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Class Prophecy Continued
own dress des1gn1ng f1rm She has become the company's best advert1sment
Bob Bol1nger has made a name for h1mself as a member of the Detro1t L1ons
He has replaced Les B1ngaman on the l1ne and 15 do1ng an excellent Job
Our class m1ll1ona1re Larry Atherton arr1ved 1n h1s Jaguar sports car
The park1ng lot bus1ness proved to be very lucrat1ve
Tom Howay looks well rested Of course he should All day he s1ts on h1s
porch at h1S tobacco farm 1n Tennessee and watches h1s crop grow
D1ck Mart1n has taken t1me off from wr1t1ng h1s memlors to be Wlth us to
day H15 new book 15 t1tled "EIrn1e and Me' He 1S pra1sed for h1s perfect
Zetha Eden has f1nally arr1ved We were afra1d she couldn't be back from
Europe 1n t1me She has been travel1ng extens1vely Wlth her Ind1an pr1nce hus
band She IS rated as one of the top fash1on models you know
Chuck Monroe has gone 1nto the malted m1lk bus1ness HIS foam1ng malts
are a great h1t w1th teenagers
Dave Roat IS advert1s1ng Ger1tol 'for t1red blood" on telev1s1on Among
h1s pleased customers are D1ck Mart1n B111 Aldred and J1m Katona
Carol Lawrence has followed 1n the footsteps of her aunt Gertrude Lawrence
and 1S now the sensatlon of Broadway
R1ta Horne our roller skat1ng champ1on has marr1ed the owner of a cha1n
of roller r1nks so she can now skate free 1n pract1cally any c1ty she V1S1tS
Don Stowers found h1s l1fe work 1n teach1ng He 1S on the faculty of Vassar
College teach1ng Ballet Danc1ng
Nancy McGaughey 1S st1ll sell1ng Jewelry at the Vogue She says she feels
l1ke a queen am1d all the Jewels every day so what more could a g1rl want?
Bob M1tchell has h1s own telev1s1on show sponsored by Arthur Murray
H1s newest dance 1S named the 'Bentley Bounce 1n honor ofth1s great occas1on
J1m Katona has become a wrestler Ihear h1s fan ma1l IS tremendous The
lad1es really llke the leopard Skln su1t Kave Man Katona wears 1n the r1ng
Joan Qualls IS also qu1te athlet1c now Her profess1onal name Madame
Zoo Zoo 15 well known to v1ewers of Super CITCUS where she performs as the
strong woman wezght 11fter
D1ck Callesen IS now an em1nent attorney H15 last br1ll1ant case was the
freemg of a teenager accused of c11mb1ng towers 1n a state park
.hm B1rdwell 1S here w1th h1s twenty two p1ece orchestra from the Hotel
New Yorker 1n New York C1ty He became attached to the hotel Whlle there on
h1s sen1or tr1p and he recently added It to h1s hotel cha1n I'm sure that you've
h ard of h1s advert1s1ng slogan Make your nest 1n B1rdwell's best "
Jack Armstrong cou1dn't be here today the warden at Jackson refused to let
h1m out Poor guy he has f1Ve more years to serve for b1gamy He marr1ed
SIX women w1thout bother1ng to get d1vorces When the love bug b1t h1m It
really b1t hard'
Mrs K1lburn has taught her last year at Bentley After 1nvent1ng rad1ant
heated bleachers for the new athlet1c f1eld she 15 go1ng to ret1re on her 1ncome
and wr1te her book 'Nervous D1sorders of Sen1or Sponsors" or 'How to Grow
It has been wonderful see1ng everyone today After Mr Barh1tte ded1cates
the f1eld we are all go1ng on a p1cn1c at Rumph's park Unttl then I w1ll turn
th1S m1crophone over to another announcer Thank you lad1es and gentlemen
Th1s page sponsored by the Nelson Electr1c Company
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This is your Bentley TV reporter Alan Garwold taking you to the ded1cat1on
ceremon1es of Ber-tley's new f1fty thousand dollar athletlc f1eld Half of the
money was generously donated by the faculty OI Bentley and the other half by
the prosperous class of '55 Most of the class members are here and as our
cameras fOC.lS upon them I w1ll g1Ve you a br1ef1dea of what they have been do
mg these ten years s1nce leav1ng Bentley
J1m Budd our r1s1ng young archltect des1gned our new athlet1c f1eld lt 15
the f1rst free form shaped play1ng f1eld ln the nat1on Football rules Wlll have
to be altereo to accomodate the three goal posts 1nstead of the convent1onal
Beth Redburn IS st1ll work1ng at Uncle Dudleys She now owns half tnterest
ar-d her noon hour pep meet1ngsQadm1ss1on one box top are qu1te an 1nnovat1on
Bob Glll and Nelson Wooley are partners 1n a yearbook advert1s1ng agency
The1r many contacts made wh1le gathermg yearbook ads proved to be qu1te an
asset 1n the foundlng of the company
Sandra Blackhurst Chuckand the1r n1ne chlldren are here to put on a base
ball demonstrat1on dur1ng the ceremon1es
lva Jean SI'1'11th1S happlly marr1ed and l1v1ng on a da1ry farm near Mt Mor
r1s Scormng modern machmery Iva hand m1lks her herd of e1ghty cows da1ly
She says lt 1S a great muscle bu1lder
Bonn1e Fmch our state treasurer IS here today also After makmg a
fortune 1n the wholesale candy busmess she entered pol1t1cs on the proh1b1t1on
Gordon St eeter Bentley's g1ft to the lad1es 15 do1ng well 1U Hollywood as
the long awalted second Valent1no We hear from rel1able sources that he has
a sw1mm1ng pool shaped l1ke Mar1lyn Monroe
B111 Sweet also l1ves 1n Cal1forn1a where he has bu1lt the Sweet Sweet
Florence McClure and M1ldred Roat l1ked the1r parts IH the Sen1or play so
much they dec1ded to be teachers and are now on the Bentley faculty Florence
teaches g1rl's gym and M1ldred's spec1alty 15 dr1ver tra1n1ng
Audrey Moffatt M1ch1gan dxrector for Stanley Products arr1ved IH an orch1d
George V1ckerman the ch1ef mattress tester for the Peerless Mattress
Company dec1ded upon h1s vocat1on wh1le sleep1ng through the Jun1or Play
Ray K1ss1nger our famous second papa D1onne IS the proud father of
qu1ntuplets Dr Carla Mod1ne and Dr Conn1e G1lf1llan were 1n attendance
We all m1ss Wayne Fa1rch1ld's qu1et humor at th1s gather1ng but the lead
dog of h1s dog team d1ed and Wayne couldn't replace h1m IH t1me to make the
tr1p down from the ATCt1C where he operates h1s trap l1ne
Ray I-Iam1lton 15 dolng well f1nanc1ally s1nce he patented h1s I-lam1lton No
S r1p T ansm1ss1on
Sh1rley Barnett has made a success of her old ma1d's home we hear She
has 1nfluenced many g1rls w1th her I hate men slogan
B111 Aldred the noted eff1c1ency expert has Just arr1ved by hellcopter H
never wastes a second of h1s t1me
Prent1s Bond lS known as the Fr1endly Undertaker I-hs company motto
We'll get you at tne end IS really gettmg results
Carol Swanson IS wearmg a str1k1ng outf1t of p1nk m1nk a product of her
Th1s page IS sponsored by the Colonlal Cleaners
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ln September of 1951 our class enrolled m Bentley as Freshmen
Mr Bachman our sponsor saw us through our Freshmen tI'01lb1CS
from the 1n1t1at1on and party to our class trmp to Walled Lake .hm
Budd was our able presldent
Then 1n September of 1952 our call became Sophomores Mr
Bachman aga1n was our class sponsor and helped w1th the 1n1t1at1on
of Freshmen and the Formal Dance Our class had the honor of gwmg
the Klng Prent1s Bond to the carmval Our pres1dent was Rmchard
Beldm We lost Carol Wallace and Earl Eddy that year
In 1953 Mrs K1lburn became our class sponsor and we became
Jun1ors Our presxdent was Sandra Wells and we had dances a play
and the Jun1or Semor Banquet We lost Norma Tear Pat Hoffman
Brown Jerry Meder Art Burd1ck Larry Katzur and George Thomas
but we gamed V1Ck1C Grooms
F1nally 1n 1954 w1th Mrs K1lburn as our sponsor we became
Semors W1th Chuck Monroe as our pres1dent we had many act1v1t1es
Zetha Edenand Gordon Streeter became Carmval K1ng and Queen We
ost I-larr1et Yott V1Ck16 Grooms and Jeanette Gllbert but we gamed
onn1e G1lf1llan We ended the year w1th a f1ve day tr1p to New York
Th1S page IS sponsored by the Fuel Gas Company
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Marvin Laouke, Louie Anderson, Joel Swatzel, Dick Beldin, Carol
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