Franklin High School - Laurel Leaf Yearbook (Franklin, NC)

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THE LAUREL LEAL Published by the Students of Franklin H igh School May, 1927 Page Two I)r. SAMUEL HARLEY LYLE Page Three Foreword To our friends and to the casual reader the pages of this book may be common¬ place and uninteresting. To the class of ’27 they are beads in the rosary of high school memories which in after years they will re¬ count in tender recollection. Page Four G. L. HOI K Principal FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Page Five Page Six J Faculty MISS GREVILDA NORM AN—History MISS ANNE PHIPPS—Mathematics MR. G. L. HOUK—Principal MRS. ELOISE G. FRANKS—English M ISS MATTIE ANGEL—Music MISS HELEN BURCH—Teacher Training MISS ELIZABETH WEAVER—Home Economics MISS MARY POINDEXTER—Science MISS CORALEE MOZELEY—Languages Page Seven Annual Staff ELIZABETH SMITH.Editor-in-Chief WILLIAM HAMES.Business Manager William Gribble Freda Siler Katherine Porter ASSISTANTS Lake Ledford Katherine Franks Philip Newman James Porter Eugene Crawford Margaret McGuire Page Eight ELOISE GRIFFIN FRANKS Sponsor THE LAUREL LEAF 1927 Rage Nine Page Ten 1 MARTHA RICE Mascot CL. vSS OF 1927 Page Eleven Class Officers President . Elizabeth Smith Vice-President . Billy Hames Secretary . Grace McClure Treasurer . Thelma Ray Colors : Rose and Silver—Flower : Rose. Motto: “Honestum est optimum consilium.” CLASS ROLL Leobelle Bradley Robert Enloe Lake Ledford Frank Shope Hattie Lee Cabe Bill Gribblc Grace McClure Clara Shope Beuna Cabe Ina Henry Ruby Mason Carlyle Sheffield Lucy Cabe Selma Henson Kathryn Porter Elizabeth Smith Harley Cabe Billy Hames James Porter Chester Wilkes Eugene Crawford Veva Howard Thelma Ray D. L. Edwards Louise Henderson Freda Siler Page Twelve LUCY A VALINE CABE “FIDO” “The reward of a thing well done is to hate S. S. S. Literary Society ’25 ’26 ’27. If you want a lots said in a few words Lucy is the girl who can do it. It doesn ' t take her long to tell you what’s what, if it happens to be any of your business. Her independent spirit is much admired by her class-mates, and also her thoroughness in preparing her lessens. Lucy’s note books and papers are as neat as her appearance and that is saying a lot. When least expected she will make a witty remark that is always suitable for the occassion. Lucy, we are sure that the world will be good to you, be¬ cause you have a way of getting the best out of life. JOHN FRANKLIN SHOPE “FRANK” “Let every man be master of his time.” S. S S. Literary Society ’24 ’25 ’26 ' 27 . Uho. gh Frank is rather irregular, he is one of the most popular students in our class. Everyone likes him and he has a smile and a cheerful word for everybody. He is always in a good humor and puts all the rest of us in one. He is a loyal society member and will sing, debate, declaim, or do anything he is called upon to do. A few more like you, Frank, would add greatly to our societies. Always be as cheerful and as willing to help others as you are now and you will always be as popular. KATHF2R1NE ELIZABETH SMITH “AZZUS” " Let ns then be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; Still achieving , still pursuing. Learn to labour and to wait. ' S. S. S. Literary Society ’24 ’25 ’26 ’27; Editorial Board ’26 ’27; President S. S. S. ’26; Glee Club ’26; Secretary Class ' 26; President Class ’27; Editor-in-Chief of Annual ’27; Tennis Club ’27; Class Prophet ’27. Any papers or letters to write ? Any business to transact? If so, call on “Azzus.” She is always ready with new ideas. She is full of fun and one of the best sports ever. “Lib” is not only brilliant but she posses many other good qualities. She is cute, sweet, and attractive, and at any social gathering she is easily one of the most popular girls there. “How doc she do it?, everyone asks. Well we can tell you. “Lib” is simply herself; and that is why she is so attractive. WILLIAM CHESTER WILKES “CHET” “Huntsman rest! thy chase is done.” S S. S. Literary Society ’24 ' 25 ’26 ’27; Basket Ball ’26 ’27; Base Ball ’27. Yes, Chester just will hunt and when he does, “All the perfumes of Anahia” will not sweeten him. He is a clever basket ball player and everyone likes him. Chet’s heart is as big as the rest of him and he is a friend worth having Although the pranks played upon him a-r numerous, Chet takes them with a smiL. which shows what good sportsmanship really is. When everyone else fails to answer a question in History, Chester will save the day by making a brilliant euess. “Chet,” keep the good work go¬ ing and you will make a success of life. Page Thirteen ROBERT CARLYLE SHEFFIELD “CAR-FIELD” “A most intense young man, A soulful-eyed young man. An ultra-poetical, super-asthetical out of the way young man. ' S. S. S. Society ' 21 . Here is a good fellow—pleasant, pleas¬ ing and kind. After spending a half-year at Bethel, Carlyle came to join us. He has made many friends during his short stay here and our only regret is that he did not join our class ooner. Carlyle is quite a favorite among the girls, but he pretends to be indifferent to their charms. He is also fond of athletics—and in not so great a degree—of studying. Carlyle tries to act innocent,but one look in his eyes puts us wise. He is nearly always surrounded by a bevy of girls listening to his brilliant remarks. Our best wishes go with you, “Car-field.” Wc hope you’ll be a “howling success” wherever fate may put you. LEOBELLE BRADLEY “LEO, THE GREAT” “Love reckons hours for months, and days for years. And every little absence is an age ' Lanier Literary Society ’27. They say she is in love, but she does¬ n’t have the usual symptoms. She never sits around and dreams when she should be studying, but always knows her les¬ sons perfectly. We can c”Gly see why anyone could be in love with her, how¬ ever, for she is both sweet and at¬ tractive. Everybody likes Leobelle, and Leobelle likes everybody. This is mo ' -e than can be said of most people with as much truth. Leo studies e -h lesson until she learns as much aho-it it as can be known, and she is a regular light¬ ning bug in Biology. FREDERICKA EMILY SILER “ 1500 !” And when the little heat t is big, “A little ” sets it off. " Lanier Literary Society ' 24 ’25 ’26 ’27; President Lanier ’25; S ecretary and Treasurer ’26; Vice-President ’27; Basket Ball Team ’26 ’27; Captain Basket Ball ’26; Glee Club ’26; Class Poet ’27; An¬ nual Staff ’27; Tennis Club ’27. Freda is one of the most popular girls in our class. Her originality and cute ways always make her the center of at¬ traction in any group. She is one of the star basket ball players and when it comes to school spirit Freda is alwavs on the job. She is the kind that never worries, no matter how trying the situ- uation, but she is always willing to help the other fellow with his troubles. Freda we hope life will give you the best has to offer and we are sure you will give it a square deal in return. JAMES BRYSON PORTER “PICKLE” “He combined the manners of a marquis and the morals of ' a Methodist.” Lanier Literary Society ’24 ’25 ’26’ 27; Annual Committee ’27. James is the kind of student who can always be depended upon. He tackles everything with a determination to win, and will always help a friend out of any difficulty. “Pickles” love of music will probably some day cause the world to proclaim him a great musician. He is very polite and his good manners cause him to be quite a favorite among the ladies. He is alwavs in a good humor and we hope that he will continue to smile at the difficulties of life and al¬ wavs conquer them as easily as he does nowr Page Fourteen WILLIAM CANNON HAMES “Si ' K” “William was such a bashful youth, Iiis modesty was such, ' I ' hat one might say (to say the truth) He rather had too much. ' Lanier Literary Society ’25 ’26 ’27; President of Lanier Society ’26; Basket Ball ’26 ’27; Business Manager of An¬ nual ’27; Vice-President of Class ' ll ; Tennis Club ’27; Basket Ball ’26 ’27. Billy, although quite a popular laddie, does not allow the ladies to turn his head. He loves his studies and is quite a favorite with the teachers. Regardless of his apparent bashfulncss he does not fail to speak up in class, in a manner that makes the vest of us “sit up and take notice.” He takes great deli ht m athletics and participates in all kinds of sports, especially foot ball, base ball and basket ball. He spends his study ha Is planning and planning and playing fool¬ ish pranks on the rest of us, but in¬ stead of flunking, he startles us all by making the highest grades in our class. We love him and hope he will continue to make a success in everything he undertakes. VEVA GERTRUDE HOWARD “P.EBO” “Everything in this world depends upon will.” S. S. S. Literary Society ' 21 . Veva is a very quiet and studious girl. She seems to be untiring in her effort to aquire am education. The way Veva “tackles” History causes us all to admire her and to wonder j ' st exactly how it is done. The smile which she continually wears or. her face has won for her many friends at Franklin High. Veva, we have no doubt as to your success and our best wishes go with you. THELMA ELIZABETH RAY “THELL” “An hour is long if lost in care, They only live who life enjoy. " l Lanier Literary Society ’27; Class Treasurer ’27; Captain Basket Ball Team ’27; Tennis Club ’27; Annual Staff ’27. “Thell!” The bright and shining light of our class! How we ever managed to exist before she joined us is a mystery now. Her cheerful laugh and care-free manner have “saved the day” more than owe when otherwise all would have been dull and cheerless. “Thell” is the star player of our basket ball team and the best sport in school. She has cap¬ tured quite a few hearts of the opposite sex and the fellow who doesn’t 1 like Thelma is yet to be discovered. Good luck ! “Thell.” Keep smiling and all will be well. MARTHA LOUISE HENDERSON “CHARLIE” “Mind can not follow it nor words express her in fin i e sweet n css. ” Lanier Literary Society ' 25 ’26 ' 21 . Sweet, attractive, lovable. Oh ! for some words to describe her that will do her justice. Louise is a good student and is loved by everyone. Her sweet smile keeps us in good heart when everything seems to be going wrong, especially on “Blue Monday,” when the teachers work us so heartlessly. Louise has many ad¬ mirers of the opposite sex, none of whom she pays any attention. Instead, she may be seen pondering over a geometry proposition trying to find a reason to make certain lines parallel. She always finds it in the end, and has a perfect lesson. Louise, we can see for you a very bright future. Page Fifteen RUBY LEE MASON “DANIEL” “Everything succeeds with people of sweet and cheerful disposition Lanier Society ’27; Basket Ball Team ’27. Ruby is the kind of girl who doesn’t say much, but in spite of that she al¬ ways has a bright smile and a kind wo-d for everybody she comes in contact with. She likes basket ball and is one of the best players on the team. A little Ford Roadster, which evidently plays an important part in her life can be seen on the school grounds quite of¬ ten, especially at lunch time. Regardless of her quiet ways Ruby has a very in¬ dependent nature. We are sure in what¬ ever vocation Ruby chooses she will “Dare to be a Daniel.” Ruby, we wish you luck and success in whatever you undertake. RALPH LAKE LEDFORD " I.AKA. ' I III-: DIVINE” “7 ' his young man expresses himsc , in fer ns too deep for me.” Vice-President ’25; S. S. S. Lite ary Society ’25 ’26 ’27; Triangular Debate ’26; Annual Committee ’27; Class His¬ torian. Lake is the intellectual genuis of our class If it were not for him, our teach¬ ers would have long ago despaired of our ever learning anything. He can quote history as well as Mr. West him¬ self and his knowledge of our English books is as complete as that of Mr. Clax- ton. Lake can debate and orate and anything else he is asked to do. He can also use words that only he and Mr. Webster know the meaning of. Lake is very ambitious and energetic BUENA VISTA CABE “BW-ENA” “Our patience will achieve more than our force ' Lanier Literary Society ’24 ’25 ’26 ’27; Basket Ball Team ’26; Chorus Club ’26. “Modest Buena, with her shy ways,” some may describe her, but those who know her laugh at their ignorance. She is one of the few who has spent all her High School days at Franklin, and has proved to be a great help in class and society work. When she promises to do any thing you may feel sure that it will be done, for Buena is a girl whom we can trust. She is very kind hearted and good natured. We wish her great suc¬ cess after she leaves us. ANNE GRACE McCLURE “JOSH” " Every woman would rather he beautiful than good. " S. S. S. Literary Society ’25 ’26 ’27: Secretary S. S. S. ’26; Glee Club ; Secretary Class ’27; Annual Sta’f ’27; Tennis Club ’27. Gay, sweet, pretty, affectionate " ,r. ! ever a friend when one is needed—who can surpass her? None indeed. She is one of the most popular girls in our class and a decided favorite with all who know her. When things go wrong it takes Grace with her cheerful smiles and winning ways to put them right. What more can we say, “Josh,” than that we love you with one accord and and give you our best wishes and heart¬ iest hopes for success in whatever you may choose to do. Page Sixteen WILLIAM BLACK QUIBBLE “IiILL” " For still the longer ive contend, II e ore but further off the end.’’ Lanier Literary Society ’27; Debating Club ’27; Base Ball ’27. ' Talk about your “Geometry Sharks” all you please but we have one in our class that can put any of the rest of ’em in the shade. What Bill can’t prove in Geometry isn’t worth proving. Bill can argue, too. He’ll tackle anything from “hunting in Alaska” to women’s rights in Mexico, and get some “darn” good points, too. Bill is the kind of student that no class is complete with¬ out. Agreeable, cheerful and a good sport, he has a place in all our hearts, especially the girls. He really should have been a shiek in some “desert isle,” but since fate has put him in Franklin, he makes the most of his charms here, and is forever capturing feminine hearts. HATTIE LEE CABE “HAT” “Laugh while you can. Everything has its time.” Lanier Literary Society ’24 ’25 ’26 ’27; Secretary of Class ’25; Glee Club ’26; Basket Ball Team ’25 ’26 ’27. Hattie Lee is one whose future is hard to predict. If she does everything she has a talent for, she will certainly have a checkered career. When she studied Home Economics, her class-mates were sure she would become a Home Econom¬ ic teacher or keep a house of her own. When she is on the basket ball court the spectators know she should be rn athletic director, and those who have seen any of her drawings say, “She should certainly study art.’ INA MARY HENRY “INIE” “ Inwardness, mildness and self-renouncement do make for man ' s happiness .” Lanier Literary Society ' 24 ’25 ’26 ’27; Basket Ball ’26 ’27; Chorus Club ’26. Come what may, Ina takes everything just alike. Whether singing in her sweet alto voice or playing ball, with twenty seconds to play and the game a tie, Ina has found it doesn’t pay to get excited. The way she does her part in the game proves to us it pays. Although she can get as excited as any of us she has the power to keep from showing it at an inopportune time, when most of us do not. This has made Ina a great help in basket ball, and also a valuable addition in the society she belongs to. One little knock at the door of success and we know it would be open for Ina. SELMA MINNIE HENSON “RENA” “It ' s only fools who argue. Never contradict , never explain, never apologize. These are the secrets of a happy life ” S. S. S. Society ’26 ’27. A loyal friend, a good student and a sweet disposition, all may be applied to Selma. She makes friends wherever she goes. Selma’s long hair gives her a distinc¬ tion, of which few girls can boast. She is a very thorough student and her History note book is the envy and de¬ spair of the rest of us. Selma posses one of the most admired virtues of the age. That of being agreeable. She ne ' er argues foolishly, although she up¬ holds her principles against anything. Would that there were more like you, Selma, and this world would be a happier place to live in. Page Seventeen CLARA BELLE SHOPE “TIM” “What is the worth of anything but for the happiness ’t will bring.’’ S. S. S. Society ’24 ’25’ ’26 ’27. Another girl like Clara is hard to find. She is pretty, sweet and cheerful and is always happy. Half of the boys in school are in love with her—the other half probably will be sooner or later, for no one could resist her charms. She is an excellent student and we ad¬ mire the pluck she has shown in trying to make up the half-year’s work she missed before entering our school. Clara, old dear, be your sweet self and all the world will love and admire you as we do. D. L. EDWARDS “JACK” “Come, live in my heart and pay no rent S. S. S. Literary Society ’27. D. L. has many admirers, and it is hard to tell which he had rather do, work an Algebra problem or talk to a girl. He has a wonderful brain when it comes to Mathematics, and is willing to explain Algebra to any of the girls. His collection of girl ' s rings is unlimit¬ ed and he hardly knows whose property each one is. Despite his reckless ways of breaking hearts, the boys proclaim him a “regular fellow” and a good sport. Otie of them was heard to say of him, “D. L. is the kind of boy that is sure to amount to something,” and we all agree with him. ROBERT LUCIUS ENLOE “BOB” “Surely never did there live on earth a man of kinder nature.” Lanier Literary Society ’27. Bob’s good nature is the butt of many a joke but he takes them all with a smile. If he has ever been really angry, no one in our class knows anything about it. He is always smiling and cracking jokes. Bob is not only good natured, but is a conscientious worker. Although he did not enter our class un¬ til his senior year, he has won the friendship of each member of the class. Bob, you’re a jolly, good fellow any way and every way, and our hopes for you are great. LAURA KATHRYN PORTER “BIG UN” “The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life; Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate.” S. S. S. Literary Society ' 24 ’25’ 26 ’27, President Class ’25; Vice-President ’24; Annual Staff ’27; Last Will and Testa¬ ment ' 27; Tennis Club ’27. And now we come to “Big Un,” the sweetest and most likable member of our class. Kat has an ambition that will n pt be downed. She sweeps away all difficulties and triumphantly conquers all “that w ' ould impede her progress.” I f good nature and sterling qualities are imperative to success, Kat’s future is as¬ sured. She is an ardent lover of athletics and while she does not take an active part, no basket ball game is complete without her encouraging cheers from the grand-stand. Keep on working, Kathryn, and soon we shall be prouder than ever to call you our friend and class-mate. Page Eighteen HARLEY RICHARD CARE “HARLA” " By agreement small things grow; by discord great things go to pieces. ' S. S. S. Society ’25 ’26’ 27; Treasurer S. S. S. ’26; Chorus Club ' 26. When people first meet Harley they are sure of two things; first, his good nature, and second, his dependability. As they grow to know him these impres¬ sions last, and every day they discover another good trait of character. Harley must not have many faults, or if he has it is beyond his school-mates to dis¬ cover them. We always think of him as a good natured boy, with a quiet man¬ ner, who doesn’t waste his time saying nothing. We know when Harley says something it will pay us to stop what we are doing and listen to him. What ever Harley may do in life we know he has two thing ' s that will lead to success, and those arc the things we discover when we first meet him. EUGENE EMERSON CRAWFORD “GENE” Tho modest, on his uric nbarassed hrou , nature has icntten “gentlemen.” Lanier Literary Society ’27; Base Ball ’27; Annaul Staff 2’7; Tennis Club ' 27 . “Women of the world,” Beware! Those eves and dimples, which are the property of “Gene” are likely to make you fall to the bottom shelf in the store of love. Eugene is a very likable boy and has won many friends since he joined our class this year. He has an excellent memory in History, which causes Miss Norman to cast many smiles his way. He loves sports and takes an active part in all school activities. “Gene,” we hope success awaits you “just around the corn- _ tt er. Tage Nineteen Contributors Historian .. Last Will and Testament Class Prophet .. Optimist . Class Song .. Class Poem .. Statistics . Lake Ledford Kathryn Porter Elizabeth Smith ... James Porter Grace McClure X Freda Siler Hames Paec Twenty Class History In the year 1923, one September morning, the class of ’27 of Frank¬ lin High School came into being. This was a memorable time in our lives for on that day a “complete metamorphosis” took place. We had reached the goal it had taken us seven years to gain and felt that since we had entered the sacred portals of High School we must live up to our position and “put away all childish things.” We considered our¬ selves in the midst of things and realized it was up to us to become a really important factor in Franklin High School. Miss Bailey, our spon¬ sor and Mr. Crawford, who was then our principal helped us over the many rough spots and without any serious mishap, we Freshmen be¬ came Sophomores. During our second year we organized our class and with Kathryn Porter as our president made our presence in the school felt. We began to take an interest in the literary societies we had joined in our Fresh¬ man year and many a good program was made better by the enthusias¬ tic support of the ninth graders. Miss Bailey was still our sponsor and that “weiner roast and marsh mallow toast” we gave the Seniors is talk¬ ed of to this day. The next year we hardly recognized our school for there was not a familiar face on the faculty. Even the principal was new and we felt most strange ourselves. Mr. Bramlett was Mr. Crawford’s successor and Miss Phipps became our sponsor. Thomas Johnston was elected president that year and with a few additions and some subtractions our societies “went over the top” and never a program was presented but what a Junior was connected with it in some way or other. The Junior- Senior banquet was quite a success that year and some clever toasts were made. This ended a successful school year and those of us who had survived the three hard years of work became the much envied Seniors. In our Senior year we again had a surprise in the shape of a new principal, Mr. Houk. He did not seem new to us, however, for he had taught us in the seventh and eighth grades, and we had learned that he was not nearly so ferocious as some folks said. Elizabeth Smith was president that year and with a few additions and some subtractions our class went on as before. Mrs. Franks was our sponsor and without her willing aid we could not have accomplished nearly as much as we did. Athletics occupied the minds of most of the Seniors now, but some few studied once in a while. On the whole this was our most enjoyable year, for we had more freedom than we had ever before experienced. Now our four years at Franklin High are ended and it is with much sorrow that we leave the dear old place. No doubt the future holds more than the past has given us, but it can never contain a place so near and dear to our hearts as the one in which we have spent our four happiest years. LAKE LEDFORD. Page Twenty-one STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF MACON, FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL. We the class of nineteen twenty-seven of Franklin High School, having realized that our days are numbered and that we shall soon have to depart from “Knowledge Hill,” also facing the fact that we shall have to leave our most prized possessions to our friends and comrades, who will doubtless manage to live and prosper after we are gone, do hereby declare this our Last will and Testament. I, Thelma Ray, do hereby will and bequeath my ability for making friends and my winning ways to Cecil Ledford. I, Lake Ledford, do hereby leave my oratorical ability and my fond¬ ness for history to George Carpenter. I, James Porter, do hereby will my melodious voice and my musical ability to my little sister, Jean. I, Leo Pradley, do hereby bequeath my sweet disposition and modest ways to Elizabeth Cunningham, with the hope that she may win the hearts of all the teachers thereby. I, Elizabeth Smith, do hereby leave my ability for writing and my art of blushing to Myra Stribling, with the advice not to blush too of¬ ten. I, Robert Enloe, do hereby will and bequeath my curly hair and “nick-name” to Louie Young, trusting that he will gain more pleasure from it than I have. I, Grace McClure, do hereby will and bequeath my beauty to Nell Cunningham. To Mary Snyder, I leave my popularity. I, Billy Hames, do hereby leave my place in the hearts of the teachers, as well as the girls to Tom McCollum. I, Clara Shope, do hereby will and bequeath my beautiful hair to Margaret Cunningham. To Ada Burnette Trotter I leave my cheerful ways. I, D. L. Edwards, do hereby will and bequeath my collection of class rings to Red Stewart, with admonition not to break too many hearts. I, Bill Gribble, do hereby will and bequeath my love for mathematics, and especially the study of geometry to Phil McCollum, with the advice to prove everything he says. I, Freda Siler, do hereby leave my art of mocking people and my originality to Katherine Siler. I, Louise Henderson, do hereby leave my flapperish ways to Gladys Dowdle. To Ruby McCoy I leave my impulsive ways. I, Chester Wilkes, do hereby bequeath my love for trapping animals and my hunting suit to George Anderson, with the advice to use cologne before coming to school. I, Selma Henson, do hereby intrust my long hair to Mattie Pearl Cunningham. To Luellen Davis I leave my quiet ways. Page Twenty-two I, Lucy Cabe, do hereby will and bequeath my height to Robert Curtis. My beautiful eyes I leave to Mattie Wilkes. I, Eugene Crawford, do hereby leave my dimjples and beautiful com¬ plexion to Ross Zacharay, with the adivce that he wash it daily. I, Harley Cabe, do hereby will and bequeath my likable ways and good nature to Rodger Sutton. I, Hattie Lee Cabe, do hereby leave my place on the basket ball team to Blanche Fouts. I, Frank Shope, do hereby will and bequeath my friendly smile to Wilbur Teague, with the advice to try two before breakfast each morn¬ ing. I, Carlyle Sheffield, do hereby will and bequeath my veracity and candid ways to Philips Newman. I, Ruby Mason, do hereby bequeath my old basket ball shoes to Fan¬ nie Gibson. I, Veva Howard, do hereby will my dignified ways to Virginia M - Guire. I, Beuna Cabe, do hereby leave my love of algebra to Agnes Smith. I, Kathryn Porter, do hereby will and bequeath my beloved little brown English book to Howard Barnard, with the hope that he can keep up with it better than I. To the Junior class we extend our deepest sympathy and our Senior priviliges. To our dear teachers we leave all pictures and decoration found on the walls of the Senior class room. KATHRYN PORTER. l’a e Twenty three Class Prophecy It was a terrible night! The winds raged fiercely and the rain blew against the house with a vehemence that threatened to tear it from its very foundation. Idle fan¬ cies concerning the eternal conflicts said to wage among the demons of the air flittered through my brain. It was a night fit to be dedicated to the unearthly wails and howls of super-natural creatures. Terrible fantasies and images of impossible happenings lodged themselves in my brain and would not depart. I replenished the dying fire, cast aside the volume of Edgar Allen Poe I had been perusing, and gave way to the futile imaginings that persisted in cluttering my mind. Suddenly there was a report like the crack of a pistol. The light flickered—then went out. Lightning lighted the room at intervals and the fire cast shadowy images in every nook and corner. A vague and “creepy” feeling took possesion of my senses. 1 was alone in the house—or at least I had thought so until that moment—but now I had an uneasy presentiment that some other being had invaded my privacy. I turned slowly in my chair and gazed with awe at the most unlikely spectacle 1 ever sope to see. Strangely enough, all fear and uneasiness left me as mysteriously as they had come and in their place was an overwhelming curiosity. There, in the mid¬ dle of the room, slowly becoming solid was a transparent image of one of the prophets of old. I gazed at this phenomenon and was greatly relieved to discover that it af¬ fected me no more than a mere human-being would. “Who,” I asked, “are you ? and why are you disturbing me at this ungodly hour ?” It was not quite twelve o’clock. By this time the spirit was entirely visible and with a soft glide he slowly crossed the room and sat down in a chair facing me. “I,” he answered, “am to be reincarnated one hundred years from to-night. In the meantime 1 wander over the entire world, and unto me has been given the power to foretell the happenings of the night of May 27th, 2027—the day I come back into this world. Knowing that you are a member of the class of 1927 and because on that date the ghosts of the members of your class are destined to have a reunion, 1 have decided to reveal unto you these happenings. This reunion will be held in “The Cemetery of Notable Beings,” and will begin at the first stroke of twelve. I, and I alone, know of this and furthermore I have the power to portray the scene exactly as it will appear on that date. If you will accompany me to the grave-yard 1 shall do this and will give you an account of the future of each of your fellow-students. “ ’Twould be a pity to miss this marvelous chance,” I thought, “and 1 am sure my class-mates will never forgive me if I throw away the chance of having their future known, so perhaps I had better go.” “Spirit,” said I, “Lead the way and I shall follow. " The ghost moved his long arms, muttered a weird incantation, and we floated out of the window. The night was calm now and millions of stars watched us as we sailed over the town. We landed in a dismal place that was dotted with tombstones. “Remain quiet,” the spectre whispered, “and in a few minutes you will see what I have prophesied. Remember, one hundred years have passed since you sat reading in your room. I gazed intensely at the white tombs shining dully in the star-light. In the distance I heard a clock strike the hour of twelve. Simultaneously the graves opened and a ghost rose out of each. It was a weird sight and if it had not been for my intense curiosity I should have asked the spirit to take me home but I felt that having seen as much as I had, I would never rest until I had seen all. The first ghost that looked familiar was dressed in the garb of a judge. He called the meeting to order and the other ghosts stood in an attitude of respect. “That,” said the Spirit, “is the Hon. Lake Ledford. During his life he was the greatest criminal judge that ever lived. He was famous the world over and his word was law. Kings and queens respected him and congress asked for his opinion in mat¬ ters of great moment. The lady standing on his right is Grace McClure Her life was tragic. She became one of the greatest reformers of her time and is ' responsible for the great reformation the New York night clubs underwent. She gave ut. in de¬ spair, however, because she could not force the “Hula-Hula” girls in Honolula to wear C ° mP Cte COS [ Ume „ J he gentleman she is conversing with is James Porter When he was young he well desperately ,n love with Louise Henderson. She returned his ‘ove but, alas! she had joined a convent and become a nun. When he was convinced hat she could never marry him h,s heart was broken and as a last resort he joined the Dominican monks and spent the rest of his life in mourning. Billv Hames that ghost Page Twenty-four sm-roimded by those fairer spirits, did just the opposite. He was the greatest shiek of a e age and the ladies fairly worshiped him. Rather than disappoint any of his air admirers he joined the Mormon church, and all the rest of his life se strictly ad- hered to its rules and regulations. That athletic looking ghost is Thelma Ray. Ah! like Laesar. She was too ambitious. She attempted to swim the Atlantic ocean and it it had not been for her faithful cavalier, Bill Cribble, who followed her in a row boat, she would probably have been drowned. She spent the rest of her days getting- ready tor another attempt while he spent the rest of his trying to persuade her to en¬ ter a larger sea—that of matrimony. That serious looking ghost is Kathryn Porter. . he was a Doctor of Philosopy in Harvard University and rivalled Socrates in her wis¬ dom. 1 he one standing next to her is Freda Siler. She astounded the world with her art of mimicry and became the greatest commedienne that was ever pro¬ duced in Franklin. “Oidn’t a single president of the United States come out of ouh class?” 1 whispered. “No,” the Spirit replied, “Veva Howard, who is standing by that grave yonder, ran for that office but was defeated by two votes. Her main qualification was that she could name all the presidents of the Unitest States, including the names and offices of their cabinet members, in the order that they come. The “Anti-Suffragette Party,” however, declared that this was not sufficient and because she would not memorize the Constitution she was defeated. That ghost standing by her, though, Lucy Cabe, was elected Vice-President six consecutive times. All during her political career she tried to persuade Congress to pass a bill ex-communicating Bill Hames from the Mormon church, but failed because Eugene Crawford was Chief speaker of the House at that time and used his influence against her. D. L. Edwards was sent to the Canary Is¬ lands as ambassador in 1950 and was killed in a duel over one of that island’s sweet singers. Chester Wilkes went on a hunting expedition to the heart of Africa and had many wonderful experiences. On his return he wrote “Wild Animals I Have Killed,” which was used as a favorite topic in the Franklin “Study Club” for many years, and is now used as a text-book in the public schools throughout the United States. Leo Bradley, that scholarly looking ghost by Chester, became the most prominent teacher in Columbia University and achieved distinction by discovering a method whereby third- grade pupils can work calculus with practically no effort. Selma Henson, standing ov¬ er there between D. L. and Eugene, did the noblest work of all. She founded an in¬ stitution for homeless dogs and cats. Because of her gentle influence and the atmo¬ sphere of the home she abolished the proverbial enmity between the two animals, and the home was ever one of contentment and peace. That ghost with the curly hair is Robert Enloe. He won the light-weight championship of the world and kept that hon¬ or for fifteen years. Carlyle Sheffield won the heavy-weight championship and to¬ gether they formed a team, which became known as “The Invincible Deaux.” That tall ghost is Harley Cabe. He made his fortune by establishing a beauty parlor for men. Gene Crawford and Bill Gribble were among his most valuable patrons. That ghost standing between Robert and Carlyle is Ina Henry. She was a wonderful song bird during her stay on earth. She sang every night in the Metropolitan Opera House and people flocked from every where to hear her. Frank Shope was the financial success of your class, though, and it was all due to the beauty of his sister Clara. He founded a cabaret in London and catered to the nobility. Clara’s marvelous dancing attracted great crowds every night and the Prince of Wales always kept a table re¬ served. Beuna Cabe reached the goal that all girls long for. She presided over the “White House” for two terms. Her husband, whose name I do not know was elected president immediately after Veva Howard’s defeat, and thus Buena became “first lady of the land.” Ruby Mason did the most humane work of any of the members of the class She followed in the footsteps of Florence Nightingale and founded a mission hospital on “East Side” in New York. Hattie Lee Cabe, the ghost sitting on thai tombstone yonder became a wonderful artist. She won fame by painting a portrait of the members of the class of ’27. The judges gave her the decision because of the noble character shining on the faces of her models. " What did I do?” I timidly whispered. “Was I the only member of our class who accomplished nothing worthwhile? “Ah!’’ said the Spirit, “Remember, you have asked for it. If its more than you bear don’t blame-.” , , , , , , Here a light brighter than the sun itself descended on the cemetery and the ghosts disappeared. . I awoke to find the electric light, which had just come on, shining in my face. Only a few flickering embers of the fire were left and the deep silence was broken only by the ticking of the clock. ELIZABETH SMI 1 H. Page Twenty-five V P3 a x C 5 U £ y X 03 bc £ u- _ v § .Sjs U (J £h C J rt j3 £ •• y o T x c o y bo -: 3 y ! U_ O 2 ■ 5 f- : bo O , 5 c £-2 QJ w l I ¥6 V 3 Oc h Jr d ' ° c x 5. y. b; a i ci 5 O ' IHH )£h y O X c o 12 ’■ Q v- aJ C O u O C 5 . C 5 C 5 3. O y C y u 3 o n 03 3 -3 wt: o o C 5 C 5 £ £ c ■a E S S r y O — (J ! 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Hurrah! for the Senior Class Hurrah! Three cheers for the twenty-seven The best you ever saw. We soon will be the graduates Of dear old Franglin High. But the class of nineteen twenty-seven Will leave you with a sigh. We’ll work to make our records bright; And when from you we part, We’ll have sweet memories of this school Abiding in each heart. Hurrah! Hurrah! for Franklin High Hurrah! Three cheers for the Senior Class The best you ever saw. GRACE McCLURE. l’age Twenty seven Class Poem CANTO I We have reached the end of our high school days; The term of our school life has passed: At the end of the day each takes his own way, We have reached graduation at last. CANTO II The above is the kind I started to write. I worked all day and nearly all night And I got disgusted—threw the thing in the street. And used lots of language, neither mild nor discreet. And I made up my mind—or what little I’ve got— To have done with such hot air and likewise such rot, For I’ve gotten plum tired of wild figures of speech In class poems which moralize and try to preach A trite little sermon full of moss ridden platitude Involving much longitude and likewise much latitude. CANTO III We are not so good as could be, Yet worse you per chance could see. We’re nothing to brag on in a literary way, We know more about athletics Than we do aesthetics— A fairly normal state of things in this progressive day Of the many things we know Some are false and some are so, Some are useful and some plain apple sauce Some we will for years remember Some we’ll forget by September And we’ll doubtless manage to succumb the loss. Of all the things we’ve learned, And of those that we have spurned There is one thing very plainly so; And we thank the powers that be That we have the sense to see That there is a thing or two that we don’t know. We’ve heard lots of slogan s read, “Climb higher”—“Go ahead;” “Never one of your obligations shirk.” Each a good bit of advice; But since we hope to have the price Of a living—we’ll simply go to work! Page Twcnty-ciglit CANTO IV In the above little epic I have kept my vow To leave out all references to when and how We f limbed a steep ladder or are about to embark On some foamy sea in some kind of an ark. Whether this is a poem or again is not, It suits me much better, much better, I wot Than some half-baked ode full of wind and as wilted As a two score year maid just recently jilted. And if it don’t suit you just keep this in mind, That it might have been one of the usual kind. And as bad as this is it might have been worse— What! Think! It might have been High School blank verse FREDERICKA SILER. ] ’age Twenty-nine Who’s Who In the Senior Class Prettiest . Best all around... Most attractive .... Most popular .. Most studious .. Cutest ... Best natured . Sweetest . Daintiest . Most musical . Most kind-hearted Most reserved . Most out spoken . Most cheerful . Most sedate . Best looking . Best all round Most popular _ Most intellectual . Most artistic . Best natured _ Biggest shiek . Most lovable . Best sport . Friendliest __ Biggest flirt . .... Grace McClure . Thelma Ray Leobelle Bradley . Freda Siler . Selma Henson Elizabeth Smith Kathryn Porter . Veva Howard . Clara Shope . Ina Henry Louise Henderson Ruby Mason Lucy Cabe Hattie Lee Cabe . Beuna Cabe . Bill Cribble Eugene Crawford Bill Hames Lake Ledford James Porter . Harley Cabe .... D. L. Edwards Robert Enloe Chester Wilkes . Frank Shope Carlyle Sheffield I’age ' Thirty Optimist “The year’s at the spring, And day’s at the morn; The lark’s on the wing. The snail’s on the thorn, God’s in His heaven; All’s right with the world.” Sunshine still must follow rain, so let us take it as it comes, realizing that we need the rain as well as the sunshine for our development. “Set a watch upon your actions, Keep them always straight and true; Rid your mind of selfish motives, Ret your thoughts be clean and high. You can make a little Eden of the sphere you occupy.” “Remember that there is no wall so high but it may be climbed at last, and no wood so thick but it may be sawed through.” When we leave school and enter into our life work we shall find that: “He most lives who thinks most, feels wisest, acts the best, and he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest.” Let us follow this example and we shall find that “love can tame the wildest.” If you give your best to the world, you can rest assured that the best will come back to you. For the world is full of loyal hearts, brave spirits, and pure souls. If we have faith and love for our fellow-men, give of ourselves to humanity in service, our time will be so filled that useless complaints and repinings will be forgotten. If you get discouraged remember that there is both joy and pleasure in all things. Think of the beauty in nature, even walking in the pathless wood there is a pleasure. Even on the lovely shore there is a rapture. When the day becomes dark and dreary remember the cheerfulness of inanimate things. Think of how the water and air play, gleam, and glitter, why shouldn’t we be as happy as they are. Some people think that the world is getting worse. If they would stop and think a moment they would conclude that the world is getting better, as it really is. Let us have high hopes, high aspirations, and high motives; then success is sure to await this class of ’27. JAMES B. PORTER. Page Thirty-one Page Thirty-two Junior Class President . Brandon Corpncning Vice-President . Secretary and Treasurer . Motto: The class that works is the cl ass that wins. Flower : Daisy.—Colors : yellow and w hite.—Sponsor: Miss Phi] ips. ROLL Maragret Angel Robert Curtis Ruby McCoy Sam Rogers Pearl Blaine Gladys Dowdle Ida Moore Kate Reece Maude Burleson Paul Dalyrmple Tom McCollum Howard Shook Brandon Corpening Mary Enloe Phil McCollum Richard Slagle Elizabeth Cunningham Riley Fergeson Rebecca Meadows Alexander Stewart Hazel Cabe Mattie Franklin Joe Meadows Bertha Southards Onnie Cabe Fanny Gibson Carolyn Noland Elizabeth Slagle Fanny Conley Frank Guest Bess Norton Wilbur Teague Kathleen Conley M argie Gray Philips Newman Myrtle Vinson Margaret Cunningham Don Henrk Nancy Patton Elizabeth Womack Mattie Pearl Cuningham Georgia Howard Hazel Penland Mattie Wilkes Nell Cunningham Thomas Henson Pearl Phillips Howard Wilkie Alex Cabe Nanny Justice Carrie Lee Panell Louie Young George Carpenter Edna Liner Gladys Panned Ross Zachary Finer Crawford Cecil Ledford Irvin Patton William Crawford Pearl McCoy Ferrvl Parrish Page Thirty-three History Of the Junior Class In the fall of ’24 about forty students entered the eighth grade of Franklin High and began our high school career. We had prepared for this seven long years, and with the glory of Seniordom as our goal we began. Soon after school started our Latin teacher left us but Miss Rogers came to our rescue, and helped us make it a successful year. September found us Sophomores and to our surprise a new faculty awaited us. This did not weaken our spirit, but made us work harder. Just when things were going smoothly our English teacher left us, but with several substitutes we managed until Christmas. Mrs. Franks then came and has been with us since. In the spring the Seniors and Sopho¬ mores went to Wayah Bald on a camping trip. In the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty Six a new principal greeted us. We then began to feel our importan e in the school. This year our school was consolidated, and our class became so large it was divided into two sections. The officers, however, were the same for both classes. The Juniors furnished fifty per cent of the boy’s basket ball team. The Junior-Senior Banquet was the big event of the year. PHILIPS NEWMAN. I’age Thirty-four Page Thirty-five Sophomore Class President . Mary Snyder Vice-President . Arthur Jollay Secretary . Mildred Cozad Treasurer . Harry Thomas Sponsor: Miss Mary Poindexter.—Colors: White and Gold.—Flower: Daisy. Motto: Esse quam videri. ROLL Fred Anderson Howard Barna. d Mary Berry Horace Bennett Edna Bryson Clyde Bingham Ruth Cabe Clay Compton Mildred Cozad George William Cunnighj Mary Sue Cunningham Roger 1 )alton Laura Belle Dalrymple Harold Dalrymple R alph Dean Hoke Edwards Alex Elmore Blanche Fonts Grace Fouts Lois Garner J. D. Gibson Nellie Maud Greene Wilma Hall Frank Henry Edna Hobrook Jimmie Hunnicutt Alex Howard Nell Hudson Kathryn Hyatt Helen Jones Arthur Jollay James Kimsey Susan McClure Beulah McCoy Addlea McGaha Harry Mcl)owell Margaret McGuire Virginia McGuire Genett M allonee Charlie Morrison Elizabeth Meadows Sanford Mann Frederick Newman Perry Pendergrass Arry Pressley Jessie Ramsey Lola Ramsey Florence Ray Gay Robinson Katherine Siler Raleigh Shook Agnes Smith John Sloan Thomas Sloan Mary Snyder Lois Snyder Helen Steed Rutherford Snyder Hallie Stiwinter Irwin Straine 1 torothy Stewart Bertha Stillwell Louise Stribling Roger Sutton Flora Tally Ada Burnette Trotter Elmon Teague Harry Thomas Fannie Kate Womack Page Thirty six Freshman Freshman Sponsor: Miss Mozeley and Miss Norman. Flower: Red rose. Colors: Blue and gold. Motto: “Labor omnia vincit.” President . Vice-President . Secretary . Treasurer . Class .. Howard Bradley Annis McDowell CLASS ROLL (ieorge Anderson Pearl Cabe Hoyt Ledford Cleta Smith Rebecca Angel Frank Carver John McCollum Beulah Sprinkle Catherine Ammons Fred Childers Annis McDowell Edna Snyder M artin Angel Leona Clark Eloise Jamison Margaret Snyder J essie Ashe Mara F. Culbertson Montee Newman Florence Stalcup Annie Baldwin Helen Cunningham Clara Newman Myra Stribling Norman Blaine Raymond Dalrymplc Robert Norton Annie Talent 1 toward Bradley Charles Davis Virginia Norvell Russel Van Hook (irace Bryson Lu Ellen I )a is Elmer Oliver Blanche Vinson Thad Bryson Authur Dowdle Jean Porter Eugene Welch Wiley Brendle Robert Edwards Charles R. Patton Paul Womack Jack Brown Mary Elmore Glen Patton Flora Wilkie I’obert Brown Catharine F ' ranks lohnnie Rogers Thomas Wilkes Stella Brown Shirley Grastey Ida Russel Nellie Woina k lohn Bulgin John Holbrook Alice Slagle Johnnie Young Nell Byrd Alice Henry 1 Ieorge Slagle Clint Byrd Clarence Henry Billy Sloan Nelly Cabo Fay Ledford Billy Smith Page Thirty-eight tiktk Page Thirty-nine Teacher Training Class MISS HELEN BURCH ... RITA ANGEL . ANNIE LAURIE SHIELDS LAURA JACOBS . BOBBIE LEACH . . Teacher . President .... Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer . Mascot Rita Angel Ruth Byrd Louise Champion Dora Lee Garner Laura Jacobs Ella Jones Frances Paul J. L. Sanders Annie Laurie Shields Grace Wilkes Cornelia Smith Selma Young Eva Smith Blanche Stockton Page Forty w I‘aye Forty-one S. S. S. Literary Society Motto: “Seek to Succeed.” Colors: Green and white. Flower: White rose. Song: “O, S. S. S. We’ll Sing.” Yell: 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 it’s name. Here we’ll win, here we’ll win—Here we’ll win our fame. FALL TERM OFFICERS SPRING TERM Elizabeth Smith . President . Ross Zachary Lyman Jollay . Vice-President . Hazel Penland Grace McClure . Secretary . Philips Newman Harley Cabe . Treasurer . Margaret Angel Sponsor: Miss Poindexter. Page Forty-two Lanier Literary Society 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! kali! Rah. FALL TERM Bill Haraes . Katherine Siler . Freda Siler . Sponsor: Miss Norman. OFFICERS . President . ... Vice-President ... Secretary and Treasurer SPRING TERM ... Brandon Cropening . Freda Siler . Mary Enloe Page Forty-three BASKET Pa.ue Forty-four Boys’ Basket Ball Phil McCollum .. Chester Wilkes . Alex Howard . Don Henry .. Raleigh Shook . Louie Young .... George Carpenter .. Tom M cCollum . Billy Hames . Forward Forward .. Center ... Guard .. Guard Substitute Substitute Substitute Substitute Basket ball has been more popular during the past year than ever before school Mr. Houk was the boy’s coach and they had a successful season, until the finals in the Cullowhee Tournament. Waynesyille defeated them in fought game. Even though the boys did not win a cup this year they made creditable record, and we are proud of them. in our playing a hard a very Page Forty-five Miss Ruth Oliver . Thelma Ray . Freda Siler . Louise Champion . Thelma Ray . Fannye Gibson . Ruby Mason . Hatty Lee Cabe . Freda Siler . Subs: Ina Henry, Helen Jones, and Anna Laura Shields. . Coach . Captain . Manager . Forward . Forward Center Forward . Guard . Guard . Guard The Franklin High School girls basket ball team has been a source of great pride to both their school and town, in that they have played sixteen games and only lost to the “Canton Hurricane,” which is one of the strongest teams in the state. Not only have the girls and boys won many match games, but both teams were very successful at the Cullowhee tournament. The boys played in the finals, and the girls won the coveted trophy. Page Forty six Jokes Eliz. C—Hey! Chief—stop that man he wanted to kiss me. Chief Coifey—That’s all right Miss, there’ll be another along in a minute. George—“Did you ever run across a man who, at the slightest touch would cause you to thrill and tremble all over?’’ Miss Phipps—“Yes, the dentist.” Miss Norman (in the library)—Absolutely no talking in here Elizabeth. What are you looking for? Elizabeth S. (very excited)—I want an animal story. Lake L. (coming to the rescue)—Here’s a circus book, “The Taming of the Shrew.” Billy H.—“Last summer the doctors told me if I dodn’t quit smoking I would become feeble-minded.” Grace Me.—“Well, why didn’t you stop.” Bill G. (rushing into the library)—“I want the life of Caesar.” Thelma R.—“Sorry, but Brutus beat you to it.” Miss Mozely—If you’re behind any, “now’s the time to catch up.” Freda S.—Well, Mam, I am behind in my sleep. Goodday.” Cecil L.—“Look at that girl smiling at me.” Howard B.—“That’s nothing. The first time I saw you I laughed.” Mrs. Franks—Katherine, have you gum in your mouth? Katherine P.—“Yes.” Mrs. Franks—“Do you call it honorable.” Katherine P.—“No’m—Beech Nut.” Chester W.—“Have you ever been kissed before?” Gladys D.—“Y-yyes, c-c-ause I n-n-ever could s-ssay n-n-no fast enough.” Carlyle S.—“I hardly know what to do with my week end.” Bob E.—“Why don’t you put a hat on it?” Ross Z.—“Like to go for a little spin?” Katherine S.—“What do you think I am—a top.” Miss Po indexter—What do we mean when we say “Every cloud has a silver lining?” Bill S.—“It means that no matter how bad anything appears there’s a bright side to it, if we look for it.” Miss Poindexter—“Give me an example.” Bill S.—“When a boy is so sick he can’t go to school.” Page Forty-seven FAVORITE SAYINGS FOR OUR FACULTY Mr. Houk—“You can’t serve the Lord and mammon.” Mrs. Franks—“Please give me credit for having a reasonable amount of knowledge.” Miss Phipps—“I think that’s a pretty problem.” Miss Mozley—“Well I reckon you did. I saw you.” Miss Norman—“I wish you Seniors would put more time on your work, because I’m not satisfied. Please do more outside reading.” Miss Poindexter—“Well I used to do that too.” Miss Weaver—“Oh! I had a three-in-one date last night. The cutest traveling salesman I ever saw.” I CANNOT PASS “Examinations are my pest; I cannot pass. They make me to lie down in sleepless beds; they lead me into troubled waters. They torment my soul; they lead me in paths of forgetfulness in spite of fate. Yea, though I study all night to rid myself of thy presence, Oh! Ignorance, thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me—not. Thou preparest no answer before me in the presence of my teachers: thou fillest mine eyes with tears; my brain runneth empty. Surely ignorance and stupidity shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the same grade forever.” EUGENE CRAWFORD. Page F orty-eight Page Forty-nine Sa STrCKE M9LHcLO£a± J ss zv ts } ;j ; ?; 1-3 WeK ' N w ' iH ' l j€C«mip O U rd 3 o • d V oseM asek j-CoKVa.seout 1 _ |Xc W kW q ■flHci a f e » — HI qoi Ly awmf? CoM JSt ed 0 .OAAe eufc ' tij £ - o Km- 1 C ii Afe cxvd. _ __ . A ' Ciu-Spyuot (3(‘GOuJ e , I h-eAje foiU loaste 1 ££sifSki(L- WV v, t-c .G.. A e c_. -Try. Dk KYat s v en D thCouery —. Tt’ooT ' 3 cr 7 t f r f mi? v iy V v j ®- 7i u r City Market Grocery MYERS BROS., Managers Phone 115 Franklin Bakery PHONE 51 FRANKLIN HOTEL and RESTAURANT European Plan Quick Service, Excellent Sanitation “Never Closes” J. R. Pendergrass Dealer in General Merchandise FRANKLIN, N. C. Franklin Millinery Co. “From the cheapest that’s good to the best that’s made.” FRANKLIN, N. C. H. O. Essig MARKET Phone 42 Franklin, N. C. Have you a telephone in your home? Why not? WESTERN CAROLINA TELEPHONE COMPANY THE HOT DOGS ARE HOT at Blaine’s Sandwich Shop Page Fifty-one Horn and Patton ATTORNEYS at LAW Franklin, N, C. W. N. Sloan CIVIL ENGINEER Franklin, N. C. Hosch Bros. Co. Wholesale Dry Goods and Notions GAINESVILLE, GA. J. R. CASTLEBERRY, Representative H. G. Robertson ATTORNEY AT LAW Franklin, N. C. E. K. Cunningham “The Little Store with the Big Bargains” FRANKLIN, N. C. Double daily bus line to Dills- boro and Sylva. Jitneys on short notice. Saddle horses. Coal. T. W. Angel COMPLIMENTS of Macon Insurance Agency R. S. JONES, Manager BRYANT FURNITURE CO. Dealers in Furniture, Stoves, Ranges, Victro- las. Pianos, Coffins and Caskets. “It costs less at Bryant’s” Page Fifty-two W. B. Lenoir J. Frank Ray, Jr. GENERAL INSURANCE ATTORNEY AT LAW Franklin, N. C. Franklin, N. C. Greeting to 27 The best foot goes forward constantly and continually. We are always glad to extend our efforts to meet the improving in¬ telligence and honesty which prompts this class of ’27. We serve the drug trade with “Quality and Service’’ SMITH’S DRUG STORE Frank T. Smith Fleet H. Scroggs A COLLEGE EDUCATION via THE BUILDING AND LOAN ROUTE It takes money to pay for a College Education—the best way you can figure it; and to get money means to save it. So far, no easier, safer, or more profitable and satisfactory method for saving money for an education, or anything else has been devised, than the Building and Loan Association. Would you like to know how you or your parents can pay for a College Education at the rate of a few dollars a week? Ask for information. Macon County Building and Loan Association No. 2 Bank of Franklin Bldg. Franklin, N. C. MACON COUNTY SUPPLY COMPANY PHONE 23 HARDWARE AND MILL SUPPLIES NINETEEN YEARS OF SERVICE FRANKLIN, N. C. Page Fifty-three WE STILL SET THE PRICE IN MACON COUNTY THE CASH STORE BILL CUNNINGHAM, Manager Bank of Franklin Building Franklin, N. C. PHONE 30 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 pitfalls, and convert your properties into cash at one big auction sale. WE SUCCEED WHERE OTHERS FAIL Home Realty and Auction Company R. A. PATTON, Manager Office McCoy Building Franklin, N. C. FIRE INSURANCE CAREFUL AND EXPERT ATTENTION TO ALL BUSINESS SAMUEL H. LYLE, Jr. 4 Bank of Franklin Building Franklin, N. C. JOINES MOTOR AND TRACTOR CO. AUTHORIZED SALES AND SERVICE m« VMIVBBfAl FRANKLIN, N. C. Service—Square Deal—Satisfaction—Right Now Page Fifty-four w. b. McGuire REAL ESTATE Room 15 Bank of Franklin Building PHONE 63 FRANKLIN, N. C. ANGEL’S DRUG STORE MEET YOUR FRIENDS AT OUR FOUNTAIN Where Refreshing Drinks of the Better Class are Always Served REMEMBER THE DRUG STORE OF QUALITY PRESCRIPTION SPECIALIST PHONE 119 DODGE BROTHERS MOTOR CARS PO WER ECONOMY A NEW MOTOR J. S. CONLEY CO. Franklin, N. C. SANDERS’ STORE Next to the Postoffice CLOTHING, SHOES AND MILLINERY Page Fifty-five Sloan Brothers and Company DEALERS IN School Supplies and General Merchandise GROCERIES A SPECIALTY PHONE 85 FRANKLIN, N. C. Franklin Hardware Company Dealers In DOORS LUMBER MOULDINGS WINDOW SASH BUILDERS HARDWARE LIME CEMENT PAINTS AND OILS HARNESS, WAGONS OLIVER CHILLED PLOWS GALVANIZED AND ASPHALT ROOFING AND SHINGLES Get Our Prices Before You Build ROGERS’ HALL FRANKLIN, N. C. ALTITUDE, 2,250 FEET LOCATION—One-half mile from center of town, overlooking the Little Tennessee Valley Spacious grounds, unexcelled Mountain views. Building-—New, modern; 21 bedrooms with private or connecting bath; Broad, Cool Veranda. Wholesome Meals. OPEN FROM MAY FIRST TO NOVEMBER FIRST Miss MARGARET ROGERS, Franklin, N. C. Long Distance Telephone MORGAN ' S GARAGE STUDEBAKER CARS NEW BUILDING STORAGE REPAIRS Courteous Treatment—Quick Service Page Fifty-six CONGRATULATIONS A FRIEND Of FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Congratulations and Best Wishes to THE GRADUATING CLASS MICA PRODUCTS CO. CONGRATULATIONS And Best Wishes OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION ALEX MOORE Dr. S. H. LYLE, Chairman C. W. DOWDLE M. D. BILLINGS, Superintendent Page Fifty-seven ALEX MOORE, President F. Y. McCRACKEN, Vice-President E. S. HUNNICUTT, Secretary-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: OFFICERS LEE CRAWFORD, President T. B. HIGDON, Vice-President H. W. CABE, Cashier GEO. DEAN, Assistant Cashier SAFETY AND SERVICE DIRECTORS Dr. S. H. LYLE, Chairman w. b. McGuire A. W. HORN E. H. FRANKS JAS. A. PORTER LEE CRAWFORD Dr. W. A. ROGERS Page Fifty-eight PRINTING AND BINDING BY THE FRANKLIN PRESS FRANKLIN. N. C. ' . ' ' - »

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