Edwardsville High School - Tiger Yearbook (Edwardsville, IL)

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JUNIOR GARTNER—Editor BETTY BAUGHMAN—Assistant Editor FRED STROUD—Business Manager JIM MARKS—Advertising Manager AGNES AX—Sales Managern foreword . . . The school year of nineteen forty-four draws to a close with a nation involved in war. Winning this war is the center which absorbs our thinking and challenges all of us. The class of forty-four is ready to join the alumni in the campaign of national defense or in the classroom. Though you journey far with the cavalcade to other places and other friends, may this book bring back the ever-welcome memories of the life we knew here in 1943-44. After a year's labor, the Tiger Staff presents the nineteen forty-four Tiger. The ever-changing March of Events passes 6 in revue.ADMINISTRATION School Board, Deans, Faculty CLASSES Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen ACTIVITIES Clubs, Music, Publications, Parties, Plays ATHLETICS Track, Cheerleaders, Football, Basketball, G. A. A.The class of 1944 should be congratulated for publishing the Tiger this year. This annual provides a record of the determination of our community to provide for the future through the education of its youth despite the pressure of history's greatest war. Edwardsville has maintained schools for one hundred and twenty-three years, public schools for eighty years, and a high school since 1864. Our school was the second high school in Madison County to be accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Edwardsville was the home of the first territorial governor of Illinois and was the third town to be incorporated in the state. The Educational Policies Commission maintains that “school attendance until graduation is the best contribution to the war effort which school age youth can make. Through this book, tribute is paid to the members of this school who have stayed with their jobs here in spite of other opportunities and to the community which has made it possible for them to do so. 9Left to Right: Edward J. Ballweg; Dr. Wayne B. Cox, Secretary; Mrs. M L Burroughs; R. C. Cunningham; E. A. Alexander; J. F. Eeck, President, Harry Hanser This is the body behind the school system of our city, composed of seven members with the purpose of furthering the educational facilities. At the present time the board is very much concerned with the aiding of the war effort and has introduced several new subjects to our curriculum with that interest in mind. It is also deeply concerned with the problems that will confront the educational system in the period following the war. The members of the board are as follows: Mrs. M. L. Burroughs, Mr. R. C. Cunningham, Mr. John Eeck, Mr. Harry Hanser, Dr. W. B. Cox and Mr. E. J. Ballweg. One new member of the board is Mrs. M. L. Burroughs, who is very much concerned with the extra curricular activities becoming a regular part of the curriculum. It is her belief that these activities are needed to round out the education of the American Youth. The board will lose the services of its oldest member, Mr. R. C. Cunningham, when he retires this year. He has served on the board faithfully for the the past sixteen years. Also retiring this year is Major Clyde Fruit, who is serving in the United States Army. Major Fruit has served on the board for the last six years and his services have been of great value to the school system of this city. 10MR. ALEXANDER SUPERINTENDENT A jolly laugh—a friendly word—yes, we mean our own superintendent of schools, Mr. Alexander. Supervising the entire Edwards-ville school system is quite a large job, but under Mr. Alexander's competent guidance, all four schools have been kept running smoothly. MR. WOOD PRINCIPAL Completing his second year here at EHS, Mr. Wood has proved to be a well liked and capable principal. He has expertly managed all problems that the school has presented, and at the same time, has gained the confidence and admiration of all EHS. MR. LOVE DEAN OF BOYS Watching over and keeping up with our EHS boys is really quite a job, but Mr. Love, dean of boys, fills the position well. He is well liked by everyone, and his helpful advice is greatly appreciated by all the boys. Geometry classes and the Hi-Y are also under Mr. Love's supervision. MISS SLOAN DEAN OF GIRLS A true and understanding friend can always be found in our dean of girls, Miss Sloan. With a friendly smile and a helpful word she continues to "mother” all her girls here at EHS. Miss Sloan also teaches English and is sponsor of the Senior Hi-Tri.ELSIE SLOAN English Eastern Illinois State Teachers' College, B. E. Washington U., M. A. Northwestern U. ALICE CHEEK English U. of Illinois, A. B. U. of California U. of Missouri, M. A. ROSE SANDS English Shurtleff, B. A Illinois State Normal U. Western Illinois Teachers' College JOAN HUNTER Science Eastern Illinois State Teachers' College, B. E. ELNORE STOLDT Science MacMurray College, A. B. U. of Michigan, M. S. U. of Wisconsin FRANCES TUXHORN Home Economics MacMurray College, B. S. U. of Illinois ISABEL WOOD English U. of Illinois, A. B. U. of Wisconsin, M. A. U. of California LORRAINE HATCHER English Illinois State Normal U., B. E. Washington U. EDITH LITTLE English Maryville College, A. B. EUGENE LITTLE Science Maryville College, A. B. U. of Tennessee, M. S. EDNA ABENBRINK Home Economics Eastern Illinois State Teachers' College, B. E. Colorado State College CARL GASTON Agriculture Southern Illinois State Normal U. of Illinois, B. S. HELEN GEORGE Mathematics MacMurray College, B. E. JOHN J. LOVE Mathematics U. of Illinois, B. S. in Elec. Engin., M. S., in Ed. CARLA GEWE Latin Washington U., B. A. U. of Colorado, M. A. U. of Wisconsin WARREN C. MULCH Social Science U. of Illinois, B. S. in Ed. Washington U. GRAYCE BARKER Commerce Central Missouri State Teachers' College, B. E., M. A. U. of Kansas, B. S. U. of Illinois, A. B. C. DAVID PEARSON Commerce Oklahoma A. M., M. A. JAMES GROTAGE Manual Training, Coach U. of Illinois, B. S. of Ed. DALE SMITH Physical Education Eastern Illinois State Teachers' College, B. E. EDNA BIBBY Librarian D. W. LEWIS Mathematics Missouri State Teachers' College Michigan U., A. B., A. M. GRACE CUNNINGHAM Foreign Languages McKendree College U. of Illinois, B. S. U. of Wisconsin U. of Colorado, M. A. LOIS FARSON World History, Vocal Music Cornell College, B. A. LELA RAINEY Social Science Illinois State Normal, B. E. ALICE BERGTOLD Commerce Washington U., B. E. Denver U. School of Commerce ALETHA SMISER Commerce Central Missouri State Teachers' College, B. E. Kansas State Teachers' College ESTHER HARLAN Physical Education Illinois State Normal, B. E. lucille McKinney Music Illinois Wesleyan U., B. of Music COLETA M. ZIMMERMAN Office Secretary 12(First Row) Hatcher, Cheek, Tendick, Abenbrink, Sands. (Second Row) Wood, Barker, Bergtold, Farson, Smiser. (Top Row) Harlan, Mulch, Love, Rainey. (First Row) Little, Bibby, McKinney, Gewe. (Second Row) Hunter, Zimmerman, George, Stoldt, Cunningham, Sloan. (Top Row) Little, Pearson, Lewis, Gaston. 13alcade is joinecPresident JIM FLAVIN Vice President CAROL MARIE MAY Sec. Treas. NORMAN NILSSON s To tell the success story of the class of '44, one would have to go way back to the September of 1940 when this famous class first entered EHS. Little did we realize, as we walked up those front steps, that it was here that we would spend the happiest years of our lives. It was like entering a new world with the rush and noise of the crowded halls, but it wasn't long before we were adding to the hub-bub in our own meek way. But time flew and before long we were sophomores. We took part in a great many social and athletic events. The days went fast and before we knew it we were representing the Junior class at EHS. We gave a play and sponsored a very successful Junior-Senior Prom. We were on our way up and our junior year served as a dress rehearsal for the grand finale that was to come. And then it came, the day when we became the seniors of EHS. We took the role very willingly and continued to make a name for our class, but as the day of graduation grew near each of us began to regret that our school life at EHS was drawing to a close. It came at last and we left with pleasant memories to carry on in the world our success in school. E N I O R S 17Alvin Arbough "Al" “You don't realize my possibilities." Latin Club 2 Science Club 3 Track 1. 2 Udell Aumann "Rudy” "Make room for a man." Football 1, 2 Stamp Club 1, 2 Alice Baits "Baitsie" “She's always on the go." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3, 4 Latin Club 2 Music Appreciation 2 Tiger Times 1 Chorus 3. 4 Vivian Barnes "Viv" “Jolly, peppy, gay. and kind. A better pal is hard to find." Speech 1, 2. 3 Band 2. 3. 4 Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3. 4 Music Appreciation 2, 3 Operetta 2, 3 A Cappella Choir 2. 3. 4 Swing Band 2. 3. 4 Ruth Behrendt “Ruthie" “Full of fun and mischief." Hi-Tri 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 2 Home Ec. Club 3 Glee Club 1. 2. 3 Operetta 1, 2. 3 Junior Play 3 Archery 2 Audrey Bohm "Aud" “I haven't found him yet. but I'm still looking." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Latin Club 1 Home Ec Club 2. 3 Chorus 2, 3 Band 1 Clare Augsburger "Fritz" “Man has his will, but woman her way." Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3 Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4 Home Economics 2, 3 Operetta 1. 2, 3 Band 3 Bowling 3 Agnes Ax “Aggie" “Personality and charm are her best friends." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Secretary 2 Hi-Tri Council 2, 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Speech Club 3 Junior Play 3 Tiger Sales Manager '« Student Council 2. 3 Wilbur Bange “Wib" "We could call him a quiet man, but we know him too well." Football 4 Track 1 Cheer Club 2 Model Club 1, 2 Tiger Times 4 Camera Club 2 Elizabeth Baughman "Betty" “Bocu:y. brains, and banter." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 President 3 Hi-Tri Council 3. 4 Vice President 4 Latin Club 1, 2, 3 Treasurer 1 Commerce Club 3 Asst. Editor Tiger 4 D.A R Citizenship Award 4 Wilton Bircher "Birch" “It is such a bore to be a handsome man." Model Club 1. 2 Science Club 3 Hi-Y 3. 4 Earl J. Brandt "Bird" “Too tall to walk under his own umbrella.' Columbus, Ohio 1 Science Club 2 Camera Club 2 Hi-Y Club 3 Peggie Arbuckle "Peg" “Always out for a good time." Wood River High 1. 2 Fred A. Bolster "Fritz" “Some people like to study, and some people don't.” F A A. 3. 4 Beverly Bardelmeier "Bev" “Curly hair, every girl's dream." Student Council 1 Hi-Tri Vice President 4 Operetta 2, 3 A Cappella 3, 4 Junior Play 3 Speech Club 2, 3, 4 Sec. Treas. 3 Football Maid 3 Tiger Ad Staff 4 Vernon Becker "Becker" “I. live my life the only way. I sleep all night, and half the day." Track 1. 2. 3 F F A. 1. 2 Mary Lou Black "Maryl" “Girls with qood lines make the best catches." Cheerleader 1 Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3 Secretary 3 Cheer Club I Speech Club 2. 3 President 3 Football Maid 1, 2 John Broderick "Jack" “Who's the cutest boy in school and why on 17- Band 2. 3. 4 Swing Band 2. 3. 1 Science Club 3 Cheer Club 1, 2. 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Music Appreciation 2, 3 Tiger Staff 4 18SENIORS Fay© Backs ««r •• Faye "A girl of gentle manner." Worden 1, 2, 3 George Brodie "George” "Must know sumpin’ but don't say nothin'." Track 2 Virginia Brown “Snookie" “I'm not tho only ono; there aro two others.” Hi-Tri 3 Latin Club 1 Spanish Club 4 Donald Brown "Don” “I've yet to understand one of my women." Springfield, Mo. 2 Swing Band 4 Band 4 Elda Burges "Elda" “She has a friendly nature." Bethalto, 111. 1, 2 Hi-Tri 3 Tiger Times 4 Edna Clawson "Eddie” “She laughs at the wiggling of a straw." Hi-Tri 1, 2, 3 Chorus 2, 3 Camera Club 2 William Coolbaugh "Bill” “Punting a football is one way to get a kick out of school." Football 2. 4 Joanna Cunningham “Jody" "I just arrived this year." Troy 1, 2. 3 Home Ec. Club 4 Richard Brumitt "Dog" “The Lord said: ‘Let there be foolishness.' and He created me." Band 1, 2, 3. 4 Swing Band 3, 4 Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4 Vice President 4 French Club 1, 2 Junior Plav 3 Music Appreciation 2, 3 Chorus 4 Wilmeroy Burrus "Pie” “If I'm too busy to sleep nights. I can sleep in class." Basketball 1, 2 Football 2 . Kenneth Coffey "Coffee” “The man behind the public address system." Litchfield High 1, 2 Sound System 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Track 3, 4 Martha Crawford "Mart” “Can two live as cheap as one?" Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Camera Club 2 Ruth Dorsey "Ruthie" “Her air. her manner, all who see admire." Wood River High 1, 2 Hi-Tri 3 Vernon Bunte “Ewald” “Do I look like a man in love?" Hi-Y 1, 2. 3 Secretary 3 Science Club 2 Operetta 2, 3, 4 Chorus 2, 3, 4 A Cappella 2, 3, 4 Cheer Leader 3. 4 Student Council 4 Basketball 1 Dorothy Sue Clark “Dottie Sue" “We like your Southern accent." Trenton, Kentucky 1 Hi-Tri 2. 3 Latin Club 2 Doris Rose Conner "Connie" “Life is too short to wasto studying." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Stamp Club 1, 2 Library Club 3, 4 Vice President 4 Betty Cronin "Betty” “Her voice, her manner, her walk, but most of all her stream of talk." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Speech Club 3, 4 Junior Play 3 Student Council 3. 4 Treasurer 3 Vice President 4 Lorraine Dannenberg "Lorraine” "The way to have a friend is to be one." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Chorus 1. 4 Latin Club 2, 3 Commerce Club 3, 4 President 4 19SENIORS William Dorsey "FIyin Willie" “I don't blush — that's just my natural color." Wood River 2 Bethalto 1. 3 Jacquetta Evans "Jackie" "A twin brother comes in handy." Band 2, 3 Hi-Tri 2 Betty Fagg "Bette" "The light of love flames brightly when a girl finds her match." Chorus 2. 3, 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 James Flavin "Jim" "With his personality he can't help but be a success." Student Council 1, 4 Camera Club 1 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 President 4 Swing Band 1, 2, 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Tiaer Staff 4 Senior Class President 4 Kenneth Gephart "Buzz" "Just call me Mr. Penny." Science Club 2. 3 Model Club 2 Florence Grange "Popeye" "I help take care of the library." Hi-Tri 3. 4 Library Club 3. 4 Leroy Eickmann "Icke" “Let the world slip by. I'll take it easy." Chorus 1, 2, 3 A Cappella 2 Science Club 2, 3 Jacque W. Evans "Bert" “A million dollar smile." Spanish Club 2 Beverly Ann Fink "Fink" “Brown eyes, charming and sweet, she has a kind word for all she meets." Hi-Tri President 1 Latin Club 1, 2 Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Operetta 2 Class Officer 2 Tiger Staff 4 Football Maid 3 Football Queen 4 Thetis Foltz "Thed" "Never a dull moment." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Latin Club 1. 2 Chorus 1, 2. 3 A Cappella 3 Band 1 Junior Gartner "Gus" "I still have time for strawberry blondes!" Science Club 2. 3, 4 Treasurer 3, 4 Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Swing Band 1, 2, 3. 4 Model Club 1 Junior Play 3 Tiger Editor 4 Joyce Grinstead "Grinny" "Our All American Girl." Carrollton High 1, 2 G A A 3. 4 President 4 Football Maid 3 Hi-Tri 3 Merle Espenschied "Elmer" "I'm one of those country Romeos." Marine 1, 2 Basketball 1. 2 F.F.A 3 Anamelia Evers "Sally" "At times men bore me." Bunker Hill 1, 2 Hi-Tn 3 Latin Club 3 Chorus 4 Edna Foehrkalb "Ed" "Monday comes too soon after Sunday night." Hi-Tri 3 Glee Club 2 Tiger Times 1 Celeste Frey "Fry" "Always happy — never sad. Full of pop and — never bad?" Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3, 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Speech Club 3, 4 Mary Jane Gent "Gent" "She may not bo able to do everything, but she can sing." Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3, 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Speech Club 3. 4 Music Appreciation 2 Chorus 1, 2, 3. 4 A Cappella 4 Operetta 1, 3 Junior Play 3 Laverne Grosenheider "Shorty" "Sigh no more. boys, sigh no more." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Football Maid 3 20Dorothy Grotefendt "Dot" "We think you're awfully cute." Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3. 4 Home Ec. Club 1. 2. 3, 4 Dallas Harrell, Jr. “Dal" "Bouncing alonq in a rattling car. With a ganq of kids but I can't go far." Basketball 1, 2 Band 1, 2. 3. 4 Model Club 1. 2 Science Club 3 Music Appreciation 3 Junior Play 3 Charles M. Haywood "Power" "A very careful student, careful not to overdue it." Football 3, 4 Track 1, 2. 3, 4 Basketball 4 Fred Heepke "Beef" "All the farmers have gas." FA A 1. 2, 3 Hi-Y 3, 4 Operetta 1, 2, 3 William Gene Hicks "Bill" "It takes work to play successfully." Science Club 1. 2 Camera Club 1, 2 Basketball 1, 2 Leslie Jaggers "Les" "Girls just bother me." F F A. 2, 3. 4 Track 4 Basketball 1 Merlin Gusewelle "Red Ryder" “It is better to play than do nothing." Glee Club 1. 2. 3 Operetta 2, 3 Band 2 F.F.A 1, 2. 3 William Dean Harris "Willie" “He could play basketball; ye gads, how he could play basketball." Alhambra High 1. 2. 3 Basketball 4 Nina Jane Heady "Nina" "When there's nothing else to do nights. I study." Cheerleader 1 Student Council 1, 2, 3. 4 President 4 Hi-Tri Council pres. 4 Speech Club 1,3.4 Tiger Ad Staff 4 Football Maid 2, 3. 4 Operetta 2. 3. 4 Elda Louise Hering "Shorty” “Small in stature—big at heart." Worden 1. 2. 3 George Hardbeck "George" “A quiet man but quite a man." F.F.A 1, 2. 3, 4 Football 1 Robert L. Hartung "Bob" "Careful girls — don't fall over his line." Football 2, 3. 4 Track 2. 3 Camera Club 1. 2 Hi-Y 3 Harold Hellmann "Harold" “To know him is to like him." Alhambra High 1, 2. 3 Marion Herman "Marion" "A friendly smile, a gracious way. She's very quiet, yet sometimes gay." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri Council 3 Home Ec. Club 2. 4 Speech Club 3, 4 Operetta 3 Tiger Sales Staff 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Spanish Club 4 Delphine Hydron “Del" “Let's go to Wood River tonight." Home Ec. Club 1. 2 Dorothy Jarrett Tinsie “If smiles make the world go round. it's spinning." Chicago 1, 2, 3 Hi-Tri 4 Band 4 GA A 4 Joyce Irvin “Joyce" “Don't tell me your secrets." Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Vice President 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3, 4 Student Council 2 Tiger Ad Staff 4 Football Maid 1 Chorus 1, 2, 3 Operetta 3 Dorothy Johnson “Dot" "Shy and kind she goes her way. making friends every day." Bethalto High 1. 2 Hi-Tri 3 Tiger Times 4 21SENIORS Jane Kahmann “Janie" "Ever true to her work, her word. and her friends. Washington, Mo. 1, 2 Hi-Tri 3, 4 Editor Tiger Times 4 Leonard Kesl “Lennie" "Private Kesl. if you please!" Speech Club 1. 2, 3. 4 Swing Band 2. 3, 4 "and 2. 3, 4 Music Appreciation 2, 3 Richard S. Knauel “Dick" "I'm handsome enough to be a ladies' man. but I'm not." Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Science Club 3 Ralph Kreutzberg “Ralph" "I bet you didn't know I was here." Alhambra 1, 2 Lela June Lewis “Lee" "I wish Melvin would get a furlough." Hi-Tri 2, 3, 4 Latin Club 3 Library Club 4 Mildred Lanham “Milly" "I spend my time working on the Tiger Times." Tiger Times 4 Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3, 4 Home Ec. Club 3, 4 Irene Kellenberger “Inkie" "AH blondes are not light headed." Glee Club Hi-Tri Home Ec. Club Kenneth Kessinger "Kenny" "I don't mind studying when I'm not too busy having fun." Football 1, 2 Track 4 Beatrice Ann Koch "Bea" "Let's dance." Hi-Tri 1 William L. Krumeich “Skip" "Mr. Love's right hand man." Stamp Club 1 Dorothy Long "Dot" "The best in life is conversation." Tiger Times 1 Latin Club 1 Home Ec. Club 2 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Wilma Lanham "Wilm" "Always willing to do more.” Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3. 4 Spanish Club 3 Lorraine Kelly “Lorraine" "She would laugh at anything." Gillespie 1. 2, 3 Doris Klostermeyer "Doris" "Conservative and conscientious." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 3, 4 Speech Club 4 Junior Play 3 Leo F. Kruckeberg “Leo" "I hear a hollow sound; who rapped my skull?" Movie Operator 4 Waldemar D. Kurz "Buddy" "I'm from Worden, the garden spot of America." Worden 3 Library Club 2 Norma Lischmann "Penny" "Always friendly and kind." Home Ec. Club 2. 3 Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3 Betty Jane Landa “Betts" "Quiet people accomplish much." G A. A. 1 Home Ec. Club 1, 2 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3, 4 Tiger Times 1, 4 22SENIORS Melvin Kuethe "Kitty" 'Go! any old car to ; U?" Junker Hill 1, 2, 3 Harold Melvin Loyd "Loyd" 'There' hard work in me. but why waste it?" Stamp Club 1 Movie Operator 2. 3. 4 Evelyn Maggio "Evie" ‘Love may come and love may qo ' Home Ec. Club 2 Hi-Tri 1. 2 Cleve Mateer. Jr. "Mike" " 'Ti better to have loafed and flunked, than never to have loafed at all." Library Club 2 Carol Marie May "Carol" “It isn't the yarn you use. but how much you have on the ball that counts." Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4 Operetta 3 Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Hi-Tri Council 2. 4 Class Olficer 4 Tiger Ad Staff 4 Football Maid 1. 4 Bernice Meikamp “Mike" “If it is possible for a woman to succeed, then I will." Latin Club 1. 2 Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 3 Speech Club 3 Junior Play 3 Lily Ludwig "Lil" “Some may laugh, some may talk, but I'll do both forever." Troy 1 Sorento 2 Alhambra 3 Asst. Ed. Tiger Times 4 Helen Lyerla “Daisy" “Have you heard the latest moron joke?" Raymond 1, 2 James Marks "Jim" “An outstanding student and athlete." Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4 Secretary 2 Treasurer 3 President 4 Class Officer 1. 3 A Cappella 2. 3 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Track 1. 2, 3. 4 Tiger Advt. Manager 4 Donald Mathis "Don" “I tell Mr. Wood what to do." Student Council 1, 2. 3 4 Band 1. 2. 3. 4 A Cappella 2. 3, 4 Operetta 2, 3. 4 Junior Play 3 Football i. 2. 4 Basketball 1. 2 Library Club Pres. 2 Science Club 2 . Murl McCracken "Mac" “A man about town." Latin Club 1. 2 Model Club 2 Science Club 1. 2. 3 Speech Club 3 Football 4 Camera Club 2 Arlin Meikamp "Mike" “To flunk is human; to pass is a miracle." Hi-Y 3. 4 Athletic Manager 2, 3, 4 John Luksan "Johnny" “The Tiger really keeps me busy." F.F A 1, 2. 3. 4 Vice President 4 Tiger Art Editor 4 Madeline Madison "Madge" “Secure in the hearts of many friends." Jacksonville 1.2. 3 Madeline Massa "Maddy" A girl with her personality will make a wonderful nurse." Latin Club 1. 2 Secretary 2 Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Commerce Club 3 Vice President 3 Speech club 4 Ella Carolyn May "Carol" “Who says clothes don't make the woman." Speech Club 1. 2. 3, 4 Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1 Class Officer 1 Tiger Staff 4 Football Maid 3. 4 Mary Ann McNeilly "Mary" “The Tiger Times' roving reporter." Tiger Times 1, 4 Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3 Latin Club 1. 2 Library Club 2 Commerce Club 3 Speech Club 3 Melba L. Moehle “Moley" Don't you think her dimples are cute?" Worden 1. 2. 3 23Olin Udell Nantz “Ude" "You can send a boy to school, but you can't make him think." Stamp Club 1. 2 Hi-Y 2. 3. 4 Trapk 2, 4 Chorus 4 Norman Lee Nilsson “Norm" "Just ask me. I know everything." Hi-Y 2. 3. 4 Student Council 1. 4 Football 1. 2, 3. 4 Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4 Track 2, 3, 4 Tiger Staff 4 Tiger Times 4 Class Officer 4 Roy Olive “Wimpy" "Girls, won’t you give me a chance?" Alhambra 1. 2, 3 Ethel Mae Patton “Mae" “Haven't you noticed her big brown eyes?" Hi-Tri 1. 2 Wesley Ridgway “Wes" “Blushes are tho badgo of inexperience." Worden 1. 2. 3 Dwight Rosenthal “Wighty" “Strong, silent, but— Library Club 2 Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Carmen Nemnich “Carm" “In music, run a bow along the strings. In love, string along a beau." Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3 A Cappella 3, 4 Operetta 1, 2, 3, 4 Commerce Club 2. 3 Science Club 2, 3 Speech Club 2. 3 Latin Club 1. 2 Chorus 2, 3. 4 Football Maid 4 Stuart Nordstrom “Stu" “Marks—not girls—have been my aim." Science Club 4 Track 4 French Club 2 Stamp Club 2 Steve Ontko “Ontko" “He gives his thoughts no tongue." Bill Quade “Queer" “If ignorance is bliss, he's blistered." Worden 1. 2 Basketball 4 Edward Rohrkaste “Cookie" “Blessings on thee, little man." Model Club 1 Library Club 2, 3 Science Club 2, 3 Football 4 Tiger Times 4 Rosalie Sasek “Rose" “A woman has a right to speak her mind." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Home Ec. Club 1, 2 Latin Club 3 Eileen Neuhaus «!« “Shy but awfully sweet." Worden 1. 2 G A A 3 4 Hi-Tri 3. 4 Home Ec. Club 3. 4 Robert Norris “Bob" “It takes a good line to make the best connections." Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Swing Band 1, 2. 3. 4 Class Officer 3 Football 4 Latin Club 2 Music Appreciation 2 Dorothy Murl Owens “Dot" “I have no time to waste on men." Clarence Reinke “Skeeter" “It is better to play than do nothing." Alhambra 1. 2. 3 Norman Rosenthal “Rosey" “A model boy; does not smoke, chew, swear, or make love." Hi-Y 2. 3, 4 Secretary 4 Chorus 2. 3 Operetta 3 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4 Rose Sasek “Rose" “We can only think of nice things to say about her." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Spanish Club 3 24Mary Lee Sayers "Lee" “Hey there, boy! I'm goin' your way." Roosevelt Hiqh 1 Taylorville Hiqh 2 G.A A 3, 4 Hi-Tri 3, 4 Library Club 4 Eleanor Schikowski "Ellie" "Art is her drawing point. ' Paul Schmidt "Paul" “The ‘spark plug' of our football team." Football 1. 2. 3. 4 Donald Schiller "Don" "I'm speedy—in bookkeeping.” Troy 1, 2, 3 Darlene Schneider "Dottie" “Someday I'll be a great actress." Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3 Latin Club 1. 2 Junior Play 3 Erma Short "Cathy" “Everybody's pal." Mulberry Grove 1 Greenville 2 Hi-Tn 3. 4 Secretary 4 SENIORS Betty Lu Schiermeyer "Bet" “Tall, stately, and with the desire to push forward." Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Sec Treas. 4 Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3. 4 Latin Club 1, 2 Tiger Staff 4 Chorus 1. 2, 3. 4 Operetta 2, 3 Junior Play 3 Delores Schoenleber "Frankie" “A steady beau keeps a girl tied up." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Latin Club 1 Tiqer Times 1 G A A 1. 2, 3, 4 Vice Pres 4 Library Club 2 Cheerleader 4 Louis A. Schmidt, Jr. "Louie" “I always have a good time." Class Officer 1 F F A 1 Science Club 1, 2, 3 Tiqer Times 1, 2 Ruth Lee Schmidt "Beansie" “Hands Off! This one's already taken." Bill Gene Settle "Billy" “A little nonsense now and thon is rolished by the best of men." Wood River 1 Alvin W. Sievers "Sievers" “When there is nothing to do. let me do it." Berniece Shaffer "Hedy" “Nice to know." Latin Club 1 Wilbur Schmidt "Wib" “Says little, but does things." Mary Schwalb "Mary" “She looks like the typical band-box ad." Library Club 2 Hi-Tn 1. 2. 3. 4 President 4 G.A.A. 1, 2, 3. 4 Treasurer 4 Tiger Times 1 Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3 Betty Jane Smith “Betts" “Say, kid. did you come to E.H.S. to study." Troy 1 Home Ec. Club 2, 3 Hi-Tri 2, 3. 4 Tiger Times 4 Wesley H. Seals "Natty" “Not in the roll of common men." Science Club 1. 2. 3, 4 President 4 Stamp Club 1, 2. 3 Model Club 1 Camera Club 1 Band 1, 2, 3. 4 Swing Band 2. 3, 4 Paul Sickbert "Sickie" “Tut. tut, my man, tho girls won't hurt you." F.F.A. 1 25 SENIORS Richard Slovak "Chink" Robert R. Soehlke "Bob" Eleanor Springer "Eleanor" “Who knows, you may yet agree with me." Track 3. 4 "Cupid's little helper." Latin Club 1, 2 Camera Club 2 Junior Play 3 Student Council 4 “She seeks to be good, but aims to be great." Hi-Tri 1. 2 Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Secretary 2 Latin Club 1, 2 Student Council 2, 3 Chorus 2, 3 Operetta 2, 3 Spanish Club 3. 4 G A A 1. 2 - Eunice Stahlhut "Eunie" Melva M. Stahlhut "Blondie" Howard J. Stewart "Stu" "Say not always what you know, but know what you say." Hi-Tri 1, 2, 3 Speech Club 1, 2 Commerce Club 3 "Dorothy and I get around." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Commerce Club 3 Chorus 2 "Studious somo times and mischievous the rest of the time." Latin Club 1 Cheer Club 1 2 Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Vice President 3 Model Club 2 Hi-Y 3. 4 Class Officer 2 Wayne Stille "Stille" Shirley Strahan "Strahan" Fred Stroud "Fritz" "Quiet men accomplish most." F F A 1. 2. 3, 4 Science Club 2 "There are tall nurses too." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Vice Pres. 3 Hi-Tri Council 3 Commerce Club 3 President 3 Tiger Staff 4 Latin Club 2, 3 Library Staff 3, 4 "All great men are dead or dying and I don't fool too sharp." Granite City 1, 2 Student Council 4 Football 3, 4 Tiger Business Mgr. 4 Dorothy Tosovsky "Dot" "Never idle a moment, but always thoughtful of others." Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3 Home Ec. Club 2, 3, 4 President 4 Speech Club 2 Music Appreciation 2 Chorus 2, 3, 4 Loretta Ukena "Uke" "Introducing my sister." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Chorus 2 Norman Utechtt "Johnny" "I'm a Navy man." Alta Mae Van Camp “Alta" Adele Vieth MAde" Arnold Joseph Viere "Arnie" "My heart's in the Navy. My heart is not here." Wood River 1 Hi-Tri 2. 3. 4 Chorus 3, 4 Latin Club 2 Library Club 3, 4 Secretary 3 President 4 "Man, do I appeal to you?" Hi-Tri 2. 3. Home Ec. Club 2 G A A 3 "Thore are a lot of jokes, but only a few of us are original." Library Club 1 Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Tiger Staff 4 Track 2 Rosalie Ann Vogel "Rosalie" Norman Votrain "Red" Ruth Pauline Weber "Sis" "Full of sparkle, dash and go. She's different from the rest you know." Hi-Tri 1, 2. 3, 4 "Doesn't my hair attract you girls?" FFA 1. 3 Hi-Y 1 "Good nature and good must ever join." Worden 1, 2 Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Tiger Staff 4 Chorus 1, 2. 3, 4 Operetta 3 Junior Play 3 Science Club 1, 2 26SENIORS Lorman P. Wehling "Judge" 'Men oi but few words are the best men." F.F.A. 1. 2. 3. 4 Library Club 2 Science Club 4 Dorothy Werner “Queenie" “A boy in the car is worth ten on the sidewalk.” Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Chorus 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Alice Wild “Alice" “The best girls those who say least." Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3. 4 Eunice Spanholtz “Eunie" ’I like all the boys, and do they all like me?" Hi-Tri 1. 2. 3 Latin Club 2, 3 Wilberta Wendel “Willie" "All the world loves a quiet girl." Hi-Tri 2. 3 Home Ec. Club 2 Dorothy Westerholt “Dottie" "A sense oi humor is an asset for any girl." Hi-Tri 1. 2, 3 Vice President 1 Band 1. 2. 3. 4 Latin Club 1. 2 Swing Band 3. 4 A Cappella 3. 4 Operetta 2, 3, 4 Band Librarian 2. 3. 4 Music Appreciation 2. 3 Dovie June York “Dart" "I go ior sailors." Home Ec. Club 1, 2 Hi-Tri 1, 2 Robert Werden “Bob" "Practical joker! I" Wood River 1. 2 F.F.A 3 Treasurer 4 Bob White “Wanger" "You'll never find anyone like me." Nebraska 1, 2 Football 3. 4 Library Club 4 F.F.A. 4 Betty Woll “Pants" "My heart is whole, my fancy free. Go away, little boy. don't bother me." Hi-Tri 1. 2 Band 1, 2, 3. 4 Commerce Club 2 Basketball 1. 2 Bowling 3, 4 Chas. Roman Hentz “Roman" "I've been 'Roman' with the Navy." Hal Weber Wilharm “Doc" are "Sorry, girls. I'm sav- the ing myself for the hall of fame." Junior Play 3 Tiger Staff 4 27 oenior ELECTED BY THE SENIOR CLASS JIM MARKS, a basketball and track star of unusual ability also found time to be our Tiger Advertising Manager and President of the Hi-Y. He has done a great deal to make our school a success in all activities. An outstanding honor was conferred upon our school this year when ELEANOR SPRINGER was chosen as one of the forty winners in the United States to receive a Science Award of a trip to Washington, D. C. and a scholarship. She is also credited with being a member of the Quill and Scroll. As President of Student Council and Hi-Tri Council, NINA JANE HEADY has proved to be a true leader in every way. She is also a member of the Tiger Advertising Staff.  I h tonalities BETTY BAUGHMAN, who was elected our Daughters of the American Revolution citizen, deserves much praise as Assistant Editor in making the Tiger a success this year. She is also Vice-president of the Hi-Tri Council and a member of the Quill and Scroll. Sports Editor of the Tiger and Secretary-Treasurer of the Senior Class, NORMAN NILSSON, was outstanding in football, track, and basketball. He will long be remembered for his leadership at EHS. JIM FLAVIN, one of the most dependable workers in EHS, has accomplished a great deal as Photography Editor on the Tiger Staff. Jim, who is President of the Senior Class and President of the Band, also finds time to be the leader of our school orchestra. ■It JUNIORS Bill Aksamit •.. Cleona Lutes ... Marilyn Van Ormer SOPHOMORES Bob Wehling .... Betty Lou Kriege Joe Rizzoli ..... SENIORS Paul Heepke .... Jo Ann Wayne Pat Barwell ..... ............President .....Vice President . Secretary-Treasurer ............President ......Vice President . Secretary-Treasurer ............President ......Vice President Secretary-Treasurer 30JUNIORS Group One (back row) Downing, Ellis, (front row) Eicher, Etzkoin, Erickson. Group Two (back row) Hotz, G. Johnson, Jel-len, Johns, (front row) Hubbard, V. Johnson,, Huelskamp. Group Three (back row) Grosenheider, Frisby, Badalamenti, Frickenstein, (front row) Fleming, Figge, Foehrkalb, Hamel. Group Four (back row) E. Ferguson, J. Ferguson, Evans, (front row) Feldner, Fagan, Feezel, M. Evans. Group One (back row) Bardelmeier, Claytor, Bagby, Backs, (front row) Bekemeyer, Alexander, Arbough. Group Two (back row) Krumeich, Kruckeberg, Kreutzberg, Lange, (front row) C. Kruckeberg, Kurmann, N. Kruckeberg. Group Three (back row) Hans, Hentz, Hawes, (front row) Henry, Goodnick, Hance, Harmon, Hicks. Group Four (back row) Klenke, Klaus, Ket-cham, Jones, (front row) Klueter, Kovarik, Jones.Group One (back row) Whyers, Weidner, Wayne, (front row) Wild, Williams, Ward. Group Two (back row) Sheppard, Schoen-leber, Sommerfeldt, (front row) Shaffei, Smith, Stahlhut. Group Three (back row) Suhre, Stolze, Town-zen, (front row) Vieth, Stewart, Svoboda. Group Four (back row) Weaver, Neuhaus, (front row) J. Musick, Zoelzer, Conrad. Group One (back row) Woods, Eberhart, (front row) Daggett, Browning, Mayer. Group Two (back row) Unterbrink, Van Or-mer, Voyles, (front row) Moehle, Troeckler, Unterbrink. Group Three (back row) Schmidt, Schroeder, Smith, Schmidt, (front row) Schermann, Munzert, Shashek. Group Four (back row) Marks, Morrison, (front row) Davis, Aksamit, Bivens.Group One (back row) Zoelzer, Nelson, Beck, Cooper, (front row) Mateyka, Schafer, Meikamp. Group Two (back row) Robinette, Runge, Robinson, (front row) Rethmeier, Shaffer, Riz-zoli. Group Three (back row) Richards, Pelichoff, Pittman, (front row) Sands, Raffaelle, Pryor. Group Four (back row) Yenne, Wicorek, Bearden, (front row) Mindrup, Springer. Group One (back row) Coultas, Coolbaugh, (front row) Donbrow, Downing, Davis. Group Two (back row) Wells, Lenglet, Levora, (front row) Lutes, Losch, Leitner. Group Three (back row) Reynolds, Ontko, Orman, (front row) Owens, Nischwitz, Niemann. Group Four (back row) McCracken, Winte, Cooper, (front row) Beck, Musick, Bridwell. JUNIORS(Back Row) Bryant, Brase, Claytor, Evans, Cooper, Cooper, Amistadi, Clawson, Caldwell, Cable, Augsburger, Bowles, Blume. (Middle Row) Albrecht, Boeker, I. Arth, C. Arth, Brandt, Cain, Ambuehl, Bangert, Hall. tFront Row) Burkhardt, Butcher, Butler, Cor-oniotis, V. Arth. (Back Row) Abert, Fiegenbaum, Vanzo, Daech, Gius, Going, Gemoules, Farrell, Durham, Gillham. (Third Row) Modine, Daech, Mindrup, Rizzoli, Frey, Erickson. (Second Row) Fields, Gephart, Goodnick, Dustman, Dorsey, Dorsey, Mueller, Finke, Miller, Dietz. (Front Row) Fox, Dresch, Davenport, Engelke, Douglas, Gaertner, Ewell, Dude. (Back Row) Kipp, Kleuter, Kruckeberg, Leach, Koenig, King, Kovarik, E. Jones, Kelleher, Loyd, Langford, Kohlburn, Knauel. (Middle Row) M. Jones, Kuennen, Kelly, Leach, Kriege, May, Lenglet, O'Brien, Jordan, Judge. (Front Row) Krupski, Owens, Landa, Mayer, Ingram, Klenke, Martin, Lohse, Kessinger.SOPHOMORES (Back Row) Heepke, Howerton, Nischwitz, C. Heepke, Hall, Holonyak, Nealy, Henderson, Compton, Gray. (Middle Row) Hlavsa, Hanser, Rowlands, Grin-stead, Holtgreve, Guzy, Henry, Nix. (Front Row) Hannig, Hall, Hartman, Heberer. (Back Row) Shroeder, Brown, Shepard, Schwalb, Schaake, Phelps, Prusa, Straube, Schoenleber, Schneider, Schoenl e b e r, Schwager. (Middle Row) Brown, Allison, E. Shaffer, Stroud, Shermier, Steehlinger, Shroeder, Rezabek, Piazzi, Skelton. (Front Row) Sheppard, Southard, Shroeder, N. Schafer, Speckman, Suhre, Schmidt. (Back Row) Young, Walker, McReaken, Yehl-ing, Tosh, Merkel, Weber, Wehling, H. Meyer, Hawkins, Meyer, Wollbrinck. (Middle Row) Welch, Schaurte, Widener, Tip-ton, Hawkins, Meikamp, Menk, Ukena. (Front Row) Truitt, Vielhauer, Warning, Warren, Yenne, Zika, Zillibotti, Trent, Mengel-kamp.(Back Row) Bange, Bekemeyer, Bouse, Burk, Dannenberg, Augsburger, Colei a s u r e, Bratten, Dalhaus, Coolbaugh, Autery. (Middle Row) Blatnick, Dehn, Daggett, Dip-pold, Drda, Dalton, Barnstable, Finke, Burns. (Front Row) Claytor, Brunworth, Borchwardt, Corrington, Broderick, Arth, Anderson, Blumberg, Bairatini, Dustman. (Back Row) Haeffner, Gehrig, Ellis, Hall, Ger-hardt, Giardina, Eaker, J. Eberhart, Ford, Goebel, Foehrkalb, Gerard, Gillham. (Middle Row) Evanik, Halfacre, Grill, Fenster-man, Fiegenbaum, Gieseking, D. Eberhart, Fields, Hammack, Grange, B. Emshousen. (Front Row) R. Emshousen, Gerling, Hale, Hall, Figy, Gent, Flavin, Gaertner, Eicher. (Back Row) Hildenstein, Killenberger, fones, Johnson, Henry, Kessel, Graham, Heepke, Haring, Goff, Hinnen, Kidd, Koenig, Klue-ter, Heberer. (Middle Row) Kreutzberg, Hooks, Korty, Irvin, Jellen, Hayworth, Hanvey, Hoffman. (Front Row) Jahn, Hennig, B. King, M. Jones, Jordan, Henke, Hunt, Kuhn, R. King.FRESHMEN (Back Row) Neuhaus, Morrison, Lubbers, Long, McNeilly, McCracken, Langendorf, Lese-mann, Leitner, Lautner, Perry, R. Long, Grazier, O'Dell. (Middle Row) Lotton, Short, Marshall, McDermott, Lozier, Pike, O'Connell, Mateyka, D. Long, Monical. (Front Row) Lackey, Meikamp, Menk, Lanham, Nelson, L. Perry, Miller, Mathis, Patton, Nealy. (Back Row) Rizzoli, Stewart, Spengel, Schmitt-gens, Schneider, Slemer, Radcliff, Sasek, Schlueter, Raffaelle, V. Renken, Steinman, E. Stille, Reinke, G. Smith, R. Stille. (Middle Row) Schaake, Rozum, J. Shaffer, Reiter, Poydack, Quade, Sommerfeldt. (Front Row) Stalions, Steiner, Strahan, Rose, W. Renken, Ringering, Schafer, L. Smith. (Back Row) Wilkinson, Zilibotti, Trares, Tosh, Suess, Zika, Vowels, Werner. (Third Row) Trebing, Widener, Sutter, Wil-hold, Warning, Thompson, Vollentine, Suhre, Weiland, Weckman. (Second Row) Treat, Wilhelm, Strejcek, Uels-man, Wille, Strong, Wheeler. (Front Row) Wayne, Zimmerman, Wynne, Thomas, Tipton, Wright, Williams, Zoelzer, Townzen.fi Front Row: Ferguson, Boeker, Hambly, Menglekamp, Frey. Browning, Cronin, Heady, Flavin, Wayne, Broderick. Middle Row: McNeilly, Rizzoli, Schoen- leber, Nilsson, Bunte, Stroud, Mathis. Back Row: Mr Wood, Rizzoli. Kelly, Heepke, Ketchum. Runge, Nelson, Soehlke. Front Row: Straube, Vasiloff, V. Schoen-leber, L. Schoenleber, Cooper, Dorsey, Cooper, A Koenig, M Koenig, Suhre Middle Row: Goebel, Green Leseraann, Tosh, Wehling, Stille, Hans, Unterbrink, Durham. Third Row: Mr Gaston, Schaake. Stille, Johnson, Sommerfeldt, Evans, Votrain, Luksan. Top Row: Abort Schroeder, Howerton, F Heepke, H Heepke, King, Kessel, Bolster, Ketcham, Jaggers STUDENT COUNCIL F. F. A. This organization is the student governing body of our school. It consists of one representative chosen from each home room. The main purpose of the council is to discuss the problems arising among the student body. For the past year the student council has taken charge of the war stamps sold in home rooms on Tuesday, sponsored the Football Prom, noon activities, Teen Town dances held last summer, and the bean dances after football and basketball games. Officers of the organization are Nina Jane Heady, president; Betty Cronin, vice-president; Betty Boeker, secretary; Vernon Bunte, treasurer. Mr. Wood is the sponsor. The Future Farmers of America is the national organization of farm boys studying vocational agriculture in public high schools throughout the United States. The main advantages of this organization are that it affords an excellent opportunity to teach vocational students the fundamental principles of group leadership; it tends to strengthen the confidence of the farm boy in himself; it helps the farm boy maintain a love for country life; and it encourages the students to improve rural homes surroundings. This year's officers are George Hardbeck, president; John Luksan, vice-president; Marlowe Ketcham, secretary; Robert Werden, treasurer; Lamoine Schoenleber, reporter. Mr Gaston is the sponsor. 40Front Row: Burns, Bardelmeier, Tosovsky, Coroniotis, Perry, Monk, Uelsman, Townzen, Kuhn. Middle Row: Lanham, Neuhaus, Grote-fendt, Kriege, Heberer, Gent, Menk, Kelly. Fensterman Back Row: Miss Abenbrink, Schermann, Nischwitz, Conrad, Neilly, Sterner, Miller, Mrs. Tuxhorn. Front Row: Smith, Emshousen, Arth, Rose, Wayne, Zimmerman, Corrington, Hott-man, lahn. Middle Row: Morrison, Schaefer, Springer, Quade, Foehrkalb, Figge, Hance, Mindrup, Ellis. Back Row: Trares, Heberer, Gillham, Wollbrinck, Stewart, Farrell, Erickson, Miss Cunningham. HOME ECONOMICS CLUB Any girl who is taking a home economics course or has completed at least one year of the work is eligible for membership in this club. The club meets twice a month; one meeting is devoted to business and the other to social or educational activities. Among the social events this year were the Initiation and Breakfast for the new members and the Fashion Show. This club is affiliated with the State Home Economics Club Association and sends two delegates each year to the state club camp at Lake Bloomington. The officers this year are Dorothy Tosovsky, president; Betty Ann Nischwitz, vice-president; Lola Mae Etzkom, secretary; Bemiece Bardelmeier, treasurer. The sponsors are Mrs. Tuxhorn and Miss Abenbrink. SPANISH CLUB The Spanish Club is open to all those who have studied or are studying Spanish. Meetings are held every two weeks. The purpose of the club is to provide an opportunity for a more informal approach to Spanish through short plays, games, songs, and contest. Each year the club is responsible for an assembly program on April 14, Pan American Day; and, if possible, a fiesta is arranged for the club members. The Spanish Club officers are: Margery Mindrup, president; Charles Erickson, vice-president; Margaret Hance, secretary-treasurer. Miss Cunningham serves as their sponsor. 41Front Row: Lanham, Gnnstead, Kahmann. Middle Row: York, Johnson, Burges, Mc-Neilly, Wendle, Smith. Back Row: Miss Hatcher. Richards, Nilsson, Krumeich, Miss Bergtold. Front Row: Mr Love, Marks, Giardina, Nilsson, Rosenthal. Marks. Middle Row: Gerard. Feeze!. Wehling, Farrell, Kelleher. Brown, Kelly. Top Row: Sutter, McNeilly, Gehrig, Long, Frey. NEWSPAPER STAFF HI?Y The Tiger Times marches on! For seven consecutive years the Tiger Times has been the voice of EHS. In 1938 the first issue was published by the Tiger Staff and was called the Tiger Rag. Edited and published by the journalism and advanced typing classes, it is one of the most worthwhile institutions in the school. It is a mimeographed paper published every two weeks, and it is sponsored by Miss Hatscher and Miss Bergtold. The Tiger Times' main purpose is to keep the faculty, students, and their parents informed of school events and to voice the opinions of students. The purpose of the Hi-Y is to "create, maintain, and extend through the school and community high standards of Christian character." The club was organized in 1929 and has been under the sponsorship of Mr. Love since 1931. Boys who desire to join the Hi-Y are initiated through a ritual that is followed by various other Hi-Y programs in the state. The president and other officers are elected by the members and are in charge of the meetings. The officers for this year are: Jim Marks, president; Dick Brumitt, vice-president; Norman Rosenthal, secretary; John Marks, treasurer. 42Front Row: O'Connell, Fiegenbaum, Ferguson, H. Springer, Gerling, E. Springer. Socond Row: Erickson, Trares, Viere, Seals, Ward, Miss Stoldt, Miss Hunter, Gartner, Wayne. Third Row: Stewart, Johns, Wollbrinck, Dalhaus. Standing: Meikamp, Hennig. Feezel Lau-tner, Frey, Smith, Kelly, Miss Gewe, Judge, Daech. Seated: Burkhardt, May, Sheppard. Rowlands. Stalions, King, Eicher, Davenport, Will©. SCIENCE CLUB LATIN CLUB The Science Club is an organization composed of those students who are interested in science. Anyone who has taken a year of science may join the club, and freshmen may be elected to membership the second semester. At the weekly meeting there are discussions and demonstrations. Every year the club sponsors a lyceum, and this year's was about snakes. This is the third year the Science Club has held a fair. The officers of the organization are Wesley Seals, president; Edward Ferguson, vice-president; Helen Springer, secretary; Junior Gartner, treasurer. The sponsors are Miss Hunter and Miss Stoldt. The Latin Club this year was led by Consuls Martha May and John Smith. Dolores Sheppard served as Scriba, Frances Davenport as Quaestor (secretary and treasurer to the non-Latin-speaking population), and Miss Gewe as the sponsor. Various types of programs were enjoyed at their meetings, including reports on the life of the Romans. A new game, Vici, much like Bingo, proved very popular. A Roman banquet was held, and again toga clad Romans (upper classmen) were served by respectful slaves (first year students) in true Roman fashion, with much washing of hands due to lack of eating utensils. 43Back Row: Miss Bibby, Lewis, N. Eicher, O'Connell, Hooks, Fiegenbaum, Clark, Meikamp, Zimmerman, Carter. Grange. Miller, Fensterman, Klenke, Hale. Neuhaus. Front Row: Blatnick, E Eicher, Stroud, Conner, VanCamp, Tipton, Perry, Menk. Back Row: Beck. Miss Smiser, Shashek, Schafer. Front Row: Eicher, Klostermeyer, Troeck-ler, Hicks. LIBRARY CLUB COMMERCE CLUB The Library Club was established three years ago. Since then, it has expanded and divided into the Freshman Library Club and Senior Library Club. The Senior Club consists of sophomores, junior, and seniors. Each club is composed of staff members and students interested in the Library. The senior officers are Alta Mae Van Camp, president; Doris Conner, vice-president; Gloria Stroud, secretary; Mary Lee Tipton, treasurer. The freshmen officers are Elva Ann Eicher, president; Lillian Perry, vice-president; Marilyn Fiegenbaum, secretary; Ruth Blatnick, treasurer. Juniors or seniors who are taking or have taken a commercial subject are eligible for membership in the "Societos Commerci" Club. This is a Latin name meaning Society of Commerce. The group holds a business and recreational meeting each month. Parliamentary procedure is studied at various business meetings. The purpose of the club is to acquaint the students with business problems and to serve as a vocational guide in selecting the types of job they desire. The officers for the year are Lucille Hicks, president; Lucille Troeckler, vice-president; Doris Klostermeyer, secretary-treasurer. Miss Smiser is the sponsor. 44SENIOR HIsTRI (Front Row) Lanham, Strahan, Schier-meyer, Irvin, Bardelmeier, Heady, Baughman. (Middle Row) Herman, May, Ax, Grotefendt, Westerholdt, Short, Neu-haus. (Top Row) Miss Sloan, Massa, Kloster-meyer, Kahmann, Smith, Long, Landa. JUNIOR HUTRI (Front Row) Beck, Etzkorn, Lutes, Van Ormer, Alexander, Johnson, Williams, Erickson. (Middle Row) Bardelmeier, Feldner, Bagby, Troeckler, Shashek, Hance, Foehrkalb, Figge. (Top Row) Mindrup, Rizzoli, Arbough, Miss Sloan. HIsTRI (Front row) Beck, Short, Baughman, Ax, May, Heady, Bardelmeier. COUNCIL (Top row) Miss Cunningham, Miss Sloan, Albrecht, K r i e g e, Boeker, Irvin. SOPHOMORE HIsTRI (Front Row) Miller, Skelton, Mueller, Engelke, Coroniotis, Sheppard, May, Hanvey, Ewell. (Middle Row) Fox, Schauerte, Heberer, Hanser, Holtgreve, Vielhauer, Grin-stead, Trent, Boeker. (Top Row) Davenport, Dresch, Cunningham, Shaefer, Speckman, Albrecht, Kriege. FRESHMAN HUTRI (Front Row) Emshousen, Wille, Perry, Menk, Uelsmann, Hennig, Brunn-worth. (Middle Row) Wright, Rose, Tipton, Hoffman, Corrington, Zimmerman, Wayne, Mathis, Fiegenbaum. (Top Row) William, Long, Broderick, Korty, Irvin, Thomas, Lanham, Miss Cunningham.Front Row: Engelke. Clark May, Augs-berger. Van Camp, Hance. Sc'niermeier, Lutes, Erickson, Williams, Heady, Losch, Alexander, Figge. Second Row: Suhre, Grinstead, Row- lands, Hicks, Kellenberger, Miller, Fagg, Baits, Herman, Drda, Fiegen-baum, Mathis, Zimmerman, Hartman. Evers. Gerling. Third Row: Werner, Svoboda, Eicher, Gent, Lanham, Sherman, Nischwitz. Sheppard, Foehrkalb, Fagan, Barnes. Westerholt, Tosovsky, Ferguson, Hance Fourth Row: Smith, Mayer, Johnson. Riz zoli, Cronin, Nemnich, Browning, C. M May, Coroniotis, Arbouah, Holtgreve. Kriege, Dude. Albrecht. Hall. Top Row: Eichman. Wicorek, Stuart. Durham, Giardina, Mathis, Nantz, Bearden. Heilman, Brown, Brumitt, Bunte, Wells. Front Row: Engelke Clark, May, Augs-berger. Van Camp, Hance, Schier-meier. Lutes. Erickson, Williams, Heady, Losch, Alexander, Figge. Second Row: Suhre. Grinstead, Rowlands, Hicks, Kellenberger, Miller, Fagg, Baits, Herman, Drda, Fiegenbaum, Mathis, Zimmerman, Hartman, Evers. Gerling. Third Row: Werner, Svoboda, Eicher, Gent, Lanham, Scherman, Nischwitz, Sheppard, Foehrkalb, Fagan, Barnes, Westerholt, Tosovsky, Ferguson, Hance Fourth Row: Cronin, Nemnich, Browning, May, Coroniotis, Arbough, Holtgreve. Kriege, Dude. Top Row: Smith, Mayer, Johnson, Rizzoli, Albrecht, Hall. MIXED CHORUS GIRLS' CHORUS This organization, made up of approximately one hundred boys and girls, meets twice a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays. In the fall rehearsals were devoted to four-part arrangements of popular pieces, then to Christmas music, and finally to the highlight of the year—the operetta. After that the attention of the chorus was turned to the spring festival. The mixed chorus is under the able direction of Mrs. Lois Farson, who is serving her freshman year at EHS. It is hoped that through the influence of the Glee Club department more and more students will become interested in music. This division of the music department is composed entirely of girls, and from this Girls' Glee Club has been selected a Senior Girls' Sextette and a Sophomore Girls' Quartette This year all over the country women have taken over the jobs left by the men who felt it their duty to get into this world conflict. The music department is no exception. When Mr. Ralph Shannon laid down his baton to answer the call of his Uncle Sam, Mrs. Lois Farson took it up, and is carrying on gallantly. 46Front Row: Clark, Hance, Nemnich, May, Heady, Coroniotis, Fagan, Figge. Middle Row: Gerling, Howlands, Gent, Hall, Knege, Dude, Albrecht, Fiegen-baum, Mathis, Barnes, Westerholt Back Row: Wells, Brumitt. Bunte, Eicn-man, Durham, Wicorek, Stuart, Bearden, Nantz, Giardina, Heilman, Brown, Mrs. Farson. Front Row: Wayne, Gartner. Flavin, Broderick, Etzkorn, Corrington, Mathis, Barnes. Back Row: Brumitt, Rizzoli, Westerholt, Runge, Kesl, Seals, Norris. A CAPPELLA CHOIR The A Cappella Choir is perhaps the choice organization of the music department. Its members are chosen according to the blending quality of their voices and of course their musical ability. It is the ambition of all the hard working chorus members to become a part of this choir. This organization presents the annual Christmas assembly, which has been considered one of the most impressive during the year. Mrs. Lois Farson also directs the A Cappella Choir. SWING BAND These jivin' hep-cats provide the "hot" music of the department. Along with the ever-popular “One-O'clock Jump,'' "Johnson Rag," "Tune Town Shuffle," and “I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music" rank high with the other • “cats" of EHS. Jim Flavin still seemed to be the favorite, and the band and swing band sorely missed him when he left in March for the Air Corps. Mrs. McKinney is also the director of the Swing Band, and her choice of the swing tunes for the orchestra this year were “solid" with the entire student body. 47THE E.H.S. BAND First Row: Wayne, Bearden, Shashek, Beck, Nix, Harrell, Schafer, Albrecht, Hanser, Brandt, Schafer. Second Row: Knauel, Bagby, Trares, Stille, Suess, Brunnworth, Woll, Wehling, Zimmerman, V. Mathis, H.all, Neuhaus, Long, O'Connell, Gartner, Schwalb, D. Mathis. Third Row: Norris, Seals, Johns, Runge, Stoltze, Henry, Henderson, Kesl, Hoffman, Jahn, M. Rizzoli, Gehrig, Losch, Brown, Broderick, Etzkorn, Barnes, Mrs. McKinney, Beck, J. Rizzoli, Brumitt, Westerholt. The Edwardsville High School Band has something new this year—a woman band director. Mrs. Lucille McKinney is a very jolly and talented musician. Her talent has won the confidence of many of her pupils. Mrs McKinney is succeeding Mr. Ralph Shannon, who is now doing Red Cross work. At the beginning of this school year the band officers were elected. The officers are Jim Flavin, president; Jack Broderick, vice-president; Bob Wehling, secretary-treasurer; Dick Brumitt, stage manager; Dorothy Wester-holt, librarian. The officers make plans for social affairs and business of the band. They plan a party for the band members each spring. During the football season the band did original drills under the leader- 48THE E.H.S. BAND ship of a new drum major, Elda Hering. The flashing batons of the twirlers made an attractive front for the band marching on their way to their goal of entertainment. The band gave their annual Vesper concert in the spring. They also played for class receptions for parents, P. T. A., and did their share of work in making the music festivals a big hit. A new type of music developed in our own EHS band this year. Since the war, we Americans are turning toward our own American compositions for our music, such as ''Showboat" by Kern and ' Boogie Woogie" by Walters. The students all liked this type of music and enjoyed playing it. The annual honor pin awards were presented in the spring. The highest students or upper ten per cent were awarded either a two or four year pin. To receive these pins the members must hand in points for practice, lessons, approved radio programs, etc. These points are then kept by the librarian and at the end of the year the high ten per cent are announced. To receive a four year pin you must be in the upper ten per cent for all four years. The members really work to receive these pins. All band members will agree that band is the best extra subject you can take. It gives a knowledge of music and helps you decide whether you want it for your profession. 49Editor................ Junior Gartner Assistant Editor . . . Betty Baughman Business.............. Fred Stroud, Business Manager; Betty Schiermeyer, Asst. Business Manager Advertising........... Jim Marks, Advertising Manager; Jack Broderick, Asst. Advertising Manager; Norman Rosenthal, Beverly Bardel-meier, Carol May, Nina Jane Heady, Carol Marie May, Joyce Irvin Sales.................. Agnes Ax, Sales Manager; Rosalie Vogel, Asst. Sales Manager; Marion Herman, Hal Wilharm, Dick Brumitt, Don Brown Photography .... Jim Flavin, Wes Seals Art.................... John Luksan Sports ................ Norman Nilsson Typist................. Shirley Strahan Society................ Beverly Fink Jokes.................. Arnold Viere Sponsors............... Mr. Little, Miss Wood, Miss Hunter 50FOOTBALL QUEEN The highlight of our Tiger Cavalcade came when lovely Miss Beverly Fink was crowned Queen of the 1944 Football Prom. She is one of our most attractive and popular seniors. During her four years at Edwardsville High School she has taken a very active part in all school affairs, holding several important offices in her class and various clubs. Miss Fink was nominated by the football team and was elected by the entire student body. Escorted by Mr. William Aksamit, she made a very striking picture in her white dress and traditional purple robe. She was the seventh queen to grace the throne of our football proms, and we all agree that she was one of the most beautiful and gracious queens the school has ever seen. 52The Homecoming weekend got off to a rousing start with the bonfire November 11, where yells and talks were given. Friday the student body voted on the three candidates for queen nominated by the football boys. The girls chosen were Beverly Fink, Carol May, and Nina Jane Heady. That afternoon an assembly was given by the team to get the students in the mood for the parade which followed. That night the Homecoming football game was played which completed the 1943 season. The climax of the week came Saturday night when the impressive Football Prom was held with Jim Flavin's orchestra providing the music. LETTERMEN AND MAIDS Fred Stroud Carol May Bob Wehling Shirley Welch Bob Norris Cleona Lutes Richard Bearden Judy Ferguson Norman Nilsson Nina Jane Heady Bob Pittman Iola Arth Bob Woods Carol Marie May Edward Rohrkaste Betty Clayton Bill Coolbaugh Gertrude Hanvey Kenneth Sheppard Mary Rizzoli Murl McCracken Betty Cronin Melvin Haywood Lela Lewis Dick Brumitt Marilyn Van Ormer Leslie Cooper Cora Kruckeberg Dick Bridwell Jocelyn Mayer Dwight Rosenthal Catherine Hlavsa Bill Aksamit Beverly Fink Paul Schmidt Bill Kovarik Mary Lou Black Bob Hartung Joe Rizzoli Peggy Ewell Carl Ontko Bob Coultas Carmen Nemnich Bob Beck Harold 'Lange Nadine Losch Wilbur Bange Lester Munzert 53Spooks! Goblins! Beautiful ladies! Yes, it’s the first stop on our 1944 social cavalcade. It happened on the night of October 30, a dark dreary night. The students ventured through the screaking doors into the dimly lit gym. The haunting echoes of Jim Flavin's orchestra added to the scary atmosphere, as queens danced with ghosts and clowns with witches. Everyone peered closely at everyone else, trying to figure out who was who, but the suspense continued until it came time for the grand march. Then came the fun! The winners were picked and everyone unmasked. Some of those who were chosen because of their clever costumes were Carmen Nemnich and Dick Beardon as the most beautiful girl and the handsomest boy, Harold Lange as a rabbit, Frank Deitz as a South Seas native girl, and Mrs. Sands as a Bugologist. Refreshments were served and Halloween was drawn to a very successful close. 54SADIE HAWKINS PARTY In true Leap Year style the EHS girls again made the annual Sadie Hawkins Party a smash hit. All the gals and guys dressed up in their colorful plaid shirts, jeans, or short gingham dresses, so as to be comfortable when they jitterbugged to the jive of Boots Wilhawk's Orchestra. Peggy Arbuckle and Jim Marks made a very handsome couple as they walked to the stage to receive the titles of Daisy Mae and Lil' Abner. Last year's king of Dogpatch, Dick Bridwell, placed a crown of vegetables on Jim's head. About 10:30 there was an eager stampede for the hall, as everyone rushed to get refreshments. After that, dancing was resumed until 11:30 when "Home Sweet Home" was played, and all of us departed for home—or the Rock Patch. Thus we had completed another successful step in the Tiger Cavalcade. 55Another enjoyable event of our social cavalcade was the Junior Class play, "Early to Bed, Early to Rise," which was given on the evening of November 19. Under the capable direction of Miss Aletha Smiser the cast gave a very successful performance. THE CAST: Patsy Fuller ..... Marion Fuller Bobby Fuller ..... Abbie Fuller ..... Everett Fuller ... Jim Griggs........ Otto Kirschmeier . Mr. Conkle ....... Spanky Minuti Daisy Fairfax..... Laura Montgomery ....Vivian Johnson . . Margaret Hance ........Bob Stolze ....Rosemary Beck .......Bill Wayne ....Edward Jahn ........John Smith ....Paul Wicorek ....Cleona Lutes Marilyn Van Ormer .....Judy Ferguson 56"Ever Since Eve" was the play chosen to be presented by the Senior Class this year. The plot centered around the complications the editors of a school newspaper had when they tried to raise enough money for a three-color cover for their Christmas issue. The play was directed by Miss Cheek. THE CAST: Udell Aumann ...............................................Cappy Norman Nilsson ..............................................Spud Bob Norris ................................................Johnny Alvin Arbough ..............................................Henry Stuart Nordstrom .............................................Mr. Clover Jack Broderick ...........................................Preston Nina Jane Heady ............................................Susan Betty Cronin ...............................................Betsy Mary Lee Sayers . ............................................Pat Bev Bardelmeier ......................................Mrs. Clover Agnes Ax ..................................................Martha Joyce Irvin ............................................Lucybelle 57This year's operetta, "The Forest Prince," which was based on Tschai-kowsky melodies, was presented on March 30 and 31. With the fine acting and singing, and with the help of the chorus, the operetta was enjoyed by all who attended it. The operetta was directed by Mrs. Farson. CAST: Carmen Nemnich ..............................................Titiana Dorothy Westerholt........................................... Sonia Don Mathis.................................................. Vaslav Vernon Bunte....................................................Ivan Dick Brumitt ............................................... Ilytch Betty Schiermeyer.....................................Mother Vanya Bill Wayne ........................................... Tsar Mikhail lack Broderick........................................Prince Dimitre Kenneth Brown...............................Jester at the Tsar's Court Nina Jane Heady............................Tatiana's Lady in Waiting 58MOVIE OPERATORS SOUND SYSTEM Splicing film, setting up and repairing equipment, and making numerous trips to the postoffice or Buckles' Express Agency require many hours of service on the part of the boys who help the Visual Aid Department. But all is not hard work—at least most of the boys agreed at the dinner held in their honor last November that Ballweg's angel food pie a la mode was "easy goin' The student body seems especially to like the kind of service rendered by these boys as is indicated by the sampling of conversation around Room 102, "Goody, we're going to have a motion picture today!" No activity is complete without the sound system. When there is a football game, out come the ladders, up go the wires, and above all, the amplifier perches high on a convenient pole. Preparations for inside activities are not as difficult—simply a matter of plugging in microphones and the remote control and turning on the switch. Some like it loud, some like it soft. The control boy realizes this, so he turns it on until it whistles; then everyone glares and he is forced to turn it down again. This is just an unseen aid which some people forget is there—but how they complain if the sound boy isn't there! Mr. Mulch serves as the faculty adviser.DALE SMITH The stout little fellow with the friendly smile, that’s Dale C. Smith, our new basketball coach. He has plenty to smile about as his teams had amassed sixty-two wins against only fourteen defeats in his three years of coaching, previous to his arrival at Edwardsville. The past year has added another credit to his record. Mr. Smith also serves as assistant football and track coach. JAMES GROUTAGE Coach Groutage came to us this year after having coached at Canton and Cuba, Illinois. He took over the reins as head football and track coach and served as assistant coach in basketball. He has a distinct style of his own in teaching the boys, and because of this he quickly gained the admiration of all of the boys that played under him, both as a coach and a friend. 62FIRST ROW: Heinemeier. Wehling, Gray, Schneider, Shaffer, Zaruba, Tosh, Johns, Coffey STANDING: Coach Smith, Runge, Woods, Ketcham, Eberhart, Haywood, Nilsson, Aksamit, Ontko, Munzert, Marks, Manager Tencick. The 1943 version o{ the Tiger "Thinclads" was indeed quite sucess-ful as they wound up in third place in the conference standing, finishing behind East Side and Belleville. Although the team was good, even more outstanding were the individual stars, Harold Shaffer and Bennett Hensley, as each of these boys won his particular event in the district meet. They entered the State Track Meet held at the University of Illinois late in May. Although neither of the boys placed in this meet, it was indeed an honor for us to have two participants representing Edwardsville at Champaign. The juniors fared equally well as they upped second place in the Conference Meet and these boys should give EHS an excellent record in 1944. SENIOR TRACK LETTERMEN ..........................Shotput, discus, relay ..................... 100, 220-broad jump, relay .................................Mile, half mile .................................Shotput, discus ...................High and low hurdles, relay ................................. 100, 220, relay ..........................High and low hurdles ..........................High jump, pole vault .................................Mile, half mile (Continued on page 82) Bennett Hensley Frank Zaruba . . Harold Shaffer Wilfred Hilla . Norm Nilsson Carl Ontko .... Ed Jahns ..... Jim Marks..... Mel Haywood . 63Cleona Lutes and Vernon Bunte, the two returning cheerleaders of last year, formed the nucleus of this year's pep squad. The brother and sister act of Lamoine and Delores Schoenleber were the new additions to the yell leaders for the past season. Vernon became ill during the year and his position was capably filled by Jack Broderick. For their excellent leadership and sportmanship, in victory or in defeat, we offer them thanks! 64 Front Row: Lange, Coolbaugh, Bange, Woods, Haywood, Beck. Nelson, Rosenthal, White. Rizzoli. Second Row: Munzert, Ontko, P. Schmidt, Brumitt, Mathis, Norris, Aksamit, Stroud, Rohrkaste, Assistant Coach Smith. Third Row: Coach Groutage, Wehling, Going, Pittman. Kovarik, Nilsson, Coultas, Gillham, Modene Fourth Row: Manager Vanzo, B. Schmidt. McCracken, Schroeder, Eberhart, Cooper, Sheppard, Manager Geers. The beginning of school last fall found approximately fifty-five grid-men anxiously awaiting the call for football practice and a chance to meet their new coach. Just as many other things were handicapped as a result of the war, so was our football squad. Six returning lettermen were called to the service during the summer. Included in those missing from this year's pigskin eleven were George Koch and Edward Winkle, co-captains of the team. To fill in for these boys, Norman Nilsson and Dick Bridwell were chosen as honorary co-captains to lead the team. Coach Groutage did an excellent job of filling in the gaps left by the departing gridiron heroes, and the team mcde a good showing for themselves despite their comparatively poor record. What the fellows lacked in experience and size, they made up for in fight. Many of the boys who were playing their first year of football were called upon to take the place of a regular during the season, and always each responded to the best of his ability. To you boys, we say thanks for doing your share in keeping the spirit of football alive here at EHS. 65GILLESPIE 19 TIGERS 12 AKSAMIT - ENT? BRUM'ITT - END LANCE - GUARP NORRIS - GUARD WOODS - BACK ROSENTHAL - TACKLE STROUP - GUARD ONTKO - BACK P.SCHMIDT - BACK COOLBAUGH - CENTER Playing the first game under their new coach, the Tigers showed many signs of inexperience and stage-fright in bowing to a fast stepping Gillespie eleven. Connecting on a touchdown pass in the third quarter, the locals forged ahead only to lose their lead as Gillespie charged light back with another tally. STAUNTON 13 TIGERS 27 Displaying their offensive power in grand style, the Tigers marched to an impressive victory over the Bull Dogs. Rolling up an early lead, the EHS boys coasted in to an easy victory, as they held Staunton to a lone touchdown until late in the fourth quarter. Paul Schmidt scored two of the Tiger touchdowns. COLLINSVILLE 0 TIGERS G In one of the season's most thrilling games, the Tigers pushed over a touchdown in the final period to eke out a 6 to 0 victory over our rivals, the Kahoks. Bob Hartung plunged over the marker and the Tigers came marching back "to the Collinsville ten yard stripe as the gun sounded ending the game. GRANITE CITY 21 TIGERS G Opening their home conference season, the Tigers gave the local fans a good show the first half as Norman Nilsson took a pass from Paul Schmidt for a touchdown to give the locals a lead. Granite came back strong the second half and pushed over the deciding markers to win by two touchdowns. MADISON 13 TIGERS 19 Once again demonstrating their offensive power, the Tigers rolled up a three touchdown lead before the reservesallowed the Trojans to rack up two tallies in the final period and throw a scare into Tiger fans. They were on their way to another touchdown when the final gun sounded with Madison in scoring position. EAST ST. LOUIS 41 TIGERS 0 East St. Louis, rated as the number one team in the state, lived up to their expectations as they ran away from our Tigers 41 to 0. The EHS boys were greatly handicapped, though, as Carl Ontko was injured early in the game and was sidelined along with Bob Hartung and Norm Nilsson who had been injured previously. WOOD RIVER 8 TIGERS 6 After leading Wood River throughout the game, the Tigers eased up in the last minute of play and allowed the Oilers to push over a touchdown and eke out an 8 to 6 victory over our heart-broken Tigers. Scoring early in the second period, the Tigers held the lead until the fatal last minute. BELLEVILLE 27 TIGERS 0 After holding the undefeated Maroons on even terms for two and a half periods, the Tigers finally were down and Belleville coasted in to a 27 to 0 win over our weary grid-ders. Reserve strength played a big part in wearing the Tigers down as the Maroons pushed over three touchdowns in the final quarter. ALTON 19 TIGERS 0 Displaying a true Homecoming spirit, the Tigers held off the highly favored Alton Redbirds for two and a half periods before allowing the Hilltopers to cross the goal line. Four times in the first half the Tigers advanced within the Redbird twenty yard line only to be held for downs. Fred Stroud was sidelined for this game, along with Bob Hartung, because of injuries. BECK - FA"KFront Row: Schneider, Harris, Nilsson, Marks, Schroeder, Rosenthal. Second Row: Coach Groutage, Marks. Schmidt, Johnson, Runge, Ketcham, Henderson. Coach Smith. After a slightly disastrous football schedule, the Tigers turned their thoughts toward basketball with a bright outlook for a successful season. Practice began late in October, as only squad members participated in football. This extra prepping gave the Tigers adequate time to acquaint themselves with their new coach and his new style of play. The local boys made quite a name for themselves as they hung up many impressive victories. The first semester was climaxed by capturing second place in the Paris Holiday Tournament. Rated as the 'team to beat' in the Conference, the EHS basketball team rang up six consecutive loop wins before hitting a slump and dropping three straight games to end up in second place behind a team that they had beaten twice, Collinsville. Hitting their stride once more, the Tigers regained early season form and were ranked the 14th best team in the state as they went into the Regional Tournament held here at EHS. Hoping to make the fans forget about losing the conference, the Tigers tried too hard and were upset by Granite City in the first round. Nevertheless, the 1944 edition of the basketball team will go down in history as one of the most outstanding teams ever to represent the Edwards-ville High School. 68Front Row: Colclasure, Daech, Henderson, Marks, Gehrig, Johnson, Gillham, Lange, Ellis. Second Row: Geers, Schneider, Harris, Nilsson, Marks, Schroeder, Rosenthal, Runge, Johnson. Third Row: Coach Groutage, Weber, Schmidt, Merkel, Nealy, Jahns, Ketcham, Yehling, Kessel, Coach Smith. Tigers . . 51 — Litchfield . . . . 35 Tigers .. 41 — Livingston . .. .. 26 Tigers . . ... 41 — Gillespie . . 32 Tigers . . 31 — Paris . 40 Tigers . . 31 — 'Benld . . 25 Tigers . . 44 — Staunton . . 39 Tigers . . 38 — Wood River . . 32 Tigers . 41 — Granite City . . 35 PARIS TOURNAMENT Tigers . . 39 — Teutopolis .. . . 25 Tigers . .. 48 — Fairbury . . 34 Tigers . . . 38 — Normal .. 37 Tigers . .. 34 — Paris . . 42 Tigers . .. 38 Collinsville ... . 32 Tigers . . . 54 — Madison . . 29 Tigers . . . 68 — Livingston . . . 34 Tigers . .. 34 — Roxana .. 53 Tigers . 42 — Belleville .. 24 Tigers . 47 — Alton . . 26 Tigers . 36 — East Side . . . 57 Tigers . 37 — Roxana . . 30 Tigers . 32 — Wood River . . . . 34 Tigers . 43 — Sullivan 23 Tigers . 60 — Greenville . . . . 34 Tigers . 43 — Granite City . 44 Tigers . 28 — Collinsville . . 26 Tigers . 52 — Madison 27 Tigers . 37 — Alton . . 22 Tigers . 54 — Belleville .... . 46 Tigers . 43 — East Side . . . . 26 Tigers . 33 — Quincy 30 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Tigers . 33 — Granite City . . . 32 Won . 25 — Lost 69JIM MARKS—Jim was our candidate for all-state center. His great offensive ability gave him a unanimous position on the all-conference five. He could shoot, pass, dribble and rebound along with the best of them. WTT.I-TF HARRIS—Willie came to us this year from Alhambra and fitted in perfectly with our style of play. He was second in team scoring, playing the other pivot post with Jim. He received all-conference rating. NORMAN NILSSON—Norm was the rebounder and defensive man of the team. He could score if necessary but usually preferred to pass to a team mate. He ranked third high in team scoring and was placed on the allconference team. 70NORMAN ROSENTHAL—Rosey' was the fourth man of the team and played very good ball at times, but was hampered throughout the season by illness. He was a clever ball handler and his being left handed made him even more deceptive. BOB SCHROEDER—After weeks of searching for his fifth man, Coach Smith finally conceded the post to Bob. Bob is destined to become a great baii player in the year and a half remaining during which he is eligible. All he lacked this year was experience. RAY SCHNEIDER—Ray was the pepperbox of the team and was fast as lightning. Whenever the team wasn't clicking, in went little Ray to settle (Continued on page 83) 71 Front Row: Corrington, Wayne, Zimmerman, Finke, Schroeder, Nix. Huelskamp, Grinstead. Schoen-leber, Schwalb. Henry. Johnson, Rizzoli, Thomas. Second Row: Flavin, Sayers, Stroud, Strahan, Rose, Erickson, Trent, Neuhaus, Losch, Alexander, Figge, Arbough, Springer, Fox Third Row Hoffman, Grinstead. Sheppard, Zillibotti, Dresch, Weaver, Schaefer, Feezil, Bagby, Skelton, Mueller. Ward. Strajeck. Miss Harlan Fourth Row: Schmidt, Donbrow, Mathis. Gaertner, Irwin, Broderick, Long, Fensterman, Warren, Ingram, Scnmidt, Arth, Krupski. Fifth Row: Davenport, Carter. Gent, Fagan, Coroniotis. GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The purpose of the G. A. A. is to get more girls interested in athletics. It teaches them good sportsmanship and loyalty. Any girl who takes physical education and one sport each semester may become a member. Letters are awarded each year to those girls having a certain number of points. One letter may be received each year. This year's officers were elected from the junior and senior classes. The president and vice-president, however, must be seniors. The board members, who take charge of the various sports, are elected from all the classes. Every other Thursday meetings are held but special meetings may be called for parties and banquets. Programs are prepared by a different committee each meeting. Records of G. A. A. activities, parties, and banquets are kept in the file which any G. A. A. girl may consult. 72At the end of the year a trophy is awarded to the senior girl who is most outstanding in G. A. A. The qualifications which are considered when choosing this girl are good sportsmanship, loyalty, honesty, leadership, scholastic standing, athletic, and personality. Two important events of the year are the G. A. A. Alumnae Banquet and Senior Farewell Party. Near the first of the school year the freshmen and new members are initiated, and later a party is given for them. In May the girls from the G. A. A. in the eighth grade are invited to a play-day in the gym. Each year the club sends the newly-elected president and other outstanding girls to G. A. A. camp where they meet girls from other G. A. A. organizations and learn about their activities. G. A. A. OFFICERS JOYCE GRINSTEAD President DELORES SCHOENLEBER Vice-President CLARIBEL HUELSKAMP Secretary MARY SCHWALB Treasurer MISS HARLAN Sponsor BOARD MEMBERS BETTY SCHROEDER Basketball SHIRLEY NIX Softball DELORES FINKE Volleyball HELEN SPRINGER Archery COLLEEN HENRY Bowling 7374SCHOOL CALENDAR The events of the 1943 44 Cavalcade pass in review SEPTEMBER 7 "Freshman Day" Assembly with entertainment {or the "Freshies." 8 The upper classmen take over the school {or a day. 9 Everybody's here. Aren't the Freshmen cute? 10 Matinee Dance in honor of new pupils. 17 Gillespie here for football game. Unhappy day—EHS-12, Gillespie-19. 24 Football at Staunton. Wonderful game. We win, 27-13. 30 Reception for parents of Freshmen, so they can look things over. OCTOBER 1 Football at Collinsville. Score: EHS-6, Collinsville-0. Matinee dance after school. 8 Granite City here for football game. They mow us down, 21-6. 15 After throwing a scare into Tiger fans, we beat Madison 19-13. First six weeks period ends. Time for report cards. 21 County Institute. 22 The powerful East Side team runs over our Tigers, 41-0. County Institute still going on. 25 Those dreaded report cards issued. 26 Big "pep" assembly held. 28 Wood River noses out the Tigers, 8-6 30 Annual “spook" party held. NOVEMBER 4 Reception held for parents of the Sophomores. 5 Football at Belleville. We lose, 27-0. Matinee dance after school. 8 American Education Week. 9 American Education Week. 10 American Education Week. 11 Armistice Day. No school. Bonfire in parking lot. 12 Homecoming! Game with Alton but we lose. 13 Beverly Fink crowned Football Queen of 1944 at the annual Football Prom. 17 Rotary speaker in assembly. 19 Junior Play—“Early to Bed, Early to Rise.” 22 Assembly—Monday Club speaker. 7826 First basketball game here against Litchfield. We win 51-35. 30 Second six weeks period ends. Reception for the parents of Juniors and Seniors. DECEMBER 3 We beat Gillespie 41 to 32 on their own floor. 10 Pep assembly held before the game with Benld. Reports also come come out. Gloom! 14 Basketball game here with mighty Staunton. EHS-44, Staunton-39. 15 We have a Rotary speaker in assembly. 17 Visit Wood River and beat them 38-32. 21 We continue our winning ways by downing Granite City, 41-35. 24 Christmas vacation!! (This is what we like about school.) JANUARY 3 School re-opens after the more or less strenuous holidays. 4 We defeat a powerful Collinsville team on their own floor 38-32. Matinee dance is held after school. 7 The Tigers have a field day, trouncing Madison 54-29. 14 We play host to Belleville and show them our stuff. Score 42-24. 17 The girls let down their hair at the annual Kid Party. 18 We beat Alton 47-26. 20 First day of those dreaded exams. 21 More exams! To add to the gloom East Side defeats us 57-36. 24 First day of the second semester. 28 The swing band entertains in an assembly. Wood River beats us by the horrible score of 34-32. 31 Report cards are issued. Again! FEBRUARY 1 The Tigers journey to Greenville and defeat them, 60-34. 4 EHS loses a heartbreaker to Granite City, 44-43. 5 Sadie Hawkins Party—Remember the gleam in the girls' eyes? 7 Alice Weidner returns to sing for us from Millikin University. 8 Again the Tigers defeat the mighty Collinsville team. 11 Matinee dance held after school and we defeat Madison. 15 Game with Alton here. We win. 18 The music department presents a fine assembly. Another victory over Belleville. 79SCHOOL CALENDAR 19 The "small fry" attend the annual Freshman-Sophomore Party 22 Basketball with East Side. Yes, we lose. 23 Ash Wednesday. 25 29 A wonderful pep session held in anticipation of the tournament. Regional Basketball Tournament. We play Granite and we lose by two points. 30 The gloom is terrible. We thought we would surely go to State. MARCH 7 End of the fourth six weeks period. 16 Guess what! Report cards distributed. 28 Forum held for a discussion of the club for high school students. 30-31 Chorus presents "The Forest Prince," which is enjoyed by everyone APRIL . 7 18 21 22 27 Good Friday—no school. Fifth six weeks period ends. "Ever Since Eve," the magnificent play presented by the Senior Class. Conference Relay Meet. Report cards issued. Did you notice that worried look on the Seniors' faces? 28 Quad Track Meet. MAY 6 12 13 19 District Track Meet. All-school musical. State Track Meet. Class Day — Look at the handsome Seniors. funior-Senior Prom. Everybody looks swell! 20 25 26 28 29 Conference Track Meet. Seniors take those dreaded exams. Senior and under-classmen exams. Baccalaureate. Final examinations. JUNE 1 2 School picnic. Sixth six weeks period ends. Commencement. 80TIGER STAFF 1944 Citizens of Edwardsville Edwardsville Illinois Dear Readers: On the following pages will be found write-ups and ads of the people who really make this book possible. Without them, there just wouldn't be a Tiger. We offer them our heartfelt thanks and we sincerely ask you to read their ads. Sincerely yours, 1944 TIGER STAFF 81(Continued from page 63) JUNIOR TRACK LETTERMEN Dick Bearden............................. 440, broad jump, 220, relay Vernon Becker............................................Half Mile Kenny Heinemeier....................................... 440, 220, relay Marlowe Ketcham............................Shotput, discus, high jump Richard Slovak......................Half mile, 50, broad jump, relay Bill Aksamit....................................Low hurdles, high jump Ray Schneider.....................Pole vault, high jump, broad jump Lester Munzert........................................... 50, 100, relay John Tencick.............................................Manager iiiiiiiiMiiimmiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiMiiiiiiiiiMiiiiMiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiimiiiiiiiiiiiMiiMiiiiiiiir Miss Cheek: Give me a sentence with the word "amphibious." Hal: Most fish stories am fibious. Mr. Wood: I would like a straw with my lemonade. Waiter: (hard of hearing) Hey! Mr. Wood: No, straw. Florist: Won't you by a flower for the one you love? Mr. Little: That wouldn't be right; I'm a married man. Mr. Wood: Did you know all extremely bright men are conceited? Bob Woods: Oh, I don't know. I'm not. Miss Stoldt: Did any of you ever see an elephant's skin? Kovarik: I have. Miss Stoldt: Where was it? Kovarik: On an elephant. Miss Sloan: What kept you out of school yesterday, acute indigestion? Jeanne M.: No, a cute engineer. Norman N.: How did you like the date I dug up for you? Dick B: Rotten. Throw her back and start digging some place else. Rich Slovak: Have you enough confidence in me to lend me a ten spot? Paul Schmidt: Oh yes! I have the confidence. All I lack is the ten spot. Heepke: How much do you charge for weighing pigs? Manager: Oh, just get on; I'll weigh you for nothing. 82(Continued from page 71) the boys down and he usually did just that. An exceptionally good left hand dribbler, he should become an outstanding player in his remaining year and a half. BOB RUNGE—Bob was one of the best defensive players on the squad, and should he learn to improve his shooting, he should become the leader of next year's team. EUGENE BURNS—Eug' became eligible at mid-year and fitted into the Tiger machine very well. He helped the team out on numerous occasions by taking the place of one of the regulars. GORDON HENDERSON—Gordon was another pepperbox of the team and his speed and fight in a reserve role came in handy more than once. With more experience he will become a valuable asset to next year s Tigers. MARLOWE KETCHAM—Marlowe, a letterman of last year, was hampered throughout the season by an injury received during football and was of little service to this season's squad. JOHN MARKS—John is expected to take over next season where his big brother Jim left off this year. A good shot and ballhandler, John is expected to become one of the leaders of next year's quintet. CHARLES SCHMIDT—Red' was bothered during the season by a trick knee, but whenever he was able, he always gave a good account of himself when relieving one of the regulars. GLENN JOHNSON—Glenn was one of the most improved boys on the squad and worked himself up during the season, until he became a first string reserve as the season rolled along. He should play an important part in next year's offense. BOB GEERS—Bobby was the manager of this year's team and was well liked by all of the boys. He was assisted by Don Colclasure, Dave Ellis, and Kenneth Gehrig. JIM DAECH—Little Jim', the smallest man on the team, excels in ball handling and should become an expert in the remaining two years during which he is eligible. Norm Rosenthal: I always do my hardest work before breakfast. Jim Marks: What's that? Norm: Getting up. Cooper: What's that odor I smell? Mr. Gaston: That's fertilizer. Cooper: (in amazement) For land's sake! Mr. Gaston: That's right. Dorothy Werner: I don't believe any woman could be so fat. Melba: What makes you think so? Dorothy: I read in a paper about an English woman who lost two thousand pounds. 83Compliments of Compliments of F. W. WOOLWORTH CO. EDW. SCHNEIDER Corner of Main and Hillsboro FUNERAL HOME Compliments of Compliments of DR. M. D. NASH DENTIST WILDEY THEATRE ■ 420 N. Main St. Edwardsville, 111. ☆ ★ ☆ Compliments of j Compliments of EDWARDSVILLE LUMBER CO. ■ ■ ■ FREDERIC E. SPRINGER Headquarters for Attorney-at-Law ☆ ★ ☆ covi» f KARTM 156 N. Main St. Edwardsville ] ☆ ★ ☆ SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Paints and Varnishes 84 IIIIIIIIMIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIMIIMIIMIIIIIMIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIItlllMIIIMMIIIlirilllllllMMIIIIIIHUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMMIIIIIIIIIimilHIMIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII The Door To Friendly Service FOLKS and FRIENDSHIPS FOLKS in all walks of life, young and old, are among our customers and transact their business through our facilities. People like to do business where they are respected and their problems are understood. FRIENDSHIPS we have made in dealing with thousands of customers are an asset we are proud to possess. In entering on a new career you will find a banking connection a valuable asset. ★ Whether your business is large or small, it will be welcome and well cared for at this bank. ★ Edwar Bank an ONAL OMPANY CHARLES BOESCHENSTEIN, President WITH A RECORD OF UNBROKEN SERVICE 85★ ★ ★ ★ Compliments of U. S. RADIATOR Compliments of MIDWEST Foundry Supply Company ★ ★ ★ ★ IIIMIIIIIIIIIIHIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIItMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIMMIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIillllllMllllllll'llliiiiiiiMiiiiMMiiiMiiiim m GOOD LUCK ALWAYS TO THE GRADUATES OF '44 EULALIA HOTZ Your COUNTY CLERK £6 Judge: Have you ever been up before me? John Smith: I don't know. What time do you get up? Mr. Mulch: Who does Roosevelt have to take his hat off to? Norris: His barber. Mr. Gaston: What is a yard of pork? Don Hardbeck: Three pig's feet. Wes. S.: (calling for help at home) The water pipe broke in my basement and water is up to my neck. What shall I do? Manager of water company: Stand on your head and the water wili just be up to your ankle. Rosalie Vogel: Did you hear about the awful fright George got on his wedding day? Dot Tosvosky: Oh, yes. I was there, I saw her. John Luksan: Say, I've got a wonderful scheme for making money fast. Dog: Going to let me in on it? John: Absolutely. All you have to do is to glue it to the floor. 86CASSENS and SONS DODGE and PLYMOUTH DEPENDABLE USED CARS 42 Years in Business MASSEY-HARRIS FORD FARM IMPLEMENTS Complete Service 121 Hillsboro Ave. Phone: 307 308, 309Compliments of Compliments of EDWARDSVILLE FEED AND SEED STORE Phone 284 iiiiiiiMiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin,,,,,,,, JOSEPH HEALEY PROBATE CLERK imilllllMIIIIMIIIMMIIMIIIIIMHIIIIIIIIIIIIIMMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIMIIIIIMIl Compliments of RAY'S MARKET Meats, Vegetables and Groceries 142 N. Main St. Phone 58 | DR. J. A. HIRSCH Bank of Edwardsville Building 8 to 10 a. m., 1 to 2 p. m., 7 to 8 p. m. —PHONES— Office 174 — Residence 317 Compliments and Best Wishes of HARRY T. HARTMAN Sheriff 88Compliments of Compliments of WONDER CAFE Quality Food — Quality Service So. Buchanan St. Edwardsville, 111. .....mum............ Compliments of KING BEE CANDY KITCHEN George Coukoulis THE PLACE TO BUY YOUR ICE CREAM AND CANDY Congratulations to the 1944 "TIGER” DAIRY-DEL ICE CREAM COMPANY 211 Vandalia Fountain Service Dairy Products 1111.....mu......................................111 Compliments of EDWARDSVILLE GUN CLUB SUCCESS and BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1944 The Silverbl 00m A DRUG STORE FOR EVERYBODY Inc.Compliments of IIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIII TOM BOY STORE THE COMPLETE FOOD STORE | Wheel and Axle Alignment Service Waldo - Harris, Props. Dynamic Wheel Balancing | Brake Service 132 N. Main St. Edwardsville § iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii •ilium Compliments of E Simpson, Reed Burroughs ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW MINDRUP'S AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ■ Edwardsville, 111. j ☆ ★ ☆ National Bank Building IIIIIMIIIIIMIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIMIIIIIIIIUMIIIIIIMIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIMIHIMllllllMlllllllllllMIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMmilllllllllllllllllllllllll | Compliments of ■ ■ ■ KIEM'S Compliments of I WOMEN'S APPAREL BEN Edwardsville's Fashion Comer FRANKLIN iiiiiiiiiiii mu it STORE R. G. BELL, Manager Compliments E of ■ ■ ■ iiimimimimimmiMi Hartung Bros. Barber Shop 90 l4Je dedicate tUti A zace TO THE GALLANT AND TRUE YOUNG AMERICANS ★ Who have died for us yesterday . . . ★ Who are dying for us today . . . ★ Who will die for us tomorrow . . . We feel unworthy of their supreme sacrifice God bless their memory . . . may we never for a moment forget F0EHRK4LB BROTHERS. 111 Hillsboro Avenue Edwardsville, Illinois MiiilliiiiMiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiMiiiiiiMiiMiiiiMiiMiiMiiiiiiiiiiuMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiMiiiiiiniimiMimimimMiiiimiMMKilHiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimimiiMmmiMinimi BILL'S RECREATION PARLOR Appreciates Your Patronage— Thank You Compliments of 103 E. Vandalia JAMES T. CALLAHAN "For Victory Buy War Bonds"Compliments of A. B. FEED SEED STORE Inc. Wholesale and Retail Profit Reaper, A. B. Feeds Flour - Hay - Feed - Salt Seeds Grinding, Cleaning and Mixing AUERHACH’S LADIES' APPAREL Always Something New to Offer We Specialize in Formal and Bridal Outfits Eagle Stamps—Your Extra Saving “Where Feed and Seed Is a Science' | 126 N. Main Edwardsville IIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMimillMIIMIIIIIItmilllMIIMIIIIIIMIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllliiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiHii,, Compliments of "The Corner Drug Store” Main and Vandalia Streets Edwardsville, Illinois PHONE 27211111II111II111111 • 11111111111 • 11111II11 • 11II11II1111 • 111111111111111 • 111 ■ 11111111111 ■ 11111111II ■ I III 111111 111111111 ■ 111111 ■ 11 ■ 111111111II11111 ■ 11 • 11111 • 11111111 ■ 111III ■ 111111 • II11111 • III 11111111II111 11 ■ 11111 • II ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ SIMON KELLERMANN JR. CLERK CIRCUIT COURT Edwardsville, Illinois ............................ mi...tin..........him...limn....mu................................................................. Miss Bibby: What is fiction? Bob Wemer: Those are books which are fixed to the shelves and cannot be removed. Norma G: Gee, 1 wish I could make pies like your mother can make. Carl: And I wish I could make the dough your father makes. Bitz A: Let me chew your gum. Dick: Which one, upper or lower? Miss Wood: What makes Miss Cheek so nervous? Miss Sloan: One of the clocks in her stockings started to run. Alvin A: I'm not myself tonight. Loretta: Then we ought to have a good time. Bev: Did you knock them cold in the Latin quiz? Fry: Yes, zero. Father: Son, how often must I tell you it is bad manners to dip your bread in your gravy? Jack B.: Yes, father, but it is good taste. 93AMERICA'S FUTURE must be shaped by the youth of the country. The magnitude of the job in the years ahead will require sound character and well trained minds, as never before in the nations history. Your successful completion of your high school course gives you the firm foundation you are sure to need for the civic and national duties that lie ahead. ☆ CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES and sincere wishes for the continued achievement in the years to come. THE BANK OF EDWARDSVILLE 76 YEARS OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE Edwardsville. Illinois Member Federal Reserve System and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 94Compliments of Compliments of BEAUTY MART Dr. R. S. BARNSBACK 211 Commercial St. Phone 11 | Jefferson Building Edwardsville iiiiiiiiililiMMlllilliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiMimiiiiiiiiitHitHliiiiiiimiiMMiiiiiimiiii = iiiiiMiiiitiiiiimmii'iiiimiMiiiiiitmiiimiiiMtiiiiiiimiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiimiiiimi BLUME'S Mrs. George Blurae BUTLER'S GROCERY YOUR I.G.A. STORE § 1202 Madison Phone 943 IIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIMIIIinilMIMIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIMIMIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUlimHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIMIIIIIilllMMIIIHIIIIIIIIIinilllllimilllMIIIMIIIIIIIillllllllllli A. Bothman Sons WE SERVICE ALL MAKES OF CARS 95 VANDALIA STREET PHONE 602COMPLIMENTS TO THE CLASS OF '44 BUTLER CHEVROLET • • • Compliments of GEO. B. CATHCART ★ Thanks to our Edwardsville School System for turning out a fine product of bright and intelligent young men and women who will take their part in the not too distant future in carrying on the development of our Great Democratic way of life in our Great America. ★ Compliments of BUSY BEE BAKERY § [ 218 Main Phone 128-W E IIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIMIIIMIIMlimiMIIIIIIIMIIIMIIMIIIIIIMIMIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIMmMllllllll CLAYTON CLEANERS Cleaning and Laundry Service A Service With Personal Attention 111 E. Vandalia St. Phone 1070 EDWARDSVILLE WATER CO. Edwardsville water is pure and filtered by sands laid down by nature as it comes into our deeply driven wells Edwardsville Water Co. W. T. COMPTON, Manager 96IIMIIIIIMIIMIIIIIIIIMIMIIMIMIIIIIIIIMIIIMMIHIMIIIIIIIIIMMIIIIIIIIMIIIIMIIIIIIMIIMMMIIIIIIIIMIMIIIIIIIMIMIIIIIMIMIIIIIMIIMmMIIMIIIMlimilllllllllllMmMMIMIIMMIHIHIIIIMIIIIII CITY OF EDWARDSVILLE MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS OSCAR SCHMIDT Mayor EDWARD H. POOS City Clerk JOSEPH ROTTER City Treasurer ALDERMAN George H. Blume Elmer F. Carter Joseph Burkhardt Charles P. Long Fred Michel POLICE DEPARTMENT C. F. Mindrup, Chief Fred Hofeditz, Night Captain Edward H. Meier Patrolman Fred W. Losch, Patrolman John Huse, Night Watchman SELMAR BLEISCH Corporation Council M. ESTHER FUNKE City Attorney ALDERMAN Walter Nolte T. Evans Reilly Walter F. Sievers Chas. G. Stahlhut Donald W. McLean FIRE DEPARTMENT Dennis Hentz, Chief Arnold Schaffer, Fireman E. W. Weeks, Fireman Leonard Davis, Fireman STREET DEPARTMENT Erwin Sehnert, Superintendent Hubert Kennedy, Assistant Superintendent ..................................................................................................... limn..........................................iihiiiimimiiiim 97Compliments of DESMOND MFG. CO. 318 St. Louis St. MllllimMIIIIIIIMMIIMlimil EDWARDSVILLE CREAMERY COMPANY QUALITY DAIRY PRODUCTS Milk, Cream, Cheese, Butter and Evaporated Milk 223 W. PARK ST. For Prompt and Satisfactory Delivery Service PHONE 364-365Hats 99c up Purses 99c up Compliments of NIFTY HAT SHOP 152 N. Main Street Edwardsville, Illinois WOODLAWN GARDENS J. H. Blixen HOSIERY HATS PURSES | Compliments of WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE TONY JANSEN, Prop. 140 North Main St. Phone 73 1407 St. Louis Street llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll||||||||||||||||||||||lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll||||||||||||||||||||lllllllllllllllllllllllllllll IIIIIIIMIIMIIIIIMIII Compliments of WEST END FOODS | Compliments of FIGGE'S GROCERY We Give Eagle Stamps Your Extra Saving Phone 374 llllllll.... lllllllll I III! Mill llllllllllll IMIIIIIIIIIMMIII........................... = IHIIIIIIIHII.....Mil.....Illlllllll...II.......Illlltl.......I.......Illlllllll......... DR. C. R. COCHRAN Chiropodist and Foot Specialist — — Gerber Bldg. Edwardsville, 111. WEST END SERVICE STATION MOBILGAS ☆ MOBILOIL ☆ MOBILUBRICATION ☆ A FRIENDLY SERVICE 620 St. Louis Street We will be pleased to serve you DRIVE IN 99EDWARDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Compliments of for BETTER EDUCATION NORMAN IMBER ☆ ☆ Mil........................... ILLINOIS LUMBER Co.. Inc. Compliments of for BETTER MATERIAL DR. O. R. KEENAN Bank of Edwardsville Building ★ PHONE 32 Compliments of CLYDE S. METCALF Compliments of MADISON STORE Purcell Street Edwardsville, Illinois IIIIHIIMIIIIHIIIIIHMIimilllllllllMMIIIIIIIIIMHIIMIIMMIIIMIIIIHIimiimillimHIIIIi Compliments of EARL ORMAN Earl Harold 201 E. Vandalia St.MALT SHOP TIEMANN'S ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Compliments of HOME MADE ICE CREAM Giant Malted Milks 15 cents ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ 213 N. Main St. ■ ■ EDGAR TIEMANN, Prop. HIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIMIIMIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIMIIIIMMIIHIIIIMIMMMIMIMHIIMMIIIIMMIMIIII : ☆ ☆ | PEERLESS CLEANERS Compliments of Deal THE CASH AND CARRY WAY OVERBECK BROS. and Save "The Home of Fine Wallpaper A and Paints" ★ ☆ ☆ FULL INSURANCE COVERAGE 120 N. Main St. EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. ★ ☆ ☆ 110 N. Second St. Compliments of LEON'S BEAUTY SHOP tiiiiimiiiiiiiii NATION-WIDE STORE Normans' Market N. Wehmeyer—Prop. 215 N. Main St. Phone 696 We Deliver Compliments of Compliments of MADISON COUNTY FOOD LOCKER DR. E. F. WAHL National Bank Building •IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIimMIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMHIIIIIIIIIimill COMPLIMENTS OF M arks'Weber FUNERAL HOME AMBULANCE SERVICE 102 EDWARDSVILLE WOOD RIVERCompliments of LECLAIRE STORE "NOTHING BUT THE BEST" 512 Leclaire Ave. Edwardsville, 111. PAUL G. FIEGENBAUM REAL ESTATE INSURANCE ☆ ★ ☆ No. 8 Gerber Building MiiiiiiMiiiiiiimiiiiHiiiHMmmMimimimiiiiimiiiimiiimitmiiiiiiiMiiiMiiiiiiii IIIHIIII llllllllll IIIMMI IIIIIMMIIIIIIIIIIIIMIMIIi: Compliments of Greetings and Best Wishes to the Graduates LELAND BARBER SHOP PARENT TEACHERS ASSN. Edwardsville, Illinois lllllllltlillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllltllllllllltlllll.....II....... 111 • III IIIIIII Ml 1111........................................mill Illlllllllll 1.1111II11111111111111 III I Mil 1111 • I« BOB'S BAND BOX CLEANERS and LAUNDERERS ROBT. FERGUSON, Jr., Prop. EDWARDSVILLE CONSUMERS COAL CO. No Shrinking No Odor No Fading A Laundry and Dry Cleaning Service To Fit Everyone's Purpose YOUR APPEARANCE IS OUR BUSINESS — Dealer in — MOUNT OLIVE and SHARA COALS 103 Phone 28 112-114 S. Main St. Phone 470 A. J. MATEYKAHere's a Security Defense Plan In these uncertain days, everyone is looking for security, and the end of the war. Investing in Building and Loan Stock Shares will give you that security now and after the war. A 53 YEAR RECORD . . . PAYING EVERY DIVIDEND Clover Leaf Loan THE OLDEST BUILDING AND LOAN IN THE CITY , Edw. Nat'I Bank Bldg. Phone 122 ................................................................. ••mi..................„„„„„„...... DR. WAYNE B. COX CROSSING INN So. Buchanan Extends Hearty Congratulations to the | CLASS OF 1944 imiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiimHiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiimmiiiiiiiiimiiiiiii Specializes in Chicken Dinners. Plate Lunches and All Sandwiches 104 Compliments of EBERHART BROS. GROCERY E. Rudat, Prop.Compliments of MECHANIC'S PLANING MILL, Inc. Compliments of I SCHMIDT TIN SHOP SHEET METAL AND HEATING I 0 ☆ ★ ☆ Phone 487 229 North Main St. Phone 1246W Edwardsville. Illinois E. H. SCHMIDT IIIIMIIIIIIIilMIHIIMIMIMIIUMIIIIIMIIIMMIIIIIIIIII.....Illllllllltlll Compliments of Always Something New DR. W. H. SCHROEDER DENTIST at SHUPACH'S BOOT SHOP Bank of Edwardsville Building 124 W. Main Phone 1307-W 111111111111111111111 lllltMHIIIIIIIIMIItllltIHIIIIIHIII E. I. SHEPARD OFFICE SUPPLIES "Everything for the Office" 112 St. Louis St. Phone 989 | Compliments of PAUL C. TAYLOR COUNTY RECORDER 105Thirty-six Years behind the camera Not a Minute behind the times ||| I Greetings and Best Wishes To The Graduates of 1944 SERVICE THAT SATISFIES ! | • HURST PONTIAC CO. I The Idle Hour Billiard Hall Jack Hartung, Proprietor 401 N. Main Street | Edwardsville, Illinois I • • I For the Latest Sport Results = PHONE 70W Mlllllllllll Min Illll lllll I II HHHHHHHHHIHHHHIHHHHIHIH HMMIHI Ill III1111II11111 III IIIII11II1111111 11111111111111111111111111111 • III | MADISON COUNTY MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY ★ 1 ☆ ☆ | "A Service That Serves" 1 ☆ ☆ ★ 306 Edwardsville National Bank Building Phone 961 Compliments of FRANK J. WOLF Idlewood Inn St. Louis Rd. ☆ ★ ☆ GOOD EATS ☆ ★ ☆ COURTEOUS SERVICE ☆ ★ ☆ Phone 1129 Edwardsville, 111. 107HEIDELBERG OIL CO. Deep Rock Service Station i Main and Vandalia Phone 1178 I HOME NURSERY GREENHOUSES Ernest Tosovsky, Proprietor 4 ☆ CUT FLOWERS ☆ TREES ☆ PLANTS ☆ SHRUBS COMPLETE DEEP ROCK LUBRICATION Members of F. T. D.—Phone 706-R Edwardsville Illinois Stores at Granite City, Collinsville and Staunton, to serve you. "Say It With Flowers" lllllllllimillMllllllllllllllltlllMIIIIIIMIIIMIMIMIIIIIMIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIimiMIIIIIMIMIIMIIMIIIIMIMIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIMlMIIMMIIIIII imiiMiiiiiiiiMMiHMiiiiimmii © 9 PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS HOTZ LUMBER C O M PA N Y 9 © 108Compliments of SOLTER AND KRIEGE HARDWARE ★ 110 North Main Street Phone 588 ☆ ☆ The Stores of Greater Value LEE SHOPS ☆ ☆ Compliments of WAYNE BROTHERS GROCERIES AND MEATS | North Main St. Phone 38 LESLEY MARKS FUNERAL HOME A service as modern as tomorrow As gracious as yesterday Ambulance Service Phone 577 109 210 N. Kansas St. Edwardsville. 111. 111111111111111111111111 DO BUSINESS WITH A DEPENDABLE FIRM R. H. ROSENTHAL INSURANCE REAL ESTATE, LOANS APPRAISALS NOTARY PUBLIC SEE ROSENTHAL ON ALL YOUR INSURANCE PROBLEMS HE HAS A SAVINGS PLAN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE When You Want to Buy a Farm, or City Property, Why Not See a Man Who Knows Farms, Land, and City Property by Many Years of Experience He May Save You Time, Money, and Gas Try His Confidential Service Which Has Proven Successful for 25 Years 223 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville, 111. Phone 163; Res. 525 ...............................mu...............Mil.......Illlllllllllllllllllllllll.........................IIIIIIIMIIIIIIII.........I.......I......IIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIII............................................. I 110Leo E. Fink Lindell J. Kniser Fink Electrical Supply Co. 107 Purcell Street Dealers of Everything Electrical GENERAL ELECTRIC ☆ Radios ☆ Electric Ranges ☆ Electric Kitchens ☆ Electric Refrigerators ☆ Household Appliances ☆ Mazda Lamps ☆ Electric Contracting ☆ Fishing Tackle and Shotgun Shells ☆ Movie Equipment Compliments of DALE'S CORNER STORE FRED MAN BROS. DEPEND ON US 111 Main Phone 400 For Quality Merchandise Compliments of GIFT SHOPPE in Mrs. Helen Gunter Wildey Bldg. Troy Road Phone 1143Best Wishes of Compliments of N. O. NELSON CO. Makers of "NONCO" FIXTURES CARL H. ERICKSON RALPH A. IRVIN WILBER RINDER ROBERT L. BRUMITT NATHAN ROSENCRANZ t Representatives of the "When the war is over, we expect to again make Nonco Plumbing Fixtures" METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE CO. of Edwardsville, Illinois MiHmmiimmiiimmiMimiMiHiiiiHiiHHMiiiiiiiiiMMiMiiiiiiMiinimiiiHMiimiiiiiiimiiiiiimimimiiiii iiiMiiiimiMiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiimiiiimmiiiiiimiiiiiiiiMiii IT PAYS TO BUILD WITH BRICK When you plan to build, remember this ... IT PAYS TO BUILD WITH BRICK. No painting, lower insurance, permanent beauty, low upkeep, protection against fire . . . these are all very important considerations when they concern YOU and YOUR HOME. Richards Brick Company EDWARDSVILLE ST. LOUIS Face Brick Common Brick Flue Lining Hollow Tile Glass Blocks Building BlocksCompliments of Compliments of TRUCK TRADE COAL CO. WARD'S SERVICE STATION STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS ☆ ★ ☆ 305 W. 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