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CLASS PROPHECY Continued
Don Ready is a very able commander-in-chief of the United
States Army. His father is a veteran of the first World War
so it was not surprising that Don should go far in military
Georgia Ohlson is America's leading lady feature writer.Her
articles command high pay and are read all over the world.
Verl Glee's name is very prominent in sport circles as a
baseball p1ayer.He is known as theNBabe Ruth' of modern times.
Lester Hoback is a multimillionaire oil man. Oil was found
in south-western Nebraska in 1947 and by his keen business
ability he soon made a fortune. He has been called billionaire
play boy on account of his many, many marriages, having just
embarked on his ninth attempt at happiness.
Dale Fowler is a very noted criminal lawyer. His services
are used in all parts of the world. His kindness and sympathy
are well known.
Esther Switzer is our much loved nurse. She has been re-
ferred to as being as great a nurse as the world has ever had.
Ellis Clark is our only farmer. He says he farms because
he likes the work and knows happiness, peace, and quiet after
a day of toll. His country home is a heaven to a large number
of his city friends. His wife is a splendid cook and has made
a very pleasant home for Ellis. He is so happy and contented
that I count him one of the most successful of the men of our
Louis Stackhouse is a movie actor, the 1962 matinee idol of
the movie going women. He is very happily married to a former
Hayes County girl.
Lucille McDowell is a society leader, having married a well
known New York millionaire. She seems so happy but is always
ready to talk of the happy days at H. C. H. S.
Riley Mintling, or I should say Judge Mintling,1s very well
known. He is a supreme court judge of the United States Su-
preme Court. He is still the quiet, dignified Riley of school
So you see all the 1942 graduates really did make good. I
suppose you wonder what I have done in these last twenty years.
I taught a country school for two years and then attended col-
lege and secured my degree.I was then married and have travel-
ed over the United States with my husband, who lectures on the
nNew Order of Government.n He is trying to teach people how
much better this type of government is than the various old
types the world had before the second World War.
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This is the year 1962. Twenty long years ago eighteen young
people graduated from the Hayes County High School, Hayes Cen-
ter, Nebraska in May, 1942.
Folks wondered that fateful night what life could possibly
hold for those young people. World War nu ber two had just be-
gun and the whole wor d was in the worst turmoil ever known in
Adversity brings out the best in the human race. Luxury
makes us weak and adversity makes us strong. After checking
up on each of my class mates, I find they have all made good,
even beyond my hopes.
Passing an educational hall in Washington DC.,I noted a Mr.
Stone listed on the program as a second 'Will Rogers.N Soon
after entering, I recognized Otho Stone. His homespun wit and
humor made him loved, as was the 'Will Rogersn of my youth.
Sitting beside me at the lecture was a lovely lady, who was
listening to Otho and seemed to be like me, also dreaming of
days gone by. Impulsively I said to her, nDid you know Otho
at Hayes Center?'
uOh1 yes, I am Mary Lee Jones. Otho and I were class mates
in dear, old Hayes Center. Oh! you are Evelyn Wilson. Let's go
to the Royal Glen Hotel and talk over old times.Albert Russell
is chef there and has been since it was built in l955.n After
greeting chef Russell we really enjoyed a talk fest.
Mary Lee was a noted dress designer at the New York fashion
center. Since the war, New York is the world fashion center.
American women did not ape French styles as the old fashioned
women had been accustomed to do before the war. America now
creates the styles for the entire world.
Rowena Lacey has offices in various leading cities of Europe
where she caters to the wealthy European ladies and sells them
American styled clothes and jewels. Her salary is more than
the President of the United States earned in 1942 per year.
Kathleen Terrell has the same position in the Orient. She
has a magnificent home at Roosevelt,China. Roosevelt,China is
a new city just built u some years after the war. Kathleen is
very happy in the New Republic of China. She writes that the
Chinese ladies are very enthusiastic over the beautiful Ameri-
Velma Wilson is a very noted portrait painter.She has paint-
ed the most important people in the world's pictures. We all
remember Velma as the artist ofcn1rclass in the old days.After
graduating she taught school a short time but felt the call to
be an artist and is now well on the road to fame.
Wilbur Thompson is a very'nMad scientist in the Rockefeller
Institute. He is so honored and loved on account of his find-
ing a cure for cancer. He is a leading authority on medical
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SENIOR CLASS WILL
The following is the will of each broad-minded,influential,
considerate, and ah, yes, nlrresponsible' Senior of the Class
of 1942, which hails from Hayes County High School, Hayes Cen-
Louis Stackhouse, the mischievous,yet very good natured and
friendly Senior wills his athletic ability to Donald Mc Gilli-
vary, a Sophomore.
Lucille Mc Dowell, the petite, lively, and happy go lucky
Senior wills her sweet disposition to Gilbert Gigax.
Dale Fowler,the good-looking, and captivating Senior, wills
his curly hair to Vyona Christner.
Esther Switzer, a blond,having a pleasing personality wills
her studious habits to Darlene McLeland.
Verl Glee, the capable and witty Senior wills his jolly and
most hearty laugh to Billy Sullivan.
Rowena Lacey, the quiet, neat and well dressed Senior wills
her blond hair to Doris Schneider.
Mary Leah Jones,an alert, ambitious, and intelligent Senior
wills her weight to Patricia Orman.
Lester Hoback, the Senior who is vivacious, with twinkling
eyes, wills his many girl friends to Robert Moon.
Wilbur Thompson, the energetic Senior, who is President of
our class wills his height to Jack O'Br1en.
Georgia Ohlson, another blond and cooperative member of the
Senior Class wills her blushing to Geneva Huntwork.
Otho Stone, the Senior, ,who talks with a lazy drawl that
every one likes, wills his quietness to Wanda Hintllng.
Riley Mintling, another quiet Senior, who likes to go car
riding, wills his red hair to John Fisher.
Evelyn Wilson, the tallest girl in the Senior class, who is
industrious wills her boy friend to Thelma Brown.
Ellis Clark, another Senior with curly hair, who adheres to
his own work, wills his generosity to Albert Russell, just to
keep it in the class.
Velma Wilson, a Senior who is sensitive, profound, and very
genial wills her letter writing ability to Jerry Housman.
Albert Russell, the rather serious Senior,who is also curi-
ous and enjoys fun, wills his school subjects to Dolores West.
Kathleen Terrell, a very energetic, reliable and innocent
Senior wills her singing ability to Patty Mead, just to keep
it in Regular Girls Glee Club.
Don Ready, another tall, studious, husky Senior wills his
latest girl friend to Charles Rice.
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