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

 - Class of 1939

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ANDREW LEWIS MIDDLE SCHOOL Salem, Virginia •jL - ' X AjU t -rXjO jCAs- 6 3L A £J cr , -m-y - v jCjCJ cLudU e au -rT; 0- sCAs a vt4o oC , Z Aas - (s 0-?- oL £e- Cs - i ★ Clay Model by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood LIBRIS V • » ! z» - ; -• " .v; y • • ;; V a • • " V •■ . • ’ ' ■:■ .- : ' • • ••• .: ■ ■••- ' • . , • , .• . . . V - ' . • .,; . . • :.■ .• 4 W H 1 ' 4 W COPYRIGHT Helen Sheahan Chewning Editor Keister Greer Business Manager ★ ★ ★ ★ it To the student of the past who helped to make the traditions of our school what they are today; to the student of the present who is proudly loyal to those ideals, ever seeking to maintain and advance them; to the student of the future who will con¬ tinue to carry on in the same trustworthy manner, we wish to pay tribute by dedicating this 1939 Edition of The Pioneer. Clay Models by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood ★ ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ ASTERPIECES of art in sculpture and painting have been produced throughout the ages which perpetuate for the world great moments—moments of glory or moments of suffering which stir the human soul. Verses have been written and melodies created which inspire the soul of man to noble thoughts and actions. Books have been written which immortalize great mo¬ ments in the history of mankind. We, THE PIONEER STAFF, have sought to capture and record for you, the students of Andrew Lewis High School, the rapture of such a moment—a moment which you yourselves have made as you went on “striving, seeking, finding,” each day. We present the 1939 Pioneer, the story of “A Day in School,” with the wish that it may glorify for you the moment and enable you to hold forever the joy that was yours in making it. ANDREW LEWIS HIGH SCHOOL Name of pupil O ry J os CjtL m p I t € 11 V)«he Sex Parent or guardian Address of parent or g-uardian. Date of pupil’s birth School last attended Grade or class completed I ’ f . Date . AcL). LQJr sj 3Ct E B, Tko Mu ' , r 6oi3J3 MfdrsM 2$ 1 [ a a 743 1} Ghd ) | ve w Li 3f£ W i N l Cf h FifcsL Tgirth, tb QJr ) + tr •+■ t ' - ' •or-ttrydi ' air ' m js « Name 1 ho toCL% Jo€ Gs WVpBjtii l)at( J cufl- lo.mi • ' « I ite : amily n ' ame : : • I i home Room i.O lo No. Units to date 5 " Course —;—— No. Units to da ' te . A c ou A im c Class S e cu O Y From 9:00 thru 3:30 • • THE EVENTS WH CH OCCUR It is 8:45 by the Office Clock. We are here—thirteen hundred of us ready and eager to begin the day. Our spacious Lewis Halls are scenes of laughter, cheer and gayety, as friends rush to and fro greeting friends, pausing for brief conversations by locker doors. Passing the office door where a long line is waiting we hear a familiar voice, “Is that your mother’s signature?” A glance at the clock warns that there are only two minutes in which to get to Home Room. Sud¬ denly all is quiet. The halls are vacant. The hilarity of the moment has disappeared as if by magic. “Lucifer Lewis” “Present” “Marie, your excuse, please.” “Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, for Thine is the Kingdom”— “Of course, none of us expect to miss the Jefferson Game. Will the Home Room President get the tickets from Mr. Oglesby, please.” “The principal would like to see John Smith and Rufus Roe in the office, please.” The bell sounds. Again, the halls resound with mirth for a brief five minutes. IN OUR SCHOOL LIFE 9 till 9:15 Clay Models by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood A SENIOR REVIEWS A TYPICAL DAY IN SCHOOL This morning I arrive earlier than usual for today is Friday which means that the newspapers must be delivered to the various home rooms. A moment later, passing along the first floor, newspapers tucked under my arm, I look over the Senior Class in general. How much we have changed from the squirming, giggling freshmen we were four years ago! Can we ever forget those memorable days at Broad Street High before we entered Andrew Lewis as sophomores? So very much has happened in that brief span of years that it is difficult to realize that even we, the Class of ’39, are donning cap and gown. Tempus fugit! Suddenly a loud blast from the hall interrupts my pleasant reverie. Not the nine o’clock bell—it can’t be, but it is—- and I haven’t started to deliver my papers. I’ll have to hurry! I am in English Literature Class now, eagerly watching the progress of “Hamlet” under “teacher’s” direction. I study my nearby classmates. While one of the pupils is swinging her locker key on what must be a five-foot string, another is dozing peacefully. How comfortable he looks! Another young man, a member of our Annual Staff, is arranging his candid camera in order to catch a characteristic pose of our professor impersonating the great Hamlet. Ready, aim, fire!— Yes, he really got a good pose. But at the sound of the next bell, we are in the hall again amid the chatter about Trig Class, the latest “stumper” in Geometry, the happenings in Sociology, and most recent Civics test. Second period finds us in English Grammar Class struggling quietly with a test. As my gaze out the window views the beautiful new addition to our building, I can but wonder how this high school will look ten years from now! Do, re, me, fa, sol—we’re in Music Class now getting “warmed up” for some real singing. What fun we’ve had in Music Class! Shall we ever forget “Pickles,” that grand operetta two years ago, which was followed up by “Miss Cherry- blossom” last year, and ’39’s “Oh Doctor!” And the trips our Music Club has enjoyed! The memories of these, as well as the songs, will live in our hearts forever. When the next bell sounds, the mad dash for the cafeteria begins. At the lunch table the events of the day form the subject for discussion. “Do you know what happened in Algebra 4, today . . . You don’t say. . . Wasn’t that cute? . . . Yes, I mean it . . . etc., etc.” A little later we stroll up to the first floor for a view of our classmates. Oh, excuse me—(I just bumped into some one.) Next is “Lovers Lane.” (In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to-?) Lunch is over and we pass on to Chemistry Class. Suddenly I remember that an experiment is today’s assignment. “Only five more minutes, you’d better hurry,” says the instructor. “Did you hear that? We have only five more minutes to finish this crazy experiment. What—the hydrochloric acid? Heavens, I poured it out. I thought it was water. You say the Bunser burner won’t light? Let’s get a light from Mickey. Now, why won’t this litmus paper turn blue? No wonder—we’ve done the wrong experiment!” At this part of the day, fifth period, we turn our thoughts aside from studies to our extra-curricula activities. On Friday, assemblies usually occupy the time—and speaking of assemblies, remember the Dramatic Club’s production of “The Red Lamp,” the acrobats from University of Virginia, The Pioneer Staff’s Amateur Hour, which presented some of Lewis’ “Men of Brawn,” and numerous other enjoyable occasions? On Thursdays, the various clubs meet and hold programs. Usually on the other days, we study (?) in our home rooms. We’re in French Class now, translating “Labbe Constantin.” As I gaze out the window, however, my mind unwit¬ tingly wanders far from French. Yes, our four years of high school have been full of gala occasions. Going back a few years—the Jeff.-Lewis game when we cheered our team on to victory. We’ll win again soon, we feel, and that’s a challenge to the team of 1940 and all the teams to come. “The Blue and White will wave on high!” And then, we’ll never forget our Senior Play—that rip-roaring comedy, “The Patsy.” In this same class are those tournaments of public speaking and debating that helped put Lewis “on the map.” The publications of our alma mater— The Pioneer and Andrew Lewis News —we salute not only their editors but also the staffs. May they continue to hold high the standards for which they are known. Last, but far from least, we pay tribute to our teachers—those ladies and gentlemen of the faculty who patiently and kindly have guided our faltering footsteps over four years. They deserve a great deal more praise than we are capable of giving them. And our classmates—the boys and girls of our own age with whom we have worked and played—we shall never fail to connect them with the happiest days of our lives. We have come to the end of the trail. Behind us the sun is setting—the sun of our high school career. But there will be another sun rising as a new day in our lives. It is this new day we eagerly anticipate. Let come what may, we shall never lose sight of high school days. . . Horrors! Is she talking to me? “Ma’am? I’m sorry. I didn’t hear you. Yes’m, I have my book open—well, maybe not to the right page. Translate? Ah, ah, yes’m.” The bell! Thank heavens, just in time. A day in school is ended! —Eleanor C. Folk SENIORS CALL ASSEMBLY TO ELECT CLASS OFFICERS Van Wood. Helen Chewning Mary Hoover . . . Henry Wood. .... President Vice President . Secretary . . . . Treasurer ewts THE SENIORS Mary Elizabeth Adams Pretty Pictures; Pal Latin Club, 3 Frank Adams “Babe”; Business College F. F. A., 2 Harvey Agee “Mountain Music”; Solomon Aviation Club, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4 Anne Elizabeth Akers M. D.; Beta Club Latin Club, 1; Secretary, 2; President, 3; Literary Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 4; Student Council, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Girl Reserves, 2, 3 Katherine Mae Akers “Blues Singer”; Los Angeles Latin Club, 1, 2; Student Council, 2; Literary Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4; Girl Reserves, 3, 4; Annual, 4 Eugene Norton Aliff Chewing Gum; Hair Lotion F. F. A., 3, 4 Dorothy Ribble All Cook Books; Contentment Literary and Library Club, 4 John Edward Ashford Geometry Shark; “Goldie-Locks” Ilona Anvalee Bailey Drug Store; Stage Crew Latin Club, 1; Band, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Girl Reserves, 3, 4 Earl Samuel Bain Bush Jackets; “Baron” Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Class Vice President, 1, 2 ic 1939 THE SENIORS Edith Josephine Bain Still Waters; Florence Nightingale French Club, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4 William Campbell Barger “Bill”; Back-Stage Latin Club, 1, 2; Orchestra, 2; Fli-Y Club, 3, 4; Band, 3, 4; Chora! Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Stage Crew, 3, 4 Edith Clare Baumgardner Red Tulips; Coffee Pot Literary Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Choral Club, 4 Ida Walker Beale Mustard; Carefree Fay Kirkwood Beatty Debating; Lab. Technician Latin Club, 1, 2; Basket Ball, 2, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Literary Club, 2, 3; Debate Club, 4; Debate Cup, 3 Edith Geraline Beckner Beethoven; Vogue Latin Club, 1; Band, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra, 2; Literary Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2 Lillian Mildred Beckner “Short and Sweet” Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Latin Club, 3; Annual, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4 Elizabeth Williamson Bernard Saul of Tarsus; Tea at Four Girl Reserves, 2, 3, Secretary, 4; Choral Club, 3, 4; Annual, 4; Operetta, 3, 4 Anna Louise Black Duchess; Anagrams Dramatic Club, 4; Literary Club, 4 Ralph Powell Black “Red Lamp”; Step’n Fetchit Literary Club, 3; F. F. A., 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Debate, 3; Operetta, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Band, 3, 4; Student Council, 4; French Club, 3, President, 4 L meet THE SENIORS Pauline June Body Dark Nights; Letter Writing Literary Club, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Choral Club, 2; Annual, 4; Newspaper Staff, 3, 4; Assistant Librarian, 3, 4; Class President, 1 Margaret Elizabeth Bower Fleming High; Weiners Home Economics Club, 2, 3; Choral Club, 2 Hazel Elizabeth Bradford Braids; Seclusion Latin Club, 1; Literary Club, 2, 3, 4 Bernard Osborne Bradshaw, Jr. Swing Music; “Ozzie” Latin Club, 1; Hi-Y Club, 3, 4; Orchestra, 1, 2; Football, 3 James Franklin Brown “Mighty Mite” Monogram Club, 3, 4; Football, 2, 3, 4; Baseball, 3; Basket Ball, 2, 3 Mary Josephine Brown Librarian; Spinning Wheel Literary Club, 3, 4; Home Economics Club, 4 Ralph Goodman Brown Airplanes; Hieroglyphics President Aviation Club, 3, 4; Hi-Y Club, 3, 4; Football, 3 John William Bryant, Jr. Romeo; Curly-Top Band, 3, 4; Choral Club, 3, 4; Hi-Y Club, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Literary Club, 4; Student Council, 2, 3 Margaret Marie Buck Amethyst; Lone Pine Assistant Librarian, 4 Mary Virginia Burnop Photos; Velvet Ribbons Jke 1939 THE SENIORS Dolora Louise Campbell Angora Sweaters; Collegiate Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Art Club, 3 Mildred Campbell Carper “Pickles”; Pink Bows Latin Club, 1; Literary Club, 2, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Debate Club, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Basket Bali, 4 Robert Lee Carper, Jr. Count; Arguments Choral Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y Club, 3, 4; Vice President, 3; Treasurer Debate Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Operetta, 2; Literary Club, 4; Reading, 4 Edgar Clinton Carroll Detective Stories; Navy Mary Frances Carter Deep Forest(s); Les Bonbons Latin Club, 1, 2; Literary Club, 2, 3; Secretary, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Operetta, 2; Choral Club, 2, 3 , 4 Helen Sheahan Chewning Personality Plus; “Bon Voyage” Girl Reserves, 2, 3; News Staff, 3; Assistant Editor, 4; Annual, 2, 3; Editor of the Pioneer, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Debating, 1; Latin Club, 1, 2; Declamation, 2, 3, 4; Cheer Leader, 3, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Legion Contest, 3, 4; Student Council, 4; Senior Play George Curtis Counts “Extra! Extra!”; Ambition William Wiley Crawford “Ole Swimmin’ Hole”; “Billy” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4 Clifford Leon Crowder Dopey; Ferdinand Monogram Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 3, 4; Football, 3, 4; Baseball, 3, 4; Aviation, 4; Operetta, 3, 4; Senior Play Henry Dearing Eagle Scout Aviation Club, 3, 4 Lcueet tew THE SENIORS Martha Lois Driscoll Petite Fille; Brass Buttons Literary Club, 2, 4; Girl Reserves, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4 Edwin Franklin Dyer Horticulture, Hunting F. F. A., 1, 2, 3, Treasurer, 4 Carrie Mae Fisher Violets; Soft Music French Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 Eleanor Camper Folk Barrie’s Plays; Gold Bracelets Latin Club, 1, Secretary-Treasurer; Debating Club, 1; Poetry Club, 2; Girl Reserves, 2, 3; French Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 3; News¬ paper Staff, 3, Assistant Editor, 4; Annual Staff, 2, 3, Senior Editor, 4; Choral Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4; Beta Club, 4; Legion Speaking Contest, 4; Dramatic Club, 4, Secretary- Treasurer; Debating, 1, 3 4 ! Radford Debate Team, 3 Velma Frances Fralin Giggles; Marshmallows Choral Club, 1, 2; Librarian, 2 Florence Ruth Franklin Beauty Salon; Ruffles Beta Club, 3, 4; Home Economics Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4 S. Matthew Fridley Khaki; Civics Dorothy Wilson Garner Pythagorean Theorem; Fritz Kreisler Latin Club, 1, 2; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra, 1, 2; Dramatic Club, 4; French Club, 2, 3; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4 Geraldine Ada Garrett Ragdolls; “Gerry” , Choral Club, 2, 3; Home Economics Club, 3, 4 Hester Rebecca Garrett Brown Eyes; Flowered Taffeta Choral Club, 1, 2, 3; Home Economics Club, 4 JL1939 THE SENIORS Muriel Thelma Gearhart Summer Showers; Irish Lace Orchestra, 2, 3; Choral Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 George William Gearhart Walt Disney; Wisecracks Hi-Y Club, 4; Newspaper Staff, 4 Alice Gertis Gilbert (S) Miles; Skating Rink Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2 Warren William Gilbert Gutenburg; Handsome Heroes F. F. A., 1, 2; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Aviation Club, 3, 4 Emma Marie Gladden Home Economist Poetry Club, 2; Girl Reserves, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4 James Robert Goodwin Ball Fan; A’s French Club, 3; Beta Club, 3, 4; Class Vice President, 3; Student Council, 3 Rosalie Godbey Cozy Nook; Powder Blue Home Economics Club, 2, 3, 4; Literary Club, 2, 3, 4; Library Assistant, 1, 2, 3, 4 Doris Marie Graham French Dolls; Aquamarine Latin Club, 1, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Girl Re¬ serves, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3 Blanche Elizabeth Gray Monograms; Cowboys Choral Club, 2, 4; Home Economics Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Baseball, 1, 2, 3; Cheer Leader, 3, 4 Mary Emoline Greene Chimes; Sweet Disposition Home Economics Club, 2, 3; French Club, 3, 4 10 nee t J tew THE SENIORS Virginia Lucille Greenway Broadway Chorine Home Economics Club, 2, 3; French Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 1, 2, 3 Thomas Keister Greer F. F. V.; State’s Rights Vice President Literary Society, 3, President, 4; Public Speaking, 3, 4; American Legion Ora¬ tion Contest, 4; Emory and Henry Declama¬ tion Contestant, 4; Annual, 3, Business Mana¬ ger, 4; Debate, 3, 4; Captain-Manager De¬ bating Squad, 3, 4; President, Debating So¬ ciety, 4; State Champion Debater, 3; Beta Club, 3, 4; State President of Virginia Beta Club, 4 Nettie Esther Grishaw Honey Gold and Freckles Choral Club, 2, 4; French Club, 1, 2; Girl Re¬ serves, 4 Goldie Esther Grisso Olivia Josephine Grisso “Jo”; Senorita French Club, 3, 4 Nina Gladys Grubb Dignity; Nurse Latin Club, 1, 2; Debating Club, 1; Home Economics Club, 3, Vice President, 4 Ellen Louise Gunter Soft Lights; Poems Jane Garland Halder “Our Jane”; Prom Trotter Girl Reserves, 2, Vice President, 3, President, 4; Newspaper Staff, 2, 3, Editor, 4; Annual, 2, 3; French Club, 3, 4; Senior Play Frank Raymond Hale, Jr. “Slim Jim”; Tom Sawyer Basket Ball, 3, 4 Mary Elizabeth Hale Varsity; Willows Latin Club, 1, 2; Basket Ball, 3, Captain 4; Baseball, 3, 4 " Jhe 1939 THE SENIORS Virginia Eloise Hall School Girl Complexion; Lilies French Club, 3; Dramatic Club, 4 Virginia Crystal Hall Home Maker; Tapers Home Economics Club, 3 Charles Galloway Hammond “Feudin’ Day”; Apollo Hi-Y Club, 4; Aviation Club, 4 Frances Louise Harrison Bicycles; Gum Drops Basket Ball, 2, 3, 4; Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club, 1, 2; Latin Club, 1, 2 Mamie Arlitha Harshbarger Bouquets; Canaries Home Economics Club, 2; Literary Club, 3 Janey Lee Helvey Grecian Urns; Solitude Latin Club, 1; Choral Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Operetta, 3, 4 Edith Estelle Henry “Lavender and Old Lace” Naomi Lillian Hillman Jitterbug; Neat Coiffure Beta Club, 4; Girl Reserves, 4 Beverly Virginia Hock Collitch Boys; Orchids Debating Club, 1; Girl Reserves, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club, 1, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Annual, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 4 Darlene Mary Hoover Symphonies; Home Making Latin Club, 1; Band, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2; Home Economics Club, Club Reporter, 3, President, 4; Dramatic Club, 3; Student Council, 1, 2, 3, 4; Annual, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Class Treasurer 1, Secretary, 2, President, 3 Loneet THE SENIORS Sarah Katherine Hurd Yellow Sweaters; Venetian Blinds French Club, I, 2, 3, 4 Austin Dunlap Hurt Packard; Stately Boxwood Band, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2; F. F. A., 3, 4; Latin Club, 2 Alda Ruth Johnson Campfires; Scouting Debating, 1, 4; Latin Club, 1, 2; Girl Reserves, 3; Annual Staff, 2, 3, Activities Editor, 4; Dra¬ matic Club, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 4 Clara Catherine Johnson Crocheted Sweaters; Apple Blossoms Latin Club, 1; Choral Club, 2; Literary Club, 2; Student Council, 2; Beta Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Cl ub, 4 Louise Elizabeth Johnson Cinnamon Toast; Quizzes Latin Club, 1, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Girl Re¬ serves, 3, 4; Home Economics Club, 2; Choral Club, 2, 4 Reginald Howe Jonas Megaphone; “Deep Purple” Hi-Y Club, 3, 4; Annual, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 4; Choral Club, 4; Cheer Leader, 3, 4; Senior Play Mattie Susan Jones Amber Vases; Office Dorothy Marie Kimmerling Bright Lipstick; Dreamy Eyes Girl Reserves, 4 Lauretta Alvah Laing Laurel Leaves; Orientals Choral Club, 2; Literary Club, 2; Student Council, 1, 3; Beta Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Newspaper Staff, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Class Secretary, 3 Robert Lambert All American 1949; “Apey” Monogram, 2, Vice President, 3, President, 4; Football, 3, Captain, 4; Basket Ball, 3, 4 ic 1939 THE SENIORS Paul Garrett Lancaster Turned-Up Hat; Brown Squirrels Carl Patterson Lathan Shady Brooks; Model Airplane Dorothy Margaret Lewis Steinways; Saddle Shoes Girl Reserves, 2, 3; Newspaper Staff, 3, Assistant Editor, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Orchestra, 2; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club, 1, 2; French Club, 3, 4, Secretary-Treas¬ urer, 3; Literary Club, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 4 Mary Virginia Lofland “Whimpy”; Outdoor Girl Latin Club, 1, Vice President, 2; Debating Club, 1; Dramatic Club, 4; Girl Reserves, 2, 3; Sports Editor, 4; Basket Ball, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4 Irene Stella Logan Shamrocks; Boleros Marvel Moffett Loving Cadets; “Small Packages” Sam Jack Macom Stage Hand; Fishing Latin Club, 1; Poetry Club, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Stage Crew, 3, 4; Choral Club, 4; Basket Ball, 1; Football, 2; Band, 1, 2 Margaret Ellen Mann “Home Sweet Home”; Sugar Latin Club, 1, 2; Poetry Club, 2; Girl Reserves, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 4; Dramatic Club, 3 Jack Harrison Marmaduke Jalopy; Popcorn Football, 3, 4; Basket Ball, 3; Baseball, 3; Monogram Club, 3, Vice President, 4 William Bennett Marshall, Jr. Jack of All Trades Aviation Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 neet THE SENIORS Ruth Norine Martin Pollyanna; Sky Blue Choral Club, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Literary Club, 4 Dorothy Virginia Meador Babbling Brook; Rosy Apples Dramatic Club, 4; Literary Club, 4 Dorothy Etta Mitchell Typist; “Reg” Choral Club, 2, 3; Debating Club, 2; Art Club, 3; Newspaper Staff, 4; Girl Reserves, 4 Marian Vannie Moore “Dearhart”; Madame Butterfly Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Band, 3, 4; Literary Club, 2 3 4 Wilma Louise Moran Dimples and Dark Eyes Latin Club, 1; Choral Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 3 Majel Moring Hamburgers; Berets Home Economics Club, 4 James Randolph Morton “Shorty”; Sunny Disposition Hazel Virginia Mowles Black and Red Checks Dramatic Club, 4 William Raymond Mowles Brickmason; Golf Sticks Golf, 2, 3; Baseball, 2, 4; Football, 3 Thomas Decatur Mullin Minnesota; Snapshots Stage Crew, 3; Annual Staff, 3, 4 THE SENIORS Carrie Bernice Murphy Bright Flowers; Killarney Literary Club, 2, 4; Latin Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4 Elizabeth Marie Murphy Sentiment; Amber Glass Dramatic Club, 4 Virginia Evelyn Murphy Gay ’kerchiefs; Beauty Contests Literary Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4; Girl Reserves, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play Nelda Louise Mutter Charm Bracelets; Terriers Literary Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4 Dorothy Barrier McCauley Soft Winds; Souvenirs Girl Reserves, 4; Art Club, 3; Choral Club, 4 Fred Sears McDaniel “Mayor of Edgewood”; Hercules Baseball, 2, 3; Football, 4; Monogram Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 Alice Jean McGhee Beach Pajamas; Jam Session Student Council, 1; Girl Reserves, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Choral Club, 2; Cheer Leader, 3, 4: Monogram Club, 3 Paul McGhee “Pigskin Parade”; Lovely Ladies Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket Ball, 2, 3, 4; Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Track, 1, 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; F. F. A., 3, 4 Marjorie Deanne McNutt Smooth; Curls Latin Club, 1; Literary Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4 Barbara Earle Obenchain Duets; Brown Eyes Choral Club, 2, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4 ionee t ,1 ua. tew THE SENIORS Hilah Grace Osborne Military Marches; Daffodil Choral Club, i, 2; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4; Annual Club, 4 Evelyn Kathleen Parrack “E”; Quiet Smiles Dramatic Club, 4 Jessie Earl Parrack Gay Prints; Jonquil Dramatic Club, 4 Margaret Jeanne Peery High Heels; Gardenia Girl Reserves, 2, 3, 4; Latin Club, 1; French Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 2; Orchestra, 1; Newspaper Staff, 3, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4 Myra Belle Pendleton Great Outdoors; Corduroy Baseball, 2 Myrian Jane Pendleton Lark; Winding Trails Literary Club, 2, 3; French Club, 2, 3; Home Economics Club, 3 Charlotte Elizabeth Persinger Moccasins; Airedale Pups Latin Club, 1, 2; Choral Club, 2; Literary Club, 2, 3; Band, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 Frances Elizabeth Phinney Ice Cream Sandwiches; “Pedie Dink” Latin Club, 1, 2; Annual Staff, 2; Newspaper Staff, 3, Assistant Editor, 4; Girl Reserves, 2, 3; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Literary Club, 4; Debating Club, 4 Phyllis Rebecca Phlegar The (W)right Way; Chocolate Soda Home Economics Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 1, 2 Cecil Authur Poff Wild West; Log Cabins Football, 4; Basket Ball, 4; Track, 3, 4 Jlte 1939 THE SENIORS Lewis Henry Poteet Bachelor; 4-H Club F. F. A., 3, 4; Track, 2, 3, 4 Robert Julian Powell Spanish Athlete; Lawrence Tibbett Choral Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Cheer Leader, 3; Poetry Club, 3; Dramatic Club, President, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play, 4; Student Council, 1; Basket Ball, 3; Track, 3; Orchestra, 3; Decla¬ mation, 2, 3, 4; Literary Club, 3, 4; Boxing, 3 Alta Jeannette Price New York; Libraries Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3; Band, 2, 3 Virginia May Price Movies; Firelight Edith Roxie Reese Night Clubs; Polo Coats Home Economics Club, 3, 4 Frances Marian Richardson “Billie”; Knickerbocker Legends Latin Club, 1, 2; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 2, 3; Student Council, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 4; Girl Reserves, 2 , 3 Lewis Francis Ridenour, Jr. Trigonometry; Schooner Kathryn Virginia Robertson Mischief; Golden Rod Dramatic Club, 4; Choral Club, 2 Posie Lester Robertson, Jr. Test Tubes; Arrowheads Beta Club, 3, 4; Hi-Y, 3, 4; Student Council, 4 Audrey Lucile Robertson Melodrama; Gay Paree Home Economics Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, I, 2 Louee t ewu 1 ttiltew THE SENIORS Francis Edward Rowell Racy Cars; Keen Brain Latin Club, i, 2, 3; Hi-Y, 3, 4 Eileen Margaret Sale Deep South; Basket Ball Baseball, 2; Basket Ball, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 3, 4 Jacqueline Sharpe Suede Jackets; Autumn Days Softball, 3; Home Economics Club, 3, 4 Mary Ursaline Sowers Raven Tresses; Vanity Cases Home Economics Club, 3, 4; Literary and Library Club, 3 Thomas Simmons River Boats; Pretzels Emma Gene Skelton Taffy; Torch Singer Home Economics Club, 2, 3; French Club, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 1, 2, 3 Dorothy Mae Smith School Ma’am; Wise One Latin Club, 1, 2; French Club, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Annual, 4 Edith Hawtence Smith “Old Faithful” Warren Danford Smiley “Doc”; Speed Demon Annual Staff, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 3 , 4 Virginia Eloise Spangler Potato Chips; Picnics Choral Club, 1, 2 ic 1939 THE SENIORS Frances Virginia Spradlin Tradition; Starlight Latin Club, i, 2; Girl Reserves, 2; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Student Council, 1, 2 Mary Lucille St. Clair “Cookie”; Spanish Melodies Latin Club, 1, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Literary Club, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3; Home Economics Club, 3 Henry Clay St. Clair Comic Strips; Trapping Claude W. Stuart “Dude”; Swing Session Hi-Y, 3, 4; Aviation Club, 4 Alma Kathleen Sutphin Neapolitan Nights Alice Elizabeth Swecker “Y’all”; Surgeon Latin Club, 1, 2; Home Economics Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Debating Club, 1; Senior Play Mary Emma Terry Cathedrals; Beige Joe Campbell Thomas “Snake”; Squeeze Box F. F. A., 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Faculty Play, 3; Hi-Y, 3, President, 4; Annual Staff, 4; Band, 3, 4; Stage Crew, 3, 4; Choral Club, 4; Student Council, 4 Manley William Tobey, Jr. Preacher; Operettas Literary Club, 3, 4; Debating, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Choral Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4. Jesse Warren Turner “J. W.”; Television F. F. A., 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 4; Aviation Club, 4; Choral Club, 4 ccnee t ewu THE SENIORS Kolmer B. Turner Long Stemmed Pipes; Heartbreaker Literary Club, 4 Gwynn Lavada Tuttle Peaches and Cream; Pleasing Ways Annual Staff, 4; Assistant Librarian, 2; Choral Club, 1,2; Dramatic Club,3,4; Office Assistant, 4 Eleanor Wayne Waddell “Gingham Dog and Calico Cat” Home Economics Club, 2, 3, President, 4; Latin Club, 1; Literary Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Basket Ball, 3, 4; Softball, 2, 3, 4; Annual, 4; Boosters Club, 4 George Cooper Watson “G. C.”; Rhythm Club Monogram Club, 3, 4; Hi-Y, 3; Faculty Play, 3; Football, 3, 4 Jean Phyllis Webber Tresa Green; Beach Parties Latin Club, 1; Girl Reserves, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, Vice President, 4; Literary Club, 4; Newspaper Staff, 4; Choral Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4; Faculty Play, 3 Ruth Bulah Wertz Antiques; Spring Orchards William Hubert Whitlock Touchdown; Lucy Lemon Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Monogram Club, 1, 3, 4; Track, 1, 4; Baseball, 1, 3, 4; Basket Ball, 3, 4; Boxing, 1; Football, 1, 3, 4; Golf, 1 Paul Vernon Whitlock Sports; Ladies’ Man Monogram Club, 3, 4; Baseball, 3, 4; Basket Ball, 3, 4; Football, 4 Lester McClellan Whitmore Chemist; Rare Stamps Orchestra, 2; Literary Club, 2, 3; Public Speak¬ ing, 3; Debating, 4; Beta Club, 3, President, 4; Newspaper Staff, 3, Managing Editor, 4; French Club, 3, 4 Charles Elmer Whitmire, Jr. Top Hat and Tails Annual Staff, 4; Dramatic Club, 4 THE SENIORS Elisabeth Mae Wilburn Cameo; Violets Latin Club, i; Vice President Debating Club, i; Orchestra, 2; Band, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Newspaper Staff, 4; Literary Club, 4; Beta Club, 3, Secretary, 4; French Club, 3, 4 Evelyn Williams Gondolas; Easter Parade George Wilkinson Dude Ranches; Gingerbread Harold Vernon Wohlford Prairie Scho oner; Archery Aviation Club, 4; Football, 3 Henry LeRoy Wood Candid Camera; Open Fires Latin Club, 1, 2, 3; Literary Club, 2; Hi-Y Club, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4; Student Council, 3, 4; Annual Staff, 2, 3, 4 Nathaniel Van Wood, Jr. Wake Forest; Woman Hater Hi-Y, 3, Secretary, 4; Football, 4; Monogram Club, 4; Student Council, 4; Baseball, 4 Earnest Clyde Wright “ Tiggs”; Acrobat Art Club, 1; Baseball, 1; Choral Club, 1, 2, 3 Emmalyn Wright Stenographer; Iris Annual Club, 4 Rebecca Trommell Yeatts “Becky”; Dramatics Latin Club, 2; Literary Club, 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Christmas Play, 2; Sight Reading, 2, 3; Declamation, 3; Operetta, 4 Elmer Telling Zeigler “Man of Experience”; A. L. Band Basket Ball, 2, 3, 4; Art Club, 3; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Band, 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2 Louee t SENIOR “WHO’S WHO” MEMBERS ARE ELECTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED Helen Chewning Typical Senior Delora Campbell Good Looking Alice McGhee W itty Frances Harrison Athletic Mary Hoover Poise Dorothy Smith Studious Marjorie McNutt Personality Dorothy McCauley Quiet Jane Halder Popular Eleanor Folk Versatile Dorothy Lewis Talented Alice Swecker Brains Joe Thomas Typical Senior Roy VVhitescarver Good Looking Bill Barger Witty Preston Reynolds Athletic Manley Tobey Poise McClellan Wh itmore Studious Powell Black Personality Van Wood Qu iet Paul Whitlock Popular Henry Wood Versatile Bob Powell Talented Keister Greer Brains A Juniors Day in School Stumbling over my books, dropping my lunch, with a thud I flopped into my seat just as the 9 o’clock bell sounded. A reminder from the rear that we were having an English test quickly brought me to my senses. Three—four—five minutes passed. Time staggered on, drawing me nearer and nearer my doom. Oh Fate, what hast thou in store for a little girl who doesn’t let studying interfere with her education! Teacher gave me a very kindly smile as I entered the classroom which made me feel just a wee bit guiltier than before. When she began to put up that test, my agony really began. For one hour the brainstorm raged and at last came the blessed bell releasing me. I took two or three steps in the hall and suddenly found myself surrounded. “Did she really give you a test? Hard? ’Djew flunk?” Each question was succeeded by wails from those innocent little butterflies. Indeed, they had my most heartfelt sympathy. Finally I managed to wade through the crowd to French class—“Comment allez-vous, mademoiselle!” Irregular verbs rattled off my tongue. “Ah, vous savez votre lecon tres bien!” A kind word helps a lot, doesn’t it? Then third period in choral class, I was a shining light. For the first time in my life I hit high “A” with the greatest of ease. But I thought the remarks from that senior with such a superiority complex about my not feeling well were both baffling and uncalled for. Mrs. Peery said something about strained, screeching notes, but I guess she meant the girl beside me. Can you imagine how happy I was? I always have thought lunch time about the most delightful part of the day (that is, except breakfast and supper time). I contributed my share of rare and juicy gossip, as usual. After I had finished my lunch I made a tour through the halls to observe some of the bleeding hearts. The first thing I saw was that a cer¬ tain young man’s fancy had lightly turned to thoughts of blonds! (grrrrr—rrr) I tried to shut out such a heart-rending sight by retiring to the Cafeteria (ice cream sandwiches sometimes help). The sound of the bell marked the renewal of the eternal grind. Feeling a little depressed, I marched to history class. There under Commandress Moore we fought the Civil War again. I was dozing—the South was gaining her victory—confusion —turmoil—and then the hammerings from the workshop awakened me in time to hear the announcements: “The following clubs will meet in etc., etc.” Fortunately, I had prepared my geometry homework for Sixth Period. I went to Debating Club and thence to Geometry class. The instructor asked me to explain a problem to the class. I timidly crept to the board. My tottering reputation fell as I realized my shortcomings in math. Disgustedly she explained the situation. “Young lady, when you can read with seventh grade intelligence, you can work any problem in this book!” I meekly sank in my seat, red with confusion and embarrassment. After school I was standing at my locker. I saw him approaching—without the blond—he was going to speak to me—could I be dreaming? “Basket ball game tonite?” “Y-Y-Yes, sure, I mean I reckon so!” “Isn’t life wonderful?” I gasped. Bettie C. Peters 1939 JUNIOR CLASS ELECTS OFFICERS Robert Saul. .. Cabell Brand.. Robert Greene Alice Lindsey . .... President Vice President . Secretary . . . . Treasurer ioviee t JUNIORS Helena Agee Edith Ames Herman Amis Harvey Apperson Bea Armstrong Madeline Ayers Thelma Bane Earl Barnett Verne Bliss Dorothy Booth Esther Booth Walton Bowles Rufus Bowman Bill Bradshaw Cabell Brand Frances Brough Myra Bunting Dalton Byrd Gloria Campbell Nadine Campbell Lorraine Chumbley Paul Cook Betty Cornett Genevieve Craig Billy Crouch Hettie Cunningham Ann Davis Margaret Davis Ann Dennis Gladys DeWitt Jeanette Dickerson Billy Draper JUNIORS 7 L Joscelyn Dunlop Bessie Dutton Marie Ferguson James Ferris Evelyn Firestone Richard Fisher Elizabeth Gartman Ruth Gates Ardeth Gearhart Walbert Gentry Christine Gibson John Gleason Marguerite Godby Martha Goodwin Lois Gore Robert L. Greene Mildred Gresham Mary Grim Louise Grisso Juanita Grubb Rachel Grubb Oliver Hall Wiley Harrell Arthur Hartman Florence Headrick Betty Hethrington Claude Hodges Weynona Hodges Lynwood Holdren Milton Hood Cleo Horne Katheryn Hunt Loneet JUNIORS G. B. Hurt Clark Jamison Geneva Jones James Jones Herald Keith Hunter Kennard Evelyn Kennedy Mary Kanode Martha Kimmerling Pauline Kingery Forest Lavinder Helen Lawrence Rachel Light Alice Lindsey Sara Edith Loving June Ludwick Cornelia Martin Roxie Martin Junior McDaniel Ernest McGrady Peggy McNutt Geraldine Minter Iris Moore Doris Moran Evelyn Moran Garland Mowles Pauline Mowles Jerry Mullin Libby Myers Melvin Norton Hazel Obenchain Stover Palmer te 1939 CZ V7uv JUNIORS Mildred Patterson Betty C. Peters Lowell Plunkett Catherine Poage Julian Poff Elizabeth Poole Mildred Powell Lorrene Pugh Rolan Price Gordon Pringle Dorothy Pyles Herbert Ramsey Juanita Reynolds Ralph Rice Billy Robertson Mabel Robertson Ethel Roop Martin Ronge June Ross Opal Ross Claude Rowell Maxine Rusher Emory Rhodes Nellie Saul Robert Saul Ethel Scott Charles Sexton Margaret Showalter Myrtle Simmons Hilah Sink Luda Sink Mary Smith tonee t I uAtew JUNIORS Verda Smith Basil Sowders Margaret Starkey Gladys St. Clair Paul Stewart Virginia Stoutamire Hazel Sykes Shirley Sykes Carolyn Turner Harriette Tyler Walter Van Gelder Betty Jo Waddell Ernestine Walker Allie Weaver Emma Lyle West Anna Westwood Joe Whitehead Arleen Whitecar XlA WlGINGTON Jean Ann Wilfong Claudine Willis Ruth Wilson Howard Wimmer Virginia Wimmer Robert Wygal Dorothy Zirkle Jhe 1939 JUNIORS J. T. Agee Marvin Agee Bernice Atkins Earl Austin Madeline Bailey Howard Baker Howard Barnett Dewey Beckner Rachel Black Robert Brogan Leonard Broughman Edward Brubaker Virgie Burton Linda Cannaday Elbert Carroll Elmer Carter Beatrice Casey Mildred Cawley Harold Cecil Ruth Cormell Anna Marie Crantz Lloyd Crotts Jack Dame Frances Dangerfield Elmer Deyerle Cecil Dickerson Edith Donohue Dorothy Duncan Katherine Eller Paul Foley Carl Franklin John Furrow Virginia Gardner Carl Gearhart Margery Gearhart Opal Gibson Robert Givens Ruby Glass Margie Gray Juanita Greenway Mildred Grisso Lettie Gunter Margaret Gurinn Genevieve Hall Ruby Hall Annie Mae Hanes Leighton Harrell George Haupt Betty Jean Henderson Claude Hollyfield Oleene Howell Dorothy Huff Kenneth Huff Herman Ingram John Jamison Emily Johnson Harry Johnson Reba Jones Lester Jones Annie Ruth Lavinder Ray Lavinder Lessie Lee James Lewis Woodrow Lockard Estelle Lovell Evelyn Lovern Marvel Loving Kathleen Martin Mary Frances Martin Wallace Martin John McCluer Paul McGhee Mary Louise Miles Lourne Moses Iva Morris Carl Mowles Warren Murphy Margaret Nolley Everette Perdue Bobby Peters lo neet Byron Poff Howard Porterfield L. S. Pruette Fran. Ray Bain Reid Brian Rhodes Nannie Roberts Frank Robertson Jean Robertson Mildred Robertson Agatha Shepherd D. J. Showalter Ernestine Sirry Thelma Sloan Francis Smiley Mary Spangler Kalmer Spangler Doris Spencer Mike Spessard Louise Sprouse Leo Summers Lewis Surface Paul Smith Evelyn Thomas Leo Tingler Malcolm Voci Ernest Wade Richard Walthall John Wertz Kolmer Wertz Rudolph Willette Dorothy White Jack Wilbourne Mary L. Wilbourne Marie Williamson Robert Wimmer Sam Winfrey Virginia Wood Francis Wright Ellen Wygal James Yates J luxtew Sophomores Pose f or Camera . V. »• • m ' Jm f 1 - - 4K j A S ophomore s Day in School Regardless of the “isms” at home and abroad, I have accepted “sophism” as my creed for the year, for I am now a wise Sophomore. I have advanced from the status of protected to protector, and no longer do I seek the advice of others but am ready and willing to initiate the timid, “star¬ gazing” little Freshmen into the secret lore of Andrew Lewis life. At last—on October 9—I have been able to settle down to the hustle-bustle of our daily routine. When the first bell rings, there is a rushing and clamoring for the different home rooms to answer roll call. In ten minutes, the next bell sends me scurrying on my way to History class where I must get all the information about the New Deal, etc. The next period I must pass in study. But am I always in the mood to study? How glad my home room teacher must be to get rid of me on the days that I take gym and what a strenuous hour of acrobatic stunts are there performed! The bell! Alas, I am doomed! Geometry! Woe unto me when I am told to go to the board and bisect an angle. Why can I not look wise? But poor me—no bluffing—my blank expression betrays me. Aly spirits mount again for the summons to lunch is gladly heard. Then to the Frenchy section of the building (oh, if one could only observe the French custom of greeting each other, the class would be too large to teach)! Assembly next with our capable principal presiding. Last but not least, I go and absorb the pleasing personality and manner of my English teacher. My Sophomore day has come to a close. I can look back and survey my failures and successes with sufficient pride, for I have profited by all. And in two years I shall be a Senior! Mary Ellen Darst lie 1939 SOPHOMORES Alice Adams Elsie Adams Edith Agee Jack Akers Lyle Akers Russell Akers Aberdeen Aldridge Ruby Aliff Ruth Altizer Lynwood Angell Lillian Ashford Katherine Babb Donald Bain Earl Baker Howard Baker Bob Barger Henry Bayne Dwight Bayse Frances Bayse Rachel Bayse Billy Beason Eunice Blackburn James Bohon R. N. Bohon Mary E. Boone Warren Boone Florence Bower Walter Brooks Charles Brown David Brown Jack Brown Martha Brown Virginia Brown Oretha Broyles Anne Brugh Millard Bryant Norma Bryant Eva Mae Burton Dilys Bushnell Nadine Byrd Blair Campbell Harold Campbell Robert Carlton Margie Carner Addie Carroll Billy Carroll Gladys Carroll Hazel Carson Clarence Carter Robert Carter Suzanne Carter Edith Cassady Jimmy Cassell Gene Chappell Laura Belle Clark Iva Clifton Anne Cockran Frank Collins Mossie Collins Roy Collins Wyatt Corbin Dorothy Craighead Elizabeth Crantz Carolyn Crawford Dorothy Crotts Louise Crotts Helen Crowe Lucille Cruff Billy Cyphers Mary Ellen Darst Mary Ellen Davis Beulah Deaton Jean Dennis John Derrick Elizabeth Dickerson James Dills Oleva Dogan Harold Dooley Ethel Donahue Bobby Dowdy Milton Doyle Edwin Draper Kenneth Edwards Marie Edwards A. G. Ellis John Ellis Edith Estill Ralph Farris James Farrow Mercedes Ferris Ruby Mae Fitz Thomas Fleck Fred Gardner Bobby Garrett Gladys Garst Richard Garst Ruth Garst Blanche Gartman Junior Gearhart Mary Virginia Gearhart Roy Gearhart David Gilmore James Gilmore John Givens Alva Goins Annie Mae Goins H. C. Gore, Jr. John Grant David Graves Dorothy Gray Clifford Greenway Leona Grim Doris Grisso Elsie Grisso Russell Grisso Lottie Grubb Geraldean Grubbs James Guthrie Mary Jane Haislip Agatha Hall Pauline Hall Ruby Hann Edgar Harmon Elizabeth Harmon Margaret Harmon Calvin Harris Garland Harris Horace Harris Richard Haskins Earl Haupt Ralph Hunt Kenneth Hayden Junior Haynes B. V. Helms, Jr. Elizabeth Helms Evelyn Helton Rosella Gelvey Ralph Henderlite Mary Louise Henry June Hibbitts Elizabeth Hill Elizabeth Hillman Raymond Hinchee Junior Hodges Samuel Hofowger Ruby Horne Harding Houchins Violet Houchins Virginia Houchins Hazel Hudson Thelma Hudson Ruth Hurd Dorothy Hurt Frances Hurt Lewis Hurt Ima Ingram Moreta Ishenhour Garland James Malcolm Jamison Nadine Jefferson Hugh Jennings Peggy Jerrell Douglas Jobe Mary Johnson Dorothy Johnston Edith Marie Johnston Beatrice Jones Isabelle Jones Louise Jones Malcolm Jones Marian Jones Ralph Jones Thelma Kanode Bernard Katz James Kelch Margaret Kelly Helen Kemmerlin Malcolm Killgore Mary Katherine Kime Robert Kime Robert Kincaid B. G. King Lois Kingery Lillian Kirby Thomas Kirkman Wilbur Kraft William Lamb Virginia Lambert Dorothy Lane Fannie Mae Lawrence Billy Layman Eris Lee Pauline Lemon J. A. Leonard Pauline Lester Corrine Livingston Alvie Lockard Frank Lofland Kyle Logan Ellis Lovern Mosie Lovern Gertrude Lyerly Missouri Lyerly Pennie Marcum Wallace Marlowe Bertha Marsh Frances Marshall Opal Martin Robert Martin Dorothy May Lawrence Miles Elisha Miller Barbara Minichan Frances Mitchell William Mitchell Marie Moran George Morgan Opal Moulse Viola Mowles Francis Musgrove Edward McCullum Ruth McCormick Kathleen McDaniel Lucille McDaniel Frances McGhee Virginia Nance Frances Nicar Dorothy Obenchain Catherine Osbourne Betty Jean Pace Lansing Page Rosana Palmer Gaynelle Parker Nelson Parks Clyde Parrish Cecil Parsell Dorothy Patterson Jean Patton J. D. Peeples James Pendleton William Perdue Bobby Phillips Clela Philpott Doris Piner Mary Agnes Plybon Lewis Poff Ruth Preston Mary Prillaman James Pringle Irvin Pruette Bobby Ramsey Jesse Ramsey Margaret Ramsey Earl Reese Ronald Rhodes Lellen Rice Daisy Richardson Jack Richardson Shirley Richardson Thomas Richardson Eldridge Roop Ruth Saul David Sayers Edith Scott Norma Seagle Wade Sewell James Shaw Jack Shelor George Shelton Jack Shepherd Beverly Jean Showalter Margaret Shrader Arnold Shumate Douglas Silvain Lura Sink Alice Skelton Bernice Smith Donald Smith Evelyn T. Smith George Smith Jearldeen Smith Pauline Smith Miriam Spangler Eugene Spencer Harold Spencer William Stewart J. C. Stott Charles Stump Dick Stump Harold Summers Reva St. Clair Nadine Taliaferro Walter Taylor David Terry Christine Thomas J. W. Thomas Maxine Thomas Paul Thompson James Thompson David Thornton Virginia Tobey Georgia Tyree Audrey Via June Waddell Pauline Wagner Louise Walker Thurman Walker Alan Walrond Marian Bayne Walrond Blair Walters Lacy Walthal Lois Weaver Eleanor Webster Russell Weeks Tommy Weir Elizabeth Wertz Emily Whitlow Charles Whitmore Marie Wickham Gordon Wilburn Lorraine Willis Herman Wilkerson Alice Wilson Mary Wilson Harold Wilson Wallace Wilson Horace Wimmer Lewis Wimmer Mary E. Wimmer Emily Winfrey Thelma Wood Lougenia Woolridge Roy Wise Elinor Wright Irma Lois Wright Minnie Wygal Marvin Young icneet Freshmen Assemble from the Annex for Representation A Freshman s Day in Schoo Ho! H um! (Yawn) Another day . . . Sure is pretty . . . makes me wanna go fishin’ . . . Guess I’d better hurry . . . Gosh . . . there goes the five-minute bell . . . late again . . . Just can’t get used to high school . . . getting the latest gossip in home room . . . Ah! “The Bleeding Hearts” even exist among the Freshmen . . . Wonda if the Principal knows that . . . The Bell . . . First period ... A lot of commotion in the halls . . . EBB says . . . Oh yes . . . My Algebra . . . Was about to forget my troubles for awhile . . . Equations, exponents . . . Oh Boy! ' nother period gone . . . now for my English grammar . . . (as my sister says, “N’est-ce pas?”) oh my, wotta life . . . Never stop havin’ grammar . . . nouns, pronouns, prepositions . . . bell . . . Third period . . . History . . . that old an¬ cient stuff ... I like it tho’ ’cause I like my teacher . . . Gosh! Em getting hungry . . . Must be most time for that bell . . . Ah! I thought so . . . Whew! Ed better hurry . . . gotta get in line . . . Ow! she beat me . . . yum, yum . . . potatoes, peas, beans ... ah! butterscotch pie . . . Mrs. Bradley’s a pretty good cook . . . oh boy . . . Five-minute bell . . . Better hurry? Eve been late once today . . . Mrs. James explaining past perfect . . . sum defessa . . . Saved by the bell . . . assembly . . . good program with Little Chewning as master of ceremonies . . . Last period . . . gym . . . There comes the ball . . . made a goal ... I missed that one . . . line up . . . The end of a perfect day. AIargaret Spradlin THE FRESHMEN John Adams L. K. Akers Reva Altizer Maxine Amos Esten Andrews Lee Andrews Frances Angle Charlie Apperson Mildred Atkins Rachel Atkins Ernest Arthur Garland Arthur Curry Ayers Mary Frances Baker Ruth Bane Jane Barger Morrell Bayse Byron Beach Tommy Beale Joyce Beckner Earl Benois Edna Benois Edward Benois George Black Gene Blackard Richard Blackwell Robert Bohon Celia Ann Bolton Harry Bowen Polly Bowen Virginia Bower Wilbur Bradford Doris Brammer Carolyn Brice Doris Brigindine Rosalie Brightwell Paul Brogan Audrey Broughman Alex Brown Charles Brown Eleanor Brown Evelyn Brown Frances Brubaker Maxine Bryant Thomas Bryant Billy Burck Jimmy Burnett Jessie Marie Cage Pauline Caldwell Frankie Campbell Mildred Campbell Frank Cannaday Garnell Canup Irene Carden Alize Carneal Edith Carroll Tommy Carroll Wayne Carter Carl Cawley Hilda Cecil Isabella Cecil Charles Chapman Broaddus Chewning Ed Lee Chumbley Alma Clark Colleen Clifton Lois Coffey Irene Coleman Ruth Coleman Terris Collins Evadine Conner Doris Corneal Gene Cornett Edgar Lee Cox Clark Creggor Ray Crews Albert Crontz Iris Crotts Raymond Crotts Bobbie Crouch Howard Crouch Hugh Cundiff Samuel Cundiff Irene Dangerfield Lillian Daughtery Billy Davis Mildred Davis Billy Dewease J. G. Dickerson Louise Dickerson Hazel Dillard Junior Dobbins Ruth Donohue Josephine Dowdy Fred Doyle Clara Lee Duffy Earl Dunklee Bessie Dutz Louise Dyer William Eary Howard Edwards Lozeele Edwards Posie Edwards Milford Eller James Ellis Evelyn Epperly Margaret Farmen Lacy Ferguson Wynona Ferguson Geraldine Ferris Kathryn Ferris Edward Fitze Herman Flinchum Rudolph Flinchum Alleta Francisco Wilbert Fulmer Roscoe Garman Donald Garner Geraldine Garner Jacqueline Garner Ridley Garner Billy Garnett Raymond Garnett Billy Garrett Harold Garrett John Garrett Harold Garst Nancy Garst Paul Garst Suella Garst James Gaskins Dewey Gearhart Oveda Gearhart Fulton Gearheart Edwin Gentry Ernest Gibson Henison Gillie Joseph Glass Virginia Godbey Edward Going Beulah Goins Alene Goodwin Dorothy Goodwin Jim Goodwin Jimmy Goodykoontz Elsie Gordon Dorothy Gravely Wilburn Graves Jean Gray Emma Lou Graybeal Mildred Graybill Mac Green Hazel Greene India Grice Lee Grisso W ' anda Gunn Wilfred Guthrel Dorothy Gwinn Dorothy Hale Buddy Hall J. C. Hall Marion Hall Pauline Hall Carl Hambric Lee Hammond Darden Harmon Helen Harmon Eugene Harrell Thelma Harshbarger Edna Hartman L u Reva Hartman Paul Hartman Ruth Hartman Alice Haupt Nancy Hawkins Edward Heinlein John Helms Charlie Henderlite Ernestine Hendricks Isabel Henry Eva Hibbitts Verna Mae Hickerson Claude Hicks Mary Heifner Norman Hinchee Tommy Hodges Margaret Holdren Bollie Holladay Edward Hollandsworth Robert Hollie Louise Hollyfield Dorothy Hood Dorothy Hopkins Ernest Hudgins Virginia Hudgins Harold Hurt Emma Sue Ingal Mary Insley Clayton Isenhour Carl Jobe Ella Mae Jones Thomas Ray Jones Warren Jones Robert Journell Vernon Keith Alice Kelch James Kilby Earlene Kimmerling Edwin Kincaid Doris King Mary Agnes King Margaret Kingery Emma Logerholm Roy Lancaster Edna Lavinder Ressie Lavinder Arneilda Lawrence Gordon Lawrence Marie Lawrence Lois Lazenby Annie Laurie Lee Gerald Lee Julius Lee Nancy Lee Charles Leonard Glenilene Lester Florence Lewis Anne Lindsey Judson Lockard Ruth Lockard Dorothy Lofland Bobby Logan Jean Logan Pauline Long James Loope Selma James Loope Lawrence Lovern Lewis Lovern Jack Lowe Henry Loyd Louise Loyd Lois Lyous Aline Martine George Martin Frank Masincup Gertrude Masincup Katherine McCall Margaret E. McCauley Laurene McCray Wilmer McDaniel Inez McKinney Vergie McMohan Mary Louise McNeil Sherrell McNutt Edith Meador Hazel Meador Margaret Middleton Peter Miles Frances Miller Vernon Minnix Violet Minnix Ruth Mitchell Carolyn Moore Katherine Moore Mary Moore Ada Morgan Katherine Morgan Theodore Morris Marris Moses Truby Moses Velma Moulse Kenneth Mowles Pete Mowles Virginia Munice Nellie Muncy Curtis Murphy Pete Musgrovf. Juanita Nienke Legora Nienke Felix Obenchain John Omohundro Geneva Overstreet Marion Overstreet Pauline Owen Kenneth Paitsell Phyllis Palmer Sylvester Pardue Eula Parr Aubrey Parris Herbert Parris Maice Parrish Gordon Payne Lewis Pendleton Jean Peregoy Louise Peters Clasie Philpott Jack Philpott Letcher Philpott Nelva Philpott Herman Phlegar Andrews Pillis Geraldine Plunkett Doris Plybon Dorothy Poff Lois Poff Mary Poff Ray Poff Blair Price Jewell Price Lala Price Lucille Price Gladys Provedux Betty Ruth Pruette Inez Pugh Peggy Pyles Richard Ray Betty Jane Rector Lewis Reich Lee Rettinger Clarice Reynolds Elmer Reynolds Lawrence Reynolds George Richards Harold Richardson Nancy Richardson James Ridgeway Hilda Ritter Mary Roberts Margaret Robertson Jack Ross Jesse Roth Alfred Routh Jane Rowell Frances Rucker Derwood Rusher Paul E. Rushing Byron Saul Billy Saunders Edith Sayers Murrell Scanland Fred Scott Minnie Scott Capitala Secrest Ralph Shank Alex Sharpe Emerson Shaver Ramon Shaver Mary Shaw Earl Shelor Harold Shelor Jewell Shephard Joe Sherrard Cynthia Shilling Buford Short Nedra Showalter Edna Sink Grover Sink Helen Sink James Sloane Aubrey Slaugh Catherine Slusher Billy Slusser Gregory Smith Jack Smith Jimmy Smith Samuel Smith Virginia Smith Paul Sowder Bobby Spencer Deane Spencer Joe Spencer Margaret Spradlin Jack Spruhan John Stamper Thomas Stamper Posie Starkey Barbara Stevens Fred Stevens Ruth Ann Stewart Susan Stralton Glenn Stump Violet Sutphin Arthur Swann Grace Swann Charles Swecker William Sweeney Rudolph Switzer Nellie Sykes Estelle Taylor Herbert Taylor Gilbert Thomas Lura Lee Thomas Margaret Thomas Emory Thompson Ned Thompson Ralph Thompson Richard Tinnell Malcolm Tingler James Tobey Dorothy Towler Denver Trevillian Audrey Turner Lewis Turner Woodrow Turner Thomas Tuttle Eddie Tyree Bobby Vest Fred Vest Ernest Via William Waid Verdie Walker Jeanne Walthall Earl Walton James Walton Richard Walter Robert Walters William Watkins Elinor Watson Louise Weaver Violet Wells Iris Wertz Katherine Wertz Maybelle Wertz Mae West Everlyn White Elizabeth Whitehead Robert Wickes Vernon Wilbourne William Wilbourne Lois Wilfong Jimmie Williams Lynwood Williams Phyllis Williams Nancy Williamson Janet Wilson Doris Dean Wimmer Jean Winford Mae Wise Marvin Wise Milan Wise Frank Wood Page Wood Billy Wrench Mary Wright Lois Yarborough Clinton Young Lynwood Young t e c nt i it a.. $ THE EVENTS WHICH OCCUR The hands of our faithful old friend point to 9:15; the electric bell automatically peals forth the reminder that it is time to set out on the time-worn path which leads to In¬ finite Knowledge. To class—English, mathematics, science, history, or Latin—each sleepily but joyfully winds his way. And so, throughout the day, Father Time keeps his faithful vigil and sounds the hourly warning that marks the transi¬ tion from Caesar’s Gallic Wars to the click of the typewriter; from a study of Hitler’s most recent move in Europe to slay the king and die the Martyr’s death with Hamlet; from mak¬ ing HNO3 to prove that a straight line is the shortest distance between two points. And thus we are guided by the hands of the clock till the day is done. IN OUR SCHOOL LIFE Clay Model by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood LATIN ENGLISH FRENCH COMMERCIAL MATHEMATICS SCIENCE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Boys’) AGRICULTURE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Girls’) HOME ECONOMICS ANDREW LEWIS LIBRARY SOCIAL SCIENCE ANDREW LEWIS CAFETERIA ASSEMBLY There s Always Time for a Bit of Fun Quo Vadis? Two Don Juans and Cupid. Four of a kind. The wandering minstrels. Hail, hail, the gang’s all here! Three’s a crowd. Hold tight. Always on her toes. The way to a man’s heart-! “Little Man, What Now?” The quins 1950? Salem spring fever. Easter parade. Feinting before fainting. Spirit of ’76. 5 gjgjgr A peep over the parapet. The three musketeers. “Square.” Esso, Bambino? SNAPSHOTS Our Alma Mater. Don’t look now—we’re being fol¬ lowed. Dictation. The first “dandy-line” of spring! Mullins and his side kick. Brrrrrrrrrrr! Let’s talk “shop.” Three Smart “Girruls.” En¬ couragement, eh? Frosh meet. Mein herr Snapp. Fight ’em, Blue Team! The mad “Russian” for busses. Spring has sprung. Sambo plus Rastus. Major Chewning and Announcer Jonas over the “Pioneer” station. Mrs. Weir’s son, Tom. What, a pass! Quiet, please. The dump. Three Guessers. It must have been a wow. The plot sickens. Let’s go into a cuddle. SNAPSHOTS The shiek and his harem. Tell ’em, Kimmerling! The scribbling scribes. Strange combination. Yes, my darling mama! Our Miss Annie. ’Nuff said. Now YOU watch the birdie. “The slippery elm?” After reading “Mein Kampf.” One bow (beau) too many. We’ve got your number! Two swell guys. On to Lexington! All’s fair in love and war. Food for thought? The leaning tower of Androo Loois. The Triple Entente. No squint! No stoop! But whadda squat! Our charming Clyde. Peacock Alley of S. H. S. “Snake” and his squeeze box. Typical “Pioneers.’’ Where are you going, my pretty maids? te entina.. THE EVENTS WHICH OCCUR With the i :45 bell comes the most enjoyable period in the day. It is the time that “Lucifer Lewis” snoozes peacefully in home room, goes to his clubs with springing step, or reports to assembly to be reminded by the principal that Andrew Lewis High School will not tolerate “loafers who are just killing time” in this, the finest student body in the State; and that, therefore, he must try earnestly to pass his courses or make room for others who do want to work, etc. In assembly, also, he is told by a renowned speaker that these, his High School Days, are the best of his life, and that he should take advantage of every opportunity. Back to the last class of the day goes “Lucifer,” resolved that he will put a little more time on that Trigonometry for tomorrow. IN OUR SCHOOL LIFE Clay Model by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood 1 he Pioneer Walter Van Gelder. Reginald Jonas and Mary Hoover. Eleanor Folk. Alice Lindsey. Helen Sheahan Chewning. Thomas Keister Greer. Bill Bradshaw. Joe Thomas and Mary Lofland. . Tom Mullen and Henry Wood . Art Editor . Circulation Co-Managers . Senior Editor . Assistant Editor . Editor-in-Chief . Business Manager Assistant Business Manager . Sport Editors . . . . Photograph Editors Helen Sheahan Chewning Harvey Apperson, Photography Bob Barger, Business Staff Frances Spradlin, Scribe Alda Ruth Johnson, Activities Editor Alice Swecker, Scribe Lauretta Laing, Typist Bettie Peters, Junior Editor Dorothy Smith, Scribe Emmalyn Wright, Typist Mildred Beckner, Scribe Mrs. Taylor Turner, Faculty Adviser Mrs. Katherine Early, Treasurer Clarence Carter, Business Staff Dan Smiley, Photograph Staff Mr. William Wellons, Art Adviser Mildred Carper, Typist Charles Whitmire, Club Pauline Body, Club Janie Helvey, Club Margaret Ellen Mann, Club Barbara Minichan, Circulation Mary Ellen Darst, Sophomore Editor Elizabeth Bernard, Scribe Bettie Hetherington, Circulation Emma Lyle West, Circulation Virginia Tobey, Art Margaret Spradlin, Freshman Editor Pauline Owens, Club The Andrew Lewis High School News Member of Southern Interscholastic Press Association. Published every Friday of the school year by the Students of Andrew Lewis High School as a project in Journalism. Jane Halder. Cabell Brand. McClellan Whitmore. . . Eleanor Folk. Helen Chewning. . . . Dorothy Lewis Frances Phinney John H. Snapp. . Editor-in-Chief . Associate Editor . Managing Editor . Assistant Editor . Assistant Editor . Assistant Editor . . .Assistant Editor Faculty Manager REPORTORIAL STAFF Pauline Body Lauretta Laing Dorothy Mitchell Jean Webber Elisabeth Wilburn Martha Goodwin Alice Lindsey Peggy Jerrell Jean Patton David Thornton Mary Ellen Darst Barbara Minichan Ann Lindsey ANDREW LEWIS BETA CLUB Thomas Keister Greer State President Virginia Beta Club Anne Akers (Midterm) Edith Ames Edith Bain Mildred Beckner Myra Bunting Cabell Brand Leonard Broughman Rufus Bowman Betty Cornett Joscelyn Dunlop Richard Fisher Eleanor Folk Florence Franklin (Midterm) Dorothy Garner Martha Goodwin Robert Goodwin Robert Greene Keister Greer Arthur Hartman Naomi Hillman Mary Hoover John Jamison Alda Ruth Johnson Catherine Johnson Geneva Jones Lauretta Laing Dorothy Lewis Alice Lindsey Mary Lofland Carrie Murphy Libby Myers Margaret Nalley Charlotte Persinger Frances Phinney Herbert Ramsey Juanita Reynolds Billie Richardson P. L. Robertson Opal Ross Robert Saul Hilah Sink Dorothy Smith Mary Spangler Doris Spencer Frances Spradlin Virginia Stoutamire Alice Swecker Harriet Tyler Walter Van Gelder McClellan Whitmore Elizabeth Mae Wilburn Jean Ann Wilfong Henry Wood Mrs. Carrie M. Pedigo Faculty Adviser Literary and Library Club—Debating Club Harvey Agee Katherine Akers Dorothy All Madeline Ayers Edith Baumgardner Frances Bayse Fay Beatty Geraldine Beckner Louise Black Rufus Bowman Hazel Bradford Cabell Brand Mary Brown Junior Bryant Nadine Byrd Mary Frances Carter Secretary- Treasurer Dorothy Craighead Marie Crantz Frances Dangerfield Edith Donahue Bobby Dowdy Jocelyn Dunlap Katherine Eller Edith Estell Eleanor Folk Virginia Gardner Elizabeth Gartman Margery Gearhart Emma Gladden Martha Goodwin Rosalie Godbey Robert Green Keister Greer President Kenneth Hayden June Hibbits Emily Johnson Virginia Lambert Eris Lee Alice Lindsey June Ludwick Ruth Martin Katherine Martin Dorothy Meador Elizabeth McGhee Frances McGhee Ernest McGrady Margery McNutt Peggy McNutt Iris Moore Marion Moore Carrie Murphy Virginia Murphy Nelda Mutter Libby Myers Barbara Obenchain Hazel Obenchain Hilah Osborne Betty Peters Frances Phinney Rolen Price Herbert Ramsey Juanita Reynolds Vice President Billy Robertson Nellie Saul Norma Seagle Evelyn Smith Virginia Stoutamire David Thornton Manley Tobey Malcolm Voci Jean Webber Joe Whitehead Emily Whitlow Charles Whitmore McClellan Whitmore Elizabeth Wilburn Rudolph Willett Claudine Willis Eugene Wooldridge Rebecca Yeatts Advisers Mrs. Pearl C. Strickler Mrs. Adele Bennett Mrs. Ethel S. Shockey Senior Girl Reserves Sophomore Girl Reserves Katherine Akers Chairman of Social Committee Edith Ames Ilona Bailey Elizabeth Bernard Secretary Frances Brugh Myra Bunting Vice President Nadine Campbell Betty Cornett Genevieve Craig Margaret Davis Ann Dennis Martha Driscoll Marie Ferguson Elizabeth Gartman Opal Gibson Martha Goodwin Chairman of Program Committee Lois Gore Doris Marie Graham Juanita Greenway Mildred Gresham Nettie Grishaw Margaret Gwinn Jane Halder President Betty Hetherington Beverly Hock Chairman, Decorating Committee Weynona Hodges Dorothy Kimmerling Martha Kimmerling Mary Lofland Chairman, Welfare Committee Margaret Ellen Mann Cornelia Martin Dorothy McCauley Dorothy Mitchell Iris Moore Jerry Mullin Virginia Murphy Libby Myers T reasurer Jean Peery Catherine Poage Maxine Rusher Madeline Scanland Virginia Stoutamire Evelyn Thomas Carolyn Turner Betty Jo Waddell Ernestine Walker Ellen Wygal Dorothy Zirkle Miss Pauline Webb Faculty Adviser Katherine Babb Gene Chappel Carolyn Crawford Chairman, Social Committee Helen Crowe Lucille Cruff Jean Dennes Treasurer Peggy Jerrell Edith Marie Johnston Secretary Beatrice Jones Chairman, Decorating Committee Thelma Kanode Margaret Kelley Mary Katherine Kime Virginia Lambert Virginia Nance Frances Nicar Jean Patton Chairman, Program Committee Mary Agnes Plybon President Mary Prillaman Margaret Ramsey Lellen Rice Shirley Richardson Edith Scott B EVERLY JEAN SHOWALTER Vice President Evelyn Taylor Smith Marian Bayne Walrond Lois Wilfong Lougenia Woolridge Minnie Wygal Chairman, Welfare Committee Home Economics Club Edith Agee Bee Armstrong Eunice Blackburn Mary Brown Mildred Cawley Loraine Chumley Gladys DeWitt Edith Estill Virginia Gardner Geraldine Garrett Hester Garrett Margueritte Godbey Rosalie Godbey Secretary Blanch Gray Gladys Grubb Vice President Juanita Grubb Lotty Grubb Agetha Hall Mary Hoover President Mary Kanode Anna Ruth Lavender Fanny Mae Lawrence Marie Moran Jerry Mullin Virginia Nance Betty Jean Pace Clela Philpot Rebecca Phlegar Dorris Pinner Mildred Powell Margaret Ramsey Roxie Reese Audrey Robinson Reporter Ethyl Roop Norma Seagle Jacqueline Sharp Mary Lillian Smith Ursalene Sowers Audrey Via Betty Joe Waddell Eleanor Waddell Marie Williamson Claudine Willis Loraine Willis Dorothy Zirkle Miss Annie L. Cox Adviser ■I H i - y Club Bill Barger Bob Barger Verne Bliss Bill Bradshaw Secretary Ralph Brown Duck Carter James Ferris Bill Gearhart Arthur Hartman Kenneth Hayden Garland James Reginald Jonas Treasurer John McCluer Bobby Philips Roland Price Gordon Pringle James Pringle Irwin Pruett Jesse Ramsey Ralph Rice P. L. Robertson Frances Rowell Charles Sexton Mike Spessard Claude Stuart Joe Thomas President Kolmer Turner Dickey Walthall Roy Whitescarver Vice President Henry Wood Mr. J. E. Oglesby Adviser Salem Chapter F. F. A. J. T. Agee Eugene Aliff Earl Austin Byron Beach Billy Beason James Bohon Cephos Bowling Robert Brogan Jack Brown Dalton Byrd Frank Cannaday Elbert Carroll Wayne Carter Wyatt Corbin Billy Crawford Vice President Hugh Cundiff Edwin Dyer Treasurer James Farrow John Garrett Bobby Garrett Donald Garner Harold Garst Paul Garst Carl Gearhart Roy Gearhart Watch Dog Beruard Graybill President Russell Grisso Oliver Hall Garland Harris Norman Hinchee Austin Hurt Bernard Katz Herald Keith Ray Lavender Robert Martin Paul McGhee Ernest McGrady Warren Murphy Melvin Norton Lansing Page Howard Porterfield Lewis Poteet James Pringle Frank Ray Reporter Paul Rushing Philip Russell Wade Sewell Murrell Smith Secretary Samuel Smith Eugene Spencer Leo Summers Joe Whitehead Tom Wimmer Lewis Wimmer Mr. E. A. Harding Adviser Dramatic Club Harvey Agee Anne Akers Edith Baumgardner Fay Beatty Geraldine Beckner Mildred Beckner Powell Black Pauline Body Junior Bryant Delora Campbell Mildred Carper Mary Frances Carter Carrie Fisher Eleanor Folk Secretary-Treasurer Dorothy Garner Muriel Gearhart Alice Gilbert Emma Gladden Lucille Greenway Eloise Hall Zeighton Harrell Janie Helvey Alda Ruth Johnson Catherine Johnson Lauretta Laing Dorothy Lewis Jack Macom Ruth Martin Dorothy Meadow Hazel Mowles Carrie Murphy Elizabeth Murphy Virginia Murphy Nelda Mutter Marjorie McNutt Barbara Obenchain Hilah Osborne Evelyn Parrock Jessie Parrock Jeanne Peery Charlotte Persinger Frances Phinney Bob Powell President Jeanette Price Billie Richardson Kathyrn Robertson Emma Skelton Frances Spradlin Alice Swecker Manley Tobey J. W. Turner Gwynn Tuttle Jean Webber Vice President Lurine Westwood Charles Whitmire Rebecca Yeatts Elmer Zeigler Mr. William Wellons Adviser STAGE CREW AND MAKE-UP CREW SENIOR PLAY CAST Mr. Harrington .Elmer Zeigler Mrs. Harrington .Helen Chewning Grace Harrington .Alice Swecker Patricia Harrington .Jane Halder (Inset) Billy Caldwell .Leon Crowder Tony Anderson .Reginald Jonas Sadie Buchanan .Virginia Murphey Francis Patrick O ' Flaherty . . . .Fred McDaniel Trip Busty .Hubert Whitlock Aviation Club Lynwood Angel Verne Bliss Cephas Bowling Robert Brogan Ralph Brown President Dalton Byrd Bobby Carlton Paul Cook Vice President Leon Crowder Bill Cyphers Henry Deering Elmer Deyerle Cecil Dickerson Tommy Fleck Paul Foley Walbert Gentry Treasurer Warren Gilbert H. C. Gore Russell Grisso Charles Hammond Arthur Hartman Clark Jamison Junior Miller Bill Mitchell J. A. Leonard Bobby Peters Ralph Peters Bobby Phillips Byron Poff Irwin Pruett Eugene Puckett Frank Robertson Derwood Rusher Jack Shepherd Arnold Shumate Mike Spessard Posie Starkey Claude Stuart Charles Stump Dick Stump Paul Thompson Alan Walrond Tommy Weir Roy Whitescarver Secretary Horace Wimmer Francis Wright Mr. J. E. Peters Faculty Adviser Monogram Club Harvey Apperson Walton Bowles Rufus Bowman Jim Brown (Graduated mid-term) Fred Cormell Leon Crowder Bill Cyphers Jack Dame Cecil Dickerson Paul Foley Richard Fisher Harold Garrett John Gleason Pete Haldren Herold Keith Bob Lambert (Graduated mid-term) Eldridge Lee Jack Marmaduke (Graduated mid-term) Fred McDaniel Paul McGhee Bain Reed Preston Reynolds Vice President Bob Saul Secretary-Treasurer G. C. Watson Hubert Whitlock Jack Wilbourne Harold Wilson Van Wood President Coach D. E. Denton Faculty Adviser French Club Edith Bain Marie Cranty Jessie Ruth Cornwell William Draper Mildred Grisso Evelyn Kennedy Martha Kimmerling Sara E. Loving Evelyn Moran Dorothy Patterson Herbert Ramsey Ethel Scott Margaret Shrader Virginia Stoutamire Hazel Sykes Shirley Sykes Harriette Tyler Edith Ames Verne Bliss Margaret Davis Anne Dennis Jose el yn Dunlop Richard Fisher Robert Greene Louise Grisso Milton Hood Kathryn Hunt Pauline Lester Cornelia Martin Margaret Molley Nelson Parks Betty Peters Lowell Plunkett Ruth Preston Miss Verba Wood Faculty Adviser •ililllilililililSIa! LL yfVi g gfl| W a! (W i V- ' u • i i j % JBj 1 ' ■ 9 S ' . " ’ ‘ MpOM Katherine Akers Jane Barger Powell Black Junior Bryant Mildred Carper Helen Chewning Leon Crowder Martha Driscoll Dorothy Garner Reginald Jones James Jones Dorothy Lewis Jeanne Peery Frances Phinney Bob Powell Senior Choral Club Cast of Operetta, “Oh, Doctor” Billie Richardson Bob Saul Dan Smiley Manley Tobey Joe Thomas Malcolm Voci Jean Webber Rebecca Yeatts chorus Edith Ames Lynwood Angell Harvey Apperson Ilona Bailey Bill Barger Bob Barger Edith Baumgardner Faye Beatty Mildred Beckner Elizabeth Bernard Dorothy Boothe Myra Bunting Mary Frances Carter Broaddus Chewning Betty Cornett Genevieve Craig Robert Crouch Mrs. Neli Faculty Helen Crowe Milton Doyle Evelyn Firestone Eleanor Folk Billy Garrett Muriel Gearheart Warren Gilbert Lois Gore Marion Grisso Janie Helvey BettyHetherington Moreta Isenhour Alda Ruth Johnson . H. Peery Adviser Bea Jones Thelma Kanode Vernon Keith Mary Katherine Kime Gertrude Lyerly Alice Lindsey Sam Jack Macom Margaret Ellen Mann Dorothy McCauley Jerry Mullin Warren Murphy Francis Musgrove Libby Myers Andrew Lewis High School Band Ilona Bailey Junior Bryant Bill Barger Garnel Canup Geraldine Beckner Gene Cook Powell Black John Derrick Leonard Broughman Richard Fischer Alex Brown James Gaskin Charles Brown Jimmie Goodwin David Brown Mary Louise Henry Milan Hitt Mary Hoover Austin Hurt G. B. Hurt Harry Johnson Hunter Kennard Emma Logerhoi.m Missouri Lyerly Mr. L. Wilbur Mann Frances Marshall Kathryn McCall Marian Moore Kathryne Osborne J. D. Peeples Charlotte Persinger Bobby Phillips Christensen Director Mildred Powell Herbert Ramsey Opal Ross Arnold Shumate Riva St. Clair Joe Thomas David Thornton Alan Walrond Katherine Osborne Betty Peters Rolen Price Dorothy Pyles Leli.en Rice Opal Ross Virginia Stoutamire James Tobey Virginia Tobey Carolyn Turner Thomas Tuttle Emma Lyle West Ernestine Walker Lougenia Woolridge Marian Walrond Charles Webber Arlene Whitticar XlA WlGGINGTON Elisabeth Wilburn Gordon Wilburn Jean Ann Wilfong Elmer Zeigler LITERARY CONTESTANTS Affirmative Keister Greer Cabell Brand Betty Turner Class A State Championship WINNERS OF 1938 debating teams Robert Carper John Kinzie Fay Beatty Radford Debating Cup Eleanor Folk and Betty Turner Negative After-Dinner Speaking Plaque—Roanoke College Helen Chewning American Legion Gold Medal Winners McClellan Whitmore and Rebecca Yeatts T. K. A. Roanoke College Cup CONTESTANTS OF 1939 American Legion Gold Medal Winner Helen Chewning American Legion Gold Medal Winner and Emory and Henry Contestant Keister Greer Bluefield Winner of Cup Cabell Brand Spelling Contestant. Alice Lindsey Speaking Contestants. Bob Saul and Betty Peters Reading Contestants. McClellan Whitmore and Rebecca Yeatts DISTRICT WINNERS (to date) Affirmative Keister Greer Cabell Brand Fay Beatty DEBATING TEAMS Negative Rufus Bowman Robert Greene David Thornton • • THE EVENTS WHICH OCCUR It is 3:30. For some the day is ended. The halls and grounds are filled with these, chatting over the events that have occurred, and saying goodbye until tomorrow. But for many, the ringing of the bell has not finished school activities. Those who go out for sports hasten to the gym or athletic field. The speakers and debaters must meet their faculty advisers for special conferences, as must the club presidents (not forgetting the Editor of The Pioneer). Above all, the High School News MUST be ready for Friday! Tired faculty members assemble in 102 to confer on the brilliancies and idiosyncracies of the thirteen hundred whom they have tried to instruct during the day, as well as to plan schedules, etc. Last, but not least, the Business Manager of The Pioneer puts in an afternoon of work, writing up the adver¬ tisements which business friends have given him. Thus, for all, the happy duties of a day are ended—when? IN OUR SCHO OL LIFE 3:30 on- Clay Model by Van Gelder Photograph by Wood An Athlete Day in School “Listen here you big bum, get up!” These are the first words that strike my ears on the bright and sunny morning of “blue” Monday. As these words roll up the steps from my big brother, I know that I had better move. Out of the bed, I glance at the clock—“Gosh!”—twenty minutes until nine. Into the shower, out, clothes on, downstairs and eating breakfast in five minutes (cutting off a minute and a half from Friday’s record). “Oh, Mom, have you seen my books? Never mind, here they are.” (Right where I left them Friday evening.) Yelling a good-bye to every one I run down the street and up the school steps just as the 9:00 o’clock bell rang. I rush into home room in time to answer “here” to the roll call. “O, heck, I don’t have my Trig.” “Hey, Van, got cha Trig?” “No?” “Hubert, you wouldn’t have yours?” Then to class. “ ‘Miss Annie,’ I’m sorry, but I went to church last night, and I didn’t get home until late and—etc.” Out of Trig and down to the gym door. “Hi ya’boys, what’s new?” “Nothing, you big hunk of balony,” was their sharp reply. “Why didn’t ya catch Burr’s pass Saturday? It would have given us the game.” “Now listen, fellas, that heave was a mile over my head.” (Oh, shucks, what’s the use of trying to get out of that sloppy playing?) “Oops,” bell time. Upstairs to lab to study gases, acids, etc. Gee, but the view is fine from here. “I’m sorry, Miss Webb, I’ll pay attention.” At last—Third period! To the library and pleasant sleep. “Aw, Mrs. Bennett, I wasn’t sleeping. Yes’m, I’ll leave.” Down the corridor just as the whistle blows. “Hi ya, ‘Square,’ let’s go over to the Rhythm Clyb and eat lunch.” After lunch I go back over to the school to hear the latest bull session with P. Whitlock and D. J. taking charge. After waiting for the last bell to ring I slip into English to see if “Hamlet” has really been killed. Fifth period sees me at Mrs. Easter’s desk giving a pitiful tale about seeing Coach. After much try¬ ing I am given a pass and down to the dressing room I go. After talking to Coach until the bell rings, I then race upstairs to Mr. Peters’ room for physics. Get there just in time to remember that we are having a test. After flunking the quiz, we all sit around and hear another bull session with Mullins taking the lead and his side-kick, “Tailspin,” helping out with some airplanes. At last the bell, which gives me the signal to dress for practice. Out on the field the boys are taking their laps so I fall in. After laps, Coach lets us punt a few and then he starts giving us the works—pull ups, push ups, etc. “Gosh, am I tired?” After practicing our pass defense, Coach hollers, “O K, you guys, let’s see what you know on signals.” (Gosh, I forgot to study mine last night.) In formation we start running signals with me carrying the ball. Gee, what do I do with it? “Aw right, see, what are you going to do, play ring around the roses with that ball? Throw it here! Now get out of there and take 15 laps and maybe by that time you’ll remember to study signals.” These words come from the Coach, and “Boy, do I feel cheap!” By the time I have finished my laps the squad is through blocking and tackling work-outs, so we start the scrimmage. It seems like every time there is a pile up, I am always on bottom. “Umps!” Came pretty near bustin’ a knee that time. Back in formation the ball is snapped with “Admiral” yelling, “Gimme the ball! Gimme the ball!” Scrimmage over, we take our laps and race for the showers. “Hey, Mack, cut off that cold water, what do ya want me to do—take pneumonia?” “Fred, throw me the soap. Not in my eye, ya dope.” Coach’s signal now comes to shut off the showers, so the gang dresses and starts up the street. As we come to my house I say, “So long,” and go into the house to ask Mom when supper will be ready. “Pretty soon,” she says, so I turn on the radio. “Hi Yo, Silver—Away,” suddenly bursts from the speaker. I listen to the exciting story until Dad comes in and starts talking. Just then Mom calls us to supper. Afterwards I decide to go down to the Recreation Center. Wandering down slowly, I meet up with Apey and Brown, who are going down to Bob’s, so I fall in with them. After talking over the day’s experiences I think it best to go home and study, so I leave about 8:30. Upon reach¬ ing home I go to get my books, but the thought strikes me that I can study in the morning—before breakfast—so upstairs I go to dream of Saturday’s game. Joe Thomas They Furnish Pep for the Games Myra Bunting Alice McGhee Bea Armstrong Helen Chewning Blanche Gray James Ferris Reginald Jonas 1938 FOOTBALL With the able assistance and excellent advice of Mr. Peters, formerly of Wake Forest, to our already strong coaching staff composed of Mr. Denton, Gus Quisito and assisted by the return of eight letter men, Andrew Lewis made a remarkable showing this year in spite of the loss of Gus, who left us for a better job, in mid¬ season, and the wet fields and heavier teams that our boys had to face. The first game of the season was a 14 to o victory over William Fleming, fol¬ lowed by an upset from Newport News due to the fact that the Shipbuilders outweighed us and that they played one of the best games of their season. Also the accurate passing ability of the Newport News lads helped them to leave us holding the small end of 32 to o. Then came the tight game at Bluefield with Jim Brown’s accurate drop kick saving us by 3 to o. In spite of this victory it was a fatal day for us because many of our boys were hurt so badly that they could not play for several weeks; there¬ fore, we were defeated by Clifton Forge. The next game found us with a hard- fought victory over Charlottesville, due to the amazing defense of Capt. Bob Lambert and John Gleason who, we believe, will develop into one of the best line-backers in this part of the state. The following week we played the State Champions from Lynchburg. This was a very tight game, climaxed by a 77-yard run by Paul McGhee in the last minutes of the game, only to be called back because he stepped outside. Then the biggest tilt of the year—our annual fight with Jefferson. Led by Reynolds, Whitlock, and Marmaduke, the mud-caked Wolverines would have held the Magicians except for a fatal penalty that placed Jefferson too near our goal. The stout little line held as long as their endurance would allow them, but the Roanokers pushed over for a 7 to o win. Our only night game was dropped to Alexandria. The muddy field and the heavy weight of the Presidents was too much for our team who sank in defeat by 7 to o. Our ancient Roanoke County rivals, namely Vinton, were beaten with the totals reading 13 to o. The football schedule was brought to a close on November 19th with the smashing victory of 52 to 2 over Danville. This game not only gave a colorful ending to 1938 football; it placed new names, such as Bowman, in the lineup. Denton Peters FOOTBALL VARSITY Katz G. Poff C. Poff McDaniel Whitlock Wood Reynolds Crowder Marmaduke Lambert Brown Captain Watson Cormell Fisher McGhee 1. John Gleason— 5 ' 10 " —160 “Pretty Boy,” one of the most promising backs in the state, was equally excellent on defense as well as offense. 2. Van Wood— 5 ' 11 " —155 Jefferson’s loss was our gain. Always ready when the going was tough, Van will be sorely missed next year. 3. Preston Reynolds—5 ' 11 " —150 Due to a broken shoulder Preston did not see as much action as should have been his. His ability as a triple-threat man earned him the responsibility of co-captain of next year’s squad. 4. Leon Crowder—5 ' 6| " —132 As fine a reserve back as Andrew Lewis has ever produced. His experience in seeing action in every game should enable him to be a valuable asset to Wake Forest. 5. Bob Saul— Manager 6. Hubert Whitlock—5 ' 7”—151 Small but one of the fastest backs that has ever played for Andrew Lewis. “Little Man” always pulled the squad out when their spirits were low. 7. Pete Holdren—5 ' 10”—145 We are looking forward to Pete’s outstanding passing ability to lead us to victory next year. 8. Gorman Poff— s ' 8”—150 A reserve plugger who held down the guard post faithfully. Gorman graduated at mid¬ term. 9. Fred Cormell— s ' 8”—155 Fred, a first string guard, really earned his position for four years due to his great blocking and pile-driving. 10. Jim Brown—5 ' 6 " —135 The toughest red head that has ever played for Salem High School. “The Mighty Mite” will be a great loss to the 1939 squad. 11. Harold Garrett—5 ' 7 ”—150 “Admiral” will be a mainstay in the back- field next year. His superb passing, kicking and power in plunging the line will surely find him a berth. 12. Paul Foley —5 " 11 " —160 Foley, a reserve lineman who helped hold the wall in some of our great battles, will be playing the same clean football next year. 13. Walton Bowles —5 ' 9”—145 A steady running mate who was moved in from the backfield to relieve Brown at guard. We will be watching for him next year. 14. Rufus Bowman —5 ' 9”—135 “Roots,” probably one of the lightest men on the team, is one of the reasons why Coach breaks into a smile when approached about the ’39 eleven. 15. Harold Keith —5 ' 10 " —155 Another dependable reserve who helped Mc¬ Ghee at the wing position. He should be a first string next year. 16. Lewis Surface —5 ' 8”—145 A sturdy little center who shared the honors with Watson at the pivot position. 17. G. C. Watson —5 ' 7 " —137 Short but tough, “George” filled Dan Hurdle’s shoes to a “T” at center. V. P. I. will probably see action from him in the next few years. 18. Jack Dame — Manager 19. Jack Wilbourne —5 ' 10”—155 Jack’s good sportsmanship and steady play¬ ing in the backfield will make him an invaluable cog in the next year’s team. 20. Paul McGhee —5 ' 10”—160 “Mac,” who has played two years of varsity football will be undoubtedly missed from the ’39 lineup. He graduates this year. 21. Robert Lambert —5 ' 10”—170 “Apey, ” the youngest football captain in the history of the school proved himself ably in the leadership of his team. He is one that won’t be forgotten. 22. Richard Fisher —5 ' 7”—185 The heaviest man in the line, “Square’s” love of personal contact will make him a precious possession of next year’s squad. He proved his popularity by being elected co-captain of the ’39 lineup. The Boys Hit the Hardwood When the Basket Ball Season Opens Paul Whitlock Harold Shelor Bernard Graybill Howard Wimmer Bob Jett Preston Reynolds Rufus Bowman Robert Lambert Paul McGhee Frank Hale D. J. Showalter Howard Barnett Jack Dame ( Manager ) With few letter men returning from the preceding season, the ’38—’39 basket ball squad made a good record this year. Six of the games were lost by one or two- point margins. The squad had many difficulties to face, among which was the graduation at midterm of Bob Lambert and Fred Cormell. Sickness also kept many of the boys out of the games. But these mishaps didn’t discourage Coach Denton. The boys worked hard during several weeks of practice and finally rounded out a fighting band of basketeers who tied with Danville for third place in the Western District. Due to the fact that only one varsity player, Paul Whitlock, will be lost by graduation, the ’39—’40 season should be a great year for Andrew Lewis because this year’s experience will be next year’s gain. George Haupt Ernest Via Lawrence Reynolds Cecil Poff Leighton Harrell Ralph Haupt Page Wood Charles Henderlite (TOP) Jack Spruhan Paul Foley Coach Peters Bobby Peters (BELOW) MIDGETS Thomas Fleck Francis Wright Mike Spessard Earl Barnett Wilbur Guthrie Dick Stump Bill Cyphers Richard Walthall Malcolm Tingler John Black ANDREW LEWIS GIRLS 1. Rachel Light— Forward —Rachel came to us this year from Back Creek, and we know that their loss was our gain. She is our best forward and was awarded a place on the All-County Team. Rachel is a Junior and we hope she will be back next year playing for Andrew Lewis. 2. Mary Elizabeth Hale— Captain-Guard — Andrew Lewis will lose one of the best players by graduation this year. Mary Elizabeth is a grand sport, dependable, in fact, everything a good cap¬ tain must be to her team. We’re sorry to see her go and wish her the best of luck. 3. Mary Agnes Plybon— Forward —Although this is Mary’s first year out for varsity, she played an outstanding game. During the season she showed more improvement than any other player on the team. Mary will be back next year winning more honors for Andrew Lewis. 4. Jean Ann Wilfong— Center-Side Center — Although Jean Ann was originally a side center she played almost every position on the team, and did it well. She is one of our best and most depend¬ able players. Jean Ann made the All-County Team and played an excellent game. Great things are expected of her next year. 5. Ruby Horne— Side Center — Ruby is the smallest player on the team, but that isn’t a liability by any means. Greased lightning would be the best thing to describe her. Good luck next year, Ruby! 6. Mary Lofland— Forward — Although she was smaller than most of the girls who guarded her she played a good game. Mary did her part in scoring and put up a good defense. The team will lose a good sport and one of its best players through Mary’s graduation. 7. Eleanor Waddell— Guard —Eleanor is an¬ other of our players who will graduate this year. She is one of our best and most dependable guards. We’ll miss you next year, Eleanor. 8. Eileen Sale— Guard — Although Sale didn’t see much action this year, she could always be depended upon to do her part; Andrew Lewis will lose a fine sport by her graduating. 9. Frances Harrison— Center — Here’s to the girl who held down the pivot position of the team so capably. Frances is a good center; also a good side center, forward, and guard. She, too. is graduat¬ ing this year. 10. Myra Bunting — Manager —Myra has been our manager for two years, and we can but echo what was said about her last year. She is patient, dependable, and thoughtful. Thanks, Mymie, for all your help. TRY THEIR LUCK AT THE BASKETS Standing Eva Jane Doughman— B Team Coach Betty Jo Waddell Polly Mowles Lois Gore Margaret Kelly Dorothy Patterson Frances Miller Mildred Carper Minnie Wygal Mildred Gresham Lougenia Woolridge Catherine Poague Jessie Ruth Cornwall Miss Persinger— Coach Seated Lois Wilfong Frances Harrison Rachel Light Mary Plybon Mary Lofland Ruby Horne Eleanor Waddell Eileen Sale Jean Ann Wilfong Myra Bunting Miss Staples Persinger, Coach —To Miss Persinger goes our deepest admiration and affec¬ tion. She has been everything a coach could be to a team. Her understanding and patience carried the team through with flying colors. SPRING SPORTS BASEBALL D. E. Denton. James Peters. Preston Reynolds. Bill Bradshaw. Charles Swecker C. Henderlite . PLAYERS Pitchers P. McGhee J. Gleason C. Mowles J. Bayse J. Pendleton Infield B. Graybill P. Reynolds W. Guthrie H. Wimmer L. Crowder V. Wood P. Whitlock L. Harrell J. Akers N. Parks . Coach . Coach . Captain . Manager Assistant Managers Outfield Catchers H. Wilson H. Shelor F. Hale W. Wilson F. Gearheart O. Hall J. T. Agee W. Stuart Faced with the problem of no field and lack of material on the mound, Coach Denton started the task of building a ball team on the little field at the side of the school. After much hard practice he finally brought forth his team. But all our hopes were shattered about six days before the first game. Coach Denton was taken ill and removed to the hospital. Then we suddenly remembered Mr. Jim Peters, the football star from Wake Forest. Mr. Peters gladly consented to step in and relieve us of our misfortune. He started the boys back to the grind after losing only one day of practice. The schedule calls for a number of games, many of which will be played away from home due to the fact that our field will not be ready until the middle of the season. Now as The Pioneer goes to press, we wish to thank Mr. Peters and the boys on the ball diamond for showing their respect and loyalty in carrying on in the absence of Coach Denton. We feel sure that he will be back soon to help finish the season with Andrew Lewis on top where she always has been. Schedule to Date April 19. .Bedford. .away 21. .Jefferson. .away 2S. .Fleming. .away 28. .Jefferson. May 1. .Fleming. .home 4 . .Bedford. .home 9 . .Christiansburg. .home GET UNDER WAY TRACK Jack Wilbourne . Captain D. E. Denton . Coach Asbury Maury . Assistant Coach Bobby Phillips . Manager H. Dearing B. Phillips P. Lancaster C. Hollyfield J. Wilbourne G. Haupt P. Smith J. Macom C. Poff P. McGhee J. McClure P. Foley B. Jett L. Poteet A. Maury F. Wright E. Via H. Keith R. Fisher D. Denton N. Thompson R. Bowman J. Wilbourne Due to the fact that we do not have the facilities for Track, there was some dispute as to whether or not we would have this sport this season, but when the call went out and the boys responded so willingly it seemed a shame to disappoint them. They are being coached as usual by Coach Denton and Asbury Maury. The boys have been working hard and anxiously every day, weather permitting, in hopes of pro¬ ducing one of the best track teams that has ever come from Salem High. Roanoke College has again given us the liberty of using her track course and the boys wish to thank the officials for this privilege. As The Pioneer goes to press, we have a number of important meets on the card and we know that the boys will do their best to keep track at Andrew Lewis. SCHEDULE They iVe April 18. . Blacksburg 24 . .Ferrum ' braining School. . . 2 91 .66 X 29 . .County Meet May 6. 13 . .State Meet Our Principal Gives Seniors Parting Message I take peculiar pleasure in offering greetings to you, the Class of 1939, because you and I shared a simultaneous initiation into the life of Andrew Lewis High School four years ago. It is my earnest hope that these four years have left us sensitive in no small degree to the high privileges, genuine pleasures, and serious responsibilities that have gone into the making of your student days. I congratulate you upon your graduation and remind you only that it is your continuing obligation to the school to translate its ideals into broader lives of worthy endeavor. Sincerely yours, t Faculty Meets at 3:40 To those who not only labor long hours for our good in faculty meetings at the school after 3:30, but who, though already tired, often work and plan at home, far into the night, for us, we pause here to pay a tribute. We respect them as our superiors. We admire and appreciate them as our teachers and friends. We are grateful for their sympathy and patience as they lead and direct us through the “Day in School.” Mrs. Adelle M. Bennett Librarian Mr. L. Christensen Band Miss Annie L. Cox Home-Making Mrs. G. G. DeHart, Jr. Mathematics, History Mrs. Margaret Easter History Mr. D. E. Denton Physical Education Athletics Mrs. Katherine H. Early Algebra Mr. Broadwater Principal Miss Trina Effinger Office Mrs. Dwight B. Ferguson Science Mrs. Mary 0 . Garner History Miss Mary H. Goodwin Typewriting Mr. Everett A. Harding Agriculture Miss Lillian Hogan English Miss Katherine Hurt Science Mrs. Eleanor N. Ireson English Mrs. E. C. James Latin, English Mrs. Virginia Tise Kirkwood Math, Science Miss Sarah Catherine Goodwin English Miss Annie McConkey Math Miss Virginia Moore II istory Mrs. Carrie Martin Pedigo English Mr. James E. Peters Mathematics, Physics Mrs. Elizabeth B. Moorefield Shorthand, Bookkeeping Mr. J. Edward Oglesby Civics, Economics, Sociology Mrs. Nelle Hartman Peery M usic Mrs. Louise D. Rice Latin, Algebra Miss Staples Persinger Physical Education Miss Elizabeth O. Ridout Home-Making Miss Frances Oney Bookkeeping Miss Sarah Kirk Rowbotham English, Vocational Civics Mrs. Ethel Siner Shockey Mathematics Mr. John H. Snapp English Miss Elizabeth Sutherland English, Science Mrs. Clyde Ramsey Turner English Miss Priscilla Pauline Webb Science, Mathematics Mr. William Wellons Mathematics Miss Carrie Newsome Mr. Selden H. Watkins Sp radlin Biology History Mrs. Elsie K. Wertz English, History Mrs. Pearl C. Strickler English Miss Verba May Wood French A Typical School Day I turn on my pillow, dazed and puzzled, fumbling for the cord which I jerk to light my room. No light is needed. Through the window a dim, flickering street lamp reveals the neighbor’s lawn, a tall brushy hedge, and a scraggly mulberry tree. In the distance I can see a mountain peak, innumerable roofs, and a few stars in an inspiring bit of clear and peaceful sky. There are no cars, no buses, no crow¬ ing cocks, no shrieking sirens. Ah! This is rest! I breathe anew the cool, sweet air of Salem the Beloved. I love to live! I greet the coming day. There goes that ninety-eight-cent alarm clock! I wound it last night and set the hand at six. Now it unwinds into my ear the oft repeated tale: “It’s two hours till school time. You must dress—dress care¬ fully. Teachers always should be well-groomed.” Which hose look best with the old blue dress? Gray ones. Oh, there’s a run! I must have needle, thread, spectacles. A letter is due the homefolks. I should send a check to pay that bill today. Here are fifteen different blanks to fill, one hundred and fifty names to copy, ninety-nine test papers to grade. I’m neglecting my friends. The church needs my support. Incidentally, I need a bite of breakfast. (A hungry teacher can’t dole out mental victuals to youths who are hungering and thirsting for knowledge.) Now, while it’s quiet, I ought to complete that questionnaire sent in last week from the Planet Mars. Let me see! How old am 1 ? How long have I taught? Am I white—or green? Figures and words get mixed at school when one teacher has sixteen varieties of interruption to every square inch of desk space. I must be sure to call Mrs. Brown. She desires my poised and gracious presence at a tea tomorrow after¬ noon. I promised to appear on the program at the Anti-Worry Club this evening! My committee meets here Friday! O, the dust on that table! This is the day I planned to have my hair done! I take a sip of coffee and a piece of toast, then make a conscious and not unpleasant effort to chew, digest, absorb, and assimilate all the life-giving, brain-boosting vitamins contained in one soft-boiled egg. There’s a dash of butter, a smear of jelly, and one more piece of toast. There’s a stirrup-cup of coffee and my school day has begun. A neighbor, who is more than kind to do so, stops her car at my curb and hurries me to school. The air is crisp and clear. The very mountains seem to enjoy it. A whole caravan of buses (biliously yellow in complexion) are being emptied of their precious car¬ goes. Long files of pedestrians, as numerous as migratory birds, fill the spaces before me. There are bare heads, bare knees; few books, many books, no books; sweaters, gypsy scarfs, every color of the rainbow; fantastic and faddish jewels; colored ribbons, permanent waves; bouncing balls, wise saws, light hearts, laughter. Across my mind flash such trite phrases as Mamma’s darlings, job-hunters, future generations, responsibility, cannon-fodder, democracy, opportunity, immortality of the soul. I pass into the open door of the best high school in Old Virginia. Couples to right of me, Couples by stairway walls, Couples to left of me, Couples ’gainst locker doors, Couples in front of me, Couples in window sills, Volley and thunder. Coo—to my wonder. A few unsophisticated mortals romp and play like natural boys. Some rare specimens of humanity are grouped in a deserted classroom preparing a lesson. (0, newsibus rarebus!) Groups swarm into the library. A few seem to be seekers after knowledge. (See Robert L. Ripley.) Several teachers dart through the corridors. They seem to be racing with the bells and Father Time. The principal interviews a carpenter, an electrician, the janitor, the secretary, three teachers, and an irate patron. He signs one hundred and fifty-seven excuses, sells ten books, makes change, writes a receipt, greets an agitated bus-driver, and fingerprints two prospective pugilists who have used the school bus as their temporary ring. (After these two have completed their education, they hope to appear in the Arena at Rome.) Nine o’clock comes. I dust my desk and set it in order, provide proper lighting and ventilation, check excuses, sign building passes, call rolls, make absentee lists, greet students and co-workers. (I preen a little on the sly, for the sake of my pupils’ eyesight.) Then I inquire about sick members, discuss the warring nations beyond the seas, supervise devotional exercises, and read the announcements from the office. By this time I am eminently qualified for all the odd jobs of a Handy Andy in a three-ring circus. As each teacher begins the strenuous task of throwing into the vast pool of ignorance the few pebbles he has gathered from the shore, the sound waves ripple and reverberate along the hallway. A medley of accents falls upon the ear like the most spasmodic of Wagnerian operas: ioi—“These are the times that try men’s souls—He snatched the lightning from the skies and— A stitch in time saves nine. A good book is the precious life-blood of—Once upon a midnight dreary— Build thee more stately mansions—(I can’t teach people who have no desire for knowledge!) 102— Sit, sat, sat; set, set, set; lie, lay, lain; lay, laid, laid; lie, lied, lied; love, loved, loved; am loving, are loving, will be loving; to be about to be loved. (You’d better listen! I already know this! I’m not trying to teach myself!) (Gesticulations.) 103— And smale foules maken melodie. That slepen alle night with open eye. Something is rotten in the State of Denmark. The time is out of joint. Sweets to the sweet. Never shake thy gory locks at me. Shake off this downy sleep. (Don’t use an apostrophe in the pronoun its.) 104— Caesar had the Gaul to invade Britain. After all these years of strenuous civilizing processes we seem very little ahead of the stage in which J. C. found our forbears. 105, 206, 204, 203—If A passes by working all the time, and B, by working only half the time, how does C “get by” without working at all? Answer: Horse sense. (I could teach you mathematics, if you knew how to read.) Office —Don’t worry about it. Count it as a part of the day’s work. Everything deserves just so much time. 212— An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Glee Club —O, say can you see- I’m Salem born and Salem bred — Here Comes the br-Blue Team— There’s a Little Dutch Alill on a Little Dutch Hill—Where one night after the quilting party, On the Bonny, Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond I was seeing the Only Star in my Blue Heaven—But my Heart Belongs to Daddy. It Makes no Difference Now. 106—Where are the Whitlocks? 213— The sum of all the tasks and activities which are striving to turn a pupil in one direction is equal to the sum of all the outside interests tending to turn him in the opposite direction. (Therefore flaming youth prefers the primrose path.) no—Noah Webster wasn’t even a third cousin to Daniel. 211—Tell that idiot to stop blowing that horn. 306—Who is the biggest bluffer since Napoleon Bonaparte? 102—John Doe has not yet taught this school teacher to balance her budget. 210—A man who lived in Illinois was standing in Indiana. He was shot by a man standing in Ohio. In which state will the case be tried, and who will pay the lawyers’ fees? Is it larceny to steal a cat? 303—And what he thought was H 2 0 was H2SO4. Band —Toot! Toot! Toot! Bang! Bang! Bang! Squawk! Squawk! (Who hit that sour note!?!) O, What a nut I am! ) Gee, What a gump I am! j Tune, America Ah, What a boob! J (Interruption No. 99)—A youthful sheik returns with his library pass, signed A. M. B. and E. B. B. It reads thus: “J. B. has lost all library privileges. Don’t send him to the library again for sixty days. He thinks this is a trysting place.” The third hour ends. A caesural pause breaks the accentual rhythm. It is lunch hour. (Only thirty minutes, though.) Doors open as if by magic. A mad and hungry mob besieges the corridors. Coxey’s Army, the Ride of the Valkyries, and the Storming of the Bastille are minor matters compared with this melee. To Cafeteria, to Rhythm Club, and to the inviting open spaces the problem of appetites and weekly allowances are taken for quick solution. Now appetite gives place to romance—and to romping. Even a much-traveled person finds it difficult to decide whether he is in the Wall Street Stock Exchange, in Frank Norris’ Pit, or on the Boardwalk at Atlantic City. Three blasts of the bell announce time for one more hour of work. Then come home-room, assembly, club meetings, guest speakers; amateur actors making a wild scramble for costumes, stage equipment, cues, and composure. After thirty minutes of histrionic, terpsichorean, and oratorical effusions, the safety valve of assembly has released sufficient energy to make the last hour of school safe for democracy. Following several furious blasts of a very positive bell, we resume our pebble-throwing until three-thirty arrives. The bilious buses return. Doors fly open. The caged birds again begin to migrate. I return home. From my room I see once more the neighbor’s grassy lawn and the distant mountain. I ponder over life’s futilities, wondering if today I have picked up the right pebbles. Madame Conscience speaks a word or two about Air. Browning—his opinion of a man’s reach and his grasp. “Youth presses forward,” she says. “Let youth solve some of its own problems. Call it a day. Ah, why should life all labor be? In eight more hours you must be on the whirligig again.” Carrie Martin Pedigo Songs of the Moment BLUE AND WHITE Sing to the colors of nature dear; To them we’ll ever be true, In old Virginia with waters so clear, Salem, they brighten for you, Blue are the mountains that round you arise, silvery the moon of the night. Evening doth scatter the clouds in the skies, Mingling the blue and the white. (Chorus) Andrew Lewis with its blue and white, Where our hearts abound, in joys delight. Now and ever more, Honor and adore, The Blue and the White. VICTORY There is a high school in this State—in this State, And its football team will rate—yes, will rate, For the Blue Team of dear Andrew Lewis High will win that game today—or die. Andrew Lewis we adore you, Loyal Blue Team we are for you, And our colors Blue and White shall wave in victory. Fight, Fight, for Andrew Lewis High—Lewis High, Fight, fight, a touchdown is our cry—Is our cry, Oh Blue Team brave, put down the enemy, Victory! Victory! Victory! ALMA MATER Oh, Andrew Lewis, school adored, Our Alma Mater dear, Fond memories of Thee we’ll hold, Our hearts and minds to cheer, We’ll evermore Thy name adore, And honors to Thee bring, And now Thy sons and daughters, true, Loud praises to Thee sing. YIPPY—I —0 Andrew Lewis High, for you I’d die, For I love you dearly—And that’s no lie, You’re the best high school in Virginia State, And all the honors you will take, For the best of citizens you will make, Yippy-i-o—Andrew Lewis High. PALS Where are my pals of the Little Red School, Playmates like Jimmy and Jane, New pals may come and new pals may go, But memories of old ones remain. Let me go back to that quaint little shack, Where I learned the great golden rule—Let me wander once more, thru’ that Dreamland of yore, With my pals of the Little Red School. HAIL TEAM Hail! We toast our football team, Shout! till Andrew Lewis halls ring, Stand! and give a cheer again, Let every loyal student sing, Then fight and do the best you can, Fight for the dear old Blue Team, Fight and we will be victorious, For the high school of our hearts always. (Chorus) To the team, to the coach, To the students who cheer in their loyalty, To the life, to the staff, To the school we’ll remember always. Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd, Buy me some peanuts and cracker-jacks, I don’t care if I never get back And it’s root, root, root, for the home team, If they don’t win it’s a shame, So it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old ball game. BLUE TEAM We will fight, fight, fight for the blue team, When the blue and white appears, We will pull like heck for the blue team, When they hear our mighty cheers—Rah! Rah! We will circle the end for the blue team, When they romp right down the field, Touchdown! Touchdown! Blue Team! Old Roanoke High will surely yield! SALEM HIGH SPIRIT Old Salem High may surely boast, Of a grand and glorious name, For Salem High is sure to win, All honor and highest fame, Hearts proudly loyal to thee, To cheer thee on thy way, So onward once more and show again, That we will win today. Rah! Rah! Rah! Cheer now for Salem High, Cheer for the spirit bred, No one can stop our men from smash¬ ing, crashing through that line of red, And we will fight, fight with all our might, And fight for the spirit true, Cheer now for Salem High, Cheer for the spirit true. SONS OF ANDREW LEWIS Sons of Andrew Lewis, Take the challenge to us, And march on to victory! Now we stand to praise you, Colors proudly raise you, And march on to victory! Onward, onward, straight against the foe, Forward, forward, see our banners go. Sons of Andrew Lewis, Take the challenge to us, And march on to victory! The Business Staff of The Pioneer Speaks We appreciate the pleasant, cooperative spirit which our advertisers have shown us as we worked with them in financing this ’39 Pioneer. We have enjoyed the part of “the day in school” which brought us in contact with our business friends. In many cases they have “patted us on the back,” have wished us luck and have been a source of real inspiration to us. It is our hope that Andrew Lewis students will boost the firms represented in this book for they handle the best in their respective lines. Signed: Bill Bradshaw, Keister Greer, Bob Barger, “Duck” Carter, Bob Saul. COMPLIMENTS OF Baptist Orphanage Printing Company Phonf. 630 SALEM, VIRGINIA A PRESCRIPTION DRUG BUSINESS H. C. BARNES, Inc. 2 South Jefferson Street Roanoke, Va. COMPLIMENTS OF Norman’s Restaurant RAINBO g BREAD SALEM, VIRGINIA •Cf 88 }£«• Garst Bros. Dairy, Inc. Drink Garst Bros. Grade A Pasteurized Vitex Vitamin D Milk with 400 U. S. P. Units from Cod Liver Oil added per quart by Vitex Process. “Laboratory Control for Your Protection” Dial 55 GI “Roanoke ' s Most Modern Dairy " Dial 5502 CARTER BROTHERS DEALERS IN Groceries and Fresh Meats “JVe Sell for Less” Dial 9277 1315 Melrose Ave., N. W. Roanoke Paper Co., Inc. DIAL 5103 117 Norfolk Avenue, West Roanoke, Virginia SALEM HARDWARE COMPANY “We Sell to Sell Again” Phones 89 and 789 SALEM, VIRGINIA LittrelPs Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor 211 East Main Street Phone 64 COMPLIMENTS of Barnett’s Restaurant COMPLIMENTS HART MOTOR CO. Incorporated Gifts of Quality - - - for every desire or purpose at reasonable prices Class Rings, Pins and Medals, Prizes and Trophies for All Sporting Events Fine Stationery with Monogram or School Crest Menus and Programs Makers of the Official Ring Andrew Lewis High School J. E. CALDWELL COMPANY JEWELERS : SILVERSMITHS : STATIONERS CHESTNUT AND JUNIPER STREETS PHILADELPHIA Dear Graduates: Now that graduation has crowned you with a halo of success, no doubt you will set out for new fields to con¬ quer . . . Which reminds us, we got many of you ready for the school finals. Now let us dress you for your sum¬ mer vacation, then for College . . . Or if you will be venturing into the Business World, first have us dress you with personality—plus. ROANOKE VIRGINIA 90 ROANOKE COLLEGE Founded 1842 Chartered 1853 SALEM, VIRGINIA FULLY ACCREDITED Member Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States + + + B. A. and B. S. DEGREES and PRE¬ PROFESSIONAL COURSES + + + IQ39 Summer School June 12th—August nth + + + Fall Term Opens September 12, 1939 C O M PLIMENTS of A FRIEND Telephone 197 SALEM BATTERY CO. Clark Overstreet, Manager ROAD SERVICE Cars Washed, Polished and Lubricated H. M. WOOD SIDNEY’S PLUMBING AND HEATING Smart Ready-to-Wear SALEM, VIRGINIA for the Miss Phone 403 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Brotherhood Mercantile Company J. M. LOGAN SMART CLOTHING Dry Goods, Notions, Etc. for Men, Young Men and Boys SALEM, VIRGINIA ROANOKE, VIRGINIA 4 . 9 i ! SALEM GROCERY COMPANY, Inc. SALEM, VIRGINIA Wholesale Grocers SHENANDOAH LIFE INSURANCE CO., Inc. INSURANCE IS FORCE $185,000,000 Home Office: Roanoke, Virginia COMPLIMENTS OF Old Virginia Brick Co. { 92 £» For Energy and Vitality Eat Michael’s Bread Phone 7726 Wiley Hall Motors, Inc. FORDS, MERCURYS, ZEPHYRS AND LINCOLNS R G— Salem ' s Finest —R G Used Cars Used Trucks Sherwood Burial Park PERPETUAL CARE LOTS Phones: Salem 32 — Roanoke 2-3151 Salem Creamery Company, Inc. Pasteurized Dairy Products PHONES Salem -163 :: Roanoke - Dial 2-8753 4 93 T. E. COFFEY CO. General Contractors Telephone 4317 22 East Campbell Avenue - QefiPXDinnich’s Cloih L ftut l oiLtuj Men and Men tVfur Stcuj tyounq W«»T « M»BCbk AVCMUK Roanoke, Virginia Wiley Feed, Fuel and Supply Corp. Everything in the Building Line Coal - Paints - Oil - Glass Phone 88 Salem, Virginia J. H. JOBE Pot Plants, Cut Flowers and Funeral Designs Telephone 485 “SAY IT WITH FLOWERS” A. S. PFEUEGER J eweler 118 Campbell Avenue, West ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Caldwell-Sites Co. Paper Merchants Stationers and Office Outfitters Phone 6241 Roanoke, Va. COMPLIMENTS OF Robert Martin Company R. D. Martin F. C. Wiley 94 Salem Foundry and Machine Works Passenger and Freight Elevators SALEM, VIRGINIA YOU CAN RIDE as much as you please with us for $1.50 per week. It will cost you several times that much if you use an auto. ♦ ♦ Roanoke Railway and Electric Co. National Business College Roanoke, Virginia Schools of Business Administration and Secretarial Science Accountancy, Auditing, Income Tax, C. P. A. Coaching, Bookkeeping, Banking, Finance, Office Machines, Stenographic, Secretarial, B. C. S., B. S. S., or H. G. B. degrees in two years. Diploma courses, seven to fifteen months. 700 students. Em¬ ployment. Coeducational. Athletics. Social activities. For high school graduates and college students. Building and equipment valued at $300,000. Write for 80-page catalog H. Address Registrar, Box 2059, Roanoke, Virginia. 4 95 Compliments of Goodwin-W illiams Chevrolet Corporation SALEM, VIRGINIA F. G. OAKEY, Cleaner Boulevard at Colorado Street O K Quality—Service SALEM, VIRGINIA Name Your Station JVe Serve the Nation For Information Phone 50 ATLANTIC GREYHOUND LINES COMPLIMENTS OF Thomason’s Jewelry Store 219 EAST MAIN STREET 1888-1939 Salem, Virginia COMPLIMENTS OF THE DIXIE FURNITURE COMPANY Salem, Virginia Phone 95 CURTIS G. DOBBINS Insurance and Real Estate 207 East Main Street SALEM, VIRGINIA CALEB L. HALL INSURANCE CO. General Insurance Bonds Phone 329 Farmers National Bank Building The Pure Food Store Quality Groceries and Meats LOWEST PRICES Telephone s 160— 180 John T. Bowman, Proprietor 4 96 } JOSEPH SPIGEL, Inc. The College Girl’s Shop " Home of Cartwright Frocks’’ 103 Campbell Avenue ROANOKE, VIRGINIA O. G. Lewis Co., Inc. Dodge and Plymouth Dealers Phone 93 Salem, Virginia COMPLIMENTS OF Moir Trout ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Reid Cutshall U A Department Store of Home Furnis kings ' ’ ’ Buy Your Furniture on Our Budget Plan ROANOKE, VIRGINIA GITTENS MORTON INCORPORATED INSURANCE REAL ESTATE - LOANS 102 East Main Street SALEM, VIRGINIA Salem ' s Oldest Insurance Agency (good-bye anxiety) P. L. Starkey Dealer in Fancy Groceries, Fresh and Cured Meats Fish, Oysters and Game in Season Telephones 133-134 314 MAIN STREET COMPLIMENTS OF Goodwin Insurance Realty Company BECAUSE Style Comes First MitchelT 1V1 CLOTHING- 1 - 3 4 97 SMEAD WEBBER, Inc. ESTABLISHED IN 1850 THE OLDEST DRUG STORE IN WESTERN VIRGINIA SALEM’S LEADING DRUGGISTS As Up-to-Date as Tomorrow Magic City Launderers and Cleaners, Inc. 900 Thirteenth Street, S. W. Dial 81 ii Salem 10-000 At Atemoriol Bridge HENEBRY SON Jewelers ROANOKE, VIRGINIA COMPLIMENTS OF COMPLIMENTS Roanoke City Mills, Inc. AIRHEART-KIRK CLOTHING M anufacturers Metropolitan and Lightwhite FLOURS CO. Phone 7174 25 Campbell Avenue, S. W. BOWMONT FARMS Producers of SUPERIOR QUALITY GRADE “A” MILK Phone 417-M 4 98 Photographers of 1939 “Pioneer” Woodward Studio Portrait and Commercial Photographers Reprints of Any Photograph Always Available Phone 8 -J Salem, Va. ALBERT BROS. CONTRACTORS, Inc. “WE MOVE MOUNTAINS” Compliments of Brown Hardware Company, Inc. Everything in Hardware Since IQOO SALEM, VIRGINIA 4 99 ]» Jefferson at Campbell “Since 1889” Celebrating Our FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY 1889 . . . 1939 QUALITY CLOTHES For Men, Women, Boys and Girls c 9o OAK HALL STETSON HATS FREEMAN SHOES w e deem it a pleasure to put at your disposal our more tJkan fifty -six ° ° cj 1 years experience mociioo College and Commercial PRINTING THE STONE PRINTING AND MANUFACTURING CO. -lo2 IS or tlx Jefferson Street Roanoke, Virginia Prinfers of “ Tke Pioneer” •€{ 101 } . ANDREW LEWIS MIDDLE SCHOOL Salem, Virginia

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Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA) online yearbook collection, 1940 Edition, Page 1


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Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA) online yearbook collection, 1942 Edition, Page 1


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