Feitshans High School - Log Yearbook (Springfield, IL)

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Q SW! Ramona Schmidt-Editor Betty Koopman-Assistant Editor Betty McCcr11-Business Manager Gwen O'Brien-Art Editor Miss Sadler-Faculty Advisor le 194 I ,5. .- A I9 L og F H 7,f9b'if,17ff 072, fgnffwfg 0 'QLAZ1 em'-15: fi,.f,M Afufhw ff. -1 j5,,,,3 66 77 0 K T 155 L 3' 5,5 wi? 7, I 6 I-I 90"-4, WH? Y E 2 M E 071, -ax-Q4, f6' Deszhmf WM. P If 05,7811 . ,ge Mama! The Log of the good ship U.S.S. Feitshans records daily events of 1947-48 be they great or small. We hope and intend that our presentation of the Log will give you pleasant memories in the years to come. 5 V Y V Q ii x Gmc- vf,-5 'gq THE LOG CREW FEITSHANS HIGH SCHOOL SPRINGFIELD, 1LL1No1s WY V' 6' sv 1-ik.. . .. ,.:,:':1 2 V, ':," :F f I-5 :': " ".4':: ,I .., W if 5 2?5WZ3f:s. '1 WW -'I Fgyg , aw QSM QL k:5'5T'3f f'1f1'jff5?f3w THROUGH STORMY WATERS AND CALM-OUR SHIP ALL HE-YL camo?-Y ,. ,gp '-'1' 5 .,... A , 4 I QP' Sv A rf' ' ' l Q W' , uf l' 4 A " 4 6 am, ,UQ ' S Q A T H L E Tw I C fi 'x 9 if e. w 5 3 w 3 3 z P2 5 Q, S E 3. Z Q 2 9 B s E if Dedication We, the Log Staff of l948, sincerely dedicate this Log to our loyal and tolerant advisor, Miss Louise E. Sadler. Miss Sadler Came to Feitshans High School in l94l. During these years, Miss Sadler has served not only as a teacher but as a quide and friend of the youth as Well. May her loyalty to the Blue and White inspire us all to "carry on" for our school the high ideals in which she truly believes. ,XM SJW fi 4 X i "U 'Rs X Q- xg v,Ck w ,C W! M N. W If 5- f S X V- -' - " Q' V l ,, !x A - - -,: VK fu iz"- X W J-1 J 34 .. viii? 3? fl' .GW 'iiib X Al, ,Q- lOl Our Captain The progress ot Feitshans High retlects the wisdom and administrative ability of Mr. Nichols. Through his help and understanding Feitshans has achieved high goals and is still reaching higher. Mr. Nichols, our captain, is always on hand to advise, supervise, and intervene it he deems it necessary. Executive Officers EARL WAX Assistant Principal Dean of Boys Maybe the tirst time you met Mr. Vvrax was when you registered at the beginning ot the year. Or it may be that you really came to know him through a mari-tofman talk which cured your case ot Wanderlust or spring fever. Nevertheless, we all think he's one tine person. MISS ELIZABETH COGSWELL Dean of Girls The work ot teaching senior and remedial English pales beside the important job ot Counseling girls in trouble and aiding us in our choice ot vocations and colleges. ,'l::Q: g , .ff Mr. Lealand Barclay The Stout Institute Printing, Gen. Shop Miss Lois Body M. A. University ot lllinois English E121 Mr. Walter Barniskis A. B. Bradley University Physical Education Miss Ines Bressan B. Ed., B. S. Maclvlurray College Home Economics Faculty Mrs. Rachel Baumann B. S. Central State Teachers, W Physics, Gen. Science Miss Hazelle Coffman B. A. University ot lowa Clothing Faculty 'Gd Miss Elizabeth Cogswell B. A., M. A. University ot lllinois Y 'i,,:lwf1, , Q ii-L1 K :LW Miss Clella Daly M. S. University of Wisconsin Miss Cathryn Cofhren Physical Education B. Ed., M. S. University ot Wisconsin Social Studies, Soc. Prob. English, Dean ot Girls Mrs. Virginia Erickson B. Ed. lll. State Normal University Shorthand, Tyhewritinq, Gttice Practice, Bookkeeping Q,-, Mr. LeRoy Halberg B. S. W' University ot lllinois Miss Lucile Ferreira Citizenship Ph. B. University ot Chicago English 131 Faculty Sr ...qs Mrs. Wilma Haynes B. S. University ot lllinois Libfgfjgm Mr. Carl Helden lowa State Teachers College Mechanical Drawing ' B. S., Education Miss Bess Kasiske State Teachers College, Kirlcsville, Missouri Typewriting Mr. Charles Kenney , B. A. l larnes Millilcin University M. A, Mr. Albert Krebs University ot Colorado Stout Institute L. L. B. . Wmdwofk Miss Alice Mcrtlack Lincoln College B M Social Studies ' ' Business Law American Conservatory of Americgn Government Music, Chicago, lllinois. Graduate work, Iulliarcl, New York City. Music Lllll Faculty Mr. Melvin McCoy M. A. University oi lllinois Band 33. Mrs. Grace Potter B. S. Millikin University Foods .,,,. I Mrs. Doris Nichols B. S., M. AQ University of lllinois Enalisli ...............-::.-- ., V X X 'rg -1 v Sw-ma r :y .:.:gi55:,:,-., ,: 'Q --"- - ,. 5: :....g3 ' A . -. :I . lima ' ' ' . . ' 1-' . 1 , ae, ' 'fi' it--:gi at 1' 9 255. I A .wif gyms . , ...,. y vw.. 5: . ., if .asses . Q. 2. Miss Katherine Powell B. S. State Teachers College Kirksville, Missouri M. A. University ot Missouri Enqlisli Miss Helen Peiier A. B. College ot St. Teresa M. A. University oi Illinois Mathematics Aeronautics Miss Rebekah Pratt B. A. University ot lllinois M. A. University oi Wisconsin Social Studies ll 5 Mrs. Violet Prugger B. A., M. A. Northwestern University .ww Latin, Spanish, English Mrs. Claret R0e11ig B. A. Chicago Art Institute Art Mr. Clarence Ruff B. S., M. S. University ot Wisconsin Miss Louise Sadler Chemistry, Biology, B S M A G 1 S - . ., . . enem clence University ot lllinois llfil .,.. ,,, Algebra, Geometry, Trig. Faculty Mr. Robert Rowe B. E. Ill. State Normal University M. A. University ot lllinois Science, Global Geography Miss Margaret Smith B. S. University ot lllinois Physics, General Science Got sent to the office to get an excuse. Ho hum- 4 p.m. -what's Faculty Mr. Carl Wilson Mrs. Veta Coomer R. N. School Nurse B. S. Mrs. Betty Westwood University of lllinois R N M' Ed' . ' ' iss 1th Sutton Mmhemcmcs Schod Nurse B. E. University ot Colorddo lll. Stote Normol University Bioloqy, Generol Science OUR OFFICE STAFF the use?" Did l heor someone crslc twhy our school runs so Ietticiently? Did someone dsl: why they couldn't stoy home dnd not be missed? Well, just look in our ottice sometimes ornd you will find our secretory, Miss !Mountz, dnd Mrs. Helphin- lstine, our crttendonce clerk, on their jobs. 5' l7l G E O M E T R Y GEOMETRY ALGEBRA "Given the sum of angles A. B, and C- Say, just who invented geometry?" Our school otters two semesters ot plane geometry and one semester ot solid geometry tor those interested in more than a year of mathematics. Plane geometry is fascinating with its study ot intricate figures and patterns. One ot our exhibits sent to the State Fair last year con- sisted ot a poster of beautiful designs, care- fully drawn and colored by plane geometry students. "H x : 5 and y :s 3, Whcxt's the square root of ABC?" ' Algebra is a most important subject for it is the stepping stone to higher mathematics. Freshmen are not the only ones to discover its value. You will find juniors and seniors as well as lower classmen sweating over algebra homework. Algebra has many practical applications. Problems in measuring distances and time, the height and weight ot various objects, surveying, ways algebra can be applied in grocery stores, all these are discussed in this usetul subject. A L G E B R A H81 QS. . E N G L I S H t LANGUAGE First person singular-"I or me," But I like it plural-"Let's say we." Courses in Latin and Spanish are offered in our foreign language department. ln the second year Latin the students transf late Caesar and Cicero. Spanish is popular at Eeitshans. During the class no one is allowed to use any other lane guage but Spanish, not even slang. These classes are capably taught by Mrs. Prugger who visited Mexico a few summers ago, where she had an opportunity to use her Spanish. .f . wmsumu-up-mMi,. ..,i.st-Q.. ,- ENGLISH "We, the affirmative, insist and maintain That the negative speeches got caught in the rain." The Feitshans High School English depart- ment is the only department that teaches every single student in this school, until the close of the Iunior year. As American educators loe- lieve, a person must have a thorough back- ground of English. He should know how to express himself, both in writing and in speech: he should have a reading skill to maintain his knowledge of the world about him, To further this learning, the English department also offers a fourth year of imaginative writing and modern literature. L I A N G U A G E S, N91 C O M M E R C E COMMERCE "Would bookkeeping help me stretch my allowance? Somehow the thing iust never will balance." Would you like to become a secretary? li so, be sure to take our new Ciiice Practice course, which was taught tor the tirst time this year by Mrs. Erickson. ln this course you learn how to take dictation, how to file, and how to operate machines, such as the mimeograph, calculators, adding machnies, and the Edi- phone. You also learn interviewing. ln the commercial department you can take typing, shorthand, stenciling, tabulation, book- keeping to help a secretary hold a good busi- ness position. SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 "Keep alert! Watch social trends! A world at peace is a world of friends." Social Science includes the study ot Amer- ican and World History, Government, Law, and Geography, all oi which are taught here at Feitshans. Why not plunge into these studies With all your might to help better social trends? Miss Pratt, Miss Cothren, Mr. Kenney, and Mr. Rowe will guide you in your attempts. Sf? O I L l2Ol Cs C A1 E N C E G E N s E C R 1 A E L N CHEMISTRY "Plug your ears cmd hold your nose, Sulphur dioxide-thcxr she blows!" ls the school on tire? Who's burning rubber? These and various other comments may be heard when the chemistry class starts experi- menting. However, genius should not be dis- couraged. Who knows, maybe another atomic bomb will be discovered? Mr. Hutt and Mr. Wax do an able job of keeping explosions down to a minimum and student interest up to the maximum. C E t2il C H E M I S T R Y GENERAL SCIENCE Trams use coal, cars need gas. Explain how it's done or l'll never pass." Our science department consists of classes in general science, biology, and physics. Al- though general science is the only required subject, the other three classes are Well tilled because ot the interesting work done in them. lt is lett to tive people to see to that: no others than Miss Sutton, Mrs. Baumann, Miss Smith, Mr. Rowe, and Mr. Hutt. mm MECHANICAL DRAWING "Thirty straight lines going forty different ways: Mechanical drawing leaves me in a daze." There are promises of future draftsmen and contractors in Mr. l-leiden's mechanical drawing and blueprinting classes. Some of these boys are just as much an artist as some of the stu- dents in the art classes, and they are just as painstaking. Some of the more advanced boys Work with the skill of a master surgeon as they deftly manipulate their pencils and compasses on one of their "masterpieces" or a tracing for a blueprint. W O O, D W O R K l22l M E gn AR NA IW C1 AN' LG WOODWORK "Do you want furniture, modern and good? Here's where you come to make them of wood." Mr. Krebs encourages his students on to finer and more difficult pieces of work in his woodwork class. ln this class are future carpenters and con- tractors, and some boys who just Want to make some extra pieces of furniture for their rooms or for their bunkhouses. Many fine pieces of furniture are made in these classes. ri? ws i M r wins. H O M E E C O N O M I C HOME ECONOMICS "Home-making. fun, food Pies and cakes! oh, so good!" Home Economics helps the student to meet the needs of everyday life, tor the strength ot a nation depends on the health ot its citizens. Girls are given training in cooking, planning a well-balanced meal, and how to serve it at- tractively. ln the sewing classes we are taught how to dress well at a low cost by sewing tor ourselves. Child development and family re- lationships are also studied in this department. Courses such as these train girls to become better homemakers. il? ART "Dc:bbers in paint and paper and clay. Expressing themselves right well, I'd say." The art department has become well known through the school for its eyeecatching posters and decorations. Under the leadership ot Mrs. Hoellig our art department has accomplished many skilliul jobs and has produced a great number ot breath taking displays. The art department oiters a wide variety of subjects to suit the individuals taste. These courses are ceramics, lettering, designing, tigure drawing, water coloring, oil painting, and crait work. Be sure to take advantage of our tine art classes. A R T l23i A E R O N A U T I C S AERONAUTICS "Flying so high. They reach the sky." Miss Petter handles the aeronautics class, and the students who are air-minded Welcome the opportunity to learn considerable about airf planes, Weather observation, and many, many other things associated with aviation. Sorne ot the former students ot this class now have their private pilot's license and are enjoying being in the air. Perhaps some ot those pictured above will soon be zooming the skyways in the near future. Who can tell? LIBRARY "Papers are quiet, there is no shirking, In the library, everyone is working." lt you are in doubt as to how to spell pneuf monia, or it the tacts ot Shakespeare are vague in your mind, please visit Mrs. Wheeler in our library. There, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and periodicals are found, besides tiction, biogra- phies, and autobiographies which most students enjoy reading in their leisure time. ik 1 I L I B R A R Y l24l .,.,.,, . ,,,,,,,,,W.,.,,.,:,:,: ,-,,,. .,,.:.,:,:i-:m:s:x:m, - ,.,.,, - , V A,5i,.-W. ..,. .. -.-f ,. .... ::-Mzm-,:,.:.,::f.-..-1.2. ----: -.-,: 5.1,.,.g:::-.?,,.,:,.,1.:,.5..-.'.:.:.,.--,,.,.f1.-:-f:-,-I4 CHORUS "All songs sublime Qgeao 505154 QA'-4CDU, hwfg QD-film cc TUD.a5i v-jtgfl'-s Fefe. D- 5 GDQQ. '45 EQQ Que. SSW me 0.559 Mc QSO es Q 5 Qc QgDfD 34: Q 'TO goo 5325 255' L-'IrH-1Ztd3CI.'suv-1mZ-- v-w They sing in time." The beginning chorus groups are training 251 INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC "When they strut on parade, They leave others in the shade." Those biue notes of the beginner may mean headaches to some, but Mr. McCoy can recog- nize a diamond in the rough. His Words oi encouragement make a beginner try harder, and soon he has a iinished product ready tor the advanced band, the goai oi aii students in beginners' and second band. C H O R U S G I RP LH S'Y S I C A L GIRLS' P. E. BOYS' P. E. "Twist at the waist and touch your toe, I lost ten pounds-but where did it go Keeping physically tit is important as every- one knows. Miss Daly makes it easy for girls to do this by giving them a variety ot games to play during the school year. Softball, volley ball, basketball, and badminton bring into play all of the various muscles ot their bodies. As it this isn't enough, they have tumbling and stunts, too. Miss Daly deserves a round ot applause tor encouraging the girls to take part in the G. A. A. by participating in bowling, basketball, or sott- ball. Everyone appreciates the large amount ot time she contributes to this growing organiza- tion. P HE YD. S I C A L l26l ,,,, "One, two, three, four, up and down we go. Boys' P. E. is cx lot of work as our bulging muscles show." Mr. Barniskis not only teaches the boys skill in basketball, football, volleyball, baseball, and soccer, but he teaches individual athletics and calisthenics as well. Besides keeping the boys in good physical condition, he teaches them good sportsmanship and how to enjoy sports. il? In Memoriam MISS ELIZABETH M. POLLOCK On August 6, l947, the many friends and fellow teachers of Miss Elizabeth M. Pollock were shocked and saddened by her sudden death after only a few hours' illness. Miss Pollock taught in Dubois Grade School several years. Since 1941, she taught global geograf phy and general science in Feitshans High School. She will always be re- membered for her excellent teaching, genuine interest in students, and for her friendliness to everyone. MR. FREEMAN C. GOODWIN Our faculty suffered a great loss when Mr. Freeman C. Goodwin died on luly 20, l947 after a short illness. ln Springfield, he first taught mathematics at'Lanphier High School in l935. ln recent yearn he held classes in mer- chandising in all the high schools. He helped many students with their first work in stores and offices. His fine teaching and cheerfulness will never be forgotten by his many students and friends. l27l Graduates-January '48 Class Back Row: Lida Miller, Gene Rubley, Doralyn Singleton, Thomas Kemp, Dorothy Pokora. lim Spires, Dolores Scott. Bob Klosky, Ieanne Smith, George Sinlcus, Barbara Lynard. Third Row: Bob Wallace. Norma South. lack Glas, Pat Sheridan, Roland Mahr, Phyllis Hale. lean Tomlinson. Malcoma Clark. Richard Polic. Second Row: Ruby Ewing, Frances Meriweather. Martin Baptist, Bettie Roth, Beulah Danner. Lawrence Brown, Betty lean Mahr, Rosa Curtis. Front Row: Charles Isom. Edgar Smith, Ierald Clause. Ieanne Wilson, Dottie Ford, Elaine Castleman, Iohnny Tomlinson, lim Huffman, Daniel Beams. Seniors of '48-January Mid-year graduating classes are usually small and this one was no exception. However, what it lacked in quantity it made up for in qual ity. lt represented a cross-section of almost every activity in school. Many ofthe graduates were officers of clubs and members of various com- mittees. The president of the Student Council, three members of the basketball squad, the solo chair saxophone player in band, several members of the choir, all of these people are gone. Allied Youth, the Spanish Club, Hi-Y, and G. A. A. suffered many losses, too. This class was also exceptionally intelligent. lts members Worked hard enough so that over one-fourth of them made the National Honor society. This is a very high percentage. Those who wear the National Honor Society pins may Weil Wear them proudly. They are a symbol of recog- nition for fine Work. Do not think that this class was nothing but bookworms, though. lts prom will long be ree membered as one of the highlights of the year. Careful planning and diligence made it a success. We hope that the members of this class will be as fortunate in finding happiness and success in then hves now asthey mmxe dunngthen'schoolyears l3Ol Seniors of '48-January Martin Baptist I have a swell system, l'll tell it to YOU? l study when there's nothing else to do. National Honor Society. Daniel Beams A likeable fellow with a funny qrin, Who thinks that play is never sin. Lawrence Brown A quiet fellow, he who rarely makes a sound, And yet the sort of chap you like to have around. A Cappella, Prom Committee. Elaine Castleman A cheerful and pleasant lass to have around: We seldom see her wearing a frown. A Cappella, Carnival Committee, Prom Committee, National Honor Society. Malcoma Clark Malcoma is a jolly maid, Loyal, frank, and unafraid. G.A.A., Prom Committee, Y-Teens. Rosa Curtis The exponent of efficiency is this eel: She can also be a real pal. National Honor Society, Prom Com- mittee, Y-Teens. Ruby Ewing Serene she qoes in her untroubled WGY, Happy and cheerful throughout the day. G.A.A., Y-Teens, Prom Committee. Dottie Ford With hair so curly she's hard to beat, The kind of a qirl we all love to meet. Usherette Club. Iack Glas In basketball he's a shining liqht, By virtue of his skill and might. Hi-Y, Baseball, Basketball, Varsity Club fSecretaryl, Student Council fPres.J. Phyllis Hale Phyllis' life is quite sublime, She seems to have a jolly time. G.A.A., Y-Teens. Bob Holliday A regular fellow, it is true, Full of pep and mischief, too. Band. Charles Isom Charlie is a jolly lad, He's always qay and never sad. A Cappella, Track, Home Room Leader, Football, Prom Committee. f 311 32 Seniors of '48-January Thomas Kemp A camera fan and singer so fine He'll get our votes all the time. A Cappella, Yearbook Staff. Robert Klosky Happy go lucky at work or at play, A grin on his face, a will in his Way. National Honor Society. Barbara Lynard She valued learning and never let her standards fall, Band, Usherette Club, Carnival Com- mittee, National Honor Society. Betty Iean Mahr Quiet, trustworthy, hardworking, and truey She's the kind of girl that always comes through. Band, Prom Committee, National Honor Society, Radio Broadcast. Roland Mahr A kind of lad that's hard to find, Easy-going, carefree, and kind. Band. Ieanne Wilson They say gentlemen prefer blondesf ls it true? Prom Committee, A Cappella, Stu- dent Council, Home Room Leader. Lida Miller She is gay and full ot fun, She is liked by everyone. G,A.A., Spanish Club Y-Teens, Prom Committee. Dorothy Pokora A personality that makes friends, And a loyalty that keeps them. Prom Committee. Richard Polic Presidential dignity, personality plus, Our Senior Class President-Girls! Don't rush, Varsity Club, National Athletic Scholarship Society, Football, Baseball, President of Senior Class, Hi-Y, Home Room Leader. Bettie Roth Her friends are many: Her foes--are there any? National Honor Society. Gene Rubley He's an agent of mirth itself: He puts dull cares away on a shelf. Yearbook Staff, Prom Committee, Carnival Committee, Allied Youth, National Honor Society. Dolores Scott In life she finds a lot of fun, But when there's work, she gets it done. Prom Committee, A Cappella, G.A.A. Seniors of '48-January Pat Sheridan Ready for work, ready for fun, Ready to help till the work is done. Doralyn Singleton She ran her fingers over the ivory keys, And shook a prelude from them. Student Council, Secretary of Class, Y-Teens, Prom Committee, Na- tional Honor Society. George Sinkus To be a victor he is desiqnedg He's just the type, the steadfast kind. Edgar Smith Modest, yes, but ready, too, To show whatever he can do. Football, Basketball, Track, Band, Varsity Club, Prom Committee. Ieanne Smith Sweet and kind every day, She has the means to make her way. Y-Teens, Prom Committee. Iames Spires "God qiveth speech to all, Song to few." A Cappella. Norma South Whatever you say or whatever you do, She'll answer you back with a chuckle or two. A Cappella. Phyllis Tomlinson Quiet though a miss may be, Often wondrous thoughts has she. A Cappella, Spanish Club, Prom Committee. Robert Wallace A popular tiaure at F.H.S. One with whom you can always jest. Student Council, Varsity Club, Year- book Staff, Hi-Y, National Athletic Scholarship Society, Football, Bas- ketball, Baseball, Track, Home Room Leader, Prom Committee, Carnival Committee, National Honor Society. January Seniors Without Pictures Ierald Clause Beulah Danner Iames Huffman Frances Meriweather GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEST CLASS OF '48 - IANUARY David Berry Alonzo Bowman Glen Donnelly William Gray Bernard Hart Robert Hartley Carl liannoni Scott Kitsch Bernard Krueger William McCandless Robert McNamara Leonard Nation Alvan Shadis Leo Stanks lean Tomlinson lohn Tomlinson William Wiseman 331 Seniors of '48-June CLASS OFFICERS Helen Wall Secretary-Treasurer Iim Smith President Helen Cooley Vice-President sl? lune graduation is always a big event. There is the usual last-minute rush, the unexpected homework, the inevitable final exams, the prom, the vesper services, the Iunior-Senior banquet, the senior picnic, and, of course, graduation. Graduation! This is the ceremony that officially marks the end of high school days for the senior class. As thehclass, all garbed alike, sit on the stage, it is hard to realize that graduation means a different set of hopes, dreams, and visions to each one. To some graduation means mar- riage, establishing a homeand family. To others it means the end of all studying, and they will never again open a book. A few will help support their family. Some will take jobs which have a chance for promotion and a moderate amount of success. Some will take the first job they can get, thinking only of the present and their eager desire to make money. A minority of the class, still Wanting to learn, will go to college. Some are doomed to oblivion, a few will rise to fame. Whatever your choice, we wish you luck. 75? f34l Seniors of '48-June Betty Aarup Betty is one of the friendliest in the class, Everyone likes this sort of a lass. I ames Albert lim is always quiet and shy, Everyone will agree that he's a grand guy. Betty Allen Betty has such a pleasing smile, l think her name should be on Hollywood's file. Yearbook Stall, Student Council, G.A.A. Dorothy Barger Dorothy is one who can really sing, Shed better get a crooner lor her king. A Cappella, Y-Teens, G.A.A. Bill Blackwell Alter everything is said and done, You'll find Bill is liked by everyone. Nancy Bennett Nancy Bennett is awfully sweet, l-ler personality is hard to beat. Usherette Club. Norma Brandon Her aim Success, Her goal -usefulness, National Honor Society, Yearbook Stall. Helen Bryant l-lelen's personality is pleasing as can be, To a place of happiness l'm sure she has the key. Usherette Club, A Cappella. I ack Bumett On the drums lack can really been it out, Oi his drumming ability there is no doubt, Band, Radio Broadcast. Edith Center Edith is as friendly as can be, That's the kind oi person we all like to see. G.A.A. Doris Chapman Doris in Algebra was very good, She always got A's as we knew she should. Student Council, G.A.A,, National Honor Society. Ronald Coleman As long as Ronnie has his bike, l'm sure we'll never see him hike, Band. ""2'Mw' tow' ayiftblm thaw 5 l35l 36 Seniors of '48-June Iames Compardo lim is always good in science, That he can count on as reliance. Helen Cooley Helen is really cr friendly gal, You'll tind she's ready to be your pal. Yearbook Staff, Usherette Club, G.A.1-X. Betty Crossman lt we had Betty's ability in Gym, At grade time we wouldn't be out on a limb. Glenn Culp Glenn is good in all k'nds of ball, ln athletics you'll find he exceeds all. Baseball, Football, Basketball. Lois Dill Lois' work has not been in vain, She has developed an enormous brain. Patricia Ditmer lt I had the ability ot Pat in speech, The rest of my lite l'd sleep and preach. National Honor Society. Sheryll Dreelan Sheryll always studies and works hard, l guess that's why he gets such good grades on his report card. Band, Student Council, National Honor Society. Iohn Fancher lohn tBilll Fancher is quite a boy, ln English class he's always a joy. Band, Hi-Y, Basketball. Betty Foster Betty is known for her sweetness, She is also admired for her pleasing neatness. A Cappella. Darleen Hammons Darleen's a girl who is mighty sweet, ln everyones opinion she's all rect. Y-Teens. Iuanita Handley luanita is neat everyone knows, ln everything she does it shows. G.A.A., National Honor Society. Evelyn Harmony Ot all treasures, great and small, Lovely hair is best of all. Cheerleader. Seniors of '48-June Betty Ann Herr Betty is admired for her shorthand skill, She'l1 make a good stenographer if anyone will. National Honor Society, Y-Teens. Pat Horn The school will miss Pat when she's gone, They'll have to give someone else her baton. Usherette Club, Majorette. Norma Landqrebe Norma is so sweet and short, She's the kind sailor's have in every port. Allied Youth. Delores Logan ls so little and cute, A lot of boys give a hoot. National Honor Society. Iohn McCoy lack was well known on the toot- ball team, He's many a girl's athletic dream. Football, Track, Hi-Y, Student Coun- cil. Charlotte McDonald Charlotte is little and very cute, There will be many a boy she'll suit, Helen Miller Helen is a quiet girl with not much to say, But in the end you'll iind quietness pays. Mary Murphy Life's what you make it, And tun's how you take it. G.A.A., Girls Choir, Usherette Club. Thomas O'Connor So proper and sedate a lad, We seldom know he's in class. Student Council, Baseball. Shirley Owens ls one we all know, Because her personality is bound to show. Y-Teens, G.A,A. Virgil Pettus Happy, busy, work well done, But always finding time for lun. Band. IoAnne Powell Her eyes are such pretty blue, lt seems as it Carl likes them too. Student Council, Yearbook Staff, G.A.A., 2nd A Cappella. 37 E38 Seniors of '48-June Shirley Prehoda The jokes she tells are so gay, They make you giggle and laugh all day. G.A.A., A Cappella. Eleanor Redding Her hair is such pretty red, Don't you wish you had her head? A Cappella, Yearbook Staff, G.A.A, Pat Rhoads Pat always has a smile on her face, We should all try to follow her pace. National Honor Society, A Cappella. Verna Rhodes Always ready and glad to aid, Of such fine stuff true friends are made. Barbara Ritz You'll see her talking here and thereg A real nice girl with dark brown hair. Norma Barney Here she comes: there she qoesp Making friends and never foes. A Cappella. Ramona Schmidt Quietly and earnestly she goes her way. Never wasting an hour of the day. Band, National Honor Society, Stu- dent Council, G.A.A., Yearbook Staff, Allied Youth, Kitty Schneider Maybe studies are all rightg But l prefer some fun in life. G.A.A., Band, Home Room Leader. lean Schneider Twirls the baton in the band, She's so cute, give her a hand. Majorette, Usherette, Iackie Scroggins This is the girl who helps with the cheers, We'd like to have her for many more years. Cheerleader, G.A.A., Student Coun- cil, Dance Committee. Wendell Singleton Never slow and never fast, Yet you'll never find him last. Dorothy Spence Full of fun and mischief, too, Doing things she shouldn't do. A Cappella. Seniors of '48-JUI19 Delores Squires ls as cute as a buq, Let's all just qive her a huq, 2nd A Cappella. Stanley Taylor Stanley has neither worry or foe, To make him unhappy or till him with woe. Radio Broadcast. Gloria Thom Though shes quiet and doesnt tell all, When you need help, she's the one to call. Band, Usherette Club. Howard Thomas Happy am l, from care l'm free, Why aren't they all content like me? Hildegarde Tusch Sweet in manner, kind in deeds, That's the girl a high school needs. A Cappella, G.A.A. Eloise Tutt Her winning smile and clever ways, Will always shine through rainy days. Helen Wall She's the sort you'll want to know, lust in case you're feeling low. Student Council, Secretary, A Cap- pella, Carnival Queen of '45, Frances Washko Frances like to laugh and smile, She studies, too, once in awhile. Student Council. Robert Welch lf problems confront you and you're in doubt. Go to Bob, he'll help you out. Nadine Whitesell l use the motto "hurry and win," l ao so fast it keeps me thin. National Honor Society, Prom Com- mittee, Radio Broadcast. Barbara Williams She made friends where e'er she yvenh So all her time was indeed well spent A Cappella, G.A.A. Walter Wilkins He doesn't say much, but that's very well, l-le knows a lot he doesn't tell. l39l 40 Edward Wycoff A smile for every day, But two for every girl. Iohn Work He keeps on smiling and hard he works, For fame doesn't come to one who shirks. National Honor Society, Radio Broadcast. Seniors of '48-June il? IUNE SENIORS WITHOUT PICTURES Bill Buedel Bill Chetfy Charles Foster Ted Fritz Merle Hocking loe Iarvis Mary Kruger lames Lewis Geraldine Rogers lim Smith Frances Snyder Betty Stapleton Gloria Valtille Doris Walker Harry Westbrook rf? GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEST CLASS OF 1948 Leonard Adams Eugene Atteberry Robert Bushnell Arthur Culver Russell Dickson Arnold Faucon loseph Lochi Elmer McKnight -IUNE lames Mackay Thomas Mosteter George Pilcher Lester Smith Kenneth Vaniter George Watkins, Ir Harry Westbrook Gerald Wike U1 ID l1l Cl 'I-I ll-I .-: -cs I-I oo Fl' 0 ca :: I-l lames Bill Fancher, Thomas, rd ylor. Charles Foster. Howa Ta oft, Stanley YC W Ed estbrook, W Harry Buedel Edward Atteberry. Glen Culp, Ronald Coleman, Bill Back Row: Iames Compardo. Welch, Bob wis, Le Handley, en, Iuanita All Ruth er, Helen Cooley. Kitty Schneider, Bette H1 i Dil Murphy, Pa Mary idl, hm aSc On Walker, Betty Aarup, Ram oris D Dill, Lois Valtille, Gloria Row: Fourth Hildegarde Tusch, Dorothy Spence, Helen Miller, Delores Squires, Barbara Ritz, Eleanor Redding. Merle Wilkins, Walter ell Blackw Fritz, Sheryll Dreelan. Iohn Work, Bill nett, Ted Bur ack Pettus. I Virqil Smith, H1 effy, Ii Ch Bill ngleton, Wendell Si Ioe Iarvis Row: Third hn McCoy. Io Hocking, Doris uger, I yK I ances Snyder, Ma e Powell, Fr Hn Scroqgins. loA ie ack Williams, I bara hitesell, Bar W ne on, Nadi nd Bra Un err, Norma Ie nH An Verna Rhodes, Betty VV! Ro cond Se Rogers. oads, Geraldine Rh Pat Washko, HCGS gan, Fra Lo Horn, Delores Pat Barqer, Helen Bryant, an, Edith Center, Dorothy hapm C IHEY, Ra Owens, Norma apleton, Shirley om, Betty St Th mmons, Gloria Darleen Ha Bennett, cmcy N all, W Iean Schneider. Helen be, Ie Landg G In OI hoda. N Ie P Shirley ront Row: F SSH1Gn. IO rrnony, Betty C Ha Evelyn Foster, Eloise Tutt, Betty HOME ROOM 2-12 's Back Row: Norma Brandon, Loreba Chavis, Ed DiBart, Karl Chambers, Harold Burns, Rodney England. Second Row: Bill Capella, Clyde Drury, William Gilbert, Iames Albert, Norman Arnold. First Row: Caiherine Hacker, Ellen Best, Miss Coffman, Ioan Cunningham, Evelyn Turner. HOME ROOM 29-12's Back Row: Iune Walker, Norma Donnigan, Betty Yeaman, lack Pendleton, Sherilyn Sorenson, Margaret Hughes, Bonnie Iohnson. Second Row: Donald Lee, Oliver Mabie, HE Nation, Pete Urbas, Iames McLaughlin, Henry Hogan, Dick Wagoner, George Winston. First Row: Pauline Reasno, Wanda Watkins, Betty Koopman, Mr. Ruff, Marilyn Utinske, Delores Logan, Ellen Ramey. J ,,wafwv--.w.,uwum..,4,, ww., 'Rf X Kwsif YY , ,A X 'v3E x X , " Avia, , mga-715' A f N 'iii 5. -mf' me Q ,4 X .0 5: 4-,w-:sg , 1- .,e +1 . ' ig api .. ,, l QW. ,Q '-N' Qi x XJ ,A wif, V 3vQ3353,fw .,' 1 X 'Q-RA: ,I v ,. I ,W-:: mp. HOME ROOM 15-llls Back Row: Anna Felber, Shirley McKinzie, Barbara Williams, Pat Talley, Donna Iannazzo, Phyllis Dulaney. Second Row: Iune Maynard, Ed Bacon, Gerald Coventry, Clarence Senor, Franklin Giese, Rita Lucas. First Row: Don Myers, Betty Turner, Bob Dixon, Mr. Rowe, 'Charles Besiak. Richard Davis, Delores Davis. HOME ROOM Z7-11's Back Row: Bob Hodqen, Dean Grove, Bill Williams, Glen Blissett, Wclyman Mickens, Ernest Danner. Second Row: Kathleen McLaughlin, Gene Coe, Nancy Tostberg, Norval Melton, Dorothy Albright, Iim Vidamour, Iuliet Woodson. First Row: Maxine Hayes, Shirley Spoonamore, Judy Moats, Miss Powell, Marilyn Stephens, Frances Pell, Mary Cox. K, i' 8?fwK l NX 2 .4 YA 4 'm,f9'v'?' Q- . Jw V21 Q 5134 M :fm A - 03,153-dwarf 5 . - w,sWW,N. 2 w,.1a,.,g f Q., -' . D ' 1 we , am-Q M .453 vw 4 w v 'sy fa Y ff Q ' Wzestetmg' li' ,PR iw 'ww Q21 ,r '. -435 ,529 Q 'il5f!+ W. 674 HOME ROOM 25-A935 Back Row: Clara Lou Smith, Betty Bunch, Grace Gentry, Arthur Menu, Iohn Smith, George Hughes, Larry Evans. Shirley Micko, Zada Killdoo, Mary lane Sexton. Second Row: Viola Bredemeyer, Ilene Miles, Garrett Wieborg, Paul Robinson, Iohn Stone, George Iohnson, David Harmon, Victor Hubbard, Ruth Richie, Ruby Icunes. Front Row: Bob Crowder, Harold Beard, Glenn Anderson, Otto Faioglia, Mrs. Baumann, Iames Moffett, George Meidel, Ice Markovics. HOME ROOM 2-91s Back Row: Thomas Humphrey, Betty Atkinson, Patty McCloud, Cletus Vasconcellos, Ioe Iones, Bob Work, Mary Elmer, Betty Hamrick. Second Row: Larry Riley, Teddy Gaines, Euleta Webster, Miss Pratt, Carol Scott, Clarence Hartley, Ianet Lockhart, Odell Owens. Front Row: Bob Mangalavite, Gilbert Bennett, Donald Blissett, Irene Burris, Doris Teubner, Pat Kane, Ronnie Lovelace, Bob Denning. K j,j,,i,j, M , , --,, ,K HOME ROOM 7-9's Back Row: Iacqueline Foster, Alice Timms, Charles Robinson, Donald Carrar, William McCombs, lohn Powell. Elaine Cherney, Peggy Dowis, Harold Dixon. Second Row: Carl Wilson, Enos Brents, Paul Harmon, Iohn Locker, Lois Ann Smith, Rita Aplin, Ellen Woodrum. Harold Bly. lim Hughes, William Sokolis. Front Row: William Wallace, Algerine Owens, Reba Beattie, Charles Truax. Eldon Stacy, Bernard Levine, William Wade, Nettie Pethy, lim Creviston. HOME ROOM 29-Sls Back Row: 'Connie Cline, Kenneth Thompson, Bernard Bennett, Iohn Blackwell, Leonard Parks, Charles Iones, Donald Fraim, Margy Bly, Glenda Miller. Second Row: Alice Matlack, George Iackson, William Carnduli. Sam Myers, Donald Carter. Amy Kelley, Faye Harlan. Patricia Davis. Melvin Williamson, Ierald Bly, Ray Moats, Dick Pendleton. Front Row: William Pinn, Betty White, Manuel Nunes, Henrietta Haws, Gloria Taylor, La Don Wright, Pe99Y Harwood, Ioe Vono. M' FOOTBALL COACH EARL WAX Scores: Peoria Central Springfield Lanphier Cathedral Gillespie Football This year at Feitshans We had a very suc- cessful football season in Winning the Central Conference Championship and came through as city co-champs. Our line was outstanding this year in open- ing holes for those hard driving backs to go through. Due to graduation the Flyers will lose Merrill, Ed. Smith, and McCoy out of the back- tield, and lim Smith and Richard Polic off the lineg all first team men. But the team will be Well balanced with many returning veterans. Feitshans O Feitshans 6 Feitshans 2l Peitshans l3 l Feitshans 2 FOOTBALL TEAM Back Row: lack Pendleton, Midge Merrill, Iim Fox, Clyde Drury, Norval Melton. William Gilbert. Bob Griffith, Don Squires, Iohn Hagamon, Gene Coe, lim McLaughlin. Second Row: Bob Wallace, George Winston. lim Smith, Pete Donnelly, Louis Dentino. Wayne Meierhans. Bill Matlack, Ray Dexheimer, Howard Nation. Richard Polic, Edgar Smith. First Row: Clarence Senor, Bill Kisner, Bob Sidener. Ronnie Ellis, Iohn McCoy, Charles Matuszki, Paul Claycomb. Cheerleaders School spirit is or rnojor ieoture in the curriculum ot every institution oi leorning ond Feitshctns is certoinly not on excepe tion. To promote this spirit, our cheerf leoclers hove been present ot every oth- letic event to urge our teorns to victory ond let me tell you, some mighty energetic urging took plcrce on their port. We greotly crpprecicxte their ettorts in ctioling the rnctin- toining ot high school spirit. lotcksonville Beorrdstown Clinton Cotrlinville Toylorville vm Donna Icmnazzo. Iackie Scrogqins, Gwen O'Brien Evelyn Harmony. Carol Bcxuqh. Feitshctns lo Feitshotns l3 Feitshons 25 Feitshctns Sl Feitshons Sl Putty Steps High. Ronnie Uses His Head. I 57 l FRESHMEN FOOTBALL TEAM Back Row: Coach Rowe, Paul Robinson, Iess Schluter, Bob Atteberry, A1 Watkins, Carl Hutchinson, lim Iones, Louis Dentino, Frank Blahoiski, Ierry Gilford, Bill Crenshaw, Coach lack Pendleton. Middle Row: Rolle Krushall, Ronnie South, Howard Janet, Charlie Cooke. Ierry Hayes, Bob Leach, Jerry Ford, Melvin Spence, Homer Bradley, George Iohnson, Otto Fafoglia. Front Row: Richard Sedlak, Bill Meyers, Marvin I-Iamende, Robert Maxwell, George McLaughlin, Dick Baldoni, Herbert Deirates, George Hughes, Andrew Taborn. Lettermen -GEORGE WINSTON George was a capable reserve back who will see plenty of action next season. -PETE DONNELLY Sophomore back who developed as the season closed. -LOUIE DENTINO Although only a freshman, Louie showed enough abil- ity to earn a varsity letter. -IIM MCLAUGHLIN Although light in weight, jim played an inspired game at left end. -IIM SMITH lim was our scrappy little senior center. -MELVIN MERRILL Midge was a hard-driving back who led the Flyers to many victories. -IIM FOX Hard-hitting junior guard who received all-city recog- nition, Between Halves. 72- 74- WILLIAM GILBERT lftfillie was always in there pitching to earn his varsity letter. 73-NORVAL MELTON Rough sophomore back who should prove his worth to Coach Wax next year. BOB GRIFFITH Bob played a good defensive game, and also was a sticky fingered pass receiver. 76-IOHN HAGAMAN When john hit them they stayed that way. Also re- ceived all-city recognition. 77-BILL HAMENDE Bill's kicking and passing brought the Flyers out of many tough situations. 81-GENE COE Gene proved to be an excellent line backer who should bolster the Flyer's attack next season, 82-DICK POLIC Dick showed plenty of fight when the opportunity presented itself. 83-BILL KISNER Bill proved his ability and was awarded with a letter. 84-RAY DEXHEIMER Very dependable center who will encounter plenty of action next season, B5-BOB SIDENER Senior tackle who was full of fight. B8-BOB WALLACE Proved to be an important factor in winning the Con- ference championship after recovering from early season injuries. 89-CLYDE DRURY Hard-working junior guard who always gave his best for the team. 90-IOHN MCCOY lack, selected on several all-prep backfields, well de- served all the praise which was handed him. -ED SMITH Ed proved himself to be a good defensive back as the season progressed. -HOWARD NATION Hod saw a lot of action on the line and also proved his worth as a placekicker. 93-RONNIE ELLIS Although lacking size and speed, Ronnie proved to bc a good field general. ,ww f My Si? 'Q y ' f-WXSQYQ ,Q BASKETBALL Back Row: lim Vidamour, Merle Hocking, Melvin Spence, lack Pendleton. Howard Nation, Bill Matlack, Bob Fortner, Ronnie Ellis. Larry Evans. Georqe Doerfler, Iim Smith. Charles Matuszki, Mr. Halberg. Front Row: Louis Dentino. Paul Robinson. Don Squires, Iim Fox. Bob Grillith, Norval Mellon, Bill Hamende, Pele Urbas, l6Ol George Winston. Varsity Squad BASKETBALL COACH LEROY HALBERG This year'5 basketball team wasn't as good as We expected it to be. We had some tough breaks and lost by some close scores. Our regional hopes were darkened when We lost three regulars, Clack Glas, Bob Wallace, Midge Merrill? in lanuary due to graduation. We are hoping tor a better record next year when We will have a few experienced freshmen and sophomores besides the seven letter Win- ners who finished this season. We had the distinction ot having two boys, lim Fox and Pete Urbas, named on the allecity teams and the W. T. A. X. team. 'ik Basketball '47-'48 Riverton ..... Petersburg laclcsonville Mt. Pulaski . Beardstown . Lincoln ....... Clinton ....... Athens ......... Mt. Pulaski . Williamsville Springiield ......, ..... Beardstown ..... ,.... Lanplner ...... ..... Carlinville ..,.... ..... Virden .......... .. lacksonville ......... ..... Cathedral ,... ..... Gillespie .. 9 35 35 30 39 47 41 32 3l 26 26 41 44 32 45 44 42 39 45 Tliey 32 40 38 43 53 39 60 55 33 22 65 67 39 61 48 54 46 48 Side Lines. St. larnes ...... ..... 6 7 Kincaid ........ ..... 4 l Mason City ...... .... 4 9 Virginia ........ ..... 5 4 Clinton .............................................. 35 Regional Tournament Springfield 43 Feitshans 23 June Letter Men Iimmy Fox-center George Winston-guard Pete Urbas-forward Iimmy played two years With three years of splendid A ietterrnan tor three years and rnade Varsity this year. playing behind him George Pete was a capable rnan,ro1i We expect some good work has one more semester to go. ing up a lot ot points. next season. Fox Winston Urbcxs Melton Pendleton Hamende Griffith I 62 I Qliw' January Letter Men The basketball team lost three letter men by qraduation: Bob Wal- lace and lack Glas, who played auard, and Midae Merrill, who played forward. Bob Wallace, lack Glas, Midge Merrill. June Letter Men Norval Melton-forward Norval was playing Well and progressing rapidly as the season closed. lack Pendleton-guard Pendleton was a threat in any aame. He has played during his sophomore, junior, and senior years. Bob Griffith-forward Bob should prove himself very important in the comina season as he played well this last season. Bill Hamencle-guard Hamende was a three year man who played Well in many aames. TRACK TEAM Back Row: David Harmon, Howard Ianet, Don Kelley, Merle Hornstein. Bill Miller, Garrett Wieborq, George McLaughlin, Albert Inkster. Cozy Cole, Rolle Krushall, Don Koehne, lerry Hayes, Clarence Hartley, Leo Andruczk, Cletus Vasconcelles. Third Row: Tom Hughes, Ierry Ford, George Iackson, Edwin Lehner, Roy Curtis, Richard Folder. Otto Fafoglia, Donald Lee, Charles Iones. Wayman Mickens, Bill Wade, Herb Deirates, Iohn Powell, Tom Humphrey, George Hughes. Ronald Coleman. Wm. Pinn, Ioe Anqeli. Second Row: Walter Barniskis. Bob Thomas, lack Pendleton. Charles Matuszki, Bill Matlack, George Winston. Bill Fleer, Floyd Pettit, Iohn McCoy, Fred Kincaid, Pete Donnelly, Bob Kuznik, Iim Smith, Sam Myers, Ronnie Ellis. First Row: Gene Coe, Errol Iohnson, 'Clyde Drury, Leonard Hubbard, Louis Dentino. Iohn Croenne, Bob Griffith, Don Squires, Iohn Hagasmon, lim Fox, Ray Dexheimer, lim McLaughlin, Bob Sidener. Track 1948 TRACK COP-CH WAI-T BARNISKIS Our track team again was very good, as it has been for the last couple of years. We didn't have too much speed but we made up for it in our field events, Where we were very strong. The point getters this year seemed to be quite evenly divided with the main ones seem- ing to be: Cox, Iohnson, McCoy, Smith, Pendle- ton, Griffith, and Drury. We had a few outstanding freshmen in Hughes, lnkster, and Kuznik, who earned their varsity letter. Our freshmen didn't do so Well in the city meet but combined with the sophomores to take first at the Fresh-Soph meet at Kincaid. The varsity also brought home the Central Con- ference Championship and made a very good showing at the Pana Open Meet in the early part of April. f64l TE. Track Schedule April 11 1, ff f 1 1 1 ff ff ff 9 l4 l6 l7 Zl 24 27 28 30 4 6 7 Varsity at Virden Freshmen at Springfield Varsity at Pana Open Fresh-Saph. at Kincaid Triangular Meet at Taylorville Central Conference at Iaclcsonville City Meet at Springfield Fresh-Sapli. at Horne Triangular Meet at lacksanville Varsity Meet at Springfield Freshmen City Meet District Meet at Kincaid l65 ? it BASEBALL TEAM Back Row: Coach Halberq, loe O'Connor, Tom O'Connor, Norval Melton, Harry Westbrook, Pete Urbas, Bill Fancher Howard Nation, Manager Harry Dauqhtry. Front Row: Eddie Alewelt, Kenny Brown, Bill Gorham, Bernard Bennett, Ollie Mabie, Walt Ushman, George Doeriler. Baseball 1948 Our baseball team enjoyed a pretty fair season this year in winning seven and losina eiqht. A few losses were rather close. W'e could have used a few more hits- and less errors. The leading hitters 'were Nation with 856, Doeriler with 269, and Brown with 257. Urbas was the leading pitcher with a tive and three record, while Bennett, a freshman hurler, won two and lost tive. ii? l66l We Lanphier .. 8 Iacksonville .. 3 Beardstown ..... .. 3 St. Iames ......... .. l9 Springfield ..... .. 3 Iacksonville .. 6 Cathedral .... .. O Cathedral .... .. 2 St. Iames .. 9 Clinton ....... .. 2 Clinton .......... .. 7 Beardstown ..... .. l U Lanphier ...... .. 6 District Tournament Cathedral 8 Feitshans They 4 2 5 4 2 16 13 6 4 4 lO l 4 O 671 fx rf 32 Ax.foiip1?xq6f I r -A fxrm ,, Y I' --:,,i:'i"'1 Nl Guuv U'5riL-1 if qfljyfg www' STUDENT COUNCIL Back Row: Iohn McCoy, Albert Inkster, Doralyn Singleton, Rhea Kidd, Pete Urbas, Doris Chapman, lack Glas, Tom O'Connor, Bill Miller. Middle Row: Iollnne Stevens, Lael McFarland, Paul Robinson, Virginia Tull, Bob Kearns, Rita Lucas, Bob Schilling, Donna Reeves, Miss Peiier. Front Row: Dolores Weisenbacher, Walter Ushman, Pat Copp, Richard Iohnson, IoAnne Capella, Ronnie Ellis, Iackie Jackson, Norman Arnold, Charles Matuzski. Student Council The Student Council is an admirable organi- zation that helps in governing the school. making a success of school projects, solving problems, and Working harmoniously with the faculty, P. T. A., and student body. The Student Council consists of elected members from each home room and four ap- pointees by Mr. Nichols. The Council elected Pete Urbas as their president. Vice-president Tom O'Connor, secre- tary Iackie Jackson, and treasurer Bob Schilling were Pete's supporting officers. l7Ol The Council accomplished many things this year. They elected an assembly committee, a dance committee, sponsored several dances, printed a student directory, established a flower fund, arranged the opening of the basement cafeteria, planned assemblies, and suggested many new things. Several members of the Student Council attended the State Convention of Student Coun- cils at Peoria. Many helpful suggestions were given there. Miss Peifer certainly deserves a pat on the back for the efficient work she has done with the Student Council. National Honor Society Betty Mahr, Doralyn Singleton, Elaine Castleman, Bob Klosky, Gene Rubley, Bettie Roth, Rosa Curtis. "Orchids to you 'A's' and 'B's', We are proud of folks like these." The Ndtiondl Honor Society was organized by d group ot high school principals tor the purpose ot stimulating greater interest in scholarship and in the development of char- dcter, leadership, crnd service. The F. l-l. S. Chapter received its chcxrter in l938. To be eligible, cr student must hdve d general average ot "B" for his entire high school course, and must hdve received 3 semester "A's" and 3 semester "B's" in cr major subject. Back Row: Iohn Work, Ramona Schmidt, Frances Snyder, Juanita Handley, Doris Chapman, Sheryll Dreelan. Front Row: Delores Loqan, Pat Rhoads, Norma Brandon, Pat Ditmer, Nadine Whitesell, Betty Herr, Helen Wall. Feitshans High School Band MELVIN MCCOY, Director. Back Row: Ford Mastick, lim Power, lack Spence, Ramona Schmidt. Ted Hehwaldl, Ned Burge, Ierry Gifford, Bob Cappelli. Charles Foster, Iohn Stone, Vance Franklin, Don Cook, Ronald Coleman. Third Row: Donna Reeves, Wanda Scoli, Gloria Lee, Francesca Brown, Iackie Foster, Nancy Tostberq, lohnnie Spoonamore, Wayman Mickens, Sam Dodd, Louis Canaday, Sheryll Dreelan, George Winston, Bob Leach, Bill Fancher, Ernie Danner. Second Row: Nedra Hargis, Gloria Thom, Gloria Valtille, Rosemary Klaus, Kay Dower, Don Bastian, Harold Burns, George Meidel, Glenn Anderson, George Doerfler, Killy Schneider, Bob Taylor, Leo Andruczk, Rhea Kidd, Mary Zara, Norma Canham. Front Row: Iohn Micke, Dick Iohnson, Billy Gorham. Bob Stark, Pal Horn, Helen Wanless, lean Schneider, Bobby Crowder, lack Burnelt, Clifton Franklin, Bill Polk, Virgil Pellus, Bob Hayden. l72l Melvin McCoy, Director The otdvdnced bcrnd is under the direction of Mr. Melvin McCoy. It pldys for rndny of our school dctivities. The bcrnd, with the nidjorettes, lends color to the football qdrnes, cornivdl, ond pdrddes. Qur bond sent sixteen solos dnd enf sernloles to represent the school dt the District Music Contest held dt Petersburg, winning nine first pldces. These entered the State Contest dt Totylorville dnd Won two firsts dnd six seconds. The bend closed or successful yedr with their ctnnucrl sprinq concert, d concert dt Divernon, ond the cinnudl lown concert dt the P. T. A. ice credni sociol. T731 Back Row: Marilyn Smith, Delores Logan, Clara Follis, Mary Henson, Iackie Scroggins, Marilyn Utinske, Shirley Gibbs. Middle Row: Wanda Watkins, Barbara Schneider, Peggy Skaggs, Marlene Meidel, Kitty Schneider, Ioanne Davis, Catherine Hacker. Front Row: Gloria Santini, Betty Herr, Ellen Best, Carol Bauqh, Iune Walker, Arm Nohe. Y Teens The Y Teens is an orqanization sponsored by the Y.W.C.A. to develop Christian character in teen aae girls. They must be twelve to eiqhteen years ot aqe and be Willing to sub- scribe to the Y.W. ideals and purposes. Many parties and dances are Well planned and super- vised durina the year. The main event oi the sumrner activities is Camp Week at Riverton. The otticers are: Wanda Watkins, presidentg Catherine Hacker, secretary, and Ellen Best, treasurer. Maiorettes Practice makes pertect tor these thre baton twirlers. The Majorettes strut their stutt. They lend color to all the appear ances oi the band. Pat Horn, lean Schneider, Helen Wanless. l74l A Cappella Choir When they hear a sigh of relief and see a sweet smile spread over Miss Matlack's coun- tenance, the choir knows that they have come through once again. But you can rest assured that behind their seemingly effortless per- formances the boys and girls have worked long and hard under their capable, efficient director, Miss Alice Matlack, to accomplish near per- fection. The lovely Spring Concert was just one of the many achievements of the choir. Why, do you know that they gave the First Radio Broadcast over F.M. in Springfield, and con- tinued to give Weekly programs until school was out, over W. T. A. X. CF.M.l? Well, we know it and you can bet we are surely proud of the fact! The choir's performances during the year were highlighted by their lovely rendition of "I-landel's Messiah" and their appearance at the Orpheum Theater for the l. E. A., where they sang before an audience of over three thousand. Max Eastman, the roving reporter of the Reader's Digest Magazine, and the guest speaker of the day, remarked that he had heard nothing finer by any group of high school stu- dents in New York! The choir rounded out their year by giving one full assembly program, singing for the Graduation Exercises and for the Thanksgiving Program. We realize that our choir is aiding in estab- lishing a firm and lasting name for our school in Springfield. Back Row: Betty Koopman, Donald Lee, Robert Oakes, Thomas Kemp, George Harwood, Iames Young. Iames Spires, Bill Miller, Fred Kincaid, John Gates, Iohn Croenne, Mary Kruger, Catherine Hacker, Grace Monkman. Third Row: Marlene Meidel, Hildegarde Tusch, Iim Hamrick, Dick Waggoner, Charles Matuszki, Darrel Denton, Ted Fritz, Bill Cappella. Ray Dexheimer, lack Pendleton, Bill Matlack, Pete Urbas, Marilyn Utinske, Ellen Best, Dorothy Barger. Second Row: Bessie Iones, Mary Ann Nesch. Elsie Smith, Iuanita Hoppin, Phyllis Tomlinson, Norma South, Donald Schaltner, Lawrence Brown, Richard Johnson. Karl Chambers, Wanda Watkins. Shirley Gibbs, Frances Merriweather. Front Row: Shirley Prehoda. Evelyn Harmony, June Walker, Patricia Rhoads, Norma Ramey. Elaine Castleman, Barbara Williams, Barbara Holt, Iean Wilson, Eleanor Redding, Donna Iannazzo, Ann Nohe. Director: Miss Alice Matlack. T751 Back Row: George Winston, lohn Work, Wayne Meier- hans Floyd Pettit, Iim Fox, Bob Thomas, lerry Lock, Charles Besiak, Clarence Third Row: Ronny Ellis, Ida Bisby Rose-Marie Wunder- lrch Dorothy Albright, Iuliet Woodson, Bob Fortner. Second Row: Louis Keach, Arlene Watkins, Mamie Fos- ter Joyce Lynard, Margaret Blessing, Dorothy Dobbs, Dick Davidage. Front Row: Miss Matlack, Iohn Courtney, Clara Banks. Lena Houston, Marilyn Gibbs. Mary Cox, Wilbert Rehwald. Girls Back Row: Shirley Lyons, Ieanie Wieborg, Wanda Turner, Suzanne Crim, Delores Kuznick, Mary Dietrich, Nancy Dietrich, Pat Schneider, Phyllis Dulaney, Ieanette Harris, Helen Watkins. Middle Row: Carolyn Myers, Marcella Merrill, Nola Stuiflebeam, Ioanne Stevens, Marlene Ryder, Rita Lucas, Melba Irwin, Barbara Burton, Edith Koontz, Norma lean Shelton, Marilyn Stephens, Miss Matlack. Front Row: Gladys Day, Mary Io Woli, Ruth Bibb, Rohinette Sorenson, Shirley Potterbush, Shirley Rodems. Lucille Nave, Bertie Owens, Florence Gedaminski, Pat Copp, Barbara Schneider, Shirley Spoonamore. GIRLS' CHOIR The Girls' Choir is composed oi titty-tive voices and has worked extremely hard to build up a good three part ensemble. Although they made no appearances this year, they did some exceptionally fine work under the direction of Miss Alice Matlack. Miss Matlaclc can well be proud ot this fine vocal group. SECOND A CAPPELLA CHOIR The Second A Cappella Choir consists ot sixty voices and serves as the training ground for the First A Cappella Choir. You can rest assured that the boys and girls that advance from this stepping-stone are admirable both in voice and character, all ot which assures us of a finer and better A Cappella, of which Felt- shans is very proud. Second A Cappella Choir Senor. Dean Grove. l76l Choir Back Row: Madeline Vono. Iune Walker, Helen Wanless, Patty Rhoads, Gwen O'Brierx. Front Row: Ellen Thomas, Arlene Miller, IoAnn Davis, Carol Baugh. l vile' Usherettes Girls ot the lunior Class, approved by the teachers and with an average ot C or over in school Work are the only ones eligible to be in the Usherettes. These girls in bright tormals usher tor such school tunctions as the band concert, graduation, choir concert, and other activities. These girls deserve much praise for their loyal, dependable work. Mrs. Haynes, acting as their advisor and seeing that the girls carry out their duties, certainly deserves "a pat on the back." l might add that the girls certainly present a colorful picture as they usher in the guests tor our public pertorrnances. l77l National Athletic Scholarship Society "Let it rain, let it shine, Honor students are here all the time." Ten boys, a larger number than usual, were taken into this organization this year. Members must earn at least one varsity letter and have a 3.5 scholarship average. The members have club pins ancl are honored annually in a We Recognition Assembly. Im Smith, Pete Urbas, Richard Polic,Iim Fox, lack Pendleton, Ray Dex- heimer, George Winston. Varsity Club "Got a letter in football and one in track, Two prize skinners and a Crick in my back." The Varsity Club is composecl ot boys who have earned a varsity letter in one ot the tour major sports. lt was formed to promote high morale and good fellowship among all squad members and to encourage clean living, clean speech, and clean scholarship. This club meets once a month, and although the club oloesn't have many activities, the one activity the whole membership loves anol never misses is the initiation ot new members f Oh, my aching back! Back Row: Charlie Matuszki, Iohn McCoy, Bob Fortner, Edgar Smith, Bill Matlack, lim Smith, George Winston, Ray Dexheimer, Bob Sidnet, Bonney Ellis. Second Row: Floyd Pettit, Clyde Drury, Iohn Croenne, lim Fox, William Gilbert, Bob Griffith, Iohn Hagaman, Norval Melton, lim Vidamour. Front Row: Icrck Pendleton, Errol Johnson, lack Glas, Pete Urbas, Louie Dentino, Dick Polic. William Hubbard, George Harwood, Midge Merrill. Back Row: George Winston, lack Pendleton. Mary Smith, Gene Rubley, Bob Schilling, Helen Cooley, Antonia Schmidt, Iim Fox, Ramona Schmidt, Betty Koopman, Clyde Drury, Marlene Meidel, Kitty Schneider, Iim Vidamour, Iohn Croenne, Sue Patterson, Pete Urbas, Bob Fortner. Second Row: Mary Dietrich, Roberta Connor, Marilyn Utinske, Donna Reeves, Pat Ditmer, Catherine Hacker, Bob Hodgen, Iocmne Stevens, Iim Smith, I0 Ann Davis, Charlie Matuszki, Mary Ann Nesch, Ellen Best, Wanda Watkins, Iackie Scroqgins, Pat Rhoads, Carol Baugh. Front Row: Iune Walker, Nancy Dietrich, Barbara Weisenbacher, Betty Herr, Carol Follis, Iackie Iackson, Lucille Nave, Delores Logan, Frances Pell, Norma Canham, Maxine Hayes, Gwen O'Brien, Elsie Smith, Evelyn Harmony. A 11 i e d Y o u t h President-Iim Smith Vice-President-Clyde Drury Secretary-Helen Cooley Treasurer--Ramona Schmidt The Feitshans Allied Youth Post, No. 346, organized in October, lQ47, is a branch ot the National Allied Youth Club which was formed in l936. This club has 70 members who meet bi- monthly tor proarams, aames, dancing, and refreshments. The Post carries on a program ot alcohol education and alcoholftree recreation, havina as its aim and motto, "The liberation throuah education ot the individual and society from the handicaps of beveraqe alcohol." The first major activity carried out by the Allied Youth Post was the sponsorinq ot the Amateur Show. lt was a areat hit. T79l Dance Committee: Mr. Halberg, Charles Ream, Wanda Watkins. Iackie Scrogqins. Mary lane Furlong, Mrs. Erickson, Miss ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE Say, didn't we have some grand assemblies this year? But do you know to whom your thanks should go? Yes, those grand assem- blies which you enjoyed this year were the direct responsibility of the assembly committee At least one assembly was held each week and sometimes more. Varietyfabsolutely. The committee did an admirable job in bringing to the Student Body some outstanding talent. To the Assembly Committee goes the students' undying thanks and wishes for more wonderful assemblies. 732' Assembly Committee Gilpin, lack Pendleton. DANCE COMMITTEE We Want a dance! When are We going to have a dance? These Words heard by the Dance Committee immediately resulted in the staging of a dance by some organization or another. The work of this Committee is to plan a convenient date for a dance and then to shop around for an organization to sponsor it-f which is never too difficult for our dances usually turn out to be successful. The Com- mittee itself doesn't stage any dances but acts only as a sort of agent between students and dance sponsors. To our Dance Committee goes our deep appreciation and We say, "Keep up the good Work!" Dance Committee Ferreira. f 80 l Assembly Committee: Bob Wallace, Miss Bcdi, Barbara Keller, Miss Cothren. Betty Spanish Club "Plan to take a trip? Pack a language grip." No Mtv Clviclcs, meaning "For- get-Me-Not," is tho official name ot the Spanish Club. Tlie club's flower is also a forget-me-not, and the club's colors are rod, green, and white, the national colors of Mexico. The club's motto is "Poco a poco se va lejosu tlsittle by little one goes tart. The club encourages students to use oral Spanish. There are about nineteen members at pres- ent who meet to play Spanish games, talk Spanish, and have refreshments. Back Row: Margaret Hughes, Nancy Dietrich, Alberta Hutchens Phyllis Tomlinson Pauline Reasno Eloise Tutt Second Row: Floyd Pettit, Pat Ditmer, Virginia Tutt, Ioanne Stevens Barbara Burton Iames Willis Front Row: Wilbert Rehwald, Thomas Hughes, Mrs Prugqer Marlene Ryder Howard Ianet Hi-Y Club The Hi-Y Club was reorganized about two years ago to develop cleaner sports and cleaner living among high school boys. lt is mostly a social club for the entertainment ot its mem- bers. During the summer some of the Hi-Y boys go to Camp Seymour, the l-li-Y State camp, and other Camps for Hi-Y boys. The Feitshans branch also sends a couple of delegates to the national meeting ot the Hi-Y Congress at Miami, Ohio. The officers tor this year Were: President- Pete Urbasg Vice-PresidentfBill Fancherg Sec- retaryeftay Dexheimerg Treasurere -lim Smith. Back Row: lack Glas, Bob Wallace, Clyde Drury, Iim Fox, Iohn Haqaman, Bob Schilling, Bill Fancher, Mr. Kenny. Front Row: Iohn McCoy, lack Pendleton, Pete Urbas, Richard Polic, Ray Dexheimer, lim Smith, Charles Matuszki. Home Room Leaders The Home Room leaders are elected in the Home Rooms and conduct the Home Room meetings. Back Row: Darrel Denton, 'Charles Isom, Iim Smith, Blue Polic, Wayne Meierhans, Iohn Croenne, Dale Daniels. George Hughes. Front Row: Gloria Santini. Delores Cook, Carol Follis, Barbara Burton, Shirley Iones, Marie Cole. Wanda Watkins. Student Cafeteria Staff Behind the good food and excellent service in the cafeteria, there is obviously a lot of hard Work involved. ln this Work, the cooking and planning staff is very ably assisted by the Cafeteria Staff under the direction of Miss Rita Devlin. This Work gives a member a valuable knowledge of food and how to run a cash register or count change. lt teaches the student to accept responsibility, for he learns to carry out his job to the best of his ability. This group has an annual spring breakfast at Springfield High School. Bill Fancher, Bob Stark, Cozy Cole, Grace Monkman, Barbara Lynard. Nedra Hargis, Elsie Smith, Peggy Riley, Doris Walker, Virginia Tutt, Norman Arnold, Ernest Neuber, Ray Sexton, Tom Murray, Wilbert Rehwald, Osmond Guy. Cafeteria Staff From what source comes that pleasant aroma that we begin to smell each day about ll:OO? Why, everyone knows, it's the cafeteria. And who is at the bottom ot it all? l mean the food. Why, our cafeteria staff, of course, to whom goes our undying thanks. To the ever-smiling, ever-gracious Workers ot the cafeteria we give a true sa- lute. Mr. Steele, Mary Sanks, Mr. Green. Mr. Wolf. Mr. O'Nea1. Candy Store Help lim Vidamour Bob Fortner Susan Franz, Clara Krug. Bertha Miller, Olivia Knight. Maintenance Staff To the men and Women who take care ot the grounds and building go our deep appreciation. The tasks they perform are the essentials that bring about a well-or ganized system, and their seemingly tireless ettorts are recognized by all. We are grateful to them tor their help in providing us with a school ot which We can be proud. l83l Back Row: Helen Cooley. Ioanne Powell, Wanda Watkins. Pete Urbas. Io Ann Davis, Pa! Ditmer. Pal Rhoads. Second Row: Iack Pendleton, Betty Koopman, Gene Rubley. Ramona Schmidt, Tom Kemp, Marlene Meidel, lim Vidamour, Marian Donnelly. Frou! Row: Norma Brandon, Eleanor Redding. Lois Dill, Miss Sadler, Jackie Iackson, Gwen O'Brien, Rodney England. Adviser Editor-in-Chief Faculty Editor Senior Editors lunior Editor Sophomore Editor Freshman Editor Sports Editors Snapshots The Log Staff Miss Louise Sadler Ramona Schmidt Norma Brandon Helen Cooley, loanne Powell Iaclcie lackson Marian Donnelly Marlene Meidel Pete Urloas, lack Pendleton loanne Powell At Work. Activities Wanda Watkins, Eleanor Bedding Organizations Rodney England Photographers Tom Kemp, lim Vidamour, Subscriptions Pat Ditmer, Lois Dill Business Manager Betty McCall Art Editors l-lelen Wall, Nancy Tost- berg, Sherilyn Sorenson Calendar Barbara l-lolt And now it is finished: our wonderful Year Book, Hours of concentration and planning it took. We hope that you like it and treasure it too, For it contains many memories for all of You! l84l A. A. Third Row: Gloria Santini, Blanch Taborn, Gloria Dexheimer, Patricia Attebery, Marcella Merrill, Shirley Owens, Donnetta Brocksmith, Ann Nohe. Middle Row: Rose Matuszlci, Mary Micko, Lael McFarland, Betty Weber, Lois Cook, Marilyn Eddinqton, Ioanne Powell. First Row: Delores Weisenbacher, Clara Sauer, Geraldine Blankenship, Zadda Killdoo, Mary Lock, Mary Ann Nesch, Shirley McKenzie, Bonnie Malcor. "Want to meet good sports at play? Come and ioin the G.A.A." Formed in l94l to stimulate interest in girls' athletics, the Girls' Athletic Association gives the girls ot F.H.S. an opportunity to participate in and earn letters for girls' volleyball, basket- ball, baseball, and bowling. The G.J-LA. meets two nights a Week so many ot the eighty mem- bers may get together in the sports they love. Top Row: Betty Crossman. Lois Adams, Shirley Usher, Mary Henson, Donna Hayes, Eleanor Redding, Beverly Thompson, Wilma Krimmel, Betty Io Lame. Middle Row: Bernadine New- quist, Lee Ann Lutkin, Bar- bara Drury, Ioyce Baker, Elna Aarup, Marlene Meidel, Car- mella Dentino, Barbara Schneider. Bottom Row: Donna Ianazzo, Ruth Polic, Wanda Watkins, Betty Lou Nesch, Bertie Ow- ens, Rita Follis, Eloise Marcy, Betty Bunch. test 3 5 as 5? 52 5 5 4? 3 22 ? 2 Q 5 Q. 3 5 3 e 4 fi 5 5 BS ?i if Q3 4 A 45 'S s k X .3 5 s Q 3 'Q Q 1 Q 'ig v 5 f ' 32. ' X Q .l . L xx " ' W - A fx'-P'Zi89V' "'bf9-G a',-Y ,ffl 'K -i ?f'3s'i - X fZ?'5'5f-GK? 'msn ,W wmv 1 . 0: -,- - N Vi .2 .Mm .SCREW f 'ff MJS 3 Q Q2 2 9 Z 5 nn E x k S Q 3 ? sf? 5 Z '-3-299531 ww' 1 g 'Mm 2 2 L x Z P 5 E 2 f E 2 2 H v x 1 6 6 E 3 i 1 W I my Wim "'E'4xN a,. asv- ' 'WQx'iwSy3?sxSs5?"f'W.Q: -'fs8f'vS '2. . f'?.?' Kiss.-Uv mr?-f' SEQ. . . ,MQ ,.,, . , .. - 'lflxlgiv 1 rf- ' Q 3 'Y my xm .,.,. , fa ky N ym ...xx Mx' 5 mi . M .5 2 .Ziff 'fag' Zz, 'B' .i? ff A K1 -zggq., W? 6? f a V 2 E E S Q 2 ii a P 2 E 2 'fm v W 94 Z , .,., ' Am. -, Sf' iq FX' 3 . . X 5 , if S E s I? ? 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' We elected our cheer leaders in assem- blyy Iackie Scroggins, Gwen O'Brien, and Evelyn Harmony, regulars: Carol Baugh and Donna lanazzo, alternates. lt was our first home game. We tied S.H.S. 6-6. Everyone was happy Cexcept maybe Springfieldl. A special assembly was called and Mr. Roy Bragg spoke to us on the subject of liquor and the teen-agers. The band played at Stuart. This is the first in a series of appearances at the neighboring schools for the purpose of acquainting them with the band and the beginners band. Pep Assembly, "To do everything in our power to beat Lanphier tomorrow night." Coach Wax introduced the football squad to the student body. Our game with Lanphier. We won Zl-l2. Let's hope we can do the same next week with Cathedral. October 3 First pay assembly. Mr. Loran Campbell showed us some of his magic while his wife, Catherine, also a ventriloquist, Calendar brought on little Suzie who says Iohn McCoy winked at her first. Hurrah for the team! We won from Cathedral l3-O and so tied Springfield for the city title. We had a movie, "Dinner Party," show- ing correct dinner manners. Afterward Mr. Nichols told of our football records throughout the years and the cheer leaders gave several yells. Game with Gillespie. Our luck tempo- rarily deserted us and we lost 2-7. lt was swell work though, boys. We had a larqe assembly introducing the freshies to all teachers, clubs, and activities of the school. Our second conference game. As Lady Luck smiled again, we won from lack- sonville l6-O. We had a pay movie in the afternoon. lt was called "Hero for a Day," Pep assembly for the Beardstown game. We also had a movie, "lunior Prom," illustrating the proper manners at a prom. Twirp season began at F.H.S. This is the season in which "The Woman ls Re- quested To Pay." Why such gloom around the school? Could be because we got our first tgrm grades. Cur conference game with Clinton. We won 26-O. "The Graveyard Hop" held in the school gym with Frankie Leonard's Orchestra. lt was sponsored by the Student Council. November 4 fWe held a vote of the student body to see if the majority wanted a separate '47-'48 yearbook. The returns brought in a large "Yea"! We won our last conference game which was with Carlinville and thus the Con- ference Title Championship in Football. 10 11 14 20 21 26 27 1948 YearBook On with Nutchuck the great Eskimo writer, musician and lecturer. He told us of many of his adventures and closed by displaying his talents at the piano. Armistice Day Assembly. The A Cap- pella Choir sang a group of patriotic songs. Our last football game of the year. We won over Taylorville 31-0. The Hi-Y Boys brought an ex-convict to tell of his experiences during his eighteen years in prison. His topic was "The Main Gate to the Electric Chair." We had an assembly pre-viewing the carnival. It looks like it's going to be a big hit. ' The second big carnival at F.H.S. We had a big crowd and it was an all around success. We had a Thanksgiving assembly. The A Cappella Choir sang and Bev. Hugh Young gave a very interesting talk. First basketball game of the season. We played a very thrilling game with River- ton with a 35-32 victory. Thanksgiving and all F.H.S. students gave thanks for their vacation from school. December 2 5 9 Mr. Kenney's speech class took part in the lunior Town Meeting of the Air. The speakers were Iean Wilson, Pat Ditmer, Betty McCall, and Betty Mahr. The topic was "Do You Think High School Students Should Work During Their School Year?" Our first home basketball game of the season and we played Petersburg. lt was a tie game and over-time was called. We lost 38-40, but here's hoping we do better next time. Our luck still poor. We lost our first conference game to Iacksonville, 30-38. We visited Mt. Pulaski and lost 39-43. 12 13 14 16 17 19 25 Icmu 1 9 12 13 25 29 30 Calendar We lost to Beardstown 47-51. We played at Lincoln and our luck finally turned to the better. We won 41-38. The A Cappella Choir gave Handel's "Messiah" for their Christmas Vesper Service at 3:00. They did a lovely job. We were host to Clinton for a conference game and lost 32-60. The choir had a Christmas banquet at the Alamo and afterwards made record- ings of the "Messiah," We played at Athens and lost. Last day of school before a glorious two weeks of vacation for Christmas and New Year. We -didn't have to come back until Ianuary 5. The Senior Class sponsored "The Holi- day Hop" in the school gym. Bobbie Kaye's orchestra furnished music for the occasion. Merry Christmas Everyone! Did old Santa treat you nice? QTY Happy New Year! Mr. Bernard Kruger presented and ex- plained a Conservation film entitled "Realm of the Wild." The Boamers gave a musical program of old American folk tunes based on travel through the U. S. S.H.S. vs. F.H.S. basketball game at the Armory. We lost, but it was a wonderful game. Vesper Services for the graduates at the First Methodist Church. Graduation exercises in the high school auditorium. The A Cappella Choir sang. The last day of the first semester of labor and everyone was glad to see the happy day come. We can begin counting the l99l 1948 YearBook days, hours, and minutes until Iune ll, the end of the second semester. February 4 ll l2 l3 14 18 27 March 5 9 TIOOJ We had a movie-"Arabian Nights"- the proceeds of which went to our '48 Log. There was a full house and the Log staff is very grateful. lt was a fitting consolation to the students after receiving their grades for the first semester. Abe Lincoln Assembly. Miss Pratt's American History class gave the first of the program. Those participating were George Winston, Betty McCall, and Betty Weber. Bob Kearns was Master of Cere- monies. Mr. Bruce Wheeler, assistant superintendent of schools, concluded with his discussion of the romance of Abra- ham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge. We wish to thank Abe Lincoln's mother for bringing him into the world, for his birthday now gives us a vacation from the grind of the old brain factory. We played St. Iames and had a glorious 58-26 victory. Much of the credit and praise goes to lim Fox who set a new all city record of 38 points in one game. Happy St. Valentines Day. Did you get something nice from that certain some- one? Here's hoping. Mr. and Mrs. Howell entertained us by demonstrating their fascinating trade of glass blowing. Miss Sadler and the yearbook staff put on our annual yearbook assembly. They took us back to the year l9Ol and showed us the different costumes and customs of those days. Mrs. Prugger's Latin classes put on a playlet called "Amo, Amas, Amatf' We had another interesting broadcast over W. T. A. X. on the Iunior Town Meet- ing of the Air Program. ll l9 23 24 April 7 15 20 23 30 May 6 Calendar The '48 Log sponsoredapicture, "Chumps at Oxford," starring Laurel and Hardy. Mr. Shift and Mr. Sammell demonstrated the art of playing table tennis. Mr. Sam- mell was victor of the game. Iohn Croenne and Iohn Gates each played a fifteen point game with Mr. Shift. Guess who won! Mr. Shift explained the basic shots of the game which made a most interesting assembly. The University Men's Glee Club from Normal presented a program under the direction of Harlan W. Peithman. They gave a number of excellent selections. The movie, "The Second Chorus" with Fred Astaire, was sponsored by the year- book. Mr. Iames Dutton presented an excellent concert on the marimba. Everyone greatly enjoyed the movie, "Phantom of the Opera." Another lunior Town Meeting of the Air was broadcast from the auditorium. Those speaking were Harry Westbrook, lack Burnett, Gloria Thom, Stanley Tay- lor, and Betty McCall. Their topic was, "Should Congress Adopt Universal Mili- tary Training?" The Student Council went to the State Convention in Peoria. l'm sure they had a fine timeg they always do. 'W e were again honored by Bradley Uni- versity Choir. A group of our music students went to the State Music Contest in Taylorville. They all came out with nice ratings. Another pay movie, "The Kansanf' starring Richard Dix, was sponsored by the '48 Log. 1948 YearB The A Cappella Choir gave its Spring Concert in the Auditorium at 8:00. The girls looked very nice in their formals and the -boys in their very best suits. They did a very good job and Miss Mat- lack was very proud of them. The Allied Youth here at l:'.H.S. sponsored an Amateur Show. The winners were selected by the written votes of the stu- dents. Those who won were: Donna lannazzo, ludy Moats, Iackie Scroggins, and Kathlyn Fancher tMost Comical Numberly George Harwood tBest Vocal Sololg Iohn Gates, lack Pendleton, Charles Matuszki, and George Winston tBest Vocal Groupl, Boogie Woogie Band tBest Instrumental Numberlg Helen Wall, Sue Patterson, and Pat Ditmer tBest Chalk Talkl: lackie Iackson tBest Readingl: Nancy Dietrich tBest Dance Numberl. The A Cappella Choir had the honor of being the first to broadcast over WTAX- EM. They are going to make weekly broadcasts until the close of school. The band held their Spring Concert in the high school auditorium. They did a fine job and l'm sure Mr. McCoy is very proud of them. Our Semi-Annual Recognition Assembly. Norma Ramey, who won a first rating in the contralto division of the State Music Contest, sang for us. Congratulations, Norma! This is our tenth anniversary as a mem- ber of the National Honor Society. Miss Cogswell explained that members must be outstanding in leadership and scholar- ship. She awarded the membership cards and certificates to the new mem- bers. Mr. Wax awarded the certificates for the National Athletic Scholarship Society. Mr. Robert E. Stevens, lr., was our guest speaker. ook Iune 1 4 4 6 8 Calendar An Ice Cream Social was sponsored by the P.T.A. with entertainment by the band. The proceeds from it went to the '48 Log. Awards Assembly. Mrs. Erickson pre- sented the Commercial Award to Norma lean Brandon for being the outstanding commercial student of the year. Awards for Spanish and Latin were pre- sented to Rodney England by Mrs. Prugger. Miss Peifer presented awards to members of the Student Council. Miss Matlack followed with letters and stars for A Cappella Choir members. Letters were presented to band members by Mr. McCoy. Miss Daly presented GAA awards to those girls who participated in after- school volleyball, basketball, and bowl- ing. Mr. Halberg presented awards for basket- ball, baseball, and team managers. Track letters were awarded by Mr. Barniskis. Awards for perfect attendance were given by Mr. Wax. The Iunior-Senior Prom was held in the school gym. lt was called Star Dust Nocturne and music was furnished by Bobby Kaye's Orchestra. Vesper Services for the graduating Seniors were held at the First Methodist Church. Patricia Rhoads and Norma Ramey sang a duet. Rev. Ed. W. Ziegler from the Westminster Presbyterian Church delivered the address. Iunior-Senior Banquet. We had a deli- cious meal headed by baked chicken. Members of the band entertained. The Seniors all wish to express their thanks llOll IO 1948 Year Book Calendar Association ot School Boards, delivered the address to the class on "This Nation Under God." to the Iunior Class for such a fine ban- quet. Graduation exercises were held in the school auditorium. The A Cappella Choir sanq several numbers. Mr. Roy Fetherston, Field Secretary of the Illinois ll Last Day of School! The day We've all been looking forward to. So "so long" until next fall and the '49 Loq. 793 Autographs I I UZ,I Patrons We Wish to thank the following business firms and friends who help to make the third edition of our "Log" possible. ' A. Dirksen ci Sons Illinois State Iournal-Register Altman's Iohn Bressmer Co. Department Store Barlow's Iewelry Company LaBonte's Luggage Shop Blalock's Variety Store O'Brien Glass Company Bridge Iewelry Co., Inc. Producers Dairy Company Bob's Market Roberts Bros. Broadwell Drug Store Rolands Burchett Studio Inc. Roxy Theatre B G Z Pastry Shop, lnc. Sangamon Dairy Capital City Paper Company Simmons Office Supply CS Equipment Company Castor's Super Market Southtown Radio Shop Coe's Book Store S. A. Barker Diqgmg Sweet Shop S. ci L. Co. Department Store Edwards Iewelers Springfield Coca Cola Bottling Company Everley's Drug Store Springfield Marine Bank Fink's Cleaners Springfield Transportation Company First National Bank Stout's Iewelry Company Franklin Life lnsurance Company The Camera Shop Prank Giest CPatronl The Music Shop Gerber Cleaners The Bruce Company Goody-Goody Drive ln TostherQ's Garage Herndon's Typewriter Service'Company Herter's Drug Store Underwood Corp. Howards Window Cleaning Service United Steel Workers of America. Local 2039 Holland's Iewelry Store Watt Bros. Pharmacy Winch Floral Shop l103l P. T. A. Officers Mrs. Albert Coleman, President Mr. Lealand H. Barclay, Second Vice President Mrs. Edgar Call, Secretary Mrs. Emil Lauterbach, Treasurer Mrs. Edward Haws, First Vice President "P.T.A., P.T.A.. Carnival again, Always working, never shirkinq. FHS's friend." The Parent-Teachers Association ot Feit- shans High School do many things to help the school. Always wanting our school to be the best in the city. They have worked incessantly in putting on programs and activities to aid in making Feitshans a success. Thanks a lot tor your help! IlO4l ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Once again we extend our most appreciative thanks to the following Springfield business firms for their contribution to the third edition of "The Log." CAPITOL ENGRAVING COMPANY HERBERT GEORG STUDIO WILLIAMSON PRESS, INC. 'ik'


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