Tilden Technical High School - Craftsman Yearbook (Chicago, IL)

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We have been made to realize that we are the coming generation, that the future is ours if We but conquer the pre- -n l-a- n-in- on o-oo- I' people to vvhom freedom, equality and and justice are all. Curs is the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The bending of our every effort toward the n-o u-00 - ' I' 'O ' 1' 11119 American. And it is not I, nor he, nor they, vu '- '- v I U v v 1 'vo v preserve these rights. To those vvho have gone before, to those who have shown Americans are not to be taken lightly- we dedicate this, our Craftsman. :ff tw ,,., FFF' 1 .f 2 '4 . A, Sh .' f. ' Ii 1 3 ,Uk . if I 3 .- .A , N- W - I . f r iff ? 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With our every productive and industrial effort bent toward victory it is small wonder that our educational efforts be bent in that direc- tion also. We at Tilden are striving hard to prepare ourselves for the job at hand. We study and drill to equip ourselves for the battlefield, or the home front. We work hard and our day is filled to overflowing. The technical departments of our school are working at full capacity training fellows in the shops and sciences, which are use- ful to our armed forces, or for jobs in war plants. Through the medium of art, music, English literature, social studies, and the lan- guages we learn citizenship and build morale, both vitally essential in the life of every American interested in the welfare of our nation. Some time, too, is devoted to our physical training and an extended program of gymnastic training has been introduced. Athletically our school is the finest in the city, having this year taken several major championships. The Tilden R.O.T.C., last year and for several years previous adjudged the finest in the sixth corp area, is this year well on its way to another championship. We have had to work hard, we have served the school, and in return our school has awarded us with honor, service, and athletic letters, membership in the Honor Club and our annual Achievement Dinner. Our day is not devoted entirely to work, we also participate in the little human events that mean so much in the school life of every student. Combined with our studies these events have made up an un11S11CI1 school YGCII' And if is The PUTPOSG of this book to give you q qlimpse of our school life and at the same time preserve for posterity the record of this year at Tildenf A l9l MR. FREDERICK E. PRICE Principal . M " ,L 1 'A' ir 'A' ir 'k During the three years of his administration, our Commander- in-Chief, Frederick E. Price, through competent direction of Tilden has added greatly to our prestige as one of the finest technical schools in the country. He has concentrated his interests upon securing technical direction for his students that will prove beneficial to them in both their military and occupational careers. Three efficient officers are second-in-command under Mr. Price. Assistant Commander Smyth advises both parents and students on problems concerning school life, and diligent Chief Recording Offi- cer Witt looks after the school records and finances in masterly fashion. Staff Technical Sgt. Myers concludes the trio, an amiable, soft spoken, shop efficiency and supply expert. l10l L itl-. .L - J 1 MR. HARTWELL O. MEYERS Superintendent ot Shops ,A 1574, ki? , 'SX MISS AGNES SMYTH Assistant Principal M ff mmm ,l Q . 1 1 f fm A f MRS. RUTH WITT Assistant Principal lk-vnann.:xu. '5 X 0775 12,1 X . ,- ' AIDES DE CAMP Z t s Miss Tarr secretary to Mr. Price - indispensible because of her skillful. willing cooperation and her quiet, lov- able personality. Mrs. Webster staff secretary a rare combination of capability, wit, rind good looks. Mrs. Boyle our M.P. a comely and very likeable truant officer who dis- chargw her duties perfectly Miss McCambridge --secretary to Mr. Myers 'accurate and efficient, pleasant and charming to know. ff " ' 1' Ziff I-dffrrxf ' 1 vvzfl Mr. White supply officer f-dispenses jokes and wise cracks with his sup- lies a great favorite with the students. 1tr'k1frir COMPANY COMMANDERS As Tilden prepared to devote its entire effort towards victory, the representatives of our various departments were faced with tre- mendous difficulties. This body was determined that Tilden students should receive the best possible education before induction into the armed services. While academic and technical subjects were re- vised to conform to the wartime requests, many entirely new tech- nical courses were added, such as pre-flight training, a refresher course in mathematics, and one in practical meteorology as applied to navigation. Training in basic military marching and ranger tac- tics was introduced in a vigorous five day a week program designed to toughen the students to withstand the physical strain of a modern war. We commend our thoughtful leaders for their persistent efforts to prepare us for the service of our country. Top Row--Miss Murphy, Social Studies: Miss Nolan, English: Miss Mullen, Music: Miss MacNeish. Mathematics: Miss Seitz, Language Lower RowAASgt. Moore, ROTC: Mr. Apking, Physical Education: Mr. Hartman, Athletics: Mr. Post, Drawing: Mr. Weiner, Science -' 13 ti i 1 llllll K . vi I , ,Aff'-iff Top Row Miss Caprez, Mrs. Fisher, junior sponsors: Miss Buhlig, Mr. Stone, sophomore sponsors, Lower Row Mrs. Hilton, Mr. Duftie, senior sponsors: Mr. Gleason, Mr. Goodrich, freshman sponsors POST COMMANDERS ir 'A' 'lr 'lr ir From the time of our entrance into this educational institution as Wide-eyed, angelic appearing creatures, commonly referred to as freshmen, through the years until our graduation, as intelligent resourceful seniors, we are under the care and supervision of many faculty members but few play a more decisive roll in our training than do the faculty sponsors. The individual's conduct during his entire four years, that is, his accomplishments and his infrequent and unpleasant ventures into Satan's domain, is recorded by each con- secutive sponsor. A benevolent disposition and an active interest in the student's Welfare are characteristically applied by these competent sponsors to make school as pleasant and profitable as possible to the students of Tilden. l14l READING CENTER FOR REFERENCE President Roosevelt said, "A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval battle can be Won without ships." The book itself is not a very formidable implement: it is a perpetuation of one of the four freedoms, the freedom of expression. It is with this great weapon that we of Tilden have armed ourselves in peace time as a requisite of success and it is with this Weapon that We again arm ourselves for war. Our extensive library, the arsenal of Tilden, has a host of these weapons. Volumes pertaining to aeronautics, engineering, engines and special pamphlets reporting the most recent developments in these fields, as well as the classics and the latest novels, are found in abundance. A fine library staff is headed by Miss Lois Rees, chief librarian replacing Miss Hedenbergh who left us after a long period of praise- worthy service to Tilden, Miss Rees is a graduate of the Univer- sity of Illinois where she received her bachelor's degree. She is capably assisted by Miss Taylor and Miss McCaffrey, who together with many efficient guards, provide the library with the attention necessary to maintain its postion as an arsenal in the War of ideas. AND RECREATION 'A' ir 'lr 'A' ir 'A' ir l15l .'.'3ul,a l office enjoys increased popularity. efficiency of Placement Bureau ir if -A' -k PERSONNEL DIVISION -Af -A' -4- -pf Mr. H A Williamson, Director of Placement Bureau 16 Under the supervision of Mr. H. A. Williamson the Placement Office, working in conjunction with the Director of Occupational Research of the Board of Education and the Illinois State Employ- ment Service, registers all senior students de- siring work after graduation. This office keeps in close contact with the large industrial plants of the city and places many of our students in good paying positions. All seniors desiring work are interviewed and classified according to their vo- cational choice and aptitude. This opportunity is open not only for the seniors but to sophmores and juniors who wish after school work. Person- nel men and enployment managers from some of the largest manufacturing plants in the city visit us and compliment the school on the type of training given here and the class of boys that Tilden turns out. I tiirki' With war industries booming Mr. Williamson s Trained typists and filing clerks add to Upper Row Mr. Strcxssman, Miss Kuehne, Miss Quinn, and Miss Litvin. Lower Row Miss Heintz, Mr. 'li-ug Miss Penn, and Mrs. Condee 4 4 4 4 LIAISON Do you need advice - encouragement - finan- cial aid? Then come to Room 140 where willing and helpful hands wait to minister to your pecu- liar type of mental agitation. A meticulous file system lcontaining a complete record of your intellectual ability, mental tendencies, and school history is available to class and adjustment teachers. Encouragement is freely proferred by QFFICEBS 4 4 4 4 Mr. Coble to failing students while Miss Penn and Mrs. Condee advise you on the many decisions to be made in school life and Miss Litvin's friendly council has often calmed the worries of a troubled student in financial difficulties. With these com- petent colleagues, Mr. Strassman, capable head of the adjustment office, presides with the never failing air of helpfulness and good will. Many problems concerning the future, as well as the present. are given kindly consideration in the Adjustment Office l1'7l Q Q N 1 llllllllllllllun mlllllllllllllll' jlllllllllllllllllllu llllmllflauuaeus. X! XX' 1 Q X 5-...gi 2 83 WE G0 IN FOR TECHNICAL TRAINING Cutting metal in a chuch on a metal turning lathe: contact: hard at work on a wood working job. Arc welding is vital to the war effort: carefully turn- ing out a wooden rod: a- nother phase in the turn ing process: the first step in the construction of any thing is the careful draw- ing ol plans. Diesel engines have taken their place in this war: the welder's job is ct big one: flying wheels that generate tremendous electrical power. The immediate weapons of our defense remain physical weapons-ships, airplanes, tanks, soldiers. But the creation and direction of these physical defen- ses depends more than ever upon human intelligence and the human spirit. Physical defenses are the pro- ducts of physics, chemistry, mechanics, and organiza- tion, but they in turn are the products of men's brains. With the steel turrets of our battleships must stand the steel turrets of a nation's morale. Behind the dis- cipline of regiments must be the harder discipline of trained minds. Beside the wings of air defense must fly the more precious wings of our creative imagina- tion. 'These are the elements of victory. Alan Valentine President of the University of Rochester A thorough and complete understanding of the radial engine cylinder is essential to the pre- flight student. FLEDGLINGS TRAIN Because it is apparent that air superiority has become vastly more important since the begin- ning of the war, and will continue to become more important as the War progresses, a new course. known as pre-flight, has been instituted at Tilden at the request of the government. This course includes in its sequence of study naviga- tion, meteorology, mathematics, physics, and aircraft engines-in short, all the subjects required to go on to basic flight training. The competent teachers in charge of this course are Mr. Stone, The well equipped aircraft engines portable will soon be replaced by a new, permanent, and even better equipped building. f20 n Q1 La l FOR AIRWAYS of the science department: Miss Woessner, in charge of presflight math: and Mr. Burgchardt, head of aircraft engines. This new sequence is ex- ceedingly popular with the fellows, ninety per- cent of whom have a desire to become airmen. The requirements for admission into the course are strict, and those students accepted pursue their studies with a fervor that can be inspired only by ambition. Someday some of these fellows may lead us, thorugh the air, to victory. So we hail them with good luck and happy landings. Top A demonstration of Bernouillis law all very simple if you understand it Bottom Theres nothing to reading an anomometer the barograph perman ently records changes changes in pressure Navigation forms a vital and integral part ol the pre-flight course, but its fun as these students can well testify t ye, i X ki" to 211 Mr. Burg Tech stu itll engin ir 'A' ir 'A' 'A' 'A' 'k GROUND TRAINING FOR AIR MEN OF TOMORROW IZZI ir 'k 'A' Now, more than ever, the demand for capable aircraft mechanics has grown to immense propor- tions. Working ceaselessly to supply this demand is our own Mr. Burgchardt. This year he has been stressing the correct use of the countless numbers of hand tools that are necessary for the maintain- ance and construction of aircraft engines by the use of pictures demonstrating the correct appli- cation of these tools in a manner that is interest- ing and informative. The usage of these tools calls for the very highest degree of skill and absolute precision is required. The many students who are ak ul' at the present time, engaged in this course have expressed positively no regret as to their choice. Another all important shop in the aeronautical course is the aero shop. The man on whose shoulders sets the responsibility of instructing the large group of boys who are eager for training is Mr. Christiansen. The present function of the aero shop is to teach the boys the fundamentals of flight. Physics and mathematics are all used to a very large degree in the construction of wing sections, fuselages, and propellors. This type of training is practical and invaluable to anyone. 'A' 'A' ir ir 'lr 23 l AMBITIOUS TECHMEN PREPARE TO SERVE IN FIELDS Electricians . . . radio operators . . . technicians . . . coilwinders . . . draftsmen . . . each one a vital part ot war-boys who are skilled in making and maintaining electrical equipment that will go into ships, planes, and tanks-these are the demands of our country of today. There must be boys who will repair motors which keep precious currents surging thru wires, boys who will keep planes, guns, and tanks roll- if ing off assembly lines, others who can harness powerful currents lighting beacons to bring enemy air craft into view. There must be boys who must operate broadcasting stations in combat areas, boys who can give wings to words of warning to save lives in times of danger -A boys who can be depended upon during all crises! These are the kinds of boys Tilden is supplyng to the world. tttiit Buffing, generators, and shocks dthey're all part of electric shop. These lads know watt's watt. I 241 OF MODERN COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPORTATION In the battle of the supply lines the automobile and the truck are essential, and since there is no such things as mechanical perfection, repairmen are needed to keep 'em rolling. Here at Tilden, students are instructed in basic repair work and receive a fundamental knowledge of automobile electricity. Coupled with the excel- lent teaching of Mr. Sessler and Mr. West, the auto shop teachers, is fine up to date equipment which enables the student to become acquainted with the complexity of gasoline and diesel engines. Body and fender work, gasoline and diesel engines, automobile electricity and transmission work are a few ot the phases of automobile repair taught in our shops. The students find that exper- ience gained at Tilden is invaluable. ttitiit It's hard work but it's fun. Special care must be taken in the repair of an auto engine-so it doesn't run backward. I 251 THE MIRACLE OF MODERN MACHINERY Top Row Mr. Steven expounds on the theory of machine shopg Mr. Math ie ventures an opinion on the operation of shaping. Lower left The correct way as pointed out by Mr. Kuehl. Middle' Mr. Moore stands by as students manipulate a Shaper. Bottom Machines hum as Mr. Struka looks over his brood of future machinists. ir if if if if 'k 'Ir i' 'A' i' 'A' 'A' if 'A' E271 DESIGNS FOR ARE CREATED Mr. Vogel supervises a backsawing operation. Mr. Campbell teaches the intricate details of boat building. Woodworking as taught by Mr. McNab is not so hard alter all. The difficulties of pattern making are explained by Mr. Stofier. THE FUTURE IN WOOD Handy utensils are turned out in Mr. Schaeffer's woodturninq shop. Mr. Goranson directs work on an inlaid checker board. Mr. Pfister administers a check-up. ikitiit ln the wood shops, students are taught the fundamental skills on which all the other shop are based. The wood shop trains the students in the use and care of power machinery. Learning to keep his own tools sharp and clean is one of the fundamental lessons to be learned here. Next, is wood turning shop where boys are work- ing on lathes. Some are making bowls, while 29 others are making ash-trays, or gavels. They have learned how to handle gauges, and chisels. Now they are receiving actual experience. Pattern and model shops branch off from here. In pattern shop the patterns are made to exact specifications. Af- ter being sanded, they are sent to the foundry to be used for molds. Boys who like boat building choose model shop. Many hours of careful work are put into the boats these boys make. l 30 THE PRESS Feeding the "Gordon" as Mr. Von Artsen looks on. The Times being run off on the "Pony" Composition, os taught by Mr. Mcxivczld. Mr. Gleason points out some corrections, if ir ir 'A' ir if CONTROLS THE THINKING OF THE WORLD When you find yourself surrounded by hurrying humans, clanking presses, the smell of fresh ink, and the shout, "Let's get the Times rolling," you know you are in Ti1den's print shops, the finest of their kind in Chicago. Mr. Van Artsen, Mr. Gleason, Mr. Keating, and Mr. Maivald, the print shop teachers, are in charge of the production of all printed material used in our school and also much of that used by the Office of Civilian Defense in this community. With the thirteen "Gordon's" and the two cylinder presses the work is done as expert' ly as that by professional pressmen. The machines in the print and lino shops are in constant motion. Our four print shop teachers know of the demand for printed mat- terials in the outside world and therefore try their best to produce pressmen, linotypists, and compositors to fill the places of the men serving with the armed forces of the nation. Right off the press says Mr Keating: Tilden is one of the few schools boasting complete linotype equipment. I3ll jf If 5 t..!t NX . Top Row Mrs. Condee. Miss Simcox, Miss Hubler, Mrs. Smith, Miss Mar: Neish, Mr. Coe, Miss Gaylord, Mrs. O'Hara, Miss Caprez. Mrs. Marston. Lower Row Mrs. Hammond, Mrs. Garas, Miss Heintz, Mrs. Lutz, Mr. Duflie, Miss Woessner, Miss Keller, Miss Penn, Mr. Wasserman. r f wLVVwUS ec.-wig.,1-dfvxt,-V ir ir ir 'A' 'A' ir ir THE THEORY GF MATHEMATICS FINDS PRACTICAL Spheres, hexagons, pentagons, decagons, dodecahedrons, and icosa- hedrons, all parts of the Archimedean family. I:32 Everywhere we see the practical value of math- ematics. The radio, wireless, telephone, telegraph, the structure of every bridge and building are the result of mathematical calculations. The en- tire industrial and engineering worlds are built upon the precision of mathematical systems. Mathematics is an integral part in the progres- sive civilization in which we live. Geometric curves and straight lines are combined in the design and the making of planes, buildings, dams, battleships, and guns in our present war. Without the knowledge of mathematics we cannot plan the society of tomorrow in which there will be leisure for all and proverty for none. d tif X p new W Above Mr. Isbaner, Mr. Post, Mr. Schlader, Mr. Butler, Mr. Haymer, Mr. Binkowski, Mr. Sterzer, Below Mr. Enthrof, Mr, Palka, Mr. Groves. Mr. Woerner, Mr. W alters, Mr. Como, Mr, Steigley. 'kir'k'k'kir'k EXPRESSION IN MECHANICAL DRAWING "It takes Zeros 6.00011 to beat Zeros". Long before a single piece of steel has been hoisted into place on our latest battleship, our tallest building, our longest bridge, or our greatest dam, it has been built before .... on paper. Thus mathematics is the foundation upon which all designing and engineering drawing is based. One necessity of our country, in our present crisis, is the crucial need for well trained men in the fields of designing and drafting. Besides preparing our boys for the present crisis, Tilden is also training them for the future: it will be a privilege to help rebuild the civilized nations which are being destroyed daily by mad-men who prey on ours and the rights of other people. One of the final operations in blueprint making is washing 331 Boy! What a mess! Two down, more later: Ol course this is just a pose. Phew-e-e' It looks like Miss Henry's streamliner is falling part: He's a way up thar. Vertebrates studying the inverte tes: Mr. Ballou is off again: Muss and Gus. 2 Q. bra- WE A TRY CUT TIIE SCIENTIFIC In this training period for service to the World-for that is what our schooling is--the important things must come first. And what comes first in this civilization is the necessity of living, thinking and doing scientific- ally-in every broad sense of the Word. Science en- compasses making tanks and airplanes. making rub- ber out of oil, organizing industry, living without waste in a rationed world, keeping one's self and fellows in health, and a million other things. It also means under- standing human behavior, recognizing the hidden motives of human conduct, Visualizing the differences and similarities of other people, both enemy and ally. It means, fundamentally, the ability to tell the true from the false, the effective from the ineffective, that which does Work from that which does not. FIELD Mr Werner Mr. Collins, and Mr. Goodrich confer on a very important chemical reaction. or are they just posing for a picture? Careful there, lad. INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES OF TOMORROW ARE CREATED It is not on the battlefield, but in the chemists' laboratories, that battles are won. In fact, chem- istry has so much to do with modern warfare that no nation can look forward to victory if chemistry is disregarded. Chemistry has been connected with war ever since the first gunpowder was used but not until the present war has it played such an important role. Ths war demands an enormous quantity of ammunition which could not be pro- duced Without the aid of chemistry. The United States must have many more trained chemists if she is to keep up this tremendous output of munf itions. Not only will we need trained chemists for the present time. but the post-war world will un- doubtedly by built by the high school students of today. Plastic girders in skyscrapers will supplant the steel which is commonly used today. Auto- mobiles built of plastics will be lighter by a much greater percentage than the ones we have today. Concisely it may be stated that the future world will be composed of the inventions which will flow from the minds of our future chemists, 'k'ki'i'1tr1tr'k What would you rather do or structural formulas? Young geniuses at work in the Chem. lab. It won't be long now. itiiukti 4 Q Careful weights and measurements play an important part in the for- mulation of compounds. IN THE CHEMISTRY LABCRATGBY OF TODAY importance of chemistry in this world conflict. Each meeting stresses a certain phase of chemis- try, which is doing or will do its part in winning this war for the Allied Nations. The other officials, who handle the business end of the Chemistry Club, are Frank Iernberg, the secretary, and Andrew Locsmandy, the treas- Throughout the years at Tilden, an organization which is known to every member of the student body and faculty has rolled on its merry noisy way through the annals of our fair school-Til- den's Chemistry Club. With the aid of Mr. Collins, the supervisor, and Mr. Goodrich, the sponsor, the club has acquired a vast amount of knowledge. Robert Coleman, the president, with the aid of Ioseph Prassa, the vicefpresident, has plan.ned meetings which aid the members in realizing the urer. Every member is proud to be a Part ot this interesting and stimulating group. 'A'i"k'k'kir'k Fast Row Coleman, Heidenreich. treas.: Gebhart, sec.: Pajor,vice-pres: Mohler, pres.: Dooly, Brown. Turbin, Legac, Johnson, Hudecek. Second Row White, lV1cArdle, Locsmandy, Patyk, Keyahian, Horner, Haase, Mills, Platon, Klotina, Giliberto, Geller, Lee, Powers. Third Row Mills, IC1,kSlbG'1C., Iansky, Iernberg, Halterman, Iones, Sindelar, Prassa, La Man tia, Zaccone, Lotzgesell, Raddatz, Germain, Olson, Langosch, Sibik, Lourich, Nanesta. X , 1 w T371 THE ETERNAL MYSTERY OF NATURAL FORCES. Victory for the Allied nations in this World War II will largely depend upon the effectiveness of our modern war machines. This is where science will play one of its most important roles. In mod- ern warfare the velocity of the shell, the design of the bomber, and the size of the ship determine the fighting power of a nation. The physicist realizes this and works day and night over new ideas trying to achieve perfection. He has a hard job to do and needs assistance: this is where the yonug men now studying in physics classes will be able to do their part in our struggle for victory. At this moment the student physicist has dif- iculties in imagining the enormous problems that will confront him in the world of tomorrow. Most of his problems will be dealing with transportation facilities, new home appliances,and different systems of heating for our factories and public buildings of the postewar world, Many new com- modities will be needed for the markets of the world, and the student physicist with his new ideas will furnish them. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 T38l ,lrdltcrfb Mr. Steuber, Mr. Mohler, Mr. Hotchkins, Mr Ballou, Mr. Gamertsfelder, and Mr. Stone cooking up misery for students. Careful calculations are the essence of physics. In cr few years these lads will be making false predictions, just as professionals do. WHAT IS THE WEATHER? "Ceiling unlimited-visibility unlimited-wind north-all clear", calls the traffic manager. The runway lights go on, forming a lighted pathway, and with a roar of the motors the huge silver plane disappears into the darkness of the sky on to its destination with the assurance of safety. All airline companies realize the importance of safety. They know they can depend upon their planes and their crews, but what about weather conditions? The weather is one of the rnost im- portant factors in any flight. Pilots of passenger ff"!!f ff 1 , X ff ff ff,l, .fl 1 ,riff I , Z, f ' ' X .lf ,lf ff! f .W -zrif 1 Calf, ff I if-r T f' U X " ilk, , s if X5 'KX ,X TQy,'l -?4itEfVsY gf' k X , lf f I 5 X ships and military planes must know where the storms, fogs, and heavy snows are in order that they can avoid them. This job is taken care of by the meteorologist. Right now thousands of young men are being trained in high schools and colleges all over the country in meteorology by the request of the Ar- my Air Corps. These men will have a place not only in the Army, but also in the post-war world because of the tremendous air traffic that will de- pend upon the skill of the meteorologist. 'k'A"ki"k1k'k'A'ir'kir'ki"k T39 l J '5 X eh SCIENCE is A Mons OF THOUGHT AND ACTION-' Miss Conron, Miss Francis, Miss Beddow, Miss Swenson, Dr. Hu miston, Miss Cullison. Z students compose the increasingly popular biology classes at Tilden. During former years the study of plants, animals, and marine life constituted the entire course. But the advent of food rationing demanded something in addition-that the student be capable of the practical application of his biological knowledge. Closely associated with this course is the Biology Club, which reg- ularly holds forums in which members relate their experiences and accomplishments in biological experimentation. Tours to museums, zoos, and biological gardens are made and reports are given at meetings. The officers Henry Wozniak, pres: Iames Klovda, vice pres. Edward Caldars, secretary: and Norman Krammer, treasurer. 1 Specimens, charts, microscopes and enthusiastic and interested 3 t lt i if t First Row -Priester, Caldario, Wennberq, Cooper, Romanek, Zalek, Bavirsha, Milos, Schulz,Iuhlin. Second Row Mills, Goodman, Cooper, Klouda, Gin, Ockes, Bagbv, Mills. Kalal, Materko, Iakuboski, Wozniak. Third Row Trapcmi, Roubik, Waliszewski, Iablonski, Thacker, Petraitis, Marinaro. Fourth Rowe Jones, Hirsch. Kasrnauskas, Siepka, Kybacki, Strucinski. Fifth Row Amelio, Monsters of the deep? You should talk! RiZZ0I19- Miffmda- W01SkY- D ll, it " ' ' d l , C 5,371 lg f 7' ' I , It fs tt 0 N 1 XS, 1 I 5 5 ,X .il ' 6 N ll X 1- 1' Z , ,QQ f , M ,,.... - , 4, ,li Flax Tt o ll J ltlll-,lg 'ftcf' " , W .ff 1,3 Aft, Q g ,F I HYPQRM X CZK , , gg ly','l rf' -3 Pi ,i-I ja: f 5 i 5.5, --1 lllhtiiilnllllitirmxwil ll..l gi X JY! g2- wwf s -- l40l , ' g rf' I ll Ing I .Ml Wfzffvifi NOT IUST A BCDY OF KNOWLEDGE From insignificant and humble beginnings, science has gradu- ated into the great universal language understood by all nations. It is the basic foundation upon which are built the machines of today and the world of the future. The flight of aircraft, the operaf tion of an engine, the commonplace accepted inventions that make for comfortable living are usually viewed with casual indifference and even disinterest until the multitude of physical and chemical influences necessary for their precise operation are known and reveal them as vital and fascinating miracles of science. At present the great scientific potentiality of America has been diverted to the requisites of war so that the scientific efforts of tomorrow may be dedicated to peace. A group of starry eyed freshmen strenuously concentrating on an extremely difficult science problem: more of the same. l41l X s 'l PRINT Xk,,,k l t -:A WE EXPRESS OUR OPINICNS. We are indeed fortunate to be living in this land of freedom- a land where there is freedom of speech and of the press, and where that freedom is protected by our Constitution. "Congress" shall make no law respecting an estab- lishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof: or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press: or the rights of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for redress of griev- States. First Amendment to the Constitution of he United States. f43l And so...: carpet cutters: "Doc" White in one of his unusual busy moments. Art Wickman, and friend, greet Bob lMumpsl Vogel, and friend: 'Beany" Gillies and his theories: For he's a Yankee Doodle Dandy, The Craftsman staff off to a session at the engravers: The site of the new aircraft building: Miss Hon- an retires, leaving many friends be- hind. EVERY LANGUAGE IS 3 eg,I9!912ix.. 7 y X saw A TEMPLE IN WHICH Wi IIII ., THE SOUL OF THOSE WHO SPEAK IT IS EN- SHBINED. O. W. HOLMES Standing Henry Hudecek, pres.: Dale Cade, Michael Gabriel, sec. Seated Wilbur Raddatz. 'k'k'k'k'kir1lr The Language Department, headed by Miss Hose Seitz, includes the Spanish, French, and German tongues. While Miss Seitz has the French and German classes, the ever in- creasing Spanish groups are taught by Mrs. Albert and Mrs. Laadt, who is substituting for Mrs. Friedman now on sabbatical leave. The German language has been taken by many students because of its close relation with the scientific world. To per- ceive the full meaning of their literature a thorough know- ledge of their customs, history, and written language is nec- essary. The German course at Tilden attempts to fill this need. A German club has been formed by Miss Seitz, and the students carry on informal dicussions of the country, present and past . Seated Miss Henryg Standing Miss Seitz. The German Club spends many happy moments singing folk songs. T441 'k'k1k'k'k Ag Seated Edwin Walczak, lack Stastny, and Gordon Wood. Standing Nathaniel Sargent, Chester Buda. Peter Iudge, Iacob Suker, and Fred Schneider, ttttii 2 Wladnd -u it Xs,.f Q . Willard Garcia and Sam Colich learn Spanish grammar and proverbs at the same time. ir'ki'ir'k'kir The French language, which is at the present time at a low ebb, will flourish after the war, for it has been establish- ed as a cultural language. Where there is an appreciation of fine and beautiful things, the French language is usually recognized. The French Club, which meets frequently in Room 312, is an informal group, congregating to learn of the French people, their customs, and their folk songs. In order to communicate with our neighbors to the south we must be able to speak their language. Our Spanish course, while it teaches pure Castilian, enables the students to understand and speak with these great people. The Til- den branch of the Pan-American club, which is under the direction of Mrs. Laadt, also does its bit toward cementing our relationship. l45l "Language is the Dress of Thought" Samuel lohnson Miss Verhoeven, Miss Smith, Miss Kritzer, Miss Uling, Miss Litvin. fvhifvvi -4 Miss Birmingham, Miss Iohnson, Miss Nolan, Mrs, Fischer. Miss Quinn, Mr. Brent, Mrs. Pearce, Miss Kuehne, Mrs. Fitzgerald. ir if ir ir if Q f Miss Byrne Miss Bemlsderfer Mrs Blake Mrs. Aldrich. Miss Gallagher, Miss Henry, Miss Buhlig. if 'k ir 'k 'k i' i' 'k i' 'k 'k i' 'A' 'A' English, correct and proper, is essential in the military and pro- fessional lives of students preparing to enter these fields. Its cor- ect use plays a prominent role in the success of every human bee ing. The fact that the Uuited States Army places special emphasis on the reading and conversing ability of trainees proves that the English Department is not striving in vain to prepare its students for just such an emergency as we are now engaged in. Sentence structure, proper reading habits, public speaking, and vocabulary building are some of the phases of the subject given special atten- tion this year. c,,c . ., , Two Tilden English teachers are retiring from school life this year amid the good wishes and fond good-byes of students and faculty alike: they are our respected and admired guardians of the mother tongue, Miss Henry and Miss Honan. Could this be a test? I 47 l 4x":-ral if We .fdvf ,,-P ,P "Wfl:',vw.r ,al ,tiplzt-v"'e,v s of .-4' My vf freaks' T +43-"vi LY? 9' :V s.fQ.w'4-iff' gf . ,,a-if J, A ax' sf.-"'l' HQ tt" - xx Q T ,rg ' ' .N 0 qw' 4,2 S' + -. -, v . - . ,Cyl ,-'P L at 1.-5 ,9 me 6' ,A ' , . 'vw ' -4:9 . ' .-,I yi. . sbp! ,,1f.,f,w,3Sj.w ,Pav ',f'1..t f .5 ftfiwe ,-'stjf-"S ,sf Q' 1, ,Avi Q 'dx' TAT,-v'e 43' -ft.. qv- -Q,.+,.t,s.,-t .- tt. . . 6. ,rf . . X -,X AH 4' Q t-X' .t ,Q 4' - t L. -0' ',-'l'e"f2r "V tit' g'+,t 7 V 'V ,e iff' 2.0, ,' . 9.9 'X "4 ' ,. 4 ddoq t Q tf get ,"tA"",t s 'fxsf' , 4,013 49' 429' ""'1V' + e b io? Xi 2 tb l ' O C25 N' J' 'x 9 :fa 9 '35 K' w-'C' V Ms' V 0 J, 1 y'9 0.-f N5 . ,o ,, ' , . -'Hrfr ff . , "',.1.f ,,,1P'v', 5 ,foop yopgs . it y 1 X, I N- L . xx xx 1, .H Z . n '04 - . - 'Llc id. , vu e .vt ty Times's out! Come and get it! Miss Gallagher and Miss Kritzer, alternate spou- sors of the Times. TILDEN TECH PRINTS ITS OWN. The Tilden Times, member of the National Scholastic Press has grown to be a tradition. Reg- ularly, the students look forward to each issue for news of the sports, educational activities, and social life of their fellow Techmen. The reason for the paper's popularity is that it has what the students want to read. Scores and reports of how our teams are doing, pictures and interviews of our prominent seniors, and reports of current news events in the halls of Techmania are among its features. Miss Kritzer and Miss Gallagher alternate as sponsors, each teacher acting for one semester. The paper is run entirely by the students and is linotyped and printed in the shops of the school. ' A If48 l 'k'k'ki"k .l, 'V it ' ,A X i . , ,t , First Row Iohn Prunchunas: Ioseph Hraca,co- editor-in'chief: Andy Widmont, co-editor-in'chiet. Second Row Walter Iaksibaga: Bob Helbing William Shannon: Milton Goldman: Herbert Vahldich: Edwin Streich. ,....s,.i . .M - The boys who write for the paper are selected from the journalism class. This subject is taken by the students in place of English Five, upon the recommendation of their previous semester's English teacher. It includes, in addition to the reg- ular English requirements, a complete course in newspaper work. The actual journalistic studies include a knowledge of the different beginning or The business staff of the times. Seated Mr. Mohler, Mr, Stone, Iohn Neasbe. Standing William Kunz, Don Anderson, Francis i Nolan. lead sentences, the fundamentals of headline writing, and short cuts in making articles more interesting. The students enjoy this class not only because it is an interesting subject, but because they like to write and they appreciate the opportunity of learning to improve. Page editors give the reporters a busy session. t i49l was Miss Clancy corrects an erring typing student. Such attentiveness will surely be rewarded. ir ir 'lr ik 'A' ir 'k Click! Click, Click, Thru the heavy stillness the metallic staccato clatter of steel against steel penetrates and intermingles with tortuous groans of mental anguish and physical strain. A pitched battle between American and enemy troops in torrid jungles? No, it's one of the several typing classes here at Tilden, meeting and overcoming the reluctance of a score of typewriters to divulge the mysteries of their operation. Speed and dexterity are attained by constant practice and a student is fully capable, after a semester of persistent effort, of holding his own as an expert typist. ir if i' ir 'A' ir 'A' Rhyme and rhyhm are as natural as breath- ing for our forty members of the Poet's Club. This organization is sponsored by Miss Verhoeven, and she is ably assisted by the president for this year, Donald Medler. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month after the eighth period in Room 113. The club has a two-fold purpose-to further the appreciation of the great masters ot poetry, and to give a chance for eager amateurs to ex- press themselves creatively. The main idea is or- iginality, which was stressed emphatically this year. 50 Seated on floor Guentner, Reusz, Houl ihan, Daley, Seated Beil, Schwontkowski, Brown Trush, Reece, Pozzo, Herbert, Sharp. Standing: First Row Dodge, Capper ino, Piechalak, Sheppard, Orseske Havlic, Medler, Aul, Werbick, Natale Wibbelsman, Crossley, Anderson, Krol Spratt, Siwinski, Malone. Second Row Sajdak, Frisk, Leemaster Dean, Milinowisch, Iohnson, IDEAS STRIVE A FOR FORM. Round table discussion on the import- ance oi Alaska and Aleutian Islands in World War ll Seated Ioseph Keefe, lean Halterman, Ioseph Hraca, Robert Bills. Speech, that thoughts, is that which has for ages past distin- guished men of otherwise insignificant abilities and given them the power of persuasion over their fellow men. Unfought battles have been won, peoples have revolted against their oppress- ors, continents have united in a renewed underf standing of one another because of the fiery elo- quence of a forceful, logical orator. Long recognized as a necessity, the cultivation of this rare gift is achieved in a supplementary English course, Public Speaking, given under power of expressing one's the very excellent direction of Mrs, Pearce, Eng- lish instructor. Formal debating and panel dis- cussions in class, related to many varied sub- jects, develop poise and self-assurance in the individual. Speakers for oratorical contests and the annual Round Table discussion at the Univer' sity of Chicago as well as announcers for assem- blies are derived from these groups. Many upper classmen elect this course in the knowledge that this training will be an invaluable aid in what- ever vocation they choose to follow. ir 'A' ik 'k i' 'k 'A' i' 'A' 'k 'A' ir 'A' ir Radio broadcast in parody of the dramatic burning ot Rome is given by Clinton Fraley, Donald Long, and Frank Gill, author at original script. Minstrel gang gives "Alabaster goes Pirate". Original script by R. Ellman, At drums Iames Fogomty. With ukelele Robert Bednarek. Standing Chester Kasprzyk Gilbert Ellman, Bill Dorones, Richard Leamy. l51l V 0 J. 4, 6 mf W H fry M R fb 0 W J W'r'r Top The engineer checks one of his many machines: election coming soon: lunchtime at George's. Middle One of Tilden's immense study halls: study is even carried to the lunchroom: tuning up an in-line engine for exhibition: this one was taken before rationing. Bottom You push the first valve down: a few of the windy Woodwinds: but hark, the chiming clocks to dinner call. W E DON 'T N EGLECT THE FINE ARTS l Balanced harmony in living comes through a right appreciation and un- derstanding ot beauty. The integration of all the cultural forces of life make for the development oi Wholesome personalities. After the war I expect we shall see the broadening of appreciation of the fine arts: when art and music, drama and literature will become an integral force in moulding and shaping our lives. -Alfred H. Howell Mr. Ford, our new band teacher. 'A' 'k i 'K' 'k OUR BAND GIVES EXPRESSION TO "And the band played on"-yes, on, and on, and on at all the football games, P.T.A. meetings, and assemblies. No matter if it is the stirring South American rumba or a Sousa march with its vim, vigor, and fire that they are playing, the band will make you snap and fall into the line as it goes by. Members of the band spend many of their holidays as well as an extra hour before school one day a week to perfect the jumble of notes into cr smooth flowing rhythm. Since Mr. Glen Ford, who came to us from Tuley High School, has been at the helm, the band has been on the upward grade. Encouraging solo and all kinds of competitive work to give the future Mozart or Bach experience and selffconfidence has been Mr. lF'ord's aim and taking part in such activities are Gilbert Ellman, sax- ophone, and Richard Stark, bass, both receiving a superior rating in the solo competition. 'A' 'Ir if ir i' 'A' ir 'A' i' Irrst How Winiarski, Koenig, Gabel, Costello, Miller. Second How Brodley, Hynes, Smiley, Corcoran, Mahl, Kallick, Third How Donovan, Myers, Huttner, Weinberg, Maple, Hack. Fourth Row O'Brien, Gabel, Schmitt, Stark, Parker, Coyle. l54l THE SPIRIT OF TILDEN 1 Mr. Ford ond cr bit of the technique that mode our band the best in the city. First Row Olson, Ellmcxn, Bjomstod, Iosephs, Lcwgosch, Kroc, Schcxlk. Second How Mcxrzec, Vollmcxr, McNerney. Hoffman Smunt. Guriepr, Stark, Third Row Anderson, Icxderholm, Bresluw. i551 1 First Row Wagner, Bcxronski, Second Row Williams, Threet, Trcxpcxni, Forsyth, Toy, Swanson, Third Row Kesilis, Putyk. O'Brien. Brooks, Frundsen 'kiriririr'k'k'k'k'k'k'kir'k IN THE CHARM GF GOOD MUSIC The orchestra is on the stcxge. the house lights are dim, cz hush comes over the audi- ence, cmd the concert is on, X ir ir ir 'A' l56l ir'ki"k'A'ir'k'k First How McNichols, Leavitt, Second Row Bergelis, Anderson, lVIcNerney, Schmitt Lcmgosch Sebastian Third Row Ellman, Peterson, Kemp, Klein. Salomon. M TECHIVIEN FIND TRUE SATISFACTION Among the fortunate boys of Tilden are the members of the orches- tra who receive their training from Mr. Linner, a musician ot note. The beginners receive the use of instruments belonging to the school and are encouraged to improve until they may join the concert group. This more experienced orchestra plays at our assem- blies, graduation exercises, and many other functions. The selections played are semi-classical and are supported by such soloists as Kenneth Langosch, flute: Howard Swanson, violin: and Iames An- derson, clarinet. The group is ambitious to improve and is most enthusiastic in their work. Often the rehearsals are led by the student director, Iames Anderson, who, from the expert way he wields the baton, promises to be a real conductor some time. 'kir'ki'ir'k'A"kir I57I ir'A'iriri"k ir ir 'Ir ir if First Row Jacobsen, Darling, Ventura. Reusz, Mrs. Swanstrom, Allison, Roon- ey, Cano, Caputo, Neubauer. Second How Cheung, Wittke, Gabriel. Alvarez, Mills, Spano. Lee, Soulides, Trickle. Third Row DeRoule, Testa, Williams, Knautf, Christoiilos, Pellegrini, Rosinski, Anderson, Plait. Fourth Row Fuhry. Stosur, Cosme, Chekirda, Slivinski, McCree, Vahldick, Blackwell. Filth Row Morris, Sholeen. Iohnson, Buehler. Ger- main. Grenda, Munro, Schotke. Sibik. First Row Dick Iohan- nes, Reyes, Roy Iohcn nes, Madia, Miss Mul- len, Vassalla, Hutter, Deutsch, Second Row Sincora, Iamrok, Bous- sios, Stempora, E. Pa- jor, Treas: Eller, Mills. Lissy. Third Row Guenther, R. Pajor Leit- zen, Plait, Furth, Castle- berry,Plestina. Schwantkowski. Having competed each year in the city competitions, Mrs. Swan- strom's choral club has never attained a rating of less than excel- lent. Since it was organized the club has grown and improved until today its fifty members have a city-wide reputation. The sing- ing ability of the organization has been displayed at various school functions such as graduations and assemblies. Last year realy hitting their stride when they appeared on a radio program featuring our school, they surpassed everyone's highest expecta- tions. Miss Mullen's choral group, meeting during the seventh period enjoys singing and appreciates the opportunity of learning to im- prove. For their efforts members of both groups, after singing for three semesters, receive a music letter similar to that received by the band and orchestra members. ir ir 'A' 'A' 'A' ir 'Ir if 'k lf59l The singing cadets cmd their director, M r s . Swanstrom, rehe a r s e for public performance. PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMUNITION. Believed to be the only one of its kind, the Tilden R.O.T.C. Chor- us, or Singing Cadets, as they are often called, has been going places fast. Richard Kozan, baritone: Albert Hamilton, tenor: lun- ous Maxwell, bass: and Roy Olson, tenor, are the soloists of the group. Directed by Mrs. Swanstrom, the cadets have sung at the Achievement Dinner, on the radio, and at many social affairs. Their repertoire of popular, light classical, and folk music, in- cludes a clever fifth verse for "Yankee Doodle Dandy", written by Roy Olson and Robert Smith. Officers of this outstanding organ- ization include Roy Olson, Adolph Schultz, and Louis Babbitt in the presidential, vicefpresidential, and secretarial positions, res- pectively. E591 First How Goering, Vizza, Sunta, Ol son, Sarich, Maxwell, Burns. Mrs. Swan strom. Second How Wisniewski, Ianik, F. Ianik, E., Smith, Schlesinger, Hamilton Kaplan, Fitak. T h i r d Row Pippenger, Bozickovich Sanford, Kozan, Meier, Typetanar, Col lich. Fourth Row Kerr, Martin, Iennings. ABT GOES Miss Bohman directing still life ol architectural freehand A budding young sculptor casts an ex' pert eye over the work ot one of his contem- poraries. l First Row Von Serig, Gabriel,Shumaker, Rosen, Halterman. Second Row La Prairie, Kaempt, Marosits, Nagorski, Moy, What part can art play in the War? This is answered quite simply by the pictures ot camouilaged airfields, gun emplacements, and barracks shown in newspapers and other publica- tions. In service slang, camouflage might be des- cribed as "the art of making things that are ape pear like things they ain't."Because of training in values of lights, darks, textures, designs, and proportions many students are able to read with great ease aerial photographs, reproduce maps, chart courses, and execute code symbols. Every outfit wants a novel ensignia to show off what they do. Numbers.oi artists are kept busy draw- ing these various designs for the service. Tilden art students acquire the basic rudiments of color, design, and lettering early in their course as a necessary accessory in finding and promot- ing their artistic tastes and accomplishments. This year art students have been busily occupied decorating some thousand boxes in beautiful colors, which were sent by the Chicago Art De- partment to the Cruiser Chicago as Christmas gifts. Besides this, four hundred creative covers for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and the 4th fffffffffaffaffaf 'k'k1k'k'k boards and writing pads have been made in i' t i g hw, " - - - - f Xi .fttiltti -1 i TO WAR Miss Porterfield directs the straying pencil of one ot her art students. I.C. Halterman, secre- tary: Alan Rosen, vice- president: Ioseph Mara sits, treasurer: and Michael Gabriel. pres- ident look over a bit of of Iuly dinner menus for the men in service were sent to the Red Cross. The halls for the Achieve- ment Dinner were gaily decorated with flags of the Allied Nations made by members of the art department, and thirty combination c h e c k e r fanciful color designs to help cheer convalescent soldiers in hospitals. Tempera pictures, showing free creative expression by the students, have received much Commendation, besides brighten- ing both classrooms and exhibit spaces in the school. Projects such as these develop and per- their handiwork. "Never judge a work of art by its defects. fect skill in constructing artistic ideas while teaching the student fundamentals in art. this development, the Art Department enable each student to appreciate the own environment and teach him the of baautifying the commonplace of his Through wishes to art in his rudiments surround- ings. Art is no longer restricted to the museums and adornments of walls: it is a living, changing ele- ment of the people. It incites them to taction. calms them in crises and consoles them when tragedy is close at hand. ittttttitiitiri f L! , 54 First Row The band played on: the team in a practice session! a pretty baton twirler at one of the big games. Third Row "Automat- ic" Frey kicks one in practice: prelude to murder. Second Row Marking Q time: the first noel: the stag line looks ony Bottom Charlie DiCiro industriously posing . for a picture. WE TASTE ACI-IIEVEIVIENT AND RESPONSIBILITY For us there is but one choice. We have made it. Woe be to the man or group of men that seeks to stand in our way in this day of high resolution when every principle We hold dearest is to be vindicated and made secure for the salvation of the na- tions. We are ready to plead at the bar of history, and our flag shall wear a new luster. Once more we shall make good with our lives and fortunes the great faith to which we were born, and a new glory shall shine in the face of our people. Woodrow Wilson Students in Appraisals and Careers class take one of the many tests to learn more about themselves. XZXX How do we rate, I wonder? Prom, at rm flf T557 If HWLTS ,"""" Hush' fllltlfla-X in -4 SELF KNOWLEDGE IS NECESSARY FOR SELF IMPROVEMENT To the graduating seniors who have had a course in appztaisals and careers the choice of a career presents no terrors and they are able to face the world with confidence. In this clrass the students take aptitude tests. become acquainted with occupational conditions, and make personal contacts through interviews and conferences with professional and business men to determine what line of work they ,are suited for. Self-guidance and appraisal, developed through the tests, en- able the students to choose studies, in planning further education, befitting to their future occupa- tions. Miss Birmingham's personal advice is an- other instrumental factor in developing in the student discrimination in choosing his life work. Thus, through professional advice, pupils can choose work that will be happy and agreeable. i"k1ki'1l"A"k'k'k'k'ki"ki' How One: DiCixo, Vacarrello, Hudecek, Miss Lawler, Kiebles, Morande. Row Two: Platon, LaMantia, Wos, Lehman, Hraca. Row Three: Podborney, Ciesielski, Cade, Iaksibaga, Oksas. Row Four: Gill, Kroc, Chilen- skas, Olson, Mieszkowski, Gabriel, WNZTIONAL HONOR SOCIETY fSX Z KNOWLEDGE LIGHTS THE WAY TO A FULLER LIFE 0 Synonymous with outstanding intellectual success is membership in the National Honor Society. It is the far distant goal of every ambit- ious enterprising young freshman and later the termination of years of persistant effort by a small group of scholarly seniors of each graduating group.From each senior class twenty-five students are selected because of their scholarship, extra- curricular activities, leadership, and character. Service to the school in addition to superior class- room work is a pre-requisite before a senior can even be considered for membership. Prospective members are also required to have an E average in their senior year or five semesters in the Honor Club itself. Leadership as evidence of character is a quality all members possess. For these boys accept responsible positions as a part of their training, knowing that this knowledge is pre- paring them for leadership in the armed services and later in ther own communities. Only after these qualifications have been met is the student eligible for membership in this national organization. Tilden was granted its char- ter as a branch of the society in 1929. Since then these high ideals have been maintained and have remained as constant as the flaming torch, the symbol of the National Honor Society, the symbol of scholarship. Then with appropriate ceremony the students pledge "to uphold the high purpose of the National Honor Society.. .....,.., striving in everyway by word and deed to make its ideals, the ideals of my school and of my life." 'k'Ir'kirirtiririr'kir1k'k'k LJ tit First Row - Rehak, Iaksibaga, Kalal, Bow- en, Miss Lawler, Hud- ecek, pres: Aikens, Tut- tle, Kachinslcas, Second Row--Pellegrini, Ostarello, Bergstrom, Slaney, Miller, Wit- thoft, Balauskas, Bitel. Oaktord, Third How Podborney, Peterson, Ciesielski, Arnold, Fleck, Brown. Stralka, Cade, Sanford. Fourth How Platon. Marzec, Golden, Kie- bles, Smith, Gill, Hut- ter, Woods, Thompson, Vaccarello, Iohnson. Fifth How Berg, Car- ey, Lovgren, Funk, Ol- son, Chilenskas, Pea- cock, Schlaffer, Miesz- kowski, Kazmierczak, Werbick, Paul. SCHOLARSHIP AND SERVICE LIE DEEP Of the many organizations rendering vital service to the school none perhaps contribute more toward the prestige and local reputa- tion of Tilden than does the Honor Club, for its members are the lead- ers among their fellow students in extra-curricular activities. Ath- letic teams, the Student Council and all those organizations whose very existance is essential in student affairs and is necessary for the proficient administration of our school, have been influenced by dynamic club members numbered in their ranks. For excellence in scholarship is but one of the attributes peculiar to members of this most exclusive organization. Those groups whose membership in- cludes Honor Club members have often had one or more as officers. Membership is automatically attained when the student has an "E" First How Di Ciro. Dellutri, Hraca, Halusz- czak, Miss Lawler, Will- iams, Owsianowski, De- vitt, Morande. Second Row Bialas. Weiss, Krakowiak, Satt- ler, Roubik, Kisielius. La Nlcrrtia, Balickzi Sabatini. Breslaw. Third Row Iorgeusen. Malelo, Helbing, Iallits. Anderson, Mihieder. Lodge, Levenger, Ded- ina, Pollack, Fourth Row Petrosius, Strack, Smith, Iames, Haisefr, Drontsuth, Prassa, Karr. Wibbels- man, Kuehne, Gordon. 'A' ir ak E661 -I O LQ-1 xxxxxx Z C ,U 'A' i' ir First How Dobrez, Williams, Walt, Woj cik, Miss Lawler Brown, Kazbeck, Koniei czka, Paczynski, Second Row Raymer Maracich, Murphy. Lyn ski, Kremen, Gaffney Iohnson, Stabrawa Voltaggio, Melas. Third How Ursich Sheehan. Magnuson Moy, Saloman, Podlas ek, Larson, Untch Iunokas, Klonowski Schaefer. Fourth Row Garcia Price, Solin, Klouda Swanson, Witt, Halm Chilenskas, Silhavy. Stulga, Vanweelden, , ' l IN THE HEARTS OF HONOR CLUB MEMBERS T O XXXXX Z p O JJ tilt if average for his entire course of study at the end ot the semester. As a reward and encouragement to the student,an Honor Club pin is awarded. Bars are added to the pin for each semester in the club. Four consecutive semesters of membership entitles the student to wear an Honor Club letter, an original design by members, consisting of a double the most coveted award. The Honor Club was formed inl922 when the need for a proper award to students high in scholarshp became apparent. Since, under Miss Lawler's guiding hand, the Honor Club has continued to func- tion and to be a deciding influence in the big, little community of Tilden. First How Beanen, Kunst, Yucevicus ,Anderson, Miss Lawler, Leahv, Heisonan, Witt, laso, Second How Sireivicius, Alexakos, Dragel, Flog- strom, Clay Nelson, Smith, Szabela, Vozar. Third Row- Weinberg, Rosenski, Stern, Hettlin- ger, Patyk, Pieczara, Sol- ach, Hesek, Suska, Kesil- is. Fourth Row Stark, Rie- lawski, Steffeter, Lurie. Bartkiewicz, Baranski, De Bortoli, Knudsen, Smrka, Unverricht. 'lr ir ir l67l lvl nw Q av -if . ', ' .X 1 A A K 5' l LF., lv S' M Y I Q: Y- 'W' 5 K f N' Q ' Y in ge , 1 S , -L Til fx T2 ya WF . 1 if f! 3 ff, X , , , f 7 .pi , y 2 LH 2 .1 Emu .- f- M f 1 w"'3 Q W' 41 . Q -gr I. -0 ff 275 m??'231'e ,., 'Q ' 2 5 Q' 8 'P Ill up 'QQ' , my Q' v X gg 92 5325 'F' X X ' , ml . X 1 W 2 4 , K R A L X X 'Q -wa is 'Q gag' Q"": A N' A I , wiv . I, Q X ,fs l Ms 'L i ' ' . fm. 'lf' . A A- h .Q 'x,,1g,,iK h v 1 ss ,, Q' f ' EDUCATION FOR CITIZENSHIP Miss May, Miss Murphy, Miss Mc Carthy. Mr. Murray, Mrs. Hilton, Miss Kiser. l Miss Moran, Mrs. Egbert,Miss Lawler, Mr. Cable. Recent world developments have stirred a conscientious desire in the hearts of students to obtain a sound foundation in history and to become familiar with the governmental structure of our nation. The social science faculty is well qualified to fortify pupils against the scourge of historical and civic ignorance, and help them to un- derstand the meaning of democracy today. Civics and history classes establish the basis for a student's correct interpretation of our democratic way of life and today's vast national and world problems. In view of all this, it would be indeed dificult to main- tain that any other subject was superior in importance to these vital and related subjects of history and civics. U01 YOUNG AMERICA ANSWERS "It's fun to know and fun to learn", is the motto of the "America Answers" radio program sponsored by the Board of Education every Saturday afternoon. The show consists of a half hour of quiz. fun. and excitement for both the audience and the participants. Questions asked are tough brain-teasers. pertaining to current events and topped off with a super quiz on historical characters. The students who participate in the program are selected high school pupils from Cook County and compete against opposing schools as teams. Iudges of the contest are high school teachers appointed to decide the winning team. Three students who represented Tilden during the past year in this tense period of quick thinking are Robert Knapp, Michael Werth, and Alterd Nemoft. Miss Murphy, shown with Robert Knapp, afforded invaluable advice' and information to the Young America Speaks Group. Michael Werth, Robert Knapp, and Alfred Nem- oft demonstrate the technique that carried them to the semi-finals in the Young America Answers contest. tttti' E711 HELLO, FELLOWS, This is Ioe Tilden talking. I thought it was about time to deliver my annual mes- sage, so here I am, and here it is. You know, since I graduated, I've been around quite a bit. I've worked in that war plant you've heard so much about, I've enlisted, I've flown a bomber over Europe, seen action in the Solomons, why I've even visited the school: maybe you didn't see me, but I was there. I saw what a swell job you were doing in your scrap drive, your sale of stamps and bonds and acquiring that education that's so important. An education for war, you might call it, with the in- creased emphasis on mathemetics, the sciences, and physical training. One of the things I saw that I didn't like so well was the number of fellows quitting school for big pay jobs and the armed services. They don't seem to realize that after the war, after the big pay jobs are gone every minute and hour of education a fellow has had will be invaluable to him. Competition for all jobs will be heavy, and the lack of a high school diploma will be a means of eliminating applicants for those jobs. I saw, too a great many fellows leaving school early to go to work. This is fine if that work doesn't interfere with school. I admire the spirit of any lad that tries to handle two jobs at once, but these fellows must remember that their schoolwork comes first. So a bit of advice -remember, use moderation in all things and stick to the job at hand-stay in school and get that education and that diploma. Take the advice of an old grad who wouldn't give you a wrong steer, and you won't regret it. SENIOBS-IUN E 1943 When speaking of the school's most accomplished division I, of course, mean Mrs. Marston's seniors. Proof of this is in the fact that all but seven of our members are in the upper half of the graduating class and eleven of these are in the upper 102. Being athletic as well, we won the senior intramural basketball championship last semester. In addition, our division supplies the editor-in-chief, execu- tive editor, business manager, photography head and many editor- ialists to the Craftsman, a major, two captains and a lieutenant to the R.O.T.C. and the head and assistant head to the hall guard systems. With this reputation to uphold, we still find time to buy our share oi war stamps and bonds and acquire various civic, honor, and athletic letters. Having one of the most amazing collections of extra curricular activities of any division, Mr. Montgomery's boys are graduating with a record to be proud of. One third of the entire class are hon- or students and two have qualified for membership in the National Honor Club Society. Althletes are numerous. Harmon of the varsity squad, Donaldson of the track team, Macek, pitcher of the baseball team, and Gilberts of the wrestling team are all outstanding ex- amples, while Pajor holds the vice-presidency of the Senior Council. Tilden commends this division for splendid service to the school. Mrs. Marston First Row-DiCiro, Hudec- ek, Mrs, Aldrich. Wood. M11 Marston, Stastny, Gurrister, Morande. Sec- ond Row--Devitt, Richard- son, Sitzler, Stygar, Wos. Vladovich, Geraci, Lind- erborg, C. Third Row- - Mr. Montgomery First Row Kindle. Sweich. Pajor, Mr, Montgomery. Gill, Waldron, Kohn. Sec- ond Row f- Ackerman. Ke ahian Harmon Sind- Y I f elar, Givens. Third Row Storz, Harrington. Scher- eck, Tarrancel Wolski, Hanus, Banionis, Hammer, Fourth Row--Murano, Mas- ek, Richards, Kurzydlo. WerchowecL Eiller, Bres- law, Kieszkowski. Fifth Row - ,Ga,briel, 1 Legac. Carey, Heidenreich. Ros- en. Donaldson, Kirahn. Lamplot, Kohilak, Ioneliu- nas, Nyberg, Miller, Wolff, Stolarski. Dowdalls. Cade, Iones, Oksas, Hartwig, Vaccar- ello. Kallick. Fourth Row-- Vogel, Reynolds, Hahn. Walczak, Sherman, Chil- enskas. Dudlicek, Bozarth, Schmitt, Burkat, Heck. A patriotic air is given Miss Moran's division by the many students associated with the military, Smith Funk of the Tilden B.O.T.C. having been given command of all R.O.T.C. units in the Chi- cago high schools while Art Drummond formerly of this division recently entered the Army. Press operator Ioe Graff and Victor Peterson, end of the football team, are also included in this divi- sion. Altogether this entire division seems to have dedicated itself to serving the school and serving it well. 74 Miss Moran First Row Flood, Froio. Vella, Garcia, Grat, Kohs, Leamy, Vizza. Second Row Kiebles. Koller, Pokusa, Lezaj. Rose, Sonn, Castleberry. Koniczeka, Toomy. Third R o W Drummond. Giertych, McDowell. Dickson, Tawech, Dahl- berg, White, Halm, Shatz. Mezycllo. Fourth How Vahldick. Pacholski, Moscinski, Su- da, Miller, Peterson. Poty- rala, Pachucki, Pellinq. Lanham, Mr, Cable First Row Cernick, Gild- roy, Pucher, Mr, Coble. Crushon, Rutkowski, Kow- alski, Zack, Second Row Goerinq. Chin, Lotzqesell, Fogarty. Grant, Kelly, Dudziak. Platon, Ionason, Magnus- on. Third Row Kuhl, Grod. Cicioru. Raddatz, Buda. Cavanaugh, Kwader, Kar- ras, Kvasnicki, Schneider. Fourth How Ieziorski, Bos, Kaider, Straut, Marc- van, Wickart, Downes, . Stec, Chekirda, Iensen, l Steger, Abt. l A class of tremendous potential energy is Mr. Coble's senior division as can be seen from their list of activities. It boasts ten students in the Hon- or Club, three with perfect attendance, eight in the H.O.T.C., and many others in various clubs and organizations. It is also unique in that the major- ity of these seniors, in addition to devoting their time to the school, are engaged in various war industries after school hours. Undoubtedly their great surplus of energy will serve them in good stead after graduation when many will enter the services of their country. l SENICDR DIVISIONS Miss Swenson's group is an all-American division. For like a well balanced team these boys have entered in every imaginable activity and have succeeded in all. Harmon, Maratea, and Wray of the football team, Albert Mills, manager of the soccer team, Schillaci and Stasiewiez of the wrestlng team and Andy Widmont of the swimming team are all students of this division. The Honor Club, the Times staff and many other clubs and groups influential in student affairs have rendered more capable service because of these boys' typical Tilden spirit. One of the most prominent 4A divisions is Mr. Iohnson's, whose members participated actively in Tilden's many and varied projects, and who Miss Swensen First How Rasch, Scalese, Luisi. Sodora, Miss Swen- sen, Panozzo, Benjamin. Camerano. Second Row Kraeutle, Travers, R. Mills, Shizas, A. Mills, Patyk, Riley. Sunta Third Row Tuttle lab- lonski, Stasiewicz, Thack- er, Petraitis, Malec, Mill- er, Yates, Powers, Burke, Fourth Row Zintak, SchiElaciL Maratea, Rog- oznica, Kukanza, Marosits, Iames, Wray, Prassa, Widmont, Podborney. Mr. lohnson First How Kurucz, Kelly, Tepper, Krugley, Mr. O. Iohnson, O'Le-ary, Kaiser, Iones, Second Row - Neubauer. Cohn, Bohan, Sanford, Anderson, Zajacka. Sock- rider. Lorenzen, Petek. Third Row Sword Pal- mer, Klockowski, Foster. Cusack, Balcerowski, Now- aczyk, Pieron, Corriveau. Fourth Row Colbert, Rut- kowski, Sumoski, Vasicek, Blovas, Germain, King, Prack. Renken, Mormann. will soom be missing the fun and friendship they have so long shared. Our outstanding fellows in- clude Wally Cohn, efficient leader of Tilden's scrap drive: Robert Blovis, a member of this year's championship football team: Harry Reckas, who in the division chairman, also is member of the wrestling team: Thomas Sanford, who pra- ticipated in the inter school math contest: George King, our Craftsman collector: and Richard Ger- main, our Student Council representative. The fellows have purchased a very creditable amount of war stamps and came in third in the school's Red Cross drive. Most of them expect to enlist in the armed forces after graduation. l75l SENIOR DIVISIONS Miss Francis' division is a true and worthy rep- resentative of the 41-X groups. Its members partici- pate in practically every school activity. Out- standing individuals are many-among them Richard Kroc, chosen by his classmates as the fellow "most likely to succeed" after high school days are done. Two members of this group who have made the varsity wrestling team are Mc Ardle and Eugene Ciesalski, who has also been in the Honor Club every semester since he en- tered Tilden. Two other students athletically en- dowed are Dorz and Salvage who have made the swimming and basketball teams respectively. Miss Francis First Row Soderling. Luc- chetti, King, Kroc, Miss Francis. Krutis, Mikol. Lorsch, Second Rows Lundquist, Dorsz, Garcia. Yankouski, Turner, Bjorn- stad, Delacy, Kunz. Third How f- Gamber, Kodidek, Duszynski, Ciesielski, Fox, Sibik, Fleming, Lindquist. Fourth, Row-Steitbesber Klotnia, Kurowski. Geiger, Predl, Geller, McArd1e, Lakota, Knizner. Filth Row AL a u b. Kazmierczak, Keele, Salvage, Lapen, Schatke, Porter, Zimont. Besker. Miss Gaylord First Row - Dluhy, La Prairie, La Mantia, Miss Gaylord, Iaksibaga, Cos- tel, Ellman. Second Row - Massura, Horner, Haase, Bucher, Gonsor, Lee, DeMonte, Third How Ksiazek, Mar- assa, Bochenek, Oklapek, Bonk, Kolton, Macejak, Cammock. Fourth Row - flokosz, Bednarek, Gyure, Schultz, Solava Bokina, Karaman- ski, Schreiner, Mampreian. Fifth Row Creighton, Hof- gren, Pastiaks, Stapel, Koch. Iansky, Kohler, O, Neill, O'Brien. Obviously our division is far more than mediocre or average. A group of intellectuals is Miss Gaylord's divi- sion. Not only have many of them been in the Honor Club but Walter Iaksibaga and Charles been honor students for eight se- automatically entitles them to the National Honor Society. A boys belong to the R.O.T.C. in LaMantia have mesters which membership in number of the which Iames Horner is a captain and William Haase and LeMantia are lieutenants. Our division is also proud of ranking close to the top in this year's Red Cross drive. 78 l Mr. Pahlman's is a "regular" division of regular fellows, the sort of young Americans that Tilden and America can be proud of. We have our share of athletes in Petrosious. Emerson, and Thom- pson of the soccer team. We've given four fellows, including two officers to the R.O.T.C. and contri- buted two of the officers of the Chem Club. Ber- nasek triples as division president, Student Coun- cil and Craftsman representatives. And of course, we shouldn't forget our Honor Club members, Leh- man and Petrosious. Several of our fellows have gone into the armed forces, including Brockman and Nadziezko who have joined the Navy and Plefka and Klopsin who have been called by the Army. Our division came in second in the school Red Cross drive, and has purchased a very credit- I77 Mr. Pahlman First Row Cooper, Mc Murray, Majdecki, Trojan- owski, Wukas, Mr. Pahl- man, Regnier, Mc Grath, Dooley, Raczynski, Second Row -- Brockman, Truse, Swiech, VanNamen, Lehman, Coleman, Nan- esta, Bibeau, Plefka. Third Row--Ganza, Mc Cree, Musolino, Sahagun, Bernasek, York, Masilun- as, Osborne, Heilmann. Thompson, Petrosius. Fourth Row -Genge. Piet- kiewicz, Siebarth, Boyd, Iernberg, Kosich, Miklos, Wiencek, Emerson, Nad- ziezko. Mr. Timme First Row -Hraca, Roche, O'Brien, Wozek, Mr. Timme, Brasset, Smith, Streich, Schultz. Second 4Row - Dreihjs. Ziobra, Trawczynski. Gage, Senese, Kaempf, Swistowicz, Krueger. Chwierut. Third Row-- Hughes, Kun- chus, Kerr, Bills, Ukinski, Kantutis, Beck, Long, Ged- ke, Heyerick, Fourth Row- Stefanu, Fil- povich, Gicrmpaolo, Miesz- kowski, Halterman, Olson, Slomski, Stefrtman, Mor-- chi, Bukausk, Sheffer. able amount of bonds and stamps. So on the whole, we think that we're entitled to consider our- selves "regular" Tildenites and young Americans. Another division that has proved its worth is Mr. Timme's division which has taken part in in- tramural sports, has contributed very generously to the Red Cross fund, and has also helped in Ti1den's recent scrap drive. Two of the prominent members of our division are Donald Giampaola and Raymond Olson, the former being our Stu- dent Council deligate, and the latter, president of that organization. Most of the boys work after school, helping out where some man has been drafted, and one of our own members, Casimir Edart, is already in the Army. All of the boys are planning to join the armed forces after graduation. l SENIOR DIVISIONS Probably the most outstanding division of the February graduating class is Miss Seitz's group. Having entered every intramural sport, they won the basketball and volley ball tournaments. Re- presenting the division scholastically are four students who have been in the Honor Club since their freshman year, namely, Goldman, Fleck, Carr, and Iorgenson, who is also a member of the school mathematics team. They are represented athletically by Skelly and Fleck on the swimming team, Stasnik on the football squad, and Fuhry and Fleck on the senior basketball team. Charles Delutu is the manager of Tilden's wrestling team. Division 330, sponsored by Mrs Lutz, has all four officers of the 4B class: Robert Helbing, Carl Arnold, Charles Thompson, and Edward Hutter. The outstanding students, scholastically, are Arn- old, Bartkiewicz, Eisenach, Helbing, Hoffman, Hhtter, Long, Lourich, Marzes, Pellegrinetti, Ryd-, Shannon, and Thompson. The athletes are Arn- old, Bartkiewicz, Grace, and Hutter: and the R.O.T.C. counts ten cadets, including three officers Robert Frisk, Lewis Babbitt, and Donald Brown. Eight former members of this division are al- ready in the service of their country: Alvin Eng- fer, Iohn Malichuk, Iohn Ryes, Iohn Scalon, Ger- ald Stevenson, William Stevenson, Chester Was, and Antony Urso. l 78 Miss Seitz First Row Burns. Siwek. Miss Seitz, Dellutri, Stach- nik, Clemmons. Second Row - Dunning, Hrabe, Haney, Fuhry, Sat- tler, Neidrich, Allison, Third Row - Havel, Gold- man, Prunchunas, Olson, Karr, Churin, ll-loeppnel, Iones. Fourth How Grenda, Fleck, Iorgenson, Marin Langosch, Skelly, Dehn, Oakford, Bozickovich. Mrs. Lutz First Row: Vyskoul, Bab- bitt, Reyes, Mrs. Lutz, Hoff- man, Thompson, Brandon. Kirby, Seecond Row Hutter. Kirby, O'Malley, Harris, Turrin, Eisenach, Fraley, Bianchi. Third Row: Ioyce, Lourich Brown, Shannon, Bart- kewcz, Helbing, Ade.Gale. Long, Fourth Row: Rau, Marzec, Gordon, Bradley, Pellegri- netti, Ryd, Partyka, Arnold Frisk, Williams. SENIOR DIVISIONS Mrs. Egbert's division is composed of the sort of first class fellows who make our teams what they are and our school what it is. Participating in ath- letics are Obie Smith and Oliver Brown, crack swimmers on the varsity team. Both of these boys plus Edward Miller are in the Honor Club also. In the R.O.T.C. are Frish, Iohnson, Milinowisch, Mazis, O'Brien, and Wivinis who also serves as a guard in Mr. Williamson's office, while Ridge- way and Messina are hall guards. Monaco is head of the Department of Public Relations and Obie Smith their able Student Council represen-- tative. We feel that we truly do our part in keep- ing Tilden a regular school for regular fellows. Mrs. Egbert First Row - Reed, Miller, Wivinis, Mrs. Egbert, Saw- allisch. Edwards. Sales. Second Row Sims, Tub- anski, Monaco, Pomykalcr Smith, Messina, Naso. Madia, Maxwell. Third Row Fletcher, O'Brien, Miller, Mozis, Wakefield, Shedbar, Frisk, Milinowisch, Brown, Iohn- son, I Miss Verhoeven First Row Cerino, May- er. Thorcer, Wlliams. Kemp, Weiss, Bell. Straub. Second How Skurnak, Hathaway, Halverson. Rice, Zegart, Fisher, Kusi- olek. Marquez, Kralj. Third Row Ross, Clabby, Cutler, Furth, Lacsmandy, Kluqei. Szymczak, Van Dorp, Sokolowski. Will- iams. Among the 4B divisions, the one which is pre- sided over by Miss Verhoeven is unique in its informality. Students with scholastic, civic, and ahletic accomplishments are numerous. One of the most outstanding is Frank Weiss, member of the Honor Club, the Times and Craftsman staffs, and the R.O.T.C. Leo Williams is a member of the Honor Club and concert orchestra. The manager of Tilden's basketball team is Harold Zegart. Forian Szymczak and William Clabby are our chapter head and election commissioners, respec- tively. And if we had a service flag it would have five stars for members of the division now in the armed services. 79 l l l Mrs. Garas First How Moy, Bearden, Mrs. Garas, Pippenger, Taylor. Second Row Andrews, Hardwicks, Christensen, Rogulich, Niedrich, Crane, Alford, Orlandi, Levin, Sargent. Third Row Nelson,Bonas, Yurevich, Branigan, Stos- ur, Percic, Coleman, Ziog- as, Wagner, Mr, Schaeffer First Row Whittan, Riley, Strakshus, Mr. Schaeffer. Boney, Lucas, Robbins. Spadoni. Second Row R e il ly Smrka, Wiefre, Levine Vinegar. Brannigan, Vand- erV1iet, Gennett, Filip. SENIOR DIVISIONS Division 332, under the capable direction of Mrs. M. Garas, has been active in all school activities. Ray Yurevich is the Sudent Council Representa- tive. Bichard Sosur,election commissioner, is a member of the Craftsman staff, band, and choral club. Sargent, Andrews, and Taylor belong to the chess and checker teams. Sheldon Levin is on the Times and Craftsman staffs and the varsity wrest- ling team. Honor Club members include Bramig- an, Christensen, Levin, and Nelson, who is also Craftsman representative. Iames Moy, a member of the Arx and Arts :and Chinese Clubs finishes this imposing list of busy seniors. Mr. Schaetfer's 4B division is one of the many which compose our Tilden Town. The activities ot these boys vary, depending on the individual himself, and include sports and many extra-cur ricular affairs. Athletic teams, such as football claim three from our group-Reilly, Gennet, and Levin, while the skating team boasts Robbins. In the guard system several boys occupy positions of real responsibility, the biggest being held by Genet, who is a supervisor. R.O.T.C. ranks in- clude six of our number who act as ushers and M.P.'s in addition to learning military science. The division also prides itself in having one of its members, Eugene Medrich, in the Navy. Mr. Raymer First Row fBrown, Hack- er, Atkinson, Mr. Raymer. Gruhlke, Dal Corobbol. Mandarino. Second Row-- Knudsen, Feuhrmeyer. Rumell, Sac- wallisch, Iones, Lurie, Noonan, Boussious. Third Row-Carollo, Rim- sza, Gapsevic, Franklin, Cooley, Strack Demko. Burke, Maulding, Plestina. Mr, Buchanan First Row Aguilar, Faison Smith, Mr. Buchanan, Wiseman, Slabosz, Dey. Second Row 'D a h n e r, Iones. Zemaitis. Ianik, Till- man. Eier, Twardosz. Third Row Sm'ojdzinki', Halper. Crean. Koenig. Burr, Ianik, Baker. HERE COME THE IUNIOBS With fifteen hundred dollars worth of bonds and stamps to their credit, Mr. Haymer's division has a proud record to look back on. Our inves- tors have been Anthony Himszar, Iarnes Fueher- myer, and Don Gajesevic. This class also contri- buted very substantially to the American Red Cross during the school drive. Many of the fellows are actively engaged in sports such as bowling, wrestling, and intamural contest, while others are proud members of the Honor Club and Student Council. As a room they have certainly proven themselves to be such an active patriotic group as Tilden wants and the nation needs. This 3A division can point to fewer D's in their report books than any similar group in Tilden, so Mr. Buchanan claims-and we believe him. The records show ,also, that these fellows led the whole school in this year's Red Cross drive-and this despite the fact that they number only 22 members and are the smallest of all Tilden di- visions. With these proofs of high morale, we should count Mr. Buchanan's boys among our very best, even if they don't boast a string of big shots who run the teams and clubs. How'bout it? Mr. Mohler First Row Fico, Iakubiak. Mraz, Mr. Mohler, Gimbut, Wichers, Morris, Second How Kwirant. Everett, Boden, Slakis, Leit zen, Rosinski, Hansen, Koc inski. Third Row -Guest, Hoger, Iankawskas, Gollapo. Poull, Yarmola, Gomboz. Miss Hubler First How Grgantou, Rad- zinowicz, Rizzo, Morrison, Petkovic, Thomas, Derezo- tes, S e c o n d Row Schindel, Landre, Arnold, Miedema Oster, Miata, Smith, Giar raputo, Baltas. Third Row Herceg, Boyd, McCommon, Garrity, Han- kus, Skeva, Buehler, Suker, Slanina, Alton. No dvision has anything on that of Mr. Mohler, top rankers in various activities such as the track, wrestling and soccer teams which many of our members belong to. This divison has also backed up the sale of bonds and stamps very generously, one of our frequent bond buyers being Iohn Boden. Among the more prominent members of the divison are Alex Kazak, president elect of the Student Council: Leonard Kocinski, a member of the track team for three years: Thomas Guest, the possessor of an eight barred civic letter: and Anthony Pico who has been on the wrestling team and who attended the last Achievement Dinner 1821 The majority of the boys of Miss Hubler's divi- sion have been together as a division group since September 1941 when they entered Tilden as sophomores from other high schools. Other boys have joined the division since 1941 and in Feb- ruary eight boys from Miss Henry's disbanded division were taken in. All the boys of this divi- sion are loyal supporters of Tilden's activities. Four of our members attended this year's Achieve- ment Dinner which designates them as 105's most outstanding all round fellows. These for- tunate guests were Charles Landre, Harold More rison, Iames Rizzo, and lack Suker, and we were proud to have them represent us. IUNIOR DIVISIONS There are many division rooms which have a claim to fame by virtue of some one or several important personages in their membership. But few, if any, can equal the list of Tilden celebri- ties in this outstanding group of Mrs. Pearce's which includes Norman Krueger, captain of the football team, Iames Mowen, star of the swim- ming team: Iohn Neasbe, business manager of the Times, Arnold Kunst, copy editor of the Craftsman, and many others whose extra-curri- cular activities are comparable but are too varied and innumerable to mention. Division boys of 316 have already provided leaders for numerous Tilden activities and undoubtedly there are among them still more potential leaders, ready to shoulder extra curricular responsibilities in their coming senior year. One of the best "grad" divisions, we think, is that of Mr. F. V. Walters, better known as "Doc." Our opinion is not unwarranted, as our achieve- ments attest. Dick Stark, a four letter man, in charge of the division stamp and bond drive, sold almost two thousand dollars worth of bonds and stamps. The Keglers of the division are rep- resented by Putlak and Rudman, while Kozlowski is a track man. Iohnny Gargas, who received greetings from the President and who is now stationed in Texas, is a former member of our division. So we think our patriotic record makes us a pretty distinguished group. Don't you? I 83 Mrs. Pearce First Row Gabel,Mowen, Kunst, Mrs. Pearce, Neas- be, Iaso, Albores. Second How f Gregg. Croke, Ielinski, Colich, Winiarski, Drews. Third Row Tyeptanar, McNicols, Kalal, Sieffert. Bowman, McCarthy, Kaz- mierczak, Fitak, Trickle. Fourth How Golden, Karmowski, Iaderholm, Siepka, Krueger, Halm, Novak, Kordas, Walker, Mr. Walters First Row Olund, Wrenn, Kasterin, Mr. Walters, Thayer, Slavik, Damico. Second Row Smaqa, Ras- pante, DeSanto, Wright, Pastarnak,Korzin. Third Row 'Linderborg, Swearinen, Raap, Dechon, Melton, Ford, Stark, Bar- dash. Fourth Row Iohnson, Pel- legrini, Gamauf, Parker, Kozlowski, Scholten, Men- sone, Ruoman, Gruber. IUNIOR DIVISIONS Miss Litvin's 3A division is a truly accomplished one. Proof of this fact lies in two intramural championships fbasketball and volley balll, the number of its members in the Honor Club, its un- failing 1002 Civic Fund collections, and the large proportion of students serving on the various guard systems of the school. This outstanding division also has representatives in the Student Council, R.O.T.C. and on the Times and Craftsman staffs. We are progressive and intend to remain that way. So the rest of the divisions had better look to their laurels-and quick. Typical of Tilden is Mr. lsbaner's division, in our opinion the best in the school. Doubtless some will think differently, but we stick to our guns. We have quite a few celebrities in our midst. There's Wegener, Division President: Marz. Craft- sman Representative, also those athletes Bartiro- mo, Drozdz, Daskieniz, and Miller the "seal". That lad Everett plays in the band and Alford's quite an artist. The Honor Club is represented by Wegner, Mraz and Miller. We fellows think that much of our success is due the unflagging in- terest and encouragement of Mr. Isba er X TT WA K Miss Litvin First Row - Mc Greal. Krze-minski, Miss Litvin. Szalko, Beaudreau. Second .How - Santoro. Moustis, Bradarich, Hol- gate, Byczek, Rey. Third Row Zickos,Frand- er, O'Nei1. Mr. Isbarier itch, Mr.Isbaner, Stronczek Costello. Bartiromo, Wade, Foster Miller, Bracey, Loiacono Third Row Stokes, Ever l ett, Mraz, Mornar, Dasz kiewicz, Eastman, Drozdz l Wegener. lB4l sen, Owsianowski, Pesay- ento. Perasovich. DePed- Firs! Row-ff-Malec. Drob- Second Row Alford. Miss Kiser First Row - Kleczowski, Glenn, Burke, Kurylak, Miss Kiser, Levit, Kremeen, Kapra. Lynski, Second Row V Dunjill. Huttner, Kuchan, Magdics, Kriwiel, Jones. Hynes. Frelly. Third Row f Sindewald, Gusich, Lewis, Haiser, Dronsuth, Hall, Sarich, Iohnson, Klouda. Mr. Kinsey First Row Delich, Shizas, Mr. Kinsey, Swetz, Caldar- 10 Second How -- Gaffney, Smith, Kovats Rosen- winkel, Vari, Oswald, Karner, Stumpel, Third Row- Maplesden, Hornisch, Tadin. Gordon, Jones, Nelson, Unver- richt. There are no school activities in which some members of Miss Kizer's room don't take part. We're 3B's now and with the representation we already have in these essential parts of Tilden's life, we feel we can be really helpful as 31-X's and seniors in keeping things moving in our school. Fellows engaged in more than one activity in- clude Kriwell, Dronsuth, Gusich, Klouda, Kremen. Huttner, Hynes, and Sindewald, but we have a lot more who are absorbed in more than one. So watch us go places. Many rooms have no doubt heard of Mr. Kin- I sey's division and are probably jealous of its record-with good reason. Look, for instance, at Harnisch, Ianick, Gaffney, Jones Bosenwinkle, and Unverrecht-they're all members ot the Hon- or Club. And look at the fellows on the football team-Nelson, Smith, Shizas, and Harnisch. Vari and Iones are in the Drum and Bugle Corps. That's no small showing in any division. So now it should be easy to understand why we are the elite of the school athletically, scholastically and patriotically. lOh yes, we've bought war bonds, tool. ISSJ Miss Heintz First Row Nolan, Litterst, Aiello, Purtle, Miss Heintz. Bux, Claxton, Taubr, Fraz- er. Second How - Russell, Allgeier, Allbright, Cirillo. Alberts, Chesen, Carey, Swansen, Witt. Third Row Untch, Iader- holm, Chlum, Wolff, Stei ner. Zolkowski, Nelson. Vanek, Randick, Iames, Mortensen. 4 Miss McCarthy First Row Miller, Fecht- ner. Klein, Pelc, Balicki, Kortt, Martain. Second How Bowen, Far- ella, Iacob, Norgaila, Har- rison, Kave, Howar. Third Row Link, Marin- aro, Barker, Faith, Clem- mons, Hurley, Lantry, Sen- ka. Fourth Row Miss Mc Carthy, Chapas, Pigusch. Wedel, Harris. Elliot, Lei- ser, Aikens. Wickman. Uncomplainingly, Miss Heintz governs most remarkable division imaginable. In the space of these alloted minutes a great deal comes to pass. When trivial matters are laid aside there comes a time known as "alibi time" refering of course to the why and wherefores of make up, tardy and absent slips. There is of, course, a good side to our division: should any one pupil get a failing mark, we take it upon ourselves to help the unfortunate student to get back on his feet. And believe me, here is one division with com- paratively few failing marks. Boom 213, headed by Miss McCarthy is one of the many prominent division rooms of Tilden Tech High School. The boys participate in almost every activity there is. We have Bob Martian, who has a letter for wrestling, Bob Aikens, Bob Bowen, Frank Iacob, and Len Balicki who are on our honor roll, and Wickman, Wedel, Harris, Harrison, Faith, and Feldhoff, who are active members of the R.O.T.C. Also there is George Miller, who is in the band. and three of our boys participate in the Biology Club activities. So on the whole our division is tops. Miss Simcox's division holds the 2A intramural basketball championship. Maybe the two men on the junior basketball team helped, but that's beside the point. Four of our division members are on the football squad, one is on the wrestling team and one is a quarter miler on the track team. Tech's greatest athlete, aquaman Kotula was about to join the swimming team, but he changed his mind when he found that most of the swimming was done in water. Our ranks are filled with various kinds of guards, but the Clipping Bureau has far the greatest following. Miss Simcox First How Spalding, Han- sen, Flynn, Schlagel, Miss Simcox, Braun, Caruso, Ursich, Kotula. Second Row - Nayickis. Shaughnessy, Dabrowski, Normanth, Krzemien, Iuno- kas, McFarland, Rush. Gomez. Third Row Lee, Keann, Halm, Doering, Patterson, Price, Sucholaski, Chilen- skas, McCarthy, Schofield. Fourth Row Maple, Bak- osh. Gillies, Kazak, War' potas, Balouskas, Sowe-rs, Iasper, Hackbarth. x?cfL Mrs, Fitzgera d First Row Kowalsky, Franz, Marzec, Bernatow- icz, Sube, Elliot. Second Row Lirikis, Lam- bres, Klimawiczc, Johnson, Spanraft, Shymanik, Melas, Sullivan. Third Row Kamrowski, Iarosiewicz, Dragel, Pra- ake, Mason, Witkowski. Littleton, Tighe, Sweeney. Fourth Row Schwontkow- ski, Ives, Sobeski, Ander- son, Larson, Carey, Bol- sega, Dobrovitz, Maska, Knudsen. Mrs. Fitzgeralds division boasts more members in the Honor Club than any other sophomore di- vision. We have participated in all the intramu- ral sports, although we have yet to win a champ- ionship. Our clever division has members in all the guard organizations and is also represented on the Craftsman staff. We have, too, our repre- sentatives in the Student Council and one in the Executive Council. Looking at this fine record who can deny us recognition for a job well done? From Bowen, DuSable, Englewood, Fenger, Gage Park, Holden Branch of Englewood, Hyde Park. Kelley, Lindblom, Morgan Park, Phillips, St. Leo, St. Mary of Perpetual Help and, St. Rita we came as sophmores to Tilden last September. One from Airkin, Minnesota, completed the group. Our in- terest soon directed us to find nine of us in the R.O.T.C. Only three of us found a place in music, but you'll find one in band, one in choral, and one in orchestra. Four are serving Tilden as hall guards, and one as a lunchroom guard. The Honor Club claimed three of us. Three others are striv- ing for a place on Tilden's football team. Under the guidance of Mrs. Blake, the students of Room 232 have participated in many school 88 Miss Keller First How' A Goodman. A. Cooper. Chinn, Miss Keller, Crossley, Litke, Burnett. Second How- Chandler. Storind, Burton. Helm, Loen, Kuba, Davis, Bar- tos, Nowakowski, Brown. Third Row-fBuffard, Daci- olas, Cooper, Parker, Will- iams, Dernars, Debortoli, Matz, Clay. Mrs. Blake First Row-Reece, G. Math- ews, Papa, Natale, Par- gulski, Orlowski, Piniuta, Second Row- Ockes, Mar- quadt, Niedoborski, Now- akowski, Massurcr, Rasch. Guentner, Purpura. Third Row- Potempa. Paj- or, Olson, Peterson, Pintur, Weiss, C, Matthews, Berg- l strom. activities. This group probably has more students actively engaged in events of our school than any other sophomore division. These are the students who, in the next two years, will carry on the great reputation that is Tilden's. Representing their di- vsion in the Student Council is Iames Reese, who is in addition a member of the swimming team, as is Richard Pajor of the same division. Other athletes are Stanley Weiss of the football team, Natale, and Weiss of the track team, and Page and Stanley on the basketball teams. Malcohm Stanley and Ralph Bergstrom are Honor Club students and have attended the Achievement Dinner as did Charles Weiss, also. l SOPHOMOBE DIVISIONS Miss Kuehne's division, which congregates in Room 103, although a freshman group, has many students who participate in school activities, Scho- lastically, Clarence Anderson, Stanley Bielawski, and Morris Stein excell and are members of the Honor Club. Robert Smunt and Felix Spooner be- long to the concert orchestra. Our members of the City Championship wrestling team is Casimio Stempora, Ieosph Szato being our Student Council representative along wih his other activities as Craftsman representative and band member. The first week of the Second Bond Drive we bought S30 worth of stamps, the second week S53 worth representing altogether some patriotic investment Miss Kuehne First Row - T'ellstrom, Szabo, Kiebles, Styx, Miss Kuehne, Waechter, Stasz, Henry, Stodzinski, Second Row Stankowski, Spooner, Nemec, Linde- man, Anderson, Miller, Vlamis, Suster, Vander Veen. Third Row Smunt, Stas- zel, Tutan, ,Ble-lawski, Michalek, Stempora, Fleischmann, Rehnquist, Milton, Stech. Miss lohnson First Row Reitz, Reeves, Gottloft, Saloman, Miss Iohnson, Schindel, Sage, Schmidt, Green. Second Row - Rossetti. Bonaguro, Singer, Schleich- ert, McGowan, Hailey. Smith, Schaede, Sokolow- ski, Sapienza. Rubenstein, Geraci. Third Row - Gonzales, Schmeiser, Costello, Ryd- zewski, Pakel, Dempsey. Sehnert, Kachinskas, Rich- l ards, Skirmont, Hrytzkev- l ich. l by practically all room members. We think we've made a good start, and we intend to go steadily on from here. Miss Iohnson says her division is a good aver- age bunch of fellows with possibilities that have only just begun to emerge, of leadership in activi- ties, scholarship, and school projects. Gerald Kac- hinskas of the swimming team received honor- able mention in the swimming tournament, and, although this is a sophomore division, Ted Sajdak has made the senior basketball team and is now trying out for the football team. The Student Council delegate is Edward Sage. Keep your eye on llO. It should go places. 89 l Mr. Hoffman First How---Horist, Minarik, Hartwig, Mr. Hoffman. Hirsch, Hines, Heisman., Second How Havrilla. Iliescu, Hibnick, Pekala, Engel, Iwanski, Griseto. Third How Grafman. Hoeppner, Gress, Hyzny. Kilmartin, Hartl, Gardner, Isaacson, Hettlinger, Miss Mullen First Row Krenn, Korbel, Iohnson, Miss Mullen, Hall- er, Hamann, Iacobsen. Secoond How Krush. Knapp, Cerceo, Irvan, Iuarez. Meyer, Lennon, Keller. Third How Iackson, Iohn- stone, Hoffman, Levy, Hue- stis, Krupsaw, Knaufi. Scheeble. SOPI-IOMORE DIVISIONS We, the boys of Mr. Hoffman's division, are en- gaged in a wide variety of activities. These range from sports to every branch of school service. Grafman is a cinderbuner, Isaacson a matman, and three of our lads are seals. Five of the boys chose a more military pastime and joined the R.O.T.C., while another six picked the guards. There are also proud students who are members of the Honor Club: Dove is in the German club, and Isaacson is one of those talented lads who make the music which you hear at assemblies. Right up at the very top of the list of divisions is Miss Mullen's. We fellows are quite defense minded for we have an air raid warden, two block messengers, and a three man scrap drive. The three fellows participating in this drive buy war bonds with the proceeds. We sort of like to call ourselves the All-American division: maybe it's because of our war mindedness. Karbel and Cer- ceo have started victory gardens and Cerceo writes regularly to servicemen. We think we're pretty good. What do you think? Miss Porterlield First 'How Swiech, Brooks, Walt, Miss Porter- lield, Rokosz, Tirpak, Szab- ela, Williams. Seceond Row Schuster. Stepanski, Vincent, Sikora. Kirchman, Vogel, Young, Stengel, Wormsbecher. Griffin. Third Row Roth, Thacker, Ziolkowski, Stralka, Trow- bridge, Witthoff, Stefteter, Schilling, Simpson, Staf- lord. Miss Bohman First How Normanth, Mc Cabe, Mullen, Meiner. Miss Bohman, Moy, Mai- quette, McSwiggan, Martin, Second How Oden, Mos- kaliki, Manning, Meitz. Mendora, Montez, Murphy, Meitz, Hanes, Fabian. Third Row O'Brien, Ments gen, Martiens, Gontz, Mill- 2 er, lohnson, Fenars, Niemicci, McWhinney, O'Choa, Davis. SOPHGMOBE DIVISIGNS The boys of Miss Porterfield's division came to Tilden from eight of Chicago's South Side high schools. We have chosen Stabka as our delegate to the Student Council, and Witthoft has proven himself a capable Craftsman representative .Five of us are members of the Honor Club. After one look at the football team, a number of the lads de- cided that a military career was the best one for them to follow and so joined the R.O.T.C., one be- ing a member of the Drum and Bugle Corps. And so, you see, 325 has plenty of live wires. The boys of Miss Bohman's division are engag- l91l ed in a wide variety of activities. Two fellows, Keneth Mullen, and Iames McCabe, are members of the tumbling team. We have two late arrival guards and one adjustment office guard, and are ably represented on the track team, in the Honor Club, the Student Council and the orchestra. William Messina was awarded an Art In- stitude scholarship, and Iohn Meitz helped in making knapsack libraries for the Red Cross. We expect to go on acquiring activities and res- ponsibilities and developing our talents until we shall not long from now emerge as a most, if not the most outstanding senior division. HERE COME THE FRESHMEN Miss Costel1o's freshmen division has really taken hold this year as wide awake freshmen should. They have entered the intramural con- tests, become various kinds of guards, and joined the R.O.T.C., and though no championships have been won, nor any medals received, the boys have found out that participation in activities makes school life twice as interesting, and they intend to continue in and enlarge the scope of these activities with each passing semester which shows considerable wisdom in freshmen. What Miss Costello's division is most proud of, by the way--and rightfully so-is its leadership among the lA rooms is the bond and stamp drive. We look for great things from this division in the future. Attendance? Cou1dn't be better! Curricular ac- tivities? Excellent! Bond and stamp sales? Perfect! Certainly, l'm referring to Miss Uling's division. A finer bunch of boys couldn't be found. Schol- arship? No need to mention that with a fourth of our division on the honor roll and the rest poten- tially listed. Of course with such an outstanding group, attendance is almost perfect and tardiness nil. No names should be mentioned for the list would include such an extremely large propor- tion of our students for their outstanding work and qualities. Our motto is "We Cooperate," and we live up to it. 92 First Row Neubauer, Fitz- patrick, Ernstberger, Miss Costello, Nowak, Budzyn- ski, Budden. Second Row Suppes, Mor- os. Stoyias, Metzger, Stas- iewicz, Schable, Sheehan. Morkes. Third How Zallis, Stiber, Staley, Szymczak, Oziem- kowski, Osowski, Soulldes. Stawawy. Fourth Row Petit, Noble, Nawrocki, Smajo, Mil- czewski, Babich, Levenger, Noonan, Zavis, Miss Uling First Row-Yozze, Wedel, Zyla, Varlotta, Miss Uling. Cloutier, Welch, Ward. Arbuthnot. Second How4Toy. Zielin- ski, Voltaggio, Z o r n, Wendling, Wojcik, Voel- ker, Wisniewski, Vainask- as. Third Row-Vaulman, Za- gorski, Bialas, Waliczek. Gauger, DiPietro. Zumpt, Underwood, Wage. F ourth.. R o w--Zuilclema. Waddick, Waitkus, Verley, Waleryszak, Tuttle, Wos- ick, Weis, Ulreich. l MORE AND NEWER FRESHMEN Under the kindly guidance of Mr. Goodrich, Division Room 303 progresses rapidly with flying colors. These frosh, although bewild- ered upon entering Tilden, are now right at home. They're going out for school activities, buying war stamps, contributing toward the Red Cross, and bringing home good marks-typical of the Tilden spirit. This division can bear watching because, it's going places. Such is the story of Room 303, who upon entering Tilden, became really a part of it. And confidently, fellows, they admit they're the best division in the school. Although they are only lB's this second semester, they were eager to have their picture in the Craftsman, and eight have placed their order for the 1943 edition. That is really going some for freshmen! Mr. Goodrich First How-Genrqopulos. Dama, Fiske, Mr. Good- rich, Macas, Crusing, Dro bistch. Second R o w ---- -Plestina Cook, Escobiedo, Tucek M t K as ereon. rameir, R. Geist. O"Connell, Gwin- augh. Davis,P. Gonzaleez vis. P. Gonzales. Third Row-fe Goetzke. I, Gonzales. Federiksen, Gar- cia. Devaney, Filbert, Adamow, E. Georgopulos L. Geist, Well, Ioe, after consideration of what you and several other re- turning alumni have told us, we have decided that you are right- that your advice, advice gained through experience, is only what we will find out later. A few of us are still skeptical, but maybe it's meant for them to learn the hard Way. Needless to say, they will. We want to thank you, Ioe. All through school we've had you for our example of the average Techman, and those of us who have seen fit to follow your example can look at ourselves in the mirror and feel a glow of pride. So be at ease, Ioe, what you said will not go unheeded by either freshman or senior. We realize the worth of your words and are grateful that you should be so interested in our weifare. Good luck, Ioe, and if you meet a Iap let him know that Tilden is in this fight to the finish. Affectionately, Your pals of T.T.H.S. l93l Q 1? al ,Q l X17 17 9 fd' 44 IZ 9 Top Leif' ff Company Inspection. Top Centers- Cadet's dream cer's equipment. Center Left-Rifle range f-practice shots EXCELL IN MILITARY TRAINING 'k'k'k Right- -Singing Cadets in action. iicers shining belt. Lower-'Supply room- Fitting 'em In the future days, which We seek to make secure, We look for- ward to a world founded upon four essential freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression-everywhere in the World. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way-everywhere in the World. The third is freedom from want which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants-everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear-Which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor- any where in the world. That is no vision of a distant milleniun. It is a definite basis for a kind of world attainable in our own time and generation. Frankln Delano Roosevelt ir ir 'A' if ir i' ir if 'Ir i' ir Left to right Sgt. Donald Petterson. Sgt. Harry Dimit, St, Sgt, Kenneth Stiener, Cpl. lack Bite-l. E RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS Again this year, as in years before, the R.O.T.C. unit has brought back honors for Tilden Tech. That the training received in our unit is of the best is shown by the number of former cadets who have returned from the armed forces as commissioned and non-commis- sioned officers. The infantry training received here helps greatly in the navy, air corps, and marines as well as in the army. The success of the course which covers three years in largely due to First Sgt. Michael I. Moore, our military instructor and a veteran of twenty-nine years service with the U.S. Army. His motto, "Be tough but fair," largely comes Ircrn his experience in the "old army" During the present conflict, the value of R.O.T.C. training has again been demonstrated in the ease with which former members have stepped into the Officer Candidate Schools and made a success of themselves. Sgt. H. E. Sollis and Sgt. M. I, Moore directors of the Tilden R. O. T. C.: Cdt, Col, Smith A. Funk. commander of Chicago high school R. O. T, C. units. ,A F I i' lx . 'lr 'A' 'A' ir ir 'A' - 41 ,- K . . I ,, If Q 'Cnr Sgt. Moore directs operations against an imaginary enemy: now youlook like a soldier lad The course of instruction which is prescribed by the War Depart- ment includes training in close and extended order drill, military his- tory of the U. S., customs and courtesies of the service, rifle marks- manship, first aid, and combat principles as well as other military subjects. The goal of every R.O.T.C. unit in the city is to receive top honors at Federal Inspection. Annually the War Department sends an officer or group of officers to all parts of the country. In the last seven years, the Tilden Tech R.O.T.C. has taken first place six times and has des- ervedly become known as the "West Point of Chicago". This year because of the added impetus of the war, the race for first place will be tougher than ever, but with the old Tilden spirit to win, how can we lose. This scene of orderly activity is typical of the R O T C w -5 . ul ,ll is Mlfffffffgri The goal of every new recruit is to become a non-com and eventually a commissioned officer. Being a commissioned officer means added re- sponsibilities and more work, but very few cadet officers who receive their brevet commission at graduation feel that their time and energy was ill spent. To the officers fall the work of instruc- ting and drilling the largw units and holding responsibility for their adeptness at these subjects. This year, a new honor has been added to our long list: our commanding officer Cdt. Lieutenant Colonel Smith Funk, through a competitive exam- ination with the commanding officers of the other COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND NON -COMS First Row lVlc Dowell, Olson, Kuehne, Funk, Chile enskas, Frisk, R, Nlusolino. Horner. Second Row Sloan, Pelle- grini, Crushshon, Sattler, Heilmann, Frisk, C. Oksas, Vizza. Third How Luii, Brown, Wiere, King, Nagorski. Cavanaugh, Ioyce, O'Con- nell, Sunta, De-an. Fourth Row Iennings, Wickman, Clark, Dillion. King, Crist, La Mantia, Haase, Gamber, Di Ciro. schools, was selected to command the Chicago Brigade, with the increased rank of Cdt. Colonel. A non-com in our regiment gets his stripes by virtue of hard work at drill and theory. It is a gen- erally accepted fact here at Tilden that the non- coms are the back bone of the unit: therefore special care is taken in choosing these men. Al- though most non-coms aspire to become come missioned officers, many become sergeants or highly respected first sergeants in lieu of a com' mission. This year our non-coms, headed by Cdt. Master Sgt. Dave Huttner, are continuing to put forth their best as is usual with them. First How Burke, Marich, I-ide ,Funk, Sollis, Frisk, Chilenskas, Oksas, Pendrys, Deskis, Colbert. Second How Tyeptanar, Colich, Lee, Meier, Casson, Linkus, Damico, Delacy, Brown. Grganton, Petruck, Moy, Dunjill, Henry, Kappa, Levit, Doonan. Wiseman. Third How Hamilton, Willard, Corcoran, Maple-sden, Kaplan, Maxwell, Lewis, Smith. Bearden, Harris, Gabliel, Christopoulas, Knauff, Vari, Alton. - Fourth Row Mahl, Hesek, Marth, Iones, Smith, Barnett, Harrison, Leemaster, Caborn, Haney, Knudsen. Brodinski, Eier, Brittain, Filip, Catura, Wlazlo. Fifth R ow Sindewald. Mensone, Crean, Aulwurm, Bojarski, Curtin. Domaga- la, Kuzel, Strache, Heath, Hathaway, Sitzler, Hogan Coleman. Sholeen, Os- wald, Bruno. Huttner. Sixth Row Karas, Thom- as, Petterson, Bitel, Dimit. Casson, Wenel, Hoerer, Kozan, Clabby, Kerr, Cor- nelius, Steiner, Berg, Mar- tin. ir ik ir 'A' 'A' 'A' ir ir ir ir ir ir 'A' PICKED PLATOON First How Olson Cdt. Capt: McDowell, Cdt. Captg Funk, Cclt, Col.: Sgt. Moore, Sgt. Sollis, Ft,Fisk. Cdt. Major:C. Frisk. Cdt. lst Lt. Second Row O'Connell, Clabby, Iennings, Kuehne, Clark. Hogan, Iones, King, Garcia, Hamilton. Third Row Kozan. Cav- anaugh, Harris. K i n g, Coleman, Corcoran, Har- ris, Maxwell, Suntz, Eier. Fourth How Horner, We- del, Kerr, Ioyce, Haase, Maplesden, Bearden, Dil- lon, Crist. DiCiro. Next to the Federal Inspection, the Picked Pla- toon Competition is the most colorful event in the R. O. T. C. year. In the past seven years. our pla- toon has taken first place five times. Few people realize the time and effort that is put into the mak- ing of a championship platoon. At Tilden, our platoon is assembled near the end of May and continues drilling until competition which is in the following March. This year by order of R. O. T. C. Headquarters, commissioned officers were allowed to drill in ranks and many of them did. Although our cadets put in long hours and worked hard, they did not meet with their usual success. They placed seventh in twenty seven amid the cries of the astonished audience. To the people, it was apparent that the Tilden platoon was above its usual championship form, but the final results showed we had lost. The boys left the Armory determined to show that Tilden's R.O.T.C., like Tilden's other activities, could re- turn to the top after a hard knock. Tilden's Picked Platoon may be seen drilling in the lobby every day. 'A' uk if 'A' ir 'k ir ir ir ir 'Ir if 'A' Lfs.: At Federal inspection the main part of the load is carried by the rifle company, Co. A. This group is the picked company of the regiment. This year, the cadets under Cdt. Captain Laurence Mussolino have worked hard and at Federal revealed them- selves one of the finest drilled units in the city. First How Brown, Wenn- berg, Weire, Sgt. Sollis. Martin. Basset. Di Ciro. Second Row Leemaster. Cirllo, Harrison, Pendrys. Brodinski, Milton, Cooper, Gamber. Third How Gofrdon, Mc Cann, Daciolas, Kappa, Sharp, Trowbridge, Soko- lowjkiy Kusek. tri 1.L1.l. Lu.: xJxJA'.L1. LLL First Row LaMantia. Cdt: -Znd. Lt: Chilenskas, Cdt. Major: Musolino, Cdt. Capt. Dean. Cdt. 2nd Lt. Second Row Brittain, Cdt: Cpl: Larson, Rysek, Kar- dosh, Murphy. Schmidt, McGregor, Wormsbecher, Lewis, Cdt. Cpl. Eier, Cdt, Cpl. Third How Kaplan, Cdt, Cpl. Oswald. Cdt. Cpl. Dunbar, Gardner, Eckols, Knapp,Christiansen, Franz, Frankenback, Chenier. Fourth Row Lev.t, Cdt. Cpl. Stulga, Huestis, Auf rella, Tomlinson. Raymond, Crossley, Milton, Brown, Cdt. Cpl. Alton, Cdt, Cpl. First How Crushshon. 2nd L t . I Chilenskas, Major: Musolino, Cdt. Captp Bab- bitt, lst Lt. Second How Casson, Corp.: Walker, Collar, Ru- benstein. Klir, Grandi, Lyn- ski, Raymer, Nitz. Third Row Hoeper, Sgt.: Sholeen, Corp.: Wilkens. Williams, Korzeniowski, Twardosz, Lough, Damico. Fitak, Ponio. Fourth How Aulwurm, Corp.: Franklin, Crushshon. Bicek, Stephen, Galinski, Waechter. Korbai, Wise- man Plat, Sgt. Our rifle team has had a fairly successful year. Starting season against DuSab1e. the first team lost by a small margin. but in our match with Bowen, Won by about one hundred points, ln the city and Sixth Service Command matches our team placed third in the city and thirteenth in the Service Command contest. tittitttiittt GUIDES AND GUIDONS DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS Left to right in "V" Doma- gala, Strache, Crean, Bitel, Stiener, Dimit, Hathway, Heath. Christopoulos, Kuzel Inside V, left to right Rasch Sgt. Sollis, Wickman, Halusz- czak, Top Schleichert. First Row Luisi, lst Lt.: Vizza, lst Lt.: Mc Dowell, Capt: Moore lst Sgt.: Pinski, Capt.: Sollis, Sgt.: Sloan, lst Lt.: Pellegrini, lst Lt.: De-skis, Second Row Matthew, Nolan, Catuara, Sgt.: Knudsen, Sgt.: Petkov- ic, Sindewald, Gaines, Macklin, Caborn. Third Row Clancy, Zak, Reed, Petruck, Sgt.: Krue-Iger, Tighe, Tellerico, Hyland. Ell- iot, Nolan. Foui'ih Row Koehler, Lia, Paholke, Gabriel, Heim, Marth, Wosick, Hesek, Knauff, Mahl. Fifth How He-nry, Vari, Webber Io n e s, Bojarski, Cornelius, Moore, Fletcher, Tate. Doering, Simpson. Now swinging into view to the tune of "Black lack" or "Semper Fidelis" comes the Tilden Tech Drum and Bugle Corps. This year, under Mr. Stanly Pinski, the Corps' musical director, the D. and B. as it is known at Tilden, has taken part in many parades, dedications. and other events. Al- though the prime purpose of the D. and B. is to provide martial music for the regiment at its Fed- -. D.. ,f 1 .l s E' l A1 A Xf"5ms.t-xg! T eral Inspection and parades, the regular line com- panies may well take special note of the preci- sion, personal appearance, and wholly military air which distinguish the corps. Much credit for the corps' precision and appearance must go to the line officer who is the corps' supervisor, Cdt. Captain Don McDowell. We at Tilden think of the D. and B. as the finest music corps in the city of Chicago. :fr I .s T With a blare of trumpets and - ' ' and a rattle of drums the " ' "ij Drum and Bugle Corps strikes , a military beat. 1' tt 5.41 i'1tr'k'k'kirir'A"ki'1k'ki' MILITARY POLICE AND USHERS First Row Cbvanauqh, Nagorski, Clark, McDo- well, Funk, Sgt, Sollis, Olson, Frisk, lennings, Wickman, King. Sgt. Sollis. Second Row Bearden, D e l a c y, Christiansen, Doonan, Moy, Galinski, Brittain, I o y c e, Sunta, Christ, Dillon, Bablltt, DiCiro, Dean, Schmidt, Gillette, Chenier, Damico, Nitz, T h i r d Row Raymer, Hathaway, Kszyczkowski, Ianik. E.: Ianik, F.: Gard- ner, Filip, Cooper, Collar, Garrity, Smiley, Laska, Rasch, Maxwell. Maptes- den, Harrison, Ieones, Eck- ols, Knapp. Livit. Fourth Row Omer, Crossley, Sharp, Lewis, Rubenstein, Stephen, Pippenger, Millon, Kappa, Smith, Twardocz, Fe-ldhoff, Kirby, Hamilton, Bearden, Hogan, Stulga, Mojica. Fifth Row Smith, Peterson, Berg, Harris, -Steiner, Hoeper, Kozan, Dimit, Wedel, Bitel, Pescivento Casson, Klotnia, Griffin, Larson, Gordon, Strack, Thomas, Grandi, l Again, that hard working group of cadets, the ushers. under the command of Cdt. Capt. Charles Di Ciro has taken over the job of maintaining peace and quiet at our numerous assemblies and activities. As usher service is an extra curricular activity, those cadets who have given the longest and most faithful service in this capacity are re- warded with well deserved civic letters. Although we did not have a circus this year, the ushers participated at P. T. A. meetings and at the Thanksgiving Banquet. Another set of extra duties taken on by the R.O.T.C., are those of the M.P.'s, more formally called the Military Police. These young men a- long with the ushers are perhaps the best known of the R.O.T.C.'s extra service groups. Under the command of Cdt. Capt. Roy Olson, the M.P.'s have numerous other duties, such as acting as special guards and first aid men at Federal In- spection. As with the ushers,the M.P.'s who have been most efficient and regular in performance of their duties receive civic letters. Through their devotion to duty in rain or shine, many serious accidents at and around school have been prevented. First How Cavanaugh, Nagorski. Brown, Olson, Funk, Di Ciro. Frisk, Wickman, Iennings, Clark Pellegrini, Second Row Petruck, Sharp, Christiansen, Babbitt, Christ, King, Dillon, Crushshon, Sunta, Dean, Klir. Nitz. Third Row Alton, Kirby, Doonan, Maplesden, Haney, Lewis, Gifbut, Eier, Holgate, Iones. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Fourth Row Garcia, Colbert, Lucas, Barnett, Garrity, San- toro, Wiseman, Bearden, Brit- tain, Mraz, Tuttle, Smith. Fifth How -Catuara, Deskis, Pendrys, Wedel, Hosan, Kos didek, Mensone, Pipdinger. Maxwell, Marth. Sixth Row McCree, K e r r. Steiner, Crean, Berg, Clabby. Strack, Gordon, Casson, Hoer- er, Collar. l l t 4 4 4 ' K. l 1+ p . I l FIRE GUARDS Second Row Jennings. Kuehne, Wiclcman, Sloan, Cav- anaugh. Clark, Heilman, Brown, Pelledrni, Crushon, Lt.: Dillon, Lt.: Sunta, lst Lt.: Dean, 2nd Lt.: Third Row Huttner, Smith, Holgate, Kaplan, Alton. Cdt. Cpl.: Wiseman, Cdt. Sgt.: Christianson, Haney, Doonan, Roche, Petruck, Brown. Fourth Row Hogan, Collar, Christopoulas, Herr, Harrh, Clabby, Kerr, Bearden, Map- lesden, Wedel. Corcoran. Fifth Row Mensone, Heath, Crean, Sitzler, Pendry, Tuttle, Yankouski, Cirillo, Maxwell. Sharp. Sixth How Martin, Petterson, Berg, Steiner, Dimit, Casson, Gordon. Strack, McCree, Koz- an, Peglone. First How O'Connel, Olsen, Capt.: Frisk, Mai., Musolino, Chief Fire Guard Marshall: Sgt. Sol- lis, Chilenskas, Maj.: Di Ciro, Babbitt, lst Lt.: Crist, Znd Lt.y King, The fire guards are the group responsible for the conduct of fire drills. These boys are assigned to posts around the building and at the sound of the alarm bell report directly to their stations. Their duties are to see that the building is cleared of all persons, that the proper exits are open, and that order is maintained. Cdt. Captain Mussolino has assembled one of the finest executive groups at Tilden and the organization and attitude of cadets under his command speak well for his leadership. Again as a reward, civic letters are awarded to the most effective and responsible cadets. The R. O. T. C. and Tilden can well be proud of such an organization as the Fire Guards. In the few preceding pages we have tried to picture for you a few of the activities, duties, and procedures of the city's finest R. O. T. C. unit. The reason for its success lies in the fact that they do not merely do one thing well but all things are :tone quickly and efficiently. All the groups and units work hard butgmost importantethey work together. With our exceptional officers, efficient, non-commissioned officers, and alert privates doing their best, Tilden can look forward to many more leading platoons and champion regiments. A great deal of military theory is taught in the lecture room. J' 0 l 'A' ir uk ir ir 'Ir 'A' 'A' ik 'k 'A' ir wk f f fx me if i Anderson, Foster Baxtrom, Charles Blunk, George Boquist, Clifford Clausius, George Deksnis, Iohn Donovan, Ierome Finwall. Robert Graff, Richard Graham. Robert Hagen Herzog, Edward Holmes, Iames Iunkroski, Iohn Katauskas, Felix Learner, Robert Leszczynski, Anthony Maciejewski, Edward Mc Intyre, Patrick Pleyer, Michael Pierson, William Roche, Iames Sailors, Edward Salemi, Iohn Stageman, Richard Sykes, Edwin Topel, Robert Vallis, George Vukelich, Iohn VVhite, Thomas fffffffff' ffwfwffff' ffffwwffff fffwwfafff fffwffwff' fikfftttif ftwfwffwff ffffwffff' fffwfwfff' rffffffff' ffffffwfff ffffwfwfff fffffwffff fffwfrffff fgwfffffff i i if i t t i i i' i' i t t i ir t Q 'I ir W t 'k t i' 'k 'k i' i' i' i tiff fiat iiii tiff riff :wwf :www -kiwi fit: tit-A iii! tiff iiit tiki' 'kiii i i Q Q i i' t t i i i 'Q i' i' i fa ff if it if if it if it at 'ti it it tt it fYW w l 1 3 ,,. I t t t i' i' if ir LLB! W W W WSOTHISISTHEARMY W W W W In Fortresses over Hamburg, on warships patrolling the oceans, on the firing lines in the fields and jungles. Tilden alumni can be found fighting the oppressor nations, fighting freedom's fight, fight- ing for America. Our country demanded men who were physically fit and mentally disciplined to withstand the terrible strain of war. Tilden offered its athletes, its leaders, its Ioe Tildens. Today there are over 1585 of our former students, representative of every branch of the armed forces, serving the nation in all parts of the world. And we are justly proud of a service flag bearing 29- gold stars for those gallant Tilden boys who gave in the finest school tradition, a little more than was required of them. To these fighting Tildenites we owe an inestimable debt of gratitude for their magnificent sacrifices for the preservation of our nation. It is to these, Ti1den's sons, that we dedicate this section of the Craftsman. First Row---AAndrew I. Steinbeck, Ed, Lazo, Robert L. Moy, Iohn Nav- ratil. Second Row--Fredrick Atkins, Frank Iencius, Donald Gleeson, Fred Glas- sner. Third How-H. I. Stark. Frank Lip- kovitz, Victor Petchul, Herman Da- vis. 3 t firttitti 'Whs- "fs 5 f i I s . K 2 . h I I S QQ w I f, 'I' e I I O I ftilll' lx X .11 A AY' alll I I I I if I I i--. ,y'lQ High in the blue sky several black specks emerged from a cloud bank and announced their presence by a roar of many motors. They were bombers. Anti-aircraft guns answered the challenge and soon black bossoms ot smoke appeared and hid the craft momentarily from view. Unwaveringly the planes sped over their target and dis- gorged their missiles. Downward the sped and spent their energies in countless splashes of flame and clouds of smoke. And for many such raids as this against enemy bases, Lieutenant Iames Iarmon of the U. S. Air Corps. was awarded the D. F. C. and later was cited for his skill and courage by Admiral Nimitz in bombing missions a- gainst the enemy in the Pacific. ik 'lr uk 'lr ir 'lr ir AAA -Q 5 S ifxi si! 5 Q-5, 5' -Vi AE 4 , al tx x -iigtlllllllllllg ff MISS First Row Chester B rowicz, Paul Tangas, Cl les, Maciljewski, Edw Macieiewski. Second How 4 Theod Kulpa, Irwin Blum, He Nelson. Chester I. K.riw Third Row Joseph B uga, Wm. Mossm Chnistian Gunty, Har Heda. Fourth Row 5 Raymi Swartwout, Iames Earl 1 tus, Edward I. Loftus, H ry W. Koscielski. Fifth Rows- Ed. Birge Frank I. Ficek, Charles bas. Angelo Dellutri. -.HK 'A' if 'Ir ir ir if 41 f 4 , 144.3 First How Peter Goltredo. William Kunst, Sheldon. Brunner, Frank Radolak. Ioeseph G, Terry, Iean Barglik. Second Row Harold D. Terry, Robert T. Wade, Iohn M. Klaric, Richard Sahn, Leon E Reis, Edward Singer. Third Row Louis Campi- one, Ray T. Schroeder, Walter Wyderski, Fred Ru- thrauft, Louis Matuska. George Bergin. Fourth Row Ralph Sum- merhill, Robert G. Kehoe, Iames Iarman, Ioseph Mc- Cauley, C. I, Paulinski, Thomas E. Fagan. 1 Q It was the morning of August 17, 1942. Thru the early morning mists and gentle swelling seas, cargo vessels and transports escor- ted by vigilant warships sliced their way each on its predetermined course. Huddled together on the deck of one transport were many groups of Marine assualt troops tensely awaiting the coming battle. As their objective, Makin Island, was approached, the vessel stop- ped and in the gloom the troops disembarked into armored landing barges. The Navy's attack on the Solomon Islands had begun. The battle progressed and the strain of combat fluctuated intermittently throughout the day. The arrival of night signaled commanders to request reinforcements in men and supplies and to list their losses. And on that list of those killed in action was Marine Corporal Ed- ward Maciejewski-of Tilden. 41 if Z F sz g s Q I.. p if S 3 A ' 'K r ' - Z ,,...... L . F . Liovj .1 .. 9 Q x' " 1 X ' 'ffl A llll will s A 1790 . rm- in LN Q ff ' A Q P G., o mul C rf' All fam f Lf swf f , 4 Zi First Row 'f-- Harry Lemner, Iohn Mc- Govern, Sol Davis, R. W. Phelps. Second Row' Louis Babich, Sam Grich, Audie Calvert, Glen Lloyd Iones. Third Row- 'Allan Whiteford. Edwin Pigrisch, F. I. Zeplin, Charles Was. Fourth How Ioseph Simbal, Wally Cieslewicz, Carl Cotton, Ierome, Lat- tus. Fifth Row--f'Walter Norkus, Alvin Budash, Bronston Halsclaw. Many Tllden boys since their induction into the armed forces have traveled extensively in fulfilling their military obligations. But few if any can equal the curious intinerary of Seaman Victor Pet- chul. His colorful adventures resemible a page from Marco Polo's diary. Several months after enlisting in the navy he was assigned to active duty on a destroyer patrolling the North Atlantic, and thence to North Africa where his warship assisted in landing oper- ations during the invasion. Crossing the equator the second time his ship visited ports all over the Caribbean from Puerto Rico to Iamaica. He was last reported studying for his navy commission. 444 ,. U 114 . it 440 A? N-SX 4' DL. t Q' iii if X XIX I X 1, Ls 5 Xl f A5 ws I 'H ' I -. g-A I , l t -7 First Row- -Bernard Pusehctk, Wil- liam Gibson. Lawrence I. Cook. Al- ired Bindon. Second Row-R. Rctbinak, Edward Gronkowski. Bud McCarley, Iohn Grabenhofer. Third Row--floseph Nemec, Henry Fritz, Frank I. Slovich, Chester Wos. Fourth Row-Iumes Rockwell, Ches- ter Wociejewski, Joseph C. Murales, Henry Wiencek. Fifth RowiPeter Marra. Steve Can- non. Carl Hazelbauer. t . .,, -Q ' x dm'- 1 i 5 u if ."k ' r:5-.. 5 kiqq eerr 5 p Q . t , , , A I The French call it esprit de corps: the British, courage: we Ameri- cans, spirit. But whatever its various designations, it can best be defined as that quality which drives one forward beyond his physi- cal limitations. Robert Canavan was coxswain on a small vessel patrolling the Solomon Islands area when suddenly it was inter- cepted by a Japanese cruiser and shelled. Since resistance was futile, the entire crew abandoned ship except Coxswain Canavan who, remaining at his post, attempted to save his ship. A direct hit on the steering apparatus forced him into the water beside his comrades where they were mercilessly machine-gunned. The only survivor, after all this, he swam nineteen hours before reaching Tulagi, fifteen miles distant. 'k1tr'k'k'k it ujiyi' ' V -- t - f ' Q 'JZQ' I I f,ff 11f1,',l?' im - First RowvEd Keiner, Iohn Preusseer, Cla- rence Steves. Second Row-George H. Steves. Matthew R. Frey, Iames Parker Adams. Third Row-William Quigley. Thomas Fos- ter, Lawrence Sindelar. Fourth Row-Fred Hartman, Iohn Mali- chuk, Robert Piper. Top Row-Anthony F. Novello, Harold A- - brams. One of the outstanding air heroes of the war, a Tilden boy, was Captain Patrick McIntyre of the U. S. Army Air Corps. He participa ted in innumerable bombing operations against Iapanese shipping and naval installations in and around the Philippines. On one oc- casion his Fortress attacked an enemy cruiser, bombing it out of the I ' Ed f 1. water. For this and many other exploits equally hazardous and be- V1 yond the call of duty, he received the Distinguished Flying Cross. Captain McIntyre was killed in an aircraft accident at his lava air base. Tilden is particularly proud of that gold star representing Cap- tain Mclntrye. titktttui CJ 1 x .- 3.-Cf' ee. -Gb sigma? ...Q First Row Charles A. Iakubczak, L. H. Brockman, Herbert H. Wilke. Second Row Frank I. Messmer, August Naso, Iames Bell. Third Row'-"William Clir, Raymond Sloan. Sam Romano. Fourth Row Harold Gatter, Earl Kenneth, Geppinger, Walter M. Mason. Fifth Row Eugene Fritz, Raymond Fritz. Kenneth Law, Typical of the resourcefulness of our boys in the service is that revealed by Lieutenant lack Ryan of the Army Air Force, a pilot oi a Flying Fortress based in the Solomon Islands. Returning from a bombing mission, his aircraft was damaged and he was forced to land in the jungles on one of the islands. After temporary repairs had been made, Lieutenant Ryan recruited five hundred natives to construct an emergency runway for his plane. Although every lg J crude, it served its purpose and the Lieutenant returned to his base ' I after a seventeen day absence to report a mission successfully con- f cluded. "N gf ,ullfffffff 4 '-'72?'S " 'A"5'f"2f"i'5!5 K I .L ' fr - , .JC .fk ' '-"T" 4 ff ' '..' ' . -, . 'fl' - "C . A -I . I' I " I I , 'f L ,,ll' f F U f ,. , f, I , 1 s'o '.,'.' 44' . , . . .: :x',: I. v 1 an K 1 1. x, f 1'.r ' :. . . ' G 1 .' f' f . -' - ' .. . ' a"c , N .' 2, r ' ' 'I n ' - U 1 : ',. - .,.s,., .1- ' - '- ." "c ,. 4" ' '-' . 'wI. '. 1 , ' . .'n 1-f ,.,.', .. Iwi: 'U 1,4 -f'.. -- .'f - , , ' , " x "3 "" .1 -y'1"', ."5'.-'Q' . r '. ' " ' ' 'g -.,q I .fur -.L ', I' u ., I f '1., ' 5 Q X Y A . lf'-' C C J . I X N , - .. -A Q - xx.. I ' X 1 O ' , N ,-x 51- - fl S w 'X J Dlvsh' v l . "f,,,-,.. I ' I WE BELIEVE IN PHYSICAL FITNESS Ruggedness, endurance, and bodily coordination are the goals of physic- al education-education which prepares for war time or peace time. Physic- al fitness in a broad sense is health: it involves the prevention of disease, the correction of remediable defects, good nutrition, muscular strength, en- durance, basic motor skills, mental health, and morale. A person is said to be physically fit when he is free from handicapping defects and infection, pract- ices good mental hygiene, and has the knowledge, skill, strength, and en- durance to engage successfully in the activities which life demands of him. First Row Top to Bottom Eddie Uvodich easily eludes Gage Park tackler: it's Uvodich again with Don Schimmel running interference: Charvat grabs a long one in the end zone: Farragut offered no interference to ploughing Tilden backs Secnd Row An artist's conception of Lindblom's might: Maratea proved a little too much for these Farragut men: it's right through the middle: the band contrib- uted moral support. Third Row Englewood, too, fell victim: "Automatic" Frey making one of his in fallible kicks: Mayor Kelly presented the football that was used during the charity game: more- Techmen in action against Farragut. Fourth How Kickoff: Farragut was most ineffective that day: Sipich around end: one-two-three, Last Row Touchdown Tilden: Uvodich sheds tacklers like a duck sheds water:It's Uvodich again and that's Schumacher smearing tacklers: Eddie's in the clear again. Too bad, Lindblom, t WRESTLING Plaza. VanNamen, Kralj. Martiniak, Eller. zer. Stemporce, Levin, Plestirxa, Golden. Ketrosius. Ciesielski. McArdle, Peacock. Wiencek, Martin, Slaney, Wray, Dwyer, .5 O J MQ gba 0 ,gy 0 gpg 5 46? Q 'JU TO ,190 ,tl MJ!! dll JU 0a A ff - X 1 Q S J s 42 in is Al ll Tx All right, Boy Scout, untie it. First Row Stasiewicz. Miesz- kowski, Coach Hicks, Wien- cek, Mchrdle. Second Row Plaza, Martin Kralj. Ciesielski. Levin, Zin- tak, Berndt. Under the very capable direction of Bob Hicks, the Tilden wrest- ling team has annexed another city championship. During the sev- enteen years which the Chicago Public High Schools have had wrestling as one of its competitive sports, the Tilden grapplers have taken the city championship fifteen times. Four of our mat men took individual championships in the city competitions. These four outstanding techmen are Art Berndt, 95 lbs: Bob Martin, 105 lbs: Arnold Plaza, 115 lbs: and Ed Mieszkowski, heavyweight. Mieszkowski will be the only individual champ who will not return in September, insuring an excellent team for next season. The grapplers won every league meet, compiling 232lfQ First Row Berndt, Kyros, Martin, Dellutri, Mieszkowski, Coach Hicks, Iaso, Albores, Second Row Yeadon, Patacsil. Aguilar. Stasiewicz, Gabel, Gabel, Ganzales, Wini- arski, Schillaci, Weincek, Allison, Plesina. Third Row--Vaccarello, Horvath, Larson. Filipiak. Seguich, Piechalak, Schmitlinger, Fourth Row Zintak, Schillaci, Podlasinski, Louich, Carey, Stasiewicz, Nigohosian, Spit- Fiith Row- Dinier. Dubravic, Maratea, points to their opponent's total of 741,45 The result of the league meets Tilden 35 - Tilden 40 - Tilden 34lfQ - Tilden 32 - Tilden 23 - Tilden 38 - Tilden 30 - are as follows: Roosevelt 15 Lindbloom 8 Lane 7LQ Kelly 0 Crane 17 Amundsen 20 Calumet 6 l 21 ri 0 SWIMMING Seated- Streich-Mgr, Warga. First Row-Fleck, Dorsz. Pease, Kachin- skas. Cade, Widmont. Arnold, Eckardt, Smith. Stygar, Chapas. Reece, Weiss, Wickers. Second Rowe- Allison, Kurzawski, Dove. Rudzinski, Iakubiak. Bihlmayer. Morrison. Hutter, Gasiorowski, I. Skelly, F. Skelly, Brown, Widmont, Hartl, Pajor. Karr. Masla. O Q OO O 0 W Q 0 ff: Q0 Q 41 a The '42-'43 swim season ended wih our tech senior seals finishing near the top, as usual. In fact they finished second losing only 'to Lane, who in turn won the city championship. Our juniors, having a bit of trouble, dropped three matches. ln the City meet, held in May. our seniors again took second place, topped by whom-that's right, Lane again. Amongst the sen- iors, Tilden placed five men, namely, Widmont, Mowen, Arnold, Hutter, and Karr. The juniors placed only one, Chapas. In dual competition we find four of the tech senior splashers had individually earned one hundred points. They are Arnold, Hutter, Mowen, and Widmont. Amongst the juniors, with seventy-five points, we find Heidenreich the leading point earner. Nothing is as graceful as a perfectly executed one and Va halt front somersault. J' offfg pl lb all Get on your mark! Get set - - - TTHS Seniors Other Schools Iuniors TTHS ' 37 20 18 39 Crane 46 17 Calumet 23 40 42 27 Taft 16 32 54 16 Kelly 15 42 59 23 Englewood 24 40 28 20 Roosevelt 28 20 59 16 Calumet 27 30 46 26 Fenger tri-meet 1616 28 46 8 Harrison tri-meet 24 28 4 B 18 Kelly 24 33 22 53 Lane 47 19 47 19 Harrison 29 28 56 19 Englewood 29 37 62 13 Morgan Park 31 35 57 18 Morgan Park 18 57 60 15 Calumet 27 38 Nxsx A Ted Hubler. Bob Charvat, Don Schimmel Frank Lemke, Eddie Uvodich, Mike Sipich Eddie Mieszkowski, Al Frey, "Scotty W Three cheers for Coach Harvey. fl ' -Mig, MEET THE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL Tilden does it again! For the second consecutive year Tilden won the City Public High School League Championship. By a three way attack-running, plunging, and passing-the mighty Blue Devils proved more than once they were Champs. From this team, five men were picked for the mythical All City team. Ray Schumacker plung- ed his way into fame by picking up that extra yardage that counted. Ed Uvodich proved that he was All City calibre with his superb speed and passing ability. Catching those passes which Uvodich threw, Charvat, right end, invariably outsmarted his opponents. No pass was too high or too low for this mighty Blue Devil. Mosko- witz and Mieszkowski, guard and tackle, respectively let no grass grow under their feet as they opened up holes for "Shoes" and Uvo- dich These were the five warriors picked for the All City team. The first game of the season resulted in a 21 to 0 victory against Kelly. The flashy Philips team was next to go down under the Blue Devils' ,nd X . XXX mt 1 - x , . I First Line Charvat, Miesz- kowski, Lemke, Krueger, Har- Hubler, Peterson. ' Second Line Maratea, Sip- l ich, Schumacher, Uvodich. l O Q ijbzav Q30 'V 9. 'Q 0 ff 0 1 O O -Cf 14620 - 8 1' " ft? , U Q72 9 f ll of S. Q! C OD dl ll Zak Bob Charvat, Tom Wrigglesworth Herb Moskovitz, Norm Krueger, Iim Harmon 'Babe" Iviaratea, Mike Bracken, "Bogo Bogosiar haw FOOTBALL CHAMPS OF 1943 wrath. After Tilden had run through Englewood, Gage Park, and Farragut in short order, Lindbloom loomed up again as competitor for the Central Section title. We trimmed Lindbloom 21 to 6 and Fenger, powerful meteor of the South Section, was unable to score against our team which gallantly carried the ball over their goal line twice. The following week at Soldiers' Field saw Tilden conquer Taft, the victor in the North and West Sectional contest, to win for the second year the City Publlc High School League Championship by a score 20-0, Tilden again had the honor of playing St. Leo's team, the Catholic Champs, in the U.S.O. benefit game for the City High School Championship at Soldiers' Field. The St. Leo warriors proved too powerful for the Tilden gridders and won the coveted championship by a score of 21-14, but not without a struggle as the score shows. Despite our disappointment in losing the very top honors, we'll never forget that 1942 team. O Q O O my of ,J :DO N ' 0 Qi Q mi K3 .cf 7 Al Coach Bob Hicks -one ol the finest. Coaches Hicks and Harvey talk it over with the boys, tif' ,J f Gr J X K -N 21 M if Ji ff E ill JN oil t it ME.- s ,. Miva. . is ' F 'sl-Qxzks s .. Q-: ,tl-X-is ,ss sf ,Aki x-,, sslgxg. ...sei f S, Rgkiigsgqsgijirsw gig XLS- -K N sfrsfgirikss . R t . . 4 if rift ,wc-1 sf I age 2 ,iw as-1. - P: I Q Q RSX X- ss -. esp we X gs Fee. W , W P .Q I " Q , Eirst Row---Kazuk, Bogosiun, Bracken. Uvodich. Lemke. Icxderholm. R: Sipich, Charvat. Pietkiewicz. X Second Row-De Lu Paz, Proskey, Marcrtecx, Harmon. Mcrtiniak, Krueger. Bcmkiewicz, Wray, Shizas, Wiencek. Eller. -I Third Row---Moskovitz, Frey, Schillaci, Mcrciuszek. Stachnik, Mieskowski, Rizzo, Icxderholm, B: Adams. Petro P 3' F th Row--Korzin, Schimmel, Wolter, Weiss. H bler. Peterson, Hilton. Blovcs. . Af-ff TILDEN SCOREBOARD FOR 1943 ff ff ' , TILDEN 21 KELLY - O X K TILDEN 23 PHILLIPS - 12 N ' ff P' TILDEN 39 ENGLEWOOD 0 M, TILDEN as GAGE PARK o XA TILDEN 48 FARRAGUT 0 j " Y X1 QX TILDEN 21 LINDBLOM 6 A' . XX! S X TILDEN 14 FENGER 0 ,S - 3' TILDEN zo TAFT 0 TILDEN 14 LEO - 27 X L L W ' X X W Q 0, O 42, 0 -G5 633 Q Cf' 0 Af f' ft ' U1 Q97 ,012 ,ffl WJ? bil fr Q of Q J a me 44 Jr rf OV Q X C4 tg is NSF ward V a wwiimisiw MM - vwmmmq, 4. wax lk A1-x M, V ,W T 4:--. 11 is F? S? x 3 fi'-Q' 'Qgm'5:f 'I 5 ,gf E ,fl x A. at as Nu, .gy J X M., k". Xaf ?.g EXQS -ff 3 'll' X mix 'B F94 38 Cheerleader Garcia poses with the Leo Lion Top Row-Mehring, Cuvala, Kozlauskas, Carrol, Sims Bottom Rowfhey, Sockrider. Garcia. OUR ILLUSTRIOUS CI-IEER SQUAD Rah! Rah! Tilden Tech! gut: We Os JKT: J s 0 .c du 0563 A team that does not get enough credit is our cheer squad. Leading and training our student body to cheer effectively and encourage our fight- ing team requires skill, perfect coorclination, and much after school practice which our cheer lead- ers have given gladly. Captain Sockrider deserves a lot of praise for developing the cooperative and active squad that we have had this year, com- posed of Rey, Crivala, Garcia, Mehring, Kaz- lauskas, and Simms. At every game, rain or shine, these boys have been on hand to do their best. Most of the members of this group will be leaving Tilden this year and new fellows will be needed to give services in their places. Maybe there's a chance for you, here in this useful field. 0 0 ef' J' CLF 418 Uvodich and Sipich demonstrate for the Sophs. Following a tough, two week conditioning period in which they were required to go through exacting body-building exercises, this year's soph football team stepped onto the gridiron in early September. The first three weeks on the field were taken up b yblocking, tackling. scrimmage, and all of the many different things a student must practice before becoming a football player. Training under the watchful eye of Coach Warga, this motley assortment of lads was soon firmly molded into a close knit. competent squad. The first game of the season was a big dis- appointment, the score being 18 to 6 in favor First How - Roseland. Dem- bek, Goggin, Kurgawski, O Mally, Blazina, Merz. Second Rowff-Sexton, Strauch. Super, Iohnson, Knies, Flip- iak, Kriewiel, Third Row---Magdies, Anleit- ner, Kruchell, Arnold. lan- kauskas. Goetz. Fourth Row ---Coach Warga. Nighosian, McMahon, Beran- skit Limk, Gusich, Dunlap. Mac Bride, Reilly, Lessman, Houlihan, Tiberi, Randls. Brown. Fifth Row f--Gay, Gillies. Bob- rowiez, Hill, Morris, Pancotto Costello, Hornish, Lovergine. Gurqone, Lakata, Remkus. Dromsuth, Bickel, Kepuraitis. McGahee. Slaney, Marzec. SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL of Crane. The team vowed to make amends, and soon did, crushing Parker 45 to 6, Farragut 25 to 0, Morgan Park 33 to 0. They tied Kelley 6 to 6, and Austin 0 to O. In a return game with Crane we were again defeated 18 to 6 and our last opponent. Lindbloom, beat us 20 to 6. The first string line up was as follows: Gillies. left end: Lessman, left tackle: Nogosian, left guard: Tiberi, center: Hill, right guard: Morris, right tackle: and Lovengene, right end. In the backfield were Kriwiel, left half: Baranski, full back: Srack, right half: and Kiley, quarter back. ' v o K-,Q ob, o Y 0 QF if Q ,Q of Q23 wa if ft? W is J S J a Q3 C01 Uyvx s"!f'j BASKETBALL SENIOBS First Row Hughes, Salvage, Markus, Schloffer Sajdak Second Row- f Coach Postl. Reed, Fuhry, Sellers, Latji Kclris Third Row -7- Fleck, Ercas, DePeder, Smith, Marositsi, Gabriel Winning three of eight league basketball games tells the story of our senior team. Although not winning all the games, we had Bill Markus, co- captain, and Frank Schlaifer, center, who made the All Section team with their superb playing. The seniors had a tought fight with seesaw battles, first winning then losing. Coach Postl tried hard to get this new team together, and the loss oi Bill Manno, who was a veteren player, made it Manley came out on top in this one lil MW vu,- .I . :till harder. Postl took over the team last year from Coach Apking. Beating Harrison in the first game of the season by a score of 45 to 29, Tilden then lost their second game to Gage Park. The Blue and Gold went on to down Kelly by twelve bas- kets. With a continuous losing streak through Far- ragut, Manly, and DuSable, Tilden got up again to defeat Phillips 60 to 31 only to lose their last game to Lindbloom. O ,MQ Oth O 0 -9,5 EPD? Q fu 'O f' lx F!! K wp A, ts fa ff N fmt J te Xe ,sill BASKETBALL IUNIORS Getting off to a bad start by losing their first game to Harrison, the Iunior Tech cagers were unable to pull together sufficiently to defeat their next three opponents, the scores for these games being as follows: Kelly 3l, Tilden 27: Farragut 42, Tilden 35: and Manley 38, Tilden 30. Tilden finally managed to eke out two victories-one against Gage Park, 27 to 23, and one against DuSable, 4l to 22. This finished the schedule for the Iunior section, and although their record was not an en- viable one, the boys are already looking forward to improving it next year. Although the Senior Play is hot and heavy in the most strenuous of games. team started off with a 45 to 29 win over Harrison, they had a mediocre season also ,as they suffered five defeats, the scores being, 31 to 33 against Gage Park, 40 to 43 against Farragut, 28 to 38 against Manley, 40 to 47 against DuSable, and 24 to 39 against Lindbloom. The team's three victories were as follows: Tilden 60, Phillips 315 Tilden 34, Kelly 225 and the Harrison game. With this year's practice and experience behind them, the Senior team, like the Iuniors, anticipates a far better season in 1944. First Row - Dombrowski, Antosfak, Capt. Krziminski, Brown Second Row Coach Postl, Raspante, Caruso, Grace, Third How Gabriel, Zegart DePeder, Kiebles, Karis O Q O O - 0 Q F 5 by 05' .-!Kf:O xx X j-' iz, QMQVT au C30 098 Q1 F ,X 'IV f l lr .X The last days of March saw the Tilden Bowlers Leagues conclude their intra-mural bowling con- test. The winners of the three respective leagues were as follows: at Stevensen's alleys, the Lead- ers: at Brucks, the Vxlonders: at Milo Weisners A league, the Old Timers: and in the B league the Setter Uppers. The Leaders bowled high series for Tilden, getting 2876. and the Ieeps rolled high team game, their score being 1071. The team that represented Tilden in the annual city-Wide meet in which they placed fifth, was Bukanski, Ringa. Bohan, Krahn, and Novak. Iohn Roman was high .N BOWLING First Row - Pecora, Kallick, Schmit, Mr. Mohler, Winkler, Roman, Secy: Mr. Walters, Raymer, Bowen, Yeadon. Second Row Kunz, DeWitt, Bartiromo. Farella. Wage, Fishbach, Dudek, Kordas, All- ison, Clemens, Noble, Szabla, Guentner, Purtle. Third Row Schultz, Venezia. Roubik. Richards, Bohan, Sol- ava, Wibbelsman, Nagorski. Tadin, Gapsevic, Gedke, Link. Link, Widmont, Novak, Strack, Stark, Kirby, Ksiazek. Fourth How Hoger, Zutowt. Yurevich, Filson, King, Kuk- anza, Carey, Peterson, Buk- auski, Zickus, A. Widmont, De Peder, Donovan, Leiser.C man with a 531 series, and was the second high- est average bowler in the Chicago High Schools Bowling Club. and shot the third highest series of any high school boy in the country when on Feb- ruary ll, he hit 655. Mr. Milton Haymer, a drawing and aeronautics teacher at Tilden. is the founder of the Chicago High Schools Bowling Club, and the American High Schools Bowling Congress. This is organ- ization of over 10,000 members and encompasses 19 or more states. lust think of having an organ- izer like that on our faculty! Milo Weisner's is one of the spots where Tech bowlers meet and roll up high scores. Qjbsv Q C' 0 J Q9 O Q O Oni J f JI! .c f' l ofa 0- X ., in is ii N1 0 if TEAM Mr. Raymer explaining for the benefit ot anyone who doesn't ' know where the pocket is. Saturday evening, May l, saw the first city high school bowlers' "Victory Show" ever to be held in Chicago. Special arrangements were made with Mayor and Mrs. Edward I. Kelly for the use of Chicago's Auditorium Theater, now a part of Chi- cago's Service Men's Center. Instead of the usual banquet which was not held this year because of rationing difficulties, the members oi this year's banquet committee planned the above Victory Show as a substitute. Entertainment was provid- ed from various Chicago high schools and the acts were many and varied, including baton twir- lers, singers, tap and acrobatic dancers, and other specialities. Among the many celebrities who attended was Bill Anson, popular radio en- tertainer: Sam Weinstein, "Ten Pin Tattler", and Hal Totten, prominent sports commentator. In the course of the evening national, city, and sectional trophies were presented to the various winning teams. Our Mr. Raymer, as master of ceremonies, was pleased to present Tilden Tech's Iohn Roman with a medal for the national second. An overflow house of 4,500 high school bowlers witnessed this show with immense enthusiasm. So the moral of this story, boys, is join the bowling leagues next year and take part in these activ- ities. Tilden bowlers really get in the groove as is evinced by their excellent scores. o Q oe o 0 ef Qing: Q of 0 1,40-:O Af !-' ,-1 Os -J X fmt, M S fill 4145 Qt, 5 W1 Seated- Gottlof, Sahagun, Coach Hartman, Emerson, Wichers. SKATIN G Standing--Millsg Mgr.: Cosme, Gasiorowski, Iaderholm, Richards, Valancius, Wattles, The crowd is filled with excitment. The skaters are tense as they crouch in their skating positions. Bang! They're off! The silver blades dig into the ice as the spectators stand agape as a blur of colors whizzes by. Yes, it is probably a familiar scene to you now: if not, it's the skarting of the 21st Annual Ice Skating Meet held at Waveland Park. This year the skating team with Captains Brack- en and Emerson at the helm led the boys into second place, missing first by one point. fe-Y.: . .if7AL 5"" -, I X' , 'I W 'Hn' V l 9 4218, " ' 90 u.r. 0 X? '- W Q 1- f X -fl I El W I J' Y 4.. :fl X QA-we , 4 -' ...sas-I EB . W ,Q ls 1 "' . I 5.'.- 1. 0 . 'f , ' 1-il ' I . L4 ll l if nr ' .5 ANOW WATCH T1-11s'1" ,wa O Q , QF? Q er o 'J -'CO U Q44 QD L S C10 S Both our captains placed in the meet. Bracken, who has placed in every meet Tilden has parti- cipated in did it again and came in second in the half-mile, while Emerson took second in the mile. The relay team, composed of Swistowicz Gaberowski, Emerson, and Bracken, took second also, even tho Swistowicz had a bit of bad luck and fell. All the fellows believe that the skating team is tops, and that next year the boys will skate hard- er and bring back the first place honors. 0 O .., 0 -CW U A, J CUE' f X JU JN Q3 gm Ja f , SOCCER lv fi? i iiin T - . fs' O .1 f lip? 451 fOQl O X , OTQ r xy 5 j Q Mxjrfgfg N , Q tJ, ff., if TQ- 'ff Q Lx N I I, ' A T Cz: :-V. ,, 4 Q' A In 5 'Qi f if I K M ' A fwllid my U1 g, 'QOOPSI A T X Skill, courage, and untiring energy made Til- en's soccer team one of the city's finest, carry- ing them into third place in the annual city meet. The long hours of practice accounts for the smooth team work they displayed at all of their games. During this past season, while Mr. Blackshaw was absent, Mr. A. Steven sponsored the boys. This spring's unseasonable weather held up prac- tice but next season we will have the help of new boys and those who have played before, and then Mr. Blackshaw hopes to have three teams fight- ing for the Blue and Gold. It is interesting and encouraging to note that freshman are becoming increasingly interested in this worth-while sport. Participation would cer- tainly be of value to Tildenites of all years, since soccer certainly develops mental and physical skill, and good sportsmanship no less than any other sport. First Row N Munro, Trush, Iesionowski, Mr. Steven. Mills. Paull, Goldman, Stark, Yelen. Second Row-Murphy, Past- emak, Ukinski, Lundquist, Cohn, Kelso, Gage. Sage. Third Row- Wibhlesman. Backouski, Donaldson, Emer son, Gedke, Thompson, Pierzgac. O ,Q 0,1 O , 0 +93 'sa wa if sql: M es .fi 41 a is .sill eflw. 'N N Row One Yelen. Markus, Schillaci, Caruso, Coach Hart- man, Hutter, Lundquist, Cohn Dorsz. Row Two Mills, Stygar, Nel son, Gasiorowski, Cade, Ged ke, Winkler, Arnold, Wid- mont, Iaderholm, Widmont Richards, Leitzen, Goldman. Row Three Kocinski, Smith. Gabriel, Pastiak, Paull, Don- aldson, Emerson. Miklos, Mo- wen, Schlaffer, Marosits, Sal vage, Flecic, Bukauski, Skel ly, Stark. Row One Wiencek, Miesz- kowski. Weiss, Krueger. Row Two Martin, Stachnik De Lapaz, Wray, Peterson, Eller. Harmon, Plaza. Row Three Zintak, Stasie- wicz, Petrosius, Pietkiewicz, Bartkiewicz, Ciesielski, Mara- tea. LETTEBMAN'S CLUB If you happen to be walking down the halls of Tilden and ask some of the fellows what they would most like to achieve, the majority of them will say, "Make the team, win my letter, and join the Letterman's Club." Yes, that's the ambition of every average Techman, but only a few succeed and those who do, stand out as very prominent students. Some ot these Lettermen have stars on their letters designating them as team captains: others have gold letters signifying membership on cham- pionship teams: the majority of course, wear the unadorned blue letters awarded to the aver- age team members, but widely envied neverthe- less. Q ow C, 140,20 it QW Q? Q91 we ef s The Letterman's Club has its own duties to per- form just as well as other clubs, and even more of them. Take the lunchroom for instance, which requires guards who have enough leadership to control the boys. It was not hard to decide who should take the responsibility of this job, for the reputation of the Letterman's Club was already highly commendable. The members have also taken over supervision of socials and have done a fine job here as well. Every semester new of- ficers are elected, those of the past semester hav- ing been Meizkowski, president: Maratea, vice- president: Zintak, secretary: Markus, treasurer: and Martin, sergeant-at-arms. O 1' 0 N 055 0-X Q, an is Al N1 TRACK TEAM Bringing to a close the 1943 indoor track season, Tilden's junior track team came home with sec- ond honors. The senior relay team won the cen- tral AJ-LU. championship and gleaned a fine trophy which will be placed in one of our already bursting cabinets in the office. Not to be outdone, the junior team broke the city record by .2 sec- onds, their time being l39.7. Much of the credit for these enviable achievements goes to Coach Harvey, who spent many tedious hours giving these boys valuable pointers, without which they would have been greatly hampered in their efforts to place in these meets. Our senior cinderburners were sorely retarded because of the fact that the Iune and February graduations took away many of their prominent First Row-eSchindel, Suster, Gay. Kwirant, Coach Harvey Kocinski, Frejlich, Smookes, Kruviel. Second Row-f.Baskucz, Ul- reich. Hynes, Kammholz, Deutsch. Smith, Newton, Reitz, Nelson, Natale. Third Row Richards, Zalac, Swistowicz, Lovergine, Mar- z e c, Gusich, Birmingham, Grafman, Fourth How -Leitzen, Bartkie- uvicz, 'Eme-rson, Donaldson. Kozlowski, W e i s s, Miklos, Peterson, Krutis. Gillies. Sol- acich. 0, ,3 Os- QP Q, ' ., ftvo Emerson takes the hurdles in line style, stars. Laboring under this handicap with a small group of green runners, and a sparse scattering of old heads, Captain Sanley Bartkewicz managed to uphold Tech's position as a threat to the title, himself copping third place in the half mile. Coach Harvey maintains that we shall have a strong senior outdoor team this year, his reasons being based on the fact that many of our star junior runners will move up to senior rank, there- by increasing and strengthening the ranks of that group. Some of his hopes for next season are Iohn Gillies and Ed. Kriwiel, a promising pair of milers: Gay, Solacich, and Snooks in the half mile: Swistowicz, Kocinski, Upton in the 60 yard dash: and Lietzen, Smith and Lovergene in the high rump- is n- , 'li I l' x !,l."!J' H. J Ox 1' 0 U -1 f Og? 06 N t 51 Q9 S fu Ji Cb OC gm MW!! sb' INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL An activity that attracts all the boys is the intra- mural sports program. Many boys in this way are thus given a chance to compete in their favorite sports. These sports are organized for the benefit of the boys who were not fortunate enough to make the junior and senior school teams. The purpose is to promote better feeling among the boys and give them a Keener sense of fair play. The sports develop the boys both physically and mentally, help them to work as a unit, and call for teamwork on the part of all concerned. Mr. Hartman says there has been a better turnout for the intramurals than ever before. On the whole they have been very successful. Seniors: Seated Ioseph Gur- rister, Mrs, Marston, Daniel Devitt, lohn Stygar, Edwin Walczak. Seated Edward Kubajak, Peter DePeder, Miss Litvin, Standlnq - William Iones, Louis Morande, Iames Dow! dalls. lunior Wmners: Standing - Tom Iablonsky, Richard Krze eminski. Chester Kasprzyk, O ,Q Oxy O Czgsw 'O few Q 'QVC Qgjl J0 CUB its it t 1 to L 1 0 fm ffl t f J K t vt i is J Q J Q tw tl INTBAMURAL BASKETBALL The first sport on the program was basketball. There were many thrilling battles cmd in the end four great champions emerged victorious. Many freshmen came out for this event and played very well. After many interesting games, Mrs. Cardi- nal's boys came home the winners. Among the sophomores Miss Sincox's division won the cham- pionship easily. ln the junior division Miss Litvin's room took the honors, while in the battle for the senior crown two classes stood after the others fell by the wayside. Then Mrs. Marston's room emer- ged triumphant by upsetting the favored team by a close margin. The winners received beautiful sterling silver medals for their efforts in these games. Sophomore Winners Robert Sucholoskig IAngelo Caruso. Iohn McCarthy, George Halm. Miss Simcox, Freshmen f-Mrs. Cardinal, Iames Alexakes, Ralph Au- gle. Wm. Bills Robert Balcu- las. Seated Kriwel, Baranski. Standing Coach Hartman, Leiser, Kruti , Wliidmont. Skumak, Mills, mgr. First How W- Natale, Snooks. Second Row Mills. Mgr.. Leitzen. Solacich. Zeisdl, Swistowicz, Coach Hart- man. INTRAMURAL TRACK CHAMPIONS When the junior event took place M. Swisto- wicz from Mr. Blackshaw's room took first place and outpointed all other athletes with 26 points. He had two first places and in the broad jump which he won he outiumped even the senior champion. Mr. Hartman, who has charge of all the intramural sports, predicts that Swistowicz will be one of our most outstanding athletes. He is now taking part on the junior track team. Sec- ond place went to F. Snooks who kept behind Swistowicz thru all the events. Third place winner was R.Leitzen and the rest of the field followed far behind the three leading pace-setters. Then came the track tournament. First in the O MQ OD: Q37 Q - 0 0 f cj S get KU senior division for boys 16 years of age and over the high point man was E. Krutis from Miss Fran- cis' division with 20 points. He gathered these points with two first places. Second place went to L. Baranski of Miss Woessner's room. Baranski had one first place and one second place for a total of 18 points. He also showed up very well in other events but failed to place. Third place winner was E. Kriwiel of Miss Kiser's class with 17 points. He had one first place for 10 points and a third place for 7 points for his total of 17 The competition among the seniors was very keen and was a close battle for the lead all the wav 1- 0 +5 ., 3 JJ' " ft? 0-fx f x if is .lfxll First Row-- Seclich, Ir: Dorsz, Sr: Hutter. Chapas, Ir: Bihlmayer. Ir. Second Row- Mills, mgr.. I. Skelly: Ir. F. Skelly. Mowen. Widmont, Hartl: Sr., Coach Hartman. WINNERS IN SWIMMING 6: WRESTLING INTRAMURALS Swimming came next with a turnout of over 100 boys. Almost all of the members of the swim- ming team won the beautiful medals and arm- bands that were awarded. In the senior division Andy Widmont took the first place with 20 points: I. Mowen second with 16 points, E. Hutter third with 13, and F. Skelly fourth with ll points. Hartle and Dorz were tied for fifth place with 4 points each. Chapas from Mr. Campbe1l's room took the jun- ior crown with 24, while I. Skelly had 18 points for second place, and Gerace 14 for third. The masterful art of wrestling came last on the program. Many more boys than were expected turned out for this event. There were four differ- ent weight classes. First in the A division was that for boys weighing from 95 to 115 pounds. Iaso, from Mrs. Pearce's room, won this championship after a thrilling duel. Then Kyros from Mr. Pfister's room took honors in the B class for boys weigh- ing from 115 to 135. "Babe" Maratea from the football team Won the crown in the C group, de- feating his opponent by a close margin. Next came theheavyweight tussle which McArdle from Miss Francis' riom won easily. The winners were awarded medales fortheir sccessful efforts. its Q fp. fire First Row-- Iaso, Maratea, Mc Ardle, Kyros. Second Howe- Coach Hartman, Mills, mgr. -O8 r,f"' I5 N U J f Q31 efx f x emits M S JU ft IQ, C01 7 sl sl' . . is .. Mr. Fewkes and Mr. Brinkman, gym instructors, ,, Ready for the iump-off. X X I if This is good for your back if you can take it. This is gm fa O 51255 JI t7 good for your muscles, if you have any GYMNASTIC TRAINING Today, as never before, physical education and exercise play a major part in the carrying out of the war effort. If you are waiting to be called into the Army, Navy, or Marines you will, of course, want to be in the prime of condition for even then you have a chance being rejected, as nearly four out of every ten men examined for our armed forces are turned back. In planning a program to correct this manpower shortage, army and civilian experts have studied how other nations have met this problem and solved it. Americans and the world are facing a Nazi Germany that has built up its physical standards to the highest possible point. Physical education in the Reich continues from kindergarten up to professional school. This idea has been established by Hitler himself who has said "The German boy must xl I Qf-'41 O J Cr JS Atl ,QQ ODI 0 f-23 ., Q AN fftVO Qgjl aff U fl! S J Q ff be Al ll cal And for leg muscles we have - AT TILDEN TECH. be swift as a greyhound, tough as a piece of leather, and as hard as steel" .Regimented like soldiers, girls and boys are taught to harden their bodies. The American youth is not soft, but his physical condition is not built up by this means. The average American boy receives his exercies by playing such American games as baseball, basketball, or football out in the sand lots while his education in the school gym covers such things as push ups, wrestling, boxing, and many other forms of calisthenics. All this is clone according to the American youth's desires, for exercise is designed to free the body to enable him to move with quickness and ease as well as give his muscles tone and firmness. So remem- ber this the next time you start grouching about the strenuous exercise that you are being put through and be intelligently grateful instead. Coach Warga teaches the "crawl There's the pitch O 31 f-.GQ O31 O Q AQ i QP Q, 'lil To -- l J0- tl , -'ffl O Os Mg 5 mo W S Q0 I if Nil UCQE WE PRACTICE DEMOCRACY BY SERVICE We believe in the dignity of man and the Worth and value of every living soul, no matter in what body housed, no matter Whether born in comfort or born in poverty, no :matter to what stock he belongs, what creed he professes, what job he holds. We believe that every man should have a free and equal chance to develop his own best abilities under a free system of government, Where the people themselves choose those who are to rule them and Where no man can set himself up as a tyrant or oppress the many for the benefit of the few. Most of all, we believe in democracy itself-in its past, its present, and its future-in democracy as a political system to live by- in de- mocracy as the great hope in the minds of the free. We believe that its future shall and must be even greater than its past. And to the future -as to the past our forebears and the present of our hard won freedom -we pledge all we have. -Stephen Vincent Benet A Creed for Americans t o t ll each at once boys: it must be interesting: "Stas", "Beanie", and "Chuck": hands off. Second Ro the stretch: trim, isn't she? V for victory through airpow er: the little guard who wasn't there: the long and short of 1t Noon hour p omenade th pa t ke of the food they serve: take them away: take yourchoice, fellows. STUDENT COUNCIL Miss Murphy and Mr. Fewkes, faculty advisors of the Studenit Council. "Mr. Chairman." "The house recognizes Rep- resentative Ioe Tilden." "The boys of my division have instructed me to report to the council the deplorable conditions existing in the ........ " These might Well be the words of a representa- tive to the Student Council as he offers his sug- gestions for the improvement of the school. For in a democracy we are the rulers. Americansl are governed by a leqislative body which is composed of representatives elected by popular vote. Our opinions are theirs and they express our views on small pertinent affairs related to the advancement of our nation. At Tilden we have a government similar to the national body of Congress, the Student Council. In it are delegates from every division room in our school. Each selects one from among its mem- bership a boy who is capable, intelligent and has what his classmates consider the necessary re- quisites of leadership and character. For he is their representative to their government ana must be capable, typifying the best the class has to offer. The representatives of each semester group then select from their class, a delegate to the ex- ecutive council which acts in an advisory capa- city to the president of the Student Council. Thus, the council is formed of eight class representatives: five chapter heads who direct the various school activities governed by the council: and the four officers of the body, president, vice-president, sec- ted Helbrng treas Arnold,sec.: Olson, pres.: Pajor, vice-pres. Officers of Student Council ndmq Franklin Ebeling Grenda, Germain, Stolarski, Monaco, Wol- Standing- Carl Arnold, sec.: Robert Helbing, treas. lr Melas Seated - Edwin Paior, vice-pres.: Ramon Olson, pres. Senior representatives to Student Council Rosenthal, Iaksibaga, Kroc, Kelly, Germain, Halterman. retary, and treasurer. These officers are elected by a majority of the popular vote of all students and are the statesmen and leaders of Tilden. During the past year the Student Council has en- gaged in innumerable activities for the progress of the school and benefit of its citizens. Many campaigns such as those for war bonds, victory books and Red Cross contributions have been directed and successfully concluded by this or- ganization. Thru its efforts, all students are better informed of student affairs and consequently are able to comment logically and register their o- opinions on matters of importance to the school Sophomore Representatives: First Row: Melas, Hackbush, Sage, Reece, luhlin, Weinberg, Zebrowski, Szabo, Second Row: Barbar, Palka. Russeel, Sklar, Catvara. Dragel, Hirsch, Third Row: Flowers, Vanek, Beck, Weiss, Wickman, Blackwell, Marth. Junior Representatives: First Row: Putlak, Iendryczka, Dillon, Mahl, Kunst, Griswold, Grganton, Second Row: Roubik, Widmont, Smith, Rosinski, Williams, Lucas, Third Row: Gasiorowski, Iudge, Zutowt, Yurevich, Grenda, Wolniak, Lur via their delegate. Increased co-operation be- tween students and faculty has also been attained and the council of the latter has been most val- uable on technical matters pertaining to parli- mentary procedure, etc. This year a Constitution of the Student Council was developed to replace the inadequate by-laws and to serve as a foun- dation and guide to future councils. With each successive year it is hoped that still greater participation in self-government will be enjoyed and that each student council will con- tinue to further the ideals of the citizens of Tilden. Freshman Representatives: First Row: Allison, Gorny, Ringhofter, Voltaggio, Franklin, McCormick, IV Costello. Richter. Second Row: Rehak, Jackson, Einwiller, Abrahamson, Di Pieto, Alrarez, l Third Row: Paholke, Gossmeyer, Gallegher, Ernstberger, Paul, Christot Dial, Hill, Lovergine. Sealed Mrs. D, S. Mohler, President: Mrs. A. Olson. lst Vice Pres. Ah Ah don't tauch that! Standing Mrs. I. Hickey, Corresponding Sec'y.: Mrs. W. A. Boyd. Recording Sec'y.: Mrs, R. A. Funk, Treasurer. P.T.A. PBODUCES ANNUAL I-ICDBBY SHOW "To promote child welfare in home, school. church, cmd community: to raise the standards of home life: cmd to bring into closer relationship the home and the school, that parents and teach- ers may cooperate intelligently in the training of the child"-'these are the standards which the Parent Teachers Association better known as the P. T. A. have set up. This year's Hobby Show which again filled our large gym was as much as an event as ever. The assembled hobbies included a tiny white mouse. thumb joint size in a rose bowl: collections of As ucual airplanes draw great interest. rare stamps and coins: clever wood carvings: boats and bombers made to scale: art work by students and faculty: antique weapons: mag- nificent quilts by grandmothers and many, many, many more items all very stimulating and in- spiring to see, and doubtless much more fun to produce and collect. This year, for the evening visitors an excellent vaudeville show was also provided in the small gym. As always many boys worked hard with Mr. Kinsey organizing, setting up, and redistributing this exhibition of talents and enthusiasms. All show interest in the skill of Tech men. Dronsuth, Kalal, Vogel, Collins, Lee. Row Crane, Locsmandy, Fran- Cerino CHESS AND CHECKER FANS LEARN STRATEGY. P-K4, P-K4, B-B4, P-R4, Q-R4, P-Q3, QLB7-and checkmate and another fascinating chess game comes to a conclusion. Chess is a game of skill, which is demonstrated by the fact that in ancient times, wars were not won by physical combat but by a battle of wits over a chess board. Now we play for pleasure, but the requisites of logic and concentration are identical. Our Tilden chess team possesses these essential intellectual qualities. They placed second in the city meet, losing only to Hyde Park and by a very small margin. They practice every day until six o'clock, under the sponsorship of Mr. Collins, to perfect their tech- nique. The members of this dynamic diminutive group are Lee, Bandis, Laffel, Currie, and James Anderson who is also manager. Kindred to the chess team is the checker team which plays twice a week after school with Miss Uling acting as coach and sponsor. Checkers is a fast moving game requiring wit and skill. Every- body but freshmen are eligible for the team, and it is possible to win a letter if one persists faith- fully and improves. Intra-mural checkers has also proved highly successful and enjoyable to those participating. NK.. Second How Sargent, Friedman. Miss Uling. Seated - Anderson. mgr.: Coffel, Randis, Currie. CLIPPINGS BUREAU First How fWozniak, Keane, Wagner, Miss Simcox, Price, Moran, Halm. Second How h-Ursich, Hask, Zemaitis, Mills, Munro. Percic, Yurevich. Marzec, Sucholaski, Dunlap. Bravn, Caruso. Gleaning all the latest news about Tilden to be posted on our bulletin board-that is the job of the nineteen members of the Clip- ping Bureau. Every day they look through newspapers to locate clippings relating to our sports contests, about which 150 to 200 clippings are collected in a semester, due to the number ot champ- ionship teams which Tilden has in every field of athletics. Many more of our clippings concern the R.O.T.C., social events, and prom- inent Tildenites. Both types are submitted to Miss Simcox, who has been the sponsor of this activity since 1928. She in turn gives to the chairman of the bureau who sorts them out and puts them in the case. All old clippings are filed in a scrap book where they can be gazed upon by the Tildenites of tomorrow. At the end of three se- mesters, the chairman and the two boys who have handed in the most clippings are awarded civic letters for their services. Richard Price, chairman of Clipping Bureau. and Ronald Ursich see that the latest news is posted. ll SERVICE l CLUB First Row - Kunz, Streich, Eisenach, Slivinski, Mrs. Lutz, Stertman: president, Long. vicepresident, Marzec, Fair- weather, Kowalsky. Second Row Lambres, Croke. Kirby, Brandon, Cairo. France. lDavis, Fintel, Slezak, Smith. Melas, Kardon. Third Row Blalas, Skoldal. Roman, Kaempt, Marzec, Kor- dik, Shannon, Fischbach. Winkler, Mills, Hoffman. Pico. Fourth Row Harvester, Du Bravic. Halterman, Rosen, Caru, Carey, Olson, Pietkei- wicz, Kukanza, Sipialis, Helb- ing. Levine, Tutle, Iaderholm. Under Mrs. Lutz's ever helpful guidance and supervision, a major project of the Service Club for this year has been that of assem- bling the names of and writing to Tilden boys in the armed forces. The officers of the organization are Chris Stertman, president: lack Long, vice president: Richard Eisenach, corresponding secretary. Other activities of the club's bi-weekly meetings have included the planning and execution of several Tilden's most successful shows and assemblies, including the Pan American, Christmas, and Me- morial Day Assemblies, The Tilden Talent Show on May 24 and the band benefit concert on May 28, entitled Marching Along for Tilden. So you see the Service Club is an organization quite invaluable to Tilden and one which would be truly missed, should it cease to exist. Long may it live and prosper! On the roster of the Service Club are many excellent amateur entetr- tainers. Standing Mr, Gameihfelder, Ed- win, Pajor, Walter Grenda. Seated Richard Pajor, president: Frank Gill. Standing Brown, president: Szcz- esniak, vicet president: Hutter. Werchowec, Fuhry. ' Seated Mr. Post, Arnold, Levine RED CROSS AND SAFETY COUNCIL You can't tell a shell-torn or bayonet-slashed soldier to wait. The Red Cross doesn't-and the Red Cross is you, to whatever extent you are a contributor. It is a fighting service against human suffering in all forms, during both war and peace. No branch of America's war effort is more vitally necessary than the Red Cross. The Iunior Red Cross here in school is doing a wonderful job. It has collected 350 books for the "Victory Book Campaign", and helped to supply the servicemen with good wholesome reading. To furnish the Red Cross with medical and other supplies, S450.00 was contributed by Tilden. The divisions leading in that drive were Mr. Buchanan's, Mr. Pahlman's, and Mr. Iohnson's. Tilden's Safety Council was organized six years ago by Mr. Buchanan to work for a reduction ol accidents both within and outside of our school. The council's chief work for 1942-3 under Mr. Post has been to prepare, post, and periodically in- spect directions for air raid drills, fire drills, and special safety warnings throughout the shops. And of course it has been, as always, the work and purpose of the council to continue to keep before the student body the importance of avoid- ing all types of accidents through intelligent pre- ventive care and conduct. Dominic Froio. Mr. Woerner, Walter Cohn, Herbert Corriveau. Tilden's scrap drive netted many tons of vital cmd valuable materials. TILDEN'S SCRAP DRIVE Eighty-five thousand pounds of scrap: that is our contribution to the nationwide scrap drive. Mr. Walters instigated the drive, and soon had patriotic students scouring he whole South Side for metal: but supervising the work was too much for "Doc" with his school classes, so he recruited an able colleague to take his place .Mr. Woerner then took over and, after being relieved of his du- ties, devoted all of his time to the drive. He has held several patriotic assemblies to promote the collection of scrap by the sudents. Wally Cohn, a war refugee from Germany, was the chief con- tributor. This was due chiefly to his patriotism, for he had witnessed and experienced the night- mare of dictatorship in his own country. This was --...,-,.,x,,,,,..., v.,-mu, ,:,...,.u,,t,,,u.,,, Q, s.,.,.t.,J.,,.,..YJ...: A,,..:R.:mEM-1. . . M 5 .nn-m,JnW..iaAv.-Maeva wa., ..K.ut..t..b.. .E --., ...-,Aw W ...H-r -fs .1 V , - ,.,,,,,,.,.,..,..wf-ww,wgmg ,, n.,,---,kv wt- HRK , W.. ,- . ,.---.es f . V V - uzmnamuwanunugunuse -runnin -'rms-Q-.nsramvv-ny'--ffmnmfe-mx :re-an-v-str-1.w-W. ..- uf1-ww--1 -: J the least he could do to liberate that country. Cohn and his assistants, Herb Nicholas and Harry Roc- kas, collected approximately thirtyffive thousand pounds of scrap, which, when added to contribu- tions made by other students, brought Tilden's total to about eighty-five thousand pounds. This scrap drive, which included a thousand pounds of bronze and brass, netted the school six hundred dollars. Although we have said much, though not too much, about Cohn's, Rackas', and Nichols' magnificent effort in this drive, we acknowledge no less the true Tilden loyalty and fine patriotism which inspired all the donors of the other five- thousand pounds. . , .,. ..., --.ffeef--fvww-v-e.,f--ever..-,.. ,.- K..n......--,,,-t-.-.tvfwfg-11-nu: LIBRARY GUARDS First Row Paczynski, Bead- reau, Walt, Garcia, Miss Rees Natale , Stefan, Zorn, Tala- mone. Second Row Omer, Gomez Patacsil, Stabrawa, Kunst, Kramer, Witt, Elliott, Third Row DeRoule, Maca- is, Malone, Hundley, Nied- rich, Walker, Raschke, Larson. Morrisson, Fitak, Gasiorowski. Fourth ..,, How f.., Rathmann, Schimdt, McGowen, Krako- wiak, Steffeter, Smith, Collar, Gallagher, Zuiclema, Doering. Fifth Row fMilonas, Cade, O'Shea, Sincora, Witthoft, Wibblesman, Germain, Slivin- ski, Novak, Karras, Rehak, Kirby. Telephones ringing, teachers asking where studnts are, students asking where teachers are, and visitors inquiring where their son Iohnny is are some of the things our geniuses tOffice guards, I think they're calledl handle in the course of one school day. lust think! If these boys didn't file ab- sence and cut slips in teachers' boxes no one would get absence slips. Wouldn't that be simply terrible! The reason these boys are called gen- iuses is a mystery, although belonging to the Honor Club before being allowed on the office staff may have something to do with it. All these tasks add up to a civic letter for the deserving boys. OFFICE GUARDS First Row Konieczha, Ray- mer, Fairweatheer, Brockman, Mr. Price, Roubik. Spalding, Kowalsky, Richter. Second, Row Iuhlin, Katz- beck, Stern, Shaughnessy. Pinjuta, Podlasek, Leahy, Franklin, Lambres, Melas, Ur- sich. Third Row Navickis, Krze- mien, Hackbush, Hesek, Sale ach, Malelo, Lia, Chilenskas. Kwirant, Purpura, Fourth Row Garcia, Stark. Tuttle, Hettlinger, Dednia, Smith, Golden, Weis, Fischt bach. Fifth Row Bowen, Smrha. Prassa, Bartkiewicz, Fleck, Kozlowski, Slaney, Gordon, Kazak, Bergstrom, Aikens. When interviewed as a typical library guard. Dale Cade gave this following piece of informa- tion. Well, our job is a never ending one. With fifteen thousand books lying around to be filed constantly, you can see we are kept quite busy. We file our books by the Dewey Decimal System and with his file open to anyone you can see we enjoy being asked, "Where can I find this book". Since our jobs are constantly changed every boy gets to do a different job every few weeks. This experience gives them valuable training as junior librarions plus hours credit for a civic letter. LUNCH ROOM GUARDS One, Two, Three, One, Two, Three, Halt! Be seated! All right, now you may eat .This type of New Order with armed guards and prison walls will never come to Tilden's lunchroom but a dif- ferent type, a more pleasant and friendly order has come. Less noise, no whistling, no shouting, no throwing of papers, or reading of comic books. This type of order was welcomed by everyone. Under Mr. Woerner's capable direction this plan has made eating in our lunchroom a period of comfort and relaxation. The lunchroom guards cooperating with Mr. Woerner have done a mar- velous job. Heminding boys to pick up trays, bot- tles and papers is the most important jobs beside keeping order. These boys, most of whom are from the Letterman's Club, after two long semes- ters of good hard work, receive enough credit to acquire a civic letter or an additional bar. Keep up the good work, fellows. First Row Daley, Schaefer Mills, Monaco, Mr. Apking Garcia, Froio, Tomaszkiewicz Morici. Second How Raymond. Shizas, Andrews, Leahy Kremen, Kelly, Lee, Simmer- man, Koprcina,, Weiss. Third Row Mendozo, Patyk Wozniak, Grafman, Klouda Tadin, Daciolas, Hinkens, Rey. Melas, Kardon, Row, One:Stapleton, Mills, Froid, Fogarty. Monaco. Mr, Apking, Garcia. Woelke, Hrytzkiewich Iader- How Two:Ha1uszczak,Alberts, Woelke, Hrytzkevich, Iader- holm, Schmitt, Keupis, Lee, Zemaitis, Glowiak. man, Miller, Grenda, Hack, Eicas, Brcich, Randis, Peslack, Gordon. Bohan. Masla. BOOKBOOM GUARDS First Row Levin, Regnier Guest, DeFries, Weiss, Boyd Yurevich. Second How Schaefer, Wag- ner, Swanson, Kiereta, Swear- ingen, Super, Fica. ATTENDANCE GUARDS First How Nolan, Fratto, Heidenreich. Andreson, Bon- ey. Hutter, Fico ,Zales, Szabo, Derezotes. Second Row Mrs. Egbert, Rehnquist, France, Gaffney, Miller. R, Gaffney, Taubr, Allison, Miss Cullison. Third Row Aarup, Marr. Kaempf, Swearingen, Gonza- les, Hynes, Platon, Krueger, Walker, Devitt. Fourth Row Miss Caprez. Petrosius, Mihleder, Lodge. Baranski, Hilton, Conte. Schalk, Houlihan. R. Iader- holm, Dell, Osterello, Miss Smith. Fifth Row Forsyth, Iader- holm, Zutowt, Heidenreich Peterson, Blovas, Cooley, Loueqren. Gusich, Kosiak, Mi- kas. "I thought she forgot"l explains a bewilderent Freshie as he looks at a slip which tells him to report to the make-up room at seven-thirf ty next morning. "Miss Cullison must have a good memory." Little does he know of the manner in which our make-up room is run. Twenty boys, working before and during school each day, record and fill the numerous make-up slips for tardiness and cuts as upe per class men Will know. Two semesters of such clerical efforts earn civic letters for these fto Miss Cullisonl invaluable assistants. The book room guard drones on, "Fifteen thousand. two hundred sixty-six: fifteen thousand, two hundred sixty-seven, sixty-eight, sixty-nine-" Then suddenly-"Hey! Wait a minute. Don't tell me you have to count all those books?" Yes-that is what any one of our sutdents would certainly say to any book room guard whom he might see hard at work. Other duties of Mr. White's assistants includes dis- tributing text books, receiving them after classes have finished them, also checking and recording numbers on both of these occasions. Iust think of Tilden's plight if we had no efficient group to handle this important work! But fortunately we have. ADI USTMEN T GUARDS First How - Millet. Sutphen, Groomer. Mr. Strassman, Dob- rez, Figlewicz, Clayton. Second Row- Novak, Podlas- inski, Hansen, Slezek, Strack, Bialas, Murphy, Wozniak, Iciek. Third Row Chin, Witt, Iohn- stone, Iabin, Matthews, Van- ek, Moustis, Lissy, Ieczmian- ka. Fountain pens, books, drawing sets, sweaters, coats and locks. This collection of valued articles filters into the capable hands of our Lost and Found guards who write out a description of the article and put it under lock and key until he owner claims it. Under the direction of Miss Simcox, the Lost and Found Department has help- ed many students recover valuable articles that they otherwise never seen again. Three semesters' work entitles a Lost and Found guard a civic letter. Oh Guard, will you go to Room 436 and remind Ioe Tilden he has an appointment with me this period? This and many similar errands of accomodation comprise an adjustment guard's duties. Another task of Mr. Strassman's boys is the filing of all Tildenite's records for the teachers' use, both while the boys are in chool and forrefer- ence after graduation. The accomplishment of Tilden's important adjustment work depends very greatly on the assistance of intell- igent cooperative guards. Davi dand Goliath cryin LOST AND FOUND GUARDS Seated- Rush, Pierzynski. Haney, Lehman, Standing --Miss Simcox, Lyn- ski, Williams, Iunokas, Mc Carthy. First How Macos, Castelli, Tighe, Sttertman, Stolarski, Longhran. Clark. Caputo. Second Row Schoble, Baio, Alioto, Enriquez, Oldfield, Amsden. Messino, Svalina, O"Leary, Wedel. Third Row Zapka, Hardy. Mullens. Kriwiel, Petrcxuskas, Nigohosicm, Zalewski, Walsh, Calvillo, Fourth Row Davis, Stuprich,Kippios. Gray, Wibbelsmcm, Maslcr. Koenig, Rotolo, Mor- quez, Petit, Borawski. First How Anderson, Aul, Creighton, Cavanaugh, Stolarski, Ivkovich, lDin- een, Angone, Fitzpatrick. Second Row Gomolka, Peshel, Withers, Grand, Polenik, Gock, Doucette, Brooks. Mathey, Bums, Berndt. Third Row Ozieme kowski, Stasiewicz, Loughran, Levclto, Grigic, Martin, Bernasiak, Bilanzich, Lee, Holmer, Tokarz. Fourth Row Sindelar, Breslaw, Rizzone, Beyer, Kon- ow, Boerema, Goodman, Mills, Barlitt, Pavilonio, Frisk. Fifth Row --Hoilman, Mikcrs, Kordick, Legac, King, Eicos, Masla, Tadevic Rctndick. Bartosh. First How Kisielius, Iankiewicz, Creighton, Stolarski, 'Dexter, Pendrys Freidman, Schillici. Second Row -Shatter. Reusz, O'Hare, Mathews. Swiech. Freund, Luisi, Sharp. Gattney, Rubino, Olson. Third Row Schultz, Sbloes Cernick, Beck, Enright, Vlamis, Palka, Bihlmayer, Nagle, Barnicle. Fourtl How Klizenherg, Bowen, Schuiller, Bonomo, Turner, Miller, Mcmdru, Sube, Chevcrs, Wellington, Combs, Tallirico. Fifth Row Skokal. Chapas. Bentley Malinowioch, Alspach, Eicas, Leiser, Pesha, Iames, Bergin, Hughes, Brons HALL GUARDS-STAUNCH First Row Romanek, Croke, Cairo, Miller. Stolcxrski, Guest, Casson, Mctrici, Morkes. Second Row Algrid, Meitz, I. Bruknis. Aldaz, Hansen, Mucha, Kolar. Pustelnik, Zwick, Brooks, Meitz, F.: Carroll. Third Row Engel, Tuton, Bearden, Bargerhutt, Antolak, Kurzawa, Koczmarek, Morris, Shepard, Thomp- son, Grzych. Fourth Rown Iones, Grenda, O'Niel, Rosinski. Pradke, Zickus, Hunter, Lim. Meiner, Ewert, Newton. Fifth Row Blazevich. Maska, Ieziorski, Sumoski, Koenig, Blagrich, Hack, Babich, Balauskas, Gardner, Kurow. First Row Golden, Yankouski, Petrosius, Donaldson, Stolarski, Emerson Haluszczak, Schillaci, Luisi. Second Row Gasner, Ionas, Lennon, Kuch: arzyk, Sullivan, Biocic, Kuglin, Tellano, Smith, Verre, Toomey, Iacobs Pecora, Tuider, Fiske, Budrzynski. Third Row Cook, Silovich, Evans, Zaring Pipala, Romano, Dubravic, Streich, Ruggiero, Reeves, Chomen. Fourth Row- Luetke, Wojcik, Baker, Baltas, Schindel, Klonowski, Danielson, Czerepkow- ski, Swiech. Palaski. Fifth Row Farella, Zintak, Losinsky, Pippenger Geiger, Iohnson, Allen, Kuseck, Almaraz, Osoetzke, Sukauituis, Sixth Flow Kwirant, Milinowisch, Naurocki, Weidmann, Clabby, Eicas, Kloczkowski Tatje, Hayerick, Marinaro, Shimkus, Lindstrom. GUABDIANS OF TILDEN TOWN First Row Plaza, Valancius, Sloan, Szulczewski, Stolarski, Andrews, Vasi- lauskas, Suska, Zak. Second Row Pacadowski, Kasprak, Fiorella, Collier. Gabriel, Novorolsky, Hedburg, Biesieda, Kurzawski, Moskalski, Groth, McSwiggan. Third How Bentauskas, Meier, Levato, Mlinarcik, Calascibetta. Kortt, Macklin, Ochoa, Vitkauskas, Abrahamson, Henry, Klimawicze. Fourth How Fletcher, Nowakowski, Russel, Ionaitis, Stapleton, Regan, Ernstherges, Bunal, Churin, Pieczara, Condon, Levy. Q First Row Kebr, McCormick, Eicas, King, Stolarski, Passi, Auger, McCorm- ick, Paschen, Second How Dama, Albores, Bogal, Tom, Mann, Kusek, Ber- ry, Cuba, Guzdziol, Grasich, Gorny. Third Row Voelker. Iaroizewicz, Underwood, Dohannes, Miller. Waliczek, Zeyewshi, Wichers, Galluzzo, Reece, Bavirsha. Fourth How-f Bartosh, Hamler, Kubas, Vaulman, Bufiord, Mangano, Bass, Krueger, Iohannes, Kolisak, Obbeski. Fifth Row Ballelli Kuchan, Bloom, Fvejlich, Kordic, Wakeiield, Waddick, Swanson, Sapienza, Goering, Mills, Coccorullo. David and Goliath First Row Winkler, Messina, Roman, Kukulski, Stolarski, Smith, Mowen, Grenda, Second Row Czopek, Strohhaier, Terrazzino, Aul, Flanagan. Nigohosian, Kazlauskas, Third Row Koenigseder, Kaiser, Inviego, Zavis, Fischer, Nemic, Skawinski, Simmerman, Oldliield, Estrella, Rumell. Fourth Row Eckardt, Leiser, Wungluck, Shukusta, Vasalla, Ballelli, Marquez. Ebeling, Navarette, Woszniak. Fifth Row- Dunning, Skelly, Specha, Husnik. Peterson, Pavilionis, Brannigan, Havlic, Koadir, Condon, Smajo, f' X-if iff """i. fs 'Go I fl.. 0 x 420 S X Introductions are in oiderg he'11 pick those' lour up later: Mr. Will- iamson, placement counselor. Many are the passengers that have enjoyed a ride in Miss Henry's car. Scholarships are of in- terest to every senior: The office in a moment of quietude: Miss Law- ler explains the- glories of American history. Switch on: their lord- ships, the graduates, frm ,J WE TAKE OFF INTO THE FUTURE As high school graduates We have a special part to play in the new world that looms ahead. Many of us will have the opportunity to serve in the far corners of the earth, there to uphold the ideals of a democratic world. What we make of this new World for which We are struggling is our test and our opportunity. We need to learn more of what makes a superior world and to prepare ourselves through art, education, and human fellow- ship to leaven the influence of a materialistic technology. We realize our education has only just begun, but we face the future with courage and the hope that We will not be found Wanting. 444444444444 41'kir'ki"A'i' 41 41 41 41 41 41 Class Officers: William Markus. treasurer: Donald Schimmel. secretary: Edward Mieszkowski. pres- ident: Edwin Pajor, vice'president. CLASS OF JUNE 1943 Social Committee: Seated-A-Emerson, Luisi, Mieszkowski, Pajor, Bednarek, Morande. lem- berg. Standing--Donaldson, Mills. Garcia. Keele. Shillaci, Markus, DiCiro. if ir 'lr 'lr 'k ak Chapter Heads---I. C. Halterman, Gordon Wood, Richard Predl. Iohn Garcia, Nicholas Platon. Edward Pajor, Ioseph Hraca. Ioseph Prassa. Election Commissioners: Seated V-Breslaw. Reynolds, Halterman, Masilunas, Bednarek. Standing-Froio, Zaccone, King. I-Iraca, Benjamin. IOSEPH C. ACKERMAN CLIFFORD E. ANDERSON LANDUS ANTHONY CHESTER BALCEROWSKI Hun Gumd, Circus, Civic Fund Col- Guard 2 semesters. lector, Hall Guard, Intra- mural Basketball. ABRAHAM BARON ROBERT GLENN BASSETT IOSEPH ANTHONY BECK Book Club, Ticket Sales- Bowling, Civic Letter, man. Hall Guard Marshal, Sign Painter, Guard Supervisor. ROBERT S. BEDNAREK MITCHELL BENIAMIN IOSEPH C. BERNASEK IOE GEORGE BESKER Basketball, Intramural Intramural Basketball, Pan American Club, Baseball, Intramural Bas- Alternate Election Com- Civic Letter, Guard Sup- ketball. missioner. ervisor, Honor Club. ROBERT SAMUEL BILLS CARL H. BIORNSTAD ROBERT CHAS. BLOVAS Band, Orchestra, Hall Achievement Dinner. Guard, Skating Club, Cir- Football, Soph. Football. cus, Hobby Show. Circus. CHESTER I. BOCHENEK WILLIAM S. BOHAN RICHARJD IOHN BONK EARL W. BOYD Soph. Football, Intra- Times Staff, Honor Club, Chemistry Club, Book mural Basketball. Circus, Civic Letter. Room Guard, Intramural Craftsman Printer. Basketball, Civic Letter. BEN BOZARTH RICHARD M. BRESLAW RALPH W. BROCKMAN Achievement Dinner. Attended Achievement Head Marshal ol Office Dinner, Hall Guard. Honor Guards, Student Council. Club, Election Committee. Civic Letter, Office Guard. L I , 5 2 A x , , i . K.. ANTHONY I. BUCHER WILLIAM BUKAUSKI IOHN E. BURKAT RALPH W. BURKE Bowling, German Club, Soccer. Track. Bowling, Honor Club. R.O.T.C. Hobby Show. 'Hall Guard. Intramural Letferman's Club, Athletic Circus. Basketball, Orchestra. Letter. Hall Guard. DALE H. CADE DAVE I. CAMMOCK IAMES T. CAREY National Honor Society. Circus. Program Com- Athletic Letter. Swimming. mittee, Lunch Room, Civic Achievement Dinner. Fund Collector. PETER R. CARUSO RICHARD CASTLEBERRY THOMAS CAVANAUGH EDWARD l. CERNICK Office Guard, First Aid. R.O.T.C. Officer, Picked Wrestling. Craftsman Choral Club. Chemistry Platoon, Rifle Company, Printer. Times Printer. Club, Hall Guard. Door Comm. Fireguards. LEONARD CHEKIRDA ROBERT L. CHILENSKAS CHESTER F. CHWIERUT Bowling, Choral Club. R.O.T.C. Officers' Club, Achievement Dinner. Music Letter, Craftsman Civic G Honor Club Letters. Civic Fund Collector. Hall Representative. Office Guard. Rifle Team. Guard, Honor Club. EUGENE E. CIESIELSKI WALTER COHN HERMAN D. COLBERT ROBERT L. COLEMAN Wrestling, Honor Club. Sign Painters. Soccer, R.O.T.C. Riile Company, Chemistry Club. Intramural Basketball. Ticket Salesman. Usher, Military Police. Civ- ic Letter, Chemistry Club. CLARENCE COOPER IACOB IAMES COSTEL IACK W. CREIGHTON Track, Orchestra, Ser- Orchestra, Civic Letter, Circus, Hall Guard, Hob- vice Club, Band, Athletic Election Committee. Cir- by Show. Library Guard, Letter, Hobby Show. cus, Biology Club. Orchestra. R.O.T.C. Miss Birmingham advises Dale Cade on scholarships and colleges. X X, tm .Qwf'Q""M ,...,3 HERBERT CRUSHSHON WILLIAM I. DAVIS Circus Fire Guard. Hall Hall Guard, Intramural Guard Hobby Show, Rifle Basketball. Civic Letter. Company Picked Platoon. Sign Painters, Bowling. EDWARD R. IDAHLBERG Guard. Intramural Track and Basketball, Orchestra. DANIELI DEVITT WILLIAM G. DICKSON Bowling Circus, Hall Circus, Hobby Show. Guard Attendance Office Honor Club. CHARLES M. DI CIRO Civic Letter, Craftsman Staff, Achievement Dinner Honor Club, Rifle Team. MICHAEL E DLUHY MARK EDWARD DOOLEY Circus Civic Letter, In- Bowling, Military Police. tramural Basketball, Sign Stage Crew, Usher, Rifle Painters Company. IAMES A. DONALDSON Track, Soccer, French Club. Hall Guard. Intra- mural Basketball. ROBERT T DORGAN ARTHUR W. DRUMMOND Swim Guard Guard, Sign Painter. Civ-- ic Letter. IAMES I. DOWVDALLS Office Guard, Honor Club, Baseball Team, ln- tramural Basketball. LICEK GEORGE G. DUSZYNSKI Orchestra, Hall Guard. CHESTER S. DUDZIAK EDWARD I ELLER CHARLES I. EMERSON Achievement Dinner., Track, Soccer, Achieve- Football Wrestling, Stu- ment Dinner, Skating Club, dent Council Lettemtan's Club. GILBERT M. ELLMAN Circus, Concert Band. Concert Orchestra, Hon- or Club. GEORGE M ENGELN LAWRENCE M. FLEMING Craftsman Staff, Orch- R.O.T.C., Circus. estra Concert Band, Ger- ANTHONY M. FILPOVICH Bowling, Circus. Civic Letter, Fire Guard. Hall Guard. MICHAEL I FLOOD ROY NICHOLAS FOX Achievement Dinner. Of- fice Guard, Honor Club, Guard Marshal. WALTER SCOTT FOSTER DOMINIC IOHN FROIO MICHAEL W. GABRIEL Hall Guard for 3 Semes- Achievement Dinnetr, ters, Election Comissioner, Arx and Arts, Basketball, Honor Club, Limner Club. SMITH ADAM FUNK Achievement Dinner, Of- Iicer's Color Guard, Honor Club, Picked Platoon. LESTER DENNER GAGE DANIEL C. GARCIA Intramural Baseball, Intramural Basketball. Hall Guard, Craftsman Printer, Soccer Team. VALENTINO GAMBER Guard Marshal, Hall Guard, Monkey Team, R. O.T.C. Rifle Team, Usher. IOHN GARCIA RAIMONDE C. GEIGER Senior Div. President, Circus, Election Corn- Achievement Dinner, Hon- mittee, Rifle Company, or Club, Cheer Leader. R. O. T. C., Senior Council. ALBERT E. GEDKE Achievement Dinner, Athletic Letter, Attend- ance Office Guard. JACK M. GELLER IOSEPH PETER GERACI Civic Fund Collector, Choral Club for Z sem. Hall Guard. Craftsman esters. Representative, AUGUST GENGE Intramural Basketball, C. I. C. Delegate, Orch- estra. RICHARD K. GERMAIN MATTHEW A. GILIBERTO Choral Club, Circus, Athletic Letter, Letter- Guard Marshal, Student man's Club, Soph. Foot- Council, Swimming. ball 1940, Wrestling. DONALD A. GIAMPAOLO Achievement Dinner, C. I. C. Collector, Honor Club, Student Council, FRANK EDWARD GILL RAYMOND I. GONSOR Aero Club, Biology Circus, Craftsman Rep- Club, Checker Club, Fire resentative, R.O.T.C. Guard, Circus, R.O.T.C. HARRY A. GOERING Basketball, Choral Club, C. I. C. Delegate, Military Police, Student Council. IOSEPH IOHN GRAF IOSEPH P. GURRISTER Civic Letter. Craftsman Civic Letter. Guard Sup- Printer, Craftsman Rep- ervisor, Guard Marshal, resentative, Circus. Hall Guard, Circus. ROBERT E. GRANT Circus, Honor Club, In- tramural Basketball. WILLIAM L. HASSE IOSEPH IOHN HALM Achievement Dinner, Fire Guard, Hall Guard, Hobby Show, R.O.T,C. HARRY THOMAS HAHN Civic Fund Collector, Band, Hall Guard, Intra- mural Baseball. I. C. HALTERMAN ROBERT B. HANEY HENRY D. HANUS CHALMER HARRINGTON Arx and Arts Secretary, R.O.T.C. Choral. Fire C.I.C. Representative. Honor Society. Chemistry Club. Student Guard, Hall Guard, Lib- Council, Service Club. rary Guard, EDWARD HEIDENREICH GEORGE HEILMANN MAURICE I. HEYI-IRICK Chemistry Club, Attend- R.O.T.C. Officer. Fire Choral Club, Craftsman ance Office Guard, Cirzus. Guard, Usher. Representative, French Club, Guard Marshal. GEORGE T. HUGHES HENRY W. HUTDECEK JOSEPH ANDREW HRACA JAMES E. HORNER Basketball, Intramural National Honor Society. Election Committee, Hon- Fire Guard, Hall Guard, Base-ball. Intramural Bas- Civic Letter, Exectutive Ed- or Club. Office Guard. Picked Platoon, Officers ketball. itor Craftsman. Sweater Committee. Club, Rifle Company. EDWARD I. IABLONSKI WALTER A. IAKSIBAGA DEXTER IAMES Choral Club, Intramural Civic Letter. Honor Let- Guard Marshal. Baseball and Basketball, ter. Office Guard, Honor Civic Fund Collector. Club, Student Council. HERBERT V. IOHNSON BRUNO IEZIORSKI FRANK R. IERNBERG LAWRENCE E. IENSEH Baseball, Hall Guard. R.O.T.C. Civic Letter, Attendance Office Guard, Hall Guard. Circus. BERT T. IONASON GEORGE IONELIUNAS ERNEST ELMER IONES R.O.T.C. Choir, Circus. sweaters are here: stand in line- and take turn. WILLIAM M. IONES GEORGE W. KAEMPF FRANK B. KALLICK IOSEPH L. KANTUTIS Chemistry Club. French Achievement Dinner, Honor Club, Orchestra, Intramural Basketball Club. Arx and Arts Club, Attend- Concert Band, Pan Amer- Intramural Baseball. ance Office Guard, Circus. ican Club. SHELDON L. KAPLAN EDMUND KARAMANSKI THOMAS G. KARRAS Craltsman Staff, Honor Basketball, Circus, Hob- Basketball, Hall Guard. Club. Photography Staii. by show, Gua.rd Marshal, Service Club, Achieve- Civic Letter, R. O. T. C. Biology Club. Bowling. ment Dinner. HENRY I. KAZMIERCZAK SIMON EDWARD KELLY TOM KEYAHIAN BRUNO I. KIEBLES Honor Club. Intramural Intramural Basketball, Intramural Basketball. Achievement Dinner. Basketball. Circus. Wrestling Team, Achieve- Track, Honor Club, Crafts- Civic Letter, Hall Guard, ment Dinner, Hall Guard. man Representative. Intramural Basketball. CHESTER KIESZKOWSKI GEORGE THOMAS KING CHESTER KLOCKOWSKI Circus, Guard Marshal, Achievement Dinner. Circus, Library Guard. Civic Fund Collector, Hall- Honor Club, Lunch Room Hall Guard. Guard. Guard. Circus. ANDREW A. KLOTNIA ROY ED. KOBILAK EDWARD A. KOCH WILLIAM A. KOHN Military Police. Chem- Hall Guard, Swimming, Craftsman Representa- istry Club. Intramural Basketball, Cir- tive. cus, Biology Club. FRANK EDWARD KOHS IOSEPH KOSICH EREAL KOWALSKI Hall Guard. Honor Club. Guard Marshal, Hall Guard, Civic Letter, Ticket Salesman. FRED G. KRAEUTLE WILLIAM F. KRUEGER Chemistry Club, Circus. RICHARD A. KROC Civic Fund Collector. Concert Band, Honor Club. Student Council. ROBERT KRUGLEY CASIMER I. KSIAZEK Circus, Hall Guard. Bowling. Lunch Room Guard, Intramural Basket- ball. CLARENCE A. KRZYSTEK Achievement Dinner. Hall Guard, Intramural Baseball, Honor Club. MATHIAS E. KUHL GENE V. KUROWS Baseball. WILLIAM T. KUNZ Times Business Stalf. Bowling, Service Club, In- tramural Baseball. RICHARD I. KVASNICKA CHARLES F. LaMANTIA Intramural Basketball. Honor Club, R. O. T. C. Non-Com., Division Pres- ident, Orchestra. IESSE B. LAKOTA Soph. Football Manager. Ticket Salesman. MILTON LAMPLOT KENNETH I. LaPRAIRlE Achievement Dinner Arx and Arts Club, Circus Honor Club, Limner Club RAYMOND G. LAPEN WILLIAM IOSEPH LAUB CHUN LEE Civic Fund Collector, Circus, Hobby Show. Orchestra, Sign Painter. RICHARD IOHN LEAMY Intramural Basketball, Student Council. LOUIS LEGAC STANLEY IOSEPH LEZAI Hall Guard, Honor Club. ALFRED H. LEHMAN German Club, Honor Club Letter, Hall Guard. Office Guard. CARL I. LINDERBORG DONADD EARL LONG Chemistry Club. Circus, Concert Band. Civic Letter, Hobby Show. German Club. HAROLD F. LINDERBORG Office Guard. Hobby Show. Hall Guard. HELMUT LORSCH WILLIAM A. LUISI Hall Guard, Intramural Basketball, Sign Painters, R.O.T.C. OIlicer's Club. LOUIS A. LUCCHETTI Circus, Hall Guard, Lunch Room Guard. ALLAN B. LUNDQUIST ROBERT E. MALLARY Athletic Letter, Hobby Times Staff, Service Show, Hall Guard, Let- Club, Biology Club, Bowl- terman's Club, Soccer. ing, Craftsman Staff. RAYMOND I. MAIDECKI Soph. Football, Bowl- ing, Sign Painters. Intra- mural Basketball. EDWARD I. MAMPREIAN HARRY MARCHI Otfice Guard, Safety Intramural Basketball, Council. Intramural Baseball. MIKE GEORGE MARANO Circus. THADDEUS R. MARCYAN IOSEPH G. MAROSITS Circus. Achievement Dinner, Arx and Arts, Basketball, Craftsman Staff. WILLIAM L. MARKUS 'Athletic Letter, Basket ball, Letterman's Club, Baseball, Student Council. RONALD W. MASILUNAS Honor Club, Craftsman Photographer, Chem Club, Camera Club. BOB FRANK MAYER Athletic Letter, Baseball, Hall Guard, French Club. Intramural Basketball. ALFRED M. MASSURA IOSEPH P. MCARDLE Attendance Office. Intra- mural Basketball, Circus. Chem. Club. EUGENE Circus. DONALD F. McDOWELL Achievemant Dinner. Civic Letter. Library Guard Military Police. GEORGE Circus. EUGENE A. MEZYDLO Honor Club. O. R. EDWARD H. MCCREE Chemistry Club, Choral Club, Circus, Fire Guard, Hall Guard, Hobby Club. MCCAFFERY EMMETT L. MCMURRAY MCGRATH ROBERT A. MIKLOS Athletic Letter, Track, Sign Painters. Intramural Basketball, Circus. EDWARD MIESZKOWSKI Football, Wrestling, Let- terman's Club, Achieve- ment Dinnner, Honor Club. STANLEY MIKOLAICZYK IOHN EMIL MILLER RICHARD E. MILLER WILLIAM MILLER Sign Painter, Circus, Hall Guard, Marshal, Office Guard, Circus, Office Guard, Honor Ticket Salesman, Skating Supervisor. Hall Guard., Intramural Club, Achievement Din- Club, Hall Guard. Basketball. ner. Hall Guard. ALBERT MILLS RALPH C. MILLS LOUIS MORANDE Circus, Intramural Bas- Biology Club, Circuts, Honor Club, Achieves- ketball, Biology Club, Hall Guard, Chem. Club. ment Dinners, Attendance Cheer Leader, Soccer. Office Guard, Bowling. STANLEY I. MOSCINSKI LAWRENCE I. MUSOLINO EDWARD S. NADZIEZKO IOHN E. NANESTA Civic Fund Collector. Achievement Dinner, Hall Guard. Student Hall Guard. Guard Mar- Fire Guard, Military Council. shal. Police, Orchestra. TIMOTHY I. O'LEARY RAMON L. OLSON ROBERT A. OTTO Circus, Hall Guard, Pres. Student Council, Office Guard, Circus. Student Council, German Honor Club, Achievement Hall Guard, Honor Club, Club, Dinner, Chem. Club. Library Guard. LEONARD I. PACHOLSKI MATT PACHUCKI EDWIN I. PAIOR RENO L.PANOZZO Book Room Guard, Bow- Civic Fund, Intramural Vice Pres. Student Coun- R.O.T.C. Rifle Comp- ling, Civic Fund Collector, Baseball. Intramural Bas- cil, Vice Pres. Senior Class, any. Intramural Baseball. ketball. Vice Pres. Chem. Club. CLIFFORD H. PASSUELLO TED C. PAWLOWSKI EUGENE T. PEDONE Choral Club. Lunch Room Guard, Cir- Fire Guard, R.O.T.C. cus, Ticket Salesman. Military Police, Picked Platoon. Civic Letter. E I X ROBERT E. PELLING VICTOR F. PETERSON TONY PETRAITIS SANLEY PETROSIUS Football, Track, Achieve- Honor Club, Soph. Foot- Achievement Dinner ment Dinner, Attendance ball, Biology Club, Chem- Honor Club. Hall Guard Office, Civic Letter. istry Club. Football, Soph. Football. HUBERT M. PIERON EUGENE PIETKIEWICZ HAROLD C. PITTEL Baseball, Wrestling, In- Football, Achievement Intramural Baseball, In- tramural Basketball. Dinner, Attendance Guard, tramural Basketball. Hall Guard. NICK STEVE PLATON ALEX I. PODBORNY CHESTER I. POKUSA LARRY B. PORTER Achievement Dinner, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Basketball, Attendance Office Guard, Honor Club, Lunch Room Honor Club. Chemistry Club, Circus. Guard, Times Staff. CHESTER I. POTYRALA HAROLD I. PRACK IOSEPH A. PRASSA Swimming Guard. Hall Guard, Circus, Honor Club, Intramural Guard Marshal. Basketball, Monkey Drill, R.O.T.C., Circus. RICHARD I. PREDL HENRY G. PUCHER WALTER K. RACZYNSKI WILBUR W. RADDATZ Honor Club. Choral Club, German Civic Letter, Adjustment Craftsman Representa- Club, Basketball, Circus, Guard, R. O. T. C., Ath- tive, German Club, Office Hall Guard, Hobby Show. letic Letter, Hall Guard. Guard Marshal, Track. RAMON E. RECK EUGENE L. REYNOLDS ROBERT E. RICHARDS Circus, Craftsman Staff, Circus, Lost and Found Achievement Dinner, Civic Letter, German Club, Guard, Intramural Basket' Track and Skating Teams, Intramural Basketball. ball and Baseball. Bowling and Honor Clubs. DAVID F. ROCHE IULIAN D. ROSE, IR. Stage Crew, Military Po- Student Council. Track, Fire Guard, Orchestra. 1ouoH pun 'loloqg 'llbologg lice, Achievement Dinner, Clubs, Linotype Operator. ROBERT GEORGE ROHR Hall Guard, Library Guard, Circus. ALAN ROSEN THOMAS BERT SANFORD Arx and Arts Club, Bow- R. O. T. C., Fire Guard, ling, Achievement Din- Military Police, Circus. ner, Crafts Art Staff. LEONARD ROSENTHAL R. O. T. C., Hall Guard, Circus, Student Council. IOSEPH I. SCALISE WILLIAM F. SCHOTKE Biology Club. Attend- Intramural Basketball, ance Office Guard. Crafts- Choral Club, Hall Guard. man Staff, Circus. Intramural Baseball. FRANK I. SCHMITT Concert Band, Craftsman Printer, German Club, Hall Guard, Honor club. ROBERT I. SCHREINER CARIVIEN I. SENESE Soph. Football, Choral Intramural Baseball, In- Club, Student Council. In- tramural Volleyball, Hall tramural Basketball. rd So . Fo ball. ADOLP T R.O.T. ra Circus. C ic Letter, l Guard, Hobby Sho ALEC SHATZ IOHN ED . SHERMAN Biology Club, Craftsman Office Guard, Choral Staff, Hall Guard, Chem. Club. Club, Civic Fund Collector. IOHN IOSEPH SHEFFER Achievement Dinner. Library Guard. IOI-IN PETER SHIZAS WALTER R. SIEBARTH Bowling. Honor Club, Hall Guard, German Student Council, Intra- Club. mural Basketball. ARTHUR IOEPH SIBIK Chemistry Club. Choral Club, Circus, Craftsman Representative. ROBERT I. SINDELAR ROBERT WILLIAM SMITH Chem Club, Circus, Hob- Chem Club, Craftsman by Show, R.O.T.C., Fire Representative. Guard, Usher, M.P. KENNETH H. SITZLER Marshal, Hall Guard, R.- O.T.C., Hobby Show, Cir- cus. Fire Guard, M.P. RALPH D. SOCKRIDER HENRY A. SOLAVA Orchestra, Cheer Squad. 2 years, Captain 1 year. IOSEPH IOHN SODORA Guard Marshal, Bowl- ing. Hall Guard, Circus Sign Painters. 2. I-IOMER WILLIAM SONN RICHARD A. STASIEWICZ Hall Guard, Circus, Athletic Letter, Achieve- Achievement Dinner. ment Dinner, Chemistry Club, Wrestling. IACK STASTNY Ice Skating Team, Stu- dent Council. Circus, Civic Letter, Concert Band. WILLIAM I. STEINERT CHESTER I. STOLARSKI Hall Guard, Office Achievement Dinner. ' uard, Guard Marshal. Guard Supervisor, Circus. SAM, Executive Council. 195 . ROBERT KARL STETTKA 'tgbs Track, Intramural Base- Q ball. I FREDERICK H. STORZ EDWIN EARL STREICH Mgr. Swimming Team, Times News Editor, Circus. Pres. Service Club. LADDIE STRAUF Ollice Guard, Circus. Hall Guard, Honor Club. Intramural Basketball. ROBERT STREITBERGER WALTER EDWARD SUDA Guard Marshal, Assist- ant. IOHN ANTHONY STYGAR Swimming, Athletic Let- ter. Circus, Lettermcm's Club, Intramural Sports. KEVIN DANIEL SULLIVAN LEONARD W. SWIECI-I Hall Guard, Guard Sup- ervisor, Biology Club, In- tramural Basketball. IOHN IAMES SUNTA Achievement Dinner. Choral Club, Fire Guard. Hall Guard, Hobby Show. ROMAN I. SWIECH ED. C. SZCZEPANIAK Soph. Football, Intramur- al Basketball. PETER SWISTOWICZ Letterman's Club, Stu- dent Council, Athletic Let- ter, Achievement Dinner. FLORIAN S. SZYMCZAK BERNARD A. TEPPER Bowling, Circus, Hall Guard, Checker Club. Guard. HERMAN H. TAWECH Oiiice Guard. R.O.T.C. Biology Club. IOHN W. TI-IACKER CLIFFORD S. TRUSE Biology Club, Service Biology Club. Honor Club, Clipping Bureau, Club, Hall Guard, Student Election Commissioner. Council. HAROLD I. THOMPSON Hall Guard, Soccer. Guard Marshal. EDWARID I. TUTTLE Fire Guard, Clipping Bureau, Rifle Company, Usher. ROBERT B. Van REETH Achievement Dinner, Civic Letter, Hall Guard, Intramural Baseball. EDWARD P. WALDRON ROBERT EUGENE WOLF ED. A. YANKOUSKI Circus, Hall Guard, ln- tramural Baseball, Fire Guard. R.O.T.C. WALTER F. UKINSKI Hall Guard, Soccer. VINCENT C. VELLA ROBERT IOSEPH WEST Civic Letter, Hall Guard. Intramural Volley Ball. WESLEY GORDON WOOD Achievement Dinner, Ed- itor-in-chief Craftsman, Honor Club, Circus. FRED YATES Military Police. R.O.T.C. Hall Guard, Orchestra. ALFONSE VACCARELLO Office Guard.Book Room Guard, Wrestling. French Club. FRANK V. VIZZA R.O.T.C. Drum and Bug- le Corps. R.O.T.C. Choral. EDWARD F. WHITE Hall Guard, Pre-flight Training. IULIUS IACK WOZEK Intramural Basketball. WILLIAM W. YORK Craftsman Representat- ive. Intramural Basketball. C.l.C. Delegate. al A Q-3 9 5 HERBERT E. VAHI.DICK Choral Club, Civic Let- ter,Ha11 Guard, Guard Marshal. Soph. Football. ROBERT C. VOGEL Civic Letter. Library Guard, Circus, Craftsman Staff, Orchestra. ANDREW LD. WIDMONT Hall Guard, Craftsman Printer, Times Stall, Swim- ming, Athletic Letter. IAMES McKINZIE WRAY Achievement Dinner. Of- lice Guard, Circus, Foot- ball, Hall Guard. FRANK P. ZACCONE Chem. Club, Circus, Civic Fund Collector, Hon- or Club, Civic Letter. CHARLES R. Van NAMEN Achievement Dinner. Wrestling, Pan American Club, Hall Guard. EDWIN I. WALCZAK Civic Letter, Adjustment Office Gua.rd,Honor Club, Intramural Basketball. ARTHUR WISNIEWSKI Fire Guard, M.P., Cir- cus. Picked Platoon. Rifle Company, R.O.T.C. Choral. IOSEPH WUKUS ALEX I. ZIMONT Hall Guard, Guard Mar- shal, Circus, Choral Club, Social Committee. Iune graduates whose pic- tures do not appear in the Craftsman IOHN MAURICE ABT WALTER A. BANIONIS FRED A. BIBEAU WILLIAM E. BOKINA IOHN HARRY BOS CHESTER F. BUDA SAM IOHN CAMERANO ALEX IOSEPH CICIORA IAMES CHIN HERBERT D. CORRIVEAU GEORGE IOHN COVICH THOMAS IOS. CUSACK IAMES THOMAS DELACY PATRICK W. CDELACY BERARD M. DE MONTE IULIUS C. DE SOMER ERNEST S. DLOTKOWSKI ED. RAYMOND DORSZ BILL L. DOWNES GEORGE DREIFUSS CASIMIR S. BDART IAMES P. FOGARTY PI-IILLIP G. GANZA RAYMOND A. GIERTYCH WILLIAM C. GILDROY ELMER GIVINS. IR, EDWARD A. GORDON DONALD E. GROD DONALD H. GROSS LOUIS F. GUERRA COLEMAN GYURE WLLIAM F. HAMMER IAMES HARMON HENRY O. HARTWIG FRANK HIORNS RUSSEL H. HOFGREN ROBERT I. IANSKY WALTER L. IUSTICK EDWARID S. KAIDER FRANK I. KAISER IOHN I. KEEFE IAMES I. KELLY ROBERT S. KERR FRANK C. KINDLE STANLEY A. KING ALBERT KLOPSIN EDWARD A KNIZNER KENNETH I. KODIDEK LOUIS I. KOHLER STEVE W. KOKOSZ IOHN KOLLER IGNATIUS C. KOLTON LADISLAUS KONIECZKA EDWARD V. KRUTIS DANIEL F. KUNCHUS IOE KURUCZ CHESTER I. KURZYDLO WILLLIAM F. KRAHN RICHARD R. KWADER THOMAS I. LANHAM FRANK LINDQUIST EDWARD F. LOFTUS ANDREAS LORENZEN WENDELIN A. MACEIAK BERNARD C. MAGNUSON IOSEPH MALEC NICK PAT MARASSA FRANK MARATEA ROBERT GEORGE MASEK GEORGE C. MORMANN EDWARD C. NEUBAUER VINCENT A. NOWACZYK GLENN F. NYBERG DANIEL R. O'BRIEN IOE P. O'BRIEN IOHN EDWARD OKLAPEK CASIMIR GEORGE OKSAS TOM IOHN O'NEILL IAMES R. OSBORNE IOHN F. PALMER ANTHONY A. PASTIAK LEONARD PAUL PATYK IOHN CHARLES PETEK IOSEPH EDWARD PINDEL EDWARD Z. PLEFKA ALBERT R. POWERS HENRY RASCH HARRY IAMES RECKAS ROBERT E. REGNIER IAMES MICHEAL RENKEN CHARLES RICHARIDSON HENRY P. RUTKOWSKI FRANK SALVAGE RICHARD IAS. SCHERECK ROBERT FRANK RILEY THOMAS C. ROGOZNICA CHESTER RUTKOWSKI MICHAEL I. SCHILLACI FRED IOSEPH SCHNEIDER CHARLES IOHN SCHULTZ IOSEPH A. SEPUTIS ARTHUR SLOMSKI LADISLAUS T. STEC WILLIAM STEFANU ERNEST W. STEGER CHRIS I. STERTMAN CHESTER I. SUMOSKI IOHN P. SWEENEY BRUNO F. SWORD MALCOLM E. TARRANCE IOHN C. THODE LAWRENCE I .TOOMEY AL T. TRAWCZYNSKI EUGENE TROIANOWSKI GEORGE I . VASICEK ANIDREW VERKADE NICHOLAS VLADOVICH ADOLPH S. WAGNER WILLIAM WERCHOWEC AUSTIN A, WEST HARRY I . WICKART CHESTER I. WIENCEK EDWARD S. WOLSKI FRANK S. WOS WILLAM I. ZACK IAMES G. ZAIACKA BEN I. ZINTAK ' FRANK A. ZIOBRA Before we send the Iune grads into the cruel, cruel world to be harshly treated and pushed around, we might dwell on a few of the lads who have accomplished a little more than average. Ed Miez- kowski, champ wrestler, football player and class president, will speak at the graduation. Knowing Ed the way we do, we know it will be good. Quite a few of our prominent seniors passed the A12 and V12 exams. Among them are Iohnny Sherman, Nick Platon, Ray Ol- son, Sheldon Kaplan, and Chuck DiCiro. A couple of weeks ago Hra- ca, Wood, and Widmont received membership in the Quill and Scroll Society. Congratulations, fellows. Because of the draft many fellows are leaving school early to attend various universities and colleges. Already gone is Ray Beck and leaving soon are Hank Hudecek, Chuck DiCiro. and Bob Chilenskas. We hear that Chester Stolarski is going to be a pharmacist--beware. Smith Funk, cadet commander of the Tilden R.O.T.C., is Cadet Colonel in charge of the entire Chicago R.O.T.C. unit. Bob Vogel and Ioe Gurrister of the U.S.M.C.R. are leaving for active duty Iuly lst. So long, fellows. We haven't mentioned all of our friends who are doing, or have done, something distinctive, but we wish to congratulate them and wish them good luck. Class Officers- Robert Helbing, president: Carl Arnold, vice-president, Charles Thomp- son, secretary: Edward Hutter, treasure-r. Chapter Heads William Wagner, Ioseph Le- vine, Richard Eisenach, Florian Szymczak, Iames Monaco. Election Commissioners Iames Wivinis. Iohn Smrha, Howard Halverson, Richard Stosur. William Shannon, FEBRUARY CLASS OF 1944 Sweater Committee - Iames. Monaco. Richard Ehanach, Ioseph Levine. ROBERT CHARLES ADE Ushers, Military Police. Fire Guard, R.O.T.C. Rit- le Company. Times Stall. GLENN STUART ALLISON Attendance Office. Bow- ling. Choral Club, Circus. Civic Fund Collector. GEORGE I. ANDREWS Bowlng, Adjustment Olf- ice Guard, Circus, Fire Guard, Hall Guard. LEWIS MARVIN BABBITT DOMINICK BIANCHI GORDON Achievement Dinner, Bowling, Honor Club, Mil- itary Police. R.O.T.C. Hall Gu Usher. CARL VICTOR ARNOLD Swimming, Track, Soph. Football, Achievement Din- ner, Honor Club. G. BLACKFIELD ard, Fire Guard, MILAN E. BOZICKOVICH ORAL I. BRANIGAN OLIVER FLOYD BROWN IOHN GERALD BURNS Honor Club. Swimming Team, Letter- Craftsman Staif. Hall man's Club, Honor Club. Guard, Glider Club, In- Safety Council Head. tramural Basketball. CASIMER A. BYCHIK CARL CHRISTENSEN IOSEPH NICK CHURIN Craftsman Representat- Hall Guard, Honor Club, Track Team, Swimming ive. Hall Guard, Intrumur- C.I.C. Delegate. Team. Intramural Basket- al Baseball, Chem. Club. ball and Baseball. CHARLES CLEMMONS HARVEY E. CUTLER BYRON D. DEAN CHARLES I. DELLUTRI Military Police, Rifle Biology Club. Choral Rifle Company. Hobby Wrestling, Circus. Ger- company. Picked Platoon. Club, Hall Guard Military Show, Circus, Military Po- man Club, Hall Guard. R.O.T.C. Usher, Police. Rille Team, lice, Monkey Team. Honor Club. RICHARD I. EISENACH RICHARD W. FISHER IOHN ADOLPH FLECK Service Club, Circus. Basketball, Swimming, Achievement Dinner. Hon- or Club, Athletic Letter. Q . r Y- 0 .L CLINTON V. FRALEY CHARLES R. FRISK Bowling, Attendance Achievement Dinner, Office Guard, Golf, Guard Picked Platoon, R.O.T.C. Marshal, Hall Guard. Officer's Club. . FRANK H. FRANDSEN Achievement Dinner, Honor Club, Rifle Team, Monkey Drill. Orchestra. ROBERT A. FRISK GREGORY GENNETT Officer's Color Guard, Soph. Football, Biology R.O.T.C, Officer's Club. Club, Hall Guard. Civic Letter. CHARLES F. FUHRY Basketball, Times Staff, Attendance Office Guard, Choral Club. MILTON GOLDMAN WILLIAM M. GRISWOLD Times Staff, Athletic Let- Student Council. ter, Soccer, Honor Club. Ach. Dinner, Office Guard. WALTER R. GRENDA Choral Club, Chemistry Club, Bowling, Spanish Club, Hall Guard. HOWARD L. HALVERSON DEAN S. HATHAWAY Civic Letter. Concert Military Police, R.O.T.C. Band, Office Guard, Band Color Guard. Letter, Track. HARRY R. HANEY Lost and Found Guard. ROBERT W. HELBING TERRY D. JAMES Times, Craftsman Staff, Honor Club. Achievement Dinner, Off- ice Guard, Honor Club. EDWARD H. HUTTER Achievement Dinner, Office Guard, Swimming. Civic Letter, Honor Club. CLARK G. IOHNSON IOHN EDWARD JOYCE Biology Club, Honor Choral Club, Circus, Club, R.O.T.C.. Circus. Picked Platoon, R.O.T.C. Officer, Fire Guard. ROBERT IORGENSN Achievement Dinner, Honor Club, Guard Mar- shal, Chess Team. GEORGE A. KARR EARL E. KLUGE Achievement lDinner. Athletic Letter, Hall Circus, Civic Letter, Ger- Guard, Bowling, Circus, man Club, Guard Marshal, Civic Letter. OAK A. KIRBY Bowling, Library Guard, Military Police, Pan Amer- ican Club, Usher. JOSEPH S. KUKANZA FRANCIS I. LEUVER Times Staff, Service Guard Marshal, Civic Club, German Club, Swim- Letter, Service Club, Ath- Soph. Football, Bowling. letic Letter, Bowling. KENNETH R. LANGOSCH Skating Team. SHELDON G. LEVIN ANDREW LOCSMANDY Craft.-Photo Staff, Intra- Lunch Room, Attendance mural Mgr., Wrestling, Pan Office, and Adjustment American Club, Tunes. Office Guards, Checkers. IOSEPH LEVINE Achievement Dinner, C.I. C. Representative, Soph. Football, Hall Guard. IACK ARTHUR LONG CHARLES FRED LOURICH Bowling, Hobby Show, Chem. Club, Intramural Achievement Dinner, Stu- Baseball and Basketball, dent Council, Off. Guard. Wrestling, Civic Letter. CARL WM. LOTZGESELZ. Hall Guard, Biology Club. JOHN R. MARQUEZ EDWARD LEE MILLER Hall Guard, Intramural German, Limner, and Basketball, Spanish Club. Honor Clubs. Adjustment Office and Office Guards. GEORGE MERCER R.O.T.C., Military Police. Craftsman Printer. PETER MILLER IAMES HO MOY Intramural Basketball Arx and Arts Club, Sign and Baseball, Circus. Painter, Wrestling, Circus Hall Guard, Hobby Show. HAROLED L. MORRISON Lunch Room Guard, Achievement Dinner, Mil- itary Police, Choral Club. FRED IOHN NELSON ROY BLAINE OLSON Student Council, Office R.O.T.C. Officer's Club, Guard, Craftsman Repre- Achievement Dinner, M.P. sentative, Honor Club. Chief. Picked Platoon. ROBERT SAM OAKI-'ORD Arx and Arts Club, Ger- ' man Club, Biology Club. -X Honor Club, Chem Club. IERRY E. ORLANDINI EDWIN C. PENDRYS Intramural Baseball, In- Chem. Club, Civic Let- tramural Basketball, Intra- ter, Hall Guard, Student mural Volley Ball. Council, Fire Guard. GUIDO P. PELLEGRINETTI Intramural Baseball, In- tramural Basketball, Intra- mural Volley Ball. ALONZO T. PIPPENGER ALBERT R. POWERS Achievement Dinner, Student Council, Honor R.O.T.C. Choral Club, Mil- Club, Circus. itary Police, First Aid. EDWIN A. POMYKALA Attendance Office Guard. CHARLES R. PRCIC PATRICK IOHN RUFFOLO Soph. Football, Clipping Bureau, Intramural Basket- ball. IOHN S. PRUNCHUNAS Times Staff, Clipping Bureau, Intramural Sports. F 1 ALDEN ERNEST RYD Circus, Intramural Bas- ketball, Intramural Base- ball. Lost and Found. FRANK ALEX SKELLY Swimming. Letterman's Club. IAMES W. SPRATT First Aid, Achievement Dinner, Office Guard, Hon- or Club. CHARLES V. THOMPSON Office Guard, Honor Club, Attendance Guard. Hall Guard, Service Club. IOSEPH P, WHITTAM Hall Guard, Wrestling. Hobby Show. ADOLPH A. SATTLER Achievement Dinner, R.O.T.C. Officer's Club, Honor Club. Civic Letter. EDWARD T. SKURNAK Hall Guard, Intramural Baseball, Intramural Bas- ketball, Intramural Track. RAY 1oHN s'rAcHN1K Football. soph Football. n.o.r.c. ROBERT F. TURBIN Circus, Office Guard. Times Staff, Craftsman Staff, Chem Club, R.O.T.C. NORMAN WILLIAMS WILLIA ' WALLISCH Intramu o Basketball. Intramural Baseball. . OBIE ARMOUR SMITH Swimming, Athletic Let- ter, Student Council, Cir- CHS. ELMER CHRIS STAPEL Guard, Guard Marshal and Supervisor for 1 Sem- ester. VERNON L. Van DORP Guard. I AMES F. WIVINIS Circus, Military Police. FRANK W. SCHABOLD IOHN EDWARD SMRHA Honor Club. Circus, Hall Guard, Office Guard. THOMAS F. STRAUCH Football. WILLIAM C. WAGNER Bookroom Guard, Civic Letter, Circus, Chairman Clipping Bureau. RAYMOND T. YUREVICH Bowling. WILLIAM I. SHANNON Times Staff, Civic Let ter, Guard Marshal. Crafts man Representative. ROBERT I. SORENSEN CLIFFORD E. TAYLOR Checker Club, Circus Spanish Club. FRANK CARL WEISS Camera Club, Crafts man Staff, Honor Club Photograph Staff, R.O.T.C IOSEPI-I D. ZAPKA R.O.T.C. 1 February graduates of 1944 whose pic- tures do not appear in the Craftsman. TOM IOSEPH ALBANESE ROY A. ALFORD CHARLES H. BEARDEN STANLEY BARTKIEWICZ LUCIUS BENNIE BELL ROBERT A. BONAS WILLIAM BOND IAMES CHARLES BONEY 'CLARK BRADLEY EDWARD BRANDON IOHN I. BRANNIGAN DONALD R. BROWN RAUL H. CANO WILLIAM I. CLABBY GEORGE I. COLEMAN ALLEN CRANE HAROLD V. lDEHN THEODORE DEMBINSKI IOHN E. DUNNING EUGENE F. EDWARDS FRANCIS I. FILIP PHILLIP N. FISHELLA VIVALTER H. FLETCHER ROBERT C. FURTH RICHARD I. GALE RICHARD W. GENTRY RICHARD I. GRACE ARNOLD HARDWICKS SIMUEL HARRIS HENRY I. HAVEL WILLIAM HOEPPNER WILLIAM R. HOFFMAN IOSEPH V. HRABE IOHN E, IONES ROBERT L. KEMP FRANK KRALI GUENTHER KROMMINGA NORBERT KULIGOWSKI LEONARD KUSIOLEK WALTER P. LEBETSKI GENE V. LUBANSKI IERRY LUCAS CARL V. LYREN SAM MADIA IACOB C. MARICH EUGENE H. MARTIN EDWIN I. MARZEK IUNOUS MAXWELL ROBERT MAYER CARMELO A. MESSINA STANLEY MILINOWISCH IAMES V. MONOCO ROBERT I. MOZIS ARTHUR A. MURINO IGNATIUS S. NASO ALFRED NIEDRICH WALTER NIEDRICH MICHAEL NOVAK MICHEAL NOWACZYK IOHN I. O'BRIEN DANIEL PARRILLI WILLIAM F. OLSON ROBERT O'MALLEY IOSEPH L. PARTYKA LEN I. PLEFKA IOSEPH C. RAU CHARLES I. REED WILLIAM E. REILLY IOHN I. REYES ALEXANDER C. RICE BURTON E. RIDGWAY RICHARD G. RILEY NORMAN E. ROBBINS IOHN ROCHE IOHN ROGULICH IOSEPH PHILLIP ROSS WILLIAM EUGENE SALES NATHANIEL L. SARGENT ALPHONSE V. SHEDBAR IDONALD I. SHILNY VERNON SIMS IOHN ALFRED SIWEK TED I. SOKOLOWSKI LESLIE BILL SPADE HARRY IOE SPAIDONI IOHN IOSEPH STANTON RICHARD I. STOSUR ALFRED F. STRAKSHUS ROBRT C. STRAUB CHESTER I. SUMOSKI ARTHUR M. TORRES IERRY VANDERVLIET IERRY MIKE VASSALLA PETER S. VINEGAR IAMES VYSKOCIL IOHN D, WAKEFORD WALTER LEE WALKER GEORGE R. WHITE IVIELVIN ALBERT WIERE IOHN WILKERSON LEO R. WILLIAMS HAROLD I . ZEGART BRUNO ZIOGAS Among the ranks of the 4B seniors there are Tilden men who have proved themselves to be, in three and a half years, of a superior caliber of manhood, and worthy of receiving special recognition for their services to school and country. Some, who fall into this category, left our ranks during the school term and enlisted in var- ious branches of the armed services. Fellows represented in this group who are serving in the army are Roland Pool, lack Russell, Melvin Maas, Frances Levver, Richard Gentry, Richard Fisher, Ioseph Haabe, Iohn Stanton, and Iames Monaco. Others from this group such as Iohn Prunchunas, Phillip Fisher, and Clifford Bergs- trom have choosen the navy for their military careers. Of those who have remained to finish their schooling there are students like Roy Olson, R.O.T.C. captain: Charles Fuhry, a Times editor: Frank Skilly, athlete and Times reporter: Robert Iorgensen and George Karr, National Honor Society students: and Ray Stachnile, quarter- back on the football team, who have shown outstanding school spirits. In the ability of these Tildenites to live, learn, and fight the American way is the story of their scholastic and military successes. Copy boy 4--get this to the print shop, but fast Where's the fourth form? How about the copy on the offce staff? Where are the candids for page 43 Is pagel37 captioned? This form has to be finished tonight. Stop that noise cmd get to work. What do you think this is, a picnic? To the casual visitor entering the Craftsman room this last statement might seem somewhat true,but is reality the noise and apparent confusion are part of the tremen- dous job going on behind the door of 208. Few people realize the magnitude of the task assigned to the Craftsman staff and its faculty advisors. This year's staff, working on the principle of clo- Gordon Wood. Editor-in-Chief s, THE CRAFTSMAN sfered to another sheet and pictures and copy ser cooperation between the departments, has achieved a book that we hope you will be proud of. If we follow the making of one page from the time it is but a thought until the moment a reader opens the book and glances at it we have an idea of the amount of work involved in the completion of the finished product. Let us for example, take the Times page. The layout artist is inspired with an idea suitable for that page: then, lest this brain- storm pass from his mind he sketches it roughly on layout paper. This rough sketch is then tran- 1 S .M Iohn Dluski. Art Editor. Henry Hudecek. Executive Editor. I STAFF OF 1943 are blocked in exact size. Photographs must now be planned for and a color scheme for that page devised. Copy is also assigned to a staff writer who has a deadline to meet. When the photos come in they are cut to the exact size for engrav- ing, are mounted, and are sent to the engraver. Meanwhile the copy arrives, is corrected, sent to the print shop, returned, proofread and corrected again, and is accepted. The proofs of the engrav- ing, by this time back from the engravers, are mounted in the master dummy, and are captioned. The color scheme is also mounted in the dummy , g ,wi K and the whole is ready for the copy room. We of the staff know few teachers who would trade their comparative placid teaching job for the nerve racking grind Mrs. Aldrich, our faculty advisor, undergoes every day. We of the staff also realize that without the firm guidance of her know- ing hand, the Craftsman would not be what it has been nor continue to be what it is, one of the finest books of its kind in the city. So to Mrs. Ald- rich and the rest of our fine yearbook staff, the school, we know, owes a debt of gratitude. The Craftsman Staff in quiet moment of work a rare occasion ' NOT! nur A ar J u THA! X -Au. calms s ,X E mr y 'X , fn N XD Y 5 ,.,-sf-- if -i-3 l MWF " 113 x EDITORIAL, ART AND PHOTOGRAPHIC STAFFS This year, as for many years previous, our ex- cellent print, linotype, and composing shops have done a marvelous job on the production of the Craftsman and because of the size of the book and the fact that it was run in 'three colors, the teachers, Mr. Van Artsen, Mr. Keating, and Mr. Maivald were almost overwhelmed with work. Tilden, one of the few schools in Chicago to print its own yearbook, was truly fortunate when it First Row Weiss, Dluskl f art editor, Hudecek Wexecu- tive editor: Mrs, Aldrich, sponsor, W o o d editor-in chief: Kunst copy editor. Second Row Hardin, Stastny, Marzec, Levin, Bonaguro, Di Ciro. I'h.ird How Stolarski- adv. manager, Reck. Iallitis, Vogel, Wickman, Novak, Pelc. Fourth Row Graf, Kolton, Rawdis, D o y I e. Gurrister, Gillies, Stosur, Roman. acquired the services of these expert instructors. For experts and only experts could mold inex- perienced students into printers, capable of per- forming such a gargantuan task. Few of us, not connected directly with the print shops, realize the responsible positions of those groups. The linotype room, Mr. Keating in charge, makes all the type used in the Craftsman, but their job goes farther. When a proof is made of 7 f f X64 f'J'H,f'l. E, Vx ting, Linotypist: Moy. Mercer, Cernik. ling, Streich. W tea. Kodidek , BUSINESS AND PRINTING STAFFS a block of type, it is sent to the Craftsman room where it is proofread and sent back to the lino- type room Where to be corrected. This proof- reading goes on until the type is perfect and is ready to be locked up in the galley, The composing room, headed by Mr. Maivald, composes the pages exactly as they are shown in the dummy and prepares them for the press- room. The Craftsman starts to roll a tense moment! First Row Clough: Mr. Pal- ka, Business Manager Mr. Van Artsen, Pressman: Mrs. Aldrich, Sponsorg Mr. Mai- vald, Compositor: Mr, Kea- Second Row Rardin, Schil- laci. Marassa, Graf, Coyle Third Row Sunta. Mraz Shatz, Noonan, Kazuk, Ebe Fourth Row Ksiazek, Pod horny, Schmitt, Vanek, Kroc Kazmierczak. Widmont, Mara The press room, directed by Mr. Van Artsen is the final operation before binding. It is in the print shop where the galleys are assembled into forms and the black and color forms run off. The editorial staff wishes to thank the Crafts- man printers for the cooperation they have shown this year, and every other year, in turning ideas and plans into the reality of paper and ink- the Craftsman. We hope you will like it. Adjustment guards Achievement Dinner Adjusment Office Aero and aircraft engines Appraisals and Carreers Art Assistant Principals Attendance guards Auto Shop Band Basketball Biology and Biology Club Bookroom guards Bowling Chapter heads Cheer squad Chemistry Chemistry Club Chess and Checkers Choral Club Class officers Iune 1943 Class officers Feb. 19-44 Class sponsors Clipping Bureau Commissioned officers shops Craftsman business and printing staffs Craftsman editorial and art staffs Craftsman staff and advisor Dedication Department heads Drum and Bugle Corp. Election commissioners English department Electric shop February graduates Fire guards Football Football scoreboard Foreign languages Forge shop Freshman divisions General science Guides and guidons Gym Hallguards History department Honor Club Intramural basketball Intramural swimming Intramural track Intramural wrestling Ioe Tilden INDEX 149 68-69 17 22-23 64 60-61 11 148 25 54-55 122-123 40 148 124-125 155 120 36 37 141 58 154 170 14 142 98 179 176-177 178 6 13 101 155 46-47 24 171 103 116-117 118 44-45 26 92 41 101 134-135 150-151 70 66-67 130-131 133 132 133 72 Iune graduates Iuniors divisions Letterman's Club Library Library guards Lost and Found guards Lunchroom guards Machine shop Mathematics Mechanical drawing Meteorology Military police National Honor Society Non-commissioned officers Office guards Office staff Orchestra Physics Picked Platoon Placement Office Poets' Club Pre-flight Mr. Price Print and linotype shops Parent-Teachers' Association Public Speaking Red Cross Reserve Officers Training Corps Rifle team Safety Council Scrap Senior divisions Service Club Service Flag Servicemen Singing Cadets Skating Soccer Social committee Sophomore divisions Sophomore Football Student Council Swimming Theme Times Track Typing Ushers Wrestling Wood shops Young America Speaks 156 81 128 15 146 149 147 27 32 33 39 102 65 98 146 12 56-57 38 99 16 50 20-21 10 30-31 140 51 144 96-97 100 144 145 73 143 104 105 59 126 127 154 87 121 138- 139 115 9 48-49 129 50 102 114 28-29 71 AUTOGRAPHS 4444 ,M 'A' ir QWMQQPAUTGGRAPHS QM 1 X, AUTOGRAPHS M My AUTOGRAPHS YR tiki it ir ir COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND COMPLIMENTS TILDEN TEACHERS BOWLING LEAGUE s. 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