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Guthrian, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1957, Guthrie Center, Iowa EDITORIAL by Jim Tallman Spring is the time of yeai when most people think of ing gardens and planting but that isn't all spring is It is a time when men begin to think about how near the green they can put the golf ball It is time for the house to be- came a practice golf course Children are getting out their kites for the time of the year There is much happi- ness along with the sorrow for the many that end up in telephone and wires It is also the time when peo pie of all occupations begin working with renewed vigor Businessmen work with vigor that always accomplishes thing The scientist makes a new discovery Typists type faster Farmers work er than before So it goes all people work with vigor because It is Spring Editors Comments Once again everyone seemed to enjoy the Spring Prom this year although it doesn't seem too much like spring yet No one seemed to notice April Fools Day last week Maybe there aren't any fools in Guthrie Center High School There are now only six weeks of school left and not that many for the seniors The following ten suggestions or were given to me by Mrs Leland Kenyon They originally came from a school in Massachusetts and in Church Ten Teen Commandments 1 Don't let your parents down They brought you up 2 Be smart obey You'll give orders yourself someday Ditch dirty thoughts fast or they'll ditch you 4 Stop and think before you drink Come One Come All Library Notes This year the Junior High has used the library a great deal SIer Felix The Senior Class will present My Three a comedy by Sam Spewak next I Thursday and Friday evenings This play takes place I on a penal colony in French Guinea at Christmas time They have learned how to check out the books very well and some of them have read quite a few books This week I have asked some of the boys some of their favorite books and to tell a little abut each one of them RONALD WYATT This is a story of Wyatt Earp's more famous exploits starting from the time he was a little boy until his death One incident tells how he saved his family from an Indian attack by driving some horses hires three escaped convicts to do some into their midst MEN AGAINST THE This story tells about a captain and some of his crew set free in an open boat after the rest of them mutinied It tells how the captain kept his crew alive when traveling over 3600 miles of op- en water THE PEARL Is a story about a boy and his uncle and their adventures in the South Seas namely pearl diving and adventures with pirates CHUCK CASEY It is a tory packed with baseball ement It tells about Casey's life as a player and a manager RIVER BOY This book tells about Mark Twains humorous ife as a boy his exciting life as a traveler and reporter his ater life as an author BUFFALO It's a very book about the work for him Felix's Uncle Henri Ducotel who owns the store that Felix manages comes all the way from Paris to check on his store The uncle a miserly man finds the store financially unstable and ens to close the business At this point the three one a swindler two murders decide to take the situation in hand Adolphe a poisonous pet snake joins in to form the hilarious climax You will not realize how ex- tremely numerous this play is until you see it It is truly a production The director Mr Diggins and the cast have worked hard to bring you this play which I am sure you will all enjoy The cast is as Felix Ducotel Lynn Walker Emilie Ducotel Diane ick Marie Louise Ducotel Diane Towne Madam Parole Harriett vis Jules Gary McCool Joseph Earle Davis Alfred Kenny Tague Henri Frank Phippen Paul Harley Martin Lieutenant Richard Gilson 5 Show-off driving is ern frontier It tells about ile Don't act your age alo Bill's life as a bullwhacker Pick the right friends to stage driver Pony Express rider pick for a friend i 7 Choose a fit for a mate 8 Don't go steady unless you are ready 9 Love God and Neighbor 10 Live carefully The soul you save may be your own Easter Seals are now on sale Money from their sale is used by the National for Crippled Children and Adults to help handicapped individuals Last year this association aided 119.447 children and 25.803 adults HELP CRIPPLED and buffalo hunter COLUMN OF COGS by Gordon The featured senior girl this week is Marie Lehman Marie is 5 ft inches tall and has blue eyes The school she attended before High School was Bear Grove no 9 Her plans for the future is secretarial work Her subjects are Consumers tion American History Typing IT and Shorthand n Some of her favorites are as follows Subject Typing Car Mercury Color Blue Jane Mansfield Holden Movie A Man Called Peter The featured senior boy this week is Robert Kent Robert is 5 11 taH and has brown eves The schools he attended before coming to school are Bear Grove no 1 and 2 and Baker no His for the future Is to be a His sub- this Consumers Ag TV and Some of his favorite Subject History Car Ford Color Blue Actress Actor Movie Wv Cause INQUIRING REPORTER What subject or sport would you like to have given in that isn't given Ilene foreign ges Flora French Judy Basic foreign language like Spanish Donna More sports like swimming and tennis Janice Art Roxie Tennis Carol Art Sheryl Swimming Pat Tennis Marlene Swimming Janet Swimming Debby Tennis Carol Art Keith French Joan Art or Sculpture Art and German Alice French John French or man and Tennis Larry Solid Geometry Edward I don't care Joyce of foreign language Dick Art Dick Lupardus or John Menefee Galon Skiing Fred Robert Dennis nc Views The World Last Wednesday noon another newsreel of world events was shown to the High School Junior High The newsreel included the in- of President hower President Eisenhower's visit to the dust bowl ia's windswept scenes Gaza the ing of the worlds largest en dam a mountain rescue in France religious paintings found behind the wall-paper in some English a trip into a French steel mill a sea rescue of a man stricken with dicitis by a ship undersea life as seen by a deep-sea diver propelled by a motor scenes of a petrified for- st in and the actual turs of a chimney falling the wrong way crushing several houses in Australia The film ended with an ex- tensive trip through the mining region of California Old mining camps stream which on- ce contained gold and an old Wells Fargo Office were among the things shown This was shown through the State University of Iowa with the courtesy of the Standard Oil Co Track and Baseball April Brings by Marilyn my corsage is just beau- and these are my favorite flowers These were a familiar words Friday night as the girls of Guthrie Center were looking very lovely in their formals and party dresses with their some escorts decked in ties and dress jackets getting ready to attend the annual Spring The Prom the biggest formal ball to be held during the ool year was held April 5 from to p.m in the rie Center High School Jack Cole and his orchestra provided music for the social event The Prom was sponsored by the Service Club under the of Mr Spaulding Under various committees and they all worked together to provide a wonderful evening for all attending The gym was decorated under the direction of Janet Paulsen and Larry Phippen They ned an April Showers theme with the false ceiling made out of crepe paper and side wall dec- orated in the various colors of the rainbow John Morgan cured the card tables which were placed around the edge of the floor The tables were covered and held a candle lighted for table service and individual nut and mint The ment committee was headed by Sandy Laughery and Gary Cool Free cokes and popcorn were on the refreshment list They were served by eight ior high boy waiters Galen Benton was chairman of the entertainment committees which performed at intermission of the dance The high school en- include the companies of Kenny Tague and Roger en Karee Logue was responsible for the and dance books which were shaped in the form fit a cake battle Barbara Beane was publicity chairman i and also sent out the faculty in- Tickets to the Prom were sold evening at This money will be used to help cover the expense of the band So the manners and courtesy tops foi we're sure everyone enjoyed the 1957 Spring Prom Education Association by A convention of the Central District of the Iowa State Association was held Saturday April 6 in the velt High Schol in Des Moines A full schedule was planned for the forenoon and afternoon Registration began at in the lobby of the Roosevelt High music wai provided by the Jefferson High School Concert Band Following the music an invocation ings and a message was pre- sented and then the main talk of the forenoon entitled ward New Horizons by Karl H Berns Assistant Executive of Field Operations A Representative Assembly with Ray Nyhan presiding concluded the forenoon session At numerous Sectional Meetings of varied fields were scheduled Music once again started off the Second General Session at Following this was a Report of the Representative Assembly To bring the convention to an end Frank O Mclntyre Director of Public Relations California Teachers Association of the Southern Section gave an ress called Building a Better At the time this article was written Miss Safely and Miss Kilgore were considering ing this convention THE CENTER IOWA Page 6 Tuesday April 0 1957 Four Picks The French Horn Quartet has been selected as our group for the Four Picks column this week Their favorites Norma Whitney Freshman Favorite color blue Favorite car Ford Favorite actress Debbie Reynolds Favorite actor Eddie Fisher Favorite movie Glen Miller Story Favorite pastime piano Playing Baseball Season Here The baseball season is here and the boys are beginning to loosen up their swinging arms It seems that behind everything there is a story Maybe you would like to know the story behind ball Many people suppose the In- dians invented baseball possibly because it is called the Great American Sport Indians were very fond of sports and they played ball but their best game was more like lacrosse Baseball really began with a game called rounders played in Old England long before ca was discovered Rounders carne to America in Colonial days and adapted into a game Pet peeve People who don't speak when spoken Pat Densmore Sophomore Favorite color blue Favorite car Ford Favorite actress June son Favorite actor Tab Hunter Favorite movie Eddie an Story Favorite pastime Dancing Pet Peeve People who think their too good for Donna Wenger Sophomore Favorite Color blue Favorite car Ford Favorite actress Debbie Reynolds Favorite actor Richard Todd Favorite movie Gone With the Wind Favorite pastime Reading Nancy Simmons Senior Favorite color pink Favorite car Wine and Black Chevy Favorite actress June son Favorite actor Rock son Favorite movie Man Called Peter Favorite pastime sewing Hot Lunch March 25 March 26 March 27 No school storm No school storm Fish Sauce Creamed Peas Mixed Fruit Cup with as Peanut Butter Sand K pint milk March 28 Barbecued Beef on Bun Potato Salad Whole Wheat White B Sandwiches Grapefruit Sections Vi pint milk March -29 Tuna Noodle Casserole Peanut butter sand Celery Sticks Cherry Cobbler pint milk Music Notes Joan The band will take two bers to contest a march and an overture Miss Fry reports the Girls Glee Club will probably sing three numbers This contest for large groups will be held at Demson G C- wishes to congratulate the girl's trio for the beautiful job they did singing on Teen Time They received a handsome sum of money from Bm Riley on March 31 Good Luck in the next contest girls Galen Benton who also on the March 31 program would like to base his career on accordian playing If I can make the he said We know he can Alumni News Couple of the Sheryl Jorgensen and Darwin Hughes called town ball something Sorg of the I'm ail by Eighth Grade Visits Last Wednesday the Sth Grade were at the Capitol Building m Des Moines Each year the Sth Grade has one special project which it ries out They alternate in ing the school census and ing the Capitol Building in Des Moines The 87 pupils left at oclock riding in three buses and bringing their lunch with Upon arriving in Des Moines they immediately went to the Capitol Building First they were introduced to the House of which was in sion After leaving the House of Representatives each of the 87 students shook hands with rnor of Iowa After leaving the Governor they were escorted by a page boy to the Senate where they were introduced by an of Senator Prince Mr Prince was not there at the time After eating their lunches in the buses the Sth graders ed the Historical Building Some of the things seen in this ing were old wagons old es an airplane skeleton stuffed animals and Indian relics The Historical also a library which unfortunately was closed The teachers which accompan- ied the students were a softball slung underhanded Baseball as we know it was first played at Cooperstown York in 1839 The first regular baseball ch b was the bocker Club formed in in Shook Up did Covault like the snow Especially in his car Wouldn't it be funny If Jody Beck had long hair If Joyce Benton had short hair Xew York City and several If Harold Smith was 6 ft tall er clubs soon organized there in If teachers went on strike Brooklyn If Mrs Youngkin was Mrs game spread slowly along j The Atlantic seaboard It did not j If Mary Ohm was Mary Volt national scope until J If the high school boys drove the Civil War Soon there wasn't tricycles instead of cars a town in the land which didn't i If boys wore skirts as much have a diamond and two years as girls wear jeans after the war ended 500 clubs sent delegates to Philadelphia to draw up standardized rules The National League was for- med in 1876 and the American League in 1900 That was the first year of the World Series which has been played annually Barry Hinton son of Mr and Mrs Ross Hinton of 206 th St Guthrie Center la was among the Grinnell College dents assisting with the annual contests of the eastern division of the Iowa High School Speech Association held on campus last weekend More than 950 entries from 140 schools were judged during the two-day Hinton sophomore at nell is a 1955 graduate of ne Center High School This week we have some in- news about an nus McKibbin a of was sent to the World Science in New York by the Lockheed Air craft Company of Pallo to ever since Department Dope year there are thirty-six MO Mrs and Mr roys participating in track They ritt Carol Mrs Wallace The hand II girls are working to im- prove their speed They also are transcribing on per for mailable transcripts The typing II class is just finishing a practice set of iness form which are used in the office Typing I is studying about ing for personal use and are learning when to capitalize and punctuate In shorthand I they are ing on speed transcription Joann Rains and Joyce Sheeder have passed SO words per minute and are now working for 100 words per minute as gms wear jeans Sun Couples seen at the Spring Prom i for Delores Grow and Jim Smith Ruth French and Gene Newell Leona Jensen and Jack gate Marilyn Halterman and Lynn Heiland Debby Dowd and vault Carolyn Charter and Lee lar Joann Rains and Lyle Short Carole Covault and Bob Cool Helen Moreland and Charley Finnegan Sheryl Ely and Gary Wall Diane Towne and Gary Sloss Gwen Morgan and Merlin Buckmaster Barb Bailey and Harley tin Barb Beane and Gary Reeves Happy reminder for students there are only six weeks of ool left Grade News Mrs Frazier The ho BLACK GOLD Editor In Editorial Feature Editor Mary Martin C Simmons Toar Petty Marie Nancy V Held Carol i- Gerald r Sc Ohm Jim Tallman and no to relays They aro ley Relays Rolavs Valley District State past two yoars the Gulhrie b iho Coon athletes 1 more English class has just ished reading Idylls of the King and arc ready to start on Silas i First Grade The first grade students have decorated their room with an Easter egg tree and an Easter time bulletin board They are reading from readers The story The Egg Tree was read to them and then hey drew free hand from the story Sloven beck has been sick all week with tonsil irUs Banquet Planned Beck j Second Grade D P The second graders have Mr Hanson In laboratory measuring sand and water to work the class has j help thorn learn the standard c experiments with In social company Rowley class of 1959 has completed and is now an in the at Indiana Donald Scott class of 47 js living in the Guthrie Center ar- ea Ts married Marilyn ea He married Marilyn near Panora Doris Benton of 53 is working as a secretary at Company in Des ines Darlene Beck class of 53 has been working at Bankers Life in Des Moines This summer she plans to return to Guthrie ter to work and next fall she hopes to go to school Dale Grove class of 55 is a Corporal in the Marines He is stationed at Palms ia at the present time Shirley class of 56 is a secretary at Life in Des Moines She is the ter of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Marean Th now on Hanquet for girls boys has April in ids of 13 ivt hv firo of T- a 13711 iho transportation To make enjoyable thov will n- ik trains and 1 by John Thomas hich school track cots way Saturday April 33 at of Des Moines T T hy heavy l production Coach has r f and for Mora School laws Third Grade The graders aro unit on cotton in 171 argute aro h KI v s and id Rand i T Thf T ir third rr Richard I m N- for at T T V1 IV on
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