Normal Community High School - Echoes Yearbook (Normal, IL)
- Class of 1948
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eai, we, the 1948 Staff, dedicate this Volume of the
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Illinois State Normal University
University of Illinois
University of Chicago
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Northern Illinois State
University of Illinois
University df Wisconsin
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Roy E. DWELEY, B. Ed., M. S.
Illinois State Normal University
University of Illinois
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Eastern State Teachers College
KEITH E. MIDDLETON, B. Ed.
lllinois State Normal University
University of Illinois
LEWIS L. LEGG, B. Ed., M.A.
Western Illinois State Teachers'
University o Illinois
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General V Science
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Illinois State Normal University
ROBERT E. SHARP, B.S.
MARCIA GARIHEE, B.S. Ed.
Illinois State Normal University
CLARENCE J. KUSTER, B.Ed.,
Illinois State Normal University
University of Illinois
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Indiana State Teachers' College
University of Colorado
Illinois State Normal University
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Illinois Wesleyan University
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University of Illinois
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Illinois Wesleyan University
Illinois State Normal University
Eastman School of Music
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UFHIVGYSHY of Wisconsin
University of Illinois
H. EUGENE MASTERS
Athletics Illinois State Normal
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High School Registrar Secretary to Superintendent Assistant Manager Manager of the Cafeteria
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Engineer Janitor Janitress Janitor
SEATED: M. Larkin, C. Wilcox, M. Brown, Editor, S. Veatch, M. Jacobus. FIRST ROW: H. J. McElroy,
J. Ochs, D. Adams, N. Arends, J. Galbreath, L. Cutter, V. Warren, S. Evans, D. Morrison, D. Ochs, SECOND
ROW: E. Wiese, C. Burtls, B'. Clesson, P. Goodenoufrh, M. Valentine, M. Tate, M. Gates, A. Birky, L. Klump,
J..Runge,. F. Chapman, J. Hinkle. THIRD ROW: Miss Donham, P. McBurney, L. Hargis, I. Kidd, W. Kron,
Miss Springer, Miss Hoose.
Editor .................... .... M argaret Brown
Assistant Editor ............ ........ S ally Veatch
Class Editor ...................... ............. L ois Klump
Assistant Class Editor ........... ........................................ M arilyn Valentine
Activities Editor ...................... ................................................. N orine Arends
Assistant Activities Editors ....... .... A nn Birky, Donna Adams, Jane Galbreath
Sports Editor ........................... ................................................. F red Chapman
Co-Editor ....... ............... J oe Hinkle
Art Editor ............ ...... .......... ........................... ...... ..... M a r t h a Jacobus
Co-Editor ...................... .................................................................................... D onna Morrison
Assistant Art Editors .................. Jeannie Ochs, Varda Belle Warren, Lois Hargis, Sally Evans
Business Manager .......................................................................................................... Cliff Wilcox
Assistants ............ Marilyn Tate, Dick Ochs, Betty Clesson, Patricia Goodenough, Elaine Wiese,
Lougean Cutter, Marjorie Gates, Carman Burtis, Joan Runge
Photography Staff ....... ............................................. H . J. McElroy, Ivan Kidd, Wayne Kron
Typists ........................ ............ . . .......... .... . Marilyn Larkin, Patty McBurney
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Reverle Sta!! 4: Band 1, 2, 8: Pro-
.iectlonlst 1, 2: Science Club 1, 2, 8, 4:
Gun Club 1: Football 1. 2, 8: Class
Prsident 4: Drametlcs Club 4: I. A.
T. A. 4: Honor Society 4: Student
Council 4: Commencement Committee
Reverie Staff 4: Library Club 1: Pep
Club 1, 2: Honor Society 1, 2, 4: Prom
Queen 8: Student Council 4: F. T. A.
2: Science Club 4: Class Vice Presl-
Louis Su-:nEn'r 1
Alr Plane Club 1: l.A.T.A. 2, 8, 4,
Tnuurer 4: Honor Society 2, 8, 4: N
Club 8, 4: Student Council 3.4, Pres-
ident 4: Football 8, 4: Science Club 3:
Student Court 4: Commencement Com-
J EAN ANN KEWLEY
Reverie Staff 1: Chorus 1, 2, 8, 4:
President 4: Girls Ensemble 1. 2, 3, 4:
Dramatlca Club 1, 2, 8, 4: Thespians
8, 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 8: Peo Club 1:
Inkspot Staff 2: Student Council 8:
Historian, Swing Band 8: Clase Trees-
urer 4: Commencement Speaker:
"Thanks Awfullyf' "Alice Blue Gown,"
"Stardust," "Light Competition."
Reverie Staff 2. 8. 4: Editor: -Chorus
1, 2: Honor Society 1, 2, 8, 4: Girl
Scouts 1, 2, 8: Pep Club 1: Dramatlcs
Club 1, 2, 8, 4: Tbespians 2, 8, 4:
Student Council 8. 4: Girls Ensemble
2, 8: Inkspot Staff 2, 3: Commence
ment Speaker: "Road to Gettysburg,"
"Ramshackle Inn," "Everything Nice,"
Hsgnlflcentn Obsession," "The High
F. F. A. 1. 2, 8, 4: Athletic Club 1:
Football 8, 4: N Club 8, 4: Baseball 4:
F. H. A. 1, 2, a, 4: chorus s.
I. A. A. 8, 4: Transfer: Whitmer
High Sc l, Toledo, Ohio.
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Tran n 4 High Sch
Gun Club 1: Sportaman's Club 2: Scl-
ence Club 8.
Chorus 1, 2, 8, 4: Dramatics Club 1, 2,
8, 4: Secretary 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2. 8:
Pep Club 1: American Education Week
Committee: Reverie Staff 2: Inkspot
Staff 2, 8: Thespians 2, 8, 4: Quill
and Scroll 4: Latin Club 4: "Road to
Gettysburg." "Alice Blue Gown." "The
Doctor Has a Daughter."
Inkspot Staff 2, 8: F. H. A. 1: Girl
Scouts 1, 2: Pep Club 1: Dramatics
Club 2, 3, 4: Chorus 2, 8, 4: Thespians
4: Commencement Speaker 4: "Date
Yith Barbara," "Mad Hatters," "Star-
Football 1, 2: Basketball 1, 2, 3: Pep
Club 1: Sportsman's Club 1: I. A. T.
A. 1, 2: Athletic Club 1, 2.
F. H. A. 2, 8, 4: Chorus 2, 8, 4: Trans-
fer Bloomington High School.
Athletic Club 1: Red Cross Council 1-
Basketball 1, 2: Class President 2: Stu:
dent Council 2: Dramatics Club 3, 4:
"Thanks Awfullyf' "Alice Blue Gown,"
F. H. A. 4: Transfer: Ben Funk High
School, Shirley, Illinois.
Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Gun Club 1:
groiectionist Club 2, 3, 4: I. A. T. A.
Reverie Staff 8: Class President 1:
Gun Club 1: Dramatics Club 1, 2, 3, 4:
Thespians 1, 2, 8, 4: Studen'.: Council 2:
Science Club 2: 1. A. T. A. 2, 3, 4:
N Club 8, 4: Football 8, 4: Tennis 4:
Commencement Speaker 4: "What a
Life," "Pop Reads a Christmas Carol,"
"Last Curtain," "Stardust," Light
Reverie Staff 4: Transfer: Blooming-
ton Hlgh School.
Gun Club 1: Chorus 1: Basketball 2,
3, 4: I. A. T. A. 2, 3, 4: Secretary 4.
Reverie Staff 4: Inkspot Staff 8: Dra-
matica Club 2, 3, 4: Thespians 3, 4:
F. 1-I. A. 1: Pep Club 1: Girl Scouts
1, Z, 8: Chorus 1, 2: Sportsman's Club
1: "The Doctor as a Daugh r."
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Band 2, 8, 4: President 4: 1. A. T. A.
1, 2, 8, 4: Pep Band 4: Gun Club 1:
Science Club 4: Honor Society 4.
Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Swing Band 2: Pep
Band 2, 8: G. A. A. 3: Transfer:
Bloomington High School.
F- H- 1. 2, 3. 4: Chorus 3, 4: Trans-
fer: Clinton Community High School.
Reverie Staff 4: Football 1, 2, 3, 4:
Athletic Club 1, 2: I. A. T. A. 2.
Band 1, 2, 3: Red Cross Sewing Club
1' F H A 2 3
Football 1, 2: Basketball 1, 2, 3: Ath-
letic Club 1, 2: Track 1, 2: Red Cross
Council 1: N Club 4: I. A. T. A. 4.
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Dramatics Club 1, 2,
3, 4: Thespian 2, 3, 4: Secretary 8:
Vice President 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2:
Pep Club 1: Girls Ensemble 2, 3, 4:
Social Functions Committee 1: Student
Council 2, 4: Inkspot Staff 3: Cheer-
leader 3. 4: Pep Committee 3, 4: As-
sembly Committee 8: Calendar Com-
mittee 3: Student Court 4: Commence-
ment Speaker 4: "Thanks Awfully,"
"Smilin' Through," "The Mad Hatteras,"
"High School Daze," "Stardust"
Football 1, 2, 3: Basketball 1, 2, 8. 4:
Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Vice President
3, President 4: Student Council 4:
Baseball 4: Latin Club 4.
JERRY SCHAD "
Football 1. 2. 8, 4: Basketball 1, 2, '
8. 4: Baseball 1, 2, 8, 4: Track 1,'4:
Pep Club 1: Dramatics Club 1, 2, 8, 4:
Athletic Club 1: Science Club 1, 2, 8:
Thespians 8, 4: N Club 8, 4: Tennis
8. 4: Latin Club 4: Library Club' 4:
lnkspot 4: "Double Exposure." "What
a Life," "Comln' Round the Mountain,"
F. H. A. 1, 2, 3: Latin Club 4: Presi-
dent: F. T. A. 4: Secretary: Honor
Society 4: Student Council 4: Com-
mencement Committee 4: Transfer:
Hayworth High School.
Reverle Staff 4: Projectionists 1, 2, 8,
4: Student Council 1, 4: Red Cross
Council 1: I. A. T. A. 1, 2. 8. 4: Sports-
man Club 1: Baseball Manazer 1. 2:
Pep Club 1: Science Club 4.
Science Club 8: Chorus 4: Transfer:
Bloomington High School.
Band 1, 2. 8: Gun Club 1: Science Club
ELUL44: Projectlonlsts 2. 8. 4: Base-
Chorus 1. 2, 8, 4: Drsmatlcs Club
1, 2. 8, 4: Treasurer 8: Vice President
4: Thesplans, 2.8,4: Treasurer 4: Pep
Club 1: G. A. A. 1: Honor Society 2:
Girl Scouts 2, 8: Inkspot 2, 8: F. T. A.
4: Vlce President: Commencement
Speaker: "Sister Sue," "Old Doc."
"Thanks Awfully," "High School Daze."
"Last Curtain." "Guest of Honor."
"Stardust," "Linzht Comnetltionf'
VARDA BELLE WARREN
Reverie Staff 8, 4: G. A. A. 1, 2, 8:
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 8: Pep Club 1, 2:
I-'roiectionist 1: Dramatics Club 2, 8, 4:
Student Council 2, 3: Honor Society 4:
Torch Staff 3: Designed School Flag-3:
Samoa Honor Society, "Everything
F. F. A. 1, 2, 8, 4: Athletic Club 1:
Science Club 2, 8, 4: Track 8.
RUTH HARGIS '
chorus 1, 2, S, 4: hp C103 1, 2:
F. H. A. 1. 2: Inksnot Sta!! .
Inkspot Staff 4: Dramatics Club 4:
Student Council 4: Quill and Scroll 4:
Transfer: Rock Island High School,
Rock Island, Illinois.
Chorus 2, 8: Dramatics Club 2, 8, 4:
lnkspot 2. 8, 4: Science Club 8: Class
Vice President 8: Student Council 8:
"High School Daze." "Stardust":
Transfer: Immaculate Heart Academy,
Athletic Club 1: Projectlonlst Club 1,
2: Baseball Manager 1: Football 8. 4:
Baseball 8, 4.
Reverie Sta!! 2, 3, 4: Assistant Editor
4: Inkspot Staff 2, 8, 4: Girl Scouts
1, 2, 3: Dramatlcs Club 1, 2, 3, 4:
Chorus 1, 2, 8, 4: Student Council 1:
Pep Club 1: G. A. A. 1: Honor Society
2, 8, 4: Thesplans 8, 4: Latin Club 4:
Quill and Scroll 4: "Thanks Awfully,"
"Alice Blue Gown," "High Window."
I. A. T. A. 1. 2. 8. 4: Football 1, 2:
Buketball 1. 2, az Athletic Club 1, 2:
SDOrtsman's Club 1.
F. H. A. 1, 2, 8, 4.
Track 4: Baseball 4: Dramatlcs Club
4: Latin Club 4: Transfer: Rsntoul
INA BELLE WARREN
Band 1, 2, 8: Chorus 1, 2, 4: Honor
Society 1, 2: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 8: Dra-
matlcs Club 1, 2, 8, 4: Pep Club 1, 2:
Projectionlst 1: Thespians 8, 4: Air
Plans Club 2: "Road to Gettysburg,"
F. F. A. 1, 2, 8, 4: Athletic Club 1:
Track 2, B. 4: I. A. T. A. 2, 8, 4:
Honor Society 2, 8, 4: Student Council
4: Band 8, 4.
Transfer: Mackenzie High School, De-
Chorus 1. 2. s. 4: F. H. A. 1. 2, ag
G. A. A. 1, 2: Girls' Ensemble.2, 8, 4:
Pell Club 1: lnkswt Staff 4.
Band 1, 2, 8, 4: Airplane Club: Bas-
ketball 1, 2, 8, 4: Football 2, 8: Science
Club 2. 8, 4: Track 2, 8, 4: Baseball
2, I, 8: Pep Band 8, 4: N Club 4:
Swing Band 4: Latin Club 4: Boys'
Chorus 4: President.
F. H. A. 1: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 8: Pep
Club 1: Honor Society 2, 3, 4: D1-gm.
atics Club 2, 8, 4: Science Club 2,8, 4:
Chorus 3, 4: G. A. A. 4: F. T. A. 4:
Latin Club 4.
Reverie Staff 8: Class President 8:
Student Council 1, 2, 8, 4: Vice Presi-
dent 8: Football 1, 2, 8, 4: Co-Captain
4: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Baseball 1, 2,
8: Track 1, 2, 8: N Club 8, 4: Science
Club 1, 2, 8: Student Court 4: Rec
Cross Council 1, 2: American Educa-
tion Week Committee 2: Latin Club 4.
Dramatlcs Club 4: "Stardust," Trans-
fer: Trinity High School.
F. H. A. 1: Pep Club 1: lnkspot
2, 8: Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4:
Society 2, 8, 4: Science Club
Secretary 4: Reverie Staff 4
Club 4: F. T. A. 4: G. A. A. 4,
urer 4: "Sunday's Child."
Atlzletic Club 1: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Golf
F. H. A. 1, 2, 8. 4: Girl Scouts 1. 2, 8:
Projectionist 1, 2: Chorus 1, 2, 8:
gmerican Education Week Committee
Football 1, 2, 8, 4: Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4:
Track 1, 2, 8, 4: Gun Club 1: I. A.
T. A.: President: N Club 2, 3, 4.
Inkspot 4: Transfer: Ben Funk High
School. Shirley, Illinois.
Class Vice President 8: Student Coun-
cll 1, 2, 3, 4: Vice President 4: Air
Plane Club 1: Chorus 2, 8: F. F. A.
y4: I. A. T. A. 2, 8, 4: Track 8, 4:
Gun Club 1: F. F. A. 2, 8, 4.
lnkspot 4: Transfer: Keosauqua High
School, Keosauqun, Iowa.
Basketball 1, 2, 8: Gun Club 1: Foot-
ball 1: I. A. T. A. 8, 4.
YvoNNI: HINS ' A-.F W.-3'
F. I-I. A. Ig Inkspbt staff 's, 4: Dra-
matics Club 2, 8, 4: Girl Scouts 2, 8:
Chorus 2, 8, 4: Pep Club 2.
F. F. A. 1. 2, 3, 4: Air Plane Club 1:
Science Club 1, 2, 8, 4.
SUSAN PFEIFER .
Chorus 4: F. H. A. 4: Transfer: Ben
Funk High School, Shirley, Illinois.
RU SSELL BIGGER
F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Athletic '
Band 3. 4: Pep Band.
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Leverie Staff 1, 8. 4: Athletic Club 1:
I Club 2, 8, 4: Vice President 4:
laaeball Manager 1, 2, 8: Track Man-
ger 1, 2, 3: Honor Society 2: Foot-
all Manager 2, 8: F. T. A. 4.
leverie Staff 8. 4: Chorus 1: Honor
lociety 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 2.- 3. 4:
lramatics Club 2, 3, 4: Girl Scouts
, 2, 3: lnkspot Staff 2: "Alice Blue
lclence Club 1, 2: Band 1, 2, 4: Pep
land 4: Football 2, 3: Basketball 2, 3:
laseball 2: Class Secretary 2: Social
functions Committee 2: Dramatics
7lub 8, 4: Thespians 8, 4: Track 4:
lalendar Committee 4: Student Coun-
ll 4: "The Doctor Has a Daughter,"
Comln' 'round the Mountain."
teverie Stat! 8: G. A. A. 1. 2, 3: Pep
llub l: F. H. A. 1: Chorus 2: Dra-
iatlcs Club 3: F. T. A. 4: "Comin'
hound the Mountain."
Reverie Staff 2, 3: Chorus 1, 2: Dra-
matics Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Secretary 3:
President 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3: Ink-
spot Staff 1, 2: Pep Club 1: Red Cross
Council 1, 2: Thespians 2, 3, 4: Pres-
ident 4: Honor Society 2, 3. 4: Assem-
bly Committee 2, 4: Class Secretary 3:
Student Council 4: Commencement
Speaker: "Thanks Awfully," "Alice
Blue Gown," "Old Doc," "High Win-
dow," "Christmas Trimming," "Guest
Honor," "Light Competition," "Mag-
Class Vice President 1: Gun Club l:
Projectionists Club 1, 2, 3: Sportsman
Club T: Science Club 2. 3: Baseball 2:
I. A. T. A. 2. 8. 4.
Dramatics Club 3, 4: Chorus 4: Ink-
spot Staff 4: Transfer: Bloomington
Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Co-Captain: Base-
ball 1, 2, 3, 4: Captain: Basketball 1,
2, 3: Chorus 1: F. F. A. 1: Pep Club
2: Band 2, 3, 4: Pep Band 4: N Club
2, 3, 4: President: Science Club 3:
Assembly Committee 3: Track 3: Stu-
dent Council 4: I. A. T. A. 4: Com-
MARY Lou Wmsr:
F. H. A. 1, 2, s.
F. F. A. 1, 2, 8, 4: Treasurer 4: Gur
Club 1, 2: Science Club 8.
Pep Club 1: F. H. A. 1: Dramatics
Club 2. 3, 4: Chorus 2, 3, 4: Inkspot 4.
ROBERT Oom-:N M
Chorus 1: Air Plane Club 1: Pep Club
1: Basketball 1, 2: Projectionist 2, 8,
4: Science Club 2. 8. 4: I. A. T. A.
8, 4: Football 4: Track 4.
Reverie Staff 4: F. H. A. 8: Home-
coming Queen 4: Transfer: Stanford
Community High School.
Basketball 1, 2. 8: Inkspot 8, 4: Ath-
letic Club 1: N Club 2, 8, 4: Baseball
2, 8, 4.
lnkspot Staff 2, 8: Band 1: Chorus
1, 2, 8, 4: Dramatics Club 1, 2, 3, 4:
Girl Scouts 1, 2: Pep Club 1: Red
Cross Council 1: Girls' Ensemble 2. 8,
4: Thespians 2, 8, 4: Cheerleader 8, 4:
Pep Committee 8, 4: "Road to Gettys-
burg," "Old Doc." "Alice Blue Gown,"
Red Cross Sewing Club 1: Chorus 2.
I. A. T. A. 1, 2, 8, 4: Athletic Club l.:
Reverie Staff 4: Band 1, 2, 8, 4: Vice
President 4: Majorette 2, 8. 4: Student
Council 1: F. H. A. 1: Honor Society
2, 8, 4: Dramatics Club 4: Latin Club
I. A. T. A. 4: Bnseball 4: Transfer:
Ben Funk High School, Shirley, Ill.
Science Club 8, 4: Chorus 3, 4: Trans-
fer: Bloomington High School.
Reverie Staff 8, 4: Inkspot Staff 2, 3:
Editor 4: Honor Society 1, 2, 3, 4:
Pep Club 1, 2: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 8:
Secretary 8: F. H. A. 1: Chorus 1:
Dramatics Club 2, 8: Assembly Com-
mittee 2: Class Reporter 3: F. T. A.
4: President: Latin Club 4: Science
Club 4: Student Council 4: Secretary:
Quill and Scroll 4: Commencement
enior Class History
In September, 1943, the curtain rose on a drama of four acts when one hundred
and four slightly bewildered "freshies" entered into an active high school career. Dick
Britt, president, Eugene Miller, vice president, and Betty Brown, secretary, were the
principal characters in Act One.
The male members of the cast stole the show in Act Two. They were Virgil Cates,
president, Bill Linden, vice president, and Marvin Dunn, secretary. Our one big event
of the year was the party at which we entertained the freshmen.
Bill Linden, for his portrayal as president in Act Three, deserves a word of praise.
Helping him fulfill his executive duties were Jane Callahan and Marilyn Tate. Milton
Olson acted as J ane's stand-in in the second scene. Talent was displayed in all fields this
year from sports to art. To raise the necessary funds to support "the best prom ever,"
we inaugurated a stunt show the night before homecoming and a penny carnival in the
spring. Marjorie Gates reigned as queen of Shangri La, the theme of the prom.
Act Four, when the rewards of four years' labor were reaped, we were ably piloted
by Clifford Wilcox, president, Marjorie Gates, vice president, Ann Birky, secretary,
and Jean Ann Kewley, treasurer. Our first undertaking of the year was the homecoming
dance, at which Lougean Cutter was crowned queen. Bill Linden and Walter Byerly
acted as co-captains of a successful football team. Editing The Reverie and Inkspot re-
spectively were Margaret Brown and Lois Klump. The D.A.R. good citizenship award
was won by Marilyn Tate. Louis Siebert wielded the gavel at Student Council meetings.
Bob Thompson was voted by the members of the football squad as the ideal football
participant.This is the first year such an award has been given. Many of the prom-
inent clubs have had seniors as their leaders. Some of these are the "N" Club, Walter
Byerly, the Science Club, Bob Lesher, the Dramatics Club and Thespians, Marilyn
Tate, I.A.T.A., Dave Bridgwater, F.T.A., Lois Klump, the Latin Club, Ruth Leary,
the Honor Society, Milton Olson. Jim Cloyd was president of the Band Organization,
Jean Ann Kewley, Girls' Chorus, and Jack McQueen, Boys' Chorus. At Commencement
Minnie Carter, Walter' Byerly, Jean Ann Kewley, Sue Williams, Joyce Mann, Margaret
Brown, Dick Britt, and Marilyn Tate were the speakers for the class. Acts Three and
Four were ably directed by Mr. Legg, Miss Springer, Mr. Diveley, and Miss 'I-loose.
As the curtain draws to a close on an eventful drama of four years that will influ-
ence the lives of the participants forever, the sentimental strains of "Pomp and Cir-
cumstance" are heard from the orchestra pit. We, the class of 1948, take our departure
with the hope that the audience will always be as receptive as this one has been.
Listen well, Class of 1948. Give heed to these words of mystic wisdom as the future
is revealed. lMadame See-All gazes into her crystal ball, and the mists begin to break
What's this I see? A big building rising out of the heart of the city. The sign on it
reads "Mercy Hospital." Here come four doctors down the steps. It looks like Jerry
Schad, Bob Lesher, Bill Linden, and Cliff Wilcox. Behind them are six nurses, who
appear to be Marilyn Tate, Jeannine White, Mary Lou Wiese, Donna Mae Thoresen,
Norma Shumaker, and Joyce Peterson. Here come the proud new mama and papa,
Margy Wagner and Dick Britt, with their third set of triplets.
The hospital fades away and another edifice appears which looks like an office
building. As we look deeper into the crystal ball, we see Sue Williams sitting behind a
buyer's desk with Margaret Brown as her private secretary. Peeping into the outer
office, we see a number of our friends. There's Carolyn Nelson, Joyce Mann, Donna
Marsh, Marilyn Mears, Josephine Pickett, and Susan Pfeifer. In the bookkeeping de-
partment we find Ann Birky, Lois Hargis, Marjorie Gates, and Betty Clesson, head
bookkeepers. Here is a door which reads "Eugene Miller, General Manager, Assist-
aI1tS, Gerald Ll1Sh0I', William Llpllt, Milt0I1 Olson and Richard Pasley." There is still
another door. "Andrew C. Harris, Business Manager."
As we go to the next floor, we see a newspaper office, "The Inky Star." The door
bears some interesting names. "Lois Klump, Editor in Chief, Ronald Smith, Assistant
Editor, and Journalists, Sally Veatch, Janie Callahan, Ruth Hargis, Phyllis Stielow,
and Alyce Daley."
This building soon fades, and we see passing in review a number of people. There's
Marvin Dunn and his trumpet, a member of Harry Dorsey's Band, Fred Chapman, now
manager-of a big football team, Merle Simpson, now a prominent member of a big
league baseball team, and Jean Ann Kewley, soon to appear at the piano in Carnegie
Hall. Who's this red headed young lady? Why it's Jeannie Ochs, a famous dress de-
signer. There is Harriet Hastings, a famous radio singer. Here is a large sign. On it is
printed "Buerkett's Better Built Buildings, Jack Buerkett, Owner, Carpenters, Dave
Bridgwater, Dick Kirstein, Ivan Kidd, Ray Shirey, Orville Gannaway, Bob Ogden, Bill
Rich, Clifford Vanice, and Bill Fletcher."
Now another building is coming into view. It looks like a high school. Why, there's
Virgil Cates, Principal, Minnie Carter, English teacher, Marilyn Larkin, history
teacher, Ruth Leary, Latin teacher, Ruth Hunter, home economics teacher, Jack Mc-
Queen, boys' athletic director, Varda Belle Warren, girls' athletic instructor, and Mel-
vin Scarberry, Agriculture teacher.
Now we see a large modernistic building. There's a sign, Biddle-Burtis, Adver-
tising." A glance inside reveals Pat Goodenough, head of the Stenographic Department.
Bud Bauman, Walden Crouch, and Jim Cloyd are the business managers.
Here are some little buildings set very close together. Ah, they are homes and there
is Sharon Malcolm hanging out her washing and Barbara Anderson and Vivian Schultz
talking across the yard. Another peep reveals a lot of people we know living in these
homes. There's Agnes Daley, and over there is Lougean Cutter, and Kay Beard, Patty
Christ, Betty Alsene, Yvonne Hinshaw, Ina Belle Warren, and Roserita Weinheimer.
The houses are getting farther and farther apart. I see a man Working out in the
fields. Why it's Richard lRader. And over there is Wesley Rafferty, there's Louis Sie-
bert, too, and Russell Bigger, Harold Beverage, Walter Byerly, Roy Sparks, and Bob
Alas! the crystal ball is beginning to become cloudy again. The many scenes have
faded out of sight, and Madame See-All passes her hand across the top of the ball. Her
prophecy is finished.
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lfI1RST ROW: P. Guinnce, J. Galbreath, M. Jacobus, M. Kidd, M. Horsely, M. Foster, .I. Imig, G. Davis.
SRCOND ROW: D. Junk, H. Hafer, C. Frisby, R. Gehrt, T. Inman, D. Jordon, M. Jones, Mr. Harris.
THIRD ROW: A. Graham, G. Harper, R. King, D. Halsema, D. Kashner, E. Griffin. B. Foulk.
FIRST ROW: H. Richard, M. FI. Stuart, E. Wiese, J. Plumb, D. Schuler, A. Pagel. SECOND ROW: VV.
Sieveking, J. Williamson, B. J. Todd, B. Workman, V. Troyer, H. Siegworth, B. StephenS. THIRD ROW: S. L.
Evans, R. Jannusch, J. Warren, J. Stephens, J. Runge, G. Zehr, B. Parlier, Mr. Neuman.
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FIRST ROW: L. Hamm, R. McMahan, D. Jones, Richard Hany, Robert Hany, S. Houser, C. Henry, C.
Mays. SECOND ROW: M. Malinowski, D. Huffington, M. Knuth, J. Lusher, W. Hunter, M. Pfeifer, J.
Hosteller, R. Lyle. THIRD ROW: Mr. Masters, D. Mohr, E. Mears, D. Meridith, J. Miller, J. Greenburg,
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Highlights of 47- Z8
Midgets roamed the halls again as school opened.
F. F. A. boys astonished all during informal initiation.
Student Council sponsored first all-school mixer.
New journalism class presented N. C. H. S with her first printed issue
of the Inkspot.
Bill Sievekng won radio as "supersalesman" in Student Council maga-
zine sale and contest.
HOMECOMING. "Spike Jones and his City Slickers," alias our own
band captured annual Stunt Show award. Lougean Cutter reigned as
Queen over all festivities. Ironmen lost 15-6 to Pontiac Indians in the
game under the new lights.
American Education Week-Open House. Parents saw their brain-
children in action.
Actors and actresses "lived" their parts in the all school presentation
Senior class initiated student participant assembly with readings, skits,
Combined forces of band and chorus aroused the spirit of Christmas
at annual winter concert.
Christmas party with food and fun for everyone. Gifts were given by
that ever generous man, St. Nick. No more classes 'till '48!
Back to school and only five months left for those lucky seniors!
Students all slicked up and smiling-for Corinne's Studio and the
Ye olde semester exams caused many hectic hours of cramming. Saying
of the week, quote, "I'll just die if I don't pass those tests!"
Dancing silhouettes in "Deep Purple" carried out the theme of the
third annual Thespian "Moonlight Masquerade."
F. H. A. gals entertained men of I. A. T. A. and F. F. A. at an old
fashioned box social.
Junior assembly turned out to be a vaudeville show with the added
attraction of Geraldine, the wonderful horse.
Highlights of 47- 54
Ironmen upset Raiders of Bloomington 37-36! Had assembly in honor
of the great victory.
Fifteen "brains" initiated into the National Honor Society.
Inkspot staff sponsored first variety show-budding entertainers
proved that "variety is the spice of life."
Laughs and fun for everyone at the student assembly given by the
Ambitious dramatists entered a district speech contest with orations,
humorous, serious and verse readings.
Teachers convened -no school for us.
Freshmen talents were numerous as all contributed in making their
assembly a successful one.
Easter came early this year and the students welcomed a ten day va-
cation from studies.
Music aspirants entered the district solo and ensemble contest at Clinton
with hopes of winning state awards. -
The Latin classes celebrated the founding of Rome by having a Roman
banquet-togas, slaves and all. The "slaves" were the first year stu-
dents, who waited on their elders hand and foot.
Congratulations went to the all-Thespian cast for their performance in
the spring play.
Fathers of F. F. A.'ers were the guests at a Father-Son banquet.
Thespians initiated new members at an honor banquet. The best Thes-
pian and honor Thespian were awarded plaques.
Juniors out-did themselves as they decorated for that most important
event, the prom.
Impressive baccalaureate services gave the young and old alike a
thought for the future.
COMMENCEMENT. Seniors start a new career, one of being citizens
of the future. Farewell, alma mater!
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. X .I SEATED: H. J. McElroy, Martha Jacobus, Lois Klump, Miss Brown, Ronald Smith. FIRST ROW: Barbara
X Anderson, Vivian Schultz, Alice Daley, Jeannie White, Janie Callahan, Sally Veatch, Mary Ann Jones. 5 I ,l
SECOND ROW: Frank Mullare, Harriet Hastings, Yvonne Hinshaw, Ruth Hargis, Phillis Stiolow,
K 'sv Barbara Parlier, Jerry Schad. Qnot in picturej Darrell Spang. ll
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SEATED: Miss Brown, Mr. Bishop, Mr. Chiddix, Mr. Legg. FIRST ROW: M. Boggs, J. Peterson, B
Clesson,-J. Plumb, M. Brown, E. Wiese, N. Arends, J. Buth, J. Galbreath, I Warren. SECOND ROW
R. Larkm, M. Carter, A. Pagel, J. Imig, M. Jacobus, B. Workman, L. Klump, M. Gates, A. Birky, S. Veatch
S. Stark. THIRD ROW: M. Larkin, L. Hargis, M. Valentine, M. Tate, J. Runge, M. Horsley, L. Siebert
F. Chapman, M. Scarberry, C. Murphy, P. McBurney, M. Olson, H. Hafer, fnot in picturel Miss Bopp,
ational Honor ociety
This year the National Honor Society, sponsored by Mr. Chiddix, Miss Brown, Miss
Bopp, Mr. Bishop, and Mr. Legg, started by electing as their officers, Milton Olson, presi-
dent 3 Sally Veatch, vice-president, Margaret Brown, secretary: and Louis Siebert, treas-
urer: On February 11, an initiation was held for fifteen new members. Joyce Abbey, Joyce
Robertson, Robert McClellan, Don Rynell, and Winford McElroy were initiated into the
Junior Honor Society, and Cliff Wilcox, Marjorie Gates, Ruth Leary, Norine Arends, Mar-
jorie Horsely, Hewitt Hafer, Varda Belle Warren, Patricia McBurney, Jim Cloyd, and Ann
Pagel were initiated into the Senior Honor Society. At the end of the year another initiation
was held. At this time we invited the Honor Society from U. High to be our guests at a
banquet which was held in the upper reading room of our high school.
SEATED: B. Linden, D. Adams, L. Klump, L. Siebert, Mr. Diveley, M. Olson, J. Galbreath, C. Moore. FIRST
ROW: R. Lyle, W. Byerly, M. Jones, S. Gehrt, J. Schad. SECOND ROW: C. Black, W. McElroy, E.
Wiese, S. Williams, R. Larkin, R. Leary. THIRD ROW: M. Dunn, D. Huffington, J. Robertson, M. Gates,
M. Brown, P. McBurney, V. Buth, G. Zehr, R. Smith. FOURTH ROW: R. Gehrt, I. Kidd, B. Lesher, C.
Wilcox, A. Ehlers, D. Spang, M. Scarberry, H. Smith, C. Murphy, S. Stark. fnot in picturej A, Birky, D.
Siebert, M. Tate.
Under the leadership of Louis Siebert, the president, and Mr. Diveley, the adviser, the
1947-48 council had a very successful year. The Council Court was organized. The Welfare
Committee, also newly organized, was headed by Al Ehlers. This committee handled several
all-school drives, among which were sales of Christmas Seals, March of Dimes, and "CARE"
packages for European relief. Bob Lesher's Concession Committee assigned to the organiza-
tons of the school the selling rights of candy and pop. Under Winford McElroy's leadership
the Building and Grounds Committee helped the school in replacing the shrubbery and in
obtaining new school flags. This year the Assembly Committee inaugurated the idea of class
assemblies. The Torch, a handbook, was published and given to the students of N. C. H. S.
A radio program over W.J.B.C. was given. The Council held a magazine sales campaign
and with the help of the Board of Education purchased a portable projector for the school.
The first all-school party of the year was sponsored by the council. The Dance Committee also
sponsored several all-school dime dances and an orchestra dance in the fall.
The Council wishes to express its appreciation to the faculty for its splendid cooperation,
especially to Miss Hoose, Mr. Masters, Miss Bopp, Mr. Legg, Miss Garihee, Miss Springer,
Mr. Kuster, Mr. Sharp, and Mr. Diveley.
Ray Gehrt, Bill Linden, Mr. Masters, Sue Williams, Louis Siebert.
The Student Court, newest of the Normal High organizations, was started early in the
fall by the Student Council, who felt that our students were 'capable of assuming"the respon-
sibility of passing judgment on their fellow students.
The court, sponsored by H. E. Masters who served on a military court while in the
Army, consisted of twelve members who try the students according to their misdemeanors.
Bill Linden, Court Chairman, Louis Siebert, Student Council Presidentg Sue Williamsg and
Ray Gehrt are the four permanent members. One new member, starting with a freshman,
is chosen each week to replace an old one. In this way there will always be eleven experi-
enced members on the court. Penalties for guilt range from a few hours in the detention
room to recommendation to the principal for suspension from school. The court has done
many things for the betterment of student conduct. It has also made the students feel
their obligation in governing themselves and thus becoming better citizens.
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SEATED: M. Gates, R. Leary, L. Klump, M. Carter, M. Horsley, P. McBurney. FIRST ROW: D. Adams
N. Arends, J. Brodheck, J. Peterson, M. Boggs. SECOND ROW: E. Mitchell, M. Larkin, B. Rich, M. Mears
H. Richards, L. Hamm. THIRD ROW: D. Hunter, J. Warren, F. Chapman. fnot in picturej B. Clesson:
Future eaclzers of America
In high school, the purpose of the Future Teachers of America is exploratory, prevoca-
tional, and character forming. Future teachers learn facts and gain opportunities in this
world-wide profession. Young people who decide to be teachers early in life are much more
likely to make good teachers than those who merely drift into the profession by accident.
The Margaret H. J. Lampe F. T. A. was organized with twenty charter members. The
I. S. N. U. chapter performed the initiation rites, December 10. After the initiation, a gift
exchange took place followed by refreshments. Under the guidance of Miss Mathew, the club
made a splendid start. One of the highlights of our club meetings was on January 21 when
Mr. Starke spoke to us on the present advantages and disadvantages of teaching. The Feb-
ruary program was in charge of a panel from the McMurray chapter of I. S. N. U. The dis-
cussion was "Teaching as a Profession." On February 9 several members attended the
formal birthday dinner given by the McMurray chapter of Illinois State Normal University.
"The teacher is a builder: he works with the higher and finer 'values of civilization."
SEATED: Miss Brown, C. Moore, R. Leary, P. Guinnee, H. Hafer. FIRST ROW: J. Galbreath, B. Clesson,
J. Peterson, D. Sparks, H. Richard, C. Mayes, J. Parlier, J. Wiltermood, J. Barnett. SECOND ROW: M.
Larkin, A. Ropp, E. Paine, B. Sieveking, C. Evelsizer, V. Dunn, M. Rice, L. Ward, W. McElroy, S. Veatch.
THIRD ROW: J. White, E. Wiltermood, E. Mitchell, M. Foster, P. McBurney, E. Hodge, J. Abbey, G. Davis,
M. Stuart, B. Todd, L. Klump, G. Zehr. FOURTH ROW: T. Inman, H. J. McElroy, J. Schad, R. Pasley,
B. Lesher, R. Gehrt, B. Linden, J. McQueen, B. Caldwell, B. Zink, D. Baylor.
To further the interest in Latin as a language, a Latin Club was organized this year.
The purpose of the club is to acquaint students with Roman private lives. Ruth Leary was
elected president, Hewitt Hafer, vice-president, Connie Moore, secretary, Pat Guinnee, treas-
urer. Miss Brown is the adviser.
The name of the club is the S. P. Q. R. which means Senatus Populusque Romanus. The
officers of the club are addressed by their Roman names-the president, Consul, the vice-
president, Aedileg the treasurer, Questorg and the secretary, Censor.
The constitution for the S. P. Q. R. or Roman Republic consists of nine articles. Article
seven claims the Vestals Virgin's Lamp as our insignia and the Roman Purple as our color.
A tax of twenty-five cents per year is required of each member. Failure to pay this tax re-
sults in exile from the club.
The main event of the year held in the month of April was a Latin Banquet. lVlcfrb"".1
of Latin I class took the part of slaves. The meetings were held the fourth Wednesday of the
month. During this time discussions are held concerning the Roman private life, the gods
and goddesses, Roman holidays, Roman clothing, laws, and custom.
By understanding and appreciating the loyalties and ethics of the past, we believe that
our club helps us to become better American citizens.
SEATED: H. Hafer, B. Lesher, Mr. Chiddix. FIRST ROW: J. Buth,P. Guinnee, J. Galbreath, J. Peterson,
D. Morrison, P. Hottle, G. Davis, B. Todd, B. Foulk, M. Stuart, J. Imig, M. Jacolius, M. Foster, E. Wiesc,
I.. Aldridge. SECOND ROW: J. Brodbeck, N. Arends, A Casebeer, J. Plumb. J. Cloyd, R. Gehrt, H. J. Mc-
Elroy, P. McBurney, J. Runge, M. Lawson, W. Kron, J. Calvert, M. Olson, E. Smith, B. Sievoking. THIRD
ROW: T. Inman, D. Kashner, H. Anderson, D. Doerr, F. Chapman, H. Beverage, B. Ogden, J. McQueen.
J. Lesher, C. Wilcox, R. King, I. Kidd, R. Rader, B. Bauman.
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SEATED: Mr. Diveley, M. Larkin, A. Ehlers, Mr. Legg. FIRST' ROW: M. Malinowski, B. Musser, D.
Nuss, S. Gehrt, R. Cushman, G. Ropp, G. Swope, C. Black, H. Scott, L. Ward, W. McElroy, W. Frink,
R. Rich, L. Phillips, M. Byerly, J. Schad, M. A. Jones. SECOND ROW: R. Larkin, L. Hargis, R. Lyle, L.
Bigger, N. L. Clesson, C. Evelsizer, M. Rice, L. Dodson, A. Ropp, R. Taylor, W. Mohr, W. Denzer, B. Scott,
N. Rousey, N. Patton, R. Cates, A. Eades. THIRD ROW: B. Schmidt, M. Sieg, M. Gates, A. Birky, L.
Klump, B. Coleman, B. Gaines, R. Partridge, B. G. Zink, D. Smith, D. Nenne, B. Caldwell, P. Heller,
C. Todd, J. Abbey, R. Zehr, S. Rafferty, B. Jannusch, N. Morrison. FOURTH ROW: R. Evelsizer, D.
Parlier, E. Hodge, M. Sparks, V. Buth, E. Coffey, B. Leary, H. Olson, L. Miller, E. Baum, H. Smith, B.
ghcgrpek W. Ray, A. Anderson, D. Meredith, B. Buerkett, M. Pfeifer, L. Raydon, L. Thomason, B. Wilfong,
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The Science Club began its activities this year by electing Bob Lesher, president, Al
Ehlers, vice-president, Marilyn Larkin, secretary, and Hewitt Hafer, treasurer with Mr.
Chiddix, Mr. Diveley, and Mr. Legg as sponsors. The membership of one hundred and fifty
is the largest in our club history. The aim of our organization is to develop a real apprecia-
tion and understanding of the field of science.
Programs were given by our students and outside speakers. Demonstrations were given,
some of which were on corpuscle counting, dust explosion and spontaneous combustion. Mr.
Biasi gave a talk on sulfur and penicillin, and Miss Mildred Lierman spoke on "America's
Worst Enemy, Cancer." In May we took our annual field trip.
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SEATED: L. Siebert., M. Olson, D. Bridgwater, O. Gannaway, E. Huffington. FIRST ROW: Mr. Middle-
ton, A. Anderson, J. Cloyd, B. Ogden, B. Bauman, D. Ochs, F. Patrick, Mr. Sharp. SECOND ROW: R
Shirey, E. Griffen, W. Crouch, I. Kidd, C. Murphy, M. Bonny, G. Biddle. THIRD ROW: E. Miller, D. Britt
J. Stephens, M. Scarberry, D. Shutt, D. Rynell. inot in picturej L. Schenkel, B. Rich, D. Fletcher, J. Barr
Industrial Arts ana, Tracie Academy
The Industrial Arts and Trades Academy has been running very smoothly under the
leadership of our presiding officer, David Bridgwater. He has been assisted by Milton Olson,
Treasurer. The purpose of the I. A. T. A. is to stimulate a high class of workmanship and to
assist in guiding its members into vocations that best suit their needs, interests, and op-
portunities. It is also the purpose of this organization to promote improvements in the school's
industrial education studies and at the same to promote a high degree of scholarship and
interest in recreational activities.
To become a member, a student must be enrolled in his second semester's course in some
area of industrial education. A "B" average must be attained to become a member and must
be maintained for active membership. A member must also earn an average of three credits
The "Industrialists" carry on many activities during the year which include building
projects, the Weiner roast, basketball games. The club made lamps, bracelets, and other
things in order to raise money for a field trip to the Tucker Automobile Factory in Chicago.
We of the executive board are proud of the active members. Next year promises to be
another successful year for the I. A. T. A. under the capable leadership of Mr. Sharp and
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FIRST ROW CSEATEDJ: C. Black, R. Rader, M. Scarberry, H. Siegworth, Mr. Kuster, W. Rafferty, B.
Thompson. SECOND ROW: W. Shinnabarger, J. Barr, G. Swope, D. Jones, K. Reeser, H. Scott. THIRD
ROW: G. Ropp, N. Niepagen, K. Carter, D. Smith, D. Jannusch, R. Bigger, M. Olson, R. Larkin, W.Mohr,
R. Sparks, M. Powers. FOURTH ROW: D. McClure, D. Beverage, H. Beverage, E. Mears, D. Tjaden, J.
Goodenough, J. Greenburg, W. Denzer, M. Knuth, H. Schultz, M. Burdette. FIFTH ROW: E. Smith, R.
Graham, M. Niepagen, G. Harper, C. Murphy, E. Burns, J. Calvert, B. Stokes, 0. Brown, J. Williamson,
B. McClellan, D. Gwin. fnot in pictureJ C. Schultz,, M. Logsdon, J. Pickett
Future armers of America
The Future Farmers of America is a national organization commonly known as the
F. F. A. The purpose of this organization is to develop higher ideals and standards for the
young American farmer. The four degrees of membership based upon achievement are
Green Hand, Chapter Farmer, State Farmer, and American Farmer, which is the highest
degree. Only one boy in every one thousand receives this honor. While attending the National
F. F. A. convention and the American Royal Livestock Exposition held in Kansas City,
four of our officers were privileged to see one of our four American Farmers receive
this honor. It was bestowed upon Don Hinshaw of the class of '46. The officers this year
are Harold Siegworth, president, Melvin Scarberry, vice-president, Richard Radar, secre-
tary, Wesley Rafferty, treasurer, Carl Black, reporterg Bob Thompson, watch dogg and Mr.
A recreation program consisting of basketball and softball is carried on throughout the
year. The annual summer trip for senior boys was an outing at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The
usual ice cream feed, with faculty men as guests, was held in March. The organization was
well represented in the Sectional F. F. A. Fair held at ElPaso, where the entries received
high rating. They also entered judging, speaking and parliamentary procedure contests.
Other projects of the club are the sale of rat poison and the distribution of Funk Brothers
SEATED: D. Harper, H. Richards, M. Horsley, J. Imig, M. Valentine, J. Robertson, P. Ambrose. FIRST
ROW: B. Scott, S. Rafferty, J. Messer, M. Allen, D. Liska, S. Houser, D. Adams, S. Pfeifer, C. Nelson,
P. Christ, D. Junk, M. Sparks, Mrs. Stroud. SECOND ROW: J. Webb, R. Swearingen, A. Graham, S. Evans,
M. Brown, C. Cutter, B. Jannusch, R. Hunter, J. Peak, R. Weinheimer, R. Leipold, B. Musser. THIRD ROW:
D. Sanders, B. Stephens, E. Coffey, B. Foulk, M. Pfeifer, B. Alsene, M. Sparks, M. Lawson, L. Sigler, M.
Lanigan, R. Larkin, C. Crandall,M. Boggs. FOURTH ROW: R. Kessinger, A. Pagel, T. Fowler, N. Shu-
maker, M. Kidd, I. Hubbs, G. Zehr, J. Litherland, J. Nelson, D. Mattingly, H. Nelson, B. Rich, D.
Future Homema ers of America
The F.H.A. is a national organization for students interested in homemaking. The main
purposes are to promote the joys and satisfactions of homemaking and to further interest
in home economics. The members of this organization must have completed one year of high
school home economics training before they may become a member.
A few of the outstanding events of the year include the candle light initiation ceremony,
the trip to Farm and Home Week at Champaign, the annual banquet for the mothers of the
F. H. A. girls, and the tea and style show. The F. H. A. also co-operated with the F. F. A. in
having exchange parties. A box social for the F. F. A. and the I. A. T. A. boys was held.
FIRST ROW: R. Kaugham, M. Rice, R. Evelsizer, B. Leary, A. Anderson, M. Powers, E. Smith, W. Frink,
Il. Scott. SECOND ROW: M. Stuart, C. Evelsizer, K. Reeser, W. McElroy, H. Smith, D. Smith, B. Blunk,
B. Bauman, J. Pasley, D. Beverage, M. Boggs. THIRD ROW: E. Wiese, N. Morrison, G. Biddle, H. Anderson,
W. Kron, J. Calvert, W. Ray, K. Carter, J. Barr, L. Alsene, P. McBurney. FOURTH ROW: B. Sieveking,
B. Ogden, R. Crouch, D. Shutt, J. Lesher, W. Shinnabarger, I. Kidd, R. Taylor, L. Dodson, Mr. Bishop. fnot
in picturej D. Barr, R. Cushman, W. Denzer, A. Willig.
Standing: Leroy Aldridge, Patricia Kopp,
Norma Rousey, Gladys Wert, Barbara
Kopp, Clarence Frisby. Seated: Marilynn
Valentine, Barbara Rich, Jerry Schad,
Beverly Jannusch, Jean Webb. Not pic-
tured: Ruth Hunter.
SEATED: Miss Hoose, M. Carter, M. Tate, J. White, M. Brown. FIRST ROW: M. Jones, J. Plumb, J. Buth,
J. Brodbeck, V. Warren, I. Warren, P. Guinnee, C. Moore, J. Galbreath, B. Anderson. SECOND ROW:
D. Schuler, D. Morrison, B. Parlier, Y. Hinshaw, B. Clesson, J. Mann, S. Veatch, A. Casebeer, N. Arends,
A. Daley, S. Williams, J. Callahan. THIRD ROW: M. Jacobus, B. Foulk, J. Peterson, M. Larkin, L. Hargis,
M. Wagner, J. Kewley, B. Todd, J. Runge, C. Burtis, G. Zehr, B. Workman, D. Adams, J. Ochs. FOURTH
ROW. R. Smith, C. Wilcox, V. Cates, J. Schad, R. Pasley, M. Dunn, D. Britt, M. Scarberry, J. Warren, H. J.
McElroy, D. Ochs.
SEATED: Miss Hoose, M..Carter, M. Tate, J. White, M. Brown. FIRST ROW: D. Nuss, L. Hargis, M.
Byerly, D. Sanders, R. Cates, J. Daley, J. Schad, N. Clesson, N. Patton, E. Rodgers, S. Gehrt. SECOND
ROW: J. Parlier, P. Ambrose, C. Todd, J. Abbey, E. Hodge, D. Parlier, L. Ward, K. Reeser, G. Ropp, B.
Jannusch, J. Nelson, J. Litherland, V. Buth. THIRD ROW: J. Draper, L. Dodson, E. Smith, A. Ropp, P.
Heller, D. Stielow, B. Thorpe, B. Caldwell, J. Halsema, B. Rich, L. Thomason, B. Wilfong.
SEATED: Miss Hoose, S. Williams, M. Tate, J. Ochs, M. Brown. FIRST ROW: I. Warren, J. Galbreath,
N. Arends, A. Casebeer. SECOND ROW: S. Veatch, M. Jacobus, C. Burtis, J. Kewley, J. Mann, M. Carter,
J. White. THIRD ROW: D. Ochs, J. Schad, B. Caldwell, B. Thorpe, M. Dunn, D. Britt.
Troupe 613 of National Thespian Dramatic Honor Society has successfully-completed its
fourth year at Normal High under the capable leadership of Marilyn Tate, Presidentg Sue
Williams, Vice Presidentg Jeannie Ochs, Secretaryg Minnie Carter, Treasurerg and Margaret
Brown, Clerk. Serving on the board were Marvin Dunn, Seniorg Norine Arends, Juniorg and
Bob Caldwell, Sophomore. The president attended Northwestern Speech Institute last sum-
mer and came out with a superior rank.
Activities started in the fall with a Weiner roast and hay rack ride on September 4 for
all members and alumni. The highlight of the year was a field trip to Chicago on November
14 and 15 to attend plays. Mary Martin in "Annie Get Your Gun," and Tallulah Bank-
head in "Private Lives" were enjoyed by all. They also saw the famous caricaturist, Flor-
ence Desmond. The annual "Moonlight Masquerade" was held January 24. The theme was
Deep Purple with Colonial decorations. The Thespian spring play was given May 7.
On May 5 the formal Senior Farewell Banquet and initiaton was held. Seniors leaving
this year are Dick Britt, Sue Williams, Margaret Brown, Jeannie Ochs, Jeanine White,
Marilyn Tate, Minnie Carter, Carman Burtis, Sally Veatch, Marvin Dunn, Jerry Schad, Ina
Belle Warren, Joyce Mann, and Jean Ann Kewley.
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Janet Ross .........
Phil Ford ..............
Marion Phipps ......
John Redman ........
Cynthia Keene ......
Miss Freeman .........
Miss Robinson ......
Miss Jones ........
Tad Voorhis ..........
Stella Brahms ......
Mr. Bach ....... .... ,.......
Dean of Women
Claire Carter ........
Arthur Scott, Jr. .... .
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November 7, 1947
Cast of Characters
Jean Ann Kewley
H. J. McElroy
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE
KING ARTHUR'S COURT
A comedy in three acts based on Mark Twain's book, written by John G. Fuller.
Produced by National Thespian Troupe No. 316, May 7, 1948. Directed by Colene Hoose.
Hank Bennett ................ . .................................................................................................................... ......... D ick Britt
Mrs. Bennett .......... ........ .... .......... M a r gy Wagner
Marion Bennett ...... ........ M argaret Brown
King Arthur ........ ..... C lifford Wilcox
Queen Guenever .. ...... Marilyn Tate
Sir Sagramor ...... .......... B ob Thorpe
Merlin ................................ .......... B ob Caldwell
Elaine ................................ .......... Minnie Carter
Sandy .................................... ............ S ally Veatch
Queen Morgan Le Fay .......... ........ J eanine White
Clarence ............... .. ........... ...... .... ..... ............. .......... .... .. .... Larry Ward
Mark Twain's "Connecticut Yankee" is a tale which will never grow old. It deals
with the adventures of a Yankee from Connecticut who finds himself thrown back into
the middle ages. He cannot believe it at first, thinking he is in an insane asylum. But
he is soon convinced that he actually is faced with a death sentence handed down from
King Arthur, and his ingenuity comes immediately to the fore. By predicting an eclipse
of the sun, he saves his own skin and immediately becomes the idol of the kingdom. His
power becomes so great that Merlin, the court magician, plots against him with several
others. However, the Yankee builds up a complete twentieth century industry in short
order, and keeps the knights completely baffled by his magic. As the story closes, the
Connecticut Yankee is reluctant to leave the lovely ladies he has met in the Castle of
Norma Lee Clesson
Mary Ellen Lawson
H. J. McElroy
Jo Ann Wiltermood
Jean Plumb, pianist, Mary Ellen Lawson, Ermalee Norma Lea Clesson, Ethelyn Rodgers, Janet Daley
Mitchell, Joan Imig. and Dorothy Junk.
The last musical notes of a very busy and successful year of the band was sounded
at Commencement time. Under the able direction of Mr. Miller, music was furnished for
many occasions including assembly programs, winter and spring concerts, Corn Belt Electric
Cooperative and Iliinois Education Association meetings. The football and basketball games
and pep assemblies were also heightened by the band's snappy music. In the district contest
last spring the band and clarinet trio Won first place rating, which entitled them to enter the
state contest. Here the band was awarded a "B" rating. A trophy was presented to the band
by Governor Green for a Winning performance at the State Fair in Springfield.
FIRST ROW: M. Sieg, I. Warren, J. Brodbeck, J. Peterson, M. Carter, A. Daley, J. Ochs, S. Williams, J.
White, J. Plumb, M. Byerly, S. Evans, P. Hottle, J. Litherland, B. Scott, S. Pfeifer. SECOND ROW: W.
Hardesty, D. Wagner, D. Morrison, V. Warren, S. Veatch, L. Bigger, J. Webb, B. Foulk, M. Jones, S. Houser,
A. Daley, M. Brown, C. Todd, S. Gehrt, E. Rodgers, J. Daley, J. Schad, P. Ambrose, C. Rousey. THIRD
ROW: D. Bicknell, E. Wiltermood, Y. Hinshaw, H. Hastings, B. Buerkett, L. Siegler, D. Harper, J.
Nelson, J. Runge, N. Shumaker, R. Hargis, G. Zehr, M. Sparks, B. Todd, B. Rich, L. Thomason, J. Mann,
D. Adams, N. Arends, A. Casebeer, E. Wiese, J. Barnett, L. Hamm, L. Rousey. FOURTH ROW: Mr. Miller,
M. Jacobus, J. Kewley. J. Barr, R. Rich, J. Johnson, A. Ropp, J. McQueen, D. Baylor, D. Kashner, J.
Warren, A. Ehlers, H. Anderson, T. Inman, F. Mullare, D. Doerr, J. Swope, L. Dodson. Knot in picturej D.
M ixecl lzorus
The choruses and girls' ensemble closed an unusually successful year. Interest is high
in music at N. C. H. S. The personnel had to be reduced to fifty members in the girls'
Performances of the year include:
Chorus: Union Thanksgiving Services, winter and spring concerts, Illinois Education As-
sociation meetings, and district contest.
Girls' Ensemble: Optimist Club, Red Cross Show at Rantoul, Presbyterian Church, Radio
broadcast at I. S. N. U., and district contest.
Our music department made a splendid showing not only in band but also in vocal music
in the district and state contests. Harriet Hastings, Barbara Buerkett, and the girls' ensemble
won first place in the district which entitled them to go to the state Where they received a "B"
rating. Jean Ann Kewley at the piano and the mixed chorus received a "B" rating in the
district. The results of this spring's contest were not available before the Reverie went to
press, but a good showing is always expected from Mr. Miller's musicians.
FIRST ROW: L. Dodson, J. Barr, J. Swope, R. Rich, J. Kewley. SECOND ROW: J. Warren, T. Inman,
ll. Anderson, D. Doerr. A. Ropp. THIRD ROW: Mr. Miller, D. Kashner. J. McQueen, A. Ehlers, D. Baylor.
Qnot in pin-tureb J. Johnson, F. Mullare, D. Spang.
Marilyn Byerly, Norine Arends, Alice Jayne Casebeer, Harriet Hastings, Barbara Buerkett, Martha Jacobus,
Jean Plumb, Mary Suv Williams, Jean Ochs, Jean Ann Kewley.
Work anal Play
FIRST ROW: B. Jannusch, E. Wiese, M. Stuart, D. Schuler, M. Foster. SECOND ROW: R. Larkin, J.
Imig, P. McBurney, D. Marsh. THIRD ROW: J. Peterson, Miss Garihee, E. Mitchell, M. Pfeifer, M. Larkin.
G. A. A.
Jean Ochs, Frank Mallare, Mary Sue Williams, Shirley Gehrt, Many Ann Jones, Carol Todd.
SEATED: R. Gehrt, F. Chapman, W. Byerly, L. Siebert. FIRST ROW: N. Niepagen, H. Hafer, D. Hal-
sema, J. Buerkett, D. Bridgwater, B. Linden, H. J. McElroy, T. Inman, Mr. Legg. SECOND ROW: R. Larkin,
J. Schad, Mr. Hardy, H. Smith, D. Spang, A. Ehlers, D. Rynell, D. Britt, Mr. Masters, B. Thompson, Mr.
Neuman. tNot in picturel F. Mullare, J. McQueen.
" " Club
A newly organized athletic board was formed in November 1947, with Lander Van Gundy,
President, Ben Gildersleeve, Vice President, R. E. Caton, Secretary. The athletic board is
composed of two Board of Education members, Lander Van Gundy and Ben Gildersleeveg four
coaches, Phil Hardy, Robert Newman, Eugene Masters, and Lewis Legg, R. E. Caton, Prin-
cipal of High School, L. E. Starke, Superintendent of Schools.
The purpose of the board is to formulate policies for the guidance of the school's ath-
letic program and to create a better understanding of the athletic program. The meetings of
the board are held after every football, basketball, baseball, and track season.
FIRST ROW: G. Biddle, W. Denzer, B. Linden, Capt.: W. Byerly, Capt., P. Heller, R. Lower, H. Siegworth,
R. Gehrt, H. Hafer, F. Mullare fMgr.J SECOND ROW:Mgr. T. Inman, B. Zink, M. Olson, R. Ogden,
R. Caldwell, B. Thorpe, D. Bridgwater, J. Schad, R. Maloney, R. Larkin, O. Brown, R. Ochs, R. McClellan,
B. Leary. THIRD ROW: Coach Hardy, D. Kashner, R. Crouch, H. Smith, D. Spang, D. Halsema, D. Britt, L.
Siebert, A. Ehlers, D. Rynell, J. Halsema, B. Thompson, Coach Neuman.
The Normal Ironmen had a fairly successful season, they had three wins and five de-
feats. The Homecoming game, which was played with our Corn Belt rivals from Pontiac,
proved to be an interesting and exciting one although Pontiac Won by a close score. Even
though most of the opponents were tough, the Ironmen gave them all a scrappy game show-
ing that they weren't pushovers.
Next year there promises to be a great improvement in the team's record with eight re-
turning lettermen plus a few outstanding underclassmen. The returning lettermen for next
season are D. Halsema, D. Spang, R. Gehrt, D. Rynell, A. Ehlers, H. Hafer, R. Larkin, and
Sept. Normal Wendell Phillips Here
Sept. Normal Fairbury There
Sept. Normal Clinton There
Oct. Normal Pontiac Here
Oct. Normal U. High Here
Oct. Normal Trinity Here
Oct. Normal Dwight Here
Oct. Normal Bloomington Here
FIRST ROW: K. Risen, R. Thorp, G. Ropp, R. McMahan, D. Magee, D. Jones, J. Pasley, SECOND ROW:
L. Dodson, H. Olsen, G. Swope, G. Payne, J. Lusher, D. Mohr, B. Shinnabarger, R. Evelsizer. THIRD ROW:
S. Stomac fass't coachl J. Lehman, E. Roberts, B. Stokes, C. Bonney, H. Smith, R. Volk, H. Masters lCoachJ
Normal High had its first view of a freshman team this year under the direction of Mr.
Masters. After a few weeks of working on plays and fundamentals of football, the fresh-
man team had their first taste of competitive football against the Clinton freshmen. The
young Ironmen had an easy game. The game between the freshman and sophomore teams
was one of the high lights of the season with the sophomores winning.
By the end of the season the boys had been molded into a good team. They will be one to
watch in future years.
El Paso 6
B. H. S. 21
FIRST ROW: R. Lesher, R. Gehrt, Harlan Smith, J. McQueen, J. Buerkett, J. Schad, O. Gannaway, D.
Bridgwater, D. Halsema, B. Linden, T. Inman, Mgr., R. Evelsizer, Mgr.g SECOND ROW: Coach Hardy
H. Hafer, Harry Smith, R. Stielow, R. Jannusch, R. Blunk, J. Halsema, E. Burns, C. Coon, D. Rynell,
Thompson, J. Britt, J. Miller, Coach Neuman. CNOt in picturej F. Mullare, Mgr.g D. Spang.
The Normal Ironmen enjoyed a highly successful season. They had seventeen wins
and eleven losses. They upset a favored B. H. S. team on the home floor by a 37-36 score. The
Normal High team tied Trinity for the Corn Belt Crown and finished second in the Inter-
In the Second Normal Holiday Invitational Tournament, Chenoa, Normal, Dixon, and
Bloomington won first round games on New Year's day. In the semi-finals Chenoa beat
Normal and Bloomington ousted Dixon for the opportunity to play in the championship game.
Normal won over Dixon for the consolation title and Chenoa whipped B. H. S. for the
The Ironmen finished their season at the sectional tournament held in Peoria after they
had upset the Chenoa Redbirds in the finals of the regional tournament at Chenoa. The
Ironmen won their first game at the sectional but were trounced by a highly favored Pekin
Next year Coach Hardy will build his team around four returning lettermen - R.
Gehrt, D. Spang, D. Halsema, and H. Smith.
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FIRST ROW: E. Mears, Fletcher, M. Niepagen, N. Niepagen, G. Biddle, B. Liput, B. Sieveking. SECOND
ROW: C. Evelsizer, F. Patrick, C. Frisby, W. Byerly, D. Spang, R. Gehrt, H. Hafer, R. Cushman. THIRD
ROW: R. Stielow, B. Biddle, D. Rynell, Coach Neuman, J. McQueen, B. Lesher, R. Blunk.
The Normal Ironmen launched their 1948 baseball season with Fairbury on the oppo-
nent's field. This was an easy game for the Ironmen. They won by a score of 7-3. The Iron-
men appear to be much stronger than they have been in the last few years. They have a good
pitching staff not counting the experienced infield. They are using the new suits that were
purchased last year. The Ironmen of last year had a four wins and two loss record.
This year's nine will find only four members, W. Byerly, J. McQueen, B. Biddle and J.
Schad missing next year.
April Fairbury May 3 B. H. S.
April Wapella May 5 U. High
April Eureka May 6 El Paso
April Clinton May 8 Atlanta
April B. H. S. May 12-15 District
April Danvers May 17 Trinity
April U. High May 19 Fairbury
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FIRST ROW: R. Ochs, R. Caldwell, J. Halsema, P. Heller, C. Black, R. Graham, C. Coon, R. Pasley. SEC-
OND ROW: R. Evelsizer, Mgr.: O. Brown, J. McQueen, W. Denzer, H. Smith, M. Powers, B. Linden, R
Kirstein, Bob Thorpe. THIRD ROW: H. J. McElroy, D. Tjaden, R. Larkin, J. Schad, D. Spang, D. Halsema
E. Peyton, H. Anderson, D. Bridgwater, Coach Masters.
The Ironmen opened their track season at Urbana, April 3. D. Spang, who won fourth
in the 220 yard dash was the only member of the track team to place in the meet. Normal
held a dual meet with Leroy and won by an easy score. Anderson and Spang were high point
men in the meet. The Juniors won by a four point margin over the Seniors in the annual
Inter-class meet this year.
The first Normal Relay Carnival was held April 24, with over forty schools entering
the A and B Classes. A queen and her attendants chosen from all four classes in the school
awarded all trophies and medals.
As this year's track team has only three returning lettermen from last year's squad,
they depended mostly on underclassmen.
April 3 Urbana April 30 Lincoln
April 10 Decatur May 1 Delavan
April 14 Leroy May 3 Corn Belt
April 20 Fairbury May 7 District
April 24 Normal Relays May 14 Inter-City
The 1947 track season was fairly successful with nine returning lettermen. The dual
meet with B. H. S. proved to be a close one. The Bloomington High Cindermen eked out a
one point decision over the Ironmen. Pontiac won the Corn Belt meet, University High and
Normal finishing second and third respectively. U. High won the Inter-City. Charles Cox,
Normal's ace miler, won first place in the half mile and mile events in the B. H. S., Corn
Belt, and Inter-City meets. He also placed fourth at the district meet in Peoria. George Hin-
shaw won first place in the shot put in the B. H. S., Corn Belt, and Inter-City meets.
This year's track team will be built around only three returning lettermen - Dave
Bridgwater, Bill Linden, and Jack McQueen.
The main event for the class of '48
was their Prom last year. A general
committee was selected during the
second semester, who, with the help
of Mr. Legg, Mr. Diveley, Miss
Springer, Miss Hoose, and Mrs. Gal-
breath, class advisors, worked indus-
triously planning the affair. Bill Lin-
den was class president, Milton Olson,
vice president, Marilyn Tate, secre-
tary-treasurer and Lois Klump, re-
Bill Linden served as the chairman
of the Prom committee. Chairmen of
the standing committees were Marvin
Dunn, Orchestra, Margaret Brown,
Floor Show, Dick Britt, Queen, Var-
da Belle Warren, Theme, Cliff Wil-
cox and Jeannie Ochs, co-chairmen,
Construction, Melvin Scarberry,
Clean-up, Jeanine White, Refresh-
ments, Marjorie Gates, Serving,
Marilyn Tate, Purchasing, Sally
Veatch, Programs and Invitations,
and Lois Klump, Reception.
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Art Scott Barber Shop
Normal Welding and Blacksmiths
W. H. Stappenbeck, Bookbinding
Hall's Tog Shop Class "26"
Dr. L. H. Ten Eyck, Dentist
Ko Ko Shop
Little Campus Inn Class "43"
National Hybrid Corn Co.
Dan's Tire Shop
Templeman's Jewelry Store
Watkins Watch Repair
Orange Crush Bottling Co.
Lusher Service Station
Spear Brothers Service Station Class "27"
Al Bishoff, Groceries
Lander Van Gundy, Insurance Agent
Normal Sanitary Dairy
Dr. John N. Wettaw, Dentist
Hi Lo Oil Co.
Coen's Drug Store
Shorty's Keen Barbershop
A. T. Jackson, Furniture
Biasi's Drug Store
Washburn 8x Sons, Florists
American State Bank
Pantagraph Printing 8: Stationery Co.
Denman's Flower Shop
Brewster Food Service
Ritter's Dry Goods Class "42"
Lutz Greenhouse Sz Canning Co. Class 38
George Lesher 8z Sons Class "44"
Camera Craft Studio
Miller Music Store
W. H. Roland
Wiston C. Pulton, Class "34"
Wayne Lasky Grocery
H. L. Mecherle, Class "I-33"
Wood Products Co.
Dr. Harry C. Barber, M. D.
Community Cash Grocery
McLean County Truck Co.
Dr. Ray W. Doud, M. D.
Jack Stoltz, Insurance Agent
Louie Heller 8a Sons, Meat Market Class 46
Midget Inn, Roy S. Clesson, Mgr.
William D. Bryan, Service Station Class 30
Ann's Beauty Shop
Moore Bus Lines
Chet's Sandwich Shop
R. R. Armstrong, Insurance Agent
W. B. Read and Co.
First National Bank, Normal
Little Boss Dairy Class "41"
Dixie Cream Donut Shop
Stubblefield's Funeral Home
Burrough's Fuel and Heating Co.
Personality Beauty Shop
Hildebrandt's Drug Store
McKnight 8: McKnight
L. V. Slavens
Rice Hardware Class "24"
Dr. B. A. Pierce, Optometrist
Vanity Beauty Shop
Moore's Luggage 8: Book Shop
Freese Sz Jefferson'
Corn Belt Bank
Paxton Typewriter Co.
C. W. Klemm, Inc.
Dr. E. L. Upton, Dentist
Dr. Ralph P. Peairs, M. D.
R. H. Lusher, Shell Oil Co.
Mrs. Alene Galbreath
Mrs. Edw. Hatzenbuhler
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Litherland
Mr. Sz Mrs. Elden L. Casebeer
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Alexander
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Ward
Miss Mary E. Donham
Mrs. L. D. Simpson
Funk Bros. Seed Co.
Normal Community High Parent-Teachers
Miss Laura Springer
Mr. W. B. Goodenough, Mgr. Holland Furnace
Mr. Sz Mrs. Wesley Wilcox
Ben Gildersleeve Seed Co. Class "36"
' Consumer Economics Class, N. C. H. S.
Mr. Ka Mrs. Herb Horsley
Mr. Neuman's Counseling Group, N. C. H. S.
J. Howard Rose Sporting Goods Co. Class "21"
Moberly Sn Klenner's
G. M. Coffland
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hafer
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Brown
Shedd-Baruch Foods, Paul Scott, Mgr.
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