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 Jlie 4rena Co-Editors Frances Doak Ann Bryan Business Managers Fred Krumpeck George Brinkerhoff Advisers Ruth Lindsey Maude E. Dorsett 1947m THE 1947 SENIOR CLASS OF PARIS HIGH SCHOOL, PARIS, ILLINOIS, PRESENTS THE WORLD'S GREATEST THIRTY-EIGHTH VOLUME OF THE rena noivleclaments Photography by Cabeen Studio, Carl Killion, Jr., Benjamin Studio. Engraving by Pontiac Engraving and Electrotype Company, Chicago, Illinois. Printing and Binding by Williamson Press, Inc., Springfield, Illinois. Covers by Kingsport Press, Kingsport, Tennessee.Robert Waller j£)eclication We, the members of the 1947 graduating class of Paris High School, dedicate the ARENA to Robert Waller. Bob's fight to overcome polio should be an inspiration to all, and it is hoped that he will soon be able to come back. Good luck, BoblUNDER THE BIG TOP [5] Hurry! Hurry! Hurry, folks! Follow the parade to the circus grounds ond see the greatest show on earth. Don't be bashful! Step right up and buy your tickets. So on into the Big Top and see the stellar troop of great performers. Watch the ringmaster put the performers through their paces. Listen to the barkers and be informed about the curiosities of the sideshows. They consist of freshman freaks, sophomore clowns, junior jugglers, and senior star performers. Watch the amazing feats in classes, activities, and other school events. So on inside and see for yourself! Come one; come all! TABLE OF CONTENTS OPENING SECTION Views of the School Dedication Good Scholarship BOOK ONE—CIRCUS PERSONNEL Superintendent Board of Education Principal Faculty Secretaries Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen BOOK TWO—CIRCUS PERFORM ' Coaches Managers Cheerleaders Twirlers Football Basketball Cross Country Track GAA Highlights of Basketball Season BOOK THREE—SIDE SHOWS Arena Tiger Tales Student Council Junior Class Play Speech Club Senior Play of 1946 Senior Play of 1947 industrial Arts Club Future Farmers of America Scenes from Science Future Homemakers of America Band Orchestra Chorus May Fete School at Work Senior Week Senior Who's Who Autographs »COOD SCHOLARSHIP [»] In the circus there is no mediocrity. Acrobats must practice the acts until they are timed perfectly to the split second. It is hard work, but it is worth it. Circus performers develop a certain persistency which urges them to keep trying harder to bring a performance to perfection. There is this bond between the circus personnel and good scholars. Both are striving for perfection and are not satisfied with half-done work. Good scholarship is recognized and honored in Paris High School. A great number of students, including The following students mode Freshmen Sophomores Barbara Airhart Betty B'ell Elizabeth Ann Bandy Fred Blair Marilyn Coller Bob Bratzler Patricia Collier James Fitzgerald Gerald A. Curl Jean Kizer Jane Hippie Robert Leitch Hannah Newgent John Merkle Mary Jo Stacy Pat Sanders Sara Sue Stephens Shirley Weber Joan Sudduth Jerry Sweeley Jacqueline Wright Carolyn Tiffin Joan Wilson Juniors Bob Wittick Nancy Clark Martha Zogg Robert Foley twenty-two seniors, are members of the Good Scholarship Legion which includes all who have averaged "A" or above in four subjects. Orange and black pins are given to those who keep this record for a year, bronze pins for two years, silver pins for three years, and gold pins for four years. Members of the Class of '46 who received gold pins were: Shirley Bolton, Rosemary Campbell, Catherine Doak, Glada Hartwich, Suella Hinds, Julia Ann Money, Florence Moss, Patricia Reynolds, Shirley Slay, Paul Spierling, and Julia Truman. honor roll for the first semester: Patricia Ford Eleonore Dahms Robert Mason Frances Dock Jo Ann Staley Dorothy Duck Nancy Thompson John Farrell Cordelia Tucker Mary M. Fitzgerald Richard Walls Albert Gleason James Griffin Lee Hamilton Seniors Paul Hartsaw Marianna Morrisey James Bright Shirley Mumaw George Brinkerhoff Ralph Pearman Alice Bristow Suzanne Potts Audrey Brunsman Martha Snoddy Ann Bryan Walter Steidl Ellen Clark Patricia Tobias Row One: Bristow, Doalc, Tobias, Duck, Potts, Morrisey, Bruns-man, Dahms, Snoddy, Fitzgerald, Bryan. Row Two: Mumaw, Hamilton, Steidl, Gleason, Bright, Farrell, Pear man, Griffin, Hartsaw, Brinkerhoff, Clark.Book One CIRCUS PERSONNEL Superintendent Board of Education Principal Faculty Secretaries Seniors Juniors Sophomores FreshmenRING ONESCHOOL[ '2 RINGMASTERS OF THE BIG TOP The schools of America stand at the threshold of a new era in their history. If they perform their full function, they are to furnish the understandings, the competence, and the will for greatly improved human relationships in our own culture, for more understanding and intelligent relationships with the rest of the world, and for the creative transformation of atomic power into better living. They face a great crisis of opportunity. They may know now with certainty that their critical re-evaluation is in the near offing, that new demands will soon be made of them, and that a new and more complete dependence will be placed upon them. JOHN R. MOSS BOARD OF EDUCATION JOHN R. MOSS, B.S., M.A. Behind the gay medley of the circus there are a few serious-minded, indispensable men who work to make the show a success. Likewise we have in the board of education a group of public-spirited citizens, representing a cross-section of American life, working untiringly to solve the problems of the school and to make the educational system function properly. Mr. Moss is the Superintendent of Schools and works ceaselessly to keep the schools running smoothly. Mr. Moss feels that knowing students is the most interesting part of working in schools. He often attends school dances as a form of recreation. Also enjoys reading and a good game of chess. Left to Right: B. O. Luttrell, Raymond L. Kiier, Som Blair, Francis Hartwick, W. A. Bittner, P. O. Foley.[13] OTTO R. ARIENS, A.B., M.S. The principal has, by the efficient administration of that office, gained the respect and gratitude of the students and faculty alike. About his work Mr. Ariens says, "There's never a dull moment." Likes to collect old books on the physical sciences. Has taken an interesting trip through the Florida Everglades. RINGMASTERS OF THE BIG TOP To the Students of Paris High School: Solomon once said, "Above all things get wisdom; whatever else you get, get understanding." Such advice was good in that ancient time; it is still good today. Knowledge alone is not enough. Students who go through school memorizing facts may, or may not, be getting understanding. They may even be able to manipulate, or reason with, the facts. This is better, but still it is not an indication of wisdom. As students in school, or as students in adult life, we must appreciate the usefulness of what we know; we must recognize the responsibility that is ours by virtue of the fact that we possess certain knowledge. Going still further, we must appreciate the responsibility to use our knowledge for good. It is commonplace, yet true, to say that ours is an atomic age. The words "atom" and "atomic" bring forth to the modern mind visions of almost unbelievable power; power for good or evil. The way this power shall be used will depend largely upon the wisdom and understanding of today's boys and girls, young men and women. Therefore, "Whatever else you get, get understanding." OTTO R. ARIENS Mr. Ariens takes care of the permit line. Student Council members confer with Mr. Ariens.BARKERS Horace Dane Bouslog, B.ED. Mr. Bouslog come to PHS from the army to teach general science and physics. Trapeze artists are a favorite part of the circus. Virginia Cross, B.S. Miss Cross, speech and English teacher, has furthered dramatic interests in PHS. Likes to travel and collect poetry. Enjoys swimming, sailing, and tennis. LaRue Dayton, A.B. Miss Dayton, junior English instructor, teaches HAMLET and MACBETH to the students in a most enjoyable way. Likes band music at the circus. Maude E. Dorsett, A.B., M.A. Freshman English teacher, Miss Dorsett takes pride in the enthusiasm of freshmen. ARENA financial adviser, she helps "make both ends meet." Collects antiques. onVim . . Catherine Farrell, A.B., M.A. Miss Farrell enjoys teaching French and Spanish because of the students' enlightening translations. Favorite part of the circus is Les ecuyers de cirque. Arthur C. Forster, B.ED., M.A. Mathematics teacher, Mr. Forster believes geometry is the key to understanding order and symmetry in nature. Spends the summer farming. Likes to hunt.MS] UNDER THE BIG TOP Margaret Haas, B.S. Miss Haas concentrates on turning out good secretaries from shorthand and typing classes. Gets testimonies from Van Johnson on how shorthand helped him. Don H. Hamilton, B.S. Mr. Hamilton, liberal monarch of the fifth hour study hall, teaches agriculture to "would be" farmers. Outside of farming, a hobby is pinochle. Agnes Hendricks, B.S., M.A. Miss Hendricks finds there is never a dull moment in teaching homemok-ing. She can't remember what a favorite part of the circus is. Addie Hochstrasser, A.B., A.M. Sophomore and senior English teacher, Miss Hochstrasser has a full schedule. She is planning a trip oround the world. Favorite play is "Oklahoma.” Charles Johnson, B.ED. Thinks the most interesting thing about American history are seniors. Enjoys eating and telling stories. Likes to feed the elephants at the circus. Carl Jones, B.S. A newcomer to Paris High faculty. Teaches algebra and general science to freshmen. Spends summers operating a 180 acre farm. Finds reading enjoyable.[16] BARKERS Ruth Lindsey, B.S., M.S. Miss Lindsey teaches world history. Clowns and parades are favorite parts of a circus. Enjoys plays, travel, reading, and walking as forms of recreation. C. J. Little, B.ED. PHS' master of H H?0, Mr. Little teaches chemistry and senior science. Is also efficient athletic director. Has worked as an engineer in summers. Fannie Luckhaupt, A.B. Keeper of the bees, birds, and butterflies. Instructs biology students by the use of movies in the life habits of plants and animals. Mary Perisho, B.S. Miss Perisho, home economics teacher, likes to read good magazines and see current plays. Likes to travel. Says basketball is a favorite sport. Charles Pulliam, B.ED. Mr. Pulliam teaches drawing, industrial arts and building trades. Construction is the most interesting feature of the classes. Favorite part of circus is clowns. Tony Reed, B.ED. This is Mr. Reeds second year as industrial arts teacher. Likes soft, soothing music. Favorite play is "Oklahoma." Baseball is a favorite sport.UNDER THE BIG TOP [17] Stella Risser Enthusiastic typing, bookkeeping, and secretarial practice teacher. Enjoys preparing and eating good food. Staunch supporter of all Tiger games whether football or basketball. Annabel Scott, B.ED. Adviser to Tiger Tales, junior class sponsor, and teaching commerce keeps Miss Scott busy. In music, likes everything from symphony to Spike Jones. H. D. Sweeley, B.S. '"Deac" returns to coach football and teach history and English. Says best part of teaching is the salary. Freaks are favorites of a circus. Elsia Tate, A.B. Our Latin teacher is well qualified for the position. Traveling is a hobby. She has made two extensive tours of Eusope. Likes nonfiction. Jane Wilson, B.ED. Miss Wilson teaches government, sociology, and English. For relaxation collects records, walks, and watches tennis matches. Enjoys watching the spectators at the circus. Mary Dole Bryan, B.A. Librarian of PHS, Mrs. Bryan likes to notice changes in students from freshman to senior year. Likes to play golf and ride horseback.BARKERS UNDER THE BIG TOP E. W. Eveland, B.S. Mr. Eveland, basketball coach for winter and national forests worker in Montana for summer, says trapeze acts are favorite part of a circus. Lou Waterloo Mr. Waterloo is music director extra-ordinary. Says no two students react the same to the course. Favorite book is LIVES OF GREAT MUSICIANS. Patricia Huelbig, B.S., M.ED. Miss Huelbig is the new vivacious vocal instructor who literally went wild when the Cardinals won the World Series and Illinois beat UCLA. Mary Ellen Tweedy Mr. Ariens' competent secretary is always on the go. Manages to learn names of most students. Basketball enthusiast. Favorite book is THE ROBE. Esther L. Simons, B.S. Miss Simons is instructor of the girls' gym classes and supervisor of the GAA. The acrobats are a favorite part of a circus. Margaret Sullivan Efficient, cheerful Miss Sullivan is mainly responsible for the smooth management of Mr. Moss' office. She likes the association with young people.[19] STAR PERFORMERS SENIOR It has been a long time since the Class of '47 entered Paris High School as "green" freshmen. We didn't know how much fun the dances and parties could be. We soon became accustomed to the new life and pitched in whole-heartedly to make the all-school carnival a success. Still more important, twenty-two members of the class made the honor roll the first semester. As sophomores we had long since entered into such activities as Speech Club, GAA, FHA, and FFA. The men were beginning to distinguish themselves as gridiron and hardwood heroes. On the more serious side, many were struggling with Caesar's battles harder than Caesar ever did, and some were neck deep in geometry problems. Scholastic honors were maintained. Sophomores began looking forward to the time when inferiority complexes would be swept away forever by the fact that we were upper classmen. The class was quite proud of the achievements during the junior year. Time and talents were distributed among the various organizations, proving the juniors an equal to any predecessors in all school functions. Under the able supervision of the CLASS faculty adviser, Mr. Ariens, we sponsored a Thanksgiving formal dance which was a popular event during the holiday season. Hard work and lots of fun were merged to make the class play, Seven Sisters," a credit to the producers. What wonderful times were had preparing for the junior-senior banquet and prom. How gratified the class felt when compliments were received from the seniors on the workmanship. One more year to go. It hardly seemed possible. At last we were seniors, but it was no easy job. We were very busy raising money for the ARENA, hoping to make the yearbook as interesting and entertaining as it had been in past years. "The Man Who Came to Dinner" was staged. A top performance was turned in by those who worked for the play's success. The football, basketball, and track teams provided many thrills. Returned veterans in the classrooms were a new sight. Everyone was glad to have them in school. The last four years have been kind to the class, and the Class of '47 shall never forget the good times and lasting friendships.MARJORIE ALSUP Friends coll ner "Shorty"; pet peeve is the assembly; hopes to become a secretary; favorite song is "One More Tomorrow"; enjoys the tricky acrobats at the circus. JACK ASHER Football is a specialty; favorite song is "Notre Dame Victory March"; pet peeve is conceited people; would like to attend the University of Southern California; favorite part of the circus is the trapeze artists. GERALD ASHLEY Jed's favorite sport is football; likes Les Brown's orchestra; favorite song is "To Each His Own": ambition is to do what comes naturally; favoriite circus act is an acrobatic performance. THOMAS BAKER Tom's favorite ditty is the "Army Air Corps Song"; plans to be a commercial pilot; pet peeve is an old flight instructor; had fun last summer stealing pineapples in Hawaii: enjoys the lion tamer act when at the circus. JAMES BANDY Jim wants to be a success; chooses Harry James; likes basketball; pet peeve is women drivers; gets a kick out of circus side shows. JOYCE BANNING Plans to go to college; pet peeve is prevaricators; full of pep and enthusiasm; always willing to do what's right; thrills to the trapeze performers at the circus. RONALD BEESON A newcomer to Paris; an asset in all sports to PHS; thinks he might like to be a farmer; intends to go to college; likes the clown acts best at the circus. JOHN BIBO Likes to be called Bibo; favorite song is "Deep Purple"; John wants to keep on doing nothing; as for sports, football has priority rating; enjoys a good trapeze performance at the circus. BARBARA BLANFORD Likes "Till the End of Time"; the favorite band is Tex Beneke; would like to learn how to swim; another girl who likes to camp; likes to watch the acrobats at the circus. DOROTHY BOYD Will welcome the end of school: anxious to start a nursing career; Harry James, but definitely; gets a thrill out of the circus acrobatic acts.JAMES BRIGHT Would anyone guess that Jim's favorite band is Woody Herman, and choice of songs is "Blue Flame"? Would like to be a chemical engineer; hobby is modeling; likes to watch the elephants eat at the circus. GEORGE BRINKERHOFF His heart wanders from town to town; likes the music of Tex Beneke; pet peeve is people who are late; could enjoy a circus side show any time. ALICE BRISTOW Veteran cheerleader; plans to do radio work; PHS's little actress; seems to prefer dark men; favorite circus animal is the elephant. PEGGY L. BROADWAY Peggy wants to be a nurse; doesn't like to be teased; favorite song is "And Then It's Heaven"; likes Guy Lombardo's band; could spend hours at the circus watching the animals. MARIAN BROWN Marian would rather listen to Hal McIntyre; collects records as a hobby; pet peeve is waiting for someone; plans to be an insurance agent; gets a bang out of watching the acrobats. NORMA JEAN BROWN Pet peeve is a ninth hour; favorite song is "Always"; Tommy Dorsey is tops on the band list; says future plans are a little undecided; prefers the acrobats and the freaks at the circus. AUDREY BRUNSMAN "Sis" just wants to be successful; likes classical and semi-classical music: favorite sport is swimming; hobbies are sports and music; thoroughly enjoys the animals and the band at the circus. ANN DOLE BRYAN Football is a favorite sport; favorite song is "You'll Never Know"; likes Charlie Spivak's orchestra; thinks trapeze artists are the big attraction of the circus. BARBARA CAMERON Our very capable drum majorette; would like to take up nursing; likes Tex Beneke's orchestra; likes to watch the trapeze artists at the circus. JOHN CARLI John likes everything—including redheads, brunettes, and blondes; wants to be a mortician; like swimming and is a veteran life-guard; enjoys a good trapeze performance.JAMES CARROLL Strictly a Hollingsworth tan—Pat, that is; prefers basketball to other sports; thinks he'll be an undertaker; prefers the side show to all circus features. JOAN CASSITY "Hopalong-the-Second’s" favorite song is "Somebody Else is Taking My Place"; likes to play baseball; works at Walgreen's, and pet peeve is people who are particular about what they eat; thinks the best part of the circus is the acts on horses. ELLEN CLARK Wants to attend U. of I.; likes football games and swimming; enjoys Tommy Dorsey’s "Song of India"; prefers blondes; is fascinated by circus sword swallowers. ELEONORE DAHMS Ellie's pet peeve is unreasonable teachers; likes Tommy Dorsey's boogie woogie; favorite sport is swimming; plans to be an interior decorator; likes to watch the monkeys struggle with fleas at the circus. CHARLES DEEM "Happy" is a gridiron specialty; likes the Ink Spots; hobby is playing a violin; would like to be on the radio someday; it's a draw between circus side shows and the trapeze artists. FRANCES DOAK Ambition is to travel and see the world; likes horseback riding: pet peeve is giving reports in history; favorite class is Spanish; enjoys the trained dog acts at the circus. DOROTHY DUCK Dottie is a Tex Beneke fan; likes "I'll See You in My Dreams"; enjoys basketball; dislikes slacks with fur coats; goes to the circus to eat peanuts. JOAN ELDREDGE It is rumored that Joan is interested in an ex-marine; favorite band is Guy Lombardo; pet peeve is girl smokers; likes circus acrobatics. DICK ENGLUM Tommy Dorsey scores again; prefers swimming to other sports; likes photography; "Ole Buttermilk Sky" is Dick's favorite song; could watch the circus aerialists for hours. CARROLL ESLINGER Member of Illinois Reserve Militia; pet peeve is people who don't laugh at his jokes; Spike Jones is a favorite band; plans to pursue a military career; likes to go to the circus to see the monkeys.JOHN A. FARRELL Red contemplates attending college; favorite song is ’’Out of Nowhere"; prefers Tommy Dorsey; pet peeve is copying school work; admires the technique of the circus barker. VIRGINIA FERREL "Grade" likes "To Each His Own," and "You Put a Song in My Heart"; plans to go to college; favorite band is Tommy Dorsey; finds the circus clowns and animals entertaining. BILL FISHER Left school for the Army Air Corps; transferred to infantry; Bill has never a worry or a care; finds the circus side shows a natural attraction. MARY M. FITZGERALD Paris' loss is MacMurray's gain; prefers a good game of basketball; listens to Tommy Dorsey; likes "Boogie Woogie Barnyard"; pet peeve is slacks and high heels; clowns are the favorite part of the circus. JUANITA FLAIRTY Pet peeve is people who break promises; favorite song is "To Each His Own"; a Tommy Dorsey fan; a stenographer in the making; enjoys a circus parade. CHARLES FOLEY Chuck is a football fan; collects records, especially Harry James; favorite song is "Ain't Misbehavin' "; plans to go on to college; likes to see the circus freaks. ROBERT FOREMAN Bob's favorite band is Guy Lombardo; pet peeve— none; wants to become a mechanic; likes "Dark Town Poker Club"; likes all the side shows but the fat lady. FLOYD GARRETT A basketball fan; likes Tex Beneke's music; intends to keep on in the grocery business: takes in all the side shows at the circus. GOLDIE GIBSON Favorite song is "Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week"; ambition—you guess; hard to tell what future plans are; likes Tommy Dorsey's orchestra; likes to watch the antics of the monkeys in the menagerie. WILLIAM GIVENS Bill's one hobby is loafing; wants to be a mining engineer; says football and basketball both look good from the bench; is fascinated by the jugglers.ALBERT GLEASON Likes "Stardust"; favorite sport is football; pet peeve is girls' clothes; wants to be a farmer; wants to see all the circus side shows. WILLIAM GLICK Uncle Sam will take care of the near future; a Benny Goodman fan; "Candy" is a preference; pet peeve is long assignments; another side show admirer at the circus. DON GLOVER Pet peeve is not having time before basketball games to comb hair; hopes to go to college; would like to become basketball coach; had fun last summer detassel-ing corn with Jed Ashley; admires the man on the flying trapeze. RUTH GRABLE Ruth leaves PHS to become a nurse; enjoys Spike Jones; wants to know "Why Does It Get So Late So Early ; prefers basketball; enjoys the circus animal acts. ELVENA GRAHAM Favorite song is "Some Sunday Morning"; likes to dance; pet peeve is people who chew gum; history is a favorite class; thinks the best part of the circus is the acrobats. JOHN GRAHAM Has a yen for music; intends to become a contractor and builder; gets a bang out of Spike Jones; pet peeve is "back sass from the wife"; said to prefer the dancing girls of the circus. DALE GREENWOOD Friends call him "Hank Greenberg"; ambition is to get out of school; doesn't have a pet peeve; favorite sport is to drive; enjoys the animal acts. JAMES GRIFFIN Baseball has found its man; could listen to Spike Jones anytime; says, "Don't Fence Me In"; wants to be wealthy; is entertained by freak circus shows. PATRICIA HAASE Patsy enjoys swimming; likes Chicago: favorite song is "I'll See You In My Dreams"; Tex Beneke is a favorite band; thinks the trapeze artists are exciting and enjoys the circus band. DOROTHY HACKER Dorothy is crazy about cats, especially a certain "Kitten"; collecting cacti is a hobby; favorite orchestra is Spike Jones; believes a circus wouldn't be complete without clowns.JOAN HADDIX A cheery smile is welcomed by all; likes to dance, especially to Tex Beneke; interested in a certain tin shop; gets a thrill out of watching a circus parade. MARY CATHERINE HALLORAN Katie's favorite song is "Rumors Are Flying"; pet peeve is high heels and anklets; has designing clothes for a hobby; plans to become a nurse; likes the acrobats, elephants, and monkeys of the circus. LEE HAMILTON Pet peeve is people who are late for appointments: hopes to become a veterinarian; "Battle Hymn of the Republic" is a favorite song; last summer Lee enjoyed staying at the fair with livestock; likes the small circus animals. DONALD HARPRING A Spike Jones addict; favorite song is "Jones' Polka"; likes to hunt and fish; pet peeve is long assignments: wouldn't miss a side show at the circus for anything. NORMAN HARPSTER Would like to entertain the girls in Miss Lindsey's subcharge; hobby is reading adventure books; one of America's future farmers; favorite song is "Marine Hymn"; wonders how the circus acrobats do it. PAUL HARTSAW Paul's grades can serve as a standard for all chemistry students; quiet smile backed by a pleasant personality; plans to attend college; hobby is reading; admires the skill of circus acrobats. JOAN HENDERSON Joan's favorite song is "It Had to Be You"; plans to be a nurse; doesn't like assemblies; likes the prancing horses of the circus. MARJORIE HENN Horses! Favorite sport, horseback riding; hobby is horses; likes Tommy Dorsey; pet peeve is waiting; best part of the circus is the bareback riders. BARBARA HODGE Favorite song is "Oh, What It Seemed to Be"; had fun camping last summer; a member of Hodge and Hodge, Inc.; plans to stay in Paris a long time; likes to feed the animals at the circus. CAROLYN IKE Has many varied extra-curricular interests; pet peeve is going to school; favorite song is "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning"; likes everything about the circus.WENDELL JOHNSON Pet peeve is book reports and home work; plans on making furniture; hobby is eating; prefers Tommy Dorsey; goes to the circus to see side shows. DELBERT KELTZ Tommy Dorsey's band is tops with Junior; dislikes the third hour assembly; favorite song is "Give Me Five Minutes More"; likes to go hunting; thinks the feature attractions of the circus are the side shows. NORMA KENNEDY Norma's choice is Sammy Kaye; current favorite is "Give Me Five Minutes More"; spends time talking about current boy friend; thinks the animals make the circus. BILL KEYES Pet Peeve is anything to do with school; likes to tell jokes; hopes someday to get out and live; likes big cities and good music; likes the trained lion act of the circus. EUGENE KILE Ex-navy man, that's Eugene; especially likes American history class; firmly believes Tommy Dorsey is best; says "Give Me Five Minute More"; likes to watch the circus animals. CAROLYN KIMBLE "Doll" plans to become a speech teacher; pet peeve is people who gush: hobby is being a soda jerker; likes to ice skate; enjoys the excitement of the whole circus. FRED KRUMPECK A Benny Goodman fan; a particular favorite is "Blue Skies"; likes all sports; is going to college; would like to be a world traveler; thinks a circus incomplete without side shows. JOHN LAYMON Likes Tommy Dorsey’s "Song of India," "Stardust," and "Marie": hopes to either farm or play in a band; doesn't care for third hour assembly; hobby is playing a trombone; likes the freaks of the circus. NORMA JEAN LOVELAND Another PHS graduate who would like to become a teacher; a lover of classical music, but will settle with "Stardust"; pet peeve is blowing and popping bubble gum; likes chemistry; enjoys the chariot races at the circus. THELMA LUDINGTON Likes to play baseball; probably a future nurse; scrapbooks are a hobby; another Tommy Dorsey fan; acrobats thrill Thelma most at the circus.EMERY McCONKEY Anxious to get out of school; interested in the grocery business; the song liked best is ' Lazy Bones"; likes the trained seal act of the circus. NORMA McCONCHIE McConk plans to be a nurse; favorite band is Frankie Carle's; interested in a future doctor; likes "Stardust"; gets a thrill out of watching the lion tamer. WILLIAM McCULLEY Cross country is Bill's favorite sport; hobby is hunting; thinks he'll be a farmer; likes to eat hamburgers while watching the circus. DWIGHT McKEE Mickey's favorite song is "Don't Fence Me In"; a future farmer; likes to spend noon hours with Harpster, Griffin, and Quinn; enjoys an all night fishing party on the Wabash; likes the circus horses and trapeze performers. MARGARET McMULLEN An ardent soft ball fan; likes the music of Stan Kenton; prefers "Rumors Are Flying"; pet nickname is "Juicy"; watches the circus tight-rope walkers in awe. GENE MARRS Future plans—will cross that bridge when it comes: ambition is to be a railroad engineer; the song not liked is "School Days"; likes everything and everybody; goes to all the side shows when the circus comes to town. DOROTHY JEAN MARTIN De Pauw, here she comes! Basketball fan; hobby is collecting note; pet peeve is people you can't reason with; takes home a balloon from the circus. PEGGY MARTIN Pet peeve is egotistical men; favorite song is "Donkey Serenade"; likes to dance foolishly; Peggy is a future bassoonist; thinks the side shows are the featured attraction of the circus. HELEN MATHENY Collects movie stars' pictures; prefers Harry James; favorite song is "Rumors Are Flying"; wants to be a housewife; likes the variety of the side shows. ALBERT MILBURN A returned G. I. who doesn't go here anymore.PATRICIA MILLER Pat is another gridiron fan; pet peeve is redheads and blondes; favorite song is "I Don’t Know Enough About You"; is fond of a certain blonde boy; likes to watch circus monkeys. JOE MITCHELL Another ex-navy man returned to PHS; intends to be a mechanic; likes basketball; favorite song is "Begin the Beguine"; takes in all the side shows when attending the circus. WALTER MONTROSS College is ahead; hobby is reading; prefers Spike Jones; is an ardent basketball fan; likes the daring of the trapeze artists. DOW MORRIS Favorite song is "Summertime"; likes to play basketball; plans to be a mining engineer; pet peeve is working in assembly; Tex Beneke is a favorite with Dow; admires the feats of the circus strong man. MARIANNA MORRISEY Would like to be a stenographer; likes piano music; pet peeve is people who are late; favorite song is "Springtime of Love"; likes the clowns best of all circus acts. SHIRLEY MUMAW Pet peeve is people who giggle; likes people, good music, and good books; plans to have a career in a big city: an industrious speech worker; enjoys the pink lemonade and acrobats ot the circus. GERALDINE MURPHY Jerry is president of Student Council; favorite song is "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"; prefers Notre Dame's football team; guess what—she's Irish; likes to watch people at the circus. FRANCIS ONORATI Bud returned to PHS after being in Uncle Sam's forces; favorite orchestra is Spike Jones; prefers football; pet peeve is artificial blondes; casts another vote for side shows. ROBERT OWENS Bob hopes to become an electrical engineer; happiest when playing basketball; favorite song is "To Each His Own"; likes Lionel Hampton’s orchestra; enjoys all features of the circus. MARY JANE PARRISH Listens to Tommy Dorsey; would like to be a secretary; pet peeve is poor excuses; keeps up a correspondence with a certain soldier; enjoys circus horse acts.RALPH PEARMAN Likes Tommy Dorsey's "Stardust"; hopes to lead a life of leisure; is going to college to learn the art of avoiding manual labor; prefers the circus side shows. CHARITY PEEL Collects pretty and odd shaped perfume bottles; enjoys horseback riding; prefers Tommy Dorsey; wants to be a librarian; likes trained horse acts. ROY LEE PERRY Has two favorite songs—"As If I Didn't Have Enough on My Mind" and "Some Sunday Morning"; future plans are indefinite but has an ambition to be a commercial pilot; treks to all the circus side shows. MARGARET ANN PINE A ready smile; a helping hand; "Corky” is a popular figure in the halls of PHS: pet oeeve is the boy friend being late: goes to the circus mainly for cotton candy. SUZANNE POTTS Suzy is a future stenographer: likes the band of Tommy Dorsey; doesn't like unreasonable people; favorite song is "Of Thee I Sing, Baby"; enjoys circus side shows immensely. CHARLES PULLIAM Chuck likes basketball; of the hit tunes, prefers "To Each His Own"; hobby is cooking; would like to be a jeweler; likes the trained animal acts of the circus. DEAN QUINN Has a hobby of writing letters: pet peeve is people who don't answer them; is going to Rose Poly to learn to be an electrical engineer; favorite band is Guy Lombardo; finds cricus side shows fascinating. JUDY QUINN Hobby is reading; a Spike Jones fan; likes basketball: favorite song is "You Keep Coming Back Like a Song": goes to the circus to eat. LAURA RAFFETY Favorite song is "Give Me Five Minutes More"; plans to go to school to learn photography; pet peeve is combination of fur coat and anklets; likes Harry James' band: becomes breathless watching trapeze artists. DONALD RHOADS "Squid" considers horseback riding his hobby; likes football: chooses Woody Herman; wants to become a farmer in Indiana- likes to watch the circus bareback riders.LLOYD RHOADS Women are a hobby; pet peeve is English; ambition is to skip school without getting caught; listens to the Ink Spots as much as possible; finds enjoyment in the antics of clowns. NANCY RHOADS Nancy's hobbies are flowers and music; likes Gene Krupa: in songs prefers "It's Been a Long, Long Time"; pet peeve is slacks in school; likes clowns, clowns, and more clowns at the circus. DONA RODE A veteran cheerleader; Dona plans to attend De Pauw; prefers Tex Beneke; enjoys ice skating; finds the cotton candy of the circus a wonder. CHARLES L. ROGER Hobby is going with different girls; plans to go to West Point or some other college; Spike Jones' band is a favorite; likes to watch the circus people get ready for the big show. KATHRYN ROSE Another future typist; "Give Me Five Minutes More" is a favorite; bicycle riding is a hobby; ambition is to get a PHS diploma; has fun feeding the circus elephants. ROBERT ROWE Enjoys just sitting and fishing; prefers the "Fitch Band Wagon"; would like to be a service station attendant; never misses a circus side show. THOMAS RULE T. A.'s hobby is women—just loves 'em; prefers sports that take no energy; favorite song is "Stairway to the Stars": likes Bright's and Sunkel's band: finds circus side shows amusing. ILEEN SANDERS Chiefly interested in sewing; also enjoys good orchestra music on Thursday nights; has many favorite songs; likes the animals in the circus parade. DEANE MARIE SCANLAN "I'll See You in My Dreams" by Perry Como is a favorite: pet peeve is people who are late: patiently waiting for a millionaire; enjoys the stunts of the bareback riders. FRANK SCOTT Pet peeve is getting fined for running stop signs; hobby is chasing women—any age; plans to setfle down on a farm; sole ambition is to get out of school; goes to the circus to see the side shows.CHARLENE SHANKS Pet peeve is a late date; writes to service men as a hobby; plans to go to Chicago and work as a secretary; a Harry James admirer; circus clowns furnish fun for Charlene. MARY L. SHANKS Mary's future is well taken care of; chooses Guy Lombardo; favorite song is "It's Been A Long, Long Time : gets tickled at the clowns. JAMES SHEWEY Interested in the firearms of different countries and hopes to acquire a collection: had fun swimming last summer; favorite song is "The Letter Edged in Black"; the high trapeze artists provide thrills for Jim. MARGARET SHIRAR Plans to be a teacher; collects poems: likes basketball; pet peeve is people who are snobs; prefers circus animal shows. MARY F. SHIRAR Thinks Tommy Dorsey is tops: favorite song is "I'll See You in My Dreams"; is going to loaf awhile after graduation from PHS; shows interest in certain brunettes; likes the tight rope walkers and pink lemonade. BARBARA SHONK Listens to Tommy Dorsey; likes softball; wants to live on a farm near Newman; pet peeve is assembly; likes the tumbling acrobats at the circus. MARTHA SNODDY Will follow a musical career; hobby is singing; current heartbeat is in a nearby college; favorite song is "There Are Such Things"; likes to watch the kangaroos. JAMES SPROULS A future matinee idol or movie star; a good dancer; likes Tex Beneke; interested in Waco, Texas; thrills at the sight of the strong man. BETTY SPUNG Crazy about dancing; likes the band of Harry James; "To Each His Own" is the top tune: plans to pursue a nursing career; enjoys circus acrobats and horses. WALTER STEIDL An able gridiron man; Captain Steidl has a way with the girls; chooses Tommy Dorsey; hobby is hunting: watches side shows with interest.PATRICIA STICKLER Likes horseback riding; had fun camping in the woods last summer; would like to become a good stenographer; pet peeve is people who are always complaining; trick riders supply thrills for Patty. MELBA TAIT No. I on the band list is Tex Beneke; has fun swimming; prefers "All of My Life" to other songs; plans to go to college; enjoys all of the circus. PATRICIA TOBIAS Another score for Tommy Dorsey; likes basketball; pet peeve is chewing gum stuck to shoes; may go to Italy; circus acrobats are a favorite with Pat. LOUISE TODD "Toddler" is a Sammy Kaye fan; collects snap shots; prefers tennis; wants to go to college and major in English; enjoys watching circus animal acts. EUGENE TOLEN Gene is a track star; seems to have brunette trouble; "I Can't Begin to Tell You" is pet song; probably will be a farmer; finds circus freaks highly entertaining. SALLY TUCKER A star halfback makes the touchdown right out of PHS; wants to be a doctor; favorite song is "Give Me Something to Remember You By"; prefers Fred Waring; spends hours before the monkey cage. JACQUALYN VAN ZANT Jackie's pet peeve is teachers who have pets; favorite song is "Knit One, Purl Two "; likes Elizabeth Browning's poetry; gazes admiringly at the strong man. ANNA DELL VIDITO How about Texas? What a ranch! What a future! Prefers Tommy Dorsey; favorite song is "Sentimental Journey"; the fat woman amazes Ann. GLEN VIETOR Would like to be a member of a State Championship team; had fun camping last summer; will probably be a farmer; says a pet peeve is sleeping in school; the animals are favorite part of the circus. J. DANIEL WADSWORTH Dan listens to Spike Jones; gets a bang out of "Mairzy Doats"; likes basketball; plans to be an engineer; finds the refreshments enjoyable at the circus.JACK WAGGONER Enjoys nothing in music besides "Stardust"; is going to be a bachelor; hopes to play pro-baseball: pet peeve is people who use several forms of the "Waggoner"; says the entertainment is O.K. but the eats are the best. ROBERT LEE WALLER Bob will go to college and study engineering; likes "Strictly Instrumental" and marches; football is a main interest; likes to ice skate; gets up early to watch the circus unload. JAMES WEGER "Slim" likes football; hobby is collecting coins; pet peeve is to be called "Shorty"; would like to raise minks; marvels at the timing of the acrobats. WESTON WETTELAND Wes plans to join the Merchant Marines; hobby is boats; enjoys ice hockey; chooses Spike Jones; thinks the elephants make the circus. FRED WHITMER "Stardust" is a favorite; likes Harry James' band; plans to continue working at J. C. Penney’s store: hopes to become a manager someday: likes the thrill of anticipating a circus. CHRISTINE WILLOUGHBY Wants to be given "Five Minutes More"; thinks drinking sugarless lemonade at the circus is the most fun. JOHN WILSON Fishing is a favorite pastime; likes the orchestra of Harry James; thinks "Night and Day" is tops; ambition is to become a good farmer; likes to watch tne elephants in the circus parade. FRED WISHART Fred wants to go East; has a preference for Tex Beneke; a favorte song is "All Through the Day"; pet peeve is assembly; goes to the circus to see the beautiful girls. FLORENCE YOUNG Likes the orchestra of Wayne King; favorite song is "Ole Buttermilk Sky"; can't stand anklets and high heels worn together; is going to attend college; the Bearded Lady is an attraction for Florence. CHARLES JOHNSON Capable adviser of the senior class; loves to tell jokes; takes pride in flashy ties; interested in the history of the circus.[34] JUGGLERS JUNIOR CLASS In the fall of 1944 the junior class came into Paris High School as freshmen. Undoubtedly all were frightened by the thought of that first day. But somehow, after avoiding the upper classmen and the stories about the science room being in the attic, we pulled through. Miss Miriam Church, freshman science instructor, was the class sponsor, and helped the class accomplish a great deal during the school year of 1944 and 1945. Many attained honor roll rating and received orange and black pins. Some even fought for PHS on the gridiron and also on the basketball floor. Many freshmen became members of the school bond, the FFA, GAA, and Home Ec Club. Some classmates who were members of Speech Club had leading roles in the freshman-sophomore class plays. The class got off to a fine start and was proud of the freshman record. Seated: Hall and Beeson. Standing: Bishop and Knight. The next year we were sophomores and this proved to be another successful year. The first day of school the class sat on the first floor of the auditorium, and at last thought we had grown up. Miss Elsia Tate was the class sponsor and helped the class maintain the record made during the freshman year. Again many classmates were members of the different school clubs. Many sophomore boys brought honors to the class, as well as to the school by having outstanding ability on the football field, in track, and on the basketball floor. The sophomore class again came through with flying colors and big ideas for the next two years of the stay in PHS. Now, at last we are juniors and upper classmen. The year was started with selling magazines to raise money for the prom and banquet. With the help of the sponsor, Miss Annabel Scott, this magazine drive went over with a bang. Next, the different committees were chosen to make plans for the banquet and prom. The junior class play, "Nine Girls,” was another project of the class. A great deal has been accomplished in these past three years, and the class will be proud to graduate as the Class of 1948.Row One. Bristow, Beeson, Dovid, B. Clark, Cory, Calvin, B. Cummins, Camp. Row Two: Cash, Blackman, Craig, Ashley, Danner, Allen, Babb, Arbuckle. Row Three: Airhart, N. Clark, Baker, Brooks, Cunningham, Brad-ing, Ball, V. Cummins, Bishop. Row One: Forsythe, Gosnell, Fitzsimmons, J. Good, Eldredge, Fowler, W. Dawson, Eastham. Row Two: Griffin, Dickson, P. Foley, Ford, Drake, D. Good, Elam, C. Dawson. Row Three: Fessenbeck, J. Gale, Hall, Farn-ham, E v e I a n d, Greenwood, Gibbons, Davidson, R. Foley. Row One: Y. Hollingsworth, Keen, Henn, Horton, Keemer, Howe, Hess, Kruse. Row Two: R. Hollingsworth, Joslin, Hill, Hartley, Hall, Kennedy, Johns, Ker-rick, Knight, Judy. Row Three: Holloway, Irish, Harris, Henson, Hunter, Kinzel, Lev-ings, Johnson, Hum-erickhouse.Row One: Newell, Peterson, Nightlinger, Ludington, Petty, Perry, Malone, Nicholson, Lukken. Row Two: Newlin, Neu-hauser, McCulley, Myers, Melton, Ray, McClarey, Macke, Rehner. Row Three: Loffland, Mason, Martin. Patten, Powell, Pederson, Ramsey, McMullen, McCrocklin. Row One: Robinson. Smock, Rice, Trine, Sidenbender, Smitt-kamp, Rhoads, Stickler. Row Two: V. Thompson, F. Rinesmith, Sherfield, Sexton, Skinner, Staley, B. Rinesmith, A. Rinesmith, Shelton. Row Three: Runyan, Roberts, Toney, Stabler, Sturgell, Trotter, Thomas, N. Thompson, Switzer. Row One: Zone, Wim-sett, B. Twigg, L. Wass, Wilkins, S. Wright. Row Two: R. Wright, Ward, P. Walls, Vestal, Tucker, Zieren. Row Three: A. Young, G. Twigg, Alfred Woodard, Arthur Woodard, Wishart, Weaver, N. Young, Yonti.(37) CLOWNS SOPHOMORE CLASS Sophomores, at last, half-way through, Outlook bright and honors due, Placing the school ahead of all, Hoping to answer her every call. Marked improvement as the class keeps going Onward, through the final years, Reaping rewards, suppressing fears. Eminent and truly sublime, Seniors, proud, in '49. That hectic freshman year having been completed, the sophomore class returned to Paris High School in the fall of '46 with a feeling of expectancy. What with football, basketball, track, cross country, class plays, dances, and numerous other activities, there was a lot to look forward to. The boys have shown the old fighting spirit in all athletic fields, giving the coaches a bright outlook for the next two years. The class is well-represented in the Paris Athletic Lettermen’s Club, the Future Farmers of America, Industrial Arts Club, and Boy's Glee Club. The girls, too, are helping to make the Class of '49 one to be remembered. Many have joined the Girls' Athletic Association, the Future Homemakers of America, and the Girls' Glee Club. The "forty-niners" are also lending a helping hand in such organizations as the Press Club, the school band, Speech Club, and Mixed Chorus. Various sophomore home rooms have sponsored dances which have been very successful. The play "Babbitt's Boy," presented by the sophomores, won second place in the inter-class contest in Speech Club last fall. Extra-curricular activities have taken a great deal of time, but by no means all of it, which is easily proved by one glance at the honor roll. With a common purpose and desire to prepare for .the years following high school, the sophomores have worked diligently at whatever subjects each may have taken—Latin, English, Spanish, geometry, his- tory, speech, or biology. Even such names as Aristophanes, Demosthenes, and Themistocles couldn't stump the "forty-niners." "Non scholae sed vitae discimus" might well be called a class motto, for all agree with Euclid that "Knowledge is worth gaining for its own sake," even if some may disagree that theorems and corollaries will ever be of much use. At present, becoming upper classmen seems a coveted goal, but years from now the Class of '49 will look back and remember with satisfaction and pleasure this sophomore year in good old PHS. Left to Right: Campbell, Kizer, Frey, Neal.Row One: Carnahan, Bryant, Conine, Broadway, Andrews, Cluxton, Cash, Brat-iler, C. Ashley. Row Two: D. Ashley, D. Craig, Cooley, Bloss, Allen, Dalton, B. Butler, A. Butler. Row Three: Bell. P. Craig, Bougues, Car-rell, Bomgardner, Baysinger, Bodine, Blair, Campbell. Row One: Foley, Fox, Givens, Eldredge, Fields, Garrett, Emery, Graf. Row Two: Delashmit, Gantt, Flint, John Davis, Francis, Glover, Frey, Frye. Row Three: Dively, David, Duckworth, Gibb, Gilbert, Elam, Fyfe, James Davis, Fitzgerald. Row One: Horton, J. Johnson, Hotod, Jared, Hopper, Inman, Hanley. Row Two: Harper, Keller, Hughes, Kelly, Huckel, Kenney, Harpring. Row Three: Harris, Judy, Henson, Kennedy, Hinds, Griffin, Gross, Hiatt, D. Johnson.Row One: Moore, Newell, Knoepfel, Mumbower, McDan- iel, Patricia Myers, Kizer. Row Two: McCrocklin, McCulloch, Phillip Myers, Mason, Morecraft, Martin, Neal. Row Three: Litteral, Levings, Mohler, Landsaw, Lacy, Lar- ranee, Merkle, Leitch, Meeks. Row One: R. Pine, D. Shonk, M. Perry, Sanders, Piper, Rule, L. Pine. Pittman. Row Two: Plavchan, L. Perry, Rhoads, Riley, B. Snyder, Prueter, Schaich, H. Shonk, Smith. Row Three: Peel, Sexton, O'Betz, Shufelt, Shanks. Ross, Skinner, Reel. Row One: J. Wright, B. Wright, Wilhoit, Wilkins, Truelove, Willoughby, Walters. Row Two: Sullivan, Sudduth, Tucker, Vice, Tutt, Thomason, Zieren, Tolen, Stephens. Row Three: M. Snyder, Turner, Wilson, Thomas, Switzer, Winans, Weber, Stewart, Vlahos.[40] FREAKS FRESHMAN CLASS On September 5, 1946, 184 freshies entered the portals of Paris High School eager to get a taste of high school life. At first green and slightly nervous, the class soon entered into the spirit of high school life and proved to the upperclassmen that freshmen weren't to be the object of pranks. Of course, a few were tricked into going to the attic for general science class, and a few uncomfortable freshies were occasionally found going up the wrong side of the stairs. By the end of the first six weeks, the class was seasoned veterans. Many drew away from grade school acquaintances and made new friends in the upper classes. Row One: Sweelev and Reynolds. Row Two: Bess. Alexander, Young. The freshmen have shown much ability and versatility. Girls' and boys' athletic organizations have claimed many of the sports-minded members. GAA initiation was survived by the brave girls who looked much like circus side-show freaks in the get-up prescribed for them by the club members. Other members of the class ore distinguishing themselves in FFA and FHA; those with literary talent have found positions on TIGER TALES staff; and many of the dramatic members have appeared in Speech Club productions. Band, orchestra, and glee club have claimed the musically inclined members. Pride is taken in the fact that four twirlers are members of the Class of '50. Of course, it is realized that the main object in high school was to acquire an education and all these extra-curricular activities did not prevent us from getting a liberal dose of it. Latin and algebra were tackled with enough zeal to overcome anything. Time to doze in the assembly was occasionally found, or to watch the upper classmen diligently laboring over thick books. We didn't realize so many of the members were book lovers until the library slips came back filled with the names of freshies. And so high school life was off to a flying start, and the class expects to keep up the good record the next three years. Linder the capable guidance of the sponsor, Carl Jones, and the officers, Norman Bess, president; Donald Alexander, vice president; Jerry Sweeley, secretary: and Mercer Young, treasurer, it is intended to make the Class of 1950 one to be remembered in the years to come.Row One: Hippie, Krabel. Gosnell, John Haddix, Henson, Griffin, Holler, Hart. Row Two: Gibson, Geekie, Gorman, Haught, B. Good, D. Good, G. Haddix, Goff. Row Three: Forster, J. Haddix, Gardner, Henn, Funkhouser, R. Hefner, L. Hefner, Hanna. Row One: Taylor, Stacy, Rigsby, Runyan, Tolliver, Stepp, Trine, Switier. Row Two: Soughers, Tucker, Sudduth, Swinford, Stephens, Tiffin, R. Twigg. Row Three: Sweeley, Tait, Spires, Sims, A. Twigg, Utterbeck, Stahler, Rinesmith, Tweedy, Stotts. Row One: Farris, Coad, Crable, A. Edwards, Curl, Crum, Crable, Richard Drake, Cunningham. Row Two: Elliott, Collier, Danner, Coller, Davis, Dorothy, Field, Dean, Russell Drake. Row Three: Davidson, Churukian, Delash-mit, Dennison, Collen-berger, Elledge, Even-ger, Clark.Row One: F. Cash, Acklin, Ashby, Arra-smith, C. Cash, Baker, Cameron, Boyer, Cherry, Carnahan. Row Two: Bouslog, Bandy, Biggs, Burger, Adamson, Brown, Bryant, Barr. Row Three: Cary, Barker, Alexander, Black, Bess, Bell, Burns, Airhart, Bowen. Row One: Maynard, Mood, McEvoy, Martin, Morris, R. Mathews, McMullen, Macke. Row Two: Morrisey, Ludington, Peterson, Powell, McCrocklin, Phillips, Pitts. Row Three: Murphy, Mullen, Montross, Petty, E. Mathews, Newgent, Reynolds, Newhart. Row One: R. Vice, W. Welch, Washburn, A. Warmouth, Williamson, Wilson, White, R. Welch, Weger. Row Two: Wade, Ward, Walden, B. Walls, M. Wittick, Zogg, F. Warmouth, Winschief. Row Three: Walls, Wood, Van Gilder, Vance, Weir, Young, J. Vice, Vaughn, B. Wittick. Row One: Howe, R. Keltz, Kelly, Jones, Koontz, Kirby, Kra-bel. Row Two: Kerrick, Irish, Horn, Betty Inman, D. Keltz, Jarman. Row Three: Joseph, Jenison, Kneisley, Lamb, Barbara Inman, Larson, Johnson.Book Two CIRCUS PERFORMERS Coaches Managers Cheerleaders Twirlers Football Basketball Cross Country Track GAA Highlights of Basketball SeasonRING TWOSPORTSRINGLEADERS Coach Eveland and Coach Sweeley. COACHES Coaches Don Sweeley, football, and E. W. Eve-land, cross country, basketball, and track, head the athletic department of Paris High School. Coach Eveland has been in Paris for twelve years. Coach Sweeley came to Paris in 1936, and has been here, except for a two year lapse. Paris is fortunate to have two such capable men. MANAGERS An important part of the athletic teams is the managers. They tape ankles, collect loose basketballs, take care of football equipment, and do other odd jobs. The managers for 1946-1947 were Joe Sims, George Churukian, John Taylor, Floyd Garrett, Ronald Rule, and Jim Stephens. Left to Right: Sims, Churukian, Taylor, Garrett, Rule, Stephens.IN PHS SPORTS CHEER LEADERS The Paris High School student spirit is symbolized by the cheer leaders. Elected for 1946-1947 were Tom Rule, Dona Rode, and Alice Bristow, seniors; and Jocque Wright, sophomore. Cheer leaders are a very important part of the athletic system, for the yells they get from the crowds help inspire victories. TWIRLERS AND MAJORETTE This colorful group of girls performed this fall before the home football games, leading the band about the field, and doing twirling acts between halves. The twirlers were Virginia Ashby, Wanda Cameron, Betty McEvoy, and Betty Rigsby. The majorette was Barbara Cameron. Left to Right: Wright, Rode, Bristow, Rule.A Casey Warrior is stopped short by the Tiger Forward Wall. PHS HAS COLOSSAL FOOTBALL Paris 6—Tuscola 6 Friday the thirteenth was a jinx night for the Tigers. Early in the second quarter, Walt Steidl romped 20 yards around end for the only score. With the game apparently won, and only four minutes left, Tuscola scored on a long pass. Both teams missed the extra point tries. Paris 6—Marshall 6 Marshall took the opening kick-off and proceeded to march downfield for 8 first downs and a touchdown. The rest of that half Paris was pushed around badly. But in the third quarter, Jack Roberts, PHS center, intercepted a Marshall pass and galloped 45 yards. Ronnie Beeson plunged over for the tying tally. Paris 18—Oblong 6 In the first quarter Steidl sprinted 35 yards off tackle for a touchdown. Again in the second quarter Steidl went off tackle for 65 yards and a touchdown. In the third quarter, Oblong blocked a Paris punt for a touchdown and made the game interesting once again. However, on a long march, Paris drove over with Beeson scoring. Once again the Tigers failed to make the extra point. Paris 25—Charleston 0 Paris, dealt a severe blow by the loss of Right End Robert Waller, a victim of the polio epidemic, struck hard and fast against an old enemy. Ronnie Beeson and Walt Steidl each scored twice in this Row One: Runyan, Yontz, Levings, Bell, Edwards, Acklin, Sweeley, Kroenung, Collenberger, Coach Sweeley. Row Two: Beeson, Asher, Gilbert, Rinesmith, C. Wishart, Givens, Steidl, F. Wishort, Bibo, V. Cummins, Ashley, Kinzel, Zier-en, Rhoads. Row Three: Toney, Deem, Gleason, D. Alexander, Bailey, Graham, Dawson, Campbell, R. Alexander, Roberts, Fowler, Johnson, Bess, Hiatt, Rogers, Powell, Waggoner.FOOTBALL SEASON victory, which saw a long stream of Paris substitutes play. This was the best football the Tigers displayed all season. Paris 0—Areola 0 Battling the second Okaw Valley foe, once again Paris came out with a tie game. In a grueling defensive game, neither team seriously threatened to score. Outstanding in the PHS ranks was Charles Deem, the star lineman. Paris 12—Casey 13 At Casey, Paris acquired the first defeat. On the first play of the game, Steidl ran 45 yards to the Casey 10. Then Jack Waggoner ran around end for the first touchdown. After being held scoreless in the second quarter, Paris again broke Steidl loose for a touchdown on a 78-yard jaunt around end. With a 12-0 lead, and everything apparently safe, Casey scored twice in rapid succession, the second on an intercepted pass. However, the Tigers scored again on a long pass from Campbell to Cummins, but it was nullified by a penalty. Paris 0—Robinson 34 Paris met in Robinson, winner of 31 consecutive games, a virtual stone wall. Playing before one of the largest crowds ever to assemble at the Tiger field, Robinson ran up 17 first downs to Paris' 5. Deem again performed brilliantly for Paris. Paris 0—Newman 18 While the Tigers were digging claws into the deep mud, Newman scored three quick touchdowns in the first half. Although Newman was held at bay the second half, Paris was unable to score, or even threaten to do so. With this game, Paris once again concluded a season of football. Robinson back stopped by three Paris tacklers. 1946-47 SCHEDULE Paris 6 . . . Tuscola Opponent . . 6 6 . . , . Marshall . . . b 18 . . . Oblong , . . . b 25 . . . Charleston ... 0 0 . . . Areola . . . 0 12 . . . Casey . . . 13 0 . . , . Robinson . . . 34 0 . . , . Newman . . . 18 Beeson finds hole in the tough Areola line.PRESENTING Albert Gleason—Senior Guard A regular right guard, Albert really earned the position. His rugged play, both on offense and defense, will be missed on next year's eleven. Sanford Levings—Junior End Though tiny, Sam played right in there with the big boys. With this year's experience, he will be tough to handle next year. John Graham—Senior End John is one of those boys who really likes to play football, and got to see considerable action this year. Paris needs more like him. John Powell—Junior End J. B. was the regular left end, and the wit of the squad. Being tall he grabbed many a pass from out of nowhere. He'll be back in there again next year. Gerald Ashley—Senior Guard "Jed" was small, but worth his weight in gold when it came to that all important downfield blocking. Fine work wen him a regular berth on the first team. Charles Deem—Senior Tackle An all E. I. League selection ot guard as a junior, Charley repeated on this mythical team again this year at tackle. Hard driving tackles and sharp blocks make him a real champ.p HS SUPERMEN Jack Asher—Senior Tackle Jack had some hard luck with injuries at the first of the year, but nevertheless, this couldn't dampen a fighting spirit. Bill Givens—Senior Tackle Bill ployed fine football this year, even though he was handicapped by lack of experience. Walter Steidl—Senior Back Walt was an E. I. League selection for quarterback on the first team. A ferocious tackier, excellent field general, and broken field runner, Walt's loss will be felt next year. William Bailey—Senior Back "Junior" was one of the best tacklers on the team, and in spite of smallness, was used as a No. I reserve line backer. A salute for Junior, please! Robert Waller—Senior End Bob played regular right end until he was stricken with polio after the third game. He played a hard, determined game, and his loss was a real blow to PHS. Ronald Beeson—Senior Back Ronnie moved to Paris from Crawfordsville this year. He was a triple threat star, excelling in punting, passing, and running. Deac will have a hard time replacing him.SUPERMEN OF PHS Charles Wishart—Junior Guard "Chuck" kept improving every game. His fine determined game has won everybody's admiration. PHS has a good line prospect here. Jack Roberts—Junior Center "Tony" was the regular center all year, and because of fine playing, was elected the captain of the 1947 team by the squad at the end of the season. Jack Waggoner—Senior Back Jock played a determined brand of ball. Blocking was especially good, thus making him o valuable wing back. Paris will miss him! Robert Alexander—Junior Back Bob used his size to good advantage, and put all he had into every game. Bob was good both offensively and defensively, thus a valuable asset to the team. John Gilbert—Sophomore Guard John did a remarkable job considering this was the first year out. Watch him, he's going to go places! Foster Campbell—Sophomore Back Though just a sophomore, "Soupy" started practically every game this season. A fine runner and passer, Coach Sweeley can expect great things from Foster during the next two years. Allen Rinesmith—Junior Tackle Just discharged from the service, Allen stepped into a regular tackle spot as soon as he became eligible. His fight and determination helped the team immensely. George Fowler—Junior Back Lightning fast, "Honest George" made a long end run in practically every game. Even though he's little, George doesn't let this stop him. Verlon Cummins—Junior End "Jonnie" was inexperienced at the start of the season, but as time progressed he learned some of the tricks. Now PHS' opponents hod better beware. Steidl is stopped by Charleston City taclclers.BASKETBALL We of Paris High School are most proud of this year's basketball team which won the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. Not only are they State Chomps, but have been acclaimed by many of the experts who saw the team in action as one of the best high school basketball teams ever seen. The Tigers played a total of 42 games and won 40 losing only to Waukegan by the score of 41 to 35, and later on dropping a 34 to 33 decision to Danville. Paris scored a total of 2469 points in their 42 games for a record breaking average of 58.78 points per game. The Tigers' defense was also brilliant as it allowed the opponents to score only 1342 points for an average of 31.95 points per game. This gave the Tigers an average margin of victory of 26.83 points per game. This year's cage team was truly a great team depending on no one boy to carry them through. Bob Owens, lanky center on the Paris team for four years, was the captain of this year's fine aggregation while John Wilson, Glen Vietor, Dow Morris, Don Glover, Ronald Beeson, Max Wilson, Dick Henson, Ronnie Cummins, and Fred Blair made up the remaining tournament ten. Coach Ernest Eve-land kept such boys as John B. Powell, Eli Humerick-house, Dean Bishop, Verlon Cummins, Foster Campbell, Karl Farnham, and Bob Waymire on the squad during the tournaments as all were capable players. The Tigers opened the season late last fall with a resounding 65 to 24 victory over Hutsonville, and it looked as if the team was off to a great year. But the very next game they traveled to Waukegan where they were bumped to the tune of 41 to 35 for the first defeat. From that time on the Tigers launched a victory drive that eventually ended at Danville in mid-February with a 34 to 33 setback. The Tigers had won 27 consecutive games between losses, and this was to be the longest winning streak compiled by any team in the state this year. They had beaten such teams as Tuscola, Indianola, Greenup, a very strong Washington High outfit from East Chicago, Indiana, Salem, Oblong, and Canton. Then came the Holiday Tournament. The X'9ers won over Teutopolis, Altamount, Dupo, and Morton of Cicero to win the championship trophy. Starting the new year off on the right foot the Tigers continued to lengthen the winning streak by beating Casey, Vandalia, Marshall, Kansas, and Charleston T. C. Then came one of the big games of the year when Robinson invaded the Paris gym, and the Tigers displayed championship basketball to beat the Maroons 58 to 42. They then continued along their merry way by winning over Charleston City, Effingham, and Lawrenceville. Paris vs. Robinson. Paris vs. Altamount.Row One: Coach Eveland, B. Eveland, L. Eveland. Henson, Victor, Glover, J. Wilson, Owens, Morris, Humerick-house, Blair, Campbell, M. Wilson, Powell, Beeson. Row Two: Garrett, V. Cummins, Bishop, R. Cummins, Bess, Tait, Hiatt, Farnham, Fyfe, Wavmire, Roberts, Walters. Row Three: Stephens, Peterson, Churukian, Gibson, Vaughn, Sexton, Litteral, Collenberger, Acklin, Tolen, Sough-ers, Wittick, Kroenung, Clark. At this point Paris entered the Eastern Illinois League Tournament, and played amazing boll as they rolled over Toledo, Charleston T. C., Robinson, and Effingham in the final game 88 to 25. Next came one of the biggest games of the year as they entertained last year's champions, Champaign, and Paris flashed a brilliant brand of basketball to win 57 to 39. The Tigers were rated the number one team in the state by this time, and they kept going by defeating West Aurora and Georgetown. The Tigers then let Danville slip up on them to hand them a 34 to 33 loss. The Tigers stumbled slightly at this point and had a difficult time in beating Flora 38 to 31 the next week, but then they started to come back and beat Bridgeport 55 to 36. The Tigers demonstrated that they were completely back on their feet in the final game of the season by beating a highly rated South Shore team of Chicago by the score of 62 to 48. Paris went into the regional with Dow Morris sitting on the bench with an injured leg and Don Glover playing in his place. The Tigers beat Newman 56 to 34, looked better as they whipped Charleston City 74 to 30, and won the championship by beating a stubborn Kansas outfit 56 to 33. The Tigers were sent to Charleston for the sectional tournament and in the first game they almost tore the nets off as they blasted Litchfield 83 to 27. But in the title game the following night Paris was just the opposite as they couldn’t hit the basket. It looked dark for the Tigers as Mattoon lead by 6 points with 7 minutes left to play, and Bob Owens nnd John Wilson out of the game. But, like true champions, the Tigers fought back and finally took the game and the championship by the score of 36 to 34. So it was on to the State. Paris met Beards-town in the first game Thursday afternoon and the Tigers, with Morris back in the line-up for Max Wilson, looked great as they won 70 to 33. In the second contest Paris had to play South Shore again. The Tigers weren't to be denied as they beat the Chicago team 49 to 37. Paris had the toughest game in the semi-finals on Saturday afternoon as they played hard, steady basketball to beat a surprise Pinckneyville quintet 57 to 50. Thus Paris reached the Championship game where they once more had to play a strong Champaign crew who were trying to make this the second straight State Championship. But the Tigers were at their best that final night, and after the first few minutes Paris took the lead and slowly increased that margin until the final gun had sounded. Paris was once again the STATE CHAMPIONS. The score was 58 to 37.GIGANTIC RECORD BASKETBALL SCORES Regula r Schedule 1946-7 Paris 65, Hutsonville 24 Paris 35, Waukegan 41- Paris 52, Tuscola 23 Paris 36, Indianola 21 Paris 47, Greenup 24 Paris 44, Washington High of East Chicago, In - diana 33 Paris 35, Salem 18 Paris 95, Oblong 32 Paris 66, Canton 36 Paris 85, Casey 25 Paris 46, Vandalia 40 Paris 90, Marshall 23 Paris 51, Kansas 26 Paris 64, Charleston T C. 26 Paris 58, Robinson 42 Paris 52, Charleston City 29 Paris 69, Effingham 34 Paris 70, Lawrenceville 38 Paris 57, Champaign 39 Paris 62, West Aurora 28 Paris 63, Georgetown 46 Paris 33, Danville 34 Paris 38, Flora 31 Paris 55, Bridgeport 36 Paris 62, South Shore of Chicago 48 Paris Holiday Tournament Paris 70, Teutopolis 14 Paris 51, Altamount 33 Paris 34, Dupo 25 Paris 41, Morton of Cicero 40 Eastern Illinois League Tournament Paris 78, Toledo 29 Paris 86. Charleston T. C. 30 Paris 52, Robinson 34 Paris 88, Effingham 25 Tournament ten after E. I. League Tourney. PHS victorious at Regional Tourney. Tigers meet Champaign on home floor.TERRIFIC TIGERS Jack Roberts—Junior Guard Playing guard, Tony played in several reserve team games. The same fighting spirit, he displayed on the football field was his main ability on the cage floor. Ronald Cummins—Junior Guard A small, speedy guard with an eye for the basket which was almost unbelievable. Ron starred on the reserve team this year and will be a leading candidate for a place on next season's five. Verlon Cummins—Junior Forward Left handed basket ace with plenty of speed and ball handling ability, Jonnie sow action in the reserve games. Like his brother, Ron, Jonnie is only a junior. Fred Blair—Sophomore Forward One of the brightest prospects for a forward position on the Tigers' team for the next two years, Fred saw some action on the varsity this season. He is a, good shot and a fine rebounder. Max "Orby" Wilson— Sophomore Guard "Orby" is the sparkplug of this year's team. Only a sophomore, Max played outstanding ball at guard position and was especially brilliant in ball handling and point making. Donald "Buck" Hiatt— Sophomore Guard Improving at a rapid pace, "Buck" gave notice that he will be one of the Tigers of tomorrow. His left handed shot is very accurate. Foster "Soup" Campbell— Sophomore Guard Only a sophomore, this tall, blonde boy is a mighty fine prospect. He has a good one hand shot that is hard to guard and is good on defense. Norman "Red" Bess— Freshman Forward Only a freshman this year, "Red" saw a great deal of action in the reserve games. He is a good rebounder and an excellent shot under the basket. He shows mighty fine promise for the future.TERRIFIC Eli Humerickhouse—Junior Forward A junior this year, Eli shows promise of being a regular next season. He has the fight and spirt that makes him a very good rebounder and all around player. Bob Waymire—Junior Center Bob ran into tough luck last year and was forced to drop out of school for a year due to ill health. He started back this semester and displayed some mighty fine basketball ability under the basket. Karl Farnham—Junior Forward Ineligible in the first semester, Karl broke into action in the second semester and proved to be a real threat, especially under the basket. He shows mighty fine promise for the future. Dean Bishop—Junior Guard Dean saw action on the reserve team this year. Speed and fighting spirif proved to be two great assets. Dean is only a junior and so will be back next year. Dick Henson—Junior Forward A fast, hard driving, fine defensive ace, Dick saw much action as a member of the first five. Playing forward or guard, this versatile player should be very valuable next year. J. B. Powell—Junior Center Another junior who played center on the reserve team. J. B. is a rugged rebounder and a good man under the basket. He will be fighting for the center spot on next year's team.TIGERS Robert "Bob" Owens—Senior Center Bob is one of PHS' outstanding basketball ployers. He played at center on the first five all four years. A very clever ball handler, good shot, and strong defensive man, Bob climaxed a high school career by being captain of this years great team, and by being named all-state center. Glen Vietor—Senior Forward Glen proved to be a valuable asset to the Tigers. Strong rebounding ability and uncanny accuracy for the basket always came in handy. PHS losses another fine basketball player. Glen climaxed the year by being named all-state forward. John "Bus" Wilson—Senior Forward One of the first five. From his second year on, "Bus" was one of the most steady, dependable cage players this season. Playing forward, Bus" was an excellent shot and a good rebounder. Ronald Beeson—Senior Forward Moving to Paris from Craw-fordsville, Indiana, this was Ronnie's only year on the Paris cage team. His weight and heighth was an essential factor in many of the Tiger's victories. Don Glover—Senior Forward One of Coach Eveland's most reliable players, Don was exceptionally fine on defense and his aim at the hoop was one of the best. He was also a great passer. Dow Morris—Senior Guard Dow was the master strategist. He set up the plays that gave up the "easy" baskets. Dow and Bob Owens made one of the best passing combinations in Eastern Illinois.ATE BASKETBALL CHA Regional Tournament Paris 56 Newman 34 Paris 74 Charleston City 30 Paris 56 Kansas 33 Sectional Tournament Paris 83 Litchfield 27 Paris 36 Mattoon 34 State Tournament Paris 70 Beardstown 33 Paris 49 South Shore 37 Paris 57 Pinclcneyville 50 Paris 58 Champaign 37 First Row: Coach Eveiand, Blair, M. Wilson, B. Eveland. Cummins, Henson, Garrett. Second Row: Glover, J. Wilson, Bocscn. Owens, Vietor, Morris.Sectional and State Tournaments Paris vs. Champaign. Paris vs. South Shore. Paris vs. Champaign. Paris vs. Beardstown. Paris vs. Mattoon in Sectional. Paris vs. Pinckneyville State Champs. Row One: Coach Eveland, Holloway, Elam. Row Two: Stephens, Irish, Humerickhouse. Mason. ANOTHER WINNER- CROSS Coach E. W. Eveland passed out the cross country suits during the first week of school and started the boys on the path of a great cross country season. The boys made ten starts and ten wins to win the state championship. The team elected George Twigg captain and traveled to Wiley for the first meet. Led by the captain, who made a new record by running the course in 8:04, they placed seven out of the first ten men. They won by the score 22 to 33. In cross country the team with the lowest points wins. The next meet was a class meet in which the juniors came out on top with 16 points, the sophomores were second with 52 points, and the freshmen and seniors were disqualified. Paris played host the next week to Champaign and Charleston City. The flying Tigers placed six men before Charleston or Champaign were able to place one. Paris won with the lowest score by which it is possible to win a meet. The final score was Paris 15, Champaign 45, and Charleston 56. Lawrenceville was the next victim of Paris. Law-renceville was only able to place one boy in the first 16 places. Consequently Paris came out with another victory with the score of 16 to 38. Wiley, in return for our trip, came over here to get another beating. Paris placed the first five men and won by the score of 15 to 40. Paris traveled to Indiana to a triangular meet with Gertsmeyer and Wiley. Paris placed Twigg first, Irish second, Humerickhouse fifth, Stephens seventh, and Mason eighth to win by a score of 23 to Wiley's 37, and Gertsmeyer's 60. This was the third time that the Paris squad dealt Wiley a defeat. Paris then made a return trip to Lawrenceville. Over the mile and a half course Paris again brought in five men before the opposing team was able to score. Again Paris won by the score of 15 to 40. The close of the season was coming up and the district meet was here. The district was held at the Paris Country Club on November 9, 1946. Six teams were eligible but only four came. They were Paris, Champaign, Charleston City, and Bismark. Paris came through again by placing six men before any other team was able to place. The first six in order were Captain Twigg, Elam, Irish, Humerickhouse, Mason, and Stephens. The final scores of this meet ore as follows: Paris first with I 5 points, Champaign second with 62 points, Charleston City third with 83 points, and Bismark fourth with 105 points. Individual medals were received by the boys.STATE CHAMPS COUNTRY Next came the grand finale, what all the boys had dreamed about and set forth as their goal, the state meet. Coach Eveland picked what he thought were the most capable boys. He gave the nod to these boys: Captoin George Twigg, Bob Irish, Eli Humerickhouse, Earl Elam, Jim Stephens, and Harold Holloway who are all underclassmen. The Paris team in this meet again became victorious over all the rest of the sixteen teams. Here George Twigg was beaten for the first time. He received the only medal given a Paris man which was second place medal. Twigg ran the two-mile course in 10:09. Bob Irish received eleventh place, Bob Mason ran fourteenth, Eli Humerickhouse placed twenty-ninth, Earl Elam was thirty-fourth, Jim Stephens took forty-first and Harold Holloway ran fifty-first. The first nine teams and points are as follows: Paris, 90: Lane of Chicago, 115; La Grange, 115; Harrison of Chicago, 147; Bloom of Chicago, 149; East St. Louis, 218; Moline, 249; Christopher, 268; LaSalle, 289. This is the way a great year ended, with these seven boys triumphant over all other schools in the state. These boys won a state championship for Paris High School. With all these boys back again next year, another great cross country season is expected. Twigg and Humerickhouse hold their own against Charleston ond Champaign. Row One: Mason. Soughers, Holloway, Utterback. Clark. Walters. Stephens, Elam, Gibson, Tolen, Vaughn. Row Two: Henson, Littoral, Morris, Bishop, J. Wilson, Cummins, Blair, Hamilton, Stewart, Owens, Mr. Wilson. Row Three: Coach Eveland. Fyfe, Vietor, Glover, Humerickhouse, Twigg, Irish, Sexton.DASHING Co-captains Potts and Eldredne. TRACK Choosing Shirley Eldredge and Willard Potts as their co-captains, the 1946 Paris High School track team went to work early in March to make this team one of the best. A week after the basketball season was finished Coach E. W. Eveland staged his traditional class track and field meet which the sophomore class won. The seniors had to be content with second place, while the juniors were third and the freshmen were in fourth place. A short time later the official track season got underway with a dual meet against the perennial strong Wiley team from Terre Haute and the Hoosiers came out on top with a 6 |l 4 to 49 3 score. But it wasn't long before the Tigers found their winning stride as they next battled Casey and rolled up 60 points to Casey's 53 for the first victory. Coach Eveland only sent a few to participate in the great Urbana Open but Paris managed to do quite well as George Twigg won first in the 880 and Willard Potts took second. Twigg also took second in the 440 yard dash while Potts placed fourth in the mile. In the field events Dale Watson placed third in the discus throw and tied with Bob Elledge for top honors in the pole vault. The Tiger thinclads rolled up their largest dual meet score against Charleston City by winning easily 97 to 16. The same week they played host to 24 schools in holding tne Annual Tiger Relays and our Tigers finished a close second to Belleville. The next Saturday afternoon the Tigers traveled to Lawrenceville where they participated in the Indian Relays. Vincennes won this meet with Wiley placing second and Paris coming up third. Row One: Peterson, Tolen, Blair, Walters. J. Frazier, Humerickhouse, Victor, Watson, Curl, Twigg, D. Eveland, Glover, Alexander, Allen, Eldredge, Davidson, Fowler, M. Wilson, Coach Eveland. Row Two: Mumbower, Roberts, Gilbert, Bishop, R. Cummins, Campbell, Waggoner, Owens, Elledge, Deem, McCrocklin, Irish, Givens, Stephens, L. Hamilton, Wilhoit, J. Wilson, Garrett. Row Three: E. Frazier, Rhoads, Hutchings, V. Cummins, Henson, Morris, Sexton, Money, Johnson, Hiatt, Phillips, Zone, Mason, Stewart, Litteral, Farnhom, E. Hamilton.TRACK MEN The Tigers won their first major meet the following week when they went to Charleston and won the Eastern Illinois Track and Field Meet. Coach Eveland sent his second team to compete in the Mattoon Relays and they were only able to place in one event—fifth in the two mile relay. In the first freshman-sophomore triangular meet of the season, the young Tigers won easily over Charleston City and Charleston T. C. The next week Paris invaded Indiana for two major meets but the Tigers could do no better than fourth at the Linton Relays and second in the great Wabash Valley Track Meet held at Terre Haute. Our Tigers then beat Robinson in a dual meet and then prepared for the District meet to be held at Mattoon. In this important meet Paris placed second to Mattoon. Three Paris boys—George Twigg, Willard Potts, and Bob Elledge—qualified for the State Track Meet. Twiggs won the 880 yard run while Potts placed second in the mile and Elledge was second in the pole vault. The next Tuesday night the Paris Freshman-Sophomore Relays were held with our young runners placing second to Casey in this growing meet. Two days later the freshmen traveled to Mattoon where they lost in a dual meet. The following Saturday George Twigg and Willard Potts traveled to Champaign for the State Meet. Bob Elledge also hod qualified in the pole vault but he had injured his leg and this injury kept him at home. Willard Potts was the first to run at Champaign and he did not place in this stiff competition. Thus it was up to George Twigg, sensational Paris High School sophomore, to climax the athletic year at PHS by winning the State 880 Yard Run Championship. Tigers take second in the Tiger Relays.AGILE ACROBATS Seated: Potts, Fitzgerald, Doalc. Standing: Emery, Kennedy, Brunsman, Ashley, Judy, Allen. G. A. A. "Important meeting of GAA members — oil freshies invited." The call was met by many who fully realized the importance of GAA in extra-cur- ricular activities. It was a chance to display ability, sportsmanship, and comradeship. The annual initiation wos held in the latter part of November. Strict obedience to full-pledged members was stressed. Although the costumes caused embarrassment, the pledges were proud to know that they formed an important part of the Girls' Athletic Association. A different procedure was exercised this year on the final night of initiation. At an impressive candlelight service, the pledges were shown the purpose and deeper meaning of membership in the organization. The object of the GAA is to stimulate interest in girls' athletics and to promote ideals of health and sportsmanship. Realizing that tomorrow GAA girls will be a part of the men and women who must carry on the ideals and standards of the nation and race, girls must be prepared physically as well as mentally and morally. To carry on these responsibilities, a sound mind in a sound body is a vital factor. In the sports and activities which the GAA offers, an opportunity is given to each girl to develop a strong, healthy body. Girls in the high schools throughout the state are bound together by ties of mutual interest and friendship which will carry over for years to come. Every hour there is a call for the spirit of sportsmanship. Each day there arises the question of fair play. Girls of the GAA stand for all that is highest and noblest, therefore, seeking daily to hold high these ideals so that a worthy example shall be set for those who look for guidance. Fall sports were tennis, softball, and archery. Recreational sports such as shuffle board, darts, badminton, and peteca were offered in the winter. Later on in the year volley ball and basketball Row One: Miss Simons, Tolliver, Stacy, Perry, Twigg, Hought, Emery, Judy, Doalc. Row Two: Allen, Stahler, Stotts, Van Gilder, Lamb, Mason, Weber, Walden. Row Three: Sudduth, Kennedy, Ashley, Fitzgerald, Potts, Trotter, Brunsman. OF C. A. A. were popular sports. Girls who had charge of the various activities were the following: Audrey Brunsman, Judy Quinn. Ruth Grable, Mary Lou Baker, Gladys Judy, and Naomi Kennedy. Officers who assisted Miss Simons are Mary Martha Fitzgerald, president; Suzanne Potts, vice president; Patricia Emery, secretary-treasurer; Ann Ashley, business manager; and Frances Doak, point manager. Badminton equipment, peteca birds, dart boards, and four new basketballs were added to the line of equipment. GAA sent Ruth Grable, Audrey Brunsman, and Judy Quinn to summer camp at Lake Bloomington, Bloomington, Illinois. At the end of the basketball season, the girls' gym classes elected one girl from each class for outstanding sportsmanship. These girls are selected because of fairness to and consideration of teammates, opponents, and the officials. They have shown co-operation with team and class activities. The following girls were elected: Ann Vidito, Patricia Myers, Hazel Pitts, Dorothy Martin, Frances Doak, and Louise Perry. GAA girls demonstrate the rosette. Rocking horse proves exciting. Opening of the rose. An exciting moment in peteca. Watch the birdie! Ready for the tip. Ready to tumble down!RESERVE SCORES Paris 58, Hutsonville 20 Paris 50, Tuscola 32 Paris 52, Indianola 23 Paris 43. Greenup 15 Paris 41, Salem 26 Paris 58, Oblong 13 Paris 51. Casey 22 Paris 48, Vandalia 29 Paris 51, Marshall 19 Paris 63, Kansas 33 Paris 45, Charleston T. C. 19 Paris 39, Robinson 40 Paris 53, Charleston City 28 Paris 40, Effingham 24 Paris 51, Lawrence- ville 25 Paris 60, Champaign 26 Paris 46, Georgetown 22 Paris 41, Danville 40 Paris 42. Flora 31 Paris 50, Bridgeport 24 Paris defeats Effingham to win E. I. Tourney. Paris vs. South Shore. Paris vs. Robinson. Paris vs. Kansas. Paris defeats Kansas to advance to Sectional. Paris vs. Effingham.Book Three SIDE SHOWS Arena Tiger Tales Student Council Junior Class Play Speech Club Senior Play of 1946 Senior Play of 1947 Industrial Arts Club Future Farmers of America Band Orchestra Chorus May Fete School at Work Senior Week Senior Who's Who AutographsRING THREE ★ S 3 111A11D VSeated: Henn, Morrisey, Grable, Fitzgerald, Banning, Brinkerhoff. Standing: Farrell, Krumpeck, Hodge, Pearman. THE ARENA PRESENTS An Arena in Roman days was a place of spectacles and in the Middle Ages, a place that displayed pageants; hence, this ARENA records the events of the school year. This year the name is even more fitting since it has as its theme a colossal circus. The faculty sponsors this year are Miss Ruth Lindsey, editorial, and Miss Maude Dorsett, financial adviser. The editorial staff's duty is to write the articles and to arrange the book for printing; the financial staff raises money for expenses of the ARENA by sponsoring dances and by selling candy ond ice cream at all games. The personnel of this year's staff is as fellows: EDITORIAL STAFF: Co-editors—Ann Bryan, Frances Doak. Art Editors—Dona Rode, James Sprouls. Photographers— Barbara Cameron. Albert Gleason, Shelton Frey. Activities Editors—Audrey Brunsman. Carolyn Kimble. Personals—Ellen Clark, Melba Tait. Girls’ Sports—Suzanne Potts. Boys' Sports—Dow Morris, Walter Steidl. Typists—Jed Ashley. Peggy Martin. Tom Rule. Patty Stickler. Associate Editors— Barbara Reynolds, Jean Kizer, Nancy Harris. FINANCIAL STAFF: Co-Chairmen—George Brinkerhoff, Fred Krumpeck. Associates—Joyce Banning, Virginia Ferrel, John Farrell, Mary Fitzgerald, Ruth Grable. Marjorie Henn. Barbara Hodge, Marianna Morrisey, Ralph Pearman, Sally Tucker. Seated: Rode, Cameron, Doak, Bryan, Kimble, Stickler, Clark, Martin. Standing: Steidl, Kizer, Reynolds, Ha rris, Tait, Potts, Brunsman, Ashley, Gleason, Sprouls.Typing class cut stencils for Tiger Tales. Shanks, Parrish, and Martin, design heading. Part of the production staff runs off copies. TIGER For the last four years students of Paris High School look forward to the publication of TIGER TALES toward the end of each month. The staff of TIGER TALES contributes news articles, philosophy, social events, jokes, stories, and gossip, all of which make up a popular paper. To help encourage high standards of writing the Press Club awards pins to those who have contributed the most to TIGER TALES for a two-year period. Lost year those honored were: Rosemary Campbell, Dorothy Elam, Merlyn Eldredge, Margaret Emrick, Paul Haase, Sue Hinds, Dorothy Kienast, Patricia Lindsey, Norma Lucas, Bill O'Bannon, Patricia Tobias, and Leonard Twigg. The staff is composed of the following: TALES Editor-in-Chief, Shelton Frey; Associate Editor, Ned Jeni-son; Sports Editor, Floyd Garrett; Feature Editor, Peggy Martin; Publication Manager, Suzanne Potts; Circulation Manager, Norma Jean David; Publicity Manager, Marilyn Myers; Subscription Manager, Sally Gantt; Business Manager, Patricia Stickler; Exchange Editor, Yvonne Hollingsworth; Art Editor, Elizabeth Jared; Assistant, Peggy McMullin. Staff Writers: Carroll Eslinger, Jack Waggoner, Jacqueline Wright, JoAnn Martin, Bill Dawson, Robert Wilhoit. Helen Reed, Deane Scanlon, Judy Quinn, Dean Quinn, Daniel Wadsworth, Marquitta Garrett, G. Sue Carrell, and Sona Wright. Publication Staff: Typing III Class. Editorial Adviser: Miss Annabelle Scott. Publication Adviser: Miss Margaret Haas. Seated: Frey, p0tts. Standing: Stickler, Reed, Carrell, Gantt, Vidito, Ludington, Broadway, Ross, Jared, David, Morrisey, Jenison.[74] STUDENT The Student Council of Paris High School is in the fifth year of serving the students and teachers. The Council has been functioning steadily since it first came into existence in 1943. The Student Council consists of representatives from each home room, and two faculty advisers, chosen by the Student Council. A representative is elected from each home room the third Thursday of September of that school year. Through power granted by the principal, the Council promotes the general welfare of the school and provides opportunity for student cooperation and participation in the management of school affairs. One of the Council's more important projects this year is that of clearing up the method of selecting cheerleaders. After it has been discussed COUNCIL thoroughly, between the Council and home rooms, it will then be presented at a Council meeting, discussed further, voted upon, and if a majority is for the bill, it is passed and then taken to the principal for his approval. If the bill is not vetoed by the principal it will go into effect after his signature is affixed. Another project for the betterment of the school undertaken by the Council is the setting up of a standard that all officers of any school clubs or organizations, should maintain a "C" average. This means that before anyone may be nominated to hold any office, he must have a "C" average. The Council has also newly organized a pep meeting and dance schedule committee. The Student Council has charge of pep meetings. They see to it that different clubs and faculty members help in putting on a successful pep meeting. Also, all clubs or home rooms who plan to have a dance, must register two weeks before the date of the dance. The registration is made with the committee chairman of scheduling dances. The officers this year are: Jerry Murphy, president: Albert Gleason, vice president; Deane Scanlon, secretary; Nancy Harris, treasurer. The Paris Student Council will be host to the Shelbyville District of Student Council for the district meeting next school year. Shelton Frey will head the district as president. Seatod: Kiser, Reynolds, Krumpeck, Gleason, Murphy, Scanlon, Harris, Tucker, Lukken, Baker. Standing: Haddix, Harper, Collenberger, Vice, Blair, Fowler, Tait, Brinkerhoff, Miss Cross, Mr. Sweeley, Weber, Stickler, Air- hart, Irish, Sonders, Rinesmith, Frey."NINE GIRLS" "Nine Girls" was the story of a group of carefree college girls on a vacation in the Sierra Ne-vadas. One of them was destined to be murdered by her sorority sister. On the evening of February 21, this murder was enacted by the juniors before a large audience in the high school auditorium. It was the first time that most of the cast had ever appeared in a ma|or production, yet each student played her part well. The audience was kept in suspense from the prologue until the last scene when the murderess was discovered by her best frind. Much of the effectiveness of the play was created by the excellent lighting and the sound effects. Although, "Nine Girls" was primarily a mystery, the comedy element mode it more enjoyable. It will be a long time before the antics of Shotput and Glamorpuss or the cruelty of Mary can be forgotten. Shotput holds the center of attention. Cast (In order of appearance) Jane Shirley Newlin Phyllis Patricia Foley Freida Marilyn Skinner Alice Cordelia Tucker Eve Nancy Harris Sharon (Glamorpuss) Norma Hill Shirley - Mary Keen Betty (Tennessee) Stella (Shotput) Mary Cost of "Nine Girls" tales curtain coll.SPEECH CLUB For six yeors the Speech Club has been one of the active organizations in Paris High School. It teaches members how to perform well, how to be attentive, and to judge the performances of others. At the Speech Club meetings the members entertain one another with plays, readings, musical numbers, pantomimes, and speeches. At the end of each meeting those participating in the program are given constructive criticisms. For the past two years an inter-class contest has been held to determine the class having the most talent. This year the winners were as follows: Best Ploy—"Which Way to Boston," by the seniors. Honorable mention os best comedy, "Babbitt’s Boy.” by the sophomore class. Best Male—Jim Sprouls. Best Female—Deane Scanlon. Best Woman Character Port—Shirley Weber. Best Man Character Part—Fritzie Tait. Best Reading—Barbara Reynolds. Best Vocal Solo—Janet Forsythe. Best Vocal Ensemble—Senior Quintet. Best Juvenile Actor—Tommy Neal. Best Stage Appearance—Delores Beeson. Best Staged Play—"Ghost of Jerry Bundler," by the freshmen. Selection Showing Most Originality— Senior Novelty Quintet. The highlight of the year for the Speech Club is tho presentation of the Speech Club play. This past year they chose to give Shaw's comedy, "Pygmalion." This difficult production starred James Sprouls as Higgins, a neurotic teacher who wagered he could turn a lowly flower girl into a beautiful duchess within six months. Julia Money, as the flower girl, co-starred with Sprouls. All members of the Speech Club are candidates for the Masque and Gavel, national speech fraternity, if the following qualifications are met: 1. Enter speech contest work and participate in at least one contest. 2. Participate in an important capacity in one major production. 3. Participate in at least one program for civic enterprise or perform before a recognized civic organization. 4. Do outstanding work in one field of speech in the year of admission. 5. Qualify through voting of Speech Club members as to measure of success. 6. Qualify through vote of teachers os to performance of satisfactory classroom speech work. Last May ten new members were initiated at Charleston. These members were James Sprouls, Phyllis Ariens, Paul Spierling, Dorothy Kienast, Alico Bristow, Betty Frey, Ralph Pearmon, Tom Bergen, Carolyn Kimble, and Florence Moss. The success of the Speech Club is due to the capable leadership by the sponsor. Miss Virginia Cross, and the officers. James Sprouls, president; Ralph Pearman. vice president; Alice Bristow, secretary; George Brinkerhoff, treasurer; and Joyce Banning, social chairman. "The Man Who Came to Dinner," speech department entry in the state dramatic festival, won the sectional award at Champaign with first place and Champaign second. These two plays advanced to state contest, and in the state finals Champaign received first place and Paris second, splitting honors on all-state costs with two each. James Sprouls. who previously won the alternate for dramatic scholarship at Northwestern Summer School of Speech and Deane Scanlon received this honor. Row One: Miss Cross, M. Foley, Kizer, Graf, Ferrel, Haase, F. Tait, Rule, Brinkerhoff. Banning, Pearman, Sprouls. Row Two: M. Skinner, Martin, Givens, P. Skinner, Levings, Weber, Gantt, Wright, S. Tucker, Reynolds, Morris, M. Tait, Krumoeck, Fessenbeck. Row Three: Clerk, Smittkamp, Tutt. Hood. Cooley, Blair, Crable, Zogg, Frye, Piper, David, Murphy, Jones, McEvoy. Row Four: Perry, Cluxton, Francis, Andrews, Frey, Neal, D. Tucker. Ross. Kimble, Loveland. Snoddy, Dahms, Airhart, Bandy. Row Five: Brown, Brunsman, Sconlan, Wittick.Liza makes her first appearance in society. "Pygmalion" Higgins discovers Liia. "Pygmalion" Mitzi tells Klara’s fortune much to the amusement of Terka and Liza. "Seven Sis- Lizo's father appears to request the return of his daughter. "Pygmalion" A scene from the first play presented before the Speech Club this year. It was a delightful fantasy. "Cobwebs and Kings" A scene from the sophomore entry in the Speech Club inter-class contest. "Babbitt's Boy"Mr. DePinna poses for Penny. "YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU'' On the night of May 29, 1946, the senior class presented "You Can't Take It With You," a comedy by Moss Hart and George Kauffman. As the curtain rose the audience saw the living room of the Sycamore home. At first sight the Sycamores seemed extravagantly mad, but it was not long until the audience realized that in reality they were a very happy family. Each member of the Sycamore family pursued his own hobby. Grandpa raised snakes, while Penny wrote stories and her son, Ed, played the flute. In contrast to the Sycamores were the unhappy Kirbys. The play showed how Tony, their attractive young son, fell in love with Alice Sycamore and took his parents to the Sycamore home where they arrived for dinner on the wrong evening. The Kirbys were shocked by the manner in which the Sycamores lived and realized that for their son to marry Alice was out of the question. However, in the end the Kirbys realized that the Sycamores were happier than they, and allowed their son to marry Alice. CAST (In order of appearance) Penny...........................................................Florence Moss Essie............................................................Phyllis Ariens Rhebo...............................................................Judy Trumon Paul.................................................................Max Wilhoit Mr. DePinna.........................................................Paul Haase Ed........................................................Paul Spierling Donald.........................................................Bill Gibb Martin Vanderhof.................................................Richard McKinzie Alice....................................................... Pat Wright Henderson..........................................................James Forster Tony.................................................................Tom Bergan Kolenlchov........................................................Lyndon Ashby Gay..............................................................Dorothy Kienast Mr. Kirby.........................................................Merlyn Eldredge Mrs. Kirby...........................................Rosemary Campbell Officers...................Richard Long, Albert Manning, Merle Eroding Olga...........................................................Charlotte Shooff The Kirbys pay the Sycamores an unexpected visit."THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER" On the evening of November 27 the senior class produced Moss Hart's popular comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner." The play revolved around Sheridan Whiteside who, after dining at the home of the Stanleys, fell on the doorsteps and broke a hip. A tumultuous six weks of confinement followed during which the Stanley household was monopolized by the irascible invalid. Whiteside invited ex-convicts and actors to dinner, filled the Stanley living room with such strange gifts as penquins, cockroaches, and an octopus, and made transatlantic calls on the Stanley's telephone. The arrival of a glamorous actress, Lorraine Sheldon, further complicated matters as she tried to win the affections of Bert Jefferson, a young newspaper man, away from Maggie Cutler, Mr. Whiteside's secretary. The plot finally becomes so complicated that to get rid of Lorraine, Whiteside resorted to a bit of trickery by coaxing Lorraine into a mummy case and blackmailing his host into having the case taken to the airport and shipped to Nova Scotia. Bert Jefferson ......................... RONALD BEESON Professor Metz .............................PRANK SCOTT The Luncheon Guests........DOW MORRIS, BOB OWENS Mr. Baker ...............................DICK ENGLUM Expressmon ........................................ JOHN LAYMON Lorraine Sheldon ...............................VIRGINIA FERRELL Sandy .............................. . ALBERT GLEASON Beverly Carlton ............................TOM RULE Wescott ....................................BILL GIVENS Radio Technician .....................CARROLL ESLINGER Banjo ............. ........................JED ASHLEY Two Deputies.............DELBERT KELTZ, BILL McCULLEY A Plainclothes Man.........................EDGAR KILE CAST (In order of their appearance) Mrs. Earnest W. Stanley Miss Preen............... Richard Stanley ......... John .................... June Stanley ............ Sarah ................... Mrs. Dexter ............. Mrs. McCutcheon ......... Mr. Stanley ............. Maggie Cutler ........... Dr. Bradley ............. Sheridan Whiteside ...... Harriet Stanley ......... ....DEANE SCANLAN ....CAROLYN KIMBLE ....FRED KRUMPECK DANIEL WADSWORTH . . . .BARBARA HODGE ....JEAN LOVELAND ....JERRY MURPHY ....PATRICIA TOBIAS ....FRED WISHART ...ELEANORE DAHMS .......DEAN QUINN ....JAMES SPROULS .......DONA RODE Whiteside tells the Stanleys to stay out of the living room.INDUSTRIAL ARTS The Paris High School offers two classes of industrial arts which include the primary fundamentals and serve as prerequisites to the two vocational classes which are offered the third and fourth year. Included in the first year of industrial arts is elementary woodworking, electricity, and sheet metal. The second year is spent on mechanical drawing. In woodworking, a study of the parts, care, and use of the different tools is made. After becoming familiar with the tools, small projects are made using these tools. Afterwards, each boy chooses the finish for the project. The history of electricity and wiring diagrams are studied before working with dry cell batteries, bell and push buttons. After a study of sheet metal, small projects are made using the different methods of cutting, binding and forming: then the projects are either soldered or riveted together. In mechanical drawing the use and care of the different tools such as the T-square, 30-60 degree triangle, 45 degree triangle and architect scale are studied. Simple drawings are made at first: then more intricate drawings are started. Further advanced drawings are isometric and oblique drawings, sheet metal drawings, and drawings of gears and screw threads. That phase of technical drawing that deals with the construction of buildings is termed architectural drawing and is classed under fine arts. The purpose of this high school course is to stimulate the love for beauty. This course also helps to arouse a desire for creativeness, a sense of proportion, and to introduce the class to color, harmony, contrast, light and shadows. The building trades class' duty is to build shelter with as much care, space and attractiveness as the materials will permit. The first semester is spent learning the framing, plastering, painting, and the use and care of hand tools. The second semester, machine tools, cabinet work, planning, running grade lines, setting forms and leveling forms are studied and put to useful work. All the boys in this department learn by doing. By taking part in some project one overcomes the fear of insufficiency, giving one self-confidence to conquer new problems which may arise. Row One: Haddix, Zone, Crum. Row Two: Mr. Reed. Vice, Welch, Kerricic, Foley, Schaich, Croble, Mr. Pulliam. Row Three: Montross, Perry, Gibson, Mitchell, Bess. Goff, Shewey. Row Four: Stephens, Foreman, Yonti, Greenwood, Patten, Weger, Pulliam.Kerrick sands a coffee fable. Carli and Shewey work on a cedar chest. Haddix, Bell, and Cunningham experiment with electricity. Shewey sanding. Zone and Carli use a band saw. Stewart, Pulliam, and Vlohos draw.[82] THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA chapters situated only in public high schools having departments of vocation agriculture. There are four degrees of active membership, "Green Hand," "Chapter Farmer," "State Farmer," and "American Former." Advancement through these grades of membership is based on achievement in vocational agriculture and progressive establishment in farming. Throughout the United States, the Territory of Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, the organizations has grown rapidly in numbers of chapters and membership, and is now recognized as the largest farm boy organization in the world. National headquarters are maintained in the Agriculture Education Service of the U. S. Office of Education. A national convention is held annually in the Municipal Auditorium at Kansas City, Missouri, at the time of the American Royal Livestock Show. The Paris chapter is composed of forty-five members and is headed by Don H. Hamilton. The chapter meets in the Paris High School once each month. At these meetings the business meeting is held, then refreshments and generally a game of basketball is played. The members of the Paris FFA chapter participate in pest control each year. The members are divided into two 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. Row One: R. Cummins, Winschief, Newell, Cosh, Richord Drake, Elam, Russell Drake, Holler. Row Two: Eosthom, Larson, Tolen, Elledge, Wrighf. Row Three: Mr. Hamilton, Gilbert, Evinger, Roberts, Collenberger, Vlohos, Bandy, McKee, Smith, Vaughn, Bloss. Row Four: Camp, Bishop, McCulley, Bomgordner, Funkhouser, Hamilton, Hinds, Mason, Irish. Row Five: Reel, Kimel, Rhoads, Victor, Fornham, Burns, Horpster, Scott, Clark, Johnson. The Future Farmers of America is the national organization of, by, and for farm boys studying vocational agriculture in public secondary schools and operates under the provisions of the National Vocational Education Act. High school departments of vocational agriculture provide four-year courses of instruction in agriculture and farm mechanics, taught by teachers who are agricultural college graduates. They follow up instruction throughout the year by visiting students on the form and checking on projects. The overage age of FFA members is approximately seventeen years. The major purposes of the Future Farmers of America are to develop agricultural leadership, cooperation, citizenship, improved agriculture, and patriotism. The national organization includes chartered state associations composed of localSCENES FROM SCIENCE Harpster, Steidl, and Wadsworth study the mechanical advantages of pulleys. Morris, Hartsaw, and Grable observe the mechanical advantages of the inclined plane. Farrell, Gleason, Englum, and Harpring experiment with the inclined plane. Kile, Krumpeck, and Brinkerhoff study the mechanical advantages of the wheel and axle.FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA f 84 Paris High School Homemaking girls were privileged to become charter members when the Notional Future Homemaker Clubs were organized in the late spring of 1946. The thirty-seven members have been very busy throughout the year attending scheduled meetings of state, district, and local clubs. At the district meeting held in Danville in February 1946, Goldie Gibson was elected district news reporter. With the help of all the club girls and some of the press club a very creditable news letter was sent to each of the twenty-three clubs in the district. Goldie Gibson, Lois Knight, and Pat Sexton attended the local chapter's rally held in Hoopeston. Our part of the program consisted of a demonstration of dried apple dolls and a display of other dolls. Lois Knight represented the club at the State Future Homemakers Leadership training camp held at Lake Bloomington August 21-27, 1946. Three KOI DOGS • hundred eighty-seven girls from all parts of the state were in attendance. The week was filled with discussions, program plans, crafts, style-shows, movies, stunts, and group singing. The high light of the week came on Friday night with the candlelight installation of the new state officers. The Future Farmers state officers were guests at one afternoon session. Lois Knight, Maxine Duckworth, and Goldie Gibson represented the club at the September district meeting held at the Wolford Hotel in Danville. In December twelve members, the sponsors, Miss Hendricks and Miss Perisho, and the Club Mother, Mrs. Cleo Gleckler, were sent to the district rally held at Potomac. Jeanine Bryant, Betty Wright, and Margie Conine had charge of one of the discussion groups. The annual Christmas party was held at which time gifts were exchanged and refreshments served. Two boxes were filled with games, toys, writing materials, and clothes for the Red Cross. A style show in March was sponsored for the girls by a downtown store. In May the girls planned an evening meeting at which time the parents were invited to witness the candlelight installation of new officers. • Once a week throughout the winter months hot gingerbread was sold at the close of afternoor classes. This netted the treasurer a good sum. Officers for the year 1946-47 were: Lois Knight, president: Dorothy Ashley, vice president: Betty Mason, secretary: Margie Conine, treasurer: ana Goldie Gibson, reporter. Row One: Miss Perisho, Baker, Conine, Knight, Mason, Ashley. Row Two: Wright, Gibson, Wilson, C. Bryant, Petty, McMullen, McCrocklin, Griffin. Row Three: Sexton, Sherfield, J. Bryant, Broadway, Duckworth, Allen, Switzer, Irish. Row Four: Eldredge, Drake, Ford, Trotter, Weaver, McCulley, Keemer.Duckworth decorates for Christmas. Horn, Stacy, and Koonti bake cookies. Hogue and Dorothy press material before cutting. Boyd. Drake, and Wright prepare to do a little cooking.BAND "Barnam and Bailey's Favorite'' "The Billboard March" "Entry of the Gladiators" Those are some of the marches one may hear coming from the band room at the west side of the new gym. Playing for the football and basketball games, and for many public programs, the band has become a popular and an essential part of Paris High School. For the last few years it has been journeying to Charleston for the EISTC homecoming. Its music rouses the people at the games and other civic affairs, and soothes them at many other times. The maestro, Mr. Waterloo, has always had a successful band and many talented pupils who have brought home many first and Seconds from the annual music contests. Band ensembles and soloists traveled to Charleston T. C. on March 2, 1946, and returned home with thirteen firsts, eight seconds, and three thirds. Those winning firsts are as follows: Dorothy Kien- ast, piano: Shirley Bolton, flute and piccolo; Patricia Emery, oboe; Laura Raffety, alto clarinet; Jim Bright, clarinet; John Gilbert and Marcella Sullivan, tuba; George Kruse, baritone; Lyndon Ashby, alto saxophone; a woodwind trio, and two drum ensembles, a quartet and a duet. Those receiving seconds were as follows: Joe Irish, French horn; Peggy Walls, Bb tenor saxophone; Mary Ruth Shaw, piccolo; Dorothy Kienast, bassoon; Clifford White, bass clarinet; Bill O'Ban-non, clarinet; a mixed clarinet quartet, Bill O'Ban-non, lleen Sanders, Clifford White and Laura Raffety; and a brass quartet, John Laymon, Dorothy Kienast, Weston Wetteland, and Audrey Bruns-man. Those receiving thirds were as follows: John Laymon, trombone; Paul Spierling, flute, and Audrey Brunsman, cornet. Again on April 6, the whole band traveled to Charleston T. C. and received a second in class B bands. There were many new and inexperienced members in the band then, but this year it looks like the band will be able to get back to its winning streak again. On May 17, 1946, the band gave its ninth annual indoor concert in which the final contest winners displayed their talents. They were as follows: Laura Raffety, Patricia Emery, Shirley Bolton; the woodwind trio; Paul Spierling, Jim Bright, and Patricia Emery; and drum ensemble, Robert Cox, John Merkle, Robert Cash, and Nancy Rhoads. Other features of this wonderful program were concert marches, overtures and novelties. Row One: Ashby, McEvoy, Cherry, B. Cameron, Rigsby, W. Cameron. Row Two: Stewart, Black, C. Duck, Bright, P. Martin, E. Cash, Emery, Parrish, Humphrey, Ashley, Hardy, Marjorie Henn. Row Three: Seitz, Tutt. Marian Henn. Newlin, Betty Inman, Shufelt, Irish, D. Duck, Perry, Wittick, Mumaw, P. Walls, Sullivan. Row Four: Wade, Merkle, Rhoads, Raffety, R. Inman, Carrell Turner, Barbara Inman, Forster, Mary L. Henn, Calvin, Young. Row Five: Robert Cash, Peel, Kneisley, Brunsman, Foley, Davis, Kruse, Eugene Walls, Laymon, D. Martin.ORCHESTRA This year the high school orchestra has twenty members. It plays for all the class and Speech Club plays, for county meetings, at various lodge meetings and for many other events in the city. Two years ago it made a very colorful showing at the eighth annual indoor concert given by Mr. Waterloo and his musically inclined pupils. Novelties, semi-classicals, and light operas are specialties of the orchestra. Some of the musicians show versatility by also playing in the band. The orchestra meets every Tuesday and Thursday during the seventh hour. Many of the students use some of the free periods to practice in the small music rooms. The personnel and instrumentation of the orchestra is as follows: Violins Louise Perry John Merkle Ardith Spierling Eunice Cooley French Horns Joan Turner Helen Forster Eb Saxophone Robert Cash Bb Clarinets James Bright Betty Shufelt Esther Cash Xylophone Laura Raffety Bass Clarinet Richard Inman Oboe Patricia Emery Bassoon Peggy Martin Bb Cornets Audrey Brunsman Margaret Kneisley Trombone John Laymon Piano Dorothy Tutt Drums Lindy Wade Bb Tenor Saxophone Peggy Walls Row One: Emery, Raffety, Tutt. Row Two: Perry, Merkle, Cooley. Cash, Shufelt, Bright. Row Three: Martin, Forster, Turner, Kneisley, Brunsman, Walls, Cash, Inman. Row Four: Wade, Layman.[88] AND COME THE VOICES FROM ABOVE Voices—beautiful, etheral voices—feminine and masculine voices—that's what one may hear coming from the vocal room. This year many new freshmen girls and boys gave their talents to vocal music and were rewarded by a better knowledge of and appreciation for music. Miss Huelbig started organizing the vocal groups early in the fall. Within a few weeks the groups had elected the officers. The officers of the Girls' Glee Club are as follows: president, Audrey Brunsman; vice president, Eleonore Dahms: secretary, Freda Sidenbender; treasurer, Pat Tobias: librarians, Pat Emery, Mary Lee Henn, Joan Staley, and Jean Loveland. Officers of the Mixed Chorus are as follows: president, Martha Snoddy; vice president, Phyllis Sherfield: secretary, Pat Foley; treasurer, Jean Loveland; librarians, Lindy Wade, JoAnn Martin, Marjorie Foley, and Jane Dalton. Within a month Miss Huelbig had started organizing ensembles and working with soloists. On November 2, 1946, the Girls' Glee Club accepted an invitation to sing on the program "Salute to Youth" from station "WDZ" at Tuscola, Illinois. Again on Friday, December 20, the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus presented a musical Christmas program. The ensembles have become quite popular and have been asked to perform for various occasions. The sextet consisted of Mary Lee Henn and Jacqueline Hall, sopranos: Barbara Rinesmith and Phyllis Sherfield, second sopranos; and Delores Good and Stella Allen, altos. The octet consisted of Martha Snoddy and Eleonore Dahms, sopranos; Jean Loveland and Audrey Brunsman, second sopranos; Pat Tobias and Freda Sidenbender, first altos; and Dorothy Tutt and Joretta Good, second altos. These groups may be changed around before spring contests start; nevertheless, there will be good ensembles to enter the contests. As always the members look forward to spring —the music festival at Robinson, the music contests, and the spring concert presented in the auditorium. Howerton was director of the 1946 music festival at Charleston. Miss Wilkin was music instructor last year and had charge of the spring concert. Each year the groups strive to perform better than the year before. On March 2, 1946, several vocal soloists and ensembles entered in the district music contest at Charleston, Illinois. Of these, Glada Hartwich received a first in girl's low voice, and Martha Snoddy and Eleonore Dahms received a second and a third respectively, in girl's high voice. On April 6 the Girls' Glee Club went to Charleston T. C. and brought back a second. Again this year they will strive for more and higher ratings. First Row: Martin, Conine, Grot, Ciuxton, B. Wright, Plavchan, Judy, Wilkins, Knoepful, Hood, Delashmit. Second Row: Waltx, Henson, Tucker, R. Pine, Dively, David, Johnson, Hort, Glover, Foley. Third Row: Ross, Butler, Carrell, Ball, Larronce, L. Pine, Turner, Craig, Prueter, Landsaw. Director: Miss Wilkin.Row One: Sherfield, Truelove, Sudduth, Wade, Sexton, Elam, Eslinger, Conine, Graf. Row Two: Wass, Cluxton, Powell, J. Good, Allen, Staley, Tobias, Sidonbender, M. Foley, Stepp, Tolliver. Row Three: Sturgell, Dennison, Judy, P. Foley, Rinesmith, Dahms, Turner, Martin, Ross, Dalton, Butler, Tutt. Row Four: Snoddy, Carrell, Snyder, Weber, Brunsman, Loveland, Trotter, D. Good, Walden. Row One: Forsythe, Emery, Graf, P. Foley, Truelove, Sturgell, M. J. Wilkins, R. Pine, L. Wass, Tolliver, Perry, Plavchan, Knoepfel, Horton, Tutt, J. Good, Stepp. Row Two: Cluxton, White, Carrell, Judy, Ross, Dalton, Tiffin, Weber, Robinson, Sherfield, Tobias, Sidenbender, Staley, Hood, M. Foley Row Three: E. Wilkins, Henn, Snyder, Dahms, Dennison, Vance, David, Morecraft, Mason, Butler, Walls, Larrance, L. Pine, Hand. Row Four: Newlin, Brunsman, Loveland, Snoddy, Rinesmith, Craig, Dickson, Turner, J. Martin, D. Good, Trotter, Walden, Allen, Haught.Glado Hartwich, moid of honor, and Judy Money. May queen. NOW ENTERS THE QUEEN OF MAY Following a court of senior girls, her majesty ascended to the throne and was crowned the Queen of May. Then followed a "Symphony of Seasons." Phases of autumn, winer, spring, and summer attired in many colorful costumes entered and performed for her majesty and the royal court. This, the 20th Annual May Fete, was presented for Judy Money, as May queen of 1946, the maid of honor, Glada Hortwich, and the court of senior girls. Beautiful spring flowers were arranged to provide a pleasant background and atmosphere for the royal throne. The whole program was in charge of Miss Esther Simons, physical education director. Narrators were Miss Virginia Cross and Jim Sprouls. The program opened with a welcome given by eighth graders: then came the processional of senior girls followed by the May queen and the maid of honor. Then came the "Symphony of Seasons." For autumn, reapers, school children, Halloween imps, Pilgrims and Indians came and danced before the royal throne. For winter, Raggedy Anns and Andys, skaters, bounding hearts, and for spring, Irish dancers, April showers, rain drop and Maypole dancers performed before the queen. For summer, Miss Patricia Emery sang a summer song while butterflies danced for her majesty. After summer gave its adieu, the queen and court departed. Quiet reigned once again. Thus months of preparation provided a glorious night of entertainment that will live in the memory of all who were there. The queen and the court.SCHOOL AT PLAY April Showers Irish Lilt Indians Bounding Hearts Maypole Dance[93] WORK OF SCHOOL Biology class writes up experiments. The shorthand and typing class do some transcription. Freshmen pour over general science books. Bookkeeping class study debits and credits. American history students look over tomorrow’s lesson. Sophomores struggle with math problem.Seated: Sprouls. Standing: Krumpeck, Banning, Brinkerhoff, Bibo. Steidl. Bryan, Scanlan, Pearman, Tait, Lewis, Clark, Waller, Tucker. Sprouls and Banning. Rule, Bristow. Tucker, Fisher put on plantation skit. Curl receives his diploma from Reverend Hartwick.SENIOR WHO'S WHO MARJORIE ALSUP Kansas Community High School I: GAA 2, 3, 4; Band 3; Future Homemakers Club 2. JACK ASHER Speech Club I, 2; PAL 4; Arsenic and Old Lace" I; "Stage Door" 2; Football 3, 4; Track 3. GERALD ASHLEY "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Intramural Basketball I, 3, 4: PAL 4: Track 2, 3; Football 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Speech Club 1,2; Prom Committee 3. THOMAS BAKER—Returned veteran. JIM BANDY Speech Club I, 2; FFA 3, 4; Home Room President 3; Cross Country 2, 3; Track 4. JOYCE BANNING Chorus I; Pep Club I; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3. 4; GAA I, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4; Home Room Treasurer 3; Arena Staff 4. RONALD BEESON Crawfordsville High School I, 2, 3; Football 4; Basketball 4; Home Room President 4; PAL 4; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4. JOHN BIBO Chorus I; "The Moon Is Down” 2; Football 4; Cross Country I, 3; Track I; Intramural Basketball I, 3. BARBARA BLANFORD Glee Club I: Class Treasurer I; Home Room Secretary 3; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. DOROTHY BOYD Speech Club I, 2, 4; Glee Club I; Future Homemakers Club 4; Student Director "The Mon Who Came To Dinner" 4; GAA I. JAMES BRIGHT Orchestra I, 2, 3. 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room Secretary 1,2; Class Secretary 2: Intramural Basketball I; Honor Roll I, 2, 3. GEORGE BRINKERHOFF Glee Club I: Home Room Vice President I, 2. 3; Student Council 4; Arena Staff 4; Speech Club 1, 2, 3, 4; "Seven Sisters” 3; "East Lynne" I; "Arsenic and Old Lace" I; Prom Committee 3; Intramural Basketball I, 3, 4. ALICE BRISTOW GAA I, 2; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; Secretary 4: Honor Roll I, 3; Debate 3; Cheerleader I, 2, 3, 4; "The Moon Is Down" I; "Stage Door" 2; "Seven Sisters" 3; Home Room President 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Masque and Gavel 3, 4. PEGGY L. BROADWAY Brocton High School I, 2, 3. MARIAN BROWN Speech Club I, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. NORMA JEAN BROWN Speech Club 1,4; GAA I; May Fete 1, 2, 3, 4: Pep Club I; "Witchen' Racket" I. AUDREY BRUNSMAN Class Secretary I; Student Council 2; GAA I, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4; Sextet I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4: Speech Club 4: Home Room Vice President 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. ANN DOLE BRYAN May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Honor Roll 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Prom Committee 3; GAA I. BARBARA CAMERON Twirler 2; Majorette 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room Vice President 3' Arena Staff 4. JOHN CARLI Mixed Chorus 1,2; Home Room President I; Class President 2; Football I, 2, 3; Track I, 2; Speech Club I, 2. JAMES CARROLL Intramural Basketball I, 2. JOAN CASSITY Future Homemakers Club I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. ELLEN CLARK May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Student Council 3; Prom Committee 3: GAA I. ELEONORE DAHMS Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3, 4; Sextet 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; "Seven Sisters" 3: "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Home Room President 2; Home Room Treasurer 4; GAA I; May Fete 1,2, 3, 4; Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4. CHARLES DEEM Glee Club I: Basketball I, 2, 3; Football 2, 3, 4; Track I, 2, 3; Cross Country I; PAL 4. FRANCES DOAK Class President 4; Home Room Secretary 2; Arena Staff 4; May Fete 2, 3, 4; Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4; GAA I. 2, 3, 4; GAA Secretary 3: Point Manager 4; GAA Camp 2. DOROTHY DUCK Orchestra I, 2; Band I, 2, 3, 4: Home Room President I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I, 2; Prom Committee 3; Honor Roll I, 2. JOAN ELDREDGE Future Homemakers Club I, 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. DICK ENGLUM Home Room Treasurer 2: Student Council I; Intramural Basketball I, 2, 3.SENIOR WHO'S WHO CARROLL ESLINGER Glee Club I, 2, 4; Manager 2, 3; Home Room Treasurer 3; Intramural Basketball 2; Football I, 4; Track I. JOHN A. FARRELL Glee Club I; Home Room President 4; Class Secretary 3; Class Treasurer 4; Arena Staff 4. VIRGINIA FERREL Ben Davis High School I; Chorus 2; May Fete 2, 3, 4; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4: Arena Staff 4; Prom Committee 3: Hangar Board 3. BILL FISHER—Did not graduate. Entered service. MARY M. FITZGERALD GAA I, 2. 3, 4; President 4: May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Honor Roll 3. JUANITA FLAIRTY GAA I; Future Homemakers Club 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. CHARLES FOLEY Football 1, 4. ROBERT FOREMAN Palestine High School 2: Industrial Arts Club 3. FLOYD GARRETT Home Room Treasurer 4; Student Manager 3, 4; Intramural Basketball I, 2, 3; Track I, 2; Cross Country I, 2; Tiger Tales Staff 4. GOLDIE GIBSON May Fete I, 2. 3, 4; Future Homemakers Club 1, 2. 3. 4; President 3. WILLIAM GIVENS Cross Country I, 2, 3; Basketball I. 2, 3; Track I, 2. 3; Football 4; Honor Roll I; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; PAL 4; Industrial Arts Club 2. ALBERT GLEASON Glee Club I; Football 2, 3, 4; Student Council 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Secretary 4: Arena Staff 2, 4; Speech Club I, 2; "Seven Sisters" 3: "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; PAL 4; Prom Committee 3. WILLIAM GLICK Future Distributors Club 3. DON GLOVER Home Room Vice President 4; Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country I, 2, 3, 4; PAL 4. RUTH GRABLE Chorus I; Speech Club I; GAA I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room President I: Class Vice President 2: Arena Staff 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4; Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4. ELVENA GRAHAM Hutsonville High School I; May Fete 2, 3, 4. JOHN GRAHAM Home Room President 3; Honor Roll 3: Intramural Basketball I, 3, 4; Football I, 2, 3, 4; PAL 4; Track 2, 3. DALE GREENWOOD Track I, 2; Industrial Arts Club 3. JAMES GRIFFIN Home Room Secretary 4; Intramural Basketball 3, 4; Track 4. PATRICIA HAASE Home Room Vice President I; Home Room Secretary 2; GAA I, 2, 3: Speech Club I. 2, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. DOROTHY HACKER Home Room Treasurer 2; GAA I, 2; Pep Club I; May Fete I, 2. 3, 4. JOAN HADDIX Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4: GAA I; May Fete I. 2, 3, 4: Prom Committee 3; Mixed Chorus 1,2; Stage Crew 3, 4; "Seven Sisters" 3; "Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Future Distributors Club 3; President 3. MARY CATHERINE HALLORAN Redmon High School I; May Fete 2, 3, 4. LEE HAMILTON FFA I, 2, 3, 4: Vice President 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Cross Country 2, 3, 4; Intramural Basketball 4. DONALD HARPRING Home Room Secretary 2; Track I; Intramural Basketball 1, 2. NORMAN HARPSTER FFA 4. PAUL HARTSAW Redmon Community High School I; Student Council 3. JOAN HENDERSON Garfield High School I; Glee Club 2; "Seven Sisters" 3: Future Distributors Club 3; Speech Club 2, 3, 4. MARJORIE HENN Band I, 2. 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Stage Crew 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Future Homemakers Club I, 2. BARBARA HODGE Student Council 2; "Seven Sisters" 3; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; May Fete I, 2, 3. 4; Arena Staff 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3: Prom Committee 3; Home Room Vice President I; Home Room President 3. CAROLYN IKE—Did not graduate. WENDELL JOHNSON Industrial Arts Club I: Glee Club I. DELBERT KELTZ NORMA KENNEDY May Fete I, 2, 3. 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4.SENIOR WHO'S WHO BILL KEYES Speech Club I, 2; "The Moon Is Down" I. EUGENE KILE Cross Country I, 2. CAROLYN KIMBLE Student Council I; Bond I; Chorus I, 2: Home Room President 2; "East Lynne" I; "Stage Door" 2; "Seven Sisters" 3: "The Mon Who Came To Dinner" 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; Masque and Gavel 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4. FRED KRUMPECK Glee Club 1,2; Home Room Secretary 1,2; Student Council 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4: "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Prom Committee 3. JOHN LAYMON Band I, 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 2, 3: Glee Club 1,2, 3; Home Room Treasurer I; Industrial Arts Club 2; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Basketball I; Cross Country I; Dance Band 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2, 3; Band Assistant Director 3, 4. NORMA JEAN LOVELAND Ben Davis High School I, 2; Glee Club 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 3, 4; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Speech Club 3, 4. THELMA LUDINGTON May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4. EMERY McCONKEY NORMA McCONCHIE Tiger Tales Staff 3; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; GAA 4. WILLIAM McCULLEY FFA 3, 4; Track 2; Cross County 3. DWIGHT McKEE Martinsville Community High School I, 2, 3; FFA 4. MARGARET McMULLEN Chorus I, 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff4. GENE MARRS FFA 1,2; Football I. DOROTHY JEAN MARTIN Band I, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra I, 2; Speech Club I, 2; Pep Club I; GAA I, 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room Vice President 2, 3; Prom Committee 3; Student Council 4; Home Room Treasurer I. PEGGY MARTIN Band I, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2, 3, 4; Glee Club I, 2, 3; Mixed Chorus I, 2 Arena Staff 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4; Speech Club I; GAA I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. HELEN MATHENY Girls' Chorus 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I. ALBERT MILBURN—Returned veteran. PATRICIA MILLER Speech Club I, 2; GAA I, 2; Home Room Vice President 2; Home Room Secretary 4; May Fete 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. JOE MITCHELL Home Room Treasurer 4. WALTER MONTROSS Track I; Manager I: Intramural Basketball I, 2. DOW MORRIS Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3; Cross Country I, 4: Home Room President 1, 4; Student Council 2; Class Treasurer 2; Arena Staff 4; PAL 4. MARIANNA MORRISEY May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room Treasurer 3; Tiger Tales Staff 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Honor Roll 2, 3, 4. SHIRLEY MUMAW Longview High School I, 2; Band 4. GERALDINE MURPHY Glee Club 2, 3; Home Room President I; Home Room Secretary 2; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Student Council 3, 4; President 4; Class President I; Girls' Chorus I; Sextet 3, 4; Mixed Ensemble 2; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I, 2. FRANCIS ONORATI Football 2; Track I; Home Room Treasurer 4; Intramural Basketball 2. ROBERT OWENS Industrial Arts Club I; Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3; Track 1,2, 3, 4; PAL 4. MARY JANE PARRISH Band I, 2, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. RALPH PEARMAN Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Speech Club Treasurer 3, Vice President 4; "The Valiant" 2; "Seven Sisters" 3; Debate Team 3; Student Council 2, 3; Home Room Vice President I, 4; State Contest Play 2; Masque and Gavel 3, 4; State Speech Contest 2, 3. CHARITY PEEL May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I, 2; Future Homemakers Club 2. ROY LEE PERRY Industrial Arts Club 4. MARGARET ANN PINE Speech Club I, 2: May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3; Home Room Vice President 2.SENIOR WHO'S WHO SUZANNE POTTS Glee Club I, 2, 3; Mixed Chorus I; Band I, 2, 3; GAA I, 2, 3, 4; Vice President 4; Home Room President 3; Class Vice President 3; Tiger Tales Staff 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Honor Roll 1, 4. CHARLES PULLIAM St. Elmo High School I, 2. 3; Band 4; Industrial Arts Club 4: Intramural Basketball 4. DEAN QUINN Industrial Arts Club I; "Witchen Racket" I; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4: Tiger Tales Staff 4. JUDY QUINN Chorus I; Speech Club I; Home Room Secretary I, 2, 3, 4; GAA I, 2. 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4; May Fete 1.2, 3. 4. LAURA RAFFETY Orchestra 3, 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. DONALD RHOADS Football I, 4; Track 3, 4. LLOYD RHOADS Glee Club 1. 2. NANCY RHOADS Band 2, 3. 4; Orchestra 3: Music Contests 2, 3, 4; Student Council I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Home Room President 2; Home Room Vice President 3; Home Room President 4. DONA RODE Cheerleader I, 2, 3. 4: Arena Staff 4; "Seven Sisters" 3: "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; "Stage Door" 2; Home Room President 1,3; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3. CHARLES L. ROGER Redmon Community High School 2, 3; Football 4: Basketball I; Track I; Cross Country I. KATHRYN ROSE Tiger Tales Staff 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. ROBERT ROWE THOMAS RULE Speech Club I, 2, 3. 4: Glee Club I, 2; "Seven Sisters" 3: "The Man Who Come To Dinner" 4; Cheerleader 4 Arena Staff 4; Home Room Vice President 3; Mixed Chorus 2; Intramural Basketball 2. 3. ILEEN SANDERS Girls' Chorus I; Orchestra 3; Band I, 2, 3; GAA I, 2, 3; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. DEANE MARIE SCANLAN Lincoln High School I; Glee Club 2, 3; Student Council 2, 4; Secretary 4; Mixed Chorus 2. 3; "Pygmalion" 3; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; May Fete 2, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4. FRANK SCOTT Scotland High School I; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4. CHARLENE SHANKS Girls' Chorus 2; Glee Club 3; Tiger Tales Staff 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. MARY L. SHANKS May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4. JAMES SHEWEY Glee Club I, 2, 3: Football I; Industrial Arts Club 1,2; Intramural Basketball I, 2; Cross Country I. MARGARET SHIRAR Chorus I, 2; GAA I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. MARY F. SHIRAR GAA I, 2, 3; Tiger Tales Staff 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3. 4. BARBARA SHONK Chorus I; GAA I; Speech Club 3; Honor Roll I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. MARTHA SNODDY Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus I, 2, 3, 4; President 4: Sextet 2, 3, 4; Home Room Secretary 3; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Honor Roll 3; Speech Club 4. JAMES SPROULS Tiger Tales Staff I; Arena Staff I, 4; Honor Roll I; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; Treasurer 3, President 4; Masque and Gavel 3. 4; "The Moon Is Down" I; "East Lynne" I; "Stage Door" 2; "Seven Sisters" 3; "Pygmalion" 3; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4. BETTY SPUNG GAA I; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4. WALTER STEIDL Home Room President 2, 3; Student Council I: Class Vice President I, 4; Class President 3; PAL President 4; Arena Staff 4; Football I, 2, 3, 4; Football Captain 4; Track I, 2; Honcr Roll I, 2, 3, 4; Hangar Board I, 2; Intramural Basketball 1,2,3, 4; Captain 1, 3. PATRICIA STICKLER Home Room Secretary 3; Student Council 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Arena Staff 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4; Honor Roll I. 2. MELBA TAIT Pep Club I: GAA I; Arena Staff 4; Home Room President I; Home Room Vice President 4; Speech Club I, 2, 3, 4; May Fete I, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff I, 2: Prom Committee 3.100] SENIOR WHO'S WHO PATRICIA TOBIAS Glee Club I, 2, 4; Mixed Chorus 2, 4; GAA I, 2, 3; Speech Club 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 3: May Fete 1, 2, 4: "Seven Sisters" 3; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4: Octet 2: Honor Roll I. LOUISE TODD Oakland Township High School I, 2, 3. EUGENE TOLEN Football I, 2, 3: Track I, 2, 3. 4; Intramural Basketball I, 3, 4: Industrial Arts Club I, 2: PAL 4. SALLY TUCKER Speech Club 2, 3, 4; GAA I, 2, 3: Officer 2; Home Room Secretary 2; "Stage Door" 2; Arena Staff 4; May Fete I, 2, 4: Honor Roll I, 2, 3: Prom Committee 3. JACQUALYN VAN ZANT "Contrast" I; "East Lynne" I; "Stage Door" 2: "Seven Sisters" 3; Speech Club I, 2, 3: Prom Committee 3; Speech Contests I, 2, 3: May Fete I, 2. 3, 4. ANNA DELL VIDITO May Fete 1, 2, 3, 4; Tiger Tales Staff 4. GLEN VIETOR Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country I, 2, 3, 4; Track 1,2, 3, 4; Home Room Treasurer 4. J. DANIEL WADSWORTH "Contrast" I; "The Valiant" 2; "The Man Who Came To Dinner" 4; Tiger Tales Staff I; Student Council 3: Speech Club I. JACK WAGGONER Football 3, 4; Basketball I, 2, 3: Track |, 2, 3: Cross Country I, 2; Home Room President 4: PAL 4. ROBERT LEE WALLER Red Bank High School I: Football 2, 3, 4; Intramural Basketball 3; PAL 4: Class Treasurer 3; Track 2, 3. JAMES WEGER Speech Club I. WESTON WETTELAND Bond I, 2, 3, 4. 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