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Last Will and Testament
V531 - V Ley
We, the members of the class of one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five,
being of somewhat questionable stability in mental capacity, draw up this last
will and testament in which we hereby will and bequeath our most valuable
possessions as follows:
ITEM I-We will and bequeath to the Junior Class our scholastic ability
and our habit of winning contests. We also bequeath to said class our athletic
ability. In order to maintain these abilities we leave two hundred iron bound
volumes on the technique of basketball, baseball, typing, shorthand, and various
ITEM II-To the Sophomore Class we will and bequeath seventy-live knee-
action, airflow, little red skooters which will make possible their going from the
assembly to the various classrooms in the allotted three minutes.
ITEM III-To those Freshmen who may have a hard time receiving recogni-
tion from some of the upper-classmen we do hereby will and bequeath to them
fifty pairs of non-skid, twelve-foot stilts, with the condition that good care be
taken of them, so that they will be high enough in the air to at least see the tops
of the heads of the upper-classmen.
ITEM IV-We will to those industrious, ever helping teachers a speaking
system by which there will be placed in each room a loud speaker, so that they
may lecture to the students from their easy chairs in their respective oflices. We
hereby believe that this program will meet with the approval of everyone enrolled
in the high school.
ITEM I-To Anna Ruth Backus. Janette Terry, and Karl Giessler, we will
Paul Schaadt's ability in typing. May they make good use of this gift.
ITEM II-To Clayton Wambsganss and Bruce Kreischer we do bequeath
some additional height which is not needed by our members, Lloyd McDowell
and Clilford Bell.
ITEM III-To I-Iarold Shook and John Gunsett we give Gayle Ereck's abil-
ity to get along with girls-either blond or brunette.
ITEM IV-To Esten Eortney, Bob Campbell, and Vincent Muntzinger we
will Donald Dauler's, Lawrence Pancakes. and Donald Eortney's ability to play
ITEM V-To Mary Burgo and Ruth I-Ieymann we leave Helen Cupp's and
Esther Simmon's ability to keep up a rapid-fire and lively conversation.
ITEM VI--To Junior Moore we will and bequeath Clifford Young's co-
operative spirit and ability to see miles into the future. The glasses may be rented
by the hour.
ITEM VII-To Katherine Krugh and Ruth Jones we will those long finger
nails of Theola Ery. May you keep them as "long" as she has. girls.
ITEM VIII-To Cora Carey and Billie Snyder we will and bequeath the
sylph-like figure of Clara Seslar.
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Class Colors ,Green and White
Class Flower. . , . . White Rose
Class Motto . . Higher, higher. step by step
In September of the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three. a band
of small boys and girls, swinging a book from a strap, trudged merrily on their
way to school for the first time. There they were met by Miss Woodard who
taught them the mysterious art of reading by which they were enabled to enter
magical fairylands. Even in those days those small people began to display some
talent and ability along different lines, ln the operetta "Cinderella", a fourth
year project, Naomi Mentzer, with her ruffles starched stiffly. displayed unusual
musical talent. Can't you just picture in your memory Gayle Freck walking
across the stage to have a blue ribbon pinned on the lapel of his coat when he won
a prize for singing in an Eisteddfod during his sixth year. Well, it really hap-
pened? By the time the eighth year was reached we had mastered enough knowle
edge to make a good showing in the all-county tests. Of course you must remem-
ber an episode that happened during that eighth year when Clifford Bell was
asked to use the word "cantaloupe" and answered, "My sister 'cantaloupe' this
After the bitter struggle of eight long years, twenty-three boys and twelve
girls entered the portals of Tully-Convoy High School to venture forth in the
realm of higher education. True to form we followed the natural trend of
A'Freshies" and made many mistakes which caused the faces of the haughty and
digniiied upper-classmen to be wreathed in smiles quite frequently. But under
the guidance of our capable instructors we soon proved to all that we weren't
going to remain green "Freshies". Velma Zinn and Naomi Mentzer, who made
the basketball squad, represented us adequately. and Donald Dauler made a name
for himself as center on the football squad.
The next year saw us entered as Sophomores. one step higher in the attain-
ment of that far off gleaming goal-graduation. Latin, geometry, and various
other subjects caused us much anxiety, but we found time for the many school
activities-Glee Clubs. Girl Reserves, Hi-Y, and basketball. At last our hour
for upholding tradition came, and long will the class of '36 remember its initia-
tion which we administered without reserve.
As Juniors, under the leadership of Miss Leslie. we sallied forth to make
money by hook or crook for the Junior-Senior Banquet lquite the largest event
of the year. Many were the hours we spent rivaling Nature by making such
realistic flowers that only the sense of smell could give away. At any rate the
Class of '34 survived the gala affair and seemed to like the evening spent in our
"Mistress Mary Garden". Besides all of the many activities in which we par-
ticipated, we found time to win honors in a commercial test and to give a three-
act comedy "A Dollar Down" which was a great success.
At last our Senior year. the last lap in the attainment of that far off pending
goal, arrived. With Clara Seslar as president. Gayle Freck as vice-president. and
Myrna Wendel as secretary-treasurer, we have continued on our way and have
given our best in all phases of school activities. No one will forget our presentae
tion of the play "Apple Blossom Time." Following Baccalaureate was Com-
mencement. the culmination of our four long years of school life, and as we
look back upon the smooth white road which we have trod, we regret that the
time has come when we must part. Going forth to seek new unconquered fields.
we shall take with us the memory of many happy days spent in Tully-Convoy
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ITEM IX-To Gertrude Muntzinger. Madeline Reidenbach. and Mary Alice
Miller we bequeath the curly hair of Theresa Maloy. May they keep it as 'Aper-
manent" as she has.
ITEM X-To Betty Jane Hall and Lucille Laker we leave the bashfulness of
Elvin and Eldin Rhoades.
ITEM XI-To Howard Leiter and Harold Freck we will Bill Hilton's nu-
merous girl friends and his latest publication-"How to handle either blondes
ITEM XII-To Bonita Clem we entrust those sky-blue, sparkling eyes of
Velma Zinn. Don't overuse them by looking at the Juniors!
ITEM XIII-To Margaret Hoover and Walter Bricker we will the swiftness
of Eorest Sponseller in going to and from classes. "Don't SLOW up in carrying
out our will."
ITEM XIV-To Mabel Wise and Helen Zimmerman we do will and be-
queath the poise and charm of Myrna Wendel,
ITEM XV-To Marie Meyer and Pauline Hertz we will Valera Savieo's
ability to take long steps.
ITEM XVI-To Olene Schaadt and Donald Feasby we bequeath the dra-
matic and musical talent of Naomi Alfather.
ITEM XVII-To Frederick Stapleton we bequeath Ersel Mohr's ability to
skid a car around a corner on two wheels without running down the battery.
ITEM XVIII-To Dorothy Carrier we bequeath Eileen Weck's manner of
keeping a boy entertained in a porch swing built for two.
ITEM XIX-To Gladys Cox we bequeath Naomi Mentzer's ability to say.
"Yes, John!" at exactly the right moment.
ITEM XX-To Dale Imel we entrust Glenn Heath's SOMBRERO which is
guaranteed to make the natives of any hamlet sit up and take notice.
ITEM XXI-To Ralph Carrier and Denean Branstrator we will Marion
Myer's skill in making and retaining friendships among the fairer sex of
ITEM I-We hereby nominate and appoint David Horine as executor of this.
our last will and testament.
In witness whereof. we do place our hand and seal this twenty-ninth day
of April. Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-Eve. A. D.
The Senior Class of 1935, per Mohr 53 Bell.
Duly approved as witnessed by:
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