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Eastern Alumnus Vol. 21 No. 4 (March 1968)

Eastern Illinois University alumni newsletter magazine

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The Greatest Book
Ever Written


Dr. Richard Browne on
Teacher Militancy


Medal Of Honor Winner
Heads State Draft

MARCH 1968

Alumni Association Contents

•esident Teacher Militancy ------------------------------- 2
Good For Teachers? ----------------------------- 3
Glen Hesler Book of Genesis --------------------------------- 4
Mattoon Medal Winner ----------------------------------- 7
Dr. Waffle Dies --------------------------------- 8
•e-President Salmon Research _ ------------------------------- 9
Campus Speakers ________________________________15
Bob Miller News Notes ------------------------------~------16
Basketball --------------------------------------20
•ereta ry-Treasurer
Vol. XXI, No. 4 (Spring) March, 1968
Lynn Swango
Sullivan The Eastern Alumnus

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Kenneth E. Hesler


Teacher Militancy Is Justified--

I Dr. Richard G. Browne, of Nor- group. They are protected by ten
mal, Illinois, was Executive Officer rules, by the inertia of their coll
Believe of the Teachers College Board, 1951- gues, and by the general lack
61. From 1954-57, he was Vice teacher evaluation. At the oth
In It Chairman of the Illinois Commission extreme, there are dedicated teach
on Higher Education. Dr. Browne who work much harder, and for far
By was Executive Director of the Illinois longer hours, than .ought to be ex·
Board of Higher Education, 1962-65. pected.
Richard G. Browne He became a member of the Junior
College Board of Illinois in 1965. For all teachers there are di ·
I believe in teacher militancy. It Dr. Browne has taught in high schools cult situations, undisciplined pup
is fully justified and long over-due. in Marion, Illinois, and Chicago uncooperative parents, and
Low salaries, arduous work, long Heights, Illinois, and was head of clear obstacles to learning. Th
hours, unsatisfactory working condi- the Department of Social Science at conditions are frequently common in
tions, limited fringe benefits - these Illinois State University, 1946-51. the inner-city schools but are a
are too often the common situation. found in the most affluent subur
In addition, the teachers are some- where the merit principle is ahnost There may also be over-crowd~
times afflicted with uncooperative always claimed to be in force, the classrooms, the use of obsolete an
parents, autocratic administrators, criteria for evaluation are generally substandard buildings, poor build"
and unfriendly boards of education. irrelevant, and frequently harmful, maintenance, shortages of teach"
These are the causes of teacher mili- to good teaching. materials and equipment, and otli
tancy. unsatisfactory working conditionSI
So despite recent gains, salaries
Of course these circumstances do are still not adequate and proper All of these factors contribute to
not always prevail, nor should any for many teachers. And salaries al- teacher militancy. But there is a
of them be cited without qualifica- ways lag behind during inflationary a growing gull between the cl
tions. Not all teacher salaries are periods. This is ahnost certain to room teachers, on the one hand, an
low. Many districts have establish- be the case where the teachers are the school administrators on th
ed salary patterns that are adequate, not militant. other. At first glance one can wo
even generous for the beginning der how this can be the case. Pra
teacher. But ahnost no salary sched- Not all teachers work excessively tically all administrators were on
ule provides adequate financial com- long hours or find their tasks arduous. teachers, and all of them recei
pensation for the experienced, excep-' On the one hand, there are loafers the same kind of education, in t
tionally competent teacher. It is a who evade and ignore the chores same colleges and universities, as di
sad comment on the profession that that need to be done for effective the teachers. They belong, for t
its members are constantly evaluat- teaching. The profession has found most part, to the same professi
ing the. performance of the pupils few methods for penalizing this organizations, share the same co
but lack the intellectual competence mitments and goals as do the tea
to design an acceptable method for ers.
evaluating their own members. Even
at the college and university level, Why the hostility? The alie
tion? Of course part of it rests on
the inherent gull between the up
and lower echelons, differences ·
responsibility, salary levels, wo
ing conditions, and fringe benef'
Some of it is also the product of hi
ness. Classroom teachers someti
rarely see the superintendent and of
ten find the building principal so
what remote and disinterested ·
their concerns. At the college
university level, in the larger in
tutions, the classroom teachers co
plain that the president is seld
on campus, that his leadership m
filter through several layers of v·
presidents, deans, and depa
heads, and that their thoug

(Continued on page 13)


Sound Pretty Good For Teochers?

Look Dr. Stanley Elam, a 1938 graduate movement in education. It seems
of Eastern, is editor of Phi Delta to offer to teachers a means of es-
At It Kappa International publications in tablishing economic parity with some
Bloomington, Indiana. He has been of the "nonpublic" professions. It
This Woy elected Vice President and President- has already rather effectively broken
Elect of the Educational Press Asso- the master-servant relationship long
By ciation of America, an organization characteristic of boards vis-a-vis
founded in 1895 to improve the teachers. At least this is true in many
lanley Elam quality and advance the interests of states of the northeast quarter of the
educational journalism. Dr. Elam, U. S. and to some extent it is true on
letween 1962 and 1967, teacher who was featured in the Eastern the West Coast.
llaries rose 40 per cent, on the av- Alumnus in December, 1966, was
trage, in the United States. The director of public relations and alum- In our society, status is inextrica-
lilparable rise in net income for ni services at Eastern for 10 years. bly bound up with income. But
l>ctors of medicine in private prac- even when teachers do no more than
tice was less than 30 per cent. still accept the castoffs. For young establish their right as professionals
people, ambitious for money and to an important share in educational
Sound pretty good for teachers? prestige, teaching is not an attractive policy making, they strongly affect
Well, look at it another way. In profession. their status position.

L period teacher salaries rose The point I am mainly interested Status is a slippery concept to
0, from about $5,000 to roughly in making is that, given the reward measure. But economic well-being
$7,000. The average doctor's in- mechanisms our society has estab- can be accurately assessed. It is
come rose from $25,000 to about lished, teachers are not. likely ever worthwhile to examine the economic
p2,250. In other words, the in- to rival the nonpublic professions in effects of the U.S. collective negotia-
crease for the average doctor of income. tions movement in the city where, to
'6edicine in this period more than all intents and purposes, it began:
Jquals the average teacher's entire Yet the need to recruit a good New York. In the fall of 1961 the
bnual income. share of intelligent, energetic, crea- United Federation of Teachers
tive, and ambitious young people for (Local #2 of the American Federa-
I don't claim that in a just so- teaching seems quite important to tion of Teachers) won an election to
Dety teachers should necessarily me. Education is a growth industry: select an exclusive agent to repre-
make as much money as doctors. Extra capital invested in it could pay sent the city's 50,000 teachers in
off handsomely in economic produc- negotiations with the Board of Edu-
t haps they should; perhaps they tivity and social health. cation. By next June the UFT had
uldn't. Perhaps also teachers forced the Board to grant an increase
Deed as much training as doctors. For several years I have been in- that was about $1,250 per teacher
The teacher minimum is now about terested in the collective negotiations more than originally offered. Regu-
7,000 hours, the doctor minimum larly since then the UFT has forced
•bout 11,000. Perhaps standards of the board to up the ante, so that
IMmission to the two professions salaries now are at least 70 per cent
ahould not be so disperate. Medical higher than in 1961, or 25 per cent
iichools want only the best raw ma- more than the general average de-
lerial; many schools of education spite the financial plight of New

York City. ·

National Education Association af-
filiates, "revolting" in Michigan the

past two years, claim to have won
salary increases of well over 15 per
cent, or about five per cent more
· than the general average. The ac-
tivity in Michigan results from or-
ganization rivalry and a law which
favors collective negotations.

Will the collective negotiations
movement gain momentum or wither
away? Given the multitude of favor-
ing factors that operate today, I can

(Continued on page 8)


• • • ''

all mankind.

Thus, Genesis gave the Je

Christians, and Moslems the c

cept of God as the great creativeii ~

spiritual force of the universe.

gave the Christians, in partic

by way of other books such as Isai

the idea of a Messiah as fulfilled:

Dr. Donald Rhodes Alter the person of Jesus. That Jesus "'t
was a history teacher at
Eastern for 30 years before blessing promised to Abrahaid ·

his retirement in 1965. In Genesis is the central theme of

30 years he taught a lot of entire Bible story, at least as Ch '
history to a lot of students.
But he did more than that. tians tell it.
He also taught a lot of lit-
erature - as a by product Besides being the greatest, Ce
- because of his great love
for great writing . Because sis is without much doubt, the old
of Dr. Alter's background, it
was to him The Eastern book in the world. It antedates
Alumnus went to ask this
question: In your opinion, Classics of Confucius by centu
what is the greatest book
written? His anwer: It appeared long before the tea

The Book ings of Gautama, the Buddha.

Of Genesis is much older than great Hindu t'p

By such as the Mahabharata or t

Donald R. Alter Dr. Donald R . Alter philosophies called Upanishads. H
mer's great epics which did for

ancient Greeks what Genesis did

Of all great books in the world, the ancient Hebrews came hundr

the book of Genesis is by far the of years after the origin of Gen

greatest. We judge this by the influ- In addition, the Illiad and the Od

ence it has had on people-many sey lost their persuasive power(

people through long ages of time. not their beauty, long, long ago.

This, apparently; is the criterion of contrast, Genesis carries as potent

greatness set up by the "Great message as ever.

Books" people and they should know. Just how old Genesis is, we do n

Surely they ought to know. actually know. We are histori

Genesis is tbe progenitor of all aware of certain periods of Hehr

other Bible books, especially those of history when scholars were bus·

the Old Testament. From a strictly work editing and remodeling

historical point of view, it is safe to documents · containing these a

say that, except for Genesis, they ancient writings .and fitting toget

might not have been written at all. the entire body of materials la

Certainly they would not have been known as the divine Torah, or, I

the same as they turned out to be. Christians, t h e Pentateuch. T

It is true that most of the later Schools of the Prophets were o

books fell far below the standards such group. Originated by the gr

set up in Genesis, both by way of leader, Samuel, these schools we

literary excellence and of clarity in formed well before 1000 B.C.

the religious concepts presented. Yet continued for some time in th

the tendency was, and is for Genesis scholarly performance. The

to hold the rest of them in line and ings which became the book of

to return to fold those of them that sis were very old even then.

seem, temporarily, to go astray. It As to original authorship, Heb

is what we sometimes call a frame of speculation and tradition credited

reference. five of these books to Moses. It '

The books of the New Testament, common historical practice to ere

too, are all based on one idea that a great book to a great man. T

occurs originally in the pages of is, indeed, some reason to accept

Genesis. This idea is that God will idea that Moses wrote, or at le

cooperate with his people in making dictated, certain parts of this \\or

them a blessing to others, in fact, to There are also good reasons w ·


e us believe he did not write was under the direct inspiration of and God.
all. God. In all likelihood, he was both. This second set of six had in them

We take the position that Genesis, In this speculative study, we as- a second, and very practical value,
sume he was inspired. We do not also. They presented a pattern of
I original form, was in existence mean by this that God held the stylus conduct for Hebrew "history yet to
oses' childhood and was avail- or even stood behind the man and be". This was not a prediction, of
to him in his formative years. dictated the words over his shoulder. course, but a hopeful prophecy, lay-
londuct, as described in the book What we do mean is that this very ing out the plans for the exodus
E;xodus, indicates more in his able young man, facing a prodigious from Egypt, the capture of Canaan,
ucation than could have come problem that he recognized was too the formation of a great nation and
big for him, went directly to God for the establishment of the inalienable
the knowledge and ways of help. The answer came in the form right (birthright) of . Israel - the
t alone. Perhaps someone had of abundant power that enabled him right to provide a blessing for all
dy prepared a Hebrew docu- to produce on a level beyond his mankind. These parables are told
t that influenced him in becom- own personal limits, far beyond the in Genesis, chapters eleven to fifty.
limits of his day and seldom ap-
g the great national leader he turn- proached, indeed, in any day. The Great Prophet himself emer-
ges as the first man to realize that
out to be. The greatness of this achievement there was one God, the spirit Creator
H we accept this hypothesis, we is well illustrated by the form of of all. He probably got his cue from
writing chosen for the book. This an earlier Egyptian pharoah, but the
go from there to describe the is a form ideal to the purpose, for it murky story of Aton, shot through
or, that is, the kind of man who is both simple and compelling. The with a strong suspicion of sun wor-
stories of which the book is compos- ship and clouded with political ha-
have been initially responsible ed fall into a class called parables. tred, becomes, in the hands of the
this book. We may describe also, Such stories tell great, even eternal, Great Prophet, "a thing of beauty
londitions under which he lived, truths in the form of simple con- and a joy forever".
purposes he had in writing, his duct. They thus provide a way
od in selectiI1.g materials, the that can be easily understood and We call him the Great Prophet
just as easily remembered. because we do not know his name.
ces of his unusual _power and, The Jews of Jesus' day seem to have
ally, the method he chose where- Jesus himself later used the method had a vague belief that there was
of the parable, doubtless for the such a man (John I, 21) and to
his materials could be presented same purpose and certainly to the have spoken of him with awe and
same effect. He explained to his reverence. Yet we must still call
re effectively. disciples, however, that there was him merely the Great Prophet. What
The first form of Genesis, then, another motive in this use. The follows is a scanty outline of his
eternal truths, he said, were under- life.
tJoduced in Egypt but was not stood only by those who wished to
understand them, that is, by his He actually lived in the land of
the Egyptians. Instead it appear- friends. His opponents, he said, Goshen, east of Egypt proper (the
could not understand them at all. Nile Valley) and west of the Red
Jmong a "nation of displaced per- Sea. As a boy, he was doubtless a
The stories the Great Prophet told shepherd or herdsman in that dry
" who occupied an outlying part were already very old. He took, for country. He realized the power of
Egypt known as the Land of example, the ancient myths of the the sun and at night looked up at
Sumerians, some of which are identi- the glory of the moon and was thrill-
en. The displaced people were fiable with those found by archaeo- ed by the mystery of the stars.
e llebrews, soon to be calling logists in modern times. He used
these but he remodeled them, gave As he grew older he visited the
elves Israelites or Children of them significance and authority, and cities of the valley where he learned
welded them into a definite pattern. many things. His sensitive nature
el. They were employed by By them, in altered form and con- found Egyptian "flesh-pots"' repul-
oh (title for the kings of tent, he was able to state six eternal tive but Egyption knowledge very
t) as herdsmen and drovers truths about the relationships be- dear. He learned to read and write,
tween man and God. These are perhaps even adapted Egyptian let-
the crown. They produced the found in the book of Genesis, Chap- ters to his own Hebrew tongue. He
p and the cattle that were used ters I through XI. consistently sought the company of
the strictly agricultural valley of those that were "quiet, wise and
Later, after rest, study and travel, good''. We are impelled to say these
e Nile that constituted Egypt prop- he took the old legends of his own
. Their economy was, as we say people, remodeled them, gave them things about hfui because of his later
significane and authority, and wove
adays, geared to that of Egypt. them into a mighty epic, the epic of achievements.
ir lives remained long separate the patriarchs. Once more there In the boyhood of the Great Prop-
emerged six additional great truths
Egypt and they took an Egyp- about the relationships between man het, the Hebrews had been in the
an ways very slowly, if at all. land of Goshen a long time. They
It was among these relatively prim- still had legends, that is stories, told
·ve people, however, that the one
(Continued on next page)
~peared who began the long
·es of changes that eventually PAGE FIVE
uld lead man to God. The super-

greatness of this man is evi-
by his production of the

erful book, appropriately called
· llleginning (Genesis) . This work

a monumental performance of

h long lasting importance that it
be explained only in one of two

ys: It was either the work of
genius of the very highest caliber
it was the work of a man who

(Continued from preceding page) Dr. Ralph L. Wickiser, '34, a nationally-known artist, has present641 o

by word of mouth from father to of his paintings, "Wood Interior," to Eastern following an exhibit of his lor
son, of an earlier life in Asia. In
conformity with these stories, they at the Sargent Gallery. Dr. Wickiser, a native of Greenup, current
were still living in tribal groups in Director, Division of Graduate Programs in Art and Design, Pratt Inst'
the grazing land of Goshen. These
groups were twelve, actually thir- Brooklyn, N. Y. He holds the honorary Doctor of Pedagogy degree tr1
teen, in number and were supposed Eastern.
to be descendants of twelve sons of
one man who had migrated from very ancient even in that day. They Hebrews, not
Canaan in to Egypt. Two of the had originated and had been written sophisticated
groups represented one of the twelve down by the earliest civilized men, Egypt, but to the one true God
sons, Joseph. They were Manasseh the Sumerians. They were also very
and Ephraim who were sons of convincing, yet seemed to lack the all. This God, he soon rrcei
Joseph after he came to Egypt. final touch which would give them was the creative source o all,
proper authority. maker of man himself, the source
The Great Prophet, judging from all power to help men in their ~t'J
his own later interpretation, may The young Ephraimite also listen- to find Him.
have been an Ephraimite, a descend- ed closely to the story of Ikhnaton
ant of the younger son of Joseph. He and to his idea of God. It was the That God was pleased with th
gradually came to believe he must story of an Egyptian ruler and his first faltering prayers must have
do something for his people. belief in only one God. This was, true. His physical universe had n
by no means, an ancient story at
This belief grew in him, not be- that time. In fact, the events of produced a creature who recogn
cause the Hebrews were unhappy. Ikhnaton's struggle with the priests the basic truth, that God's own po
They had instead, he thought, ac- of Amon had taken place not long er was available to all his crea
cepted the life in Goshen all too before. The idea of Aton, a sole
readily. More and more of them God, was scoffed at and belittled especially to those who would
had accepted Egyptian ways. Young even as it was told. Yet it impress- his face".
men often, now, made frequent trips ed the young Hebrew greatly as a
to Egyptian cities where they were possible answer to his problem. The man prayed. God answ
not indifferent to the temptations of The inspiration began to flow.
the flesh that were offered there. He began to pray, not to the Great Prophet's work was about
household Gods of the still primitive begin. His great prophetic u
The young Ephraimite was, how- ances are found in the great book
ever, no mere reformer. He thought have today. It is the book c
that, if the Hebrews came to know Genesis.
the truth, they might themselves re-
verse the trend, retain their inte-
grity, become a great nation, and ach-
ieve some great goal. He planned to
write something that would show
them what they might do. But first,
he must acquire more knowledge.

As he thought, long and hard,
about this problem, it became clearer
and clearer what he must do. He
must show them, first, that men were
important and, second, that the He-
brews were the most important a-
mong men.

To prove the first point he listen-
ed to all the myths about the origin
of man that were available in his
day. He found the myths from Asia
most exciting. These were brought
to Egypt by travelers from far dis-
tant lands. He learned that, far to
the East, there was another fertile
land, even richer than the valley of
the Nile. It was watered by the
river Euphrates and other rivers. It
was a place of great natural beauty
and filled with wealth and splendor.

The myths these men told were


Lt. Ogden Mr. Ogden

Medal Of Honor Winner Takes High Post

The citation accompanying his gun bullet, Lieutenant Ogden, de- medical aid, he led his company on,
llgressional Medal of Honor reads: spite his painful W(i)und and enemy and later, signaling over a hedgerow,
fire from close range, continued up he was confronted by a German offi-
"On the morning of 25 June 1944, the hill. Reaching a vantage point, cer with a pistol. Ogden, with a
near Fort Du Roule guarding the ap- he silenced the 88 mm gun with a well quick motion, snapped the pistol out
Joaches to Cherbourg, France, Lieu- placed rifle grenade, and then with of the officer's hand and, emptying
tenant Carlos C. Ogden's company hand grenades knocked out the two his M-1, killed the officer and
was pinned down by fire from a machine guns, again being pain- wounded several other Germans."
lterman 88 mm gun and two machine fully wounded. Lieutenant Ogden's
pns. Anning himself with an M-1 heroic leadership and indomitable The young lieutenant who earned
tif]e, a grenade launcher, and a num- courage in alone silencing these the nation's highest military decora-
enemy weapons inspired his men to tion was Charles C. Ogden, ex-'41.
ber of rifle and hand grenades, he greater effort and cleared the way
left his company in position and ad- for the company to continue the ad- Ogden, now 50 years old, has re-
vance and reach i~s objective. cently been named Selective Service
lanced alone, under fire, up the Director of California. Ogden, who
~pe toward the enemy emplace- "Refusing to go to the rear for resides in San Jose with his family,
inents. Struck on the head and
lnocked down by a glancing machine (Continued on next page)


Medal Winner Teachers

(Continued from preceding page) (Continued from page 3)

is supervisor of the business develop- see an acceleration in the movemdll
ment department of Title Insurance over the next five years, until we
Trust Company. Prior to assuming have laws governing the relations
that position, he was the membership of teacher organizations and bo
manager of the Greater San Jose in all states, not just the pres~IO.
Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Eugene Waffle A draftee himself in 1941, (he was I see no immediate possibility of er-
separated from the Army as a major)
Death Claims Ogden believes that fact will be an ger between the AFT and the E.Aa
asset in his new job.
Dr. Waffle, 65 continued organizational rivahJ is
"Because I was drafted, I think I
Dr. Eugene Waffle, 65, who was can understand the outlook and prob- assured. And I see stronger and
to have retired from Eastern at the lems of people being called up," the
end of the summer quarter, died un- new director said. stronger organizations, which evffilll
expectedly on February 8 at his home
in Charleston. He became head of In 1956, Ogden went to France as tually will gain control of access to
the English Department during the a member of the Official United the profession and develop disci
1953-54 school year, succeeding Dr. States Delegation to attend the dedi- nary methods making it possib~ to
Howard DeF. Widger at the time of cation of the Normandy American eject members for breaches of etlii<I
Widger's death. Cemetery and Memorial. At the in- not merely from the organizatioq but
vitation of President Eisenhower in
Dr. Waffle came to Eastern in 1958, he served as honorary pall- from the profession. Already, the
1926. During World War 2, he serv-
ed in the Army Air Corps, returning NEA has made it a breach of the
to Eastern in 1945. Code of Ethics for a teacher to viOI

Dr. Francis Palmer, acting head of late sanctions applied against a boarl
the Department, said staff members of education or district.
voted before his death to establish a
scholarship in his name. bearer at interment of the Unknown Whether teaching will ever g~

President Quincy Doudna issued Members of the Armed Forces of parity of status and income wit)j
this statement at the time of Dr.
Waffle's death: World War II and Korea at the Arl- other professions requiring equivaJtl

"The death of Dr. Eugene Waffle ington National Cemetery. training and talent I do not knov.I
is a great loss to the university where
he taught and to the community President Johnson invited him in Perhaps we will have to become £001
where he lived. He was a dedicated
teacher in the classroom and an in- 1964 to serve as one of the 15 mem- takers like doctors and lawyert for
spirational leader as the head of the
English Department for many years. bers of the official United States that to happen. Which heaven for,
His loss will be long and deeply felt."
party headed by Gen. Omar N. Brad- bid.
Alan York, '66, is stationed in
Pathology Section of the 1st U. S. ley to go to France as a guest of
Army Research Laboratory in New
York City. the French Government for the 20th

anniversary of the Normandy beach- · Huffman Named
head landing.
Married, Ogden is the father of '·Outstanding'

four sons, ranging in age from 16 to John W. Huffman, '59, has heed
23. He and his wife, Louise, live

at 1540 Walnut Grove Ave., San selected one of the "OutstanW

Jose. Young Men. of America." Biogra.

ical information about Huffman will

Bonnie M. Jones, '61, has announc- be included in the 1968 publicat9
ed her engagement to Edward Ulrich, of "Outstanding Young Men of Ami
Jr., of Linthicum Heights, Md. The
wedding is planned for June 22. erica," an annual publication inclul
Miss Jones teaches at the George Fox
Junior High School, Pasadena, Md. ing information about 10,000 yomt
men of outstanding rank throuH
Phyllis Kinkade (Mrs. William A. the country.
Brown), '66, is a speech and hear-
ing therapist with the Lafayette, The publication and the selecti4
California, School District. Mr. is an annual project of the Outsta•
Brown, ex-'69, is with the California ing Americans Foundation.
office of soil conservation. The ad-
dress is 929 Dewing Ave., Apt. A, Huffman is the immediate past
Lafayette, Calif.
president of the Alumni Associatll
Robert Wayne Smith, '65, is In- and is a member of the Eastern Illi-
structor of Speech Pathology and nois University Foundation. An attoll
Clinic Supervisor in Speech and ney, Huffman lives in Mattoon. He
Hearing Clinic at the University of is Province Governor of the State ii
Southwestern Louisiana. Illinois of Sigma Tau Gamma fratel


This salmon tagging boat proceeds on its mission off the lonely coast of Southeastern Alaska.

Man Turns To The Oceans For Food, And .. .

His Research Business Is Salmon

As the international population in- suit of social and political interac- The old endures and the
ll!'eases, men are turning more and tions. new is formally launched:
more to the world's oceans as a food On the following pages are
lapply. The potential of the salmon Most of the work of the Institute, picturesque and stately Old
tesource of the North Pacific is the a research division of the College of Main and Blair Hall, the first
Fisheries at the University, involves and third major buildings,
ial interest of Rollin D. (Dave) the cooperation of various groups of respectively, on the campus,
drews III, '55. Andrews is a salmon canners and packers, com- and Lawson Hall, a nine-
lshery biologist with the Fisheries mercial fishing interests, the Federal s to r y women 's residence
• earch Institute, University of government, and agencies of the hall. Named in honor of
states bordering the Pacific Ocean. Dean Elizabeth K. Lawson,
hington, Seattle. Projects include studies of the five the hall was formally dedi-
One of the immediate goals of An- species of Pacific salmon (sockeye, cated on February 23. It
lrews' work is to provide the infor- coho, chum, humpback, and king) opened in September, 1967.
btion necessary for managing sal- from the time they are hatched in Dr. Lawson was Dean of
mon in those waters so that the maxi- the gravel beds of freshwater streams Women for 27 years until
mum number of fish can be harvest- and lakes until they return to their her retirement in 1966.
ed for economic benefits, while at birthplace to spawn.
the same time adequate stocks are
• intained to prevent future de- In 1953, the International Conven-
. es in the abundance of the fish. tion for the High Seas Fisheries of
And while his particular work in- the North Pacific Ocean was estab-
lves primarily the salmon, infor- lished between the U. S., Canada,
and Japan. This convention provided
ion about other resources such among other things, that the Jap-
Is other fish, shellfish, minerals, etc. anese would abstain from fishing for
salmon in the North Pacific east of
being accumulated by several 175 degrees west longitude. This
ncies and the ultimate decision
how these many resources will be (Continued on page 12)
kilized will come about as the re-


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Salmon are scooped from a purse seine, en route to a holding tank on the deck of the tagging vessel.

Salmon men, including two biologists. All insertion in or through the muse
boats leave Seattle in April and be- ture of the back directly under
(Continued from page 9) gin tagging fish in the Straits of San dorsal fin.
Juan De Fuca. Some of the boats
abstention was agreed to under cer- then travel up through the Gulf of The tagged fish are then rel
tain conditions of the treaty, one of Alaska, tagging as they go. They ed, and the location of the rel
which was that the fish be the sub- will then tag fish near the Aleutian is recorded so that when the fish
ject of extensive scientific research. Islands and in Bristol Bay of the recaptured at a later date the g
Bering Sea. eral direction and extent of th
The tagging program in which An- travels will be known. Rewardt
drews works was formed by the In- The vessels use purse seines which given for the recovery of a tag a
stitute under contracts to the U.S. are approximately 400 fathoms long information about the place and ·
Fish and Wildlife Service for the and 35 fathoms deep and are made of capture· and the length of the ·
American Section of the International of nylon webbing. Adult and im- at capture. •
North Pacific Fisheries Commission, mature salmon of all five species are
which contains members from the caught and tagged. These fish Within this general field of ta
three signatory nations to the treaty. range in length from IO centimeters ging, Andrews is a specialist.
Its primary purpose was to deter- to about 60 centimeters and in weight primary concern is analyzin~
mine the oceanic movements of the from a few ounces to 15 pounds. food and feeding habits and gr
Pacific salmon in order to verify the Some fish are not tagged, but are of young salmon during their
175 degree west longitude line as a preserved in formalin for later ana- year in the ocean. From this
realistic dividing line for the separ- lysis of their food habits and to at- hopes to be able to assess the amo
ation of Asian and American stocks tempt to identify from which river of competition for food betweed
of salmon. Since its inception, how- system they originated. several species of salmon and
ever, the tagging program has been tween them and other fish. Andr
broadened to include studies about After the fish are caught in the believes this project may also s
the physiology, food and feeding seine, they are transferred to holding some light on the reasons for
habits, and identification of stocks tanks on deck. Biologists measure apparently d i r e c t e d movem
of salmon from different river sys- the fish and take scale samples so the which the salmon make in the \1
tems. fish's age can be told later by count- Pacific and the Bering Sea.
ing the number of annuli on the
The tagging boats are chartered scales, similar to the manner in which His ultimate goal is to be able
purse seiners, about 70-80 feet in a tree's age is told by counting the estimate the number of salmon w ·
length, carrying a crew of 10 or 12 number of rings in a cross section of the food available to them is abler
its trunk. There are several types sustain.
PAGE TWELVE of tags available, and most require
Mrs. Andrews is the former Di
D. Lauson, ex-'53.

(Continued from page 2) errors that have been made could publicize unsatisfactory s a l a r i e s ,
have been avoided. For there have working conditions, etc., in a parti-
s face a genuine obstacle course been errors in the recent militancy- cular school system so that appli-
are rarely made effective. errors not of purpose but errors of cants can be aware of the disadvan-
method and procedure. tages of accepting employment there.
's feeling of alienation on the The American Association of Univer-
of faculty members is especially What kinds of errors have oc- sity Professors has used this proce-
cured? dure for many years. But there have
1t among the younger teach- been sanctions used that I consider
On the one hand, they are not My views with respect to this objectionable. In the Florida sanc-
question are, of course, affected by tions of 1967, the National Education
of the history and traditions my own profesisonal experience and Association went to the extent of
e Institution, so are impatient assumptions - my biases, if you wish denying to its members the right of
even the most rational policies to name them. I believe that free choice. The Association warned
IJ!>cedures. In addition, they schools, colleges, and universities are them that "to accept employment in
created primarly to serve the needs Florida public schools would be con-
if the growing attitudes of of society. In fact, I believe the sidered unethical conduct and could
ism and impatience with the whole quality of living depends on lead to discharge from, or future re-
the effectiveness of the educational fusal of membership in the N.E.A."
quo which has characterized system. I deplore any action, by any In other words, the Association seri-
t student bodies. To them the group - legislators, school boards, ously contemplated withholding edu-
· ration represents "the estab- or teacher organizations-that de- cation from the children of Florida
ent" and they are committed prives young people of the benefits in order to achieve its goals.
of education, because the fabric of
ck it. It is no accident that society is weakened thereby. I be- Sanctions have also taken the
leaders of recent teacher mili- lieve that teachers, more than any form of the labor "slow-down", the
other group, must be uniquely dedi- refusal of teachers to perform out-of-
have usually • been under 35 cated to the common good. I am class tasks normally associated with
of age. proud to have been, for almost 40 teaching. For an entire month many
years, a teacher and I am proud that teachers of Decatur refused to at-
is feeling of alienation by many for most of those years I was engaged tend staff meetings, hold pupil or
faculty members is accentu- in teacher education. And I am not parent conferences, take children on
ashamed to have been called a "dedi- field trips, or even correct written
!Ji, the circumstance that a cated teacher", (a term which some assignments if such tasks entailed
ly,number of them do not gen- teacher militants used recently as an service after 4 p.m. on week-days.
expression of ridicule) . While some learning still occurred
ly respect the profession of during this period, the children did
ing. This is especially evident in With these assumptions I find my- not receive the complete educational
colleges and universities where self unable to condone such methods experience that the profession knows
teaching function is being sub- as the following: to be proper.
. ated to research. Here one
what has been called "the cult 1. Teacher strikes. Teacher strikes 3. Personal attacks on board mem-
the hon-teacher". In our Illinois have been held to be unlawful in bers and administrators. Unlike the
ter Plan studies, there were re- Illinois and elsewhere. But even if resposnsible unions in organized lab-
s from the two-year colleges of they were legal I could not easily or, where rival negotiators are gen-
lifficulty in recruiting faculty accept the denial to children of the rally treated with sincere respect and
use so many candidates sought opportunity to learn. I believe consideration, some teacher militants
~ghter teaching loads of the teachers belong in the classroom have engaged in personal attacks on
·\'ea1 institutions. The latter re- when children are there seeking an board members and administrators.
~ resistance from prospects who education. Furthermore, many teach- While some of these groups may
bed the still lighter loads of the ers strikes have entailed the viola- not always deserve much consider-
uate universities and colleges. tion of solemn contracts, an act ation, a great proportion are sin-
the universities reported that which organized labor in the private cere, able, and well-intentioned.
erous candidates sought assur- sector does not often condone. The Board members generally serve with-
various subterfuges to the strike, call- out compensation and seek only to
that they would do little or ing in sick, mass resignations that perform a civic duty. They generally
taching at all so that they would are not bona fide, failure to report know more about the financial cir-
free for research. Especially a- for classes when school opens in the cumstances of the district than do
g the younger faculty members Fall - these are all as undesirable the teachers. They feel a responsi-
e has been this down-grading of as the strike in that they deny chil- bility to the citizens whom they, a-
dren the right to learn. lone, represent.
ing as a career. To many of
persons, teacher militancy rep- 2. Sanctions. A variety of devices The teachers ought to insist on
nts resentment and rebellion have been used by militant teachers full access to the financial data of
· st the principal function of the in lieu of the strike. In a strictly the system and should assist the
I. limited form there is a "sanction"
that is not in any way objectionable. (Continued on next page)
As a believer in teacher militancy, Teacher organizations can rightfully
can deplore the failure of the
, (and wiser?), teachers to take
iead in the campaign to improve

· lionditions. Had they done so
is t>ossible that some of the tactical


James Gamer, right, '57, M. S., '59, has been elected president of the foundly modify the role of f
Flagstaff, Arizona, Chamber of Commerce. Elected vice president was members. One of them has sai
Author E. Hughes, Jr., '51, shown with Garner. Hughes is Dean of the a Fortner faculty member I def
College of Business Administration at Northern Arizona University. Garner the importance of faculty p
is editor-publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff. In January, the tion in the selection of admin"
Daily Sun won three of Arizona's top press awards. Garner is second vice officers. As a union officer I ~
president of he Arizona Newspapers Association, and is president of the concede that the unions ha
Flagstaff Press Club. Hughes receved the Ph.D. in Busness Administraion business detenninin~ the com
at the University of Iowa. He joined the staff at Northern Arizona Univer- tion of management' . You just
sity in 1961 . have it both ways.

(Continued from preceding page) dispute, as well as any strike in an In colleges and universitiel
board in its efforts to secure ade- essential public service. And the has developed a structure for f
quate funds. But it is unwise and public has traditionally considered participation in institutional
very short-sighted, in my opinon, to public education as being near the ment. In the state universiti
downgrade the community, or its top of the essential services. colleges of Illinois that has ~
elected board, or the administrators ally been significantly effectivel
they have chosen, if teacher de- There are clear signs of public im- culty members generally sele~
mands are not always granted. patience with some tactics of teacher textbooks, make the examinati
militants. This impatience, if it de- cide the curriculum, determinl
4. Engendering hostility toward velops into wide-spread hostility, may graduate. They help c
the schools. The most serious dan- will result in making more difficult their fellow faculty members, d
ge~ in excessive teacher militancy is the correction of legitimate teacher mine promotions, decide questi
that it may enhance a loss of confi- complaints. tenure, and often have a voice in
dence and a deep-seated hostility to- selection of department heads, d
ward public education. The public 5. Trade-union procedures which and even in the choosing of a p
generally deplores strikes in public are a backward step for the schools. dent. Trade unions in industrJ
employment, where every taxpayer The more sophisticated activists in found that they cannot claim
becomes unwillingly a party to the the American Federation of Teachers parable powers. They do not d
what product is to be producecl
recognize that their efforts will pro- raw materials shall be proce
what procedures shall be u
production. Nor do they seek.
choose the corporation presid
plant superintendents, the sho

Faculty members in a pro
organized school, at any level,
a role far beyond the wildest d
of the most radical trade-uni
To take on the trade union p .
phy would swely be a bac
step. Yet this is what some te
militants would bring about.
seems unwise at any level; at
college or university level it
well prove fatal for quality perf

Teacher militancy does not
to use unprofessional and self-cl
ing methods. A profession w
has inspired so many to do so
must have within it the comp
to find better ways of improv'
conditions. For every schoo
tern or institution of higher "
tion that has achieved short
gains by the use of improper
ods, there are scores that have
ed their goals through firm and
gent methods which are cons·
with high professional stan
This is teacher militancy at its


Continuing a tradition of bringing
"name" people to the campus, these
three speakers were scheduled for spring
quarter appearances. Dick Gregory,
comedian-civil rights activist, upper left,
is slated to speak on May 6. Upper right
is F. Lee Bailey, noted criminal lawyer,
scheduled for April 17. Dr. Alberto
Lleras Camargo, lower left, spoke on
March 12.


Alumni News Notes

1900 - 1909 Kansas City, Kan., and now lives in Minnesota at Duluth. Mrs. Cham
Evergreen, Colo., Route 1, Box 577. lin is the former Ruby Stallings
Nelle Wiman (Mrs. Victor Brown), They live at 1215 University C
'08, lives at 2517 W. 54th St., Eva L. Dunn, '28, retired from Duluth.
Minneapolis, Minn. public school teaching at Bloom Twp.
High School in 1966 and since then Herman Otto Homann, '36, is
Myrtle Davis (Mrs. John R. Sni- has taught at St. Anthony High partner in a grain elevator and f
der), '09, writes that they are en- School in Effingham, Ill. mill at Altamont, Ill.
joying the "wide open spaces" of
Kersey, Colo., and that they have an Berneice Freeland (Mrs. Forrest Iva McCrillis (Mrs. Williadl
"open door" for any EIU travelers R. Hutchings), '28, resides at 707 Jones), '36, teaches at Grove
headed west. The address is Route Shelby Ave., Effingham, Ill. solidated School, Jasper Countj
1, Box 169, Kersey. Mr. Jones, '55, teaches at Cum
Mar;orie Edith Young, '29, is a re- land Junior High and Eleme
1910 - 1919 tired teacher who lives at 12 South School, Greenup, Ill. They live
Main St., Altamont, Ill. Newton, Ill. Route 6.
Ruth Gray (Mrs. Harold Green-
lear), '11, lives at 1220 16th St., 1930 - 1939 Beatrice M. Flori, '37, is Cha'
Rock Island, Ill. of the Science Department, Kew
Geneva Jared (Mrs. Wade M. (Ill.) High School.
Emily C. Reid, '13, lives in Albion, Hepler), '31, makes draperies for an
Ill., with her sister and writes that interior decorator. The family lives George C. Richardson, '38, M
gardening, travel and local activities on a farm near Streator, Ill., Route 2.
keep her "more than busy." The ad- '47, received his doctorate last J
dress is 300 East Elm St., Albion. Dr. Harry R. Jackson, '31, is in his
32nd year at Winona State College and teaches in the College of B
Mrs. Edwin S. Shortess, '14, will where he is Chairman, Division of ness at Bradley University, Pe
retire on July 1 as Head of the Ex- Fine and Applied Arts. Mrs. Jack- Ill. Mrs. Richardson, the fo
tension Department, Louisiana State son is the former Genelle Voigt, '29. Margaret Ellen Stephenson, '37,
Library. She lives at 5279 Green- After next year the couple plans to S., '56, is Chairman, Home Econ
side Lane, Baton Rouge, La. live in their retirement home in West ics Department, Richwoods Comm
Salem, Ill., and spend the summers ity High School, Peoria.
Helen Lumsden (Mrs. Vernon F. at a cottage in northern Minnesota.
Huntley), '17, resides at 835 Cove Their current address is 313 Wilson Leland C. Murphy, '39, is p ·
Way, Denver, Colo. St., Winona, Minn. pal at Hoffman School, East Mo·
Ill. The family lives at 557-34th ,\
Dessie Richey, '17, lives at 216 Mrs. Gertrude Lohrmann, '31, East Moline.
South Park St., Streator, Ill. teaches in Effingham, Ill.
Dale C. Smith, '39, has joinell
Inez M. Davidson Ward, '19, lives Dr. Ralph F. Evans, '32, is Chief staff of Kanute Realty in St. Cblr
at 220 West Washington St., New- of Party of the California State Col- Ill.
ton, Ill. leges Team in Jamaica. The team is
assisting the Jamaican government Charles 0. Austin, Jr., '36, is
Harietta Foreman (Mrs. Robert in developing a junior high school erintendent of schools in Rock Is
W. Serviss), '19, retired from the program. His address is USAID, Am- He went to Rock Island in 1951
Grand Junction, Colo., school sys- erican Embassy, Kingston, Jamaica. served as principal of the Rock
tem in 1965. Mr. Serviss, who also land Senior High School until 1
attended Eastern, died on Sept. 12, Alden Cutshall, '32, has been nam- He assumed his present post in 1
1967. ed to the Aurora (Ill.) Regional Ad-
visory Board on Delinquency Preven- 1940 - 1949
1920 - 1929 tion. Dr. Cutshall holds the Ph.D.
degree from Ohio State University. Rosemary Bevis (Mrs. Johq
Lucile Rhoads (Mrs. Louis Krab- Knezovich) , '40, writes that after
be), 21, does substitute teaching in Juna Rebecca Willms, '35, reports had not taught for 25 years, she
the Dieterich, Ill., schools. a new address of Route 2, Browns- "drafted" and now teaches bio
town, Ill. and science at Limestone Co
Paul R. Fawley, 22, has retired as ity High School, Bartonville, Ill.
chief engineer, Swift and Company, Dr. Thomas W. Chamberlin, '36, address is 1212 North Elmwood A
is still Academic Dean, University of Peoria, Ill.


avid L. Hart, '41, teaches at William C. Arnett, '66, has been tional Milling Co. Mrs. Gresham is
sh Junior College, Mt. Carmel, appointed to the administrative staff the former Mary Ellen Lape, '51. The
Mrs. Hart, the former Dorothy of the University of South Florida in address is 5041 Windsor Ave., Edina
ons, '39, M.S. '64, teaches sixth Tampa as coordinator of records. Mr. (Mpls.), Minn.
e in Albion, Ill. and Mrs. Arnett live at 11712 15th
Street, Tampa, Fla. Henry Stepping, '51, M.S. '54, is
er H. Miller, '41, is Superin- Dean of Boys at Peoria Central. The
ent of Schools at Fairbury-Crop- 1950 - 1959 address is 2829 West Fountaindale,
, livingston County. Mrs. Miller Peoria, Ill.
the former Katherine J. Johnson, Dollie Davidson (Mrs. Leland
•43, They live at 113 West Oak Ross Martin), '50, teaches vocal Robert E. Stuckey, '51, is unit sup-
, Im-bury, Ill. music in the Dieterich (Ill.) schools. erintendent at Chatsworth, Ill. Mrs.
Mr. Martin, '51, M. S. '58, is em- Stuckey is the former Ariel Bowman,
elena Simpson (Mrs. Luther B. ployed by the State Highway De- '50. A daughter, Elizabeth, was born
· ), '42, is teaching this year in partment. The address is Box 3, on May 7, 1967. The family lives at
on Grade School. 410 East Pine St., Chatsworth.
Quentin V. Sparks, '50, is a cattle James G. Kehias, '52, has been pro-
l'arren W. Homann, '43, is asso- buyer for the Elburn Packing Com-
d with the Homann Grain Corn- pany, Geneseo, Ill. Mrs. Sparks, the moted to Manager-Personnel and
y, lltamont, is Secretary of the former Shirley Walton, '51, is a sub- Labor Relations for the General
cit School Board, and is vice stitute teacher. Electric General Purpose Control De-
· ent of Stuckey's Carriage Inn,
ont, Ill. Loren E. Klaus, '51, recently spent partment at Bloomington, Ill.
a month on the campus of Illinois William B. Moody, '52, is al). Army
llalph D. Wilson, '47, was East- Central College in Peoria as an "in-
's lk>resentative .for the installa- tern" in educational administration. reserve major. He participated in the
The information-gathering and in-
oTa new chancellor at the Uni- formation-exchanging stint was a second annual U. S. Anny Reserve
of Denver. Mrs. Wilson is the part of a doctoral program at Illinois Training Division Commander's Con-
State University which Klaus hopes ference at Ft. Knox, Ky.
r Ellyn Rathe, '41. The address to complete this summer. Klaus was
2275 South Harrison St., Denver, superintendent of schools at Normal Richard E. Allison, '52, is Assist-
from 1962-67. ant Professor in Speech Pathology-
ary York (Mrs. L. H. Dahlke), Audiology at Augustana College. The
is a substitute teacher in the Dwight T. Baptist, '51, M.S., '52, address is 921 34th St., Rock Island,
o, Ohio elementary and high is Assistant District Director for the Ill.
ls. Nashville (Tenn.) District of the In-
uth longbons Keen, '48, is coun- ternal Revenue Service. The family M. Wayne Bennett, '52, M.S. '55,
r at Euclid Junior High School lives at 6700 Rodney Court, Nash- is general sales manager for Golden
a luburban area of Denver, Colo. ville. Rule Life Ins. Co. and Congressional
lives at 2747 South Pennsyl-
. St., Englewood, Colo. R. Gene Gresham, '51, is Director Life Ins. Co. and vice president of
John A. Alexander, '49, is band of Manpower Development for Sup- L & R Insurance Agency, Lawrence-
or at Hinkley High School, ersweet Feeds, Division of Interna- ville, Ill. Mrs. Bennett is the former
• . Colo. He retired from the Jeannetta Newbold, ex-'53.
F reserve as a It. col. in 1966.
lcldress is 581 Empire St., Howard F. Nelms, '52, is Assist-
ra, Colo. ant Professor of Industrial Education
lmnuel D. Crisp, '49, is employed at East Tennessee State University,
Johnson City, Tenn.
the!!tagon. He has been pro-
ed Chief, Resources Manage- Gerald Cavanaugh, '53, has a new
t · e Defense Communications position of Assistant Superintendent
cy. The address is 4605 Lawn for Elementary Education at Aurora
Fairfax, Va.
Hal R. Hubbard, '49, is librarian (East) District 131. Mrs. Cavanaugh
tlewton (Ill.) Public Library. Mrs. is the former Marilyn Johnson, ex-
bard, the former Violet L. Lual- '57. The address is 609 Jackson St.,
' '51, teaches upper grade reme- Aurora, Ill.
teading. The family lives at 110
t Reynold St., Newton. Norman Endsley, '53, and Mrs.
Bost Kibler (Mrs. Glenn W. Sun- Endsley, the former Helen Vacketta,
'53, report a change of address: No.
d), '49, writes that Mr. Sun- 9 Holiday Court, Bartonville, Ill.
land has written a book about a
· War brigade to be published Dr. D. Z. Stephens, Jr., '53, is Di-
rector of Research, Memphis (Tenn.)
fall. Proposed title of the book City School System. The family lives
"ghtning at Hoover's Gap. The
~ lives at 304 East Curtis St., at 4029 McWeeny, Memphis, Tenn.
Oil, Ill. Raymond L. Fischer, '54, M.S.

'56, has completed all requirements
for a Ph.D. degree at the Univer-
sity of Illinois. Fischer is an assistant

professor of speech at Illinois State

· Mary Anna Frankland, '55, was

married to Chester Gillette, County


Superintendent of Schools, Edwards Robert M. Swarens, '67, has been LeDuc, the former Barbara D
County, on Nov. 21, 1967. Their ad- named a Peace Corps Volunteer mann, '64, report the birth of a
dress is 202 North Fourth St., Al- teacher assigned to the Philippines. Timothy John, on Sept. 19, 1
bion, Ill. He will teach English, science and The family lives at 618 Short 1
mathematics in elementary and sec- St., Lincoln, Ill.
Mary Lou Moore (Mrs. Earl C. ondary school.s.
Roller, Jr.), '55, writes that the fam- Catherine Ray
ily now ·lives at 4818 Gaynor Rd., practice, he served in the Army as Mauck), '60, is
Charlotte, N. C., where her husband a captain. Since 1967 he has been in Economist for the University of
is a C.P.A., attorney and tax manager radiology residence at Fitzsimons nois Cooperative Extension Ser ·
for Arthur Andersen & Co. General Hospital, Denver, Colo. The address is Route 1, Trent<Jtm

Carl York, '55, received a master's Jerry D. Hise, '59, is basketball Charles W. Miller, '60, and M
degree from Northern Illinois Uni- coach at Knoxville (Ill.) High School. Miller, the former Paulette En
versity and is head of the Industrial Mrs. Hise is the former Jane Parker, man, '63, report the birth of
Arts Department in Bensenville, Ill. ex-56. first child, a son, on Oct. 15, 1
Miller coaches at Altamont
Jerry D. Wyeth, '55, is head of thfl 1960 - 1967 School, Altamont, Ill.
Business Education Department at
Peoria High School. Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Kragler, '60, died on Marilyn Stilgebauer (Mrs. H
Wyeth became parents of a daughter, May 12, 1967 in an auto accident Williams), '60, M.S. '61, repo1 t
Jennifer Diane, on Oct. LI. 1967. near Orlando, Fla. Kragler was a- Mr. Williams has opened
The family lives at 4415 North Rosf\- warded the master of science degree estate office in Golden, Colo.
mead Drive, Peoria, Ill. from Washington University, St. address is 212 Iowa Drive.
Louis, in January, 1967. A room in
Carolee A. Romack, '57, is a speech one of the newer buildings on the Warren Wiman, '60, coach~
therapist in the Van Nuys (Calif.) Washington University campus has Newton, Ill., one of the three co
school system. She lives at 4750 Kes- been named "Richard A. Kragler ing Wimans. His baseball team w
ter Ave., Sherman Oaks. Calif. Conference Room." to the state tournament last sp ·
Mrs. Wiman is the former Lor
Raymond Brummett, '57, has been David York, '60, is working on a Lovelace, '65.
elected president of the Alaska Edu- Ph.D. degree at Penn State Univer-
cation Association. sity at State College, Pa. He also Martene Woodard, '60, is C
teaches a class of block printing in man of the Home Economics Dep
Phillip Stuckey, '57, with the In- the local unit. Mrs. York teaches first ment at Mayo High School in
ternal Revenue Service, now lives at grade at State College. chester, Minn.
7223 Dorchester Lane, GreencfalA
Wis. Robert A. Leach, '60, teaches in Gary G. Wooley, '60, and M
Japan for the Department of De- Wooley report the birth of their f
Elizabeth Hilligoss (Mrs. Charles fense. His address is 6114 A.B. SQ., child, Mary Dawn, on Aug. 19!11
Larsen), '58, teaches home economics Box 229, A.P.O., San Francisco, The family lives at 2811 Nort.11 W
and physical education in a new Calif. consin Ave., Peoria, Ill.
school in Castle Rock, Colo. She
plans to attend a home ec workshop Marcel W . LeDuc, '60, and Mrs. Quinn R. Sanke, '61, has re
at Eastern this summer. after teaching 33 years in Illinois
five years in Indiana. Now livinl
Norman L. Chapman, '58, has Sidell, Ill:, Mr. Sanke is· a life m
been advanced from Western Reg-
ional Sales Manager to vice president .her of the Alumni Association.
of United States Leasing Corp. He Dr. Roland Seymour, '61, is
lives at 904 Peninsula Ave., San sistant Professor of Biology at
Mateo, Calif. University of Pittsburgh.

Ted E. Johnson, '58, is superin- Jerry L. Lambert, '62, has re
tendent and principal of Ridge Farm ed the master of industrial and la
High School. Mrs. Johnson is the relations degree from Loyola ]
former Judy Needs, ex-'60. sity, Chicago. He is teaching
Thornton Township High Sch
Lenora Seaman (Mrs. Chuck Edg- Junior College in Harvey, Ill.
ington), '58, writes that they have and Mrs. Lambert reside at 15
built a new house at 2918 Birch- Irving, Dolton, Ill.
mont Drive, Bemidji, Minn. Mr. Edg-
ington, '54, M.S. '60, is Associate Philip D. Carlock, '62, M.S.
Professor of Physical Education at and Mrs. Carlock, the former ]
Bemidji State College. He also is L. Schack, '64; report the birth of
the head track coach and assistant daughter, Cynthia Louise, on F
football coach. 7, 1968. The address is 75 Van M
Way, St. Louis, Mo.
Norman E . Deambarger, '59, re-
ceived his M. D. from the University Harry R. Curtis, '62, and
of Illinois Medical School, Chicago, Curtis, the former Janice K. B
in 1963. After a period of private hout, '63, report the birth of t


child, Susan Michele, on Nov. been named the best of its type in
, 1967. The family lives at Clay the Military Airlift Command. Sweat-
man is a jet aircraft mechanic.
lll., Box 372.
David Roland IIerren, '66, is a
l>onald W. Winterrowd, '62, has social worker with the Department
n IPpointed assistant vice presi- of Children and Family Services,
Division of Child Welfare. The ad-
t fP£ the First .National Bank, dress is No. 4, Peterson's Ct., Car-
linville, Ill.
Linda Ackin (Mrs. Daniel Kwil),
llonald DeBolt, '63, coaches foot- '66, and Mr. Kwil, '65, became par-
ents of a daughter, Melanie Lynn,
and baseball at Tinley Park
) High School. on Feb. 11, 1967. The address is P.
0. Box 231, Braidwood, Ill. .
lteve L. Wunderle, '63, is Chair-
I Glenn Maurer, '66, and Mrs. Mau-
' !Department of Biological Sci- rer, the former Mary Edwards, '65,
at Winston Churchill College, i became the parents of a daughter,

tiac, Ill. Mrs. Wunderle is the Joanne Lynn, on Jan. 3, 1968. The
er Sharon Swinford, ex-'65. They
rt the birth of a daughter, Kris- family lives at No. 2 Trexler Ave.,

liPsan, on Dec. 27, 1967. Oglesby, Ill.

Joyrilling (Mrs. Thomas E. Barbara Carr (Mrs. Maurice D.
a y), '64, reports the birth
McCoy, Jr.), '66, and Mr. McCoy,
th first child, David Thomas,
Robert S. Hill, '66, has been com- '66, became the parents of a daugh-
May 19, 1967. The family lives missioned an Army second lieutenant ter, Sherry Louise, on Dec. 21, 1967.
3408 Lime St., Metairie, La. upon graduation from Transportation
Officer Candidate School at Ft. Eus- The address is Route 2, Martinsville,
David B. Piper, '64, has been pro- Ill.
d to supervisor of the agency
ent, Springfield, Ill., branch tis, Va. During the 23-week coure he · Ronnie Fox, ex-'68, was killed in
e Aetna Life & Casualty Co. A was trained in supervising the trans- a helicopter crash in Vietnam in
nd child, a daughter, was born portation of military personnel and January. Fox, a Marine, was among
equipment by rail, water, land and 41 Americans on the transport heli-
the Pipers on June 30, 1967. The air. copter.
ily lives at 5204 44th Ave., Mo-
Donna Finnegan, '67, and Jim
' Ill.
lack R. Sublette, '64, is, an English Plano, Ill. Wilkey, '66, were married on Jan.
Louise Hines Gray, '65, has receiv- 20, 1968. They returned together to
uctor at Black Hawk College in Germany to stay for the remainder
oline, Ill. and Palmer Junior Col- ed her master's degree in education of his tour of duty. The address is
at the University of Illinois. She is USA Central Accounting Office,
in Davenport, Iowa. Mrs. Sub- remedial reading supervisor for the Heidleberg, Germany, APO N.Y.,
is the former Beverly Fansler, elementary schools in Carterville, Ill. 09403.
. Mr. and Mrs. Sublette have been She and her husband, Dale, live at
n teacher leaders for the 1968 812 W. Malden St., Marion, Ill. Stephen F. Gebben, '67, is in the
Army, stationed at Ft. Leonard
pl to People High School Stu- Bob Rickett, '65, and Mrs. Rickett, Wood. Mr. and Mrs. Gebben live
the former Connie Cummins, '66, at Elm's Trailer Court, No. 6, Box
t ltnbassador Program to Europe. both ,teach in the Freeburg, Ill.,
t'ranklin D. Donaldson, '65, and High School. 1000, Route 2, Waynesville, Mo.
Robert L. LaFrentz, '67, is em-
. Donaldson, the former Sandra Larry Lobb, '65, and Mrs. Lobb,
. Stead, ex-'69, are expecting a the former Priscilla Young, '66, reside ployed by Deere & Co., Engineering
at 506 West Chestnut St., Hoopes- Research, as a research engineer in
'ld in J11I) . Donaldson's biographi- ton, Ill. the field of power development and
transmissions. The address is 607
s~etch will appear in Illinois T erry R. Cooper, '65, is in the 13th Ave., Hampton, Ill.
s: The Prairie State's Who's Army, assigned as a finance clerk in
0 in 1968. the 25th Infantry Division's 25th Ad- John C. Klink, M.S., Ed. '67, is
Allen Gorgal, '65, M.S. '66, teaches ministration Company near Cu Chi, working on the Ph.D. degree at the
d 'COaches at Oak Lawn (Ill.) Vietnam. University of Minnesota, where he is
a teaching assistant in the Geog-
Wlity High School.
olin N. Kelly, '65, and Mrs. Thomas A. Crud, '66, was killed in raphy Department. His address is
lly, the former Donna Wolfe, '64,
Vietnam on Christmas day. Lt. Crud 2280 Priscilla St., St. Paul, Minn.
e parents of a daughter, Colene
ne, on Oct. 26, 1967. The address was a Marine Corps pilot and was James W. Matthews, '61, is an
12 West Madison St., Altamont,
killed when his parachute failed to Army private first class, serving as a
1oann Mette, '65, has been ap-
. t to the professional staff of the open after his plane was shot down. medic in Headquarters Company; 1st.
ered Bridge Girl Scout Council
Terre Haute, Ind. Thomas S. Sweatman, '66, an air- Battalion of the 25th Infantry Divi-
Judith Pulsford, '65, was married
June' 17, 1967 to Robert Shos- man first class, is a member of a unit sion's 27th Infantry near Cu Chi,

. They live at 607 West Abe St., at McGuire AFB, N. J., which has Vietnam.


Cage Panthers

End Campaign

A collection of books published before 1900 has been given to Booth Eastern's basketball Panthers c
closer to marring the perfect IIA
Library by a 1901 graduate, Victor Iles, Professor Emeritus of Political Sci- campaign of Illinois State than
other conference team, but finis
ence, Kansas State College, Manhattan. Shown here with the books is Donald third in the league race, trailind
Swope, a member of the library staff. Redbirds and Central Michigan.

Coach John Caine's club was ~
in the IIAC and 9-16 overall.
Panther losses to Illinois State w
by 27, two, four and five-
spreads, but Eastern's two defeats
Central Michigan in January ga
the Chips a 6-6 IIAC slate and
ond place.

Bill Carson, the team's capta·
last year's most valuable playe
the Panthers in scoring and re
ing for the second straight year,

The Albion senior scored
points and grabbed 282 reboundl ·
24 games this past season. Last .
he scored 326 points and accoun
for 214 Panther rebounds w
earning a first team berth on
IIAC squad.

The only other Panther sq

rmember who will graduati

spring will be 5-7 playmak
Corrona (Olney). Corrona ·o
173 points in 1967-68 for a c
total of 389 points. He led this \t'
club in assists, 62, and steals, 29

Returning next year will be t
members . of Caine's top unit
season, Greg Beenders, Jim LaM
ter and Steve Little, and the en ·
Panther bench-Pat Ryan, Paul Cr
Bob Herdes, Roy Smith, R
Coonce, Dave Curry, Gary Per ·
Ken Zimmerman and Robin Pe

Eastern's new basketball co
who will greet the 12 retumin.
erans next winter, is expected to
named in mid-March, accordinl
Dr. Walter S. Lowell, directoc
Eastern's School of Health, Phy
Education and Recreation.

Dale Crouse, '67, and Jeanette Lynn Louise Reisinger, '67, was Caine, who is completing his f
Smith, '67, were married on Dec. 23, married to David Splittorff on Aug. year at Eastern, arrived as a 1·1 -t
1967. They live at 1713 West 50, 26, 1967. They live at 502-B Mul- nator of student teachers in the
O'Fallon, Ill. berry St., Mt. Vernon, Ind. partment of Men's Physical Ed
tion last August, but agreed to
the basketball coaching assig
for one year when Rex V. D
went to Pan-America College as
head tennis coach.


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