Aledo High School - Astrum (Aledo, IL)

 - Class of 1940

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Qflazff Elliflill YVe, the Senior Class of May, 1940, wish, because we feel that we are about to-breathe our last in this beloved high school, to leave the remnants of those th'nf3s which we hold most dear, to those who in their dire need can make the best use of them. Having passed the severe test as to our sound- ness of mind, memory, and understanding, we do make, pub- lish, and declare this our last will and testament, and do here- by will and bequeath the following items. To the class of 1941, we leave our dearly loved class ad- visors, Glen Stancliff, E. H. Arford, May Hartley and Hazel Vanatta, who will safely guide them thru the difficult chan- nels to success, as they have so faithfully guided us. To the class of 1942, we leave our much-sought-after seats in the gym, only hopfng that they will fill them with as much dignity as we have done. To the class of 1943, we do give and bequeath our dig- nity, our knowledge, and our predominance, hoping that with these accomplishments they may yet be able to show their true worth, which has so far lain quite dormant. Our knowledge of English, being so great, due to the conscientious effort of Miss Vanatta, we feel that to bestow it all upon one class would be impossible, so we do hereby order it to be divided among the succeedfng classes. To our successful glee clubs, we leave a microphone sys- tem so that their sweet chirpings may be heard by all the outside world. For the benefit of the student body at large, we leave the following "Don't." 1. Don't try to kid the Freshies, they really are too young to understand you. 2. Don't mistake Mr. Olsen for a studentg he really is over twenty-one. 3. Don't go to Miss Hartley's classes without your les- son, the inevitable always happens. 4. Don't neck in the hall, it makes Mr, Flom jealous. 5. Don't object to anything the Student Council does unless you don't agree with them. 6. Don't be flattered, girls, if Mr. Pratt sits with you in the study hall, he usually has a reason. Then to a few certain individuals: I, Jack Fraser, do will and bequeath my modest Personal- ity to Donald Vance, who needs a push in this world of ath- letics. I, Lena Marie Newswander, will my Monmouth High School class ring to Frances Hudscn. I, Evy McCreight, bequeath my auburn hair and freckles to Blaine Rooth. I, Frances Jean Smith, will my place in sextetteg my good nature, and perfect control of temper to Dora Reedy, I, Kenny Brown, do will and bequeath my "way with the women" to Merle Brown. I, Margaret Willits, bequeath my second soprano voice as well as my Chicago boy friend to Vivian Lou Nichols. I, David Lawson, do hereby will and bequeath my pig- and-girl trouble to Junior Anderson. I, Rose Pattison, bequeath my "night lifen to that little home-girl, Phyllis Witt. I, John Harbour, will my Marshalltown, Iowa, correspond- ent to Kenny Berg. I, Fred Brown, bequeath my tall manly figure and my white letter sweater to Bill Marston. I, Betty Wakeland, will my athletic ability to Dorothy Johnson. I, J. C. McCaw, will my long, dark, curly eye lashes to Frank Bedford. I, Betty Curtis, bequeath my Matherville man to Eula McPhe1'ren. I, Kenneth Patterson, will my sweet little brother to Bob Brokaw whom we hear is sadly in need of one. I, Donald Pattison, will secretly give out the lowdown on how I always manage to get the car and "get around" to Bobby Bjorkman any time Bobby wishes to come around. I, Fern Riddell, do hereby will and bequeath my job at the College Inn and the boy friend that goes with it to Emma Lou Eastman. I, Robert Sponsler, give my driving ability, drivers license, and car to Darwin Jackson. I, Blaine Kendall, will my hogs and sweet little sister, who is a great help-at times, to Ivyl Anderson. I, Martha Jean Davis, bequeath my hair and friendly attitude to Maryln Johnson, I, Edwin Thornton, will my Dolly to Bob Fraser so he can go steady. I, Frank Boultfnghouse, do willingly bestow my ability to get along with five girls of a certain clique to Lee Gray. I, Annie Peterson, do hereby will and bequeath my jitter- bug dancing feet to Doris McCaw. We, the Ruggles girls, will our musical ability to Everett Parkinson and Marvin Benson. I, Pauline Andress, will my knowledge of American his- tory and Modern Problems to Tom Bonynge in case he has to take history next year. I, Maxine Warnock, will "my Hammie" to Mary Lawson, in hopes that she wfll leave other people's boy friends alone. I, Chares Gunnell, bequeath my tall stories about my neighborhood to Benjamin Burrows, providing he takes So- ciology. I, .Ioan Essley, do hereby will and bequeath my baby talk and cute little ways to Ruth Hofer. I, Earl Kistler, do hereby will and bequeath my shy, bash- ful, actions around the girls to Elmer Sedig, I, Doris Witt, bequeath my ability to get along with the teachers, especially the third floor teachers, to Billye Hamp- ton. I, Maynard Minteer, will my colorful combinations in clothes to Jimmy Kimball. I, Myrtis Greer, bequeath my guitar and my cowgirl out- fit to Ella Mae Boyles wishing her the best of success.. I, Dean Robison, wfll my ability to collect the names, addresses, telephone numbers, ages, and what-have-you of all the waitresses I come in contact with while on a trip to Louis Lloyd. i I, Mary Catherine Lewis, do hereby will and bequeath my interesting letters from males to Mary Helen Rose. I, Frank Seefeld, bequeath my interest in the Perryton Softball diamond to Bill Butcher. I, Dorothy MCC1-eight, will my little Freddie to Jean Tucker in case she ever decides to settle down and get a man. I, Verna French, will my scholastic ability to Bob Rose so he won't have to burn the midnight oil with his studies or worry the teachers to death. .

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