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McKinley's beautiful brcwn hair gots to Suzanne Maas. John Waters
walks away from his Driver's Ed. Class with no regrets. Richard Walsh
leaves his skating ability to Barry Bennett since he spends most of
his time on the floor. JoAnn Varone gives her nostalgic memories of
E. H. S. to Clarice Pemberton, who has plenty of her own already, al-
though she has only been here one year. Susie Gudermuth donates her
beautiful complexion to any girls who want it. Bill Rowe is glad that he
is departing so h-2 can join Margaret Kincaid. Garnet Wunderlich gives
her typing speed to anyone who can use it. Mary Sue Goodner contrib-
utes her baton twirling to Janet Benton. Bob Hacke leaves his "bomb"
to Melvin Polkinghorne who definitely could use a change from his
scooter. Joyce Hinds wills hier dimples to Sharon Funk. Kenneth Harris
leaves his wavy hair to Mark Haley who has plenty of his own. Wayne
Harness passes on his quick answers in chemistry to all the chemistry
students of next year. Dave Monroe gives his hcight to Bill Weintge.
Dennis Nolde wills his black hair to Mary Gudermuth. We wonder how
she will like the new color. Irene Rackovan leaves behind her hook shot
in basketball to all the future Billikin players. Gerald Pemberton and
Bill Rowe leave their mechanical brains to anyone who can repair Mrs.
Stenerson's "rod" when it's out of whack.
The Senior Class as a whole bequeaths the choice seats in
assembly to the Juniors, who have been waiting for the chance to sit
in them for three years. To the sophomores we leave our determination
to enjoy every minute of our High School experiences. To the Freshmen
we leave our ability to arrange our schedule to get out on first bell all
of the time.
Departing seniors in band leave behind a memory of four active and
pleasant years filled with activity, musical and social, and kinda wish
in a way that they could take more than the memories with them. To
the many juniors waiting with bated breath, the American Problems and
Bookkeeping classes l-:ave their empty classrooms. The bookkeeping
students might like to pass on their completed workbooks, but wary
Miss J. says no. The speech classes leave an empty stage and an un-
touched assembly schedule to the next year's assortment,
The "advanced" girls having profited from a year of "laboratory"
work in the office, are naw ready to turn over their experimental sta-
tions to the new class of aspiring office workers.
The publications class, all seniors, leaves as a record of a year of
hard but pleasant work, this 1956 Eurekana, trusting the students will
enjoy the efforts of the class.
All dispositions are final and binding.
Attested this 24th day of May in the year of our Lord 1956.
Witnesses thereto: Ruth Ann Atwell
Doris Vernell Wright
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went off the air. Nancy Lee Taus was working on Betty Crock2r's pro-
gram, but now she has her own hornemaking show. On Search For To-
morrow, we find Fayfe Schubel in a very serious love entanglement
which threatens to ruin her young life if things don't get better.
Victor Smith is now teaching shorthand and typing at EHS and
among his pupils he finds brothers and sisters of his own class-
mates. Barb Ferguson, Judy Fritz, and Karen Fick are singing together
and their sister act is now playing at the Palladium in London. They
have been there for a month and are still wowing them. Dave Edington
went West to seek his fame and fortune and is now one of Hollywood's
top movie producers. Ronald Flentgen is an eminent minister and is
now traveling around the country lecturing on "Man and His Struggle
To Exist In a Hostile World." Mary Sue Goodner has just been crowned
Baton-Twirling Queen of the World at the annual contest in Miami. All
you cats look out! Susie Gudermuth and her partner, Barb Flagg, are
fingerprint experts with the F.B.I.. and they have the prints of all their
Vincent Howard's debating ability has stood him in good stead. He
has been active in Washington for a long while and is now our ambassa-
dor to Italy, France, Poland, and Russia. Bob Hacke and Ken Harris are
still up to their monkeyshines. But that's because th'y're working in an
auto body shop as grease monkeys. Wayne Harness and Lorraine Hart-
mann are in Rome studying to be sculptors. Wayne's first effort, which
he entitled "Nothing", won a blue ribbon at a recent exhibition in Paris.
John Johnson, John Paul Jones, and Jim Miederhoff are now getting
their 56 piece orchestra ready for their opening at the Copa Cabana.
This engagement will mark th-eir fourth anniversary On the nightclub
circuit. David Messerla is a barber. It took him a long time to get here,
because he couldn't learn to shave the balloon without breaking it. His
specialty now is th-e Hollywood Haircut.
Dave Mulvaney is a tap dancing instructor at Arthur Van Muriel's
Studio and is so good that he is bringing tap dancing into the ballroom.
Bobby Schimsa became mayor of Eureka three years ago and has been
mayor ever since. He attributes all his campaigning success to Miss E.
Johnson's speech class. Dennis Nolde and Dave Monroe are serving life
terms in the French Foreign Legion. And why? To get away from the
girls who were chasing them so furiously. They joined the Legion just
last year. Joyce Hinds is now Dean of one of Missouri's top universities.
Allan Koebel is giving flying lessons-kit-e flying, that is. His plane
went down two weeks ago and he is trying to earn enough to buy anoth-
er plane by giving these lessons.
Bill Lyons is now modeling eye lashes for the "Our Own Oddities'
Company. He has worked for them since they saw his picture in the
Eurekana. Jo Ann Konneman answered the 564,000,000 question
on last week's program and went out and bought Texas the next day. By
the way, Hal March had to quit because he started slipping the contest-
ants easy questions and Bill Lewis took over his job as M. C. on the
program. Doris McGee and Pat Lanpher took jobs as cigarette girls at
Cir0's so that they can get free all the cigarettes they want. Doctor Jim
Murray is now the physician at EHS. His specialty is broken noses, but
he will repair the minor damage done by the reckless here. Irene Racko-
van, a stewardess on the EFE Special-Escape From Eureka, is engaged
to the pilot of her plane. Very soon she is going to give up her job and
get married. She wonders what kind of stewardess her husband will get
once she is on the ground. Dorothy Robfrts is using her talent for
twisting pretzels at the Sally-No-Good Company. She is the originator
of the delightful new shapes in pretzels these days.
Bill Rowe is running a used car lot. "Here today. gone tomorrow"
is his motto. And he is certainly right. He has a complete turnover every
day. Of course, he has only two cars on his lot at a time and that may
account for it. Ruth Rufkahr has taken over Martha Cur's column in the
Sunday Evening Post. People from all over the world write to her, and
she answers all of them personally, writing an average of 300 letters a
day. Myrna Sparks has married h-sr Texan and they have moved to the
Sahara Desert where they are caretakers of the oases. Allan Stroud now
owns a Turkish Bath. Through a dense fog we see him at his occupation
of chief masseur. James Umphres was one of his best customers for so
long that Allan took him into partnership. Jo Ann Varone is still work-
ing her way through college studying to be a licorice twister. Must be a
tough course. John Waters is now a Professor of Fine Arts at the
Academy of North Africa. He teaches the natives how to play a congo
drum like Brandy Marlo.
We see that Nancy Wendell owns her own Rhythm and Blues record
shop on Hollywood and Vine. Her most frequent customer is that real
gone gal, Sandy Duff, who buys all the newest records as soon as they
are released. Last of all, we see through the crystal ball that Gloria
Webber is modeling Goggle-Lu eye glasses for the Oop Shoop Spectacle
Now that we have seen what the Senior Class of 1956 will be doing
10 years from now, the haze returns to cloud the crystal ball for anoth-
er year. We hope that the members of the class will go out immediately
after graduation and apply for their respective jobs.
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