Mount Zion High School - Zionoiz Yearbook (Mount Zion, IL)
- Class of 1949
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MT. ZION lIOMMUNl'l'Y ,HIGH SCHOOL
Ml. Zion, Illinois
MT. ZIGN we
UR HIGH SCHOOL LIFE HAS LEFT MANY PLEASANT
MEMORIES OF ACTIVITIES, STUDIES AND SOCIAL
FUNCTIONS. THE ZIONOIZ HAS BEEN PUBLISHED AS
A MEANS OF RECORDING AND PRESERVING THOSE
MEMORIES SO THAT OUR HEARTS VVILI. EVER REMAIN
ALIVE TO OUR ALMA MATER, TI-IE MT. ZION
ZIO OIZ TAFF
MARY JANET WHITE AND RAYMOND WELDY
BETTY BURRESS AND BART HENRY'
Assistant Businqss Maimgor
JO TRLTLOCK AND PAT MONROE
JENNTE FEATHERSTU N
MR. LEON DAI,TON
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Staff . .
Dedication . .
Board of Education
Principal . .
Faculty . .
Student Council .
Seniors . .
Snaps . .
Track . .
Music Festival .
Sa Mor .
F. F. A. .
F. H. A. .
Drama Club .
junior Play .
G.A.A. . .
"Z" Club . .
Penny Carnival .
Bus Drivers, Janitors
Class Will . .
Patrons . .
Baby Pictures .
2, 32, 49, 51, 59, 63
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MRS. LULU SPITLER
University of Illinois
Illinois State Normal University
James Millikiu University
The 1949 Zionoi
The 1949 Zionm
E, THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1949, WISH TO DEDICATE
THIS VOLUME OF THE ZIUNOIZ TO MRS. LULU SPIT-
LER. WE OVVE HER A GREATER DEBT THAN WE CAN
EVER REPAY, BUT WE WANT TO EXPRESS HERE, AS
BEST WE CAN IN WORDS, OUR APPRECIATION FOR ALL
THAT SHE HAS DONE FOR US BOTH IN AND OUT OF
THE CLASSROOM. MEMORIES OF SCHOOL DAYS SPENT
WITH HER WILL BE PRECIOUS IN THE FUTURE.
We owe so much to these men who have given so much of their time
in order that our new Unit District might make this community a better place
in which to receive an education.
It is with a feeling of sincere appreciation that we say, "Thank Youf'
BOARD OF EDUCATIO
Seated, left 10 right-Mr. Broughton, Mr. Harris, Mr. McDonald, Mr. Traughber, Mr. Corn. Standing
Mr. Berns, Mr. Wells, Mr. Fulk, Mr. Weidner.
CLYDE C. CoRN, AB., MA.
Oakland City College
Ball State Teachers' College
VVe wish to thank Mr. Corn for his untiring efforts of
putting into operation our Community Unit District.
The 1949 Zionoi
Lizo H. BERNs, B.l2d., MA
Eastern Illinois State College
University of Illinois
Also we wish to thank Mr. Berns for leading us through
the past year.
The 1949 Zionoi.:
JOHN B. BINGAMAN, B.Ed.
Eastern Illinois State College
University of Chicago
University of Illinois
Mathematics, Physics, Audio-Visual Aids
WAYNE BOHLEN, B.S.
University of Illinois
RICHARD BO YLL, B.S.
Indiana State Teachers' College
English III and IV, Dramatics
LEON DALTON, B.S.
Central Normal College
General Science, Biology
The 1949 Ziouoi
The 1949 Zionai:
MISS VERNELE DIVILBISS, B.Ed.
Illinois State Normal University
JAMES FARRIS, A.B.
Western Kentucky State College
English II, Library
MISS MARIE GANTZERT, A.B.
North Central College
University of Wisconsin
Iowa State College
University of Illinois
Boys' Home Eronomics, Hnmc Economic
JAMES HIGDON, B.S., M.A.
Southeast Missouri State College
Colorado State College
MISS LESAH JOUETT, B.Ed.
Illinois State Normal University
Iowa State College
MRS. DOROTHY KARL, B.Ed.
Illinois State Normal University
Girls' Physical Educafion
MISS CHRISTINE P'SIMER, AB.,
G1llidt1lICC,.E11fjIISll I, Spanish
CARL ROSS, B.Ed.
Southern Illinois University
University of Wiscoxlsill
The 1949 Zionoi
Thr 1949 Zionois
JOHN P. SAMPSON, A.I3., MA.
University of Illinois
Cnuvh, linys' l'l1yxi1'ul lfclmlllinrr
JOHN THOMPSON, B. Mus. lid.
Murray State College
University of Michigan
james Millikin University
lxzstriurzvnfal and lf'm'ul gllusir
MRS. S'l'El.l.A DRAKE, AB.
james Millikin Univcrsity
Univcrsity of Illinois
The Student Council, official voice of the student body consists of three
seniors, three juniors, three sophomores, and three freshmen. The president
is Eldon Wicklineg vice-president, Bill Kruse, and secretary, Dave Britton.
The Student Council had charge of the Freshman initiation which was
held in September. After a busy day of "polishing shoes and crawling around
on the ball held," the tired but happy Freshmen were treated to ice cream.
This year the Student Council, advised by Mr. Berns, has had some serious
discussion on bus schedules and how to better utilize Home Room periods. A
plan was talked about whereby there would be only one Home Room period
a week. Therefore, there would be more time for music.
Smzlvd, lvft I0 right-Eldon VVickline, Ruth McDougal, Eulah Mae Hise, Shirley Harsbbargcr, Bob Stull,
Bill Feisler. Stzmding--Dave Britton, Bud Tipsword, Harvey Goodwin, Dewey Gosnell, Bill Kruse, Gary
Boyer, Mr. Berns.
16 Thr 1949 Zimmi:
Now that we, the seniors of 1949, are about to go upon
the stage in this drama of life, those school day memories
of work, rehearsing, and getting ready, are very dear to us.
In spite of all we have done our teachers have succeeded in
knocking off some of the rough corners and we appreciate
very much their efforts and their patience in bearing with
us as we struggled through our various courses. In four
short years they have changed us from awkward, bashful
freshmen into prospective young men and women. During
this time we have grown to love our younger school-mates.
We do regret leaving them and will remember them always.
As we leave we do not wish to say goodbye, but just "so-
long" and may we often meet again in the future.
The 1949 Zionoi
JAMES TERRY BOBBIT-"Ty"
"If basketball were school work, what a blessing it would be."
Basketball l, 2, 3, 43 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 43 Track 1, 2, 3, 43 "Z"
Club l, 2, 3, 43 "Z" Club President 43 Class President 43 Stu-
dent Council 33 Sa-M or Editor 23 Prom Committee 33 Camera
Club 33 "Z" Club Vice-President 33 Zianoix: Staff 4.
JOAN MARGARET LAMB-"Ma"
"Fun to know we would say, can be serious but usually gay."
Vice-President Class 43 Zionoia Staff 43 "Are You Mr. Butter-
worth?" 3g Corn Husking Queen Attendant 3, 43 Homecom-
ing Queen Attendant 3, 43 Cheerleader 33 Penny Carnival Queen
Attendant 33 Prom Committee 33 G. A. A. 3g F. H. A. 43
Drama Club 3, 43 "Springtime for Patsy" 4.
"Men's actions are the best interpreters of their thoughts."
F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Track 13 Delegate to
National F. F. A. Convention 43 Student Council 1, 33 Class
Secretary 43 Zianoiz Staff 43 F. F. A. Treasurer 33 F. F. A.
Secretary 43 Drama Club 1, 2, 3, 43 "Would-be-Gentleman" 23
Sa-Mor Staff 2.
"He has the will and makes the way."
Student Council 23 Class President 33 Class Treasurer 43
F. F. A. 1, 2, 3g Chorus 3, 43 "Z" Club 3, 43 Drama Club 3, 43
Camera Club 3g "Would-be-Gentleman" 23 "Are You Mr. But-
terworth ?" 33 Basketball 3, 43 Zionaiz Co-Editor 4.
The 1949 Zionoiz:
BARBARA GLYN ALDERSO N4"Bobby"
'tTwinkling eyes, a merry smile, knowing
you makes life worthwhile."
Girls' Chorus 1, Z, 3, 45 Mixed Chorus 1, Z,
3, 45 Band 1, Z, 3, 45 Flute Ensemble Z, 35
F.H.A. 1, 2, 35 Junior Carnival 35 Band Fes-
tival 3, 45 Chorus Festival 45 Su-.llor Staff
2, 45 "Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 35 Drama
Club 3, 45 Prom Committee 3.
BETTY C. ALLEN-'AAilin' "
l'True to her work and to her friends."
F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Camera Club 35 Band 1, Z,
3, 45 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 45 Mixed Chorus
1, Z, 3, 45 Clarinet Quartet 25 Mixed VVood-
wind Trio Z5 Band Festival 3, 4.
PHYLLIS JEAN ARTZIE-NP. A."
"A shriek, a scream, a clatter. a crash."
G.A.A. 35 F.l'I.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Prom Committee 35
Camera Club 3, 45 Drama Club 3, 45 Zi Sci
Club 35 "VVould Be Gentleman" Committee 25
Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 45 Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 45
'lSpringtime for Patsy" 4.
JAY A. BALL-t'Altie"
"Our all time, good time boy."
Basketball 1, Z, 35 Baseball 1, Z: Chorus 1 25
Vice-President 25 Prom Committee 35 F.F.A.
RUTH ROSEMARY BELCHER
"Quiet is your first impression of her, but those
quiet girls can make such a stir."
PATRICIA ANN BENTO Ni"Pat"
"Well worthy of a place in our remembrance."
F.H.A. 1, Z, 3, 45 Camera Club 3, 45 Penny
Carnival 35 Prom Committee 3.
"Although tiny, her friendliness towers high."
G.A.A. 2, 3, 45 F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Drama Club
Z, 3, 45 Camera Club 35 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 3, 45
Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 45 Hostess for College Day
45 Student Council 15 Homecoming Candidate
2, 35 Secretary Drama Club 45 Treasurer
F.H.A. 35 Courtesy Queen Candidate 1.
BETTY BU R RESS-"Salutatorian"
"She's very thoughtful, very fair: more than
willing to do her share."
Band 1, 2, 3, 45 F.H.A. 1, Z, 3, 45 Treasurer of
F.H.A. 45 Zi Sci Secretary 35 Drama Club 3, 45
Treasurer of Drama Club 45 Class Treasurer 35
"Are You Mr. Butterworth ?" 35 "Springtime
for Patsy" 45 Sa-Mor Staff 45 Co-Business
Manager of Zionois' 45 District, Sectional, and
State Latin Contest 3.
The 1949 Zionois
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"Quin but full of fini, making frin-mls
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MARY E. FREELAND-"Giggles"
"There's mischief in her eyes, and laughter
in her heart."
Band 1, Z, 3, 45 Chorus 1, Z, 3, 45 F.H.A. 1, 2,
3, 45 Mixed Chorus 1, 2. 3. 45 G.A.A. 15 Flute
Trio 1, 25 Mixed Woodwind Trio Z5 "Spring-
time for Patsy" 4.
"I'm short, but so was Napoleon."
Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Cornet Trio 35 Brass Sextet 35
Band Contest 1, 2, 3, 45 Dance Band Z, 35 F.F.A.
1, 2, 3, 45 F.F.A. Watchclog 45 Band Festi-
val 3, 45 Play Committee 35 Junior Carnival 3.
"His character will stand the test."
GEORGE ALBERT HAM M AN-"Hamrnan"
"Happy go lucky, gay and free. A friend
to you, a friend to me."
Band 1, Z, 3, 45 Dance Band 2, 35 Play Com-
mittee 35 Cornet Trio 25 Junior Carnival 35
Camera Club 35 Band Clinic 45 Drama Club
3, 45 Band Contest 1, 2, 3.
BILLY LONNE HAMMERS
"Life is just what we make it."
"I am not hampered by diflicultiesf'
Chorus 15 Basketball 2, 3, 45 Prom Committee
DOROTHY JUNE HElSERMAN4"Dodie"
A'She's quiet, friendly, and very sweet,
A combination hard to beat."
G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Drama
Club 3. 45 Girls' Chorus 1, Z, 3, 45 Mixed
Chorus 35 President of Drama Club 45' High
Magazine Salesman 35 Play Committee 35
Camera Club 35 Chorus Contest 35 Junior Carn-
MAYNARD L, HOWEf"Dixie"
"He liked whatever he looked on, and he looked
on women most of the time."
Transfer from Decatur5 Football 1, 25 Basket-
ball 35 "Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 35 Boys'
and Mixed Chorus 3, 45 Chorus Contest 35
.Sa-Mor Staff 45 Drama Club 3, 45 Prom Com-
mittee 35 Camera Club 3, 45 Junior Carnival 35
"Springtime for Patsy" 4.
The 1949 Zionois
Vllttil NIA l,l'IlC HUFl7tlRlJ4"tiinny"
"Great virtues has she ot' her own, which
lesser souls may never know."
l".ll.A. President 4, ti.A.A. 1, 3, 41 tiirls'
thorns l, 2, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus 3, 4, "VVould
lie Gentlemen" .23 Camera Club 3, 4: F.H,A.
l. 2, 3. 41 Zi Sei Club 33 Prom Committee 33
Chorus lfestival 4: Usher for '48 Graduation 33
Drama Club 3, 43 "Springtime for Patsy" 4.
DUIttJ'l'llY l.lCli KlMl.lilt--"Dot"
"Dark and vivaeious with sparkling eyes, she
sueeeeds in whatever she tries."
Hand Z, 3. 43 Chorus 1, Z, 3, 45 ti.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 45
Drama Club 2, 3, 4, l7.H.A. l, 2, 3, 41 Zi Sei
Treasurer 31 President of ti.A.A. 3, 43 "Are
You Nlr. Butterworth?" 31 "VVould Be Gentle-
man" 23 Speeeh Contest 3, 4: Cheerleader 4:
lland and Chorus Clinic 3, 4, "Springtime for
ullis wants are few, his wishes eontinedg His hat
on his head makes life sublime."
Transfer from Toledo, Uhioq Su-.llor 43 Sound
man and eleetrieian for class play 3, 4.
JOHN Wll.l.lANl KRUSIC-"Bill"
"l picked up life and looked at it curiously."
R ICHARD ll. LAND--"Dirk"
"'l'all in height, as tall in friends, quite a few,
they have no end."
Class seeretary and Treasurer li F.l7.A. l, 2,
3, 43 Drama Club 2, 3, 4: Camera Club 3:
l'enuy Carnival 33 "NN'ould Pre Gentleman" Z3
"Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 33 "Springtime
for Patsy" 4, l7.l7.A. Camping Trip 1, 2, 35
.Su-.llnr Staff 2, Mixed Chorus 3, 4.
l.liMUlil. l.. l.liH M A N-t"'l.eni"
"X'Vhat a sweet and friendly personality we
l7.l?.A. 1, 2. 3, 45 Driver Corn Husking Con-
test 3, 4, Boys' Home lie. 3.
"Goodness in quality will tell,"
Transfer from Nlaeoug F.F.A. 4.
l'A'l'RlClA j. MUNROIQ 4"Yaledietoriann
"lu our least modest hoping. we never
hoped as mueh as this."
lland I, 2, 3, 45 Choruses l. 2, 3, 41 t..A.A. l.
2, 3, 43 Drama Club 1. 2. 3, 43 "VVould He Gen-
tleman" Z3 "Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 33
"Springtime for l'atsy" 4, Su-.llor lfditor 4:
Co-Class Editor of Ziouoi: 4: Student Couneil
Z: Baud Vice-President .21 Zi Sei President 33
District, Sectional, State Speech Contest 2, 3.
The 1949 Zifmni:
"A light heart makes for a long lifef'
F.H.A. l, 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 1, 23 Drama Club 33
F.H.A. Vice-President 43 Prom Committee 33
Junior Carnival 33 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 33 Ac-
companist Girls' Chorus 2, 33 Mixed Chorus
2, 33 "Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 33 Solo
Contest 23 Band 1, Z3 Band Clinic 1.
IDA MADGE RUCKER-"Cookie"
"She says what she thinks when she thinks it."
G.A.A. 1, 3g F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Drama Club 3,
43 Camera Club 33 Zi Sci Club 33 Mixed Chorus
Z, 3, 43 Girls' Chorus 1, Z, 3, 43 "Would Be
Gentleman" 23 Attendant for Homecoming
Queen 33 Prom Committee 33 "Springtime for
"Him and Einstein."
Baseball 3, 43 Basketball 43 Track 3, 43 Band
1, 2, 3, 43 Camera Club 33 Band Clinic 2, 43
Boys' Home Ec. 33 HZ" Club 3, 43 Prom Com-
mittee 33 Penny Carnival 33 Dance Band 3, 43
Band Contest Z, 4.
"Not bold, nor shy, not short nor tall, but a nice
mixture of them all."
F.H.A. 1, Z3 Play Committee 33 Junior Carni-
val 33 Sa-Mor Staff 43 Prom Committee 3.
"He smiled and said, 'Don't rush me, girls'."
Basketball 3, 43 F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Band l, 2,
3, 43 Camera Club 3, 43 Prom Committee 3g
F.F.A. Shucking Contest 33 Band Contest 1,
2, 33 Band Festival 3, 43 Play Committee 33
F.F.A. Treasurer 43 State F.F.A. convention
3, 43 Junior Carnival 33 "Springtime for Patsy"
HENRY DEAN SILLS-"Hank"
"Handsome, clever, popular too. an athlete,
good in whatever l1e'll do."
F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Boys' Chorus 3, 43 Mixed
Chorus 3. 43 Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Band Contest 1,
2, 3, 43 Chorus Contest 33 Band Festival 3, 43
Track 1, 3, 43 Basketball 3, 43 "Z" Club 1, 2,
3, 43 Prom Committee 33 Vice-President of
UZ" Club 4.
WILLIAM LAWRENCE SMITH-"Bill"
"When he succeeds, the merit is all his own."
Baseball 2, 3, 43 Basketball 3, 43 Band 1, 2,
3, 43 "Z" Club 3, 43 "Are You Mr. Butter-
worth ?" 33 Band Ensemble Contest 2, 33 Band
Contest 1, 2, 33 Band Festival 33 Drama Club
3. 43 Prom Committee 33 Junior Carnival 33
"Springtime for Patsy" 4.
RUTHE ST EELE-"Beulah"
"These cute small blonds do get around, her
let's go spirit is never downed."
Drama Club 3. 43 G.A.A. 13 Girls' Chorus l,
2, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus Z, 3, 43 Sa-Mor Staff
Z, 43 Prom Committee 33 Camera Club 33 Zi
Sci 33 Chorus Contest 23 Play Committee 33
"Springtime for Patsy" 4.
The 1949 Zionois'
MARGARIQT -IO ANN S'l'lI.l.-"Maggie jo"
"Small and cute. that's our jo Ann."
I7.H.A. l, 2, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus l, 2, 3, 43
Girls' Chorus l, Z. 3, 43 Drama Club 3, 43
Camera Club 43 G,A.A. 1, 3, 43 Chorus Con-
test 1, 2, 33 Chorus Festival 43 "Are You Mr.
llutterworth?" 33 Attendant for Penny Carni-
val Queen 33 Usher for Graduation 33 Prom
Connnittee 33 "Springtime for Patsy" 4.
-IAMIQS DANIICI. STROHI.-"Jiin"
"A friendly heart has many friends."
'l'ransi'er from Deeatur 33 Chorus 4.
JU 'I' R U I .C JCKf"Josie"
"A darling little girl with lovelight gleaming
in her eyes."
l'.H.A. 1.2, 3, 43 G.A.A. Z, 3, 43 Girls' Chorus
l, Z, 3, 43 Mixed Chorus Z, 3, 43 Treasurer of
Class .23 Viee-President of Class 33 Homecom-
ing Queen Z3 Homecoming Queen Attendant 43
Corn Queen Attendant 43 Hostess for "College
Day" 43 Play Committee 33 Treasurer of
"The reason why I talk so much is because I
have so much to say."
Drama Club 3, 43 "lNould lie Gentleman" Z3
Class President .23 G.A.A. Secretary 23 G.A.A.
Vive-President 33 Drama Club Vice-President
4: "Are You Mr. Butterworth?" 33 Girls'
Chorus 1. 2. 3, 43 F.H.A. l, 2, 3. 4: Camera
Club 33 Prom Committee 33 Penny Carnival 3.
"Deeds, not words, are needed."
F.l'.A. l, Z, 3, 43 Chorus I, 2, 3, 43 Track 13
Delegate to National F.I7.A. Convention 4g Stu-
dent Couneil 33 Class President 13 F.F.A. Pres-
ident 43 F.F.A. Seeretary 33 Drama Club 2,
3, 43 "VVould Be Gentleman" Z3 Basketball 3.
MARY JANET VVHITE
"Hy the work, one knows the worker."
F.lf.A. 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 43 Drama Club 3, 43
Camera Club 3, 43 Prom Committee 33 Chorus
Z, 3, 43 D.A.R. Award 43 Zionni: Co-lfditor 43
.Ya-.llor Staff Z3 Play Committee 33 'ASpring-
time for Patsy" 4.
. ELDON WICKLINIQ
"He eonld smile his way out of anything."
Band l, 2, 3, 43 Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Trombone
Quartet l3 F.F.A. l, Z, 3, 43 Hand Festival 3.
43 "Are You Mr. Butterworth ?" 33 Manager
of Ilasketball, Track, and Baseball 43 "Z" Club
43 Chorus Festival 43 Student Couneil 43 Cama
era Club 4.
"ln this world there's too much worry, what's
the use of fuss and hurry P"
If.H.A. l, 2, 3, 43 junior Carnival 33 Su-.llor
The 1949 Zimlois'
Meeting on the second VVednesday of September, 1948, the Class of '50 orga-
nized for the school year ahead. Recognizing a good president when they have
one, they re-elected jim Clark president, a position he held the previous year. His
vice-president was Mary Uverlin, with Roberta VVall as secretary, and Albert
Seitz, treasurer. The class named to the Student Council the following people:
Shirley llarshbarger, Dave Britton, and Bud Tipsword. Incidentally, Dave was
elected secretary of the Student Council.
The first major activity of the class was- the presentation of the junior play,
"But Fair Tomorrow,'l on November llth and 12th. Direction was by Mr. Boyll
who, with the enthusiastic cast, succeeded in catching the audience's attention with
an amusing and fast-moving drama of family life.
Then on December 3, the ,lunior candidates for llomecoming Queen, Anne
Ruth Goodwin and Frances Grinestaff, took part in the coronation of the Home-
On january lOth, the class began one of its really big johs4the Curtis Maga-
zines Sales- Campaign. This effort saw a mixed response from the class, some
working very hard, others doing a little, and a few helping not at all. Total sales
reached was 383620, with Virginia Gordon being the high salesman and the recip-
ient of the radio awarded for that accomplishment.
frenz! row, loft to right-J. Bryant, L. VVendel, D. Hogan, S. Dyer. J. Hector, D. Britton, E. McKean
B Txuble B. Davis.
.SCEUJIKII fort'-Mr. Ross, R. Schuman, M. McLean, B. Tipsword, J. McRae, D. Myers, Clark, H Hull
Ax Snitz TXITY. Boyll.
Ylzzrd mtvvli. Traster, T. Mcfleehon, G. Lawrence, J. Vance, G. McLean. B. Fulte, VV. Underwood W
frotjan J. Stratman, J. Boyer.
The 1949 Zzonoz
The 'lunior girls won new honors for the class by repeating as the Ci. A. A.
llasketball Champions. l.ool4 through the pages of this annual to see the victorious
tezun-Ji. .X. .X. fliamps of l9-19.
.Xlter considerable discussion and planning, the juniors held a class party in
the gyinnasiinn on March 16th. .X majority of the class came out to take part in
the games and dancing planned for them. Mr. Boyll dismissed Senior play re-
hearsal early and brought the cast down to join the hluniors. They also joined the
juniors in complimenting the committees for one of the best class parties ever.
The linal enterprise of the juniors was the 'Iunior-Senior Banquet and l'rom.
This was planned and carried out by committees working with Miss llivilbiss.
The time, May l-lthg the place, Scovill's Club llouse, Decatur: music by the Don
So, the Class of lU5O ends 1949-looking ahead to their Senior year, to new
experiences and accrvmplishments. lt regrets that some of its members will be in
school elsewhere next year, but hopes that they will carry with them a warm
atlection lor Mt. Zion lligh School.
lfruul 1-ure, lefl In rigflitf--S. Hardin, l.. Shetler, -I. Ekiss, M. VVarner, M. VVarner, R. NYall. A. XYarner. J
lientz, ll. lilopfenstein, l7. lflynn, R. Coulter.
Svcmzil ron' Miss Divilbiss, l'. Richey. li. Hanson, S. Harshbarger, V. Gordon, A. Hector, C. Bateman, I'
firinestalif, Xl. llryant, V. Rhodes.
Tlzirn' rim' M. Overlin, D. Kenney, A. Goodwin, N. Hector, L. York, I. Gosnell, M. Meny. G. Ames
Y Y l
The I9-I9 Zimzoil
Well, our Sophomore year started off with a big bang! Fifty-two faces, some
familiar and some new, were present during our first meeting. Our first thought
was to get organized which was taken care of at our lirst meeting on September
8. We elected officers as follows:
President ..,...,,,,, ..... ,,i..t.t.. N e il Damery
Vice-President ......,. .. ..... Dick Dickson
Secretary ............. ........... N ina Baldwin
Treasurer .......................................w.....,.,.............,.,i.,...............,..,.......,,,,,,, is,.,,,,, , ...Don Hyland
We made a mistake and only elected two students to represent our class i11
the Student Council. They were Eulah Mae Hise and Harvey Goodwin. This
mistake was remedied at the next class meeting by selecting Gary Boyer to assist
them in representing the class.
Cornshucks were Hying and the Sopliomores were right in the middle. But we
came out on top with Nina Baldwin queen and Ruth Harris, Eulah Mae llise, and
Janis Stocks as attendants. These Sophs are just naturally hot this year! VVe also
came out on top in the Homecoming with pert little Janis Stocks as our queen and
Ruth Harris as an attendant. The Seniors came out iirst in the Penny Carnival
King and Queen race but all the same we were still in there with Janis Stocks and
Dick Dickson as our Sophomore queen and king, and Ruth Harris and Eulah
Mae Hise as attendants.
Front raw, left fu riyhtAC. Bulla, D. Conder, D. Hyland, N. Dantery, M. Kohr, B. Boudell, D. Dickson
Second row-P. Hettinger, bl. Hobson, I. Cooley, D. Boyer, R. Luster, G. Burress, G. Boyer, Mr. Farris
Third row-H. Goodwin, R. Zientara, J. Reinhardt, C. Disney, B. Camp, B. Lamb. J. McCauley, A. Price
28 The 1949 Zizmoi:
The Sophomore boys played the Ill.Il teachers in a heated haskethall game and
naturally the teachers won, hut then they've had lots more experience. Yes, we
had quite a few in the lf. I". .-X. and lf. ll. AX. .-Xlso the Ci. AX. ,-X. The Sophomore
girls Caine out second in the li. .'X. A. haskethall tournament.
VX'hoal l.et's not forget our haskethall hoys who made np a good lzart of the
"li" squad. 'lihey are Diek Diekson, llarvey Goodwin, Neil Daniery, Ronnie
l.nsler, Gary llurress and Don Boyer. Participants in hasehall were Harvey
Goodwin, Ronnie Luster, and Diek Dickson.
Holly! VVe almost forgot Rand and Chorus. lndeed we had our share in the
sour notes tand a few sweet onesj.
f Jin' two elass parties were a Masquerade and a llayride.
lint wait, we lllllStlllt forget to tell you who was behind us, guiding and advis-
ing us when we needed it. They were our class sponsors, Mrs. Karl, Mr. Bohlen,
and Mr. Farris.
lfronl row, lvfl In fliflllf' -l.. Langley, D. Grahe, Stocks, R. Harris, li. Hise, A. Kleklillan, l'. Harsh
burger, N. Haldwin.
.hll'l'l7ll!f rom'--ll. XYidiek, l.. Clerk, C. Nihiser, B. Benton, D. Trent, R. Melntosh, Rl. Kester, Rl. Xlfiekline
Third rmufll. Hull, N. Phipps, P. Brown, j. Reason, M. Britton, J. Kiinler, li. Hake.
Tha' 1949 Zfollnffi
If you want a tip on a sure thing, pick the class of '52, Theylve got
thing-beauty, brains, and brawn!
I saw them first standing ankle deep in a tub of cold and slightly spoiled-
slightly that is-tomatoes! The upperclassmen were bored with school days and
felt they needed to show the Freshmen the ropes. The class of '52 rolled eggs with
their noses, but never hit the ropes. They were grade HA" for sportsmanship on
initiation day !
I saw them later in fall baseball: Grotjan, F. Smith, Cuttill, Jackson, Snyder,
and Hardin, with Larry Fonner out in front. I heard them chanting, 'fCasey
at the Bat," while they elected Norma Truloek as president, Stanley Grotjan as
Vice-President, Helen Myers as Secretary, and Diane Heinz as Treasurer.
The Freshmen girls poured tea for their mothers at the F. H. A. Mother and
Daughter Tea and acted as Homecoming and Corn Husking queen attendants.
They were: Carol Barnett, Diane Heinz, Helen Myers, and .Iacqueline VVoolums,
respectively. VVhen social events were over they changed from formals to shorts
and threatened the Seniors in an exciting softball game.
The Freshmen boys were in there shooting with Ames, Anderson, Sills,
Clark, Jackson, Grotjan, and Fonner all out for basketball.
Front row, lvft fo right-F. Maloney, C. Gibbons, G. Smith, G. Kester, S. Grotjan, R. Hodge, J. Strohl
D. Clark, R. Dunn, C. Schoonover, I. Rutherford, D. Roderick, M. Goad, C. Smith, E. Brownlee.
Second row-R. Munson, L. Heinzman, V. Lane, C. McRae, B. Land, B. Oaks, B. Feisler, D. York, A
Feather, D. Reed, L. Fonner, C. Sills, A. Bentz, B. Stull, P. Kite, Mr. Higdon.
Third row-T. Gillespie, D. Markwell, H. Overlin, G. Tilton, E. Anderson, J. Jackson, J.
L. Beck, R. Ames, D. Henry, B. McArdle, D. Forbes, L. Hardin.
Snyder, K. Seitz
Thr 1949 Zionoi
'lihey stimd out in writing essays when 'llipsword and .l. Rutl'1erford won limimws
in the Macon Cirmnty lfire l'reVention lfssay Contest. .Xnd l saw them next with
linnner, llenry, llndge, lNlnirhead, Tilton, 'l'rnluek and Snyder in the lltmm' Roll
I saw them learn to write cheeks and letters with Miss Divilhiss: travel to Chi-
cago with Mr. llrnhleng learn to knit with Miss liantzertg choose interesting hing-
raphies with Mr. liarris. Mrs. Karl and Mr. Sampson kept them clean and healthy
and Mr. Dalton taught them science terminology.
I heard them heat the hand and sing like birds with Mr. Tlimnpsmi, while .lane
Muirhead accompanied on the piano. Mr. llingaman taught them percentage and
Miss l"Simer introduced them to eneyelopedias.
li. A. A. gave them limiurs-li. F. A. and F. ll, A. gave them good timesq
classes gave them knowledge, and Miss liantzert and Miss ,lunett and Mr. lligdon
gave them guard advice in llume Romn.
Mr, llerns complimented them for their March edition of the Sa Mor and
had more patience with them than they deserved.
But all in all, take a tip, if you want to put something on a sure thing-pick
the class of '52, As I said, I saw them! 'l'hey've get beauty, brains, and hrawn!
They should he in first place, right after the turn of the century-l952vthat is!
lirnul row, left In riylil li. XYendel, H. Myers, L. Britton, Hutchinson, C. llarnett, R. lintlierfurd. I
Cornell, l.. 'l'ipsword.
.hil't'UlIlf rnwff--Xliss Cianlzert, M. Veeeh, M. McDaniel, N. Buyer, li. Huss, N. Hull, l'. Schultz, l. MCCU
Third rim' --N. Trnluek. l.. Westhruuk, D. Heinz, l'. firinestaff, li. Dennis, J. Muirheid.
The 19,19 Zimmi.S i 31
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32 Tin' 1919 Zimml
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Anne Ruth liooclxrin. Dorothy liimler, Eulah Mae Hise, and Nina Baldwin.
Un Mt. Zion, on Mt. Zion, flash right clown the Hoor,
Toss the hall right through the huslcet
Now we're sure to score, rzlh, rnh, rzih,
Un hlt. Zion, on Mt. Zion, iight on for your lameg
Fight fellows light, and we will win this game.
Yeah Raul, Yeah XYhiteg
Come ou, Mt. Zion,
Steam, Stezun, Steam.
l'ull together, pull together,
Tezun, Tezun, Tezun.
Yeah Tezun, Say Tezun,
Were for you,
So . . . hght,f1ght,tight.
Your pep, your pep,
You got it. now keep it.
lDon't lose it, you'll neefl
Q Repeat three timesj
Tin' 1949 Zimmi
The Braves started the season off right by whipping Niantic ll to 2. ln
their next game they were beaten by VVarrensburg but quickly recovered to
win their next two games before bowing to Blue Mound. VVe finished by
nosing out Macon to end the season with a record of 4 wins against 2 losses.
Seniors on the team were: Bill Smith, Lemuel Lehman, Bill Feather, and
The players winning letters were: Bill Smith, '1'erryxBobbit, David Britton,
'lim Clark, lloward llull, Don Boyer, and l.arry Fonner.
Mt. Zion ll-Niantic 2 Mt. Zion 4-:Xrgenta 3
VVarrensburg SAML Zion 4 Blue Mound 7-Mt. Zion 2
Mt. Zion l-l-Stonington 5 Mt. Zion 4fMacon l
lfronl row, lvfl to riglzl-H. Hull, B. Smith. -I. Clark, T. Bobbitt, D. Britton, J. Mcliae, D. Boyer, D. Clark
.blt't'Ull!1 ron'--j. Snider, VV. Cirotjan, H. Goodwin, B. Feather, Coach Sampson, R, Luster. C. Sills, l.. Fon-
ncr, l.. l.ehman, N. Damery.
14' 10,10 Z1'm1ui.1
BASKETBALL "A" SQUAD
The Mt. Zion Braves had an average team during the 1948-49 season, winning
14 games and losing ll.
They won a trophy in the Macon County Tournament, taking third place. This
was the only trophy they won this season. The scoring of this season was divided
between Terry Bohhit with 247 points, and .lim Clark with 241 points.
Letter winners for the year were: Bohhit, Sills, Sefton, Smith, Cole, VVeldy,
Clark, llogan, Fonner, and Hull.
Games Played During the Year
,Xrgenta 36-Mt. Zion 23
Mt. Zion 34fMaroa 19
Mt. Zion 31-Sullivan 29
Mt. Zion 49fMaCon 30
St. Teresa 37fMt. Zion 27
Mt. Zion 45-Bethany 26
VVZlI'1'CllSl7l1l'g 51-Mt. Zion 36
Mt. Zion 42AShelhyville 32
Brownstown 6l-Mt. Zion 26
Niantic 34fMt. Zion 27
Mt. Zion 50fllliopolis 44
Mt. Zion 47wLovington 45
Mt. Zion 58fBlne Mound 29
Mt. Zion 48-Bethany 37
Macon County Tourney
Mt. Zion 53-Niantic 30
Argenta 49-Mt. Zion 3l
Mt. Zion 39-Maroa 29
Mt. Zion 47fStonington 46
Maroa 29-Mt. Zion 28
VVarrensburg 47-Mt. Zion 3l
Mt. Zion 56-Lovington 48
Macon 46-Mt. Zion 33
Mt. Zion 54-Argenta 38
St. Teresa 31-Mt. Zion 30
XVarrenslmnrg 48fMt. Zion 39
mf v. iff! to riglzl-D. Hogan, E. Sefton, H. Sills, T. Bohbit, J. Clark, D. Britton, B. Smith. SUCOIIIT
kline, P. Cole, XY. Cirotjan, R. XN'eldy, H. Hull, A. Seitz, Coach Sampson.
T114' 1949 Zionoz
TERRY BOBB IT
BASKETBALL "B" SQUAD
The 'ABU squad, playing only Freshmen and Sophomores in Conference com-
petition and in most non-conference games, ended their season with 9 victories
and 11 defeats. The Freshmen split a two-game series with Moweaqua. Despite
their deficit in the win column, the "B,s,' outscored their opponents, 712 to 688.
Their inability to win the close ones is responsible for their failure to show a better
win record. Seven games were lost by three points or less.
The "B's" chalked up five victories against a single defeat Ca two-point deci-
sion at Nianticj to lead the Cenois Conference Freshmen-Sophomores. Transfers,
sickness and graduation to the varsity weakened the squad so that they ended the
season with several successive losses.
Games for the Season
Mt. Zion 39-Argenta 36 Mt. Zion 48-Lovington 35
Mt. Zion 45-Maroa 27 Blue Mound 24-Mt. Zion 21
Moweaqua Frosh 36-Mt. Zion 21 Bethany 34-Mt. Zion 31
Sullivan 39-Mt. Zion 36 Mt. Zion 37-Moweaqua Frosh 26
Mt. Zion 27-Macon 23 Stonington 33-Mt. Zion 32
St. Teres-a 36-Mt. Zion 35 Mt. Zion 36-Maroa 21
Mt. Zion 33-Bethany 23 Warrenslmiirg 30h-Mt. Zion 26
Mt. Zion 36-VVarrensburg 28 Lovington 34-Mt. Zion 21
Shelbyville 35-Mt. Zion 32 Macon 36-Mt. Zion 26
Mt. Zion 42-Illiopolis 28 Argenta 48-Mt. Zion 15
Niantic 38-Mt. Zion 36 Mt. Zion 36-St. Teresa 28
1'il"UlIfl'U7L',IL'fffI?7'l'gflZfYD. Clark, S.Grotja11, D. Hyland, D. Boyer, G. Boyer, C. Sills, D. Henry, I. ,Tack-
son, 1-1. Goodwin.
Second row-L. Fonner, G. Burress, J. Cooley, D. York, R. Luster, R. Ames, R. Munson, D. Dickson
Tlzird row-D. Roderick, N. Damery, F. Maloney, J. Snyder, G. Smith, E. Anderson, T. Gillespie.
38 The 1949 Ziouoia
Mt. Zion ended a fair track season in 1948. We finished third in a quad-
rangular meet with Warrensburg, Argenta, and Maroa. VVarrensburg won
with 70 273 points, Argenta was second with 37 1f3 points, followed by Mt.
Zion with 32 points, and Maroa 'was last with 21 points. A dual meet was
held with Macon who won 62 to 37.
Mt. Zion entered the Macon County meet where they finished fifth. In the
Cenois Conference meet the Braves again finished fifth. The Freshmen relay
team came through to win the only .track trophy of the season. The Macon
County and the Cenois Conference meets were both won by Warrensbiirg.
Letter winners were: Eddie Wilking, Dick Blankenburg, Ronnie Rut-
ledge, johnny Stull, Terry Bobbit, David Britton, Gary Boyer, Don Boyer,
Don Hyland, Neal Damery. The Freshman Relay team consisted of Gary
Boyer, Don Boyer, Don Hyland, and Neal Damery. ' .
I rant row, loft to right--J. Snider, A. Bentz, D. Hyland, N. Damery. D. Britton, F. Traster, B. Stull .Shuid
my D Dickson, L. Fonncr, G. Boyer, T. Bobbit, H. Sills, P. Wells, H. Hull, D. Boyer, Coach Sampson
lhc 1949 Zianoi'
ATH LETIC CALEN DAR 1948-49
September 10 .........A... .................................... ....,.................A... N i antic-Here
September 14 ,.............. VV'arrensburg-There
September 20 . ............... Stonington-There
September 24 ........,.....,,.... Argenta-Here
September 28 ............. ..... ..........,.......... ..,.......,. B 1 1 re Mound-There
October 1 .....,...,,....... .........,,..........r..........w,....,.., ..,........,............ M a con-Here
November 19 ..,.......... ,..,....................................... ...... ...,.. A r g enta.-There
November 23 ............. ..,.,,..... M aroa-There
November 30 ..r,,........ ............... S ullivan-Here
December 3 .............. .,................. M acon-Here
December 7 .r.....,..... ........,.,. S t. Teresa-There
December 10 .......,...... ..........,,..,...,. B ethany-Here
December 14 ...,.......... ............ W arrensburg-Here
December 17 .... ........... S helbyville-There
December 28 .....,........ ............ N iantic Tourney
January 7 ...,.......... ............... N iantic-There
January 11 .............. ....... ...... I 1 liopolis-Here
january 14 .......,v..... ...,......... L ovington-There
January 18 ............. . ,......... Blue Mound-There
January 21 .............r......,........ ............................ B ethany-There
january 25, 26, 27 ..,............ .,..vv....... M acon County Tourney
February 1 .......................... ,...,,.r,.....,.,,... S tonington-There
February 4 ................ ,............rr............... M aroa-Here
February 8 ............... .,,....,....... W arrensburg-There
February 11 .....,.... ...,. ............... L o vington-Here
February 15 .,.......,.,... ..., ,........... M a con-There
February 18 .............,. ............... A rgenta-Here
February 22 ................,.... ,.............. S t. Teresa-Here
March 1, 2, 3, 4 .........r... .,.,,............,,....,........ . .,,...... , Regional-Decatur
May 2 ........... ..,,,..............,............ ........r.....................,.........,... B e thany-There
May 11 ................. .......................,....,...........w.....,..,.. S ullivan-Here
May 16, 17 ............. .......................................,. D istrict Tournament at Decatur
April S ...,.,......,.. ............,...............,.. ....., ........,,r.... ...... S u 1 1 ivan-There
April 28 ........,...,.. ......,,..,........,..,.....................,,..,..... M acon County-Decatur
May 6 ..............
........,.....Cenois Conference T ournament-Decatur
The 1949 Zionoi
The band members and Mr. Thompson are very grateful to the Parent-
Teachers Association for helping them buy band uniforms. The uniforms con-
sist of red caps with gold bands and white visors, red jackets with white but-
tons and belts with white skirts or trousers. They were worn for the first
time on Thursday, February 24, when the band presented a winter concert.
The band gave a special concert in April for the P. T. A. so that they
could see the new uniforms, The 52-piece high school band also went on a
"tour" to other high schools in the county. They gave a varied program to
the student body of each school on a school day.
Approximately 30 members attended the Macon County Band Festival
at the Blue Mound High School. Seven or eight schools participated in this
After a very busy year a spring concert was given in the high school
Iirmit row, Ivff to riglzt4Allen, Phipps, M. Britton, A. Goodwin, Freeland, Alderson, Monroe. Srmnd row-
Baldwin, St. Pierre, Nihiser, M. VVickline, L. VVendel, McLean, L. Britton, J. Davis, Feisler, D. Britton, Clow
Third row-Bulla, Grabe, K. VVendel, H. Myers, Hettinger, Fonner, Smith, Overlin, Kite, J. Clark, Ekiss, E
VVickline, B. Smith. Fourth row-Hainman, Cole, VV. Goodwin, Boudell, D. Myers, V. Lane, D. Clark, Munson
Heinznian, Dyer, H. Sills, Kohr, Burress. Standing-Veech, Kimler, Sefton, H. Goodwin, Dennis. Mr. Thomp-
4.2 The 1949 Zionoz
MACON COUNTY CHORUS FESTIVAL
l.ast year the high schools of Macon County had a band festival which
was enjoyed by everyone who attended. This year it was decided to have a
Chorus Festival, too. The choruses of Argenta, Maroa, Blue Mound, War-
rensburg, Macon, Niantic, and Mt. Zion participated. This festival was held
in the :Xrgenta high school building on December 16, 1948. There were thirty-
one students attending from Mt. Zion. Approximately one lumdred and
thirty students attended from all the schools.
In the afternoon, after practicing all morning, .Xrgenta gave a dance for
all the schools.
A boys' chorus, a girls' chorus, and a mixed chorus presented a concert that
evening. Saunders Devine, a Millikin student, was guest soloist for the group.
Students attending from Mt. Zion were: R. Coulter, H. Myers, Muir-
heid, M. Veech, D. Kimler, I. Rucker, A. McMillan, N. Baldwin, R. Harris,
I.. Langley, ll. Goodwin, R. St. Pierre, D. Myers, lf. VVickline, DI. Davis,
M. Kohr, Stocks, E. lflise, P. Monroe, R. Wall, L. VVendell, R. Wleldy,
Y. Gordon, Still, D. Dickson, ll. Klopfenstein, D. Clow, B. Fonner, H.
.Xlderson, I.. XVeldy, Y. llufford.
Tlzr IWV Ziwmi.:
This group of the Music Department is composed of approximately eighty
students. The voices consist of soprano, second soprano, alto, second alto,
tenor, lirst bass, and second bass. ,
,Xt the annual Christmas party on December Zl, l94S, the chorus pre-
sented Christmas Carols. Patricia Monroe, acting as narrator, told the Christ-
mas Story which the audience enjoyed very much.
Sometime during the latter part of April or the early part of May the
chorus department will give its annual spring concert. All three choruses are
planning to do their best to make this concert a success.
A new group has heen formed this year from the Mixed Chorus. They
are called the "Modernaires." It is composed of twelve girls and six boys.
They have lots of new music which is mostly popular. The Modernaires plan
to entertain at P. T, A. meetings and whenever they may be asked.
Front mtv, left to 1'iyht4Featherstun, Harshbarger, Freeland, Dennis. McMillan, Harris. Goodwin, Kimler
Allen, Kimler, Veech, Baldwyn, Heinz, Klopfenstein, Hake, VVendell, Barnett, Myers, Langley.
,Svrmzd rfrztf-Anderson, Phipps, Steele, Ekiss, Trulock, Still. Bolick, Coulter, Harslxharger, Hufford, Fon-
ner, Hise, Gordon, W'all, Monroe, VVeldy, Wliite, Rucker, Britton, Stocks, Reason, Bentz, Flynn, VVarncr, Alder-
son, Hutchinson, VYarner, Muirheid. Mr. Thompson.
Third Wm'-Kollr, VVendell, Klopfenstein, Strohl, Myers, Howe, lfVcldy. Clow, Gosnell, Dyer. Kruse, Land
Sills. Henry, VVells, Feisler, Goodwin, Land, Dickson, Danmery. Highland, McCauley, Henry, Rutherford, Davis
44, The 1949 Zionoi:
line tn the 1lltCl'CSlI Ill 11111s1e :tt Mt. Zinn tllCl'C 2ll'C nearly sixty girls Ill
this g1'UlllJ. Mr. 'lllltlllllJSUll very llltlllglllfllllly nrclerecl Slgllt-1'CZlCllllg lmonlqs and
tl1e girls have worlcecl very l1z1rcl on then1 to lllll'Jl'0VC tl1eir rezuling of inter-
vztls Zllltl steps ztncl llilll-SKEIIS. 'lihey also have new ehnrns hnnlqs. Alter using
nhl hmnks fur ll lung ti111e, these IICW Chorus lmnolcs lnnkecl very good tn tl1Clll.
The liirls' LlllU1'llS is lllillllllllg tn give several I1llllllJCl'S ut the Zllllllllll Spring
A new grntip has heen aclclecl this year CUIlSlStlIlg nl twelve interestecl girls
who have l-Hl'lllL'4l :111 e11se111hle. 'l'he ensenllmle specializes i11 lbtllltlllll' z111cl se111i-
lltlllllllll' 11111sie exclusively. 'l'l1ey sung for tl1e District XY111111-11's Clnh nn
Nlztreli 22, l9-49.
'lane Muirheicl is the aCcc1111pa11ist for the chorus.
lfnntl ww, lvfl In right -j. l'.C2llllCI'hlllll, li. liutlierlnrcl, l'. Harslilmarger, K. Cutilter, l. Dennis, A. Concl-
win, IJ. Kiniler, A. Artze, M. Yeeeli, N. 'l'rnluek, Il. ljentz, li. KltllJfk'llSlCllI, D. Flynn, H. Hake. S. Hzirslihzxrger
ll. Trent, j. ll11tel1i11sf111.
.Slt't'Ullll rim' Mr. 'llll1IllllJStlll, j. Klnirheiml, I. lfkiss, R. Steele, A. Meklillzni, li. lfniiner. J. liiniler. R. Harris
ll. Vticliek, l.. llrittnn, ll. Myers, l. llneker, J. lQez1s1111, Nl. Ntarner, C. liztrnett, D. Heinz, N. liztlchvyil, l.. Tip-
sxvt 1r1l. A. XX':1r11er.
'liliirtl raft' li. XYL'llflL'll, l.. l.11l1gley, N. l,llllJlJS, rllflllwfli, Still, A. l7elte1', ll. llulieli, lf. Hise, Y. flur-
mlun, R. XY:1ll, l'. Nln11r11e, l.. XY1-ltly, li. Allen, Nl. lfreelaml, D. lAlCl5Cl'lllllll, Y. Htillurcl, Rl. XYhite, ll. .'Xl4lCI'StlIl
j. Slneks, l'. tiri11estz1lif.
'l'l11' I0-I0 Z1'n1101'.t 4.5
VVith everything going on around Mt. Zion, the boys' chorus gets quite
a shoving around. ln spite of this fact the boys seein to he improving by the
day. Those new sight-reading books have really helped everyone. The boys
worked up a couple of nuinhers for the Spring Concert.
The Spring Concert is planned and worked out by our industrious Mr.
Tlioinpson, who wants the parents and friends of our niusie students to know
how well or how bad the niusic department really is.
.lane lyluirheid is the new accompanist this year. She has been taking piano
lessons for seven years and is very good. jane is patient with us when we can't
hit the right note and she has to give us the correct tone more than once.
Ifrmzf raw, Irff tu right-Rl. Kohr, D. Myers, B. Henry, P. VVells, H. Sills, B. Kruse, D. l.and, N. Dam-
ery, E. Anderson, D. Clark.
.Sirrmzrf row-l-. VYendell, I. Strohl, M. Howe, R. NVeldy, D. Gosnell, D. Clow, S. Dyer, J. Xluirhcad, Mr
Third ron'-J. Rutherford, Davis, J. McCauley, B. l.and, H. Klopfenstein, B. Feisler, H. Goodwin, D
Dickson, D. l-lighland, D. Henry.
46 'Hn' I9-IU ZHIIIULC
WE GO TO PRESS
'lihe Su-Jllor, official organ of the lVlt. Zion Community lligh School student
body, was taken over lock, stock, and barrel by a new crop of budding journal-
ists under the guidance of Mr. Hoyll, the new sponsor.
Sweeping changes were immediately noticeable in the 1J2l.17Cl'lS make-up.
L'ntil this time the S11-M0,r had been without an editorial policy: one was
adopted. Lfnder the able editorship of Miss l'atricia Monroe, strides were
taken to establish a uniform copy from one edition to the next. l'l1ysical
changes in the Sa-Mor included a new weight of paper for the covers, making
it easier to mail, and carry: and a definite place and space in the paper for
each of the established columns.
The Sn-Mor cannot rightly be called a newspaper, nor does it tit the
magazine categoryg it strikes somewhere between, being much in content
like the famous Sfwcfnfm' of eighteenth century lCngland's Addison and Steele.
llowever, newspaper techniques have been employed in the gathering, writing
and editing of the material found between Sa-M0r'.v covers. lfach reporter was
given a dehnite beat to cover each month. Society was covered by .leunie
lieatherstun, who doubled as the staff artist: special events were assigned
to lietty liurressg sports were handled by Hill Feather. The reporting staff
consisted of Barbara Fonner, Opal Zientara, Maynard llowe, and Shirley
Schoonover. llarold Klopfenstein was business manager.
S md left In riylzl---Jennie Featherstun, Jo Trulock, Beverly Roliek, Pat Monroe. Sftllllffllll Barbara
l onntr Httty liurress, Hiirold Klopfenstein. Barbara Alderson, Bill Feather, Mr. Boyll, Ruthe Steele. Mary Whitt
Slnrlcy Sthoonover, lietty jo X'N'illiams, Opal Zientara.
Ihr 1010 fimmi:
F. F. A.
The officers for the year are: P. Wells, president, B. Tipsword, vice-president,
E. Sefton, treasurer, B. Henry, secretary, and B. Kruse, reporter.
The F. F. A. has been again one of the most active organizations in the school.
During September, the boys attended a Tree Planting Demonstration, and took
part in an ofhcers' leadership training school at Mahomet.
In October they went on project tours and made colored slides for the Father
and Son Banquet. The annual Cornhusking Contest was held at the farm of Hank
Sills. The winners of this contest were Paul Wells and Dale Myers. The Corn-
husking Party was held that night with Paul and Dale reigning as co-kings, and
Nina Baldwyn as the queen. The party was a great success.
Bart Henry and Paul Wells went to Kansas City to attend the National Conven-
tion as the delegates of the Chapter. Also the chapter picked up corn to raise funds.
The latter part of November a group of the fellows went to Chicago to attend the
International Livestock Exposition.
The F. F. A. Banquet was held December 7, with all the boys attending.
During the basketball season the boys sold pop at the games. This not only
quenched the spectators' thirst but also removed the red Figures from the treasurer's
The Grain and Poultry Teams took part in a contest at Arthur. The Poultry
Team won Hrst place and the Grain Team took sixth.
This summer the boys plan to spend a few days at Osage, Missouri, as the end
of a highly successful year.
Iiirsi row, sifting, Irft to Tff,'I1ffHClSCTUl2.Il, Goade, Anderson, Hardin, Goodwin, Schoonover. Second row
sifting-Ruble, Conder, Cooley, Fulte, McArdle, Sefton, Kester, Jackson. First row, s!andz'ngwGillespie, Mc-
Cauley, Hodge, Maloney, Tilton, Seitz, Tipsword, Weldy, Wells, B. Henry, Kruse, Sills, Campf Roderick, Gib-
bons, Brownlee, Mr. Bohlen. Second row, standing-Dyer, B. Land, Macklin, Lehman, D. Land, Damery
McKean, D. Henry, Dickson, Hyland, Scribner, Rutherford, Feisler, Reed, Myers, York, Hogan, Bentz, Stull
4.8 The 1949 Zionois
F. H. A.
President . . . . . . Virginia Hufford
Vice-President . . Ruth Proffit
Secretary . . Doris Kenney
Treasurer Betty Burress
Historian Mary Overlin
Chorister .......... Annie Goodwin
Our hrst meeting was held September 7, with fifty-eight members present. The
advisor for this group is Miss jouett, and Club Mother is Mrs. john Huford.
Fourteen Freshmen were initiated September 10, and a potluck supper followed
the initiating ceremony.
Major activities for the year were a .leans Jamboree which was held October 1.
Dorothy Kimler was chairman and everyone had a swell time. October 19 the
annual Mother and Daughter Tea was held and a program was given by several
F. H. A. members. On December 22, F. H. A. members were very busy making
cookies for the Christmas Party. February 9, a Sweetheart Dance was held in
the high school gym. On April 2, an F. l-1. A. Rally was held at lilkhart.
This year the girls are working for their junior degree. Chocolate milk and
orange drinks were sold during the noon hour all year long.
Installation of new officers was held May 10. Officers for the next year are
Janis Stocks, Ruth Harris, Frances Grinestaif, Shirley Harshbarger, Mary Over-
lin, and Rosemary Coulter. The new Club Mother is Mrs. L. Stocks. During
the summer we expect to send our President to summer camp at Bloomington.
The Club and Miss .Iouett wish to thank Miss Gantzert for her assistance during
From' row, Irff fn right-P. Benton, Calhoun, J. Trulock, Boliek, White, Steele, Ekiss, Burress, Kenny
Hufford, Overlin, Rucker, Hake, S. Harshbarger, P. Harshbarger, Coulter, F. Grinestaff, York.
Second row-Miss Gantzert, VVendel, Phipps, Still, A. Hector. N. Hector, Ames, Tipsword, Vecch, Cornell
Britton, Myers, VVall, Artze, D. Kimler, Weldy, Harris, Lamb, Hisc, Boyer, B. Benton, Schultz, Huss, McCoy
Third row-Parks, Allen, Freeland, Richey, Gosnell, Meny, Reason, Heinz, Barnett, McDaniel, Kimler
Gordon, Goodwin, Hull, N. Trulock, Dennis, Hardin, P. Grinestaff, Muirheid, Rutherford, lNarner, Westbrook
. - 4
50 The 1949 Ziouoi:
The Drama Club is an honorary society. Only those Juniors and Seniors
who have taken an active part in the school's major dramatic productions, are
admitted to membership. To gain membership into the club the student wish-
ing to join must have his name submitted to the club in a regular meeting,
the club looks over the aspirant's qualifications, and if he meets with the stand-
ards of the group he is voted in.
Plans were laid to put on some skits and one-act plays at assemblies, but
due to the heavy schedule of classes taken by most of the members and the
lack of rehearsal time the idea had to be shelved until a way can be found to
overcome these "theatrical road blocksf,
The retiring officials of the group are: Dorothy Heiserman, president,
Lorraine VVeldy, vice-president, Betty Burress, treasurer, and Beverly Boliek,
secretary. These offices will be vacated as of May Sl, 1949. Next fall the club
will elect a new staff at the first regular meeting.
I out row, lcff to rigflzf--Artzc, Lamb, Still, Trulock, Bolick, Burrcss, D. lrleiscrman, l.. XXX-ldy Hufford
Stcclc lxutkcr, Kimlcr. .S'cro11drim'-X'N'liitc,XVicklinc, Hamman, Smith, Sefton, Rutledge, Land Llow I
XX cldy Walls, Sills. Cole, Monroe.
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BUT FAIR TOMORROW
If-v IJol:ul.As l'AakHl,JksT llirvrlvd by R. A. Bovu,
The action of this play took place in the living room of the llowards' home
in a small town which might be located anywhere in the United States.
tiethsemrme . .... . Mary Uverliu
Barbara lloward . l.ovetia Shetler
Violet llattield . . . l.ynnie York
Muriel Morrison . . Shirley llarshlmarger
Randy Howard . . . . Floyd Traster
Mrs. llarriet lloward . . . Roberta VVall
Louise lloward . . Virginia Gordon
Ralph Mason . . . Dan Hogan
Uncle VValter . . 'lack llector
l'hilip Warcl . . Sam Dyer
Cathy . . Rosemary Coulter
.Xlice . . . Doris Kenney
llotty Catherine Bateman
David .............. Bud Tipsword
The play was given in the high school gym on November ll and lZ. The assist-
ant director was Aline llector, and .lim Clark was stage and properties manager.
Make-up and wardrobe was directed hy Shirley Hardin, and the sale of tickets
and publicity was handled by ,Ieauette Ekiss. There were seven ushers selected
from the girls in the junior Class.
lfrnul row, lvff ru riyhl-S. Dyer, B. Vyall, D. Hogan, L. Shetler, L. York, J. Hector. Svrand rare-R
Coulter, C. liatemau, D. Kenney, B. Tipsword, Mr. Beyll, A. Hector, F. Traster, M. Uverlin, S. Harshharger
,. ....,,.+-uf ngwnmww
Tlu' I9-lf! Zillflflif
G. A. A.
President . . Dorothy Kimler
Vice-President . Ruth llarris
Secretary . . Roberta VVall
Treasurer .......... liulah Mae l' lise
Last year we said the G. A. A. planned a bigger and better year and they
have done it.
High points of the year were the lirst softball tournament held by the
G. A. A., in which the juniors defeated the Freshmen for first place. Also the
annual basketball tournament won by the juniors who received special awards
in both events. The Sophoinores took second place.
Another event was the selling of stationery held in October, which netted
the organization 38500. They joined with the "ZH Club in holding the llome-
coming Dance in which all G. A. A. girls were very active.
The climax of the year occurred when the animal G. A. A. awards and
letters were given. G. A. A. is very proud to announce that for the first time,
Second State Awards, the highest award given, will be awarded four Seniors
who are eligible for it. Some will receive the familiar "ZH for which they have
This has been one of the most active and successful years of the Girls'
Athletic Association at Mt. Zion. May there be many more.
Front mtv, left to rigIzt4Goodwin, Dennis, Grabe, Monroe. VVall, Harris, D. Kimlcr, Hise, Coulter, Boliek,
Baldwyn, VVendel. .Second nm'--Ekiss. Hullord, Welcly, Heiserman, Gosnell, Vecch, Hanson, XVhite, Feather-
stun, J. Kimler, Still, Mrs. Karl. Third rote-Barnett, Davidson, Kenney, Meny, Gordon, Tipsword, Stocks.
54, The 1949 Ziunoirx
IIZII XC B
l'resident . Terry Hobbit
Yiee- l 'resident . l lzlnlc Sills
The Club was organized for that group of athletes who have sue-
eeeded in earning ll letter in one or more sports. Cozleh john l'. Sznnpson is
The "Z" Club and the ll. .X. .X. sponsored the llomeeoming llzlnee and
eoronzttion of El queen. ilzinis Stocks was erowned queen at the dzlnee. The
"Z" Club president escorted the queen :ind reeeived the first il?lllCC with her.
The other Club inelnbers served as escorts to the Cl-llt'6Il'S eourt. The
Clubs arranged for Hill 1 Jetzel and his orehestrzl to play for the dunee.
The Club also works with the l'. T. .'X. in putting on the .Xthletie
lillllfllltd, whieh is :in zrnnual affair. .Xt this banquet the trophies and letters
are presented to the sehool and athletes.
lfzleli yeztr the letternien have :L party to initiate the new inenibers. The
initiation was held in the gylllIlZlSlllll'l.
lfrmif mmf, left In right-Damery. XYeldy, Smith. Sefton, Hobbit. Rutledge. Britton, Sills, Clark, Hyland
Sruunl rim' firotjan, lfulte, D, Boyer, Rurress, Fonner, Hull. Clow, Hogan, Ci. Boyer, Cole. XX'iekline.
The I9-I9 Ziunui: 55
:XlZLl'Cl125 . . . People . . . lfxciteinent . . . Confusion . . . Bingo . . .
Callie VVz1llQ . . . l'enny l'itch . . . junior Carnival, of course. Connnittees of
-lnniors nnrler the sponsorsliip of Mr. Ross presentecl the l9-L9 version of thc
zinnnal .lnnior Carnivzll. Ks usual the hit of the evening was the style show with
its lmcuntifnl 1 U nioclels. Cliinzix of the carnival was the crowning of the success-
ful Senior cuncliclates, ,lennie Featlierstun :incl Xlliyne liooclwin, hy the retiring
royalty, Nina lrlzilclwin and llztrvcy Goodwin.
Thi' 1940 Zimmi
Klr. l.:1ri1111mr1-, Klr. iiI'ZllJl3L', Mr. Sllctlcr, Mr, Davis. Mr. lC1'1'1ly.
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Nlr. l.:1ri111ur1- llllfl Klr. Davis.
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LAST WILL AND TETSTAMENT
We, the Senior Class of 1949, being sound in mind and body, do hereby will and bequeath the
following materials and talents to our beneficiaries:
BARBARA ALDERSON-AftCY four years of this
there's nothing to leave.
BETTY ALLEN-My good times as a Senior to
PHYLLIS ARTZE-My height to Sharon Parks.
fComes in handy, especially in basketballj
JAY BALL-1,111 not leaving anything. I'm
taking it all with me.
PATSY BENTON-My ability to go steady for a
year to Diane Heinz.
TERRY BOBBIT-My athletic ability and height
to Stanley Grotjan.
BEVERLY BOLIEKK-Ability to go steady three
years to Rosie Coulter. fWith one boy,
BETTY BURRESS-I leave my place on the
Honor Roll to Dale Myers.
DICK CLOW-Ability to impress the girls to
PETE COLE-My extra weight to Bobby Dean
JIM DAvIs-My bur haircuts to Mr. Binga-
BILL FEATHER-I'm taking it all with me.
JENNIE FEATHERSTUN--I will my ability to get
out of all the trouble I get into to Clifford
ANNABELLE FELTER-My good time at Mt.
Zion to all future seniors Cespecially in
BARBARA FONNER'-My pep and vitality to
MARY FREELAND-My good times in school
and band to Anne Goodwin.
WAYNE GOODWIN-My ability to play a trum-
pet to Virgil Lane.
GEORGE HAMINIAN-Iilli taking everything with
DOROTHY HEISERMAN-I leave my long blonde
hair to Ginny Gordon.
BOBBY HEISERMAN-1,111 going to take every-
thing with me.
BART HENRY-My ability to smile to Mr.
MAYNARD HOWE-I leave my ability to have
a good time to everyone.
VIRGINIA HUEEORD-My recipe of love to Miss
Jouett. Be sure and use level measure-
DOROTHY KIMLER-I leave my jitterbugging
ability to Shirley Harshbarger.
HAROLD KLORFENSTEIN-My right to wear a
hat when and where I please to Bill Lamb.
JOAN LAMB-My good times at Zion to Shir-
DICK LAND-My' 6 feet M inches and 200 lbs.
to Dale Clark. fTake good care of it,
LEMUEL LEIIMAN-My success to Carol Smith
to make the baseball team in four years.
ROBERT MACKLIN-My ability to understand
U. S. History to Wayne Underwood.
PAT MONROE-My Illinois State Dairy Queen-
Ship to the girl who can honest-to-goodness
milk a cow!
RUTH PROFFITT-I will my ability to graduate
in SM years to Lorene Tipsword.
IDA MADGE RUCKER'-My ability to argue to
RONNIE RUTLEDGE-I, Ronnie Rutledge, leave
. . . finally.
SHIRLEY SCHOONOYER-My ability to play bas-
ketball to Imogene McCoy.
EMMETT SEFTON - My ability to play the
drums to Ozzie Goodwin.
HANK SILLS- Ability to make lay-ins to
BILL SMITII-To Paul Kite my ability to play
RUTH STEELE-I leave all my good times to
all future students.
JO ANN STILL-My love for World History
to Paul Hettinger.
JIM STROHL-The ability to get along with the
girls to John Strohl.
Jo TRULOCK - My typing ability to Miss
LORRAINE WELDY-My ability to go steady for
two years to Bert Wall.
PAUL WELLS-My Ford to Cary Boyer.
MARY WHITE-I leave my good citizenship to
Someone who needs it.
ELDON WICKLINEQMY ability with horses to
Sam CTexj Dyer.
OPAL ZIENTARA-My appreciation for liking
all the teachers to Mr. Berns.
In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seal, this 31st
day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred Forty-Nine.
MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR CLASS
The 1949 Zionoiz:
flu' l"l" Xllffmig,
CLASS PROPH ECY
As I gazed into the crystal ball
To behold the future's design,
For the stalwart lads and the beautiful gals
Of the class of '49.
I found myself in the midst of the gang
At the Silver Jubilee,
It was Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-four,
And, boy! were we having a spree!
There was KIMLER all dressed in satins and
And wrapped in a gorgeous mink,
Jewels glistened all over her hands and her neck
And Chanel-mmmmmmm-what a stink!
RUTLEDGE was handsomely dignified-
In weskit and striped cravat,
It was Doctor Rutledge, if you please,
And an obstetrician at that!
Jennie FEATHERSTUN had changed her
To something that rhymes with 'fWow,"
And borne live simply beautiful dolls-
The daughters of Maynard HOWE.
Maynard, as usual a BTO,
Is a broker in feeds and grain,
And as he smiled I was glad to see
That the Don Juan touch was the same.
The man from Mars was coming I knew,
He was flying his rocket ship home,
It was jason BALL, of widespread fame,
And 'twas whispered he'd not be alone.
The whisper was right, for there by his side
And wearing a diamond tiara,
'Was a girl we all recognized at a glance-
None other than Opal ZIENTARA.
The hubbub and noise settled down to a whisper,
As in walked Preacher STROHL,
His fame had spread both far and wide
For his writings on saving the soul,
His helpmate and guide in this high calling
Was our talented and musical MARY,
Her flute and Jim's angels constituted a team,
To make the devil wary.
Dick LAND 'glided upg you could tell by his
That he was sort of a planter,
,Tis said that when he buries you deep,
It's strictly the end of the matter.
His sideline is tombstones, and believe me,
There isn't a doubt about it,
The reason is that the ledgers and books
Are kept by a girl named PROFFITT!
The perennial question, "VVhich twin has the
Has been solved by Joan LAMB,
Her beauty shop at Main and Grand
Is known as the best in the land.
Her husband, Bill FEATHER,
Is very well known as a ranking politician,
He twiddles his thumbs and wiggles his ears
To keep himself in condition.
BOBBIT dribbled up in a turtle-necked sweater
With a Z that reached to his thigh.
"No tux for me," said Terry to meg
He's head coach at Boody Y!
Betty ALLEN, now Mrs. Wayne GOODWIN,
And still plays a neat clarinet.
With Cooky's cornet, and four kins coming on,
They'll soon organize a sextet.
Barbara ALDERSON'S teaching at the old
Still trying to make up her mind
Whether she and George HAMMAN should
get the knot tied-
Or put it off until some other time.
Dick CLOW has amazed no one but himself,
His sax he had sold long ago,
And used the proceeds to go to Hollywood,
They say he has made plenty of dough.
Dewey GOSNELL'S firm reputation for
Snug up to a tree,
Has carried him along for twenty-live years,
For him life is just a breeze.
Bill KRUSE, the master of the metaphor,
Was quiet and very sedate,
Having recently been elected
Class number one Poet Laureate.
Well, Hi! Pete COLE-what's this I hear
About you and Ida Madge?
HRUCKER and Cole"-team superb-
Teaching all the latest dance fads."
Why there's .lim DAVIS in Navy Blue,
With stripes for all to see,
The 1949 Zionoiz
CLASS PROPHECY K Continued Q
The Bulletin says he's an Admiral now-
lf-lis Hagship the U.S.S. Teepee!
Phyllis ARTZE and Dorothy HEISERMAN,
Powers Models from good old New York.
Arrived on the arms respectively
Of Lem LEH MAN and Harold the KLOP.
The latter, two lawyers, successful and rich,
llad just won a big case in court.
judge MACKLIN presiding-SILLS vs.
Ruth starred with her quick retorts.
Bob I-IEISERMAN is now a Ph.D. conducting
On the "Henning Instincts of a Flea."
Patsy BENTON drove up in a long Cadillac
That looked just like a frankfurter.
She runs a chain of Hot Dog Stands--
From success you cannot divert her!
Betty BURRESS arrived a trifle late,
Smelling of ether and lysol,
Straight from the maternity ward she had
To be with us at this Jubilee Ball.
She'd just delivered a set of twins
To Gin HUFFORITS oldest daughter.
Imagine it! Ginny's a grandmother now-
What good things life has brought her!
Rosie BELCHER-Queen of the Skaters,
Was happy and covered with smiles,
She had finally established a record-
Ten million four hundred odd miles!
The boss of King Ranch bent low o'er my hand,
A master of horse Hesh was he,
The Derby was right in the palm of his hand,
WICKLINE'S nags placed one, two, three!
Beverly BOLIEK came in with a dainty air,
her record remained intact.
She was still going steady-as Mrs. Bishop.
No kidding-it's a fact.
The firm of HENRY, that's Bart and LOR-
With WELDY and WELLS
Do a whale of a business in tractors and stuff,
And anything else that sells.
MARY JANET came in a new Ford car,
She says her kids are all basketball stars!
The 1949 Zionois
She and Doc are as proud as can be,
All five of their boys are wearing a "Z."
Advice to the lovelorn is jo TRULOCK'S job:
She writes while tending the Sheets,
Her prize correspondent, Prospector Bill
Is in love with his pet parakeet.
With a blare of trumpets, the door opened wide,
And the class lined up in neat rows,
As I raised my eyes someone announced
The King of the Hoboes!
We closed around him to welcome him home,
And to do such royalty honor,
A tin can crown was placed on his head,
By our gracious Barbara FONNER.
The time was at hand for the welcoming speech
By a woman whose principles drove her,
To the high estate of Senator-
The Honorable Shirley SCHOONOVER.
Her secretary, in this high post,
Was our own little Annabelle FELTER,
Whose job it was to keep Shirley's affairs
From becoming helter skelter.
The chairman of the local arrangements,
Was diminutive jo Ann STILL,
She announced refreshments were ready and
Assisted by husband Bill.
And so the roll of the class is called,
And found to be complete.
Who me? Oh, I'm just Pat MONROE,
Your prophet quite discreet,
My life has been both full and good
With my loved one by my side,
The oboe's plaint has vanished
And the speeches that once were my pride-
Are now delivered to young-uns, O Lord
with us abide!
Now the crystal ball becomes clouded,
And the faces are growing dim-
But before the vision disappears,
Let's strike up the old school hymn,
And revitalize the loyalty
That's ours to a high degree,
The love of the Class of '49
For Dear Old Mt. Zion High.
Another year has passed and another Mt. Zion year-
book is completed. We now put the cover back on the
typewriter and start getting much needed rest and
sleep again. We have made many friends, worked
many hours, and learned many things, but in all we
have enjoyed the work.
N ow may we say that we are sorry it is so nearly
over but yet we hope that you will enjoy reading it as
much as we enjoyed making it for you.
The 1949 Zionol
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BOTTLE GAS T0 BURN
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ERWIN FIESLER, Prop.
We Lead 1 Others Try to Follow
Mail Address-R. R. 6, Decatur
Printing : Office Furniture : Supplies
151 West Main, Decatur
C. A. COX
Mt. Zion Phone 50
127 E. Prairie, Decatur
Grain . . . Coal . . . Feed
Mt. Zion Phone 76R2
The Menis Best Store
354 N. Water, Decatur
Macon County Service
Mt. Zion Phone 36
HANSEN'S HOME APPLIANCES
Admiral -- Refrig. -- Radios -- Television
440 N. Water, Decatur
R. M. MARTIN AND COMPANY
Jewelers aml Optometrists
Photographer for 1949 Zionoiz
PFILE'S CAMERA SHOP
Decatur's Photographic Center
100 E. Prairie, Decatur
OSBORN VARIETY STORE
Dry Goods, Underwear, aml Notions
Main Street Dalton City
Private aml G. I. Flight Courses
Dalton City Phone 251711
Groceries aml Meats
Phone 30 Dalton City
FOREST VIEW TRADING CENTER
Groceries, llleats, and Notions
R. R. 6 Decatur, Illinois
Skelgas-Cooking, Water Heating, Refrigeration
Dalton City, Illinois
CARSON JEWELERS, INC.
Famous for Fine Diamonds
H. L. NOECKER CO. EVANS
Massey-Harris Farm Equipment - Bendix and Groceries and Meats
Philco Home Appliances-Dalton City, Tel. 62 Long Creek Phone: Mt. Zion 81F14
FARMERS GRAIN CO.
G. A. Ekiss, Manager
ROBERT,S BARBER SHOP
Haircuts the Way You Want Them
Dalton City Phone 15 Long Creek Open: I-8 P. M.
K-N STORE DAVIS SERVICE STATION
The One Stop Store Phillips 66 : Lee Tires : Willard Batteries
Mt. Zion Phone 42 Junction 121 and 36 Phone: Mt. Zion 6F2
The 1949 Zionoz
Established 1872 . . . 77 Years of Service
I62 N. Merchant, Decatur
ED ARTZE, General Contractor
Masonry aml Repairing for "Better Homesv
R. R. 7, Decatur Phone: Mt. Zion I7FI2
DAWSON AND WIKOFF
DRAKE MILLING CO.
White Drake Feeds : Seed Cleaning Service
R. R. 6, Decatur Phone: Mt. Zion 6Fl2
HO0D'S STANDARD SERVICE STATION
We Like to See You and Serve You
Junction l2I and 36 4 Miles East of Decatur
HIGHT STATE BANK
Established in 1892
Dalton City, Illinois
We Never Close
2220 E. Wood, Decatur
Super Shell Service Station
Corner of Main and Wood Decatur
Sandwiches aml Farley Drinks
Nationally Advertised llvatches, Diamonds
116 E. Prairie, Decatur
MT. ZION STATE BANK
41 Years of Community Service
Mt. Zion, Illinois
LAKE CITY ELEVAT OR
Phone: Mt. Zion I2F4
2239 E. Wood, Decatur Phone 4949 Lake Cily, Illinois
TRULOCK GROCERY ROY WELDY
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Royal Typewriters aml Ditto Duplicators
Phone 3-8321 2245 E. Wood St., Decatur
COWGILL'S STANDARD SERVICE
Gas, Oil aml Accessories
Mt. Zion, Illinois
SUNSHINE DAIRY, INC.
Quality Products from a New Modern Plant
725 E. Prairie, Decatur
RICH'S HAPPY HOUR STORE
Lake City Phone: Mt. Zion I2F2
T. A. BRINKOETTERS 81 SONS, INC.
Plumbing aml Heating . . . Sales and Service
636 E. Wood St., Decatur Phone 2-3849
Learn to Fly . . . It's Fun
BEADLESTON AIR SERVICE
Box 121, Decatur Phone 3-1869
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COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO.
Lunches aml Sandwiches
R. R. 5, Decatur Phone 3-3573
Class Rings, Commencement Announcements
john Shiel E. H. Hall
Groceries aml Meats
E. Wood St. Road, Decatur - Phone 2-4321
VVEIDNER PRAIRIE FARM
The Breed That Fills Every Need--
Milking Shorthorns Dalton City
DECATUR AVIATION CO.
Box 630, Decatur Phone 2-7324
EARL F. JOHNSON
Mt. Zion Phone 29R5
Complete Auto Service
4-00 N. Main, Decatur Phone 5227
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