Florence High School - Florentine Yearbook (Florence, SC)

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MOORE SUPERINTENDENT FLORENCE CITY SCHOOLS ALMA MATER To lflorenee High, our Florence High, We lift a song of praise: That eehoes clear from year to year Through all sueeeeding days. ln thee we find our guiding star To serviee in the worldg As soldiers we seek vietory With banners all unfurled. To us the Gold and Purple IllZll'li A symbol tried and true, To it pledge we fidelity And loyalty anew Whene'er that banner waves on high O'er field or traek or hall, To that hrighl bond our hearts respond. We heed its stirring eall. Oh sun, that shines o'er Southern skies, Oh IIIOOII, that gilds thc night Oh stars that gleam on field and stream. Oh God of life and light- Send forth thy blessings from above: Send hope that conquers fear To tIarolina's sons that love Our Ahua Mater dear. MR. GEORGE BRIGGS PRINCIPAL FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL 2 lHl'.l'I.ORl.N'llNI. if rr HE FACLIIATYZ GIQORGIQ RRIIQIZS, Prin. VIVA RARGER NVILLIAM ll. Rl..-XNTON . SARAII RRVXSOX MRS. 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To IIIISS an Weflneslluy lllillllltf, 21 ride, or ganna of ball. ' , . , , Hour l02lCllCl'S and your friends you'll leuvv, and maybe lt takes za heap o rrznnnun :intl tl heap o brown grade H ,gwectheart bfmksv Once you thought youll hc so happy to be free from all A hcap o' smiles and laughter, and an ht-up o' withering thi' glnllls i l looks Rut the longer you're away from lt, the ottener Comc-s T k I I tl UD , ,, i .D .1 ,, I ,I to nnnrl nr ' 1 ' I - Q z ' .' 1 ,' I ,. 0 " L mu NK MOS Ulf on S' 'H' Sm' A lhc thought that those we-rc happy days, and blessed your Fhzanksf and Plczasc - was the I-up. Anil stucly all your lessons too. You c':ln't escape from 'l'h:1t rvquirml :1 ht-up o' living in the place you cnllvcl illeso! your school! THE FLOHENTINE 3 IllIIIIIIIIIllllllllllllllllllllllIlllllllllllIlllIlllIlllllllllllllllllllilllll WWXl?xx?i uuluulunnmlnmnnnuImmunInuummuimumunmul Senior' Class Officers T. I. MARTIN llrcsidcnt CLYDE HASELIJEN Vice- Presitlent KATHLEEN RILEY Secretary .IAMES I.. IPAISN E Y Treasurer M RS. .IAM ES GE E Sponsor "--ff--I SENIOR CLASS HISTORY --l- THE SENIOR CLASS OF FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL A Historical Review in One Act Dramatis Persoiiae: Father Time and four sons Place: A cumulus cloud over Flor- ence County, South Carolina Time: Spring, 1933 CAs curtain rises, Father Time is sitting on the edge of a cloud bank. In one hand he wearily swings his scythe back and forth, while on his l-:necs is an uncompleted .lig-Saw puz- zle. He looks gloomily down for a while and then suddenly smiles.l FATHER TIME: Bless my long grey beard, they are a large and lively bunch! By gorry, they are the kids who started high scool when 1930 was alive, and they will be graduated this year too! I must appoint 1933 to see about them. That is a good idea- I'll raise those past years from the dead just to hear what they have to say. They ought to be pretty good historians. tHe arises and going to a corner of the cloud grasps his rust-proof zip- per and zips an opening of a couple of feet.J FATHER TIME: Hey, 1930, '31, and 132, wake up there, and come here- plutol I want to ask you something. tHe takes a seat and assumes a regal air, while 1930, '31, and '32 file out and stand in front of him.3 l l l My son, tto 19303 you are older than your brothers here, so tell me what you know of the Freshlnen of the Florence High School the year you were on earth. 1930 tbowing lowJ: My most hon- orable Father, they came into Flor- ence High School a class composed of-of-what shall I say? Not daz- zling intellects, as the teachers of the .Iunior High will affirm, and certainly not "bone-heads," as their reports will prove. Let me depart from the tradi- tional egotisms of all such history and say that they were about the average bunch that yearly come to serve the upper-classmen, being neither wise nor foolish. but "freshies,', with all that the term ilnplies. After the ordeal of schedule cards and the purchase of chapel seats from a group of enter- prising Seniors, they settled down to -tuba, tubae-hic, hic, hoc-. They were soon reconciled to being called crazy dumb-bells by Aunt Sallie, and having Miss Dubose say, "Now, Baby, that's wrongl' At first they had been resentful, for they did not think them- selves babies or dumb-bells, but they soon caught on and became ardent worshippers of their Latin and Alge- bra teachers. Despite many fearful experiences, such as holding one's breath while Mr. Briggs called out "those he would like to see," they were proud of beinghigh school students. To change classes, instead of having the teachers change, was really quite a treat. And by the end of the fresh- man year most of their greenness had faded. FATHER TIME: And now, my son, 1931, what do you know of this same class? 1931: My honorable Father Time, this class became Sophomores, with all that the term implies. They walked rot with I1 timid step as they had the year before-but with shoulders back. You never heard one of them call him- self a Sophomore, but always an "Ad- vanced-Sophomoref, It was during my time that Miss Davis, English teacher, departed to live happily ever after in the upper part of the state. By this time, my charges had plunged into "Gallic Wars," which they fought with as much ardor as had the illus- trious author. There was even "Julius Caesar," hilnself to be subdued. But the fight was on, and they dared not fail. FATHER TIME: And what have you to say. 1932? 1932: VVell, Father, thc class as .luniors of thc Florence High School tand it was quite a noble title for theml had become very wise-or otherwise. Zealously they began thc year and elected, as their President, Alfred Maxwell. The class started with gloomy prospects, for. as you well know, I was very poor. Banks had failed and times were hard. There were other changes, too, in their tCON'I'INIfEI1 ON PAGE 11p I THE Fl,UHEN'l'lNli f - 1 fwf H 1 in ' ' ' ' Y 1 YYY' "1 1 'rf :f:i,f'::,:,: , fzfggfif,-L,,,.,,.,,, ---------W ---if--,,f,LLf--ff, H fl IW E RCDKIN1 308 Billy Ayers 1 Margaret Rollins Lg-on Spine,- 1111' 1111151 1111110111 1112111 111 111SS. fflu- 1-4-351,11 fi,-nl, Hu. 11.,,,1,l.,-1,19 wg11,1Ag1- Cannot willu-1' him mu' ClISU1lll 1 if 1 l':ll4lllI'2ll11'l', foresigllt, strvngtli 1111111 511110. 1 Mary Corbin Skill. S we 1ll1s lllfllllll' variety. . . 11 ' 1 11 11 1: 1 1lllllSlVt' 1-:11'1'1-st quick to :wt 1 ' ' .' ' . ' h .. ll ' Xml wake lll1l'Ql'll0l'0llS 111111112111 :1 fuel. 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Kathleen Rue? llc 21110111011 VVl12ll0Vl'l' subject he spoke A frank ,md Open C0ul,ten,lm,0 1 nnml to c'o11c'e1ve, :1 111-:nrt lo 1'es0lve, upon hy the 111081 splvmllml 0111- ' ' ' ' qkvy, ,fm Y w illlil an haml to l'Xl'l'llll'. 11111-111-1-. 1 11'UX'l'lNl'lCI1 mx inxfalc 51 THE FLORENTINE 5 CLASS PROPHESY It was one of those murky days when there is rain enough in the morning to necessitate a rain-coat, which, careless and absent-minded as I am, I had forgotten at the dinner hour and again at the final dismissal bell. For fear it should rain again, I returned early after supper and en- tered the dark hall by way of the back door. With cautious step and a feeble attempt at whistling, I ascended the three flights of stairs leading to my home room. How dark it was! I hurriedly entered the cloak room and with nervous fingers groped for the forgotten garment. Clumsily my arms sought the sleeves as I began my re- treat. I had almost reached the stairs when I chanced to glance down the hall and beheld what paralyzed my muscles and raised the small hairs on the back of my head like the quills of a fretful porcupine. Unable to speak, I backed. away and by accident, punched a switch, flooding the hall w1th.l1ght. The sight that met my eyes was lndeed comforting, for there stood no gruesome ghost as I had feared, hut rather a kindly looking old man, clad .in a'robe of purple and gold, and holding in his hand a peculiar rod, like a scythe. His pale blue eyes were fixed on me with an amused expres- sion, as I gasped for the necessary breath to ask a question. He came to my rescue. "No need to be afraid, young mang I am only the prophet of Florence High." Vtlithout any added introduction, he motioned me to follow as he entered the Chemistry Lab, whence voices is- sued, adding their volume to the hub- bub now emanating from every part of the building. I beheld-not the usual group of noisy students-but a small knot of old men working around tubes and beakers of steaming mix- tures. Despite their mustaches, I rec- ognized Joe Stricklin, Ben Easterling, Claude Smith and James Allen, all working on the Rockefeller project of the year 1956, as the calendar on the wall stated. Leaving this busy group, we went into the science room where others in this field were collaborating for its advancement, among them George VValker, Leon Spiller, Grad- dick Stokes and Fred Ward. ln the French room, instead of the usual one- teacher system, the class was divided into units holding competitive drills. The talkative young teachers were Margaret Rollins, Mary Louise Rut- ledge and Carolyn Hoffmeyer. After a fond au revoir, we made our way to the Latin room where an old lady, whom I recognized as our beloved Aunt Sallie, was' supervising her as- sistants in translating a forgotten page in Roman history. These great teach- ers and students were Jane William- son, Virginia McKeithen, Janie Farmerlable old leader, the' Supreme Court and Nettle Allen. Not being able to understand this type of work, I hurried to the English room where the leading American novelists and journalists were in con- ference. I recognized here my dear friend, the celebrated Kathleen Riley, who had just completed her famous book of poems entitled "Harvard Clas- sics." David Reese, mentor of the "New York Timesf' introduced his editorial staff composed of Burrel Snyder, C. P. Johnson, ard Jean Wil- son. Miss Mary Seigle, prominent col- umnist ofthe day, was present. Among the budding novelists receiving the criticism of their peers, were Nell .Iackson, Margaret McBratrey and Leo English. We then made our way to the realm of mathematics, where the world's greatest ciphers were successfully squaring the circle. Those present were James Holman, Weber Jenkins. Thomas McClenaghan, Sterling Med- lin, Francis Hopkins and J. C. Mims. I now followed the old gentleman down stairs, where he paused be"ore the Student Cooperation Association room. With beating heart, I waited until the door flew open in response to our knock. To say that the scene was most irregular would be mild indeed, for there before my eyes was a joint meeting of the senate and con- gress of our United States. To conceal my agitation, I took a pinch of Mr. .lefferson's snuff and stumbled sneez- ing, to a vacant seat. In keeping with the ever new idea of economy in gov- ernment, they were debating the ap- propriations bill for the coming year. Presiding over the assembly was His Honor, the President of the United States, John Hussey. I learnedethat the economy bill was written by the honorable James L. Dabney and spon- sored by the I-Ion. Messrs. Edgar Stan- ton, Clyde Haselden, T. E. Matthews, Charles Thomas and the Hon. Miss Elizabeth Anderson. Glancing in the direction of the representatives, I saw with pride Scott Monroe, Mary Eliz- abeth Hickey, James Gray, Herbert Green, .Iames McLeod and James Earle Johnson. Among the celebrities of the senate, despite their somnolent dignity, I rec- ognized Harvard Dudlev, Billie Cutts, Ben Easterling, Eunice Bynum, Martha Dantzler, "Bee" Furchgott. Betty Cook and Annie Corley. VVe stayed until the speaker anounced the first reading of the proposed Eighteenth Amendment repeal issue. VVe left in disgust. A few stepsbrought us to Mr. Briggs' office, which I, recalling painful experiences, declined to enter, but a persuasive smile from my guide calmed my fears and gave me courage. Instead of the neat office, and genial hut commanding boom of our honor- of the bnlted States 1n all its dignity confronted us. Gracing the bench were James Strickland, Paul Brendel, Mary Lee Brockington, Ruth Graham, Joe Comander, T. I. Martin, Ralph Mc- Cormick and Randolph Thompson. The lawyers presenting their cases were Bernard Fitzharris, of the firm Cheele, Steele, Liare and Fitzharris, represent- ing the Rosebud Fertilizer Company, and Fred Willis of the Cannon, Ball, Powder. Shoote and Willis, represent- ing the Trash Alley Perfume Concern. Both lawyers displayed their argu- ments grandiloquently before the court. Leaving such solemnity. we walked down the hall to the old auditorium where the world's greatest all woman woN'1'INI'r:p ox Insole sn ROOM 308 fContinuedD ' Percy Tucker The kindest man. the best-conditioned and unwcaricd spirit - ln doing courtesies. il' ik is George Walker He can't be wrong whose life is in the right. Sl' if if Fred Ward A man I am, crossed with adversity. if tk ik Simon Ward A glint in the steel blue eye Told of a spirit that wouldn't die- and didn't. 'li Ill lk Mabel Wilhoit I have no mockings or arguments: I witness and walt. wk ik ik Avis Williams If speech is silver, silence is golden. lk IK ik James Williams And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place. 42 if uk Jane Williamson And still they came, and still their wonder grew, That one small head could carry all she knew. Ill lk lk Fred Willis I will speak daggers to her, but use I10l'l9. ar ak at Norman Woodson His heart and hand both open and both free. Pk lk Fl! Alice Worrell A violet by a mossy stone, Half-hidden from the eye. 'Q .f' ..- -" .s 7. ti 'l'Hli FIAJHICNTINIQ Paul Brendel Une that exeels the quirks ol' lmlazon' l ing pens. 95 Ill Ik Mary Lee Brockington A fertile brain, a ealln and purposeful spirit. 2,1 :te 4: Ruth Graham The good will ot' the rain that lovesl all leaves. :lf elf HF Betty Harper Nohility is the one only virlue. Fl: if P14 May Ellen Harper Like winds in suuuner sighing, ller voiee was soft and low. Pls 2l1 41 Clyde Haselden A man with the heart ot' a viking And the simple faith of a ehild. Pls Sli Pk Mary Elizabeth Hickey l'atienee is a remedy for every sorrow. Thomas Hodges A nian who thinks of living in the HJOWIE ROOWI 307 James Holman Ht- 1-owls mm hg ht- is 21 gl-out ul,-gpyvq-I-, lle was :i seholar, and a ripe and good T. E. Matthews ard he looks i UIIUZ D . h , Quite through the deeds of men. l2Nl'4'l'tlll1ti Wwe. tau' Slmlfvll. llllll DUI" X 4. suading. Frances Hopkins Thomas McClenagl1an Silenee more lnusieal than any song. Ht, mwm. speaks uf himself t,M.0l,t when eolnpelletl, never delends hun- sell hy a lnere retort. , 1: af af Jeanette McCutcheon ik 41 rk John Hussey liid ine discourse, I will enehant thint ear. 'k if 'K Always to he neat, always to he Nell Hyman dressed as il' you were going to a Nloderalion, the noblest gift ol' lieaven. l02lSl- it ik if fl! if if Nellie McElveen Good will is the lnightiest praetieal toree in the universe. God. 9: ,F ,F ' Mary Mcariff ll is tl. nc uil neo Jle vsho .ieeonlplish Mm knew I Sal' Just what I Hunk' and V "1 I l I ' ' - - . .' . .. mmh. nothing nioit-not less. Weber Jenkins An honest n1an's the noblest work of l l :te 21: Mollie .Johnson great world must he gallant, polilt-,l and attentive to please the woinen. :ls :li :lf Caroline Hoffmeyer 9 wx: vs fr 'P 'lt 'F Alexander Kendall I V1rgln1allVIcKe1then - She wit 1 all the e arm of woin-in As inerrx' as the tlav is lonf. ' . . ' ' ' D' 5 lbhe with all the breadth ot inan. :lf if Plf ,F ak :F Marye Lewis Landrum Norma Mcllemore A good fare is a letter ol' l't't'0lIllllt'lltl- Hel- Voice was CVM- Soft' gcmh. and ' illmli- J low-an excellent thing in woman. ' Pk Pls Pl! l Natalie Lucas l 'I--.UH-... . -. . -ffv .-, ll 0l.5f'f'5'liHh 51"'f"' 'md mmf DH"'l'l She inoves a goddess and she looks ai ,ful xg 5' . queen. Dorothy McLeod She eanie here to study, and her niis- l5ilenee that spoke, and eloquence ot l, - , ..-WK sion she fulfilled. E eyes. l leox'i'ixi'ico ox inuu-: Tl THE FLORENTINE 7 THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1933 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA County of Florence We, the Senior Class of Florence High School, being sound of minds, memories, and understanding, do here- by make, publish, and declare this, our last will and testament, hereby revok- ing any or all wills by us heretofore made. Subject to' passing our examinations and receiving our diplomas, we here- by will and bequeath all our school property, effects and affections, as fol- lows. tlteml I-We, the Senior Class, do will and bequeath to the Student Body the following as an undying memor- ial to our years as high school stu- dents. To the Junior Class we will our deep love, admiration, and respect for the entire faculty. tLove your teachers, r-hi1dren.J To the Sophomore Class we will the secret of our school-girl complexions and vigorous health. Our complexions are gained by vigorous applications ol "Farmolive" soap. Our perfect health is due to long hours of untrou- bled sleep during the weekly assembly period. To the freshman class we leave our eagerness to learn, trusting that it will serve to make them diligent and un- wavering students. tlteml II-To the rising Seniors we will the sleeping sickness of the senior English classes, with the sincere hope that Miss Tedder's beautiful vocabu- lary will keep them awake. itlteml III-The excess height of Jimmy Allen we will to "Bub" Dar- Hang we allow Jimmy to retain for himself his size 11 brogans. tlteml IV-The overcoat of Fred Willis, we leave to Clarence Farmer with the hope that Clarence will wear it with the same love and affection as has our Fred. tlteml V-The dignity and impres- siveness of J. L. Dabney we will to K. Young. May S. K. enter "Poli- tics" next year! tlteml VI-Betty Cooke's delicious giggles we leave to Virginia Irby. Have mercy on your classmates, Virginia! tlteml VII-The "vamping" ability of Virginia McKeithen, Elizabeth An- derson, and Janie Farmer we leave to Sarah Reinhart, Virginia Davis, and Jane Chandler. May they finish high school before being married. tlteml VIII-Tom Hodges' match- less intellect and ability to pick female pockets we leave to any member of the Junior Class who aspires to our Tom's enviable reputation in this re- spect. tlteml IX-Simon Ward's way with the ladies we will to Billy Smith with the prayer that Billy will not commit bigamy. tlteml X-The boisterousness of Charles McLendon and the reserved lmanners of Mary Corbin we leave to Jane Chandler and Ruby Tucker re- ! spectively. flteml Xl-Charles Thomas's cave- man tactics with the weaker sex we leave to Billy Berger with the hope that Billy will become the Clark Gable of Florence High School. tlteinl Xll-Bernard Fitzharris and ,Billy Cutts, the Senior Class's men- about-town, leave their large list of names and addresses to Bill Pettigrew and Billy Taylor. May the list in- crease! i tlteml XIII+The lovable personali- ties of Dorthy McLeod, Mary McGriff, Helen O'Harra, Nell Jackson, and Jeannette McCutcheon we leave to the entire student body in order that the Florence High School may be a more pleasant place in which to pursue knowledge. tlteml XIV--The harmonious voices of Ethel Russell and Margaret Fortner we leave to Margaret Smith and Peggy Aiken with the request that they sing "Where is My Wandering Boy To- night?" at the first assembly period next year. tlteml XV-The matchless oratory and Chesterfieldian manners of Jack Muldrow we leave to George Brooks. You're welcome, George. tlteml XVI-The "come-hithe r" looks and general attractiveness of Pauline Proctor, Martha Dantzler, Ruth Gilland, Jean Campbell, Kath- leen Riley, and Norma McLemore we leave to Constance Bennett, Norma Shearer, Bebe Daniels, Una Merkel, Zazu Pitts, and Marie Dressler, to be used as they see fit. tltelnl XVII-The quiet studious- ness of Mary Lee Brockington, Ruth Graham, Betty Harper, May Ellen Har- per, Frances Hopkins, and Caroline Hoffmeyer we present to Franklin D. Roosevelt that he may put an end to this depression we hear so much about. tlteml XVIII-The athletic ability of William Hickey, Bud Williams, .loe Stricklin, Sidney Smith, Claude Smith, and all other athletes of our class we leave to the school, knowing that these boys, records on the athletic field will remain p e r m a n e nt to their Alma Mater. tlteml XIX--The Napoleonic face and frame of Edgar Stanton we leave to Charles Gilbert on condition that Charles renounce his love for Leila. tltemh XX--The John Barrymore profiles and lovable personalities of Leon Spiller and Wallace Edwards we leave to Leslie McLaurin and J. B. l l 1 l l 3 l 1 i l V l i l Aiken, along with a free scholarship to the Thomas Barringer School of Act- IDS. tlteml XXI--The curly locks of Herbert Greene and Harvard Dudley we leave to Ruth Stewart and Lillian Rainwater respectively. For the secret of these curls go to "Ye Olde Butey Shoppe? flteml XXll-The "Medulla Oblon- gatai' and quiet manners of Jane Wil- liamson we leave to Adela Hill Holmes with every hope that this heritage will have the desired effect. ' W WYCONTINTIED ON PAGE ll! ROOM 307 CContinuedJ Charles McLendon Friend of truthl Of soul sincere. ln action faithful, and in honor clear: Who broke no promise. served no Drivate end, Who gained no title and who lost no friend. a if wk ll Maude McPherson Peace sheds o'er thee her genial dew. Ili if it Sterling Medlin None but himself can he his parallel. 81 it X Scott Monroe l'm armed with more than complete steel- The justice of my quarrel. Ill lk il Jack Muldrow And sheathed his sword for laek of argument. ik 1? PR Helen O'Harra A quick brunette, falcon-eyed. Ik if if Margaret Pattillo Rich in good works. ik lk 'll Mattie Powell No legacy is sojkricli ags honesty. Mary Grace Poynor Wise to resolve, and patient to per- form. Ill Pl! if Alvena Proctor lindurance is the crowning quality. And patience all the passion ot' great hearts. lk 'lf Dk Helen Putnam VVrite me as one who loves his fellow man. wr is :lf James Strickland And thus he bore without abuse The grand old name of gentleman. 8 T ll li F l. til it Ii N T I N li HOMPI ROONI 306 Eunice Bynum 1 Martha Dantzler Eliza Ervin Silence is the speech of love, ' - . . . . - . A d2lUBhi0l' of the gOdS, divillfdly Ulll. The music ot' the spheres above. lg1,?flE0CgfJd's:3tiUxptggng HQEFLSO And most divinely fair. " if ' refined. Q i, it t ,, A, 5, Louise Evans Jean Campbell Infinite riches in a little room. , ll' WK li' James Carter With eyes that look into the very soul.! nf 1 ir l Mamie Coleman 1 Deep drowned in love! ', I.ook hut in and you shall see her. Harvard Dudley 'Tis not in the power of mortals tot command success: J iBut we'll do more, Sempronius-we'll l deserve it. , Ik lk 41 Ben Easterling l'hat man that hath a tongue, l say, is no man, " A' 'F tlf with his tongue he cannot win :il Joe Commander llis person, you know, was fineg his! deportment easy, direct, and noble.i Annie Corley 1 XVOITI Hn. wtf ak ik Wallace Edwards 1 HY ll! lk 'l'lie secrecy of streams that make their 1 Leo English lvllhfj. ml. m0um.,in to th.. ,.im,d,A man that t'ortune's huttcts and re- wards 5' 'Q ff .X merry heart. i rock' ,, , ,, llast ta'en with equal thanks. Betty Cooke 3 it ' " Yeraeity is the heart of morality. EVUYU EPIJS ' i' "' lbhe that was ever fair and never Billy Cutts q proud, My tongue within my lip l reing illad tongue at will and yet was never' l-'or who talks much must talk in vain. ' loud. ,,, ,K ,K T an mr wr James L. Dabney l Beth Erskine The great end of life is not knowledge, but action. 1 at 1 Janie Farmer A face with gladness overspread. 41 lk 41 Bernard Fitzharris Wisdom ot' many and the wit of one. Ill ik if Vera Ford Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. lil if it Margaret Fortner Pretty to talk with, witty to talk with, and pleasant, too, to think on. if Bk lk Freddye Furchgott ller ways are ways ot' pleasantness, And all her paths are peace. Ik if if Beatrice Furchgott. The gloss of fashion and the mold ot form. 1 3 X Kathleen Galloway Of honest worth, truly one on whom we can depend. K if Pi Mary Wells Gandy Gently to hear, kindly to judge. tio forth, thou man of force, and the l'l'he mildest manners and the gentlestl, world is all thine own. l heart. l feoxfrixrisn ON PAGE ai THE FLORENTINE g 9 CLASS HISTORY fContinuedD l FATHER TIME tsmilingl: But the PROPHECY CContinuedD school life. Miss Campbell, French and Spanish teacher, was unable to rejoin the faculty. Miss Cole and Miss Dozier had gone to other fields. Dan Cupid had been doing some accurate shooting in the direction of the fac- ulty, for Miss Early had at last been overcome, and was now Mrs. Early Rhame. Miss Bessinger had been pierced by an arrow from over Harts- ville way and deserted work in the middle of the year. And then came themes, not yearly, quarterly, nor monthly but tye godsll weekly! How I pitied the poor creatures. Evidently the teachers liked their wild imagina- tions. But other matters soon came to the front, and they began to run everybody crazy, including them- selves, trying to sell tickets to help finance the Junior-Senior banquet. Despite the depression, they were so successful that they were able to en- gage the Central Hotel dining room for an elegant banquet. During this time the student body voted to install a Student Cooperative Association, in which the Juniors took an active part. Their president was elected Secretary and Treasurer for the Council, and the class was allowed four represent- atives in the house. They were lusty youngsters, many of the football squad. and practically all the lower state champions in basketball being Juniors. But they had brain as well as brawn, for when the marshals were appointed it was found that the gen- cral average in scholarship was high- er than it had been for many years. A Junior girl won a place in the State English contest. Altogether the class had done well. FATHER TIME: Well spoken. my son. Now look ye o'er the bank and call your living brother. 1933. I1932 signals over the edge of the cloud and returns to Father Time.l 1932: He is coming! IA plane zooms into sight, and from it drops a white object, floating gently down to the cloud. 1933 unstraps himself and rushes forward.l 1933: Hello, Pop! Old Timer! How are you? FATHER TIME twith dignityl: My son, have you no respect for my gray hairs! I wish to know concerning the Senior Class of the Florence High School. 1933: Excuse me, Dad. I may be a little modern but I can't help it. I am alive, and want to make the most of it. I have just come from a modern world. Down there things are im- proving. There is a new president in the U. S. and everything is fine. The Depression is beginning to weaken. Just think of it, I am the year who kicks Prosperity around the corner. class? 1933: Oh, sure-the class. They are great, in more ways than one, too. They are the largest Senior Class that Florence High has ever had. They occupy four home-rooms. They elected FT. I. Martin for president and Mrs. Gee I l 1 J for sponsor. They have carried on the Student Cooperative System and have taken many athletic honors. The football, baseball, track, and basket- hall teams were composed mostly of Seniors. They have bought their class rings. The literary societies are divid- ed under separate leadership, and for the first time they are having society pins. They didn't make much money from the Senior Fair booth, but they made plenty at the Senior play, "Ace High". You should see the two issues of the miniature "Florentine", Why, they have even sent out their invita- tions and are ready to grab their sheepskins. Despite the fear of Amer- ican History and English VIII, they are a merry lot. So my class has come to graduation, and I, 1933, do hereby declare them to be the biggest, smart- est, peppiest class that has ever been graduated. FATHER TIME: My sous, you have done well, and I congratulate you. My eldest sons, go back to your sleep. tlixit 1930, '31, '32J 1933, I charge you to watch over and protect this Class, and see that they prove them- selves all that you have declared them. 1933: Have no fear, Dad. They can take care of themselves, but with my help they will be caught on the uptide of prosperity and thrown upon the gshores of success. l tHe straps on his parachute and is about to take off.l , Good by! Just keep an eye on my jclass and you will see---- l FATHER TIME: Good by-Good lluck-and God bless both you and those Seniors of the Florence High School. K. RILEY Historian '33 , -i.......... FLORENCE HIGH TAKES COUNTY HONORS In the annual county contests held April 28, Florence High School was represented in expression by Sara Reinhardt, who won second place with "The Music Master." Edger Stan- ton's declamation, "Vengeance is Mine," was awarded third place. In 'the spelling preliminaries on May 2, Jane Williamson, representing her school for the second time, won first place, which entitles her to a hand- some gold medal and the right to com- pete against the winners from other counties in the state contest to be held at VVinthrop College in July. pageant of flowers was being present- ed. The charming ladies representing the United States were: Natalie Lucas. Marye Lewis Landrum, Betty Harper, Helen Putnam, Nell Hyman, Mollie Johnson, Alice Worrell, Pansy Touch- berry, Mabel Wilhoit, Mae Ellen Har- per,'and Avis Williams. The judges Lpullmg for the United States were :Norma McLen1ore, Nellie McElveen, Maude McPherson, Helen O'Harra. Mattie Powell, Mary Grace Poynor, and Alvena Proctor. Fearing that the decision might pre- cipitate a riot, we left this gorgeous scene and entered the commercial de- partment where the world's champion typist, James Williams, explained to us the Hunt and Peck System. It is said of Mr. Williams that he has an unusually keen sense of touch. We continued to the sewing room, now the smartest fashion shop on Fifth Avenue, owned jointly by Mar- garet Fortner, Pauline Proctor, Ethel Russell and Mary Wells Gandy. A group of matrons I recognized as the former Misses Louise Evans, Kath- leen Galloway, Beth Erskine, Francis Garrison, Ruth Gilland. Eliza Ervin, Freddie Furchgott. Annie Pearl Grim- sley and Margaret Pattillo. Suddenly, before I could ask about myself, my guide seemed to fade, smil- ing and waving in unison to a whir- ring thud in my head. I awoke. It was still dark, and I found myself ,lying on the cool floor with plaster lbroken ard scattered about me. JACK MITDROVV-'33 4 l ROOM 306 CContinuedJ N Frances Garrison 1 Siucerity is the better part of wisdom. X ik if ' Ruth Gillalld 1'I'he sweetest garland to the sweetest 1 maid! W 'If HY lk 1 James Gray "'While there is life, there's hope," he cried. X 4- 4 xr , Herbert Green lhlusic hath charms to sooth the savage , breast. at it ' I K Annie Pearl Grimsley Her face betokens all things fair and good. lk lt! Ik ' Kirby Jordan In the lexicon of youth, There's no such word as failure. 8 if if James McLeod I-Ie knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing. ak if 1 Elliott Rickenbacker Nature puts forth her gentlemen. And monarchs must give place. ll! THE FLORENTINE HONIE RGOM 3044 Ruth Alexander ' Henrietta Barnwell v Helen Godfrey TUOU aff the Vainblow Reserve is w0man'S genuine praise- jGood sense which only is the gift of To the storms of life. l . l heaven, It ll 1 lg g gt Nettie Allen , Mmam Ba" ' william Hickey Consistency, thou art a jewel. Not lf' rewards' bln mfhe Strength to He would not flatter Neptune for his ll ll - strive, the blessing lies. 3 lrldenl, james Allen ' ' ' lNor Jove for his power to thunder. lle draweth out the thread of his ver-L Thomas Ban-inger i ' ' ' bosity finer than the staple of hisi , - , - ' James Holladay Elizabeth Anderson .ltare compound of oddity, frolic and' argument. fun' ' lWho mixed reason with pleasure, and ' ' ' i Who relished a joke and rejoiced in ai Wlsdom Wlthl nliftlk pun. A perfect woman, nobly planned, -t 1 1 l Raymond HUWMUSUH 'l'o warn, to comfort, and command. , , tTake time enough: all other graces 1 1 w Ernest Bowle 5Will soon fill up their proper places. J, B. AAnderS0n ll-'rom toil he wins his spiril's lightz? 1 1 + 'lhe glory' of a firni, caflucious niind.iFmm busy day the peaceful night' James Earl -I0hnS0l' - 1 4 e + ff My heart is ever at your service. Robert Lee Bailey Earl Bmllllam in 1 in Anli wllat he greatly thought, he nobly l l lmvc. n llpnrl with mon, fm. every I Margaret McBralney, Ulfef- X ll l ' joy' 'I stand serenely calm and still, , . ' ff 1 ' Resolved and self-possessed. barn Bailey . nl, ,, ,, ,L Ulessed with ihe sweet simplicity nrt W' "am Bfyfe Leon Mccmy thought, SOI falcon glance and lion bearing, he l ll .x tl ,hi h So rarely found and never to be taught. walks in majesty, A iiileiifgllflenlanncrs V' C prove so ' 'K x in xr x i L ' Ida Barnes 1 1 i Still constant is a wondrous excel-A Audra Bumbarger 3 Joe Taylor lence. 'The rt-clitnde and patience of the cliff. J If the heart Of a man 15 depressed with 1 n 4 l ll l E cares, Grace Bamlllll l lThe mist is dispelled when a woman Strength to meet sorrow, and faith to : Alma Lee Dnwn appears' endure. lflase with dignity. Y QCONTINUED ON PAGE 113 THE FLORENTINE CLASS WILL fContinuedl tltemb XXIII-The "darlingness" of Jean Campbell we leave to Louise Gil- land. May she be the school pet in future! tlteml XXIV-The algebraic prow- ess of Mary L. Rutledge, C. P. Johnson, David Reese, Graddick Stokes, George Walker and Randolph Thompson we leave to the rising mathematicians of Florence High. May they be a god- send to Miss Gregory. tlteml XXV--The interest in Miss Brunson's French classes manifested by Pansy Touchberry, Jack Smith, Virginia Phillips, Janis Stewart, James Carter, and James Gray, we leave to anyone who wishes it, with the hope that he learn the meaning of "Je vous Aime!" tlteml XXVI-Ben Easterling leaves his golden voice to Bing Crosby, Cab Calloway and Rudy Vallee, to be equally divided. tlteml XXVII-The undaunted pol- itical courage, respectful attitude, and admirable intellect of James Holman we leave to the President of the Stu- dent Body for 1933-34. tlteml XXVIII-Fred Ward, Percy Tucker, Maude McPherson. Mary Mc-- Griff, Mary Grace Poynor, and Al- vena Proctor leave their love for Miss Tedder's poetry to the inmates of the Columbia Insane Asylum along with best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. tlteml XXIX-T. I. Martin's execu- tive ability we leave to next year's senior class president-may he serve as well as our "Deafy." tlteml XXX-Henrietta Barnwell leaves her lovely Charlestonian accent to Leon Mims. tlteml XXXI-Mary Elizabeth Hick- ey, Nell Hyman, Mollie Johnson, Marye Landrum, Natalie Lucas, Margaret Mc- Bratney, Nellie McElveen, Margaret Pattillo, Mattie Powell and Helen Put- nam leave their ability to make young males "sit up and take notice" to Aunt Sallie-not that Aunt Sallie needs itl tlteml XXXII--Margaret Rollins, Mary Seagle, Mabel Wilhoit, Avis Wil- liams, Frances Worrell, and Ruth Al- exander leave their love for Kirby Jordan to the Freshman class. "A'int love grand-and Kirby?" tlteml XXXIII-The affection of Nettie Allen, Sara Bailey, Ila Barnes, Grace Barnhill and Miriam Barr for their classmates we leave to the en- tire student body. flteml XXXIV--The wavy hair and very long vocabulary of Clyde Hasel- den we leave to Cecil Jeffords with our compliments. tltemi XXXV--The golden voice and athletic prowess of Burrel Snider we leave to Mitchel Saleeby. tlteml XXXVI-Audra Bumbarger, Mary Coleman, Annie Corley, Alma Lee Dixon, Evelyn Epps, and Eliza Ervin leave their affection for Ameri- can history and government to Travis Goodman and anyone else who may dislike history. tlteml XXXVII-Tobias Matthews leaves his love for the soil to Si Per- kins at Elim Creek Junction. tltemi XXXVIII--The aptitude for humming popular songs, conspicuous in "Sonny" Stricklin, Beatrice Furch- gott. and Fredye Furchgott, we leave to the cheer leaders of next year. flteml XXXIX-The consistent sil- ence of Kathleen Galloway, Frances Garrison, Helen Godfrey, Annie Pearl Grimsley, and J. B. Anderson we leave to Ford Mclver-with the re- quest that it be broken only when necessary. tltemi XI.-Billy Ayers, Robert Bailey, Earl Bradham, John Clarke, Leo English, and George Grimsley have worked together and bought a rattle, an all day sucker, and a button cn a string which they leave to Mr. Carr-hoping he will play with these gifts during second period study hall. flteml XLI-Raymond Hutchinson, Weber Jenkins, James Johnson, and Alexander Kendall leave their pro- found knowledge of Latin to Aunt Sa1ly's Cicero classes. tlteml XLII-James McLeod, Ster- ling Medlin, Scott Monroe, Joe Taylor. and Morris Webb leave their chapel seats to Betsy Sparrow on condition that she sell them to next year's fresh- men and turn the proceeds from said sale over to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. tltemi XLIII-The memory of our class we leave to the student body, "Who Wants to Be a Camel?" The Circle Fountain Opposite Circle School 11 earnestly hoping that they will trea- sure it in their hearts forever. In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands. Signed, The Senior Class, John Hussey-Lawyer Witnesses: George Brooks Huey Long Bernard Shaw Signed, sealed, published, and de- clared by the Senior Class of 1933, with the request that the F. H. S. fac- ulty execute the provisions of above document. ROOM 304 tContinuedJ Charles H. Thomas Thrice is he armed that hath his quar- rel just. lk lk if Morris Webb Few thinus are impossible to diligence and skill. Ill lk lk Walter Belle Powell A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. I - BRYCE PLUMBING AND HEATING CO. ALL KINDS OF JOB WORK DONE Florence Trust Building Fifth Floor e , 1 f Q A. C. HASELDEN MADE TO MEASURE SUITS Phone 235 The Well Dressed Know the Best 107-A S. Dargan Street Over Levenson's ' 4 I C i Cv I 95+ ooze 6' IT HAD TO BE GOOD TO GET WHERE IT IS FLORENCE COCA' COLA BOTTLING COMPANY J- R. SCHIPMAN, Manager w. DARLINGTON STREET I 12 THE FLORENTINE WHO'S WHO IN THE SENIOR CLASS Most Romantic Girl . . Ethel Russell Most Romantic Boy . "Bud" Williams Prettiest Girl .... Mary Corbin liardsomest Boy . . . John Hussey Rest All-Around Girl . Kathleen Riley Rest All-Around Boy . . Sidney Smith Most Studious Girl . Jane Williamson Most Studious Boy . . . Simon Ward Biggest Flirt ..... Betty Cooke Biggest Sheik ..... Fred Willis Most Ladylike . . . Ruth Alexander Most Gentlemanly . . . Claude Smith Most Athletic Girl . . . Nell Jackson Most Athletic Boy . . . Kirby Jordan Most Popular Girl . Margaret Fortner Most Popular Boy . . . T. I. Martin Wittiest Girl . . . Margaret Rollins Wittiest Boy . . . Bernard Fitzharris Most Conceited Girl . Pauline Proctor Most Conceited Boy . . James Dabney STUDENT BODY HEARS INSPIRING SPEAKERS On Friday, April 21, at the regular assembly period, Dr. Frazer, President of Queens-Cbieora College, outlined to the students of the high school the course of action for "The Man Who Would Be King." He recalled God's promise, "There shall not fail thee a man on the throne of Israel," and the, universal demands of Kingship, "Be thou strong, and show thyself a man." Having defined his ideal as one who obeys the law, he warned his audience that side-stepping the law invariably makes one less able to obey. Life is a game, he declared. and one must obey the rules. Dr. Frazer concluded his address with the startling declara- tion that not favoritism but prepara- tion gives one a chance. "There is a prepared place for every prepared person." ' - , at is 1: 1 On April 21, Dr. McSween. President j of Presbyterian College at Clinton,' gave a most inspiring lecture. choos- ing for his topic "How to be Success- ful." He was emphatic in his state- ment that everybody can be successful if he is willing to pay the price, the highway being so well-marked, that you cannot miss it. Ambition, clearly defined, is to be our chart, and we dare not "fold over the map" and thus obscure the objective. Dr. McSween urged upon his audience the strin- gency of the times as a challenge, de- claring that self-discipline is to be the best teacher of all. In his words, "Make yourself do the things you don't want to do, and know you ought to do." Only the self-disciplined person can become a leader. "He who would lead must first him- self be led, Who would be loved be capable of love beyond the utmost he re- ceivesg Who wield the rod of power must first have bowed his head. And being honored, honor what is above, This know the men who leave the world their names." The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping stone in the path- way of the strong.-Carlyle. VVhat men want is not talent, it is purpose: not the power to achieve, but the will to labor.-Bulwer Lytton. A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man, kites rise against and not with the wind. One can easily stop when he as- cends, but not when he descends- Napoleon I. f RILEY DRUG CO. Prescription Druggists Florence, S. C. 38-PHONES-39 GYM CLASSES STAGE FINE EXHIBIT 'R This year's gymnasium exhibition delighted the audiences with ,more than the usual number of skillful per- formances. The girls' exhibition, on April 21, included the Grand March, Dumbbells, Tumbling, Trapeze Rings, indian Clubs, Dances, Horizontal and Parallel Bars, and Pyramids. The boys, on April 28, showed excellent form and skill on the apparatus. At the conclusion of these interesting drills, medals were presented to Mar- garet Poynor and James Williams for showing the most enthusiasm, agility and ability during this year's work. Flora Smith won second place for the girls, Mary McLeod, Annie Schuyler, Mamie Coleman, Frances Gibbes, John Danner, and Bill Bryce received hon- orable menlion. Both programs re- flected credit on Coaches Rhame and Sasser. Let your speech be better than silence, or be silent. ' Lois HAWLEY I FRED SCHIPMAN "RED" DAVIS HAWLEY'S RADIO SHOP We Repair All Makes of Radios AUTHORIZED CROSLEY DEALER Phone 9156 I 5 I Y lt RUSSELL'S Inc. sc!'5'lXs-41-Vfeffax N'J':x ry: ry: J EWELERS rbfrffax AGENTS FOR L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY w,,,gV-,Q XJQJQ Class Rings, Pins, Invitations and Fraternity Jewelry '54 E '54 3 131 West Evans Street Florence, South Carolina Phone 1275 'I' H E F I. O lt E N 'I' I N E 13 JUNIORS PRESENT COMEDY On April 12. before a large and ap- preciative audience, the Junior Class presented a delightful comedy. entitled "Here Comes Patricia." They had piomised the public a show full of hearty laughs and "hit parts," and the response from the audience indicated that no one was disappointed. Sarah Lynch, in the role of "Patri- cia," the feminine lead, displayed real talent in portraying a beautiful and daring young girl-quite at home in her over-alls, running a filling station, and equally so as the sophisticated daughter of the governor. Jane Chand- ler and Peggy Aiken-as Angelira and Minnie Knoop, respectively-kept the audience convulsed at their continual bickering over .Bud Flannigan tCecil Jeffordsl. Although Bud found it dif- ficult to propose to Angelina, because of Minnie's continual interference, he firally succeeded, much to everyone's delight. Every remark of Tom Wil- liamson's was greeted with shouts of laughter. As the small town loafer, Tim Hopper, he was incomparable. livervone agreed that Edwin Zeigler handled with marked success the rather difficult role of Elbert Hast- ings. Others in the east were .Iimmy Clark, a handsome young man in love with Patricia tBilly Bergcrlg Elsie Crowder, a sweet and pretty young girl tMary B. Heapeiz Mrs. Smith- Porter, of the town aristocracy tDor- othy Allcnl: and Mrs. Carroll, a mothcrly widow tAllie Stricklinb. --A SUIT- Made to Your Measure -and Guaranteed to Fit AS Low AS 319.50 Each D2lj't WHS WON im.0l'l3l'Cf9d, 121111 I to like the role of librarian's assistant the Juniors feel that in presert1ngl-NQll Jw-kson 119313 and Louisi- their first public high school perform- ance, they have scored a real sue-, cess. ,Miss Brooks, as faculty advisor and director, is to be commended for i l her part in an evening of stellar en-I tertainment. A CAMPUS CLIPPINGS Margaret Rollirs begs'Miss Levin to have a radio installed in the sewing room . . . Burrel Snyder, winner in the district and inter-society declam- ation contests last year, wins the right to represent Florence High in Columbia . . . Margaret McBratney has not missed a single baseball game this year . . . Remember the exciting game last spring when John Hussey trounc- ed Hugh Putnam for the High School championship in tennis? .... I immie Holman and Simon Ward taught a French class the other day . . . Who said anything about the depression? Didn't we have a new bicycle shed built a couple months ago? . . . Jane Williamson and Elizabeth Anderson reminiscing the last school week in Columbia when they competed in the state Latin and English contests . . . Norman Woodson, state winner in trumpet for 1932, rounds out his last year in high school with plans com- pleted for his entrance to Furman University. There is a diminutive brunette in the offirg . . . What young girl does George Walker call his queen of hearts? . . . From the government grades this year it seems unlikely that the class of '33 will produce a single politician who will know anything about government . . . Notice how the winners of the girls' gym medal seem HOFFMEYER BROS. Can fill your needs for SCHOOL AND OFFICE Evans ll932l! .... I ack Smith was the highest stepper in the state track meet last year . . . Sidney Smith, they say, is being nursued by two blondes . . . Jane Williamson. winner of the spell- ing medal in 1932, again represents the High School in the county Snelling contest . . . Charles McLendon is coaching at the fourth period. AYELLOW JACKET NINE TROUNCES RIVALS Coach Rhame's call for baseball candidates was answered by many players who saw action last year on the first string, and many others en- tirely new in high school baseball. Kirby Jordan, LeGrande t"Red"I Schuyler, Asa Sturkie and Raymond Hyer were the only letter men to re- port this year. The American Legion Juniors of 1932 furnished E. D. Lane. Charles Gilbert, John Bailey, Paul Brendel and Joe Commander. Others who look good on the diamond are Clarence Farmer, Billy Moore, .Iolm- nie Holland, William Hickey, Ernest Bowie, Fred Paul Gramling, William Blackwell, Ben Rollins, Charles Me- Lendon. Henry Potter. and Hugo Cox. The first game-with Darlington, on Hicks' Field-was to the sweet tune ot' 9-4 in favor of Florence. From then on, the season was in full swing. the Jackets emerging winners from five consecutive contests. .These vic- tories included the ancient rivals from Lake City and Sumter. The batting average has been stead- ily rising, with three nome runs in five games, two by .lordan and one by Sturkie. The only road to advancement is to do your work so well that you are al- ways ahead of your position. Our employers do not decide whether we shall stay where we are or go on and up, we decide that matter ourselves. Success or failure are not chosen for us: we choose them for ourselves.- Hamilton Wright Mabie. ' SUPPLIES home in ?'Olll'.lDll1tlS. Illolft - reci c o er peop e s ODll1lOllS.-- 'mer- I K i fs Established 1899 'LANLAX THE FLORENCE STEAM LAUNDRY JQQQ 76-PHONES-77 YJQYJQ sc5-4'-Escfif-X JQYMQM' LAUND13RERS-CLEANERS-HATTERS midi' North Barringer Street s il 14 THE FLORENTINE MARY CORBIN CROWNED QUEEN OF THE MAY The crowning of the May Queen on Friday, May 5, was one of the most beautiful pageants ever presented in Florence. The festivities began with a selection by the high school band. Following came the Dance of the Wooden Soldiers, presented by mem- bers of the girls' gym class dressed in red, white, and blue uniforms. Immediately after this dance the approach of the queen and her attend- ants was heralded by Betty McCall and Elizabeth Rogers, who wore dainty purple and gold costumes. The :attendants were Ethel Russell. Sarah Lynch, Pauline Proctor, Dorothy Mc- Leod, Kitty Smith, and Betsy Spar- row, whose dresses were of sheer, frilly organdy in pastel tints. Her majesty, Mary Corbin, dressed in a white satin with a lace ruff and long, flowing train, attended by her bearers. adorable little Flora McLeod and Sarah Houck in fluffy white organdy. The queen proceeded around the walk to her regal white throne, erected on the steps amid a background of gar- lands of pink roses. T. I. Martin, in court costume, graciously placed the crown of pearls on the queen's head, just after which an invisible choir, composed of Peggy Aiken, Margaret Fortner, and Margaret R. Smith, sang "I Love You Truly". Charles McLen- don presented the queen with an arm- ful of roses. The Balloon Dance, the Garland Dance, the Hoop Dance, and several Frolics were then presented for the queen's pleasure. A beautiful May-pole dance served as a fitting climax for the ceremonies. After these festivities the queen and her court graciously made their de- parture. I I I E FLORENCE ENTERTAINS SCOUT JAMBOREE The annual "Jamboree" for the Boy Scouts of the Pee Dee area was held Friday, May 5, with the Florence Scouts as hosts. At 10:45 all the troops lined up according to their numerical order and paraded through the busi- ness streets of the city. It was a gala affair with colors flying, and the pa- rade, which was over two blocks long, proved that the men of Florence and surrounding cities were truly trying to give of their best to the youth of the section. After the parade had re- turned to Hicks' Field, dinner was served by the Florence Council, as- sisted by Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Smithg Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hardee: Chief Mc- Iver and Mrs. Frank Brand. At 2 o'clock the competitive events began, but soon gave way to "Jupiter Pluvius" who came down in full force and sent the 600 scouts scurrying to the gym, where the contests began. After the knot-tying and first aid events had been completed, "Old Sol" came out in all his glory and laughed "Jupiter Pluvius" to scorn. With hopes high the troops prepared for the re- maining events but again the rain poured, so the Jamboree had to be postponed. Active in Scout life are the follow- ing Seniors of Florence High School: Claude Smith C63-Senior Patrol Leader, Harvard Dudley t7l-Junior Assistant Scoutmasterg John Hussey C875 Edgar Stanton C81-Senior Patrol Leader, Joe Taylor C81-Assistant Scoutmasterg T. E. Mathews 195- Senior Patrol Leader. ' r 5 McCown-Smith Corp. "Shopping Center of the Pee Dee" J UNIORS FETE SENIORS In a setting of unusual beauty, the Junior-Senior banquet of this year proved to be one of the loveliest ever presented for the graduating class. The dining room of the Central Hotel was transformed for the occasion into a rose garden with a pink and white color scheme predominating. Dainty, old-fashioned nosegays and houta- nieres graced each cover, while in the center of every table was a mound of pink roses. The program for the evening was as follows: "Just an Old-Fashioned Garden"- Ben Easterling. Welcome-Harlee Powell. .i'The Minuet'-Miss Barfield's Pu- pi s. To the Seniors-David McLeod. Response-T. I. Martin. "Daisy Petals"-Sarah Reinhardt. "My VVild Irish Bose"-Girls' Quar- tette. To the Faculty-Sarah Lynch. Response-Mr. Briggs. . "Smiling Through"--Ben Easterling, Betsy Sparrow. . "Moonlight and Roses"-Girls' Quar- tette. The menu consisted of fruit cock- tail, chicken salad, celery, olives, sand- wiches, iced tea, Neapolitan cream, and cake. i ' Immediately following the banquet the floor was cleared for the .dance which brought the Junior-Senior to a successful close. There is but one good fortune to the honest man. This is opportunity, and sooner or later, opportunity Will 001129 to him who can make use of lt.-David Starr Jordan. I ' Q B , . 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April 26-28: English, Virginia McKeithen and Jane Williamsong Latin, Virginia McKei- theng biology, Julia Baker, algebra, .lulia Baker and Sara Rogersg history, Edgar Stanton and James Dabneyg and declamation, Burrel Snider. The win- ners were Jane Williamson, third in Ijnglishg Julia Baker, third in biology: and Burrel Snider, third in declama- tion. The Yellow Jacket cinder men. in their second appearance on Melton Field in Columbia, proved a real treat in the annual high school meet, held April 27 and 28. In the finals, Jack Smith tied for first place in the high jumpg and Harlee Powell came second in the 100 yard dash, and fourth in the 220 yard dash. The following qual- ified for the finals: Red Schuyler, 440 yard dashg Jack Smith. high jumpg and Harlee Powell, the 100 and 220 yard dashes. Others making the trip were Joe Commander, Alexander Kendall. David McLeod, and S. K. Young, man- ager. FLORENCE HI GOES ON THE AIR On Wednesday, April 19, at 1:30 P. M., Colonel Moore, and the girls' quar- tet of the Florence High School Glee club, under the direction of Miss Mil- dred Smith, broadcast from Station W. B. T., in Charlotte, N. C. Representing the Committee on Education of the South Carolina Council, Colonel Moore discussed in his concise, forceful man- ner, the program for education in a , A CAMP NIXON A SEA SHORE CAMP Boys 10-'12 .... June 8-22 Boys 13 8 up . June 29-July 13 Girls 10-12 .... July 18-28 A. C. L.-Y. M. C. A. , 4 period of depression, the keynote be- ing "education in the broader sense ol leading to wiser action." The quar- tet, composed of Margaret C. Smith, Peggy Aiken, Ethel Russell, and Mar- garet Fortner. sang "Borcarolle," from TALES OF HOFFMANg Brahm's "Lul- laby"g and "Sundown", from LON- DONDERRY AIR, arranged by Wilson. The entire program was graciously received, and the delegation cordially invited to return. COLUMBIA JINX IS BROKEN The grip of the Columbia jinx seems to have been suddenly broken, and Florence can stretch her ancient rival on the mat. instead of always takingi the count herself. After two heart-refreshing victories over the Capitals during basketball season, the Jacket base-ball team, on Thursday, May 4, staged the only real walk-away over a Columbia Hi team at any time during current history in competition between the two schools. Gaining in the first two innings a lead that was never to be threatened, the Florence nine scored almost at will over the Capitals who failed dur- ing nine innings to hit their proper stride. The Jacket battery, Hyer-Hol- land, was never in any trouble. Hyer struck out thirteen men and allowed but three hits during the entire game. Those doing conspicuously good work for the locals were Blackwell on first, and Sturkie at short stop, whose double brought in three men. In Dick Taliaferro, the Capital third f fs Don't kid yourself that you will be the one in twenty to succeed. Be sure by insuring your future through The Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance Co. Edwin F. Brooks General Agent S I 15 baseman, a real sportsman was pre- sented. At all times he discouraged the sort of razzing that was likely to provoke dissention. The spectators in the bleachers near third base soon rec- ognized him as the sport he is, and soon showered him with good-natured and often times admiring remarks. SOCIETIES COMPETE FOR TROPHY Literary society competition this year promises to be the keenest in the history of the Florence High School. On Tuesday evening, in oration, Clyde Haselden tCriterionl, speaking on "Wake Up, America," will compete against Jack Muldrow tlftopianl, whose oration is "One out of One Hundred Twenty Million." Sarah Reinhardt tUtopianJ will give "The Music Master" in competition against Allie Stricklin tCriterionJ whose se- lection is "We NVillie Winkief' Rep- resenting Criterions, Simon Ward will give in declamation "I Ani Innocent of This Blood." John Hussey tllto- pianl will speak on "America's Un- Crowned Queen." The topic for debate on Wednesday evening is Resolved: That the United States Should Recognize Soviet Russia. The affirmative will be upheld by the Criterion team, composed of Edgar Stanton, President, and Clyde Hasel- den. The Utopians, defending the neg- ative, are Jack Muldrow and John Hussey, President. All decisions will be announced at this time and the medals and cup pre- sented. Attractive musical numbers have been arranged for each evening, and a large audience is invited to hear programs that will be well worth- while. , -Q Frank H. Barnwell Co. Phone No. 5 We Insure Everything but Tomorrow V I f 'r BOOKS-MUSIC-SCHOOL AND WEDDING INVITATIONS-AND CALLING CARDS --WE PLEASE YOUL- THE NEWSY HUT The Book and Music Store of Florence S I if 16k THE FLORENTINEi 'QJOKESW1 Reporter: What is Prof. Holman's lfresearch work? Brother James: It consists princi- pally of hunting for his spectacles. lk Ik il Bee Furchgott: No, I simply couldn't wear this coat: it is too tight. V Clerk: Pardon me, madam, but I've shown you all of our stock now. That's your own coat you have on. it lk if "Tommie," said the teacher, "what is one-fifth of three-seventeenths?" "I don't know exactly," replied Tommie, "but it isn't enough to worry about." - lk Ill It Mrs. Gee: What happened in 1732? F. Willis, promptly: George Wash- ington was born. Mrs. Gee: Correct: what happened in 1736? Fred, after a long pause: George Washington was four years old. Pk ll' Ill Lf Shopwalker-That lady who has just left says you showed her no cour- tesy or politeness whatever. Assistant-Then they're about the only things in the shop I didn't show ter. lb III if Teacher: Jack, give me a sentence with the word flippancy. Muldrow: Let's flippancy whether 1 pass or flunk. if if if "Drink," said the Irish preacher, "is the greatest curse in the country. It makes yer quarrel with yer neighbor. It makes yer shoot at yer landlord, and it makes yer miss him." lk lk lk Political Speaker: "Pm pleased to sec such a dense crowd here tonight." Voice: "Don't be too pleased. We ain't all dense." if Hi il Mrs. Bodger was pleased with the half-crown she had earned by posing for an artist, but for her employer she had nothing but contempt. "Artistsl" she grumblecl. "Humphl Asked me to sit for 'im, 'e did, and, when I went to 'is stoodio, blest if 'e didn't keep me standing for a 'ole , A TRAGI-COMEDY IN TWO ACTS l ACT I S Pancake sleeves-jabots--Empire sashes-flared skirts-rows and rows of shirring-frill galorel Jane Wil- liamson whacking a hole in her Class Day dress, and desperately endeavor- iing to conceal it with a bow--Virginia l l McKeithen and Elizabeth Anderson trying to outbrag each other on their handiwork-Bee Furchgott wondering why the machine sews backward- Betty Harper sadly remarking that she "cut her dress exactly by the pat- tern but didn't a single notch hit." Others saying that sewing had taught them to buy their clothes already made-"Are you sure that Pm the only girl in the class who is making her dress by this pattern?" Interspersed with the frantic and continuous calls for help, the regular routine for many is to baste, stitch, and rip: and some say that their :dresses have been ripped so often that ithey are beginning to resemble mos- ,quito netting. i Cutting out iu despair, the seams- Ltresses become Pollyannas when the material begins to take shape. But ialas, who would have thought that .the ldresses were going to fit like sizes Qforty-eight! Miss Levin to the rescue, 'with a dart here and a tuck there. , tCurtainJ 1 ACT II Scene I-Class Day "What a darling dress! Did you make it?" "Oh, yes, I made every stitch of it," comes the proud reply. Scene Il-Graduation Das' "Such a be-yeu-ti-ful organdie dress! Surely you didn't make it?" At this point the "sweet girl graduate" adds two inches to her stature. And Miss Levin, who has supervised our dresses and made them worthy of Chanel, calmly smiles. A Matter of Choice Old Lady ton platforinbz "Which platform for the Chicago train?" Porter: "Turn to the left and you'll be right." -Lady: "Don't he impertiuent, my man." Porter: "All right, then, turn to BAND ROUNDS OUT YEAR'S WORK Under the direction of Mr. Fickling, the High School band has prepared many delightful selections for Com- mencement, as a climax to the enjoy- able numbers layed during regular assembly periodis throughout the year. The personnel of the organization is as follows: Clarinets-George Bonnette, Bill Young, Helen O'Harra, Arthur Ba- roody, George Baker, Bob Cary, Rob- ert Quick, Eber Ward. Bass Clarinet-Leon Spiller. Flute-Simon Ward. . Saxophones-Henry Baldwin, Ed- win Zeigler, Mandeville Rogers.. Cornets-Robert ' Nettles, Vincent Boswell, Sterling Medlin, James Mc- Crary. , Basses-Raymond Hutchinson, Frank Davis. . U Altos-Bill Revell, Bill Pettigrew, Jack Adams. Trombone-C. E. Long, Manley Hines. Drums-Joe Privette, Herbert Dud- ley. W 5 CONGRATULATIONS! YQ 101 STEIN'S 312.50 CLOTHES s t , Q Florence Fashion Center HVVHERE QUALITY IS HIGHER Tl-IAN PRICE" J 105 South Dargan Street 110-112 West Evans Street Florence, S. C. hour." I your right and you'll he left!" , 5 , ' 'N D A R B Y ' S s.:",3s.-.-.5453-DQ277"-'N "OUR FOUNTAIN SERVICE THE BEST IN TOWN OR ANYWHERE AROUND" I dy'f'rs.-.94-iXX27'?r 505 W. Palmetto Street Phone 277 BEST WISHES, GRADUATES! Q 4 ON YOUR MARK, ' Give THE GRASS SENIORS O F in : A CHANCE STUDENTS PRESENT INSPIRING PROGRAM At the assembly period on February 10, as a fitting conclusion for the first semester's work, and as a reception totthe freshmen advanced from Junior High, students and faculty members gave a splendid interpretation of the spirit of the student body. J. L. Dab- ney, president of the Students' Coop- erative Association, announced the speakers as follows: "Scholarship and Conduct", Virginia McKeithen, "Loy- alty", Elizabeth Andersong "Courtesy", Edgar Stanton, "Enthusiasm", Allie Strlcklin. Following these fine talks, Mr. Rhame, in his usual charming manner, spoke of the benefits to be derived from athletic sports, especially a sense of fair play, selfcontrol and helpful- ness. Mr. Moore concluded the dis- cussion with a reminder to upper classmen, and freshmen alike, that fine living is "treating the other fel- low as you would like him to treat you." The orchestra contributed sev- eral enjoyable numbers. This year the chapel program- planned by the home rooms instead of the English Department, as formerly- have proved varied, interesting, and entertainingg The different national festivals and holidays-Hallowe'en, Christmas and Thanksgiving, as well as Dolitics, athletics, manners, debates and. plays-have found a place in these periods set aside for chapel. In addi- tion we have had two speakers: Edison Marshall, a famous American hunter and writer: and Reverend W. S. Poy- nor, the beloved rector ofthe Episco- pal church. SENIOR CLASS PLAY GETS UNDERWAY The cast of the Senior Class play has settled down to work on a three- act comedy entitled "Ace High", under the efficient direction of Mrs. Lee Rhame. The play is interesting and entertaining from beginning to end. The movement is fast and the turn of events most unusual. The cast in- cludes the following in the order of their appearance: Parker Jones-The retired fertilizer king ..... Thomas Barringer Catherine-His wife . . . . . . Elizabeth Anderson Gladys-Their eldest daughter . . . . . . . Margaret Fortner Kit-Their youngest daughter . . . . . . . . Kathleen Riley Morey-Their son . . . Jimmy Allen Mrs. Maxfield-A guest in the Jones home .... Virginia McKeithen Blair Challman-The garageman . . . . . . . Charles Thomas Fulton-The butler . . Jack Muldrow Dora Cowan-The gardener's daugh- ter ...... Martha Dantzler BANTAMS OUTSHOOT JACKETS Led by Cartwright and McNeil, two sharp-shooting forwards, the Charles- ton Hi School quintet defeated Flor- ence Hi Wednesday night, 51 to 33. The Jacket team managed the' ball well and their plays clicked regularly, but inability to cash in on the shots in the strategic moments proved costly. Charleston, on the other hand, presented the most accurate shooting team ever seen on the local court. During the entire game they missed only seven shots, while the Florence boys were missing fifty-three tries at the basket. The work of Sid Smith, "Red" Schuyler, and especially Bill Bryce was outstanding for Florence. Cart- wright's uncanny accuracy in shoot- ing kept the Bantams in the lead, while McNeil played a jam-up game for Charleston, as did Jones, until he was put out on fouls. LITERARY SOCIETIES PRESENT ATTRACTIVE PROGRAMS At the reorganization meeting of the Criterion Literary Society, officers were elected and plans begun for the framing and adoption of a constitution, and the selection of a pin to become the standard emblem of the society. During the semester, some splendid educational and entertaining programs have been given, especially the Scott Centennial celebration. The query for debate was "Resolved: That the policy of concluding reciprocal com- mercial treaties is a wise one," the affirmative being upheld by Edgar, Stanton and Elizabeth Anderson, and the negative by Simon Ward and Clyde Haselden. The regative team won the decision and Edgar Stanton was de- clared the best debater. The Criterion Society extends to all Juniors and Seniors a cordial invita- tion to join during the second semes- ter. The Utopian Literary Society at the beginning of the first semester, elected the following officers: president, Bur- rell Snyderg vice-president, James Dabney, secretary, Janie Farmer, treasurer, Beatrice Furchgott. At the regular meetings, held every two weeks during the semester, the following subjects have been dis- cussed: "Public Speaking and Parlia- mentary Procedure", "Education", a debate-"Resolved: That the policy of concluding reciprocal treaties with other nations is a wise one", and "Sir Walter Scott". These programs re- vealed careful preparation and proved both enjoyable and helpful to the members of the society. ln addition to literary programs, the regular routine business of the society has been transacted. A very neat, inexpensive pin has been selected. CHIEF RED WING CAPTIVATES AUDIENCE One of the most entertaining and instructive programs of the year was presented in chapel recently by the last of the royal sons of the Chippewa tribe, Chief Red Wing, who is touring the country in the interest of his race. The Chief related many anecdotes and customs of the diminishing tribes, among them being a vivid account of an Indian boy's trials before he may become a warrior. Chief Bed Wing stated that an amus- ing idiosyncracy of the red man's tribe is the fact that it is free of pro- fane oaths, which makes it, indeed, a remarkable one! The program was brought to an excellent climax by a Sioux war dance performed in elaborate costume, and with the agility characteristic of such an Indian performance. The dance was accompanied by blood-curdling whoops, which the boys are trying to perfect in imitation-much to the annoyance of the public in general! When interviewed, Chief Red Wing told of his experiences as an aviator in the 125th Infantry Air Squadron, during the World War. He explained that the welfare of his people IS a matter of gravest importance to him and that the proceeds of his programs would be given to their assistance. JUNIORS- TO PRESENT COMEDY "Here Comes Patricia" is the title of a three-act comedy which will be presented by the Junior Class in April. It is an uproarious and charming play filled with baffling situations and un- expected climaxes. The characters range all the way from Patricia Tray- son, a beautiful girl of nineteen, to homely Minnie Knoop whose life am- bition is to have a beau, and from Elbert Hastings, a proper and per- plexed young Englishman, to Tim Hopper, a lazy, slow-moving town character of forty-five. The complete cast is as follows: Mrs. Carroll-A pleasant, motherly old widow . . . Allie Stricklin Elsie Crowder-A pretty young neigh- bor ..... , Mary B. Heape Mrs. Smith-Porter . . . . . The town aristocracy Angelina Knoop-Another young neigh- bor-not so pretty . Jane Chandler Minnie Knoop-Angelina's cousin . . . . . . . . .PeggyAiken .Iimmy Clarke-A new-comer in Fern Lawn ....... Bill Berger Elbert Hastings-A much abused mem- ber of the governor's staff . . . . . . . . Edwin Zeigler Adam VVade-Jimmy's peppery boss . . . . . . . . .James Parker Tim Hopper-The town bad example . . . . . . . Tom Williamson Bad Flannigan-A young man-evi- dently Irish .... Cecil .Ieffords 'Clihc '53-lorentine THE STAFF Editor-in-Chief . Virginia McKeithen Associate Editor . Margaret Pattillo Business Manager . . Sidney Smith Advertising Manager . . . . . . Charles McLendon Girls' Athletics . . Kathleen Riley Boys' Athletics . . . T. I. Martin Photographic Editor . . . . . . Elizabeth Anderson .lunior Editor . . . Betsy Sparrow Sophomore Editor . . .lane Salters Freshman Editor . St. George NVillcox Typist .... Frances Garrison Assistant Typists . . i:3,gIfg0Bgilfg?y Economic conditions have made it necessary for the class of 1933 to dispense with the traditional "Flor- entine", and to publish instead a news- paper which would serve as a mem- ento of our high school days. We wish to thank the firms that have so loyally supported us, for they have been friends in need, and indeed. We 1'ecommend their advertisements to all, and our paper to as many as may be charitably inclined toward a di- minutive "Florentine". Ill if if SCHOOL MANNERS Our mothers have taught us that a primary rule of etiquette is to ap- pear interested when others talk to us. but very often in chapel our actions would lead a visitor to believe that we have never heard such a rule. Probably the fact that the clock in the auditorium is behind us proves a disturbing element. In turning around tf- see if we are going to miss that dreaded next period, we distract others who may be interested in what the speaker is saying. Thus we re- mind others, only passively interested, that the clock is back there, and they immediately turn to see what the pros- pects are of their missing lessons. Our constant squirming annoys those about us-to say nothing of confusing the sneaker, for no one likes to be ignored. Why can we not be as considerate of others as we wish them to be of us? Again we are often inconsiderate in the school library, which is offered only to those who wish to read or study. The use of the library amounts to abuse often, by those who persist in talking. Another very common abuse is keeping borrowed books until they are overdue. Of course, we pay the fines, but it is not fair for us to nxonopolize books that others may wish to read. Our conduct in the halls and on the grounds is at times unbecoming in students of the Florence High School. Most of this is due, however, to thoughtlessness. VVe know that throw- ing paper in the halls at random or walking across the grass is not in com- pliance with the wishes of the school T H E F L O lt E N T l N E authorities. VVe commit these offenses only because we fail to consider how the premises would look if everyone did the same things we do. Let us ask ourselves, "What kind of place would the Florence High School be if everyone acted just as I do?" Let our actions answer, "It would be an ideal place." if if 'll From "The Oracle", A bi n g t o n fPennsylvaniaD High School, we re- print in part an editorial that is al- ways timely. "The next worst thing to having no convictions at all is having hardened convictions. Sometimes the brain cells seem to set like concrete. To intro- duce a new thought requires a blast- ina operation. The happiest people in the world are those who cultivate the virtue of open- mindedness. Anyone who can pass the age of sixty and still have an open mind is a great man. An open mind is more to be admired and to be de- sired than great riches. That is not an exaggeration. How painful it must be to go through life, suffering mental agony, because changes are made that require the bending or breaking of fixed convictions. Every man is con- firmed of the absolute truth of cer- tain principles, but no sensible man supposes that he has a monopoly on truth. If there is such a thing as the foun- tain of youth, the source of this youth is an open mind." THE ELEPHANT REMEMBERS "Lake Re-View", Lake View High School tChicagol makes the follow- ing observations: Feed an elephant trick peanuts as a boy, and he will recognize and re- member you as an old man with a long white beard, and, if he gets a chance, will squirt water all over you with his trunk. We resemble other animals in enough ways, without adding to the list by acting like an elephant and keeping a grudge for years. He who cannot find some excuse to make up with a friend after a little tiff is an unsociable person indeed. The quicker you get on good terms the better, because every day widens the breach between you. SHORT TURNS WITH A HIGH SCHOOL BOOK WORM Hamlin Garland, author of "A Son of the Middle Borderj' has a new book of stories about the celebrated writers he has known. It is entitled "My Friendly Contemporariesf' ln her mountain home near Ash- ville, Mrs. Sara Coleman Porter, wid- ow' of O. Henry, is writing a new novel called "Unseen Cables." She carries on the O. Henry tradition with short stories, serials, and three novels to her credit. The English poet laureate, .lohn Masefield, has published two books this year, "A Tale of Troy," and "Re- cent Prose." "Ann Vickers" is the first book writ- ten by Sinclair Lewis since he won the Nobel Prize in 1930. Usually he writes of men, but in this book his theme is the life of a modern woman. DuBose Heyward, a native South Caroliman, has written a book about Charleston-"Peter Ashley." ' Edna St. Vincent Millay, author of that enchanting little verse: "My candle burns at both ends, It will not last the nightg But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends, It makes a lovely lightf' has given several radio programs this winter. Her interpretations of her poems are unique. Julia Peterkin, author of "Scarlet Sister Mary,', which won for her the Pulitzer Prize, was a recent guest of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who enter- tained many prominent authors. Mrs. Peterkin is a native South Carolinian who devotes her talent to portraying the people of the low country. John Galsworthy, England's grand old man of letters, and winner of the Nobel Prize for this year, died recent- ly. He was unable to receive the award in person because of illness. "Flowering Wilderness" is his newest book. Isobel Wilder, sister of Thornton Wilder, has written her first book, "Mother and Four," which treats of the lives of ordinary people. WITH THE ALUMNI James Cooper C303 is at N. C. State. Arthur McCall C321 made the fresh- man basket ball team at Furman. Laurier O'Ferrall, Leland Salters and Gus Ervin C311 are at Georgia Tech. Ernest Clifton C315 has been on the dean's honor roll since he entered the University of Virginia in 1931. VVayne Gregg and Lemon Wheeler V323 have opened "The Yellow .lack- et," on Elm Street across from the High School building. They seem loath to leave The Alma Mater. Mary Brandt C271 is attending the St. Denis School of Dancing in New York. Mary Lee C281 is head of the Music Department at Boiling Springs Junior College. Virginia Zeigler t'30l is editor-in- chief of "The Pee Dee Courierf' James and Hurshel Wheeling 4,327 are attending Park College in Kansas City. Among the alumni teaching in the city are Misses Leonora Briggs and Sarah Brunson, Mrs. James Gee and .lohn Harlee. - And now we hear of a speed maniac who painted one side of his car green and the other red. He liked to hear the witnesses contradicting one an- other. THE FLORENTINE4. STUDENTS' DIRECTORY Student Cooperative Association "Hi-Y" Club Florence High School President. ..... James Dablley President ..... Clyde Haselden XICC-DPCSIKICHI . . . Clyde Haselden Vicwpresidem i ' . Willis Harris BOARD OF EDUCATION ' ecretary'treasurer . Secretary . ..... I ames Dabney . """' Ebel' Lmeberger Treasurer ...... Ben Rollins J C. MeClenaghan . . . Chairman Senior Class Bible Club Henry E. Davis .... Secretary R. E. Currin .... Commissioner J. C. Long ..... Commissioner John W. Moore . . . Superintendent Thelma Husbands . . Secretary to Superintendent if S 41 Faculty Colonel John W. Moore . . . . . . . . Superintendent George Briggs ..... Principal Roberta Andrews-. . . Mathematics Viva Barger ...... Commerce William D. Blanton . . . ..... Manual Training Elizabeth Brooks ..... English Sarah A. Brunson ..... French James H. Carr ...... Science Amelia Dubose .... Mathematics Corrie Dusenberry . . . Librarian A. L. Ficklin . . . . . Science, Band Director Mrs. James Gee ..... History Marie Gregory .... Mathematics Helen L. Griffith ..... History Mrs. John M. Harllee . . . English Edna Helm ...... Commerce Lamar Holman . . . French, History Lucile Huggin .... Mathematics Bessie Levin . . . Home Economics Mrs. W. S. Poynor .... English J. Lee Rhame . . Physical Education Lucille Sasser . . Physical Education Lida Scarborough ..... English Mildred P. Smith . . History, Leader of Glee Clubs Marie Tedder ...... English Sallie Watkins ...... Latin RILEY DRUG CO. Prescription Druggists Florence, S. C. President . ..... T. I. Martin Vice-president . . . Clyde Haselden Secretary ..... Kathleen Riley Treasurer . . . James Dabney Sponsor ..... Mrs. James Gee Junior Class President ..... David McLeod Vice-president .... Kirby Jordan Secretary-treasurer . Raymond Hyer Sponsor . . . Miss Elizabeth Brooks Sophomore Class President ...... Ben Rollins Vice-president . . . VVilliam Smith Secretary-treasurer . . Mary McLeod Sponsor . . .- . Miss Sallie Watkins Freshman Class President ...... Leon Mims Vice-president . . . William Moore Secretary-treasurer . . . . . . . Kenneth Harrington Sponsor ..... Mr. A. L. Fickling Criterion Literary Society President ..... Kathleen Riley Vice-president . . . Clyde Haselden Secretary ..... Harvard Dudley Treasurer ...... Willis Harris Utopian Literary Society President ..... Burrel Snyder Vice-president .... .James Dabney Secretary .. ..... Janie Farmer Treasurer .... Beatrice Furchgott Block "F" Club President ...... Thad Moore Vice-president . . . . Nell .Jackson Secretary-treasurer . Burrel Snyder Girls' Athletic Association President ...... Mary Seaglc Vice-president . . . Jane Chandler Secretary .... Mary M. Maxwell Treasurer .... Sarah Reinhardt COX CABINET SHOP All kinds of furniture repaired and refinished. Upholstering a specialty. All work guaranteed. President. .... Margaret Pattillo Yice-president . . . Clyde Haselden Secretary-treasurer . James Dabney Marshals Jane Williamson Virginia MeKeithen Elizabeth Anderson Janie Farmer Margaret Pattillo Mary Louise Rutledge Simon VVard Kathleen Riley Beatrice Furchgott John Hussey Charles McLendon Martha Dantzler The marshals are the twelve who have the highest averages in the Sen- ior Class, the highest being chief, the next highest assistant-chief. CAMPUS CLIPPINGS Clarence Farmer seems to be a record-breaking sports manager, hav- ing piloted eight different athletic teams during the past three years . . . Margaret Fortner has at last perfected her Indian war-dance, and her per- formance would make Chief Red Wing himself look like a sewing bee . . . "The so-called 'sophistocated girls' of the senior class are really quite naive,', says Mrs. Gee . . . Quite a number of high school girls think Edgar Stanton "precious" .... I oe Stricklin's ambition is to become a bloodless surgeon . . . A certain blond senior is quite fond of red-haired gentlemen. A hint to the admits that she uation dress by selected by her graduating class contains more than the usual number of gigglers,"' claims Miss Gregory . . . When love poems are read in English class, Fred Willis is quite disdainful, but James Holman is frankly more interested than here- wise-another senior is making her grad- a pattern especially best beau . . . "The 960 E- Pine St' Florence tofore . . . We wonder if the overall Phone 33 and 39 Phgne 389-W cflub had anticipated such cold wea- t er. RAINWATER FURNITURE COMPANY H ' 77 Everything for the Home R. C. A. Radios from 822.50 to 3125.00 13110119 111 138-140 N. Dargan Street Florence, South Carolina THE FLOBENTINE lllllllIlllllllllllllllll II I il llllllll T H E Y E L L Q W J A C K E T llllllllllllllllllIllllllllllIllllllllllllllll REVELATION vii A-I age dynimg, and moreio-pitimism than The return game with Sumter on Dedicated to Scrub Teams llc had not made the team, he watched from the side lines, The last game of the year, a part of a sad patrol. Battered and bruised in his crouched, blanketed body, Sick and sore to his depths, and aloof in dole, llntil he.saw the enemy's swift ad- vancing Sweeping his team mates backward. Then from his soul ' VVas cleansed the sense of self and the sting of failure, And he was one of a pulsing, strain- ing whole, llracing to stem the tide of the on flung bodies, Helping to halt that steady, relent- less roll, Then he was part of a fighting, fren- zied unit Forcing them back and back from the goal. There on the side lines came the thought like a whip-crack As his team rallied and rose and took control. Ile had not made the team but, for four long seasons, Each of ten grinding weeks, he had given the flower, The essence and strength of body, brain and spirit, He and his kind-the second team- till the power To cope with opposition and to sur- 1 mount it U u Into the team was driven against this hour! What did it matter who held fast to the leather, He or another? What was a four- years dream? Out of his heart the shame and rancor lifted: There burst from his throat a hoarse, exultant scream. Not in the fight, but part of it, he was winning! This was his victoryg he had MADE the team! CHEER LEADERS "PEP UP" STUDENT BODY The cheer leaders for 1932-1933, elected at a mass meetirg of the stu- dent body, have proved enthusiastic and loyal supporters of the Jackets. Leader Billy Smith, elected by acclam- Pollyanna herself. For him the game is never lost until the team has left the field. The assistant cheer leaders are Fred Willis, Jane Chandler, and Charles Gilbert, who is serving a see- ond year in that capacity. The many new yells and songs submitted have "popped up" the cheering section. JACKETS MAKE BRILLIANT RECORD IN BASKETBALL In the face of a heavy schedule, the Yellow Jackets settled down to work early in the season for the opening game with Wilmington. The affray proved exciting throughout, for during the regular playing period. neither team could lead the other by more than three points, and when the whistle blew the score was 21 all. In the extra period. Wilmington ran up 9 points to beat the locals 30-23. Coach Bed Dobson, of Spartanburg, who saw the game, readily agreed to a two game series between the Jackets and the Spartans. In the cortest with Holly Hill, the locals won a decisive victory. On January 10, when Wilmington came here for a return game, the Jackets exacted vengeance for the de- feat handed them earlier in the sea- son, and defeated the Tarheels in a fast and furious game 20-25. In the face of the old Columbia "iinx',, the Jackets set out on Friday thirteenth. over sleety, wet roads to meet the Capitals. After trailing Coach B. Rha1ne's boys through most of the game, the locals extended themselves to emerge on the happy end of a 49-36 score. The following Friday the Jackets journeyed to Sumter and, in spite of za small gym. managed to trounce the Gamecocks 45-15. This was balm in- deed to the members of the football team who were still nursing a grudge for the tie handed them during the past season. On January 24 the boys entertained St. John's quintet from Darlington to the tune of a 49-10 score, in spite of the entirely new and puzzling defense presented by the visitors. B. of L. E. STORE 1 January 29 only repeated the previous victory on a large scale. From this point the Jackets devoted themselves to classroom activities for mid-term exams, with an occasional work-out in the gym to insure a hearty welcome to the Capitals in the return game. This contest proved all that the record crowd could have wished for, both teams fighting desperately through four quarters for the lead. With a last minute rally the Jackets gained a four point margin which put them on the big end of a 30-26 score. Members of the varsity squad are T. I. Martin, captaing David McLeod, alternate captain, Sidney Smith, Bill Bryce, John Bailey, William,Hickey, Jack Smith, E. D. Lane, Scott Monroe and Le Grand Schuyler. JACQUETTES DOWN RIVALS The diminutive Jacquettes have met formidable opponents, and played close games the entire season. The best exhibitions were against Wil- mington in Wilmington, and against Memminger here, when the locals came from behind at the half to win, 36-32. The squad this year has been unus- ually large, the following being out regularly for practice: Virginia Irby, .lacqueline Sealle, Hazel Hewitt, Hen- rietta Barnwell, Irene Snow, Margaret Poynor, Kathleen Riley, Adella Holmes, Margaret Hoyt, Carrie Lee Corley, Annie Dell Caston, Boxie Bell Parker, Nell Jackson, Ruby Miller and Mary McLeod. Miss Lucille Sasser, director of girls' athletics, has pro- vided a varied program of games. Bultman Shoe Store Always the Newest in Shoes ation, has more energy than the aver- Phone 287 I . 785-Phone-786 1 Frank H. Barnwell Co. 1 Phone No. 5 i We Insure Everything but 1933 Next to Colonial Theatre Tomorrow THE FLOltliN'l'lNli Mary Seagle is manager, and Helen O'Hara captain. A summary of the seasons is as follows: Jan 6 Florence 12 Mayesville Jan. 13 Florence 36 Memminger Jan. 20 Florence 37 Darlington Jan.21 Florence 35 VVilmington Jan. 26 Florence 24 Marion Jan. 28 Florence 21 Memminger Feb 3 Florence 8 Orangeburg Feb 8 Florence 36 Darlington GIRLS ORGANIZE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION This year there has been an attempt to widen the range of athletics in our school through the formation of the Girls' Athletic Association. As a re- sult of this organization. girls and boys will play under entirely different standards in competition for the ath- letic letter. The girls will get a golden shield with a purple block. upon win- ning 1,000 points under the adopted point system. The season started with hockey, but, due to the late school term. it was impossible to obtain an outside game. Nevertheless, the team had several -weeks of hard practice and developed a fine cooperative team. The basket ball season opened with a bang, when more than sixty girls appeared for the first practice. Later Coach Sasser picked her squad and settled down to regular practice. At an early meeting, Marv Seaglc was elected manager, and Helen O'Hara. captain. Manager Seagle has worked out a full schedule, including many of the leading teams in the vicinity: Charleston, Mayesville, Orangeburg, Darlington, Hartsville and Wilming- IGH. The Association will sponsor many spring sports-tennis, track, soccer, and archery. YELLOW JACKETS HAVE GOOD GRID SEASON Two weeks before the opening of school, forty candidates for the Yel- low Jacket football eleven reported to Coach Raymond Blackwell to start training for the coming season on the gridiron. With the old fighting spirit of Florence High instilled into the heart of every member of the squad, the good season anticipated by Coaches Rhame and Blackwell saw fulfillment, except for two backsets by much superior teams. Just before the first game played with Gaffney, the squad elected Fred VVard captain, J. L. Dabney alternate captain, and Clarence Farmer mana- ger. The squad invaded Gaffney, Colum- bia and Sumter. The Orangeburg game was played on the Pee Dee fair grounds, while in the other games Florence took the defensive on Hicks Field. The Yellow Jacket backfield men had the entire cooperation of the line- men in every attempt to advance the ball toward the goal. This combina- tion proved a match for any high school. Sturkie would easily have made all-state guard if there had been an all-state high school team. The team is composed of the fol- Asa Sturkie . . . . . Right guard Burrel Snyder . . . . Center t.l L. Dabney . . . . Left guard Billy Cutts . . . Left tackle Kirby Jordan ...... Left end David McLeod .... Quarter-hack Le Grand Schuyler . . . Half-back Ernest Bowie ...... Full-back Raymond Hyer ..... Half-back TRACK SEASON TO START SOON The track season at Florence High twill get underway as soon as the weather permits. Many new aspirants will be seen competing for positions ,on the team, among them Williams, tliollins, Snyder, Kendall, Strickland, Garrison, Hickey, Martin, Hyer, Moore, Ward, Gramling and Bryce. Among the last year men who will be available are Jack Smith, who placed first in the high jump in the state meet at Columbia, McLeod who placed first in the pole vault, Com- mander who placed fifth in the 440 run, and Powell who chalked up sev- enteen points in the Berkeley-Florence High meet. In 1931, the first year of track at Florence High, the Jackets placed sixth in the state meet among twenty- six high schools of South Carolina. Flip: "VVho won the race to the fence, you or the bull?" Flop: "It was a toss up." If 14 if lzzy: "My doctor told me l had to eat more vitamins and calories." Ikey: "Speaking of that, I heard them over the radio lastnightf' . , . . lowing: IZZYZ :iWh0?", I I I If lt S S2t3lSfaCt10Il Billy Moo,-0 I I I I I Right end, lkey: Paul Vitamin and Lab Lal- If it's the Best Values Fred VVard . . . Right tackle 0F'l9S- I II II If it's Merchandise The Nut Brothers: WE HAVE IT G. CI Inc. "ghhhbsliileidogifllidseyffdterfzill." Protect the high school III IIWI1 I' ICI v:IIIb II h - . , , . le: a ri 11 ur o w en Wlth 091' 10W Pflces Automobiles Since 1900 Anges wouldnit kiss him last night By Trading With The on the river?" He: "Paddled her back.'I' "M" SYSTEM STORES 130-136 N. Irby Street Sher "Oh, the 'Lough thlns-" ff ' U "When better dates are made they Saves for the Nation Phone 352 won't be blind-ask the man who phones them." RUSSELL'S, Inc. JEWELERS AGENTS FOR L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY Class Rings, Pins, Invitations and Fraternity Jewelry 131 West Evans Street Phone 1275 Florence, South Carolina THE FLORENTINE CLASSES MAKE FINE START Members of the Freshman class making excellent records in scholar- ship for the first semester were Julia Baker, Leon Mims and Billie Elliott. .lulia Baker and Leon Mims were elected to the Council from the Fresh- man class for the first semester of this year. Members of the house are Billy Elliott, Bertie Gregg and Buena Allen. ' The new Freshman class has fallen in line with all student activities, es- pecially pep meetings and games. Due to the depression, the sale of chapel seats has not proved as profitable as heretofore. During the first report period, the Sophomore class made a fine record in scholarship. Those making A on major subjects were Masie Reid Pat- tillo, Sara Rogers, Elinor Tyler, Mar- garet Poynor, Jane Salters, Lillian Clarke, Elsie Gregg and Elizabeth Hoffmeyer. The following won the same distinction during the second period: Virginia Brown, Lillian Clarke, Margaret Poynor, .Iane Salters, Elizabeth Hoffmeyer, Kenneth Law- rence, Drake Watson, Henry Dargan, Elinor Tyler, Sarah Rogers, and Kath- leen Lazar, Elizabeth Hoffmeyer and Lillian Clarke made A on major sub- jects the whole report period. The class had done well in athletics, also. The Sophomores on the varsity hockey team were Annie Schuyler, Mary McLeod, Jane Salters, Hazel Hewitt and Annie Dell Caston, Those making the basket ball team were Annie Dell Caston, Margaret Poynor, and Hazel Hewitt. In the inter-class basket ball, the "Sophs" sent the score soaring against the "Freshies." John Bailey has played an excellent game on the boys' varsity basket ball team, and Asa Sturkey held right guard in football. Members of the Junior class serving on the council during the first semes- ter were David McLeod, Ford Mclver, ard Allie Strickland. The members of the House of Representatives are as follows: Willis Harris, Thad Moore, Edwin Zeigler and Sara Reinhardt. The appearance of Dr. Red Wing, chief of the Royal Chippewa Tribe, in a delightful lecture and interpretation of his race, was sponsored by the .lunior class. EDISON MARSHALL VISITS FLORENCE HIGH Students of the Florence high school have had the treat of a lifetime in hearing this year the famous traveller and writer, Edison Marshall. Mr. Marshall believes in "going to headquartersn for his subject matter. Consequently, he spends much of his time abroad in the remote corners of the earth. This fact makes him a most interesting speaker. His "ad- dress" to the students proved to be two entertaining stories of the jungles. These were most instructive to the student body, as he presented them in such a way that even the least imag- inative person could gain a vivid pic- ture of a journey through the jungles. As a speaker, Mr. Marshall is most attractive, being informal in his man- ner and at all times at ease. His keen sense of humor and his dramatic method of story-telling make him an incomparable speaker. GLEE CLUBS ORGANIZE Prospects are bright for the glee clubs this year, with a large number reporting regularly to Miss Smith for rehearsals. The following girls are members: Sopranos, Peggy Aiken Joyce Thomas, Evelyn Epps, Margaret C. Smith, Lillian Rainwater, Mary Johnson, Mary Corbin, Edna Tedder, Fredye Furchgott, and Janis Stuart, second sopranos, Ethel Russell, Mary Heape, Carolyn Parker, Martha Dantz- ler, Elizabeth Anderson, Mae Mac Bridges, Juanita Mason and Juanita Epps: altos, Margaret Fortner, Sarah Lynch, Pauline Proctor, Eudora Lam- bert, Beatrice Furchgott, Vera Ford, Mildred McKcithan, Vivian Bass and Ruth Alexander. The boys having en- rolled are as follows: Baritones, Billy Smith, Leslie McLaurin, Thomas Hodges, Claude Putnam, Jack Whitton, Billy Taylor, second tenors, Ben East- "The progressiveness of the Pioneer with the permanency of the Pyramids" REGIONAL OFFICE PIONEER PYRAMID LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 603 l"i.ui:Iasc'I-: 'l'l:l's'r Bmxri. Plume: 521 Fulton F. Rogers, Regional Mgr. erling, James Earle Johnson, Eber Lineberger, first tenor, John Holland. At the meeting of the Florence County Teachers, Association on Feb- ruary 11, the following quartette sang "Sundown" from "Londonderry Air," by Wilson: Peggy Aiken, Margaret C. Smith, Ethel Russell and Margaret Fortner. Juanita Mason played beau- tifuly a prelude from Rachmaninoff. The boys' quartette, composed of Eber Lineberger, Billy Smith, Claude Put- nam and Ben Easterling, sang at the B. Y. P. U. meeting Sunday, Feb- ruary 12. CLASSES ELECT COUNCIL The Council of the Students' Coop- erative Association for the second semester will be composed as follows: Senior Class Ruth Alexander, T. E. Mathews, Charles McLendon, Burrel Snyder. Junior Class Mary Heape, Sarah Lynch, Harllee Powell. Sophomore Mary McLeod, Margaret R. Smith, Jack Bryce, Freshman Class St. George Willcox, Bob Cary. The following are members of the House of Representatives: Charles Thomas, John Hussey, Ren Easterling, H. Barnwell, Mary .lohn- son, Lillian Rainwater, Marion Sum- mersett, Billy Elliott, Hazel Bradsher, Mary Rhodes, Betsy Sparrow, Alice Lazar, Roxy Bill Parker, Kathleen. Harbin, Charles Campbell, Ford Mc- Iver, Herbert Dudley, Frances C. Gibbs, Margaret Flowers, Henry Dar- gan. FOR SHOE REPAIRING CALL 354 Best and the cheapest in this part of the country. Call for and deliver. We carry the best line of ' Star Brand Boots C. TRIBER HAVE YOUR SPRING SUITS TAILORED TO YOUR MEASURE We are showing hundreds of Suit Patterns at 319.50 and up. --A FIT GUARANTEED- SINGLETON'S, Inc. will visit us soon, THE FLOltliNTlNli MANY NEW BOOKS ADDED TO LIBRARY During the semester we have re- ceived the following new books: The Lone Scout of the Sky-West, The Wrist Mark-Fletcherg The Four Feathers-Masong The Girl from Scot- land Yard-Wallaceg The Tunnel Mys- tery-Levehareg The Gods of Mars- Burroughsg Simon Bolivar-Sherwell: Oliver Twist-Dickens: The Valley of the Giants-Kyneg Cimarron-Fer- ber: Lighted Windows-Loring: Slip- py McGee-Oemler, Marie C.g Arrow- smith-Sinclair Lewisg Doomsday- NVarwick Deepingg Seventh Heaven- Galdeng Incredible Truth-Cobbg Plu- tarch's Lives-VVeston: Sons of the Eagle-Creelg Harm Wulf-Hermanng Swan Song-Galsworthyg By the City of the Long Sand-Hobart: Life of Lincoln-Herndon: Mamba's Daugh- ters-Heywardg The U. P. Trail- Greyg Historical Atlas-Putnam's: As- sembly and Auditorium Activities- McCown. HOME ROOMS CONDUCT ELECTIONS Beginning with the second semester home-room activities will be broad- ened, as suggested by the new offices created. There will be the president. vice-president, secretary-treasurer and representative as heretofore. with the following officers added: Member of the Guidance Committee, member of the Welfare Committee and member of the Lost and Found Committee. The work of these groups will fill needs long felt in the Florence High School. The Guidance Committee is to assist new students in orienting themselves in all student activities, and to serve as an informal reception AIKEN 8a LONG, Inc. committee to receive visitors and es- cort them about the school. The bus- iness of the VVelfare Committee is to discover the causes for continued ab- sences from school, and thus to foster a spirit of fraternal interest in the individual. The Chairman of the Lost and Found Committee advertises ar- ticles found and keeps them until they are properly identified. MISS DUSENBURY RETURNS AFTER LONG ABSENCE VVe are glad to have back with us our efficient librarian, Miss Corrie Dusenbury, who was injured last spring when the car in which she was riding overturned. During her ab- sence, Mrs. Rhame has proved to be a competent substitute. Pupils of Miss Amelia Dubose and of the whole school will be glad to know that she is improving, though she is yet unable to return to her work. She has been sick for several weeks. and lately has been a patient at McLeod Infirmary. Mr. Singleton is substituting for her during her absence. , COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION FINDS QUARTERS The room next door to Mr. Briggs' office, which will be 209, has been remodelled and furnished for the meeting place of the Council of the Students, Cooperative Association. A long table in the center provides seat- ing room for the members, and a desk has been installed for the use of the secretary. A chair near the desk is occupied by the member of the House who wishes to bring a bill before the Council. "The two horses crossed the finish line nose and nose." "But you said your horse won." t'He did. He stuck out his tongue." SONNET WRITTEN BY A LITTLE INDIAN GIRL I own 'twas so. She said I dreamed in class- VVho would not dream? 'Twas some chance word she saidg I have forgotton whatg the color red Perhaps, or just a prism through the glass. Enough to free my soul and let it pass From those four walls. Stripped of the dead Dull commonplace, singing through space it sped Above cold seas of azure and topaz, To lands whose ships lay gleaming in the sun . Laden to sail for ports of mystery: illast gardens fair, where Dido waits i for one VVho does not come, and Pan laughs secretly. Poor, cheated class that heard but chemistry, And missed the evening bells ol' Arcady. When Amelia Earhart Putnam land- ed after her transatlantic flight, she received a radiogram from her dry cleaners in America: "Congratula- tions, Knew you'd make it. We never lose a customer." BONERS l'topia is a book telling 'all the things a girl is supposed to find out. 4' Stl if Teacher: "Summarize the lipicurean philosophy of life." Pupil: "Eat, drink and be married. for tomorrow we die." ik 11 IF The Olympic Games consisted of jumping, running, javelln and biscuit throwing. it 41 ls Starches are changed by the saliva into maple sugar, and then by the gas- tric juice mto grape Juice. "Your Insurance Friends" Vaughan's Grocery ff f ff l SERVICF i Ideals are thoughts that strike your J - fi . ...n ' .t. t Phone 9126 lbrain. lhey are yuy impoi an . ' is 4: sf . The L'Cottel"s Saturday Night" tells Real Estate Rentals We Appreclate YOUY' Patlwnage how Mr. and Mrs. Cotter spent their . evenings. FURCHGOTT'S "The Store of Better Values" Ready-to-Wear and Accessories Furchgott's for everything in wearing apparel, lfrge you to try us first, Rare it is when we cannot fit you, Charming frocks at inexpensive prices, Hope that you 132 W. Evans St., Florence, S. C. FURCHGOTT'S Guarantee goes with every purchase, only one garment of a kind, Telling you this for your information- That you may not find yourself u Strolling everywhere that you may t rn. THE FLORENTINE IT TICKLED ME---BUT PM Too YOUNG TO 'DIE "The devil sends a wicked wind, To blow the skirts knee highg But heaven is just and sends the dust, To fill the bad man's eye." 1 1 1 "When was the first radio brought out in this country?" "When Paul Revere broadcast on on one plug." 1 1 1 First little girl: "Do you really be- lieve there's a devil?" Second little girl: "No, he's just 1 like Santa Claus-he's your father." 1 1 1 "l've got a railroad radiof' "A railroad radio?" "Yeah, it whistles at every station." 1 1 1 A woman is like an angel--always harping on something, always up in the air, and never has anything to wear." 1 1 1 Mrs. Fortner: Now do you know where had little girls go?" Margaret: Oh, yes-they go almost everywhere." 1 1 1 Maurice: "Don't you think my mus- tache becoming?" Maureen: "It may be coming, but it hasn't arrived yet." 1 1 1 Ruth Alexander: "Never despair, behind the clouds the sun is still shin- ing." Joe Commander: "Yeah, and below the sea there's a solid bottom, but that doesn't help any if you fall over- board." K. C. BAIN Shoe Repairing 118 N. Dargan Street Phone 163 He named his new twins Sears and Roebuck for they were of the male order. 1 1 1 You may be a fine, upstanding, res- pectable citizen, but to a banana skin you're just a flop. 1 1 If 'tHave you and your wife ever had any difference of opinion?" "Yes, but she d1dn't know lt." 1 1 1 "My wife told me to lead the old cat off somewhere and lose it. So I put the cat in a basket and tramped out into the country about eight milesf' H "Well, did you lose the cat?" "Lose it? If I hadn't followed it I'd never have found my way back home." 1 1 1 A group of pilots were buzzing about something or other as the flight commander approached, and several times he caught the expression, "the last word in airplanes." "Well," he said as he reached the group, "what is the last word in air- planes?" ".lump!" chorused the group. 1 1 1 Health Note-A good reducing exer- cise is to move the head from left to right when the cake is passed. 1 1 1 "Have you seen Al lately?" "Al who?" "Alcohol.r Kerosene him yesterday. but he hasn't benzine since. Gasolined against a fence and took a naphthaf' 1 1 1 Father: "When I was your age, son. I was glad to get dry bread to eat." Bright Five-Year-Old: "You're much better off now that you are living with us, aren't tyou, daddy?" Florence Senior ton dinerl :"Waiter, come here please." Waiter:"Yes, sah." Senior: "Are you deaf?" Waiter: "No." Senior: "Well, I ordered liver, but you brought me leather." "Hello, Tom, off for a vacation?" "No, I've just come back." "Feel any change?" ' "Not a blame cent." 1 1 1 Virginia McKeithen: "This stickpin I have on belonged to a millionaire." J. C. Mims: "Aw? Who?" Virginia: "Woolworth." ' 1 1 1 Boy: "Pa, can you write your name with your eyes shut?" Pa: "Sure." Boy: "Well, shut your eyes and sign my report card." lk 1 1 Jack: "This liniment makes my arm smart." Joan: "Why not try some on your head?" 1 1 1 Elizabeth: "VVell, David, how are you?" Bud: "Wonderful, thanks." Elizabeth: "Well, I'm glad someone thinks so." 1 1 1 'Twas in a restaurant they met, Romeo and Juliet. He had no cash to pay the debt, So lto1neo'd what .luli'et. Get a Fit-from CLYBURN The Tailor Spring Suits-S15-S17-19.50 McCown-Smith.hC.orp. 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