Girard High School - Cardinal Yearbook (Girard, IL)
- Class of 1948
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BOARD OF EDUCATION
Lester Miller Pres
Clarence Wh1tler Sec
S O Sm1th jr Atty
CHARLES E. MC GEE, PRINCIPAL
We the staff of 1048 grate-fullx dechcate
Ouotes to all those persons admxnlstrat
ors, faculty students and frlends 'NA ho
have helped ln any way to make Guard Hxgh
school the lmportant educatlonal mqtltutlon
that lt IS We appreclate the sacr1f1ces that
have been made and we reahze our own respon
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M155 BLACKBURN Business Arithmetic MRS HAMILTON
English Library Mathematica Latin
World History English
Speech Physical Education
MR MC GEE MR IEWIS
Principal Gen Science Coach Biology
MISS OSBORNE MISS DONALDSON
Home Economics Comme,-C151
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Charles E McGee our principal and general science teacher received his A B
degree at Illinois Teacher s College and his M S degree at the Universlty of Il11no1s
He has also taken graduate work at the University of Wlsconsin He has taught at Troy
and .ICTSEYVIIIC Illinois
Mrs R C Hamilton nee Ragland teacher of mathematics and Latin became a mem
ber of the faculty 1n 1928 She received her A B degree from McKendree College Lebannon
Ill1no1s having prevlously attended Greenville College and De Pauw University This year
Mrs Hamllton is sponsor of the Senior class and IS giving her t1me and effort to help us
ed1t Quotes Before coming to Glrard she taught at Dleterlch Ill1no1s
Aldo Ceresa our social scxence and American history teacher became a member of
our faculty in 1945 Mr Ceresa recelved h1s A B degree at Illinois State Normal Univer
sity He IS the Sophomore sponsor this year and is also officlal scorer of basket ball games
Miss May Blackburn teaches English She received her A B degree from MacMurray
College and has had graduate work at the Un1vers1ty of Chicago
Mr Donald M Woods our music director attended Illinois State Normal UDlV9YS1ty
and has had graduate work at the Umversity of Illmois
recened her A B and B S at Lincoln College and has had graduate work at the Unlversity
of Wisconsin She has taught at Virden and Chatham
Mr William F Lewis our coach and teacher of Physical education and biology grad
uated from Western Illinois State College He spent three years 1n the Army Air Force
Mlss Vlrgmla Osborne our home economics teacher graduated at Ill1no1s State Normal
University with a B Ed degree She has had graduate work at Iowa State College at Ames
Iowa Miss Osborne taught at Waverly before coming here She has also taught at Casey
TOWnSh1p Hlgh School and at Glenhard High School in Glen Ellyn I1l1no1s
Mr james Bell our woodworking and mechamcal drawlng teacher graduated from
Eastern Illmols State College Mr Bell is the junior sponsor fhlS year Before coming
to Girard he spent five years xn the Army Alr Force
Mxss Georgia Donaldson our commerclal teacher attended james Mlllxkm University
at Decatur Kansas State College Gregg College and has attended summer school at the
Umversxty of WISCONSIN Umversmty of Colorado and New York Unxverslty Mxss
Donaldson is the Freshmen sponsor thxs year
Mr Clarence T Albert, who teaches agriculture became a member of our faculty ln
I 246 Mr Albert sponsor of the Ag Club attended the University of Illmoxs
Mrs. S. O. Smith, jr., who teaches English, speech, world history and Physical education,
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THE YE QR BOOK STAFF
Under Graduate Reporter
joke Editor and Photographer
Typilts Elizabeth Griffiths
ELDRED WEDDLE LARRY MC LAIN
BOB DECK SHIRLEY HUSON RALPH YARKE
MAR IAN MC KEE
CAROL ANN HODGES EVELYN BALL
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MARY LOU MCKEE. DARLENE ALLEN
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BENNY STARKS JOAN WELTON ROBERT LEE RUCKER
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SENIOR HIST OR Y
It IS the year 2028 and 1n the Jet propelled rocket an old gray ha1red lady wxth a
super sonlc ear trumpet IS telllng her f1V8 llttle radlo actlve grandchxldren a bed time
story Let s l1sten 1n Grandmother IS saymg Now gather around klddles and I ll tell
you all about the good old days when I went to G1rard Hlgh Th1s story starts way back 1n
1944 when thlrty seven 11ttle green freshmen enrolled 1n Gxrard Townshlp I-hgh School
They were just l1ke all the other freshmen before and slnce rather confused about the
whole thmg Wlth the a1d of the1r sponsor Mxss Cummmgs they elected Bob Deck as the1r
presldent Carol Hodges as v1ce pres1dent Sh1rley Huson as secretary and Eldred Weddle
as treasurer Then came the I-Iomecomxng and the electxon of the school kmg and queen
The Freshmen candxdates were Eldred and Shlrley Th1S was the day the Sophomores
chose to 1n1t1ate them so for a day they were turned 1nto Ind1ans Hmdoos Gyps1es and many
other queer characters
By the tlme February came the llttle Freshmen could manage the1r buslness very well
and to prove xt they gave a valentme party for the whole school
In the fall of 1945 they came back to school as Sophomores At the1r flrst meetmg they
elected the1r off1cers who were Eldred Weddle presldent Ellzabeth Gr1ff1ths vrce
presldent Larry McI..a1n treasurer Bob Deck secretary The student counc1l 1-'CPT-'CSCTI
tat1ves were Shlrley Huson and Leroy Eades The class sponsor was Mr Ceresa
On October 10 the Sophomores gave way to the fxendlsh slde of the1r personalltles
and 1n1t1ated the Freshmen with varlous demomcal tortures especlally contrxved by the
treasury wlth a bean bag stand Grandma pauses at th1s po1nt to jab the sleepy llttle tots m
the rlbs Wake up chlldren she says I am only just startmg
The next year the class became juniors and dld they go places Thelr offlcers were
Presldent Herman Nagle v1ce presxdent Eldred Weddle secretary Shlrley Huson treas
urer Larry McLa1n There were two sponsors Mrs Hamllton and Mxss Osborne
The f1rst big event of the year was the Carnxval The Jun1ors ran a Hawauan Nlght
Club complete wlth palm trees plneapple JUICC and a floor show They made qulte a lot
of money but not enough to pay for the1r commg Prom and banquet
In February they held a Valentme dance after the K1DCa1d game Also durmg thzs month
they began to practlce for the junlor play This play A Llttle Honey was glven on March
14 The cast included Carolyn Archibald Eldred Weddle Vera Garst Myrna Smxth Marjorxe
Sheppard Larry McLa1n Bob Deck Carol Hodges Evelyn Ball Shxrley Huson joan Welton
Benny Starks and Sugar a brown and white puppy The rose colored sofa and chalr used
m the play were left to the school by the class
On April 10 there was a box soc1a1 held for the whole school Mr Ray England
auctioned the boxes and we realxzed a proflt of S43 50
In May the JUDIOTS gave their banquet and prom for the Semors The ent1re gym was
decorated In Gay Nmetxes fashion In the center was a barber poled stage where the
P1'0gI'dm was gxven One of the numbers mcluded an exhxbxtxon of tandem bxke rxdmg
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Senior History C ontxnued
And then came the last year sald Grandma Out of the thirty seven lxttle Fresh
men twenty two were left as Seniors The offlcers of the Senior class were Eldred
Weddle presxdent Larry McLain vlce presldent Ralph Yarke treasurer and Shlrley
Huson secretary The class sponsor was Mrs Hamxlton
The flrst thmg the Semors undertook was to publxsh an annual The book was named
They gave an all school party m September In October they elected candldates for
Homecomlng queen Shlrley Huson was elected school queen
The Homecoming parade one of the largest we have ever had was held on October
Z4 Our float whxch almost rulned our year book editor and our class treasurer re
presented an old fashioned hearse from Yarke s Mortuary On xt was a pxne box trxmmed
1n purple and wh1te 1n whlcn we mtended to bury Butcher and Allen of the Vlrden Team
The Senlor play was scheduled for Apr11 Z3
On May 28 the Sen1ors took the fmal step and graduated from Glrard Townshmp Hxgh
School And that fmishes my story chxldren
Grandma watched them plle 1nto the1r toy helxcopter and cxrcle the chandelxer a few
You know she sald to herself I just don t thlnk they apprecmte the excltlng times
we had m hlgh school back there
Larry Mother 1sn t it nearly tlme for lunch?
Mother No lunch W111 not be ready for an hour
Larry I guess my stomach must be fast
Oh B111 shouted Myrna to her husband I-low do you expect to dr1ve a naxl 1n the wall
w1th that toothbrush? For goodness sake use your head
Mrs Srruth Have you read the outl1ne for today?
Mrs Smlth Have you read the toplcs?
Mrs Smlth What have you read?
Margorxe I have red han
Mlss Osborne Dxdn t Itell you to notlce when the soup boxled over?
joan Welton I d1d It was half past ten
Dear Mr Palmohve
Ibought a tube of your shavmg cream It says no mug requxred What shall I shave?
Robert Lee Rucker
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day to be on her way on a trxp
to New York which she won as
a pr1ze for a p1ece of her art
work at the State Falr th1S
Mr and Mrs Frank Bettxs
and thexr twms Mary jane and
jerry Wayne are spendlng the
week end wxth Mr and Mrs Otto
Bett1s before leavmg for a trlp
around the world Wh1Ch thexr
twms recelved as a pr1ze m a
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and Mrs Warren Davxs of N11
wood Il11no1s Mrs Davxs was
formerly well we can t get too
wzll open m Glrard th1s month
wzth Vera Garst and Robert
Deck as the proprletors
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Girard over the week end whxle
on vacatxon from hxs busaness
a snake charmer for the Barnard
LETTER FROM SOUTH AMERICA
A letter was received today
from joan Welton and Evelyn Ball
who have gone to South Amerlca
forC1v1l Servlce jobs They like
hexr jobs and the country IS swell
ut they prefer the good old town
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
A Lxttle Honey
Carolyn Archlbald and
Larry McLam and his
SPECIAL FLOOR SHOW
Ellzabeth Gr1ff1ths the Burlesque
Queen and her Danclng Dolls
Marjorxe Sheppard Shirley
Huson jean Pryor and Myrna
famous racmg drxvers colllded at
the Ind1anapol1s speedway Sunday
Mr Yarke was k11led xnstantly H
was burled an G1rard Cemetery where
h1s ep1taph reads Say now Ralph
lf you had worked for Sears Roe
buck thls would never had happened
BELIEVED TO BE KIDNAPPED
The dxsappearance of Mary and
Marian McKee has led Detectlves
Derald Wllson and Richard Whmte
to be SUSPICIOUS of kidnapping
When last seen the gxrsl were leaving
Campbell s Manufacturmg Plant
their place of employment They
were belxeved to have entered a car
w1th a stranger Speclal pohcemen
are on the search for these twm
girls daughters of Mr and Mrs
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PHYLLI5 BEANBLOSSOM ALVIN HA
ERNESTINE DAWSON SUSAN I-'EFFLEY
CAROL ANN STULTS
ANNA HAZELW OOD
BEUFORD NORMAN ORVAL NEFF
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JUNIORS WITH N0 PICTURES TAKEN
DON SEYMOUR CLARENCE GARST
.IOYCE RUCKER DORIS MAE POST
DON FUC HS
SUSIE HINTAAN JOSEPHINE HINIAAN FREDIA HUGHES WILMA COOK
ORVIE GUNN RICHARD BURNETT
EDWARD MILLER ELDON CRAWFORD
DONALD JENKINS DON TUCKER
JAKE MILLER BILL CHANDLER
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JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY
The Senxor class of 1949 stepped across the threshold of many happy and carefree
days in September 1945 with forty exght students enrolled
We were very green the fmrst few days makmg many mmstakes such as bemg
late for class because we couldn t get our lockers open At our first class meetmg
Mrs Hamilton came ln as class sponsor and was recezved wxth cheers from everyone
Offxcers were elected President Jxm Whxtler vlce president Joyce Rucker secretary
treasurer Orval Neff Our candldate for Homecommg queen was Eileen Rucker
As Sophomores we came 1nto the school bulldmg feeling very much grown up because we
were no longer freshmen Mr Ceresa was our class sponsor that year and our class offxcers
were Presmdent Bob Smxth vlce president Lloyd Allen secretary treasurer Wilma
Langrebe The candldate for Homecomlng Queen was Josephme Hmman and the candxdates
for Carnlval Queen were Josephine Hinman and Norma Kang In the sprmg the Sophomores
sponsored a Sophomore Freshmen Hamburger Fry at the Countdy Club
Th1s year we are the Jolly Junlors th1rty exght from our or1g1nal forty eight ten
of our members havlng moved away or left school Our class sponsored the homecommg
dance and made at the bmggest and best dance ever we sayl Exleen Rucker was candldate for
queen We gave our jtmxor class play A Date wlth Judy November Z1 wlth Mrs Smxth
as dxrector The play cast mcluded Josephme Hmman Rayrnond Foster Susan Hefley
Post Fredla Hughes Dons Coffey Orval Neff and Joyce Rucker The class sponsor
thls year IS Mr Bell and the off1cers are President Raymond Foster v1ce president
Donald Jenkms secretary treasurer Josephme H1nman The h1gh11ght of the year as yet
to come It IS the Jumor Sen1or Prom scheduled for May 13
Jo sephme Hmman
Orval l ve got a baseball dog
George What makes you call hlm a baseball dog?
Orval Because he wears a muzzle catches fl1es chases fowls and beats It home when
he sees the catcher commg
Jlm Whztler was lymg on an operatmg table ready for an exarnmatxon
Doctor to attendent Brmg 1n ethylchlonde
J1m Uumpmg upl No Doc please Don t brmg any women 1n here
Mr Bell You certamly hammer nalls lake llghtnmg
Beuford You mean I m really fast?
Mr Bell No you seldom strlke twxce 1n the same place
Bob Smlth I m an enthusxastxc fellow you know I always throw myself Into everythxng I
Dorls Coffey F1ne Why don t you dlg a well?
Bob Canfleld Why doesn t the man 1n the moon get marr1ed'P
Harlan Walker Because he only makes a quarter a week
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HELEN LEACH GWEN SCHELB DARLENE BOEHLER j0AN WERTZ
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LING MAHAN NORMAN KLAUS
PHYLLIS ENGLAND PHYLLIS ERSERY DOROTHY NEFF ELLA MARIE STULTS LYLA FILSON
DAVID CAVE JO ANN ENGLAND VIVIAN HALL
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In September 1946 th1rty nme green httle Freshles entered Gxrard Townsh1p
I-hgh School wandermg through the halls valnly try1ng to get to the correct class rooms
On October 30 we were properly m1t1ated by the Sophomore Class and felt ourselves
full fledged members of G T I-I S after a day of fear and tremblmg and a mght of
fun Remember john Trojack the lxttle baby wlth the bottle and mpple 'P
As days passed by we as Freshxes attended the football games the basket ball
games and all of the hlgh school part1es then xt came our turn on May 21 to glve the
Sophomore s a return party 1n the form of a we1ner roast at the Oak Leaf Country Club
It was w1th sadness that we found ourselves Freshies no longer but sedate Sophomores
When September agaln rolled around we entered the halls of G T H S wlth gladness
feelmg very much at home and of course wlth that alr of bxgness whmch we had none of
the prevlous September Only thlrty f1ve of our prevmous number returned to struggle
through the Sophomore year
Joann Wertz Presldent
john Trojcak Vlce Presxdent
Albeno Garb1n Treasurer
Mr Ceresa Sponsor
Naturally we made blg plans for the 1n1t1at1on of the Freshles realxzmg we could
take out on them what had been done to us the prevlous year After makmg them toe he
mark for a day we gave them a bzg party at the Country Club and they were no longer
green llttle Freshies but Freshmen
At our 1947 Homecommg two of our members jo Ann England and Dorothy Neff were
attendants to the queen thexr escorts bemg joe Tosh and Rlley Whlte
A number of our boys are makmg good 1n basket ball namely john Trojcak Marcus
Wlutworth Charles Evans Davld Cave Karl Ball Sterlmg Mahan Bob Rucker and Perry
We are lookmg forward to helpmg the Jun1ors serve thelr jumor Semor Banquet and to the
end of the year when we w11l be those d1gn1fied jumors
Phyllls England I bet I can play a pmano longer than you can I played
for two hours yesterday
Marianna Redf1e1d That s nothmg l can play the Stars and Stnpes
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HAR OLD P IER SON
ALAN FOSTER WILLIAM W
DOR OTHY GAR ST
DON C OLLINS
RIGHT NANCY HARRISON
RALPH BARNES RILEY WHITE DORCAS M
JO ANN TUC KER
ORGAN MARJORIE MAUPIN DONALD CIEVENGER
FRESHZNIEN HIST OR Y
A bundle from heaven was left at the front entrance of the h1gh school the mornmg of
September 4 1947 On the blue blanket enveloplng the bundle was a card stating It was
to be delivered to Mr McGee who would be responslble for 1ts contents durxng the next
Before the august body of the hlgh school assembly the bundle was opened and found to
contam a squlrmmg klckmg cry ng mass of humamty whlch when untangled was found
to contam seventy heels seventy f1sts and th1rty f1ve heads all attached to thxrty fxve
bodxes The most notlceable thmg about th1s conglomerate mass was 1ts pecuhar color
whlch had a decldedly greemsh hue
After one look Mr McGee decided these roar1ng mfants needed watchful care and a
specmal diet So he called on nurses Blackburn Sm1th Hamilton Osborne and Albert and
old them to glve good strong doses once a day of Enghsh Latm hxstory mathematlcs
and agriculture Even these strong med1c1nes d1d not have quxte the effect he deslred so
takmg a large brown bottle labeled general sclence off a shelf and muttering to h1mself
Thls w1ll flx em he shook the contents and poured It down the1r throats
It was remarkable what feedmg and care dld for the bables In one week s t1me they
were able to toddle through the halls and cl1mb up the sta1rs wxthout ask1ng dlrectlons
from anyone They learned to slam the1r locker doors to blow bubble gum to cllmb on
a hlgh stool and to toot a horn The green tmge on the1r cheeks faded to a dellcate pmk
They learned to say such slmple sentences as May I have a pass? and What s the
lesson for tomorrow?
It did not take the chlldren long to learn to 1m1tate the1r elders They heard there
were such thmgs as class organ1zat1ons so they wanted one too A meetlng was called
Each one expressed h1s ideas as to how It should be conducted The windows and doors
of the room reverberated wlth all the oratory that poured forth from the llps of the thlrty
f1v andldates for the offlce of presldent After the dm of the battle was over lt was
found that james Hughes had won wlth Don Collms as treasurer and Ruth Chandler as
secretary Mlss Donaldson was the sponsor
One mornlng strange characters appeared on the campus and 1n the halls There were
L1ttle Boy Blue Bo peep L1 l Abner Dalsy May Pop eye a clown a pollceman and
many others These strangers proved to be the Freshmen undergo1ng part of the 1n1t1at1on
unposed upon them by the Sophomores The second and best part of the 1n1t1at1on was the
party the Sophomores gave them that evenlng at the Country Club From that n1ght on
they felt they were an lmportant part of the student body
As Freshmen they found they had ldeas of the1r own When asked to take part m the
Homecommg parade they decorated a float usmg the nursery ldea as the1r theme When
Allan Foster Leroy Molen and Darrel Dlckey were asked to take part ln the broadcast
over statlon WLDS on February 18 sponsored by the Future Farmers of Amerlca and tell
about George Washmgton as a farmer they dzd the1r parts very cred1tably The whole school
was proud of them In March the class returned the1r soc1al obl1gat1ons to the Sophomores
by havmg a party for them The games and stunts were fun the refreshments were ample
and everyone had a good t1me
When the end of May came they felt a l1tt1e regret that the1r Freshmen year was over
and never agam would they be the baby class.
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SHIRLEY S DIARY
Th1s IS It kids How are you all?
Back to the gr1nd aga1n Lost Several freshmen
Classes organ1zed or should we say most classes 1nterrupted'P
Cheerleader tryouts when some of our most 11mber txmber strut thelr stuff
Pep meetmg Beat Greenfleld Benny Starks gave the pep talk
Constztutxon Day program Evelyn Ball and Bob Sm1th gave talks on Gmrls and Boys
State The1r poor constxtutlons
Another pep meetmg Eldred Weddle gave the general boost by startmg off wxth a
few Jokes about the teachers
Saturday nlght dates and everyone s golng to the St james game
Freshmen and sophomore party Oh those green freshmen
General Assembly Robert Edgar spoke on astronomy I hear he talked a 11tt1e
fast for the Shorthand II g1rls
Carl1nv1lle plays here Why do all the g1rls have thelr put up?
Home Ec Club 1n1t1at1on Those s11ly look1ng g1r1s and they paraded 1n assembly
that way too
Dlvernon s second team plays he1e all eyes on the coach
Z Lieutenant Whlttaker spoke here at 8 P M 1n the gymn
joan Blshop played the plano and sang 1n general assembly besides glvmg us the latest
news on the qulz k1ds
All out for the all school party tonlght
Phew The end of the f1rst s1x weeks and those freshmen are st1ll green
Pxctures taken for the Quotes Everyone s smxlmg
Back to old clothes today
General assembly That speech class IS a scream
Papers everywhere wagons tractors trucks and cars Everyone s running for
the ballot box
Homecomlng IS here Beat Or bust Plenty of excitement also a b1g dance tomght
after the game
We busted Ralph Yarke and Bob Deck aren t sxttmg so well today I ll bet that horses
The Roamers took everyone for a tr1p around the world w1th folk songs in general
assembly th1s afternoon
Some of the glrls stlll haven t returned yet Cute wasn t he ?
Chltadee chltadee chltadee today we had a program by a Woodchuck no It was a Mr
Today we had a v1s1tor from the state department Dld I hear a pm drop somewhere 'P
We also had a skit of the junior play
The Junior class IS all m a stew qu1ck someone get them out they have to put on a play
Hummm pretty good play
A ch1l11 supper was gxven by the Home Ec Club glrls for the football squad It wasn t
so hot the ch1ll1 that IS
Be thankful no school
30 Fooled you It s Sunday
1 The beglnnmg of the second slx weeks
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Today the juniors are hopefully ordering senior class rings
Rise and shine music department Tonight is the Chrxstmas program
junmy H has been seeing too many movies
Our typxst Chrnstrnas vacatxon
Guess what Darlene Allen got a husband for Chrnstmas Lucky gnrl
Merry New Year Hic Don t you agree
Leap year and the girls are already leapmg
Ho Hum dxd someone mentmon startmg on Quotes?
Reviews revxews reviews
Today IS the begxnnmg of the decidxng days
At last The end of the first semester
Boy these staff meetmgs are wearing me out
Snow here and there
Meetmgs meetmgs meetmgs
Snow everywhere Somethmg new everyday Today xt was a sllent pep meetmg N
music no yells no nuthxn
We beat Dlvernon huh coach?
Be my Valentme
No school Llncoln s blrthday
Our last home game with Palmyra tonxght
General assembly for Frederlc Sjobalrn the pxanxst
Farewell basketball season We must wm our last game
Today IS February 25th
Now we know why there has been so much mustery ln the speech class A dxstrzct speech
Another faculty meetmg I wonder what they dxscuss at those meetmgs
The D1str1ct Tournament Beat Waggoner
End of the fourth s1x weeks Freshmen are mrnprovmg a lxttle
jane Pltchford IS gomg on.a dlet today untzl noon anyway
Begmnmg of the State Tournament
Good Fnday IS nght no school
Sprmg muslc concert
County track meet
1 Spring fever Iknow I m a fortune teller
General Assembly for james Dutton
can t make heads or ta11s out of this school calendar
Look 1n your own d1ary th1s week
The end of the Sth 6 weeks
Only 29 days 5 hours and 60 mmutes of school untll commencement
General assembly sluts of the semor play
Semor play Too bad Larry doesn t have to run down to the store th1s year
Semors have to go to school today and rt s Saturday Nothmg lxke cleamng up a mess
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Z8 County Music Festival at Gillespie
30 Music State finals at Macomb
31 Time for May baskets
Empty tulip bed The beginning of the end
Very secretive seniors malung plans for sknp day
M S M Track meet at Vlrden
District Track meet
Wonder what those tracks do when they meet
One day untzl the banquet and stall no date I hate men
jumor and Senior banquet A nxght never to be forgotten Thanks juniors It was swell
State Track meeting at Champaign
Oh to have studxed harder and gotten out of exams We ll never learn
Z1 Semor exams
Z5 Carefree semors here and there
Shirley s Diary completed Commencement
SENIOR CLASS WILL
Carolyn Archibald will my long blonde ha1r to Anna Hazelwood
Darlene Allen will my place as the married senior to Verla Nagel
Evelyn Ball wlll my natural curly hair to Mary Sm1th
Warren Davis wall my line of gab to Earl Talkmgton
Bob Deck leave my neatness to Robert Canfield
Vera Garst wlll my ab1l1ty to argue to Ernestlne Dawson
Ellzabeth Grlfflths will my ablllty to attract men to Peggy Coleman
Carol Ann Hodges wlll my abxllty as an art1st to Evelyn Bowersox
Shlrley Huson wxll my sl1m flgure to Helen Leach
Marlan McKee will my ab1l1ty to dance to Dons Coffey
Mary McKee w1ll my blue jeans to my honorable commerclal teacher
Larry McLain will my ablllty as a comedman to Harold Pmerson
Herman N0-gel will my shyness to jxmmle Hughes
jean Pryor will my chubbxness to Wanda Klaus
Robert Lee Rucker leave my secret gxrl to Rlley Whxte
Marjorme Sheppard leave my red tresses to Marxanna Redfield
Myrna Smmth wxll my ablllty as an essaylst to Dorothy West
Eldred Weddle leave my popularxty wlth sophomores to Beuford Norman
joan Welton leave my bubble gum to my Engllsh IV teacher
Richard V hxte leave my black curly haxr to Perry Adcock
Derald Wxlson leave my abzlnty as an acrobat to Karl Roy Ball
I Ralph Yarke leave my carelessness 1n drlvlng to Donnie jenkms
We the 1948 semors of G T H S leave our thanks to all the teachers for thezr patmence
mn preparing us to step out mto the world on our own
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FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF ALAERICA
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA
The Future Homemakers of America IS a national organzzatlon of chapters from
jumor and Semor I-hgh Schools The G1rard Chapter IS one of the actxve clubs in the
Gxrard I-hgh School Our meetmgs are held twxce a month m the Home Economxcs Depart
ment conslstmg of both busmess and soclal act1v1t1es There are thirty five active mem
bers zn the orgamzatlon the emblem of whxch IS being held rn the group picture The offxcers
President Phyll1s England Parhamentarian Gwendolyn Schelb
Vxce Presldent jean Pryor Photographer and Reporter Marianna
Secretary Evelyn Ball Redfzeld
Treasurer VIVIBJI Hall Chonster Darlene Boehler
P1an1st Joann Wertz
Mrs Warren Redfleld IS the newly elected chapter mother replacmg Mrs Wesley
Wertz who was the chapter mother the first semester Our sponsor is Miss Vxrgima Osborne
Some of the outstandmg actavxtxes of the organ1zat1on have been managxng food stands
State Faxr the work that was done durmg the school year sponsoring an all school party
and a Mother and Daughter Tea and Style Show
The goal of the organizatzon thxs year is to take a tr1p to St Louis in the spring on the
money earned from the above activities
The national convention w1ll be held in Kansas City m july of th1s year Thms club hopes
to be able to send a delegate to this meetmg
THE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT
There are three courses being offered m the Vocatxon Agrxculture departrnent for the
first year most of the time IS spent on anlmal husbandry problems the second year soils
and crops and the third year farm shop problems We have an enrollment of twenty five
m our three courses this year The Agriculture department spent a lot of time this last
year developing the farm shop The following equipment has been secured for this shop
an A C arc welder a power grinder numerous woodworking and metal workmg tools A
large door on the north side of the shop was put on a track and rollers to allow easy open
ing of thms door Tool cabinets were built and a definite place was planned for each tool in
the shop with a silhouette of each tool drawn where it IS stored Some of the projects com
pleted are a six row bleacher for the football field numerous hog houses of dzfferent
types a wagon bon and some na1l boxes
Some time was also spent on soil testmg for lime stone phosphate and potash require
ments This work proved to be very mterestmg to the boys and this phase of the work wall
be stressed an future years Some tune was also spent on grain judging and weed and
crop seed identification
Each boy enrolled also has a project where he applies what he has learned xn the class
room. Most of the projecrs selected are livestock projects with a flew crop projects. The
hog projects predominated.
at the football and basketball games, conducting a magazine drive, exhititing at the
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VARSITY KLUB T H BAND
Boys cuz:-: cum
In the fall the band reorganzzed wxth Mr Woods as 1ts new dxrector The members
marched UI the Homecoming Parade and played at the Ho mecommg Football Game The
band wlnch has thlrty two partmcipatmg members has also played at most of the basket
ball games On December ll the Musxc Department gave thexr annual Chrxstmas program
and on Apr1l l 1tS Sprmg Concert The boys glee club has s1xteen members and the gxrls glee
club thnrty sax members On Aprll Z8 they partzcxpated 111 the Macoupm County Music
Festival after whmch they prepared for their Summer Concerts
HOMEC OMING FESTIVITIES
FOOTBALL GAME AND DANCE DRAW RECORD CROWD
The I-Iomecommg fest1v1ties October Z4 brought back the largest number of alumnae
and frlends the lugh school has ever known.
All through the day there was much anxlety as to what the weather would be and as to
whether the parade could be held But by 3 o clock the skies had cleared and the parade
was formed woe to the Senxors Q led by the color bearer the cheerleaders and the band
The floats were colorful and mnterestmg Much of the success of the undertakmg was due to
the mterest of the classes of other years who responded so generously in makmg lt a bag
day Proceedmg to the square from the high school a pep meeting was held and an inv1tat1on
Mus1c for the dance was furnished by Paul johnson s Orchestra The hmghlight of the
evening was the crowmng of the football queen Shxrley Huson of Nxlwood chosen by a vote
of the student body She was escorted to her throne by Benny Starks Her attendants were
Darlene Allen jean Pryor Eileen Rucker jo Ann England and Vera Sheppard Thexr escorts
were Donald Jenluns Derald Wilson Ralph Yarke joe Tosh and Eldred Weddle
The Hzgh School wxshes to thank the grade schools for their fme representation Their
contnbution of floats showed ingenuity and beauty The bxcycles added much to the fun and
excitement of the day Remember too the stalwart men ln the football squad of 1957 Girard s
future football team
In the high school floats the Senior Class represented an old fashxoned funeral with
Virden in the crude pme box and a preacher and undertaker dressed an solemn black nd
mg on the front seat of the hearse Weeping flower gxrls with armloads of beautiful weells
The junior Class by the costumes of the people of 1ts float showed that one can be
neither too old nor too young to dance
The Sophomore float had a purple bulldog on a hand turned spit roastxng over a fxre and
chefs were serving Vir dogs to the crowd
The Freshxnen float was a nursery done up in pmk and blue and filled wxth jolly little
babies having a good tune whack1ng away wxth the1r txny sticks at a fallen Vzrden football
The Home Ec float represented a scene in a home in 1957 where a mother was telling
her faxnily of the good times way back in 1947
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issued to every one to attend the game at 7:30-Girard Vs. Virden, and the dance.
SENIOR TYPING CLASS
ELIZABETH MARJORIE CAROL ANN MYRNA
SHIRLEY VERA EVELYN MARY LOU
HOMEMAKING CLASS TWO
ELLA MARIE DARLENE PATSY
BOB BENNY MR BELL GEORGE
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This was Coach Bull Lewis fnrst year at G T H S Coach Lewis formerly a Western
Illnnoxs State Teachers College athletxc star graduated from Dxvernon l-hgh School where
he had also been a star and had recexved a most valuable player award
The Redbirds started the season off vlctorxously by defeatlng Greenfleld Hxgh 13 0
jlm Whxtler scored ln the second quarter and Eldred Weddle ln the fourth perxod
We journeyed to St james for our second game of the season Weddle scored our fxrst
touchdown Ln the first period Whxtler converted Then St james scored Glrard scored
agaln ln the flnal minute of play Fxnal score Gxrard 13 St james 7
Carlmvzlles Cavaliers came to Glrard for our thlrd game After losmg jzm Whxtler m
the second quarter with a leg mjury the Cavalxers made the only score of the game Due
to thxs mjury jun Whitler recelved 1n thls game he was unable to play anymore of the season
Lloyd Allen who had been playing end was converted into a fullback to take Whttlers pos
On October 3 Nokomls came to GTHS to be defeated They took a quxck lead tn the
first period when Shalbat ran forty yards to score The Redbirds came back U1 the thxrd
when Eldred Weddle raced saxty two yards to paydlrt Weddle converted Fmal Glrard
7 Nokomis 6
Gxrard was defeated by Waverlys Scottxes for the fxrst tune smce 1929 McMann scored
from the one yard lme for the only tally of the game Flnal Waverly 6 Gxrard O
A strong and determmed Auburn team defeated the crippled Redblrds by a score of Z0
0 All the scormg came 1n the last half Mann scorxng once in the thlrd and C Leskovmsed
twlce ln the fourth
Gtrard came up to the game of the year w1th a record of three wlns and three losses On
s1x consecutive wms and seekmg an undefeated season carrled away a vlctory but found xt wa
tougher defeatmg the Redblrds than they had ant1c1pated Fmal Kmcaxd 26 Gu-ard O
For the last game of the season the Redb1rds traveled to Kmcaxd The Pomes broke
the 1ce m the fxrst per1od w1th a touchdown pass just before the horn ended the fzrst half
George Swxft rxght tackle intercepted a Kmcatd pass and raced forty yards for Gxrards
only touchdown Kmca1d scored agam Ill the thxrd and twxce m the fourth Final Kmcatd
26 Guard 6
Letter wmners tn football this year Included Freshmen joe Tosh Sophomore Perry
Adcock Karl Ball juniors jxm Whxtler Lloyd Allen George Swxft Orval Neff Bob
Anspaugh Don Tucker Bewford Norman There were f1ve Semors who wlll not be back on
GTHS next season Eldred Weddle Benny Starks D1ck Whzte Derald W1lson Warren Davus
Standouts ln the l1ne for the season mcluded Benny Starks center George Swxft tackle
Dick White guard and Bob Anspaugh guard Eldred Weddle was one of the be st backs m
the MSM Conference
The Girard second team played Dlvernon tw1ce and were defeated Z7 6 the f1rst txme
The second game the Dlvernon crew defeated the Redbirds 13 7
KIWBDIS Club gave the football squad a banquet on November 18 Raymond Hanson
director of Western Il11no1s State Teachers College was the speaker
football squad journeyed to Champa1gn on November 8 to see the Umversxty of
defeat Western Mlchlgan 64 14
October 24, we had our Homecoming game against the Virden Bulldogs. The Bulldogs, with
BRIEF BITS FROM THE GYM COURTS
Blmd Draw Invxtational Tournament
Dec Z9 Guard 48 Nokomis
Dec 30 Gxrard 56 Raymond
Feb Z4 Z7 Distrxct Tournament
March Z 5 Regxonal
Brxefs of the more important games
On October 10 V1rden defeated Girard 34 Z8 Butcher of Virden was high scorer for has
team wlth ll pomts jun Whltler was high scroer for the home team wzth 13 poxnts
The Redbirds journeyed to Nokomxs for a Blmd Draw lnvxtatxonal Tournament during
the Chrlstmas holidays The Girard boys fought their way into the finals by defeating
Nokomxs 48 46 Girard defeated Raymond xn the finals to win the first place trophy by a
score of 56 39 Eldred V eddle was hmgh scorer agamst Nokomis wlth Z3 pomts Weddle
and Donald Fuchs were tied for hxgh ln the second game wlth 15 pomts
Coach Lewms Alma Mater Dmvernon clmpped the Redbirds xn a 38 30 decision on
january 9 Weddle led the losers w1th 10 points
V1rden s Bulldogs vlslted Girard on january 13 The home team was leadmg at the end
of every quarter except the last The score by quarters was lst Z0 6 Znd 26 ZZ 3rd
31 Z8 A last minute spurt won the game for V1rden Whxtler was hxgh scorer wxth 17 pomts
Lack of reserve power greatly hmdered the Redb1rds
The Dxvernon Dragons came to Glrard on February 6 The Redbirds defeated them by a
score of 47 Z2 thus gettmg revenge for our prevlous defeat on the Dragons home court
Letter wmners LTI basket ball for the season were jun Whxtler Eldred Weddle Donald
Fuchs Robert Smith Donald jenkms Don Tucker Rayrnond Foster
VARSIT Y KLUB ORGANIZED
On january 28 letter winners held thelr first offxcxal meetmg to draw up a const1tut1on by
whlch the newly formed organlzatxon known as the Varsity Klub should be governed
Officers elected to serve unt1l the end of the school year were Warren Davxs presxdent
EldredWeddle vice pres1dent Derald Wxlson sec y treas Orval Neff sgt at arms
Lloyd Allen reporter
The members felt that by bemg unxted there were many thmgs they could do to help
make GTHS a better school They were certaxn that the spxrxt shown by athletes on the
fxeld of play could be ut1l1zed to help others enjoy thexr years m hxgh school They felt
that the character buildmg aspects as well as the physxcal szde of athletlcs should be
real1zed by more boys and xt shflld be one of the Klub s purposes to get more fellows m
terested mn sports
From txme to tune the Klub plans to sponsor school soclals U1 the hope they wall promote
better school sp1r1t
It shall be the duty of the Klub to see that all athletic events are properly reported to the
newspapers so that people unable to attend the games may keep 1n constant touch with
the act1v1t1es of the varzous teams
If the enthuslasm of the members at thls tune IS any md1cat1on of future progress
Glrard can look forward to better athletics m the years to come
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Say Dad the teacher asked me thzs mornmg to find the greatest common
Great heavens is that thxng stall lost? The teacher had me hunting for
when I was a kid too
Has your boy been able to s1t down on anythmg and be comfortable s1nce
hxs freshmen 1n1tiation?
'No and I ve trled everythmg under the son '
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jo Ann Tucker How do they get the water in the watermelon?
Phyllxs Adcock. They plant the seeds 1n the sprxng
Mr McGee 1n Sclence Class "I will now drop a s1lver coin mn this acid. Wlll it dxssolve?
Riley White No S1r
Mr McGee Then perhaps you will explam why not
Riley If it would dxssolve you would not put it ln sir '
Mr Yarke ' Ralph, why are you always at the bottom of your class? "
Ralph It doesn t really matter dad We get the same mstructmons at both ends of the
Mr McGee Can anyone tell me what causes trees to become petrlfled?
Eddy Mlller The wind makes them rock
Mrs HBlT1lltOD had writtne 92 7 on the blackboard and to show the effect of mult1ply1ng
by ten rubbed out the decxmal point She turned to the class and said Now jzmmy wher
is the decimal pomt?
On the eraser replied jimmy wlthout hesltatxon
Miss Blackburn Surely you know what the work Mirror means Thomas? After
Thomas Miller The towel
Mrs Hamxlton inszstmg upon her puplls readmg good art1cles ln the magazines was
pointing out to her Geometry pupils the artzcle m The Post wrztten by Babe Ruth
Mrs Hammlton Of course all of you know of Babe Ruth
Karl Ball Babe Ruth candy bar
Mrs Hamzlton Karl that is the smartest answer you have given all year
Teddy Pop km I go out in the street? Grandpa says that there IS gomg to be an eclxpse
of the sun
Mr Albert Yes but don t get too close
Mrs McGee Dear did you notxce the handsome fur coat worn by the young lady in front
of us 1n church today?
Mr McGee No I m afra1d I didn t I was dozing most of the t1me
Mrs McGee Huh A lot of good it does you to go to church
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Drearn boy Harold Plerson
Most popular boy Don jenkms
Best carnage Wanda Klaus
Best dresser Ella Marxe Stults
Best dancer Mary Lou McKee
Longest talker Nancy Harrlson
Best natured boy Earl Talkmgton
Best bluffer Mary Smxth
Most f1ck1e man Paul Elders
Most concelted boy Don Tucker
Most accommadatlng man Bob Ueck
Prettzest dunples junlor Nagel
Curlzesc ha1r Evelyn Ball
Best featured man jrm Whxtler
Almost marr1ed man Larry McLa1n
Most m1.s1ca1 vo1ce Carol Hodges
Most perslstent fusser Vera Garst
Best lme of talk Warren Davxs
Prxze art1st Verla Nagel
Prettlest eyes jlm Hughes
Ruth Chandler I have had somethmg to tell you for a we e ak back
Dorene Garst What?
Ruth Chandler Lmxment
Vlr Cere sa after a long talk on the value of peace good wxll and dlsarmamentl
do you any of you object to war?
Ralph Yarke Yes s1r I do
Mr Ceresa Good Now tell me why
Ralpn Yarke Because slr wars make h1story and I hate h1story
Mrs Smlth What are you gomng to measure?
Bob Sm1th I um goxng to measure th1s town for a coffm It s dead
Maman McKee I-low can you and Gordon both dr1ve the car at the same tlme?
Jean Pryor I hold the wheel and Gordon holds me
Iunlor Nagel I suppose the lmpact was terrlble when the two structures came together
Bob Deck It was awful I swallowed the chewmg gum of the man next to me
Mrs Smlth JIU! g1ve a sentence uslng the word dladern
jun Wh1tler People who drmk moonshme chadem qulcker than those who don t
Semor Ever been to Peorla?
Fresh Yes I spent three days there one Sunday
Rlchard Burnett Has absolute zero ever been reached?
Eldon Crawford Yes ln my last exammatron
When Cupld h1ts h1s mark he generally Mrs lt
Albeno Garbm D1d you get the record problem 1n geofnetry?
Karl Ball No
Albeno How far were you from the correct answer?
Karl F1ve seats
Bob Anspaugh What makes B111 Chandler so red 1n the face?
joan England Oh he s trymg to swallow h1s prlde
Gwen Schelb My mother has been lxvxng with some man
Raymond Foster. ' Wh0'S that" '
Gwen Schelb 'My Father
Lloyd Allen. "Don, you try feedlng those cows some corn in the ear tomorrow."
Don Tucker "I tr1ed that yesterday, but they 'peared to 11ke lt better xn the mouth "
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JEWELRY WP TCHES BANDS
WATCH AND CLOCK REPAIRING
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CLOTHING SHOES FURNISHING
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MAGNETO AND TRACTOR REBUILDING
128 NORTH SECOND STREET
FIREST ONE TIRES
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COLLINS SERV ICE
TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
PLYMOUTH DES OT O
GIRARD ILLINOIS I
CASE FARM MACHINERY SERVICE AND REPAIRS
CROSLEY REFRIGERAT ORS DEEP FREEZE
RADIOS WASHERS AND APPLIANCES
SALES AND SERVICE
GROCERIES FRESH VEGETABLES MEATS
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GIRARD Hays u.Lmo1s
CEMENT, Lum: PLASTER, BRICK, smm, GRAVEI., Roof-'INC ETC
BLOCKS, TILE, BUTRAL. vAU1.Ts
Weller Shell Service Station
WASHING AND GREASING
MANUFACTURERS INSULATING MATERIALS
International Vermieulite Co.
Thompson Dri-Gas Service
ROPER DRI GAS RANGES
SERV EL ELECTROLUX GAS REFRIGERAT ORS
AUTOMATIC GAS WATER HEATERS
RCA AND STROMBERG CARLSON RADIOS
EASY AND MAYTAG WASHERS
MoCaIIs Dry Goods
LADIES MEN S AND CHILDREN S APPAREL
GENERAL DRY GOODS
GIR ARD ILLINOIS
PHONE 6 5
Wooley 84 Son Hardware
MAGIC CHIEF GAS RANGES BENDIX
AUTOMATIC HOME LAUNDRY
HOOVER VACUUM CLEANERS
WEST 'IDE OF SQUARE
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RAMEY S 5C and S1 00 STORE
VIRDEN DRY CLEANERS
Cleaning that Satisiies
Complete Pressing Servxce
North Side Square
Agency Ramey s Store
DR WILLIAME KRUEGER
For better eye service
Closed Thursdays and Sundays
Girard IJli.no1s Phnne 32
Bridges and Huson, Proprietor
Gener al R epair ing
Arrange for an Appointment hours 9-5
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Hats Cleaned and Blocked
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SCHOTT BROTHERS GARAGE
General Repaulng Palnt and Body Work
213 East Center Street
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TIRE AND BATTERY SHOP
Automotive Electronlcs Pamt and Body Work
210 North 3rd
Gu' ard Il11no1s
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Mobulgas Gas O11
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Air Cond.1tioni.ng and Radio
North Sxde of Square
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North Side Square
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HAMILTON S BILLIARD PARLOR
Ice Creun Magazines Cigars
CONLEE S CAFE
Meals Short Orders
GIRARD GENERAL ST ORE
The Best in Wallpaper and Paints
For your home
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