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PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENTS
DR. CLARK ROLLAND YOST
DEDICATION . . .
The past scholastic year saw the advent of
a new president to McKendree. The first
year of this new president's regime will
doubtless be associated with the McKen-
dree Forward Movement, in its Cultural,
Spiritual, and Financial aspects. It is to
this new president, Clark R. Yost, a Chris-
tian gentleman, that this book is sincerely
There are so many incidents in our daily
life on "the Hill" that much of the charm
of this year will be ours in memories alone.
The McKENDREAN has endeavored to
catch some of the richness of our privileges
and friendships, a few of the joys and per-
haps sorrows, possibly worries and even dis-
appointments. Should these pages bring
you some satisfaction as you read them and
aid you in recalling pleasant memories, we
shall feel that our task will not have been in
vain. It is to this end that we, the Staff,
present this, the 1936 McKENDREAN.
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 sons and daughters praise her
With voices, hearts, and hands.
Hail to thee, our dear old McKendree,
May we always loyal be;
It's a song of praise well raise to thee,
Alma Mater, dear old Mc.
May 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.
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 bound;
Then let us raise our voices
Until the plains resound.
LATCHIE MYRICK (Mrs. St. Clare Flint)
and ELIZABETH WILKINSON (Mrs. Don Gerking).
A scene that will recall the cloister, the classroom, the chapel, and the
Within these sacred walls we
At will with shining souls and
Of every age — the light unto
our feet —
Who live in these, their
A hall in which to study, a
hall in which to worship, and
a hall in which to live.
Since pioneer days in the Middle West,
many have sat at the feet of the Learned
Ones to imbibe their wisdom. Not long
now and We, who are so much concerned
with "Us", shall bo as They — feet, echoina
silently down the corridors of Old Main.
Just a picture of light and shadow where one may loiter and be sheltered
from the sun; or perhaps a place to linger when the moon filters through
the branches, where one may charm or be charmed.
W I U.I AM C. WALTON,
Ph. Ii.. Ii. H.
Philosophy and ReUgioi
JAMES C. DOLLEY,
Latin ."-ml Greek
REINHOLD B. IIHIIX. A.M.
LEWIS K. OPFITZ, Ph.D.
AILEEN SPENCER, B.A.
KDW1N R. SPKXCI
ALLEEN \\ I
CIIRIST< UMIKR I. I'.ittxkr,
OI.IYKR II. KI.EIXSCHMIDT,
Piano, Organ, Theory
LILLIAN L. STECKMAN, Ph.D.
I'liHA M. THOMAS, B.S.
MRS. BLANCHE HERTENSTEIN
Matron of Carnegie Hall
MRS. LINDA B. WHITTINGTON
Dean of Women
CLIFFORD HERTENSTEIN, B.S.
THE ADMINISTRATION .
EDWIN P. BAKER
B.A., A.M., L.L.D.
CLARK R. YOST
ETHEL R. FULLER
'And he must go who's lived so few short springs —
Just eighteen Aprils since his wide gray eyes
First mirrored lilacs and blue butterflies —
I did not know til now how swift the wings
Of time! The full sweet years, where have they flown?
Each minute of the day filled to the brim
With plans, with hopes, with dreams alone for him!
My little boy, who suddenly is grown.
And he must go . . . for this, have mothers borne
Tall splendid sons from immemorial days —
To say God-speed some early autumn morn,
To stand aside and let them go their ways.
And if I weep to see my lad depart,
It is from pride, not from a breaking heart."
THE COLLEGE STUDENT . . .
(With profuse apologies to Mr. Rudyard Kipling]
T. D. A. COCKERELL
"Vacation's here, an' I return
To Pokerville, but not the same;
Things 'ave transpired which made me learn
The size and meanin' of the game.
I did no more than others did,
I don't know when the change began;
I started as an average kid,
I finished as a thinkin' man.
If college was what college seems,
An' not the college of our dreams,
But only yells an' jazz an' paint,
'Ow quick we'd drop 'er — But she ain't!"
— School and Society.
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Of >«*,, -^ 'CO*u 4&t cJu JU^t. GLaam."
MARY LOUISE DIECKMANN, A.B.
Sigma Zeta; Beta Alpha Mu.
WILLIAM P. EATON, B.S.
Sigma Zeta; Philo: Football '33, 34. 35; Glee Club
'33, '34, '35, '36; "M" Club; Nature Club; "Mar-
tha," "The Marriage of Nannette."
CARLEK S. LOWRY, A.B.
Raynham, North Carolina
I'iiilo: Out-State Club '35, '36; Nature Club; Little
Theatre, Band '35, '36; Review Staff '36; "The
Man in the Bowler Hat."
HYLLIS E. BURGE. A.B.
East St. Louis
'hi Lambda Tan, Vice-Pres. '36; Glee Club Pres
15; Clio; Y.W.C.A. Cabinet '33; Debate '33;
unior Class, Sec.-'Treas. ; "Dust of The Road;"
CATHERINE A. GILKISON, A.B.
ida Tau; Glee Club '33', '34,' '35, '36; Quar-
35, '36; Clio; French Club; Y.W.C.A. Cab-
RANZ El AVAR I) HOHN, B.S.
Sigma Tau Delta; Philo; Little Theatre; Glee
Club '36; McKendrean Staff '36; Press Club;
"The Green Emerald:" "Thy Will;" "Little
Women:" "We Fight Again."
(ORO'THY MAY SCHMEDAKE, A.B.
Ai/i>. IIKA, *AT
Alpha I'm Omega, Vice-Pres. '35, Sec. '36; Pi
Kappa Delta. Vice-Pres. '35, Sec. '3d; Phi Lamb-
da Tau. Sec-Treas. '35; Clio; Sophomore Class
Sec: Y.W.C.A. Cabinet '34, '35, '36; McKendrean
Staff '35; Clark Hall. Pres. '36; French Club;
"Child-en of the Moon;" "Birds Christmas Carol;"
"We Fight Again."
GLADYS M. BRADFORD, A.B.
Itta Bena, Mississippi
Sigma Tan Delta, Sec.
ess Club '34, '35;
LOWELL J. PENNELL,
Last St. Louis
Economics and Histor
WILLIAM DEAN SANDERS, A.B.
Sigma Tau Delta; Bachelors, Treas. '34, Vice-Pres.
'35, Pres. '36: Philo; Y.M.C.A.. Cabinet '34;
Editor Freshman Handbook '33. '35; Press Club
'33, '34, '35; Review Editor '34; McKendrean
Staff '34, '36; Tunior Class Pres.: Carnegie Hall
Pres. '36; Student Ass'n. Pres. '36; "M" Club.
Sec.-Treas. '36; Track '34, '35, Capt. '36.
MARY MARGARET CARSON, B.M.
Alpha Psi Omega: Clio: Nature Club: Y.W.C.A.
Cabinet '35, '36; Glee Club '33, '34, '35, '36, Sec.-
Treas. '36; Hand \U. '34. '35, Director '36; Or-
chestra '33, '34, Director '36; Little Theatre;
French Club: W.A.A. '34, '35, '36; "Hedda Gab-
ler"; "Evening Dress Indispensable"; "The Mar-
riage of Nannette"; "The Taming of the Shrew,"
Business Manager; "Little Women," Stage Man-
ager; "The First Dress Suit."
MARTA H. RUSSELL, B.M.
East St. Louis
Ph. Lambda Tau; Clio; Nature Club; Glee Club
'34, "35, '36, Sec. '35; "Marriage of Nannette."
EMIL F. FRECH, B.S.
Sigma Zeta; Band '32, '33; Orchestra '33, 'M.
HAROLD A. STOUT, A.B.
MARY TENNEV KNA1T,
East St. Louis
Sigma Zeta; Phi Lambda Tau, Pres. '36; Cli
McKendrean Staff '36; Glee Club '34. '35, Vic
Pres. '35; Y.W.C.A. Cabinet '35, Vice-Pres. '3
Nature Club '33, '34, '35, Pres. '35.
ATI. E; MAUC1
Bachelor Pres. '35; "M" Club; French Cluh;
Nature Club; Student Ass'n. Vice-Pres. '35;
Sophomore Class Pres.: Senior Class Pres. ; Foot-
ball '33. '34, '35; "Children of the Moon."
'A LOU CRALLK, U.S.
Sigma Zeta, Vice-Master Scientist '36; Clio;
V.W.C.A. Cabinet '34, '35, IVes. '36; Nature Club;
Senior Class Sec.-Treas.; Clark Hall Sec.-Treas.
'3i,\ Student Ass'n. Sec.-Treas. '35; May Queen
MARTHA E. MOWE, A.
Beta Alpha Mu Vice-Pres. '35, Pres. '35 ; Y.W.C.A.
Cabinet '34; Band '32, '33; Orchestra '32, '33;
W.A.A. "34, '35, '36.
JOHN H. RAUTH, A.B.
Bachelors, Vice-I'res. '36: Football '33, '34, '35;
Basketball '3b; Plato: "M" Club, Pres. '36; Na-
ture Club; Carnegie Hall Pres. '35.
KENNETH L. WILSON, A.B.
Alpha Mu Omega Vice-Pres. '35, Pres. '36; Foot-
ball '32, '33, '34, '35. Capt. '34; Most Valuable to
Team '34, '35; All-State Halfback '33, '34, '35;
Honorable Mention "Lttle American" Team '34;
Most Outstanding Athlete in State '35; Basketball
'33. '34. '35, '36, Capt. '36; Track '35; Tennis '35;
"M" Cluh, Sec.-Treas. '34, Vice-Pres. '35; Y. M.
C. A. Cabinet '35, '36; Student Ass'n.; Who's
Who in American Colleges and Universities;
"Children of the Moon."
SAUKL C. SMITH,
Pan. Vice-Pres. '35. Pres. '36;
el '34: Glee Club '33. '34, '35,
34; Girls' Quartet '34. '35, '36;
'36: Clio: French Club: Accom-
•e Club '35, '36; "Martha"; "Mar-
CARL F. KOCH, B.S.
Scient : st '35;
MARJORIE A. BINDER, A.B.
French Club. Rec.-Sec. '35.
Club; Out-State Club, Sec.-T
HOWARD W. LARSH, A.B.
East St. Louis
Alpha Mu Omeua. Sec.-Treas. '33, Pres. '34,
Pres. 35; Football '32, '33. '34, '35. Capt.
All-Conference Guard '35; Honorable Mentio
•34; V.M.C.A. Cabinet '34. '36; ('.la- Clul
Senior Class, Vice-Pres; Student Ass'n.
CARL C. BRACY, A.I!.
IIKA. .\^o 2TA, SBP
Pi Kapj.a Delta, Pres. '36: Alpha Psi Omega, Vice-
Pres. '36; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Beta Rho,
Pres. '36; Student Ass'n. Pres. '35; Little The-
atre '35; Y.M.C.A.. Pres. '36; Glee Club, Pres.
'36: I'iiilo; Editor McKendrean '36; McKcndrean
Staff '35; Second Place Dorris Oratorical Contest
'35; Who's Who in American Colleges and Uni-
versities; "The Green Emerald"; "The Marriage
of Xannette"; "Shawneewis" ; "Dust of the
Road"; "Enter Madame."
FLORENXI-: 1!. ZAHNOW, A.B.
East St. Louis
IIKA STA, $AT
LOUISE O. WlftTKIifattCv
Louisvdle \ /* M,
Latin, English ^J ^
Beta Alpha Mi/7ScZ?r#* '3$ Un^lrflArf^.
"The Man in U ]f$-\l¥H^ ^
CLYDE L. MELTON, B.S.
MARTHA R. HINKEL, A.B.
French Club; Clio; Little Theatre; W.A.A. '36.
E. St. Louis
RALPH E. WHITSON
E. St. Louis
JOHN PAUL SAMPSON
Pembroke, North Carolina
E. St. Louis
E. St. Louis
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MARY ETTA REED
E. St. Louis
MARY JO BYRNE
WALTER B. PRUETT
MARY BLANCHE WOLFE
EVELYN E. ELLIS
GWENDOLYN JO YOST
St. Louis, Missouri
E. St. Louis
JACKIE MAE KELLY
STUDENTS WHOSE PICTURES CO NOT APPEAR II* THE ANNUAL
Clara Frances B
Mrs. P. D. Waldorf
President Ralph Whitson
Vice-President Wallace Blackburn
Secretary-Treasurer Velma Hamilton
President Roger Zeller
Vice-President Charles Hortin
Secretary Martha McClain
President John Larsh
Vice-President Malcom Randall
Secretary-Treasurer Sally Heely
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PI KAPPA DELTA
The Illinois Theta chapter represents our campus in Pi Kappa Delta, the largest
national forensic fraternity in the country. This organization has an active chapter
roll of one hundred thirty-eight chapters in thirty-four states. The Illinois Theta chap-
ter, formerly a member of the Missouri Province, has transferred its membership to
the Illinois Province.
The chief aims of the organization are "the stimulation of progress in, and the
promotion of the interests of intercollegiate oratory, debate and public speaking by
encouraging a spirit of intercollegiate fellowship." Deserving candidates are rewarded
by badges of distinction, varied and graduated according to merit and achievement.
The delegates of the local chapters to the biennial national conventions elect a
National Council, which acts as the governing body of the organization. Each chapter
is required to be represented in at least every other national convention. This year's
national convention is being held at Hous+on, Texas.
In carrying out its aims, Pi Kappa Delta sponsored intercollegiate debates with
Carbondale Teachers' College, The Principia, Greenville, Shurtleff, and Blackburn Col-
leges, Concordia Seminary, and St. Louis University. The question debated was the
national Pi Kappa Delta one, Resolved: "That Congress should have the power to over-
ride by a two-thirds majority vote, decisions of the Supreme Court declaring laws
passed by Congress unconstitutional."
Those eligible for membership included: Miss Thomas (honorary), Mary Etta Reed,
Elizabeth McGary, John Oppitz, Roy Griebel, Harold Hertenstein and Harry Walker.
The annual social atfair was held in the spring.
President Carl Bracy
Vice-President Kenneth Brown
Secretary-Treasurer. . .Dorothy Schmedake
ALPHA PSI OMEGA
President Catherine Gilkison
Vice-President Carl Bracy
Secretary-Treasurer. Dorothy Schmedalce
Alpha Psi Omega, National honorary dramatic fraternity, is the goal of every
college student interested in dramatic work. The Alpha Theta Cast, established in
1927, recognizes all those who have shown outstanding ability in the dramatic pro-
ductions of the college.
The point system is used to determine eligible members. The business manager,
with his "mad job" of managing, advertising, and "last minute" changes, is given eli-
gibility credit as well as the "Don Juan" and "ingenue."
Reduced royalty on popular plays can be secured by local casts through the na-
tional organization. Information regarding problems of selecting and staging plays,
as well as interesting notes of the activities of the various casts is provided by "The
Playbill," official publication of the national organization.
The eligible members who were initiated during the second semester were: Mary
Etta Reed, Elfrieda Heer, and Willard Friederich.
The spring banquet was held May 22nd.
Standing— Catherine Gilkison, Carl Bracy, Clifford Hertenstein, Haro'd Hertenstein, Pear! Hick
Seated— Dorothy Schmedake, Hiss Harper, .Miss Thomas, Miss Wilson, Mary Margaret Carson.
Top— Carl Koch, Dr. Spencer, Dr. Sclierer.
Middle— Emil Freeh, Clifford Hertenstein, Williai
Front — I'.ernard I'.aldridne, Marv L. I hockmann.
in, Mary T. Knapp, Clyde
Sigma Zeta, a national honorary science and mathematics fraternity recognizing
worthy achievement in these fields, is enjoying its tenth anniversary on our campus
this year. It is represented on "the hill" by the Beta Chapter.
The National Conclave of Sigma Zeta was held at Cape Girardeau State Teach-
ers' College, April 17-18, 1936. The fraternity again sponsored a Freshman Essay
Contest on scientific subjects and presented a cash prize to the winner.
The chapter celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party to which both active
and alumni members were invited.
Master Scientist. . . Carl Koch
Vice-Master Scien + ist
Iva Lou Cralle
Asst. Recorder-Treasurer. . . .
Recorder-Treasurer. Dr. Stowell
SIGMA TAU DELTA
Sigma Tau Delta, national honorary and professional literary fraternity, is a new
organization on the campus. McKendree is represented by the lota Delta chapter,
under the sponsorship of Dr. Lillian Steckman.
The purpose of this fraternity is to promote mastery of written expression, encour-
age reading, and foster a spirit of fellowship among those students who are interested
There are several degrees of membership based upon academic classification, the
number of English courses taken, and the amount of material published in srudent pub-
lications. The students also contribute material to the national magazine, "The Rec-
The charter members are: Florence Zahnow, President; Gladys Bradford, Secre-
tary; Franz Hohn, Treasurer; William Dean Sanders, Carl Bracy, Kenneth Brown, and
Willard Friederich. Dr. C. R. Yost is an honorary member.
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PHILOSOPHIAN LITERARY SOCIETY
Philo, the only centenary organization on the hill, may well hold its head high as
it carries on its one hundredth year of activity. It is one thing to organize a society
but guite another to keep it going for so long a period. It is difficult to realize that
the Philosophian Literary Society extends almost as far back as McKendree itself.
All of its members should be extremely proud of such a record of achievement and
This society seems to improve with age. "To encourage literary achievement and
debate," the purpose set forth by the charter members one hundred years ago, re-
mains the purpose of the organization today; but in order to carry out this aim, the
members realize that the new ideas of the present must be adopted to insure Philo's
existence in the years to come.
Open session is held once each month and all interested are cordially invited to
Plans were made for the banguet to be held next year celebrating the centennial
PLATONIAN LITERARY SOCIETY
Plato was established in 1849 — the year when the pioneers went West to try their
luck in the gold fields. Just as they were successful in their endeavors, so the Plato-
nians have been a great success in the literary field.
From the practical standpoint, no study or activity offers a better preparation
for the everyday affairs of life than does debating, and the related activities.
Believing that the development of the whole man is necessary for outstanding
success in any endeavor, the society again produced a fine basketball team. The team
received its only defeat in the championship game of the Intramural League.
Standinci — I). Harmon,
Seated— G. Whitt
Wehmeier, B. Baldr
CLIONIAN LITERARY SOCIETY
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Standing— D. Eaton. I. Smith, C. Ra,v:inson
Grossman, H. Handel. E. Schmedake. M.
Seated— M. McLa'n, C. Gilkison, M. Wolfe,
J. Kelly, C. Boyd, S. Heely.
P Barnhart, M. Teanes, M. Reed, B.
R Heyer. W. Heyer.
D. Fincke, I). Schmedake, M. Carson,
The Clionian Literary Society, the only woman's organization of its kind upon the
campus, was founded in December of 1869. This was just a few months after women
were admitted to McKendree. Twenty women were listed in the college catalogue at
that time and fifteen of them banded together to organize this fine society.
Every member is enthusiastic in making the meetings held every week as inter-
esting and beneficial as possible. The programs, consisting of declamations, essays,
assigned addresses, impromptus, and current events, afford young women an excellent
opportunity for training in leadership. The first Monday of each month is set aside
for open session.
The homecoming reunion of old grads again demonstrated the truth of the saying,
"once a Clionian, always a Clionian." The old members, after telling of their experi-
ences while members of Clio, listened to an account of the interesting pledgeship
which the younger members experienced this year.
The annual exhibition program held at the close of the school year is presented
by the senior women of the organization. The Ciionian banquet is always an important
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PHI LAMBDA TAU
The third year of Phi Lambda Tau has seen ths production of tha musical comody,
"Life Is A Song," presented by the members and pledges of the sorority. This year
will also see the graduation of the last two charter members of the organization, who,
with nine others, on November 16, 1933, received permission to carry on as a group
the three-fold purpose of the sorority: high spiritual, scholastic and social standards.
The social calendar of Phi Lambda Tau included a theatre party at the Orpheum
in St. Louis; a number of rush parties which carried out a "nautical" theme; a Home-
coming reunion; a "Progressive" party at Christmas; the annual spring banguet; and
the annual Old Home Town day, held on the week-end of April 18 and 19. The pur-
pose of Home Town Week-end is to entertain girls who are ready to enter college, with
the hope of interesting them in McKendree.
Members who were initiated into the sorority during the second semester are:
Geraldine Gibson, Kathryn Harmon, Catherine Rawlinson, Beulah Grossman, and
The officers included:
President Mary Tenney Knapp
Vice-President Phyllis Burge
Secretary-Treasurer - . Dorothy Schmedake
Historian Florence Zahnow
Sergeants-at-Arms Helen Handel, Martha McClain
e. G. Yost, M. Russel, M. McCain, F. Zah-iow, D.
Steckman, M. Knapp, P. Burge, D. Schmedake.
BETA ALPHA MU
Miss Thomas, L- Wi
Friendship, loyalty and cooperation is the three-fold purpose of the Beta Alpha
Mu Sorority, and it is through efforts along these lines that they hope to attain a bet-
terment of sorority life and make of college girls more cultured young women.
The sorority was given official recognition in November, 1933. Two of the char-
ter members are still active.
Homecoming was a complete success for the BAM's this year, for they had an
entire representation of all their members, past and present.
The social activities of the year have been numerous and varied. They include a
slumber party at the home of Margaret Chappie, Lebanon, and a fireside supper at
the home of Arline Stanton, Collinsville. During the second semester there was the
rush tea, hobo dinner, and final rush dinner at Hotel Belleville. Other events occurred,
such as a St. Patrick's luncheon with Martha Mowe; a spring party given by Gladys
Bradford and Leone King, associate member; and the annual spring banguet.
Miss Cora Thomas, head of the Speech Department, is the new faculty sponsor.
Three pledges have become Beta Alpha Mu members this year: Louise Crow,
Louise Winterrowd, and Ada Koch. Helen Ernst was initiated as an honorary member.
Officers were as follows:
First Semester: President, Martha Mowe; Vice-President, Mary Dieckmann; Sec-
retary-Treasurer, Gladys Bradford.
Second Semester: President, Velma Hamilton; Vice-President, Mary Dieckmann -
Secretary-Treasurer, Louise Winterrov/d.
KAPPA THETA TAU
The nine charter members of the Kappa Theta Tau sorority, organized in Novem-
ber, 1933, set forth the purpose "to promote scholarship, friendship, and social activi-
ties among its members." The Alumni Association, whose aim is to continue the pur-
pose of the sorority after leaving school, had its first anniversary in October, 1935.
During the summer of 1935, a combined luncheon and plunge party was held at
the Locust Hills Country Club of Lebanon for the purpose of interesting new girls in
The fall activities included a waffle supper at the home of Mrs. Paul Walford, the
sorority sponsor; a Kappa Theta Tau Studio party reunion on Homecoming day at the
home of Mrs. Omar Fox; as well as a Christmas party. Rush week in January featured
a transcontinental trip carried out by means of an English Tea at the home of Mrs.
C. Heer, a visit to Chinatown at the home of Mrs. L. East, and an American Sports
"Brunch" with Mrs. J. Zinkgraf. A Leap Year party was held at the Lincoln Hotel in
Belleville on February 29. A wiener roast and the annual spring banquet concluded
the year's activities.
Members initiated during the past year were: Clara Frances Boyd, Elinor Fresh-
our, and Jackie Mae Kelly.
The officers of the society are: President, Isabel Smith; Vice-President, Dorothy
Fincke (first semester); Secretary, Elfrieda Heer, and Treasurer, Fern Fox.
F. Fox, C. Boyd.
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ALPHA MU OMEGA
sh, L. Randl
!, J. Larsli, K. Z=ller, L. Cravens, G. Strecker, B. Isselhardt.
R. Scliwarz, J. Dillinger, V. Mourning, W. Blackburn, h- Rice, P. jingle,
Alpha Mu Omega fraternity, organized in 1925, has continued to further the best
interests of its members, both fraternally and socially. This year the A.M.O.'s devel-
oped a championship Intramural League basketball team. The fraternity "bas-
keteers" defeated Plato in the season's final play-off game which ended the "hotly
Instead of the usual minstrel show, the fraternity sponsored the movie, "Ah!
Wilderness," at the Alamo Theatre.
It is not an uncommon sight to behold an A.M.O. pledge in outlandish attire
strolling about the campus offering his paddle to a "frat" brother. The pledges who
"braved the storm" of ridicule, paddlings, and humi'iation were: first semester — John
Larsh, Malcom Randall, Bernard Isselhardt, Roger Zeller, Melvin Madden, and George
Strecker; second semester — Truman Reynolds, and Fred Doerner.
The social activities of the year included three stag affairs for the pledges, a party
at Hotel Belleville, and the annual spring banquet at the Hotel Jefferson in St. Louis.
The presiding officers of the first semester were: President, Howard Larsh; Vice-
President, Kenneth Wilson; Secretary, Peyton Lingle. Second semester officers were:
Kenneth Wilson, President; Peyton Lingle, Vice-President, and Virgil Mourning, Sec-
THE BACHELOR FRATERNITY
The Bachelor fraternity was organized ; n 1919. The aim of the fraternity — "the
promotion of fraternal and social relationships among the men students on the hill" —
has been successfully carried out through the years of its existence.
The Bachelor loving cup, presented as a special recognition of scholarship, was
received by Ralph Whitson, whose name will be placed on the fraternity honor roll
and engraved on the cup.
A wiener roast in the fall opened the social events. The Bachelors and A.M.O.'s
entertained jointly at a stag party. Other social affairs included a party at Hotel
Belleville and the annual banquet in St. Louis, May 2.
The officers of the first semester included: Paul Mauck, President; William Dean
Sanders, Vice-President; Carl Koch, Secretary-Treasurer; and Wayne Bise, Sergeant-
at-arms. Those of the second semester were: William Dean Sanders, President; John
Rauth, Vice-President; Ralph Whitson, Secretary-Treasurer; and Don Wilson, Ssrgean- 1 -
Standing — J. Sampson, J. Beers,
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The high purpose of Sigma Beta Rho can best be stated by its motto — "Service,
Brotherhood, Religion." The organization attempts to establish closer fellowship
among the ministerial students.
Sigma Beta Rho, besides arranging for her members to have interviews with
representatives of the major seminaries, acts as a "round table" for discussions of the
problems of the young minister and of subjects relative to the profession of her mem-
bers. As such, she renders a definite service to the members and enables them to live
their motto more effectively.
The organization, sponsored by Dr. Walton, was established in 1931. Dr. C. L.
Peterson, Dr. C. R. Yost, and Rev. D. A. Tappmeyer are honorary members. New
members initiated this year were: Commodore Grove, James Connett, Lars Hamer-
son, Carl Davis, Raymond Clodfelter, Byrl Woodard.
A special chapel service was conducted by the society.
Officers for the year were as follows: President, Carl C. Bracy; Vice-President,
Dale Harmon; Secretary-Treasurer, Lisle Mewmaw.
The Out-State Club is enjoying its second year on our campus. It v/as organized
by Miss Elsa Mae Tyndall in the fall of 1934 with eighteen charter members, and has
grown in popularity if not in numbers. Its membership depends upon the number of
strangers within our gates, whom it is the Club's aim to look after in the best spirit of
aid and friendliness.
The prevailing spirit of the organization is one of appreciation of the "other fel-
low", and a sharing in his interests and ideals.
Programs have been presented which have furnished much information as to
points of interest and historical importance of various sections. The special project
for the year consisted of gathering material of historical and geographical nature
from the various states represented. This material will be housed in the college library,
and will be made available to all students of the college.
States represented this year are Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi,
Kentucky, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Missouri. Illinois and the city of Lebanon
each have one representative.
Officers for the first semester were: President, John Paul Sampson; Vice-Presi-
dent, Gladys Bradford; Secretary, Marjorie Binder; Treasurer, Peyton Lingle. The
second semester officers included: President, Gladys Bradford; Vice-President, Jackie
Mae Kelly; Secretary, John Paul Sampson; Treasurer, Carlee Lowry.
Standing— P. Sampson, P. Lingle, Dr. Dolley, J. Crawford, C. Lowry.
Seated— Miss Thomas, G. Bradford, M. Binder, Miss Tyndall, J. Kelly, M. Wolfe.
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The real purpose of the Nature Club is to acquaint people with and permit them
to gain an appreciation of the various forms of nature. The Nature Club is an ex-
cellent means of gaining such an appreciation. Nature study is a fascinating subject
and all who know anything about it are anxious to learn more. Field expeditions and
bird hikes make it possible to gain added information.
To help the student body to appreciate more fully the natural beauty of our
campus, the club again sponsored "Campus Week." In connection with this a "Na-
ture Exhibit" was held.
The Nature Club is responsible for many improvements on the campus. This year
it sponsored the project of placing signs introducing McKendree College on the high-
ways leading into Lebanon.
Last fall, the club went on an over-night trip to the canyon south of Murphysboro.
The msmbers brought back trees and ferns for the campus. /,}A7 ^ .
President V Bernard Baldndge
Vice-President Velma Hamilton
Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth McGary
President Clifford Hertenstein
Vice-President Mary Etta Reed
Secretary-Treasurer Elfrieda Hear
One of the most popular organizations on the campus is the Little Theatre. This
group not only affords a large number of students an opportunity to take part in dra-
matic productions but also makes it possible for them to obtain eligibility points for
Alpha Psi Omega. Its major purpose is to "instigate and perpetuate the histrionic
art on McKendree's campus." Membership is based on the passage of a dramatic
test and a majority vote of the members.
Four stock companies take turns in presenting the Little Theatre programs. Some
of the plays presented were "A Weakness for Nurses," "Fancy's Knell," "First Dress
Suit," "The Mouse Trap," and "Sauce for the Goslings."
"Little Women" was the Homecoming play sponsored by the Little Theatre.
Various degrees are conferred upon the worthy members of the organization.
These degrees include: Managing and Staging; Character Portrayal; and Play Pro-
duction. "We Fight Again," an original play by Willard Friederich, was presented
in the annual Midwestern Folk Drama Tournament at Cape Girardeau, April 4, as well
as on our own campus in conjunction with the Spring play, "Dollars to Doughnuts."
Standiiw—L,. Mewmaw, J. Connett.
R. Unverzagt, M. Teanes, L. Wi
Seated — E. Heer, F. Fox. B. Grossman, P. Barnhar
Stanton. M. Carson. M. Wolfe. M. Reel. M. Cr
H. Handal. J. Kellj
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The Y.W.C.A., an organization of thirty-eight years' activity on the campus, is one
of great importance. It provides a "Big Sister" for each Freshman girl as she arrives
on the hill. In this way the new-comers are assisted in becoming acquainted with
This year the theme for the first semester study was appreciation of Art, Music,
Poetry, and Nature. The study of various foreign countries to encourage world fellow-
ship made up the discussions of the second semester. The Y.W. brings the girls to-
gether throughout the school year through weekly devotional meetings.
One of the main objectives of the organization is to establish a firmer friendship
between the off- and on-campus girls. The Y.W. opened the year with a wiener roast.
Early in the fall, it entertained all the girls of the college at a Pajama Party, given in
the reception room of Clark Hall. Another activity of the organization was an out-
door meeting which ended with a "Hamburger fry" at the oven near Lake Beautiful.
The organization is a member of the Geneva region of the Y.W.C.A. Represent-
atives of McKendree's Y.W. were present at the conferences held at Knox College in
November and at James Millikin University in March. Two delegates were sent to the
Student Volunteer Convention held in Indianapolis in December. Two representatives
attended the Geneva summer conference last summer and representation is again
being planned for the coming June.
Presiding officers were: President, Iva Lou Cralle; Vice-President, Mary Knapp;
Secretary-Treasurer, Mary Margaret Carscn; Chaplain, Gwendolyn Yost; Program
Chairman, Dorothy Schmedake; World Fellowship, Helen Handel; Room Chairmen,
Evelyn Schmedake, Fern Fox; Pianist, Catherine Gilkison; Social Chairman, Velma
Left to ritiht—U. Handal. D. Schmedake. M. Knapp, E. Schmedake, C. Gilkison, Miss Wilson, M. Carson,
Miss Harper, I. Cralle, F. Fox, V. Hamilton, G. Yost.
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An organization of long standing on the hill and of worthwhile standards is the
Y.M.C.A. It is extremely helpful to new students in those first days of the inevitable
"homesickness". In an effort to assist the new students to become familiar with a new
and different life, the joint Y.'s entertained the entire student body at a "Get Ac-
quainted Party" during opening week.
The organization is responsible for the annual handbook, which contains essential
information for all student and faculty members. It is issued gratis to all at the be-
ginning of the school year.
Regular meetings are held twice a month. Once each month a meeting is held
in conjunction wirh the Y.W.
This year the Y.'s sponsored a special Armistice Day program. The speakers were
Dr. Elmer Leslie of Boston Seminary and Rev. Rene Aeschlimann.
Delegates from McKendree were sent to the Student Volunteer Convention at In-
dianapolis in December. The Y.M. also plans to send representatives to the summer
conference at Geneva.
The officers of the organization were: President, Carl Bracy; Vice-President, Ken-
neth Brown; Secretary, James Connett; Treasurer, John Oppitz; Deputation Chairman,
Harold Hertenstein; Social Chairman, Kenneth Wilson; Freshman Adjustment, Howard
Larsh; Hi-Y Chairman, Waiter Pruett; World Fellowship, Albert Schmedake.
WOMEN'S GLEE CLUB
Back row—T). Pfeffer, M. Carson. C. Whittington, C. Gilkison, C. Rawlinson, P. Dick. E.
Heer. M M'"er. F. Fox. D. Eaton.
Front row—R. Handel, M. Reed, P. Earnhardt. II. Russell, G. Yost, I. Smith, E. Freshoui
M. Jeanes, E. bchmedake. G. Bradford, L. 1'ischoff.
The Women's Glee Club, the goal of every girl who can "carry a tune," is com-
posed of twenty-three voices under the interested, active, and talented direction of
Miss Pauline Harper. This organization provides excellent opportunities for all who
love to sing and appreciate good music.
The annual spring concerts, consisting of appearances in various churches and
schools, extended from March 26-30. The club visited Gillespie, Bunker Hill, Herrin,
Benton, Carterville, Carbondale, Edwardsville, Murphysboro, and Harrisburg. The
program at Harrisburg was broadcast over Station WEBQ.
The following officers were elected: Pearl Dick, President; Catherine Gilkison,
Vice-President; and Mary Margaret Carson, Secretary-Treasurer.
The Women's Quartet, an organization in itself, has had a busy year. It has ap-
peared before high school groups in the interest of its Alma Mater as well as on the
Glee Club concerts. The outstanding event in the minds of its members was its
"debut into the radio world" in conjunction with Dr. C. R. Yost's address over Station
WIL, St. Louis.
MEN'S GLEE CLUB
McKendree life would be incomplete without this organization on the hill. Miss
Pauline Harper, the director, has discovered many a boy with a promising voice who
was too timid to let the world know about it. "Mom", as Miss Harper is best known
to the boys, is a favorite with all. £*-
The Men's Glee Club made its spring concert trip March 19-23, visiting Donncl -
son, Hutsonville, Trenton, Olney, Lawrencevilie, and Mt. Vernon.
The officers of the club are: Ca r l C. Bracy, President; Gerald Whittington, vice-
president; James Beers, secretary-treasurer.
The Men's and Women's Glee Clubs continued their fine cooperation by pre-
senting a combined spring concert and by joining with the community chorus in the
presentation of the oratorio, "The Daughter of Jairus," by John Stainer, on the eve-
ning of May 3 I .
The Men's quartet added one new member to its ranks — Kenneth Brown filling
the vacancy created by the failure of William Holt to return this year. In addition to
appearing with the Men's Club and before high school groups, it combined with the
Women's Quartet and eight selected voices in presenting the cantata, "Calvary," by
Wessel, in the Lebanon M. E. Church, April 5, and before the Schubert Club of East
St. Louis, April 6.
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H. Larsh, F. Hohn.
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Randall, C. Grove, C. Bracy, L. Morris, R. Crouse
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The W.A.A. was founded in the spring of 1934. If gives the women students of
McKendree an opportunity to participate in organized sports. It not only affords the
proper kind of exercise but also helps one to lose those "extra pounds" — as one of the
girls secretly stated. Continued activity in sports is recognized in the form of a pur-
ple and white "M". To become a member of the association, a girl must participate
actively in two sports.
In the fall the main sports were baseball and soccer, at which time the local team
participated in the annual Sports Day at Normal, Illinois.
This year, for the first time, the women's basketball team played several inter-
collegiate games. They returned from Blackburn with a victory, and again defeated
the Blackburn quintet on the Eisenmayer court.
A W.A.A. basketball tournament was held during the winter season. Volley ball,
tennis, baseball, and track completed a very successful and active program.
President Mary Blanche Wolfe
Vice-President Gwendolyn Yost
Secretary-Treasurer Arline Stanton
President John Rauth
Vice-President Kenneth Wilson
Secretary-Treasurer William Sanders
The "M" club, an organization made up of the men who have won a college letter
in a major sport, enables the athletes of the school to join in united effort to bring
about a better type of sportsmanship in collegiate contests.
The club has, this year, changed the former policy of awarding sweaters. Begin-
ning with next year, sweaters will be awarded in the major sports. The new policy pro-
vides for the awarding of sweaters the first and third years only. For the additional
years, chevrons will be given to replace the old ones.
Long after the sweaters and letters have become worn, the graduating senior may
still treasure the club trophy he received in each sport in which he won a letter.
Plans are being made to bring an alumnus, Jack Haskins, with his amateur circus.
This will enable the students of the college to see one of the best amateur circuses in
existence in the country.
The officers of the club are: President, John Rauth; Vice-President, Kenneth Wil-
son; Secretary-Treasurer, William Dean Sanders.
Top row—C. Hertenstein, G. Krizek, J. Beers, W. Bise, W. Blackburn.
Third row—X. Mourning, W. Sanders, R. Jaeckel.
Second row — C. Morris, L. Randle, R. Schwarz, P. Sampson.
First rem — P. Mauck, H. Larsh, K. Wilson, J. Rauth, W. Eaton, D. Wilson.
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Standing — R Zeller, P. Lingle, T. Crawford, C. No ris, D. Fischer, P. Sampson. L. Mewmaw, T5. Woodv
I)r' Dolley H Walker, P. St. Martin, T. Finley. E. Kennedy, D. Donham, C. Ho. tin, P. Mauck.
Seated— C. Gilkison. V. Hamilton, C. Whittington. M. Binder, Miss Tyndall, T. Kelly. A. Koch, P.
Barnhart, M. McClain, E. Schmedake. G. Yost, H. Handal. M. Carson, D. Eaton.
Le Cercle Francais, under the direction of Miss Elsa Mae Tyndall, head of the
French Department, is a flourishing organization of cultural and social nature. It num-
bers some forty members.
The club was organized for the purpose of promoting a deeper interest in the
study of French language and literature as well as to gain some knowledge of French
character, customs and traditions.
The chief features stressed this year have been the learning of many songs and
games. Interesting facts in French iife and history are given in answer to roll-call;
and the programs consist of short topics on French subjects, poems, jokes, contests,
charades, games, and songs.
The officers of the first semester were: President, Marjorie Binder; Vice-President,
Catherine Gilkison; Secretary, John Paul Sampson; Treasurer, Peyton Lingle. Those
officiating the second semester included: President, Peyton Lingle; Vice-President,
Helen Handel; Secretary, Mary Margaret Carson; Treasurer, Evelyn Schmedake.
THE McKENDREAN STAFF
Back row—T. Crawford, T. Dillin K er, \V. B'ackl
hitt, R. Schwaiz, C. Hertenstein, II. Hcrte
Middle row—D. Klamp, B. Isselhardt. A. Schi
Lewis, L. Fox, J. Gruchalla, ('.. Strecker.
First rou — P. Manck, W. Eaton, T. Larsh, M.
Mourning, L. Randle, D. Wilson, Coach \V;
C. Norris, V.
History repeals itself! At least the statement remains a fact when speaking of
the Bearcats' recent records on the gridiron. In three of the past four years, Mc-
Kendree has been a strong contender in the fight for a share in that coveted confer-
ence crown. Their fondest hopes appeared inevitable and their conference crown
seemed assured, but something happened. The Purple was knocked off in the grand (?)
Last year was no exception. The Bearcats went through their conference chart
undefeated until the final game. On the basis of previous scores, the Waldorfmen
seemed to have a slight edge over Illinois College. But history repeated itself, and
something happened. Although the Bearcats outplayed the Blueboys in every depart-
ment but touchdowns, they were unable to overcome an early lead and consequently,
succumbed by a 13-0 score.
Always a fighting team, McKendree again this year can present two full teams
that would compare favorably in weight with almost any larger college or university."
— St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
"Tackling, tackling and tackling . . . hard, fast, clean and low, just about tells the
story of McKendrees scrapping band of Bearcats as they stood up before the highly-
touted Washington University Juggernaut and gave them more than they had bar-
gained for during most of the battle at Francis Field, St. Louis, last night."
— I. W. Baechle, Belleville Daily Advocate.
Washington U. 2, McKendree
Rolla Miners (Mo.) 6, McKendree
McKendree 26, Scott Field
McKendree 20, Macomb Teachers
McKendree 22, St. Viator 6
McKendree 12, Carbondale Teachers 12
McKendree 6, State Normal
McKendree 6, North Central
Illinois Colleae 13, McKendree
COACH P. D. WALDORF
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CAPTAIN HOWARD LARSH, Senior
East St. Louis
Guard, Associated Press and International News
Service Second All-Star Selection; Four-Year
The senior member of the Larsh linemen, uith a
do-or-die spirit, always charging quick and hard, per-
haps played the leading role on Coach Waldorf's
"wrecking crew." The 192-pounder proved a great
general. Larsh will doubtless be listed among JIc-
Kendree's grid immortals.
"Captain Howard Larsh, who has proven in previ-
ous games that he relishes the mud, mowed down his
heavier North Central opponents with comparative
ease." — Belleville Daily Advocate.
"Cap. Larsh played a marvelous defensive same
against the Soldiers. " — St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
KENNETH WILSON, Senior
Halfback, AP, UP and INS First All-Star Se-
lection; United Press "Little All- America"
Honorable Mention; UP most Valuable P.ayer
in Conference; Voted Squad's most Valuable
Man; Second High Individual Scorer in Con-
ference; Four- Year Letterman.
The slippery, spinning, snake-hipped, wily "Spike"
Wilson certainly justified the honors that every critic
in the conference and every sports writer in the state
bestowed upon him. He was one of the few quad-
rup'e-threat backs in football history.
"Wilson is a star of the first rank and will go
down in McKendree history as one of the greatest,
it not the brightest, light of the gridiron history of
the college." — Fred Young, Bloomington Pantograph.
" 'Spike' Wilson, lithe left halfback of the McKen-
dree crew . . . was the best defensive man on the
field in the Washington U. -McKendree game."— John
('.. Scott, St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
"Failure to keep the ball out of Kenneth Wilson's
possession in the final minutes of play gave the con-
ference's leading scorer his chance to down North
Central almost single handed." — Chicago Tribune.
"He fulfilled the chilled spectator's fondest expec-
tations by going over a few minutes later with the
score that keeps the llearcats at the top of Little
Nineteen Schools." — Hast St. Louis Journal.
JOHN RAUTH, Senior
Quarterback, Three- Year Letterman.
If there was an unsung hero on the 1935 outfit (he
sings occasionally himself) it must have been "Riot"
Kauth. I 'i.iying him at guard, center, and halfback
its his first three years, Coach Waldorf shoved the
talkative one into the hitherto weak quarterback post.
And the "Flying Dutchman" proved to be a Spark-
plug. He was an able punter, a deadly tackier, and a
"Johnny Rauth, quarterback, saved the day for the
Bearcats on one occasion when his deadly tackling
averted a touchdown for the North Central Cardinals."
"Waldorf's only offense against the Miners con-
sisted of an aerial attack . . . the hard-blocking
quarterback snapped seven of Wilson's passes and
missed one."— Belleville Daily Advocate.
WILLIAM EATON, Senior
Tackle, Three-Year Letterman.
Bill never really learned to handle hi
best advantage until his last year. He
"rough and ready." Eaton's shoes will
to fill next year.
PAUL MAUCK, Senior
End, Three- Year Lett
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In the art of knocking down interference, the big
blond one was a master. He will be missed next
year. Mauck was at his best in the mud.
"Paul Mauck, capable end, 'sliced' through the mud
from his flank position to nab North Central's offen-
sive stars behind the line of scrimmage on as many
as a dozen occasions."— Belleville Daily .■■ Ivocatc.
WALLACE BLACKBURN, Junior
Tackle, INS First All-Star Selection ;AP Sec-
ond All-Star Selection; II' All-Star Honorable
Mention; Captain-elect; Three-Year Letterman.
Wally had an uncanny knack of using all of his
2!S pounds to advantage. Never a colorful player lie
must be rated as one of the leading tackles in the
state. His opponents best respect his ability. His
flair for "getting along" with his fellow gridders
should make him a great leader next year.
"Led by Wilson and Blackburn, who was a tower
of strength in the line, McKendree gained a moral
victory over Washington University's Wonderbears."
— St. Louis Star-Times.
"McKendree's heavier-than-usual forward wall is
headed by Wallv B'ackburn, 218-pound tackle "—
DUDLEY KLAMP, Sophomore
Tackle, Two-Year Letterman.
The 258-pound bundle of avoirdupois probably
ranked second only to Wilson in the amount of
printer's ink he drew during football season. He was
one of the most talked-about men in the conference.
He was the biggest gridder in the state, and was far
from being below the average in ability. "Cuddle"
Klamp should be a star next year.
LEROY RICE, Junior
Guard and Quarterback, UP All-Star Honor-
able Mention; Three-Year Letterman.
"Duck," handicapped by injuries, was never the
P aver he had been in his two previous years here.
His ability to back up the line on defense, in addi-
tion to playing guard on offense, made his services
"McKendree football stock dropped slightly today
with the announcement that Leroy Rice, star guard
who sustained a serious leg injury in the home-
coming game, would not be available for action .11 the
State Normal game Saturday."- Bloomington Para-
CLAIR NORRIS, Junior
Fullback. Two-Year Letterman.
Chuck came back in great style after only a mediocre
season m '34. His ability to drive through the line
was remarkab'e. Norris' play against St. Viator more
than offset a few "off" davs that he suffered. 'There is
every reason to believe that next year should prove
the best of his career.
"Chuck Norris, apparently off for a great year,
scored a touchdown in each of the next three periods
against the Aviators."— Belleville Daily Advocate
RICHARD SCWHARZ, Sophomore
Center, Two- Year Letterman.
Over the ball nearly every minute of play during
the entire season, Dick showed us what he cou'd do
at his favorite pivot post. His defensive work was
outstanding. For the next two years he is expected
to dominate the conference play at the snapperback
"Scliwarz played a prominent role in winning the
crucial conference game by his numerous recoveries
ot fumbles." — Belleville Daily Advoeatc.
„.",'} ick ,. Schwarz - at center," formed the nucleus of
Waldorf s formidable forward wall agains* the
Miners." — Belleville News-Democrat.
DON WILSON, Sophomore
Guard, Two-Year Letterman.
The husky guard with the dimples usually -von a
starting assignment. He especially came in handy
when McKendree chose to kick off. "Crow" is as
smart a football man as Coach Waldorf had. His
ttiture as a regular seems assured.
LEROY RANDLE, Junior
Halfback. Two-Year Letterman.
Always a spotty player. "Flappy" is at his best
as an open-held runner. His failure to block is his
chief weakness. His greatest asset is his speed,
which more than makes up for his small stature.
He is much too dangerous for the opposition to turn
VIRGIL MOURNING, Sophomore
Guard. Two-Year Letterman.
Virg alternated at the guard post with D. Wilson.
He Proved to all doubters that he's not actually
blind by his numerous recoveries of fumbles — espe-
cially in the Illinois College game. If be does decide
to move to Beaver Creek, let's hope he doesn't make
his residence permanent.
JAMES BEERS, Sophomore
End, ,11' All-Star Honorable Mention; First-
The Jim Beers of 1935 represents the greatest
development of the Waldorf-made-machine. Only a
comparatively poor substitute throughout his fresh-
man year, Jim came back and clinched a first team
n h m , ■ , he , first week of l ,ractice - He was espe-
cially skilled in knocking down interference. The
future looks rosy for "Silent Jim."
•Jim Beers and Capt. Howard Larsh did some
making possible Wilson's 90-vard
run against .Normal, just as the two led the McKen-
dree hue play throughout the game."— e/o t „m)i</j ( >ji
WAYNE BISE, Sophomore
End and Fullback, First-Year Letterman.
Without previous high school experience, the lanky
blond came through in great style this year. When
Strecker was injured, Bise was shifted to fullback
and Ins performance even excelled that while playing
on the flank. His development next year will be
JOHN LARSH, Freshman
East St. Louis
End. UP and INS All-Star Honorable Men-
tion; First-Year Letterman.
The first of the Larshes brought over from East
Side a great high school record, and be started in
every game on the gridiron. He specialized in receiv-
ing passes and his speed enabled him to nail the punt
receiver in his tracks in several instances. A bright
future is in store for him. He has a lot of color.
"After sustaining a drive to St. Viator's 11-yard
line, Johnny Larsh scored in three plays." — Bloom-
MALCOM RANDALL, Freshman
East St. Louis
Guard, First-Year Letterman.
Mai will bid strong for a regular berth next tear.
He showed a lot of fight while substituting at guard.
He's unusually aggressive and he knows the name.
GEORGE STRECKER, Freshman
East St. Louis
Halfback and Fu'lback, INS All-Star Honor-
able Mention; First-Year Letterman.
Sam, the thunderbolt from East Side, says little
but does a lot. He's a deadly line plunger and a
hard tackier. His future promises much.
"Strecker scored through Western's line again in
the final minute of the fourth quarter."— St. Louis
"Big George Strecker ... is always good for that
extra needed yardage."— East St. Louis Journal.
The Bearcat basketball record was impressive, but far from spectacular. Barely
breaking even in a schedule of 22 games, Waldorf's cagers found their conference
competition much too keen. The Bearcats managed to down Shurtleff in one game
and turned back Northern State Teachers, but in eight other conference conflicts they
sustained setbacks. Though losing to the best teams in the League, the Waldorf-
coached quintet was able to hold its foes to a comparatively low score. McKendree
scored 851 points to their opponents' 829.
Despite the fact that the Bearcat basketeers won only two Illinois Intercollegiate
Conference games, they had the satisfaction of playing the best teams in the loop.
With the exception of the Shurtleff Pioneers, every McKendree foe was a virtual con-
tender for the conference crown. One Purple eager, "Spike" Wilson, was named by
the Associated Press on the conference all-star team; and Wayne Bise, on the same
selection, was awarded honorable mention.
With only two men iost from the entire squad by graduation, basketball future
at McKendree appears to be on the upgrade. Returning lettermen are: Gus Krizek,
Arthur Wehmeier, Wayne Bise, Captain-elect Roy Jaeckel, John Larsh, and Alfred
McK. 19, St. Louis U. 22.
McK. 25, Granite City Y. M. 28.
McK. 32, Sparks College 29.
McK. 31, Carlinville All-Stars 29.
McK. 27, Millikin 46.
McK. 37, Sparks 53.
McK. 37, Centenary 39.
McK. 44, Granite City Y. M. 31.
McK. 25, III. Wesleyan 36.
McK. 50, DeKalb Teachers 40.
McK. 35, Blackburn 23.
McK. 56, Shurtleff 27.
McK. 36, Illinois College 47.
McK. 33, Macomb 53.
McK. 35, Carthage 36.
McK. 35, Carbondale Teachers 45.
McK. 40, Principia 21.
McK. 35, Shurtleff 39.
McK. 65, Greenville Shells 39.
McK. 36, Carbondale Teachers 69.
McK. 70, Principia 42.
McK. 43, Blackburn 36.
CAPTAIN KENNETH WILSON, Senior
Guard, Associated Press All-Star Selec-
tion; Four- Year I.etterman.
••Si>?ke" Wilson scored 256 points in 22 crimes
for a grand total of 751 points in four years of
college basketball. His scoring mark was good
enomrh to finish third among individual -eorers
in the Little Nineteen Conference. Wilson', best
performance was against Carbondale Teachers
when he tallied IS markers. The sharp-shooting
guard added a lot of color to the Bearcat squad.
GUS KRIZEK, Junior
Guard, Three-Year Letterman.
Although handicapped late in the season w'tli
an attack of mumps. Krizek came back to give
Coach Waldorf's outfit a lot of help in the last
two weeks. Krizek appeared to be headed for a
spectacular season until the inflammation of the
parotid glands downed him. It is hoped that Gus
will continue to hit the hoop with the same con-
sistency that he has done for the past two years.
WAYNE BISE, Sophomore
most dependable man Coach Wa'dorf bad. He
bad no first-hand experience with "off-nights."
Bise's ability to shift to the pivot post in a relief
role added to his usefu'ness. In spite of being
held out of the last th-ee games because of a
twisted ankle, Bise accounted for 135 markers.
ALFRED MANIS, Freshman
Center, First-Year Letterman.
Before the season ended '•Slim" Manis learned
to use every inch of his 80 to advantage in
knocking down passes and forwarding the offense.
Manis' only fault was his lack of endurance, and
he remedied this near the end of the season. In
his fi^st yea r of college basketball, "SHm" racked
uti 1-17 points to fiivsh third among the B.-arcats.
Mam's' he'gbt should make him one of the most
valuable men in the conference next year.
JOHNNY RAUTH, Senior
After four vears of diligent and ardent prac-
tice. Rauth finally got his first "M" in basketball.
His chief weakness was his tendency to use foot-
ball tactics on the hardwood. Johnny's ability
to make good long shots was much better than
fbe average. He always d-d his share when
Waldorf chose to use the man-to-man defense.
ROY JAECKEL, Sophomore
Forward, Two-Year Letterman; Captain-
In the art of handling the ball, Jaeckel copped,
the honors on the I'urp'e quintet. He was so
skillful in whipping the ball to all corners of the
g--mnasium that even his mates sometimes found
difficulty in following him. In his first full vear
as a Bearcat Jaeckel scored 151 tallies in 21
games to rank second to Wilson in lrgh scoring.
Taeckel's future as a regular is assured.
ARTHUR WEHMEIER, Junior
Guard, First-Year Letterman.
Coach Wa'dorf recruited Artie from t
mural League. He came along fast and
end of the season he was a virtual regular,
Wehmeier didn't break any scoring records but
it was perhaps because he so seldom took a shot.
He made it Ins own personal business to see to it
that the opposition didn't do too much scoring.
JOHN LARSH, Freshman
East St. Louis
Forward, First-Year Letterman.
Just as in football, Larsh upheld his high school
reputation. He made prog, ess as the season
advanced and he has given us every reason to
believe that he will be a star before he leaves
McKcndree. His height added to his value as a
defensive man. His favorite under-the-basket shot
enabled him to score frequently.
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The Purple thinly-clads, with a more versatile team than has represented McKen-
dree on the cinders in recent years, got away to a flying start this year and emerged
the victor in the first four dual meets of the season. In succession, Coach Paul Wal-
dorf's Bearcats turned back Blackburn, Concordia Seminary, Shurtleff, and The Prin-
In the initial meet of the season the weight men justified Waldorf's fondest hopes
and came through to sweep all three places in each of the three weight events. Mc-
Kendree lost only five firsts in the 73-57 victory over the Carlinville lads. Bill San-
ders and Paul Sampson, with 15 and 14 points, respectively, stole the individual honors
for the day.
The Bearcats easily won their second victory of the season by downing the Sem-
inarians at Concordia, St. Louis, 87-35. Roger Zeller beat out Sampson for high scor-
ing honors for 14 points.
In the Shurtleff Pioneers, McKendree faced its first real competition. Although
the Purple tracksters lost only four firsts, the secondary men failed to do their part and
as a result the Pioneers scored heavily in seconds and thirds. The versatile Sampson
had his greatest day of the season against the Alton lads. Scoring in six events, the
fleet-footed Indian garnered a total of 22 points. His leap of 2 I ft. II in. in the
broad jump was a near-record performance.
CAPTAIN BILL SANDERS, Senior
Hurdles, Broad Tump. Three-Year Letter-
During his sophomore year. "Sande" donned
his first track uniform and put on his first pair
of track shoes, — and earned his letter. This year
he -coed 18 points in five events in the inter
class meet, and won scoring honors in the Black-
burn dual with three fusts.
KENNETH WILSON, Senior
High Jump, Dashes, Two-Year Letterman.
"Spike" usually accounted for a fair share of
the points despite the fact that he did not always
hie to report for daily practice. The
Yilsou Roll" became famous in high-
PAUL SAMPSON, Senior
Pembroke, N. C.
Dashes, Javelin, Broad Tump. Three- Year
Without previous high school experience, this
versatile, fleet-footed Indian deve'oped into one
of Coach Waldorf's greatest thinly-clad athletes.
"Pap" had his "big day" in the annual inter-
class meet when he entered five events and won
five blue ribbons. With equal ability in the
dashes, distances, weights and jumps. Sampson
should fare well in competition with the best
decathlon stars of the country.
ROY JAECKEL, Sophomore
Half Mile, Two-Year Letterman.
Somewdiat physically handicapped, the lad from
Xew Athens was permitted to run in only one
race each meet. One race per meet, however,
was enough for the captain-elect of basketball to
win his "M" on the cinders.
CHUCK NORRIS, Junior
Pole Vault, Two-Year Letterman.
Norris limited his activities to one event and he
did a good job of it. Despite the fact that he was
handicapped by a swollen ankle in the meet at
Concordia Seminary, Chuck was able to clear the
bar at II) ft. 6 in. He was one of the most con-
sistent men on the Purple squad.
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JIM GRUCHALLA, Junior
Weights, Half Mile, Two-Year Letterman.
Just as was the case last year, Gruchalla did
not round into form until late in the season.
He did his best on extremely warm days. Al-
though he heaved the discus better than 115 feet,
he scored more points in the shot put.
WAYNE BISE, Sophomore
High Jump, Hurdles, Two-Year Letterman.
Even if Bise did spoil his reputation as a high
jumper this year, he made an even better name
for himself in the hurdling department. Bise
took a second in the low^ hurdles at Concordia
Seminary in his first attempt at clearing the
ROGER ZELLER, Sophomore
Mile. High Jump. Two-Year
By rigid training. Zeller turned o
fair successor to Caruthers. His
usually enabled him to account for ;
first. In the Conco'dia meet he piled up 14 points
and copped decath'on honors for the day. Zeller
surprised Waldorf this year by revealing an
unknown talent in the art of high-jumping.
OAKLEY BRADHAM, Junior
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Dashes. P.ror»d Tump. Two-Year Letterman.
After keeping off the cinders for tire, years,
t!'e one-time star sprinter staged a "come back"
and managed to eke out the necessary number of
points to merit him another letter. Due to other
interests back home. Bradham was unable to
participate in all of the meets.
The year 1828 was the beginning of an epoch in American life. The year 1928
was the beginning of the end of that epoch. In that marvelous century systems, insti-
tutions, and governments have arisen, flourished, and passed. McKendree survives
this crash of things. The currents of confusion have raged in futility against her foun-
dations. She is immortal because her ideals are 'anchored to the infinite." She looks
hopefully toward the coming of a new day wherein justice, mercy, and humility shall be
the prevailing and pervading powers among men. Increasing moral and financial sup-
port will enable her to make permanent and powerful a program of Christian educa-
tion that will conserve the cultural and scholastic traditions and build an enduring
structure of learning, Christian faith, and service upon the foundations of heroic sac-
rifice and glorious achievement.
Class of 1936, be hopeful and unafraid. Intelligence, integrity, and industry will,
by grace and faith, build a world of distributed plenty, ordered freedom, moral good-
ness, and spiritual vitality — and this is the "abundant life."
CLARK R. YOST.
our new President, taking Dr. Har-
mon's place. A good man for a
9 — Dear Diary: The freshmen were a
scared-looking lot. They really took
10 — Even we upperclassmen are serious
when we register. Tonight the re-
turned angels welcomed the new-
comers into "The Roost" with a p.j.
I I — Take a back seat, you old girls. This
is the freshman's day. But we're
glad to be back for the wiener
12 — Classes. Oh, well! They had to
start sometime. The YM and YW
reception, tonight, made up for our
misery in classes today. We all feel
pretty well acquainted now.
13 — Our first week of school is over. It
ended with the reception at Har-
mon's toniqht. If only I had more
room to tell you about it.
18 — Please don't feel neglected when I
skip a few days. I will try to be
faithful to you this school year.
19 — Carl Bracy was elected President of
the Student Association today. I
think we'll really go places.
20— Shh! Shhh! quiet, please! The
BAM'S are slumberinq peacefully
(?) at Chappie's! Hush!
24 — How many, please? Two. Will you
have lemon? Yes — it's the rush
teas. Quite a few new bonnets,
27— McKendree, Rah! Rah! Rah! Dear
Diary, tonight we lost to Washing-
ton U. But our team promises fine
things. It didn't rain. "How singu-
lar," did I hear you say?
29 — A new epoch in the History of Mc-
Kendree begins today. Dr. Yost,
5 — Dear Diary: Our old enemy, Rolla,
was victorious. But next year - - -
7 — Tell me, if you can, do you think
those AMO's had fun (actually) on
that "all-men" wiener roast?
8 — What luck! Such a wet night for
an outdoor party. But what hap-
pened to those wieners the Bach-
elors didn't roast?
9 — Tonight was a great night for some
folks. Good old Clio dates. I
think some of them got in pretty
10 — We showed our pep in Chapel to-
day. But we must have a care. Re-
I I — Scott Field, I believe you enjoy be-
ing trampled on.
12 — There are other years coming for
the girls to beat Illinois U. at soc-
cer. Lots of fun at Normal, never-
14 — Can you take it? Clio initiates only
those who can.
24 — It isn't fair. They were stacked.
Those Freshman rooms, you know!
25 — Some game at St. Viator! Lots of
fun — especially for those select few
who got to see the game and stay
at the KANKAKEE
29 — Those freshmen think they're slick.
Breaking up a perfectly grand
"Open-House Night" just to start a
fight. Well, they got what they
3 I — Hallowe'en
speaks for itself, n'esf
9 — Dear Diary: Victory is in our veins.
McK defeats Normal. What if they
did bring their band? We all were
I I — Such a life — classes on Armistice
Day. So peaceful! Tonight the an-
nual AMO-Bachelor spree. AMO's
15 — Tonight we betook ourselves to the
church basement and "recreated".
Was that good popcorn?
16— McKendree vs. North Central— 6-0.
19— W.A.A. had fun tonight at initia-
tion. Great sport, that!
23— What a blow! Illinois College 13;
27 — Thanksgiving at last! We 'need a
vacation. Bye, bye bird!
3 — Dear Diary: The Clark Hall Bazaar
was a real success. Co-operation
and hard work did it.
7 — Some of the fellows haven't grown
up yet. "Andy-Over" was the game
of the day.
8 — McKendree pictures broke into
print today in the Post-Dispatch.
Fun seeing yourself, isn't it? Scrap
books were replenished.
10— Football Banquet! What food,
what fun. Wallace Blackburn
elected Captain for 1936.
I I — Toast your toes at the BAM fireside
party at Stanton's.
13 — Tempus fugit. The Phi Lambda's
celebrated this Christmas with a
16 — What a night — Kappa Theta's were
surprised by a visit from Santa
Claus after the Clark Hall House
party. The AMOS had a banquet
for their pledges.
28 — Delegates off to Student Volunteer
Convention at Indianapolis.
31— Until 1936 this must be a closed
chapter. See you next year.
5 — Dear Diary: We're all back with
holiday smiles and gifts. ■ Prospects
good; it's Leap Year!
! — 36-25 isn't such a bad score, but
Illinois Wesleyan had the 36. Tsk!
I 7 — Today we went to the last classes
for this semester. Now we can rest
up for awhile.
18 — The team's traveling. We beat De-
Kalb 50-40. The Bachelors "party"
after the game.
-Another lump, if you please,
guessed it — Rush Teas again.
27 — A iittle fun is good for exams.
AiviO relaxation in Belleville.
28 — This week is crammed full. The Phi
Lambdas start their "Rush Cruise"
at Mrs. Will Pfeffer's. Seasick?
29 — One Lun Hop. The first stop for
the Kappa Theta's is "Chinatown".
30 — Hobos seen in town tonight. In-
quire of the BAM'S.
31 — Phi Lambda Tau's rush from their
last party to see McKendree beat
Shurtleff. Good job— 56-27.
I — Dear Diary: The Beta Alpha Mu's
end Rush week with a dinner and
Kappa Theta Tau's with an "Ameri-
can Sports Brunch" party.
3 — Here they come — those Intra-mural
games. The fun begins!
7 — The girls' Glee Club made its first
appearance tonight; Institutional-
ized (new uniforms).
10 — Clio open session — Food; quite an
14 — Carbondale is just flies in our hair.
We lost 35-45. Tough luck, fellows!
15 — We're the flies to The Principia —
27 — Wm. Sanders elected new President
of Student Association.
29 — Kappa Theta's celebrated with a
Against Blackburn, get that tip!
Look, fellows, over there, Leap high;
Now, Leap Year!
9 — Dear Diary: Mario Capelli — an. Ital-
I I — It's surely fun to watch our sophis-
ticated profs perform in plays. We
think they should have Faculty
Dames' plays more often.
13 — The Beta Alpha Mu's entertained
in honor of St. Patrick today at a
luncheon at Mowe's.
19 — Public opinion questionnaires given
out in Chapel.
20 — Men's Glee Club leaves for the
East. Peace prevails for three days.
23 — Black cloud — nine weeks exams; not
six, only nine now.
27 — Women's Glee Club goes South for
the week-end. Babe and Helen
spend the night in jail.
29— A Spiritual Emphasis Period. Dr.
Yost guides us.
-Dear Diary: Iva Lou was elected
Queen of the May.
-Clara Frances received first award
in the Intercollegiate Folk-Drama
Tournament held in Cape Girar-
deau for folk character portrayal.
6 — Spring cleaning! Clio dusts off the
BAMS hold formal initiation.
Chorus of sixteen voices presents
cantata "Calvary" before the Schu-
bert Club of East St. Louis.
8 — Annual Inter-class track meet. Sen-
iors took the honors.
9 — Kappa Theta Tau and Phi Lambda
Tau hold formal initiation.
10 — Easter Recess. Short but sweet!
16 — We're beginning the last lap for
this year. Wish us luck, wont you?
Roy Jaeckel, Basketball Captain-
17— Dr. Yost speaks over WGN, Chi-
cago. Delegates leave for Sigma
Zeta Conclave in Cape Girardeau.
18 — Phi Lambda Tau "home-towners"
provide inspiration for McKendree
track men. McK 73 — Blackburn 57.
20 — How did you like the Opera?
21 — First senior music recital — Isabel
Smith assisted by Pearl Dick.
28 — Martha presents her senior voice re-
cital, assisted by Leona Bischoff.
2 — Dear Diary: This is the month of
Banquets. Wouldn't it be fun to
peek in at them all?
Tonight the Bachelors banqueted.
5 — Mary Margaret Carson sang and
Isabel Smith was at the organ.
9 — The Alpha Mu Omega follow up
with a feed.
12 — Pearl Dick's voice recital; Mary Etta
Reed's piano recital.
15 — Now the sororities are at it. The
Phi Lambda Tau's hold forth to-
16 — Two more tonight — Beta Alpha Mu
and Kappa Theta Tau. Aren't they
pretty in their organdies?
19 — Dorothy Pfeffer's voice recital.
22 — Alpha Psi Omega banquet, fol-
lowed by theatre party.
23 — Pi Kappa Delta didn't "forensic" —
they too were banqueting.
25 — From Joy to Sorrow — from Ban-
quets to Exams. An entire week of
trials and tribulations. "Lucky Sen-
28 — The last few days, but what days
they are. May the best man win
the Dorris Oratorical contest.
29 — Philo and Plato perform together.
30 — Clio presents its annual program,
31 — Today Baccalaureate Service, fol-
lowed by the Oratorio, "The Daugh-
ter of Jairus," tonight.
I — Dear Diary: The alumna swamp us
for this 1936 banquet.
Combined Glee Clubs present
Spring Concert. Meeting of Joint
2 — Commencement — "Parting is such
sweet sorrow. . . "
SENIOR CLASS DAY
May 7th was a gala day for the Seniors. It was set aside as Senior Class Day.
The program given in the Chapel was as follows:
Organ Prelude Isabel Smith
Invocation Carl Bracy
Welcome Paul Mauck
Poem Franz Hohn
Class History Dorothy Schmedake
Music Men's Quartet
"Our Hope for the World" Carl Bracy
Solo Marta Russell
Reading Martha Hinkel
Presentation of Gavel Paul Mauck
Response for Junior Class Ralph Whitson
SENIOR TREE DEDICATION . . .
Secrecy would appear to be the order of the day. Two young spruce trees re-
cently sprang up on either side of the diagonal walk. Apparently no human hand had
planted them for no human eye saw it done. But we like those silent symbols of the
class of 1936. This class dedicated these trees to the college May 7th, with the fol-
Invocation Mary Knapp
Music Women's Quartet
Address Dr. C. L. Peterson
Dedication Ritual Led by Iva Lou Cralle
Response by class
Benediction Dr. Walton
"Alma Mater" Assembly
IVA LOU CRALLE, MAY QUEEN, 1936
The blonde beauty of our campus was crowned Queen of the May on Saturday
afternoon, May 2. Iva Lou Cralle of Bone Gap is a near-"A" student and has an
"A"-rating parsonality. Her lack of size is more than compensated for in character.
Her Maid of Honor was Phyllis Burge of E. St. Louis. The Queen's attendants were
Isabel Smith, Mary Dieckmann, Catherine Gilkison, and Gladys Bradford.
Miss Cralle was crowned queen in the early afternoon and she and her royal fol-
lowing reigned over the May Fete. The W.A.A. field demonstration of the morning
had "set the stage" of McKendree's "Kingdom" for a fete and celebration. After
the crowning of the queen the Freshman girls pledged their allegiance by the winding
of the Maypole. The men displayed their prowess at a track meet at which the con-
testants performed for the queen and her lovely court.
The program for the day was as follows:
Crowning of the Queen.
Winding of the May-pole.
Miss Cora Thomas was the director of the fete.
Left to right— J. Con
1. Zeller, M. Reed, M. Wolfe, F. Holm, F. Fox, P. Dick, C. He
A splendid year of acting has been completed. The performances throughout the
season have revealed talent hitherto unknown in our group of students. We have not
only had students with ability to act but to write and produce plays as well.
The Homecoming play was the ever-beloved story of a typical family, "Little
Women," by Louisa M. Alcott.
Jo Mary Blanche Wolfe
Meg Elfrieda Heer
Amy Mary Etta Reed
Beth Helen Handel
Marmee Pearl Dick
Father Clifford Hertenstein
Larry Roger Lee Zeller
Brooks James Connett
Aunt March Fern Fox
Professor Bauer Franz Hohn
The Faculty Dames contributed their annual presentation. The plays and casts
were: "A Half Hour's Reformation".
Clem Dr. Scherer
Maud, Clem's wife Mrs. Phillips
The Doctor Dr. Hayter
The second was "A Case of Circumstantial Evidence," by our own Mrs. Nell Gris-
Miss Sarah Firman Mrs. Oppitz
Dr. Edwin C. Hoyle Prof. Hohn
Dr. Mary Monfort Dr. Steckman
Dr. George Haworth Roger Tappmeyer
Prof. Emil Schnabel Harold Hertensteln
Miss Catherine LeCompte Mrs. Bittner
Mary Ellen King Betty Mae Phillips
Georgia Lee Menne Marion Kleinschmidt
Miriam Browning Dorothy Hertensteln
[he third was "The Piper's Pay," by Margaret Cameron.
Mrs. John Burton Mrs. Hayter
Mrs. Charles Dover Mrs. Eutzler
Miss Freda Dixon Mrs. Scherer
Mary Clark Mrs. Donaldson
Evelyn Evans Miss Harper
Mrs. Hereford-Carr Miss Wilson
Katie Miss Walton
Several one-act plays were presented by the "Little Theatre" group. Each stock
company sponsored one or more plays. The first, directed by Fern Fox, presented
"Fancy's Knell" and "A Weakness for Nurses."
The second company, under the direction of Arline Stanton, presented "The
Mouse Trap" by Howells.
Ruth Reilman's company gave "Sauce for the Goslings" and the last was "First
Dress Suit", directed by Mary Blanche Wolfe.
"We Fight Again," written by Willard Friederich, was entered in a contest at
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where Clara Frances Boyd took first place for "character
Orin Willard Friederich
Nurse Dorothy Schmedake
Becky Clara Frances Boyd
Peter Nord Franz Hohn
Janet Helen Handel
The Spring Play, "Dollars To Doughnuts," under the direction of Miss Cora
Thomas, was presented by the following cast:
Mr. Boland Bill Bennett
Mrs. Boland Mary Margaret Carson
Chester Boland Eldon Bauer
Caroline Phyllis Barnhart
Hortense Elizabeth McGary
George Hobbes Clifford Brown
Helen Cory Mary Etta Reed
Flossie Hill Fern Fox
Reverend Piggott Lars Hamerson
Prince Sergei James Connett
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and best in the Middle West".
The McKendrean Staff extends its appreciation to those companies that have so
generously advertised in the preceding pages. It was their help which aided in making
the 1936 McKendrean a financial possibility.
We urge the students, faculty and many friends of the college to return the favor
by patronizing these firms.
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