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- .., ■ $ ■ r ■ ■ »c The 1949 Maroon and Grey PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL MOUNT AIRY, NORTH CAROLINA ANNIE LAURA LAMBERT Co-editor FRANK MILLER. Co-editor EDGAR DRAUGHN Business Manager MISS LOUISE KENDALL Ad visor DEDICATION Mrs. Mary V. Locklear In this 1949 edition of Maroon and Grey , we, the Senior Class, would like to honor Mrs. Locklear who has so faithfully directed our Senior activities. For four years we have studied History under her guidance, and we fully appreciate her thorough methods of teaching, and also her aptitude for getting the greatest possible amount of work from her students. Those o f us who have shared hours of work and fun with Mrs. Locklear have been made aware of her deep interest in people, her thoughtfulness for others, and her readiness to help in time of need. She demands honesty, loyalty and lots of hard work when there is a job to be done, and in return she gives of her time, effort, and encouragement to help us do it well. We know of no one who so thoroughly enjoys good conversation, nor one who keeps better informed on topics of current interest. Her keen sense of humor and ready wit in speaking make her an interesting person to know. And so, with our love, and in sincere appreciation of her help as teacher, counselor, and friend, we, the Senior Class, dedicate this 1949 edition of Maroon and Grey to MRS. MARY V. HERRING LOCKLEAR. 2 FACULTY Mary V. H. Locklear Social Sciences Thomas H. Houck E nglish, Social Science Hoyle S. Broome Principal J. C. Hiatt Physical Education Louise Kendall English Georgia F. Stanley Music Virginia C. Coltrane Vocational Home Economics J. D. Hiatt Science Pearl H. Starling Mathematics Ruth Fourqurean Business Education Samuel T. Briggs Vocational Agriculture J 3 SENIOR CLASS HODGE NICHOLS STONE DRAUGHN Norris Hodge Rosa Nichols Helen Stone . Edgar Draughn OFFICERS President . Secretary . Treasurer . Vice-President 4 ALLRED BUNKER CREED M. FULK GENTRY CHAPPELL GOLDING J. FULK Louis Allred " Ambitious—Finds Fun in Work” Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 2, 4; 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4; F.F.A. 2; Forensic 3, 4; Debating team 3; Public Speaking 3, 4; Student Council 3, 4; Dramatics 3, 4; Marshal 3; Class Officer 4; Cheerleader 4; Most Likely to Succeed. Betty Ruth Bunker " Serious — Reserved” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 4; Dramatics 3; Style Show 1, 2, 3; Most Dignified 4. Ray Creed " Takes Life Easy” F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Bus Driver 2; Forensic 3; Paper Staff 3; 4-H 1, 2; Happiest 4. Myrtle M. Fulk " Small—Cute” Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show 1, 2, 3; Stage Manager 4; Best Dressed 4. Billie C. Gentry " Flappy — Patient” Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Art Club 4; 4-H 1, 2; Paper Staff 4; Dramatics 3; Style Show 1, 2; Friendliest 4. Charles Chappell " Ambitious — Noisy” Scouting 1,2; Chorus 1,2; Journalism Club 2; F.F.A. 2, 3; Dramatics 3; Laziest 4. Wanda L. Golding " Determined — Dignified” Chorus 1, 2; Paper Staff 4; Style Show 1, 2, 3; Dramatics 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Forensic Club 3; Art Club 4; Public Speaking 1, 2; Biggest Flirt 4. Joseph Fulk " Humorous — Carefree” Basketball 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; F.F.A. officer 3; Football 2; Art Club 4; 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4; Best Sport 4. 5 HALL DRAUGHN KEYE GARDNER LEWIS LAMBERT HODGE McCRAW Lorine Hall " Sweetness — Sincerity” Most Congenial Edgar Draughn " Studious — Cordial” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Officer 4; Dramatic 3, 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; F.F.A. Officer 3; Track 1, 2; Baseball 2, 3; Yearbook Staff 4; Most Dignified 4. Virginia M. Keye " Attractive, But Reserved” Glee Club 2, 3, 4; F.H.A. 4; Dramatics 3, 4; Most Attrac¬ tive 4. W. Raymond Gardner " Genial — Musical” Paper Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; 4-H 1; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Dra¬ matics 3, 4; Art Club 4; Phy. Ed. 1; Class Officer 4; Friendliest 4. Curtis Lewis " Worth—Courage” 4-H 1, 2; Forensic 3; Phy. Ed. 1; Best Dressed 4. Annie Laura Lambert " True Hearted—Whole Hearted” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 3, 4; Chorus 2; Dramatics 3, 4; Student Council 3; Class Officer 1, 4; Forensic Club 3; Marshal 3; Style Show 1, 2, 3; Best All Around 4. Norris T. Hodge " Musical — Conscientious” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3; Marshal 3; Dramatics 3, 4; Paper Staff 1, 2; Class Officer 3, 4; Chorus 3, 4; Best All Around 4. Bobby L. McCraw " Cheerful — Loyal” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2; Dramatics 3, 4; Class Officer 3; Style Show 1, 2, 3; Best Sport 4. 6 Rosa Kathleen Nichols " Firm — Efficient” Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Public Speaking 3; Marshal 3; F.H.A. 3, 4; Dramatics 3; Class Officer 3, 4; Paper Staff 1, 2, 3; Most Athletic 4. Wallace W. Leonard " Drifts With The Tide” Athletics 1; Paper Staff 3; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Happiest 4. Myrtle Phillips " Quiet — Modest” Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Marshal 3; Quietest 4. Frank C. Miller " Conservative — Sincere” School Bus Driver 2, 3, 4; Athletic Bus Driver 3, 4; 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; Art Club 4; Paper Staff 1, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff 2, 3, 4; Dramatics 3, 4; Scouts 1, 2; Most Attractive 4. Albert G. McHone " Good Natnred — Quiet” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Stage Manager 4; Bus Driver 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Most Likeable 4. Betty Jo Roberson " No Sunshine Without Betty fo” Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; 4-H 1; Style Show 1, 2; Art Club 4; Dramatics 4; Most Likeable 4. Herman T. Nichols " A Smile For Everyone” Basketball 1 , 2, 3, 4; Track 1 , 2, 3, 4; Dramatics 3; Bus Driver 4; Baseball 1 , 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Boy Scouts 1, 2, 3; 4-H 2, 3; Most Athletic 4. Billy R. Norman " So Free —So Apt” Athletics 1; Boy Scouts 1, 2; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; 4-H 1, 2; Paper Staff 3; Laziest 4. R. NICHOLS McHONE LEONARD ROBERSON PHILLIPS H. NICFIOLS MILLER NORMAN 7 ROSF STONE SYKES SUTPFIIN VENABLE WEBB WAGONER Stanley Rose " Cute—Enjoys Life” Basketball 1, 2; Track 1, 2; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; 4-H 1, 2, 3, 4; Art Club 4; Cutest 4. Helen M. Stone " Sweet — Intelligent” F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; F.H.A. Officer 2, 3, 4; Chief Marshall 3; Dramatics 3, 4; Chorus 1, 3, 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Paper Staff 2, 3; Most Likely to Succeed 4. Charles Sykes " folly—Staunch Friend” 4-F1 Club 3, 4; F.F.A. Officer 4; Paper Staff 4; Dramatics 4; Most Original. Betty Lou Sutphin " Particular—But Friendly” Chorus 1; 4-H 1, 3, 4; Journalism 2, 3; Paper Staff 3, 4; Style Show 1; Dramatics 3; Basketball 1; Softball 1; Year¬ book Staff 4; Public Speaking 3; Most Original 4. Don Venable " Quiet—Slow to get Started” Quietest 4. Marie Webb " Sunny — Lively” F.FLA. 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Style Show I, 2; Dramatics 3; Class Cheerleader 4; School Cheerleader 4; Paper Staff 4; Cutest 4. Benton Wagoner " Small of Stature, But Easily Heard” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; 4-H 1, 2; Paper Staff 4; Dramatics 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3, 4; Most Congenial. 8 SUPERLATIVES I 1 %. » 1. Larry Fulk—Mascot 2. Most Original 3. Mickey Anne Sutphin—Mascot 4. Friendliest 5. Laziest 6 . Most Congenial 7. Most Dignified 8. Most Athletic 9. Best Dressed 9 4 SUPERLATIVES Most Likely to Succeed 4. Most Likeable 7. Most Attractive Best Sports 5. Biggest Flirt 8. Quietest Best All-round 6 . Happiest 9. Cutest 10 OUR YEARS ACT I Time: 1945-46 Place: Franklin High School Enter Freshmen Mrs. Locklear’s First Year Sneak Day Honors Won By F.H.S. Track Team Fun Center Opened Dumb? And How! Poor Soul! What Fun! Hurrah! No Necking! ACT II Time: 1946-47 Place: Franklin High School Wise Fools!! Mrs. Locklear becomes Senior Home Room Teacher Prayer Meetings! Sneak Day Again Oh! Oh! Oh! Track Team Wins Again Rah! Rah! ACT III Time: 1947-48 Place: Lranklin High School Electric Bell System Honors Won By L.H.S. Basketball Squads " Don’t Take My Penny” Bought Athletic Bus Junior-Senior Banquet Lirst Edition of Maroon Grey Bong! T rophies! Slick Chick! Old Doubtful! First Formal! Good Beginning! ACT IV Time: 1948-49 Place: Franklin High School Seniors Agriculture Shop Constructed Student Store Opened Access to Football Field Faith, Hope and Flarity Junior-Senior Again May 27 Graduation Day At Last!!! Finally! No Strong Beverages! Muscle Men?!! Cute ’un! Corsages and Boivties Sob! Sob! Curtain 11 LAST WILL and TESTAMENT WE, THE CLASS OF 1949, being about to pass out of this educational world of Franklin High School do declare this to be our last Will and Testament. ITEM I. We give and bequeath to the high school faculty of Franklin our sincere appreciation for their guidance and leadership through four years of school life. ITEM II. To our administrative officials we have much admiration for your tact, tolerance and broadmindedness in dealing with us in such a patient and understanding manner. You have been not only officials, but true friends. ITEM III. To Franklin High School, our Alma Mater, we leave our best wishes for your future; may you mean to other classes what you have meant to us, the class of 1949. ITEM IV. To all incoming Senior Classes, we leave our home room, with its wide circ le of memories, our knowledge and Senior traditions. ITEM V. To all Sophomores, we leave our lack of dignity, our ignorance and stuck-up airs—Im¬ prove on our use of these. ITEM VI. To all Freshmen classes, we leave with you the ambition that will make you become Seniors and enjoy the prestige we now enjoy. The following gifts are very significant to us—So think deeply of their value 1. Edgar Draughn’s heart to Geraldine Renegar, she has it anyhow. 2. Betty Jo Roberson’s giggles to Flora Hem- mings, who never smiles, let alone, giggle. 3. Charles Sykes’ ability never to get in a hurry to Carlos Surratt, who hurries through life. 4. Stanley Rose’s ability to sleep on class to Billy Overby, who is afraid to sleep for fear he’ll miss something. 5. Norris Hodge’s ability as President to Glenn Macey; may Glenn be as efficient as Norris. 6. Frank Miller’s ability to drive the Athletic and school bus to Bobby McHone. 7. Raymond Gardner’s ability to get along with Mrs. Locklear to Don Nichols. 8. Charles Chappell’s use of the dictionary to J. C. Atkins. Maybe J. C. will then say more. 9. Albert McHone’s quality for being quiet to Mildred Jarrell, who rattles all the time. 10. Annie Laura Lambert’s dependability to Peggy Hall, who can’t keep up with her self. 11. Rosa Nichols’ ability to play basketball and make 99 on English to Helen Carter. 12. Bobby Lou McCraw’s enthusiasm to Berline Tate, who is placid. 13. Betty Bunker’s lady-like ways to Dorothy Hill, who is often tomboyish. 14. Myrtle Fulk’s height to Ruby Harold, then Ruby would not have to look down on so many admiring boys. 15. Louis Allred’s pranks to Ed Southern and Buster Gordon, who always want to get into something mischievous—but never do. 16. Bill ie Gentry’s softly modulated voice to Buddy Hutchens, who could use it. 17. Ray Creed’s curls to Roger Thomas and James Smith so they will look more adorable. 18. The height, and big feet of Joe Fulk to Roger Lowe and Ralph Evans—they could use some of Joe’s extra height. 19. The friendliness of Wanda Golding to Mary Felts, who won’t be friendly but to a few. 20. Lorine Hall’s diamond to Verna Thornburg because Verna’s done enough courting to have one. 21. Virginia Keye’s shrill voice to Rachel Creed who can never be heard. 22. Wallace Leonard’s talent as a ring-leader to Howard Shelton who never investigates trouble. 23. The style of Curtis Lewis to Alfred Gardner and Smith Hardy, which will help them be more the ladies’ men type. 24. The silence of Myrtle Phillips to Nancy Beamer, who talks so much, but really knows what she is talking about most of the time. 2 5. Helen Stone’s power to stand in with the faculty to Thelma Hanks, who likes to get into a few mischievous deeds. 26. The chic manner and looks of Marie Webb to Annabelle Beasley; use them to an advantage, Annabelle. 27. The ability of Betty Lou Sutphin to do many different things to Annie Ruth Hodge, which should make her very popular. 2 8. Herman Nichols leaves his love of history to Kester Jarrell, who pretends to like it. 29. Billy Norman’s air of being withdrawn into a world of his own to Bill Scott, who loves to get into other peoples’ worlds. 30. Benton Wagoner’s strong personality to Billy Ray Nichols, so he will be more popular. 31. The blush of Don Venable to Doris Nichols, who knows how to use it. Last, the winning ways of Larry Fulk and Mickey Anne Sutphin to all Class Mascots. We do hereby constitute and approve the said High School faculty as executor of our last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, we the class of 1949, the testator, have to this will set our hands and seal this 27th day of May, one thousand, nine hundred and forty-nine. SENIOR CLASS OF 1949. PROPHECY Let us look into the future ten years to 1959 aand see what has happened to the Class of ’49. We find Louis Allred as chief chemist of the Mount Airy Research and Experimental Station. Louis has just made a great contribution to man¬ kind—the discovery of the law of gravity. We haven’t the heart to tell him that Sir Isaac New¬ ton beat him to it. As first grade teacher back at F.H.S. Betty Lou Sutphin is doing an excellent job. All the kiddies love her. Norris Hodge, mastermind of the music world, has just finished the " Unfinished Symphony.” He and his colleague, Myrtle Phillips, are touring Europe giving piano concerts. Another maestro in the music world is Ray¬ mond Gardner who is teaching music at Franklin High School. Raymond still likes to chat and swap recipes with Mrs. Locklear. Employed by the Toast Airline Company, we find Don Venable, Wallace Leonard and Wanda Lou Golding. Don is pilot of the " Meteo¬ rite.” Co-pilot is Wallace and Wanda Lou is chief hostess. They are making daily non-stop flights from Toast to Lowgap. Edgar Draughn is finding it rather difficult to keep on schedule with his Greyhound Bus route from White Fork to Dobson. He just has to stop off a few minutes to see Geraldine and the kids. We find Annie Laura Lambert serving effi¬ ciently as chief advisor of the Toast Chapter of the American Red Cross. Annie Laura likes her job but being so far away from home she some¬ times gets homesick. Mount Airy’s newest establishment, the Early Bird Alarm Clock Company is owned and controlled by Curtis Lewis. Curtis is trying to get out of his old habit of being late. In his office personnel we find Bobby Lou McCraw serving as his most efficient secretary. Bobby Lou isn’t completely satisfied with her job; she keeps com¬ plaining of a ringing in her ears. Franklin High Schools’ boys’ basketball team is undefeated after three years of training under Coach Herman Nichols. Herman has been voted " Coach of the Year” for two consecutive years. The State Line Beauty shop, owned, operated and swept out by Marie Webb is one of the most progressive business establishments of this district. After graduating from State College where he majored in agriculture, Frank Miller is now raising hybrid watermelons on his plantation at Piper’s Gap. As for our class philosopher, Joe Fulk, he is Vice-Admiral of the Third Fleet now stationed at Buck Shoals. Pond. One of our Senior girls, Virginia Keye, be¬ came interested in F.B.I. work and is now per¬ sonal secretarv to J. Edgar Hoover. Betty Jo Roberson, also working for the F.B.I. has been sent to Nova Scotia as their chief agent there. Billy Norman has realized his ambition of becoming a truck driver. He hauls peaches and tomatoes. (We notice they’re not all under the food group either.) Our housewives, Myrtle Fulk, Lorine Hall and Betty Ruth Bunker seem to be very contented in their lovely homes. Betty Ruth finished her nurses training before she got married but decided upon a career of homemaking as well. Lorine’s six kids keep her pretty busy and Myrtle’s twins, Coy and Roy are the exact images of their father. Ray Creed is making quite a name for him¬ self as art editor of the New York Times. How¬ ever, Ray still likes to take time out to draw cow¬ boys as he used to at F.H.S. We see Rosa Nichols in Washington, D. C., a captain in the United States Waves. Serving efficiently as Secretary of the Lb S. Treasury we find Helen Stone. Helen says she got her experience while handling the pennies of the Senior Class of ’49. Stanley Rose, our class bachelor, has finally found a way to escape the wiles of women. He joined the Army and was sent to China as a military delegate. Albert McHone’s job sometimes gets him in the State Pen. Don’t worry, he is the electrician and sometimes the Electric Chair gets out of commission. That great dairyman Charles Sykes is be¬ coming a millionaire with his 3 00 head of goats. He has trained them so that they give milk in tin cans and then eat the cans. As for Benton Wagoner, he is now proprietor of The Slabtown General Store, " Dealer in Feeds, Seeds, Notions and Lotions.” Highland Park Memorial Hospital is pro¬ gressing under the leadership of Head Nurse, Billie Gentry. Station W.P.A.Q. has been taken over by Charles Chappell. He is sole owner, chief engineer, announcer, and janitor. Our mascots Mickey Anne Sutphin and Larry Fulk are attending F.H.S. Mickey Anne wants to be a nurse and what should Larry want to be but a doctor. By 1959 we think the members of the Class of ’49 shall have advanced considerably in this wide-wide world. Don’t you? JUNIOR CLASS MACEY HAROLD HILL SURRATT OFFICERS Glenn Macey . President Ruby Harold . Secretary Dorothy Hill Treasurer Carlos Surratt Vice-President FIRST ROW SECOND ROW THIRD ROW FOURTH ROW FIFTH ROW SIXTH ROW J. C. Atkins, Nancy Beamer, Ralph Evans, Annabelle Beasley, Alfred Gardner, Helen Carter, Buster Gordon. Rachel Creed, Smith Hardy, Mary Felts, Buddy Hutchens, Thelma Hanks, Kister Jarrell., Ruby Harold. Rodger Lowe, Peggy Hall, Glenn Macey, Flora Hemmings, T. W. Martin, Dorothy Hill, Bobby McHone. Annf. Hodge, Billy Ray Nichols, Mildred Jarrell, Donald Nichols, Dorothy Key, Billy Ovi rby, Doris Nichols. Howard Shelton, Geraldine Renegar, Billy Scott, Barbara Shelton, James Smith, Berlene I ati , Edd Southern. Carlos Surratt, Verna Thornburg, Roger Thomas, Billy Surratt. 15 SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS Arthur Beamer V resident Annie Belle Webb Vice-President Nancy Nichols Secretary Billy Grey Smith T reasurer FIRST ROW Juanita Ashburn, Arthur Beamer, Magdalene Berrier, Woodrow Beamer, Lorcne Bobbitt, Eldridge Belton, Margaret Carter, Pat Duncan. SECOND ROW Spencer Eldridge, Joanne Caudle, Donald Gardner, Virginia Chandler, Donald Golding, Mary Nell Gardner, Lloyd Golding, Patricia Gordon. 16 SOPHOMORE CLASS FIRST ROW Rosa Hodges, B. F. Jarrell, Peggy Jarrell, Bobby Jessup, Mildred Leonard, Claudia McKinney, Roger Jones, Lois McKinney. SECOND ROW Iris Miller, Jewell Miller, Phillip Loflen, Esther Nichols, Nancy Nichols, Cecil Marion, Betty Jo Norman, Frank Meadows. THIRD ROW Dixie Norman, Beatrice Phillips, Betty Jo Quesinberry, Billy Nichols, Wilma Reynolds, Mary Lou Sykes, Billy Pike, Frankie Taylor. FOURTH ROW Sally Ann Venable, Bobby Shelton, Amy June Snow, Mary Ruth Surratt, Billy Grey Smith, Annie Bell Webb, Magdalene Young, Billy Venable. FIFTH ROW Bucky Venable, Annie Lee Woodruff, Wayne Wilson, Gladys Woodruff. 17 FRESHMAN CLASS FIRST ROW SECOND ROW THIRD ROW FOURTH ROW FIFTH ROW SIXTH ROW Mildred Alderman, Lillian Arrington, Arnold Blackburn, Mary Jo Booker. Lillie Mae Bond, Billy Caudle, Audrey Carter, Opal Bryant. Roger Clifton, Joan Culbreth, Dorothy Dalton, Clyde Cox. Melza France, Pauline Gravley, Roy Hiatt, Nancy Hall. Helen Hawks, Barbara Haymore, Donald Holder, Gladys Hutchens. Callie Leftwich, George Holder, Juanita Leonard, Elmira Loflcn. Frank Jarrell, Opal Johnson, Shirley Lowe, Fred Marshall. Carol McKinney, Agnes Moseley, Kelly McHone, Bertha Nichols. Betty Lee Nichols, Kay Nichols, Guy Money, Belva Jo Phillips. Ruth Poore, Bobby Norman, Frances Shaw, Jack Renegar. Fannie Lou Simmons, Graham Roberson, Sylvia Speas, Carline Tickle. Buddy Sutphin, Lettie Mae Underwood, Coy Wilson, Latrice Vernon. 18 FIRST ROW: What? No nickles? . . . Eagle Scouts . . . Man at Work . . . Yea, Team! SECOND ROW: Stock Show Winners . . . Just Before the Bang! . . . Shutter-bug . . Our Best Friends . . . Chums. THIRD ROW: Most Popular . . . Red-Handed! . . . Time out . . . Editor-at-Work. FOURTH ROW: Highway Hazards . . . Initiation . . . You Drive, I’ll Walk . . . County 4-H Winners. FIFTH ROW: Trap Drivers . . . Quizzers . . . Favorite Pastime! . . . Flower Girls. 19 FUTURE HOMEMAKERS of AMERICA OFFICERS: President, Nancy Beamer; Vice-President, Anne Hodge; Secretary, Betty Jo Quesinberry; Treasurer, Doris Nichols; Historian, Esther Nichols; Pianist, Rosa Hodge; Parliamentarian, Geraldine Renegar; Reporter, Mildred Leonard; Song Leader, Helen Stone; Advisor, Virginia C. Coltrane. FUTURE FARMERS of AMERICA OFFICERS: President, Rodger Lowe; Vice-President, Edd Southern; Secretary and Treasurer, Jack Renegar; Watch Dog, Alfred Gardner; Reporter, Billy Venable; Samuel T. Briggs, Advisor, 4-H CLUB OFFICERS: President, Frank Miller, Vice-President, Iris Miller, Secretary and Treasurer, Doris Nichols, Reporter, Carlos Surratt. ART CLUB FIRST ROW: Billy Venable, Sally Venable, Wanda Lou Golding, Bobby McHone, Billie Gentry, Betty Jo Roberson. SECOND ROW: Mary Lou Sykes, Amy June Snow, Nancy Nichols, Juanita Ashburn, Wilma Reynolds, Jewel Miller, Margaret Carter, T. H. Houck, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: Stanley Rose, Arthur Beamer, Joe Fulk, Raymond Gardner, Frank Miller, Billy Overby. GLEE CLUB FIRST ROW: Dorothy Key, Lillian Arrington, Billie Gentry, Barbara Haymore, Latrice Vernon, Myrtle Phillips, Myrtle Fulk, Rosa Hodge, Betty Jo Quesinberry, Betty Jo Roberson, Fannie Lou Simmons. SECOND ROW: Miss Virginia Coltrane, Magdalene Gentry, Berlene Tate, Mary Ruth Surratt, Rachel Miller, Amy June Snow, Mary Lou Sykes, Rachel Creed, Barbara Shelton, Dorothy Hill, Mrs. M. G. Stanley. THIRD ROW: Arthur Beamer, Albert McHone, Stanley Rose, Wayne Wilson, Frank Miller, Billy Venable, Norris Hodge, Howard Shelton, Raymond Gardner. FOURTH ROW: Iris Miller, Patricia Gordon, Esther Nichols, Helen Stone, Marie Webb, Margaret Carter, Mary Nell Gardner, Mildred Leonard, Frances Shaw, Keye Nichols, Bertha Nichols, Virginia Keye. CHEERLEADERS Marie Webb, Iris Miller, Mary Nell Gardner. Arthur Beamer, Betty Lou Sutphin, Billy Venable. 22 HI-LIFE STAFF 4 % sis ® FIRST ROW: Mrs. P. H. Starling, Betty Lou Sutphin, Bobby Lou McCraw, Louis Allred, Charles Sykes, Raymond Gardner, Wanda Lou Golding. SECOND ROW: Mary Felts, Betty Ruth Bunker, Thelma Hanks, Betty Jo Quesinberry, Barbara Shelton, Billie Gentry, Virginia Keye, Mildred Jarrell, Benton Wagoner, Mildred Leonard, Jack Renegar. THIRD ROW: Billy Venable, Carlos Surratt, Glenn Macey, Annie Laura Lambert, Marie Webb, Arthur Beamer. FORENSIC CLUB FIRST ROW: Dorothy Hill, Annie Lee Woodruff, Ruby Harold, Rachel Miller, Iris Miller, Patricia Gordon. SECOND ROW: Louis Allred, Arthur Beamer, Billy Venable, Carlos ourratt, Donald Golding, J. D. Hiatt, Advisor. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL FIRST ROW: Sally Ann Venable, Annie Laura Lambert, Coach J. C. Hiatt, Wanda Lou Golding, Bobby Lou McCraw, Thelma Hanks, Esther Nichols, Bettv Ruth Bunker. SECOND ROW: Mary Felts, Rosa Nichols, Peggy Hall, Nancy Nichols, Annie Belle Webb, Doris Nichols, Mildred Leonard, Margaret Carter, Virginia Chandler, Patricia Gordon, Joanne Caudle. 1948-49 SCHEDULE Franklin 45 Copeland 29 Franklin 26 Beulah 22 Franklin 25 Pilot Mountain 19 Franklin 22 Flat Rock 23 Franklin 27 Critz 16 Franklin 33 Yadkinville 20 Franklin 33 Francisco 24 Franklin 32 Westfield 17 Franklin 33 Dobson 23 Franklin 26 Melvin’s Amoco 27 Franklin 37 Blue Ridge 13 Franklin 25 Yadkinville 12 Franklin 18 Pilot Mountain 22 Franklin 32 Melvin’s Amoco 32 Franklin 3 8 Stuart 12 girl’s team lost only two gi rls last year, Wilma Frances Broome and Berbiedell Slate, so began this year with a roster of veterans. Bobby Lou McCraw, Rosa Nichols and Wanda Lou Golding are the leading forwards, with able support from Esther Nichols, Nancy Nichols, Sally Ann Venable, and Margaret Carter. Outstanding guards are Mary Felts, Annie Laura Lambert, and Thelma Hanks. Guards who are gaining experience are Betty Bunker, Annie Belle Webb, Patricia Gordon, Peggy Hall, and Doris Nichols. By January 15, the Maroon and Grey lassies had won 12 and lost 3 games. It looks as if Coach Jimmie Hiatt is on his way toward another championship. BOYS ' BASKETBALL FIRST ROW: Buddy Hutchens, Roger Jones, Eldridge Belton, Alfred Gardner, Edgar Draughn, Norris Hodge, Coach J. C. Hiatt, Herman Nichols. SECOND ROW: Woodrow Beamer, Albert McHone, Dona ld Nichols, Benton Wagoner. 1948-49 SCHEDULE Franklin 29 Pilot Mountain 25 Franklin 35 Copeland 28 Franklin 35 Beulah 19 Franklin 27 Pilot Mountain 26 Franklin 24 Flat Rock 29 Franklin 37 Critz 18 Franklin 43 Stuart 20 Franklin 36 York Oil 34 Franklin 29 Y adkinville 23 Franklin 26 Francisco 28 Franklin 33 Westfield 20 Franklin 14 Dobson 27 Franklin 42 Blue Ridge 29 Franklin 42 Yadkinville 24 The boys’ basketball team was hit hard for this season when Baxter Smith and Billy Belton graduated, Herman Nichols played cut his four years, Norris Hodge was forced out by illness, and Bruce Odell dropped out of school. Because of his mother’s illness, Edgar Draughn has had to miss several games. Despite this, and facing a tough schedule, Coach Hiatt has come through with a record of ten victories while losing four as of January 15. The new men who are showing up well are Roger Jones, Buddy Hutchens, Alfred Gardner, Albert McHone, Benton Wagoner, Eldridge Belton, Woodrow Beamer and Donald Nichols. MAROON GREY MILLER LAMBERT DRAUGHN STAFF STAFF Frank Miller . Annie Laura Lambert Nancy Beamer . Glenn Macey . Helen Stone . Albert McHone . Edgar Draughn . Anne Hodge. Virginia Keye . Kester Jarrell . Betty Lou Sutphin Louise Kendall . . Editor . Editor . Assistant Editor . Picture Editor . Circulation Manager . Typist Business Manager . . Assistant Business Manager . Advertising Manager Assistant Advertising Manager . Typist . Advisor FIRST ROW Helen Stone, Frank Miller, Annie Laura Lambert, Edgar Draughn, Betty Lou Sutphin. SECOND ROW Nancy Beamer, Glenn Macey, Anne Hodge, Kester Jarrell, Virginia Keye, Albert McHone, Louise Kendall, Advisor. 26 The Maroon and Grey Staff says " Thank You” to each person and firm who has so generously given assis¬ tance in the production of this book. All Yearbook Pictures Made By CH ESTER L. STEWART Mount Airy, N. C. HERFF-JONES CO. RINGS . . . INVITATIONS MEDALS . . . TROPHIES E. W. Paddison Representative Mount Airy, N. C. Congratulations to Seniors BLUE RIDGE COFFEE SHOP ☆ S. A. NICHOLS Manager Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of LILLIAN’S BEAUTY SHOP Mount Airy, N. C. Best Wishes For Seniors WARREN DISTRIBUTING CO. Mount Airy, N. C. 27 HYLTON AUTO SUPPLY SEE BILLY SNOW FOR Auto Repairs and Parts Toast, N. C. KOZY KORNER Market and Grocery FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES Phone 794-J FOR BETTER MERCHANDISE It’s Always . . . JACKSON BROTHERS HARDWARE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Phone 2 37 — Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of HAYNES COAL CO. Telephone 800 For “BETTER COAL” Sell Your Tobacco at NICHOLS WAREHOUSE For Higher Prices Hub Brown Frank Fox Nichols 28 WITH BEST WISHES FROM GRANITE CITY MOTOR COMPANY Yonr Friendly Ford Dealer 137 N. Main Street Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of BELTONS LAUNDRY Phones 351-410 238 S. Main Street Sell Tobacco With VIRGINIA-CAROLINA and SIMMONS WAREHOUSES R. C. Simmons R. C. Simmons, Jr. O. L. Badgett W. R. Johnson T. W. Johnson Compliments of LOY LUMBER COMPANY Lumber and Building Material 290-294 East Pine St. — Phone 118 MOUNT AIRY, N. C. 29 Compliments of Go To ECKENROD ' S STUDIO BEASLEY’S MILL Compliments of For Howe-Ground Corn Meal CARTER HOSIERY MITE Toast, N. C. J and J OIL COMPANY BOWMAN Amoco Products Electric Company Kerosene and Fuel Oil RADIOS APPLIANCES D. T. Joyner, Mgr. Sales Service Phone 5 29 Mount Airy 113 W. Pine Street Phone 8 84 HARRISON’S EAT AT Home of MAIN STREET CAFE " DORIS DODSON” Famous Junior Dresses Joe Dobson, Owner Mount Airy, N. C. N. Main Street Mount Airy John H. Midkiff Hardware ODELL’S GROCERY Hardware, Building Materials GROCERIES - FRESH MEATS Sherwin-Williams Paint Goodyear Tires and Tubes Gasoline Oil Mount Airy, N. C. " New Crossroads” . . . Toast, N. C. 30 Compliments of The “Moto-Court” FIRST and NATIONAL BANK Cafe PRIVATE DINING ROOMS Music In Every Room Steaks, Chicken, Sea Food MEMBER OF F. D. I. C. 3 Miles South of Mount Airy U. S. 52 Mount Airy, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Gwyn C. Beshears D. F. Beshears, Owners Compliments of DUKE POWER COMPANY ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of Mt. Airy Knitting Mills Spencer’s " BABY UNDIES” Mount Airy 31 B O Franklin Heights Grocery FURNITURE COMPANY MEATS - GROCERIES Complete Home Furnishings PRODUCE South Main Street Mount Airy, N. C. Telephone 246W Mt. Airy, N. C. BOOKER ' S Compliments of SERVICE STATION STORE LEONARD ' S Groceries—Gas—Oil Jewelers Since 189 3 C. O. Booker, Owner Mount Airy, N. C. Powells Grill Mount Airy Optical Co. PIT BARBEQUE Glasses Fitted and Adjusted Steaks - - - Chops Fancy Gap Highway Over Lamm Drug Co. Mount Airy Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of VISIT THE F. REES WEINERBURGER CLOTHING CO. Footlong " Dogs” - - - Frosty " Shakes” " The Young Mew’s Shop” Mount Airy, N. C. Rockford Street - - Mount Airy 32 Seniors! DR. PEPPER BOTTLING PLANT Winston-Salem, N. C. Marion Supply and Manufacturing Co. Windows, Doors, Cabinets, Flooring, Sashes, Locks LOW PRICES-QUALITY GOODS Troy Marion Contractor Estimates Cheerfully Given Your Home Is Your Castle " When You Think of Building, Think of Us.” Phone 793-R Worth Street 33 WORKMENS FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION MOUNT AIRY, N. C. Select “Fertile Ground” Your Savings Here Yield " Above Average” Returns Twice Yearly. For Your Savings Compliments of QUALITY MILLS Incorporated Manufacturers of Full Cut Und erwear Mount Airy, N. C. 34 Compliments of SURRY COUNTY LOAN and TRUST COMPANY Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Cor poration Mount Airy, N. C. Dobson, N. C. 35 Elm Sales Company Compliments of 117 Willow Street GRANITE CITY MILLS Wholesale Candies of Quality Manufactory of Ice, Flour, Feeds and Meal Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of Best Wishes CURRIER-WITHERS Surry Hosiery Mills SUPPLY CO. 319 Willow Jobbers of Mill Factory Supplies Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. Best Wishes to Senior Class SPARGER INSURANCE AGENCY Barber Hosiery Mills ; Inc. Complete Insurance Service Franklin Street Mount Airy, N. C. Phone 222 Mount Airy, N. C. MOUNT AIRY DIXIE CLOTHING PAINT STORE COMPANY PITTSBURG PAINTS Quality Merchandise WALLPAPERS 125 North Main Street Virginia Street Phone 635 Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. 36 Compliments of Best Wishes For Class of ’49 GLAMOR SHOP George W. Sparger, Jr. Smart Apparel For Women REAL ESTATE Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. J. H. COX - G. E. SPARGER Trading As MOUNT AIRY COAL YARD and GROCERY Foods of Finest Quality FRUITS, VEGETABLES, MEATS, FEEDS, HAY Phone 340 . . . 325 North Willow . . . Mount Airy, N. C. IDEAL BEAUTY EVERYBODY’S LUNCH SHOPPE PLATE LUNCHES - SANDWICHES " We Specialize In Beauty” Open 5:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M. Over Harrison’s Phone 597-M . . . West Oak Phone 689 Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. Compliments of ASHBURN HOSIERY MILL South Street Mount Airy, N. C. 37 Trade at Compliments of BLUE RIDGE THE FAIR STORE INSURANCE AGENCY AND SAVE! R. P. Jones - - - E. C. Collins Phone 402 Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. OAK STREET GRILL Come To J. J. Shackleford SERVES GOOD FOOD Shoe Shop " Try Us” For Expert Shoe Repairs All Work Guaranteed Oak Street Mount Airy, N. C. 128 N. Main Mount Airy, N. C. Best Wishes to Class of ’49 CARTER FURNITURE Mount Airy COMPANY Transportation Co. " The House of Satisfactory Service” Phone 614-J BENDIX " At Your Service” Washers, Driers, Ironers Phone 69 Mount Airy Compliments of FEDERAL MOTOR FRED JARRELL’S STORE and SERVICE STATION EXPRESS Gas and Oil Joe Johnson, Manager Groceries Hardware Mount Airy, N. C. Lowgap Road % Mile From Mt. Airy 38 Visit BOOKER’S ESSO DERBY COTTAGE SERVICE Where Quality Counts U. S. 52 South Mount Airy, N. C. TIRES, AUTO PARTS Road Service Open from 7 A.M. until 1 A.M. Phone 8 13 J Bannertown Compliments of BARBER-ALLEN HOSIERY MILLS MOUNT AIRY, NORTH CAROLINA TURNMYRE’S DRUG STORE Your Walgreen Agency Revlon Cosmetics ”You’re Always Welcome” QUALITY AUTO and HARDWARE STORE 117 Franklin Street Mount Airy, N. C. CATO ' S LADIES’ READY-TO-WEAR Compliments of FULLER " More Style For Your Money” Furniture Company Use our convenient lay-away plan Home Furnishings Mount Airy, N. C. Mount Airy, N. C. 39 PHILIP SNOW Compliments of GENERAL MERCHANDISE BRITTS MOTOR CO. Packard Autos Shoes Groceries Notians G.M.C. Trucks Toast, N. C. Virginia Street Mount Airy, N. C. BEST WISHES of THE CAROLINA BEAUTY BARGAIN CENTER SHOP READY-TO-WEAR DRY GOODS Surry Bank Building Lela Moseley, Owner Shoes For All The Family " We Sell For Less” TO SENIOR CLASS OF ’49 Mount Airy, N. C. 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