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Page 18 text:
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To Dick Dey we leave Dave Brown's "Iitterbug" ability. Clarence Fishler,
Miriam Sutton, and Bill Thorne grant their ability to go steady, to Earl Heyni-
ger, Peggy Royale and Irving Bennett. Doris Pierce, Peggy Gifford, and lane
Lewis leave their sense of humor to the entire lunior Class. They"ll need it in
their Senior year. lean Hoskins and Charles Truax bequeath their leadership
and ability to "keep things going" to anyone who needs it. Olga Krott and
Harriet Dey present to everyone, who takes delight in criticizing, their famous
Slam Books. Virginia Wilhelm and Lillian Buzzell leave to Francis Holgate and
loan Wilson their title as "Senior Pals." Barbara Newman, Alice Pepper, and
Shirley Thomson leave their changeableness to Claire Eriasconario, Marion
lensen, and Ienny Frey. Milton Schneider bequeaths his seriousness to Paul
Blain, who, we are sure, can make use of it. Louis Whelan and Paul Nutt give
their outstanding brilliance to all the underclassmen, with the hope that they
won't have to rely on it alone. To Harold Longyear and Louise Thompson,
lack Gaskin and Iane Lewis leave their slim lines. Helen Combs grants her
volleyball ability to Esther Lemansky in hopes that she too will become ath-
letic. Dorothy Robbins and Herb Camp leave their ability to argue to the next
year's P. A. D. Class. Ellen Minier and Carol Sprague bequeath their quietness
to Kate Blodis and Molly Eraley. Iohn Wooley and Dick Emmons grant their
way with women to Henry Hoffman and Danny Williams. lack Legg be-
queaths his speech-making ability to Don Risher who also is presented with
one slightly used orchestra. Don gets this gift from none other than "beat-it-
out" Sayers. Thea Westphal bestows her sophistication on Matilda Robcke.
Norman Brown leaves his haircut and his ability to blush to Bob Van Wart.
We're sure Bob will be a class favorite too. Ellen Brandt leaves her position of
cashier in the cafeteria to Kay Sprague, while Reba Holman and Bea Dray-
cott grant their positions behind the candy counter to Doris Burd and Doris
Okerson. Carl Pierce leaves his friendly ways to Frank Newman.
Carleton Sacco and Ioe Lemansky leave their height to Douglas Meyers and
Robert Benington. Leona Kravitz leaves her joking ability to Elizabeth New-
man. lames Robinson bequeaths his good looks to Stanley Kravitz. Adolph and
loe Porto leave their golfing ability to Ben Eckman. Robert Lewis bestows upon
good at figures. Bob Voorhees leaves his social position to his brother who will
keep up the family name. Ted Wilson and Robert Carr leave their stylish way
of dressing to Ed Palmer and George Conklin. Bette Shaak leaves her giggle to
all the fun-loving luniors. Robert Bossett wills his memories of Washington to
Sammie Franklin. Sam's fond of a good time, too, Fred Morton leaves his
fondness of hospitals to any lunior having an interest in this profession. Mar-
ion Brisben leaves her noisiness to Anna Combs. Alfred Booth leaves his
fondness of milk to Iennings Beckwith, We leave Betty Cook's surprising ways
to Pat Whelan and Grant Ehret's odd ways to Herman Eitzner. Lucille Ander-
son and Iames Bennett leave their over--whelming energy to Rhoda Rey-
nolds and Wesley Moon. Wyndham Peck leaves his fondness of baseball to
Ruben Segall. Dorothy Disbrow and Paul Zelek grant their brain-matter to
Stanley Patterson and Ruth White. Malvin Artley bestows his violin ability
to Iohn Zawyrt, who needs a pastime so 'tis said.
The other members of the class leave their individual traits and char-
acteristics to all underclassmen in hopes that they will be appreciated and!
used with as much success as they have been during our four high school
Thus we the Class have heard the call,
ln full accordance with the law,
Have signed and sealed this last decree
In presence of the Faculty.
Witnesses. HONORABLE STEPHEN I. PETROKUBI
lUDGE MATTHEW L. CIRCOLO
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Delivered by Iohn Legg
We, the Class of 1939, in full possession of a crammed mind, and a well
trained memory, and being about to pass out of this sphere of learning, do
make, publish, and declare this to be our last Will and Testament, here-by
revoking all other and former Wills by us at any time made:
To the entire school We leave the example we have set as worthy
scholars and blameless students. Our record has been spotless and in all the
prnnals of our career we have done no deed, as a class, that we need blush
To the community at large we bequeath the influence we have been for
the honorable and better things of life: the interest in music, in local dramatics,
in charitable drives-all these have contributed to the development of the cul-
tural spirit and in all we have taken part and done our share.
To the Iunior Class we bestow our richest treasures. Almost too numerous
to mention are these same treasures and when the lower classmen hear the
recital of rare legacies which fall to their possession, we scarcely expect them
to bear up under the shock. To the Iuniors, we do bequeath the honor of oc-
cupying the front seats in the Auditorium. fAlas! what regrets the dear Faculty
will have when they miss "our bright and shining faces."l Our Senior dignity,
our manners, our favor with the teachers, our splendid grades and our tri-
umphant exit as the most popular class this school has ever seen--these are
the rare treasures that we hand down to the coming Senior Class.
But it would not be fair if we withheld other valuables and with great
largeness of heart we pass them along, too. Our capacity for fun, our ability
to laugh off homework, our goodtimes, our friendships, and our loyalty we do
hereby bequeath to the Iuniors, and may they count them among the richest
of the legacies they have received.
To the present Sophomore Class, we do bequeath the joys of being young
and carefree. Enjoy yourselves while you may, for soon enough you will be-
come Seniors, and "Seniority" usually means-work!
To the present Freshman Class, we do bequeath the fun which our class
had during its four high school years. There was never a dull moment and
may your four years be as full as ours were. '-
To the incoming Freshman Class, we leave the hint that hair-ribbons and
brief cases are out of date.
To Mr. Crosley, Dr. Woolson and our Senior Advisors, we leave our deep-
est appreciation and esteem. Through their guidance we have managed to
become Seniors and we feel that the memories of our many activities, difficul-
ties, and 'accomplishments should be left to those who helped our class ob-
tain the place which it has secured in the hearts of our schoolmates and ac-
quaintances. We also leave our extreme gratitude and thanks to all our teach-
ers who have aided us during our high school career.
And now we come to the following personal bestowals which have been
awarded to individuals with complete consideration to the fitness of the reci-
To Harry Brevoort and Katherine Pierce, we bequeath Dave Brown's and
Elsie Vanderhoef's athletic ability, not that they need it, but then, it may be a
help. To George Rogers and Doris Havens we leave Kenneth Chamberlain's
and Priscilla Roetzal's talent before the footlights. To lean Irwin and Arthur
Kaupe, Alice Larsen and lack McCarthy leave their likeable personalities.
King Sargeant's, Ioe Height's and Walter Clayton's gift to Ioe Scudder is
their latest book entitled, "How To Be a Careful Driver ln One Easy Lesson."
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Written and Delivered by LEONA KRAVITZ
ln the summer of 1949, Barbara Coffman and l, directors of a dramatic
school, residing in a New York City apartment, decide to take an automobile
trip through various parts of our country-for the sole purpose of getting in
touch with the many classmates whom we have not seen nor heard of since
graduation from Manasquan High School.
Starting early in Iune-in our Rolls-Royce car-with Dick Emmons. editor
of the New York Times, as our chauffeur and escort for the occasion, we first
drive down to Manasquangwhich we have not visited for several years.
We arrive in the early evening-and as we stop at the corner of Taylor
Avenue and Main Street, we notice a new super-garage on our left-with the
name, "Robert Voorhees Garage". displayed in brilliant electric lights. We
learned that Bob specializes in Ted Wilson's "Swish" cars. His chief sales-
man, and mouthpiece, is Carleton Sacco and his best customer, Herbert Davis.
Whenever Iohn Wooley, the town's hottest newspaper reporter finds he is
slipping as far as new tips go, he drops in on his old pal, Alfred Booth
and also asks his able secretary, Margaret Devlin, out to dinner. Under Bob's
cars we may find tinkering George Foster, Clark Martin. and Reginald Free-
At the local playshop we find Kenny Chamberlin. as Romeo and Priscilla
Roetzel, as Iuliet in Carol Sprague's version of Shakespeare's popular master-
piece. Bill Thorne is stage manager with Ruth Iohnson and Eva Sylvester as
Inake-up artists. Thea Westphal is in charge of costumes. Press agents for
this group are Winnie Mills and Frank Hurley. Next week's feature at the
Algonquin will be Malvin Rubinoff Artley and his singing violin, playing to
the accompaniment of the charming Miss Ellen Brandt. Besides these two
notables will be the Swing Sultans under the direction of Henry "Bussy" Sayrs.
The vocalists will be Iane Lewis and lack Gaskin, singing and swaying to
the tune of, "You'll see a lot of me." Master of Ceremonies, lack Legg will
feature in a jitterbug contest with Barbara Newman and Fred Morton. Leav-
ing Manasquan, we drive on to Philadelphia. At the Paramount Theater we
are surprised to find Peggy Stokes, Iames Stewart Robinson and Lillian Lane
Buzzell, appearing in a stage hit entitled, "PegqY Stokes Rides Again". Breck-
inridge Iones III is the director. On location No. 2 can be heard Shirley Thom-
son singing Richard Oteldt's arrangement of "Night and Day", aided by the
Duke Trio-Buck Thompson. Iack McCarthy, and Norman Brown. Photoge
rapher for this selection is Robert H. Bossett. Script girl here is Miriam Sutton.
ln Washington, the first thing to meet our eyes in the Corcoran Art Gallery
are works of Marion Brisben and Dorothy Robbins. For several of Dot's paint-
ings we find she has chosen for her model Virginia Wilhelm. who depicts a
small, young society deb and Robert Lewis as the answer to a maiden's
prayer, As the typical American business man, Marion has chosen, Carl
Pierce, as her model. Alice Larsen is now posing for Petty and Iessie LaVance
is designing her wardrobe. Spanning the Potomac, we see a new bridge,
the construction of which is under the supervision of our own Grant Conover.
Arriving at the Library of Congress we find Katherine Hughes doing research
work, and Senator Dave Brown and Congressman Herbert Camp hard at
work on campaign speeches. Grant Ehret and Betty Cook are heads of the
Architectural Department in charge of building a new Children's Recreational
On the outskirts of Miami we stop at an attractive tea room. Much to
our surprise we find Mildred Reiss and Alethea Stewart advancing to greet
us. At a near-by table we see Pearl Reynolds and Lillian Kessler who are
now operating a novelty shop on the boardwalk. They tell us that Beatrice
Draycott is the owner of a beauty parlor, which is doing a thriving business.
Her assistant, Madeline Iohnson is immensely interested in Ensley Hurley.
ln one of the model suburban homes of Miami, we find lying in a ham-
mock, a lackadaisical young man, Wyn Peck, waiting for his pretty young
wife, Alice Pepper, to bring him a glass of iced lemonade. Milton Schneider
is living in a perisphere of his own, and has taken many trips to Mars with
the aid of Walt Clayton's taxis.
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