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Senior Class Will
To the luniors we leave our cooperative and dignified ways-also our ability to win
the inter-class basketball trophy. -
To the Sophomores, our sister class, we leave our excellent grades to be put to use
by their valedictorian and salutatorian. We leave also, the memory of the good
examples we have set for them.
To the Freshmen we leave our ability to concentrate on our studies.
To the Eigth Graders we leave the thought that they might become seniors some
day. If we did it, they certainly can.
To Mr. Vinkness we leave the broken down desks, open window, torn shades, open
registers, locked doors, and the lights left on. fAlso, the cluttered up senior sec-
To Mr. Miller we leave the ripped-up cushions on the busses, the gum under the
seats, and the broken down bus routes.
To Mr. Skurdall we leave our deepest sympathy and regret that there will never
be another class like us.
To Mr. Howe we leave our unpaid bills.
To Mrs. Raymond we leave the memory of a bright and intelligent English class.
To Miss Lamison we leave a lot of dirty dishes, burned food, and our best wishes
for her next year's classes.
To Miss Steirs we leave the cheerful thought that she was able to get by without
having us in any of he: classes.
To Mr. George Anderson we leave the old football suits and, we are very sorry
that we have to take his best players.
We are sorry that we can't leave Miss Fikse some good voices for her chorus and
some efficient librarians, but we are all leaving.
To Mr. Stebner we leave the battered typewriters and all the worn out shorthand
To Mrs. Thomas we leave the memory of a quiet second period study hall. llt had
to be quiet. The seniors never made any noise when or if we were therel
To Mr. Wehmhoff we leave the memory of the best class of which he has ever been
advisor. If you are advisor of a class next year we hope that you will have
To Mrs. Graham we leave the old stencils and the mimeograph machine which she
may use any time she wants to-now that We have left.
To Mr. Lybecker we leave all the mess in the shop.
To Mr. Roy Anderson we leave the lost baseballs and broken bats.
George Lovrovich leaves his excuses to Ieannine Pryear . . . we hope she gets out
of as many classes as he did.
To Iimmy Ryan, Lee Markovich leaves his good looks and piano playing ability.
I-Iere's hoping he has as good luck as Lee.
Iohn lnsel leaves his shy ways and blushes to Dick Allen.
Iohn Gilich leaves his pitching arm to all future baseball teams. Put it to good
Bill Green bequeaths his deep voice to Carol Finney. KNOW maybe she can be
To all the junior boys and anyone else who needs it, Harland Schulz leaves his love
Charles Rutland is forced to leave Ioyce to the Class of "47". He regrets that he
can't take her with him.
Lloyd Ahlberg wills all of his past chemistry experiments to next year's chemistry
class. Now, Mr. Whemhoff will have a bright and intelligent chemistry class
for next year.
Wendell Samuelson doesn't leave anything . . . he is taking it all with him.
To Bert Uddenberg, Orlando Peterson leaves his quiet and easy going personality.
Kenny Dulin leaves his ability to argue with Mr. Skurdall to all coming! seniors.
To Ted Arnold, Anne Fosness bequeaths her careful driving ability.
Evelyn Severtsen wills her height and halo l?l to Ieannette Hahn.
Edith Ross leaves her ladylike ways and reserved manner to Dorothy Shadbolt.
Pat Shannon has consented to leave her boy friends to be divided equally among
the girls of the class of "49".
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Mary Iahn leaves her ability to take over any- work that is given her to Dick Kara-
matic. Looks as if he might become anlintelligent student, but he probably
won't have as much fun as Mary has had.
Edith Spinney leaves . . . she just left.
Vivian Andrea wills her hair cutting ability to Vivian Eide.
Lois Hofbauer leaves all of her sweaters to Cleo Thompson.
Helen Shadbolt leaves her ability to get into trouble to Isobel Kaehlerl.
Nona lean Eide leaves her cooking ability to Miss Lamison's future cooking classes.
Norma Ienkins leaves her typing skill to all future typists this school may produce.
Lucy Skerbini leaves her ability to get her man to Gracie Graham.
I Class Prophecy
After an absence of l0 years I find myself speeding across the new Narrows
Bridge anxious to see the new boom town on Puget Sound and look up my class-
mates of 1946. A warning siren informs me that in my anxiety to get to Gig Harbor
I have exceeded the new speed limit of 75 miles per hour.
As I pulled over to the curb, a tall familiar man stepped up ready for action. I
mentally prepared myself for a tongue lashing. Imagine my surprise when the
beaming face of a former classmate, George Lovrovich, greeted me. A few minutes
of pleasant recollections with George and I learned the where-abouts of my var-
ious classmates. Helen Shadbolt is the owner of the Super-Duper Gas Station 'fea-
turing Orlando Peterson's minute-man-service.
I was told the helicopter now dropping in at the service station is probably
that of Norma Ienkins' Dairy Farm. Evelyn Severtsen had just been through on
route to her next performance in the Gig Harbor rodeo. Upon asking where I
could stop for a present for my Mother I was informed of Vivian Andrea's Iewelry
Shop. She developed such a passion for diamonds she decided to make a busi-
ness of it.
I was hardly on my way when a large attractive Sea Food Restaurant caught
my eye. Being hungry, I decided to stop in. To my great surprise the owner was
Iohn Gilich whom I met at the door. As I sat down at one of the tables a familiar
sound reached my ears. I glanced around the room and I saw Lee Markovich at
the piano playing his favorite Boogie Woogie. A note to Lee brought him to my
table. I learned from him that his band, for the evening show, featured the clever
arranging and trombone playing of Kenny Dulin and the singing of Edith Spinney.
On my way again I headed in the general direction of the 300 foot tower of the
radio station of IERK. Even as I approached, I heard the voice of the announcer and
owner, Charles Rutland, advertising Harland Schulz's Dancing Studio for Restless
Feet. In a window of the many studios I noticed Mary Iahn warming up her vo-
cal cords in preparation for a 15 minute radio program.
A notice on the studio wall of a speech by the city mayor, Iohn Insel, reminded
me I hadn't had a conversaiton with his honor for several years. Unable to get my
call through, I headed for the telephone building and the head supervisor. Stepping
into the elevator I met the elevator girl, Lucy Skerbini, who has found out life cer-
tainly has its ups and downs. Anne Fosness, who I found to be the head supervisor,
explained that the trouble was due to all circuits being busy trying to locate Gig
I-Iarbor's handsome doctor, Bill Green and his nurse, Nona lean Eide. Lloyd Ahl-
berg, trying to prove he could fish for salmon from his airplane, had crashed. News
of the crash ,brought Wendell Samuelson, the Harbor's Digby O'Del, to the scene
in search of business.
While I was at the telephone office a call came in from the reporter of the Penin-
sula Gateway inquiring of my presence in Gig Harbor. She also informed me that
another classmate, Lois I-Iofbauer, had been in Gig Harbor recently. To my great
surprise the reporter was Pat Shannon.
Another day has gone and as roving geographic writer I must be on my way
to other parts of interest in the world.
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