CHAIRS: Grace and Carl Lindquist
Grace and Carl were asked by Russ Twiss to help fill in.
Since they were not in charge for the full week, they did not choose the
Theme Speaker. Here is Grace telling of the week:
Twiss called in despair because the people had backed out.
"Twissie" organized everything in those days - made the rules.
She was an old schoolteacher type - very
don't remember much about the conferences specifically, but we were busy
every minute... I had never
been in a situation where people were so helpful... It was very easy to
fit in. I remember we ran an anti-smoking campaign and gave out awards.
The smokers got mad at us, and then we all went out to the
graveyard on the last night and smoked!
In those days you could smoke anywhere on the
porch. And the
tennis courts! You could blame anything on the cracks!
Carl was often the Talent Show host.
He and another guy put on a very memorable pantomime showing a
typical tennis game - they were diving all over the stage trying to hit
the imaginary ball. It was
THEME SPEAKER: Dr.
John F. Hayward
In the "Ruth Twiss Conferences", Twissie was the Registrar and
coordinator and she chose the Chairs for the week. Twissie would also
select the Theme (if there was one) and the Lecturers (Theme
The price of Room and Board
(6 Day Conference, per Person):
The amount for LOAS Program Fees:
| $12 for adults
|| $6 under 17
The Boat Ride cost:
| $3.50 for adults
|| $2.50 under 12
Parking costs were:
Commercial Lot parking only
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