Berry High School - Torch Yearbook (Mount Berry, GA)

 - Class of 1930

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SILVER AND BLUE MM - IN provided Sophie will use it to a better advantage than she has. We do hereby constitute and ap- point Miss Dexter sole executor of our last will and testament on this, the sixth day of May, Anno Domini, one thousand, nine hundred and thirty, in the presence of the under- signed witnesses: Guthrie Spruill Mr. Mullins George Collier Bertha Boone ,1 POEM Our class has surely had some fun, As every sophomore class has done, But work must always follow play, As night must always follow day. Two years or more ago today, We turned our steps this happy way. New friendships formed and book- lore learned, For education our minds have yearned. We've labored, studied, and played hard too, But soon we'll start our work anew, For as you know from this very day We face the world in every way. Spring is here and summer's coming, Hand in hand with the flowery May. Buds are bursting, leaves are grow- ing, We are reaping, others are sowing. And as they sow along the way, The seed of human kindness, They are building lives that shine, --Shine with heavenly brightness. Explore the dark depts of the mind, And see what treasures there we find Stored up as diamonds in the rough, Germs that are made from solid stuff. Things that we hammer, melt, and mould, Into the very depts of the soul Where they take root and quickly grow, Like the seed that farmers sow. We have before our minds a goal, Though on some high and rugged knollg If we work that way with a good will, I'm sure we can climb the highest hill. We'll plant our Hag upon te top, And have for our motto "never stop," But keep on climbing every day, And never give up beside the way. Spring with hope, youth, and glad- ness Bears away our care and sadness, Tears that fade in sunny smiles, In nature's various turns and wiles. Joy in our hearts and joy outside, Joy spread on hill and country wideg Changes are slow but sure and staid, For all God's plans are truly laid. Life is short and trials are bitter, All is not gold that seems to glit- ter. Earthly joys and sensual lust, In the end become as dust. l9age TRHQTEVF

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SILVER AND BLUE . mia! VM --.- haughty knee to supplication, no more will they be pained to refuse. It has been hard to have our fondest wishes thwarted, it must have been hard for them to refuse so fair a pleader. They have done their duty and they have their reward. But oh! how much easier it would have been for them to say "yes", especi- ally to all basketball games and social occasions. Item II We give and bequeath to our best beloved and cherished sister, '31, all the wealth of love and beauty she may want. She seems to be able to get everything else unaided. The basketball and Field Day champion- ships are hers. May our mantle fall completely on her shoulders. We will waste no time in giving to one who seems very able to get. Item III We give to the present freshman class the following advice, the accept- ance of which will lead them to glory: copy '30, learn to work, if not t'o win: development comes sooner through bearing failures than suc- cesses. It isn't fun, but still, look at '30 and be cheerful. Item IV The subjoined list will be recogniz- ed as entailed estates, which we do declare the class of '31 the real and rightful successors: The Soph's seats in chapel to which as freshmen, '31 has not been un- known. May she be as fond of the front row next year as she has been this. Let all the members show their gratitude for this gift by being promptly at the head of the line each morning, ready to fight for that which is theirs, if it be as necessary as it has been for the Sophs this year. Item V Evelyn Wyatt wills and bequeath: to Pansy Hayes and Mildred Wil- liams her room on the east corner oi Catherine Hall, which she has occu- pied for two years, and has heard all the "good nights" of both students and faculty without purposely eaves- dropping. Item Vl Grace Smith wills to Augusta Henry her ability to memorize physics problems the night before ex- amination, providing she does not get caught burning "midnight oil". Item VII With a sad heart and many tears E. C. Jordan hands over the Emery basement keys to Dr. Cook in order to keep said basement locked and the pleasant odors from tantalizing the citizens of the dormitory. E. C. also wills his faithful old pipe to Gordon Green, if he will not use it in the presence of Wildcat' Collier. Item VIII Garland Bagley and Harwell Mal- lory do hereby bequeath unto Earl Walton and Harold Barbour their hit with Mrs. Davis, providing the latter keep "A" rooms. Item IX Ellen Bell with much regret gives to Jean Hayes her privilege of sitting at the feet of Miss Brewster, not to be taught in books, but knowing the said Miss Hayes will find out in time, she hesitates to explain in detail now. Item X Helen Boone wills to Ruth Johnson her hit with Mr. Mullins. To Sophie Bowman she Wills her originality, Page Twenty-four

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SILVER AND BLUE tml Life is full of joy and sorrow, Work and hope for a bright to- morrow. Through the clouds the sun is shin- ins, In every cloud a silver lining. In our memories friends will be, Time can only help us to see, That you are dearer than we thought, That your friendship has meant a lot. For friends gone but always dear Memory sends her warmest tears! She sheds gladness o'er the past, Recalled by faded flowers that do not last. In the corridors of time, Voices gay as yours or mine, Sound like echos of the past, Would that they could only last. Before I Write the closing line, I'd like to say it just one time, I think the Sophomore class is fine. So I must close this simple rhyme. Here's to the "Dear Old Sophomore Class," The one we love so well, To every earnest lad and lass, Our story we will often tell. Here's to our "Dear Old Alma Mater." As swiftly the years roll byg We hope to all come back to thee Once more before we die. Here on this same old ground once more, We hope to all clasp hands, And pass our friendly greetings around, As in the days gone by. "M "7 -- -A- .LMW We love thy classrooms, and play- grounds, Our teachers everyoneg The bright and sunny skies above thee, The friends that we have won. And as the seasons come and go, Our thoughts will always be hereg We want you all to know Our Alma Mater still is dear. Friends and classmates, teachers too, We shall often think of you. Our cold words can never tell Our love, our thanks, our wishes well. We can but leave a parting tearg For those who've been to us so dear, And on our memories foremost line, Write names that will forever shine. Farewell! may the pleasures we en- joy today, Never be clouded along life's rug- ged way. It is certain that evil will give us a call, But may we have the courage to withstand it all. May our fidelity to principle be a light That will pierce the encircling night, May it mark the trail our Saviour trod, And lead us safely home to God. Knowledge doesn't amount to any- thingg it is achievement that is impor- tant.--Henry Ford. Expect no miracles-trust your common sense. Page Twenty-six

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