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

 - Class of 1937

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THE PIONEER JUNIOR OFFICERS Mildred Atkinson. President Elmer Shaver. Vice President Gibson Maxwell. Secretary J. Willard Brubaker. Treasurer Junior Sentiments I N OUR new surroundings, three years ago, as Freshmen, we felt very insignifi¬ cant, but the congeniality of the teachers and pupils soon made us feel that we were really a part of the school. The road ahead looked long and hard, but through persistence on our part and untiring effort on the part of our teachers the year’s work was finished. Each year the work is more advanced and our success is measured by the zeal which we put into the task. We are fortunate to live in a period in which it is recognized that high grades are not the only indication of one’s education. It is very pleasant to be able to put up a perfect examination paper and receive a high mark, but a question of vastly more importance is—Do we have the proper appreciation of the subject? As someone has said, “The best reward is the sense of worthy achievement.” There is another important side to our school life, in addition to that of scholastic standing. We will be remembered by our schoolmates and teachers as they know us in school. If they know us to be rude, thoughtless, discourteous, or dishonest, impressions like these are not soon forgotten. If we are kind, thought¬ ful, courteous, and honorable, just so we shall be remembered. People may forgive us for these things, but they cannot forget them. So let us, as Seniors, apply ourselves more earnestly to our work; let us, in the words of Tennyson, “strive, seek, find, not yield”; but let us also keep in our hearts the prayer, “So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” If we endeavor to cultivate attributes like these, surely our Alma Mater will be proud of us when we go out as Seniors of ’38, for such ideals belong to the traditions which have been handed down from the early days of Salem High School. It is these which distinguish our beloved Andrew Lewis High School today. 4 36 U June Hoover

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of 193 7 She teaches the children to be precise—- A. L. ' s Home Ec. teacher, Irene Price. Of kindergarten teachers, we all agree The very best is Miss Dorothy Lee. There are all kinds of stores in every town. But Keister Boone’s have the greatest renown. When teams want justice they just cry, “Save us!” To the competent sports critic, Edith Davis. She ' s a girl who never says, “I can’t”— The able tennis champion, Beulah Grant. For Andrew Lewis much money he saves—- The newly elected principal, Preston Graves. Here’s to the curer of ill, James Hall, Who, as bacteriologist, has surpassed us all. Thelma Poff, who was a great help to us. Is now librarian at Andrew Lewis. Dumb Greek students meet their Waterloo, Under the native Greek teacher, Peter Apostolou. We salute the mission worker, Helen Brillhart, Who did not hesitate her work to start. You all know the lady who’s the talk of the town; The distinguished society lady, Evelyn Brown. She’s known as a typist, near and far, The former Lewis grad, Marguerite Carr. Everyone’s reading the latest book Of the newly-discovered writer, Mary Sue Cook. Just as she did at Andrew Lewis High Eva Mae Johnson in beauty contests ranks high. In housekeeping, there are very few Who can surpass Elizabeth Perdue. Candler, a real estate man of repute. Possesses honesty that no one can refute. Leslie Keith, Police Chief of New York, Has discovered a way to make criminals talk. A salesman no longer seems a bore. When Glenn Fitze comes up to your door. Says Hugh Gresham, who has taken to the air, “There are no policemen or speed limits there.” Virginia Poff is the very best In the professional sportswoman’s test. Here’s to Elizabeth, of the Middleton clan, Who plays a clarinet in a famous band. A producer of songs with marvelous tones Is the competent person, Bernice M. Jones. Social queen, Aminee Jones, will be around soon— I wonder if she’s still with Mr. “Moon.” There ' s one whose score will never fall; Gordon Craig in golf has surpassed them all. Carole McCallum is the best When it comes to the radio test. Remembering the thrill a uniform carried. Mavis Parker is now to an officer married. Day and night Hazel Arthur slaves j n a beauty parlor, giving permanent waves. At any social gathering, Mary Bowling Starts the ball of good times rolling. Music students work like the deuce; They like the teachers. Misses Branch and Bruce. She ' s a competent seamstress (so we have heard) Everyone patronizes Miss Ethel Byrd. In her pastime, the teacher, Nellie Myers, Collects for classes, pictures of monks and friars. Jack Blackard halted in his bright new taxi; He was hailed by the dancer, Alice Maxey. We just heard that Gwendolyn Garner Is married to a royal foreigner. Buddy Breithaupt is all in a rage Because of success in designing a stage. Higginbotham and Hurt are fit as fiddles As “house-mothers” at the leading hospitals. Emily Carter has a distinguished place As English teacher—and is she an ace? Evelyn Farrell, after a college course, Is very successful as a nurse. Nancy Ruth Poage went to teachers’ college; About teaching school she acquired much knowledge. Josephine Hudgins in her try for fame. Added the term, “Lawyer,” to her name. Katherine Phillips for a word was never at a loss; Now she’s married and is still her own boss. Ruby Miller has recently become a star; Her pictures are sought both near and far. Edith Meadows is a famous dietician, Owing largely to her “vaulting ambition.” Irene Grissom took Home Economics with the future in view; As we all know, her dreams have come true. Hazel Grubb watches over them, for better or worse, And is head of her profession as nurse. “Benny Goodman” doesn’t mean a thing, When Barger, Peery, and Lewis swing. Carroll Wood is fathoms below, Looking for goldfish in H-0. Genevieve Gardner’s writing rhymes For both London and New York Times. Virginia Loope writes book reviews For the well-known paper, The Chicago News. Architect speaks with a tongue of fire— Namely, J. C. W. West, Esquire. Rachael Parker’s at the preview, for certain; She’s right there when the pull the curtain! Arlen Christley, as a chemist, has gained great fame; His discoveries are quite a credit to his name. Down the road the sportswoman roared— Margaret Parker in her brand new Ford. She works and works without complain— The Y. M. C. A. hostess, Helena Drain. She dates every night without failing; Does the grammar-school principal, Laura Fralin. Ida Cecil taught school awhile Something greater now—she lives in style. B. Christley and Duncan just made this confession— For them the job as clerks is a favorite profession. Paderewski now has been outdone; Sibyl Stump is Number One. Louise Carroll to Detroit did go. To work in the booth of a leading show. Martha Henry at fancy work is good; She’s always done the best she could. A. L. sees Hazel Brubaker’s smiling face; She’s taken Mrs. Bradley’s place. Helen Broughman is not a mathematician. But she does her stuff as an excellent beautician. Margaret Brogan as a student was always bright; As a math teacher, she leaves all out of sight. Frances Grubbs—well, I just don ' t know— Some folks do puzzle one so! And now to end this foolish chatter, C. Brice’s tennis records made others ' not matter. By the time you read this column. Our necks will have been broken. Because we have been so bold as to say These things which have been spoken. And so, however great or small Is the future you have in view, “Give to the world the best that you have, And the best will come back to you. " I wish I were a real prophet. That I your future might really foresee. I ' d give you all the best career there is, A home—happiness to the highest degree. —Stump and Longaker { 35

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of 19 3 7 Juniors Adams, Helen Agee, William Akers, Vera Akers, James All, Elsie Alvarado, Alfred Amos, Virginia Andrews, Ai.dine Atkinson, Mildred Baker, Terrence Bavse, Justin Beck, Marion Beckner, Oneda Black, Wanda Blackard, Margaret Blackburn, Evelyn Bliss, Mary Jane Bowman, Lillian Bradley, Irene Brown, James Brubaker, J. Willard Bryant, Thelma Bryant, Ruby Buck, Mildred Bush, Forest Butts, Sarah Byrd, Catherine Campbell, Catherine Campbell, Nealure Carper, Robert Carter, Elizabeth Cecil, Lois Chamberlain, Edmund Cheatham, Margaret Clark, Esther Clark, Lucy Clifton, Claudine Coleman, Charlotte Coleman, Julia Cook, Charles Coon, Jane Crews, Ruth Davidson, Patricia Dean, Henry Dearing, Henry Doughman, Eva Jane Duncan, Georgia Dutton, Hubert Echols, Nancy Ellis, Shirley Epperley, Robert Francisco, Oswald Gallion, Ralph Garrett, Thelma Garst, Kathryn Gearhart, Helen Gilbert, Warren Glass, Samuel Gottschalk, Carl Graybill, Ruth Greenwood, Sarah Grisso, Douglas Grisso, Louis Grubb, Ruby Grubb, Ruie Guthrie, Nadine Hamlin, Charles Harvey, Melvin Hamlett, Virginia Haupt, Jean NOT PICTURED. «f 37 )

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