MAY 3, 1959
The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 48 years ago:
Judy Farr wins Queen's title at Monroeville HS
MONROEVILLE Climaxing the colorful May Festival at Monroeville High School last night was the coronation of Judy Farr, a senior and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Farr, Sandhill Road, Bellevue, as May Queen.
Queen Judy, whose sister, now Mrs. Linda Farr Dimon, Lakeland, Fla., won the title in the school's first festival five years ago, was crowned by Elsie Twitchell, the 1958 May Queen.
Karen Cramer and Jane Pheiffer, also candidates for the title, were her senior class attendants. The other attendants were Evelyn Tonelli, junior; Marilyn Krick, sophomore; and Sharon Leiss, freshman. Besides Miss Twitchell, previous queens in attendance included Patricia Ott, '56; and Margie Broud, '57. Little Gaile Lasch was the flower girl and Tommy Berger, the crown-bearer.
Teen Club marks 3rd anniversary with record hop
The Teen Club of Norwalk celebrated its third anniversary and the most successful year in its history with a record hop last night at the VFW Home.
To mark the occasion, Hawaiian leis were distributed to those who attended and long before the dance was over the supply of more than 400 decorations was exhausted.
In appreciation of his contributions as chairman of the Vet's adult committee sponsoring the Club and No. 1 record-spinner, Richard Boone, presented Ike Liedorff with a cuff link and clasp set.
Other officers of the club besides Richard Boose are Homer Stall Jr, vice president; Linda Parker, treasurer; Mary Eslinger, secretary; and Anna Boos, publicity chairman.
Driving Road-E-O for teen-agers set for Sunday
The Teen-Age Safe Driving Road-E-O, sponsored by Norwalk Jaycees postponed last Sunday because of the weather, will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Water Street Parking Area.
Ronald E. Knesal, general chairman, reports that 38 teen-age drivers from Norwalk, Milan and Monroeville have qualified for the driving tests after taking written exams.
Assisting Mr. Knesal on the committee are Walter Hite, Carroll R. Polling, Morgan Jones and Eli Joyce.
Gangway, Gilbreths coming
When Father Gilbreth bows his wistle for family assembly, doors, windows and even the walls erupt with a wild stampede of all the Gilbreths within earshot in "Cheaper by the Dozen," the hilarious comedy being presented by students at Norwalk High tonight in the school auditorium. Father and Mother G., both dedicated efficiency hounds, get some amazing and amusing results when they apply stopwatch, time-and-motion study principles to their brood of twelve youngsters. Pictured in the paper rehearsing were Homer, Stall, the father, Patty Bowers, Sue Smith, Roger Parrish, David Carpenter, Virginia Crow, Chuck Rogers and Ronnie Allen. Others in the case include Lois Wilkinson, Chuck Fadley, Betty Smythe, Bruce McCrillis and Mike Rice. Mrs. Martha McConaha, senior English instructor, is the director.
Compiled by Andy Prutsok