COMMUNITIES: Something for the Kids

For several years parents and school officials of the little farming community of Utica, Kans. (pop. 300) have worried that youngsters might be injured in the boisterous yearly initiation of high school freshmen by the senior class. So Mrs. Betty Stevens, English teacher and sponsor of this year's senior class, decided to try something different. Instead of seeing her charges mill around all evening at a rough-house gymnasium party, she would get the seniors to lead the freshmen on a pre-Halloween trip through a haunted house. Principal William Hobert Sallee, 60, got into the spirit of the thing, thought...

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