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Page 14- Wednesday, February 13, 1980 Letter from former Con.holly student &apos; O-<'e- e Continued from page 8 might not sound so special today, but in 1948 or 1949, few of us in Cloverdale High School saw ourselves ex- ploring the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, let alone par- ticipating in the half-time activities at one of Cal's football games. We didn't even have a football team in Cloverdale at that time. However, this guy was determined to give us all of the world we could handle and that he did. He not only took us to participate in Cal's Band Day in Berkeley every year, but he took us to music Prices effective Wed., Feb. 13 tlru Tues., Feb. 19, 1980 Shop 'N Save Markets All Stores Open Mon., Feb. 18 lOa.m.--7p.m. 'l 'l I festivals at San Jose State College, his alma mater (we I .00betrY must have been pretty good by then ) and to Cal, Davis for  picnic day. We were wide (t (  i ho.llCEr::: /jO:=ockt t eyed and awed by a lot of the r I sights and happenings but we never felt out of place. We d had begun to do well as a i performing group and we were becoming so proud that "'/'f" ' it didn't matter anymore that  no one else ever knew where GRANNY GOOSE CHUN KING ,  I I / Cl0verdale was or that their / Tortilla Chow Me,n . ..   I l  bands were usually twice our size; in fact, it used to be a  Chips Noodles  =r=, f.  T  -'-n  . thrill, later, to see groups  Plain or Nacho Cheese 5 OZ. CAN fJ i _=D L .LaL |I,    -' 1 schools look at us and snicker  79 S7 because of the size of our bus or because they had never  @ . heard of Cloverdale. It didn t thetakesecurityUS too IOngof knowingt latch ontOthat    I  ..............  | after we were through )1. ,  [ q. I VICTOR,:, q.l playing, they would probably = "., i, * i ", take a second look because N  I might come out ahead of ' ' Bacon , them in competition. Little did we know that this would later be a lifelong gift. Ends Everyone needs to be good at something, and everYone " 'l EEF wantsto belong to something. \\;// , i " . Mr. C. gave us all of this as a Z IILi BONELESS  l BONELESS (BEEFCHUCK)II =,_=IUPERT I  i II gift long before the II w psychologists were making 1 I  .dltmL ..llw . i Cross Rib II OZPKG ECIAL.' [ J Ill[|l t-J an issue of security and peer I[!: i i came the bonus of knowledge and appreciation of music. 1 E RO air  [ eTp[l5 ::::! I nted that the band was nt '/ I  "dQa    ti his only group going. He also had an award-winning choir [ and he started that in much the same way as the band. In  I   i'  I I BONELESS(BEEF LOIN)  i A  n " fact, it startedasa Girls' I ra !1 ! ,. ,o. o,,.a,.  lb. oulotte i ti ;b- "'*es"''a"''"l  ___LI Steak i ''" his family, but he also took it to heights unimaginable in the beginning. One year, , I ,,=_"  OCEAN FRESH -],BI- _ m i_t I probably 1951, he had over fifty studentsinthechoirand _I I v,o,,, I _=,, 7lU.s.o.-.]JI |   r there were only ap- Z " 100% Ground $2.19 ,. . u.2 Rib Steaks........ ,, prximatelyne-hundredandl.icSHOP'NSAithirty students in the whole I Di'p'Or C"O|c Ir.._VlC Sd, school. Again, there were ChQck 89 ,,,s, co.:,, _ o.s.o., c,o,c ,, .--. 'trips and awards and _Nvt ..... d Iivor -- - - rewards and MUSlC, MUSIC, a l ' [ sw= rdLamm Shoulder ql ...=.,I MUS|C. ,n ,95,, our choir jr i \\;:'ANY ;,lIE ,pK G was the first to ever win first place at the U.C. Berkeley -(. I "%' /AINI ....... . I &@c  i  MI OdUbdKI; OpGblai. Choir Festival ......... / --' uoast -- _ two years in a rOW.our Director was well on  -....--., ..... ::i::: ..... BoNELEsS--- i FRESHSKINLESS . his way to helping put a small (j)? [town on the map in the Pork B  i ;$ausagee.. 1,2, "* ::: ...... lht   .... i Link i i musical education world and oIst '!] FRESH in bringingpridentnlyt ,,',, I --    .= _ ....  ,_U m  1 ,hal|an $ II a( his students and all of the other students and faculty in ' I U ,, ' BII 1 u v  I   sivibe.." v, the school, but to a whole  IN .Iid = '0- -'n ;b , -,,,,, - - - community of devoted Steve and his band are being "" SteoI(S Lamb $1kolder Ck s *  honored with an invitation to "J n  .-:"  _  c=.,._,.,. .,. ....... ..,o,.| ,.,,.. ,,,,o.,,a, ,.. [ Pork Bu=II] ' ! IIC''r|z" guys do win and that quite possibly he who gives, so shall he receive. These  i It. I,m A.a.  I/ E. Linguica $ memories are lovingly  N'     submitted to enlighten some and to gthe memories of therswhhavebeenrare  I  I l/ - I i" I SMOKED now privilegedtoassociate '1 with Steve Connolly.  -j; He gave usa piece of the I IJ .  -- -- 1 I  I  Tj/so=go- world that many of us might n U  / , L p" snkod Sao I  I   / never have been brave - I  / ,u. I,;0Z:PG 'T.T,[  I ---=,, I/'!,V, $1_ A en'htgutandgetn  I  ':::?:G;;:'-::=I rk'r;a I "'"" "'" our o. .. . no, ,or . ,, (1i ,,,z .'1.42 Turkey Breast ryyk= ....--...-- gradual growing experience ..... . - KED he put us through. Many of 1 $ 12 OZ. PKG. us would never have had "X/7 I //.=l'  2 L .... $*' "  'b | 9 .. sausago **. i V anything but passive ap- ,,,-/f--" ...... 1 . "lIT lawsago.... I v preciation for music; he gave /f = us the opportunity to be /',, II participants. He even finally succeeded in convincing us e /---_ ................ .. ............................... :---  MAXWELL HOUSE [ HI-OR/     .  I  rewarding as asouza march </ ( NOW/';' aper I/.% I  I We could co.tin., this for OW'II many more pages because ' i .. I I 9 = the memories are rampant /,  j'J. i4L117" WL--" Ilvl JUMBO I "HOMEPRIDE lilT "'-L.%-'-"- I row that we've really started BETTY thinking back; however, we e" I ', : E- COLOR REPRINTS i --:- ::------- .ROL Wheat Brea we'll just add another few i--. IIl . -- thoughtsandlet someone else Z i i " - )it "3 m our ,.vom.  LOAF 80Z BOTTLE ALL API fill in what we left out or   i "_:..!!.; ..o.o y i coro " 14'/z OZ indeed never even knew, . because he's still con- l/ i ::::::::: Z'.-._.-=-- co,orneatives, ] eJ 59  [ dlll I .... i. ! I tributing thirty years later, 'Jr " .............................. "IAVII 10 OZ . -] ( II I I I l " I .Jr . 40 III" JAR  ---'IrI . I I r . . . a ndwe were only privileged      O  ' enough to share four of those years.