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P ' THE 1959 JUN1oa..sEN1oR BANQUET
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The traditional Junior-Senior banquet was given at the
Fox Hotel in Austin on the evening of May 20, 1959. The theme of
the banquet was the New York World's Fair.
The senior class colors, old rose and silver, were carried
out in the table decorations. The center piece on each table was
formed by miniatures of the two main buildings at the Fair, the
Trylon and the Perisphere. The place cards were also outlines of
these two buildings, and each guest was provided with a means of
transportation which were toy cars, ships, airplanes, and busses.
A three-course dinner was served, consisting of the following
menus: Fruit cocktail, Assorted relishes, Roast Loin of Pork, ,
Apple sauce, Buttered peas and carrots, Whipped potatoes, Waldorf
salad, Hot dinner rolls, Coffee, Milk, Pineapple Sundae, and Cake.
W After the dinner a program was presented. Herman Klapperich
very ably aoted as toastmaster. The program consisted of the
Welcome to the Fair ------- - Margaret Wllkey
Going to the Fair --------- Cleo Hiemer
Piano Duet P - - - ------ - - Miss Sanders
Class Will - - - + ------- - Wilbur Koloen
Class Prophesy ---------- Kevin Sass
Vocal Trio - - - - 'Harbor L1ghtsU,Cleo Hiemer
President of the Fair Board ---- Mr. Sorknes
Here is New York --------- Mr. Glesne
Farewell ------------- Mrs. Zimmerman
At the close of the program, the entire group joined in
singing several school songs.
The Juniors then took their guests to the Paramount Theatre
where they saw the show, uI'm From M1ssour1.'
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Here comes Miss Heimer in a stunning frock. They say she '
is part owner of a dress shop in Miami. -
Who is the young lady with the notebook and pencil? Why
of course, that's Lorraine, now a private secretary to the govere-
nor of Minnesota. . '
That chap that just walked by was Mr. Knutson, president of
the National Bank at San Francisco, and the man down in front who
can't be quiet is Wilbur Koloen, now better known as Billy Kel
whose orchestra is heard every Wednesday night on the air.
Doesn't Miss Barthelme look cute in a nurse's costume and
cloak. Being head supervisor at a Los Angeles Hospital cer-
tainly keeps her looking fine. ,
Juletta Winkels enters the bleachers now, She certainly
knows the law now, for she is private secretary for a very
prominent attorney at Dallas. A ' ,
U A The man who just drove up in the blue packard is Bill Wiste
He is a prosperous farmer near Owatonna, and his corn won the
blue ribbon at the state fair last year. , ,
" There are Ruby Anderson and Pearl Knutson together. I hear
.these girls now have a novelty shop in Toronto, Canada. ,
ft lThat distinguished looking gentleman on the left is Mr.
M. Prescott. He took his Ag, boys with him too, I see, for
Martin is an Ag. teacher at Seattle, Washington. I
Down by the south goal post are two men deeply engaged in
conversation. I believe that is Mr. Gosha, a dairy farmer near
Racine, Wisconsin, and he is talking to Mr. Schaefer, who owns
a filling station in Racine, 9
Look at the sailor, girls! Well, one boy from our class
took to the sea, That's Roman Winkels in the spiffy uniform.
Listen to that pep band. It is quite a treat for them to
have as their guest director, Miss Frieda Amble, who now swings
a baton at Roosevelt H. S. in Washington D. C, .
' There's the president of the Metropolitan Life Insurance
Co. of the Washington branch. Kevin really made a name for
Here comes Alton Johnson, now known as the WAr1zona Cattle
Kingn. He owns a thousand acre cattle ranch in Arizona.
.Time marches on, and so does Mr. Thompson. He has a,very
business-like manner and is carrying a brief case. No wonder,
he is a salesman for a large concern in Detroit, Michigan. ,
And so the whistle blows and the game starts with a bang!
What a homecoming!
A' n VIsabel Wohlers
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THE 1959 SENIOR TRIP TO FARIBAULT
On May 10, 1959, Mr. Sorknes took his senior Social Problems
class to Faribault, Minnesota to visit the state institutions.
We have studied, during the past year, the education of the blind,
deaf, and the feeble-minded. It was very interesting to visit
these state institutions.
The institution for the feeble-minded was the first place we
visited. A social worker took us through the administration build-
ing and then to the various buildings where the different types of
the feeble-minded were kept. She explained to the class the dif-
ferent types of inmates, those where heredity was the cause and
those where the mental defectiveness were a result of secondary
causes, such as high fevers, accidents, and injuries. We visited
the industrial classes where those of higher mental ability were
working. , '
We next visited the institution for the blind. We gathered
in the chapel where Mr. Burhow, the principal, gave a talk on the
education of the blind. He had a girl from the second grade read
for us from her readers. The librarian showed us the school lib-
rary. She explained the system by which the blind throughout the
state may receive books from the library. She also told us that
no postage is charged for carrying these books through the malls.
We then visited the school for the deaf. The principal,
Miss Quinn, took us to the first, second, and third grades. She
explained the process of teaching a child to talk who,1s unable
to hear, The process is a purely mechanical one and a great deal
of patience is necessary in teaching the deaf to talk.' She showed
us a girl they have there who was born both deaf and blind. Her,
case is similar to that of Helen Keller. They have worked with
this girl for three years before any noticable progress was made.
She will be sent to Boston next yean'where more specialized instru-
ction for both the blind and deaf is provided. We were then taken
through the upper grades and high school. The principal took us
through the various trade schools where the students may learn
EL trade 0
On our way home we stopped at the Woolen Mills, where we saw
how Faribo Blankets are made from the time the wool is carded to
the packing of the finished blankets in boxes. Most of the wool
in this factory is from our native land, about one-fourth of the
wool used 1s imported.
Our next stop was at Owatonna where we visited the Josten
Company. There we saw the process of making rings and trophies
for schools. No matter how small or how large a ring is, it must
go through the same process in making,
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