Lebanon, IL 62254
The 3te Kendrean
/ M COLLEGE grows as the result of someone's dreams and plans. McKendree has
•■ "■ plans and dreams for expansion in the future including several new buildings.
Some dreams of a better McKendree began to be realized this year as several projects
were completed. The library was redecorated and a new lighting system was installed.
The business offices were redecorated and refurnished, and extensive improvements were
made in the heating system. Largest single improvement was the redecoration and re-
furnishing of the dining hall, the installation of new lights, and the addition of a new
piano and I lammond organ there.
Two new buildings have been proposed and sketches and blueprints have been
drawn up. These are the new science hall and the gymnasium-auditorium. Bevond these
there are dreams of more new buildings to follow a long range expansion plan that will
once more make McKendree "the best in the Middle West".
Jerry Podesva - - - Editor
Jack Floro - - - - Assistant Editor
flowARD Hursey Business Manager
Paul Purdy - - - Assistant Business Manager
Pat Ladas Advertising Manager
Richard Walton - - Assistant Advertising Manager
Arleen Arter ______ Activities Editor
Bill Togias - - - Assistant Activities Editor
Mabel Cozart -------- Class Editor
Mason Holmes Sports Editor
Robert Nelson Feature Editor
Don Brown - - Make-up Editor
Burnell Heinecke Assistant Make-up Editor
Robert Steen --------- Art Editor
Dorothy Hinson Circulation Manager
Mrs. H. C. Gutekunst - - Faculty Adviser
VOLUME XVII New Series
Pictures by Spieth's Studio, Centralia, III.
Engraving by Central Engraving Co., St. Louis, Mo.
Printing by Record Printing Co., Belleville, III.
Covers by Becktold, St. Louis, Mo.
Drawings by Robert Steen
Mrs. Florence ThomU>u
To the lady in the apron, to the Fine Christian woman who listens
to our troubles, lends us money, gives us advice, keeps us well Fed; to
the Fine Friend of McKendree who gives untiringly oF her time and energy
For the Forwarding oF our school— we, the 1949 McKendrean StafF, proudly
dedicate this hook to you, Mrs. Thornley.
administration and staff
As McKendree slowly assumes the "New Look", we must not forget
that the man responsible for most of the transformation is President Carl
C. Bracy. Since his arrival here four years ago, he has become well known
by, and endeared to the hearts of, all the students. That he has worked
diligently and untiringly for the betterment of the school is evidenced by
the progress made. With such an able leader the future cannot help but he
more rich and full than the past has been glorious.
/Ml those who have come into contact with Dean Lewis B. Van Winkle,
who is also our registrar, have found him to be a just and wise man.
Although many students do not fully understand the functions ot his
office, it is one of importance in the administration of the college. It is
.1 position filled with conflicts that only students can create. Since coming
to McKendree Dean Van Winkle has introduced many progressive ideas.
Carl C. Bracy, A.B., Th.M., D.D.
Lewis B. VanWinkle, A.B., B.I). M.A.
Dean and Registrar
Eliza J. Donaldson, B.S., A.M.
Comptroller, Business Law
William C. Walton, A.B., A.M.,
Treasurer, Greek and Latin
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
Meredith Eller, A. B., S. T. B.,
James B. Jennings, B.Sc.Ed., M.Se.
Economics and Political Science
Nell G. Oppitz, A.B., A.M.
History and Sociology
SPEECH AND DRAMATICS
Elizabeth W. Parks, A.B., M.A.
Radio Speaking and Journalism
Carol Caldwell, B.A., B. Ed.
Dean of Women
Gertrude C. Bos, Ph.B., Lib. Cert.
PSYCHOLOGY & EDUCATION
R. C. Sayre, B.S., A.B., A.M.
Earl Dawes, B. Ed., A.M.
Psychology and Education
Dean of Men
Dede Ann Shull, A.B., M.A.
Lelah Allison, B. Ed., A.M.
Bertha W. Gutekunst, A.B
French and Spanish
Edwin P. Baker, A.B., A.M., LL.D.
Lewis A. Winterrowd, A.B.
SCIENCE AND MATI IEMATICS
Burton Goldstein, A.B.
Fred Fleming, B.S., A.M.
FIelmut C. Gutekunst, B.S., M.S.
Charles J. Stowell, B.S., M.A.,
Ph. D. '
Ralph E. Barclay, B. Ed., M.A.
Football and Track
Bill Mauzy, B.S., A.M.
Basketball and Baseball
Janelle Kleinschmidt, A.B.
Women's Physical Education
Oliver H. Kleinschmidt, A.A.G.O.
Piano, Theory, Organ
(Not in picture)
Gerald Nielsen, Mus. B., Mus. M.
Public School Music
Chester Bagg, B.M., M.M.
Voice and Chorus
Secretary to the President
Secretary to the Dean
Superintendent Buildings and
( i rounds
Mason Holmes president
Dorothy Hinson secretary-treasurer
Kenneth Walters vice president
Richard Walton vice-president
Alice Bollinger secretary-treasurer
Eugene Briggs president
Dean Cox vice-president
Brainard Miller president
1 Ielen OI Iaka secretary-treasure)
Emerial Owen president
Evelyn Beats vice-president
Ruth Althoff secretary treasurer
Dreams of More
Classrooms Take Shape
Ed Cockrel, Pocahontas, A.B. Religion, Kappa Chi
'46-'49 . . . Melvin Crouch, Moran, Kansas, A.B.
History, Public Affairs Forum, Review Staff, Ex-G.l.
Club . . . Masaichi Katayama, Unity, A.B. Philos
ophv and Religion, Basketball '46-'47; Philo, President
'48; Kappa Chi '47-'49; S.C.A.. President '47'48;
Student Faculty Council '48'49; President, Student
Association, '48-'49; "M" Club '47 . . . Marion Farm-
er. Maplewood, A.B. Philosoph) and Religion; Kappa
Chi '46-'49; Ex-G.I. Club.
Victor Donaldson, Shobonier, A.B. Mathematics,
Intramural Softball '46-'49; President, Carnegie I [all
'49; Plato; Ex-G.I. Club '46 '48; President, "M" Club,
'48 '49 ; Basketball '43, '46-'49 . . . Edward Adams.
( entralia, A.B. Fnglish . . . Ed Kimmle, O'Fallon,
A.B. Economics, Managing Editor, McKendree Review
'46'47; Public Affairs Forum; Editor, McKendree
Review, '47'48 . . . Cleason Lagow, luka. A.B.
Philosophy and Religion, S.C.A. '46-'49; Kappa Chi
'46-'49; Plato '44-'46; Basketball '44 '46; "M"' Club
'44 '46; Y.M.C.A. '44-'45; Chorus '45.
Frances Eckert, O'Fallon, A.B. English . . .
Robert Lamb, Lebanon, A.B. Philosophy and Re
l.'gion, Kappa Chi: Secretary General, Public Affairs
Forum; "Which is the Way to Boston," Assistant
Director . . . Dorothy Hinson, Madison, A.B. Eng-
lish, Y.W.C.A. '45; S.C.A. '46-'49; W.A.A. '45-'49;
Clio '46-'49, President, '48; Secretary-treasurer, Chor-
us '48; Cheerleader '46-'47; "Brother Goose" '48; Presi-
dent, Clark Hall, '47, Summer '48; Secretary, Student
Association, '46; Secretary-treasurer, Sophomore Class,
Secretary-treasurer, Senior Class; Kittycuhs '47-'49;
McKendrean '48-'49; May Queen Court '49; Student
Faculty Council '49 . . . Worden W. Mann, East
St. Louis, A.B. History, S.C.A.
Carl L. Dillow, Tanims, A.B. Physical Educa-
tion . . . Louise Beaty, Centralia, A.B. English,
Stage Manager, Alpha Psi Omega Cast, '48-'49; Presi-
dent, Clark I fall '48; First Place, Amanda Glenn Con-
test, '48; W.A.A. '43-'48; S.C.A. '48-'49; Y.W.C.A.
Chaplain '43; Kittyeubs '43, '48'49; "Our Town" '43;
"What A Life" '44; Clio '48-'49, Alumni Secretary;
Director, "Which Is The Way to Boston" '48: Chorus
'43, '48; Secretary-treasurer, Little Theater, '43; May
Queen . . . Leslie Alrus, Trenton, A.B. English
Journalism, Assistant Editor, Student Handbook, '48;
Bradley Speech Tournament; Editor, McKendree Re-
view, '49; Dorris Oratorical . . . Glenn Freiner,
Belleville, A.B. Voice, Chorus '46-'49; Chapel Choir,
'47'48; S.C.A. '47; Y. M. C. A.; Philo '47-'49; Who's
Who '49; Organist, Friday Chapel '47-'49; Sextette
Accompanist '46-'47; Piano Quartette '47-'49.
Frederick Rutherman, Olmsted, A.B. Mathe
matics, University of The South '40-'46; Public Affair
Forum '48-'49 . . . Floyd Seibert, East St. Louis
A.B. Economics, I ransferred from Missouri School o
Mines . . . Harm Smith, Lebanon, A.B. Sociology,
Philo . . . Kenneth Wai rERS, East St. Louis, A.B.
Mary Ruth Sleeper, St. Louis, Mo., A.B. Piano,
Chorus Accompanist '46-'47; Clio '46-'48; Sextette '47;
Vice-President Sophomore Class; Piano Duo '47-'49;
Piano Quartette '47; President junior Class; I lomc
coming Attendant '48; l.S.S. '48; May Queen Court
. . . Richard C. Townsend, Anna, A.B. I listorv,
Philo '46-'49, Recording Secretary '47, Vice-President
'47-'48; Sigma I au Helta '47-'49, Secretary-treasurer
'48; Ex-G.I. Club '46-'47, Secretar) '46; Chorus '46
. . . Jerome Podesva, Lebanon, A.B. History, Plato
'4(»; •'Here Come, Charlie" '47; McKendrean '47 '4 ( >,
Editor '4'); Alpha Psi Omega; l.S.S. '47-'49, President
'48-'49; Student Faculty Council '47'48; Public Al
lairs Forum '48 . . . Herbert Ci auk. Marissa, A. 11.
Philosophj and Religion, Kappa Chi.
Ralph Mason Holmes, East St. Louis, B.S. Chem
istry, Sigma Zeta, President '48-'49; Student Faculty
Council '47-'48,-'49; President Senior Class, President
Student Association '49; Philo President '48; Football
'46-'48, Captain '48. All Conference '48, Most Valu-
able Player '48; Basketball '46-'49; "M" Club; Sports
Editor, McKcndrcv.n '48, -'49; Who's Who '48-'49 . . .
Anthony Markarian, Oak Park, B.S. Chemistry . . •
Charles Ceorge Davis, East St. Louis, A.B. Philos-
ophy and Religion, Kappa Chi . . . Jean Smith, Van-
Mia, A.B. Voice, Chorus '46-'49; W.A.A. '46-'47;
Sextette '46-'48; Chapel Choir '47-'49; Clio '47-'49;
Homecoming Attendant '48; Trio '48; Amanda Glenn
Contest; Mixed Quartette '48.
Arleen Arter, Mattoon, A.B. English, Clio '46-
'49, President '49; W.A.A. '46-'49; Sigma Tau Delta
'46-'49, Vice-President '48-'49; McKendrean '47-'49;
I.S.S. '48'49; Secretary-treasurer, Junior Class; May
Queen Court; Amanda Glenn Contest '47-'49, Second
Prize '49; "Night of January 16th" . . . Jack Floro,
Lebanon, A.B. History, University of Illinois '46; Sig-
ma Phi Delta '44; Kappa Chi '47; Public Affairs For-
um '47'48; I.S.S. '48; Assistant Editor McKendrean
'48; James Clav Dollev Award '48; Religion Assistant
'47-'48; Who's Who '48'49 . . . Alice Runkwitz
Dunn, Lebanon, A.B. Voice, Clio Sextette '23-'24;
Glee Club '24-'25; Illinois Weslevan University, Sum-
mer; Chorus '48-'49; Chapel Choir '48-'49; General
Chairman Homecoming '48; Clio, Treasurer '48; Clio
President '49; Student Faculty Council '48-'49 . . .
Samuel W. Simpson, Centerville Station, B.S.
1- fe v
Charles Francis - - - - Caseyville
James Marshall - Carlinville
William Togias - East St. Louis
Dona) Fisher / ebanon
Delmai koebel Lebanon
William Pitts Freeburg
Lowell Grissom Belleville
Ralph Harkins West Frankfort
George Meyer - - Kinmundy
Elvis Rosenberger ( 'entralia
Alfred Dalrymple Bridgeport
Donald Zimmerlee East St. I ouis
Eugene Scruggs DuQuoin
John Ditterline - - Lebanon
Richard Walton Vernon
Marion Ruth Trenton
Dean Eisenmayer Trenton
John Curtis --------- Ridgway
Donald Brown Sumner
Robert Berry Beaver (reck
Richard Ashal - - Lebanon
Nelson Bunnage Albion
Eugene Black Freeburg
Lavem Ballard Caseyville
Oliver Voelkel Belleville
Paul Beaty - - Centralia
Barbara Bailey Okawvillc
Ancel Arnold Alma
Mabel Cozart Harrisburg
Kenneth Young Sorento
Kenneth Austin Evansville
Arthur Werle East St. Louis
Marite Zareotf Trenton
James Weiss Shobonier
Roy Katayama --------- Unity
Alice Bollinger Millersville, Mo.
3 ttn i or s
Lust St. Louis
East St. Louis
William Gregory Lebanon
I ee Strain Collinsville
Joseph Harrelson Eldorado
Elizabeth Phillips Olney
Robert Reizer Caseyville
Dennis Ramsey - - - - Ellery
Kathryn Ruth Trenton
Harvey Ritchie Springfield
Newnam Thompson ------ Collinsville
Harold Oppitz - - - - - - Lebanon
Bill Russell ---------- Lebanon
Delores Nubv -------- Pocahontas
Monty Hull Champaign
Robert Egan East St. Louis
Pat Ladas -------- East St. Louis
Eugene McCormack - - - Harrisburg
Howard Hursey - - East St. Louis
Robert Steen ------- East St. Louis
Orville Schanz -------- Smithton
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I heodore Cox
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\\ ayne ( ity
- - Suletii
- - - New Baden
St. Louis, Mo.
i\ I'll caret Curtis -
Granite ( it)
Norwich, ( onn.
Ray Cox ---------- Lebanon
Zelma Britt Granite City
Eloise Barton OTallov
Virginia Smith - - - - Worden
Gerald Weiss - - Mwphysboro
Melvin Byrd - - Centralia
Leota Sheets -------- Granite City
Robert Sanders -------- Centralia
Allan Kean East St. Louis
Joyce Crews --------- Fairfield
Roy Baugh East St. Louis
Len Austin - - - - - - Collinsville
William Rhodes Granite City
Rose Ellen Townsend - - - Anna
Mary Cox ---------- Lebanon
Paul Purdy Joppa
Donald Widdows Granite City
Allied Crays Dieterich
Raymond Sackett East St. Louis
John Crutcher Millstadi
I [arvey Pitt Mascoutah
Janus Walker - - - - Madison
Gerald Warton Chicago
Lynn Lemons Mound City
Lodean Williams West Frankfort
Ronald Seibert Ashley
William Weber - - East St. I ouis
Brainard Miller Metropolis
Duane Richars Flora
Natalie Wooden Mi. Vernon
Helen O'Hara St. Louis, Mo.
Dorothy Lowe East St. Louis
Stanley Meador Vernon
Bettv Moore - Caseyville
Peggy Perkins - Lebanon
Carlos Kersh Ml. Vernon
Dorris Lagow - Lebanon
Ina Mitchell Ellery
Charles Orel - - Trenton
George Brown - Lebanon
Dean Cox ....... Lebanon
Conrad Allen - Wayne City
Hail to thee, our dear old McKenclree,
Mar we always loyal be;
It's a sons, of praise we'll raise to thee.
Alma Mater, dear old MC.
Mar we ever hold thee true and wise and right,
Honor Purple and the White,
And for Victory we'll always fight
Til we win for old McK.
A College mid plains is standing.
Standing there from olden days:
A pioneer of learning;
First in untrodden ways.
For service and Christian culture,
For efficiency she stands;
Her suns and daughters praise hei
With voices, hearts, and hands.
Hail to thee, our dear old McKendree,
\hn we always loyal be;
It's a song of praise we'll raise to thee,
Alma Mater, dear old Mc.
Ma) we ever hold thee true and wise and right,
Honor Purple and the White,
And for Victor) we'll always fight
Id we win for old McK.
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flf pi c^ C^.
James Hamilton Lester Dewhirst Robert Schubert Wi.liam Powell
Ronald Herrin Delores Crouch Ruth Althoff Marvin Rull
Leroy George William Chaney Melvin Rull Betty Brammeier
Donald Cassidy Samuel Carlton Edward Opperman Delmar Sample
Enduring and strong she stands there.
Stands upon our College Hill:
Tho' others may outnumber,
She holds the first place still.
For beauty, truth, and knowledge.
And for service without hound;
Then let us raise our voices
Until the plains resound.
students whose pictures do not uppvav
in this annual
1 larold Wisnewski
I larvey Hoover
Roberto 1 lcrnan
I larold Berrv
Don F. Brown
Arthur l lartman
Art ! lessler
Robert I lout
|n Ann Simpson
La Vem Smith
Dreams of A
JJttle Theater As
An Activities Center
FIRST ROW Heft to right! : L. Austin, D. Brown, D. Cox, J. Marshall, E. Bogard. SECOND ROW: F. Fink-
biner, T. Cox, R. Brown, E. McCormack, R. Sanders, D. Richars, J. Crutcher, P. Beaty, G. Brown. THIRD ROW.
W Krausz, H. Hursey, N. Austin, A. Dalrymple.
Plato, founded in 1849, is one of the most active
organizations on the campus. For the past one hun-
dred years, it has had a very colorful and eventful
history- It aims to advance the knowledge of literary
ideas, and to promote good fellowship among its mem-
bers. This, its centennial year, has been one ol the
best years in the organization's history.
In its one-hundred and twelfth year Philo con-
tinued as an outstanding organization. A number of
open sessions, as well as the Glenn McCormack ora-
torical contest, were the features of this year's activ-
ities. Philo, with the promotion of fellowship and
literary skill as its aim. looks forward to a bright
FIRST ROW (left to right! : B. Heinecke, N. Bunnage, F. Rutherman, G. Freiner, M. Byrd. SECOND ROW •
W. Rhodes, R. Townsend, H. Oppitz, J. Curtis, J. Kaufman, E. Rosenberger, R. Walton. THIRD ROW: R. Ka-
tayama, M. Katayama, C. Seng, D. Ramsey, M. Holmes, L. Lemons, D. Sample, D. Worlsy, S. Johnston,
B. Miller, H. Smith.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : D. Hinson, B. Gutekunst, A. Artsr, M. Cozart. SECOND ROW: J. Podesva,
Heinecke, R. Nelson, H. Hursey, M. Holmes, J. Floro, R. Walton, P. Ladas, R. Stesn, D. Brown.
mv kendrean staff
All finished for another year! This is the thought
that brings a look of contentment to the eyes of the
McKendrean staff. 1 he publishing of this yearbook
has seemed a nightmare to some, a lark to others,
but to all it has definitely been a challenge to ac-
complish something that at times seemed utterly im-
The only women's literary organization on the
campus, Clio, was founded in 1869. Clio aims to
develop in its members, through cultural and intel-
lectual training, a poise that will carry them through
any situation. Open sessions, including the annual
Sadie Hawkins Day open session and the Amanda
Glenn Declamation contest, are special highlights on
the Clionian calendar.
FIRST ROW (left to right)
ROW: Z. Britt, E. Phillips, E.
L. Beaty, D. Lagow.
R Townsend, D. Hinson, J. Smith, A. Dunn, A. Arter
3arton, J. Crews, D. Lowe, A. Bollinger, H. O'Hara, L.
M. Cozart. SECOND
Williams, I. Mitchell,
FIRST ROW Heft to right): Z. Britt, R. Townsend, H. O'Hara, D. Lowe,
ROW: E. Parks. J. Crews, R. Brown, W. Togios, R. Townsend, N. Austin, E
Ladas, R. Steen, N. Bunnage, D. Lagow.
. Mitchell, A. Arter. SECOND
Heinecke, D. Eisenmayer, P.
sigma tau delta
Enlarged bv the admission of new members, the
Iota Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta sponsored a
literary supplement to the McKendree Review. An-
other attempt to encourage creative writing on the
campus was made in the spring when a creative
writing workshop was sponsored by the society.
Sigma Zeta is a national honorary science society
whose purpose is to encourage scientific study and
to recognize students of high scholarship in the natu-
ral sciences and mathematics. The Beta Chapter at
McKendree College was organized in 1926. Officers
for the year were: R. Mason Holmes, president: Dr.
C. J. Stowell, recorder-treasurer.
FIRST ROW Heft to right i : H. Gutekunst, C. Stowell, M. Holmes, F. Fleming. SECOND ROW: R. Mc-
Cabe, R. Nelson, R. Egan, R. Walton, R. Reizer, B. Anderson, D. Fisher, A. Markarian.
FIRST ROW (left to right): I. Mitchell, P. Tedde
Katayama, M. Eller, M. Katayama, N. Bunnage.
E. Scruggs, D. Lagow. SECOND ROW: G. Meyer, R.
*. #•. a.
Organized in 1946 as a result of the merger of the
YMCA and the YWCA the Student Christian Asso-
ciation meets eaeh Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m.
1 he purpose of the organization is to promote Christ-
ian life among the students.
Kappa Chi is a national honorary society for the
purpose of enlisting members who are entering full-
time Christian work. The Eta Chapter of Kappa Chi
was organized in 1944 on the McKendree College
campus. Since the time of its organization the fellow-
ship has been active in sponsoring improvement pro-
jects. It has had charge of assembly and chapel pro-
grams as well as other religious activities of the college.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : G. Lagow, D. Nuby, N. Wooden, A. Richardson, J. Curtis, M. Eller, E. Cockrel,
D. Coston, A. Maze, L Sheets, R. Berry. SECOND ROW: N. Bunnage, E. Owen, E. Scruggs, R. Katayama,
C. Davis, E. Black, D. Zimmerlee, T. Cox, R. Seibert, H. Clark, J. Townsend, M. Katayama, M. Farmer,
J. Walker, M. Friesner, E. Stover. THIRD ROW: M. Byrd, G. Meyer, D. Sample, P. Brown, A. Dalrymple, R.
Lamb, C. Clark, A. Arnold.
FIRST ROW Heft to right). J. Podesvo, B. Gutekunst, A. Arter, P. Ladas. SECOND ROW: R. Nelson,
Heinecke, J. Floro, R. Hernandez.
I. .V. s.
The International Student Society, no longer an
infant, now holds a place or honor and distinction
among the older organizations on the campus. Since
its introduction six years ago, it has gone a long way,
through the efforts of its members, toward promoting
international good will and friendship between the
United States and foreign countries.
alpha psi omega
The Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega,
a national honorary fraternity, is on this campus to
encourage dramatics. It elects as members those who
distinguish themselves in college dramatics.
FIRST ROW (left to right): H. O'Horo, L. Beaty, L. Allison. SECOND ROW: J. Podesva, D. Eisenmayer,
FIRST ROW (left to right) : E. Donaldson, E. Parks, A. Dunn. SECOND ROW: M. Katayama, D. Sample,
M. Holmes, B. Miller, B. Heinecke.
student f acuity council public affairs forum
The Student-Faculty Council was organized in or-
der to provide an opportunity for discussion of interests
common to both the student body and the faculty.
It initiates and develops projects growing out of the
general college program. The council also serves as
a clearing house for problems, ideas, and promotion
of social and extra-curricular activities.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : J. Jennings, N. Oppitz,
Podesva, R. Lamb, B. Heinecke, J. Floro, D. Fisher, J.
The McKendree College Public Affairs Forum,
now in its second year on the campus, was organized
For the purpose of bringing speakers on important
current topics to the campus and promoting an interest
in international relations. The Forum is an accredited
member of the International Relations Clubs of Amer-
ica, and has been represented at the district meetings
at Lindenwood College and Webster College.
Mrs. Nell G. Oppitz, Dr. Meredith F. Eller, and
Prof. James W. Jennings are the faculty sponsors.
M. Eller. SECOND ROW: N. Bunnage, D. Brown, J.
Harrelson, M. Crouch, F. Rutherman, G. Lagow.
fit? I I i
Left to right: L. Hockett, J. Render, J. Simpson, E. Bsaty, J. Pownall, E. Crisp, E. Barton.
I he Women's Sextette is a group of young women
singers chosen from the Mekentlrec chorus. "I he pur-
pose of the sextette is to sing at school functions and
out of town programs where such an ensemble is
\ he Men's Quartette has in the past played an im-
portant part on the Mekendree campus. This year's
quartette was no exception and again fulfilled its
purpose of acquainting the public with McKendree
and its music department.
Left to right: M. Rull, C. Brothers, E. Childress, R. Seibert.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : A. Dunn, R. Althoff, J. Luman, B. Springer, J. Smith, E. Barton. SECOND
ROW: C. Brothers, M. Rull, O. Schanz, T. Cox, E. Childress, R. Seibert. SEATED: G. Freiner.
the chapel choir
ie Chapel Choir, composed of twelve voices under
capable leadership of Prof. Chester Bagg, fur-
id responsive and special music for the Friday
ing chapel services throughout the school year.
One of the most outstanding groups on the campus
is the chorus which meets thrice weekly under the
direction of Prof. Chester Bagg. An extensive season,
including the presentation of the Messiah at Christ-
mas and a concert tour in the spring in addition to
numerous appearances in the St. Louis area, was
carried through by the members of the group and
FIRST ROW (left to right) : L. Hockett, P. Tedder, J. Render, J. Luman, M. Stevens, A. Dunn, R. Alt-
hoff, B. Springer, J. Smith, D. Coston, E. Barton, D. Tanner, D. Hinson. SECOND ROW: M. Cox, P. Perkins,
D. Houseman, L. Williams, I. Mitchell, J. Simpson, M. Cozart, E. Beaty, J. Stein, E. Crisp, A. Richardson, L.
Beaty, J. Pownall, G. Freinsr. THIRD ROW: N. Bunnage, W. Rhodes, J. Curtis, R. Seibert, C. Brothers, L.
Dewhirst, T. Cox,' D. Ramsey, M. Phillips, E. Childress, E. Adams, C. Bagg. FOURTH ROW: O. Schanz, M.
Rull, J. Townsend, B. Miller, D. Sample, D. Cox, R. Brann, R. Baugh, G. Brown, L George, L. Smith.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : P. Perkins, E. Parks, E. Phillips, M. Cozart, P. Ladas. SECOND ROW: B. Hein-
ecke, M. Crowe, C. Francis, D. Sample, H. Hursey, O. Voelkel, R. Yarber, L. Albus, D. Eisenmayer, M.
Crouch, L. Ballard.
##i<- hendree review staff
I he McKendree Review, awarded the first prize for the best newspaper in Class
3 Division A in 1947-48, published Fifteen issues this year, eight of which were six
Visions of the editors tearing their hair over deadlines not met, compete with pleas-
ant memories of those rare times when everything went perfectly, 1 he Review Stall
is proud oi the progress made in the past, and is looking forward to future achievement
Elizabeth White Parks
Assistant Managing Editor
Assistant Feature Editor
Elizabeth White Parks
1 he reporters and feature writers were Peggy Perkins, Robert Yarber, Dean Eisen-
mayer, Laveme Ballard. Melvm Crouch, Elizabeth Phillips. Barbara Bailey. Oliver Voel-
kel, Charles Francis, J. Ditterline, and Howard Hursey.
Dreams of A New
Great enthusiasm was shown by six vivacious cheerleaders during the football and
basketball seasons under the capable leadership of Gene Scruggs.
Working with Gene were "Deena" Lee Tanner, "Pat" Tedder, "Mel" Britt, "Junie"
Render, and "Roving Reporter" Heinecke.
The time spent in preparation prior to each game was evidenced by the teamwork
shown among them.
The large attendance at the games and the cooperation with the cheerleaders helped
to make these seasons the greatest that McKendree has experienced in manv years.
The McKendree students proved their pep bv welcoming the victorious football team
at four o'clock in the morning. The great send-off by the band, cheerleaders, and students
which was given the squad when they left for Chillicothe prior to that victory will long
be remembered by all.
In the hearts of all will always remain a great "Hurrah" for our cheerleaders.
FIRST ROW: B. Heinecke, E. Scruggs. SECOND ROW: J. Render, Z. Britt, P. Tedder,
Kenneth Austin Evansville
Tackle - 190 lbs.
T hree letterman
Mason I lolmes East St. Louis
Center - 200 lbs.
First Team All-Conference
Roy Katayama Unity
Guard - 180 lbs.
I lonorable Mention All-Conference
Gene Briggs Granite City
Halfback - 170 lbs.
I hree letterman
Bill Nagel Lebanon
Quarterback - 168 lbs.
Dick Pittenger Vanda
Guard - 185 lbs.
1 hree letterman
Ehis Rosenberger Centralia
Halfback - 155 lbs.
Tackle - 195 lb
Tackle - 202 lbs
Ed Maddox West Frankfort
Fullback - 175 lbs.
Guard - 190 lbs.
Halfback - 155 lbs.
1 lonorable Mention All-Conference
End - 170 lbs
Guard - 180 lbs.
I lonorable Mention All-Conference
Paul Beatv Centralia
End - 170 lbs.
1 lonorable Mention All-Conference
Ray Sackett East St. Louis
End - 180 lbs.
Marino Garcia East St. Louis
Guard — 177 lbs.
Al Dalrymple Bridgeport
Tackle - 263 lbs.
Guard - 175 lbs.
Ron Herrin Bridgeport
Fullback - 185 lbs.
Calvin Vandiver Wood River
Quarterback — 160 lbs.
Harold Berry Roxan;
Halfback - 150 lbs.
Harold Davis Effingham
Halfback - 175 lbs.
End - 170 lbs.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : M. Garcia, K. Austin, M. Holmes, E. Rosenberger, J. Crutcher, M. Hull, R. Ka-
tayama P Beaty, E. Maddox, R. Pittenger, R. McCabe, C. Ord, W. Wright, G. Briggs, E. Schaefer, W. Nagel,
C Seng SECOND ROW: Coach Barclay, N. Austin, L. George, R. Hout, C. Vandiver, G. Warton, R. Bough,
D. Richars, R. Sackett, A. Dalrymple, R. Herrm, D. Sample, E. Stover, H. Berry, H. Davis, J. Dawson, R. Har-
kins, J. Curtis (manager), D. Brown (assistant manager).
I he "M" Club is an organization which has as its
purpose the promotion of good sportsmanship and
athletic Fellowship. The club has been active on the
campus and sponsored the festivities which accom-
panied the election and crowning of the football queen.
The club organized and supervised the intramural
basketball and Softball leagi
dents on the campus.
FIRST ROW (left to right) : R. McCabe, R. Katayama, V. Donaldson, E. Maddox, E. Rosenberger. SECOND ROW:
G. Briggs, J. Curtiss, H. Hursev, L. Lemons, W. Gregory, M. Holmes, R. Pittenger, D. Richars, J. Crutcher,
K. Austin. '
East St. Loins
Paul Beaty Centralia
6' 1" 168 lbs.
Honorary Captain Most Valuable Player
I larold Sheets
5' 1 I"
I ,ynn Lemons
Left to right: H. Sheets, E. Maddox, L. Lemons, P. Beaty, W. Gregory, M. Holmes, R. Harkins, E. Schaefer,
D. Richars, R. Hernn, R. Miller. Center: B. Mauzy.
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Blackburn - -
Belleville J. C.
Quincy - -
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Scott Air Base
Belleville J. C.
Ccntralia J. C.
Principia - -
Centra lia J. C.
FIRST ROW (left to right): H. Sheets, R. Miller, E. Maddox, M. Holmes, R. Harkins. SECOND ROW: P.
Beaty, D. Richars, E. Schaefer, L. Lemons, W. Gregory, R. Herrin. THIRD ROW: V. Donaldson, H. Zeeb, J.
Curtis, J. Hamilton, J. Crutcher, R. Obermiller, R. Pittenger, R. Packard. FOURTH ROW: G. Warton, B.
Mauzy, R. Barclay.
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FIRST ROW 'left to right): E. Phillips, D. Hinson, I. Mitchell, D. Lowe, R. Townsend, Z. Bntt. SECOND
ROW: B. Moore, D. Tanner, H. O'Hara, P. Perkins, L. Beaty, E. Beaty, H. Moore, E. Crisp, J. Crews, M.
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The Women's Athletic Association began with a
small representation, hut soon grew to a larger number.
I he purpose of this organization is to encourage
healthful living, goodwill, and fellowship among the
Among its many activities was an all-school skating
Letters are awarded lor participation in various ath-
letic activities. Manx girls earned letters which were
presented at the annual banquet held at the close ol
The roughest basketball team at Mckendree Col-
lege was organized and called the Kittycubs.
Under the capable leadership of Coach Klein-
schmidt the team played seven games, winning several.
The flashy speed of the forwards, and the determi-
nation of the guards, plus many practices, led to a
scrapping, victorious team.
With the experience that the underclass girls have
received this year, we are anticipating a perfect record
FIRST ROW: D.
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, D. Lowe
, H. Moore, D. Crouch, P. Per
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A Student's Dream
Of A Student Union
19411 hitmvviiming queen
Reigning over the Homecoming festivities of 1948 was Miss Helen O'Hara, a
lovely and gracious sophomore student at MeKendree. Escorted to the throne by Mason
Holmes, captain of the football team. Miss O'Hara was crowned queen by the retiring
queen of 1947, Miss Ella Ruth Jones. This ceremony on Friday evening, Noycmber 12,
officially opened the celebrations of the Homecoming weekend.
An active member of many ol the organizations on the campus, including the Ch
onian Literary Society, Alpha Psi Omega, Sigma Tau Delta and the Women's Athletu
Association, Miss O'Hara was also secretary-treasurer of the sophomore class.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Bonfire, Snake Dance, 8:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Hobo Day, 7:40 a.m.
Hobo Day Convention 1 1 :20 a.m.
Crowning of the Homecoming Queen, 8:00 p.m.
Formal Freshman Program, 8:15 p.m.
Open House, Carnegie and Clark Hall, 9:15 p.
Reception in Clark Hall, 9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Football Game, McKendree vs. Eureka, 2:00 p.
Football recognition-Alumni Banquet, 6:00 p.rr
Homecoming Plays, 8:15 p.m.
MISS LOUISE BEATY
iiliU may quvvn
Reigning over the Maytime Festivities this year of 1944, Miss Louise Beaty, was
crowned queen by her Maid of Honor, Mrs. Mary Ruth Sleeper.
During her years here on the Old Hill, Louise has been an active member of many
organizations on the campus. Included in these organizations are Alpha Psi Omega, Clio,
and the W.A.A.
Miss Beaty, who was president of Clark Hal) during the First semester, also bad one
of the lead parts as "Karen" in the performance of the play production class "The Nighf
of January 16th."
senior chapel program
Organ Prelude Glenn Freiner
Invocation - Masaichi Katayama
Scripture Lesson Herbert Clark
Vocal Solo Glenn Freiner
Class History --------- Dorothy Hinson
Piano Solo - - - Mary Ruth Sleeper
Class Will ---------- - - Louise Beaty
Vocal Solo J can Smith
Class Prophecy Leslie Alhus
Piano Solo - - Alil -' L ' Dunn
Presentation of Gavel Mason Holmes
Response Gene Bri 8^
Presentation of Gift Victor Donaldson
Benediction Marion Farmer
Postlude --------- Glenn Freiner
( /,„„-„„„, Masaichi Katayama
Invocation Harr Y Smith
Miisia ---------------- Men's Quartet
Remarks Prof. Earl Dawes
Presentation of Tree ------------ Robert Lamb
Response - - - Dr. Carl C. Bracy
Left to right: M. Katayama, G. Freiner, L. Beaty, M. Holmes, J. Floro.
We are justly proud to add to the list of distinguished students in "Who's Who"
the names of five outstanding McKendreans. Not only have they shown themselves to
be exeeptional students in their particular fields of endeavor, hut they have proved
to rank high in citizenship, extra-curricular activities, and leadership. Their lives and
services are evidence that a future of constructive living lies ahead ol them.
"Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges" is a standard
directory and index of information containing biographies of distinguished students through
out America. The students are selected from approximately six hundred colleges and
universities in the United States and Canada.
Maxine Ball Litchfield, Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Pfeffer Lebanon, Illinois
F. A. Behymer Lebanon, Illinois
T. B. Sowers Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Ruth Koerber Ra >'' Arizona
II. P. Barnes I Iarrisburg, Illinois
Gehl Devore Westmont, Illinois
Man Ellen Glotfelty Ra Y> Arizonl
Jean Hams Evanston, Illinois
E. C. Phillips Flo ™< Illinois
O. F. Whitloek - " Harrisburg, Illinois
H. G. Hurley - - - Lebanon, Illinois
Peter Notaras DuQuoin, Illinois
Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Weber Upland, California
Warren Clark St. Louis, Missouri
David Brink Freeburg, Illinois
Ralph Grote Ro Y al > Iowa
William D. Sanders - Crossville, Illinois
Ralph and Helen Whitson Caseyville, Illinois
Elizabeth Crisp University City, Missouri
Frances Eckert O'Fallon, Illinois
Dr. R. C. Berry Livingston, Illinois
Dorothy Faulkner Vandalia, Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. Newell Davis Nashville, Tennessee
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dannenbrink State College, Pennsvlvania
Grant Hartman Freeburg, Illinois
Dr. Frank Harris Lebanon. Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hursey East St. Louis, Illinois
Miss Helen June Hursey East St. Louis, Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. C. Howard Hursey East St. Louis, Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Werle East St. Louis, Illinois
L. B. Winter ----- ' Batavia, Illinois
Margaret Harshbarger Fairfield, Illinois
N. C. Henderson Lawrenceville, Illinois
Lewis Winterrowd Lebanon, Illinois
Clyde Funkhouser Caseyville. Illinois
Laverne Book Carlyle, Illinois
McKendree this past year revived the traditional Homecoming and Spring
plays. Three one act plays were presented to climax the Homecoming
•WHO GETS THE CAR TONIGHT?"
Mr. Jones, the rather Nelson Bunnage
Mrs. Jones, the mother Patti Ann Ensley
Paul Jones, the son David Davis
Mary Jones, the daughter Dinah Tannei
Jack, her boy friend Lester Dewhirsl
"WHICH IS THE WAY TO BOSTON?"
John Harvey, a retired New England farmer Edward Adams
Martha Harvey, his wife - June Rendei
Chris Harvey, his nephew James Townsend
Mary Harvey, Chris's wife ------ - - - Zeh>ia Britt
"CURSE YOU, JACK DAI ION''
Mrs. Donna Dalton, an aristocratic matron Lois Hockett
Eloise Dalton, her daughter Margaret Curtis
Jack Dalton, our manly hero - - - Edward B. Opperniaini
Anna Alvarado, who has a heart of granite Bernadine Springer
Egbert Van Horn, a deep-eyed villain - - - Joseph D. Dickerson
Bertha Blair, poor but honest Betty Brammeiei
Richard Blair, her brother La Verne Ballard
THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 16111'
District Attorney Flint
Defense Attorney Stevens
Clerk of Court
Dr. Kirkland Stanley Johnston
Mrs. John Hutchins Lois Hockett
I Iomer Van Fleet - - -
Nancy Lee Faulkner
John Graham Whitfield
Jane Chandler Patricia Ensley
Sigurd Jungquist Roy Bough
Larry Regan Burnett Heinecke
Roberta Van Rensselaer Peggy Perkins
Court Stenographer Dinah I anna
The Spring play
This Too Was Once
Only A Dream
class of '1U
I he first group ol freshmen to enter school in peacetime was the group oi 1945.
World \\ ar II had ended and we were launching into a new era. We were all eager for
a college education combined with a little tun to make our studying a little mure in-
teresting. With our coming, a new president. Dr. C. C. Bracy, came.
We began our social lite with the "Y" mixer which proved to be quite a success,
although there were several who had sore arms from shaking hands.
Let us turn the pages ol' our memory book to the night of October 8, 1945 at the
stroke of midnight. The freshman class successfully and tactfully accomplished the tra-
ditional feat of ringing the famous old chapel bell. This was accomplished in spite of
guards posted behind each tree, and one freshman captured as a hostage.
You ask about the Homecoming? Of course, we participated. We presented our
beautiful freshman program in honor of a member of our class, Tanelle Klcinschmidt,
who was queen. The next day. Shurtleff and McKendrce played the Homecoming basket-
ball game which McKendree won in the last five seconds by a free throw made by I omim
Lusch, a member ol our class.
During this year, there are many memories for the students to recall, such as Virginia
Drennan's "Oh, no!" as she toppled off her chair and the platform during the presentation
of the Messiah.
We had our regular trips uptown for irregular meals. We were initiated into bull
sessions, and many other traditions of college life.
Our class has done its bit to feed the students, the hordes of "Instituters" who swarm
over our campus, and the preachers who regularly leave their parishes behind and, relaxing,
become boys again. We have furnished waitresses, cooks, and many dish-room workers to
add to the chaos in the kitchen.
Our second year at McKendree saw an increase in our ranks. With more students
came more activities, such as the trip to the Showboat, "The Golden Rod", in St. Louis.
We revived Hobo Day with George Troutt reigning as the King of the Hoboes timing
his next two years.
Will the organ ever be the same after Little Joe fell into it. breaking one of the
pipes? Ibis year again our choice for Homecoming Queen, Doris Phillips Brown, won
I here were not many ol us left to begin our junior year, but we managed to forge
ahead. The college chorus once more began presenting concerts at churches in Southern
Illinois, lo add to the daily concert trips a ten day tour of Southern Illinois churches
was suggested and accomplished. This tour was to help the Million Dollar Campaign
toward its goal.
The junior class, as tradition has it, presented the senior class with a banquet the
evening of May Day.
Now we are seniors and. looking back, we see the years slipping bv as the sand in
. 1 1 o .
an hour glass.
The improvements at the college have been many. We have seen the re-
decorating of the reception halls in both dormitories, Clark and Carnegie Halls; the
complete renovation of the dining hall. Pearsons Hall; the cleaning up of Benson Wood
Library; the redecorating of the Chapel. In time we hope all of the buildings on the
campus may be redecorated, and the new proposed buildings erected to make McKendree
a bigger and better college.
Our class has been the first graduating class since 1942 to witness a victor) on the
football field. Our team won from Chillicothe and when the players returned to the
campus at lour o'clock in the morning they were met and greeted by the college hand,
cheerleaders, and .ill students present that week-end. There was a feed and eel
ebration in the dining hall.
On leaf-raking day, an astonished young fellow. Dewey Richars, was carried b\
force I rean his snug bed and dumped into a huge pile of leaves bv some fellows who
didn't believe in sleeping late on that memorable day.
Our class officers for the senior year were: Mason Holmes, president; Kenneth
Walters, vice-president; Dorothy Llinson, secretary-treasurer.
As we look back on our journey through McKendree. these and many more mem-
ories crowd into our minds. As we venture forth into the future, we hone that the
years will be as eventful, interesting, and well spent as those here at McKendree.
vhiss of *50
With only a year to complete before graduation, we have come to realize fully
the responsibility of our positions. The rank of seniorship and of authority has been
justly earned by our group.
Many of our original group have left us— proceeded to higher education more rap-
idly. We do claim the distinction of having a few members with the diligence to remain
throughout the tribulations as well as the joyous happenings.
We are completely realistic in our outlook for the future as we are in the view
of the past. Our accomplishments have not been outstanding, but we have matured into
seniorship with a record as rich as any previous junior class.
As freshmen, we rang the chapel bell and were very proud to be victorious in that
age old tradition. When we were sophomores our pride was inflated just a bit more
when Ella, our candidate, was chosen Queen.
We have no doubt as to our new position. The previous three years experience
will be added to the varied abilities of the group to bring prestige and renown to our
elans of 9 5t
Time has a way of escaping us. Our second year at McKendree fled by us faster
than the first, if possible. As 'gay voung sophomores' we etched new memories into the
sands of time.
Our class was not as strong in membership as it had been the previous year; but
among .those who remained and those we gained, the bonds of friendship strengthened.
Our members took part in all campus activities, sports, societies, and dramatics.
The highlight of the year was the election of our candidate, Helen O'Hara, as
football queen. "Dewey's Ride" now replaces that of Paul Revere in our minds and the
barbershop melody of "Sweet Helen O'Hara" climaxed our campaign. The queen reigned
over one of the finest Homecomings the school has seen.
The halfway point has been reached in our stay at McKendree. We have had a
great many wonderful days here and are looking forward to many more. With hopes
of the past and the promise of the future we shall continue our higher education.
class of 9 52
When the class of '52 set foot on the Old Hill, new life was added to the college.
The freshman class has, by its scholastic records and participation in campus organiza-
tions and sports, proved to be outstanding.
For days the "talk" of the campus was the secluded picnic (minus all upperclassmen,
by the way) which we held. By successfully evading the upper classes and returning
to the campus victorious, we proved our mentality did not correlate with our green hats.
The tolling of the old chapel bell announced a successful climax to our party.
Another highlight of the year was the Formal Freshman Program held in the chapel
at Homecoming time. The plaudits of the audience revealed their appreciation and ap-
proval of the talent displayed in our program. In the coronation of the Queen, which
preceded the formal program. Miss Ruth Althoff, first maid of honor, represented the
Another item worthy of mention is that a number of freshmen are members of the
college chorus. In the presentation of Handel's Messiah, Ruth Althoff was one of the
leading vocal soloists. Miss June Render, another freshman, presented a superb inter-
pretation of the Pastoral Symphony on the violin.
Like all underclassmen, we are looking to the future with great enthusiasm, antici-
pating the day when we will occupy the seats of the mighty upperclassmen.
I he little town of Lebanon, Illinois, goes along day bv day Following very nearly the
same old routine. The same familiar ears are parked along the main street, the same Faces
are seen here and there and— but wait!— say, isn't that a stranger over there standing in
front of Doe's?— and look over there, across the street,— yes, sir, two more coming out or
Bill's. Well, say, they're just everywhere— people we've never seen before! What has hap-
pened? Have we been invaded? Then it comes to us— of course, we've been invaded— it's
the first of September and these are McKendree College freshmen. However, if we look a
little further, we see that all faces are not strange. Some are slightly familiar. Oh, yes,
they were here last year. They're back as sophomores and juniors. Will you look at that
proud gentleman?— Of course he's a SENIOR!
The school term at McKendree starts with the usual, faculty meetings, freshman orien-
tation, registration, and organization of classes. When classes start it's the same old story,
rreshmen in the 7:40 classes, the upperclassmen in those which meet later.
After all this come the important things, social events! First, "Comes a pause in the
day's occupation that is known as the woman's hour." Here they come— it's defintely one
of the most unglamorous conglomerations ever seen for they're all be-decked in pajamas,
face cream, and hair pins. However, when the whole thing is over each girl goes back
to her room knowing more about the school and dorm life. Then, bang! Those poor fresh-
man girls are dragged out of the dorm in the middle of the night and what rough treat-
ment thev get! For further details on this subject ask any of the gals.
Freshman impromptu is next and you may believe us when we say it really brought
out hidden talents. Thank goodness they had enough sense to hide them!
Events such as the "all school get-together" and the president's reception will Forevei
hold fond memories for some.
A new constitution was the next project to emerge and it held such clauses as the
"freshies" wearing green beanies, how they must be ever so careful not to walk on the
grass or Centennial Walk, and how the green hats must be tipped to the upperclassmen.
Onlv one thought is predominant in the freshmen minds "Wait 'till next year!"
Here comes October, which is filled with oh, so mam events. "College Haze." the well
known movie, directed and produced bv Brainard Miller, is made famous. A hay-ride
comes along to end all hay-rides, and those incomparable freshmen pull one of the most
amazing bell-ringing fetes ever seen bv McKendree. Since the rope was detached from
the bell, a few freshmen muscle-men climbed to the belfry and triumphantly ended the
freshmen picnic. Last, but not least, McKendree wins the first football game since 1941.
WE DEFEAT CHILL1COTHE! ! ! !
November breaks forth in all its splendor and the greatest event of the season is about
to take place. November brings Homecoming— with the banquet, hobo daw sack lunch
football game, and the crowning of a Football Queen. This year it is a lovely sophomore
who leads I Iomecoming festivities. She is honored guest at the football game and reigns
over the banquet, where we all honor both her and our fine football team who, although
the game was lost, played a wonderful game for the school and their queen.
The month draws to a halt as Thanksgiving holidays come along and are greeted with
the usual enthusiasm.
Next is December with the start of the basketball season, rehearsal of the Messiah and
the gala atmosphere of Christmas. Soon all the school festivities are over and it is again
time to leave McKendree and trudge homeward for the holidays.
January brings with it, not only a New Year, but, perish the thought— EXAMS!
Everyone intended to study over the holidays, but just didn't get around to it. Conse-
quently, the midnight oil burns for nights and nights. After it's all over and to the surprise
of many, we find that all survived.
January of 1949 also will live in our memories as the month the dearly beloved Owl
passed away, rest his inquisitive soul.
February passes in a hurry with play practice, studying, and those inevitable nine to
ten dates. Heart Sister Week and the end of the basketball season took place this month.
Talent blooms on the Old Hill in March as the most brilliant play of the season is
presented. In March, also, the "Communications Workshop" comes into being providing
us with something different on the educational side. March affords one more important
attraction when our well known chorus goes on tour and they are greeted with enthusiasm
at every stop. The first public music recital of the year was presented during this month.
April starts us on the right foot with the presentation of this year's dynamic stunt show.
Next comes another welcomed feature, Easter vacation, our last vacation until the end
High School Day comes along and, as usual, it proves interesting, especially for the
unattached on the campus.
But here we are it's May and we finally realize how close we are to the end. The May
Day and Senior Day activities are the first events to be held on the newly green clad
campus. Then exams, baccalaureate, alumni dinner, and, finally, Commencement with
all its glory.
As we leave dear old McKendree it seems that she lifts a leafy branch to brush away
a tear. The breezes cause her to sigh a sigh of pride— the pride she shows in her achieve-
ment of her newly made graduates. But the sigh is one of relief, too, as she settles down
comfortably for her short summer rest in the serenity of the Hill.
Carl C. Bracy
Lewis Van Winkle
Gertrude C. Bos
Elizabeth White Parks
Meredith F. Eller
Bertha W. Gutekunst
Helmut C. Gutekunst
Darrell D. Sample
John R. Curtis, Jr.
Marvin L. Crowe
O. M. Voelkel
Dede Ann Shull
R. C. Sayre
Edward L. Woods
Patti Ann Ensley
1 larold Davis
Mary Etta Hertenstein
Harold I lertenstein
Mrs. Carl Brock
J. W. A. Kinison
Dan \ lertenstein
J. M. Ditterline. Jr.
Margaret Ann Curtis
Ina Lee Mitchell
Durothv 1 linson
Ralph 1 larkins
1). J. Zimmerlee
William W. Rhodes
Robert E. Gates
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BOYS' AND MENS' APPAREL
Union Clothing Co.
138-40 Collinsville Avenue
EAST ST. LOUIS, ILLINOIS
L. Allen & Sons
COMPLETE OUTFITTERS FOR
MEN, WOMEN and CHILDREN
Daily Capacity, 600 Barrels
Elevator Capacity, 200,000 Bushels
Pfeffer Milling Company
MAR'S PATENT HARD WINTER WHEAT FLOUfl
FLUFFY RUFFLES SELF-RISING FLOUR
LEBANON BELLE CAKE FLOUR
LUMBER and BUILDING MATERIALS
Cleaning and Dyeing
CLEANING BY THE
225 West First Street Phone 33
To McKendree College . . .
MAY IT EVER GROW
First National Bank
Member of the Federal Deposi
Klein's Clothing and
CLOTHING FOR EVERY MEMBER
OF THE FAMILY
117 West St. Louis Street
MR. AND MRS. LEON H. CHURCH
Joe Brewer Jack Webb
MEN'S — BOYS' CLOTHING
"If It's NEW, We Have It"
DAN A. & A. J. THROOP, Mgrs. • PRINTING SERVICE SINCE 1 904
"Talent to Originate
. . . Skill to Produce"
EAST ST. LOUIS, ILLINOIS
Broadway at Third Phone East 4204
A Most Pleasant Welcome
Awaits You at All Times at
For Good Fountain Service
GIFTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS
Music and Gift Shop
215-217 West St. Louis Street
ST. LOUIS DAIRY CO.
Established 80 Years Ago to
Promote Better Health
In the Community We Serve
Serving McKendree College With
GRADE "A" DAIRY PRODUCTS
'From the World's Finest Dairy Plant"
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Phone Belleville 2480
"The Store of Service"
GROCERIES . . . DRY GOODS
HARDWARE . . . SHOES
COLLEGE SUPPLIES AND
Try Our Soda Fountain
We Serve DeLuxe Ice Cream
and Toasted Sandwiches
Lebanon Drug Co.
O. C. FRESHOUR, R. Ph.
FRESH and SMOKED
The Quality Store
5c to $1.00 Store
Furniture and Undertaking
Belle's Beauty Shop
Complete Beauty Service
FOX and KARCH
The Lebanon Shaving Parlor
Freeman W. Wolfe
COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO.
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