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A C HAMPTON
ln hls enghteen years as superlntendent at
Astoria s Cnty Schools Mr Hampton this year
expernenced one ot has busiest because of
world condatlons and the burning ot the high
school bunldlng durlng the Thanksglvlng va
groups of busunes men wntung nught letters
and sending telegrams to Washlngton author
:tres Superintendent Hampton kept determun
edly at It until he was able to announce that
the school board had been granted the neces
sary permlt and prlorutues to proceed with the
rehabulstatuon ot the burned hugh school
Acting as vuce chalrman of the managing
commnttee of the U S O as chanrman of the
County Lnbrary board and as Junior Warden
of the Grace Eplscopal Church Mr Hampton
turther served has communuty
Hrs usual routine In spate of these added
dutles was not slnghted and words of encour
agement were not spared to enther students
cation. Meeting with the school board, with
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E D Towler
There were not many dull moments for the
prlncnpal of old A H S durlng 1942 43 Al
though vacatlonnng ln Portland when the hugh
school burned Mr Towler lost no tnme nn
getting the sltuatlon In hand so that wnthln
a weeks tame the four hundred and flfty
pupuls were un their class rooms agann though
the class rooms were widely separated The
admunlstratlve end of a school conducted ln
three separate bulldlngs Involves many and
complex problems but wlth a cooperatlve
faculty and student body Mr Towler admur
ably overcame all obstacles
Besudes being actuve nn student atfanrs M
Towler as prlncupal was called upon to par
tucupate In an advlsory capaclty for ratuomng
programs carrled on In his bulldung This re
sponsnbulnty entanled the attendung of many
committee meetings and addutlonal organ
Malntalnnng hrs offnce In the Presbyteruan
Annex Mr Towler endeavored to keep per
sonally rn touch with has student body and to
provide ways ana means for a program an
keeping wuth the demands of the tnme
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