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at Zia PRESENTED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF MORRISONVILLE UNIT DISTRICT if 1 Editor Marian Smith Assistant Editor Joan Engelhart Advisor Miss Alice Sleevar .III idllllil m1 A ":lllIl- 'll' Il E-.1 --l 1 ifr--'E l il il: I1 1113:- 1' Siiriu Il ' r-J rnlllgi Tl- -1111 "1" Dig 5-:-E51 ' "-IE'-EE S i - 11 'Y 1 1 nn ll IIlilllillI!llilIl Illllll ' llllillllllll ill Ev QD :- ' lIlllIlIllIlIiIlIl2!'! :sg 5 1.-:m:l I-I I li -A ul 1 iii! I -...W E.--.,g 1:k 'E'-L 5 '. .5N 2 '3T X S: EE' 12-1 Qx , iq 'EES' SQ: 1-2-- X35 - I I A I- I 413 ' ' ' ' ' ' 4 A I: I I I I sg . A 'ls 2:-2. 5.1- I L IME, A F I Il I I F 1 113: - --Q ' ' ' '-'E 1 -E,-"-15 I I I I . 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Mus ic Educ ., Sherwood Music S c h o ol . DePaul Uni- versity, School of Music, Chi- cago, Illinois GLADYS M. AULL Home Economics B. Ed., Illinois State Normal University. Eastern Illinois State Teachers College. Uni- versity of Florida, University of North Carolina BILL M. BULLARD Agriculture B . S .in Agriculture, Oklahoma A. 8: M. C ol le g e, Stillwater, Oklahoma MARJORIE GALLOWAY Physical Education B. Ed. Western Illinois State Teachers College, Macomb, Illinois EARL w. CARR Math. and Social Science B. S., Union University, .Tack- son, Tennessee, M. S. Iowa State C o l le g e, University of Illinois, Columbia University, New York MARGARET L. HEWITT English B. A., Illinois Wesleyan Uni- versity, Bloomington, Illinois LYLE J. HENRICK Science M. S., B. Ed., Western Illinois State Teachers College, Mil- waukee Vocational School,Il1. Instit. of Technology BERNICE D. ROBINSON ' English B. A., Jamestown College, Jamestown, North Dakota. JAMES E. SMITH Coach, P.E. 8: Soc. Science B. S. in Educ., Iola, Kansas Jr. College, Southern Illinois University ALICE SLEEVAR Commerce B. Ed., Illinois State Normal University, University of Col- orado, Columbia University, New York "And gladly wolde he lerne, and gladly teche." --Chaucer f LOREN ARKEBAUER ROY BACON He plays in the band and He always has a ready sings too smile, Come on Loren we're Never one who uses rooting for you. guile. ON O5 QOYKNKZW, me 'r Piilonde hifi. y y Yue Ptexvljj og ne at e nl' . L X5 theeVerY gui DICK BAILS Fun galore, he's our mang Try and change him if you can. ALICE .TUNE BEATY A girl who is short and sweet: As you all know she's hard to beat. RAMONA BILYEU Nice clothes, pe r s on - ality, and a trusting soulg We're sure this girl will reach her goal. JOE CLARK In class he's oh so shy, His wavey hair is good for the eye. BOB CLOWER They call him Herbie, Bob, or Snow: A guy who's spirits are never low. 12. Class JIM DONALDSON He's liked by everyone, His heart a senior girl has won. RAY DOWDY A little fellow with not much to say, Some call him Buttons, and some call him CAROLYN CURVEY In girls sports she can't be beat, She has the ability and doesn't cheat. DWIGHT BBE A boy who has many friends here, He must have had fun in his senior year. Ray. Of '50 BOB FLEMING He never looks at girls, know why? . Maureen's the apple of his eye! BARBARA GRUNDY To Taylorville she does trot, To see alittle boy named Scott. BARBARA HILL This girl came from Palmer way, We're sure she had a happy stay. 13 Le He h STER a C And ss Fufly UR VEY trldes ' WaVJ'h . el Q FRANK HORNBECK CHARLES JOHNSON In basketball he raises In ag. class he's one of the score, the best, W hile Bonnie sits and We're proud to have him yells for more. in our Crest. 16 5575 -wr, KW. ,261 MAR oiilcet to03 r r C l 3 9 ieefleade rr5'55 begs. ce goinggg' 5 ,Caron Q1 e' Y en s wh EDWARD JONES Trombone playezqsinger too, In all his life he'll get through. NORMA JONES She's got the pep, she's got the steam, She's a cheerleader of our team. EARL MCKINNIE A swell fellow, all round S'-W, We know he will climb high. PAULINE MCLEAN A quiet gal, never loud, A prom queen of whom we are proud. IONE MUNDHENKE At giggling she can't be beat. Lots of fun and awful sweet. 14 Class Of '50 DONALD RATHGEBER Donnie's Winsome smile, Will carry him many a mile. JOYCE REYNOLDS Blonde hair, blue eyesg Her pleasant manner satisfies. MELVIN RICH He's really tops on a Cornet, As nice a fellow as you have met. ROSIE SKINNER A little girl from Palmer way, In our class she's okay. BILL NICOL A little guy with lots of He has a fhver and a PePf May success follow you Around school he s a every step. Jo AN HaPPy, C ENGE H1-ef LHA JACK SLOAN 416333 fhe gofee, azw A good guyyou'l1 agree, knol' offug Always seems happy and W- as we a carefree . 15 R T ays BILL SMITH He joined us in senior year, And brought with hu JAMES STANLEY h i s A willing worker, full of vim: im a High schools need more like him. grin and cheer. 38 45? EPNGxY1xh11ion 8 59511 ,,, aw A geX:0 . 1 aijetoxy 00x ono XX O9 B avg aY 5 g. JIM SWINGER Talkative, yes indeedg He will be sure to succeed. GLORIA TAYLOR A little girl with a big heart, In the junior play she did her part. SYLVIA TAYLOR Studious and extra kind, This sort of girl is hard to find. 16 Class Of '50 Senior Class Poem The time has come for us to bid farewellg After four years we are able to tell, That we graduated from Morrisonville High After many a trial and many a sigh. We all had to struggle and it was sometimes hard, But our school day memories will never be marred With the unpleasant things of these trying years. Instead, we leave with our eyes full of tears, Remembering the good times we have had: It's things like that, which make it so sad. As freshies we were afraid we would do something wrong But we made out okay and it wasn't too long Till we were sophomores, then the fun began. One would often hear "I've learned all I can". Yes, we thought we had learned all there was to know. But as Juniors we found that, that wasn't so. At last we are Seniors and happy to state That our high school success was no outcome of fate. The teachers were patient and pushed us along, They helped us out when they knew we were wrong. We are going to miss those noisy halls, All the cheerful voices and friendly calls. Our class. wasn't perfect but I think you'll agree, It was certainly one of the best, By Gee ! Joan Engelhart 17 Seniors - 1950 In September of '46,thirty-nine freshies came rushing into M.H.S. to begin their career as high school students. Officers were chosen, these being the results: Marian Smith, president, Bill Nicol, vice- president, Bob Fleming, secretary-treasurerg and Mr. Schmidt, advisor. As freshies we held our own in basketball, band, and club membership. Frances Smothers was chosen cheerleader from ouriclass. In '47 we again returnedto plague our teachers. Mr. Hendricks was chosen as advisor with Bob Clower, president, Lester Curvey, vice- presidentg and .Toan Engelhart, secretary-treasurer. Attendance this year dropped to thirty-eight. Bob Clower and Marian Smith helped lead our cheers. In-basket-ball tournaments both sophomore boys and girls placed first. ' With the start of the '48 and '49 school term, forty-six Hjollyjuniors joined the throng at M. H. S. Bill Spengler, president, Iuanita.Davidson, vice-president, and Bob Fleming, secretary-treasurer were chosen to guide our class with the help of Miss Hewitt. Among accomplishments this year were the publishing of the MOHAWK, production of the play, "Shiny Nose", sponsoring of the 1949 Prom, and supporting of many activities. Then came the crowning glory, at last we were "sophisticated seniors". Our class had greatlydecreased,this year dropping to thirty- eight. The powers of offices were vested in Amos Johnson, presidentg Lester Curvey, vice-president, and Marian Smith, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Robinson and Miss Sleevar did a wonderful job as class advisors. We had a fair share of boys on the basket ball team as you can see by other pages of the CREST. Cheerleaders from the senior class included Norma .Tones and Marian Smith. Class pictures were taken October IZ at Burchetts' Studio in Springfield. They turned out remarkable well as you'll see by our pic- tures. We're very proud of our work on the CREST and we hope you'll enjoy browsing through our annual as much as we enjoyed making it for you. Another of our accomplishments was the senior playpresented this spring, with a cast of seniors with acting ability. Thus ends the best years of our lives - those spent at M. H. S. Marian Smith 18 ii Senior Will Article I We, the senior class of Morrisonville High in the year of 1950, being of questionable mind and memory, do hereby make, declare, and set our seal to this our will. Article II Our gay times and merry voices we leave to the school. May youth ever enjoy its traditions and merriment. Article III The semester exams we leave to the faculty who so kindly dropped this custom . May each and every future class of MHS realize and appreciate the importance of an understanding faculty. Article IV For our principal we bequeath all personal possessions not speci- fically mentioned, in remembrance of the class of '50, May all future students know and like him as we have. Article V To our secretary--we leave all our be aux whom we do not take with us. May they amuse her as they have us. Article VI First: To the juniors we leave our shoes--may you fill them well. Second: To the sophomores--we leave your future. Make ita swell one and ever look to your teachers for guidance. Third: For the freshies--we leave the term "green fr e shie s ". Green is the symbol of spring and growth--with these thoughts may you become a credit to MHS. Fourth: We direct that all debts be fully paid after we leave. Fifth: We, the seniors of 1950, do he reby bequeath our personal possessions as follows: - 19 '1Seniome.WilI I, Loren Arkebauer, leave my high ideas and big imagination to Duane Dozier. I, Roy Bacon, leave my high school days' to Lorraine Curvey, I, Dick Bails, leave my romantic ways with the worn en to David Earl Anderson. I, Alice June Beaty, leave my sweet disposiition to Peggy Davis. I, Ramona Bilyeu, leave my shyness to Jim Richter. I, Joe Clark, leave my quietness and behavior in class to Patty Vangeison. I, Bob Clower, put all future basketball games into the hands of Howard Reynolds. May he win them all. F I, Carolyn Curvey, leave my athletic ability to Barbara Wilson. I, Lester Curvey, leave my guitar to 'Jerry Fahl so that he may entertain the students at Morrisonville High. " I A ' I, Jim Donaldson, leave my sense of humor td Norma Johnson. I, Ray Dowdy, leave my nickname, "Button", to anybody who needs one. I, Dwight Ebe, leave my cool and calm nature to Phyllis Smith. I, Joan Engelhart, leave my wil d experiences in H om e Economics to Donna Franklin. I, Bob Fleming, leave my wavy hair to Jimmy Stewart. He needs it. I, Barbara. Grundy, leave my flaming red hair to Mary Sullivan. I, Barbara Hill, leave my saxophone playing ability to Joe Lucas. I, Frank Hornbeck, leave my wife, Bonnie L o u, to nob ody . I had you fooled for a while, didn't I ? g I I, Amos Johnson, leave my little! green chevy to the high .school kids to use as a lunch wagon until they get a cafeteria. I, Charles Johnson, leave my good g r ade s in bookkeeping to Barbara Franklin. 20 Senior Will I, Eddie Jones, leave my flirting ways to Andy Young. I, Norma Jones, leave my spunk and pep to Roy Alvey. I, Earl McKinnie, leave my easy going manner to Joyce Spencer. I, Pauline McLean, leave my slow and graceful walk to Dorothy Harris. I, Ione Mundhenke, leave my giggles and misbehavior in History class to Maxine Rathgeber. I, Glenn Myers, leave my bookkeeping classes with the eight gabby girls to anyone who is brave enough to enter such a class. I, Bill Nicol, leave the days I played hookey to Ernie Loman. I, Donald Lee Rathgeber, leave my winning smile to Lavonna Kent. I, Joyce Reynolds, leave my height to Margaret Todt. I, Melvin Rich, leave the thermometer I hoo k e d in English to the high school gym. I, Rosie Skinner, leave my quiet ways to Howard Lamb. I, Jack Sloan, leave my shorthand grades to Winona Wilson. I, Marian Smith, leave my leadership to Bernie Noonan. I, Bill Smith, leave my G.I. haircut and good grades in history to Ethel Ballard. I, Bill Spengler, leave my brain power to Ray McKinnie so that he can plant-peanuts and grow dill pickles. I, Jim Stanley, leave my place on the honor roll to Richard Thacker. I, Jim Swinger, leave my ability to ask questions to no one, by special request of the high school teachers. I, Gloria Taylor, leave my ability to get along with people to JoAnn Christain. I, Sylvia Taylor, leave all my highschool "sparks" to Ronella Armitage. As the class of 1950 sadlybids MHS good-by, we leave "footprints on the sands of time." May the heirs to our personal properties enjoy this school, and these worldly pleasures which we leave them. 21 The Senior Class. In The Stars Lies The Future. Senior Prophecy Upon completion of four years at M. H. S.the class of 1950 decided to have a reunion every decade and so we find the class assembled at the dedication of a community park which AMOS JOHNSON, that wealthy bachelor, donated to the community of Morrisonville. Amos greeted all friends and we notice that most of the seniors have attended this dedication. By the way, Amos owns a farm and has enlarged it into a million dollar enterprise. The vice-president of the senior class,LESTER CURVEY, arrived next. The grapevine tells us that he is now taking the place of such not- ables as Roy Rogers and Gene Autrey. Lester is married and lives in a home in Beverly Hills. He and his wife invited all the class of '50 to his home for our next reunion. ZZ Q Senior Prophecy Speaking of horses, we just now saw MARIAN SMITH, breathless and bright eyed, ride in on one of her beautiful roans. It seems she's never been happier. Why? Because out near the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, Marian, her husband, and three children run a vacationland and horse ranch. What's that roar overhead? Oh, of course,that's LOR EN ARKE- BAUER flying in his jet plane. Loren traded in his little car for the plane and is a tester for the new planes coming out. He makes his home in Washington since much of his work is official business. IONE MUNDHENKE was the next arrival, looking very charming in her new twirler's outfit. She tells us that she is now one of the main features at the Skating Vanities show. lone decided to combine her twirl- ing ability with another asset. After much thought she decided on skating and hence her career. The former RAMONA BILYEU and her daughter were the next guests to make appearance. She is still a charmingly dressed woman. She still resides near Morrisonville on a farm. It is not necessary to mentionher husband's name as we all know where her interests lie. PAULINE McLEAN'S arrival caused quite a bit of e xc item e nt . Rumor has it that Pauline is one of the famous Powers models. But,of course, she was bound to use her beauty to an advantage. M.H.S. saw a great future for her when they chose her prom queen back in 1949. We notice another class mate of M.H.S. arriving. ROSIE SKINNER was one of the first to arrive since she resides in Palmer. She runs a grocery store in Palmer which is a favorite shopping center of the house wives of the community. A taxi cab is now pulling into the park and from it emerges ROY BACON. Roy tells us he is an expert on F. D. R. and can tell you much of his life. Whose new cadillac is that now arriving? His face looks familiar. Yes, that's EARL MCKINNEY now arriving. Earl looks like a successful farmer he is s aid to be. Earl has developed a new corn planter which accounts for the cadillac. There are many more visits to be made so we must move on. GLENN MYERS and his wife greeted us heartily. A glance at the couple will tell how happy they are. Glenn now runs a filling station which was known as the Frobish Standard Station. The business is now greatly enlarged which is proven by Glenn's beautiful country estate. Z3 Senior Prophecy MELVIN RICH came rushing up to say hello. It seems that Melvin now plays with a very famous name band. Some of the new songs were written by Melvin. You've heard "Pour on the perfume whe n you take off your shoes if you forgot to wash or you'll get the blues", haven't you? That's Melvin's creation. If you've been wondering whose orchestra Melvin is playing in, our next conversation will tell you. BOB CLOWER'S orchestra is the famous organization Melvin plays with. Fortunately their next appearance is to be at the Lake Club in Springfield so Bob and Melvin were able to attend the reunion. Mr. and Mrs. JIM DONALDSON arrived next. Jim r un s the best farm in Illinois. They live on a lo vely farm just south of Springfield. Gloria has a beauty parlor installed in her home and gives the neigh- boring womena great boost when she fixes their hair. We notice a sweet income tax deduction playing in the park and Gloria tells us of his cute actions. MISS SLEEVAR was the next guest to appear. She tells us s he is no longer employed at M.H.S., but gave up that job to accept a position as accountant for the Standard Oil Company. We hear that the president of the company ke ep s in personal touch with her. What an interesting development ! There's DWIGHT EBE coming around the bend in the road. When we inquired about his position he told us he had taken over his father's business and has extended the route. Dwight still is driving a little red ford and his favorite companion is still Marjorie. ' Here is another of the old class. EDDIE JONES has just arrived midst a group of squealing bobby soxers. There's no ne e d to tell you thathe is now vying for a place among such singers as Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. We notice another expert in our midst. JAMES STANLEY has just driven up. Remember those bookkeeping classes? Well, future students will not have to study quite so hard now for James has developed a simp- lified bookkeeping system and has revolutionized all books. CHARLES JOHNSON is the next guest greeted by Amos. Amos tells us that Charles is now living in Washington and is Secretary of Agricul- ture. Charles' outstanding wo rk in agriculture m us t have acted as a recommendation for that position. There's DON RATHGEBER. He must have engaged someone to look after his music shop in Chicago. The work in the Morrisonville band so impressed him that he took his clarinet and started a small shop which has grown to a large enterprise. Z4 Senior Prophecy BILL SPENGLER is still the s ame person he was back at M.H.S. He is now c hie f chemist of the Department of National Defense. Must be a smart man. He tried to explain his theories to us, but we're just not scientifically minded. One of our greatest surprises came when we learned J'IM SWINGER has be c ome a Professor of Psychology and is now studying the age of trials, or adolesence. He is working on a book so teachers may under- stand their students. Before one of our guests has to be called away for an emergency, we had better visit DR, FLEMING. Bob tells us he is happily married and has a growing practice in Morrisonville. Our next visit was with DICK BAILS. We notice he is all dressed up and on inquiry we learn he owns an enormous transit truck line. Dick must have amassed a fortune in his business. Another success from the class of '50. Are you puny? Do men make fun of you? If so. see .TACK SLOAN. For development of muscles nothing can beat the gymnasium which Jack sponsors. Even, Charles Atla s finally had to bow to the new expert on muscle development. BARBARA HILL was the next guest whom we spoke to. Barbara is now the famous designer of women's clothes. She runs an exclusive dress shop in New York. A famous designer in Paris has been urging Barbara to come abroad, but Barbara hasn't made up her mind to go yet. Meeting MRS. ROBINSON, we discover she still lives in Morrison- ville and is now working on a proposal to get anew library in Morrison- ville. Her main interest is her son, Paul, who has grown into a young man who speaks Latin fluently. Here comes one of the most famous atto rneys of the century. WILLIAM SMITH has become the youngest lawyer to be appointed to the Supreme Court. He won many cases when he was in private practice and his diplomacy and tact proved great enough to put him into a national lime light. l . We notice one of the guests is using the lanes for spring training. BILL NICOL had to return from spring training grounds with the Card- inals' to be at the reunion. The manager of the Cardinals tells us that Bill should go far in the baseball world. .TOYCE REYNOLDS came rushing up to greet us. .Toyce is happily married and lives on afarm east ofMorrisonville. She has several child- ren and is proud of every one of them. Stewarts' Market miss her, but she says sacking groceries can't compare with married life. 2.5 Senior Prophecy Hot-shotCAROLYN CURVEY was the next personto enter the gates of Milady Park. Carolyn now has her own girls' basketball team which is doing very well. Their next topponets will be in New York when they meet the Charming Five. The Charming Five is another girls' team. This team is managed by our old friend RAY DOWDY. Ray says his team has a good chance of winning. Naturally, look who's coach. A famous sports reporter told us that it should be a pretty close contest. That sports reporter was JOE CLARK. Joe has awonderful reputa- tion built up as a reporter. His broadcasts are eagerly listened to by many fans. Many networks have offered him contracts but at present he's still with ABC . Another guest who has kept herself busy is BARBARA GRUNDY. She is managing a hospital for disabled veterans. Her ready smile is a great cheer to the fellows. Surprising as it is, Babe is still single. SYLVIA TAYLOR was the next to arrive. Sylvia is nowthelibrarian in charge of the historical documents in Washington. Sylvia 'is now an authority on these documents. Another ofthe class who has asuccessful business venture is ALICE JUNE BEATY. She is a famous interior decorator in New York. The most famous of her creations is the planning for re-decoration of the White House. After it was remodeled in 1949-1950 Congress decided to have it decorated every ten years and Alice got the job. JOAN ENGELHART decided to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a teacher. She is very outstanding in this field. The University of Chicago has anno unc e d that it will present Joan with an honorary Doctor's degree at the end of this semester. , FRANK HORNBECK was in a hurry when we visited him. It seems he was ina rush so that he could meet Bonnie in time for their lunch. He did tell us, however, that he now has a coaching position at Purdue Uni- versity. Bonnie is still his main interest though. Well, well, if it isn't NORMA JONES. Norma tells us that she is now a writer, thanks to Miss Hewitt and her term papers. Those papers startedher onher career of writing. Her latest novel is WHAT? Origi- nal title, wouldn't you say? Now we've visited all our class mates and its time to returnto those jobs. A glorious time was had by all and we we left, a promise was made to hold our next reunion in Hollywood. Already we are looking forward to this pleasure. 26 SCHOOL DAZE, SCHOOL DAZE, GOOD OLD GOLDEN RULE DAZE 28 L -1 :SFI 5 Freshmen: Donna Franklin, Coach Smlth M155 Galloway, Darrell Donaldson, and Gene S1kes Sophomore: Lou Forbes, Mr.Carr Mr Ball Lorraine Cur vey, Maxine Rathgeber and Howard Reynolds Junior: Miss Hewitt, Mr.I-Ienrick, Lee Skmnner, and Bernard Noonan. Wayne White not plctured DOROTHY HARRIS LORETTA ALLEN RONELLA ARMITAGE EMMA BABBS STANLEY BALSLEY DARRELL BROWN ALLEN CURVEY GERALDINE FURRAY JERRY FAI-IL PEGGY DAVIS 30 MAR JORIE JENKINS DONALD RATHGEBER VIRGINIA OLLER BERNARD NOONAN LAVONNA KENT ERNEST LOMAN BARBARA LOWIS I DANIEL MCKINNEY HARRY MCKINNIE 3 1 BETTY KING LEROY YARD w BARBARA WILSON RICHARD SHEEDY WAYNE WHITE ERNIE SIKES LOIS SMITH SUE STEWART DEAN VOORHEES 32. LEE SKINNER Junior Class History When the doors of M. C.H.S. opened in September, 1947, there were 27 freshman waiting to rush in. Yes, we were green, but we were also eager and ambitious. With Mrs.Martin's help as class advisor, we soon got acquainted by writing our autobiographies. The officers we chose were: Darrell Brown, presidentg Jerry Fahl, vice-president, and Margie Jenkins, secretary and treasurer. An all-school party was given early in the year. Three of our boys played on the "B" squad in basketball. As "Silly Sophomores" our class increased in size and importance. Mrs.Robinson was class advisor, Fred Oller, presidentgBob Chambers, vice-presidentg Jerry Furray, Secretary and treasurer. We had an all- school circus party in the fall, and a skating party at Taylorville in May. Our class was represented on both the first and second basketball teams. Bernie Noonan was manager of the team and Allan Curvey was chosen cheerleader. This year, as Jolly Juniors, every student in our class was kept pretty busy. The term started, as usual, by a class meeting and election of officers . Wayne White was chosen "boss" ofthe Junior class. Bernie Noonan, vice-president, and Lee Skinner, secretary and treasurer. Miss Hewitt and Mr. Henrick are class advisors. Both have worked awfully hard, and it is really appreciated. Miss Hewitt was director of the Junior class play, "So Very Young". She and the members of the cast worked hard to make it a success. Another duty we took over was selling pop at the basketball games. The committee could always be seen cleaning bleachers and putting away bottles after a home game. They were: Emma Babbs, Dorothy Harris, Margie Jenkins, Wayne White, Allan Curvey, and Ernie Sikes. On the basketball floor we were represented by Lee Skinner and Darrell Brown. Both boys did a wonderful job of playing, Sue Stewart and Jerry Fahl were cheerleaders and Bernie Noonan, team manager. May ll is the date for our big event, the Junior-Senior prom. Joe Ladd's orchestra is playing for the dance, and we hope it's abig success. We are happy to end our third year at M. C.H. S., but no memories will be better than those of the Jolly Juniors of '49 and '50. Margie Jenkins 33 LORRAINE CURVEY MARIANNA CLOWER MONICA CLARK SHIRLEY DAVIS LOUIE FORBES DARLENE HILL ETHEL BALLARD AUDREY GATTON HELEN GRUNDY KENNETH HANCOCK JOHN HERZOG JAMES H1-:RzoG 1.o1..1'rA HARBERT 34 PAT KEELEY NORMA JOHNSON ISAAC HUNT JIM HOWARD HOWARD LAMB rf sg "l I A L' Q .1 f ggi I I .. Afxih A , AA AO O -' W v1v1AN LONG RAY Mc KINNIE A ' 1' Xi, V' ',7' Z ' Q, - ,Q fi A . L-SV? ,Wig wi I EVELYN MYRICK RAYMOND O'BRIEN GALE SCHMEDEKE JIM RICHTER HOWARD REYNOLDS MAXINE RATHGEBER 35 DELORES SMITH JOYCE SPENCER WESLEY SPENGLER WINONA WILSON ROBERT SHEEDY MELBA TAYLOR RICHARD THACKER JOYCE WILSON 3 6 WILMA SECREST PATRICIA VANGEISON PAT VOTA MAR Y WHAL EN Sophomore History On a bright September day in 1948, lfosrtylsiujshy, ambitious, but green freshmen entered the doors of M.C.H.S. At our first class meeting we selected Mr. Henricks, our science teacher as our class advisor. Then after much to do about who we wanted for class officers we elected Howard Lamb, presidentg James Herzog, vice-president, Charlene Atte- bery, secretary-treasurer, and Mary Whalen, reporter. Charlene Attebery, Marianna Clower, and Lolita Harbert were chosen from the freshman class as cheerleaders, for the second team. The second team, consisting of freshman and sophomores, and under the direction of Coach Attebery placed first in the conference. During the first semester we gave an all school party, with the help of Mr. Henricks, that went over with great success and was enjoyed by all. We also g ave a class party and went to the Taylorville park for a weiner roast. Later in the evening we went roller-skating. On September 7, 1949, forty-two eager, playful kids rushed up the steps of M.C.H.S. to start a new year as Silly Sophomores. At our first class meeting we selected new class advisors who were Mr. Ball, our band instructor, and Mr. Carr, our mathematics teacher. We also elected new class officers who wereg Howard Reynolds, presidentg Louis Forbes, vice-presidentg Lorraine Curvey, s e c r e ta r yg Maxine Rathgeber, treasurer. Our class is represented nicelyin field activities. On the basketball floor we have Jim Howard and Bob Sheedy who play on both teams plus Jim Richter, L o ui s Forbes, Kenneth Hancock, and Howard Reynolds. Raymond McKinnie is one of the managers for the basketball team. Jim Howard and Louis Forbes also play on the baseball team. We have s e ve r al Sophomores in the senior band this year. They are Lorraine Curvey, Helen Grundy, Norma Johnson, Maxine Rathgeber, Bob S h e e dy , Joyce Spencer, W e s le y Spengler, Pat Vangeison, Mary Whalen, Joyce Wilson, Winona Wilson. Our Sophomore twirlers are Lolita Harbert, Deloris Smith, Wilma Secrest and Shirley Davis. We will see you all next year and will try to achieve our title as Jolly Juniors for 1950-1951. Lorraine Curvey 37 LELAND BALSIIEY JOHN BAIRD DAVID ANDERSON Roy ALVEY ARTA BILLITER ' JOANN CHRISTIAN JOYCE BRADFORD ERNEST DURBIN .TEANNE EBE BARBARA FRANKLIN DARREL DONALDSON BETTY DOWDY DUANE DOZIER DONNA FRANKLIN 38 DWIGHT LAMB VIRGIL LAMASTUS PHYLLIS GLIDWELL MAXINE GARNER JOSEPH LUCAS MELBA LUCAN LINDA MCELROY JUNE O'BRIEN DALE SCHMEDEKE BARBARA SCHOBER JAMES P. MCKINNEY JAMES V. MCKINNEY MARJORIE MUSTER GENE SIKES 39 JACKIE SMITH CARL SPENGLER JIM SLOAN HELEN SKINNER PI-IYLLIS SMITH JIMMY STEWART MARY STEWART MARGARET TODT GLENDA VANZANT ANDY YOUNG MARY SULLIVAN SHIRLEY THACKER RONNIE THUNHORST 40 Freshman History We, the forty-three freshies rushed into the big doors of M.C.H.S. on September Z, 1949 to register. On September 6th came the fatal day, the first day of school. In spite of all the difficulties we finally became adjusted to high school. Some of the difficulties were such as ending up in English when we should be in algebra. All of us like it now and hope that we may finish out our last three years. Freshman are usually studious individuals and we are no exception. The main courses the freshmen ar e taking this year include English, home economics, gene r al science, agriculture, algebra, and general business. The general business is a new course added to the curriculurn and we are the first to have the advantages of the course. At our first class meeting we chose Miss Galloway and Mr. Smith as our class advisors, who have given us loads of help in many kinds of problems. We also chose officers. They are: Darrel Donaldson, pres- identg Donna Franklin, vice-presidentg and Gene Sikes, secretary and treasurer. We g ave the third all-school party of the year and had a terrific outcome and think everyone had a swell time. Sure hope so. We have some promising athletes on the B basketball team from our class. They are: David Anderson, Jimmy Stewart, Gene Sikes, Ronald Thunhorst, Joe Lucas, and .Tim Sloan. The school chose Helen Skinner, Mary Stewart and Phyllis Smith as freshman cheerleaders for the B team. We have quite a few members in the junior band, and several are playing in the senior band. We welcomed two new students into our midst s e c ond semester. One is Connie Sue Phelps from Taylorville. Betty Keith joined us from Irving. Hope they've been happy here. We've enjoyed many activities in our school. Manyfreshmen joined the F.H.A. Six freshmen girls also sing in an Octette which has made several public appe aranc e s . The Glee Club, too, boasts a group of freshies. We will be around next year with the title, the Silly Sophomores. So until then happy landing. See you then ! Phyllis Smith 41 t1S lt Wi me freshze We 43 Morrisonville Morrisonville Morrisonville Morrisonville Mo r ris onville Morris onville Morrisonville Morris onville Morris onville Morrisonville Mor risionville B A S E B A 1949-50 FALL BASEBALL RESULTS 9 ............................. Raymond 8 7 . . . . . Stonington 2 3 . . . . .Farmersville 1 16 . . . .Raymond O 1950 SPRING BASEBALL RESULTS 0 ............................. Nokomis 4 Z0 . . . . .Northwestern 3 16 . . . . . Waverly 2. . . . . . Nokornis 8 8 . . . . Northwestern 4 4.. ...Waver1y3 Z.. ...St.James8 S Q U A D L 451 X Basketball "A" Squad Kneeling: Bernard Noonan, managerg Frank Hornbeck, Lester Curvey, .Tim Donaldson, Darrell Brown, and Ray McKinnie, assis- tant manager . Standing: Dwight Ebe, Edward Jones, Lee Skinner, Bob Clower, Charles Johnson, and Coach Smith. This page sponsored by FROBISH STANDARD SERVICE STATION 46 EE November November ZZ November December 2 December 6 December 9 December 1 December January 10 January 17 January Z0 January Z3 January Z5 January 31 February 3 February 7 February 10 Basketball Gomes 1949-1950 Teams Scores Morris onville Raymond Morrisonville Edinburg Morrisonville Mt. Olive Mor risonville Tri-City Morrisonville Divernon Morris onville Auburn Morrisonville Edinburg Morris onville Girard Morrisonville Pawnee Morrisonville Tri-City Morrisonville Nokomis Morrisonville Farmersville Morrisonville Kincaid Morris onville Auburn Morrisonville R aymond Morrisonville Virden Morrisonville Nokomis 47 February 10 February 14 February 17 February Z1 February 25 March 1 Morrisonville Nokomis Morris onville Stonington Morrisonville Girard Morrisonville Waverly Morrisonville St. .Tames Morrisonville Pana 48 Basketball 1949-50 ' Covering 20 games up to Regional Player Games Field Free Missed Total Played Goals Hit Throws Points Clower Z1 111 77 28 299 Skinner 20 85 32 29 202 Jones 21 44 28 45 116 Donaldson 19 21 12 9 54 Hornbeck 21 59 41 26 159 Ebe 17 24 14 27 62 Curvey 74 3 6 9 12 Howard 18 1.5 19 20 49 Brovrn 3 1 3 7 Thunhorst 0 1 O 1 Totals 144 365 231 196 961 49 BASKETBALL B SQUAD Seated left to right: Jim Sloan, Joe Luc as , Gene Sikes , Lou Forbes, David Anderson, and Ray McKinnie, assistant manager. Standing left to right: Bernie Noonan, manager: Jim Stewart, Kenny Han- cock, R onnie Thunhorst, Howard Reynolds, Bob Sheedy, Jim Howard, and Coach Smith. BASKETBALL B SQUAD The basketball B squad did very well this year. The star players are pictured above. The B squad played all conference games, losing only two. These games were lost to Virden and St. James. Due to these losses Morri- sonville did not win the conference trophy. Cheerleaders for the B squad were Mary Margaret Stewart, Helen Skinner, and Phyllis Smith. These boys did very well this year, but watch their tracks when, with practice, they become Morrisonville's first team. T BASKETBALL A SQUAD Coach Smith, Lee Skinner, Edward ' Jones, Jim Donaldson, Frank Horn- beck, Dwight Ebe, and Bob Clower. 50 Sports Highlights Hello, Sports Fans. This is your sport commentator giving you the highlights of the spo rts year of 1950. The Mohawks started out with a bang in the Fall by winning four out of four baseball games against Raymond, Stonington, Farmersville, and then Raymond again. The win- ning pitcher was Amos Johnson for three of the four games, and Frank Hornbeck for the other with a no-hit, no-run game. The Mohawks gave up only five hits out of the four games. Time rolled around and b as ketb all season was here again. The Mohawks did exceptionally well this year. They only lo s t one confer- ence game and that was to Nokomis. We finished-with a conference tie at the end of the season. Both teams got a first place trophy, of which they were very proud. The boys went to the Regional tournam ent at Taylorville. Their first game was against Pana. The score went to Morrisonville the first quarter, then at the half Pana was four points in the lead. Morrisonville tied up the game, then Pana went out in front by six points, but at the end of the game it was all tied up. The game went into over time. Morrisonville couldn't get started and Pana beat them by five points. That ended the good season of basketball for the Mohawks. With warm weather, the track team began getting in shape. Our first meet was at Kincaid, April 14. Morrisonville led through the field events but when it came to running Kinc aid took over and Morrisonville fell behind. Though Morrisonville doesn't have a track of their own, they do well at the meets. With track season over, baseball started again. Nok- omis came to Morrisonville and went home with a no-hitter with Janssen on the mound for Nokomis. Our next game was with Northwestern with Brown on the mound for Northwestern and Frank Hornbeck on the mound for Morrisonville. Morrisonville won, 2.0 to 3. Waverly came to Morri- sonville to be defeated by Amos Johnson, the pitcher for Morrisonville. Laughort was on the mound for Waverly. The s c o r e was 16 to Z. Did those Mohawks play ball! Morrisonville went to Nokomis to g et a beating. Chadwick was on the mound for Nokomis, and Amos on the Mound forMorrisonvi11e. They beat the Mohawks 8 to 3. Morrisonville scored when Wesley Spengler got a triple with two men on base. He stole home in that same inning. Well, fans this is your Sports Commentator closing the sport news of this year. Coach Smith and the Mohawks did very well. Frank Hornbeck R Cheer Leaders S I T Y Jerry Fahl, Norma Jones, Sue Stewart, Marian Smith Phyllis Smith, Helen Skinner, Mary Stewart t F R E s H M 52 A WHAT'S UP, DOC? ""' ,'ytv-I 2 fab" I Girls Athletic Association Seated: Miss Galloway, Margaret Ann Todt, Lorraine Curvey, Carolyn Curvey. Second Row: Arta Billiter, Betty Dowdy, Deloris Smith, Pauline McLean, Norma Jones, Shirley Davis, Lavonna Kent, Barbara Franklin, Peggy Davis. Third Row: MaryStewart, Rosie Skinner, Donna Franklin, Helen Skinner, lone Mundhenke, Virginia Oller, Monica Clark, Helen Grundy, Pat Keeley. Fourth Row: Phyllis Glidewell, Sue Mae Stewart, Ronella Armitage, Gloria Taylor, Ramona Bilyeu, Barbara Hill, Barbara Lowis, Dorothy Harris, Pat Vota. Fifth Row: Phyllis Smith, Loretta Allen, Marianna Clower, Geraldine Furray, Marjorie Jenkins, Joyce Bradford, Shirley Thacker, Wilma Secrest, Jeanne Ebe. Sixth Row: Joyce Wilson, Glenda VanZ.ant, Joan Engelhart, June O'Brian, Joyce Reynalds, Patricia Vangeison, Linda McElory, Joyce Spencer, Barbara Grundy. This page sponsored by STEWART'S MARKET 8: LOCKER - PHONE 3071 54 G. A. A. The Girls'Athletic Association is enjoying its first year in M.H.S. After the first month of school was over a large group of girls gathered together to elect officers and get things rolling. Officers elected were as follows: president, Carolyn Curveyg vice-president, Lorraine Curveyg secretary and treasurer, Margaret Ann Todtg point recorder, Ramona Bilyeu, and equipment manager, Gloria Taylor. The purpose of this organization is to encourage girls athletics and to give the girls a chance to earn their school letters themselves. In G. A. A. we have a point system which entitles each girl to get awards with so many points for each award. All of the girls worked very hard this year to earn their awards. The first fall meeting we chose volley ball as our first sport. We had several successful activitymeetings during this sport and they were very much enjoyed by all. One of our main events is basketball tournaments. The members decided to have class tournaments, which always prove to be exciting. The girls voted to buy a trophy for the champions and have their class name engraved on the trophy. During the basketball season the G. A. A. members sponsored sev- eral after game dances. We served sandwiches and sodas which gave us a little profit on the side. After the basketball tournaments were over the girls tried their talents at bowling. Although the season was almost over we learned to throw the ball down the alley without going down the alley with the ball. Other activities included shinning the trophies and the trophy case and buying the three cheerleaders new skirts. What a difference those skirts made. So another year has been enjoyed by every member. The girls have learned to appreciate sports and athletics, to promote good health, and encourage good sportsmanship and leadership, which are the aims and ideals of the Girls' Athletic Association. Now last, but by no means least, we want to take time out to thank our adviser, Miss Galloway, who made the o r g ani zation what it is today. We want to thank her for her time spent in helping us make it a success. Her ideas, suggestions, and work paved the way to a year of much enjoyment and accomplishments. Her support was appreciated by every member. So we again say thank you, Miss Galloway, for your time and efforts. 55 Carolyn Curvey AS YOU SAW 11-IRM , W ,Mx 56 ff 57 Band News ' Our new band director, Dean H. Ball, came to meet his doom on September 6, 1949. Since that was the first day of school all the band members were in a turmoil. First of all we elected officers for the year. They are as follows: Lester Curvey, pr e s identg .Toan Engelhart, secretaryg Ed Jones, li- brariang and Melvin Rich and Dean Voorhees, property men. At the beginning of the year we had thirty-five musical minded students in the band. When second semester came around the junior band joined us, which made our band much larger and the noise greater. To add to the attraction were ten strutting twirlers, namely lone Mundhenke, Lolita Harbert, Virginia Oller, Deloris Smith, Jo Ann Christian, Shirley Davis, Shirley Thacker, Wilma Secrest, Lavonne Kent, and Betty Dowdy. The band has participated in many activities this year. On November 3 we dressed up in our pretty scarlet and gray uniforms and went to Springfield to hear the Marine Band. Our fall concert took place on December 8. Probably the biggest event of the year was the Christmas program. The band entertained all the grade schools in the unit. On February 6we played at Palmer. On February 16 we tuned up our horns, tightened up our drurns, and ventured to Raymond for a concert. We are exchanging concerts with several of the neighboring towns this year. We also played at most of the home basketball games. The mixed chorus is made up of about thirty voices. There is also an octette consisting of freshman girls with Ronella Armitage as their assistant director. Something else we should mention is our high school jamsession. Five of the senior boys got together and decided to put their music ability to use. They are Melvin Rich, cornetg Bob Clower, tromboneg Loren Arkebauer, saxophoneg Lester Curvey, guitar and vocalg and Ed Jones, drurns. They played for several high school parties and also at other public performances. We entered contest in class C this year. The district contest 'date was held on April 1 at Lincoln. The solos were judged on March 25. Winona Wilson and Ed Jones entered with vocal solos. Instrumental solos were Joyce Wilson, pianog Ronella Armitage , pianog Lester Curvey, baritone, Melvin Rich, cornetg Bob Clower, tromboneg Ed Jones, tromboneg lone Mundhenke, twirlingg and Virginia Oller, twirling. We're pretty proud of our accomplishments at contest. .To an Engelhart 59 SOLOS , TWIRLERS Dramatic Margaret Todt Hurnorous 60 Virginia O1 Twirler Donna Franklin LITERARY Ione Mundhenke Twirler ler CONTESTANTS .Toyce Wilson pianist Melvin Rich cornet Bob Clower trombone R onella Armitage pianist Winona Wilson vocal Edward Ione s trombone -Voc al Lester Curvey-baritone Marjorie Jenkins-accompanist 61 Mixed Chorus First Row: Melba Luken, Helen Skinner, Mary Stewart, Glenda Vanzant, J'o yc e Bradford, Barbara Franklin, A r t a Billiter, Maxine Garner. Second Row: Sue Mae Stewart, Ronella Armitage, Linda McElroy, Frank Hornbeck, Darrell Brown, James Hopper, Stanley Balsley, Mr. Ball. Third Row: Donald Lee Rathgeber,Amos Johnson, Edward Jones, Dean Voorhees, Melvin Rich, Lester Curvey, Loren Arkebauer. This page sponsored by MILLBURCHS REXALL DRUGS 62 FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA BASKETBALL C H G. A. A. SENIORS-1950 63 1 Future Homemakers Seated: Barbara Hill, Marjorie Jenkins, Dorothy Harris, Mrs. Aull, Darlene Hill, Maxine Rathgeber. First Row: Barbara Schober, Betty Dowdy, Arta Billiter, Jo Ann Christian, Margaret Todt. Second Row: Delores Smith, LaVonna Kent, Mary S ullivan , Shirley Thacker, Helen Skinner, Donna Franklin, Mary Stewart, Barbara Franklin, L o r r aine Curvey, Helen Grundy, Mary Whalen. Third Row: Pat Vota, Pat Keeley, Lois Smith, Barbara Wilson, Ramona B.ilyeu, Jeanne Ebe, Evelyn Myrick, Betty King, Lolita Harbert, Norma Jones. Fourth Row: Ronella Armitage, Barbara Lowis, Phyllis Smith, Gloria Taylor, Carolyn Curvey, Marianna Clower, Joyce Bradford, Loretta Allen, Melba Luken, Joyce Wilson. Fifth Row: Norma Johnson, June O'Brien, Joan Engelhart, Joyce Spencer, Joyce Reynolds, Pat Vangeison, Linda McElroy, Glenda Vanzant, Jerry Furray, Winona Wilson, Maxine Garner, Marian Smith. This page sponsored by HERFF JONES COMPANY, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 64 F. H. A. The Future Homem ake r s of America started off the 1949-1950 school year with forty-seven members. At the last meeting of the preceding school year offices were vested in the following persons: president, Marian Smithg vice-president, Mar- jorie Ienkinsg s e c r e t a r y , Barbara Hillg treasurer, Dorothy Harris: reporter, Darlene Hill, and parlimentarian, Maxine Rathgeber. The first meeting was held and members were chosen to attend the House of Delegates meeting held in Springfield. Those students selected were Gloria Taylor, Barbara Lowis, and Margaret Ann Todt. A Chapter Mother was selected to aid in sponsoring the club. Mrs. Howard Taylor, mother of Gloria Taylor, was chosen by the club. Mrs. Aull, our home economics teacher, was also a sponsor. She was always willing to pitch in and lend a hand and much of the success of the club was due to her efforts. During national F.H.A. week which was the first week of November the club had many activities. Included were informal initiation, formal initiation, an assembly program, rose sale, and food sale. The ro s e sale consisted of selling real roses to the people in the town, proceeds going to the s cholar ship fund, which any senior girl planning to study home economics further is eligible to use. Both the rose and food sale were great s uc c e s s e s , due to the co-operation of club members. ' The Annual C h r i s tm a s party w a s sponsored by the F.H.A. club December 23. T he recreation room was beautifully decorated with a Christmas tree, Santa's sleigh, and evergreen boughs. A Christmas queen was chosen with Jerry Furray receiving the c rown . Her court consisted of Margaret Ann Todt, Jeanne Ebe, Lorraine Curvey, Norma Johnson, Dorothy Harris, Barbara Hill, and Marian Smith. Jerry was crowned with the sleigh as herithrone. Santa Claus, very appropriately placed the c rown upon her head and presented her with a bo uquet of American Beauty roses. Another of the money-making projects included the s elling of a variety of cards, stationery, and napkins. These are the more outstanding accomplishments of the F.H.A. and we're hoping you enjoyed reading about them. Marian Smith 65 Future Farmers Seated: Allan Curvey, Loren Arkebauer, Ernie Sikes, Mr. Bullard, Melvin Rich, .Toe Clark. Second Row: Dwight Lamb, J'oe Lucus, Jack Smith,Duane Dozier, Ray- mond McKinnie, Stanley Balsley, C a rl Spengler, A H a r r y McKinnie, Darrel Donaldson. Third Row: Gene Sikes, Glenn Myers, Dick Bails, Jim Richter, Wesley Spengler, Gale Schmedeke, Dale Schmedeke, .Terry Fahl, Leroy Yard, Kenneth Hancock. Fourth Row: Donald Carl Rathgeber, Ernie Loman, .Tames Swinger, Earl McKinney,Donald Lee Rathgeber, Amos Johnson, Lester Curvey, Donald Shake, Raymond O'Brian. This page sponsored by N. S. PROSE, SERVICE STATION 66 Future Farmers The Morrisonville Chapter of the Future Farmers started this year with an enrollment of forty-five members. At the various meetings held by the Future Farmers problems, pertaining to the organization, were discussed and voted on by the members. The year's activities started with the officers attending Officer's Training School at Farmersville. We are going to purchase a registered gilt for the chapter project. The committee to see about obtaining this project is as follows: Dick Bails, Chairman, Jerry Fahl and Glenn Myers, comrnittee members. We gave an all school dance September 30th. Cider and do-nuts were served as refreshments, and Lester Curvey furnished the enter- tainment. There was a large attendence and everyone had a gay time. There was dancing, of course, the Virginia reel played a large part in the evenings entertainment. Even the teachers dropped their formality and joined in a whirl or two. On October 13th we had V-Roy the magician here. We made appro- ximately S30.00 from his show. V-Roy had many tricks up his sleeve, including pulling the rabbit out of a hat, an immortal princess act, and making a radio disappear. Everyone enjoyed his act. The freshmen were initiated and all passed the test to become mem- bers of the F. F. A. It took much determination on their part, however, to pass the tests. To add to the hurniliation of wearing their clothes backwards, they also had to wait upon the senior members of the club. Nice for the seniors, but the freshmen were not too tickled with the idea. We had a Christmas party on December Zl. During the meeting the freshmen were installed and given their pins. Membership cards were given to all of the members who were at the meeting. May Z we had a judging team entered in the sectional judging con- test. We will also have some members showing projects atthe Christian County Fair next summer. The officers for the chapter for the past yearwere: president, Ernie Sikesg vice-president,'J'oe Clarkg secretary, Melvin Rich, treasurer, Allan Curvey, reporter, Loren Arkebauerg sentinel, Claude Schmedeke. Ernie Sikes 67 Mohawk Staff First Row: Margaret Ann Todt, Ronella Armitage, Barbara Lowis, Miss Sleevar,Marjorie Jenkins, Lorraine Curvey,Peggy Davis Second Row: Bernard Noonan, Virginia Oller, Darlene Hill, .Toan Engel- hart, Dorothy Harris, Geraldine Furray, Sue Mae Stewart, Darrell Brown. Third Row: Loren Arkebauer, Leroy Yard, Lee Skinner, Jerry Fahl, Gene Sikes, Harry McKinnie, Marian Smith, Emma Babbs. This page sponsored by COHN FURNITURE STORE, TAYLORVILLE, ILLINOIS 68 Mohawk Staff One of the many customs of our school is that the junior class edits a school paper. We didn't wish to be differentg so we edited the "Mohawk". The following persons served on the staff! Our business managers sold subscrip- Editor .... . . . . Assistant Editor . Faculty Reporter . . Alumni Reporter . . Art ........... Freshman Reporter Sophomore Reporter Junior Reporter . . . Senior Reporter . . F. F. A. Reporter . F. H. A. Reporter . G. A. A. Reporter . Senior Interviewer . Band Reporter .... Girls' Sports . . . Boys' Sports . . Gossip ..... Jokes .. ......... Business Managers Five copies were published. . . Barbara Lowis . Margie Jenkins .........LeroyYard . . . . . . . . Dorothy Harris . . Peggy Davis-Lee Skinner GeneSikes . Lorraine Curvey . . Virginia Oller . . . . . Marian Smith . . Loren Arkebauer . . . . . . Darlene Hill . . Margaret Ann Todt . . Ronella Armitage . . . Joan Engelhart . . . . . Jerry Furray . . . . . . . . Bernard Noonan . Sue Stewart-Darrell Brown . . . Jerry Fahl-Harry McKinnie Virginia Oller-Dorothy Harris tions for twenty-five cents each. The paper was published on the first Wednesday of every six weeks. There was no issue for the first six weeks. . The issuing of the "Mohawk" was lots of fun, but also plenty of hard work. The businessmen in town obligingly bought ads for the "Mohawk" and in this way helped sponsor our paper. Our thanks go to our advisor, Miss Sleevar, for all the valuable help she gave usg and to the production staff, the Typing ll' class. Recognition also should go to the many persons who helped make our paper a success by turning in write-ups. Thanks a lot, folks. We enjoyed very much our wo rk which is now finished: and we leave the task and our good wishes to the next class. Barbara Lowis 69 , vo So Very Young by Dana Thomas The Junior Class presented a three act comedy, "So Very Young", on October 28, '49. Everyone worked hard to make the play a success, especially our director, Miss Hewitt. lt was a wholesome comedy with an appeal to everyone. Mr. and Mrs.Chambers fDonald Rathgeber and Barbara Lowisj are delighted that eighteen-year-old Ann will be bridesmaid for her friend, June Thayer fRonella Armitagej. Privately,they have their own opinion of marriage for one so young. But Ann fMargie Ienkinsj announces that she will be married "next Wednesday" ! The boy is Pat St. John QLeroy Yardj. They have known of Ann's "crush" but discounted its significance. Now, Pat is leaving for school in the east and Ann is to go with him ! Now is the time for all members to come to the aid of the family. First, they point out that she is too young. Frances, fSue Stewart, Ann's married sister, then joins them to plead. Even the neighbors add their arguments. . . all to no avail. Belva, fVirginia Ollerj an old maid friend, states her 'scruples' . Aunt Kate fShirley Gattonj definitely dis- approves ! Then it is that Dad flatly puts his foot down to prohibit the marriage. Thus it is that, in Act Three, with the help of Rupert, QAllan Curveyj the boy next door, Ann elopes to follow Pat. But it turns out that Pat's plans have been changed and he is still in town. Ann has eloped by her- self! Frustrated and worried with other s e rio us problems to harass them, the family is in a turmoil. Father's problem is solved by Mr. A. Albert Monroe fDarrell Brownj. But everything is not under control, and Pat is equally anxious. And suddenly .... Ann is back! With her bags at the station, her ticket purchased, the realization has come over her that she cannot build happiness by creating unhappiness. In a brief hour, Ann has sensed the meaning of sacrifices. The money which was her nest-egg, the profits from a business venture of hers and Pat's, she has loaned to Frances and her husband to solve their financial problem. She will postpone her marriage. It is her father who makes the decision now. He realizes thatthough Ann is only eighteen, she is a woman . . .with a woman's understanding selflessness. Her business venture proves her maturity. With twenty- five minutes to catch the train we find the family and neighbors scurrying about to transform Ann from the little bobby-soxer in saddle oxfords and bandana . . . to a young woman about to be married . . . a bride who is "so very young". Margie Jenkins 71 1949 THE FORTY-NINERS 1 V. 5' 72 1949 Jr. - Sr. Prom Of '49 All juniors had been busily working as the week of May 20th rolled around. Yes, the junior class was to entertain the seniors at the annual banquet and prom. The theme chosen this year was "The Forty Niners" honoring the seniors. Appropriate invitations and place cards were presented to each guest. The beautiful Camellia Room in the Hotel Frisina at Taylorville was the scene of the banquet. The program consisting of the following was presented after the banquet! Star Dust . . ...... . . . . . . Bob Clower Cheri-Cheri-Bin ...... . . . . . . Melvin Rich Red Roses for a Blue Lady . . . . Loren Arkebauer Old Man River .................. Edward Jones Careless Hands and The Happy Farmer . Ramona Bilyeu Alice June Beaty, Joyce Reynolds, Marian Smith Master of Ceremonies ........... Frank Hornbeck Following the banquet and program, dance music was furnished by Chaw Mank's Orchestra in the High School gymnasiunn. The theme of the prom was carried out in the decorating of the gym also. Dance programs were issued. ' The ceiling of the gym was covered to give the effect of a large wagon wheel. One corner was occupied by a covered wagon enclosed by a rail fence. The orchestra was seated in the other corner at the same end of the gyrn. The stage was transformed into a pretty setting for the crowning of the queen. There were blue and white dec o r ations with baskets of peonies adding to the splendor. The name of the queen was revealed by the retiring queen, Clara Richter, as she crowned Miss Pauline McLean queen of the 1949 prom. The members of the queen's court included: Ramona Bilyeu, Juanita Davidson, Gloria Taylor, and Marian Smith. During the ceremony the queen was presented with a dozen red roses and a cosmetic bag by the junior class. The next dance was honoring the new queen, her attendants, and last year's queen. The g r and march brought the c e r e monie s honoring the queen to a close. The rest of the evening consisted of dancing and refreshments. Gloria Taylor 73 EDFTOR W ..w.,,mmAw ASSISTANT EDITOR gww . i5 if THE CREST STAFF w..,,XU 74 Crest Staff Here it is! The annual you have patiently awaited is now in your hands. The Crest staff hope you enjoy reading and browsing through the year book. Much of the credit for the annual goes to Miss Sleevar, our sponsor and commercial teacher, who spent many hours advising and working with us. As far as the financial status is concerned all the seniors worked hard to make the quota. Ioan Engelhart and Carolyn Curvey really showed some salesmanship during the magazine drive with Joan's sales topping S 125 and Carolyn's total subscriptions were next high. Richard Bails, Dwight Ebe, and Amos Johnson also did some selling of a different nature. They sold advertising to the business firms. Money-making, however, was not the only thing to be done. Often, as you advanced toward the school house you would hear these words, "Watch the birdie". Many of the pictures are due to the efforts of the camera staff. Perhaps you would see a girl flying down the hall with a handful of money after she had had a conference with the ad-sellers. That was our business manager. Or maybe you would venture into the commercial room and find a group of feverishly working seniors-the sports editor, the art editors, the activities editor, class editor, will and prophecy editor, editor-in-chief, or assistant editor. The staff is as follows: Editor' ....... Assistant Editor Business Manager Advertising . . . Art Editors . Camera Staff . . Class Editor . . . Sports Editor. . . Activities Editor Will and prophecy . . . Marian Smith . . . . Joan Engelhart . Gloria Taylor . . . Richard Bails Dwight Ebe Amos Johnson . . Barbara Hill Lester Curvey . Richard Bails Don R athgeber Melvin Rich . . . . Ramona Bilyeu Frank Hornbeck Pauline McLean . .. ......BobClower And that is the tale of this book and a few of the people who worked to give it to you. Please read the ads also, as these people have sponsored the book. Marian Smith Director ........ Assistant Director . . Prison Matron .... Bailiff ........... Judge Heath ........ District Attorney Flint . His Secretary ....... Defense Attorney Stevens His Secretary ....... Clerk of The Court . . Karen Andre ...... Dr. Kirkland ...... Mrs. John Hutchins . . Homer Van Fleet . . . Elmer Sweeney ,,,,. Nancy Lee Faulkner . . . Magda Svenson ...... John Graham Whitfield . Jane Chandler ...... Sigurd Jungquist . . Larry Regan ,...,... Roberta Van Rensselaer PLAY CAST 76 . . Mrs. Robinson . Gloria Taylor . Norma Jones . . Jim Donaldson . . . Jim Stanley . . . . Bob Clower . . Pauline McLean . . Lester Curvey . . Barbara Grundy . . . Jim Swinger . . . . Marian Smith Donald Rathgeber . . . . . . Alice Beaty . . . . . . Dick Bails . . Frank Hornbeck . . . Barbara Hill . . Joan Englehart . . Melvin Rich . . Sylvia Taylor Charles Johnson . Edward Jones . . Ramona Bilyeu ' I Sensor P oy NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH BY AYN RAND The senior class play, directed by Mrs. Robinson, was a three-act drama full of suspense and excitement. The action of the play took place in a court room. Karen Andre, played by Marian Smith, was on trial for the murder of Bjorn Faulkner. Lester Curvey and Bob Clower served as attorneys. A jury was chosen from the audience. Bjorn Faulkner had been murdered on the night of January 16th. and on that same night Karen Andre had been seen pushing a body off of the roof of the penthouse. Acording to "Underworld Larry Regan", played by Ed Jones, this was the body of a gangster named Lefty O'Toole. Karen had served as secretary to "Swindler Bjorn Faulkner" up to the time of his marriage to Nancy Lee Whitfield,played by Barbara Hill. Melvin Rich, acting as father of Nancy Lee, demanded that all personal, as well as business, relations between Mr. Faulkner and Miss Andre be cut off. At the time Karen had been discharged, however, Bjorn did not stop seeing her. To add to the anxiety and suspence there were many witnesses for and against Karen. They consisted of Dr. Kirkland fDonald Lee Rathge- berj, the doctor who had been called to examine the body of Mr. Faulkner: Mrs. John Hutchins fAlice June Beatyj, the negro wife of a janitor with "no gumption": Homer Van Fleet fDickBailsD, a private investigator who had been hired by Nancy Lee to shadow Bjorn Faulkner, Elmer Sweeney fFrank Hornbeckj, a round faced, rookie policeman, Magda Svenson QJoan Engelhartj, who speaks with a Swedish accent in a loud raucous voiceg Jane Chandler QSylvia Taylorj, a handwriting e xpe rtg Sigurd Janguist fCharles Johnsonj, rather timid and also speaks with a Swedish accent, and Roberta Van Rensselaer fRamona Bilyeuj, the wife of Lefty O'Toole. No courtroom scene can be complete without a prison matron, who was played by Norma Jones, a bailiff, Jim Donaldsong secretaries, Bar- bara Grundy and Pauline McLeang a clerk, Jim Swinger, a stenographer, lone Mundhenkeg and naturally a judge, played by Jim Stanley. After all the testimonies had been given the jury was called from the audience to give their decision. This was, indeed, an unusual play because the audience played a very important part in it. We wish to thank Mrs. Robinson for her long hours of hard work and patience. Someone else we should definitely mention is Gloria Taylor, assistant director. She also had a big task and fulfilled it well. Joan Engelhart 77 Library Staff Seated: Sue Mae Stewart, Barbara Lowis, Mrs. Robinson. Standing: Virginia Oller, Melba Taylor, Glenn Myers, Marjorie Jenkins Mary Whalen, Alice June Beaty, Carolyn Curvey. This page sponsored by GOLLOGHER'S HARDWARE, TAYLORVILLE, ILLINOIS 78 Library News If you were to visit the Morrisonville High School you would find many students in the library. Some may be reading newspapers and mag- azines, some may be checking out books, and still others will be just "1oafing". Some of the outstanding new books of the year are: Son 2 Q-ie Black Stallion, 101 Years' Entertainment, Cheaper by the Dozen, Highpockets, Story of the Negro, River of the Wolves, Watch for 1Tall White Sail, and Inside ttf F. B. I. We have quite a store of magazines too. For the girls there is "Seventeen", for the boys we find "Boys' Life", and for the interest of all we notice "Life", "Post", Readers' Digest", and other magazines of interest. Of course there are daily newspapers, comics and all, which we enjoy reading. Individual name cards are used for checking out books this year. If you lose your card youhave to pay S 1.00 for it. By using these individual cards it is much more convenient to find misplaced or lost books. There are also fines for overdue books. We think Mrs. Robinson has certainly helped us to have a better library. She has worked during her free hours and after school to make it more beneficial to the students. The Library Staff also deserves credit for a well-run library. This group of students have agreed to take care of the library for one period each day. They are always willing to help you locate books, check them out, or notify you of books overdue. The Staff is as follows: 1 hour . . . . Marjorie Jenkins 2 hour . . . . Sue Mae Stewart 3 hour . . . Carolyn Curvey 4 hour . . . . . Alice Beaty 5 hour . . . . Melba Taylor 6 hour . . . . Glenn Myers 7 hour . .. ........... Barbara Lowis 8 hour ............. Virginia Ollers Many enjoyable hours have been spent in the Library this past year and we know students will continue to enjoy this advantage. ' Alice Beaty 79 ff 9, C Lf ,f" M ,f CQ! U.ffc.f"r 1 -K-..M ..-V 7' x 1 . X. f ff ff 7 1 .I 3 .czaz ' xi gk 5 , 2 Q... M ' . . ' :" 5 ""' 1' ,,.,.,,"' Q 1-A fig ' 1 Q - M N J' X ,ff f 46. y.L.M..,.-vw f C X fy? , Jw? J ik School Colendor 1949-1950 "When the lessons and tasks are all ended, and the school for the day is dismissed, The students are far from idle As you see by the following list." September 6- 30- October 12- 20-21- 2.5- Z8- November 1-6- 3- 3- 11- 15 18- 22, Z4-Z5 2.9 30 December Z 6 8 9 13 16 20 21 2.2 January 3- 6- 10- Quotation taken from The Children by Charles Monroe Dickenson First day of school. It seemed nice to come to school again. F. F. A. all school party. What a time ! Senior pictures taken at Burchett's in Springfield. Christian County institute. Everyone's playing hooky except the teachers. Final Rehearsal for play. Everyone nervous. Junior play, "So Very Young", is big success. National F. H. A. week. Went to Springfield to hear Marine Band. Band gave assembly program. Armistice Day. Freshmen Party. "Green" freshmen get hep. First Ball game. Guests of Raymond. Too badwe had to beat them. Edinburg visited Morrisonville--onlyto be defeated. Thanksgiving vacation. My what eaters we were ! Mt. Olive came to defeat Morrisonville. Underclassmen broke the camera. ' Tri City game here. Mohwaks were victorious. We journeyed to Divernon for another victory. Band's fall concert. The boys in scarlet and gray defeated Auburn. G. A. A. again sponsored after game dance. We visited Edinburg to bring home another victory. Girard felt the Mohawk's strength--even on Girard's floor. F.H.A. sponsored all school party. Crowned queen. Santa even attended party. F. H. A. meeting. Oh' boy. Christmas holidays begin. Return to school with a groan. Junior party. We meet Pawnee and another victory is chalked up for Morrisonville. 84 January 17 Z0 Z3 24-28 31 February 3 6 7 10 14 16 17 Z1 Z5 March 1-3 9 14 17 24- Z5 April 1 7 18 25 May 5 l 1 Z8 30 June 1- 2- School Calendar We meet Tri City for another win over the blue and gold. Mohawks defeated at Nokomis by the Redskins. Farmersville watches their team lose to Morrison- ville. Tourney at Kincaid. Morrisonville ousted by Kincaid on the 25th. We visited Auburn for another win. Raymond is defeated on Morrisonville's floor. Band concert at Palmer. Virden also loses to Mohawks. Nokomis's lose is our gain. Morrisonville now tied with Nokomis for first place in conference. Stonington visits us. We won. Morrisonville band gives concert in Raymond. Girard comes to Morrisonville for a defeat. Seniors sponsor after game dance. Waverly was our guest on the basketball floor. Another victory for M. H. S. Team's off to St. James. We won, that entitled us to tie for c onfe r e nc e first place with Nokomis. Basketball r e gional s . Morrisonville plays Pana. losing in an over time game. f Raymond gives us an exchange concert. College day at Taylorville. S enio r s interested in college learn some of the rituals of college. F. H. A. gala carnival. Postponed to a later date due to lack of coal. Oh Boy! Teachers institute. Solo contest. District Music contest at Lincoln. Good Friday. Literary meet, held at Morrisonville. Assembly program. Senior play. Junior-Senior prom. Everyone happy! Well, I guess so! Baccalaureate Service. Seniors are honored. Our school days are nearly over. Memorial Day. Commencement. Last day of school. 85 Wffffff Best Wishes To The Graduates of 1950 From YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER MORRISONVILLE SALES COMPANY "Every Deal A Good Deal" A. M. Shea, Mgr. SMITI-1's ELECTRIC SHOP Compliments . . Of Hot Point Appliances , , I PODSHADLY BARBER SHOP Wiring Supplies and T Service O Phone 4081 Class of 1950 C. H. MacPHERSON M. D Morrisonville, Illinois PHONES Office - 4001 Res - 4002 Vulcanizing Batteries HARBERT'S TIRE SHOP Morrisonville, Illinois Phone 4231 89 MOTEL AND CAFE Compliments Short Orders Chicken, Steak and Spaghetti of Cooked to Order Chili, Soup, Sandwiches Dr. and Mrs. RALPH M. SEATON Rosze1l's Ice Cream Compliments of MORRISONVILLE FARMERS CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY Morris onville , Illinois Phone 4121 W. P. BALSLEY JONES' GARAGE IMPLEMENT CO. Shell Products General Repairing John Deer p Quality Farm Implements Official Truck Testing Station Phone 2231 Morrisonville, Illinois 90 Compliments of THE SHIRLEY SHOP North Side Square Taylorville, Illinois The Finest in Photography Anywhere - Any Time POPE'S STUDIO Taylorville, 111. Since 1908 Phone 1085 Compliments of ILLINOIS POWER CO . SITE OIL COMPANY Gas, Oil, Accessories Bill Dowdy, Manager Route 48 Cornplirnents D. R. L. CO- of Groceries, Dry Goods Men's Furnishings JONES' BARBER SHOP 'Shoes To The Quality and Service Class of '50 Phone 41418: 312.1 Moorman's Feed Since 1885 FOR GOOD RESULTS BLAKELY'S DEPT. STORE FEED MOORMANS in Taylorville Makers of Protein and Mineral Concentrates Farmers Need Everything for the -T11Hi0l1'n but Cannot Raise or Process on Their own Farms. A new Complete Deparment of W. G. SPEISER Coats, Suits, Dresses, Sportwear Divernon, Illinois and Formal Attire I Phone 16 BERRY'S ICE CREAM STORE Compliments The only homemade ice of cream in Taylorville McVEY AND SON Taylorville, Illinois I. I. Case, Dealer 92 For Better Service See Your Standard Oil Agent BERT AND WAYNE ANDERSON Phone 2271 Phone 3631 If You Do Not Find What You Want AT FRISH'S Try , BROVERMAN'S E. Side Sq. Tlaylorville, Ill. THE WADLEY CO. Poultry- Eggs -Cream "We Pick it Up" Dealer in Iowealth Seed Corn Ralph Hancock, Prop. Phones Office-3241 Res. 4641 MARBLESTONE'S Taylor ville ' s Leading Store For Men and Boys Since 1881 FIRST STATE BANK Of Morrisonville, Illinois Sound and Conservative Banking Deposits Insured Up To S5000 MORTON'S DRUG STORE Gifts - Cosmetics Office Supplies Wallpaper and Paint Phone 7 North Side Square T aylor ville , Ill . STOUTS HATCHERY "Christian County's Finest Chicks" Ful - O - Pep Feeds and Supplies Phone 195 Taylorville Compliments of HOWARDS BEAUTY SHOPPE Creators of Loveliness West Side Square Taylorville, Ill. WIDES OIL CO. Gas For Less Virgil E. Davis, Prop Phone 1439 BOSTON AND PECK IMPL. CO- Oliver - New Idea - Dunham Farm Equipment Authorized Sales and Service Phones 2.151 4151 DINETTE CAFE Taylorville, Ill. G. ANDERSON AND SON Jewelers Since 1875 West Side of Square Taylorville, Illinois Watches, Clocks, Diamonds Silverware, Jewelry Leather Goods and Glassware Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairing BUESINGERS MOTOR SALES Chrysler and Plymouth Sale and Service 217 E. Main Phone 322 Taylorville, Ill. MARSCH SERVICE STATION Marathon Gas and Oil Tires, Tubes, and Batteries Phone 4161 CHRISTIAN COUNTY FARMERS SUPPLY CO. Charle s Schweitzer James Steele Phone 3531 Phone 3481 TEX FURNITURE STORE Furniture, Radios, Rugs, Linoleum, Ranges 8: Heaters Electric and Power Washers 102 East Market Phone 61 GREEN'S CAFE Plate Lunches - Sandwiches Homemade Chili Fountain Servic e Bud... ...Freda Compliments JOHN M. BECKER of The Store for Dad and the Boys LeNORE BEAUTY SALON M01-1-isonvillie, 111, Phone 4101 If its new, we have it. GILBERT H. LARGE 8: CO. Market and Webster Taylorville, Illinois Chevrolet - Buick - Cadillac Phone - 155 Compliments of BIVIN FUNERAL HOME HARRISON MOTOR SALES Sales-STUDEBAKER-Service Cor. Webster and Main St. Taylorville, Illinois MCKINNIE BROTHERS Trucking Service Cross Hibrid Seed Corn Phones 2925 2943 Mc DANIEL 'S SHOPPE Millinery Ladies Ready To Wear and Infants Wear West side Square Taylorville, Ill. DR. R. G. LYNCH Veterinarian Farm Calls Answered Promptly Phones Office-3101 Res.-2792 Compliments of DIPLOTTI'S SHOE STORE Taylorville, Ill. ADRIAN'S SHOE SERVICE Taylorville, Illinois Crosby Square, Health Spot Jarman, and Vitality Shoes Fine Shoe R epairing EP'S TAILOR SHOP Good Cleaning Saves Clothes Dry Cleaning Pressing Phone 3021 RALPH BAILS MASSEY HARRIS Sales and Service Morrisonville, Illinois COLE EQUIPMENT CO. International Farm Machinery and Motor Trucks Phone 4091 Mo r risonville , Illinois W. H. KENT Truck Service Phone 3131 Compliments of GAUER'S INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 3001 gfgiggw :- I -.. QM.. ' :fax i ' if f S 'E 'SHOE STORE 'MEN'S STORE - Taylorville, Illinois Dyeing Shining It's Smart To Have Your Shoes Repaired, You Get New Appearance With Old Shoe Comfort LA SUSA SHOE BUILDER Taylorville, Ill. Custom Made Shoes Othopedic STANLEY'S MARKET Grocerie s Meat and Vegetables Palmer, Illinois Compliments of BOYD LUMBER CO. Building Material of All Kinds Palmer, Illinois Phone 3933 DALLAS CLOVER FARM STORE Palmer, Illinois Phone 3 92 5 99 ALOYSIUS J. MCLEAN General Line of Insurance Life - Fire, Wind Storm, Automobile, Public Liability Farm Loans -- 4011 Phone 43 81 Compliments BILL'S TOASTY Of SHOP RAMBACHS' Taylorville's Leading Store Coats - Suits - Dresses Taylorville, Ill. lll N . Main Phone 350 Compliments of MORRISONVILLE LUMBER CO . May Tags - General Electric Building Materials of All Kinds .Tohn Duffy, Mgr. Phone 4041 Nation - Wide Store BUFF'S SUPERETTE Self Service Fresh Fruits Vegetables and Meats Morrisonville , Illinois O0 LANE STUDIOS 'Photography for the Particular' Personalized Portraits Weddings Child Studies Family Groups Fine st oil and color Photography North Side Square fover Tex App. Storej Phone 13931 Kaiser - Frazer and Willys - Overland Jeeps Sales and Service TAYLORVILLE MOTOR SALES I 215 W. Main Taylorville, Ill. LAVONNE BEAUTY SHOP Permanent Waves Hair Dressing Phone 2071 EDWARD'S .TEWELERS Gifts for Every Occasion The Store That Friendship Built Taylorville - Springfield and Jacksonville LOWES HARDWARE Hardware For The Home and Farm Household Appliances ' Phone 2251 TAYLORS Paint and Wallpaper Venetian Blind Gifts Taylorville, Ill. DOLLAR for DOLLAR You Can't Beat a '950P0N114U KN0llMEYER Y The class of 1950, wishes to extend our sincere thanks to All students and teachers who helped in anyway in prepara- tion of the annual. The camera staff for their pictures. Mr. Graham for his co-operation. Burchett's Studio for their photographic work. Miss Sleevar for her advice and help. Business men who so gladlypurchased advertisement forthe annual. The students who purchased annuals. SNYDER TRUCK SERVICE General Trucking Inside Sales Phone 3941 Palmer, Illinois FARMER'S GRAIN CO. Raymond McWard, Mgr. We Buy and Sell Grain, Feed, Seeds, and Coal Phone 3821 Palmer, Illinois I 103


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