Florence High School - Eagle Yearbook (Florence, MS)
- Class of 1949
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THE SENIOR CLASS
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and activities ot Yiorence High Schooi.
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grow dirn as W e iaunch out upon the sea
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this book enabies us to reiive once rnore
our many pieasant experiences whiie stu-
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statt or 1949, shaii have acornpiished our
To the Youth of Yesterday, Today, and
Tomorrow blessed with the everlasting
heritage of hope Vision and Courage
to carve on Life's shield symbols
of great and noble deeds
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Nolan Sims Billie Walton
Editor-in-Chief Assistant Editor-in-Chief
Business Manager Feature Editor
Margarett Alliston Amelia Whitfield
Rosie Layne Marchant
Mary Ann Wfhitficltl
Helen Neely Estelle Pl-lsock Arthur Compete
TO THE CLASS OF 1949:
Let me congratulate you on your graduation from
Florence High School.
I am sure that the high standards of conduct, of
perseverance, of loyalty, and of achievement will
carry on in your lives after graduation.
It should be the ambition of each of you in the
future as it has in the past to influence for good all
those with whom you come in contact.
May success and happiness come to you only as a
reward for hard work faithfully performed. Face
the world bravely-ever keeping in mind that only
true happiness comes from the consciousness of
rendering a real service to your fellowmen.
Yours very sincerely,
Dan T. Keel, Sr.
Mr. Dan T. Keel, Sr.
B. S., M. A.
Mrs. A. P. Weathersby
Mrs. W. J. Denson
Mr. W. G. Holladay
Mrs. Elisabeth Crisler
Mrs. Grace Laird
Miss Yvonne Felder
Mr. Arlis E. Smith
Mr. Charles Martin
Mrs. Frances Priesig
Mr. S. B. Parker
Mrs. Robert Compere
Mrs. Myrtle Tolar
Mrs. G. D. Parker
Mrs. H. L. Webb
Mrs. Mary E. Scanlon
Miss Irene Drummond
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wanders through the
Sincerity is an openness of
Those about her read the
perfect ways of honor.
Endurance is a crowning
Her thoughts are pure, her
Arthur would that the
world knew his greatness.
If effort brings success,
fame is Mildred's.
Emille jokes and jokes and
never says a thing.
eanette Har er
Love made a gypsy out of
Patsy Ann Loflin
Gone but not forgotten.
Who can tell?
Wlio could resist that
smile? Not Slick.
Friendly, generous and
joe Paul Matthews
Rather shy, but girls adore
Rosie Layne Merchant
A girl worthwhile. She
will go a second mile.
ubdued loxe waiting
o be fanned into ii flame.
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Mary Ethel Renno
She doeth well who doeth
Bobbie Nell Scarbrough
Tongues may come, and
tongues may go, but
Bobbie Nell's goes on for-
Never- hurry, never care,
always good-humored, sure
to get there.
Sincerity and truthfulness.
The eyes have it.
A sweet personality, a gen-
teel smile, just her way,
not a style.
By her excessive laughter
you shall know her.
Why tell the truth? No-
body's going to believe
A merry heart goes all
the day. A sad tires in a
Neither here nor thereg al
Wanda Jean Whittington
She is worth her weight
Never trouble trouble, till
trouble troubles you.
Wise looking, but perfect-
Mary Ann Whitfield
Here today, and gone to-
Twelve years ago we, the famous digf1it2fiC5 Qas of nowj approached the old
Alma Mater with a disdainful eye, and a somewhat faltering step. At that time we
didn't realize that we were to be one of the largest graduating classes of Florence High
As we struggled through grammar school, we were joined by a few students,
some temporary classmates, but some who remained to graduate with us. As we look
back through the long memory filled years, we catch glimpses of school days, programs,
parties, playmates and teachers, who some how managed to be patient with us.
When we achieved our position as ninth graders, we were joined by many girls
and boys from Plain and Clear Branch. At that time we were the largest class in school.
In the tenth grade as sophisticated sophomores, the girls remember the excited
moments while serving at the junior-Senior Banquet, dressed as Hawaiian girls. The
boys will never forget trying to organize a football team, the team of several years
later. Also, an outstanding memory, is that of our class winning the school basketball
tournaments in 1947.
As eleventh graders, we look back on pleasant associates with fellow students
in the junior play, the junior-Senior Banquet and wonderful parties. Incidentally,
our girls won the basketball tournaments again that year. '
Now, in the year of nineteen hundred and forty-nine, we, the dignified seniors,
already have had many pleasant experiences to recall in our later years. We can remember
when we looked forward with glowing anticipation to being "Dignified Seniors,"
and wondered how it would feel. Somehow, we don't feel the way we thought we would.
With a graduating class of 31, we are really brokenhearted to leave our old Alma
Mater, which we have watched make progress. But all good things have to end someday,
so with our long awaited sheepskin in one hand, and tears in our eyes, we try to hide
our hankies in our other hand as we sadly tell all our fellow students "Adieu."
SENIOR CLASS WILL
We, the Senior Class of 1949, of Florence High School, being in full possession
of such mental faculties as we possess or claim to possess, do hereby make and declare
this to be our last will and testament in form and manner as follows:
To the community at large, we bequeath the influence we have been for the honor-
able and better things of life.
To the entire student body, we leave our capacity for fun, our ability to giggle,
our good times, our friendship, our loyalty, and our example as outstanding students.
Our record has been spotless, and in all the annuals of our career, we have done no deed,
as a class, that we need blush for.
To the Junior Class, we bestow our richest treasures. Our Senior dignity, our ex-
celling wit, our superlative brilliancy, our splendid grades, and our triumphant exit
as the most popular class this school has ever seen-these are the rare treasures we hand
down to the coming Senior Class.
To our beloved faculty, we give and bequeath all the amazing knowledge and
startling information that we have furnished them from time to time in our various
We hereby devise, will, bequeath, and convey our following earthly possessions
and all the dangles and bangles thereunto belonging to the enfeebled intellects of
our successors, the juniors, to be held by them, or thrown away, and it is hereby stated
that there must be no loud crying if above mentioned legatees fail to be pleased with the
presents they received.
I, L'MEREE TUCKER, do bequeath my ability to get along with the male popula-
tion of this institution to Jeannine Terry.
I, MARGARETT ALLISTON, do bequeath my ability to get up at 8:19 and get
to school at 8:20 to Dan Keel, P. D. Q.
I, MARY ANNA WHITFIELD, do bequeath my ability to understand Mr. Keel's
questions to Billy Mitchell and Wayne Shows.
I, HELEN RUNNELS, do bequeath my girlish figure to Edna Earl Singletary.
SENIOR CLASS WILL
I, JOHN WALTON, bequeath my masculine handsomeness to J. R. Bridges and
I, ARTHUR COMPERE, leave my ability to argue with Mr. Holladay to Paul
I, JEANETTE THOMAS, bequeath all the slightly used gum under my desk to
Mary Jo Brinson. .
I, JOE ALLISTON, leave my enormous appetite to Alvin Thompson and Derwood
Grantham. fIt's big enough for two.J
I, RITA MAY, do bequeath my height to Carl Austin and Martha Ann Courtney.
I, EMILLE GRIFFIN, leave my ability to play the great lover to Gary Frazier
and Harvey Taylor.
I, ROSIE LAYNE MERCHANT, do bequeath my ability to get my bookkeeping
by fair means or foul to Jeanette Smith and Virginia Stevens.
I, NOLAN SIMS, do bequeath my suave, masculine charm to Joe Ferguson and
I, AMELIA WHITFIELD, do bequeath my favorite seat in the office to Fay
We, JOE PAUL MATTHEWS and HARVEY FEASTER, leave our membership
in the Bachelor's Club to Kent Harper and Duane Kier.
I, BOBBIE NELL SCARBROUGH, will my mouth organ ability to Elizabeth
I, BILLIE WALTON, bequeath my talent of bluffing to G. B. Bethany, may he
have more of it.
We, JEANETTE HARPER and JEANETTE SHEFFIELD, do hereby will our
matrimonial success to Jean Mullican and Willie Mae Hydrick.
I, ESTELLE PRISOCK, bequeath my place as co-captain and center on the
basketball team to Velma Lee Quimby.
I, MARY ETHEL RENNO, do hereby will my characteristics of an old maid to
Frances Jo Renno.
SENIOR CLASS WILL
We, MAXINE CRAIN and MILDRED CRAIN, bequeath our ability to get our
names mixed to Gloria Crain and Mildred Crain.
I, ELSIE WANSLEY, bequeath my irresistible giggles and happy disposition to
I, HELEN NEELY, bequeath my ability to "hook" fiance to Sara Nell Steen.
I, DORIS HEMPHILL, will my envied place as "most dignified senior" to Halbert
I, WANDA JEAN WHITTINGTON, leave iny notes and letters to Martha Ann
Burke for publication in next year's school paper.
We, JOAN WEBB and PATSY LOFLIN, will all our excuse blanks and absence
privileges to Percy Thorn and Pat McNatt.
I, RUTH BYRD, bequeath my ability to obtain a job to Margaret Chastain.
I, FAYE STUCKEY, do bequeath my ability to make straight "A" average to
We hereby declare all previous promises to pay, will or testaments made by this
class as null and void.
We hereby appoint as sole administrator of this will, our Superintendent, Dan
T. Keel, to administer this will and testament as he sees best.
In witness whereof, we attach the signature of the class of '49, the second day of
May in the year of the restless age.
THE CLASS VISION
They had told me I must prophesy, but, I knew not what to do,
For I was not born a prophet any more than one of you,
I had spent the day in study and in thinking, hard and deep,
So I now, all worn and weary lay me down and fell asleep,
I had lain there but a moment in that slumber, calm and sweet,
When I rose, refreshed and strengthened, and stepped out on the street
But I very soon discovered that I was in a strange place,
For I saw not one known figure nor an old familiar face.
I could scarce believe my senses when I saw an airship line
Reading "Welcome Florence Seniors of nineteen forty-nine,"
While I puzzled over this problem, staring round with open eyesg'
Looking for some one to question of this marvelous surprise,
I beheld near me a lady coming on with footsteps slow,
And I thought I would ask her and learn what I wished to knowg
As she came to be still nearer, I thought I had seen that face,
Somewhere else, yet could not put it in exactly its right place.
But at last she stood before me and all wonder vanished quite,
'Twas my old chum, Rita May, and I met her with delight,
She seemed quite surprised to see me, said I had been long away,
And gave me an invitation to remain with her that day,
Her kind offer I accepted, and she took me by the hand
Led me to a near by roof-top where the sign read "News Stand"
There she purchased a copy of "The Eagle", and away we went
Anxious to recall memories and look over our current event.
Soon we passed a corner that looked like old times to me,
For it was the well-known corner where our High School used to be!
Now the campus had changed, modern buildings occupied the ground
In fact, the school was so large it looked like a small town,
By and by we reached Rita's home-her husbands too,
But he was a traveling salesman, so I didnlt find out who!
With delicious cookies and cup filled with piping hot tea
We hurriedly sat down with the Eagle to see what we could see.
This current issue dated April, nineteen hundred and fifty-nine,
Featured Nolan Sims, our class president, in the headline,
As a super fisherman, he had evidence of his tall fish tale
For he had succeeded in landing a three thousand pound whaleg
Below this was a picture of a handsome man riding high,
I knew it must be joe Paul, by the twinkle in his eyeg
He had broken the world's speed record as the flying Ace,
His wife, a blonde, had been his co-pilot throughout the race.
Mary Ann, bending her energies and devoting her time
As manager for the Florence Press, had added this line,
"Support your Alma Mater's publication, Sl1bSCfibC d0H'f borrow-
Keep youself up to date with the news of today and tomorrowgf
While excitingly turning through the paper to the second page,
Rita told me that Helen Runnels is now dancing on the stage,
Billie, a soldier, Helen Neely, an old maid prim and ineatiwm
Wanda Jean had grown so very heavy, anti fat was all she'd eat.
The alumni column was filled with news of my former classmates,
Patsy Ann and Estelle have become professionals on roller skates,
joan and Elsie reported teaching, their ambition, was fulfilled,
As bookkeeper, Mary Ethel Renno says she enjoys her work,
She devotes her time to her duties and none will she shirkg
Jeanette and Mildred are members of the Forest Hill P. T. A.
They were elected home room mothers for jimmy and Willie Ray.
A large picture of the New York Yankees, just look on page nine!
Harvey Feaster, their Captain, from Florence, in the front line,
Behind him is their pitcher, a gentleman standing straight and tall,
Why, it is none other Emille Griffin who is still on the ball!
The Florence Eagles are really making the headline news today,
You haven't heard anything, let me read you what this had to say!
joe Alliston, the lightweight champ, wrestles the Big Blimp tonight,
We are expecting him to defend his title with this 640 pound mite.
"This is getting very interesting, Rosie Layne," said Rita to me,
"Jeanette Harper is with Guy in China and they are happy as can be
L'Meree, still beautiful, is donning that uniform of white,
Giving constant care to the sick and needy both day and night,
Authur Compere's have added another volume to their book shelf,
A son weighing eight pounds, and looking like Authur himself,
Margarett Alliston not a nurse, as she had planned her life
Was influenced by a doctor who wanted her for his wife."
The door bell rang, there stood a little lady in a ditter,
'Twas time for her wedding, and she had no dress to fit'er,
Down went our Eagle, for we were almost panic striken,
Hearing Bobbie Nell, at last, the love-bug had bitten,
Gasping frantically for something old, new, borrowed and blue,
We at last were successful in getting her ready to say "I dog"
They were standing before the altar ready to tie the knot,
Reverend john stepped foreward, but his speech he forgot.
After a few moments waiting the bride let out a shrill cry,
"If you don't hurry, sir, I honestly believe I will die!"
The wedding ceremony proceeded and was over by high noon,
And they were off the West Coast on their honeymoon,
Up until now I had been so tense, and yet so very thrilled,
That I had not noticed the congregation, the church was filled,
Strangers were heartily greeting me, yet old friends no doubt-
Yes, they were my classmates, some very and others very stout.
Home on vacation, Amelia Whitfield said she was just fine
Four years she has lived happily across the Mason-Dixon Line,
Pleasingly plump was Maxine, but looking very attractive and neat,
Says, "Come by to see me. I work in the bank across the street,"
Here is Jeanette Thomas, leader of the Southern Missionary Band
Rita said Faye tried advertising, and now is studying art
Her work has her mind and a ministerial student has her heart.
As though if by magic, we were again entering Rita's door,
And there I saw the Eagle still scattered upon the floor,
But I was tired and sleepy, so I felt it was best,
To withdraw myself a little for an hour or two of rest,
I slept long and very soundly, and just judge my surprise
When again, after my slumber, I opened my drowsy eyes,
I found myself in my bedroom I had lived in long ago,
Before I started out that morning on that curious trip to go.
I sprang up and looked out the window, yes, 'twas the same town
That, in what seemed years ago, I had wearily lain down.
But the dream had been so life-like, even yet I could not feel
That vision I had witnessed could be other wise than real,
So you see, dear friends and classmates 'twas nothing but a dream,
I've been telling, however natural and real, fo you it may seem,
But in this old world of wonders, dreams often times come true,
So, who knows but this, my vision, may be realized by you?
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Secretary-Treasurer .,....ww ....... M artha Ann Burke
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G. B. Bethany
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Mary jo Brinson
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Betty Sue Butler
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Gary was made to be loved.
Martha Ann Courtney
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Sweet and cheerful.
Fay Nell Felts
Always smiling, always
gay, that's Fay Nell in
And why should life all
He is the quiet type whose
nature never varies.
Dan Keel, jr.
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If joe cannot find a way,
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In work or in play, he is
jolly and gay.
Willie Mae Hyd rick
Joe Ferguson and basket
Worry nas never killed
Blythe and gay.
Great works are performed
not by strength, but by
Mary Ruth Pittman
If it's a friend you seek,
you have found her.
Francis jo Renno
Quiet, studious, loyal and
A lover of all athletics and
Outstanding in them all.
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Live your own romance.
Velma Lee Quimby
Best kind of a sport, and
a pal true blue.
And still they gazed, and
still their wonder grew,
that one red head could
carry all Paul knew.
O! Youth, light-hearted
Nothing is more useful
She wears a smile that
won't rub off.
Roll on, old world. roll on.
The only conqueror of
It's nice to be natural
when you're naturally nice.
Edna Earl Singletary
Reserved, yet friendly and
Sarah Nell Steen
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No storm ever ruffled the
Current of his life.
On whose modest brow
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First Row: Burton Broadwater, Hudson Xwilliams, Kenneth Boteler, Billy Mancil, Billy
Thomas, Billy Steen, Seiond Row: Shirly Willson, 'lo Ann Pace, Juanita Hines, Rebeiia
Hudson, loan French, Johnnie O'Bannon. Third Row: Louise Broome, Mary Quimby,
Patrica Taylor, Carolyn Parker, Barbara Cooper, Bobbie Lee McCrory, Rex Shows,
Mr. Holliday. Not Pictured was C. jones.
First Row: Mamie Ruth Compere, Lois Marie Miller, Silvia French, Evelyn Steen, Flossie
Grantham, Mary Ernestine Sullivan, Montiel Compere. Second Row: Mr. Parker, Dewey
Courtney, Donald Willianis, Tommy Myers, jr., Marguerite Shutr, Dickie Helm,
Franklin French, Wiltiord Ward.
lfirst Row: Patsy Smith, Francis Parker, Martha Wfadlington, Nan Hilton, Betty Ann
Nicholson, Barbara jean Harrison, june Boteler. Second Row: Thompson Boteler, Steve
Waldrojv, Gene Dukes, Clinton McCrary, Larry jean Ross, XVillard Downard, Tommy
Parkinson, lrvin Bridges, Charles Thomas, Mrs. Toler. Third Row: Roland Dear,
Cullin Taylor, Kenney Lee Smith, Shirley Ann Wfilliams, Kenneth Hydrick, Charles
lfirst Row: Homer Prisock, Barbara Ann Shivers, jean Boteler, Martha lfae Wilrtl, Alma
Clompere, Norma Albright, Mamie Sue Ross, Wzxlltxce Nicholson, joe Stuckey. Second
Row: jo Ann Clark, Cecile Boteler, Melissa Berry, Thomas Hilton, Bobby jo Byrd,
Virginia Dear, Sarah Hilton, Fae Dell Prisock, Ella Wease jones, Mrs. G. D. Parker.
Third Row: jacklyn Parker, Doris Allen, Rebecca Taylor, Carolyn Long, Peggy Smith,
Betty jo Lawson, Evelyn George.
F O U R T l'l G R A D E
First Row: Larry Vanlandingham, Thomas Lowther, Eugene Broadwater, Pat Russell
David Hudson, jerry jones, Sammie Byrd. Second Row: Ollis Smith, Ann Flowers,
l'rantes Thomas, Virginia Boleter, Benton Alliston, Shirley Wllfd, Billy Hales. Third
Row: Ernest Rogers, Glynn Gatten, Harford jones, McKinley Sleto, Albert Letz, Rithard
Braxton, Glynda Catlin, Carrie Ainesworth. Fourth Row: Ronald Hooks, Patritia
Mulliean, jane Ellis, Roy'ann Wfaldrop, Linda Wadlirigton, Sammey Lawson, Mrs. Welwb.
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First Row: Richard Edwards, Morgan Williaruis, Pat Finnegan, Troy Drakes, Bobby
Downing, jerry Berry, Second Row: Douglas French, Pete Nitholson, Edward Gordon,
Marvin Ward, jerry Musgroye, Carol Ann Neal, Patricia jones, Clhristene Broadwater,
Martha Rae Boteler, jean Albright. Third Row: Bo Prisock, Patricia Henslee. Irvin
Myers, Linda Faye Sheffield, john Allen, Lula Runnels, Anna Carol Smith. Fourth
Row: Elaine O'Quin, Mary Bozeman, Ann W'allate, Barbara Sketo, Claudette Parker,
Margaret Ann McNabb, Rose Ann Braxton.
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First Row: Buddy Compete, Kenneth Barlow, Billy Williams, johnny Nicholson, Linda
West, judy Cunningham, Sandra Weathersby. Second Row: Sammie Carefield, Judy
Chambers, Carolyn Musgrove, Odessa Burris, Linda Faye Mullican, Carolyn Russell,
Betty Oquinn, Virginia Westerfield, Sydnette Dear, Mary Edwards. Third Row: jack
Waller, Kenneth Waldrop, Larry Miller, Beebe Sketo, Win Gordon, Herman Bryant,
Gary Rogers, Tommy Henslee. Fourth Row: Lee Webb, Albert Ward, jerry Thomas,
Harold Boteler, Glyn Wilson, Bobby Cheeks, Curtis Smith, james Steen, Miss Drummond.
Terry, Dale Finnigan, Prentiss Alliston, Richard Sketo, Kay Maurell jones.
Second Row: Richard French, Shirley VanLandingham, Nancy Smith, Ann Finnigan,
Faye Byrd, Andy Vickers, Sandra Lowther, Betty Shivers, Ruth Wilkinson, Johnnie
White, Nancy Har er, L. Alliston, jr. Third Row: joe Steen, Verna Lou Price,
F I R Sidney Ann Smith,PMargaret Compete, Carolyn Moody, Gail Greer, David Lancaster, G D E
Elizabeth Taylor. Fourth Row: Charles Parker, Linton I-lenslee, jimmy Cheeks, Gene
Ainsworth, Fred Laird, Billy McNabb, john Edward George, Vincent Arons, Donald
Smith, Mrs. Dan Keel.
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First Row: joe Alliston-Mr. F. H. S., Personality Boy, Friendliest Boy, Senior
Boy Most Likely To Succeed, Rita May-Miss F. H. S., Best Dressed Girl, Wanda
jean Whittington-dMost Beautiful Girl, Nolan Sims-Most Handsome Boy, Most
Versatile Boy, Helen Neely-Most Popular Girl, Best Girl Athlete, Bob SmithfMost
Popular Boy, Campus Favorite.
Second Row: John Shivers-Best Boy Athlete, Best All Around Boy, Campus
Favorite, Robin Sprague-Frienclliest Girl, jean Mullican-Cutest Girl, Campus Fav-
orite, Kathleen Loflin-Biggest Flirt, Mary Ethel Renno-Most Typical Old Maid,
Willie Mae Hydrick-Best All Around Sport, Campus Favorite, Personality Girl.
Third Row: Harvey Feaster-Most Typical Old Bachelor, Huleane Terry-Wittiest
Girl, Alvin Thompson-Wittiest Boy, jolliest junior, Ann CaseyAMost Conceited
Girl, joe Ferguson-Most Conceited Boy, jim Eckford Wadlington-Best Dressed Boy.
Fourth Row: Doris Hemphill-Most Versatile Girl, Most Dignified Senior, Mary
Anne Whitfield-Senior Girl Most Likely To Succeed, Audie Mitchell-Silliest Sopho-
more, Percy Thorn-Most Polite Boy, Willie Ray Wilson-Greenest Freshman, Thomas
Ray Laird-Most Timid Boy.
Fifth Row: Bob Smith and Sara Nell Steen-Cutest Couple.
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First Row: Rita May, Editorg Amelia Whitfield, Assistant Editorg Faye Stuckey,
Business Managerg Margarett Alliston, Feature Editor, Helen Neely, Sports Editor.
Second Row: Bobbie Nell Scarbrough, Gossip Editorg joe Ferguson, Sport Editor.
Third Row: Doris Hemphill, Society Editorg Nolan Sims, joke Editorg Mary Ann
Fourth Row: Rosie Layne Merchant, Mimeograph Operator, Mrs. Denson, Sponsor.
Fifth Row: Jerry Griffin, Betty Dewees, Kathleen Loflin, Louise Broome, Maxine
First Row: Kathleen Lotlin, Betty Ann Alliston, jean Mullican, Willie Mae
Hydritlt, Capt., Helen Neely, Velma Lee Quimbly, Estelle Prisock, Co-Capt.
Second Row: Rosie Layne Merchant, Manager, Bobbie Nell Scarbrough, Clara
Nell Sebren, Faye Stuckey, Rita May, Betty Sue Smith, Ann Casey, Marjorie Thompson,
Doris Hemphill, Assistant Manager, Mrs. W. J. Denson, Coach.
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First Row: Bob Smith, joe Alliston, Co-Capt., John Shivers, Capt., Paul Sebren,
Second Row: Mr. Sam Parker, Coach, jack Shows, Billy Harper, Wayine Shows,
Wtilter Irvin Waldroin, joe Ferguson, Nolan Sims, Manager.
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Gary Frazier, 145 lbs.
Alvin Thompson, 175 lbs. Dan Keel, jr., 182 lbs.
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G. B. Bethany, 145 lbs.
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joe Alliston, 150 lbs.
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Harvey Taylor, 175 lbs. Jim Wadlington, 177 lbs. Harvey Feaster, 136 lbs.
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Bob Smith, 143 lbs. Walter Waltlrolu, 150 lbs. john Wzrltori, 152 lbs.
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First Row: john Walton, G. B. Bethany, Bob Smith, Walter Irvin Waldrop, joe
Alliston, joe Ferguson, Capt., Harvey Feaster, Gary Frazier.
Second Row: Ted West, Harry Williams, Harvey Taylor, john Shivers, Co-Capt.,
Alvin Thompson, Dan Keel, jr., Billy Mitchell.
Third Row: Emille Griffin, Manager, Audie Mitchell, Billy Clark, Westly Prewitt,
Paul Sebren, jerry Hilton, Johnnie B. Hardwick, Billie Walton.
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Treasurer .rrr..r.. ...... H elen Runnels
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First Row: Helen Smith, David Nickolson, Huleane Terry. Second Row: Buford Nickol-
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Row: Faye Stuckey, Martha Ann Courtney, jean Mullican, Martha Ann Burke. Fourth
Row: Paul Sebren, L'Meree Tucker, Rosie Layne Merchant, Estelle Prisock.
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the nation and the affairs of the world as boys and girls in
their early teens used to be - thanks to radio and power-driven
newspaper presses with their fast wire services and wirephoto.
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the school has encouraged more reading . . . more studying. Thus,
today's children of all ages, although no better equipped mentally
and physically than their forefathers, are healthier, better informed,
have more and better entertainment, are better students.
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