 1 Tennis 1 Speech Club 4 Commerce Club 4 Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Operetta 2. 4 Hiking 1
"A diamond in the ring of acquaintances.”
HI-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hiking 1. 2 Glee Club 1 Volley Ball 1. 2 Latin Club 1 Band 1. 2 Football Maid 3
MARY LOU FRANCIS “Lovebug”
French Club 1. 2 French Treasure: 2 Football Maid 3. I Basketball 1. 2 Newspaper Staff 3. I Cheer Club 1. 2, 3. 4 Glee Club 1. 2 Hiking Club 2 Bicycle Club 1. 2 Tennis 1. 2. 3. 4 Hl-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Speech Club 3 Baseball 1, 2
"Many a heart she tost around, but never a serious affair.”
Operetta 1 Glee Club 1 Junior Play Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Class Secretary 1 Tennis 1. 2 HI-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 Tiger Ad Staff 4
“The hand that hath made her good, hath made her fair.”
Band 1. 3, 4 Swing Band 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
LOIS CORY “Lois”
“I'm Just a little knit wit.”
Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Speech Club 2. 3. 4 Gleo Club 1. 4 Hl-Tri 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 4
NORENE FREY “Tots”
"It’s rather nice to see my name in print."
HI-Trl I. 2. 3. 4 Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4 OpcrettP. 1, 2. 3, 4 Hiking Club 1 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
“Like the oak of a mountain, deep rooted and firm.”
Wrestling 1. 2. 3. 4
PERCY DAVIS “Whiskers”
“I am destined to become one of the nation's foremost shoemakers.”
Basketball 1. 2. 3 Football 2. 3. I Track Team 1, 2, 3. 1 Tiger Ad Staff 4
“A locomotive in trousers.”
Cheer leader 4 Cheer Club 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2 Football 2
EDNA MAE HARTUNG “Edna”
“A quiet, plump, little lass.” Latin Club 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
VICTOR DREXELIUS “Drex”
“I'm always 'Jerkin — sodas."
Latin Club 1 Science Club I Orchestra 1 Cheer Club 1. 2 Glee Club 4 Operetta 4 Junior Play
RAY FITZPATRICK “Fitz”
Hl-Y 1. 2
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
HARRIET GLAESER “Hetzy”
“Has anybody seen Marguerite?”
Hiking Club 1. 2 Band 1. 2. 3. 4
EDWIN HAYNES “Ed”
"Oh. for a lasting love.”
Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Speech Club 3. I French Club 3 Latin Club 1. 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Student Council 4 Hl-Y 2. 3. 4 Science Club 1. 2 School Paper 4 Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4 Whistler's Club Tiger Sales Staff 4
JEAN DUNN “Jean"
Hl-Tri 2. 3. 4 Glee Club 2. 4 Speech Club 3. 4 Commerce Club 4 Latin Club 2 Tiger Ad Staff I Operetta 2. 4
“Hie mind sees more than ths eyes of other men.” Cheer Club 1. 2 Latin Club 1
“My heart took wings upon tho gale.”
Hiking 1 Hl-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Gleo Club 1. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2, 3. 4 French Club 4 Speech Club 3. 4 Operetta 1. 4 Tennis 1. 2 Latin Club 1 Tiger Ad Staff 4
CLETUS FOEHRKALB “Clet”
“The all-American pitcher?" Cheer Club 2. 3. 4 Science Club 2
MARGUERITE GLAESER “Marguerite”
“Has anybody seen Harriet?”
Hiking Club 1, 2
ELMA HENKE “Elm”
"I know it. but I don't know how to say it."
Glee Club 3. 4 Football Maid 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
EDNA EVANS “Eddie”
“A girl of many moods."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
“But there's more in me than thou understandest”
Commerce Club 4
EVELYN FISCHER “Ev”
“My heart belongs to Jimmie."
Treasurer 2 Latin Club 1. 2 Speech Club 3. 4 HI-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 Operetta 2. 3
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 G. A. A. 3 Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Tennis 1. 2 Archery 2. 3 Tiger Ad Staff I
HENRY FOEHRKALB. JR. “Heinio”
"Ask Fitzpatrick, he'll tell you.”
Stamp Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 1 Cheer Club 2. 3. 4 Science Club 2. 3 Speech Club 4 Operetta 1, 2 Football 2. 3 Whistler's Club 3
“I should havo been born in France.”
Gleo Club 1 French Club 2. 3 Gleo Club 4 Commercial Club 4
ROSE HENRY “Roses”
“Always a cheerful smile."
Hi-Trl 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl Vice President 4 Gleo Club 1 Cheer Club 2. 3 Commerce Chib 4
Senior Cam (jus Leader
HARRIET HENDERSON Tiger Sales Staff 4
“Harriet” French Club 3. 4
“Let's go up to Illinois." German Club 3. 4 Latin Club 2
Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri 2. 3. 4
G. A. A. 2. 3. 4 Student Council 3
Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2
Archery 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
Tennis l Commerce Club I
Speech Club 3. 4 Newspaper Staff I
Elected By Senior Class
FRED FELDWORTH “Fritz"
Twenty-SevenTwenty-EightSTANLEY HITTNER "Stan"
"I drive the Poag gals wild."
Track 1, 2 Wrestling 1, 4 Model Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Science Club 1. 2 Cheer Club 1. 2
LEE HUDSON "Lee"
"I’m Just an old grease monkey."
Hl-Y 1, 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Latin Club 1. 2 Student Council 2
JOHN JAROS "Johann"
"I’m too crazy for my own good."
MARIAN JENNINGS "Jennings"
"Quiet and unassuming."
Hl-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 3 Commerce Club 4 Glee Club 3, 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Speech Club 4 Archery 2
VIRGINIA KOENIG "Ginny"
"She needs no eulogy, sh? speaks for herself.”
Volley Ball 1 Glee Club 3. 4 Operetta 4 Latin Club 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
HELEN LANDA "A quiet mind ic richer than a crown."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
JOHN HERMAN "Herman"
"I started dating last year. Freshy."
Stamp Club 1 Science Club 1. 4 Model Club 3. 4 Radio Club 3
FRANK KOLESA "Frank"
"Oh yes. I’m an ‘E’ man."
Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Science Club 4 Wrestling 3
SENIORS- — Top to Bottom
JOE LANDA MARIAN KREJCI
"1 might surprise you." "Silence speaks of power." Commercial Club 4
Football 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 THORNTON LANE
HARRIET RUTH "Study or not study, the
HILDENSTEIN world goes on.”
VHattie" Wrestling 4
“Giggling makes the world
go around." HELEN HOLDER
Gleo Club 1. 2. 4 Latin Club 1, 2 "Why leave now?"
Speech Club 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 MARGARET INGRAM
Commerce Club 3, 4 "Marky”
Operetta 1. 2, 4 "I’m the athletic type."
O u u G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4
Hiking Club 1 Volley Ball 1. 2. 3. 4
Tennis 1 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4
Archery 1. 2 Junior Play 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
Tiger Ad Staff 4 Commerce Club 3
Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3. 4 Hi-Tri 4
Senior Campus Leader
EARL BAUGHMAN Class President 2
"Butch" Latin Club 1. 2 Student Council 3. 4
"Women arc the pastime of Tiger Kditor 4
the idle." Ping Pong Club 1. 2
Hi-Y 1, 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Tennis 1, 2
Elected By Senior Class
CHARLES KOVARIK “Charlie"
"Me and my Modjl A."
Model Club 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Hl-Y 4
"Good naturo and good must ever Join.”
Collinsville High 1. 2 Cheer Club 3 .. Hl-Trt 1. 2
Newspaper Staff 4
"A pleasant companion."
PEGGY JONES "Peg"
"Let the young have their fling."
Latin Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Speech Club 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Commerce Club 4 Hl-Trl 4
MARGARET JARRETT "Marg" "Everything is so puzzling."
Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Baseball 1. 2. 3 Tennis 2 Speech Club 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
WARREN K ERCKHCFF "Kerk”
"A combination of fun and gravity."
Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Hi-Y 2 Basketball 3 Football 1
Sec.-Treas. Junior Class Tiger Staff Committee 4 Science Club 1
MARCELLA KREUTZBERG "Marky"
"Earth’s noblest thing, a woman perfected.”
Marine High 1. 2 Worden High 3 Football Maid 4
"One could never accuse her of boisterousness."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
MARGARET HONCHAK "Marg"
"I'm fleet an a gazelle."
Commerce Club 4 Glee Club 1. 2
RALPH IRVIN "Ace"
"I get results."
Granite 1. 2 Tennin 4 Football 4 Hl-Y 4 Tiger Staff 4 Class President 4 Basketball 3 French Club 3
BESSIE JENKINS "Bess"
"Havo you seen Peggy?"
EVELYN KLAUS "Evelyn"
"You haven’t heard from mo yet.”
Alhambra High School 1. 2. 3
FLORENCE KRTICKA "Bebe”
"She did nothing in particular, but did it well."
Basketball 1. 2. 4 Volley Ball 1, 2 G. A. A. 1. 2. 4 Commerce Club 3 Cheer Club 1, 2. 3
VIRGINIA LEE "Ginger"
"When there is nothing else to do nights. I study."
Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Cheer Club 2. 3, 4 Tiger Staff 4
Twenty-NineThirtySENIORS —Top to Bottom
EDNA MEIKAMP "Edna”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 1 Hl-Tri 4
VERA MEYER "Weary”
"His wardrobe is on a partnership.”
Cleveland High 1. 2 Cheer Club 3. I Junior Play 3 Senior Play I
PAUL MUELLER "Poodle”
"They all knew me at Alhambra.”
Alhambra High 1, 2. 3 Sclenco Club 4 Student Council 4
DEVERE NEUTZLING "Devere”
OLIN O. OSTENDORF "Olio”
Alhambra High 1. 2. 3 Band 1 Operetta 4 Gleo Club
ROBERTA RUTZ "Birdie”
"A maid in despair.”
Band 1. 2 Glee Club 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. I Baseball 1. 2 Hi-Trl 3. 4
"Only one more to carry on ths good work.”
"Seen, but seldom heard."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Hi-Trl 4
Commerce Club 4 Maid of Honor 4
LEROY SCHEIBAL "Schib”
"A country swain.” Glee Club I. 2. 3
"Havo you seen my baby carriage?”
G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hl-Tri 1. 2. 3 Basketball 1. 2. 3 Baseball 1. 2. 3 Hiking 1. 2 Gleo Club Student Council 2
HAZEL POOS "Hazel”
"Thoso bewitching eyes.”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
MARGARET NORD "Marge”
"You should sec me Jitterbug at Long Lake.”
Latin Club 2 G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl 1. 2. 3, 4 Commerce Club 3. 4 Stamp Club 2. 3 Archery 3 Volley Ball 2. 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hiking Club 1. 2 Gleo Club 2 Operetta 2
EUGENE PANCHER "Gene”
"Just a flat tire." Commerco Club 1
MARY ELLEN ROSINOS "Rosie”
"I’m going to be a club woman.”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Hi-Trl 2. 3. 4 Stamp Club 3. 4 Latin Club 2 French Club 3
Senior Campus Leader
LAURA ELIZABETH Latin Club 1. 2
CROSSMAN French Club 3. 4
"Liz” Speech Club 3
"1 arrived here for a Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
purpose.” Class Vice President 3
Hi-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 Tiger Staff 4
Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4 Hl-Tri President 4
Archery 2. 3 G. A. A. 2. 3
Elected By Senior Class
ELIZABETH ANN SCHIERBAUM
"What’s 4-H stand for?”
Band 1. I. 3. 4
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Hi-Trl President 4 German Club 4 Speech Club 4 Science Club 4 Latin Club 1
Tennis 1. 2
WAYNE METZGER "Metz”
"Where am I to linger?”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Football 2. 3. 4
Latin Club 2
Track 3. 4 Tiger Staff 4
DORIS MEYER "Doris”
“Oh, for an interne.” Worden High 1. 2. 3
EDWARD MOORE "Eddie”
"The all-American.” Hl-Y 1
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
DOLORES MUZIK "Do”
"A buxom Jitterbug.” Baseball 1. 2 Volley Ball I Glee Club 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl 2. 3. 4
IRENE OPEL "Shorty"
"A trus love gone wrong.”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Gleo Club 1, 2. 4 Commerco Club 4
FERN REID "Fern”
"Alwayc a fresh beau.”
Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 4
LEE SCHLEMER "Buzz”
"I’m not versed in the science of love.”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. I Glee Club 2 Science Club 4 Latin Club 1
"Doesn’t anyone know me?” Hi-Trl 4
Commerce Club 4 Football Maid 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
MARY JANE MOTTAR "Jane”
"Keep the home fires burning."
Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3, 4 Science Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Glee Club I Operetta 4
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Student Council 3
SHIRLEY MARIE NEUENSCH WANDER "Shirley”
"Many a man is conquered by her.”
G. A. A. 1, 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hiking 1. 2 Volley Ball 3. 4 French Club 1. 2 Junior Play 3
"Soon to be a Mrs.”
Glee Club 1. 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
JOHN RISHEL "John”
"Oh. Johnny, don’t!”
Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4 Science Club 1. 2 Tiger Staff 4 Junior Play Cheer Club 4
LEO SCHMIDT "Pete”
"Quiet and unassuming?”
Stamp Club 1. 2. 4 Commerce Club 4 Speech Club 4 Cheer Club 1, 2, 3. 4 Ping Pong Club 2
Thirty-OneThirty-TwoSENIORS Top to Bottom
"It’s Just me."
•Hiking Club 1 Chec. Club 1. 2. 3
CAROL LOUISE SOEHLKE
"I would be friends with you."
Hiking Club 1 Hi-Tri 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Glee Club 1 G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Volley Ball 3
HENRY H. SPERANDIO "Herb"
"There's Leslie left."
Stamp Club 2, 3. 4. 5 Band 3. 4, 5 Orchestra 1 Glee Club 1. 4 Operetta 1. 4 Science Club 1. 2 Cheer Club 1. 2 Latin Club 1. 2 French Club 2. 3 Wrestling 3. 4 Newspaper Staff 4 Tiger Staff 4 Junior Play 3
ROMAN STOLCIC. "Stix"
"Neglected by the gentler sex."
Cheer Club 1. 2 Track 3 Football 3
JEAN SUFFOLK "Scatterbrain"
"How’s every little thing?"
Operetta 1 Glee Club 1 French Club 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Science Club 3. 4 Hiking Club 1 Speech Club 4 Hi-Tri 1. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club Committee 1 Palo Alto High 2 Lakewood High 2
"The girls ‘treat’ me."
Wrestling 2. 3 Football 3
RALPH WILLIAM SCHMIDT
"There aren’t enough sane people in the U. S. t'- tnko caro of tho insane."
Granite City 1. 2. 3 Wrestling 4
MARY ANN TALICK "Shrimp" "Always out for a good time."
Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Glee Club 2. 3 Cheer Club 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri 4
LESTER TROECKLER "Rusty"
"Pardon, what was that?"
Stamp Club 1 Student Council 1 Scienco Club 1 Cheer Club 4
DONALD SCHNEIDER "Don"
Model Club 2. 3. 4 Scienco Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Stamp Club 1 Ping Pong Club 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
"A permanent wave
Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Science Club 1. 2. 3 Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 4 Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4
FRANK VANZO "Frank"
"Yeah boy. that’s me.” Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Junior Play 3 School Truck 2, 3. I
LILLIE SCHNEIDER "Shanghai"
"Get away. man. get away."
New Douglas High 1. 2. 3 Band 4 Hi-Tri 4
COLEMAN STONE "Coleman”
"Blushes are tho badge of inexperience."
Cheer Club 1. 2
OLIVE THOMAS "Shorty"
"A maiden fair." Cheer Club 1. 2, 3 Hi-Tri 4
EVELYN VIERE "Evelyn"
"Her wayr. arc of pleasantness."
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri '
Commerce Club 4
MARY ELLEN SIMONS "Mary”
"That captivatin’ smile." Hiking Club 1, 2 French Club 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Volley Ball 4 Archery 4 G. A. A. 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Football Maid 3. 1 Orchestra 1 Newspaper Staff 4
"A modern Solomon." Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Speech Club 4 Operetta 4 Glee Club 4
KIRK STAFFORD. JR.
"Success comes ‘in cans,’ my yard’s full of ’em."
Hi-Y 3. 4
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Camera Club 3. 4 Speech Club 3. 4 Tiger StafT 4 Newspaper Staff 4 Athletic Manager 3. 4 French Club 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Basketball 2
CHARLES R. SUCHY "Fatsc"
"A man’s a man." Cheer Club 1 Latin Club 1. 2. 3. 4 Football 3. 4
Stamp Club 1. 2
ERNEST TOSOVSKY "Ernie"
"I drove the little girl wild." Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
Senior Campus Leader
V AYNE COX Class President 1
"W. B." Cheer Club 1, 2 Latin Club 1. 2. 3
"My mother calls me Hl-Y 3
Waynie." Tiger Business Manager 4
Elected By Senior Class
DUANE VOLZ "Duane"
"Avaunt thee, woman!"
Stamp Club 1. 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Commerce Club 1 Radio Club 3
"Why walk when you can ride?"
Granite High 1 Hi-Tri 3
Cheer Club 2. 3. 4 Newspaper Editor
LORENE JANICE SOEHLKE
"Where duty leads. I follow."
Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Hiking Club 1 Hi-Tri 1. 3. 4 Volley Ball 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1 G. A. A. 2. 3. 4 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3, 4 Orchestra 1 Basketball 1. 2. 3 Tiger Sales Staff 4 Tiger Tales Business Manager 4
ELIZABETH STELZRI EDE "Betts"
"Just a hunk of good nature."
Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4 French Club 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Speech Club 4 Junior Play Operetta 1. 2. 3. 4 Basketball 3 Cheer Club 1, 2 G. A. A. 2 Hl-Trl 1. 2, 3. 4
RUTH SUESSEN "Ruthie" "Introducing my brother."
Latin Club 1. 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri Treasurer 4 Basketball 3. 4 Commerce Club 4 G. A. A. 4
WAYNE WALTER "Junior"
"He has a mind of his own."
Cheer Club 1. 2 Stamp Club 1. 2. 3 Commerce Club 3
Thirty-ThreeWith This Page We Complete The Presentation Of The 1940 Qractuating Class.
Thirty-FourSENIORS —Top to Bottom
RICHARD GERDT ••Dick”
“I’m 'knew' around here.”
Hadley. St. Louis 1 Roosevelt. St. Louis 2. 3
HUBERT WETZEL “Hubie”
“From the table of memories, I’ll wipe all books.”
Alhambra High 1. 2. 3
Gleo Club 4
Commerce Club 4
Speech Club 4
DOROTHY WEHNER “Dottie”
“One tongue is sufficient for one woman.”
Commerce Club 3. 4 Hi-Tri 4 Cheer Club 2. 3 Orchestra 2
LAWRENCE WEBER ••Weber”
“Wait—you'll hear from mo yet.”
Alhambra High 1. 2. 3 Model Club 4 Science Club 4
“Silence if. the most perfect herald of Joy.”
Operetta 1 Gleo Club 1 Commorco Club 4
HAZEL LANGWISCH “Blondic”
“Wait a minute. I forgot my gum.”
Cheer Club 1. 2 Archery 1 Volley Ball 1 Commerce Club 3, 4 Stamp Club 4
RUSSELL OETTEL “Russ”
“Will tho Freshmen ever grow up?”
Science Club 2 French Club 2 Stamp Club I
ELSIE MARIE WIEMERS “Elsie"
“Who spoke no slander, nor listened to it.”
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Hi-Tri 4
FLOYD MACKE “Red”
••Pretty, laughing, bouncing boy. mother’s pet and father’s Joy.”
WINIFRED SHASHEK “Winnie”
“Gentlo at heart.”
DAVID YATES “Adrian"
“I’m not a platinum blond.”
Stamp Club 1 Latin Club I Cheer Club 1. Z 3 Track 3
Student CouncH 2. 4
OLIN WEBER “Pedad”
“I’m never busy."
Worden High 1. 2. 3
Senior Campus Leader
MARY ELLEN ROWEKAMP
“Oh. for tho big. burly type.”
Latin Club 1 Commerce Club 4 Science Club 4 Hi-Tri 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl Treasurer 4
Student Council 2. 3. 4
Student Council President
Operetta 1. 2, 4
Junior Play 3
Gleo Club 1. 2. 3. 4
Cheer Club 1. 2. 3
Sophomore Vice President
Speech Club 4
Tiger Staff 4
Tiger Tales Society Editor
ROY SLEMER “Brushhog”
“If only more women knew me.”
Band 2. 3 4 Science Club 2. 3
DORRENCF. WILK1SON “Wilk"
“I packard punch.”
Class Vice President Track 2. 3. 4 French Club 3. 4 Commerce Club 4
EDWIN ZIKA “Zeke”
"My clan ic always last.”
Cheer Club 1. 2 Glee Club 3
GENEVA MARGARET WEIDNER
“Not only good, but good for something.”
Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Orchestra 1. 2 Glee Club 1 Operetta 1
Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Volley Ball 1. 2. 3. 4 Archery 2
G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Trl Council Secretary 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3 Science Club 4
Seniors Without Pictures
EARL LEITNER “Earl”
“I havo attained a high degree of efficiency.”
LOUISE SCHUETTE “Louise”
“I’m from Alhambra.”
VIRGIL ABEL “Squirt”
“I am not seen, but I’ve conquered.”
Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Track 1. 2. 3. 4 Tennis 1, 2, 3. 4
EDWARD TIPTON “Ed”
"Tinkle, tinkle, little Belleville.”
Belleville High 1. 2. 3
ARTHUR DEES “Art”
“He’s a wits peddler.”
Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Track 1. 2. 3 Cheer Club 1. 2. 3. 4
CLETUS KENNEDY “Clet”
“I’m here for no good purpose.”
ORVILLE COOPER “Orville”
Bethalto 1. 2. 3 Band 4
WILLIAM LEITNER “Bill”
“With my wondrous words I would movo tho world.”
GERALD KLINGEL “Ace”
“I’m still here.”
Band 1. 2
FLORENCE HEINEMEIER “Florence”
“99 44 100% pure." Alhambra High 1. 2. 3
JOE CRANE “Joe”
“Killer Crane, they used to call me.”
LOGAN BAYER “Champ"
“I don't believe in the theory of evolution.”
Basketball 1 Cheer Club 1. 2 Wrestling 1. 2. 3. 4 Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1
In September, 1937, a miracle entered EHS. That miracle was the Class of Ml. It is a miracle that any group of people as wonderful as we of this class could be crowded into one building.
We started out unusually well; nobody was caught on any of the usual gags (those Seniors claim we did, but what is their word against ours?) After getting such a good start, we soon made ourselves at home in Edwardsville High’s big happy family.
As Sophomores we got ourselves into and out of many jams, particularly at the Frosh-Soph party. We also had many of our class on the honor roll each six weeks and some of us were on the teams in sports and active in clubs.
Xow at the present time we feel just as proud of ourselves as when that miracle entered the sacred halls of learning, that magnificent edifice of education, Edwardsville High School. We are still the top class out here (the Seniors, or stuck-ups, say they are best, but of course, we know that they are wrong).
Next year EHS loses us. When we are gone it must struggle on without the Class of ’41 to help it (poor EHS)..................
Don’t tell us, we know. That won’t be a struggle, that will be just a bubble on the quiet waters.
Barnett. Adamick. Burgdorf, Brumltt, Baird. Aylward. Brown. Bristow. Bassett. Bayer. Blase. Braasch.
Bryant. Carnahan. Bohm. Brew. Bishop. Bast. Jones. C. Cooper. Cottrell. W. Cooper. Brase Farmer. Douglas. Gemoules. Diver. Feryanitz, Wood. Heinrich. Etzkorn. Gehring. Heepke. Gent. Daum, Edwards. Graham. Foehrkalb. Falfer. Doeller. Glus. Erspamer. Holloway. Hildensteln. Frey. Gillig.
Graham. Grosenheider. A. Eberhart Kline. Jellen, Koenig. Joseph. Leonard. Martin, Krejci. Mateyka. Little. Kayser, G. Lautner, Knowles, Knecht, M. Lautner. Lee. Kurman, Krome, Hopcroft. Hurst. Losch. Klaustermeier. Lingner. Johnson.
Kuethe. Hubach. McMIchael. Iberg. Holder Owens Nemn’ch Schafer. A. Meikamp. Moran. Menoni. Neuenschwander. Mullane. Sasek. Nilsson. Pitonak, ‘ Kane. Stevens. Parker. Richards. Phillips. Spengel. Neal. Measki. Perry. Plzzini. Reiter.
Roberts. E. Meikamp. Piper
September, 1938. Mark that date. It’s an important one, at least we Sophomores think so. In case you don’t remember, that is when the wonderful Class of ’42 entered EHS. As Freshmen we made the usual blunders that all Freshmen make. However, we made them in an unusual manner, because we are an unusual class.
After exploring the building the first week, we entered into school life in a big way.
We met the enemy (our Freshman year) on the battlefield (EHS) and after a struggle lasting nine months we emerged victorious.
We then rested for three months and engaged in our next major battle. We started it with vim and vigor and although it took another nine months’ siege, we had victory sewed up tightly in the proverbial bag after the first few days. After all, with a class like ours, that was the only possible outcome.
The battle consisted of a series of encounters in class, clubs, athletic events, and parties, where we easily showed the other classes that they could not out-study, out-yell, out-play, or out-dance us.
Having been assured of our victory in our Sophomore year, we feel confident that we can enter into the next two years and win those battles more easilv than the last two, and then enter into the next battle, the battle of life, and come out with victory clutched tightly in our hands, because we are an unusual class.
JUDY KUBICEK President
Thirty-EightDaech. Blegert. Cunningham. Deppe. Baker. Ackerman. Bergschneider. Eaten, Coakley. Eads Dannenberg, Crocker. Dye. Bartels. Ammann. Eaton. Bode. Cheney Beck. Belshaw. Berger, Allen. Catalano
Evanik. Erspamer. W. Eberhart. Francis. Fletcher. Fischer. Fuoco. Fagan. Eberhart.
Eihausen. Grebel. Gaynor. Going. Gardner Eickman. Gleseking. Hanvey. Gildersleeve. Greenwood, FriedhofT. Fink, George Erlich. R. Long. Graham. Hamel, Grosenheider
Huser. Jaros. Holt. R. Hentz, Kleuter. Homann. Jones. Kolesa. Hogue. Huelskamp. Hoppe.
B. Hentz. Kahtz. Jones, Henry. Huse. L. Real King. Klenke. Hlse. Jahn, Harrell. Kershaw. Kasslng. K. Kesl. Johnson Jacob. Harmening. Harraman. Klausing. Howerton. Hoch
Mateyka. Langwlsch. Love. McDermott. A. Lautner. Long. Meyer. Lankford. Lawyer Kovarlk. Ladd. Kublcek. Lange. Menonl. Meier. N. Meyer. L. Meyer. McCreaken. Miller. L.
Mateyka. Modene. Lozier
Thirty-NineRingerlng, V. Rohrkaste, Ottwcll, Morris, Pendrocky, W. Rohrkaste. Purtle, Morrison, Moore, Moran, Richards. Orman, Pfeiffer. Olive, N. Phillips. Reed B. Rohrkaste. Nix. Norris. Neudecker. Plumb, Poll, Reid. Robinette Munzert, Rlzzoll. Morgan, Huggins
Schlueter, Shashek. Schreier, H. Stolte. C. Stolte Schafer. Sprague. Snajd.1, Stolze, J. Schlemer. Southard. B. Schmidt K. Rosenthal. Rozum, Stewart, Starkey L. Rosenthal, Scheldrup, V. Schmidt, R. Schmidt. H. Schmidt. F. Schmidt. Stille, Schaburg,
Stelzriede, Sickl ert. Slemmer I). Schoenleber, Schoenleber, W. Rozum
Werner. Winte. Utechtt. Woods Turner. Vleth. Wolf, Wendel, Strahan, Wille, Ukena. B. Vieth. Jenkins. Trent, Weaver. Thatcher Votrain, Wilhelm. Williams. Stullkcn. Take. Wynn. Sullivan. Welch. Tosh. Werner.
Straube, Turner. Walter. Yenne
“Please, Mr. Senior, that Sophomore there told me that tin elevator would take me to the third floor, but 1 can’t find it.” Did you hear the plaintive note in our wee-tiny voices as we innocently tried to find out what’s where and why about dear old KHS? Maybe it did take us a while to find out where to go, but we did. Most of us have learned by now that high school students .just don’t run in the halls.
After a period of adjustment from life in Junior High, we soon found many activities open to us and into these we plunged headlong to find that high school has more possibilities than appeared the first two weeks of our new life.
Aside from the various clubs, assemblies, lyceums, and athletic events, we took our first whirl at school parties when the Halloween party rolled around. Maybe we did tread on our partners’ toes instead of the beautiful gym floor, but after all it was our first school party. However, we practiced at tin matinee dances and when the Freshman-Sophomore party rolled around we had gotten past the point where it was appropriate for us to say, “Will you please lend me your frame for this struggle?” and could nonchalantly say, “(’ome on, worm, let’s wiggle.”
All in all, we may have our drawbacks, but look at the upperclassmen. They were all Freshmen once. If they can improve that much, we can too. So with no apologies we say, “Give us time.”
JEWELL NILSSON. President
FAYE FRICKENSTEIN. Vice-President
HAROLD BARTELS. Secretary-Treasurer
Forty-OneH. Bartels, Brandt, Bauer, Becker E. Bartels, Burian. Blume. Bekemeyer, Black, Bartlett Bangert, Bensa. M. Arth, Barth, Buhrmester, Brockman Brldwell, Burle, Bayer. Caldwell, Brunworth, M. Bryant. D. Bryant Cagle. Butcher. Balke. M. Bast. Braasch, Augsburger, Bardelmeler. Baker Brower. Chlldres, Aksamlt, E. Arth
George. Godfrey, Harris. M. Foehrkalb. Harbry, Huelskamp, Hensley, Jackson. Heepke. Hogue. Holt. Jarrett, Howard, Hosto, Homann, Gemoules. Hlldensteln, Hllla, Henke Hanser, Hilla. Frickenstein, Green, Foehrkalb. Hommert, Hubach. Goddard Goodnick. Gerllng, Huenemeler, Henry, Henke. Gius
Filers, Eberhart, Schmidt. Dlerkes. Colgate, Davis. Determann. Enos. Dawson. Durham.
Meyer. Eads. Engelke, Engelke Christy, Daniels. Cooper, Edwards. Fensterman, Cooper, Colbert. Fletcher. Crowder.
Durham. Finke, Erspamcr, Duvall
Forty-TwoA. Nlschwitz, L. Moore. Schlemer. R. Schmidt. Reed. Merkel
Scheibal. R. Moore. V. Meyer. Reiter. M. Meyer
Ohm. Meyers. Odell. Schoettle
Schaake, E. Schmidt. Menk, Ostendorf. Pitonak, Poydack
Modene. Roessel. Nilsson. L. Perry. Piazzi. E. Meyer. I. Metzger. Poos. Monical. Rahn
Reynolds. R. Perry. Pike, R. Metzger. Piper. V. Nischwitz
Leichsenring, D. Killen. Long. Llndbeck. Massey. McDonald. Klaustermeier. Kniser, Kidd. Lutes. Lan-terman. Kennecke, Leitner, Lischmann, Lange
Jereb, Kesl. A. Kennedy. Luksan. H. Kennedy. Ma-teyka. Kellerman. Me Michael, Massa. Knecht, Mayberry. Lee
Suhre. Taake. Williams, White, Williams. Theuer, Stahlhut. Tencick. Schulze. Shafer. Wheat. E. Stahlhut. Voyles
G. Stahlhut, Weidner, B. Stahlhut. Somerlad. Sturgeon. Stack. Stermon, Reynolds
Sedlacek, Shilatto. Sper-andio. Zaruba. Schon. Taake
Zika. Davenport. Hicks. Stewart. Bircher, Soehlke. Braden. Kershaw
Talick. Baerlein. McCracken. Blumberg. Cox. Parrish. Durham. Bowman
Utechtt. Lischmann. Patton, Shafer. Owens. Ahrens, Rogers. Melkamp
Melkamp. Robinson, Trares. Rogers. Macdonald. Springer, Grosenheiner, Levora
Forty-ThreeTo most Students the activities are the chief pleasure of school life. Included in these activities are the various clubs, organizations, plays and publications all of which are sponsored by the various departments. These memorable activities are recorded in following pages................
Forty-FourACTIVITIESHlttner, Nemnlch, Hubach. Mr. Dragalin Herman. McMichael. Meyers. Schneider. Martin. Wetzel Gerlfng, Fletcher, Huenemeier. Henry. Taake. Erspamer. Brockman
Baughman, Schlueter, Mateyka. Merkle, Yates, Baker, Mr.
Rowekamp, Pizzini. Brew Henke, Volz, Wolf, Bettman, Gent. Kesl. Norris,
Blodgett. Leitner. Kubicek. Francis
MODEL CLUB STUDENT COUNCIL
Medill Hubach - - Secretary-Pleasurei Mr. Dragalin - -- -- Sponsor
Mary Ellen Rowekamp---------President
Mr. Blodgett ------------------Adviser
Forty-SevenNilsson, Morgan, Soehlke, Jennings, Colbert. Jones, Gent, Plumb. Wood. Aylward. Greenwood. Davis. Kublcek. Stewart. Norris. Schneider. Sperandio. Starkey. Foehrkalb. Rosenthal. Kahtz. Winte. Christman. Starkey. Huggins. Stafford. Cassens. Buckley. Lankford. Bergschneider.
Meyer. Miss Jones. Mateyka. Schmidt Caldwell. Schmidt. Neudecker, Kovarik. Ladd. Kesl, Stahlhut, Stahlhut, Erspamer. Nischwitz. Goddard. Leitner. Harrell, Kershaw. Schmidt. Gilllg Johnson. D. Fink. George. Schmidt, Trent, Rosinos, Suffolk. Cory. Dunn Henderson. Stelzriede, Jarrett, Eberhart, Schierbaum. Pizzini, Fischer. Giese, M. Fink.
Hurst. Hopcroft, Barnett. Augsburger
Godfrey. Colbert. George. Stewart. Mottar, Burroughs. Hopcroft. Gildersleeve, Morgan. Davis. Cassens. Wood. Martin Fischer. Suffolk. Barnett. Huggins. Christman. Leonard. Stevens
Donna Beroschn eider - - - President
Jean Godfrey - -Kvelyn Fischer - -Mr. Henderson - -
- - Treasurer
- - - Sponsor
Forty-EightVolz. Colbert. Parker, Stevens. Leonard. Mateyka. Starkey. Brasc, Mr. Love Richards. Cassens. Gent, Christman. Wood. Buckley. Stafford. Burroughs, Aylward.
Wetzel. Martin. Kahtz
K. Shafer. Plzzinl. Schmidt, Weidner. Henry. Wayne. Crossman. Rowekamp.
Schierbaum. Eberhart. Simons Miss Hoskins. Kubicek. Stewart. Harrell. Schmidt. Lons. Aksamit. Colbert. Miss Pierson
Kirk Stafford ----- Vice-President Bill Martin --------- Secretary
Mary Ellen Rowekamp---------Treasurer
Miss Pierson, Miss Hoskins - - Sponsors
Forty-NineTrent, Howerton, Wflklson, Stafford, Parker, Suffolk, Miss Adams. Fink, Buckley,
Piper, Goddard. Nlschwitz Schaefer. Morris, Eberhart. Love, Stelzriede, Roslnos, Henderson, Schmidt. Francis, Davis,
Colbert, Christman, Sperandio, Snadjr, Oettel
Sperandio, Hecpke. AuKsburKer, Hosto, Miss Adams, Kayser, Barth, Hildenstein. Gehner. Henderson. Schierbaum, Sprinner. Wayne
IIahriet Henderson ----- President
Carl I Teepee........- President
Betty ScuiKnnw m -Sec nd a ry-T rea s u re r Miss Adams...............Sponsor
FiftyBardelmeier, Stewart. Brockmeier, Fagan. Gieseklng. Colgate, Rosenthal, Rizzoli.
Seaton. Allen. Ohm Bonham. Frledhoff, Lee. Stullken, Glldersleeve. Mateyka. Jones, Jenkins Poos. Schmidt, Coakley. Pizzinl. Hubach. Williams. Bryant. Gaertner, Brunworth. Leitner, Caldwell. Weidner, Nilsson. Durham. Scheibal Dye. Frey. Holloway, Thatcher. Wynne, Bohm. Dierkes, Bartlett. Stullken. Cheney. George. Lanterman. Springer. Hlldenstein, Pfeiffer, Miss Gewe Aksamit. Long. Neal, Kubicek, Daniels. Brower. Frickenstein, Meyer. Hartung. Koenig, Scheldrup. McMichael, Lindbeck. Kellermann. Metzger
Seaton. Erspamer. Piazzi. Jennings. Blase. Jones, Eaton. L. Meyer. Krejci, Vlere. Lautner, Cory. Fischer, Hlldenstein, Dunn. Eberhart. Rowekamp. Suessen. Opel. Stelzriede.
Reid. Wehner. Feld worth. Miss Pierson Howerton, Phillips. Spengel. Erspamer, Brandt. Brooks. Gonezeski Volz. Wetzel. Heinrich, Schmidt. Cline, Starkey
LATIN CLUB COMMERCE CLUB
Irene Frey..............First Consul
Ellen IIildenstein-----Second Consul
Jack Allen.....................Sc riba
Darrell Starkey - - - - Vice-President
Betty Stelzriede--------- - Treasurer
Miss Pierson - - - -.........Sponsor
Stewart. Starkey. E. Hildenstein. Taake. Mateyka, L. Meyer. Weldner. Brunworth. Kahtz.
Belshaw, Ostendorf. Gillig, I). Schmidt. Stahlhut. Stullken, N. Meyer. Opel Wayne. Crossman. Mottar. Kubicek, Norris. L. Reiter. Huggins. Wetzel. Richards. Burroughs, Gerllng, Blase. Rowekamp, Fink. Dunn. V. Schmidt Stelzriede. Thatcher, Frey. F. Hildenstein. Sperandio, Augsburger. Gent. Colbert. Ch-lstman. Buckley. Haynes, Drexelius. Behrendt. Koenig. F. Schmidt. Colbert. Henderson. Rahn
Vieth. Braundmeier. H. Hildenstein. Eberhart. Pizzini. Johnson. Wood. Wolf. Bartels. Soehlke. Rishel. Theuer, Hcepke, Suessen, Barnett. Fischer. Cory, Shannon
Stelzriede. Steward, Starkey, E. Hildenstein, Taake. Mateyka. Fink. Dunn, Brunworth. Schmidt. Weldner. V. Schmidt. Stullken. N. Meyer. Opel. Stahlhut. Aksamit
Wayne. Crossman. Mottar. Kubicek. Norris. Ladd. Gillig. D. Schmidt, F. Schmidt. Dannenberg. Blase. Barnett. Fischer. Cory. Gehner. W. Engelke. Dierkes. Sullivan. Slckbert
H. Hildenstein. Eberhart. Thatcher. Pizzini. N. Frey. B. George, E. Hildenstein. Bonham.
Gonezeski, Behrendt. Koenig. Henke. Jennings. Miller. Cagle. B. J. Fletcher. Hoch. Vieth. Braundmeier. Long. Trent. Johnson. Godfrey. L. Meyer. Brooks. Hubach. Ostendorf. Arth. Fochrkalb. Fricker.stein. Metzger. Kellerman. R. Metzger. Rahn.
Henderson. Rowekamp. Colbert
QIRLS' QL EE CLUB
The total membership of tin Glee Clubs this year was about 130. This included the girls’ section, which met twice a week on Monday and W ednesday, the boys’ section, which met on Tuesday and Thursday, and a limited part of both these groups, which met as the Mixed Chorus on Friday.
This mixed chorus presented the annual operetta on December 7. The cast, the chorus, and particularly our new director, Mr. RalphShannon, worked very hard and steadily on this, and the result, “The Chimes of Normandy,” was more than worth it.
Mr. Shannon, a graduate of Wesleyan University, came to us last fall from his former position in the grade schools. He stepped right into his new job in his typical efficient and enthusiastic manner, and quickly blended the variety of voices into a very satisfactory and harmonious result.
The officers of the Glee Clubs were chosen again this year, in accordance with the custom begun last year. Elizabeth Crossman was chosen president of the Girls’ Glee Club; Mary Jane Mottar, the vice-president; and Mary Wayne, the secretary. For the Boys’ Glee Club, tin officers elected were Ed Haynes, president; Marvin Christman, vice-president; and Robert Colbert, secretary. The Mixed Chorus was headed by Kenneth Cassens, as president; Mary Eberhardt, vice-president; and Leland Buckley, secretary. These students have proved worthy of the confidence placed in them by their friends, and have likewise received some excellent co-operation from the groups.
On April 12, the Southwestern Music Festival was held at Highland. This was a gathering of the clubs from most of the nearby towns. It was a continuation of the custom begun last year, with high hopes of making it an annual affair. The chorus as a whole was very fortunate in securing again the services of Nobel Cain, outstanding vocal director, for the guest conductor.
The Glee Club department has grown considerably both in size and importance in school affairs during the past few years. It is to be hoped that through its influence more and more students will become aware of and interested in the value of music.
BOYS’ QLEE CLUB
Mr. Shannon. Snajdr, Richards. Belshaw. Gent, Burroughs. Rishel. Soehlke. Sperandio. Wetzel. Merkle. Reiter. Dillon, Suessen, Bergschneider Tencick. Wolf. Colbert. Kahtz. Huggins. Davis. Theuer. Allen Gerling. Bartels. Wood. Buckley. Christman. Haynes. Cassens. Heepke, Straube
Weber. Kayser. Richards. Martin. Mateyka Werts, GehrinK. Wilkison. Schlemer. Krejci Oettei. Wetzel. Nemnich. Herman. Schneider. Mueller. Stevens. Leonard Wayne. Weidner. Schierbaum. Mottar. Suffolk. Springer. Mr. Robinson
Edwina Hildenstein, Ellen Hildenstein. B. Stahlhut. Sullivan. Mateyka. L. Sperandio. Howard, Stolz. Bristow. Harris. Massa, Burley. Barth. Jellen. Perry. Olive. Rosinos. Miss Davis Braundmeier. Langwlsch, Matilda Erspamer. Phillips. Spengel, Losch, Mary Erspamer. E. Stahlhut Bartels. GerltnK. Schmidt. Baird. Cline. Foehrkalb. H. Sperandio. Gius
Mary Jane Mottar-------- President
Sarah Jo Springer.Secretary
Mr. Robinson, Mr. Lercher - - Sponsors
Clarence Brew - -..........Treasurer
Miss Davis------------------ Sponsor
Jarrett, Hildensleln. Henderson. G. VVeldner. Simons. R. Schmidt. Harrell. Miss Harlan F. Schmidt. Kershaw, Dierkes. Sullivan. Sheldrup. K. Shafer Hanvey, A. Weidner. R. MetzKer. Greenwood. Caulk. Abenroth. Black. Soehlke. Inkram.
Krticka. Foehrkalb. Southard
Q1RLS’ ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
The Girls’ Athletic Association is a nation-wide organization, and our branch of it here is one of the oldest activities of the school.
The G. A. A. plays an important part in many school affairs. The candy sales at the basketball games are under the supervision of this organization.
Play-days are held at nearby towns for the girls, and this year we were able to hold one here at our own school. To these play days, girls from the G. A. A. organizations of all surrounding towns are invited, and the result is always a lot of fun with many new friendships formed.
In order to be a member of this society, it is necessary for each girl to participate in at least two sports a year.
It is the aim of the G. A. A. to further the girls’ interests in sports of all types and to develop good sportsmanship. We know that under the able leadership of Miss Harlan this aim is being accomplished with great success.
Virginia Abenroth - - - - Vice President
Fifty-FiveShafer. Rowckamp. Harrell. Kershaw. Soehlke. Miss Pierson. Simons, Abenroth. Rahn. Allen Meier, Starkey. Brew. MetzKer. Francis. Landrus. Smith. Sperandio. Meyer. Stafford
The school newspaper is an activity that benefits everyone in the student body. It not only gives enjoyment to its readers but also is beneficial to all students who are connected with it. If you are interested in journalism of any type, the school newspaper is the activity to join to get experience.
This past school year the entire staff has tried to live up to the standards of an interesting and enjoyable school paper. We think we have been successful, but we never could have been so without the wonderful co-operation of the entire student body and faculty. We thank each and every student for his contribution and his co-operation with the E11S Tiger Tales.
Tiger Tales Staff
Elna Smith - -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Editor Kathryn Shafer - -- -- -- -- -- Assistant Editor
Lorene Soehlke - -- -- -- -- - Business Manager
Mary Ellen Simons - -- -- -- - Circulation Manager Harriet Henderson - -- -- -- -- -- Gossip Editor Jack Allen - -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Joke Editor
Mary Ellen Rowekamp - - - - Society and Fashion Editor Betty Stelzriede - -- -- -- -- -- -- Club Editor
Virginia Abenroth - -- -- -- -- -- Girls’ Sports Kirk Stafford - -- -- -- -- -- -- Boys’ Sports Elton Meyer. Lydia Meier, Henry Sperandio - - Cartoonists Hazel Landrus - -- -- -- - Head of Mimeographing Ruth Brew. Mary Lou Francis, Mary Lu Harrell, Harriet Henderson, Edwin Haynes, Gerry Kershaw. Isabelle Metzger, Marilyn Rahn, Geneva Weidner, and Jayne Starkey - - Reporters
Fifty-SixJUNIOR PLAY—“I’ll Leave It To You”
On October 12, 1939, the Class of 1941 began the Homecoming Festivities by presenting “I'll Leave It to You” by Noel Coward, under the direction of Miss Wilma J. Jones. The play was enjoyed by an exceptionally large crowd which tilled the gymnasium and helped to get the activities off to a good start.
The Cast Of Characters:
Mrs. Derrnot -...................................Dorothy Schmidt
Oliver, her son.........................Darrell Starkey
Evangeline, her daughter...............Dolores Howerton
Sylvia, another daughter..................Betty Barnett
Bobbie, another son.................... - Tommie Wood
Joyce, the young daughter.........Mary Frances Frspamer
Daniel Davis, her brother................Calvin Stevens
Mrs. Crombie, a friend of the family-Lola Mae Hopcroft
Faith Crombie, her daughter ------- Peggy Hurst
Griggs, the butler.......................Melvin Mateyka
As his choice for the annual operetta given by the Mixed Chorus of EHS our very able director, Mr. Ralph Shannon, selected “The Chimes of Normandy,” by Robert Planquet.
When try-outs were over, Mr. Shannon announced the following cast:
Henri. Count de Cornevllle - - - Kenneth Cassens Germaine.Harriet Henderson
Gaspard................... Edwin Haynes Serpollette -.Judy Brunworth
Grenicheux................. Rae Theuer Gertrude.Mary Wayne
Le Bailli - -- -- -- -- -- John Rlshel
Ilis choice proved to be a wise one because each character portrayed his part in grand style before a record breaking crowd of a thousand people.
All credit is not due the cast, however, because without the support of the singing and dancing choruses the performance could not have been a success.
All in all, “The Chimes of Normandy” will go down in the history of EHS as one of the most brilliant operettas ever presented.
Fifty-Eight“A Lucky Break,” a three-act farce-comedy by Zelda Sears, was presented by the Senior Class on Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Miss Elsie J. Sloan.
The Cast In The Order Of Its Appearance Follows:
Martha Mullet, proprietor of Hotel Mullet - - -Harriet Henderson
Var Charente. a French dancing teacher....................Leland Buckley
Jura Charente, his sister..................................Mary Eberhart
Elmlne Ludine Smith, an undiscerning servant - - - Mary Jane Mottar
Nora Mullet. Martha's daughter............................Geneva Weidner
Benny Ketcham, a super-salesman.......................Henry Spernndio
Mrs. Barrett, social-climbing hotel guest......................Lois Cory
Claudia Barrett, her romantic daughter - - - - Donna Bcrgschnelder
Tommy Lansing, a romantic artist...........................Bob Colbert
Bella Me Watt, a critical hotel guest......................Vera Meyer
Abner Ketcham, a grasping small town dignitary - - - Edwin Haynes
Charles Martin, Bruce’s business manager...................John Rlshel
Tokio. a Japanese valet - -- -- -- -- - Leo Schmidt
Watkins, chauffeur for Bruce - - David Yates
John Bruce, a good-natured man of business - - - - Henry Foehrkalb
Alchlba Spinster, a "quaint" hotel guest...................Evelyn Viere
Alphecca Spinster, her equally "quaint” sister - - - - Hazel Landrus Spivins, a busman - - -- - -- -- -- - Leonard Soehlke
Hotel Boarders and Dancers - - - - James Belshaw, Ralph Irvin.
Marvin Christman. Jean Dunn, Marian Fink. Mary Lou Francis, Harriet Glaeser
Fifty-NineStarting out Gentlemen first
The orchestra Another couple (Double exposed)
Isn’t that cute? What happened here?
LEAP YEAR PARTY
Once every four years! That’s all, folks, so you had to grab your last chance to go to a Leap Year Party sponsored by our alma mater. It is always one of the highlights of the year (in the year it occurs) and with the Hi-Tri as sponsors it could not fail to be a terrific success.
Music was furnished in the modern manner by Dar Stroud and his orchestra. The rest of the entertainment was furnished in the form of a program which featured a ballet dance by Joanna Goddard (our own Zorina), accompanied by Loretta Pizzini, two solos by Kenny Cassens (EHS’s Lanny Ross), accompanied by Ed Haynes (Fats Waller to you, folks), a tap dance by Mary Ann Trares (just call her Ginger Rogers), and Edwardsville’s own male quartet, composed of Gordon Burroughs, Marshall Wayne, Charles Richards, and Ralph Shannon. Punch and cookies were served by the P. T. A. Service Committee.
SixtyWe Won The Prizes!
On the evening of October til a large crowd assembled in the gymnasium. The occasion was the annual Hallowe’en Party. The costumes were original and colorful and when the grand march started the judges realized that they would have a job picking out the winners. However, they finally arrived at the decision and prizes were awarded.
Some of the most outstanding disguises were Clifford Schmidt as a Roman warrior, Mr. Wilson as a Mexican peon, Mr. Louderback, Miss Jones, and Miss Tendick as packages of cigarettes, Mr. Shannon, Mr. Kinsel, and Mr. Gibson as three characters from “The Wizard of Oz,” Don Schneider and Jared Xenmich as a horse of another color, M iss Voss as a firecracker, Dorothy Eickmann as a witch, and Dorothy Black as Dopey.
Football Queen - - - Donna Bergschncldcr
On the evening of December 2, 1939, a gay, fun-seeking crowd assembled in the Kdwardsville High School Gym for one of the outstanding social events of the school year. The occasion was the 1939 Football Prom, a fitting finale to a successful football season.
The program was opened by Tommie Wood, president of the Cheer Club, which sponsored the prom.
Kenneth Cassens, acting as master of ceremonies, introduced Mr. Alexander, our well-liked superintendent of schools, who gave a short speech of welcome to the students. Next lvenny introduced Mr. Blodgett, principal of EHS, who also welcomed us to the prom.
The next speaker was Coach Smith. In his speech he presented Ihe football lettermen with their “E’s”. A response to the presentation was given by Mel Golclasure, captain of the ’39 football team. In this response, Mel, acting for all twenty-one lettermen, presented Coach Smith and Assistant Coach Dragalin with presents.
After the speeches were over, the lettermen retired to the hall, where they met the queen and her maids of honor. One by one the nineteen maids, each escorted by a letterman, gracefully traversed the long path from the hall, ascended the steps to the stage, went under a miniature goal post and assembled in two lines on each side of the throne. When this was done, the beautiful and gracious queen, Donna Bergschneider, ascended to her throne, preceded by Scotty Smith, carrying a football, and Marjorie Love, bearing the crown. Following her came Joan Kinsel and Barbara Blodgett, who acted as train bearers.
Dancing to the music of Dar Stroud and his orchestra made the evening complete.
Sixty-TwoFOOTBALL LETTERMEN MAIDS
Melvin Colclasure Ralph Irvin August Bettman Virgil Abel Charles Suchy Logan Bayer Wayne Metzger Joe Lauda Leonard Menoni Bill Martin Wilbur Volz Maurice Gregor Harold Lankford Percy Davis Frank Kolesa Art Dees Eugene Krejci Melvin Kuetlie
Donna Bergsclmeidor Elizabeth Grossman Jacklyn Ladd Mary Lou Francis Elma Henke Barbara Carnahan Margaret Miller Betty Bayer Isabelle Kovarik Betty Barnett Ruth Brew Mary Ellen Simons Laverne Lee Lorene Meyer Xelda Phillips Marcella Kreutzberg Judy Kubicek
EHS QOES TO A PROM
Metzger, Sperandio, Belshaw. Brew. Cassens. Christman. Lee. Stafford Rishel, Baughman. Colbert. Cox. Crossman. Irvin
Well, il’s all over! The annuals are out, tin books are balanced, and the files have been straightened out, ready for next year’s staff. It was a lot of work but also a lot of fun. (Remember those days in early spring when we relaxed under I lie big oak by the tennis court while we were supposedly working on the Tiger?) That’s all ended now, and for some reason we seem to regret it. These days will live long in our memory and we hope that the result of our labor will enable you to remember more clearly the days spent in good old EHS.
1940 Tiger Staff.
Earl Baughman - -- -- -- -- -- Editor-in-Chief Bob Colbert - -- -- -- -- -- - Assistant Editor
Wayne Cox - -- -- -- -- -- - Business Manager
John Rishel - -- -- -- - Assistant Business Manager
Ralph Irvin - -- -- -- -- -- Advertising Manager
Kenny Cassens ----- Assistant Advertising Manager Elizabeth Crossman - -- -- -- -- - Sales Manager Wayne Metzger - -- -- -- - Assistant Sales Manager Kirk Stafford - -- -- -- -- -- -- Sports Editor James Belshaw - -- -- -- -- -- -- Art Editor Henry Sperandio - -- -- -- -- Assistant Art Editor
Virginia Lee - -- -- -- -- -- -- Society Editor
Marvin Christman - -- -- -- -- -- - Joke Editor
Clarence Brew - -- -- -- -- -- - Snapshot EditorSales
Soehlke. Haynes. Colclasure. Christman. Henderson Rowekamp, Abenroth. Crossman, Suffolk, Bergschneider
Rishel. Irvin. Bettman. Davis. Buckley. Cox. Mottar Fischer, Dunn Cassens. Soehlke. Abenroth. Hlldenstein. Fink. Giese. Colbert
We’re the advisers. We worry, we fret, and we pray, but regardless of all this, we enjoy it. (Especially after the books are out!)
Mr. Louderback. Miss Harlan. Mr. Robinson. Miss Wood
Sixty-FiveTHE EHS BAND
The E1IS Band started rehearsals the first week of school and has continued them three times every week—on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
The band has seventy-one members this year. The sections are well balanced in number, having three flutes, twenty-one clarinets, five horns, five saxophones, one alto clarinet, one bass clarinet, one oboe, one cello, eight trombones, four baritones, two bassoons, six basses, nine cornets, and six drums.
Music lovers enjoyed a concert on April 28, given by the band and glee clubs. The following numbers were played: “The Star Spangled Banner,” “Men of Ohio,” “Stradella,” “Xiobe,” “Star Dust,” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.”
Each year the band invites another band to come to the school and give a concert. This year the Illinois Wesleyan Band, under the direction of Mr. Ross, played a concert for the students of EHS. The Collinsville Band and our own Junior High School Band were also invited.
At the beginning of each new year the band members elect new officers for the coming year. This year Marvin Christman was elected president, Wilbur Volz vice-president, and Bill Wolf secretary-treasurer. These officers plan the social affairs of the band and discuss trips that the band makes. Each spring a party is also held for the band members and their friends.
The band also gave two other concerts during the year, one for the Parent-Teacher meeting and another one in combination with all the music organizations of the public school system.
Bill Heinrich Burrell Jenkins
Class of 41 Class of f42
Class of ‘42
Glaeser. Bartels. Plazzi. Catalano. Daniels, White. Mr. Shannon. Leonard. Volz. Hentz, Poos. Walters. Kesl, Brockman. Seaton. Weldner. Sperandlo, Talick. Wood. H. Wetzel.
Perry. Lange, M. Cooper, Bast. G. Talick. Blumberg, Tenclck, Turner. Lanterman. Slemer. Metzger. Wolf. Rae Theuer, Robert Theuer. Stolze. Ostendorf. Williams. Feryanitz
M. Talick. Nemnich. Gehring. McMlchael, Wilkison, Sperandlo, Yehling. Francis. Lindbeck.
Brew. Christman. Lautner, Stelzriede. Soehlke
V. Lee. Wayne. L. Lee. O. Wetzel. Burle. Huggins. Autenrieb. Morgan, Weidner Members not Included in picture: Brumitt, O. Cooper. W. Cooper. Diver. Joseph.
Schneider. Schierbaum. PikeWith flags waving, plumes flying, and feet stepping high, Hie EHS band made its appearances at football games and parades under the twirling baton of Margaret Stewart, our drum major. Margaret, who is a sophomore in school, did a wonderful job and she deserves a lot of credit for it.
Marching along with the band was a group of twenty baton twirlers who were led by Ellen Shillato. The girls twirling wore dark skirts, white shirts, and wide orange sashes. They formed various letters, sometimes with the band and sometimes by themselves.
The band formed various letters and symbols for their team and opponents, always ending up in front of the Edwardsville grandstand, playing “Loyalty” or “Tiger Rag.” They were often introduced by a trumpet fanfare consisting of nine trumpets.
The band also played a large part in the homecoming game. In the afternoon they led the students in a parade and at the game in tin evening they were introduced on the field by the previously mentioned trumpet fanfare. Marching out they spelled “Alumni” and then went into a large “T” while they played “Tiger Hag.” After the game a large dance was held in the gymnasium and it was attended by not only a large group of students but also a large gathering of alumni and townspeople.
Another activity which tin band participated in was tin basketball season. Their snappy tunes in between quarters and halves of the game went a long way towards making the season a success.
The band worked hard on their formations, but the interest and appreciation showed them by their audiences made the time spent well worth while.
Margaret Ruth StewartMr. Shannon
This year our music director was Mr. Ralph Shannon, who succeeded Mr. Fred Weber. Mr. Shannon received his Bachelor of Music degree at the Illinois Wesleyan University and formerly taught the Edwardsville Junior High School Band for two years before coining to the high school.
Mr. Shannon has proved a very capable director and his personality lias helped a lot along with liis great knowledge of music. Both Mr. and Mrs. Shannon have taken part in musical organizations in this vicinity. Mr. Shannon is always ready and willing to help anyone who wishes extra help. He is well liked and we hope that he will continue teaching here for many years.
The district solo contest ratings are as follows:
Jim Leonard Virgina Lee -Alice Weidner Mary Talick -
Dorrence Wilkison, Henry Sperandio,
Bernice Yehling, Bill Francis - - horn quartet
- - - - B Hat clarinet quartet
Sixty-NineThe Library Miss Weir Mrs. Goetz
Altogether Mrs. Barth
This was the first year that the new library system was used in EHS. Instead of going to the library from study halls, students were assigned a period in the library each day. While this method had its drawbacks, it was a big improvement over the old way and should improve 100 per cent next year. Miss Edna Weir was in charge of the library and her assistants were Mrs. Birdie Goetz and Mrs. Lorean Barth.
Important to any school is the janitor service. EHS is lucky in having three men who have done their work well in the past and who will undoubtedly continue to do so in future years. Mr. Bayer is head janitor and his two assistants are Mr. Werner and Mr. Soehlke.
Remember The Back Room Fellows?
SeventyP. H. KINSEL'S ANNUAL BOYS’ TOUR
Tliis summer’s trip to New Orleans, Pensacola, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico will be Mr. Kinsel’s sixth “Boys’ Camping Tour.”
These trips have taken the boys to many of America’s interesting cities and historic spots, to cities as different as New York and Denver, Richmond, Virginia, and Cleveland, Ohio, Lexington, Kentucky, and Philadelphia, Baltimore and Charleston, West Virginia; to the historically famous towns of Jamestown, where the first Knglisli Colonists landed in 1G07, Yorlctown, where Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington, and to the beautifully restored colonial town of Williamsburg. The boys have camped in both the Rocky and the Appalachian mountains, beside such famous rivers as the Hudson, the Ohio, the James, the Susquehanna, and the Potomac. They have gone swimming
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Seventy-OneQood sportsmanship, physical develop-ment, and clean un are the aims of the athletic department. This work is carried on not only in inter-school competition hut also in the intramural program of EHS.
KIIS can well be proud of its two tine football coaches, Coach Smith and Assistant Coach Win. Dragalin. Coach Smith was the guiding hand of the varsity team, while Assistant Coach Dragalin, coaching his first year of football, had charge of HteJ?igerettes. Coach Smith, in his fourth year here as head coach, again showed the boys what a fine kll-round fellow and leader he was, even though this year’s edition of the Tiger gridders didn’t boast of such a tine record, finishing the conference season in a tie for fifth place.
With the development of younger material, especially the backfield,
Coach Smith should be rewarded for
his patience and labor with a fine football machine next year.
Coach Glenn Smith Assistant Coach Wm. Dr K ltn
FOOTBALL SEASON — RESUME
The 1939 Tigers opened their season with an inexperienced backfield, and in general, the caliber of our team was unknown. Gillespie, with a fast line and a sparkling backfield composed of four lettermen, ripped and tore through the Tiger defense for three touchdowns, while EHS couldn’t hit the pay dirt due to the splendid line backing of the Gillespie backfield.
EDWARDSVILLE—12 WOOD RIVER—9
In the face of a cold north wind and a driving rain the team journeyed to Wood River for their first conference battle. Playing bang-up ball the Tigers blocked an Oiler kick and within five minutes Martin had scored the Tigers’ first touchdown. Not to be outdone. Wood River came back with a touchdown and a safety and then in a thrilling fourth quarter, EHS scored again, and held Wood River for downs on the goal line as the final gun sounded.
Playing on Belleville’s home field, the Tigers put up a good fight and lost out to their heavier and more experienced opponents in a game which was much closer than the score indicates. The team got off to a bad start when a fumble was recovered by the Maroons on the first play, three goal line drives were repulsed before Belleville finally scored late in the first quarter and followed up with an intercepted pass good for their second tally in the first half. At half time the Tigers came to life and took the offensive, holding Belleville scoreless and almost scoring themselves several times.
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Seventy-FiveKrejcl. Land a. Menoni, Martin. Kuethe. Abel. Lankford, Suchy, Gregor
Eugene Krejci, ’41 (Back)—“Krejci” is next year’s co-captain. He was a speedy backfield man and gave the Tiger backfield a lot of power and drive.
Joe Lauda, ’40 (Center)—“Joe” was the reserve center and usually did a fine job of backing up the line and carrying out plays to the letter.
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Seventy-SixColclasure. Bayer. Kolesa. Davis. Dees. Irvin. Metzger. Bettman. Volz
Mol Colclasure, 40 (Tackle)—Captain Colclasure was a hard fighter and was one of the best all-around tacklers and blockers that K1IS has produced for some time. Mel was the mainstay of the team and was honored by being named Captain of the Conference All-Star team.
Logan Bayer, ’40 (Guard)—'“Bayer” finished his third year of football this season. lie was a good line backer and blocker and turned in some fine football exhibitions during his Tiger football career.
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Seventy-SevenCoach Smith. Manager Stafford. ColclaHure. Schrler. T. Kolesa, Suchy. J. Lancia, Gregor. Menoni, Volz, Martin. Rohrkaste. Joseph. Assistant Manager Morgan. Assistant Coach Dragalln Lankford. Hensley, Agles. Lautner, Irvin, F. Kolesa, Krejcl, Davis, Abel, Bayer, Bettman.
Dees, Parker, Kuethe. Stermon. Metzger
LETTERMEN ----------(Continued From Page Seventy-Seven)
Frank Kolesa, ’40 (Back)—“Frankie”, though rather light and small, was fleet of foot and could lower his head and run the line like a tank. lie could always be counted on for a few yards through the line and he gave a fine showing of line plunging in the Alton game.
Percy Davis, ’40 (Back)—“Percy” was a speedy hack and was hard to stop. He was shifty and level-headed and made a fine reserve for Coach Smith to call on in time of need. He played a fine game at Wood River.
Art Dees, ’40 (Back)—“Art” was another one of the lightweights in this year’s backfield. He was shifty and could call signals if the situation demanded.
Ralph Irvin, ’40 (End)—“Ace”, like so many of the 1939 gridders, was hampered by his light weight but he made up in fight what he lacked in weight. He was a good pass receiver and alternated at end with Abel and Bettman.
Wayne Metzger, ’40 (Guard)—“Metz” was light but plucky and possessed a lot of speed and drive. He was an experienced lineman and sometimes dropped back to the backfield in case of an emergency. Thus he was a valuable fellow to have around.
August Bettman, ’40 (End)—“Slick” was a six-footer and a good end. He was a fair pass receiver, speedy and almost always drew a starting assignment. He helped buoy up the Tiger defense.
Wilbur Volz, ’41 (Back)—“Wib” though not a flashy star, was a strong steady dependable worker and Coach Smith could always count on him to give his best. He tackled and blocked hard and should develop well next year.
♦ L-HOMECOMINQ PARADE
The Second Annual Homecoming parade was a huge success and floats were entered by the Tiger Staff, G. A. A., and most of the other organizations and clubs of the High School. Led by the High School Band, the array of floats passed down St. Louis street and up Main street to the court house, where a cheer meeting and rally was held for the Homecoming game with Alton.
Seventy-NineCoach Smith, Black. Eihaunen. GreKor. Kuethe. Manager Stafford Dees. Aylward. Abel. Martin. Bettman. Volz, Baird Managers Stafford and Morgan Captain Bill Martin Coach Glenn Smith
BASKETBALL SEASON 1939-40
The 1939-40 EHS basketball squad played 20 games against some strong competition. Such teams as Litchfield, Granite City, Collinsville, Livingston, and Wood River were on the schedule and other teams in the state which would offer much stiffer opposition for the Tigers are few and far between.
The local quintet was composed of younger players who should “go places” next year under the skillful guidance of Coach Smith. The season got off to a good start with several impressive victories over some smaller schools in the vicinity and then the conference schedule got under way and Belleville was the Tiger’s first con Terence victim.
Coming back from the Christmas vacation with high spirits and renewed zeal, the boys made a New Year’s resolution to beat the high flying Wood River Oilers and in a fine game they did that very tiling. The remainder of the schedule was high-lighted by the close game with Granite, the last minute victory over Collinsville, and the Regional Tournament which was held in the Edwardsville gym.
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Eighty-OneColbert, Davis;. Kovarlk, Glldorsleeve
To the cheer leaders should go a lot of credit for the success of our football and basketball seasons. Their hard work was responsible for the good sportsmanship shown by the E11S fans and for this achievement we are indeed grateful to them.
Virgil Abel ’40—“Squirt” was ranked on the all-conference team last year and was even better this year. His dribbling, shooting, and passing was usually the feature of the game and without a doubt he is one of the better players ever to see action in a Tiger uniform.
Dennis Aylward ’41—“Denny” was a newcomer on the first five and a great team man. He was a good rebound man and his floor work under the basket was above average. Denny was a good shot but seldom could Coach Smith persuade him to shoot as he would rather pass to a teammate.
Everett Baird ’41—“Dec” was fast and shifty and was a clever ball handler. He broke into the starting lineup near the middle of the season and played some good ball until injured in the Madison game.
August Bettman ’40—“Slick” came out for the team this year and surprised everyone with his rapid development. He was slow to get going hut his height enabled him to do a good job of rebounding and “tipping.”
Art Dees ’40—Art was light, fast, and speedy and had plenty of fight. He was usually very cool and calm and was a good long shot and fast break man, and his experience made him a valuable man to have around.
(Continued On Page 120)BASKETBALL SEASON
Tigers 41 Highland 19
Tigers 24 Livingston 21
Tigers 28 Litchfield 29
Tigers 33 Greenville 18
Tigers 22 Belleville 10
Tigers 15 Alton 20
Tigers 15 Alumni 25
Tigers 30 Wood River 26
Tigers 39 E. St. Louis 24
Tigers 23 Granite City 35
Tigers 43 Madison 31
Tigers 21 Collinsville 19
Tigers 29 Belleville 16
Tigers 28 Staunton 29
Tigers 38 Alton 31
Tigers 25 E. St. Louis 21
Tigers 18 Wood River 27
Tigers 20 Granite City 49
Tigers 38 Madison 22
Tigers 19 Collinsville 43
The Regional Tourney was held on the local Moor this year. Be-thalto was the victim of the Tigers in their first game but the locals were eliminated in the semi-final game by Granite City, who later went on to win the State Tournament at Champaign. In the Granite game the Tigers battled gamely for the first half but the powerful Warriors were too much for them.
Bethalto 23 Granite City 5(5
Eight-ThreeCoach Smith. Burrus. Baird. Lankford. Volz. Colclasure. Kreuiter. Christman. Gent. Kahtz, Barth. Kuethe. Assistant Coach Goff
Livingston. Krcjci. Adamlck. Davis. Bettman, Cassens. Martin. Moore. Wehling,
Farmer. Manager Dierkes
With the coming of spring, basketball was forgotten and the boys, under the direction of Coach Smith, were seen scampering around the track in preparation for quite a number of meets on the cinder oval.
Due to bad weather, practice was limited before the first meet and the squad dropped a tri angular meet at Wood River to Hast St. Louis, although they nosed out the host team 28 1 3-21 1 3. The next meet was with a powerful Belleville team which tied for top conference honors with East St. Louis and the Tigers failed in the dashes and lost out 76-46. The team then came to life with last event victories over Wood River and a 62-60 triumph over our arch-rival Collinsville.
In the conference relays the Tigers had some bad breaks and finished fifth with a total of 28 points. Granite City and Wood River then edged out our boys in a thriller in which only 2 1 3 points separated all three teams. In the District and State meets the Bengals were unable to get going and in the final conference meet they finished fourth to East Side, Belleville, and Granite City.
Edgar Henke and Gene Wehling showed brilliant form in tin? dashes, while Bob Adamick, Bill Martin, Percy Davis, and Warren Kerckhoff did fine work in the mile, high jump, 440 dash and broad jump, respectively.
This year’s Junior team was second in the conference and should provide a good reservoir of track material for next season.
Eighty-FourCoach Love. Meyer. Black. Irvin. Stevens. Leonard
This year, after a lapse in spirit, the enthusiasm over tennis increased and quite a number of matches were held with rival schools.
The fall tennis schedule had to be abandoned this year due to lack of enough courts for practice and the poor condition of the available courts. Thus, the circumstances prevailing made it difficult to develop seasoned players.
Calvin Stevens and dim Leonard, a pair of Sophomores, had the best record on the squad, winning almost all of their matches, while Kalpli Irvin and Charles Kane paired in the number one doubles, and Captain Godfrey and Kay Marks played the single matches.
The team engaged in matches with Greenville, Granite City, Belleville, Collinsville, Western Military, and many other surrounding schools and completed the season with only three losses chalked against them. Although the team had a fine record, they had bad luck in tournament play and received a fourth place conference ranking and a fifth place district ranking.
Eighty-FiveGrosenheider. Stafford. Rozum Coach Gibson, B. Schmidt. Rozum. Stafford, Lane R. Schmidt, Turner. Grosenheider. Sperandlo, Walters
Wrestling did not become a sport at EHS until four years ago and up to the present the team lacked experienced mat men and had had three very dismal and disheartening seasons, winning only one or two matches in three years.
This year, under the coaching of Mr. Gibson, a fine lot of sturdy young hopefuls appeared upon the mats and with lettermen from previous years a powerful wrestling team was developed. Enthusiasm also increased and it seemed that wrestling was to have its first good season at Edwardsville High.
Home and away matches were held with such outstanding schools as Highland, Western Military Academy, and Madison, while Ferguson —the Missouri State Champs—were also engaged by the Tigers. Out of the eight matches only two were lost and these by very close margins, so the season was a great success.
Younger boys made up this year’s squad and with most of them returning the teams should do well in the future.
Eighty-SixSENIOR CLASS WILL
We, the Graduating Class of 1040, having attained the highest goal possible, do hereby bequeath the following things to the following people:
I, VIRGIL ABEL, leave EHS two dozen boxes of athletic socks.
I, VIRGINIA ABENROTH, leave to find a "he-man” to take Logan’s place.
I, ROBERT ADAMICK, leave to run for Mayor of Glen Carbon—or just run.
I, KENNETH ALBRECHT, leave for Hollywood to star-gaze.
I, WILLIS AUGSBURGER, leave my enormous size to Bob Dillon.
I, ELEANORA BARONE, leave four years of work to anyone else who can stand it.
I, CLARICE BARTELS, leave my cute smile to D. R. Blodgett.
I, MARY BAST, leave nothing; I’m taking it all with me.
I. LOGAN BAYER, leave to work at Shell. Yes, I said SHELL!!
I, HELEN BECK, leave with fond memories.
I, EARL BAUGHMAN, leave to help Einstein in solving problems.
I, JEANETTE BEHRENDT, leave my air of dignity to Judy Kubicek.
I, LUETTA BEKEMEYER, leave my rented books behind with my address.
I, JAMES BELSHAW, leave to double for Donald Budge.
I, DONNA BERGSCHNEIDER, leave to give Heddy Lamarr the twenty-three skidoo.
I, AUGUST BETTMAN, leave for the Lost Found box for one tooth which is missing. I, DOROTHY BLACK, leave for Geo. White’s Scandals: "Black and White.” Get it?
I. EILEEN BRAUNDMEIER, leave to pick out a trousseau.
I, EILEEN BRANDT, leave with the rest who have been resting.
I, CLARENCE BREW, leave my many boy friends to my sister.
I. GLADYSMAE BROOKS, leave pounds of love to you all.
I, WENDELL BROWNING, leave to look and gaze at more girls.
I, JUNIOR BUCKLEY, leave my reputation as a lover to Jack Parker.
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SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY
( Ten Years From Now I
As each person of the 1940 Senior Class steps before our crystal ball, we are able to see exactly what he will be doing ten years from now, which will be that wonderful year of 1950. As the students of today pass the magic crystal, the teachers also take their respective places to see what they will be doing in the great year of 1950. We have had immense enjoyment out of seeing what each person in PI H. S. will be doing ten long years from today, so we shall now tell you what this magic crystal ball has told us:
The first person who passes by the crystal is Virgil Abel, who is introducing the Alcrataz hair-cut style in India. Mahatma Ghandi seems to like it quite well. We see Virginia Abendroth still trying to find a permanent black dye for her red hair. Pretty soon her hair will be grey from worry. Robert Adamick is living happily on a farm with a wife and children and not giving a “darn” about politics.
Kenneth Albrecht next steps before the crystal ball, and he is taking P. G. (post graduate, to you) courses so that he may be one out of one boys in his shorthand class. We see Willis Augsburger hiding stilts
(Continued on Page 121)Eighty-EightEighty-NineNinety10— More freshies.
11— Ace in the hole.
12— All-star Suchy.
13— Don’t yon recognize Johnny?
14— This was a mistake.
15— We really don’t appear thus.
16— “Cothy” and his pals.
19— We play the state champs.
20— Captain “Mortimer” Col-clasure.
21— Beyond description.
Remember What Happened In 1939-40? Well
5— “Freshman Day” Assembly with Swing Band and various entertainment for the Freshmen.
6— School started. Assembly with Mr. Blodgett introducing new driveway, library, and gym floor.
8—Very hot and we are dismissed a half hour earlier.
11—Junior Play try-outs.
13—First school newspaper of semester issued today.
15—Senior rings being flashed around by Seniors. School dismissed at noon. Hurray.
18—Assembly, Cheer Club meeting and try-outs for cheer leaders.
20— —Seniors voted fo frames for Senior pictures.
21— General faculty meeting with Dr. Wayne as speaker.
22— Assembly with band playing for program. First football game of season tonight and what a game. Score: Gillespie 18, Edwardsville 0.
23— School Masters’ Club.
25—Junior Hi-Tri with elections for the year.
27— Matinee dance after school called “Wishing Jitterbug Dance.”
28— Elections for Senior class officers. Congratulations Ralph, Dorrence and Melvin.
29— Second game of season at Wood River and what a game! ! ! Score: Wood River 9, Edwardsville 12.
2—Meeting of Senior Hi-Tri and election of officers.
4— Annual Board of Education Banquet.
5— High School faculty meeting.
6— First Lyceum with Dr. Herbert K. Hart telling about how he worked his way around the world three times. Football game at Belleville. Ohhhhhh the score: Belleville 12, Edwardsville 0.
7— G. A. A. Play Day.
11— Hi-Tri weiner roast.
12— Junior Play, “I’ll Leave It To You.”
13— Assembly with Thomas Williamson as speaker. Homecoming parade with floats, etc. Football game with Alton and we lost. Score: Alton 6, Edwardsville 0. A large Homecoming dance with Darwin Stroud’s Orchestra.
17—Six weeks’ tests today.
19-20—County Institute at Alton.
20—Game at Collinsville. Score: Collinsville 18, Edwardsville 6.
23— Operetta cast try-outs.
24— Pictures being taken for Tiger.
27—Assembly getting ready for Granite game, which ended with no score for either side.
31—Gala Halloween party with loads of fun for everyone.
In Case You Don’t Here It Is In Tabulated Form!
1— High School faculty meeting.
2— Game with Madison and a victory. Score: Madison 0, Edwardsville 7.
3— No school today.
6— National Education Week.
7— Meeting of all Seniors with Dr. Lee as speaker.
9—Free Coca-Colas today.
10—Large assembly. Visitors at school today. Matinee dance after school.
13— Starting sales of Tigers today.
14— Latin Club weiner roast.
16— Farm Bureau meeting.
17— Lyceum today with Mr. Hoskins as speaker about television. Very interesting. Last game of season with East St. Louis tonight. East St. Louis 20, Edwardsville 0.
22—Assembly with Dr. Coffman from Baptist Church as speaker.
23-24—Hurray, no school, Thanksgiving holidays.
28—Guidance meeting at Alton.
30—Dr. Erickson from Northwestern University gave an interesting talk to all Seniors.
1— Band played for large assembly. First basketball game of season at Highland and what a victory. Score: Highland 19, Edwardsville 41.
2— Football dance. Donna Bergschneider crowned Queen.
8— Game with Livingston and another victory. Score: Edwardsville 24, Livingston 21.
9— Game here with Litchfield and we lost by a point. Score, Edwardsville 28, Litchfield 29.
12—Game with Greenville. Score: Greenville 18, Edwardsville 33. Also the Proctor Puppet Show here this evening.
15—Game with Belleville and did we beat them!
22— A large assembly with the Christmas program. Also the game at Alton and we lost. Score: Edwardsville 15, Alton 20.
23— Christmas vacation started and lasted until January 2, 1940.
29—Alumni game tonight and dance.
1— New Year’s Day.
2— Back to school again after the holidays.
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Index To Advertisers
A A B Feed A Seed Store................................. 126
Aksamit's Tavern ......................................... 117
Alexander. E. L. .............................. 121
Alumni Association ..................................... 96
A A P Grocery............................................... 121
Auerbach's ............................................. 131
Ballweg Pharmacy ........................................... 135
Bank of Edwardsville.................................... 101
Barnsback. Dr. R. S......................................... Ill
Beauty Mart ................................................ 123
Becktold Co................................................. 107
Ben Franklin Store ......................................... Ill
Betzold. Percy ............................................. 110
Biegert. Walter ............................................ 109
Bill’s Snack Shop .......................................... 110
Bluff Garage ............................................... 132
Blume’s .................................................... 109
Bob's Band Box ............................................. 132
Bohm. Alvin C............................................... Ill
Bothman A Sons ............................................. 129
Braden's Dixcel Service .................................... 131
Brown, Jesse R.............................................. 128
B R Recreation Parlor..................................... Ill
Buckley A Buckley .......................................... 123
Buhrmester Paint A Paper Co................................. 131
Busker Hardware ........................................ 98
Busy Bee Bakery ............................................ 123
Butler Chevrolet ........................................... 119
Butler’s Store ......................................... 96
Canteen Service ............................................ 132
Cassens A Sons ............................................. 127
Cassens Tin Shop .......'................................... 102
Cathcart’s Cafe ............................................ 118
Central Shoe Shop .......................................... 128
Clayton Cleaners .......................................... 97
Cox, Dr. Wayne B........................................ 106
Crossing Inn ............................................. 118
Delicate. Dr. W. E......................................... 97
Delicate. E. A............................................. 118
Desmond Mfg. Co.......................................... 120
Eberhart Brothers ........................................ 132
Eddie’s Cafe ............................................... 138
Edwardsville Creamery Co................................ 99
Edwardsville Feed Seed Store ......................... 98
Edwardsville Home Made Ice Cream........................ 132
Edwardsville Loan Ass’n..................................... 127
Edwardsville Lumber Company............................. 122
Edwardsville National Bank A Trust Co................... 13 7
Edwardsville Water Co................................... 127
Estabrook, W. L.............................................. 97
Ferguson. Dr. E. C......................................... HI
Flgge’s Service Station .................................... Ill
Fink, Dr. Leroy ........................................ HO
Fink Electrical Co...................................... 130
Fire Department ........................................ 101
Fischer, George A....................................... 121
Foehrkalb Bros.......................................... HO
Geers’ Corner Store .................................... 123
Gem Cafe ............................................... 97
Godfrey, Frank ......................................... 121
Griffith. R. W.......................................... 140
Halley’s Market ........................................ 140
Hartman. Harry ......................................... 118
Hartung Brothers........................................ 121
Healey, Joseph ......................................... H5
Henry, Wm............................................... 121
Her ft-Jones Co......................................... H4
Hiles A Newell ......................................... 123
Hirsch. Dr. J. A........................................ HI
Hodges. Ben ............................................ 108
Home Building and Loan ................................. 115
Home Nursery ........................................... 127
Hopcroft Electrical Shop ............................... 117
Hotz Lumber Co.......................................... 103
Hurst Pontiac Co........................................ 126
Idlewood Inn ........................................... 106
Illinois Lumber Co...................................... 112
Imber, Norman .......................................... 140
Interstate Construction Co.............................. 132
Kane. M. ............................................... 140
Keenan, Dr. O. ......................................... 115
Kellermann. Simon, Jr...................................
Kellerman, Simon. Ill .................................. 123
Kiem’s ................................................. 110
King Bee Candy Kitchen .................................
Klueter’s Grocery ...................................... 115
Kreulter, H. A........................
Ladd. Earl ...........................
Ladd. Thomas F........................
Ladd. Joe ............................
Lamkln’s Market ......................
Lawson's Market ......................
Leclaire Store .......................
Lee Shop .............................
Litchfield A Madison R. R. Co.........
Lore Beauty Shop .....................
Lux Theater ..........................
Madison County Abstract A Title Co.
Madison County Mutual ................
Madison Store ........................
Marks Funeral Home ...................
Marks Weber Funeral Home............
Mechanic’s Planing Mill ..............
Meier’s Service Station ..............
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co........
Meyer, E. C. A Son....................
Midway Auto Service ..................
Mindrup's Automotive Service .........
Modern Beauty Shop ...................
Montgomery, P. S......................
Mottar Drug Co........................
Mudge. D. H...........................
Nelson. N. O..........................
Neudecker’s Barber Shop ..............
Normans’ Market ......................
Oettle Beauty Shop ...................
Orange Kist ..........................
Organized Labor ......................
Parents Bus Association ..............
Parent Teachers Association ..........
Peerless Cleaners ....................
Penney Co., J. C......................
Police Department ....................
Pure Milk Co..........................
Ray’s Market .........................
Rhodes-Burford Furniture Co...........
Richards Brick Co.....................
Richardson. A. C......................
Rosenthal. R. H.......................
Sample Shoe Store ....................
Schmidt. Oscar .......................
Schmidt Tin Shop .....................
Schroeder. Dr. W. H...................
Schulte Ahlert .....................
Schwartz Furniture Co.................
Schwartz Drug Co......................
Scott, F. M...........................
Scott. Dr. Lawrence ..................
Shepherd, E. J........................
Shupack. A. B.........................
Simpson. Reed Burroughs ............
Solter A Krlege ......................
St. Boniface Bowling Alley............
Storminger. Joe ......................
Straube Funeral Home .................
Strebler. Studio .....................
Taylor’s Taxi ........................
Terry. Gueltig Powell ..............
Three Flowers Cab Company.............
Tietze. Dr. H. C.....................
Tom Boy Store ........................
Tri-City Grocery Co...................
Truck Trade Coal Co..................
Tunnell, Ferd .......................
Vanzo's Food Shop ...................
Wahl. Dr. E. F.......................
Wayne. Dr. M. F......................
Wehrie, John ........................
Wells Tire Sales ....................
Western Auto Associate Store ........
Wiedey. Edna Pergrem ................
Wildey Theater ......................
Wilkison, Myrtle ....................
Wonder Cafe .........................
Wood, Ben ...........................
Woodlawn Gardens ....................
Wool worth Co., F. W.................
132 118 109
132 98 96
139 121 100 106 138 111
118 118 119
96 102 138 101 131
116 112 118 106
117 103 123 103 123 131 133
110 138 121
109 133 123
110 111 116
98 121 120 111 140 106 118 109
Ninety-FiveMadison County Mutual Automobile
“A Service That Serves”
306 Edwardsville National Bank Building Phone 961
Lester Troeckler: “I can't get this electricity through my head.” David Yates: "No wonder, wood is non-conductor.” The Seniors are born for great things The Sophomores for small, But no one yet has found a cause, Why Freshmen were born at all.
Make Your Senior Year Butler’s Store
Complete. Plan to Attend We Deliver
1204 Madison Phone 1217R
Annual Alumni Banquet
m % m Ben F. Wood
Chief Deputy Sheriff
MONDAY, JUNE 10, 1940 Madison County
Edwardsville High School
Greetings and Best Wishes
38C S£ 3SJ to the Graduates
Alumni Association Parent Teachers Ass’n.
We Give Eagle Stamps We Call for and Deliver
111 E. Vandalia Phone 1070
Mr. Dragalin: “I would like to know why it is that whenever I leave the room for a short time and then return I find no one working.”
Little Earl Leitner: “Because you wear rubber heels.”
Springer and Springer
15G N. Main St. Edwardsville, 111.
Tom Boy Store
THE COMPLETE FOOD STORE WALDO - HARRIS, Props.
132 N. Main Street Edwardsville
STOP AT THE GEM AND EAT IN THE PERFECT GRILL STEAKS — CHOPS — CHICKEN
225 North Main
Miss Jones: "Have you heard of Julius Caesar?” Olin Ostendorf: “Yes, Ma’am.”
Miss Jones: “What do you think he would be doing now if he were alive?”
O. Ostendorf: "Drawing the old age pension."
Raffaelle . Ferguson
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St Boniface Bowling Alleys
Wholesome Entertainment for Young or Old
Leland Buckley (at the party): “Very dull, Kenny Cassens: "What did I learn today, Miss isn’t it?” Jones?” Evelyn Fischer: “Yes, very.” Miss Jones: “Why do you ask?” Leland Buckley: "Let’s go home.” Kenny Cassens: “They’ll want to know at Evelyn Fischer: "I can't. I’m the hostess.” home.”
Compliments of Edwardsville Feed and Seed Store Phone 284 Compliments of Modern Beauty Shop 112 St. Louis St. Phone 580
Compliments of Solter Kriege Hardware 110 North Main Phone 588 Hardware and Sporting Goods Ranges - Washers Paints - Varnishes J. W. Busker, Hdwe. 2H) N. Main Edwardsville, 111.
Compliments of Dr. M. F. Wayne Madison County Abstract and Title Co. Abstract of Title Certificate of Title Title Insurance 112 Hillsboro Phone 81
Ninety-EightEd wards ville Creamery Co.
Quality Dairy Products
Milk, Cream, Cheese, Butter and Evaporated Milk 223 W. Park St.
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in Lake Erie and fishing in the Atlantic. They have boarded and explored the largest boats in the world, the Queen Mary and the Normandie, stood in the head of the Statue of Liberty, and looked down upon New York City from the heights of the Empire State Building.
Wall Street, Fifth Avenue, the Great White Way, Park Avenue—all recall familiar scenes. Many of the boys saw their first typical blue grass horse farm when they visited “Man () War” in Kentucky. These boys will not soon forget West Point on the Hudson, the Niagara Falls, Congress in session, the White House, and the Nation’s Capital.
But there is much more to these trips than merely seeing things and places. These are often of a lighter and more personal nature. Incidents within the camp at night. We have heard rumors indicating that occasionally one of the boys awakens in the morning to find himself on his cot in a field some distance from camp. There are special techniques used to arouse late sleepers; materials applied to obscure parts of cots to prevent the sleeper from being too comfortable. The organization of a bodyguard to protect some of the handsome brutes in the group from strange girls is an absolute necessity. There are other rumors but the boys prefer them to be a closed secret.
The days spent on the “Boy’s Camping Tour” are days of fun, mixed unconsciously with geography and history, and certainly, many boys have at least had a glimpse of how the “other half” live.
Ninety-NineFOOTBALL SEASON — RESUME
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On a perfect football night before a capacity Homecoming throng, Alton defeated the Tigers 6-0 in a nip and tuck affair. The majority of the first three quarters was a combination punting duel and a waiting game between the two teams. At the close of the third period the Hilltoppers capitalized on a break and scored the game’s only marker. The fourth quarter was a furious affair with EHS making a determined downfield march only to be repulsed on the two-yard stripe as the game ended.
In the annual renewal of the EHS-Collinsville rivalry, in the Collinsville Bowi, Collinsville played one of their best games of the year to down the Tigers. Boasting of a speedy little Negro backfield star, the Kahoks got revenge for last year's plastering by passing the Tigers dizzy, all of their three touchdowns coming on long passes. Late in the third quarter, with the score tied 6-6, Collinsville’s passing attack started to click and it was then they left our Tigers behind.
EDWARDSVILLE—0 GRANITE CITY—0
Granite City brought to Edwardsville a fair team which was not up to the usual standard of Granite City teams. The game lacked scores, but made up for them with thrills, due to many intercepted passes, fumbles and funny “misplays” by both teams. Neither team came very close to scoring and here again the Tiger backfield showed that it lacked that final “punch” within the third-yard line.
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Mottar Drug Co.
One HundredStudents of Edwardsville High
have always found The Bank of Edwardsville a good friend. To members of the graduating class, as to those who follow them, this bank extends best wishes.
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Established 18G8 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Papa loved mama Mama loved men. Mama’s in the graveyard, Papa’s in the pen. Policeman H. Foehrkalb: “Use your noodle! Use your noodle!” Miss Gewe: “My goodness, where is it? I’ve pushed and pulled everything on this car.”
Our best wishes to the success of the Class of
And to the entire Student body of E. H. S.
FIRE DEPARTMENT POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHIEF DENNIS HENTZ ALVIN WOOD ALBERT SCHWARTZKOPF EDWARD W. WEEKS CHIEF AUG. H. SOEHLKE CAPTAIN CHAS. KRIEGER PATROLMAN EDW. AGLES PATROLMAN FRANK NOVAK PATROLMAN JOHN HUSE
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He flew through the air, with the greatest of ease. But the funny thing was, He forgot his trapeze.
Silas Clam Lies on the floor. He tried to slam A swinging door.
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"Mother, may I go out to swim?" "Alas, my darling daughter, A girl with such a lovely limb Will soon be in deep water!” Virginia Lee: "Why did you suddenly give that comedian the air?” Donna Bergsehneider: "Why? Because every time I was out with him, he tried to get funny."
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Elizabeth Crossman: “Mother, you’re a lucky lady.”
Mrs. Crossman: “How’s that?”
E. Crossman: “You won’t have to buy me any books this term. I’m taking all last term’s work over again.”
John Rishel: “I think the driver of that car ahead must be the teacher I had when I was in school.”
James Belshaw: “What makes you think that?” John Rishel: “Well, she was just as stubborn about letting me pass.”
FOOTBALL SEASON — RESUME
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Journeying to Madison the Tigers took the opening kickoff and in seven plays furiously punched their way to an early score. The game then dissolved into a punting duel and the EHS offense which “clicked” so well on the first few plays failed to get going again during the entire game. It was late in the last half of this contest that Captain Mel Colclasure met with the misfortune of having his front teeth kicked out during a scramble for the ball.
EDWARDSVILLE—0 EAST ST. LOUIS—20
East St. Louis brought to Edwardsville a power-house team of experienced letter-men who, with Alton, finished in a tie for the Southwestern Conference championship. EHS took the kickoff and did quite well on the first few plays, until the Flyer’s obtained possession of the ball and the “jig” was up as East Side boys rushed across two scores before the half. At the half, the Tigers braced and played heads-up ball, holding the Flyers to one touchdown and thus ending their pigskin campaign for 1939.
One Hundred FourIllinois and Missouri Licensed
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“Here comes the parade. Where’s Mother?” “She’s upstairs waving her hair.”
“Goodness, can’t we afford a flag?”
D. H. Mudge
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Representatives of the
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
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Mary E. Rowekamp: "No girl has ever made a fool out of me.”
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One Hundred SixLETTERMEN (Continued From Page 76)
Leonard Menoni, ’41 (Center)—“Len” finished his second year as the varsity center. He did a fine job of line backing and his height helped bolster the pass defense. He is one of next year’s co-captains.
Bill Martin, ’41 (Back)—“Bill” is another one of the returning backs. He was fast and shifty, but was hampered by his light weight.
Melvin Kuetlie, ’41 (Guard)—“Couthy,” as he was known to the boys, was a hard lighter. He blocked hard and sometimes got a little rough with the opponents. He helped keep up the spirit and morale of the team.
Virgil Abel, ’40 (End)—“Squirt” held down one of the end positions, a good pass receiver and an experienced veteran. He held the team together and sometimes called signals.
Harold Lankford, ’42 (Tackle)—“Lank” was a newcomer on the first team. He played his line position well and frequently drove through the opponent’s line. He has two more years ahead of him and should do well in the future.
Charles Kuchy, ’40 (Tackle)—“Suehy,” a two hundred pounder, came out for the first time this season. He was fairly fast for his size and soon made the first team with his ability to plug a hole and bolster the Tiger line.
Maurice Gregor, ’42 (Back)—“Tootie” had pretty good size and fitted nicely info the Tiger backfield. He was a good blocker and possessed a lot of speed. However, towards the close of the season he received an arm injury, which kept him out of action.
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3— Game at Wood River and what a game. Score: Edwardsville 30, Wood River 26.
4— Pictures being taken for the Tiger.
5— Large assembly with the band and a program. Game with East St. Louis and we really beat them. Score: Edwardsville 39, East St. Louis 24.
9—Leap Year Party and a huge success.
11— General faculty meeting. Madison wrestlers here and we won.
12— Assembly with "Information Please” program. Game with Granite and we lost. Score: Edwardsville 23, Granite City 35.
13— Game with Madison and we won. Edwardsville 43, Madison 31.
16—P. T. A. meeting.
19—Big amateur hour and lots of fun. Game with Collinsville and a good game too. Score: Edwardsville 21, Collinsville 19.
23— Donkey game.
24— Last day to review for tests. Beginning of second semester.
25-26—Semester tests today. Game with Belleville and did we trim them. Score: Belleville 16, Edwardsville 29.
27—Game with Staunton and we lost 28 to 29.
29—Preps start to school today and everyone is either happy or sad about their report cards.
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2— Assembly for preps and game tonight with Alton. A victory, hurray. Score: Edwardsville 38, Alton 31.
3— Game with East St. Louis. Score Edwardsville 25, East St. Louis 21.
5—Annual “Kid Party.”
9—Assembly with Mrs. Shannon, vocalist, and Mr. Louderback. speaker. Game with Wood River. Score: Edwardsville 18, Wood River 27.
10- Game with Granite City.
16—Game with Madison and a victory. Score: Edwardsville 38, Madison 22.
20—Large assembly with the Illinois Wesleyan Band playing for us. Game with Collinsville and did they ever take us? Score: Edwardsville 19,
22— Washington’s birthday.
23— Play given by Speech Club called “The Wedding.”
24— Sectional wrestling meet.
28—Regional Tournament starts at EHS tonight. Granite beat Madison 64 to 22, and EHS beat Bethalto 42 to 23.
1—Granite City puts EHS out of the tournament by a score of 56-27. What a game! A large assembly and we sang songs.
9—District solo contest at Granite City.
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22— Good Friday.
23— District band contest at Granite City.
26— Basketball dinner.
29—Normal Glee Club sang here.
2—Stamp Club party.
3-6—North Central Association.
5—Institute at East St. Louis.
9—Dress rehearsal for the Senior play.
11— Senior play.
12— Chorus festival.
15—Board of Education dinner.
11—Junior-Senior banquet. District track meet. 18—State track meet.
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25— Confe-ence track meet. 2S-2S—Seniors exams.
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I, ROY BUDDHU, leave enough clothespins for future assemblies.
I, GEORGANNA BURGDORF, leave my law book to anyone who understands it.
I, KENNETH CASSENS, leave my orange sweater to Hoppy. It blends.
I, MARY CAULK, leave—so sorry you can’t follow, under-graduates.
I, MARVIN CHRISTMAN, leave my masculine charm to Mat Burger.
I, BOB COLBERT, leave to see how many teeth my car has left in its geers.
I, ROBERT CHURCHILL, leave my paper route to Mr. Dragalin—he needs pin money. I, WAYNE CLINE, leave to demand my job as usher at the Lux back.
I, MELVIN COLCLASURE, leave for Ruth’s house. “Are you home—Brew?”
I, ORVILLE COOPER, leave ’cause I’m all done.
I, LOIS CORY, leave out the back door as Marvin knocks on the front door.
I, WAYNE COX, leave my loud vocal cords to Mr. Goff.
I, JOSEPH CRANE, leave my mustache to Mr. Gibson to transplant.
I, WILLIAM CROCKROFT, leave to show Fred Astaire the Glen Carbon hoof.
I, ELIZABETH CROSSMAN, leave with Ralph Irvin—I hope.
I, PERCY DAVIS, leave my name Percy to anyone who wants to make something of it. I, VICTOR DREXELIUS, leave my cowboy suit to some other Drug Store Cowboy.
I, JEAN DUNN, leave 'cause I’m all DUNN.
I, MARY EBERHART, leave my office job to some Freshie who hasn’t any sense.
I, VIRGINIA FENSTERMAN, leave my shyness to Jack Allen.
I, MARION FINK, leave my country estate address in the Dean of Boys office.
I, EDNA EVANS, leave my back seat curling girls’ hair to Dorothy George.
I, FRED FELDWORTH, leave my first two initials F. F. to Freddy the Freshie.
I, EVELYN FISCHER, leave to have more time to spend with Jim in the Plymouth. I, RAY FITZPATRICK, leave for Irene’s house. Good “Frey.”
I, HENRY FOEHRKALB, leave my usher’s uniform to J. J. Love.
I, CLETUS FOEHRKALB, leave to pitch ball for the Glen Carbon Coal Miners.
I, MARY LOU FRANCIS, leave my “Come and Get it Look” to Gertrude Mellenthin. I, NORENE FREY, leave to become a terrible success.
I, PAT GIESE, leave to pass my Dad’s papers.
I, ALFRED GILDERSLEEVE, leave my school loyalty to all who enter EHS.
I, HARRIET GLAESER, leave to take care of the out-of-town boys.
I, MARGUERITE GLAESER, leave to help my sister—she can use it.
I, MARIE GONEZESKI, leave my seat in the Glen Bus to Dermot Feryanitz.
I, CHARLES GRAHAM, leave as quietly as I came. Did you know I was here?
I, ELVINA HARRISON, leave for Collinsville to shake a leg.
I, EDNA MAE HARTUNG, leave to help Kate Smith get the Moon Over the Mountain. I, EDWIN HAYNES, leave with Abel to put slot machines back in circulation.
I, FLORENCE HEINEMEIER, leave to study nursing.
I, HARRIET HENDERSON, leave to become America’s first woman president.
I, ELMA HENKE, leave with no regrets.
I, ROSE HENRY, leave my looks to anyone who needs them.
I, JOHN HERMAN, leave to trade my Ford in on Ray’s “Hold-tight” car.
I, HARRIET HILDENSTEIN, leave to help at home.
I, MARIAN HILLA, leave to see stars in Hollywood. I’ve seen them at night.
I, STANLEY HITTNER, leave to box mushmelons.
I, HELEN HOLDER, leave ’cause Arlen left last year.
I, MARGARET HONCHAK, leave while the leaving is good.
I, LEE HUDSON, leave my favorite song to Day and Night Garage—‘ Nite and Day.”
I, MARGARET INGRAM, leave my cute lisp to Miss Jones.
I, RALPH IRVIN, leave with Elizabeth Crossman—we hope.
I, JOHN JAROS, leave to drive the School Bus. I got six years experience.
I, MARGARET JARRETT, leave to drive our car around town.
I, BESSIE JENKINS, leave to meet my boy friend.
I, PEGGY JONES, leave my “oomph” to Kay Kesl.
I, CLETUS KENNEDY, leave to find my cigarette case that I had hidden under bushes.
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One Hundred ThirteenScTliOY Will (Continued from Preceding Page)
1, WARREN KERCKHOFF leave my spotlight to Maxine she shines.
I. EVELYN KLAUS, leave my sweetness to Miss Adams.
I. GERALD KLINGEL, leave to fly a kite instead of airplanes.
I, VIRGINIA KOENIG, leave EHS for the last time and first.
I, FRANK KOLESA, leave; I got my diploma, now I can loaf.
I. CHARLES KOVARIK, leave to put a “No Parking” sign in our drive to help Sis. I. MARIAN KREJCI, leave to grab some handsome man.
I, MARCELLA KREUTZBERG, leave many friends behind.
I. FLORENCE KRTICKA, leave for spaces unknown.
I, HELEN LANDA, leave with Cousin Joe. He needs watching.
I, JOSEPH LANDA, leave for an aspirin Bayers. Wow, some headache.
I, HAZEL LANDRUS, leave for Collinsville. They have the boys.
I. DORIS LAWYER, leave my date-book to Betty Barnett.
1. VIRGINIA LEE, leave my instrument to some windy person.
I, EARL LEITNER, leave the “boogie man” to get Ed Utechtt.
I, FLOYD MACKE, leave my red hair to Miss Davis.
I. ROBERT MATEER. leave in a Chevvie that once was junked.
I, EDNA MEIKAMP, leave still wandering what I learned.
I. DOROTHY METZGER, leave to see if there are any more like Betty.
I. WAYNE METZGER, leave my hysterical laugh to Miss Adams.
I. LORENE MEYER, leave fully prepared for leap year.
I, VERA MEYER, leave unmarried—shucks!
I, DORIS MEYER, leave my “boysterousness” to any cute Freshie.
I, EDWARD MOORE, leave to mop up Geo. B. Cathcart’s floors.
I, MARY JANE MOTTAR, leave my good nature to Irene Frey.
I. PAUL MUELLER, leave my heart and soul in EHS.
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One Hundred FifteenScTliOT Will (Continued, from Page 114)
I, DOLORES MUZIK, leave for a certain gas station on Hillsboro.
I, SHIRLEY NEUENSCHWANDER, leave to find a shorter last name.
I, DEVERE NEUTZLING, leave to set the world on fire. Who’s got a match?
I, MARGARET NORD, leave my bathing suit to Cliff Schmidt.
I, RUSSELL OETTEL, leave to be a steeple-jack and look down for a change.
I, IRENE OPEL, leave to apply for a job in the office. I’m through being an apprentice. I, MARIAN OSTENDORF, leave my dimples to Cliff Schmidt.
I, OLIN OSTENDORF, leave without a worry or a care.
I, GLORIA PIAZZI, leave my make-up kit to no one.
I, HAZEL POOS, leave to gaze at the Tiger and find Capt. Colclasure’s picture.
I, EUGENE PUNCHER, leave for Worden for some occupation.
I, FERN REID, leave for Worden for some occupation.
I, JOHN RISHEL, leave my pipe and Bull Durham to Bobby Burroughs.
I, MARY ELLEN ROSINOS, leave to celebrate Sadie Hawkins Day or Leap Year.
I, MARY ELLEN ROWEKAMP. leave to give full time to George Brendle.
I, ROBERTA RUTZ, leave my talkative ways to Nelda Phillips.
I, LEROY SCHEIBAL. leave to roll out the barrel with Etzkorn and Kerckhoff.
I, BETTY SCHIERBAUM, leave my telephone number in 109, row 1, seat 8.
I, LEE SCHLEMER, leave to run for the school board.
I, LEO SCHMIDT, leave to double for Johnny “Call for Phillip Morris.”
I, RALPH SCHMIDT, leave a flute to the whistler's section.
I, VIOLA SCHMIDT, leave my loud intentions to the invisible man.
I, DON SCHNEIDER, leave my up-sweep style hair to Mr. Smith.
I, LOUISE SCHUETTE, leave the school just as it is.
I, WINIFRED SHASHEK, leave to lecture on love.
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I, MARY ELLEN SIMONS, leave my pleasing personality to Tommy Wood.
I, ROY SLEMER, leave my marvelous physique to Denny Aylward.
I, ELNA SMITH, leave my newspaper job to anyone who hasn’t time to study.
I, CAROL SOEHLKE, leave to get somewhere in this world.
I, LEONARD SOEHLKE, leave to burn up the streets of Glen Carbon.
I, LORENE SOEHLKE, leave to help Daddy catch hooky players.
I, HENRY SPERANDIO, leave to return my brother’s bow ties. He missed them.
I, KIRK STAFFORD, leave my wavy hair and curling irons to Bill Martin.
I, BETTY STELZRIEDE, leave for a career.
I. ROMAN STOLCIS, leave someone to care for Miss Davis’ keys. Locker boy wanted. I, COLEMAN STONE, leave my Senior picture to the Tiger.
I. CHARLES SUCHY, leave my football suit to next year’s team.
I, RUTH SUESSEN, leave someone else to do my office chores.
I, JEAN SUFFOLK, leave to dig-dig-dig, well, all right.
I, MARY TALICK, leave with a snicker.
I, RAE THEUER, leave to become a boy cigarette girl at the Rainbow Inn.
I, OLIVE THOMAS, leave Cupid to bite D. R. Blodgett.
I, ERNEST TOSOVSKY, leave for Ballweg’s for a coke and a date.
I, DOLORES TRAUB, leave my temper to Miss Sloan.
I, RUSSELL TREAT, leave to throw a “house lick’’ in an empty saloon.
I, LESTER TROECKLER, leave my rosy cheeks to Miss Cheek.
I, FRANK VANZO, leave my many girl friends to George Gent.
I, EVELYN VIERE, leave four years of schooling in the lost and found box.
I, DUANE VOLZ, leave my bashfulness to Len Menoni.
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Wendell Browning: “Hey, there’s an insect in my soup.” Waiter W. Cline: “Ah, it’s probably one of those vitamin bees.” It was very hot in the history room. Mr. Wilson said, “We will now turn to Greece.” Charles Suchy: “We sure will if someone doesn’t open a window.”
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Victor Drexelius: “See that man playing fullback? He’ll be our best man in about a week.” Jean Dunn: “Oh, this is so sudden.”
Frank Kolesa: “You got your hair cut, didn’t u?”
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One Hundred NineteenSENIOR WILL (Continued From Page 117)
I. WAYNE WALTER, leave my brother to carry on our good name of Walter.
I. LAWRENCE WEBER, leave my last name to any girl who wants it for life.
I, OLIN WEBER, leave to find some excitement.
I, DOROTHY WEHNER, leave my dreamy gaze to Mat Doeller.
I. GENEVA WEIDNER, leave my typing fingers to Maxine Greenwood.
I, HUBERT WETZEL, leave; heck. I just got here, too. So long, girls.
I, ELSIE WIEMERS, leave to see the world on roller skates.
I, DORRENCE WILKISON, leave my way with the women to the highest bidder.
I, DAVID YATES, leave my many notes to Mr. Shannon.
I, EDWIN ZIKA, leave to go mushroom hunting.
BASKETBALL LETTERMEN (Continued From Page82)
Maurice Gregor ’42—“Tootie” was a good ball handler and floor man and turned in some good games during the course of the season. His rebounding was good and his experience gained last year in the tournaments stood him in good stead.
Hill Martin ’41—“Hill” was the captain of this year’s squad, an unusual occurrence due to his being a Junior. He was a little slow but as a rule ho could be counted on for a good game and his team work made for unison on the team.
ilbur olz ’41—“Wib” developed slowly and it wasn’t until the middle of January that he came into his own. He was fast and shifty and an excellent dribbler and after “Squirt’s” graduation he was the mainstay of the team, both in fight and scoring power. With another year ahead of him, lie’ll be hard to stop.
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under his pants legs to make him appear taller and he is doing a good job of it. Eleanora Barone is still telling everyone that her fur coat is old. It looks new to us. Clarice Bartels is seen taking her sister, Melba, to the dentist every other day. Wonder if Dr. Murl N. could be the reason! Mary Bast is playing hookey from school and going to the American Legion Park to read a book under a shade tree.
Next our magic ball tells us that Earl Baughman is manager of Silverbloom’s and the store is going to the wall because “Butch” requires all his employees to be straight “A” students. Logan Bayer is seen playing the part of Harry Chin from Beardstown. Razor blades are cheap. Logan. Helen Beck still can’t make up her mind whether to quit school in favor of a job or not. She’d better make up her mind soon. Jeanette Behrendt is teaching a class in E. H. S. on “How Not To Stutter.” Next we see a girl laboring hard to obtain her one-hundred words a minute in shorthand. This girl is none other than our own Luetta Bekemeyer. James Belshaw is a man of leisure, because he is such a “Romeo” in Glen that the girls couldn’t bear to see Jim doing manual labor.
Donna Bergsclineider is waiting for Leap Year (1952) to come around so that she can get Harlowe to say “Yes.” Good luck! Augie Bettman is playing more and more basketball, but after ten years of playing, he says it is getting a little boring. What’s your trouble, “Flash”? The next person who steps before the crystal ball is Dorothy Black. Dorothy has decided to reform a bit, and not go to every one of Joe Ladd’s dances. (She now misses one every week.) Eileen Braundmeier and Eileen Brandt
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One Hundred Twen+y-OneSenior Class Prophecy (Continued From Preceding Page)
are working together in their beauty shop called, “The Eileen Miracle Shop.” They are making scads of money on their new kind of permanent wave. This wave is both machineless and wireless. Clarence Brew has moved all his belongings into room 305 because he can’t see any chance of ever passing Chemistry without Robbie.
Gladys Mae Brooks is playing the part of the fat lady in Ringling Brothers. Barnum and Bailey Circus, and is getting a big “bang” out of it. Next in line we see Wendell Browning, who is still longing to get a date with his dream girl. Why not give him a break, Pat?
Our crystal ball tells us that Leland Buckley has become a prominent lawyer, but still can’t decide between his two old flames in high school. Which shall it be, Buck? Roy Buddhu is still trying to court Jane Starkey, but it seems as if she won’t give him a chance. Here we have something new in the way of prophets, because Georganna Burgdorf has become a room-temperature prophet. She knows exactly how far to move the window to change the room-temperature a degree. And speaking of temperatures, here is Kenny Cassens trying desperately to air-condition the city of Edwardsville so that it will have the same temperature the year round. Mary Caulk is eating her heart out because her grade school flame, M. C., has moved to Granite. She says she is sure of being an old maid now. . rl
Marvin Christman has introduced the fad of putting compasses on all grapefruit so that the eater wrill be able to direct the juice from his eyes. You are sure to see Mary sitting on the south side of the table.
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P. H. Kinsel: "I am going to lecture today on the psychology of lying. How many of you have read chapter 25 of the text?” Nearly every student raised his hand. PHK.: “Good. You are the group to whom I wish to lecture. There is no chapter 25."
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One Hundred Twenty-ThreeSenior Class Prophecy (Continued From Page 122)
Robert Churchill is Scout Master of Troop 28, and every day he tells the boys NOT to drink water from a creek. Wayne Ciine now steps before the magic ball and we see that he has bitten his finger nails so much that now they are to the stage where they won’t grow any more, so he wears artificial ones to have something to chew on. One of our ex-grads has taken up the vocation of demonstrating how to smoke cigars. They tell me that he smokes ten cigars a day. What a man!! This man is none other than Bob Colbert. Melvin Colclasure is having a let of trouble with his artificial teeth and has brought a law suit against E. H. S. for damages.
Next to have his future told is Orville Cooper. Orville hasn’t said any more than “Yes” or “No” for the past ten years. The graduating class of 15)40 is taking up a collection to have speech-records made for Orville to lend variety to his “Yes’s” and “No’s”. Lois Cory is now a grey-headed girl at twenty-seven from so much worry about keeping Marvin. She has so much competition, you know. Wayne Cox hasn’t come out of hibernation yet. He was discharged in 15)40 in a “Battle of Wits” because he had the lowest score. He now feels that life is a complete failure. Joe Crane is seen on the streets of Edwardsville selling “non-spit” egg-beaters to his former girl class-mates who have become housewives.
Billie Crockroft has become nationally known as a Jitterbug and is dancing in New York. His favorite dance step is the “Glen Carbon Hop.” Next coming up is our ever popular Elizabeth Crossman. The crystal ball tells us she is seen living lavishly off the money that was turned in to her for 1940 Tigers. However, Elizabeth is still the best-liked girl that ever was in E. H. S. Percy Davis has taken over the Shoe Repair work and says that he has a lowly job. Get it? Next we see Art Dees still trying desperately to “make one more basket” before leaving the gym. You’d hardly recognize Art now because his face is red and swollen from being slapped and he has had rabbit fever from scratches. Whose fault is that?
The magic ball now tells us that Jean Dunn is secretary of the Troy Lumber Company, but not for long. You’ve heard the old saying, “Marry the boss’ son.” Well, that is what Jean will do in June. Mary Eberhart is always having heated arguments with J. D. as to clothes. It seems that they are still buying the same style suits. Edna Evans was short on money last Wednesday, so she took the gold off her front tooth and got $10 for it at a pawn-shop. Now she is worrying what to do for a tooth.
Harriet Henderson is now living in Wood River and is quite happy in her new home. She and her Fox get along fine and never have a scrap with each other. Marion Hilla took a trip to Hawaii and got so infatuated with the climate (?) that her Romeo can’t get her to come home. Tell us all about it, Marion. Elina Henke is still living in the glory of being a maid-of-honor at the Football Prom her last year of high school. Don’t let them tease you, Elina, it was an honor. Rose Henry is still holding out as to who her S. P. (secret passion) is. We won’t even make a guess but Rose blushes when we mention it to her. John Herman has just signed a contract with Famous-Barr Company to construct all the little (the big ones, too) airplanes for their toy department. This is the next best thing to being a real airplane manufacturer. Harriet Hildenstein spends all her spare time in Lore’s Beauty Shop. This way she gets a rest from her social activities and catches up on all the gossip.
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Our crystal ball now takes us to Stanley Hittner, and tells us strange things about him. This is that Stanley has introduced the newest fad for men which is that of wearing backless tuxedos. Helen Holder has devoted her life to the Catholic Church. Margaret Honchak has become chief speed-test checker for Miss Hoskins. After ten long years of it. Margaret says she can make perfect circles around errors. This proves that Giotto wasn’t the only perfect circle man. Lee Hudson is seen every Saturday night on a soap box in front of the Court House crying “Down with women! All they want is money, money, money!” Margaret Ingram is trying to convince the people of Brazil that what they need to do is drink “Postum”. Her sales aren’t going so well and she can’t understand why. Shhhh! Don’t anyone tell her Brazil is noted for its coffee.
Fred Feldworth is doing quite well in the match business—not the kind of matches you make when you marry, but the kind you light cigarettes with. Mary Feldworth is in the ear-muff business and is trying to persuade the Edwardsville folks to wear ear-muffs the year round. Mary knows what it is to have frozen ears. The next girl to step before the magic crystal is Marion Fink. She is now the proud wife of Lieutenant Stubbs. Maime writes home that they are really “flying high”. Ah! here we see another of ’40 graduates who has been led to the altar. The crystal tells us that Evelyn Fischer has just returned from her honeymoon in Bermuda with Jim M.
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As the 1940 graduates come and go before the magic ball we see that Ray Fitzpatrick is quite hen-pecked since his marriage to I. Frey. He says that soon he will become so hen-pecked that he will “frey”. Cletus Foehrkalb is standing on his front porch. His door key won’t work because some ten years ago he let Mr. lurcher coat it with copper. Henry Foehrkalb, in the years between 1940 and 1950, has become so fat that he resigned as usher at the “Wildey” because he no longer could get down the aisles. Poor Henry. We see where Mary Lou Francis has married Joyce B. and has firmly decided to settle down and become the ideal wife. More power to you. Mary. Richard Gerdt has discovered a way of spraying the designs on wall-paper after it is on the wall. His only trouble is that it runs off.
Pat Giese is seen working in Frank Vanzo’s famous cocktail lounge and is trying to marry the boss. Next we see Alfred Gildersleeve. Now the crystal ball says that Alfred “he” is a fine boy and “this here” crystal doesn’t lie, but the one thing that has caused A1 to be somewhat of a failure is his dramatical errors. Harriet and Marguerite Glaeser have taken up singing as a profession. They call themselves the “Echo Sisters” and their songs are really coming back to them. Edwardsville High has asked Marie Gonezeski to come to one of their assemply programs and talk on “Good times had at the Kid Party.”
Charles Graham has become the President of the “Honey-flavored” Graham Cracker Company. He makes talks on the radio, and his slogan is “Eat a ‘Graham’ while you listen to Graham.” Now we see Elvina
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Harrison in Africa and all those black people there looking at her with awe because of her blond hair. Edna Mae Hartung has formed a club. Its greatest aim is to persuade people not to drink on New Year’s Eve. Edna Mae has thought about the subject until she has become a fanatic. Edwin Haynes has gone to Hollywood and is playing in very dramatic scenes. Edwardsville High is quite proud to have had such a genius in their midst. The magic ball now takes us to Worden where Florence Heinemeier is the Shorthand teacher in the Worden High School. She keeps her students guessing all the time because they don’t seem to be able to hear all she says.
Next to face the magic ball is Ralph Irvin who has just come from the Olympic games with very low records. Ralph is all broken up about it. Can you still cry on E. C.’s shoulder, Ralph? John Jaros is the super-super salesman for the Burma-Shave people. More whiskers off the chin and on the razor these days! Margaret Jarrett has chosen making speeches entitled “How to Get In and Out of a Girls’ Locker-Room”, to high school students as a profession. This was one of Margaret’s first speeches in a Public Speaking class in ’40. She’s still at it, folks. Peggy Jones is no longer the sweet, innocent little girl, but she is now the head waitress in the new “High-Hat Nite Club” recently established in Glen Carbon, Illinois. Bessie Jenkins is being driven to the new night club by her new chauffeur. Some style! Eh, what?
Marion Jennrng’s heart and interests still lie in Wood River. Since she was a Senior in high school she has been trying to vamp a certain
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Wood River young man. Better luck soon, Marion. Our crystal ball tells us that Cletus Kennedy is in the “Sea of Terrors” catching swordfish. He claims that the reason for catching so many such monsters is because he sings the famous fish song of his high school days, “Hold Tight”. Warren Kerckhoff is managing a basketball team. He calls the team “The Speeders”. The boys run from one end of the gym to the other so fast that you see them at both ends at the same time. Evelyn Klaus is now married to the “one and only” and is seen sitting at home darning socks in the evenings. She seems to believe in the old saying,
“A woman’s place is in the home.”
Gerald Klingel is trying to put all telephone wires under ground so that flyers won’t get quite such a thrill. Virginia Koenig is the only E. H. S. grad of 1940 who has adopted the latest fad of having the seam in silk stockings in the front. Frank Kolesa is now the manager for his little cousin, “Sonny” Kole. “Sonny” and Frank make up a two-man team in every sport there is. Charles Kovarik is serving his fourth day as President of the Senate. He is desperately wondering how much longer he will be able to stay without being impeached. Does history repeat itself? Marian Krejci now steps before the crystal ball to be told that she is the private secretary to the General Manager of the Wool-worth Company.
Marcella Kreutzberg was the only survivor out of 300, when a hotel in which she was staying over night burned. Florence Kritcka has formed
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an association in which she gives advice to the “love-lorn.” Helen Landa has taken the place of the girl who used to dance for Hitler. Joseph Landa is writing a column in the “I” on “How to Keep Your Hair Curly.” Hazel Landrus is now the Worthy Matron of the Edwardsville Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Thornton Lane is in Hollywood and living a very gay life. (He black-mailed the lame Sisters so he wouldn’t tell he was their hillbilly brother, and now he has made good and won’t recognize them.) Hazel Iangwisch has become a singing usher at the Fox theater in St. Louis. Doris Lawyer has made her millions with her invention of “non-skid” napkins. (You know—the kind that stay on your lap instead of on the floor.) Virginia Lee is promoting a greater (and safer) highway between Greenville and Edwardsville. We don’t blame her. Earl Leitner is the human adding machine for Scrooge. William Leitner has become the assistant editor for the “Gumps” who appear in every comic paper all ever the world.
Our magic hall points to another inventor who is Floyd Macke. Floyd had invented a kind of candy which won’t let women lose their figures. He has to guard his formula day and night. Robert Mateer is known the world ever for his famous joke (?) book. Edna Meikamp is quite proud because she has just received the first prize for submitting
the best letter on “I use Oxydol because...........”. Dorothy Metzger
has opened a duck-race track. This track is operated on the same principal as a horse-race track. Wayne Metzger has become head reporter for the “Intelligencer”. He now gathers the news instead of spreading it as he did in 1940.
Next our magic ball tells us of some dancers. These are Doris Meyer and Lorene Meyer who are taking lessons from Sally Rand on how to dance and dance right. Vera Meyer has become a model for “Admiration Hose”. Edward Meyer has now invented cars that don’t have to be cranked before starting. Our crystal ball tells us now that Mary Jane Mottar is the second Jeanette McDonald. They say that the people just flock to hear her sing. Paul Mueller has taken over D. R. Blodgett’s position in the Edwardsville High School. Dolores Muzik sits in Cargenie Hall with her lorgnette, listening to music.
After leaving E. H. S. Shirley Neuenschwander was given a tour of the world. She got as far as the South Sea Islands and she’s still there. Next our magic ball tells us of a medical person who is Devere Neutzling, a famous doctor known the world over for his work at Mayo Brothers Clinic. Instead of just visiting Long Lake, Margaret Nord has built her home there. Russel Oettel, Olin Ostendorf, and Eugene Puncher are constructing a swinging bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, so that the poorer class of people may drive over it and still get the idea of being sea-sick. Irene Opel has opened a dance hall at the Worden Wye and Fern Reid vamps in the customers. They tell us that they specialize in Jitterbug dancing. Marion Ostendorf is still collecting rings, but that one she received in ’40 still means the most to her. Gloria Piazzi has finally become so well educated that she runs a girls’ school and teaches everything herself. Hazel Poos is seen telling bedtime stories on the “Twilight Hour” over station NITE.
Continuing we see John Rishel, who is another determined statesman, who stands at the helm of a nation and dares the world to raise an unfriendly finger. Mary Ellen Rosinos is trying to start up a Matrimonial
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Bureau better than that of Judge Mart’s, and is trying to run him out of business. Mary Ellen Rowekamp is giving a course to all “newlyweds” on “Married Life,” while at the same time Roberta Rutz, who has gone in for a different career, is a model for women’s underwear at Keim’s. Next we see where Leroy Scheibal sells shoe-strings and penny pencils at the 5 10 cent store corner. Our crystal ball tells us that Betty Schierbaum has turned the ideal “bachelor girl”, complete with her cats. Lee Schlemer has taken a political stand in life and has become a Communist and is trying to overthrow the government.
Leo Schmidt, taking the smart attitude towards life has married the boss’ daughter and now sits with his feet on the desk, smoking big black cigars. Next to step before the magic crystal ball is Viola Schmidt. It tells us that Viola has become a manicurist in order that she may hold hands with the men. She says married life is too serious for her. Donald Schneider has a serious out-look on life while buying cough-medicine for his six-triplets at Vic Drexilius’ drug store. They are all boys and look like Don; he has at least outdone Mr. Dionne. Lillie Schneider is seen trying to count the scales on a “little gold fish” which is swimming around in an acquarium at one of the stores in Alton.
The magic ball tells us that Winifred Shashek is running a dress shop in Worden. Business is falling hard, but she has felt no pain as yet. Mary Ellen Simons is the efficient and loving wife to her husband. Roy Slemer has recently become the caretaker of the monkeys at the St. Louis Zoo. Congratulations, Roy, we didn’t think you had it in you!
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Elna Smith has become the star reporter of the Post-Dispatch. Carol Soehlke is now the “glamour-girl” of E. H. S. in the fourth try to become so; now she can get out of here for good!
Our magic ball now tells us of a boy of the 1940 Graduation Class who has really made a name for himself. This is Leonard Soehlke who has proved that there is enough static electricity in a cubic yard of peanut shells to push a billiard ball with the speed of light from New York to Mexico. Meanwhile, Henry Sperandio is married and has nine children, mostly boys and girls. Kirk Stafford is manager of the “Colonial-Bees,” that’s why there is no such team. The crystal says that Lorene Soehlke has become so proficient in teaching of English that her word is taken as authority, but in spite of her beauty she is still a member of the “Watchful Waiters’ Club”. Betty Stelzriede has taken up foreign missionary work in Africa, but so far has not taken up native habits. Roman Stolcis is now a Wall Street executive, with a lovely debutante on each knee.
Coleman Stone has a girls’ air school. He is the only teacher and tries to show the girls how to pilot. Charles Suchy is still trying to impeach the President of the U. S. and is now President of the Stock Yards in East Side, according to the words of the magic ball. Ruth Suessen is the financial manager of Barnum and Bailey Circus. Jean Suffolk is following Russell Treat’s “Reducing Exercises” in order to keep that hour-glass figure of hers. Man,' Talick, Olive Thomas and Evelyn Viere have a little dance number running at Ralph Schmidt’s Theater in Glen Carbon. Rae Theuer is trying to call all his chickens together with his trumpet. In all earnestness Tosovsky has decided to become a bachelor, giving all his love, tenderness, and devotion to the little flowers. Delores Traub has become the ideal wife, buying rolling pins at the 10 cent store.
Lester Troeckler spends his time sitting in front of the mirror trying to keep his hair the pretty pink color that it is now by pulling every white hair out that comes in. We just hope he doesn’t run out of hair. (Think how he would look.) Duane Volz is the Glamour Boy of his time, and is giving lessons on “how not to blush.” We see where Wayne Walter has followed his father’s footsteps as the Justice of the Peace. Lawrence Weber has really put his big ideas about boats and motors together and now runs an excursion boat from St. Louis to New Orleans. Olin Weber has been turned into the so-called “Hen-Pecked Husband” of his wife. Dorothy Weliner, besides owning her beauty parlor. has made “face lifting” her specialty. Geneva Weidner, secretary' of the Chamber of Commerce, is now trying to tell all the business men just how their business should be run.
Among the last to step before our magic crystal is Hubert Wetzel, who is the proud troop-chairman of the Boy Scouts of Alhambra. Elsie Weimers is still—just lookin’. Dorrence Wilkison has become the traveling salesman of whom everyone hears so many tales. David Yates is seen traveling the world over, and playing second fiddle with Rubinoff. And even Edwin Zika has a prosperous shoe-shine business in Grand Central Station.
You folks have heard just what the crystal ball sees for the members of the 1940 Graduation Class in a very few short years. We hope you are all pleased. Everyone knows our Senior Class. Just wait and see our flights through life, (in about 10 years.)
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But this isn’t the end of what our crystal sees. We have yet to tell you what it has told us about what the teachers of E. H. S. will be doing in that elegant year of 1950. The teachers come and go before the crystal ball and this is what it has to say about their futures:
Miss Stoldt has gone in for bigger and better things. Instead of cutting up worms and frogs she now is butcher for the Tri-City. And as Miss Gewe steps in front of the crystal ball, we see her in a straw hat; she is now married and lives on a farm and is trying to teach her pigs Latin. Mr. Lercher has grown so tired of following Mr. Robinson around, he has finally decided to become a detective; he says he knows how to trail people. Miss Davis has gone back to Old Mexico, to her Casanova, whom she found on her trip down there in 1939. Meanwhile, Miss Cheek is recuperating in a hospital from being carried down the bowling alley with a ball; they say that that was one time she lost nearly all her English.
Miss Harris is retired and taking care of her health. The triangles and the rest of her geometry and Dorothy George’s practicing on the piano nearly had her down. She’s getting along fine now. Dorothy’s at college and Miss Harris has forgotten all the Geometry she ever knew. Mr. Gibson, as he steps before the crystal, is a salesman for the “Grow Your Own Hair Tonic Co.” Miss Wood has been married for two years and still gets along with her husband. Mr. Henderson is on trial for “nearly man slaughter”, as he was with Miss Cheek at the bowling alley and she claims he was taking her attention from what she was trying to do.
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Mr. Love is still the dean of boys, but not in E. H. S.; he is in Jacksonville. Miss Adams is married and already has a family, and. to the surprise of everyone, they all speak English. Miss Jones has finallv conquered THIS AND THAT SORT OF THING. While all this has been going on, Mr. Louderback has acquired enough money to retire and is on the Hawaiian Islands resting, sleeping, and eating under a shady palm. Miss Sloan has been fired from E. H. S. and in order to keep up with figures and people she is taking a census of the United States.
Mr. Blodgett, as you have heard of other principals, has retired on the school’s money. Nigel has been taught Mr. Blodgett’s bad habits, but she is not quite so bad. She has gone in for playing cards for money. Miss Harlan is married and between her and Mr. Smith, they have enough boys to make up a football team. Miss Tendick, since she has left dear old E. H. S. back in ’49, has become a Cooking School Teacher. Mr. Wilson is a foreign news correspondent for the U. S.—he says the Italian wine and the Spanish girls are very nice, but not to worry, his wife is with him.
Mr. Kinsel is now planning to take some boys to Europe as he has already seen all of the United States. Mr. Shannon stays home now and takes care of the kids, while Mrs. Shannon teaches school. Miss Pierson has taken her Johnny off to Egypt to live among the Pyramids. Mr. Goff, meanwhile, is trying to persuade the president to give everyone in the United States two acres of land, and go back to the “Old Days.” Miss Hoskins is still preaching to people not to do this, and to do that—even though she doesn’t practice it herself. And Mr. Robinson, meanwhile, is now president of Michigan State College.
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