Elizabeth City High School - Spotlight Yearbook (Elizabeth City, NC)

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I I Cjfze 2 SPOTLIIGIHI I I I I I I VOLUME SEVEN 5 I I I I I I I THE YEAR BOOK I'x 'I I I I I I I I I If I I 1" I 1 It I l If I I I I NI I J I I I Published by the Class of 1927 5 ELIZABETH CITY HIGH SCHOOL I Elizabeth City, North Carolina -I I , PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN LIBRARY f E5 Q 100 East Colonial Avenue 2 'I ' ' ' 2EIizabcth Cityg NC 27909 I ' I 5 5 Phone: 252-335-2473 Fax: 252-331-7449 'Q M' M' N M' W ' 'I 'W'AWEW'-e5fIf5f5iYl6r27p5Sqhbfaimklbamdginfindexmml FGREWGRD BEABI of light reaches out into the darkness disclosing, on the stage, objects which had previously been obscured. Every- thing stands forth clear. lcilllllllilll and distinct in the spotlight. In future years this book, we hope, will break through the veil of time and give to us a vision of the beloved years which we spent in our high school. Unreinembered friends will be relnenibered, and once 1nore long- forgotten events will present theinselvesg the things so important to us in days long past, will be revealed in this "Spotlight.U Pa gc tw 0 Qedication Although this is only her second year in our school, she has icon us all by her inspiring personality. ll'ith zvillingness anrl great capability she has done the things which she has been called upon. to do in behalf of the school. By helpful suggestions and lilneral assistance she has help- ed to malfe this annual af successg and aliozfe everything else she has re- vealed to us the real school spirit. To miss Frances ilDood W'e, the Senior Class of the Elizabeth City High School, 'most sincerely dedicate this annual. Page three Pagc four BOARD OF EDITORS Editor Business Dlanager ROBERT WILLIAMS JOHN KRAMER Associate Editors JULIAN RAPER VIRGILIA BANKS Art Editor Athletics PEARL SKILES JAMES WOOD Advertising Committee ELORA GRIGGS MARGARET FEARING CLARA PRICHARD VIVIEN TURNER Exchange Editor Kodak Editor EDNA MORRISETTE FRANCIS JACOCKS Subscription Wlarzagers ANDREW BAILEY HORACE WISE Junior Editor Junior Business Manager HELEN WILKINS LORIMER MIDGETT Tgypists NAOMI BAGLEY BELLE MILLER Page ive A A , 'F YWSQE-fQs,X5Cf17g f Seven Ages X I' A Qi" if VN 5 X A X' S: A A K I T' mel? 6962 ' Pufsfl coN'1'EN'rs 0017 41951 XS Wm Q' 1 1. THE STAGE 56 ,3 X 'F Eli?z1l1cth City High I V-L ss I ' 5C1lflU1 X tl X W II. THE ACTORS 4 I - Clancs r X .X X f- K III. THE DRAMA Q 4'1- at 1 .-Xct I. f,I'g'2-ll1iZZltiOl1S The SQQOO A- Il AIIV- ,v w e' 12111 7 1 Q 'Q ' 4' '57 sv" 1 jx? R , Q5 sk s 0 Z 5- K 'A Nl A 5 X ll K. . 1 5 A A ' A TQQSKQQ 1 Jbfdfer sm as THE -:fy ' ' nv:-ia:-z'K7'GRfjl1'T T ' f f Q 12 R " " EJ v 0 s , , 1' M ' 4 ' ' Lv. ,' 7 1 , YV . Q M. .J . QL-, r x . 11 u : . , i .r. 1 4-ww x.., anno . W. QW -, Q, -DOMIIYSTIQF scrmrcz LARURITTORY Page cight 7- 3.. .... 4 ,.. -We-.1 nf.. -- f I I r 4 ' 1 r 1' I f, 1 N'-I una-:n ,fm-:QA - . NK. sf an . Xe .0 . 'Sw i.,,, FACULTY S. L. SHEEP Superintendent Bloomsburg State Normal PAULINE CLINKSCALES History Eau Claire Normal EARL H. HARTSELL English A. B., University of North Carolina MARY KENDRICK Home Economics A. B., Anderson College 1 . 5 . I I . Page nine A. B. CO MBS Principal Latin M. A., Wake Forest College B. A. JOHN FRAZIER Science S., Peabody Teacher's College FRED S. ISENHOUR Science B., University of Richmond ELIZABETH KENDRICK Latin A. B., Meredith College B. C. ,Q-A wx FACULTY ELIZABETH KRAMER MARIE LE ROY French Mathematics A. B., Duke University A. 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X 4 -, X 1 Y X, Nw- -.JX---,.v,., ' v '.' -X lp 'K ,- , -. ,.., X X 3'-Y ' x, X 1 ' 'J' ' Xf ' ' I.: fu X -X , f XI.: X ff? 'X"X'X'gXW' 'X- -X W -n N L 'lX, ' X , X X .X X ., r X X. XX X MXX 2 -XX: X X. X' XXL., wx .X 3- ' , ,,j ", XXI n X X '1 , - X X ' ' X 1 XX , X X X 1 if . fX,,X ' X X el.- X, X 'NLD 'X ' .. VX -X vl X 5.11 XX v- -5, . 'X 5 X' es?" L r f 4 ' W. 4 hM.!l:,,1 f... ,xl . r , -.'f6'g'm'a 'I x . Lx Y - 1 'X 112-.-J. Uv!" SENIOR CLASS Colors SSS,.... ......... ....SS,.,. .,.,..... W h i te and Gold Flower -O ,,,..,,,,,,.,,,,,,,-,,,,, ,W --,, Daisy Motto .ooooo ,..., ' 'We Learn By Doing" OFFICERS President .....,....,, ,,,.,. ,.,..,,,.,.,,,.. ,,,,,.. J O H N KRAMER Vice-President ....... ...,ooo T YER SAWYER Secretary-Treasurer o,oo,oS. FLORA GRIGGS Prophet ,....,.. .,o,o.. C LARA PRICHARD Poet .o,.oo. ooo,ooo.o,Ao, - ..oo,o..A,,o P EARL SKILES Historian ,.7oo.., GERTRUDE TEMPLEMAN Testator ...............oo.....,..,..o JAMES WOOD Page fourteen 'Ti' WILLIAM ANDERSON Literary-Dramatic Club, 35 Reading Club, 45 Athletic Association, 4. "Bill" is an all-round good sport. He's always ready to do anything the crowd proposes, and the clothes. he has! l'le's a walking model for the Young Men's Shopg therefore, one of the best dressed boys in our class. VVe donit know what Bill's planning to do in the future, but we hear that his tendencies are for settling down. NAOMI BAGLEY Athletic Association, 1, 23 Typist, "The Loudspeaker," 45 Typist, "The Spotlight," 4g Secretary-Treasurer, Student Council, 4g Advertising Staif, "The Loudspeaker," 43 Literary Society, 1, 25 Literary-Dramatic Club, 35 Elizabethan Players, 45 D. I. Club, 4g Statistics, 4. Naomi is small in stature, but large in character. She is sweet-tempered and reliable, as is shown by her many friends. Success will surely follow her. I 27 Q . . ,W -l,,,....,,..,..,,t..7 JULIAN AYDLETT Athletic Association, 1, 23 Glee Club, 25 Literary Society, 1, 2, 33 Advertising Staff, "The Loud- speaker," 4g Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 Orchestra, 4. julian is little, but he gets there just the same. Much of the success of this years '4Loudspeaker'l has been due to his excellent co-operation on the advertising staff. Good luck, julian, we're all for youl ANDREW BAILEY Literary-Dramatic Club, 3, 43 Pres- ident, Literary-Dramatic Club, 4: Student Council, 43 Treasurer, Eliz- abethan Players, 53 Cheer Leader, 5g President, "Back-to-School Day" Sale, 53 "Hoodoo," 4, "Kempy," 43 H. T. C., 55 Amen Brethren, 35 Athletic Association, 3, 4, 5: Sub- scription Manager, "Spotlight," 55 Glee Club, 3, 4, 5. "Zip" is one of the most active members of lf. C. I-I. S.. and he can he depended upon at all 'tiznes to do his work well, and with I1 smile. Page fifteen VIRGILIA BANKS Assistant Editor, "Spotlight," 49 Assistant Editor, "The Loudspeaker," 45 Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 4g Literary-Dramatic Club, 3g Eliza- bethan Players, 4: Vice-President, Phi Kappa Alpha, 3: Assistant Man- ager "Back-to-School Day" Sale, 43 Class Basket Ball, 15 H. T. C., 45 Tennis Club, 45 Heart-to-Hearters, 4: Statistics, 45 "When a Feller Needs a Friend," 4. Popular and stuclious, Virgilia takes life as it comes, yet leaves the ini- pression of dependability. Such a person will be missed by all who know her. DOROTHY BRAY Dorothy is another of our icw dignilied Seniors. Studying is. num- bered as one of her chief virtues, and she burns the midnight oil while others play. Though Dorothy is in- clined to look on the serious side of life, she takes her fun when she nnds it and smiles with the rest of us. U LILLIAN BOYCE Associate Editor, "The Loud- speaker," 45 Library Club, 4. Lillian is a person of no small ability. She is always on the job, whatever it may be. No matter what happens, she wears a winning smile. Lillian will undoubtedly make a success of what she chooses for her life work. so we predict for her a brilliant future. DORIS CARTWRIGHT Library Club, 4. Doris is a quiet, studious girl, and cannot be numbered among the flap- pers of E. C. H. S. For all her dignified appearance, she likes her fun and is called a good sport by all her friends. We are confident that Doris' sensible and dependable ways will bring her happiness in the future. .1 GERTIE CARTWRIGHT Athletic Association, 1, 2, 35 D. I. Club, 4. VVe have heard from Gertie's class- mates in the business department that she is very efficient in her work, and always ready to help the less for- tunate person. The boss who gets Gertie for a "stenog" will certainly be lucky. RUTH DOZIER Literary Society, 1, 23 Literary- Dramatic Club, 3, 45 Athletic Asso- ciation, 1, 2, 3, 4g Class Basket Ball, 2, 3g Typist, "Loudspeaker," 45 D. I. Club, 43 Varsity Basket Ball, 2, 35 Bachelor Maids, 4. ' Has anyone ever seen Ruth down- hearted? If she has ever been so, she has kept it to herself. Her phil- osophy of life seems to be: "Day by day in every way the world gets better and better." May you keep your happiness of heart in the years to come, Ruth! LYDIA COHOON Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 43 Varsity Basket Ball, 2, Literary- Dramatic Club, 35 Library Club, 49 H. T. C., 43 Heart-to-Hearters, 4: "When a Feller Needs a Friend," 4: Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 Glee Club, 23 Class Basket Ball, 1, 2. "Coonie" is the only really and truly blond in our class, and she's as nice as she's attractive. She has planned home economics as her major course in college. MARGARET FEARING Advertising Committee, "Spot- lightf' 43 Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 45 Athletic Club, 45 Glee Club, 1, 35 Literary-Dramatic Society, 2, 3g Phi Kappa Alpha, 3. "Margie" has a very cheerful dis- position and does everything that is asked of her with a will. This has been shown in her untiring efforts on the advertising staff of the "Spot- light," and much credit should be given her for its success. Page seventeen 1927 4 FLORA GRIGGS Literary Society, 23 Elizabethan Players, 43 Athletic Association, 1, 25 "Hoodoo," 35 Literary-Dramatic Club, 35 Student Council, 35 Glee Club, 3: Secretary, Elizabethan Players, 45 Class Secretary-Treasurer, 43 Ad- vertising Committee, "Spotlight," 4: Associate Editor, "Loudspeaker," 43 Cheer Leader, 45 Bachelor Maids, 3, 4: Statistics, 4, "When a Feller Needs a Friend," 4. Flora is an all-round girl, a good sport, and popular with everyone. AUBREY GALLOP Advertising Staff, "The Loud- speaker," 4, Literary Society, l, 35 Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 3g Tennis Club, 3: Statistics, 4. VVC are proud of the fact that .Xnbrey is one of our classmates, and we feel Sure that lic will get many things out of later life. ALICE GIBBS Athletic Association, 1, 2, 33 Libr- ary Club, 4, D. I. Club, 4. Alice, better known as "Snowball," is a very sincere and lovable person. She is a conscientious student and is always ready for what comes in the clay's work. ller checrfulness and other winning qualities will make friends for her whercver she may go. LUCILLE GREGORY Phi Kappa Alpha, 3. Lucille is a jolly, good-natured girl always ready for fun. She is op- timistic, never pessimistic, for she ever looks to the bright side, turning her hack on the dark and dreary side of life. The class of '27 rejoict-s indeed that Lucille is alile to be one of its number. ,Page eighteen JULIAN GUARD Class Vice-President, 39 Student Council, 2. Quiet, genial, thoughtful of others, and always desirous of doing the right thing, Julian has won the re- spect and admiration of those with whom he has come in contact. Any- one possessing the qualities with which he is endowed will certainly be a success in life. NANNIE HARRELL Library Club, 4g Glee Club, 2. Nannie is one of our loyal pupils who comes to our school in prefer- ence to the county schools. Nobody has ever seen Nannie without a smile on her face. If she is unhappy, she always manages to conceal it. She is dependable and her warm disposition has won a. place for her in the hearts of other students. KATE HALL Literary Society, 25 Literary- Dramatic Club, 33 Elizabethan Play- ers, 45 Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 4g Bachelor Maids, 4g Class Basket Ball, 1. There is an air of comaraderie about Kate that makes her popular with everyone. She possesses an abundant supply of wit and good humor. A person with her pleasing personality will be missed from E. C. H. S. NANCY HARRELL Dramatic Club, 43 Glee Club, 29 "Loudspeaker" Typist, 4. Nancy is one of our classmates who has had to come quite a distance to attend E. C. H. S. She has made a good record in her studies and was loyal to her class. , One is lucky who wins her for a friend, for she pos- sesses. the qualities of loyalty and sincerity. FRANCIS JACOCKS Associate Editor, "The Loud- speaker, 45 Kodak Editor, "The Spot- light," 45 Football, 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 H. T. C., 45 Literary Society, 1, 25 Orchestra, 45 Athletic Club, 45 Athletic Association, 1, 45 Tennis Club, 3, 45 Track, 35 Basket Ball, 4. Francis is going to be a big man some dayg whether in the held of chemistry or as a Doctor of Philoso- phy we do not know. He is always reading some deep book that :none of the rest of us can understand. Keep up the good work, Frank. LUDEENA JENNINGS Library Club, 4. Ludeena really and truly lives up to the title, a dignified senior. She is a studious one, too. Many times she has made some of ns feel ashamed of ourselves for neglecting our work when we see how faithful she is to hers, and that same quality will make of Ludeena a success in whatever she attempts. ELVIE JACKSON As a steady scholar Elvie is un- surpassed. When the class has an "off day" and the teacher is in despair, this quiet girl always speaks up5 and what's more, it seems to us, is always. perfectly right. We will always remember Elvie as one who was at all times willing to help her classmates through troubles and difficulties. JOHN KRAMER Business Manager, "Spotlight," 45 Class President, 45 Class Secretary- Treasurer, 35 Student Council, 15 President Student Council, 45 As- sistant Manager, "Spotlight," 35 Literary Society, 1, 25 Literary- Dramatic Club, 35 Athletic Associa- tion, 2, 35 Tennis Club, 35 Baseball, 3, 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 Athletic Club, 45 H. T. C., 45 Class Basket Ball, 2, 35 "When a Feller Needs a Friend',5 Spanish C1ub5 Class Mar- shal, 3. john's splendid mentality has made him a source of envy to many of the less fortunate students. Page twenty 2 IDA LASSITER Literary Society, 1, 23 Athletic Association, 1, 25 Literary Club, 43 D. I. Club, 4. Ida lives up to the standard of E. C. H. S.-'a real girl. She has hosts of friends and "buddies," She is a member of the business class, and when she goes out to be a stenographer or bookkeeper, she'll make a good one. We know she will. WILLIAM MEEKINS Football, 45 Baseball, 45 Basket Ball, 4: Athletic Association, 3, 45 Athletic Club, 4. You can see by William's honors that he is very athletic. He was one of our football stars this year, but, unluckily for both William and the team, his arm was broken before the games were finished. We wish you luck, William! BELLE MILLER Typist, "The Loudspeaker," 4: Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 45 Basket Ball Team, 1, 2, 3, 4: Typist, "Spotlight," 45 D. I. Club, 43 Statistics, 4g Class Basket Ball, 1, 2, 3. Although Belle was chosen as being the naughtiest in the class of '27, she has kept well within the bounds of propriety accredited to a dignified Senior. Her ability in athletics is as marked as that she has in business, and both tend to make her popular with her fellow-students. ' EDNA MORRISETTE Athletic Association, 35 Class Basket Ball, 33 Literary Society, 1, 23 Literary-Dramatic Club, 3, 4: Dramatic Club, 5: Associate Editor, "Loudspeaker," 4, 5: Class Prophet, 45 Annual Staff, 5. We are sorry that Edna's illness prevented her from finishing with the class of '26, but we are selfish enough to be glad that she graduated with us. BRUCE OVERMAN Varsity Football, 45 Varsity Base- ball, 45 Dramatic Club, 45 Athletic Club, 4. Bruce is a typical "hail fellow, well met!" He goes through the day smiling and singing, as though he hasn't a care in the world, much to the envy of his less fortunate class- mates who are bowed down with the strenuous duties of school life. While we can't predict an operatic career for Bruce, we do think that he would succeed very well in vaudeville. CECILE PATRICK Glee Club, 2. Cecile is seemingly a quiet, demure girl, but underneath the surface lurks. a large fund of Irish wit and humor. She is a very good pal, generous to a fault, and many E. C. H. S. students are proud to have her as a friend. CLARA PRICHARD Literary-Dramatic Club, 35 Athletic Association, 1, 2, 35 Associate Editor, "The Loudspeaker," 45 Literary Club, 25 Advertising Staff "Spot- light," 45 Elizabethan Players, 45 Dramatic Club Plays, 2, 3, 45 Student Council, 45 Class Prophet, 45 H. T. C., 4. Clara has a very sweet disposition and is liked by all who know her. E. C. H. S. hates to lose Clara, but our loss will be someone else's gain. JULIAN RAPER Associate Editor, "Spotlight," 45 Associate Editor, "The Loud- speaker," 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 Literary Society, 15 Marshal Class, 3. Julian has been a source of envy to many of us because of his wonder- ful knowledge of Latin. It seems to be no harder to him than English. Besides that, he is on the staff of both the "Spotlight" and "Loud- speaker," and has been untiring in his work for them. Page twenty-two 1927 DOROTHY RICHARDSON Athletic Association, 2, 3,'4g Liter- ary Society, 2, 3, Circulation Staff, "The Loudspeaker," 45 Athletic Club, 4. Dorothy. sometimes k n o w n as "Dot," is one of that unusual class of people who are always ready to help and never worry whether they will receive credit or praise for helping. Her sincerity and loyalty will surely win for her a place in the world. KEITH SAUNDERS Ediator-in-Chief, "The Loudspeaker," 45 Athletic Association, 3, Literary- Dramatic Club, 35 Advertising Man- ager, "Back-to-School Days" Sale, 43 Elizabethan Players, 4. Keith is a good friend and a pleas- ant companion for one to have. He has chosen Journalism as his life work, and after observing his work done on "The Loudspeaker," we are sure that he will succeed. TY ER SAWYER Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club, 23 Business Manager, "The Loudspeaker," 49 Dramatic Club, 1, 2, 3: H. T. C., 43 Phi Kappa Alpha, 35 "Hoodoo," 33 Student Council, 1, Class President, 13 Class Vice-President, 43 Orchestra, 49 Athletic Club, 49 Vice-President, Literary-Dramatic Club, 33 Track, 43 Tennis Club, 3, 4: Chief Marshal, 35 Class Basket Ball, 1, 25 Spanish Club, 35 "When a Feller Needs a Friend," 4: Statistics, 4. Tyer is a real hustler and one of the most popular members of our class. GERALD SHANNONHOUSE Athletic E Cl i t 0 1', "The Loud- speaker," 4, Secretary-Treasurer Athletic Association, 3, 43 Student Manager Football, 4, Varsity Base- ball, 2, 3, 43 "Kempy," 3. Gerald is the kind of a person that everyone likes. He is quiet and de- pendable, and has the true qualities of a real friend. MYRTLE SIMPSON Dramatic Club, 4, The D. I. Club, 4. Nice, quiet and sweet, Myrtle is always ready to help out a friend in any way she can. Her years in E. C. H. S. have not been spectacular ones, yet, she has gone quietly on her way, making friends, and doing her part. SELBY STOKES Athletic Association, 3, 4: Foot- ball, 3, 4g Baseball, 3, 45 Associate Editor, "The Loudspeaker," 4, Vice- President, Athletic Association, 4. Selby has proved himself just as good at tackling his studies as in football. He can always he depended on to do anything one may ask. Selby has ability, and we are sure that he will achieve a real success. 43 PEARL SKI LES Art Editor, "The Spotlight," 4: Re- write Editor, "The Loudspeaker," 43 Class Poet, 4: Library Club, 45 Athletic Association, 1, 2, Glee Club, 1, 2. Pearl is the genius. of our class, for she is not only art editor on "The Spotlightn staff hut she is' class poet as well, and has done credit to her- self as both. Some day we'll be more than proud to boast that we graduated in the same class with her. MILDRED TATUM Athletic Association, lg D. I. Club, 4. Mildred is a quiet, sincere, and energetic girl, who does her work with a will. Regardless of the weather she is always here in spite of the fact that she lives outside the city limits. She is always in a good humor and easy to get along with. She will be missed when she leaves E. C. H. S. 1 I .s 'YK -.2 GERTRUDE TEMPLEMAN Class President, 25 Glee Club, 2, 3, 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 33 Class Historian, 43 Associate Editor, "The Loudspeaker," 4. Gertrude is the model of our class. VVe would all be better off if we patterned after her. She never does anything rash as some of the more thoughtless of us, but goes serenely from one day to another. VIVIEN TURNER Advertising Committee, "Spotlight," 4: Athletic Association, 1, 2g Class Basket Ball, 1g Phi Kappa Alpha, 3. Vivien has a most likeable and "fetching" smile, which always brightens up a dark and dreary day. She is unseltish and has a fun-loving disposition. "Viv" is a good student and a loyal friend. NVe hope life will smile on her as she smiles on others. . t 3, if 1 GLADYS TILLETT In various activities Gladys is not the kind who likes to put herself be- fore the public. However, those who know her have found that beneath her outward reserve she is full of friendliness and humor. Gladys is in the business class, and if what we hear about her is true, we are sure that later on she will make her place in the world of bus- mess. MARGARET WELLS Typist, "The Loudspeaker," 43 Literary Society, 1, 23 Student Coun- cil, 25 D. I. Club, 43 Nutty Nuts, 1, 2. Margaret is neat in appearance and ehicient in work. She is good-natured and can laugh just as heartily when the joke is on her as if it were on someone else. XVe wish her all the favors that it is possible for one to receive. Dan-Q + no.. Ana CLAUDE WEST VVe know very little about Claude, for he is a quiet, retiring boy. We do know that he is very accommo- dating and interested in athletics, be- cause he is always ready to take our :lilferent teams to nearby places in his car. JAMES 'WOOD Associate Editor, "The Loud- speaker," 4: Athletic Editor, "Spot- light," 4: Athletic Association, 3, Baseball, 3, 49 Literary-Dramatic Club, 33 Elizabethan Players, 45 Class Testator, 45 L. L. L. L. Club, 3, 4. "Jim" is not only a "jolly good fellow," but also a very capable one. lle is steady in purpose and con- sistent in effort. HORACE WISE Subscription Manager, "Spotlight," 4, 5g Circulation Staff, "Loud- speaker," 5: Literary Society, 1, 29 Secretary-Treasurer Dramatic Club, 3, 49 Declamation Contest, 3: Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 4, 55 President, Athletic Association, 53 Marshal Class, 33 Tennis Club, 4, 5g Pres- ident, Tennis Club, 43 Football, 4, 55 Track, 41 Athletic Club, 5g Glee Club, 35 Amen Brothers, 35 H. T. C., 53 Spanish Club, 4: Kennel Klub, 35 Baseball, 3, 5: Basket Ball, 4, 57 Coon Town 13 Club, 53 Elizabethan Players, 5. EDNA SANDERLIN Athletic Association, 1, 2, 3, 4: Elizabethan Players, 45 Phi Kappa Alpha, 3: Varsity Basket Ball, 33 Class Basket Ball, 1, 2, 3. ROBERT WILLIAMS Editor-in-Chief, "Spotlight," 43 Assistant Editor, "Spotlight," 3, President Class, 2: Triangular Debate, 35 "Hoodoo," 35 Statistics, 45 Student Council, 25 Literary Society, 1, 2, 3, Sergeant-at-Arms, Athletic Association, 29 Glee Club, 1, 23 President Phi Kappa Alpha, 33 Class Marshall, 35 "When a Feller Needs a Friend," 45 H. T. C., 4, Spanish Club, 33 Secretary, Tennis Club, 3. He is planning to study medicine and we are sure he will be a "shining light" in that profession. Page twenty-six SENIOR HISTORY GW has come the time when we must leave our high school for a larger place in life. Some of us will continue our studies and some will take up positions in the great world of business. How long it seemed as we looked ahead, and yet, as we look back, how short a time it has been since we entered upon our high school career as Freshmen. The first weeks were busy ones in which we tried to adapt ourselves to our new surroundings. The Sophomores, with true class spirit, loved to lord it over us and make our lives miserable. They took every opportunity to show us how insignificant and green we appeared to them. But there is an end to everything and when the novelty wore off we were left in peace. The officers elected for that year were: Tyer Sawyer, President: Alma Mann, Vice- Presidentg Wesley Sheep, Secretary: and Mahlon Raper, Treasurer. We chose as our colors, White and Gold: and as our flower, the Daisy. The motto adopted to be used through high school was, "VVe learn to do by doing." One of the most important events of that year, to the Freshman class at least, was the party given us on November 16 at the Red Men's Hall by the Sophomores. Our first school party! Of course we all went and had a good time. The new high school building was finished by the first of the year and we proudly took possession on January 2, the first Freshman class to enter. Mid-term examinations safely over, we entered with more confidence upon our sec- ond term as members of the student body of the Elizabeth City High School. We returned the party of the Sophomores. Our class did not furnish many stars for the Literary Society that year, but we took our part in the field of Athletics, having one of our number on the football squad and one on the Girls' Basket Ball Team. Final examinations marked the close of an eventful year and we turned our attention toward higher things. After three months of rest and play we again took up our work in school. This time we entered as Sophomores. Of course we knew it all! VVhat Sophomore doesn't? And if we didn't, the Freshmen were led to believe we didg which was as it should be. Patterning after the preceding classes, we took great delight in giving the Freshmen a cordial CFD welcome. Soon, however, our studies laid claim to most of our time. 'We elected as our officers for that year: Gertrude Templeman, President: Robert Williams, Vice-Presidentg and Isadore Farrow, Secretary-Treasurer. We entertained the Freshman class with a party which they returned after Christmas. In May of that year we had a class picnic at Chantilly which we greatly enjoyed. Page twenty-seven Mid-term and final examinations passed and we began to look forward to the time when we would be Juniors. Our Junior year was one which we will always remember. Another step upward to- ward the high estate of a Senior and to the goal for which we were working. The officers elected for that year were: Mahlon Raper, President: Julian Guard, Vice- President: and John Kramer, Secretary-Treasurer. Gu February 26 we entertained the Seniors with a party which they returned in the spring by a delightful picnic at Chantilly. Then came the all-absorbing task of selecting our class rings. After much considera- tion, we selected one which we think the prettiest ever had by any class. That year we took our placd in dramatics, as well as in athletics. We also were re- presented in the Triangular Debate. And now we were nearing the beginning of our last year in high school. How proud we were to enter again the familiar halls, this time as "dignified t?J Seniors." We chose as our officers, to represent us in this last year: John Kramer, President, Tyer Sawyer, Vice-President: and Flora Griggs, Secretary-Treasurer. This year the Senior class has worked hard to make our school paper, "Thc Loud- .vpval2v1',"' a success. We increased the size of the paper and have tried to set as a goal for those who take up the work where we leave it, the state championship in school newspaper work. The usual class parties were exchanged between the Junior and Senior classes. This year we have among our number those who have starred both in athletics and in the realm of drama. As the curtain goes down upon this. our last year in high school and the places we leave vacant are filled by others. the Class of '27 wishes to be remembered as having done cheerfully the tasks assigned to it and as having come through with flying' colors. To whatever heights we may climb in later life, we shall always look back with affection upon our high school days as the happiest and best of our lives and upon E. C. H. S. as our beloved Alma Mater. May she ever prosper and attain even greater success in the future than she has in the past. Hzlrtorifizz-GERTRUDE TEMPLEMAN. Page twenty-eight PROPHECY OF CLASS OF '27 N 1952 I was delivering a series of lectures on "How To Eat and Grow Thin," in my old home town. l was very tired, both mentally and physically. I decided to take a night off and go to the moving pictures. The first theater I came to I stopped and looked at the sign board. Imagine my surprise when I saw in big letters, SECOND RUDOLPH VALENTINO-TYER SAVVYER with N.-XOMI JACKSON, in "THE GRANDSON OF THE SHElK." Thrt settled it. Of course I was going to see my old classmates play. I walked up to the ticket office to buy my ticket, and who should be there but my old friend, Edna Sanderlin, talking as usual. Edna seemed very glad to see me. She told me that Andrew Bailey was the sole owner and operator of the theater. l always knew "Zip" would amount to something in the dramatic world. I asked her if she knew anything about any of the rest of our class. She told me that Ruth Scott was now business manager of The .-ldtiurzcr. So "Chick" had finally succeeded in news- paper work. I knew she could do it for I remembered how hard she used to work when we were in school together. l was also told that Robert VVilliams was now Dr. R. Williams and had taken for his life companion, his schoolmate, Lillian Boyce. My old friend, Gerald Shannonhouse, who had been so bashful, in his high school days, had at last gotten up enough courage to ask Margaret Fearing to be his wife. Gerald was also owner of the biggest grocery store in town. I was blocking up the ticket office: so I went on in the theater. I got in just in time to see Tyer in the midst of making love to Naomi. Tyer had gotten some of that practice in school, I knew. The picture was soon over and I watched with interest the advertisements, hoping to see some more of my classmates. Yes, there was an advertisement from "Miladie's Shop," Beauty Parlor-Myrtle Simpson, proprietor. Next I saw VVest Cleaning VVorks -Claude West, proprietor. It did me good to see what a success some of my class- mates had made. The next thing they had was the vaudeville. The first thing on the program was a song and dance act by Charles Hollowell and Bruce Overman. The chief selection was "Bye, Bye Blackbird." I saw that at last "Snoozie" and Bruce had acquired per- fection on that song. The next thing on the program was a solo dance by Miss Floria Griggsky who was none other than my friend Flora Griggs. Her graceful dancing astonished me. l'age twenty-nine The next feature and the last o11e on the program was a Spanish Fantango by Ger- trude Templeman and Oscar Meiggs. VVell, I saw that Gertrude had changed her ambition somewhat from being a missionary to Africa. The dance was very graceful and thrilling. The lights went off and the Fox News began. The first thing I saw was- ".Vczv York, N. Y. Francis G. Jacocks, Jr., elected head of photographing staff of the celebrated Fox News amid great cheering." Next, who should I see but the smiling face of my old classmate, Kate Hall. She had been captured by the Chicago Chief of Police, Blackwell Barkley, for her daring holdup, of a mail truck. I saw that Katq was still up to her old tricks of golddigging but in a more daring manner. "Dozer, England. Miss Ruth Dozier landed here late this afternoon after her record- breaking swim of the English Channel. She made the trip in five hours and fifty-nine minutes." I saw that Ruth was still prominent in athletics, as in the old high school days. "IVaslzingtou, II. C. Miss Margaret Wells, beautiful private secretary to United States President Julian Guard, was today presented with a gold medal for bravery, which she won by saving Mrs. Guard's, nee Mildred Tatum, beautiful Persian cat from drowning in the goldfish pond." "IfVaslz,ingt0n-, D. C. Miss Virgilia Banks, famous interior decorator, has just arrived at the White House where she will redecorate the dining room. as Mrs. Guard is tired of the present color scheme of nile green and pink." "New York, N. Y. Keith Saunders, editor of Times, and his assistant, Julian Raper, left on the steamship 'Majestic' for Paris to get the latest news of the marriage of the famous opera star, Nancy Harrell, to U. S. Ambassador Julian Aydlettf' Nfltlanlic City, N. J. Miss Lucille Gregory won the international beauty contest held at Atlantic City last week. She is now 'Miss Universe' Her most dangerous rival was Miss Helen Leigh." "Paris, Fraairc. The beautiful portraits of Misses Lydia Cohoon and Vivien Turner, prominent society belles, painted by Miss' Pearl Skiles, won the prize here for the most beautiful pictures presented at the Paris Art exhibit." "P1zi!adclplz-ia, Pu. Randolph Dozier, alias 'Little Dick,' famous light-weight cham- pion of the United States, is to fight here tomorrow night with William Meekins, better Page thirty known as 'Bill,' for the championship of the world. Frank Horner. manager for 'Little Dick,' reports that he is in line condition." "New Haitcn, Conn., Yah' Studizmz. Football Coach Horace VVisc is getting his men in shape for the coming game with Harvard. Coach Wise reports that he expects to win this game since Quarterback Selby Stokes has joined the team." "lfVc'cks1'iNv, N. C. Miss Dorothy Richardson, heroic school teacher in last week's fire. Miss Richardson, a teacher in the VVeeksville High School, saved the lives of twenty-five children when the building caught on fire. President Guard will arrive sometime next week to present her with a medal." UBClIl'l'Ill0l'6', Zlfd. Miss Naomi Bagley, head nu'rse of the John Hopkins Hospital, Weds Dr. Wlilliam Anderson of the Elizabeth City Hospital. The wedding will be the most elaborate of the season, The bride has for her maid of honor Miss Gertie Cart- wright, of Nevada." ".Vo1'f0Ik, Va. Mr. James Wocnd, president of the D. Pender stores, and Miss Gladys Tillett, his private secretary, announced their engagement yesterdzy at the annual Pen- der picnic." "Pekin, Clzimz. Mr. Karl VValston, the most famous dog fancier in the world, is shown here with his wife, formerly Miss Cecil Patrick, in the midst of their dog farm." "'P0zzg1zkecfsiv, N. Y. Miss Elvie Jackson, president of Vassar College and profes- sor of French, leaves today for France to attend the University of Paris this summer." "Sain Francisco, Cal. Aubrey Gallop, famous automobile racer, who won the big race last week, is shown here with his bride-to-bc, Miss Ida. Lassiter, a popular society belle of San Francisco." "Tarryfowiz-011-tile-Hudson, N. Y. A new coach has been selected for athletics for Miss Castle's school here. The person selected was Miss Belle Miller, former student of Miss Castle. She played a prominent part in athletics and much is expected from this school in the coming contest between Vassar and Miss Castles school." "New York, N. Y. Mr. John A. Kramer, president of the Commercial Bank of New York is shown here presenting the International Short Story prize to Miss Edna Morrisette, an American short story writer." "Boston, Mass. This is the first picture taken of the Price Female Symphony Or- chestra. It is directed by Miss Ruth Price and has won fame on its tour through Can- ada. Miss Nannie Harrell, the drummer. seated at lower right, won the admiration of Attorney-Governor of Canada by her ability." Page thirty-one "ll'z1s1zi11gfm1, 17. C. The youngest and most efficient housekeeper the VVhite House has ever known is Miss Doris Cartwright, shown here in the White House kitchen. She has been the housekeeper there for the last five years and President Julian Guard says he wouldn't take anything for her." "Tl10u1a.ff'iIlv, X. C. The Baptist Orplianege here is very well pleased with its new matron, Miss Dorothy Bray. Miss llray was formerly connected with the Masonic Or- phanage and did very good work there." HIlYUS11fl1gfI7II, 17. C. Bliss Alice Gihhs arrived here last week to attend Congress. She is the senator from Iowa and came all the way alone in her automobile. She is shown here as she rode into VVashington." The lights flashed on again and it seemed almost as if l had heen dreaming. My old classmates had done well for themselves and l was glad to know it. l left the theater and went to my rooms, hut I didn't continue my work that night as my mind was too full of memories. CLARA PRICH.-XRD. l'age thirty-two LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS '27 E, the Senior pupils of the Elizabeth City I-ligh School, being of sound mind and body, but knowing the uncertainty of tests and examinations, in order to form an everlasting remembrance of us and ours, leave our personal belongings and accomplishments to those in need: provide for common interests, promote school wel- fare, and bestow with love and tender sympathy our blessings upon the lower classmen who have yet the chance of becoming something in life, do ordain and witness this Last Will and Testament of the Senior Class of '27. JOHN KRAMER leaves, with the exception of his corns, i11-growing toe nails, and bunions, his big feet to Theodore Miller. CLARA PRITCHARD does hereby leave the Light-weight Championship and ability to go the Rounds of Life to Texas Eason. AUBREY GALLOP bequeaths his melodious voice to Tom Nelson as he has recently signed a contract with Flatt's Orchestra and has no more use for it. HORACE WISE, with curling irons and hair pins attached, does leave his golden locks to Warren CRedD Meekins. TYER SAWYER, in view of his success as a Man of the World, hereby leaves his "million dollar" strut to Leon Ganderson. VIRGILIA BANKS leaves the cosmetics which have been left to her for the past two years and, in addition, her own, Pete Nooney. KARL WALSTON bequeaths his home-made "fluffy ruffles" as well as his ability to tie tatting, to Arthur VVood. LILLIAN BOYCE bestows her sleepy-time ways upon Helen Wilkins. EDNA SANDERLIN leaves her over-used vocal cords and dumbness to Davis Spence. EDNA MORRISETTE does hereby leave her matronly physique to Evelyn CAlbaniaD Cox. DOROTHY RICHARDSON leaves her mathematical precision, with the consent of Mr. Whitaker, to Monterey Lomax. MARGARET FEARING leaves her neck to Jeanne Houtz with the hope that some day, with the aid of "Bon Ami," she may accomplish the feat of removing the rings from around it. RUTH DOZIER bestows upon Elsie Leary her flirtatious ways and willowy figure. ROBERT WILLIAMS, with heart-rending sighs and sobs, leaves his privilege of saying "yes" and "no" to the teachers, to Harry Ganderson. WILLIAM MEEKINS bequeaths his wavy hair and "downsound" lingo to Mary Gladden Gregory. DORIS CARTWRIGHT, with the exception of her paint and powder which she in- tends to keep for further use at college, leaves her angelic look to Isa Moran. LUDEENA ,IENNINGS leaves her lavender dress to Thelma CSisJ I-Iarris. FRANCIS JACOCKS bequeaths his "cave man" ways to Earl Dean. Page thirty-three LYDIA COHOON, "In Love." XVILLIAM ANDERSON, t'In Love." ,IULIAN AYDLETT leaves all his "fistie" experience to Carter Iennette. PEARL SKILES bequeaths her magic art at story writing and ability to draw to Rollins Daniels. VIVIEN TURNER hereby leaves to Inez Hill her bewitching and captivating eyes. GERALD SHANNONHOUSE leaves to Marshall Barkley his wonderful singing ability and business sense. IULIAN GUARD bestows upon Royden Daniels his brilliancy in all studies. ELVIE JACKSON leaves her lu'strous red hair to "Flaming Mamie." GERTRUDE TEMPLERIAN leaves her wicked ways and exceptional sense of hu- mor to Cornelia Love. SELBY STOKES leaves his athletic prowess in performing unbelievable tricks to Wfilton fTick7 Forbes. JULIAN RAPER beqneaths his Editorship of t'Beauty Hints" to Jim Moran. ANDREW' QZIPB BAILEY leaves his recently acquired quietness and false teeth to Tom Vtfeeks. FRANK HORNER leaves his l'Rudolph Valentino" love-making-way to Lorimer Midgett. NAOMI JACKSON bestows upon Elizabeth Creecy her vainpish ways and spec:- tacles. LUCILLE GREGORY leaves her beauty and missing tooth to Lucille Iennette. KEITH SAUNDERS hereby leaves his editorials and ever-ready criticisms to Johnny Shaw. RUTH PRICE leaves her "late dates" and winning smiles to Katherine Mann. HELEN LEIGH bestows her baby-talking, baby-walking, baby-balking, and baby- squalking ways to Emily Davis. BELLE MILLER hereby leaves her "Daily Dozen Reducing Records" to Miserere Hettrick and hopes she may make use of them. MARGARET WELLS leaves her "Sarah -Bernhardtu ability as an actress to Clara Carmine. GERTIE CARTVVRIGHT bequeaths her "Chewing" talent to Hazel jones. OSCAR MEIGGS leaves his plump limbs to the one in the Junior Class who could use them to the best advantage. KATE HALL hereby bequeaths to Vetie Love her "gold-digging" ways and many dates. FLORA GRIGGS hereby leaves to Louise Wfood her fame as champion square-dancer of Nags Head. RUTH SCOTT bestows upon Eleanor Lane her world-famous giggle and knocked knees. Page thirty-four 1 Q A BLACKWELL BARKLEY leaves his ability to sneak a smoke at recess and to take a vacation whenever he likes to Charlie Hardison. CHARLES HOLLOWELL bequeaths upon Travis Turner his title as "Chief Story Teller of Elizabeth City High School." BRUCE OVERMAN leaves his big eyes and manly figure to Edwin Culpepper. DOROTHY BRAY bestows upon Rennie VVilliams her ability at toe-dancing. MILDRED TATEM leaves her reckless gait in the school halls as well as her musical talent to Isabella Jeannette. CLAUD WEST leaves his dazzling grin and pearly teeth to Dick Dozier. NAOMI BAGLEY leaves her enormous height and graceful walk to Catherine Cart- wright. MYRTLE SIMPSON, deciding to become a stage actress, hereby bequeaths her won- derful complexion to Elizabeth White. GLADYS TILLETT leaves her "Venus-like" figure to Billie Melick. ALICE GIBBS, having decided to become the "Fat Lady" in a Circus. leaves her dwarf-like size to Ruth Murden. CECILE PATRICK hereby bestows upon Isabell Munden her reputation as "Hard Hearted Hannah." NANCY HARRELL hereby leaves her baby, heart-breaking ways to Margaret Con- nery. 1DA LASSITER hereby bestows upon Emily Hall Brock her solemnity and averse- ness to "drunks," A NANNIE HARRELL leaves her devilish ways and dates with a certain blond Se- nior to Ersie Miller. JAMES WOOD hereby leaves his inability at writing Last Will and Testaments to next year's Testator. Signed, sealed, disapproved of, and declared this to be the Last VVill and Testament of the Senior Class of 1927 of Elizabeth City High School. JAMES C. WOOD, Ir. 550012. The above signature was signed in the presence of us, who at his request, witnessed the same in his presence and in the presence of each other. IVit11csses.' ' CAPT. J. C. DAWSON MR. T. P. KING This the 22ml day of Dcrvnzbvr, 1926. Page thirty-Five Scam: SCENE SCENE SCENE I II II. IV: SENIOR POEM The curtain goes npg the play has begun, :Ind the seenes we have seen are but four, From the time that we enter as Freshmen so 'Til as Seniors we go out the door. green. The Freshman before you stands llfillz. trembling knees and blushing cheeks, .ul shanzefaeea' smile upon h-is lips llfith downeast eyes and looks so nzeek. The Soph. before you grins Wl.l1l twinkling eyes and knowing winkg .Jn impish look upon his face Of knowing nzore than you 1nay think. The Junior is very grave l'Vith thoughtful gase and fading smile, A fitful frown upon his brow, For he is working all the while. The Senior marks the end lVith eager look and shining eyes, .4 new aliplom-a in his hand For he at last has earned his prize. The enrtain falls down and the lights flash on .-Ind ont from their selzool they must go,' For the time has Come, and the battle's begun And life in the world they must know. -PEARL SKILES Page thirty six v f fv- JUNIOR CLASS Flower . , ,77 , White Rose Colors ,,,,,., ,,,y . . ,.., ,,,.7,,,A,. G reen and W'hite Nlotto Y, ..,., "Heats: peige ct ubi pervenin OFFICERS President F, F .,.. CATHERINE CARTVVRIGHT Vice-Presiderzt ,,,,, , ,,,.,, RANDOLPH DOZIER Secretary-Treasurer FFFFAF OCTAVIA SPENCE Page thirty-eight I' 'llllllll mum I Doris Abbott Mary Louise Bailey NVilliam Britton Josephine Britton Helen Bright Elizabeth Chappell Margaret Connery Edwin Culpepper Royden Daniels Emily Davis Texas Eason Page thirty-nine Ebert Bailey Emily Hall Brock Evelyn Cox Elizabeth Creeey Catherine Davenport Earl Dean .an f-.-..,,, ...v.. .. .aa ....,.5.--Y WW, , W ,A V. 4 we I, , ,I rm, ,, J mamma Laura Gordon VVillian1 Gordon Evelyn Hill Maxine Hopkins Mary Johnson Alma Jordan Helen Gaither Ruth Harris Jeannie Houtz Ruth Jones James LeRoy Page forty 'V ":s3tLiaafi 'i ' i Mabel Gordon Garland Hastings Jesse Hughes Hazel Jennings Lavinia Jones Elinor Lane 1 I Vetie Love Effie Madrin Billie Melick Lorimer Midgett Theodore Miller Tom Nelson Ruth Sample Hallie Silverthorn -Ward Thompson Travis Turner Tom Weeks Helen Wells Elizabeth White Elma VVil1iams Helen Wilkins Paul Willey Arthur Wood Isabel Munden Page forty-one COMMERCIAL CLASS Naomi Bagley Dorothy Bray Gertie Cartwright Ruth Dozier Augusta Armstron Mattie Armstrong Otis Barco Marshall Barkley Francis Benbury Aubrey Bunch Texas Eason Harry Ganclerson SENIOR CLASS Alice Gibbs Nancy Harrell Ida Lassiter Margaret NX'ells JUNIOR CLASS Inez Hill Vlfilfrecl Hopkins Alma jordan Effie Madrin XVilliam Mettrey Rayford Provo Annie Mae Patrick Hallie Silverthorn l'f1 Qc L11-ly-Iwo Belle Miller Myrtle Simpson Mildred Tatum Gladys Tillet Lillie B. Twine Elma VVilliams Monterey Cartwr Hilda Nooney Maxine Shepherd Richard Job Helen Leigh Rebecca Stevens we ' wil, af ' 1" ' v 1 f w x w -9-"7 I Vg... -A-, - ,.-F .cg . I. ' - 'iii A ,-1'-Zi I - 1 -1' 5, vu, 1 Wx -, . ,N lx'f'P'-Q, ,. xr a 1.--f - N -AM 'Ne I ' x 5 I ' ' 4, I' V' I ' ..1,' 4f:..fY. .V . , ' 1"-. ,. JI .J ' 'y,v,q'n w ,- Nw i' ,. N .V V h . .Nw , I' H ' 'Y l t, ,ess . v ..!. 4. tr-, yi x 4 1, "' 1 1 ' ,I I. V I I ' , .T 'A A . ,sg , A hi," -- ,1-..f--,j , .ff if ff-,...7'-9- -' 'A ' mam, Page forty-fuu1' SGPHOMORE CLASS Preszdent .,....,., Vice-President .,A.,,... Secretary-Treasurer ,,,,. Colors .,.......,,..... .. . Flower ,o...,o Motto ....W. Sybil Alexander Flore11ce Ballard Mary Barnes Nellie Boyce Ruth Bray Elizabeth Bright Reita 'Burrus Elvene Culver Adrienne Davis Susie Davis Margaret Driggers Elizabeth Evans Shirley Fearing Nellie Gibbs Gertrude Glover Margaret Harris Millicent Harris Thelma Harris Doris Harrison Iola Hathaway Verdie Heath Miserere Hettrick Myrtle Hill Vera Jennings KATHERINE MANN SHANNONHOUSF GERTRUDE GLOVER Lavender and White Violet ,,aa--Work Conquers Everything Mary Kerr Elsie Leary Cornelia Love Katherine Mann Cora lX'lcKimmey Carrie Miller Isa Moran Ruth Overman Frances Pendleton Evelyn Pritchard Mary Byrd Saunders Bessie Sawyer Delmas Sawyer Dorothy Spruill Linwood Anderson George Benbury Shelton Cooper Rollins Daniels Delbert Dudley Dan Fearing Norman Gregory Charles Hardison Haywood Harrell Page forty-Frfe O'Meara Hendricks Richard Job Howard Johnson John, Johnson Albert Kramer Edgar Lambert Roy Lane Bobby Lewis George Little Edward Midgette James Moran Kenneth Munden Chapman Nelson Harold Nixon Byron Sawyer Carl Scarborough John Shannonhouse Thomas Simpson Frank Snowden Fred Stanton Roger Taylor Samuel Twiford Raymond Williams Frank Wilsoii ,,,,, ,..V . , - , 1. I E A 42 ANNUAL SUB SCRIPTION AWARD Presented by the SPOTLIGHT to the SENJIORS, CLASS 1927 and SOP1-ioMoREs, CLASS 1929 For the largest number of paid subscriptions Page forty- Q -.H 'JN ' H' I UU.-xL"1' U.ll'j4,Q'q.,.L' 4.N, '.,q 1 ni - ' Oo 0 M 0 if, lzjl ul, r , W" 47 "l'.7'.f 'lx U 4-, ' ful' QR-5 w WJ - . , 'isdiiwlt 1 G , ' 8 ITZIQC fm'fy-ciglli FRESHMAN CLASS President ,...,.. Vzce President ......, , Secretary-Treasurer - Class Colors ....s,s.w. Flower ..,o, Alice Harrow Leona llasnighl Susie llell Martha Berry Fannie Bell Bray Lucille liriekhouse Clarine Bunch Mary Bunch Clara Carmine Louise Carter Mildred" Connery Carma Cooper Madeline Cooper Louise Culpepper Alice Davis Sallie Davis Ruth Davenport Pauline Deans Mildred Elliot Mary Ferrell Camilla Foreman Jennie Freeman Helen Garret Glenna Clover Dorothy Hicks Helen llill Ruth Holloman Isabella Iennette Velma Jewell Helen Jordan Ruth Lane Margaret Lassiter Mary Heath Lewis, Mary Harvey Love Bessie Markham Augusta McPherson Marguerite Neave Suzanne Melick RUSSELL EVANS -WSUZANNE MELICK HUGH SAWYER s---.Green and Gold L ,M,Daffod1l Not on the heights, but climbing Ersie Miller Mildred Miller Rachel Miller Katie Murclen Carrie Newhern Ida C. Nicholson Evelyn Nooney Dollie Padgett Bettie Phelps Bertha Pritchett Mary Raper Hilda Rogers Lennie Rogers Dorothy Roughton Millicent Sanders Bessie Sawyer Sarah Sawyer Hazel Silverthorn Margaret Simpson Emma Spruill .Xxie Swain lllargaret Symons VVillie llae Tatum Clara Thompson Nina Turner Augusta Walker Delma WVard Dora VVells Bernice White Margaret White Marion VVilliams Margaret VVilliams Rennie VVilliams Margaret Winder Louise VVood Elwood Hall Radford Bowden VVayland Britton Page forty-nine George lluncly Leland Bundy Charles Bush William Carter William Cartwright Charlie Cooper William Cooper Nat Davis Philip Davis J. C. B. Ehringhaus Russell Evans James Ferebec Leon Ganderson Harry Gard James Gaskins Bruce Gregory Elijah Harrell XVoodward Hughes James Jackson Horace Jones Jeannette Kerr Reyhurn Lowry Christmas Mettrt-y Harry Midgett Powell Mitchell Elwood Provo Hugh Sawyer Jay Scott Davis Spence Frank Spencer Howard Stevens, Rives Taylor VVilma Tillett Hallet Williams Holland NVilliams Melvyn W'ood Brent Wright Jerry Wright Susie Bell Martha Berry Fannie Bell Bray Clarine Bunch Mary Bunch Clara Carmine Louise Carter Mildred Connery Carma Cooper Madeline Cooper Sybil Alexander Mary Barnes Elizabeth Bright Nellie Boyce Pauline Dean Josephine Britton DOMESTIC SCIENCE FRESHMAN'COOKERY Alice Davis Jennie Freeman Glenna Glover Dorothy Hicks Helen Hill Margaret Lassiter Mary Heath Lewis Bessie Markham Rachel Miller Ersie lXIiller SOPHOMORE Margaret Driggers Margaret Harris Millicent Harris Doris Harrison Katie lllurden Ida C. 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X .- 1. 1: X 1, 1 ' 1 :111 1 1 11 1 1. - 1 ' 'X' -1112? vlla ' 1fZE1"111-11 1 1 1 111. 1 .111135-1 1111.-115111: ' 1' X' 55:1 1 :J 1 1 1 X1 X X XX-1141 1 1iXX' X 1 1 1 11 111 1 1 ,1.-.X1g11X 1'1 'v11'11"1 1 X - X1 . ,115 ,11 X115 1, '..111 1'-111-1 ' ' VV' 1 -.11 sau' 91 '11.1I.f1 3:1 . 1- 11 .,1 '1' ' " 1 -1- x 11 1 111 X1X,1- ,1 -1 -15 P 11 KJ I 1-136' .x 9 5, Q U I' M x A P 1 f:fhL'nMl Q fx STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS JOHN KRABIER ,.......,, , ...,,....,,,...,,....,,,,,,.,,,,,M., ,--,,,,,,,w,-, P 7-9.5-gdent CATHERINE CARTVVRIGPIT ,...., ,,,,,,,-, I Tice-Preszdent NAOMI BAGLEY ,. ..,,....,,.A.,,,,,,.,.,, ,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,, S ecrefary A. B. COMBS .,. -. V.,.,,.....A.V7..,..,.....,.. ,....,,,, F a culty 4dvzs0r MEMBERS SENIOR Clara Prichard Naomi Bagley SOPI-IOMORE Gertrude Glover Carl Scarborough Delbert Dudley Page ifty-four JUNIOR Lavinia Jones .lohnnie Shaw Marshall Barkley FRESHMEN Helen Hill Bessie Markham Mildred Connery Woodward Hughes ,egg TRIANGULAR. DEBATERS Query: Resolved: That Congress should enact the Curtis-Reed bill, provid ing for a federal department of education. Affirvrzative Negative MISERERE HETTRICK ROBERT WILLIAMS CATHERINE CARTVVRIGI-IT ANDREW BAILEY I-llternate WILLIAM GORDON Page iifty-five M1-'n fr' .f a'?P'g-'WW-' .,,,3i, 41 P LQFJPS ,,,,,,,m:,. ...,,-- - MM-- ,,. Basket Ball Local Bmw hw Vim mum- ' rim-4' Senn- law 'YM' 'ww 5-,wrnrmw 1 M aww 1.4, xx 4. ma.. na Defeat SPEED dl 26 ia lf! Night , ,..f.,.1 1 ,MLN n.wp,t.fc ' vm- m ,-X W ,sp 4-M Yfwfff A ,Tiw wfmhemfffm Pm-cnt 'hm Plays- ,, 'ff M, M .. 2 -, WK, qv ,rc 1. fy 1-' ,Q x v. N Yn'L.,,. -as 1 If nw: . W Q-r1w1v:! if law K- YY .Swv ::, ,rw .,' u y m.1,.-ff. ff .Y , M , 1 M .1f.f1Lm. vm-1-fm . 12 yr kv- mv za 1 ,fl ,. .wx m,Qg.,f:w LUN mf' M ,- un nr. ifdlu. I we nf.: um 1 f WCWGN' , an Mmm- an .v.i,,4,,,X 4,50 Y, 1 HX.. - nm s,...x1ew z , ' , K, 1-an L.. Q v 'Mini ,.. ,, , . M ,J 1 14 sw :ww 38 T0 19 X W- tm.,-.Q www: nb' Mr'-in ' 0 . x 1x61 um .Ml , M N.. wwf A xwm, sf . v kwin with .tl 'Pu 14-14104, laws! ibn faux! X-I 1 l mn- 1 we .wsu ev-wg Pago Hfty-six 4: ln' I I wmv- w THE LOUDSPEAKER KEITH SAUNDERS ,,,,, W ,, ,,,,7,,., ..,...,,,Edit0r TYER SAWYER A ,,,, 7,.,,,,,, , .., H usiness Zlfanager REBECCA STEVENS ,,., Ma'rzaging Editor VIRGILIA BANKS ..... ,...,,, A ssistant Editor PEARL SKILES .,....,. ..,..... R fwrite Editor Francis Jacocks Julian Raper Selby Stokes Lillian Boyce Ruth Price Clara Prichard Ruth Dozier Margaret Wells Aubrey Gallop Julian Aydlett Horace Wise Associate Editors Typists Gertrude Templeman Gerald Shannonhouse Monterey Lomax Edna Morrisette Mary Louise Bailey Flora Griggs Belle Miller Nancy Harrell Advertising Staff Naomi Bagley James Wood Circulation Staff Page fifty-seven Dorothy Richardson Page lifty-eight PLAYERS THE ELIZABETHAN President ,,... . Vice-President Secretary ,,,.A,, Treasurer ,.,, Reporter ,,,,, Sponsor .,e, Historian eA,.. -E e..,. REBECCA STEVENS tt..aAI,BERT KRAMER . ,eeee,, FLORA GRIGGS LELANDREW BAILEY eeee HEDNA MORRISETTE H e.... MISS FRANCES VVOOD --ttt.tttttttttBILLIE M ELICK MEMBERS Rebecca Stevens Flora Griggs Edna Morrisette Maxine Hopkins Katherine Davenport Helen Gaither Evelyn Hill Edna Sanderlin Monterey Lomax Virgilia Banks Clara Prichard Ruth Scott Lucille Iennette Billie Melick Myrtle Simpson Kate Hall Naomi Bagley Ruth Dozier Ersie Miller Elsie Leary Isa Moran Frances Pendleton Elizabeth Bright Myrtle Hill Millicent Harris Doris Harrison Evelyn Pritchard Ruth Mnrden Hazel Jennings Hallie Silverthorne Lillie Belle Twine Nancy Harrell Margaret Harris James 'Wood John Shaw Qtis Barco Travis Turner Andrew Bailey Edwin Culpepper Earl Deans Charles Hollowell Albert Kramer John Shannonhouse Chapman Nelson Kenneth Munden VVard Thompson Arthur VVood Bruce Overman Keith Saunders Horace Wise Nellie Boyce Page ii fty-nine 'Sb 7' M J .f HIGH SCHGOL ORCHESTRA ETHEL V. JONES ... S .., HH.. H w ,. .H,, .,H.. Director EVA WALSTON ,,,,...,....,,,.. ., ,,,,.,,,,,7,,..,,,... ,,,,, , dlssistant Director, Pzanzst MAHALAH MEEKINS MCMULLAN .....7E...7, .- ...EE,......,.,,.,,,...,,..,.,..... Mascot Violins SCl.'t'0f71l0IIl'.Y Clarizzef - 3 Y Katherine Mann Hugh bawyef Iyron Sawyer F .N 1 k Tyer Sawyer Banjo ranch JACOC S Blucher Ehringhaus Louise VVood VCY21 JCUl1iUg5 Aubrey Gallop T,,0,,,1,0,,p Frank Snowden Tom Vlleeks ffjsisfllflft Pianist Trzfnzpet Bobby Lewis Jeanne Houtz Raymond Williams Paul Willey Page sixty PHILARETIAN CLUB OFFICERS FIRST 51if1i1E.sTER Presidmf ....... ...... B flary H. Love Sf't'l'l'fL1l'j' ........,..... Suzanne Nleliclx I"icU-Prvsidmzt ...... Margaret Symons 'I'rcas1rrcr . ............ Clara Thompson Rcfworicr ............. Margaret Winder OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER President ....... .... M argaret Wiricler Trcu.vzn'r1' ...... ...... N Iartha Be1ry Vice-President .... ......... H elen Hill l't'rfw11'fw' .. .... Margaret Symons Sffc1'efa1'y ..... .... F annie Bell Bray Colors ................ Blue and Silver Moffo ..... "Syllables govern the world" MEMBERS Mary Barnes Fannie Belle Bray Martha Berry Clarine Bunch Mary Bunch Alice Davis Pauline Deans Helen Hill Margaret Lassiter Mary Harvey Love Suzanne Melick Page sixty-one Katie Murden Margaret Symons Clara Thompson Margaret Winder Marion Willialils GLEE CLUB Dircrfor, MISS MARTHA PETTIT ILTEMBERS Doris Abbott Sybil Alexander Florence Ballard Leona Basnight Mary Louise Bailey Elizabeth Chappell Margaret Driggers Adrienne Davis Camilla Foreman Laura Grey Mabel Gordon Ruth Holloman Page sixty-two Inez Hill Ruth Harris Helen Jordan Mary Johnson Cornelia Love Carrie Miller Mary Byrd Saunders Ruth Sample Hazel Silverthorne Gertrude Templeman Bessie Sawyer Elizabeth VVhite GD K 1: ' A ATHLETICS 'Q' ' a we " -s 5, x fu-A-A- H Na X 1 1 xx 'S my :BJ I Q x 'hug KH ,fl 1, 5 A.- X 5 1 5 f Qu , 5 Z S , 'Gif , S- ? gif gg ia 'EQ f 'N g ' MLJQ' A f R 322 24.5-T3 , K ii: We, vr F " , 3 ' 'Q , xx. v L X 'Qu I0 ' ,Y Q 1 . in a fx 7 4 f, ' V-'jul-V, 'H 9-, M is 'Ta n . an ' Q me ,g:,fj.,x Lia! .,x9 ,J 1 .J .1 fx Page sixty-four SELBY STOKES , ROLLINS DANIELS ....... FRANK HORNER ...,S.,.. FRANCIS JACOCKS SSSSf,S THEODORE MILLER BOBBY LEWIS IIIIOIO-,,OO,,,,II,, RAYMOND WILLIAMS HORACE WISE ....OO., . .OOIOI, WILLIAM BRITTON DSII,,O BRUCE OVERMAN LORIMER MIDGETTE HOWARD JOHNSON IIID. JOHNNIE JOHNSON ,- WOODWARD HUGHES . WILLIAM METTREY GERALD SHANNONHOUSE ..,.I MR. ISENHOUR IIIIIIIIIIIIO September 29. October 8. October 1 5. October 22. October 29. November 5. November 19. Total FOOTBALL SUMMARY OF GAMES Eliza-Janes. ..... ..... 2 5 Eliza-Janes ...... ..... Eliza-Janes ....o. ........ 1 2 Eliza-Janes ...... . ....... 19 Eliza-Janes ...... ..... Eliza-Janes ...... ..... 13 Eliza-Janes ...... ..... Eliza-Janes ...... ....... S1 Page si. ty h Poplar Branch Hertford ........ Coleram ....oo.... Edenton ....,..,,. Poplar Branch Plymhuth ....,... Hertford .,..,... Opponents ....r. .. ..rr.... left end .....--..Icjft tackle .--mlfft guard -. ..... --..-.-center .might guard .-.fight tackle --..----right end -.o..,q11a.rtf'r-back ----,r-.half back .Wright half full back ---substitute -..-sz1bstitutf' ---substitute .---....-,,..substitute Student Zllanager -----.Coach .... 7 .... 0 --- O .-----.38 ' " 1 I J 1 I W , 5 I 4 I fi 5 , ,- V, I 1 qi 1 ,wn9v4v4- ' QKPN Q I Q f ' ' 1 X 5 n ' 1' x Slxxxf'i'NQXff I f ' 1' w f 5 YIQV' fry M Q' Eg 5 5 b WQQTA-v' E ' ff Q ,jfgm 1' 2 V Wx J : V F M www , ? 5 K ,W ,N K S I -y BASK E WBA LL J alco cks, F. W1 Se, 1' Dam 9 Isenfxour Y COACH Page sixty-six Mec-:cKins,Gf lk up, g , E L 1 O H616 Mfdgeli - Y Y' I 'KI BASEBALL 'TEAM JAMES WOOD ...A-,..,A,, I AAA,,..,A,,,.,A,,,.A.-.,AAA-,AA,A,A... . AAA..AAA..,A. SELBY STOKES vOOOO.O JOHN SHAW ......,. ..... - WILLIAM MEEKINS .,.O,SS, HORACE WISE ....E,,.EE. WILFRED HOPKINS ..,,,,,,OOOOO GERALD SHANNONHOUSE LLL,,L JOHN KRAMER ,,.,,L,L......LL-,,.W.. AUBREY BUNCH .LL...L,.. I LORIMER MIDGETTE ....,L FRED S. ISENHOUR -. ..L.. Page si. ty ---.----LCatcher First Base Second Base -------,-Third Base I ..,..,.. Short Stop L-,,L-,Left Field Center Field A--.L-,Right Field ,,-L---,-Pitcher L,--,,Pitcher L-..L---Coach Hi ns 71 ef D, ells N, ff vx x .., -MEUR!!! VW S QQ E 'ff --X.-f 1" af- WZ? 941. H e Us M7155 Willams l'1Lp:m: ty I l Davfs PLGPQY' M QI' GIRLS BELLE MILLER .,LLL RUTH DOZIER LL,LL ,L NEULAH RAPER .,L, EMILY DAVIS 4...., HELEN WELLS , ,..L HELEN WILKINS ....,L HALLIE SILVERTHORNE , BASKET BALL TEAM DORA WELLS LL.L..L,LLL......,LL.. December January January February February February February 10 7 141 flf I0 I1 I7 Elizabeth Elizabeth Elizabeth Elizabeth Elizabeth -Elizabeth Elizabeth LINE-UP SUMMARY O F GAMES City t,DD., . .D,.M. 36 Hertford City. .,.DD ....,7 2 1 Edenton City z...zt Hertford Cityr---L DD.,... 32 Colerain City ,,,,,, ,,,,.,, 3 6 Belhaven L rrzzr City ..,,,t ,,t,,,,, 1 9 Wasliington City ,,,.,, ,,,,,,-,19 Edenton Page sixty-nine Forward L ,z,z , Forward ,,.Ceute'r ..,,m,Guard t,,Guarcl L t,,Guard Substitute Substitute M10 26 ,, CD39 L. ,... L12 40 GIRLS, ATHLETIC 'ASSOCIATION President ..........,,....,...,. ., ................,,... .L .................. ... ,. ....... NEULAH RAPER V106 President .,,.... .,,.... HELEN VVILIXINS Secretary-Treaszzrer Alice Barrow Emily Davis Pauline Dean Ruth Dozier Marjorie Fearing Glenna Glover Kate Hall Iola Hathaway Helen Hill Lavinia Jones Ruth Lane ZVIEMBERS Margaret Lassiter Helen Leigh Mary H. Lewis Monterey Lomax Dorothy Hicks Frances Wood Bessie Markham Pauline Magruder Belle Miller Katie Murden Ida K. Nicholson Mary Raper Page seventy ILY DAVIS Neulah Raper Hallie Silverthorne Augusta VValker Dora 'Wells Helen Wells Helen Wilkins Marian Williams Mary F. Williams Rennie Williams Margaret VVinder Eve Young .Q x :"N"3 . A lfggy f W! 'QI -v XJ A A , -1'-T-A-xx xx I ,121 :tj-N. -I I 0 TiD F ll - J 1 :'::::1 Ile' , 1 Q . TTTE RHRY THE STRA NGER NAP out of it, you musical bum!" A tall boy with sallow skin, slick black hair, and a wry expression. paid no attention to the saucy little cashier who pretended to dislike his whistling. He finished his tune and having hastily drunk a soda he hurried down the tile floor to "catch the order." Returning from a customer, who was seated at a table, he nonchalantly but quickly prepared a highly tlavored sundae. "If you don't like my whistling, Sue, suppose you drop around to the old dance hall tonight and listen to me kill a saxophone. l don't mind taking you along. Of course, I won't be able to dance with you, but I know several boys whom I'll knock you down to. What do you say?" Sue Ralston, the pretty cashier, hastily agreed. "Frank O'Brien, you're a darling, and you whistle adorably. I suppose I can stand your company for one evening." Frank O'Brien worked in the busy Triangle Pharmacy in the daytime, and at night he played with "Red Randa1l's Red Hot Ramblers." Frank, an orphan who had lived with his aunt ever since he could remember, had been obliged to leave school at fourteen to earn a living. For four years he had worked in the drug store, and during this time he had saved enough money to buy himself a fairly good saxophone. As he was talentl ed, it was not long before he was able to secure a position with the Ramblers, a mediocre orchestra which played in a dance club in the bright light district. of the city. Frank had his heart set on a beautiful gold-plated alto saxophone, which reposed in the show case of a nearby music shop. The price was one hundred and eighty dollars and one hundred and fifty dollars of this was already to his credit in the bank. When he should have secured this long-desired instrument, an attempt for a position in a better orchestra would follow. At half-past eight that night Frank stepped out of a taxi and entered Sue's flat. She was ready, and in a few minutes the taxi arrived at the club. Frank, after seeing that she would have a pleasant evening, took his place in the orchestra. Soon, the orchestra literally warmed up, although it was a cool evening in late fall, and the dancers shuffled, swayed, and glided to the rhythm of gay music. Frank did not envy the fellow who passed by the orchestra leading Sue in a merry fox-trot, because he really enjoyed playing. Two o'clock, the dance was over: Sue had been taken homeg and now the taxi neared the dwelling house of Frank's aunt. As he went up the doorsteps, he stumbled and fell over a limp body. Startled, he looked to see what it was. VVitl1 a sobbing groan, the figure of a young man with wide staring eyes and a face possessed by a tiendish grin, rose from the steps, stood for an instant trembling, and with a horrible laugh, fell forward, unconscious. into Frank's arms. "Whew," shivered Frank. He couldn't leave the man outside all night, and yet he was doubtful about taking him in. The fellow needed a doctor. That was a certainty, but surely it wasn't his duty to pay a doctor's bill for someone he didn't know and whom he had never seen before. Page seventy-two He half lifted, half dragged the inert body into his room. A search of the stranger's pockets revealed no papers of identification or even any money. Observing the unconscious ma11's regular breathing, Frank decided to give up his bed to him and sleep on the floor that night. He decided this, however, only after his strc- nuous efforts to revive the man by dashing water on his face and by fanning him with a newspaper had failed. He couldn't even guess what was wrong as he smelt no liquor on the young man's breath, and he sincerely hoped that morning would find matters somewhat cleared up. He undressed the man with much difficulty and put him to bed. He then laid him- self down to sleep. The hard floor did not hasten the arrival of slumber, but at last he dozed into unconsciousness. Frank awoke with a start. A gurgling sound came to his ears. The water spigot was running, and he got up to turn it off. In the dark room lightened by a dim street light, which shone through the window, he could see but indistinctly. There sat the strange man in the corner by the wash basin, propped against the wall, his eyes closed, and his ghastly pale face relaxed into an expression of con- tentment. Beside him lay a small glass syringe, such as is used in administering hypo- dermics. Frank began to see it all clearly: this man was a drug addict or one who is known as a 'ldope fiendf, He searched his clothes. this time more carefully, and in a small secret pocket in the trousers he found a pill box which contained a few very small white tablets. From his experience as a drug clerk he knew these were morphine tablets. A hundred dollars in bills was also found in another secret pocket. He phoned Dr. Thomas Wilsoii, a young practioner, whom he had seen many times in the Triangle Pharmacy, and soon the doctor arrived. The young man was examined. "This fellow will have to be taken to a sanatorium. A month's treatment by com- petent physicians will most likely bring about a cure. Since he is in fairly good condi- tion, excepting, of course, this habit, l should think that he would be almost a normal person by that time." Said Frank doubtfully, 'tBut he only has a hundred dollars. That won't cover the expenses, will it P" "Yes," replied the doctor. "It will. The place I am thinking of is quite reasonable in its charges. I'll get this poor wretch in, anyway." As they stood talking, planning the re-creation of a man they did not know, the figure in the corner stirred, and unseen by the two, crept up back of them and clutched at Frank's neck. A struggle ensued until, finally, the half-crazed man was tied up with some bed sheets. With much difficulty their prisoner was placed in the doctor's coupe. All the way to the sanatorium, which was about three miles outside the city, the poor fellow feverishly apologized, and. as Frank knew nothing else to do, he readily pardoned him. Frank arrived at work that morning late, and after receiving a few cross words from the proprietor of the pharmacy, he proceeded to tell Sue all about the night's adventure. "And weren't you afraid when he started to choke you?" gasped Sue. Frank laughed, "You bet I was. We took him to the sanatorium, and Doctor Wilson says he will be all right in a month. I'll surely be glad." Page seventy-three Two weeks passed uneventfully, but one day Doctor -Wilson came into the pharmacy. "I hear our patient is not getting along so well. The doctors say that a very expensive treatment is required in this case. VVe'll wait a week, and if he gets no better we'll have to give the special treatment. The Lord only knows where the necessary one hundred and fifty dollars is coming from." All that day the sum, one hundred and fifty dollars, oppressed Frank's mind. Where was it coming from? Surely. Doctor Wilson, a struggling young doctor with many charity patients, couldn't pay it. Sue was consulted. "Are you crazy? Nobody has any strings on you. VVhy should you pay the expenses and be the goat? Besides, what about that saxophone? This guy will probably be cured without this treatment. Ain't I right?" Frank half-heartedly agreed, knowing all the time that Sue was wrong. He didn't sleep much that night, but when he awoke the next morning there was a resolve in his heart to have nothing more to do with the sick man. Let the sanatorium folks keep him. They could hardly throwt him out. That resolve lasted until exactly one week later. The doctor came into the store again, and by the look on his face Frank knew the patient was no better. He found himself saying: "Doctor, I think I could dig up one hundred and fifty dollars for our friend's treat- ment." He gulped and continued, "The poor fellow needs it a whole lot more than I do, and I certainly would like to see him a normal man. I'll make out a check to the sanatorium, and you see that he gets a square deal." After much protesting the doctor took the check. "I am pretty much in debt." he con- fessed, "or else I would pay half. I don't think you'll ever be sorry you did this." Three weeks later. Frank visited the sanatorium. He learned that the young man. having been cured, had left, leaving no information about himself except his name, Samuel Sachowisky. Christmas Eve found Frank and Sue in a popular cafe, which advertised an engage- ment of "Sam Stratford's Serenadersf' This was a newly organized orchestra of Strat- ford, a well known musician. Stratford had not been before the eyes of the public for six months. According to the newspapers he had decided to stop playing only to be called back to his old profession by an irresistible yearning for music. Frank wondered what he had been doing during the six months. Hardly had they been seated before Frank startled Sue by grabbing her hand and jabbering excitedly, "See that pianist? I betcha a million dollars he's the same one. He's the fellow who was in my room that nightp and he's the leader of the orchestra, Sam Stratford. He must have taken a different name, and I don't know as I blame him." An intermission in the dancing came, and Frank confronted Stratford in a smoking room nearby. "Who in the world are you?" asked the orchestra leader as Frank tried to shake his hand. 'iSurely, you know me," said Frank impatiently. "It was my room you slept in that night." Page seventy-four "Are you crazy?" muttered Stratford. "l've never seen you before." Visions of the one hundred and fifty dollars and an unbought saxophone came before Frank's eyes and turned to red. He hit Stratford and a fight began. This was no weak "doper" that he was up against. Efforts by grinning onlookers to part them were useless. They fought silently but fiercely for several minutes, exchanging strong blows. Stratford, with a queer expression on his face, told Frank to stop lighting. "Are you, by any ehanee, the fellow who paid my bill in the sanatorium?" Frank agreed, vehemently. "Come over here in this corner where we can talk privately. You see, the doctors didn't know your name. I surely don't remember ever having seen you but that can be explained by the induenee of that damned drug. Thank goodness, I'm cured." They shook hands and were soon engaged in friendly conversation. They started to- ward the orchestra platform. "You're sure a hundred a week is sufficient?" he asked Frank. "If you don't want to start another fight, you'd better not joke me," laughed Frank. "All right," said Stratford. "Just to prove l really mean what I say Tm gonna get you to play with us the rest of the evening. I have an extra instrument you can use." "I'll be ready in a minute," shouted Frank, as he ran to tell Sue about the new turn of affairs. ROBERT XNILLIAMS, '27. Page seventy-live A UMALICIOUSN CHRISTMAS TREE UNT Mandy had just finished the last stitch on Liza Jane Arabella Helen's new dress. Aunt Mandy gave the dress many admiring glances that evening as she finished putting the last beautiful things on that wonderful tree. "XVell sah! no one nebber seen ara Cristmas trees out'n umbrella in my time," said Aunt Mandy, "but dem chillums am bound to hab sumpin to hang dey praisents on, and dat sho' am a malicious tree." She stood with her hands on her hips and looked at the frame of an old umbrella spreading its bare ribs above an old empty soap box on which it had been rudely fastened by a large safety pi11. Strings of nine-day old popcorn and cranberries were the principal decorations but there were also some cookies, apples, sticks of candy, and mysterious looking bundles of many shapes and sizes. Aunt Mandy left the room, with a look of satisfaction on her face, saying, "Clar' to goodness, hit do look mighty scrumptious: deed hit do!" After supper was over the best room was opened for the Christmas tree to be exposed. As the door was opened Uncle Nlose led the way and four delighted pickaninnies fol- lowed. "Chillur1s," said Uncle Mose, "Yo' sho' am got a scrumptious Cristmas tree to cele- brate yo' Cristmas day. An' I will recede to constribute yo' praisents. "Fust, foahmos, an' to begin wid, I puhsent yo', George VVashington Lincoln Har- rison Grant, wid' a pair of new pants, from yo' lubbin' mammy. "And yo'. Rastus Robinson Carter Keller, gits a football from yo' 'fectionate daddy. "Liza jane Arebella Helen, git right up on yo' feet and mak' yo bow. I puhsent yo' wid a bran' new dress from yo' lubbin' mammy. "Now, Maria Katherine -Wallace Shakespear, what yo' gwine to sa' when yo' 'cepts dis beautiful bonnet from yo' maminy, de work ob her inobsent an' lubbin' hands? "Now chilluns," continued he, "yo' can walk right up an' hope yo' selves: de 'fresh- ments am free an' malicious." The "chilluns" did walk right up and help themselves, and to their great surprise and delight they found more presents on that wonderful tree. But in the meanwhile Uncle Mose could be seen with Aunt Mandy, making love to her and telling her what a wonderful Christmas Spirit she had. Christmas cheer was stirring in Uncle Mose's heart and Christmas angels were hovering over that little log cabin. At twelve o'clock the lights were blown out and four little black faces smiled up from the soft white pillows, for their dreams were sweet that Christmas night. Aunt Mandy felt well repaid for the extra troubles, and Uncle Mose. wearied from his speech-making, soon fell asleep. Both had seen the real Christmas Spirit. AUGUSTA WALKER, '30. Page seventy-six S. School is like a lcviathan ship, In September it hegins its trip. We haul in the anchor, the sails wc .Xnd start a trip of many long Clays. For weeks we travel a calm blue sea, .Xs content as human beings can he. VVe sail along carefree and gay Until we reach Thanksgiving Day. Then we flrop anchor, anfl stop the sh Rest a while, then resume our trip. XVe then set sail for our hrst port, .Xnd there our stay will not l-e alliort. The Ship Soon clocks at the Christmas VVe all go ashore, faces all smiles. VVe have two weeks of fun on shore. VVe then cast off our ship once more, For thirty days we peacefully Sail, Hut then we run into a gale. This was the first gale of the year, T0 all it brought alarm and fear. TZIIFC, eo S. SCHOOL There were not many who nliil not fail, XX'hile going tlirough this awful gale. Many passengers began to think, That the whip was going to sink. The ship struggle-il on through the storm, VX'ithout receiving any harm. .Xt last it came on through the gale, Then we spreatl every inch of sail. ip, VX'e sails-ml along in a peaceful way, Except for a stop on lloofl Friday. XYQ then sailerl on for the encl of the trip, lint all of a sueltlen a storm struck the ship. VVhat else hut finals coulcl this lie. VX'hich swept so ntany into the sea? However, most of us came through the storm VX'ithout anything hut mental harm. lslemg .Xml then home we stecrctl the ship, .Xml wish-qfl to rest from the tiresome trip. VVhen we arrive-tl all were gay, For at last we had our holiday. VVILLIAM KEITH SAUNIJERS, 'J7. Page seventy-seven T'1'5S 9 A 'l'he circus came to town that day, Su all the children laughed with joy, .Xml johnnie heard his mother say, "Go ring you'x'e been a good smart boy." ..nd taking his cap, away he did fly, VVith a smile on his face ,Xnd a gleam in his eye. Ile could hear the music and hurrying feet And he Hcw like a bird down the cool shady street lill he came to the field where the big circus ay f ln the red hurning sun of a hot summer day M A Then he bought some raw peanuts and pink lemonade, That tasted far better than any homemade. .Xnd he heard how the huge baby elephants cry, , ,Xnd then shivered with joy as the lions roared by. Oh, the ladies were dreams. and tl men grand! And hc heartily laughed at the skeleton man. The big fat lady, too, was a wondrous sight In her short little dress which was colored so bright, ie gentle- L ay .Xnd the side shows had wonders to stare at galore. VVith their freaks and their savages and many more .Xnd the clowns were so funny they caused him to grin VYith their queer painted noses and long whiskered chins. But all days of joy must come to a close. So Johnnie slowly homeward trudged, Sand in his eyes the sandman sows, His little happy face black smudged. He thought of it all with a happy sigh. VVith a smile on his face And a gleam in his eye. PEARL SKILES, '27. Page seventy-eight "THE SUB" HE following pupils will represent the school in basket ball," so read the an- nouncement on the bulletin board: "Jane Smith, Ruth Cameron, Belle Store, Rebecca Cox, Dot Harding, Margaret Trueyl substitutes: Shirley Martin, Mary Grant." As Shirley Martin read this announcement on the bulletin board, a wave of resent- ment swept over her. She hadn't made the team. She-Shirley Martin-hadn't made the team. "Well," said Shirley to her chum, Margaret Truey. "I did the best I could, and l'll do it even as a sub." "Oh, that's all any one could ask," smiled Margaret, or more commonly known as "Pug." Shirley walked home in a daze. To think, after' weeks of training and hard practice, she was only a sub. ' "But what more did I expect?" she thought. Yet she knew she had expected more. Shirley's mind was far from her studies: the words, "Only a sub," kept flashing be- fore her eyes. Shirley Martin was a senior of Briar High School. Her highest ambition was to win the cherished letter She was a person who possessed a desire to stick to the end of a thing. "I won't go out any more," she said to herself. Yet that desire to see a thing through cau'sed her to practice every day. During the season six games were played. Shirley's chance to play' had not come. "But it will," said Pug one afternoon, after strenuous practice with Shirley. The first championship game was to be played February sixteenth with Smith High at Briar High. Smith High was the school's closest rival. On the night of the game, Shirley dressed without her usual exultant spirit. As she started to get her socks, she remembered she had left them in the locker at school. Pug and Dot Harding stopped for Shirley on the way to the game. "How is the star?" laughingly remarked Dot. "Just fine," sniffed back Shirley, disdainfully. "You two come on. We haven't too much time now," called Pug. Shirley, immediately upon reaching the school, ran to the dressing room for her socks. As she went in, she heard someone say: "Don twisted her wrist when she got out of the car. She is going to try to play any- way. If Briar players find it out, our chances for this game are doomed. You know just what school spirit they have. any way: you remember that VVest Haven game: why you know what they said about"-the voice died down. Shirley stopped short. Donawhy that was Smith's star guard. VVithout her Smith had a good chance to lose. -What if the guard should give that wrist a light strain? Shirley pushed the thought away quickly, grabbed her socks and left without being dis- covered by the visiting team. Page seventy-nine The whistle blew. Two figures jumped for the ball at center. A streak of blue and white-then the ball Hashed in the basket: two points for Smith. The ball went up again at center. Harding of Briar High and Don of Smith seized the ball. "Jump ball," called the referee. In the second quarter, Dot Harding and a Smith guard collided. Dot's face went white with pain. Shirley's heart sank as she saw this. She knew only too well what was the trouble. "Her ankle has failed her again," groaned the coach. "Martin, go in for Harding." Shirley ran in, after reporting to the score keeper. Don guarded her. The whistle blew. Play started again. Up and down the court went the ball. Shir- ley received the ball, tried for a goal and failed. Her next attempt was more successful. "I've got to make it," she said to herself as she threw the ball. The ball went in. At the third quarter the score stood 16-15 for Smith. At the tip-off, Shirley and Don seized the ball. It would be simple for Shirley to give Don's wrist a little tweak that would put Don out of the game. "I can't do it: I can't," she said when she felt herslf moving to do it. "I won't win a game that way," . Time after time, Shirley tried to lead herself to get Don out. It would mean honor for herself, provided no one saw her: perhaps victory for the team. "Jump ball," called the referee. At the toss-up, Shirley, by a quick pass to Briar's right forward, had the satisfaction of knowing that Brirr High had two more points: Smith continued to lead by one point. "I must do it: I must. It's our only CIIHIICC to win!" she cried' to herself. But some- thing held her back. Don fell to the floor. Shirley tripped and fell beside her. Only two inches between that sprained wrist of Don's and her own. She reached over, touched Don's sprained wrist, and surprised herself by saying: "Did I hurt your wrist when I fell?" Don, surprised, said, "Nog but how did you know it was hurt F" Shirley didn't have time to answer. A fierce struggle of delight went on within her. She knew that her struggle for fair play over trickery had won. The final whistle blew. Smith hyd won-score 26-25. Immediately after the game. Coach Philips called the team together and said: "All played well tonight, but one player was playing in two fights. The fighting spirit and honor of one player should be taken as an example byv all. Perhaps you don't un- derstand why I say that, and as a clue I wish to add, that the star guard of the Smith team had a sprained wrist. Since you know who was playing opposite her, I'll leave the rest to you. "The first person to receive a letter will be Shirley Martin." -HELEN WILKINS, '28, Page eighty ' Q .,' 'w - I C' L ,,-.. ,. , 1 IMX.- I . . ,f x. ,.. , G U? rk0iNf3LHAm, Aff. , ' ,.-'I - 'w f- wg X .I ,. Wgi' .,-' " , vga. Xiffi sgk.-'FS I,-'S- J ! MMQM , ,txym Ufff W A A ,J .V -'?gtQ". QW.. ' -B , ' 'W . '5' " 1' K I . . .. K I ' ' 1, .197 t ' U 4 , 354 if E-"'xN.-smii-if g ba' v 0 , . 1 J .,- if :'Q-,Nays-'ig-x 1 y Anrnrms BEAUTY SECTION 'Mu f""'x gx L. L2 .77 X X, M X M D fig NP we x li V W BEAUTY SECTION 77 I' Lnthcf. A Ss..- .,-, Q, N. -XX! IIA W A . X ga KX X f If ' mmLzVHaLZBT9F?!aJumdnw M MQ TX A EX I jf, Nx CHARACTERISTICS NAME ALIAS FAVORITE EXPRESSION IDENTIFIED BY AMBITION Andrew Bailey .... .. Virgilia Banks ...... Vivien Turner .. Lucille Gregory Ruth Price .... Ruth Scott ......... Edna Morrisette Tyer Sawyer .. Lydia Cohoon ...... Horace Wise . ..... . Ida Lassiter . ..... .. Margaret Wells, Dorothy Bray ...... Myrtle Simpson Naomi Bagley . ..... Flora Griggs .. Ruth Dozier ....... Cecile Patrick ...... Charles Hollowell Oscar Meiggs ...... James Wood .. Alice Gibbs Pilvie Jackson . .... . Francis Jacocks John Kramer . .... .. Gerald Shannonhouse. William Meekins Lillian Boyce ...... Gertrude Templeman.. Robert VVilliams .. . . Ludeena Jennings Doris Cartwright Frank Horner ...... Pearl Skiles ........ Julian Aydlett ...... Mar aret Fearin I g . g . . . Dorothy Richardson.. Clara Pritchard Aubrey Gallop . . . . .. Julian Raper ....... Keith Saunders Edna Sanderlin .. . .. Nannie Harrell Helen Leigh .. Belle Miller . . . Mildred Tatem Karl NValston Selby Stokes .. Zip Gilly ... Viv .. Cille , . . Ruth . chickf. Edna Sawyer . . Coonie lRed 4Ikey 'Peggy lDorothy . .... lMyrt. . .. Peanut .. iLiz . . .. Pat .. Cecile .. . Snoozie Joe ..... Jim ......... Cynthia Elvie .. . Frank .. . Whirly 1Shan'house :Conky .... 'Lillian , Doc ..... iLudeena 1Doris . . . 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Time for the bell' I know it's the truth" ......... ,, All of 'eml ..... . "I don't know" .. so?" "Shucks" ........ 5. 1 u lu in 1 1 ,312 "Yes,. I sing in the.- cho1r" .... .. . . . "Look at ole me!" Musical voice .. . . Clothes ......... Lizard skin shoes Blue eyes ......... . Yankee brogue .. Her pocket book "Slender lines" .. Manly strut . Blonde hair ... . St-stut-tering . . . Big feet ...... . Red hair .... . Brown coat . . . . Brown eyes . . . . . Petite figure .... Studiousness CPD .. .. Pedal extremities Slave bracelet Hot line ...... . Loud clothes Rosy cheeks .. . .. Resemblance to W'sh'ton Monum Studiousness .. . . . Heavy sweater ... Plaid sweater . . . Chubbiness . . Hair cut ..... . Brown coat . . . . Quietness . . . . Red head . . . . Lumber jacket . . . Turned in toes .. Black sweater Artistic ability .. Turned up nose . Hair cut ....... . Green hat ..... . Brown eyes ..... Willys-Knight Coach ...... Green suit .. . Lack of chin VVide mouth .. . Long nose .. . Long hair ...... Red velvet coat . Dark eyes ...... Marcel wave .... Black sweater CHI President of U. S. Be an interior decorator UD decoration Be somebody's baby Be a bathing beauty Be a great musician Own the "Advance" Get fat Be a second Rudolph Valentino Be Mrs.e- Be a Weeksville sheik Develop a figure Wear a certain person's ring again. Toe dancer Get married Grow tall To capture Broadway Not accused of having such Pass on Physics ' Heart collector Teach geometry Be a famous yodeller Get a "Feller" Run a beauty parlor Be a humorist Be a s.trong man in a circus Be a baseball star Graduate this year Teach Latin Join the movies Go some place where there ain't no girls Chorus girl Vamp a man Run a bottling house Be a famous artist Be a famous lawyer Run a nursery Show Mr. Whitaker s.omething about physics Get skinny Break somebody's heart Be a bell hop in a big hotel Editor of "Independent" Talk a little more Be 3, preacher's help- mate Be Mrs.- Be a suffragettc Chauffeur Enter grand opera Be a second Red Grange Page ciglity-four CHARACTERISTICS NAME Naomi Jackson .. Kate Hall ....... Nancy Harrell ..... Certie Cartwright William Anderson Gladys Tillett Bruce Overman . Julian Guard .... Claude West .. FAVORITE IDENTIFIED ALIAS EXPRESSION BY Naomi , ,,,,,, xtloisliiff "ff ..... f.'5efkifTf.'flfm Katrinka ,,,, "Good night LU" .. Broad grin .. Nancy ,, "You know" ......, Auburn hair Gert . "Oh shoot!" ...... Chewing gum . Willie , "Look here a minute, C'oonie" .. ........ Innocent IFJ expression Gladys . "My lord!" ........ lilue coat . .. Bruce . "Bye-Bye Blackbird". Ford touring car Measles ..... "But Mr. Fraser4". Lazy drawl ..... Claude ...... "Welle-" ..... ...... S heiky UD ways AMBITION Be a tlapper Have a date with Mr. 40h never mindl lie a stcnographer To leave Elizabeth City To be a successful husband Ile an expert typist Drive a Lincoln Loaf all his life Catch a girl AS WE FEEL JUST BEFORE EXAMS. H0 'ZUt'1lf 1111 KI 110110 fo gat some food. IVI13' do you 111511 011 11111 for 1'11l 1101 s1111111.9 LHl1Ivf7 globe and 17611611 point, two dlljq-l11'U1lf f11i11g,r, Two for 11 QlllI1'11'1' 01' our of 11111 11111. Sit on o fork Ulld rise UgG'l-11 quick, Good boys arf alfwziys .ro fv011'f1' 111111 11l'C'U. .7Vt"Zk'5fV0f7t'l' 1'1'11d1'1's are 11ci'r1' .ro quiet, As 1011011 Ilzvy are f1'o.:c'11 111 big Ualnnr of 110. Go 1101110 and 1011 y01tl' 111-U that you are bad, P1l0f0g1't1f711 s1z11p.v11o1s ll1'L' O. K. with 1110, T11c11's ll gray 1101's B111 11 of L11l0111t'1' slwniv, if j'0Il'11 ask 11111 1'11 ro1111' 10 your 1011. Sit 0111 my 161160, 01' I'11 1011 you 110 film. Lady-buy, 111dy-Img, fly G'Zt'l1j' 111711111 P111 011 flzf' foffcv fro! 111111 101' if 111111. Lvnd 11111 your 1114I11'-l7I'llS1l or t"Z'C1l your 1'o111l1. Page eighty-fl ve -ANON. n...L. if Cc2AQEr ON- -V YE -TwEf'+Y ' S EVEN Q e I it LUCKIEST as always, he hasn't Ucrapped out" yet: And James will manage to secure what he sets out to get .Xlways ready to help us, in every little wry, Naomi, most UNSELFISH, does her good turn every day. tfutest girl, cutest ways, al- ways so much fun: An so we voted Flora Griggs for our CUTEST one. Our K l D D I E S T Aubrey makes lots of fuss, And keeps life very noisy for Hb. He tells them in the winter and even in the spring, For Charles will he a YAR- NER in spite of every- thing. I':nge eightyrsix EO Q if iv - Ye ENfYY'SE,V,E N As for the most STYLISH girl you see, XVho else but Virgilia could it he? Rulncrfs ENERGETIC and works harder than thc rest, lim' it is up to him to make this year's ".S'p0fliylzt" the best. "Rig smile, bright eyes: something to admire VVl1Cl1 looking in a mirror," says our VAINEST mem- her, 'l'yer. Very EASY-GOING: just as soon as notg Takes life as it Comes to her. does Ruth Scott. Not naughty-had, as some may tell: Hut NALTGI-ITY-iiicc, and that is BELLE. Page eighty-seven aLl,Jf A NEW PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION He loolfed at her with Il!I'IIllTU,fl0'll. Then he began a nzild flirtation. He started out with animation. Her eyes began a fluctuation. His heart strings felt a queer. sensation, And they forgot their occupation. Then up carrie auntie, dear relation Who reminded him of his present station, And spolre to him a declarnation TVhich ended in a proclamation. She prolonged it further with an intimation That an artist could not build a nationj He resented the intimidation, And started to work for a new corporation. The president had an inspiration, And sent him lVest with vexation, To make a thorough examination, And find the site of a 171l'Il6,S location. He set out with determination To never pause for relaxation Until he had an indication, That he was freed fronz aunt's condemnation. .-1 year passed by, and at the station Crowds greeted him with great elation. Several days later there was every indication At the church around the corner of an annexation. -CATHERINE CARTWRIGHT, '27 Page eighty-eight , , 3' 1' c A i ' JE! I !A. C ?f'?'z -die, fx 4, 4?-L '25 1 W ik "THE PLAY'S THE CALENDAR" The curtain ri.ses on the brilliant .stage of our year at E. C. H. S. The first football game is alrcays remembererlg The e.rcitenzent of winning that first gameg The thrill of cheering our "Liza Janes" to victory. The day.s off for the Fair, Navy Day and the flircus lVith jolly good times for one and all. .ulnd "Daddy Lo'nglegs" that i.s acted in the chapel Just before the Thanlrsgiving holidays. The pictures for the annual are talren by lllr. Zoeller. lVorlf on the Spotlight has begun I .41 program i.s put on in Chapel jointly by the three clubs, at Uhristmasg Dramatic, Literary and Glee Cllub, The Christmas .spirit is running riot in our veins For tomorro-za' our holidays begin. The basket ball season .starts with an overrchelrning defeat over Hertford Our ancient and formidable rival. Heri2'.s' to our team! It is snowing. Soft white flakes fall .silently to a frozen earth. IVild shouts brealf the qnietudeg Snozuballs whiz: through the air, For the whole weelr, it continues to snow. lVhat glorious freedom! No school one day, and one sessions the rest of the 'zc'eelf, put a notch on every desh' in memory. "lVlzen a Feller Needs a Friend." The first play to be presented to the public By the Elizabethan Players of Betsy City Hi. l'Vin the needed friend's applause. Long .solemn faces, aching head.s and long nights of study, The yearly nightmares have started. Elams come to a close and Ivorlf on. the Spotlight is resumed. Page ninety A contest is held between the four classes For a shield to be given to the two classes, lVho have the most paid suliscriptions To the Spotligh t. Seniors and Sophs win! C'ongratulations! Our annual year of Beauty comes A beauty from each class is chosen to lief "The Queen Rose in a Rosebud garden of girls." He my Valentine. Bright red hearts, sentimental little verses, St. l'alentine's has come, and spring is near. The Glee Club-Orchestra Concert, the second Dramatic Clluli play "It Happened In June." Has come to break the monotony, Of lVindy lllarch. April fool! I caught you that time! Slow dragging feetg 'warm spring days. lVill school never close? At last, Final Ewanzs! Cram, Cram, Cramg Oh, we had only studied more! Commencement-Senior Play! Class Night! And gradually the lights fade and the curtain falls- S l owl y-S l owl y-. ANSWER. Elvie Jackson Lillian Boyce Robert Vllilliams Ludeena Jenning Edna Sanderlin Vivien Turner S VVV TO "GUESS WHO?" Bill Anderson Cecile Patrick Virgilia Banks Lucille Gregory Edna Morrisette Margaret Fearin Page ninety-one Kate Hall Gertrude Templeman Ruth Price Lydia Cohoon Doris Cartwright Clara Prichard wh- li . wx . 1, f 54 4 wfsfw .' . - ' Q I ",.f" -... Page ninety-two sql ls Y 4 HALL THE WORLDS-" fWith many apologies to lVillie Shahespearej All the school's a stage, And all the high school girls are merely types. TVe have our vampires and our ingenues,' And our girls in their time play many parts, Their types being seven lrinds. At first the athlete, Running and jumping in the high school gym, ,flnrl the social butterfly, with her dorine And lozc' soft voice, 'wallring like a queen Ifaughtily to school. And then the beauty Lovely as a rose, szcvzying in the lireeze Of a 'warm spring day. Then a flapper Full of vibrant life, and painted lilfe a doll Jealous in love, .sudden and quiclf in anger Seeking the bubble popularity. .ind then the dramatist In all plays, with such pretty costumes With eye serene and voice so wondrous clearg Graceful as a 'weeping willow tree And so she plays her part. The sixth type shifts Into the quiet studious maiden here lfVith spectacles on nose, and pen by side, Her open book, well-worn by too much thumbing And a frequent use. Last scene of all That ends these odd familiar types Is "Baby-face" who lisps and whines, Who will not lift a finger if a man Is near to lift it for her little self. Thus ends this parodyg may heaven save My soul, if Willie haunts me from his grave. -EDNA INIORRISSETTE. Page ninety-thrcc Page ninety-four ,f ' I f f f if f X ff I f XX . I ' I ! 1, fx ' XXRATRUNIZE VERT ' N 'Saas j f gy Old E1zough for Counsel- Yofzmg Enough for Action- Savings Bank 85 Trust Co. EL1zA1aE'1'H CITY, N. C. HHSOIfRCHS ALMOST 342,000,000 Sympailzcfic fo Ifzvcwy NUM? Fr1ifl10'ful fo Ezwry Trust Page ni l 521 IXIAIN SiI'1:EE'I' 1?HONE 623 FRIGIDAIRE Elecfrie Rt'fl'lfjl'l'Il.fiO7lI Keeps Food Colder--Bette1'-Longer W., lE. ERATTIEN DEALER Margie: "Is it true that people are occasionally buried alive?,' Dr. Ike: "It never happens to my patients." FORDS SERVICE SINCE 1912 GOODRICH AND KELLY TIRES "Try our Service- You Will Like It" ALI'l'O SL GAS ENGINE VVORKS, INC. C. W. GAITHER VV. H. GAITHER President Treasurer I-- 0 0 0 ll ll ll ll ll ll ll 0 0 0 0 0 0 ll 0 0 0 ll ll ll ll II ll II ll ll ll li ::::::::::::::::l:::1::::::: KRAMER BROTHERS COMPANY INCORPORATED Lumber, Shingles, lllill Work Sash, Doors, Door S cref ns, Window S cree ns J. H. KRAMER, Pres. F. K. KRAMER, Sec.-Treas. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. ll Pooo4:::::::::: :::::::::::::::::1: Page ninety-seven :poooq EYMOUR 8 AWYER ATISFACTION ERVICE Hardzc'are Paints, Oils Building and Farm Supplies Telephone 171 17 Ulater St., ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. Jolznstovzfs Candy Sheaffer Fountain Pens OVERMAN 81 STEVENSON "Drugs with a Reputation" +12 E. MAIN ST. Ivouill Like Our Fountain Service A noise is heard at the board. Mr. Whitaker: "VVhat was that noise?" Big Head: "Zip dropped a perpendicular on A. B." COOPER CLEANING VVORKS Quality Cleaning ' and I're.s'sin.g PHONE 280 CoLoN1AL Avi:NLfi: ELIZABETH CITY. N. C. COMPLIMENTS C. H. ROBINSON Sz CO. IVlzolesale Dry Goods and Notions S. VVATER ST. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. Page ly -C ight :::::::::::::9-4:::bo4::::::1:zrc- 0 , 0 -I nr an SOUTHERN TRUST COMPANY REAL QUALITY Successors to :I CIILPEPPEII, GIIIFFIN, OLD 8: I SHUI GRICPI Co. ll tl 1: General Insurance XVEEKS SL SAXVYER Surety Bonds 1: and Loans 0 , II ROBINSON BUILDING Where the best clothes 0 1: Phones 47-9-L7 Come from S. POINDEXTER ST. 0 tl Mrs. Hettrick: "There's a man outside that wants to see you about a bill you owe him." Mr. Isenhour: A'VVl1at does he look like?" Mrs. Hettrick: "He looks like you'd better pay it." """""""""""""m If Style il Headquarters Wm, QQ Society Brand Clothes 11 .Aire Sold ll Il II D. WALTER I-IARRIS 0 0 0 "The City Tailor and Clothieru ll II ll GLADYS M. SPENCE MILLINERY .Jn Ewclusizve Line of Hats for .Misses and Zllatrons Fearing Street ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. Page ninety E -:l:-AAAAA--A-A- ------- A ---- -A'A'AAA- A--- --A:l:------ v ----vv-vv--vvvvvvv-- ..-- ---vv- ...-- - ..... -:boot ESTABLISHED 1903 INCORPORATED 1911 Rucker SL Sheely Co. Elizabeth City? Best Store Our store is an l1lStltlltlO1'1 that endeavors conscien- tiously to serve the citizens and future citizens of this community with high-grzlde l'llC1'Cl12I11CllSC that merits your coniidence. ------------ AAAAAAAAAA -------------------:rooooo ----, ,,,,vv:pee4:----------:ro4:-vv---- -------- Billie M.: "Sheep are the dumbest of all animals, arer1't they, mother? Mrs. Melickz "Yes, my lambf' ::::::::::-:::::::::::::::::::'--- ' ----AICCQOCC: he Texas Company PETROLEUM AND ITS PRODUCTS --- - ---- -------- - A ---- ----- - J-oooo - - - It -v-- ill ----1--- 13211 - 311 ll ---- 1111: ---- 1 1 - Page one hunrlrcrl JA Wll111111111111lllllilllilllliwwv- 11---+1v11 --------- 1 +- mn H x ll U M. P. GALLOP M. B. sAwY1-:R The Largest II and ll :T lVe deal in IVOrth TVhiIe Best Equipped Cleaning 11 Real EWU 11 Plant in Jammu North ll E Carolina qu In 3 GALLOP at SAWYER :g THE 0 H U REAL ESTATE ONLY DYE HOUSE I, IN ELIZABETH CITY X PHONE 135 IC If BRAY'S an I if Elizabeth City, N. C. French Dry Cleaners and Dyers fl II IIxxxxxc2::::::::x:x::xxxx::::::::::::::::::::::: il 4'Her countenance fell," writes an author gifted. H H 1: N0 doubt she went and had it lifted. H In II ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::p4:::::::::::::: II II H V N 7 ll HF P HE IA X N Q F J A 21,1613 L R 1: GARRIC'1"l' HIXRIJXVARPZ Lo. 1+ 1: S 1: EE "A GOOD DRUG STOREU Farm Supplies lr Appreciates the business of H EE faculty and Students- .rltlas Paints, Oils, Stains and ll H E Agents fo, Varnishes 1: VVhitman's Candies H . . ll C kl P 'iz P 1: II on In ens P emu S Water St.-Phone 970 1: Nlay We Serve You? 0 4: up ll . .cv . :I PHONES 400 AND 800 Llzuabefh Czfy, N. C. Page one hundred One H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H II H H H H II H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H I I 3 McCabe and Griee Co. DEPARTMENT STORE SHOPPING CENTER SINCE 1890 .lulian G.: "What did you hunt mostly while you were in the north woods F" Claude W.: "The way back to camp." ff if fr -. l N i W y I will it .c' W l . il" '- X ll N Jul WW X x X lp: Nxws 4 X W --57 .W Ml N Ne Lv, , an ,, ull, kim-x N I' i., VLH ,lr f Isl., X- ' l1uxw.W N-iiw - N 4' is-fqlil-.2 10' vs L uri W ' f - X 5555655559 N5 " i -I::iFIf:S-sz' li 5iE1ii1:i7 ,fain 5, sd , I .1 - - r'Efu:fa,::f:f1:s::r:',..e:-Lg.. DETERMINA TION COUNTS Football games are not won by half-hearted players, neither is a success in anything achieved by those who do not tackle every ob- stacle with determination to reach the goal. Saving money regularly always helps. cl!U'0N7IIl, Bmzlfing 43 Trust E ,B Com pany xii' MM 7 Columbia, Elizabeth City, Hertford P ::::::::::::::::: .,,....... ::::::::::::::::::::::::: 4 l':i:e om- humll'e1l Iwo U 0 :xx::::::xxcx:::::::::f:::::::::::::::::x:x:::::II 0 an If If IS Drug" Dressmakirzg, Tailoring, 1 CHN 775 Alterations l :: if ll SI+11iIaE1I1IY,s DRUG STOIII: If 1: 106 S. Poindextm, St' ALL KINDS REPAIR VVORK 1: II il li lj Nearest " IP il E Bmlw, the Quickm Loir s 1 XIIOR SHOPII' H KAI A' I- .' I' U Prescriptions Filled IW Sazmgs Ban, 'I 0 by Registered Pharmacists' Rooms No. 1 mul 12 0 gp II II Mr. Isenhour: "VVhat was the greatest surgical operation ever per- formed?" 0 u Member of biology class: "Lansing Michigan." Il 22:22::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::nu EE ii MENS CLOTHING VVATCHES, DIAMONDS, 0 nr OUR SPECIALTY .IEVVELRY ll 0 ll 0 Il II Where the Best 1: fl 0 U Costs Least "YOUR .IEXVELER SINCE 1882" as ga nu I C. E. BENTON II ll V A 0 N. Poinde.1'ter St. " 0 0 ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. 0 4I II I. A--A-----------A-------Qc-:t:::t:::::::::::::::::::::::4 Page one lm mired three :::::::::::::::::::::::::::-:pc---- --------------- A ---- -vvvvvvvvv'vvvvvvvvvvv---v'uv'-vvvv-'-----vvvv'"-'---v ll SWEET VIOLET ll 1 E ,, SCHOOL SUPPLIES New York State Vegetables 'P Y :I "Il hy not make Ihis saving?" NPRATLOYVU AND UROMAN GOLDU California Fruits and Hawaiian 1 doz' 'lhblstsf 450 Plne3PPlf-' 1 doz. Pencils, 445C 0 LUTZ 9 SCHRAMM S 1 doz. Spelling Blanks, 415C Pickles, Preserves and Jellies They Leave a Pleasant lllemory .1 complete line of School Supplies Ask Your Grover For the Children II J. 86 Phones 697 and 698 IVh I l C' .' , A 0 ma 6 ,WMM CLARENLE REID mu NIAIN ST. AT WATER PHONE 38 0 E. Creeey: "Is Snoozie very drowsy?" Emily Hall: "Drowsy? He's so drowsy that when Gabriel blows his last trumpet he'll turn over and say, 'Oh Lord, let me sleep another half h0ur'." ll ll ll Always ash for 11 Complivzzellis of ll BOTTLED E, lxI,CCLEI.I.AN STORES Co. ll ll ll 0 0 0 ll 0 , - 0 5C T0 fl-1.00 STORE 0 ll ll 11 "lVhere good mvrchanclise costs . . l "Every bottle sterzlzzml for ll blasts, 0 - l your profec11on." l, 0 0 mr ll Page one lnmflred four THE NEIGHBORS RADIO "No static do I ctw' gct, just llIllSl't' sweet a11d vli'ar,l' And dubiazrs I wvut 0116 1zigl1t, his radio ta licar. I knew his was a s11f1v1'l1vt, the mast v,1'f1v1zsi'z'v kind, And so I zucnt' C'.1'f7t'L'ftIl1iij', Llllli lzapvd far 11z11sic fine. He said, "Just wait, I'I1 get Nutt' Yaris, 01' Slllllt' flfllffxj-Il.Yi as fjtlllllku I sat and sat 1111til I tlianglit I was a jv-ivcr of wood. At last a s01111d,' ":111, l1c1'v it is," I tlmziglzt a1zd ll'Xff'llL'd hard, But what 6111116 in farcva' 1116 ta say so111v tliizzys the CCIISUI' l1a1'1'1'd. 1 cam-e in 'zuzis Us s zrives a f '0Llll.S' a 1011-Sl ll 0 wr 501111 s. It ItI,ll11d1,tl1dll a' Varieties of static Ulld a few electric grounds. And so I said, "Dear friclld, c.rc11se,' I 11z1lst be Ollf my way. I'll 601110 bark some other night zUl1c11 that d111'11ca' t11i11g will play." -FRANCIS JACOCKS, 'Z7. v v v JOKES The grocer had just put Johnny Shaw to work and among other instructions was this: "If you don't happen to have what the customer wants suggest something else as near- ly like it as possible." Soon a woman came in and asked: "Have you any nice, fresh greens?" "No ma'am," answered Johnny, "but we have some nice bluingf' VVV Advice to Aubrey Gallop, Snoozie I-Iollowell and other such drivers- 1-Pedestrians should be seen and not hurt. 2-Say it with brakes and save on the flowers. 3-Don't kid about safety. You may be the goat. 4-Time saved at a crossing may be lost in the emergency ward. 5-No domestic science course is necessary to enable one to make a traffic jam. V77 Officer Twiddy Cto Mr. VVhitakerJ: "So you saw the accident, sir? Xtvhat was the number of the car that knocked this man down?" Mr. Wliitakerz 'Tm afraid I've forgotten it. But I remember noticing that if it were multiplied by 50, the cube root of the product would be equal to the sum of the dig- its reversedf, AAA Chester Cangrilyjz "Can you imagine my girl's Dad walking into the room tonight when I was kissing her ?" Field: "Well, I can't blame you for being put out." Page one hundred Eve TT'""""""""""""""4V"'"""'""""""""' II 0 ll U 4 0 'W 7 1 Y Il :E 1: 14 OV LRR R CO. TELEPHONE 30 0 0 :I Dry Gnarls and Shoes Y X gg gg W. C. GLOX JAR II II 'I II 5: HOSIPZRX' A SIJIiCfIAI1TX' Cv0lll1f7'.If Pr0a'uc'c' 0 0 1: and 0 0 mr 0 :I Farm Supplies :I IV1' .'l111II'!'CiClfz" Your Paironagf' II Il U ll::::::::::::::::::ooo:::::::::::o0Q::22222: 00000 """"" ll 0 1: Tycr: "VVhy do womcn hold their chins when they think?" 0 0 11 John: "Probably to kccp tllclusclvcs from intcrrupting.:.,' 11 nl 4a::::::::::::::::::-::::::::2::::::-O-::::::::::::::::::: 0 IC :I -L03 H. COLONIAL AVN. NEW' GAITHHR LAMBICRT BLDG. 0 jf IV1' ,Irv Hager To Svrzw You 1: W I I l'1 lf1LILlOf1LI'O FRANKLIN PRINT SH OP U.Ll.UU1lI10Ul1U I'fI,IZ,IH1:'TII VITY, N. l'. YVPIPIIIIIIIII' 670 Uur f0rz'm0.vf wfforf is fI1TLL'lI'lj.S' to 11,171-YI' our Cusimnf rs L--,--- ..... Qoovvovvvoo vvvvv o vv... ---------- l':ngr mm lmumlrul Nix 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 11 I1 W TIME IIAS ONLY IIELPED IT mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnmmmmmmmmmzmmmmmm The First 8: Citizens National Bank ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. mmmmmmmmmrmmmm:mmmmmmmunnmmmmmmmmmmmmm:mmmmmmmmn m Two Kinds of Ir1fc'rc'sf- PERSONAL AND FOUR PER CENT ' Financial IIc'afYqzm1't01's Since 1891 ::::::::r4:::poo4:::::9oooc::voc::vo4::::l: l 1 1 1 :AA::::::AAA--A-A--::::::::::::::::::::::::::::poQo4:: SERVICE COURTESY WEIGHT CAPACITY. 75 TONS DAILY CRYSTAL ICE Sz COAL CORPORATION Wholesale and Retail COMMERCIAL COLD STORAGE POCAHONTAS COAL ICE DEALERS Telephones I6-716-All orders promptly filled ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA Francis Jacocks, talking to himself: "Women's clothes were never fun nier if brevity is the soul of wit." ALBEMARLE PHARMACY "The Prescription Sforen Pure Drugs Right Prices Courteous Treatment Prompt Deliveries NUNNAI,LY'S CANDIES Drugs and Medicines Toilet Articles PERFUMES Face Powder Cigars and Cigarettes Cosmetics Sofia Fountain, Open, .-111 Year SOUTHERN HOTEL BLDG. Phones : One-Five-Two ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. --A ----- AAA- ---- --A-:pt--AAAA----:::::::::::::::::::: Page mic liumlrm-ul eight :po-4:-:r-oo4:----:ro4:-:h-4:- Com plim 0 n fs Of VV. F. WILLIAMS 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ::::::::1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 LA MBERT BROTHERS, INC. Fuel and Building Supplies PHONE 21111 ELIZABETH CITY. N. C. --------1545---V ----A ::::::::l:::::::::::::::::::::::::: Bobbie: "Well, Aubrey, I hear you have taken up walking as the doctor ordered. How does it go?" Aubrey: "Seems a bit awkward at first without a windshield." -vzpoooc ---::------:pQ4:----A-------- --L-v----------,,:l:--v If If Is Quality and Price You IVant, Come to OSSIE B. VVEST :p-o4:-:l:-- 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 C 07111 plim ents Of ROBERT R. TAYLOR ::::l: Page one luundrerl ll e :::::: ::::po0o4:::::: -- ---'A'-AA:vo4:---------W ---v-------vv-------v--v----- --------- v----------:po1 II If nn flutovnobile Liability Insurance U tl Property Damage Insurance that makes satisfied customers, COYIISIOH InSu"a"Cf' has helped to build our business. ll ll ' U Let us serve you. Choose your insurance adviser as ' in you would a doctor or lawyer, Books Statwnery then trust him absolutely. Fancy Goods ia 1: And everythinig to furnish a house JAs. G. FEARING if 'mf fl wife' ff 206 Bldg. 55 P. W. MELICK as co. gg Phones 5331 Rm. 651-W EI Elizabeth city, N. C. Il I 1: if ::: AA'AAAA:::-AAA:::: :::::::::::::::::-:::::::::::::::::hll ' ll ll "Mr, Whitakerf' asked Edna Sanderlin, "Am I made of dust?" ll Mr. Whitaker Cwearilylz "I think not or else you would dry up some time." " Il 4 ::::::::::::xx::f:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::J If II Il ll II THE ADVANCE I 1 V 0 ll AIAIIPJBILARLE ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. 0 ll FERTILIZER if QE Leading Daily Newspaper COINIPANY " :E between Norfolk and New Bern 1 1: 3: I 0 ' , nu Your home industry whose product If it S news . 7 ' ' gives sati.s'factio11,. I Ou See It First In II THE ADVANCE 1: II II ll an ll ij 3333333113333:AA23ZIZ313ZI2312Z:23312232-123333i3::3::3:d l'zif.zc one liimflrcrl ten I Uv.- f . 7 , A X KI , . . , . 1 . .5 I Q F A SP, 'M 92 r A fr ,rr sl :ef ' ' . 1..,.- .7 ,N V, 2 ,514 lm fl Pagc one hundred eleven I I II II I I I I I I II Plzofograplzs I n This II Annual Uferc I I Dladc' By Z Il ' I OG CIA S II II II 0 II tudlo 55 II Over ' FIRST AND CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK II I , I II II Becky: "My policy is always to kos-p man at :1rm's length." I Virgiliaz "Don't be silly, my dcarg look what happened to Venus dc Il M'I ." 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I For Ihr lziggrlsf IlISI7Ill'1f of living room fzzrvzifzzrff ffzwr slzown III, FIif:t1I1f'1I1 pity U -------------------------------------------------:::::,lI Vngv mn- IIIIIIIIVUII Iwclvc A----.,AAA----------------------------------A----AA--:L Have the Class Banquets at the CENTRAL CAFE Il'e serve only prime foodstuffs Snappy Service, Sanitary methods Conveniently Located Evergtlzirlg new but the personnel INSURANCE SERVICE S. B. PARKER Hinton Bldg. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. --- ---- -----------A--------------------A-------:l:A:1:A:boooo Clara P.: "Is there such 21 thing husband PM Gertrude T.: "Yes, a widow." IIS a woman who doesn't scold her SUGAR BOVVL Cigars Cigarettes Candies ' Fine Soda Fountain Service E. Fearing Sf. NEW DUFF BLDG. HOWARD WHALEY, Prop. 1JRITCHARD,S BEAUTY PARI.0R Specialists in Permanent Hair XVaving Hair Cutting Shampooing and Hair Dressing, Mar cel and XfVater AVVaving. Hair Dyeing Facial and Scientific Treatment, 44 No. Poindemter Sf. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. :booooc-:l:v-v- ....... - ...... -- Page one linnrlred thirteen 1f"""""'"""""""' THE INDEPENDENT ll ll ll Il SOUTHERN GAS li :I ic1.1ZAB14:'r1i C1'rx"s LEADING IMP'T CQ. NENYSPAPER il ii I.eaa'.s' in News' 0 I: Leads in Circulafion, In " Loads in .'1cIz'z'rfi.s-irzg Iflifzzzlnvflz Cify, N. C. AND PFBLISHEIJ lu' HIM in tl 0 0 1: I+'0I'NIJED 1908 BY w. o. sAr'N1nf:ns 0 0 0 0 John: "VVl1y do they always give si shower for a girl who is going to lu- niarric-d?,' Mr. Krainclrz 'iMQrely a quaint old custom. my boy, to symbolize the be-ginning of :1 reign." 0 0 li ll ll ll I l'll1'FlCR sox S'1'ANnA1in I'.i1f'1c S H A R 13 E R K XVII I TE ll INSUIQANCE Co. li ll ll :I IVl1n1r's11l1' and Rrffail Harrfwarc' nn J. C. VVOOD U and Farm Supplirfs 10111-ff.ser1tatiz'1' ELIZABETH CITY. N. C. I'lI.lZAlil4I'I'II CITY, N. C. ll ll ll 0 0 0 0 0 0 ll 0 ll ll ll ll ll - Y- - Yirrvvwwww -it ------ il- I':igc om' hunflncl fazirtccn M. G. M ORRISE'l"l'l+l 84 COMPANY HOME FURNISHRRS Nlain Street ELIZABLYPH CiITY, N. C. CALL 31-81 'or A' 711 lillf in frffzfn I'1'cf't1zl111'.s- I' 1 'fit C Staple or Fancy Groc0'rie.s' LESLIE BELANGA 302 ROAD ST. Bobby L.: "Did you hear of the Inan who died after drinking zz quart of wood alcohol ?" Aubrey G.: "VVhy. noi VVhat was the matter with him?" Read IVlzat Building and Loan Does IVE IIELP FOLKS HELP TIIEIXISELVES It teaches economy. Encourages thrift. Assures independence. Prevents poverty in old age. Assists one to develop stability of character. Provides an educational fund for your children. Secures you against financial embarrass- ment. Establishes for you a commercial credit wherever you live. Lessens crime. Entities you to a business standing which the spender never acquires. It makes for better health and a lower death rate. Makes one a better citizen in every way. Is a source of satisfaction, material benefit, and pleasure to your family. Building and Loan Membership-that's all. ALBEDIARLE BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Series open first Saturday in March, June, September and December. Share- holders solicited-six per cent investment to all alike. Let us talk the propo- sition over with you. I. C. SAVVYER, IJI'l'.V1'df'Ilf VV. BEN GOODVVIN. .S't'r.-T1'vt1x. Rooms 205-206. Otvr .bid'Z'l.7Ifj.S' Bank and Trzrst Cn., E11':41l1t'fl1 City, N. Ci. Page one lmmlrt-4l iiftecn AAAAA----AA ...A --A-----------AAA-A-------------------- ALKRAMA TH1+:ATR1+: Elizabeth f'it1,s .'l7l1ll.S'l'IIIl'l1f J l'enter Under personal supervision of JI. Shelby Burgess, booking and busi- ness manager for the Burgess- Joyner chain, showing the best in Nlotion Pictures. lVIe1nber of the lll. P. T. 0. of North Carolina. ll ll ll ll EXPERIENCE ll 0 0 ll ll 1: is the best teacher, a n fl those :I whose emperience has been in re- :I ceiving the very best in meats, 1: prices, and service, have found 1: this to be true when dealing with I J u 0 12 HIARION C. LOVE In 1: Phones 27, '76 and 381 ll ll Baby Barkley: UI hear you are Kate Hall: "How's thatf' Baby B.: "Someone told me the Devil." quite a medium." other night that he saw you raise the FOR INTERIOR DECORATION Donlt fail to see our fine stock of Interior Satin Flat lVall Paint Varnishes and Stains One For livery Purpose E. J. COIIOUN SL CO. ll ll ll ll :I live carry the most complete line 0 1: of ltlagazines and Newspapers 0 :I in the city. mr 0 :E Hoolrs Rented and Sold. 1 0 ll II II SERVICE NEVVS CO. o li 'L N. Martin St. Phone 1020 ll II ll - -v--v---------------,- ..... -,---- .--... ---vv-------I Vxngc om' huuilrcil sixty II fl J ,Q Q- I Mk 2 ,,.,..f 1210 l- i . 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Mr. Hartsell: "Yes, she lowered herself from a third story window when we elopedf' I ..v.... - ,.......,,,.... v-- 0 0 0 RAULFS 55 COX J. XV. SHANNONHOUSR if Sz SoN ll , ll French Dry IVIPIIIIPTS lp Q :: Fancy Grocerzes ll mul 0 , 1: Phone 186 and 986 Tailors 0 ll ll ll 0 NORTH ROAD ST. 0 0 0 PHONE 633 8 S. WA'Pl'IR ST. 0 ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. II 0 0 l':u4e mm- hmlmlreml eighteen .I J l l , 'i..iU-53511,-,I 'hymn ll:-h , L -Law.-fi. .f L s,u:n5,'H1. ',414?9wrfffl'i ga viawlf Q ir of 2 " H.. .'.',w'- 1-EL, ,.1'i:"l ,,f"f,1'-'gf 4' w ,Y-faq'i-M1 :S -T ,mir ww. -,ff w,'WlW'1'f'f'1-Z ,Q ,wx Wifi.t,,t,gd9fuQ',Q3v',,-Llgfim, , , fj17Z5.,.'.1fg0 Z ,f.i.'-fl " fm N" 'W'-lMH,fW:,, "Yi 'L f" jf! I, X, Nil lglliKl?'.'.i1YJ'x K 'U Yi d iy' i nk ?'Tq2i-vig 4 . ff il- I ' 1 I fm Q3 v l 1 - ' 4-J I, 3, f im it 1.59 . . L W - I Njfiixfkjf' T HE Printing Plates Q, f d J ,girly -."XQ5' ii in this fine annual " . ,Q fg "I Lx,,?ffV'?lfl, were produced by the W -fffg A X-"ii Bierman Craftsmen at l 7,14 J Jff K fly' 'li'xq?qd:yQ Q9 .",l. x ll?- ff' xg x I-N941 all 0 J U if .' 3 ff: Charlotte. The work of this company, as it has been for more than ten years, is to co-operate with the Staff in produc- ing an artistic and orig- inal annual, by placing at their disposal its ar- tists and idea depart- ':ffl,:., ' V " Ext' 'fi 'mf i n ' Qi? 1-v . ,.4. rg .2:!'!iQffA ifiviejlig r- "W" 3? 7' . :P-FQ" :fb . . .. .rc M , v X if W 'JJ 0 - - V- , All c- , -'lf it vff"fli" f w A f ., 3 , 1 . 2125 ment, together with its -1: 'xiif i pf A 4 n qi. ,Q superior knowledge of i ' WRST ,2 11 W XYZ, jp photo-engraving. 4:-Qgf,,3f:Wy,f,1,Q1fvTE V ' jg A 1 f 22532 L z'- ,,.fr1'ij"dW- i F5572 FZ? f if f. ,ff zz ','l fi '-' 4, ' " ' e qipi iffcgaf Q L I ri-. .. .-Nu i ? ii 'Q A 27 71 'ii '-P4 innf w if in . i -f,nfs1-fve Mi , Q q?g n'? , f p is " i ,Q ..Q,-'f-Wi . iAF11'I'ii"3ii1lJ gifs -lx QXQHAQQQ 1 -fe -w., L ' I A .1.:-:- " .. I " Ei' . E-..-k:'.1- - ,n - L .- . "1 - ' W J ?i.:p,Q!.:, , Q, r-if VW' il ji ' ' lr A 5? n 'G 1 L, .ef--' J i f . :"" f" -:Z 'Wi'-' ' f ' . fer A - ii- ' if M' , ,,. 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V V 1 'XV THE TRUE ATMOSPHERE of SCHOOL and COLLEGE E endeavor, in producing school annuals, Q to render a helpful and constructive service Wi' 'X . . directed toward enabling a student staff to get Ei? p . . . . . . i out a representative, d1st1nct1ve book wzthm Q25 - l lash VME thezr budget. -LAE'i'f3'frO11vQ'!gi:, il ' 0 I I v In connection Wlth our new and modern printing plant We maintain a large Art and Service Depart- ment where page borders, cover designs, division pages, and complete decorative and illustrative motifs are created and worked out. The UEEN CITY PRINTING OO. Where Better 'Prz'1ztz'7zg 60515 ,cess CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA E A COMPLETE SERVICE FOR SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS AUG' 9 2013 PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN LIBRARY 100 East Colonial Avenue Elizabeth city, NC 27909 Phone: Z52!335f2473 Fax: 2 5Z-3313449 www,earlihrary.org!pas,quotankfcamden!index.htm1 , f '--Q5 1-.., I Hu" ',.1 A tml , -I ,, . , 1 A 1'-Y ',,,. N. y "U" "'.Z'i'7"f , ,,. , M W, , ' , 9.1 F. 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'nh Y W 7 , .,-, 6' , '..'f A . 17' nf' ru, u...- ' Frztncls Jacocks as Bastlte the lfronch gumdt showed erood actmg especlally when called a thlef by h1s employer he turned loose and told the wealthy New Yorker what he thought of hmm Horace Wxse as Rufus Paterson contmually dow ncast over hrs fall ures m love aftalrs over h1s m abxlxty to keep down surplus flesh and over h1s vaxn efforts to reduce and at the same tune to eat all he wanted kept the aud :ence 1n an uproar 1n h1S mtpres slons over hxs pllght and hxs thrusts at hls successful rxval Edna Sanderlm as Georgxa Case an attractwe widow ln her forties was very good rn her dx plomacy 1n trymg to smooth thxngs over and mcxdentally to vamp the lmpractlcal and dreamy Professor Orlando Splrey The professors role was taken by Keith Saunders who made a hlt wlth the crowd brlngxng forth much laughter an hls futxle attempts to be a sports man Though he appeared only one txme duxmg the show Wnlliam Anderson as the County Sherlff was one of the most natural actors on the stage If any one actor could be sm gled out as the best this honor would DOSSIDIY go to Lucille Greg ory as the professors adopted daughter She was good m her role as a. thmef as the boss ot the whole camp in a crlsxs and xn her love affalr she was exceptxonally good her popular part ass1st1ng her ln wlnnmg the hearts of the audmence. Music was furnished 'between acts by the Hlgh School orchestra These muslcians have played an important part at school enter talnments durin-g the year. 4 , n X b ,ill 1 , ' , 1 . - 1 1, . . ,N , 1 W, o ' 1 I , .H I . Q , - 1 , - . . . NI g . . I I -4 , . I n 0 il , I . . . . . '. . I l I .. . I . , I . . , , , . . . , i . . .. . . l . . . . , . :::7:gara:i:5:::::rA:-1:1:A::E:2:3g:2:::-:-:::--- - - 'Y Cast of Characters Roger, C ' - Andrew Bailey A Baptiste . .- Francis Jacocks it J. T. Bates - ---- -------+------- ---- --- Julian Rape? li Rufus Paterson .....,....+4-e--?,1--- H0raCe Wise U Georgina Case ..--.,..-...--+ .... - -M Edna Sanderlm if Elsie Case .. ...-.--,+.,4r----.-.-.- virginia Banks fly Divvy Bai-,eg ,-M-, K A . M Robert Williams 1' Ma,-got -M-,--Hug.-,,.-,.-g:-.-.-.-..-...- .... Lucille Gregory Professor Orlando Sperry ............ -.- ..., ...a .... .- .... Keith Sallllders qi Mr, Keys W ,,,, ,,,,,,... ,.,. ---...,- ..,. -......-.. William Anderson iii SYNOPSIS ii Act I. Caribou Lodge, an isolated camp in Northern Maine. Late August. Act II. A camp some miles distant. The following morning. I! Act III. The same. Four weeks later. ll - - i l ff-I l . . Q THERE IS ONLY ONE 'Il I ' ll I ll i i ii Product of General Motors l il Phone 623 521 Main Street Q J ll qu--- .....- ..................,.........,..-..-...e-..... -0- INVOCATIONJ' - .INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER. ADDRESS: 'J- ,PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS. BENEDICTION, lRJEV. S. H. TEMPLEMAN IIR. C. L. GREAYES if 1 l 1 1 i l l 1 ll i! I l I i i l ! 9 B I 9 1 i E P .gel - 4' REV. S. H. TEMPLEMAN 1' 1 . , gzi-1-:egggggziei-feY--?f2fE:::e:2fEg2e::,? Hi B R A Y ' S 4 ' g F French Dry Clqzsners and Dyers Largest Cleaning House in'EastE'n North Carolina and ll Only Dye House in Elizabeth City E Phones 758-759 . So. Water Street ii I iff' I i Producing Staff l f 1. . 5Business Manager -.-.-....., e ...,....,........,.. . Gerald Shannonhouse 2 Asst. Business Manager .....,. .1.1..-.-.- ,..,,.,,.. H-.. Andrew Bailey li Stage Manager -..--..-- ......,.. W.-- ..,.,. .. ....-.-.. Oscar Meiggs L Properties ...,,,,,,,.,,, L .,r,,. .,..,,..,, W illiam Meekins, Margaret Fearing l lflostumes -,.-.,. ,,,.... ...T-in Selby Stolces, Lillian Boycevi gHouse Managerimi ....... ' ,.... QQ.. .. .............. Tye! Sawyer H ' 3,42 ' . E Music by the School Grnhestra Q "The Cave Girl" is producegby special arrangement with lj I 'Samuel French of New York li .. ' in .- h 1 ANNOUNCEMENT-The Comlixglflent exergfes will close with l Q the presentation of diplomas to the graduating class tomor- i i row night. Dr. C. L. Greaves, oi"'Ra1eigh, will deliver the address. L y ' ' . fe . e e L Do you know thatita I 'to ride a bus than Q E to drive your own car? 3 Q ' McPHERSON' BUS LINE i 2 can Phone 837 i 'I' a. -ng ani.10-aninI--pq--:npr-Q..-1---p--101.111mal--wqequ-pf quam. -........-..g. Graduating Class of 1927 emazizqneqh ,city l-Hegwseheez COLLEGE PREPARATORY COURSE Andrew Jackson Balleyrf Marshall Aubrey Gallop' Francis G-illam Jacockslq-' John Andrew Kramer ..- .lulian R-agner, HL ...L William' elthsaqndera 1 S ' Tyei awyer Robert Williams -f James Wood 6 ' Virgllia Banks , 1: Lillian Wdad"Boyce ' Doris Lee Cartwright Margaret Davis Fearln-g Margaret Luciler Gregory ElvieA'VictorLa Jackson Helen Leigh, . l. .1 ul Ruth Eleanor Price 'I Clara Augusta Prichard Dorothy Mae Richardson Edna Earle Sanderlin Ruth Scott ,,,,- ' Gertrude Barnes'Templeman Vivien Bryan Turner SCIENTIFIC' oounsn Frank Horner . A ' William Meeklns Oscar Melggs ' Gerald' Sllannonhouse ' Selby Stokes , , , . l Karl Walston Claude West Horace Larry Wiser Naomi Jackson Ludeena Lee Jennings COMMERCIAL COURSE Naomi Bagley Dorothy Bray nl-ue Walker Miller Myrtle Alice Simpson Nancyo Harrell Margaret Wells Ida Katherine Lassiter E , . -7 'fm ,av .f, thou the -girl' he9'love'd'! , I fi ,Il . i., :MA , 4x74 ' of-fi 6- .rr 1 1 .- 'A 1 . Mi ' 1 It ff :JT A ,, Mm. V. . Q fern ll I ll' . , u ' - y an .A N Nr. 1'.,,,,. H- -asia , -n,...-..-. ,A- stron PLAY S . P T01 TANDARD Wlvhe C-ave Girl" Goes Over, A ' in Splendid Fashion at f I the High School Surpassing even the high sion-1 dard of previous productions DYE high school talent, the Seni-orl Class play, "The Cave G-irl"zfW911t: over in splendid fashion before ag large audience at the High SCIIOOW auditorium Wednesday night. ky The Seniors threw themselves 'it in the play so well that they led the audience into anxiety all-d sus-i pense over the .outcome and maideli- . the crowd forget to even antici-' - pate any breaks on the ,part of the x"'- r cast ., 5 , The scene of the play was an ,isolated camp where a 'wealthyy New Yorker had 'led his family and friends b-ack to the hauntsoof. 'Nature with a view to "marryingff,f,E,.,1 , off" his son to an impractical andfgff-'S selfish society girl i' i Julian Raper took the part of , this grouchy, domineering, igno-. y .rant and self-confident wealthyy city man and he acted hiS Dflftl with outstanding success. 1' .X Robert Williams, in the role oififl the capitalists son-amtbitious,g113 frank and in-dependent-ago-t him-'ff' .self in an embarrassing plight by E, making love to Virgilia Banks as 1' Elise Case,, the girl wh-om his father had -picked for his son to f marry. :Robert .laterifound him-. self infiatuated and literally crazym-' i i about Lucille Gregory as Margot, an alleged thief, but really jthef! heroine of .the play. In his ups l- and d-owns in love affairs Wil-l' noms adopted ,himself siplond-idlyl in the modes from qthe depths o-fha despair t-o the heighth of happi- ness--when by his tact he finally," .Virgilia Banks, as a prettyi-. pampered girl in her early twein-Ziglar. nos, took ooo of the most difficult lf roles with ease and poise. Andrew: Bailey WZLS good as .the -very cor- re-ct and important stifflbacked. Uhbluuerf . ' ' I .....f..x.' vlT.so,e.W-. .7- . r..,...5,,, :Y I-it V ju! , I ..,. 'i , .. l',.. ' ' ' ' .'-i-.. H ' -. ML'-':ff1gjQ:5.?it" g f, , vi 5lU'2g...f- I, H ' .. WM it "l 5 . 4. - Francis Jacocks, as Bastite, thei French guide, showed good acting, especially when called a thief 'byl his employer, he turned loose and told 'the wealthy New Yorker llwhat he thought of him. Horace Wise as Rufus Paterson. continually downcast over his fail-5 ures in love affairs, .over his in-J ability to keep down surplus. flesh, and over his vain efforts to reduce and at the same time to eat all he wanted, kept the and-. ience in an uproar in his expres- sion-s over his plight -and his thrusts at his successful rival. .5 Edna Sanderlin, as Georgia Case, an attractive widow in her forties, was very good in her di-. l I plomacy in trying to smooth thingsi over and incidentally to vamp the impractical antlktdreiamy Professor, Orlando Fzpirey. 'The professors - role wasyifaken by Keith .Saunders who made a hit with the crowd, T bringing forth much laughter in his futile attempts to be a sports- man. Though he appeared only 7 one time during the show, William! Anderson, as the County Sheriff! was 'one of the most natural actors.: On the stage, ' 'i If any one actor could be sin-Q gled out as the best, thas honorl would possibly go to Lucille Greg-. ory as the professor's adopted' daughter. She was good in herl role as a thief, as the boss' of the whole camp in a crisis, and in her r love affair she was exceptionally. good. her popular part assisting, hor in winning the hearts. of tlieg audience. ' ' . Music was furnished betweeni A acts by the High Sch-ool .orchestraf ,These musicians have played an lrripofiont part at school enter- tainments durinig the year. -- sr- -es---V--gee..- T - . . L N51 7- 'JW -1 "' 'V' wiv' " tif . . - .f if 1' iii l 1 ,..,.,,.fSfv . M , dog? 1 lla, ii.. . ii 5 K , 5, 1, .nj -4.,,qej'i,,, v '- -3. i Q. ,Q v..,,,.,' 1. 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Kramer of the Savings Bank dc Trust Company, by two-seven-i teenths of one per cent marging lover his nearest rival, leads the 1927 graduating class of the Eliz-I abeth City High School in scholar-' ship, the entire four years of high! school work being taken into .ac-' count. He will have the honor of' delivering the va1ed,,ictory at the! "class night" excrcisgis,..this even- ling. . The salutatorian, or second high poolnt man, is Robert Wil-5 li-ams, son of Dr. Claude B. Wil-f liams. Roberts average for the four years is 931-73 John'sl 93 3-17 beats it by the merest fraction. For the past year 'Rob- ert has maintained a steady lead, heading the yearly honor roll withf an average of 94.6. in These two young mon havei been engaged in many school ac- tivities in addition to their regu- lar studies. Williams is editor-in-V chief of the school annual, "Thel Spotlight," of which Kramer ist business manager. The former has re-presented the high school for two successive years in the, triangular debates, and has ap-V peared in many of the school plays. Kramer is president of his class, has won his letter in base- ball thisl spring, and has also tak- en part in dramatic work. The class of 1927 is an unusual one for the local high school to turn out. Ordinarily the scholar- ship, honors go to the girls, but, this year the boys have had things f their own way. Among the live? highest averages for the year, there are four boys and one girl. . These are as follows: Robert Wil-7 liams, 94.63 John Kramer, 93: V Julian Raper, 903 Virgilia Banks, 88.63 Tyer Sawyer, 87.4. ,.xm 14


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