Galatia High School - Galatian Yearbook (Galatia, IL)
- Class of 1948
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We, the Senior Class of 1948, dedicate this
"Galatian" to Mrs. Edith Throginorton, who has taught
at the Galatia Community High Schoo-1 for the past four
Mrs. Throgmorton was chosen sponsor of the Senior
class, and we highly appreciate her efforts in helping to
make this annual 'a success.
Other than her work on the Galatian, Mrs. Throg-
morton has this year sponsored our school newspaper, the
Bearcat Journal, and has had supervision of the library
and sixteen student librarians.
Mrs. Throgmorton was born at Creal Springs, Illinois
on January 16, 1907. She attended S. I. U. and has done
extension work with the University of Illinois. She re-
ceived her B. E. Degree in 1938. -
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Mr. S. N. Atkinson
B. S. and M. S.
Mrs. Edith Throgmorton
Mr. James Bond
Miss Pearl DeWeese
Mr. Lester Gill
Mrs. Fern Harbison
Mr. Wendell Phillips
Mrs. Lura Groves
Mr. William Bfaker
Science and Art
Mrs. Mary Lou Maple
The history of education began with primitive man.
From the first times of which we know anything, considerable
attention was given by primitive man to self-adornment.
As man progressed from his extreme simplicity, and great industrial
changes took place, new things, for which education was to be given,
arose. Education is the means by which complex problems of
civilization are solved.
Among the first American institution was the system of schools
and as an institution it easily acquired a position in the first rank of our
democratic life. Probably no other institution has contributed more to
the building, the understandings of the principles of demcoracy than this
system of schools.
The Galatia High School was only a three year school from 1916 to
1931 with the exception of 1919, 1920, and 1921. Then from 1931 up to
the present time it has continued the fourth year classs. The principals
from 1916 up to now are as follows:
Stierwalt, Hood, Echols, Massey, Turnbaugh, Carter, Buford,
Knibbs, Black, Elliott, Patrick, Echols, Moody, and Mr. Atkinson who
has been at Galatia for the past three years.
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It was the fourth day of September, 1944, a calm, peaceful,
Autumnal day, radiant with the sunshine of hope, cheer, and joyous
promise, that the good ship, Galatia Community High School, stood at
anchor at the wharf of a new school year. It was the samei old ship
that had carried many passengers to the safe harbor in the Land of
Great Wisdom, but this day was a gala day in its history. Many people
gazed upon it in wonder as they watchedi the forty-two beautiful and
charming young ladies and the thirty-six bold and dashing young
gentlemen as they so happily stepped aboard, for it was rumored that
they were about to set sail over new- and untried waters in a quest for
"The Fountain of Perfect Understanding".
When we were all aboard we began to set the ship in order. We were
informed by older passengers that our journey was not to be one over
one big sea. In reality it was over four smaller seas, each growing in
size as We passed from one to the other.
Our course over the first and smallest of the seas was charted for
us by Mary Fern Smith. During this year, 1944-45, Mr. Harold Moody
held the position of helmsman.
We veered from the main course of our journey and stopped at
"Dog Patch Island". Here we had a happy time. Those from our group
to win recognition at the "Dog Patch" party were Pat Jackson and Don
Raley, Jim Smith and Betty Perdue.
Farther on, into the depth of this sea, we were attracted by some
beautiful Boston ivy plants. We purchased some of these to add to the
beauty of our ship, G. C. H. S.
Some of our boys became interested in basketball. We encouraged
Carl Griffiths, Gratton Karnes, Amos Kent, and Don Raley, for we all
enjoyed their pastime.
A few of our passengers became sea sick. A number were tempted
to throw up algebra and other disagreeable dishes. Some even wanted
to toss their best belongings overboard in times of rough sea. But we
were assured by our stowardess, Jean Jones, and first-aid workers, Dcn
Raiey and Billy Jordon, that it would be necessary to digest these
"indigestibles" over and over again until they were perfectly
And thus we came to the cmd -of the Freshman Sea. With careful
steering we soon found our course upon the second sea. The crew of
officers was changed. To pilot our ship over this sea, we chose Billy
Jordon, Amos Kent, Phyllis Weaver, and Bernadine Brown.
Storms were not so frequent upon this Sophomore Sea. Neither did
so many cases of seasickness develop. Yet, at the Island of Indifference,
a number of our passengers got off the ship and did not continue the
journey with us. As Sophomores there were fifty-two who finished that
journey. Our helmsman was Mr. S. N. Atkinson.
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Peering into space and gazing over the waters, we were able to
catch glances of a seemingly beautiful body of water, known as the
Junior Sea. We eagerly anticipated entrance upon it.
As we prepared for the ordeal, reorganization was necessary. Mr.
Lester Gill was made our pilot. Apprentice seamen were selected to do
the bidding of the passengers and Mr. Gill. After careful consideration,
the responsibilities of this voyage were entrusted to Delmond Weir,
Carl Griffiths, Phyllis Weaver, and Amos Kent. Our voyage was
successful and time passed quickly. But again some of our number had
been attracted by sights seen along the way. Islands of Leisure: had
attracted them. Not all the passengers stayed with us until we were
ready to enter the last and largest of these bodies of water, the Senior
The remaining forty of the original sevemty-eight were willing to
embark upon this sea. One, having seen the folly of the unfinished,
came to travel with us. We were happy to wel-come her as we sailed the
Senior Sea. To steer our ship through a safe journey, we chose Mrs.
Edith Throgmorton. She was to have-the help of such able officers as
Delmond Weir, Amos Kent, Hazel Hedges, and Betty Perdue.
VVe have kept our friends 'informed of our dfoings through the
Bearcat Journal. Our time has been well filled. First there was the Tea
Party. Raising funds for the "Galatian", a complete log of our dear old
ship, G. C. H. S., was a long, drawn-out piece of business. Billy Griffin
and Ralph Brownimanaged this for us.
Athletics required the attention of many of our young men, as well
as some of the young ladies.
The best and most vital history of anything is never given t
world. So it must be with the class of 1948! 'W
It has been a most wonderful voyage. We have not faced any gale
which we have not been able to withstand. The tides of our averages
have continued to rise and fall. The billows of examinations have some
times tried to overwhelm us, but none of them succeeded. We have been
able to pay the price in good hard work for every part of this passage.
Therefore, let us say with Byron:
"Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets
sweep over thee 'in vain!" But not in vain the class of 1948! We will go
on writing new logs of greater adventure, for while the Voyage of High
School Life is at an end, the Voyage of Real Life is just now and here
at its triumphant commencement!
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MARY FERN SMITH PATSY SUE JACKSON ROSEMARY TRIPLETT MA EATHERLY
"When You Were Sweet"The Man I Love"
Chorus-1, 2, 4
Sextette-1, 2, 4
Pep Club!-1, 2
Play-1, 2, 4
"I Want A Girl"
Class Officer-2, 3, 4
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4-H Pres.-2, 3, 4
Setitetfce-1, 2, 4
Pep Club-1, 2
Plays-1, 2, 4
Jr. Queen Attendant
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Chorus-1, 2, 4
Conservation C. Pres.-4 Orchestra-1
BILLY JOE GRIFFIN
"Peg O' My Heart"
BETTY JANE DEVINE
"Don't You Love Me
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Pep Club-1, 2
Plays-1, 2, 4
Jr. Queen Attendant-3
Plays-1, 2, 3, 4
"Too Fat Polka"
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"Troubled Over You"
Plays-1, 2, 4
"I Wonder Who's
Kissing Her Now"
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Basketball--1, 2, 3, 4
"I'm - king Believe"
Plays-1, 2, 4
Pep Club-1, 2
"I Love No One But
Kentucky-1, 2, 3
"Now Is The Hour"
"Begin The Beguine"
G. A. A.-4
"Sioux City Sue"
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"Some Sunday Morning""Stardust"
Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 Chorus-1
Class Officer-2, 3, 4 Pep Club-1, 2
Hi-Y-4 Cheerleader-2, 3
Volleyball-1, 2 P. E.-2
Newspaper-4 - Librarian-2, 4
First Aid-1 Newspaper-4
Track-3 First Aid--2
FRANCES BLACKBURN JAMES W. THOMPSON
"How Soon?" "Never, Never Trust
Harrisburg-1 A Woman"
Librarian-2, 3 Basketball+2, 3, 4
Annual Staff-4 Softball-3, 4
Newspaper-4 Volleyball-1, 2
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Volleyball-1 Plays-1, 2
Orchestra.-1 P. E.-2, 3
Pep Club-1 G. A. A.-4
Class Officer'-1 Annual Staff-4
P. E.-2 Cheerleader-4
Play-1 Class Officer-4
DONALD DUNNING BOB UPCHURCH
P. E.-3, 4 P. E.-3
Annual Staff-4 F. F. A.-1
Newspaper-4 4-H-2, 3
MARY PINGLETON HAROLD KIELHORN
"Give Me The Simple "Rumors Are Flying"
G. A. A.-4
MARY LOU COWGUR
"That's My Desire"
"Night and Day"
Class Officer-2, 3
G. A. A.-4
"Crazy Cause I Love
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Softball-1, 2, 8, 4
"Give Me Eive Minutes
Plays-1, 2, 3, 4
F. F. A.-1, 2, 3
JANE ROSE BROWN
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The annual staff of 1947-8 had its usual year of work. The first
part of the year was given to the organizing of the "Galatian". Raising
the money to finance the book was no little piece of work.
Through the help and cooperation of teachers and students, the
staff gathered the material found herein.
Be-tty Perdue was elected staff editor with Frances Blackburn as
assistant. These, with fifteen other students from the Senior Class,
made up the annual staff. Every student had a special assignment. All
students and work were directed by Mrs. Throgmorton.
Complete staff membership-Perdue, Blackburn, R. Brown, Griffin,
Weir, Ray, Abney, Triplett, Mott, Richey, Fisher, Hedges, Cowgur,
Dunning, and Weaver.
The newspaper was sponsored by the Senior Class with Mrs. Throg-
morton as director. The newspaper staff edited a paper, The Bearcat
Journal, every six weeks. Ther editor of the paper was Jean Jones,
assisted by Hazel Hedges. The papers were run off on the mimeograph
machine and put together and stapled by the staff. The news was
gathered from all the different activities by the reporters of the staff.
The complete membership of the staff is as follows:
Jones, Hedges, Mott, Blackburn, Griffin, Cowgur, Richey, Weaver,
Rice, Perdue, Kent, Griffiths, R. Brown, Williams, Fisher, Weir, Abney,
Kielhorn, Ray, Dunning.
The Senior Class sponsored a Tea Party for the Freshmen girls to
welcome them to the school and help them to get acquainted. It was on
October 3, 1947. Tea and home-made cookies were served by the Senior
hostesses. Entertainment was furnished by Betty Maple and Jean Jones.
The librarian's duty is to help students to find the books they
wish to read, the reference books needed and to take care of checking
out and checking books in when due. The librarians also have to see
that the books are in their correct places and that the right cards are
in the books. The first hour librarian adjusts the stamp, sorts magazines
Five minutes before the class period ends, the magazines are
collected and placed in the magazine rack in their correct groups. At
the end of each hour all encycliopedias are checked to see that they are
all in order, also the dictionaries.
The librarians for the year 1947-48 are as follows: Dorothy Devine,
Peggy Ross, Delores Thomas, Mary Lou Fletcher, Betty Thomas, Betty
Higgins, Mildred Braden, Marie Burlison, Betty Holt, Virginia Ross,
Anna Mae Tate, Joan Heflin, Margie Williams, Delores Irvin, Frances
Webber, and Charles Hankins.
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lunior Class History
It was in September of 1945 that 52 Freshmen enrolled in the
Galatia Community High School.
After learning that they really had nothing to fear and that
Freshmen were a necessary part of the high school, they met and elected
officers as follows:
President ........ . .. Jackie Adams
Vice President .... .. .. . Richard Gray
Secretary ........................... Betty Peyton
Treasurer ........................ Wilma Edwards
Mrs. Lura Groves was chosen as sponsor.
As Freshmen, the class holds pleasant memories of a Tea Party
given by the Seniors, an annual Dog Patch party where Betty Adams
and Ronnie Karnes were given honors, and picnics. Other events could
Coming back as Sophomores in September of '46, the enrollment
had dropped slightly. This time there were only 46 in the class.
This year the pilots for the class were selected as follows:
President .......................... Ronnie Karnes
Vice President ...................... J. W. Pulliam
Secretary ........................... Betty Peyton
Treasurer ........................ Evelyn Johnson
Mrs. Edith Throgmorton was selected sponsor.
The School Carnival was a big event for the Sophomores. From
this group was elected both King and Queen, namely, J. W. Pulliam and
As 1947 rolled around and the class enrolled as "Jolly Juniors", the
number had dropped slighty again. This time there were 41 in the class.
Soon after they got their bearings, they met and elected the
following class officers:
President .................... Johnnie Braden
Vice President .... .. . Philip Weaver
Secretary ....... Ronald Spears
Treasurer ............................ Jack Adams
Bookkeeper .......................... Betty Parks
Mr. Wendell Phillips was chosen as sponsor.
This year the Juniors were a very busy lot, selling soft drinks, hot
dogs, candy, and popcorn at all home basketball games. They did this in
preparation for the Junior and Senior Prom and Banquet given for the
Senior Class by the Junior Class near the end of the school year.
The contributions to the athletic department made by the class is
not to be forgotten either. On the basketball squad they have placed
David Gann, Donald Golliher, Richard Gray, Ronnie Karnes and J. W.
Juniors who played on the softball tearm were David Gann, Jimmy
Kaytor, J. W. Pulliam and Donald Golliher.
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The Junior Class of 1946-47, with Mr. Gill as the sponsor, grave a
banquet and prom in honor of the Senior Class.
The theme of the occasion was "Holland", The Gymnasium was
The dinner, prepared by the Rebecca Lodge, was enjoyed very much
by the Seniors, teachers, and board members.
The Band furnished the evening's entertainment and everyone had
a splendid time.
Betty Perdue was chosen Junior Queen. Hear attendants were Patsy
Jackson and Betty Maple.
The prom of '46-'47 will be long remembered by everyone.
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In the fall of '46, seventy-two Freshmen enterd G. C. H. S. to begin
their struggle for an education.
They met in the gymnasium and elected the following class officers
for the year.
President ........ ....... L eon Hall
Vice President . . . .... Nancy Cartezr
Secretary ...... ...... F orrest Hall
Treasurer .... . . . Barbana Williams
Sponsor ............................. Mrs. Groves
The Senior girls welcomed the Freshmen girls with a Tea Party
which was enjoyed by all.
The basketball squad for the second team games consisted of the
following Freshmen: Paul Thompson, Dale Watson, Bill Killman, Neal
Cantrell, Tony Russell, and James Braden.
Wlzen they came back as Sophomores this year, there were only
fifty-two remaining students of the original seventy-two. The new
students registered later. They were Eva Combs from Harrisburg and
Sammy Ewell from Eldorado.
They met in Room C and elected the following class officers for the
year of 1947-1948:
President . . .r ................... Mary Lou Flcrtcher
Vice President . . . . . . Frances Webber
Secretary ...... .... .I ames Braden
Treasurer ...................... Betty Lou Thomas
Mrs. Harbison is the sponsor of the Sophomore Class
The Sophomores contributed Paul Thompson, Dale Watson, Tony
Russell, and James Braden to play basketball on the second team.
About the middle of October the class had a hayride. They went to
the country and had a Weiner roast at which everyone had a delightful
The class was represented at the carnival by Frances Webber as
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Betty Lee Allen
Carrol Lee Clark
Anna Belle Gann
Donna Lou Garrison
Delmar Lee Cox
Lela Faye Hall
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Freshman Class History
When the Freshmen started to school last fall there was an
enrollment of sixty-six doubtful, nervous and excited boys and girls.
Since those September days, four Freshmen dropped out of school.
Mrs. Groves, the class sponsor, helped the class choose officers at
a meeting in the gymnasium, on Friday, Sptember 19. Delmar Cox was
elected as presidentg Keith Deal became Vice President, Jerry Cook
was selected as secretaryg and Wanda Braden was elected for class
Several boys made the Freshman Basketball team. They were Jerry
Cook, Keith Deal, Lilbern Kent, Herbert Krausz, Albert Bledig, Bob
Bond., Pat Murphy, Jimmy Boatright, Robert Karnes and James Russell.
Those of the class who were exempted from all the mid-ye-ar
examinations were Albert Bledig, Betty Orto, Barbara Mosby, Anna
Belle Gann, Deloris Thomas and Mary Carter.
Highest grades for the Freshmen go to Anna Belle and Albert
Bledig. These two had the same average.
In the "Galatian" Hall of Fame, the Freshmen have seven repre-
sentativcs: Sammy Edwards and Ruth Williams had the nicest smiley
Joan Ryan was the best dressed, Mona Hedger was chosen as the cutest
girl of the classy James Russell was the cutest boyg Betty Higgins was
the most popular and Arthur Watson the most talkative.
The Freshmen close the year, anticipating the ventures of "Sopho-
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The Glee Club and sextette were under the leadership of Miss
DeWeese this year.
The sextette sang "Peg O' My Heart" for the vcoronation at the
The Glee Club sang in the background for the Christmas tableau,
"Oh Wonderous Star".
Under the direction of Miss DeWeese, the musical tableau consisted
of one act. This was given on the Tuesday night of December 22, at 7:30.
In the cast, the Glee Club constituted the seen choir. The Angel and
Spirits were the unseen choir.
The characters of the tableau Were:
..... Jim Richey
Mary Lou Cowgur
Shepherds . . .
Kings . . .
Spirit of Old Testament ....
Spirit of New Testament . . .
Spirit of Calvary
Readers . . .
.. Philip Weaver
. . . Freddy Slavens
. . . . Verna Keelin
.. Merrilee Tate
. . Betty Maple
Ilev. Louie Durfee, Pastor
The Bearcats won the championship of the "Little Egyptian
Conference". This is the first year for the new conference and it is
composed of the following schools: Carrier Mills, Cave-In-Rock, Galatia,
Golconda, Brockport, Rosiclare and Vienna. Galatia won ten conference
games, while they lost two to win a clear title to the championship.
The schedule for the 1947-48 team follows:
Oalvc-In-Rock' .... 38
Rosiclaref . . . . . . .51
Golconda' . . . . . . . 47
McLeansboro .... 40
Thompsonville . . . . . . .40
Vienna' .... .... 5 4
Eldorado .... . . . 45
Carrier Mills"' . . . . . . . 64
Cave-In-Rock' . . .... 36
G-elcondaf' ..... .... 5 0
Brockport . . .... 51
Vienna" ........ . . . .
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Free Throws Fouls Games Total
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G. Karnes 88 254 35 63 145 43 58 26 239
C. Griffiths 111 336 33 66 112 59 66 26 288
J. Pulliam 115 262 43 43 98 44 66 26 273
J. Thompson 24 76 33 42 78 53 42 26 90
D. Golliher 74 188 39 26 63 41 84 26 174
A. Kent 15 28 54 18 29 62 17 19 48
D Gann 30 90 33 20 35 57 17 26 80
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Galatia 47 5012 37921 14 48
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The Bearcats enjoyed a good season. They won 20 games, losing
only 6. Their worst defeat was by six points, while they lost three
games by only one point. We will lose Karnes, Griffiths, Thompson and
Kent because of their graduation.
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On January 28, the Galatia Bearcats met the Carrier Mills Cats on
the Vienna floor for the third time this year. The game was in Carrier
Mills' favor in the first two quarters, 29 to 28. Galatia came though with
a driving finish to win over Carrier Mills 38 to 36.
On the second night of the tournament, Galatia met Golconda whom
they had previously beaten twice in a row. Galatia pulled into the lead at
the third quarter again, after the first tied, 17 to 17. The Bearcats won
by a seven point margin, 43 to 36.
On the last night of the tournament, the Galatia Bearcats met the
Vienna five for the championship game. Galatia jumped off at the first
quarter with a 12 to 8 lead, and were ahead at half-time, 22 to 20. Both
teams kept up their pace and the Bearcats led at the third quarter, 36 to
34. In the fourth quarter the Bearcats played heads-up ball, but Vienna
hit from all spots of the floor and won a thrilling contest which beat
Coach Phillip's crew for the championship 46 to 45.
The Bearcats are leading the conference with 8 wins and one loss
with three more games to be played.
Equality Invitational Tournament
In the second game of the Equality Invitational Tournament, the
Bearcats defeated Cra-b Orchard 63 to 39. This victory gave the Cats a
chance to play in the semi-finals against Ridgeway who defeated
Enfield in the first game.
The Bearcats had a tough time getting by Ridgeway with the score
of 30 to 28 in a double over-time. It was a low scoring game because the
Ridgeway five wore trying to stop the Galat'a fast break, by holding
the ball. With this victory added to their string, they entered the. finals
against Carrier Mills, who defeated Cave-In-Rock.
' The Galatia five experienced a different brand of ball in the game
against Carrier Mills, whom they had defeated earlier in the season by
33 points. It was also a low scoring game with the score at the half
being 2 to 2 and the final score 20 to 17, with Carrier Mills being the
victor. Carrier Mills stalled the ball most of the first quarter and all of
the second quarter with their objective being to break up the zone
defense of the Bearcats.
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Softball practice began on the first day of school with infield and
outfield drills. The rest of the week featured inter-squad games.
Galatia's starting line-up for 1947-48 was as follows:
Gratton Karnes catcher Carl Griffiths, .. short stop
David Gann ....... pitcher J. W. Pulliam .... 3rd base
James Thompson .. lst base Harold Kielhorn .... l. field
Donald Golliher .. 2nd base Jimmy Kaytor .... c. field
Amos Kent ........ r. field
Other members of the squad were Paul Thompson, Ronnie Karnes,
James Braden, Ronald Spears, Tony Russell, Jackie Adams, Bob Baker,
Buddy Gray, Dale Watson, Richard Wigart, and Fred Allen, manager.
The softball team lost five men this year but went on to win half of
The first game was played September 9 against Equality on the
home diamond. Gann was the starting pitcher but Griffiths took over in
the second inning, and held them in check for the remaining six innings,
while his team-matcs scored seven runs. The final outcome was Equality
8, Galatia 7. The winning pitcher Williams, the losing, Griffiths.
The following Friday, the Bearcats journeyed to Carrier Mills for
their second gz me which proved to be very close. Galatia won, 2 to 1.
Carrier Mills collected four hits, while Galatia got seven. Gann, the
winning pitcher, Pearson the losing.
The Bearcats played their only night game on September 16,
against Ridgeway. A bus load of students went along to see them go
down in defeat, 22 to 7. Ridgeway got nine hits and Galatia got six.
Pulliam, who had gone hitless in the other two games, got to the Ridge-
way fireball artist for a trfple and a home run. Pritchett, the winning
pitcher, Gann the losing.
The fourth game of the season was a return game with Equality
in which the Bearcats won, 8 to 6. Both teams got six hits each. Coach
Phillips used three pitchers and two substitutes to win the game. Karnes
was the winning pitcher and Williams was the losing.
The Bearcats played their second game aginst Ridgeway September
26. It turned out to be a real ballgame, Galatia losing, 4 to 3. Pulliam
started on the mound for Galatia'but was relieved by Gann before the
first inning was over. The Galatia sluggers kept pace with the opposition
all the way, having seven hits to Ridgcway's eight. Galatia had the bases
leaded several times during the game but there was no one who could
come through with the hit that could win the game. Willis went all the
way for Ridgeway.
The Bearcats made their last game the best, defeating Carrier Mills
11 to 1. Tho opposition got five scattered hits, while Galatia rapped out
twelve. most of which went for extra bases, with Pulliam getting a home
run and Karnes, Gann, and Kavtor gett'ng a triple each. The Galatia
pitcher had a shut-out up until the sixth inning, when Durfee, the
Carrier Mills second socker, connected for a home run. Gann the winning
pitcher and Pearson the losing.
Individual lsatting honors went to Kaytor and Karnes with .400 and
.363 averages respectively.
The batting average of the team as a whole was .261, with 44 hits
out of 169 times at bat. The team scored a total of 37 runs.
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This year the P. E. girls joined the G. A. A. fGirls Athletic Associa-
tionl. This association helps to promote interest and aids in the
development of girls.
On Saturday, October 11, a play day was held at Norris City. The
girls participated in cage ball, volley ball, softball, basketball, peteka,
and deck tennis. The ten girls attending from Galatia were Betty Higgins,
Betty Abney, Phyllis Weaver, Frances Webber, Lou Ellen Ray, Betty
Perdue, Patricia Takacs, Esther Burchell, Wilma Edwards, Betty
Devine, and Mrs. Lura Groves, sponsor. Prizes were given to those
winning the most games.
Representatives from Cairo, Sesser, Eldorado, Galatia, Olney,
Marion, Mt. Carmel, Zeiglcr, Johnston City, and Norris City were present.
Boys P. E.
The boys P. E. class instructor was Mr. Phillips, the coach. During
the early fall and spring days, classes were held on the playground every
Monday and Wednesday. They played such games as volleyball, softball,
and basketball. Although there were many other games and exercises,
these were the three major ones for outdoor activity.
During the winter months the boys played in the gymnasium. In
class periods, the instructor tried to improve the playing of games, as
well as sportsmanship. The boys chose teams and played a few basket-
ball games. The coach divided the boys into four groups and chose a team
from each group to play against the other group. This furnished activity
in which all the class was interested.
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Future Farmers oi America
The Galatia F. F. A. chapter Was organized in 1939. It has been
maintained every year since with the aid of the agriculture classes,
f rom which place membership is drawn.
This chapter meets once at night and once during the day of each
month to transact regular business. Some of the activities of the F. F. A.
are crow-killing contests, rifle club, field trips, moving pictures, setting
trees and rosa-malta flora, speaking contests at Carbondale, judging
contest? and F. F. A. training school, also an annual vacation trip to Lake
The chapter also sponsors a Conservation Club. The local chapter
has eighteen members, who are Ralph Brown, Presidentg Jimmy Kaytor,
Vice President, Charles Hankins, Secretaryg Vernon Milligan, Treasurer,
Avondale Tate, reporter, Tony Russell, Harold Woolard, B-ob Bond, James
Estes, Robert Ray, Roy Lee Pyle, Jimlmy Childs, Leon Hall, Charles
Harris, Vivert Adkisson, Leon Dunning, Huey Cravens, and Fred Allen.
First Aid is the treatment given to an injured person before the
doctor arrives. The aim of First Aid is not to cure but to prevent the
injury from becoming worse.
First Aid is given as an addition to the health class and approxi-
mately six weeks are spent in the study and practice of First Aid.
First Aid is not a subject to be lightly passed over, but should be
required of every person graduating from school. It is not known how
many lives could be saved or how many permanent injuries could be
prevented if every person had a working knowledge of First Aid.
The class this year has studied the first steps in caring for fractures,
common ailments and conditions due to accidents.
We feel we have accomplished much by taking this course.
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The annual carnival of G. C. H. S. was held October 30, 1947. The
part that everyone always 1-ooks forward to is the selection of the most
popular boy and girl, who are chosen from several nominees, to be
crowned as King and Queen.
This year, Queen Patsy Sue Jackson, a Senior, was escorted to the
throne by the elected King, Carl Griffiths, also a Senior. At the throne
our last year's King and Queen, J. W. Pulliam and Wilma Edwards, were
there to crown them.
The Queen's attendants were, Mary Lou Cowgur, Mary Fern Smith
and Frances Webber. The King's attendants were Billy Griffin, Amos
Kent and James Russell. Little Nelda Ross and Gary Bruce Hill carried
the crown and train for the Queen.
During the previous years the following Queens have been:
1937 Juanita Watson
1938 Letha Mae Miner
1939 Izabella Brothers
1940 Virginia Davis
1941 Leota Droit
1942 Barbara Robinson
1943 Betty Fowler
1944 Edna Devine
1945 Mary Lou Perdue
1946 Wilma Lo-u Edwards
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Special attention is being given to the students of
the Galatia Community High School who have made the
highest grades throughout their attendance in High School.
Students making the highest grade are:
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Junior Class-David Gann
Sophomore Class-Charles Hankins
Freshman Class-Anna Belle Gann, Albert Bledig
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1. Labor day, no school.
2. Miss DeWeese and Mr. Baker entered our school as teachers.
3. Everybody happy.
4. Annual staff selected.
5. First assembly meeting called.
8. Physical Examinations.
9. School is Well under way.
10. Jackie Adams was taken from P. E. class to the hospital.
11. Mr. Phillips had a car wreck.
12. Softball game with Carrier Mills, Galatia Won.
15. Nancy Carter and Joan Zumbaum reported missing.
16. Softball game with Ridgewayg we didn't win.
17. Juniors and Seniors took University tests.
18. Freshmen are finding that school is not a playhouse.
19. Pictures taken. Galatia beat Equality in softball game.
22. Another "blue" Monday.
23. Doris Jones quit school.
24. Plans made for Senior tea party to welcome the Freshmen girls.
25. What happened?
26. Class Officers elected.
29. Senior Class meeting.
1. New love affair of Arah and Kielhorn started.
2. Snapshots taken for the Annual.
3. Galatia beat Carrier Mills. Senior tea party given.
6. Sale of Annual ads started.
7. Assembly meeting.
8. Tests are in the air.
9. First six weeks exams.
10. No school, teachers meeting.
13. Margie Williams and her fortune-telling are the center of
14. Magazine campaign off to a good start.
15. Bob Cain believes that it is better to walk down the stairs.
16. Everyone enjoying October's "bright blue" weather.
17. Senior pictures are made.
20. Mr. Bond proves himself a poet.
21. Seniors chose announcements and name cardsg Juniors chose
their class rings.
22. Report cards distributed.
23. Centennial of Saline County began.
24. Pupils excused to go on Centennial tour.
27. Magazine campaign ended.
28. Assembly meeting the third hour.
29. King and Queen ballots circulating.
30. fine looking group of "Hoboes" came to school. The carnival
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Queen and King.
4. Mr. Atkinson makes school motto, "Keep Busy".
5. Prizes for magazine salesmen arrive.
6. Cheerleaders selected.
7. We are defeated in basketball by the Alumni.
10. Everyone looking forward to a holiday.
11. Armistice Day.
12. Seniors getting ready to issue the Bearcat Journal.
13. Why is it that Jack Adams never gets to typing class on time?
14. Magician performed at school.
17. Mrs. Throgmorton doesn't know why girls wear engagement
18. Say, did you know that Jimmy Childs was a basketball player?
He was substitute for a second team at Harco.
19. Seniors at work on the newspaper.
20. Seniors are making their class wills.
21. Second six weeks exams.
24. Senior name cards arrive!
25. James Harris reported to bex in the hospital.
26. Report cards distributed. I smell turkey!
27. Thanksg'iving vacation.
1. Students are lazy after their vacation.
2. Seniors start work on another issue of the newspaper.
3. Assembly and pep meeting held.
4. Home room meeting third hour.
5. Mrs. Groves absent from school.
8. Christmas is coming, better be good, Joe!
9. Mr. Allen here to speak to the students on Education.
10. Senior pictures arrive.
11. Mr. Bond gets bell for Agriculture work shop.
12. Assembly called the 5th hour.
15. Wonder why Billy Holt won't have anything to do with Barbara
Smith. Invitational tournament at Equaltiy began.
16. Everyone seems to be dreaming of a "White Christmas".
17 . "Winkie" Curtis believes it is better to get to school early.
18. New typewriters arrive.
19. Bearcats get trophy and second place in tournament.
22. Wonder wh-o it is that pushes typewriters off on the floor?
23. Last day of school until next year. Christmas play given by
grade school and high school.
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6. Ivan Willis doesn't like to throw paper wads.
7. Mr. Gill is carrying a can of gold fish with him.
9. Annual pictures completed.
13. Basketball game with Thompsonvilleg we won!
15. First Semester Exams.
16. Still more exams!
17. We beat Brookport. Happy Birthday to Mrs. Throgmorton.
19. Two boys from Raleigh start in school.
23. Hamburg bus broke down We beat Rosiclair.
28. Vienna Tournament. 29. James Harris is back in school.
2. Did Mr. Groundhog see himself today?
6. Basketball game with Carrier Mills.
10. Basketball game with Eldorado.
13. Bearcat Journal is circulating again.
17. Basketball game with Crab Orchard.
20. Basketball-boys journey to Brookport.
22. Washington had a birthday.
27. End of fourth six weeks exams.
29. Did you know this is Leap Year? Look out boys!
1. The beginning of a windy month, hear the students blowing?
2. Wonder where Gratton Karnes got all his jokes? Could it have
been from Frankie?
9. Pupils looking for their announcements.
10. When it becomes quiet in the 7th h-our library, you know that
Mr. Atkinson has just walked in.
11. A nice sunny day.
20. Did you know that all the teachers have had hobbies this year?
It's giving tests.
23. Joe Allecci has a new plan. He is going to put on weight.
257. Why is it that the English I Class is so bright?
1. April Fool!
9. End of fifth six weeks period.
14. A bad disease is spreading in school-Spring Fever.
21. Did you hear about Mr. Atkinson going to bed with two animals?
His two calves.
28. Nice weather.
30. Believe- it or not, but those Freshmen sure are improving!
1. Everyone seems happy because school will soon be out.
10. Decorating the gym for the Junior-Senior Banquet.
14. Some Seniors wonder if it is really true that they will soon be
15. Typing classes are working hard to get their speed.
20. The teachers aren't forgetfulg we have another six weeks exam.
21. End of six weeks period. 24. Examinations for three days.
23. Baccalaureate service. 28. Commencement exercises.
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The Centennial was held October 23, 24, 25. On the first day there
was a tour. The parade of floats, which was about three miles long,
depicted Saline County's history of the past one hundred years. The
second day, which was October 24, all the contests were held at the Saline
County fair ground. Some of the G. C. H. S. teachers were participants
of the bearded contest.
On Saturday, the last day, there was a parade of the floats. The
parade started in Galatia at the old tobacco barn and,went to all the high
points of interest in Saline County, then back to the fair ground in Harris-
burg about one o'clock that afternoon.
The Peabody Miners had a float which had the title of "Peg O' My
Heart". There were three girls from Galatia High School who rode this
float, namely, Frances Blackburn, Betty Perdue, and Betty Devine.
The float from Galatia Community High School won second place.
This float was made by Mr. J. B. Bond's agricultural class and was of a
colonial agriculture scene.
Ten girls from the high school were in the Pageant. They were
Mary Smith, Margie Williams, Phyllis Weaver, Mary Lou Cowgur, Pat
Jackson, Hazel Hedges, Betty Perdue, Jean Jones, Betty Maple, and
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I can scarcely realize that so many years have passed! Though it
has been ten years, it seems only yesterday that we sat together in
Annual Staff conference with other Seniors and Mrs. Throgmorton.
When you have finished your spring shearing of those Wyoming
sheep, I am happily anticipating your visit to my Michigan Duck Farm.
You know, Jim, I received a very interesting copy of the Bearcat
Journal the other day. I'm sure you remember Betty Abney who sent
it to me. She is teaching in G. C. H. S. and sponsorfng the Senior class
this year. Several pages of the Journal were given over to the "Where-
Abouts of Seniors of 1948".
Pauline Brown is employed as a traveling sales lady for a large
New York Clothing House. She is really "vacationing" as she earns.
After leaving high school Jane Rose Brown took up the study of
medicine. She has a new medicine which is recommended for anything
from an eye disease to Athlete's Foot.
Ralph Brown has a Hudson garage in Galatia. You know he spent a
lot of time in the Work Shop with Mr. Bond. I always thought Ralph
would be a farmer.
Frances Blackburn has gone to Switzerland. After making a study
of the Swiss art of wood carving, she expects to return to the Ozark
region of Missouri. There she and her husband will operate a Novelty
Shop, specializing in novelties of hand carved wood.
Viola Bryant and her husband have a karakul ranch in California.
I'd cgrtainly like to have a Persian lamb coat made from a lamb on that
One of our group has gone into the movies. Guess? It is Mary Lou
Cowgur. Her first picture is to be released next month.
Mary Fern Smith and Betty Maple are opera singers. They are
touring the states together.
Betty Devine and husband have taken up a home-stcad in Alaska.
Donald Dunning married Eva Combs, the girl of his high school
days. They live in Galatia and are the proprietors of a corner grocery.
M Mary Eatherly went to Florida. She will probably become a Spanish
Geneva Fisher is teaching in a Business Scho-Cl in St. Louis, Mo.
Bill Fletcher is owner and manager of the Fletcher Wholesale
Company in Kansas City.
Betty Golliher is a nurse, Working with D-octor Delmond Weir. They
are also scientists and are experimenting with a particular vitamin, which
when perfected, is supposed to cause one to retain youth for as much as
one hundred fifty years.
And would you believe it? Billy Griffin is a lawyer. I always knew
though, that he had several approaches to the truth.
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Carl Griffiths has retained his love for sports. He is a coach in one
of the eastern colleges.
Hazel Hedges lives with her husband on a farm near Thompsonville.
They have two lovely children. And, what is more, they have two
productive oil wells on their farm!
Pat Jackson is the society editor of a new magazine. I believe the
name of it is "Spring Breezes".
The children of Mexico City are fortunate to have Jean Jones among
them as a social worker. She is employed by the Mexican government.
Gratton Karns, Amos Kent, and James Thompson have formed the
Triple Corporation. They manufacture men's ties, using soybeans and
sour milk. '
The minister in our class is Harold Kielhcrn. He has charge of a
large church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Logan Libby and Richard Wigart have taken up magic. Logan is
president of the Magicians Union, and Richard is his secretary. I wonder
how many rabbits they have found in their hats!
Charlene Mitchell and Doris Talkington own and operate a bakery.
Their specialty is apple pie.
Soon after graduation, Eugene Mott went to Texas. He is a senator
in that state and also editor of one of Houston's large newspapers.
Betty Perdue certainly took advantage of her training on the
"Galatian" staff. She is becoming a well known writer. Her latest book
is "Sunshine and Shadows".
Mary Pingleton is employed as a dietician by the American Medical
Society. She is now stationed at Costa Rica studying the rights and
wrongs in the diets of the natives.
Ellen Ray is quite well known for her comic strip, now carried
by the leading newspaper of Richmond, Virginia.
Virginia Rice and her husband own a skating rink in Galatia. It is
a favorite place for the G. C. H. S. students to spend their leisure time.
I Bob and Dale Upchurch are outstanding horticulturists. By
experimentation and scientific methods, the deserts will now become
"garden spots" of the world. The new plant foods, resulting from their
experimental workjwill improve the w-orld's food supply.
A And who is the "skiing star" of Sun Valley, Idaho? None other than
Phyllis Weaver. Although Phyllis entered journalism, she has time for
her favorite sport.
Margie Williams travels for Look Magazine. Recently she returned
from South America where she had gone to get some picture material
on Indian life in the Andes.
But I must not make this letter too long. And anyway, I expect to
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D. A. H. Award
Betty June Perdue was chosen by the faculty members and the
student body for the honor of receiving the D. A. R. Good Citizenship
award. The award is given annually by the Daughters of the American
Revolution to Senior girls who have been found to excel in the qualities
of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. The project's aim
is to build youthful character and to call attention to those qualities
which are desirable in good citizenship.
Phyllis Ann Weaver, Betty Abney, Lou Ellen Ray, Hazel Hedges,
Virginia Rice and Rosemary Triplett were also candidates for the award.
Girls selected as Good Citizens were this year entertained at the state
conference of D. A. R. which met in Peoria in March. From this group
on girl was chosen Illinois Pilgrim. The winning Pilgrims from the 48
states, as guests of the National Society, shared a pilgrimage of
inspiration, education and pleasure to the Continental Congress at
Washington, D. C., with all expenses paid by D .A. R.
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Last Will and Testament
Ladies and Gentlemen, Board of Education, Superintendent,
Teachers, and Friends: p
Upon behalf of my client, the class of 1948, of Galatia Community
High School, of the city of Galatia, State of Illinois, United States of
America, we have called you together upon this solemn, serious occasion,
to listen to her last will and testament, and to receive from her dying
hand the few gifts she has to bestow in her last moments. Cutting so
rapidly loose from life, and finding so many things of such gigantic
proportions to be attended to before the end should come upon her,
realizing at the same time that she had no longer any time left to spend
in the cultivating of her own virtues, she did, collectively and individually
deem it best to distribute these virtues with her own hands to those
friends whose needs require them.
Owing to the flighty condition of her brain, and the unusual dis-
turbance in its gray matter, she begs us to state for her that she may
quite possibly have been mistaken in her inventory, but such things as
she thinks she has, sfhe hereby gives into your possession, praying that
you will accept them as a sacred trust from one who has gone before.
Listen, then, one and all, while we read the document, as duly
drawn up and sworn to.
I, Margie. Williams, will my gum to anyone Who can chew it and get
by With it. CI can'tJ
I, Richard Wigart, will my dignity to Dale Watson.
I, Delmond Weir, will my high grades to James Bozarth.
I, Phyllis Weaver, will my excess weight to Marie Burlison.
I, Dale Upchurch, will my good grades in Senior Civics to Joel
I, Bob Upchurch, will my good behavior in Mrs. Groves' class to
I, Rosemary Triplett, will my ability to catch a man at a Dogpatch
party to any girl wh-0 needs one.
S I, James Thompson, will my secret of playing baseball to Ronald
H 1 I, Doris Talkington, will my love for out-of-school boys to Betty
A o t.
I, Ma.ry Fern Smith, will my curly ha'ir to Patty Martin.
dl, Jim Richey, will my excess height to Tony Russell who really
nee s it.
I, Ellen Ray, will my gift of gab to Betty Thomas.
I, Mary Pingleton, will my love for men to Anna Mae Tate.
I, Betty Perdue, will my love for driving a car to Wilma Edwards.
I, Eugene Mott, will my lady-killing technique to David Gann.
I, Charline Mitchell, will my gray eyes to J. W. Pulliam, who can't
ever find his lesson assignments.
I, Betty Maple, leave my abiltiy to sing, to anyone who doesn't get
I, Logan Libby, will my love for Freshmen girls to Don Golliher,
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I, Harold Kielhorn, will my shorthand speed to Merrilee Tate.
I, Amos 'Kent, will my athletic ability to Jimmy Kaytor.
I, Gratton Karnes, will my good behavior to Bob Baker, although
he doesn't need it.
I, Jean Jones, will my ability to play a piano to Dorothy Devine.
I, Pat Jackson, will my brother to Betty Ann Parks, but keep V. V.
for sentimental reasons.
I, Hazel Hedges, will my "stick-to-it" ability to anyone who is,true.-
I, Carl Griffiths, will my popularity to Buddy Gray.
I, Billy Griffin, will my position at the Roxy theatre to anyone who
would have it.
I, Betty Golliher, will my giggles to anyone who is sad at heart.
I, Bill Fletcher, will my quietness to Ronnie Karnes.
I, Geneva Fisher, will my ability to have points taken off my
English grade to Jackie Adams.
I, Mary Eatherly, will my height to Rosemary Sirach.
I, Donald Dunning, will my perseverance to Forrest Hall.
I, Betty Devine, leave my ability to apple-polish all the teachers to
anyone who can get by with it.
I, Mary Lou Cowgur, will my love for Harco boys to Arah Merritt.
I, Viola Bryant, will my love for Mona Hedger's brother to anyone
without a boy friend.
I, Ralph Brown, will my ability in Math to anyone in that class.
E I, Pauline Brown, will my ability to graduate at sixteen to Irene
I, Jane Rose Brown, will my pen-pal technique to anyone who likes
I, Frances Blackburn, will my industriousness to Paul Thompson.
I, Betty Abney, will my artistic ability to Patricia Takacs.
To the Junior class, we leave our fourth year in school.
To the Sophomore class, we leave faith in paper and short pencils.
To the Freshmen class, we leave our used gum under the desks and
To our class sponsor, we will the profound admiration and ever
enduring friendship of the class of 1948.
In witness thereof, We, the class of 1948, have to this, our will,
set our hand and seal this 28th day of May, Anno Domini, One
Thousand, Nine Hundred and Forty-Eight.
Delmond Weir CSignedJ
Hazel Hedges Sen'ior Class of 1948
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Eldorado, nlinois Galatiaf Illinois
Manufacturers of Class Rings
Medals and Trophies
Official Jewelers and Stationers of SE. T. H. S.
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GALATIA MILLING COMPANY
Flour Meal Feeds
Fencing Sz Building Material
LIMERICK SHELL SERVICE STATION
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Diamonds and Silverware
' Watches and Glassware
Choice Steaks and Chops
Gene and Bea Shanks
SUTTON 'S PLUMBING
Plumbing and Heating
Pumps and Stokers
What We Do We DoiWe1I"
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For Fine Shoes
28 West Poplar Street
Oil and Coal Furnaces
Deep Freeze Home Freeze
Home Water Supply
C ongratulations and Best Wishes
To The Senior Class of 1947-48
Luxury For Your Home at
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Compliments of Complimenfs of
W. P.. GRIFFIN KROGER'S
DEPARTMENT STORE Complete Food Market
"More Than Sixty Years" High Quality
Everything to Eat and Wear Groceries and Meats
Galatia, Illinois Galatia,iH1iY10iS
GODARD'S FARM MARKET C0,M,mm,ms of
Prolduce, Feeds, XV. H.
Telephone 582 Merchant
Harrisburg, Illinois Galatia, Illinois
MISSIONARY Compliments of
BAPTIST CHURCH METHODIST CHURCH
Rev. Charles Holland, Pastor Rev- Tumockf Pastor
Galatia, Illinois Galatla' 111111018
222 North Poplar Street
"Where Most Schools of Southernf ILlino,is
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Silver, China, Crystal, JOE BQRPEN
Watches, Feed and M11l1ng Store
Grinding Dairy Feed
Rings of Many Kinds
C. R. Harbison, Registered
Sheet Metal Furnaces
Qual-ity Feeds and Seeds
Purina Chows o
Skell Gas Equipment
Custom G4riino'inlg', Mixing
Telephone 85, Galatia, Illinois
Fresh Home Killed Meats
WIILMA?S BEAUTY SHOIP
"Beauty Is Our Goal"
"Our Aim Is To Please You"
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DODD BROTHERS .
Shell Service SUTTUNS
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Compliments of Compliments of
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PooL RooM ENDICOTTS
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Prupfg Building General Blacksmithing
Harrisburg, Illinois Galatia, Illinois
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For Men and Boys MAYTAG COMPANY
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Compliments of WEAVERJS
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"Best Luck To The Rifjgggj fgiggesry
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PLEDGER S To The Senior Class of 1947-48
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Galatia, Illinois Galatia, Illinois
WILLIAM'S JONES DRUG STORE
BARBER SHOP Drugs and Medicines
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Galatia, Illinois Galatia, Illinois
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Galatia, Illinois Eldorado, Illinois
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Sales and Service
Telephone ' 285
Church and Main Street
"Best Wishes To The
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Fourth and Locust
1500 Locust Street
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