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Page 29 text:
The report flashed over the P8d1O that
Mr Harnish, author and former school
teacher was seriously lnjured in a rock
et crash and was lmmedlately taken tothe
Alton Community Hospital His friends
were alarmed and even those who remem
bered hlm as thelr instructor came to an
Mart Cooley, flylng 1n from h1s job as
pilot of the Overseas A1r11nes.hom Paris
to Natoma arrlved f1rst Mart1n Thorn
burg, upon hearlng the news telegraphed
all the 1950 graduates from h1s tele
graph station 1n Nevada to summon all of
them to Alton Always ready for some
thlng excltlng, Dwight Dugan owner of
Jimmy Lynch Death Dodgers and st1ll
dodg1ng glF1S, raced to see Mr Harnlsh
Thlnklng there could have been somethlng
crooked about the whole accident Wendell
Stanf1eld brought dl of h1s future crim
1H31S from Harvard where he 15 teachlng
cr1m1nology to learn some new angles It
so happened that Layton Arnold coming
from Ch1cago where he 1S playlng profes
slonal football for the Ch1Cag0 Bears
caught the same plane Wendell was on so
they came together Donald Thornburg,
trying to keep peace and order through
h1s job as Hlghway Patrolman around girls'
d0Pm1tOP19S came tolnvestlgate the case
Catchlng the f1rst plane from New York
signer Lorna Lea McClellan flew to of
fer her sympathy
ReCe1V1Hg speclal word to come in case
Mr Harnlsh m1ght not survive Bob Wil
l1amS, Minister and Superintendent of
Kansas Yearly Meetlngs, came w1th a ser
with all twenty cats piled
in the back seat of her Ford Shirley
Mayfleld an old ma1d drove from her
cattle ranch 1n Wyom ng Homer Grimes
threw some junk parts together for a
car from his business of owningcmr parts
and raced to Alton Roberta De1chen
caught the first male who passed her
at buslness college where she is attend
1ng and persuaded him to take her to see
Mr Harnish Gettlng the news first hand
at the Russell Telephone Exchange where
she is working to save for her future
family, Betty, the former M1ss K1ng,came
immedlately to cheer the patient
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Page 31 text:
Those stlll living near Alton made ar
rangements for a great reunion Living
1n Alton and owner of the former Hardman
Lumber Yard and Cablnet Shop Bill Dugan
and his affectionate spouse nvited all
the class to stay at the hotel they had
just bullt Vernon Covert frmmhbodston,
where he l1ves w1th his charming wife
Jane and fourteen ch11dren, offered t
furnish the eats Dean Kurtz, wealthy
wheat and cattle owner,furnished a beef
Max Bates, owner of a retailliquor store
1n Bloomington managed to stop drinking
all h1s profit so there would be enough
To make the reunion complete Mr Har
nish was found in a surpris1ng y
proved condition and was later able
join the large and happy party t the
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We sixteen Seniors, 1n order that other students too may succeed,
hereby bequeath our following assets to the ones who we feel need
BILL DUGAN w1lls h1s two Jun1or girl friends to Everett McComas
MART COOLEY wills his Natoma girls to Ray Kurtz
LAYTON ARNOLD w1lls h1s school bus to Elmer Boland
WENDELL STANFIELD wills his abillty not to get along with the teach
ers to Duane Vohs
BOB WILLIAMS w1lls h1s curly hair to Mr Seaman and his intelligence
to Jackie Stephenson
VERNON COVERT wllls h1s Woodston g1rl to Gordon Williams
DON THORNBURG wills h1s football ability to Terry Dibble
DWIGHT DUGAN wills his size and abllity to stay up all night to Verr
MARTIN THORNBURG w1lls his abillty to dance to George Dugan.
MAX BATES wills his ability to have all the girls chase him to Dar-
HOMER GRIMES wills his ability to play the piano to Bobby Reeves.
DEAN KURTZ wills h1s pea-green Ford to Imogene Deichen.
SHIRLEY MAYFIELD wllls her red hair to Bonny Holloway.
ROBERTA DEICHEN wills her ability to drive to Deryl Carswell and
BETTY KING wills her out-of-town boys to Florence Peterson.
LORNA LEA McCLELLAN wills her brown eyes to Gwenda LaRue.
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