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Page 15 text:
TH E NATU RALIST
Enjoy Farewell Party
As always, the annual Girls' At-
letic Club party was a wonderful
success. The decorations were
really cute. The refreshments were
awfully good and everybody had an
extremely good time. If you are
not in G.A.C. you don't know what
Something which is looked for-
ward to each year is the presenta-
tion of the emblems and the award--
ing of the trophies to the winning
teams. This year was no exception!
Some of the A9 girls received their
second star, thus completing their
fourth semester. This is a fine rec-
ord and something you B8 mem-
bers can strive for.
One of the most enjoyable fea-
tures of the party was, of course,
the A9 Prophecy and the Will and
Testament. Alice Bernardo and
Judy Wesser wrote the Prophecy
and had some interesting predic-
tions for the A9 girls. The ever-
generous A9's in return left their
finer Qualities to the most worthy
receivers. The Will and Testament
was written by Barbara McGuire
and Joyce Benveniste. Mrs. Ewing
gave a fine farewell message to
We graduating members of the
Girls' Athletic Club would just like
to keep on being able to attend all
future parties but there will be
other parties and other clubs to
belong to in the future. Still, we
won't soon forget the fun we've
had here at John Muir as members
of this wonderful organization. The
unspoken rules of good sportsman-
ship we've learned and the honor
we've come to know and respect is
something we will carry with us
always whatever our destination in
life may be. Thanks to you, Miss
Schwaderer. You've really been
A9 Movie Doubles
By Janice Latey
Eddie Allen ............ Woody Herman
Janet Watt ............,..... Jane Russell
Norma Hueston .......... Claire Trevor
Charlene Harrison..Dorothy Malone
Armida Graieda ...... Dolores Del Rio
Martha German ........ Shirley Temple
Barbara Masserini ...... Linda Darnell
Sydney Mumby ............ June Haver
Marquis Norwalk ,....... Guy Madison
Bill Newquist ................ Bill Holden
Georgia Raitt .................. Doris Day
Eileen Shepard ........ Wanda Hendrix
Tony Zarrahy ............ Tarzan Uokel
Physical Fitness Tests
There are five physical fitness
tests which each girl must pass
before she graduates. There is a
possible score of 500, and you
must have an average of at least
80. The five tests are: l. Base-
runningg 2. Throw for distance,
3. Serve for accuracyp 4. Volley-
ingg 5. Potato race.
The potato race is strictly an
A9 activity. lt's a test for speed
and coordination. Each girl is timed
and tries to make the lowest possi-
ble score. This is a real test of
your ability and really leaves you
tired and out of breath. Most of
the girls have made pretty good
All the physical fitness tests are
a good means of finding out just
exactly what you can do. Good
luck with your tests and when you
are an A9 you will have the Potato
Race to look forward to.
By Barbara Capps
One day when Mr. and Mrs.
North were on their way to the
Supper Club, the Fat Man walked
up and said, "l'd like some Infor-
"Why, of course, "said Jerry,
ask Twenty Questions if you like."
lt turned out that the Fat Man,
who was one of the Gangbusters,
was looking for Nick Carter, who
was a Counterspy. They got a clue
that Nick might be in a warehouse,
owned by Henry Aldrich, sometimes
known as the Thin Man. On the
way down to the warehouse, they
picked up Casey, Crime Photogra-
pher who was waiting in front of
the Kraft Music Hall.
Inside the warehouse they found
a Straight Arrow, a Phonograph
which was playing, and a piece of
paper with the letters p, e, n, and
t on it. "Stop the Music," yelled
"What's the Name of that
Song?" Jerry asked. "lt's 'Pent-
house Serenadef is'nt it?" Pam
answered. Then Quick as a Flash,
it came to them. They would find
Nick Carter at the on-ly penthouse
in Big Town. The penthouse be-
longed to Richard Diamond, but he
had sublet it to someone who said
they were friends of Rocky Jordan.
"Well, said Sam Spade, to the
Criminals, 'Into Your Cellsl' "
Then Sam, who was chief of
police, and the rest of the gang
took in the Grand Old Opry and
wound up at Club 15.
The girls who had charge of the
noon tournament games this year
certainly did a good job. The games
couldn't have gone on without
them. They received either an em-
blem or a star for their efforts,
however. The girls were required
to pass a rule test with a fairly high
score before they could even
qualify for the job. Following are
the girls who served on the Official
Club this year.
Upper Division: Delores Barr,
Bette Blevins, Claribel Brodine,
Shirley Chew, Shirley Clark, Gay
Davidson, Yeiko Nakakihara, Bev-
erly Noack, Geraldine O'Driscoll,
Donna Redman, Edith Robles,
Daisy Wilson, Shirley Won.
Lower Division: Ruth Delgado,
Paula DeHart, Theresa French,
Esther Mayesh, Myrna Pitzen,
Mariorie Fieldson, Helen Hamada,
Girls' Sports Editor
Perfect A9 Team
By Jeanne Boehm
"We want a Pitcher!" This
would be an unknown cry if you
were watching this team play soft-
ball. lt would be one of the hottest
teams on the campus. "What is
it?" you ask. Why, it's our Perfect
Catcher .................. Barbara Jordan
Pitcher .... ...... M arlin Jenkins
ist Base ..... ...... B arbara McGuire
2nd Base .... .......... J oanne Barton
3rd Base ............ Shirley Ferguson
Left Field .................. Gay Davidson
Center Field ........ Joyce Benveniste
Right Field ................ Janice Latey
Short Stop .................. Mardel King
By Virginia Buck
The ten top tunes have been
chosen by the A9's again this se-
mester. They picked some of the
best recent tunes that have be-
come popular. Riders in the Sky
was rated far above the others.
l. Ghost Riders ln The Sky
3. So ln Love
4. Cruising Down The River
5. So Tired
6. Forever And Ever
7. LLove You So Much lt Hurts
8. Careless Hands
l0. Tennessee Saturday Night
Well A9's, l guess this will be
the last issue of the paper for you.
Through the years you have been
here l hope you all enjoyed the
sports page of THE NATURALIST,
for there recorded for you to keep
through the years to come, are
events which have lasting interest
for each of you.
Your annual holds many memo-
ries which l hope are pleasant ones
and you will look back on as some
of the happiest of your life.
l would like to express my very
sincere appreciation to the Physical
Education Department and Barbara
McGuire, Assistant Girls' Sports
Editor, for their cooperation in
making this annual and all the past
issues of the paper so nice.
Carol Sherburn and Donna Ran-
kin, your editors for next year, l
am sure will do a fine job and have
as much fun writing for the paper
as l have. Good luck to them and
good-bye to you.
Girls' Sports Editor
By Nace Benun
WHAT IF . . .
Barbara were Bullets instead of
Janis were Cook instead of Baker?
Melvin were Balfive instead of
Bobby were Silversmith instead of
Beverly were Mixer instead of
Marilyn were Whit-stein instead of
Clarence were Silverberg instead of
Adelle were Goldbust instead of
Ronald were Badheart instead of
Janice were Earley instead of
Lorraine were Lamp instead of
Gary were Plant instead of Seed?
Mike were Movingman instead of
Cordell were Duckson instead of
James were Stumble instead of
Dan were Wrong instead of
Rose were Old instead of Young?
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All-Stars Win 7th
Annual Baseball Game
By Don Devor
Climaxing the 7th annual A9-
All-Star Baseball game, the mighty
All-Stars, under the superb coach-
ing of Mr. Nobbe flashed ahead to
win by a score of 4 to 2.
This is the way it happened.
Franklin Pena led off for the A9's
and walked, Warsco I2J followed
with a base hit, then to score the
only two runs for the A9's, Carmen
Scopellite, hit a long triple to score
the two runners but was out him-
self for sliding into home.
Nothing exciting happened again
until the last half of the second
inning when Eugene Blodgett got
a base hit. He was followed by
Aguilar, who knocked the ball for
two bases, scoring Blodgett. Ron-
ald Shand also hit a double, but
both he and Aguilar were put out
in two magnificent plays by Chuck
Parks, A9 catcher.
For the All-Stars the fourth in-
ning was the big one: Richard Hill
walked and then scored on a bunl-
by Blodgett, who advanced to third
on the play at home. Aguilar struck
out, Shand was safe on an error and
scored when Logan Clark was safe
on a fielder's choice. Clark scored
on a base hit by Anderson, the
pitcher. Then Goldner struck out
to end the inning with 3 runs on
one hit with 2 errors making the
score four to two in favor of the
In the fourth inning for the A9's
Richard Hill made a beautiful play
by tagging James Cheek and throw-
ing to first to put Tierro Out.
When the A9's did not score in
the fifth inning the game was auto-
matically over, with a score of
ALL-STARS 4, A9's 2.
Announcers for the game were
Nace Benun and Donald Lenou.
Umpires were: Mr. Brown, behind
the plate, Mr. Toomey on first, and
Mr. Wasserburger on third.
We are proud of the fact that
this game was played with much
fine sportsmanship, and hope that
many more games will be held un-
der such fine enthusiasm.
Faculty Softball Team
By Gay Dividson
Umpire ...................,.... Don Devor
Pitcher ...................... Mrs. Pollock
Catcher ........ ...... M rs. Herriott
lst Base ......... ............. M rs. Ewing
2nd Base ...,.,. ..,..... M iss Lindquist
3rd Base ........ ........... M rs. Gilbert
Short Stop ................ Miss Sheffield
Left Field .............. Mrs. Heidergott
Center Field ................ Miss Bailiff
Right Field ,... ........ M iss Schwaderer
Umpire ........................ Janet Watt
Pitcher ...... ............. M r. Toomey
Catcher ..... ....... M r. Nobbe
lst Base ........ .... . .Mr. Allen
2nd Base .... ......... M r. Falvo
3rd Base ........ . ........ Mr. Holland
Short Stop .............. Mr. Kristenson
Left Field ......... ........ M r. Hermle
Right Field .................. Mr. Zimmer
Center Field ........ ......... M r. Bruce
PICTURES: I-KEEPERS OF THE TREASURY, 2-GUARDENIAS,
3-GIRLS' LEAGUE CABINET, 4-TALENT CLUB, 5-GYM CLUB
We of THE NATURALIST staff
wish to express our very best of
thanks to the Boys' P. E. teachers,
Mr. Falvo, Mr. Nobbe, and Mr.
Kristenson, for their considerate
help this last semester. We want
them to know that we really ap-
preciate their kind efforts.
-Don Hanning, Sports Editor
Herbie Nesmith, Ass't
By Nace Benun
Well, how did you do in the last
issue. Here, we'll give you another
chance. Score yourself one hit for
every answer that is correct. Here
we go for the last time.
I. Who led the American League
in batting last year?
2. Who beat Boston in the World
Series last year?
3. How many games were played
in the World Series last year?
4. Who was "Rookie of the year"
5. What player is with the Browns
now iust up from San Diego,
hitting venf well?
I. Ted Williams.
2. Cleveland Indians.
. Richie Asburn.
. Jack Graham.
Well, Csob, sobl, at last l'm
leaving fsob, sobl John Muir. Yes,
you're finally getting a new Snappy
Sam. ln my place will be a cub
reporter who is fair, of course.
Who else writes as I do? IDon't
Or course, you boys received an
"A" in P. E. lust because you fol-
lowed my hints. Before I leave you
dear boys, l want to leave you with
one last hint for dancing. "Stick
with it, men!"
Well, most of you already know
who I am, but for the benefit of
the poor B7's who don't know any
of the Big Wheels around Muir
l'm the Biggest Wheel "Jimmy
O'Leary, the one and only." Thanks
By Herbert Nesmith Jr.
The Fat Man .............. Jerry Labins
The Thin Man ................ Bill Smith
The Cisco Kid ................ Bill Garcia
Pancho .................... Tommy Basta
Mr. Dist. Attorney ...... Ronnie Swick
Sherlock Holmes ...... David Salsbery
The Shadow ........ Dean Cunningham
The Lone Ranger ........ Jerry Wunch
Tonto .......................... Frank Pena
Straight Arrow ........ Rudy Escareno
The Count of Monte Cristo ........
Sky King ......,.... . .........., Jerry Soest
Sam Spade .................. John Rapoza
Jack Armstrong ........ Andy Dishong
Mr. North .................. Doug Lucero
Mrs. North ................ Julia Gulasci
Bulldog Drummond-Nace Benun
My Friend Irma ........ Joanne Barton
Fatima ..,............. Barbara Palesano
Mr, X ,,,,........,...,.., Herbie Nesmith
Our Miss Brooks .......... Mrs. Gilbert
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