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Page 5 text:
IUNE 17, 1953
Brains? .He's loaded with
them! That is what the majority
of the ninth graders say about
Jack Schroeder this month's per'
Jack was born on June 24,
1938 in Denver, Colorado, where
he lived for 135 years before
moving to .Pampa, Texas where
he lived until coming to San
Diego in April of last year, De-
spite his travel he thinks San
Diego is tops. Hamburgers rate
top on his food list and he likes
music, especially when its played
by Stan Kenton. He is an active
members of the school's "Y" Op-
Upon graduating from high
school, he would like to attend
either Michigan University or
Massachusett Institute of Tech-
nology where he would major in
chemistry or science in his oc-
cupational preference as a Chem-
What makes an outstanding
personality? Is. it friendliness,
cheerfulness, a good sense of
humor, or an attractive appear-
ance? These things together make
a good personality, and Barbara
Hall has all of the latter qualities.
Barbara was born in Peek-
skill, New York on June 10, 1938.
She has traveled across the coun-
try three times with her family,
and after the war lived on Guam.
She returned to New York in
1949 and then came to California
Barbaras' scholastic ability has
proved outstanding. She has re'
ceived straight ".-Vs" on every
semester report card,
Among- her favorite commed-
inns are Dean Martin and Jerry
l.ewis. She enjoys all sports, es-
pecially basketball and swimming.
At the present she has no plans
for the future except to attend
Congratulations to Mrs. Dor-
othy Riley on her engagement to
Mr, James B. Thelen. The couple
plan to he married on June 25.
Mrs. Riley will gain a 10 year old
daughter. She also has two other
children. They plan to take two
trips this summer. One a short
honeymoon up the coast and then
they plan to take a trip with their
CURTAIN GOING UP
"A Date for Bobby Sox," a
comedy in one act, was the source
of much amusement when it was
given for the assemblies of June
4 and 5. The play was the final
one of several given this year,
for assemblies, by the ninth grade
drama class under the direction
of Mr. Hand.
Before all presentations of
"Bobby Sox" Jackie Dolphin an-
nounced the play and cast of
characters. Separate casts gave
the performances for the three
assemblies, The title role Bobby
Sox, was played by Carolyn Zar'
uba, Sally Edholm, and Mary
Stivers. Bob Sakellarion played
Harold for all productions, with
Betty Dawson, Virginia Hewitt,
and Linda Zuckerman portraying
the part: of Marie. Mrs, Hanna
was acted by Mary Ann Jaure-
gui, Jerri Ryan, and Charlene Jef-
fers, with Bob Strickland and
Douglas Barber acting the part
of Mr. Hanna.
Mr. Trask's stage crew were
responsible for the set of this
thoroughly enjoyable play.
By Edythe Willou
Maroon slacks with a gold strip
down, the side, saddle oxfords, a
mrroon jacket and a tall hat of
the same color: this is the uni-
form many of the Dana girls will
be wearing next fall, These are
the girls who passed the tryouts
for the Point Loma Drill Team.
The team has an active part in
the school's activities. The main
event is the football carnival,
which brings to mind the boys
who tried out for the team. They
have not been informed of the
results vet. If there are not too
many players that are better than
some of the boys from Dana, they
will make Varsity. But if there
are nf, vacancies, the next step
down is the Sophomore team or
Junior Varsity. The prospects for
the team have been practicing
faithfully on Monday, Wednes-
day and Thursdays, since tryouts,
Both the football and the Drill
teams will practice late this sum-
mer in order to have a good per-
formance for the Football Car-
Mrs. Riley will continue teach-
ing here next fall.
Hli'5 UUR MAN
Although his name is well
known not many people know
much about our personality, Mr.
He was born in St. Paul and
started, school in Minnesota. He
finished high school in Illinois.
Aftef graduating from Knox Col-
lege in Galesburg, Illinois, he
joined the U, S. Army in World
After the war he taught in
Iowa then came to San Diego in
1920 where he was a teacher at
San Diego High School.
ln 1921 he married his college
When Point Loma High School
was opened in 1925, he went
there as vice-principal. In 1927 he
went to San Diego High School
as vice-principal, then to Wood-
row Wilson as principal, and back
to 'Point Loma as principal, He
came to Dana as principal in 1941
when it was built and he has
watched it grow from about 400
to almost 1600 pupils.
Mr. Swenson likes all kinds of
foods, particularly fattening ones.
He used to be thin and had wavy
He had four children and five
grandchildren, His hobbies are
fishing and gardening.
Congratulations, all you guys
and gals that won Student Body
The officv-:rs are: President,
Michael lverthmang Comm. Pub'
lications, Richard Hallg Comm.
Finance, Lynne Phillips Comm.
Activities, Barbara Val-
Comm. Boy's Activities,
Kelly: Comm. Cultural Af-
Shelly Ann Morris, and
Safeties, Lalo Gonzales.
those of you who ran but
get elected, you've really
:accomplished something by show-
ing good sportsmanship during
the campangn. It has helped yon
make new friends and become
well-known throughout the whole
For those of you who made the
grade, we know that you will car.
ry out the duties of your elected
office to the best of your ability,
A great interest was shown this
year by so many students 'turning
out to vote.
Our thanks to the election com'
mittee who worked hard to make
the election a success.
Page 4 text:
.TUNE 17, 1953 THE MAST PAGE 3
NINTH GRADE CLASS PROPHECIES
Little did we dream that in
the year of 1965 John Jones'
fondest hopes of being: a newspa-
per reporter would come true. He
has discovered many interesting
things about his former class-
mates of 1953 such as:
Marilyn Kaeser is advertising
Gary McCurdy's, "It's A Mess"
Creme Shampoo, on Steve Ald-
ridge's and Lang Hall's "Comedy
Hour". This week's guest star is
a famous Disc Jockey, Pat Me'
Bonnie Broderick and Dick
Tartre went over Niagara Falls
in a barrel while on their honey-
Stan Christman and Allen
Crouch are now playing their
trumpets on the famous detective
show for television, "Snagnet".
Stanley Lytle is selling' "Lytle
Liver Pillsl' in front of Kennet
Hens0n's Liquor store,
Darryl Saleebey, Jimmy Lira,
and Firmino Ferreira have taken
up knitting in Creele Marshalls
Eddie Varley and Pat Beard,
the famous ballet dance team, are
contestants on Jack Lamott's tal-
Joanne Rand and her husband,
Doug Stephenson are planning a
night out with their six baby
tougrhlets to go to Clifford
Gould's "Dirty Shame Saloon"
to hear Carol Coykendall, a fam-
ous opera star, yodel.
Pat Olhin and Lynell Benedict,
famous girl wrestlers, will wres-
tle in Robert Imlay's arena to-
night. Virginia Potter will be
the impartial referee.
Ronnie Elsworth, while sailing
in the national sailing regatta,
was accused of hitting a buoy. His
case will be brought up in court
before Judge Pete Colt Tuesday.
Jo Ann Brown will be his defend-
Joan Canon and Beatrice Rod-
rigues will compete for the title
of "Miss Universe" two weeks
from today. Beauty contest jude-
es will be George Brown, John
Roch and Glen Aicinena,
A very successful television
show is "I Love Nan", starring
Nan Riekley and Ronnie Moller,
directed by Alan Chapman,
We can be sure our next pres-
ident of the United States will be
a woman because Jerri Graham
and Mary Belle Gillenwater are
the only two candidates.
Suzanne Hutler designed the
clothes for Susie Small's Famous
Show where Marcia Gordon, Ma'
jel Billings, Sally .Peirsol and
Judy Haake are the models.
Priscilla Akin is in an institute
for nuts and Penny Illadruga is
studying physiology on her.
Roger Correia is teaching' ju-
jitsu on his tuna boat to Jim
Adams, Fred Ferguson and Jer-
Jimmy Galland is now surf-
board riding to Hawaii.
Gina Mack is playing basket-
ball with the "Globe Trotters",
Edgar Niethold and Carol Cam.
eron are now swimming' the Bei"
Glenda Ness is running her own
John Youngls famous FBI in-
vestigator, is tracking down the
Murder incorporated Gang- lcnown
in 1953 as the "Sabres",
Joan Ealy has taken up her
father's hobbby of collecting for-
eign cars. Her latest creation
came from Whit Smitlfs Crazy
Phil Rodgers has just won the
"Pro - Golf Championship at
Tommy Maddox's "Miss 'l-Im All"
Miniature Golf Course.
John Craft, Jimmy Butcher,
and Doug Kellogg are top driv-
ers for Dickie Reynold's Darc
Barbara Hall has been promot-
ed to chief Pencil sharpener at
Sally Hatch's Multi'Million Dollar
Bottle Cap Factory.
Jane Fitzpartick is playing' bop
on the chello in Darryl Kei-rs'
Beep On The Bop Dive.
Charles Hutchings, President of
Sanford University, sometimes
sees Kathryn Fisher, head scrub
woman, in the halls.
Linda Zukerman and Mary Stiv-
ers are the top conipetilors for
this year's Academy Award,
Joe La Dou. and Paul Brooks
have challenged Jim Sibbet and
Robert Madrugra to a race to Plu-
to in the Super Duper Rocket
Ship, designed by Joe La Gerret-
Mary Lou Engle and Dana
Nordby are swimming in Frank
Saccols Water Ballet Show.
Joanne Iuascu dz Rallene Scott
are taking ice skating lessons
from Mike Crawford.
Fred Goodman, Leonard Elston
and Mary Ann Gould are trying:
to figure out Nancy Smith's
theoiy on Clevitivity,
Helen Vlachos, Leroy Curtis,
Vickie Wylie, and Ned Hunting'-
ton are planning an expedition
to the top of Ixachuttual, a
mountain in Mexico,
Entrants in this year's Olym-
pics in the men's division are
Billy Harvey and Harry Elston
in the 100 yard dash. ln the wo-
menls division are Judy Nelson
and Carol Reupsch in a round
Robert Walker is head chauf-
feur for David "Cadillac" Catlin's
fleet of Henry J's.
Barbara Baltzer and Catherine
Schultz are graduating from Glor-
ia Machado's Nursing school for
Sandra Jackson and Billy
Walker are spending their hon-
eymoon on top of a flag pole, to
get away from it ull?
Ester Guterriz, Pat Prenda and
Betty Gillenwater are playing on
the Arkansas Aggies baseball
team coached by Alan Pollic,
Sylvia Brooks and Carolyn
Zarha are selling' "Never Burn"
Sun Tan Lotion.
Linda Jessop is now selling dol-
lar jewelry at Jack Falkenthalk
Judy Novack, Carolyn Jennings
and David Wagner are trying to
heat the typing speed record of
100,06Z,023lq words per min-
The new teaching staff of Dana
consists of Old Dana Grads such
as Drama, Bob Sakillariong Home-
makniz, Don Lobby Shops, Mary
lilardig Girls' Gym, Paul Dav-
idg Boys' Gym, Diana Davis:
Girls' dean, Joan Spain: Boys'
ilmzzi. Jerry Barrett.
Page 6 text:
JUNE 17, 1953 , THE MAST PAGE 5
Ninth grade students have chosen various qualities which
they think are represented in an ideal teacher. Here are their
Miss White Personality Mr. Perry
Mrs. Ferry Sense of Humor Mr. Vogler
Miss Engel Understanding A, D. Davis
Mrs. Blair Fairness Mr. Dolphin
Mrs. Holland Disposition Mr. Young
Miss Lane Patience Mr. Lei-
Mrs. Bourke Appearance Mr, lflxfm-
Miss Davis Ability to Teach M r. Storm
Mrs. Stanley Vitality Mr. Trask
Miss Riegel Voice Alr. Stansifer
Miss Smiley Smile Mr. Lewis
Mrs. Van Buren lndividuality Mr. Hand
Mrs. Hage Friendliness Mr. Gardiner
Miss Georgia Discipline Mr. Tooze
WILL DUPEY PASS?
The clock ticks ominously. A
figure paces the floor anxiously
waiting. The ash trays are filled
with used bubble gum and wrap-
pers are strewn on the floor. The
clock approaches zero hour! The
sound of chattering' teeth fills
the room, Then with a deafening
crack Dopey Dan Dana's knees
Yes, for the 11th time Dopey
has reached 9th grade gradua-
tion and just as for the past 10
times, he's 'ta little concerned",
But now the 9th graders enter
the assembly all the girls wear-
ing fresh spring dresses, all the
boys wearing white shirts and
dark pants. EEYOW! Did we say
ALL the boys. Dopey, wearing a
well padded chartreuse and
orange coat with pants to match
and a bright red tie, strolls into
the auditorium. "Fm just trying'
to be modern," says Dan, "The
salesman told me I'd look radio-
active in it."
The students are seated and the
promotional exercises begin.
While the speeches are being'
spoken, Dan sits back nonchalant-
ly chewing his finger nails but
as the trophies are given out Dan
starts fretting nervous. He be-
eins twitching-from seat to seat.
The tension really starts mount-
ing when the Honor Awards are
Peagreens On Parade
The future seventh grade was
entertained here Friday. There
were about 750 sixth graders re-
presenting 1O schools.
The program began in the audi-
torium where the beginning, in'
termediate, and advanced bands
entertained the guests. Then the
audience was addressed by Mr.
Swenson and other members of
the faculty. Later they went out
to the field to play games Where
they were "surprised" hy the
ninth graders that volunteered
to help. To finish the days acti-
vities, the sixth graders were tak-
en on a tour of the school and
given ice cream in the cafeteria.
After Dan has been strapped
down, the diplomas of graduation
are given out in alphabetical or-
der, First the A's. Dan has set-
tled down to foaming at the
The B'sg Dopey is making fun-
ny noises and getting a little fid-
The C'sg Dan is egetting violent,
They have to hold him down.
Finally Mr. Swenson starts
reading the D's. Will he cull Dan's
name? LVill Dan finally graduate?
lt's now or never! Everybody is
on the edge of their seats! The
assembly became chillingly quiet.
The suspense is unbearable
VVe wish we could tell you what
happened but we've no more
room so be sure to road next
year's Mast to find out if Dopey
Dan Dana passed.
AND TESTAMEN T
Susie Hutler: "I leave with
much regret thai Ivanhoe YU
Mary Stivers: "Mr. Hand's
'love' for me to Mary Ann Bates."
Pete Colt: "My opinioh of
the Republican Party to Miss
Jane Fitzpatrick: "lst chair
cello to Judy Bown."
Bill Carey: "I will Math 300'
-100 back to Mr. Taylor,"
Jeanette Homan: "Mr. D's .lul-
ius Ceaser to Clara Addy."
Gary Miller: "Miss Georgia's
World Geography class' to Lloyd
.Iohn Young's: "My build to
Gina Mack: "I will my clumsi-
ness to Sharon Brewer."
Linda Cowie: "My 'clean' lock-
er 110251 to my sister Bonnie."
Bill Lockett: "Miss Davis, my
Latin book, and the ancient Ro-
mans to Dick Flobergi'
Jerry Barrett: "My 18 tsub'
ject to changej case cards to
some eighth grader."
Pat Medina: "My ability in
Spanish to Pat Bailey."
Erlythe Wilson: "My broken
piece ot' rosin to Michael Pryor."
Ann Ogden: "My seat in Mrs.
Riley's Homemaking class to Jer-
Alan Chapman: "My debates in
Journalism to my sister Jane."
Betty Gillenwater: "My love-
ly seat in Mr. Storm's class to
Carolyn Zaruba: "My picture
of Tony Curtis to Sue Summers."
Toni Snyder: "I leave Dana at
Carolyn Jennings: 'tMy type-
writer eraser to Mrs, Blair."
Mary Belle Gillenwater: "Mr
position as President to anyone
lucky enough to be elected,"
Caroline Weddle: "My math
hook to some unfortunate eighth
Judy Novak: "I leave my seat
in Journalism to anyone crazy
enough to want it."
Pauline Hicks: "The contents
of my locker to my sister Dar-
Priscilla Akin: "My gum to
The Color Guards: "The bug-
lers to next yG!1l"S Color Guards."
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