Frankfort Community High School - Red Bird Yearbook (West Frankfort, IL)

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THE 1938 PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1938 Editor ... Business Manager Faculty Advisor -Faculty Advisor Joseph Forgatch Paul Sheffler Carthol Walston George Queen THE YEARBOOK OF FRANKFORT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL WEST FRANKFORT, ILLINOISThe Senior Class of 1938 and the RED BIRD Staff take pleasure in presenting this volume to you. In it you will find an honest effort to fairly portray our school life in word and picture. Since activity is composed of the people who take part, their work and their play, we have divided school life as portrayed here into: 0 THE PEOPLE Q THEIR DEEDS Q THEIR DIVERSIONS J FOREWORD FOREWORD FOREWORD FOREWORD FOftTo Mr. Otis Stone who retired from the Board of Education this Spring after serving nine years, five of which were served as president, we respectfully dedicate this volume of the RED BIRD. Mr. Stone's keen understanding of the place of education as || the very foundation of a democratic government, of the func- jl tion of a school within a community, of the problems and If needs of the youth of a community, and his steadfast deter- 31 mination to place the welfare of the student above all other |f considerations in connection with the school, mark him as a || real friend of education in general, and of F. C. H. S. in par- II ticular. We are sorry to lose him from the Board of Education. If ■ ■- dedicate we dedicate we dedicate we dedicate ■■Joyous activity, is the keynote of West Frankfort High School. High school students of F. C. H. S. know the full meaning of a well proportioned program of work time and play time. After four years of participation in such a constructive program, a sense of responsibility and individuality has been developed in addition to the attaining of a scholastic record. Such a combination of qualities tend to produce good citizens. F. C. H. S. has a wide range of extra-curricular activities to offer its students—such as football, basketball, track, boxing, wrestling, dramatics, music and art, and many club activities. West Frankfort, the coal-bin of the nation! The mineral wealth of our community makes this phrase a fitting epithet, and we take pardonable pride in pointing out Orient Number Two as the largest coal mine in the world. The coal deposits give rise to our basic industries, but our city is notable in other ways. It is the shopping center of Southern Illinois. It has a Lions Club, a Rotary Club, and a Junior and Senior Woman's Club which show the active interest taken here in civic affairs. West Frankfort is the home of the Egyptian Choral Club which is making available to Southern Illinois many things of cultural value. West Frankfort as a community is steadily improving and as the nation's coal-bin certainly is not a "has been." The faculty of F. C. H. S. is among the best in this section of the state. Thirteen of the thirty-three teachers have their Master's Degrees completed and at least three others will finish the work for the Master's Degree this summer. Many of our teachers are doing graduate work at the present time. Most of the teachers have been teaching in this school for several years. Only two are teaching their first year while two others are teaching their seventeenth year in this school. The average tenure for teachers is seven years. This fact alone is a splendid commendation for the quality of service being rendered by our faculty. Some twelve hundred students fill the classrooms and throng the corridors of our beautiful high school building which was constructed originally for a much smaller number of students. None are so proud as to boast that F. C. H. S. students generally are superior to students of other high schools in the state, nor are any so humble as to admit that they are in any way inferior to the students of any other high school. They are young, vivacious, and eager for success and happiness in the life which lies before them. The reputation of F. C. H. S. rests upon the activities, accomplishments, and products of our active students. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEO fOUR BOARD OF EDUCATION • Otis Stone. Born in Saline County, Sept. 10, 1884 He has taught school and Business College, has been employed as county clerk of Saline County, has spent several years supervising a farm, and later became a funeral director which is his present occupation. He married Etta Baker. They have two sons. He has been on the school board for nine years. • R. A. Swofford. Born in West Frankfort, 1889. He attended school at Ewing College. He entered the hardware business as a young man and has continued this business to the present time. He married Buelah Adelsberger. They have four children. He has been one of the members of the high school board for nine years. • Leo McDonald. Born in 1896, at Golconda, Illinois, where he received his education. He has been employed in the grocery and feed business which is his present occupation. He married Goldia Hamilton. They have one child. He has been on the high school board for two years. His hobbies are hunting and fishing. • Arlie Murphy. Born near West Frankfort, Illinois, July 15, 1894 He attended Ewing College, and S. I. T. C. at Carbondale, 111. After teaching for several years, he became employed in the office of County Clerk at Benton, 111., where he is employed at the present time. His favorite recreations are hunting and fishing. He has been on the school board for two years. • J. Will Howell. Born Dec 28, 1891, on a southern Illinois farm He attended Rush College, Fayette county; Ewing College and University of Illinois. After finishing his school career he taught in grade and high school for ten years. Later he became a banker and is now employed as an insurance agent. He has been on the High School board one year. He married Leoda L. Davis of Vandalia, 111. He has six children. His hobbies are hunting and fishing. " ■ THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE OUR PRINCIPAL ■ ■ Principal S. B. Sullivan is 38 years old. He was bom in Macon County, Illinois, and was graduated from the Decatur High School in 1917. He received his Normal School diploma at the State Normal University at Normal, Illinois, in 1922, his B. E. Degree from the same institution in 1928 and his M. A. Degree from the State University of Iowa in 1933. He is teaching his twentieth year of school, nineteen years of which have been served as high school principal or superintendent, the last seven at West Frankfort. During that time his activities have not been limited to this school alone. He has assumed an active part in the efforts of Southern Illinois school men to secure legislation for better school conditions in this part of the State. He is serving his third year on the Executive Committee of the Illinois Education Association. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOFEdgar Bain Ed B . S. I. T. C. Social Studies S. A. Changnon B Ed.. Lake Forest U. State Normal U. Northwestern U. Illinois U. History Coach Mildred Cox Ed B . S I. T. C U. of Southern Calif. English. Latin. R. L. Crowell Ed B . S I T C. Biology. Health. R. B. Eadie B S . U of 111 M S . U of 111 Commercial Subject E. W. Ebbler A B McKendree C, Biology. Wayne H. Ely A B Indiana State M A Indiana State Mathematics. Lillian G. Francis U of Ill’nois. Ed B S I T. C Commercial Subjects. Neva Pearl Gloyd B M . U of 111 English and Music. Alice L. Grant B S . U of 111 M A U of 111 Columbia U. English. V Q E PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOF "■James Hastie U. of Illinois. Ed B , S I. T. C. U. of Alabama. English. Carolyn Helming A B., Cornell C. M A Columbia U. Mathematics. Harlan C. Hodges Shurtleff. Ed B . S I T. C. U of Illinois. U of Colorado. U of Michigan Health. Coach. Alice Hoye A B , McKendree College. M A U of Wisconsin Spanish. Speech. Journalism. Marian Kelly Middlebury College. University of Paris. Columbia University. A B , U. of Illinois French. English. Ralph Krupp Ed. B . S. I T. C. M A . U of Michigan Mathematics. Physics. Anna Launius B Ed.. S. I. T. C M A . Peabody College English. World History. H. W. McClintock Ph B.. Shurtleff College. University of Illinois. Social Studies. Coach. Monica Mikals Ph B.. U. of Chicago M A U of Illinois U of Southern California. U of California. English. Velma Nave Ed B.. S. I. T C. M A U of Illinois English. THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEWinifred Nooner B Ed., S. I. N. U English. World History. Theodore Paschedag B M., Vandercook. School of Music. Band. Orchsstra. George Queen Ed B.. S. I. T. C. M A U of 111 Social Studios. English. N. A. Rosan A B , Ewing College M A U of Michigan. Social Studios. Hal Stone Ed B . S. I. T. C. M S , U of Ala History. Goography. C. E. Summerville B S , Indiana State. Shop. Bernice Tharp University of Missouri. Christian College. Homo Economics. Maxine Tucker Gregg College Northwestern U. Shorthand. Typing. Guy E. Tucker B. S . McKendree College M A . Northwestern U. Mathematics. Vonnie B. Wade Gregg College. Springfield Junior College. S I. T. C. Shorthand. Typing. I ■ I PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOJ ■ H. C. Walston A B , James Millikin U. Ph M . U. of Wisconsin Chemistry. Algebra. Maurine Webb Ed. B . S I T. C. English. Art. Grace Wilson A B . Colo State Teachers Colleae Spanish 1 and 2. Ruth Teague Rubicam Business College School Secretary. Ethel Morris Librarian. Theodore Mitchell Custodian. G. C. Shaw Custodian. I" THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOUR CLASS In the fall of 1934 approximately 335 'Til redbirds" hopped into their educational cage, F. C. H. S. Now we are about ready to rise and fly and to seek our fortune. For our class officers of 1934-35 we elected as President, fay Drakslar, Vice-President, Muriel McClintock; Secretary, Charles Ashby and Treasurer, Dita McReaken. We chose for our helpful sponsors, Miss Webb and Mr. McClintock. As our attendant to the Football Queen we elected Walterine Witunski. In 1937, we elected as our officers: President, Leo Land; Vice-President, Roy Davis; Secretary, Jo Ann Skok, and Treasurer, Madge Murphy. Miss Grant and Mr. McClintock as class sponsors. We made considerable history this year. We presented as the class plav "The Haunted House" with excellent characters, and an excellent director, Miss Alice L. Grant. We elected Betty Williams, Maid of Honor. Our Lady in Waiting was Elizabeth Heaton. At the end of this year the student body elected Earl Smith, Student Body President. For our last and probably the best year of all, we chose as our class officers: President, Roy Davis, Vice-President, Andy Delleneck; Secretary, Wilma Vittone and Treasurer, Fred Bedokis. Our boys were always on top both in basketball and football. Miss Hoye and Mr. Rosan were our guiding sponsors. We presented as our class play this year "Mother’s Millions” which was a howling success. Our director of this play was Miss Hoye, and our characters were wonderful. Our Queen was Betty Williams and our Lady in Waiting was Elizabeth Heaton. OUR OFFICERS ROY P. DAVIS—President Born in Salem, Arkansas, April 3. 1913; moved to Illinois in 1914; attended grade school in Orient, entering F. C. H S. in 1927. After two years in F C. H S , quit school and entered the coal mines in summer of '29; re-entered school in '36 to complete his high school education. ANDY DELLENECK—Vice-President Born in West Frankfort on November 25. 1917; graduated from Logan school; went to high school for two years, then dropped out and went to CCC camp; stayed in camp for a year and then decided to come back and complete his high school education; participated in football, basketball, track; belonged to the "F" Club. WILMA VITTONE—Secretary Born January 29, 1920; spent first six years of grade school education in Edwards School and received final two years of grades at Central; since entering F. C. H S. has proved active in orchestra, glee club, G. A. A. and S. O. S. club activities. FREDERICK BEDOKIS—Treasurer Born September 24, 1920, in West Frankfort; attended Franklin, and Central grade schools; entered F C. H S in 1934; president of the third year Spanish Club, and a Student Patrol member E PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOI ■ ■ THE REDBIRD SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY As I sat on my front porch one hot day in July, in 1959, thinking of my days in High School, 1 saw upon the horizon a dark cloud. As the cloud drew nearer, I saw that it was a duststorm. Suddenly a bright idea came to me. I rushed into the house and was back in a few seconds with my Dustpan. The storm came on in earnest. "Get to work, Dustpan," I said, "and see if you can find some dirt on any of my old F. C. H. S. friends." When the dust storm had subsided, I saw the dustpan coming down the street simply loaded down with dirt. "My," I thought, "there has certainly been some scandalous happenings in the old gang since I left." I began pulling dirt, and here is what I found! ! ! 1 Roy Davis is the Socialist candidate for the Presidency in the next election. Roy is making a strong fight and he intends to move the capitol to Orient if elected because the roads there are so bad that he would not be able to leave town during the winter. Jane Rose Gasaway is on the same ticket for Vice-President. Her campaign speeches consist mainly of poems composed by her publicity agents, Curran Book and Rex Murphy. An example of the poetry she uses is: "A boy stood on a burning deck, talking politics by heck! When you go to the polls on election day, Vote for Davis and Gasaway!" Another outstanding event is the non-stop three times around the globe, flight of Kathleen Meagher and Virginia Weilt. Kathleen said it was all an accident; they couldn't stop the plane after the first round. Frank Chismar is teaching football in Madge Murphy's kindergarten and Leon Walton is the new janitor. Two that we can well be proud of are composers of the biggest song hit of all time, "Pork and Beans Blues"—Lester Bristow and Tommy Graham. George Kolesar and Frances Pavelich eloped, were caught and sent to a children's reform school. Wait! This is terrible! Joe Forgatch and Fred Bedokis have rented a room at San Quentin for the next five years for stealing gum from under the tables of Violet Martin's restaurant. They say that Jim Batts has taken up peanut selling as a hobby along with his pop corn. Ava LeGrand, Emmy Behn, and Muriel McClintock (comediennes) rank high among the celebrities of Hollywood. Ava is now working on her newest talking picture entitled "Good Girls Go For Gambling Gangsters." In the world of research we have Dr. Elizabeth Heaton who has just finished a book entitled, "My Seven Years of Research in a Nutshell." Reverend Charles Ashby is pastor of the Harlem Cathedral in Chicago. It is said that Charles has such a long face that he has to hire Betty William and Wilma Vittone to hold it up so he won't step on it. Can you guess Martin Petrasik's fate? Well, he is the living skeleton in Charles Saylor's Circus. Bob York, a noted explorer has just returned from a trip to the moon. Earl Smith, the owner of a chain system (of stills) throughout West Virginia and Tennessee, is doing very well. The head of another chain gang is Oscar Nichols. Conrad Holt, Gene Lewis, and Joe Sabolo are his right hand men. Oscar became enraged after some unfair baseball decisions and started an underworld gang to take all umpires for a ride. His slogan is "Free Transportation for Umpires." Owen Gill takes care of the umpires when Oscar gets through with them. He is one of the most famous embalmers in the country. Bill Novak and Charles Nolen won new shovels as prizes in a ditch digging WPA Contest. Dita McReaken is running for President of the Ladies' Aid Society. Her helpers are Margaret Hiscox, Cleo Hall and Loraine Epper-heimer. Oh! Horrors! Just as I started to pull out another lump of dirt, along came a strong puff of wind and swept the dustpan clean. What shall I do? I know there was some good juicy scandal left, but I’ll catch them the next time—I hope. OF 19 3 8 ■ !» PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PPTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Paulin Ablett A gentle kindly heart hat the; always as friendly as can be. Carl Alexander I seek in vain to drive away the hours of my school Jay. Rebecca Alexander thvaxs on the go is this Senorila. Charles Ashby stud vino is not my favorite pastime. Hm Batts 7 rouble is soon enough when it comes. Beinadin Baynes A not her jolly Senior lass Fred Bedokis om bat himself can be his parallel. Dorothy Beers When I've nothing else to do I study- sometimes. Emmy Behn The joy of life is living. Wilburn Bell Because a man says nothing is no sign he has nothing to say. Anna Bielskis Her thoughts lie deep ncaih a silence, pure and sweet. Curran Book lie's handsome. — an athlete of the best. David Boxarth A swell ktd to knotv. Lester Bristow The world knows nothing of its famous men. Mildred Browning For if she will, she will, you may depend upon it. Anita Casel Small and mischievous is she. laniec Casleton If all the girls in the tear Id were as nice as you. Leon Chamnes Another jolly Senior lad. Lucy Chaniot With such a jolly, merry spirit. riivs forth a laugh — you ought to hear it. Anita Chapman Modest. kind, and faithful is she. PAULINE ABLETT—Girl Reserve 35-36. CARL ALEXANDER—Photography Club 37; Civics Club 37; Spanish Club 36. REBECCA ALEXANDER—3rd Year Spanish Club 37-38; Paper Staff; Junior Play Staff 37; Operetta Staff 38 CHARLES ASHBY—Hi-Y; Kennel Club 38; Civics Club 38. Junior Play Staff 36. JIM BATTS—Hi-Y; Kennel Club 38; Civics Club; Junior Play Staff 36. BERNADINE BAYNES—G. A. A.; Pep Club; Photography Club; Art Club. FRED BEDOKIS—Spanish Club 37-38; Student Patrol; Science Club; Honor Society 37; S. O. S. Club 38. EMMY BEHN—Dramatic Club 34; Girl Reserves 35-36; Pep Club 35; Journalism Club 38 ANNA BIELSKIS—English Club 38. WILBURN BELL—Hi-Y CURRAN BOOK—F Club; Paper Staff; Speech Club. DAVID BOZARTH—Senior Play 38; Speech Club 38; Spanish Club 37-38; Civics Club 38. LESTER BRISTOW—Band; Orchestra; Hi-Y 37-38; Speech Club 38; Ping Pong Club 38; Photography Club 38. MILDRED BROWNING— Girl Reserves; Pep Club; Photography Club. ANITA CASEL—O. G A.; G. A A JANIECE CASTLETON—Band 35-36-37-38; Phi Epsilon 38. Girl Reserves 35; Glee Club 35. LEON CHAMNEfS—Hi-Y; Pep Club; Senior Play. LUCY CHANOIT—G A A.; Girl Reserves; Pep Club; Student Patrol. ANITA CHAPMAN—Spanish Club 38; G. A. A. 38. :OPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Frank Chismar Our football hero. Eva Chomiak She likes to sing; she likes to do most any-thing. Helen Chornak Must work Oh! what a waste of time! Carl Clemons Men of fere words are the best men. Robert Collins It's his ambition to do something. Put what.9 Betty Mae Crain The possessor of the most wonderful smile. I Full of good will and toy of life. Mildred Cross Good, kind, and gentle. It'hat moret Clarence Culbertson never study too hard. I'm afraid of brain fever. Mary Musa Davis Music is her ability. j Rov Davis If there were more men like him. Mary Kathryn Dawson A friendly girl with a friendly smile. Russel Delap This is one of our lit tie boys. Sybil Dorris Sweet and modest is I her way. whether in " work or play. Alma Dotson Sweet and demure is this lass. Harry Drasil It isn’t work that woe• ries him. it's women. Verdean Drennan If all the girls were just as sweet as you. Lois Dugger Modest and simple and sweet. _ A girl von would like to meet. Virginia Edmonds A gentle and kinl heart has she. Evelyn Eldridge If everyone were os friendly as she. Lorraine Epperheimer Too cute for words. , EVA CHOMIAK—Girl Reserves 38. ROBERT COLLINS—Pres. Hi-Y; Pres. Kennel Club; Student Patrol. BETTY MAE CRAIN—Junior Play Staff 37. Senior Play 38. Annual Staff 37-38; Girl Reserves 35-36-37; S. O. S. 38 MARY DAVIS—Pep Club; Girl Reserves; Orchestra; G. A A. ROY DAVIS—Senior President; Junior Vice-President; Hi-Y; Senior Play Staff. MARY CATHRYN DAWSON—Glee Club; Spanish III; Pep Club. RUSSELL DELAP— Spanish III. SIBYL DORRIS—Annual Staff 38; Girl Reserves 35-36-37; S. O. S. 38; Junior Play Staff 37. ALMA DOTSON—Art Club; Spanish III; G. A A HARRY DRASIL—O. G. A 38; Hi-Y 35. Ping Pong Club 38 VERDEAN DRENNAN—Pep Club; English Club. LOIS DUGGER—Girl Reserves 35; Art Club 38; Speech Club VIRGINIA EDMONDS—Girl Reserves; Spanish Club. EVELYN ELDRIDGE—Girl Reserves; Junior Play Staff. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Muriat Evans bashful are her icays. Robert Evans He has his eyes and heart set for only one. Margaret Deming best looking red-head ,n ' . I H V. |M«ph Forgatch IV hy do such itreat i real men have to graduate t Eugene Franklin Men such as I are hard to find. Lucille Franklin hull of fun and laughter is she. Holly Freeman Her thoughts lie deep neath silence — pure and sweet. Andy Fris like women — at a distance. Ross Gabor My heart is as true as Anna Lois Gann Small hut powerful is she. Imogene Garland She is a merry and jolly lass. Victoria Giachino .1 mother one of Mike’s extra she rials. Eileen Gibson Full of pep and high renown. Paulino Gibson For good and for good alone. Dominick Gicaboti A fine athlete is he. Owon Gill Some day I’ll give the girls a break. Eloiso Good I'll be an artist and I'll do things. Tommy Graham A great man is always willing to be little. Allan Groon A man of few words is he. Gladys Gray Light hair and a sunny smile combined. MURIEL EVANS—O. G A.. Glee Club 34-35; Advanced Civics Club. MARGARET FLEMING—O. G. A; Junior Play. JOSEPH FORGATCH—Senior Play 38, Annual Staff 35-36-37-38; Vice-Pres. Hi-Y 38. Honor Society 37-38. EUGENE FRANKLIN—Hi-Y; Spanish Club. LUCILLE FRANKLIN—S O S. Club; Civics Club HOLLY FREEMAN—Mikado 35; Art Club 38; Glee Club 34-35. ROSE GABOR—O G. A 37-38; Girl Reserves 34-35; Glee Club 34-35; Civics Sharks 37. ANNA LOIS GANN—S. O. S Club; Adv. Civics Club; Spanish Club; Usher Senior Play. VICTORIA GIACHINO—G. A A.. Spanish Club. EILEEN GIBSON—G. A A . Girl Reserves; S. O. S.; Adv Civics Club DOMINICK GICABOZI—F Club OWEN GILU-Hi-Y; Pep Club; Band. ELOISE GOOD—Art Club; Science Club; Staff of Your Royal Highness", O. G. A TOMMY GRAHAM—Band, Orchestra. LE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPUTHE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE TITHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Maraar«t Grosco Her accomplishments are many, and her faults are fete. Johnm Guidaxzio Always on the job. Cloo Hall Very sweet is she. Jswsl Hand "Must I tvorkf Oh, what a waste of timet" Taylor Hayoi talk only when want to be heard. Eugons Hea'd Oh, this learning! li h at 1 thing it is I Elizabeth Heaton A smite of charm is her f rtune. Robert Hedley Little but mighty! Billy Bob Henson A woman’s man is he. Elizabeth Henson P laying the violin u her fortune. Ruth Mae Higgsrson A businesslike lady she will some day be. lanice Hill Rare is the union of beauty and virtue. Margaret Hiscox Never still — either talking or walking. Lois Holland Always a fair damsel. Victor Holland There should he more time for sleeping is this institution. Vernon Hoppers The man rcho wins is the man who tries. Lawanda Horsley No one ever became T learned by looking wise. Jack Howe All great men are dying. don't feel well myself. Josephine Ielase They even wrote a song about her. William Ice No man can be greater than he longs to be. J MARGARET GROSCO—Asst Editor RED BIRD Notes; Asst. Librarian; O. G. A; News Hounds. JOHNNIE GUIDAZZIO—'T" Club; Manager of Sports; Band. JEWEL HAND— Spanish Club 37; Civics Club 37; English Club 38. EUGENE HEARD—Speech; Journalism. ELIZABETH HEATON—Rifle Club 37-38; Girl Reserves 35-36-37-38; Annual Staff 38; Lady in Waiting 37-38. ROBERT HEDLEY—Annual Staff 38; Newshounds 38. ELIZABETH HENSON—G. A A 35; Girl Reserves 35; Orchestra; Band. RUTH MAE HIGGERSON—Band 35-36-37; Treas. Girl Reserves 37-38; Annual Staff 37-38; Rifle Club 36-37-38. JANICE HILL— Rifle Club 37-38; Kennel Club 37-38; O. G A. 37-38. Glee Club 34-35. MARGARET HISCOX— Girl Reserves; Pep Club; Usher Junior Play. LOIS HOLLAND—Glee Club; Pep Club; Girl Reserves; Spanish Club. VICTOR HOLLAND—Paper Staff 38; Spanish Club 38. LAWANDA HORSLEY—O. G. A. 38; National H S. 37; Shorthand Team 37; Staff Junior Play 37. JACK HOWE—Junior Play; Senior Play; Paper Staff; Speech Play. f PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PETHE REDBIRD OF 1938 David Ivina A man of fra words, knows more. Charles H. Jones He earns xvhate'er he earn. Charles W. Jonas Youth comes but once in a lifetime. Claud Jonas A mischievous lad it Agnes Kanavarsky An open-hearted maiden true and pure. Irene Low i herrful and gay—she treads life’s way. Evelyn Kelly Sugar s sour compared to her. Paulina Kelly N he smiles and all the teorld is gay. Waller Kmiecik A long fellouh but not a poet. George Kolesar Master of his fate and always sure to have a date. Julia Koacel Her talents os an artist will some day bring startling results. Frank Kovach The world kmnvs nothing of its great men. Ava LeGrand Big favors are done up in small packages. Agnes Lenich Quiet and earnest are her ways. Mary Loltus Quiet and unassuming. Charles Martin Small but miVrAf.v. Leon Martin Alan is man and master of his fate. Marie Martin Beady and willing to do her share. Violet Martin dive me my tray and I'm happy. Kathleen Meagher It is well to think well, and divine to do so. CLAUDE JONES—Journalism Club. PAULINE KELLY—S. O. S. 38. WALTER KMIECIK— F. Club 35-36-37-38. GEORGE KOLESAR, JR—S. O. S. Club 38 JULIA KOSCEL—Honor Society; G. A. A.; Art Club; Los Gauchos. FRANK KOVACH—Junior Play; Model Airplane Club; Speech Plays. AVA LE GRAND—Girl Reserves 34; Paper Staff 38. AGNES LENICH— O. G. A. English Club, Latin Club. MARY LOFTUS—Glee Club; G. A A..- Civics Sharks. CHARLES MARTIN—Editor of RED BIRD Notes; President of Ping Pong Club; Rejx rter of Speech Club. MARIE MARTIN—Science Club 38; Girl Reserves 37; Pep Club 36. VIOLET MARTIN—Journalism 38; Art Club. KATHLEEN MEAGHER—Girl Reserves 35-36-37-38; Rifle Club 37-38; Mikado 36; Glee Club 35-36-37-38 PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEO'THE REDBIRD OF 1938 % Louvtrna Mick Such a personality is one of nature's gifts. Reainald Mills Study is a dreary thing so I don't do it. Dslmar Mitchsll A really earnest lad. Margarst Ellen Mitchell Cute, clever, and classy. Rolla Mitchell I like women — at a distance. I. T. Moake Better men are found, but wheret lohn Mondino Thinking is but waste of thought. J. A. Moore Don't study too much, you might learn some-thing. Virqinia Moore A merry heart is better than gold. Madge Murphy Sunny hair. sunny I smile, and a suwy disposition. Rex Murphy I'm a man of few words— scatter. Glen McCann Bewtre! I may yet do something sensational. Muriel McClintock A jolly girl, alxttoys looking for fun and I ready to laugh. Dewey McDonald Worry never made men great, why should I worryf Philip McManus A ladies' man is he. lohn McNulty Worry and I have nex'cr met. . Dita McReaken So modest and sweet as ever a maid could be. Evelyn McReynolds A nice girl to know. Pearl Naggie A little bit of bad is every good little girl. Erma Neilson Our oxen sinning coxv-girl. I LOUVERNA MICK—Spanish Club Secretary 37, O. G A 38. REGINALD MILLS—Basketball 34-35. DELMAR MITCHELL—Glee Club 34; Hi-Y 35-36-37-38; Secretary of Hi-Y 38; Pep Club 38. MARGARET MITCHELL—Girl Reserves; Pep Club RED BIRD Notes; O. G. A. ROLLA MITCHELL—S. O. S. Club 38. J. T. MOAKE—Hi-Y; Photography; Band; Orchestra. J. A MOORE—Photography Club; Science Club; Kennel Club. VIRGINIA MOORE—S. O. S. Club; Pep Club; Civics Club. MADGE MURPHY—Honor Society 37; Girls Quartette 37-38; Student Patrol 36-37-38; Annual Staff 37-38. REX MURPHY—Hi-Y; Senior Play Staff. MURIEL McCLINTOCK—Senior Play; Journalism; Girl Reserves; G. A A DEWEY McDON- ALD—Junior Play Staff 37; Honor Society 37. PHILIP McMANUS—Football 34-36; Latin 1. 2; Junior Play 37; Hi-Y. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THETHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Cloranc Neuhaui A swell fellinv to knotv. Oscar Nichols Often serious, often glad. Another tolly Senior lad. I. D Nicholson V phi hut himself can hi his Parallel. P. Nicholson l.verybody’s friend — nobody’s enemy. Charlos Nolan hope I don’t die soon the world needs great men like me. Bill Novick He means well and tU es well. Eddis Ovorick Pont study too much, you might learn something. Dais Owsley J don’t talk much but I think a lot. Lois Osee Little is her size but high are her ways. Frances Pavelich Her prey is but for one man. Virginia Perolio She’s a girl with snappy black eyes. Reaina Pesarski .Smite and the world smiles with you. Martin Petrasik ll’hen studies and football clash—let studies go to smash. Mary Ann Piute Her virtues are numbered by a score. Italine Prandini Silence is the most perfect herald of joy. Connie Punchard She’s where there is always a laugh and a giggle. Elisabeth Quayle f’m a man-hater but the Bible says "Love your enemies." Joe Radzunas A sincere boy of our class. limmy Robinson All great men are small. Angus Rodden The life of the party. OSCAR NICHOLS—Hi-Y; Rifle Club; Photography Club; Speech. JIMMIE NICHOLSON— Hi-Y; Junior Class Play; Model Airplane. JOHN D. NICHOLSON—Hi-Y, Model Airplane; Senior Play Cast. CHARLES NOLEN—Hi-Y; Junior Class Play; Band. BILL NOVICK— Rifle Club; Photography Club; Gladstone; Chamber of Commerce. LOIS OZEE—Spanish Club; Glee Club; G A A FRANCES PAVELICH—O. G A , G. A A. VIRGINIA PEROLIO— Junior Class Play. REGINA PESARSKI—Girl Reserves. MARTIN PETRASIK—Hi-Y 37-38; Vice-President of Sophomore Class 35; "F" Club 36-37; Model Airplane 34. MARY ANNE PLUTE—O. G A Club 38; Adv. Civics Club 38; Latin Club 37. ITALINE PRANDINI—G. A A.; Pep Club CONNIE PUNCHARD—Girl Reserves; S. O. S.; Band. ELIZABETH QUAYLE— Glee Club; Third Year Spanish Club; Girl Reserves; G A A JIMMY ROBINSON—O. G. A.; Glee Club; Spanish Club ANGUS RODDEN—Cheer Leader 37. Annual Sports Editor 38; Speech 37-38; Hi-Y 37-38. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PECTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Charlas Rota A rifle marksman is his aim. Dansal Rosa 1 don’t talk very much, hut I think a lot. Willia Rosa Let what will be. be; I’LL be IT and IT’LL be me. Frank Rymssa A good and quiet lad is he. Joa Sabolo Smash ’em and bust ’em. that’s his custom. Ann Savina Some may laugh and some may talk, but she does both. Charlas Saylor Bexvarel may yet do something sensational. Kannath Scott His looks are too good for words. Audray Shaw A quiet dignity and a charm of gentleness adheres. j Evalyn Shaw Her hair is no more sunny than her heart. Thalma Shaw A folly girl with a merry heart. Paul ShaHlar He sees few people— usually only one. Connia Shudinis As bright as a new • dollar. Mary Louisa Schumacha- Her beauty stars the earth with loveliness and worth. !o Ann Skok I love not man—He is too simple. Earl Smith, fr. Why don't we alu ays have a good Student President like him I Vara Smith Short but sweet, and hard to beat. Nevalla Sparks Bashful is the word for her. Waltar Stokowski I like the man who faces what he must. Jav'all Story On studies most my Jt mind is bent. CHARLES ROSE—Rifle Club; S. O. S. Club; Student Patrol. DANZEL ROSE—Rifle Club; S. O. S. Club; Gladstones; T Club. WILLIE ROSE—“F" Club; RED BIRD Staff. FRANK RYMSZA—Orchestra; Mikado Orchestra ANN SAVINA—Speech Club; Girl Reserves; G. A. A.; Advanced Civics Club. CHARLES SAYLOR—Glee Club 34; Model Airplane 34. AUDREY SHAW—S. O. S.; G. A A.; Girl Reserves; Style Club. EVELYN SHAW—Girls' Glee Club 35, 36. 37, 38; Sub Deb Club 36; Operetta 38; Spanish Club 37. THELMA SHAW—Junior Play Staff; Spanish Club 35, 36. PAUL SHEFFLER—Student Patrol 35, 36, 37. 38; Hi-Y 37-38; Science Club 38; RED BIRD Annual 38. CONNIE SHUDINIS—Honor Society; G. A. A.; O. G. A. MARY LOUISE SCHUMACHER—S. O. S; Student Patrol; Adv Civics Club. JO ANN SKOK—Glee Club 34-35; Junior Class Secretary; News Hounds 38; English Club 38. EARL SMITH. Jr.—Student Patrol; Hi-Y; Senior Play, Student Body President. VERA SMITH—S. O. S.; Annual Staff 38, G. A. A. 36. House of Rep. 37. JOE ; SABOLO— P' Club. NEVELLA SPARKS—Glee Club; S. O. S. Gladstones; Advanced Civics Club 37. JEWELL STORY—Science Club 38; Adv. Civics Club 37. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PfcTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Earlene Sutton She’s a merry lass and carols ail the day. leanne Tabor In truth why should such a Senior as she look sad! U Vo. Thames i tile he , hut care ■ . for I have all wool. Aidme Thompson I h ht hair and a sunny smile combined. Tommy Thompson A sleek-haired sheik is he. Dorothy Todd She's not a flower, she’s not a pearl, she's just a noble all-around 9 1- Bernard Ulrich A quiet little fellow whom all could like. Mary Vitko I’aluable gifts are often xvrapped in a simple package. Raldo Vittone Being athletic manager is his hobby. Wilma Vittono Fntertaining and cheerful. she can tell you an ear-lull. lohnnie Vogan To lose is not a sin, but I always try to win. Helen Wade Modest are her tvays. Bert Wall Trouble is soon enough when it comes. Rambert Wall lie's our singing cotv-hoy. Leon Walton Champion have we none to match this youth. Doreen Ward Honest and trusty and full of fluck. Letthus Weaver A friendly girl with a friendly smile. Virginia Wielt Fair is she to behold this maid of 17 summers. Phvllis Wentworth A truly stveet girl is she; her heart resembles a golden key. Ratheryn Wilkinson Altvays cheerful, never sad; altvays ready to make you glad. EARLENE SUTTON—Girl Reserves 35-36-37-38; Girls' Sextette 36; Operetta 38. JEANNE TABOR—Orchestra 35-36-37-38; Spanish Club 37-38; Adv. Civics 37. LA VAE THAMES— G A A Pres. 36-37. Pep Chib 35-36-37, Girl Reserves 36-37. TOM THOMPSON—"F" Club. DOROTHY TODD—Student Patrol 35-36-37-38; Business Manager of Junior Play 37; Honor Society 37; Typing Team 37. BERNARD ULRICH—Adv. Civics Club 37; Spanish Club 36-37. MARY VITKO—Girl Reserves 35; News Hounds 38; Adv. Civics Club 37; Secy, of Home Room 36. RALDO VITTONE—'T" Club. WILMA VITTONE—S. O. S. Club; G. A A.. Orchestra; Glee Club; Secy, of Senior Class. HELEN WADE—G. A. A.; Speech Club; Homecoming Play. BERT WALL—Photography Club. LEON WALTON—Hi-Y; S. O. S.; "F" Club; Band 35. DOREEN WARD—Latin Club; O. G. A LETTHUS WEAVER—Girl Reserves 36-37; Pep Club 36-37; Senior Play 38. Annual Staff 38 PHYLLIS WENTWORTH— Girl Reserves; Pep Club; Band and Orchestra; Senior Play. VIRGINIA WIELT—Band; Girl Reserves; Orchestra’ Commercial Club. KATHERYN WILKINSON—Girl Reserves 38; Band 35-36-37-38; Orchestra 35-36; Pep Club 36-37. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEQ,;THE REDBIRD OF 1938 B.ttv William. She'll always be a quern. Lydia William. A sweeter qirl you will never find. Eva Willmor. A very nice blonde. Fav Willmor. As smart as they make t hi 9 ft. Walt.rin. Witunski A qood pal who takes life as it comes and Nil'iv complains. Ernestine Wright Good natured. and a friend to all. Bob York Day by day in every way. think m« re and more of myself. Crac. Yurkoni. She is nice and fair with lauphinq eyes and qolden hair. BETTY WILLIAMS—Girl Reserves 36-38; Sophomore and Junior Attendant 36-37; Annual Staff 38; Football Queen 38. LYDIA WILLIAMS—O. G. A Club 38; Civics Club 37. EVA WILLIMORE—G. A. A. 35-36. FAYE WILLMORE—Spanish Club; Girl Reserves; Glee Club. WALTERINE WITUNSKI—Pres, of G. A A ; Pep Club; Freshman Attendant; Junior Play. ERNESTINE WRIGHT Spanish Club; Civics Club. BOB YORK—Paper Staff; Model Airplane Club; Band 35-36-37. GRACE YURKONIS—Civics Club. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE Pfethe REDBIRD OF 1938 CANDID CAMERA SHOTS PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEQOUR CLASS The present Junior Class started on its four years' journey in 1935. In our class we had 348 students. At the first meeting we chose Warren Brown for president, John Mills for vice-president, and Nick Levanti as secretary-treasurer. As freshman attendant to the football queen we selected Dorothy Lewis. Nick Levanti was our most outstanding athlete. In our second year we again elected Warren Brown to lead our class by a unanimous vote. Ed Mehok was elected vice-president and Loren Foster, secretary-treasurer. We were very proud again this year of Nick Levanti, who was chosen football captain of the varsity team. Marcia Palmer and Gladys Starkey were chosen as attendants to the football queen election. Our class sponsors were Miss Webb and Mr. Ely. Our class sponsors did such a fine job last year as sponsors that they were again chosen as class advisers by popular vote. We again elected Warren Brown to serve at the head of our class; for vice-president, we chose Steve Bernhard; for secretary, Georgiana Conner and for treasurer, Doris Purcell. We were represented in basketball by the following Juniors; Nick Levanti, Dante Pattarozzi, Bob Newton, Andy Patterson, Ed Goscinski, Don Howell, Earle Alexander, Bill Mauzy and Ed Peters. For football queen attendants we elected Marcia Palmer and Cecil Lois Cole. Our main activities this year included the Junior Play and the sponsoring of a benefit show. OUR OFFICERS WARREN BROWN—President Born in West Frankfort, March 19, 1921; attended Franklin and Central grade schools; was class president during his freshman, sophomore and junior years; is president of the Rifle Club, vice-president of the Student Patrol, and treasurer of the Hi-Y; served os right end on the second varsity football team He is a member of Pep, Science, Ping Pong, Latin and Kennel Clubs; traveling is his hobby; his ambition is to study medicine. STEVE BERNHARD—Vice-President Born in West Frankfort, March 29, 1921; attended St. John's Catholic School; graduated in 1935; played football for three years and was on the varsity this year; played one year of basketball. In 1933, he spent two months touring Texas and Old Mexico; favorite studies are mathematics and science. GEORGIANA CONNER—Secretary Born in West Frankfort, January 16, 1923; her life has been spent at her birthplace with the exception of two years, which were spent in Waukegan, Illinois. She attended Franklin and Central grade schools. Upon entering F. C. H S., she joined the Girl Reserves, acted as treasurer in '36 and '37 and vice-president in '37 and '38; she has also served as secretary for the Junior class this year; her interest is centered around mathematics, particularly Geometry; her ambition is to travel abroad and do some sort of research work in the foreign countries. DORIS PURCELL—Treasurer Born in West Frankfort. April 15, 1921; attended Lincoln and Central schools, entered F. C. H S. and became member of the orchestra, second lieutenant of the band, secretary for both the Kennel Club and Girl Reserves, and treasurer of the Junior class; hobbies are collecting stamps and reading; favorite subjects are civics and history; interested in Journalism. ■ ■ ■ I : PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOF THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Earle Alexander Bill Allen Lorene Allen Roberta Allen Mary Evelyn Austin Ed Barrett Leah Bonucci Evan Bowyer Leborn Bowyer Edith Boustead Bill Britton Harold Brown Warren Brown Bob Burke Carl Burpo Nellie Cable Frank Camp Kenneth Carroll Mary Cavalli Bill Champion Aileen Chomko Irene Clancy Irma Clark W. T. Clark. Jr. Elizabeth Claxton Loretta Cobb Cecile Cole Georgiana Conner L. E. Cowsert Afton Croslin THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLTHE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE tthe REDBIRD OF 1938 Muriel Mae Davis Mildred Denney Bill Donahue Audrey Downard Herbert Drake Mike Dynis Walter Eadie James Endicott Mary Frankie Elsie Gore George Gossett Jane Lee Griffin Richard Gwyn Geraldine Hartley Valeta Hendrix Presley Hill James Holland Conrad Holt Don Howell Mary Ice Paul Ice Erma Lee Jackaway Virginia Johnson Jessie Jones Marion Kairis Fred Kaylor Stella Kaylor Mary Kerzan Jack King Martha Koonce PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEC,rTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Lilian Koons Albert Kravens Rita Land Carl Lee Virginia Lehmbeck Bessie Lewis Dorothy Lewis Margaret Maddox Mildred Martin Tommy Martin Mary Martindale Dwight Mason Lorene Matelic Charles Matteson Nella Matthews Bill Mauxy Ed Mehok Herschell Miles John Mills Carl Moore Henry Murray Dorothy McCarnes Willis McCray Patricia McGee Eugene McManus Edith Nichols Elmyra Nichols Marcia Palmer Zoella Parkhill Bernadine Parkhurst PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PE THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Mary Parson Betty Lou Patterson Carl Patton Era Pavelich John Pearce H. R. Peters Homer Pikey Mildred Plasters Edna Pogoda Gertrude Punchard Doris Purcell Dorothy Ragan Joyce Regan Evan Renn Verna Lee Rich Alice Roberts Lucille Roberts James Rogers Raymond Roe Lorene Rose Wendell Ross Lodema Rowe Chester Sala Robert Shanks Doris Skeen fairy June Slayden Lois Smith Mary Lena Soulsby Mike Spontak Dorothy Stagner eople the people the people the people the people the PEOPLE THE PEOPfTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Neil Stewart Stella Stokes Tillie Stravinsky Andy Swinkunis Marcella Tabor Betty Thomas Sidney Thompson Mary Thornton Vina Tittsworth Barbara Todd Bill Turner Jacob Vanwey Vernon Veach Etoile Vineyard Anna Vitko Helen Vravick Emma Warren Rex Wasson George Weaver Addison Webb Don Webb Wallace Wentworth Jessie White Byford Young Anna Zalokar L. H. Henson Ernest Lingle Edward Lee Vivian Nelson Billy Peek f : PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE P0THE REDBIRD OF 1938 MORE CANDID SHOTS Mr. Queen. "Dante, can you name some indirect taxes? For example: sales tax, liquor tax, gas tax, etc. Now can you name any more?" Dante Pattarozzi: "Sure, carpet tacks." Miss Nooner: "In which one of his battles was Kifcg George killed?" Russell R. Duncan: "I'm pretty sure it was the last one." Betty Williams (to garbage man): "Yoo-hoo, am I late for the garbage?" Garbage man: "Certainly not, jump right in." Tommy Thompson: “Say Ed, what are the three most common words used?" Ed Chismar: "I don't know." Tommy: "That's right." :OPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPITOUR CLASS In the autumn of '36, we, the Sophomore Class, entered this institution of learning, boasting a larger enrollment than any other class. At our first class meeting we elected Miss Kelley and Mr. Hodges as our class sponsors, with Eugene Dodds, president; John Whiteside, vice-president, and Anna Marie Dodds, secretary-treasurer. Mary Dailey and Sallie Morris were attendants to the Football Queen. This year we are drawing a little nearer our goal under the guidance of Miss Cox and Mr. McClintock. We chose Eugene Dodds, president; Edwin Van Trease, vice-president; Robert Peavler, secretary; and Fred Batts, treasurer. While our attendants to the Homecoming Queen were Sue Henson and Sallie Morris. Under the able direction of our sponsors we held a banquet, which proved to be a very successful affair, in spite of the fact that this was the first time any such banquet had been attempted by the underclassmen. We hope that with the assistance of our present and future sponsors, we will be able to accomplish much in our Junior and Senior years, and be a credit to F. C. H. S. OUR OFFICERS EUGENE DODDS—President Born in West Frankfort on June 14, 1921; attended the Logan. Franklin and Central Schools in this city; is interested in music; is a member of the Glee Club and the Boys' Quartette Radio, collecting autographs and newspaper articles are his hobbies. His favorite subjects are English and Science. EDWIN VAN TREASE—Vice-President Born on February 4, 1923, in West Frankfort; attended Lincoln and Logan Schools. As a pastime he works at his father's filling stations, and upon graduation from high school intends to study and become a teacher. He went out for track in his freshman year and football this year. His favorite subjects are Mathematics and English. ROBERT PEAVLER—Secretary Born in Whittington, Illinois, on February 15, 1924; attended the grammar school in Whittington for seven years; moved to West Frankfort where he started to F. C H S. Mathematics is his favorite subject and Science is his hobby. FRED BATTS—Treasurer Born in the city of Benton, Illinois, on August 28, 1922, moved to West Frankfort where he attended Logan, Franklin and Central Schools. He then moved to California where he attended the Roosevelt Grammar School in Salinas. Moving to El Sassal. he went to the El Sassal Grammar School. From there he moved to Pacific Grove and attended the Pacific Grove Grammar School, then moved back to West Frankfort and attend the Central School; has an interesting hobby of collecting sea shells. ' E PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOTHE CLASS OF 1940 CLASS OFFICERS President— Eugene Dodds Vice-President— Edwin Van Trease Secretary— Robert Peavler Treasurer— Fred Batts THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PECTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Mr. Ely Homeroom 211 Miss Cox Homeroom 208A Mr. Bain Homeroom 207 'IRST ROW—Jean Echols. Maryiee Eckess. Don Eldndge. Carl Engram. Mane Evans. W D. Feltz. Julius Fenoglio. Kathryn Fleck. Gertrude Ferguson ECOND ROW—-Samuel Fleming, Francis Foder, Antoinette Forte. Pete Forte. Jack Foster. Loren Foster, Pauline Francis. Wanda Franklin. Gretchen Freeman H1RD ROW—Ida Fritts, Lillian Fulks, Jack Gabor. Lawrence Gallick, Billy Gann. Charles Gicaboski. Mary Alice Gwyn. Gene Gill. Farina Galio 'OURTH ROW—Anna Gregoms, Ruth Grouse. Lillian Groves. Anna Guidazzio. Oline Gunter. Lucille Gulledge. ’IRST ROW—Mauhene Carr, Virginia Cates, Mary L Chomko, Pansy Chomiak, Richard Clark, Maxine Clav, Jean Clemmons •ECONu ROW—Thomas Coleman. Henry Compa. Roy Connell. Minnie Compan, Margaret Contri, Wanda Con well, Vana Cook. Stanley Dziadus. HIRD ROW—Vernetta Cox. Earl Councel. Warren Cremer. Dorothy Cnm. Dorothy Cunningham. Mary Dailey, Fred Danany. ’OURTH ROW—Roy Davis. Ardell Davis, Aubra Denny. Eugene Dodds. Anna Marie Dodds. Fred Donini, Charles Dorris. ‘JFTH ROW—Lucille Dorris, Laverne Dossett, Mary Doty, Mary L. Downard, Tommy Dugger, Evelyn Durham, Grace Dwyer. TRST ROW—Miles Allen, William Allen, Wallace Androff. George Avery SECOND ROW—Katheren Bailey. Thelma Baren. Harold Barnett. Lowell Barty TURD ROW—Richard Carpenter. Lenora Carlisle. Salvatore Carbonari. Earl Capps OURTR ROW—Bill Cantrell, Dorothy Calvert, Kenneth Calhoun. Oneida Burton TFTH ROW—Charles Burba. Velma Browning, Jean Browning, Earnest Brock SIXTH ROW—Wallace Batts. Fred Batts. Earnest Batteau. Mane Bell SEVENTH ROW—Florence Bell, Lyle Beltz. Alice Lee Benbrook Billie Berstonis EIGHTH ROW—Joe Bertolotti. Hazel Bielskis. Mary Jane Boner. Henry Borella HNTH ROW—Glen Boustead. Ann Bowen. Tommy Boyer. IE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Miss Helming Homeroom 212 Miss Grant Homeroom 208 Mr. Hastie Homeroom 203 FIRST ROW—Clyde Mabry, J H Manion, lames Marks. Evelyn Marks SECOND ROW—John Marrvich, Vivian Martin, John Robert Martin. Dwight Mason. THIRD ROW—Mildred Matthews. Betty Lee Meagher, Madeline Meeks. Mary Mekota. FOURTH ROW—Thomas McKie. Mary McNulty. Myron McReynolds. Carl McReynolds FIFTH ROW—Billy Milham, Lucille Mills. Nellie Milton. Elmer Mitchell. SIXTH ROW—Marv Jane Mitchell. Lela Moore. Princess Moran. Sallie Morns SEVENTH ROW—lames Morrison. Elizabeth Morrison. lane Moseley, Lloyd Moseley. EIGHTH ROW—Kathleen Mundy. William Munsell, Zelma Murphy, Billie Musiol NINTH ROW—Aline Myers, Chester Nameth, Stanley Narusis. FIRST ROW—Walter Griffith, Berniece Hamilton, James Hancock, Helen Hand. Loren Hartley. Sherman Harvey, Velma Haynes, Alice Hayes. SECOND ROW—Phyllis Hayes, Bill Hays, Lyle Henley. Sue Henson. Clifton Hill, Harry Hogg. Jack Hogg. Iris Holder. THIRD ROW—Lorraine Holeman, Nadine Holoffe. Paul Howard, Joseph Horvath. Lunette Hubbard. James Hugnes Marauente Humphrey. Julia Jackamcz FOURTH ROW—Helen Jakuboski. Sidney James. Elma Ice. John Ice, Berniece Ice. Mary Irvin, Lorene Isaacs. Teanette Isaacs. FIRST ROW—James McCann, Betty McClosky, Helen Ruth McDonald. Katherine McDonald, James McFaddin, John McGuire. SECOND ROW—Mary Lyons. Albert Lyons. Gene Link. August Lingle, Pauline Lemmon, Paul Lemmon. Elizabeth Lamkins THIRD ROW—Ira Large. Jane Lawrence. Marcella Karroll, Ed Kathlynas, Bob Kelley. John King, Gloria Kirkpatrich. FOURTH ROW—Charlotte Koons. Martha Koptz. Fred Kovach. Mary Krolich, Reba Hughes. Ruth Jones. Thelma Jones. FIFTH ROW—Westley Jones, Earlene Johns. Virginia Johnson, Joyce Joplin, Irene Julian. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEG-THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Mr. Tucker Homeroom 209 Mr. Stone Homeroom 205 Miss Mikals Homeroom 210 FIRST ROW—Gertie Smothers, Tillie Thompson, Frances Thompson. Kenneth Tombhn SECOND ROW—Helen Turkely, Pete Valosio, Edwin Van Tiease, John Vincent THIRD ROW—Joe Wadeski. Betty Waite, Mary Edna Walker. Maxine Wall. FOURTH ROW—Geraldine Walton. Glen Ward, Geraldine Webster. Lyle Weeks. FIFTH ROW—John Whiteside. Jesse White. J. D White, Bill Wilkerson SIXTH ROW—Bill Williams, David Williams, Bill Williams. Jack Williams. SEVENTH ROW—Leon Williamson. Isaac Wilmore. Margie Wineke. Earl Woods. EIGHTH ROW—Josephine Wysup, Ortensia Yattoni. Alberta Young. Albert Zukosky. FIRST ROW—John Rushiewiski. Albert Sabosky, Eugene Sailly, La Vern Sanders. Genvieve Savalick. Alfred Savinsky. Dorothy Scarlett, Vivian Sears. Kathryn Shackelford SECOND ROW—Pauline Sharp. Alte Shnver, June Sibley, Harold Silevan. Margie Simmons. Ruth Ann Simonds. Doris Simpson. Fairy June Slayden. Imogene Slayden. THIRD ROW—Alice Smith. John Smodilla. Wayne Smothers, Raymond Spaven. June Spencer, Joe Stanes, Joe Stanish, Charles Stewart. FOURTH ROW—Helen Mae Stone. Victor Struckle. Elsie Summers, Mary Sweet. Leon Swinkunas, Jenny Tedeski, Fay Thames, Hosea Thomas. FIRST ROW—Wanda Neal, Fountain Neal, Helen Neal, Mary Nolen, Steve Novinsky. Evelyn Odle, Edward Odle. SECOND ROW—Virginia Osborne. Clara Otterson. Eugene Otterson. Walter Pogoda. Une Allen Parkhill, Margaret Patrich, J. O. Patton. THIRD ROW—Anna Pauiitch, Robert Peavler. Kenneth Peffer, Myra Perry, James Perry, Junior Philiparte, John Pracyk. FOURTH ROW—William Prusaczyk, Helen Ragland, Dorothy Rains, Alex Ramsey, Dorothy Ranson, Harold Rauback, Rose Renik. FIFTH ROW—Helen Renn, Ivan Renn, Eddie Rennie, Velta Marie Rose. Willie Rose. Mary Jane Rowles, Lena Rumsey. r PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THEOUR CLASS In the fall of 1937, about three hundred and fifty students gathered from in and around West Frankfort, and started to F. C. H. S. for the first time. In the beginning, they wandered bewilderingly through the corridors trying to find where they belonged, but soon became adjusted and moved rapidly as a united group. At our first meeting the Freshmen elected officers. Sammy Hancock was elected president; Jack Shearer, vice-president; Frank Chornak, secretary; Marsolie McFaddin, treasurer. The Freshman class also elected as sponsors, Miss Neva Pearl Gloyd, and Mr. Robert B. Eadie. We Freshmen have no definite history up to the present, but expect to have our share the next three years. OUR OFFICERS ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ J SAMUEL HANCOCK—President Born on February 8. 1924, in West Frankfort, Illinois; moved to the country at the age of four where he lived for about two years; moved back to West Frankfort; spent his first six grades at Franklin School of this city; then went to Central School. His favorite sports are baseball and basketball. JACK SHEARER—Vice-President Born in West Frankfort, April 10, 1923; attended five schools which are: Edwards, Franklin, Lincoln, Central, and High School. His hobby is making model airplanes; favorite subject is shop. MARSOLIE McFADIN—Treasurer ■ ■ i" ■ _ Born in Herrin, Illinois on September 17, 1923; attended two schools— Lincoln and Logan Her favorite pastime is swimming; favorite subject this year is Human Health. FRANK CHORNAK—Secretary Born in Zeigler, Illinois, April 26, 1923; attended Franklin and Joiner Schools; graduated from Joiner in 1937, He took part in baseball, basketball and track; served as Captain of the basketball team while attending Joiner school. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOF - Mr. Summerville's Homeroom 109 Miss Nooner's Homeroom 110A FIRST ROW—Gene Powell, Ralph Powell. Reno Prandini. Charles Presley. SECOND ROW—Elmer Price. Giendine Purcell, Lucille Rainey, Arthur Ragan THIRD ROW—Peggy Ragan Wanda Roy, Muriel Reed, Edward Reach. FOURTH ROW—Russel Reid, Lyndell Render. Ollie Mae Richard, Charles Rivi FIFTH ROW—Mable Margaret Robinson, Dorothy Roe. Alice Rodden, Bernard Rodden SIXTH ROW—Harold Rotramel, James Rotramel, Sybil Rotramel, Maxine Roye. SEVENTH ROW—Billy Russel, John Russell. John Ryai, Earl Scarlett EIGHTH ROW—Joan Schumn, Margaret Seagle, Charles Sharlo, Juanita Shaw NINTH ROW—Elsie Mae Sheaifer FIRST ROW—Juanita Moore, Sarah Ellen Moore. Clyde Morgan. Leon Morgan. Waiter Wells Kenneth Morris. SECOND ROW—Paul Morris, Rose Morrison, John Mutchek. Glen Nichols. Ida Nichols, Edward Nolen, Beula Odum. THIRD ROW—Billy Odum, Beulah Owsley. Richard Owsley. Violet Owsley. Earlean Parks, Wiltred Passine, Wilma Patchet. FOURTH ROW—Louise Peck. Mary Ann Peek. John Thomas Penman. Billy Don Peterson. Helen Peterson, Jerry Pharis, Quentin Pinkham FIFTH ROW—Patricia Pittman, William Pittman, Betty June Plantec, John Palic, Lewis Posey. Mn. Tucker's FIRST ROW—Jack Shearer, Lavern Short, Katheryn Simmons, Delores Simpson, Inez Simpson, Rollie Sims, Bob Sinks. Homeroom 107 SECOND ROW—Mary Lee Sisney, Emogene Slayden, Ozetta Smith, Robert Smith, Thelma Smith, Vicki Smodilh. James Sparks. THIRD ROW—Arletha Specker, John Spontak, Sylvia Stanes, Clarence Stodghill, Anna Stravinsky, Maxine Southerland. John Sullivan. FOURTH ROW—Carrol Talley, Evelyn Tarns, Wilma Tennant, Joseph Testa, Richard Thurman, Joe Tomblin, Edward Tominshek. OPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE TlMrs. Launius' Homeroom 106 Miss Nave's Homeroom 102 FTRST ROW—Vivtan Green. John Grosco. Mary Grove . Loi Maxine Grubbs SECOND ROW—Joe Guminski. Charolotte June Hall, Murtal Hammer . Sammy Hancock. THIRD ROW—Roy Hand. Wanda Hand, Betty Harper, Charles Harper. FOURTH ROW—Neva Have . Imogene Hayes. Ruth Evelyn Haye . John Hawkins FIFTH ROW—Dorthy Hesier. Christine Helsley, Robert Hendrix Jewell Dee Henely. SIXTH ROW—Betty Fern Henson. Gladys Hicks. Gene Hill, John Robert Hill SEVENTH ROW—Evelyn Hogstrom. J-Ierbert Holland. Imogene Holland. Mary Lou Holland EIGHTH ROW—Letha Jo Horrell. Louise Horrell, Earl Horsley. Neda Mae Humphrey. NINTH ROW—Geraldine Irby, Eugene Irvin. FIRST ROW—Ben Dawson. William McClellan, Theresa McCray, Marsalis McFadin. Anna McGhee, Darrell McGhee. Maxine McGovern. William McKee. Jack McKnown SECOND ROW—Robert McNeely. James McPhail. Herbert Maise. Walter Maki. Freda Marks. Jeanny Marshal, Virginia Martin, John Ralph Mayer, Delores Mayernick THIRD ROW—Josephine Mayhand, Edith Medinica. Daphna Melvin. Don Melvin. Myrldeen Melvin. Rosetta Melvin. Violet Melvin. Jackie Merritt. FOURTH ROW—John Micknovich. Glenn Mick, Mary Mickalic. John Mikaluskas, Vernon Mills, Clyde Mings, Homer Minton. Johnnie Minton. Ruby Minton FIFTH ROW—Justina Miskowsky. Mane Mitchell, Virginia Mitchell. Marion Moake. Bert Moore, Eugene Moore. Mr. McClintock's FIRST ROW—Betty Isaacs, Geraldine Isaacs Mona James, Steve January, Edith Johnson. Rena Johnson. Thomas Jones. Joseph Kaneversky. William Keaster Homeroom 110 SECOND ROW—Charles Kincheloe. Mary Ellen Kinison. Mary Kina. Matt King, Dons Kink. Maxine Kneomyer, Mary Lou Koontz, Dinah Krrnpatic. Geraldine Las well. THIRD ROW—Tony Lauksman. J. W Lee. Otto Lenich. Rudolph Lenich. Tony Levanti. Alice Mae Link. Charles I ntn r, Billy Little, louis Loftus FOURTH ROW—Blanche Lucas. Ann Lynch. Bernice Lyons. Pat Lyons. Ed McAllister. Richard McCann. Odis McClellan, Martha Jean McCord, Ella Margaret McCrary. PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PECMis Kelley's Homeroom 103 Miss Gloyd's Homeroom 104 PLE THE PEOPLE F1K T ROW—Jane Bohannon, Billey Donley. Walter Dolson, Charles Edward Drake SI-COND ROW—Val Gene Dudenbostle. Wayne Dugger. Kenneth Duncan. Russel Duncan THIRD ROW -Julia Dyne. Loran Eldndge. Connard Engram. Paul Enrietta FOURTH ROW—June Eppenheimer, Lorene Essary. O W Etters. Arthur Eubanks FIFTH ROW—Charles Evans, Yvonne Evans, Emma Ferreri, George Filkm SIXTH ROW—Peggy Fitzgerald, Margaret Flatte. John Flonan. Frank Fodon SEVENTH ROW—Imogene Foster. Geraldine Fravel. J G Fullman. Irene Furges EIGHTH ROW—Glona Galli, Eula Gamble. Ruby Nell Gann. Bob Gardner NINTH ROW—Verla Mae Gassage, Irene Gelso. Sylvia Gicabozi. Odell Gills TENTH ROW—Josephine Gore, Claud Gower. Eugene Graves Imogene Gray ELEVENTH ROW—Virgil Gray, Mary Greenwood. Harold Loyd Lodge FIRST ROW—Maurice Bristow. Loyd Broskie, Jack Buerkel. Bennie Bullington. Billy Burns. Margaret Burpo. Mike Butta, Pauline Calahand SECOND ROW—June Calvert. Mary Camanich. lohn Campbell, Norma Cantrell, Ostiglio Carbonari, Troy Carpenter, John Chapman. Frank Charnak THIRD ROW—Eugene Clark, Ruth Clark. J W Clem. Otis Colvin, Allandale Conaughty, Lena Contri, Margaret Covert. Dan Cox. FOURTH ROW—Earl Croslin, William Culbertson, George Curran, Willie Dananay. Johnny Darnell, Ben Davis, Irene Davis. Irene Dawson FIFTH ROW—Erma Denny. Oscar Depriest. Freda Dillon. Betty Lou Ditterline, Richard Donini. Joseph Magor. THE PEOPLITHE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE 1Mm Webb's Homeroom 108 Mr. Changnon's Homeroom 101 FIRST ROW—Kendall Uhls, Virginia Uhls, Margaret Vans. Clyde Vineyard. Rose Wach. Cleve Wade. Betty Waite, Betty Ward SECOND ROW—Herman Ward, Earle Watson, Bill Wazonk, Beverly Weaver. Geraldine Weaver. Byford Webster. Betty White, Cecil White THIRD ROW—Robert White, Wayne Wilburn, Verna Mae Wildy, Bob Will. Versa Irene Williams. Isaac Wilmore, Wanda Wilson, Carol Winn FOURTH ROW—Mary Margaret Wolfe. Eugene Woodburn. John Woods. Emily Wysup, Roy Young. Eddie Zukosky, Elaine Zwick. (Pictures On Opposite Page) FIRST ROW—Cora loan Abston, Beverly Albert. Joan Alexander SECOND ROW—Voltaire Allard, Gorden Allen. John Thomas Anderson. Luther Antilim. Douglas Arnett. Junior Arview, Warren Bailey THIRD ROW—Nello Baldi, Cecil Baker. Betty June Beams. Carl Beard. Arthur Benedetti. Louise Bennett. Mary Louise Bernhard FOURTH ROW—William Blades. Ernestine Blue. Mary Francis Boggia. Charles Bolen, Wayne Book. Daizy Boozer, Floyd Borek FIFTH ROW—Annie Bozic. Clay Dean Boyer, Mildred Boyer, Vera Boyer. Eudora Bowers. Luther Bradly. ’EOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOPLE THE PEOThe club program of our high school is an important phase of school life These club activities afford the student additional opportunity to follow the particular kind of work in which he is most interested. There are two types of clubs; curricular and extra-curricular. The curricular clubs are those which meet on school time, the extra-curricular are those which meet outside of school hours. The ability of the group to work together as a unit upon a common topic of interest develops not only club unity, but individual responsibility, sociability and leadership. There are approximately thirty clubs in our school, the majority of which are extra-curricular. F. C. H. S. has a point system for extra-curricular activities. A well organized point system may be a measuring tool for encouraging, guiding, and directing student activities. It has been set up for five distinct purposes: (a) To encourage student participation in extra-class activities through the offering of point awards; (b) To provide an equitable credit allowance for all of the activities; (c) To restrict participation of any one student within a certain limit and thereby make more opportunities for a greater number of students, (d) To serve as a disciplinary measure by demerits given for breaches of conduct against the student society, (e) To serve as a basis for determining honors and awards. Some of our club organizations function as pe;-manent groups, continuing from year to year. Let us note a few reasons why some school groups continue year after year while others die. Adult leadership, willing to sacrifice time and talent in making an attempt to understand and initiate, goes a long way toward laying a lasting foundation for a student organization. Affiliation with state and national organizations plays an important part in the life or death of any group. Clubs and organizations function and continue to exist only when there is a will, on the part of the membership, to strive for a definite purpose. Clubs interest students most when definite work is presented and the program of work is organized. In addition to the older clubs which have been in existence in our school, this year finds several new groups or organizations operating as clubs for the first time. The following list contains the names of these new groups: (1) Latin Club (Phi Epsilon); (2) Science Club; (3) Ping Pong Pros, (4) 13 Aces; (5) Kennel Club; (6) Hobby Club. In general the purpose of organizing these new clubs was to offer to the student a wider scope of knowledge, that is, to increase his or her opportunities for a fuller, more balanced education. In other words to allow the student to develop his or her talent or ability better than he had heretofore been able to do. These new clubs are described more in detail under their picture on other pages in this book IR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THI B ________________.THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Betty takes part in other school activities as a member of O. G. A., Girl Reserves, and Glee Club. She is an able student with a grade average of 3.31. Upon receiving her diploma she plans to attend Western Laboratory Technician School in Minneapolis, Minn. Betty's hobby is collecting various kinds of toy dogs and swimming is her favorite sport. Our past Football Queens beginning with 1927 are as follows: In '27, Charlotte Webb; None in '28; '29, Esther McCollum; '30, Evelyn Hayes; '31, Frances Kirby; '32, Dorothy Sawyer; '33, Dorothy Cockran, '34, Olean Cook; '35, Betty Limerick; '36, Hilda Ramsey; '37, Nancy Rogers and in '38, Betty Williams. OUR FOOTBALL QUEEN Betty Williams "Football Queen” of the Class of "38” was bom Nov. 25, 1919, in West Frankfort, Illinois. She has answered the roll call in the East Moline School, East Side School in Johnston City and in F. C. H. S. After graduating from the eighth grade in Johnston City, she entered F. C. H. S. where she was elected to be an attendant to the queen her sophomore year, Maid of Honor in "37” and Football Queen in "38." EIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR iTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 OUR STUDENT PRESIDENT Back in 1921, just one day before George Washington's birthday, Earl Smith Junior was born. His mother, like all American Mothers no doubt, dreamed presidential dreams for her son. Little Earl, after he reach school age, went to the Edwards school and was graduated from the Central. Entering F. C. H. S. the fall of 1934, he began to amass both knowledge and friends. Earl stayed close to his books the first three years and found his steady application to classroom work rewarded when at the close of his junior year he was elected student body president. After attaining the highest student office he not only continued to do good class work, but this year he has occupied a place in the school limelight through the Senior play, Hi-Y, Student Patrol, Rifle Club, S. O. S. and Gladstones. He is even going out for track. Always courteous, friendly and co-operative Earl has not only realized his fondest high school dreams but has helped to make school a better place by his unstinted service to students and faculty alike. Being bom before the first president s birthday may have been a good omen, yet it may be more true to say that honor was bestowed because that honor was earned by unfailing application to duty. , R DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEIHONOR SOCIETY The students in the Honor Society are selected from the Junior and Senior classes. The present members are all seniors and were selected last year by a faculty vote. Scholarship, leadership, character, and service are the four requirements for National Honor Society membership. STUDENT PATROL The Student Patrol was organized in 1929 under the sponsorship of Mr and Mrs. Tucker. The Patrol strives to aid the student body for the general welfare of the school. One of the foremost characteristics of the patrol is to secure the goodwill of the students by politeness. This year it seems to have reached its goal due to the co-operation of the students. The Student Patrol is the only executive student body in F. C. H. S. This year the Patrol has had one of its best years due to the fine leadership of its president. s. o. s. (Students' Order of Shorthand) The purpose of the S. O. S. Club is to promote interest and to increase speed in shorthand and typewriting, and to secure practical information from the business men and women of the city. The nautical idea is carried out in the club. At each meeting during the term the club is favored by a talk from some business man or woman. Each member keeps a record of club activities in a club scrapbook. O. G. A. (Order of Gregg Artists) The O. G. A. is composed of students taking the second year of shorthand and typing. Its purpose is to promote speed and accuracy and acquaint the students with the business world. Club meetings are held each Friday and programs are arranged by appointed committees. EIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDSHonor Society Sponsor—Miss Kelly Student Patrol President— Madge Murphy Vice-President— Warren Brown Secretary-Treasurer— Edward Mehok F ounded—1929. Sponsors— Mr. and Mrs. Tucker s. o. s. (Students' Order o| Shorthand) Term Presidents— —Fredrick Bedokis —Earl Smith —Leon Walton Sponsor—Mrs. Tucker Founded—1935. O. G. A. (Order of Gregg Artists) Term Presidents— —Betty Mae Crain —-Lawanda Horsley —Johnnie Vogan F ounded— 1927. Sponsor— Mrs. Vonnie Wade DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THI-Y The purpose of Hi-Y is "To create, maintain and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character." There are four planks in the Hi-Y platform: clean living, scholarship, speech and athletic. The Hi-Y club was first introduced into F. C. H. S. by Rev. Paul Smith in 1925. Meetings are held each Monday night. Many activities have been enjoyed the past year: a hallowe'en party, a valentine party with the Girl Reserves, Father and Son banquet and the senior farewell banquet. The club had twenty-nine delegates at the Older Boys' Conference which was held in Marion, January fourth and fifth. Our Hi-Y sent the largest delegation. The club made donations to the National Hi-Y. The Red Cross, The Salvation Army, pays for the paper in the library and sells candy for the athletic fund at the basketball games. GIRL RESERVES The Girl Reserve Club has as its motto, "To find and give the best." During the past year our club tried to live up to its purposes through its activities. At Thanksgiving the girls bring food and prepare baskets for the needy. Money is taken from the treasury at Christmas to buy toys for unfortunate children. The club meets each Wednesday after school and discusses different problems. They have short programs to add to their entertainment. Each year the girls try to have a Mothers' Day Banquet. “F" CLUB The "F" Club was organized for all the boys of F. C. H. S. who, through their hard work in football, basketball, or track have won their “F" token. This year the football men each received a letter featuring the word "Champs" on a cardinal background with "Big Eleven" down one side. A small football is at the upper left corner and the year at the bottom. RED BIRD NOTES During this year the "Red Bird Notes" has been a weekly product of a fixed staff. This is the first year the paper has not changed staffs each six weeks. Also for the first time, the paper is not published on school time. The permanent paper staff has proved more efficient and dependable than the "six weeks" staffs of former years. It is hoped that this year's paper will be placed in the first division of the National Scholastic Press Association. [R DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDSHi-Y Pres. Robert Collins V -Pres.—Joseph Forgatch Sec y—Delmar Mitchell Treas Warren Brown Sponsor Mr. McClintock Ass t Sponsor—Mr. Eadie The Club was organized in 1925. Girl Reserves Pres. Kathleen Meagher Vice-President— Georgiana Conner Sec'y—Doris Purcell Treasurer— Ruth Mae Higgerson Co-Sponsors— Miss Grant Miss Helming The club was organized in 1927. F Club Pres.—Harry Banycky Sec'y-Treas.— Willie Smith Sponsor— Coach Changnon The club was organized in 1925. Red Bird Notes Editor-in-ChieJ— Charles F. Martin Managing Editor— Orlie Wharry Ass t Editors— Rebecca Alexander Margaret Grosco Adv. Mgr.—Lorene Allen Adviser—Miss Alice Hoye This club was organized in 1935. IR DEEDS THEIR DEED:LOS GAUCHOS The third year Spanish Club meets once every two weeks at Mrs. Wilson's home. During the meeting the members speak only in Spanish. This helps the members to speak better Spanish. PHI EPSILON CLUB The club under the sponsorship of Miss Cox, was renamed this year. The colors are purple and gold and the motto is "Let There Be Light," while they remember their language with the song "Longa, Longa, Via." The programs during the semester have consisted of parties, and movie picture slides of Julius Caesar and of Rome. They plan to have a lawn party and a hay ride in the near future. SCIENCE CLUB This club was organized late in January, 1938. At the first meeting there were thirty members present. The purpose of the club is to acquaint students with ideas or information in science that is not given in the regular high school science courses. Scientific information is not confined to one branch of science alone, but includes scientific topics in general. The methods used to impart such information consists of the following: 1. Oral talks by members assisted by the sponsors. 2. Demonstrations conducted by members and sponsors. 3. Field trips to various spots in Southern Illinois. THE THIRTEEN ACES The 13 Aces was organized under the sponsorship of Mrs. Launius at the beginning of this year. The members chose as their club colors, green and white. Their motto is, “Batt 'em and Beat 'em." The club constitution allows only 13 members in the club. The thirteen hope to live up to their name and form a tradition in the school. IR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS IPhi Epsilon Club Consul—Eugene (Alexander) Dodds Praetor—John (Brutus) Pearce Scribe—Carl (Julius) Burpo Quaestor—Georgiana (Portia) Conner Sponsor—Miss Cox The club was formed January, 1937. Science Club This club was organized this year. Co-Sponsors— Mr. Crowell Mr. Stone 13 Aces Pres.—Elizabeth Heaton V.-Pres.—Vivian Martin Secy.-Treas.— Mary Ann Peek Sponsor—Mrs. Launius The club was organized ‘his year. )EEDS THEIR DEEDS Los Gauchos Pres—Frederick Bedokis V Pres—Vernon Hoppers Sec y—Evelyn Kelly Committee Chairman— Rebecca Alexander Sponsor—Mrs. Wilson The club was organized in 1934.RIFLE CLUB Here comes the Sharpshooters—Bang! Bang! But don't get alarmed— they are just target practicing. The Rifle Club was organized by Mr. Wayne Ely in 1935. It has showed much improvement and is rated as one of the major clubs of school. The purpose of the club is to promote good marksmanship and to teach safety in the use of firearms. The club Meets are at night once a week. Each week shows a decided improvement in the scores of the shooters. ART CLUB The Art Club was organized last year, under the sponsorship of Miss Webb. Art Club selected a suitable name, the members voted to call it "Webb's Art Workers." The purpose of this club is to create interest in various phases of art such as: oil paintings, scenery, cartoons, water coloring, printing, figure drawing and other phases. KENNEL CLUB This club was organized this year under Mr. Ely's sponsorship. They are endeavoring to make a success of it and to establish a tradition in the school. The purpose of the Kennel Club is to "Know Your Dog Better." During this year they plan to sponsor two dog shows. HOBBY CLUB The Hobby Club was organized in the early part of the first semester having as its sponsor. Mr. Summerville. The club is divided into different departments, mainly Model Airplane and Electricity. The aim of the club is to promote interest in aviation. The membership is near fifty. RDEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR IRifle Club I Sponsor—Mr. Wayne Ely Pres.—Warren Brown V.-Pres.—Ralph Shaeffer I Sec y—Dale Summers I Pub Mgr.—Jack Howe I Established in 1935. Art Club President—Julia Koscel f V.-Pres.—Marion Kairis Sec'y—Holly Freeman Sponsor—Miss Webb The Art Club was organized last year. i r Kennel Club f Pres.—Robert Collins V.-Pres.—Charles Ashby Sec y—Doris Purcell Treasurer— Margaret Maddox Sponsor—Mr. Ely The Kennel Club was organized early this year. Hobby Club Presidents— Ralph Sheaffer John Michnoricz V.-Pres.—Matt King Gen. Bus. Manager— Walter Norbet Sponsor— Mr. Summerville This club was organized the early part of this vear. tfR DEEDS THEIR DEIG. A. A. The purpose of the club is to develop good sportsmanship among the girls and to increase their love for athletics and outdoor life. The major activities this school term have been ping pong, deck tennis, shuffle-board, horseshoes, tap-dancing, baseball, basketball, volleyball, and hiking. PEP CLUB The Pep Club tries to introduce new yells to the entire student body and create interest in the football and basketball games. The club meets each Monday after school and practices new yells. They presented a short one-act play before the student body the first semester entitled "The Modem Operation." PING PONG PROS The purpose of the Ping Pong Pros is to develop interest in the game, with the hope that in the future it may become a school sport, with regular schedules, both intramural and interscholastic. The club was organized this year with ten charter members. The club is expected to have a much larger membership. PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Photography Club was organized in 1933 with Mr. Walston as sponsor. Since organization it has grown steadily until this year the membership at the first meeting was thirty-five. The purpose of the club is to aid in a further understanding of the elements of good picture-taking and to assist with picture work done for the annual and other school publications. Meetings this year were held each Thursday after school at which time discussions and darkroom demonstrations were held. :IR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDS THEIR DEEDSG. A. A. , President— ¥ Walterine Witunski V.-Pres.—Marcia Palmer I Sec'y—Albina Radzunas Asst Secy— Mary L Bernhard Treas.—Connie Shudinis | Hiking Capt.— Irene Clancy I Sponsor— Miss Monica Mikals The club was formed in .1 1922. Pep Club Pres —Carl Black , , V.-Pres.-—Betty Waite Sec'y-Treas.— Eugene Dodds Cheer Leaders— Johnnie Whiteside Tommy Martin Sponsor—Mr. Bain The Club was organized this year. Ping Pong Pros Pres.—Charles Martin V.-Pres.—John Mills Sec'y—Edwin Grubbs . Treasurer— r Clarence Neuhaus Sponsor—Mr. Rosan The Club was organized this year. Photography Club Pres.—Ralph Shaeffer V.-Pres.—Bill Novick . Sec'y-Treas.— John Thomas Moake Sponsor—Mr. Walston The club was organized in 1933. :ds their deedsModem psychologists claim that the knowledge of and the ability to play a number of games that require physical activity are great factors in the development of a pleasing personality. A pleasing personality to a large extent determines how well we will get along in this modem world. Let us hope that in the near future we can offer all boys and girls a physical education program that will give them a chance to develop their bodies as well as their minds. A well rounded education cannot neglect the physical side. An effort is made each year to present a variety program in the field of dramatics. Ordinarily a mystery-comedy will be balanced by a good comedy-drama or drama in the field of the two class plays. The operetta meets the need for expression in both music and speech. Outside of the foregoing the speech department gives acting experience to its members through the medium of one-act plays for special occasions such as contests, Christmas, and assembly programs. The general aid is to provide an opportunity for many rather than for the chosen few. The music department strives to give training and encouragement to its members, and help them to enjoy fully the beauty of good music. Moreover it provides the students with a worthwhile interest in the fine arts and the more cultural side of life. By participating in the various music organizations the students develop a good sense of dependability, perseverence, co-operation and leadership. The department tries not only to improve the talents of its performers, but to improve the school's appreciation of good music. To the school it lends its support in its activities and furnishes entertainment for school functions and civic organizations. The function of a high school is more than merely offering classes for the study of certain courses provided in the curriculum. It includes training in citizenship, character, culture, personality and those things which are of fundamental importance to every individual regardless of his educational status. Our school has provided an abundance of assembly programs intended to offer just that type of training. The programs have included cultural programs, character programs, educational programs and programs of clean entertainment. During the school year at least thirty such programs are offered. We hope they have been instrumental in serving the purpose for which they are intended. R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONSTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Changnon Hodges McClintock Eadie OUR COACHES Director of Athletics — Coach Stanley A. Changnon This is Coach Changnon's third year as Athletic Director here. In those three years he produced two championship football teams. His basketball teams also rank high and he has produced some of the best players in the conference. It may be truthfully said that his hopes are high for having the best football and basketball teams in the history of F. C. H. S. next year We will be watching and waiting, Coach. Assistant Coach Harlan C. Hodges Track Mentor Harlan C. Hodges has done exceptionally well with the track teams during his three years in that department. His teams are always rated the best. Mr. Hodges is also coach of the second teams in football and basketball. His football team this past year never lost a game and was considered the best in this section of the state. Our hats are off to you Mr. Hodges, and may you continue your fine work. Assistant Coach Harry W. McClintock To Mr. McClintock we must give much credit for he has a difficult job in coaching the freshmen in the three branches of our athletics. He has never complained, though, and for that we must give him double credit and thanks. Many of the best athletes of West Frankfort had their first instructions from Mr. McClintock and then onward he sent them to their glory and stardom in the field of athletics. Statistician Robert B. Eadie Mr. Eadie's work lies chiefly in dealing with statistics on the games and track meets. He is ready to render his services at any and all events. Mr. Eadie also handles the Freshmen football hopes for the first four or five weeks of each fall and after instructing them in the preliminary fundamentals of the game, sends them on to Mr. McClintock for further instruction. ]IR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVER’.THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERS.'Q B ° right: Gicabosi. Saboto. Rose. Chismar. Walton. Smith. Banycky. Standing, loft to right: Coach Changnon. Patterozzi. Bernhard. Book. Lsvanti, Thompson. Ovrick. ■ DolUnock. Potrasik. Mgr. Vittona. New T Smit H Gicaboz I Chisma R Pe T Banyck Y on rasik S abolo Ros E Le V anti Patt E rozzi Delle N eck C Book Bern H ard W A lton Tho M pson P atterson S abolo .■ THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS TH:THE REDBIRD OF 1938 1937 FOOTBALL RESULTS Red Birds 26 — Zeigler 0 The Red Birds opened their first of a seven game home schedule with a fine victory over Zeigler to a tune of 26 to 0. Speed, power, and backfield strategy sufficient to score four touchdowns and two extra points gave the Cardinals a clean victory. Red Birds 13 — Decatur 0 Decatur came to Frankfort for a return game with the Red Birds. The Birds were after a revenge for their last year's 6 to 0 loss and dumped the visitors 13 points to a goose egg. Red Birds 59 — Carterville 0 The Red Birds got it into their blood that they had a pretty good team by winning two straight games They proved their feeling and went on to trounce Carterville. 59 to 0. Another goose egg for Frankfort's oponents. Red Birds 7 — Harrisburg 6 The Harrisburg Bull Dogs marred the Red Bird's scoreless slate for the first time this season by completing a pass that proved good for a touchdown They also held our Birds to only seven points in a very tough battle on Harrisburg's grassy field. It was a close game, but we are glad that it gave the Birds a 7 to 6 victory. Red Birds 33 — Herrin 6 The Red Birds returned home again and encountered with the scrappy Tigers from Herrin. Battling like champs the first half, holding the Red Birds Wonder team to one touchdown, and then tieing them in the third quarter, six to six. their defense fell and the Birds went on to an easy victory. It's number five for our Birds so far. Red Birds 62 — DuQuoin 0 Running wild the entire game the Red Bird Wonder Team set back the DuQuoin Indians on our field by their biggest score of the season. 62 to 0. They had enough tough battling for two weeks straight and decided to go on a rampage. It's number 6 for our boys. Red Birds 7 — Centralia 7 The Red Birds motored to Centralia with the hope of making it number seven in a row and avenge their last minute defeat of last year. They started off in the first quarter by making a long drive up the field and on to a touchdown. But that was all of their scoring for that night and the Centralians pushed over seven points in the third quarter which made the game end at 7 to 7. Red Birds 14 — Johnston City 0 Armistice Day was celebrated with a double meaning this year when the Red Birds Wonder Team scored a Homecoming triumph over the Johnston City Indians by a score of 14 to 0 Approximately fifteen hundred people witnessed this game and saw the Birds go into a co-lead with Carbondale for the Big Eleven Championship title. This game was marked with plenty of rough action and thriling plays. Red Birds 14 — Murphysboro 6 The Birds had another hard battle with the Murphysboro Red Devils, but defeated them 14 to 6. This encounter was the last home game for the Birds this year and was played in bitter cold weather with snowflakes falling the first half of the game It was their eighth victory without a defeat and only Benton stood between them and the Conference title. Red Birds 20 — Benton 0 Before a gay and enthusiastic crowd of about four thousand sDectators the Re4 Birds scored a great triumph over the Benton Rangers at Tabor Field. Thanksgiving Day by a score of 20 to 0. The Wonder Team was credited as a real wonder, when they started making power plays, fast end runs, and touchdowns. Time and time again the Rangers made earnest attempts to stop the Bird's line plays, but the Cardinals seemed to have the power of a steam roller. They were playing their final game and for the Conference Title too. and won. -TF.TR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR ITHE REDBIRD OF 1938 VIEWS QPORTING NEWS Football Basketball Track INTERVIEWS Cardinals Setback Decatur 13-0 Frankfort Will Be Host Birdlels Keep Red Birds FRANK CHISMAR °Murphy,boro Today i "z?,P„Tu"“ Benton ACE OK £ Uass yi Day ™ Birds S . -Murphysb„ Jed Devils 14 y 1 Rose and Book -u Added to Sports Staff of Paper tale Only ndefeated jg Eleven R.fBDS VlfMOUS in GAME vf ,A ■ i « THIRTY-SEVEN CHAMPS IN THE NEWS R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVE THE REDBIRD OF 1938 FRANK "POP" CHISMAR—Captain—R. T. This year climaxed Pops" football service in F C H S when he wai placed on lh lirit All-State Team and al o on the first All-Conference Team Thi is Pop's second year as an AU-Conler-ence man He is a senior and his position will be very hard to fill next year and even in years to came Onward to more honors in football, Frank WILLIE "SIR WILL" SMITH—L. E. Sir Will” was the All-Conference left end this year and he deserved that honor Willie was noted for his long kicks and spectacular pass catching A ball within Willie’s reach would never be dropped He is a senior this year and will be missed when football season opens next year. MARTIN "RED" PETRASIK—L. T. Martin was the heaviest man on the team and filled his position to the pound Red earned honorable mention on the Conference His power and dnve opened many a hole in the line for the back.ield to roll up points This is Martin s last year and he will leave a big vacancy in the line WILLIE ROSE—L. G. Teamed with Smith and Petrasik, Rose made the left side of the Bird s line the strongest in the Conference He too. is an All-Conference man and a better one than Willie at guard could not be picked Graduation will take him away from F. C. H. S. STEVE "BUGS" BERNHARD—C. Steve was one of the few Juniors who was a regular on the Bird's team and no senior was capable of taking his position from him. He was always in there tearing up holes. His passes were always accurate. We will be seeing much of Steve next year at Center. TOM "WOO" THOMPSON—R. G. Tommy was a stalwart guard when he was in the line He never stopped fighting until the last second of the game He shared the right guard position with Gicabozi Tom will leave via graduation and his spirit of playing will never be forgotten. DOMINICK "DOM" GICABOZI—R. G. ' Dorn " was out most of the time with injuries, but his fine playing always proved a boon to the scoring punch of the team. Dom" is also a senior and will leave by graduation CURRAN BOOK—R. G. Curran Book was also a member of the Wonder Team and did good playing all the time he was in there Although he didn't see as much action as the others, his presence was noticed all the time he did play Curran did much to bolster the spirit ol the team. Being a senior, this year will mark his final playing days for F. C. H. S JOE SABOLO—R. E. Joe climaxed his three years on the first team this year He was always down the field o:. punts and nailed his man His dnve never failed to open up holes and also to bring the opponents back-field down on the line of scrimmage He leaves F. C. H S oy graduation this vear. HARRY "RABBIT BANYCKY—Q. B. Harry was the smallest man on the team and probably the smallest in the conference This was Rabbits' second year on the first team and his brilliant playina earned him a position on the second All-Conference Team His spectacular dashes and brain work will long be remembered by the students of F. C. H S. Here's hoping you keep going ahead Harryl LEON "WEI" WALTON—R. H. Leon was the blocking nght half on the Bird s Wonder Team and how he did block' Leon would never miss his man when it was his turn to take out a certain player His ability to tackle with the iorce of a charging horse earned him the recognition of the fiercest tackier on the team Being a senior, he will leave through graduation. NICK LEVANTI—L. H. Nick is a three-year man this year and was honored by winning a place on the honorable mention list of the Conference Nick together with Walton did most of the blockina for Banycky to make touchdowns Nick was also a very good plunger through the line He scored many points that way. His greatest services are expected next year when he will probably reach his heights as a player. ANDY "SPEEDY" DELLENECK—F. B. Andy saw action in only two games this year due to injuries In those two encounters he was prophesied as being a great player. It was tough and the Birds missed his services for Andy knew his football. This is his last year and will leave the gndiron of his high school days DANTE "CAESAR" PATTEROZZI—R. E. Dante was injured about mid-season and missed action in a few games But his never tiring work proved him to be a born player on the gridiron He is a Junior and is expected to star for the Birds next year. ANDY PATTERSON—F. B. Andy shared the fullback position with Newton and filled that position like a veteran Everyone will remember his educated kicking toe by winning that game at Harrisburg Andy missed only one attempt at goal kicking this year He will be back to do more playing and kicking for the Birds next year. BOB NEWTON—F. B. Bob could hit the line and always find holes even if there were none His plunging scored many touchdowns lor the team and caused the opponents to fear his drives Bob will continue his football services next year as he is only a junior DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIRTHE REDBIRD OF 19 3 8 SECOND TEAM SCORES Opponents F. C. H. S. Benton .......................................... 0 33 Carbondale ...................................... 0 39 Herrin .......................................... 0 19 Benton .......................................... 2 39 Carbondale ...................................... 0 41 Herrin .......................................... 0 25 Marion .......................................... 0 36 Christopher ..................................... 6 25 TOTAL............................ 8 257 SECOND TEAM FOOTBALL RESUME The second team boys are commonly known as Birdlets and this year have flown very high in football honors. The schedule included the second teams of the best schools in the conference. The first game found the Birdlets in Benton and over there defeated the young Rangers. 39 to 0. This game was played on a Monday afternoon as are all games played by the Birdlets. Carbondale was next and it was played at Carbondale It seemed an easy matter to overcome the supposed strong Puppies as again the Birdlets won by a bigger score this time. 39 to 0. Herrin sent its second team over and was prepared to give the Birdlets a real battle. For a while they did but the strong Birdies took them to camp. 19 to 0. Benton came back for a return game and succeeded in scoring the first two points against the Birdlets. This did not discourage the boys, though, and they went on to win, 39 to 2. Carbondale also returned for a second encounter, but they were upset tremendously by the Birdlets to a tune of 41 to 0. The time came for the Birdlets to give Herrin a return engagement. They did and also gave them another defeat. This time it was 25 to 0 Marion was next on the Birdlets’ schedule and they came over to test the strength of Frankfort's Birdlets. They learned soon enough as they were drubbed 36 to 0. Then came the last game of the season for the Birdlets. This game was the toughest cf the year but again they won and finished the season without a defeat or a tie The score was 25 to 6. The results of the games of this great second team means that next year there will be some excellent football material for Coach Changnon. 8 DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVIEddie Goscinski Dante Patterozzi Don Howoll Guard CAPTAIN NICK LEVANTI Nick reached his fame this year, his third successive year on the first five, by being made captain of the Red Birds. He played in almost every game and always proved himself that dependable defensive guard that he is. Nick was classified as a "defensive demon" for he constantly broke up plays that might have resulted in a basket and probably a last minute victory for the opponents. He kept his team fighting to the last second and never gave up until the final gun ended the game. Nick is only a Junior but his position will be very hard to fill next season, since he will be too old. Guard ANDY PATTERSON This is Andy's first year as a regular on the first team and what a regular he proved himself to be! Andy missed only three quarters of action in over twenty games and that was mostly because of fouling out. There were several games that Andy showed exceptionally good basketball ability and came out high point man in five of them. Being only a Junior he will be back to finish his stardom in F. C. H. S. next year. Forward EARL ALEXANDER Earl was the smallest man on the Red Bird team and probably the fastest. He won fame by his shifty speed and clever dribbling. To Earl goes the credit of being the high point man of the season and for having the most points scored in a single game. Most of Earl's points were scored by his uncanny ability to dribble through the enemy's defense. We can expect Earl back next year as he is only a Junior. IR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVAndy Patterson Bill Mausy Earl Alexander Nick Levant! Forward EDDIE GOSCINSKI Eddie was another first year man on the hard wood team. He had to work up from the bottom and he did one swell job of it. Once he got his chance he proved himself worthy of it. Eddie was noted for always fooling the other boys by his tricky ways of shooting. He was also high point man in quite a few contests. Since he is a Junior he will be back in uniform next season making a bid for a regular berth again on the first team. Center BILL MAUZY Center is Bill's position and he knew how to handle it. Many a visiting team feared Bill's pivot shots under the basket but very few could do anything about it. Bill is a specialist when it comes to those kind of shots, he will be specializing again next year as he too is a Junior. Bob Newton Frank Chismar John Martin R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR Ed Peters DIVERSIONS THEIR DIViTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 First Row: Pottorson. Alexander. Peters. Newton. Patterozzi. Second Row: Changnon. Martin. Levanti. Mauzy. Howell. Goscinski. RESUME The first three games of the season were played without four boys who were still out for football. As a result the first encounter was lost to Vienna at Vienna by a 38-39 tilt. On the following night the same boys played again and lost a close game to the Valier Blue Birds by a margin of one point, 19-18. On the following week the Birds motored to McLeansboro with four members from the football squad reporting. These boys had no practice at all and played the last few minutes of the game. The Birds lost their third straight by a score of 34-25. Vienna returned their game with the Red Birds on the home floor and also returned their previous win, this time 22-14. The Red Birds won their first game of the season against the McLeansboro five by a tune of 28-20. It was on the home court and three new regulars started the game. Marion welcomed the Birds to their gymnasium for a conference game, the first for the Red Birds. They seemed to realize the word conference and trounced the Wild Cats 23-15. The night after, Eldorado visited F. C. H. S. for another conference tilt. Our boys still had plenty of fight in them from the previous night and scored a 24-15 victory. Carbondale took the Red Birds in camp the following week to give them their first conference setback. The Terriers doubled the score with a 32-16 drubbing. Anna came to Frankfort the next night, but the Cardinals didn't seem friendly in basketball language as they turned them back 33-29, in a close game. fn the middle of the week the Birds journeyed to our Neighbors at Zeigler. They didn't seem friendly at all for they sent the Birds back on the short end of a 24-16 encounter. HR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DI THE REDBIRD OF 1938 Centralia invited the Red Birds for a game in their new gymnasium. It was the team's longest trip of the season, but sadly enough came home with another defeat, 32-21. During the Christmas holidays the Red Birds participated in the Mt. Vernon Invitational Tournament. Last year they were successful to win second honors, but this year were eliminated by Albion in their first game 31-21. After three straight defeats, the boys took it out on Carmi in the next contest with a 39-20 win. The game with Johnston City was the most exciting game of the Birds' home schedule. After four quarters of thrills and spills, the Red Birds finally emerged to win a very close 21-19 thriller. Benton was the scene of the next game and the Rangers were seeking revenge for their defeat in football at the hands of the Cardinals. They got revenge all right by winning, 30-23 Valier's Blue Birds arrived at Frankfort for a return engagement. It was a slow game and the Red Birds downed the Blue Birds, 14-5. Johnston City was waiting for the Red Birds in what was predicted to be another rough and close battle. All predictions were true as the game had to be played overtime before the Indians finally won a 20-18 heart-breaker. Marion came to West Frankfort for the Birds' eighth conference game and their second with the Wild Cats. They repeated their previous victory with a 30-20 win. The return game with Carbondale, this time here, proved to be a real thriller. The Birds seemed to be on their way to give Carbondale their first conference defeat in 10 games. They led the Terriers 22-11 at the half, but the visitors came back strong in the last half to win 36-30. On the following night the Birds went to Eldorado to try to enter the win column again. They were successful this time for they returned with a 27-21 victory. Benton's Rangers found out that F. C. H. S. Red Birds could play a winning brand of ball on their visit to Frankfort. The Birds evened the initial victory of Benton's by downing them in a close game, 15-9. Third place in the conference standing depended on the next game with Anna-Jonesboro at Anna. Our Birds knew it, so came back with third place and at 31-29 victory. Zeigler was the last home game and last scheduled game of the season for the Red Birds. The first half proved very close, but the Birds found the range and started clicking in the last two quarters to win the game 31-22. The Regional Tournament was held at Benton this year with West Frankfort pitted against the Johnston City Indians in their first game. The Indians proved superior this time and also proved themselves a tournament team as they beat West Frankfort 34-22 and went on to beat Benton in the finals and win the tournament. Putting the whole season in a nut shell, the Red Birds had a pretty fair season. They finished third in the conference with eight wins compared to four losses. They played twenty-four complete games; won twelve ancTlost twelve to finish with a percentage of 500. JR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DDTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 SECOND AND THIRD TEAMS SECOND TEAM BASKETBALL SCORES Place Team Opponents F. C. H. S Here McLeansboro 24 18 There . Marion 20 30 There .Carbondale . , 19 16 Here .Anna 17 24 Here . . Car mi 15 17 Here . . . Johnston City 36 19 There . . .Benton 24 30 Here Valier . 10 43 There Johnston City . 23 24 Here Marion 33 30 Here . 29 15 Here Benton .26 20 There . Anna . 29 41 Here Zeigler 25 27 Total. ... 330 354 The second team is composed mostly of Freshmen and Sophomores and is coached by Mr. Hodges. All of the second team games were played as preliminary events to the regular first team games. The Birdlets compared to the Red Birds had about as good a season. Out of fourteen games they won 8 and lost 6. They had the pleasure of beating the Johnston City Papooses during the year. This was the only defeat administered to the young Indians out of their entire schedule. 1 DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVETHE REDBIRD OF 1938 OUR TRACK TEAM Due to the {act that the track meets do not take place until after this book has gone to press, we cannot give any definite results ont the outcome. These meets are to be held as follows: April 9—County meet, here. April 23—Herrin relays. April 30—West Frankfort relays. May 7—Conference meet, here. May 14—Southern Illinois meet, here. May 21—State meet, Urbana. May 28—Marion relays. We may truthfully predict that Track Mentor Hodges has very fine material for a better than average team this year. Incidentally for the first time in many years West Frankfort will have better men in field events than in track. The boys who are expected to be outstanding are: Captain Walter Kmiecik in the hurdles and varsity relay, Frank Chismar and Nick Levanti in the shotput and discus. Bob Newton in the javelin, Earl Alexander in the pole vault and Andy Swinkunis and Rolla Mitchell in the mile run. R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVlTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 SPORT KIT F. C. H. S. had one of its best football teams in West Frankfort history in the 1937 Wonder Team. West Frankfort has won the Big Eleven Conference title three times since football was first started in F. C. H. S - -in 1926, 1935 and 1937, but this year the football team was exceptionally outstanding. The Wonder Team played ten games this past year and won nine of them and tied the tenth with Centralia, 7 to 7. Six of these encounters were conference games and the Birds won all six. They amassed a total of 254 points against their opponents' 25. Another unusual occurrence took place in the football limelight as five members of the team received awards in the All-State ratings. Frank Chismar made the first All-State team and Willie Rose was awarded a position on the third team. Petrasik, Smith and Banycky were awarded honorable mention in the Conference, while Chismar, Rose and Smith were given frist team ratings and Banycky the second team. The basketball team finished the current season in third place. Out of twelve conference games they were victorious in eight. They defeated every team in the conference at least one time, except Carbondale. In a grand total of 24 games this season including tournaments the Bird Basketeers broke even with twelve wins and twelve losses. The team was composed of all Juniors except for Frank Chismar who was a Senior. Nick Levanti was the team's captain and a three-year member of the first five. Earl Alexander, the highest scorer for the season, was the smallest man on the team and probably in the conference. Little can be said concerning the track team as it is too early for any results on the meets. Walter Kmiecik was the newly elected track captain for the '38 season. Johnnie Prock was the previously elected captain at the end of last season but when the rules and regulations committee announced that in order to be eligible a senior athlete must complete the seventh and eighth semester together, Johnnie was automatically eliminated. He discontinued his studies at the end of the first semester last year and intended to complete the last semester this year and still be eligible for track. Track men of F. C. H. S. received a great treat when they moved into the new stadium. This track season will be the first time that the interior of the stadium had been used by athletes because it was not completed during football season this year. In addition to the completed stadium, we also have two new completed ticket boxes. These ticket boxes are located at the east and west entrances of the field. They are small concrete structures of the same design as the stadium and both have two ticket windows. Our school has long had the name of having the best track field in Southern Illinois, but the new stadium and ticket boxes will make it rank with any school in the state. 1 DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIV■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ORCHESTRA During the past year our high school orchestra has brought wholesome and educational entertainment in the field of music to the people of West Frankfort. It has given many concerts and has thus far made the accomplishment of having an almost full house at each one. The orchestra has enjoyed being under the direction of Mr. Paschedag. His persistence and fine work have led the orchestra to hold a high place in both district and state contests. The aim of this organization is to hold this honor for a third year, and continue to present worthwhile music to the students and citizens of our community. F. C. H. S. CONCERT ORCHESTRA Violins: Walter Norbet. (Concertmaster) Jack King Mary Davis Kenneth Carroll Frank Rymsza Charles W. Jones 2nd Violins: Nadine Holofle Marguerite Humphreys Lorraine Isaacs Helen McDonald Ernest Brock Violas: Ed Kathalvnas Jeanne Tabor Lodema Rowe Cello: Donald Eldridge Basses: Elizabeth Henson Mary Greenwood Flutes: Charles Bolen Jack Buerkel Barbara Todd Oboe: Mary Jane Boner Bassoon: Mary Ann Peek Clarinets: Tommy Graham Maunce Bristow Lavern Sanders Bass Clarinet: Carl Burpo Horns: Dorothy Cnm Dons Purcell Glendme Purcell Constance Punchard Cornets: Billy Peek Byford Young Marion Moake Trombones: I T. Moake Betty Lee Meagher Drums: Ralph Sheaffer Margaret Maddox Billy Gann THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONSF. C. H. S. BAND Our band has been a very busy organization this year They have made over thirty public appearances since September and will be busy until the end of this school year. The Southern Illinois Band Clinic, with our band as host, was a great success this year and the amount of music that they had to prepare shows that the organization is doing a great deal more than just preparing for contests. The concert band has a membership of sixty-five with Theodore W. Paschedag as leader and teacher. BOYS' GLEE CLUB The Boys Glee Club is a small organization that meets each Monday and Wednesday. The boys sing many serious and humorous songs. The club is divided into three sections: first tenor, baritone and bass. Some of the boys appeared in the operetta "Your Royal Highness," others in assembly programs and the spring music festival. Miss Gloyd is their director. GIRLS' GLEE CLUB The Girls' Glee Club, directed by Miss Gloyd is made up of members of each class. The girls have worked up several good selections this year. The Glee Club meets Tuesday and Thursday during the third period. Twenty of the select voices of the chorus competed in the Big Eleven Conference. During the past season the girls have taken part in carol singing, operetta, assembly programs and the music festival held each spring at Johnston City. « MIXED CHORUS The mixed chorus was organized the beginning of the year by Miss Gloyd. The chorus is made up of twenty-eight select voices. It is divided into four sections: soprano, alto, tenor and bass. It is a great honor to become a member of the mixed chorus. The chorus has appeared in many programs and have been enjoyed by all. The chorus appeared in Your Royal Highness," February 10. R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DlJ Band Captain—Lester Bristow First Lieutenant— Byford Young Second Lieutenant—-Doris Purcell Top Sergeant—Billy Peek Sergeant of Property— Lavern Sanders Librarian—Dorothy Crim Librarian— Mary Jane Boner Boys' Glee Club Director—Miss Gloyd The club was organized in 1926. Girls' Glee Club President— Dorothy McCames Vice-President— Marion Kairis Secretary— Maxine Dorris Treasurer- Lilian Koons Director—Miss Gloyd The club was organized in 1926. Mixed Chorus President—Edwin Grubbs Vice-President— Kathleen Meagher Secretary-T reasurer— Jean Echols Librarian— Billie Bob Henson The club was organized in 1938. IR DIVERSIONS THEIRSENIOR PLAY Mother's Millions," a three-act comedy-drama by Howard McKent Barnes, was presented by the Senior class under the direction of Miss Alice Hoye in the auditorium Friday. March 18, 1938, at 8:10 P M Over nine hundred witnessed the production. Mrs. Harriet Breen played forcefully by Phyllis Wentworth juggles railroads and stocks, and when her chief enemy, William Remington acted by David Bozarth, tries to corner the wheat, she smashes him. Unaffectionate she drives her son away and wrecks her daughter's happiness, yet she buys a railroad for her son, a magazine that her daughter's stories may be published, and when her daughter's lover proves a worthy person she makes him chairman of a grain company and consents to the marriage. Muriel McClin-tock as Maria Peppy, the housekeeper, kept the audience in high spirits. Joseph Forgatch as David Talbot and Letthus Weaver as Faire Breen were the romantic team while Earl Smith. Jr.. was Tom Breen, the son. Betty Mae Crain was Mrs. Talbot, socially ambitious mother of David The board of directors of the Morton Grain Co were Joseph Clark—Leon Chamness. Wright Hadden—Carl Black, James Burke—Jack Howe, and Craig Mason—John D. Nicholson JUNIOR PLAY “The Ninth Guest" At the stroke of eleven, guests begin to arrive at the Bienville Penthouse with the promise of a most unusual party. Each of the eight guests has reason to dislike one of the others, and each one suspects another of being the host. The butler admits that even he does not know the host. He is instructed to turn on the radio. A voice from the air says "you are listening to the voice of your host. ' The voice also says that the only means of escape from the penthouse is through a door charged with enough electricity to kill them, and that they are to play a most unusual game—a game of life and death. If they cannot outwit the host, each of them will die before morning and will die by his or her own hand. A Movie Actress. Stella Stokes; a woman lawyer. Loretta Cobb, and a society woman. Rita Land; are trapped in this fashion with a politician. John Pearce, a university president. Dick Gynn; a wealthy banker. Carl Burpo; a writer. Warren Brown; a young university instructor, Edward Lee; and the butler. Jack Mills. The results are a surprise and are wholly unexpected. YOUR ROYAL HIGHNESS About one hundred of the musically minded of F. C H. S. presented to the public Feb. 10, a two-act operetta featuring good music, humorous situations and interesting story—to say nothing of the brilliant costumes. The cast of fourteen principals was composed of Jean Echols. Lorraine Holeman, Earlene Sutton, Dorothy McCarnes. Edwin Grubbs. John Ryal, Charles Kinchloe, Carl Engram, Fred Kaylor, Billie Bob Henson. James Hancock, Eugene Dodds. Cora Jean Abston and Charles Dorris. The operetta was directed by Miss Neva Gloyd, Miss Alice Hoye. and Mr Theodore Paschedag. Giles P Mitchell—The Boogum, Edwin Grubbs. Rose Petal—The Princess. Jean Echols. Akbar Singh—The Rich Caravan Owner. John Ryal. AMATEUR PROGRAM The Band and Orchestra members were divided into groups of ten this year in order to sponsor some event to make ten dollars per group to apply on the new instruments purchased by the music department. The fourth hour string class decided to go together as one large group and sponsor an Amateur Hour. Charles W Jones was elected as leader. Entries were received and the evening before the Contest all entries were given an audition Miss Gloyd. Miss Grant and Mr Paschedag acted as judges. There were three cash prizes for the main contest: first prize $3 00. second $2 00. third $1.00. The finals were judged by the applause of the Student Body. Theresa McCray. Song and Dance. First Prize; Mona Woolard, Song and Tap, Second Prize; String Band, consisting of Ralph Williams, Clifton Martin. Bill Turner and George Raubach received third prize. Ralph Shaffer's Swing Band played between the contest numbers. The Amateur hour was considered a huge success by the student body and music department. F DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIV|Senior Play Cast ' Mrs. Harriet Breen— Phyllis Wentworth David Talbot— Joseph Forgatch Maria Peppy— Muriel McClintock I William Remington— David Bozarlh Faire Breen— Letthus Weaver I Tom Breen— Earl Smith, Jr. Junior Play Cast I Movie Actress— Stella Stokes Society Woman— Rita Land ( Woman Lawyer— Loretta Cobb Politician- -John Pearce i University President— Dick Gwynn J Wealthy Banker— =• Carl Burpo 'Writer—Warren Brown ’ University Instructor— Edward Lee Butler—Jack Mills Operetta Cast | The Princess— Jean Echols The Boojum— 1 Edwin Grubbs I Rich Caravan Owner— John Ryal Amateur Program Winners Theresa McCray Mona Wollard j3alph Williams ■'ll(ton Martin Sill Turner 3eorae Raubach THEIR DIVERSION! H GIRLS' QUARTETTE The Girls' Quartette has appeared many times this year and have proved themselves very entertaining. They are under the direction of Miss Gloyd who also accompanies them on the piano. The quartette consists of a Sophomore, a Junior, and two Seniors. Madge Murphy and Jean Echols were in the quartette last year. BOYS' QUARTETTE The Boys' Quartette this year has become very popular and have taken part in many programs. The boys are under the direction of Miss Gloyd who helps them to work out their numbers. The quartette consists of two Sophomores, a Junior and a Senior. Eugene Dodds and Edwin Grubbs were in the quartette last year. “ATTEREPO" Atterepo, which is the word “operetta'’ spelled backwards, is the name of the newly organized honor society in vocal music. It was organized on March 17, 1938, for the purpose of creating a better interest and greater appreciation for classical music among our student body. The sponsor, Miss Neva Pearl Gloyd. gives musical and dramatic training to the members of this club. The meetings of this organization are held weekly with two meetings in each month being for business and the others for socials. To become a member of this organization, a student must have taken some leading part in an operetta; he must make above passing grades; and any prospective member must be accepted by unanimous vote of the charter members. CROWNING THE FOOTBALL QUEEN Betty Williams, Class of 1938. was crowned Homecoming Queen by Captain Frank Chismar during a colorful ceremony enacted in connection with the pep meeting November 10. 1937. in the auditorium. Members of the varsity squad escorted the formally attired young women to their places on the stage where the throne room was prepared Nancy Rogers, retiring queen; Marcia Palmer, maid of honor; Sue Henson, sophomore attendant; Mildred Boyer, freshman attendant; four ladies-in-waiting: Elizabeth Heaton. Cecile Cole, Sally Morris, and Mary-ellen Kinison, and faculty children, Carolyn Walston. Joe Byron Summerville, Deborah Rosan. and Katheryn McClintock comprised the processional. EUR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DllGirls' Quartette First Soprano— Lorraine Holeman Second Soprano— Jean Echols First Alto— Madge Murphy Second Alto— Earlene Sutton Boys' Quartette First Tenor— Billie Bob Henson Second Tenor— Jim Hancock First Bass— Eugene Dodds Second Bass— Edwin Grubbs Atteropo President— Earlene Sutton Vice-President— John Ryal Secretary— Lorraine Holeman Treasurer— Billie Bob Henson Song Leader— Fred Kay lor Crowning The Queen Queen— Betty Williams Maid of Honor— Marcia Palmer Sophomore Attendant— Sue Henson Freshman Attendant— Mildred Boyer IR DIVERSIONS THEI) r NEWS OF THE YEAR Sept. 3—School begins. Sept. 9—Lester Bristow wins election for band captain. Sept. 15—Jessie Jones and Johnnie Whiteside chosen as cheer leaders. Sept. 15—Big Parade to New Stadium staged. Sept. 17—Red Birds whitewash Zeigler, 26-0. Sept. 22—Seniors elect Roy Davis class president. Sept. 23—Warren Brown elected chief executive of Junior class Sept. 24—Tommy Martin named new cheer leader. Sept. 24—Fourteen apply for places in All State Chorus. Sept. 27—Junior Cardinals defeat Rangers, 39-0. Oct. 1—Cardinals set back Decatur, 13-0. Oct. 2—Several girls attended the Older Girls' conference at Oden, 111. Oct. 3—Announcement made that book reports are not required from now on for a student to pass an English course. Oct. 4—Eugene Dodds was elected Sophomore president. Oct. 8—Red Birds defeat Carterville Lions, 59-0. Oct. 8—Joseph Forgatch was chosen as Editor of this year’s Red Bird annual. Earlene Sutton will serve as associate-editor. Oct. 11—Junior Red Birds hand Herrin a defeat of 19-0. Oct. 22—Red Birds defeat Herrin Tigers, 33-6. Oct. 23—Three of Red Bird Notes staff speak at press meet. Oct. 27—Betty Williams named Homecoming Queen. Oct. 29—Red Birds trounce DuQuoin, 62-0. Nov. 4—Game with Harrisburg, there. Red Birds were victorious with a score of 7-6. Nov. 4, 5, 6—Conference at Urbana for High School Teachers. Nov. 5—State meet for School press held. Nov. 8-13—National Education week. Nov. 8—National Education week program in auditorium. Nov. 10—New stadium at Johnston Field was formally dedicated. Nov. 11—Red Birds defeated Johnston City in Homecoming game, 14-0. Nov. 19—Red Bird Basketeers win from Murphysboro Red Devils but lose to Vienna. Nov. 23—Hit program given in assembly by Pollard Players. Dec. 2—Boys register for Older Boys' Conference to be held at Marion, 111. Dec. 3—Musical calendar for Girls' and Boys' Quartettes completed by Miss Gloyd. Dec. 3—Rose, Smith, and Chismar make all-Conference team. Dec. 5—Ceiling crashes causing extended vacation. Dec. 7—Vacation starts. Dec. 9—Johnny McCarthy to address Sophomores at banquet. Dec. 10-Jan. 3—Many outside activities of our school were continued during vacation. Jan. 3—Back to school after a nice long vacation. Jan. 7—Echols and Grubbs will play leads in operetta "Your Royal Highness." Jan. 7—DuQuoin wins tourney. Birds are defeated in initial game. Jan. 8—Birds play Carmi here in a Non-Conference game. Jan. 9—Plans have been made to purchase a new piano for the high school. Jan. 14—J. City Indians play here tonight. THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONSTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Ian. 18—Orchestra concert under direction of Mr. Paschedag. Jan. 20—Co-operative Forum Project makes first appearance. Ian. 21—Red Birds nose out Indians last Friday night by the score, 21-19. Ian. 21—Local Hi-Y becomes a branch of the National Conference. Ian. 22—Red Birds fight Valier Blue Birds tonight. Jan. 25—Sophomores hold banquet. Ian. 26—Birds bowed to Benton last Friday, 30-23. Ian. 27—Examinations at end of first semester. fan. 28—Examinations continued. fan. 28-29—Band clinic held in auditorium. Ian. 29—President's Ball held here for benefit of fighting infantile paralysis. Feb. 1—lack Thornton, student at U. of I., visits school and talks to Speech class. Feb. 3—A few students saw Albert Tangora give exhibit of excellent typing at Carbondale. Feb. 4—Eight students graduate at end of first semester. Feb. 5—Red Birds meet Marion Wild Cats here tonight. Feb. 8—Faculty has party in Library. Feb. 10—Operetta "Your Royal Highness" was presented very successfully. Feb. 11—Red Birds beat Wild Cats by ten points last Friday. Feb. 11—Wentworth and Forgatch take leads in Senior Play—"Mothers Millions." Feb. 11—Red Birds tie Indians at end of game last Friday. Feb. 14—Girls Reserves and Hi-Y boys enjoy joint party. Feb. 17—Reformed convict presents program to students. Feb. 18—Roy Davis heads staff of Senior Play. Feb. 19—Operetta cast honored with formal party given by the directors. Feb. 19- F. C. H. S. Basketeers win over Eldorado but lose to Carbondalo over last week-end. Feb. 21—Tudge Bale from Ohio presented program in auditorium. Feb. 22—Tungle pictures shown by sound machine. Feb. 23—Principles of Operetta form "Atterepo" Club. Feb. 24—Red Birds defeated Benton last Friday Niqht. Feb. 25—Mu Tau Pi Press Conference announced for April 22. Mar. 1—Commercial Dept, holds contest here. Mar. 2—Second program presented by Athletic Association. Mar. 3—Faculty Baby Clinic and Playlet was presented on Athletic Program. Mar. 4—Annual subscriptions increase. Mar. 10—Ralph Sheaffer's Swing Ouartet entertains students. Mar. 11—Johnston City, Marion, and Herrin will be hosts to Music and Speech contests. Mar. 11—Tracksters start practice. Mar I®—Commercial con‘es ants enter meet held at DuQuoin. Mar. 26—Speech Meet held in auditorium. Mar. 28—"Boy Meets Girl" given by Federal Theatre in auditorium of F. C. H. S. Apr. 1—School sponsors second Athletic Carnival. Apr. 1-2—Band contest held at Carbondale. Apr. 6—Mother-Daughter Banauet sponsored by Girls Reserves. Apr. 14—Movies in the assembly. Apr. 19—Junior play. Apr. 21—Lvceum—"The Bird Girl." Apr. 30—West Frankfort Relays. May 7—Conference Track Meet. May 14—District Track Meet. May 30—Senior Week begins. Tune 5—Baccalaureate Exercises. June 6—Commencement Exercises. [R DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DfVTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 OUR ALUMNI .'f effort is made each year to briny our aiumni section up-to-date so those haviny all copies of "The Redbtrd ' will have a complete list. A tew names have been omitted below because of lack of information. Adkins, Ethel Allen, Henrietta . Avery, Anna Mae Arnett, Edwin . Baker. Harold Balgrosky. Steve Baney, Eleanor Barnett, John T Bell, Leona ......... Benedetti, Frank Berqin, Emmet Bertoyna, Joe Boner, Eugene Boustead, Samuel Brain, Marge Brown, Maxine Boyd, Lowell . Browning, Jean Bryan. Leon Busch. Robert Castleton, Carl Carlisle, Wayne , Champion, Aubery Charon, Sybil Charnak, Mary Clayton, Velma Connell, Matthew Compa. Anna Corbin, Norman Cotter, Eugene Cornaghie, Billy Coulson, Robert Cox, Gene Cox, Myrtle Blanche Crim, Elva Jane Cullen, Robert Davidson. Raymond Davis, Vade C., Jr Depper, Dorman Dillon. Charles Dorris. Jack W Dujfin, Pete Duncan, Woodrow Edison, Chester Enchus, George Eubanks, Eileen Eubanks. Eunice Evett, Richard Ewing, Ralph Ferrari. Raymond Five, Max Gilchrist, Evelyn Godunc. Elsie Greenwood, Bart Griffin. Florence Griffith. Rosalind Griffith, Ruth Haff. Keith Haggard, Lavern Haley, Bernard Hall, Ora Alice Hampton, Dorothy Harper, John Harper, Reba Faye Harper, Ward Hart, Louise Hartley, J B Hayes, Della E. Hayes, Morris Heisner, Gertrude Henderson, Virginia .Home West Frankfort, 111. Married West Frankfort. 111. Married West Frankfort, 111. CCC Camp Havana, 111. Business College 315 N. 5th St., Evansville, Ind. . U. of I. 603 E. Daniel St . Champaign, 111. Married .............................West Frankfort, 111. Clerk West Frankfort, 111. 'S I. N. U .. St. Louis U. Carbondale, 111. St. Louis, Mo. .....Working . Salesman ....Home S. I N. U U. of I. Secretary .....Working .....Working ....Working .....CCC Camp S. I N. U. S. 1. N. U Working Home Working Working ... Home . Salesman Working C M T C . Secretary ....SIN U Telephone Operator U. of 111. Working Working Home Store Manager Grocery Store . . .. CCC Camp Store Clerk CCC Camp Home Home S I. N U. Working . CCC Camp Store Clerk Secretarial Work Home . McKendree College Secretarial Work Business College Working ... V P I... . Working Working Home Washington U . Home Business College Home Business College Home S I. N U S I. N. U .School West Frankfort, III. Chicago, 111. Orient, 111. Carbondale, 111. Champaign, 111. West Frankfort, 111. ..........Chicago, 111. West Frankfort. 111. West Frankfort, III. Havana, 111. Carbondale, 111. Carbondale, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, III. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. .......Harrisburg, 111. Jefferson Barracks, Mo. West Frankfort, 111. Carbondale, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Champaign, 111. West Frankfort. III. Benton, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Olney, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Havana, 111. Kellgorl, Tex Glenview, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Carbondale, 111. Waterloo. Iowa West Frankfort, 111. Havana. 111. Johnston City, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Lebanon, 111. West Frankfort, III. Marion, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Blacksburg, Va. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. St Louis, Mo West Frankfort. III. Evansville. 111. West Frankfort, 111 Evansville, Ind West Frankfort, III Carbondale, 111 Carbondale, 111. California alumni our alumni our alumni our alumni our alumni our alumni our alTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Herring, Iva Lee..................Home Henson. Frances ..........Home Hicks, Charles .... ... Home Hiduk. Paul ...................... Working .. Hill, Minerva ..................... Working Holland, Dana................... . Working Holoffe, Jaunita Married, S. I. N. U. Horrell, Vincent .................F. C H. S. Howard. Betty Jo..................S. I. N U Howell, Hudson ...................Insurance Hutchcraft, James ............... ..Working Huth, Herman .....................Working........ Jackson, Virgil ..................Home ............. Jones, Willena.......... Married Kaneversky, Anna ............ Karnes, Christine ............... Karrall, J. B.....................Home........... Kelly, Lavern.....................Working .... Kesler, Jeanette .................. King, Glenn ......................CCC Camp Koons, Hattie....................... S. I. N. U. . . Koons, Margaret ..................S. I. N. U..... Kurak, Joe ..........Metal factory Lamont, Elmo .....................U. of I........... Laws, Marcella . .. Orchestra work Leasor, George ...................Home Lemmon, Neva............ Married Lemmon, Loren.....................S I. N U Lindsey. Frankie .................Workina Little, Bettv ..........Working Lohmeier, Alice Working ...... Lvons, Mildred ................... Home McClellan, Ruth ..................Home McClement, Katherine . . . Home ...... McCloskey, Patricia Home McDill, Thelda . . ..........Home McManus, Mary Louise .Home McReynolds, Mary M Married Mabry, Vern ................. Mahan. Dan . ........... Markunis, Jesse ............. Melvin, Glendora Merriman, Dorothy Miaielich, Julia ............ Miles, Burnell............... Miles, June ...... Miller, Maudanna ............ Miskowsky, Andy Monahan, Alex Moriarity. Mary Morris, Merle Moseley, Janice ............. Murphy. John . . Murphy, Leon .......... Murray. Virginia Nanney. Mary Nickelvich Fred .... Nickoloff, Pauline Niedzielski, Henry Nork, Vivienne Oreskovich. Phyllis ........ Osterhout, Burle Pacentine, Loida ...... Parkhurst, Gene Patchett. Charles . Piute, Raymond Prater. Fern........... Pulley, Betty Purcell. Jane Pyles, Simone Rauback, Mary Rawson, Geraldine Renik. Frank Rich. Genevieve Rich, Jesse ................. .U of I. Working Workina .... . Married Home ............. .. Home Working Business College . S. I. N. U .. Home Home . Married........... Home .............. Working .... Working . . Working Married Working Home .... Home U S Naval Training Home . . Home . CCC Camp Working ......... Working ......... Home ........... Working Nurse's Training Business School Telephone Operator Working .......... Rusiness School CCC Camp.......... . Home .. Home ........... West Frankfort. Ill West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. ........... ......Streator, 111. West Frankfort, 111. ............Chicago, 111. ..... Carbondale, 111. West Frankfort, III. Carbondale, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Chicago, 111. West Frankfort. 111. West Frankfort, 111 1520 S 48th St., Cicero. 111. 201 S. 19th St.. Belleville, 111. .......West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111. 549 S Belden St., Chicago, 111. .............Havana, 111. Carbondale, 111 Carbondale, 111. Chicago. Ill Champaign, 111. West Frankfort. Ill West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111. Carbondale. 111. Cave-in-Rock. 111. .................Chicago. Ill West Frankfort, 111. Ezra, 111 West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort. 111. Champaign. 111. W »st Frankfort. Ill South Bend, Ind West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111. West Frank'orV 111. Antioch, Calif. St Louis. Mo Carbondale, 111 West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111 West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, III. West Frankfort, 111. Chicago, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort, 111. Chicago. Ill West Frankfort. 111. West Frankfort, 111. Great Lakes West Frankfort. 111. Orient. III. Havana, 111. Chicago, 111. Dilon, 111 Orient. 111. West Frankfort. 111. Chicago. 111. St. Louis, Mo Anderson. Ind West Frankfort, 111. St Louis, Mo Rushville, 111. West Frankfort, 111. West Frankfort. 111. R ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ATHE REDBIRD OF 1938 Richard. Howard ....... Rogers, Nancy Rushing, Ralph Rushing, Robert Russell, Dan Sabosky, Joseph Savina, Mike Shaffer, Laura Ann Shcrrknas, Alby Simonds, Mary Margaret Simpson, Mary Sisk, Catherine Skvier, Wm Smith, James Snyder. Walter South. Delmas Spence. Frankie Standard, Ruth Stefan, Maadaline Stelzriede, Marshall Story, J. D ...... Sullivan, Paul ........... Sweet, Charles Tabor, Harley Tabor, James Tabor, Nell Thomas, Virginia Thornton, Jack ......... Uhls, Joe ................ Vargo, James Vaughn, Louise Vravick, Andy Walton, Robert C Wathen, Willis, Jr Wazorick, Eva Wentworth, James Whitesides, Julia Wilkinson, Charles Wilhite, Betty Wines. Ruth Wolfe. Irene Worsham, Wm. . Young, Nola Yuskauskas. Ruth CCC Camp Havana, 111. Working .. Chicago, 111. Home West Frankfort, 111. .S. I. N. U. Carbondale, 111. CCC Camp Havana, 111. . Home Orient, 111. Home West Frankfort, 111. Home ...... West Frankfort, 111. S. I. N, U .. Carbondale, 111. Home West Frankfort, 111. Home West Frankfort, 111. Business College Evansville, Ind. S I. N. U. Carbondale. 111. Working Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, Mo . . Working West Frankfort, 111. Home West Frankfort, III. Working West Frankfort, 111. Home West Frankfort, 111. S I. N. U Carbondale, 111. Working West Frankfort, 111. S. I. N. U. Carbondale, 111. Working West Frankfort, 111. Working West Frankfort, 111. Working West Frankfort, 111. Home ................................ West Frankfort, 111. Working Chicago. 111. . ..U. of 111 .. Champaign, 111. Working West Frankfort, 111. Business College Evansville, Ind. Working West Frankfort, 111. ...Working West Frankfort. 111. Radio Factory 4421 Greenwood Ave., Chicago, 111. S I N U Carbondale, 111. Beauty Shop West Frankfort, 111. ...Home................................. West Frankfort, 111. Working St. Louis, Mo. Working West Frankfort. Ill Business College Chicago. 111. S. I. N. U Carbondale, 111 Home Orient. 111. Home .. West Frankfort. 111. Married ............................. West Frankfort, 111. MID-TERM Banycky, Harry . . ...................Home West Frankfort, 111. Flood, Herman .. . ..........Home West Frankfort, 111. Gower. Howard Working West Frankfort, 111. Miller. J. B ....Home .................................. West Frankfort, 111. Mings, Helen ....Home West Frankfort. 111. Odle. Dorothy.........................Married Alton, 111. Patton. Geraldine.....................Telephone Operator West Frankfort. 111. Reach, Ellis ................Home................................... West Frankfort, 111. Sheaffer, Ralph . S. I. N. U. Carbondale, III. IR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OUR ALUMNI OURTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 DIVERSIONS Carnival Queen Betty Mae Crain and Her Attendants F. C. H. S. ATHLETIC CARNIVAL io™An£!:her 9al J festivity was held in the Frankfort Community High School on April 1, 1 u ' t secuond spr!n9 carnival was sponsored by the Athletic Association of the high school. Laughter and gayety reigned supreme for many hours. Jovial spectators and frolicsome clowns and barkers were everywhere The co-operation of the faculty and the student body made the hilarious event an overwhelming success A large variety of concessions added to the interest and merriment. In the hallway entrance at a brightly decorated novelty booth, paper hats, balloons, serpentine, confetti a n ij°rn!j were so A shooting gallery proved to be a popular place. It had an exhibit of old ana new guns Fascinating fortune tellers dressed in bright spangled costumes, revealed the present, past and future to the merry makers In the hobby corner one saw collections of pictures, stamps, arrowheads, woodwork, miscellaneous souvenirs, and model airplanes. From the mystery show one went to the wrestling matches Here boys who have had experience-stars like Martin Petrasik. Conrad Holt. Dante Pattrozzi. Theron Denton. Earl Alexander—exhibited their strength and skill. The boxing bouts were three round bouts and the wrestling was determined on a three point fall All evening, games of ping pong went on And who does not like to fish? At the fish pond one always caught some special prize! Or you tried your skill at horseshoes, the hoop la or the dart game. The art gallery had on display comic drawings of students and teachers, photographs, pictures painted by students, and reproductions of some famous masterpieces. In another room students could read on tombstones the very epitaphs they had always wanted to compose for some of their teachers In the Cafe Toute la nuit, Earl Smith was the master of ceremonies, and Evelyn Durham the hostess. The program consisted of swing music, tap dancing and blues singing. The waitresses were dressed in French costumes The Spanish Club had a sidewalk cafe representing a typical Mexican street—called La Calle ae Olvera ' Pottery, tapestry. Mexican art and dolls adorned the walls Tables were scattered around the walk At one were seated two old Mexican ladies, gossiping in Spanish At another two cowboys — gauchos — were arguing Entertainment was going on constantly Jessie Tones and Marcia Palmer did the tango. Gypsies in costume sang and danced. The soloist of the cafe was Mary Lena Soulsby. Guests in the street also sang and were accompanied on the guitar by Charles W Jones. The climax of the evening was the crowning of the carnival queen This final program was in the auditorium. Some of its features were a rainbow dance by a tap chorus a novelty tap duet, a vocal solo by Loretta Cobb, a stunt by Mephista. the horse who knows. At this time too, there were drawings for lucky numbers, and many prizes, contributed by the merchants of West Frankfort, were given away. THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVETHE REDBIRD OF 1938 FUN AT F. C. H. S. Charles Martin: “I 'eat' six sandwiches for lunch yesterday.” Carl Burpo: "You mean 'ate'." Charles: "Well, maybe it was eight.” Dad: “Don, where have you been with the car last night?" Don Webb: "Oh, just riding around with some boys." Dad: "Well, you tell the boys to quit leaving their hairpins in the car.” Mr. Rosan (In sociology class): "Now class, in order to review for the semester examination, you shall study for yourself, because you are the only ones that know, what you don't know." Marie Martin: "I’ve changed my mind.” lane Rose Gasaway: "That's good, does it work any better?" Frank Chismar: "I want to buy a good knife." Clerk: "Want a steel one?" Frank: "Certainly not, what do you think I am, a crook?” Charles Nolen: "My girl told me she weighed 110 pounds the other night.” Glenn McCann: "Stripped?" Charles: "Well, yes, she wore an evening gown.” Mr. Eadie: "I dropped my watch on the floor and it stopped.” Mr. Walston: "What did you think it would do, go on through?" Mother: "Well dear, did Harry Herrell kiss you while he was here?” Vernalee Rich (demurely): "Yes, mother.” Mother: "And did you enjoy it?” Vernalee: "Yes thank you but (very demurely) I struggled." Imogene Manion (tenderly): "And you say mine are the only lips you ever kissed?" Steve Bernard: "Yes, and they are the sweetest of all.” Lloyd Mosely: "Honey, if I knew this tunnel was so long, I would have kissed you." Jane Griffin: "Why, didn't you? Someone did." Dick Gwyn: "Say Mr. Ely, how can you tell when you are drunk?” Mr. Ely: "Well Dick, see those two men sitting over there, when they look like four, then you are drunk." Dick: "But Mr. Ely, there is only one man sitting over there." Joseph Forgatch: "What did you give your dog for worms?” Angus Rodden: "Capsules." (Two weeks later). Joseph: "I gave my dog capsules, and he died." Angus: "So did mine." Miss Mikals: ”Ed, do you think you will ever grow to learn good manners?" Ed Mehok: "Well, no, you see, I'm through growing." Virginia Wielt: "Will you please tell me the correct pronunciation of this stone in this ring. Is it turkoise or turkwoise?” The Jeweler (after inspecting it): "Lady, the correct pronunciation of this is glass." IR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DTTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 OUR ANNUAL STAFF We are glad to present here the students who have by their unselfish efforts made this book possible. Every member of the Staff has had some part in the building of the 1938 RED BIRD. Many other students have shown interest by giving of their time. We wish to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the faculty and administration for help, advice and criticism. We feel more interest has been shown in the RED BIRD than has been shown in many years, and we feel that, due to this interest, we have one of the best annuals we have ever published Our goal is to make each year's book better than the year before. Editor-in-Chief ............................Joseph Forgatch Associate Editor....................................Earlene Sutton Business Manager...................................... Paul Sheffler Assistant Bus. Manager...............................Eugene Dodds Senior Class Editor........................Betty Mae Crain Junior Class Editor........................Warren Brown Sophomore Class Editor.....................Betty Meagher Freshman Class Editor.....................Glendine Purcell Sports Editor Ed. Mehok Senior Class Historian.....................Betty Williams Class Prophesy...............................Sibyl Dorris Club Editor.......................................Elizabeth Heaton Society Editor........................................Madge Murphy Snapshot Editors. . . Ruth Mae Higgerson, Edith Boustead Humor Editor..................................Mike Spontak Alumni Editor..............................Letthus Weaver Art Editors...................Julia Koscel, Robert Hedley Sponsor ...................................Carthol Walston Sponsor ...................................George Queen JR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSION THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DATHE REDBIRD OF 1938 We want to take this opportunity of expressing our sincere thanks to Mrs. Tucker and her advanced typing class for their fine co-operation in preparing the copy for the 1938 RED BIRD. The following are the members of the class: Peggy Armstrong Frederick Bedokis Lucy Chaniot Sybil Dorris Joseph Forgatch Lucille Franklin Anna Lois Gann Eileen Gibson Howard Gower Cleo Hall Ruth Mae Higgerson Pauline Kelley George Kolesar Irene Lowe Rolla Mitchell Virginia Moore Constance Punchard Charles Rose Danzel Rose Mary L. Schumacher Earl Smith, Jr. Vera Smith Nevella Sparks Pearl Sweet John Tomzik Wilma Vittone Leon Walton HEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVER. THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERSIONS THEIR DIVERTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 AUTOGRAPHSTHE REDBIRD OF 1938 AUTOGRAPHSPATRONS' PAGE We wish to thank the following business and professional men who have shown their appreciation of our 1938 Annual by subscription. We hope to continue to merit their support and that our book will give them enjoyment in recalling their own school days. Mike's Confectionery Arshts' Shoe Store Luther Buipo B. F. f. Furniture Co. Guy Kuykendall Home Lumber Co. Burgs Fox Strand and State Theatres Dimmick Hotel Lacy Flower Shop West Frankfort House Furnishing Co. Fashion Shop Holland Drua Table Pride Bakery Dr. W. L. George—Optometrist Jacobs-Lane Co.—Jewelers J. V. Walkers and Sons Columbia Candy Co. Scott's Paint and Electric Co. Stotlar Herrin Lumber Co. Barker Drug Co. Swofford Hardware Co. Lane Chevrolet Co. D. Heaton Fruit and Produce Co. West Frankfort Pure Milk Co. Printed by HUSTON-PATTERSON CORPORATION Decatur. Illinois Engravings by INDIANAPOLIS ENGRAVING COMPANY Indianapolis. Indiana Photography by FRENCH STUDIO RISSI STUDIO BRUCE CUNNINGHAM (Indianapolis Engraving Co.) H. C. WALSTON. Annual Staff mmm msm.

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