Arthur High School - Bell Yearbook (Bell Arthur, NC)

 - Class of 1950

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PROPERTY OF (j. We the Seniors of Arthur High School dedicate this, our Second Year Book, to Mr. Garlan F. Bailey. He came to Arthur School as a stranget to work with us and our community He has accomplished many things here in our small town. We hope with all our hearts he will carry with him our love and best wishes where ever he goes. He has made our school one of the best since he has been with us. This we will cheer ish forever. We wish him happiness, and success in all he undertakes. Now we dedicate this Year Book. 3 Garlan Bailey Principal H. C. History Basketball Coach John Zeh Biology Chemistry Geography Mrs. Charles Woods English French Mrs. Joe Tew Home Economics Math Zack Manning Economics American History Gorrell Bass Health Physical Education s HENRY DUNN President Annual Ed. Basketball 3j4- Bus Driver Senior Play 3,4- Cheerleader 1 4-H Club 1,2 ELLE N LLOYD Vice-pres ident Bus. Manager Basketball 3j4- Senior Play 3,4 Class Off, 1,2,3 4-ff Club 1,2 OSCAR HODGES Secretary Assoc. Ed. Senior Play 3,4 Bus Driver 4 Class Off. 1,2 JAMES GURGANUS Treasury Basketball 1,2,3»4- Bus Driver 2,3 Vice-pres. 3 4-H Club 2 Senior Play 4 ALMA DANIELS Basketball 3 4- Assoc. Bus. Manager Senior Play 4-H Club Glee Club 1 FRANCES CRAWFORD Basketball 1,2, 3, 4 Senior Play 4-H Club 1,2 Glee Club 1 7 BILL ERWIN Basketball l,2,3j4- Bus Driver 3j4- 4-H Club pres. 2 4-H Club 1,2,3 Senior Play 4 Class Off. 2 ABDEEN BcLAWHOBN Photographer Basketball 1.2. 3, 4 Senior Play 5,4 4-H Club Sec. 1,2 4-H Club 1,2,3 Glee Club VIRGINIA CRAWFORD Basketball 1,2,354 Senior Play 354 4-H Club 152,3 Class Treas. 2 Glee Club 1 HARPER RASBERRY Basketball 1,2,354 Senior Play 3,4 Class Pres. 2 4»H Club 1,2,3 Bus Driver 354 Glee Club Roland Young Basketball 354 4-H Club I 5253 Bus Driver 4 FRANCHIOIf McLAWHORN MASCOT 2 CLASS HISTORY In the year of 1938, we came to Arthur School as little strangers This was the real beginning of our education. Miss Ebberson was our first teacher and she taught us the way to behave and how to get a- long with our fellow students. Miss Allen, Miss Parker, and Miss Thomason were our next teachers. They were very helpful in guiding us to reach our goals. When we were in the fifth grade we learned that we must get all of our homework in. Miss Woodward was our teacher and she really knew how to handle a yard-stick. Some one was whipped most everyday. Miss Pace, Miss White, Mrs. Fry, Mrs. Clark, Mrs. Forrest, Mrs. Hollowell, and Miss Humbles had the pleasure of teaching us in our last years of grammar school, and decided wheather or not we were capable of entering high school. As Freshmen, we learned the way to study, and we had plenty of (Studying to do. In the 9th grade we had the hardest courses in high Ischool. Mr. Cashwell, Mrs. Hendrix, and Mrs. McArthur were our advis- ors. We had a hard time that year with Mr. World History, Mrs. Bl- blegy, and Master Algebra. Our Sophomore year was not so dull, because Bobby Bennett joined our class. Mrs. Hendrix and Mr. Cashwell came back for another year Iwith us. Mrs. Pendleton left the eighth grade and came into high school to teach us French and English. Our Junior year we had only fourteen classmates. We had all kinds Df fun making money for our Junior-Senior Banquet. Our class present- sd a " Negro Womanless Wedding. " We were overwhelmed with compliments Df the play. Mr. Bailey, Mr. Tew and Mrs. Tucker Joined us this year land we really enjoyed typing under Mr. Tew and U.S. History under Mr. (Bailey. Some of us Juniors took part in the senior play which was a ithrilling success, thanks to the assistance of Mrs. Tucker. i Oboy J The year that we thought would never come is here. Yes. Seniors at last J This year was full ©f fun and excitement. Mr. Bailey vas back with us again and we love every inch of him. With their cindness and patience; Mr. Zeh, Mrs. Woods, and Mrs. Tew have also lelped us to complete this, our last year. We had much fun asking for ids to put in our yearbook, because it is bigger and better than be- fore. This year, we have only eleven classmates, and we were always ' eady to help with any little thing that Mr. Bailey asked us to do. )ur Senior Play was every thing that we expected it to be. Now, as Seniors, when we think back over our twelve years Journey m the road to graduation, we begin to realize that soon it will be !»ver to remain Just a memory - a memory which will live on, as a burning ember. LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT We, the graduates of ' 50 are proud that we have been able to com- plete, successfully, our twelve years here at Arthur High School, but we are not too fond by the nearness of the time when we shall have to say good-bye. Some of us wjll continue our studies in higher fields; while others will face the future and make the best of it, thankful for the education received here in Bellarthur. Now we realize that we shall have to leave, and accordingly we wish to leave to our successors those qualities that have guided us to become Seniors and to complete our Senior year. Article I T© our parents and friends, we leave our sincere thanks for their part in helping us to get this far up the path of life. Except for their work, sacrifices and love we would stil] be far behind in our young lives. Article II To our principal and teachers, we leave our thanks and love for their patience and wisdom in leading us over the " rough places " of our youth. Article III T© our successors. The Juniors, we leave our willingness to " get ahead " , our ability to enjoy life educationally, and the privilege to continue their studies under the same instructions that we were taught. Article IV I, Frances Crawford, leave my well-behavior and politeness to the Junior class, and my guard position on the basketball team to Virginia Dunn. I. Virginia Crawford, leave my ability to play basketball and going to a show on a date to Louise Tyson. I, Alma Daniels, leave my pretty eyes and my quietness to Joan Tyson and my ability to use make-up to Bobby Jean Nanny. I, Henry D mn, leave my ability to get a date at any time to Glenn Strickland, and my good behavior to Weldon McLawhorn. I, Bill Erwin, leave my ability to date regularly and my popu- larity to Becharles Anderson. I, James Gurganus, leave my ability to date a good-looking girl to Sidney Allen and my brown and white shoes to Mr. Zeh. I, Oscar Hodges, leave my scholastic record to Vernon Nichols and my ability to leave other people alone to Deanie Vandiford. I, Ellen Lloyd leave ray dependability, trustworthiness, and guidance to Peggie Heath, and my quick temper to Mattie Pearl Rhodes. 10 I, Ardeen McLawhorn leave my guard position on the basketball team and my popularity to Trilby Lee Smith. I, Harper Rasberry, leave my ability to drive anything on wheels to Weldon McLawhorn, and my wittiness to Robert Crawford. I, Roland Young, leave my good grades and my ability to pay attention on class to Larry Lewis. Article V To everyone - parents, faculty members, friends, and fellow- students, we leave our love to each of you and with all our heart we sincerely hope that you will be happy through all the years of your lives. We now appoint Mr. Garlan Bailey chief executor of this, our last will and testament. Signed: The Graduates of 1950 CLASS PROPHESY The sun rises again over the modern, hustling little city of Bellarthur - truly a picture of progress and prosperity. Let’s look in on the graduates of 1950, for they helped to make it so. See that imposing structure across the street? That’s the First National Bank of Bellarthur, and there’s the president going in the door now. Who would have thought that Harper Rasberry would have made the grade and become a bank president? Ahi What a lovely lady that is walking down the street. One can tell at a glance that she is a business woman, and successful too. I -JVhy it’s Ellen Lloyd J I Above the noise of the busy street can be heard another sound. ! The roar of the motors of a large passenger plane fills the air. The plane is one of many belonging to Pan-American Airways, which has a I branch in Bellarthur. President of this local branch is none other than our old classmate Roland Young. That’s a shiney new patrol car Cpl. Bill Erwin is driving. We understand that Bill has a fine record in Highway Patrol work. Criminals had better watch out when he gets on their trail. II In case you re interested the new patrol car we spoke of came from Auto Sales Co., which is owned and operated by James Gurganus. He is justly proud of the company’s good name and large volume of business it does. As we make our way along the crowded streets, we come to the hospital. It is a great asset to the vicinity, and our own Ardeen McLawhorn is superintendent of nurses here. Her husband cares for the children. Working here, also is Alma Daniels who has won wide acclain for her outstanding work in the nursing profession. But Frances Crawford ' s achievements will not be overshadowed by anyone else ' s. She is a famous dietition and has her headquarters here. A taxi pulls up to the curb in front of a fashionable res- tuarant. Out steps Adm. Henry Dunn dressed in the uniform of the Navy, and escorting a beautiful blonde. Let us walk on till we come to a familiar landmark - one which we all love and cherish, Arthur High School. Although it has been remodeled and has all the facilities of a modern school, it still : looks familiar. Virginia Crawford is the basketball coach now and I they have a championship team. And last, but not least, there ' s Oscar Hodges who lives in a : small house in the suburbs. He is a professional writer and world 1 traveler. He expects to publish another book soon, which is an ac- ; count of his travels in China. Well, we have seen what the graduates of ' 50 are doing. Now in 1960, we have tangible evidence that those graduates built their [careers and lives upon solid foundations. Bravo i Three cheers for I the graduates of 50. Glenn Strict land Pres • Settle Lou Jones Sec. McLawhorn Vlce-pres. Peggie Heath Treasury Virginia Dunn Sidney Allen Mattie Pearl Rhodes Deanie Vandiford Pres, Herman Vice-pres. Bessie L e Sec.-Treas. ' tva 1-1 ec Robert Doocjlas Shirley E4hel Charles vrv Elbert IBobby sjeon L.B. Lillion THE 8th GRADE COMING GRADUhTES MRS. TUCKER’S 7th GRADE Xo TEE BELL’S STAFF Mrs Denton’s Sixth Grade Miss Fleming ' s Fifth Grade Mrs. Dempsey ' s Fourth Grade Mrs. Speight ' s Third Grade Mrs. Pope ' s Second Grade Mrs. Strickland ' s First Grade best dressed BEST LOOKING BEST ALL-AROUND friendliest most athletic MOST LIKEY TO SUCCEED MOST POPULAR QUIETEST FUTURE HOME MAKER OF AMERICA SKILLFUL BUS DRIVERS GOING STEADY E C T« C SMALL COUPLE " COOKS " HEAVY WEIGHT 1. Refreshments 2. Team of tomorrow 3 . Happy-go-lucky 4. Have some? 5 . Looking to the future 6. Handsome 7. ' ’Old Faithful” 8. ' er ya crazy 9 . Bashful Oscar 10. Song Bird 11. Three Stooges f iU p j f •- Let’s Go Riding Cute Couple Hungry? Coach Gar Ian Bailey’s Boys Basketball team. 1°49 and 1950. Coach Garlan Bailey’s Girls Basketball team. 194-9 and 1950. Cheerleaders: Virginia Dunn left, and Peggie Heath right, have le d their teams’ spirits with sportsmanship yells to a fighting victory many times this year. w - «• 4 • f «’ f ' THE GRADUATES OF 19A-9, ‘ ' They are gone but not forgotten.” They are from left to right: Louis Holloway, who is now helping his Mother work on the farm near Ballards X Roads; Elizabeth Crawford, who is now continuing her education at Pfeiffers college - h?r field is Religious Education; Sarah Lewis; soon will become a housewifw; Barbara Jean Mozingo who is at Atlantic Christain College; Durward Tyson, who is also at Atlantic Chris- tain College, y e are glad to know that these Graduates are succeeding at their work. The Seniors of 1950 wishes to- extend their congrad- ulations to you, and they also hope you the best of luck. K. H. CRAWFORD Fancy Meats and Groceries Cold Drinks and Candy " FRIENDS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME " BELLARTHUR NORTH CAROLINA LULA’S BEAUTY SHOPPE Mothers and Daughters Please Note I I Hair Shaping, Permanent Waving And All Beauty Aids i I " DROP BY ANYTIME " BELLARTHUR NORTH CAROLINA MRS. P. R. HINES ' SERVICE STATION Groceries, Meats, Gas, and Oil Cold Drinks Ice Cream " COME IN " BALLARDS X ROADS GREENVILLE EQUIPMENT CO. INC. " One cannot resist their appeal of FRIENDLINESS and SQUARE DEALING so don ' t delay your visit to our STORE " GREENVILLE NORTH CAROLINA I DIXON ' S INSURANCE AGENCY " Save By Buying Mutual Insurance " " WE PAY DIVIDENDS " Phone 5881 FARMVILLE NORTH CAROLINA Compliments of PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO., INC. Telephones 2113 - 2114 Greenville, N. C. PARKER PONTIAC FARMVILLE, N. C. Compliments of THE B W CHEVROLET CO., Inc. " Sales and Service " Phone 37 O-I Farmvllle, I. C. FOR real cooking pleasure... USE GARNER GAS " Metered Service " GARNER GAS and EQUIPMENT CO. Phone 5691 - 5681 Farmville North Carolina D., L. TURN AGE Real Estate - Mutual Insurance Fertilizer GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA J. H. HARRIS SOir " The Department Store for the Farmer " Visit Our Store for the Best Farmville, N. C, BELL - TYLER CO. " Farmville ' s Shopping Center " EASON MOTORS Chrysler - Plymouth " Every Customer Made a Friend " Phone 400-1 Farmville, N. Compliment of Hooker Sc Buchanan " Dividend Paying Insurance " Greenville, N. C» C. Compliments of KENNEDY ' S " Fine Foods " Miles East of Greenville Washington Highway Compliment of Compliment of JOYNER ' S AUTO PARTS MRS. MORTON ' S BAKERY J Farmville, " Delicious Cakes " Greenville, N. C. . KEY BROWl DRUGGIST UNION BUS STATION " Let Us Fill Your Doctor PrescriT)tions " Dial 3319 Five Points Greenville, N. C. Fountain Coca - Colas Hot Dogs - Sandwiches Lunch Counter Greenville, N. C. PITT MOTOR COMPANY Kaiser Frazer NEWTON ' S FARMERS EXCHANGE ’’USED CARS” Groceries - Feed - Seeds Phone 4283 - Bethel Highway Farm Supplies and Baby Chicks Greenville, N. C. Phone 2962 Farmville, N. C. ARMY NAVY PITTMAN WAYNE ' S STORE SURPLUS STORE " General Merchandise” " Fine Goods” Groceries - Cold Drinks 1 Miles From Bellarthur Farmville, N. C. HENDRIX - BARNHILL Equipment Company Compliments of Carolina Cleaners 927 Dickinson Avenue 2004 Dickinson Avenue GREENVILLE, N. C. • Greenville, North Carolina “Your Friendly Cleanei ' ” Compliments Compliments of Compliments of Dr. PAUL E. JONES ARTIST BARBER SHOP Dr. FRANK HARRIS " Come In We ' ll Fix Ya Up” Farmville, H. C. Farmville, N. C. Compliments of H. L. HODGES " Your Hardware Dealer " Greenville, N. C, DAILY REFLECTOR, ' GREENVILLE, ' N. C. " Pitt County ' s Home Newspaper " UNITED SURPLUS Inc., GREENVILLE, N. C. 629 Dickenson Avenue SOUTHERN SUPPLY CO., GREENVILLE, N. C. LAUTARES BROTHERS, GREENVILLE, N. C. TRIPP ' S ESSO STATION, FARimLLE, N. C. J. T. TYSON ' S SHELL STATION, FARMVILLE, N. C. CAROLINA BARBECUE, LOUIS ALEX (Proprietor) FARMILLE, N. C. KEMP ' S BARBER SHOP, FARMVILIE, N. C. JOE HATERN ' S STORE, GREENVILLE, N. C. WILLIS JEEP DEALER, GREENVILLE, N. C. CLAUDE GASKINS, GREENVILLE, N. C. BISSETTE ' S DRUG STORE, GREENVILLE, N. C. MERIT SHOE STORE, GREENVILLE, N.C. " Good Shoes " SCOTT MOTOR CO., GREENVILLE, N. C. " Sales Services " QUINN, MILLER STROUD, GREENVILLE, N. C. BILBRO WHOLESALE CO., GREENVILLE, N. C. COZART ' S AUTO SUPPLY, GREENVILLE, N. C. TALLEY BROTHERS, GREENVILLE, N. C. PAGE - BARBRE, GREENVILLE, N. C. DEE ' S CLOTHING STORE, GREENVILLE, N. C. PITT HARDWARE CO., GREENVILLE, N. C. FACULTY A I T 0 G t A r IIS A n 0 G B A r I s - A I T 0 G R A


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