class of 1939, of St Thomas High School, in the City of Zanesville, and
the State of Ohio, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do
make, publish and declare this instrument to be our last will and
testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by us.
To the Junior Class we leave the good example set by us as Seniors. To Donald
Winn, Junior President, Robert Mattingly leaves his
ability to conduct class affairs. Raymond
Donald Long Burgess
are left in charge of the laboratory and period bell by Raymond
Mahaney. Carroll Snider and Bill Paul will their knack of playing
basketball to Robert Welch.
To Robert Guinsler, Virginia Musselman bequeaths her latin
pony. To keep heirlooms in the family, Delores McCarty
leaves her Irish spirit to Bob and Rita Masse, her report
card as a model, to her sister, Dorothy. To June
Ann Worstall the famous powder puff is left by Dorothy
William Basehart and Charles Rhinehart will their airplanes to Tom
William McNally leaves a part of his dignity to
Bob Whikehart and hopes that he will make use of it. Since he has
grown up now and won't need it any longer , Robert Lee leaves
his "kiddie car" to Roland Lasure.
To Virginia Bollinger, Isabel McCabe leaves her silence and
sincerity. Dorothy Dusenbery gives her title "Queen of
Swing" to Mary Reilly. To Billie Ann Lyon, Mary Dyser
leaves her diamond ring.
Bill Schneider wills his shorthand book to Eugene
Wagner and wishes him good luck with it. Robert Guinsler
leaves his dimples to John Holler, the owner of the
"Million Dollar Smile."
Mary Orwig leaves her gift of gab to Helen Welch.
To Agnes Shesky is left a Latin book by Norma
Hempfling. Marjorie King and Sophia Goelz leave Maxine
Kessler to carry on the alto in the choir.
Louis Miller bequeathes his specs to Paul Musselman
so that he may see it all. Dick Hollingsworth leaves his
suave air to Paul McCoy and hopes he will achieve the fame
his predecessor achieved.
Jacqueline Cougler and Geraldine Wood donate their
generosity to Mary Rose. Blanche Wilson and Betty Ward hope
that Helen Arnold will take their place at "George's" in
the fall. Catherine Kilmer and Elaine Kelly wish to leave
the edition of next year's Yearbook to Ann Smith. Mary Farahay
and Marguerite Carpenter wish to leave Betty Synan
their seat in Mays.
Raymond Godfrey wills his title "class clown" to George
Schramm. Virginina Bell and Louise Imlay gave Patricia
Tracy their laboratory books for next year. Norma Pugh and
Florence Kohler leaave their bookkeeping ability to Nathaniel
Dutro. Betty Whikehart and Mary A Ricketts bequeath to Grace
Hawxhurst their art of punctuality.
To the entire Junior Class is left the composition of the will
for next year by Charlotte Kirkendall and Margaret Turner.
Signed, sealed and declared by the above-named class of 1939 to be
their last will and testament in the presence of us, who at their
request have signed our names as witnesses thereto.
(The above was copied from the 1939 St Thomas Yearbook given to me by
my cousins Virginia and John Musselman, Jr.)