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THE ARENA 1944 Co-Editors Barbara Bouslog Marjorie Harrison Business Managers Jean Zimmerly Jim Curl Staff Advisers Ruth Lindsey Maude E. Dorsett Mary Ida RiedellTHIS THIRTY-FIFTH VOLUME OF THE ARENA IS PRESENTED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF PARIS HIGH SCHOOL, PARIS, ILLINOISTHE ARENA 1944T Hi TH5 ARENA Hi u u 1 i , y Lento'ciiiHi I PARIS HIGH SCHOOL... ...AND OUR NEW GYMSouth of the border, lies a land of indescribable beauty and abundant wealth. It is in reality a new frontier for the people of the Americas. It took a global war to make us conscious of our neighbors to the South. The favorite phrase now instead of "Go West, young man go West", is "Go South, Americans—go South of the Border and discover the Latin Americas." Now is the time for mutual understanding and cooperation—these friends come to our house for dinner and we go to theirs. We sit comfortably talking things over, and find to our mutual satisfaction that we are all Americans. Libro Uno Nuestra Escuela People of P. H. S. Superintendent Principal Students Board of Education Faculty and Secretaries Libro Dos Los Deportes Sports of P. H. S. Football Basketball Cross Country Track G. A. A. Libro Tres Los Circulos Extra Curricular Activities Student Council Press Club The Arena Home Economics Club Future Farmers of America Industrial Arts Club Music—Vocal Instrumental Dramatics May Fete The Victory Corps CalendarLIBRO I LA ESCUELASCHOOL In general, education is one of the greatest needs of our South American neighbors. For instance, Brazil, which is larger than the United States, has only 700 high schools and the majority of children seldom attend more than two years of school. In Chile they teach only five main subjects, hygiene, agriculture, Chilean history, Chilean folklore, and civics. In Mexico the three "R’s" are secondary to the teaching of farming, hygiene, cooking, and sewing. Education is national defense in Costa Rica. They have more teachers than soldiers and it is one of the few real democracies where most of the people can read and write. The Uruguayans have one of the best educational systems in Latin America and it is compulsory and free. The University of Mexico, founded in 1553, is the oldest university in the western hemisphere.THEY KEEP THEM ROLLING R. Moss, B.S., M.A. Superintendent A friend to all students, his favorite work is keeping the schools rolling, but when he's not busy doing this you should watch him play chess or golf. His main hobby, however, is reading. BOARD OF EDUCATION Here we present the men of our advisory council. These men have directed our progress from the time we entered school. They are all interested in school and civic affairs, for we have represented on this board men who pursue a wide variety of professions and businesses in Paris. They have all given their time and interest to promote an efficient system of education. We are all grateful to these men who have made it possible for us to secure the best educational opportunities. R. J. Cotton, M. J. Money, W. L. Cramer. KaH R. O'Hoir, R. L. Bell, and B. O. Lut+rellCO-ORDINATOR OF P. H. S. A. C. Forster, B.Ed., M.A. Principal Another mathematical wizard, our principal spends his summers working in his victory garden, hunting, or fishing. A most ardent worker in the school and a willing helper to all the students, he has done much in the last two years to improve Paris High School. ★ )FACULTY OF P. H. S. It has been said that the influence of a teacher goes on forever. The faculty of Paris High School has endeavored to teach democratic ideals and give future citizenry a background and foundation upon which they can help build for a permanent peace and greater understanding among nations of the world. Otto A. Ariens, A.B., M.S. Mr. Ariens, our efficient physics and algebra teacher is the master of X—Y=2X or? He was once in the Air Corps as a mechanic. During summer vacation ho works with the State Highway Deportment and says ho has no special hobby. Mary Dole Bryan, B.A. Here's to P.H.S.'s librarian who is always willing to lend a helping hand in the library to the students, especially the poor freshies. She has a liking for scrap books, and collects decorative objects. Pet peeve—waiting. Miriam Church, B.S. Freshman science teacher, and their faithful adviser—what a task she does have! Her pleasant personality and the sparkle in her eyes gives us a good picture of her. She collects china dogs and is fond of sewing. Alice Cleveland, B.S. "Cleve" is one of the school's busiest teachers for besides directing class ploys, she is the sponsor of the Speech Club and also sponsor of the Senior Class. She is fond of books, red roses, and collects china. Pet peeve—indefiniteness ond insincerity. LaRue Dayton, A.B. This year Miss Dayton has her hands full with both the junior and senior English classes. Her leisure time interests are many—books, gardening, music, mountain climbing, swimming and the theater. Maude E. Dorsett, A.B. The saying that big things come in little packages certainly holds true to Miss Dorsett, freshman English mentor. One of the advisers of the Arena she has given much time and help to make the book a success. Likes silly hats and to talk. Page Fifteen E. W. Eveland, B.S. Basketball? Basketball. But outside of his famous coaching ability. Coach likes trail work at Yellowstone Pork where he did plenty of hiking last summer. Besides keeping the best of scrap books on his basketball and track teams, his hobbies are hunting and fishing. Pet peeve— paper on the dressing room floor. Catherine Farrell, A.B., M.S. Our French. Spanish, and civics teacher: prefers her students to stay awoke during class. She is P.H.S.'s cupid, and knows the inside of all the latest romances, and is the Girls’ Adviser this year. Sf' Georgana Green, P.H.B. Sophomore English and history teacher, friendly disposition and patience toward the pupi mokes her well liked by the student body. She is interested in the theater, enjoys concerts, and has a liking for nature study, specially birds and flowers. Margaret Haas, B.S. A nowcomor to P.H.S. this year. "Miss Maas is a member of the commercial deportment. Besides teaching she is an adviser for the Student Council and is sponsor of the Press Club. Interested in people—both male and female—and dogs and cats. Her hobbies are everything but sleeping. D. H. Hamilton, B.S. Mr. Hamilton teaches the younger generation the art of farming. When he attended P.H.S.. he was a member of the first Paris basketball team to play in a state tournament. A sailor in the first World War, ho made two trips across the Atlantic. His hobby—forming. Spends his summers visiting his boys' projects. Eleanor Hamilton Native of Defiance. Ohio, our girls' physical education instructor likes all sports, especially basketball ond swimming. She usually spends her vacation as a counselor at a girls’ camp and outside of sports, prefers painting. Agnes Hendricks, B.S., M.A. Home living teacher. Miss Hendricks is envied by everyone because of her poise and attractive appearance. She collects recipes, makes slip covers. and refinishes old furniture. Lost summer she took a course in costume designing in New York. Addie Hochstrasser, A.B., A.M. Miss Hochstrasser teaches the junior ond senior classes the fundamentals of English literature. She believes that every student should develop punctuality. She spends her leisure time playing golf and writing to her former students who are in the service. Page SixteenRuth Ann Hohler, B.S., M.S. P.H.S. welcomes Miss Hohler. the new shorthand and typing teacher, who comes from Cape Girardeau. Missouri. Miss Hohler enjoys cycling and reading. She is an adviser for the editorial staff of the Press Club. Her secret ambition is to learn to paint and to write a book. Francis Hoke, B.S. A likeable personality with a pleasant smile all help to describe Mr. Hoke, teacher of the math department. Likes all kinds of sports, especially golf. Also fond of photographic work. Spent the summer as a guard at Campbell Soup Company— can you imagine? Ruth Lindsey, B.S., M.S. Editorial adviser of the Arena. She collects silver and bronze miniature antiques, likes to travel, and has visited our neighbors to the south. Pet peeve—people who can make good grades and won’t. She teaches ancient, modern, and world history. C. J. Little, B.Ed. Our athletic director and head of the chemistry department. He spends his summers working as an engineer or a teacher in a summer school. His pet peeve is not pronouncing words correctly. Mr. Little, what are those initials C. J. for? Fannie M. Luckhaupt, A.B. Miss Luckhaupt. mild-mannered biology teacher, has done much to develop the atmosphere of the subject she teaches for her room is literally a garden in itself. Her hobby is working with flowers. Ellen Nelson, A.B. New to Paris she comes from Nebraska and teaches our boys and girls to sing. Her favorite sport is football, and her hobby is collecting classical records. Pet peeve—wet weather. Blame her? Mary Perisho, B.S. One would think that Miss Perisho, home economic and related science teacher, would have cooking as her hobby but strangely enough it is young people. She is very interested in their welfare. She has quite a collection of little sawdust animals which she makes in her spare time. Mary Ida Riedell, B.A. Her winning smile and patient attitude have won her mony friends. She took up the task of business manager of the Arena this year. She likes bicycle riding, arranging flowers, and experimenting on a new recipe—fair warning, Mr. Riedell.Stella Risser A teacher in the stenographic department. She has a fancy for blue Chevrolet cars and one of P.H.S.'s best basketball fans. She likes to read. Pet peeve—disturbance in the seventh hour assembly. S. S. Shake, B.S., M.S. Our industrial arts teacher has been with us for two years now. He has a great sense of humor and likes to tease people, but demands attention in his classes. Pet peeve—dirty hands, neck, and ears. Likes honesty and precision on the drawing board. He likes to sponsor ice skating parties, and by the way, he cuts o neat figure eight on the ice. Margaret Sullivan A very efficient secretory to Mr. Moss. Outside of work, she is interested in reading and enjoys playing bridge. Very quiet, but always willing to help. Pet peeve—people who are always pestering. H. D. Sweeley, B.S. Our football coach, American history teacher, and his mama's sweetest baby. "Deac" wos born in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, and has wandered almost all over the world. Even if we can't understand why he landed in Paris, we're certainly glad he did. The senior's favorite poet used to play baseball, but would much rather read at the present time. Elsia Tate, A.B. Latin teacher extraordinary of Paris High has. this year, added a new subject to her curriculum and that is current literature. Miss Tate is well qualified for this by her extensive travels and wide reading. She spent last summer as an officer in a girls' reform school in Indianapolis. Mary Ellen Tweedy Mr. Forster's secretary—thinks a lot of Italy, but wonders if there are very many good-looking girls over there. Her pet peeve is mud-spotted hose. Likes to read good books ond you should see her yelling at one of P.H.S.'s basketball games. Lou Waterloo P.H.S.'s band and orchestra conductor. He composes marches as a hobby. He can play any standard musical instrument. A favorite with all the music students ond has several different bands. Pet phrase is C.W. (meaning "chair-warmer".) Jane Wilson, B.Ed. One of the newcomers to Paris High who graduated from this school in '39. This is her first year of teaching. She teaches English and Latin—likes good music and collects operatic records. Another of Paris' ardent basketball fans. Pet peeve—students who talk during class. Page EighteenSENIOR CLASS OF 1944 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Malcolm Tucker Vice-President Thelma Smith Secretary Virginia Adams Treasurer Leo Swinford Adviser Miss Cleveland SENIOR CLASS HISTORY It doesn’t seem possible—why it was only yesterday that the seniors of '41 were sending us up to the attic for our English classes. Yes, that was when we were freshmen, with Miss Helen Murphy as our sponsor. We were scared of the teachers; of being late; of the upper classmen; of having to get permits; and oh, so many other things in this big awe-inspiring school. Remember how much fun the dances and parties were? We presented, with the help of the sophomores, the plays "Selma Goes Psychic" and "Major for a Day". That year didn't lost long and then we were sophomores (wise). No senior was better than we. The plays that year were "The Early Worm" and "The Auction". The freshmen won the ticket selling contest so we gave a pay-off party for them. We felt more at home by then. Some of our class-mates went to the Latin Conference at Normal, Illinois, that year. Our Junior year was perhaps the busiest. "Ever Since Eve" was our class play and it was a big success. A journalism club was formed and many of our members were active in Speech Club and sports. What a time we had when our team won the State Basketball Championship. We had the state champs right in our own school! To celebrate we had a whole day of pep meetings, snake dances, and a big Victory Dance that lasted all afternoon. Then came the big job of decorating the gym and we would never have succeeded without Mr. Shake's help. Those decorations were for the reception and Prom given in honor of the graduating class. That glorious night we were transformed like Cinderella into a fairyland of soft lights, sweet music, pretty dresses, flowers, and handsome boys—all in the atmosphere of a Southern garden. Thus ended another year, and we still had one to go. It has come, and is almost gone—the last year of our high school life. So many things have happened this year. A finance committee was elected to help with the Arena. They led the way in presenting a Carnival, school dances, a rummage sale, and various ways of making money. We seniors sold Christmas cords, show tickets, Arenas, candy, ice cream and pop corn. The Senior class play "Stage Door" was presented early this year and it was a really good production. We had the added feature of movies in history class. We've had lots of fun at Paris High, but we have missed those class-mates who have left to answer the call of their country. The list of persons we won't forget is endless, for we have many outstanding students in the senior class, and years from now we'll still be remembering "way back when". Page NineteenGOOD DAY AMIGOS Celia Acklin P.H.S. will be a quieter place without Teetie's sparkling conversation. Class plays I. 3; Journalism 3, 4; Home Room Secretary 4; G.A.A. I. 2; May Fete I. 2. 3, 4; Speech Club 2. 3. 4. Virginia Adams Paris's songbird chirps merrily along. Class officer I, 4; “The Messiah" 3; Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: G.A.A. I. 2, 3. 4; Arena Staff 4; Student Council 3. Weyman Allen The football team will miss “Rabbit", even if the teachers won't. Football I. 2. 3. 4; F.F.A. I; Glee Club I. 2; Track I, 2; Intramural Basketball I. 2, 3. 4; Industrial Arts I. Joe Archer Future farmer of America. Track I; F.F.A. 2, 3, 4. Norma Ashley One of the few good girl basketball players of P.H.S. May Fete 2, 3, 4; Home Ec. Club I. 2; G.A.A. I; Scottland High School I. Lorraine Bandy Quiz Kid number I. May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. Mary Bandy Her quiet charms have won her many friends. May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club 4; Secretory and Treasurer of Student Council 4; Executive Council 4; Journalism Club 4; President Home Room 3. Donald Beck “Whistling Don" is really a whiz at industrial arts. Intramural Basketball 2. 3; Cross Country I; Industrial Arts Club 4. Page TwentyDorothy Bennett A friend in need is a friend indeed. G.A.A. I, 2, 3. 4; May Fete 1,2, 3, 4; Band 2. 3; Carnival 4. Leroy Benson The ladies favorite clerk—oh, Leroy! Class Play 2. Robert Bledsoe Everyone likes your smile, Bob. F.F.A. I, 2, 3. 4; Industrial Arts 3; Cross Country 3, 4; Track 3. 4. Barbara Bouslog Bobs is in a khaki colored daze these days. Class Vice President 3; Speech Club 2. 3, 4; "Mrs. Miniver" 3; Journalism Club 3. 4; Honor Roll 2: Arena Staff 4. Paul Boyer P.H.S.’s future aviation whiz. Industrial Arts I. 2; Cross Country I; Track I; F.F.A. 3. 4; F.F.A. Reporter 4; Home Room officer 3, 4. Donald Brinkerhoff I wonder how the cows react to Kitten's bright red shirts? F.F.A. I. 2. 3. 4; Football I. 2, 3. 4. Bernadine Brown A true American girl who helps with the war effort in many ways. May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Home Ec. Club Tigerettes 3. Bernard Buntain "Baby Beef Buntain"—who knows he may go to Hollywood. Pane Twenty-oneWE INTRODUCE Mark Cassity Slow but sure—that's Cassity. F.F.A. 4; Track I; Industrial Arts I. 2. Virginia Clark Florence Nightingale, the second. May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. Bobbie Cochran Greased lightning on a basketball floor. Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Track 1,2, 3. 4; Cross country 1,2, 3, 4; Glee Club I; Home Room Treasurer 4. Carl Cornwell What would P.H.S. have done without Carl's truck in the scrap drives? John Cox John left to join the navy early this year. Norma Cox Leaves Paris High to be a farmerette on a farm northwest of Paris. G.A.A. I, 2, 3. 4; Home Room President 4; Tigerettes 3. 4: May Fete I, 2. 3. 4: Home Ec. Club I. Barbara Crabtree Little things come in big packages. G.A.A. 1,2; Class Play I; Speech Club 4; May Fete 1,2, 3, 4. Marjorie Cunningham The feelings are mutual between Marj and Deac. May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. Page Twenty-twoJames Curl President Curl leads the student government of Paris High. Class President I; Student council 3, 4; President of Student council 4; Arena Staff 4; Honor Roll I, 2. 3. 4. Mary Jean Curl With the dark hair she'll be a wow in a white uniform. Speech Club 3; Class play 3; Home Room Secretary 3; May Fete I. 2. 3. 4. Katherine David Another future lady in white. May Fete I, 2. 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3; Tigerettes 3. Marjorie Davidson Sincerity would be an asset to anyone. May Fete 1. 2, 3. 4. Margaret Dowling Leaves Paris High to do her bit by becoming a nurse. Band I. 2. 3; May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Chorus I; Carnival 4. Ernest Eastham If silence was golden, he’d be 14 carat. F.F.A. 2. 3, 4. James Elledge There's plenty of girls in Paris, James. Track I, 2, 3; Intramural Basketball I, 2, 3; Class Play 3; Home Room Secretary 3; Cross country 2, 3; Carnival 4. Leon Emery He's in the army now! Page Twenty-threeTHE SENORES AND SENORITAS Orin Emriclc Just a man of few words. F.F.A. 4. Jane English Such big words for such o little girl! Band 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2; Chorus I; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Defense Stamps Booth 4; May Fete I. 2. 3, 4. Max Farrell Leaves P.H.S. to become an air corps cadet. Intramural Basketball 3. Dorothy Fidler Can you imagine sophisticated Dottie as an accountant? Class Vice-President I; Secretary Home Room 4; May Fete, I. 2. 3. 4; Honor Roll I. 2. Betty Fields We all wish we could be as nonchalant as Betty. May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Carnival 4. Norma Flarity Quiet and sincere, who could aslc for more? May Fete I. 2, 3. 4; Home Ec. Club I. Mary Jo Flanagan Flanagan, and her individual giggles. May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Speech Club 3, 4; Tigerettes 3. Elizabeth Gibb Paris’s model of 1944. Springfield School. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania; Home Room President 4; "East Lynne" 4; Glee Club 3. 4; Speech Club 3, 4; May Fete 3. 4; Tennis manager-G.A.A. 4. Page Twenty-fourGeraldine Gilbert Gerry left school the first semester. Tommy Gillum Although Tom has been at P.H.S. for a short time, he has won many friends. Decatur High School. Decatur, Illinois I, 2; Vallejo High School. Vallejo. California 3. Jane Givens She has the red hair, but where's the temper? May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Tigerettes 3. Barbara Gliclc Barbara Gliclc—pretty Slick. May Fete I, 2. 3. 4; Speech Club 3, 4; G.A.A. I, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2; Carnival 4. Harold Gorman He is a hard working grocer. Intramural Basketball 2, 3. Robert Graham Bob answered his country's call by joining the Navy because he thought he was "Wright." Jean Griffin Jean entered school this last semester. We wish you good luck. Beverly Hamilton "Hamie" leaves P.H.S. to go to the farm. Class Treasurer I; Class play 3; Arena Reporter 3; Glee Club 2, 3; Speech Club 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3, 4. Page Twenty-fiveOF PARIS HICH SCHOOL Barbara Hardy Her hair is her crowning glory. One of P.H.S.'s leading cheer leaders. Cheerleader 3, 4; May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; G.A.A. I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club 3, 4; Arena Finance Committee 4; Carnival 4. Betty Lou Harper Jitterbug Harper has a cheery smile for everyone. G.A.A. I. 2. 3, 4; May Fete I. 2, 3, 4; Home Room Treasurer 3; Speech Club 3. Robert Harpring With that surplus of brains, he'll make a keen civil engineer. Band I. 2. 3. 4; Orchestra 2. 3, 4; Class Treasurer 3; Home Room officer 3; Intramural Basketball 3, 4; Carnival 4. Marjorie Harrison Beauty and brains do mix. so we see. Colorado Springs. Colorado I; Choir I; Journalism Club 3; Tiger Tales 4; May Fete 3. 4; Tigerettes 3, 4; Arena Staff 4. James Hawkins We hope he can tell twins apart. F.F.A. 3; Basketball I; Basketball manager 2; Track I; Cross country I. Robert Henson That flashy little fellow who is always seen in the senior locker room. Intramural Basketball I. 2. 3. 4; Track I; Industrial Arts I, 2. Lucile Hicks Who wouldn't want to go to a dance with Lucille? Glee Club I. 2. 3; G.A.A. I. 2. 3, 4; Tigerettes 3. 4; May Fete I. 2, 3, 4; Carnival 4. Norma Hinds Quiet sophistication. May Fete I, 2. 3. 4; Honor Roll I. 3. 4; G.A.A. 4. Page Twenty-sixJoan Humphrey Her personality and pep will help her to make a good doctor’s wife. G.A.A. 1,2, 3. 4; Class play I, 2; Home Room officer 3, 4; Speech Club 3; May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Arena Staff 4. Jaunifa Irish Have you seen the ring on her left hand, third finger—her future seems well taken care ofl Band 2, 3. 4; Speech Club 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. Martha Jenkins Good luck, Martha, in your career whatever it may be. Band 2; May Fete I. 2, 3. 4. Mary Johnson Quiet, demure, and a speedy typist. May Fete 1,2,4. Peggy Johnson One of P.H.S.’s jitterbugs. Glee Club I, 2. 3, 4; May Fete I. 2, 3. 4; Speech Club 3, 4; G.A.A. I. 2, 3. 4: Speech Club plays 3, 4; Carnival 4. Nanette Keyes Twinkle toes wants to dance her way to fame. G.A.A. I, 2. 3; Speech Club 2. 3, 4; Class play I; Tigerettes 3, 4; May Fete I. 2. 3, 4; Chorus I. 2. Phyllis Knight With her dramatic ability and training. Phyllis should succeed in her future radio career. Speech Club 2, 3, 4; Speech contest 2, 3; Honor Roll I; Arena Staff 4; Student Council 4; Class play 3. Floyd Landsaw That boy can really manipulate his moccasins. Glee Club 2, 3; Speech Club 2, 3. 4; Class play I. Page Twenty-sevenBetty Jo Layman Quite o gal, doing 4 years work in 3—another musician. G.A.A. I, 2, 4; Chorus I; May Fete I. 2, 4; Home Ec. Club t; Band I, 2. 4; Orchestra 4. Eleanor Leitch The war broke up the favorite twosome of P.H.S. Chorus I; Glee Club 2, 4; Journalism 4; May Fete 1,2, 3, 4. Robert Loy Always seen and heard everywhere. Leaves for the air corps. Chairman Finance Committee 4; Class play I; Speech Club 2, 3. 4; "The Moon Is Down" 4; "Ballad for America” 2; Home Room Secretary 4. Charity McCulley The first thing one notices about Charity is her sparkling eyes. Home Ec. Club I: Tigerettes 3; Speech Club 3: May Fete 1, 2, 3, 4; Carnival 4. Betty McDaniel Betty left Paris to continue her education at Longview. Dorothy McGuinn Quietness is her outstanding quality. May Fete I, 2. 3, 4; Honor Roll I; Victory Corps 4; Speech Club 4; Carnival 4. Don Moss "Moe" will be missed os usher next year. Glee Club 2, 3; Tennis 2. Ronald Mullen "Dutch" is another air corps man. Cross Country'1, 2; Basketball I; Intramural Basketball 3. Page Twenty-eightMartha Nichols Her favorite song is "My Buddy". G.A.A. 1,2,3: Speech Club 4; Tigerettes 3; May Fete 1,2. 3, 4. Cleo Parrish Just a quiet, peaceful farmer. Oliver High School I, 2; Track 3. 4; F.F.A. 4; Cross Country 4. Dorothy Perry Dottie could go places with her shorthand ability. May Fete 1,2, 3, 4. James Phelps Salute to a future Marine. We wish you luck, Jim. Intramural Basketball 2, 4; Basketball I; Track I; Cress Country I; Glee Club I, 2, 3. Dee Phenicie With that blond hair doesn't she "slay" you? Glee Club I. 2, 3; Class Plays I, 3; Tigerettes 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room Vice President 4; Speech Club 3. Kenneth Phillips Ho has an ambition to wear a pair of silver wings—we hope you moke the grade, Kenny. Intramural Basketball I, 2, 3: Cross Country I; Track I; F.F.A. 3, 4; Band 2, 4; Industrial Arts 2. Allen Piper Leaving P.H.S.—isn't that enough? Industrial Arts 4. Rosemary Plummer Mischief sparkles in her eyes. May Fete I. 2. 3. 4: G.A.A. I, 2. 3. 4; Chorus I; Speech Club 2. 4: Carnival 4. Page Twenty-nineOF OUR NATION Betty Propst Why worry about tomorrow? I'm sure I don't. G.A.A. I, 2. 3, 4: Chorus 2; Speech Club 3: Tigerettes 3. Anita Quinn Oh, my diploma—my troubles will soon be over. Oliver I, 2; May Fete 3, 4; Chorus 3; Tigerettes 3, 4; "Messiah" 3. Wanda Reed A loyal supporter of G.A.A. Mottoon High School 3; G.A.A. I. 2. 3. 4; May Fete I, 2, 4; Speech Club 2; Carnival 4. Herbert Rehner The leading dramatists of today had better look-out for Herbert; he's heading their way. Speech Club 2, 3, 4—President 4; Student Council 4; Arena Staff 4; Class Plays 2. 3. 4; Glee Club I. 2, 3, 4; Home Room officer 2, 3. Paul Rinesmith Men of few words are always the best. Football 3, 4; Glee Club I. 2, 3; Intramural Basketball I. 2, 3. Norma Jane Sater Bubbling over with vitality—that's Norma. Home Room Secretary 4; G.A.A. 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. Rose Mary Sater It's Rosy to—"Morrow". May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Carnival 4. Annabelie Sidenbender Men are the least of her worries. Honor Roll I; Chorus 2; Glee Club 3. 4; May Fete 1.2. 3. 4; Tigerettes 3; "Messiah" 3. Page ThirtyThelma Smith This little red head has a wonderful personality. Glee Club I. 2; Speech Club I; Class Ploy I—"Major for o Doy"; Closs Vice-President 4; Homo Room officer 3. 4; G.A.A. I. 2. Kathleen Stepp Kathleen Stepp has lots of pep. G.A.A. I; May Fete I. 2. 3, 4. Wilma Stickler Give her a horse to ride, and she’s satisfied. May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Tigerettes 3; G. A. A. I, 3. 4. Alberta Sturgell What would we do without Alberta's accompaniment at our pep sessions? Glee Club I. 2. 3, 4; School pianist 2. 3. 4; May Fete I, 2. 3, 4; Tigerettes 3; Speech Club 3: ' Messiah" 3. Phil Sunkel Phil never works, never hurries, never sleeps, and never worries. Glee Club 3; Speech Club 2, 3. 4; Closs Plays I, 3. Robert Sunkel P.H.S.’s future band leader. He always does things "Wright". Band I. 2. 3. 4; Orchestra 2. 4; Intramural Basketball 2, 4; Home Room Vice-President 3. 4; Senior Finance Committee for Arena 4; King of Senior Carnival 4. Leo Swinford "Nick" has on eye for the basket, and a knack for making A's". Basketball I. 2. 3. 4; Cross Country 1.2, 3. 4; Track I. 2. 3. 4; Honor Roll I, 2. 3, 4; Closs officer 2. 4; Student Council 4. Vera Swinford Speed demon on the typewriter and a cute senior. May Fete 1, 3,4. Page Thirty-oneEXTENDERS OF GOOD WILL TO OUR Mary Nelle Tackitf What would Mary Nelle do without Tennis? May Fete 1,2,3, 4. Jack Thomson Jack quit school in the early port of the year. Malcolm Tucker Here's wishing good luck to the president of the senior class. Intramural Basketball 2; Football I, 2. 3. 4; Track I; F.F.A. I. 2; Glee Club I, 2, 3; Class Play 3; Class President 4. Walter Tucker Tall, dark and handsome! F.F.A. I; Cross Country I; Speech Club 4; Class Treasurer 2; Home Room Secretary 3; Home Room Treasurer 4. Lorene Tuttle Always willing to give a helping hand. May Fete I; N.Y.A. 3; Volunteer work at O.P.A. Lola Tweedy Industrious and friendly. Home Ec. 1,4; May Fete 3. 4; Carnival 4. Dale Walls Little but mighty. Dale is sure for success. F.F.A. 2; Intramural Basketball 2; Carnival 4. Helen Walls The way she hits those keys on the typewriter is no joke. Scottland High School 1. 2; Home Ec. Club I. 2: G.A.A. I, 2. Page Thirty-two Lavern Washburn Lavern ond his car ore inseparable. Another future farmer of America. F.F.A. I. 2. 4. Donald White He'll never fail you as a friend. Intramural Basketball I. 2, 4; Band 2. 3. 4. Howard White Leaves to help supply the food basket of America. F.F.A. 1.2. 3. 4; Track 2; F.F.A. President 4. Betty Whitton Her favorite color is "Black". G.A.A. I. 2. 3. 4; May Fete I. 2, 3. 4; Tigerettes 3. Mary Lou Wilkins Mary is her name and "merry" may she always be. May Fete I. 2, 3, 4. Donald Williamson A good friend to everyone. Marilyn Willison A shark at ploying basketball! May her heart never be as hard os her muscles. G.A.A. 2, 3. 4; Tigerettes 3, 4; Speech Club 2; Carnival 4; May Fete 1, 2. 3. 4. Wayne Willoughby If still water is deep, Wayne will be an ocean. Page Thirty-threeLATIN-AMERICAN NEIGHBORS Elcnora Wright Where's Elenora? Everyone is on the constant look-out for "Heffie”, because she's always ready with a helping hand and winning smile. Tiger Tales Staff 4; Arona Staff 4; Home Room officer 4; May Fete I, 2. 3. 4; Speech Club 4; G.A.A. 2, 3. Joann Wright If Jo cou'd only sing, we know of a future band leader who would be most interested. May Fote I. 2. 3; Tigerettes 3; Chorus I. 2. Wanda Lee Wright Much Wanda does and does it well. A very conscientious student. G.A.A. I. 2. 3. 4: Tigerettes 3. 4; May Fete I. 2. 3. 4; Honor Roll 3; Carnival 4. Jean Zimmerly An all around girl if there ever was one. We will miss Jean in the years to come. Student Council 3. 4; Cheer Leading 3. 4; G.A.A. I. 2. 3, 4; Band I. 2; Glee Club I, 2, 3; May Fete I. 2. 3, 4. SENIOR PERSONALITIES Virginia Adams — Ginnie leaves to study voice. Weyman Allen—favorite words in history class: "I don't know." Mary Bandy—nickname: "Dark eyes." Barbara Bouslog—likes an ex-athlete now working for Uncle Sam. Bernard Buntain—"Baby Beef"—Deac's little helper in the camera room. Bobbie Cochran—Short, dark, and handsome. James Curl—Jim knows part of the.way to Terre Haute. Mary Jean Curl—A farmer's wife—to be or not to be? Marjorie Davidson—The girl with a sweet personality. Orin Emrick—Shy, but a swell guy. Jana English—Oh, that Latin student! Max Farrell—hobby—making errors in typing."Bunny" Gibb—Gentlemen prefer blondes, no? Tommy Gillum—the poet of P.H.S. Jane Givens—Do the M.P.s prefer red-heads? Beverly Hamilton —Hamie's favorite course—Home Ec. We wonder why? Barbara Hardy—Our glamour girl. Bob Harpring—His hobby is making A’s and playing music. Marjorie Harrison—Our reporter. Bob Henson—Can't he get there on time? Joan Humphrey—We'd like to know Jo’s technique. Phyllis Knight—The girl who carries on. Robert Loy—Remember his imitation of Lynne Fontaine? Herbert Rehner—Actor and photographer of P.H.S. The Saters—Norma Jane and Rosie are two of those "third finger, left hand" girls. Thelma Smith—The girls locker room will be quiet without Smitty. Bob Sunkel —Everything is "Wright" with Sunk . Nickie Swinford—One of those guys who likes to get around. Walter and Malcolm—Those Tucker boys! Betty Whitton—The Ray of sunshine. Elenora Wright — Waiting for Bob. Joann Wright—The cute little gal with the laugh. Jean Zimmerly—out future aviatrix. Page Thirty-fourJUNIOR CLASS OF 1944 JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS President. . . . Vice-President Secretary Treasurer. . . Adviser Donald Blair Bob Tait Frances Wright Jack Kennedy Miss Dayton J UNIORS just for one short year, U ndergoing pain and fear; N ow all the year they toiled away, I nactive? No, sir—not a day. O nward—forward they do strive. R esounding, eager, all alive. S eniors in 1945. After two years, finally upper classmen, we proudly endeavored to surpass all records set by previous junior classes and peered forward through the mist hanging over the world, preparing ourselves scholastically for the future. Boys, some with experience of years past, others trying for their first time, built the nucleus of the athletic teams. Our girls carried on social activities, joined the G.A.A., Pep Club, and other extra-curricular activities. We showed our dramatic talents in the very successful production of "Larry". The class ordered their treasured rings, supported and enjoyed other classes' activities as well as our own, and each individual aided the other to form a unity in the class. Many juniors have distinguished themselves in various school activities. Who can forget: Rosemary Bandy's, participation in activities and untiring ambition. Barbara Bibo's, personality plus and dramatic activities. David Bristow's, realistic hysteria in "The Moon Is Down." - Louis Carli's, state of perpetual glee and deviltry. John Cychol’s, lanky stature and innocent expressions on the hardwood. Pat Flanagan's, broad shoulders and incoherent remarks. T. A. Foley's, dry humor and quiet charm. John Hall's, lightning speed on the basketball floor. Mary Murphy's, sparkling wit in and out of classes. Caroline Sunkel's, langorous movement contrasting with natural intellect. Barbara Stewart's, inevitable procrastination and "cute" grin. Bob Sprague's, lovable protrayal of "Larry" in our class play. Larry Sweeley's, thrilling football performances with Pop sitting on the bench. Harriett Winans', bustling efficiency. "Franny" Wright's, sweet simplicity and devotion to basketball. Page Thirty-fivePage Thirty-six FIRST ROW: Keen, Irvine, Krueger, Kizer, C. Jones. SECOND ROW: Joseph, E. Kennedy, Krobel, Kinnamon, M. Kenney. THIRD ROW: Johnston, V. Lively, J. Hart, Jacobs, Kneisley, Howe. FOURTH ROW: E. Hill, J. Kennedy, Hutchings, Luttrell, Heubel, Kerrick, Hires. FIRST ROW: Shew, Strecker, Sibley, Sprague, Steidl. SECOND ROW: Sunkel, Stewart, Skinner, Stotts, Sidenbender, Shewey. THIRD ROW: Shipley, Rosenberg, Powell, Sweeley, Sarran, Reed, Russel, Richards, Ray.FIRST ROW: B. Butler, R. Bandy, B. Bibo, L. Carli, Cychol. SECOND ROW: Chainey, J. David, Broomfield, M. Archer. THIRD ROW: Barnett, M. Butler, Bodme, D. Butler, Apple, R. Blanford, Babcock, Blair. FOURTH ROW: L. Curl, Bishop, R. Brunsman, D. Bristow, J. Canty, A. Bouslog. ★ FIRST ROW: Hamilton, Foley, Dickenson, Eldredge, Flanagan, Gill. SECOND ROW: Davis, Gibbons, Frazier, Ewing, Englum, Harris. THIRD ROW: Dively, Deem, Elam, Gale, Dorothy. FOURTH ROW: Harpring, Ford, Hall, Fritsch, Davidson, Dunlap. Page Thirty-sevenFIRST ROW: B. Miller, Moore, B. Owen, M. Murphy, J. Martin. SECOND ROW: V. Nicldes, C. Obetz, Perisho, D. Martin, Morris, Myers, Macke. THIRD ROW: Malone, McMullen, Mill-house, Peel, B. Murphy, J. Nichols. ★ FIRST ROW: B. Wright, Vaughn, F. Wright, Winans, Tait, B. Wright, D. White. SECOND ROW: Vlahos, Tyler, Tiffin, Vicory, Waltz, Tomlinson, Van Buren. THIRD ROW: Williams, C. White, Weant, Vietor, Waymire, Ward, Watson, O. Wilson. Pago Thirty-eightSOPHOMORE CLASS OF 1944 SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary .. Treasurer . Adviser Shirley Eldredge Glada Hartwich Philip Bristow Robert Curl Miss Tate SOPHOMORE HISTORY In the fall of '43, we, the sophomore class, returned to P.H.S. with sharpened pencils and clean notebooks determined to learn how the Romans did it and what (if anything) Aristophanes had that Bob Hope lacks. We hold the record of being the largest sophomore class in the history of P.H.S. and therefore are quite active. Our budding young genii have attained honor-roll membership and noble sophomores are found in nearly every school organization. We started our social life off with a "bang’’ by successfully sponsoring a dance in honor of the football squad. Remember Glada singing "In the Blue of Evening" and "I Never Mention Your Name"? In October we showed the more serious side of our happy existence by bringing in more tin cans and pounds of paper than any other class, to win the scrap drive. Yes, we can be serious when the occasion calls for it. We are well aware of the world situation and understand the seriousness of it. We know what it means to have a friend or relative "somewhere at sea" or "over there". We realize that even we will be in the thick of it soon and we re getting ready for it. But as we re getting ready we re having fun and in years to come we ll remember the good times we had as sophomores at good old P.H.S. Two outstanding personalities whom we'll remember are Bob Cox and Bill Middleton, our star drummers. Have they got rhythm! Also classified in the rhythm section are Glada Hartwich, song-bird of the class, and Jim Brewster with his trumpet. We'll remember Shirley Eldredge too, who, although he isn't a miser, does like "Money" and Pat Wright who thinks life is just a perpetual "Cychol." We'll never forget Dot Kienast's giggle or Richard Mc-Kinzie's personality. They perfectly illustrate the statement "laugh and the world laughs with you". Who can forget Willard Pott's Latin recitations or the slightly eccentric "Red" Curl? These, to mention only a few, are the people we ll remember when in years to come we look back on 1944 A.D. V Page Thirty-nin FIRST ROW: Ashley, Bolton, Bergen, Apgor, Brewster, Ball, J. Boyd. SECOND ROW: Burkett, R. Campbell, Ariens, Bouslog, Baird, F. Ashley, Beck, E. Campbell. THIRD ROW: Brading, P. Allen, Brown, Arrasmith, Breneman, Alexander. FOURTH ROW: Bishop, P. Bristow, Ashby, Bav-singer, Baker, Cary, Askin. ★ FIRST ROW: Long, McKinzie, Money, Moss, Lucas, Milburn, McCulloch. SECOND ROW: Nail, Lindsey, Landsaw, Landis, Myer, Long. THIRD ROW: Myers, Middleton, Manning, C. Loy, Martin, McKinnon, Mopes. FOURTH ROW: D. Miller, Montross, Malone, L. Miller, McClarey, Mohler. Poge FortyPage Forty-one FIRST ROW: Chapman, Chenoweth, Cramer, Doak, Elam, Downing, R. Cur!. SECOND ROW: R. M. Curl, Cash, M. Eldredge, Dorothy, D. Craig, Devers, Davis, Cunningham. THIRD ROW: Collier, Dively, B. Drake, Creech, R. Drake. Eastham, Colvin. FOURTH ROW: J. Davidson. C. Craig, Cox, Clark, J. Davidson, Dickson, F. Drake. F ST ROW: Gibb, Englum, M. Emrick, Hardy, Frey, B. Emrick. SECOND ROW: Farris, 'Elliott, Fuqua, Hardy, Essinger, Fultz, Gale. THIRD ROW: Funkhouser, Good, M. Eldredge Hamilton, Foreman, Garvin, B. Elliott, Griffin, Emery. FOURTH ROW: Fletcher, Geilit 9 redge, J. Frazier, Haase, Forster, Elledge, E. Frazier. S.FIRST ROW: Pederson, Snider, P. Reynolds, Oborn, Show, Shooff, Spierling, Reed. SECOND ROW: Slay, Shonk, Shonk, J. Rhodes, Rhoden, Rupel, Parrish, Ogden. THIRD ROW: L. Rhodes, Rinesmith, O'Bannon, Stone, Robinson, Pine, O’Betz, Steidl. FOURTH ROW: Smock, G. Shonk, See, Perry, Reynolds, Potts, Pratt. ★ FIRST ROW: Webright, Stotts, P. Wright, Young, Watson, Wilson, B. Wilhoit. SECOND ROW: M. Sullivan, Wellman, Williams, Weger, Taflinger, Whitton, Truman, Strow. THIRD ROW: Zone, Twigg, M. Wilhoit, Thomas, Thompson. FOURTH ROW: Terrell, C. Wright, Sultzer, Sullivan, Swinford, Thomason. Page Forty-twoFIRST ROW: F. Ike, Holmes, Hartwich, Hinds, Irish, Harper, Hill. SECOND ROW: Hunter, B. Keyes, Hyatt, Krabel, Huston, Kienast, Joslin. THIRD ROW: W. Hollingsworth, Hart, Hayworth, R. Hardy, C. Ike, Henson, B. Jones, Hefner. FOURTH ROW: R. Hollingsworth, Howe, A. Keyes, Lamb, Henn, Horton, Kirby. ★ SOPHOMORES Judy Truman will be remembered not only for scholastic ability but also for her amiable disposition. Max Wilhoit will no doubt go down in the annals of history as the history wizard of the class of '46 and Dick Hardy will probably be famous but we're not certain yet in which field he intends to shine. Bill Gibb will always be remembered as one of Miss Tate's star pupils—he was always being "saved by the bell.” "Ish-ka-bibble" Miller is personality plus both on and off the basketball floor and speaking of basketball, there’s Charlotte Shoaff, star G.A.A. forward. (Incidentally "Shoaffie" led the Sophs to the championship of G.A.A. basketball this winter. Just thought we'd mention it.) When it comes to pep we point to Mary Ann Whitton or Betty Frey who have plenty to spare and "Rosy" Downing proves the statement that gentlemen prefer blondes. We'll never forget Winnie Chenoweth’s brilliant (?) ideas and of course, the halls of P.H.S. wouldn't be the same without "Pete" Pedersen's cheery whistle. This year we've lost some members of our class and we've acquired new ones. To the former we say good-bye and good luck and to the latter—welcome. We hope you II enjoy the next two years as much as we expect to. Page Forty-threeFRESHMAN CLASS OF 1944 FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser Geraldine Murphy Walter Steidl Audrey Brunsman Barbara Blanford Miss Church THE CLASS OF '47 On August 30th, 1943, one hundred and eighty-two eighth grade graduates registered as freshmen in Paris High School. We entered this new life with plenty of pep and ability to make our class a great success, one that we could really be proud of and say "I'm a member of the class of '47." We all had one common desire, and that was to obtain a better education. With that purpose in view we have worked all year and now we can say we are an established, promising class of P.H.S. To be sure, we suffered the customary freshman troubles. The first day of school we tickled the upper classmen's funny- j bone by asking what, to them, were positively dumb questions. And, then, of course, there was the traditional hazing. We have been laughed at and criticized about our rubbers and decorations, but we should worry, we will get even. We were, truthfully, rather gieen and bashful. However, after watching the older pupils in their work we soon became accustomed to the routine of high school life. After a month of high school life we elected our class officers under the direction of Miss Church, our class sponsor. After a day of suspense we were told the results. They were: Jerry Murphy, president: Walter Steidl, vice-president: Audrey Brunsman, secretary: Barbara Blanford, treasurer. As the school year advanced we became more conscious of the numerous clubs and activities which were calling for us to join them and we joyfully did. Our genii joined clubs of all types and went out for all the sports offered us. Many of our boys and girls were fortunate enough to be assigned to the glee clubs, while many girls joined the chorus. Some of our pupils joined the newspaper staff, and others, the Future Farmers of America and Girls' Athletic Association. Many of the boys went out for basketball, football, and track, and won the praise of the whole school because of their outstanding skill. Musically inclined members joined the bond and the Speech Club called forth the talent of those interested in the theater. All these extra-curricular activities did not hinder our ability to make good grades in whatever subject we took, algebra, English, science, Latin, industrial arts, speeech, none could stump us. All the members of this year's freshman class are now looking forward to next year when we will be sophomores and may again excel in every subject and activity offered us. Page Forty.fourFIRST ROW: Thompson, Stickler, Spung, Sprouis, Tait, Steidl, Taflinger, Young. SECOND ROW. Snoddy, Tobias, Van Zant, Vidito, Tucker, Willoughby, H. Smith. THIRD ROW: Weger, Vietor, Vandevanter, Smitley, Warmouth. FOURTH ROW: Waggoner, Williams, Wishart, Tolen, Wadsworth, Woymire, Wilson, Wetteland. ☆ FIRST ROW: Haddix, Hacker, Grable, Haaie, Gleason, Glover, Hodge. SECOND ROW: Don Greenwood, James, Keemer, Gill, Hollingsworth, Henn, Harpring, J. Graham. THIRD ROW: Dale Greenwood, Hamilton, Keltz, Hays, Glick, Johnson, Harris, Jones. FOURTH ROW: Hill, D. Givens, B. Graham, Griffin, Hiatt, W. Givens, Harpster. Page Forty-fiveFIRST ROW: M. A. Shlrar, Sanders, N. Rhoads, Rode, J. Quinn, Pearman, Rose. SECOND ROW: Pine, Potts, Russel, C. Shanks, Peel, P. Shonk, N. Quinn, Raffety. THIRD ROW: M. F. Shirar, B. Shonk, M. Shanks, Rowe, Schlosser, Switzer, Rule. FOURTH ROW: Pittman, Sheway, D. Quinn, Rogers, Sharp, D. Rhoads, Perry, Phillips. ★ FIRST ROW: Flairty, Fisher, Fouts, Duck, Dutelle, Dahms, Edwards. SECOND ROW: Fitzgerald, Crawley, Eldredge, Gale, Gibson, Fox, Dock, Fillinger. THIRD ROW: Englum, Foley, Farrell, Foreman, Clawson, Elam, Garrett, David. FOURTH ROW: B. Clark, Fields, Deem, Elliott, Ditta-more, Eslinger. Page Forty-sixFIRST ROW: McMullen, Krumpeck, Murphy, Kimble, Morris, Laymon, Newton. SECOND ROW: Kennedy, Kirby, Mullins, P. Martin, Parrish, D. Martin, P. Miller, Morrisey, O. Miller. THIRD ROW: Lynch, Koontz, McConchie, McConkey, Matheny, Melton, Mohler. FOURTH ROW: Meadows, Owens, Marchant, McCulley, Marrs, Lively, Knight, Keys. ★ FIRST ROW: M. Brown, Banning, G. Brinkerhoff, Carli, Bright, Adams, J. Cassity. SECOND ROW: Butler, Bristow, Boyer, N. Brown, Brunsman, Cameron, Blanford, Bryan. THIRD ROW: Boyd, Bandy, G. Ashley, Bailey, Baird, Archer, A. Ashley. FOURTH ROW: Bishop, Bibo, A. Cassity, Carroll, Bridwell. Asher, Burgess. Page Forty-sevenGOOD SCHOLARSHIP Not only do the Tigers have the athletic spirit, but they also have the schoolroom spirit. This year, several students were honored at the end of the first semester with honor roll buttons. Last year twelve students who received final honors for being in the upper ten per cent of their class were: Richard Foley, Martha Steidl, Barbara Tunnicliff, Nadine Brown, Jacqueline Moore, Beatrice Joye Hutchings, Donald Dickenson, Barbara Wright, Virginia Lauher, Betty Reed, Virginia Ewing, and Patricia Schille. Besides the Good Scholarship awards, we also have the D.A.R. Good Citizenship Award which was given to Martha Steidl last year and Jean Zimmerly this year. Virginia Adams Barbara Bouslog James Curl Mary Archer Barbara Bibo David Bristow Barbara Butler John Cychol John E. Askin Shirley Bolton Mory Lee Bouslog Rosemary Campbell Carolyn Cramer Catherine Dock John A. Frazier James Bandy James Bright George Brinkerhoff Alice Bristow Audrey Brunsman Ann Dole Bryan Anne Dutelle Ellen Clark HONOR ROLL Seniors Norma Hinds Robert Hcrpring Juniors Mary Dickenson T. A. Foley Nema Hamilton Richard Kizer Dolores Skinner Sophomores Glada Hartwich Robert Henn Suella Hinds Julia A. Money Florence Moss Elizabeth Oborn Patricia Reynolds Freshmen Eleonore Dahms Lola Faye David Frances Dock Dorothy Duck John Farrell Ruth Grable Ralph Pearman Leo Swinford Wayne Willoughby Frank Steidl Ellen Strecker Caroline Sunkel Pauli ne Tiffin Nila Vaughn Shirley Ann Slay Paul Spierling Mary Ellen Taflinger Julia Truman Patricia Wright Barbara Shonk Suzanne Potts Dow Morris James Sprouls Walter Steidl Patricia Stickler Salley Tucker FIRST ROW: Adams, Bouslog, Hinds. SECOND ROW: Horpring, Curl. Swinford, Willoughby. Gold pin seniors are Curl, Swinford, ond Harpring. Page Forty-eightLIBRO II LOS DEPORTESAtTVh l e t I c s The United States isn't the only American country where football is a great sport; in fact, in Buenos Aires the fans are so enthusiastic about soccer football that there is a wide water filled moat between the spectators and the playing field to keep the excited rooters from mobbing the referee, in Brazil, cock fights are prevalent and in Mexico they love a bull fight. There are numerous jockey clubs in Columbia ond in Argentina the girls and boys hardly know how to walk before they can ride a horse. They also wear white uniforms in Argentina because this means both rich and poor are dressed alike and they feel more democratic. In Venezuela they have baseball teams all over the country and state-wide athletic associations just like us. Bullfights are not so popular—they'd rather see a boxing match. They play very little basketball. Maybe some of our cadet teachers will some time teach the gringos to play this favorite sport of Paris, Illinois.PARIS LOOKS AT WITH ATHLETIC PRIDE SEASON FOOTBALL The Tigers opened the season with a spectacular game at Georgetown. After both teams had put up a hard fight, the game ended in a scoreless tie. The second gome was played at Urbana where the Tigers bowed to this veteran crew. The next week-end the boys stayed in Paris for their first home game and were hosts to Marshall. This game was not up to par for our boys, and Marshall went home victorious. After a week of hard practice, the team journeyed to Oblong for an E. I. League game. The boys really played a good game and redeemed themselves for the week before by winning 19-12. SCHEDULE Paris Opponent 0 Georgetown . . . . 0 0 Urbana . . . 26 0 Marshall ........14 19 Oblong .........12 2 Charleston ... 6 6 Casey 33 6 Wiley ......... 14 0 Gerstmeyer 26 6 Hoopeston .......19 25 Newton .......... 0 Page Fifty-threeFOOTBALL FEELS LOSS OF MEN The teams' spirits were much improved, and so when they met Charleston the following week, they were determined to win. Canty was the hero of this game by catching a pass and running 30 yards for a touchdown. Unfortunately this didn't count because of a clipping penalty. The boys were able to make a field goal and thus the score at the final gun was Charleston 6, Paris 2. A strong Casey team invaded Paris for the second home game. They got off to a crashing start by scoring in the opening minutes of play. Crabtree received an injury, and this took the spirit out of the Tigers, the final score being 33-6 in Casey's favor. On a cold, rainy night the squad traveled to Terre Haute to compete with a very successful Wiley team. The "Fighting Tigers" were in there, but in the final tally Wiley had scored 19 to Paris' 6. The eighth game of the season was a home game with Gerstmeyer as the guests— and victors. It was a disappointing game for Gerstmeyer did a lot of fumbling, but their club was too fast and experienced for our boys, and we lost 26-0. In our last game away, Hoopeston's aerial attack proved more than a match for our defense. Paris more than held her own in running ability and Larry made some great drives. Newton received a veritable trouncing in the final game of the year. "Rabbit" Allen started out with a bang by running the kickoff back for the first touchdown. Even the freshmen had a share in the game. Canty made a spectacular play. After receiving a pass from Allen he galloped another 30 yards to score for the victorious Tigers. FIRST ROW: Thomos, Phillips, Grohom. Reed, Eslinger, Tolen, Bailey. SECOND ROW: L. Allen, Hill, Waymire, Meadows, Forster. Marrs, Rhoads. Shewey. THIRD ROW: Ashley, W. Allen. Steidl, Rhinesmith, Rosenberg, Corli, Weant. Englum, Tucker. Coach Sweeley. FOURTH ROW: Murphy, Kennedy, Canty, Flonagon, B. Waymire, Brinkerhoff, Sweeley, Crab-tree. Clark.ROBERT CURL Sophomore Center Red played good ball all season taking the place of Rosenberg in case of injury. Red showed the making of a center for "Deac" on next year's starting eleven. JOHN CARLI Freshman Halfback John saw a lot of action this fall for a "freshie." With a little more knowledge of the game he'll be mighty "rugged." JAMES CANTY Junior End Jim was really "hot" on those passes and he played good ball all year. He will be one of Deac's pick for a tough team. PAT FLANAGAN Junior Guard Pat was always in there after his man, and he did a good job. With his experience he should be a main stag of the squad. JACK KENNEDY Junior End Jack played hard football all fall. His blocking and tackling were very good. He will be back next year, which will help strengthen the team. WEYMAN ALLEN Senior Fullback "Rabbit" was a good runner and carried the pigskin right through when he could get some blocking. He came up and tackled hard from his back position. Page Fifty-fivaIRVINE WEANT Junior Guard Red played good ball when he was mad—he should be that way more often. He'll be back next year and be one of the backbones of the team. MALCOLM TUCKER Senior Guard Mac played hard football part of the time. His blocking and tackling improved as the season progressed. BILL CRABTREE Junior Halfback Bill was especially good at punting— a great advantage to the team. His determination, speed, and line plunges were Bill’s long "suit.1' Bill deserves a lot of credit for this past year. HARLEY ROSENBERG Junior Center Harley did a good job of backing up the line on defense and did very well all season. He'll be back next year to have another crack at the opponents of P. H. S. DON BRINKERHOFF Sen !or Tackle "Tiny" was in on every play. He played hard football all season. No opponent was ever able to touch him. After the football season he left school because of the shortage of help on the farm. LARRY SWEELEY Junior Halfback Larry carried that pigskin with great determination and was always ready to try again. His punting was also good and brought the Tigers out of some tough spots. Look fcr him again next year. Page Fifty-sixDON CLARK Sophomore Halfback He took football seriously and played hard ball all season. He found that women and football don't mix and he chose the latter. BEN WAYMIRE Junior Tackle Ben was in there fighting all the time. If a man ran over him once, that was the last time for he would be back in there playing for his man all the time. PAUL RINESMITH Senior End Paul could play any position but was his best at left end. It was the passes that he snapped that counted for a lot of first downs for the Tigers. He played hard and did good work all year. TOM ENGLUM Sophomore Tackle He was a good boy to work with. He took his football seriously. He’s a good promise for Deac next year. BOB MURPHY Junior Halfback Bob played a tough back position all year. He was a hard blocker and tackier. With his ability he would make a good player next year. WALTER STEIDL Freshman Halfback With a little more practice Walt will be mighty in the backfield. He was aggressive and shows lots of the "old fight." He will be good material for "Deac" in the future. Page Fifty-sevenPARIS COES TO STATE AGAIN BASKETBALL 1943-44 This was a very good year for the team after they were started. The coach had to build this year's team from scratch, but, nevertheless, it was done and they went a long way. With the experience that the boys have now and from those that are coming back, the fans of Paris will expect a very good team for 44-45; so, boys, let's give it to them! PARIS HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT The first game of the tourney in which Paris participated was on December 27, 1943, between Paris and Villa Grove. The next gome was played between Paris and Clay City, in which Paris defeated them badly. The Tigers next met Jacksonville. Then came the game for the championship. This was fought hard between Paris and Edwardsville and was won by Paris with a score of 42 to 34. E. I. TOURNAMENT The E. I. Tourney was played this year at Casey. This year the Tigers were fighting hard to win this tourney for the sixth straight year. The first team that Paris played against was Palestine which was a victory for the Tigers with a score of 54 to 9. We played Casey next. This was a hord battle for the Tigers, but they come through with a good margin of 43-30. It next fell our lot to play Kansas which was not so easy but the Tigers defeated them with a score of 34 to 25. The last game of the tourney was played between Paris and Effingham for the Championship. Paris won with a score of 30-19. REGIONAL TOURNAMENT The Regional was played at Casey with most of the same teams competing that were in the E. I. Tourney. Paris went into the first round of this tourney with Charleston T. C. Paris won with a score of 57 to 22. Paris then played Kansas and defeated them 39-16. Paris moved into the finals of the Regional to play Casey. This was a very hard fought game from beginning to end. Paris won with a one point margin of 29-28. SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT The Sectional Tourney was played this year in the new gym at Paris for the first time. A group of good teams were competing for the championship that they might go to the state. The first game was played between Paris and Arthur which was a very close game with a one point lead at the end for Paris—45 to 44. The next game was to be for the championship. This was ployed between the great Robinson team, who had never been defeated this season, and the Paris "Tigers." The game came to o close with another win for Paris— 33 to 32. STATE FINALS Paris went to the state and met Kewanee in the last game of the first round of play at the state finals. This happened to be the end of basketball for the Paris Tigers for the year of 1943-44. Kewanee defeated the Tigers with a score of 36-34. FIRST ROW: Coach Eveland, Blair. Cochran. Swinford. Cychol. Hall, Owens, Eldredge. Corli. SECOND ROW: Wilson, Vietor, Drake, Miller. Tait, J. Frazier, Martin, Deem, Waymire.BASKETBALL SCHEDULE REGULAR SCHEDULE 1943-44 Paris 26 Effingham 21 Paris 40 Edwardsville 31 Paris 28 Taylorville 39 Paris 32 Casey 33 Paris 32 Aurora 36 Paris 38 Hutsonville 20 Paris 40 Arthur 24 Paris 40 Canton 55 Paris 28 Urbana 36- Paris 27 Vandalia 23 Paris 52 Marshall 20 Paris 43 Moline 31 Paris 44 Champaign 50 Paris 41 Decatur 39 Paris 29 Mt. Vernon 38 Paris 60 Marshall 23 Paris 37 Georgetown 23 Paris 37 Bridgeport 39 PARIS HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT Paris 49 Villa Grove 23 Paris 52 Clay City 28 Paris 51 Jacksonville 22 Paris 42 Edwardsville 34 E. 1. TOURNAMENT Paris 54 Palestine 9 Paris 43 Casey 30 Paris 34 Kansas 25 Paris 30 Effingham 19 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Paris 57 Charleston T. C. 22 Paris 39 Kansas 16 Paris 29 Casey 28 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT Paris 45 Arthur 44 Paris 33 Robinson 32 STATE FINALS Paris 34 Kewanee 36 Mr. Eveland is the coach of basketball and track and also teacher of boys' physical education. In the nine years that Coach Eveland has been in Paris he has taken eight teams to the state finals. Besides basketball, his main interests lie in farming and hunting. He also is hoping now that sometime his son will be a great man in basketball. FIRST ROW: Coach Eveland. Miller, K. Martin, Brown, D. Eldredge. Sprague, Rogers, Givens, Ford, Nichols, Watson. Glover, Murphy. SECOND ROW: Waggoner, Morris, VonBuren, Laymon. Reynolds, G. Vietor, Clark, Emery, Hamilton, R. Elledge, Monagers Watson, Bay-singer, E. Frazier.Bob Cochran—Senior Guard As captain, Bob is a smashing success. Swift of foot, he gets that ball down the floor. His ability to size up the situation has won many games. When it calls for stalling, Bob knows what to do. P.H.S. will suffer a great loss. Leo Swinford, Jr.—Senior Forward "Nick" is a mainstay in the Tiger squad. His left hand hook sho!s seldom go wrong. There was scarcely a game he didn’t come out high score man. "Nick" will graduate this year. John Cychol—Junior Guard Whenever there is a tough man to guard, John is right there. He is also handy with those long push shots. We have great expectations for John next year. Don Blair—Junior Guard Long shots are his specialty. Don. always full of fight, ploys the gome to the finish. Don still has another year. Robert Owens—Freshman Center Robert is a coach’s dream. As a freshman he made the team and shows unusual ability at handling the ball. With his height and ability, he should make a star center in years to come. Louis Carli—Junior Center "Louse" is a good ball handler and also a good clown. With more pracSice and experience he should make a good player. Bob Tait—Junior Forward Bob has shown a great many qualities that it tokes to moke a good basketball player. With more improvement he will be on the first five next year. Shirley Eldredge—Sophomore Guard Shirley displays excellent dribbling qualities and is a good shot. He is a dependable reserve. With his s ze and ability we have something to look forward to next year. Ben Waymire—Junior Center After the football season was completed, Ben enlisted with Coach Eve-land's cagers. His advancement has been very rapid. Page SixtyOF PARIS HIGH SCHOOL John Hall—Junior Forward John has been an old standby of the coach and fans. His ability to rebound and make those long shots made the going much easier for the Tigers. Harold Vietor—Junior Forward Vietor displayed quite a bit of speed and ability this year. Without a doubt he will be on top next year. Leon Miller—Sophomore Guard Leon lacked some experience for this was his first year out; nevertheless, his determination was great. This made him a tough opponent for rival teams. John Wilson—Freshman Center John has played basketball evor since he started to school. Ho ployed on the first team part of the year. You will see more of him next year. James Martin—Junior Forward "Slewfoot" takes things easy around school but on the gym floor he becomes an entirely different boy. Ho has played some good games. James Reynolds—Sophomore Center Although Jim is ineligible to play this year, he has gone ahead and practiced. His height is a helpful factor. Francis Drake—Sophomore Forward Francis is on outstanding reserve this year. He is a good shot and an all around player. John Frazier—Sophomore Forward John is a new member in Paris this year. He had ployed with Decatur previously. His scoring ability is excellent. Charles Deem—Freshman Guard Deem is another promising player to be only a freshman. His speed, size, and endurance should take him a long way in the coming years. Page Sixty-oneCoach, the first ten. and their year's crop of trophies. All smiles after the Eastern Illinois tournament at Casey —with the winning award. All set and primed for the annual trelc to the state tournament. ■ i RIGHT TO LEFT: Rode. Frey, Hardy. Zimmerly, Wright, Bristow. P.H.S. is very proud of their cheerleaders as this year they were presented twenty-five dollars for being the most colorful and best executed cheering section in the sectionol tournaments. Page Sixty-twoAction shots of regular scheduled and tournament games. Page Sixty-threeCROSS COUNTRY Cross Country is o minor sport in Paris High School. Cross Country serves as a conditioner for the basketball boys. This explains why the Tigers can take more punishment on the basketball floor than the majority of the schools with which Paris has scheduled games. Since the nation is in turmoil at this period, Cross Country helps to make the boys better prepared to take the hard training given them in the early days of army life. It helps to moke the body vigorous so that it can withstand disease. Cross Country meets have been postponed for the duration. This pertains to the large meets in which the Tigers were engaged before the war. Eight boys are eligible each fall for a letter in Cross Country if they stay out for track, which is a spring sport of Paris High School. FIRST ROW: Clark, Nichols, Givens, Hamilton, Van Doventor, Emery, Ford, G. Viotor, Brown, Morris, Elledgo. SECOND ROW: Coach Eveland, Bouslog, Swinford, Cychol, J. Frazier, Van Buron, J. Martin, Parrish. H. Vietor, Sprague. K. Martin, Cochran. THIRD ROW: Sleem, L. Miller, Blair, Kirby. Hires, Rogers, L. Ashley. Glover. Wilson, B. Miller, Tait, Hall. D. Eldredge, Long. FOURTH ROW: Bledsoe, D. Watson. Laymon, S. Eldredge. Corli, Owens. Cooper, Mgrs. E. Frazier, P. Watson. Baysinger.Track captain Norman. Cross Country captain Bouslog. Relay team—Pederson, Norman, Humerick- house, and Foley. The basketball champions had hardly recovered from the strenuous tournaments when the track season was under way. These boys couldn't be stopped, for Dave Humerickhouse broke a record by running the low hurdles in 24 seconds while Max Norman broke a mile Charleston. The meet at Charleston on May 8 was the deciding point of the state competition. Max Norman, captain of the track team, was the only one to qualify. Norman finished third in the mile at the State Track Meet. record by doing it in 4.42 6 at the E. I. Track Meet. Paris placed second in this. Paris, however, captured the top spot at the Monti-cello Relays and then scored 68 1 8 points against Gerstmeyer's 46 7 8 in Terre Haute. The Tigers went on to win the Charleston Relays with the outstanding relay team of Taylor, Pederson, Humerickhouse, and Norman. Paris won the Urbana Relays; then the next day bowed to Wiley at the Wabash Valley Meet. They also won the Sweepstakes at FIRST ROW: Mgr. Dahlgren, G! over. P. Pederson. Taylor. Tait, Owens. Carli. Cychol. Blair, Gale. Cornwell, Humerickhouse, Norman. Foley, Sampson, Brink-erhoff, Coach Evoland. SECOND ROW: Canty, Brunsman, Montross. Chainoy. Sprague. Brown. J. Martin, Hall. D. Eldredge. Neer, S. Eldrcdge, Elledge. Cochran, Bouslog. J. Pederson, K. Martin. THIRD ROW: Mgr. Frazier, Mgr. Baysinger. Miller, Potts, Stolts. Long, Hillard, Gibb, Davis, Droke, Victor, Par- rish, Russell. Emery, Hamilton.C. A. A. HAS FULL YEAR ACTIVITIES "Ouch! My shin! Be careful with that hockey stick. Freshie!" "Look! I made a bull's eye." "You mean the gold, m'dear. Archers just don't call them bull's eyes." Yeah? Well, I do!" "Who do you think will win the class basketball tournament?" "Gee, I hope we do!" "Wonder if you will get to go to G. A. A. Camp." That's right. Those are remarks heard from the field, archery range and girls' gym as G. A. A. got underway. Autumn and the rustle of falling leaves found the girls looking for tennis balls and playing a game or two in between times. Speedball and hockey kept shins in a pretty bad state, but twas fun. Many were the amateur archers on the range. Our girl athletes kept trim during the winter months by bowling, dancing and basketball. High spots of the season were the class basketball tourney, alumni game and initiation of the freshmen. FIRST ROW: Ewing, Zimmerly, Dickenson, Bornelt, Babcock, Wegar, Shaw, Lucas, Whitton, Humphrey. Smith. Bouslog. Myers. Sanders. Martin. Groble, Quinn, Toflinger. Hollingsworth, F. David. D. Martin. P. Haase, Miss Hamilton. SECOND ROW: Slay, Oborn, Ariens, Chenoweth, Hart-wich, Money. Williams. Rupel, Reynolds, Cramer, Campbell, Kienost, Moss, Creech. Brown. Dahms. Ike. P. Miller. E. Wright. Elam. THIRD ROW: Sibley. J. David. Gale, Dutelle, Tobias. Hacker, Parrish, Fitzgerald. Tucker, Bristow. Murphy. Tait Frazier, Frey. Wright, Krueger, Bodine, Bryan. Shewey, Lindsey. Russell. Spring found everybody speculating on whether food rationing would keep us from having our annual G. A. A. banquet. Sports for the spring were softball, tennis and archery. Spring also brought forth the names of those chosen for G. A. A. Camp. Last year seven girls went, the largest number ever sent from P. H. S. They were: Jean Zimmerly, Dorothy Ewing, Mary Dickenson, Jessie Barnett, Pat Wright, Florence Moss and Glada Hartwich. Officers for the year were the following: President Jean Zimmerly, vice-president Charlotte Shoaff, secretary-treasurer Dorothy Ewing and recording secretary Jessie Barnett. Girls who had charge of the various sports were the following: Judy Money, Pat Wriqht, Bunny Gibb, Norma Frazier, Rosemary Bandy, Dot Kienast and Phyllis Ariens. Adviser of G. A. A. is Miss Eleanor Hamilton. m wr.r. - -• p a n o ■ " ■ A A "W AA WlA The above are pictures of the various activities and sports enjoyed by the G.A.A. members. The officers are os follows: President, Jean Zimmerly; Vice-President, Dorothy Ewing; Secretary and Treasurer, Jessie Barnett; Reporter Mary Dickenson. ROW ONE: Hardy. Bristow, Wright. Keen, Murphy. Kienast. Creech. Shewey. Chainey, Huston. Sibley. Owens. Tait, Elliott. Elam. Miss Hamilton. ROW TWO: Blanford, Gale. Rhoads. Haase. Banning. Martin. Foutz. Rupel. Tucker. Weger. Webright. Stotts. Hartwich. Truman. Ariens. Money, Elam. ROW THREE: Slay. Dutelle, Spung. Hacker. Tobias. Schlosser, Grable. Quinn. Brown. Harrison. Campbell. Chenoweth. Reynolds. Cramer, Moss, Oborn. FlanaganGOOD SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD The Good Sportsmanship Award is the dream of every athlete. This precedent originated in 1925 when U. Rae Colson presented a trophy to the school upon which the names of the winners were to be engraved. Before last year, one boy was selected from the football, basketball, and track squads. However, last year Mr. Colson offered to donate another trophy for football alone. After the war, a new trophy will be presented. Thus, both the football squad and the basketball and track squads will have their outstanding athletes represented. These candidates are nominated by the lettormen from each group on the basis of certain qualities suggested by Mr. Colson. The football squad nominated Malcolm Tucker and Weyman Allen. Basketball and Irack nominations were Robert Cochran, Leo Swinford, and John Cychol. Allen and Cochran were elected by the student body. These two boys were both outstanding athletes in their field and all around fair players. This year for the first time a medal will be given to the athlete having the highest average for the four years. FORMER WINNERS 1926 Lawrence Caylor 1932 Maxwell Cochran 1938 John Taflinger 1927 Raymond Bennett 1933 Harold Humphrey 1939 Floyd Hensen 1928 Carl McGowan 1934 Arthur Roberts 1940 Floyd Wilson 1929 Edward Gillum 1935 Allen Smittkamp 1941 James Wilson 1930 William Murphy 1936 Lewis Jones 1942 Nathan Middleton 1931 Jack Clark 1937 Jack Franklin 1943 Dick Foley and Don DickensonLIBRO III LOS CIRCULOSACTIVITIES Some of our F. F. A. workers should go ho Mexico where only one-tenth of the land is actually tillable or to Brazil where less than one-fourth is farmed. Perhaps some of the boys would rather go to Argentina where women cannot vote, do not go to funerals, seldom dare go out alone, and where a single woman can be obstracized for walking down the street with a man. However, our movies are helping to break down this chaperon system so popular in South America. In Uruguay it is just the opposite; not only can people vote, but they are compelled to by law. I'm afraid our press club is not needed in Buenos Aires because it has some of the best newspapers in the world. Outside of the United States’ movies, very little has been said about drama in Pan America. Some of the Speech Club members would probably make quite a hit. Do they need you Home Ec. girls? Yes, because the standard of living in many sections is very poor and unsanitary. As for music, most all the countries like it, especially Mexico where they could hardly live without it. They have their traditional fiestas as we have our May Fetes. Their dances have become ours—the Rhumba, Congo, Samba—and what could we do without Xavier Cugat?STUDENT COUNCIL VERY ACTIVE Since this is its second year, the Student Council is a comparatively new organization in our high school. Elected each year, it is composed of twenty-four representatives, one from each of the Home Rooms, and a faculty committee of three: the principal, Mr. Forster, one elected, by the faculty, Miss Haas, and the third chosen by the Council, Mr. Hoke. As part of the representative body is the executive board, composed of the president, vice-president, the secretary-treasurer, and seven members chosen from each of the classes. It is the duty of the executive board to take definite action on the problems presented to the Student Council. The purpose of this group is to discuss suggestions made by the students, or originated by the members themselves, for the betterment or generol welfare of the school. In the Home Rooms each Thursday, the business of the last Council meeting is discussed and any new ideas are taken up by the representative in the next meeting. During the year, this body has sponsored several scrap drives and assembly programs. It created increased interest in the student recreation center, and the organization and sponsorship of the high school Victory Corps became a duty to be performed by the versatile Student Council. Student Council: Executive Board STANDING: Brewster, Zimmerly. Foley. Shoaff, Steidl. SEATED: Miss Haas. Butler. Curl, Mr. Forster, Bandy. Rhoads, Mr. Holce. Student Council: STANDING: Kimble. Adams. Brewster, Murphy, Gleason, Reh-ner, Cromer, Wright, Hartwich, Steidl, Moss. SEATED: Zimmerly, Butler, Shoaff, Foley, Curl, Bandy. Rhoads, Dutelle. Page Seventy-threePRESS CLUB FORMED PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT OF TIGER TALES Hamilton, Blanford. Myers, Vaughn. Stotts, Sibley, Elam, Dickenson, Kenney. The Press Club is a newly organized club for the benefit of those students who are interested in journalism. There are 20 members of the club who compose the staff of "Tiger Tales," our school paper. This paper is published once a month. The staff is divided into three groups: the editorial staff is under the direction of Miss Ruth Hohler; the typing and the mimeographing staffs are supervised by Miss Margaret Haas. To find a name for the paper the staff sponsored a contest. The winning entry, "Tiger Tales," was submitted by "Deac" Sweeley. The paper consists of school news, editorials, jokes, personals, a column for service men, sports, and features. They have exchanged papers with other schools and have thus gained many new ideas for improvement. This is a new venture for the students and we feel that they have done an excellent job. ★ STANDING: Wadsworth, M. Bouslog, Elam, Leitch, Butler, Sunkel, Babcock, C. Jones, Peormon, Dickenson, Apgar, Sprouls, Broomfield. Hunter, S. Jones. SEATED: Hinds, Harrison. B. Bouslog Wright, Bibo.ARENA PUBLISHES The first year book published at Paris High School was called the "Arena" and appeared in 1910. The name, suggested by Clifford Rahel, a sophomore of that year, itself is suggestive of the meaning, for as the arenas of the Middle Ages displayed the pageants of ancient Rome, so the Arena of P. H. S. records and reveals the events of the school year. In 1911 the publication was titled the "Pee Aitch Ess." From that time on, however, excepting "The Clarion," a quarterly magazine which replaced it in 1915-16, the Arena has been edited yearly. The success of these books has been due to the efforts of the faculty sponsors and the helpful co-operation of Miss Wenz and Mr. Forster. Miss Ella Slemmons, Mrs. Mildred Boland Dodds, Miss Effie Fansler, Miss Elsia Tate, Miss Zulu Z. Wright, Miss Betty Lou Hunter, Mrs. Mary Ida Riedell, Miss Maude Dorsett, and Miss Ruth Lindsey are teachers who, in the history of the "Arena," have taken the responsibility of its production. ★ SENIOR FINANCE COMMITTEE: Flanagan, Sunkel. Hamilton, Loy—Chairman, Hardy. ARENA STAFF: STANDING: Adams. Campbell, Rosenberg. Sprouls, Rehner, M. Tucker. Curl. W. Tucker. Humphrey. Smith. SEATED: Fidler, Harrison. Zimmerly. Knight, Bouslog. ABSENT: Elenora Wright.HOME ECONOMICS CLUB The Paris High School Home Economics Club was first organized in 1936. It is under the supervision of Miss Mary Perisho. The club is an active group of Paris High, and it provides opportunities for the personal development of its members; a service to the school and community; and for active participation in inspiring home and family living. Interesting talks and demonstrations hove been presented to the club members during the year. Mrs. Helen Turner, Home Adviser, gave the first demonstration on Grooming; at another meeting we discussed "Hobbies." The girls hod a Christmas party where gifts were exchanged, and we held an outdoor breakfast early in May. Officers for the year were President, Mary McKinnon; Vice-president, Betty Wright; Secretary, Lola Gibson; Treasurer, Fern Ashley; Reporter, Joan Eldredge. ★BACK ROW: McKinnon. Wright. Wolls. Loymon. Krobel, Kinnomon. Bod. Arrosm.th, T.ff.n, M.ss Hendricks. M. Eldrodge. M,ss Perisho. Hyott. J. Eldredge. FRONT ROW: Henn. L. G.bson, Tweedy, G. Gibson. Cassity. STANDING: Mrs. Turner.FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA OFFICERS The Future Farmers of America is an organization of President N. White beys w ° are enr0 ec in vocational agriculture in high Vice-president Bob Dunlap schools. This work, started in 1928, is supervised by the Secretary-Treasurer Joe Archer Office of Education of the Federal Government. There Reporter Paul Boyer are now °b°ut 230.000 members. Vocational instructors Sergeant-at-Arms Ben Waymire are mcmbers ° b'9 school staffs, and teach various sub- jects from manual training to the growing of crops and raising livestock. The F. F. A. colors are gold and national blue. The Paris Chapter is composed of 36 members and is headed by Don H. Hamilton. The chapter meets in the Paris High School once each month. At these meetings a program is presented, then refreshments, and games, generally basketball. The members of the Paris F. F. A. Chapter participate in a pest control each year. The members are divided into sides and each side gets so many points for each pest killed. The Paris Chapter has a treasury that is supplied by selling items such as garden seeds. The present and future of America depends to a great degree upon America's farmers of today—and tomorrow. FIRST ROW: Adams. V. Archer, W. West. L. Hamilton. Vietor. Davidson. Knight. D. Baird. Allen. SECOND ROW: Hamilton, McCulloch, Randolph. Englum. Marru, R. Waymire. P. Watson, Phillips. Boyer. THIRD ROW: Elledge, Henn, Emrick, Parrish. Dunlap. Eastham. Ray, Long. FOURTH ROW: Ford. M. Cossity, D. Watson. J. Archer. H. Viefor. B. Waymire, Reynolds, Brinkerhoff, Lamb, Bledsoe. ★Here ore Bledsoe. Eastham, Archer, Dunlap, Brinkerhoff, and Waymire doing a bit of shop work. Think they'll manage, or will Mr. Hamilton have to come and help? Archer, Dunlap. Eastham, Hamilton, and White are loading a wagon bed on a big truck. This looks like hard work, boys. Greenwood and Marrs are showing two large hawks. These are trophies studied under pest control. Heavy work in shop. At least that is what Vietor, Hamilton, P. Watson, and Waymire say. Page Seventy-nineINDUSTRIAL ARTS These boys ore busy doing a little me-chancial drawing. A bit of wood work. Just what the boys like to do. Cleaning up shop. The very worst job they can think of.INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB Due to universal demand from the students for on active Industrial Arts Club, Mr. Shake and Mr. Hoke are sponsoring a club for the boys interested in Industrial Arts education. The club was organized November 12, 1943, and fifty members were enrolled. At the first meeting, the following officers were elected: President, Donald Beck; Vice President, John Cychol; Treasurer, Bud Sultzer; Assistant Treasurer, Tom Horton; Committee Chairmen, George Pratt and Harold Luttrell; Shop Activities, Donald Butler and Omer Heubel. The objectives of the club are to develop in each member an attitude of pride; to show interest in doing useful things; to develop an attitude of readiness in assisting others when they need help; and to join in group undertakings. ★ FIRST ROW: Morrisey. Tolen, Dively, Baysinger, Fisher. Englum. Horton, Quinn. SECOND ROW: Mr. Shake. Graham, Curl, Stotts. Fletcher, Long. THIRD ROW: Bishop, Butler, Beck. Hutchings, Heubel.THE SONG'S THE THING Come, let us visit the vocal music department and go through a day's activity with them. As we enter the studio, we find a new teacher conducting the class. Miss Nelson has replaced Miss Beeson, who was married early the first semester. After the roll has been taken, vocalizing begins—correct breathing, tone placement, and vocal exercises are stressed. The Librarian then passes out sheet music and the singing begins. As we listen to the Girls' Glee Club, we find that this group is evenly balanced and well adapted to three and four-part music which they ore practicing, much of their work being done with no accompaniment. A newly organized Girls' Sextette steps forward and presents a number for us. They have ably represented the music department quite frequently this year. Listening to the Boys' Glee Club, we realize the impact of the war since many of the songs learned by them are the songs of our armed forces. The members of the Chorus are working on various phases of choral technique. It is the aim of every girl in Chorus class to be promoted to Girls' Glee Club. With this goal in mind, much effort is displayed. Bringing our visit to an end, we realize that team work in music is as necessary as it is in any form of athletics. The morale of our music department is good. Talent, co-operation, and study are all blended together to interpret the lovelier things of life. Yes, the song is the thing! ★GIRLS' GLEE CLUB FIRST ROW: Thompson, Lindsey, Blonford. Frey, Moss, Martin, Chainey. Krueger, English. SECOND ROW: Adams. Boyer, Sturgell, Leitch, Dickenson, Tobias, Campbell, Alexander, Bandy. THIRD ROW: Sidenbender, Millhouse, Taflinger, Butler, Gibb. Hart-wich, Oborn, Brunsman, Dohms, Gilbert. Judy Money. Pionist. BOYS' GLEE CLUB FIRST ROW: Allen. Shewoy. Brinkerhoff. Elam, Reed. Rule. Krumpeck. SECOND ROW: Eslinger, Phillips, Farrell, Lay-mon, Brewster, Shipley. Bibo, McKenzie, Deem, Hires. THIRD ROW: Murphy. Rhoads, Tait, Gleason. Rehner, Carli, Wis-hart. Meadows, Ray, Bristow. Judy Money. Pianist. GIRLS' CHORUS FIRST ROW: Bryan, Haddix. Gale. Fouts. Grable, Burkett, Quinn, Kimble. SECOND ROW: Barnett, Sanders, Fill-inger, Murphy, Strecker, Russell, Snyder, Boyd, Edwards. THIRD ROW: Bodine, Snoddy. Kienast, Clark, Potts, Shirar, N. Lynch, Bishop, Dutelle. Page Eighty-threeMUSIC HAS CHARM MR. WATERLOO The success of the orchestra and band has been due to the capable leadership of Mr. Waterloo, under whose direction it was first organized. He was born in Jumet, Belgium, but came to the United States at an early age. Ho has studied under many famous masters and at one time played under the baton of John Phillip Sousa. Although he sometimes seems abrupt and strict to newcomers, he is really a friend and has the loyalty of all his pupils. TWIRLERS FRONT: Honnold. BACK ROW: Ariens. Hollingsworth, Moore. Owens, Hill. 'A BAND PLAYS ON MANY DAYS Music? Yes, Sir! You can hear music coming from the new building at all hours. This music comes from members of the band who have gone over to the music rooms to practice during a vacant period. They really keep busy, too, because Mr. Waterloo always checks up on them. After all this practicing, the band can do some serious work when it meets on Tuesday and Thursday evening. This year the band has full symphonic instrumentation which is something no other Class B Band in this district has. During the year the band has become a regular feature at the basketball and football games. A lot of credit for the marching at football games goes to Bob Sunkel who is Mr. Waterloo's "right hand man.” Besides playing for the games, the band has played for other high school events and has provided entertainment fcr various local functions. Another feature by the bond is the annual Spring Concert which includes symphonic numbers, marches, solos, songs, and perhaps a novelty. FIRST ROW: R. Harpring. Bright. Downing. C. Knoisloy. K. Phillips. Hamilton, F. Young. Kimble. English. Shaw. Spierling, Bolton. SECOND ROW: Irish, Krueger. D. White. R. Young. Air-hart, Gilbert, O'Bannon, Sanders. Rafferty, M. Wittick. Moore, D. White. THIRD ROW: Brewster, Sunkel. A. Brunsman. Loymon. D. J. Martin. R. Cash, B. Foley. Ashby. C. White. Tafling-er. Kienast, P. Martin. FOURTH ROW: Wetto land. B. Wittick, Fletcher, Hutchings, Kneisley. Joe Irish. Sidenbender, Duck, Millhouse. Deem, McKinzie. FIFTH ROW: Bridwell, Baird. Fritsch. Gill, J. Laymon, Middleton, Cox, Brown, R. Brunsman, Curl, R. Harpring.ORCHESTRA Our school has an excellent orchestra. This year it has about twenty-five members and is growing each year. It plays fer class plays, county meetings and many other events in the city. This year, because of the war, there are no band and orchestra contests but there are contests for solos, ensembles, quartets and quintets We expect to enter our quota and come out on top as usual. VIOLIN: Me Ken ie, Jones. Moore. Oborn. Downing, Cromer. Millhouse. CLARINET: D. White. tUTE: Show, Bolton. CLARINET: Kneisley. Bright, R. Harpring. SAXOPHONE: C. White. BASSOON: Kienost. FRENCH HORN: Duclc, Sidenbender. TRUMPET: Sunkel, Brewster. TUBA: R. Harpring. TROMBONE: Brunsmon. KETTLE DRUMS: Cox. BASS VIOLIN: Martin.SPEECH CLUB The Speech Club was organized to develop within those students interested in the theater, a deeper understanding and more appreciative attitude toward drama. During the three years of its existence the club has constantly endeavored to sponsor the type of meetings and programs that would best benefit its members. This year the club was under the leadership of president, Herbert Rehner; vice-president, David Bristow; secretary, Phyllis Knight; co-treasurers, Bob Sprague and Mary Murphy; and social chairman, T. A. Foley, together with the group's sponsor, Miss Alice Cleveland. The club can point with pride to its play successes of this season. "East Lynn," "The Moon Is Down," and "Arsenic and Old Lace" as proof of their talents. ★ STUDENTS CHOSEN FOR OUSTANDING WORK IN SPEECH Seniors—Mary Ann Morris, Arthur Idleman (not in picluro) Juniors—Phyllis Knight, Horbert Rehnor Sophomores—Mary Murphy, Barbara Bibo, David Bristow Freshmen—Patricia Reynolds, Cash Wright FIRST ROW: B. Elam. J. Bandy, J. Bibo, Sarran. Winans, Loy. Sunkel, Rosenberg. Hodge, Rehner. Miss Cleveland. Idleman. Foley, Murphy. Sprague, D. Bristow. Brinkorhoff. Sprou's, Keyes. SECOND ROW: Stewart. B. Bibo, R. Tait, Wadsworth, Pear-man. Carli. Forster, B. Miller, Asher, Kienast, Moss. McGow. Oborn. Elliot, Ariens, Chenoweth, Creech, Dickenson. THIRD ROW: N. Weger, P. Miller, J. Weger, Shipley, Gleason, Curl. Brewster. Campbell. Grable, Quinn, Brown. See, Clawson, Ward. FOURTH ROW: Marlin, Banning. Fouls, Dahms, Toflinger, Boyd. D. Boyd. Keen, Eldrodge. Kennody. Morris. Tait, A. Bristow, Frazier, W. Tucker. FIFTH ROW: Hollingsworth, Murphy, Martin. M. Bandy, Wright. Whitton, Lucas, D. Elam, Downing, Duck. Haaso. M. Tucker, Hardy, Weant, Brunsman.SENIOR CLASS PLAY OUR TOWN CAST OF CHARACTERS JUNIOR CLASS PLAY LARRY CAST OF CHARACTERS Stage Manager Bill Armstrong Dr. Gibbs Arthur Idleman Mrs. Gibbs Betty Hamilton George Gibbs Leon Willan Rebecca Gibbs Mary Ann Morris Editor Webb Jerald Van Gilder Mrs. Webb Pat Zogg Emily Webb Martha Steidl Wally Webb... Joe Crowell Howie Newsome Donald Dickenson Prof. Willard Stanley Koester Woman in Balcony Joyce Bangiolo Woman in Front Barbara Wright Simon Stimson Chester Dahlgren Mrs. Soomes Barbara Tunnicliff Man in Auditorium Dave Ashley Constable Warren Jack Taflinger Si Crowell Sam Craig Joe Stoddard Extras Arthur Walls Student Director Barbara Bibo Larry Robert Sprague Tom Burns David Bristow Hildy Briggs Irvine Weant Burt Smith Howard Shipley Vin Carter Robert Irvine Bob Denton Clinton Gill Kid Miller Bill Peel Jack Thomas Orval Wilson Henry Ward. Jack Kennedy Al Butterfield Larry Sweeley Skinny Sloan Bob Tait The Tailor Prof. Edward Hunt. . Harley Rosenberg Esther Wolfe Caroline Sunkel Mrs. Burns Lucille Barbara Morris Mrs. Hunt Mary Dickenson Ruth Barbara Stewart Stella Cooper Glenda Keen Virginia Felsenfeld Harriet Winans Grace Norma Frazier Extra girls at dance . . Mary Rose Kenney Shirley Sibley Charlene Krueger Barbara Bibo"Hard Boiled Egg" "Sweet Sixteen" Mrs. Miniver" "Mrs. Miniver" and "East Lynn" "Moon Is Down"MAY FETE ONE OF OUTSTANDING UNITED WE STAND—FOR FREEDOM For the seventeenth annual May Fete at Paris High School, Miss Hamilton used "United We Stand—For Freedom" as the theme. Mary Ann Morris ruled as queen and Martha Steidl as her maid of honor with the other sixty-six senior girls of the class of 1943 in the queen's court. Dances of neutral, conquered, and allied nations were the rule of the evening. Scotch dancers, Irishmen, Indians, and ice-skaters mingled with Swedish mock-fighters, clowns and Russian dancers. A new innovation was the maypole dance using three poles, the eight little flower girls having a maypole all their own. The twenty clowns with their tumbling and pyramid building had everybody laughing. The finale brought an audience of approximately 3000 people to their feet as a huge, human flag flanked by two large V's for victory was formed having every girl in the junior and senior high school on the floor. Thus ended another of the P. H. S. traditional May Fetes. The queen and her court. The flower girls scatter rose petals for the queen. EVENTS OF SPRING ACTIVITIES Martha Steidl as maid of honor crowns Mary Ann Morris queen of the 1943 May Fete.PARIS COES ALL OUT FOR VICTORY THE VICTORY CORPS The Victory Corps is an organization composed of high school students who are contributing in various ways to the war effort. By helping in any of the following programs, the student is eligible for membership: Working for the rationing office: Junior Red Cross: contributing salvage material: purchase of war stamps and bonds; farm labor: military training, and pre-induction courses. It is estimated that at least 90 per cent of the student body is now eligible for the Victory Corps.VICTORY CORPS ORGANIZED In order that the student may best fit into these services, a comprehensive guidance service is proposed. This includes: 1. A reliable record of the individual characteristics of each pupil, as they relate to his usefulness in winning the war. 2. Comprehensive information about critical services and occupations requiring a type of manpower to which the present and future ef- forts of school pupils may be directed. 3. A counseling program which will help the pupil to fit himself into appropriate training for and participation in the war effort. 4. A practical plan for providing those three services, and the related supplementary activities. The students and faculty members of Paris High School have given their time and effort to the fulfillment of this program. n ’?SETw' our TUUljBUTMISEPTIEMBRE Principal A. C. Forster addressed the first student assembly August 29th. The first week we came only half days. Student Council was organized and Home Room officers elected. Seniors voted to have the Arena and pledged their help. The sophomores held the first dance on Saturday night, September 18. The Student Council elected Jim Curl, president, and Mary Bandy, secretary. We welcomed several new teachers who have become indispensable to the school. Senior class officers were elected: Malcolm Tucker, president: Thelma Smith, vice-president; Virginia Adams, secretary; and Leo Swinford, treasurer. The Arena staff sponsored a Victory Dance held after the Marshall game, September 24th. The seniors elected a finance committee to help with the Arena. All students were urged to join the Victory Corps, a newly organized group and open to all students. Oh! One month gone—and only eight to go. Oh, well, the first and the last are always the hardest.To start the month off right the freshies and sophomores elected their officers with Shirley Eldredge heading the sophs and Jerry Murphy as the freshies' president. The Speech Club’s first production was the melodrama OCTUBRE "East Lynn," presented October 5th and 6th. Then Ariens' Wild Cats sponsored a "Your Way to Victory Dance," October 7th, which was the start of a two-day holiday due to the teachers' institute. The Arena staff presented a "Truth and Consequences" skit to get the Arena sales under way on October 12th. The juniors sponsored a dance—Bruner's orchestra —the 16th; the first of a series of lectures presented by the Rotary Club was given on the 21st. Martha Steidl, '43, was presented with third place award in the American Legion essay contest. The Arena sales contest closed with the "Reds" winning. Speech Club's Masquerade Ball was held on the 29th. The organization of a Journalism Club was completed October 28th, sponsored by Misses Hohler and Haas.NOVIEMBRE On the third the seniors held sway in the girls' gym. It was the pay-off party given by the blue and white teams for the reds, who won the Arena contest, as guests. The Arena staff sponsored an after-the-game-dance on the 5th. The ninth marked the date of the junior class play, "Larry," which was one of the best productions of P. H. S. That same day V-12 and Army tests were given to boys, 17 and over. "Sadie Hawkins" held sway at a dance on the I Oth. No school on Armistice Day but our football team won its final game 25-0. An opera company presented the "Barber of Seville" on November 24th. Thanksgiving vacation extended from the 25th to the 29th. Seniors helped solicit the town's business men for a boosters' page in the Arena on the 26th. The opening game of the basketball season was played Thanksgiving afternoon. We beat Effingham 36-31. Page Ninety-sixThe seniors, helped by all the Home Rooms, presented a big carnival, December 3, in the girls' gym. This was a money making scheme for the Arena. On Pearl Harbor Day we had a stamp and bond drive. Students DICIEMBRE under the direction of Miss Alice Cleveland, presented a timely play, "Only Ten Percent." On the 10th Elenora Wright was elected to fill the vacancy on the Arena staff as personals editor. Pierce Mystic appeared at the high school on December 17th with an entertaining program. The sophomores presented an all-school Christmas party the 18th. Monday night the band held its party. Wednesday, the 22nd, the Christmas Nativity story and music were presented by the music and speech students. In the afternoon all Home Rooms held parties, and school was dismissed until next year! A WAKl STA Pr-l 1 AND V: UtiUUllSSENERO We came back to school on January 4th, wondering what this year would bring. It seemed that the first day of school in this new year of 1944 came much too soon after Christmas. We soon settled down, however, and began having a wonderful time because the lake was frozen over. Several all-school parties were held there. The Arena sponsored a dance on the 14th. Semester exams, starting the 19th, caught us. On the following Monday another period of readjustment started, for almost everybody had his classes changed around. Speech Club presented "The Moon is Down," the 25th and 26th. One of the best pep meetings presented a skit on the basketball players and fans. Home Room 6 sponsored a dance for the Benefit of Infantile Paralysis after the Paris-Decatur game on the 29th. In this game, our boys came out on top—a happy ending to the first month of the new year. Page Ninety-eightFEBRERO The first day of the new month Paris honor students were presented with good scholarship pins at an assembly. In the afternoon, we seniors began to take notice and started thinking exactly what it meant, for Deac got out his tape measures and gave us the once over for our caps and gowns. The E. I. Tournament title was again captured by our own Tigers, making it the sixth year in a row. Juniors were given the Illinois High School Achievement Test, February 7th. Bob Sunkel's dance band made its debut at the Valentine Dance, the I I th, sponsored by Home Room 20, and the profits were given to the Red Cross Blood Plasma Unit. February 17th, Miss Wenz told the students of plans made for the Paris Youth Center. Students were elected on the 22nd to form a representative body to help govern the center. MARZO Basketball tournaments held the attention of the faculty and students alike with our team winning the Regional at Casey, then defeating Robinson in the Sectional to go on to Stcfte. Even though the boys were ousted the first round, they kept up the Paris tradition of being one of the "sweet sixteen'" for eight years in a row. School was dismissed March 16 and 17 for a Spring Vacation. Several speech students won firsts in a meet at Newton, thus qualifying to go to the state competition. Our cheerleaders were honored by being voted best in performance and actual leading and were awarded a $25 check. The freshmen and sophomores held the spotlight on the 28th with their annual plays— "Contrast" and "Witchen" Racket." The month ended with a formal dance, the 31st, given by the Speech Club. Sunkel's orchestra supplied the music. Page Ninety-ninoABRIL—1943 Track was holding full sway, and the Tigers gave many outstanding performances. The juniors sponsored a dance in honor of the winner of the Tiger Relays. The Speech Club presented an adaptation of Shakespearian plays on April 6. Students of Speech and Music added points to those of the track team to win the Sweepstakes at Charleston. "Mrs. Miniver" was presented by the Speech Club April 13th and 15th. Martha Steidl was awarded a scholarship and the D.A.R. Good Citizenship Award. The Latin department presented a novel assembly April 22nd. On the 26th, Dr. Allen D. Albert addressed the student body. The freshmen sponsored a dance on April 30th. An unusual assembly was enjoyed when Prince Malik Verda of Bagdad displayed novel and mysterious tricks of the Far East. A new idea— that of a Youth Center—was championed by the Journalism Club. Page On© HundredMAYO—1943 The month we have waited for the whole year. So much happened that wo can't begin to list all. The May Fete was held in the new gym, May 14th. Mary Ann Morris was Queen with Martha Steidl as her Maid of Honor. The theme was "Nations United." The band made its final appearance at its annual spring concert. The discussion of the Youth Center continued. As the last of the month approached, the activities increased. The seniors were in a whirl— exams, Senior Day, the juniors gave a reception for them May 21st, and the next night was the glorious Junior-Senior Prom. Then came Baccalaureate services and last of all came graduation. Not many were as glad to leave their alma mater as they had supposed, but it was a grand feeling of accomplishment to have graduated. The doors of Paris High closed, awaiting the next term with new students, teachers, and another year of work and play. Page One Hundred OneBOOSTERS’ CLUB We wish to express our appreciation to those who helped to make the Arena possible. U. O. Colson Co. Employees Bon Ton, L. Wallace Goding Shoe Co. Jones of Paris Dr. H. D. Junlcin Midwest Body Mfg. Co. Laurence Bishop Bishop-Morris Co. Carpenter's Restaurant Dr. F. W. Chittick The Citizens Nat’l Bank of Paris Edgar County Seed Co. Fashion Shop A. Frey Son Hodge Hardware Illinois Cereal Mills, Inc. R. S. Lloyd Lehman's Harold Luther Paul McFall Clothing Shoes Montgomery-Ward Co. Karl R. O'Hair Paris Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Inc. Paris Foundry Machine Works Piper's Hardware Co. Ray Rambo Redman's Shoe Store Stewart Hog Ring Co., Inc. The Propst Lumber Co. Van Zant Grain Co. Fred S. Wolfe Horace Link Co. Allen A. Bell, Gen'l Blacksmith Bradshaw Jewelry Store Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. Maurice Farnhom Fessant Clark T. A. Foley Lumber Co., Inc. Goodyear Service. Earl Rahel, Mgr. A. D. Harrison J. Johnson, McCoy's Lee Cut-Rate Drugs B. B. Liggett Motor Sales Co. John C. Riedell, Architect Titzel Lloyd United Cleaners Mary Van Houtin Wm. A. Zieren Ralph Wright Joseph A. Wren, D.D.S. Norman Wittick H. G. Young, Mgr., Kroger's Groc. W. E. Wade Bill Mack B. A. Morrison Sanders Studio Ben Steidl, Jr. Asher Asher, Town Farm Real Estate Blair Flower Shop W. L. Blume Richard O. Brown, Black White Taxi AUTOGRAPHS Pqge One Hundred TwcBOOSTERS' CLUB Curl's Grocery H. Allen Pearman Juretta Dodd, Paris Beauty Shop J. C. Penney Co. Edgar Co. Bldg. Loan Assn. Pearman's Clothing Store First Federal Savings Loan of Paris Paris Electric Co. Fletcher's Garage Noonan's Super Service H. S. Sprouls, Grab-lt-Here, Mgr. Dr. J. W. Martin W. P. Shoaff Mac Electric Co. Rudy Lamb Co. Kurtz Drug Co. Edgar Parrish Thos. E. Keers, Jeweler Paris Loan Company Dr. E. D. Cretors H. D. Ownby Dr. F. J. James Dr. J. H. Nichols Idleman Grocery B. F. Mitchel, Nat'l Farm Loan Mrs. Seth Hood Merkle Broom Co. E. L. Heacock Markle Gift Shop Haworth Son Edna J. MacDavitt Jack Fear, Mgr., Gebhart' B. O. Luttrell Louis Englum Bertha Logan Del Mar Dr. J. A. Johnson Bennett Style Shop Howlett Printing Co. Bovell Furnace Co. Helfrich Florists Barrett Dress Shop Harvey Gross, Attorney J. Edward Askin Frye's Hatchery Askin Radio Service Vernie Ward Arrow Auto Stores Bruce Waltz W. K. Andrews Spooner Spooner Acklin Cleaners Fred Tait Barbara Westerhaus Alice St. John Louis Waterlou Smith Shoe Repair Shop Art Wright Ransom Paint Hardware Store Charles A. Smith Pugh Drug Co. Hotel France AUTOGRAPHS Po f» ti.o W ndtad IVeoIn conclusion, let us hope in years to come that this book will bring back memories to you of the days in Paris High School, and that as we become older citizens we shall endeavor to help in the understanding of our neighbors to the South and other nations of the world. Hasta la vista, The Seniors ★ Photography by Lynn Sanders, Paris, Illinois, Student Photographer, Herbert Rehner Engraving by Pontiac Engraving Electrotype Company, Chicago, Illinois Printing and Binding by Williamson Printing Publishing Company, Springfield, Illinois Covers by Kingsport Press, Kingsport, Tennessee


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