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' P ' urfiAectf ARTHUR CREEKMUR is now a famous ice skater traveling with the Ice Capades all over the world. His dream come true - surrounded by glamorous figure skating girls. LINDA POPE is now Mn. Bobby Vaughan. They live in Kentucky raising horses for the Kentucky Derby. GLENDA ROSEMAN is now out in California with Jerry and has just been chosen Mrs. California of 65. ROBERT BROOM is now the proprietor of Forsyth ' s biggest health resort. He specializes in steam baths. GARY FOX is now the number one actor of the day. He gained experience in the Jr. and Sr. plays at M.S.H.S. He is ready to try number six of wedded bliss with another beautiful starlet. BETTY COLBECK is now secretary for the Illinois Central Railroad. It ' s odd that she works at the same place that Mr. Tom Pennypacker does. LYLE COLE has proved himself quite a hero in the service. The President presented him with a medal of honor lately. He is soon to come home to Forsyth where his sign board is waiting for him. JOHN DUXBURY has now taken Ed Sullivan ' s place on the New York Times. He has taken over Toast of the Town and one of the pretty girls that has appeared on his show may end his bachelor days, so I heard. Since JOHN PARKER came to Illinois from Florida, he has developed a sure way to get a tan from lotion, if you don ' t have the money to go to Florida. He is quite wealthy from this and has a car for every day of the week. SHIRLEY PITTMAN has taken Judy Canova ' s place. She got her experience as a comedian in Maroa High School Classes. PAT MOWRY is running a lonely hearts club. Her best prospect is the driver of a black Chevie. GARY LUALLEN now plays on the team which has replaced the Harlem Globe- Trotters. He and Mrs. Luallen, the former Ruth McDvenna, are raising their own basketball team to take papa ' s place when he retires. MARGARET BUTLER has taken Ann Southern ' s place on T.V. Ann was ready to retire and Margaret was chosen because of the resemblance. RUTH JENNINGS is now the private secretary for Eddie Fisher. Debbie had better keep an eye on him!! Ruth got her experience writing shorthand every free moment at Maroa High School. LYNDEL McCAY has stopped smoking again. This time to be fullback on the Chicago Bears Football Team. NANCY HALE is now Mrs. Charles Ashcraft. They are retired as their six sons have taken over the " Gill ' s Walk In " in Mattoon. JACKIE McKINNY is now trying to get a patent on his latest invention of 5 cornered diapers without safety pins. JANICE RILEY is now the most popular spinster around. She is running a board¬ ing house for lonesome millionaires, and is seen frequently riding in a Buick convertible.
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' PoetK In ' 51 we started our long journey; It Is something we ' ll never forget. They called us " green " freshmen For we remember that yet. The next year we were sophomores. And we didn’t have much to do. But without the help of each teacher, We wouldn’t have made it through. Then finally we were juniors, In the year of ’53. While we were working on the Prom, We were as happy as could be. And now we are seniors, And our journey is about through. We are getting ready to leave Maroa High, To find a future that will be new. We wish to thank each teacher, And to show our appreciation. For they have done so much for us, And helped with our Graduation. Margaret Butler. Eloise Simposn.
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LOREETA RODGERS is now Mrs. Robert Clifton. They run the " Coconut Pie Inn. " Their dozen red heads are Loreeta ' s prize pie samplers. HALDEN MYERS has now taken Roy Rogers place in movies and owns a big ranch, touring around and giving rodeo performances. In his movies, though, he loves the girls and leaves them. ORVILLE DASH is now a very profitable farmer. His hybrid rabbits are the best on the market. BETTY LIENHART is now a registered nurse, and has just opened a special clinic for bachelors. I hear she is doing good business. ROSS WALDEN Is now Mayor, Sherriff and Tax Collector of Forsyth. I heard they are talking about renaming the town Waldensville. SHIRLEY LANTERhas now taken Mr. K ' s place as a Driver ' s Training teacher. The school is about to go broke replacing telephone poles and dented fend¬ ers. KENNY McKINNY is now a partner cartoonist with Walt Disney. He got his experience from drawing in Miss Macy ' s Junior English Class. SUE JACKSON is now Mrs. John Rogers. John is still raising pigs. To Sue ' s disgust, their chilluns learned to say pig before they said Mamma or Daddy. BOB BIVEN has taken Jack Webb ' s place as Joe Friday on Dragnet. Only, he has added one thing-Friday has a girlfriend, different one every show. JOYCE HAENNY is now Mrs. Ronny Holland. Things are looking brighter since they haven ' t had a quarrel for almost a week. FRANK McFARLAND has his own stock car and drives every Saturday night at the Lincoln Speedway. He decided to go into racing after breaking the speed limit in Forsyth. ELOISE SIMPSON is now running her own beauty salon. Her favorite hair style is ’’Ponytails. " ROY STEPHENSON is still competing with Einstein. His latest invention is glasses for rabbits with blood-shot eyes. SANDRA JOHNSON is now the wife of Professor Alexander. Their eldest son, Alexander II, is so brilliant that Shakespeare ' s Macbeth has taken the place of his 1st grade reader. DON WESTERMAN now owns and farms his own farm. He and Mrs. Westerman, the former Elsie Hockaday, just received the honor of being named Mr. and Mrs. Agriculture of 1965. CURTIS SMITH now has the largest farm in Forsyth. He did it by marrying his boss ' s daughter, we understand. RUTH BRADEN is now Mrs. Leroy Wilson but races at the famous Indianapolis Speedway in her spare time. JIM HUGHES is now taking Eddie Fisher ' s place. He got his experience at the Senior Class Play.
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