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Page 4 text:
.TUNE 17, 1953 THE MAST PAGE 3
NINTH GRADE CLASS PROPHECIES
Little did we dream that in
the year of 1965 John Jones'
fondest hopes of being: a newspa-
per reporter would come true. He
has discovered many interesting
things about his former class-
mates of 1953 such as:
Marilyn Kaeser is advertising
Gary McCurdy's, It's A Mess
Creme Shampoo, on Steve Ald-
ridge's and Lang Hall's Comedy
Hour . This week's guest star is
a famous Disc Jockey, Pat Me'
Bonnie Broderick and Dick
Tartre went over Niagara Falls
in a barrel while on their honey-
Stan Christman and Allen
Crouch are now playing their
trumpets on the famous detective
show for television, Snagnet .
Stanley Lytle is selling' Lytle
Liver Pillsl' in front of Kennet
Hens0n's Liquor store,
Darryl Saleebey, Jimmy Lira,
and Firmino Ferreira have taken
up knitting in Creele Marshalls
Eddie Varley and Pat Beard,
the famous ballet dance team, are
contestants on Jack Lamott's tal-
Joanne Rand and her husband,
Doug Stephenson are planning a
night out with their six baby
tougrhlets to go to Clifford
Gould's Dirty Shame Saloon
to hear Carol Coykendall, a fam-
ous opera star, yodel.
Pat Olhin and Lynell Benedict,
famous girl wrestlers, will wres-
tle in Robert Imlay's arena to-
night. Virginia Potter will be
the impartial referee.
Ronnie Elsworth, while sailing
in the national sailing regatta,
was accused of hitting a buoy. His
case will be brought up in court
before Judge Pete Colt Tuesday.
Jo Ann Brown will be his defend-
Joan Canon and Beatrice Rod-
rigues will compete for the title
of Miss Universe two weeks
from today. Beauty contest jude-
es will be George Brown, John
Roch and Glen Aicinena,
A very successful television
show is I Love Nan , starring
Nan Riekley and Ronnie Moller,
directed by Alan Chapman,
We can be sure our next pres-
ident of the United States will be
a woman because Jerri Graham
and Mary Belle Gillenwater are
the only two candidates.
Suzanne Hutler designed the
clothes for Susie Small's Famous
Show where Marcia Gordon, Ma'
jel Billings, Sally .Peirsol and
Judy Haake are the models.
Priscilla Akin is in an institute
for nuts and Penny Illadruga is
studying physiology on her.
Roger Correia is teaching' ju-
jitsu on his tuna boat to Jim
Adams, Fred Ferguson and Jer-
Jimmy Galland is now surf-
board riding to Hawaii.
Gina Mack is playing basket-
ball with the Globe Trotters ,
Edgar Niethold and Carol Cam.
eron are now swimming' the Bei
Glenda Ness is running her own
John Youngls famous FBI in-
vestigator, is tracking down the
Murder incorporated Gang- lcnown
in 1953 as the Sabres ,
Joan Ealy has taken up her
father's hobbby of collecting for-
eign cars. Her latest creation
came from Whit Smitlfs Crazy
Phil Rodgers has just won the
Pro - Golf Championship at
Tommy Maddox's Miss 'l-Im All
Miniature Golf Course.
John Craft, Jimmy Butcher,
and Doug Kellogg are top driv-
ers for Dickie Reynold's Darc
Barbara Hall has been promot-
ed to chief Pencil sharpener at
Sally Hatch's Multi'Million Dollar
Bottle Cap Factory.
Jane Fitzpartick is playing' bop
on the chello in Darryl Kei-rs'
Beep On The Bop Dive.
Charles Hutchings, President of
Sanford University, sometimes
sees Kathryn Fisher, head scrub
woman, in the halls.
Linda Zukerman and Mary Stiv-
ers are the top conipetilors for
this year's Academy Award,
Joe La Dou. and Paul Brooks
have challenged Jim Sibbet and
Robert Madrugra to a race to Plu-
to in the Super Duper Rocket
Ship, designed by Joe La Gerret-
Mary Lou Engle and Dana
Nordby are swimming in Frank
Saccols Water Ballet Show.
Joanne Iuascu dz Rallene Scott
are taking ice skating lessons
from Mike Crawford.
Fred Goodman, Leonard Elston
and Mary Ann Gould are trying:
to figure out Nancy Smith's
theoiy on Clevitivity,
Helen Vlachos, Leroy Curtis,
Vickie Wylie, and Ned Hunting'-
ton are planning an expedition
to the top of Ixachuttual, a
mountain in Mexico,
Entrants in this year's Olym-
pics in the men's division are
Billy Harvey and Harry Elston
in the 100 yard dash. ln the wo-
menls division are Judy Nelson
and Carol Reupsch in a round
Robert Walker is head chauf-
feur for David Cadillac Catlin's
fleet of Henry J's.
Barbara Baltzer and Catherine
Schultz are graduating from Glor-
ia Machado's Nursing school for
Sandra Jackson and Billy
Walker are spending their hon-
eymoon on top of a flag pole, to
get away from it ull?
Ester Guterriz, Pat Prenda and
Betty Gillenwater are playing on
the Arkansas Aggies baseball
team coached by Alan Pollic,
Sylvia Brooks and Carolyn
Zarha are selling' Never Burn
Sun Tan Lotion.
Linda Jessop is now selling dol-
lar jewelry at Jack Falkenthalk
Judy Novack, Carolyn Jennings
and David Wagner are trying to
heat the typing speed record of
100,06Z,023lq words per min-
The new teaching staff of Dana
consists of Old Dana Grads such
as Drama, Bob Sakillariong Home-
makniz, Don Lobby Shops, Mary
lilardig Girls' Gym, Paul Dav-
idg Boys' Gym, Diana Davis:
Girls' dean, Joan Spain: Boys'
ilmzzi. Jerry Barrett.
Page 3 text:
JUNE 17, 1953 , THE MAST PAGE 2
STUF UP THE MAST C I Honor Awards Given To llana Shidents
EDITOR IN CHIEF lo Ann Brown
NEWS EDITOR larbaxa Hall
Mar1I.onEnglo, Iony Barrett
Suzanne Butler, Barbara Baltzor,
Pat Medina, Edytho Wilson.
Ioan laldry, Sally Hatch,
lane Fitzpatrick, Marcia Gordon,
Dana Nordby, Joanna Rand, Pots
Colt, Toni King,
Linda Ialsop, Alan Chapman
Ioan Canon, Judy Novak, Carolynn
Jennings, Linda Cowie, Marque!
Journalism James Hand
Printing lame: De Vorc
Typography Graphic Aria Classes
Representing the graduating
class of '53, we would like to say
good-bye to Dana.
When looking: back upon our
niany days at Dana, we notice
the helpful attitude of the en-
tire administration. The faculty
and especially our counselor M1'.
A. D, Dax-is have aided us, not
only in our scholastic work but
also have endeavored to make us
inruurc, responsible persons.
Our only wish is that in the
yr-nrs to come this cn-opcmtive
spirit will continue and that fut-
ure classes will recognize the im-
portance of this advice and will
become better students of tomor-
We have arrived at an ini-
portant educational milestone of
going- from junior to senior high
school. During- the following
years we hope to accomplish
many things to make Dana proud
ci' us. With this in mind we say,
with both happiness and regret,
good-bye and thank you for ev-
erything you have done for us.
Mary Belle Gillcnwater
A. S. B. President
Certificates of merit were pre-
sented by Principal Swenson to
11 large number of ninth grade
students at the annual honor
award assembly on June 16th.
Certificates for seventh and
eighth grade honor students are
to be presented at their annual
award assemblies on June 19th,
The following students were
nominated as outstanding in
scholarship andfor citizenship and
school service by the Dana Fac-
SIX ClTATIONS: li a t h r y n
Fisher, Barbara Hall.
'FIVE CITATIONS: J 0 a n n e
Rand, Jack Schroedci Don Wilson,
FOUR ClTAfl'IONS: J o a n
Baldry, Betty Gillenwater, Anne
Liinbach, Sally Piersol,
THREE CITATIONS: Erlene
Bingrham, Mary Belle Gillenwater,
Don Lobl-1, Mary Ann Kovacevich,
Allan Rascon, David Travis,
Traile Wilson, John Youngs.
TWO CITATIONS: Jack Ang-
le, Bonnie Broderick, Jerri Gra-
ham, Ken Hagen, iPauline Hicks,
Linda Jessop, Marcia Jones, Roy
Kennedy, Mary Lesko, Jim Mit-
chell. Carl Morris, Dorothy San-
ford , Patricia Stevens. Shirley
Sunsten, John Tate.
Sixty-six ninth graders won a
cc-rtificate with a single citation.
l-'lYl'f C'l'l'.i'l'l0NS: Anne Nor-
FOUR f'l'l'ATlONS: Richard
Hull. Keith Hughes, James Urqu-
THREE CITATIONS: S a r a
Adams, Larry Bcnneit, Judith
Davis, Barbara Fowler, David
Grohecker, Betty Wyloge,
TWO CVYATIONSQ Margaret
Castro, Vireinia Curl, Lucianne
Clicrry, Albert Frowiss, Gwinn
llc-rrin. Dick lsham, Julia Jacob-
sen, Frances Jones, Ole Jorgen-
son, Bill Kelly, Nancy McFadden,
Robert Meyers, Arline Montgom-
ery, Victoria South, Eve Zwan-
Fifty-two additional eighth
graders won a certificate with a
FOUR CITATIONS: Christie
THREE CITATIONS: Jacque-
lyn Bingham, Linda Jean Harsh,
Winona Lindrus, Billie McLaugh-
lin, Olga Todorica, Marcia Van
TWO GITATIONS: Gloria
Bowen, John Bennett, Deanna
Berryman, Wayne Brown, John
Collom, Carolyn Clamp, David
Cherry, Evelyn Elston, Mary Ann
Flack, Gary Hamada, Sonia Klein,
Jeanette Koch, David King, Betsy
Limbach, Paula Nickel, Sandra
Martin, Deanne Miller, Charles
Nordstrom, Roy Riesgo, Mike
Town, Helen Toothaker, Carole
Wood, Larry Willette.
Fif'fy'five additional seventh
graders won certificates with
BARBARA HALL MAKES
A careful check of school re-
cords revealed that one ninth
grader has made a straight A
record in all subjects all six se-
mesters, at Dana in both scholar-
ship and citzienship. As highest
scholarship honor student in the
Class of 1953 Barbara Hall will
rect-ive a year-'s complimentary
subscription to the Readers Di-
MUSIC STUDENTS WIN
The Ocean Beach Junior Wo-
men's Club presented 21 Schol-
arship, .Prog-ress, and Service
Awards to students of Dana and
Point Loma High, These awards,
ranging in value from five to
twenty'five dollars, help the stu-
dents pay for sheet music and
other music supplies.
Those from Dana who won
twenty-five dollar awards wereg
Susan Rogers, Raul Torres, and
The five dollar awards were
presented to: Bonnie Cowie, Lin-
da Cowie, Jane Fitzpatrick, Julie
Jacobson, and Michael Prior.
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IUNE 17, 1953
Brains? .He's loaded with
them! That is what the majority
of the ninth graders say about
Jack Schroeder this month's per'
Jack was born on June 24,
1938 in Denver, Colorado, where
he lived for 135 years before
moving to .Pampa, Texas where
he lived until coming to San
Diego in April of last year, De-
spite his travel he thinks San
Diego is tops. Hamburgers rate
top on his food list and he likes
music, especially when its played
by Stan Kenton. He is an active
members of the school's Y Op-
Upon graduating from high
school, he would like to attend
either Michigan University or
Massachusett Institute of Tech-
nology where he would major in
chemistry or science in his oc-
cupational preference as a Chem-
What makes an outstanding
personality? Is. it friendliness,
cheerfulness, a good sense of
humor, or an attractive appear-
ance? These things together make
a good personality, and Barbara
Hall has all of the latter qualities.
Barbara was born in Peek-
skill, New York on June 10, 1938.
She has traveled across the coun-
try three times with her family,
and after the war lived on Guam.
She returned to New York in
1949 and then came to California
Barbaras' scholastic ability has
proved outstanding. She has re'
ceived straight .-Vs on every
semester report card,
Among- her favorite commed-
inns are Dean Martin and Jerry
l.ewis. She enjoys all sports, es-
pecially basketball and swimming.
At the present she has no plans
for the future except to attend
Congratulations to Mrs. Dor-
othy Riley on her engagement to
Mr, James B. Thelen. The couple
plan to he married on June 25.
Mrs. Riley will gain a 10 year old
daughter. She also has two other
children. They plan to take two
trips this summer. One a short
honeymoon up the coast and then
they plan to take a trip with their
CURTAIN GOING UP
A Date for Bobby Sox, a
comedy in one act, was the source
of much amusement when it was
given for the assemblies of June
4 and 5. The play was the final
one of several given this year,
for assemblies, by the ninth grade
drama class under the direction
of Mr. Hand.
Before all presentations of
Bobby Sox Jackie Dolphin an-
nounced the play and cast of
characters. Separate casts gave
the performances for the three
assemblies, The title role Bobby
Sox, was played by Carolyn Zar'
uba, Sally Edholm, and Mary
Stivers. Bob Sakellarion played
Harold for all productions, with
Betty Dawson, Virginia Hewitt,
and Linda Zuckerman portraying
the part: of Marie. Mrs, Hanna
was acted by Mary Ann Jaure-
gui, Jerri Ryan, and Charlene Jef-
fers, with Bob Strickland and
Douglas Barber acting the part
of Mr. Hanna.
Mr. Trask's stage crew were
responsible for the set of this
thoroughly enjoyable play.
By Edythe Willou
Maroon slacks with a gold strip
down, the side, saddle oxfords, a
mrroon jacket and a tall hat of
the same color: this is the uni-
form many of the Dana girls will
be wearing next fall, These are
the girls who passed the tryouts
for the Point Loma Drill Team.
The team has an active part in
the school's activities. The main
event is the football carnival,
which brings to mind the boys
who tried out for the team. They
have not been informed of the
results vet. If there are not too
many players that are better than
some of the boys from Dana, they
will make Varsity. But if there
are nf, vacancies, the next step
down is the Sophomore team or
Junior Varsity. The prospects for
the team have been practicing
faithfully on Monday, Wednes-
day and Thursdays, since tryouts,
Both the football and the Drill
teams will practice late this sum-
mer in order to have a good per-
formance for the Football Car-
Mrs. Riley will continue teach-
ing here next fall.
Hli'5 UUR MAN
Although his name is well
known not many people know
much about our personality, Mr.
He was born in St. Paul and
started, school in Minnesota. He
finished high school in Illinois.
Aftef graduating from Knox Col-
lege in Galesburg, Illinois, he
joined the U, S. Army in World
After the war he taught in
Iowa then came to San Diego in
1920 where he was a teacher at
San Diego High School.
ln 1921 he married his college
When Point Loma High School
was opened in 1925, he went
there as vice-principal. In 1927 he
went to San Diego High School
as vice-principal, then to Wood-
row Wilson as principal, and back
to 'Point Loma as principal, He
came to Dana as principal in 1941
when it was built and he has
watched it grow from about 400
to almost 1600 pupils.
Mr. Swenson likes all kinds of
foods, particularly fattening ones.
He used to be thin and had wavy
He had four children and five
grandchildren, His hobbies are
fishing and gardening.
Congratulations, all you guys
and gals that won Student Body
The officv-:rs are: President,
Michael lverthmang Comm. Pub'
lications, Richard Hallg Comm.
Finance, Lynne Phillips Comm.
Activities, Barbara Val-
Comm. Boy's Activities,
Kelly: Comm. Cultural Af-
Shelly Ann Morris, and
Safeties, Lalo Gonzales.
those of you who ran but
get elected, you've really
:accomplished something by show-
ing good sportsmanship during
the campangn. It has helped yon
make new friends and become
well-known throughout the whole
For those of you who made the
grade, we know that you will car.
ry out the duties of your elected
office to the best of your ability,
A great interest was shown this
year by so many students 'turning
out to vote.
Our thanks to the election com'
mittee who worked hard to make
the election a success.
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