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1948: Queen candidates named at Moneta HS

• Oct. 1, 1948

Students at Moneta High School voted for their carnival queen candidates. Those selected were Peggy Kriens, freshman; Delores Kriens, sophomore; Janet Bobolz, junior; and Marianne Meyer, senior. Each queen candidate had a campaign manager.

Of unusual interest among lovers of music was the announcement that Bohumir Kryl and his all-girl symphony orchestra was to present a concert at the Hartley school. The Czech conductor had toured the country with his famous orchestra for 38 years.

Thirty neighbors and relatives gathered at the Wilbur Dickman farm southeast of Melvin for a comb...