Francesville High School - Francillian Yearbook (Francesville, IN)

 - Class of 1951

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MOP QC? - Dear Friend Charley, As we were walking down the street, we chanced to meet an old man who at once attracted our attention by the brilliant green and white ribbons flying from his buttonhole. Looking into his face, we perceived that he had such a benevolent, intelligent countenance that we stepped up to him and introduced ourselves. He received us pleasantly, and after conversing with him a few minutes, we remark- ed upon the ribbons he was wearing. nWell,n he said, I'll tell you about them. I'm celebrating the anniversary of my graduation day. You see, my class graduated from Francesville High School on May 6, l95l, just 25 years ago, and that is why I am wearing our class colors. uIndeed" Chrisann commented, and I suppose your class wa q te up to average9n 'Up to the averageln he almost shouted at her, nWell, I shou say we were' Why it was the most remarkable class that ever gradu ated from the finest school in the land' That class produced some of the greatest geniuses of all time You see, in recent years I have had a yen to find out what became of all my diligent class mates, and so being a man of some means, I had detectives look them UThey have done a remarkable job and succeeded in tracing t life of everyone back to the time they graduated from high school I'll tell you a little of what they have done after leaving the halls of old F H S While I relate this tale of success and fame, bear in mind these were once your fellow schoolmates 'You remember that in our class we had quite a wit by the na of Eddie Kelley? Well, in 1956 this capable young man cashed in upon his talent and proceeded to Broadway where his name was soon in lights as starring opposite Liz Taylor in nWhy Husbands Drink He was a singular success Since then, he has made many instant have their own studio in Hollywood He is married to Gloria Dazzle a former starlet 'Although the war has been over about a quarter of a centur , Uncle Sam decided that he still needed some privates to keep the officers' barracks clean and to prepare their meals He chose a couple of men from the Francesville vicinity, Web Darnell and Herb Cook They are now at Camp Breckenridge and eagerly look forward to the week ends when Millie Boehnin and Suzanne Gutwein come to visit them Perhaps you are won er ng why'EH6y'HaV5'h5V6r married It seems as if fate has intervened, since Suzanne is still at home keeping house and cooking huge meals for her brother Edwin Millie graduated from Purdue in 1955 and is teaching Home Economics in the school from which she graduated Although the girls are a little gray now, they are still hoping for the day when they will walk to the altar Oh well, they say life begins at forty ' .I fl S ui . ' ld up. J he ' 3 me H 0 hits--all comedy roles--and today he and the son of the Lone Ranger 9 I . ' . Y



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PROPHECY Ccon'tJ 'It seems as if Marlene Getz is the only one for whom life turned out exactly as she planned You remember that when she grad usted in '51 she was still waiting for Junior to be called to the Seabees Well, along about October the next fall he was called, however two weeks after he was inducted the war was officially over He was immediately discharged and not having the money to come back from California, he settled there and sent for Marlene, who was still working at Sull1van's Drug Store They were married in December of '52 They now have a family of six fine boys CBase ball teams make money you know"'J nYou remember Carol Erb, don't you? Well, the day after grad uation she married Dwight Bucher, a farmer from LaCrosse You'd still recognize her though because she still has a tired look You see, she gets up at five o'clock every morning to go with Dwight on the milk route to make sure he doesn't pick up any women hitch hikers nTwo of the old group found their way to the altar togethe , culmination of a school day romance After Shirley Cords and Ronald Beiswan er were married, they both obtained teaching jobs at Ball State Co ege because of their extensive education Funny shake before he leaves in the morning instead of kissing her good bye Still the same bashful old Ronnie 'Speaking of bashful boys, that reminds me o one who was just the opposite J P Morgan He used to be quite a cutup and is still going strong I understand he has a hot dog stand on the Staten Island Ferry that goes from New York to the Statue of Liberty about ten or twelve times a day He still is in love with his favorite sport of his high school days hunting But I understand the game he is after is no longer rabbits but a wife because he needs someone to help him at the stand and its the same old story can't afford to hire anyone nJake doesn't get lonesome out there in New York, as every t he goes to the Statue of Liberty he meets an old friend I'l1 have to tell you about this boy because if you saw him you'd never rec ognize him Johnn Gutwein is the lad's name you know who I mean he belongs to the ine o Gutweins who are millers John has a job as a guide through the statue and is just a mere skeleton of his old self I guess some days he walks as much as ten or fifteen miles just up and down the stairs of the statue CThere is an elevator for only the first ten stories I JOHN Manufacturing wholesale Grocers service in and about ten splendid cities SEXTON k CO A good school affording placement Good Food for Pleased Guests Chicagg Illinois LAFAYETTE BUSINESS COLLEGE ' has r a thing about that couple! Ronald still gives Shirley a hearty hand l f ime

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