Franklin High School - Laurel Leaf Yearbook (Franklin, NC)
- Class of 1926
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Text from Pages 1 - 60 of the 1926 volume:
4 t The Laurel Leal 1 026 PITBI.TSHE1) HV TilE s KXIOR CI-A SS FHAN ' KMN IIH1H SCHOOL FRANK I.IN, N. C. THE LAUREL LEAF We, the members of the Class of Nine¬ teen Hundred and Twenty-Six, undertake in this volume to present to the reader a record of our High School work; to produce a memorial hv means of which we shall ever he reminded of each other and of our High School and to assure any who may chance to glance over these pages, of our ardent love for the ORANGE AND BLACK. Page Two THE LAUREL LEAF lU ' iUmthiu To our Fathers and Mothers, the ones whose sympathy and affection led them to any lengths in seeing our journey through life is as easy as possible, and whose undy¬ ing love has been an incentive to us in our progress upward, we affectionately DEDICATE THIS VOLUME. 1 ’apfe Three FHE LAUREL LEAL PROFESSOR A. L. B RAM LETT Principal of Franklin High School. Page Four THE LAUREL LEAF IfrtntJht 5 MR. A. L. BRAMLETT. History; MRS. S. L. FRANKS, English; MISS CORA- LEE MOZELEY. French; MR. S. L. MOSS. Science, Athletics; MISS ANNE PHIPPS, Mathematics; MISS ELIZABETH WEAVER, Home Economics; MISS HELEN BURCH. Teacher Training; MISS MATTIE ANGEL, Music. Page Five THE LAUREL LEAF Anttiml ;Sfnff Editor-in-Chief..... ...BEATRICE MOZELEV Business Manager....SUE HUNNICUTT Associate Editors—SELMA YOUNG, ALICE CUNNINGHAM, BETTY SLOAN WILLIAM McGUIRE, TIM CRAWFORD, ELMER ROTEN, LAURA JACOBS, LOIS FERGUSON, LOVTCIA JUSTICE, FRANCES PAUL. Page Six THE LAUREL LEAF M US S. L. FRANKS. Sponsor. Pace Sr ivn THE LAUREL LEAR Fagc Eight THE LAUREL LEAF BETTY ROGERS Mascot of the Class of ’26. Page Nine THE LAUREL LEAF CLASS OFEICERS President.........KATE BAIRD Vice-President.... .BEATRICE MOZELEV Secretary and Treasurer.......... STEPHEN FRAZIER Colors: Rose and Silver. Flower: Sweet Pea. Motto: “And departing leave behind us Footpr ints on the sands of time.” GRADUATES LAURA KATE BAIRD ELIZABETH AVELINE BARNARD BONNIE ENDSEL BERR Y CHARLES ANDREW CONLEY T1MOXENA VIRGINIA CRAWFORD FRED SILER CUNNINGHAM ALICE MABEL CUNNINGHAM MARY LOIS FERGUSON GEORGE STEPHEN FRAZIER NOBIA MARIE GIBSON AMY MELVINA HENDERSON LESTER CALHOUN HENDERSON WILI.IAM LOGAN HIGDON ORA SUE HUNNICUTT LAURA VIRGINIA JACOBS ELLA ELIZABETH JONES JACQUELINE LOVICIA JUSTICE IDA LEOTA McCRACKEN WILLIAM BULGIN McGUIRE EMMA BEATRICE MOZELEY LIBYAN JESSIE PATTON MATTIE FRANCES PAUL NATHANIEL MACON PHILLIPS ROBERT GLENN RAY FANNIE MAE REECE FAYE ROBINSON WILLIAM REUBEN ROLAND ELMER EDGAR ROTEN ANNA LAURA SHIELDS ELIZABETH DANIEL SLOAN EVA VONNIE SMITH CORETTA TALLEY ANNIE GRACE WILKES MINNIE SELMA YOUNG Page Ten THE LAUREL LEAF LAURA KATE BAIRD “FIXIT” “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” Kate is a companion any one would like to have. S he is pretty, quiet, and d:gnified. Once making you her friend you may count on her loyalty. BONNIE ENDSEL BERRY “BONNIE” “Still water runs deep.” He could tell Professor the dates and events of all the European Wars. His quiet nature and lasting memory made him a faithful student. ELIZABETH AVELINE BARNARD “LIB” “Argument for a week, laughter for a month, and a good jest forever.” During Lib’s merry dance through school, she has never grumbled, worried or let herself be blue. Jolly and clever as she is, the more we see of her the more we want to see. WILLIAM REUBEN ROLAND “DOODLE” “And wit that loved to play, not wound.” Reuben, one of “our wittiest” entered our class late, but he received a hearty welcome by the girls as well as the boys Page Eleven THE LAUREL LEAF ALICE MABEL CUNNINGHAM “BUD” “Tomorrow shall be like Today, but much more sweet.” We are happy to have Alice as one of our companions through school. Her attractive ways win all who know her May her future be as bright as her past has been. CHARLES ANDREW CONLEY “CHARLIE” “It is never too late to seek a newer world.” On meeting Charlie, your first impres¬ sion is that he is bashful, but after being with him your impression is changed Charlie has a host of friends here who wish him a successful future. MARY LOIS FERGUSON “SUSANNA” “Much study has made her very lean and pale and leaden eyed.” Lois, the scholar of our class, led the rest in Geometry. Along with her stud ' , she never failed to speak a kind word tc Glen. NOBIA MARIE GIBSON “REE” “As meek and mild as Moses, but as sweet as the day is long.” She was neither a chatter-box nor a grumbler, but the same serene Marie. Page Twelve THE LAUREL LEAF AMY M ' ELVINA HENDERSON ‘‘PATTY” “I pin my faith in no man’s sleeve— Have I not two eyes of my own?” Amy was a very studious girl, quiet and dign.fied. With her kind disposition she has gained many friends during the two years she has been here. FRED SILER CUNNINGHAM “FED” “Not afraid of work, but not in sympathy with it.” Fred was not really a bad little boy but he could not stay out of mischief therefore his name became very popular among his teachers. ORA SUE HUNNICUTT “FATTY” “A smile s the same in all languages.” A leader in school and loved by all of her classmates because of her sunny dis¬ position, Sue is one of the most influ¬ ential members of our class. LAURA VIRGINIA JACOBS “MANDY” “A knowledge both of books and human-kind.” A jolly good natured sort of girl :s Laura—it makes no difference when or where. She has gained many friends out of our class. Page Thirteen Tv ' V THE LAUREL LEAF ELLA ELIZABETH JONES “ELL” “There is nothing half so sweet as love’s young dream.” Just a “Hey—there” from Ell indi¬ cated she was in a good humor, and a “Here” at the roll cal. speedily told us she was present. GEORGE STEPHEN FRAZIER “STEVE “I profess not talking only this—-‘Let each man do his best.’ ” Steve is the quietest senior we have He never takes a minute from h s stud¬ ies—not even for the opposite sex Work on, Steve, and victory will be yours. JACQUELINE LOYTCIA JUSTICE “VIC1A” “Laugh and the world laughs with you.” Vicia has often brightened the school room with a funny joke. She is ver_, energetic and won many friends the short time she was with us. IDA I.EOTA McCRACKEN “OTA” “Everything succeeds with people of sweet and cheerful position.” Ota never lays her books aside until she fee s that she knows them. She is a true friend. We can say nothing bet¬ ter than this—We shall always love her Page Fourteen IHE LAUREL LEAF LILYAN JESSIE PATTON “JOE” “Laugh while you can. Everything has its time.” In Lilyan everybody finds a true and unchanging friend. She is always cheer¬ ful and never allows the daily trifles to worry her. No one doubts that she will make her life a success. LESTER CALHOUN HENDERSON “DE PESTER” “Give me a standing p ace and I will move the earth.” De Pester is one of our quietest hoys espec ally in Geometry, but acquaintance reveals a boy with a heart full of good will towards all. MATTIE FRANCES PAUL “DUCHESS” “As pretty as a picture, as busy as a bee.’ Frances, better known as the “Duchess of Highlands,” made many friends dur¬ ing her school days in Franklin. She is a girl al. should meet. ELMER EDGAR ROTEN “TUGGLE” “Elmer is handsome, dark and tall. The ladies love him, one and all. Our all-round athlete, and excellent Latin student. We see E.mer carrying a basket-ball under one arm and a Latin book under the other. But yet he never failed to seek “St Paul” for a companion Page Fifteen l ' HE LAUREL LEAF FA NNIE M AE KEECE “FAN” “Mingle a little folly with your wisdom.’’ Fan is a girl whom we all respect and admire, because of her unselfish and lovable disposition. She has proven a friend—real, true and lasting. WILLIAM LOGAN HIGDON “BILL” “Hang sorrow- care will kill a cat Therefore, let’s be merry.” Bill is a hard worker at times, he has actually been known to study for a " quiz” on History. Usually though, he is care-free, happy-go-lucky and always on the lookout for a good joke or a good time. FAYE ROBINSON “TIP” “Good nature is the sign of a large and generous heart.” Faye is reserved and dignified, yet she is very congenial. She’s never too busy to help you. We are sure success awaits her. ANNIE LAURA SHIELDS “ANNE” “The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.” Anne’s lovable disposition has gained for her many friends. She is very stu¬ dious but always takes time for pleas¬ ures and enjoyments. Page Sixteen THE LAUREL LEAF EVA VONNIE SMITH “JANE” “Her heait is warm with the friends she makes.” Eva is always happy and ready for mischief. She is very willing to help her classmates when they ask her. She is a good sport in both work and play. WILLIAM BULGIN McGUIRE “DUKE” “Runs not this speech like irons through your blood.” William was an excellent student, an orator, and above all, a friend to all. ELIZABETH DANIEL SLOAN “BETTY” “And I am right, and you are right And all is right as right can be.” Wherever Betty may be next year she must resolve to be near the school build¬ ing so she won’t have to take Professor a “tardy excuse.” Betty was a good leader and a tireless worker. CORETTA TALLEY “CORA” “We live and learn, but not the wiser grow.” Cora has never let anything interfere with her lessons, not even fun. Do as noble things in the future as you have in the past, and success will he won. Page Seventeen THE LAUREL LEAF ANNIE GRACE WILKES “DOLL” “My tongue within my lips I rein.” Grace is quietude itself. Although she never expresses her opinion, we know that she has good ones. We wish her happiness in the future. NATHANIEL MACON PHILLIPS " NAT” “Be sure you’re right, then go ahead.” Ordinarily quiet and dignified, never talking un ess he has something to say Nat is among our best students. MINNIE SELMA. YOUNG “STAR” “Two human loves make one divine.” Selma is one of the leaders in our class, but she could not be called a book¬ worm, for she enjoys a good time. She is a student we all love. EMMA BEATRICE MOZELEY “BEA” “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” Bea and her Gatdner were compan¬ ions to school. She, like others in our class, quickly made everlasting friends during her school days here. She was loved by all who knew her. Page Eighteen THE LAUREL LEAF TIMOXENA VIRGINIA CRAWFORD “TIM” “To know her is to love her.” Tim possesses all the qualities that make up an ideal personality, which has won for her a host of friends during her high school career. She is always happy but she can be serious when the occasion demands. ROBERT GLENN RAY “SLIM” “Respect yourself or no one else will.” Glenn is especially interested in bas¬ ket-ball. A gentle and thoughtful man¬ ner are the characteristics that have made him a friend to all. Page Nineteen THE LAUREL LEAL CONTRIBUTORS Historian . Last Will and Testament. Class Prophet. Optimist . Class Song. Class Poem... Statistics .. Who’s Who in Senior Class Valedictorian . Salutatorian . .LOIS FERGUSON ELIZABETH BARNARD .BILL HIGDON FRED CUNNINGHAM .SUE HUNNICUTT FRANCES PAUL . TIM CRAWFORD LOVICIA JUSTICE .WILLIAM McGUIRE BETTY SLOAN Page Twenty THE LAUREL LEAF 3 istimt uf the Class at ' 2tx Early in September 1922, Prof. W. H. Crawford guided his flock of about thirty Freshmen through the entrance of their High School career. After many ups and downs, change of teachers, battles with higher arithmetic, and an epidemic of flu, most of us became Sophomores. How important we did feel! But we were soon humbled, for Mr. Measles came along and knocked us flat. You can’t keep a working man down though, and our spirits were soon soaring high in the political campaign, in which we went “whole hog” for the " People’s Party,” only to be brought down by the death of our dea r little teacher’s mother. But Miss Gallman returned to row us over the Latin River into J uniordom. Oh, how Mr. Richards blushed when he saw what a silly looking bunch he had to contend with! It’s no wonder that Miss Mahaffey, who was usually so good-natured made us memorize the Gettysburg Address backward, for our backs must have looked even worse than our faces on April Fool’s Day. We almost coughed our heads off be¬ fore the Junior-Senior reception given at the home of our charming sponsor, Miss Margaret Rogers. But somehow we managed to become Seniors. In ’25 a new principal, Prof. A. L. Bramlett, with a new faculty and regulations greeted us. We lost our English teacher and sponsor after Thanksgiving, much to our dismay. But Mrs. Sam L. Franks, who iust seemed to belong to us anyway, re¬ lieved us of our anx ' ety by coming to us after Christmas. We really should have had a half holiday, at least, when we finished Burke’s Speech on Conciliation, but no such luck came our way. Mumps did not quite “get our goats,” although we had a sweet time for a while. Parties and dinners brightened things up quite a bit, and at the end of the year we unanimously proclaimed our four years at F. H. S. a period to be re¬ membered throughout all coming time. If our diplomas could have uttered sound, there would probably have been a great groaning as we squeezed them almost in two, for fear they would leap away from us after all our struggles for them. No matter what the future may hold in store for us we doubt if any thrill could equal this last one at F. H. S. MARY LOIS FERGUSON. -’age Twenty-cne THE LAUREL LEAF last Wll att Ui ' strtmrnt itf thr Class uf State of North Carolina, Covin ' y of Macon, Franklin High School. We, the class of 1926 of Franklin High School, being in a sane state of mind, and realizing that our days are numbered, do hereby deciare this our last will and testa¬ ment : I, Kate Baird, do hereby will and bequeath my beauty to Kathleen Conley, trusting that she may use it to advantage. I, Selma Young, do hereby will and bequeath my ability in mastering Senior Eng¬ lish to Elizabeth Smith. I, Reuben Roland, do hereby will and bequeath my art of love-making to Orron Holland. 1. Anna Laura Shields, entrust my beautiful hands to Elizabeth Anderson, hoping that she will appreciate them more than I have. I, Eanny Mae Reece, regretfully leave my fellows to my sister, Kate. I, Stephen Frazier, bequeath my quiet disposition to James Porter with the desire that he carry on. I, Alice Cunningham, bequeath my avoirdupois ' o Katherine Porter. I, Faye Robinson, leave my place on the front seat of a Red Bird Overland to my sister, Gay. I, Lilyan Patton, bequeath my knowledge in the art of flirting to Maude Burleson. I, Lester Henderson, do hereby bequeath my Senior privileges to Tom McCollum hoping that he may discover them, as 1 have not. I, Amy Henderson, gladly leave my glasses to Ruby McCoy. I, Coretta Talley, do hereby will and bequeath my love for the study of Physics to anyone who is in need of it. I, Grace Wilkes, do hereby will and bequeath my clear ringing voice to Mftttie Pearl Cunningham. I, Charlie Conley, do hereby leave my skill in riding to Alex Stewart, wishing him many long, happy journeys on horseback. I, Leota McCracken, bequeath my long hair to Ina Henry. I, Eva Smith, do hereby will and bequeath my slender figure to Margie Gray. 1, Marie Gibson, bequeath my means of conveyance from, and to the school house at noon, to anyone who wants it. I, Bonnie Berry, do hereby wiil and bequeath my curly hair to John Arrendale. I, Ella Jones, do leave my place in the restaurant to Clara Shope, with the warn¬ ing not to eat too many pies. rage Twenty-two THE LAUREL LEAF I, Betty Sloan, willingly leave my neck to Clyde Berry; to Grace McClure I leave my ability of accomplishing everything I undertake. I, Frances Paul, do hereby leave my sweet disposition to Hazel Penland. I, Elmer Roten, do hereby will and bequeath my attraction for the ladies to Jack Sherrill. I, Laura Jacobs, bequeath my dignity to Dorothy Stewart. I, Beatrice Mozeiy, leave my smile to Lucy Cabe, hoping that it will bring her many friends. I, Lois Ferguson, do hereby will and bequeath my love of school work to Nancy Justice. I, William McGuire, do hereby will and bequeath my oratorical ability to Lake Ledford. I, Ora Sue Hunnicutt, leave my profession of vamping to Freda Siler. 1, Nat Phillips, leave my ability to play baseball to Rogers Sutton. I, Lovicia Justice, do hereby will and bequeath to Margaret Cunningham my own style of combing my hair; also my wit. I, Fred Cunningham, do hereby wi.l and bequeath my place in study hall to anyone whom Miss Mozeiy chooses. I, Tim Crawford, bequeath my ability to pronounce French to Elizabeth Cunning¬ ham. I, Glenn Ray, leave my good looks and school-girl complexion to George Carpenter with the advice that he use Octagon soap on all occasions. I, Elizabeth Barnard, bequeath my beautiful hair to Susan McClure. I, Bill Higdon, do hereby will and bequeath my old boots to Thomas Johnston trusting that he will make as much noise as 1 have. To our audience here this evening, we bequeath our congratulations on the fact that they have had the good fortune to be present at the class day exercises of the great class of ’26. The memory of this evening will be something for everyone to hand down to posterity. In the years to come, it will be a mark of distinction for anyone to be able to say that he was a member of the audience at these exercises. ELIZABETH BARNARD. Page Twenty-three THE LAUREL LEAF Class llrttpher t r 2$ I was sleeping soundly, the next instant I was staring into the darkness at a silent form ihat stood by my bed. The storm was raging ferociously outside while the light¬ ning played in the skies. The figure then spoke, “follow me.” Without any effort I arose and passed out the window with my guide. Fields and forests were passing below us swiftly, but I could see everything tha f was going on below us. A tiny log cabin set snugly in a hollow, first came into my view. Lois Ferguson was spanking a small child, while Bonnie Berry held three more. I then cast my eyes over an adjoining ridge. Lester Henderson was gazing through a pair of field glasses at the surrounding country Passing over another high mountain, I observed Fred Cunningham plowing while Eva Smith carried water and hoed corn. Not far away on a country road Elmer Roten was tinkering with an old Ford, while Frances Paul sat in the front seat giving instructions. A great city ap¬ peared below me. I was swiftly dropping into the midst of the tall buildings. The first person I knew was Charles Conley, peddling hair dye to the pedestrians. Entering a great building, who did I see but Stephen Frazier seated at a desk n a large office. Passing through a door into an adjacent room, I saw Faye Robinson, Lilyan Patton Elizabeth Barnard and Lovicia Justice, each working vigorously on a stack of papers with a typewriter. Leaving that room, I found myself in a beauty parlor, managed by William McGuire and Betty Sloan. Reuben Roland and Glenn Ray were the chief barbers. Sue Hunnicutt was the manicurist, Nat Phillips was the janitor. This scene disappeared and I was in a large theatrical building. Grace Wilkes, Coretta Talley and Amy Henderson were actors of high repute. Beatrice Mozelev was manager of the building and of the company. Passing on once more I saw a club room. Ella Jones, Fannie Mae Reece, Selma Young and Alice Cunningham had organized an Old Maids’ Club and had a large mem¬ bership. My guide led me on and I observed that we were passing out of the mountains and over plains. Another city crossed by view. I passed into a graveyard and saw a new grave. I looked at the engraving and read : “Here lies Tim Crawford, who committed suicide because she owed 25 cents and could find no way to raise the sum, poor girl.” Now we were at a sea port; I perceived Laura Jacobs, Anna Laura Shields, Marie Gib¬ son, and Leota McCracken boarding a liner bound for Africa. I turned my back on the sea and started back across the continent. 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Here come the Seniors Set for a scrap, We’re feeling fit to Wipe up the map. Freshmen, we’ve proved What Seniors can do; Gangway for Seniors Watch us crash through. —SUE HUNNICU Page Twenty-six THE LAUREL LEAF Cinss lUnutt Old Senior pals, old Senior friends, And the best of friends a r e we, Our High School days are at an end, We’ll embark on an unknown sea. As we look back o’er our school days We see what we have done, Tasks accomplished, know ' edge gained, Battles fought, and victories won. If harder tasks befall you Don’t be a man who kicks, Take the bitter with the sweet; You’re from the class of ’26 We’ll take our places in the world And work with all our might Until we’ve gained the highest rank We’ll not give up the fight. Old Senior pals, old Senior friends, In your memories fix The good old times of Franklin High And the class of ' 26. —FRANCES PAUL. Page Twenty-sever THE LAUREL LEAF •Ifllm ' s Whit iit the iSi ' mer (Llrtss Prettiest—Kate Baird. Best Natured—Eva Smith. Most Intellectual—Lois Ferguson. Most Influential—Sue Hunnicutt. Most Popular—Elizabeth Barnard. Best All Around—Fannie Mae Reece. Best Sport—Ella Jones. Most Dignified—Selma Young. Daint : est—Laura Jacobs. Biggest Flirt—Lilyan Patton. Most Reserved—Marie Gibson. Quietest—Anna Laura Shields. Most Sedate—Faye Robinson. Sweetest—Frances Paul. Tiniest—Alice Cunningham. Most Serious—Grace Wilkes. Most Optimistic—Beatrice Mozeley. Best Angel—Amy Henderson. Most Athletic—Lovicia Justice. Most Lady Like—Leota McCracken. Most Attractive—Tim Crawford. Most Handsome—Glenn Ray. Most Athletic—Elmer Roten. Most Intellectual—Wiilliam McGuire. Best All Around—Bill Higdon. Best Sport—Nat Phillips. Wittiest—Reuben Roland. Most Timid—Charles Conley. Class Grind—Bonnie Berry. Most Popular—Fred Cunningham. Most Dignified—Steve Frazier. Most Lovable Laddie—Lester Henderson Most Independent—Betty Sloan. Hardest Boner—Coretta Talley. Page Twenty-eight THE LAUREL LEAF (Optimist Laugh and the world laughs with you; Weep and you weep alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth It has trouble enough of its own. Sing and a hill will answer; Sigh and its lost in the air. The echoes bound with a joyous sound, But sink from a voicing care. The people who can accomplish anything worth while are the people who can laugh when everything goes wrong. Let us teil health, happiness and prosperity to every one we meet. May we look on the sunny side of everything and make our optimism come true. Let us think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Let us forget the mistakes of the past and strive on to the greater achievement in future. Let us wear a cheerful smile at all time and have a smile for every living creature we meet. Let us be too large for worry, too noble for anger too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble. Why be a pessimist? They are always grumblers and loafers, never seeing the better side of life. We have already set our goal which we hope to reach during our life. Of course there may be something changed as new and better opportunities arise; we then con¬ tinue for the same goal with the hope of never failing. Parents, teachers and friends, the things that we have said are only echoes of many things you have said and done before us. The interest you have taken in us as children, pupils, and friends, has led us to where we are. The life that has been pictured to us, by each of you, as being successful would on.y look on the bright side and keep going. This we have done so far. words have proven true. if we Your We go into the future with the same thought on with energy and well knowing that failure is not in the the bright side of life, coupled class of ’26. FRED CUNNINGHAM. Page Twenty nine THE LAUREL LEAF Page Thirty THE LAUREL LEAF 3iutior (D tss Sponsor: Miss Anne Phipps Flower: Sweet Pea. Colors : Purple and White. Motto: Honestum est optunium consilium OFFICERS THOMAS JOHNSTON, JR....... . LYMAN JOLLAY.-.-..-----. Vice ELIZABETH SMITH.....-.—... .....Secretary and .President President Treasurer Elizabeth Anderson Clyde Berry Beuna Cabe Hattie Lee Cabe Alma Dula Louise Henderson Ilia Henry Selma Henson Edith Horne Elma Jennings Grace McClure Kathryn Porter Clara Shope Freda Siler ROLL Elizabeth Smith Taylor Bryson Harley Cabe Paul Cunningham Billy Hames Orron Holland Thomas Johnston Lyman Jollay Lake Ledford Grady Reece Frank Shope Chester Wilkes James Porter Page Thirty-one THE LAUREL LEAF 33 1 slurp uf tltr mxi r Clrtss ' Twas one fine September day in the year ’23 that a group of shy, awkward boys and girls timidly crossed the threshold that leads into the long hoped for land of knowledge. For seven years we had prepared ourselves for this hour, and now that it had come we began to dimly realize that the pursuit of knowledge had just begun and that the struggle was still ahead. We gazed with awe at the glorified Seniors, whc had nearly reached the last round of the ladder of success, and wondered if it were possible that we, too, could climb to such dizzy heights. As we entered Room No. 1 in the beautiful new building our eyes met those of Miss Bailey. Then and there we realized that she was our true, dependable friend, and so she proved to be during the trials and troubles of first year High School. This was the beginning of the class of ’27 Next year each of us who survived the strain of being a Freshman, came back and started once more, this time as Sophomores. Gone were our timid airs and meek man¬ ners. We were now quite sure of ourselves and made our class one of the most im¬ portant in the school. Miss Bailey was still there to lend us a helping hand over the many rough places. Picnics, parties and social gatherings made the time pass rapidly We elected Grady Reece for our president that year. Again most of the old crowd came back, although some dropped by the wayside and others entered. This time we came as Juniors and were by now fully convinced of our importance. Our sponsor was changed but the spirit remained the same. Miss Phipps took Miss Bailey’s place and our entire faculty, including the principal, was new. We worked with a will, however, and with Tho mas Johnston as our president accomplished much. Although our class is one of the smallest in the school, we are proud of it and think it is as good as they get to be. Our one wish is that when we graduate we shall feel that we have accomplished as much as the class of ’26, and that as many people will so sincerely mourn our departure. Pag ' Thirty-two THE LAUREL LEAF Page Thirty-three THE LAUREL LEAF ;Stfphmtuire Clrtss Sponsor : Miss Elizabeth Weaver. Flower: Daisy. Motto : “The Class that works is the Class that wins.” Colors: Yellow and White. OFFICERS HAZEL PENLAND ..President PHILIP NEWMAN ..Vice President WILBUR TEAGUE . Secretary and Treasurer Margaret Angel John Arrendale Maude Burleson George Carpenter Onnie Cabe Hazel Cabe Fannie Conley Kathleen Conley Mattie Pearle Cunningham Elizabeth Cunningham Margaret Cunningham Roy Cunningham Robert Curtis Harold Dalrymple ROLL Riley Ferguson Mattie Franklin Margie Gray Frank Guest Louise Stribling Wilbur Teague Lora Talley Mattie Wilkes Howard Wilkie Elizabeth Womack Ralph Womack Louie Young Ross Zachary age Thirty-four THE LAUREL LEAF Page Thirty-five THE LAUREL LEAF Tj-ri ' siutmit Class Sponsor: Mr. Bramlett Flower: Daisy Colors: White and Gold Motto: “Esse Quam Videri.” MARGARET McGUIRE OFFICERS ..President HARRY McDOWELL. ... MILDRED COZAD . RALEIGH SHOOK . James Angel Sam Bryson, Jr. Clay Compton Frank Henry Clyde Bingham Van Calloway George Cunningham Eldon Henson Lefferts Higdon Arthur Jollay Harry McDowell Frederick Newman Perry Pendergrass Rutherford Snyder Theodore Stocton Roger Sutton Russell Vanhook Arthur Dowdle Elmon Teague J. D. Gibson ROLL Mildred Cozad Lois Garner Helen Jones Virginia McGuire Jimmie Hunnicutt Sanford Mann John McCollum Rakdgh Shook George Slagle Irvin Strain Harry Thomas Lease Bryson Howard Barnard Herman Talley Ruth Cabe Mary Sue Cunningham Wilma Hall Nell Hudson Margaret McGuire Susan McClure Page Thirty-six .Vice-President . Secretary . Treasurer Ethel Oliver Agnes Smith Mary Snyder Hallie St iwinter Flora Wilkie Ellen Dowdle Edna Hoagland Jessie Ramsay Ethel Roberts Gay Robinson Lois Snyder Dorothy Stewart Ada B. Trotter Fannie K. Womack Ola Roten Flora Talley Lola Ramsay Bertha Sutton Florence Ray THE LAUREL LEAL Page Thirty-seven THE LAUREL LEAL Uvarlu ' r Urahtnuj (Class Motto: " Service.” Flower: Rose Colors: Green and White Sponsor: Miss Helen Burch BESS CUNNINGHAM W ILLARD FuX . JOSEPHINE SNYDER OFFICERS .President .Vice President ..Secretary and Treasurer ROLL Lillie Mae Allen Bess Cunningham Ethel Edwards Lenna Fox Willard Fox Glee Garner Mayme Paine Leona Sawyer Mary Louise Portei Josephine Snyder Page Thirty-eight THE LAUREL LEAF Page Thirty-nine THE LAUREL LEAF 3 3 U Cs s Motto: ‘‘Seek to Succeed.” Colors : Green and White Flower: White Rose Song: “O, S. S. S. We’ll Sing.” Yel : S. S. S., S. S. S., S. S S. are we We are from a little town Down in old N. C. Franklin, Franklin, Franklin is its name Here we’ll win, here we’ll win Here we’ll win our fame. KATE BAIRD LILLIE HORN .. ELLA JONES . HARLEY CABE OFFICERS .President Vice President .Secretary .Treasurer PROGRAM COMMITTEE Robert Wallace Ada Trotter Beatrice Mozeley Frances Paul Katherine Porter Mary Snyder EDITORIAL COMM ITTEE Elizabeth Smith Elizabeth Anderson Lillian Patton Selma Young Philip Newman Sponsors: Miss Coralee Mozeley, Mrs. Eloise G. Franks. Page Forty I ' M E LAUREL LEAF Laitii ' r ;Siinctu Motto: " Hitch Your Wagon to a Star.” Colors: Black and Maroon Flower: Rhododendron Song: " Here’s to the Lanier Society.” Yell: Rah! Rah! Laniers, Rah! Rah! Laniers Rah! Rah! Laniers, Rah! Rah! Rah! Sponsor: Miss Anne Phipps. Fall Term BETTY SLOAN BILL HIGDON. ELIZABETH BARNARD OFFICERS Spring Term President.I-REDA SILER .Vice-President.W ILLIAM McGUIRE ... Secy, and Treas..FANNIE MAE REECE Phil McCollum William McGuire Betty Sloan PROGRAM COMMITTEE Bill Higdon Hattie Lee Cabe Elizabeth Barnard Margaret Cunningham Sue Hunnicutt Dixie Nell Hudson Tim Crawford EDITORIAL COM Lois Ferguson Freda Siler FT EE Alice Cunningham Fanny Mae Reece Page Forty-one THE LAUREL LEAT Uiu ' (Lice Chib MISS MATTIE ANGEL . Composed of High School Students. Director Page Forty-two TIIE LAUREL LEAF 3imtti ' Crmtmturs Class This year’s Home Economics Class has done very efficient work under the super¬ vision of Miss Elizabeth Weaver. The hot lunches they served every day were looked forward to with much impatience by the school rhi.dren. rage Forty- " hree THE LAUREL LEAF Page Forty-four THE LAUREL LEAL Basket Bali Cram ....Forward ....Forward .Center .Guard ....Guard .Substitute PHIL McCOLLUM ... ELMER ROTEN .. WILLARD FOX (Captain).. DON HENRY (Manager)..... JACK SHERRIL ...-. . BILL HIGDON .. . RALEIGH SHOOK ..... .Substitute GEORGE CARPENTER ......Substitute RALPH WOMACK ......Substitute Fox and his " Wild Cats’’ were one of the fastest teams that ever represented F H. S. They played 24 games and lost only 9. One of their glo; ious victories was over the Cherokee Indians. This was the first game the Indians had lost on their own court in three years. Professor Moss proved to be a very satisfactory coach and fr.end to both the girls and boys’ teams. . . „ Both teams entered the tournament at Cu’.lowbee with a spirit of do or le. I n boys played up to the finals, but lost in a very exciting game to Sylva High. The g.r. were victorious over Quala, but lost to Iotla, who carried away the cup. Page Forty-five THE LAUREL LEAF (Girls ' Basket Ball Lraut IX A HENRY . ELIZABETH BARNARD FREDA SILER (Captain) GLEE GARNER .. HATTIE LEE CABE . LOVICIA JUSTICE . HELEN JONES . ELLA JONES . GEORGE HUNNICUTT .Forward .Forward .Guard ........Guard .Guard Center Forward .Substitute .Substitute ..Mascot Page Forty-six THE LAUREL LEAF 3 ki ' s Mr. Bramlett: " Alex, if you ever want anything in life you must work for it. Be honest with yourself. Why, just think, I started in life as a barefoot hoy.” Alex : “H’m. I wasn’t born with shoes on either. Ross had been looking over the cards of greeting on the counter for some time when the saleslady suggested : " Here’s a lovely sentiment: To the only girl I ever loved.’” " That’s fine,” said Ross brightening. “I’ll take five—no, six—of those. Betty (to photographer): “Can you make a good picture of me?” Photographer: " We can do you justice.” Betty: " Justice! Just ce! It’s not justice, it’s mercy, I want.” Elizabeth Cunningham in an Atlanta shoe store seemed to be more interested in the passing she ks than in the slightly bald-headed -lerk, who was trying to fit her in shoes. She suddenly looked down to see the shoe, and seeing the clerk’s bald head thought it was her bare knee. She immediately covered it with her dress. Timely aid from an assistant clerk saved him from suffocation. s)c A’ice: " I hear you are engaged, Ella. Who is the happy man?” Ella: “Father.” s|c s|c Tom: “Have you heard the Dago song?” Jack: “No, how does it go?” Tom: “Dago wild, simply wild, over me.” Ida Moore (conducting H. E. class) : “Who is the best looking girl in this room, and why am I ?” Tax- driver (to Mr. Moss after a trip to Clayton): “Here you are, sir. This is your hotel—get out—be careful, sir—here’s the step.” Mr. Moss: " Yesh ! thash allri’, but whersh my feet?” Pedro: " Have you ever seen bull fights, Abie?’ Abie: “Nah, putt 1 hafif seen chicken pox.” Man in upper: “Hey, you’re snoring.” Man in lower: " How do you know?” Man in upper: “I heard you.” Man in lower : " Don’t believe everything you hear.” " How very depressing” said the fat lady as she sat on the air cushion. “Are you waiting for somebody, Mr. Bramlett. ' “No, I just promised to meet Thomas Johnston here.” Page Forty-seven THE LAUREL LEAF Steve : “I wish I could revise the alphabet.” Sue: “Why, what would you do?” Steve : “I’d put ‘U’ and ‘I’ closer together.” sjs 5|c s s sf: sf ' Bill: “For two pins I’d kiss you.” Elizabeth (reviving hope): " Wouldn’t buttons do?” A fellow crossed his earner pigeons with parrots so that when they got lost they could ask their way home. Important proverbs: A bird in the hand is bad table manners. Everything comes to him who orders hash ! ’Tis an ill wind that—doesn’t attract some attention. Folks who live in glass houses should—dress in the da:k. 5 S Sfc S(C Love’s old sweet song: “Buy me some chewing gum.” Thomas: " Last night I dreamed I was married to the most beautiful girl in school Kate: “Oh, how remarkable. Were we happy?” Stephen is so solemn he refuses to sleep on a fea her b d for fear a feather mi Fit tickle him and he would have to laugh. Nat: “There are an awful ot of girls that don’t want to get married.” Fred: “Flow do you know?” Nat: “I’ve asked them.” Elizabeth: “When are we going to get married?” Reuben : “Pay day.” Elizabeth : “How thrilling. I hope oav dav will hurry and come.’ sfe “I did a charitable act today,” remarked Bill as he entered the school room. “I ' m glad to hear about it, dear,” remarked Ella; “telr me about it.” “Oh, Mr. Moss wanted to borrow five dollars so lie and Miss Mozely could get mauled, and I refused.” Mr. Bramlett: “Now, children, be honest with yourself.” Mr. Moss: “Don’t try to frisk a deal on me.” Miss Mozely: “Git cjuite.” Miss Phipps: “I think that ' s tackey.” Mrs. Franks: “Each one get some useful work you can do alone.” Miss Weaver: " Oh, girls.” Page Forty-eight Page Forty-nine (Ps£ B| HORN, PATTON POINDEXTER ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW Franklin North Carolina J. FRANK RAY, JR. ATTORN EY - AT- LAW Franklin North Carolina R. D. SISK ATTO R N EY-AT- LA W Franklin North Carolina H. G. ROBERTSON ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Franklin North Carolina T. J. JOHNSTON ATTO RNEY- AT-LAW hranklin North Carolina W. N. SLOAN CIVIL ENGINEER Franklin North Carolina WALTER HUNNICUTT PHOTOGRAPHER TALLULAH FALLS GEORGIA Anything In Photography FRANKLIN MILLINERY COMPANY ' “From the cheapest that’s good to the best that ' s made” MISS MARY ALLMAN FRANKLIN, N. C. MILLINERY AND LADIES’ SPECIALTY SHOPPE MRS. W. J. ZACHARY JOINES MOTOR TRACTOR CO. rut UNIVEk.SAl CAB ice Service FRANKLIN, N. C. Square Deal Satisfaction Right Now ACEX MOORE, President F. Y. McCRACKEN, Vice-President E. S. HUNNICUTT, Secretary and Treasurer FRANKLIN FURNITURE CO., INC. “SERVES AND SAVES” All Kinds of Household and Kitchen Furniture Paints That “Stay Painted” THE BANK OF FRANKLIN Resources Over Half Million Dollars OUR MOTTO: “SAFETY AND SERVICE” OFFICERS LEE CRAWFORD, President T. B. HIGDON, Vice-President H. W. CABE, Cashier GEO. DEAN, Asst. Cashier DIRECTORS DR. S. H. LYLE, Chairman w. b. McGuire A. W. HORN E. H. FRANKS IAS. A. PORTER LEE CRAWFORD DR. W. A. ROGERS F III 1 SMITH’S DRUG STORE The service at our store is unsurpassed. Our Coca Colas are sparkling and full of life. They brace you up and make you “smack your lips” with a real relish. Our Chocolate Milks are served with real whipped cream and are rich and healthful. They taste like the “nectar of the gods.” We serve Costa’s delicious Ice Cream. It’s “just a little bit better.” OUR MOTTO: “SERVICE AND THE BEST.” FRANK T. SMITH THE PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST FRANKLIN HARDWARE COMPANY DEALERS IN Doors Lumber M oakling ' s Window Sash Builders’ Hardware Lime Cement Paints and Oils Harness, Wagons Oliver Chilled Plows (ialvanized and Asphalt Roofing and Shingles GET OUR PRICES BEFORE YOU BUILD -ninii nnnnfi GORDON BROTHERS " Have 1 he Bargains For You” FRANKLIN NORTH CAROLINA For Efficient and I rompt TAXI SERVICE CALL HARRY SHEPPARD Phone 18-03 Franklin, N. C. WE SELL THE EARTH AT AUCTION If you have Real Estate for sale see us. We will explain our latest methods of work planned by our experienced organization to avoid the pit¬ falls and convert your properties into cash at one big auction sale. We Guarantee Satisfaction and Success. HOME REALTY AND AUCTION COMPANY R. A. PATTON, Manager. Office McCoy Building - Franklin, N. C. ROGERS HALL Franklin, N. C. Altitude 2,250 F LOCATION—One-half mile from center of town, overlooking the I Tennessee Valley. Spacious grounds, unexcelled mountain views. BUILDING—New, modern; 21 bedrooms with private or connec bath ; broad, cool veranda. Wholesome meals. OPEN FROM MAY FIRST TO NOVEMBER FIRST MISS MARGARET ROGERS, FRANKLIN, N. C. LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE eet ittle ding CITY GARAGE STAR CARS New Building Storage Repair Courteous Treatment Quick Service PHON1 W. B. McGUIRE REAL ESTATE Room 15, Bank of Franklin Building 6 3 FRANKLIN, N. C SLOAN BROTHERS COMPANY DEALERS IN School Supplies and General Merchandise. Groceries a Specialty. PHONE 85 FRANKLIN, N. C FRANKLIN BAKERY RESTAURANT Makes Fine Bread and Cakes and Prepares Good Meals. Come And See Us. Don’t Cuss Phone Us PHONE No. 51 We Still Set the Price in Macon County THE CASH STORE BILL CUNNINGHAM, Mahaeer McCoy Buildin MACON COUNTY SUPPLY COMPANY HARDW ARE AND MILL SUPPLIES Eighteen Years Of Service PHONE 23 FRANKLIN, N. C. LjniihiuiiiiiQ aiiiinin iTmfmrmi iumjinii iiiiiiiMTi rrTTTmi CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES Of The COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION DR. S. H. LYLE, Chairman H. M. BASCOM N. L. BARNARD M. D. BILLINGS, Superintendent THE FRANKLIN PRESS To the Graduating Class we extend Congratulations. Let The Press follow each of you as you journe through broader fields of life. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIOR CLASS OF ’26 VV. J. COOPER C. P. A.
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