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February 12, 1965

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12 - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Friday, February 12, 7965 Don't Miss Lathrop's "Arctic Capers"! SHOWBOAT--Showboat '65 is the theme of tonight's Arctic Capers. Many acts and musical groups are centered around this theme. Seen here are members of Lathrop's choir, which takes an important role in the annual talent show. The "capers" should prove enjoyable to all, so why not come? --News-Miner stall Photo ANNOUNCING ARCTIC CAPERS - Now hear this! Arctic Capers will be held tonight and tomorrow night in the Hering Auditorium at 8 p.m. The two trumpeters, from left, Steve Reilly and Dave Kuhns, seem to be heralding the event. Admission is one dollar and proceeds go into the senior scholarship fund. LATHROP TALENT - This is one of the numerous acts to perform in Arctic Capers tonight and tomorrow night. The two performances should prove to be full of fun. frolic, and talent. Other acts include dancing girls (and boys), singing groups, skits, readings and other talents found in Lathrop's student body. The Upper Limits: A Place to Go Will the "Upper Limits" Young Adults Club last, or will it close due to lack of support and public apathy? . . . This is a question that only you can answer. First, it might be wise to determine whether or not the Upper Limits is a place worthy of support, and a decent place for local teenagers to gather on weekend nights for dancing. The Upper Limits was intended to be just a place. Much effort and money was spent in remodeling it so as to give the teenagers of Fairbanks a club they could be proud of . . . one that had a built-in atmosphere and decor, so as to be pleasing to young adults. In short, a club designed exclusively for the youth of the community. Unfortunately, a few difficulties were experienced in the first few weeks of operation that have given the club a "bad" name with many o:: the parents of the community. Many rumors were spread about the club, mostly unjustified and in some cases, vicious. In many cases, the parents of teenagers attending the club, or thinking of attending it, stopped their children from doing so without even taking the time to check with the police department or youth and adult authorities as to the validity of these rumors. Only a few parents have been interested enough to even come to the club and see for themselves just what does go on. Parents and interested adults are invited to visit the Upper Limits at any time during the open hours, which are 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, so as to have an opportunity to form their opinions on fact and not on rumor. If you are unable to make it to this club, why not check with the police department and ask them what they think of the Upper Limits. The Upper Limits has the support and backing of the' police department and the Youth and Adult Authority only because the management of the club has cooperated with them in every way possible and because they realize that the Upper Limits is trying as best it can to make itself worthy of that support. A few weeks after this establishment opened, it came to the attention of the management that a few of the young people attending the club were doing so in order to contact oher teenagers and sell them what are commonly called "pep pills." Some of this' traffic did take place at the Upper Limits. As soon as it became known by the management, they began working with the police to eliminate it and try and find out the source of these pills. Unfortunately, word spread fast by way of the young people who were attending the club. Word got out to their parents and many adults perpetuated these rumors that started to circulating in the community, many of which had the Upper Limits selling these pills across the counter, along with soft drinks . . . . and worse! The actual part that the owners and managers of the Upper Limits have played in this unfortunate incident has been completely twisted around by these rumors and consequently the attendance at the club has dropped considerably. The club has been a victim of misinformation concerning this pill traffic and it's time the public knows the truth. If the club is to be condemned, let it be for its faults and not because of an incident that could have taken place anywhere, and that became completely exaggerated by rumors and lack of true facts. In spite of the loss of many of the Upper Limits' customers,- the rules have not been relaxed. Some of the rules are as follows: 1. Curfews must be observed by the members. 2. No alcoholic beverages allowed. 3. No member may leave the building and then return, except in emergencies. 4. No military personnel allowed. (Military dependents welcome). 5. No grade school or junior high students allowed when there are older students present. The advisability of following these rules is self-evident. If the Upper Limits is to stay open, it must have the support of the young adults of this community. Do YOU want it to stay open? That is the question. It's .up to you to determine the future of the Upper Limits. Decide carefully . . . it has been Fairbank's first young adults club! . . . it may be its last. Main NEWS VIEWS Eagles Win Title The Main Eagles won the local junior high basketball conference last week with a final record of 11 wins and one loss. The final game was played with Eielson on Friday. In the last quarter Eielson was ahead 26 to 25. With five seconds to go, John Kaneagy of the Eagles got control of the ball and dropped in a side shot setting the score 27-26! Suddenly it was discovered that due to a technical error, there were still eight seconds to play. Gaining the ball, an Eielson player shot. The ball rolled around the rim and dropped out just as the whistle sounded. --By Greg Hering * * # Sewing Away All seventh grade girls started sewing on aprons Jan. 19. Some girls are learning for the first time how to make an apron. Our teacher, Mrs. Zowachi, will show the girls how to operate the sewing machines in the home economics room. She will also show the girls how to go by patterns. Mrs. Zowachi has WINS ESSAY CONTEST--This is eighth grader Pamela Galloway, city winner of the "Why I am Proud to Be an American" essay contest winner. The contest was sponsored by local Jaycees. Pam's essay will be entered in state competition. The Alaska winner will receive an all- expense trip to 11 of the nation's shrines and side trips to the New York World's Fair and Washington, D.C. Main students are rooting for Pam. --Photo *» Ken Brock already begun teaching the hand stitches. --By Arlene Anderson * * * Science News We of 7-L are going to dissect some frogs, when Mr. Lambert thinks we are ready! We have already dissected some earthworms. It was very interesting, too. We hope to do some more dissection soon. --By Candy Cox * # * Reliving History 8-B seems to have been reliving some early history. Last Friday Miss Brookin's social studies class held an informal mock constitutional convention of the early colonies. Fourteen students of 8-B 1 acted as representatives. The students who participated were: Cathy Bishop, Judy Winter, Ricky Hoitt, Patty Trew, Ben Delanay, Mike Grant, Susan Evans, Margie Searcey, Janis Saario, Billy Magoffin, Laureen Crackle, Rosie Truett, Claudia Christiansen, and David Seeliger. Richard Green presided as chairman. The main issues brought up and debated were the three most important compromises of the convention. They had to do with tariffs on foreign and interstate trade, and the counting of slaves in the census. Another proposal was the plan for a stronger or weaker central government brought up by New Jersey and Virginia. --By Susan Evans and Tanis Saario Main Girl Wins Contest Main 8th grader Pamela Galloway was recently named the city winner of the "Why I Am Proud to Be an American" essay contest. The contest was sponsored by the local Jaycees. Pamela's essay will be entered in the state contest. If she wins the state contest, she will receive a free 11-day trip to our nation's shrines. GAA Engrossed inCage Tourney Though GAA activities were scarce the beginning of the new year due to cold weather, the girls are now engrossed in a competitive basketball tournament. There are 12 teams for this round and the captains are girls famed for their basketball abilities including: Jan Mitchell, Jane Haycraft, Linda Triggs, Virginia Vanderbilt, Jenny Cook, Jenny King, Mary Ann Charlesen, Wendy Warren, Bonnie Bruce, Pat Scanlan, and Margaret Cox. So far there have been two games played at night and four a week but there are rumors that GAA may get the gym three nights a week, thus speeding up play. All girls are urged to turn out and support their team on the road to victory. A business meeting was held on Jan. 21. The agenda included discussion of upcoming events, swimming, skating, trampoling, and playdays. A playday is scheduled for the | near future, so all girls should keep in touch with the GAA bulletin board in the main hall. Hunter School News Local Debate Teams Meet, Lathrop Wins Monroe and Lathrop clashed in the first debate of the year between the two schools. The subject was the resolution, Resolved: That Nuclear Weapons Be Controlled by an International Organization. The three teams were paired together Wednesday at Monroe in the first of several planned debates between the two schools. Lathrop took three out of three in three closely fought debates. Lathrop matched two affirmative teams against two negative teams from Monroe, while Lathrop had one negative team and Monroe had one affirmative. Judging the events were Professor of Debate John Epstein from the University of Alaska and several of his students. Following each debate, the respective judges gave criticisms on each debate, enabling the individual participants to learn his or her errors. The three winning Lathrop teams were affirmative Lloyd Hering and Jon Widdis, affirmative John Thomas and Kent Sturgis, and negative Jim Magoffin and Gary Green. Monroe's debaters were negative Kate Wyatt and Janet Coon, negative Mike Bridges and Tom Slater, and affirmative Donna Jaeger. Following the debates, Prof. Epstein announced plans for a statewide debate tournament to be held at the University of Alaska for high school debate teams from throughout Alaska. The meet will be held April 30 and May 1. The topic will be, Resolved: That Rampart Dam Should Be Built. Each school will enter one varsity and one junior varsity team. EDITOR'S NOTE: These original stories were composed by Mrs. Miller's first grade class at Hunter School. A variety of pictures were provided from which each student chose one to write about. To the Zoo Dick and Jane went to the zoo. They saw an elephant. They fed the elephant, but the elephant spilt the sack of peanuts. "Oh Dick," said Jane, "Look at the elephant. He spilt the sack of peanuts." Ricky Williams * * * The Baby Who Could Not Talk Once there was a baby who could not talk. She tried as hard as she could but np sound came put. She cried and cried and cried and cried. She tried to call her mother but she could not say anything. Now her m o t h e r was away. Far, far away in Washington, and the iaby was alone. She cried nd cried and cried and cried and cried and cried and cried and cried and cried and cried, but it just hurt her more. She she tried to get her mother, but she could not get her. The end. Beverly Frey * * * The Fox The fox has a home, but in side of it is cold. The fox liked it. George Worledge The Rabbit The rabbit was happy. One day the rabbit took a walk. She walked and she hopped. She liked friends to walk with her. The turtle knows Mrs. Rabbit He likes to go to her house and look in her garden and pick some flowers. Brenda Black 4 Jit * A Rabbit A rabbit went for a walk. He wanted to go to the farm. The turtle went too. David Norum * # * The Rabbit He liked carrots. He liked to jump. One day he saw a turtle. They had fun. Texas Leagues Start Tourney Although the main inter-school eliminations are nearly over, upcoming Lathrop tournaments should prove interesting. One of these tournies is a Texas League double elimination. The present Intramural standings are as follows; Hornets 428, Rebels-366, Runaways-490, Trojans-328, Spartans-195, and the Nomads-123. Another sporting event nearing its finals is the free-throw tournament, which at present is a three-way tie. Ronnie Knight » * The Turtle "The turtle has a very hard shell," says the rabbit to the cat, says the cat to the dog, says the dog to the t u r t l e . "Well," says the turtle to the dog, "I am a turtle myself!" The end. Jimmy Collins Ski Team Named At Lathrop High The Lathrop Alpine Ski Team and alternates were chosen recently by Ted Major, ski team coach. The boys are Howard Theis, captain; Mark Fejes, co-captain; and Darryl Frank, Larry Ostnes, Doug Blankensop, Roger Evans. Robert McCann, Lynn Jenson, Twig Tordoff, Jack Sather, and Gary Bettis. Female members of the team include Joanie Hubbell, Margie Smith, Donna Reilly, and Kathy Neilson. Alternates Jim Dewitt, Steve Reilly, Danny Neilson, and Jim Gustafson. Fejes placed fourth in the Giant Slalom recently during the North Range Ski Meet. Frank placed fifth in the slalom, and Tordoff placed eighth in the cross-country. Lalhrop Choir Forges Ahead Having finished with "Amahl and the Night Visitors," the operetta which was given just before Christmas, the Lathrop High School concert choir is forging ahead with many new I ideas in the field of vocal music. In the coming months, the members must prepare many songs, to be used at several different performances. At Arc-! tic Capers, the Choraleers, a ' smaller group from the choir, j will perform. i At the end of February comes [ the choir's second operetta this! year, for which the choir is! practicing now. In March, at the teacher's! convention, the entire choir nas an appearance to make before the assembled teachers here in I Fairbanks. ! A music festival is also being j planned for later this year in I order to bring up groups from other Alaskan cities to compete with ours. But the choir has other things to think about, one which concerns the teachers convention here in Fairbanks, where the Alaskan Ail-State Honor Choir will perform. Since Lathrop is i the host school, about 23 of thei honor choir's members willi come from Lathrop. I Paystreak Society Editor Tells of 1965 Lipsticks By LYNN HEUER tathrop Paystreak Soc. Editor The new year has arrived and along with it comes a new look in lips -- a glossy sheen finish. How do you accomplish this, you say? Well Max Factor has answered that question with it's newest addition to lip fashion called "Lip-Gloss" -- it glides on just like lipstick, but adds shine instead of color. Besides achieving a sheen, Lip Gloss also helps to moisturize and super- protect lips, making them stay smoother, longer. Have you got a shade of lip- stkk that matches all of your ensembles? You do if you have "Glissando" by Du Barry. Glissando is a mad mix of separate colors that merge, converge and blend all into one to give you a "never-before" look in lipstick. Try it! Let's play dangerously -let's go for Baroque (baroke). Max Factor has gone on a rage for beige, with Baroque Beige and a bare uninhibited Coco Baroque, the shade of pure cocoa. With colors like these, every girl wins the game. For those who wish a subtle, frosted effect over iips, Faberge has a delicious sounding covering called Pistachio Lip Glaze. Over your regular shade of lipstick, Pistachio gives a muted look to lips. Under a darker shade, it tones down, a useful lipstick accessory. Do you have a streak of wildness in you, will you try something new just for the fun of it? If so, you must try Tussy's "Golden Wonder." Tussy has molded a second color into the lipstick to create a built-in lip- feet is gr-r-r-reat! liner. Now when you apply your This year lips have never had lipstick, you outline your lips so much publicity -- so get on simultaneously giving you a the "stick" and enlarge your snarling "tiger" look. The ef- lipstick wardrobe. Former Lathrop Student Joins Peace Corps A former Lathrop student and editor of the Lathrop High School Paystreak, Stephan P. Paschall, recently joined the Peace Corps and is presently serving in Panama. The son of Mr. and Mrs. James V. Paschall of Lathrop, California, Steve was graduated was a three-week basic training period in Puerto Rico, after which he studied Spanish, political science, American history, and physical conditioning for 12 weeks at the University of Arizona. On Dec. 12, 1964, Steve and 51 other volunteers departed for with the class of 1962. In his j Panama to join approximately senior year, he was editor of the Paystreak and student body vice-president, besides a member of numerous clubs. In the fall of 1962, he left Alaska, enrolling at Del Mar Junior College, Corpus Christi, Texas. Steve was an active member of the Circle K Club, carrying on work started with the Lathrop Key Club, of which he was president. The following year he attended San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California where he graduated with an AA degree. Although Steve plans to further his education, he was somewhat confused as to what direction his studies should take. Believing it might help him choose a vocation, Steve looked i into the Peace Corps. | The first part of his service j 75 people already serving there. STEVE PASCHALL . . Joins Peace Corps Diane Gowin Is Seleded Lathrop's 1965Homemaker Diana Lynn Gowin has been morrow will receive a complete named Lathrop's 1965 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow, after scoring highest in a written homemaking examination taken by senior girls Dec. 1. She is now eligible for state and national honors. The state's highest ranking girl will receive a $1,500 scholarship from General Mills, Inc., set of the Encyclopedia Britannica from Encyclopedia Brit- tannica, Inc. Miss Gowin ranked in .the top five state finalists and has a good chance at the scholarship. Later this spring, the State Homemaker of Tomorrow, together with a school advisor, will join first-place winners and j They will work with the Pan- I amanians in an attempt to solve their various problems. Specific projects include improvement of housing and roads, sanitation, school construction, and adult education. As this was an orientation assignment, Steve expects a new assignment in the near future. sponsor of the annual Betty advisors from each of the 50i ~ Crocker Search for the American Homemaker of Tomorrow, with the state runner-up to be awarded a $500 educational grant. In addition, the school of the State Homemaker of To- other states and the District of Local Students Win Current Affairs Contest Lauri E. Kallio -- Lathrop ·'-'- School government teach- o Columbia in a tour of colonial i f hr , ha ^ notlfl .? d ,, Tlme Magazine Williamsburg, Va., Washington,!' 11 /' ^ruce Heflinger has been n r TMA w 0 ,,, V^L. rii,, T^ named the local winner in D.C., and New York City. The climax of the week-long tour Time's 29th annual Current Af- I'liiuaA ui me weeK-iuiit luui (,,· r * i /-m. , · , . will be the naming of the Bet- \TM*. C ° n ' esf ; °f he . r high-scoring ty Crocker All-Amlrican Home-! 10 " 1 st " dents mclude: maker of Tomorrow, to be | °f e S Marcmiec -- 94 per cent chosen on the basis of original; Diana Gowin -- 92 per cent j tests scores, personal observa-j .Time's Current Affairs Test, jtion, and interviews during the|8' ven {his year to more than i tour. She will receive an in-) 7 50.00t college and high school crease in her scholarship to i students in the U.S. and Canada. $5,000. Second, third, and fourth- c o n s i s t s of 100 questions place winners in the nation will jhave their grants raised to $4,A . Iso included are such catego- iOOO. $3,000, and $2,000 respec- on national and foreign affairs. i The Betty Crocker Search for ;the American Homemaker ofi ITomorrow was initiated bj -Gen- ries as business, sports, entertainment, science, religion, liter- "'··" : " i. education and j n Par h O f thp classmen ol ted omorrow w n a e j - e n - ; n: c l a s s e n ol t e d leral Mills in 1954 to emphasize ; i n the time Education Program the importance of homemakin · v importance las a career. DIANE GOWIN . . Larhrop Homemaker making · rec eive a certificate from Bern- · hard M Auer publishei . f Including his years record nime. The Weeklv Newsmaga- enrollment of more than 14,000 | z j ne " high schools, the total number! The test, created for the of participants during the pro- j Time Education Program bv grams 11-year history stands ; Time's Education Department. at four million. Scholarship j has been taken bv nearly 6 000,grants exceed one million dol-jflOO students since its inception lar s. 129 years ago.