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05/19/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
On the Good Ship Lollipop

“If you want instant gratification, go suck a lollipop.”

- Dr. Philip Mogul

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   I'm not feeling especially well. This would be a perfect day for a lollipop.....

BONUS - -  On the Good Ship Lollipop - Shirley Temple - From the movie Bright Eyes (1934)



"On the Good Ship Lollipop" was the trademark song of child actress Shirley Temple. Temple first sang it in the 1934 movie Bright Eyes. The "ship" in the song is an aircraft; the scene in Bright Eyes where the song appears takes place on an American Airlines Douglas DC-2 which is taxiing. It was especially popular because Shirley herself had choreographed it. In the song, the "Good Ship Lollipop" travels to a candy land. There is a direct reference to an aeroplane in the song: "Someday I'm going to fly/I'll be a pilot, too...". The song was composed by Richard A. Whiting and the lyric was supplied by Sidney Clare. 500,000 copies of the sheet music, published by Sam Fox Publishing Company were sold, and a recording by Mae Questel (the cartoon voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl) reputedly sold more than 2 million copies...[citation needed]

   I personally tend to forget this little detail concerning this song.   Contrary to popular belief, the ship in the song is an aircraft.

   I'm so embarrassed!!!


    My own mama    the late Maxine Frix Buckley (John Marshall HS - '25) would have turned 109 years old today. How can this be?!?  Happy Birthday, Baba!



   Happy Birthday today to the ever gorgeous     David Whitley ('67) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:
21 -
 Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA;

22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57);

24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);

25 -   The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57) (deceased 04 Nov 2009);

26 -  Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR!   

   Many Happy Returns to You All!



May 19, 1917 - The Norwegian football club Rosenborg BK was founded.



May 19, 1926 - Benito Mussolini announced that democracy was deceased. Rome became a fascist state.

May 19, 1937 - Adolf Hitler asked the Vatican to rebuke Chicago Cardinal Mundelein for his criticism of the Nazis.

May 19, 1942 - In the aftermath of the Battle of the Coral Sea, Task Force 16 headed to Pearl Harbor.

May 19, 1943 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill told the U.S. Congress that his country was pledging their full support in the war against Japan.

May 19, 1943 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt set Monday, May 1, 1944 as the date for the Normandy landings ("D-Day"). It would later be delayed over a month due to bad weather.

May 19, 1944 - 59 Italian resistance fighters were massacred on a mountain pass above Genoa, Italy. On July 5, 2002, Nazi SS officer Friedrich Engel was convicted of murder for the massacre. He was sentenced to seven years but was spared jail time due to his age (93).  


TODAY IN 1967:

Friday, May 19, 1967 - Painter and sculptor Massimo Taccon was born in Rome, Italy.


“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

- Albert Einstein
(14 Mar 1879 - 18 Apr 1955)


From My Friend, Tina, of SC (soon to be PA) - 05/20/17:

  Thanks, Tina!




“It's difficult to remember when you haven't played it before.”

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar




- "Lollipops are an old-fashioned sugar candy favorite. You can vary the colors or flavors to suit your tastes. Make sure you have an accurate candy thermometer for this recipe!"



From - 05/18/13:

A lawyer was cross-examining the doctor about whether or not he had checked the pulse of the deceased before he signed the death certificate.

"No," the doctor said. "I did not check his pulse."

"And did you listen for a heartbeat?" asked the lawyer.

"No I did not," the doctor said.

"So," said the lawyer, "when you signed the death certificate, you had not taken steps to make sure he was dead."

The doctor said, "Well, let me put it this way. The man's brain was in a jar on my desk but, for all I know, he could be out practicing law somewhere."


1. Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1962 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at Doubletree Hotel, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA. SEE: and CONTACT:

2. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

3. Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1967 will hold their 50-Year Reunion. SEE:


PRAYER ROLL: - updated 03/11/17

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Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."


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On the Good Ship Lollipop

Words by Sidney Clare
(15 Aug 1892 - 29 Aug 1972)

Music by Richard A. Whiting
(12 Nov 1891 - 10 Feb 1938)

Made Famous by Shirley Temple
(b. 23 Apr 1928)

I've thrown away my toys
Even my drum and train.
I wanna make some noise
With real live aeroplanes.

Some day I'm going to fly.
I'll be a pilot too.
And when I do, how would you
Like to be my crew...

On the good ship lollipop.
Its a sweet trip to a candy shop
Where bon-bons play
On the sunny beach of Peppermint Bay.

Lemonade stands everywhere.
Crackerjack bands fill the air.
And there you are
Happy landing on a chocolate bar.

See the sugar bowl do the tootsie roll
With the big bad devils food cake.
If you eat too much ooh ooh
You'll awake with a tummy ache.

On the good ship lollipop
Its a night trip into bed you hop
And dream away
On the good ship lollipop.


"On the Good Ship Lollipop" midi courtesy of - 05/18/08

"On the Good Ship Lollipop" lyrics courtesy of - 05/18/08

Lollipops Image courtesy of - 05/18/07

Airplane clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of - 05/18/08

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05
Thanks, Cheryl!

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of - 05/29/06

Animated  Laughing Jerry courtesy of Cookie Phillips Tyndall ('64) of VA - 06/14/06
Thanks, Cookie!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of - 05/23/16

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