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I ■ .v 1 the ELMS of Nineteen Hundred Forty Eight Vol XXX Editor ..... Robert J. Ansley Assistant Editors . Dorothy Koenig Robert S. Maisch Literary Editor .... Margaret Akai Business Manager James 0. Schneider Advertising Manager Steve A. Madi Circulation Manager Cliff J. Janssen Faculty Adviser C. C. Arends The Nineteen Hundred Forty Eight Elms PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENT UNION OF ELMHURST COLLEGE ELMHURST, ILLINOIS Dedication ' J. HIS thirtieth volume of the Elms is proudly and honorably dedicated to a true pioneer in the field of education. Dr. Timothy Lehmann. Born in Russia, Dr. Lehmann came to the United States when he was still a young- ster. He has even had to change his birthdate, since the Gregorian calendar was used in Russia. He graduated from Elmhurst College in 1899, and from Eden Theological Seminary in 1902. It was during his days at the University of J irginia. that he met Martha Menzel. whom he later married. Dr. Lehmann has had many pastor- ships, which include churches in Maryland. I irginia. and Ohio. It was in 1928 that Elmhurst College opened its portals to the new President. Dr. Lehmann. He came with high recommendations. During his nineteen years of presidency many changes have occurred. It was in 1930 that Elmhurst became co-educational, and in 1931. Elmhurst was recognized by the North Central Association. That was a memorable day. for the studeFits paraded through town and the band met the president at the station. Dr. Lehmann has always been interested in the community. Here in Elmhurst. he is a charter member of the Kiwanis Club, a member of the Du Page United Charities, and the Family U elfare Association, and also has served on the draft board. He has also pioneered in the Elmhurst Musical Concert Series. It is not only in the community that he gave his spare moments, but also to the students. He will be remembered for his addresses at chapel attendance, which have been inspiring and encouraging. Too. Dr. Lehmann has established the Freshman program and orientation from sheer hazing to integration. Although there were only one hundred and fifty in the student body in 1930, at- tendance today is six hundred and fifty eight: a number that has grown each year, just as Dr. Lehmann has grown with Elmhurst. Ready to retire at the age of sixty- five. Dr. Lehmann will never cease to seek knowledge and education. 6 Timothy L. Lehman, D. D. i in aerial view of Elmhurst College Campus with its beautiful buildings and scenic back- grounds. " Old Main " stands in the foreground. CONTENTS AUTUMN . . .13 WINTER 55 SPRING 89 ADVERTISING 123 ' Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, The tree ' s inclined. Alexander Pope The future lies ahead of us as college students. The world is slowly being restored to its former position, and as Pope states, every common mind, which includes we students, seeks education. Education has many tasks: training the intelligence, broadening the mind, and teaching the techniques on which modern civilization is based. It may do all this yet never reach our central problem. The real issue is whether men are to be ruled by power, pleasure, their own creations, or by goodness, beauty and reason. People see the value of power in science and economics. Certainly — but of what use are they, unless men know how to use them rightly? Power and wealth go hand in hand, for good or evil. In our world we have unlimited power; we need an education which teaches us not merely how to use that power but how to use it well. To build up in every man and woman a solid core of spiritual life, which will resist the attrition of everyday existence in our mechanized world — that is the most difficult and important task of all learning. Take hold of vour education, students, and bend your twigs rightly. 9 Bright lights gleaming into the night from the much- used, friendly and beautiful Memorial Library. Across the green and spacious lawn is popular South Halh where all the pretty co-eds dwell. The morrow was a bright September morn; The earth was beautiful as if newborn; There was that nameless splendor everywhere. That wild exhilaration in the air, W Inch makes the passers in the city street Congratulate each other as they meet. LONGFELLOW AUTUMN 13 A MESSAGE FROM OUR NEW PRESIDENT DR. H. W. DINKMEYER To a stranger Elmhurst is a lovely place, with arching elms and spacious lawns — an idyllic spot. To those on the campus it is something more — an atmosphere, a quality, a spirit. When you attend school in these days of swollen enrollments, it may take y ou weeks or months before you feel at home. Not so at Elmhurst. As soon as you set foot on the campus you fee] that you belong. You are a person in whom others are interested. Good will, understanding, comaraderie and mutuality come naturally. There is equality, democracy, a feeling of home. The people you meet at Elmhurst have sterling qualities; they come from good homes. They are substantial and open-minded. Associations are rich and friendships become real and abiding. There is something winsome and challeng- ing about these people. There is wholesome fun, fascinating fellowship and rev- erent scholarship. There is also a definite purposefulness. These young people know what they are about. Although they enjoy many diversions, they are serious minded. They call forth the best in you — they count on you. There is a spirit here that makes y ou want to project yourself into the larger world of usefulness and service. Elmhurst has something — unique, indefinable, indispensable for this day. The pages of this book will try to convey some of these intangibles to you. But you really have to share in all of this in order to experience and treasure the high character of this remarkable Elmhurst. Dr. H. W. Dinkmever 14 Seated: Timothy L. Lehmann, Ervvin R. Koch, Edwin J. Koch, Paul A. Jans, Henry W. Dinkmeyer. Standing: F. W. Rasche, Louis M. Hammerschmid t, Michael Baas, Antone E. td t t Hotle, E. H. Plassman, George Sonnehorn, Samuel J. Schmiechen, 1 HL BOARD Armin Haeussler, Edward W. Brueseke, William F. Naefe, George C. Buik. niDrfTADc ot Pictured: Mrs. Clara Ehlers, Mr. Anton C. Negri, Mr. Herbert Schmidt, Ob DIKLL IUKS Mrs. Helen Schultz, Mr. George P. Worth, Jr. Behind the scenes the wheels of progress roll unceasingly — and so it is with the Board of Directors. Their responsibilities and activities are many and varied. Since the influx of many new students on campus, especially during the post war period, their tasks have been doubled. Many new and various accommodations had to be supplied, such as additional housing facilities, staff members, personnel, and classroom equipment, since the college has grown to six hundred and fifty students this year. The Board assumes the responsibility of bettering the edu- cation of each student. This year, with the retirement of Mr. Paul A. Jans, the chairmanship was accepted by Reverend Erwin R. Koch, of St. Paul, Minnesota. With the retirement of Dr. Lehmann as college president, the Board had to choose a successor. They have done well in choosing Dr. H. W. Dinkmeyer of Bethany Church of Chicago, for his deep sincerity and rich friendliness have already won the admiration and support of the entire student body. Although a new Business Manager has not been secured, the Board has placed Dr. Lehmann and Dr. Dinkmeyer temporarily in that position, in their respective terms. Today, an even closer and friendlier relationship between the Board and the students has been attained. Just as the college grows in standing and in knowl- edge, so too, does the Board of Directors grow in their endeavor to administer to the needs of every individual on campus. 15 DEAN OF THE COLLEGE ALFRED FRIEDLI, M. A. Alfred Friedli. a jovial, understanding gentle- man, comes to Elmhurst College as the new dean. Dean Friedli has done much in the edu- cational field and Elmhurst College is indeed proud of its new dean. He graduated from Central Wesleyan Academy and received his A.B. degree from Central Weslevan College. He continued in graduate studv at the Uni- versity of Missouri and Illinois, and was awarded the Master s degree in Sociology at Washington University. He was former super- intendent of schools in arrenton, Missouri, and assistant principal at various high schools in Missouri, aside from numerous other posi- tions he has held. Dean Friedli has already won every stud- ent ' s heart with his warm friendship and understanding; which he has time to extend to all who come to see him. besides finding time to teach Social and Adolescent Psychol- ogy. DEAN OF STUDENTS GENEVIEVE STAUDT, M. A. mum L . Although Dean Staudt has now been the victim of added responsibilities, as dean of all students, she remains the same patient and understanding person that everyone has known her to be. It is not only the co-eds of South Hall who go in to see her, but every student on campus. Dean Staudt is always willing and readv to be of assistance, whether it be about studies or personal matters. Aside from the added responsibilities that have been heaped upon her. Dean Staudt finds time to be Assistant Professor of Education, with practice teaching schedules to be made out. and the great task of preparing future teachers for the teaching profession. FACULTY C. C. Arends M.A., Northwestern University Professor of Speech Latham Baskervill B.F.A., Chicago Art Institute Head of Art Department John K. Baumgart M.A., University of Michigan Assistant Professor of Mathematics Flora M. Bieber M.A., Northwestern University Head of Commercial Department Karl Henning Carlson M.A., New York University Professor of English Hazel Chrisman M.A., University of Kentucky Instructor of English, Creative Writing Richard G. Chrisman M.A., University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Economics Marjorje W. Cochran M.A., Northwestern University Instructor of Speech, Director of Speech Clinic Paul N. Crusius Ph.D., Harvard University Professor of History • Earle A. Davis, Jr. M.S., University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor of Biology 17 FACULTY William L. J. Dee B.S.J., M.A., Washington University Professor of Sociology Mrs. Mary Dienes University of Budapest Instructor in Hungarian Matt A. Hansen M.A., Northwestern Universitx Professor of Phvsics Susan Haurer B.S.. University of Minnesota Instructor of English and Spanish Maude Evelyn Johnson M.S., University of Wisconsin Director of Physical Education for Women Donald Keller M.A., Clark University Assistant Professor of Geology and Geography BORERT E. KOENIG B.D., Chicago Theological Seminary Instructor of Beligion and Counselor of Men Carl E. Kommes Ph.M., University of Wisconsin Assistant Professor of Chemistry Theophil W. Mueller M.A., Western Beserve College D.D.. Catawba College Professor of Sociology Royal J. Schmidt M.A., University of Chicago Assistant Professor of History and Political Science 18 FACULTY Oliver Martin Langhorst M.S., University of Illinois Professor of Physical Education and Coach Theophil Wm. Menzel M.A., Washington University B.D., Yale Divinity School Assistant Professor of Religion Clara 0. Loveland S.T.B. Berkeley Divinity School Associate Professor of Psychology and Christian Education Rafael R. Moyano Ph.D., Lovola University Assistant Professor of Spanish Marie-Lorraine Powell University of Portiers; M.A., University of Wisconsin Instructor of French W. S. Peters M.A., Northwestern University Assistant Professor of Speech Werner Richter Ph.D., University of Berlin Professor of Philosophy Donald E. Roark DePaul University B.S., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration Instructor of Economics Pearl L. Rorertson Ph.D., University of Chicago Assistant Professor of History Donald Rosback M.S., Illinois Institute of Tech- nology Instructor of Chemistry FACULTY Rudolf Schade B.D., S.T.M., Union Theological Seminary M.A., Columbia University Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Greek Mildred E. Singleton M.A., University of Oklahoma M.S., Columbia University Librarian Nellie R. Stickle B.S., University of Illinois B.E.. Western Illinois State Teachers College Assistant Librarian Tekla Story M.A., Northwestern University Instructor of English Robert R. Thompson B.S., Springfield College Assistant Coach Grace Townsend Ph.D.. L T niversity of Chicago Professor of Biology Walter Wadepuhl M.A., Columbia L niversit Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Professor of German Anna Libusa Ziak B.A., M.A., University of Chicago Assistant Professor of German NOT PICTURED Homer II. Helmick Ph.D., University of Chicago Professor of Chemistry W. F. Zuurdeeg Ph.D.. University of Amsterdam Assistant Professor of Religion SCHOOL OF MUSIC Shirley Effenbach M.M., DePaul University Instructor of Piano Mrs. R. Finnemore Instructor of Piano Helen Kettner Instructor of Piano Ludwig Lenel M.M., Oberlin College Assistant Professor of Organ and Harmonv Nicolai Malko Ph.D., University of St. Peters- burg, Russia Conductor, Choral and Instru- mental Music Ursula Margot Richter State Certificate, University of Berlin Instructor of Voice; Director of the Elmhurst College School of Music Eugene Troth Instructor of Voice Director of Men ' s Glee Club NOT PICTURED Bonnie Fletcher Instructor of Woodwinds Gerald Huffman Instructor of Brasses Gladys Owen Kubec Instructor of Piano Raymond Niwa Instructor of Violin 21 «• •; General office staff: Miss Leveille, Mrs. A. Schaeffer. Mrs. E. Newman. Loner: Mrs. T. F. Smith, campaign office book- keeper; Miss Jane Beckman, secretary to Mr. krohne. Mr. Ted Krohne, amiable Public Relations Director. 22 PEOPLE YOU To keep such a large institution as Elmhurst College functioning properly, requires more than faculty and students. Such an organi- zation must depend on a host of other workers of various kinds to perform duties essential to its running. These people might be called the unsung heroes of the campus. First, let us peek into the Advance Office to meet the people who publicize Elmhurst. Here we find Mr. Ted Krohne, the Public Re- lations and Promotion Director, whose re- sponsibility is extensive. Assisting him are Mrs. T. Fletcher Smith, bookkeeper; and Miss Jane Beckman. his secretary, who also helps Rev. C. F. Schmidt, the Alumni secretary, keep the alumni informed of important events on campus. The General Office provides the setting lor the work carried on b the Administration. Here we find Mrs. A. Schaeffer. secretary to the President. Mrs. E. Newman. Miss Leveille, and Mrs. Cummings busily engaged in the work of their office, which includes registration of students, issuance of grades, and welcoming visitors. Dr. Timothy Lehmann. the acting Business Manager. SHOULD KNOW The responsible task of handling the college finances had fallen to Dr. Timothy Lehmann until his retirement, when he was replaced by Dr. H. Dinkmeyer, both acting as Business Manager in addition to their tasks as Presi- dent. Their capable assistants in shouldering the task, are Mrs. Gunzel, secretary to the Business Manager; Mrs. F. J. Cosgrove, who helps each student plan his yearly budget; Mr. Brown, whose duty is to balance the books; and Miss Jane Davis, clerical helper. Next we note the college nurses to whom students can go for ready medical aid. Stu- dents Martha Waters, Jean Thornton, and Ruth Johnsen constitute the nursing staff. Now we turn our attention to Mrs. Morine Teichen, secretary to the School of Music, who handles all the finances, correspondence, and schedules of the music department. Residents of South Hall are guided and given counsel bv the house mother, Mrs. E. Krivulka. while Reverend and Mrs. Koenig give advice Upper: Business office staff: Mrs. Gunzel, Mrs. F. Cosgrove, Mr. Brown, Miss J. Davis. Lower: Student nurses: Martha Waters, Jean Thornton. Miss Williamson, field publicity and college represent ative-at -large. Mrs. John Teichen, secretary to the School of Music. Mrs. Elizabeth Krivulka, house mother and counsellor of South Hall. 23 PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW and counsel to the residents of the Men ' s dormitories. To provide food for hungry Elmhurst stu- dents, a capable staff functions in the Com- mons. Working under the supervision of Miss Alma Shriver, dietitian, Mrs. Martha Ladiges. Mrs. Amelia Wagner, Miss Grace Marwood, and Mrs. Nellie Caldwell prepare dailv meals throughout the school vear. Over-night guests at the Commons are welcomed and " made at Home " bv Mrs. E. Voigt, Hostess and Matron. No institution can function smoothly with- out an efficient maintenance crew. Elmhurst has just such a crew, headed by Emil Vonder- Ohe, and assisted by Armin Wuennecke and Lester Wiemerslage in the various tasks. South Hall and Irion Hall arc kept spotless on all occasions through (he efforts of Mr. and Mrs. liirl Mooney. Paul Hein, engineer, and his helpers, Roy Wiemerslage and Max Woeller. maintain the heating, plumbing, and electrical systems, while A ater Plaff takes care of the carpentry. Maintenance Crew: Armin Wuennecke, Lester iemei Upper: Kitchen staff: Miss Herrscher, Miss Mar- wood, Mrs. Caldwell, Mrs. Ladiges. Miss Shriver and Mrs. Wagner, not pictured. Lower: Roy Wiemerslage and Paul Hein, engineers. slage, Bellv Mooney, Birl Mooney, Emil VonderOhe. Retiring Pres. Lehmann welcomes his successor Dr. Dinkmeyer with the handclasp of Elmhurst friendship. Part of Dr. Dinkmeyer ' s new life is suggested by the campus highlights: T op: Old Main — administration: Gymnasium — student activity center. Bottom: South Hall — student housing; President ' s House — home. FRESHMAN NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Seated: Carol Ramsey, MerriLyn Hartmann. Standing: John Trnka, Phil Stendel, and Harold Renis. The Class of nineteen hundred and fifty-one came to Elmhurst College to begin their col- lege career with a bang. Thev showed the faculty and upperclassmen that thev meant business and they did not waste any time in proving it. When presented with the task of producing the annual Freshman mixer, they definitely showed themselves to the best ad- vantage. They discovered too, that college was not all seriousness, and soon they took upon them- selves to obtain, with the help of their older friends, as much as possible out of the social life which Elmhurst College has to offer. Officers yvere not elected until the second semester, which caused the class to be slowed down considerably in their group contribution to the school. The big job facing the Frosh was the pro- duction of the Freshman Hop. which was given shortly after the Spring vacation in March. Having spent one year getting acquainted with college life, the Class of ' 51 is ready, willing, and capable of assuming their future responsibilities at Elmhurst College. The Class of " 51 A duel by MerriLyn Hartmann and Gene Kuehl climaxes the freshman mixer. FRESHMEN Row One: Albert Kovacs, Barbara Gierach, Glenn Nowack, Joylene Wilson, John Trnka, Gloria Martin, Marl Mitchell, Barbara Kenyon, Dorothy Behrends, Victor Frohne. Row Turn: Delvin Engelsdorfer, Harvey Whetstone, Gerald Truwe, Ronald Cline, Art Greer, Alvin Voile, Phil Stendel, Gene Kuehl. Row One: Martha Victor, Leta Friend, Marian Gabler, Luetta Sabberl, Mary Domermuth, Julie Muecke, Phyllis Faber, June Baur, Elizabeth Konrad. Roiv Tivo: Priscilla Arvey, Janice Comstock, Louise Crecelius, Betty Drechsel, Helen Herrscher, Kay Abele, Irene Bodi. Roiv Three: Phil Pobanz, Dave Vogelmann, George Crusius, Ralph Kroehler, Phil Gruenke, Myron Sonneborn, Erwin Koch, Wallace Sehrt, Charles Harlman, Malcolm Davis, Richard Lindner. 27 FRESHMEN Row One: Jim Taylor, Lawrence Steffv, John Robertson, Glenn Rhodes. Richard Lund, Robert Tardella. Rote Two: Pauline Lavin. (Caroline Lavin, Margaret McMichael, Margaret Mishler, Joan Rudd. Susanne Schweppe, Leila Larson, Mildred Olsson. Shirley Swanson, Genevieve Safford. Row Three: Barbara Schaefer, John Kahler. Craig McCreary, Arthur Schroder. Derald Schultz. illiam Rader. Kiehard Kriz. Patricia Nottingham. Row One: Mice Pouel, Loretta Herzfeld, Marv L. Lee, June Maier, Ruthellen Grupe, Shirley Huntman, Clara kauf- mann. Helene Meyer, Lois Knoche. Row Two: Kenneth Metzger, Joanne Ilillebrand. Gustav Bloom. Marilvn Hoist. Paul Lipka, Myron Low, MerriLyn Marl man. .oil an Morvay. Row Three: Harold Renis. Richard Lambrecht, Henry Wieditz, Gene Male, John Newman. James Beecken. Robert Killer. CLASS OF ' 51 Row One: David MacKenzie, Edward Bansfield, Richard Huff, John Williams, Robert Williams, John Scott, Robert Allen. Row Two: June Adler, Dorothy Ewald, Gloria Stade, Nathalie Voelker, Ellen Barcus, Carol Ramsey, Barbara Buran. Rom; Three: Jack Anderson, Donald Thomas, Allen McNamara, Paul Buckholz, Ivan Hansen, Art Zielinski, John Tippett, Louis Taylor, Fred Gunzel. Row One: George Anderson, Robert Taylor, John Hilan, Walter Rock, Thomas Heme, Ronald Fritz, W. James Cody. Row Two: Barbara Jewett, Elizabeth Caldwell, Lauralee Grant, Darlen Briggs, Marilyn Graves, Elaine Grosshauser. Row Three: Donald Harvey, Wil liam Farwell, Gerald Hoehn, Robert Blankshain, Donald Fischer, Paul Dempsey, John Hanson, Gustof Wagner. 29 FRESHMEN Row One: Kenneth Ellis, Caryl Morion, Dwight Larson, Herbert Partoll. Row Two: Martin Broer. Ilartl Jones, Dolores Bagamery, Lois Tagtmeier, Bita Jacobs, Ignore Green, Helen Vogel, Frank Marky. Row Three: illi.mi J. Wuchner, Holier! Rund. Jack Rubins. Row One: James Smith, Paul Newman, Joan Howe, Edmund Wesolowski, Virginia Rheinhold, Fred Staedel, Henry Knoll. Row Two: Ralph Beckman, Erv. SchaefFer, Taylor Buttles. Harry Hodson. Richard Entemann, Dale Henderson. Jack DuPre Robert Fellows Catherine Flores Paul Hansen Lois Mueller NOT PICTURED Robert Tiedemann CLASS OF , William Mueller Kurt Schoening Harold Sterret Betty Swanson Earl Swanson Two students stroll across campus towards Kranz Hall, the Commons, and the Library in the distance. Miss Marie Hullcranz QUEEN OF HOMECOMING HOMECOMING OF 1947 The theme of Harvest Homecoming, which brightened the campus with its warm mellow hues, made vivid once more in the minds of returning alumni the memories of their own student davs at Elmhurst. Corn shocks, horns of plentv, pumpkins, and brightly colored leaves were used to decorate the buildings. Large signs of welcome appeared everywhere. The traditional prize for the most attractive and appropriate decorations was awarded to the Philosophy Club and the Pre-The Society for their decoration of the Commons building. The decorators had brought the Autumn harvest to Elmhurst ' s very doorsteps. The alumni began the festivities Friday evening with a banquet in the Commons dining hall. There the renewal of old friend- ships fostered the feeling which was to make the weekend a success. The Homecoming Queen and her Court made their first official appearance at this event. After the banquet the alumni joined students and guests as they watched the Freshmen make their way across the campus in their ever impressive torch parade. Their pride and satisfaction in the huge bonfire they had built and guarded for weeks, was felt by all as the flames lit up the entire campus. The traditional bonfire blazes from Freshman torches and casts its glow on the Pep Rally. HOMECOMING COURT: Elaine Bloxom, Mary Louise Olsson, MerriLyn Hartmann, Loretta Llewellyn, Marie Hullcranz, queen; Martha Green, Betty Johnson, Sue Esthus. 33 HOMECOMING The old Elmhurst spirit, renewed bv a Pep Rally around the honfire, was brought to a climax by the Homecoming Revue which followed . In keeping with Elmhurst tradition, this year ' s musical comedy, " Elmhurst Out- bursts " , written bv a student, Dan Lehmann. and directed bv C. C. Arends, referred to typical Elmhurst situations. The theme and the catchy tunes that ran through the show brought forth laughter and applause from the appreciative audience which filled the gym to overflowing. The Revue was acclaimed by all as another outstanding success for the Elm- hurst College Theater. On Saturday, the student All-Stars, for the first time in three vears. were victorious over the Alumni in their yearly Saturday morning football game. Although the big game with North Central in the afternoon ended in a defeat for Elmhurst, the spirit of the guests and students was not dampened. During the half, the Homecoming Queen, Miss Marie Hullcranz, and her Court were presented by the President of the Student Union. After words of welcome by President Lehmann and the Queen, the crowd joined in singing the Alma Mater. After the game, the dormitories, lodge, and veterans housing, opened their doors to stu- dents, friends, and alumni, who took this op- portunitv to examine the living quarters of the campus residents. HOMECOMING REVUE— Upper Lejt: Duet by " Professor Krabovitch " and " Dean Pinlwerk " from Act II of " Elmhurst Outbursts. " Ipper Right: C. C. Arends, director of Elmhurst College Theatre. Loner Left: Dan Lehmann, author of revue. Lower Right: Love experiment from Act I. HOMECOMING " Injun Summer " , as depicted by McCutch- eon ' s famous cartoon, was the setting for the annual Homecoming Dance Saturday night. Against this colorful background, couples danced to the music of Dick Long ' s Orchestra, in a gym again filled to capacity. Refreshments and entertainment rounded out a full evening of pleasure for all. The alumni and students gathered in St. Peter ' s Chuch Sunday morning for the Home- coming service, at which, Rev. Edwin J. Koch delivered the sermon. As the afternoon sun traveled westward, the strains of beautiful music drifted from the College Chapel. The Community Chorus, Polyhymnia, and newly formed Men ' s Glee Club did their part in making this closing event of the weekend beautiful and impressive. The new members of the Music Faculty also added their individ- ual talents to the annual Musicale. With the strains of the Alma Mater still ringing in his ears, each went back to his every- day tasks, carrying with him a golden harvest of memories of the 1947 Harvest Homecoming at Elmhurst College. S. Cunningham, football captain, delivers pep talk at rally; S. U. prexy, B. Abbott, looks on. Sandford (23) provides interference for Green (28) in Homecoming Game against North Central 35 At the Hallowe ' en party students bobbing for apples carry out spirit of tbe evening. " Li ' l Abner " Clarence Kohring is pursued by " Daisy Maes " at Sadie Hawkins Dance. AUTUMN Hungarian Club members put the audience into mood of old Hungary with songs and stories. Not all evenings are spent studying, as ean be testified by the fun and hilarious times to be had on week-ends, on ve old Elmhurst College Campus. Hags and Stags riding broomsticks through the eery sky came to rest at " ye olde barn ' ' lor the annual Halloween Party. Upon arrival, all Itinmakers were promptly greeted by a host of goblins and grinning jaek-o " lanterns. The barn-like quality of the gym was further as- certained bv the addition of a hayloft-plus the hay, corn stalks, and ears of corn. To refresh those who wearied of dancing and romping in the hay, cold, spicy cider was served. Then when the hands on the clock reached 11:30, all the would-be spirits disappeared. All the Daisy Maes snagged their Lil Abners and dragged them to the Sadie Hawkins Dance. Pigtails, short skirts, patched trousers, and cabbage corsages dominated the scene: while the dancing and singing were done in true Dogpatch style. The Sophomore semi-formal dance found couples dancing dreamily in a land of enchant- ment. The plain brick interior of the gym 36 was transformed into a forest-like maze; while the air eharged with an elfish atmosphere. The Prince and Princess, Sue Esthus and Steve Csutoros, reigned majestically over this par- ticular realm of the " Enchanted Forest " . To add a touch of flavor from the " old " world, the Hungarian Club presented " Magyar Melody " . Besides ballroom dancing, skits, folk dances and songs were performed which delighted the spectators. Irion Hall Assembly was decorated musically with notes, sharps, and flats. The atmosphere gave way to a feel- ing of and a glimpse into the ways and man- ners of " old Hungary " . A number of these week-ends would not have been complete without the efforts of the Lamp- lighters. This group of musicians has pro- vided the music for many occasions, includ- ing, the Halloween Dance, Sadie Hawkins Dance, and the Anchor and Eagle Valentine Dance. Crowning Soph Prince and Princess, S. Csutoros and S. Esthus. WEEKENDS LAMPLIGHTERS: Front Row: Mary Lou Baas, Mary Metzger, Don Hafner, Fred Gottwald, Wally Bizer, Larry Steffy, Arnold Zaeske, Bob Dohm, Bud Achtemeier. Back Row: Fred Dananay, Gerald Truwe, Steve Madi, Marv Engelsdorfer, Harlan Robine, Bob Bogott. Not Pictured: Bill Wuchner. 37 . Rolin decides to continue his stage career while H. Klein, R. Grupe. and H. Whetstone listen intently in " The hole orld Over. " Although the final curtain has fallen on four successful productions, memories will linger in the hearts of aspiring dramatists and untiring " grips " . The purpose of the Elmhurst College Theater is " to appeal to all and to only those people that possess an interest in the theater " . Anv student may apply for membership bv becoming a " guppy " . the theater ' s name for an apprentice. Those who have accumulated seventy five merit hours, engaged in both acting and production work, and who have been accepted by the active members are honored by membership. One can readily recognize an Elmhurst College theater member bv his black and gold pin, one of the most attractive emblems worn bv Elmhurst students. This year one of the members, Daniel Leh- man turned author and wrote a hit, " Elmhurst Outbursts " , a musical comedv given at Home- coming. Members and guppies diligently THEATER HIGHLIGHTS CABINET — Ruth Stoerker. vice-president; Mary Louise Olsson, secretary; Dan Lehmann, assistant husiness manager; Mary Ann Zimmermann, social chairman; George Langeler, presi- dent: (ins Molnar. huMiie -. manager: Professor rends. adviser. worked side by side on the winter play, " The Whole World Over " , and the spring play, " Joan of Lorraine " . Brand new in ' 47 was " The Register " , a calendar of all the theaters ' activities including specific themes for each meeting, and dates of the productions, which was presented to all members and " guppies " . j| ... g - 4 Another new project was a complete card file containing information about every mem- ber back to 1942, including all theatrical ac- tivities participated in each year. In years to come, additions will be made and it will be referred to so that programs, announcements, and other material can be sent to the theater ' s alumni. During the academic year, the activities engaged in were: two trips to Chicago to see professionally staged plays; the sponsoring of an informal; initiating — ah! — those who have completed their " guppyship " , and finally, con- cluded with a formal banquet. C. Hein accompanies C. Ramsey in a gay Russian folksong to the delight of M. Nisi and R. Klein in " The Whole World Over. " Row 1: J. Baur, G. Geyer, D. Lehmann, M. L. Olsson, G. Langeler, president; C. C. Arends, director; R. Sloerker M. A. Zimmermann, A. Molnar, S. Schweppe. Row 2: V. Gentilin, L. Tippett, A. Blaufuss, M. Olsson, V. Robb, B. Gierach, V. Meyer, E. Dammerman, M. Hoel- scher, G. Kunzer, J. Comstock, M. Nisi, M. Graves, E. Barcus, J. Wolff. Row 3: B. McKee, D. Koenig, M. Engel, L. Tagtmeier, H. Meyer, J. Schemer, M. Nicol, C. Krivulka, E. George, J. Davis, P. Lavin, J. Faber. Row 4: V. Karmann, H. Whetstone, E. Schaeffer, B. Rund, L. Grandl, P. Eissler, A. Voile, W. Farwell, W. Rohn, R. Kroehler, A. Zaeske. Row 5: A. Kovacs, M. Low, R. Steiner, R. itzeman, C. Minegar, D. MacKenzie, P. Achtemeier, J. Smith, J. Taylor, G. Crusius, W. Ohrman. 39 Roiv One: P. Dempsey, F. Sanneman, L. Sandford, M. Kafka, W. Rock, S. Cunningham, C. Spalten, R. Tavlor, R. Oltesen, R. Tveter. Row Two: G. Schupp, manager; R. Thompson, ass ' t coach; P. Desenis, R. St. Clair, P. Stendel, W. Rauer, G. Diesel, W. Meyer, J. Fuller, O. M. Langhorst, coach; C. Martin. Rom; Three: N. Jones. R. Green, R. Rund, D. Geist, J. Mangnall, A. McNamara, H. Workman. R. Koenig, R. Fellows, .1. Thomas. Not Pictured: L. Kolwitz, J. Tanis, H. Tsumori, D. Cunningham. F. Schaeffer, F. Mack, G. Truwe. Sherm Cunningham, captain of the fool hid team, has led the plavers in fine teamwork. 3 The Elmhurst Blue Jays, 1947 edition, suf- fered from first-vear-itis. In their first game of the season the Blue and White had six new men in the starting lineup — of the sixteen sub- stitutes, twelve were plaving for the first time, too. With Captain Sherm Cunningham doing the leading, the team worked hard to gain win number one, but it came only after the team had suffered six straight set-backs. Head Coach " Pete " Langhorst. Assistant Coach R. R. Thompson, and End Coach Donald Rosback greeted letter winners. Robert Koenig, center and captain elect of the 1948 Blue Jav team; Warren Meyer, end; no tackles; Capt. Sherman Cunningham. Bill Bauer, Phil Desenis, and George Diesel, guards; Leroy Kolwitz, Cliff Martin, John Tanis, John Thomas, and Himeo Tsmuori, backs. The new members were: ends, Doug Cunningham. Bob Fellows, Allen McNamara and Bob St. Clair; tackles. Paul Dempsev. Dave Geist, Walter Rock, Erv. Schaeffer. and Bob Taylor; guards. Chuck Spalten; and centers. Jack Mangnall and Frank Mack; in the backfield, Matt Kafka. Bob Green, Lloyd Sandford, Howie Workman. Fred Sanneman and Gerald Truwe. 4(1 September 20 saw the Jays start the season with a 19-7 pasting at Concordia. Trailing 12-0, the only score for Elmhurst came in the third quarter on a beautiful 80 yard pass play from Kolwitz to Meyer. Dauber Koenig converted. Concordia came right back and drove 65 vards to score the final tallies. The Javs journeyed to Augustana for a 21-6 defeat. Sherm Cunningham broke through and blocked a kick in the first two minutes of plav, Bob Fellows recovering. " Moe 1 ' Tsumori went over from the 3. For the rest of the half it was all Augustana — registering three touchdowns and as many extra points. The second half Elmhurst pushed the Augies all over the field, but just could not score. October 4 was no different for the Jay rooters. Lake Forest came here to administer a 27-7 reversal. John Tanis drove over from the seven yard line early in the fourth quarter, and Koenig converted for Elmhurst ' s onlv scores. Illinois Wesley an downed the Jays 17-0 on Coach " Pete " Langhorst watches his players on ihe field, as other players on bench await call. PIGSKIN PARADE Halfback Sandford tries to shake loose for yardage against Lake Forest, as Thomas (35) supplies interfer- ence. Jays visible: Dempsey (41), D. Cunningham (24), Spalten (43), Taylor (49), and S. Cunningham (29). October 11. The Jays held the Titans even for two quarters, but the Big Green put over two third quarter touchdowns, and we had suffered defeat number four. On October 18, the Javs were invited to Wheaton ' s homecoming. If the Crusaders " strike ' following a homecoming victorv (perish the thought) their prayers were an- swered, for the " pore little bovs " from Elm- hurst succumbed 38-0. October 25 was Homecoming. For our op- ponents the much feared Javs picked weak North Central, conference champs in 1946. We lost 39-0. It was rumored that if we did defeat North Central this homecoming, we would have Notre Dame as our opponent next home- coming. We defeated Illinois College November 1, 13-6, for our onlv victory of the season. Illinois College ' s only score came when Kafka was tackled attempting to pass and it was intercepted. Elmhurst came back and Lloyd Sandford bucked over from the one; Koenig converted. Starting from their own 7. the Jays went 93 vards for their second touchdown. End Bob Fellows and Vk heatonile grimace al impact of tackle; Tanis and Dempsey in background. Lee Kolwitz, Q.B., gallops around end for gain againM Concordia as Tanis comes up lo assist. John Tbomas. balfback, being bit after gaining yardage against Concordia; McNamara in the rear. 42 Fred Sanneman ' s 69 yard touchdown run was called back for clipping but on the next play a Kafka to Meyer pass, good for 55 yards, went to the one vard line, from where Sanne- man punched over. On November 8 the Carthage Redmen proved too much for the Jays. Sandford scored from six yards out in the first quarter, and Elmhurst led 6-0 at the half. Carthage came back with two quick scores, but a long Kafka to Green pass and Koenig ' s conversion tied the score, 13-13. The last quarter saw the Redmen punch over two more TD ' s for a final score of 27-13. In a game played on a rain drenched field, Elmhurst closed out its season with a 12-0 loss to Millikin on November 15. Millikin scored the first time they received the ball in the second half, and again late in the fourth quarter. Top: Meyer (37) and Tanis (38) delay foe as Sand- ford punts. Bottom: " T " in action; Kafka fakes to Sandford as Tanis and Green sweep to left. John Tanis bursts through fcr sizable gain at wheaton " s Homecoming. Meyer (37) and Spalten (43) in rear. 43 CLASS OFFICKRS— W : Carolyn Maisch, secre- tary: Harold krieger, president. Roiv 2: Holier! Bogolt, vice-president: Merle Baker, treasurer. Having been graduated from the ranks of the lowly " Frosh " , the Sophomores set out to prove themselves worthy of their higher status. The able people that the Sophomores had chosen for their leaders were: Harold Krieger. president; Carolvn Maisch. secretary: Merle Baker, vice-president: and Bob Bogott, treas- urer. The most outstanding contribution of the Sophomore Class to the social life on Elm- hurst ' s Campus, was the semi-formal, which was held November 25th. The theme of this dance was " Enchanted Forest ' , and it proved to be one of the most entertaining and gala events of the year, complete with a prince and a princess. The Sophomores are also the sponsors of an all school picnic in the Spring. Good luck to the class of ' 50, and bigger and better things will be expected from them in the future. THE CLASS OF ' 50 Sophomores wielding magical powers to make designs for their fall semi-formal. " The Knehanted Forest " . To break the routine of studying, this Soph group leaves Irion to picnic on cokes and wieners. 44 SOPHOMORES LENARD ADAMS MAE JEAN ADELBERG MARGIT ANDERSON ESTHER AUSTERM ANN EUGENE BABBERT THEODORE BABINSKY HOWARD BAECHTOLD MERLE E. BAKER DON BALDOCK ROBERT BANSFIELD RALPH BAUR WILLIAM F. BEHR GLENN BEST WALDEMAR BIZER DONALD G. BLOESCH ELAINE BLOXOM WILLIAM BLUMER ROBERT C. BOGOTT LEE C. BOHNENKAMPER WILLIAM P. BRADY EUGENE RICHARD BRAUN JAMES L. BRITT ORPAH BROER JOHN W. BROWN ROBERT H. BROWN FRANCIS R. BRUNO GRANT BUEHRER RAYMOND J. BUMBA RUSSELL E. BURKE MARLYS JEAN BURKEMA NORMAN G. BURTHWICK 45 SOPHOMORES JAMES T. BUSHONVILLE BETTYANNE CAIRNS ROBERT CALVANO GORDON R. CARROLL DOLORES CERNAN ROGER L. CHESSMAN DORIS CHRYSLER DOROTHY CLUEVER ROBERT L. CONWAY ROBERT N. COX ROBERT CRUZAN STEVE CSUTOROS DOUGLAS CUNNINGHAM MERLE G. DAHL, JR. FREDERICK DANANAY ELOISE DAVIS JEANNE DAVIS JOSEPH C. DAY JOSEPH DEGI. JR. PHILIP DESENIS ROBERT DEUFEL GEORGE DIESEL WARD C. DIETRICH ROBERT DOHM CHARLES DOMERMUTH RICHARD E. DORUFF WAYNE DUFFIN GERALD DUKEMAN JAMES DUNN GORDON EASTMAN MARJORIE ENGEL WARRFN FRICKSON 46 CLASS OF ' 50 SUZANNE ESTHUS JAMES EVANGER BARBARA FEIERABEND ROBERT D. FEY JOHN H. FINK NANCY FINLAYSON CAL FISCHER KARL FISCHER ROBERT W. FRICKE MAMORU FUJIOKA DAVID H. GEIST DOROTHY M. GERBER ROBERT G. GERSTENBERGER SAMUEL GESKO NORMAN GEYER PATRICIA M. GIBSON BRUCE GOFFENEY WINIFRED PAULINE GOHR LESTER GORBICS ELLIOTT GRACE HARRY GRAVES ROBERT C. GREEN DOROTHY GROOTE CAROL GUNDERSEN ANDREW J. GYURE, JR. JACK HACKERT ROBERT L. HAERTIG DONALD HAFNER JOHN A. HAILA ROBERT E. HANDKE PAUL F. HANEBUTT AL HAYNAL 47 4S SOPHOMORES GLORIA CATHERINE HEIDKE ARTHUR HEINEMANN WILLIAM HINCKLEY MARILEE J. HOELSCHER STEVEN J. HONDROS DOROTHY C. HOSTO STANLEY HROVATIN FRANK ILCEWICZ W ALTER J. JACOBSEN CLIFFORD J. JANSSEN MILDRED M. .IOENS BETTY JOHNSON RUSSELL JOLLY NORMAN JONES ROBERT M. JONES MATTHEW J. KAFKA MARY KANE GERALDINE KAPPE ROBERT E. KASPER CLYDE A. KAUTZ WILLIAM KERBER FRANK KERKOCH RAYMOND W. F. KLASING, JR. ROBERT C. KOCH GABRIFLLE KOEHLER ROBERT KOELLING ROBERT KOENIG CLARENCE W. KORHING LATER H. KREBS HAROLD G. KRIEGER CHARLOTTE KRIVULKA ARTHUR V. KROEGER CLASS OF ' 50 MILTON N. KRUEGER DICK KRUSE GLADYS KURSE KUNZER WALTER LADWIG EILEEN LANDON PETER J. LAPINS KENNETH W. LARSEN HARRY LAVIN DONALD R. LEMKE RICHARD B. LEWIS BURTON LINDEMANN BOB LISTON MORRIS LITTLE JOHN A. LOWE MELVIN E. LYNN ANDY McGLASHAN FRANK J. MACK STEVE A. MADI CAROLYN MAISCH ROBERT MANLEY CLIFF MARTIN CARL MAUTER EMIL W. MENZEL KENNETH O. MESLE MARY ANN METZGER VIOLET MEYER WARREN F. MEYER, JR. WILLARD MIELKE CHARLES F. MIKUTA, JR. PAULINE MILLER CHARLES MINEGAR 71 | - , If J)iiH 1 mi:- M ■ ■ , i. ■ . V SOPHOMORES HAROLD A. MOELLER JOEL R. MOSSRERG EDWARD MARTIN MUELLER RORERT MUELLER MARTIN MULAC MARTHA JO NISI JAMES NORDSTROM JUNE DAE ORERMAIER WARD OHRMAN CLARENCE E. OLDFIELD JOHN E. OLSON, JR. ROY OTTESEN HAROLD A. PIERCE RORERT G. PIERSON LOUIS G. PORO HAROLD C. POTTS ANN POULOS ERNEST RACHAU ROLAND RADLOFF WARREN H. RAHN DAVID RANDS HARRY REILING JOHN C. RIGGS ELMER O. RINGQUIST HARLAN RORINE DAVID M. RORINSON TRENT ROCKWELL WARREN ROHN DANIEL F. ROSE MELVIN C. ROWLEY RAY E. RYDELL NORMA SARRERT 50 Am ftp S Ml 1 ! - Jit Mm Cj CLASS OF ' 50 MAVIS SANCHEZ LLOYD H. SANDFORD MARY ELIZABETH SASSE JOHN H. SCHAEFER DANIEL J. SCHLER WILLIAM H. SCHMITZ RUBY SCHNEIDER CARL F. SCHWEITZER MAXINE SEYBOLD JEAN M. SHERMAN ROBERTA SIEWERT SUSAN SIMPSON WAYNE SLEEZER GERALD W. SMITH GLENN C. SMITH JANET SMITH JOHN P. SMITH CHARLES SPALTEN WILMA SPURRIER DONA STARKS DOROTHY H. STOMMEL KENNETH D. STONE JUNE STROM WALL JOHN STRUB MARIE STUCK! BEVERLY JUNE SWANSON JOHN M. TALLMAN, JR. JOHN TANfS MARY ELIZABETH TEICHEN JOHN H. THOMAS RICHARD D. THOMAS LAURA TIPPETT 51 SOPHOMORES WILL TRIEBES RICHARD C. TVETER EDWARD W. URBAN GLORIA VAN DYKE DONALD C. VOGEL FRANK R. VOGEL GLEN VON ALMEN GENEVIEVE AUDREY WAGNER FRANK W. WARD, JR. ANDREW WEBER COLLEEN WEGENER JEANNE MAE WEISSE KRWIN A. F. WENDLER DON WESTERHOLM RAY WESTERLUND MORTON WHITNEY ROBERT E. WITZEMAN ROBERT WOLATZ MARYLOU WOLFER JOANNE WOLFF HOWARD F. WORKMAN JULIE ZELLMER FERNE LOUISE ZIEBELL H. CLAIR ZIMMERMAN DOMINIC ZITO NOT PICTURED Frank Amador Frank A. Barlh Herbert E. Faust George Fossell Kenneth E. Hasemann Walter W. Hicks Jim Hudson James Lanigan Richard Mehl Richard Pratt Richard Sova Edwin E. Sprandel Robert St. Clair Jacquelyn R. Theiss Carl iegel Dick Zickerman Clockwise: Students chuckle at a Prof Peter ' s joke. . Friendly table-talk at Commons. . Achtemeir and Block interview Frega and Wolatz for new wire-recorder . Ballet dancer enters Soph " Enchanted Forest " Forest " Commons line winds down from above for " victuals " . . . Daily review of latest communiques. 53 ■ December drops no weak, relenting tear By our fond summer sympathies ensnared, Nor from the perfect circle of the year Can even winter ' s crystal gems be spared. Cranch WINTER 55 the Elms Queen presenting Miss Sue Esthus To the veteran patients at Vaughan and Mines General Hospitals went the honor and pleasure of making the final seleetion of the Elms ' Queen. The staff thanks them for their cooperation and for their fine selection. Miss Esthus. whose home is Chicago, is a Sophomore studying medicine. Miss Bloxom, residing in Elmhurst although her home is Council Bluffs, Iowa, is also a Sophomore majoring in Fine Arts. Miss McKee, who calls Maywood. Illinois her home, is a Junior concentrating on Biology. The other three of the six finalists, chosen by an all-student vote, were: Miss 1erril n Hartman. Freshman from Dayton, Ohio; Miss Bette Johnson. Sopho- more from Chicago; and Miss Loretta Llewellyn. Senior from Glen Ellvn. Illinois. 56 Mr. Roark, acting as adviser, discusses important Board report with Finance Committee members. X HE Student Union is the organization through which the students exercise self-gov- ernment, with every registered student being a member. The organization s purpose is to unify the students as a working unit, and to regulate all matters pertaining to student life. The S.U. Cabinet, which carries out the in- terests of the Student Union, is made up of an executive committee and five standing com- mittees. These committees, which coordinate various campus activities with the Student Union, are: Athletics, Chapel, Publications. Council on Social Life, and Library. Working hard under Bob Abbott ' s leadership, the organization made several important ad- vancements, additional equipment was ob- tained for social functions, and the wired-radio svstem was put into operation. Through the Finance committee and their fine report on the financial situation, an improved relation- ship between students and the Board was developed. STUDENT UNION STUDENT UNION CABINET: L. Kolwitz, R. Abbott, president: W. McGovney, L. Sonneborn, M. L. Olsson, C. Hein, P. Krebill, P. Achtemeier. Not Pictured: M. L. Krieger, and D. Priestap. 58 0]NE of the larger jobs of the Council on Social Life and Relationships this year, was its active part in the Freshman Week Com- mittee and preparations for welcoming the freshmen. Before the new school year had begun, the calendar committee had met with representatives of organizations and classes who wished to secure dates on the Social calendar. The student interest sheets were also compiled bv the Resource Committee. With the assistance of Mrs. Story, Miss Johnson, and Mr. Koenig, this council worked as an advisorv and functionary board. The new freshmen members of the council replacing the retiring seniors at the mid-year were: Erwin Schaeffer, Laura Lee Grant, Shir- ley Huntmann, and John Trnka. Second semester chairman and secretary were Gus Molnar and Martha Green, respectively, suc- ceeding former chairman Charles Goldsmith and secretary Frances Wentzel. Members outline programs for fine entertainment. COUNCIL ON SOCIAL LIFE Seated: Miss Johnson, B. McKee, L. Sonneborn, F. Wentzel, C. Goldsmith, chairman; M. Green, V. Karmann, M. Teichen. Standing: Rev. Koenig, A. Molnar, J. Mimlilz, Miss Ziak, W. Katel, F. Panes, P. Hanebutt. As Weber and Bogotl plav, Miss Loveland bangs on Coach Thompson and Miss Cochran do a jig in " Hasen- scru b-buckel to climax " Kainiuck Kegsters " . pfeffer ' s Kindergarien " at Student -faculty show. WINTER Rev. Schade laughingly crowns Jim Schneider " King for a Night " al the Lel-down party. w INTER weeks were brightened by week end parties packed with fun for all who par- ticipated. Books and studies were forgotten: soft music, bright music, gay laughter, and light-hearted fun threw cares to the cold winter wind. One step over the door sill and the Co-eds and I heir dates were no longer in Elmhurst, but far down in the " Deep South " , where loveliness abounded. The scent of magnolia blossoms, white picket fences, and music, whisked the couples away into the charm of the southern atmosphere: and the college Co- eds chalked up another successful, annual girl- date-bov semi-formal affair. For those who couldn ' t go home between semesters to celebrate the end of exams, the Let-Down Part gave them their opportunity to " let-down " after the two previous grueling weeks. Jim Schneider was rightly crowned " King James I " , and ruled for the evening. 60 On Feb. 7th the Anchor and Eagle Club sponsored the last dance before Lent, an enter- taining and enjoyable informal. During Lent, dancing was given up, but entertaining pro- grams kept Saturday nights highlighted on campus. Begun last vear, the tradition of a Student- Faculty show became firmly grounded as num- erous " dignified and serious " profs joined here- tofore undiscovered talents, with those of stu- dents to produce a rollicking evening of laughter. Produced after weeks of hard work by the Juniors, the show was one of the most talked of and best -remembered events of the year. In March the annual Women ' s Union Circus set up its Big Top in the gym. The circus was complete with clowns, gayly-colored balloons, food, and sideshows of all sorts, besides the various Big Top acts sponsored by campus organizations. The orphans " adopted ' for the evening lent just the right spirit to the circus to make it the " real thing " . Climaxing an eventful evening, Dan Lehmann lead group singing at Irion Hall s Open House. WEEK-ENDS At W. U. Circus, an orphan guest checks to see if Audience roars as " hero fireman " Ed Mueller is carried " injured " clown Lou Grandl is still living. from the stands by " rescued woman " Bill Schmitz. 61 Coach Robert R. " Bob " Thompson and captain Norm Frega discuss improvements in learn strategy. ElMHURST 63. Illinois College 57, and the Blue Jays captured a tie for third place in the College Conference of Illinois. Elmhurst 67, Aurora 60, the season ' s final, and the basket- ball team had chalked up the best season record in the school ' s history, eleven wins against eight losses. Every plaver, as well as Bob Thompson, coaching for his second season, can be proud of such a record. Although the chief factor in victory was the combined effort of all to produce good teamwork, some individual rec- ords were noteworthy. Arm Bizer led team scoring with 192 points, while Wuchner scored 184 and Frega scored 179. Ace Frega, in turn, led in the ten conference games with an even 100 points. The team got off to a slow start, having won only two games of six when Christmas vacation began. After a loss in the season ' s opener to Concordia, 53 to 45, the Blue Jays whipped North Central 54 to 43, in a thrilling first home game of the season. Captain Frega BASKETBALL 2 VARSITY TEAM Seated: Amy Bizer, Boh Wolatz, Jack Dagley, Norm Frega, Bill Wuchner, and Wally Bizer. Standing: Ron Wilson, Joe Meyers, Don Hafner, Paul Hanebutl, Bob Koenig, and Coach Bob Thompson. was high point man in both games, with 16 and 19 points in each. An almost disastrous southern and western trip followed, when the Blue Jays played and lost three games in five davs. The first was a conference loss, 60 to 43, to the Billikens of Millikin, who eventually captured a share of the title. They then traveled to Alton where they lost to Shurtleff College, 64 to 46. Swing- ing up the Mississippi, the travel-weary team lost a heart -breaker to Carthage, 50 to 44. Rested and glad to be home, the team took a short trip on Dec. 18 to Lake Forest, where they romped off with a 49 to 36 victory, and went home to enjoy a good vacation. In the first game in January, the Jays fought fiercely and had Wheaton hanging on the ropes, but missed victory by one point, 43 to 42. It was a non-conference game. With this loss an incentive, the Blue Jays launched a six game victory streak, four in conference play. They started it against Aurora, racking up their season ' s high total of 74 points against 63. Then came impressive victories over Augustana, 42-33, and Lake In a scramble under the basket, Arny Bizer grabs ball from two Wheatonites, Johnson and Wilson, as we lcse a heartbreaker, 43-42. 63 Wuchner (3) oralis hall, as llafner and Krega (5) watch play in 54-43 win over North Central. Forest. 57-49. Leaders were Wuchner with 13 in the former, and Frega and Bizer with 14 points in the latter. They slaughter ed Lewis Institute next, 63 to 29. In the next game, close and hard- fought, the Jays avenged an earlier loss bv beating Carthage, 39 to 35. Wuchner was high with 14 points. On Lincoln ' s Birthday. Illinois Wesley an traveled here to absorb a defeat by the Jays, 58 to 55. A. Bizer was high with 17, and Frega had 15 points. All the wins were at home, but the Jays went on the road again, where they lost three straight. All were conference losses, which dashed hopes for a possible second or undis- puted third place. Augustana was host first, but the Blue Jays couldn ' t quite make it. losing 46 to 40. Next thev tried for two season victories against North Central, but were turned back 63 to 52. as uchner scored 14 points. Trying hard to avenge the one point loss earlier in the season, the Jays were thwarted at W heaton in a 55 to 46 defeat. (.4 Returning home for the final eonferenee game against Illinois College, the Jays won an exeiting, hard-fought victory. Arny Bizer scored 25 points, high for the season, in the 63 to 57 win. Concordia proved to be the Jays ' victim in the final home game, as Elmhurst overcame an early deficit to win, 63-54. Wuchner and Frega each had 15 points. In the season ' s final, the Blue Jays outscored Aurora, 67-60, with A. Bizer scoring 19 points and Koenig scoring 15 points. Over the 19 game season, Elmhurst won 11 games against 8 defeats, scoring 989 points for a 52 point average. Their opponents scored 948. In winning 5 of 10 games in the C.C.I., the Jays scored 484 points to the opponent ' s 503. Of 10 home games, the Jays lost only one, but away, Elmhurst won only two of nine games. As hall nears hoop, W. Bizer (7) and Ace Frega (5) tense to fight N. C. for possible rebound. JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM: Seated: John Haila, Dick Selmer, Derald Schultz, Bob Bogotl. Standing: John Trnka, manager; Bill Farwell, Caryl Morton, Phil Pobanz. PEP BAND: Seated: R. Dohm, J. Degi, H. Robine, H. Krieger, R. Kasper, A. Greer, C. Janssen, L. Grant, R. Maisch, F. Ziebell, D. Rose, S. Madi. Standing: D. Vogel, H. Pot ts, M. Lynn, D. Schler, J. Merzdorf, F. Vogel. SPIRIT BUILDERS CHEERLEADERS: Left to right: E. George, captain: A. Greer, G. Martin, J. Comstock, M. Nisi, V. Meyer, and M. Low. BLUE and white, fight-fight. " " 1 the school veil, and the pep song are familiar phases of our basketball and football games. Promot- ing school spitit and unifying team and spec- tators, were the primary objectives of the cheerleaders and pep band. Always supporting the spirit of the players, the cheerleaders kept up a steady flow of cheers. Many new veils were introduced and old ones revised, as a result of semi-weekly classes held bv captain and veteran cheerleader Edith George. The four fair cheerleaders got the " new look " in the white corduroy skirts which thev themselves made. Working with the cheerleaders was the Pep Band under the direction of Frank Vogel. Begun in 1946 with a nucleus of six men. the pep band has now greatly increased and im- proved. The band played for numerous games, rallies, and the W. U. Circus. It is strictly a volunteer unit sponsored by Mrs. Richter. 66 THE Men ' s Intramurals for the 1947-48 school year saw the class of ' 50, under the coaching of Gordon Carroll, sweep the first two class tournaments, undefeated in touch football and once defeated in basketball. This won them the right to oppose the Alumni in touch football on Homecoming morning. Sur- prising as it mav seem, youth prevailed against experience, and the Sophs trounced the Alumni, 13-0. The basketball season brought forth 8 intra- mural teams to play a single round-robin tour- nament. Team Number 3, led by John Thomas and John Lowe, finished undefeated and won the right to play the Junior Varsity in the curtain raiser game preceding the last varsity home game. The J.V ' s dealt defeat number one to the intramural champs, 65 to 50. Volleyball, which included a faculty team, softball, and track were scheduled to keep the competitive spirit whetted in the Spring. Exemplifying fighting spirit of f ntra-murals, two of the players set a torrid pace. INTRAMURALS Erickson and Bruno scramble for loose ball, as LeGros and Lynn await results. As Sherm leaps for ball, teammate Desenis uses football tactics on opponent Erickson. MANY afternoons and evenings, the Gym- nasium would begin to fill with women students eager to prove their merit as members of an intra-murals team, or as individual win- ners of a tournament. Class teams competed against each other in volleyball, basketball, and Softball: girls competed for individual honors in badminton, archery, and ping-pong. Tournament teams were chosen bv " Teach " Johnson and her assistant, from those girls possessing good playing ability, and who had attended one more than half of the practices for that particidar sport. The entering of am of the individual tournaments was not re- stricted by any prerequisites. Points were given for the regulars and the substitutes of the winning teams, and to the winners and runners-up of the individual tour- naments. Each girl will add these points to those won in past and future years, in an earnest effort to win and to wear that much coveted " E " . SOPH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Row I: G. Kappe. J. Wolff, V. Meyer. Row 2: C. Wegener, S. Esthus, C. Maisch. Row 3: D. Cluever. A. t agner. WOMEN ' S D. Schoening, K.. Meyer, and M. Akai lesi iheir skill and accuraey on the archery range. ATHLETICS There were some innovations in the athletic department this year. First of all. because of the large increase in the number of people using the gymnasium facilities, the four years of gym formerly needed for graduation was lowered to a two-year requirement. This new system proved to be a real handicap for the uppcrclasswomen. since the only chance they had to play was during the official intramurals practices once a week, and they had no oppor- tunity to brush up on lost techniques. Second, a minor was offered in physical ed- ucation for the first time. This course is com- posed of a class in first aid. and also one in " Gaines of Higher Organization for Women " . In the latter, the class members were taught the rules of volleyball, basketball, badminton, softball, hockey, archery, and tennis. They get a chance to practice what they learn, too, b assisting " Teach " with her regular fresh- man and sophomore gym classes, and by acting as officials in the various intramural tournaments. This type of work is especially 68 recommended for those women planning to enter teaching, or intending to do playground work. Third and last, a trophy was presented to the class gaining the most points through the combined efforts of the men and women ' s intra-murals teams. This new incentive was to be that extra something needed to bring out come real competitive class spirit and create four really championship teams. This year, the Sophomore girls defeated the Juniors by one point to win the volleyball championship. The Juniors, Seniors, and the Freshmen, all showed a great zeal and enthus- iasm for volleyball, but the Sophomores proved their excellence in skill and effort in copping the championship. The basketball season was also conducted with much enthusiasm and vigor, which pro- duced an interesting and hard-fought race. To male visitors, the girls game seems unusual, since half of each team must remain on their half of the floor, and although the players get a chance to rest some, the action is fast for they really hustle and bustle. The women ' s athletics program was again organized by Maude " Teach " Johnson, whose own ability and good sportsmanship on the gym floor has won for her the admiration and friendship of her students. Through her efforts, individual skills were developed, new tech- niques perfected, and team-work emphasized. ' Teach " is the kind of person who can make you want to go out on that gym floor and do your best. WOMEN ' S ATHLETICS As Meyer watches, Timke lobs bird over Schoening ' s head, forcing her and partner Altai to backcourt. After receiving pass from Kappe, Wegener attempts to elude Dureau and Meyer for important score. I ' OLYIH MM : Srnlcil: C. ,)an»en. I). SlarU. l . Se bold. M. Nisi. Mr . I . Kiebler. director: N. Sabbert. C. Miessler, H. Brosmer, president. Standing: B. Hamowitz. J. Moore, J. Oesterle. E. arner, M. Hartmann. W. Sigler, L. Sclilozer, M. Engelsdorfer. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC CHAPEL CHOIR: Row One: K. Meyer, M. Seybold. N. Sabberl, W. Sigler. T. Papsdorf, M. Hoist, M. Hartmann, E. Warner, G. Kunzer, C. Kamphenkel, J. Moore, D. Starks. Row Two: Mr. Ludwig Lenel, director; W. Ohrman. j. Schaeffer, L Bodi. R. Grupe. C. Wegener, G. Janssen, H. Brosmer, J. Scbefller. H. Robine. M. Krueger. Row Three: I). Hnrklialter. E. Hoefer, J. Smilli. P. inger, J. Scliroeder, C. Kohring, R. Selmer. C. Hein, J. Beecken, M. Engelsdorfer, G. Bloom, D. Lehmann. THE list of successes for the school of music is keynoted this year by the numerous well received tours and outside performances given by the various groups. Noteworthy among the tours, was one that the Polyhymnia took in late February and earlv March through Wisconsin. Other appearances of this group include those in Kentucky; Evansville, Indi- ana; Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago; and the Chicago Sunday Evening Club. Mrs. Ursula Richter is their inspiring director. Another tour worthy of mention was that of the Men ' s Glee Club through Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas in April. This popular group of twenty-seven voices was reorganized in the fall of 1947 after having been inactive during the war years. Capable direction was given them the first semester by Mr. Eugene Troth, and during the last half of the year by Mr. Keith M. Smejkal. Their program at Hines Hospital was favorably received. The mixed Chorus and Community Or- chestra were both under the leadership of world famous Nicolai Malko and proved them- selves a credit to his brilliant direction. This vear the Mixed Chrous, composed of forty active members, renewed old friendships and made new ones for their group by several ap- pearances at Hines Hospital. An active year was also enjoyed by the Community Orchestra of fourty-four members. Memorable to campus residents and their friends, were the three concerts presented dur- ing the year by combination of the four groups; Polyhymnia, Mens ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, and Community Orchestra. These programs were the Homecoming Musical, the Candle- light Service at Christmas, and the Spring concert. The Chapel Choir s fine contributions to a musical year, were its attendance three times a week at chapel services, its part in the pro- gram at the Chicago Sunday Evening Club, and several appearances in various church services in this area. Mr. Ludwig Lenel is responsible for the excellent blending of their thirty-six voices. COMMUNITY CHORUS: In Front: Miss Gladys Lund, accompanist, and Mrs. Ursula Richter, director. Row One: J. Scheffler, B. Gierach, M. Wolfer, J. Baur, E. Bloxom, M. Hoist, E. Konrad, M. Hoelscher. Roiv Two: D. Starks, J. Sherman, M. Seybold, L. Sabbert, E. Warner, M. Herrscher, C. Wegener, K. Meyer. Row Three: P. Winger, C. Hein, E. Braun, president; J. Trnka, A. Voile, D. Engelsdorfer, R. Lambrecht, G. Bloom, H. Robine. On the Right: Mr. Nicolai Malko, world famous music director and leader of this group. At the time the group picture was taken, Mr. Malko was on an extended tour in Europe. 71 MEN ' S GLEE CLUB: Rom; One: G. Kuehl, K. Mesle, G. Truwe, N. Burthwick, Mr. E. Troth, director; R. Wente, F. Dananav, M. Pepmeier, P. Hanebutt. Row Two: J. Sakumura, P. Achtemeier. M. Broer, M. Krueger, D. Leh- mann, president; C. Domermuth, J. Schneider, H. Robine. M. Baker, G. Hoehn, R. Deufel. Row Three: W. Ohrman, J. Smith, R. Lambrecht, P. Winger, C. Hein, A. Bizer, D. Burkhalter, L. Brune, H. Krieger, M. Engelsdorfer, L. Seyfert. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA: Left to Right: C. C. Bryan, D. Kleinbeck, C. Van Auken, D. Rands, L. A. Cray, L. Hoag, R. Baur, M. Victor, J. A. Signore, S. Davis, D. Rands, Mrs. W. Davis. M. K. Brice, H. Robine, L. Grant, K.. Schoening, Mr. G. Lawner, temporarv lireclor in Mr. Malko " s absence: H. Koebler, D. Rose, H. Kleinbeck, G. D. Rabuck, E. Konrad, Mrs. J. Gill, C. Kohring. 72 RELIGIOUS LIFE T! l HIS year, in order to deal with the crowded conditions existing among the student body, chapel services were held twice on each of the regular chapel days: Monday, Tuesday, Thurs- day, and Friday. The services were held in the traditional manner with the hope that stu- dents in attending them might find some escape from the hum of college life, and receive per- sonal inspirations. After a hymn, a Scripture reading, a brief message bv Rev. Schade, Rev. Koenig, or a visiting speaker, the students return again to their routine of daily living. The Chapel Choir offered anthems and responses regularly, and soloists frequently rendered selections. The student ' s religious life was heightened each Sunday when they attended Rev. Koch ' s services at St. Peter ' s Evangelical and Re- formed Church, or " St. Pete ' s " as it is dubbed affectionately bv one and all. Our friend and neighbor, St. Peter ' s E. R. Church welcomes college students to its services. Student members of Religious Life Committee talk with Rev. Schade, chairman of Chapel services. Rev. R. Koenig conducts one of the daily worship services in the Chapel. J. Schroeder at the organ. 73 THE Student Christian Association has been guided in all of its activities by its statement of purpose: " The Student Christian Association of Elmhurst College in a union of students for purposes of seeking together the nature and meaning of the Gospel about Jesus Christ. " This organization sponsored student-led Matins every Sunday morning and devotional services each week-night during Lent. Daily devotional material was secured for the student bodv and a reading table for S.C.A. material was kept in the library. A clothing drive, a financial drive for the World Student Service Fund, and a food saving program, were some of the activities under- taken bv the Student Christian Association. The programs of the monthly meetings were led bv well-known speakers, or by student- conducted round-table forums. " Christian Love " was the theme for this year ' s retreat. STUDENT CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION CABINET: Sealed: S. Gerstenberg, R. Lausman, president; L. Sonnehorn, secretary; F. Wenizel, vice-president. Standing: I). Grunwald, E. Braun, treasurer; Prof. Schade, sponsor; R. Mueller, D. Eaton. 74 Members discuss current Christian literature. WOMEN ' S UNION THE Women s Union, one of the largest active organizations on the campus, boasts a memberchip of everv woman student. It has done much to promote a feeling of unity between town and dormitory students bv spon- soring social events and recreational activities. This popular organization is led bv Evelyn Dammerman, president; Marie Hullcranz, vice- president; Beverly Hamowitz, secretary; and Nita Rende, treasurer. Among the activities sponsored by the Union are the Big Sister-Little Sister Tea, given early in October to acquaint the Freshman women with the school activities, a vice-versa Sadie Hawkins Dance and a Christmas Tea. The Union also sponsors woman ' s intramurals and a swimming party. The most popular annual functions are the Co-ed Dance and the Circus. The women students always remember the general hospitality which is the theme of the Women ' s Union. Miss Hoelscher pours tea for Miss Panes and Miss Green at the annual gala Christmas Tea, sponsored and directed by the Women ' s Union. WOMEN ' S UNION CABINET Seated: Evelyn Dammermann, president, and Dean Genevieve Standi, sponsor. Standing: Lois Schlozer, Nita Rende, treasurer; Beverly Hamowitz, secretary; Mary Nicol. OFFICERS: In Front: L. Brum-, president; E. Dammermann, vice-president: Harriet Brosmer, secretary-treasurer. In rear: Miss Staudt, adviser: J. Heissler, J.Kraus. librarian; D. Clark, L. Schlozer. F. T. A. IN its second year, the Future Teachers of America is a social and educational organi- zation made up of. and existing for. those students who expect to enter the teaching pro- fession. The F.T.A. of Elmhurst College is a member of state and national associations of education. One of the chief aims is to bring together prospective teachers to exchange views on topics concerning their chosen field, and to provide an outlet for their common interests. The group holds regular monthly meetings throughout the vear. in which discussions, motion pictures, and informative lectures pro- vide the basis for the programs of the evening. One of the highlights of the past year was an instructive session on Parliamentary Pro- cedure, at which, the F. T. A. presented Attorney Michael Kross. instructor-lecturer. STEERING COMMITTEE: Co-chairman E.liih George and Bol Koelling lalk with adviser, Mr. Earl Davis. Miss Marjorie Cochran is also an adviser. FIRESIDES L AST vear, Firesides made its first appear- ance on the campus and was well received. This vear the organization has again met with enthusiasm and has afforded stimulation to serious thinking. Firesides is a student- organized discussion group which meets in the homes of faeult members. On a Firesides evening, a hundred or more students assemble at the home of four or five different faculty members. Pre-assigned stu- dents act as host and hostess, and one student assumes the role of discussion leader. In each group of about twenty -five, the students pre- sent their personal views on school problems and national and world affairs, and these views develop into thought-provoking and enlight- ening general discussion. One of the aims of the group is to develop closer and more informal association among students and faculty. SCIENTISTS THE Science Club is a rejuvenation of a pre-war organization which had its reor- ganization at the request of student interest. The popularity of the club is due largely to the fact that it was desired by students, re- organized bv students, and governed solely by students. The membership requirements, according to Earl A. Davis, club sponsor, are of two natures. A student who wishes to join the Science Club mav either present a suitable project to the club members for their approval, or he may present his grades which he has received in one of the fields of science. Timely discussions are held at the monthly meetings which are directed by the fine science profs. Since Elmhurst excells in the field of science, the Science Club hopes soon to become one of the stronger clubs on campus. OFFICERS: Seated: Andrew Gyure, president; Winnie Schultz, secretary; Mr. Earl Davis, adviser. Standing: John Brown, treasurer; Joel Mossberg, vice-president and chairman of Programs. A. E. THE din of war has long since passed, and veterans who served in all theaters of war are now fulfilling one phase of their fox-hole dreams by resuming their college studies. In- numerable are the problems that confront them — rehabilitation, G.l. benefits, insurance, housing and countless others. To help meet these problems is the purpose of the Anchor Eagle Club. From the original nucleus of sixteen veterans in late 1945, the club now boasts over a hundred paid members. Mutually bound bv their war experiences, the ex-GI ' s successfully sponsored the " Valentine Club " dance, and held pleasant informal parties. By holding regular Memorial services and special programs on patriotic holidays, they remembered their buddies who never returned. Hoping and planning for the future, they stand united for a world of peace and love for which they fought. OFFICERS: Seated: Louis Lammers, commander, Mamoru Fujioka, adjutant. Standing: Don Lemke, vice-commander; Mr. Bob Thompson, adviser; Art Block, treasurer. 77 PHILOSOPHERS THE Philosophy Club s purpose is to offer an opportunity to the students to clarify the present-day fundamental problems by means of semi-informal philosophical discus- sions. The earl meetings of the year took the form of panel discussions. A highlight of this year ' s program was the meeting which featured Dr. Keglev, professor of Philosophy of Religion at Lutheran Theological Seminary. These meet- ings were met both bv enthusiasm of members ami enthusiasm of contributing participants. To publish a cross-section of opinions on the many varied aspects of life, as seen in the light of philosophy, a booklet called " The Owl of Minerva ' ' is compiled and printed both in the fall and spring. Through the " Owl " , thoughts are clarified, prejudices are dissolved and in- tellectual activity is stimulated. Dr. Richter is the Club s sponsor. STEERING COMMITTEE: John Schaefer, Jim Schneider, Rev. R. Koenig, faculty adviser. OFFICERS: Arline Lunzer, " Owl " editor; James Schneider, lihrarian: William Baur. vice-president: Eugene Schupp, secretary-treasurer: Don Burk- halter. president. PRE-THE ' S THE Pre-Theological Society ' s aim is to increase understanding of the personal and social problems of the Christian life. Dean Friedli opened the year with a presen- tation of " The Laymen Views the Role of the Pre-The " . and a general group discussion fol- lowed. Part of the year ' s program was a series of discussions of Christian Service. This series contained a visual aid presentation of the Christian ministry, speakers on home and foreign missions, and discussions on the fourth- coming merger of the Congregational and E. and R. Churches. As speakers, there were such personages as the Dr. Frederick W. Schroeder. President of Eden Seminary, and Rev. Jefferson P. Rogers, Associate Secretary of the Race Relations Com- mission on Christian Social Action of the E. and R. Church. 78 SOCIOLOGISTS OFFICERS: Tom Whitcomb, president; Mary Nicol, secretary -treasurer; Florence Shigeno, vice- president; Dean Alfred Friedli, sponsor. PSYCHOLOGISTS LEARNING in an entertaining wav is the purpose of the meetings of the Psychology Club. This organization, composed not only of psychology students, but of all students in- terested in the subject, sponsors student-par- ticipation programs, in which problems of college men and women are discussed. Because the problems approached are common among the participants, the discussions and programs are informative and helpful as well as enter- taining. One interesting program this year was de- voted to the individual ' s behavior, according to the way he empties his tooth paste tube. It was discovered that whether or not one rolls up the used end of his tube depends on his emotional attitudes. The club has been guided through the vear by its steering committee composed of Char- lotte Krivulka and Gene Braun. The organ- ization ' s sponsor is Miss Clara Loveland. T HE Sociology Club exists for those inter- ested in sociological fields, and those who would like to discuss the social problems and trends of the day. The program of this club calls for arrangement each month, by the steer- ing committee, of an outside speaker to present material pertinent to sociological fields of inter- est. The first meeting this year was held at the home of the sponsor, Dean Friedli. A cordial atmosphere of informal fellowship, intensified with intellectual activity, reigned throughout the meeting. Another meeting featured John Willard of the American Friends Service Com- mittee. Another speaker Reverend Chandler Sterling, pastor of the Church of Our Savior in Elmhurst, spoke on the " Causes of De- linquency " . From time to time noted sociologists are invited to speak at open meetings, to which the entire student and faculty bodv is invited. STEERING COMMITTEE: Co-chairmen Gene Braun and Charlotte Krivulka, seated, discuss in- teresting program with George Langeler, program director. 79 OFFICERS: Seated: M. Joens, O. Broer, sec- treas.: A. L. Ziak, Program Chairman. Standing: C. Hagemann. vice-pres.: P. Achtemeier, president: R. Witzeman, Dr. W. Wadepuhl, sponsor. GOETHE VEREIN THE Goethe Verein has. during the past two years, risen from a state of dormancy which prevailed during the war vears to one of prominence on the campus scene. The club was reorganized last vear bv Doctor W adepuhl, and this vear it has taken root in the campus soil and flowered into one of the most active language groups on the campus. The Goethe Verein met for the first time this year on Wednesday. November 5. The initial meeting was highlighted by the election of the following officers: Paul Achtemeier, pres- ident; Clint Hagemann, vice president: and Orpah Broer, secretarv-treasurer. A program committee consisting of Miss Anna Ziak, Mildred Joens, and Bob Witz- mann was elected to organize the monthlv programs. The largest attendance of the vear gathered at the Christinas meeting when Mrs. Richter spoke about Christmas customs in Germany. OFFICERS: B. Swanson. president; N. Grossman, commit lee chairman: W. Gohr, secretary-treasurer; M. Nicol, vice-president. 80 SPANISH CLUB CLUB Sud-America, the new Spanish club that appeared on campus this year, was organized to stimulate student interest in the Spanish language, and to familiarize the club members with Spanish and Latin-American customs and traditions. The officers for the first year were: Beverly Swanson. Marv Nicol. and Vi innie Gohr. Senor Rafael Movano, the new Spanish professor, acted as club adviser. The club meetings were always interesting and unusual. Delicacies particularly pleasing to the Spanish palate were received with sur- prising favor and enjoyment bv American stomachs. Typical Spanish and Latin- Ameri- can magazines, which are almost entirely com- posed of pictures, were circulated among the club members throughout the school year. The biggest project of the year, was the pro- duction of a play written by Senor Movano and acted out bv club members. MAGYAR CLUB AGAIN, the past year was a mile stone for the Hungarian Club. It successfully pre- sented " Magyar Melody " to the student body, and concluded a tour in April to Racine and Milwaukee, where a two hour program was given in the Hungarian Language. The aim of this tour was to assimilate funds for the Hungarian Student Aid Fund. Two plays were included in the program: " The Valiant " , and " The Milk " . Another highlight of the program was the " Csardas " with Steve Csutoros, Charlotte Krivulka, Margaret Akai, and Fred Dananay. The purposes of the Hungarian Club are to further the speaking of the language, and to propagate Elmhurst College among E. R. Churches. With Dr. Dienes, club adviser and head of the Hungarian Department on leave of ab- sence in Europe, Mrs. Mary Dienes of Cam- bridge, Mass., filled his position. OFFICERS: Margaret Akai, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. M. Dienes, sponsor, Irene Binder, vice-presi- dent; and August Molnar, president. FRENCH CLUB LE Circle Francais, again functioning on the campus this semester, planned many pro- grams which would help the members to be- come better acquainted with the language and customs of the French people. The officers of the club which were elected for the past year, were Mamoru Fujioka, Mary Lou Baas, and Carol Ramsev. The meetings are all conducted in French, and at the gather- ings French games are played, songs sung and a summary of the latest social and political news of France is given by Miss Powell. Mademoiselle Powell, who is the faculty ad- viser of the club, was born in France, and studied there before she came to Elmhurst to teach. Her interesting personal stories about her country and her people add much enjoy- ment to the parties and programs she has planned for the French Club. OFFICERS: Carol Ramsey, secretary; Mary Lou Baas, vice-president; Mamoru Fujioka, president; Miss Marie Powell, sponsor. 81 INTER-DORMITORY COUNCIL: Seated: Mrs. E. Krivulka, Miss G. Staudt, Mr. A. Friedli, Mr. J. Baumgart, Mr. R. Koenig. Standing: R. Ansley, C. Hagemann, D. Priestap, pres.: J. Newman, R. Stoerker, E. Schupp. M. Engelsdorfer. " HOME " LIFE Down in the new Gym Annex, some of the Frosh residents join in reading, cards, and cahitzing. NEVER quite able to replace the real " home, " the dormitories supply an ade- quate substitute, wherein the residents create the friendly atmosphere through cooperative living. Established this vear, the Inter-dormitory Council assists in closer relationships of the campus " family. " The Council acts as a re- viewing board, receiving campus information, correlating it, and then making appropriate suggestions, endeavoring towards a happier, more consolidated unit. It is composed of dorm representatives, dorm advisers, and a Col- lege Executive Committee. Another addition to dorm life was the Annex, or " Pool Hall " as it is popularly re- ferred to by the freshmen residents, since it is the old swimming pool floored over. Due to the construction, the actions of each man directly affects the others, necessitating close harmony and cooperation in living and study - The fellows feel it was good experience in living, though, and much will be remembered. AI Havnal, an upperclassman and veteran, served as adviser. 82 SOUTH IRION IT is at South Hall that all the campus co- eds reside. Aside from the many rules and regulations that the gals have to abide by, it is quite dear to the hearts of many girls. It is here that gab fests, spreads, pajama parties and open house are held. If things get too quiet (? ?) vou ' ll occasionally hear an ash can rolling down the hall at night. This past year saw some changes in South Hall; triple rooms were added, and evening devotions were stimulated. That 10:10 curfew for the Freshman girls is much dreaded, and they eagerly hope for the time when they become upper classmen. President of House Council this year was Marion Engelsdorfer. Two representatives from each class served on this council. Mrs. Krivulka took over entirely the duties of Dean Staudt, and became a full fledged house-mother. TURNING to the Male population, Irion Hall houses the males on campus. There is always something new going on in Irion Hall, for here are located the publication offices and the School of Music. If one is awakened early in the morning, it is because someone insists on practicing the clarinet, organ, or piano. Rev. and Mrs. Koenig, now proud parents, still have their home in Irion Hall, and act as counselors and friends to the fellows. Portly Clint Hagemann was elected president of the dorm for the last vear. A new addition, formerly " Lower Slobovia ,, to 20 freshmen, was converted into a recreation room which is now being enjoyed by all students, and especially the ping-pong fans. The main event of the year for Irion Hall and its residents, was Open House, held on March 7, — an evening well worth remembering. A usual scene in a South Hall room, shows Flo and May browsing an old Elms, while Judy pens a note. Relaxing for a few moments from the grind, Jim, Paul, John, and Howie enjoy some pinochle. FOR MEN ONLY Cozy anil friendly Senior Lodge, for upperclassmen. OFF to the south side of the campus, sur- rounded by tall elms, and with a spacious lawn in front, stands the Lodge, home for manv upperclassmen. Behind the tall white pillars reigns a cooperative government, where- by all its affairs are kept in order by the members. At the Lodge ' s annual party, the newly- elected president. Himeo " Mo " Tsumori, was crowned " Pope " in a traditional ceremony as all other members acquired the title of " Card- inals " . The members buv their own news- papers, pav their own phone bills, and do their own cleaning — the latter on a roster basis. Probably providing the most " home-like " atmosphere on campus, the Lodge produces much pride and many happy memories for its male residents. It is a scene of work and fun, — much fun, as well as hard, concentrated work, since it is small, comfortable, and away from the general rush of campus. THE Cottages, or Barracks if you prefer are three unimposing structures resting at thefarwest endof campus next to the cemetery. On the inside, however, it is a different scene, for the " vet " residents pride themselves in the friendly, comfortable, and " home-like " at- mosphere they have developed. Each Cottage contains four units of three rooms — two bedrooms and a larger study or living room. Just how each unit is arranged is up to the discretion and ingenuity of the four men residents. Although it means long treks to the heart of campus several times a dav, through all weather, the vets enjoyed the seclusion the distance affords, studying, gab- bing, and festing. Here also, independent government reigned, with each cottage contributing to a central group, headed this year by president Jim LeGros. Acting as adviser was Mr. John Baumgart. Time for some relaxing before studies in Collages. Time for coffee and rolls! And the town students jam up al the S.U. store window for a tasly morsel. TOWN STUDENTS MAYWOOD, Oak Park, Villa Park, Chi- cago, Riverside, and Elmwood Park are only a few of the near-bv towns other than Elmhurst, that are represented by students here at college. Fair or stormy weather will find many individuals scurrying toward Old Main after having been delaved by either the " faithful 1 ' A. and E. train or the " never-late " Northwestern. The favorite meeting places of the town stu- dents are the Student Union Room and Kranz Hall Lounge. One or many of the students will be seated at the tables in S. U., at prac- tically every hour of the day; some will be engrossed in a serious bridge or pinochle game; others will be conversing quietly with friends; while still others will be studving diligently. As contrasted to the ever popular and busy S.U. Room, Kranz Hall offers a haven of peacefulness. The commuters also have a studv room in the basement of Old Main, and then there ' s always Room 27! Students study and chat in Kranz Hall lounge. if I m Kwtmjm % 85 Seated: Marcelline W ieloch, Phyllis Robinson, Nancy Engelman. anil Carvl W iegman. Standing: Alice Campbell, and Helen Wood. NURSES TRAINING STUDENTS WE have on our campus this year, six ambitious, hard-working young women who have adopted the five ear plan, which combines college work and nurse ' s training, and leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing education. This five year plan consists of seventy -five hours of college work followed by three years of nurse s train- ing. After passing the state examination for registered nurses, the women are awarded their degree. These six girls comprise approximated one- third of the regular nurse s training class at the Masonic Hospital in Chicago. The hos- pital is affiliated with Elmhurst College in a cooperative program wherebv the girls come out to Elmhurst three day s a week for one or two classes. The hospital makes it possible for them to spend the whole day here, so that they may participate in some of the activities of college life. Five of the girls have alreadv completed two years of college work. Phyllis Robinson and Alice Campbell of Elmwood Park attended Elmhurst for two years. Carvl Wiegman and Helen ood, both of Chicago, attended Car- thage College and the University of Iowa, re- spectively. Nancy Engelman of Jacksonville, Illinois, attended Illinois College for two vears. Marcelline Wieloch of Chicago has had no previous college work and is taking Chemistry and Zoology. Attending the college three days a week is in addition to the regular nurses training pro- gram at the hospital. When the girls return to the hospital each evening, thev are on duty for five hours. Although it means hard work, the girls are very enthusiastic about this pro- gram, and they feel that more young women will want to take advantage of it in the future. 86 Clockwise from upper left: " Cracking the whip " on Wilder Park pond . . . Snowballing is fun at Irion ' s back door . . . Ah, the queue at Commons . . . Exodus from Chapel . . . Now who could have cracked that window? . . . Only one champ at Irion — Sakumura . . . Phil and Frosh garb . . . South Hall nocturnals. 87 A gush of bird song, a patter of dew, A cloud and a rainbow ' s warning. Suddenly sunshine and perfect blue — An April day in the morning. Spofford SPRING JUNIOR PROM COURT: Miss Martha Green, queen; Miss Jean Thornton, attendant, and Miss Edith May George, attendant. Bill Kalel, left, and Bette Limberg, center, co- chairmen of [he Prom, talk it over with heads and members of important committees. JUNIOR PROM A lovely night, soft music and soft lights, and the handsome couples glide across the large and beautiful floor at Medinah Country Club. Thus, the climactic highlight of the college social season, the Junior Prom, brought thrills and pleasure to the many fortunate couples in attendance. In a fitting ceremony of recognition, the Prom Court was presented, and Miss Martha Green reigned as queen. Following the cere- mony, at which the queen and her attendants. Miss Edith George and Miss Jean Thornton, were presented with flowers, Miss Green, on the arm of her escort, beamingly lead the Grand March. Miss Green is from Villa Park, while Miss George is a Chicagoan, and Miss Thornton calls Kansas City, Missouri her home. The evening began with a delicious dinner, served buffet style, and eaten in the large, handsome dining room. Following the dinner, the couples enjoyed delightful dancing to the beautiful music of Jim Barclay ' s orchestra. Although the whole Junior Class is compli- mented for the grand evening, special thanks go to the co-chairmen. Bill Katel and Bette Limberg, and to the chairmen and members of their committees. 90 Miss Martha Green QUEEN OF THE JUNIOR PROM ONE year of freshness mixed with a year of sophistication; add a pinch of ego with a heaping bit of success and another year of experience. The result? The Junior Class. When the class of ' 49 sets out to do some- thing, it gets done. Anyone can tell from all the successful activities sponsored bv the jaunty Juniors. As Sophs, they originated a " Student Faculty Show ' ' and a student directory. This year thev continued these precedents, but made them even bigger and better. Then there is the unforgettable Junior prom, including both a dance and a buffet supper. You ' ll find the Juniors on the honor roll, on the stage, on the football field, and basket- ball court, — all bringing glorv to the class of 1949. If you listen to the Juniors, thev have the best class at Elmhurst. Perhaps they do! Well, who knows? CLASS OFFICERS— Paul Krebill, vice-president; Lois Sonneborn, secretary: George Langeler, presi- dent: Marvin Englesdorfer, treasurer. The Class of " 49 Prexv Langeler works on ael for Sludenl-facultv show with Kreliill. Townsend, Loveland, Klein, and Davis. Co-edilor Schneider and crew, Akai, Meyer, Miess- ler, and arner. work on the student directory. JUNIORS Paul J. Achtemeier, Monticello, Wisconsin Margaret Akai, Chicago, Illinois Bud Albertsen, Oak Park, Illinois Robert J. Ansley, Eaton Rapids, Michigan Mary Lou Baas, Louisville, Kentucky David E. Baird, Melrose Park, Illinois Ellen Bassler, Waterloo, Illinois Inez Bassler, Waterloo, Illinois William J. Bauer, Elmhurst, Illinois Allen Bennett, Elmhurst, Illinois John Benzin, Buffalo, New York Trene Binder, Columbus, Ohio Arnold A. Bizer, Frankfort, Illinois Alice E. Blaufuss, Manitowoc, Wisconsin Arthur Block, River Forest, Illinois JUNIORS Don Eaton, Frankfort, Indiana Marvin F. Engelsdorfer, Detroit, Michigan Dean Faber, kirkwood, Missouri Anton S. Fabian, Cleveland, Ohio George Fanslow, Elmhurst, Illinois Robert Fowler, River Forest. Illinois John Frees, Elmhurst, Illinois John Leo Fuller, Maywood, Illinois Virgie May Gentilin, Maywood, Illinois Edith May George, Chicago, Illinois Gwen Geyer, Elmhurst, Illinois F. Donald Gibson, Villa Park, Illinois Helen M. Gilbertson. Chicago, Illinois William J. Glennon, Maywood, Illinois Frederick W. Gottwald. Buffalo. New York Willard A. Gould. River Forest. Illinois LuDWIG N. Grandl, Lomhard, Illinois Jane Gray, Oak Park, Illinois Martha Green, Villa Park, Illinois Ahihs Nancy Grossman, Detroit, Michigan Rudolf E. Gruenke, Cincinnati. Ohio 94 CLASS OF ' 49 James R. Gruse, Elmhursl, Illinois Clint Hagemann, St. Louis, Missouri Beverly Hamowitz, Elmhursl, Illinois Carl O. Hebenstreit, Villa Park, Illinois Charles T. Hein, Wauwalosa, Wisconsin John Heissler, Berkeley, Illinois Edmund Heller, Oak Park, Illinois Joanne Herrscher, Republic of Honduras, C.A. Richard Hirsch, Elmhurst, Illinois Eleanora Hodde, Hamburg, Iowa Eleanor Hughes, Oak Park, Illinois Roy E. Jacobson, Chicago, Illinois Betty Jakoubek, Bellwood, Illinois Grace Janssen, Barnesville, Minnesota Ruth Johnson, Maywood, Illinois Thomas Johnson, Villa Park, Illinois Leatrice Jordan, Elmhurst, Illinois Thomas Justie, Villa Park, Illinois Donald J. Kasmar, Villa Park, Illinois William C. Katel, Elmhurst, Illinois Ralph Klein, Cleveland, Ohio 95 JUNIORS Dorothy Ann Koenig, Chicago, Illinois Leroy Kolwitz, Maywood, Illinois Paul Krebill, Oak Park. Illinois Mary Lou Krieger, Florissant, Missouri Richard Kucera, Villa Park, Illinois George Langeler. Elmhurst, Illinois Roy E. Lausman, Louisville, Kentucky I I vmes LeGros. Oak Park, Illinois Daniel Lehmann. Evansville. Indiana Georgia Levin, Detroit, Michigan Bette Limberg, Normandy, Missouri Arline LuNZER, Si. Paul, Minnesota vrren C. McGovney, Maywood, Illinois Betty Jean McKee, Maywood, Illinois .( " Ada Wilcox Magee, Aiken, South Carolina Robert S. Maisch, Pana, Illinois Jack W. ManGNALL, Maywood, Illinois Y i lfred J. Markowitch, Chicago, Illinois John B. Mayor. Evanslon, Illinois Harvey Meckfessel, Casewille. Illinois John Melchert, Mansfield. Ohio 96 CLASS OF ' 49 David W. Menzel, Raipur CP., India John W. Merzdorf, Beecher, Illinois Harriet Westerlund, Elmhursl, Illinois Joseph Meyers, Green Valley, Illinois Kathryn Meyer, Hampton, Iowa Carol Miessler, Elmhursl, Illinois Russell Miller, Burlington, Iowa John Mimlitz, Nameoki, Illinois Verne Mitchell, Elmhursl, Illinois August J. Molnar, Euclid, Ohio Jeanne Kay Moore, Mt. Carroll, Illinois Richard Mueller, Wooddale, Illinois Robert G. Nugent, Maywood, Illinois Jeanne Oesteble, Chicago, Illinois Mary Louise Olsson, Elmhursl, Illinois Max H. Pepmeier, Bicknell, Indiana Carol Pilicer, Elmhursl, Illinois Donald F. Priest vp, Detroit, Michigan Louis Racherbaumer, Hoyleton, Illinois Ju anita Rende, Elmhurst, Illinois Vera Robb, Melrose Park, Illinois JUNIORS Corinne Sabatello, Chicago, Illinois Joseph Sakumura, Chicago, Illinois Fred H. Sanneman, Maywood, Illinois Lee J. Sceske, Glen Ellyn, Illinois Lynden Schaeferle, Elmhurst, Illinois Joan Marie Sciieffler, Chicago, Illinois James 0. Schneider, Weldon Springs, Missouri Doris Schoening, LaSalle, Illinois John F. Schroeder, Webster Groves, Missouri Neil R. Schroeder, Frederickshurg, Iowa Richard Selmer, San Pierre, Indiana LeRoy Seyfert. Port ashinglon, Wisconsin Lois Smith, Villa Park, Illinois Lois Sonineborn, Dayion, Ohio Russell E. Steiner, Chicago, Illinois Ruth Stoerker, St. Charles, Missouri Bob Tabbert, River Forest, Illinois Jean Thornton, Kansas City, Missouri Kathryn Thornton, Chicago, Illinois Garnet Timke, Downer s Grove, Illinois Robert Varney, Oak Park, Illinois 98 m i f HHHHBHBHHi f ft tl M - i£ k m 1 v i i « CLASS OF ' 49 Elaine Warner, Franklin Park, Illinois Martha Waters, Vandalia, Missouri William Weiss, St. Paul, Minnesota Robert H. Wente, Chicago, Illinois Gilbert West, Elmhurst, Illinois Betty Wilks, Elmhurst, Illinois Bob Willhouse, Pana, Illinois Ronald C. Wilson, St. Charles, Illinois Paul F. Winger, Skokie, Illinois George M. Woods, Jr., Glen Ellyn, Illinois Howard. H. Young, Maywood, Illinois Arnold Zaeske, Peru, Illinois Mary Ann Zimmermann, Moro, Illinois NOT PICTURED Lyle Biddinger, Forest Park, Illinois Christopher Groen, Oak Park, Illinois. Fred Neirhoff, Elmhurst, Illinois 99 RADIO COMMITTEE: R. Klein, producer; M. Nisi, music; P. Desenis, news, athletics; M. Olsson, organizations; W. McGovney, director: Miss Cochran, adviser: B. McKee, special features; P. Achtemeier, schedules. ON THE AIR! ON the Saturday of Homecoming the cam- pus of Elmhurst College heard the first broadcast ol its own Wired Radio System. One Technicians Schaeferle and Sleiner, and chief technician Block put broadcast on the air. week later broadcasts began on a definite schedule. These broadcasts, put on entirely bv campus talent, were confined to the college campus. Warren McGovney served as the station ' s director, and Miss Cochran was the faculty adviser. The Radio began very slowly, but gradually picked up momentum in its drive for student participation. A wire recorder received from the Homecoming Committee, proved invalu- able. Broadcasts this year attempted to prove the worth of a radio to the college body. The radio surmounted many difficulties and came a long way from its meager beginnings, but much remains to be done. It is the sincere hope of those connected with the Wired Radio System, that it will come to be considered the most worthwhile organization this campus has seen in many years. With good student sup- port it cannot fail this objective. 100 BEHIND THE FOOTLIGHTS IN the Spring the Theater realized a long awaited dream, an additional produetion which consisted of four One-acts, and the pro- duction of " Joan of Lorraine " . All the one-act plays were staged by mem- bers of Mr. Arends directing class. The plays were: " The Still Alarm, " staged by Dorothy Boultbee; " The Rising of the Moon, " directed bv Willa Sigler; " Gone Tomorrow " , under the direction of Lois Schlozer; and " The Swan Comes Last " , an original play by Daniel Lehmann, and staged by Ralph Klein. These one-act plays went on the road, pre- sented in both a church and town hall. All engagements were procured by Theodore Krohne and were sponsored by church youth organizations. The presentation of " Joan of Lorraine " , by Maxwell Anderson, closed an auspicious season on April 8, 9, 10. Robert C. MacKichan of the Yale University Theater designed the set, and C. C. Arends expertly staged the play. This production is a play within a play with many actors playing dual roles. The play is based on episodes in the life of Joan of Arc. Over 400 members of youth organizations from the greater Chicago area were invited to this performance. The Elmhurst College Theatrical season was a huge success. Its first production was the Homecoming musical comedy, " Elmhurst Out- bursts " , written bv Dan Lehmann. Another student, Andrew McGlashan, designed the set. The next play, " The Whole World Over " , bv Konstantine Simonov, with an English adaptation by Thelma Schnee was presented in December. The set was built and painted by Elmhurst College Theater from designs by Robert Clark MacKichan. Shakespeare ' s " As You Like It " , was an entertaining informal bv this group. An im- pressive formal initiation of guppies and a banquet when new and old members gathered together, wound up the year ' s activities. Part of cast rehearsing lines for Spring production: M. Rowley, W. Rohn, R. Kroehler, D. MacKenzie, L. Schlozer, E. Barcus, W. Weymonds, A. Zaeske, R. Lund, C. Minegar. " Joan " LaMont rehearses dialogue with other cast members: L. Schlozer, W. Bauer, J. Weisse, R. Schneider, W. Ohrman, P. Achtemeier, J. Baur, L. LaMont, R. Koelling, V. Karmann, R. Radloff. OFFICERS: E. Johnson, publicity; J. Nordstrom, vice-pres.; E. Urban, Pres.; J. Maier, sec.-treas. SHUTTER BUGS IN an effort to realize an important need on campus and to bring together camera en- thusiasts, the " Shutter-Bugs " organized this past semester. Showing enthusiasm from the start, the group sponsored a photo exhibition in April, from contributions bv the club mem- bers. Organized in March, the group elected Ed Urban, Jim Nordstrom, and June Maier as officers, and Ed Johnson as publicity chairman. Mr. Rosback worked as club adviser. The club ' s program included mutual dis- cussions and sharing of experiences, as well as having talks given by experienced photog- raphers. Plans include working with The Elms, both to provide fuller coverage for the year- book, and to benefit each member by added experience. A major and long-term project is to acquire dark-room facilities on campus. STAFF: Row One: E. George, M. Baas, G. Bruce. Roiv Two: K. Dimmit 1, G. Timke. Roiv Three: D. Lehmann, R. Mueller, R. Jones. ELM LEAVES THE creative writing class sponsors a lit- erary magazine called the " Elm Leaves " , which contains short stories, essays, and poems written bv all students interested in modern literature and writing. These works are selected bv a creative writing contest with the winners in each field seeing their work in print, as well as receiving a ten dollar prize. Friends of the school and faculty members were the judges. The prizes were given by Dr. Lehmann, Dean Staudt. and Miss Norenberg. Appro- priately, the publication was dedicated to Dr. Lehmann. Heading the staff were Bob Jones and Edith George, editor and co-editor, and Ken Stone served as Business Manager. Miss Hazel Chrisman is the faculty advisor for the project. The cover for the " Elm Leaves " was de- signed and cut by Katie Dimmitt and Mary Lou Haas. 102 AUXILIARY THE Women ' s Auxiliary is an organization which has benefitted Elmhurst through its work ever since its founding in 1919. Composed of ladies who are interested in the welfare of the college, the Auxiliary functions as a unit to keep the college ' s linens and towels in good condition. On the last Thursday of each month, the members of this organization, many of whom are mothers of Elmhurst students, meet on campus to carry on their beneficial work — sewing and mending. The officers of the Auxiliary are as follows: president, Mrs. Alfred Friedli, who recently succeeded Mrs. Timothy Lehmann, president for twenty years; vice- president, Mrs. Meyer; secretary, Mrs. Lang- horst; treasurer, Mrs. Berlekamp. The industrious ladies of the Auxiliary indulge in a hil of sunshine and talk before working. SECOND SEMESTER STUDENTS Row One: M. Kucharski, B. Berling, L. Lasky, P. Chant, H. Baker, E. Austermann, S. Jessen, J. Brown, R. Dankel, P. Tellefsen. Row Two: G. Johnson, F. Kolecki, C. Starrett, K. Blaesing, J. Fagan, D. Prescott, W. Klusack, B. Spies, C. Puglia. Roiv Three: R. Brossard, T. Golden, M. Chant, W. Heise, L. Pirrong, R. Kurotsuchi, A. Thomas, E. Fay, J. Graham. Row Four: A. Lowell, R. Landwehr, E. Tiedemann, R. Mydill, W. Fieber, W. Weymouth, R. Lopahs. Not Pictured: J. Ashton, S. Abernethy, L. Bergman, R. Berndt, B. Brandt, S. Clouston, R. Davidsen, B. Eckert, H. Felbinger, P. Heater, R. Hitzeman, M. Heine, E. Hunsberger, D. Jones, J. King, L. LaMont, L. McKen- zie, R. Newman, J. O ' Neill, S. Phillabaum, C. Rohr, M. Schuster, A. Simonds, V. Smith, R. Sorenson, R. Skiba, E. Tourangeau, W. Thomas, W. Wachtel, W. Wilbur. K.I.I. Queen Betty Johnson awards Perkins. DeKalb, first place in mile, as court: S. Eslhus, M. Hullcranz, J. Ober- maier, and J. Thornton, award others; Buker. healon. 4th; Pingel, Mich. Normal, 2nd; Adams, Chicago, 3rd; and Maschioni, W. Mich. 5th. Loyola victor in mile relay as Cagnev breaks tape. I. I. MICHIGAN Normal won the crown of the thirteenth annual Elmhurst Inter- collegiate Invitational Track and Field Meet held on May 10 with a total of 42 points. Wheaton ran a close second with 34J 2 points followed by Bradley with 27b£ points. Elm- hurst ' s only tally occurred when Moe Tsumori tied for second in the 100 vard dash to score 3 1 2 points. Two meet records were broken in the con- test. AI Pingel of the winning team broke the tape in the two mile jaunt with a run of 9:45.2 compared to the previous record of 9:54.4 set in 1937. Germann of Wheaton ran the 220 low hurdles in :2I.I breaking the previous record of :24.4 set bv Stuckie of Western Michigan. The one mile run was taken by Perkins of DeKalb in 4:21.5 minutes. The 440 yard distance was covered in :49.9 by Cagnev of Loyola. Campbell of Michigan Normal ran the 100 vard dash in 10 seconds flat. Top: Hurdling first hurdle in 120 highs: McMillion, DeKalb; Brodie, Mich. Norm., 4th; Gundrum, Mich. Norm., 2nd; Smith DeKalb, 3rd: Grieve, Bradley; Germann, W heaton, 5th; Taylor, est. Mich., 1st. Bottom: Moe Tsumori of Elmhurst, far left, ties for second in century; Kristufek, Chi., tied 2nd; Hinkle, Aug.; Or- gantini, Brad., 4th; Neuleib, Brad.: Germann, W heaton, 5th; Sheets, DeK.; Campbell, Mich. Norm., 1st. Tavlor of Western Michigan ran the 120 vard dash in :14.8 which tied the 1946 record. The 880 vard run was covered in 1:56.5 by Perkins of DeKalb while Michigan Normal ' s Campbell took the 220 vard dash in :21.6. The high bar was set at 12 feet 6 inches when Zvolanek of Milwaukee and Naveaux of Michigan Normal were the only clearers, therebv sharing the top honors. LaRose of Charleston heaved the shot put 46 feet 5% inches for a first. A four place tie occurred in the h igh jump when the bar was set at 6 feet 3 8 inches and cleared by Heintz- man of Bradley, Downing of Augustana, Crozier of Wheaton, and Taylor of Western Michigan. The discus was thrown 134 feet 9 inches by Gipe to take a first for Macomb. Campbell of Michigan Normal cleared the broad jump at 22 feet % inches and Favorite of Bradley threw the javelin 175 feet for a first place. The one mile relay was taken bv Lovola in 3:24.3. Miss Bettv Johnson of Chicago reigned as queen over the 1947 E. I. 1. assisted by four attendants, June Obermaier, Sue Esthus, Marie Hullcranz, and Jean Thornton. After each event the queen awarded the first place trophy to the winner and the four attendants pre- sented the remaining four place awards. The participation in the 1947 E. I. I. broke all previous records with 493 athletes from 27 schools participating. The 1948 E. I. I. was held May 8, but due to obvious time requirements, the results could not be tabulated for publication in this book. 105 1947 TRACK TEAM Kneeling: L. Gorbics, D. Russell, R. Rogott, R. Deufel, J. Mimlitz, J. Lowe. Standing: Coach Bob Thompson, R. Baur. . Erickson. K. Hasemann, B. Vt illhouse. D. Kasmar. M. Pepmeier. TRACK AND FIELD " Duke " Larson, promising Freshman high-jumper, as he wins at North Central Quadrangular. BOB Thompson s Blue Jays began their 1947 season slowly, gaining only 11 points at the initial quadrangular meet at Naper- ville. while North Central piled up 104 points. Moe Tsumori gained a first in the 60 yard dash, and Roj Lorenz placed second in the pole vault. In the Midwest Invitational at North Central. Elmhurst had to settle with a sixth in the 60 bv Tsumori. while $ heaton edged out North Central for the crown. The thinclads went outside for the remain- ing meets, and although they started badh against Morton, they grew stronger as the season progressed, ending with a lop-sided victory over Concordia in a dual meet. Bob W illhouse. veteran hurdler and field event man made 12 points in the 83 to 4-73 2 Morton loss. Helping the Blue Jay cause, Bogott won a first in the mile, Schlein- zer a first in the shot, and Tsumori a first in the centurv. L06 1948 TRACK TEAM Seated: L. Gorbics. J. Smilh, K. Schoening, E. Braun, G. Eastman, R. Baur. Standing: Coach R. R. Thompson, K. Haseman, D. Kasmar, W. Erickson, M. Pepmeier, W. Schmilz, G. Smilh, M. Krueger, manager. TRACK AND FIELD Tom Heme, promising freshman hurdler, who gave Bob Willhouse some needed support for points. In the triangular meet with Lovola and Illinois Tech, the tracksters copped second with 463 points, with Willhouse racking up 20. Babe Lowe took first in the javelin throw, and Lorenz won first in the pole vault. The Blue Javs came out second best, 40 to 91, against Wheaton ' s powerhouse. Tsumori won both the 220 and 100 vard dashes, and the Jays swept the javelin event. In the C.C.I. Meet, the Jays scored four points, on a third by Tsumori, and a fifth by Pepmeier with a 2:5.4 half mile. The 1948 season promised better fare for the cinder-splitters, for in the initial meet at North Central, they copped 33 points compared to last ear ' s 11. Newcomers Larson, Schmitz, McNamara, Heme, Schoen- ing, and several others, strongly supported veteran tracksters such as Willhouse, Tsumori, Ba ur, Pepmeier, and Eastman. 107 Joe Mevers rears hack for thai fasl hall. COACH Oliver " Pete " Langhorst ' s Blue Jay Nine showed a better rating in the winning column for the 1947 baseball season than they have for several past seasons. The Jays won 4 games out of 12 for a .333 per- centage, and were ahead 3-2 in a called game with Wheaton that was never replaved or continued. The Blue Jays scored a total of 65 runs while having 82 scored against them. The season started well for the Javs as they traveled to Wilson Jr. College for their first game. The Elmhurst boys fought hard to overcome a large earlv lead built up bv Wilson, and the Jays managed to tie the score at 7-all at the end of the regulation time and then pushed a run across in the extra inning to win 8-7. Milliken came to Elmhurst and walloped the Javs in a 21-4 defeat. The third game was at Wheaton. Rain forced the game to be called in the 4th inning with the Javs leading 3-2. BASEBALL 1947 HAS KB ALL TKAM: Rear: W. Kauiz. I ' . Hannebutl. R. Tabbert. R. Abbott, Coach " Pete " Langhorst. J. Meyers, W . Bizer, M. Kafka. E. Mueller, manager. Front: II. Potts. H. Pearce, L. Kolwitz, J. Schneider. D. Grunwald, R. esterlund, A. Bizer. 108 1948 BASEBALL TEAM: Front: H. Jones, D. Engelsdorfer, H. Potts, J. Schneider, C. Spalten, W. Cody, R. Kurot suchi, W. Behr. Rear: D. Schler, manager; M. Kafka, R. Keller, E. Mueller, W. Mielke, P. Pobanz, J. Meyers R. Tahbert, A. Bizer, L. Kolwitz, Coach Langhorst. BASEBALL Amy Bizer and Coach Langhorst don the masks as Jim Schneider takes some practice cuts. The remaining results of the season were: a loss to North Central 10 to 7 in 10 innings; a win over Augustana 8 to 5; a defeat at the hands of Lake Forest 6 to 4; and another victory, 11 to 4 over Wheaton. Then came a five game losing streak for the Jays, Illinois College 2 to 1: North Central 6 to 0; Concordia 4-2; Lake Forest 5 to 3 and Augustana 9-6. They won the final game of the season, however, 11 to 3 over Con- cordia. With only three regulars, Traut, Postula and Gregson, gone from last vear ' s team, the players had good hopes for this year. Such players as Schneider, Kolwitz, Westerlund, Kafka, Tabbert, Meyers, and the Bizers re- turned, and several new men, such as, Jones and Pobanz looked promising. A good season was in vogue. 109 I " M7 TENNIS TKA.M: Front: Jim LeGros, Dick Kucera, Bud Ubertsen, Bob bisley. Rear: arren McGovnev, Les Brune, Coach C. C. Arends, Clarence Kohring. TENNIS THE 1947 season was fairlv successful, not in winning a majority of their matches, but in preparing a team for this year. The team gained considerable strength as the ' 47 season progressed, as shown bv defeats ad- ministered to Illinois Normal and Lake Forest in return matches. Coach C. C. Arends expects better things this year, with all lettermen returning, except Don Davidsen and Les Brune, and a status quo ante helium — pre-war stuff — is the goal. Bud Albertsen, with a fine 1947 record be- hind him, will return as the No. 1 man. The other lettermen returning. Anslev. LeGros, Kohring, and McGovnev, will bid for the other positions along with the new members. Although Elmhurst is the only conference team that is without tennis courts, they were cordial hosts to the C.C.I, tennis matches in May. The matches were played at East End Park and Wilder Park. L948 TENNIS SQUAD: Row 1: R. Kucera. B. Alberlsen, J. LeGros. Rotv 2: R. Thomas, C. Hagemann, R. Ansley. Row 3: C. McCreary, B. Rader, C. Kohring. 1 10 LETTERMEN THE " E " Club is possibly the most ex- clusive club on the campus with member- ship limited to winners of varsity awards in a major sport. The following are the executive heads: Lee Kolwitz, president; Warren McGovney, vice- president; and Bob Ansley, secretary. The all-important day, especially for the newcomers, was December 17, which was pro- claimed " E " day. All lettermen wore their sweaters during the day, and in the evening a formal " welcome " party was held for the new men in the gym. Among the club ' s activities was the spon- sorship of an informal dance on January 17 and free distribution of basketball programs. The club is having football and basketball schedules printed during the summer for dis- tribution next year. The most prized possession of the ninety - two club members is their " E " pin. The small gold letter must be kept until the wearer decides to " pin " his favorite girl. GOLFERS IN a return to pre-war status, golf was re- sumed this year on a varsitv basis. Under Coach Thompson ' s direction, the varsity team was established by competition of eligibles in trial rounds. Although competing for the first time in several years, a successful season was hoped for. Dual matches were held with several of the conference teams, and on May 15, the Jays were hosts to the C.C.I. Tournament. Held in conjunction with the conference meets in Tennis and Track, this tournament was played on Elmhurst ' s home course, Timber Trails. Two veterans of the ' 42 squad, Bob Huntsha and Harvey Miller, returned, but promising them stiff compeeition for varsity berths were: Bob Wolatz, Wally Bizer, Harrv Lavin, Dom Zito, Lee Sceske, Doug Cunningham, Ron Wilson, and Paul Buckholz. OFFICERS: R. Ansley, secretary -treasurer, and W. McGovney, vice-president, check a report with president Lee Kolwitz. Three members of the golf squad, Harvey Miller, Slats Wolatz, and Wally Bizer, check their scores on return from a practice round. Ill CLASS OFFICERS— Seated: Don Burkhalier. president. Standing: ilia Sigler, secretary; Tom hitcomb, vice-president: Keith Hunt, treasurer. LOOKING back over their last year at Elm- hurst, the seniors will remember many busy and happy days. Memorable days which filled-out their college career. Day s spent in completing their last graduation requirements, trying to take all the courses and to do all the things that they had always wanted to do before leaving college — and having as much fun as they could while doing it. Although the seniors held a delightful in- formal for the student body in the spring, the highest spot on their calendar was the observance of Senior Week. Relaxing after their last finals and preparing for that all- important day. Commencement, they pic nicked and went theater-partying together, filling those last few days with the laughter and excitement of events which they will al- ways count among their happiest. The seniors presented a fine camera with accessories as their class gift. The Class of ' 48 WHO ' S WHO: Seated: Harriet Brosmer, Katie Dimmit t, Sibylle Gerstenberg. Standing: Vern Karmann. Les Brune. Harlev Krieger , Bud Hoefer. Bill Baur. EACH year an edition of Who ' s Who Among College Students in American Universities and Colleges is compiled, primarily to furnish a source book for industries and businesses of the graduating college and university students throughout the country, who have shown ex- ceptional ability in their work. Both pros- pective employers and graduating students have often benefitted greath because of the material furnished in Who ' s Who. Since 1941 Elmhurst College students have been included in this book. The selections for Who ' s Who are made on the basis of high scholastic achievements, character, and leader- ship ability and willingness to cooperate, as indicated b accomplishments in extra-curric- ular activities. Eight Elmhurst College seniors have been honored this year for inclusion in the 1948 edition of Who ' s Who: William F. Baur, Harriet Brosmer, Lester II. Brune, Katharine Dimmit t. Sibylle Gerstenberg, Elver Hoefer, Charles Aernon Karmann. and Harley Krieger. 112 SENIORS Robert B. Abbott ..... Biology A tribute to Bob ' s popularity was the fact that he served as Student Union president in his senior year. Bob was also vice-president of men. Interested in athletics, he participated in football, basketball, track and baseball. Wynnell Adams ..... Sociology Wynnell transferred from Iowa State College her second year, where she was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority. She was an active member of the Sociology club. In the future, she is looking forward to becoming an airline hostess. William F. Baur ..... Philosophy A missionary ' s son, Bill plans to go into the mission field. He was vice-president of the Philosophy club and his Freshman class, and treasurer of the S.C.A. Bill earned letters in track, active in various activities, and selected for " Who ' s Who " . Gerald Bock ..... Sociology Gerald ' s future work lies in the ministry field. He was an active member in the Sociology club, Philosophy club, S.C.A. , and Pre-the society. With summer school work, Gerry was able to finish college in three years. Dorothy Boultbee Biology -Chemistry In spite of her heavy schedule, Dottie found time to de- vote to the Theater, and also to serve on various com- mittees. Being a commuter, Dottie was one of those who bravely faced the ice and snows. Her ambition is to be a medical technician. Harriet Brosmer ..... English One of " Who ' s Who " members, Harriet plans to go into teaching. Interested in music, she was a member of Mixed Chorus, Chapel Choir, and Polyhymnia, being president of the latter. Harriet held offices in the Phil- osophy club and F.T.A., and was on the Elms staff. Gayla June Bruce .... Sociology Besides being a member of the Sociology club, Mixed Chorus, Philosophy club, and active in Firesides, Gayla was always a willing committee member. She always turned out for intramurals. Gayla would like first to see the U.S., and then do graduate work. Lester H. Brune ..... History Always active in class activities, Les was class president two years. He was active in Philosophy club, Glee Club, Elms, Elm Bark, and F.T.A., of which he was president. A " Who ' s Who " member, and planning to teach, Les was Doc Crusius ' and Miss Loveland ' s assistant. Donald Burkhalter .... Philosophy " Burk " was president of the class of ' 48, and was known for his ever -friendly personality. President of the Phil- osophy club, he also belonged to the Mixed Chorus, Chapel Choir, Glee Club, Pre-the society, and S.C.A. " Burk " plans to enter the ministry. Donald C. Clark ..... History Don returned trom the service to finish his college educa- tion. His interest lies in the field of teaching. He was a member of the F.T.A., Anchor and Eagle, and Philosophy club. Interested in sports, Don took part in intramural football and baseball. 113 Donald W. Cory . . Philosophy and Mathematics In January, 1947, Don transferred from Northwestern University to Elmhurst. Here he completed his college studies and his future plans are to continue in the field of engineering. Don served on the senior gift committee. Harry Dagley , Biology A good worker in the Biology Lab, Jack is better known in the athletic field. He excelled in both football and basketball, but since his leave to help Uncle Sam, he has concentrated on the hardwood court. Jack plans to continue in the Science field. Evelyn Dammermann . . . Sociology Although her future is to be a minister s wife, Evelyn has also prepared herself for teaching and social service. She was president of Women ' s Union, a dorm council member, and active in Sociology club, Elms, Bark, Theater, Philosophy club, S.C.A., and F.T.A. Katharine Dimmitt ..... English Planning journalism as a future, Katie cantributed reg- ularly to the Elm Bark, Elms, and Elm Leaves. She was active in Mixed Chorus, Theater, Women ' s Union, and Firesides, and was vice-president of her junior class. Katy was chosen a member of " Clio ' s Who " . Alida Dureau .... Speech Although greatly interested in Speech, Alida ' s primary allegiance is to the field of Modern Dance, and she hopes that will be her future. She was an active Theater member. Alida comes from the " Deep South " and spent her Junior year at L.S.U. Paul N. Eissler . Business Administration Interested in retailing and commerce, Paul is planning on continuing his schooling in this field. He has been a member of the Theater, and as a veteran, belonged to the Anchor and Eagle club. Paul also worked on the Elms. Marion H. Engelsdorfer Biology- South Hall ' s prexy will be a medical technician in her home town of Detroit. She was a valuable member of Polvhvmnia, Chapel Choir, and Mixed Chorus, and a contributor to the Elm Bark. During her Freshman year, Marion was treasurer of her class. James E. Fisher ..... Biology A veteran, Jim was a member of the Anchor and Eagle club. He hopes to make his future in the field of medicine. As a resident of the " Cottages " , Jim picked up quite a few tricks in the culinary field. He also worked on the Elms staff. Norman Frega ... Biology As captain of the basketball team, " Ace " led his team to third place in the Little " 9 " standings, and to the best record in Elmhurst ' s history. Although a star in sports, " Ace " intends to make his future in the Science field. He is also a vet. Ruth Fulton . Economics Always willing to help, Ruth was chairman or an active member of numerous committees. She belonged to the Sociology and Philosophy clubs, and could be relied on for inlramurals any time. Ruth ' s future plans are un- decided, but they must include travel. Mary eliza beth Gardner Business Administration Transferring from Wilson Junior College, Maryelizabeth came to Elmhurst in her junior year. She has participated in Mixed Chorus, Philosophy club, and the Elm Bark. She has chosen her major to prepare for a career as buyer at Marshall Field Co. Sibylle Gerstenberg Philosophy Sib ' s leadership was recognized by her selection to " Who ' s Who " . Her activities were widely varied from intra- mural badminton, to Firesides, Elm Leaves, the Prom, editing of the " Owl of Minerva " , and religious life chair- man of S.C.A. Sib plans to teach after her master ' s degree. Charles Goldsmith ... Philosophy " Goldie " was a familiar figure in the Theater, Philosophy club, S.C.A. , and Pre-the society. Besides offices in these groups, he has served on the Council of Social Life, chairman in his last year. " Goldie " graduated in Jan- uary and continues toward the ministry. Don Grunwald Philosophy The Philosophy club, S.C.A., and Pre-the society claimed his interest all his years at Elmhurst, since Don is pre- paring for the ministry. He has played on the varsity Baseball team since Freshman days, and has partici- pated in intramural sports. Marvin Guthaus ..... Biology Marv has majored in Biology and plans to continue his study in this field in graduate school. One of Elmhurst ' s many veterans, he was a member of the Anchor and Eagle club. He also belonged to Goethe Verein and to the Science club. Judy Hance English Judy has participated in almost every activity on cam- pus, including presiding over Bond drives, the Prom, and the 1947 Homecoming. She has earned a letter in women ' s athletics, was class secretary, and on the Elm Bark. Judy plans to teach in the future. Elver Hoefer ..... Philosophy- Bud completed his work in January, and is now at the University of Chicago. Very active, Bud earned a place on " Who ' s Who " . He was active in Chapel Choir, Phil- osophy club, Pre-thes, Elms, and managed the track team. Bud plans to become a minister. Marie Hullcranz .... Spanish In preparation for becoming a translator, Marie trans- ferred from Northwestern in her junior year to major in Spanish. In her senior year, she was chosen as Home- coming queen, and served as attendant at the 1947 E.I.I. She was vice-president of the Women ' s Union. Keith Hunt .... Chemistry Keith was one of the first veterans on our campus and served as the first commander of the Anchor and Eagle club. He earned a football letter in 1946. Keith man- aged the finances for 1947 Homecoming, and was class treasurer his junior and senior years. Robert F. Huntsha .... Biology Bob finished three years of college, and then served in the army, returning in 1947. Athletics, including golf, football, and baseball claimed most of his time. He helped direct the " 47 Homecoming. He plans to do transportation or management work. Philip R. Jacoby .... Chemistry Phil has finally satisfied his wanderlust, having spent most of the years between 1938 and 1945 traveling. Thanks to the war, " Jake " is graduating with the class of " 48 instead of " 44. He intends to continue to work hard, and to pursue th at medical career. Carolyn Kamphenkel ... Biology Always full of pep and " electricity " " , Kampie has been quite active in various committees on campus. She has been an active member of the Chapel Choir all four years. Carolyn s chosen profession will be in the teaching field, probably Biology. Charles Vernon Karmann Chemistry Vern was a pre-med student, but his activities ranged from writing for the Elm Bark to presiding over the " Big Top " " of the Women ' s Union Circus. Active in the Theater, he has appeared in a number of productions. He was Bookstore manager, and is on " S ho s Who " " . Bill Kautz .... Sociology Hill ' s experiences of the war years supplement his college studies to prepare him for his chosen vocation, labor organization. He earned letters in Baseball while in school. Foreign relief work occupied much of his spare time from 1939 to 1948. Charles Keller Political Science Charlie has studied four years at Elmhurst as the first lap in his training for law. He was most often to be found in the Library, but he also appeared on the varsity base- ball diamond, and played intramural football and bas- ketball. Richard Keller Chemistry Dick graduated in January, and lias since then pursued his favorite subject, Chemistry, anil works in a " Chem " lab. Faithful and hard-working, he did all of his tasks well. Dick, also known as John by fellow students, is a native of Flmhursl. Harley Krieoer Philosophy Harlev was a leader from his Freshman year, when he was class president and chairman of the Freshman Mixer. His biggest job was editing the 1946 Elms. He also held offices in S.C.A., Philosophy club, and Pre- ihe society. Harlev is a member of " Vi ho ' s ho . Louis H. Lammers English Although Lou " s future is still a bit indefinite, teaching is most likely. A former Marine. Lou served as secretary, vice-commander, and commander of the Anchor and Eagle club. He was on the steering committee when the Sociology club was organized in 1946. Loretta Llewellyn Biology Bravely commuting from Glen Ellyn for the last four years, Loretta now has a B.S. degree, many friends, and memories of serving as Junior Prom anil Homecoming attendant in 1947. Having majored in Biology, " Lew " " plans to work in a medical clinic, and of course, to marry Grant. W. Harvey Miller Chemistry Harvey is another of the men whose college was spread out by intervening years in the service. He has nol quite completed his major, but will earn the remaining credits in summer school. His extra-curricular activities included golf, and being a proud " papa " ' . CLASS OF ' 48 Mary Nicol ..... Sociology " Mike " will make either teaching or social service work her future. Besides being secretary -treasurer for the Sociology club and publicity chairman of the Women ' s Union, Mary has taken part in the Theater, Elm Bark, F.T.A., and Philosophy club. Frances Panes ..... Sociology Secretary of her class the Sophomore year, Franny was a member of Social Life and the Sociology club. She was very active in the Women ' s Union. She would like to work in a publishing company, although her future interests center around her coming marriage. Theodora Papsdorf .... Sociology After traveling extensively in the United States, Teddy plans to go into church work. A " Buckeye " , she attended Schauffler College in Cleveland her Freshman year. She was a member of the S.C.A., Philosophy club, Sociology club, Mixed Chorus, and Chapel Choir. Warren Schleinzer .... Biology Warren s work of the future lies in the field of medicine. He returned to finish college after several years in the service. Warren was noted for his work in Track and Basketball, making letters in both, and also in intra- murals. Recently he was married. Lois Schlozer . . Speech A familiar person in many campus activities, Lois was a cheerleader for two years. Her years also included partic- ipation in the S.C.A., Polyhymnia, Theater, Women ' s Union, F.T.A., Sociology club, and Intra-murals. Lois plans to teach in her home state of Minnesota. Winifred Schultz ..... Biology A lab assistant in Biology, Winnie is interested in be- coming either a lab technician or a teacher, although her immediate plans include marriage. Winnie was an at- tendant in the Junior Prom, E.I. I., and Homecoming courts, secretary of the Science club, and in the F.T.A. Eugene Schupp . . Philosophy The Christian ministry is Gene ' s calling. Secretary- treasurer of the Philosophy club, he also belonged to S.C.A., Pre-the society, and Mixed Chorus, and served on the Inter-dorm Council. He was manager of the Football team. Gene graduated in January. Florence Shigeno .... Sociology Known for her friendly smile, Flo was active on com- mittees, and in Intra-murals, earning both her sweater and her letter. Flo served as secretary for the Inter- dorm Council and the Athletic Committee, vice-president of the Sociology club, and Dorm Council member. Willa Sigler ...... Speech Willa ' s immediate attention is centered on her coming marriage, after which she plans to teach. Well-remem- bered in Theater, Polyhymnia, Chapel Choir, and Mixed Chorus, Willa also took part in the Philosophy club, S.C.A., F.T.A. , Firesides, and Religious Life. Gordon E. Stecker History After completing his first three and one-half years at Elmhurst, Gordon transferred in January to Emmanuel Mission College in Michigan. His intended vocation is the ministry. While here, he was a member of the Sociology club and Pre-the society. 117 SENIORS Barbara Swanson ..... History W ith three hours of senior work to complete in summer school, Barb will be eligible for her B.A. Taking a year out to gain valuable working experience with the Swedish Steamship Lines, Barb resumed her studies this year. She will resume that work, which includes a trip to Sweden soon. Himeo TsUMORl . . Biology Known for his fine ability in sports, Moe earned letters in Track. Football, and Basketball, and competed in Intra-murals. President of Senior Lodge this year, he also was a member of the Philosophy club. Although future plans are indefinite, Moe hopes to be a doctor. Charles Weger Business Administration Always quiet and ready with a willing smile, Charlie worked hard on the baseball diamond, as well as on his studies. Following work at the University of Illinois and DePauw University, he transferred to Flmhurst for his senior year. He will finish a language requirement this summer. Frances Wentzel Christian Service Frannie s friendly smile was seen in numerous com- mittees and at the Library desk. Always busy, she was secretary of the Social Life Committee, vice-president and secretary of S.C.A., and a contributor to both Elms and Elm Bark. Frannie also served on the Homecoming court. Thomas Whitcomb Sociology Returning from service, Tom resumed his studies in prep- aration for the ministry. Vice-president of the Senior class and president of the Sociology club, he was also interested in the Theater. Pre-the society, Anchor and Fagle club, and Firesides. Joyce Wiele Christian Service Joyce s first year was spent at Iowa esleyan. Coming to Elmhurst, she took part in the Psychology club, S.C.A., Philosophy club, and Firesides. Joyce served as student supervisor in the Library, and belonged to the Library Committee of the Student Union. May Yamamoto . Biology fter graduating in January. May returned to Cali- fornia, her home stale, where she pursued her chosen profession. She kept busy her two years at Elmhurst as a lab assistant in the Science department, but May still found time to be an active member of the French club. Francis Kallay Special Student Francis " main objective at Elmhurst was to learn the English language, in order to put to use in the United Slates his four years of medical school work completed at the Royal Hungarian University at Budapest and Debrecen. He expects to finish his training and to be a doctor in the states. NOT PICTURED Lee Dillenbeck Chemistry 118 Don Grunwald at the desk of the senior ' s second home, the library. " Prexy " Burkhalter slaves over that important senior thesis . . . Winnie, Evelyn, and Mike off to York and practice teaching. Frannie, Judy, Moe, Don, and Burk discuss future plans and past experiences. " Auld Acquaintances Shall Neer Be Forgot — " Every class which has spent four years on Elmhurst ' s green campus has left its thumbprint upon the pages of its history; thumbprints which cannot easily be erased, prints which add color and life, and which bring quick memories. Our freshman year, we found the campus already nearly depleted of boys, and found many of the remaining few being called into the service. This was the last year the girls called Irion Hall " home " and the boys inhabited South Hall, for in our sophomore vear we had exchanged abodes. Still grieving over our freshmen " wounds " , we, as sophomores, initiated the new freshmen with the proper amount of hazing. Besides our " Hay Mu " dance, we contributed to the social life of the campus our sophomore year by introducing a dancing class and also sharing in the new S.U. Room. Our junior year was a decisive one for all of us, for we decided once and for all in what subject we would major, and " I have a conflict! " became a password. Preparations for the greatest junior prom kept us as busy as our studies would allow — and even busier. Manv of our exservicemen returned and we watched the enrollment grow by leaps and bounds. We found a new meeting place in the new student union room, moved to the basement of Kranz Hall, and rejoiced over Mrs. Baker ' s pies. The busiest of years, our senior year, passed the quickest of all as we made final preparations to take our place in " the outside world " . We bid farewell to Dr. Lehmann and welcomed Dr. Dinkmeyer in the position of president. Looking forward with eager eyes to the future, we look backward with only fond glances to a grand stay at Elmhurst. 119 ELM BAKk STAFF Ron- One: K. Mesle, H. Meyer, R. Ansley, M. L. Baas, W. Klusack, J. Rende, P. Desenis, V. Gentilin, circulation mgr.; D. Prescott, R. Jones. Row Two: D. Ealon, L. Jordan, G. Kunzer, " 48 business mgr.; C. Hagemann. " 48 editor; B. Cross, ' 47 editor; B. Jakouhek. " 47 business mgr.; P. krebill, advertising mgr.: V. Karmann. Row Three: M. Fujioka, J. Hance, A. Gyure, R. Jolinsen, R. Wilzeman, sports: L. Tippett, A. Greer, B. Cairns, N. Jones. Ron- Four: . Sclimilz. sports; D. Schler. D. kasmar, E. Mueller, A. Molnar, C. Hein. Not Pictured: G. Timke, librarian: M. nderson. V. Ilincklev. R. Cox. E. Babbert, E. Urban. R. Schneider. P. Faber. K. Thornton, N. Finlayson, W. Gohr, D. Bloesch, J. Oesterle, W. Rahn. Top: B. Jakouhek and B. Cross explain business to new bus. mgr. G. Kunzer. Bottom: P. Krebill, C. Hagemann. and C. Hein prepare paper make-up. ELM BARK CURRENT college news, " gezoo " , " a priori . " gym gal " , and " hoop scoop " all make the Elm Bark the first class newspaper that it is. At the annual contest held by the Illinois College Press Association in Gales- bnrg. Illinois, in May, 1947, the Elm Bark was awarded first place in the weekly and semi- weeklv contest of student papers of colleges of less than 1000. At that time Barbara Cross was editor of the paper, but in January she was succeeded by Clint Hagemann. The Bark has increased to a six page paper, with photos of prominent students and speakers presented. The Bark office is now located in the basement of Irion Hall, and one will alwavs hear typewriters buzzing and pens flving to meet the Tuesday deadline. Oh. for a Journalists ' life! ! ! ELMS STAFF Row One: R. Maisch, ass ' l editor; M. L. Olsson, J. Rende, M. L. Baas, T. Papsdorf, L. Sonneborn, R. Ansley, editor. Row: Two: C. Janssen, circulation mgr.; J. Degi, S. Madi, advertising mgr.; A. Greer, I). Eaton, D. Koenig, ass ' t editor. Row Three: L. Jordan, E. Mueller, W. Meyer, D. Engelsdorler, E. George. Not Pictured: J. Schneider, business mgr.; M. Akai, literary editor; I. Binder, J. Trnka, B. Drechsel, M. Fujioka, Mildred Joens, L. Knoche. W. McGovney, A. Molnar, W. Rahn, T. Rockwell, W. Schmitz, L. Seyfert, J. Sherman, M. Teichen, G. Timke, J. ' W olff, M. A. Zimmermann, Mr. C. C. Arends, adviser, C. Hagemann, R. Radloff. Top: Ansley and Akai checking copy arrangement. Bottom: Janssen, Madi, and Schneider check business, as Koenig and Maisch discuss page plans. THE ELMS CONFRONTED with the added responsi- bility in recording the history of the largest student body ever to attend Elmhurst, the entire staff of The Elms placed hard work and co-operation as their bv-lines. At almost any hour of the day and half the night, the office, located in " publications corner " next to the Bark in Irion Hall base- ment, was humming with activity. One could see some hard-working staff member either proofreading, typing, composing page plans, writing captions, keeping finances in order, or plugging for " ads " . Photographic, engrav- ing, and printing deadlines had to be met — and then came the smiles of delivery. 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William W 103 Heissler, John 76, 95 Heller, Edmund .95 THOMAS O. MYERS REAL ESTATE ORGANIZATION 191 NORTH YORK STREET ELMHURST, ILLINOIS Telephone Elmhurst 2025 Branch Office 212 S. Villa Ave. VILLA PARK Telephone Villa Park 2625 Dee Us For service E. C. POLLARD MOTOR CO. CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 210 N. York St. Elmhurst, III. keijs ait meet at CAVINS BROTHERS j STORE 131 Addison Elmhurst, Illinois 129 FRENCH CLEANERS Office and Plant 514-524 W. Third St.— Phone 1000 ELMHURST, ILL. Branch 116 S. York St. Phone 2726 ELMHURST, ILL. Branch 6 E. Highland Phone 507 VILLA PARK Compliments of DUTCH SANDWICH SHOP HAMBURGERS SANDWICHES PLATE LUNCHES Addison and Second St. Elmhurst, III. STUDENT DIRECTORY Henderson, Dale 30 Heme. Thomas 29 Herrscher. Helen 27 Herrscher, Joanne 95 Herzfeld, Loretta 28 Hicks, Walter 52 Hilan, John 29 Hillebrand, Joanne . . 28 Hinckley, William 48, 120 Hirsch, Richard 95 Hitzeman, Rita 103 Hodde, Eleanora 95 Hodson, Harry 3l Hoefer. Elver 90, 112, 115 Hoelscher, Marilee 39. 48 Hoehn, Gerald 29 Hoist. Marilyn 28, 90 Hondros, Steven 48 Hoover, Evelyn 31 Horton, Harriet 31 Hosto, Dorothy 48 Howe, Joan 30 Hrovatin, Stanley 48 Hudson, James, Jr . 52 Huff. Richard 29 Hughes, Eleanor 95 Hullcranz, Marie 32, 33, 104, 115 Hunsberger, Eugene 103 Hunt, Marvin Keith 112, 115 Huntman, Shirley 28 Huntsha, Robert 115 I Ilcewicz, Frank 48 J Jacobs, Rita 30 Jacobson, Roy 95 Jacobsen, Walter 48 Jacobv. Philip 116 Jakoubek, Bittv 95. 120 Janssen. Clifford 48, 66, 121 Janssen, Grace 70, 90, 95 Jessen, Soren 103 He profits most who serves best. (From Rotary) ★ 51 W. Hubbard Street De. 7-6102 Ch icago 10, Illinois DEHYDRATED WHOLE MILK NONFAT DRY MILK SOLIDS EDIBLE DRY WHOLE EGGS 130 ATTENTION! Telepho ne or write in for 1 and 5 pound hermetically sealed cans for overseas shipments. STUDENT DIRECTORY Jewett, Barbara 29 Joens. Mildred 48, 80 Johnsen, Ruth 95, 120 Johnson, Betty 33, 48, 104 Johnson, George 103 Johnson, Thomas 95 Jolly, Russell 48 Jones, Delores 103 Jones, Hartl 30 Jones, Norman 40, 48, 120 Jones, Robert 48, 120 Jordan, Leatrice 95, 120, 121 Justie, Thomas 95 K Kafka, Matthew 40, 48, 108 Kahler, John 28 Kallay, Francis 118 Kamphenkel, Carolyn 90, 116 Kane, Mary 48 Kappe, Geraldine 48 Karmann, Charles Vernon 39, 59, 112, 116, 120 Kasmar, Donald 95, 106, 120 Kasper, Robert 48, 66 Katel, William 59, 95 Kaufmann, Clara 28 Kautz, Clyde . . 48 Kautz, William 108, 116 Keller, Charles 116 Keller, John . 116 Keller, Robert 28 Kenyon, Barbara 27 Kerber, William 48 Kerkoch, Frank 48 King, John . 103 Klasing, Raymond 48 Klein, Ralph 95, 100 Klusaek, William 103, 120 Kneass, Jeanne Knocke, Lois 28 Knoll, Henry 31 Koch, Erwin 27 Koch, Robert 48 Koehler, Gabrielle 48 Koeiling, Robert 48 Koenig, Dorothy. 39, 96, 121 Koenig, Robert 48, 40, 63 FOR THE CLIMAX TO A PERFECT EVENING Waffles and Coffee Hamburger and French Fries Other Delicious Satisfying Specials COTTAGE HILL CAFE YORK STATE BANK " FRIENDLY SERVICE " START A CHECKING ACCOUNT WITH US " Friendly Service " Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 529 York St. Elmhurst, COMPLIMENTS OF WHOLESALE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 416 Anthony Street Phone Glen Ellyn 557 Glen Ell yn, Illinois 131 Compliments of PYRAMID PAPER COMPANY 3530 West Fifth A venue CHICAGO 24, ILL. Serving School, College, Commercial Trade COMPLIMENTS OF ALEXANDER LUMBER CO. 100 Prospect Phone Elmhurst 19 STUDENT DIRECTORY Kohring. Clarence 48. 72, 90, 110 Kolecki, Frank 103 Kolwitz, LeRoy 58, 96, 108, 111 Konrad, Elizabeth 27 Kovacks, Albert 27, 39 Krebill, Paul 58, 92, 96, 120 Krebs, Walter 48 Krieger. Harlev 112, 116 Krieger, Harold 44. 48, 66. 72 Krieger, Mary Lou 96 Krivulka, Charlotte 48. 79 Kriz, Richard 28 Kroeger, Arthur 48 Kroehler, Ralph 27, 39 Krueger, Milton 49. 72, 90 Kruse. Richard .49 Kucera. Charles 96, 110 Kucharski. Martin 103 Kuehl, Clifford ' 27. 72 Kunzer, Gladys 39, 49, 90, 120 Kurotsuchi, Roy 103 L Ladwig, Walter 49 Lamhrecht, Richard 28, 72 Lammers. Louis 77, 116 Lamont, Leatrice 103 Landon, Eileen 49 Landwehr, Raymond 103 Langeler, George 38, 39, 79, 92, 96 Lanigan, James 52 Lapins, Peter 49 Larsen, Kenneth 49 Larson. Dwight 30. 63. 65 Larson, Leila 28 Lasky, Larry 103 Lausman, Roy 74, 96 Lavin, Caroline 28 Lavin, Harry 49 Lavin. Pauline 28. 39 Lee, Mary Louise. .28 LeGros, Robert 96. 110 Lehmann. Daniel 34. 38, 39, 72, 90, 96 Lemke, Donald 49, 77 Levin, Georgia 96 WATCH WORDS . . . Dependability . Complete Service The Robillard Chapel Robillard ' s Funeral Home 134 S.York St. Phone Elmhurst 18 p PSEA tfUCAC ES For the anchovies, sar- dines, lobster, tuna and salmon to brighten your hors d ' oeuvre, you ' ll always find Sexton ' s first with the finest. 132 Sexton STUDENT DIRECTORY Lewis, Richard 49 Limberg, Bette 96 Lindemann, Burton 49 Lindner, Richard 27 Lipka, Paul 28 Liston, Robert 49 Little Morris 49 Llewellyn, Loretta 33, 116 Lopahs, R. F 103 Low, Myron 28, 39, 66 Lowe, John 49, 106 Lowell, Alan 103 Lund, Richard 28 Lunzer, Arline 78, 96 Lynn, Melvin 49, 66 M Mack, Frank 49 MacKenzie, David 29, 39 Madi, Steve 37, 49, 66, 121 Magee, J ' Ada Wilcox 96 Maier, June 28 Maisch, Carolyn 44, 49 Maisch, Robert 66, 96, 121 Male, Gene 28 Mangnall, Jack 40, 96 Manley, Robert 49 Markowitch, Wilfred 96 Marky, Frank 30 Martin, Clifford 40, 49 Martin, Gloria 27, 66 Mauter, Carl 49 Mayor, John 96 McCreary, Craig 28 McGill, Esther 86 McGlashan, Andrew 49 McGovnev, Warren 58, 80, 96, 110, 111 McKee, Betty 39, £6, 59, 75, 80, 96 McKenzie, Luke 103 McMiehael, Margaret 28 McNamara, Allen 29, 40 Meckfessel, Harvev 96 Mehl, Richard 52 Melchert, John 96 Menzel, David 97 COMPLIMENTS OF COOPER - POLLOCK 183 N. York St. Phone 3500 R emember SIMMONS Has i, LUGGAGE OF ANY DESCRIPTION • Briefcases Ringbinders Leathergoods YOUR SHOES REPAIRED WHILE YOU WAIT SIMMONS SYSTEM Shoe Repair Factory Luggage and Leather Goods Store 102 West Second St. Tel. 4020 BERT WELLER REALTOR— INSURANCE Dm PAGE BOARD OF REALTORS 1 86 N. York St. Elmhurst 1234 ELMHURST, ILLINOIS A FEMININE SHOP FOR AND CASUAL DAYTIME EVENING WEAR • The Fashion Spot in Dupage County v f ELMHURST " A Gem of a Store " 133 YOUR OLDEST AND FINEST HOME APPLIANCE STORE 164 N. York St. Tel. Elmhu rst 5500 ELMHURST CAB CO. 24-HOUR SERVICE Ph one Elmhurst 3000 STUDENT DIRECTORY Menzel, Emil ,„ Merzdorf John t Mesle K-nnsth i. - i-!r Metzger, Carl. . . . ' ' ' ,X Metzger Mary 3 , t? Meyer. Harriet ; " g 7 fa Meyer. Helene 28 Mey:r, Kathryn 3n 3 " M,y,r 1,11 39 J " , ,!,. Meyer. Warren 40. 49. 121 Mielke, lllard ; 4 q Miessler, Carol 70 ' 07 Mikuta. Charbs u Miller, Pauline ' 1q Milbr Russell §X Milbr W Harvey Mimlitz, John . .... .59 io6 Minsgar Charles " 33 49 Mishler. Margaret. ' 90 Mitihsll Martlilhs ? Mitchell. Verneva Moeller. Harold 30 Molnar, August 38, 39, 59, ' 81, 120, 121 Moore, Jeanne 70 90 97 Morton. Caryl ' . ' . ' ' . . ' 30, ' 6 5 Morvay, Zolton . . .28 Mossherg, Joel 50, 77 Muecke, Julie . ' .27 Mueller. Edward ' .50, ' 108 120, 121 Mueller, Lois 31 Mueller. Richard .97 Mueller, Robert 50, 74 Mueller, William .31 Mulac, Martin 50 Mydill. Raymond . 103 N Newman. John 28, 82 Newman, Paul 30 Newman, Richard 103 Nicol, Mary 39, 75, 79. 80, 117 Nierhoff, Fred 99 Nisi, Martha 39, 50, 66, 70, 100 Nordstrom, James 50 Congratulations Graduates from DECORATE YOUR HOME WITH HIGHEST QUALITY WALL PAPER AND PAINTS from • • • J. C. LIGHT CO. 1 1 1 W. Second Street Ollswang ' s 134 Elmhurst ' s Most Dependable PAINT STORE STUDENT DIRECTORY Nottingham, Patricia 28 Nowack, Glenn 27 Nugent, Robert 97 O Obermaier, June 50, 112 Oesterle, Jeanne 70. 76, 97, 120 Ohrman, Ward 39, 50, 72, 90 Oldfield, Clarence , . 50 Olson, John, Jr 50 Olsson, Mary Louise 33, 38, 39, 58, 97. 100. 121 Olsson, Mildred 28. 39 O ' Neill, Jerry 103 Ottesen, Roy 40, 50 P Panes, Frances 59, 117 Papsdorf, Theodora 90, 117, 121 Partoll, Herbert 30 Pepmeier, Max 72, 97, 106 Phillabaum, Sherman 103 Pierce, Harold 50, 108 Pierson, Robert 50 Pilicer, Carol 97 Pirrong, Lotus 103 Pobanz, Phillip 27, 65 Pobo, Louis 50 Potts, Harold 50, 66, 108 Poulos, Ann 50 Pratt, Richard 52 Prescott, Donald E 103, 120 Pnestap, Donald 82, 97 Pugilia, Charles 103 R Rachau, Ernest, Jr 50 Racherbaumer, Louis 97 Rader, William 28 Radloff, Roland 50 Rahn, Warren 50, 120 Ramsey, Carol 29 Rands. David 50 Reiling, Harry 50 Reinhold, Virginia 30 Rende, Juanita 75, 97, 120, 121 Renis, Harold 28 Rhodes, Glenn 28 yoRK p h ar mncy HEALTH SERVICE York and Third Streets Elmhurst 3090 SAFETY SOCIAL OR BUSINESS PRINTING Phone Us for An Estimate on Your Next Job ELM LEAVES PRINT SHOP Schiller Court Elmhurst 3646 JEWELERS FOR 26 YEARS KEEPSAKE DIAMONDS Jewelry and Watch Repairs Our Specialty 122 N. York St. Elmhurst, Illinois Phone Elm 2051 We Always Have Those Extra Good Things To Eat . . . BARTMANNTS BAKERY WE DELIVER Phone Elm 268 122 Addison Ave. Elmhurst 135 SCHMIDTS Telephones Villa Park 546 Villa Park3836 PHARMACY Alfred Schmidt, R.Ph.C. A COMPLETE DRUG STORE 220 Villa Ave. Villa Park, VILLA PARK TRUST SAVINGS BANK VILLA PARK, ILL. A BANK FOR ALL THE PEOPLE Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation STUDENT DIRECTORY Riggs, John 50 Ringquist. Elmer 50 Robb, Vera 39, 97 Robertson, John 28 Robine. Harlan 37, 50. 66. 72, 90 Robinson, David 50 Robinson, Phvllis 86 Rock, Walter 29 Rockwell. Trent 50 Rohn. Warren 39, 50 Rohr, Carl 103 Rose, Daniel 50, 66 Rowley, Melvin 50 Ruhins, Jack 30 Rudcl. Joan 28 Rund. Robert . .30, 39, 40 Russell. Duane ■. 106 Rydell, Raymond 50 S Sabatello, Corinne 98 Sabbert, Luetta 27 Sabbert. Norma 50, 70, 90 Safford, Genevieve 28 Sakumura, Joseph 72. 98 Sanchez, Mavis : 51 Sandford, Lloyd 40, 51 Sanneman. Fred 40, 98 Sasse, Mary 51 Sceske, Lee 98 Schaefer, Barbara 28 Schaefer, John 51, 78, 90 Schaeferle, Lynden 98, 100 SchaefTer, Erwin 30, 39 Scheffler, Joan 39, 90, 98 Sehleinzer, Warren 117 Schler. Dan 51, 66, 120 Schlozer, Lois 70, 75, 76, 117 Schmitz. William 51, 120 Schneider. James 72, 78. 78, 98. 108. 121 Schneider. Ruby 51, 120 Schoening, Doris 98 Schoening. Kurt 31 Schroeder, Arthur 28 Schroeder, John 90, 98 Schroeder, Neil 98 9¥ that are DISTINCTIVE DANISH PEASANT HOUSE GIFT SHOP Elmhurst National Bank Bldg. ROESCH MOTORS DESOTO PLYMOUTH 1 44 So. York St. Phone 567 Elmhurst, 136 STUDENT DIRECTORY Schultz, Derald 28. 65 Schultz. Winifred 77, 117 Schupp, Eugene 40, 78, 82, 117 Schuster, Mary 103 Schweitzer, Carl 51 Schweppe, Susanne 28, 39 Scott, John 29 Sehrt, Wallace 27 Selmer, Richard 65, 90, 98 Sevbold, Maxine 51, 70, 90 Seyfert, LeRoy 72, 98 Sherman, Jean 51, 121 Shigeno, Florence .79, 117 Siewert, Roberta 51 Sigler, Willa 70, 90, 112. 117 Simonds, Alice 103 Simpson, Susan 51 Skiba, Renetta 103 Sleezer, Wayne 51 Smith, Gerald 51 Smith, Glenn 51 Smith. James 30, 39 Smith, Janet 51 Smith, John 51, 72. 90 Smith, Lois 98 Smith, Vernon 103 Sonneborn, Lois 58, 59, 74, 92, 98. 121 Sonneborn. Myron 27 Sorenson, Roy 103 Sova, Richard 52 Spalten, Charles 40, 51 Spies, Blaine. 103 Sprandei, Edwin 52 Spurrier, Wilma . .. 52 Stade, Gloria 29, 39 Staedel, Fred 30 Starks, Dona 50, 70. 90 Starrett, Charles 103 St. Clair, Robert 52 Stecker, Gordon 117 Steffv, Lawrence 28, 37 Steiner, Russell 39, 98. 100 Stendel. Philip 27, 40 Sterret, Harold 31 Stoerker, Ruth 38, 39, 82, 98 Compliments of ELMHURST - CHICAGO STONE CO. FIRST ST. ELMHURST, ILL. Compliments of SNACK SHOP Sodas Sundaes Ice Cream Sandwiches PLATE LUNCHES Phone 6246 526 S. York St. FORMERLY POWELLS Complete FURNISHINGS for the home JOHN M. SMYTH COMPANY Established 1867 " DEEP ROOTED LIKE AN OAK " 1 34 NORTH YORK ST. ELMHURST, ILL. The Perfect Spot to Spend an Evening in Tranquility ★ DELICIOUS STEAKS CHICKEN DINNERS GOOD SANDWICHES rag y« mm Lake and York Streets Elmhurst, Illinois 137 STUDENT DIRECTORY Stommel, Dorothy 51 Stone, Kenneth 51 Stromwell, June 51 Strub, John . .51 Stucki, Marie 51 Swanson, Barbara 118 Swanson, Betty 31 Swanson, Beverly 51, 80 Swanson, Earl 31 Swanson, Shirley 28 T Tabbert. Robert 98, 108 Tallman, John 51 Tagtmeier, Lois 30, 39 Tanis, John 51 Tardella, Robert 28 Taylor, Jim 28. 39 Taylor, Louis 29 Taylor, Robert 29, 40 Teichen, Marv 51, 59 Tellefsen, Phyllis 103 Theiss, Jacquelyn 52 Thomas, Anna Mae 103 Thomas. Donald 29 Thomas, John 40, 51 Thomas Richard 51 Thomas, William H 103 Thornton. Kathryn 98, 112, 120 Thornton, Jean 90. 98 Tiedermann, Edward J 103 Tiedeman. Robert 31 Timke, Garnet 98. 120 Tippett, John 29 Tippett, Laura 39, 51 Tourangeau, Edna 103 Trapp, Gene 52 Triebes, Wilbert 52 Trnka, John 27. 121 Truwe, Gerald 27, 37. 72 Tsumori, Himeo 118 Tveter, Richard 40. 52 U Crban, Edward 52, 120 V Van Dyke, Gloria 52 Varney, Robert 98 Victor, Martha 27 Voelker, Nathalie 29 Vogel, Donald 52, 66 Vogel, Frank 52, 56 Vogel, Helen 30 Vogelmann, David 27 Voile, Alvin 27. 39 Von Almen. Glenn 52 W Wachtel. William 103 Wagner, Genevieve 52 Wagner, Gustof 29 Ward, Frank, Jr 52 Warner, Elaine 70, 90, 99 Waters, Martha 99 Weber, Andrew 52 Weger, Charles Harold 118 Wegener, Colleen 52, 90 Weisse, Jeanne 52 Weiss, William 79 Wendler, Erwin 52 Wente, Robert 72, 99 Wentzel. Frances 59, 74. 118 Wesolowski. Edmund 30 West, Gilbert 99 Westerholm, Don 52 Westerlund, Rodney 52, 108 Weymouth, William 103 Whetstone, Harvey 27, 39 Whitcomb, Thomas 79, 112, 118 Whitney. Morton 52 Wieditz, Henry 28 Wiegel. Carl 52 Wiegman, Caryl 86 Wiele, Joyce 118 Wieloch, Marcelene 86 DU PAGE SUPPLY A. SCHWEPPE, Prop. MODERN CHROME FURNITURE - RESTAURANT AND LUNCHEON SUPPLIES - CANDY - PAPER PRODUCTS - GLASSWARE - BAGS - HOLIDAY NOVELTIES Phones Office - Elmhurst 4165 Home - Elmhurst 1 404-R 226 Addison St. ELMHURST, ILL. GLEN ELLYN DAIRY CO. Successor to RATHBUN FARM PRODUCTS CO. 245 ANTHONY STREET Perfectly and Properly Pasteurized MILK AND CREAM Phone Glen Ellyn 130 COMPLIMENTS OF Roy Hartless Linen Supply Co. 4719-21 W. Lake St. Chicago 44 Phone Austin 0639-0640 138 STUDENT DIRECTORY Wilbur. Ernest C, Jr 103 Wilks. Betty 99 Willhouse, Albert 99, 106 Williams, John 29 Williams, Robert 29 Wilson, Joylene 27 Wilson, Ronald 63, 99 Winger, Paul 72, 90, 99 Witzeman, Robert 39, 52, 80, 120 Wolatz, Robert 52, 63 Wolfer, Marylou 52 Wolff. Joan 39, 52 Woods, George 99 Wood, Helen 86 Workman, Howard 40, 52 Wuehner, William 30, 63 Y Yamamoto, May 118 Young, Howard 99 Z Zaeske, Arnold 37, 39, 99 Zellmer, Julie 52 Ziekerman, Richard 52 Ziebell. Feme 52, 66 Zielinski, Art 29 Zimmerman, Horace 52 Zimmermann, Mary Ann 38, 39, 99, 121 Zito, Dominic 52 COMPLIMENTS O F 5738 W. 26th St. CICERO 50, ILLINOIS COMPLIMENTS OF THE STUDENT UNION PUBLICATION THE ELM BARK THE WIRED RADIO THE ELMS L PHOTOGRAPHERS 32 West Randolph Street Telephone, Central 5807 CHICAGO 139 HAS BEEN THE KEYNOTE of Rogers yearbooks for forty years. And it will continue to be our ideal, because respon- sibility to see that your publication is well printed is shared by the entire organization. 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It is our hope and prayer that the years will be good to you — that the promise you have shown in your work here will be fully realized in happy lives and in Christian service to your fellow man. We are confident that the bond which has been established between you and your Alma Mater will bring you back to its campus at every oppor- tunity. On these occasions, one of the principal gratifications of those who work in education will be ours — to shake the hand of a returning Alumnus and to hear and share in the happiness, and perhaps the sorrow, which has come in the years since graduation. Farewell, Seniors, until we meet again! FUNCTIONAL STAFF EDITOR Robert J. Ansley ASSISTANT EDITORS Dorothy Koenig Robert S. Maisch LITERARY -EDITOR Margaret Akai BUSINESS MANAGER James O. Sch neider CAPTION EDITOR Leatrice Jordan CIRCULATION MANAGER Cliff J. Janssen ADVERTISING MANAGER Steve A. Madi ASST. 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