Niantic Harristown High School - Echo Yearbook (Niantic, IL)
- Class of 1958
Page 1 of 88
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Text from Pages 1 - 88 of the 1958 volume:
Time plays an important
part in the life of every student
in Niantic-Harristown High
School, hours, minutes, seconds
-spent by the Board of
faculty, and students to make
our high school days profitable
and enjoyable' time to see
our school advanclng and
We hope that we by uslng
the theme Time in the
58 Echo have been able to
stop time for you so that you
may rellve the many happy
memories of your school
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Niontic - Horristown
MR. EDWIN I. ROGERS
To the memory of Mr. Edwin I. Rogers, cr teacher in the Nicmtic-Harristown
High School for eleven years, who was held in high esteem by the students.
faculty, and all who knew him: an ideal teacher, an efficient, loyal member of
the faculty, and a sincere friend, we the senior class of 1958 dedicate this book.
The untimely death of Mr. Aubrey Bramel was a genuine loss! to the Niantic-
Harristown School District. Mr. Bramel, a quiet man of strong convictions and
character. contributed valuable service as a member of the Board of Education.
His sincere efforts in behalf of our schools have benefited the entire community.
MR. AUBREY BRAMEL
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The Niantic-Harristown Board of Education
has the responsibility of determining the gen-
eral policies of the Unit District No. 6 Schools.
They employ the superintendent and one of
the better staffs in the area as Well as other
employees as needed to carry out the school
Among the many accomplishments the Board
of Education has completed during the last year
are the completion of the new elementary
school at Harristown and the interior decorat-
ing of the high school. Also, at the high school
a new athletic field is nearing completion.
Included in the new field is a baseball dia-
inond, football field, and a quarter mile track
that has a 220 straight away. This gives Niantic
one of the better athletic programs in the con-
Mr Goms has Just completed hrs sec
ond year as prlncrpal at N H HS He
has contrnually mamtalned h1s efforts
to 1mprove and gulde the student body
of Nrantlc Harrlstown I-hgh School
He has never farled to help the stu
dents solve scholastlc and personal
drtfrcultres Whrch would seem almost
msurmountable Wrthout hrs efflcrent
auldance HIS understandlng leader
shlp has served as an 1nsp1rat1on to
tne teachers and students who know
Mr I B lohnson ln h1s fourth year
as Supermtendent of Unlt D1SlT1Cl No 6
has worked unceastngly to promote the
Welfare of our school to do the thlng
that IS most beneflclal to the students
to foster a Splfll of fnendllness good
sportsmar1sh1p and good w1ll to be
lnterested ln all student act1v1t1es to
promote good scholarshtp and to be a
true fnend and counselor All of these
character1st1cs are evldent 1n Mr lohn
son 1n the gutdance of the many prob
lems and affalrs m the umt
MR I B IOHNSON
MR TOM GOINS
Dorothy Hoose has cheerlully a d
unttnngly gwen us her SSTVICS mterest
and loyalty as school se retary
Donna Merriman, Secretaryg Richard
Presidentg and Bill K
Remember always yo
time does not return.
Surf green and white.
Kay Hart, Vice-
ur end, and that
Iudnth Darlene Arnold
FHA. 1, 2, 3, 4, Chorus 2, 35 Ir. Play
Committee: TTT Typist 3, 4g Sr. Play
Committee: Harvest Queen 4, Otlice
Cadet 4, Echo Statt 4g Quill and Scroll,
'TTT Alumni Editor 4.
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Charles Edward Doyle
F F A l 2, 3 4, Iunior Play Committee
Prom fprnmzitee: Senior P.a',' Corn-
rniftee Lcrio Staff
Ioyce Ann Grossman
Chorus l, 2, 3, 4: F.l'l.A. l, 2, 3 4,
Science Club 4, Librarian 3, Ir. Play
Cast, Prom Committee, Quill and Scroll,
Echo Stallg TTT Stall: Carnival Come
mitteep Sr. Play Cast: G.AA 4: Pep
Club 4 Section Leader in Chorus 4
Donna Rechkemmer Bailey
Band 1, 2, 3, 4g F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4:
G.A,A. 1, Science Club 1, 2: Marching
Band 2, 3: Cheerleader 2, Band Librar-
ian 2, Band Tribunal Member 2g Chorus
3g 'TTT Typist 3, 45 Ir, Play Cast: Prom
Committeeg Harvest Queen Candidate
3: Student Council 3: Solo Gnd lin-
semble Club 3, 4.
Charles Eldon Durflinger
Science Club 1, 2, PFA 1 2, 3, 4.
Band 1, 2, 3, 4: FFA Judging Contest
1. 2, Pep Band 1, 2 3 4 Marching
Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Band Tnbunal Member
2, 4, Solo and Ensemble Club 3 4
Iunlor Play Cast, Prom Committee-
Senior Play Cast- TTT Stait Honor
Band 3 4
Carol Ieanette Hart
F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Chorus 2, 3, 45 'l"l"l'
Typist 3, 4, Fl-l.A. Class Representative
4: P.H,A, Recreation Chairman 3g lunior
Play Castp Class Vice-President 4g Pro-
qram Chairman for FHA. Rally 4V
Senior Play Cast, Office Cadet 4, All-
btate Chorus 4.
D.A.R. AWARD WINNER
Carolyn McGeorge received this years
DAR. American Citizenship Award. She
was chosen by her class and the faculty
to receive the award, which is based on
leadership, citizenship, dependability, and
As the winner of this award, Carolyn
and her mother were guests of the Daugh-
ters of the American Revolution at a tea
on March 6, where Carolyn received a pin
and certificate of award.
Elmer Dean Lane
Iames Lawrence Matheny
PPA l, 2, 3 4, Track l, 2, TTT Stall, F.P.A. l, Science Club l, 2, 4, Ir. Play
Carolyn Bea McGeorge
F.H.A. l, 2, 3 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, March-
inq Band 2, 3, 4, Science Club l, 2,
Harvest Queen Candidate l, 2, Student
Planning Commission 2, Class Vice'
President 2, 3, .ep Band 3, 4, P.H.A.
Secretary 4, D.A.H. Award Winner 4,
Studen' Council Secretary 4, Co-Bus1-
ness Manaaer of Annual, TTT Stall, Ir
Play Cast, Senior Play Cast, Ottice
Cadet il, Homecoming Queen 4.
Committee, Prom Committee, Librarian
3, Sr Play Committee, Echo Stalt, Car-
Iohn Marshall McIntosh
Science Club l, 2, Basketball l, 2, 3,
Track l, 2, l.ettermen's Club 1, 2, 3, 4,
Baseball l, 2, 3, 4, Ir, Play Committee,
Prom Committee, Sr. Play Committee,
Echo Stall, Quill and Scroll, Carnival
Averitt Barr Secrest
Band l, 2, Pep Band 1, 2, F.F.A. 1, 2,
3, 4, Science Club 1, 2, Ir, Play Com-
mittee Prom Committee FFA He
Dorter'3, Senior Play Commitlteef Echo
Staff, Carnival Committee.
Karen Elizabeth Smith
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4, F.H,A, 1, 2, 3, 4:
Office Cadet 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2,
Ir. Play Committee, Prom Committee,
Librarian 3, Quill and Scroll, Echo
Stall, TTT Circulation Manager, F.l'l.A,
Historian 4, Carnival Committee, Chor-
us Tribunal 4.
Date Lrne Crtnaln Sronrlh
Octnovuary 32 2000
Reporters Anetfa Ollardpa
Thrs month the forty second annual reunron
of the famous class of l958 was held at the
Sands Hotel We found everyones occupa
tron was nearly the same as rt was twenty years
ago Oh maybe there were a few exceptrons'
Brll Bramel and l-lollrs Rechkemmer are busy
selltng rcebergs rn Alaska
Engaged 1n hrs favorrte occupatlon of berng
a hobo rs Frank R1ce
Nancy Stahl IS teachmg French chefs to
cook ltahan spaghettr
Walla Walla Washrngton IS proud of Peggy
Delaney who rs coachrng her grrls basketball
team toward a state champlonshlp
Head coach of the Unrversrty of Calrfornra
rs Gary Sullrvan Hrs secretary? Carolyn Mc
George of course'
Charles Durfltnger IS a prlot wrth the Van
guard Space Lmes
Workmg as chref cook and bottle washer
for Wrllre Srgmon we frnd Iudy Arnold l957
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Terry Woodrum ts now a truck drrver for
the Bust It or Bust Transportatron Company
Charles Mauck IS presently unemployed
Lrnda Lengsfeld reports that she enfoys her
work as a stewardess wrth the Hrgh Wrde
and Reckless Arrlrnes
foe McDan1el rs presently prestdent of the
Nrantrc State Bank
Belre-ve rt or not fohn Mclntosh has become
famous as head bench warmer for the New
fanet Chaffm and Bob DaCota report that
they are lrvmg happ1ly on S100 000 a year
B111 Koonce lS fust plarn llvlng'
Ass1st1ng Betty Crocker at General Mrlls lS
our own Sandra Hurley
Charles Doyle 1S sttll out rn the hot sun
p1ck1n cotton all clay
As chref candy mechanrc for the Curtrss
Candy Company Dean Lane 1S flndrng rt a
tedrous fob puttmg so many nuts rn peanut
After Ianet Pollard has frnrshed teachrng
B111 Page how to play brass rnstruments 1t IS
rumored that he wrll play a concert w1th the
mood ole NHHS Band
Raymond Roberts rs now chref bookle at
the Kentucky Derby
Barry Secrest IS the mam foreman at Gen
Edlth Head of Paramount Studlos has Just
hlred a new model fern Twlnkletoes Most of
us w1ll remember Ierrr as Sue Goodmrller
Bob Cummmgs IS also a very lucky guy
foyce Grossman has recently been hlred to be
hrs super dooper secretary
Mrke Eastman IS a technrctan wrth the Out
of Thls World Rocket Corporatron He reports
that every trme the Harlem Globetrotters are
tn town he gets to see hrs old classmate Rrch
ard Epperson Rlchre has made a brg name
Donna Merrrman IS now srngrng frrst bass
wlth Walter Schumann We hear she caught
a terrrble cold and rt srmply refused to go
away Donna seems very happy wrth her new
low low vorce
Betty Herdlebaugh lS a receptlonrst wrth
the Alfred Kushmer Corporatron
Amerrcas leadlng number one space ex
plorer Bruce Wheeler w1ll take off for the
moon rn the near future
Irm Matheny IS the best automobrle de
srgner the Ford Corporatron ever employed
Karen Smrth owns her own buslness col
lege wtth Kay Hart employed as fanrtor
Nancy Murrherd who holds a B S M A
Ph D rn Home Economrcs 1S the last we heard
washlng drshes for the Presrdent
Now we come on the great team of Byers
and Flamm or Flamm and Byers stumblrng
through the Sahara Desert strll buck prlvates
rn the French Forergn Legron
. - for himself as the coach of the fabulous Globe-
SENIOR CLASS WILL
We the Senior Class of 58 will I
the funior Class the ability to make money
then spend it
the Sophomore Class the ability to set a
new record in magazine sales
the Freshman Class the ability to co operate
rather than operate
Mr Angus a book of Jokes so he won t have
to tell the same ones twice
Mrs Sargent perfectly transcribed letters
from every student including all commas
Miss Cole an Echo staff as good as this
Mr Smith an electric baton so he wont
have to use his arm so much
Mr Thistlethwaite a mate for his parakeet
Mrs Young her own sewing machine com
pany so the school can buy new machines
each year at half price
Mr Nettleton a large farm to put into actual
practice all that his classes learn from
Mr Goins a new car then he wont have to
ride the fans bus to the basketball games
Mr Van Doren a year s supply of calcium
to make the boys grow taller then we can
Mrs Ash a can of lemon drops to replace
the ones she used to have
free periods then she can read all the books
Mr lohnson three assistants so he may
have some leisure time
Mr Hudson a forest containing an assort
ment of trees from which he can get lumber
for his shop classes also a years supply
of band aids for careless carpenters
the lanitors a much larger gym to clean in
their spare time
the Cooks an electronic stove so they won t
have to come to school early
the Bus Drivers a ten years supply of ad
hesive tape so they can make the students
be quiet without telling them over and over
also a ball bat in case the tape fails
fudy Arnold w1ll my ability to stay engaged
to one boy to Elaine Smith
lack Byers will my acting ability to any
iunior who would like to go on the stage
Bill Bramel will my ability to make a Hot
Bod to Eddie Leonard
Donna Bailey will to Linda Fauhn a box
of band aids for P E
lanet Chaffin will my ability to keep the
bowling ball out of the gutter to Mary Lou
Peggy Delaney will my pony tail to Helen
Bentfro so she wont have to wear a false
Charles Doyle will my 56 Ford to anybody
who wants it when l am through with it
Charles Durflinger will my cornet to Davey
Sue Goodmiller will my abllity to get out of
study hall to Bonnie Belcher
loyce Grossman will my ability to keep from
sk pping school to Dave Bennyhoff
Richie Lpperson will my box of mint candy
to Mr Goins
Mike Eastman will my seat in the office to
David Flamm w1ll my ability to remain cool
calm and collected to Mr Goins
Carol Hart will my false teeth tg Carole lo
Tootie Bechkemmer in case she loses hers
Betty Heidlebaugh will my address book to
any freshman girl who likes plenty of ser
Sandra Hurley will my Clblllly to get mar
ried and f1n1sh school to Elaine Smith and
Bill Koonce will my ability to keep a cool
collar to Mr Hudson
Dean Lane will my English book to Kenneth
Linda Lengsfeld will my abilities to anyone
who can find them
foe McDan1el will not be back
lohn Mclntosh will my records to Sharon
Carolyn McGeorge will my ability to grow
up to Roger Trusner
Charles Mauck will my ability to make love
to Bonnie Belcher
Donna Merriman will my place on the cheer
leading squad to Coach Van Doren so he
can stay young and fr1sky to keep up with
the boys on his team
Nancy Muirheid will my 6th hour Librarian s
Job to anyone who can get along with the
study hall teacher
lanet Pollard will my ability to play my bari
tone soft to foe Furstenberg
Hollis Bechkemmer will my ability to get
mad over nothing to Mr Hudson
Frank Bice will to the teachers my card
Have Gun Will Travel
Baymond Boberts will my ability to sing to
Barry Secrest will my ability to drag all 57
Chevies to lim Sebok
Karen Smith will my ability to attend four
years of high school with perfect attendance
to any freshmen who thinks they need it
Nancy Stahl will leave the tobacco to Mrs
Ash to chew when working on the paper
Gary Sullivan will an automatic foot taper
to Coach Van Doren so he can have time
to chat with the students after school
Terry Woodrum will name lohn fohnson
to anyone having nerve enough to use it
They may pick it up in Mr Goins office
where l left it
Bruce Wheeler will my two feet to anyone
who can find shoes to fit them
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MANY HOURS SPENT IN SERVICE
BUS DRIVERS: Mrs. Belcher, Mr. Belcher, Mr. Martin,
Mr. Gass, Mr. Manley, Mr. Himstedt, Mr. Stevens,
Mr. Furstenberg, Not pictured, Mr. Whittington.
Many hours of hard
Work are put in by the
maintenance staff of this
school. The bus drivers
see that the students ar-
rive at school safely and
cn time, the janitors keep
the school clean and
warm, and the cooks
spend many hours plan-
ning and preparing well-
IANITORS: Clarence Pollard
and Charles Elder.
COOKS: Rosa Horn, Doris Ko-
shinski, and Wilma Rotz,
Supervisor of Lunches,
Citizens National Bank
ludy Arnold, senior candidate, was
crowned Queen ot the PFA. Harvest
Festival tor l958. ludy, escorted by lack
Byers, will reign as Queen until next year.
l-ler court was Sue Goodrniller, senior,
escorted by Williarn Koonceg Martha Wal-
ters, junior, escorted by Gene Mclfinneyg
Sharon l-lollar, junior, escorted by Charles
Doyle, Linda Salsbury, sophomore, es-
corted by Larry Nix, Helen Renttro, sopbe
cmcre, escorted by lclin lvlclntosbg Sharon
Blalceinan, freshman, escorted by Richard
Epperson, and Carol Allan, freshman, es-
corted by Torn Crapper.
Steve Cocliran was Master ot Cere-
izionies. Music was furnished by The
lolcers tor tlie dance follovxlng tlie corona-
Colonial Restaurant Decatur
Bunn Capitol Company. Springfield
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THE CROWN BEARERS from left to flghf I y McGeorge, Ann Stahl, lanice
THE SCHOOL YEAR
Niantic held its first annual Home-
coming February l4, following the game
with Lovington. The home team made
the evening complete by adding another
victory to its record.
The five candidates for Homecoming
Queen and their escorts, each a captain
of one of the major sports, were: Carolyn
McGeorge and Gary Sullivan, Donna
Merriman and Richard Eppersong Linda
Salsbury and lim Griderg Martha Walters
and Bruce Wheeler, ludy Rotz and Paul
Queen Carolyn McGeorge, who won
the honor, was crowned by Coach Van
Doren. She received a beautiful bouquet
of red roses and a crown of rhinestones
from the Lettermen's Club, who sponsored
the Homecoming, Miss Cole acted as nare
rator in the ceremony.
The queens robe of purple velvet was
made by the Home Economics Departf
ment under the supervision of Mrs, Young.
Each candidate carried a lovely bouquet
of pink and white carnations,
TO ACHIEVE ACCURACY
Left to Right. Row l-lim Grider, Richard Epperson, Bill Sanders, Kenneth Walton, and
Left to Right, Row 2-Gary Sullivan, Larry Nix, Eob Blakernan, I-Iarold Pritchett, Paul Smith,
Bruce Wheeler, and Bill Bcinball.
The season of '57-'58 was a come-back year
for the N-I-I Indians, as Coach Van Doren pro'
duced the 'lwinningest' team since the '50-'Sl
squad. After dropping the opening contest,
they Won eight out of their next nine games.
Well-dressed in their new purple and white
warm-up suits, the Indians were at their best
in tournament play. The N-I-I cagers took home
the championship cup from the Williamsville
Tourney and captured the third place cup from
the Macon County Tournament. Niantic-I-Iarris-
town also was assigned to a district tournament
for the first time in recent years. The Indians
played host to a field consisting of Illiopolis,
Cerro Gordo, Mt. Auburn, and Niantic for the
With only three Ietterrnen graduating, a
rangy, experienced team promises another suc-
cessful year to come.
Nicmtic Civic Club
Carl 6 Wilma Rotz, Insurance. Niantic
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Varsity Cheerleaders, Left to Right-Elaine Smith, Don-
na Merriman, Sue Gooolmiller, Peg Delaney, and
Iunior Varsity Cheerleaders, Left to Right-Linda Sals-
bury, Betty lo Sullivan, Carole Io Rechkemmer, Linda
Hinton's Cafe, Decatur
Federal North Iowa Grain Company
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1957-58 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Nov. 8 Blue Mound ,....,... Away
Nov 15 Stonington . .. ...,. Away
Nov 19 Macon ..., ...,, A way
Nov, 23 Illiopolis .,.... ,... H ere
Nov. 29 Warrensburg .,.,..... Here
Dec. 3, 4, 5, G 6 Williamsville Tourney
Dec. 10 Tri-City . . ....,.... . .Here
Dec. 13 Lovington .... ...,. A way
Dec. 17 Mt. Auburn .... ...., A Way
Dec. 20 Mt. Zion .... Away
Ian. 3 Maroa ....... .... H ere
Ian. ll Williamsville . .. .... 1-lere
Ian. 14 Bethany .............. Away
lan. 17 Warrensburg ....,.... Away
lan. 21, 22, 23, CS 24 Macon County
Tournament at Warrensburg
lan. 31 Maroa ............... Away
Feb 4 Elkhart .. ..... Away
Feb. 8 Bethany ., ..,. Here
Feb 11 Beason .... .... H ere
Feb 14 Lovington ...... Here
Feb 18 llliopolis ..... Away
Feb 21 Mt. Zion .............. Here
Feb. 26, 27, ci 28 District Tournament
March 3, 4, CS 5 Regional Tourney
Left to Right I Hoffman E Hart K Vlfalto R Epperson D Smxth K McCuIlum Coach
Left to Bight T Rozanskl I Clapp I Waddell B Chamberlaln R Schnshuhn
Left to Rxght Coach Van Doren I McK1nney A Bales B Sanders B Bomball P Srmth
OF HARD WORK
The hrttmg department was headed
by Gerald Hoffman wrth a 565K
Tlrnely hrts were contnbuted by Rlchle
Epperson Bill Bomball Iohn Mclntosh
and Paul Smith, who handled most of
the mound duty.
Niantic had a three and six record
in baseball and lost three games by
one run. Team spirit kept the Indians
in almost all the ball games,
Coach Van Doren Paul Snuth Captcnn
'57 FALL SCHEDULE 1
17 N icmtic
24 Niomtic, .
Rochester . . . 10
Williamsville . 4
Argentct .... l2
Worrensburg . 7
Mclcon ..... 5
Argentcl ..... 2
Beoson ...., 7
Becxson .,... 3
Black and Company Decatur
Sunshme Dairy Decatur
On your mark'
Hecrvy lsnt lt?
Left to Right--Coach Van Doreri, P. Smith, B. Blakeman, B. Bomball, H. Pritchett, L. Nix, B.
Sanders, D. Schrishuhn, D. Hickman, A. Bales, G. McKinne , G. Hofman,
I. Lengsfeld, and i, Grider.
Prcspects are high this year for a successful
track team as lim Grider and company start
preparing for this season on their new track.
Aiding Captain Grider in the dashes will be
Dick Schrishuhn, lim Lengsteld, and Gerald
Bill Sanders will handle the distances, aided
by Larry Nix. In field events Bob Blakeman
and Harold Pritchett will do the high jumping
While Paul Smith and Gene McKinney will toss
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Left to Right: M. Wllicms, C. Mc Georqe. S Hollar, D. Bailey I Pollard I Durllmger Mr Goins B
Wheeler, Mr. Angus, M. Stewart. B Sullivan, B. Brarne B Bomball D Smith and L Trusner
The Student Council is composed
of thirteen members from the high
school, elected by each class to serve
as representatives in student problems.
Each class elects three members. The
senior class has three members in ad-
dition to the president.
The Student Council appoints con'
cessions to all organizations for the
year, plans assembly programs, and is
the governing body of the students.
The Council tries to sponsor one
special project during the year. This
year, they sponsored a campaign to
raise maney for football uniforms and
Officers, lett to right: Bill Bom-
bczll, vice-president, Carolyn
McGeorge, secretary, Bruce
Wheeler, president, Mr.Goins
and Mr. Angus, advisors,
and Bill Bramel, treasurer.
Time to clean out the files.
The Niantic chapter of the National
I-lonor Society of Secondary Schools
was organized on May 22, l94l. Mem-
bership in the Sociely is based on
scholarship, leadership, character, and
service. This is the highest honor
awarded to any high school stuclenit.
A scholastic average of 4.5 must be ob-
tained to be considered for member-
The junior members are initiated by
the senior members during a school asf
sembly. Sophomores, who have main-
tained a 4.5 average, are also recog-
nized as probationary members at this
time, An annual banquet is g'ven in
honor of the members by the Ecard of
The officers for the year arc as fel'
lows: Bruce Wheeler, president, Peggy
Delaney, vice-president, Nancy Muir-
hcid, secretary-treasurer, and advisors,
Mrs. Glenn Ash and Mr. Tom Goins.
Ken's Market, Wyckles Corner
State Bank of Blue Mound
Seated, Left to Right: Mr. Goins.
P. Delaney, M. Brock, M
Hastings R. Ball, and Mrs.
Standing. Leh to Right: I. Hott-
mcm, N Muirheid, M, Allan,
and B. VVheeler.
OFFICERS: P. Delaney, B. Wheeler, and N. Muirheid
The Tic-Town Tattler is written and
edited by those members of the senior
English classes who show interest and
enthusiasm for journalistic work. In
its tenth year, the "Tattler" is published
every six weeks under the able and
experienced direction of Mrs. Ash. lt
is made up by the student staff and
printed by Mr. H. I. Wible of Mt. Pulas-
ki. Over eight hundred fifty copies of
each edition are distributed to adver-
tisers and interested alumni, with
papers going to ten states and as far
as Germany, France, and Iapan.
Wheeler Rice Dovle Epperson Roberts Lane 1 chkemmer, Flamm, Byers, B. Heidlebaugh, I. Chattin,
Koonce I G ossman Eastman Durtlinger I Pollard Bramel, C. McGeorge, L. Lengsteld, Mclntosh,
N Muirheid Mrs Ash
SeatEdHMrs Iohnson P Delaney 5 Goodmiller S Hurley, K. Smith, D, Bailey, I. Arnold, D. Merriman,
The "Tattler" contains news of stu-
dent activities, reports of various clubs
and organizations, news from the grade
schools and junior high, descriptions of
ball games and of the athletic program,
as well as alumni news.
Advertising by businessmen of this
and neighboring communities is the
chief source of income, with over two
hundred businesses represented in this
Mansfield-Ford Grain Co.
Nancy Muirheid and lanet Pollard
Nancy Stahl and Carolyn McGeorge
Iunior Class Representative
David Flamm and Ianet Pollard
Linda Lengsfeld and Karen Smith
Miss Cole and Mrs. Ash
Business Managers and
lunior Class Representative
Iames I. Moran :S Sons
Seated, Left to Bight: Mrs. Ash, S Goodmillt-r S. Hurley, B, Wheeler P. Delaney I Pollard, N. Muirheid,
C, Durllinger, and B. Bramel.
Standing: Miss Cole, K. Smith, l.. Lelngsleid l. Grossman I. Chcitfn, C McGeor:rv B. He-idlebaugh N.
Stahl, D. Bailey j. Arnold, F. iticv K, iitrft D. Mezriman, B, Kooncf: R. Hpperson G Sullivan, and
Quill and Scroll
The Allen Fort Chapter of the Quill and
Scroll, an international society for high school
journalists, was organized to encourage inf
terest and initiative in Writing for journalism
and allied fields. The publication advisors are
Mrs. Ash, Miss Cole, and Mrs, johnson.
Students accepted for rnernbership must be
from the newspaper or year book staff, who
are juniors or seniors, and have done superior
work in writing, editing or in business inanagef
rnent. The students' grades must be in the
upper third of their class and must be recoinf
mended by the publication advisors. The
executive secretary of the society inust then
approve the Written work of the student before
he is adrnitted to membership.
Iohn W. Curry, Circuit Clerk of Macon County
Hilmer C. Lcxndholt, State's Attorney
Of Macon County
Tribunal Members: C. Miclcel I. Mclntosh
E. Leonard, L. Kellow, I Waddell, K
Smith, I Clapp, Fl, Eppserson, and I
Pollard, president and accompanist
Mrs. Dickerson, Vocal Instructor
The year l957-1958 was a "wonder-
, ful year" according to the members ot
, the vocal music department, There
were approximately forty members,
with many boys joining this year.
The chorus participated in such ac-
tivities as a Christmas Concert with the
Nl-l.l-l.S. Band, representation at all-
state, solo entries at solo and ensemble
Contests, participation in the Macon
County Choral Festival, group appearf
ance in contest, at many clubs, PTA.,
Civic groups, and the like.
The officers for the year Were: Ianet
Pollard, president, Mary Vaughn, sec-
retaryg l-larold Pritchett, treasurer, Rich-
ard Epperson, librarian, and Martha
Williams, assistant librarian.
Row l, Left to Right: L Smith, D. Merriman M Major, R. Rigg, I. Waddell L Leonard R, Lpperson V.
Woodrum and C. Miclcel.
RoWS2i Plain, N, Muirheid, L. Kellow, I. Clapp, R. Roberts, D, Bailey, lp, Dale, S. lioperson, ana L
a s ury
Row 3: M. Vaughn, S. Kirk, I Mclntosh, B. Blakeman, H. Pritchett, B, Kiser M, Williams and C. Allan
Row 4:dC'K liinsley, M Hastings, H Mottett, B lleidlebaugh, S. Snider, K. Smith, H, Renttro, L. Camp
an . art.
Howl.1.eit!o Right: M. Brock N. Muzrheid I Fluegge D Bailey I Tinmcns M Sewart ana L Alan
Row 2: M Hastings P Delaney N Stahl, M Vaughn S Parish D l'aui:n M Len s 'Y sen
Eerg F McGecrge, M, Allan D. Flamrn, B. Chamberlain S. Combs, S. Stalrl I Durlling and
Row 3: S. Snider, L. Ford B. Sullivan I Kaufman, D. Edwards I 'ones H Pritcrie orc e
Furstenberg, C. Durllinger S. Cochran I, Pollard, H. Brannock I. Bailev E Leonad 't l-lobets
and A. Bales
Row' 4: R Rigg, Mr. Smith, P. Tucker D. Timmons, L. Faulin l. Kenzw, M Williams I Waddell and
Mr. Kenneth Srnith, Director
The Conceri' Band
The Niantic-l-larristown l-ligh School Band, directed by
Mr. Kenneth Smith, brings outstanding recognition to the
high school. lt is one of our more prominent organizations
in the school. Members in the band are from the seventh
and eighth grades as well as the high school. The oancl
appears in state competition and has been success'ul in
winning many superior ratings. Several members cf the
band are in the solo and ensemble groups which compete
in the district and state contests, The officers of the band
are as follows: David Flamm, president, Ice Furstenbe-rg,
vice-president, Marjorie Hastings, secretary-treasurer,
Peggy Delaney, Nancy Stahl, Mary Lou Brock, uniform
custodians, Maren Allan, Tom Cropper, property inan-
agersg Ianet Pollard, Nancy Muirheid, librarians, tribunal
members: senior, Charles Durflinger, junior, Steve Coch-
ran, sophomore, Iack Timmons, freshman, Iim Waddell.
Elaine Smith, Mcrjorette
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Washing windows is fun on Hobo Day!
Is this an F.H.A. meeting?
HOME MAKE RS OF
The Future l-lomemakers of America
-F.H.A.-was organized to further the
interest in homemaking. lt is made up
of girls who have completed at least
one semester of home economics. To-
day it is the leading youth homemak-
ing group. lts interests not only encom-
pass the hornernaking field but also
social and recreational fields.
Officers are selected in the spring
for the following fall and winter terms.
Mrs, Rosella Young is the chapter ad-
visor, Mrs. Eileen Salsbury and Mrs.
Frank VanDoren are Chapter Mothers.
The Fl-l.A. this year sold candy,
served the Civic Club Banquet, held
two Hobo Days, sponsored a dance,
and a box social.
Some of the outstanding events of
the year included a tour of Block and
Kuhl's, Ma, Pa, and Me Night, a Mother
and Daughter Tea, a Wiener roast, and
a style show, climaxed with the annual
spring banquet and installation of of-
ficers for l958-59.
How many more do we have to make?
Macon Seed Company, Inc., Decatur
Emory W. Parks, R.R. No. 3, Decatur
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The Future Farmers of America came
into being about a quarter of a century
ago, for the purpose of aiding and eduf
cating boys in high school, that they
might become better farmers.
A busy schedule of activities, both
social and creative, was planned for the
Niantic Chapter this year.
September-The Chapter attended
the Farm Progress Show at Farmer
OctoberfThe officers and three other
members went to the National l7.F.A.
Convention in Kansas City.
December-AThe FFA. Sponsored
the annual l-larvest Queen Dance,
The Spring activities include the
Father-Son Banquet in Marchg Section
lb Parlimentary Procedure Contest and
the Grain and Poultry Iudging Con-
Famous-even on calendars row!
Records, records, always record books
DEKALB AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION
The library was staffed by
a group of thirteen students un-
der the direction of Mrs. Iohn-
son. The librarians checked out
the books and helped keep the
shelves in order. The Wide
range of materials available
helped make the library a
pleasant place to Work.
Row l, Left to right: B. Brackett, D. Patterson, Mrs. Iohnson, M, Muirheid, I. Rotz, and
Row 2: R. Ball, I.. Nix, M. Walters, S. Cochran, E. Smith, I. Foster, K. Walton, I. Lengsteld,
and E. Hart.
The freshmen and eighth
grade boys were in charge of
patrol this year. The purpose
of this group was to assist in
the enforcement of safety rules
designed for the students. To
be a member of the patrol force
is to hold a position of honor.
Their duty was to report viola-
tions of safety rules to the prop-
The office cadets are chosen
by Mrs. Sargent, head of the
Commercial Department. Mem-
bers are selected according to
their ability and work. Each
cadet serves six weeks in the
office of Mr. Goins as his sec-
retary. This affords practical
experience in the field of busi-
ness for those chosen to serve
Seated. Left to Right: S Goadmiller, R Ball, S Hurley,
and D. Merriman.
Standing: I. Chaffin, I. Grossman, D. Patterson B.
Brackett, K Smith, B. Herdlebaugh, D. Bailey, I.
Arnold, K. Hart, C McGeorge, I. Pollard, L. Lengsf
teld, N. Stahl, and P. Delaney.
Row l: Left to right, I. rleidebaugh, D. Winnings, F. Brown, and D. Bennvhctt
Row 2: I. Larson, T. Timmons, P. Moyer, and L. Brackett.
Row 3: D. Cole, R. Patterson, L. Ball, and I. Belcher.
The Phy-Bio-Chem Science Club of
Niantic High School is now in its fifth
successive and successful year. Any-
one who is a student in either of the
scientific fields, which includes general
science, biology, physics, or chemistry,
is eligible to become a member of this
The club holds its meetings the first
Friday of every month during the ac-
The officers are: David Flamm, presi-
dent, Bill Bomball, vice-president, Mary
Sue Caudle, secretary-treasurer, Ger-
ald Hoffman, sergeant of arms, Mr. An-
gus and Mr. Thistlethwaite, sponsors.
Advisor and Officers: Mr. This
tlethwaite, I. Hoffman, B. Bom-
ball, and D. Flamm.
How I: Left to right, I. Kaufman, D. Smith, T. Bozanski, C. Allan, K. Cunningham, and I.. Camp
How 2: B. Heidlebauah, S. Kirk, A. Bales, I, Mclntosh, M. Vaughn, and M. Brock.
Row 3: M. Allan, S. Snider, D. Flamm, K. Walton, D. Bailey, li. Leonard, and I. l-loitman.
How 4: B. Sanders, H. Pritchett, B. Wheeler, B. Blakeman, L. Nix, B. Bomball, and 'l. Cropper.
"They Gave Him A Co-ed"
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Seated: Left to right. N. Stahl C Hart, C McGe-orge l Pollard, P Delaney I. Grossman, and D Merriman.
S!anding:F.R1ce G Sullivan, B Wheeler C Durllinger, Fl Robertsl Byers, R Lpperson, B Koonce
and S Goodmiller.
"Pick on somebody your own size!" "They Gave Him A Co-cd," a three
act comedy was presented by the Son-
ior Class on Friday evening, November
The setlinj is that of a lounge rroiii
in a college assembly building. The
tooic of the hour is the new Dean,
Charles Bradley Brown, whose arrival
is momentarily expected. ln pops a
new student with the identical name
of Dean Brown. He is a plain, country
youth, simply unmindful of his many
educational shortcomings, yet frank
and breezy as youth can be. His name
electrities the group of students and
then the fun market begins doing busi-
ness. When the real Dean comes along
he is mistakenly thought to be an
The unraveling of the play made it
C1 laughing sensation.
Illiopolis Lumber Company Bear Hybrid Seed Company.
"The Ghosi' House"
The ghost chase began and ended
on March 28, the date of the Iunior
Class play. When Bill Harrison, who
had inherited the old family homestead
down south, arrives to collect his in-
heritance which includes buried treas-
ure, he learns he is also the heir of the
After a night of terror, events finally
fall into place. With the assistance of
the lunior Class and its directors, Mrs.
lohnson and Mrs. Ash, the mystery is
solved, the curse ended, and the
William Harrison, , ............ . . .
... . . . . . . . . , . .Marjorie Hastings
Henrietta Wiloughby ..... ..... L inda Kellow
Ann Wilouahby .....
Andrew Barnes .....
"Mother" Blake. . ..
Oliver Mellon ...,
Sandra Mellon .....
Soleless Sam ..,...
Rebecca West ..,,..
lean Roget, M.D ,...
.. . .,.,... Linda Faulin
Marv Lou Brock
. . . . .Ernest Hart
. . . .Bill Sanders
. . . .Bill Bomball
Iunjors reading parts for try outs
Compliments of Sangamon Grace AIIIIIIOIIIU Decatur
King and Queen of the Mardi Gras, Vicki McCc1rnmack and Ierry Speasl.
Une of the highlights of the school year was
the annual Carnival, held lanuary lO. The gym
was transformed by attractively colored booths
and a highly enthusiastic crowd into a real
To follow the "Mardi Gras" theme a king
and queen were elected from the elementary
Parents and teachers worked feverishly in
the cafeteria to serve the large crowd who carrie
to eat before going to the carnival.
Nancy Stahl and Bill Koonce, Co-chairman
of the event, were assisted by Miss Cole, Mrs.
Ash, and Mr. Thistlethwaite of the faculty and
also parents of the seniors. Nancy and Bill re-
ported it a success from all angles since the
seniors reached their financial goal for the
The morning after!
Compliments of Nicmtic Oil Company
What did you win
You say you want to
MARDI GRAS QUEEN
AND KING CANDIDATES
Seated left to right, DIXIE' Mr,-rrxrncr.
vf1Ckl6 Vest Vmkw McCcmric:K
Pf-'Six Bacrc Katha' 'jcpenbarqw
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Standing left to right, W1..1s :tanks
'fnazles Hzraw' It r:'..' Spas. Law
VLC- FUCK S'f'.'f'rz Uifnkt.. in'
Grand Fuel Co..
Principal, MR. KENNETH I. LIIVIKEMAN
B.S. Wheaton College
Westem Illinois State
University of Illinois Graduate School
Mr Kenneth Lunkernan was pr1nc1pal of the
lun1or l-hgh thls year and also taught one sec
hon of the Sth grade Mrs Estella lones who
IS new to the chstnct taught the other sect1on
Mrs Helena lones had one 7th grade group
wlth Mr Donald Rlchardson teachmg the other
and act1ng as baseball basketball and track
Three teachers lrom the hlgh school faculty
also taught classes 1n the 1un1or h1gh They
were M1ss Cole PE Mrs Young Home Eco
norrucs and Mr Th1stlethwa1te SCIGHCG
MRS. ESTELLA IONES
MRS HELENA IONES
Illinois State Normal University
MR DONALD E RICHARDSON
B S Eastem Illinois University
San Diego State
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The Little Braves have had a very
successful season this year. The heavy-
Weight team was Well blessed with
height and size. With this advantage
they were successful in winning a tro-
phy in the Macon County Heavy-Weight
Tournament led by Ron Patterson, Dan-
ny Cole, Leonard Brackett, Ray Duncan,
Pete Ward, and were ably supported
by Ron Roberts.
The cheerleaders also have done a
fine job. Their cheering has supported
the team and created enthusiasm
throughout the school.
Clockwise+I..inda Hart, Sue Stahl, Pauline
Ward, and Teresa Freeman.
KNEELING-Managers Larry Ball and Bill Byers.
STANDING-Coach Richardson, Leonard Brackett, Ron Roberts, Danny Cole, Ray Duncan,
Ron Patterson, Tony Timmons, and Pete Ward.
FIRST ROW. Left to Right-Bill Byers, I Iones, H. Brcmnock, Bob Byers,
G. Hort, F. McDonie1, L. Boll.
SECOND ROW-Mr. Richardson, G. Epperson, D. Robinson, R. Lone, I.
Specrsl, D. Delaney, B. Koonce.
dig us!!! And just think-it's ours. all ours!!!
I've got cr bone to pick with you! Watch the birdie!
O A good education . . . clean living . . . clean
sports and thrift will build a fine country
that nothing can destroy.
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Blue Mound, Illinois
WYCKLES CORNER CAFE
Breakfast, Noon and Evening Plate Lunches
Steak, Chicken and Sea Food Dinners
Special Sunday Dinners
3M Miles West of Decatur on Route 36
DEAN BUTTERFIELD, MANAGER
CHARLES I. MAUCK
Corner 9th and N. Grand Springfield, Ill.
BELT LINE TRACTOR
1040 W. Pershing Road
FORD TRACTORS AND IMPLEMENTS
Backhoes - Trenchers - Endloaders
Decatur, Illinois Phone 3-2755
C. 81 W.
MT. AUBURN, ILLINOIS
HOWARD YOUNG 81 SON
Phones: BuIIaIo 4-4225, Illiopolis 3373
WILLIAM H. MADDOX
RECORDER OF DEEDS
FOR MACON COUNTY
Decat ur, Illinois
on For a Bright Future, Look to
DIAMONDS - WATCHES For Quality Training, Look to
COMPLETE LINE OF JEVVELRY '
W'atch, Clock, and Jewelry Repairing
Engraving Paul W'heeIer, Representative
Pictures and Cards Sealed in Plastic l l Niantic, Illinois Phone: 112
104 E. Prairie Decatur. Illinois
cANF'E"D"'ucAS Pnonucrs coMPANY
g - V COAL - BUILDING PRODUCTS - CEMENT
2300 N' Woodford 2200 N. Woodford St.
Decatur. Illinois Phone 3-8142 Decatur, Illinois Phone 7313
BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. ,
1002 E. Eldorado Phone 4104 Rdbflltg 81 Sheet' MeI'ClI CO.
DELCO HEATING EQUIPMENT Uma"
BUILDING IIATEIIIALS "For a job w be well done"
HEISE ELECTRIC SHOP
SMALL APPLIANCE REPAIR
Lighting Fixtures-Residential, Commercial
128 S. Illinois Decatur. III.
SHELL OIL COMPANY
"W'here To Buy It"
District OII'ice 250 N. Winter
Decatur. III. Phone 3-7701
DR. JACK H. BENSON
403 N. Main St. Decatur, Ill.
H. POST 81 SONS
Jewelers - China - Silver
Est. 1872 Decatur, Illinois
TILETOWN CABINET 81 TILE CO.
Floor and Wall Tile - Linoleum
1285 N. Oakland Phone 5213 Decatur, Ill.
JONES MEAT MARKET
Decatur, Illinois Phone 3-0212
HOWE 81 HOWE GROCERY
Latham, Illinois Phone 4-3551
EVANS AUTO WRECKING, INC.
2700 N. Woodford
Phone 8-2109 Decatur, Illinois
DECATUR FENCE COMPANY
FENCES OF ALL KINDS
2807 N. Woodford Decatur, Ill.
PHOSPHATE AND LIMESTONE CO.
Ruhm's Finely Ground Phosphate Rock
RAU HARDWARE 81 APPLIANCE CO.
Plumbing - Heating - 24-Hour Service
HOT POINT TV - WINKLER FURNACES
For PRINTING Phone 6879
T I P P E T T P R E S S
144415 N. Water Street Decatur, Illinois
FINCH'S SERVICE STATION
WHEEL BALANCING and ENGINE OVERHAULINC
Wyckles Corner - Decatur, Ill.
CARL'S WATCH HOSPITAL
EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING
347 W. Grand Decatur, Illinois
CHAFFIN'S WELDING AND REPAIR
957 N. Water Phone 8-7432
DR. A. I". WILLIAMS
VEST'S V 81 V B 81 B FURNITURE WAREHOUSE SALES
CAFE AND SERVICE STATION Wyckles Corner
Route 36 Niantic, Illinois Phone 8-6332 Decatur, Illinois
For the Best in Used Cars
P. .I.'s USED CARS
444- N. Broadway Decatur, Illinois
HARMON'S STANDARD SERVICE
and FEED STORE
Wyckles Corner Phone 8-1411
.IAN-SAN SUPPLY CO.
A COMPLETE LINE OF JANITOR SUPPLIES
869 N. WATER STREET
Phone 3-6124 Decatur, Illinois
KENNEDY'S FOOD CENTER
4-414 W. Main Decatur, Illinois
NIANTIC METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .... 9:45
.IOE and GENEVA SPAULDING
Church ......... 10:45
Rev. R. D. Snead, Pastor Wyckles Corner Phone 30-8112 Decatur
FROEHLICH FARM SALES Compliments of
MASSEY HARRIS - ,IOLIET SHELLERS K, O.D.
Little Giant Elevators - Dunham Farm Tools OPTOIMETRIST
Mount Pulaski, Illinois Citizens Building Decatur, Illinois
FRED E. SCHROEDER 8: SON
Heating - Plumbing - Electrical Supplies
REAL ESTATE - INSURANCE
Tux Service Listings Wanted
B. A. SHEEHAN
OH'ice Phone 113 Residence, Harristown 6861
DR. SAM HOLTZMAN, M.D.
1 106 West Pershing Road Decatur, Illinois
LEMEN VETERINARY CLINIC
1080 West Grand Decatur, Illinois
CONN INSTRUMENTS . KIMBALL PIANOS
16th and Cantrell Decatur, Illinois
J O H N A L S U P
906 E. Wood Street
WATER DELIVERY SERVICE
R. R. 8, Decatur, Ill. Ph. Harristown 7431
ELMER'S DEPARTMENT STORE
638 E. Eldorado Decatur, Illinois
GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING
525 N. Jasper St. Decatur, Illinois
BLALOCKS 51' and 10c STORE
1199 West Grand Avenue
ALLEN 8: COMPANY, INC.
24-1 S. Park St.
Phone 5245 Decatur, Illinois
HENRY M. NOVAK
LEACH TEXACO SERVICE
TIRES AND AUTO ACCESSORIES
329 W. Eldorado St. Decatur, Ill.
DON HARTWIG'S USED CARS
Corner of Broadway and Prairie
If We Haven't Got It We'll Get It
Phone 8-2231 Open Evenings until 9:00 Decatur
FLOYD'S SERVICE STATION
2205 E. William Decatur, Illinois
FOLRATH'S SHOE STORE
Famous Brand Shoes For All the Family
211 N. Water Decatur, Illinois
DAVIS KWIK KLEEN CAR WASH
844- N. Water St. Decatur, Illinois
Polishing and Waxing a Specially
A Clean Car Rides Better . . . Lasts Longer
DEAN 81 KIRBY D-X SERVICE
1298 East Eldorado St. Decatur, Ill.
V. H. OLIVER
AUTOMOBILE AND TRACTOR REPAIR
WELDING - OIL
Phone 6361 Harristown, Ill.
COLLIER'S GRILL AND VARIETY STORE
Decatur, Illinois Phone 2-8915
MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S CLOTHES
101 E. Prairie Decatur, Illinois
When You Think of Cleaning, T'hink of National
Illiopolis Ph. 4-951 Decatur Ph. 30-645
J. C. ROSS 8: SONS
F. 81 B. BOTTLING COMPANY
HIRES ROOT BEER - GRAPE'I'I'E - WHISTLE
Phone 3-8604 Decatur, Illinois
RAILROAD SALVAGE STORE
144 E. Leafland Decatur, Illinois
WESTERVELT PAPER COMPANY, INC.
WHOLESALE PAPER .IOBBERS
730 East Cerro Gordo St. Decatur, Ill.
,IOSEPH'S FAY FABRICS
YARD GOODS . DRAPERY FABRICS
262 N. Main St. Phone 2-7633 Decatur, III.
HARRY APPELBAUM CLOTHING STORE
Phone 2-4823 Decatur, Illinois
GOOD'S FURNITURE CO.
Featuring Nationally Advertised Brands of
FURNITURE, CARPETINC, and BUGS
237 N. Main Decatur, Illinois
WAGNER MEMORIAL CO.
1555 East Pershing Road Decatur, Ill.
HEISE ELECTRIC SERVICE
GENERAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
256 West Main Street Decatur, Illinois
PFILE'S CAMERA SHOP
100 E. Prairie Phone 3.34-67 Decatur, III.
4-I8 East Adams Phone 8-4366 Springfield, Ill.
CARPETS - DRAPERIES . LINOLEUMS
120 West Prairie Decatur, Illinois
CLOYD'S FOOD CENTER
24 Hour Service - Always Open
West Grand at VanDyke Decatur, III.
COPELAND HEALTH APPLIANCES, INC.
Hearing Aids, Surgical Supports, Trusses, Hospital
Beds, Wheel Chairs, Sick Room Supplies
138 MERCHANT ST. DECATUR, ILL.
WALTER FLORA 8: SONS
,I E W E L E R S
148 E. Main Decatur, Ill. Phone 5295
FLEETWOOD OIL CO., INC.
Shell Products - Goodyear Tires - Duo-Therm Heaters
Phones: Macon RO. 4-36065 Moweuqua 727
FUNK'S FIVE G. HYBRID
Phone 9R2, Niantic, Ill. Lacey Brock
NIRIDER'S INC .... DRUGS
1101 West Main Street
GROVES RESTAURANT AND
At the Junction of U.S. 51 - 121 - 48
Phone 5064 Decatur, Illinois
'Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Grove, Owners-Mgrs.
Relax and Have Fun
THE ASHES - SPIDER LAKE RESORT
ln the Pine Scented North Woods
Hayward, R. R. 1, Wisconsin
E. Glenn Ash Harristown, Ill.
PRINTING - OFFICE EQUIPMENT
151 W. Main Decatur, Ill.
YOUNG'S PACKING COMPANY
DECATUR TENT 81 AWNING CO.
Manufacturers of Aluminum, Fiberglass, and
Canvas Awnings and Canopies
Free Estimates Phone Decatur 2-1458
MACON COUNTY SERVICE COMPANY
PETROLEUM - FEED - SEEDS - PLANTFOOD
Decatur, Illinois Phone 3-6255
CAFETERIA AND MEZZANINE ROOM
940 West Eldorado
Our Truck in Niantic Monzlay and Thursday
For Pickup and Delivery
De-KALB HYBRID SEED CORN
Illiopolis, Illinois Phone 8071
LESTER P. PFISTER
187 Hybrid Corn
Herbert P. Ervin, Dealer Illiopolis, Ill.
ENLOE'S LINCOLN SQUARE DRUG STORE
"The oldest established drug store in the state'
Phones 8-6657-8-9433 Decatur, Illinois
See the ORTHY KOONCE,S for
Fresh White Eggs
Also Custom Shelling' and Buling
Phone 7399 Harristown
B K V GROCERY
GROCERIES. IVIEATS, AND SUNDRIES
First Street Harristown, Ill.
Phone Harristown 6351
T AND R CARTAGE CO.
Decatur, Illinois Phone 8-4395
Enoch and Bob Trusner
C I R C L E I N N
TEXACO CAS AND OIL - RESTAURANT . GROCERY
WIBICOIIIP to the
NIANTIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH
PRITCHETT FUNERAL HOME
Phone 4321 Illiopolis, Illinois
I. GRAVES MOTOR CONIPANY
Aylco Liquid Fertilizer - StaIey's Feeds
MT. AUBURN GRAIN CO.
THE BIG "M" . . . Moews Seed Corn
Phone 8062 Illiopolis
JAMES M. MOORE
ANCHOR CONCRETE STEP COMPANY
READY MADE CONCRETE STEPS
R. R. 3 Wy'ckIes Corner Phone 3-0423
ROTHWELL LUMBER CO.
REDI-MIX CONCRETE - BUILDING MATERIALS
Mt. Pulaski Phone 60
Society Braml Clothes
2nd Floor Citizens Bldg. Decatur., Ill.
BEAR HYBRID CORN
BEAMAN BROS. STANDARD SERVICE
HIMSTEDT OIL COMPANY
CAS - FUEL OIL - MOTOR OIL . COODYEAR TIRES
Phone Niantic 67, Harristown 7221
HOMER L. AND NIILDRED K. MORCRET
Mt. Auburn, Illinois
ALLIS-CHALMERS AND NEW' IDEA DEALERS
FRANCES BEAUTY SHOP
Featuring: Hairdressing, Permanent Wcuvillg.
Nlanirures. and Haireul
Phone 106 Niantif'
HEMAN GRAIN IOMPANY
JOHN DEERE STALEYS FEEDS
NORIIE VIAYTAG SKELGAS
Heman P O Warrenslxurg
RILIIH BROTHERS JEWELERS
Certlflezl Master Watchmakers
116 E Pralrle Decatur, Ill
JOHN O PATTERSON Wlasonrw Iontractor
Waterproojlng and Tuckpr lntmg
Nlmtu Illmol lhonc SSR4
DPI ATUR AUTO WRECRING
AUTO AND TRLI lx PARTS
1513 N 22nd St Decatur
BLONDIE BELLIUS IAI'l'
2-lo IL Wllllanl
I OIIIPIIIIICIIIH of
SNOW BARBIE R SHOP
226 East Wllllann Decatur
I 0ll,.l'3Illl8Il0IlS from
THE BENSON IIRFAMERY
Makers rf BLUF RIBBON Dairy Pr: duct
DEI ATUR INDUSTRIAL I' IIEIXTRII
Fleclrzcnl I ontracta rs Mrltcir Rewmclzng
1136 E V ood St Phone 8 6627
R A U P P S S H O E S
Fine Shoes or Everyone
HENI4 BRY S
STORE FOR MEN
13-I Merchant St Decatur
I'harle E Pritchett
137 West Mann St Phone 3 7787
LANDHOLT AUTO REPINISHINI
74.3 E Prairie Decatur, llllnolb
BEATRIIE FOOD IONIPANY
1 IDOW FOLD MILK AND ICI' IRI' AM
Phone 5241 Decatur, Illinois
I ood lurk, IIIIIIIIHCI
Phone 3 7914 Decatur, Illlnols
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LESCHEWSKI TEXAI O SERVII I'
69.3 In Wood Decatur Ill Ph 39239
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300 N Water
Decatur Illlnols Phone 3 667 4
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209 S Park Street Decatur Ill
III DLI DNIAI LAUNDRY
1220 I' abt NN oocl
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221 North Tldlll Decatur Ill
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Route 36 V vckles Corner
DASHFR TRULIx SERVICE
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Blue 'ilounfl 1183
BLUE WIOUND GRAIN K FERTILIZER C0
I hone 1 120
ARTHUR W WURL
Harzluare Bottle bas
Store Ph 4112 Re ldenee Ph 4112
ART S SHELL SERVICE
All Shell Products
Firestone aml l 1 ollvenr Tire and Batteries
Blue Wlounrl Phone 1111
ILLIUPOLIS CANWAS FOMPANY
FARMI' R S GR AIN F0
STANDARD OIL AGI' NT
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Det alur, Illinois
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SlNCERE APPRECIATION TO
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