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Page 15 text:
OUR LAST WISHES - - -
We, the class of 1939, of Canaan Township High School of Creston, Wayne
County, Ohio, being of sound mind and memory and being mindful of the certainty of our
departing from our present sphere into the great future, do hereby declare this to be
our last will and testament. All former documents are hereby declared null and void.
Section 1. To the members of the faculty for their kind and generous help in
our time of need and in sincere appreciation of their interest and cooperation with
the class of 1939, we bequeath our best wishes for their future success.
Section 2. Mindful of the material the faculty has to work on in the next few
years, we also bequeath them our greatest sympathy.
ARTICLE II '
Section 1. To the juniors we leave our senio-r dignity, all senior privileges
which they haven't used already, and the pleasure t?l of publishing an annum.
Section 2. To the sophomores we leave all the wisdom, knowledge and ex-
perience we have gathered during our stay in high school. We know it will be put
to good use.
Section 3. To the freshmen we leave any extra credits we may have. They'll
come in handy.
Section 4. Since the 7th and Sth grades are "under age", they are ineligible
to any bequests.
Section 5. We, the class of 1939. leave Creston High School minus 29 of the
most brilliant, energetic, popular, athletic, good-looking, dramatic, and studious stu-
dents it has ever had or will have.
Our personal bequests:
We, Bernice Bowman and Frances Blough, will our close friendship to Naida
Jeffers and Norma Longenacher.
I, Donald Boyes, leave my desire to argue in P. A. D. class to Bernard W.
I, Hazel Feeman, leave my plumpness to Wreta Mace.
, Robert Fetzer. leave my "bright sayings" to Bob Yarnell.
I, Eva Gantz. will my red hair to Ann Marko.
I, Frances Haley, leave my grade card to Sallyann and Shirley to fight over.
We, Max Bowman and Raymond Weahry, leave the privilege of sleeping in
study hall to some sleepy juniors.
I, William Huffman, leave my aspirations to become the best baseball pitcher
in the United States to Vernon Meyer.
I, Donald Keltz, will my lovely mop of curly black hair to Jack Allen.
I. WVilliam Knepp, will my way with the girls to William Davis.
I. Norma Kinch, leave my hearty laugh to Dorothy Johnson.
I. Harold Krabill, will my ability to play a violin to John E. Haley.
I, Jay Lehman, will my extraordinary dramatic talent to Junior Repp.
Bernice Meyer, will the writing of the next class will to some resourceful
' I, Ruth Miller, leave my study habits to Winifred Jeffers.
I, James Miracle, will my height to William, Uher. He needs a little more.
I. Arthur Mumaw, will my frank, friendly nature to Frank Sacha.
I, Jack McGuff, leave my swinging walk to Ralph Krabill.
I. Gene Mclielvev, leave some of my giggles to Andy Marko.
I, Irma Nash, will my blonde vivacity to Patty Reynolds.
I Betty Perram, leave my wardrobe to some girl in need of pretty clothes.
I. Jack Plank, will my gracious manners to Armand Smith.
I, Zella Scholl, bequeath all my brunette charms to Phyllis Fetzer.
I, Clayton Shankland, will my Chevrolet to Bob Clapp, so he can take Betty
Zehner riding every night.
I, Junior Spitler, will my chemistry notebook to some unfortunate sophomore.
I, Charles Wolf, leave my weakness for "showing off" to Leroy Haley.
I, Bill Zehner, leave my ability to bluff th-e teachers to Robert Graf.
Signed? The Senior Class.
Witnesses: The Annual Staff.
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AND TELLS A TALE ---- H 26
Class Prophecy I '
It's the year nineteen hundred and fifty-two, 0
The grass is green and the sky is blue.
I wonder what became of those classmates of mine,
We who graduated in thirty-nine.
Put ocme with me and we'll take a trip-
To various parts of the earth we will skip. . .
First of all we find that mechanical wizard Bill Zehner to be a widely known
road constructor. He is busily engaged paving the Canaan roads.
Traveling a little farther south, we see that Frances Haley is one of the best
teachers at Ohio State University. Q
Dc-n't laugh too much but there is an entirely sad situation with Junior Spitler.
If seems that Junior was married and life was not panning out the way it should
so hc ran away to join the circus. I-le became a lion tamer to get out of his wife's
Creston is rapidly growing into a beautiful city. It boasts of a new hospital
with a handsome young surgeon in charge. Yes, it is Donald Keltz, and his pretty
assistant is none other than Frances Blough. Coming out of the hospital and wan-
dering down the street our attention is focused on a building where a pert little
brunette sits in a box office: we recognize her to be Zella Scholl. Our surprise is
even greater when Zella tells us that Jack McGuff is the manager of this palatial
Before going on to New York City we stop a minute or two in Cleveland. What
go-od work these Government men are doing. Among them is Robert Fetzer holding
a very important position. See, there he is pushing that wheel barrow around for
W. P. A. on Euclid Avenue the name of I. J. Fox Furriers, after being bought out
by an old schoolmate, Charles Wolf, has been changed to the Wolf Wolverine Inc.
Upon our arrival in New York, to our astonishment we find that Bernice Meyer
successfully passed an audition to join with the Metropolitan Opera Company. On
the shores oi the old Atlantic Raymond Weahry is the prize beachcomber.
The three bov musketeers of C. H. S. are not in touch or quite as chummy
as they had been. Since each of them is doing something which he thought was quite
out of the ordinary, they broke up. James Miracle is Wayne County's newly elected
sheriffg and Arthur Mumaw has a place in Yale as an English professor: Gene Mc-
Kelvey directs that new sing band on the radio, widely known as "Gene and His
In Canada we read to our surprise that Max Bowman has just been appointed
head of the Royal Mounted Police Force.
The western part of the United States is buzzing with excitement for it is here
that Hazel Feeman and Donald Boyes are making history with their ranches. Bill
Huffman was with them for a short time and then decided to tour Europe and when
Hazel last heard of him he was a gigolo in France and really having a hard time
making a living. l
Jack Plank changed his mind and did not follow in his father's footsteps but is
in the Orient as a very famous veterinarian and is well liked by the natives. Now
Betty Perram, not wishing to go there, stayed in the United States and is happily
sewing clothes for people who have a hard time buying them elsewhere. Betty finds
this: work to be prosperous.
Harold Krabill is stationed in Panama. Since Harold is Captain of the latest
steamer he is waiting there for further orders from Washington, D. C. Jay Lehman,
Secretary of Navy, needing a holiday went to a little town in Georgia and wanting
some good books and novels to read took a walk to the store. Jay had hardly stepped
inside the door when he was greeted by a cheery "hello." Looking up rather startled
he recognized Ruth Miller, the owner. After a lengthy talk Jay left, and soon was
on a plane homeward bound only to discover that the smiling air stewardess had once
been in the class of thirty-nine: her name, Eva Gantz.
Bill Knepp at the present time is located in San Francisco where he is on tour,
being noted for his extremely graceful dancing and a toe dance that no one has ever
been able to imitate thus far.
Clayton Shankland is not far away tLos Angeles? trying to be a good salesman
for the Roles Royce Inc. while his former car is on display with other rare models
of the past century. Also in Hollywood we find Bernice Bowman who advises just
the right things for the stars to wear.
In far-off Egypt we come upon a lady travelling all by herself and enjoying
the trip immensely. Underneath that veil is the face of Norma Kinch. Norma had
inherited a great fortune and was spending it by visiting the most interesting places
in the world.
My love of history in high school inspired me to gather material old and new
for the printing of these books. Since the above data with a few other important
factors will be in the newest edition of history books we hope that it will make
more interesting studying for the future history students. IRMA NASH.
I wonder what
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SUPPY SINGS A SONG--
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High School Songs
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Onward, fellows, we must conquer it
Fight for Creston High! ' ""' it-" '
Brown and Gold expect a victory
Win for Creston High!
Honor, fame, and glory calling, C ' ' -1'
You must do your best.
So whate'er the contest
Win for Creston High!
Fight then, fellows, iight to conquer
Fight for Creston High!
Never weary in the contest,
Win for Creston High!
Though the battle go against you
You must stand and fight
So whate'er the contest
Win for Creston High!
Dear Old Creston High, which is ever nigh
To be our Counselor,
We will ever fight for a cause that's right
And keep our banner clean.
Take courage when you're losing
The victory's just ahead,
So on victory day, we'll be glad and gay
And to our school be true.
t'l'une: "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Char1ns"D
For twelve years we have studied and played with delight
For twelve years we have yearned for this night.
Oh the things that were taught by our teachers so dear
They'll remain with us year after year.
Oh these years have been short as we journeyed along,
But our joys we attest by this song.
And the friends we have gained through these beautiful days
Will remain in our
minds for always.
Oh, the years are before us to use as we will
And success awaits those who work well.
Oh, our hopes and ambitions are strong and are right
And we'll find our way clear to the light.
Ah, success doth reach
high to the realms of the great
And determined are we not to wait.
Though the roads are quite rough even harder we'll try
To arrive at that goal bye and bye.
-Frances A. Haley.
GUPPY IDENTIFIES SNAPSHOTS ----
Grandma Frey Bryan Stoops To Conquer Norma Herself
Cupie Graber Too Many Cooks "Lefty Gomez" Gattshall
The All American The Old Standby "Miss Creston"
Romeo and Juliet Knights of the Open Road Basket Full of Nothing
Water Boy McGuff
Tarzan of the Grapes Ain't He Cute The Three Musketeers
Memories of 8th Grade
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