Nokomis High School - Old Nokomis Yearbook (Nokomis, IL)
- Class of 1944
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Published by the
NOKOMIS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
RAY ROBBINS, Editor
BILL SCHNEEBERG, JR., Bus. Mgr.
This year we are still engaged in a great World-
wide conflict. The harmony of nations has been
disrupted. Each day the war lasts We must strive
harder to maintain our country and that for
which it stands. Those on the fighting front are
offering their livesg those on the home front are
offering their service. Today in our country the
chord of democracy can sound only when the
soldiers, defense Workers, and necessary civilian
occupations are in tune with the time, fighting
for the day of peace. Therefore, we dedicate
this yearbook to all brave hearts who are earn-
estly working and fighting for their inherited
right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
MR. D. ERNEST BROWN, Prinripal
It has been a pleasure to have been under the direction
of the two Macstros, Mr. Brown and Mr. Hewitt in the past.
As we have toured through the seasons, appearing before the
public continuously, it has been their aim to produce har-
monious performances. Among us there have been soloists
able and willing to assume responsibility and add to the luster
of our organization. Few among our graduates have shirked
any task and all have contributed their talents.
Now, as we approach the final curtain, we find each
ready to appear upon the stage of life. To its faster pace and
warlike call, all America is responding with willing hands
and ringing voices. Among them we will find our role-
great or small-and fill it creditably. From you, Maestros,
with faith in the future, we accept the baton.
MR. L. O. HEWITT, Prinripal
MISS JEAN E. HINKLE
Board of Education
Mr. George Moeller, Mr. Albert Miller, Mr. Irvin Singler, Mr. C. W. Barnstable, Mr. W. P. Gilbert QSecrctaryJ, Mrs. C. W
Each member of the school board may be considered as one of the lines on which
the harmony of the faculty and the students is laid.
As a careful conductor chooses his players, so does this group choose the capable
executives, skilled instructors, and untiring caretakers who can blend together to form
the Symphony of America. This quintet must make sure that today's education is
preserved and improved so that tomorrow will be insured of a more intelligent race
which can better carry on the American Way of Life.
With the "Overture of War" full upon us the task is placed in their hands to
prepare us for our part, and to sustain the institution which offers such training that
we might carry on.
Therefore, we recognize the importance of this staff, on which the harmony is
carried, who must preserve education for tomorrow and sustain the training of today.
MR. D. ERNEST BROWN, Principal
It has been a pleasure to have been under the direction
of the two Maestros, Mr. Brown and Mr. Hewitt in the past.
As we have toured through the seasons, appearing before the
public continuously, it has been their aim to produce har-
monious performances. Among us there have been soloists
able and willing to assume responsibility and add to the luster
of our organization. Few among our graduates have shirked
any task and all have contributed their talents.
Now, as we approach the final curtain, we find each
ready to appear upon the stage of life. To its faster pace and
warlike call, all America is responding with willing hands
and ringing voices. Among them we will find our role-
great or small-and H11 it creditably. From you, Maestros,
with faith in the future, we accept the baton.
MR. L. O. HEWITT, Prinriflal
MISS JEAN E. HINKLE
MR. BROWN MR. RADFMACHER MISS BUSTRIN MISS COCKS MR. COSTA
Prirwipul AXXiSf!lllf Pl'il1z'i1n11 C0l!lllll'fl'I' Lilfmrv Mnxiz'
MR. D. ERNEST BROWN-Thebes, Illinois, Uni-
versity of Illinois, M. A.-was principal of N.T.
H.S. first semester as well as instructor of Latin
I and II. Mr. Brown's favorite book is P1al0's
R0p11blir, and R0aa'1'r's Digvsl is his favorite
magazine. He prefers classical music to popular,
but "hot clogs" rate the highest of all.
MR. LEONARD O. HEWITT-April 15, Muncie,
Indiana, Ball State Teachers College, M. A.-was
principal of the school second semester. Mr.
Hewitt is instructor of algebra and is baseball
coach. Among his favorites are steak, Gary
Cooper, softball, and "One Manis Familyf, He
thinks a law-abiding, democratic-thinking, Amer-
ican citizen the greatest living person.
Miss JEAN E. HINKLE-NOVCmbCf 4, Nokomis,
Illinois, Brown's Business College-is secretary.
"jeanie's" two main interests are eating candy
and bowling. She enioys reading the Rc'a4lvr's
Digesl, and doesn't know which she likes better-
jack Benny or Bob Hope.
MR. E. E. RAIJEMACHEIK-AUgUSC 8, Newton,
Kansas, Central Wesleyan, A. B.-teaches biology,
German, and chemistry and makes a fog of
"Deep Purple" emerge from the chemistry lab-
oratory. Mr. Rademacher is all farmer as is shown
in his outside interests. He likes to eat fried
potatoes, read Cufzpvris Farmer and talk about
scientific farming. He considers "The Next One"
the best movie and classical music better than
modern because it lasts longer.
Miss EUNICE BUSTRIN-February 21, Carthage,
Missouri, Missouri State Teachers College, B. S.-
is in charge of typewriting, bookkeeping, and
shorthand. Her motto is "I Never Let a Day Go
By" without a speed test. Miss Bustrin enjoys
reading the Rvadvrfv Digrxf and participating in
travel conversation. "One Foot in Heaven" is
the best movie she has ever seen.
Miss MARGAIKET E. Cocks-September 4, Day-
ton, Ohio, Berea College, A. B.-supervises the
library, and has classes in English I, II, and IV.
Miss Cocks prefers fish to all other foods and
bicycling to all other sports. The Rr'mlvr'x Digrsl
is her favorite magazine, and she considers Ma-
dame Chiang Kai-shek the greatest living person
Ooiflfcefihg CACMISIFY i..ilnr6iI'Y
MR. COVEY MRS. GENT MR. KESSINGER MR. MONTGOMERY MR. MYERS
MR. DOMINIC L. COS'fA-D6C61hbCf 6, Nokomis,
Illinois, Milliken University, B. M. E.-is the
music instructor. He makes "Music and Mem-
ories" pleasant for musicians. Mr. Costa's choice
of magazines is the Rl'dl,l'f,S Digesf and he likes
to talk politics. In his opinion, Cordell Hull is
the greatest living man.
MR. Diz1.vlN Covuv-September 16, Clinton, Ill-
inois, Greenville College, A. B.-has charge of the
mathematics department, teaches Latin, and is
assistant coach. Mr. Covey likes to play tennis,
watch basketball games, and listen to semi-Clas-
sical music, he thinks popular music has no qual-
ity. The Rt'Ht1t'l'IX Digexf rates high with him and
he prefers to talk about post-war reconstruction
MRS. ELIZABETH M. GEN'F'DCCC1NbCF 20, At-
chison, Kansas, Midland College, A. B.-has
charge of English III and IV. Mrs. Gent likes to
think of dinner with a thick, juicy steak and a
green salad, with Hzzrjnrrx to read afterward. She
considers Madame Chiang Kai-shek the greatest
living woman, and, among the men, all those who
are fighting for the cause of justice and freedom.
MR. Dfxvia I-I. KliSSINGER'OCIObCY 19, Nokomis,
Illinois, Eastern Illinois State Teachers College, B.
Ed.-is football and basketball coach as well as
instructor of economics and sociology, civics, and
boys' physical education. "Coach" considers Con-
nie Mack of Major League Baseball the greatest
sportsman that ever lived. He talks about ath-
letics, but the RenJc'r'x Digexf is his favorite
MR. L. Anemia MoN'rooiviuin'-September 21,
Maroa, Illinois, University of Illinois, B. S.-has
charge of agriculture and general shop classes and
is a sponsor of "Old Nokomisn staff. "If you
Build a Better Mousetrap" you belong on his roll.
Mr. Montgomery is fond of eating custard, play-
ing baseball, and talking about politics.
MR. L. P. MYERS-November 8, Troy, Missouri,
College, A. B.-takes care of
the general science and physics courses of the
school. Mr. Myers
the greatest living
highest good for
events and popular
considers Mohandas K. Gandhi
man because Gandhi seeks the
his people without regard to
He enjoys talking about world
science, but not so much about
the war. Many of his favorites are the Rf'aJer"s
Digesf, movies.about dogs and horses, and roast
beef with brown gravy.
Physics Shop lvlalllicmdliics Store oom
MISS MYIZRSCOUGH MISS PIRCI-IER MISS YACKLE MISS SCI-INIEPP NIR. KFSSLI R
Home Ifr'm10n1iz'x Hislory Euglixb Caf1'fr'riu CllXflPA!inlll
Miss DOROTHY J. MYERSCOUGH-DCCCDlbCf 18,
Wfaterloo, Illinois, Illinois State Normal, B. Ed.-
teaches home economics and girls' physical edu-
cation. Miss ,Myerscough's favorite magazine is
Home Beaufiful, and she likes to talk of "How
soon we have world peace again?" She thinks
'iThe Human Comedy" is the best movie of the
Miss FRANCES PIRCHER-june IS, Gillespie, Illi-
nois, University of Chicago, M. A.-teaches world
history and American history. Miss Pircher con-
siders Jas. T. Adams the best author and the
Safurday Evening Pos! the best magazine. She
thinks Madame Chiang Kai-shek the greatest liv-
ing person, and is fond of vegetable stew and
Miss STELLA YACKLE-April 16, Hillsboro, Illi-
nois, University of Illinois, M. S.-teaches English
I and II and sponsors the "Old Nokomisn staff.
Miss Yackle likes the humor of Mark Twain's
books and the serious and educational as well as
the entertaining features of the Aflanfir' Monfbly.
She enjoys playing tennis but would rather watch
basketball. In her estimation all the boys on the
front lines, who are fighting for us, are the truly
greatest living persons.
Miss EMMA Sci-INIEPP-February 11, Dietrich,
Illinois-is the cafeteria matron. "What's Cook-
in?" is the query when she and Miss Bustrin start
things humming in the mixing bowl. Miss
Schniepp's favorite radio program is "One Man's
Familyl' and her favorite magazine is Goml Holm'-
lzeeping. In her estimation Madame Chiang Kai-
shek is the greatest living person.
MR. Gaovta KEssLER-February 12, I-Iarvcl, I1-
linois-is janitor at N. T. H. S. Mr. Kessler
favors the Popular Sriwln' and topics about the
latest news, but when it comes to eating, just give
him meat. Lum and Abner are his favorite radio
Miss EDNA BUSTRIN-M3fCh 28, Phoenix, Ari-
zona-is assistant cafeteria matron. Miss Bustrin's
favorite conversation is current events, and Read-
f'r's Digest is her favorite magazine. She has no
opinion as to who are the greatest living persons
because the "world', is moving too rapidly to
show who really are. QEntercd too late for a
ISJCOTY Etifillcrid orrnanlli
'Y Gum I'll Be on M Wa "
Class of 1944
ROBERT J. BROCKMAN "Bob"
"The girls all low' my little Ford?
Bolfr favorite food ix bananas. He goes for Ann
Sheridan and Vargifx drawings. Would like to be an
Basketball 1, 2g Football 3, 45 Class President 3, 43
Science Club lg Community Tournament 25 "N" Club
4g Carnival King Attendant 4.
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Stumling: Miss Yackle, Sponsorg Ray
Taft, Secretaryg Patricia Keller, Treas-
urer: Mr. Montgomery, Sponsor. Sil-
fing: Eugene Kozuk, Vice Presidentg
Bob Brockman, President.
Molto-"Green but still growing."
Colors--Blue and gold.
Seniors on Honor Roll fifteen consecutive quarters--Rosalie Holmes, Beverly Christy
and Julbert Melin.
WILLIAM C. BARNSTABLE
Next to Dorothy Lamour, Bill
likes chocolate sodas and de-
tective stories. Plans to stay on
the farm for a while.
l-. F. A. l. 2: Basketball l. 2. 3, 4:
Track 1, Z. 4: Class Treasurer 31
"Ag" Basketball l, 2: "N" Club I,
z. 1, 4.
BILLIE DARLENE BEAMAN
"I lmw' io gr! my l700k,Ql'l'fI-
Billie's favorite drink is coke.
She also likes "Paper Doll."
She would like to enter train-
ing as a cadet nurse.
C 'X A l
NORMA Llili CARLOCK
"Dorff ln- flllllljl, Mt'G1't'!"
"Norm" dislikes -lane Witlters
but likes hamburgers and Alan
Ladd. The Navy rates the
highest with her, but she in-
sists she is all for protection
on the home front by her
Assistant l.iterary Editor "Old No-
komis" J, Literary Editor 4: Home
"lic" Vlub I, 2, J: Carnival I, 2, 33
Glee Club l.
RUTH CARROLL "Rl1fl1y"
"Lt'l's go bomvfl
Ruth's favorite food and sub-
ject are mince meat and chem-
istry. She wants to be a nurse.
llome "Ee" Club 1, 2.
june l 5
"Gite me a nnfz'l."
Rita wants to be a teacher. She
has many favorites: Harry
james, roast chicken, Poe's
stories, and Life.
Carnival Queen Attendant 2, it Har-
vest Queen Attendant 2, 1, 4: Cal-
endar Editor "Old Noknmisn 4: jr.
Prom Queen Attendant 3: G. A. A.
1. I. Vice-President -O: Home "Ee"
Klub lg "Happy Landings" 4.
BEVERLY CHRISTY "Bez"'
Beverly likes to read Goolf
I1UIlXt'kt't'l7iIlg and "Draftee".
She wants to be a stenographer.
Her favorite topic of conversa-
tion is Carl.
Typist "Old Nokomisn 4: G. A. A.
2, 3, 4: Music Club I: Dramatic
Club l: Carnival Queen Attendant J,
4: Class Secretary J: "Galloping
Ghotttu 5: Student Council 4.
KENNETH EARL BATTLES
"flaw you go! a fn'm'il?"
Kenny's ambition is to be a
farmer. His hobby is sleeping.
He likes to read "Popeye" and
Life, and to talk about women.
I7. li. A. l, 2, 3,41 "Ag" Softball I.
2: Meat judging Team 2: "Ag" Bas-
ketball I, 2.
STEVE BLASKO "Sfuz'r"
"I,t'l'x go bunfin'."
Steve likes football and "Pistol
Packin' Mama" plus Betty
Grablc and halusliki. He dis-
likes a game warden as much
as he likes to talk about hunt-
Football it Track 2, it tina, 4.
RUSSELL CARROLL "Rll.tl-y"
"About llmf firm' u mrtjv of
xnularx flru' o1'r'r."
"Rusty goes for fried chicken
and wants to see Schicklegruber
and Tojo dead. He wants to
join the Navy to hasten the
l'. IT. A. l, 2, T, 45 "Ag" Softball lg
"Ag" a..utots..11 1, 2.
IJREIDA ANN CAULK
"How about if?"
Freida's favorite food is lettuce
and her song is "Pistol Packin'
Mama". She would like to meet
"Wflmlt'lm Join' llwrv. kill?"
Next to a steak, "Boy Boy"
likes Betty Grable. He wants
to go to Chicago for a job.
Track l, 2: Community Tournament
I: Class Treasurer 2.
Warrei1's favorite movie star is
Gene Autry and he wants to be
Hillsboro Iligh School 1, Z. I: "Ag"
Basketball 4: Basketball Mgr. 4: l'. Ii.
DARLENE DAHLER "Dol"
"You'rr :mf u-kidding."
Dot"s favorite sport is football
and she likes "Superman". Her
ambition is to graduate.
Rosamond High School 1, 2, 35 Car-
EVELYN DURBIN "Blol1iliz','
"Tbul'.v 1101 fair."
Evelyn thinks the Grable-Harry
james marriage "swell" 'cause
they're her favorites. She loves
noodles, tomatoes, and Willey.
Rosamond High School 15 G. A. A.
25 Carnival 4.
PAUL FURIMSKY "Poorly
"Tlary'rv always 'Pick'-in 011
"Pood" intends to enter Army
Air Corps after school. Be-
tween football and plump girls
it's hard to tell which he'd
it - ii
Carnival King 45 Football l, 2, 3, 45
Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4: Track 3, 45
Baseball l, 2, J, 45 "N" Club 1, 2,
3, President 45 Science Club 15 Class
VVILMER GERMAN "Willia','
Besides wanting to be a flyer
and liking pumpkin pie, Wilmer
likes Rita Hayworth and to
talk about girls. He dislikes
lf. F. A. i, 2, 4, Mme Club 1.
CARROLL HERZOG "Duxfy"
Carroll's favorite actress is
Hedy Lamarr, his favorite song,
"Pistol Packin' Mamaf, Wants
to join the Army.
F. F. A. 1, 45 judging Team 1.
ROSALIE M. HOLMES "Rune"
"Oh gosh, kiflf'
Rosalie's favorite author is
Porter and she likes to talk
about sportsmanship, :incl ice
cream and basketball are her
Typist "Old Nokomis" 45 G. A. A,
I, 2, 3, 45 Carnival Queen Attendant
l5 Class Vice President 35 Latin Club
I5 "Galloping Ghosts" 3: Student
Council Secretary I, 2, 3, member 4.
ALMA DOBERNICK "Al"
Alma's favorite son is "You'll
Never Know", and her favorite
magaine, True Confession. Her
future, "'ust a lain uestion-
Home "Ee" Club 15 G. A. A. 25
MILDRED FEARN "Mill-1"'
Mildred likes pumpkin pie,
movies, baseball, and typing.
She enjoys reading biographies
and working cross-word puzzles.
Latin Club lg Typist "Old Nokomisn
45 "Galloping Ghosts" 35 Carnival
KENNETH EDWARD GER-
"I lL'0lIIlI12,f my limi."
Kennetlfs favorite food is roast
pork, and he likes to listen to
the radio. He wants to be a
farmer or go into the Ui, S.
Swvice after graduation. ilu!
Carnival King Attendant 45 F. F. A.
I, 2, J, 45 Music Club I5 Basketball
Z5 "N" Club 45 "Ag" Basketball 45
Carnival 45 Football 2, 4.
NIARAIORIE HAND "Nlilrgi4"'
"I ain'l kiilelin' either."
Margie's ambition is to be mar-
ried and have 12 children. She
likes "Mickey Mouse", john
Payne, and chop suey.
RUTH HINES "Red"
"Well now, lixfmif'
Ruth likes peaches best of all,
dislikes Mae West the most,
and thinks LeRoy Martin the
greatest living person.
G. A. A. l, 2, 3, Vice President 45
Home "lic" Club l, Z, 35 Carnival
Queen Attendant 45 Science Club 1.
M. DALE HOUCK "H0ur'k"
Dale's favorite actress is Gypsy
Rose Lee, and he likes roast
beef and Bob Hope. He wants
to ioin the Marines and clean
up the mess.
P. F. A. 3, Secretary 45 "Aunt Min-
nie from Minnesota" 35 Basketball Z,
3, 45 Football 2, J, 45 Track 35
Science Club 15 Carnival 45 Com-
munity Tournament 35 "N" Club
"I uws noi."
"Katie" goes for Mickey Roon-
ey, ice cream, and Bing Crosby.
She wants to be a teacher.
Assistant Kodak Editor "Old No-
knmis" 3, Kodak Editor 4g Home
"lie" Club l: G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, -I.
ILA MAE JOHNSON
"You ifwfl wiv."
lla Mae likes George Mont-
gomery and chocolate cake and
dislikes Bette Davis. She wants
to be the model housewife.
G. A. A. I, Z. 3, 4: "GalIoping
Ghosts" lg Home "lic" Club I, 2.
DORIS KATIQS r'D!ll'il",
"I fbongbl I'il Jie."
"Dorie's" favorite food is ba-
nana pie and she likes to talk
about hcr future in Pana. Her
most exciting school experience
was the junior Class play.
Kodak Editor "Old Noltomisn 4:
Music Club lg G. A. A. lg "Gallop-
ang Ghosts" ig Home "Ee" club 1,
"Hi yuh, Bnfvbf'
Dorris' favorite author is
Rinehart, her favorite song is
"They'rc Either Too Young or
Too Old," and she would like
to meet Robert Taylor,
Typist "old Natomas" 4, G. A. A.
Ig "G.1llnping Ghosts" 3: Carnival
Queen Attendant 1: Dramatic Club l.
EUGENE A. KOZUK "Kola"
"Well, dip if."
Eugene loves spaghetti, foot-
ball, and discussions about the
-'G.11..,,a..,. t:i.t.m" it 'iAunt Msn.
nie from Minnesota" 3: Iioothall l,
4: Class Vice President 43 Science
Club lg Music Club I.
,IULIO MARETTI "Bugn"
"Mlm, yo11'1'r' go! ilu' l1rn'l'."
"Bugo's" favorite sport is hunt-
ing for his favorite food, quail.
He wants to be a Captain in
Track lg Science Club lg Football 4.
DOROTHY .IANSON "Dol"
"Thai makes me xtitlilvr llmu
Among "Dot's" favorites are
ehili, "Popeye", "Paper Doll"
and love stories. Her most
exciting experience was start-
ing to school.
Typist "Old Noltomis" 4: "Aunt
Minnie from Minnesota" lg Dramatic
Club I: G. A. A. I: Home "lic"
Club lg Carnival Queen Attendant 3:
Harvest Queen Attendaitt 4.
"I fluff! gin' u il1n'u."
Josephine could eat Miss Schni-
epp's mashed potatoes .md read
Kathleen Norris' books all day.
She dislikes to make explana-
tions to Mr. Brown.
G. A. A. I, 21 Dramatic Club l:
German Club I: Home "Ee" Club l,
PATRICIA KELLER "Pal"
Pat's favorite sport is hunting
OJ and she wants to learn to
play at trumpet. Says she's
looking forward to leaving
Carnival Queen Attendant I, 3:
Harvest Queen Attendant Ig junior
Prom Queen Attendant ,lg G. A. A.
lg Cheer Leader 4: Class Secretary l,
Z. Treasurer 4.
ANN MARIE KOSKO "lIiuy.i"
"Oh, ,eo uu'ay.',
Anna likes steak almost as well
as talking about boys and read-
ing Snou' White.
G. A. A. I, 2, lg Home "lie" Club
1, z, 1.
LEE LEHMAN "Li'i"'
Lee's favorite topic of conver-
sation is making whoopee, and
he wants to wipe the laps off
the face of the earth with air-
if, F. fi. i, 2. 4: "cs..l1npa..g Ghosts"
lg Basketball I, 2, X, -Ig Track l.
TERESA MARLEY "Mi11'Ii'5"'
"SlmnIil wi' milk fbrm in
Teresa's favorite occupation is
sleeping, her topic of conversa-
tion, Teresa Marley, and her
favorite food is soup. She
wants to be a nurse.
Home "Et" Club lg Latin Club l.
WAI.TFlR MCCLUSKY "Perch"
rrAil1,! sbt' a fn'ac'b?"
Walter likes track and fried
chicken and thinks Lindbergh
Football l, 2g Track I, 2.
,IULBERT IVIELIN "lub"
"Oh rome, rome now!"
,Iulbert likes to talk about girls
and legs, and thinks Paul Fur-
imsky is the greatest living
man. He wants to marry, and
raise IS children.
Assistant Athletic Editor "Old No-
komis" 3, Athletic Editor 4, Class
Treasurer 1: Class Vice-President 29
Science Club Treasurer Ig "N" Club
I, 2, 3, Sec'y and Trcas. 4: Student
Council I, 2, Vice President 3, Presi-
dent 45 Basketball l. Z, 3, 4g Foot-
ball I, 2, 3, 4: Track I, 2, 3, 4:
Carnival Attendant 4.
VIRGIL MOON "Vim"
"Is fha! xo?"
Next to bananas and airplanes,
"Virg" says, "Give me Betty
Grablef' He wants to be an
Football 4: Track 2: "N" Club 4.
DONALD NASH "Donn
"They mift book uw."
Donald wants to be a Welder,
and in spare moments hear
Glenn Miller and read Esquire.
F. F. A. I.
LUIELLA PERRY "I.l1t','
"Now lvl mr' 1'binlz.."
Luella's favorite song is "Star
Eyes", and she thinks the most
important date in history is her
G. A. A. I, 2,1,4: Carnival I, 2, 3,
4: Home "Ee" Club 1, 2, 3, "Hap-
py Landings" 4.
MIZLVIN PIEPER "lm"'
.Ioe's favorites are ice cream,
Sonja Henie, and he's "nuts',
about Franklin D. Roosevelt.
WILLIAM H. MCENARY
"Tell if fo Ibn ulgrbru class."
With quail and Brian Ahernc,
"Mac" likes flying. He says
he'd rather have a "Paper Doll"
than any girl.
Science Club Ig "Galloping Ghosts"
lg Football 43 Track 2, "Happy
VIRGINIA MEYER "Gill"
"Left he franlzf'
Virginia's favorite book is Ri'-
bn'r'a. Her favorite comic strip
is "Donald Duck". She wants.
and intends, to be at nurse.
Witt High School l, 2g Carnival 4,
IRENE MORRELL "Rl'l1C',,
Irene wants to be a nurse, eat
ice cream, and hear, "From
Twilight Till Dawn!"
Home "EC" Club 1, 2, 3.
MARY LOU O'MALLEY
"Now slap il."
Mary Lou likes Crosby, and
ice cream. She thinks General
MacArthur is thc greatest' man,
and she dislikes Veronica Lake.
Carnival Queen Attendant 4: Harvest
Queen 3: G. A. A. I, 2, 3, 4g Home
"Ile" Club 1, 2, 3.
CATHRYN PIEPER "Tuoli1"'
Between basketball, chocolate
cake, the Waves, and Benny
Schwarms, "Tootie" can,t
Pana High School Ji G. A. A. I, 3:
German Club I: Home "Ee" Club lg
RUTH PINKSTON "Pinkie"
"Arr you lzi1l1liu?"
Rutl1's favorite sport is batl-
minton and she likes Gooil
Ho1m'kri"pi11g. Her only am-
bition is to get a man, period! !
Milford H. S. I, 2: Carnival 4.
HELEN PORENTO "Helen"
"Huw you go! your geom-
Hclen's favorite popular song
is "You'll Never Knowf, She
would like to be a secretary
after completing her education.
Ilome "lic" Club I.
RAYMOND ROBBINS "Ray"
"Thai aiu? good English."
Next to Andy Hardy, Ray likes
ice cream and hates Bette Davis.
He wants to go to college and
likes to talk about women.
Associate liditor "Old Nokomis" J,
Iiditor-in-chief 4:"Galloping Ghosts"
3: Science Club I: Projeetionist I, 2.
MILTON L. RUPPERT "Milf"
Hlllll not kitldin'."
Milton's favorite song is "Paper
Doll", his favorite actress, Judy
Garland. Likes to read Esquire
and hopes to enter the U. S.
Service after graduation.
"Ag" Basketball I, Z, J, 4: Judging
Team I, 2: Community Tournament
BILL SAATKAMP "WbixfIt'l'
"Gel tbe mr lonigbf, Hi'zzit'?"
Bill's favorite food is pumpkin
pie. He likes to hunt, read
"Aloe Palookau, and look at
Science Club I: Community Tourna-
ment 2: Basketball I, 2: Track Ig
BILL SCHNEEBERG "Sm't':y"
"Whul'x t'ookin', cbirlzt'u?"
Bill's favorite movie is "Sweet
Rosie O'Grady" because Betty
Grable is the star. He wants
to join the Armed Services as
soon as school is out.
Assistant Business Manager "Old
Nokomis" 5, Business Manager 4:
Music Club I' "Gallo in Ghosts" J'
ANDY GOLITKO "Amly"
- 1 - I7 E i
Track J: Community Tournament It
2: Basketball I, 2: Science Club
President I: Baseball I, 2, 3, 4.
RALPH STIMAC "Skunk "
MIKE VANSACK "Vturuit"'
OWEN SCHNEIDER "Orlit"'
"Il's simple-jus! lilo' Ibis."
Owen's favorite food is ice
cream. Wtruld like to be an
engineer but will probably be
Carnival Queen attendant I: Carnival
4: Science Club I.
LA VONNI2 SCHREMPP
riwllllltlllif llml freeze you?"
La Vonne's favorite song is "Do
Nothing 'Till You Hear From
Me". She likes George Mont-
gomery, and wants to be a
Carnival Queen Attendant I. Z: Har-
vest Queen Attendant I, 2: G. A. A.
I: jr. Prom Queen I: German Club I.
WILBUR SWANEY "Su'um'y"
"Oh happy Jay."
Wilbur is a very air-minded
boy. His favorite topic of con-
versation is flying, his ambi-
tion is to be an aviator, and he
thinks Eddie Rickenbacker is
the greatest living man.
F. I-. A. I, 2.
RAY TAFT "Tuff"
"Thr girls are crazy ulrouf
Ray goes for chop suey, swim-
ming, L'il Abner, and Kay
Kyser in an equally big way.
Basketball I, 2, 3, 4: Track I, 2:
Baseball 4: Community Tournament
2: Class President I: Class Secretary
CYRIL WADZITA "Wat"
"Look all my mnst'li's."
Wat's favorite topic of con-
versation is athletics. His fav-
orite author is Longfellow.
Wants to enter Armed Forces,
later go to school.
Football I, 2, 3, 4: Basketball I, 2,
1, 4: Track I, Z,1, 4: Baseball I, 2,
I 4: "N" Club I. 2. I. 41 Carnival
King Attendant 3, 4: Community
Tournament I: German Club 2.
"Come on, Perch."
Andy is always on hand when
there are any pictures of Betty
Grable to be seen. He likes to
play any kind of sports, and
doesn't care what kind of work
Football I, 2, J: Basketball I, 2, 3:
Baseball I, Z, 5: Track I, 2: "N"
Club Z, J.
August I S
Ralph likes Mae West and foot
ball. Most outstanding charac-
ter, in his opinion, is Shire.
Basketball I: Football I, 2, J, 4
Track I, 2.
"Left go lo Taylor Springs."
Mike likes baseball, oranges and
ROSALIE DARLENIE COLE
Graduating from Ramsey H.S.
"Do you like 't'm?"
Duke's favorite topic of con-
versation and sport are the
same-Hshing. His ambition-
"to live out in the brush like
Ii. li. A. I, 2: German Club I: "N"
Club I, 2, 3, 4: Athletic Manager
"We're Leaving It All Behind"
We, the outstanding and unquestionable superior
seniors of forty-four, having served our term,
having an excellent mind and an elephant's mem-
ory, and certainly being sound in any other way,
shape or form, do hereby publish our final will.
I, Bill Barnstable, leave this warning: Hands off
I, Kenneth Battles, leave my ability to create a
funny noise to Edwin Cassidy.
I, Billie Beaman, leave my childish smile to Olive
I, Steve Blasko, leave with the satisfied feeling of
having never been "hooked."
I, Bob Brockman, leave Steve Pehanich to escort
the sophomore and junior girls to class next year.
I, Norma Carlock, leave my position in the library
to any deserving student.
We, Russell Carroll and Ruth Carroll, leave our
brother "Hustir' to carry on for the Carrolls.
I, Rita Catgenova, leave my secret formula on
"How to chase Ray Taft and catch him" to
I, Freida Caulk, leave Patrick' to carry on.
I, Michael Charnisky, leave my "straw" with all
the teachers to Lino Zandonai.
I, Beverly Christy, leave my heart to Carl.
I, Warren Clayton, leave school so I can cut off
my fingers and write "shorthand."
I, Darlene Cole, leave to return to Ramsey to
I, Darlene Dahler, leave my daily tour between
Ohlman and Nokomis to Lloyd Pieper.
I, Alma Dobernick, leave my letter writing to my
beloved in Pana.
I, Evelyn Durbin, leave all my thrilling experi-
ences to Doris Mindrup.
I, Mildred Fearn, leave my ability to play the
piano to Lillian Swarbrick.
I, Paul Furimsky, leave my Adam's apple, which
I swallowed during the basketball season, to
Thornhill hoping he won't swallow it next year.
I, Kenneth German, leave although I am only 15.
I, Wilmer German, leave with my silver wings
to become a pilot.
I, Andy Golitko, leave my brother and sister to
carry on the Golitko name at N. T. H. S.
I, Marjorie Hand, leave forever, but I may wish
I were back.
I, Carroll Herzog, leave my little red blushes to
I, Ruth Hines, leave my beautiful red hair to
I, Rosalie Holmes, leave having spent much of
my time in the office, as assistant secretary.
I, Dale Houck, leave my secret formula on "How
to keep that slim figure" to Don Tooley.
I, Kathrine Hulbert, leave Johnny to no one!
I, Dorothy Janson, leave all my love notes to Joe
I, Ila Mae Johnson, leave to join my boyfriend
in the Navy.
I, Josephine Johnson, leave my beautiful smile to
I, Doris Kates, leave my corny jokes to Melvin
Smith although he doesn't need them.
I, Pat Keller, leave my Litchfield boyfriend to no
one-I want him.
I, Doris Kirkpatrick, leave my height to Steve
I. Ann Kosko, leave to seek my fortune in
I, Eugene Kozuk. leave to join Jerry Hames and
I, Lee Lehman, leave with my library fine unpaid.
I, ,Iulio Maretti, leave to fulfill the ambition of
my life-to be mayor of Wenonah.
I, Teresa Marley, leave to make a trip around the
world in search of a husband.
I. Walter McClusky, leave to join the hermits'
club in Coalton.
I, William McEnary, leave my dog whistle to Mr.
I, Julbert Melin, leave my ability as Superman
to no one. Why should I?
I, Virginia Meyer, leave my front seat in chem-
istry to Lelia Davis.
I. Virgil Moon, leave to become president of the
I, Irene Morrell, leave without my dear Gene.
I, Donald Nash, leave to become a sailor in the
U. S. Navy.
I, Mary Lou O'Malley, leave as all the other
O'Malleys have left before me.
I, Luella Perry, leave my sister to carry on as a
freshman next year.
I, Cathryn Pieper, leave to find a town where
men are plentiful.
I, Melvin Pieper, leave the school for the second
time this year.
I, Ruth Pinkston, leave my singingvoice to An-
I, Helen Porento, leave my typing ability to my
sister Anna Mae.
I, Ray Robbins, leave my job as editor of "Old
Nokomis" to some lucky 1945 senior.
I, Milton Ruppert, leave to become an expert
I, Bill Saatkamp, leave to become the No. 1
"Grease Monkey" at Johnson's.
I, Bill Schneeberg, leave with a few addresses in
my little black book.
I, Owen Schneider, leave on the first train to New
York to join Albert Einstein.
I, LaVonne Schrempp, leave my baton and best
wishes to Dorothy Hulbert for success as a
I, Ralph Stimac, left a little soon. I was drafted.
I, Wendell Stivers, leave my Model "T" to the
I, Wilbur Swaney, leave with two fingers less
than what I started with.
I, Ray Taft, leave my ability as a "Casanova"
to Bob Zueck.
I, Mike Vansack, leave to become a "yardbird"
I, Cyril Wazita, leave to become a Jap killer.
Signed, sealed, and witnessed this twenty-ninth
day of February, 1944 A. D. by-
The Senior Epic
We came here together, and together we shall
go away. The trip was a long and weary one for
a few, but the majority of us has come through
w' h flying colors. Not once has our group been
f ed to wave the white flag, every thing that
We have undertaken we have successfully Corn-
pleted-and this is not bragging! ! You might
ndt wish to believe us when we say that we are
thi: "same bunch of kids"-that "bunch" that
looked so green and ignorant four years ago.
We're still as jolly and gay, but we really are
sirlcere when we say that we owe a deep debt of
gratitude to our old Alma Mater for all the lessons
shb has taught us.
Our class started with an enrollment of thirty-
three girls and forty-four boys. We shall never
forget those days in '41 when we made our debut
here in N. T. H. S. As officers of our little group
we chose Ray Taft, President, Edwin Holmes,
Vice-President, Pat Keller, Secretary, Julbert Me-
lin, Treasurer, and Miss Pitcher and Mr. Myers,
sponsors. We gave the "sophs" a Wiener roast in
October which also served as a get-acquainted
In '42 we were back again seventy-five strong.
We chose Paul Furimsky, President, Julbert Me-
lin, Vice-President, Pat Keller, Secretary, Michael
Charnisky, Treasurer, Miss Myerscough and Mr.
Time rushed along, and before we hardly re-
alized it, we were back again as juniors, sixty-
seven of us. At our election we chose Bob Brock-
man, Rosalie Holmes, Beverly Christy, Bill Barn-
stable, Mrs. Gent, and Mr. Costa as leaders. This
year was one of our most successful ones. Our
first event was the Harvest Dance held in October
fby the way we elected Mary Lou O'Malley, our
candidate, as queen of the Harvest.j Then came
the class play, "Galloping Ghosts", followed by
the Senior-Junior Christmas party. The year's
most elaborate event was the "prom" which was
held on April 15 Qlndian themej.
Here we are, back as seniors. This year, after
a series of stump and soapbox speeches by our
candidates, we elected Bob Brockman, President,
Eugene Kozuk, Vice-President, Ray Taft, Secre-
tary, and Pat Keller, Treasurer, Miss Yackle and
Mr. Montgomery were chosen as advisors. Among
the activities sponsored by the class were a hay
ride, a bake sale, a box social, the Senior-Junior
Christmas party, the All-School Play, a class play,
and the 1944 "Old Nokomisn.
Four years seems a long time in some ways, but
when we really think of it and realize that the
four years spent here in N. T. H. S. may in-
fluence our whole future, it is but "a drop in the
In our eyes we have tears of joy and pride
mingled with sorrow and regret that we have
completed our journey, and I'm sure not one out
of the class of 1944 will ever forget the four
best years of his life that he spent here in N. T.
' T. A. M.
May 1955-The great aviatrix, RUTH HINES,
and I, a roaming newspaper reporter, have just
returned from a tour to the various parts of the
world for the purpose of interviewing all of those
brilliant students that were graduated from N.T.
H.S. in 1944.
We started our tour in June, 1953, from New
York City, our destination being- England. In
England we were special guests of BOB BROCK-
MAN and his Wife MARGARET RITA CAT-
GENOVA. Bob is serving as United States Am-
bassador to Great Britain.
From England we went to Russia and here
found ILA MAE JOHNSON, who has finally
caught up with her sailor and has married him.
Ila Mae served as a nurse during the World
After leaving Russia we went to Italy and to
our surprise met RAYMOND ROBBINS and
WILLIAM MCENARY who had just flown over
in a Wingless airplane they had invented in 1949.
They informed us that Lieut. IRENE MORRELL
and General WALTER MCCLUSKY were also in
Italy. Ray said that Cupid must have done a
quick job of shooting arrows, for never did we
dream back in high school days that they cared
for one another. They were married in a "fox
holen while a battle was raging. From Italy we
flew to France and there were guests of Monsieur
PAUL FURIMSKY. Paul told us that he had
just announced his engagement to Miss La Verne
La Rue who would be his eighth wife. He is
known to his wives as "Pood."
We arrived back in New York on January 2,
1954. We were met at the airport by DARLENE
DAHLER, who is the manager of the Green
Hornet Taxi Cab Company. She offered to drive
us around New York so that we might interview
a few more of our former classmates. The first
one we saw was DALE HOUCK. Dale is mar-
ried to BILLIE BEAMAN and is a great football
hero. He invited us to watch him play the fol-
lowing evening. At the game we met OWEN
SCHNEIDER and MARJORIE HAND who are
a very happily married couple. Owen is a trav-
eling salesman for the "Baby's Bonnet" Company.
At the half, Misses RUTH PINKSTON and
JOSEPHINE JOHNSON, opera singers at the
Opera House of Witt, Illinois, sang for the audi-
ence. While the announcer was scanning the
audience for famous people, he found ANNA
KOSKO and JULIO MARETTI, who have Won
their fame in Hollywood and are now starring in
a picture called "Down Old Nokomis Way."
We traveled from New York to Florida in a bus
driven by MILTON RUPPERT. Miss LA-
VONNE SCHREMPP, the former "pin up" girl
of N.T.H.S., made her first society debut with
the man about town, DONALD NASH, the
night we arrived in Palm Beach. We did not stay
in Florida long, for we were scheduled to be in
Texas the same week to see CYRIL WADZITA
and ANDY GOLITKO, Stars of the "Butcher's
Breakneckn basketball team, play a thrilling game.
Cyril is known as "lightball" because he has the
power of sixty watts. Then on to California we
flew. Here we found three of our former class-
mates fand we could hardly believe our eyesj-
STEVE BLASKO, VIRGIL MOON, and MIKE
VANSACK, who insisted on the "Rinky Dink"
gang-now serving a two-year sentence in prison.
While traveling back we stopped in Reno, Ne-
vada, and whom do you think we saw? BEV-
ERLY CHRISTY and her pilot, RALPH STI-
MAC. Beverly was there recovering from the
shock she received when Carl married MILDRED
FEARN. Before returning to Illinois we de-
cided to visit in St. Louis, Missouri. Here we
interviewed BILL SCHNEEBERG, who is owner
of the Fairmont Farms. He is planning to run
his colt, 'Bankers' Bait", in the Arlington Classics
this June. His wife, DORRIS MARIE KIRK-
PATRICK, will act as- jockey during the races.
Evidently another of our classmates likes Mis-
souri, because here we saw TERESA MARLEY
who is a trained nurse in St. Louis. Teresa en-
tertains her patients by giggling. Our last stop
was at Pana, Illinois, where we visited DORIS
KATES, who made her millions by telling for-
tunes and is now retired in her luxurious home.
When we arrived, she was entertaining many of
her friends. Among these was VIRGINIA
MEYER, author of a play called "Learning Love's
Labor". She is planning to put her play on the
stage soon, featuring herself as heroine. With her
was her fiance, MICHAEL CHARNISKY, who
is the professor of the Charnisky College of Irv-
ing, Illinois. BILL BARNSTABLE and LEE
LEHMAN, who were great Marine heroes during
the war, were also there. They are now living on
their farms in the South Fork Community and
say they are going to be bachelors the rest of
their lives. Another guest was KENNETH BAT-
TLES. He is president of the Farm Bureau and
spends his leisure time riding around in his 1954
model automobile. Accompanying him were the
Mayor and his wife, MARY LOU O'MALLEY.
Mary Lou is the proud mother of two red haired
boys. We were entertained by ALMA DOBER-
NICK singing the old favorite song "Pistol
Packin' Mama" accompanied by WENDELL
STIVERS and his orchestra. Wendell and his
orchestra have a permanent stand playing at
EVELYN DURBIN'S night club in Wenonah,
Illinois. The night club is named "Ducominn."
MELVIN PIEPER and WILBUR SWANEY also
entertained us by playing a piano duet. They
play over station W.D.Z. each day at 3 o'clock in
Yes! There have been many changes made in
the Nokomis Community in the last ten years.
For instance, CARROLL HERZOG and BILL
SAATKAMP have gone into partnership and own
a large garage in which they specialize in repair-
ing Peeps and Jeeps. In addition to this, WILMER
and KENNETH GERMAN have built a large
airport on their South Audubon farm for the
benefit of all the young Nokomis fliers. As we
continued to look up the rest of our former class-
mates we found that PATRICIA KELLER, who
always believed in waiting for the right man to
come along, is still waiting. We also found that
FREIDA CAULK, with all her romances, has
already been a widow three times. RUTH CAR-
ROLL told us that she had invented a new
method on how to catch a boy friend. It must
have worked because she is planning her wedding
to an tmdertaker soon. We learned that there
has been a new high school established in Ohlman
in which JULBERT MELIN has the position as
coach. Julbert has recently married ROSALIE
HOLMES, who is also a faculty member of that
school. When I went to visit my old friend
NORMA CARLOCK, I found that she was
working as private secretary for RUSSELL CAR-
ROLL, who is a prominent lawyer in Nokomis.
He is now working on the case filed by EUGENE
KOZUK against LUELLA PERRY for breach of
promise. Next we went to visit KATHRINE
HULBERT and her husband johnny, and saw
that they own a large poultry farm on which
Kathrine does all the work. While we were there,
another one of our former classmates, WARREN
CLAYTON, put in his appearance. Warren as
just returned to Nokomis. to be the minister of
the Baptist Church, and with him was his wife,
the former DARLENE COLE. We were as-
tonished to find DOROTHY JANSON isn't con-
tented with her own six children, so she has built
a nursery in Nokomis. The last one we talked to
was HELEN PORENTO, who is now the secre-
tary at N.T.H.S. Oh yes! I must not forget to
tell you this interesting news. We could not find
RAY TAFT anywhere. Nobody seemed to know
where he was. I have just heard a news report
over the radio which stated that he was caught
today trying to take the tires off the President's
car and siphon the gas.
Ruth says our next tour will be around the
world to get some more bits of news. We would
like to tell you what it is but we can't because
it is a military secret. This is your roaming re-
porter signing off for now!
CATHRYN and RUTH.
'Zetff Pretend "
By Their Initials You
Kenneth Battles .
Billie Beaman ,.
Steve Blasko .. .
Bob Brockman ..
Norma Carlock . .
Russell Carroll . . .
Ruth Carroll ,...
Freida Caulk .,,,.
Cole . . .
Dahler . . .
Alma Dobernick ..
Evelyn Durbin . . .
Mildred Fearn . . .
Paul Furimsky . . .
Kenneth German . .
Wilmer German , ,
Andy Golitko ....
Marjorie Hand . . .
Carroll Herzog . . .
Ruth Hines .,..
Rosalie Holmes . . .
Dale Houck ......
Kathrine Hulbert .
Dorothy Janson . .
Johnson . .
Josephine Johnson .
Doris Kates . . .
Anna Kosko . . . .
Eugene Kozuk ,...
Julio Maretti . . .
Teresa Marley ....
Walter McClusky .
. .wealthy bluebeard
. . . . . . .kissable boy
. . . . . .bashful babe
. . .Beau Brummell
, . , .never careless
. . . . .rustic cutie
. . .radiant character
, . mischievous child
. monkey charmer
betrothed ftoj Carl
. . . .woman charmer
. . . . delayed comer
. . dainty damsel
. . . .always dopey
.. entirely dizzy
. . . . musical future
. . . . . .pretty face
. . . . , . .killing guy
. . .willing gentleman
.. all-American guy
, . . carefree human
. . .rapturous honey
. . . .darn handsome
. . . .keen hep-cat
. . . , .dainty jonquil
. . .in many jams
. , . . . . . .jolly jiver
, . . .dangerous kisser
. . . .pretty kidder
. . . .daring kid
. . ,always kind
. . .ever kidding
, . . .lovely legs
. . . .joyful moron
. ....,... teases many
. . . . . . .willing mate
Julbert Melin . .
Virginia Meyer . . .
Virgil Moon ....
Irene Morrell ..
Donald Nash ......
Mary Lou O'Malley .
Luella Perry .......
Cathryn Pieper . . .
Melvin Pieper . . .
Ruth Pinkston ,. .
Helen Porento . . ,
Raymond Robbins . .
Milton Ruppert .,..
Bill Saatkamp ....
Bill Schneeberg . . .
Owen Schnieder ....
LaVonne Schrempp .
Ralph Stimac ....
Wendell Stivers ..
Wilbur Swaney ..
Ray Taft ......
Mike Vansack ....
Cyril Wadzita . .
. . . .jolly Qandj magnetic
. . . .vigorous mamma
. . , . .valiant mister
. . . .industrious maiden
, . . . .draggy nights
. . . ..... merry outlook
. . .likeable peach
. . . . . . .careless politician
. .masculine fandj proud
. . . .happy person
. . . .romantic realist
. . .majestic ruler
. . . .bashful Sinatra
. . . . .banker's son
. . . .omni smart
. . . . .lovely smile
. . . . .rugged soldier
. . . .witty sensation
. . . .winged soldier
. . .romantic type
. . . . .modest villain
. . . .carefree wallflower
"IfVe'll Get Along Somehow"
Class of 1945
Sfllllllillgl Mr. Costa, Sponsorg Don Ren-
nekamp, Vice Presidentg Roberta J.
I-Iugener, Treasurer, jimmy Guyot,
Presidentg Laura Mae Petty, Secretary.
Silliug: Mrs. Gent, Sponsor.
JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS
The junior Lyric
In the fall of '41, sixty-nine "frisky freshies"
entered N. T. H. S. To help us out, we chose
Miss Pircher and Mr. Myers as our "Mama" and
"Papa", As leaders of our class, we chose Jim
Guyot, Carl Keele, Edwina Stauder, and Jean
In sports we were represented by Lino Zan-
donai, Charles Golitko, Joe Bass, Lynis Niehaus,
Carl Keele, and Melvin Smith.
As sixty-six "sophisticated" sophomores, we
entered N. T. H. S. in the fall of '42, Being bet-
ter acquainted, we didn't need "Mom,' and "Pop",
so we chose Mr. Myers and Miss Cocks as spon-
sorsg but, still needing leaders for our class, We
chose Don Rennekamp, Lino Zandonai, Mary
Cranfill, and Sue Schaper. We were again rep-
resented in sports by our old stand-bys.
Here we are as "jolly" juniors, with a class of
only fifty-five. This year our sponsors are Mrs.
Gent and Mr. Costag jim Guyot, Don Renne-
kamp, Laura Mae Petty, and Roberta Hugener
are the class officers.
At the Harvest Dance, Laura Mae Petty was
chosen queen. We were guests of the seniors at
the Christmas Party and their hosts at the Junior-
Senior Prom just before graduation. We gave a
successful junior class play, "The Go-Getter", and
helped in the all-school plays when we were soph-
omores and juniors.
In sports we contributed old faithfuls, as well
as Jack Schaefer, a new but old member of the
Since our motto is "push, pull, or get out of
the way," let's all pull for a successful senior
year and a speedy victory.
I-I. M. P. SCL. M. P.
M0110-"Push, pull or get our of the way".
Colors-Red, White, and Blue.
MRS. GENT, Sponsor
MERON R. COCKELREAS
LELIA W. DAVIS
Class of 1945
Camm Shy BERNARD Fox
JEAN MARIE FESSER
ROBERTA J. HUGENER
EULA JEAN HAGEMEIER
VERNON P. JOHNSON
CLARENCE W. KEISER
LAURA MAE PETTY
PAUL L. LAYER
sY1.vIo J. LFHENBAUER
DARRELL C. MINDRUP
LUCILLE A. PUMPHREY
DORIS MARIE MINDRUP
DON RIINN EKAMP
Class of 1945
MR. COSTA, Sponsor
VIRGINIA nl. SMALI.IiY
'Hs ime Goes B "
Mon. 30-Ho! Hum! vacation over. Upper classmen reg-
ister. Why are all those boys going on the football
Held? Could it be practice?
Tues. 31-My, my, what small people! Are those really
the "freshies" and sophomores coming to register?
Wed. I-School starts. Gee, what a day-many new faces.
Humm, some not bad!
Thurs. 2-Oh Gee, our first full day. Library opens, and
freshmen pay their first visit to the library. "Old No-
komis" staff chosen by faculty.
Fri. 3-Staff meets for first time.
Mon. 6--Hurrah! Holiday. Believe it or not, but today is
Tues. 7-Where is the rush? Class meeting? Oh, I know-
nomination for class officers, and sponsors to be chosen.
Wed. 8-Such noise! Who is doing all the yelling? That's
right-speeches for oflicers and cheer leaders. What a
Thurs. 9-The N. T. H. S. machines have election today
for senior officers and also for the lower classmen.
Do the freshman boys like showers? Or did the seniors
put them under? James Valenti entertained the 6th
hour English II by telling of his experiences in "Boot"
Fri. 10-Happy day, for all the big-shot politicians who
were put' in office. Poor "frcshie"! What will happen
next? It seems they like the paddling machine too.
Mon. 13-Oh, joy! A real Assembly program. Now,
"fellas," do you still want to be aviators? "Bump"
Arnold "sure" made it sound thrilling. What patriotic
people the seniors are. They gave the school a new flag.
Tues. 14-"Buy more War Bonds and Stampsn is an ap-
propriate motto for our school. The Third War Loan
is a cinch since our Student Council started selling
war bonds and stamps at school. Hurrah! What a
start! We beat Hillsboro 48 to 0, just for practice.
Wed. 15-Had an exciting half-hour after school. Two of
the stronger OJ sex came to blows.
Thurs. 16-"Big Shot" seniors had a meeting after school.
Wonder what it's all about?
Fri. 17-"All band members, get' your horns"-Boy! This
is swell! Band gets out fifth and sixth hours to march
uptown. Hurrah! Hurrah! beat Shelbyville 13 to 6.
Are we good! ! !
Mon. 20-Class rings are in. Whcre'm I gonna get eight
bucks? Worry, Worry.
Tues. 21-Left, right, left, right. Is that the band out in
field learning how to march?
Nlifed. 22-Ho hum! Same old grind.
Thurs. 23-Still grinding.
Fri. 24-Come on! Yell!-l-Lookout! Those big
football players on the stage. Hurrah! Hurrah! We
won our first home game. Kincaid was the victim
13 to 6.
Mon. 27--Look! at what the Staff did Friday afternoon.
Gee! they really sold "a lot of" good things. An-
nouncement for junior class meeting. Hope, hope, it's
about a party.
Tues. 28-Why are the F. F. A. going to meet after school?
Come on boys, let us in on the secret.
Wed. 29-The F. F. A. secret was exposed today when a
group of this year's members came to school apparent-
ly dressed for a Hallowe'en party. What an initia-
tion those poor students have to go through! The staff
has an important meeting. Wonder if it has anything
to do with this year's Annual?
Thurs. 30--Whew! what a day! Class work and tests ! !
Fri. 1-Another game todayg we play Pana and beat them
to the tune of 13 to 7. Hurrah! for Nokomis Red-
Mon. 4-Band again, and I'd like to study.
Tues. S-My, my, why all the class meetings? Seniors
discuss hayride, and lower classes decide on assessments
and other general business.
Wed. 6-Oh, joy! G. A. A. meeting after school. Listen
to the noise from the Assembly-World Series.
Thurs. 7-Three cheers for the seniors. Tonight they're
having an all school hayride. Oh, Boy! Oh, Boy!
Fri. 8-Oh! Hum, Why is everyone so sleepy? Why, it's
the day after the hayride. Screen tests were given.
Mon. ll-Why are the football boys so happy? They won
the game Saturday against St. James 25 to 0.
Tues. 12-Shucks! Second team lost a football game to
Wed. 13-Home "ec" girls serve their first dinner to guests.
Those lucky freshmen are listening to records of
Thurs. 14-The candidates for Harvest Queen are an-
Fri. 15-What were those naughty boys doing with that
mouse? Trying to make the girls scream! Whew!
Game against Benld and we lost 6 to 0.
Mon. 18-Some of our alumni visit today.
Tues. 19-Washed my face, put on a tie, and took screen
test in football.
Wed. 20-Nothing to do.
Thurs. 21-What's the big event? Why is everyone hurry-
ing through the halls? I know-Harvest Dance. Laura
Mae Petty crowned Queen.
Fri. 22-Skipped school legally today. Teachers attended
teachers' meeting at Hillsboro.
Mon. 25-Band and maiorettes shot!
Tues. 26-Lookit! all the class meetings. Wonder what's
Wed. 27-What's everyone studying so hard for? Oh!
'Marckin Alon Together"
Class of 1946
Left to rigbl: Delmar A. Johnson, Presi-
dentg Phyllis Vancil, Secretary, Lucille
Shalbot, Treasurer, Miss Cocks, Sponsorg
Mr. Rademacher, Sponsorg janet A. Ken-
nedy, Vice President.
The Sophomore Rhyme
One year ago ninety of us ambitious freshmen,
eager to make "good", entered the grand old halls
of Nokomis High. There were the usual jeers
and comments about us green freshies and our
actions. Since then we, the sophomores of '44,
have proved our intelligence to the utmost of our
ability with the average of six pupils on the honor
roll per quarter. To guide and assist us, we chose
Miss Cocks and Mr. Rademacher as our class
Our social activities for the year included a
Hallowe'en Party at which we gave the freshmen
a "royal" initiation. june Lancaster of our class
was voted the Football Carnival Queen which was
a great achievement in our estimation.
After a loss of eight pupils and a gain of four
We now number eighty-six, still the largest class
of '44. The four new students came from Macon,
Irving, and Ohlman.
For our class officers we elected Delmar John-
son, president, Janet Kennedy, vice presidcntg Lu-
cille Shalbot, treasurer, and Phyllis Vancil, sec-
Our class has also contributed its share in ath-
letic activities. We have four lettermen-Bob
Thornhill, "Chuck" Klindworth, Charles Sparks,
and Johnny Macek. Four other students from our
class participated in football, two in basketball,
four in baseball, and two in track, helping to
bring to a close a successful season for N. T.
D. H., B. S.
Motto-"Better than the rest, but not better than the best."
Colors-Blue and Gold.
Miss Cocks, Sponsnr
Kenneth W. lingelhart
Helen I.. Adams
Kenneth R. lipley
james L. Cassidy
Audrey j. Battles
Dominic Bcrtinetti, jr.
Isadore I.. Bcrrinetti
Russell li. German
lflbin F. Blulieh
Martha Ann Crabbe
Pauline j. Bolte
Steve Dnsuvich, jr.
Class of 1946
Betty R. Henson
Marian I. Herzog
Anna Marie johnson
Delmar A. johnson
Helen M. Kacurm
Clarence E. Kelly
Natalee jo Oltmann
Eugene B. Parker, Jr.
Ruby P. Sanders
lilizabeth M. Kosko
Victoria D. Paulon
Billie A. Schaefer
john L. Macek
Anna Mac Porento
Betty -Io Smalley
Class of 1946
joseph A. Toschalt
Charles M. Sparks
James W. Steck
Norma jean Stivcrs
Floyd F. Storm
Olive Mae Woodhouse
Lillian A. Swarbrick
Robert L. Thornhill
l Anthony Stimac
Camera Shy l Donna Lee Vedder
Twent y -fi ve
'Lily ime Goes B "
Thurs. 28-Ugh! Exams today. Staff meets after school
to decide on colors. What's your guess?
Fri. 29-Hurrah! Hurrahg What a game! beat Hillsboro
25 to 0. Sophs and freshies had Hallowe'en party.
Mon. 1-Had a picture in history-News reels.
Tues. 2-Gee whiz, the Staff and certain seniors are to meet
after school to plan a subscription campaign skit.
Wed. 3-The juniors are busy each evening rehearsing for
Thurs. 4-All the spirits of "Old Nokomis" return in per-
son to remind the student body, "What a good book
Fri. S-Three cheers for our football boys. Beat Mt. Olive
in last game of season 7 to 0.
Mon. 8-Ugh! Report cards given out. Many unhappy
people and a few happy ones.
Tues. 9-Seniors must start planning their future. Repre-
sentative from lllinois Wesleyan came to urge them to
Wed. 10-Gee, what a banquet! Who says the G. A. A.
can't cook? How about it, "N" club members?
Thurs. ll-Armistice Day. Program by Legionnaires. Half
Fri. 12-Carnival! june Lancaster is elected queeng Paul
Sat. 13-F. F. A. win ribbons at grain and poultry show
Mon. 15-Hurry! Hurry! Last' day to buy your Annual
for one dollar.
Tues. 16-Seniors and freshmen win Annual Subscription
campaign! Now for the party.
Wed. 17-Whoopie, assembly program, "Wings Over Amer-
ica" presented by Kvilb WdV71Xf7llH Bc Co. Look at all
those boys dressed up like girls. "N" club initiation.
Thurs. 18-Ray and Julbert give War Bond Booster with
slide pictures. juniors give previews of their play,
Fri. 19-The Junior class play was a huge success, proving
the juniors are "go-getters."
Mon. 22-Gee, sophomores and freshies have technicolor
pictures of "Man Without a Country." Seniors have
meeting after school to plan for box supper and
Tues. 23--Our principal absent from school half day.
Vfed. 24-Whew! Last day of school before Thanksgiving
Mon. 29-"All girls, have your boxes ready for box social
tomorrow night," was the announcement made by Bob
Tues. 30-Wonder who will buy my box tonight? Thanks
to Mr. L. R. Kessinger for auctioning our boxes.
V'ed. 1-Student Council decides to buy a jeep.
Fri. 3-Juniors and sophomores pay off their debt to the
seniors and freshmen with a matinee dance and party
this afternoon. Thanks, classmates! We hope we win
Mon. 6-Too much noise-no pep meeting-Shame! Shame!
Tues. 7-Won Hrst basketball game with Rosamond! Hur-
rah for our side ! ! !
Wed. 8-How tall are you? Why the question? Seniors
measure for caps and gowns.
Fri. 10-"Food" with his free throw beat Staunton 34-33.
Good for "Pood".
Mon. 13-G. A. A. Christmas party at' Miss Myerscough's
apartment. More fun ! !
W'ed. 15-Ouch! Lost game to Shelbyville. That certainly
Thurs. 16-Seniors are really working hard to prepare that
Christmas party all the juniors and seniors are looking
Mon. 20-Seniors decide upon the color of their gowns.
Boys choose gray gowns and white tassels. the girls
white gowns and tassels.
Tues. 21-Senior-Junior Christmas party. Did everyone
have fun? ? ? Even old Santa was there in person.
Wed. 22-Last full day of school this year. We bow to
Thurs. 23-Hurrah-No more school this year. Hope
everyone has fun.
Mon. 3-Back to school again-New Year-More resolu-
tions. Hope we keep them.
Tues. 4-Ring,-Ring-bells and more bells-group pic-
Wed. S--Beat Pana-21-25.
Thurs. 6-'Why so many studious people? Oh, I know-
Fri. 7-Oh! what' a headache-more exams. Wish 3 o'clock
would come early today. We beat Witt. We soared-
team scored-Witt bored. We won!
Mon. I0-Exam papers back ! ! ! Poor us! How little we
Tues. ll-Lost game to Taylorville. We didn't want to
spoil their record.
Wed. 12-Pictures of snow scenes were taken. We now
have a new basketball player-Jack Schaefer.
Thurs. 13-Mrs. Hubbard takes care of Mr. Kessinger's
Fri. 14-Feel rather low tonight. Lost game to Carlinville.
Mon. 17-New senior. Welcome, Darlene fDarlenc Cole.
Tues. 18--Kinda sick-got report cards today.
Wed. 19-Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt from Strasburg were here
looking us over.
Thurs. 20-Dairy Meeting in the "Gym". Miss Cocks en-
tertains the faculty.
Fri. 21-We did it again-Beat Witt 31-29.
Mon. 24-Practice for All-School Play begins.
'Green E er"
Class of 1947
Burk Row: Ramon Bertolino, Secretaryg
Mr. Myers, Sponsor.
Frou! Row: Adienne Myers, Treasurer,
Miss Myerscough, Sponsor, Eleanor
jean Schneider, Vice President, Bobby
The Freshman Ditty
In the fall of 1943, fifty-two of us freshmen,
thirty girls and twenty-four boys, from the No-
komis and Coalton Grade Schools, Parochial
Schools, Country Schools, and the surrounding
communities, entered the halls of N.T.H.S. to
begin our struggle toward graduation, four years
We chose Bob Zueck, Eleanor Schneider,
Adienne Myers, and Ramon Bertolino as our
"heads", and Miss Myerscough and Mr. Myers
as the advisory committee.
Our boys who have entered into sports and
who will continue upholding our class on the ath-
letic field are jim Brackenhoff, Bob Zueck, Gene
Zueck, Bill Kirkpatrick, Ted Carroll, and Ray
We have entered the school activities and,
though we have lost six pupils during the year,
we have gained two new ones, and hope we will
emerge and go on as the best class this school has
Since we are the smallest class in N.T.H.S. we
hope to prove the adage, "Precious articles are
wrapped in small packages".
P. M. and R. B.
Moffo-"The door to success is labeled 'Push'."
C010 rx-Green and White.
Flower-American Beauty Rose.
Freshmen on Honor Roll three consecutive quarters-Robert Bender, Isabelle Masilonus,
Pauline McClaine, Doris Pocock.
Miss Myerscough, Sponsor
Loretta G. Braye
Charles A. Carroll
Patrick M. Caulk
Class of 1947
Ruth N. Colonius
Clifford D. Johnson
Audrey M. Durbin
Dwain F. Hagemeier
Wayne K. Johnson
Reno F. Mcnin
Isabelle L. Masilonus
Edward II. Ovca
Class of 1947
C mem Sh Dwain Gronewald
3 Y ' Gerald House
Mr. Myers, Sponsor
Eleanor J. Schneider
Bonnie j. Vedder
Evelyn M. Vericker
Geraldine M. Stauder
'ifly Time Goes B "
Tues. ZS-Only Hfteen minutes in the library. Give the
other guy a chance to see the funnics, too, will you
Wed. 26-Played Litchfield and lost.
Thurs. 27-Miss Schniepp treats the play cast. Thanks!
Fri. 28-"Beavers", "Mark Twain", and "Civil Service"
Films entertain us for thirty minutes. We bid Mr.
Brown farewell and wish him well in his service for
Mon. 31-We welcome Mr. Hewitt. "March of Dimes"
ended today. Did you do your part?
Tues. 1-Basketball boys learn more about the game via
Wed. 2-Our boys favored Taylorville with a practice game.
Thurs. 3-Meron shot some projects.
Fri. 4-Won from Litchfield in an overtime. Ralph Stimac
left for the Army today.
Mon. 7-Blue Monday.
Tues. 8-Mr. Kessinger, Donald Nash, Cyril Wadzita are
in Chicago for second "exam" for U. S. Service. Senior
class meeting for ticket sale.
Wed. 9-Mr. Kessinger "sure" looks sleepy, and the boys
didn't come to school. "Exam" must have really been
tough. Played a thrilling game against Carlinvillc.
Thurs. 10-"Freshies" have meeting for class colors, etc.
F. F. A. basketball game tonight.
Fri. 11-Cupid certainly came around this year. Ask the
G. A. A. girls about their party.
Mon. 14-Valentine Day. You surely can tell it. Look at
all the "old" and "new" couples.
Tues. 15-Not in the mood for playing, so we lost gina:
Wed. 16-Student Council meeting after school.
Thurs. 17-Previews of the All-School Play. Interesting.
Fri. 18-"Happy Landings" was very successful.
Mon. 21-F. F. A. meeting after school. Films shown in
Tues. 22-We celebrate Washington's birthday by seeing
"Massachusetts Bay Colony", "The Houselceeper's
Daughter", and a news reel.
Wed. 23-Won last home game against' Moweaqua, S4-22.
Thurs. 24-Navy Oiiicers came to talk to our future sailors.
Fri. 25--Read final copy for "Old Nokomis". Lost to
Mon. 28-Monitor system started.
Tues. 29-"Old Nokomis" goes to press. Film, "East of
Bombay". Coach gives letters to "NU boys.
Wed. I-Snirf, sniff! The seniors are getting ready for
Commencement. They had meeting last night for their
last big event.
Thurs. 2-Assembly program. Picture on "After Pearl
Harbor", showing the work of the Red Cross.
Fri. 3-Why are the assemblies so quiet? Could it be exams?
Mon. 6-Assembly program-films on tuberculosis, safety,
and moving X-rays.
Tues. 7-Oh! exam papers given back! !
W'ed. 8--Announcements for an all-school dance sponsored
by G. A. A.
Thurs. 9-Cards given out for those who wish to take
Fri. 10-"N" club members had a meeting at noon-discuss
spring athletics and give coach a parting gift.
Mon. 13-What're all those sighs for? Oh Gee! one extra
hour of school so that we may graduate May second.
Tues. 14-Shots and fire today. Received T. B. tests and
had a fire drill.
Wed. 15-All-school dance-good crowd, sweet music, soft
lights-a success. Ten boys took V-12 tests.
Thurs. 16-T. B. tests were read by the doctors.
Fri. 17-Seventh hour assembly pupils excused. Home "ec"
girls serve St. Patrick's Tea.
Mon. 20-F. F. A. meeting at 7:30. Senior play rehearsals
begin. Home "ee" girls serve buffet supper.
Tues. 21-The freshman girls and the sophomore girls
played a tic game of basketball.
Wed. 22-Student Council meeting after school.
Thurs. 23-Freshman class meeting to prepare for an April
Fool party for the sophomores. Senior class meeting for
Fri. 24--County Teachers' Institute.
Fri. 31-Freshman-Sophomore April Fool party.
Mon. 3-Too bad April Fools' Day was on Saturday. How
many times were you fooled?
Fri. 7-Hurrah! Good Friday-Holiday.
Thurs. 13-Senior play cast gave previews of the play.
Fri. 14--Senior Class play "Antics of Ann", and what a
Wed. 19-"Old Nokomisn proof arrives.
Thurs. 20-The big event! ! What a good time--Junior
Sat. 22-Mr. Costa took several of his pupils including band
members, majorettes, and vocal soloists and ensembles
to the district music contest in Springfield.
Mon. 24-The seniors are certainly busy. What is that
they are giving away??? Could it be cards and an-
Tues. ZS-We seniors dislike letting those "younguns" take
care of our school, but Fm afraid there is nothing
we can do.
Wed. 26-Last full dav of school. Aren't you sad???
Thurs. 27-What exams??? Those lucky seniors don't have
to take them fmaybej.
Fri. 28-Class Day with all its glory is here. What did the
seniors will you?
M'v 2-The biggest event of thc vear for the seniors-
Commencemeat. So long folks!!-
oleomiy 'Zo algf'
MR. D. COV If Y
MR. D. IxlzS5lNbl'.R --xk 1
Athletes have continued to gain wide recogni-
tion in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. They
have been awarded the Purple Heart, the Distin-
guished Flying Cross, the Congressional Medal,
and every other award displaying valor, You may
ask this question: "Why are athletes outstanding
soldiers, sailors, and marines?', The answer is not
ditlicult. lt is simply that these young men who
have participated in competitive sports have al-
ready experieneed many of the thrills that a per-
son in combat must experience. He has held the
line in football in the closing seconds of play
when his contribution may result in defeat or
victory. He has made a difficult shot in basketball
to provide a margin of victory just as the timer's
horn ends the game. He has given his "all" in an
attempt to outdistanee his rival to the tape in
track. This type of competition compares favor-
ably with the infantrymen in Italy holding a hill
against a heavy Nazi bombardment, or the pursuit
pilot in combat with the odds five to one against
him, or the bombardier synchronizing his sights
on the target amidst heavy flak and enemy coun-
ter attacks. After all, war is nothing more or less
than a game. True, it is a game where the code
of sportsmanship is sadly missing and where hu-
man lives and not trophies are at stake. lt is a
game that can end only in complet: victory.
The Athlete's competitive spirit, courage, mus-
cular coordination, and desire to win will continue
to play an important part in this Fight to preserve
N. Oltmann, J. Toschak, B. Zueck, P. Keller
XY. Clayton C. XYright
'Qlfter the Ball if very
Nokomis enjoyed its most successful football season in the last nine years and the third best in the
twenty-three year history of the sport. This ine team won six games and lost two. We can be espe-
cially proud of our second successive victory over Hillsboro and our first victory over Pana in nine
years. Our team scored 103 points during the season to our opponents' 45. Furimsky, Wadzita, and
Thornhill were the leading scorers. Zandonai, Blasko, Melin, and Moon gave them additional support
with one touchdown each. The fourteen lettermen and the remaining squad members deserve un-
limited praise for having put Nokomis back on the map in football.
The city of Nokomis honored the squad with a fine banquet on December the first. Over two
hundred loyal fans were present.
We are very proud -of this group of boys and we sincerely hope that we can continue to produce
teams with the same spirit, determination, and success that our 1943 team enjoyed.
PAUL FURIMSKY-"Pond" was 2 hard driving fullback. He was
one of our most consistent ground gainers and scorers. His blocking
was hard and effective and his defensive line backing was brilliant.
He called the signals and took care of part of the punting. This is
his third year as a regular.
,IULBERT MELIN-"-lub" also completed his third year as a regular.
He was truly one of the great tackles in Nokomis football. He pos-
sessed an uncanny knack of sizing up a play in advance. His other
outstanding characteristics were aggressiveness, power, and will to win.
His best games were Kincaid, Hillsboro, and Mt. Olive.
CYRIL WADZITA-"Wat" was shifted from fullback to left halfback,
and he proved himself to be a consistently good runner, passer, and
kicker. He used his 190 pounds to good advantage and was a marked
man by the opposition. His speed made him a sensational pass receiver
and an outstanding scorer. This is his second year as a regular. He is
BOB THORNHILL-"Bob" lived up to the advanced reputation he
gained for himself as a freshman last year. This year he filled the right
halfback position. He was a hard driver and a good ground gainer on
plays to the left. His touchdown against Mt. Olive gave us our most
cherished victory. He was an outstanding line-backer. This is his
second letter, and he is only a sophomore.
DALE HOUCK-"Houck" earned his 'second letter and proved himself
to be a capable center. He used his size to an advantage on quick
opening plays and he was a hard man to move on defense.
BOB BROCKMANf"Bob" made up for lost time in his senior year.
He was a regular at left end from start to Hnish. He was adept at
sizing up plays, and this made him an outstanding defensive end. His
pass-catching ability made him a good offensive end.
KENNETH GERMAN-"Ken", a senior, played guard on defense and
tackle on offense. His sile made him a defensive power, and he was
especially adept at opening holes on offense.
STEVE BLASKO-"Steve", a senior, played right end and shared that
spot with "Moon". His speed marked him as a constant offensive
threat. This was his Erst year of football.
VIRGIL MOON-"Virg", a senior, was the most improved player on
the squad at the end of the season. His desire to win made up for his
lack of experience. This was also his first year of football.
RALPH STIMAC-"Stim", a senior, was a valuable man to have
around. He was unfortunate in being plagued with injuries during most
of the season. He stepped into the lineup in the Pana and Gillespie
games and was an important cog in the football machine.
LINO ZANDONAI-"Lin" was our regular quarterback and safety
man. The expression, "dynamite comes in small packages", sums up
Lino very well. He did most of the passing and some running from
the short man position in the T formation. He is a junior.
CHARLES GOLXTKO-"Chai" came from a long line of football
playing Golitkos, .md he more than lived up to the name. He played
guard on offense and halfback on defense. He was an excellent blocker
and an outstanding defensive halfback.
jOHN MACEK-ujohnnyi' played guard on offense and tackle on de-
fense. He developed rapidly into a fine defensive and offensive lineman.
Being only a sophomore, we can expect him to be a truly great lineman
in the next two years.
CHARLES SPARKS-"Sparkie's" determination and consistency made
it possible for him to see enough service to earn his first football letter
is a sophomore. His play at end improved very rapidly.
Football "N" Men
Charles Sparks, L. E. Bob Brockman, L. E. John Macek, L. G
Ralph Stimac, R. T. Cyril Wadzita, H' B. Eugene Parker, C
Virgil Moon, R. E. Bob Thornhill, H. B
Lino Zandonai, B. Kenneth German' R' T' Steve Blasko, R. E
Paul Furimsky, F. B. Charles Golitko, R G
Julbert Melin, L. T.
Dale Houck, C.
The Football Season
1943 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Sept. 17 Shelbyville 13 6
Sept. 24 Kincaid 13 6
Oct. 1 Pana 1 3 7
Oct. 9 St. james 25 0
Oct. 1 S Benld 0 6
Oct. 22 Gillespie 7 2 0
Oct. 2 9 Hillsboro 25 0
Nov. 5 Mt. Olive 7 0
Totals 1 03 4 5
NOKOMIS vs. SHELBYVILLE, 13-6
Our Hrst football game was with Shelbyville,
there. The Redskins started out by working the
ball to the four-yard line where Cyril Qwatj
Wadzita plunged over for the first touchdown.
Later in the game Paul CPoodj Furimsky inter-
cepted a pass and ran forty yards for a touch-
down. He also scored the extra point. The final
score was-Nokomis, 13g Shelbyville, 6.
NOKOMIS vs. KINCAID, 13-6
The second game was with Kincaid. Bob
Thornhill started the scoring by plunging through
the line for the first touchdown. Steve Blasko
scored by a twenty-yard pass from "Wat". "Pood',
scored the extra point. Nokomis defeated Kincaid
by a score of 13-6.
NOKOMIS vs. PANA, 13-7
The third game of the season was played with
Pana. "Pood', scored the first touchdown for
Nokomis and also the extra point. The touch-
down was the result of a pass from Bob Thorn-
hill. Later in the game "Wat" ran thirty yards
for another six points. The game ended-No-
komis, 133 Pana, 7.
REDSKINS TAKE OVER TRADE SCHOOL,
On Saturday, November 11, our eleven trav-
eled to Springfield to down the St. james Trade
School by a score of 25-0. The only score of the
first half came when Furimsky took a fifteen-yard
pass from Zandonai and raced twelve more yards
to the goal line. Furimsky also made the extra
Starting the second half, Nokomis took the
ball and by sheer power kept it for a seventy-
yard march down the field. Zandonai carried the
ball over from the one-yard line on a quick open-
ing play. The Redskins then kicked off and took
the ball over on the opponents' thirty-yard line,
where T-S failed to make their "first and ten".
Again, mainly on power, Nokomis took the ball
clown to the four-yard line from which Thornhill
scored on a plunge. The same thing happened
again, except Zandonai passed twenty yards to
Moon in the end Zone. Nokomis was again in
scoring position when the game ended.
Slumliug: james jacliino, Eugene Zueck, Eugene Kovuk, Bill Mclfnnry, Clifford jams. joe Guidish. Mr, Covey fAssist.1nr Coachl, Lino Zandonai, Bob
Thornhill, Paul lfurimsky, Cyril Wadzira, Mr. Kcssinger filoachb, Virgil Moon, Melvin Smith, Charles Sparks, Eugene Parker, Lynis Nichaus, Adolph
Ncputc, jimmy Brackenhoff. Frou! Ron: Stew Blaxko, Kenneth German, Charles Gulitko, Ralph Srimnc, Dale Houck. john Mncck. julbcrt Mclin, Bob
flrocknun, Bohhy Zueck. Clarence Wright fMgr.j.
. t 4
The Football Season
REDSKINS MEET FIRST DEFEAT OF
On the afternoon of Friday, October 15, the
Benld eleven invaded the N. T. H. S. field and
handed the Redskins their first defeat of the '43
season by a score of 6-0. The Redskins got off
to a flying start early in the opening period by
making a series of first-downs and getting into
scoring position. This drive was nullified by sev-
eral severe penalties. Benld got their only marker
in the second quarter by a series of cut-back
plays which the Redskins were unable to break up.
The remainder of the game brought no threats of
score from either team until in the closing min-
utes of play, Nokomis showed signs of life by
completing a series of passes. However, a Benld
interception put the game on ice with the gun
sounding off seconds later.
REDSKINS DROP SECOND CONFERENCE
On the night of Saturday, October 23, the
Redskins met their second defeat of the season,
under the Gillespie arcs, by a score of 20-7.
Again, as in the Benld game a week previous,
Nokomis got off a quick drive, Furimsky making
the first score of the game on a plunge. The
Redskins converted, and there were no more
threats of scoring until late in the second period
when Gillespie scored on a quick opening play.
However, they failed to make their point after
the touchdown, and the half ended 7-6, Nokomis.
The second half brought a different tune to the
ears of the Redskins. On the kickoff starting the
third period, Chappel, the Gillespie speedboy, took
the ball and ran it back seventy-five yards to
score. Again, in the third period, Chappel return-
ed a Nokomis punt fifty yards to score. Gillespie
succeeded in both attempts for the extra point.
There was no score in the final quarter and the
game ended 20-7, Gillespie.
REDSKINS TAKE OVER HILLTOPPERS, 25-0
By scoring in every quarter the Nokomis eleven
succeeded in downing the Hillsboro squad for the
second time in two years. The game was played
on our home field. Before five minutes of the
first quarter had elapsed. Furimsky drove over
for the opening score of the game. Wadzita scored
on a plunge in the second period. In the third
quarter Thornhill chalked up six points on an
end-around play. The final score came in the last
stanza when Melin blocked a punt, scooped up
the loose ball, and raced thirty yards to che goal
line. The only point after the touchdown was
made on a pass to Zandonai. At no time in the
game was Hillsboro in a threatening position.
END SEASON WITH 7-0 VICTORY OVER
On the afternoon of November S, the Redskins
completed their successful season by downing the
strong Mt. Olive eleven by a score of 7-0 on the
N. T. H. S. field. The lone score came in the
second period when Thornhill "carried the mail"
around end, twenty yards to score. Thornhill
made the extra point on a pass.
Although there was no more scoring in the
game, both teams were in dangerous territory
PAUL FURIMSKY CForwardD "Pood" played
his third year as a regular. He was an outstanding
feeder, a grand floorman, and a consistent scorer.
His outstanding play gained him recognition
from coaches, scribes, and fans. He is deserving
of a place among the immortals in Nokomis
basketball history. CSeniorD
CYRIL WADZITA CCenterD "Wat" earned his
second letter this year. He developed into an out-
standing pivot man and a leading scorer. He
used his size and aggressiveness to the best ad-
vantage both offensively and defensively. CSeniorD
RAY TAFT CForwardD "Ray" earned his first
letter this season. He was a cool, deliberate player.
His deception and good basket eye made him a
hard man to stop. His b-est game was against
JULBERT MELIN CGuard 85 CenterD Julbert
was a valuable man either at guard or center. He
was an ideal team man. His size, aggressiveness,
and determination made him a good defensive
'24 T isleel, a T mleef'
BILL BARNSTABLE C'GuardD' "Barney" pos-
sessed a fighting heart and he always could be
counted on to do his best. He made up for his
small stature by outfighting his opponent. He
was an outstanding ball handler and a floor man.
JACK SCHAEFER CGuard 86 CenterD "Jake"
became eligible the second semester, stepped in as
a regular, and played some brilliant ball. He led
the team in shooting percentage and was a
smooth, deceptive Workman. CJuniorD
LINO ZANDONAI CGuard 81 ForwardD Al-
though the smallest man on the team, "Lino" was
always very much in the game. His determina-
tion and will to win won him a berth on the
team. He was an outstanding ball handler and
especially fine shot. He was always at his best
when the going was toughest. CjuniorD
BOB THORNHILL CGuardD "Bob" was rapidly
developing into an outstanding player when he
was lost due to ineligibility at the end of the first
semester. He was a very strong defensive man.
He was a good ball handler and a fair shot.
TEAM Played WE THEY
Rosamond C TD 3 2 2 S
Stauntonx' 34 33
Shelbyville CHD 26 43
Hillsborof CHD 2 8 3 S
Hillsboro CPana InvitationalD 2 8 30
Panaii CHD 2 6 21
Win CHD 22 1 s
Kincaid CTD 29 58
Taylorvilleii CTD 3 1 64
Carlinville: CTD 44 65
Witt CTD 3 1 29
Litchfield CHD 23 33
Hillsboro? CTD 22 27
Taylorvillef C HD 1 9 72
Litchfield CTD 46 42
Carlinvilleii CHD 44 46
Pana'i CTD 2 8 43
Moweaqua CHD S4 22
Staunton? CTD 37 55
Taylorville CPana RegionalD 24 9 3
TOTALS 62 8 8 S4
:P Conference games
Basketball "N" Men
Paul Furimsky-F Julbert Melin-C-G Cyril Wadzita-C
Bill Barnstable-G Bob Thornhill-G Lino Zandonni-F
Ray Taft-F Jack Schaefer-G
The Basketball Season
REDSKINS DOWN ROSAMOND
The Redskins, on December 8th, opened their
,43-,44 season by traveling to Rosamond to hand
the Bronc-Busters a 32-25 defeat. Nokomis was
trailing at the half by a score of 20-18 but came
through with flying colors in the last half. Fur-
imsky led the scoring attack with fourteen points.
NOSE OUT STAUNTON
The Nokomis quintet opened its S. C. con-
ference season by beating out Staunton, 34-33.
The Redskins trailed by seven points at the half
and by eight at the beginning of the last quarter.
Good ball handling and shooting gave Nokomis
fourteen points in the last period while Staunton
made only five. The game was played on the
BOW TO SHELBY
The Shelbyville Rams traveled to Nokomis to
hand the Redskins a 43-26 non conference defeat.
Nokomis showed signs of life in the last stanza
by scoring fourteen points while the Rams made
only twelve-not enough to threaten Shelby's
comfortable eighteen-point lead.
LOSE TO HILLTOPPERS
The Hillsboro five rallied in the last minute of
play to beat out the Redskins, 35-28. Nokomis
lcd by Hve points at halftime and held that
margin through most of the remaining game.
Furimsky kept Nokomis in the game by racking
up seventeen points. The game was played on our
PANA lNVlTATlONAL TOURNEY
The Redskins dropped out on the first round
of the holiday tourney by losing a thrilling 30-
28 tilt to Hillsboro. Again Furimsky kept up
the Nokomis morale with nineteen points.
The Pana Panthers traveled to Nokomis to
start out the new year with a 26-21 defeat.
The whole Redskin team played a good brand
of ball on both offense and defense and were
leading eleven points at halftime. Pana came back
a little stronger in the last half but not strong
enough to overcome the Nokomis margin.
KNOCK OFF WITT
After leading all of the way, Nokomis dropped
in thirteen points in the closing minutes to beat
the Witt Speedboys by a 35-26 score. Wadzita
led the Redskins to victory with eighteen points.
The game was played at Nokomis.
PONIES THROW REDSKINS
Without the services of Furimsky the squad
dropped the game played on the Kincaid court by
a score of S8-29. Taft helped out considerably
with nineteen points.
TORNADOES ROLL OVER REDSKINS
Although Furimsky was back and Schaefer
became eligible making the team considerably
stronger, Taylorville was just too much. No-
komis held them to only a four-point margin at
the end of the first quarter, but the game ended
63-21 in favor of Taylorville. The game was
played at Taylorville.
LOSE TO CARLlNVlLLE
The Redskins traveled to Carlinville to drop a
conference game to the uhot shots". Carlinville
was shooting considerably above par while No-
komis couldn't connect. Final: 65-44, Carlinville.
DOWN SPEEDBOYS IN OVERTIME
Led by Schaefer the Redskins broke into the
winning column when they came up from behind
in" un: i r. essuijer .oaei , emi' arm , ii ii wi ribar, kimxme Schaefer, Ix.nlure Berlinerri. Ramon Bertolinn, Meliin Smith, Dale
fl LR 'vi lk i, If 11111 C ll Rdlpl H I
Hnutls, lwnis Nithaus. Karl Kult, l.h.ults Goliikn, jimmy Guyot, jiinmie llracktnhofi Bill lxirkpiiiitk Mr Coin 1Xssisrint iuiihi Imul Kun
Clarence W'righl lMgr.1. llill Barnstable, Ray Taft. .lulberl Melin, Cvril XVidlili l'iul Tuiimskx Ruben Thornhill liek Schitllr lino Zindonai
xvsm-H cl.iyi.in qmgm.
The Basketball Season
in the closing minutes of play to tie the Witt
five at the end of the last quarter. After the
overtime: Nokomis, 31g Witt 29. The game was
played at Witt.
DROP NON-CONFERENCE GAME TO
Trailing through the whole game, the Redskins
couldn't seem to hit their stride while Litchfield
continued to "pour them in". The game, played
at Nokomis, ended 33-23, Litchfield.
LOSE HEART BREAKER TO HILLSBORO
After leading through practically all of the
game, the Redskins "cooled off" in the closing
minutes, and the Hilltoppers made up the differ-
ence by pushing up their score eight points while
Nokomis made only two points in the last stanza.
The large Hillsboro floor was no advantage to the
Redskins. Final: Hillsboro 27-Nokomis 22.
GET REVENGE ON LITCHFIELD
Led by Wadzita the Redskins played a "nip
and tuck" game on the Litchfield floor. Although
Nokomis led through most of the game, Litch-
field "racked up" when the horn blew. Wadzita
and Zandonai got a field goal apiece in the over-
time. Final: 46-42, Nokomis.
BOW TO TAYLORVILLE
The strong Tornadoes came to Nokomis to
hand out a 72-19 defeat to the Redskins. How-
ever, the local five didnft give up but continued
to scrap and keep their spirits until the horn blew.
LOSE THRILLER TO CARLINVILLE
When Carlinville came to Nokomis, they re-
ceived a little different reception from what they
had expected. The Redskins played a good solid
brand of ball all the way through. Neither team
held over a four-point margin at any time. The
Carlinville center dropped in a long shot in thc
closing seconds to win the game 46-44.
PANTHERS DOWN REDSKINS
Nokomis traveled to Pana to meet a much im-
proved team. Although the Panthers held only a
small margin, they led most of the way and
"sunk" several "set--ups" in the final minutes to
beat the Redskins, 43-28.
TAKE SPITE ON MOWEAQUA
The Moweaqua squad came to Nokomis to
meet a "sad-blow". Furimsky led the scoring
attack with eighteen points. At no time in the
game did Moweaqua show signs of revolt. Re-
serves finished the game. Final: 54-22, Nokomis.
DROP CONFERENCE GAME TO
The Redskins met a well seasoned squad when
they traveled to Staunton. Although Wadzita
dropped in twenty-one points, the Nokomis quin-
tet was unable to cope with the opposition. Final:
Staunton, 55-Nokomis 37.
DROP OUT ON FIRST ROUND OF
After having faced Taylorville twice in the
season, the strong Tornadoes were the Redskins'
opposition in the first round of the regional
tourney. Furimsky scored fifteen points, but
that wasn't nearly enough to cope with the top
ranking team in the state. Final: Taylorville, 93
'Take Me Uut to the Ball Game"
Due to bad weather and the boys' starting to
work immediately after school was out the '43
baseball season was cut to only nine games. Most
of these were played in rain or on a wet field.
However, the boys managed to win seven of their
JOHN POLIAK-"Johnny" was truly an out-
standing third baseman. His fielding was flaw-
less an.d he possessed a rifle arm. He was the
team's leading hitter. He is such a brilliant pros-
pect that the Brooklyn "Dodgers" have signed
him to a contract. He earned his third letter.
LOUIS ZANDONAI-"Louie" was the second
best hitter on the team. He was especially dan-
gerous at bat with runners on the bases. He
played left field and was a very good outfielder.
This is his second letter.
CHARLES ZUECK-"Butch" was the number
one pitcher on the squad. He had a good fast
ball, and fast breaking curve. He was such a
dangerous hitter that he was used in the outfield
when not pitching. This was his third year as a
BRUCE VVIENEKE-"Bruce" was the second
string pitcher. He took his turn on the pitching
mound and could always be counted on for a fine
PAUL FURIMSKY-"Pood,' was the first string
catcher. He was a good receiver and possessed a
fine arm. He was a long ball hitter and batted
in the cleanup position. This is Paul's third base-
ANDY GOLITKO-"Andy" played first base.
He was a dependable fielder and quite often saved
some infielder with a fine play. He was a tough
luck hitter but was always dangerous. This was
Andy's third year as a regular.
CYRIL VVADZITA-"Wat" was the regular
centerfielder. He covered a lot of ground for a
big fellow and he possessed a Hne throwing arm.
He had power at the plate and was always dan-
gerous. This is his second letter.
LINO ZANDONAI-"Linn was the second
string catcher and also played some in the infield
and outfield. He was a good lead off man because
he was hard to pitch to. He was quite valuable
because he could play any position. This is his
BOB THORNHILL-"Bob" played either at sec-
ond or short. He was a good infielder and a dan-
gerous man at bat. He was very dependable.
This is Bob's first letter.
CHARLES KLINDVVORTH-"Charles" has the
necessary qualities of becoming an outstanding
pitcher. He was a willing worker and learned
fast. He made the most of his opportunities
when he was given a starting assignment. This
is his first year on the team.
ISADORE BERTINETTI-"Ise,' was the utility
infielder. He played good ball whenever the op-
portunity came his way. Like Bob and Charles
he was only a freshman, so much can be expected
of him in the future.
GERALD MEHOCHKO-"Gerald" played a lot
of baseball for the team. He was the regular
shortstop but did not complete the season and
consequently did not earn a letter.
CLARENCE WRIGHT-"Butter" was a Capable
and efficient manager.
Track and Field
For the first time in recent track and field history, Nokomis was represented in the State Meet.
This meet is held annually in Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois. Cyril Wadzita and Julbert
Melin qualified for this meet by placing second in the district meet held at Taylorville. Steve Blas-ko
was the third letter winner. Our three-man team participated in five other meets during the season.
Competition was especially keen in all of the meets and our three lettermen deserve much credit for
their fine showing.
SUMMARY OF THE MEETS
WADZITA MELIN BLASKO
Pana Invitational lst Discus lst High Jump 3rd 440 yd. Dash
lst 220 yd. Dash
3rd Shot Put-
3rd 100 yd. Dash
Taylorville Invitational lst Discus
znd 220 yd. Dash
3rd Shot Put
3rd 100 yd. Dash
Decatur Relays Sth Discus
Sth 100 yd. Dash
South Central Meet lst Discus
Sth 220 yd. Dash
District Meet 2nd Discus
lst High Juinp
Sth High Jump Sth 440 yd. Dash
3rd High Jump Sth 440 yd. Dash
2nd High Jump
"The American Patrol"
Slumlmg: john Kalvaiiis, jimmy Brackcnhuff, Lino Zandonai, fVice Presiiicntl. .Iulberi Melin ql'i-cxiilenll. Silliug: Roberta llugencr tSecrel.n'v-'l'i'e.u
urcrb, Rusalie Holmes, Beverly llhristy, Naualee Olimann, Mrs, Gent 1Spnnxnrj, '
Four years ago a group of students was ap-
pointed to draw up a constitution for a Student
Council. The constitution provided for three
members from the senior class of whom one was
to be president, and two from each of the other
three classes. These were to be elected in the
spring, except for the members from the incom-
ing freshman class who were elected in the fall.
Two faculty advisors were chosen, one by the
faculty and one by the Council, thus making
a total of twelve members including the Prin-
cipal. After the departure of Mr. Funkhauser,
the Council has had only one advisor, Mrs. Gent.
Since its organization the Student Council has
conducted all class elections, and the elections of
cheer leaders, the sale of war stamps and bonds,
and this year had charge of the gathering of
funds for the "March of Dimesf' It has also
planned for and chosen films for two assembly
Upon the suggestion of our new principal, Mr.
Hewitt, the Council is laying plans for several
new activities which promise to be helpful in
building up better school spirit and student
The Council has always been ready to help a
needy cause, promote better school spirit, and
intends to continue doing so by carrying on the
duties it has assumed and promoting a co-oper-
ative school spirit.
'Strike Up the Band"
. T. H. S. Band
MR. D. COSTA Banff Dir1'r'lor
lofi Kun: Xlillnier fii'rn1.in, limi L.inilrlu.ii. Mt-lxin Smith, Suit' ll.isuxit'li, lhilw
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Xitluria l'.iulnn, Clifford ,lar-is l'lin'il Kon: Ilill Kirltpalrieli, luella Perri
The N.T.H.S. band, under the direction of Mr.
Costa, has progressed nicely this year. Although
Mr. Costa did enter some solo numbers in the
spring contest, the band has attended no other
contests, due to gas and tire rationing, but it has
performed at home football and basketball games
with the seven main maiorettes as leaders. The
forty-two members of the band formed various
initials of both home and visiting teams.
On February second came the Grand Finale,
with LaVonne presenting a solo exhibition as her
graduation from the corps. This is her senior
year and fourth year of participation.
Other than the
seven main major-
ettes. there are
eleven girls who
ally as a corps, pre-
senting a fine ap-
The band as a
whole is a morale-
builder and a
"booster" at games.
Each member takes
an active part and
making the band a
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D. Hulbert, J. Holmes, O. Hagemeier.
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Mary Ion l7'NI.lIlev, Rita iatgenmxi, l.aura Mae Petty, -lanice Schneider, Betty Ruskin. Margaret Zur-ck. llful Run: Rosalie llolmet, liewrlx klirisly.
Gladiw Kiln-rev 184-tix-i.irxl, Iliiroiluy Ilullwi-ri 1'l're.isurerI, Ruth Hines lYice-l'x't-sitleiiil, Sue Seliapi-r Qlhesitlenil. Nlargie C'u.nlx.
The G. A. A. organized this year with a very
promising membership. Oilicers elected for the
year are President, Sue Schaperg Vice President,
Ruth Hines, Treasurer, Gladys Cibereyg Secre-
tary, Dorothy Hulbert. The first affair of the
year was the Initiation Party in October. It was
a wiener roast in Catgenova's pasture, and after a
feast around the Ere, the initiation got into full
swing. After carrying dolls to school, wearing the
hair in the "up do" fashion, and going through
the ritual, seventeen new members were added to
our happy group.
Yum, yum, November I0 found the G. A. A.
busy in preparation for the G. A. A.-"N" Club
Banquet. Everyone ate to his content of Italian
spaghetti, bread sticks, cole slaw, pumpkin pie,
milk and coffee. Eugene Stolz, former "NU Club
member, home on furlough, was an honorary
guest. Everyone enjoyed the program after which
many found themselves in the Hgymn decorating
for the all-school carnival.
Jingle bells! Jingle bells! December 15 found
the girls gathered at Miss Myerscouglfs apart-
ment for their Christmas party and gift exchange.
Games consisting of bingo, jig-saw puzzles, and
word contests were played. Prize winners were
Moneta Krustki, Eula ,lean Hagemeier, and the
January held plans for a sleigh ride, but, to
comply with the Weather man, it was changed to
a pot-luck supper.
February we had a Valentine party, in March,
a St. Patrick's party and Minstrel Show.
April we were up early and out for a buddy
breakfast, camp style. W'hat a memorable, happy,
" ld MacDonal4l Had a Farmn
'fwfr Kun: Kcnncrlm German, David lfnstcrday, john Marek, W'arrcn Clayton, Wilmer German, Riclnrd W':irrjcs, Reno Mcnin. jzimcs Sleek, Clarcncc
Ihriistnlwlu, Clirrull llcrmg. Sf-rrunl Run: Kennclh Engcllxart, Jimmie Sclmcfer, Adolph Nepuie, Kuirh Wfirnsing, jimmy Guynr, Ru-swll iimrrull, lvin
Cassidy. ,Inc S.i.1rlunip, lihlc Hintnn, .lack Schncfcr, Mr. Montgomery QSpo1-.url. Tlwml Kon: Ieun Wdrnxing, XX'.1ync jnlinson, Lynis Niclmus LScrg-
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Scene II-Juliet: "Now march yourself right out
dere, big boy, and put dem things in de
Scene III-Spotty: "You wouldn't want a famous
aviator like Mrs. Pemberton to be chased by
a crazy husband, would you?,'
Scene IV-Mr. Stackpoole: "I'm ready to pay
handsomely for the ride."
Fifi: "'Ow much?"
Mr. Stackpoole: "Two hundred dollarsf
THE CAST OF CHARACTERS
Juliet, the maid in the Stackpoole home
Washington Jones, in love with Juliet
Mrs. Stackpoole, mistress of the house
Anthony Stackpoole, with a secret yearning to
fly .......,....,....,..... Steve Dasovich
Barbara, their daughter . . . . Margaret Zueck
Miss Sabrina, of the Ladies' Literary Society
Miss Busby, her friend and imitator. .Adell Myers
Mlle. Fifi, a lady from Par-ee Margaret Catgenova
Percival Courtwright, who prefers books to
French girls ,..,...,....,... Donald Tooley
Michael Pemberton, who flies for pleasure
Spotty, his co-pilot .........,..... Carl Keele
Skofsky, who hates aviators . .William McEnary
Iunior Class Play
Scene I-Jimmy: lt's the first time I ever heard when one order was unpacked. Now that's
pf putting 11 fellow to sleep in order to wake carelessness on Somebodyas part.
im up. l l I
Scene ll-Marian: Jimmy Falk, what are you and Scene IV-Baines: Ill pay twice the rent Palmer
your gil-1 frignd Cooking up now? has agreed to pay if you'll let me have my
Scene III-Merkle: There were two dishes missing Old offices back, MiSS Thumb-
THE CAST OF CHARACTERS
Letitia Thumb, a renting agent . .Doris Mindrup Percy Manship, in love withhimself,CharlesNVolff
George A. Baines, head of his own magazine Jimml' Falk, engaged to Marian ------ Carl Keele
publishing company .,........ Melvin Smith Hazel Jackson, an Oglcc Clerk for the
Melford Palmer, Baines' slow thinking secre- Stoddardk Corporation 4---11-- M317 Cfenflll
tary . ,.V4VVV N - MCr0n Cockelreas Muriel Vernon, Mr. Stoddard's secretary
Marian Palmer, Melford's energetic sister f--"'---------4e----- Nefmegene C00Pef
,.................,.........Sue Schaper Mrs' Cortelyou Elmwood, who meets hcl.
Mrs- Libby Palmer, their devoted mother Wfaterloo .....,.......,..., Lois Chambers
A ' ' - ' V - 4 - - - - - - - - ' 4 V -Eulfl .lean Hegemeief Charles F. Merkle, a successful business
Valeria Morton, who is socially ambitious man "'4""""'A"""' Richard Wattles
,. .. .,....EdwinaStauder StageManager.. .......RayWard
Senior Class Play
ANTICS OF ANN
Scene I-Slug: "That's the dame."
Morris: "Sl'1e's the girl in this picture, all
right, but she's the secretary.
Scene II-Tuppy: "Mrs. Riley, this cream just
won't whip. Something's wrong with it."
Mrs. Riley: "I don't guess it will whip it-
self. You get back in that kitchen and whip
it. I'll be there in two minutes, and it better
Scene Ill-Mrs. Riley: "Well, everybody grab
something. We'll stow the stuff in the station
wagon and then divide up anyway you like."
Scene IV-Janet: "No, I think l'll change that.
Make it read Xi.Yfl7f'f7 cents, in half-car lots."
john: "Just a moment, Miss Russell. Let's
put that price at twelve cents for all orders
of one hundred pounds or moref'
THE CAST OF CHARACTERS
Mr. Riley, proprietor of Lootonka Inn
Mrs. Riley, his wife .........., Cathryn Pieper
Tuppy Smith, a self-important bellhop
John Blake, president of the Blake Coffee
Company ..,..........,.,.. Bob Brockman
Miss Russell, his secretary ......,. Mildred Fearn
Patricia Owen, strenuous young lady Doris Kates
Christine Crowley, a husband hunter .Pat Keller
Emmy Lou Jarman, from "ole Virginnyn
Edward Howard, fair game for the girls
Bruce Morris, a shady young man.Bill Schneeberg
Slug Boswell, his chauffeur ..,,.... Ray Robbins
Ann Tallant, the "Coffee Queen"
Janet Lynn, a friend of Ann .Dorris Kirkpatrick
The More We Get Together"
The Social Calendar
Do all of us fully realize the value of social affairs in school? Sometimes it is doubtful! Some
people don't seem to realize that school affairs are morale-building and up-lifting. They relieve the
tension of long hours of study and clear the "cobwebs" from our tired brains. Let us review this
year's school social affairs. Let them speak for themselves. Perhaps they can tell us just how great
their value is.
First came our annual Harvest Dance. The "gym" looked very pretty with corn stalks, tree
boughs, and other autumnal decorations. Immediately following this came the Freshman-Sophomore
Hallowe'en Party. In November, after school one afternoon, we had an All-School Dance as the
result of the sophomores and juniors losing the contest for Annual sales. Right after this, the G.A.A.
gave a banquet for the "N" Club. Remember how proud we all were of our team? In December
we had two big affairs. First, the Box Social where the boys rather took a chance, but wasn't it
fun? Then the Christmas party! Oh My! Even Santa came to that one, and brought us serpen-
tine, paper hats, noise-makers and other gifts. The seniors presented an interesting program to all the
guests gathered around a beautifully decorated tree. We really had a "Merry Christmas." February
brought another G.A.A. party. This time the girls took the initiative and invited the boys to be
their valentines. Last of all came the BIG event--The Prom! Remember the fun we had that
night? Formals, upswept hair, starry eyes, and a feeling of merriment everywhere! That was a night
to remember all the rest of our lives.
Have I helped to recall these affairs? And in recalling, have we begun to realize their values?
I hope that I have at least "planted the seedsf' so that they may grow into a lovely flower of memory.
Eventually we will realize that school affairs breed in us a poise and feeling of self-reliance that will help
us always in our dealings with other people.
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Juliet and Romeo
Warcli the birdie
Bertolino, Ramon 27, 28, 38
House, Ronald 20
'The Gemgfr All Here"
Adams, Helen 24
Anderson, Lyle E. 20, 44, 46
Bangert, Margie 28
Barker, Wanda 29
Barnstable, Mr. C. W. 3
Barnstable, Clarence 24, 46
Barnstable, William C. 9, 14, 15, 17, 18,
36, 37, 38, 44
Bass, Joe 19, 20
Battles, Audrey Jean 24, 43
Battles, Kenneth 9, 14, 17, 18, 46
Beaman, Billie 9, 14, 16, 18
Bednar, James 20
Bender, Robert' 27, 28
Bertinetti, Dominic 24
Bertinetti, Isadore 24, 38, 40
Blades, Bertha 2 8
Blasko, Steve 9, 14, 16, 18, 32, 33, 34, 40,
Blazich, Elbin 24
Bolte, Pauline 24, 43
Bowman, Johnny 14, 17, 20, 46
Brackenholf, James 27, 28, 34, 38, 41, 42
Braye, Loretta 28
Bricker, Alvin 28, 46
Brockman, Bob 8, 14, 15, 16, 18, 32, 33, 34,
Ciberey, Gladys 24, 44, 45
Clayton, Warren 9, 14, 17, 18, 31
Coady, Margie 24, 43, 45
Cockelreas, Meron 20, 48, 51
Cocks, Miss M. 5, 19, 23, 24, 48
Cole, Darlene 14, 17, 18
Collebrusco, Jean Ann 44
Colonius, Betty 28
Colonius, Edna 20
James 24, 42, 46
Colonius, Ruth 28
Compton, Violet 28
Cooper, Normagene 20, 48
Costa, Mr. D. 5, 15, 19, 21, 42
Covey, Mr. D. 6, 31, 34, 38
Crabbe, Martha 24 -
Cranfill, Mary 19, 20, 48
Hagemeier, Dwain 2 8
Hagemeier, Eula Jean 20, 42, 45, 48, 51
Hagemeier, Orene 24, 43
Hand, Marjorie 10, 14, 16, 18
Hefley, Gearldine 20
Henson, Betty 24
Herzog, Carroll 10, 14, 17, 18, 46
Herzog, Marian 24
Hewitt, Mr. L. O. 4, 41
Hieronymus, Melda M. 24, 42
Hines, Ruth 10, 14, 16, 17, ls, 44, 45
Hinkle, Miss J. 4
Hinton, Dale 20, 46
Hoehn, Verda L. 24
Holmes, Jean 24, 43, 45
Holmes, Rosalie 8, 10, 14, 15, 17, 18, 41
42, 45, si
Houck, M. Dale 10, 14, 16, 18, 32, 33
Dahler, Darlene 10
Dasovich, Steve, Jr.
Davis, Lelia 14, 20
Davis, Norma 20
14, 16, is, 49
14, 24, 42, 47
Dobernick, Alma 10, 14, 17, 18
34, 38, 44, 46
House, Gerald C. 29
House, Lorene 28
House, Raleigh 20
Dugger, Laola 28, 45
Durbin, Audrey 28
Durbin, Evelyn 10, 14, 17, 18
Easterday, David 24, 46
Fearn, Mildred 10, 14, 18, 49, 51
Janson, Dorothy 11, 14, 17, 18, 42, 51
Brooks, Florence 20
Brown, Mr. D. E. 4, 5
Bustrin, Miss Edna 7
Miss Eunice 5
Engelhart, Kenneth W. 24, 46
Epley, Kenneth R. 24, 46
Epley, Rita F. 24
Rudolph 24, 38
Hubbard, Audrey J. 28, 42
Hugener, Roberta 19, 20, 41, 45
Hulbert, Dorothy 14, 23, 24, 43, 45
Hulbert, Kathrine 11, 14, 17, 18, 45, 51
Jachino, James 34
Jachino, Jim 20, 24
Jachino, Velia 24, 44
Carlock, Geraldine 28
Fesser, Jean 19, 20, 45
Fournier, Edna 24
Janson, Jimmie 28, 38, 42
Jaros, Clifford 24, 34, 42
Fox, Bernard 29
Fricke, Judith 24
Furimsky, Paul 10, 14, 15, 16, 18, 32, 33
34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 44, 49
Gent, Mrs. E. 5, 19, 20, 41
German, Kenneth 10, 14, 17, 18, 32, 33,
Johnson, Anna M. 24
Johnson, Bill 29
Johnson, Clifford 28
Johnson, Delmar 23, 24
Johnson, Ila M. ll, 14, 16, 18, 45
Josephine 11, 14, 16, 18
Johnson, Vernon 20, 46
Carlock, Norma 9, 14, 17, 18, 51
Carroll, Charles 14, 28
Carroll, Harriet 24
Carroll, Imogene 24
Carroll, Russell 9, 14, 17, 18, 46
Carroll, Ruth 9, 14, 17, 18
Carroll, Teddy 27, 28, 38
Cassidy, Edwin 14, 20, 46
Cassidy, Harold 20, 46
Cassidy, Ivan 24, 46
Cassidy, James 24-
Catgenova, Margaret 9, 14, 16, 18, 45, 47,
Caulk, Berry 20
Caulk, Freida 9, 14, 17, 18
Caulk, Patrick 14, 28
Chabala, William L. 14, 28
Chambers, Lois 20, 48
Charnisky, Michael 9, 14, 15, 17, 18, 42
Christy, Beverly 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 41,
44, 45, 51
34, 44, 46
German, Russell E. 24, 46
German Wilmer 10, 14, 17, 18, 42, 46
Gilbert, Mr. W. P. 3, 6
Golitko, Andy 13, 14, 16, ls, 40
Golitko, Charles 19, 20, 32, 33, 34, 38,
Golitko, Juliann 24, 43, 45
Grimes, Lee 20
Gronewald, Dwain 29
Guidish, Charlotte 24, 43, 45
Guidish, Joseph 24, 34, 42
Jimmy L. 19, 20, 38, 42, 44, 46
Johnson, Wayne 28, 46
Jones, Marjorie 20
Kacura, Helen 24
Kalvaitis, John W. 24, 41
Kates, Doris, 11, 14, 16, 18, 49, 51
Keele, Carl 14, 16, 19, 2l, 38, 42, 47, 48
Keiser, Clarence W. 21
Keiser, Doris 24
Keller, Patricia 8, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 31
Kelley, Clarence 24
Kennedy, Janet Ann 23, 25, 45
Kessinger, Mr. D. 6, 31, 34, 38
Kessler, Mr. G. 7
Kettelkamp, Marilyn P. 25
Kiefer, Al 25, 46
Kirkpatrick, Billy 27, 28, 38, 42
Kirkpatrick, Dorris 11, 14, 16, 18, 49, 51
Klindworth, Charles 40
Knodle, Dorothy 29, 45
Kosko, Anna 11, 14, 16, 18
Kosko, Betty 25, 43, 45
Kozuk, Eugene 8, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18,
Krutski, Moneta 29,
Kurica, Joe 21
Lancaster, June 23, 25, 43
Layer, Paul 21
Lehenbauer, Osmar 29
Lehenbauer, Sylvio 21
Lehman, Lee 11, 14,
Lewis, John 25
Macek, John 23, 25,
32, 33, 34, 44, 46
Maretti, Julio 11, 14, 16, 18
Marley, Carl 25, 46
Marley, Teresa 11, 14, 15, 16, 18
Masilonus, Isabelle L. 27, 29, 44, 45
Matthews, Dorothy 29
McC1aine, Pauline M. 27, 29, 47
McClusky, Walter 12, 14, 16, 18
McEnary, William 12, 14, 16, 18, 34, 47
Mehochko, Gerald 40
Melin, Julbert 8, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 32
34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 44, 49, 51
Mcnin, Reno 29, 46
Meyer, Virginia 12, 14, 17, 18
Miller, Mr. A. 3
Miller, Irma 29, 45
Mindrup, Darrell 21
Mindrup, Doris 14, 21, 48
Moeller, Mr. G. 3
Montgomery, Mr. A. 6, 8, 15, 46, 51
Moon, Virgil 12, 14,16, 18, 32, 33, 34, 44
Morrell, Irene 12, 14, 16, 18
Myers, Adell 29, 42, 45, 47
Myers, Adienne 27, 29, 42, 45
Myers, Mr. L. P. 6, 14, 13, 19, 27, 29
Myerscough, Miss D. 7, 15, 27, 28, 45
Nash, Donald 12, 14, 18
Nepote, Adolph 21, 34, 46
Niehaus, Lynis 19, 21, 34, 38, 46
Oltmann, Natalec Jo 25, 31, 41
O'Malley, Mary Lou 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 44,
Ovca, Edward 2 9
Paesani, Pete 25, 42
Parker, Eugene 25, 33, 34, 42
Paulon, Victoria D. 25, 42, 44
Pehanich, Julia 21
Pehanich, Steve 14, 25
Perry, Luella 12, 14, 17, 111, 42, 45, 47
Petty, Laura Mae 19, 21, 45
Pieper, Cathryn 12, 14, 17, 18, 49
Pieper, Jimmy 25
Pieper, Lloyd 14, 25
Pieper, Melvin 12, 14, 17, 18
Pinkston, Ruth 12, 14, 16, 18
Pircher, Miss F. 7, 15, 19
Pocock, Doris M. 27, 29
Pocock, Wesley C. 29
Poliak, Helen 19, 21, 44
Poliak, John 40
Porcnto, Annamae 14, 25, 43
Porento, Eddie 21
Porento, Helen 13, 14, 17, 18
Pumphrey, Lucille 21
Rademacher, Mr. E. E. 5, 23, 25
Ray, Gloria 21
Rehkemper, Walter W. 29
Reincke, Marceline 25
Rennekamp, Don 19, 21
Rennekamp, Dorothy 29
Rhodes, Gene 14, 25, 47
Robbins, Raymond 1, 13, 14, 16, 18, 4
Ruppert, Milton 13, 14, 16, 18, 46
Saatkamp, Bill 13, 14, 17, 18
Saatkamp, Joe 14, 25, 46
Sale, Donald 44
Sale, Shelby Lou 44
Sanders, Ruby 25
Schaefer, Billie 25
Schaefer, jack 21, 36, 37, 38, 46
Schaefer, Jimmie 25, 38, 42, 46
Schaper, Sue 19, 21, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48,
Schneeberg, Bill 1, 13, 14, 16, 18, 42, 49,
Schneider, Eleanor 27, 29, 43
Schneider, Janice 29, 43, 44, 45
Schneider, Owen 13, 14, 16, 18
Schniepp, Miss E. 7 i
SchremPI-1, La Vonne 13, 14, 16, 18, 42,
Schrempp, Marvin H. 25, 46
Seeburger, David 25
Shalbor, Lucille 23, 25, 45
Singler, Mr. I. 3
Smalley, Betty Jo 25
Smalley, Bill 23, 25
Smalley, Virginia 21
Smalley, Wilma 25, 43
Smith, Melvin, 14, 19, 21, 34, 38, 42, 47,
Sparks, Charles M. 23, 25, 32, 33, 34, 44
Stauder, Edwina 19, 21, 44, 48, 51
Stauder, Geraldine 14, 29
Stauder, Rosemary 29
Steck, James W. 25, 46
Stimac, Anthony 14, 25
Stimac, Josephine 25
Stimac, Ralph 13, 14, 16, 18, 32, 33, 34
Stivers, Norma J. 25, 43, 45
Stivers, Wendell 13, 14, 17, 18, 44
Stolz, Eugene 44
Storm, Floyd E. 25, 42, 46
Swaney, Betty 29
Swaney, Wilbur 13, 14, 17, 18
Swarbrick, Lillian 14, 25, 42, 45
Taft, Ray 8,13,14,15,17,18,36, 37,38
Taylor, Kenneth 44
Thornhill, Robert' L. 14, 23, 25, 32, 33,
34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 42, 44
Tondello, Archie 21, 42
Tooley, Donald 14, 21, 47
Toschak, Joseph 25, 31, 42
Tossetti, Jimmie 44
Vancil, Phyllis D. 14, 23, 25, 43
Vansack, Mary 21
Vansack, Mike 13, 14, 16, 18
Vaughn, Beverly 29, 42
Vaughn, Mrs. C. W. 3
Vedder, Bonnie J. 29
Vedder, Donna L. 25
Vericker, Evelyn 29, 45
Wadzita, Cyril 13, 14, 16, 18, 32, 33, 34,
36, 37, 38, 40, 44
Ward, Ray 21, 48
Warnsing, Keith 21, 46
Warnsing, Leon L. 29, 46
Watties, Richard J. 21, 46, 48
Wernsing, Ina I. 25
Westphal, Dorothy 25
Wieneke, Bruce 40
Wolff, Charles 21, 42, 48
Wolters, Mildred 25
Woltmann, Oral Mae 44
Wcmodhouse, Olive M. 14, 25, 45
Wright, Clarence 21, 31, 34, 38
Yackle, Miss S. 7, 8, 15, 47, 51
Zandrmai, Lino 14, 19, 21, 32, 33, 34, 35,
36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44
Zandonai, Louis 40
Zueck, Charles 40
Zueck, Eugene 27, 29, 34
Zueck, Margaret 14, 25, 43, 45, 47
Zueck, Robert 14, 27, 29, 31, 34
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