A B Davis High School - Maroon and White Yearbook (Mount Vernon, NY)

 - Class of 1939

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THE FUTURE TENSE EDITOR-Marcia Freeman June 2, T959 MAYOR LACEY OPENS BRIDGE The new FleeTwoOd Bridge was oTTicially opened lasT nighT and Televised over a coasT-To-coasT hookup. AT IO:3O P. M., Mayor GerTrude Lacey OT MounT Vernon, N. Y., pulled The swiTch ThaT opened The long-waiTed proiecT To The public. Mayor Lacey said in her brieT message, "We, The people OT MounT Vernon, Teel ThaT The com- pleTion OT This magniTicenT span will noT only uniTe FIeeTwoOd wiTh The PaciTic COasT, buT will also prOmoTe inTernaTional goodwill". FirsT man To cross The bridge was W. Randolph Campbell. Said Mr. Campbell, who camped Tor Three years in FleeTwood so ThaT he mighT achieve This disTincT honor, "IT was woiTh iT, buT iT ain'T The ToisT Time me and Connie, me moTorcycle, has won dis honor. And we'll do iT again, yes sir!" Engineer RoberT STeele, who compleTed The bridge aTTer TwenTy years, an all-Time record, is being inTernaTionally acclaimed. His nexT venTure, Mr. STeele inTormed The press, will be a new MounT Vernon sewer done in The Rococo sTyle. HALL STARS SFNGER Miss Norma Beckerman was guesT singer lasT nighT aT The Phil- harmonica SympaThy ConcerT aT Carnegie T-Tall. The orchesTra, under The direcTion OT masTero Pensiero MasTropieTrO, who suc- ceeds The laTe Michel Bosini, played well-known selecTions in- cluding G. Groves FiTTh Sym- phony in A Maior, and several Old-Time melodies, namely "FlaT FOOT Floogie", and The old Ameri- can Talk song, "T-lold TighT". Miss Beckerrnan, who has iusT compleTed a successTul concerT Tour OT The Fiii Islands, sang The "SexTeT" Trom "Lukemia" by Don- chabeTTmi. She was accompanied by virTuoso Florence Childs, who will give her own concerT aT CiTy I-Tall in The near TuTure. ALUMNI MEET' Alumni OT The A. B. Davis class OT '39 will meeT TOnighT Tor a gala anniversary parTy aT Club 3l, Warren X. Iiroemel, class presidenT announced To- day. Similar To The parTy OT The class OT '38, which was held in DuTTy's Grill lasT February, The aTTair will bring TogeTher one OT The greaTesT masses OT celebri- Ties ThaT has been assembled in many a day. ATTer dinner, The group will Tly in a charTered spaceship To Davis where They will be wel- comed by Principal STewarT and aTTend The opening OT The. school's new audiTOrium, erecT- ed by The TaculTy in Their honor. ROTERMUND TO RUN N NEXT ELECTION ErnesT ROTermund, Tormer U. S. Marshal, was nominaTed Today, as mayor OT SpringTield, aT The Free Soilers' ConvenTion in New York. Also nominaTed was Joe BaTes who will run Tor The posiTion OT chieT OT The DeparTmenT OT Sani- TaTion in The TorThcoming elecTion. J. Edgar I-Torn, head OT The F.B.I., declined a nominaTion To run again Tor The posiTion he has held Tor Three monThs. ln a wide open leTTer To The press, he sTaTed ThaT his compleTe unravelling OT The Serge Ring Case has won him a much needed resT. I-Te will de- parT Tor his shack in The CaTskills, close Triends disclosed. The Free Soilers parTy, which was recenTly reorganized by AI Fiering, well-known poliTician, ad- vocaTes The donaTiOn oT a whiTe, ivy-covered cOTTage Tucked be- Tween The hills OT VermonT Tsend Ten cenTs To cover cOsT OT mailing Tor beauTiTully illusTraTed bookleTl To all reTired TooTball players and sTage crew members OT A. B. Davis. The convenTion closed wiTh a marshmallow roasT and swaTTo parTy aT Howard Field. FAIRSERVIS RETURNS FROM EXPEDITION WalTer Fairservis, noTed arche- ologisT and Nobel Prize winner, reTurned yesTerday Trom Cairo, EgypT aTTer a six monThs expedi- Tion Through The Sahara deserT. In his suiTe OT OTTices aT The NaTural I-lisTory Museum, Dr. Fairservis re- porTed To The UniTed Press ThaT he has made Two signiTicanT dis- coveries. The losT Tomb OT The Pharaoh I-lavanalmond was un- earThed, and a secreT chamber was discovered in The neck OT The Sphinx. Dr. Fairservis, whose sun-dark- ened skin pleasingly conTrasTs wiTh his whiTe goaTee, wore a purple velveT robe encrusTed wiTh pearls and precious sTones. This, he ex- plained, was The sTaTe robe OT Pharaoh l-lavanalmond and is said To bring doom To all who wear iT. Many oTher priceless Treasures have been unearThed during This expediTiOn, including a sTrange scarab ring ThaT is said To have belonged To CleOpaTra, and is now worn by Dr. Fairservis, A dinner will be given Tomorrow evening aT The Windblown Room OT The Savoy AsToria in honor OT The greaT scienTisT. GuesT speakers will include Dr. Langdon Collier, renowned sTaTesman and OraTorg Mr. David Slavin OT The "New York STreamlined - Times": and acTOr John Servo, currenTly sTar- ring in "Kiss The Girls Hello" aT The BilTmOre TheaTre. Dr. Fairservis' newesT book, "Dig and Ye Shall Find", will make iTs public debuT nexT week. LANDMARKS TO GO The Trylon and Perisphere, land- marks OT The I939 World's Fair, will be Torn down soon, Park Com- missioner BurTon Fox an- nounced Today. The quainT, :di-i lapidaTed sTrucTures will be'ire-, placed by a power planT operaTedi by cosmic rays, he sTaTed. Myer Zendel, OT The New York LOsT and Found DepT., will con- duc+ The parTing ceremony beTOre The buildings are demolished.

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