TheHello Ramblers past, present and wannabes. The following quiz is provided about Worthington of yesterday. Test your skill and memory.
1. Susan would blush when she saw her name linked with bill in the school paper that was named: a. The Ink Spot b. the Ink Jot c. the Ink Blot d. The Ink's Hot
2. In what year was the first W-J annual or yearbook published? a. 1946 b. 1947 c. 1948 d. 1949
3. The first yearbook at W-J was named: a. Memories b. The Rambler c. Reminisce d. Reflector
4. Doc Frankling was employed at Worthington Schools to: a. Teach Government b. Superintendent c. Coach Basketball d. a and b
5. Richard Boltz was a town character whose job was: a. Washing dishes at the Marathon b. Pumping gas at the Standard Station c. Custodian at the school d. Delivering fuel oil
The correct answers are: C, B, D, D, A The winning names will be tossed into a folded Times Newspaper from 1950 and one will be drawn out. The winner will receive a free tie form the Martindale Clothing Store on North Washington Street.
1. Lloyd Stahl sold insurance for: a. Frankling Life, b. Allstate, c. State Farm, d. Prudential
2. The Ramblers won the basketball sectional in: a. 1956, b. 1948, c. 1977, d. 1949
3. The "new" school building was opened for the first year in: a. 1953-54, b. 1948-49, c. 1974-75, d. 1955-56.
4. The gymnasium was constructed and opened in: a. 1930, b. 1936, c. 1941, d. 1982
5. There is white building just north of the intersection of Daytoon and Main street. It was formerly used as: a. A dwelling, b. A grocery, c. A school music room, d. A barber shop.
The correcte answers are: D, C & D, C & D, C, C [I tricked you on number three. That was the old school building on Main Street and Dayton.] The winning names will be tossed into a folded newspaper from the Times and one name will be drawn out for the winner. The winner will receive a dozen plucked chickens from the Poultry House.
1. Anna Rochelle would find these people in the genealogy of the Times except: a. Chet Weems, b. Richard Richeson, c. Irvin Pryor, d. Nylice Ann Cooper
2. Mrs. Warren Hert displayed her talent in: a. Magic, b. Whistling, c. Singing, d. Playing the piano.
3. The following were band directors at WJHS except: a. Mr. Croy, b. Mr. Lucas, c. Mr. Edwards, d. Mr. Ed.
4. Rambler basketball coaches of long ago included: a. Donnie Abrams, b. Frank Gourdoze, c. L.C. McIntosh, d. Guy Glover.
5. Fred Dyer's Lumber Yard was located: a. On highway 67 near Short's Shell Station, b. On highway 157 near the elevator, c. on highway 67 Beside the Freeman Sausage Cupboard, d. On highway 67 east of the library.
The correct answers are: B, B, D, B, D All of the winning names will be placed in a Rambler gym bag and one winner will be drawn out. The winner will receive a free long distance call courtesy of Cordelia Ratts.
1. The Harry James of Worthington is the moniker of: a. Bud Jewell b. Doc Severinson c. Dizzy Gillespie d. Warren Hines
2. If you travelled with the Ramblers and saw a sign in the visitors gymnasium that read, "If you come dont' boo, if you boo don't come" you would be in? a. Linton b. Switz City c. Marco d. Midland.
3. Richard Boltz sped around town using: a. Skates b. Car c. Bicycle d. Riding lawn mower.
4. The shoe repair shop was between: a. Tresslars and Becks b. Hines Insurance and Freeman Apartments c. Rexall Drugs and Dr. Moses d. Short's Shell and the bowling alley.
5. Fred Dyer was a well known: a. Entertainer b. Lumber yard owner c. Moonshiner d. Bus driver
The winner will receive a free ticket to the next Harry James concert at the opera house.
The correct answers are: D, A, C, D, and B
1. Which of the following was not the name of a grocery store? a. Bob and Gayles, b. Beck's Grocery, c. Flory's Grocery, d. Wilson Baker Grocery.
2. Gar Wells had a blacksmith shop in town. It was located: a. at the corner of Main and Dayton, b. Just north of the park on highway 48, c. On south 67 about a block south of the current post office, d. At the end of North Canal Street.
3. L.C. McIntosh taught: a. Science, b. Agriculture, c. 4-H and FFA, d. All of the above.
4. Mac's (see number 3 above) favorite subject, however, was: a. British Royalty, b. WWI, c. The geography of Sudan, d. Purdue Football.
5. If you experienced a horrendous odiferous emanation from the south part of town, you would know that it came from: a. Freeman's Sausage Plant, b. The artesian well, c. Larry Longo's garage, d. The steam locomotive.
The correct answers are: d, c, d, b, b
All winners will receive a ten pound package of Sizzlleans from Freemans Sausage Cupboard.