Gladstone Oquawka High School - Memories Yearbook (Gladstone, IL)

 - Class of 1953

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I O53 Fieldstone llllmv gif-E3 013031000 - Wuawlra lhyh Nom! 50 U 497514041 ammzzjzfij 450140 f MR. A. T. MEAD Superintendent Unit 115 'lt represents students from Oquawka, Gladstone, and Gulfport. Our high school provides a basic "general education" for all. It also includes vocational courses in Commerce, Home- making, and Industrial Arts. - 2 - Ilonll r DEDIC T10 Our 1953 Memorxes IS sincerely dedlcated to Mr Don ald Henry who has been our class advlser dunng our yunlor and senlor years Mr Henry jolned the faculty of CJ-O Hxgh School ln 1951 In World War II he served as Captam rn the U S Army Arr Force Perhaps that contrxbutes to hls deflnlte belief that honor and good sportsmanship should rank frrst rn every good school system During the two years that Mr Henry has been at G-O H1 he has become a real fnend to us Hrs smcerxty and genume Interest m young people have been dxsplayed m formal classroom where one enters and leaves at the sxg nal of bells there you wrll fmd an atmosphere of fnend lmess and understandmg, good humor, and A Welcome to All" H1s co operarxon has been unlrmrted We have found hlm ready at all txmes, not yusr to grve advrce, but to prtch m and help to fmance that memorable senlor tnp we have planned to the Scemc West It rs wrth deep ap precratnon, we dedrcare thls yearbook to Don Henry gh, . . . . . the work he has done. Mr. Henry's room is not just a 3 . . . - . . ,, i . . . . ., u ' ' rr ' ' ' 1 ' ' ' K! YY 3 Table of Contents IN IIOIJIK N OI OIC XIION QL XS5FS IIOXOII SI1IIDhNI19 XII 'IIOIIII S P U CASIS II -X55 TIIIP AFHI F I IFS 5TLOFNTS SNAPSHOT? ADH HIISING 4 19 27 36 23 33 38 fl' I fI'I'IO.' ........., ............ .......I.....I....,......................,.....W.........I . . .2 C if " I' .... ........ .,.Q............,......I.I.............................................I... . . 3 ' .V A , ..,........... .......................... ....,,.....O.............,.....k....,............. 5 - 12 f f O. '. H , .,...............U.................,.........,........,.............. .......l3 I 2. .... ......,................,..............I. , .............I.....................,.... ...I4 TALIiLI'I'Ii ....................................,........K..... .......V.....Q.......... .,....,....,... I 5 I, ' I ,5..........................,.....,........... ............,............. .,..... . . ,I6 f, . A ' .............................................................................,.......I.M 17 I 'C " O ' ...... .............................................I........................... 3 9-52 Class: Practical Math. Teacher: Mr. Behnke .. 'VN' J wlfktxs 5 TIME! 9 A. M. --x Class: World History Teacher: Mr. Finnerty CLASSES john El-telof "Enough of your impertinencef' eeial cienee This is primarily an elective course for members of the junior class. Economics deals with the phases of Production, Exchange, Distribution, Consumption, Government and Finance, and Our Economic Outlook. The semester of Government introduces us to the problems of our Local, State, Federal, and International Governments. SOCIAL PRCBLEMS ln the curriculum for seniors is this subject pertaining to the "Problems Facing .Xmerican Demoracyf' The purpose of this course is to make us more conscious of one's own social being, and to give a clearer idea of the historical setting of the problems of democracy, and the vital need for clear thinking in our present day. Economies and eeial Problems Government fan- iv 5 .1 Q if 5 f av ffm 1 f. Q Wm .sr- s' n!m'Q4"9 -.. tggf-4-1" ' .hnuw5i- i .51 2 REEY.- 3 R lp, I I Ea 3 " ' wr 4. Um. 4 'Nfl 3 . au. 1 i . 5 iiminf 2'-in-Q. .1 ,PV hge? N 4 if ' - 5 -A 9' 45" IL . 1' ' I 5 s, 2 STUDENTS ARE READY FOR COLLICGLT There are many schools to choose from! Which will it be? These girls have made their decisionst Judy Werts plans to attend Monmouth College jane Weir has her application in at Macllurray janet Dillon has decided on Monmouth jo expects to enter Illinois Western State College Teresa will be attending Western Beverlye is interested in a School of Nursing Commerce 'lhese student monitors have done .1 fine job in the commercial department this year. Each ,girl was assigned to a Certain classg she had definite duties to perform. These included keeping the attendance record, duplicating and distributing weekly assign- ment sheets, writing mailable letters, collecting daily assignments and keeping an accurate ICCOIJ Of their grades. The students were taught efficiency and responsibility comparable to that required in L1ctu.xl Office work. Left to right: Wanda Dixon, Annabelle Colley, Carol McGee, Darlene Pruett, janet Dillon. Not shown in picture Teresa Hall 1 v T ping I English IV lt's pretty rugged at times, but twenty seniors are doing a good job of it, whether it be poetry or prose! DONALD HENRY He's the official reporter for G-O High, and if you happen to pass his door on a Tuesday, you're liable to see "Absalom Worthless Spatesn pecking away, as he writes his weekly column for the Henderson County journal. C'I'here's always plenty of good humor sand- wiched in.J L A , to mgwwgwgxsgmgwnxw - M The freshmen girls always like a little special attention, and they're entitled to it too, aren't they? I 3 Betty Richmond Vocal Nlusic "Pass it in!" Music 'Hue Band and their Director, Frank Vorel 2 if l "White Garden" is one of their favorites. Pictured from left to right: Darlene Pruett, Mildred Bielser, Wanda Dixon, Judy Warts, and janet Dillon. Seated at the piano is Carol Fryrear. Frank Vorel "Ready on the downbeat! 13101100 General scxence, bmlogy and physlcs were the courses offered ly G-O s sclence department durlng the 1952 53 school year The Freshmen surveyed many frelds of scrence rncludlng weather, geology health control of f1re, and conservat1on Both sec txons of the general scnence showed much aptitude m graspmg screntrfxc concepts Blology occupxed the scxentlfrc mrnded Sophomores Thls year s class qulckly mastered the many long terms uset. 1n hx ology and strlved to be COHSCIEDIIOUS stu dents Physxcs, the junxor Senlor course con sxsted of the study of mechanxcs heat, sound, lrght, electr1c1ty, and nuclear phys lcs Lxpenments, performed by the students, clanfxed m ny of the laws of physxcal scrence Roger Bloomquist "Cut out the chit-chat!" llomemaking Donnamae Collinson "YesY Hahl Western!" The Homemaking classes have studied foods, clothing construction, consumer education, child development, management, family relations, and interior design. Throughout the year, they have- completed home projects and arranged home visits for the instructor. VALEDICTORIAN MILDRED swm LEADERSHIP LORRAINE JOHNSON PETERSON JANE WEIR SCHOOL CITIZENS 13 SALUTATORIAN JANE WEIR ACTIVITY ERCEL DAVIS BEVERLYE LOX Assistant editor lhrlene Pruett, editor jane Weir, lvusiness nmnager janet Dillon, who represented the senior cl.1ss ns officers on the year- lvook staff. lypists: ' Weir, ,lo Ann Conn, Beverlye l-ox, Xlildred Uielser, Dar- lene l'ructt, ffirol lfryreir, janet Dillon, Pauline Karger, Mildred Smith, Lorraine Peterson, Wanda Dixon, Judy Werts, Colleen Dixon, Teresa llall, Xlaxine Youngs, work on Annual copy. These students have also been active in the advertising und subscription campaigns. avda'!F" 3 e 'Wir i e Sports editor Nile Olson, editor Colleen Dixon, assistant editor Darlene Pruett, art editor Lorraine Peterson. Considerable time and practice are required in the preparation ofa school paper. , The office practice class assembles the material for the Talelite. .,-,,,,..r..m-nwmr-mv i enior Play OUR MISS BROOKS. A rehearsal scene. liarlmara Decker, lane Xleir, Darlene Pruert, Maxine Younpe, Beverlye l.ox, Raus Cooper, Lee Nlcijraw, Janet Dillon, Mildred liarp, Xlixnda Dixon, Donald Klossing, lfrcel Davis, Pauline Karger, Nile Olson, jo Ann Conn, Colleen Dixon, Mildred Smith. A-l"lflllllN' OVl'fli YCJNlJlfli Left: Joyce Src-war: .is Roseluelle, the trigger lmppy tenor of the hills. Below: Lawrence Fullerton as Puppy Popolf, and Carol Nlciiee as Ma lfry, head of the feudin' Clans who live happily ever Lifter. Ifvelyn Ciochmn, local witch-woman, looks on. EN ROUTE FOR Tlllf WEST! S 9 We're ready to start on May 29. Our trip, this year, will he to the Scenic West. Tours to various places of in- terest such as Colorado Springs, Denver, Estes Park, Pikes Peak, Will Rogers Shrine, Garden of the Gods, Royal Gorge, and the Denver Mint will he taken lfy the class. We have asked Mr. and Mrs. Henry to accompany us. 'ful 2 Q THE SENIORS OF '52 They visited famous and historical places in Washington D. C., New York, and Canada STUDENT LI BRARIANS Student librarians who have assisted in the library: Carol Bielser, Helen Kee- ver, Mary Ann Polson, Ida Stuller, Elaine Cooper, Bessie Smller, Wanda Dixon, Mildred Bielser. OFFICERS OF THE FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA President Joyce Stewart ' Vice-president janet McCabe Secretary Evelyn Cochran Treasurer Mildred Smith Cll E E RL li A D1-Q RS Nancy Sandy, Carol ljielser, janet McCabe, Mary Lou Thompson. 453 3,5 ,. I Q-of 'J if 3 55+ V f if 1 , ' ' 5 Sify? 'ith sl sig sf.. Qla 'lf sf A- ' 'H Nz, 'Fi' ...,,, gm, '39 x 1 ., as mf 'Flu Q K 45 f L4 '11 Q lv if 5 R Sf Em -TS Qi Mx '7 Fi X155 HBO mis :Qui li i fp., Q 'YQ L, an 5 'E' 11 e 32? .Q x , ' ifWa.S1 E IORS SAY FAREWELL T0 G 0 HIGH On a momentous September mornlng rn 1949 forty one freshmen, harllng from Gulfport, Gladstone, Oquawka, and POIIIIS ln between swooped down upon the peaceful envrron of Gladstone Oquawka Hxgh School Everythxng was new and strange Forty one freshmen were ever so 1ns1gn1f1cant at least they felt that they were Half hesitant, half con frdent, they stood there on the threshold of that vast hall of learnmg porsed to take therr frrst fateful steps mto a new lrfe The frrst few days were hectxc There were fonns to be frlled out, books to get, frrst classes to attend and new customs to learn Everythrng was so bewllderrng Commg from many drfferenr schools these forty one freshmen made many new acquarntances The frrst Mrxer was a party held ar the Burlmgton Y W C A thrs was followed by a a show There were many such partres throughout the year, and rn a short trme the strangeness was gone, and all faces were fam1l1ar Mrs Marr, the Englrsh teacher, was the class advrser She was always ready to help and she IS fondly remembered for her enthusrasm and her frrendly counsel that meant so much durmg the eventful frrst year Sophomores and sophxstncated, the ranks of the class of 53 had decreased by ten Llfe had become beauuful at last, and the thlrty one suvnvors went lnt0 thelr second year at G-O with eagerness and determlnatlon It was a busy year too Mr Zuege, the coach was the class sponser and he dld much to make the year pleasant and memorable The hamburger fry at Crapo Park, the skatmg partres and the prcnrc at South Henderson wrll long be remembered There was money to make' There were concessrons to run' There was corn to, pop' There was a play to put on and the prom ahead' Oh' prom of proms' There were so many thrngs to do that year Already the semor trrp was rn sxght, and money had to be made Everyone worked, everyone worrxed and everyone had fun Who can forget the hayrack rrde, Wrldcat Wrllre, the homecomrng float, and the chop suey? Mr Henry was the class shepherd All too qurckly the thxrd year was over, and at last the class of 53 came mto nts own Sen1ors they were' Who could ask for more? Their tlme to l1ve was at hand Thls was therr most complete and successful year Mr Henry was re elected class sponser and we shll always be grateful to hrm for hrs guxdance and help There was a food stand to run at the Gladstone homecomxng There was another one at the Oquawka fall festxval There was the homecommg to plan How everyone worked' There were balloons and streamers to deck the gym' The parade was to plan and the float to bulld ane and B111 reigned as queen and king at thrs event A week after school started jo Ann Conn became the twenty seventh member of our class Dances and games and the play kept everybody busy Our Mlss Brooks wrll not soon be forgotten The play went off smoothly, and everyone seemed to enjoy rt As the year neared its close twenty sur senlors began to count the days The great adventure was nearly over What next? Such thmgs as caps, gowns, cards and mvrtatrons became topxcs of conversatlon Where would their graduatlop be was also drscussed The twenty erghth of May became an rmportant date The vast halls had been traversed With lrngerrng footsteps, the class of 53 approached the fxnal threshold No longer hesxtant, now fully confrdent, they stood porsed to walk proudly forth mto a new l1fe' u. X n y H . . l . . , n a , - . . ,, . ,, . . . . . l ' . .... , . . . , . . . . . , . . , . . , , I . , . Juniors at last! Three more had dropped by the wayside. Life began in earnest for the twenty-eight veterans. . A , . . ,, . . . ,, . . . , . . . , . a . y - . . . ll ' ll ' 0 l , ' . . l n , . . . , . . . 'Q First row: Bill llinshaw, Bob Morris, jerry McOlgan, Sharen Kloster, llal Devore, john Simons, Kent Curtis, Sharon Dixon, Blair Surlwer. Second row: Manager Norman Dixon, Nile Olson, Lee Nlciiraw, llrccl Davis, Don Klossing, Haus Cooper,VC'illie Bielser, Assistant Mgr. John NlcCAbe. Third row: Coach Gene llehnke, Lawrence Fullerton, Larry Whitmore, Duane Brown, Alvin Tee, Richard Cleek, Ray james, Wilbur Morgan, james McGriff, Bill Stevenson, Backfield Coach, john Finnerty. ,pa Mllili LEWIS lfRCliL DAVIS BILL MCGRAYY ALVIN 'I'Eli NILIC OLSON RAUS COOPIQR CTackleb flfndj Clfullbackb Vfacklej 1QuarterbhckJ iCenterJ Don KLOSSING LEE McGRAW JACK war-:Ks WILLIE UIELSER mtl, STEVENSQN YGUMJF fRight iinlfbacky crackieu qouardn CLeft iiaifbackn ig wf '37 DUANJE BROWN All RPXICII FULLLRTONI LKRRY IXIIITNIORI IXICHARD CI IQFK JI-RRY 'HCOLGAN fl-Hdl CCenterj find? Vlacklej fBack5 -21- VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD Top Row 'Vlxke Lewls Larry Whltmore Don K1oss1ng v111lC B1e1ser, foach Gene Behnke Bottom Row Lee McGraw Ercel Davls 'NI11e Olson Rams Cooper, B111 N1cGraw Duane Brown FRESHMAN SOPFOMORE SQUAD Top Row Blaxr Surber Kent Curtxs Dlck Blgger N1ar11n McCabe, Gene Anderson, Bok X1orr1s Coach John Flnnerry Second Row 'v111ton Keever Jzm Hendrlcson B111 Hmshaw Sharon Drxon, erry WcO1gan Hal Devore bhgren Ko1ster B111 Stevenson 22 Class llfficers NILE OLSON Vrce Presrdent Tops rn athletrcs Memorres Staff 4 Play 3 4 Student Councrl Vrce Pres 3 4 Talelrte Staff Sports Ed 4 Track 1 2 3 4 Football 1 2 3 4 Basketball 1 2 3 4 Captam 4 Class Offxcer Pres 3 Vice Pres 4 ERCLL DAVIS Presldent Some gxrl s best frxend Chorus 3 4 Lrbrary Assrstant 2 Play 3 4 Student Councrl 2 4 Pres 4 'lalelxte Staff Assrstant Ed 4 ack 1 2 3 I' tball 1 Basketball 1 2 3 4 Class Offrcer Pres 2 4 BLVLRLYE LOX Secretary Most dependable Chorus 1 2 3 4 Treas 2 PHA 12 3 4 fOff1CCID 2 3 Memorres Staff 4 Play 3 4 Talelrte Staff Senror Re porter 4 GAA 1 3 Class Offrcer Sec 4 Vrce Pres Sec Treas Hlstorran Advrsor MOTTO 'Nlot fxrushed but just begun FLOWER Whnte Carnatron COLORS Blue and Srlver OFFICERS Nrle Olson Beverlye Lox Carol Fryrear Lorraxne ohnson Mr Henry 28 f X al- JA' 2 Lapis . T , . , - . - I A Y ' - ' - s 1 ' 7 : v . . - 4 , ' ' y ' 1 Tr' , 4, 'oo 2 3 4, . . 7 ' . 7 7 ' 7 Y - ' 7 ' ' J f a v ' 1 7 , ' . 7 - 1 1 Y 1 ' I u ' c U L l ' ' , ' - Pres, --------- ------- - ---- ---- - - - - ---- - - - Excel Davis , -------- --------------------------- CLASS PRGPIIECY Mrldred Brelser Mrldred, now Mrs Earl Brelser, rs lrvrng rn Austrn, Texas Mrdge rs as charmxng as ever rn her new hhome yvrth therr two chrldren, one a blonde, the other a brunette, Earl operates a grarn elevator there He s on e up Wrllre Brelser Wrllre, good natured Wrllre, rs now a mrllronarre rn hrs own rights Strangely enougr he made hrs fortune by manufacturrng asses for hoot owls to use whrle flyrng rn the daytrme Phenomenal' o Ann Coinn o rs drrector of Women s Physrcal Educatron at the "U ' of Oregon She rs also a renowned authorrty on brr ge Raus Cooper We have heard Raus recently won the famous frve hundred mrle race at the Indranapolrs Speedway Con gratulatrons, Raus' Ercel Davrs You ll be happy to know that Ercel rs cleanrng-up ln the Cleanrng busrness Ercel always was a go getter"' He rs soarrng rrght ahead to the top so are hrs pr1ces" Barbara Decker Barbara rs our lrterary genrus She has had four 'Best Sellers, publrshed, and rf you would lrke to :vi her autograph the frfth one, watch the Chrcago papers' She rs scheduled to appear at one of the leadrng o stores soon Janet Drllon Just what we rmagrned' Janet rs a leadrng fashron artrst for the magazrne Seventeen wrth her office rn New York Crty Take a look at anet She rs a model for all she fashrons' Colleen Drxon You remember Deaner, the smallest member of her class Well, she s employed by Canover of New York to model Parrs gowns for over srzed mrdgets Grrls' she has some of the lovelrest creatrons, rf you re lucky enough to frt rnto any of them Just watch your dret' Wanda Drxon Wanda rs now executrve secretary to the Vrce presrdent of Woolworth's We aren t surprrsed She was always effrcrent and rrght on the 1ob"' Carol Fryrear Here rs excrtrng news' Carol owns and operates a natronwrde charn of Sweete Shoppes Her cash reg- er runs up fabalous sums of frgures, so Carol doesn t have to worry about balancrtrg her budget"' Teresa Hall Can you rmagrne Teresa a leadrng Hollywood harr sty1rst7 Well, rt all began that day rn Socral Problems as she sat there so rnnocently twrstrng her hart, suddenly she orrgxnated a HAIR DO that she has commercxalrzed rnto fame and fortune' Paulrne Karger Paulrne rs operatrng a charn of restaurants known as The Karger Krtchens They are scattered throughout the West, and Paulrne rs busy flyrng from place to place Don Klossrng Always laughrng sometrmes serious Well belreve rt or not' Don rs a research chemrst wrth the Stan dard Orl He developed a new motor fuel that wrll grve forty mrles per hour Nice gorng' Mrke Lewrs Here s the latest on Mrke' He has made the navy hrs career and now commands hrs own shrp Mrke has all the tnannerrsms of the mrlrtary Ah' for the lrfe of a sarlor wrth a grrl rn every port' Beverlye Lox Bev, and a nrcer gal you couldn t frnd, rs head dancrng rnstructress at the Gene Kelly Dancrng Acad- demy rn Hollywood Bev was never a grrl to strut her stuff, ' but we know she ' had what rt takes John McCabe Whrle on a explorrng expedxtron rn Afrrca, ohn drscovered a rare specres of blackbrrd, whrch he sold to the London Zoo for a fabulous sum Often you see John vrsrtrng hrs pet brrd at the Zoo Brll McGraw Brll rs a test prlot constantly burnrng up the skres to set new records for hrs Jet plane He rs OD hrs way"' Lee McGraw Of course, you know Lee was lrned up to be a comedran, and headed for br trme, but Fate overtook hrm' Unfortunately he was cau t stealrng some of Jackre Gleason s stale yokes an was demoted Hard luck Lee' Nrle Olson Nrle, our super athlete rs now head coach at Notre Dame and rs natronally known as the ' New Rockne Remember hrs sttrde' He was always gorng places Lorrarne Peterson Lorrarne, Mrs Peterson, and her husband have Just completed burldrng a ranch house Modemrs trc rn every detarl Lorrarne drd all the desrgnrng She warld' Darlene Pruett Now Mrs Duane Fryrear, had a full trme Job takrng care of the twrns and their famrly budget rn therr new home rn Portland, Oregon Mrldred Smrth Here s an astonrshrng fact' For several years, Mrldred has successfully managed and trarned a team of lady wrestlers and Wotta a Team' Mrldred knows all the trrcks, and oh, can she put them over"' John Weeks Here rs a surprrse' Jack has a weekly TV show of hrs own It s a super dupet show, and he rs the brg shot, natronally known as Valentron Weeks Jane Wert You won t be surprrsed to hear about ane She rs on the staff rn the Dramatic Department at Vassar College Of course, she has a Dr s degree after her name, but she rs strll just Jane' to us Judy Werts Judy has burst rnto fame wrth lrttle or no effort Always qurck on her toes, Judy now rs acclarmed the greatest ballet dancer srnce Pavalova Maxrne Younge Maxrne rs the wrfe of a Professor of Musrc at Knox College They are located rn Galesburg, and often vrsrt rn Oquawka . : I . . . . . . . . . . , , l . l 'I n ' : , - -gl . . .l . 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Bill, our janitor, has been with us for five years. When he drives the bus, - u ' xv, H n ' ' 1 7 7 H 11 1 , ' MILDRED EARP BIELSER Pohteness her Charm Chorus 1 2 3 4 Sec 3 F A l 2 3 4 Library Assistant 4 Chief Stu dem Librarian 4 Mem ories 4 Activity Editor ay 3 4 Talelite News Editor JOANN CONN Sweet and Demure Chorus 1 2 3 4 FHA 4 Library Assistant l 2 Play 3 4 Speech3 Tale lite 4 BALBARA DECKER A Literary Gal orus l 2 3 4 Tl 2 3 4 Library Assistant l 3 Memories 4 Play 3 4 Talelite 4 GAA Z 3. f 3 11"Ufu5. 'ibn' F' WILLIE BIELSER Most Inquisitive Play 3 4 Track l 2 3 4 F otball l 2 3 4 as ketball l 2 3 4 RAUS COOPE R Al way s Reserved Chorus 3 4 Play 3 Track 1 2 3 4 Football 3 4 Basketball l 2 3 4 JIANJET DILLON Vivacious and Pretty orus l 3 3 4 I" 2 3 4 Degrees Chairman 3 Library Assistant l 2 Memories Staff 4 Busi- ness Xlanager 4 Play 2 3 4 .Speechl Talelite 4 Senior Reporter 4 GAA 2 3 Class Sec. l 2. COLL EILIN DIXON Says what she thmks Cheerleader 1 Chorus 1 F A 3 4 freer 4 Memorres 4 Actrvlty Edltor Q Play 3 4 Speech l 2 Tale e Edxtor 4 GAA 2 3 CAROL FRYREAR Treasurer Musxc ms her hobby Chorus 1 2 3 4 Pres 1 3 4 Vnce Pres 2 FHA 3 4 COff1c rj Play 3 4 Student Coun Cl G 7 Class Treasurer 4 PAULINII KARGER Always agreeable Chorus l 2 3 4, 1-HA12 3 4, Lrbrary Assrstant 3 Memones Class Edrtor 4 Play 3 4, Talelrte 4, GAA 2 3 XR ANID LX DIXON kttracuve to see orus l 7 3 I CA 1LliL5fX HALL Always sm1l1ng orus l 7 3 4 YHA 2 3 4 Lxbtary Asslstant 3 Nlemorles iports Ld nor 4 Play 3 4 'lalelxte 'Nlevns lthtor 4 GAA Z 3 DONALD KLOSSING Ready to laugh Chorus 4, Play 3 4, Track l 2 3 4, Football 3 4, Basketball l 7 3 4 ALI- RED LEWIS Mischievous sometimes Chorus 2 3 4 Play 3 Student Council 3 Track 2 3 Football 2 Basketball 1 2 3 4 Cl ass Officer 3 VICC Pres 3 MERLE MCGRAW Ready for smiles Chorus 3 4 Ply 3 4 Track 1 2 3 Football 2 3 4 Basketball 1 2 3 4 LORRAINE JOHNSON PETERSON, Historian Excels in het work Chorus 1 2 3 4, Vice- Pres. 3, FHA 1 2 3 4, Public Relation Chair- man 3, Memories Staff 4, Art Editor 4, Play 3 4, Student Council 1, Tale- lite Staff 4, Art Editor 4, GAA 2 3, Class Officer 1 4, Pres. 1, Historian 4. JOHN MCCABE Quiet oh my Chorus 4 Sec Treas 4 Track 1 2 3 Football 1 2 Basketball 1 2 3 4 BILLY MCGRAW An athletic guy All State Football Team 4 Homecoming King 4 Play 3 4 Student coun cl 1 Talelite Staff 4 Track 1 2 3 Football 1 2 3 4 Captain 4 Basket ba 1 2 7 4 Class Of ficer 1 Vice Pcs 1 DARL ENE PRUETT Always calm Chorus 1 2 3 4, FHA 1 2 3 4, Public Relation Chairman 4, Library As- sistant 1 2, Memories Staff 4, Play 1 2 3 4, Speech 1 2, Talelite Staff 4, Sports Editor 4, GAA 2 3, Class Officer 3, Treas. 3. MILDRED E. SMITH Most Dramatic Band 2, Cheerleader 2 3, Chorus 1 Z 3 4, FHA 1 2 3 4, Camp l, Reereation Leader 3, Treas. 4, Library Assistant 2, Memories Staff 4, Play 1 2 3 4, Speech l 2, Talelite Staff 4, GAA 1 3. JOHN WEEKS A Regular Guy Chorus 4 Play 3 Foot ball 4 GEORGIA WERTS Light hearted and gay Band 2 Chorus 1 2 3 4 Vice Pres 4 FHA 1 2 3 4, Proyects Chairman 1 Vice Pres 3 Library Assistant 1 Memories Staff 4, Play 3 4 Student Council 4, Talelrte Staff 3 4 GAA 2 3 Class Sec ALVIN LEE TEE Why Work FOO llard? Chorus 34, Play 4, Track 3 4, Football 3 4. JANE KAY WEIR Charming and Sweet Chorus 1 2 3 4 FHA 12 3 4 FHA Camp 2 Histor ran 4 Pres 3 Memories Staff4 Editor Homecom mg Queen 4 Play 3 4 Student Council Sec 3 Talelite Staff 4 GAA 2 3 Class Treas l MAXINE YOUNGE u1et and shy Chorus134 FHA123 Play 3 4 Taleie Staff 4 Joyce Stewart, Pres. janet McCabe, Vice-Pres Evelyn Cochran, Sec. Bette Eggers, Treas. Duane Brown Annabelle Colley Nlorman Drxon Lawrence Fullerton Ray james Helen Keever Warren Knox Carol jean XfcC:ee james McGr1ff Wxlbur Morgan Barbara Meyers George Olson Mary Ann Polson Patrlcra Thomas Larry Whrtmore 33 Sharon Dixon, Pres Wayne Riggles, Vice Milton Keever, Sec. Carol Bielser, Treas Maxine Bielser Dick- Bigger Kay Chapin Richard Cleek Wayne Cochran Elaine Cooper Hal Devore june Dupuy Wayne Eaton Dorothy Grafton Bernice Gray Betty Hammond Ronald Hoskins Bonnie Kipling Marlene Lox Russell Lox Marlin McCabe Conrad Olson jack Polson Nancy Sandy james Smith Bill Stevenson Allen Tee Bonnie Whitmore Bill Weaver fNot Picturedb Donna Rogers, Sec. jerry McO1gan, Pres. Bill Hinshaw, Vice-Pres. Emily Cook, Treas. 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I 5 . 9 O Li r' -- H i -- urt ins Women's and ChiIdren's Ready-to-Wear Domestics--Yard oods--Notion 1 , ' ' I - 40 - GLADSTONE BIGGSVILLE 25,000,000 AMERICANS CAN'T BE WRONG Your Locker Key rs the Key to Better Llvrng IIENDERSUN CUUNTY LUCKEB SERVICE STRONGHURST RARITAN Good Food Served Jo's Drlve In SHORT ORDERS PLATE LUNCHES Gladstone llllnons Phone 2487 Hedges Grocery Gladstone lllrnors MEATS FROZEN FOODS Phone 2277 C E lsna GROCEPIES a d MEATS Gladstone llllnols Phone 3316 Scott's Service an Bogus Hollow Cahm Court LUNCHES lCE CREAM CANDY CIGARETTES TOBACCOS t O I . . I D - . I . 10 Nl East of Burlington on U. S. 34 . . C - x I1 ' d O o I . . 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