Morton High School - Cauldron Yearbook (Morton, IL)
- Class of 1942
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Township High School
Published by the Class of 1942
Dean A. Hauter, Editor
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To Ralph H. McMinn, We, the class of 1942, dedicate
this eighteenth issue of the CAULDRON. In the class-
room, as our teacher, in class activities as our advisor,
or after school hours as a friend, he has gained our high-
est esteem and genuine admiration. In this dedication,
We hope to express our sincere appreciation of his untiring
In September, 1939, an addition to the High School
was completed. The entire building is modern throughout,
and it contains the latest of equipment.
We are proud to be allowed to use the Wonderful
Morton High has always participated and taken much
interest in extra curricular events, including literary and
athletic events. M. T. H. S. is a member of the North Cen-
tral Association of Colleges and is also accredited by the
University of Illinois and the State Department.
The Cauldron staff of 1942 proudly presents this eigh
teenth issue of the Cauldron to the students, faculty, and
friends of Morton Township High School. If the reading
of it recalls to your minds many happy memories, We will
have accomplished our sole purpose
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iv. soHooL LIFE
James G. Hatcher is serving
his first year as principal of M.
T. H. S. In thisuone year he
has so carefully guided the
students and faculty that all of
them consider him their friend
and councillor. Under his su-
pervis?on, M. T. H. S. will un-
doubtedly make much pro-
BCDARD OP EDUCATION
Much credit is due the Board of Edu- have a regular monthly meeting night.
cation, who spends hours of their time but every month calls for extra time
in considering the problems of better- which is devoted to regular necessities
ing and helping our school. They of the school.
E. C. Robison J. Hugh Phillips Dr. C. J. Buehler J. N. Frank Wm. Rapp
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The faculty of M. T. H. S. has, during our
four years, helped to prepare us for future life.
They have always been ready and willing to
help us with any extra work or problems we
In addition to teaching, the members of the
faculty act as class advisors. They guide our
class meetings and activities. They direct our
band, chorus, and dramatic productions. Our
spring banquets are successfully arranged only
by their ceaseless energy and work.
For this help we express our gratitude to
JAMES G. HATCHER
B. S., U. of Mo. 1927. Ozai-K
Wesleyan College. Sw. Mo.
Teach-er's College. M. S.,
U. of Illinois 1942. Twelfth
year at M. T. H. S.
RALPH H. MCMINN
Math.g Lating Debate
Ed. B., Southern Illinois
State Normal U. 1929. M. A.,
U. of Illinois 1935. Sixth
year at M. T. H. S.
HELEN M. WALDORF
B. S., U. of Illinois 1934. U.
of Colorado. Second year at
M. T. H. S.
HARRIET R. WHEELER
Cornell College. A. B. Au-
gustana College 1927. M. A.
State U, of Iowa. 1939. Sec-
ond year at M. T. H. S.
ROBERT L. HOYT
Ed. B., Illinois State Nor-
mal U. 1938. U. of Wiscon-
sin. Second year at M. T
GLENN E. IACQUAT
On leave of abs-ence for one
year. All the students and
faculty have missed him
this year, but they are glad
to know that he will be
able to return next fall.
FLORENCE M. DRAKE
Englishg Speechg Library
Ph. B., Denison U. 1919. M.
A., U. of Iowa 1931. U. of
Chicago. Northwestern U.
First year at M. T. H. S.
VILAS A. BENDER
Social Science, Band
B. S., Milwaukee St. Teach-
er's College 1938. U. of Wis.
U. of Chicago. First year at
M. T. H. S.
Industrial Artsg Athletics
Ed. B., Ill. State Normal U.
1941. First year at M. T. H.
Math., Gir1's P. E.
A. B., Peru, Nebr. St. Teach-
er's College 1939. First year
at M. T. H. S.
English: Vocal music
Marshall College. Ed. B.,
Illinois State Normal U.
1941. First year at M. T. H.
ll! Professor Bender C25 Pay Attention, Merle L33 X, the Unknown Q45 "Doc" Hoyt 153 Bonus
a um C63 Amused KT? Late again, Sam! C83 Any questions? 193 Oh, happy day! C105 Was that
you, Gene? 4113 Mind your Work, Betty C12 Papa Covill i139 Chief librarian f147 Another test
4153 Head man 1165 The morning paper f17J Are you ready, Hezzy?
President ....., . 4...... ....,...,. R obert Hull
Vice President ... .... ,,..... v.... Robert Eisele
Secretary-Treas. .... ,. , Mary Strickfaden
Advisors ,.....,7.,r,r,,.. .rrrr R alph MCMIHH
Class motto: We have finished, to begin.
Floyd D. Covill
Class colors: blue and White.
Class flower: white carnation.
The graduates of 1942 have again been a most active class. They
have worked, studied and played with much enthusiasm. Last fall
they sponsored the first Social Hour of the season in the form of a
"Post-Initiation Ball" in honor of the freshies. In November the Sen-
ior class play was admirably presented. Everyone agrees that it was
the outstanding dramatic production of the year.
The seniors carried out their role as leaders of curricular and
extra curricular activities. Robert Hull has been the president of the
Athletic Association and also the president of the band. Dean Hauter
has been the president of the chorus and the N. F. L. Mary Rohlfing
has acted as president of the G. A. A., and Gerry Rapp has served as
president of the Social Science Club.
In this class there have been many fine athletes. Bill Spahr,
Eldon Bauman, Robert Eisele and Merle Rocke will be missed when
baseball practice starts next fall. John Getz, Bill Spahr, Jesse Musel--
man and Pete Plattner will be absent in basketball next year. Some
boys will be needed to fill the vacancy when Bill Spahr and Dean
Hauter do not show up for track next spring.
Chorus, band, debate, etc. will have to go to the incoming fresh-
men class to fill the ranks vacated by the seniors.
In concluding their high school activities the class of 1942 has
displayed their usual enthusiasm in publishing this school annual,
the 1942 Cauldron.
Ella Marie Bcxier 1E1.3.
"She's a girl with a smile
and a girl worth While."
Band 113 123 133 1435 Chor-
us 113 123 133 1435 G. A. A.
113 123 133 143: Home Ec.
Club 1135 Social Science
Club 123 133 143.
Eldon Edward Bauman
"True modesty is a
Science Club 113: Baseball
113 123 133 1435 Basketball
113 123 133 1435 Social Sci-
ence Club 143.
Richard Joe Belsley 1Rich3.
"He has never found the
companion that was so
companionable as soli-
Science Club 113.
Verna Mae Belsley 1Verncr3.
"She blushed with delight
if you gave her a smile
and trembled with f-ear
at your frown."
Home Ec. Club 1135 G. A. A.
123 133 1435 Cauldron Staff
Social Science Club
Verna Jane Birkey 1Vernu3.
"A friend to all, with smile
The kind of a lass you like
Home Ec. Club 1135 G. A,
A. 123 133 143: Librarian
123 1435 Chorus 133 1433
Operetta 1335 Social Science
Club 1435 Vice Pres. 1435
Cauldron Staff 143.
Florence Marie Birky
"Here is a maid with
Quiet and possessed of
Chorus 123 133 1433 Home
Ec. Club 1135 G. A. A. 123
Robert Frank Eisele 1Bob3.
"Sincerity his virtueg frank-
ness his policy."
Science Club 1135 Social
Science Club 1435 Camera
Club 123 1335 Class Play
133 1435 Chorus 123 133 143:
Operetta 133 1435 Baseball
133 1435 Vice Pres. Class
1435 Philo. Staff 1335 Cauld-
ron Staff 143 Track 143.
Elizabeth Louise Frank
'1Gentle in her manner, she
does bold things in a
Home EC. Club 1133 G. A. A.
123 133 1431 Chorus 133 143.
Verlcr Mayme Geiger 1Ver13
"Sweet and gentle, until
her temper is exposed."
Band 113 123 133 1435 G. A.
A. 113 123 133 1435 Chorus
113 123 133g Social Science
Club 133 1435 Home AEC.
Club 1135 Philo. Staff 1335
Cauldron Staff 1433 Operat-
ta 113 123 1335 Class Play
Samuel Nicholas Gerber
"He dares do all that may
become a rnang who
dares do more IS none."
Transferred from Henry
High School 1135 Camera
Club 133: Social Science
Club 133 1435 Chorus 1435
Production Mgr. of Class
Richard Alvin Getz Cl-Xlvinj.
"A small package, not es-
pecially precious, but a
Science Club C13.
Edna Irene Getz CEddie3.
"Form more fair, a face
nioresweet, ne'er hath it
been my lot to meet."
Band C13 C23 C33 C433 Op-
eretta C13 C23 C33 C43:
Home Ec. Club C133 Chorus
C13 C23 C33 C433 Social Sci-
ence Club C43.
Elton Clarence Getz CMook3
'AA jovial clown, some-
Science Club C13: Basket-
ball C13 C23 C335 Cauldron
John I. Getz CI-lansj.
"I never stood on
Science Club C133 Social
Science Club C33 C433 Track
C333 Baseball C335 Basket-
ball C13 C23 C33 C435 Class
Play C339 Class Sec. C239
Philo. Staff C335 Cauldron
Dorothea Louise Glock
"Her voice is her
Home Ec. Club C135 Chorus
C13 C23 C33 C435 Science
Club C233 Debate C133 So-
cial Science Club C43g Op-
Helen Lois Goodyear
"A modest lass: so mild
Of her we'll never have
Chorus C133 Home Ec. Club
C13: G. A. A. C232 Social
Science Club C23.
Mildred Elizabeth Guler
"Always anxious to lend a
Home Ec. Club C13.
Betty Marie Hager CBGTS3-
"A husky voice and femin-
ine ways are her attri-
G. A. A, C13 C23 C33 C43?
Home EC. Club C13 C23 C33:
Band C13 C23 C33 C433 Chor-
us C13 C23 C33 C439 OP91'
etta C13 C233 Philo. Staff
C333 Cauldron Staff C435 So-
cial Science Club C33 C43:
Class Play C33.
Burdell Harold HallCBurd'l3
'ANone knew' him but to
love himg None name hinl
but to praise him."
Trans. from Mackinaw High
School C23 Band C23 C33
C433 Social Science C23 C33
C433 Sec. Treas. C433 PI'0g-
Chairman C333 Chorus C33
C43: Class Play C43: Philo.
Staff C335 Operetta C33 C43:
Cheerleader C439 Cauldron
Staff C435 M. T. H. S. Broad-
cast C33g N. F. L. C43.
Dean Alden Hauter CD-ecm3.
"It pays him to be modest."
Debate C1-2-3-43 N. F. L. C1-
2-3-43 Pres. C3-43 Band C1-
2-3-43 V. Pres. C23 Libr. C33
Chorus C1-2-3-43 Sec. Treas.
C33 Pres. C43 Class Pres. C13
Science C13 Cam-era C13 V.
Pres. C23 Operetta C1-2-3-43
Class Play C43 Stud. Coun-
cil C23 So. Science C43 Philo.
Staff C33 Ed. Cauldron C43
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Robert William Hull 1Bob3.
"No sinner and no
But well - the very
best of chaps."
Class Pres. 13-43 Sec. Treas.
113 Band 11-2-3-43 Pres. 143
Chorus 11-3-43 Operetta 11-
3-43 Science 113 Basketball
11-23 V. Pnes. Ath. As. 12-33
Pres. 143 Camera Club 12-33
V. Pres. Stud. Council 123
Philo. Staff 133 Cauldron
Staff 143 So. Science 143.
Carl Keister 1Sonney3.
"Why study, I know it all."
Science Club 1133 Social
Science Club 1233 Baseball
113 123 133.
Eldora Roberta Knoll
1 Boots 3 .
"This lass so mild and
sweet and coy,
Has stirred the heart
of many a boy."
G. A. A. 1133 Home Ec. 1133
Chorus 113 123 133 1432
Class Play 133 1439 Philo.
Staff 1333 Cauldron Staff
143. 5... 3 1,313
Robert Dorman Leader
"A bashful lad, but
he gets around.
Science Club 1133 Philosoa
pher Staff 133.
Leda Elaine Litwiller
those who seek it.
G. A. A. 123 1333 Science
Club 1133 Social Science
Club 1433 Chorus 113 123
133 1433 Oper-etta 113 123
133 1433 Home Ec. Club 113.
Lloyd Miller 1Lloyd3.
"lf others hav-e done great
things, so can I."
Jesse Muselman 1Muzzyl .
"Where there's Muzzy,
there.'S fung Muzzy's
Basketball 113 123 133 1433
Track 113 123 1333 Baseball
113 123 133 1433 Science
Club 1133 V. Pres. Athletic
Assn. 1433 Social Science
Club 133 143.
Jessie Lou Nelson Uesj.
"All regret her leaving."
Transferred from Normal
University High School 1333
Transferred to Rantoul for
Marion Charles Plattner
"A friend to all who A
need a friend."
Transferred from D e e r
Creek High School 1433 So-
cial Science Club 1433 Bas-
ketball 1433 Cauldron Staff
Geraldine Eleanor Rapp
"Her partners say that shc
was faultless in her deal-
G. A. A. 11-2-3-433 Band 11-
2-3-433 Chorus 11-2-3-433
Operetta 11-2-3-433 Class
Pres. 1233 V. Pres. 1333
Philo. Staff 1333 Home Ec.
Club 11-233 V. Pres. 1133
Camera Club 12-333 Social
Science Club 12-3-433 Pres.
1431 Class Play 1433 Cauld-
ron Staff 143.
Richard Rapp 1Dick3.
t'He acts well his part:
there the honor lies."
Band 113 123 133 143: Bas-
ketball 113 123: Camera
Club 133: V. Pres. 133: So-
cial Science Club 143.
Martha Ellen Reuling
"She smiled and all
the world was gay."
V. Pres. class 113: Chorus
11-2-3-43: Band 11-2-3-43:
Sec. Treas. 143: Science
Club 113: So. Science Club
13-43: Bus, Mgr. 143: Home
Ec. Club 113: G. A. A. 11-2-
3-43: Treas. 133: Operetta
11-2-33: Class Play 13-43:
Philo. Staff 133: Cauldron
Staff 143: Debate 113: D. A.
R. Rep. 143,
Robert Louis Ritthaler
'tRather bashful and
Still he is a regular
Merle Rocke 1Mer13.
"An easy-going chap who
has a way about him-
Transferred from the Pekin
High School 133: Bas-eball
143: Ass't. Mgr. 143: So-cial
Science Club 143,
Verelda Mae Rocke 1Pokey3
"Her beauty is in her hu-
Chorus 113 123 133 143: So-
cial Science Club 133 143:
G. A. A. 113 123: Home Ec.
Ruth Ann Roecker 1Roody3.
"A really small package
and a precious one."
G. A. A. 113 123 133 143:
Mary Jeanne Rohlfing
UAn athletic young lady
with a sense of humor."
G, A. A. 113 123 133 143:
Pres. 143: Home Ec. Club
113: Social Science Club
133 143: Philo. Staff 133:
Class Play 133: Science
Maxine Elizabeth Schick
"Always in a meek voice
she will speakfl
Home Ec. Club 113: Chorus
123 133 143: Social Science
Edward John Schmidgall
"Show me and I
Social Science Club 143.
Harriet Elaine Schrock
UA swell person to know
and to have as a friend."
Transferred from Gridl-ey
High School 133: G. A. A.
143: Social Science Club
Lucille Mae Slagell CLucy5.
"A shy thing, but
Chorus C15 C25 C35 C453
Home Ec. Club C153 G. A.
A. C15 C253 Social Science
Billy Gene Spahr Gaim.
"His physical prow-ess has
a magnetic attraction for
Baseball C15 C25 C35 C453
Basketball C15 C25 C35 C453
Track C15 C25 C35 C451SCl-
ence Club C153 Philosopher
Staff C353 Class Play C45.
Delmas Edward Staker
"He Cand his Buick5 has
a way with the girls,"
Transferred from Washing-
ton High School C25.
Helen Marie Stetzler
"The blush upon her che.ek
hath shamed the morn-
Home Ec. Club C153 Chorus
C15 C253 G. A. A. C15 C35
C453 Social Science Club
C453 Class Play C45.
Norma Jean Sti-eglitz
"I am constant as the
Band C15 C25 C35 C453 Chor-
us C15 C25 C35 C455 Oper-
etta C15 C253 G. A. A. C15
C25 C35 C453 Home Ec. Club
C15 C253 Science Club C153
Social Science Club C35 C453
Class Play C35.
Mcxry Katherine Strickford-
"Sweet and faithful,
true to her Word."
Home Ec. Club C153 N. F. L.
C25 C35 C453 Chorus C25 C35
C453 Librarian C253 Operetta
C25 C35 C451 Student Coun-
cil C253 Debate C25 C35 C455
Camera Club C25 C353 Sec.
Treas. C353 Philo. Staff C353
Class Sec. Treas. C35 C452
Social Science Club C453
Class Play C453 Cauldron
Staff C453 Salutatorian.
Donald Earl Strunk CDon5
"A swell guy underneath
that rugged exterior."
Science Club C153 Social
Science Club C453 Camera
Leroy Willioam Tuffentsam-
"A little nonsense now and
then is relished by the
best of men."
Science Club C15: trans. to
Minier C253 Chorus C15 C25
C35 C453 trans. from Minier
C353 Operetta C15 C452 Class
Play C35 C453 Social Science
Club C453 Cauldron Staff
"A peppy 'kid' with
a gift of gabf'
G. A. A. C15 C25 C35 C453
Home Ec. Club C153 Band
C15 C25 C35 C453 Camera
Club C25 C353 Debate C255
Librarian C259 Chorus C35
C453 N. F. L. C25 C35 C453
Philo. Staff C353 Cauldron
Staff C453 Class play C453
Social Science Club C45.
Eddie Wanner CEd.5.
'tBe there a will and
he finds a Way.'
Social Science Club C25 C35
C453 Science Club C15.
Eleanor Anne Ycmchik
"She loves to dance, she
loves to play, she loves
to work - sometimes -
Science Club C195 Home Ec.
Club C193 G. A. A. C19 C29
C39 C49: Social Science C39
C495 Band C19 C29 C393 V.
Pres. C299 Chorus C19 C29
C39 C493 Philo. Staff C393
Cauldron Staff C495 Class
Play C495 Operetta C39.
Walter Zimmerman CWa1tJ.
"A shy country lad who
knows what he wants."
Science Club C193 Class
Play C493 Camera Club C293
Social Science Club C39.
Now we leave dear Morton High.
We exit from her roll
And step out beneath the open sky
To reach our long sought goal.
From high to college some may go:
For others it means toil
To lay their hands upon this earth
And till this good, free soil.
Now the end of the year has come
When happiness has just begun.
For the Seniors who will graduate
And leave their hearts and hopes at stake,
May God give each good soul a break.
-By Edward J. Schmidgall
Apple, LaVerne Bauer, Lucille Belsley, Kenneth Belsley, Wilma Birl-Key, Louise Birky, Lyle
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Bradley, Jacqueline Burger, Martha Crager, Katherine Dietrich, Doris Frank, Betty Lou Gerber, Betty
Getz, Edith Grimm, Marie Gunther, Florence Hasty, Robert Hochstetler, lla Huette, Raymond
Jacob, Joe Kaufman, Elizabeth Martin, Marilyn Miller, Anita Rapp, Dorothy Rassie, Ernest
Rein, Raymond Risen, Mildred Roth, Verna Smith, Marvin Stieglitz, lla Strubhar, Robert
President ,..,,..,,,,,. ,,v,, D oris Dietrich
Vice-President . ,, . ....,... R ay Rein
Sec. and Treas. ..A........,., ... Anita Miller
Advisors ,ii,..,.iii..... Harriet R. Wheeler
Robert L. Hoyt
Strunk, Carol Stuckey, Edith Tuffentsamer, Ruth
Witzig, Frederick Yentes, June Zobrist, Calvin
The junior class has always been
burdened with excess worry and re-
sponsibilities. The juniors this year
are no exceptiong however, they set-
tled down to work at the beginning of
the year and at the present have over-
come many obstacles that stood in
With the help of their able advisors
they have worked steadily towards
their main objective of the year, the
annual Junior - Senior banquet, which
was held at the Jefferson Hotel in Pe-
oria on May 16.
Besides laboring to raise the funds
for the banquet, this class took an out-
standing lead in the social activities at
Morton High. Their interest wasn't
just in the social affairs, but they were
well represented in all of the organiza-
tions of the school.
The members of the class have dili-
gently worked to make their junior
year a success.
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President ..,..,....... . ...., w, R obert Strunk
Vice-President ,...... Margaret Hauter
SGC. 81 Treas. .,r....,.... Carolyn Vissering
A-dViS0I'S ..f.Vr...Vr....... ...Helen M. Waldorf
Judith K. Spellenberg
Schick, M. Schmallenberger, M. Sorenson, G.
Staker, A. Staker, E. Stimeling, K. Straesser H
Sirmac, D. Strunk, R. Ueberrhem, R, Vissermg C
The sophomores, one of the largest
classes in school, have, upon ending
their second year of higher education,
shown what really can be obtained at
school besides "book learnin' ".
They have energetically entered the
different organizations of the school
and have made their membership valu-
able. Their class is ably represented
in debate, band, chorus, G. A. A., Home
Ec. Club, etc.
From what we have seen, the sopho-
more class is working faithfully toward
the open doors of success. They still
have two years in which to reach their
goal, and we assure you that they Will.
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Presldent . ,. A . ,,....... Robert Grimm
Vice-President ,,,,, , 4AA,,,, M arvin Getz
Sec. and Treas. ,, . Jessie Rohlfing
AdV1S0rS . ......... ,..,,........ M ary Grush
Vilas A. Bender
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When you think of a freshman, you
always seem to be reminded of a cer-
tain color. This year's class was no
exception. Of course, they were green
-but it didn't take them long to get
into the swing of their new high school
During the past school term, they
have contributed several men to our
athletic department. These boys will,
in years to come, bring: many laurels
to their Alma Mater. They took part
not only in athletics but also in the
social life of M. T. H. S.
They have shown splendid enthusi-
asm for all school activities as well as
for those of their own class. That is
school spirit. Keep it up!
SAM'S MOMENT OF
Here We see Sam stopping
in the physics lab after col-
lecting the waste paper for
a minute of relaxation.
Pa ge Twenty-four
Keepers oi the School
Sixteen years of keeping the halls and class-
rooms of M. T. H. S. clean- that's "Sam's record!
He works all day keeping the yard and building in
good condition. He has had Eddie Schmidgall to
help him for the past three years, and Eddie has
also done a wonderful job. If there's any odd job
you want done, just go to Sam or Eddie. If you
have lost a precious possession, want to get into a
locked room, or if you just want to chat for a
while, Sam is always there.
At 3:15 o'clock every school day, you'l1 find Sam
and Eddie making their rounds sweeping the entire
school. They do a grand job, and Sam, we hope
you're around for many more years.
JUST LOOK AT THE
The Cauldron Staff takes
a look at the work that has
been done. If groans could
be pictured, you would be
able to see them in this shot
tBack row, left to rightlz Georgene Ueberrhein,
Verna Birkey, Mary Strickfaden, Robert Eisele,
Ralph H. McMinn, Floyd D. Covill, Robert Hull,
Merle Rocke, Pete Plattner, John Getz.
tFront rowlz Leroy Tuffentsamer, Eleanor Yan-
chik, Burdell Hall, Betty Hager, Dean Hauter, El-
dora Knoll, Martha Ellen Reuling, Elton Getz, Gerry
Rapp, Verna Belsley. Verla Geiger.
Editor in Chief .rrr.r,....4.,.A,rr,rrr.....,.......,....... Dean Hauter
Assistant Editor ..,... .,.. . .,..Martha Ellen Reuling
Business Manager ,rrrrrrr.,.r.lrrr...r..... Mary Strickfaden
Assistant Business Manager .......,iiii,, Verna Birkey
Circulation Manager iii.iiiiiiliiiriii Georgene Ueberrhein
Assistant Circulation Manager ..,.,rii.. Verna Belsley
Photography iii,,ii,.i.i.,,i,,iiii.iiiii.ii.ii.i .......,,.... R obert Hull
. ,ii.,ii Burdell Hall, Eldora Knoll, Betty Hager
Quotations rii,iiii e.ii.iiiii.,ii....... . .. ..,i, Leroy Tuffentsamer
Joke Editor ii,......,... ..,.,i....ii..iiiii.iiiiiiii.i M erle Rocke
Calendar Editor iiiiiii.... ..... i.........,..i.. E l eanor Yanchik
Sports Editors.. . ....c,iiiii, Pete Plattner, Robert Eisele
Advertising iiiiiii,l.iiiii...,. . .i....,., ' ..i..............,.,.... E lton
Getz, Johnny Getz, Verla Geiger, Gerry Rapp
Advisors .,i.iiiiiiiiiiii Ralph H. McMinn, Floyd D. Covill
Several days before the
Philosopher would go to
press you would usually see
the staff running around
trying to get all the news
CBack row, left to rightlz Lyle Birky, Gerry Rapp, Ruth
Roth, Verna Roth.
CSecond rowlz Anita Miller, Frederick Witzig, Ethelmae
Gerber, Marie Grimm, Lucille Bauer, Harriet R. Wheeler.
KFront roWJ: Martha Burger, Betty Lou Frank, Edith
Stuckey, LaVerne Apple, Louise Mae Birkey, Edith Getz.
Raymond Huette, Betty Gerber, Katherine Crager, Raymond
Editors ...........,.rr............... .,................... E dith Getz, Betty Gerber
Assistant Editors .................... Frederick Witzig, Ernest Rassi
Alumni Editors .....,.. Dorothy Mae Rapp, Martha Jane Burger
Sports Editors,.Ernest Rassi, Frederick Witzig, Calvin Zobrist
G. A. A. .,..........,,,.........,.,,,....... Mildred Risen, Florence Gunther
Social Science Club ................ June Yents, Dorothy Mae Rapp
Chorus ........................ ........................ B etty Gerber, Verna Roth
Dramatic Club ....... ......... ....... ,,..r............ ................. A n i t a Miller
Band ,.............,..................... LaVerne Apple, Jacqueline Bradley
Home Ec. Club ..............,....... Katherine Crager, Wilma Belsley
Assemblies gl Athletic Association ............................................
Strunk, Katherine Crager
Joke Editors ..,... ............ E lizabeth Kaufman, Edith Stuckey
Features ............... ........ J acquelinre Bradley, Louise Mae Birkey
Art Editor ,......................,..........................r................. Marvin Smith
Business Managers ......,. Doris Dietrich, Marie Eunice Grimm
Circulation Managers .... Marie Eunice Grimm, Lucille Bauer
Advertising Managers ........ lla Jean Sti-ebglitz, Mildred Risen
Advisors ..............,...........,......... Harriet R. Wheeler, Robert Hoyt
fBack row, left to righttt James G. Hatcher, Robert Hull,
Anita Miller, Mary Grush, Floyd D. Covill,
CFront rowl: Robert Hasty, Jesse Muselman, Merle Rocke.
President iiii,.iii............ii... Robert Hull
Vice-President ii,...i,.i..ii Jesse Muselman
Sec'y-Treas. .........ii......i....ii.. Anita Miller
Managers .Robert Hasty, Merle Rocke
Advisors ............,....,. James G, Hatcher
Floyd D. Covill, Mary Grush
The Athletic Association is an organization in
which every student participates. This year its
main task has been the supervision of the athletic
program of the school.
The purpose of the organization is to promote
athletics and to sponsor all school social activities.
This year other organizations sponsored enough soc-
ial activities, so the Christmas party was the only
one for which the Athletic Association was re-
ALVVAYS A DEFICIT
Why, oh Why, can't the
figures come out even? The
officers o f t h e school
scratch their heads in hope
of getting inspiration to add
A BULL'S EYE
The modern William Tells
of the G. A. A. have enjoyed
their archery set immensely
this year. Look out ahead,
here come the arrows!
Pa ge Thirty
lBottom row, left to rightlz Verla Geiger, Georgene Ueber-
rhein, Mary Rohlfing, Eleanor Yanchik, Norma Jean Stiega
litz. Ella Marie Baier, Gerry Rapp, Betty Hager.
fSfecond rowlz June Yentes, Wilma Belsley, Verna Birkey,
Martha Ellen Reuling, Doris Dietrich. Marie Eunice Grimm.
Marie Christie, Betty Frank.
fThird rowl: Katherine Crager,xBernice Allenspach, Dor-
othy Roecker, Ruth Ann Ro-ecker, Verna Belsley, Erma Rocke.
Louise Mae Birkey, Betty Frank, Martha Jane Burger, Miss
fFourth rowl: Helen Stetzler, Harriet Schrock. Joan Getz.
garol Strunk, Marilyn Mueller, Elizabeth Kaufman. Edith
fFifth rowb: Norma Grimm, Dorothy Mae Rapp, Carolyn
Vissering, Anita Miller, Doris Fort, Lila Mathis, Jacqueline
Bradley, Betty Davis. Velma Ackerman, Margaret Hauter,
The Girls' Athletic Association is an organization
for girls who take part in physical activities. The
aim is good sportsmanship and planning of activi-
ties to keep the girls healthy.
G. A. A. officers for the year of 1941-42 were as
President ..,.............. ....... Mary Rohlflng
Secretary ....... Carolyn Vissering
Treasurer ....................,......... Anita Miller
Advisor ........................ Miss Mary Grush
During the year the girls took part in swimming
and basketball. Bowling continued throughout the
Play Day was held at East Peoria on May 2, 1942
with eight girls attending,
Back row, left to right: Martha Jane Burger, Dorothy
Mae Rapp, Margaret Hauter, Doris Fort, Lloyd Zobrist, Betty
Hager, Richard Rapp, Harold Witzig, Geraldine Krug, VilaS
A. B-ender, Nelson Roth, Frederick Witzig, Ray Rein.
Second row: Dorothy Getz, Lucille Jacob, Lorene Com-
stock, Joe Jacob, Velma Ackerman, Jean Shipp, Jessie
Rohlfing, Jerry Henson, Lila Mathis, Burdell Hall.
Front row: LaVern-e Apple, Verla Geiger, Edna Getz, Ethel
Mae Gerber, Dean Hauter, Mary Lou Strunk, Georgene
Ueberrhein, Erma Rocke.
President ,ooo,,o.,o,o.......,......c,.,,, Robert Hull
Sec'y-Treas. ,o,.oo ...,,, D orothy Mae Rapp
Librarian .,.............,ro.. Frederick Witzig
At the beginning of this year, the band began
their practices under the direction of their new
leader, Vilas A. Bender. Due to graduation many
seats were vacant, but after several freshmen were
added, the vacancies were filled.
When basketball games started, the band played
for all the home games and added much to the spir-
it of the games by their lively marches.
On April 21 they successfully gave their annual
SO YOU NEED COTTON?
The clarinet section gets
in extra practice sessions for
their concert. Cotton may
be needed by listeners at re-
hearsal, but the finished
product will be an enjoyable
piece of music to hear.
Miss Spellenberg hits the
downbeat and her choris-
ters of mixed voices are
shown lustily caroling one
of their favorite tunes. Just
a bunch of future opera
stars at heart.
Front row Cleft to rightlz Robert Hull, Robert Stfwpliensow,
Wayne Gerber, Louise Mae Birkey. Marie Eunice Grimm,
Edith Stuckey, Robert Eisele, Dean Hauter.
Second rcvv: Katherine Crager, Betty Gerber.
Third row: Mary Strickfaden, Verna .lane Birkey, Ivan
Steiner, Leda Litwiller, Doris Dietrich, Lucille Slagell, Max-
ine Schick, Edith Getz, Bcttv Lou Frank, Ruth Ann Roecker,
Verelda Rocke, Judith K. Spellenberg.
Fourth row: Edna Getz, Martha Ellen Reuling, Burdell
Hall, Anita Miller, Dorothea Glock, Eldora Knoll.
Fifth row: Leroy Tuffentsamer, Gerry Rapp.
President ,r,..,e, .... D ean Hauter
Sec'y-Treas. e.... rr................ B urdell Hall
Librarian ,..e ,rc,e,,ecec........ D oris Dietrich
Director .,..rc . eli.,.... Judith K. Spellenberg
Under the trying efforts of Miss Spellenberg, Mor-
ton High's chorus again came through With flying
An inspiring "Choral Christmas" Was presented
by the combined choruses in the gymnasium on
Thursday, December 18, 1941. The program con-
sisted of a choral reading of the Nativity and was
emphasized by Christmas carols, old and new.
At the county contest Dorothea Glock was placed
in first division in girls' vocalg Burdell Hall rated
second division in boys' vocal, and the chorus won
a third division rating.
Front row Cleft to rightb: Mabel If-elsley, Myrtle Martin,
Elda Birkey, Bernadine Geiger, Ilene Kruse, Iona Schrock,
Helen Ryan, Lucille Jacob. Irene Ackerman, Alice Rocke.
Second row: Judith K. Spellenberg, Ardith Pool, Jean
Shipp, Virginia Pitthaler, Violet Diemer, Ruth Roth, Joan
fletz, Kay Stimeling, Lila Mathis, Velma Ackerman, Erma
Third row: Lois Christie, Marjorie Getz, June Litwiller,
Eunice Stieglitz, Doris Roth, Margaret Schmallenberger,
Phyllis Pool, Norma Grimm, Gloria Sorenson, Margaret
llauter, Shirley 141-use, Bernice Allenspach.
Fourth row: Dorothy Schwartzentraub, Irene Moushon,
Carolyn Vissering. Marilyn Mueller, Madeline Schick, Mary
Lou Strunk, Alice Muselman, Gerry Roecker, Lorene Com-
stock, Ada Staker, Rozanna Ueberrhein, Ethel Mae Gerber,
Dorothy Bauman, Dorothy Roecker.
Firth row: Evelyn Staker, Dorothy Getz, Geraldine Krug,
Betty Davis, Ern-estine Duke.
Librarian .... ,,...,....... M argaret Hauter
Director .e.......,ee.e Judith K. Spellenberg
It was necessary to divide the chorus into two
divisions again this year-a mixed chorus and an
all girls' chorus.
Members of this group were given roles in the
operetta and were chosen to participate in the coun-
ty chorus, which entered the contest at Green
This, group under the direction of Miss Spellen-
berg, is becoming one of the most active organiza-
tions in school.
OUR FUTURE PRIMA
These girls are exercising
their vocal chords at one of
their regular Weekly rehear-
sais. Yes, their voices form
those beautiful melodies that
can be heard through the
halls every Thursday after-
Pa ge Thirtyethree
GERRY RAPP PRESTDES
Gerry Rapp is shown here
presiding over a meeting of
the Social Science Club. She
seems to be holding the rapt
attention of all those pres-
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Cllack row, left to rightl: Edward Schmidgall, Don Strunk,
Sam Gerber, Frederick Witzig, Merle Rocke, Eldon Bauman.
lSecond rowbz Eddie Wanner, Jesse Muselman, Leroy Tuf-
fentsamer, Burdell Hall, Dean Hauter, Robert Eisele.
lThird rowlz Marion Plattner, Verla Geiger, Gerry Rapp,
Marie Grimm, Georg-ene Ueberrhein, Dorothea Glock, Leda
Litwiller, Helen Goodyear, Ruth Tuffentsamer, Mary
CFourth rowl: Helen Stetzler, Harriet Schrock, John Getz,
Betty Hager, Ella Marie Baier. Martha Ellen Reuling, Carol
Strunk, Jacqueline Bradley, Dorothy Mae Rapp, Doris Diet-
rich, Wilma Belsley, Betty Gerber, Anita Miller, Verna Roth,
Vilas A. Bender.
fFront rowbz Maxine Schick, Lucille Slagell, Verelda
Rocke, Jessie Nelson, Norma Stieglitz, Eleanor Yanchik,
Verna Birkey, Mary Strickfaden, Verna Belsley, June Yen-
tes, Edna Getz, Ray Rein, Robert Eisele.
Social Science Club
President I .............................,,............. ...'fGerry" Rapp
Vice-President .............,.....,................ Verna Birkey
Business Managers .......... Martha Ellen Reuling
and Ray Rein
' ..... Mr. Bender
Secretary-Treasurer .................. ...,...,
The Social Science Club has completed another success-
ful year. The 'chief aim of the organization this year, as it
has been in previous years, was to raise money for a trip
to be taken in the spring. The necessary amount was
raised by the club members throughout the year, and by
the middle of April they were ready to leave for Chicago.
Early Thursday morning, April 23, thirty students, accom-
panied by Mr. Bender, left Peoria for a three-day tour of
Chicago. The Stevens Hotel was their headquarters. From
there many interesting tours were taken under the super-
vision of the hot-el management.
tBack row, left to rightb: Carolyn Vissering. Georgene
tFront rowbz Dean Hauter, Margaret Hauter, Alice Rocke,
Rozanna Ueberrhein, Ethelmae Gerber, Mary Strickfaden,
Ralph H. McMinn.
Debate and N . F . L.
Last fall seven students reported to debate on the
subject, "Resolved that every able-bodied male citi-
zen should have a year of full time military training
before reaching the present draft age".
Ethelmae Gerber and Margaret Hauter composed
the affirmative team, and Mary Strickfaden and
Dean Hauter took the negative. These two teams
represented M. T. H. S. in the sectional tournament
sponsored by the I. H. S. Speech League. In the
N. F. L. tournament the negative team defeated Du
Quoin, the winner of the state debate tournament.
Both teams competed at the Wesleyan Invitational
N. F. L. is a national organization for all speech
students. Morton has been a member since 1925,
so now it is the tenth oldest chapter in the nation.
The following members have been added this year:
Burdell Hall, Wayne Gerber and Dan Strmac.
The lusty orators of the
school, the debate team, re-
ceive their instructions from
Coach Ralph H. McMinn.
This is one of their particu-
larly quiet moments, for
they usually are talking at a
DISHING OUT THE CHOW
The cooks of the Home
Ec. Club strut their stuff
with some hungry students
as appreciative Witnesses.
How about a bite for a hun-
gry bum, gals?
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fBack row, left to rightlz Miss Waldorf, June Yentes, Ger-
aldine Krug, Marilyn Mueller, Katherine. Crager, Betty Ger-
ber, Irene Ackerman, Dorothy Bauman, Emogene Bachman,
Roberta Lindenberger, Betty Thompson, Myrtle Martin, Vio-
let Diemer, Carolyn Vissering.
fSecond rovvl: Bernadine Geiger, Evelyn Staker, Lorene
Comstock, Wilma Belsley, Edith Stuckey, Maxine Brandt,
Barbara Tuffentsam-er. Ada Staker, Dorothy Getz, Rozanna
Ueherrhein, Ethel Mae Gerber, Alice Rocke.
lThird rowl: Patricia Broderick, Marie Eunice Grimm,
Helen Ryan, Phyllis Wagler, Velma Ackerman, Lois Chris-
tie, Ardith Pool, Phyllis Pool, Lila Mathis.
CFourth roWJ: Margaret Hauter, Norma Grimm, Iona
Schrock, June Litwiller, Bernice Allenspach.
1Fifth rowlz Elda Birkey. Elizabeth Kaufman. Mary Lou
Strunk, Eunice Sti-eglitz, Alice Mae Muselman, Jessie Rohlf-
ing, Erma Rocke. Florence Schenke, Dorothy Roecker.
Home Economics Club
President .,,.....,,.. .Rozanna Ueberrhein
Vice-President Marie Eunice Grimm
Secretary ci ,,,.. . ..,,,. ...,. E thel .Mae Gerber
Treasurer ,,,..,, .... ....W1lma Belsley
Advisor .,........,...,. .i ..lVliss Helen Waldorf
This group of future homemakers held regular
monthly meetings under the capable direction of
their advisor, Miss Helen Waldorf.
The County Home Ec. Rally was held here in the
fall, then the club sent a representative to the dis-
trict meeting at Minier.
The club instigated the plan of serving Weekly
noon lunches at a minimum price, a plan which
proved very satisfactory to both students and club
CBack row, left to rightl: Ruth Huser, Willis Mus-
elman, Kathryn Skaggs, Ralph McMinn, Verna
Gingrich, Anita Miller.
tSecond roWJ: Marian Birkey, Frederick Reuling,
Marvin Carius, Thelma Henderson.
iFront rowl: Robert Hoyt, Louis Nohl, Frances
President .,lc .l,,l.lc,,.,,l..,., V erna Gingrich
Vice-president ,ii,lc.l,, Frederick Reuling
Secretary-treasurer ......ll.... Anita Miller
The Dramatic Club is an organization consisting
of alumni, faculty members, and high school stu-
dents. Each year three new members are invited
to join the club. New members this year were Ruth
1-luser, Anita Miller and Robert Hoyt.
Each year the Club gives a play, but this year
they decided against giving one since so many of
the members were being inducted into the army.
The group has met once each month at the homes
of the members for business and social meetings.
IS THIS DRAMA ?
Members of the Dramatic
Club are preparing to go on
a Weiner roast. We hope the
car is loaded with food be-
cause all the members are
6Back row, left to rightlz Lloyd Fort, Clarence Muselman.
tFront rowl: Lucille Pflederer, Shirley Smith.
ALUMNI GN PARADE President ..e.,ll.,,... ..,.......l.. L loyd Fort
Some Of the "GX-StUd9H1lS" Vice-President .eL,L..,..,... Elmer Wiedman
of M. T. H. S. pause to have l I
this picture taken. I Wonder 2nd Vice-President ,.,,............ Helen Getz
how many of them remein- L -H fl
ber their HLatina,, f T 0 m Secretary ......,...eee,..el , eee. uc1 e P ederer
their schoolhood days? Assistant Secretary ..,,.... Shirley Smith
A Treasurer ,,.....e,..t,...ee.t.......... Robert Getz
Assistant Treas. .... Clarence Muselman
The responsibilities of the organization were put
upon the shoulders of the officers Who were elected
at the 1941 banquet. A board of directors was also
elected at this banquet.
"Mystery at Midnightn, a play given last fall by
the Alumni, was a huge success.
Another function of the year was the raffling of
a bicycle at the Fall Festival.
Due to the war situation, the Board of Directors
has decided to buy defense bonds and send gifts to
the boys who are serving in the Army and Navy.
tFront row, left to rightlz Katherine Crager, Anita Miller.
Erma Rocket Ruth Roth, Dani-el Strmac, Gloria Sorenson.
tSecond rowl: Kay Stimeling, Robert Eisele, Burdell Hall,
Dean Hauter, Miss Florence Drake, Alice Rocke, Mabel
Belsley, Wayne Gerber.
The Morton High School speech department had
an eventful year. The students took part in con-
tests never before attempted by Morton High, and
in each contest they ranked honorably.
Contests were entered in several divisional con-
tests of the state. The district was at Monmouth
where entries were made in serious and humorous
reading, original oratory and extempore speaking.
The sectional contest was at Macomb, where a one-
act play was entered and received superior rating.
At the N. F. L. contest in Pekin, the contestants
earned points toward membership in- that orga-
In the county contest at Green Valley, Dan Str-
mac was given a first division rating in oration.
Second division ratings were received by Alice
Rocke in serious reading, Dean,Hauter in extem-
pore speaking and Burdell Hall in humorous read-
ing. Katherine Crager was given third division in
YOU TELL 'EM DAN!
Dan Strmac, the Patrick
Henry of M. T. H. S., is snap-
ped as he arrives at the crit-
ical point in his speech.
First row, left to rightl: Floyd D.
Covill, Richard Ackerman, Lloyd Zo-
fS9COfld rowlz Bill Spahr, Russell
Hull, Eldon Bauman, Merle Rocke, Al-
vin Woerner, Bill Musgrave, Robert
Knabe, Vernon Zimmerman, Frederick
Witzig, Robert Hasty.
Third rowbz Robert Eisele, Floyd
Bartelmay, Jack Erving, Robert Strub-
har, Robert Wanner.
Although Morton did not have a very
impressive record in baseball this year
they did play some good games and
entered some stiff competition. How-
ever, next year under the guidance of
Floyd Covill and the return of several
lettermen, they should have a title-
winning team, They won two games
and lost five. this year, but two of the
losing games were extra-inning games.
The team will carry on their fine
work next fall with a full schedule, but
they will be lacking such veterans as
Bill Spahr, Bob Eisele, Eldon Bauman
and Merle Rocke.
Summary of games:
Delavan 9 Morton 7
Minier 8 Morton 0
Green Valley 5 Morton 2
Armington 3 fnine inningsl Morton 4
Hopedale 5 fnine inningsl Morton 4
Won 2, lost 5, .286 Pct.
Team batting average, .306
SUMMARY OF INDIVIDUAL
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F. Witzig 27 13 7 .482 1 2 0 53
B. Spaht' 19 9 1 .474 0 0 1 41
R. Strubhar 26 9 6 .346 1 0 2 53
F Bartelmay 26 9 1 .346 O 0 2 46
E. Bauman 21 7 7 .333 0 0 0 53
A. Woerner 12 4 2 .333 O 0 1 43
R. Eisele 22 4 1 .182 O 1 1 53
R Hull 15 2 2 .133 0 0 0 26
M. Rocke 13 O 1 .000 O 0 O 33
B. Musgrave 8 1 1 .125 O 1 O 18
B. Zobrist 3 0 O .OOO O 0 O 11
J. Erving 3 O 1 .000 O 0 0 9
R. Knabe 12 0 0 .OOO O 0 0 30
Strubhar, Robert CBobJ-This junior
was an impressive hitter and shortstop
for the Morton team.
Musgrave, William CBilll-A promis-
ing freshman who did some good work
on the mound. He will be missed next
year since he will not return to school.
Bauman, Eldon fFannieJ-Captain
and reliable third baseman, will be
missed on next year's squad due to
graduation. "Fannie" was always re-
lied upon to come through with the
Covill, Floyd fCoachl-A new coach
with new material did a lot to help
keep up team standards and team
squad was a
Floyd CHuskJ - This
pitcher of the Morton
good hitter and a top-
Spahr, William fBillJ-Co-captain of
the team, did a good job playing short-
stop and was relied upon for pitching
several games. He placed second in
hitting with a 474 average.
Knabe, Robert fBobJ-This capable
junior did some good work behind the
Eisele, Robert tBobJ-A good reli-
able player, took care of the left field
position very successfully. He is also
on the list of graduates and will be
missed next season.
Rocke, Merle CMerlel-He proved an
asset to this year's team through im-
pressive fielding and all around play-
ing. He too, will be missing from next
Witzig, Frederick CFrozl-A junior
who had a very impressive playing rec-
ord this year and will be valuable to
next year's squad. Froz led the hit-
ting with a 482 average.
Woerner, Alvin CAD-A right field-
er and a reliable hitter--had a good
Hull, Russell fHubbelJ-A sopho-
more who did some good Work on this
year's team and shows much promise
for next year.
Knabe, Robert fBobl-This capable
junior did some good work behind the
Mr. Hoyt: "A fool can ask more
questions than a wise man can ans-
Georgene Ueberrhein: "No wonder I
get such poor grades on your tests."
The more we study, the more we
The more we know, the more We
The more we forget, the less we
The less we know, the less we forget,
The less we forget, the more we
notch player. He will be back for two k1'10W, 7
more years of service since he is only S0 Why Study-
a sophomore. -The Senior Boys
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fT0p POW, left to fightl: Robert Strubhar, William Musgrave, Eldon Bauman, Coach Covill.
fCenter rowb: Floyd Bartelmay, Bill Spahr, Robert Knabe, Robert Eisele.
CBottom rowla Merle Rocke, Frederick Witzig, Alvin Woerner, Russell Hull.
1 Cheer Leaders
Our two super cheerleaders,
Burdell Hall and Kay Stimeling,
quickly gained the enthusiastic
support of all the fans at the
first basketball game of the sea-
The main purpose of cheerlea-
ders is to lead the yells and the
school loyalty song. Our cheer-
leaders, however, did more than
that. They entertained the crowd
with their somersaults and flips.
The game was never complete
unless Burdell or Kay succeeded
in making the crowd breathless
with their antics.
Much credit is due these two
students for the role they played
in making our athletic events so
Yes, Morton High again proudly pre-
sents her collection of trophies award-
ed her throughout the school year.
The awards this year were not only
for honors gained by the athletic de-
partment but also for those obtained
by the speech students.
Year by year our trophy case has
been filling up with the trophies that
have been awarded to our different or-
ganizations. This year a trophy for
second place in the county basketball
tournament was added. The two ban-
ners won by the speech department
through the efforts of the debate team
and the one-act play decorate the case.
The senior class also made a contribu-
tion in the form of a plaque which was
won in the inter-class basketball tour-
Morton has many trophies of which
she will always be proud.
CFirst row, left to rightl: Floyd D.
Covill, Jesse Muselman, Ernest Rassi.
CSecond rowJ: Robert Hasty, Marion
Plattner, Robert Strunk, Floyd Bartel-
may, John Jay Getz, Bill Spahr, Rus-
sell Hull, Frederick Witzig, Merle
fThird rowl: James Shipps, Gene
Miller, Marvin Getz, Ray Rein, Richard
Lang, Elwyn Miller, Alvin Woerner,
Ted Brewer, Richard Ackerman.
Coach Floyd Covill, graduate of Illi-
nois State Normal University, success-
fully took' over the position of former
Coach Jacquat, who was confined to
Oak Knoll Sanitarium last April, 1941.
Covill, with seven letter men from last
year's squad, had a fairly successful
year with 15 wins and 10 losses. They
won second place in the county tour-
nament, and finished second in the
Mackinaw Valley League. Morton had
some rather tough competition, includ-
ing such schools as Pekin, East Peoria,
Peoria Manual and Eureka.
Prospects look good for next year,
although Morton is losing such stars as
Bill Spahr, John Getz, Jesse Muselman,
Pete Plattner and Eldon Bauman. All
senior letter-men wish next year's
team best of luck and will be in there
cheering for a county championship
team. They also prophesy the return
of the cow bell and the tomahawk to
the Morton team. Three cheers for the
Cherry and Gray!
Miss Drake: "Name two pronouns."
Won 15 - Lost 10
Morton-26 Washington 30.
Morton Green Valley-27
Morton- East Peoria-38.
Morton-B Deer Creek-26.
Morton-14 Deer Creek-13.
Morton- Green Valley-22
Morton- East Peoria-29.
Getz, John fguardj-Hans, who is a
senior, was a good defensive ball play-
er. His hard driving helped Morton
overcome their opponent in many
Plattner, Marion fguardl-Pete, ci
senior, was a transfer student from
Deer Creek this vcar. He substituted
for the Morton five and played good
Rassi, Ernest fforwardj-Ernie, a
high scoring forward who has another
year of service in his high school ca-
reer, proved a great help to this year's
team with his accurate shooting.
Bartelmay, Floyd Ccenterl-Husk, a
tall man who is a good rebounder and
a good scorer, has two years of varsity
Strunk, Robert Cguardl-Bob, a cool-
headed steady playing guard, was a
great asset to the team this year and
has two more years of playing.
Spahr, Bill Cforwardl-A senior
whose hard fighting, clean playing
type of ball pulled many games out of
the fire. Bill always came through in
Muselman, Jesse fguardl-Muzzy, a
senior and a great defensive player
whose clever guarding and cool-headed
playing has kept many opponents from
high scoring, will be missed from next
Witzig, Frederick fcenterl-Froz,
6 feet 2 and every inch a good re-
bounder, rendered a great service to
this year's varsity. As he is only a
iunior he will be back for next year's
Miss Drake: "The cow was in the
pastureg what mood?"
Johnny Getz: f'The cowf'
Dick Rapp: 'fWho, me?',
Miss Drake: "A perfect recitation,
Ralph Roecker: tin math classl,
"How far are you from the correct
Marvin Getz: "Two seats?
Mr. Bender: "You missed my class
yesterday, didn't you?"
Harold Straesser: t'Not in the least,
sir, not in the least."
fTop row left to r1ghtJ John Getz Marion Plattner Floyd D Cov1l1
IC nter rowl Ernest RHSSI Floyd Bartelma y, Robert Strunk
fBottom row? B111 Spahr Jesse Muselman, Frederclk Wltzlg
William Spahr, "Bill"-Captain of
this year's squad, again came through
with a fairly successful season. Bill
ran the low hurdles, broad jumped,
hop-step-and jumped, and ran the 100
yd. dash. Bill, who is graduating this
year, will be missed from next year's
Dean Hauter, another senior, will al-
so be missed for his track ability. Dean
was prominent in running the half-
mile and in the high jump. He has
been a member of the track squad for
several years. and has always helped
out with the points he collected.
Floyd Bartelmay, "Husk", a big
sophomore, was a valuable member of
this year's squad and will be back for
several more years of service. Husk
was our "weight man" and participated
in throwing the shot put, the discus
and in running the low hurdles.
Robert Strunk, "Bob", another
sophomore letter winner who obtained
many points for the squad this year,
will be back for next year's squad. Bob
ran the 440, 220, threw the shot, and
threw the discus.
Dan Strmac, another letter-winner,
is also a sophomore. He is sufficient
proof that Morton will have a stiff
track squad next year. Dan, an excep-
tionally good dash man, ran the 220,
440 and 100 yd. dashes.
Other members of this year's squad
Bob Eisele-high jump and half mile
Ernie Rassi-pole vault
Russell Yordy-polo vault and mile
Gene Miller-100 and 220 yd. dashes
Gridley, 91 Morton, 21
Tremont, 41 Morton, 54
Green Valley, 66 Morton, 23
Tremont, 54 Morton, 46
Manito, 64 Morton 41
Tremont. 27 Morton 42
Top row: Ernest Rassi, Bill Spahr, Coach Covill.
Bottom row: Floyd Bartelmay, Dan Strmac, Dean Hauter.
CFront row, left to rightj: Gene Mil-
ler, Dan Strmac, Bill Spahr, Russell
Yordy, Vernon Zimmerman, Robert
Baurer, Merle Rocke.
CBack rowl: Robert Hasty, Richard
Lang, Husk Bartclmay, Mr. Covill,
Ernest Rassi, Bob Strunk, Bob Eisele,
Morton High School started out its
1942 track season against a strong
Gridley team on that unlucky 13th day
of April. Gridley, a tough team to beat
and one that later was crowned Mc-
Lean County champions, handed the
"Potters" a 91 to 21 trimming.
Morton went on to win the next meet
against Tremont by a 54 to 41 margin.
After this meet Morton was entered
in several major meets but failed to
draw a first place position due largely
to the inexperienced squad and lack of
material, but with several freshmen
and sophomores on this year's team,
they should make an improved show-
ing next year. Only three seniors are
on this year's squad, so schools of the
county must beware of next year's
Pa ge Fifty-two
The Morton "Potters" failed to re-
peat their third consecutive first place
trophy win in the county this year due
to the facts mentioned above, but they
were able to get a fourth place at
Delavan. The track team was repre-
sented fairly well in the district meet,
although again they failed to repeat
the fine and honorable records which
several boys set up last year.
Howard Canady: "I've added those
figures ten times , sir."
Mr. McMinn: "That's fine, my boy."
Howard: "And here are the ten ans-
- A gin:
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Front row fleft to rightl: Dean llauter, Mary Strickfaden,
Robert Eisele, Gerry Rapp, Georgene Ueberrhein, Bill Spahr.
Second row: Florence Drake, Walter Zimmerman, Martha
Ellen Reuling, Robert Hull, Helen Stetzler, Leroy Tuffent-
samer, Burdell Hall, Eldora Knoll.
Senior Class Play
"Leave It To Youth" was the play presented by
the senior class on November 18, 1941.
The play was a hilarious comedy written by
Ralph Richards. Its plot concerned the difficulties
of a college professor, his spendthrift wife, and
The play was well directed by Miss Florence
Delphine Alder ........................il................., Gerry Rapp
Lupe ....................., ...... M artha Ellen Reuling
Lois Alder ......,. ............ M ary Strickfaden
Bunny Alder ........ ......,.. G eorgene Ueberrhein
Andy Alder ...... .,...,.. W alter Zimmerman
Dyke Butler ..... . ..... Leroy Tuffentsamer
Alice ................ .,................ E ldora Knoll
Opal .....l....,..... ....... E leanor Yanchik
Lynn Cragg ..... ...,.....,...... B ill Spahr
Matt Moore ..... ............. R obert Hull
Evie Strong .....,... .....,... H elen Stetzler
Mr. Engle .................. ......... B urdell Hall
Paul Devereaux ........... ......, R obert Eisele
Dr. Raymond Alder ....... ....,,.. D ean Hauter
SENIOR DRAMATISTS IN
The Seniors were caught
in a big scene from their
successful play given in the
fall. They truly look as if
they're direct from Broad-
way, don't they?
AND SO THE STAGE
One of the prerequisites
of a successful play is good
scenery, so Ernie Rassi man-
fully climbs the ladder to
do an inspection job on the
scenery of the junior play.
CFront row, left to rightlz Edith Getz, Betty Lou Frank,
Ernest Rassi, Louise Birkey, Wilma Belsley, Marie Grimm.
lBack rowlz Doris Dietrich, Lyle Birkey, Frederick Witzig,
Ila Stieglitz, Marvin Smith, Florence M. Drake.
Junior Gloss Play
"Mother-in-Law Blues," a farce in three acts, was
presented by the junior class on May 7, 1942.
Under the capable direction of Miss Florence
Drake and by the assistance ofa student director,
Ila Jean Stieglitz, the play was a success in every
The plot centered around a newly married couple
and their inquisitive neighbor. The name of a girl,
an airplane and a baby befuddled the young wife
so that she became jealous of her husband. Many
The cast was as follows:
Honey Dillon ,....,i,.......i...,...........,,... Louise Mae Birkey
Frances Biddle .,.,,.....,i.,...... ..,........... D oris Dietrich
Woody Dillon iii.... ......... F rederick Witzig
Lucky Mills cci... ............. E rnest Rassi
Rita Harvard ,,.,.... ................ C arol Strunk
Angel ....ii........,,....,iiii.., ........ I la Jean Stieglitz
Harvey Mortimer iii,..... .,........,...... L yle Birky
Mrs. Tabatha Squib ....... .............. E dith Getz
Sylvia Arthur ....,........,.. .............. B etty Frank
Orson Tuttle ,..........,.. .............. M arvin Smith
Baby Rita i................ ...... S haron Rae Covill
Hester Cummings ,.,. . .,............... Wilma Belsley
Mrs, Anna Hare ..... .....,.. M arie Eunice Grimm
First row, left to right: Robert Eisele, Robert Grimm, Burdell Hall, Leroy Tuffentsamer, Nelson
Roth, Margaret Hauter, Joan Getz, Alice Rocke, Irene Moushon, Katherine Crager, Robert Hull,
Edith Stuckey, Verna Roth, Betty Gerber, Madeline Schick, Lorcne Comstock, Marilyn Mueller,
Gerry Roecker, Lucille Jacob, Doris Dietrich, Dorothea Glock, Gloria Sorenson, Anita Miller.
Second row: Dean Hauter, Maxine Schick, Sam Gerbeg, Lucille Slagel, Leda Litwiller, Mary
Strickfaden, Dorothy Getz, Ernestine Duke, Dorothy Roecker, Bernice Allenspach, Carolyn Visser-
ing, Ruth Roth, Verna Birkey, Norma Grimm, Geraldine Krug, Gerry Rapp, Jean Shipp, Elda
Birkey, Donna Miller, June Litwiller, Ada Staker, Evelyn Staker, Margaret Schmallenberger, Ver-
elda Rocke, Dorothy Bauman, Ruth Ann Roecker, Irene Ackerman, Louise Mae Birkey, Shirley
Kruse, Eldora Knoll, Marie Eunice Grimm, Judith K. Spellenberg.
4Third rowl: Wayne Gerber, Marvin Getz, Ivan Steiner.
Bob Stephenson, Virginia Ritthaler, Kay Stimeling, Dorothy
Schwartzentraub, Bernadine Geiger, Eunice Stieglitz, Alice
Muselman, Erma Rocke, Ardith Pool, Helen Ryan, Ilene
Kruse, Edna Getz, Doris Roth, Betty Lou Frank, Violet
Diemer, Eileen Zimmerman, Phyllis Pool, Lois Smith, Edith
The operetta 'tAnd It Rainedu, by Clark, Lee and
Clark, was presented by the combined choruses on
March 23. This year's production was given in the
form of a broadcast over our local station, M.T.H.S.
Announcer ,oo,,. A .. ,,,,,, .ool,,,,..,.,,o,,o,,,..,,,o.,,,,o, B ob Hull
Mr- Wise ,,.o,o,L,,, tuu... ,..... L e roy Tuffentsamer
M'lle Marie Caray ..,L,,,,,.o Gloria Sorensen
Dennis Black . aaaa . L. ,,,,L,LL,.,, -Dean Hauter
Mazie Black .o,. o,....L,...,. A nita Miller
Mrs. Wise L..L... ..... L...l.. D o rothea Glock
Maibelle Rich .... L , .L..... LL..... D oris Dietrich
Steele Black L... ...... ....... N elson Roth
John Rich .........,. L.i...............L...L...... B ob Eisele
Curly Rich ............ . ..L.L. .....L . .....L..L.. B urdell Hall
Jack and Fred ..L. Bob Eisele, Nelson Roth
A good production re-
quires many practice hours.
Shown here is an energetic
group practicing for the op-
eretta given as a broadcast.
A little louder, please!
1. Spahr coaches first. 2. Late comers?
3. Dinner time. 4. Louis Belsley whams
one. 5. Bob Hull-just leaving. 6. When
day is done. 7. Merle Rocke, star play-
er. 8. Well, well, Gerry and Ella Marie.
9. Miss Henson arrives. 10. Out at first!
Thru The Yecir
Off to a fresh start! Approxi-
mately 218 students, old and new, en-
tered the portals of M. T. H. S. to
begin another year of learnin'.
The Sophomore boys decided it was
"high time" some of the greenness
was removed from the freshman lads,
so with a little H20 they began their
much loved task.
Social Science Club had their first
meeting of the year and welcomed
Mr. Bender as new advisor.
The poor sleepyheads of the sum-
mer had a sad awakening when upon
arriving a few minutes after 8:30,
they were informed that they were
to arrive on time or else! Shame on
you, Verla and Eleanor!
One of the brilliant seniors just
discovered that there are only fi
months 3 weeks and 4 days of school
and then vacation time again!
Social Science Club and the Chor-
us met and elected officers.
Why can't some people learn that
a library is not a place in which to
talk? This is Miss Drake's query.
It would have been a keen day to
go swimming, but instead we had to
"dive" into school work.
The band is getting back into the
"swing of things". It really sounds
good. The boys played their first
baseball game and lost to Delavan.
Miss Spellenberg directed band to-
day to give Mr. Bender a chance to
Our baseball game lost the second
game today when they played Min-
ier at home. Let's see you chalk up
some victories, boys!
The freshmen weiner roast was
really "swell," so all the freshies said.
We were just wondering why they
had so much fun?
A bunch of the senior girls seemed
to forget that school started at 1 P. M.
and they "dashed in" just a few min-
utes before the deadline.
In spite of the nice home run Bob
Strubhar made, the team lost the
game at Green Valley. The first
social hour was given by the seniors-
They called it a "Post Initiation Ball"
in honor of the freshmen, and really
had quite an affair for the dear fresh-
ies-made a nice handful of money
for their treasury, too!
Fifty students went to Pekin to
hear the Navy Band give their after-
Well, well! We beat Armington in
a 9 inning thriller on our own dia-
There are more people that are on
the brink of being excused from the
library, so it seems.
Burdell was supposed to have fal-
len out of the window today.
The stuff that was raining from the
ceiling turned out to be buckshot
instead of plaster as Miss Spellenberg
The juniors looked at class rings
While writing up an experiment,
Bob Eisele had the misfortune of hav-
ing a hole burned in his pants, tin
some mysterious wayl so that ex-
plains why he is walking around
school with a rather long sport coat
Juniors installed a coke machine
today so that was a welcome addition
to all those who prefer that "pause
that refreshes." Seniors looked at
pictures from two different studios.
An extraordinary large number of
library passes were issued today,
meaning that M. T. H. S. is requiring
1. Is that Edith S.? 2. Now boys, be
good. 3. Clyde Bruell, esquire. 4. "Gym"
time. 5. Planning for night! 6. West ex-
it. 7. Science students at work. 8. Rich,
Dean and Lloyd. 9. Building airplanes.
10. Back stage at Senior play. 11. Nat-
1. Harlan Tarbell, magician. 2. What's
the matter girls? 3. Our Alma Mater.
4. Dick helps out Santa. 5. Ethel Mae
G., Dot Getz and Lila M. 6. Unwrap
your present, Verla. 7. The Nativity.
8. Hello, Doris! 9. We want a basket,
more studious people! Seniors looked
at more pictures.
The daily jug list seems to be in-
creasing- What does this mean?
Miss Grush had a little trouble
keeping her first hour study hall in
order. Such an "ornery" bunch.
It's surely funny to walk past the
office about 8:30 A. M. to see so many
"kids" waiting for admittance slips in
order to get to their class after they
have been absent a day.
The upper classmen have decided to
put freshies in their places and not
allow them to shoot paper Wads in
Everyone looked kind of serious
minded today and did a little more
studying or cramming. Know why?
Six weeks exam's!
The rest of the exams were given.
Juniors gave a social hour and made
a lot of money.
Overheard one of the sophomore
girls remark this morning that she
couldn't understand how the week-
ends could pass by so quickly. She
was yawning as she said it.
Everyone was taking notice. of the
bright plaid shirt Clyde B. is "sport-
A few freshmen boys decided to go
out the window at noon instead of us-
ing the door.
Mr. Bill Bone, a lecturer and hum--
orist, recited poetry to us. The sen-
iors "ruled" and saw to it that the
freshmen sat on the lower bleachers.
At 3:15 report cards were brought
forward, so now the story of the first
six weeks is out.
Raining again! It has rained each
Monday for weeks and weeks.
It surely is amusing to watch all
the G. A- A. girls grab their coats and
dash out at 3:15 to go down to bowl.
Senior play try-outs for "Leave It
Senior play cast was announced and
their practice held.
Merle Rocke fell asleep in English
class today and felt much better af-
ter his nap. Everyone reading comic
books instead of studying.
"Slim" Strunk is going around sing-
ing "Is It Love Or Is It Conscription?"
Every member of Social Science
Club is busy planning the Hallowe'en
social hour for Friday night. Had vis-
itors at play practice.
Slim has made up his mind. It's
Some Halloween pranksters got an
old car up to the front door of the
school some way. The Halloween soc-
ial hour was grand, even the cider and
doughnuts and that fortune teller!
Everyone was glad to see the postal
card that was posted on the bulletin
board from Ruppy, our former science
teacher who is now in England.
Jack Bradley was aimlessly wander-
ing around again today.
Pete Plattner has been showing up
pretty regularly at school. Either
mother is getting tired of signing ex-
cuses, or Pete has turned over a new
leaf. English III class was astonished
to see that it was snowing a little.
Even Miss Spellenberg was surprised.
Seniors went to Art Foto in Bloom-
ington to have their pictures taken,
and all seniors Uspruced up" a bit!
Our faculty attended the state
teacher's conference in Urbana. No
classes for the day.
A few senior boys went pheasant
hunting, bagged two pheasants, 10
1.Husk jumps for one. 2. Jack in geom-
etry class. 3. Spahr shoots one. 4. A
Christmas present. 5. Nellie cutting
capers. 6. George and Gerry. 7. Kay
Stimeling, acrobat! 8. Is that Charles?
0. Come on, Pete.
1. Our tourney trophy. 2. Edith Stuck-
ey "tickles the ivoriesf' 3. Gene M. and
Elda Birkey 4. And so, etc. and blah-,
5. Trick shot artist. 6. A quiet study
hall-flVIac'sJ. 7. Drop it in, John! 8. I
S. N. U. choir. 9. Hi, "Nits!"
Armistice Day, so no school: but sen-
ior play practice went on early in the
morning until noon.
Informal pictures of different groups
were taken for the Cauldron. It was
a nice day for a change. We even had
Verna and Elda Birkey had quite a
job trying to tell which lunch was
which, but Verna finally grabbed the
For some unknown reason Carol
Strunk had to remove her shoes in
geometry class. Sophomores spon-
sored a skating party at Fernwood.
Senior play cast gave a skit taken
from their play at an assembly.
Funny thing-all the books fell from
the book case in the assembly. Sen-
ior play, Great talent shown by en-
Kay Stimeling and Burdell Hall' were
elected cheer leaders and will make
our cheering section very colorful with
their various acrobatic stunts.
It took Mary Rohlfing a whole per-
iod to figure out that she was 204
First basketball game. We beat Tre-
mont 27-18. Pep Club, band and new
cheer leaders all performed.
That "wacky" bunch of junior girls
drew names for Christmas exchange.
There is some question as to whether
or not the boys should be allowed to
sit in the library with pipes in their
mouths! What's this trick about a bot-
tle cap and two pennies that's going
In order to read the funnies and still
look industrious, George Bartelmay
had to prop up his big orange notebook
in front of the funny paper in studv
My, time flies! Report cards came
out again today. Played Deer Creek
in a "knock down and drag out" battle.
which We won 14-13.
A certain sophomore girl arrived at
8:45 and still looked pretty sleepy.
It is the hardest thing in the world
to find a pencil sharpener in school.
This explains why three boys arrived
to their English class so late, so they
After two wins we lost a hard game
to one of our great rivals, Mackinaw.
We lost our much loved tomahawk.
Everyone down in the dumps about
our losing that game last night. The
G. A. A. girls went over to the Y. W.
C. A. for health examinations so that
they may swim.
Everyone drew a name out of the
box after assembly for our Christmas
party- All of the team's loyal fans
went to Pekin only to see our boys lose
a thrilling game.
A serious minded student body and
faculty went to the gym at 11:30 to
hear President Roosevelt give his dec-
laration of war message to congress.
In the afternoon two educational mov-
ies on T. B. were presented.
Our team Went to Washington and
really won a thriller from the Wash-
ington boys. Saw our old classmate
Wesleyan quartet came to entertain
us in assembly.
T. B. tests were offered to any ot
the studeits who wished them. Dr.
Harlan, Tarbell brought his tricks of
magic to M. T. H. S.
The Potters took an easy victory
down in Green Valley.
Everyone full of pep today. The
"Three Musketeers" were excused
from senior English class.
1. Bob Dausmann in shop. 2. Burdy
and Kay, our cheerleaders. 3. Yum,
yum! 4. The team. 5. Harriet makes
out the "jug" list. 6. Watch Spahr,
"Hans" 7. Valentine's Day celebration.
8. Cauldron business manager, Mary
1. Picnic in shorthand class. 2. Two
conspirators. 3. Strmac wins the 440!
4. Hocus-pocus, al-a-ca-zam! 5. Lyle
Birky, chief operator. 6. Dean Hauter
goes up. 7. Jack and Carol. 8. "Jam-
session." 9. Ready, aim-!
Potters chalked up another win by
At last! The seniors received their
pictures from Art Foto, and were they
Almost every boy in school is eating
that sticky Christmas candy.. You'd
think they'd pass it around. The chor-
us gave a simple but impressive
The big attraction at the Xmas party
was Santa Claus C?J who had a gift for
cveryoneg and then oh! what a mess
in the study hall!
After that long vacation it's pretty
hard to get back in the groove again.
Five seniors got rowdy in afternoon
English class, so out they went.
The girls in gym class were heard
discussing "the night before" instead
of taking gym.
Miss Drake is having such a time
making out the library fines.
The "industrious" students who
would like to sharpen tlfeir pencils
have a time finding pencil sharpeners.
Some letters were being passed
around in the study hall this morning-
Oh boy! 1
No school today because of Institute.
We played Stanford here and lost in
a double overtime?
Where did all the paper come from
in the English room.
Big fight over funny papers fourth
Played in Tremont and beat 'emi
Sophomores rejoice in contest.
Two naughty boys ushered to study
hall from geometry class.
Miss Spellenberg's class had a party
with penny suckers!
Individual pictures of lower classmen
were taken. Boys all look so "cute" in
Approximately eight boys skipped
school to see a good show.
Our much loved tomahawk was pre-
sented to the cheerleaders in assembly.
Illy S. calmly walked in at 1:20 and
said she was so busy talking to "Lem"
she didn't notice the time.
Sophomore boys match pennies dur-
ing their jug session.
Ernie Rassi "dead to the world" in
economics class today.
Mysterious persons kept knocking on
Am. History door all period.
Another dreary Monday and a lot of
people look as if they could stand a
little sleep, as usual.
Big pep meeting before our first
game in county tournament.
Everyone glad about winning our
first game from green valley.
Home Ec. Club serves a chili lunch
We beat Mackinaw in the semi-finals
of the tournament.
Everyone disappointed because we
lost to Washington in the finals, but
that second place trophy is good look-
ing too. I
Fritz tried to crawl back into geom-
etry class but was unsuccessful.
Speech class presented a nice as-
sembly program in the afternoon.
February 13 ,
Everyone taking care because today
is Friday the 13th. .
Junior boys call important class
meeting! Only two show up, as usual.
Beat Deer Creek in an uninteresting
Eureka quartet entertains assembly.
Three seniors still in the dark as to
how their names were learned by the
quartet for that crazy song.
Social Science Club held an impor-
tant meeting about the trip they will
Mr. Hilkey recites poems by James
Whitcomb Riley in assembly.
Speech class gave one act play for
About six "kids" walked into Am.
Problems with handsful of pop corn.
Georgene worried over complicated
At least nine boys spent an enjoy-
able lunch hour riding around town
honking the horn.
We lost our last game of the season
A few band members had a regular
"swing" session before band.
Verelda had the misfortune of tumb-
ling down the steps.
Senior boys appear in their oldest
clothes. Girls in library admire hitch-
hikers across the street.
Pete Plattner gave an extensive
speech about farm life in American,
Dr. Sanford spoke to Assembly.
Dr. Sanford conducts private inter-
views for the Juniors and Seniors.
Burdell's temper got the better of
him. Result: No speech.
Can you imagine Betty Hager being
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Social Science Club sponsored a
Half of the study hall was sound
asleep fourth hour. Spring already?
Largest jug of school year.
Some of the boys coaxed a large
black dog into the school, much to
Fritz W. enjoyed a 40 minute siesta
in the sunshine on the front steps.
Freshman class sponsored a social
Geometry class celebrated a birth-
day by having a real party With birth-
day cake during class hour.
Delmas Staker hurried to office only
to find that no one really Wanted him
on the telephone.
Tuffy supplied study hall with crack-
ers which tasted just like "bird seed".
Mary McHenry tormented by too
many people pulling her long curls.
Dot Rapp laughed herself sick over
a joke someone told her.
Eunice Stieglitz delights in teasing
. The boys are Wearing out their ver-
sion of "Deep in the Heart of Texas".
Miss Drake got fooled more than
once on April Fool's Day.
Sophomores sponsored a magician-
most students attended matinee to get
out of afternoon classes.
Merle Rocke entertained himself in
English class with latest song hit
Bob Grimm suggested that some peo-
ple drink more "No Nod".
County Literary and Music meet.
Speech class visited Washington
high school and gave a one-act play
for their assembly.
Mr. Fenton talked to assembly on
"Does Crime Pay?"
Seniors were given day off to attend
Joe Jacob amused his whole class by
hiding one of the girl's purses.
County Literary and Music Meet.
Marty Reuling struggled all period
with her algebra problems.
Washington High supplied our stu-
dent body With many laughs with the
clever program they gave us.
Betty Gerber ended a perfect week
by not being tardy one morning ol'
Three sophomore girls took turns
combing each other's hair during noon
Band presented annual spring con-
Husk B. takes over as a capable li-
Social Science Club members leave
by bus for a three day trip to Chicago.
Eldora Knoll and Bob Eisele spent an
entire period exchanging notes in
Miss Grush smiled her prettiest for a
picture in one of her classes.
Six girls took "time out" in gym
class to play "hide and go seek".
Illy and Yannie succeeded in eating
an all day sucker in one period.
Some saddle shoes sailed through
the air in first hour study hall.
Warm weather encouraged four boys
to go for a swim in Mackinaw river.
All boys running popularity race to
see which will receive most invitations
from the girls to the G. A. A. banquet.
Muzzy decided shorthand would be
an asset in taking notes in Mr. Bend-
Bookkeeping class still struggling
with practice sets.
Junior play "Mother-in-Law Blues"
G. A. A. and Home Ec. gave a tea for
the mothers of all boys and girls of the
Seniors have their last class Weiner
County track meet at Delavan.
Juniors entertain seniors at the Jef-
ferson Hotel in Peoria.
G. A. A. gave their annual banquet.
Fifty-one seniors graduate from M.
T. H. S.
'Twas in the summer of '48 that we
were rolling up the International High-
way No. 97 in the general direction of
Chicago. In the seat of our Packard
Convertible were Alvin Getz, Robert
Leader, and Bob Eisele, who was at
the wheel. The speedometer read a
steady 75 along the big eight-lane
We were on a sightseeing tour of
the nation to observe the present stat-
us of our former classmates. Thus far
we were two hours out of Morton. We
had eaten at Lloyd Miller's Grill or the
Chromium Club. This was located ap-
proximately two miles from Richard
Belsley's farm. Rich, it seems, had mar-
ried Betty Hager in the summer of
Pursuing our course we continued on
to Chicago. At the city limits we were
halted by a traffic jam. Quietly walk-
ing up to the head of the line we ob-
served a '38 Buick. It was Carl Keister
greatly in need of a slight push. After
aiding the forlorn Carl we proceeded
to Fourteenth Street and Lexington
Avenue. Here we met the charming
newlyweds, Elton Getz and his blush-
ing bride of two hours, Helen Good-
year. After giving them our congrat-
ulations and receiving three cigars
fWhite Owl brandl we went to the
loop. We turned on the radio only to
have it squeak like Mildred Guler in
English class. So we drove to the
nearest station which surprisingly
enough was Don "Slim" Strunk's gar-
age. We were told it would take quite
a little time to fix the radio, so we set
out on foot. We returned in about five
minutes to find Merle Rocke feverishly
applying the greasegun to our Pack-
ard. A pair of number twelve shoes
sticking out the front door resembled
those of Eldon Bauman,
Once again on our way we heard a
feminine voice, which belonged to
none other than Georgene Ueberrhein
rendering in shrill tones upon the sub-
ject of fenders to a woe-begone Sam
Gerber, who stood gazing dolefully at
-ATHE CAULDRON -
his well nigh demolished trousers.
Sam remarked that he would have to
see his insurance agent Jesse Musel-
man. Our gaze drifted off to our right
to the curbing, where we observed Bill
Spahr and his wife of four years, Doro-
thea Glock, who were munching pea--
nuts which rightfully belonged to an
unsuspecting peanut vender. Bob Hull.
Hull's little monkey was chattering
away like a North Carolina tobacco
We stayed at the Stevens Hotel, as
usual. Here Alvin received a telegram
from his wife, the former Florence
Birky, to purchase a certain hat for
which she had need. He dashed madly
down the street as we headed wearily
for the elevator. However, a group of
milling children blocked our path. We
observed that the overseer of the
group was the former Verna Birkey,
now a social science teacher at the
Groveland High School. Verna declined
to comment upon her husband, Bur-
dell Hall, the harsh principal of the
Allentown High School.
Alvin flopped in through the door at
about one thirty a. m. tafter mid-
nightl. We immediately demanded an
explanation. He remarked in return
that he had been unfortunately de-
layed at "Butch's Baloney Joint" by
the proprietor, Leroy Tuffentsamer.
We could guess the rest.
Bright and early, at least bright, the
next morning at about ten-thirty we
set out for Cicero-since we planned
to head for Omaha, Nebraska as soon
as possible. We stopped at the sight
of a girl looking dejectedly at her hus-
band and a very flat tire. The girl
turned out to be Verla Geiger, and her
spouse was Walter Zimmerman. We
then took Verla and Walt. to Verelda
Rocke's combination "Double or Noth-
in" drive-in and garage. Here we left
them, and proceeded on our way. Up-
on our arrival in Omaha we observed
two wagging heads sticking out of an
open manhole. The men behind the
grease turned out to be Dean A. Hau-
ter and John J. Getz. Dean was indig-
nantly waving an arm oratorically,
while John simply turned the air blue
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with a few choice words of his own.
We asked Johnny about his married
life. He grinned broadly and said he
had wed Lucille Slagell.
At this point we stored our car and
boarded a plane for the coast. Arriv-
ing in Los 'Angeles we first purchased
a newspaper. Here in big black print
we found the story of the elopement
of Miss Norma Jean Stieglitz and Ed-
die Wanner. We were simply over-
joyed tso was Eddiel.
We strolled down Hollywood Blv'd
to La Brea and then south. Here Alvin
stopped and whistled in awe at some-
thing. Knowing him to be married we
knew it wasn't a girl, so the next guess
was candy. So into the Elizabethan
Candy Shoppe we advanced to meet
On to the Brown Derby we went.
Here our hostess turned out to be none
other than Ella Marie Baier. She ad-
vised us that Eleanor Yanchik, Mary
Rohlfing and Harriet Schrock were the
cigarette girls in the same establish-
ment, In this establishment puffing
on a big, long, black cigar was Pete
Plattner, the famous beer bottle cap
magnate. His beautiful wife, the for-
mer Gerry Rapp, was with him.
We received a wire from our em-
ployer telling us to hotfoot it home,
so we left by plane the next mornlng.
At Ottumwa, Iowa we meandered out
to the airport, and after Alvin had
chartered a Waco for a hurry-up trip
home, we bid him adieu. However since
the motor did not function properly, a
Chunky figure came rolling down the
runway on a scooter. Delmas Staker
gingerly inserted his head under the
cowl and produced a faulty sparkplug.
He replaced it with a Ritthaler V-3
plug, manufactured by the R. Louis
Dick. Rapp piloted the machine, As
we entered Illinois, Leader remarked
that our directions were wrong, so we
hailed a garbage truck. Perched upon
a mountainous pile of magnificant
grapefruit rinds was Edward Schmid-
gall. Eisele noticed the grapefruit
rinds were stamped M. E. R. Schmid-
gall told Eisele that Martha Reuling
had quit her job of cowpunching on
Leda Litwiller's ranch to raise grape-
After much deliberation we again
grimly set forth in search of our old
home town. Eisele, while looking at
some house numbers on a street in
Pekin, scraped fenders with Maxine
Schick. She laughed at us, and said
that her diplomatic insurance agent,
Miss Eldora Knoll, would adjust mat-
ters with our insurance company, the
Morton Insurance Corporation, headed
by Edna Getz.
Mary Strickfaden and Ruth Ann
Roecker hailed us as they were en-
tering the Pekin theatre. Here were
Helen Stetzler in the ticket office 'and
Verna Belsley selling Four Roses for a
After two hours of consistent per-
sistance, Leader persuaded R. F. to ac-
company him home, where we grog-
gily leave you for another fate, be it
better or otherwise.
Note: All remarks contained herein
are not necessarily those of a sane
man, or that drunk you saw last night
on 43rd Street.
By Robert Leader, Robert
Eisele, Alvin Getz
Mr. Hatcher: "Verla, wake up Pete
Verla Geiger: "You do itg you put
him to sleep."
Miss Waldorf: "Do you serve crabs
Ella Marie Baier: "We serve anyone,
Tramp: "Could you give a poor fel-
low a bite?"
Housewife: "I don't bite, but I'll call
At the beginning of the school year
in 1938, fifty-two Freshies entered the
portals of M. T. H. S. as the largest and
probably the greenest class ever to
enter our school up to that time.
In organizing our class, we chose
Miss Opal Kern as our class advisor,
Dean Hauter as president, Martha El-
len Reuling as vice-president and
Robert Hull as secretary-treasurer.
Being ambitious and eager for ac-
tion, members of the class participated
in nearly all school activities. Our
representatives in debate were Doro-
thea Glock, Marty Reuling and Dean
Hauter. Gerry Rapp was elected vice-
president of Home Economics and Ver-
la Geiger was treasurer of G. A. A. The
following represented us in band: Mar-
ty Reuling, Norma Stieglitz, Betty Ha-
ger, Georgene Ueberrhein, Ella Marie
Baier, Verla Geiger, Eleanor Yanchik,
Gerry Rapp, Richard Rapp, Dean Hau-
ter and Bob Hull. We also had many
members in chorus, and Dorothea
Glock won first place in the county's
Bill Spahr, John Getz, Jess Musel-
man, Robert Hull and Elton Getz rep-
resented us in basketball, in baseball
were Jess Muselman, Bill Spahr, Carl
Keister and Eldon Bauman, and in
track were Jess Muselman and Bill
In the autumn of 1939 only fifty stu-
dents returned to good old Alma Mater
to continue their search for knowledge.
We organized with Gerry Rapp as pres-
ident, Eleanor Yanchik as vice-presi-
dent and John Getz as secretary-treas-
urer. Ralph McMinn was chosen as our
The prominence of our class was
shown by the numerous offices in
school activities held by our class-
mates. Robert Hull was elected vice-
president of the Athletic Association.
Our representatives in debate were
Mary Strickfaden, Georgene Ueberr-
hein and Dean Hauter. Ella Marie
Baier was elected secretary of G. A. A.
and Dean Hauter was vice-president of
both the band and the Camera Club.
Those entering band in addition to last
year's list were Edna Getz and Burdell
Hall. We were well represented in
chorus although none of us held an
The outstanding athletes in basket-
ball were Jess Muselman, John Getz
and Eldon Bauman.
Having passed the half-way mark,
and being ready to assume the role of
upper-classmen, we entered our third
year of high school in 1940. Class of-
fices were filled by Robert Hull as pres-
ident, Gerry Rapp as vice-president,
Mary Strickfaden as secretary-treas-
urer and Ralph McMinn as advisor.
Marty Reuling was chosen as vice-
president of G. A. A. Many juniors
joined the Social Science Club. Bur-
dell Hall was elected program chair-
man. We were represented in debate
by Dean Hauter and Mary Strickfaden.
Robert Hull was again elected vice-
president of the Athletic Association.
All the band and chorus members were
back in their places. Dean Hauter
was secretary-treasurer of chorus.
Dean took first place in the county's
vocal contest. Officers of the Camera
Club were Dick Rapp, vice-president.
and Mary Strickfaden, secretary-treas-
We were well represented in the ath-
letic field. In basketball this year
were John Getz, Jess Muselman, Bill
Spahr and Eldon Bauman. In baseball
we had Jess Muselman, Bill Spahr, El-
don Bauman, Kenneth Worner, Bob
Eisele and Carl Keister. The following
were successful in track: Bill Spahr,
John Getz, Jess Muselman and Dean
"Look Who's Here," was the class
play presented by the Juniors. Mem-
bers of the cast were Leroy Tuffent-
samer, John Getz, Marty Reuling, Bob
Eisele, Verla Geiger, Mary Rohlfing,
Eldora Knoll, Betty Hager and Norma
Stieglitz. The play was under the di-
rection of Miss Florence Stewart.
The responsibility of publishing the
Philosopher was taken on by our
class, and the industrious staff had
Dean Hauter as editor for the first sem-
ester and Marty Reuling for the second
The outstanding social event of the
year was the Junior-Senior banquet
which was held at the Pere Marquette
Hotel in Peoria.
At the opening of the 1941 school
season, fifty-two students prepared to
take over the distinguished duties of
seniors at M. T. H. S. Within a few
days we elected Robert Hull as presi-
dent, Robert Eisele as vice-president
and Mary Strickfaden as secretary-
treasurer. Ralph McMinn was again
chosen as our class advisor, and, due to
the increase in class activities, Floyd
Covill was also chosen as an advisor.
The senior class play, t'Leave It To
Youthf, was the first dramatic produc-
tion of the year. It was a great suc-
cess and was under the capable direc-
tion of Miss Florence Drake. The fol-
lowing were members of the cast: Ger-
ry Rapp, Marty Reuling, Helen Stetz-
ler, Georgene Ueberrhein, Eleanor Yan-
chik, Eldora Knoll, Mary Strickfaden,
Robert Eisele, Bob Hull, Dean Hauter,
Burdell Hall, Leroy Tuffentsamer, Bill
Spahr and Walt. Zimmerman.
Two seniors holding offices in the
Athletic Assocation were Bob Hull as
president and Jess Muselman as vice-
president. In G. A. A. Mary Rohlfing
represented us as president. Many
seniors were members of the Social
Science Club. Gerry Rapp was elected
as president, Verna Birkey as vice-
president, Burdell Hall as secretary
and Marty Reuling as business man-
ager. In the spring of this year this
club made a trip to Chicago, visiting
various places of interest. Dean Hau-
tcr and Mary Strickfaden again repre-
sented our class in debate.
Most of the seniors returned to their
places in band and chorus. Bob Hull
was elected president of the band, Dean
Hauter, president of the chorus, and
Burdell Hall secretary-treasurer of the
chorus. Dorothea Glock again won
first place in the county's vocal con-
Our class, as usual, was well repre-
sented in sports. Those in basketball
were Bill Spahr, captain, Jess Musel-
man, John Getz, Pete Plattner and
Eldon Bauman. Burdell Hall repre-
sented our class in sports by being one
of the cheerleaders. Our participants
in baseball were Eldon Bauman, Bob
Elsele and Bill Spahr. The senior
track-men were Dean Hauter, Bill
Spahr and Bob Eisele. Merle Rocke
was appointed assistant manager of
the Athletic Association.
As usual, we, the seniors, took upon
ourselves the task of publishing the
annual yearbook, the Cauldron. We
chose Dean Hauter as editor and Marty
Reuling as assistant editor.
As guests of the Junior Class, we
climaxed our four years of school life
by enjoying the Junior-Senior banquet
held at the Jefferson Hotel in Peoria.
We, as a class, have worked dili-
gently, and feel that we have accom-
plished many worthwhile things. We
have been very active in the past four
years of school life, and it is our desire
that our class may be remembered as
one of the most outstanding ever to
leave M. T. H. S.
By Verna Birkey and Mary
LaVerne Apple-"Sweet As Apple
Lucille Bauer-"It's So Peaceful"
Kenneth Belsley-"He's Just a Coun-
try Boy at Heart"'
Wilma Belsley-"Sweet and Low"
Louise Mae Birkey--"Turkey In The
Lyle Birky-"When I Grow Too Old
Jacqueline Bradley-"My Melan-
Martha Jane Burger-"Strawberry
Doris Dietrich-"Ain't She Sweet"
Betty Lou Frank-"Betty Co-ed"
Betty Gerber-"Mexicali Rose"
Edith Getz-"Edie Was a Lady"
Marie Grimm-"Ah, Marie"
Joe Jacob-"Wha' Cha Know Joe"
Florence Gunther-"Flo' Gently"
Robert Hasty-"Somebody Else Is
Taking My Place"
Ila Hochstetler--"I Don't Want To
Set the World On Fire"
Ray Huette-"Back In the Saddle
Marilyn Martin - "Sophisticated
Dorothy Mae Rapp-'tGirl of My
Ernie Rassi-"I'm a Rambling
Raymond Rein-'Time Was"
Mildred Risen-"Rose of Washington
Verna Roth-"My Momma Don' Tol'
Marvin Smith-"Wynkin, Blynkin
Ila Jean Stieglitz-"Dark Eyes"
Robert Strubhar-"It Makes No Dif-
Carol Strunk-"St. Louis Blues"
Edith Stuckey-" A String of Pearls"
Ruth Tuffentsamer-"Sleepy Time
Fritz Witzig-"Honey Dear"
June Yentes-"I"ive Foot Two, Eyes
Club Expert: "The trouble with your
golf game is that you don't address the
Marty Reuling: "Well, I was polite to
that darn ball as long as possible."
James Tiller: "I'd like a book, Miss
Miss Drake: "Something light?
James: "It doesn't matter. I have
my bicycle with me."
Senior Cldss Will
We, the class of 1942 of the Morton
Township High School, in considerae
tion of the fact that our high school
life must soon close, and being without
doubt of sane mind and good judgment
do hereby legally declare this our last
will and testament.
To the school we bequeath a loud-
speaker to read the announcements
concerning those attending the 9th
To the junior class we bequeath our
much used original grammar books in
order to save them a quarter.
To the sophomore class we will the
honor of going on a Social Science
trip and returning in the same, or ai
better, state of mind.
'To the freshmen or beginners de-
partment, we heroically leave our sur-
To Mr. Hatcher we will a time clock
so that he may keep track of all tardy
To Mr. McMinn we will a quiet 9th
hour study hall so there will be no need
of a 10th hour study hall.
To Miss Waldorf we bequeath a larg-
er group of students in the library
To Miss Wheeler we give etiquette
books concerning future secretaries to
be distributed among her pupils.
To Mr. Hoyt we will a carload of pop,
cake and ice cream so he can treat the
physics class the last day of school.
To Miss Drake we bequeath our love
for English literature - especially
To Miss Spellenberg we will better
judges so her chorus will get first place
at the next county contest.
To Mr. Bender we fill several history
books to be distributed among several
To Mr. Covill we will a play-pen for
his little daughter. COf course he may
use it himself.J
To Miss Grush we bequeath an an-
gelic geometry class-such as ours al-
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Ella Marie Baier wills her parking
place on the driveway to Dorothy Mac
Eldon Bauman gives up his chair in
the back of the English classroom to
George Bartelmay. LCareful, George.
sleeping sickness is catchyl.
Richard Belsley wills his ability to
find out choice bits of smalltalk to Dick
Verna Belsley gives her sister Wilma
to any nice MORTON boy.
Verna Birkey wills her ability to
play more than study and still be a
good student to Lucille Bauer.
Florence Birky wills her skating
dates to Katherine Crager.
Robert Eisele wills his amorous note
writing ability to Mabel Belsley.
Elizabeth Frank wills her daily train
rides home to any traveling salesman.
Verla Geiger wills her classroom
snacks to Lila Mathis.
Sam Gerber wills his first semester
tardy slip to the paper campaign for
Alvin Getz wills his slow motion ac-
tions fwhich he has patentedl to Dick
Edna Getz wills a dance with "a
strawberry blonde" to anyone inter'-
Elton Getz leaves his Mercury to any
interested person fOh Yeah! IJ
John Getz bequeaths his ability to
make funny faces to Russell Yordy.
Dorothea Glock wills her twittering
voice and her awards to Doris Diet-
To Doris Fort, Helen Goodyear
leaves her ear rings and make-up kit.
Mildred Guler wills her diary of daily
gossip to the Philosopher.
Betty Hager wills her "come hither"
and Hscram buddy" looks to Gerry
Burdell Hall wills his success as a
cheer leader to Ernestine Duke.
To Alice Rocke, Dean Hauter wills
his big feet.
Robert Hull bequeaths a third term
for president to Bob Strunk.
Carl Kiester wills his ability to make
bigger and better paper wads to Bob
Eldora Knoll wills her "wistful lov-
er's look" to Carol Strunk.
Robert Leader wills his reducing
formula to James Tiller.
Leda Litwiller wills her part interest
in the cat skeleton in the lab to Edith
Lloyd Miller bequeaths his twenty-
one Shakespeare passages to Elwyn
Jesse Muselman wills his copy of
'tHow To Win, Friends and Influence
People" to Ernie Rassi.
Pete Plattner wills his red socks to
Ray Rein so that Ray can "set the
world on fire".
Gerry Rapp wills her "man trouble"
to Margie Getz.
Dick Rapp wills his authority over
study halls to Marvin Smith.
Martha Ellen Reuling leaves her
saxophone to the city junk heap.
Robert Ritthaler wills the big city of
Groveland to anyone interested.
Merle Rocke wills his habit of force-
fully leaving geometry class to Calvin
Verelda Rocke wills her good nature
to the world at large. '
Ruth A. Roecker wills her kid broth-
ers to Dorothy Rapp.
Mary Rohlfing leaves her ball-play-
ing ability to Mr. Covill's future base-
Maxine Schick wills the position of
watching over her sister to a Deer
Creek farm boy.
Edward Schmidgall wills his supply
of "pet names" to "Chink" Wanner.
Harriet Schrock wills her ability to
have classes all morning, work in the
office in the afternoon, study after
school and go riding in a Buick at
night to the younger generation.
Lucille Slagell wills her short walk
home to Betty Gerber.
Billy Spahr wills his permanent wave
and girl's addresses to Joe Jacob.
Delmas Staker wills his patience to
wait on girls to Fritz Witzig.
. Helen Stetzler wills her gum chews
ing exercises to Jean Shipp.
Norma Stieglitz wills her newly ac-
quired position on the honor roll to
Mary Strickfaden wills her position
as head of her carload of knowledge
seekers who daily ride in from Grove-
land way, to Vernon Zimmerman.
Donald Strunk wills his four years
of' "book larnin' " to the less fortunate.
His heart belongs to the farm.
Leroy Tuffentsamer bequeaths one
pair of "lo-o-o-n-n-ngg" trousers to the
O. P. M.
Qeorgene Ueberrhein wills her fav-
orite motto, "Little girls should be seen
but not heard", to her sister Rozanna.
Eddie Wanner wills the rippling mus-
cles of his powerful structure to Bill
Eleanor Yanchik wills that amazing
strength and energy that propels her
to school almost half the time to Rob-
Walter Zimmerman bequeaths his
prospective girl friends of Morton, Tre-
mont and all the surrounding towms to
the male population of the universeg
he's just a bachelor at heart.
Betty Lou Frank: "Can you keep a
secret, Louise Mae?"
Louise Mae: "I can,-but it's just my
luck to tell them to other girls who
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Richard Ackerman-Not giggling in
Robert Andrews-Being quiet and
Omega Archer-With an eastern ac-
Emogene Bachman-Watching her
dance and learning to sway.
George Bartelmay-Not eating his
Willis Bauman-Milking Fannie with
Louis Belsley-As a traveling sales-
Elda Birkey-Heart being set on
fire because her boy friend has a lot
of money to burn.
Patricia Broderick- Hair parted on
Howard Canaday-Not having his
Dorothy Crumrine-Not hoping her
trombone player doesn't run out of
Richard Dallinger - Not throwing
Robert Dausmann-Not at the dairy
Violet Diemer--Being loud.
Bernadine Geiger-Going places be-
cause she has a beautiful carriage.
Wayne Gerber-Arguing with the
Marjorie Getz-Not having that in-
Marvin Getz-Walking with a girl in
Ramona Grafelman-Being a softy.
Robert Grimm-Quitting Virginia.
Jerry Hensen - Not being s o r e
Lois Hochstetler-Getting a dimplc
by sleeping on a collar button.
Kenneth Huette-One of the Hgas
Dick Kent-As a flyweight boxer.
Byron Koch-Without one hand in
Ilene Kruse-Saying that it's luckj,
lipstick isn't fattening.
Roberta Lindenberger-Being easy
on the eyes and hard on the pocket-
June Litwiller-Not liking a certain
Pleasant Hill boy.
Mary McHenry--Having short hair.
Wayne Marquart-Muscle bound.
Myrtle Martin-Called Heddy La-
Donna Jean Miller-Without a smile.
Gene Miller-Without Elda.
Betty Moschel-Not discussing with
Omega Archer what they did the night
Irene Moushon-Giving her opinion
Alice Muselman-Laughing with her
Ardith Pool-Not worrying about
the new bass player in the band.
Chauncy Ritthaler-With note book
Virginia Ritthaler-Running to a
Ralph Roecker-As a pool shark.
Jessie Rohlfing-Being a farmerls
William Russell-Riding home on the
Florence Schenke-Not being friend-
Marvin Schmidtgall-Wearing shoes
Dorothy Schwarzentraub-Short and
Jean Shipp-Not being proud of our
freshman class fa certain country boy.J
James Shipps-As water boy for the
Carroll Smith-Working his way up
in the Journal-Transcript.
Lois Smith-With less than two col-
ors on at one time.
Ivan Steiner-With his eyes open.
Robert Stephenson-Not arguing
Eunice Stieglitz-Not watching the
interurban from Allentown.
Mary Lou Strunk-Not talking to L1
boy for one day.
Paul Stuckey-As an angel with a
Betty Thompson-Talking without a
James Tiller-As speed-king or bul-
. Barbara Tuffentsamer-Not quarrel-
Eng with Ardith over a new band mem-
Marvin Waldbeser - Forgetting his
nine year old girl friend.
Gladys Wittmer-Reciting without
Harold Witzig-A campfire boy.
Russell Yordy - Not aggravating
Marvin Waldbeser in science.
Vernon' Zimmerman-Missing a vau-
Lloyd Zobrist-Not encouraging a
Yvonne Henson: "Mook makes me
Jerry Henson: "It's your own fault,
my dear, you should stop running af-
ter him.' '
Verelda: "What's the best exercise
Harriett: "Just move your head from
right to left when asked to have a sec-
Hungry? Let's eat. The sophies
make a tasty meal. The appetizers t'?D
are a shrimp cocktail-Rich Reilly and
Velma Ackerman served with the
twisej crackers Bernice Allenspach,
Nelson Roth and Dan Strmac and
topped by the tardy sauce Lorene Com-
stock and Marks Goodyear, late as
If you're still hungry, we'll bring on
the second course with its main feat-
ure a big goose, Clyde Bruell. If you
don't care for goose, there are the
chickens Elizabeth Anderson, Madeline
Schick and Lucille Jacob seasoned with
salt and pepper, Ruth and Russell Zim-
Have some corny corn, Paul Ritthal-
er and Harold Straesser, or celery,
Marilyn Mueller, Gloria Sorenson and
Ada Staker, or for more pep try red
pepper Dorothy Roecker.
What? In a pickle again are Rich-
ard Lang and Kay Stimeling.
For variety try some at clams, silent
but tasty, Ernestine Duke, Ruth Crum-
rine and Margaret Smallenberger. Sur--
prise! In an oyster was found tPearleJ
At the head of the table sits the big
cheese Bob Strunk with the little
cheese "Marg" Hauter.
For more protein eat the good eggs
Ruth Roth, Virginia Moser and Ger-
Last but not least is the ginger-ale,
Alice Rocke and Norma Grimm, and
the nutbread, 'tHusk" Bartelmay.
If your still alive, we'll bring on the
O, good! Cookies! Gerry Roecker,
Yvonne Henson and Mable Belsleyg and
here are some more sweets, Irene Ack-
erman and Erma Rocke.
At the end of the table are the dev-
il's food cakes, Bobby Wanner and
Kenneth Jacob: and at the other end
are the angelfoods, Joan Getz. Glenn
Marquart and Dorothy Getz.
Yum! Yum! peaches-Shirley Kruse,
Mary Nan Keister and Lila Mathis,
with sugar and cream-Russell Hull
and Robert Baurer, but to save on
sugar try honey, Dorothy Bauman and
Here are some grapes always in a
bunch, Betty Davis, Maxine Brants.
Phyllis Pool and Eileen Zimmerman.
You can have your choice of pears
Cpairsl. There is the fresh pair, Doris
Fort and Elwyn Miller, the canned
pair Melvin Felker and Doris Roth and
the frozen pair Evelyn Staker and
Merle brr-r-r-r Ritthaler. Things seem
rather cold in that corner,
This ends our meal with the three
bad eggs, Rozanna Ueberrhein, Caro-
lyn Vissering and Ethelmae Gerber.
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Peoria Engraving Co.
Wm. J. Dausmann
That You Do Save At
Can Be Proved On Your
Visit To Our Store.
GOODS. MEN'S WEAR
Tazewell Candy Co.
348 Margaret St. Tel. 470
Our Candies are Fresh-
Our Stock Complete
Take your summer fun in a Sac-
ony Play Suit. Exclusive Ciella
fabric in heavenly shades of blue.
rose and cloud white. In sizes
Compliments of the
B rlelma 8: Uerlle
BEAUTY BUX a Y
Helen Grove. Prop. co,
EXILIRT Buick Service
BEAUTY SERVICES G n d
15 W. Jeffregson Street,
Phone 2591. Phone 5541. Morton. Ill.
Phone 1466 Se mour's Store
Seymour Rosenberg, Prop.
A R C H I T H C 'f GOO1EeE'.?'SISi?NLS. '
Corner Capitol and St. Mary 210 con: Street,
Pekin' Illinois. PEKIN. ILLINOIS.
W. Be Sure - See the New Models
BIRKEY IMP. C0.
CASH BUYEHS OF CREAM
PHONE 5601. 0 MORTON. ILLINOIS-
P g s ry-...gm
' Wilma Getz
PHYSICIAN 6. SURGEON BEAUTY SERVICE
. Farel Destin Cosmetics.
104 South Main St. Phone 4961
Mqrtpn, Illingig MoR'I'oN. ILLINOIS.
TAZEWELI. SERVICE STATION
BLUE SEAL -:- MAGIC ALADDIN -:- BLUE SEAL
OIL GAS TIRES
BEN PFLEDERER. MGR.
WE IN THE ELECTRIC INDUSTRY PLEDGE
OUR ENERGY. RESOURCES AND MANPOW-
ER TO THE PRESERVATION OF OUR
COUNTRY AND THE IDEALS FOR WHICH
ILLINDIS IUWA PDWER CD.
Jones Brothers N R I-n co
Iewelers ' I g '
Watches Gifts .:.
Dium,nd'Q"""""J"""W"m"G'M' Jewehy 359 - 361 court street
Designs and Manufacturing
517-19 Court St.. Pekin. Illinois
Young Peorple Need Protection
Country Lile Ins. Co.
Farm Bureau Building.
Chas. C. Masching. Gen. Agt.
Pekin Floral Co
WHITE MANUFACTURING C0.
"X L" PRODUCTS
LET YOUR SENSE OF TASTE BE THE JUDGE
HIGHEST QUALITY BAKERY GOODS
9 E Shiv
Arch Barlelmay Wm. Sanders
and sons SHEET METAL
,,, s H o P
GENERAL FARM GAS AND COAL FURNACES
MORTONI ILLINOIS MORTON. ILLINOIS
Diamonds - Watches - Clocks
Cut Glass - Iewelry
Eyes Tested and Fitted
Repairing a Specialty
For Health and Appearance Wear Clean Clothes
-, , ,- ,
MURT N DRY CLEANERS
TAZEWELL COUNTY'S FINEST CLEANERS
P 5 E ghty
SUPER - S
Eye It - Buy It - Try It! Yo 'l
u 1 Be Satisfied!
Roecker Chevrolet Company
Fender and Body Repair
Greasing Service Accessories
PAY CASI-I - PAY LESS
2201 South Adams Street
Peoria's Leading Jewelers
211 South Adams St., Peoria, Ill.
Dependable Optical Serv'
on duty at all times
I-IEISER 3: SUN
Diamonds Indian Jewelry INSURANCE
Watches Charm Bracelets l
Jewelry Class Rings "'
We Invite You to Open a Charge Morton, Illinois
P g E'ghtyt
LAMPS KITCHEN POTTERY ART WARE
The MURTUN PUTTERY CU.
S. W. RAPP. WILLIAM RAPP.
Sec'y. - Treas. General Mgr.
MORTON - ILLINOIS
ROCKE'S F0011 MARKET
AND COLD STORAGE LOCKER
Fresh Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Kept Fresh the Year 'Round
UP-TO-DATE GROCERY AND MEAT MARKET
Custom Butchering Free Delivery
Morton Phone 4151 Open Evenings and Sundays
"THE EATING PLACE WHERE EVERYONE
MEETS HIS FRIENDS"
MRS. HULL. Proprietor PHONE 4561. MORTON. ILL.
"Buy Your Ford in Morton"
WALZ 8: WIECKI-IUFI' MUTUR C0
P g E ghty th
Groceries - Meals
SAND - BLOCKS - CEMENT
MORTONI ILLINOIS Phone 6841 Morton. Ill.
Complinlents of E. L.
T. E. Sollermann L 3 W Y 9 T
A. E. KLUPFENSTEIN
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AT
R 0 X Y ' S
We Specialize in
FISH. CHICKEN AND STEAK DINNERS
WE ALSO HAVE DELICIOUS SANDWICHES.
304 Margaret St.. Pekin. Illinois. Phone 961-A
P g E'5hl:y-four
Quality is never an accident It is always the result of high
intention sincere effort. intelligent direction
and skillful execution.
commn L.UMBER co.
We Aim to Satisfy.
PHONES: 1340-41. PEKIN. ILL
lor Clothing and Shoes
A Complete Drug Store in the Same Room Since 1864.
Your Every Drug Want Filled At
LOWEST ADVERTISED PRICES - QUALITY THE BEST
Mail Your Order - Pay Later.
El-IRLICI-IER BRDTI-IERS CD.
Phones 1373 - 1374. Pekin. Illinois.
Ben L. Smith J. M. Powers
L a w y e r Allorney-al-Law
ARCADE BUILDING GENERAL PRACTICE
Pekin -Illinois Pekin -Illinois
P 9 Eghty
Telephone 1776 S. H. Moore
Art Foto Shop
409 NORTH MAIN ST. BLOOMINGTON. ILL.
gh E L G I N
SHEAFFER - PARKER - EVERSHARP
PENS - PENCILS - SETS
"Y ' .
FINE UALITY EWELRY MEX
"GIFTS THAT LAST"
5 A IF "T X I X
EXPERT REPAIRING . gf
GENUINE REGISTERED KEEPSAKE DIAMONDS
JU!-IN FRINTZ. Jr.
Eye - Ear - Nose - Throat
GOOD SPORTS.. Jefferson Building.
514 Main street - Peoria. 111 ':'
phone 4.1719 Peoria. Illinois
Compliments of E
L. E. Pallon Y '
OSTEO ATHIC '
MORTON1--ILLINOIS Pekin. Illinois
LIME CEMENT TILE SAND
EDW. MATHIS LUMBER CU.
L U M B E R
Conlraclors and Builders
MORTON. ILLINOIS - PHONE 2111
E BUILDING BLOCKS
P 9 Eghty
7fae fzldfljd-It fVau4
T H E C A U L D R O N
We Specialize In Good Printing.
Advertising and Publications.
Tazewell County's Leading Weekly Newspaper
In Its 55th Year of Service.
You've got to see and drive it.
Words can't describe it!
Such is the magic of "Dodge Fluid Drive-"
A new kind of ride. a new kind of driving ease!
America's great safety car.
Built to save you money!
For the first time Fluid Drive in a low priced car.
Dodge and Plymouth
566s RUCH MUTUR SALES
.Q mddgg SALES AND SERVICE
1g' p.V' 5 112 North Main street. Morton. Illinois
folymob "Rush to Ruch" for
:J BETTER CARS
LOWEST PRICES HIGHEST QUALITY
Let Us Make Your Future A Pleasant One
Hardware - I' urniiure - Floor Coverings
RUECKER gi DIETRICH
MORTON PHONE 2561 ILLINOIS
MDRTUN STATE BANK
MEMBER OF THE
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Pag E ghty
FREIDINGER BRDS. MARKET
GROCERIES Featuring Richelieu Foods MEATS
PHONE 2631 Morton. Illinois FREE DELIVERY
Compliments of Phone 459
Morton 3179 5
Products Company Dress shop
Wilkins 8: Brecher
ATTORNEYS - AT - LAW
"The Shop She Prefers"
Ask About Our Charge or
Lay Away Plan.
Phone Morton 6761
Three Dining Rooms
Famous for Good Food
KARL RIESS, Prop.
217-219 Main St., Peoria. Illinois
For Quality and Service
STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS
P ge Ninety
Compliments of co-op.
A' B' Hoeuchen Grain 8: Coal Ass'n.
COAL - FEED - SEED
'i' Phone 6301
Morton. Ill. Phone 2761. MORTON. ILLINOIS
Ben Heinold's Service Station
Greasing and Washing
ON U. S. ROUTE 150 - MORTON. ILL.
HUME DIL CU. Home'Made Pies
Radios - Repairing WIMPY HTBURGERS
CONGOLEUM RUGS -:-
BREAKFAST SETS Located Across From Theatre
MORTON. ILLINOIS MORTON. ILLINOIS
Phone 5591-Morton. Ill.
DISTRIBUTOR - SOLDWEDEL'S
Pasieurized Dairy Products
ICE CREAM and BUTTER
Protect the Health of Your Family by Insisting on
PASTEURIZED DAIRY PRODUCTS.
BETTER QUALITY FENCES. PAINTS. ROOFING. ETC-
DIRECT FROM FACTORY AT
MONEY - SAVING PRICES
INTERLDCKING FENCE CD.
C. H. BEIN
Plumbing and Healing
SHEET METAL WORK
compumems of A SEQ-??N'2.?.?i?q?LE'-T-AfS9rE5iE
I- B A Shepherd "YoU'RE IN THE GROOVE"
. ' . WHEN YOU WEAR ONE OF OUR
,:, JUNIOR DRESSES
Denis! Mother and Daughter
Morton. Illinois 317 Court SL. Pekin, Ill.
Velde 3: Preii man
Y Greai Siales
+ PEKIN -:- EMPIRE
Pekin. - Illinois Pekin' Illinois
P 9 N tytwo
CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES
TO SENIORS OF 1942
HEINIGEITS STANDARD SERVICE
SCHIPPER 8: BLUCK
DRY GOODS -:- LADIES' AND
MENS' AND BOYS'
Clothing and Furnishings
PEKIN -:- ILLINOIS
Compliments of Compliments of
C J B hl Chris Getz
' ' Agent for
of' ALL KINDS
Morton. Illinois MORTON. ILLINOIS
Esther S. I-Iodel
B 0 0 S T E R S
CLIFTWOOD INN-Anna Kretz. Prop.
H. E. SCHOPP
GRIEDER'S GROCERY STORE
ED. HIRSTEIN 6. SONS
MILK - CREAM 6
Phone 5411 - Morton. Ill
WATCHES - DIAMONDS
Singer Jewelry Co
420 Main Street
PEORIA - ILLINOIS
MORTON - ILLINOIS
F g N ety-four
Miller's Flower Shop
Potted Plants. Cut Flowers and
Floral Designs for All Occasions
WE TELEGRAPH FLOWERS
PEKIN. ILL. PHONE 1718
Morton Building 8:
Your Lucky Day When You
Start Saving For A Home
See Us For A Complete Line of
SPORT AND SCHOOL SHOES
We Always Have the Best for
STYLE AND WEAR.
B. 8: I-I. Shoe Store
320 Court Street
Tl-IE MURTUN THEATRE
The Besi In Enieriainmeni
MORTON. ILLINOIS S
John T. Elliif Nathan T. Elliif Compliments of
Ellill 3: Ellill YOUR
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Royal Blue Store
FARMERS NATIONAL BANK
BU,L,,,NG, Mueller's Grocery
Pekin. Illinois MORTON. ILLINOIS
Page N ty f
Ralph C. Goar I F IIf,1jfj1ffQ'j
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE Read Firsi
H. V. BAIER
MORTON'S POPULAR EATING PLACE
Hualily Foods - Roszell's Ice Cream
BEN FRANKLIN STURE
A Compleie Variety oi Merchandise
V. S. SCHUMACHER. MORTON. ILLINOIS.
Fine Meats - Groceries - Vegetables
PHONE 2311 -:- FREE DELIVERY
J'une Myers. Prop.
Diamonds and Watches
Expert Repair Work
ABOVE THE GRILL In Style Shop - 343 Court Street
0 PEKIN. ILLINOIS
Phone 3541 - Morton. Illinois Success to the Class of 1942.
When In Peoria Shop At
Peoria's Leading Apparel Store
You Can Guarantee the Future
Education of Your Boy or Girll See
Men. Women. Children. Equitable Life Insurance Co.. of Iowa
222 South Adams Sffeet Phone 3-1484. Peoria. Ill.
UEKEL 8: SUNS
139 South Main Street - Morton. Illinois
GAS 61 WATER HEATERS -:- STOVE 6. FURNACE BURNERS
VALVES -:- PUMPS -:- PIPE FITTINGS
"DURO" WATER SYSTEMS
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the
SENIORS OF 1942
BROWN'S PEURIA SCI-IDOL UI' BUSINESS
A School Where Many Future Executives Are Now In Training
240 So. Jefferson Ave.. Peoria. Illinois. Phone 3-1256.
National Scholastic press Association
Again this year THE CAULDRON iS
a member of the National Scholastic
Press Association. The purpose of
this association is to judge and criti-
cize the year books of all of its mem-
bers. The results are published in the
SCHOLASTIC EDITGR, the official
magazine of the N. S. P. A.
The Cauldron of 1941 was entered
in the N. S. P. A. Their book received
a Second Class Honor rating, a rating
which means a good year book.
The 1942 staff has studied the crit-
ical analysis of the 1941 book and has
made some of the changes suggested
by it. Next year's book can announce
the rating of the Cauldron of 1942.
Bender, Vilas A. - 9, 23, 31
Covill, Floyd D. - 9, 11, 27, 29,
43, 45, 47, 51, 52.
Drake, Florence-9, 39, 55, 56
Grush, Mary - 9, 23, 29, 30.
Hatcher, James G. - 7, 8, 29
Hoyt, Robert L.-8, 19, 37.
Jacquat, Glenn E. - 9.
McMinn, Ralph H. - 2, 8,
11, 27, 35, 37.
Spellenberg, Judith - 9, 21,
32, 33, 57.
Waldorf, Helen -- 8, 21, 36.
Wheeler, Harriet - 8, 19, 28.
Acgcerman, Irene - 20, 33, 36
Aclgerman, Richard -- 22, 41,
Ackerman, Velma - 20, 30
31, 33, 36, 57.
Allenspach, Bernice - 20, 30
33, 36, 57.
Anderson, Elizabeth - 20.
Andrews, Robert - 22.
Apple, LaVerne - 18, 28, 31
E C A U L D R
Crager, Katherine - 18, 28
30, 33, 36, 39, 57.
Crumrine, Dorothy - 22.
Dallinger, Richard - 22.
Dausmann, Robert - 22.
Davis, Betty - 20, 30, 33.
Diemer, Violet - 22, 33, 36,
Dietrich, Doris - 18, 19, 30
32, 34, 56, 57.
Duke, Ernestine-20, 33, 57.
Eisele, Robert - 11, 12, 27, 32
34, 39, 43, 52, 57.
Erving, Jack - 41.
Felker, Melvin - 20.
Fort, Doris - 20, 30, 31.
Frank, Betty Lou - 18, 28, 30
32, 56, 57.
Frank, Elizabeth - 12, 30.
Geiger, Bernadine - 22, 33
Geiger, Verla - 12, 27, 30, 31
Gerber, Betty - 18, 28, 32, 34
Gerber, Ethelma-e - 20, 28, 31
Archer, Omega - 22.
Bachman, Emogene - 22, 36
Baier, Ella Marie - 12, 30, 34
Bartelmay, Floyd-20, 43, 45
47, 49, 51, 52.
Bartelmay, George - 22.
Bauer, Lucille - 18, 28.
Bauman. Dorothy - 20, 33, 36
Bauman, Eldon - 12, 34, 43
Bauman, Willis - 22.
Baurer, Robert - 20, 52.
Belsley, Kenneth - 18.
Belsley, Louis - 22.
B-elsley, Mabel - 20, 33, 39.
Belsley, Richard - 12.
Belsley, Verna - 12, 27, 30, 34
Belsley, Wilma - 18, 30, 34,
Birkey, Elda - 22, 33, 36, 57.
Birkey, Louise Mae 4 18, 28
Gerber. Sam - 12, 34.
Gerber, Wayne - 22, 32, 39,
Getz, Alvin - 13..
Getz, Dorothy - 20, 33, 36, 57
Getz, Edith - 18, 28, 30, 32,
Getz, Edna-13, 31, 32, 34, 57.
Getz, Elton - 13' 27.
Getz, Joan - 20, 30, 33, 57.
Getz, John-13, 27, 34, 47, 49
Getz Marjorie - 22, 33.
Getz, Marvin-22, 23, 47, 57.
Glock, Dorothea - 13, 32, 34,
Goodyear, Helen - 13, 34.
Goodyear, Marks -V 20.
Grafelman, Ramona - 22.
Grimm, Marie Eunice - 18
28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 56, 57.
Grimm, Norma - 20, 30, 33
Grimm, Robert--22, 23, 57.
Guler, Mildred - 13.
Gunther, Florence -
30, 32, 56, 57.
Birkey, Verna - 12, 27, 30, 32
Birky, Florence - 12.
Birkey, Lyle - 18, 28, 56.
Brgdley, Jacqueline - 18, 30
Brandt, Inez 4- 20.
Brants, Maxine - 20. 36.
Brewer, Ted - 47.
Broderick, Patricia - 22. 36.
Bugger, Martha - 18, 28, 30
Canaday, Howard - 22.
Christie, Lois - 33, 36.
Christie, Marie - 30.
Comstock, Lorene - 20, 31, 33
Hager, Betty - 13, 27, 30, 31
Hall, Burdell - 13,
34, 39, 45, 55, 57.
Hasty, Robert - 18,
Hauter, Dean - 13,
34, 35, 39, 51, 52, 55, 57.
Hauter, Margaret -
31, 33, 35, 36, 57.
Henson, Jerry - 22,
Henson, Yvonne - 20.
o N --
Hochstetler, lla - 18.
Hochstetler, Lois - 22.
Huette, Kenneth - 22.
Huette, Ray - 18, 28.
Hull, Russell - 20, 43, 45
Hull Robert - 11, 14, 27,
32,' 34, 55, 57.
Jacob, Joe - 18, 31.
Jacob, Kenneth - 20.
Jacob, Lucille - 20, 21, 33
Kaufman. Elizabeth -18,
Keister, Carl - 14.
Keister, Mary Nan - 20.
Kent, Dick - 22.
Knable Robert - 43, 45.
Knoll, Eldora - 14, 27, 32,
Koch, Byron - 22.
Krug, Geraldine - 20, 31,
Kruse, Ilene - 22, 33, 57.
Kruse, Shirley -- 20, 33, 57
Lang, Richard - 20, 47, 52
Leader, Robert - 14.
Lindenberger, Roberta -
Litwiller, June - 22, 33,
Litwiller, Leda-14, 32, 34,
Marquart, Glenn - 20.
McHenry. Mary - 22.
Marquart, Wayne - 22.
Martin, Marilyn - 18.
Martin, Myrtle - 22, 33,
Mathis, Lila-20, 30, 31, 33
Miller, Anita - 18, 19, 28,
30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 57.
Miller, Donna - 22, 57.
Mill-er, Lloyd - 14.
Moschel, Betty - 22.
Moser, Virginia - 20.
Moushon, Irene - 22, 33,
Mueller, Marilyn - 20, 30,
Muselman, Alice -- 22, 36,
Muselman, Jesse - 14, 29,
Musgrave, Bill - 43, 45.
Nelson, Jessie - 14, 34.
Plattner, Marion - 14, 27,
Pool, Ardith - 22, 33, 36,
Pool, Phyllis - 20, 30, 33,
Rapp, Dorothy - 18, 30, 31
Rapp, Geraldine - 14, 27,
30, 32, 34, 55, 57.
Rapp, Richard - 15, 20, 31
Rassi, Ernest - 18, 47, 49,
Reilly, Richard - 20.
Rein, Raymond - 18, 19,
31, 34, 47.
Reuling, Martha Ellen -
27, 30, 32, 34, 55.
Rieger, Pearle - 20.
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Stakier, Ada - 21, 33, 36, 57.
Risen, Mildred - 18.
Ritthaler, Chauncey - 22.
Ritthaler, Merle - 20.
Ritthaler, Paul - 20.
Ritthaler, Robert - 15
Rigghaler Virginia - 22, 33,
Rock-e, Alice - 20. 33. 35, 36,
Rockfe, Erma - 20, 30 31, 33,
36, 39, 57.
Rocke, Merle - 15, 27 219, 34.
43, 45, 52.
Rocke, Verelda - 15, 34, 57.
Roecker, Dorothy - 20, 30, 33.
Roecker, Gerry - 20, 33, 57.
Roecker, Ralph - 22.
Roecker, Ruth Ann - 15, 30.
Rolgfing, Jessie - 22, 23, 31,
Rohlfing, Mary - 15, 30, 34.
Roth, Doris - 20, 33, 57.
Roth, Nelson - 20, 31, 57.
Roth, Ruth-20, 28, 33, 39, 57
Rogrlvi, Verna - 18, 28, 32, 34.
Russell, William - 22.
Ryan, Helen - 33, 36, 57.
Schick, Maxine -
- 22, 36.
21, 33, 57.
15, 32, 34
Schmallenberger, Margaret -
21, 33, 57.
Schmidgall, Edward - 15, 24
Schmidgall, Marvin - 22.
Schwartzentraub, Dorothy -
22, 33, 57.
Schrock, Iona - 33, 36.
Schrock, Harriet -- 15, 30, 34
Page One Hundred
zjhipp, .lean -- 22, 31, 32, 57.
Shipps, James - 22, 47.
Slagell, Lucille - 16, 32, 34
Smith, Carroll - 22.
Smith, Lois - 23, 57.
Smith, Marvin - 18, 56.
Sorenson, Gloria - 21, 33, 39
Spahr, Bill - 16, 43, 45, 47, 49
51, 52, 55.
Staker, Delmas - 16.
Staker, Evelyn - 21, 33, 36, 57.
Steiner, Ivan - 23, 32, 57.
Stephenson, Robert-23, 32, 57
Sbetzler, Helen-16, 30, 34, 55
Stieglitz, Eunice-23, 33, 36, 57
Stieglitz, Ila Jean-18, 56.
Stiieglitz, Norma-16, 30, 34.
Stimeling, Colleen - 21, 33
39, 46, 57.
Straesser, Harold - 21.
Strickfaden, Mary - 11, 16, 27.
32, 34, 35, 55, 57.
Strmac, Daniel-21, 39, 51, 52
Strubhar, Robert-18, 43, 45.
Strunk, Carol - 19, 30, 34.
Strunk, Don - 16, 34.
Strunk, Mary-23, 31, 33, 36,
Strunk, Robert - 21, 47, 49, 52
Tuffentsamer, Leroy - 16, 27,
32, 36, 55, 57.
Stuckey, Edith--19, 28, 32, 36
Stuckey, Paul - 23.
Thompson, Betty - 23, 36.
Tiller, James - 23.
Tuffentsamer, Barbara-23, 36
32. 34. 55. 57.
Tuffentsamer, Ruth Mary-
Ueberrhein, Georgene - 16
N cxmes Pages
27, 30, 31, 34, 35.
Ueberrhein, Rozanna - 21, 33
35, 36, 57.
Vlssering. Carolyn - 21, 21
30, 33, 35, 36, 57.
Wagler, Phyllis - 36.
Waldbeser, Marvin - 23.
Wanner, Eddie - 16, 34.
Wanner, Robert - 21, 43.
Wittmer, Gladys - 23.
Witzig, Frederick - 19, 28, 31
34, 43, 45, 47, 49, 56.
Witzig, liarold - 23, 31.
Woerner, Alvin - 45, 45, 47.
Yanchik, Eleanor - 17, 27
Yentes, June - 19, 30, 34, 36
Yordy, Russell - 23, 52.
Zimmerman Eileen - 21, 57
Zimmerman, Russell -- 21.
Zimmerman. Iiuth --- 21.
Zimmerman, Vernon - 23, 43.
Zimmerman, Walter - 17, 55.
Zobrist, Calvin - 19.
Zobrist, Lloyd - 23, 31. 43.
Smith, Shirley Ann-38.
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