Her Majesty Louise Garrett
1943 MTHS
Homecoming Queen

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Louise Garrett

HOMECOMING AT MOUNDS

Four Mounds Township High School girls are in the race for homecoming queen, whose crowning will highlight annual festivities on Friday night, October 26.

A parade at 2 PM Thursday starts the homecoming celebration. Students, members of the football team, and queen candidates will participate, along with the residents of Mounds. A dance will be held, starting at 9:30 PM, with Jack Stalcup and his orchestra furnishing the music.

Candidates for queen include Louise Garrett and Virginia Thornton, seniors, and Glenda Sitton and Joyce Nicholaides, juniors. Attendants are Shirley Grable and Lorraine Gamber, sophomores and Mary Taylor and Flora Bridges, freshmen.
FROM THE CAIRO EVENING CITIZEN:

LOUISE GARRETT IS CROWNED MOUNDS HOMECOMING QUEEN

Approximately two hundred persons witnessed the crowning of Louise Garrett, Mounds Township High School senior, at the annual Homecoming Dance last night.

Balloting closed just thirty minutes before the coronation ceremonies, with Miss Garrett winning from a field of four. Other candidates were Virginia Thornton, Glenda Sitton, Joyce Nicholaides. Attendants were Flora Bridges, Mary Taylor, Shirley Grable, and Lorraine Gamber.

The queen, arrayed in a pink formal and carrying a bouquet of mums, was preceded to the stage by Larry Bill Britton, who carried the crown. Bill Tally, captain of the football team, which in the afternoon defeated an alumni team 18-8, placed the crown upon Miss Garrett's head as she knelt. She read the oath after which she paid tribute to former students in service. After the tribute, the assemblage stood in silence while Jack Stalcup's orchestra played the national anthem. Proceeds from the dance will be used for the next junior-senior prom in May.
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