Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA)

 - Class of 1935

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The Pioneer of 1935 Senior Class Prophecy Salem, Virginia May 20, 1950 T HE LIBRARY of Andrew Lewis High School has been presented an interesting report, the result of a great deal of research on the part of Jane Akers, a librarian in Washington. This report contains some interesting facts concerning an important group of people, the graduates of this institution in the year of 1935, fifteen years ago. The following are excerpts from this report: No class since Salem ' s first high school was founded has had such a large percentage of celebri¬ ties as has the Class of 35. . . .Among the world-famous clergymen of the day are Ammon Sears, John Eller, Kenneth Bain, and Charles Wright. . . .The well-known judges, Garner Dobyns and Eldridge Shaver, are always good front-page news. . . .Four senators in Washington are lucky in their choice of Murrill Bowman, Vera Calhoun, Claudine Poff and Catherine Richardson as secre¬ taries. . . .The book, “Adventures of a Hitchhiker,’’ by Vincent Hilton, is a best seller. . . .When Hollywood scores a success, the heroine is either Louise Dawson, Nanette Musser, or Betty Fagg . . . . Ruel Watkins, the aviator, has just completed the first nonstop flight around the world. . . . Patsy Lewis and Ezella Witt are offering something unique in radio voices—and are making quite a hit. . . .Constance Cheatham and Auvray Keith have twice tied for the title, “Miss America’’ . . . .Two noted physicians in New York are James Cochran and Hubert Stanley. . . .The present president of Roanoke College is Mac Brown. . . .The most sought-after magazine illustrators of the day are Jerry Crawford and Louise Overstreet. . . High school girls of every country worship the movie heroes, Bernard Snyder, Morris Murphy, and James C. Penn. . . .Our most successful modern interior decorators are Phoebe Gilmore, Margaret Rice, Hazel Richardson and Laura Oakey. . . .Helen Fisher and Lois Williams have the most exclusive dress shop in Georgia. . . .Our Baptist missionary to darkest Africa is Louise Morgan.... Thomas Hodges is the star announcer on the Columbia network. . . .Augusta Saul is our present Foreign Minister to France. . . .Joe Bower, Richard Cormell, Thayer Morris, Leonard Hale, James Sale and Robert Dew have entered the relatively new vocation of recreational director in the largest cities of France and England.... Everyone wants to learn from the attractive school marms, Aubrey Lee Tucker, Alice Dooms and Dorothy Doss. . . . The three largest women ' s colleges in Virginia have very efficient deans; namely, Mary Louise Thomas, Elizabeth Lambert and Dorothy Hatcher.... Betsy Stone and Ruth Morehead are the literary critics of the New York Sun, which Opal Craun edits. . . .Billy Haislip and James Martin have just returned from Australia, where they supervised the construction of the world ' s largest bridge. . . .Wall Street ' s busiest brokers are Jack Koener, Aubrey Mutter, Ashland Gale and Edward Brown. . . .Sickness is a pleasure when the “girls in white” are Evelyn Ayers, Lelia Blankenship, Annie Hontz, Ella Mae Nichols, Trennie Hess, or Alice McCallum. . . . Gordon Maxwell is our present Secretary of Agriculture and Frances is his competent secretary.. . . The greatest Shakespearian actress of to-day is Mathilda Brugh.... Bob Barnett is making foot¬ ball history on the Southern California Team. . . .Arthur Smallwood, Billy Brand and Howard Booth have reached the U. S. Senate, and are quite influential members. . . .The most popular of the sister acts on Broadway is the one put over by the Jeffries twins. . . .Having a tender feeling in his heart for English students of his Alma Mater, Alexander Apostolou has recently completed a simplified translation of the ancient Greek works, Homer ' s “Iliad " and “The Odyssey,” into English.... Ruth Hollyfield is the head librarian of the Carnegie Library and is ably assisted by Myra and Reba Ingram.. .. Pauline Rettinger and Josephine Puckett are the most famous costume designers in Hollywood. . . .Thomas Via has become popular as a landscape engineer. . . . Jerry Sink and E. R. Black are the most successful criminal lawyers in Chicago. .. .Robins Hall Page Twenty-Six

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Andrew Lewis High School S . ■ L--J-- ' - - . -MSharles Alexander - right, Jr. •; , ■ Vrnan (hat knows and knows that he knows Phoebe Ann Gilmore A likable girl and a good Jriend Literary Club, 2; Spanish Club, 3 Rachel Reese The mildest manner and the quietest Elizabeth Sidney Yonce When pleasure and studies clash, let the studies go smash! Home Economics Club, 1-2; Literary Club, 1; Latin Club, 1: Girl Reserves, 1-2-3-4: Glee Club, 3-4. 7 1 Mary Louise McGhee Happiness is that quality which makes girls attractive Home Economics Club, 2; Glee Club, 3 Harry Lee Branum Here is a man ; take him for what he is - ( To the Cl ass of Thirty-Five ti-A- - £ S3 ' Write us a poem, ” they ask As though it were an easy task. Should I to this end debase The sacred song of our race? What shall I write? I have not the might To place sweet melodies upon a page Or give justice to this modern age. Then, l think of our Senior Class And words naturally pass From my heart to my pen Our days in high school are past; The future is approaching fast. Each has his separate part, And must work with all his heart. We’ve braved the stormy gales ; We ' ve absorbed the same old tales; We ' ve shared our trouble and our joy, And pursued all knowledge, coy. Is there naught to break the spell For us to whom all seems so well? Tis a sorrow we can ' t dispel —- 4 6

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Andrew Lewis High School is the present Secretary of the Navy. . . .Mildred Naff has become famous as “the Second Grade Allen ’. . . .Logan Bowman is a world-famous brain specialist. . . .George Gray is noted for his remarkable contribution toward making television a reality. . . .N. B. C.’s most popular sports announcers are Petie Bunting and Norman Cormell. . . .Frances Cheek and Daisy St. Clair are athletic directors at Bryn Mawr and Vassar, respectively.... Most surprising of all, Cornelia Hoge is a noted lawyer and Helen Ireland, a daring aviatrix. . . .The drastic changes in the educational field of the last few years are due to the noted educators, Posey Eades and Luther Engle. . . .The best models in •all New York are Martha Crowley, Edith Reynolds, Helen Carson and Sidney Yonce. . . .Marie Gray is now teaching Latin at Andrew Lewis. . . Luke Pillis and Herman Naff are coaches at Yale and Harvard, respectively. . . .Natalie DeHart and Virginia Reese are the most popular comedy team on the air.... Richard Peery is an eminent scientist of the day.... The model farms of Raymond Bishop, Guilford Huff, John Dutton and Alfred Dowdy are the pride of the state. . . .Katherine Spradlin is a world-celebrated musician. . . .Marie Jones, Doris Akers, Frances Martin, Claudine Owen and Alma Cannaday are teachers in some of the larger business colleges. Some dignified bankers are Clay Nininger, Jake Showalter and Roderick Ennis. . . . Between trips abroad, Anne Taylor Wiley is known in Virginia as “the Second Dolly Madison " . . . . Louise McGhee, Lois Whitlock, Mary Louise Rothgeb and Ruby Wirt are very successful beauti¬ cians. . . .Lee Gutherie, Lewis Daniels, Earl Long and Arthur Starkey manage an automobile corporation which has designed some of the most unusual models in automobile history. . . .Mary Earley, Louise Miller, Ruth Hundley, Lena Shepherd and Virginia Harr are home economics teachers. . . .The most prominent railroad executives at present are Thomas Morris, Meredith Boone, Ralph Barnett and Fred Hannah. . . .Edna Mowles and Atlee Kidd are the most popular vocalists on the Columbia network. . . .The most energetic welfare workers in Virginia are Ruby Rice, Margaret Rice, Eunice Draper, Page Aliff and Vesta Amos. . . .Lewis Hash, Price Mutter, Earnest Doyle and David Cunningham are successful manufacturers. . . .Earl Rosalie Stevens, Bessie Givens, Charlotte Garst and Helen Grey are among the outstanding business women of the day. . . .Lavinia Andrews, Lillian Poff and Mary Moran are dietitians in a large hospital in New York. . . .Shirley Graham is now coach at Notre Dame. . .Harry Lee Branum and Lawrence Myers are operating a large chain of cross-country garages. . . .Beverly Byrd, Robert Blackard, Charles Ledford and Leo Whiticar are prosperous merchants in Richmond. . . .Lynwood Moses is the saxophone player and Charles Beller the tenor in Earl Powell ' s world-famous orchestra. . . . Gladys Mitchell and Ida St. Clair are teaching in a junior woman’s college in Virginia. Page Twenty-Seven

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