Morris Community High School - Chief Yearbook (Morris, IL)
- Class of 1944
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L. E. STARKE
Superiiiteiidcut of Schools
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A. M, .Missouri Uni-zfcrsity
I.'ni':'ersity of Clzieago
M. A. Northwestvrii U11iz'ersity
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A. B. MaelIIiir1'aji College
Ill. A. University of Denver
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B. E. Westeru Ill. State Teafliers College
University of Missouri '
College of Education, Greeley, Col.
H. D. HILTON
B. Ed, lifesteriz Ill. State TL'llfIlf'I'S
C. B. SMITH
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A. B. Culver-Stoctetou University
I'11iz'e1'sity 0.73 Rome
State L'11iz'ersity, Xiu'-z'o l.eirri'
L-vl1lT't'l'Jlfj' of Chicago
ARTHUR V. MEADORS
B. S. I,'1ii2'ersity of Illinois
B. S. Missouri State 'I'eael1ers College
M. A. Missouri University
Baker I'llii'Z'C'I'Slfj', Balclwin, Kansas
Uiziiiersitgi of Chicago
l'ni-z'ersity of L'alorudo
B., S. If11ii'ersity of Illinois
B. E. Illinois State Normal Uuit'ersif3'
A. M. Uzziziersity of lllinois
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Music Science 9 fa . 5 9 ff
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B. S. Northwest Mis ouri tate Teach- . '
ers College 5 V
Warreusburg State Teachers College -' '
NRL . -. JOHNSTON MARGARET CURRY
. 7lllll1CS ' Home Economics
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Columbia Uniffersity -C' S . ,
Colorado State Toaclzcrs College !fV'0'fd""'!,l!- '
ELEANOR CONNORS ELSIE GOSSMEYER M
English B. E. Illinois State Normal University
A. B. Rosary College University of Denver '
EUGENE E. GARRISON MARY LOU WEITZ
Industrial Arts Clerk
Assistant Coach A. A. Certificate
B. E. Normal University Lindeuwood College
MABLE STEELE I
ARLEY MUNTS-President MABLE STEELE-Secretary
OLEN E. MAY JENS J. SPANDET
RAY E. CANADAY RALPH C. MCELVAIN
WALDO E. BOLEN ROBERT H. BECKWITH
ln making' a sehool year hook the ohjeet is to eondense the aeeoniplish-
ments of all the students during that sfweeilie year in the form ol' elass pie-
tures, artieles on eluhs, athletics, inusie and other features. Because of eertain
handieaps hrou,Q'ht on hy the war the Annual Staff ot' this year was unahle to
produce a hook as elahorate as those ot' previous years.
Even though the i'-H" Chief is not as large, its sentirnents remain the
same, and it will, as other hooks ot its kind, in future years, serve as an exeel-
lent reinintler ot this sehool year.
Bei-ause it is a hook of the stuiients. for the students, and hy the stu-
dents, the staff feels that it is only fitting to dedieate the Chief of JSI-L-L to all
hoys and girls of M.H.S. and also the faeulty, for without their eooperation.
patient-e, and guidanee it never eoulml have heen inacle possihle.
Pep Club l,.Z,3,42 Library Club 253,45
CAA. I,z,3,45 Vice Pres. 35 Dramatic
Club 2,35 Dcbordrex 2.35 Science Club
4g Home EC. Club 42 Girls' Chorus
2.3: Class Pres. 4: Homerooin Pres.
IQ Student Council 1,41 Sec. 45 Ir. Playg
All School Play 2,45 Bond Sliow 3,4.
GRA NT A. BUSH
Deborclrex ZQ M. Club 3,45 Band ZQ Or-
chestra .25 Football 3,45 Baseball 25
Bond Show 35 Annual Staff.
College Prv,h. Course
Pep Club 45 G.A.A. 4Q Class Sec. 45 Jr.
Playg Emlrli Staffg Annual Staff.
Callvgv Prvlv. Course
Class Treas. 45 Basketball 2,45 Bond Show
3,42 Annual Staff 3,45 Magician 2,3,45
Swing Band 3.
Vanishing American-'44 .
We all remember starting our education, some of us going to Center
School and others going to the various ward schools. Facing our hardships
during those years and yet gettin-g into mischief all tend to make our earlier
years in school interesting. Then we entered Junior High, thinking of our-
selves as ladies and gentlemen. Too old to stand in the corner but too young
to be perfect was the attitude of the students. VVe had our activities such as
homeroom basketball, girls' chorus, and that typical fortune teller, Bert
Ricketts. Our class was the first to start Junior High Class Night which was,
by all means, a great success.
Then came that great night, graduation. Marquita Berner received the
American Legion award which was a great honor a11d a good start for smooth
sailing. This completed our grade school training, and now we were ready
Registration day for the Freshman was quite exciting, but yet we had
a group that was willing to help us, and the same help was given us during
our remaining days here. Going to various classes and several times being
directed to the wrong classes by the chiefs filled our first day of fatigue in
The first great thrill we received was going to the animal dance in
honor of the Freslnnen. Joining clubs, taking part in athletics, and learning
how to study were ideals of most Freshmen and were all well in hand by the
end ot' the year.
Tl1e11 came our Sophomore year which was a huge success since we were
well accustomed to the nature of high school. Miss Erhardt, Mr. Huck, and
Miss Higgins all helped to make that year more interesting. That was the
year that all took part in initiating the Freslimen.
Nlext, becoming a part of the upper class made ns feel quite sophisti-
cated. Tlhe Junior-Senior Prom was one of our greatest successes. The deco-
rations were well taken care of in the hands of "Tony7Q Sterritt. The theme,
which we will never forget, was 'fllambi". The Junior Play, also furthering
our interests, seemed to be enjoyed by all. . 1
Then came a sarl note. Several boys from our own Junior iklass were
enlisting and some were drafted. The war had come too, and with it our
awakening to the great responsibilities which faced us in the future. -
In our Freshmen Class there were over one hundred students, and in
our Senior Class there are approximately sixty. During our last year we all
missed "Zeke" Morral, "Moose" Sehaible, 'fTony" Sterritt, and Dick Black,
while Jim lNl'cElvain and Jim Collins transferred to other schools. Even though
it seems to us that our liabilities greatly outnumber our assets, it 's up to us to
lielp win this war with our own plans in the background and then begin to
plan for a glorious future.
WENDELL EICH EVA JUNE RYGS
Marvlz 31 June 23
General Comnzw'riul Course Svc. Commercial Course
M. Club 45 Football 45 Basketball 35 Pep Club 152,35 G.A.A. I,2,4Q Home Ec. 1
Track 43 Annual Staff.
VIRGINIA DAVIDSON LORAYNE OLSON
June I0 September 5
Gen:-rtzl Course Sec. COIQJIIIFVCIUI Course
Pep Club I,2,3,4Q Library Club 2,3,45 'Pep C'l'l1l2Jj:5,4Q Home EC. Club 2.
G.A.A. I,2,3,45 Vice Pres. 45 Executive L
Board 25 Bowling League 2,35 Band ,. -2 Ng.
I,2,3Q Orchestra IQ Swing Band 25 Stu- If , 1 'qi'
dent Council 45 Jr. Play: Bond Show 3. ,' X '
REL A SKLUT
ELIZABETH HAGEN MARQUITA BERNER
Mar 21 September I2 ' '
Coll rep. rsa ' 4. . College Prep. Course .
Pep Club ,2,3,45 P ' 5 Library Club Pep Club I,2.3,4: Library Club 43,45
4' 1,2,3,4 matic 2,3,4 G.A.A. Club 1,2,3,45 Executive Board
ordrex 5 an Ai ' Club 3,45 25 Pres. 4: Dramatic Club I,2,3,4Q Pan
S as. 35 ench Cl 5 Home American Club 3,45 Pres. 35 Home Ec.
Ec. C 25 Bowli Lea IC 'rls' 45 Mixed Chorusg Girls' Chorus 2,3,45
Chorus 2 : Aca . Octet ,. 42 Band I,2,3Q Class Pres. 35 Student Coun-
T 'o 3 5 ' onieroom cil 35 Jr. Play5 All School Play 1,41
e , tud Counci ' . Play5 Bond Show 3,45 Em-Hi Staff 45 An-
hool Pla ' Bond' ow , nual Staff5 Swing Band 25 Bowling
E1 ' Staff 4. if League 2.35 Science Club 45 Homecom-
' ing Queen 4.
Cnllrgv Prep. Course
Pep Club 1,2,3,45 Library 2,3,45 G.A.A.
I,2,3,4Z Executive Board 3,45 Bowling
League 25 Dramatic Club 2,3,45 Debord-
rex 2,35 Sec,-Treas. 3: Science Club 45
Pan American Club 3,43 Class Vice
Pres. 2,35 I-Iomeroom Pres. 25 Student
Council 2: Jr. Play5 All School Play
2,45 Animal Staff.
Tm T R I B E
GORDONA R. BLACK A
' July 27 l
M. Club 2,3,4 Chonorarj Fo! ball ,25
Baseball IQ Bztsketballmw 5
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RICHARD JOHNSON VERNEDA BROVVN
Ser. C0lllH1Fl'L'll1l Course
M. Club 4, Band I,2Q Class Treas. 22 Class Pep Club IQ Home Ec. IQ All School Play
Pres. 33 Football 1,233.43 Basketball 21 Bond Show 43 Ein-Hi Staff 4.
f 1,2,3,4: Track 132,43 Ir. Play.
GERRY GOODE VIVIAN NENVELL
June IO A'o'zfc111l1e1' 9
Ser. Conmzcrcial Course Ser. C0lllllIC'l'C1-dl Course
Pep Club IQ Home Ec. Club IQ Girls' Pep Club 2,3,.1,3 Library Club 43 G.A.A.
Chorus 1,2333 Mixed Chorus 23 All
School Play 2Q Bond Show 4.
4: Home lic. Club 22 Bond Show 4.
JOYCE REINECISE 'N if,
College Prep. Course
Pep Club 45 G.A.A. 1.2.41 Science Club
4j Home Ec. Club I,2,31 Girls' Chorus
3Qj Band 1,2,3,43 Orchestra I,2,3,4Q
Bond .Show 43 Animal Staff.
College Prep. Course
Pep Club I,2,3,4Q Library 2,3,43 G.A.A.
1,2,3,43 Bowling League 2: Executive
Board 33 Dramatic Club 1,2,3,4 Vice
Pres. 33 Debordrex .2,33 Science Club
43 Jr. Play3 All School Play 2,43 Bond
EILEEN SHIELDS J
General Course A
Pep Club 2 34: Q lfsl Chorus, 2, 3'7 - .3 A fc"
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M. Club 2,3,4Q Vice Pres. 4j Homeroom
Pres. 4Q Student Council 43 Vice Pres.
4Q Football 3,43 Most Valuable Player
4Q Basketball I,2,3,43 Most Valuable
Player 41 Captain 4Q Homecoming
TRIBE OF 1944 Elawn
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-:X x f JOHN3 MAY ALBERT TUCKISR
P X X Svfftcnzbrf' 24 Ortobcr 27
HJ Collrgv Prep. Coursv Gvnzeral Course
. Dramatic Club l,2,3,42 M. Club 3,45 Sec.- Band I,2.
5 Treas. 41 Student Council Pres. 45 Foot-
- f ball 2,3,4I Basketball 3,45 Track 45 Jr.
N K if Piayg All School Play 1,245 Bond show
1. 3,4Q Magician 2.3,45 Annual Staff.
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KX i hgh-XRlAN MORRISON BEVERLY BARTLETT
A fx July 29 Svptcuzlwr 24
A 5 College' Prvp. Course College Prep, Course
5 xg, Pep Club I,2,3,4, G.A.A. 3,45 Dramatic
Xi all Club 2.3,4: Deborclrex 2,3: Home Ec.
--5 , + Club 45 Girls' Chorus 45 Jr. Playg All
l X School -Ebay 45 Bond Show 45 Annual
Pep Club 3,45 Vice Pres. 35 Operetta 2,
Pan American Club 35 Girls' Chorus
I,2,35 Band I,2,3j Orchestra 35 Bond
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July 26 January 29
Pep Club 1,2,3,45 GAA. 4Q Pan Ameri-
can Club 35 Home Ec. Club I,2,3,45
Reporter 4j Camp Delegate 2Q Student
Council 3Q Homeroom Pres. 35 Jr. Playg
All School Play 3Q Em-Hi Staff 45 An-
G.A.A. 1,2,35 Girls' Chorus 1,25 Class
Tweltfc T R I B E
General Course f
Pep Club 1,2.3,4Q Library Club 2,3545
Dramatic Club 2,3,4Q Debordrex 2,35
Jr. Play5 All School Play 2,45 Em-Hi
JOHN SUCH, Jr.
Gen. Conmzerfial Course P
Club 41 Class Sec. 45 Baseball 25
Basketball I,2,3,4Q Jr. Playg Bond Show
45 EmHi Staff45 Annual Staff.
Dramatic Club 3-49 Dcbordrex I,2,3,4j
Pres. 43 Pan American Club 3,42 Pres.
4: Debate Team 21 Band 1,2,3,4: Or-
chestra 1,23 Em-I-Ii Staff 4: Annual
College P1'e1'f. Course
1 34 Home Ec Club 4 Science Club
I,2,3,4, Jr. Plag 3 Bond Show 3,4, Em
Hi Staff 4: Bowling League I,2,3Q An-
D vDramatic Club 4: Pep Club 1,2,3343 G,A,A,
Pep Club 3,43 Library Club 43 Home Ec.
Club 2,3-4? Pres. 31 Sec. 43 Girls'
Chorus IQ -Ir. Play: Bond Show 3: Em-
Hi Staff 4: Annual Staff.
MARILYN McGUIRE AJ
Pep Club I.2,3.4Q Home Ee. Club 31
Homeroom Pres. 41 Student Council 43
Jr. Playg Annual Staff 4.
PATRICIA A. BAKER
Pep Club 45 Debordrcx I,2,3.4Q Vice Pres.
42 Pan American Club 3,43 Jr. Playg
ol Play 3,43 Annual Staff.
College Prep. Coulzvv
Pep Club I,2,3,4Q Dramatic Club 33 Pan
American Club 3,43 Girls' Chorus 1,2,3,43
Octette 3,43 All School Play 31 Bond
T R I B E O F
Pep Club I.2,3,4Q Sec.-Treas. 4: Dramatic
1,2,3,43 Debordrex I,2,3,4Q Pres. 33 Sec.
31 Pan American Club 3.43 Sec. 41
French Club 23 Girls' Chorus 2,3.4:
Mixed Cl1orus3 Student Council 1: jr.
Playg All School Play I.2,3,4Q Bond
Show 3,42 Em-Hi Staff 4.
College' Prep. Course
Dramatic Club 3,43 M. Club 3,43 Pres. 4:
Band 1,23 State Contest IQ Orchestra 13
Swing Band 2.33 Class Treas. 2: Class
Sec. 3g Student Council 1,43 Football
3,4: Captain 4: Basketball 3,4: Jr. Play:
Bond Show 33 Em-Hi Staff3 Annual
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VVILLIS VARLAND EUGENE K. THOMPSON
Novcmbvr I2 September 30
Gwzcrul Cours' General Course
F.F.A. 1,2,3,43 Sec. 2j Pres. 35 Vice ,. A
Pres. 4. L.
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FRANCES KRZYSCIAK PEGGY JONES O,,,.,Jf,f'-f x 7f,VL,t,,,.k ,
Ft'lJl'lltll'jY 21 xWcll'Ch 20 'V ' ' vi
Gvuvral Course Sec. Conzllzercml Coldase I ',. ,fff'A'L
Pop Club 1, Pep Club 2,3,4g Home Ec.fClub I,2,3,4Qb "" N
Girls' Chorus I,e,4g Octette 42 Jr. Playg '
Bond Show 4g Annual Staff
EDITH KRAMER BETTY JEAN PARKER
.VUi'4'!llbCl' 16 lV0'UClllbCI' 20
G8llL'l'll1C0lt1'SF Sec. C0uz11zw'z'ial Course
Home Ec. Club IQ Bond Show 3. Pep Club 113,43 Home Ec. Club I,2,3,4j
Bond Show .lg Em-Hi Staff 4.
VIRGINA HAROLD DEAN JACOBSON
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Svc. Cozzznzerdal Course General Course
Home Ec. Club I. F.F.A. I,2,x j 3 S Q
Fozertvvzz T R I B E O F 1 9 4 4
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XVAYN E ROSE
Mirrd C oursc
F.F.A. I,2,3,4j Science Club IQ Football
25 jr. Play.
SHIRLEY MARIE SPANDET
College Prep. Course
p Club 1,2,3,45 G.A.A. 1,2,3.4: Dramatic
Club IQ Debordrcx 42 Girls' Chorus
Chorus 2,3,4j Octette 4: Band 4: Or-
chestra I,2,3,4Q Music Contest 2,45 All
gcliool Play I5 Bond Show 3,45 Annual
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Gm. Cmzzuzvrviul Course F
Pep Club I,2,4Q Home Ec. Club I,2,3,4Q
Watchdog IQ Animal Staff. LA
HARVEY 'LARSON We
Gmzcml C0m'sc n
M. Club 4j Football 4.
Bond Show 3.
Home EC. Club I,2,3,4Q Sec.-Treas. 1,35
Girls' Chorus I,2,3,4Q Octette 43 Jr.
Octette 25 Bond Show 3,45 Annual Staff.
Bond Show 3.
F.F.A. I,2,3,4Q Treats, 31 Band 2,3.45 Bond
Show 3,45 Annual Staff.
TRIBE OF 1944 Fiffcen
Jr. Play5 Annual Staff.
GERALDINE NESS M
Sw. Commercial Course
Pep Club 45 Library Club 3,45 Sec. 45
Home Ec. Club I.2,3,4Q Pres. 45 Em-Hi
Staff 45 Annual Staff.
ANNA BERGE CHARLOTTE TUNTLAND
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TRIBE OF 1944
Edwin Leach, Dorothie Bright, Robert Higgins
We're the tribe of '-l5. Being om'
The first big at-eomplislmieiit of the
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Man." For most of us i11 the plays, it was
Junior year, we had plenty to keep
year was the Junior Play. This time
for Rodueyn and 'tliieli Mau, Poor
our first opportunity at play-aetiiigr.
But We worked llard and were really rewarclefl wvlieu it was over. Our profits
were very pleasing.
We then proceeded to give an assembly on December 8, l'0llllllGll10l'2lflll,9f
Pearl Harbor, which has been Said by many to be the best of the year. Will
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Top Row-Leo Rasmusson, Bob Lundy, Gerry Dibbl , ordon Sampson, Jerry Ford,
Ed Carr, Lyle Craig. 4
Set-and Row-Marie Osmonson, Dorothy Bovwl-QI' Marian Adams, Barbara Miller,
Dorothy Vanden, Velma Craig, Keith Bartlett.
Third Row- Jack Blake, Maxine Kussler, Josephine Eleopoulos, Gloria Schnulle, Doris
Jacobson, Sherman Hexdall, Soren Uhrenholdt.
Bottorzzlhitzo--Betty Larson, Dalene Ballard, Charlene Panish, Veronica Chubb, Bob
Wren, Tom Feehan, Mary Kopczick, Miriam Runestad.
anybody ever forget the trio singing "White Christmas" while a poem about
a lonesome soldier was read?
Our Junior Dance was on the Christmas theme, of course, since it was
given December 17, just before Christmas Vacation. Everyone had a good
Next the Junior-Senior Prom loomed in the future. NVe'd had wonder-
ful proceeds from the plays, but needed still more money. The problem was
soon solved by a more than successful bake sale. NVe were now ready for
beginning the gigantic undertaking of the year . . . 'Ilhe Prom. This We did
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Top Rim'-Roy Darin, Allan Black, Bennett Carlson, Ed McKee, Evelyn Broderick,
Shirley Rudow, Mavis Wilson.
Sm-wld Row-Richie Higgins, Paul Dickman, Bob Keech, Roy Hutchings, Eugene
Dewey, Ken Hume, Jerry Peacock.
Third Row-Nancy Griffith, Rose Thorson, Rosa Mae Mount, Shirley Grove, Jackie
Biddle, Lois Swansbro, Melvina Adamson.
B0tf0u1,I?ozu-Betty Hansen, Connie Usevick, Frank Perucca, Robbie Higgins, Dorothie
Bright, Ed Leach, Herb Enger, Christine Springer.
with more success and detail than anything else in the school year. We really
felt as though we had accomplished the thing that every Junior Class tries to
in sponsoring the prom. 'Phat is to give the Seniors a prom that they 'll never
forget and can look on with more than just pleasant memories.
Our high school years are coming to an end, Only one more and we,
too, are graduated. They've all been too short, but very wonderful years. lu
our last and Senior year we only hope that We may carry 011 as successfully as
the many Senior classes before us. VVe'll try.
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Edwin McNabb, Wayne Schaible, Lois Osmundson, June Allan
We entered good old M,H.S, in September, 1943, having finally reached
the first lap of our amhition-High Sm-hool. Last year we were regarded as
"Freshies" and "Greenies", hut this year we have raised one degree to he-
eome "Sophisticated Sophomoresf'
Gee, reniemher last year when we had to get down there on the gym
floor and roll. those peanuts and do all that other stuff? Seems likes ages ago.
Non' look at those "freshies". Don't they look silly? "Hey, y0n're going the
wrong way 5" Yes, this is what the hraves and squaws of the Sophomore Class
are saying this year.
llememher the assembly program we gave when all those celebrities
sneh as "Frank Sinatral' Pine, Hflharles Boyer" Thompson, John "Harry
James" Bryant, and Belva "Ginny Simms" Goode presented the program?
We Sophomores believe we have one of the most talented classes that
ever hit M.H.S. XVe furnished three ol: the hest eheer leaders-namely Belva
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Tiff R0-zu-Jack Davidson, Paul Webster, John Starks, Wayne Gunderson, Bill Lund,
Barbara Bannon, Delores Costello, Eleanor Bols, Geraldine Gechman, Christine
Pronckiewitch, Betty Trenter.
Sci-H1111Rua'-Roger Webster, Gordon Holderman, Norman Jorstad, Barbara McCul'
lough, Mary Anderson, Bob Ellis, John Bryant, Dorothy E. Peterson, Eunice
Ness, Elwyn Oswood.
'l'hi1'd Row-Harold Williamson, Oscar Larson, Jean Killelea, Cylinda Crydef, Estelle
Omens. Joyce Rudolph, Gloria Winterbottoni, Mary Dix, Marion Roswold,
Iftifflllll Row-Bob Lund, Lea Wilkinson, Margaret Hunter, Mary Jane Muffler, Bud
Hovda, Wayne Schaible, Lois Osmundson, June Allan, Ed McNabb, Betty
Thompson, Marilyn Peterson, Marilyn Peacock. K!
Goode, June Allan, and Louise Trenter. We also have some of the future stars
in football and basketball-such as Eddie Nc-Nabb. HShorty" Schaible and
Harold McCormick. The last two are trying' to live up to the reputation of
their brothers in sports, we 're sure they'll make it.
i We can boast about having the greatest typist that ever attended Mor-
ris Iligh-Joyce Rudolph. She can make that typewriter sing to the accom-
paniment ot the "Beer Barrel Polkaw or any hep-eat piece you suggest.
We'll always remember the readings given by Estelle Omens, the smile
of Betty Thompson, J. C. Kingman 's oar, the piano playing of Mary Anderson,
and Jim Bell's "Swing Shifters" that played for so many dances at the
Four of the boys who started with us as Freshmen have entered the
service of Uncle Sam. They are Marvin "Farmer" Olsen, Jack Black, John
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Tap Row-Russell Pine, Dick McTague, Don Goldstein, Bob Bell, Bill Knapp, Jim Bell,
Jerry Donahoe, Art Gore.
Sac011rlRo1u-Harold McCormick, Glen Kerr, Art Schiff, Walter Lacyk, LaVerne
Rosenmiller, Arnette Olson, Shirley Satre, Irene Callas, Susan Kindelspire,
Dorothy I. Peterson, Maebelle Fischer.
Third Rau'-Ardelle Johnson, Mary Kramer, Janice Hoge, Carol Tesdal, Marilynsb
Hagen, Norma Agate, Belva Goode, Dorothy Terry, Gloria Schweinsberg,
Margery Peterson 7
BoH0mRofv-Tom Kinsella, Louis Hutchings, Jack Thompson, Don Moberg, Louis 5
Cheshareck, Betty DiJohn, Louise Trenter, Donald Hexdall, Fey Osmonson,
Lorraine Lund, Ila Ryder, Glen Wood.
Pon, and Bob Bumgarner. Loads of luck, fellows. NVe have been backing up
these boys and all the boys with our purchases of lVar Stamps and Bonds.
We had a lot of fun at our Pow-'Wow which was given after our basket-
ball game with Trinity, and will be remembered as one of our highlights of
our Sophomore year.
We squaws didn 't do so well in the basketball tournament this year but
look out for us next year.
The trail this year has been carefully blazed by June Allan as Presi-
dent, "Shorty" Schaible as Vice-President, and Lois Osmundson as Secretary-
Treasurcr. A great deal of credit for a successful year goes to our sponsors,
Miss Gossmeyer, Miss Johnston, Mr. Meadors, and Miss Legate.
Vie have had a pleasant and successful year and We are eagerly looking
forward to our Junior and Senior years.
Twrnty-'I'wa T R I B E O F 1 9 4 6 .
Werner Frank, Mary Jane May, Ronald Younkerw K
The first thing we participated in was the f1'GSlllll2lll initiation. The
upper classes were lying in wait for us that day. We thought the upper class-
nlen had no artistic talent and believed more in quantity than quality. From
then on we were full fledged ineinhers of the Morris High School.
The next event of the year sponsored by and for us was the treshnlan
party. lt was held iu the home economics room. Later in the evening' due to
the demand for more space the eonununity room was drafted into inuuediate
service. More than titty ot us were there and we split upg half dancing and
playing table games, the other halt playing relay games. Needless to say this
was a highlight which will long he relnenihered.
Because of the necessity for freshmen to lear11 and practice the cheers
of good old M.H.S., we gathered in the gynnrasium and led hy our cheerleader,
Phyllis Fread, made the rafters ring.
The freshman assembly had as its theme the historical events occurring'
111 February such as St. Valentine-'s Day, the 29th which made their leap year,
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Top Ram'-Patricia Hougas, Marguerite Hoekings, Vera Walker, Beverly Brooks, Max-
ine McTague, Shirley Olson, Lois Smith, Bernice Kopczick, Virginia Grove,
Rollie Peel, Sherwood Nelson, Dale Thorson, Shirrell Darlington.
Sem11dRun'-Shirley Atkins, Beverly Hornsby, Mary Powell, Marilyn Hall, Marian
Osmanson, Dorothy Ketchum, Doris Peterson, Jessie Mount, Dorothy DeClercq,
Ernest Aarrestad, Helen Newell, Edward Meredith, Ronnie Claussen.
Tlziruf Raw--Lea Thoeming, Robert Hutchings, George Tabler, Oliver Burkhardt,
James Peacock, Evealine Dell, Sharon DiJohn, Katherine White, Edith Girnus,
13I4Ifff7IllRl7TL'-JOhH Krzysciak, Karine Olson, Ruth Pfaff, Charles Cook, Don Durkee,
George Shugart, Harold Hansen, Betty Monson, Doris Gunnerson, Bob Dibble,
Anita Enger, Donald Hansen. ,
and the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and our own
'tOle" Bull and Mable Steele.
The same theme was again successfully used at the freshman dance.
The attendance and complimentary comments clearly indicated the freshmen
are indiibitably entertainers deluxe.
Several class meetings have been hcld characterized by the unusually
good order which was manitained.
Another eventful occasion upon which the members of our class gath-
ered together Was for a party to attend the cinema,
A picnic is planned for tl1is spring which is to be held in Gebhard
lVoods State Park.
For class officers there arc Werner Frank, president, Mary Jane May,
vice-president, and Ronnie Younker, secretary-treasurer. In Miss Curry's
home room Toni Allan is president, and in Mr. Garr1son's, Ben Day,
The boys who went out for home room basketball are David Hausten,
Tom Allan, Jack Lundy, Dale Crull, Ronnie Younker, Jim Peacock, Don
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Likens, Phyllis Fread, Barbara Aitken, Don Neushwander.
S0t'll1IdRr?7n'-Bill Heather, Anna Mae Osmonson, Lois Carter, Fern Frederick, Mar-
garet Carr, Alese Buck, Helen Holderman, Geraldine Hall, Geraldine Jones,
Dorothy Rosenfelder, Mary Darwin, Eddie Bergstrom.
Row-Robert Waters, Dale Crull, Eleanor McClenning, Orville Peterson,
Leonard Hansen, Robert Harney, David Boyle, Richard Mitchell, Bennie Day,
Charlotte Johnson, Elna Satre, Janice Sampson, Donald Bright.
l9t7ff17lIIRl7Tt'-Bill Cook, Joan Shelley, Jack Lundy, Werner Frank, Mary Jane May,
Ronnie Younker, Donald Olson, Milburn Oswood, Dorothy Swind, Tom Allan,
Eleanor Peterson, Howard Peel.
Bright, Eddie Bergstrom, Oliver Burkhardt, and George Tahler. Our hoys who
went out for the big teams in athletics are Ronnie Younker, Don Neush-
wander, George Tahler, Ben Day, Don Dock, "Butch" Waters, "Ron"
Flassen, and Ernie Aarrestad. NVQ are very proud ot these lroys and look
forward to their high scoring next year and the years to come.
NVQ- also have acting ahility. Toni Allan and Xllerner Frank had two of
the leading parts in the all-school play. .
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helped the octettc to come in tirst. too.
lVe honored ourselves hy coming in second in the bond drive, a fact
which pleased us all.
XYe are proud of M.H.S. and are glad that we are the ones who will
carry on the traditions of this high school for the next three years.
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Sfudenf Council Science
Em-Hi Home Economics
Dramafics Pep Club
ASST, EDITOR-qlzlck NQKQL-
MUSIC ED.-Juycu RL-inwckc
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SPORTS ED.-John May, Und Eich
BUSINESS MGRS.-Mzlrilyn McGuire,
ADVERTISING MGRS. - John Such,
Grunt Bush, Jack Thompson
JU N IOR-Gerry Ness
SOPHOK I ORE-Jean Mclby
PRES H ALXN-lXlZll'i2lll Morrison
CALENDAR! EDS.-Peggy JUIICS, P111
ART EDS.-HL-lcu Sharp, Shirley Spzmcl-
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ASSTSTANTS-Czu'ter Huclncy. -Iuzmitu
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Uhrcnholclt, Dick Bull
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Vice-President ............,,.......... ......,....,,,,..,.,,,.......,, li laurice Enger
Secretary-Treasurer ,,....AA.,..,..A.......,...,,,.............,....... Jean Peacock
The purpose of Student Council is to represent all the classes
and Work out the Problems confronting them. The officers this year were as
follows: John May, president, Maurice Einger, vice-president, and Jean Pea-
cock, secretary-treasurer. Miss Gossmeyer Was the sponsor.
At the first of the year We initiated the Freshman papooses to meet the
standards of our braves Cremember Miss Connors and Miss Legate singing
"Pistol Packing Mama "ll
During the year we accomplished many things, such as appointing
cloak room guards, hall monitors, and giving a general and split assembly.
Courtesy Week was held in February, and after passing the specified
requirements, J unc Allan was chosen queen and Dick Johnson, king.
Much Indian Wampum was made by selling war stamps and bonds. A
toy jeep was presented to the seniors for buying the most in stamps.
A recreation center for ,teen-agers called the NVigNVam was organized.
Some of our braves got together and formed an orchestra to do good Indian
dances. Due to the gasoline shortage, the braves and squaws of Morris High
School go there to read, play games, dance, and eat.
Indian boys and girls went out to collect books for the many Redskins
who are fighting to protect the future of their tribes.
In April a big tribal Pow VVOW was held in Chicago. This was the state
Convention of Student Councils. Representatives from all the tribes in Illi-
nois came to the meeting to work out their individual problems.
The Student Council sponsored the Homecoming Dance Welcoming
alumni. At the end of the year a dance was given in honor of the departing
STUDENT COUNCIL MEMBERS
SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHUMURES FRESHMEN
John May Edward McKee Teddy Kindelspire Tom Allan
Iliek Bull Ed Leach Dick Mc'l'aguc Bennie llay
Ilude Engcr Bob Lundy Louise Trenter XVerner Frank
Marilyn McGuire Evelyn Sterritt June Allan Helen Holdernian
Virginia Davidson Connie Vseviek Marilyn Hagen Gladys Stalker
Science Club -
The Science Club of Morris High School for the year 1944, elected the
following people for officers: President, Ed McKee, vice-president, Ed Leach,
and secretary-treasurer, Jackie Biddle. Program committees were formed for
the year so that each of the nearly thirty members might take part in at least
The meetings were scheduled for the first Monday of each month. Most
of the programs were to be made up of demonstrations concerning any one of
our four types of science and of speeches by outstanding men of our city.
The club sponsored part ot' a general assembly with Lyle Craig speak-
ing on aeronautics, and John May and Carter Hodney giving demonstrations
The club 's advisors, Mr. Love, Miss Clark, and Mr. Hilton, helped in
planning and putting into effect our programs.
The Em-Hi has been an exceptionally good paper this school year. This
1s due largely to the leadership of Big Qhief George Carpenter Ellld Squaw
Eleanor Connors. I Q
The staff works under the direction of their editor, Virginia Hagen,
and is composed of eight Indian maidens Ellld four young braves. They are:
Selma Brady. Juanita Blake. Verneda Brown, Elizabeth Hagen, Jean Melby,
Gerry Ness, Betty Parker, Helen Sharp, Dick Bull. Norman Jorstad, Jack
Mcliee, a11d John Such.
Several new features were added to the paper this year to make it more
appealing to the students of M.H.S. One of these features was "C'orny The
Kernelfii Corny is a little worm who wiggles into private love affairs and
gives the students first-hand information about them. He certainly has had a
good crop this year even if there is a war going on: and we know he will reap
a good harvest, too.
Another new feature was "The Students Talk." This column contained
personal interviews oi' students which revealed their likes, dislikes, favorites.
and ambitions. Athletic news was featured giving magor details and scores on
The paper is enjoyed by not only the tribe of M.H.S., but also by their
chiefs at home, for it contained news on the P.-TLA. school programs, cartoons,
interesting editorials, homerooms. dances, clubs, and other school activities.
The Library Club is a 'hard-working group of girls. XVith the aid of
Miss Francis they take care of the library. during-school hours.
At the first meeting officers were elected and new members voted into
the club. Each year enough new members must be added to the club to keep
its membership at thirty. Each girl serves in the library for one period a
week. During that hour she has complete charge of the library. She checks
out any books that students may wish to take out of the library and maintains
discipline. Each girl has a special section of the book-shelves which she is
expected to keep in order.
In addition to these duties Library Club members help file, catalog, and
otherwise prepare the new books for tl1e shelves. This has been quite a job
this year because almost two hundred books have been added to the library.
This year the Library Club collected material for and put together a
USO scrapbook to be sent to some hospital for wounded service men. lt con-
tained cartoons, jokes, and short articles and stories.
The officers of the club this year were: Virginia Hagen, president,
Maxine Kussler, vice-president,'Selma Brady. treasurerg and Gerry Ness,
The main purpose of this club is to further public speaking. This is
accomplished through Plll'll1C and elub appearances.
At the beginning of the year, tryouts were held and eight new 1nen1-
bers were taken into the club. .
This elub is divided i11to two teams, the '4Hams" and the "-letfsf' At
each meeting points are awarded for debates. both serious and humorous,
orations, prepared speeches, or ouizzes. The team that has the most points
at the end of the semester, is given a star which is placed on the pennant that
hangs in the Study Hall. The Hams have wo11 both stars this year.
The Debordrex Society presented a program for the assembly consist-
ing of short skits, readings, and poetry.
Every year the club has at least one party. This year a Christmas party
was held at the December meeting. At this time, complete recordings ot the
"Christmas Carol," were played: these were furnished by Mr. Hilton. After
this, members of the club characterized members of the cast of tl1e i't.'hristmas
The officers tor the first semester were Jack McKee, Pat Baker. Betty
Thompson, and Cylinda Cryder who served as President. Vice-President.
Secretary-Treasurer. and Sergeant-at-Arms. LaVerne Rosenmiller, June Allan,
Belva Goode, and Marilyn Peterson filled these otiices the second semester.
Laverne Rosenmiller Louise Trenter Virginia Hagen
.lunc Allan Patricia Baker Betty Thompson
Belva Goode Susan Kindelspire .lack McKee
Uylinda Uryrler Shirley Spandet
Marilyn Peterson Estelle Uma-ns
"I hope this formal is the right color!" "M'here will l ever tind a 'tux'
to lit me?" "Hey, that 's my line . . ." These and many other similar exclama-
tions might have been heard as busy members of the Dramatic Flub put last
minute touches on their annual all-sehool play, "Best Foot Forward."
The club was responsible for numerous entertaining plays. skits, and
readings given tor P.-T.A.. NVomen's clubs, church functions. and other or-
ganizations. Of course the club frequently took part in general assemblies. A
novel Christmas play entitled "Prom Dress" was presented to the school and
Mrs. Petersen, the dramaties direetor, is to be commended on her pa-
tient and expert guidance.
Membership to the club this year was gained only by contributing in
some way to the various productions during this or former years.
T11 i rf y
Mary J. Coleman
Betty L. Larson
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S9Cl'etal'Y ...............w . ..... Barbara Uhrenholdt
Treasurei '........ ,.,,.. ...........,. B laxine West
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"Oh, Miss Curry! Is this all right for the program tonight? What shall
we have for refreshments? Has anybody S9911 my candle for the opening
Ahhh-from tl1e sound of things the monthly meeting of the Alpha
Alpha Gamma QHOmemaking Club to youj is about to begin. It is the local
l1I'3l1C'l1 of a club which extends throughout the entire country and to which
thousands of girls belong.
The Morris chapter of this national Homemaking Club meets once each
month. The large membership makes these meetings fun for everyone. Each
month new committees plan a special program, games, and refreshments.
Every year two girls are elected to go to East Bay Camp. Girls from
every Home Economics Club in the state attend the camp for several days in
August. The next year the girls report on their trip and the things they
learned while there. This year's delegates are Eunice Ness and lla Ryder.
One ot' tl1e outstanding events of the Club's year was the supper
party at which the mothers of the members were guests. Another, as we are
sure any of the girls will tell 'you, was the party for the F.F.A. boys which
was held in December. Just before Christmas a caroling party was held after
the regular meeting. These are annual events 011 the Club 's calendar and are
looked forward to by all.
Each year the Homeniaking girls prepare and serve the banquet for the
F.F.A. boys and their parents. Although this is not a Club activity many of
the A.A.G. girls participate.
The Hguiding lights" of the Alpha Alpha Gannna this year were Geral-
dine Ness, president: lla Ryder, vice-presidentg Maxine NVest, treasurer: Bar-
bara Uhrenholdt, secretaryg Jeanne Melbyi reporterg Lois 'Thorson, watchdogg
and Miss Curry, advisor.
Betty Lou Larson
Mary Louise Darin
Mary J. Colman
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Secretary-Treasurer .....,.,......,,.............,. ...... 1 ...Virginia Hagen
The Pep Club is the largest girls' organization in the school. It is also
one of the most active clubs. '
The pep assemblies are given to promoteubetter spirit and to induce
students to attend games. Everyone remembers 'i'Sl1orty"'Scliaible draped in
a sheet, and Rella Sklut's splendid performance as "Little Red Riding Hood."
These are only two of the people who -performed in -the skits. The cheer lead-
ers alsoplayed a large part in the..pep assemblies. . - - - . V t .
All irefreshinents at the football and basketball 'games' werefurnished
by the club. iltlainisllecl students can also thank the-club for the-candy ma-
chines in the school. . . . . . , - .
' 'At the e11d of M.H.S.'s sport season si hanquet and formal dance are
given in honor of the athletes. Barb Miller, who wasresponsible for the gala
"Mardi.Gras4" decorations. worked tirelessly to make the dance perfect. The
banquet will never beforgotten by -Ed Carr, a11d "Oleg Bull who had endless
appetites... XVe feel everything was a huge success.
A , Mrsj lVollan and Miss Gossmeyer, who are the sponsors, did a wonder-
ful Joh inkeeping the organization as successful as it is.
g MEMBERS A Q
Mary Jane May
Betty Lon Larson
Betty Jean Parker
Phyllis Fread V
Eva .Tune Ryggs
g G.A.A. y
President ........A....v.....A.....,.....,,..,...........w.......,........ ...Marquita Beruer
Vice-President .,,......w A.,. , Virginia Davidson
Secretary ...,. . ,.,,.., -.. .A.... .Louise Trenter
Treasurer ,.4.......,,,....,A..A.......,.............A.....,...,,........ .......... ,......,, Q T une Allan
The Girls' Athletic Association started out its eventful year, under the
capable leadership of Miss Mary Legate, with a formal initiation of new mem-
bers and installation of officers which include Marquita Beriier, president:
Virginia Davidson. vice-presidentg Louise Trenter, secretary: and June Allan,
To get into the swing of things we had a tennis tournament in which
Laverne Rosenmiller carried off the honors. Next on the schedule was the
Dwight play day which seven Morris girls attended. One of the highlights of
the year was our fall formal dance, which was introduced this year and was
so largely attended that it is likely to be an annual event. i
The class basketball tournament was decisively won by the junior girls,
who later were presented with a trophy which is to be handed down from
year to year to the winning team. By tumbling and dancing, the G. A. A.,
combined with the gym classes, helped make the bond show a success. The
next calendar event was the Paul Bunyan 'l+'ormal at which the girls were
stunning in over-size shirts and overalls. XVe also had a telegraphic basketball
tournament which included the whole state. Mary Jane May made one of the
high scores in the state. NN'e had a telegraphic archery tournament, and, as
usual, we were among the best. To bring our year to a climax we had a play
day of our own, at which we played hostess to one hundred girls of the
G. A. A. of surrounding towns. g
The G. A. A. has been more active this year than in any since its origin
in Morris High School in 1940. The large enrollment has been due largely to
the keen class competition which has taken place in the various sports, and
the spirit shown by the freshmen in our organization makes us sure the
G. A. A. will continue to be everything that we hoped it would be.
Betty Lou Larson
1-Iva Julie Rygs
l3elva Jane Goode
Mary Jane May
Ilrna Joan Pobanz
Shirley Satre A
F. F. A.
President ................. ................................................... G erald Peacock
Vice-President ......,, ...,, . ..Sherman Hexdall
Secretary ................. ...,....., D ean Jacobson
Treasurer ......... ,,...,..,,......... R oy Darin
Reporter .......... .... . ...... K enneth Hume
Watch-dog .....,,,,.......,,.......,.......,.,,,,..,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,..,.,.,,,,,,,,.... Jack Blake
During the past year the members of the Morris Chapter of F.F.A. have
achieved many great and worthwhile goals. They have achieved these through
the leadership of their instructor, A. V. Meadors, and through their own de-
termination and hard work.
One of the most important phases of F.F.A. work is the work in the
classroom. This work trains and enlarges the minds of the students in the
business of farming. In connection with this class work, iield trips are taken
to places where the practices of modern farming are carried on. The other
phase is our extensive project program. This project program gives the boys
valuable experience in "this business of farming." Here they apply all the
knowledge learned in the classroom.
Glory and honor came to our chapter twice this past year. At the
annual state convention last spring, Willis Varland was elected vice-president
of Section Six. This gives him the opportunity to preside over all the meet-
ings held in Section Six during the year. Back from the Lamb Show came
Harold Nelson with a trophy for having a grand champion lamb at the Junior
Market Lamb Show.
This organization participates in many activities during the year. Once
a year they present an assembly program in combination with the Home Eco-
nomics department. Also, each year the F.F.A. and Alpha Alpha Gamma
clubs hold a joint meeting. Members from both organizations are called upon
to be on the program, and a committee is appointed to take charge of the
games. Every fall the F.F.A. sponsors a hayride. The big event of the year
is the annual Parent and Son banquet. The members do all of the decorating
and present the program the night of the banquet.
Every year Mr. Meadors and several of the F.F.A. members attend the
state convention. At this time the state farmer awards are conferred on all
those boys earning them. This past year three members from our chapter
received this award. They were Roy Darin, Sherman Hexdall, and Gerald
Points given to the members for various farm activities are recorded on
an activity chart kept in the Ag. room. The members earning the required
number of points are given a large school letter UM".
Through this organization the Future Farmers of America receive
many good pointers which will make them better farmers in the world of
W'll'. D '
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MEIM BER S
" " Club
President ..A..........,... ...,.,.....,....................,.,.......,.. D ick Bull
Vice-President ,,,.,,,.... ....,,.. ...,, ' ' Dude " Enger
Secretary-Treasurer ,,.......,.........w.,..4........ ,....... ............... . T olm May
In order to become a member of the "M" Club, an athlete must play
e11ougl1 football or basketball to earn a major letter award in that sport.
The membership of the "M" Club was depleted at the start of this
school year, there being only six members. Many of the organization who
would have ordinarily been back donned navy, army, or marine uniforms in-
stead of football togs, basketball suits, or the thin clads.
The HM" Club gained in number after the football season, and three
were added at the close of basketball.
The Club sponsors the annual Homecoming Day, which this year con-
sisted of a football game with Pontiac and the dance, during which a Home-
coming King and Queen were crowned. Due to the small number of members
the Student Council was engaged to help with the decorations for the dance.
"M" CLUB MEMBERS
'tBuenos Dias, senoritas y senores.i" That d0esn't sound like Morris
High School lndian chatter, but it is Mexican lingo.
Last year marked the beginning of the Pan-American club, and i11 that
time it has become very popular. The club is under the leadership of Miss
Connors, assisted by Jack McKee, Betty Thompson, and Virginia Hagen.
They have held several meetings this year to enjoy singing fin Spanish,
some of the songs are quite catchyl, playing "zas" QBingo to youl, and eating
delicious Spanish food ranging from pu11ch to hot tamales. Ask the menrbers
about their good chili.
During the course of the year there were shown several movies of
South America and Mexico. Some were in Spanish while others in English.
To Glld the year's activities the club performed in Assembly. The songs
and H6lltI'6lll8S,H Una Tragedia De Amor, are certain to be remembered, espe-
cially Mildred Andersen and-Joyce Rudfilph's walking back and forth across
the stage. No one knew they were supposed to be curtains until they trans-
lated the play into English.
The purpose of this club has been to help further the students' interest
in the Pan-American countries and help better their Spanish. Xllhile the stu-
dents were learning something, they were also having an enjoyable time.
' MEWMBER S '
The heart of any athletic team or organization is its coaching staff. lt
is these men who are directly responsible for any glory that the team may
bring to itself, and it is they who shoulder the blame when defeat turns their
To our coaching statf ot this year, Mr. Love and Mr. Garrison, goes the
thanks of tl1e entire student body for the work they have put in on our ath-
This year was a year ot building in our entire sports department. Be-
cause of the training the boys received from the coaches this year. Morris
should go far toward becoming an athletic power in the coming years.
Most Valuable Brave
Maurice "Dude" Enger has had the honor of being the only player in
this school ever to be elected t'most valuable" in both football and basketball.
llis outstanding blocking and pass receiving ability in footlfall and his stellar
ball handling in basketball was recognized by everyone. By virtue of his team
play and his season 's score of 290 points, he was ranked by many as one ot the
outstanding players in this section of the state.
Here 's to the manager, that hard-working guy whom everybody takes
more or less for granted. He's the fellow who runs the errands, does the
dirty work, checks equipment, and bolsters the team 's morale. He's a little
seen. hard-working, essential guy, so let 's all give him a great big cheer.
This year we lacked a football manager. Heading the basketball man-
agement Was Ed Carr. with Ronnie Younker as the Junior Varsity manager,
while Bob Wren held down this important position for the track squad. These
fellows have worked hard, and to them goes a lot of credit for the success of
our athletic events.
The Redskins opened their football warfare at the Mendota battle-
ground. luexperience proved too much for the Norris squad as they fell to
the host school Ill-0.
A week later traveling to Batavia, the luckless warriors once again ran
into a stone wall, taking it on the elnn to the tune of 41-ll.
Opening at. home the following Friday, the Redskins ran into the usual
results when Morris plays Dwight, getting beat. 33-0.
The Redskins traveled to Normal next, where they met a passing attack
that left them reeling. T'he final count was 55-0.
Homecoming was held on October 15, with Morris meeting Pontiac on
the home Held. The Redskins fell beforc a powerful running attack. 52-0.
Two weeks later the Redskins ran into the "Saints" from Trinity.
Trinity was tops in the Corn Belt Conference. and Morris could do little but
try and hold the score down. Final result 33-U.
The Redskins' big game was against lfniversity High when the Red-
skins scored the Iirst and only touchdogvn, but still losing -ll-6.
ln the final game of the year Morris was defeated on a muddy tield at
Lockport, 42-0. '
' Morris failed to Win a football game last year. The Redskins were out-
scored over 50-1. These facts can be seen by looking int-o the record book, but
there are several things, important things the record book won 'tt show.
At the end of last year 's season the outlook for the '43 season was very
bright, with eleven returning lettermen. But the Redskins reckoned without
the war. By the start of this years season only four lettermen remained, with
llncle Sam and other schools taking most of our key men. Consequently, Coach
Love fielded a team that was small and very inexperienced.
This much should be said for the XVarriors: Morris played football
where many teams dropped it, and no apologies should he offered for the
conduct of the players, who despite taking a beating, both physically and on
the field, continued to give all they had That should stand as a moral victory
for them and the school.
Richard Bull-95-''Ole"--Started as center at the first of the year
but was switched to tackle. No ground was gained through this spot. He is
a senior and will not be back next year.
John May-86--4'Johnny"-A Senior this year, and his position at
guard is going to be missed next year.
Maurice 'Enger-80-'iDude"-The most valuable man on the team
with his blocking and pass receiving ability. Dude is another senior.
Gerald Dibble--S4-"Gerry"-A line smashing quarterback who will
be with the team next year. Much is expected of him.
Wayne Schaible-89-K'Shortyw-A fighting heart more than made up
for his lack in size. hxvlllll the experience gained this year Shorty promises to
be a standout for the next two seasons.
Harvey Larson-88-"La1'1ney"--This was Harvey 's first year of foot-
ball. He won l1is position from the start and proved to be a very rugged man
to have around. Harvey will not be hack next year.
Donald Neushwander-96-Don-A freshman who despite his pint-
sized physioue and lack of experience proved to be a neat tackler and smart
Grant Bush-85-"XVl1ift"'-Alternated at end and fullback and on
more than one occasion showed himself to be a tough man 'to bring down.
Grant is another senior. I
Edwin McNabb-91-Ed--A haPfback, could always be counted on for
a gain and several times showed himself to be a pass catcher of no mean
Ronald Younker-92-Ronnie-A freshman this year earned himself a
starting position. Being a short and stocky man did not hinder his playing
ability at center.
Richard Higgins-83-"Rich"-A worthy end and excellent pass re-
ceiver. He will be back next year.
Gordon Black-"Tony"-Viho was injured early in the season would
have proved a capable player. He was the only man to be presented with an
Wendell Eich--90-''Bud"'-XVas the passer of the team and was a
potential scoring threat all the time. Bud is a senior-will be greatly missed
Ed Carr-97-t'Eddie"-190 pound tackle. will he back with the squad
next year. Much is expected of him. '
Eddie Leach-S7-"Link"-A fast end. Vllith his experience this year
he should make a good hacklield man or end next year.
Louis Cheshareck-Louis-A capable sub, will be back with the Red-
skins next year at tackle and at guard. His size does not hinder him.
Harold McCormick-Harry, another sub at guard or tackle, will make
a starting position next year.
Jerry Fordflerry, a junior, played halfhack. He was injured in the
Normal game and was unable to finish the season.
T11 iffy-Liiglz t
Dude Engel'-22--Captain and most valuable player. Dude played his
outstanding basketball this year. He is a Senior and will be greatly missed
Dick Bull- 29-Ole's height gave us a great advantage. His graduation
leaves a big hole in the lineup.
Rich Higgins-20-Rieh's lack of height didn't handieap him. He
played good hasketball this year. He is a Junior and will be bat-k with the
team next year.
Bob I-Iiggins-21--The other half of the Higgins eombination proved
time and again that this pair will hear Watching next winter. Bob played
Dick Johnson-28-Shadow-A transfer student this year, was the
shot-in-the-arm our team needed. He was a good rehounder and sure death
on defense. Shadow is another senior.
John Such-24-Johnny alternated at forward and guard and eould be
counted on when the going got tough. Johnny is a Senior this year.
Afqjprig ..................................,.,..,.. -16 1Ii1100k3 ..........,.......,, ......,, ...,.. 4 2
Morris ........f, -v.v...vA-. . 46 Marseilles -,..., A .-.,,..,..,. 45
ltforrig .......... .,............ -1 2 F031 City ....,........ ..... ....... I S fi
Blorrig .,.,...... ....... I 37 Dwight .....,,...... ,......,.,... 2 8
Morris ,-,------- -------------- 4 7 Lockport ------- -,,,-,-. I S2
Morris ---....-.. ....A.--..--.. 7 6 Lemont ......,.,..., ....,... I 30
Morris .......... ............ - 38 Dwight .,.......... ........ 2 4
HI01-rig ..,.,,.... .............. 4 U. High ............. ........ 5 2
ltlorris ...,,.,... ........... - . 39 Ottawa ....,....... ..,..... 41 2
Morris ------.--A .-,-,,,.---,-- 4 1 Pontiac .........,.. ........ I 35
Morris --A--AA---A ,-----4,,--,. 4 0 Trinity '---.---- --4-,--- 5 -L
Morris ........-.. ..... - W- 69 Lemont ............ ........ I 32
Morris ,......... ....... I 39 Marseilles -4-4-.---- -s-4-.------,- 3 34
Rforrig ..,....... ........ M.. 41 Pontiac ..........,., ,....,...,.,.. -1 -1
Morris ----4A---- ,.-.......... 5 1 Coal City ............. .............. -1 2
ltforrig .......... ..,.... I 31 Clinton ...........,. ...,.... I S4
liinrrig .......... .,.. ,........,.... 4 6 Ngrmal ....,.,...... ,............, -1 9
llorrig .........i .,.......,...,............ 6 2 Senega .....,.,,. .....,......., 4 1
lforrig .........,. ....,....,............,.. 4 6 Serena ..,....... .............. -1 2
Morris ........... ................... 4 1 Ottawa ,..... .,....,......, -1- 5
This year the Tigers resumed their Junior Varsity schedule winning 9
and losing 7 preliminary games. They also split even with the Mazon varsity,
defeating them here, While losing to them in an overtime at Mazon. Morris
entered the Junior Varsity tourney at Marseilles, but lost their first game to
The experience gained by the squad members this year should make
Morris one ot the strong teams in the coming years.
Any doubt in the minds ot the fans about the ki11d of a basketball team
Morris would put on the court this year was quickly dispelled. Although the
outlook wasn't too bright, witl1 only 0116 regular from last year returning, the
Redskins combined superior team play a11d accurate shooting to start out the
season with a winning streak that was to last until after Christmas. The vic-
tory string was snapped at seven games by U. High, 52-44. And, while the
Tribe dropped several other close ones in the Corn Belt Conference race, they
were always a threat.
Besides finishing 5th in the Conference for tl1e season, Morris scalped
their traditional rivals, Marseilles and Coal City, twice, all outstanding accom-
plishment in itself. The Redskins ended their season at Streator in tl1e Re-
gional Tournament by first defeating Serena, the district champ, and then
bowing before Ottawa in the semi-finals, 41-45.
The statistics for the season show that Morris topped their opponents
by the average score of 46.1-39.3 while winning 13 and dropping 7 for a fairly
Track has been introduced in Morris for the first time in several years.
It is the aim of tl1e coaches not only to compete ni track, but to develop the
school's athletes for next year's 'football and basketball teams.
When Coach Love announced track, soon after the basketball season
was over. a squad of about 23 fellows turned out. Although track was new
to every one. some of the members of the squad showed promise of developing
i11to future track stars.
The Redskins tested their strength and speed in the 100 yard dash, the
220 and el-LU yard dashes, the half mile and mile distances, broad and high
jumping, shot put a11d discus throwing, pole vaulting, and the relay races.
As could be expected, the XVarriors bumped against stil-Y competition.
and mexperience more than once proved a limiting factor. Next year Morris
should really show some power on the track field.
Any person who has ever attended a basketball or football game at one
time or another has envied the job of the eheer leaders. This year these posi-
tions were left open as a result of the graduation of our cheerleaders for the
past three years. V '
After tryouts and a general election 'Belva Goode, Louise Trenter, June
Allan, and Phyllis Fread were selected. ln leading the Redskins' fans in
organized cheering through both the football and basketball seasons, these
girls proved they were the equal of any cheerleader in this section. At all
times the girls were leaders in fair play and sportsmanship, and the sehool
can well be proud of them.
L ' Th v P I d'
O.p 6 , 001' HIGHS
Gone are the days' when-a person took gym onee a weeki if he felt like
it. Today if you are seventeen or over. you take gym every day and like it.
And, surprisingly enough, most of the fellows do enjoy it, lll spite of the
rather vigorous rralisthenties dished out by Coaches Love and Garrison. Some
rugged games have developed in t.his class running from 'ilfommando Soc-
cer," in which you ean use anything except a knife, and toueh football, to
boxing. wrestling, and tumbling. ' - Q
Morris ,,,,,,,..,..,.,,,..............,.... ll Mendota .......................,......
Morris ,,,,,,,, ...... 4 l Batavia ....... .............
Morris ....... ,..... 0 Dwight. ...... .
Morris ......,. .,,,,, l l Normal .......
Morris ........ .,,,., I J Pontiac ,,.....
Morris ,,,,, ,. ...... 0 'l"ri11ity ..... ..
Morris ....... ...... 6 If High .........,. .............
Morris ,,,.,,, .,..., 1 l Loi-kport ...,....
This year the band, under the direction of Fielder Myers, had one of its
busiest a11d most successful seasons. Although somewhat smaller than some of
the bands in the past, the results were just as pleasing.
For their first public appearance, the band played for the Inter-Church
Council. The girls' chorus appeared along with the band. The marching band
was not as active as it has been in the past. However, the band played for
most of the football a11d basketball games. On Armistice Day the band and
chorus presented a very impressive program. In it was the dedication of tl1e
service flag and the placing of the gold stars 011 it.
This year we had a new feature. This was the all girl orchestra, started
just after Christmas vacation. They played for club meetings, luncheons,
dinners, and for assemblies. Most of these girls in the orchestra will be re-
turning next year
The highlight of the year. as far as the whole music department was
concerned. was the bo11d show. The band, the chorus, and several different
ensembles all took part. O11 Sunday, the thirtieth of April, our service men 's
honor roll was dedicated. At this time the high school bavnd played with the
Great Lakes Naval Training Station band, and the girls' octette sang.
Although somewhat smaller than other years, a music contest was held
in La Salle on April twenty-second. A-1 rating was given Alese Buck on her
piano solo and her vocal solo. Shirley Stpandet was given a One rating on her
violin solo. Belva Goode and Barbara Bannon also received a One rating on
their vocals. Betty Trenter received a rating of Two on her selection. The
accompanist was Mrs. Buck. The girls' octette received a rating of One and
also had all "A" ratings on their criticisms. Glenn Kerr accompanied them.
The octette was composed of Barbara Bannon, Cylinda Cryder, Belva Goode.
Betty Trenter. June Allan, Alese Buck. Charlene Panish and Elizabeth Hagen.
The annual spring concert proved to be very exciting. At that time the
Music Department was presented with a distinguished citation award given
by the Treasury Department for outstanding community service during war
time. Only one or two other schools in the state have received this award.
The final appearance of the Music Department for this year will be
made when the band a11d other ensembles play for graduation. NYith the close
of the graduation -exercises, we see another successful year come to a close. In
spite of the many handicaps and disadvantages presented by the war, the
Music Department has carried on very successful season.
This year the school presented not merely two plays, but three. All of
them were well worth seeing. ln the late fall the Juniors eame through with
tiying colors on their two one-aet plays: "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "Make
Room for Rodney." The characters were Betty Larson, Barbara Miller, Keith
Bartlett, Dalene Ballard, Gordon Sampson. Josephine Eleopoulos, Dorothy
Bowles, Fharlene Panish. Shirley Grove, Veronica Chubb, and Lyle Craig of
"Rich Man, Poor Man" Hllfl in "Make Room for Rodneynz Mary Voleman.
Charlene Panish, Dorothy Bowles. Dalene Ballard, Herb linger, Ed Carr, Paul
Diekman, and Jerry Ford.
Veronica had quite a hard time selling everything, but you'll have to
admit she managed well, especially with "Doe" l'raig's assistant-e. Herbie
also managed to get his sister, Fhar. married off to the right man.
The all-school play. "Best Foot Forward", was, perhaps. the most
thiekly populated play we've had in some time. There were seventeen charac-
ters in all: Bob Ellis, Frank Perueea. Gordon Sampson, John May, Werner
Frank, Rella Sklut, Belva Goode, Virginia Hagen, Marquita llerner, June
Allan, Susan Kindelspire, Ed Farr, Paul Di:-kman, Jean Peat-oek, Tom Allan,
Jack McKee. and Jim Bell.
Sinee there were so many eharaeters, it would be impossible to eom-
ment on every one of them, but to those who saw the play nothing more need
be said. To those who didn 't, rest assured that every one of them was exeel-
lent in his own particular part. The play as a whole was very well done,
and the timing was especially good.
Aside from the acting in these plays. or any other play for that matter,
there is the work of the back-stage workers. Their job was very well done
this year. For the Junior plays there were Bob and Rich Higgins. Shirley
Rudow, Christine Springer. Mary tfoleman. and Dorothy Vanden.
For the all-school play: Marge Agate. Norma Agate, Pat Baker, Delores
Costello, Malcolm Stuart, David Boyle. Riehard Higgins. Selma Brady, Dick
Bull, and Marian Morrison.
Since most of these people will be bat-k next year there is no eause for
fear for future plays. They 'll be well taken 4-are of.
Last October Mr. Starke came to the Student Council with thc news'
that the Rotary Club was eager tc sponsor a t'Teen Age Recreation Center" if
the Student Council and the students would make the rules and plans. The
Rotary Club rented the main tioor of the Masonic Tlemple for the Center.
November found us working very hard: we scrubbed, painted. and
waxed. The Rotary hired Mrs. Ventress as matron, supplied a. 'tjuke box,"
and turned it over to us. ln keeping with our Indian traditions the Center
become appropriately christened the "XYig'XVa1n". Games. cards. and ping-
pong paddles and balls were donated to the "WigXYam", and it was opened
in December. Memberships were 5Qc a montligand in the first month almost
250 men.bership were sold. Pop, ice cream cones. ice cream bars. and fudg-
cicles were sold to refresh the weary warriors.
NYe have had our share of trouble. but we've also had a lot of fun.
XYhen the juke box broke down, along came Jim Bell with his orchestra, the
"Swing Shifters", and they played often for parties and other affairs until
we got a juke box After that. they played for the more important functions.
Around that time sundaes. milk shakes, sandwiches, hamburgers. and hot
dogs were added to the menu of our coke bar.
In Xlarch Mrs. Ventress resigned: we were all sorry to see her go. but
our luck still held, as Miss Gossmeycr and Miss Curry volunteered to take
over the "tWig"XVa111" for the month of April. The mothers in the P.-T.A.
are now in charge of the "XVig'xYan1". XYe'were very glad that they have
given up their time for the furthering of the Youth Center and the purpose
behind it. With this wonderful cooperation from the Rotary, faculty and
P.T.A., the Hhvighvtlllln is sure to continue its successful beginning.
Buy A Bondl
"Buy a bond, lady?" t'Lo0k. sir, you can make a wonderful profit off
these bonds if you hold them. How about buying a couple?"
This is a sample of what was going around town during our last bond
drive. You see, the high school and Junior High were given the privilege and
also the responsibility ot seeing that our Fourth VVar Loan was a success in
Morris. lt was, as we went way over the top., which was set at fF75,000, the
purchase price of a Mustang Pursuit plane. supposed to be the fastest plane in
existence. The final report at this writing is over rF89,000. Take your hreath
away? XVell, evidently it pleased Uncle Sam also as we have received a certifi-
cate for outstanding work in selling bonds.
Our Music department. Physical Education. and Home Economics de-
partments were also presented with an award for meritorious efforts in pre-
sentmg the Bond Show. .
Words cannot express the pride of both the students and the ,faculty
and the breath-taking feeling which overtook most of them as the date for the
close of the drive drew near and the figures steadily mounted. In fact, by the
close of the drive we had reached 2583.000 and were still going up.
Son-e of the students kept selling bonds even after the drive. Their
efforts were also very much appreciated. g
And now, .dear readers, even if you forget the figures mentioned above,
remember this: This is your country, our country, and to keep it that Way,
"Let's have a. repeat performance next year", or even better. "DOUBLE IT!"
Many Moons '
First day of school. All day I've been stopped by Freshies inquiring
how to get to class or which stairs to go up or down.
I can hardly wait 'til initiation day-Seniors are giving a mixer for the
Freshmen, September 24th. VVe play Dwight that night. Gee! 'Whiz! XVe have
lost two football games already to Mendota and Batavia-Such luek, but our
team is good. Maybe we will Win next time.
- So long,
S'l'RIUT'LY FROM HUNHER
' fl ON s
Am I excited! F.F.A. hayride tonight. Hope there is a inoon, niee and
big. NVhere's the ahnauae? YVonder how the Senior program is going to be?
-Oh, probably thoughtt'ul and looking to the future, that's we Seniors-
Oh, yeah '?
Bye for awhile,
Pill 'll' :Xi
Greetings, My Dear Ginny:
The girls are all eurlers and bobby pins this a. in. Pep Assembly this
afternoon for the game. We play Pontiac, and afterwards at the Homeeoming:
Dance, King of Football "Dude" Enger, and Queen of Homecoining Marquita
Berner, will be crowned. 0lson's music-Should be a big night, yes? The
NVigwam, our Youth Center we've been hearing so 11111011 about, opens soon.
More soon and love,
IIS.-Howls about a date for it '?
4 l .7
Dear Mary Beth :
Played U-High, last night and will play Normal tonight. Last game of
the season will he on Armistice Day at Lockport. Must remember to reserve
lllfVSllli' a seat for the Junior Plays. G.A.A. Formal Danee coming up soon-
Are you getting anything new? I have hopes, hut don 't know for sure.
Ili. There, Sharpey:
Just had to tell you we won last night, 46-44 from Minooka. YVasn't
that grand? Swell way to start the season off.
Still Shouting. Q
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liememlwr Pearl Harhor! M.H.S. starts collecting scrap today so hring
on your pound or ton! But mostly bring. VVe'Ve got to have in that pile
enough for a gun or battleship. Speaking of battles-VVe play Coal City, hot
TCZIIII-Slllllllfl he a swell game. Junior Assembly tomorrow, NVonder what
they have cooked up. Vtlell, be seeing you.
Q l exiiw af - '
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Dear Aggie: '
Christmas vacation begins at. 2:15 and will that old clock he a. pal when
it hands out that hour.
Clll"lStll1ilS party last night at. the Vxvlgxvillll-UllI'lSilllElS tree trimmings,
etc. XYhite elepliants and not plnk were the order of the evening. and it was
fun. Swing Shifters turned up and gave forth-and the danve was on.
New Year's Party coming December 31. Hope it is as good as the
fllll'1SiIllilS Party was. Sum-h late hours for little folks, yes, hut hringr on your
Say, the Morris Redskins sure have heen sealping the visiting hasket-
hall teams-iWe've only lost three. Semester exams on the 20-21. Woe is us.
17111 glad We were through at noon 011 the 21st. Horray for halt' holidays! Did
you go to the Soph. ,dance after the Trinity game? Dam-ing was fun even il'
we did lose.
So long, Pard,
Fehrua ry 13
Valentine Day party at XVlgXV?llI1 tonight-decorations and programs
are to he hearts, so l' hear. Basketball season ends soon. Ya' know, we've
won most of the games we've played. Wlhoopee! Maxon on ltitll-II1-re s
Hl'eeti11g's, lleavovk: '
Last game tonight--We play Seneca. Freshman mixer was really good
this year. Tln- class is a peppy one. The Freslnnan assembly program was
great. Lots of talent there.
Must run along.
9' T Q
Dear Anna 1
The Annual Bond Show this year ended an excellent and successful
, , . . . . .
NN ar bavlngs Stamp and Bond Drlve. Dld you know We Went over our goal oi
375,000 for a P-51 Mustang Fighter plane? Rain didn't scare people away on
This is the Ides of March and Income Tax day-Vlfoel
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e-lj March 23
l peeked in at the gym tonight to see if any Pep Club decorations had
been put up. The Mardi Gras spirit certainly is in full swing here. Clowns
'n floats 'n 0VQ1'yll1l11g'. Everett Olson will play again and most important-
NYe eatl The Federated Church will serve. I can hardly wait for tomorrow
, As ever,
lloro I am in the "Writing Corner" at the Wigwani tluriuv' the inter-
mission ol' the April lf'ool's Dance. A mlunee eap holds the clauve prograuu aufl
the Swing Shifters are playing. Tuesnlay night the l+'.l4'.A. hoys are giving
their annual hanquet for their parents. Easter variation is not very l'ar :lW2ly.
Oh, happy clay!
.. Slaphappily yours,
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Jill - "' H5
Dear " lieehw:
, . . . , , ,
lt s lllllllllglll' and l just got home trom the I aul Bunyan llaiive. l rer-
tainly enjoyed myself sinve overalls were the favorite dress of the evening
with hoth the hoys and girls. How ahout you 'Y 'l'I'a1:k meet at l'ontia4- in al'ter-
noon, hut elitln't seein to affect the fellows clam-ing.
Love and Hay,
ITS.-Ought to have a harn dance sometime.
Hello, Andersen :
NYonder what decorations are going to he at the Junior-Senior Prom
this year? The Juniors are certainly able to keep it a secret better than we
Seniors did last year. No rumors yet as to what the food is to he eitlier-Gee
Whiz! NVhy don't. they let a person in on XVllIlt7S going on any way.
E. SH l ICLDS
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Kind of late to be Writing a note. Just honie from Student Council
Mixer-The music- was red hot and everybody was hep at the best tribal
dance given this year. Must renieniber about Baeoalailreate tomorrow night
and exams on the 5th and 6th-never let a person rest around this school.
Class Night tomorrow evening. Say, what do you suppose they have
vooked up about us Seniors this year? Hope it is :ill good. Soon the strains of
the Qlliltllliltlflll nmreli Wlll be closing' our years in Norris High . . . 'llhey have
indeed been happy ones for most of us.
Ne'erv-Uh, Ne'er shall we for-get . .
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Our Best Wishes T0
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