1949 Oct=13 yrs 1950 Oct=14 yrs 1951 Oct=15 yrs
01/01 Sat 01/01 Sun 01/01 Dec 28-31 Ro-Ki-Li this year. Went 1949. the prec
Went to Ro-Ki-Li Snow campMon Missed<.. meaning yesterday, into Balboa to ru
01/02 Sun 01/02 Mon 01/02 Tue Had came Odyssey 01/02 up at … book aga
<from handwritten paper. Gp> Gordan test onand woke of H. Started 9:30am. We
me up Wed
01/03 Mon 01/03 Tue 01/03 Wed 01/03 Thu
<from handwritten paper. Gp> School started this morning. Tibbets house is qua
01/04 Tue 01/04 Wed 01/04 Thu 01/04 Fri
<from handwritten paper. Gp> They kept hounding me again today and I finally to
01/05 Wed 01/05 Thu 01/05 Fri Went Sat
Wade Davis and me ditched last two periods of school. 01/05 and leather worked
01/06 Thu 01/06 Fri 01/06 Sun
01/06 Sat Tonight played Long Beach and lost. They wer
01/07 Fri 01/07 Sat 01/07 Mon
01/07 Sun Worked on belt with new tools. Almost finished
01/08 Sat 01/08 Sun 01/08 Tue
01/08 Mon Had to stay after school for one hour for ditchin
01/09 Sun 01/09 Mon 01/09 Tue 01/09 Wed
01/10 Mon 01/10 Tue 01/10 Wed Rained afternoon. Seen about paper route at R
01/11 Tue 01/11 Wed 01/11 Thu Rained again 01/11 Fri
01/12 Wed 01/12 Thu 01/12 Fri Went to Dittmar's and01/12 Sat for leather.
01/13 Thu 01/13 Fri 01/13 Sat 01/13 Sun
Got up at 6:00am. Killed bull at Mr Dalabonto a
01/14 Fri 01/14 Sat 01/14 Sun 01/14 Mon
Started up to Dalabonto's to get gun I left there
01/15 Sat 01/15 Sun 01/15 Mon Went up to Dittmar's. 01/15 Tue
Almost finished with walle
01/16 Sun 01/16 Mon 01/16 Tue 01/16 came
Had Spanish test today. Dick Wed by tonire. H
01/17 Mon 01/17 Tue 01/17 Wed 01/17 Thu
Have given up Basketball after school. Got sue
01/18 Tue 01/18 Wed 01/18 Thu 01/18 exams are comin
Rained hoy y ayer. Semester Fri
01/19 Wed 01/19 Thu 01/19 Fri 01/19 Sat
01/20 Thu 01/20 Fri 01/20 Sat 01/20 Sun
Washed windows of W.W. Finley's office
01/21 Fri 01/21 Sat 01/21 Sun 01/21 Mon
Dick came over and we cleaned carborater of o
01/22 Sat 01/22 Sun 01/22 Mon 01/22 Tue
Went out on S Main to junk dealers. Manifold f
01/23 Sun 01/23 Mon 01/23 Tue 01/23 Dick's '34 Ford. W
Went looking for manifold for Wed
01/24 Mon 01/24 Tue 01/24 Wed Didn't go skating with 01/24 Thu
Dalebait tonight. Went pl
01/25 Tue 01/25 Wed 01/25 Thu Test today in S.S and 01/25 Fri
01/26 Wed 01/26 Thu 01/26 Fri 01/26 Sat
Got 95% in Alg test. Got route with Register. R
01/27 Thu 01/27 Fri 01/27 Sat Bob Baker came over01/27 Sun me the Clarin
01/28 Fri 01/28 Sat 01/28 Sun 01/28 Mon
Went to Sunday School. Jimmy Steffan came t
01/29 Sat 01/29 Sun 01/29 Mon 01/29 Tue
01/30 Sun 01/30 Mon 01/30 Tue 01/30 Wed
01/31 Mon 01/31 Tue 01/31 Wed 01/31 Thu
02/01 Tue 02/01 Wed 02/01 Thu 02/01 Fri
02/02 Wed 02/02 Thu 02/02 Fri 02/02 Sat
02/03 Thu 02/03 Fri 02/03 Sat 02/03 Sun
Collected money for Register. Collected $90.60
02/04 Fri 02/04 Sat 02/04 Sun 02/04 Mon
Dick showed up and said he had found a hidde
02/05 Sat 02/05 Sun 02/05 Mon 02/05 Tue
Collected a little bit more - $25. Helen Royall m
02/06 Sun 02/06 Mon 02/06 Tue 02/06 Wed
02/07 Mon 02/07 Tue 02/07 Wed 02/07 Thu
Started new troop system with Mr Stapp. Won
02/08 Tue 02/08 Wed 02/08 Thu 02/08 Fri
02/09 Wed 02/09 Thu 02/09 Fri 02/09 Sat
Broke into Willard tonight. Later typed in Mr Fin
02/10 Thu 02/10 Fri 02/10 Sat 02/10 Sun
Seen James Stewart in "Harvey" at Broadway.
02/11 Fri 02/11 Sat 02/11 Sun 02/11 Mon
Dick came over. We went to Newport and rente
02/12 Sat 02/12 Sun 02/12 Mon 02/12 Tue
02/13 Sun 02/13 Mon 02/13 Tue 02/13 Wed
02/14 Mon 02/14 Tue 02/14 Wed 02/14 Thu
Went to Scout's. Put of paramine in mutual. Go
02/15 Tue 02/15 Wed 02/15 Thu 02/15 Fri
Planning on going to Silverado Fri. and staying
02/16 Wed 02/16 Thu 02/16 Fri 02/16 Sat
Started raining at noon. CALLED OF CAMPING
02/17 Thu 02/17 Fri 02/17 Sat 02/17 Sun
Tore suede jacket again. Been going with Anab
02/18 Fri 02/18 Sat 02/18 Sun Went to Sunday Sc & 02/18 Mon Got Joan Fif
02/19 Sat 02/19 Sun 02/19 Mon 02/19 Tue
Corn ! I don't think I like Anabelle too much (?)
02/20 Sun 02/20 Mon 02/20 Tue 02/20 Wed
Got suede jacket today. They're talking about g
02/21 Mon 02/21 Tue 02/21 Wed 02/21 Thu
Got out of school for Washington's birthday tom
02/22 Tue 02/22 Wed 02/22 Thu 02/22 Fri
Going to try to get on early for papers tomorrow
02/23 Wed 02/23 Thu 02/23 Fri 02/23 Sat
Got papers real early and went and waited for O
02/24 Thu 02/24 Fri 02/24 Sat 02/24 Sun
Had a good time at Silverado. We had a camp
02/25 Fri 02/25 Sat 02/25 Sun 02/25 Mon
Stayed home and watched TV all day. Dick ate
02/26 Sat 02/26 Sun 02/26 Mon 02/26 Tue
After school plaed with basketball. Light showe
02/27 Sun 02/27 Mon 02/27 Tue 02/27 Wed
02/28 Mon 02/28 Tue 02/28 Wed 02/28 Thu
na na na na na na 02/29 Fri
03/01 Tue 03/01 Wed 03/01 Thu 03/01 Sat
03/02 Wed 03/02 Thu 03/02 Fri 03/02 Sun
03/03 Thu 03/03 Fri 03/03 Sat 03/03 Mon
03/04 Fri 03/04 Sat 03/04 Sun 03/04 Tue
03/05 Sat 03/05 Sun 03/05 Mon 03/05 Wed
03/06 Sun 03/06 Mon 03/06 Tue 03/06 Thu
03/07 Mon 03/07 Tue 03/07 Wed 03/07 Fri
03/08 Tue 03/08 Wed 03/08 Thu 03/08 Sat
03/09 Wed 03/09 Thu 03/09 Fri 03/09 Sun
03/10 Thu 03/10 Fri 03/10 Sat 03/10 Mon
03/11 Fri 03/11 Sat 03/11 Sun 03/11 Tue
03/12 Sat 03/12 Sun 03/12 Mon 03/12 Wed
03/13 Sun 03/13 Mon 03/13 Tue 03/13 Thu
03/14 Mon 03/14 Tue 03/14 Wed 03/14 Fri
03/15 Tue 03/15 Wed 03/15 Thu Ord. I Sat
Kay has left for Camp03/15 get to sleep in his
03/16 Wed 03/16 Thu 03/16 Fri 03/16 Sun
Had "Esquires" of S.A.H.S. sing in dual. Troy D
03/17 Thu 03/17 Fri 03/17 Sat 03/17 Mon
I've been going with Annabelle 4 mo.
03/18 Fri 03/18 Sat 03/18 Sun 03/18 the
Dick said he would take us toTue beach. Neve
03/19 Sat 03/19 Sun 03/19 Mon 03/19 Wed
Got letter from Anabelle. Said she was going to
03/20 Sun 03/20 Mon 03/20 Tue 03/20 Thu
Anna is leaving for Newport today instad. Dick
03/21 Mon 03/21 Tue 03/21 Wed 03/21 Fri
didn't go to beach today. Yesterday didn't throw
03/22 Tue 03/22 Wed 03/22 Thu 03/22 Sat
Went down to see Anna. Seen neatest girls. Bo
03/23 Wed 03/23 Thu 03/23 Fri Went to Register and 03/23 Sun
got paid $14.00. Went to
03/24 Thu 03/24 Fri 03/24 Sat 03/24 Mon
Went and worked for Mr. Sorenson on Newpor
03/25 Fri 03/25 Sat 03/25 Sun got up at 4:00am and 03/25 Tue
watched Easter Sunday
03/26 Sat 03/26 Sun 03/26 Mon 03/26 Wed
Tomorrow is first turnout for baseball
03/27 Sun 03/27 Mon 03/27 Tue 03/27 Thu
At Patrol meeting Wade, Gordon, and Marky s
03/28 Mon 03/28 Tue 03/28 Wed 03/28 Fri
Tonight was Hat Dance at church. Took Annie.
03/29 Tue 03/29 Wed 03/29 Thu 03/29 Sat
Plaed "Gouchos" tonight at Y. we beat 53-40. (
03/30 Wed 03/30 Thu 03/30 Fri 03/30 Sun
Ann can't go to the dance. Helen R can't either
03/31 Thu 03/31 Fri 03/31 Sat 03/31 Mon
Went to beach and strap busted on under wate
04/01 Fri 04/01 Sat 04/01 Sun 04/01 Tue
Put April Fool on Finley's office. Told dad long
04/02 Sat 04/02 Sun 04/02 Mon Got out at noon to get04/02 Wed Bank. Had b
04/03 Sun 04/03 Mon 04/03 Tue 04/03 Thu
Decided on menu tonite for trip to Trabuka <Tr
04/04 Mon 04/04 Tue 04/04 Wed I guess I won't go out 04/04 Fribaseball.
04/05 Tue 04/05 Wed 04/05 Thu 04/05 Sat
04/06 Wed 04/06 Thu 04/06 Fri 04/06 Sun
Left at about 4:30 for Gavalon Gold Mines. Saw
04/07 Thu 04/07 Fri 04/07 Mon
04/07 Sat Went on hikes and caught lizards and Horny to
04/08 Fri 04/08 Sat 04/08 Tue
04/08 Sun Route left ahead of me today. Went to church t
04/09 Sat 04/09 Sun 04/09 Mon 04/09 Wed
04/10 Sun 04/10 Mon 04/10 Thu
04/10 Tue Didn't do nothing in Patrol meeting
04/11 Mon 04/11 Tue 04/11 Fri
04/11 Wed Mr Stapp wasn't at scout meeting so Bill took o
04/12 Tue 04/12 Wed 04/12 Sat
04/12 Thu Practised in LDS orchestra. Not too bad. Need
04/13 Wed 04/13 Thu 04/13 flew
04/13 Fri Motor Scooter's a "kick" gear Sun off. Took it ti
04/14 Thu 04/14 Fri 04/14 Sat 04/14 Mon
04/15 Fri 04/15 Sat 04/15 Tue
04/15 Sun Had Sunday school class at Mary Muker's hous
04/16 Sat 04/16 Sun 04/16 motor scooter Me
04/16 Mon Got new swim mask. PaintedWed
04/17 Sun 04/17 Mon 04/17 Thu
04/17 Tue Tonite watched General Macarthur land in sn F
04/18 Mon 04/18 Tue 04/18 Wed 04/18 Fri
04/19 Tue 04/19 Wed 04/19 a trip. I'm on the
04/19 Thu Stapp told me I was going onSat
04/20 Wed 04/20 Thu 04/20 Sun
04/20 Fri Caught swarm of bees. Going to start bee proje
04/21 Thu 04/21 Fri 04/21 Mon
04/21 Sat Went to S.S. <Sea Scouts gp> seen Helen Roy
04/22 Fri 04/22 Sat 04/22 Sun Learned about dance 04/22 Tue
9th grade gets on gradua
04/23 Sat 04/23 Sun 04/23 Wed
04/23 Mon Practised Band tonight. Mothers visited school
04/24 Sun 04/24 Mon 04/24
04/24 Tue Tropical green wouldn't mix Thu
04/25 Mon 04/25 Tue 04/25 Wed 04/25 Fri
04/26 Tue 04/26 Wed 04/26 Thu 04/26 Sat
04/27 Wed 04/27 Thu 04/27 Sun
04/27 Fri Went to All Southern Orchestra Concert with M
04/28 Thu 04/28 04/28 Sat 04/28 Mon
Fri <from handwritten paper. Gp> Got up at 6:30 or 7:00 (?) Went to Willard and th
04/29 Fri 04/29 Sat 04/29 Sun 04/29 Tue
04/30 Sat 04/30 Sun 04/30 Mon 04/30 Wed
05/01 Sun 05/01 Mon 05/01 Thu
05/01 Tue Tonite Dick played at Bowl. Didn't see him. Had
05/02 Mon 05/02 Tue 05/02 Fri
05/02 Wed I was in charge of meeting tonight at Scouts. Jo
05/03 Tue 05/03 Wed 05/03 Sat
05/03 Thu I'm Chairman of the entertainment committee f
05/04 Wed 05/04 Thu 05/04 Sun
05/04 Fri Had lesson for Orchestra at 5:00. <probably at
05/05 Thu 05/05 Fri 05/05 Mon
05/05 Sat Got new Levi's. Kay came home from Camp R
05/06 Fri 05/06 Sat 05/06 Tue
05/06 Sun Went to Corona Del Mar on Scooter. Met Billy
05/07 Sat 05/07 Sun 05/07 Mon 05/07 Wed
05/08 Sun 05/08 Mon 05/08 Tue 05/08 Thu
05/09 Mon 05/09 Tue 05/09 Wed 05/09 Fri
05/10 Tue 05/10 Wed 05/10 Thu 05/10 Sat
05/11 Wed 05/11 Thu 05/11 Fri 05/11 Sun
05/12 Thu 05/12 Fri 05/12 Sat 05/12 Mon
05/13 Fri 05/13 05/13 Sun Went to Corona Del Mar on Motor Scooter. Me
Sat <from handwritten paper. Gp> At 4:00 o'clock we got up and left for lake Hensha
05/14 Sat 05/14 05/14 Mon 05/14 Wed
Sun <from handwritten paper. Gp> Got up early and left for home. We stopped at a s
05/15 Sun 05/15 Mon 05/15 Tue 05/15 Thu
05/16 Mon 05/16 Tue 05/16 Fri
05/16 Wed Made date with Anabelle for Sat nite stake hou
05/17 Tue 05/17 Wed 05/17 Jane
05/17 Thu Dick asked me to date SarahSat Lusk and g
05/18 Wed 05/18 Thu 05/18 Sun
05/18 Fri Tonite was band and orches concert. Dick was
05/19 Thu 05/19 Fri 05/19 Sat Oh ! I had a lot of fun 05/19 Mon
at dance <with anabelled
05/20 Fri 05/20 Sat 05/20 Sun 05/20 Tue
05/21 Sat 05/21 Sun 05/21 Mon 05/21 Wed
05/22 Sun 05/22 Mon 05/22 Tue 05/22 Thu
05/23 Mon 05/23 Tue 05/23 Wed 05/23 Fri
05/24 Tue 05/24 Wed 05/24 Thu 05/24 Sat
05/25 Wed 05/25 Thu 05/25 Fri 05/25 Sun
05/26 Thu 05/26 Fri 05/26 Sat 05/26 Mon
05/27 Fri 05/27 Sat 05/27 Sun 05/27 Tue
05/28 Sat 05/28 Sun 05/28 Mon 05/28 Wed
05/29 Sun 05/29 Mon 05/29 Tue 05/29 Thu
05/30 Mon 05/30 Tue 05/30 Fri
05/30 Wed Got out of school. Worked today setting up boo
05/31 Tue 05/31 Wed 05/31 Sat
05/31 Thu I was s'posed to get Clarinet book for Cl lesson
06/01 Wed 06/01 Thu 06/01 Sun
06/01 Fri Had Carnival tonight. Cleared $3 ! I ran B.B. G
06/02 Thu 06/02 Fri 06/02 Mon
06/02 Sat Played Anabelle in tennis. Had a real neat gam
06/03 Fri 06/03 Sat 06/03 Tue
06/03 Sun Went to beach today with Dick, Esther, and Sa
06/04 Sat 06/04 Sun 06/04 Mon 06/04 Wed
06/05 Sun 06/05 Mon 06/05 Tue 06/05 Thu
06/06 Mon 06/06 Tue 06/06 Wed 06/06 Fri
06/07 Tue 06/07 Wed 06/07 Thu 06/07 Sat
06/08 Wed 06/08 Thu 06/08 Fri 06/08 Sun
06/09 Thu 06/09 Fri 06/09 Mon
06/09 Sat Dad and I went to LA to get Graduating presen
06/10 Fri 06/10 Sat 06/10 Tue
06/10 Sun Worked at Mrs. Libby's house again today. Com
06/11 Sat 06/11 Sun 06/11 Mon Worked for Mr. Finley06/11 Wed
tonight. Learned from Di
06/12 Sun 06/12 Mon 06/12 Thu
06/12 Tue Forgot Tenor tonite for Och practise. Lathrop h
06/13 Mon 06/13 Tue 06/13 graduation at the
06/13 Wed Tonight was school dance forFri
06/14 Tue 06/14 Wed 06/14 Thu 06/14 Sat
06/15 Wed 06/15 Thu 06/15 Fri 06/15 Sun
06/16 Thu 06/16 Fri 06/16 Sat 06/16 Mon
06/17 Fri 06/17 Sat 06/17 exhaust pipe. Ga
06/17 Sun Got Dad a 15" chrome tip for Tue
06/18 Sat 06/18 Sun 06/18 Mon 06/18 Wed
06/19 Sun 06/19 Mon High Thu
06/19 Tue Learned today that Jr.06/19had been busted in
06/20 Mon 06/20 Tue 06/20 Fri
06/20 Wed Marines taught us marching over at High Scho
06/21 Tue 06/21 Wed 06/21 at Police station.
06/21 Thu Today we appeared on ticket Sat
06/22 Wed 06/22 Thu 06/22 Sun
06/22 Fri Got in trouble tonite with police in Car Lot. Moto
06/23 Thu 06/23 Fri 06/23 Mon
06/23 Sat Walked out to Mrs. Libby's house & worked 5 h
06/24 Fri 06/24 Sat 06/24 Tue
06/24 Sun Conference in Long Beach today, didn't go. Mo
06/25 Sat 06/25 Sun 06/25 Wed
06/25 Mon Walked down to Anabelle's today. Bought new
06/26 Sun 06/26 Mon 06/26 golf
06/26 Tue Went to Santiago Park to get Thu instruction. A
06/27 Mon 06/27 Tue 06/27 Fri
06/27 Wed Fixed motor scooter all up. Tip top condition. W
06/28 Tue 06/28 Wed Got in Sat
06/28 Thu Went to show tonight.06/28 1am seen Anabel
06/29 Wed 06/29 Thu 06/29 Sun
06/29 Fri Guy was a traveling man who entertained in Ve
06/30 Thu 06/30 Fri 06/30 Mon
06/30 Sat Worked for Libby. Tonite went to Stake Dance.
07/01 Fri 07/01 Sat 07/01 Tue
07/01 Sun Played pool & went over to Anabelle's house w
07/02 Sat 07/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 07/02 Wed
07/03 Sun 07/03 Mon 07/03 Tue 07/03 Thu
07/04 Mon 07/04 Tue 07/04 Fri
07/04 Wed Went to Huntington Beach and seen parade. T
07/05 Tue 07/05 Wed 07/05 Thu 07/05 Sat
07/06 Wed 07/06 Thu She's Sun
07/06 Fri Met Anabelle at show.07/06 leaving tomorrow
07/07 Thu 07/07 Fri Today I got this book. 07/07 Sat Went to Tijuana or too07/07 Mon Didn't have a
I'm going to try to put a line to get in it each nite.
07/08 Fri 07/08 07/08 Sun Helped Dick at Willard 07/08 staion. In Sunday
Sat Went around getting autographs from teacherstoday at service Tue
07/09 Sat 07/09 Sun 07/09 Mon 07/09 Wed
07/10 Sun 07/10 Mon 0
07/10 Tue Played golf at Santiago7/10 Thu
07/11 Mon 07/11 Tue 07/11 Wed 07/11 Fri
07/12 Tue 07/12 Wed 07/12 Sat
07/12 Thu Went & plaed golf and we're going up to Willow
07/13 Wed 07/13 Thu 07/13 Fri 07/13 Sun
07/14 Thu 07/14 Fri 07/14 Sat 07/14 Mon
Dick got off work so we thumbed to the beach.
07/15 Fri 07/15 Sat 07/15 Sun In Sunday school discussed party again. I doub
07/16 Sat 07/16 Sun 07/16 Mon 07/16 in Indiana. Otto &
Received card from Anabelle Wed
07/17 Sun 07/17 Mon 07/17 Tue 07/17 Thu
07/18 Mon 07/18 Tue 07/18 Wed 07/18 Fri
Scouts had Court of Honor ese noche. I got se
07/19 Tue 07/19 Wed 07/19 Thu 07/19 Sat
07/20 Wed 07/20 Thu 07/20 Fri 07/20 Sun
07/21 Thu 07/21 Fri 07/21 Sat 07/21 Mon
Didn't go to stake dance tonite. I've been going
07/22 Fri 07/22 Sat 07/22 Sun 07/22 Tue
Going to have Bech party next Sat. with sum sc
07/23 Sat 07/23 Sun 07/23 Mon Rode Whalley over to 07/23 Wed look it over. W
07/24 Sun 07/24 Mon 07/24 Tue 07/24 to try
Went to Balboa with Whalley Thu to find a firl
07/25 Mon 07/25 Tue 07/25 Wed 07/25 Fri
Took first lesson on tenor sax from Mr. mathew
07/26 Tue 07/26 Wed 07/26 Thu 07/26 Sat
07/27 Wed 07/27 Thu 07/27 Fri 07/27 Sun
07/28 Thu 07/28 Fri 07/28 Sat 07/28 Mon
Had a lot of fun at Beach party
07/29 Fri 07/29 Sat 07/29 Sun 07/29 Tue
07/30 Sat 07/30 Sun 07/30 Mon 07/30 Wed
07/31 Sun 07/31 Mon 07/31 Tue made Thu
Anabell, tibbets, and I 07/31 up our three-some
08/01 Mon 08/01 Tue 08/01 Wed 08/01 average of 114. I'
Bowled today with team. Got Fri
08/02 Tue 08/02 Wed 08/02 Thu Played golf. Got 59 08/02 Sat
08/03 Wed 08/03 Thu 08/03 Fri 08/03 Sun
08/04 Thu 08/04 Fri 08/04 Sat 08/04 Mon
08/05 Fri 08/05 Sat 08/05 Sun 08/05 Tue
went to Sunday - got out early. Wen to Beach w
08/06 Sat 08/06 Sun 08/06 Mon 08/06 Wed
08/07 Sun 08/07 Mon 08/07 Tue 08/07 Thu
Played golf at willowick - got 59. went to Orang
08/08 Mon 08/08 Tue 08/08 Wed 08/08 says
Took lesson and Mr MathewsFri I should tak
08/09 Tue 08/09 Wed 08/09 Thu 08/09 Sat
08/10 Wed 08/10 Thu 08/10 Fri 08/10 Sun
08/11 Thu 08/11 Fri 08/11 Sat 08/11 Mon
08/12 Fri 08/12 Sat 08/12 Sun 08/12 Tue
08/13 Sat 08/13 Sun 08/13 Mon 08/13 Wed
08/14 Sun 08/14 Mon 08/14 Tue 08/14 Thu
08/15 Mon 08/15 Tue 08/15 Wed 08/15 average of 117
Bowled with team today - got Fri
08/16 Tue 08/16 Wed 08/16 Thu Took lesson on sax at08/16 Sat Mathew isn
08/17 Wed 08/17 Thu 08/17 Fri 08/17 Sun
08/18 Thu 08/18 Fri 08/18 Sat 08/18 Mon
Took Anabelle to dance at Long Beach Stake H
08/19 Fri 08/19 Sat 08/19 Sun 08/19 wouldn start. Too
did go to Sunday School - carTue
08/20 Sat 08/20 Sun 08/20 Mon 08/20 Wed
08/21 Sun 08/21 Mon 08/21 Tue 08/21 Thu
Played Anabelle in Tennis today at willard Jhs.
08/22 Mon 08/22 Tue 08/22 Wed bowl Fri
Nobody showed up to08/22so we may loose ou
08/23 Tue 08/23 Wed 08/23 Thu Golf meeting tonite at 08/23 Sat Club house.
08/24 Wed 08/24 Thu 08/24 Fri 08/24 Sun
Played gold this morning at Willowick. Got 58 o
08/25 Thu 08/25 Fri 08/25 Sat 08/25 Mon
Left at 7:00am for Catalina on Huntington Beac
08/26 Fri 08/26 Sat 08/26 Sun 08/26 Tue
Had breakfast this morn on shore. Swam aroun
08/27 Sat 08/27 Sun 08/27 Mon 08/27 Wed
Played Anabelle tennis. She told me I had kiss
08/28 Sun 08/28 Mon 08/28 Tue Worked for Mrs Libby 08/28 -Thu $2.25. took
08/29 Mon 08/29 Tue 08/29 Wed 08/29 Catalina trip Sat
Lips have scab on them fromFri
08/30 Tue 08/30 Wed 08/30 Thu 08/30 Sat
Drizzled again today. Received championship m
08/31 Wed 08/31 Thu 08/31 Fri 08/31 Sun
Went with Dad to Riverside. Hunted all day - se
09/01 Thu 09/01 Fri 09/01 Mon
09/01 Sat Play Tennis sin doubles today - got beat.
09/02 Fri 09/02 Sat 09/02 annual twins con
09/02 Sun Went to Huntington Beach to Tue
09/03 Sat 09/03 Sun 09/03 Wed
09/03 Mon Went to bus station and got Mom & Reg
09/04 Sun 09/04 Mon 09/04 Tue 09/04 Thu
09/05 Mon 09/05 Tue 09/05 Fri
09/05 Wed Registered at High School <Santa Ana. Gp>. A
09/06 Tue 09/06 Wed 09/06
09/06 Thu Went to beach with Whalley Sat
09/07 Wed 09/07 Thu 09/07 Sun
09/07 Fri Esther called up and said she wasn't going to t
09/08 Thu 09/08 Fri 09/08 Mon
09/08 Sat Went to Long Beach with Whalley and got whit
09/09 Fri 09/09 Sat 09/09 Sun 09/09 Tue
09/10 Sat 09/10 Sun 09/10
09/10 Mon Registered at High School Wed
09/11 Sun 09/11 Mon 09/11 Tue 09/11 Thu
09/12 Mon 09/12 Tue 09/12 Wed 09/12 Fri
09/13 Tue 09/13 Wed 09/13 Thu
1st day of School - ninth grade. 09/13 Sat
09/14 Wed 09/14 Thu 09/14 Fri 09/14 Sun
09/15 Thu 09/15 Fri 09/15 Sat 09/15 Mon
09/16 Fri 09/16 Sat 09/16 Sun 09/16 Tue
09/17 Sat 09/17 Sun 09/17 Mon 09/17 Wed
09/18 Sun 09/18 Mon 09/18 Tue 09/18 Thu
09/19 Mon 09/19 Tue 09/19 Wed 09/19 Fri
09/20 Tue 09/20 Wed 09/20 Thu 09/20 Sat
09/21 Wed 09/21 Thu 09/21 Fri 09/21 Sun
09/22 Thu 09/22 Fri 09/22 Sat 09/22 Mon
09/23 Fri 09/23 Sat 09/23 Sun 09/23 Tue
09/24 Sat 09/24 Sun 09/24 Mon 09/24 Wed
09/25 Sun 09/25 Mon 09/25 Tue 09/25 Thu
09/26 Mon 09/26 Tue 09/26 Wed Today we played L.B. 09/26 Fri 45-13 at Lo
09/27 Tue 09/27 Wed 09/27 Sat
09/27 Thu Scrimmaged Garden Grove here <at Willard fie
09/28 Wed 09/28 Thu 09/28 got
09/28 Fri Went to Sea Scout Base andSun 16' sloop for
09/29 Thu 09/29 Fri 09/29 Sat Went to Mutual but didn't go to S.S. <Sea Scou
09/30 Fri 09/30 Sat 09/30 pilos
09/30 Sun Nada - nada - nada - comproTue de golf a la
10/01 Sat 10/01 Sun 10/01 Wed
10/01 Mon Nada - nada - nada - voy tocar cone bailar orqu
10/02 Sun 10/02 Mon 10/02 Tue 10/02 Thu
10/03 Mon 10/03 Tue 10/03 Wed 10/03 Fri
10/04 Tue 10/04 Wed 10/04 Thu 10/04 Sat
10/05 Wed 10/05 Thu 10/05 We seen <blank> and <blank> Sun
Daddy took me too the show.Fri Got electric alarm clock & comb from Reg
10/06 Thu 10/06 Fri 10/06 Sat 10/06 Gordan B., Victor
< for my birthday yesterday.. Gp> We went to Corona Del Mar. Mon
10/07 Fri 10/07 Sat 10/07 Sun 10/07 Tue
10/08 Sat 10/08 Sun 10/08 Mon 10/08 Wed
10/09 Sun 10/09 Mon 10/09 Tue 10/09 Thu
Tonite I refereed "F" football game. Indians v Trojans. Indians won !
10/10 Mon 10/10 Tue 10/10 Wed 10/10 Fri
Tonite I officialed a "D" football game. Indians v Trojans. Indians won 7-6. The S
10/11 Tue 10/11 Wed 10/11 Thu
I've called off the Hayride on Friday nite with Sandra H. 10/11 Satthe scout mee
10/12 Wed 10/12 Thu go to Fri 10/12 Sun
I told Saundra I would10/12 the Hayride. I'll get home about 11:30 and then I'll ge
10/13 Thu 10/13 Fri 10/13 Sat 10/13 Mon
Got home from hayride and Dad took me to Mr D's place. When I got there they
10/14 Fri 10/14 Sat 10/14 Sun back Tue
Got up early and cooked break. Then we went up to the10/14 bay. I got a couple
10/15 Sat 10/15 Sun 10/15 Mon 10/15 Dad
We went to Irvine Park on a picnic with Carpenters. Mom gave Wed his shirt for h
10/16 Sun 10/16 Mon 10/16 Tue 10/16 Thu
Today was Dad's birthday. I got him a birthday card (Mom got him a shirt). We pu
10/17 Mon 10/17 Tue 10/17 Wed
Named Hamster "Camote" (Sweet Potatoe). 10/17 Fri
10/18 Tue 10/18 Wed 10/18 Thu 10/18 Sat
Damit !! Camote <hamster, see yesterday. Gp> disappeared just like the others.
10/19 Wed 10/19 Thu 10/19 Fri we're Sun
We won the football game tonight (Indians vs Bulldogs) 10/19 ahead of everybod
10/20 Thu 10/20 Fri 10/20 Sat 10/20 Mon
Tonight our scout troop left for Mr. Dalebout's house again. When we got there V
10/21 Fri 10/21 Sat 10/21 Tue
Got up about 6:00am 10/21 Sun bacon & Eggs. We went down to the back bay
10/22 Sat 10/22 Sun 10/22 Mon 10/22 Wed
Today I rode out to the drag races at the airport on my bike. I went to the show w
10/23 Sun 10/23 Mon 10/23 Tue
I think a like Sandra Hulbert. - - maybe. 10/23 Thu
10/24 Mon 10/24 Tue 10/24 even
Tonight the orchestra 10/24 Wedthe PTA. I think I like Saundra Fri more (?) An
10/25 Tue 10/25 Wed 10/25 Thu 10/25 Sat
Today the State Theatre opened with "MacBeth" with Orson Wells.
10/26 Wed 10/26 Thu 10/26 Fri
I can't decide between four girls (maybe more) Saundra10/26 Sun
H. Helen Royall, Anabel
10/27 Thu 10/27 Fri 10/27 with Mickey Rooney at the "Men Coast. went with
Went and seen the "Fireball" Sat Tonite is Harvest Ball 10/27of Note"I played. To
10/28 Fri 10/28 Sat 10/28 Sun 10/28 Tue
Tonight I took Saundra Hubbert to the show. It was the Midnight Spook show at t
10/29 Sat 10/29 Sun 10/29 Mon 10/29 Ana
Today went up to Trabucka Canyon <Trabuco Canyon in SantaWed mtss. Gp >.
10/30 Sun 10/30 Mon 10/30 Thu
Went to Halloween P 10/30 TueThe MIA sponsored it. Dick, Godon, and me had
10/31 Mon 10/31 Tue 10/31 Anaheim. We squirted everybody.Fri climbed up o
Dick Ellis and I met Don ? At Wed 10/31 We
11/01 Tue 11/01 Wed 11/01 Thu
We beat the Pirates 13-0. Goinig to scouts tonight. I got11/01 Sat
to scouts and I just reme
11/02 Wed 11/02 Thu tonight. Dons beat Chaffey 27-7. 11/02 Sun take the car f
Went over to the bowl11/02 Fri Tonite the "Saints" beat Newport Harbor "Sailo
Dad let me
11/03 Thu 11/03 Fri 11/03 Sat Worked today at beat Harts Mon Beach tonigh
The Santa Ana wind was sure raging today. Saints Mrs. 11/03 café in the Grand C
11/04 Fri 11/04 Sat 11/04 Sun Today S.A.H.S. trap. 11/04to a pr of binoculars
Got Camote II today (boy) <hamster. Gp>. Set rat Band We got Tue Coliseum to p
11/05 Sat 11/05 Sun 11/05 Mon going Wed
Camote II escaped ! He was sorta wild anyways. We're 11/05 to Capistrano toda
11/06 Sun 11/06 Mon 11/06 Tue 11/06 Thu
We have test in Spanish tomorrow. We started "Early California" in orchestra.
11/07 Mon 11/07 Tue 11/07 Wed hard Fri
We played the "Bulldogs" tonight. It was a tie 0-0. Pretty11/07game - I found out
11/08 Tue 11/08 Wed 11/08 Thu 11/08 Sat
Refereed game "C" tonight Ellis came over and we went down to the V.F.W. hall
11/09 Wed 11/09 Thu 11/09 Fri 11/09 Sun
11/10 Thu 11/10 Fri 11/10 Sat 11/10 Mon
Tonight the "Dons" played San Bernardino "Indians". Dons beat 33- ? I took the b
11/11 Fri 11/11 Sat 11/11 Sun
Tonight Dick E and me went to the skating rink at Costa11/11 Tue lots of fun. (?
11/12 Sat 11/12 Sun 11/12 Mon 11/12 Wed
Went to the Broadway and seen "Breakthrough" a war picture. PRETTY good.
11/13 Sun 11/13 Mon Gordon's and showed Carol how 11/13 Thu Uke. Raining
Tonight I went over to11/13 Tue to play the
11/14 Mon 11/14 Tue 11/14 Wed
It looks like it's going rain all day today too. 11/14 Fri
11/15 Tue 11/15 Wed 11/15 Trojan "B" out for teacher's meeting. Went o LB on
Tonight I found out I'm on theThu School team. We practiced tonight. I play cente
11/16 Wed 11/16 Thu 11/16 plays <at Willard. Gp>. Fri11/16 suppose to practic
Tonight we practised football Fri Saints went to Fullerton to play Fullerton. What
11/17 Thu 11/17 Fri 11/17 Sat 11/17 Mon
Today is the big game between the All-stars and the Trojans. Trojans won (thank
11/18 Fri 11/18 Sat 11/18 Sun Went to heavy mist. It's beenTue this all & Da
Fullerton played the "Saints" tonight in the place in Seal 11/18 with Marilynday.
11/19 Sat 11/19 Sun 11/19 Mon 11/19 Wed
Yesterday I bought another Hamster. Name "Athena" for we are reading "The Od
11/20 Sun 11/20 Mon 11/20 Thu
Sat Dick E came over11/20 Tue overr to the bowl and watched he "Saints" ge
and we went
11/21 Mon 11/21 Tue 11/21 Fri
11/21 Wed today Gosh. don't Show" by I like the & cho
Anabelle Leecing got my sweater Put on- annual I"Saint know whoorchestra most.
11/22 Tue 11/22 Wed won't Sat
11/22 Thu ! Thanksgiving Day. I11/22 a able to go - th
School let out today for Thanksgiving vacation. I guessWe had be14lb turkey towo
11/23 Wed 11/23 Thu 11/23 Fri
Thanksgiving Day. Burnes and Ray came over. We had11/23 Sun Turkey. Gordo
a nice big
11/24 Thu 11/24 Fri 11/24 Mon
11/24 Sat Left at about 8:15 from Sea Scout I woke up w
Went to dance tonight. Danced with Anabelle. Gordon went with me.base. While
11/25 Fri 11/25 Sat 11/25 Milkman" with Donald O'Conner and Jimmy Durant
Went to show and seen "TheSun 11/25 Tue
11/26 Sat 11/26 Sun 11/26 Wed
11/26 Mon Not going out for Basketball this year - Too mu
11/27 Sun 11/27 Mon 11/27 swing band. We Scouts. Had skit in mutual. Didn't
After school we practiced out Tue Went to Sea got new pieces. Gordon cheated i
11/28 Mon 11/28 Tue 11/28 school. Cleaned march down to Memorial Park in p
Had basketball practise after Wed Tonite Band up Mr. Finley's office tonight. Drew
11/29 Tue 11/29 Wed 11/29 in band. Mrs. Ha ??? Handed us a hard assigment
Starting to march every noon Thu 11/29 Sat
11/30 Wed 11/30 Thu "House of Marched again this morning. Sun assembly -
Tonight practised with11/30 Fri Music" ensemble. Tomorrow nite is the annualA
12/01 Thu 12/01 Fri 12/01 Mon
12/01 Sat in the started on Annual Frolic. Worked for M
Tonight the WJHS band marchedToday Santa Ana "Gypsy Sloop".(?) caused trou
12/02 Fri 12/02 Sat 12/02 B. of
12/02 Sun Went to Sunday School. Got Tue Mormon To
The Band got a trophy last nite. I worked on S. Studies report on Constitution.bac
12/03 Sat 12/03 Sun 12/03 Wed
12/03 Mon At Concerteens and seen "Tripoli" con But Pa
Worked most of day on S. Studies. Went to show noche didn't ??? Bass.Johnthe
12/04 Sun 12/04 Mon 12/04 Tue Today Orch played for39 Ford. Pretty good. I'm
(?) Doesn't hurt anymore. Dick Ellis came over. Bought 12/04 Thu "Saint Show".
12/05 Mon 12/05 Tue 12/05 and tonite too. Had Kiwanis today at Masonic Tem
Practiced baskedball last niteWed Orch played for big test in Spanish today. Playe
12/06 Tue 12/06 Wed 12/06 tonite. At scouts tonite we12/06 Sat
Forgot Sax so I don't practiceThu learned about what to do
12/07 Wed 12/07 Thu 12/07 House of Music. I have been invited to Ebell Club d
Tonite practiced Ensemble atFri 12/07 Sun
12/08 Thu 12/08 Sat Today Dad and I went12/08we rode and looked
12/08 Fri I'm going to work for Mrs. Libby tomorrow. Dick came byto LA. Mon "Buescher" te
12/09 Fri 12/09 Sun Didn't work for Mrs. Hart ayerTue que su espos
12/09 Sat Worked all day today at Mrs (?) Libby's house. Sanded down walls for wallpaperi
12/10 Sat 12/10 Mon Worked counting yesterday Wed
12/10 Sun Worked from 10:00 AM to 4:00PM. Made, at Mr Finley's12/10 and today, 9 dollar
12/11 Sun 12/11 Tue
12/11 Mon Dick came over tonight. We went and picked up Marian12/11 Thu also seen h
G again. We
12/12 Mon 12/12 Wed
12/12 Tue Practiced basketball tonight for game tomorrow. Waited12/12 Fri didn't come.
for Ellis but
12/13 Tue 12/13 LITTLE a pair of
12/13 Wed We beat (Trojans) the12/13 Thu Band party noche. Boy ! for aSata gift BIT. Got
tournament. Tonite Ellis came over I got as
12/14 Wed 12/14 Fri too. day test in Algebra. English Test is postpo
12/14 Thu Think I'll go to Ro-Ki-Li this winter Last Had of school until Jan 2. Got Govt 5th per
12/15 Thu <from 12/15 Sat We left dick 9:30 in 12/15 Mon Blodgett ow
12/15 Fri Had Christmas play today. Last nite me &Had movie forElictic shop, about batter
typed sheet. Gp> Got out early for lunch (no band) had hamburgers. aboutwent over to Anabelles house. Dic
12/16 Fri <from tonight at town to Took dick's car and Tue liked, Anab
12/16 Sat Beat game (Bellmont) Went SunG. Grove.get new their concert today seemom
typed sheet. Gp> Going to Willard dance tonight. 12/16 downConcerteens hadshoes, got ones I to in LA - Go
12/17 Sat <from 12/17 Sun Went to river gun. Mon Concerteens had party and played Basketba
9:00. 12/17Almost the wreck. Gordon 12/17dance Wisconsin,
typed sheet. Gp> Y-Day: went to Y at 15 to try outWe played in had truck: Footlifter, and meWed tonight at SA
12/18 Sun <from 12/18 went M also our Christmas Tree at
12/18 Mon to Sunday School. Anabelle.Tue Worked for Mrs a gardina corsage Alpha Bet
typed sheet. Gp> Didn't go Bought corsage forAt night weVictor and gotboughtHart -12/18 Thu thefor Virginia
washed windows. Sendi
12/19 Mon <from 12/19 sail
12/19 Wed Today Gordon the took the "Mission:Danger"
12/19 Tue Bought Beach. Bought clay at Laguna beach. On bought book. Fri the Sea Scou
typed sheet. Gp> Going to Laguna suit ($45) for dance manana noche. Also and Iway up we seen a wrecked
12/20 Tue <from it. Had Thu Tonite (?) Ebell Club 12/20 Sat First St rink
12/20 Wed Bought tie with "J" on 12/20 fun at dance atwent skating with and at went to Clay
typed sheet. Gp> Went to LA. Went all over, seen May Co. and toys. Road escalaters up Ellis down. Then w
12/21 Wed <from 12/21 Thu 12/21 Fri 12/21 Sun
typed sheet. Gp> Went riding around town with reggy. Daddy got pole for teather ball. I helped paint it. Cem
12/22 Thu <from 12/22 morning and jiggled it loose. Mom and had and M
12/22 tried to climb teather ball pole play. Later went to Bradley's withFrances called a ham
typed sheet. Gp> Reg Fri Went to church and seen thisSat Went around collecting for Xmas present for to
12/23 Fri <from 12/23 up Went to play-house used to Tue Worked at th
12/23 Sat Went over and I had to "Mystery Submarine". 12/23 be.
typed sheet. Gp> Tibbet's came to show and seenclean Sunwhere theSunday School - Boring. Then I was M
12/24 Sat <from 12/24 up Went with some guy to join but gave: sprayed
12/24 Sun Went to Drag Races with Dick. Dick's We made a big bonfire dance band. They
typed sheet. Gp> Today daddy made us work and clean Monyard. getting a jacket for Xmas. I daddy wallet to
12/25 Sun <from 12/25 Tue Got Gordon a knife. 12/25 for
12/25 Mon Christmas. Gave 5:30 to Gordon. at the present's. Santa. Pretty Neat beautiful
typed sheet. Gp> Christmas. Got up around cardsand lookedGave 22 gun fromDaddy said Thume to Alsobac(
Got muk-luks, ! get got
12/26 Mon <from 12/26 and Bike stolen from back yard the game. down to
12/26 Tue Got sling-shot from Kay and Wed we day. Dick came over and we
typed sheet. Gp> Ronnie Tibbets came over early todayshot it allgot daddy to let us12/26 Fri wentBut came
play last nite. Dick first w
12/27 Tue <from 12/27 Thu some more. Don't left 12/27 Sat I'm supose
12/27 my Got free lesson on Sax tonite. Tried to came by lights on howfront - rained most
typed sheet. Gp> Lost Wed reciepts for Hearald. Had to make Dick shoot outand know W. Works Xmas tree.
car in much
12/28 Wed <from 12/28 Thu mistake, we leave for12/28 Fri Rained Francis called someSun
Ro-Ki-Li tomorrow. poco - 12/28 wire. told him th
typed sheet. Gp> I made aAlmost finished making Surrey with fringe-on top. BoughtTibbet's andDick's coat
12/29 Thu <from really Sat 12/29 receipt to wright d
12/29 Fri Went to Hawley's <Harvly Equip & around. I am going to take a tablet was in dia
typed/handwritten sheet. Gp> Got up at 7:00 and 12/29 hurringSupply (Fishing Specialties) Mon
12/30 Fri <from 12/30 Tue
12/30 Sat Played Garden didn't get much sleep. I had to get uppts. Today went to river I tu
handwritten paper. Gp> Was cold all night, Grove12/30 Sun ball team. Anabelle to church this mananamy do
LDS bask Followed Lost by 3 early because it was - to h
12/31 Sat <from 12/31 Wed
12/31 started it Marilyn cold by Eve Dance Drag-Races
12/31 Sun Got out out-board night and Mon Tookup. Dick to New Y and went to at stake Ho
handwritten paper. Gp> New Year's Eve. Lastmotor we all slept good in ourcame cabin. This morning it Gord
1952 Oct=16 yrs 1953 Oct=17 yrs 1954 Oct=18 yrs
01/01 watched Rose Parade Phoenix. Fri Played DespuesBowl Prade. My at Polar Bar. 4:00pm. Stay
01/01 Raw 9:00. in Salad de el we back to bed. Got up Ate from th
Missed Ro-Ki-Li otra vez. WeThu Played in parade atesta manana atreally looked nice. Ate a Zombielip is all bunged upat Dunca
01/02 and "clean up" for Span for
01/02 Sat Took gloves show after work - afterwards Got up to cem
Had to stay at school at noonFri Put down tar in roomClubtile. Got boxingJoyce toat Berryhills. Dudley came by. wentletter from
01/03 Sat 01/03 Sun Sunday School - Church. Went up on Mt with Joyce - little b
Seen Anabelle after school Sun 01/04 Mon Ditched PE and practiced a duet with Mr Martin - it was real
01/05 Mon 01/05 Tue
01/06 Tue 01/06 Wed Rubinoff and his $100,000 violin came to Safford
Went and looked at '40 Ford ???. Looked at Chet Hunter's Rod.
01/07 Wed 01/07 Thu Got together with Mr Mrtin after school - helped me with 'Co
Spanish club Navidad01/08 tonite. I went to Scouts - Mr01/08 Fri
Johns couldn't make it. Got new Scout-master from Honolulu. - Bueno
Too much homework 01/09 Fri 01/09 Sat
01/10 Sat 01/10 Sun
Got Ariel pictures taken for Spanish Club, Jr Toastmasters, Little Theatre Guild.
Tomorrow Gordon, Marky, and I are going to past tests 01/11 Mon"Y". Tyring to save up enough money for shoes. Didn't take O
en pool at
Went Mon Rehersed play "Opened by Mistake". Took RAW home from rehersal - said because come
Rained almost all day.01/12 to show and seen "Capt Blood" with Errol Flin. Called off sailing date with Marylinshe wouldtoo win
01/13 - She
01/13 Tue Mutual - RAW came with Lot Wed went Worked in Senor Finley's yard tambien. us up.
Gave 2 1/2 minute talk on Accounts of Eleced Pres of class. Watched TV. home with him too - I guess this washesWatched Re
Don't mind if I'm late on reporting 01/14 Thu
Patty Thu G house on & Green manana noche. IPatty' going to be mistress and I'm going to be Master
Studied tonite over at 01/15Geiger's & G <Goldscript for 01/15 Fri
gp> ball tonite. didn't go
01/16 Fri Semester Tests today01/16 Sat
Tonite was recital for Orchestra I (M.C.) really wowed 'em - Man ! Bass solo sounded better than ever. Got new suede shoes h
01/17 Sat 01/17 Sun
01/18 Sun 01/18 Mon
Beautiful day hoy 01/19 Tue
01/19 Mon Went ward teaching with Jack Daley
01/20 Sunday escuela. All S.S. ! Appointed committee for part. Had accident while skiing - no malo.
Went skiing with Marylin afterTue 01/20 Wed
Went to concerteers -01/21 Wed I got 4 1's - chem, biology, history &- band
Marylin trying to say she's sorry about last nite (Remember ?) Looks like Anabelle's making some sock
01/22 Thu Wow Fri
Walked uptown with Marylin to get pictures at Robert's. 01/22! What a picture ! Left her at her Dad's shop.
01/23 Fri 01/23 Sat
Just had to go to Orches. Today at 10:30am. Ran airplane motors today ! Man it really goes! John Cordes helped me out.
01/24 Sat Went to Morenci to Orch. And I got 1st chair. They tried whole schedule *#@% couldn't.
Today had exams in Geometry and English. Changedband clinic. PE and They changed myto play "Death & Trains" !- Dirty !
Took Marylin to show 01/25 - Sun ! She shore is purdy. Seen "Sailor Beware" with D. Martin & J. Lewis. Had "pot luck" dinner at
Guess who just called01/26 Mon Rehearsed play Get that ! - I don't know though (?) It will cost a lot of money to put motor in b
me up ! Sarah Jane Lusk ! at church <Thatcher>
01/27 Tue 01/27 Wed
01/28 Wed 01/28 Thu
01/29 Thu 01/29 Fri Made 15 pt honor roll - loused up in English
01/30 skiing at school went down (what do you think
Marylin asked me to go waterFri After L. Elsinore Sundayto Pima with Bill. my answer was ?)
01/31 Sat Worked all 01/31 Sun Worked on in - finally got it running - runs good.
Made Anabelle real mad in English. Manana day on farm. Think I might scooter'32 for car. Safford beat Miami. Phoenix beat EA
02/01 noche. We went walking. 02/01over to S??? Fife's office. David Benson and I are going to put on
Went over to Marylin's houseSun Went Mon
02/02 tonite I finished reading "Young for
02/02 Mon Tonite - bike. Went up pony -Tue JustDavid - aha !! - practice Man with a noche
Took scooter uptown to shop. Worked on Reg got him a to church with got meBenson topero malo ! mananaHorn" - its really go
02/03 Wed Kay C, and Barney - Too dixieland band tonite a banquet. L
02/03 Sulpher Springs with Marylin, Jack M, Played drums for Martin's windy to go skiing. S'pose to put o
Went swimming at Glens??? Tue
Last night gave ring to02/04 Wed 02/04 Thu Mr much homework
Marilyn. Tonite couldn't go to Concerteens. Too Martin, Mr Shumway, Richard Larson, Leisek C. and I ar
02/05 also 02/05 Band
Went up and got scooter andThu bought spark plug. S.A.H.S. Fri gave "Saint Show" tonite at PTA. Marilyn's momo called u
Marilyn and su madre02/06 Fri (from school) home tonite. Went to Whittier to get new boat with Barney. Dad bought me new
assembly today. We might to to Elsinore Sun Sunday - no se.
Gave "Saint Show" in 02/07 Sat 02/07 again
02/08 noche. Seen P??? Of 'Diving'. We went back to the patio afterwards. - Wow ! I think I broke or ma
Went over to Marylin's houseSun 02/08 Mon
Went up to S.S. Base02/09 Mon on boat sol. Brought 02/09 port holes. Went over to Barnett's shop noche. Sanded down sco
02/10 with 02/10 Had
Went to L. Elsinore after S.S.Tue Marilyn, Dad, & sis Barbara. Wed too much fun. Went water skiing and swimming at Sulphur
02/11 Wed 02/11 Thu
Worked over at Barnett's on boat with Marilyn. Delivered ti to Sunny Hills. Took Uke over to Marilyn's house noche. I'm giving u
02/12 Thu 02/12 Fri Lo & Behold I got to S.S. Base tonite to look Broke with
Got up at 11:30. Sanded down scooter and put primer on over at Barnett's. Went!!down a Valentine from Marilyn !. at boatReg'sS
Got Valentine from Marilyn real cute 02/13 Sat
02/14 Sat 02/14 Sun
Took Marilyn box of candy & we went for ride - wow ! Painted scooter tonite over at Barnett's shop - poco bonito - Damn Pen !!!
02/15 Sun 02/15 Mon
02/16 Mon 02/16 Tue
Took Marilyn to Bridge of H??? Tonite at R___ in Balboa.. - shore was purdy ! Worked & sailed boat today. Lost Camera !! <3-2
Marylin (spelled wrong) called up - said she went horse 02/17 Wed Just my luck ! Sang (?) in choir today. Folks talked about b
Went to Concerteen's02/18 Wed buying house on 3rd St
noche. Not 02/18 Thu
Tonite at Scouts had largest tunout in long time. B rats. 02/19 Fri
Got new mate - Kenny. They're going to paint boat Fri-Sat-Sun. I can't g
02/20 Fri 02/20 Sat
02/21 Sat 02/21 Sun
Went over to Marilyn's noche, played Ukel. Had much fun.*
02/22 Sun good Mon
Went horseback riding with Marilyn over at Irvine. Got a02/22 horse named "Major". Later hiked up on top of hill. * Ate at Claire
02/23 Mon 02/23 Tue First day of EAJC at Aunt Fay's casa grande. Got sore from
Went over to LA & sent aunt Lorraine. Went over to Hollywoodland & stayed overnote band & choir tour - Went down to Ft Thom
02/24 Tue 02/24 Wed We do I will get a gp> down to called Marilyn. Boy ! sure
Went over with Aunt Fay to see ranch (?) at Fontana. Might move. If wetroured <band car !!! Tonite Pima today didn't do Itoo go
02/25 Wed 02/25 Thu The city finally got around to paving our street - it's pretty go
02/26 Thu 02/26 Fri Nearly flunked tests in Eng - gov't & Bookkeeping - but wha
02/27 Fri 02/27 Sat Finished plowing on lower 20. Blowing pretty bad - read "Cr
02/28 Sat 02/28 Sun Went to Priesthood - missed SS and got a 41 Ford block fro
Played in Orchestra for "Home Sweet Homicide". Took na
home Marilyn (in a round about way). Didn't get home till 1:00am
03/01 Sun 03/01 Mon Practiced in quartet (clarinet) to
Took Marilyn to church dance tonite. Had much fun. Got Mom to give me another chance with car. record for radio tomorrow S
03/02 Mon & Judy Pemberton, Bryon Todd & Joan Fife, Marilyn & took out boat at Vinnie is going Sur
After Sunday school Ray Durham Dad, Mom, Kay went with Pop Porter to Tucson to haveI eye operated on.SS Base. Wow !to s
03/03 Tue over "Opened by Mistae" at MIA tonite. Everybody said it was
Band & Orchestras came from all GaveOrange county to rehearse in district Band at S.A.S.H. real good. Leading in hood of '
03/04 Wed Test 6 uniforms. Pretty & Hist. Got 3 2's & one Robinson card didn't Prom
Tonite scouts went down to base & gottomorrow in Chem nifty !Thu Asked Janelle1 on reportto the-Junior try.
03/05 Thu 03/05 Fri
Went to Orches recital noche. Marilyn & Dale Wooley MC'd. Went down to Hugh J Lows & bought insignias for uniform.
Had rehearsal of band tonite Fri 03/06 Sat
03/07 Sat 03/07 Sun Played tennis with Joyce after church. She's pretty mad at m
03/08 Sun 03/08 Mon
03/09 Mon 03/09 Tue Practiced solo with Maurice today - it's sure gonna be rough
03/10 Tue 03/10 Wed
03/11 Wed at Vandermasts 'Desert Georgla pero an A1 flop ! I was a 1st vida. (This came off on 10th
Picked up gray flannels I charged Put on operetta -Fri. RealJewels'. Reallycuestan $17.45 ! Eso esArab. Everybody at S. Scouts
03/12 Thu 03/12 Fri Took Janelle R. to Junior Prom "Dancing in the Dark". Good
03/13 Fri 03/13 Sat Lee Merritt & I went to show; pretty good. He's got his suicid
ward Sat 03/14 Asked marilyn ????. - tiene miedo y no se mismo.
Tonite took Marilyn to 03/14Green & gold Ball - Had much fun -Sun Conference today - didn't go. Worked on '32 - tore off rear f
03/15 Sun 03/15 Mon got last tooth (supposedly) filled - with anabelle. Marilyn sai
Tonite Marilyn took me to coed & out to dinner at Ragan's in Corona Del Mar. Had much fun. Danced Am reading winston churc
03/16 Mon I went Tue
Today after Sunday school Ray durham, David, Todd & 03/16 to LA to see Auto show. Very good. Pero there went dos pesos I
03/17 Tue 03/17 Wed
Today Marilyn agree ??? In car at Mayfair. Didn't go to Concerteens noche. I am going to thave to get at Senora Maroon's yard
03/18 Wed 03/18 Thu
Went over to PTA meeting. Watched Marshall in play. 03/19 Fri
Went over to Marilyn's and practised some solos - one, 03/20 Sat
"Nina", a La??? Is pretty good.
03/21 Sat 03/21 Sun
Took Marilyn to the West Coast - seen "Viva Zapata!" tonite I accidentally broke up with her. Today I heard from Anabelle that D
03/22 Sun 03/22 Mon
Was real windy all day but sun is out. Practised sax, read, played Sand?? With Gordon. Went over to marilyn's to practise solo
03/23 Mon 03/23 Tue
03/24 Tue 03/24 Wed
03/25 Wed 03/25 Thu
03/26 Thu 03/26 Fri Juniors gave annual Jr-Sr Banquet tonite. Carol K. Blessing
03/27 Fri 03/27 Sat Janelle called off date for tonite. - Finished Churchill's "Thei
03/28 Sat 03/28 Sun Plowed on lower 30 - only went to Priesthood - Plowed from
03/29 Sun 03/29 Mon
03/30 Mon 03/30 Tue
03/31 Tue 03/31 Wed
04/01 Wed 04/01 Thu
04/02 Thu 04/02 Fri
04/03 Fri 04/03 Sat
04/04 Sat 04/04 Sun
Left for Colorado River with Marilyn and family 04/05 Mon
04/06 Mon 04/06 Tue
04/07 Tue 04/07 Wed First night of "A is for Apple" pretty good - David stubled car
04/08 Wed 04/08 Thu Gave final performance of "A is for Apple" - it was a big suc
04/09 Thu 04/09 Fri
04/10 about 04/10 Sat
Got home from Colorad R at Fri 12 midnite. Got deep tan. Had loads of fun.
04/11 Sat 04/11 Sun
04/12 Sun 04/12 Mon
Took Marilyn over to American Legion Hall to see Big Jay McKneely & Jess Rubio - Sorry I took Marilyn to a thing like that !
04/13 Mon 04/13 I went over to relatives in Pasadena - Dad talked with Uncle Ed
Today was Easter & Conference at LB. Didn't go. Dad, Mom, &Tue
04/14 Tue 04/14 Wed
04/15 Wed 04/15 Thu
Played concert for Sathrop inThu barn - auditorium hoy.04/16 Fri Left at 3am for Yuma to look for a job for summer. Dick, Ste
04/17 Fri 04/17 Sat Just out of Superior & my oil line busted - sprayed all the oil
04/18 Sat 04/18 Sun Played in clarinet trio in services this morning
04/19 at Huntington Beach. Got 04/19 Mon
Band went to District FestivalSun "1"
04/20 Mon Bingo Tue
Took Marilyn to Sunday School this morning. - Planned 04/20 Party for next Fri nite.
04/21 Tue 04/21 Wed
04/22 Wed 04/22 Thu
Played concert for Willard L??? 04/23 Fri
04/24 Fri cents Sat
Mr. Sorcen called & wants me to work every Sat. for 50 04/24 an hour
04/25 Sat 04/25 Sun
Got up at 4:00am to go to Santa Monica for Music Festival. Band played "Blue Tail Fly', "Doyono Interland", "Death & Transfigu
Went down to Scout Base tonite 04/26 Mon
04/27 Mon 04/27 Tue
04/28 Tue 04/28 Wed
04/29 Wed 04/29 Thu
04/30 Thu 04/30 Fri Today was Spring outing up at Turkey Flat. Jon told Miss R
05/01 Fri 05/01 Sat Windy & very cold - furrowed for water until I couldn't stand
05/02 Sat 05/02 Sun Went to Priest., S.S. - Played golf with Palmer - did lousy. -
05/03 Sun 05/03 Mon
05/04 Orch 05/04 Tue
Went to All Southern Band & Mon Concert in Pomona hoy. - Beeautiful Day for the beach !
05/05 Tue 05/05 Wed
Spanish club picnic today after school at Irvine 05/06 Thu
05/07 Thu 05/07 Fri
05/08 Fri 05/08 Sat
05/09 Sat 05/09 Sun
05/10 Sun 05/10 Mon
05/11 Mon 05/11 Tue
05/12 Tue 05/12 Wed Took 41 down to Harold Reeds. He's going to fix it up for $5
05/13 Wed 05/13 Thu
05/14 Thu 05/14 Fri Seniors taking trek to Cal. They've got $975.00. Gary B & I
05/15 Fri 05/15 Sat Just farted around all day. Won 50 cents off Monty tonite in
05/16 Sat 05/16 Sun Well, Dad, Tonite's baccalaureate at the church. Played gol
05/17 Sun 05/17 Mon
Every Sat now I work for Mr Sorecen in Tustin. Not too hard work. 50 cents per hour
05/18 Mon 05/18 Tue
05/19 Tue 05/19 Wed
05/20 Wed 05/20 Thu
Bought tickets for Prom $2.00 Marilyn had another picture taken of herself at Smart Stu on 4th St. They put her right out in fron
05/21 Fri Last Marilyn.
05/21 Thu _ I think will get a Orchid corsage for day of Hoed weeds in back. Worked at Mr. Finley's.
Went down & looked at CorsagesOnly had Ito go to school 1/2 day. Cultivated. school. Honor Assembly. Seniors leaving aon tr
from Fri Honor assembly time got pins for journalissm, dramatics, & & tried to get meto go on peso
I sure hope the check 05/22Mrs Maroon get here inhoy -05/22 Sat Mr. Hayne & Delmar cameband. I'm going to get unotrek - I
05/23 Sat over to Marilyn's I'm 05/23 Sun Left on to makea lot 4pm. fix up that car well enough to go
for going walk.
Worked for Mrs Hart noche. Wentcultivated all day -wentsurea shortto have Trek today atof $ toWent on "Yellow Fever" to Phoe
05/24 Got an orchid corsage for 05/24 Mon Staying at Decided hoy inwould try to at about 7:00. Mom to
Worked for Mr. Soresen hoy. Sun Helped Wayne sand his car at Ford garage. Hilltop Motel picked her up get straight "ones" nex
Marilyn. Went to Ragan's to eat. I I Monterey Park. Seen Red Skelton
05/25 Mon 05/25 Tue Slept till 11am. Went to LA good Wilson tennis racket Lon
Mom finally decided to go to Aunt Lorraine's hoy. We rode down Manchester to an auction. Got& shopped around. Went tofrom
05/26 Tue 05/26 Wed Went to Knott's Berry Farm <Thatcher Senior Trek. Gp>
05/27 Wed 05/27
Chopped cotton on lower 20 Thu Went to LA - shopped. Left about 7:00pm. Seen Mickey Sp
05/28 Thu 05/28 Fri
05/29 Fri 05/29 Sat
05/30 Sat 05/30 jalopy races - took me & Stevee. Reg got himself boots for jam
Sherald G. got free passes toSun
05/31 Sun Skipped conference - 05/31 Mon "Holy city" in MIA program - flubbed up. Tonite J.R told me
06/01 Mon 06/01 morn
Dick C & Geo. S. got me this Tue to haul again with them at Ft. Thom for Glen Howard
06/02 Tue Family night tonite on 06/02 WedPlayed football. Hauled grain & barley at Ft Thomas half day.
06/03 Wed 06/03 Thu Took right out
Hauled hay at Ft Thomas hoy. J.B. wasJoyce-this job ain't steady ! Got something in my eye -
06/04 Thu Eye a little bit swollen.06/04&Fri Took Joyce to Pima show "Great Diamond Robbery" with R
Dick George came early - I didn't go. Called Geo up later tonite - said
06/05 Fri 06/05 Sat Took out Joyce - Had a bad dance band tonite
Cultivated upper 17 - Blew alto & played drums for Cal Greer'stime - tsk ! Tsk ! at Layton w
06/06 Sat 06/06 Sun
Played at County Club tonite - $10 - not too good a crowd - irrigated my acre - didn't get any t
06/07 Sun 06/07 Mon Dick Ellis writes he has a with Joyce Olds '51. M. "Never
Attended Priest., SS, church & choir practice. Went to showcustom "88"R. & CarolSucky S.O.
06/08 Mon 06/08 & corner - getting water Wed. Went swimming at H.S. pool - To
Cultivated, furrowed lower 20Tue I'm struggling through W. Churchill's "Grand Alliance" World
06/09 Tue 06/09 Wed Remember Eddie Phillips ? He got married in Yuma in Feb.
Mutual - met in recreation hall - got water
06/10 Wed 06/10
Got Clarinet from Mr Randall.Thu Chopped cotton this morning. Hauled Hoope's hay with Del
06/11 Thu 06/11 Fri Hauled out irrigated my piece. Bought record player improv
Got ditch water this morn irrigated, furrowed, rest of hay for Hoopes - got $10. had 1st $49 att
06/12 Fri 06/12 Sat Chopped cotton for hrs - came up & worked on church da
Hauled grain of Enos Howard's - hauled alder's hay to3packing plant - Played at 1st harmony -
06/13 Sat 06/13 Sun Went to looked at & Ford conv at Nuttall's garage This is
Hauled rest of Howard's grain - more hay, Priest, SS41 church. Just laid all day - Man-! Only $
06/14 Sun 06/14 Mon
Got up in time for Sunday school - Hotter than a fresh sheep in a pepper patch ! - Loafed - ha
06/15 Mon 06/15 Tue
Hauled hay all day - Got clarinet book "H. Klose' "
06/16 Tue 06/16 Wed
Didn't go to work today - I'm too tired - Got more records - Got hood at Nuttall's - $5. had prog
06/17 Wed 06/17 Thu bales not too good. hired half-day. Cultivated for 3 hrs.
Hauled hay out of Grant Morris's -Lettie Busby called &Got offDennis cluff's band to play at rec
06/18 Thu 06/18 Fri After Friday nite dance letter from Anabelle - says Marilyn w
Hauling hay out of Rue Marshall's. good bales. Received at Safford John Rhodes, Farrel Hara
06/19 Fri 06/19 Sat Travelled Had Uncle night ate breakfast in Alpine. Talke
Hauled rest of hay - started on another field.all night last Hiram- Claridge's funeral today.Real g
06/20 Sat 06/20 Sun Caught 6 trout in stream in Apache reservation real pretty
Hauled Hay -Rue Marshall. We were all working hard to get off at noon - but - we -worked star
06/21 Sun Worked on engine all 06/21It Mon probably cost over $100. Cultivate my cotton this morning.
day - will Cultivated today. Took Sondra out - much fun. Went to Saff
06/22 Mon Took engine to G&W 06/22 Tue Thrashed & hauled A.H. Birdon'sput in. Glenn says took Son
to have sleeves taken out - rebored, pistons wheat. Made $8. I can rel
06/23 Tue Had to bore block out 06/23 Wed Cut weeds along edges of field with tonite. I'm the & Sondra
.030 over Merc. Seperated & dvided Jr. M-men mower. John new pres
06/24 Wed 06/24 Thu Took car up to Hildreth's - They didn't get at it. Plowed past
06/25 Thu bucks Fri Had MIA wonder it's worth it.
Engine costing me 8906/25 ! Sometimes I dance atifPima - real nice - took Sondra home…. S
06/26 Fri 06/26 Sat Didn't get to come & get today -this is really the rocks !
Found crack in block (cylinder). Whitey had many hours in it. Played up at Solomon tonite. Th
06/27 Sat 06/27 charge me Sunday this time. Played at Country club. meeting.
Went up & got "Whitey" didn'tSun Went toanything School -got to give talk in cottage Cultivate
06/28 Sun day - Mon Went to court - on probation for 4 months - have to get with
Worked on engine all 06/28Went to choir & fireside. Jay Roseberry spoke. Went bowling in at
06/29 Mon day - Tue Went to cooler for my dance with working at Drugs now - N
Worked on engine all 06/29trying to rig up mutual- Had aroom. RAW Pima - all of about 13 bo
06/30 Tue 06/30 Put valves in finally. Went to MIA dics with shanks & week. Go
to date eng cost me $113.03.Wed Finished cultivatinf - replaced noche - dance next sweeps. F
07/01 Wed 07/01 Thu
07/02 Thu 07/02 Fri
07/03 Fri 07/03 Sat
07/04 Sat 07/04 ? Gp> noche - some fun
Played at C.C. <Contry Club Sun
07/05 Sun 07/05 helped Glenn with jalop -got 5th in mina - $15. not bad. I painted
Went to jalopy races noche - Mon
07/06 Mon Finally got engine in car07/06 Tue
07/07 Tue 07/07 Wed
Went to mutual - elected chacellor - Jr M-men - Dance tonite - to records
07/08 Wed 07/08 Thu
Got car running - sounds good !!
07/09 Thu 07/09 Fri
Getting car new seat covers made for $40 next week. Asked Joyce for date - too busy.
07/10 Fri 07/10 Sat
Irrigated piece on ranch. Thad came by at noon. Hauled hay at Omred Smith's - by hand.
07/11 Sat 07/11 Homer Smith - Enos Howard's loader broke - thowring on by ha
Started hauling at 6:00AM forSun
07/12 Sun 07/12 Mon
Went up to S& G's got radiator fixed. Glen came by early hauling hay at Hoopes's - today ! Su
07/13 Mon 07/13 he Irrigated tonite with unusually large stream to records. Mad
Waited till 7:30 for Glenn but Tuenever showed so I went to Safford - listened till 8:30 - Dad irr
07/14 Tue 07/14 Wed Sondra left for Calif today. sure to mutual learned jitterbu
Cultivated 3 hrs - morning - too wet. Mom left today at 8am. It Went is going to -be lonely. I gue
07/15 Wed 07/15 Thu Finished painting windows. Messed around - Reg leaving o
07/16 Thu 07/16 Fri Made real neat trade today ! Swapped my 36 eng & trans, b
07/17 Fri 07/17 Sat Worked all day on engine. I don't know
Don Holman was killed in a car crash at Laguna. Played at Layton Ward. where I'll get me som
07/18 Sat 07/18 Sun out window rings & loosened rods, pulled oil pump, flywhee
Primered hood & sanded it - took Worked on engine -sanded dash. Played at County Club - th
07/19 Sun 07/19 Mon Finally got thru to Sondra 30-30 for carbine or gling
Cultivated. Had Fireside at Pima. Trying to trade bolt action - Guess what - she's 308 steady
07/20 Mon 07/20 Tue Hauled Berrill to 1:00 till seat covers $40 ! Got letter from A
Cultivated, hoed - Took car up to George hay from get new 6 - got $4. had dance band practis
07/21 Tue Cultivated, hoed - Got07/21 Wed seat for Phoenix. Seen sharp !! -No mutual - Talked- with Cled
car back - Left covers lreally look Sondra prettier than ever almost
07/22 Wed 07/22 Thu Seen Bally Rogers today. I've got its okay.
Irrigated morn. Started hauling hay with G. R. Phillips this afternoon -sunburn & he thinks he c
07/23 Thu 07/23 Fri - H trucks part of good !! Phillips Brute, & Murray went out
Hauled hay out of Farrel Layton's Cultivated - pretty day. Farrel, me,sure is better boss than H
07/24 Fri 07/24 Sat
Started on Rue Mrchall field in Bryce. Played at dance at open air dance floor across from sw
07/25 Sat 07/25 Sun
Hauled most of rue Marshall hay - got off early - made $28. Played at Country Club
07/26 Sun 07/26 Mon
went to Sun School. Wayne went back to Yuma.
07/27 Mon 07/27
Hauled hay - Jim Whitmers Tue
07/28 Tue 07/28 Wed
Had an Mmen & Gleaner swim party - later went bowling. Got 124 - 128 - poor ! Painted dash
07/29 Wed Bought baritone uke - 07/29 Thu - mellowquite a bit now - it's hard to find time to cultivate
real swell ! Raining
07/30 Thu It's been drizzling now07/30 Friweek. Ground is cultivated wet- to cultivate. Thnk I'll leave for
& then all Pretty wet but I really too 20 had to pick cultivator up a lot
07/31 Fri 07/31 - this is wet to cultivate again - Went down & helped Dad hoe J
Cultivated - put discs back onSat Too last time.
08/01 Sat 08/01 weeds on my own piece. It sure Campbell finally got up & bore
Played at Country club. HoedSun Went to Priesthood, church. needs water.
08/02 Sun upper Mon
Hoed lower end of my08/02 piece. Went to church. Went bowling with Mac & Glenn. Later w
08/03 Mon 08/03 Tue
cultivating lower ranch for last time. Some spots cotton comes clear up to top of wheels. Toni
08/04 Tue 08/04 Wed
cultivated - got bogged on lower 20 at flume outlet. Stuck clear up to axles. Had family night a
08/05 Wed 08/05 Thu
worked car till late. Forgot about lesson.
08/06 Thu 08/06 Fri
08/07 Fri 08/07 Sat
Went to dance at Pima with Wayne - Met Myrna Spritzer - pretty nice.
08/08 Sat Played at Country Club.08/08 Sun
08/09 Sun 08/09 fireside at Steve's house B?? Palmer talked. Afterwards took Se
Went to Sunday School. Had Mon
08/10 Mon 1/2 of Tue Ben Elmer is going to Calif Oct 9th - think me & B??? will
Painted back porch or08/10 it. Got record album - dancing with XavierI Cugat. Had FarrellAt m
08/11 Tue 08/11 Wed
Had blackout at MIA. Afterwards Wayne & I took alice & Carol Blan home(in a round about w
08/12 Wed 08/12 Thu
Took clarinet lesson tonite. Worked on fenders & rear deck of car.
08/13 Thu 08/13 Fri
My lower 3 corner piece has really got a lot of wees - I hoed a little
08/14 Fri 08/14 Sat
chopped cotton. Played at Safford tonite.
08/15 Sat 08/15 Sun Took last time. Here to made a cake to commemorate th
Hoed cotton - played at County Club forJoyce ??? Maurice Hot Springs - it was closed but we o
08/16 Sun 08/16 Mon Had Priesthood. Leaving for Cal Wed morn
Cleaned car - put in front mat. Went tojob with a guy from Allied moving vans - Helping move
08/17 Mon 08/17 Tue
08/18 Tue 08/18 Wed Got job with J.C. Penney's. It's only part time & it'll help a lo
Sang in a quartet tonight in MIA Leonard primered car.
08/19 Wed 08/19 Thu
Left for Cal 3:00AM. Mac & his cousin Eddie Phillips went with me. Got there about 5:00PM
08/20 Thu 08/20 Dad
During stay at Cal - stayed at Fri Secrests 2 nights - then one at the Willowick Golf course. T
08/21 Fri 08/21
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Sat
08/22 Sat 08/22
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Sun Worked late at store <JC Penney. Gp>. Had to break date w
08/23 Sun 08/23
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Mon Dear Diary ! Dadio are we going ! Band's going to play at C
08/24 Mon 08/24
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Tue
08/25 Tue 08/25
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Wed
08/26 Wed 08/26
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Thu
08/27 Thu 08/27 Pop
< In Cal -see 8-20 entry. Gp>Fri Porter had bad car wreck while I was away.
08/28 Fri 08/28 Sat
Arrived here at about 2:30PM. Slept last nite somewhere between Yuma & Tucson. Went up
08/29 Sat 08/29 Sun
08/30 Sun 08/30 Mon
08/31 Mon Moved in desk for me08/31 Tue This is shaping into a pretty fair room
to study on.
09/01 Tue day. Wed Worked at Penney's Left for Globe about 7:30 or 8:00. Stay
1st day of school - 1/209/01I was elected Vice-Pres of Boy's Club
09/02 Wed Band isn't bad. I kinda09/02 Thu Got room at Regency on W Van Buren. Bought some denim
like Mr. Shumway. Wrote up story on Faculty for Guardian. I sure hope
09/03 Thu 09/03 Fri Went Test Mezona. We were supposed to have date with
Had class meeting. I'm goint to start Oldout to in the morning - 7:45. Defeated Reg in Canasta
09/04 Fri Started Seminary 09/04 Sat Checked into the Adams today - only a few doors from the C
09/05 Sat open Sun the bottom of - then Had home. Mis is going to live at 241
Cotton Bolls breaking 09/05along Went bowling stalks. camepriesthood party (steak) - sure wa
09/06 Sun 09/06 round
Went to Prieshood, SS, did aMon picking morning glories. Went over & seen Pop Porter.
09/07 Mon 09/07 Tue Today all Frosh met in gym & took tests ! Sseems sto be a
09/08 Tue 09/08 Wed More tests - they're not wearing me out very much.
09/09 Wed 09/09 Thu Today seen the last of the exams with a Kuber test. I got th
09/10 Thu 09/10 Fri
09/11 Fri 09/11 Sat
09/12 Sat 09/12 at stadium. EAJC got tromped by NM. Took Seisel home
Tonite played for EAJC band Sun
09/13 Sun 09/13 Mon
09/14 Mon 09/14 Tue
In skit tonite at mutual. - corny
09/15 Tue 09/15 Wed
09/16 Wed 09/16 Thu
09/17 Thu 09/17 Fri
09/18 Fri Thatcher got scalped 09/18 Sattonite - 28 -7 . Band was pretty good. I had to play tenor
09/19 Sat me to Sun
Chris Jean Lee asked09/19 Girl's Dance - I took her to see Tex Tyler J.C. beat E.A. 42-7. W
09/20 Sun 09/20 Mon
Went to Priesthood, SS. Hunted in afternoon
09/21 Mon 09/21 Tue
Made plans for initiation of freshman. Going to have "German Band" practise tomorrow at noo
09/22 Tue 09/22 Wed
09/23 Wed 09/23 Thu
09/24 Thu One Thur nite in Sept.09/24 Fri Guittean, Larry Allred & Gary Curtis took some girls up to H
09/25 Fri 09/25 Sat
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10/04 Sun 10/04 Mon
10/05 Mon Porter Tue
Nothing special - Pop 10/05 gave me $5 - Mom & Dad bought my senior ring for me.
10/06 Tue 10/06 Wed
10/07 Wed 10/07 Thu
10/08 Thu 10/08 Fri
10/09 Fri 10/09 Sat
Tonite was girls dance - "Moonlight & Roses". Chris Jean Lee took me - she looks pretty good
10/10 Sat 10/10 Sun
10/11 Sun 10/11 Mon
10/12 Mon 10/12 Tue
10/13 Tue 10/13 Wed
10/14 Wed 10/14 Thu
10/15 Thu 10/15 Fri
Received letter from Wayne in Provo - he likes BYU. He sent me for my birthday - Lyn Hope &
10/16 Fri I've tried out for Lead 10/16 Satbody play "Girl in the Rain" - the girl that is supose to play op
10/17 Sat 10/17 Sun
Sorry to be so late - but - ya know me (?) Bult fence - band played at fair - Got tooth filled by D
10/18 Sun 10/18 Mon
Today ordained to rank of Priest in Priesthood. Too tired to go to church. Pop Porter bought D
10/19 Mon 10/19 Tue
Mr Taylor told me I got the Lead in Student Body Play "Girl in the Rain". Received today from
10/20 Tue Didn't go to MIA. Had 10/20 Wed page for paper.
to work on
10/21 Wed 10/21 Thu
Dad bougt new Winchester 308 rifle - really neat ! We're going deer hunting this Fri
10/22 Thu 10/22 Fri
10/23 Fri Today Dad & I got up 10/23 Sat! & went up on the other side of Mt Graham to hunt deer. We
10/24 Sat 10/24 Sun
Played & lost to Miami. Had lots of fun going over & coming back.
10/25 Sun 10/25 Mon
10/26 Mon 10/26 Tue
10/27 Tue 10/27 Wed
10/28 Wed 10/28 Thu
Had Halloween Party in Scout ??? - seminary - Lots of fun. I'm editor of Eagle this week.
10/29 Thu 10/29 Fri Tonite played for after school dance at Safford Bisbee beat
10/30 Fri 10/30 Sat I certainly hope that Ben & Farrel will change along with me
10/31 Sat Day at Sun Well, today & Tonite someone let the air out of my tires & s
Today went to Senior 10/31 Uof A. Lots of fun. tonite was quite a nite. Farrel, Ben, Tom Rex,
11/01 Sun 11/01 Mon
Took Joyce Randall to show - she's ok - ? Wished icould get rid of this cold.
11/02 Mon 11/02 Tue
11/03 Tue 11/03 Wed
11/04 Wed 11/04 Thu
Wrote letter to Sara Jane
11/05 Thu School was out today 11/05 Fri teachers conf in Tucson tomorrow. Gary Curtis, Larry Allred
11/06 Fri 11/06 Aravaipa Canyojn at a place called - . Gary shot a pig - I shot a d
No school - We hunted up in Sat
11/07 Sat 11/07 Sun
Broke two front springs on truck yesterday - fine - I I ??? Today trying to relace them
11/08 Sun but J. Mon
Planned to fo to show11/08 had to tend kids
11/09 Mon 11/09 Tue
11/10 Tue 11/10 Wed
Road Show went down to Miami & Globe
11/11 Wed 11/11 Thu
11/12 Thu Finally got springs on 11/12 Fri
11/13 Fri 11/13 Sat
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11/24 Tue 11/24 Wed
11/25 Wed 11/25 Thu Today was Thanksgiving & Safford scabbed Thatcher 39-0
11/26 Thu 11/26 Fri
11/27 Fri 11/27 Sat
11/28 Sat Tonite I had more fun 11/28 Sun for quite a while. I think I got drunk - A little too drunk but
than I've had
11/29 Sun 11/29 Mon Had test in Bus. Ad. Worked at Penney's tonite - ???? Toys
11/30 Mon 11/30 Tue
12/01 Tue 12/01 Wed
12/02 Wed 12/02 Thu
Tonite gave "Girl In The Rain" - pretty good. Took Billie Adams home - she's sure a nice little
12/03 Thu 12/03 Fri
Tonite was the final performance of "The Girl In the Rain" - full house too ! Everbody said it w
12/04 Fri 12/04 Sat
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12/21 Mon 12/21 Tue
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12/24 Thu 12/24
Seen "Crimson Pirate" at Gila. Gave free Dodge to O??l Craig. Fri
12/25 Sat Kay lay mouthpiece for clar. & good crazy Also blue suit. T
Went to Xmas dance 12/25 Fri Did pretty good - got suede jacket, #4 came home - had a pretty a newxmas. baby Sondra cam
at Safford ward with Steve.
12/26 Sat 12/26 Sun
Picked cotton. Got datee show - 12/27 Mon nite. Punchin bag hasn't come yet.
Sent purse to Marilyn.12/27 Sun Took Joyce to with RAW Monday going to happen……
12/28 at 12/28 Tue
Picked 78 lbs. Went to danceMonBPO Elks with Steve. Not too good. Went to Midnite - seen "Big Jim McClain"
Gherald came down. Can't figure RAW out. 12/29 Wed Went to Phoenix over New Years. Benny went over with me
Took RAW out to red 12/30 Wed
nose 12/30 Thu <see 2-29 entry>
12/31 Thu 12/31 Fri <see 2-29 entry>
Left at 10:00 for Phoenix Tempe College sponsored dance for Bands at Tempe - Phyllis Allen & I went to "The Robe" - very goo
y lip is all bunged up from that bassketball game the other night. Linda looked good.
- afterwards went up to cemetary- aha ! But is was all sad - & bad.
up on Mt with Joyce - little bit of snow down pretty low.
et with Mr Martin - it was really fun - we really went crazy.
n came to Safford
school - helped me with 'Concerto'. He said he'd sure like to have me for concert season. If I can convince Mr. Randall maybe ….
nning - runs good.
an with a Horn" - its really good. Folks went out to Gerald Foote's ranch.
land band tonite a banquet. Later went to show - somebody stole my skirts - wouldn’t that frost ya !! - Trying to convice Mr. Randall into lettin
rd Larson, Leisek C. and I are going up to Tempe Sat. to the Woodland clinic. Started the 32 up today & dropped the second gear. See M. a
from Marilyn !. Broke Reg's pony in this afternoon - also talked to Mr Martin about J.C. land??? On the 22nd. He's got to talk to Mr Gri??? A
tour - Went down to Ft Thomas & back up to Safford - band did pretty lousy. Received book from Book of the month club - Winston Churchi
Pima today didn't do too good. Martin chewed me up for somebody else's mistake. Es la vida !
ving our street - it's pretty good too. Took Joyce to "Ruby Gentry". EAJC band and choir went to Globe & Miami today - band did pretty good
ov't & Bookkeeping - but what the heck. I haven't got a chance of making any honors.
Blowing pretty bad - read "Crime & Punishment" most of time. Finally got payment on 41 - I only owe about 10 more dollars. Man - times are
S and got a 41 Ford block from Glenn for free ! Joyce nearly scared me <to death gp> tonight ! Started "Caine Mutiny" in church today. Move
o record for radio tomorrow Seisel C, Jacque Daley, Richard Ray & myself. I see Archie Shaw has got a good album of 45's out. Lee Merrit g
church. She's pretty mad at me asking Janelle to the Junior Prom. Sala car stalled in middle of river. Had to phone Randall & come get us. U
ay - it's sure gonna be rough. Borrowed Otto's tractor & started marking today on lower 20 - we're starting kind of late
"Dancing in the Dark". Good dance. Afterwards went to Shorty's talked to Joyce in Drugs - she said she couldn't get herself to tell this kid of
etty good. He's got his suicide all hooked up
Worked on '32 - tore off rear fenders, bumper, deck lid, gas tank. Cleaned it all out. Got lowering shackles for front end of 41 from Lee.
d - Am reading winston churchill's "the Gathering Storm" - World War II - good. Had first practice of "A is for Apple" tonite.
quet tonite. Carol K. Blessing found eyeball in tomato juice
e. - Finished Churchill's "Their Finest Hour"
to Priesthood - Plowed from 6 to 2 am for Uncle Otto.
etty good - David stubled carrying Phyllis out - brought a good laugh. Took Seisel Cluff home afterwards - not bad ?1 Almost got stuck in rive
for Apple" - it was a big success - at least, that is what everyone says. Gave Haynie some ice cream for being a fine director. German band
r a job for summer. Dick, Steve & Sherald went also. Car did okay on way over. Didn't signup for any jobs - the coach sure shafted us. Left in
e busted - sprayed all the oil out of the car - burned out a rod bearing - really loused up my car. Replaced oil line & rest of guys left me. Bill S
s this morning
Turkey Flat. Jon told Miss Rogers it was at Stockton Pass & she went clear out there ! Hah !! But we really had fun anyway. Played softball,
or water until I couldn't stand it any more
olf with Palmer - did lousy. - 57. Took a girl from Safford - Vivian Nubur - to Drive inn
. He's going to fix it up for $50.00 - so he says.
y've got $975.00. Gary B & I ain'tt going - So much the better. Cultivated tonite. Cotton is sure coming up good. Played Dixie-land solo in Girl
n 50 cents off Monty tonite in Pool
ate at the church. Played golf with Monty at 2:00pm - Lousy game. Going to give scripture reading tonite. Listening to Glen Miller's "String of
mbly. Seniors leaving aon trek Mon. I'm not going <trek to California. Gp>
ied to get meto go on trek - I guess I will. Got a shirt & socks from Lorraine & Mrs. Johnston.
nt on "Yellow Fever" to Phoenix & from there to Cal on Greyhound. Bus driver named Bill - rode all nite.
erey Park. Seen Red Skelton Show & toured CBS. This evening went to Ice Capades.
hopped around. Went to Long Beach Pike - Had fun tonite.
hatcher Senior Trek. Gp>
out 7:00pm. Seen Mickey Spillane's "The Long Wait" - pretty good - spent all my money. <Thatcher Senior Trek. Gp>
at Diamond Robbery" with Red Skelton.
me - tsk ! Tsk !
m "88" Olds '51. Sucky S.O.B.
chill's "Grand Alliance" World War II - no 3.
got married in Yuma in Feb. Sounds kinda funny (?)
Hauled Hoope's hay with Delmar, Mack McBride, & Jerry Hoopes
pes - got $10. had 1st improvising lesson with Mr Martin. Worked mostly on piano with chords.
e up & worked on harmony - chords, improvising, etc.
ust laid all day - Man ! This is it ! No Studies ! The McCarthy vs the Army hearings are going strong.
nnis cluff's band to play at reception on 23rd
rd John Rhodes, Farrel Haralson, Garth Hildreth, Danny Johns & I set out for Big Lake via the Coronado Trail. I met the sweetest girl tonite.
e breakfast in Alpine. Real good looking waitress. Went fishing but I didn't have a fishing permit. Went to Show Low to see John's aunt. Stay
ache reservation - real pretty country - I can't wait until I get home to take our Sondra. Got home about 8:00 but Sondra was gone. - practised
out - much fun. Went to Safford cemetery.
's wheat. Made $8. took Sondra to show after MIA. Made date for Thur
with mower. John & Sondra are going up on Mt for dinner with folks -asked me to go. Played at Savar Calvin's reception in Pima - made $4.
y didn't get at it. Plowed pasture & piece beside house. Talked to guy about painting car - lacquer.
nice - took Sondra home…. Slowly. I'm falling ….. With you.
-this is really the rocks !
give talk in cottage meeting. Took Sondra golfing (?) - later went to show "Hell & High Water".
r 4 months - have to get in at 11 O'clock !! Took Sondra swimming at Hot Springs. Stayed out till 12pm
with Pima - all of about 13 boys there - about 40 girls ! Sondra & I rode around - met mother.
ics with shanks & sweeps. First good rain today.
arge stream till 8:30 - Dad irrigated all nite. Sondra says she will try to get folks to take vac here.
e is going to be lonely. I guess I kinda like her. Took out windows of my room & painted them.
ssed around - Reg leaving on trek up Ash creek tomorrow. I'd like to get a set of barbells. Man - it is lonely. I can't wait to get over to Phoenix
wapped my 36 eng & trans, battery, radiator & "B" engine for 48 Ford engine - perfect !
n't know where I'll get me some hydraulic brakes & late trans but they'll turn up (I hope !). Got letter from Sondra - she's starting me pair of ca
ods, pulled oil pump, flywheel & crank. Went up to Cork & loaded old seeder (& I mean old !!) - Dad thinks he's going to make a good one ou
ess what - she's gling steady !! "You can come & see me but I can't go on a date with you " - HAH !! I'm suppose to haul Hoopes' hay tomorro
t $4. had dance band practise - Rex Holgerson is playing trumpet now - pretty good.
- prettier than ever - almost didn't get a date. Showed me a great time. I think she's sorry for all that she said but I'm going to tag along anyw
got sunburn & he thinks he can cure it within ????. I have to put a cream on my face. How 'bout that ?
me, Brute, & Murray went out to Denton's - to drive in - Staying with Farrel tomorrow night - going to have a ball ! - met Mary Hart tonite - not b
rd to find time to cultivate
had to pick cultivator up a lot. Had dance band practice tonite - Rex has bought some pretty good books for the trumpet & pian - we're workin
nt down & helped Dad hoe Johnson grass. Mary broke date with me tonite because she had to take ???. Farrel & I went to show & then out
ampbell finally got up & bore testimony. Didn't have practice tonite. Mom says she'll try to get a piano for sure tomorrow & put it in my room. M
9th - I think me & Farrell will go with him.
prings - it was closed but we had fun anyway - afterward - Hah !!!
moving vans - Helping move stuff. His name's Pee wee
only part time & it'll help a lot during school. There's a lot a room for promotion too.
ey. Gp>. Had to break date with Sandra M. Wayne got back from BYU. Looks ok
g ! Band's going to play at Club Gila Sat nite - for nothin - but it's still a job - going to Duncan tomorrow to help Peewee with some more load
obe about 7:30 or 8:00. Stayed in Globe with Ben's sister.
n Buren. Bought some denims & a pink shirt. Ate at the "Flame" met Mis Converse & Diana ? They're sating here with Mis' father Ed Conver
supposed to have date with Ms & Diane but her Dad said "no !".
- only a few doors from the Convere's - Went out & had big ball tonite - Had flat in front of the Adams. Mis & I walked around - couldn't find a
e. Mis is going to live at 2415 Ocean View in LA. Also 172 N Sunset Place - Mon.
ook tests ! Sseems sto be a faily good bunch of guys. There seem to be a few halfway decent gals also. Tonite we had band practice at the C
g me out very much.
ms with a Kuber test. I got the usual - high persuasion, music, & clerical. Tonite they had a party up at Hot Springs - not too hot. Met a "Sherr
ance at Safford Bisbee beat… Had a little trouble with Monty. Seen Joyce afterwards - gave her my ring. It's been a long time since I went st
el will change along with me. I know that if I keep going with Joyce, I have a good chance of staying out of trouble.
a nite. Farrel, Ben, Tom Rex, Jerry, Laryy, and I had a qt apiece & we were caught with it __ I guess you know what that means - especially o
ford scabbed Thatcher 39-0 - gag ! It was really pitifull. Played at dance at Safford Ward - the music notes were a little blurry (???) Hah !
Penney's tonite - ???? Toys - Picked Joyce up after Mes?? Practice - went to Drive-In. Had her pretty pissed off tonite - she almost gave ba
good xmas. Also Sondra came over with parents. I played at the Xmas danceat Layton & then took Sondra to Country Manor - Love that girl
ars. Benny went over with me, we met Farrel & Jerry - got room at Hotel Ludro. Met Paul Song & Ernie Thompson from Globe. John R & Pat
nce Mr. Randall maybe ….
ying to convice Mr. Randall into letting me go on EAJC concert tour.
dropped the second gear. See M. and I found a real swell 41 merc with 2-59A blocks - $60 - pero no dinero
22nd. He's got to talk to Mr Gri??? And see if I can go. Thatcher beat Safford Wed 61-54 - good game. I tried to get Myron Spritzer for tomo
of the month club - Winston Churchills' WWII. Also some books from Literary Club. Also "Crime & Punishment"
& Miami today - band did pretty good. Got pretty far in "Crime & Punishment". It's surprisingly good !
out 10 more dollars. Man - times are sure getting rough !!
"Caine Mutiny" in church today. Moved '32 over to shed at corral - It will make a pretty nice work (?)shop. ASC sun Devil band is giving a con
good album of 45's out. Lee Merrit got Glenn to almost finish his "suicide" front end on his rod.
d to phone Randall & come get us. Used tractor to pull it out.
ng kind of late
e couldn't get herself to tell this kid off - looks like she's ofound herselft another Carey Allen. I think our romance is over (pardon my tears) - I
s for front end of 41 from Lee.
for Apple" tonite.
- not bad ?1 Almost got stuck in river again. Taylor giving us a semester test tomorrow.
r being a fine director. German band is pratising a rebout at the amatuer night. Going to practise skit "Be Keerful, Jim" for assembly at EA to
bs - the coach sure shafted us. Left in the evening & got just out of Phoenix someplace & pulld off to the side to sleep. Lost caddie hub cap th
d oil line & rest of guys left me. Bill Stillwell found one hitch hiking so we took the car up to his friend's place & replaced the bearing - This ha
ally had fun anyway. Played softball, volleyball & horseshoes. Was going to have Cloene C., Leisel, me and Alberta Shurtz play Ukeleles & si
p good. Played Dixie-land solo in Girl's Club assembly today.
. Listening to Glen Miller's "String of Pearls" ahora - real gone. Seen the picture - also real gone. A guy by the name of Gordon Smitty came
or Trek. Gp>
o Trail. I met the sweetest girl tonite. She's from Phoenix & I've seen her around before but I didn't know who she was. Her name is Sondra F
o Show Low to see John's aunt. Stayed in park.
:00 but Sondra was gone. - practised sax music for dance band.
Calvin's reception in Pima - made $4. going to get hood fixed right up at Hildreths.
ely. I can't wait to get over to Phoenix to see Sondra. She said she'd make me a pair of cargles.
Sondra - she's starting me pair of cargyles. Wrote that I'll be there Monday.
ks he's going to make a good one out of it (Hah!). Going to haul Hoopes' hay Tues - tried to call sondra - couldn't.
suppose to haul Hoopes' hay tomorrow so I'll get there Monday.
said but I'm going to tag along anyway.
a ball ! - met Mary Hart tonite - not bad.
for the trumpet & pian - we're working on them. Ben doesn't find time to practice.
?. Farrel & I went to show & then out to San Jose' to the mexican dance - real neat ! Finally finished my wallet - but I made a few mistakes in
sure tomorrow & put it in my room. Manana us delinquents have to report for probation.
o help Peewee with some more loading & what have you - Have got a date with RAW tomorrow nite - Hot dog ! W. R. <Wayne Randall. gp>
ating here with Mis' father Ed Converse - part owner of Bonanza airlines. She's really cute. Went out to -. We also seen the "Cain Mutiny" at t
Mis & I walked around - couldn't find anything to do.
Tonite we had band practice at the Club Gila. Rex is going out for football so that will give us a good excuse to drop him & get Monty. He wa
ot Springs - not too hot. Met a "Sherry", from Wilcox. Registered today& got my books. - cost $73 !! Acct. Principles - English. - Zoo - Intro to
. It's been a long time since I went steady - - Hope it works out.
know what that means - especially on Halloween. I sure hope that the man upstairs helps me to reform…. I've sure caused my folks a lot of
es were a little blurry (???) Hah !
issed off tonite - she almost gave back ring - it's immaterial though. Sondra is supposed to be here for Xmas - hope I can take her out. They
dra to Country Manor - Love that girl !! Tonite John R called up - double dated to show. Also Wayne came home over Xmas holidayss; we're
hompson from Globe. John R & Pat came over with Brute & Tamy Bell. I took Sondra to Mezona - Lotsa fun. Also took her to Cinema Park &
I tried to get Myron Spritzer for tomorrow - she wasn't home. Going to work on ditch tomorrow - pretty good - eh ? 6 -8 hrs. Well - money's m
. ASC sun Devil band is giving a concert on the 12th - sure hope I can go - they're featuring Rafael Mendez on trumpet.
omance is over (pardon my tears) - I got lead in Senior Play " A is for Apple" Archie's my name !! 254 lines.
e Keerful, Jim" for assembly at EA tomorrwo. Also going to play solo. Also began practising the clarinet ensemble for the college opperetta t
side to sleep. Lost caddie hub cap this morning on bumpy road just out of Gila Bend.
lace & replaced the bearing - This has been the worst Easter I've ever had. My engine is really shot. I going to try to fix it up & trade it in.
and Alberta Shurtz play Ukeleles & sing in amateur show but Leisel had to leave at the last min. - ( leave it to Seisel !!) I finally went on with "
by the name of Gordon Smitty came to see me last week about starting a band up at Safford. I guess the Yuma trip is off. Steve, Jerry, & Lar
who she was. Her name is Sondra Fredrickson. Dad ! Is she a beaut !! John R & I took her & two girl friends home.
wallet - but I made a few mistakes in lacing.
ot dog ! W. R. <Wayne Randall. gp> trying to get me to go to BYU. I'd sure like to. Not because Sondra's going there or anything (?) - Hah !
. We also seen the "Cain Mutiny" at the Palm's - very good.
cuse to drop him & get Monty. He was doing pretty good though.
. Principles - English. - Zoo - Intro to Business - Band - Harmony - Golf - & (believe it or not) piano lesson from Mr Childs - new instructor.
…. I've sure caused my folks a lot of worry.
Xmas - hope I can take her out. They're leading in another load up at Goodmans' Gonna trade more when they're through -
me home over Xmas holidayss; we're going to go away together this summer. Hope Sondra will break up - said she would !??
a fun. Also took her to Cinema Park & seen D Martin & Lewis in "3 Ring Circus". Sondra says she will try to come over at semester vacation.
ood - eh ? 6 -8 hrs. Well - money's money. Dropped second gear out of the 32 the other day. Somebody also stole my skits off my car while a
dez on trumpet.
ensemble for the college opperetta this Mon.
oing to try to fix it up & trade it in.
it to Seisel !!) I finally went on with "Hot Rod Race". Miss rogers, on way down from Mt. almost ran into Jon Bryce in his cool custom & really
e Yuma trip is off. Steve, Jerry, & Larry are going on the trek to Calif.
s going there or anything (?) - Hah !
n from Mr Childs - new instructor.
en they're through -
p - said she would !??
to come over at semester vacation. - Love that girl !!! After we got Pat off on the bus for Flagg. It sure was a nice ride home - justs me & Jo
also stole my skits off my car while at the Gila - darn !
Jon Bryce in his cool custom & really go a scare!! - Hah ! Tonite was OK Stomp - not too hot - but we made a little money. Sarge M & I picke
was a nice ride home - justs me & John. It was raining from Superior on in - real nice. Took Joyce out Tuesday Jan 4th. Says she doesn't wan
ade a little money. Sarge M & I picked up some girls _ Later picked up Monty.
esday Jan 4th. Says she doesn't want to go with me any more - soh ! that REALLY breaks my uno what.
BOLD = entered in my palm as a yearly reminder
Dad at scouts at the church Wednesday 1/17/51; Have given up Basketball after school. Got suede jacket
today. Learned signaling in scouts tonight. Me & Ann's <Anabelle ? Gp> aniversary (8 mos).
Got paper route 1-26-51; Got 95% in Alg test. Got route with Register. Route C8
1-26-53; Rehearsed play at church <Thatcher>
2-2-52; Went up to church with David Benson to practice for manana noche < they were practising for a first aid
demo. The next night they got back too late from swimming with their girlfriends to make it to the church !>
2-4-51; At movies at State; "Dick showed up and said he had found a hidden lake or something. We went to the
State and seen "International Burlesques". Virgin Man."
Saturday 2-6-54; Following note made the Thursday before "Mr Martin, Mr Shumway, Richard Larson, Leisek C.
and I are going up to Tempe Sat. to the Woodland clinic. Started the 32 up today" No followup entry to verify if
Wed 2-6-52 Dad at Sea Scout meeting; Marilyn and su madre brought me (from school) home tonite. Went to
Whittier to get new boat with Barney. Dad bought me new pen tonite - Parker "21". Had special meeting of sea
Fri 2-9-51; Broke into Willard tonight. Later typed in Mr Finley's office. Studying constitution in Social Studies.
Sat 2-9-52; Dad at Sea Scout Base; Went up to S.S. Base and worked on boat sol. Brought home port holes.
Went over to Barnett's shop noche. Sanded down scooter. Going to pant "Butterfly Blue". Thunder & rain
Sun 2-11-51; Dad in boat at Newport; Dick came over. We went to Newport and rented boat with my outboard
motor. Later went to show. Seen Humphrey Bogart in "The Enforcer". Later went to Hall's drive in.
2-12-52; Dad at Sea Scout Base; Got up at 11:30. Sanded down scooter and put primer on over at
Barnett's. Went down to S.S. Base tonite to look at boat with Sea Scouts. Byron Todd is a new Sea Scout
Wed 2-14-51; Dad at scouts at church; Went to Scout's. Put of paramine in mutual. Gordan was a girl. Funny
Brent and Jimmy Steffan came tonight. Play games and had fun.
Sat 2-17-51; Dad bought Levi's at Vandermasts; Tore suede jacket again. Been going with Anabelle 3 mos. Went
to town and bought new shoes at Eureka. Charged Levi's at Vandermasts and ended charge order on jacket.
Sun 2-17-52; Dad sang in church choir, folks talked about buying house on 3rd st; Marylin (spelled wrong) called
up - said she went horse back riding. Just my luck ! Sang (?) in choir today. Folks talked about buying house on
Sun 3-2-52; Dad sailing; After Sunday school Ray Durham & Judy Pemberton, Bryon Todd & Joan Fife, Marilyn &
I took out boat at SS Base. Wow ! Sure had a lot of fun. Lots of wind.
Tue 3-4-52; Dad at SS Base getting new uniform; Tonite scouts went down to base & got 6 uniforms. Pretty nifty !
Tue 3-22-52; Dad at Vandermasts; Picked up gray flannels I charged at Vandermasts Fri. Real Georgla pero
Fri 3-21-52; Date with Marilyn at West Coast theatre; "Took Marilyn to the West Coast - seen "Viva Zapata!"
tonite I accidentally broke up with her. Today I heard from Anabelle that Dick E was in town.
Fri 3-23-51; Dad at Balboa; Went to Register and got paid $14.00. Went to Bal <Balboa gp> seen the neatest
things. Got bike from Mr. Post. He lined front wheel up.
Sun 4-1-51; Dad got motor scooter; "Put April Fool on Finley's office. Told dad long distance was calling up. Got
'47 motor scooter tonite. Dick came down.
Sat 4-12-52; Dad took Marilyn to American Legion - he regretted; Took Marilyn over to American Legion Hall to
see Big Jay McKneely & Jess Rubio - Sorry I took Marilyn to a thing like that !
Sun 4-13-52; Learned may move to AZ, was in Pasadena all day with Glen & Maude.; Today was Easter &
Conference at LB. Didn't go. Dad, Mom, & I went over to relatives in Pasadena - Dad talked with Uncle Ed.
Sat 4-26-52; Dad down at Scout Base on Sat evening; Went down to Scout Base tonite
Wed 5-2-51; Dad in charge at scouts; I was in charge of meeting tonight at Scouts. Joan Fife broke her toe
Fri 5-4-51; Dad at Willard 5pm ; "Had lesson for Orchestra at 5:00. <probably at Willard ? Gp> Wade, Dayrl, Bob,
and me are the only ones that showed. Took Tropical green back to Nason's.
Wed 5-21-52; Dad hoed weeds in back yard in Santa Ana in afternoon. "Went down & looked at Corsages _ I
think I will get a Orchid corsage for Marilyn. Hoed weeds in back. Worked at Mr. Finley's
Sat 6-2-51; Good one.. At Anabelle's house, played tennis, had carnival " Played Anabelle in tennis. Had a
real neat game. Later went over to her house. Tonight we cleared around $80 at carnival.
Sun 6-7-54; good one. Dad attended all his Sunday meetings plus choir. "Attended Priest., SS, church & choir
practice. Went to show with Joyce R. & Carol M. "Never Wave at a WAC". Hunted rabbits afterward - shot !
Sat 6-9-51; good one. Dad and Grandpa together. "Dad and I went to LA to get Graduating present. Got
Bulova 17 jewel wristwatch on Main St. < Dad said Glen loved to go to the pawn shops on main st in LA.
Sun 6-10-51; good one. Dad, scooter, cop 3rd & Flower "Worked at Mrs. Libby's house again today. Coming
home from Anabelle's house cop stopped me on scooter without lights. On 3rd & Flower !
Sun 6-13-54; good one. Dad attended all his Sunday meetings " Went to Priest, SS & church. Just laid all day -
Man ! This is it ! No Studies ! The McCarthy vs the Army hearings are going strong.
Sun 6-14-53; Fireside at Porter Home "Got up in time for Sunday school - Hotter than a fresh sheep in a pepper
patch ! - Loafed - had a fireside chat here tonite
Wed 6-20-51; Dad on SAHS field marching " Marines taught us marching over at High School tonight - lot of fun
Wed 7-18-51; GOOD ONE' Dad earned 2nd Class and joined Sea Scouts. "Scouts had Court of Honor ese
noche. I got second class badge. Also joined Sea Scout unit in church.
Wed 7-21-54; Dad was in Phoenix at Sondra's "Left for Phoenix. Seen Sondra - prettier than ever - almost didn't
get a date. Showed me a great time. I think she's sorry for all that she said but I'm going to tag along anyway.
Sat 7-31-54 Dad helped Glen work " Too wet to cultivate again - Went down & helped Dad hoe Johnson
Wed 8-19-53 Dad & Mac left for Cal "Left for Cal 3:00AM. Mac & his cousin Eddie Phillips went with me. Got
Sun 9-2-51; Dad in Huntington Beach at twins convention. "Went to Huntington Beach to annual twins convention.
Took Gordon. Got picture of twins - Donna & Darling Hoffman. Got on TV.
Fri 9-3-54; Good one. Dad was at the Mezona for the eve. Went out to Mezona. We were supposed to have
date with Ms & Diane but her Dad said "no !" "
Fri 9-28-51 GOOD ONE. Dad at sea scout base AND shaved for first time. "Went to Sea Scout Base and
got 16' sloop for our ship. We're going to fix it up and have a lot of fun. Tonite shaved for first time.
Thu 10-5-50 Good one. Glen took Dad to the show on his b'day, then to Corona del mar with Maude & 3 buddies
the next day. "Daddy took me too the show. We seen ___ and ___
Sat 10-14-50 Dad at back bay in balboa hunting squirrels. "Got up early and cooked break. Then we went up to
the back bay. I got a couple of shots at some squirrels. Ellis came over to my house and he let me drive.
Sun 10-15-50 Good one. "We went to Irvine Park on a picnic with Carpenters. Mom gave Dad his shirt for his
Sun 10-18-53 Good one. "Today ordained to rank of Priest in Priesthood. Too tired to go to church. Pop Porter
bought Dad a spray gun, etc for his birthday.
Wed 10-25-50 State Theatre opened. Dad notes "Today the State Theatre opened with "MacBeth" with Orson
Fri 11-2-50 Glen let dad, 14, take the car for the 1st time "Went over to the bowl tonight. Dons beat Chaffey 27-7.
Dad let me take the car for the 1st time. It's very windy.
Sun 11-18-50 Dad skiiing with Marilyn in Seal Beach estuary Dad talked about "Went to place in Seal Beach with
Marilyn & Dad to water ski. Boy the water's getting' cold !
11-28-50 DO THIS. Take digital photo of hot rod drawn on this date, along with digital of diary itself. Include that in
Fri 11-30-51 Good one. Dad in HB marching in Willard band. Won 4 trophies. "Marched again this morning. Had
assembly - Acrobats from Iowa. Still haven't heard anything from Whalley. Tonite at H.B. parade band won 4
Sat 12-8-51 Good one. Glen took Dad to LA and bought him a new sax - $150 ! "Today Dad and I went to
LA. Got "Buescher" tenor - wow ! Practically new - beautiful case - $150 & my old tenor - 331662-156
Wed 12-19-51 Good one. Dad at Sea Scout base "Today Gordon and I took the sail the Sea Scout Base. Too
windy - Mr Wigg wouldn't let us take boat out. !grouch ! Somethings wrong (?). Dick came to.
Mon 12-25-50 Maybe… Dad got 22 gun, which one ? "Christmas. Gave cards to Gordon. Got 22 gun from Santa.
Pretty Neat ! Also got Levi jacket. Dick didn't get suede jacket
Tue 1-3-50. Dad elected Scribe at scout meeting. '"At scout meeting I was elected Scribe.
Tues 1-1-52. Dad remembers marching in the Rose Parade New Years Day in 52. Long march. It was while
he was in HS (not in his journal, he just mentioned it to me one day - gp)
Who was RAW ? See 1/1/53 Ruth ann woods. Married Willie Crandall.
Joyce who ? 1/2/54
Anabelle last name ? Leecing
Where was Ro-Ki-Li Snow camp ? Was it a scout thing ? Orange County Council BSA up in the mountains
somewhere per what Dad said. His journal records he attended Rokili December 28-31, 1949 at age 13. It's gone
now, but from a website I found it was located at Barton Flats on Hwy 38 in the valley on the North side of San
Practised Basketball at 'Y' and signed up at "Register". 1-8-51.. Where was the Y and what is 'register' ? IN back
of the old 2 story courthouse on Broadway. He spent a lot of time at the Y. It's gone now. Some city building
Where was Dittmar's ? A leather store ? 1-12-51 It was on one of the side streets like Birch, same street as Yost
theatre. Yost was on South side, this was on the North side of 4th.
Marylin who ? Sailing date 1-12-52. Barnett. Her dad was the Mercury outboard motor dealer. Skiid at marine
stadium at long beach. Seal beach used to have an inland estuary and could ski around the bull rushes and ski
out to the ocean. Marilyn married a marine and it didn't work out. She stopped by the bank when dad wass
married. He had lunch with her. She was a traveling salesman type and that was the last time he saw her.The
Worked in Senor Finley's yard tambien. (1-13-52). Also "Washed windows of W.W. Finley's office" on 1-20-51.
Who was Finley and where did he live ? 1-13-52 Maybe the orchestra director… can't be sure.
Went skiing with Marylin after Sunday escuela. 1-20-52. Where would you go skiing at ?
Dick came over and we cleaned carborater of out. Motor. Looked for manifold. Dick who ? Dick Ellis. Ellis was his
step fatherrs name, he laterr took the name O'tero when his mom and step dad broke up. Jim Kirtland told Dad
Went swimming at Glens??? Sulpher Springs with Marylin, Jack M, Kay C, and Barney - Too windy to go skiing (2-
3-52) What's the name of the swimming place and where is it ? Can't remember.
Who was Barney ? 2-6-52; Marilyn and su madre brought me (from school) home tonite. Went to Whittier to get
new boat with Barney. Dad bought me new pen tonite - Parker "21". Had special meeting of sea scouts. That was
What was Barnett's shop and where was it ? 2-14-52; "Took Marilyn box of candy & we went for ride - wow !
Painted scooter tonite over at Barnett's shop - poco bonito - Damn Pen !!!
What was Pike and where was it ? 2-16-51; "Started raining at noon. CALLED OF CAMPING TRIP ! I shouldn't
have expected to go anyway. Went to Pike and swam in pool instead.
What was Silverado and where was it ? 2-20-51; Got suede jacket today. They're talking about going to Silverado
this weekend. S'long. Silverado Canyon, not too far away in the Santa Ana mountains. Family would go up there
and play in the snow. Didn't ever camp out there as a family but did as a scout on Feb 23-24, 1951 as recorded in
3-18-51; Dick said he would take us to the beach. Never showed up. So I went ahead on bike. Seen Nadine.
What's the Ebell Club and where was it ? "Ann can't go to the dance. Helen R can't either so I'm not going. Going
to 'Strange Bedfellows' at Ebell Club manana. For Anabelle. It was on French st maybe, was a women's club
Where was Pep Boys at ? "Got out at noon to get money from Bank. Had blowout in front of Pep boys. Had to buy
new tire & tube $13.24 !!! Dad says it was on Main close to downtown where we were walking around. Maybe
South of 1st street on the East side of Main St. Dad thinks the first Pep Boys may have been in Santa Ana. He
4-6-51; Where's Gavalon Gold mines ? Not sure if I spelled he Gavalon thing right…. ; "Left at about 4:30 for
Gavalon Gold Mines. Saw skunk on way. Mr Stapp got it. I got to drive the "Green Hornet" Orville Stapp (or it was
his kid's name) was the scoutmaster. His son was in scout's too. They were country people that lived above the
4-20-51; Was the Green Hornet your 'metallic tropical green' motor scooter ? ; "Caught swarm of bees. Going to
start bee project for troop. Green Hornet conked out again. Dad said he got the automotive paint and put it in a
5-13-51; Did you have a usual hangout place in Corona del Mar when you'd go there ? ; "Went to Corona Del Mar
on Motor Scooter. Met Sarah Jane and Esther. Stupid old M.S. started puckering out on me. <Dad said the kids
5-14-54; Why didn't you want to go to California with the Sr's ?; "Seniors taking trek to Cal. They've got $975.00.
Gary B & I ain'tt going - So much the better. Cultivated tonite. Cotton is sure coming up good. Played Dixie-land
solo in Girl's Club assembly today. Dad said that group of kids... Dad would participate in the money raising from
Junior year on. These other kids had been saving since Freshman. Betty Jean Nelson, a bit of a jerk to put it
mildly... he thinks her purpose in life was to make as many folks feel uncomfortable as possible. They had a big
meeting about the trip and she said "I don't think Porter should go cause he hasn't been here all 4 years" All the
Maudsie said she remembered the Marshall clock chime. She hadn't heard it since she was a little girl. Now
visiting Dad when the clock would chime she'd stop in mid sentence and tell Dad that she remembered the chime
from her childhood. It never worked all the years Dad was a kid but dad got it repaired first thing once she gave it
5-16-51; Where was the Stake church house ? "Made date with Anabelle for Sat nite stake house dance. Dad
says it was in Long Beach as far as he can remember. Dad can't remember where it was. Somewhere in Long
Beach. Maybe Uncle Kay remembers. Uncle Kay is foggy, he thinks it was East of the Pike in Long Beach. After
I asked him about several journal entries where he went to Corona Del Mar. Dad said that in corona del mar there
were rocks they would jump off of. There were caves that appeared in the bay side they'd have parties in when
the tide went out. He remembers one kid who had broke his neck jumping off the rocks. Also went to a beach on
Dad said he's wondered why he was so involved and active in everything when so many of his friends weren't. He
says it was his mother, always there and always gently and appropriately prodding and encouraging. Maude was
always gently prodding him to do well, do your best, anything worth doing is worth doing well. She was president
of the McKinley PTA. Dad has a picture of her on the steps of Santa Ana HS getting her diploma, having gone to
night school since she never finished HS as a youth. She raised the children since Glen was focused on providing
Dad got on the subject of music. A concerteen. Marilyn was a cellist, she was really good. Dad got tutored by
Gordon Wheatly, the band director at SAHS, used to play in the RAMs football team band. He played the Basoon,
and had one that cost $1800 and he let Dad use it as his. in fact Dad did a solo with the band backing him up at a
Dad said it was June of 52 when he moved back to Thatcher.
Brent was Brent Turner
Dick was Dick Ellis
Dad do you remember what Marilyn's address was ? Several times in journal dad is over at Marilyn's. Dad says
he kind of remembers her bedroom. Her letters were from Parton street. He has the letters. 2030 S Ross.
5-24-52 Where was Ragan's ? A food place, and where was the "Country Club" ; Got an orchid corsage for
Marilyn. Went to Ragan's to eat. I picked her up at about 7:00. Mom told me I could use the car all nite, at the last
second. Arrived at Country Club at about 9:30pm. Sat (?) in car for hours at her house despues. Got to bed about
3:00am. Ragan's was maybe a fancy restaurant on PCH in Corona Del Mar. Right on the corner, maybe
Several places in 1953 talked about chopping cotton, etc on "Lower 20" and Lower 30. Where were they exactly ?
The one below the house was a 20, the lowers were down by the canal. Dad thought they had 110 acres total .
Dad always lived in the blue house, Glen and Reg and Maude moved to the big house when Pop died.
6/9/51 - Dad what do you remember about this day; "Dad and I went to LA to get Graduating present. Got Bulova
17 jewel wristwatch on Main St. Glen loved to go to the pawn shops on main st in LA. Got the Sax there.
Where was the "Country Club" in Thatcher ? 6-13-54. "Hauled rest of Howard's grain - more hay, looked at 41
Ford conv at Nuttall's garage - Only $40 !! Played at Country Club tonite.
What's the deal with taking your dates to the Safford Cemetery ? Mond 6-21-54 "Cultivated today. Took Sondra
Where was the bowling alley ? " 6-27-51 Fixed motor scooter all up. Tip top condition. Went bowling. Play
Anabelle Tennis match (guess who beat) Police called me down to Willard to identify mellowphone found in
Orange. It was stolen from school by Tisdale and Harelson. Dad said it was on 4th st. Kay used to set pins at it.
In Thatcher, when you say you went to a show, which theatre would that be ? 6-27-54 Took Sondra golfing (?) -
later went to show "Hell & High Water". Gila Theatre was the main theatre. Had the drive in.
Where was Finley's office that you would clean? 'Cleaned Finley's office today.
Why were you on probation for 4 months ? 6-28-54 "Went to court - on probation for 4 months - have to get in at
11 O'clock !! Took Sondra swimming at Hot Springs. Stayed out till 12pm. Dad said went in someone's pickup,
took his 22. they were shooting out of the back of the truck and travelling around the state. they were snagging
fish with treble hooks. Lee ray talley, pursley, danny john, tony goodman. They had a bunch of booze, vodka and
Who's this Whalley guy ? You first met him when he picked you up hitchiking… 9-6-51 "Went to beach with
Whalley. Dad says Whalley Hay. He lived in the apartments at the YMCA. From Marshalltown, Iowa. He wore
What house were you living in in Thatcher ? 9-6-53 "Went to Prieshood, SS, did a round picking morning glories.
What was the Balboa pond ? 9-7-51 "Esther called up and said she wasn't going to the Balboa Pond with me.
Joan Ogg asked dme to a party tonite for the Echo staff at Frank Watson's houses. - Had lots of fun - danced.
Dad says Esther Cettnar was really cute, like a playboy foldout. Not sure what the Balboa Pond was. Esther
In Thatcher did you go hunting with the 22 pump that I have ? 9-20-53 "Went to Priesthood, SS. Hunted in
9-29-51 Where was 'Community Clubhouse ?" "Today at 2:30 played Basoon in first concerteens at Community
Clubhouse. Dad said it was in the Santa Ana College complex, one of the building's over there.
Drag races at the airport ? Which airport ? 10-22-50 "Today I rode out to the drag races at the airport on my bike.
Where's the "bowl" ? " 11-2-50 "Went over to the bowl tonight. Dons beat Chaffey 27-7. Dad let me take the car
for the 1st time. It's very windy. Dad says it was a football field/ baseball field combination. Had bleachers all
around it. It's still there on Flower and about 5th street. Then it was called the Santa Ana Bowl...dad thinks it's still
Where was the "Broadway" theatre ? 11-12-50 "Went to the Broadway and seen "Breakthrough" a war picture.
PRETTY good. While we were. It's what I thought was the 'West Coast'. The West Coast was over on Main street
Were you in a boat or driving ? 11-24-51 "Left at about 8:15 from Sea Scout base. While we were at L.B. Navy
yard I took tres pictures. More about it all on another paper. Dad said they took a motor launch and motored up
the coast and they took them on a sales pitch tour. Dad vaguely remembers maybe spending the nite at the
Where was 'home' in this one ? 11-28-51 "Went to Sea Scouts. Had skit in mutual. Didn't watch it. Tried to tie
Turk's Head - couldn't make it. Asked Padres if I could go home for Xmas. Don't think so. Dad says maybe it was
Thatcher. He did go one year and stayed in that back bedroom and it snowed on Christmas day. He can't
Dad remembers marching in the Rose Parade New Years Day in 52. Long march. It was while he was in HS
Where's memorial park ? Renamed now ? Look at Delorme "Tonite Band march down to Memorial Park in
practise for Huntington Beach. LDS lost basketball game with Lakewood noche. Dad says unknown
Is this a sax ? What happened to it ? Today Dad and I went to LA. Got "Buescher" tenor - wow ! <Sax ? Gp>
Practically new - beautiful case - $150 & my old tenor - 331662-156. Dad took the tenor sax to Thatcher and used
Whenever you "practiced basketball", where did that happen typically ? The Y ? Was there basketball at the
Santa Ana church ? Did you ever practice at Willard ? Outside or inside ?
Was this the pistol or the rifle ? 12-16-50 "Beat game (Bellmont) tonigthe at G. Grove. Took dick's car and went to
Sun 12-17-50 What river ? Does that help ID which gun ? Was glen with you ? "Went to river to try out gun.
Almost had wreck. Gordon and me played Basketball. Bought Xmas tree today. Dad says probably with Glen at
Where was Bradley's ? 12-22-50 "Went to church and seen play. Later went to Bradley's with Mom and had a
Which 22 did you get ? 12-25-50 "Christmas. Gave cards to Gordon. Got 22 gun from Santa. Pretty Neat ! Also
Where was the Layton ward ? 12-25-53 "Did pretty good - got suede jacket, #4 lay mouthpiece for clar. & a new
crazy baby blue suit. Took Joyce to Xmas dance at Layton Ward. Dad says it was Safford, where I was baptized
12-28-52 Where was the Midnite and who was Steve ? "Picked 78 lbs. Went to dance at BPO Elks with Steve.
Not too good. Went to Midnite - seen "Big Jim McClain" Dad said it was a special they ran at the Gila Theatre at
midnite. Dad says the theatre is probl'y gone, it was between 7th and 8th ave. Wonders if Waters shoe shop is
Where was Hawley's..or was it Harvly Equip in Newport ? A sporting goods store ? 12-29-50 "Went to Hawley's
<Harvly Equip & Supply (Fishing Specialties) receipt was in diary. 2814 Lafayette, Newport Beach.. Maybe that's
where he went. Gp> and bought some "long rifle" bullets. Tonite watched Arg.. Roca wrassled Mr. Moto.
Is that Red Knolls ? 12-30-52 "Took RAW out to red nose. Dad says yep it was Red Knolls.
Who was Marshall ? 12-19-49 "<from typed sheet. Gp> Going to Laguna Beach. Bought clay at Laguna beach.
On the way up we seen a wrecked up car that a wrecker had pulled up off the rocks below. When we got back in
Santa Ana we stopped at Henry's and got marshalls new bike (slighted used). Tonight I went over and watched
Dad volunteered that Glen said pull hairs out with tweezers so you don't grow a heavy beard. Dad did that for
Joan Fife 2009 W Washington
Sandra Hulbert 123 W 17th
Helen Royall 1004 Louise
Jimmie Steffen 815 S Garnsey
Ronald Tibbets 1333 W 6th
Janis Van Voorhis 1905 W Washington
YMCA 905 N Church. I think it's a 9
"West Coast" Theatre was on the West side of main between 3rd and 4th. Building still there in 2007 - now a church.
"Broadway" Theatre was on the West side of Broadway on the South corner at 5th, faced East. Building still there in 2007. Not
"State" Theatre was on the SE corner of Broadway and 4th. Building still there. Segregated into several businesses.
The December 15-29, 1949 entries were all on typed paper, with the 29th entry transitioning to handwritten pen through the bal
Inside the front cover it says "This book Belongs to" "Jimmy Porter 806 W 2nd St. Santa Ana, Calif." the next page back has "J
Inside the back cover, written in ink is "Oct. 9, 1950 Santa Ana Book Store, Santa Ana, Calif." I can't figure it because the diary
On the page facing the back cover, written in ink-well ink "I hereby decree that this Diary be th sole property of one James Porte
<explanation. gp> Any text seen between these symbols is explanatory text I've added
I have a small copper or bronze basketball trnket that says "1951 Champions" on it. Dad says that was from a City league that h
Mrs. Hart - She was the owner café in the Grand Central Market where Dad washed dishes. First note of working there was 11-
"Beach" definition; whenever Dad says he went to the beach it was usually Newport, though it could be Huntington or Seal beac
"Irvine" means Irvine Park. A park to the East in the Santa Ana mountain foothills. Still there.
Saturday 2-23-52 Dad refers to trip to "Hollywoodland"
Addresses in the Diary:
Ronald Tibbetts 333 W 6th Ave, SA
Gordon Baker (or Gordan Baker) 804 W 2nd St. SA
Dick Ellis 13410 Garden Grove Bl., Garden Grove, CA
Janice Van Voorhis 1905 W. Washington, SA
Helen Royall 1004 Louise St. SA
Sandra Ackley 1605 10th St. Douglas, AZ
Sara Lusk 1246 W. 6th, SA
Ann Leecing 2117 N. Flower, SA
Wayne Randall 834 E 8th N. Provo
Sondra Fredrickson 7045 N 12st. Phoenix
Addresses from Dad's 'Black Book'
Joan Fife 2009 W Washington
Sandra Hulbert 123 W 17th
Helen Royall 1004 Louise
Jimmie Steffen 815 S Garnsey
Ronald Tibbets 1333 W 6th
Janis Van Voorhis 1905 W Washington
YMCA 905 N Church. I think it's a 9
Addresses I pulled from the November 1951 Orange County Phone book that Dad has:
Santa Ana Phone Book
- The theatre addresses - State, (324 W 4th) West Coast (308 N Main) , Broadway (416 N Broadway), Yost (12/17/49) 307 Sp
- Jodie Allsup's house (Delbert at 1016 W Walnut, Robt 1402 W Washington) - watched Rose Bowl game from here 1-2-50
- Ronnie Tibbets address - not in phone book on 6th like Dad's journal sez. RJ Tibbets at 515 E Chestnut, Mrs Jean Tibbets at
- Wade Davis house (about 50 of them in the phone book) - 1/5/50 Dad ditched school and worked on leather at his house then
- Mr Dalebout's or Dayebouts house. (P Dalebout 342 Sta Isabl CstaMesa) Glen drove Dad there on Friday 10/13/50, also spen
- Stapps, (Othal P Stapp 1702 SBristl SA) had halloween party there 10/30/50. May have been scoutmaster per 2/7/51 and 2/22
- VFW Hall. (VFW Foxhole Club 411 1/2 W 4th SA -or- VFW Post 1680 302 1/2 W 5th SA) Dad was there 11-8-50
- Skating Rink in Costa Mesa (Harbor Roller Rink 17th & Newport Blvd. 1726 Newport Ave CstaMesa) - Dad & Dick there Sat 1
- Gordon Baker 804 W 2nd st in Dad's diary ..... some kids. Dad was there 11/13/50 in eve teaching uke
- Ebell Club dance... (Ebell Club 244 Helena, Anaheim; Ebell Clubhouse 303 E ChapmnFul; Ebell Society of Santa Ana Valley 6
- Mrs Libby or Tibby (Gerri 815 Garfield SA; Marian K 2606 N Flower SA) - Dad worked for Libby sanding down walls for paintin
- Bradley's (Bradley's Fine Foods 814 W 17th SA) - Dad had burger there with Maude 12/22/50
- Hawley's, (Hawley's Sport & Lock Shop 313 W. 4th SA) dad bought 22 shells there 12/29/50.. maybe Harvly's ?
- YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association 205 Church SA) there at 8:45a om 12/17/49
- Thrifty. (301 E 4th SA) Dad there 12/18/49
- Alpha Beta Market. (1010 S Main SA; 1302 N Main SA; 1442 S Bristl SA) Dad there 12/18/50 to get Xmas tree
- Henry's (Henry's Cycle Shop 427 W 4th SA) - a bike shop where they bought Reg's bike 12/19/49
- G. Cecris (W G Secrest is underlined in the phone book 202 N Garnsey SA this house was across from Dad's, it was the first
- May Co. in LA, there with Glen 12/20/49
- Clifton's in LA for lunch with Glen 12/20/49
- Sears in LA with Glen 12/20/49
- Santa Ana Register (519 N SycamorSA) - Dad signed up there for paper route 1/8/51, stopped there to check again on 1/10/5
- Dittmar's (only thing in Leatherwork in SA was Don's Leather Shop 414 Spurgn SA) , Dad bought leather there 1/12/51 & 1/15
- Mr Dalabonto (couldn't find in phone book, looked through all D's), killed bull ? 1/13/51, then back on 14th with Glen, Maude to
- W.W. Finley's office in the Maroon Building.( Wendell W Finley, CPA 809 N Main St SA; Wendell W Finley 31931 CoastHwyS
- Pep Boys (211 N Main SA - only one in Orange County)- Dad there on 1/23/51, had blowout in front of store on 4/2/51
- SA Auto Parts (Santa Ana Motor Parts & Machine Works 413 W 5th SA) - Dad there on 1/23/51
- M&W Bus st. (M&W Bus Lines, Inc 117 E 3rd SA) I guess bus station, Dad played pinballs there on 1/24/51
- Hall's drive in (Hall's Drive In 2209 N Main SA; 18582 S Main SA) - Dad there Sunday 2/11/51
- Eureka (Eureka Shoe Company 314 E 4th SA) - place where Dad 'went to town and bought shoes' sat 2/17/51
- Auction City (no entry in phone book), Dad there on Easter sunday 3/25/51.
- SA Morot. Motors ? (Santa Ana Motor Parts & Machine Works 413 W 5th SA) took motorscooter there for parts/repair Fri 4/1
- Mary Muker (no entry in phone book) - had Sunday School class at her house Sun 4-15-51
- Nason's (Hoffman's Nason Paint Store 202 N Main SA) , place dad bought Tropical Green Paint on 4-23 and took it back Fri 5
- Goodwill (417 W 4th SA) - Dad got putter there Mon 7/16/51
- Mr Mathews on Ross st. (H E Mathews 821 N Ross St SA; -or- Julian D Mathews 813 N Ross St SA) Dad took 1st tenor sax l
- Bowling (Santa Ana Bowling Center 429 W 5th SA) - bowled 8/1/51 & 8/15 on team, recieved championship medal 8/30/51
- M Lamont (Douglas Lamont 210 E StaClaraAvSA; R H Lamont 2028 W15thSA; Capt W A Lamont 2023 SBirchSA) - took first
- Frank Watson (many Watsons in phone book - no Franks) , at this kids' house for a party Fri 9/7/51
- Community Clubhouse, (no entry in phone book) played basoon at concerteens Sat 9/29/51
- Masonic Temple (505 N Sycamor SA) - there for dance 11/2/51. Played in Orch for Kiwanis Wed 12/5/51
- Memorial Park (no entry) . Band practiced marching there Wed 11-28-51 in eve
- Barnett's (L L Barnett 2030 S Ross SA), there practicing dance band Wed 12/5/51
- 1st St Skating Rink (Santa Ana Roller Rink 838 E 1st SA) - there with Ellis Thu 12/20/51
- Patty Geiger, (John S Geiger 1340 S Sycamor SA. Only Geiger in SA) at her house studying play script Tue 1/15/52
- Robert's (Roberts Portraits 407 N Main) - Dad walked there with Marilyn to 'get pictures'. Tue 1/22/52
- Barnett's shop (Barnett's Boats & Sports 409 N RossSA)- Dad was there in eve working on scooter Sat 2-9-52 & 2/12/52, 2/14
- Claire's (1030 S Main SA) . Some place that Dad ate at with Marilyn and maybe her fam Fri 2/22/52
- Ragan's in Corona Del Mar (1415 Coast Blvd CorDlMr) - fancy dinner place Dad took Marilyn to Sat 3/15/52 and Sat 5/24/52
- American Legion Hall, (American Legion Post 131 313 N Birch SA) Dad took Marilyn to jazz concert Sat 4/12/52
- Mr Sorecen (not in phone book, Tustin's not in Orange County ?) in Tustin, Dad working 'every Saturday'. Sat 5/17/52 & 5/24.
- Smart Stu on 4th St. (Smart Studio 111 1/2 W 4th SA) Marilyn had her pic taken there, I guess with Dad present Tue 5/20/52
From SA phonebook Novemder 1951:
1) Barnett's Boats & Sports 409 N Ross SA ...... KImbrly 2-7474. If no answer call KImbrly 2-6154
2) Barnett L L r 2030 S Ross SA ..... KImbrly 2-6154
3) Santa Ana Trailer Prk 1669 E 1st SA....... KImbrly 3-1287
4) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 501 Hallady SA ..... KImbrly 3-8636
5) Al Anderson - Balboa Fun Zone owner 616 E Bay Ave Bal ...Harbr 597
J.L. Maroon M.D. at 809 N Main St. was probably Edith Maroon's husband. I found him when searching the internet for "maroon
re in 2007 - now a church.
East. Building still there in 2007. Not a theatre now.
d into several businesses.
g to handwritten pen through the balance of entries including January 4th, 1950. The diary itself had an erroneous entry on 1-1-50 saying
Ana, Calif." the next page back has "July 7, 1950" written.
lif." I can't figure it because the diary entry on July 7, 1950 says he got the book that day.
e th sole property of one James Porter and the he will try to write in it as often as possible. Signed J.G. Porter. In his own Blood ! 1/26/52
ays that was from a City league that he played in. I'm sure it was at the Y, which was located behind the original courthouse building but is no
s. First note of working there was 11-3-51. See 5-23-52
h it could be Huntington or Seal beach or Corona Del Mar.
Broadway), Yost (12/17/49) 307 Spurgn SA
ose Bowl game from here 1-2-50
515 E Chestnut, Mrs Jean Tibbets at 306 1/2 N Broadway, Dr RW Tibbets 1403 Townr SA
d worked on leather at his house then spent that night there.
d there on Friday 10/13/50, also spent the night there in a tent with the scouts on 10/20/50 and there for NY eve 12/31/50. Must be the scoutm
een scoutmaster per 2/7/51 and 2/22/51 entries.
Dad was there 11-8-50
CstaMesa) - Dad & Dick there Sat 11/11/50
l; Ebell Society of Santa Ana Valley 625 French SA )12/20/50 and 2/21/51
Libby sanding down walls for painting 12/9/50, Tibby on Sun 6/3/51. Libby on 6/10/51 and 6/23 and 6/30, 7/14, 8/28.
/50.. maybe Harvly's ?
8/50 to get Xmas tree
as across from Dad's, it was the first house North of 2nd St on Garnsey on the left side. Now gone.) - Dad watched TV at his house eve of 1
opped there to check again on 1/10/51, got paid there on 3-23-51
d bought leather there 1/12/51 & 1/15/51
hen back on 14th with Glen, Maude to pick up gun he left
Wendell W Finley 31931 CoastHwySLag Lg Bch) Dad washed windows 1/20/51 - at Willard ? typed there at night 2/9/51. worked there 6/11
out in front of store on 4/2/51
lls there on 1/24/51
ght shoes' sat 2/17/51
orscooter there for parts/repair Fri 4/13/51
n Paint on 4-23 and took it back Fri 5-4-51
Ross St SA) Dad took 1st tenor sax lesson from him Wed 7/25/51 and 8/8/51 when Matthews suggested he take Basoon. 8/16/51 more less
eved championship medal 8/30/51
A Lamont 2023 SBirchSA) - took first Basoon lesson from him on Sun 8/19/51, there again 8/28
nis Wed 12/5/51
ying play script Tue 1/15/52
on scooter Sat 2-9-52 & 2/12/52, 2/14/52, & on boat Mon 2/11/52
rilyn to Sat 3/15/52 and Sat 5/24/52
azz concert Sat 4/12/52
every Saturday'. Sat 5/17/52 & 5/24. Thu 4/24 was entry saying job was for every Sat.
guess with Dad present Tue 5/20/52
en searching the internet for "maroon santa ana". It resulted in an Aug 24, 1938 letter to an editor from Dr Maroon. The building's address w
erroneous entry on 1-1-50 saying
Porter. In his own Blood ! 1/26/52
original courthouse building but is now gone.
NY eve 12/31/50. Must be the scoutmaster.
0, 7/14, 8/28.
ad watched TV at his house eve of 12/19/49
re at night 2/9/51. worked there 6/11/51, 6/28, 12/10. Yardwork Sun 1/1
d he take Basoon. 8/16/51 more lessons.
Dr Maroon. The building's address was included in the letter, which is as follows: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/pagerender.fcgi?artid=16