Achilles High School - Shield Yearbook (Achilles, VA)

 - Class of 1942

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42 Class Prophecy Having returned to my home In Gloucester after an absence of ten years I decided to go to the Edgehill Theater which I last attended In i942 The theater had been destroyed by an air raid In I945 but I discovered It had been rebuilt to a modern building by my old classmate Byron Conner During the news reel I saw Gwendolyn Harris giving curb service to Mr and Mrs George Hayes fthe former Miss Ann Williarnsl who were touring near Hollywood California on their honeymoon Gwen once The Oomph Girl of A H S should soon be taking Ann Sheridan s place as a star A special feature was a very surprising one and I was Indeed very much excited Ray mond Hodges who had been traveling since graduation had taken snap shots of nearly all the Seniors In the class of 42 and had mode a short movie This was very startling First I sow Gwendolyn Anderton In a neat white uniform as an experienced doctors nurse In Newport News Virginia Audrey and Doris Brown were doing a big business at A H S attending to theur new bakery shop Next I heard music Why of course It was Estelle Carmine now playing with a famous orchestra She had studied at Peabody Institute and was well on her way to success with the puano I saw a college and recognized the boy as Wallace Rowe The handsome sheik was now training for a basketball coach at Hampden Sydney The tall buIldIngs were recognized as New York City and as the camera flashed I saw a tall dark and beautiful girl none other than Billie Ishkanian a model there A flying field appeared lt was Langley Field where Robert Harris was a sergeant In the U S Army A car stopped before a large building and Edith Rowe and Fannie West with Red Crosses on their white caps got out I knew they were now doing work for the Red Cross As the movie changed again I saw Margi Hogge and Marguerute Brown In spotless white Next a young lady was seated behind a typewriter In a very elaborate office of a large firm I Identified her as Ido Moe Jenkins A school room appeared with typewriters and desks I Immediately knew the teacher as Alma King teaching commercial subjects A very familiar scene was next I recognized It as Poland s store where I saw Virginia Shockelford and Jack Poland who were recently married busily keeping store A little blond neatly dressed In a blue skating dress and white skatang shoes was seen instructing skaters at Mineola Skating Rink IH New York This girl was once one of Old MIII s best skaters Nancy Blair I recognized the next cIty as Richmond Virqinna where Delta Dame was seen doing secretarial work for a very prominent business executive The last picture was one which did not surprise me I recognized at first sight Willard Rowe who had spent ten years In Gloucester since graduation When I heard the musnc of Here Comes the Bride at once I knew he was marrying Alice Marie Newbill As I left the theater I was greeted by Mrs Carlton Heywood lLouIse Willuamsb who was once a Iolly member at school I also saw Roselle Deal and Dorothy Rowe who were still living ID Gloucester doing welfare work Almost a week has passed and I find my vacation will soon be over but before I leave I shall spend an afternoon at Achilles HIah School where Jennings Phillips has taken Mrs Harris s place as math teacher Tomorrow as I leave for the West Coast to resume my duties as Navy Nurse I shall stop at Norfolk VIrgInIa to see my good friend Anne Edwards who has become head surgeon at Norfolk General Hospital But wait I see two boys dressed In U S Navy uniforms Why they are Nolton Ambrose and Lawrence Hogge leaving on the next bus Suddenly some one spoke to me As I turned I was greeted by Kathleen Dudley who was going to California where she had taken G position as a singer Having looked into the future of each of my classmates I feel a sudden Intense desire to be alone with my thoughts MARTHA DUTTON 42 NINETEEN 1 I I , . I I I I U I - - I I II . II . . , . , . . ., 1 - ' I . I I . . I I . . . , , I , g , I I I . II . II I I I - I I . . .e . . . uniforms, leaning over a patient in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland. I .I . - , . . I . I . , , . . I . I r , . . - . II I II . . . . , . I . , ' I , - , I I I I I , I . . I . , , . . I I I I

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AC III TIME September I94O SCENE Achalles Haah School CHARACTERS JACK POLAND Presa lent WALLACE ROWE Vace Presaderat JAMES EARL Sl-IACKELEORD Secretary Treasurer ALSO Numerous Seas ned Junaors SYNOPSIS Amona the many anterestang e ents of thas year were our ts to Rach ond C attend the Passaora Play at the Mosque and thc other to compete an thc annual State Musac Eestawal We began to realaze our real amportonce when we placed our order for our class rangs Thus xear we lost Betty Mae Belyar We were laraely responsable for the organtzang ofthe Popular Song Club all otttces beana held bx Junaors ACT IV TIME Septcmber I9AI SCENE Achalles I-lagh School CHARACTERS ESTELLE CARMINE Presadent ANNE EDWARDS V Ce Presadent NANCY BLAIR Secretary Treasurer ALSO Thartx tour dagnafaed Senaors SYNOPSIS We are n w well on our way toward attaanlna our aoal graduataon Thas yeor tands our members holdang responsable ottaces an everx oraanazataon an school Thas year The Voace ot Achalles our chool paper mode tts debut The Englash Club was also orgonazed Cupad has already robbed us of two of our members Florence Grecn and Susae Rowe who elccaded that they preterrcd a weddaraa ccrtataccate to a doploma Bally I-lall I s I f L 'falac a bustne s posatton EPILOGUE It as too early to gave a complete reccrd cf call the out tandang events ot thas year causarag Act IV to be Incomplete We all are looktng forward to cur trap to Washangton D C and Our annual May Day Ee taval When the curtoan falls on Act IV ot the graduatang class of 42 at wall be wath tender mcnworaes ot the past four years at dear old Acnalles l-lagh School that the cast wall dasband to seek thear rcles on another stage VIRGINIA St-IACKELFORD, Htsaoraan Eaomiea f , ,,,,. . , ,, ,, ,,,, ,, , ,, ,, , , ,, , ,,,, , ,,,,, ,,,., . , ,, ,, A'- , ,,,, , A, , ' o ' s , y , ' vasa ' , m 5 on , tra , . If 4, I . . ,V I , . , I .. JI ' a a , ,. , , , , a 'X , , , , ,, , V'- L , fi . a , o ' f -4- , ' a F , a , S , , I . . E V N' a ' Y ' , f wa et as to 1 , s , . V . ' ' ' 5 a W I ' f s . A , . I ' ' U .



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Last Wall and Testament E the Senaor Class of l942 of Achalles Haah School beang of sound rnand and memory ,B , QL feel at as our duty to declare thas our last wall and testament We gave and bequeath to our beloved faculty our sancere affectaon our deepest reverence and the unlarraated wealth of our eternal memory lda Mae Jenkans walls her tube of lapstack to Alice Mcarae Newball To Carey Manor Raymond Hodges walls has love for redheads Jack Poland walls has art of sleepang an class especaally math to James Earl Shackelford Estelle Carmane walls the paano stool to Edna Haynes Anne Edwards wills her place an the Senaor Room to anyone who can fall at George Hayes walls to Hugh Rowe has penny panchang obalaty llt has a way wath the garlsl Martha Dutton walls her abrlaty as a flapper to anyone who can get around as well as s e Gwendolyn Anderton walls her vocal chords to Louas Shackelford Charles Hogg walls to John Brown hrs absent mandedness Nancy Blaar walls her tatle of Shorty to Esther Wallaams Lawrence Hogge walls has bottle of Vatalas to Johnny Nuttall Audrey and Doras Brown wall to the seventh grade boys the fun they had an hagh school To Bertha Ambrose Delta Dame walls her gaggles and occasaonal hysteracs Wallace Rowe walls has tatle The Sheak to Harry Jordan Jennangs Phallaps walls has powder and perfume to Clevard Daggs To Mayme Hogge Gwendolyn Harras walls ner oomph lYou better collect Mayme for every garl wants atl Margae Hogge wrlls her tatle of Lattle Kate to her saster Lorraane To Jennae Olaver Ballre lshkanaan walls her dramatac abalaty plus her costume jewelry Kathleen Dudley walls her marror to anyone who lakes to pramp an class lPlease dont push garlsll Roselle Deal walls her chewang gum to Dorothy Green llt s stalel Rose Marae Hogge walls her patraotasm to someone who can also keep up the morale of the army boys Nolton Ambrose walls has wase cracks and huntang abalaty to Maxwell Jordan Wallard Rowe walls has football fame to Freddae Green Edath Rowe wslls her quaetness to Nellae Jenkans Dorothy Rowe walls to Edla Tevepaugh her soft ball abalaty Varganaa Shackelford walls her pleasant dasposataon to Dorothy Hogge Ann Wallaams walls her gaft of gab to Ruth Newton Robert Harras walls that smale to the aarl who most apprecaates at Louase Wallaams walls to anyone who can make as much noase as she can her place an the Pep Club Fonnae Bet West leaves her place an the cafeteraa to Mannae Quallaan Morguerate Brown walls her complaants to Ordale Brown ln behalf of the Senaor Class I Byron Conner wall to the Junaor Class the Senaor Home Room and all the hard knocks and fun wath whach we have come an contact as Senaors BYRON CONNER 42 TWENTY l .L .'. J. ,, ,L , - r I A I l 1 1 a a , . 1 1 - - -- 11 11 , . . ,, ,, A . , , . , . . ,, , ,, 1 1 - - . a 11 11 1 - 1 1 . . . ,, . ,, . , , . , . . . . . , , , . . . 1 . . 1, . ,, . , . 1 1 1 1 1 1

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