Mike Bricker: 1960�Ah! Hawian music meets my
ears for here under the shade of a palm tree we find Mike Bricker in the
coconut cracking business. On his diamond head of course!
Joy Haage: 1960�We find Joy Haage in
Helsinkie Finland for she is on the U.S. womens Olympic track team. She
now holds the record of 250 ft. for the discus throw.
Don King: 1965�We find Donnie King employed
as a peach picker in one of the biggest apple orchids in Oregon.
Rosalie Hyndman: 1960�Our little Rosalie has
found her place in the world as a pea podder for the Snow Crop Company.
Last year she received the companies medal as the best little pea podder
they ever had.
John Hempen: 1962�Ah! What a change of pace
we see. Our old friend and classmate John Hempen is now busy raising
Angora cats on his ranch in Walla-Walla. During our high school days we
can all remember that Big John was quite the ladies man, but my how times
have changed. John we find is a confirmed bachelor and every night at
5:00 prompt a neon sign goes on that flicks all night long �NO WOMEN
Marsha Kennedy: 1961�We find Marsha Kennedy
employed as a Taffey Puller for the Andies Candies. This is her one
source of income; the army has the other one.
Wayne Swenson: 1960�Wayne Swenson who we all
said would be most likely to succeed was appointed to the position of
Justice of the Peace of Hamilton a few days ago. The council felt he was
qualified for the job because of his avid interest in teenage driving
Darlene Kammerer: 1959�We find Darlene
Kammerer has gone slim since she has taken over Polly Bergan�s position
doing the Pepsi-Cola commercial. She has proven to all that men are taboo
as far as she is concerned and therefore has resigned herself to the life
of a career girl.
Devon Stephenson: 1961�We find Devon
Stephenson with the Aurther Murrary School of Dancing. He�s giving weekly
demonstrations of the Cha-Cha.
Betty Hosford: 1960�We find Betty Hosford
studying vigorously in her hot house laboratory in Louisiana. She is
interested in the further culture and development of the magnola.
Phil Heberer: 1965�Phil Heberer we find is
pioleting a Banana boat off the Fegi Islands. Business is good as so is
his crop of freckles since the heat is very intense there.
Janet Biggs: 1967�We find Janet Biggs
employed as assistant manager of the Benner Food Store in Alaska. This
appointment of hers makes the completion of a great team for the manager
you see is a very close friend of hers who was a graduate from Hamilton
Hight with the Class of �53.�
Warren Seaver: 1958�We find Warren Seaver on
the H.H.S ship on his hands and knees scrubbing off the poop deck.
Dorothy Buckert: 1969�Is that Square Dance I
hear? Well, I�ll be if it isn�t our own Dorothy Buckert. She�s now taken
over as Minnie Peral on the Grand Ole Opery Show.
Jerry Decker: 1962�We find Jerry on his own
chicken ranch in Nova Scotca rearing a large family�of wingless chicken�s
Nancy Clark: 1970�As everyone knew Nancy
Clark liked to sing and as it was it turned out to be her profession. She
now does the Pepsodent commercial on the What�s My Line Show.
David Ernst: 1965�We find David Ernst sitting
in his study preparing his Sixth symphony for he has a lesson with Sibelus.
David is much changed from whence we first knew him. As a student of
Sibelus he has shaved his head and wears pin senz.
Janet Damron: 1972�Janet Damron is now head
home economist on the �Home� TV show. It is her duty to wash and wipe all
dishes used and to feed all the hungry camera men.
John Pierce: 1959�This is John Pierce�s big
year. He is head cranberry merchant at Paul�s market. Success is his now
that he has used Pine tar soap and a wire brush to get rid of his seven
Barbara Glines: 1974�Barbara Glines is well
established with her career now as a cheerleader for the �House of David�
Gary Cochran: 1969�Oh! What a shame. We
find our classmate Gary Cochran using every hair restoring ointment
possible to bring back that once beautiful, wavy hair he possessed in High
School. You see, Gary is completely bald now.
Donna Gray: 1968�Donna�s figure we knew would
make her living for her someday. She is now modeling shoe boxes for
Sullivan Auerda�s of Keokuk.
Allan Smulling: 1959�What�s that? Allan
Smulling as the Barker on the Sealtest Big Top Show. The routine proves a
little rigorous for old Al since it sometimes becomes necessary for him to
become a one man show if the animals get sick.
Marlene Gronewold: 1969�Marlene Gronewold as
we all thought would go into nurses training. But later she changed her
mind. She is now head hair dying consultant for the Wesmore Beauty Salons
of Hollywood. As a result she has black hair herself.
Bob Wells: 1958�Our classmate Bob Wells has
become an Aron Slick from Punkin Creek. He�s become the biggest hunk of
date bate since he started driving foreign cars and riding race horses.
Ruth Harker: 1969�Ruth Harker we find is
designing dresses for Jaque Raith Corp. Ruth is quite the gay blade these
Gerald Wright: 1968�Cactus Jim is no more.
He has had to relinquish his time to a story teller they call Gerald
Wright. It is not only his story telling the kids flock from near and far
to hear but also he has proven the idle of all little girls. They have
voted him the man with the face who reminds them most of their Daddy.
Betty Grant: 1966�We find Betty Grant
employed with the Kleenex Company by testing the strength of Kleenex. She
now blows her nose at the rate of 40 times per minute.
Beverly Yetter: 1963�We find Bev Yetter
making scads in the false fingernail business. Her real long ones have
given others the inspiration to have some just like hers.
Kenneth Weller: 1961�We find Kenny Weller
prospecting in the sands of Pismoe Beach. Kenny you see opened his mouth
to whistle at a passing doll and blew the gold inlay out of his front
tooth. Without it whistling is rather hard.
Carol Smith: 1964�We find Carol Smith in New
York employed by Saks of 5th Avenue modeling sacks that is.
Terry Hambelton: 1967�We find Terry Hambelton
very busy as a proprietor of his own private enterprise, The Lonely
Hearts. He is so busy making matches it seems that he has forgotten about
Eleanor Porter: 1968�Pincy Porter now is in
business for herself as a sign painter. Her motto is �Let Pincy Paintim.�
Helen Rowe: 1969�We find Helen Rowe squeezing
oranges for the Minute Maid Company. She now has passed the second platou
by succeeded in squeezing five oranges a minute.
Frank Seaver: 1960�Frank Seaver has made a
name for himself as an escape artist. He is now giving lessons to all
those boys who are about to be booked. After all what better example is
there than Frank himself!?
Pat Montgomery: 1967�Pat Montgomery is busy
running her own Snack Shack. She is noted for one of her specialities��Patties
Pop Overs.� These are actually hoped buck wheat pancakes.
Dixie Thomas: 1962�When we couldn�t find out
anything about our fellow classmate Dixie Thomas, we went to the missing
persons bureau to try and locate her. We found out that she had just