Eureka College - Prism Yearbook (Eureka, IL)

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Four long. luard years lmave elapsecl since tl1e Eureka Spirit ----alive, tlarolobing, vital, exu- berant .... has loeen allowecl to fully enter into tlae lives ancl lmearts ol Eureka stuclents. Also long is tlle story of laer men and women as tlaey entered time Armecl Services ol our coun' trynreclucing Eurel4a's enroll- ment 'to 56. This. lmowever. is not tlwe time to loolc lJaclc..-lJut ratlmer a time lo prepare for our future. Our post-war problems are numerous but llme one small plwase of lliese problems wliiclw we seelc to re- late is llie story of Eurelca as it melt its post-war eclucalion pro- blems of .... 1945 AND 1946 The Eureka College Yearbook 7-lfze pfzism Pulmlisluecl lay llme .lunior and Senior classes I9-I5 and 1946 Eclilor ....... --- George Vvaggoner Assislanl Eclilor -- ..... Eclilll lvlvcasliy Business lVlanager - --- lrmgard Rosenzweig Plmotograplmer ................................ Jim Vvilliams Stall: Belly .lane Paxton. Belly Vvllipple, Rosemary Paclula. Kallmy l'larcling. Dan Anclerson ancl Bob Nelson 2 OUR DEDICATION To those Eurelca College students and alumni who gave their lives that their loved ones and fellow students might continue to enjoy the Democratic principles and Freedon for which our Country stands: That we may continue to pursue high educational, religious and social standards so necessary in our diminishing world: And that we may realize and mend selfish attitudes, we gratefully and respect- fully dedicate this Prism. ' Eugene Dyar '54 - '59 Russel Young '59 - '42 Ray E. Jett '58 - '59 Donald 1V1cGarvah '41 - '42 Vxfilliam Madison '54 ' '56 Julian Givens '25 John Norris '40 - '41 Glenn Rosenhloom '59 - '41 Frank Pifer '59 - '41 Richard Roos '58 - '42 Harold Simon '58 - '42 Wayne Loeb '40 - '43 Otis Stewardson '59 JEIYYICS F. Tomb '40 Donald L. Grant '59 - '41 IWEJX Dahl '42 - '45 Maurice McGuire '57 Robert Gillan '42 - '43 William ,Kinzie '59 - '40 Wayne Marvin '50 - '51 5 THE ADMIN ISTRATIO ' - ,, 1 Since V-E clay, lwlay 8. ' 1045, lmotlm government ancl college acimimmistrators lmave ' worliecl relentlessly to pre- pare lor men ancl women wlmo woulcl want to enter or re-enter college. Eureka lmas lmeen no exception. Uncler tlme capalmle leacl- erslmip ol' our presiclent. Dr. Burrus Diclcinson. and lmis stall, Eurelca is climlming on laeyoncl pre-war stan- g clarcls. It is a lumown fact tlmat VN tlme lmeaclaclmes ol reviving Eurelca lmelongs to time acl- 4 ministration. Time numlmer one lmeaclaclme. or slmoulcl l say ulmangoveru lmas lmeemm lmousing. No cloulmt Prexy V lmas consumecl countless lmoxes ol aspirin in at- I tempting to sootlme tlmis V lmeaclaclme. Tlmen tl1ere's time . , J not small taslc of renovating our lmuilclings ancl relreslming tlme general appearance ol' our campus. Time constant pattering ol loot-steps tlmat you lmearcl making tlmeir way to Prexy's Hinter sanctumu were applicants pleacling for an opportunity to lme placecl upon Eurelfa's enrollment. Suclm aclclitional administrative taslcs as procuring a lull stall ol faculty mem- lmers ancl lceeping time lmuciget laalanceci lmas lcept time aclministration on its toes. Our registrar. Professor T. E. Vviggins. is slmoulclering lmis slmare ol responsi- laility. Time steacly increase in time stuclent lmocly lmas made time enrollment tasli a tedious one. Vvitlm time Gl's entering sclmool many new administrative twists were necessar' ily acloptecl. So along witlm time rest ol' time aciministrators. Nliss lrene Reynolds, time treasurer ancl lmoolilceeper, lmas also iouncl aclclitional responsilmilities. Tlmus we cammot overlooli time tremenclous taslc wlmiclm lmas lmeemm undertalcen lmy our aclministrators. Upon tlmeir loresiglmt lminges Eurelufs success in time luture. 4 THE BRAIN TRUST Along with the rise in enrollment came six additional faculty members to extend fthe curriculum and lceep this new generation out ol' mischief. Among the new were Professor Moore, teacher of religion and logic, and lVlrs. Long. color and design. Then Eureka reached hack in her own files and selected Robert Pugh for history. Coach Borrow joined the ranlcs at the first of the third term in time to turn out a fine haslcethall team, to coach physical educa- tion courses, and re-organize intramural sports. Gur English department intro- duced Nlrs. Cassin to the composition and grammer classes for the fourth term, and welcomed haclc Miss Anne Greene, our post-war grammarian, in Septemher. Professor Nlullcey joined our faculty forces to teach us how our government is sup- posed to function. and Professor Kern taught his pupils to use a test-tuhe in the analysis of chemicals and elements. It would he anything hut proper to mention the new without running a slight preview of our "old faithfulsf' Dr. Dickinson is still steering old ship Eurelca into straight channels. Professor T. E. Wiggins continues to entertain his humanities class with diagrams of Hell ala Dante tplenty of food lor thought in that coursel. Professors Higdon and Berry are still in the psychology and sociology depart- ments attempting to put accross enough stimulus to extract a small measure of response from the drowsy early morning classes. Professor Rinlcer toolc his geo- logy class to the Qzarlcs this year. The class learned that Kilroy had already heen there. tThey learned more than that follcs, hut they did have funl. Ol' course there is our beloved Mrs-. Hunt presiding over the Wood. and hecoming more popular with each set ol girls. Miss Lazelle is still in Maggie Hall lceeping the girls on the inside and the hoys on the outside. The Music Department still hoasts of Professors Zeperniclc and Lathrop ,- and Mrs. Tomh is still threatening to malce every Freshman into a singer. Professor Norton turned in his usual line performance in producing an out- standing dehate team, hesides numerous other duties. We saw very little of Pro- fessor Charnoclc this year as he was lcept unusually lousy contacting new and prospective students in his Chicago office. Professor Hagan spent most of his time recruiting new students in other parts of the state. '3 FACULTY Laurence E. Norton Speech Henry Brubaker Engineer Ralph Hakes Nlaintenance Nlrs. Nlargaret Tomb Wlusic Mrs. Irma Hunt Counselor FACULTY William J. Moore Religion .lolm Berry Sociology Grill Lallirop Nlusic James J. Hagan Aclmissions Abigail Lazelle ' Lan guage Jacob A. Rinlcer Pliysics Ernest E. Higclon Psychology Werner Zeperniclc Music T. E. Wiggins English L. VV. H. Clmrnoclc Biology l ' ,eq di'-' 'N EATH THE ELMS Tile college lJell. llme flag-pole. and elm trees still are symldols of Eurelca Col lege even tllouglm many strange laces wallced on its campus and tl1rougl1 its lyuild ings. Eureka College survived tlme war years and tlxe small student tnody upheld time traditions. Tile lxuildings, altl1ougl1 not used to capacity. aged fast. but tlme sun- slmine always gave the campus a new glow. Now Eureka is going lull-power again. Painters, carpenters, and students are re-decorating buildings and are getting ready to meet lime new demands ol the col- lege. Yes. Eurelca is ready to lace tlxe future and mNeatl1 tlle Elms" will lJe sung lay a new generation ot college students. 8 CLASSES THE CLASS OF '46 ,. .. ,.,....,. . , ,.- ..,. ,,......-..... ...V ,... ..,v. Robert Sllcnrl Uorollly Eisele Xvaync Wigcfl Helly Risser Rolmerl Killlcso I0 THE CLASS OF '46 Luville Oldenburg Bernacline Baleman xx Elise Mccorlnick Robert Cave Doris Dyar ll THE CLASS OF '46 1 Garwoocl Braun Arnold Crawley George Brush Harriet Higclon FIRST POST - WAR GRADUATES Eureica's iirst post-war graduation class has distinguished itself in several ways. Amoung its seventeen graduates are six returned veterans who have iaith- iully returned to their Alma ,Nlater for completion of their education. Three of our graduates entered nursing school to supplement the training they received at Eu' relca. One ol' them is a cadet nurse. Having successfully finished their training they were awarded B. S. degrees on Commencement Day. The Class ol' 1946 enlarged the activities that survived the war years and re- stored many that had heen discontinued. Freshman Xvallc and Flunlc Day were executed with more than the usual vigor. Nluch gossip and many memories were the inevitiahie results ol' two traditions upheld and honored once again. Professor and lVlrs. Berry were chosen as class advisors and iiliellow-schemersn of the year. A product of this coalition was the heautilul day in lN'lay which lent itself to the annual Senior Skip Day. in three cars we invaded a verdent pasture with babbling hroolc and picnic fire for an enjoyalale day away from the classrooms. One ol the restored Ulost-customs" was the hiding of the fruit calce and the accompanying pertruhation oi the seeliing Juniors. The calce was not found and the Juniors cheerfully served the coffee whichaidecl in the consumption of the event at the Junior-Senior Banquet. Following this gala occasion was the first Junior-Senior Prom to he conducted in four years. The Junior Class were excel- lent hosts. The Class is proud of its part in the restoration of student' government in the form of the Student Council. The Baccalaureate service. outdoor commencement exercises. Alumni banquet and traditional ivy Ceremony offered a wonderful climax to the many happy hours 'nealh the elms. Our college will grow, the seniors will travel lar in attainment and miles- hut always a part of each will remain inseparable through the years. I5 THE CLASS or '47 'Way laaclc in l945, when the present memloers of the Junior Class fsome of them, anyhow, came to Eurelca, things were pretty clull ancl lonesome, but in the last year things have really been popping. Early in the winter the class organized ancl elevtecl Rosemary Paclula presiclent. Gorclon Rice vice-presiclent, ancl Edith lVlcCaslcy secretary-treasurer, ancl chose their class sponsor, Prof. Robert Pugh. The Juniors provecl themselves not-so-goocl tletectives when it Came to lincling ancl eating that Usuculentu fruit-Calce that the seniors hicl: but to show them we cliclnlt mincl losing, we helcl a Junior-Senior banquet ancl clance in their honor. Ancl as lor malcinq names lor ourselves in campus activities- well, we clicl our laest. lVlany Juniors actively engagecl in varsity haslcetlaall ancl haselnall. clelyate. clramatics, sluclent government, intramurals, Prism ancl Pegasus worlc, ancl various social aftivilies. Anil now, with more stuclents ancl more activities, next year we'll clo our hest to carry on all the traclitions ol' Eurelca that we lmow ancl loolc lorwarcl to each year, ancl introcluce them to those who clon't lmow them ancl who clon't lmow how much lun they've missecl. t' 11 r Rosemary Paclula Gordon Rice Eclith lVlcCaslcy 14 First Row: Richard Topai, Xvinifrecl Barnes Topai, George Vvaggoner, Mildred Bauman. Robert Ferguson. Second Row: Sue Atkins, Lyle Hagan, Nlona Bada, Roimerl Bacia, Belly Xviiippie. Timirci Row: Howeii Biscilofii, Laverne Gingricim, Mariail Rogers, Ame- iia Niancuso, Vviiiiam Koepice. F0llftll Row: irmgarci Rosenzweig. Niariiyn Vvard, James Vviiiiams. Lavern Vviiilrnan. Natalie Vvinsiow. 15 THE CLASS OF '48 First row: Wittiam Morrow, Heten Gilbert. Sarah Wiggins, Gitiaert Braun, Kathie Harcting, Joan Murchtand, Cecil Dattas Second Row: Marilyn Dotan, Dean Hakes, Olga Monson, Ann Meits, Paul Soucy, Wanda Sheety, Annette Schultz Thirct Row: Charles Larson, Donna fctairmont, Eda Natziger, Dana Ettiott, Eve- tyn Teet, Rue Cotoict. Donatct Litttejohn First Row: Cari Bowtes, Bess Fifietct, Harriet Slater, Carolyn Vissering, John Pontius, Seconct Row: Jeannette Frerichs, Scottt Simer, Mona Rees, Emitc Ava- tcian. June Vvigett. Third Row: Martha Harris, Gwenctotyn Kampt, Ramona Oti- ver. 16 GU's not leave the sophomores out ol this yearlioole-it's true that we're scat- tered all around since we didn't get organized this year. hut we've heen here all the time and it's surprising how many times you've stumhled over us. We had a lol ol those returning service men and Vvomen joining our ranlcs, and next year. when it falls our turn to help lceep up some ol those old college traditions. we will have many in our class who have heen here helore and have the ulcnow how." Early in the year. Flunlc Day. to he exact. our class wallced oll with the hon' ors ol heing uhest dressed", with the extra-special honors going to Snow Wllite and the Seven Dwarfs and the Wicked Old Witcli. We also helped the Juniors lthere were so lew ol themll pull the Freshman into a small section ol Lalce Eu- relca two successive times. That was the one hig thing we clid all together. lndividually. and in our var- ious sororities and fraternities and independent organizations. we won honors in athletics, dramatics, debate and just about any other campusgactivity that you can name, as well as pulling down some mighty good marlcs from the various classes we attended. Heres one Sophomore class that gets a loig hang out ol lite ala Eureka! 17 THE CLASS OF '49 Isl Row: Xvilliam Trocster, Rolaerla Nlargfolis. Enos Nelson, Betty Huxlalole. Clmarles Wlallmr. lxlary l.ou Slagfel. Lloycl Shannon. Qncl Row: Marion Hilcl, .loscplm Drislcill, Belly Krusltop, Nliclaacl Rottenlberlc. Belly Herslmlucrger, Roger Nlilclmell, Nlary Frericlws. '5rcl Row: Donalcl Hart, Bonnie Tlmorlon. Rolbert Balm Wlary Jean lwlailloux, Nler- rill Herslwluerger, Barlaara Scllmiclt, Donalcl Nelson. I8 lst Row: Jack Finley, Eleanor Scl1umacl1er, Robert Van Pellen, lla lV1orey. Jolmn Blumenslminc. Belly Jane Paxton, Carrol Collins. Qncl Row: Robert Allaerlson, l.ois Slerrenlmerg. Rolnert Nelson. Esllmer Vineyard. Dwiglml Henclrirlcs, Dorothy Klassovily, lwlilton lX"lClVlEll1ilIl. Srcl Row: Riclmarcl Sweeney. Carolyn Harris, Lloyd Emmerl. Nelle Baxler, George l.C6lTllIlQ'. June HCI1Fy', xvilrfell Nelson. 19' Ist Row: Roiaert Teiertiiiar. Vvancia Frazier, Vvaync Krug. Donaici Cert, Eciwarci VViiiis, Simiriey Smitim, Ciarence Fauizer. 2uci Rcw: Bert Tisciaii. Margaret' Sleninger, Eicion Van Sancit, Ciaucie Wise, Davis iVicAcioo. Peari Haviiic, Stephen Kiimowsici. 5rd Row: John Reese, Rose Irene Hamner. Paui Reed, Betty Soucy. Robert Huci- son, Roberta Sticicei. Robert Suiiivan. lil THE CLASS OF '49 Our ranics increased steadiiy as each new term began. Many of us are veter- ans returning to the campus after serving in various branches of the armed forces. We have representatives of our ciass in each sorority and fraternity on the campus and our members are active in neariy every exlra-curricular activity of campus iite. in our first post-war freshman ciass we can boast oi some outstanding person- aiities who participated freely in adapting Eureica's traditions. We haii from piaces aii the way in Canada to South America. in a short fd iiice to teii you what some of us have been doing. Playing basicetbaii were Bob Nelson and "Peachy" Collins. Nelson also piayed basebaii as did Dwight Hendricks, Steve Kiimowsici. and Hscrunchn Richards. We had some actors and actresses too. Paul Reid. Neiie Baxter, Dwight Hendricks, Bob Suiiivan. -Eieanor Schumacicer. Lois Sterrenberg and Don Hart were initiated into A. E. S. At ieast twelve of our mem- bers are preparing for the ministry. Those of us who enjoyed and participated in the social functions on campus are too numerous to mention, but aii of us did have occasion to reiax from fthe ciassroom routine. Xfve have a wide variety of interests academicaiiy and are studying every- thing from Business Administration to the tchristian Ministry. Yes, we are a versatile and active group. We are justiy proud of ourselves as the first post-war freshman ciass of Eureka. Through our Sophomore, Junior and Senior years we shaii strive to iearn more of the Eureka Tradition and shaii en- deavor to keep it ever bright. .2I !. lxlrs. Hunt, flousemollmer 2. There are smiles 5. HA walk in the sun" 4. College beauties 5. "VVl1at's up, Doc?" 6. Coming up in the world. 7. Vvancla and Bill S. 'lxve Three ..... H 9. Buddies 22 I. Stairsteps 2. Deep, isn't il? 5. Nlmm. I like lhali 4. 'Wlempiuis in June" 5. The inseperables 6. This is Hell! 7.iVVl1atI No cigar? 8. what are you doing my pretly maids? 9. Pat and Lyle 10. ls there a good caddy in the house? Il. Dress rehearsal IQ. All dressed up! 13. Elise 23 nu... Q- W! fwfvuqf. 24 CAMPUS TRAILER DWELLERS Our new trailer camp. wlmiclm lmelped to supplement ttime imousing simortage for veterans. played an important part in tlmis yearls scimooi life. Time pictures on time preceeding pages simow only a portion of time activity wlmiclm was brouglmt about by time developement of timis project. Altogetlmer time college leased ten trailers from time government for veteran imousing. Some studentts werefortunate in obtaining timeir own portable lmousing units and moving tlmem to time site. By tlmese means sixteen students and two faculty members were provided lmousing. Otlmer facilities. including batlming and laundry. were installed in time gymnasium by time college. A sclmeduie is maintained in ltlme community for time use of laundry facilities-botim wasiming and drying. Time lines are always filled. Time development of tlmis tiny collegiate comnnmunity imas added new color and life to our campus. Time lives of tbose wlmo live tlmere imave gained new experiences and friendsimips. For recreation time tennis counts are quite convenient for our trail- er dwellers and are utilized extensively by tlmem. Several clmildren enjoy lbaclvcam- pus' as tlmeir playground. in time spring and fall picnics are often lmeld around time out-door oven only a few yards from time camp site. As in army community. time ia- clies often get togetimer alt somne convenient spot' and excimange gossip. One outstnd- ing feature about time site of our trailer camp is time nearness of time clmapel build- ing. Day and niglmt limere is .music to be beard and our trailer dwellers provide time audience for piano and voice students. IF we take a glimpse into one of our trailers wimat will we see? Well, we will probably find time 'iVlrs.' at lmome. Of course slme can always find sometlming 'to do. VVe see everytlming compactly and neatly arranged. Our clmances of finding Mr. Husband performing sonme duty depends largely upon lmow muclm of time "newly- wedded' power Mrs. Wife yet imolds. in tallcing to members of our new community we find timal timere is mucim con- tentment. Tlme site of time community is so convenient to time campus. close friend- slmips lmave developed. and time satisfaction of our ex-Gi of being able to lmave a imome and still get an education. An excellent example of our modern, stream- lined world. Yesterday time words marriage and college education education were antonyms-today timey are synonymous. A cross section of our campus life may be pictured imere. And wlmiie individual families may represent some college organization, all of timem are members of timis new type of college group wlmiclm lmas sprung up on every college campus in our country. I It you tallc to a resident of our trailer camp you will probably imear imis- 'gripes' timougim on time wimoie be is quite content witlm ttme imousing facilities. He may spealc of inconveniences suctm as 'time iacic of running water, refueling time imeater, time dis- tance of time batiming facilities. but be still considers imimself luclcy. l With time time social relattionslmip witlmin time group imas grown. New friend- simips develop and time married folic of our campus lmave timeir own social circle. Timey talce turns entertaining for dinner, timey slmop togetlmer. timey see movies toge- timer and tlmey woric togetimer. Tlmus time veterans post-war imousing needs are being provided. 25 THE OLD GANG'S BACK This is strictly hearsay, but I understand thatt lite was pretty dull around :Eureka when the man-power was so low. It our feminine students, here at that time, will vouch for that, l'll continue. Anyhow the records show that a few ol' the men hegan returning to school in early '45. No doulot they attracted a lot of attention. Then the war ended August I4 and the G. l.'s who had long dreamed of returning to Eureka seemed to make our college their first rendezvous after don- ning ucivviesu. VVith them came others who had long possessed aspirations of he- coming a "Joe College." The first milestone was plainly observed at registra'tion ol the 'Znd term Nov- emloer I4. At that time .such well known Eureka College Vets as Gar Braun. Bolo Shearl, Herla Hasenyager, Bolo Kittleson and Frank Kovack re-entered school. lt was at that time that Eureka laegan to take on her old color and life. and the way was paved for those Vets who followed. To refresh youlr memory' let me give you an example ol the spirit and life which these live men brought hack to Eureka. Kovack and Hasenyager were in- strumental in reviving the basketball team. Braun, Shearl and .Kittleson played important parts in reorganizing student government and in their participation in Pi Kappa Delta. Alpha Epsilon Sigma and other school activities. These men are but examples, because there were many who entered school during the remainder ol the year and contributed immensely to revival of the Eureka Spirit. At the end of the school year there was a full schedule of classes and activi- ties. To the Vets who had been on campus in pre-war days things were getting hack to normal. 26 l. The real McCoy 2. Miss Varga? 5. "Lift, mister?" 4. One, Two. Three, Kick! 5. Regular and King size. 6. uVVi1o's lime pretty girl, Van?" 7. Followers of time sun S. Evelyn and Jim. . 27 SCHOOL ACTIVITIES One phase of our life "Neath the Elms" which contributes immensely to our college training is found in student participation in activities. Such activities provide outlets for us to use initiative, accept responsibilities, and generally bring us in contact with groups possessing common interests. At the same time activities afford opportunities for relaxation. enjoyment, and more or less informal training away from the routine of our classes. Also. our personalities may further develop as well as our ideals and atti- tudes. The various forms which our extra-curricular activities are based include varsity and intramural sports, student government, music. speech, debate and journalism. Every student is therefore provided ample opportunity to either participate or derive benefits or entertainment from one or more of these activities. Early in each school year. the student is encouraged to turn his interest toward one or more of the activities on campus. And if he proves himself deserving of it, a reward of membership in such organizations as the "E" Tribe, Alpha Epsilon Sigma, Pi Kappa Delta, and others is offered him. The support and interest in class-sponsered activities is to he expected of each individual since many of these are school tradi- tions to he entered into whole-heartedly lay everyone. 28 Symluolic ol all tlre activities ancl organizations that were revivecl ancl re-or- ganizecl is time E-Trilae. The E-Triloe is an organization macle up ol lettermen ol' varsity lqootlnall, lvas- lcelloall. and baseball. as an instrument lor giving athletics an organizecl represen' tation on campus. its purpose is to promote sporlsmanslmip ancl interest in inter- collegiate sports and to encourage tl1e development ol! lmiglm icleals, principles and sclrolarslmip among our atlwletes. Coacll Barrow, assistecl by Car Braun and Frank .Kovala was responsible lor time re-organization this spring. Officers elected were: Car Braun. president and Boln Nelson secretary-treasurer. All letter-men on campus were considered mem- bers in the re-organization. 12.0 RED DEVILS IN ACTIQN On Salurciay night, January IO. Prichard Gymnasium hummeci with iJasicet- imaii excitement for time iirst time since l945. The revivai of hasiiethaii at Eureica is a iong story. But to maize a iong story short. iormer ietterman anci '46 honorary captain, Frank Kovacic. anci Heria Hasenyager inciicateci their desire to the coiiege administration to revive inasiietiaaii, That was in November. Xvith some aiJie EIS- sistance from Prof. Norton. pinch-hitting as coach. iaoth schooi interest and Court laicnt was easiiy founci. The going was tough up untii Feinruary. Qur Red Deviis haci ciropperi games to Chanule Fieici, Carthage anci ixfionmouth. Aiter the iatter cieieat much happen- eci to imoister time "Fighting Five". Coach Barrow arriveci to taice over, and then registration ior thirci term iyrsught izacic veterans Coiiier. Vvaggoner anci Coiiins. and aiso acicieci Bob Neison to the squaci. Frfm February l to ixfiarch 2 the Reci Deviis hoasteci oi eight consecutive wins with their new team and earneci the right' to piay iiiinois Southern University at Cariyonciaie to cietermine the l6lh ciistrict's representative at the National A. A. U. tournament at Kansas Cily. iviarch ll to IO. Nve were oiaiigeci to how to a fine Carinonciaie team which went on to win the Nationai Championship. The inriiiiant scoring oi Niorrie Chaiiant -1 who averaged I9 points per game in.l0 games -1 aiong with Kovacic anci Coiiier spariieci the team through most oi its victories. We can iooif hacic upon a vefy successiui season. anci iiorwarci to a more suc- cessfui one. Qur iettermen were: Honorary Captain Franii Kovacii. ,iviorris Chai- iant. VVarren Coiiier. Biii Niorrow, Herin Hasenyager. uSpicier" Vvaggoner, Boh Nelson, "Peachy" Coiiins. Boi: Sheari and Boi: Cave. 50 t..,,.K U , "5 'w ' - N UIQ, in un M- . L 1 ,, -s :naman 1--.,...M. I.,- Kovaclc. Collier ollins, Clmlfant and Coach Barrow. Chalfnnl lxflorrow, Yvaggoner, Nelson, Hasenyager Shearl, Nlunager Crawley, Cave 31 A ,, ' - , f., 4 my 1 up M1 v -4 X-., v Q 1 7,4- I. Mnngolcl lays one clown .... 2. Nlurrow sale ul lllu plule .... 3. Capluin Car Braun lnlces u lxeulllmy outa--- 52 W4- Lett to right: top row: Coach Barrow, Steve Klimowslii, Vvarren Collier, Waller Rogner. Leslie Richards, Dwight Hendricks. Gar Braun. Bottom row: George Vvaggoner, Bill lVlorrow, Harley Nlangold. Herbert Hasenyager, Fred Millard. Leo Traister. Bob Nelson. Baseball. along with the war veterans. returned to the Eureka campus this year lor the first time since l942. Though the season was lar from a howling suc- cess it was lilcewise lar from heing a dismal failure. Laclc of experience and little cooperation from the weather man lcept the Red Devil squad from reaching ifts lull capabilities. Rainy weather cut the schedule down to six games and prevented Coach Barrow's men from getting sufficient practice. Highlight of the season was Eurel4a's double win over Illinois State Normats Red Birds, lnoth hy one run margins. Herb Hasenyager was the starting pitcher in all the Red Devil's contests and went the distance in hoth Normal games. Freddy Millard proved to he the team's most consistant hitter. Ninety per cent of this years team were ex-servicemen. Prospects for next year are loright, as only two memhers of the squad. Gar Braun and Harley Man gold. are Seniors. Gar Braun. Red Devil first baseman, was elected honorary captain ol' the season. SEASONS RECORD Millikin - --- 10 Eureka ..- -- 3 Nlacomh --- --- 21 Eurelca -.. -- 0 Eurelca .... ..- 6 Normal -- - 5 Concordia -- --- 12 Eureka -- -- 9 Eureka .... -- 4 Normal -- , 5 Concordia -- --- 21 Eureka -- ,, 3 35 IN TRAMURALS Une of time vitai programs sponsored iyy time Atimi 't' D Cf IC eparl mmment. imecause of its iceen conmpetitiveness and entertainment. is time intramural sports program. "Time aim of an intramural sports program is to create a ciesire wiitimirm every student. anci to aiiorci an opportunity for imimn to engage in timose atimietic activities under siciiieci ieaciers and witim adequate faciiities, 'timat wiit afiorci an opportunity for time inciividuai to act in situations timat are pimysi- caii im i ' ' ' ' y w oesome, mentaiiy stimulating, satisfying. and sociaiiy souncifu Time limirci term mmmariceci time post-war re-organization of time intramural program imy Coacim Barrow. Because of time wartime a'iJsence of timis program. a imearty appetite for sucim emmterlainnment and activity imaci ci i ci ' ' ' ' ' eve ope . anci entimusmastmc interest was in evicience. Tl e program was basket- ioaii, for imolim men and wonmen. Pritchard gymnasium was iiiieci eacim Tuesday. Vtfedmmesciay anci Timursday evening as competi- tors sougimt victory. Time Teiies won time men's iaasicetiaaii cimam- pionsimip and time Delta iJi's were winners in time women's league. Six sports, inasicetiaaii. voiieyiaaii. inaciminton. softioaii, ping pong, and imorse-simoe-pitciming were included in timis year's intra- murai program .for time men Time iri me initiai competition sponsoreci imyt tim V . g s were competitors in ioasicet- baii, voiieyinaii, and bacimimmton. In gcietermining a cimampiomm for time year four points were earneci for eacim victory, wimiie time ioser receiveci one point. Psi 'Atpima Lambda won time cimampionsimip thi- . d ' ' - ' s year an is now mn.possessxon of time intra-murai tropimy. '54 Stlldellts C We . reet Holida S Une Acts Will Trustees Choose Be Presented in New Nlemhersg 1 Burgess Hall Elect Officers gl on 1K9 College llelexats Eames Yrinclpla m as Stuclents Yvill Try Out For One Act Plays Cos Del T Ser . .cam Direct H VICCS al' Peoriffs S Harding al J owett Street Cllur I1 All Their 6 laBamcS lvin C Cliarlgston riwoilles at ' uruajncnt Rabinof Will Appear in Recital Here Sunday Afternoon STUDENT COUNCIL Eurelca wouldn't he normal if there wasn't a student governing body. It was mainly through the initiative of the Senior Class that the Student Council was re-organized during the third term. Xvith the aid oi Dr. Diclcinson, assisted by Ar- nold Crawley, a new constitution was drawn up and presented to the council which consists ol two representatives from each Greelc organization, the Independ- ent men and the independent women. Dr. Dickinson, Professor Wiggins and Pro- fessor Pugh were the faculty memhers and advisors. The constitution was formally adopted with amendments. Rolnert Shearl was elected as temporary chairman, and Betty Risser as secretary lor the remainder ol the school year. Little business was conducted due to the closing of the school year. However, regular spring elections set up the council so that it will he ready to function next fall. The new officers are: Herbert Hasenyager. President. and George Waggener. Vice-President. a.UJ.i 'a, e.R: THE PEGASUS One ol the few student organizations not disbanded for the duration was the Peg. it seemed to hold a high war-time priority. and justly so. The men and women who toolc leave from Eureka to spend time with Uncle Sam were pleasantly re- minded, lay the regular receipt ol' the Peg, that their Alma lvlater was very much alive. This year Vvinnic Topal served as editor. Ramona Oliver, assistant editor, lrmgard Rosenzweig, lousiness manager: and upon his return from the Army George Waggoner was sports editor. it is felt at this time that commendations are in order lor all stall?-members of the Peg through-out the war. Their services have been appreciated lay all who henelited from them. WOMEN 'S COUNCIL The VVomen's Council, the governing body of the dormitory residents. was still another ol those Eurelca faithl'ul's that continued to function during the war. Made up of two representatives from each of the sororities and the independent women, the council, under its own constitution intlicts penalties on those residing in the dormitories who fail to comply with it's rules and regulations. Besides enforcing dormitory rules, the council has. for the past three years, sponsored "Heart Sister VVeelc" in the absence of the Y. VV. C. A. Heading the council this year were Bernadine Bateman, president: Dorothy Eisele. vice-president: Elise McCormick. secretary-treasurer, with Mrs. Hunt and Miss Lazelle as advisors. 56 . - - : ' - '-1 r ' I ' A L A - A ' 37 e it ing.. CHAPEL CHCIR V . t l.el'l to riglmt: top rew: Donna Clairnmont. i.ois Slerrenimerg. Betty Risser, Helen Giilmerl, irnmgarcl Rozensweig. Ramona Gliver. Gwen Kanmpl, lxlari- elta WlcCiure. Bottom row: Prof. Cirill i.atlmrop, clirector, Lynn Xvard. Carolyn Vissering, lxlariiyn Dolan. Bonnie Tlmorton, June Vvigell, lxlrs. ixlar- garet Tomlm, accormmpanist. Uncler time direction oi Professor Latlmrop, time Eurelca Clmapel Clmoir spenit a very successlul year. filling various singing engagements in and near Eurelca. Early last iali. lVlarllma Harris was electecl presiclentg Donna Ciairmont, treas- urer: Belly Risser, secretary: i-ynn Vvarci, rolme clmairnmang Ramona Oliver, reporter as time group lmegan time year witlm twenty-llmree nmenmlmers. Time iirst pulmiic appearance ol time Clmoir was lmelore time Eureka VVonmemm's Clulm in Qctolmer: wlmiie in Decenmimer time cimoir presented a program ol' music lor lime VVomen's Guild at Peoria in time First Preslmyterian clmurclm anci joinecl time Clmristian clmurclm cimoir ol Eureka to present time Ulvlessialmn. Gne of time clmapei cimoir menmlmers, Lynn Xvarci. acted as soprano soloist. Early in time spring time cimoir again journeyeci to Peoria to present a program at time Vvest Bluffs Clmristian clmurclm. ln acldition to tlmese various out-of-town appearances, time cimoir frequently presenteci seiectiomms at clmapei on Tuesday mornings. lVlrs, lxiargaret Tonmlz actecl as accompanist lor time group. it is to lme imopeci tlmat time cimoir organization omm cammmpus will continue to pre- semmt time lmiglmest quality ol' musical selections in time future as it imas so well pre- sented in time past. ancl continue to luring pleasure to all ol' its oicl iriencls ancl iincl nmany new lrienils wlmo as yet lmave not imeen introcluced to tlmis line group oi voices. 58 QUARTETTE iLeit to right: Don Litliejohn, John Pontius, Charies Larson, Paui Dyar. Mrs. Niargaret Tomh, accompanist. The irienciiy "Helio, hciio. anci how tio you cio -1" hrought hack ionci mem- ories lo many at the annuai forensic banquet this year. Those ciear, crisp words oi the coiiege quartette's introciuction came this year from Don Littiejohn, first tenor: John Pontius, seconci tenor: Charles Larson, baritone: and Paul Dyar. hass. Don. John anct paul' prior to their service in the armeci forces were coiiege quartetle memherszg however each was in a ciiiierenl quartette. The preseent coiieqe four marie theifjliirst off-campus appearanceweigirriier in the year at the Eureka Househoici Science Ciuh. Other Eureka performances were: the ixiother anei Daughters banquet of thevvomanis tCiuiJ: a Union Service at the Presbyterian Church: anci the VVoman's Society of the Presbyterian Church. Out of town appearances inciucie Hoopeston and Deer Greek. ' ' This heing the first coiiege quartette in two years, many requests which were unahie to he iiiieci have heen receiveci. The appreciation oi anci interest in such an organization is very apparent: anci il is the ciesire of the present four and their iaithiui ciirector. iVirs. Niargaret Ni. Tomb. to continue the coiiege quartelte tra- ciition in the coming year. '50 xi ,4 Changed Road. Vvrillen and directed by Doris Dyar No. Not the Russians. direcled by B013 Kitlleson. Nliss Nlarlow at Play. directed by Prof. Norton. 40 Rosemary Paduia ALPHA EPSILON SIGMA OFFICERS 1945-1946 Betty Risser --- 1946-1947 --- President .......... Edith hficcashy Niartha Harris .......... Vice president .......... Sue Alicins Edith MCCHSiiy .......... Secretary .......... VVanda Sheeiy Doris Dyar .......... Treasurer .......... Annette Schultz - Elise hflccormicii ........ Historian ........ Ramona Oliver MEMBERS Nelle BHXiCF l2i1lHOI1El Oliver Niariiyn Dolan Doris Dyar Martha Harris Kenneth Brassiield Sue Atkins Don Hart Dwight Hendricks Lois Sterrenherg Rohert Kittleson Laurel Mangold Edith McCasky .Elise lvlccormiclc Joan Murchland paul Reid Vviniired Topai Betty Risser lrmgard Rosenzweig Annette Schultz Eleanor Schumacher Lloyd Shannon Wanda Sheely Roioert Shearl Rohert Sullivan Wayne Nvigeii Sarah Wiggins The Little Theater in Burgess Hall echoed with the footsteps of many a potential actor and actress as Alpha Epsilon Sigma ioined the posl'war march toward normal activities. After presenting three series of one act plays. under the sup- ervision ol: Prof. L. E. Norton, Alpha .Epsilon Sigma extended pledge hids to fourteen students and formally accepted them into membership on April 24, 1946. PI KAPPA DELTA Under time direction of Prof. L. E. Norton, lmead of time Speectm and Dramatic departmenlts of Eurelca College, time illinois Beta Clmapter of Pi Kappa Delta re- sumed its forensic activities tliis year witim six members, Gar Braun. Arnold Craw- ley, Cecil Dallas, Katlmarine Harding, Donald Littlejolmn and Winiired Topal. Debate teams traveled to Normal, Clmarleston, Terre Haute, Whitewater and Nliliiicin, debating tlwe topic, "Resolved, Tiaat time foreign policy of time United Staltes stmould be directed toward time estalolislament of free trade among time na- tions oi time world." Winilred Topal and Katlmarine Harding were undefeated in time Clmarleston and Terre Haute tournaments and received a superior rating at time regional Pi Kappa Delta meet lmeld at Nlillilcin University. Participating in dis- cussion at time Normal Invitational tournament, Winilred Topal placed second. and later in a discussion contest in Vvimitewater, Vvisconsin, slae received a first rating. Extempore. contests at Terre Haute, Nlillilcin and Eurelca were all won lay Winilred Topal. Donald Littlejolmn placed second in extempore spealcing in ttme Terre Haute invitational tournament. Entries were also made in poetry reading. oratoryhand alter dinner spealcing. Colleges and universities defeated lay Eureka clelzmalors included Clmarleston. lndiana'University, Vvlmeaton, Gustavus Adolpimus, DeKalg, Nlillilcin. Western rlxflicimigan, Slmurtlell, Augustana, Notre Dame, lndiana State Teacimers College, VVesleya'n, Cincinnati, Whitewater. Depauw, Bowling Green, Wayne. La- Crosse. Carroll. Normal and Durury College. Un May 8, 1946, Jolwn Binlcley, Helen Gilbert, Laurel lxflangold, lrmgard Rosenzweig. Lloyd Simannon and Robert Sullivan were initiated into Pi Kappa Delta. Stmortly before tlwis, James Williams returned to college and became active again in time forensic fraternity. Otlmer students participating in forensic activities tlmis year include Roloert Bada, William Nlorrow and Scott Simer. Time annual college extempore spealcing contest was won tlmis year by Ramona Oliver. ' 12 PI KAPPA DELTA OFFICERS 1945-1946 1946-1947 Vvinilrefl Topal .... ..... P resiclent .... ..... D on Littlejolln Arnold Crawley ..... --ViCe-president ..... --Katl1y Harcling Cecil Dallas .... -- Secretary-treasurer .... -- Helen Gilbert Katlly Harding --Corresponcling secretary-- lrmgarcl Rosenzweig ---- Program Chairman ---James Vvilliams Gar Braun Arnolcl Crawley Helen Gilbert Kathy Harding Don Littlejolmn lrmgarcl Rosenzweig Lloyd Shannon Robert Sullivan Xfvinilrecl Topal James Williarns Prof. L. E. Norton prof. T. Vviggins Prof. Robert Pugh 45 STUDENT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Miihe higgesl hreaiiiasl in town for the ieastn is the ciaim of the Stucient Christian Feiiowship Group. The catch to this setting point consists in its mean- ing the ieast in money hut most in ambition, since those who participate in this ieiiowship are requireci to he at the 'Christian Church at 7 A. Nt. sharp each Wed- nesctay morning. Attencience varies therefore, with the weather, from fifteen to thirty-tive. This unique group has no membership, hutt weicomes ati hungry anci energetic souis who wiii arrive at that hour. A hreaiciast. which has consistted at various times oi anything from pancaices anci sausage to tried potatoes and eggs, is prepared hy an even ioraver committee. which must arrive at six o'cioctc. The coffee, an unprecectentect variety. is preparect hy Rev. Donaici Salmon. who sponsors the group. Each attencient of the break- tlasts is a member of the icitchen committee al ieast twice during the year. After tatecomers have been greeted' iooct consumed. and songs anci fun en- joyed at the tahie. the group gathers tor a hrief worship service, which is ted hy two of the students. The ieiiowship often weicomes an out-of-town guesit or an in- teresting Eureica person as its speaker, tout the program is sometimes carried out entirety hy the students. The main purpose oi' this group is Christian ieiiowship. hut it acts as a chan- net through which religious projects from outside the campus may reach interested students anci as an instrument through which stucients may support such activity. 41 --v...,,,-. L -w..........,Ls sY""" hs 5"""'--..., ,YM-S. I. 'Love in Bloom' 2. tFrnlers' 5. lLillf5--ilgElll1l' 4. 'You name il, l'll lcill il' 5. Just posin' 6. Nloving Day 7. Marian :incl Dick 8. Junior clilcs ancl nclvisor. fi fs LIFE AT EUREKA No doubt you would like to lcnow what we do when we are not in the class- room. or studying, or lausying ourselves with some extra-curricular activity. Often one's first: impression is that Eureka is a quiet, reserved community, having little to offer along entertainment line. For the most part that first impression is the cor- rect one. tt is difficult for any student to accept this situation and consequently he is destined ,to create his ownvmanner of spending leisure time. Though our stu- dents are not likely to' accept these circumstances without some xtomment of dis- approval. the situation is ideal from the ,Colleges viewpoint in that it lceeps the campus as the central place of interest and activity. and too. most college students are not llushedwith 'greenhaclcsf Also, it forces our students to use their initiative which may he good or load. X Before I give you an account ol our activities on campus I should mention the downtown interests which attract many of our students. For that new Ameri- can custom. va colce date. we usually go to lVtilce's Sweet Shop or to Dawson's Drug store. Then if we really want to dosomething special we go Ito the Bowling Alley or to the Vvoodford Theater. Never-the-less most of us are content to turn our interests toward College ac- tivities, and ,we do find enjoyment in. them. This is how the average student might spend his leisure time. , On Sunday ,we can sleep late, lout not' ftoo late, laecause church starts at 10:40. XKVC have dinner at 12:30, then we may' read the tunnies, study, see a fmovie. and often there are special functions such as teas or recitals. Nlonday we have to re- adapt ourselves to the classroom routine, and sometimes that is quite difficult. es- pecially if we spent the weelcend at home. Nlonday night indicates the time for gavels to clamor calling fraternity and sorority meetings to order. Oliten these as- semblies are planning social and traditional events which lteep many of us lousy. Tuesday night we may have play practice. Pi .Kappa Delta or Alpha Epsilon Sig- ma meetings. Wednesday or Thursday nights are dress-nights or special guest night for dinner. Oliten recitals are scheduled on these nights. Then on the weelc- ends a variety of recreation and entertainment may he planned. Both Friday and Saturday evenings are ideal times for fraternity and.sorority informal house dances and parties. for haslcetlaatt and loothall games, for plays and other all-school func- tions. You can see that we do lceep lousy throughout each school weelc. And though at lirst our campus may seem quiet - it does seem to grow and grow in our hearts until it is as alive and exciting as only we have made it through the maintenance of Eurelca's traditions. -16 47 FRESHMAN WALK Traditionally the Frosh awaited the night ol Freshman VVall4. The Almighty Seniors had announc- ed several hints-1 that Freshman Vvallc would he at night: that Freshmen would not have to wall: over 50 miles: and would he excused lrom class the next clay. if the next clay is Nlonclay: that Freshman Vvallc is never on Sunday night tcleverll: and that all Fresh- men would lne called for and need not tear laeing lett laehind. Vveelcs lbelore the fatal night, the majority ol the Frosh class had heen sleeping in their ulnlue-jeans" pra1:tiCally every night. Rumors spread thiclc and last-- "This is the nightlu But 'the nigllt happened almost seven nights a weeli. Then one bright moonlit night. the night of October 9. at 12:15, that is: when lay this time the Frosh had given up hope, put on their pajamas and were last asleep: the old firelaell, with the help of some strong upperclassmen, announced Freshman Walkl As 'the luright rays ot sun gleamed over Eurelca Courthouse spire the last few freshmen traclced their ways laaclc alter a night they will never forget. Every- hody tseniors. tool was very. very tired, hut the Frosh wouldn't have missed it tor the worldl 48 FLUNK DAY At 9: I5 A. Ni. on Octotoer 17. the whistte on the heating ptant toict everyone in no uncertain terms that the eventful day had come. The wondering freshmen and the att-too-intetiigent sopho- mores and juniors rushed to the chapei where the seniors were ringing the oict coitege heii and smiiing icnowingty at the expect- ant faces. Forty-five minutes iater the costumed students gathered again at tthe chapet and started the snatce dance to town. Fresh- man giris dressed as 'Lit Atmefs and the boys as Daisy iVtae's. Sophomores dressed as Wait N Disney characters and the Jun- iors as-supermen for womentt. After paying their respect to 1 the mighty seniors before the eyes ot ati who happened to find themseives "uptown" at that L particutar time, the under ctass- men hiiced out to Laice Eureka. Here the sophomores and juniors succeeded in put- ting the freshmen into the pond two successive times to be adjudged the victors in the annuai tug-o-war contest. After eating, everyone gathered at .tViiice's for coices and then went to the Woodford Theatre where each ciass presented a stunt and enjoyed a tree movie. Open house at Ntagdaiene Haii atater dinner compieted the day, with dancing un- ut ten. The Sophomore ciass won the prize for the best costumes with "tVtagdaiene Haii Dariingsu tatcing honors as Snow Vvhite and the Seven Dwarfs and the wiciced Oict Witch. Perfect weather made the weit-pianned day a huge success. 40 THE JUNIOR - SENIOR PROM usolit lights, sweet music. and a pretty girl to dance with"- briefly that describes the Junior-Senior Prom, to which all stu- dents were invited. Busy Juniors. with boxes ol crepe paper and ideas, transform- ed Pritchard Gym into a dance floor and installed Larry Vveber and his orchestra to furnish the music. A warm spring evening aided in matting the event. which began the festivities ol graduation weekend, an ideal farewell lor the Senior Class. THE HEART SISTER DANCE The very versatile Lida's Wood dining room was again the scene ol the Heart Sister Dance. the climax of a weelc ol' mystery and excitement. ' Annually, Heart Sister Week. and its finale--the Heart Sis- ter Dance- is sponsored by the Y. VV. C. A.. but since the war the sponsorship ol this event has passed over to the VVomen's Council. One ol' the earliest of the all school dances. a most enjoyable evening was spent by the girls and their dates in the attractively decorated dining room, dancing to the music of such popular bands as Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Carmen Cavellaro. and others-all on recordings, of course. INTER-FRAT PLEDGE DANCE Perhaps one of the outstanding and most successful social functions ol the year was the Inter-fraternity Pledge Dance. Com- mittees from each fraternity combined their plans and efforts for the party which was held at Ithe Lambda Chi .House The pledge class from each organization was given a room to decorate using schemes of their own choosing. Dancing and refreshments pro- vided .a swell evenings entertainment for ,more than sixty couples. This panty proved to be more than just a. social function. It was an informal 'get-acquainted' party and it was a land'marlc in encouraging inter-fraternal relations yon our Campus. Each organ- ization contributed generously in worlc and cooperative spirit to malce the paifty a most successful one. 50 51 THE GREEKS Perhaps the sections of our campus which are most responsi- hle for the life. excitement. social activities. and traditions are the Greek organizations. The spring of 1943 hrought the close of the three fraternities on campus, and among other things, stymied the social activities of our sororities. The fraternal spirit survived the war in fine shape. even showing great improvement in respect to inter-fraternity feelings. Very evident in this year's reorganization was the hroad-minded scope upon which' fraternities and sororities worlced. The general attitude has far surpassed previous levels. The development of these new attitudes has undoubtedly' been hrought about hy the difficult circumstances of the past four years. and the realization hy every student that narrow-mindedness and selfishness can have no part in our college today. Tau Kappa Epsilon was the first fraternity to re-organize on campus last October. Psi Alpha Lamhda re-organized in Decem- her though they were laclcing a house. Lambda Chi Alpha return- ed to campus in late March. Our sororities, Delta Zeta. Delta Delta Pi, and Phi Omega. had little to do in the way of re-organization: hut the opportunity had re-appeared which made possible a full schedule of social activity. We Greelcs are proud of the role which we play in campus activities. The tradition. the competitive spirit and the social func- tions have hecome a part of our life. I '32 THEY LIVE HERE Tau Kappa Epsilon House Lmnlmda Chi Alpha House Lidzfs Wood Nlagclulene Hall 37 DELTA ZETA SORORITY September found Pi Chapter ol Delta Zeta lost in a maze ol' packing boxes and rush parties. taking time out only to greet old friends back on campus once more. Alter welcoming Nelle Baxter, Pearl Havlik. lxflarian Hild. lla Morey and Barbara Schmidt into our group. we started into another year's work under the leadership of Rosemary Padula. The end ol' the war brought an increased en- rollment to Eureka College and an increased hum of activities to Delta Zeta. Hik- ing out to back campus armed with weiners and weiner sticks, we helped the Tekes celebrate the re-opening of their fraternity house. Soon alter. we pledged Betty .lane Paxton, a newcomer to Lida's Wood. The highlight of the winter months came with the Delta Zeta winter lormal. During the evening spent in dancing under brilliant blue and white decorations. lxflarian Hild was crowned queen of the Snowball Formal. This formal was the first in several years due to the war, and was a pleasant opening for the holiday season. ln January we trudged back alter Christmas vacation loaded down with presents to find that Kathie Harding was back again, having transferred from Illinois College. At the opening of the third term. we were happy to greet Amelia Mancuso, newly discharged from the WAC, and Bess Fifield who had been with us several years before. At our birthday dinner on February 18, Betty Jane Paxton was awarded the Ideal Pledge ring. Nelle Baxter was given a bracelet for scholarship, and Natalie Winslow was given the ldeal Active ring. Bertha Laws donated a ring to be worn by the president during her term of office. During March and April our chapter room was re-decorated and papered and new furniture was purchased. At our annual election in April Kathie Hard- ing was elected president for next year. Our Spring Formal was the last major social event of the year. With appro- priate setting at the Lakewood Country Club, the members and guests danced to the music of Buzz Lawyer's orchestra after the banquet. The decorations followed the spring theme and formed a lively background for the dance. The year ended with a series of rush parties and picnics and last minute packing. VVe were all sorry to leave. but we're looking forward to another suc- cessful year in Delta Zeta. 'ii MEMBERS DELTA ZETA OFFICERS 1945-1946 1946-1947 Rosemary paciuia ..-- -i-- Presicient ........ Kaliiie Harding Donna Ciairmonl ........ Vice President ........ Neiie Baxter Kathie Harciing ...... Recording Secretary ...... lin Morey Katimie Harding -- Corresponding Secretary -- Barbara Schmidt Natalie Winslow ........ Treasurer ........ Natalie Vvinsiow Dorothy Eiseie ...... pariiamentarian .... Rosemary Paciuia Wanda Sheeiey .......... Historian ....... Marian Hiici Neiie Baxter Donna Ciairmont Dorothy Eiseie Bess Fifieici Kathie Harding Pearl Haviiic Marian Hiici Barbara Scimmicit Nataiie Vvinsiow Ameiia Niancuso Laurel Nlangoici Iia Morey Rosemary Paciuia Belly Jane Paxton Wanda Siieeiey JJ LAMBDA CHI ALPHA FRATERNITY The post-war reactivation of the Theta'Chi Chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha is dedicated to the members who gave their lives in the service of their country: Eugene Dyar, Otis Stewardson, Henry Loelo, Russell Young, Max Dahl and for- mer pledge Ray Jett. tn five short months nine returned veterans regained possession of the frater- nity house on 201 Burton Avenue: completely redecorated the interior and exter- ior of the house: pledged and initiated nine excellent men, eight of whom were recently released from the services: and under unusual circumstances and diffi- culties, carried out a Spring social season traditional of Lambda Chi Alpha. These activities included the annual Open House, an informal Spring dinner-dance and concluded with the May Breakfast at Lalce Eureka. Theta-Chi members quiclcly became active in all phases of college life, in- cluding scholarship, athletics, dramatics, student government and music. Our reactivation was immeasuraloly aided lay the untiring efforts of the alum- ni, and our members of the college faculty: Dr. Burrus Diclcinson, and Professors Jacob Rinlcer and Robert Pugh, Thomas Wiggins and Ernest Higdon. 56 LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Officers lor 1946--47 High Alpha -- ........................ George Waggener High Beta --- High Gamma -- High Tau .... High Epsilon - High Phi .... High Pi .... Dan Anderson Car Braun Gil Braun Carrol Collins Paul Dyar Dean Halces Dwight Hendricks Bill Koeplce Charles Larson Chester Lililejohn Milton Mclxflahan ------ --..----....---------.. Leo Traister ---- Dan Anderson ---- Gordon Rice ----.... Bolo Smith ------- Gar Braun -..------------ Jacob A. Rinlcer John Nlalcin Harley Mangold Fred Nlillard Don Nelson Gordon Rice Kalmar Schneider Bill Slagle Bob Smith Paul Soucy Leo Traister George Waggoner 57 DELTA DELTA PI SCRORITY Twelve actives returned to Eurelca in September to carry on for Delta Delta Pi. Our formal pledge banquet honored live new girls at the Presbyterian Church in September. Two other girls pledged in January and April. The actives enjoyed Ladies' Day at the Ball Parlc in December. It was en' tertainment by the pledges at our Christmas Party. The formal initiation dinner-dance in February was the first event of its lcind since before the war. Les Gerber and his orchestra furnished music at Lida's Wood. Our annual Mother's Tea in March was attended by every Delta Pi mother. Dorm life with them around was especially stimulating. The autstanding social event of the year was our spring formal dinner-dance at the Jefferson Hotel in Peoria. Thanks to the return of ex-servicemen. the affair was a huge success. About sixty memhers and guests attended and enjoyed the danceable music and unique floor show of Herman Hampy and his orchestra. On lVlay I9 we celebrated our 36th birthday with the annual dinner at Lida's Wood. Gther news and events of the year included sponsorship of an all-school dance, serenades, purchasing of new furniture for our corridor, and a rush week- end long to begremembered. Our sports team displayed 'their abilities in college intramuarl by winning tournaments in basketball, volleyball and baseball. Everyone is proud and happy that Eurelca College is steadily gaining in qual- ity and quanity. Our sincere wish is that the improvements will continue until Eureka stands in even more hearts as it does in ours, "faithful, tried, and true." 'SH DELTA DELTA PI 1945-1946 Betty Risser ............ Elise lVicCormicl4 ........ Lynn Vvarci ....... Carolyn Vissiering -- OFFICERS 1946-1947 President --, .......... Lynn Ward Secretary ........ Marian Rogers --- Treasurer --, ...... irmgard Rosenzweig -- Corresponding Secretary .... Ann Meiis Annette Schultz .... Social Chairman .... Eleanor Schumacher Marian Rogers ........ Chaplain ........ Carolyn Vissering irmgarci Rosenzweig ...... Marshall ...... Sarah Wiggins Ann Meiis .......... Custodian .......... Mary Lou Siagel Ramona Oliver ...... Rush Captain ...... Mary Jean Mailioux Carolyn Vissering ........ Marilyn Dolan Betty Huxtalmie Gwen Kempi lViary Jean' Maiiloux Elise McCormick Ann :Meils Ramona Oliver Betty Risser Marian Rogers irmgarci Rosenzweig Pledge Sponsor MEMBERS Annette Schultz Eleanor Schumacher Mary Lou Slagel Lois Sterrenherg Betty Soucy Carolyn Vissering Lynn Ward Sarah Wiggins PLEDGES Marietta McClure 59 TAU KAPPA EPSILON FRATERNITY The close of this school year once again finds the 'Telcesn operating in lull swing. Although this has been a short school year for most of us. the excitement and subsequent events of our re-activation has made it a memorable and busy one. Under the direction of Fraters Arnold Crawley and Dick Topal our frater' nity house became the first to reactivate on campus when in October the house was re-opened and three men were pledged. Vvith the pledging of more men and the return ol several prewar actives and pledges our number quiclcly grew to thirty men by last term. lt was not long before our neighbors became aware of our sing- ing, baseball. football. radio and all the rest of the joys that come with a fraternity. We were most fortunate in having lVlrs. Shannon, the mother of Frater Lloyd Shainon, talce charge ol our lcitchen for us and it was not long before we earned our reputation for having the finest dinners on campus. To those of us who were here before the war it was a great treat to once again listen to Josseclc recite "Clar- issa the Flea" and "Mrs, Pettibonen although there was no laclc of table conver- sation with Collier and Van Petten arguing about who was the champ golfer, or npottsyn Elliott and Kenny Brasslield trying to see who could eat the most. Reviving other customs, we had content dinners for the three sororities, our Mothers on lVlother's Day and for our Chapter advisors. Our Spring Formel was held at the illinois Hotel in Bloomington and turned out to be a highly successful affair. Credit went to the committee chairmen Fraters: Elliott. Hagan, Tefertillar. E Our athletic section was well represented by basketball lettermen, Bob Cave. Arnold Crawley, Bill Morrow, Bob Nelson and Vvarren Collier. Arnold Crawley was the manager of the basketball team. Our baseball lettermen were Leslie Rich- ards, Bill Morrow. Bob Nelson, Warren Collier, Wally Rogner and Steve Kli- mowslci. in intramurals we won the basketball and baseball. Later Warren Collier won the golfing match. in the school elections Jim Vvilliams carried the votes for editorship of the next year's Prism and Chuclc lxflather was elected business manager of the Pegasus. The biggest news of all. however, was when Gregory Josseclc, pledge for five years, was finally initiated. Probably the most outstanding of our events of the past year was the presenta- tion of a three-act play entitled "Breezy Nloneyf' This was something that the fraternity had never done before but it proved to be a great success. Frater Lyle Hagan selected the cast and directed the play and judging from the way it went over, did a perfect job. Yes, it has been an eventful and successful year for Iota. but next year pro- mises to be even a greater and better year - and all of the "Bold Bad Telcesu are eager to greet it. 00 Crysoplmylos TAU KAPPA EPSILON Officers lor 1946-47 Prytanis ..... ........................ Epi Prytanis Grammafteus Hypoplwetes Pylortes --- Histor, -- Hegmon -- ACTIVE MEMBERS Arnold Crawley Diclc Topal Kenneth Brasslielcl Warren Collier Harry Nlulfley Dana 'Elliott Jim Williams Bill Rogen Bill Geoflrier Bob Cave Cecil Dallas Lyle Hagan Wayne Krug Bolo Van Petten Lloyd Shannon Bola Tefertillar Bob Albertson Don Cerf Paul Haedilce Stephen Klimowslci George Leeming Davis lVIcAcloo Cllarles Mather Warren Nelson Walter Rogner Warren Collier -------- Lyle Hagan Bob Tefertillar --- Harry Muffley ---.. Wayne Krug ..----- Dana Elliott Bolo Van Petten ---....-- Lloyd Shannon Mike Rovttenluerlc Gregory Josseclc Member on faculty Prole sor James Hagan PLEDGES Walter Luncl Leslie Riclmarcls Bob Nelson George Rolmr Bob Rottenberlc George. ,Mayer Edward Kroger PHI OMEGA sononrrv Another year has rolled around, and the Phi O's have many new faces. The year was started off with three rush parties, which turned out to be grealt successes, thanks to our alums and patronesses. Five new girls were pledged, and a banquet was given in the honor. We then loolced forward to the day when they would he strutting the gold and pearls, hut loefore all this happened came that grand and glorious "Heli Week." A wonderful year was had lay the Phi O's for it was packed full of fun and laughter for each and every member. When those October nights rolled around with that gorgeous harvest moon as iuli as it possibly could he. out came the "ole" hay-raclc filled with gals and guys, who had a wonderful time. Then there were house-dances at the loeginning of the year. along with spreads celebrating engagements, birthdays, and even marriages, of which there were three. We had the honor of giving two formals this year. First, the Christmas For- mal. held at Lida's Vvood. For the first time since the war. we celebrated mid- winter with our annual Sweetheart Formal. it was really a gala affair and every- body tallied aloout it for days afterwards. The next hig event was the initiating of our new memhers and the pledging of another. Ohl what excitement-'topped off with the birthday dinner and calce. Niay First rolled around and the Phi O's went "posy'piclcing" for that tradi- tional Serenade Nitqe. The hoys hanging from the fraternilty house windows made it seem iilce old times. Our mothers came to visit us the first weeicend and we all got acquainted over the tea cups. Now that summer is creeping up on us, and it is time to leave school, we look ioaclc upon our happyj days we've had with each other sharing our love and friend- ship and all the good times, hut we also ioolc forward to the years to come, when there will he higger and loetter ones. 62 PHI OMEGA 1945- I946 OFFICERS 1946- 1947 Bernadine Batemen ...... President ...... Joan Murctiland Sue Atlcins ........ Vice President ........ Mildred Bauman Nlildred Bauman ...... Recordingsecretary ...... Sue Atlcins Nlarilyn Coloid ........ Treasurer ........ Marilyn Cotoid Mildred Bauman .... Corresponding Secretary .... June Henry Mona Scamellorn Bada .... Custodian .... Dorotliy Klassovity Joan Murctiland .... Pledge Advisor .... Dorotlmy Klassovity Vvinnie Barnes Topal Sue Atkins Mona Scameliorn Bada Bernadine Batemen Mildred Bauman 'lxflarilyn Coloid Jeannette Frerictis Mary K. Frerictms Rush Captain .... Harriet Slater MEMBERS June Henry Betty Walslm Herslmlmerger Dorottly Klassovity Roberta Margolis Joan Murctiland Harriet Slater Winifred Barnes Topal O5 PSI ALPHA LAMBDA I-'RATERNITY The coming of another spring finds Psi Alpha Lambda again in operation. Three years ago the chapter was storing away its furniture and closing the house as the last of its men went off to war. Last November four of the actives returned to school and began the joh of reactivation. We have gone 'through the difficult process of re-organizing and setting in motion machinery though a hit rusty. Social events this year have been scarce. We held our Rouge's Brawl at the Wood in March and danced in a maze of crepe paper streamers, hut due to present dif- ficulties we put away our plans for a Spring Formal until next year. Meanwhile, we have brought our number of actives and pledges from four to twenty-two. Though it was a short year for us we managed to participate in several of the extra-curricular activities. ,Many of the men won letters in varsity basketball and hasehaii, and we did weii in intramurais. Others were elected to Alpha Epsilon Sigma and Pi Kappa Delta. Everyone helped to put our scholastic average up in the higher brackets. Next year some of our former actives have promised to come hack, and with the organization running smoothly again we are looking forward to a big year ,for Psi Alpha Lambda. 6-1 'PSI ALPHA LAMBDA- President ........ Vice President .... Secretary ....... Treasurer .... Chaplain -- Marshall --- Guard -. ........ Jolm Blumenslmine LeRoy Cronkite Don Delenlnauglm Joe Drislcoll 1 Jael: Finley Don Hart Merrill Herslmloerger lxlerrill Herslmbergere Rolaert Kittleson Frank Kovaclc George Nlason Carlos Mendez t OFFICERS ---------------------.. Jolln Pontius ---- Herbert Hasenyager ..------- Franlc Kovaclc ....----- Jaclc Finley -..-- Riclmarcl Sweeney ----..-..----- ..-..-..---- Don Hart ---------....----- --- Robert Sullivan MEMBERS Gail Peterson ' Jolmn Pontius Raul Reid Robert Shearl Norman Storm Rolaert Sullivan Richard Sweeney Bill Troester Ken Wittleder 'Eldon Van Sanclt Robert Yates . 65 IVY CEREMONY To many who come to Eureka as visitors and stu- dents, tide one timing that has remained iongesl in lileir memories is time simpie inul impressive ivy Ceremony wimicii follows graduation. Tiiere is nothing' eiaimorale about it-just time Jun- iors. time graduating seniors. and time iacuity taice part in it: imut after time ivy imas been cut iaetween time seniors and time rest of tire coiiege. and time Alma iviater ilas ineen sung, liiere seems to iie someliling so final about it aii-liuere are only memories left, no more coiiege days. Of aii time customs and traditions that Eureka is proud of. timis is tile saddest. and perilaps time happiest. for in tile imearls and minds of tilose wilo see and taice part in it, it signifies four years of work Weii done. 'LOOKING AHEAD ug ---v-. .... .-P V EI 'H -Q11 ' THE PROPOSED DORMITORY Every person connected with our Alma Mater is welt aware that we must took into and plan for the future. One of the prime reasons is insufficient housing. To meet this prohiem our college administrators and hoard of trustees have proposed to build a dor- mitory for men. The artists sketch shows one unit of the dormi- tory which wiil he erected as soon as funds are provided. Each unit will provide housing for thirty men, and will have a suite for a resident counseior. On Tuesday. March 5. Dr. Dickinson, in speaking to the stu- dent hody, outlined a five-point program for remodeling campus buildings. This announcement was the result of an authorization, hy the hoard of trustees to launch a three-year program to meet the most important needs of the college. The five-points are: QU A men's dormitory will he huiit. Qi Better housing for the coi- tege iihrary. The first floor of Burgess Hail will provide this space. UD Prichard Gymnasium will he remodeled. ffl, Better housing for the chapel will he provided. 15, Additional classrooms for the present educational plan will also receive attention. Aside from material things, we are looking ahead in another respect. In declaring policy Dr. Dickinson said,"that Eureka Coi- ie'ge's liberal arts program will he founded upon the 'pursuit of truthf That it would he free from creed and denominational view- points, and said that we must have a world-wide viewpoint at Eu- reka. And uthat the future progress and success of Eureka College is dependent upon the faith, co-operation and work of everyone concernedf' . 67 LEACH'S RESTURANT Be wise Economize! Eat at LEACI-I'S RESTURANT - where quality rules - Courtesy A Specialty Good Food Fountain Service Eureka EUREKA LOCKER George Heyungs, manager Phone 454 Eureka Illinois G. T. MCGUIRE Complete -Insurance Service Surety Bonds Phone 47 Eureka Illinois BEN .FRANKLIN STORE Eureka, Illinois "Quality Merchandise at reasonable price" M. Smith L. Smith KEN KENAGY Jeweler Diamonds - Watches - Jewelry Gifts - Silverware - Clocks Phone 44 109 Main Eureka G4LEN'S SHELL SERVICE ' F IRESTON E Tires and Auto Accessories Phone 86 SHANNON l-IOE ERVICE Shoes and Shoe repairs that Satisfy' STROMBERGER'S CLOTHING STORE Complete Line of Men's and Boy's Haberdashery Phone 73W Eureka COLLEGE DRUG STORE MICHAEL'S SWEET SHOP For more than 50 years DRUGS A place for refreshments ST light lunches and fine T S confections Meet Me At Mikes F. B. Phone 80 Eureka Rexall Store ' S. H. Moore Telephone 3976-0 ALIGIHTFOOT ART PHOTO SHOP OIL COMPANY 409 N. Main St. Bloomington, Illinois D-X "Portraits of Distinction ' Phone 124 Eureka Photographer's for 1946 Prism PRISM PATRONS Dawsouss Drug Store Dicks Barber Shop L. G. Mclnik CDDSJ dentist Mcrril Grnhnrn, Accountant S. G. Hnrrcd Jr., Attorney Youngman's Shoe Store A. L. Wargo, Plnrnhcr Don Piclctti, Attomey GRAY GABLES DAIRY Serving Eureka's Every Dairy Nee Peoria Producers Pasturized Dairy I'M REDDY products Your Electric J. FRANK FELTER Servant 'Kilowatt EUREKA TINNING CENTRAL 'ILLINOIS AND ROOFING CO. LIGHT COMPANY Heating Roofing Tinwork Eureka Freedman Stokers C.M. PIFER EUREKA NEW HAMPSHIRE REDS "The Profitable Breed For Poultrymen" "The Home of Good New I-Iampshiresn Royal .Kays Ralph Imhoff Eureka, Illinois B. H. SCHUMACHER Jeweler COMPLIMENTS Quality Diamonds, Watches f and Jewelery Over 25 years of dependable service Mr. and Mrs. O-I-To W AGNER Eureka Phone 246 Illinois You're Always SPEED WELCOME EcoNoMY ef the V PLEASURE WOODFORD THEATRE PLEOSURE Joe Macmter 9 THE EUREKA TELEPHONE Manager COMPANY ZIMMERMAN WELDING KIMT-ER MOTOR SERVICE. ' COMPANY TRUCK LIFTS Sales and Service Sales and Service Eureka Eureka Illinois S and S .MARKET SUSIE'S RESTURANT Eugene Speer' prop' Meals and Lunches QUALITY MEATS Phone 2 Phone 396 Eureka Eureka Illinois -rv " OGDEN DAIRY ' FRERICHS Roszells Sealtest Dairy Products An exclusive service foocl store and Ice Cream Make This Your Headquarter Jusl Phone 9 or Step in Your Are Welcome PIFER HARDWARE Quality Merchandise Reasonable Prices bf Complete Stock D Efficient Sales Attentio 'MEIERS TEXACO SERVICE C,,mp,ime,,ts EUREKA PRINTING and of STATIONARY CO. Job Printing Publications 1242 N. iMain . . Phone 231 Eureka Eureka' mmms ' C' Kms' ""' COMPLIMENTS FURNITURE of Electrical A liances , pp , Bon ATKINS Complete Westinghouse Supplies Sales and Service Ast? Meat Market Eureka Eureka l l EUREKA GREENHOUSE Flowers for every occasion Phone 252 MOSER MOTOR CO. Complete Repair Service Your FORD Dealer NICKEL and ROTH Quality Groceries and Meats Frosted Foods We Serve the College Phone 4 - Eureka ROBINSON 'S RADIO 'LAB Radios Radio Phonograph Combinations Classical and Popular Records Phone 108 V Eureka Nu-Enamel SCI'IEIRER'S DAIRY STORE LEEDS ELLIOTT Milk Shakes Sundaes Smart Dresses Sweaters Blouses Cones Undies All Dairy Products Three Day Cleaning Service Manager: Sha,-iff Phone 97 Eureka HEYL .MOTOR COMPANY EUREKA HARDWARE co. Chevrolet R. Klaus Phone 28 Oldsmobile Pontiac Sales and Service Phone 95 TOGRAP TOGRAQP

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