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id I -□1 THE ELMS Nineteen Hundred Fifty Elmhurst College Elmhurstj Illinois Vol. XXXII The 1950 Elms was published by the editor, John Trnka; the associate editor, Carol Ramsey; and assist- ant editors, Joan Johanning and Don Gabler. The business manager and advei ' tising manager were Robert Koelling and Delvin Engelsdorfer respectively. The Elms Modern Memories Nineteen Hundred Fifty Published By THE STUDENT UNION ELMHURST COLLEGE Elmhurst, Illinois I GUESS WE REALLY DID WORK HARD — Now IT doesn ' t seem so bad; It ' s so much easier to think Of all the fx ' n we had! m. sorenson. A building with personality . . . Old Main . . . bearing the marks of thousands of feet . . . some slow, others rushing and eager . . . the home of countless hopes and fears . . . dreams realized or half forgotten . . . reflecting a multitude of triumphs . . . and tenderly concealing an occasional defeat . . . echoing the voices of the i ast and present, of men and women of yesterday and today . . . expectantly awaiting the contributions of those who will follow . . . Old Main ... a building with personality . . . the heart and mind of Elmhurst College. A reservoir of knowledge, for the taking . . . tlie Library ... a place for quiet study ... a haven for undisturbed reverie . . . containing, within itself, a solution for nearly every human problem ... a topic for any term paper . . . and ... a room for corporate study, or a stolen rendezvous and a whispered con- fidence . . . With a dignity unruffled by countless pranks and carefree laughter, it unceasingly performs its duty ... to serve, alike, the unassuming searcher and the " Doubting Thomas " . . . the brilliant -j- , | and the dull . . . the senior and the freshman . . . J jlJ3r3,r 9 South Hall The -winter home of one hundred and twenty coeds . . . South Hall . . . (•o Tred with ivy, carefully tended, but never quite strong enough to serve as a rope ladder . . . blazing with lights until the wee hours of the morning . . . its front steps decorated with the eternal couple . . . its back lawn resplendent with Spring sun- worshippers ... its halls reverberating with gleeful laughter punctu- ated with an occasional plea for quiet . . . the scene of extreme activity and peaceful relaxation . . . where lifelong freindships are — formed . . . South Hall . . . still young, but filled with memories. 10 Violins, " bull-sessions " , pianos, clacking typewriters, a singing IriOIl chorus or two , telephones ringing endlessly, showers splashing noisily . . . turmoil. . .and all in Irion Hall. . . l—f CI 1 1 Creating its share of confusion and harmony, the School of Music occupies the east end of the building . . . below are the offices of the Elms and Elm Bark, contributors of the clacking typewriters . . . and to the north, the chapel in which the Men ' s Glee Club and the Polyhymnia vocalize . . . the remaining sections of Irion Hall . . . the sole property of the campus men . . . Variety? Irion Hall has that! 11 Dr. Dinkmeyer, energetic aiul tireless, seldom has this relaxation. Dr. Henry W. Dinkmeyer Dear Friends: As you page through this book you will get a fair picttu ' e of Elmluu ' st College in two dimensions. We invite you to visit with us in order to get a three dimensional pictvu ' e. We belie " e that it will jilease you. We are trying constantly to impi-ove it. But there is more to this college than is evident to the eye. There is a fourth dimensional quality which is the most exciting and gratifying of all. If you are not acquainted with it, I ask you to take my word for it. Here is singleness of pui ' pose, honesty in scholarship, sturdiness of character, depth of consecration, and loftiness of ideals. When you meet some of the people pictured here, I am sure you will make this fascinating discovery. Sincerely yours. 12 BOARD UF ]J»lUECTOHS: SEATED: Mrs. Clara Ehlers Mr. Anton C. Negri, Treasurer; Dr. Erwin Koch, Chair- man; Mr. George P. Wirth, Vice-Chairman; Dr. Edwin J. A. Koch, Secretary; Mrs. Helen Schultz. STANDING: Mr. F. W. Rasche, Rev. Mr. William F. Naefe, Rev. Mr. E. Plassmann, Mr. Robert Buehler, Dr. Loui M. Hammerschmidt, Mr. Erwin J. Goebel, Rev. Mr. Samuel J. Schmiechen, Mr. Paul C. Fleer, Rev. Mr. Edward R. Brueseke, President Henry Dinkmeyer, Rev. Mr. Michael Baas, Mr. George C. Buik. Absent: Dr. ArminHaeussler, Mrs. Frederick A. Goetsch, Mr. Anton E. Hotle, Mr. Herbert Schmidt, Rev. Mr. G. Sonneborn. Board of Directors A S the new dormitory is transferred from a dream into a reality it must be remembered that the Board of Directors was the guiding force behind the venture. Although the new dormitory has been one of the main projects of the board during 19-49-50, it has many other widely diversified functions. It is through the college board of directors that the Evangelical and Reformed Church exercises supervision and control over Elmhurst College. The Board of Directors determines the policies of the college, and is responsible for much of the planning and management of college affairs. The boai ' d is likewise responsible for filling vacancies either on the faculty or administra- tive staffs; for securing new personnel and class- room equipment; and for acquiring housingfac- ilities not only for students, but for faculty mem- bers as well. As Elmhurst grows, so increases the duties of the Board of Directors. Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the General Synod, although some are chosen by the board itself. The board con- sists of membei ' s of the Evangelical and Re- formed Church who have special interests and abilities in the field of education. The entire board meets several times each year although much of its business is transacted through an executive committee which holds frequent meetings at the college. The officers of the organization are Rev. Erwin R. Koch, D.D., chairman; Mr. George P. Wirth, junior vice-chairman; Rev. Edwin J. A. Koch, Ph.D., secretary; and Mr. Anton C. Negri, treasurer. Besides this committee, the Board of Directors is divided into several other committees such as the Executive, Faculty, Finance, Buildings and Grounds, Curriculum, and the Planning Committee. 13 Dean of students is the official title of Miss Genevieve Staudt; her position re- quires her to advise andhelpthestudents in their various scholastic and social problems. No matter how great or small the problem may be, Dean Staudt always has time to help everyone. Dean Staudt also prepares students in the field of teaching. Her work in the field of education is noteworthy and her aid to the fledgling and future teachers is in ' aluable in their introduction to their life ' s work. Genevieve Staudt Our Deans Alfred Friedli Behind the door marked Dean of the College, we find Alfred Friedli, who spends most of his time facilitating the curriculum ]irocedures. To set up a col- lege program and to see that things are running smoothly takes many hours, but with the store of experience and ability which Dean Friedli possesses, he has done an excellent job at Elmhurst these past few years. With all these responsibilities, he still has time to teach classes in psychology, sociology, and education. Dean Friedli will always be more than willing to help each student with any problem. His aim is to maintain an intimate relationship with the Student Body. 14 FACULTY C. C. Arends M.A., Northwestern University Professor of Speech Latham Baskerville B.F.A., Chicago Art Institute Instructor of Art John K. Baumgart M.A., University of Michigan Associate Professor of Mathematics Flora M. Bieber M.A., Northwestern University Instructor in Commercial Department Ellen D. Bieler M.A., University of Chicago Instructor of Psychology Harry W. Campbell M.A., Northwestern University Instructor of Speech Karl Henning Carlson M.A., New York Unive rsity Professor of English Jean Chittenden M.A., University of Illinois Instructor of Spanish Hazel Chrisman M.A., University of Kentucky Associate Professor of English Richard G. Chrisman M.A., University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Economics r 1 . r . ' »• — 1 FACULTY Wayne D. Clark M.A., University of California Associate Professor of Spanish and French Paul N. Crusius Ph.D., Harvard University Professor of History Hakvev DeBruine Pli.U., University of Michigan Professor of Biologv Philip Durham Ph.D., Northwestern University Professor of EngHsh Frieda JMarie Gilvarg M.S., University of Cliicago Instructor of Biology Ihma Halfter M.A., Washington University Academic Covuiselor William Halfter Ph.D., Yale University Pi ' ofessor of Philosophy Susan Hauber B.S., University of Minnesota Instructor of English and Spanish Homer Helmick Ph.D., University of Chicago Professor of Chemistry O. F. Hoffman Ph.D., University of North Carolina Professor of Sociology 16 FACULTY Joseph Islinger B.S., Purdue University Instructor of Physics Maude Evelyn Johnson M.S., University of Wisconsin Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Women William Kastrinos, Jr. M.S., University of Illinois Instructor of Biology and Football Coach Donald Keller M.A., Clark University Assistant Professor of Geology and Geog- raphy Oliver M. Langhorst M.S., University of Illinois Professor of Education " " --. Ann Motta M.A., Northwestern University Instructor of Speech Theophil W. Mueller M.A., Western Reserve College D.D., Catawba College Professor of Sociology Donald E. Roark B.S.C., DePaul University Instructor of Economics Donald Rosback M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology Instructor of Chemistry Rudolph Schade B.D., S.T.M., Union Theological Seminary M.A., Columbia University Associate Professor of Greek and Christian Education FACULTY Royal J. Schmidt M.A., University of Chicago Assistant Professor of History and Political Science Meredith J. Sprunger Ph.D., Purdue University Professor of Psychology and Religion Nellie R. Stickle B.S., University of Illinois B.E., Western Illinois State Teachers College Librarian Tekla Story M.A., Northwestern University Assistant Professor of English Rosa Elena D. Tamez University of Houston Instructor of Si)anish Robert R. Thompson B.S., Spi ' ingfield College AI.Ed., University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor of Physical Education : Basketball and Track Coach Walter Wadepuhl jXI.A., Columbia University Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Professor of German Eugene Wehrli B.D., Eden Seminary Assistant Professor of Religion Anna Libusa Ziak B.A., M.A., University of Chicago Instiuctoi- of German School of Music Harry John Brown B.M., University of Rochester Director of the Elmhurst College School of Music Myron Carlisle M.M., American Conservatory of Music Director of Men ' s Glee Club, Instructor of Voice Marie Stance Hernandez B.M., American ConserA ' atory of Music Instructor of Piano John Leo Lewis Instructor of Organ Camera Shy Facuhy Lois Dailey Library Cataloger Phyllis Finnemore Instructor in Piano Carl E. Kommes Elsa Chandler Fischer Ph.M., University of Wisconsin Instructor in Piano Associate Professor of Chemistry Desmond D. Parragh M.A., Columbia University Instructor of Hungarian Bonnie Fletcher B.A.,B. M., Roosevelt College Instructor in Woodwinds Armand Buisseret Helen Kettner Instructor in Violin B.A., Rockford College Instructor of Piano Robert Grubbe Instructor in Brass Viola L. Repp Director of Polyhymnia Instructor in Voice Business manager Ted Krohne solves many a problem daily. Xn considering those whose efforts go to make Elmhurst a smooth-running organization, we must not forget the " behind the scenes " workers. Let ' s take a walk around campus aad meet some of the people who perform the many necessary tasks of the comiilicated l)usiness organization of the college. Let ' s start in Kranz Hall where Mr. Krohne, the business manager, has his office. Our knock on the door marked " Business Manager " is answered by a cheery " come in " and as we enter we are greeted by Miss Jayne Beckman ' s welcoming smile. For the past se eral years Miss Beckman has ably assisted Mr. Ivrohne in his dual position of Business Manager and Public Relations Director. In her hands rest the responsibility of performing the many clerical duties associated with the office. Miss Beckman tells us that Mr. Krolme can see us now, so we enter the bright office which so acciu ' ately represents the personality of the man who works there. Mr. Krohne ' s familiar grin and his able assistance in helping to solve 20 Indispensable student financial problems have made him known and respected by all of us. His duties are many and varied. In his capacity as Business Manager, Mr. Krohne supervises the purchase and use of all equipment, the securing of food for the Commons, and other diversified tasks such as arranging for delayed payment of student-accounts and supervision of the maintenance crew. Next on our list of people to see is Miss Diane Low, the secretary of the School of Music. Miss Low ' s office in Irion Hall is one of the first places on campus which our po- tential musicians must visit. It is Diane ' s job to keep the numerous records of the School of Music, schedule lessons and perform the secretarial duties of the office. A short walk ' cross campus brings us to Old Main which houses the Business Office and Gen- eral Office. Weall visit theBusiness Office on the second floor at least twice a year, for it is to this office that we pay our accounts. Mr. Howard Brown, the auditor, has as his job the balancing of the college books while Mrs. Fiebrandt and Mrs. Koss make the financial arrangements with the students and distribute student i)ay. Best known of all the offices on campus is the General Office on the first floor of Old Main. The able ladies of the st aff help us solve a diversity of problems whether it be making appointments to see the Deans or finding a lost book. Here are kept student files and all reports are compiled here. Mrs. Alma Schaeffer is secretary to President Dinkmeyer, Mrs. Mary Bue and Mrs. Dresser are the secretaries to the Deans. Mrs. Bette Roark is in charge of the switchboard and Joyce Moore is their student assistant. READ CLOCKWISE BEGINNING TOP LEFT: Mr. Brown, accountant, with the other members of the business office start, Mrs. Koss and Mrs. Fiebrandt . . . Miss Diane Low, popular secretary for the school of music Miss Ziak, counsellor for the girls livmg in Commons . . . General office staff: Mrs. Carl Bue, Mrs. Donald Roark at tele- phone Mrs. Dresser, Mrs. Alma Schaeffer . . . Warren McGovney, stays at Elmhurst after graduation to take over the job of admissions counsellor . . . Miss Jayne Beckman, Mr. Krohne ' s efficient secretary. 21 CLOCKWISE BEGIXXLXC; TOP LEFT: Aileeii Sterchi and Mililre l .lenseii, the student nurses . . . Engineers: Paul Hein, Bill Peter.son, and Roy Wiemerslage . . . Mrs. Ladiges, Mrs. Wagner, Miss Marwood, Mrs. Albright, Dietician; and Mrs. Caldwell make up the kitchen crew . . . Aileen Etherton, the active manager of the S. U. Store . . . Maintenance Crew: Eniil VonderOhe, Betty Mooney, Byrl Mooney. 22 Indispensable jN IoM " Herrmann, house mother and counselor of South Hall, certainly has much to put up with! From hearing the girls gripe about extra late nights to listening to the woes of girlhood, " Mom " lends a sympathetic ear. Being the mother of three boys and one girl, " Mom " is well aware of the problems which arise in youth, and she attempts to help solve them. Her grandson, Bobbie, a frequent visitor to South Hall, should be well versed on the subject of girls when he reaches the ripe old age of thirteen! Got a cold, headache, flu, upset stomach, chicken pox, mumps, measles? The registered student niu ' ses will surely find something in their cupboard which will cure the ailment. If not, they will put you in the infirmary where the proper medical treatment will be given until you are completely well and happy once again. Many thanks go to Aileen Etherton, who with her untiring efforts has made the Student Union store a more efficient organization. With an able crew of student workers, the S.U. has been able to serve a variety of sandwiches, hamburgers, coffee, hot chocolate, malts, milk shakes, and sundaes not only during the day but also during the evening hours. To make the S.U. a more enjoyable place for us, the workers go all out once a month for " S.U. Fun Night " when prices are slashed, chairs and tables are pushed aside for dancing to the tune of records, and free hamburgers are given away! Hats off to Aileen and her crew for making S.U. such an enjoyable spot for relaxing along with a little snack ! " Mom " Herrmann, guardian, friend to the South Hall girls. Trying to keep the campus looking its Sunday best is the big job of Emil VonderOhe, head of the maintenance crew. Not only is it important to keep the inside of the buildings clean and neat, but the campus grounds must also be kept attractive looking. Helping Emil is Byrl Mooney who has the huge task of trying to keep Irion Hall clean. His wife, Betty, has a similar job in South Hall. Not only does Pete Meyer take care of the gym, but he assumes the responsibility of seeing that each clean-up committee does a good job on Sunday morn- ings. The technical problems are handled by Paul Hein and Roy Wiemerslage, engineers. In the basement of Commons is found the workshop of Walter Pfaff, the college car- penter. Inga Albright, chief cook and dietician of the Commons has one of the biggest jobs on campus — that of satisfying the appetites of approximately two hundred and fifty hungry students three times each day. Throughout the school year, from early morning until late evening you can see Martha Ladiges, Amelia Wagner, Nellie Caldwell, and Grace Marwood busy at work preparing daily meals. 23 C ' arcil liamsey and Johnny Ti ' uka seem to enjoy all the work involved in being Associate liditor and Editor of the Elms. Campus A NOTHER year completed and a host of memories never to be forgotten. Do yon remember Snowflake Silliouette, the games, the Elm trees clad in their crimson and gold, the Circus and the Gold Rush. To record all of those wonderful moments and many more required the clicks of a camera, the pounding of a typewriter, proof-reading, rubber cement and a stack of stories. The members of the Elms Staff tried to in- clude all of those unforgettable moments into one album of memories for you in the countless hoiu ' s they not only worked but also worried. The Elms is your key to this past year ' s memories and as each page is turned, pictures and stories will help recall friendships, games, dances, and the hours you worked to make them successful. ELMS STAFF, SEATED: R. Binder, D. Gabler, Assistant Editoi : A. Trnka, H. Koelling, Business Mgr.; E. Austermann, C. Ramsey, Associate Editor: J. Trnka, Editor; J. Herzfeld, J. Johanning, Assistant Editor; E. Urban, D. Heifer, I. Kalman. STANDING:,.!. Howe, M. Fiucke, A. Mueller, L. Landburg, M. Frietag, H. Renis, D. Bloesch, A. Greer, W. Hoag, W. Bizer, E. Mueller, E. Grunewald, M.Meenen, R. Koch, N. Kienle, R. Boyer. 24 Publications .RE you going to get your story in on time? is the standard query on blue Monday, deadline date for Elm Bark writers. The Elm Bark office is a popular hangout for many of the campus writers and if you are searching for any of them — stop there because every one eventually turns up at the Bark office. To add to the paper ' s appeal more cuts are being used and a larger edition being published. Theatre news, profiles of the profs, sports events are only a few topics covered in the new columns added as regular features to this year ' s Elm Bark, which is striving to be bigger and better. 1949 saw Robert Witzeman as editor of the Elm Bark; Bill Klusack assumed the reins in 1950. In February of the current year Joyce Moore replaced Margit Anderson as Business Manager. Bill Khisack gets tips from i-etiriuK cditoi-, Holi Witze- man. Margit Anderson, retiring business manager looks on. Elm Bark ELM BARK STAFF: FIRST ROW: J. Masters, D. Ahrendt, D. Robinson, N. Dougherty, W. Klusack, R. Witzeman, Editor; M. Anderson, Business Mgr.; R. Dickson, R. Martin, E. Mueller, R. Da vies, V. Sullivan. SECOND ROW: G. Rosen, M. Engel, C. Rasche, D. Johnson, M. Prell, C. Ramsey, B. Becker, S. Thompson, R. Hachmeister, P. Meyer, C. Doering, C. Madsen, J. Panes, S. Dammann, E. Austerman, J. Lord, P. Faber. THIRD ROW: H. Debo, R. Kroehler, A. Gree r, R. Mensendiek, D. Bloesch, H. Glassford, D. Feld, V. Frohne, R. Sorensen. 25 W.R.S.E. EXECUTIVE STAEF: SEATED: Erv Koch, Priscilla Arvav, Mr. Campbell, Al Voile, Director: Bill Newman, Dick Lambrecht. STAXDING: Willard Gould, Harold Renis,Phil Griienke, Art. Graham, Taylor Buttles, Louis Taylor. W.R.S.E. W.R.S.E. STAFF, ROW 1: J. Panes, .J. Lord, G. Nowack, M. Olsson, V. Frohne, B. Bergmann, G. Szabo, M. Mc- Michael, R. Grunlund, P. Davies, C. Doering. ROW 2: J. DeRose, H. Yiingschlager, D. Burchardt, G. Bloom, C. Madsen, .1. Schneider, H. Herrscher, R. Irish, S. Thompson, H. Davis, E. Borneman, R. Williams, V. Reinhold, C. Ramsey, R. Boyer. ROW 3: R. Kriz, W. Farewell, R. Kroehler, W. Stickney, R. Bauer, .1. Brown, A. Greer, R. Martin, R. Eisenmann, W. Hoag, E. Mueller, T. Carus, R. Dickson, ,J. Cody. 26 . y icin rJlci del lie en Our 1950 Elms Queen, Miss J ane Teschner, was selected by Mr. Alan Ladd, the Paramount film star. Mr. Ladd made his choice from the photographs of six finalists who had been elected as a result of two all-campus votes. All Elmhurst coeds were candidates in the first election. From these, the top twelve contenders were entered in the final campus vote. As a result of this election, the six final contestants were chosen. The six were Miss Teschner, Miss Suzanne Esthus, Miss Charlotte Krivulka, Miss Tuck Ewald, Miss Joan Johanning, and Miss Arlene Trnka. Photographs of these girls, along with some vital statistics, were sent to Mr. Ladd, who had very kindly consented to choose our queen. To be Elms queen is a singular honor, but to be selected for that title by a celebrated actor who is a well-qualified judge of beauty is a great tribute. We congratulate our queen. Our congratulations also to the five members of her court, all of whom give an added touch of beauty to our college life. 27 Elms Court MISS ARLENE TRXKA MISS SUE ESTHUS MISS JOAN JOHANNING MISS CHARLOTTE KRIVULKA 1VJ.ISS Jano Tescliei- is tiie 1950 Elms queen. A native of Elmhurst, Jane is completing her sopho- more year in college. As a freshman, she was given the title of 1949 E.I.I, queen. Jane ' s future holds a career as an elementary school teacher and, of course, a longer career as a housewife. One of the fi e memljers of the Elms court, Miss Suzanne Esthus is a senior majoring in chemistry. Sue was selected as Elms queen in 1948. Her home is in Chicago. Another court lady is Miss Tuck Ewald who is in her third year at Elmhurst where her main academic interest is sociology. She hails from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Miss Charlotte Kri ulka, a member of the Class of ' 50, is a native of Pennsylvania, but now claims Califcjrnia as her home. She is an aspiring speech correctionist. Miss Joan Johanning, a sophomore, comes to Elmhurst from St. Louis, Missouri. Her major is sociology. Another sophomore, Miss Arlene Trnka, is a future teacher. Her home is in Chicago. 28 Mtss Jane Teschner SCIENCE CLUB OFFICERS: SEATED: Gab- I ' iellc Koehler, Secretary. STANDING: Joel Mossberg, President; B. Meiscndiek, Vice-President; Howard Baech- told, Treasurer. Science Club D RAA ING fiuni the rich baekgrovmd of the Elmhiirst College science department, the Science Club ' s schedule included many v aried and interesting activities. At the beginning of the first semester, movies entitled Microscopy and Sounds of the Deep were ])resented through the courtesy of the Moody Bible Institute, and a representa- tive of the General Biological Company lectured on the correlation of science and religion. Further progi ' ams devoted to speeches, debates, antl discussion grouj s, along with several field trips, filled out the club ' s calendar. Climaxing an eventful year, the Science Club, together with the Science department, held its annual Open House on Honors Day, at which time laboratory exhibits dealing with physics, chemistry and biology were on display for the benefit of the general ptiblic. The piu ' pose of the Science Club is to create interest in the study of natural sciences. Membership is open to all students interested in scientific topics. F.T.A. OFFICERS: SEATED: Russel Jolly, President: Dean Staudt, Advisor; Pam Miller, Historian Librarian. STANDING: Helene Meyer, Vice-President; Mildred Joens, Secretary-Treasurer. F.T.A. T HE Futtue Teachers of America organiza- tion of Elmluu ' st College is now in its third year. One of its chief aims is to give college students who are interested in the teaching profession an opportunity to become better acquainted with the various facets of the teaching field. Guest si)eakers and a study made of The N.E.A. Journal and the Illinois State Teachers Journal helj) to accomplish that goal. Among their activities of this year were a mai-shmellow roast, a film presentation, You and The N.E.A., and also at one of their montiily meetings, Mr. Clark, representing the YiWsi Park School system, spoke to the mem- bers. Russ Jolly presides at the regular monthly meetings of F.T.A. which is the only organiza- tion on campus which gives students a chance to participate in both state and national education associations which tliey will later be associated with in their jirofessional careers. 30 Philosophy Club X J. HROUGH its monthly meetings, the Philosophy Club endeavored to explore the relationship of philosophy to science and other fields of knowledge. Under the leadership of Dr. Halfter, the club presented programs con- sisting of speakers followed by enlightening group discussions. Dr. Sprunger discussed the correlation of philosophy and psychology, and Dr. Koch, pastor of the Elmhurst Evangelical and Re- formed Church, lectured on the interde- pendence of religion and philosophy. Other major topics of the year included the relation- ships of philosophy and art, and philosophy and music. Because of their great interest in the human- ities, the members investigated the possi- bilities of establishing a separate Humanities Club. The Owl of Minerva, annual publication of the Philosophy Club, presented articles dealing with philosophical topics contributed by stu- dents, and faculty members. Firesides 3 IRESIDES are fast becoming an institution at the college, having been introduced in 1944. The purpose of Firesides is to discuss problems facing both students and faculty and difficul- ties of the college as a whole. Fii ' esides are held twice each semester at the homes of the faculty members. Usually there are about four discussion groups, thereby giving four separate approaches and solutions to the problems at hand. Each group is assigned a discussion leader, a host, and a hostess. The discussion leader starts on the topic for the evening and sees to it that the conversation does not run away too far hile the host and hostess are responsible for the " snack " . The firesides build leadership and social grace among students, help the faculty to realize problems of the student, and give both an opportunity to " raise their gripes " and have them aired. PHILOSOPHY CLUB OFFI CERS: SEATED: Professor Halfter, Advisor; Robert Kasper, President; Leta Friend, Secretary-Treasurer. STANDING: Phil Desenis, Librarian; Clarence Kohring, Program Chairman, Gordon East- man, Vice-President. FIRESIDES: Roliert Koelling, Mildred Olsson, Professor Royal Sclimidt, Advisor. NOT PICTURED: Miss Hazel Chrisman, Advisor. 31 S. C A. T- HE Student Christian Association is the medium through which the total student rehgious program is conveyed to the college family. The association as a whole sponsors every month a special open meeting which is devotional and informative in nature. In addi- tion, it presents a semi-annual retreat which emphasizes personal spiritual experience and commitment. This year one of the retreats was held at the DesPlaines Methodist Camp Grounds and it had for its theme; " Christ and My Vocation " . The five provisional committees and two standing committees which comjirise the organization include the program chairman, the publicity chairman, tiie Social Justice committee, the Radio committee, and the Religious Life committee in the former cate- gory; with the Christians-in-Discussion and the Pre-Theological-Christian Education group in the latter category. The program chairman plans monthly programs and retreats, and the publicity chairman informs the students of SCA activities through the Elm Bark, posters and pamphlets, the Social Justice committee St. Peter ' s Church, (Hii- college hou.se of worship. Religious S.C.A. CABIXPJT: SEATED: Dorothy Johnson, James Britt, Treasurer: Phil Desenis, Vice-President: Professor Wehrli, Advisor; Robert Haertig, President: Leta Friend, Secretary: Robert Fricke, Elizabeth Konrad. STANDING: Laila Warson, Edgar Krueger, Mildred Joens, Ralph Baur, Don Bloesch, Harvey Whetstone, John Riggs, John Fink, Robert McNamaia, I). i,,tli Ccil.ci 32 Dr. Theodore Vogeler, a guest speaker, addresses the student body in morning chapel assembly. Life recommends and inaugurates patterns of thought and action on major social and campus issues, the Radio committee reaches the students through the campus radio, and the Religious Life committee is in charge of chapel publicity, Sunday morning matins, Lenten vespers, and other devotional programs. The Christians-in-Discussion sponsor meet- ings of an informal nature for the purpose of discussing various religious topics such as " What Can Christ Mean to Me? " , " The Nature of Salvation " , " The Church and Pacifism " , and " Is Our Campus Really Christian? " The Pre-Theological-Christian Ed. com- mittee examines problems relating to the ministry and Christian service through monthly general meetings. It is currently attempting to make students aware of forces in our modern society which would undermine the Christian church as a social institution. It also seeks to foster an awareness among its members of the political, economical, moral, and social issues of the day, and of the significance of those issues to them as Christians. PRE-THE STEERING COMMITTEE: Edgar Krue- ger, Robert Fricke, Chairman; Professor Wehrli, Ad- visor; Merri Lyn Hartman, Erv Koch. DISCUSSION GROUP: Mildred Joens, Edgar Krueger, Professor Wehrli, Advisor. 33 .ltf f f f « t f ft « i • • CHAPEL CHOIR: TOP ROW: C. Domermuth, W. Krebs, L. Kraemer, K. Klosterman, M. Moritz, J. Sch- neider, F. Overman, R. Bauer, K. Mitchell, D. Nagel, |J. Beecken, A. Simpson, J. Schaefer. MIDDLE ROW: G. Ruhl, M. Ostenkamp, A. Whitcomb, W. Cotsakis, H. Warehime, K. Kay, G. Bloom, E. Rheinhardt, G. Kvmzer, J. Chapman, J. Euchler. BOTTOM ROW: D. Weller, J. Koenig, P. Hering, I. Ruhl, F. Kraus, G. Buelirer, Harry John Brown, Director; R. Weidler, X. Kienle, C. Doering, M. Sej ' bold, C. Wegener, V. Elmer. Chapel Choir Men ' s Glee Club C)nE of the iniixirtaiit singing organizations of the college is the Chapel Choir, composed of mixed voices and under the direction of Pro- fessor Brown. Among the activities of the Choir is participation in Chapel services, in which some of the finest sacred music is pre- sented. This, ho e ' er, constitutes only a part of their work, for they have various concerts in neighboring churches and a tour taken in the spring of the year. The musical numbers of the society are of a v-aried nature, although religious anthems predominate. The music presented by the Clioir requires a great deal of hard work, but somehow when one enjoys doing something, as all the members of the Choir enjoy singing, it no longer takes on the aspect of work, but rather, pleasure, especi- ally since they all work for a goal nothing short of perfection. The Elmhurst College Glee Club is the oldest organization on campus, I eing founded in 1894. New members are added everj year through selection by the director and officers and the approval of the group. This year " the Club " has a new director in the person of Myron Carlisle, " Myke " to the lK)ys. He is known throughout music circles in Chicago and St. Louis. Every year the Glee Club goes on sevei ' al tours with the expenses being covered by the group ' s treasury. In November, the " Club " toured Iowa, eastern Nebraska, Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri, with the tour culminat- ing in Pana, Illinois. Another tour was made over the Easter vacation. The Glee Club does not only give the men fellowship and improve then- musical ability but also gives them an opportunity to see more of the country and gi ' es them the basis of good showmanshij). 34 MEN ' S GLEE CLUB QUARTET: Richard Pearce, First Tenor; Delvin Engelsdorfer, Second Tenor; Gene Kuehl, Baritone; Kenneth Mesle, Bass and club president. Men ' s Glee Club MEN ' S GLEE CLUB: SEATED: G. Williams, A. Greer, E. Krueger, P. Stendel, M. Low, D. Bloesch. MIDDLE ROW: D. Engelsdorfer, H. Armstrong, A. Wagner, P. Gruenke, K. Mesle, G. Kuehl, R. Meyer. TOP ROW: R. Pearce, R. Witzeman, H. Zimmerman, W. Knack, D. Hromada, J. Konrad, W. Nagy. 35 POLYHVMXIA: FROXTROW: I. Yettaw, H. Holzkamper, M. Seybold, F. Kraus, M. Hoelscher, M. Prell, C. Wegener, C.Sturm. BACK ROW: M. Nisi, E. Wobus, A. Whitcomb, M. Hartmann, R. Hachmeister, G. Buehrer, R. Weidler, N. Kienle. School of Music -LL,LMHURST College is indeed fortunate in having such a fine School of Music that con- tributes so much to the life of the campus. It offers wonderful opportunities for students to participate in musical oi ' ganizations. Under the guidance of the director, Pi ' ofessor Harry John Brown, and with the aid of the fine music instructors, a well-rovmded, beneficial and enjoyable musical program has been ])ro- vided. The singing organizations of the Music Department consist of the Cliaj el Choir, the Polyhymnia and the Men ' s Glee Club. These societies add great inspiration to the Chapel services in which they all participate. Along with this service, they give various concerts in the school Chapel and also in neighboring and distant commvmities. The Polyhymnia, pictured above, is com- posed of women ' s voices and is under the direc- tion of Mrs. Viola Repp. Their work consists of participation in school ])rograms, luunerous outside concerts, a tour taken in the spring of the year, and closes with a l anquet wliich brings the year ' s work to a successful culmina- tion. The Elmhurst College School of Music also has two fine instrumental musical groups. 36 They are the Elmhurst Community Orchestra, comj osed of members of the community and the school, and the Elmhurst College Band, both directed by Professor Bi ' own. The two major appearances of these grouj s, along with the singing organizations are the Christmas program and the Spring Concert. The School of Music in Elmhurst College ser es not only the students and faculty mem- bers but affects the li -es of many people by the various concerts and tours. It brings great enjoyment and pleasiue through the wide selection of numbers, both religious and secular, and through the interjjretations given these numbers. The Music Department, however, l)rings not only enjoyment and i;)leasure but a deejier insight into the real foundation of the college and the attitudes of the students. It was founded with the hope that with the many opportunities offered, the students would have a higher level of aspiration, consisting not only of worldly desires but those intangible aims in which music has so much to offer. Being in one of these musical organizations means not only a great deal of enjoyment, but also many hours of hard work. Howe -er, those hours of work seem very small compared to the pleasure one receives and the pleasure given to others. ORCHESTRA: FIRST ROW: D. Rands, W. Cotsakis, Mrs. J. Gill, E. Koniad. SECOND ROW: M. Victor, A. Biermoth, L. Cray, L. Hoag, Mr. Signore, G. Ruhl, C. Tilly, H. Koehler. THIRD ROW: Mr. Rabe, E. Wobus, C. Cramer, C. Stuki, F. Haefner, L. Kraemer, F. Vogel, H. J. Brown. FOURTH ROW: A. Hsu, J. Schneider, J. Gill, R. Bloesch, G. Eastman. T, Orchestra Band HE orchestra, also under Professor.Brown, is the other of the two instrumental groups. It is composed not only of students, but also of residents of the community. We think of the orchestra especially in connection with such impressive programs as the annual Christmas Candlelighting Service. BAND: FIRST ROW: R. Pear.son, V. Elmer, E. Wobus J. Konrad, R. Radloff, L. Kraemer. THIRD ROW: R. P. Sherwood, H. Thomas, Director H. J. Brown. T. HERE are two instrumental musical organizations on the campus. The first of these, the band, has been revived after a dormant period during the wa)-, and now, under the able baton of Professor Brown contributes to campus functions on numerous occasions throughout the school year. L. Thon, F. Vogel. SECOND ROW: R. Binder, L. Bander, Dohm, E. Johnson, J. Bunge. BACK ROW: J. Schneider, 37 8i)ecclL ( liriic helps correct speech de- fects and gives future teachers experience. WOMEN ' S UNION OFFICERS: Helen Herrsclier, Secretary; Mary Ellen Barton, Vice-President: Pauline Miller, President; Margit Ander- son, Treasurer. Speech Clinic OR the i ast three years, Elmhurst College has had a Speech Clinic. The purpose of this clinic has been to provide special service for students and members of the community who have some kind of speech difficulty. It offers diagnosis and correction whenever possible for hearing and speech disorders. The clinic operates in connection with the training program offered at the college in speech correction and provides an opportunity for majors in the field to have suj ervised clinical practice. The speech problems handled in the clinic include a wide range. Simple sul)stitution of one sound for another, stuttering, voice prob- lems, and organic disorders of various types leading to speech difficulties are given therapy . Both children and adults are accepted and individual i)rograms are set up and carried out at the clinic foi- each person examined. An enrollment of thirty to forty persons is expected for the coming year. Women ' s Union HE fact that nearly every woman student at Elmhurst College has at some time taken an acti e part in its program, may account for the success of one of the largest and most active organizations on the campus, the Women ' s Union. Aside from its contribution of bringing together the town and dormitory students in a common enterprise, the oj ' ganization provides a program of activities often including not only the women, but the entii ' e student body — such annual events as the Cu-cus and the Co-ed Dance, which are well on their way to becoming traditions at Elmhurst. The popularity of the Circus and the fun of an e- ' ening under the " big top " can be affirmed l)y the one-hundred little orphans adopted for the evening; the popularity of this year ' s Co-ed Dance, the Sweetheart Cotillion, can also be attested to by more than a hundred men likewise " adopted " for an evening of fun. Vaiious teas and social functions, in addition to the women ' s intramural sports sponsored by the Women ' s Union, round out the calendar of events for the year. 38 Some of the most worthwhile memories which the student body has to look back upon are those given by the Elmhurst College Theatre. The past year has been another exciting one, seasoned with just the right proportions of serious drama and good humor. Remember the Homecoming Revue in October— " Pills of Paradise " ? The delightfully gay and funny revue with its unusual impres- sionistic scenery was a credit to its authors, Professor Arends, Mr. Frank Morgan, and alumnus Wally Sandner who wrote the musical score. With December came " The Young and Fair " by N. Richard Nash. Remember the surprise when the curtains parted to reveal three individual rooms on the stage? The novel representation of a girls ' dormitory was a fitting background for the strongly serious theme, the question of whether ends justify Mr. Arends intently watching one of the rehearsals. Theatre ELMHURST COLLEGE THEATER OFFICERS: .Joan Wolff, Secretary-Treasurer; Merilee Hoelscher, Vice- President; Robert Koelling, President; Harvey Whetstone, Assistant Business Manager; Gloria Stade, Publicity Chairman; Joan Faber, Social Chairman; Ronald Fritz, Business Manager. A J 39 means. The work crews deserved much praise for the fine set, and the all-girl cast won our honest admiration for an excellent performance. In March the highly dramatic production, " The Cockpit " , brought home to us many of the problems of displaced persons after the wsiv. Remember how the whole auditorium was used as part of the acting area, and how beautifully the proscenium was remodeled to resemble a German theatre? And we can ' t forget the wonderful way in which the cast put over the difficult accents. Elmhurst College had the right to be especially proud of the Theatre, whose production of " Cockpit " was the first in tlie United States. The spring brought Shakespeare ' s " Comedy of Errors " , with its gay carni al atmosphere — a perfect ending to a very entertaining season. Sprinkled among the many plays were the regular monthly meetings for guppies and members, with discussions on new projects and ideas, climaxed by the usual amount of refresh- ments and fun. New additions to the theatre this year con- tributed much to the success of the seasons ' productions. Remember, for instance, how things started humming when Mr. Harry Campbell took over as technical director to assist Mr. Arends in his tremendous work? Those who worked in the scene shop will remember too, how much easier and quicker the job of painting scenery progressed with the new paint spray. The excellent lighting effects produced by the new control board inspired the theatre members to begin l uilding a portable dimmer to be used on tour. This newequipment, along with the new border strip for use during chapel programs, are only a few of the things which have added to the happy memories of the past season. And so has passed another year of Elmhurst College Theatre history— a yesiv of creative- ness, experimentation, and innovation for members of the theatre; a year of unique and enjoyable entertainment for the entire Elm- hurst Community. ELMHI HST COLLEGE THEATER GROUP: ROW 1: R. Kmehler, H. Renis.E. Koch, R.Witzeman, D. Hromada R. Eisenmann, B. MacKenzie, R. Bloesch, W. Behr, J. Gehlert. ROW 2: J. Koch, M. Olsison, M. Nisi, G. Stade, H. Whetstone, P. Faber, R. Koelling, M. Hoelscher, R. Fritz, J. Wolff, M. Kane, M. Stucki, B. Janss. ROW 3: B. Weiller, J. Steffen, E. .A.ltergott, B. Becker, M. Mernitz, C. Sturm, D. Heifer, E. Au.stermann, .J. Johanning, P. Lavin, K. Philhoiir. ROW 4: G. Malasics, C. C. Arends, M. Engel, J. Panes, C. Doering, M. Dunchack, .J. Howe, L Ruhl, S. Rickson, G. Kunzer, A. Ti nka, M. Ostenkamp. ROW 5: H. Bover, C. Ramsev, M. Lee, V. Robb. ROW (1: G. .letfers, R. Koch, W. Stucki, M. Warming, S. Thomps,,n, T. Carus. GERMAN CLUB OFFICERS: Bail ara Wahl, Secre- tary-Treasurer; Miss Ziak, Advisor; Don Hanscom, Vice-President; Anthony Hsu, President. HUXGARL X CLUB OFFICERS: Gene Nagy, Vice- President; Rev. Parragh, Advisor; Al Kovacs, President. NOT PICTURED : Priscilla Arvay.Secretary-Treasurer. German T HiC Goethe Verein, the Elmhurst College German Club, is one of the most active foreign language organizations on the campus. This club meets monthly and is presented bi- lingually so that everyone may vmderstand and take part. The purj ose of the Goethe Verein is to draw together all students interested in the German language and to acquaint them with German literatiu ' e, music and art. A very interesting program has been carried out this year. The student body was invited to a German-English movie session which the German club sponsored. The organization also went to a German mo de theater in Chicago to enjoy an evening of tlie German cinema. The Goethe Verein is vmder the capable leadership of Anthony Hsu, president : D(m Hanscom, A-ice president ; Barbara ' ahl, secretary-treasurer; and Miss Anna Ziak, faculty advisor. Hungarian Elmhurst CoUege is quite proud of its Hungarian Club. It was organized primarily for students of Hungarian descent but this year membership has been opened to all stu- dents on campus. The regular meeting of the club is held on the second Monday of every month, ' al•ious projects are planned by these vi -acious young people. Among them is a Hungarian play with folk tunes which is presented to different church organizations located in Racine, Wisconsin; Cleveland, Ohio; Chicago and vicinity and many other states. Many of the members will Axell remember the trip to Chicago to attend the Hobby Horse Radio program and later the inter -iew with the noted Hungarian authoress, Kate Seredy, writer of children ' s stories containing Hun- garian folklore. This proved both interesting and educational to all who attended. 42 Shutterbugs Book Store Shutter Bugs, the campus camera club, has completed a very successful year. The recent purchase of lights and improvement of equipment have made the organization very profitable to the school by publicizing other organizations and social functions. There are two types of membership in the club, junior and senior. The former is open to anyone interested. The senior membership, however, requires one semester ' s work in the club and the ability to successfully operate photographic equipment. This year ' s officers of the club are president, Stan Gudmundson; vice-president, Ed Johnson; secretary-treasurer, Betty Hagberg; publicity director. Bill Klusak. The darkroom which was set up last year in the basement of South Hall has been a great asset in striving toward the goal of teaching the students of Elmhurst College the proper techniques of photography. T the start of each new semester, one of the longest of the traditional Elmhurst College lines, leads to the counter of the college book store. Behind and between the numerous stacks of books, one may see the students acting as sellers, assisting others in getting their new new books and school supplies. The store is run on a non-profit basis and completely for the convenience of the students. Clarence Kohring and Myron Low have had charge this past school year, first and second semesters, respectively. Although the store is commonly referred to as the " book store " , everything from paper clips to sweat socks are sold there. The G.I. Bill of Rights allows the veteran students to secure their books and other necessary school supplies free. This is a phase of book store business which developed after the finish of the war. CAMERA CLUB OFFICERS: Ed Johnson, Vice-President; Stan Gudmundson, Book Store functioning under Clar- Presidcnt; Rptty TlaKl ' eifi;, Scciptai v : William Klusack, Publicity Manager. ence Koliiing and Ron Dickson. 43 STl DENT UNION CABINET: LEFT TO RIGHT: George Crusius, John Trnka, John Fink, Kay Abele, Secretary; Richard Blankshain, Robert Deufel, President: Norman Jones, Gerry Kappe, Vice-President of Women: Dave Vogelmann, Vice-President of Men: Pliil Desenis, Frank liruno, Treasurer. Student ( )U ' D be surprised to learn how ery many individual nuts and sci ' ews, sparkplugs and wires, as well as transmission cliannels and multiple units it takes to operate a machine as important and complex as the Student Union. As a voting member, every student on tlie ] ]lmluust College Campus is a part of the machine. C ' ertain i)arts ai ' e necessary to guide and to insure iiiopci ' use of the machine — that ' s where the vai ' ious tlivisions of the Student Union government come into the pictiue. Executi ( ' duties are i)erformcd l)y the Cabi- net, composed of the officers — president, vice- president of women, -ice-president of men, seci ' etary and treasurer — who carry out the traditional functions, the chairmen of the standing Student Union committees — religious life, social life, athletics, library, and i)ublica- tions— and the business manager. When the newly-organized, thirty-six seat Senate began to function in the fall, Elmhurst student government entered a new phase, that of representation. For the election of Senators, the student body was di " ided into the sixteen groups of which it is composed — men and women, town and dorm, for all foiu ' classes. Members of these groups elected a representa- tive for each twenty persons in the di -ision. It is the duty of these representatives to be i-esponsive to the needs of their groups and to take suggestions from them to the Senate. In addition, otlier committees perform jobs vital to the school. Of these, theelectrical com- mittee is ] erluii)s most important. A special elections committee this year ac- complished a great ser ' ice for the school when they finished the difficult task of formulating a code of rules by which all campus elections are conducted. Working out the budget for the Student Union was only part of the huge job of the finance committee. Innumerable other groups and indi iduals gave valuable ser ' ice, making it possible for the Student Union to complete one of its most progressive years. 44 A. .CTING in an advisory capacity for the students, the facuUy, and the administration, is the Council on Social Life and Relationships, which provides an opportunity for the dis- cussion and fulfillment of the social needs of Elmhurst College. The group, which is composed of four repre- sentatives from each class and four from the faculty, meets once every two weeks to discuss any and all social problems in evidence on the campus. The results of the debating are then relayed as suggestions and recommendations to the group or groups in question. Among the more specific duties of the Council are the planning, preparation, and actual direction of Freshman Week; the scheduling and guidance of all social activities ; and the revision and publication oftheE-Book. A powerful sense of responsibility and de- votion to Elmhurst College for its constant improvement is found prevalent in this im- portant organization. u The Student Union Electrical Committee under Harold Renis, assisted by Dick Blankshain and Don Gabler, seems almost indispensable on campus. They are doing a fine job. nion SOCIAL LIFE COMMITTEE: FRONT ROW: George Wright, Mrs. Story, Norman Jones, President; Priscilla Arvay, Mr. Campbell, Joan Wolff. BACK ROW: Marian Gabler, Mary Ellen Flucke, Erv Koch, Ken Mesle, Don Hanscom, Sue Esthus. 45 Something gay to be remembered With rose petals pressed in a book — A FORMAL dance, A MIDNIGHT KISS, And that last sweet parting look. M. Sorensen Gold Rush TP HIS fall cleaning, especially the attic, will be my downfall yet. I ' ll throw out this pile of old papers, but what ' s this bulky scrapbook? Why, my " junkbook, " as Jim calls it, with all those mementos of my first year at Elmhurst. Here on the first page in my unique printing, " Homecoming of 1949, the Gold Rush " . . . just ten years ago. My rope from the torch parade . . . we eager freshmen couldn ' t wait for the end of the long- winded Alumni Banquet — we were so anxious to burn our green beanie topped bonfire and all the " honors " of being a frosh that Avent with it . . . no more demands for " E " books or beanies, no more bonfire watches for the boys, no more shoe polishing . . . the huge blaze was the beginning of a wonderful weekend for everyone, except for the sophs who had to make their own beds for a change. The pep rally . . . everyone singing the Alma Mater and the fight song . . . what yelling . . . Homecoming Queen is greeted by the student Homecoming HOMECOMING QUEEX AND COURT: .Toy Lord, ,Iane Teschner, Leila Lai son, Dorothy Cluever, Susan Simpson, Quean; Dorothy Evvald, Jeanne Masters, Carol Doering. 48 Mtss Susan Simpson and what speaking, Prexy Dinkmeyer, Coach Kastrinos, and Captain " Queenie " Meyer . . . finally the presentation of Homecoming Queen Sue Simpson and her attendants, Dorothy Cluever, Tuck Ewald, Leila Larson, Jeanne Masters, Jane Teschner, Carol Doering, and Joy Lord. My autographed program from " Pills of Paradise " . . . we had fun . . . singing the songs of Wally Sandner and Frank Morgan, ruining Frank Morgan ' s lines . . . following C.C. ' s soft- voiced " directions " . . . laughing at Coach Kayo Mesle ' s stupid football team . . . admiring studious Marti Jo Nisi who liked duml) Don Hanscom . . . imitating Joan Koenig ' s Brook- lynese . . . hoping that Dan Hromada ' s tripe and keister wouldn ' t collapse as he sold us pills in S.U. . . . razzing Roland Radloff about his " poiple " vmdershirt . . . tramping over the beautiful sets, designed by Mr. Campbell, when the crew wanted to move them. Here ' s my roommates ' sweet notice inform- ing me that I was " Cleanup Chairman of Room 302 for Open House after the game Saturday afternoon. " As chairman, I appointed two roommates as tlie committee, which neglected Pres. Koelling receives Xobel Prize frum Dr. Bunge. Homecoming Bill Scliatz grimaces as he goes off tackle against Illinois Wesleyan College in our heartbreaking Homecoming game. duties to watch the tied All Star-Alumni foot- ball game in " South Hall Gardens " Saturday morning. Jim gave me this scrap of blue paper. He tore it off of the gigantic Elmhurst football player, which won first prize for the seniors in the float contest. From my reviewing position at one of the gym windows, I passed judgment on the floats and the Illinois Wesley an game when I didn ' t actively participate in decorating for the " Golden Ball. " Our four-car pa geant was better than the second place sophomore napkin-covered car topped with gold nuggets. I liked the juniors ' barber shop specializing in the " trimming of Wesleyan " more than the third place Women ' s Union " girls of 1849 and 1949. " The float with the most beauty was the Homecoming Queen and Court. The football program and gold paper . . . with all the floats and buildings transformed into " Gold Rush " times, most of the bustle and nervous rush over the campus had disappeared, except on the football field and in the gym. From the disappointed sounds of the spectators, we decorators gathered that Elmhurst was losing the game. Fortunately the spectators didn ' t hear the sounds of crashing mirrors, as the heavy " golden ball " fell on Ralph Weltge who wore a bandage to mark the scene of the accident and several stitches. The falling ball . . . that ' s why I kept insisting to Jim that we dance in the dark corners — not because they were dark — but because they were safer. Homecoming Streamers, papers, pins, paint and brushes were dropped when we heard the yelling during the half for the panting cross-country runners . . . here ' s the clipping . . . Elmhurst was second, but only by one point. This picture of Irion Jail, with an Illinois Wesleyan football player swaying in a noose . . . even though the bars Avere only yellow paper, the boys won first prize for building decorations . . . Yes, those were the days when Jim had to break out of jail to see me, a girl from the " Gilded Cage, " otherwise known as Homecoming Piiiade starred this Senior Player Float. renovated South Hall . . . we slipped into this state of degeneration because we both hated to go to chapel, alias Old Main, especially on Monday morning. My brown and gold bid from the Home- coming " Golden Ball " . . . my first big dance at Elmhurst and I was going with a senior! Things were always in a state of commotion at South Hall, especially before an important night like that . . . last minute changes with that curl ... a quick shower with a few drips of cold water . . . rush manicure job with non- 51 drying nail polish. I was trembling when May brought me a corsage box with a note saying " These flowers remind me of you. Jim. " As we walked over the flagstone path to the gym, I told him that snap-dragons weren ' t very flattering. When he explained that he had ordered sweet peas, I felt wonderful. At last we were there. Looking past the marquee with its flashing light, I cou ld see the secured mirror- covered ball, the golden ceiling and walls, and " forty-niner " motifs. To the music of Bill Mendrala, we tried to evade the other couples. The program from St. Pete ' s ... it was ap- propriate that we should go to chiu ' ch together for the first time at the close of this significant weekend for us. The gaiety of alumni and students, hard work of committees headed by Dorothy Cluever and Wally Bizer, and Jim made the weekend perfect. Here it ' s almost time for Jim to come home, and I still haven ' t cleaned the attic. Well, 1 whiled away the whole afternoon, but it was fun. I ' d like to go back to Elmhurst for Home- coming if Jim will only be open to my sugges- tions! It will never be as perfect as the " Gold Rush, " but it would be good to go " home. " Homecoming Fi eed(jm at last for the freshmen with the lighting of their What ' s the matter Mart, lose your best friend? bonfire. Then comes the pep rally and the Homecoming Review. No, it ' s just her role in the Review. Lurk McGurk ' s (R. Radloff) innermost secret is exposed. 52 Home Sweet Home Dormitury Presidents: Lorenz Eichenlaub, Annex; Robert Mc- Namara, Irion Hall; Sue Esthus, South Hall; Ralph Baur, Lodge. I N the early fall some of the most beautiful and most colorful of all campus sights — the red cana lilies — welcome each new freshman girl to her life in the Elmhurst College dormi- tory, South Hall. As soon as the double doors of the " dorm " are entered, the spirit of the building begins to become a part of the " Freshie. " To the left, the lounges greet her with a pleasant feeling of coziness and the sound of girls ' happy voices float down the stairs to welcome her " home. " The recreation room downstairs is often used for exciting games of ping-pong and for class parties. This year Sue Esthus is president of South Hall, and " Mom " Herrmann the counselor. Probably the first building which is seen as the campus is entered is Irion Hall. Here most of the Elmhurst College men are housed. In the basement of the dorm is the " rec room " , where ping-pong and pool are the favorite sports. Mr. Joe Islinger is counselor of Irion Hall this year; Bob McNamara is president; and Al Voile, secretary-treasurer. Other men ' s dormitories include the Gym Annex where the " overflow " of freshmen men reside, the veterans ' shacks, and the Lodge for senior men. The boys in the Annex are super- vised by Mr. Harry Campbell. The elected officers are president, Lorenz Eichenlaub; and secretary-treasurer, Richard Eisenmann. Ralph Baur is head of the Lodge, and Don Hafner is acting as secretary-treasurer. Home life isn ' t just what is done; it is what results from what is done. That all-inclusive feeling of friendliness around the camptis is merely a spirit of cooperation that is nourished in the dormitory home life. 53 Molly ' s pre-proni-priniping is done as Dumo looks You know, living in a dorm is a wonderful way to get a part of that " liberal education " for which you came to college. In South Hall, under " Mom " Herrmann ' s watchful care, 126 daughters get the best possible training. Remember all the fun we had standing in long lines for the showers, ( " Hey Roommate, save me one! " ) ; playing heated games of ping- pong in the newly re-decorated recreation room; working the automatic washing machine, ( " Anybody got a cjuarter for 25 pennies? " ); carefully hiding contraband hot-plates, ( " Hide it, here comes Mom! " ); forgetfully yelling down a hall and being gently (?) reminded of " Quii-i-i-yet Hours! " ; watching impatiently for the gal on desk duty to come up and announce, " He ' s here! " ; and peeking out the window of a darkened room at ten-ten to watch affectionate couples blissfully parting for the night. ( " When did she start going with him? " ). A hundred and twenty-five sisters is an education any way you look at it! South Hall Always a busy phu ' e, the laundi-y i-ooin is put to good use. Roommates, sharinf; their days in South Hall. 54 Irion Hall residents pursue one of their favorite studies " during a welcome moment of relaxation. X 0 a large number of Elmhurst men, Irion Hall is home. Here they may study or use the pool table, ping-pong table or lounge for recreation. All residents realize the necessity of cooperation and therefore have organized a Dorm Council. Under the stern but just rule and unsleeping eyes of Bob McNamara and Mr. Joseph Lslinger, quiet and content- ment reign supreme. One of the many gathering places is the " phoneroom " . Here the fellows calmly read and smoke while waiting their tiu ' ns. Occasion- ally, here, as in other parts of the dorm, friendly " bull sessions " evolve. It is here that the sagacious remarks of the professors are reiterated and thus added to the store-house of each man ' s knowledge. But no matter what the future may bring, nothing can detract from the comradeship that springs from a group of men who have learned the secret of living together in true harmony. Irion Hall " To Each His Own " — the ironing and studying code in Irion. 55 Coffee all around for those men who live in the Lodge. Study, then relaxation in the Veterans ' Housing. Lodge Flanking the south side of the eampus is a niassi ' e white frame house which has been dul)hed The Lodge. Canopied hy tall elms and siuTounded hy a sjiacious lawn, it serves as a home for senior men. Perha))s no other jrrou]) of campus men live in such a fraternal atmospliere — Ralph Baur reigns as the " Pope " over the " Cardinals " as other residents of the Lodge are called. The fellows buy their own news]iapers, pay their own tele])hone frills and do their own cleaning which is done on a cooperative basis. In this home-like atmosphere, the Lodge has produced many lasting friendships between men through their living and working together. The men of the Lodge will remember the card games, the H(Miiec(jming Golden Garter Room- ing House and their traditional Christmas party. Veterans Housing K] IE] IBER how the veteran housing looked when we returned this fall? The three room units were just as we had left them. But then cans of paint sjilattered by our best in- terior decorators tui ' ned the drab shacks into bright homey cottages for the ensuing school year. Many were the nights we spent studying, ]ilaying pinochle, making great plans for the future, and freezing our feet on the concrete floors which weren ' t influenced by our oil furnaces. Occasionally this routine was broken pleasantly by our traditional i)arties. In spring as the weeds and mud landscaped the shacks, we seriously considered planting gi-ass; but oiu ' hopes of having a new dorm filled with boys instead of faith counteracted our aml)ition. I en though we hope for the new dorm, we shall nexev forget the freedom and fun we had in our home, the " shacks " . 56 Sunday lounging in tlie Annex, home of Frosh fellows. Freshmen men work and study, and the talk flows freely. Gym Annex D 0 you live in a converted swimming pool? Perhaps you can ' t answer that question in the affirmative, but a colony of the male popula- tion on campus can reply authoritatively on the hole that was destined to become a swim- ming pool only to be covered and partitioned into sections. These small sections took the form of rooms and they provide housing for almost thirty freshman residents. This kind of setting does not always provide the best atmosphere for quiet study, but, on the con- trary, there is always enough background noise to keep one from becoming lonely or, heaven forbid, homesick. Not only has the lounge of the " pool hall " been the scene of the ever-present bull session but also several parties. One of the most colorful and well remembered was the Christ- mas party because many South Hall freshman girls were included in the guest list. Harry Campbell, a new facidty member this year, has accepted the position of counselor in the Annex. Mr. Campbell, sometimes referred to as " Father " Campbell, maintains law and order according to the rules which the fellows themselves have established. This unusual phase of Elmhurst " dorm " life is in its third year of existence, and to keep conditions running smoothly, the members of the Annex elected Lorenz Eichenlaub as president and Richard Eisenmann as secretary- treasurer. The Annex act for the Women ' s Union Circus will be remembered by the student body and the two little girls whom they serenaded. It is the fun of living and working together which will make the annex a never-to-be- forgotten memory. Of course, the crowded conditions and the noise made it a year of vmique experience and education. 57 Student Union S.U. Lounge To Elmhurst students the college Student Union is famous for that early morning coffee an ' doughnut, the snappy games of rummy, pinochle, and canasta when there is free time, and a variety of programs on the television set in the evening. The S.U., located in the basement of Kranz Hall, serves as a place to eat for many of the town students, at the same time serving as a social center and place of relaxation. The system now in use, whereby the Union is open longer and more often, is really bringing good results as far as sales are concerned. And for much of this improvement, we have Aileen Etherton to thank. She took over the man- agement of the store at the beginning of the school year. Included in the store are also the mail boxes of commuters — lined on either side of the S.U. counter. Through these, messages of " good and evil " reach the students and are discussed perhaps over that morning coffee. Andm-m-m, what good coffee it is ! y .RE you sometimes exhausted by the con- fusion and bustle of campus life? Next time that " done in " feeling descends upon you, retire to Kranz Hall, to the haven provided by your Student Union — the Student Union lounge. Faithful frequenters will eagerly assure you that the noise you find there is of the relaxing sort, and any confusion evident only adds to the pleasant atmosphere. You ' ll find the card tables occupied by pinochle or canasta fiends, surrounded by a circle of kibitzers. The comfortable lounge chairs and sofas invite weary students to " take a breather " . If you feel communicative, there are vigorous discussions to attract you. If you prefer to brood in solitude, there are the colorful drapes, presented last year by Mrs. Dinkmeyer, to give your thoughts a " lift. " For relaxing interludes in hectic days, feel welcome to visit the Student Union lounge. READ CLOCKWISE BEGINNING TOP LEFT: Bill Newman busy studying as usual . . . Phil Stenclel gets the hot foot from his roommate Art Greer. Poor Phil! And he looks so comfortable and peaceful . . . Joan Koenig graci- ously shares her phone call with Nan Kienle and Elaine Austermann who look on in anticipation . . . Who says a bunch of girls can ' t attend to business when they get together? . . . What are you trying to do Al, wake up for an 8 o ' clock? 59 Prexy Dinkmeyer in a fiendish mood at the Halloween Dance. CjToing under the assumption that " all work and no jack makes for a dull playboy, " Elm- hurst College has seen to it that its students have a balanced diet of both work and play. It is a rare veekend indeed when there is not some activity going on within the confines of the campus. Take for example October first, 1949. We had only been back to school for two weeks, and yet the junior class had prepared their annual Informal Dance. It was in the form of a street dance on the grass in front of I.H. A week later, the Frosh had their chance. They presented their annual JNIixer, which takes the form of a talent show. The freshmen displayed I ' eal showmanship. We weren ' t disappointed the next week, either. Since Homecoming fell on Halloween, the Halloween party was held on the 22nd of October. This dance was a hag, stag, drag, etc. affair, and contained the usual straw-covered dance floor, brooms, cauldrons and other typical Halloween decorations. After Homecoming, the girls took over for a week and asked their favorite boys to the Sadie Hawkins Day dance. Colorful and comfy Weekend Festive frolic amid corn, hay, and pumpkins at the annual Halloween affaii ' . Autumn sti ' eet dance [lut on by the .Tiuiiors, These bright, intelligent, wide-awake looking boys make up the football team in the Homecom- ing Review. Dilemma You can " hear them shufHin along " as the men of " Alabama Jubilee " minstrel show get into the full swing of it. 61 The witch priivided a taste of the weinl at the IlaUoweeii party ami many cDViple. ' stojjiiei-l to test her magic brew. Weekends hillbilly costumes transformed Elmhurst Col- lege into Dogpatch. There was a lapse of two weeks, hut the Senior Class made up for lost time by present- ing the Minstrel Show which they had in- augurated last year. " Showboat " as they called it, was an almost jirofessional show, which kept the audience amused with its cast of " darkies " and the traditional end-men. Two weeks later the Soj homore class pre- sented the Sophomore Semi-formal which they termed the " Snowflake Silhouettes " . The gala affair brouglit twinkles into the eyes of many of the dancers. By tliis time it was nearing Christmas time, so the next thing in line was naturally a Christmas party, which was held in the Student Union. Hiese rooms ere liberally decorated with red crepe paper, and mistletoe which was made use of by the men. 62 After vacation, the jimior class was again called on to present an informal, their second of the year. This time they produced a dance in the gym, api)ropriately called " Canadian Capers. " Only a week latei ' , the Women ' s Union had planned the Co-ed Dance, a semi-formal affair in w liicli the lo -ely co-eds on campus take over the job of being " Man for the Night " . At this point the term ' s first semester was drawing to a close, and students were plagued with exams. As soon as finals were over, those who remained on campus were treated with the traditional " Let-Down Party " . Bill Mielke became " King Let-Down of 1950 " . One week after the ad -ent of the new semester, " Blue Champagne " was presented by the senior class. Beautifully decorated, the dance proved to be a wonderful way to start the new semester. The following week, the Women ' s Union presented the Annual Circus, to which orphans from Bensenville and Ullich were brought, being sponsored by student " parents " . The following weekend was featured with " Punch and Judy Hop " , being, as the name implies, an presentation of the Elmhurst College Theatre group. Lent came to the campus, and all dances were given up for the duration. The only social activities until Easter were a number of open- houses, lhat is, until the junior class presented the Student-Faculty Show the week before vacation. The month of April was occupied with the Frosh Informal, Theatre Production, (The Cockpit was the play), and the E-club Informal. The sophomores started off May with their Informal, which was followed the next day by Honors Day. The following weekend the students wei ' e kept amused with the famous E.I.I, and the Student Union picnic. The biggest event of the year came the following Saturday. It was the Junior Prom which was not to be soon forgotten, and was held at the lovely Medinah Country Club. Weekends Who me? . . . Helen Herrscher seems somewhat surprised at what Sue Esthus has to say to her in the second scene of " Young and Fair. " Looking on are Barb Becker, Marge Matsch, and Irene Yettaw, who played the part of Miss Gantry. 63 Three charming Daisy Mays trying to win the attention of one, lone bashful Li ' l Abner at the Sadie Hawkins Dance. MISS PAULINE LAVIN MISS MARY LOUISE LEE MISS MARIAN GABLER Xl LMHURST College has boasted of many lovely queens and courts in her days, but in the year 1949 the students really " struck it rich " when they chose Miss Tuck Ewald as their queen to leign o er the 1950 prom. She became queen not only to the students that year, but (|ueen to a certain lucky young man. Many of us will long remember her for her fine dance routines in the minstrel shows. Aiul 1o make a lovely picture even lovelier, the students chose as her attendants Mary Louise Lee, Pauline Lavin, and Marian Gabler. Mary Louise, the fii ' st attendant, is well known on campus for her special knack for disguising the gym on the occasion of dances. A native of Chicago, Mary is a biology major. Pauline is an Elmhurst girl who is studying for the teaching profession. Her smile hel])s to cheer the greyer days on cam])us. Marian is also a future teacher who will charm her students. Ker home is in the " Show Me " state, Missouri. We congratulate the student body on their choice of a court which added a toucli of l() oliness to a wonderfid Prom. Junior Prom Court 64 Miss Dorothy Ewald 65 Gee! but wouldn ' t it be great to have the ball again — But WONDER if I could do it now The way I did it then? M. SORENSEN Football F00T15ALL TI;AM: F1{C) T HOW: V. Winkler, R. Baur, A. Ldvell, L. Flaunt, W. Meyer, P. Uesenis, J. Dovle, C. Davev, L. Tilly. ROW 2: ' W. Fieber, J. Tanis, P. Stendel, W. Rock, C. Hibbard, B. MacKenzie, R. Baker. ROW 3: D. Rosback, Coach; A. Wirkus, M. Baker, D. Schvdtz , C. Neimes, A. .Joens, J. Thoma-s, F. Petru. ROW 4: W. Kastrinos, Coach: R. Ottesen, Mgr.; W. Siebert, R. Eisennmann, R. Johnson, R. Schmiege, X. Scott, A. Tisci, O. Langhorst, Coach. INSET PICTURE: Captain Warren - Queenie " Meyer. I T cannot he said that the l ' hnlmrst College football team liad a good or e en mediocre season. In most games they were out-scored and out-played, hut it can never be said that this team was ever out-fought. It is hard for any team, in any sport, to lose consistently and still play haixl foi- that one ui)set. The Blue Jays were gi-eeted late in August by theii ' new head coach, William Kastrinos. Bill or " Wild Bill " , as he came to be known by the meml)ers of the team, came to Elmhiu ' st from North Dakota State Teachers College where he held the position of assistant football coach. He brought many new and good ideas with him and installed the " T " Formation as the main operating offense. Coach Kastrinos, assisted by Line Coach Pete Langhorst, End Coach Don Rosback, and 68 Official Taper and General Trainer Bob Thompson, called the first pi-actice of the year two weeks before school officially started. His call was answered by forty prospective football l layers led by Captain Warren " Qiieenie " Meyer. With only seven returning lettermen. Captain Meyer, John Tanis, John Thomas, John Melchert, Phil Desenis, Walter Rock, and Larry Tilly, the main pai ' t of the team had to be made up of last year ' s reserves and this year ' s freshmen. It seemed like a very large job to be done in the three weeks before the first game. The team did shape uj) and I)y the time the first game rolled around, the positions were nearly all filled. Derald " Dowie " Schiiltz, John Melchert, Roger Johnson, and Augie Wirkus were all worked in at ends with W ally Rock, Carl Neimes, Allan Joens, Frank Petru, Baker is smothered after passing from -lO-yard line; Augustana player stretches lor hall m season ' s first game. and Norm Jones fighting it out for the tackle spots. At guards were Ralph Baur, Phil Stendel, Roger Baker, Clyde Hippard, and Phil Desenis ; while at center Larry Tilly and George Nie- mann had pretty easy going. In the backfield were Warren Fieber, Merle Baker, Warren Winkler, John Tanis, " Queenie " Meyer, Boyd MacKenzie, Jim Doyle, Neil Currens, Bill Schatz, and Leo Plaunt. The Jays opened their season at home with a conference game with Augustana. The boys from " Augie " were just too good for " Billy ' s Boys " and Elmhurst lost 54 to 0. In a vain attempt to score, the Jays took to the air in the fourth period and the orange men from Rock Island scored three touchdowns by intercepting three passes. In the next game, Elmhurst traveled to River Forest to meet Concordia. That game Football J. Thomas and N. Jones work together to bring down Illinois Wesleyan man in hard- fought battle. 69 Leo Flaunt look. ' fur a receiver in the Augustana game. Tanis carries ball in Homecoming game against Wesleyan. was a heartbreaker for the team because at the half the score read 13 to 7in favor of Elmhurst. The touchdowns were scored on a pass from Meyer to MacKenzie and an end run by John Tanis. After the half the Cougars were an inspired team and went on to score four more touchdowns •hile the Jays could only manage to tally once on a thirty-four yard " sleeper " play by MacKenzie. If it hadn ' t been for some bad mistakes made by the Blue Jays the score might well have been just the reverse. The next game has gone down in history as the worst defeating Elmhurst has ever taken from Wheaton. The Crusaders were bigger, faster, and in all ways a much superior team and the Jays could do nothing to stop them. The final score was 66 to 0, and that is enough said, but Wheaton had better look out for next year ' s game. Playing their second home game, the Blue- and-White were hosts to Millikin. Millikin was at their peak that day and the Jays were un- able to stop them from scoring a 50 to 0 victory. An over-night trip to Carthage was one of the high points of the season for the Jays. " Queenie " Meyer and several of the other boys got a real thrill when they saw " Rocket Man " at a Galesburg movie theatre. Queenie must ha ' e gotten some ideas from R.M. because in the game the next day he took off like a rocket to snag a pass in the end zone for a score. Another touchdown was scored by John Tanis on a foiu ' teen-yard end run, but the scores didn ' t help the gridders from Elmhurst as Carthage scored six touchdowns to win 38 to 12. A perfect Homecoming was ruined when Illinois AA sleyan defeated the Blue Jays 39 to 0. The team put up a good fight even though they were behind from the first. Not too many people went away from that game without the feeling that they had seen a hard fought contest even though the score did not show it. For the last game at home, Elmhurst was matched with powerful North Central. Again the Jays were in there trying, but their best just didn ' t seem to be enough. The final score was 55 to 7, Elmhurst getting its touchdown on a pass from MacKenzie to Charlie Davey after a sixty-yard march down the field engineered 70 Teamwork illustrated as John Tanis goes around end with Fieber leading the interference in game against Augustana. Football by Merle Baker. The extra point was kicked by John Thomas. Lake Forest scored fifty points to win from the Blue Jays in the last game of the season. Elmhurst got two points in the last period on a safety. The Elmhurst College football team of 1949 didn ' t win any games and lost several by lop- sided scores, but the fighting spirit that all the players had was something to be admired. To take a beating each week is twice as hard as winning. But it would be nice to win a game once in a while. Coach Kastrinos is looking forward to a much better season next year. Led by co-captains-elect WallyTRock and Larry Tilly, fourteen lettermen will be back to avenge this year ' s season. Baker decides to keep ball; faces barrage of Wheaton men. 71 " E " Club One day during the year the campus is sprinkled by sportsmen clad in quaint get-ups representing the sport in which they par- ticipated. This is all part of becoming a member of the " E " Club. To earn membership in this organization you must be a man and have earned a varsity letter. The " E " Club has regular monthly meeting featuring films and an occasional speaker. They pro ' ide programs for various sports activities and they preside at the E.I. I., Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational track meet. Cheerleaders When Athletic chairman Desenis pro- fessed his " handling " of the Cheerleaders at the opening SU meeting, he started the spirit- raisers ' year with a bang. Results of his efforts were shown at Homecoming when the cheer- leaders appeared for action in new outfits. New blood spiced the group with only two ' eteran cheerleaders returning. Old familiar yells came back to life, some altered, and new ones sprung up to help the blue-and-white clad eight i)romote the " Elmhurst Spirit. " Cheerleaders: Mainoi-u Fiijidka, Marie Troike, Myroii Low, . nlicne Lang, Ken Mesle, Martha Jo Nisi, Bill Mielke. 72 " E " CLrB: SEATED: Phil Desenis, President. STANDING: Duke Larson, Secretary-Treasurer: Edward Mueller, Publicity; Warren Meyer, Vice- President. Basketball 1949- ' 50 BASKETBALL TEAM: KNEELING: A. Bizer, D. Larson, D. Seller, J. Meyer, W. BIZER, R. Manley. STANDING: R. Thompson, coach; S. Hodock, A. Wirkus, R. Dankel, D. Schultz, R. Wolatz, D. Hafner. Action in Illinois Wesleyan game. Coach Bob Thompson ' s Blue Jays of the 1949-1950 basketball season played creditable ball throughout the eighteen-game campaign. The hoopsters were hard-pressed because of height difficulties and consequently were on the short end of the score for a majority of the games. Captain Joe Meyer of the first se- mester and co-captains Bob Manley and " Slats " Wolatz of the second semester played excellent ball while leading an outscored but not always outplayed Jay team. The blue-and-white team opened the season with a hard-fought and spectacular triumph over a stubborn Concordia five. The score changed hands many times during the course of the game, and with the Jays trailing by one point with about three seconds to go, " Duke " Larson set himself at mid-court for the shot that swished the nets. The final score was Elmhurst 50, Concordia 49. B. Manley was 73 Kay Dankel leaping for jump liall in Cartliage game. Don Seller and Wolatz have this situation well in hand. Basketball high .scorer with 15 and " Duke " Larson had 12 points. The Jays won their second game in a row by defeating IlUnois College of Chiropody, 59-43. Manley again was high with 15 points. The traveling Blue Jays lost their first C.C.I, game to Millikin, 73-47, giving way in tlie last half after tying the score with fifteen minutes remaining. Manley was high with 13 points. Wheaton took the Jays in a home game played at York High. The Jays played a fine, hard-fought game until the last eight minutes. Wheaton then forged ahead from a small two- point lead and won (i5-4(). A ' ally Bizer was high with 13 points. Lake Forest played impro ed hall and the Jays lost their first game to the Foresters since the conference was organized four years ago. " Duke " Larson was high with 14 ))oints as the Lake Forest team won 46-35. Elmhurst lost their fourth and fifth games in a row to North Central and Concordia. A North Central free throw after the final whistle liad blown gave them a one j oint 61-60 victory. 74 Don Seller poured in 18 points for 1 he Jays. At Concordia a Blue Jay rally in the last few minutes fell three points short and Concordia won 64-61. Captain Joe Meyer was high with 14 points. Elmhurst finally tasted victory again by easily whipping a small but unruly Aurora five. Don Seller set the hoops on fire with his 21 points which was the individual high total for the Jays first eight games. This accomited for one-third of the Jays ' 66-48 victory. Elmhurst then dropped two close games in a row on tlte home court. Carthage came from a ten point half-time deficit to win 55-50. Seller again was high with 16 points. Lake Forest edged the Jays in the last few minutes and won 50-45 as the Jays dropped their third conference game. Seller continued on his scoring spree by collecting 19 points. The Blue Boys from Illinois College trounced the Jays ' 68-42 in a home game. The Jays ' lack of height was a vivid deciding factor in this contest. The Titans from Illinois Wesleyan were given a scare by the Jays and it took the new two-minute rule to aid the victors in their 63-57 win over the Jays. Manley scored 17 for the Blue-and-White. North Central proved to be quite evasive on their home court. The Jays had difficulty in coping with the Cardinals ' man-to-man press all over the floor and found themselves on the short end of one of the fastest games of the season. The final count of the adding machine was North Central 97, Elmhurst 70. Seller had 16 and Manley 13 points. The Blue Jays won their first conference game at the expense of a touring Augustana five from Rock Island. It was a close game from start to finish, but with Bob Manley ' s dead-eye accuracy in accumulating 23 points, the Jays won 59-57. Augustana proved more formidable on their home floor as they took the traveling Elmhurst quintet, 78-55. Seller was high with 12 points. The following night at Carthage, the Jays played good ball but Carthage was unusually adept at sighting the Wolatz and Lake Forest player uiidei ' basket. Basketball Don Seller and Bob Manley teaming up together on a pass play in the rough and exciting Illinois Wesleyan game. JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM: BOTTOM ROW: Bueger, rnver.sagt, MacKenzie, Giesow. TOP ROW: Coach Langhorst, Siebert, Graham, Branding, Morton. Basketball Graham jum|)iiig lor theball iiiOrcliard Phice game. hoop, especially with a40-point fii ' st lialf. They then coasted to a 69-54 victory. W. Bizer was high with 18 points and Seller had 14. Wheaton proved to be tough on their home floor and took tlie final game of the season, 80-66. The Blue Jays, however, had the Crusaders on their toes for most of the game as the 39-35 half-time score indicates. W. Bizer and Manley shared scoring honois for Elm- hurst with 15 jKjints each. The men who constituted this year ' s team were Joe Meyer, Bol) Manley, Don Seller, Armin Bizer and Stan Hodock at forward positions; Ray Dankel, " Augie " irkus and Don Hafner at center, and Wally Bizer, Bob " Slats " Wolatz and " Duke " Larson at the guard posts. Prospects for next year ' s quintet look good and with the abilities of Coach Bob Thompson, Elmhurst ' s basketball stock should soar. 76 1949 Baseball During the 1949 baseball seamen the Elm- hurst College baseball team, under the able tutelage of " Pistol Pete " Langhorst, split even on twelve games, winning six and losing six. Of these twelve games, eight were of the con- ference variety. In conference play another draw wa=! recorded as there were four favorable decisions against four on the negative side of the slate. With this commendable showing Elmhurst ended in the upper bracket of the conference standings. Opening day was ended with a sour note when Wheaton took the measure of Elmhurst 9 to 4, but the Blue and White went on from there to take a brilliant 2 to 1 verdict over powerful North Central. The next time out the Jays split a twin bill with Carthage losing the first game 7 to 4 and winning the second 13 to 0. The team then absorbed three straight losses, losing to Lake Forest 9 to 8, Millikin 7 to 5, and Illinois Wesley an 7 to 0. The Blue Jays then snapped out of their doldrums, momen- tarily at least, when they defeated the Chicago teachers 10 to 2, but then dropped a 12 to 4 game to the Crusaders of Wheaton. The Blue and White retaliated in a blaze of glory by winning their final three games. They defeated the Chicago teachers 19 to 0, and they defeated Augustana in a double header 10 to 4 and 4 to 0 to close the curtain on the final performance of the year. Gone are such stars as Bizer, Kolwitz, Kafka, and Schneider, but returning are many experi- enced veterans including: Bob Manley and Don Seller, pitchers; Russ Boeger, Clyde Weber, and Harold Potts around the infield; Duke Larson, John Thomas, Rich Branding, and " Scratch " Kurotsuchi round out the fly chasers. The catching department will probably be manned by Wally Solberg. The prospects of a successful winning 1950 season are no longer just a figment of the imagination, but that which approaches stark reality in its broadest sense. 1949 BASEBALL TEAM: KNEELING: Jin Schneider, Clyde Weber, Floyd Christensen, Harold Potts, Roy Ku- rotsuchi. SEATED: Wally Solberg, Matt Kafka, Russ Boeger, John Thomas, Lee Kolwitz. STANDING: Russell Miller, mgr.; Harvey Meckfessel, mgr.; Bob Manley, Don Seller, Dick Branding, Dick Mueller, Pete Langhorst, coach. 77 Events go off at high speed in the 1949 E.I.I. tracl ; meet. The queen and her court watch the proceedings. E. 1. 1. -1949 I T was on Alay U, 1949, that virtually all the best midwestern track teams, except the Big Nine, gathered here at Elmhurst to participate in the fifteenth annual J ' lmhiirst Intercollegiate Invitational track and field meet. As the people began to gather and the events began to take place, it was seen that this E.I.I, was tiuly one of the greatest since the event ' s initiation. Tho n willi the final honors awarded to Whea- ton, DeKall), and Beloit, who finished with 51, 40, and 35 points respectively, Elmhurst was once more satisfied that this annual affair was a roaring success. The result of the success was personified in the record-breaking shot-put of Peterson of Wheaton, who bolted the big ball 46 feet 8 inches to surpass the pre dous record of 40 feet 7 inches, set by Bare of Bradley. Finally, the success of the E.I.I, was brought into its full glory as one of the most sparkling e ' ents of the year, when Miss Jane Tes chner was chosen foreign as queen, with Ruth Millei ' , Marcella Chant, Joanne Hillebrand, and Betty McKee as her attendants. Traditionally, the queen awarded the first place trophy after each event, and the court presented the remaining four honors. To mention the outcome of a few of the events: Schimtacker of Beloit won the one- mile; Loyola took the 440; 120 high hurdle gave Wheaton five big points; Beloit came back once again to take the two-mile: Wheaton the 220 low hurdle; and Loyola finished all powerful in the one-mile relay. Incidently, these are just a few of the contests held on what is considered to be one of the best tracks in the state of Illinois. It is with anticipation of an even greater E.I.I, in 1950 that the people at Elmhurst, and the people of the pai ' ticipating colleges, are looking forward; for it is just such events as this one in the field of sports which make up a large part of our college life. 78 CROSS COUNTRY TEAM: SllATKlJ; J). Denzler, J. Cody. KXl ' KLING: L. Eitennuller, H. ALm.ic, II. C ' astner, G. Williams, H. Feierabend. STANDING: M. Albright, E. Bochman, C. Fielitz, W. Erickson, R. Lenhart, R. Thomp- son, co ch. 1949 Track Supported by such stalwarts as Bob Willhouse, Max Pepmeier, and Norm Jones, the 1949 track team faced strong opponents: DePaul, IlUnois Tech, and North Central. While ttie season record was not overwhelming, the fight shown by the men on the team could never be truly recorded. 1949 TRACK TEAM: FRONT ROW: N. Jones, C. Weber, J. Lee, J. Bihler, J. O ' Neil. SECOND ROW: R. Kriz, R. Lenhart, N. Langlie, R. Willhouse, A. Wolter, W. Rock, A. Graham. BACK ROW: Coach Thompson, R. Fritz, H. Feierabend, W. Erickson, H. Cork, M. Pepmeier, W. Fieber, D. Larson, R. Baur, J. Bunge, Mgr. Cross Country I HIS year Elmhurst College again entered a cross country team in inter-collegiate compe- tition. As a newly organized team, the Blue- and-White long distance runners gave a good account of themselves. A bright future is pre- dicted for the terra-firma-trotters. 79 1050 TENNIS TEAM: STANDING: Coach Arends, W. Winkler. SEATED: II. Waichime, L.Gorbics, P. Gruenke R. Thomas, G. Wright, C. Fielitz. KNEELING: R. Tveter, J. Ritter, F. Overman. Tennis ' ' X HE 1949 tennis team, under the capable direction of C. C. Arends, had its ups and chjwns. Faced with the serious necessity of grooming competent reser ' es, Mr. Arends did a commendable job in liiiilding a fine nucleus for the 1950 team. Retiuning ' eterans such as George Wright, Warren Winkler, Richard Thomas, and Lester Gorbics, make the possibility of more victories in the futiu ' e very probable. Golf J. HE Blue-and-White goU team this year did a splendid job in belting the little white ball around the green by finishing the season in the top half of the conference standings. With such top-notchers as Harry Lavin, Wally Bizer, and the Williams twins returning in 1950, another fine record was compiled. Such teams as Wheaton, Illinois Tecli, North Central, and Lake Forest again felt the wrath of the Blue Jays experience. 80 Men ' s intramural basketball games are rough and rugged affairs, but they are fully enjoyed by all who participate. Men ' s Intramurals D URING t he past year an active and ex- tensive program of intramurals was once again carried on under the leadership of coaches Thompson, Langhorst and Kastrinos. Base- ball, football, and track dominated outdoor activities, while basketball and volleyball provided enjoyment for those who prefer indoor sports. The main objective of all interclass intra- murals lay in the winning of the class intra- mural plaque, awarded each year to the class accumulating the largest number of points during intramural play. Starting in the fall with touch football the play was rough and rugged, and the competition keen. A big, deceptive team of seniors emerged victors by downing the second place sophomores in the last game of the schedule. As a sidelight the annual alumni versus the intramural all-stars pre-homecoming game resulted in a victory for the alumni who boasted many stellar football players from past Elmhiu ' st varsity teams. The end of the football season brought basketball and the spirited play typical of of intramurals. As the schedule drew to a close the freshmen, who had previously beaten a tall, rangy and experienced sophomore team by one-pcint in an overtime, lost a crucial game to the seniors, and were tied for first place with the sophomores. Again these two teams fought to a 33-33 tie at the end of the regulation four quarters, and an overtime became necessary. Jimiping to an early lead in the overtime period, and using the two-minute rule to their advantage, the sophomores reversed the order of their previous meeting with the freshmen and won the class champion- ship. The inter-dorm rivalry, so intense in past years, seems to be entirely replaced by the high-spirited inter-class clashes. 81 Lediie Ivi iz Helen Holzkamper j)ei ' l ' (iriii agiley. 0 many Elmhurst coeds, one of the pleasant memories of college days is Women ' s Intramurals. Each girl will remember the excitement and the good-natured rivalry which accompanied the inter-class contests in the various sports. Under the direction of Miss Maude E. (Teach) Johnson, the girls meet weekly for athletic activities. During the course of the year, they participate in volleyball, basketball, archery, badminton, and softball. In each sport, class teams are formed to compete for the intramural championship. Women ' s Intramurals is a letter activity; those who win letters prize them highly because they represent great accomplishment. To win a letter, a girl must accumulate 500 points. If she plays on a class team in a sport, she gets 50 points. If she is a substitute, she gets 25 points. If her team is the winner of the tournament, she gets 25 extra points. She also earns 15 Women ' s ' Dou}:)le Dutch " is one of the most popular events among the girls dui ' ing their Thursday niglit intramural meetings. Some of these intramural girls have become exceedingly proficient in that fast and interesting game of badminton. Intramurals M. Kaiifmann demonstrates her archery ability. points for participation. To be eligible for a team, a girl must attend at least one over half of the practice sessions previous to a toiniia- ment. It is not a usual occurrence for a girl to get her letter in her junior year, but three girls of the class of ' 50 did accomplish this feat. They are Dorothy Cluever, Colleen Wegener, and Audrey Wagner. Vera Robb, also of the Class of ' 50, won her letter in three years but did not receive it imtil her senior year because she transferred to another school for one year. Each year, a sport leader is appointed by Miss Johnson to be student director of intra- murals and to represent the organization on the Women ' s Union cabinet. This year, Dorothy Cluever has held this position and has done a splendid job. This has been a good year for Women ' s Intramurals and will provide pleasant mem- ories for years to come. 83 Whenever I opex a book down here, A kibitzer — ESS (female) is bound to appear But then — there are better things to do Than studying when you ' re in the S.U! M. Sorensen FKESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS: Vice-PieMdent, .Robert Thoma; President, Harold Warehime; Secretary, Augie Wirkus; Treasurer, George Williams. It looked as if spring had come again to Elmhurst College on September 13, 1949, be- cause bits of green were scattered over the campus. It was just the new freshmen sporting their new green beanies and exploring the school grounds. Freshman Week was filled with the hustle and bustle of taking psychological exams and attending orientation classes. Work didn ' t captivate the whole time, as fun was included in the program. There was the freshman picnic where we ate and played " mixer " games until we were ready to " turn in. " At other times we square danced and took tours of Chicago. W e were taken to the Aquarium and the Museum of Science and Industry. On another tour we saw the astonishing sights of the Rail- road Fair. On both tours all of us country lads and lassies gasped in awe at the skyscrapers and wonders of the great city of Chicago. The Freshman Mixer was the next big event which gave our classmates a chance to become Class of 1953 acquainted with us. Many frosh threw off their green covering and came out to disi)lay their talents before a n e ' world of people. During the first six weeks we poor frosh were alwaysbowingtothesophomores. The unlucky ones who were caught without their " E " books orbeanies foimd themselves polishing tlie shoes or making the beds of our seniors. One morning the sophs must have thought we needed some exercise, when they came arovuid to bang on om- doors at. 6:30 and told us to go run around the track. Ho! Hiuu! The week before the Homecoming week-end, the frosh worked hard and diligently to collect trash and rubbisli for the big freshman bonfire to he biu ' ned the night before Homecoming. It seems as if there was a little confusion as to the date of the burning; the fire was lit a week early. Apparently our boys were caught off guard when some upper classmen, re-creating the annual problem, tried to burn it before the big night. Our six weeks of initiation were concluded with the ceremonious torch parade and lighting of the bonfire, when we reluctantly?? l)ut hap- pily discarded oiu ' beanies and we were " really " in. The year continued with many new and •aried experiences climaxed l y the biggest project of the year for the freshman class, the Freshman Informal. Fish netting, enchanted octupi, and sea weed magically transformed the gym into a fanciful -ersion of Da ' ey Jones ' Locker to make it one of the most unique dances of the year. 86 These poor, little, innocent, unsuspecting freshmen were found guilty of various misdemeanors by Kangaroo Court. Freshmen Frosh fill-up at the picnic during The Frosh characterized their float, " School Daze " , and kept things rolling Freshman week. Take it easy. in the 1949 Homecoming Parade which traveled througli the street.s of Elmhurst. 87 FRONT ROW: John Radcliffe, Bill Preston, Ralph Pearsons, Frank Roberts, Charles Seller, John Pelka, Austin Simpson, Jim Protine. SECOXD ROW: Kay Philhour, Phyllis Sherwood, Shirley Rickson, Antoinette Pettee, Nina Rewchuk, Grace Ruhl, Joan Smith, Barbara Roth, Lois Paulus, Pat Davey, Joan Panes, Frances Singleman. Freshmen FRONT ROW: Marie Troike, Joan Schulz, Joan Pacioni, Lu Ellen Stoaks, Ruth Weidler. SECOND ROW: Bette Weiller, Audrey Zwolanek, Andrew Zywicke, Leo Plaunt, Chuck Dillner, Jeanne Steffen, John Nelson, Doug Otto Harold Zininicrinan. T]?KE TOP: Carol Stoc-k, Frank Overman. 88 FRONT ROW: Paul Heidemann, Harry Castner, Ted Carus, Don Crusius, Leonard Alves, Carl Jantzen, Neil Cur- rens, Roger Baker, Armin Bizer, Wesley Batter. SECOND ROW: Charles Cump, Barbara Becker, Carolyn Keresz- turi, Jenny Bee Chapman, Lillian Bander, Grace Buehrer, Marie Banister, Esther Altergott, Shirley Dammann, Joan Bron, Jean Broeking, Edward B uchman. Freshmen FRONT ROW: Virginia Thiessen, Lois Huetson, Carol Thieman, Gladys Hicks. SECOND ROW: Virginia Sullivan Jean Dunlop, Jeanne Ewald, Joy Lord. THIRD ROW: Fred Walser, Philip Schmidt, George Unverzagt, Warner Siebert, George Kluber, Hugh Howard, Don Harrington, Harold Warehime. FOURTH ROW: Arthur Wagner, Reinhardt Schoppe, William Klimmer, Huber Moore, Lawrence Thon, Donald Feld. FRONT ROW: Alan Cieorge, Ralph Scott, Norman Cizek, Dave Zeh, Bovd Macivenzie. SECOND ROW: Dorothy Weller, I ' :thfl Wohns, Helen Holzkamper, Jackie Ulrich, Margaret Wilson, Marge Matsch. THIRD ROW: Edward Cygan, Gerry Craig, Niles Scott, Jack Zanker, Glenn Wood, Charles Horan, Charles Winders, Augie Wirkus, Chuck Schwab, Dean Welshymer. Freshmen FRONT ROW: Lawrence Holmer, Jerry Guenthner, Carl Fielitz, Ian Forrest, William Hoag, George Edwards, Stan Hodock, Peter Ferguson, Herman Dragt, Clyde Hii)pa.r(l. SECOND ROW: Marian Dunchack, Marilyn Dunham, Virginia Elmer, Marion Freitag, Eloise Grunewald, Carol Doering, Barbara Groustra, Doris Grunwald, Ruth Hach- meister, Jeannette Goebel, Sue Fabrick, Jime Herzfeld. FRONT ROW: Ritu Koch, Kay Kraus, Greta Malasirs, Pliyllis Meyer, Marilyn Miller, Carol Madseii, Marlene Myers, Helen Kohler, Lois Landberg, Leone Kriz, Joyce Koch. SECOND ROW: James Koniad, Wesley Luidens, Robert Thoma, Peter Teschner, Bill Marshall, Ken Mowbray, Dale Leber, Rex Meyer, Keith Klosterman, Manfred Moritz, Ralph Meyer. Freshmen FRONT ROW: Robert Gibson, Jerry Hoffman, Alice Mueller, Joanne Euchler, Beatrice Curley, Jane Seidensticker, Dolores Hartwig, Tom Richards. SECOND ROW: George Mills, Richard Piasecki, Harley Tretow, Vernon Lustig, Richard Bersell, Carl Schletz, Tony Tisci, August Schweppe, Lorenz Eichenlaub, Kenneth Sorensen, Howard Thomas, Robert Tannhauser, Rudy Schaub, Edward Mayer, Donald Denzler. THIRD ROW: Jim Doyle, Ron Kruse, Robert Hoth, Ellis Jonswold, Norman Ende, Charles Whitburn, Dick Reagan, Richard Eisenmann, Henry Radloft, Harold Debo, George Williams, Robert Wasnick, Irving Frey, William Be yer, John Beyer. 91 SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS: George Wright, Vice-President; Bob Mensendiek, President; Arlene Trnka, Secretary; Ken Mitchell, Treasurer. The outstanding work-together-ability of tlie Class of 1952 was given unusual oppor- tunity to prove itself again in this, its sopho- more year. Under the guidance of its fine officers : Robert Mensendiek, president; George Wright, vice- president; Arlene Trnka, secretary, and Ken- neth Mitchell, treasurer, and its advisor, Dr. Harvey DeBruine, the class worked together in the carrying out of all its important functions. The first of these was the social orientation of the freshmen, the sophomores being in charge of the Freshman Kangaroo Court, and aiding the Class of ' 53 in their preparations for the Homecoming bonfire. The class had, for its second undertaking, the revision, re-writing, and publication of the annual student directory under the leadership of Joan Johanning and Don Gabler. This year, for the first time in history for the directory, it was in the hands of the student body before Class of 1952 Tliis group of sophomores, Meenen, Johanning, Gabler, Those poor Frosh at Kangaroo Court were under the and Trnka were instrumental in producing a fine Directory. watchful eye of the Sophomores and the class officers. 92 the Christmas hoHdays, and was an attractive Httle pubHcation, at that. Early December was the season for the sophomore semi-formal — " Snowflake Silhou- ettes. " The entire affair was under the co- chairmanship of Pat Hoffman and Warren Winkler, who did an outstanding job of organizing things and keeping them under control; while Ardiene Lang and Laurence Tilly headed the decorations committee, which had a major part in making it truly a dream of a dance with shadowy tree silhouettes, un- meltable snowmen and ladies, heavenly music, delicate snowfiakes and velvet blue lights. It was certainly a memorable evening for all, and especially for the sophomores who had worked such long and happy hours in order to make it the success that it was, following the true Class of ' 52 tradition. Throughout the entire year, the class dis- tinguished itself by having its representatives in all the College Theatre productions and major functions of the campus, its outstanding leaders and silent hard workers always co- operating to maintain its good name and make their days at Elmhurst College worthwhile and enjoyable. Later in the year the class was also in charge of an informal Saturday night affair which proved to be one of the best of its kind. And so one day in May, the sophomores spent a glorious afternoon picnicking together, playing and eating, walking and talking, reminiscing over their first two years, the friendships which had been made and strengthened, the knowledge sought and gained, and the count- less precious experiences which would never be lost. The Class of 1952 has much talent, leader- ship and creative ability, and a wonderful spirit of co-operation and willingness to work. With eager anticipation it looks forward to its final two years at Elmhurst. Sophomores The Soph Semi-formal dance of December 3rd was one of the most glamorous and beautiful dances of the entire year. 93 Sophomores Dolores Ahrendt Marvin G. Albright Jeanne Alfin John Almlof Carl Anderson James H. Andersen Bruce Andrews John Arendt Herbert Armstrong Ronald Baker Mary Ellen Barton Betty Jean Bast Roger W. Bauer B. Bradleigh Bergmann Lois Bessman John O. Bihler Richard Blcesch Russell Boeger 94 Sophomores Elaine Borneman Richard Brabec Richard E. Branding Elroy Brit tain John Bunge Dorthea Burchardt Carolyn Cayia Fred Carrier Ruth Charles Janet Christensen Floyd Christensen Robert Cole - Don Coutre Jerry Cowan Frank Critelli, Jr. Timothy Danforth Charles Davey Jo DeRose Sophomores Arden Deutsche Ronald Dickson Norris R. Dougherty Louis C. Dreessen Edward J. Ehlers Richard Ehlers Arthur Ehlmann Lew is Eitenmiller Richard Exiner Robert Faganel Herbert H. Feierabend Carl Fischer Mary Ellen Flucke Richard Friske Don Gabler Stanley Giese Dale Gittings Robert Gloye Meh in Graupmann Robert Grunlund Stanley Gudmundson James Gysin Betty Lou Hagberg Harold F. Hajek Sophomores Patricia Hammell Don Hanscom Richard W. Harrigan Dorothy Hardt Doryce Heifer Richard Hempenius Pati ' icia Hering Patricia A. Hoffman Marilyn Horn Daniel Hromada Anthony Hsu Robert Irish Betty Jo Janss Alan Joens Joan Johanning Dorothy Johnson Roger Johnson Wm. Kotsakis Mary Ann Kaufman Kenneth E. Kay Berner Kellough Betsy Kessinger Tom Kidwell Nan Kienle Sophomores Walter Klein Bill Knack Joan H. Koenig Irene Kolozy Leonard Kraemer Edgar Allen Krueger Ronald Kurk Donald Lancaster Be ' erly Landon Ardiene Lang Juanita J. Larson Jack Lee Robert A. Lenhart Gerald Ley Robert Lundqnist L ' vin Longacker Art liiir Nlaas Robert Martin Jeanne Masters Floyd ]Mattheussen Sylvia Mazouch Margery Meenen Bob Mensenaiek Mary Louise Mernitz 98 Sophomores Ruth Mesenbiink Ken Mitchell Steven Mitchel Joyce Moore Barbara Morgan Richaj ' d Mueller Eugene Nagy William Nagy Mel V in Xeedy Martha Ostenkamp Richard Pearce Virginia Pearce Dolores J. Pease Geraldine Peterman Diane Phillips Bill Reeves Robert Reidel Edward Reinhardt Jean Roed Irene Ruhl Fred Ruopp Janet St. Clair Karl Schindl Edith Schlinkmann f 99 mid Sophomores Roger Schmiege Kathiyn Schmiit Jack Schneider Bettv Schwartz Hugh Michael Skarr - Wesley Slaughter Wallace Solberg Otto Sommer Alarjorie Sorensen Shirley Southon Wayne Staley Harold Stephen lohn Stevesand Carmen Ferrell Sturm Gus Tarr Jane Te chner Dorothy Thompson Shirley Thompson Leila Teichman Laurence Till} ' Norman Tollefson Arlene Trnka Diane Variakojis Barbai-a L. A ' alil 100 Sophomores Fred Walser Laila Warson Clyde Weber Ralph Weltge Virginia West Margaret Wliitburn Maryls Wildman Robert R. William,- Winifred A. Williamson Warren Winkler George Wright Harry Yungsehlagei ' Richard Zieker Camera Shy Sophomores David A pel Harry Baker Arthur Baumann Biagio Benedetto Earl Brueggeman James Burckert Burtram Butler Roger Chessman Dionne Cumfer Raymond Dankel Don Durisch Norman Grabo George Gregory Harriet Hoi ton Stanley Liebert Harold Luehring Claire Madson Howard MuUins Donald Paulsen Charles Puglia Marilyn Rasch Gj-ace Rosen William Schroeder William Stickney James Thomas Lloyd VanSchoyok George Welk James Whitaker Robert Wiltger Arnold Walter 101 JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS: John Tinka, President; Pris Arvay, Secretary; Mary Louise Lee, Vice-President: Jim Gehlert, Treasurer. M EMBF]RS of the Class of ' 51 put a chapter of their own into the Elmhurst book of memories. What junior can forget the after- noons he spent decorating — or perhaps a better term — disguising the gym for dances, or the evenings he rehearsed his Hues for the Student-Faculty Show, or the feeling of pride he experienced at the Junior Prom? These were all moments of class enthusiasm which is a mark of quality in the Class of ' 51. Although the size of the class has dwindled, the remaining members worked together to make 1949-50 a notable year in college history. " Activity " was the key word from the very I peginning of the year as the juniors started off their calendar with a street dance just a few weeks after school started. There was a little trouble with the weatherman who insisted in making people wear their coats as they danced, but everyone took the shivers in their stride and had a good time. Always ready to throw a party, the juniors held another informal a week following Class of 1951 The hifi event of the yeai ' , the Junior Prom, was cap- Old-fashioned street dance is given hy tlie .Junior Class ably headed by Gloria Stade and Mamoru Fujioka. on the Irion Hall lawn, the last Saturday in September lo: The JuniorClass did a hooiniug l)usiiies.s selling candy, cokes, antl candy apples, at l)askethall and football games. Juniors Christmas vacation. This time they laughed at the weatherman and held the " Canadian Capers " in the gym. The " way up north " atmosphere gave the guests a spirit of vigor which lasted throughout the evening of fun. Having inherited the presentation of the Student-Faculty Show from the Class of ' 49, the juniors tackled the new project with their usual enthusiasm and spirit of cooperation. The show was something different from usual with continuous action instead of a series of acts. The story, an original creation, was a satire on control, in which occiu ' red such rous- ing events as faculty letting-down-of-t he-hair parties and student revolutions. Some of the characterizations in the show will really be hard to forget. The high point of the year for any jimior class is, of course, the Junior Prom. Beautiful, gay, memorable, lovely— it ' s hard to find an adjective which really describes the 1950 Prom. It was just plain wonderful. The work of the class committees came to a grand climax on Saturday, May 13, at Medinah Country Club in an evening of dreams-come-true. Everything from the sumptuous buffet dinner held before the dance to the lovely queen and her court were the best that could be had. The juniors could feel justly proud of their accomplishment in giving the student body an evening of beauty and splendor. Yes, the Class of ' 51 wrote a chapter in the book of Elmhiu ' st, a chapter which will long remind us of the good old days we spent in college. 103 Juniors Kathryn Abele St. Louis, Missouri Priscilla Arvay Toledo, Ohio Elaine Avstermanx Chicago, Illinois Delores E. Bagamerv Hammond, Indiana Millie L. Baxdt Louisville, Kentucky James Beecken Elgin, Illinois Kexxeth Blaesing Bensenville, Illinois Richard H. Blaxkshain Elmwood Park, Illinois Gustav E. Bloom Dearborn, Michigan RCTH BOYER Rockford, Illinois Dean Bradley E lmhurst, Illinois Taylor B. Buttles Lombard, Illinois Marilyn Carter Berwvn, Illinois W. James Cody Elmhurst, Illinois George Crusius Chicago, Illinois Charles Davey Brooktield, Illinois Richard Davies Maywood, Illinois Ramona Determan Wood River, Illinois Arthur Diez Chicago, Illinois Mary Domermuth Owensboro, Kentucky I ETTY DrECHSEL Chicago, Illinois Delvin Engelsdorfer Detroit, Michigan Richard Entenmann Elmhurst, Illinois Dorothy Ewald Glen Ellvn, Illinois 104 Juniors Phyllis Joan Fabbr Kirkwood, Missouri Joseph Fagan San Gabriel, California Edward Lawrence Fahner Chicago, Illinois William Farwell Oak Park, Illinois Robert W. Fearn Elmhurst, Illinois Harn ey Felbinger Elmhurst, Illinois Warren W. Fieber Milwaukee, Wisconsin Catherine Floros Chicago, Illinois Frank W. Foster Elmhurst, Illinois Leta Faye Friend Marshall, Oklahoma Ronald Fritz Villa Park, Illinois Victor M. Frohne LaPorte, Indiana Mamoru Fujioka Olaa, Hawaii Marian Gabler Blackburn, Missouri James Gehlert Granite City, Illinois Emmy Lou Gladden Elmhurst, Illinois Howard Glassford Westchester, Illinois Arthur Graham Chicago, Illinois Arthur Greer Evansville, Indiana Barbara Groggel Grand Rapids, Michigan Phil Gruenke Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fred H. Gunzel Villa Park, Illinois Robert Gysin Chicago, Illinois Merri Lyn Hartman Dayton, Ohio 105 106 Juniors Dale Henderson Elnihurst, Illinois Helen E. Herrscher Pinalejo, Honduras, C. A. Marilyn Hill Elmhurst, Illinois Joan Howe Evanston, Illinois Ruth Huenefeld Treloar, Missouri KiTA RaE .IaI ' 0B8 Springfield, Ohio Gwendolyn Jeffers Cleveland, Ohio Edwin Johnson Elmhurst, Illinois Irene Kalman Clifton, New Jersey lioBERT Keller Pekin, Illinois William L. Klusack Elmhurst, Illinois Henry E. Knoll Oak Park, Illinois Erwin R. Koch St. Paul, Minnesota Elizabeth Konrad Elkhart, Indiana Albert William Kovacs Hopelawn, Xew Jersey Richard Kriz Downers Grove, Illinois Ralph S. Kroehler Jackson, Michigan C. Gene Kuehl l ' ]lkader, Iowa Richard Lambrecht Frankfort, Illinois Roy K. Ki ROTsucHi Chicago, Illinois Ravmonu L. Landwehr Chicago, Illinois Dwight Larson Gowanda, New York Leila Larson Maywood, Illinois Larry J. Laskv Melrose Park, Illinois Juniors Sarah Pauline La in Villa Park, Illinois Mary I.ouise Lee Chicago, Illinois Myron Low St. Louis, Missouri Gene Male Buffalo, New York Margaret A. McMichael Maywood, Illinois Pal l Melchert Mansfield, Ohio Helene June-Rose Meyer Deerfield, Illinois Faye Miles West Chicago, Illinois Margaret Mishler West Chicago, Illinois Caryl Morton Pana, Illinois William R. Mueller Nampa, Idaho Ray Mydill Itasca, Illinois Carl Niemes Chicago, Illinois Paul Xeuman Maywood, Illinois Bill Newman Cincinnati, Ohio Glenn Nowack Elmhurst, Illinois Mildred E. Olsson Elmhurst, Illinois Thomas Oneson Elmwood Pai ' k, Illinois Robert Pierson Villa Park, Illinois Carol Ramsey Forest Park, Illinois Harold Renis Morton Grove, Illinois Virginia Reinhold Villa Park, Illinois Walter Rock Oak Park, Illinois Alice Shioezttmi San Francisco, California ljP H I fHil mm 107 -IS Juniors DERALD SCHULTZ Maywood, Illinois URSULA H. SCHWAGERICK Chicago, Illinois DONALD SEILER Oak Park, Illinois CxERALD SMITH Lawrenceville, Illinois JAMES SMITH Chicago, Illinois ROY SOREXSEX Franklin Park, Illinoi BARBARA SOTELO Waukegan, Illinois GLORIA STADE Chicago, Illinois LAWREXCE STEFFY Maywood, Illinois PHILIP STEXDEL Xorth Riverside, Illinois SHIRLEY SWAXSOX Elmhiiist, Illinois JAMES TAYLOR West Chicago, Illinois LOUIS TA LOH Villa Park, Illinois ROBERT TAYLOR Schiller Park, Illinois PH LLIS LKE TELLEFSEX Chicago, Illinois EDWARD TIEDEMAXX F) ' anldiii Park, Illinois ROBERT TILLOU East Auroi-a, Xew York JOHX TRXKA Chicago, Illinois 108 Juniors RICHARD TVETER Elmhurst, Illinois MARTHA VICTOR South Haven, Michigan DAVE VOGELMANN Merrill, Wisconsin ALVIN VOLLE Westphalia, Indiana MARIAN WARMING Burlington, Iowa EDMUND WESLOWSKI Wheaton, Illinois Camera Shy Juniors EARL FAY Tell City, Indiana RICHARD FISCHER Wheaton, Illinois JOHN FLOROS Chicago, Illinois RAYMOND FREDRICK Villa Park, Illinois GERALD HOEHN Lombard, Illinois HENRY KINDL Elmhurst, Illinois WES McCAIN Oak Park, Rlinois ROY O TTESEN Villa Park, Illinois ELMER STECHER Oak Park, Illinois HERBERT WELTLER Maywood, Illinois MORTON WHITNEY Maywood, Illinois 1 m m SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS : Cal Fischer, Vice-President : Joan Wolff, Secretary: John Thomas, President; Hichaid Newman, Treasurer. Since 1941, Elmluu-st College students have been included in Who ' s Who Among College Students in American Universities and Col- leges, a book compiled each year honoring the outstanding graduates of that year. Primarily, it is a source book for industry and lousiness; it lists students throughout the nation who have shown exceptional ability during theii- college or university careers. The seniors selected for this honor were the choices of a committee composed of both stu- dent and faculty members. The selections foi- Who ' s Who are made on the basis of high scholastic achievements, character, leadership ability, and willingness to cooperate. There are eight Seniors from Elmhurst who received that honor this year: Dorothy Cluever, Mildred Joens, Geraldine Kapi)e, Robert Deufel, Norman Jones, Roland Radloff, Robert Witzeman, and Robert Man- ley. Elmhiu ' st is truly proud of these students who have made so many conti ' ibutions to its welfare. Class of 1950 September, 1949 -three shoil years had elapsed since that group of green fi-eslimen had entered Elmhurst College. Classes began— lect res, tests, field woi ' k, practice teaching, and field trips; meetings, review practice, glee club, polyhymnia, foot- ball games and the like kept the seniors busy. But as the days grew colder and the leaves l)egan to turn to brilliant crimsons and golds, the date of the seniors ' last Homecoming drew near. Homecoming meant a i:iarade and a parade meant floats. The senior float had to be something flilferent, something really special. Chicken A ire, newspapers, wallpaper ])aste, paint, and hard work created " Big Sam, the Football Man " — sixteen feet of the finest football player Elmhiu ' st College has ever seen. The .judges thought so too, for " Big Sam " was awarded first prize. Homecoming was now history. Once again the student body settled down to its I ' egulai- routine, but not the Senior Class. They had othei ' i)lans. White glo -es with " No ' . 19 " on them apijcared all i) er the camjKis. Every e ' ening the strains of such songs as " They Called It Dixieland " could be heaid coming from the S.U., LH.A., or Room 12. The iMinstrel, of course! The seniors were " Ala- bamy Bound " on the " Showboat " . NoA ' ember 19 found the gym packed, as the curtain went up for the " Alabama Jubilee " . And when the " Midnight Choo-Choo Left for Alabam " , it as a thoroughly delighted audience that bid adieu to the Class of ' 50 ' s show. The first week of the new term found the seniors l)usy on the i)lans for the Senior In- formal which was to be held on February 4. It was the last big all-school event which this class would sponsor. Senior week — it was a week of j icnics, parties, and fim for the entire class, culminating in graduation and then final good-byes to the many friends made at Elmhurst. 110 WHO ' S WHO: SEATED: Geraldine Kappe, Robert Deufel, Dorothy Cluever, Mildied Juens. STANDING: Robert Manley, Norman Jones, Roland Radloff, Rohert Witzeman. Seniors All the " hand-some " men in the background are right in the swingof " The Alabama Jubilee " , as is that fetching chorus line. The Senior class Minsti ' el Show, " Showboat, " was one of the highlights on the weekend social calendar. Ill Seniors MARGIT ANDERSON Elmhurst, Illinois Speech Elm Bark Staff Elm Bark Business Manager 3, 4 Women ' s Union Treasurer 3, 4 ESTHER E. AT STERMANN Chicago, Illinois Social Science Community Chorus 1 German Club 1 Women ' s Union 1, 2, 3, 4 Junior Prom Committee 3 F.T.A. 4 Elms Staff 4 Minstrel Show 4 HOWARD BAECHTOT D Collinsville, Illinois Mathematics Student Physics Assistant 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Science Club 3, 4 (Treasurer) Math Clul) (Charter Member) 4 MERLE BAKER Elmhurst, Illinois History Football Team 4 liAi.PH uwn High Ridge, Missouri Sociology Orchestra 1. 2 Track Team 1, 2, 3. 4 Sociology Club 2, 3 S.C.A. 3, 4 Football Team 4 WILI.IAM F. BEHR St. Louis, Missouri Sociology Baseball Team 2 Tennis Team 3, 4 Junior Prom Co-Chairman 3 W.R.S.E. (Schedule Manager) 3 Ciieerleader 3 Men ' s Intramvu ' als 2, 3 11)4 ' .) Homecoming Revue (Stage Mg.-.) 4 c!i;a t (;. buehrer Sidney, Nebraska Biology Anchor and Eagle Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Science Club 3, 4 German Club 3, 4 104 ' .) Homecoming Committee 4 WALDEMAR ARMIN BIZER Northbrook, Illinois Sociology Basketball Team 1,2,3,4 ■ E " Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Golf Team 2, 3, 4 1VI4 ) Homecoming Committee Co-Chairman 4 Student Union Senate 4 Ellms 4 nOXAED BEOESCH Chicago, Illinois Pre-Theological S.t ' .A. Ciimmittees LEE C. BOHNENKAMPER St. Louis, Missouri History Anchor and Eagle Club 2, 3 Elm Bark 3 Veteians ' Housing Vice-President 3 Seniors JAMES BRITT Louisville, Kentucky Philosophy Treasurer S.C.A. 4 JOHN WESLEY BROWN Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry- Biology Anchor and Eagle Club 1 Science Club Treasurer 2 Science Club President 3 W.R.S.E. Construction 4 Minsti-el Show 4 ROBERT BROWX Arlington, Virginia Biology NORMAX BURTPIWICK Elmhurst, Illinois Sociology Anchor and Eaa;le Club 1 , 2 Community Chorus 1 Glee Club Librarian 2 F.T.A. 2, 3, 4 New Dorm Committee 3 DOROTHY CLllWER Maywood, Illinois Biology Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 Science Club 2, 3, (Vice-Pres.), 4 German Club 2 Athletic Board Secretary 1949 Homecoming Co-Chairman Who ' s Who 4 CHARLES H, CRAMER River Grove, Illinois Chemistry Orchestra 3, 4 Math Club 4 FRANK BRUNO Maywood, Illinois Economics and Business Administration Men ' s Litramui ' als 1, 2, 3, 4 Student Union Finance Committee 2, 3 Treasurer of Student Union 4 DORIS CHRYSLER Elmhurst, Illinois English ROBERT L. CONWAY ' Lombard, Illinois Business Administration German Clul) 2 ROBERT CRUZAN Villa Park, Illinois Economics and Business Administration Baseball Team 2 Glee Club 3 Elm Leaves 3 Minstrel Show 3 Student Union Senate 4 113 Seniors I ' RED DAN AN AY Orient, Illinois Speech Hunnaiian Cluh 1, 2, 3, 4 Men ' s Glee Club 2 1U47 Homecoming Revue Student-Facultv Show 2, 3, W.R.S.E. 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 F.T.A. 4 HARRY C. DAVIS Oak Park, Illinois History W.R.S.E. 4 JEANNE DAVIS Elmhurst, Illinois Biology Theater 1 Science Club 2, 3, 4 Biology Lab . ssistant 2, 3, 4 .lunior Prom Committee 3 Homecoming Float Committee 3, 4 Minstrel Show 4 PHILIP A. DESENIS Chicago, Illinois Philosophy Football Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Elm Bark Sports Staff 2, 3 W.R.S.E. Coordinator 2 Student Union Chapel Chairman 3 Philosophy Club 3, 4 Student Union Athletic Chairman " E " Club 2, 3, 4 (President) ROBERT D. DEUFEL Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry -Biology Track Team 1, 2 Student-Facultv Show 2, 3 W.R.S.E. 2, 3, 4 Student Union Vice-President 3 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Student Union President 4 Member of Who ' s Who 4 GEORGE DIESEL Oak Park, Illinois Chemistry Football Team 1, 2, 4 WARD DIETRICH Oak Park, Illinois Business Administration CHARLES DOMERMUTH Owensboro, Kentucky Biology Comnumitv Cliorus 1 Men ' s Glee Club 1, 2 German Club 1 , 2, 3 Science Club 2, 3 Chapel Choir 4 GORDON EASTMAN Austin, Minnesota Philosophy Track Team 1, 2 Philoso|)hv Club 2 Band 2, 3 ' , 4 Vice-President Philosoiihv Club 3, 4 ()rcliesti-a4 MAH.IOHIE ENGEL Elmhurst, Illinois History Theater (Secretary-Treasurer) 3 Seniors ELLEN ANN ENTORF Elmhurst, Illinois English Student-Eax ' ulty Show 3, i Elm Bark 1, 2 Theater 2 Chapel Choir 2 Student Union Cabinet 2 Mixed Chorus 1, 2 WARREN ERICKSON Elmhurst, Illinois Sociology Track Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Elm Bark 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Elm Leaves Business Mgr. 3 Cross-Coimtry 4 " E " Club 1949 Homecoming Committee SUZANNE ESTHUS Chicago, Illinois Chemistry Sophomore Semi-Formal Co-Chairman Social Life Council 2, 3, 4 Elms Queen 2 Women ' s Intramurals 2 Minstrel Show 3, 4 South Hall President 4 1949 Homecoming, Float Comm. 4 RALPH FAJSST St. Louis, Missouri Sociology Theater Procluctions 3 W.R.S.E. 4 Irion Hall Dormitory Council 4 JOHN H. FINK Milwaukee, Wisconsin Political Science Sociology Club 3 S.C.A. Cabinet 4 Student l nion Chapel Chairman 4 CAL FISCHER Manitowoc, Wisconsin Philosophy Irion Hall President 3 Inter-dorm Council 3 Golf Team 3, 4 Senior Class Vice-President 4 Philosophy Club 4 Student I ' nion Senate 4 ROBERT W. FRICKE Webster Groves, Missouri Philosophy Community Chorus 1 S.C.A. Cabinet 4 D.WID GEIST Cleveland, Ohio Biology Inter-Doi m Council 3 Football Team 2 DOROTHY GERBER St. Louis, Missouri Philosophy and Christian Ed. S.C.A. Pi ' ogram Committee Co-Chauman S.C.A., Progr. Comm. DAVID GLIESSMAN Hinsdale, Illinois Psychology Student Ass ' t. Psychology Dejjt. 4 Seniors WILLARD A. GOULD River Forest, Illinois Economics W.R.S.E. Chief Producer 4 19-i ' ,) Homecoming Float Comm. 4 Student Union Senate HARRY GRAVES Villa Park, Illinois Economics liOBERT L. HAERTIG Kerrville, Texas Philosophy Pre-The Society 1, 2, 3, 4 Social Life Council 1 Community Chorus 1 Elms 2 Ciiapel Choir 3 Junior Prom Committee 3 Freshman Week Committee 2 EDMUND HELLER Elmhurst, Illinois Economics WIM.IAM IIIXCKLEY Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry ELLIOTT A. GRACE Forest Park, Illinois Economics German Club 4 CAROL GUXDERSON Maywood, Illinois Biology DOXALD HAFNER Dayton, Ohio Psychology Basketi)all Team 1, 2, " E " Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Dorm Council 1 Minstrel Show 3 3, 4 RALPH J. HIXCH, JR. Oak Park, Illinois Chemistry MARILEE J. HOELSCHER Mascoutah, Illinois Speech Theater 1, 2, 3, 4, (Vice-Pre.sident) Community Chorus 1, 2 Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 Polyhymnia 3, 4, (Puhlicitv Mgr.) South Hall Dorm Council 3, 4 F.T.A. 4 Creative Writing Staff 3 llh Seniors DOROTHY C. HOSTO Valmeyer, Illinois Christian Education S.C.A. 2, 3, 4 Community Clioius 3 JAMES HUDSON Elmhurst, Illinois Political Science Glee Club 3 EUGENE HUNSBERGER Elkhart, Indiana Social Science F.T.A. i Goethe Vei ein 4 Social Science Club 4 FRANK ILCE]WICZ Oak Park, Illinois Chemistry WALTER J. JACOBSEN Chicago, Illinois History Men ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 F.T.A. 4 Spanish Club 3 PAUL JASPER Chicago, Illinois Business Administration CLIFFORD JANSSEN Barnesville, Minnesota History Pi e-The Society 1, 2, 3, 4 Anchor and Eagle Club 1 Philosophy Club 2 Religious Life Committee 2 Bookstore Manager 2, 3 Chapel Choir 3 MH DRED JENSF]N Elgin, Illinois Biology-Nursing Education Science Chit) 3 Campus Nurse 4 ROY JOELLENBECK Okawville, Illinois Sociology Chapel Choir 3 DOROTHY JOENS Blue Island, Illinois Biology Elm Leav es 3 Science Club 3, 4 Religious Life Comm. of Women ' s Union 4 117 Seniors MILDRED JOENS Blue Island, Illinois English F.T.A. 2 German Club 2 Psychology Club 2 South Hall Dorm Comicil 4 S.C.A. Cabinet 4 Secretary-Treasurer F.T.A. 4 Student Union Senate (Recorder) M, RUSSELL .TOLTA ' Elmhurst, Illinois Economics Orcliestia 1 F.T.A. 3, 4 (President) Elm Bark News Staff 3 Student Union Senate 4 THOMAS JOHXSOX Villa Park, Illinois Business Administration M n KWK Oak Park, Illinois Speech Theater Production Stage Mgr. 4 French Club 2, 3 F.T.A. 4 liOliERT E. KASPER Fennimore, Wisconsin Philosophy Pre-The S.iciety 1, 2, 3, 4 Community Chorus 1, 2 Philo.sopliy Club 1, 2, 3, 4 (President) Band 1, 2, 3, 4 German Club l, 2, 3 Firesides 3 U.WMOXD V. KL.VSIXG St. Louis, Missouri History Community Chorus 1 German Ciub 2 Minstrel Show 4 NOR MAX .TOXES Elmhurst, Illinois Biology-Chemistry Football Team 1, 2, 3, 4 W.R.S.E. Staff 2 Elm Bark 2 Track Team 2, 3, 4 Social Life Council Chairman 4 Minstrel Show 3 Student Union Cabinet 4 GERAT,DIXE KAPPE Beecher, Illinois Social Science Community Cliorus I, 2 Women ' s Litramurals 1, 2, 4 South Hall Dorm Council, Sec ' y. 3 Junior Prom Queen 3 F.T.A. 3, 4 Student Union Vice-President 4 Member of Who ' s Who 4 FRAXK K ' ERKOCH Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry-Mathematics Football Team 1 " E " Club 1 Science Club 3, 4 Matli Club (Charter member) ROBERT C. KOCH Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry Anchor anil Eagle Club 1 Science Club 3, 4 Math Club (Charter member) 118 Seniors GABRIELLE KOEHLER Wooddale, Illinois Chemistry Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 Science Club 3, 4 (Secretary) Math Club 4 1949 Homecoming Committee 4 CLARENCE W. KOHRIXG, JR. St. Louis, Missouri Philosophy Tennis Team 1, 3 Chapel Choir 1, 2, 3 Orchestra 1, 2 Philosophy Chib 3, 4 Pre-The Society 2, 3, 4 CHARLOTTE L. KRIVl ' LKA Los Angeles, California Speech Correction Psychology Club 1, 2, 3 F.T.A. 1 Hungarian Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 1946 Homecoming Committee Junior Prom Committee 3 GLADYS KUXZER Elmhurst, Illinois English Homecoming Revue 3, 4 Student Union Treasurer 3 Chapel Choir 1, 2 Elm Bark (Business Manager) 3 KENNETH W. LARSEN River Forest, Illinois English Elm Leaves 3 1949 Homecoming Committee 4 ROBERT KOELLING Burlington, Iowa Psychology Theater 2, 3, 4 (President) Orchestra and Band 2, 3 W.R.S.E. 2 Elms 3, 4 (Business Manager! Chapel Choir 3 Co-Chairman Firesides 3, 4 Philosophy Club 4 WALTER H. KREBS Chicago, Illinois Sociology Glee Club Organist 2 Chai)el Choir Organist 3, Pre-The Society 3, 4 ARTHUR V. KROEGER Paducah, Kentucky Biology Anchor and Eagle Clul) 2, German Club 2, 3, 4 Science Club 2, 3, 4 3, 4 PETER LAPIXS Maywood, Illinois Biology gp:orgia m. levix Detroit, Michigan Biology Student Directorv 2, 3 Science Club 3 W.R.S.E. 3 Biology Lab. Student Ass ' t. 4 119 lllilliiii % i H " PI Seniors ROBERT W. McXAMARA St Louis, Missouri Sociology Pre-The Society 3, 4 Track Team 3 Religious Life Committee i Irion Hall President 4 Social Science Club 4 FRANK J. MACK, JR. Maywood, Illinois Business Administration and Economics STF:VE a. MADl Perth Amboy, New Jersey Sociology Band 1, 2, 3, 4 Hungarian Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Elms Advertising Mgr. 2 Ellms Business Manager 3 1948 Homecoming Committee 3 S.C.A. Program Chairman 3 JOHN MELCHERT Chicago, Illinois Biology Football Team 1, 2, 4 Basketball Team 1 , 2 CLIFFORD MARTIX Chicago, Illinois Chemistry Football Team 1, 2 Chemistry Assistant 2, 3, 4 EMIL MENZEL Raipur CP, India English KEXXETH O. MESLE St. Louis, Missouri Sociology Elm Bark 2, 3 Glee Club 2, 3, 4 (President) Cheerleader 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Social Life Council 4 WARIU X F. MEVEH, .)R. Oak Park, Illinois Economics and Business Administration Football Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Men ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 ••E " Club L 2, 3 (Sec.-Treas.) 4(Vice-Pres.) F.T.A. 2 Jayvee Basketball Team 3 Spanish Club 2 M Ain AXX METZGER Pana, Illinois Speech Correction Polyhymnia 1, 2 Community Chorus 1 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Class Ring, Committee Chairman 3 1949 Senior Float Committee Chairman 4 WILLARD MIELKE Brownton, Minnesota Biology Science Club 2 Men ' s Intramvu ' als 2, 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Baseball Team 3 Student I nion Senate 4 Cheerleader 4 120 Seniors PAULINE MILLER Freeport, Illinois Education Women ' s Union President 4 HAROLD MOELLER Chicago, Illinois Business Administration EDWARD M. MUELLER, JR. Cleveland, Ohio History Elm Bark 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sports Editor) Baseball Team Manager 1 Elms 2, 3 W.R .S.E. 3, 4 Athletic Publicity Director 4 ' ' E " Club Treasurer 4 RICHARD XEWMAX River Grove, Illinois Business Administration Senior Class Treasurer 4 ROY OTTESEN Hollywood, California Economics Football 3 Football Team Manager 4 Minstrel Show 4 CHARLES MINEGAR Elkhart, Indiana French Theater 3 French Club 4 Glee Club 4 JOEL MOSSBERG Elmhurst, Illinois Pre-Medical Science Club 3, 4-- president DON NAGEL St. Louis, Missouri Sociology 1948 Homecoming Revue 3 Chapel Choir 3, 4 S.C.A. MARTHA JO NISI Warsaw, Illinois Speech Polyhymnia 1, 2, 3, 4 Homecoming Revue 1, 2, 3, 4 Women ' s Intramurals 2, 3, 4 Cheerleader 2, 3, 4 (Captain) Theater 2, 3, 4 Co-Chairman W.U. Circus Big Top 3, 4 Minstrel Show 3, 4 CLARENCE E. OLDFIELD Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry Anchor and Eagle Club 1, 2, 3 Men ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3 Science Club 1, 2, 3 Seniors ALFRED D. PALERMO Linden, New Jersey Business Administration Aiirhdr ami Eagle Club 3 Ht4y Homecoming Committee 4 Minstrel Show 4 LOTES PIHROXG Chicago, Illinois Biology RICHAHD PRATT River Grove, Illinois Chemistry Foothall Team 1 •■E " Clul) 1 Math Clul) (Charter Member! CAROL RASCHE Burlington, Iowa English Theater 3, 4 Elm Bark 3. 4 Band 3, 4 Women ' s Iiitramurals 3, 4 Community Chorus 3 Women ' s Union, Publicity Chrm. 4 DAVID C. RANDS Bensenville, Illinois Chemistry Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4 (Concert Master) Anchor and Eagle Club 1 Science Club 2, 3, 4 Math Clul) (Charter Member) AXX POULOS Elmhurst, Illinois Biology Elms 1, 4 Science Club 2, 3, 4 1949 Homecoming C ommittee 4 LOUIS G. POBO Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry Philosophy Clul) 2 Science Ciub 2, 3, 4 Math Club 4 German Club 4 MARY AXX PRELL St. Louis, Missouri Sociology Elm Bark 3, 4 Women ' s Intramiu ' als 3, Community Chorus 3 Elms 4 Polyhymnia 4 ROLAXD RADLOFF Eitzen, Minnesota History Theater 2, 3, 4 Band 2, 3, 4 Elm Bark 3 (Adv. Mgr.), Junior Class President 3 Elms 3 R.S.E. 2, 4 ELMER RIXGQUIST Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry Science Club 2, 3, 4 Anchor and Eagle Club 2, 3 122 Seniors JOHN C. RIGGS Elmhurst, Illinois Sociology Pre-The Society 2 Men ' s Intramurals 3, 4 Sociology Club 3 VERA ixp:z robh Melrose Park, Illinois Biology Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, Science Club 1 Theater 2, 3, 4 German Club 3 W.R.S.E. 4 DAVID M. ROBIXSOX Elmhurst, Illinois History Anchor and Eagle Club 2 Science Club 2, 3, 4 Spanish Club 3 Elm Bark 3, 4 W.R.S.E. 3 TRENT ROCKWELL Belleville, Illinois Sociology Track Team 1 Community Chorus 1 Elm Bark 1 Elms 1 Senior Ring Committee 3 Elm Leaves 4 MARY ELIZABETH SASSE Henderson, Kentucky Education-English WILLIAM SCHMITZ St. Louis, Missouri English Elm Bark 2, 3 Elms 3 Track Team 2, 3 CARL SCHWEITZER Freeport, Illinois History S.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4 Anchor and Eagle Club 1, 2 JOHN H. SCHAEFER St. Louis, Missouri English Chapel Choir 1, 2, 3, 4 Pre-The Society 1, 2, 3, Community Chorus 1 NEIL R. SCHROEDER Fredericksburg, Iowa History Pre-The Society 1, 2, 3, 4 Philosophy Club 1, 2, 3 Sociology Club 3 Tennis Team 1 MAXINE SEYBOLD Wellsburg, Iowa Christian Education Polyhymnia 1, 2, 3, 4 Chapel Choir 1, 2, 3, 4 Community Chorus 1, 2, 3 South Hall Dorm Council 2 Women ' s Union, Vice-President 3 123 Seniors SUSAX SIMPSOX River Forest, Illinois Chemistry Junior Prom Co-Chairman 3 1VI49 HomecDming; Queen 4 JAXET F. SMITH Villa Park, Illinois Philosophy VERXOX SMITH Maywood, Illinois Economics RICHARD SOYA Syracuse, New York Philosophy C.I.D. 3 S.C.A, 3, 4 AILEP X STERCHI Olney, Illinois Biology Science Clul) 3 Scliodl Xurse 3, 4 JOHX H. STRUB Oak Park, Illinois Business Administration Spanish Club 3 F.T.A. 3, 4 MAKIE STIX ' KI Neillsville, Wisconsin Sociology Community Clioru-s 1, 2 South Hall Dorm Council 1 German Club 2 Elm Leaves Staff 3 Theater 4 Minstrel Show 4 JOHX TAXIS Villa Park, Illinois Economics Football Intiamurals 4 Basketball Intramurals 4 MARY TEICHEX Elmhurst, Illinois Business Administration Social Lite Council 2, 3 JOHX THOMAS Elmhurst, Illinois Biology Football Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Student-Faculty Show 2, 3 " E " Club 2, 3 (vice-president), 4 Baseball Team 3 Minstrel Show 3, 4 Senior Class President 4 Athletic Committee 4 Seniors RICHARD THOMAS Bensenville, Illinois Spanish Men ' s Intraniurals 1, 2 Anchor and Eagle Chib 1, 2 Spanish C ' hib 1 Tennis Team 2, 3, 4 Camera Club 1 EDWARD URBAN Bridgeport, Connecticut Economics Hungarian Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Men ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3 Jayvee Basketball 1 Camera Club 2, 3, 4 Elm Bark 3, 4 Elms 4 WILLIAM THOMAS Downers Grove, Illinois Business Administration DONALD VOGEL Rochester, New York History-German Anchor and Eagle 1 German Club 1, 2 Band 2, 3, 4 W.R.S.E 2, 3 Orcliestra 3 FRANK R. VOGEL Rochester, New York Music Anchor and Eagle Club 1 Band 1, 2, 3, 4 W.R.S.E. 2, 3 F.T.A. 4 ERWIN WENDLER Clay Center, Ohio Sociology Anchor and Eagle Club 1, 2, 3 German Club 1, 2, 3 Sociology Club 3 Social Science Club 4 RAYMOND WESTERLUND Elmhurst, Illinois Speech Baseball 1, 2, 3 COLLEEN M. WEGENER Edwardsport, Indiana Christian Education Chapel Choir 1, 2, 3, 4 Community Chorus 1, 2 Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 Orchestra 1 Polyhymnia 3, 4 Women ' s Union Cabinet 3, 4 HARRIET WESTERLUND Elmhurst, Illinois Speech MORTON WHITNEY Maywood, Illinois Education Anchor and Eagle Club 1, 2 New Dorm Fund, Co-Chairman 2, 3 W.R.S.E 3, 4 Commencement Committee 4 125 Seniors ROBERT E. WITZEMAN Bluffton, Indiana Philosophy Elm Bark 1, 2, 3, 4 (Editor) Theater 1, 2, 3, 4 CJerman Club 1, 2 Philosophy Club I, 2, 4 Men ' s Glee Club 3, 4 Baiul 3 Who ' s Who 4 ROBERT C. WOLATZ Elmhurst, Illinois Business Administration Basketball Team " E " Club 2, 3, 4 Golf Team 2, 4 Men ' s Intramurals 2, 3, 4 .lOAX.N WOLFE Belvidere, Illinois Speech Correction Women ' s Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 Theater 1, 2, 3, 4, (Sec ' y-Treasurer) Elms 2, 3 Senior Class Secretary 4 Women ' s Union Cabinet 4 Social Life Committee 4 F.T.A. 4 ROBERT WORDEL Chicago, Illinois Psychology S.C.A. DOMINIC A. ZITO Melrose Park, Illinois Economics Community Chorus 1 Spanish Club 1 Co-Chairman Soph. Class Picnic 2 .H LiE zf:llmer Antigo, Wisconsin Sociology Camera Shy Seniors LENARD ADAMS Villa Park, Illinois Biology ALLAN BENNETT St. Petersburg, Florida Biology JAMES BUSHONVILLE River Forest, Illinois Speech DOUGLAS CUNNINGHAM Elmhurst, Illinois Economics ROBERT DOHM Elmhurst, Illinois Sociology LESTER GORBICS Elyria, Ohio Political Science ANDREW GYURE Whiting, Indiana Biology WILLIAM KERBER Elmhurst, Illinois German ROBERT MANLEY Villa Park, Illinois History WILFRED MARKOWITCH Chicago, Illinois Biology ROBERT WENTE Chicago, Illinois Biology WILLIAM MENDRALA Chicago, Illinois ]:5io!ogv JOSEPH MEYERS Green Valley, Illinois Chemistry ROBERT MUELLER Belleville, Illinois Philosophy ELEANOR " MUNGER Mayvvood, Illinois Psychology FREDERICK NIERHOFF Elmhurst, Illinois Chemistry JAMES NORDSTROM Elmlnu ' st, Illinois Biology ROBERT ST. CLAIR Villa Park, Illinois Political Science EUGENE SZABO Clifton, New Jersey History ROBERT TABBERT ' River Forest, Illinois Biology AUDREY WAGNER Bensenville, Illinois Biology Second Semester Students FRESHMEN JEROME BELZA ROBERT BRENNER WALTER BRYDON WILLIAM CAMP JOHN COWLES ALAN FERGUSON LEONARD FORSCHNER JOYCE FRECKMANN WALTER HELGENBERG CAROLL ICHINGER MARILYN JACOBSON RICHARD KAHL MARY KNAPSTEIN ROBERT LOIBEL MARY MUELLER JAMES PIOTTER ROBERT STEINHILBER JUNE ADLER CAROL APPLEQUIST MARTHA BRADLEY PAUL BRAUN W. LEE BROOKE, JR. HENRY CHENEY MARJORIE COLE NORMAN COLLINS ROBERT CUNNINGHAM GRACE DINA CLYDE DOYLE ALLEN DRYSCH ROLAND DUNTEMAN WILLIAM GROVE ROBERT HANSEN JOHN HEISSLER JACK HINKLE JOHN KAHLER NCED VANCE KINCAID SIGRID KOSTOFF ANDREW KONDRATH HELEN KUBIN JAMES LANIGAN MICHAEL LOURIS KENNETH LUCAS LOIS MUELLER JAMES RITTER DOROTHY ROSDAIL MELVIN ROWLEY ROBERT SMITH EVAN TYRRELL ALBERT VANDERMAR JOHN VARGO CHARLES WEGER WARNER WHITNEY GEORGE WILSON 127 Autumn agaix, axd falling leaves crackle And ' vhisper beneath our feet — I COULD NOT BELIEVE, IN SPRINOTIMe ' S JOY That autumn could be so sweet! INI. Sorensen Student Directory Abele. Kathryn 44. 104 Adams, Lenard 127 Adler, June 128 Ahrendt. Dolores 94 Albright. Marvin 79, 94 Alfvin. Jeanne 94 Almlof, John 94 Altergott, Esther 40, 89 Alves. Leonard 89 Anderson, Carl 94 Anderson. James 94 Anderson. Margit 2.5. 38. 112 Andrews. Bruce 94 Apel. David 101 Appelquist, Carol 127 Arendt, John 25. 94 Armstrong. Herbert 3.5. 94 Arvay. Priscilla 26. 42. 4.5. 102. 104 Austermann. Elaine 24. 25. 40. 104 Austerniann. Esther 112 Baechtold. Howard 30. 112 Bagamerv, Delores 104 Baker, Hanv 101 Baker, Merle 68. 112 Baker, Roger 68, 89 Baker. Ronald 94 Bander. Lillian .37. 89 Bandt. Mildred 104 Baiuster. ALarie 89 Barton. Marv Ellen 38, 94 Bast, Bettv 94 Bauer. Roger 26, 34, 94 Bauniann, Arthur 101 Baur. Ralph 32, .53. 79. 68. 112 Baxter. Wesley 89 Becker. Barbara 25.40.89 Beecken. James 34. 104 Behr. William 70. 112 Belza. Jerome 127 Benedetto. Biagio 101 Bennett. Allan 127 Bergmann. Bradleigh 26. 94 Bersell. Richard 91 Bessnian. Lois 94 BcvcT.John 91 Bc i-r, William 91 Bihict, John 79. 94 Binder , Huth 24. .37 Bizci. Arniin 73. 80 Bizcr. Waldemar 24, 73, 112 Blaesing. Kenneth 104 Blankshain. Richard 44, 45. 104 Bloesch. Donald 25, .32, .35, 112 Bloesch, Richard 35,37.40,94 Bloom, Gustav 26, 34, 104 Bochman. E 79 Boeger. Ru.s.sp11 77. 94 Bohnenkamper. Lee 112 Borneman. Elaine 26. 95 Boyer. Ruth 24.26,40,104 Brabec, Richard 95 Bradley, Dean 104 Bradley, Martha 127 Branding, Richard 77, 9. " ) Brenner. Robert 127 Braun. Paul 127 Britt. James 32. 113 Brittain. Elroy 95 Broeking, Jean 89 Bron. Joan 89 Brooke. Lee 127 Brown. John 26, 113 Brown, Robert 113 Brueggeman, Earl 101 Bruno, Francis 44, 113 Brydon, Walter 127 Buchman, Edward 89 Buehrer, Grace 34,36,89 Buehrer. Grant 112 Bunge. Jonathon 37, 79, 95 Burchardt, Dorthea 26. 95 Burckert. James 101 Burthwick. Norman 113 Bushonville. James 127 Butler, Burtram 101 Buttles, Taylor 26, 104 Camp, William 127 Carrier, Fred 95 Cartel, Marilyn 104 Carus, Theodore 26, 40. 89 Castner. Harry 79. 89 Cayia. Carolyn 95 Chapman. .Tenn - Bee 34. 89 Charles, Ruth 95 Cheney. Henry 127 Chessman. Roger 101 Chistensen. Floyd 77, 95 Christensen, .Janet 9.5 Chrysler, Doris 113 Cizek, Norrrian 90 Cluever, Dorothy 48. Ill, 113 Cody. Jim 26, 79, 104 Cole, Marjorie 127 Cole, Robert 95 Collins, Norman 127 Conwav, Robert 113 Cotsakis, WiUiam 34, 37. 97 Coutre. Don 95 Cowan. .Jerrv 95 Cowles. John 127 Craig. Gerald 90 Cramer. Charles 37. 113 Critelli. Frank 95 Crusius. Donald 89 Crusius. George 44, 104 Cumfer, Dionne 101 Cumo. Charles 89 Cunningham, Douglas 127 Cunningham. Robert 127 Curle.N ' . Beatrice 91 Currens. Neil 89 Curzan, Robert 113 Cygan, Edward 90 Dammann, Shirley 2.5, 89 Dananay, Fred 114 Danforth, Timothy 95 Dankel. Raymond 73, 101 Davev, Charles 68, 95, 104 Davey, Patricia 26, 88 Da vies, Richard 25 Davis, Harry 26, 114 Davis, Jeanne 114 Debo, Harold 25, 91 Denzler, Donald 79. 91 DeRose. Josephine 26. 95 Desenis. Philip 31, .32, 44, 68, 72, 114 Determan, Ramona 104 Deufel, Robert 44. 111. 114 Deutsche, . rden 96 Dickson, Ronald 25, 26. 43. 96 Diesel, George 114 Dietrich, Ward 114 Diez. Arthur 104 Dinner. Charles 88 Dina, Grace 127 Doering. Carol 25. 26. 34, 40, 48, 90 Dohm, Robert .37, 127 Domerniuth, Charles 34, 114 Domermuth, Mary 104 Dougherty, Norris 25, 96 Dovle. Clvde 127 Doyle, Jim 68, 91 Dragt. Herman 90 Drechsel. Betty 104 Drecssen. Louis 96 Drvsch. Allen 127 Dunchack. Marianna 40, 90 Dunham. Marilyn 90 Dunlop, Jean 89 Dunteman. Roland 127 Durisch, Don 101 Eastman, Gordon 31. 37, 114 Edwards, George 90 Ehlers, Ed ward 96 Ehlers. Richard 96 Ehlmann, Arthur 96 Eichenlaub. Lorenz 53,91 Eisenniann. Richard 26. 40. 68. 91 EiteTimiUer. Lewis 79. 96 Elmer. Virginia 34, 37, 90 Emde, Roman 91 Engel, Marjorie 25, 40, 114 Engelsdorfer. Delvin 35, 104 Entenmaim, Richard 104 Entorf, Ellen Ann 115 Erickson, Warren .79, 115 Esthus, Suzanne 28, 53, 45, 115 Euchlei, Joanne 34, 91 Ewald, Dorothy 48, 65, 104 Ewald. Jeanne , 89 Exiner. Richard 96 Faber, Phylis 25, 38, 40, 105 Fabrick, Suzanne 90 130 Fagan, Joseph 105 Faganel. Robert 96 Fahner, Edward 105 Faisst, Ralph 115 Farewell, William 26, 105 Fay, Earl 109 h earn, Robert 105 Feierabend. Herbert 79, 96 Felbinser, Harvev 105 Feld. Donald 25, 89 Ferguson, Alan 127 Ferguson, Peter 90 Fieber, Warren 68, 79, 105 Fielitz, Carl 79, 80, 90 Fink, John .32, 44, 80, 115 Fischer, Calvin 110 Fischer, Karl 96 Fischer, Richard 109, 115 Floros, Catherine 105 Floros, John 109 Flucke, Mary Ellen 24,45,96 Forschner, Leonard 127 Forrest. Ian 90 Foster. Frank 105 Freckmann, Joyce 127 Fredrick, Raymond 109 Freitag, Marion 24. 90 Frey. Irvine 91 Fricke, Robert 32, 33, 115 Friend, Leta 31, 32, 105 Friske, Richard 96 Fritz, Ronald 38, 40. 79. 105 Frohne. Victor 25, 26, 105 Fujioka, Mamoru 72, 102, 105 Gabler, Don 24, 48, 96, 92 Gabler, Marian 64, 45, 105 Gehlert, James 10, 102, 105 Geist, David 115 George. Alan 90 Gerber. Dorothy 32, 115 Gibson. Robert 91 Giese, Stanley 96 Gittings, Dale 96 Gladden, Emmy Lou 105 Glassford, Howard 25, 105 Gliessman, David 115 Glove, Robert 96 Goebel, .Teanette 90 Gorbics. Lester 80, 127 Gould, WiUard 26, 116 Grabo, Norman 101 Grace, Elliot 116 Graham, Arthur 105 Graupmann, Melwin 96 Graves, Harry 116 Greer, Arthur 25, 26, 35, 105 Gregory, George 101 Groggel, Barbara 105 Groustra, Barbara 90 Grove, William 127 Gruenke, Philip 26.35,80.105 Grunewald. Eloise 24. 90 Grunwald. Doris 90 Greinlund, Robert 26, 96 Gudmundson, Stanley 43, 96 Guenthner, Jerry 90 Gunderson, Florence 116 Gunzel, Fred 105 Gysin, James 96 Gysin, Robert 105 Gyure. Andrew 127 Hachmeister, Ruth 25, 36, 90 Haertig, Robert 32, 116 Hafner, Donald 73. 116 Hagberg, Betty Lou 43, 96 Hajsk, Harold 96 Hammell, Patricia 87 Hanscom, Don 42, 45, 97 Hansen, Robert 127 Hardt, Dorothy 87, 23 Harrigan, Richard 97 Harrington, Donald 89 Hartman, Merri Lyn 33, 36, 105 Hartwig, Dolores 91 Heidemann, Paul 89, 24 HeLssler, John 127 Heifer, Doryce 24,40,97,25 Helgenberg, Walter 127 Heller, Edmund 116 Hempenius, Richard 96 Henderson, Dale 106 Hering. Patricia 34, 97 Herrscher, Helen 26, 38, 106 Herzfeld. June 24, 90 Hibbard. C 68 Hicks, Gladys 89 Hill, Marilyn 106 Hinch. Ralph 116 Hinckley. William 26. 116 Hinkle, Jack 127 Hippard, Clyde 90 Hoag, William 26, 90 Hodock, Stanley 73, 90 Hoehn, Gerald 109 Hoelscher, Marilee 36, .38, 40, 116 Hoffman. Gerald 91 Hoffman, Patricia 97 Holmer. Lawrence . 90 Holzkamper. Helen 36, 90 Horan, Charles 90, 87 Horton, Harriett 101 Hosto, Dorothy 117 Hoth, Robert 91 Howard, Hugh 89 Howe, Joan 24, 106 Hromada, Daniel 35,40,96 Hsu, Anthony 37. 42, 97 Hudson, James 117 Huenefeld, Ruth 106 Huetson, Lois 89 Hunsberger, Eugene 117 Ichinger, Carroll 127 Ilcewicz. Frank 117 Irish, Robert 26, 97 Jacobs, Rita 106 Jacobsen, Walter 117 Jacobson, Marilyn 127 Janss, Betty Jo 40, 97 Janssen, Clifford 117 Jantzen, Carl 89 Jasper, Paul 117 Jeffers, Gwendolyn 40, 106 Jensen, Mildred 117 Joellenbeck, Roy 117 .Joens. Alan 68. 97 Joens. Dorothy 117 Joens. Mildred .30, 32, 33, 111, 118 Johanning, Joan 24. 28, 40, 92, 97 Johnson, Dorothy 25. 32, 97 Johnson, Edwin 37, 43, 106 Johnson, Roger 68, 97 Johnson, Thomas 118 Jolly, Russell 30, 118 Jones, Norman 44, 45. 79, 111, 118 Jonswold, Ellis 29,30,91 Kahl. Richard 127 Kahler, John 127 Kalman, Irene 24, 106 Kane, Mary 40, 118 Kappe, Geraldine 44, 111, 118 Kasper, Robert 31. 118 Kaufmann, Mary Ann 97 Kav, Kenneth 34, 97 Keiler, Robert 106 Kellough, Virgil 97 Kereszturi, Carolyn 89 Kerber, William 127 Kerkoch, Krank 118 Kidwell, Thomas 97, 101 Kienle, Nancy 24, 31, 34, .36, 97 Kincaid, Vance 127 Kindl, Henry 109 Kessinger, Betsy 97 Klasing, Ray 118 Klein, Walter 98 Klimnier, William 89 Klo,steriiiaii, Keith 34, 91 Kluber, (Jeorge 89 Klusack, William 25, 43, 106 Knack, William 35, 98, 32 Knapstein, Marv 127 Knoll. Henry 106 Koch, Erwin 26, 33. 40, 45. 106 Koch, Joyce 40. 91 Koch. Rita 24. 40. 91 Koch, Robert 118 Koehler, Gabrielle 30, 119 Koelling. Robert 24, 31, 38, 40. 119 Koenig, Joan 34. 98 Kohler. Helen 91 Kohring, Clarence 31. 43, 119 Kolozy, Irene 98, 34 Kondrath, Andrew 127 Konrad, Elizabeth 32, 35, .37, 106 Konrad, James 37, 91 Kostoff, Sigrid 127 Kovacs, Albert 33, 42, 106 Kraemer, Leonard 34, 37, 98 Kraus, Fav 34, 36, 91 Krebs. Walter 34, 119 131 Krivulka, Charlotte 28. 119 Kriz, Leone 1 Kriz. Richard 26, 79. 106 Kroeger, Arthur 119 Kroehler, Ralph 2.5.26.40.106 Krueger. Edgar 32, 33, 3.5. 98 Krusa, Ron 91 Kubin, Helen 127 Kuehle. Eugene 35. 106 Kunzer, Gladvs .34. 40, 119 Kurk. Ronald 98 Kurutsuchi, Rov 77, 106 Lambrecht, Richard 24, 26, 108 Lanca.ster. Donald 98 Landberg. Lois 91 Landon. Beverly 98 Lang. Ardiene 72. 98 Landwehr, Ray 106 Lanigan, .James 127 Lapins, Peter 119 Larsen. Kenneth 119 Larson. Dwight 72, 73. 79. 106 Larson. Juanita 98 Larson, Leila 48. 106 Laskv. Larry 106 Laiin. Sarah 40. 64. 107 Leber. Dale 91 Lee, .Tack 79.98 Lee. Mary Louise 40, 64. 102, 107 Lenhart, Robert 79,98 Levin, Georgia 119 Lev, Gerald 98 Liebert, Stanley 37, 101 Loibel, Robert 127 Loneaker, Iivin 98 Lord, Jov 25, 48, 26, 89 Lorell. Allen 68 Louris, Michael 127 Low, Myron 72, 35. 107 Lowden. Lyman 29 Lucas. Kenneth 127 Luehring. Harold 101 Luidens. Wesley 91 Lundquist. Robert 98 Lustig. Vernon 91 Maas, Arthur 98 Mack. Frank 120 Madi, Steve 120 Madsen, Carol 25, 26. 91 Madson, Claire 101 Malasics. Greta 40. 91 Male. Gene 107 Manlev. Robert 73. 77. 111. 127 Marowitch. Wilfred 127 Marshall. William 91 Martin. Clifford 120 Martin, Robert 25. 26. 98 Masters, Jeanne 25,48,98 Matsch. Mar,iorie 90 Mattheussen. Floyd 98 Maver. Edward 91 Mazouch. Sylvia 98 Meenen. Margery 24. 92, 98 Melchert. .John 120 Melchert. Paul 107 Mendrala, William 127 Mensendiek. Robert 25, 30, 92, 98 Menzel, Emil 120 Mernitz, Mary Louise 40, 98 Mesenlirink, Ruth 89 Mesle, Kenneth 35, 72, 45. 120 Metzger, Mary Ann 120 Mever. Helene 30, 107 Meyer. Phyllis 25. 91 Meyer. Ralph 35. 91 Me ■pr. Re. - 91 Meyer. Warren 68. 72. 120 Meyers. Joseph 73, 127 Mielke. Willard 72, 120 Miles, Fave 107 Miller, Marilyn 91 Millei, Pauhne 30. .38. 121 Mills. George 91 Minegar. Charles 121 Mishler, Margaret 107 Mitchell. Kenneth .34,92.99 Mitchel. Steven 99 Moeller. Harold 121 Moore. Huber 79. 89 Moore, Joyce 99 Morgan, Barbara 99 Moritz, Manfred 54, 91 Morton. Caryl 107 Mossberg, Joel 30, 121 Mowbray. Kenneth 91 Mueller, Alice 24, 91 Mueller, Edward 25, 26, 72, 121 Mueller, Lois 127 Mueller, Mary 127 Mueller. Richard 77, 99 Mueller. Robert 127 Mueller, William 107 MuUins, Howard 101 Munger, Eleanor 127 Mydill, Raymond 107 Myers, Marlene 91 MacKenzie. Boyd 68.40.90 McCain. Wes 109 McMichael, Margaret 26. 107 McNamara. Robert ' 32. 53. 120 Nagel, Donald 34. 121 Nagy, Eugene 42, 99 Nagy, William 35, 99 Needy. Mehin 99 Neimes. Carl 68, 107 Nelson, John 88 Neuman, Paul 107 Newman, Bill 26. 107 Newman. Richard 110. 121 Nierhoff, Frederick 127 Nisi. Martha Jo .36. 40. 72. 121 Nordstrom. James 127 Nowack. Glenn 26. 107 Oldfield. Clarence 121 Olsson. Mildred 26. 31, 40, 107 Oneson, Thomas 107 Ostenkamp, Martha .34, 40, 99 Ottesen, Roy 68. 109. 121 Otto. Douglas 88 Overman. Frank 34. 80. 84 Pacioni. Joan 88 Palermo. Alfred 122 Panes. Joan 25. 26. 40. 88 Paulsen. Donald 101 Paulus. Lois 88 Pearce. Richard 99 Pearce. Virginia 99 Pearsons. Ralph 37. 88 Pease. Dolores 99 Pelka. John 88 Peterman. Geraldine 99 Petru, Frank 68 Pettee, Antoinette 88 Philhour. Catherine 40. 88 Phillips. Diane 99 Piasecki. Richard 91 Pierson. Robert 107 Plotter. James 127 Pirrong. Lotus 122 Plaunt. Leo 68.88 Pobo. Louis 122 Potts. Harold 77 Poulos. Ann 122 Pratt. Richard 122 Prell. Mary Ann 25. 36. 122 Preston, William 88 Protine, James 88 Puglia. Charle.s 101 Radcliffe. John 88 Radloflf. Henry 91 Radloff. Roland 37. 111. 122 Ramsey, Carol 24, 25, 26, 40, 107 Rands, " David .37, 122 Rasch, Marilvn 101 Rasche, Carol 25, 122 Reagan. Richard 91 Reeves. Bill 90 Reidel, Robert 99 Reinhardt, Edward 34. 99 Reinhold. Virginia 26. 107 Renis. Harold 26. 40. 45. 107 Rewchuk. Nina 88 Richards. Thomas 91 Rickson. Shirley ■♦O. 88 Riggs, John 32. 123 Rincqui t. Elmer 122 Ritter, .James 80. 127 Robb. Vera 40. 123 Roberts, Frank . .88 Robinson, David 25, 123 Rock, Walter 68, 79, 107 Rockwell, Trent 123 Roed, .lean 99 Rosdail, Dorothy 127 Rosen, Grace 25, 101 Roth, Barbara 88 Rowley, Melvin 127 Ruhl, " Grace 34. 37. 88 Ruhl, Irene 34.40.99 Ruoop. Fred 99 St. Clair. Janet 99 St. Clair. Robert 127 Sasse. Mary 123 Schaefer. John 34, 123 Schaub, Rudy 91 Schindl, Karl " 99 Schletz, Carl 91 Schlinkmann, Edith 99 132 Schmiege. Rojiei " 68, 100 Schmidt, Philip 89 Schmitt, Kathrvn 100 Schmitz, William 123 Schneider, John 26, 34, .37, 100 Schoppe, Reinhaidt 89 Schroeder, Neil 123 Schroeder, William 101 Schultz, Derald 68, 73, 108 Schulz, ,Joan 88 Schwab, Charle.s 90 Schwagerick, Ursula 108 Schwartz, Bettv 100 Schweitzer, Carl 123 Schweppe, August 91 Scott, Niles 68, 90 Scott, Ralph 90 Seidensticker, Jane 91 Seller, Charles 88 Seller, Donald 73, 77, 108 Sevbold. Maxine 34, .36, 123 Sherwood, Phyllis 37, 88 Shigezunii, Alice 107 Siehert, Warner 68, 89 Simpson, Austin 34,88 Simpson, Susan 48, 49, 124 Singleman, Frances 88 Skarrv, Hugh 100 Slaughter, Wesley 100 Smith. Gerald 108 Smith, James 108 Smith, Janet 124 Smith, Joan 88 Smith, Robert 127 Smith, Vernon 124 Solberg, Wallace 77, 100 Sommer, Otto 100 Sorensen, Kenneth 91 Sorensen, Roy . 2-5, 108 Sorensen, Marjorie 100 Sotelo, Barbara 108 Southon. Shirley 100 Sova, Richard 124 Stade, Gloria 38. 40, 102, 108 Staley. Wayne 100 Stecher, Elmer 109 StePfen, Jeanne 40, 88 Steffy, Lawrence 108 Steinhilber, Robert 127 Stendel, Philip .3.5, 68, 108 Stephen, Harold : 100 Sterchi, Aileen 124 Stevesand. John 100 Stickney, William 26, 101 Stoaks Lu Ellen 88 Stock, Carol 88 Strub, John 124 Stucki, Marie 40, 124 Stucki, WiUiam 40 Sturm, Carmen .36, 40, 100 Sullivan, Virginia 25,80 Swanson. Shirley 108 Szabo, Eugene 2fi Tabbert. Robert 127 Tanis, .Tohn 68, 124 Tannhauser, Robert 41 Tarr, Gus 100 Taylor, Louis 26, 108 Taylor, Robert 108 Teichen, Mary 124 Teichmann, Lela 100 Tellefsen, Phyllis 108 Teschner, Jane 29. 48, 100 Teschner. Pete 91 Thieman. Carol 89 Thiessen, Virginia 89 Thoma, Robert 86, 91 Thomas, Howard 37, 91 Thomas, James . . 101 Thomas, John 68, 77, 110, 124 Thomas, Richard 68, 80, 12.5 Thomas, William 125 Thompson, Dorothy 100 Thompson, Shirley 25, 26, 40, 100 Thon, Lawrence 37, 89 Tiedemann, Edward 108 Tillou, Robert 108 Tilly, Laurence 68, 100 Tisci, Angonio 68, 91 ToUefsen, Norman 100 Tretow, Harley 91 Trnka, Arlene 24, 28, 40, 92, 100 Trnka, John 24, 44, 102, 108 Troike. Marie 72, 88 Tveter, Richard 80. 109 Tyrrell, Evan. 127 Ulrich, Jacqueline ■ . .90 Unversagt, George 89 Urban, Edward 24, 125 Vandermar, Albert 127 Van Schoyck, Lloyd 101 Vargo, John 127 Variakoii=;, Daina 100 Victor, Martha 37, 109 Vogel, Don 125 Vogel. Frank 37, 12.5 Vogelmann, Dave 44, 109 Voile, Alvin 26, 109 Wagner. Art 35, 89 Wagner, Audrey 127 Wahl, Barbara 42, 100 Walser, Fred 89, 101 Warehinie, Harold 34,80,86,89 Warming, Marian 40, 109 Warson, Laila 32, 101 Wasnick, Robert 91 Weber, Clyde 77, 79, lOl Wegener. Colleen 34,36,125 Weger, Charles 127 Weidler, Ruth 34, 36, 88 Weiller, Bette 40. 88 Welk, George 101 Weller, Dorothy 34,90 Welshymer, Dean 90 Weltee, Ralph 101 Wendler. Erwin 125 Wente. Robert 127 Wesolowski, Edmund 109 West, Virginia lOl Westerlund, Harriet 125 Westerlund. Raymond .- 125 Weltler, Herbert 109 Whetstone, Harvey 32. 38, 109 Whitaker, James 101 Whitburn. Charles 91 Whitburn, Margaret 101 Whitcomb, Anna 34, .36 Whitney, Morton 109, 125 Whitney, Warner 127 Wildman, Marvls 101 Williams, George 35, 79. 86, 91 Williams, .John 80, 109 W ' illiams, Robert 26, 101 Williams, Robert 109 Williams, Robert 80, 109 Williamson, Winnifred 101 Willuweit, Richard 109 Wilson, George 127 Wilson, Margaret 90 Wiltger, Robert 101 Winders, Charles 90 Winkler, Warren 68, 80, 101 Wirkus, August 68, 73, 86, 90 Witzeman, Robert 25, 38, 40, 111, 126 Wobus, Ethel 36. .37. 90 Wolatz, Robert 73. 126 Wolff, Joan 38, 40, 45, 110, 126 Wolter, Arnold 79, 101 Wood, Glenn 90 Wordel, Robert 126 Wright, George 45. 80. 92. 101 Yettaw. Irene 109 Yung-chlager. Harry 101 Zanker. Jack 90 Zellmer, Julia 126 Zieker, Richard 101 Zimmerman, Harold 35, 88 Zito, Dominic 126 Zwolanek, Audrey 88 Zwicke, Andrew 88 133 COMPLIMENTS OF Spyrison ' s Shoe Store 160 N. York St. PHONE ELMHURST 1020 Do Your Eyes Tire Easily? Vision Blur When Reading? FOR REAL VISUAL COMFORT SEE DR. M. SCHNEIDER Complete Lense Grinding Laboratory, Broken Lenses Promptly Duplicated. Broken Forms Replaced Same Day, 320 N, York St. Phone Elm, 37 COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND Compliments of DUTCH SANDWICH SHOP AND HORTON ' S CORNER Home Cooked Food Add ison Second North Villa Elmhurst, Villa Park, COMPLIMENTS OF iunict ti WHOLESALE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 416 Anthony Street Ph one Glen Ellyn 557 Glen Ellyn, Illinois 134 POLLARD MOTOR CO. 210 N. York Elmhurst 3700 ELMHURST 3269 PAUL RIEGER YOUR OLDEST AND FINEST HOME Real Estate APPLIANCE STORE 505 South York Street 164 N. York St. Tel. Elmhurst 5500 TAKE THE ELEVATOR FOR VALUE WITH SERVICE- TO OUR NEW THE RIGHT GOODS THIRD FLOOR THE RIGHT PRICE PENTHOUSE SALESROOM RIGHT WHEN YOU NEED IT SOUKUP S HARDWARE STORE A HOME OWNED— HOME OPERATED STORE 116 NORTH YORK ST. PHONE 7 ELMHURST, ILLINOIS We have grown with the college for the lost 30 years 135 HONEY GIRL SHOP Fashions for Women 108 N. York St. GEORGE ELMUND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING APPLIANCES — Phiigos— Phone 5505 2C6 N. York St. Elmhurst, III FRENCH CLEANERS Office and Plant 514-524 W. Third St.— Phone 1000 ELMHURSL ILL. Branch Branch 116 S.York St. 6 E. Highland Phone 2726 Phone 507 ELMHURST, ILL. VILLA PARK Florists Corsage and flowers for all occasions Elmhurst 3060 York and Schiller Streets Elmhurst, Illinois ELMHURST NATIONAL BANK ELMHURST, ILLINOIS Open a THRIFTICHECK Account With Us THRIFTICHECK Advantages: Your account may be opened with any amount Bank by mail if you prefer, you wish. The only cost is a few cents a check in books Your statements and cancel led checks are avai I- of20. able at regular intervals without cost to you. No charge for deposits or monthly service charges. Your cancelled checks ore always proof that No fixed balance required. you have paid a bill. Your name will be imprinted on each Thrifticheck without extra charge, and delivered to you at once. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 136 MACK ' S CAFE Wonderful Food College Atmosphere West of Route 83 on So. Side of North We Cater to Parties Banquets Elmhurst 4428 ELMHURST CAB CO. 24-HOUR SERVICE Phone Elmhurst 3000 Compliments of LAUNDER -MATIC HALF HOUR LAUNDRY 116 W. Park Ave. Phc 6245 SOCIAL OR BUSINESS PRINTING Pfione Us for An Estimate on Your Next Job ELM LEAVES PRINT SHOP Schiller Court Elmhurst 3646 Hardware and Electrical Supplies Auto A ccessories and I ires Paint — Sporting Goods Plumbing and Heating Equipment Freezers and Household Appliances Stoves — Refrigerators Television — Radios Vacuum Cleaners Washing Machines 170 NORTH YORK ST. Shop at Sears and Save " Fast Service on Catalog Orders " SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO. Phone 3600 137 VILLA PARK TRUST SAVINGS BANK VILLA PARK, ILL BANK FOR ALL THE PEOPLE ' Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corpcrotion In Men ' s, Women ' s, Misses ' and Children ' s Apparel If it ' s . . . • Styled Right • Made Right • Priced Right You ' ll find it at RUBY ' S Charge Account or Lay-away At no additional cost. or Elmhurst ED SCHRAM INC. AUTHORIZED BUICK SALES AND SERVICE 14 5 West First St. Elmhurst, Willie Moy Hand Laundry 128 West Park Ave. Elmhurst, Good Work, Quick Service Compliments of we Women s Auxiliary ELMHURST COLLEGE 138 Compliments of ELMHURST - CHICAGO STONE CO. FIRST ST. ELMHURST, ILL. Remember S 1 M M O N S Has It LUGGAGE OF ANY DESCRIPTION Briefcases Ringbinders Leathiergoods V CL D J A L I V A 1 Your bhoes Kepaired While You Wait SIMMONS SYSTEM Fred Neuman Shoe Repair Factory Luggage and Leather Goods Store 102 West Second St. Tel. 4020 Thirsty Hungry Drop in at the CANDY BOX Good Food • Sodas • Sundaes TRY OUR HOME MADE CANDIES Fast Service on Mailing 150 N.York St. Elmhurst6675 WENDT DRUG CO. WM. C. WENDT, R.PH. 545 Spring Rd. Phone 1041 Elmhurst IHinois peinct icf CRfflffl ciisTLts 139 COMPLIMENTS OF COOPER-POLLOCK 183 N. York St. Phone 3500 j: j4 Dry Cleaners We operate our own plant. All things cleaned in a continuous flow of crystal clear naptha. Elmhurst 2992 L.ash Umce i ' lck-up and 130 S. York and Carry Delivery D D CC D 1 DT 1 K 1 C YOPk QTATF RAKIk YwKlx oIAIl DMINIx OUR " FRIENDLY SERVICE " SPECIALTY —START A CHECKING AAAi-ii fpX npi n. ;topf VAMriLLK O UKUo O 1 WKl ACCOUNT WITH US- " Friendly Service " 1 24 W. Park Avenue Member of the Phone 371 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 529 York St. Elmhurstjll. THE BEST IN ENTERTAINMENT! Bargain Matinee to 6:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday Latest Model, new improved push-back seats Spend an evening in perfect relaxation from your studies. You get the most. . . the best for your entertainment dollar at the York Theatre! 140 COMPLIMENTS O F DEPPE BAKING COMPANY 1015-27 Willow St. CHICAGO 14 Compliments of ROY HARTLESS LINEN SUPPLY CO. 4719-21 W. Lake St. Chicago 44 Phone Austin 7-0639-0640 Sidney Wanzer Sons, Inc. 130 W.GARFIELD BLVD. CHICAGO Enterprise 1900 • • Wanzer on Milk is Like Sterling on Silver. CRUM LETTER SERVICE • Mimeographing Multigraphing Mailing Service Rubber Stamps Fisher BIdg. 109 East First St. Ph one him 1031 Elmhurst, Illinois oom 1950 32 W. Randolph Street Chicago, Illinois Telephone Central 6-5807 141 Compliments of V-ShW 1948 EQUIPPED EARL H. BIXBY Real Estate INSURANCE - MORTGAGES Elm 4925 501 Spring Road Elmhurst, III. FOR THE CLIMAX TO A PERFECT EVENING Waffles and Coffee Hamburger and French Fries Othier Delicious Satisfying Specials COTTAGE HILL CAFE DECORATE YOUR HOME WITH HIGHEST QUALITY WALL PAPER AND PAINTS from J. C. LIGHT CO. 1 1 1 W. Second Street Elmhurst ' s Most Dependable PAINT STORE Congratulations Graduates from S 142 Compliments of Your Friendly J P Stores Compliments of Louie ' s Place 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 HINE MOTORS Dodge — Plymouth. DRUG CO. Quality Drugs Exclusively M. M. BORGER, R.Ph. PRESCRIPTIONS AND CAMERA SUPPLIES 101 So. York St. Elmhurst, ill. Phone Elmhurst 5 143 that are DISTINCTIVE DANISH PEASANT HOUSE GIFT SHOP Elmhurst National Bank BIdg. For That Afternoon Scid Where Finest Paads Are Found We A! ways nave Th ose Extra Good Things To Eat . . . BARTMANN ' S BAKERY WE DELIVER Ph one Elm 268 122 Addison Ave. Elmhurst WATCH WORDS . . . Dependability . . . Complete Service The Robillard Chapel Robillard ' s Funeral Home 134 S. York St. Ph one Elmhurst 18 144 Guest Coffee Rich body. Pleasing aroma. Exquisite flavor. If you cannot purchase this in your home town — write us — P.O. Box J. S., Chicago (90) Sexton Buy Your New ROYAL PORTABLE From a TYPEWRITER SPECIALIST! Selling typewriters is our business. Servicing typewriters is our business. We ' re typewriter specialists — That ' s why we recommend the new Gray Magic Royal Portable the fastest of all. Hightower Typewriter Exchange 51 South Villa Avenue, Villa Park. ROESCH MOTORS DESOTO PLYMOUTH Guaranteed work Courteous service 144 So. York St. Phone 567 Elmhurst, III. The best place for better service. JEWELERS FOR 28 YEARS J. J. LOOKAB AUGH KEEPSAKE DIAMONDS Jewelry and Watch Repairs Our Specialty 122 N.York St. Elmhurst, Illinois Phone Elm 2051 145 For real eating pleasure come to the ICEBURGER DRIVE-IN The Newest and Cleanest Delicious Hamburgers and Bar-B-Qs Sodas, Sundaes, Malteds at their Best We make and serve our own Ice Cream and Frozen Custard York Butterfield Rd. Elmhurst, RABE SONS ream 135 E. First St. Tel. Elmhurst 4900 Our Products Please Particular People THE ICE BOX DRIVE-IN Bar-B-Qs Hamburgers French Fries Sundaes Malts 500 W. North Elmhurst 2). JJ. £MoU Watchmaker and Jeweler 162 N. York Street Ph one Elmhurst 6730 146 HAS BEEN THE KEYNOTE of Rogers yearbooks for forty-two years. And it will continue to be our ideal, because respon- sibility to see tfiat your publication is well printed is shared by the entire organization. The Rogers tradition of sincerity and quality has been recognized by many schools as a security to the institution and an in- spiration to the staff. DIXON, ILLINOIS 307 First Street CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 919 N.Michigan Avenue Compliments of a Friend SCHMIDTS Telephones Villa Park 546 Villa Park3836 PHARMACY Alfred Schmidt, R. Ph. C. A COMPLETE DRUG STORE 220 Villa Ave. Villa Park. W. R. S. E. Serving the Campus THE ELMBARK Covering the Campus . . THE ELMS Remembering the Campus Publications of the Student Union Elmhurst College THE 1950 ELMS WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY Mr. Gordon Brightman of Jahn Oilier Engraving Co. Mr. Oli ' er Rogers of Rogers Printing Co. Mr. Arthur Keir of Bloom Photographers Mr. Harry Horst — Photographer Mr. Ed Kase of S. K. Smith Co. The Student LTnion The Staff 149 SUPPORT YOUR NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION As a student, you were in a position to wield a VI to I influence to campus affairs. As a graduate, you may continue to contribute to tfie growth of your Alma Mater by supporting the efforts of your National Alumni Association. The Notional Association seeks to bring news of the college to alumni through the ' Voice of Old Mam " and th rough direct mailing of notices concerning campus activities. It asks that each member pay a small sum in dues each year in order to help the college defray the cost o f th ese operations. You can help by responding to these appeals, and by keeping the alumni office in- formed of changes in your professional status and by supplying news about yourself and your family at frequent intervals. Above all, report any changes of address to the alumni office so that Elmhurstdoes not lose touch with you. If you live in an area large enough to support a local alumni chapter, join it if there is one, or organize one if none exists. By doing these things, you con help build a strong alumni association, which in turn can assist your Alma Mater in continuing its steady progress toward the top rank of the nation s colleges. Elmhurst needs your help. Won t you give it generously? 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