Elk Creek High School - Elk Yearbook (Elk Creek, CA)
- Class of 1950
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This year we are celebratlng the centennlal
in Callfornla, 100 years of progress
and achlevement It 1S a t1me of
lOOk1Dg backward as well
forward As we recall the
great strldes that have
flelds of Cakm
we look forward
to even greater ac
compllshments 1n the
future We also recall the
achlevements we have made 1n
our school We hope this book
w1ll keep these memorles al1ve in
the years to come
Carol Fay Gillaspy
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been made in all'
We the staff of the "Elk" dedlcate thls l9l+9
1950 book to Wallace Lozensky to show our appre
C18C1OIl, not only for the many thlngs our "Coach"
has done to lmprove UhlS school, but for the help
and guldance he has glven the lndivldual students
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Oregon State College
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E. A., William Penn College B. Sc., Iowa State College
Oskaloosa, Iowa University of Oregon
B. D., Gordon Divinity University of California
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S B President
Carol Fay Gillaspy
Junior Sec Treas
Senior Sec Treas
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President Junior Class
S. B. Vice President
Dell Roy Wilson
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PIPSC row Loulse Johnson, Evonne Green,Carmen Ellls, Shlrley Bed
ford, hargaret Ledger
Second row J1m Conley, LaVerne Glllaspy, Leroy Whltney, B1ll Whlte
The Junior Class is st1ll the largest class 1n Elk Creek
High and we are lucky to have all of our members partlclpating 1U
soorts All the glrls are on the softball or volleyball teams The
boys who play football are B111 Wh1te, LaVerne Glllaspy, and Leroy
Whltney Those on the baseball teams are LaVerne Gillaspy, Narv1n
Perry and B111 Whlte B111 White, Leroy Whltney, LaVerne Glllaspy,
MaPV1n Perry and James Conley are also on the track team
Our class offlcers are LOU1be Johnson, Presldent and
Sh1rley Bedford, Secretary Treasurer
We have been selllng candy and cokes at the square dances
here at the h1gh school to earn extra money for our class
hembers from our class on the WElkW are LaVerne Gillaspy,
Margaret Ledger and Loulse Johnson Loulse Johnson and Margaret Led
ger are Typist and Asst. Typlst on the H1-T1m6S.
In April we gave our Junior-Senior Prom. It was formal
and we think everyone had a good time.
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Flrst row David Huttman, Hollis Burrows,Phyll1s Bedford,Romas La
Second row Marvin Cramer, Leon Whltney, M1ckey Mlller, MICKEY Sut
Sophomores at last' And d1d we take out our grudge agalnst
the Freshmen when we 1n1t1ated them The boys had to wear dresses
and the glrls wore long red woolles They wore these lovely costumes
all day and really put on a good show
M1ckey Nlller 1S presldent and Holly Burrows,our Secretary
We are proud to say that M1ckey Mlller, Davld Huttman, and
Romas LaRue made the football squad th1s year Romas LaRue and
N1ckey Miller also made the track and baseball teams
In the glrls sports Phyllls Bedford, and Holly Burrows
made the softball and volleyball teams
On January 27th, we gave a successful Freshmen Receptlon
The auditorlum was decorated ln the Freshmen colors and everyone
had a wonderful t1me danclng and playlng games
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First row Nad1ne Strawn, Beverly Stetta,Jane Ann Hayward, Shlrley
Welker, Betty Burrows
Second row Bud Lafferty, Elton Cramer, Jerry Whlte
The Freshman class had thelr f1PSt meetlng October 7th
Class offlcers are Presldent, Charles, NBudW Lafferty, Secretary
Treasurer, Jane Ann Hayward
October llth the dreaded day arr1ved, 1n1t1at1on' The
sophomores made the g1rls wear long underwear and the boys wear
The w1llOWS Glee Club, sponsored by the Freshman Class, or
December 8th, came to Elk Creek to entertaln us wlth a program of
dellghtful s1ng1ng The Glee Club was led by Mrs Borlne Bud Laf
feryy announced the program On behalf of the rest of the Freshman
Class, Jane Ann Hayward made the presentatlon of a plant to Nrs
Bor1ne 1n appreclatlon of her comlng and leadlng the Glee Club.After
the program the Freshman Class served cookies and cocoa to the Glee
--Jane Ann Hayward.
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1rst row Leroy Whitney, J1m Ledger, LaVerne Gillaspy, Dell Roy
w11SOn, Jim Davis, M1ckey Mlller, and Dav1d Huttman
Second row B111 Whlte, Rlchard Juvenal, Rlchard Johnson, and Romas
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For the second consecut1ve year the Elkers went wlnless 1F
Valley League Football Playlng hard, clean football, the Elks were
outmanned and outclassed, except aga1nst Princeton and Maxwell
Johnson and LaRue were the outstandlng players of the season In
thelr last game of the season the Elks staged a hard fought battle
w1th Maxwell, but they were unable to push across a touchdown
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First row LaVerne Gillaspy, Bill Whlte, Richard Juvenal, Leroy
Whltney, Dell Roy W1lSOn
Second row Romas LaRue, Bud Lafferty,R1chard Johnson Marvln Cramer
FICKBY Mlller, Davld Huttman, Jim Ledger, and J1m Davls
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Hamllton Clty 104
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Wendell Green took top battlng honors For the season, bat
Although Elk Creek won
all season Many of the
breaks golng agalnst the
only one League game, they played
games were very close all the way,
Elks ln the late lnnlngs If the
to have a better season, they w1ll have to replace Preen,
Gollnlck, Troxel and LaRue who were lost by graduatlon
Returnlng lettermen are Wllson, outfleld r Johnson, out
flelder, Glllaspy, short stop, and Juvenal, catcher
Promlslng candldates are Perry, who has transfered from
W1ll1ams and Bud Lafferty, freshman
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Flrst row Leroy Whitney, B111 Wh1te,R1chard Johnson,M1ckey Llller
Romas LaRue, and Jlm Ledver
Second row LaVerne Clllaspy, Dell Roy w1lSOH, J1m Davls, Rlchard
Juvenal, M3FVlH Cramer, and Leon Whltney
The Elks, ln thelr second year of Track, showed up very
well In thelr flrst meet, w1th PFIHCGCOH, Elk Creek won the meet
1n the A's and C's A week later the Elks traveled to Colusa for a
slx way meet wlth Prlnceton, Sutter, Colusa, Maxwell, and Plerce
Elk Creek came 1n second 1n total score A very good ShOW1Ug COHb1d
erlng the number of entrants and the s1ze of the school The Elks
had only n1ne boys entered A few weeks later Elk Creek competed
w1th Prlnceton and Wlllows, W1l1OWb took flrst, Elk Creek second,
and Prlnceton, th1rd Green, Wllson, Troxel and Johnson entered 1n
there the Elks went to Blggs for the Valley League Meet SIX records
were broken by Elk Creek 1n that meet They were Creen, AAO 55 8
Wllson, 15118, 5 02 Gollnlck, 100, 10 6 and 220, 23 6 B111 Whlte,
75 8 L+ and 160, 117 3 A week later lvr Lozensky took f'1ve boys to
0rov11le for the N C H S A L Seml Flnals Whlte took thlrd place
1n the 160 and fourth 1n the 75 Polln ck won the 100, Wllson took
thlrd place 1n the mlle These boys quallfled 'or the flrals In
the flnals whlch were held ln Chlco, Whlte won two second places 1n
the 75 and 160, maklng h1m the flrst boy to have ever place 1D the
Northern Callfornla Flnals, from Elk Creek
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the Corning Relays, and took second place in the Medley Relay. From
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Student oody Pres
Student body Secretarv
Student body V1ce
Loulse Johnson, Typlst
Margaret Ledger, Asst
Buslness Manager Holly
Burrows, Asst Edltor
Carol Glllaspy, Editor
Rlchard Juvenal, Busl
ness Nanager, LaVerne
Glllaspy, Art Pd1COT
Rlchard Johnson, Photo
Carol Day '?illaSPY
F1PSC row B111 Hayward, LaVerne Glllaspy, J1m Burrows, and Danny
Second row Dee Luce, MHVIS Hayward, D1x1e Cr1pps,B1ll Cushman, Dale
Malarlous, Glen Glllaspy, Tommy Hanes, and Twlla Creen
Thlrd row Ruthle Hayward, Shlrley Zaurvlch, Evelyn Soeth, Juanlta
Mlllsaps, Shlrley Welker, Marvln Cramer, Jerry Wh1te,and
Fourth row Evonne Green, Jane Ann Hayward, Betty Burrows, Beverly
Stetta, Helen Gllman, Jack Cushman, and Bud Lafferty
Flfth row Holly Burrows, J1m Conley, Hughle Luce, and Nr Farr
The Elk Creek Band had qulte a success 1n marchlng last
year We went to the Lamb Derby, Maxwell, and Stonyford The begln
ners seem to have made conslderable progress ln both marchlng and
Th1s year we have a new add1t1on to our muslc Nr Farr
has organlzed a chorus and almost everyone 1n school partlclpates
Even wlth a few off' tones we seem to sound pretty good lwe Uhlflkl
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CLASS OF 'b9
Helen Butler is married to Kenneth Evans of Ladoga
Den1ta Green and J1m Calahan are marr1ed and have a baby girl
Ralph Troxel lb married to Marilyn Linville and they live near Artoia
Wendell Green lb working on his father's ranch
Leonard G0llH1Ck 1S working for his father
David Nitchell is WOPk1Hg in Stonyford
CLASS OF 'h8
Joyce Sutl1ff lb 11V1Ug 1D Willows and is employed as a secretary for
S J Bognuda, Real Estate
Louise Reynolds 1S in her sophomore year at Chico State College and
is taking a teaching course
Gerald Green 1S employed by the PGEE in Ch1CO
Jack Pedrott1 lives 1n Holmes
CLASS OF 'A7
land and Fox
Jack Johannsen is employed 1n San Francisco
Ray Province is working in Corning
Juan1ta Troxel and Clayton outl1ff are married and have a daughter
CLASS OF 'L6
Dean D1XOn was stricken with Polio 1n October and 15 still tak1ng the
Kenny Treatment in Oakland
Joyce Burrows lb married to Glenn Sm1th and they l1ve in Harris They
have two children
CLASS OF 'LS
Norma Lee Adams lb married to Lawrence Ballew and they l1ve 1n Colusa
Betty Green is working as a beauty operator in Willows
Dale Manson lb married and l1Veb 1n Oakland where he works for a com
pany maklng prosthetic appl1ances
Evelyn Sutliff lb married to Lester Ballew and they l1Ve in Dav1s
Dick Ballew is married and living in Willows where he works for Berk-
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DEL FISK CAFE Best Wishes to Class of '50
Good Place To Eat Bob Jensen
JENSEN'S FARM SERVICE
D L'S TIRE SERVICE
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Del Mnton WINSURANCE THAT INSURES'
Willows, Calif Phone 30
WILLOWS DEPARTIENT TORE BLUE FRONT CAFE
Has a Complete Line of ILS West Walnut St
hens', Womens' k Childrens'
Shoes for the Entire Family Delicious Home Cooking
Nens' R Boys' Work and Dress
Telephone A53 W1110WS, Callf Mac E Bertha McCluer
SPROUSE REITZ CO INC
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Congratulations and Good Wishes
THE WILLOWS JOURNAL
JOHNSON'i EHOE STORE And The Glenn Transcript
MAX SHOE SHOP
Repair While You Wait
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WEDDING, BIRTHDAY, PARTY CAKES
J H STINGER HATCHERY
333 W Walnut St
The Best 1n Chlcks 8 Poults
Own Breeder Flocks
Congratulations and Best Wishes
EXCHANGE MEAT MARKET
I G ZUMWALT COMPANY
FPUIUS, Vegetables A Choice Meat Dealer
Full L1ne of Grocerles WCATERPILLARW 4 JOHN DEERE
Phone 101 517 So Tehama St Phone Colusa lb w1llOWS llu
ZELLMER RADIO SERVICE
WQual1ty Work on all Makesn
2 N Tehama St Phone
JOHN'S SHOE REPAIR
Full SO11ng and rebuildlng
1LO W Walnut St W1ll
BLUE GUM Lodge
5 FILES NORTH OF WILLOWS CALIF
CHIGHWAY QQWQYPHONE WILLOWS 3934
61 . . 39
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LAND TITLE COMPANY 5
Of Glenn County '
ESCPOWS BERKLAND A Fox
Bank of America Bldg. Phone 306 U
Frances L- King MSF- I INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS
Willows ' Calif A
' A CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH CARS
A GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES
, SERVEL GAS REFRIGERATION
Congratulatlons, Class of 'SO
Wwe shall always strlve
ROBERT E BOYD to serve you welln
JEWELRY R FIFTS
Iwlllows, Callf Phone L2
MOTOR SUPPLY CO
Tehama St Wlllows, Callf
305 N Tehama Phone
L K GARAFE
BCDONALD'S ELECTRIC STORE
BUICK PONTIAC GNC TRUCKS
,l So Butte St Wlllows, Callf
20 PHONE 82
Wlllys Jeeps E Trucks
THE DIAAOND PATCH COMPANY
JOHNSON k LAMBERT
CHPVROLFP CADILLAC OLDSMOBILE
PHONE 1899 WILLOWS WILLOWS
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Parts and Servlce
Glenn Tractor 8 So Tehama
Equlpment Co W1llows,Cal
Best Wlshes to Class of '50
Fern R Johnny Peace
KAY WILLIAMS MILLING COMPANY
Garden R Colusa St W1l
HARDWARE, PAINTS AND OILS
Glass Housewares Pumps
PHONE 554 Phone 53 w11lOWS
JESSUP SPORTS k HOBBY SHOP
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HARDWARE AND ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES
WHARDENS FOR HARDWARE'
Hotpoint Refrlgerators Freezers Electrlc Ranges Wool Bags Twines
Westlnghouse Refrlgerators F1XtuF6S Plumblng Supplles
Telephone 279 Willows
' Sporting Goods
WILLOWS HOTEL Congratulations Senlors
Modern Western Coffee Shop
Make 15 3 h0bbY 117 W Walnut St
To meet ln the lobby
Arno J Poggl Phone L75
Managlng Owner Wlllows
Quallty Dairy Products
VISIT OUR FOUNTAINS FOR
DELICIOUS MILK SHAKES AND SODAS
Attorney at Law
Willows Callf L V Bell
etch and Jewelry Repairing
Silverware and Gifts
RED AND WHITE watches and Diamonds
Independent Home Owned Store 133 N Tehama willows
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AND GIFT SHOP TRCY LAUNDRY
Phone ll Phone 292
GLFNT PROCERY THE WILLOW SHOP
YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD STORE Ladles Weaplng Apparel
Phone 127 Wlllows 130 W Sycamore Wlllows, Callf
CO1'1gI'3tLl13.tiO1'lS Class of '50
Featurlng Brown Bullt Shoes
Fruto Callf 215 N Tehama Willows, ca11f
Best W1bh6S To Class of '50
T H WARD HARDWARE A
Call and See Our Dlsplay
!.1tchen Utenells-Electrlcal Supplps
Bullders' Hardware Sporting Goods
1F1Sh1Hg Tackle-Fencing Stoves 011s
Phone 125 Willows, Calif.
WILLCMS BEAT NARKET
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AINSMORTH MOTOR SALES
YOUR FORD DEALER
SERVICE WITH A SMILE
Phone 96 Willows, Calif.
UNITED CLEANERS TROY LAUNDRY
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HEATON'S CHEVRON STATION
Books And Phonograph Records
53 N Tehama Wlllows, Callf
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BEN FRANKLIN STORF PAT'S DRUC
Somethlng for Everyonen
Eastman Movle k Still
'GIFTS THAT GROWW TAYLORYS
WILLOWS FLOWER SHOP STORES FOR MEN
Corsages A Potted Plants
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