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(I3ettu Aouce AoneS and AonciS j rldaes Present for the SOPHOMORE CLASS the story in retrospect at our ALMA MATER and in great detail the years nineteen hundred forty-nine and fifty . giL ■tp: ,. f r ' . " i Jf ' ' ' % 13 fitV ite-i ' .; J Je: .,,v-.--« „ ' ? » ««V . ..in this book we call A I M A A T E R At the foot of the mountains Is our College; proud she stands, Serving all who want her service, Blessing all with outstretched hands. Alma Mater , Alma Mater, We sing our love to thee; We pledge our hearts in deep devotion Our love, our faith, eternally. the ANCHOR PUBLISHED BY THE SOPHOMORE CLASS OF GARDNER-WEBB COLLEGE BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA " WLre tlu lid liaue the beit lie uouna cou poiilole educational aavantaqes iiiidt diitinctii e i nriitian inf-luenced " FOREWORD Here it is — your 1950 yearbook. In it we have attempted to trace the growth of our college through the years, through the buildings, through the faculty, and above all, through the students. W ' e have tried to give you a picture of the true Gardner-Webb — " serving all who want her service, blessing all with outstretched hands. " This ' 50 Anchor is our hope, our joy, our pride. Enthrone it in vour hearts, for it ' s a sacrificial service, for you. To Santford Martin, Jr., Professor of English — for his unlimited kindness, his human understanding, his warm sympathy, his youthful exuberance, and his unerring DEDICATION sense of fair play — this Annual is affectionately dedicated. The Boiling Springs Baptist Church gives each student a sense of security and provides social and spiritual fellowship which he would otherwise miss while he is away from home. The religious organizations of the college are a part of its whole program. 1905 THE COLLEGE Boiling Springs was selected by the Sandy Run Association and the Kings Mountain Association as the location of a school of high school grade. The school was chartered on December 2, 1905, as The Boiling Springs High School, Incorporated. Lihranj President ' s Home Wdslthiiru Mciitiiridl BuiUliii ' Roystcr Memorial — Infinnan Left to right: Mrs. Jayne Jolly, Dr. Buren Crowe. Mrs. Eula Hattie Ledbetter. Flossie Slater. Dr. ' an ' ashbum. Seated: Mrs. Ruth Hanirick. 10 " Decker Hair—Boys Dormitory J. Y. Hamrick, Bob Patterson, Mrs. Wray 11 Phillip Lovin Elliott Prcsidci f Dear Fellow Students: This is the time ot parting, but this little book. The Anchoh, will be a magic key with which you may unlock the doors of yesterday and go back to li ' e again many of the experiences of today. At our parting I should like to place in your hand a little token— a kind of allegory of all that is essential in all the prog- ress of our going. It is contained in a little device used again and again by the poets- a little physical picture with a spiritual counterpart. Perhaps you would call it a pictiu ' c with overtones. It may be that the sum of all pain or happiness is only what ONE is cap- able of experiencing. It could be that the minutest particle of matter is a minia- ture solar system. It could likewise be that when we find the central basic trutli of life we have potentially all there is to have. Her the token: A noiseless patient spider, I mark ' d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark ' d how to explore ihe acant vast surrounding. It launch " d fortli filament, filament, filament, out of itself. Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them. And ou, O m ' soul, where you stand. Surrounded, detached, in measureless oceans of space. Ceaselessly musing, enturing, throwing, seeking the spheres to connect them. Till the bridge you will need be form ' d till the ductile anchor hold. Till the gossamer thread yon fling catch somewhere, O my soul 12 m. .-LA ' .v ■ ■- ' iBX- --;-v:t James Orville Terrell Dean of lustruction Social Science Willie Kate Baldwin Dean of Women DEANS James Young Hamrick Dean of Men English F A C IJ I T Y Charles Wayne Bradburn Physical Education Mrs. Carlyle Cornwell Home Economics 13 Robert Allen Dyer Psychology and Religion Benjamin Coleman Fisher English Hubert Conrad Dixon Mathematics Emmalyn Gamble Voice Margaret Falls Organ Marietta FiAMRicK Natural Science FACULTY 14 Abbie Catherine Miller Piano Elma Harper Pollock Romance Languages Santford Martin, Jr. English James Stephen Morrisett Religion Frank Richardson Bursar Saranan Morgan Physical Education F A C I I T V 15 Thomas Lixxev Reece Religion Eugene ' osecky Commerce Paul James Stacy Natural Science LiLLA Ermine Watkins Commerce William F. Troutman, Jr. Social Science Carolyn Lamar Wray Librar - Science FACULTY 16 Dorothy Washburn Hamrick Registrar Norman Harris Physical Education Leonard Ancel Allen Business Manager Jayne Putnam Jolly Nurse Oeland Barnett Wray Latin Bessie Atkins Huggins Counselor for Boys FACULTY 17 J Alma Love Wise Secretary to President Janie Belle Odom Dietitian M W ' lLLARD W ' yan Washburn Physician LoRETTA Phillips Secretary to Dr. Dver FACULTY 18 19 7 THE CLASSES It was in this year that construction began on the main building — Huggins-Curtis Hall — later used as a dormitory for both boys and girls and as the administration building. At the present time it is being used as a dormitory for boys. 19 m OFFICERS Sue RiCHABDSox Cublee Secret a ry- Trcasti rer Thomas Charles Kev Presidcnt Martha Bbyte Laxe Vice president SOPHOMORES 20 Eugene Flay Allen Shelby, North Carohna " Yogi " . . . Mdkinfj, Movies . . . Golfinfz, . . . Wake Forest . . . " Stardust " . . . Day Student Dramatics Club 2; Mental Hygiene 2; " Nijilit of January Sixteenth. " Frank Allen Pinnacle, North Carolina " Red " . . . V(H(ic ! . . . Hi ' Ji Point Collese " It Had to be You. " Gabvin Wade Allen Gaffney, South Carolina " Bui) " . . . Bull Session . . . Limestone . . . " The Love of God " . . . Day Sttidcnt. Frank Kay Arnette Lancaster, South Carolina William Clyde Beabden Morganton, North Carolina Day Student. William Gibson Beason Boiling Springs, North Carolina Day Student. THIS WE REMEMBER: Arriving on September 4, 1948 — trunks and suitcases — the B. S. U. members, waiting with lemonade and friendly smiles — face to face with a strange roommate — one who wasn ' t a stranger long — CLASS OF 1950 21 Lee Roy Biggerstaff Charlotte, North Carolina " Bigger " . . . Hunting and Fishing . . . " Because " . . . Appalachian. Mental Hygiene 1; Monogram Club 2. IVA LiNELL BlANKENSHIP Boiling Springs, North Carolina " Ivy " . . . Talking . . . Findlay College . . . " Sentimental Me " . . . Day Student. Mental Hygiene 2; Day Student Council 2. Elsie Elaine Bloodwobth Kelly, North Carolina " Blondie " . . . " Wliispcring Hope " . . . Institute of Merchandising . . . " We meet to say farewell. " Home Economics Club 1, 2; Dra- matics Club 1; Mental Hygiene 2; Cheerleader 1, 2; W. A. A. 1; Y. W. A. 1. Majel Ruth Borders Shelby, North Carolina " Majel . . . Talking . . . Furman . . . " Because. " Home Economics Club 1, 2, President 2; Clee Club 2; W. A.A, 1, 2; Y. W. A. 1: Marshal Club 1, 2; Chief Marshal 2. Kenneth Lee Bost Gastonia, North Carolina " Ken " . . . Playing the guitar for Harry Rogers to sing . . . Wake Fore.it . . . " I Love You so Much. " Monogram Club L 2. Jewell Angela Brackett Belwood, North Carolina " Bijoux " . . . Singing and Writing . . . Greensboro College . . . " Vd Rather Have Jesus. " Y. W. A. L President 2; Choir 1, 2; V. A. A. I. 2; Mental Hygiene L 2; Volunteer Band 1. 2; Home Econom- ics Club 1; Sophomore Superlative. SOPHOMORES that was Saturday — on Sunday we went to Church — then it started raining — doughnuts and coffee in the Huggins- Curtis dining hall — the Amateur program — and how Josephine Bradshaw Belmont, North Carolina " ]o " . . . Fiirman . . . " The Love of God. " Mental Hygiene 2; Y.W.A. 1. 2; B.S.U. Council 2. Betty Luuana Breeden Riitherfordton, North Carolina " Lulu " . . . Writing . . . Wake Forest " Soiitlt. " Mental Hygiene 2; Anchor Staff 2; Dramatics Club 1, " The Barretts of Wimpole Street, " Elizabeth Barrett; " Night of January Sixteenth, " Karen Andre; Pilot Staff 2; I.I .C. 2. Kelly Clarence Brendle Morganton, North Carolina Reading and Studying the Scriptures . . . Ashtirij . . . " More Love to Tltee. " Volunteer Band 1, 2. Jonas Robert Bridges Boiling Springs, North Carolina " Bill Stern " . . . Broadcasting . . . U.N.C. . . . " Stardust " . . . Day Student. Anchor Staff, Business Manager 2; Program Director of Radio Depart- ment 2; Variety Show 2; Choir 1; Monogram CIuId 1, 2; Day Student Council 1; " Night of January Six- teenth. " Harold Watson Brower Franklinville, North Carolina " Fiddle " . . . Sports . . . E.C.T.C. . . . " Night and Day. " Mental Hygiene 2. Mack A. Burgin Boiling Springs, North Carolina Good Spor:s . . . Day Student. I.R.C. 2; Volunteer Band 1, 2. confused we were by registration — " What ' s her name? " — " What ' s his name? " — " What your home town is? " — " Is? Why, I hve just " — We remember the big things — CLASS OF 1950 23 smsmm Donald Hoyle Cabaxiss Shelby, Xortli Carolina " Cabncss " . . . Eating and Loafing . . . Wljeaton . . . " I ' d Rather Have Jesus. " Basketball 1; Choir 1. 2: Glee Club 1; ' olunteer Band 1. 2; " Stephen Foster " 1. John Webb C. xxox, Jr. Shelb . North Carolina ■Jack " . Monoiiram Club 1. 2. Ola Maye Caxxon Chesnee. South Carolina " Ollie " . . . ytirsing . . . Greenville Hospital . . . " Beeause. " I. B.C.. 1. Secretan.- 2: Science Club 2; Student Goxemment. House President " The Barn " 2; Anchor Staff. Asso- ciate Editor 2. Bexjamix C. rpexteb Waco. North Carolina Loafing . . . State College . . . " How High the Moon. " J. MES Fred C.aetee Boiling Springs. North Carolina " Richard . . . Talking with Others . . . Baylor . . . " Breathe on Me " . . . Day Student. Mental H giene 2; Glee Club 1. Kexx " eth Ree -es Casste ' exs JonesN ' ille. North Carolina Reading . . . CarsonSeicman . . . " Amazing Grace. " olunteer Band. President. Second Semester 2. SOPHOMORES the first lyceum — naturally, it rained — and borrowed finery got dragged in the puddles — " e were the mighty freshman class — mighty green — so we elected Bob Long, 24 Habby Fbazier Cherkas Oxford, North Carolina " Check " . . . Hotrods . . . State College " My Buddy. " Student Go ernment. House President " Huggins-Curtis " 2; Band 2; Cheer- leader 2. Horace Lee Cline Gastonia, North Carolina " Horse " . . . Sports. Basketball 1, Captain 2; Monogram Club 1, 2; Student Government, Pres- ident 2; Sophomore Superlative. Marion Conrad Shelby, North Carolina just a little business deal . . . " Where He Leads I Will Follow " . . . Day Student. James Edward Cooke Mayodan, North Carolina Carl Walter Cox Franklin, North Carolina " Colonel " . . . Reading Good books and Tennis . . . University of North Carolina . . . " Far Away Plaees. " Volunteer Band 1, 2; I.R.C. 2; Mental Hygiene 2; Dramatics Club 2. Ramona Daye Cornwell Maiden, North Carolina " Daye " . . . Reading and Bull Sessions . . . " Begin the Beguine " . . . Woman ' s College Pilot Staff, Editor-in-chief 2; Volun- teer Band 1, 2; Y.W.A. 1, 2; Choir I. I.R.C. 2; Home Economics Club 1, 2; Dramatics Club 1; W.A.A. 1, 2; Port- hole Staff 1; House Council 1. Margie Nanney, Betty Elliott, and Bill Kincaid to help take some color from the chlorophyll — the Stephen Foster play — Music, drama, romance — we were fully accredited ClASS OF 1950 25 mmmsBBBBi Rachel Andrews Crane Gastonia, North Carolina Raymond Floyd Crane Gastonia, North Carohna Jill Ann CRA ' LEY Lattimore, North Carohna Dancing and Listening to Radio . . . W.C.l ' .N.C. . . . " My Happiness. " W.A.A. 2; Y.W.A. 1; Choir 1; Mental Hygiene 2; Home Economics 1, 2. Sue Richardson Citrlee Morganton, North Carolina " Sniie " . . . Skating . . . " Clair de Lune. " . ' .A. 1, 2; Home Economics 1; B.S.U. Sponsor for Homecoming 2; House Council 2; Pilot Staff 1, 2; Marshal Club 1. 2; Class Secretary- Treasurer 2; Choir 2; W.A.A. 2; B.S.U. Council 2; Sophomore Superlative. |. mes Edward Da.niel, Jr. Warrenton, North Carolina " ]iin " . . . Dear Hunting . . . Wake Forest . . . " Symphony. " Mental Hygiene 2; .Monogram Club 2; Pilot Staff 2. Blanche De Brule Henrietta, North Carolina " Speed " . . . Just looking around . . . " Close To Thee " . . . Day Student. SOPHOMORES w by the Southern Association — We cheered, then — and cried over " The Valiant " and " The King of Kings " — and laughed at the Monogram Club ' s goofy basketball games 26 Myrtle Joyce Digh Rutherfordton, North Carolina " Jerce " . . . laughing, music . . . Furman . . . " Moonlight Sonata. " Glee Club 1; Choir 1, 2. Jessie Ruth Dillabd Glendale Springs, North Carolina Reading and hiking . . . W.C.U.N.C. . . . " What A Friend Wc Have In Jesus. " Home Economics Club, Secretary- Treasurer 2; I.R.C. 1; Y.W.A. 1, 2; Volunteer Band 2; Mental Hygiene 2. Bill H. Dobbins Bostic, North Carolina " Hoover " . . . Bull Sessions . . . Berea . . . " My Happiness " . . . Day Student. William Herbert Dodge Miami, Florida Bobby Baucom Duncan Indian Trail, North Carolina " Bob " . . . Sleeping and Reading . . . University of North Carolina . . . " Mule Train. " Dramatics Club 1, 2; Science Club 2. Janie Rea Dunlap Lowell, North Carolina Reading and SeuAng . . . Carson- Newman . . . " One Day " . . . Day Student. Volunteer Band 1, 2; Science Club 2; I. R. C. 2. — faculty vs. students — and cheered again for " The Bar- retts of Wimpole Street " and the Deep River Boys — we had a wonderful time at the Freshman-Sophomore Ban- CLASS OF 1950 27 Bssmf. Clayton Dewey Elliott Lawndale, North Carolina Betty- Frances Ferrell North Behnont. North Carolina Crocheting . . . Carson-Newman . . . " Vd Rather Have Jesus " . ' ()lunteer Band 1, Secretary-Treasurer 2. Y.W.A. 1, 2; Home Economics Club Ellis Ray Flack Forest City, North Carolina " Flute " . . . Thinking of a girl from Forest City . . . " Always. " Mental Hygiene 2. Richard P. Foster Kings Mountain. North Carolina Gene D. Freeman Mayodan, North Carolina Music . . . " Were You There. " Choir 1. 2; Glee Club 1. Herman Lamar Gantt Lancaster, South Carolina " Buddy " . . . Hunting and Fislting . . . U.S.C. . . . " Fishing Song. " Monogram 1, 2; May Court 1, 2. SOPHOMORES quet: In an Old-fashioned Garden — Wishing well, roses, ivy — Arthur Calhoun Bernard read poetry in a rumbling bass voice — all this in the dining room of the O. Max 28 John Herbebt Gamble Miami, Florida Spurts . . . Hi0} Point College . . . " Dear Hearts and Gentle People. " Monogram 2; Football, Co-Captain 2. Marion Eugene Gibson Lowell, North Carolina " Gene " . . . Reading . . . " Amazing Grace " . . . Day Student. Rafael Munoz Gonzalez Caguas, Puerto Rico Sabah Elizabeth Gossett Gastonia, North Carolina " Sadie " . . . Bull Sessions . Winthrop . . . " Stardust. " Y.W.A. 2. Joan Helen Graham Columbus, Ohio " Jo " . . . " Wa.s i " . . . Duke Universitij . . . " My Wonderful One. " Home Economics Club 1; Y.W.A. 2; W.A.A. 2; Glee Club 2; Choir 1, 2; " Stephen Foster " 1; " Barretts of Wim- pole Street " 1. Charles Henry Griffin Mayodan, North Carolina " Toby " . . . Bull Sessions . . . High Point College . . . " Again. " G ardner Memorial Building — which hadn ' t been there in the fall of ' 48 — official, too, for Senator Hoey spoke at the dedication ceremonies — it was a big day, that Easter CLASS OF 1950 29 Teddy Wicks Guthrie Gaffne % South Carolina " Snuffy " . . ' . Singing . . . E.C.T.C. . . . " Prisoner of Love. " Monogram Club 1, 2; Football 1, Cap- tain 2: Dramatics Club 1. James Edward Hadden Cliffside, North Carolina Joyce Hampton Winston-Salem, North Carolina " Joy " . ■ . Jerry . . . Columbia Vni- cersity, N.Y. . . . " Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. " Y.W.A. 1; W.A.A. 2; Mental Hygiene 2; Dramatics Club 1. William Alton Hannah, Jr. Greer, South Carolina " J.O. " . . . Women . . . Furman . . . " Ole Man River. " South Carolina Club 1; Choir 1. Eunice Beatrice Harmon Ellenboro, North Carolina " Trigger-trap " . . . Talking, Laughing, Reading . . . " Touch Me Lord Jaus " . . . Day Student. ' olunteer Band 1, 2; Day Student Council 2. Edna Tawainee Harrill Shelby, North Carohna " Runt " . . . Collecting Pictures . . . " ' Neath the Old Olive Tree " . . . Day Student. SOPHOMORES Sunday — open house, and everything — we remember seeing the ground broken for Decker Hall — they said it would be finished by fall — but we found that hard to .30 Adam Ahthur Haynes Union Mills, North Carolina " Dick " . . . Reading . . . Wake Forest . . . " Carolina Moon " . . . Day Student. Ronald Marshall Heafner Gastonia, North Carolina " Pehlo " . . . Flirting . . . Wake Forest ... " Till the End of Time. " I.R.C. 2; Football 1, 2; Mental Hy- giene 2; Cheerleader 1, 2; Baseball 1; Monogram Club 2; Band 1. 2. Madeline Elizabeth Hensley Sylva, North Carolina " Peanut " . . . Reading . . . Carson- Newman . . . " Wliispering. " Glee Club 1, 2; Home Economics Club 1, 2; Y.VV.A. 1, 2; Volunteer Band 2. Fred Forrest Hicks Hickory, North Carolina Fishing . . . Lenoir-Rhyne . . . " Tlie Love of God. " Volunteer Band 1, 2; Mental Hygiene Ted Jonas Hope Gaffney, South Carolina " Thaddus " . . . Billiards . . . Ftirman . . . " A ((.sic, Music, Miisie. " Monogram Club 2; South Carolina Club. President. WiLEY ' Quinn Howe Gastonia, North Carolina " Q. Howe " . . . Hunting . . . Fiirman ... " A Child of the King. " Volunteer Band 1, 2; Gaston Counts Club 1. believe — so we concentrated on things more realistic — like the baseball team ' s bringing home a state championship — May Day — " A Southern Dream " — " King CLASS OF 1950 31 Edith NLvrge Hoyle Forest City. North Carolina Hunting . . . Duke University . . . " To Each His Own " . . . Day Student. Science Club 2; Student Go eniment, Day Student President 2. Myrtle Jeaxette Hughes Shelbx , Xorth Carolina Music and Sleeping ■ ■ ■ Wake Forest . . . " I ' ll Always Be In Love " With You. " Mental Hysiene 2; Y.W ' .A. 1. 2; Glee Club 1; B.S.U. Council 2: ' olunteer Band 1. 2; Home Economics Club 1; C:boir 1, 2: Mav Court 2. Polly Ann Hull Mount Air -. North Carolina " Podge " . . . Reading . . . Carson- Xcwman . . . " The Love oi God. " X ' olunteer Band 1, 2; Mental Hvsiene 2: Y.W.A. 1. 2; Surry Count% ' Club I, ' ice President; Science Club 2. ' ice President; W.A.A. 2; Choir 1. 2. Sabah Humphrey Shelb -. North Carolina Sleemng . ' . . W.C.V.y.C. . . . " It Had To Be Voi " . . . Day Student. Mental Hygiene 2 Shirley ' Huskey- Shelbv. North Carolina " Fro? " . . . Music . . . Wlieaton . . . " I ' ll See You In Mu Dreams " Science Club 2: Marshal Club 2; Men- tal H giene 1. 2; Home Economics Club 1. ' ice President 2; WA.A. 2: Y.W.A. 1. 2; ' olunteer Band 1. 2; Student Goxernment. Secretary 2; Band 1. 2; Cheerleader 2; Marshal 2; Sophomore Superlati e. ToNNY Izzi. Jr. Shelb -- North Carolina Cheek " . . . Woinen . . . High Point College . . . " Sahrc Dance " . . . Day Student. SOPHOMORES Fish " and Evelyn Sue — the polka and the minuet — graduation for the class of ' 49 — we missed them that fall when we returned — that was about September Hth — but 32 William Henry Jenkins Shelbv, North Carolina Alma |ean Jolley Rutherfordton, North Carohiia " Jolly " . . . Music . . . " Moonlip,lit Serenade " . . . Transfer from Spar- tanhiirii Jr. Home Economics Chib 2; Glee Club 2; Dramatics Club 2; Y.W.A.; W.A.A. 2. Betty ' Joyce Jones Lattimore, North Carolina " Jettij Boyce " . . . Music . . . A.S.T.C. . . . " Moonlight Sonata. " Y.W.A. 1; W.A.A. 1, 2; B.T.U., Gen- eral Secretary 2; Marshal Club 1, 2; Marshal 2; Anchor Staff, Editor 2; Choir 1; Sophomore Superlative; May Court 2. Torbence Milton Jones Charlotte, North Carolina " Terry " . . . Golf and Lifeguard . . . Univer.ntti of North Carolina . . . " I Can Dream Can ' t I. " EuLA Mae Keener Canton, North Carolina " Beetle " . . . Punching Meal Tickets . . . Carson-Newman . . . " Wherever He Leads I ' ll Go. " Volunteer Band 1, 2; Y.W.A. 1, 2; Mental Hygiene 2; W.A.A. 2; Home Economics Club 2; Choir 2. Doc John Keeter Bessemer City, North Carolina " Doc " . . . Driving and Sleeving . . Lenoir-Rhyne . . " The Old Master Painter. " Mental Hygiene 2; Ga.stoii County Club 1. the new freshman class filled those empty spaces — great fun on Rat Day, no? — lo and behold, Decker Hall in all its glory — along with the Royster Medical Center, a little CLASS OF 1950 33 Jackie Randolph Keller Uree, North Carolina Raymond Leboy Kelly Caroleen. North Carolina Sports . . . Clcmson . . . Day Student Betty Catherine Kendrick Shelby, North Carolina " Toots " . . . Listening to Music . . . " Stardust. " Y.W.A. 2; W.A.A. 2; Home Economics Club 2. Thomas Charles Key Pinnacle, North Carolina " Ctirlcy " . . . Reading and Listening til Radio . . . Higli Point College . . . -Blue Skirt ' Waltz. " Monogram Club 1, 2; I.R.C. 2; Class President 2; Sophomore Superlative. Billy Lee Kincaid Gastonia, North Carolina " Bill " . . . Drawing and Sliooting Bull . . . Baylor ... " 7 Didn ' t Knou ' the Gun Was Loaded. " Mental Hygiene 2; Gaston County Club 1; Choir 1, 2; Glee Club 1; B.S.U. Council 2; Volunteer Band 1, 2; Publicity Director 1; Class Secre- tary-Treasurer 1; " Stephen Foster " 1; Anchor Staff 2. Marjorie Evelyn Krause Union Mills, North Carolina Playing Piano and Reading . . . Mere- dith . . . " When I Survey the Won- drous Cross. " X ' olunteer Band 1. 2; Y.W.A. 1, 2; Marshal Club 1, 2; Mar.shal 2; Choir 1. 2: B.S.U. Council 2. SOPHOMORES later — a college campus to make one proud — class officers; Tom Key, Sue Curiee, and Martha Lane — and the football team — unforgettable, those men — played their hearts out. 34 Martha Bryte Lane Ramseiir, North Carolina " Butch " . . . Reading, and Sports . . . Woinai ' s CoUcgc . . . " Because. " Home Economics Club 1; Glee Club 2; W.A.A. 1, ' ice President 2; Y.W.A. 1, 2; NIental Hygiene 2; B.S.U. Coun- cil 2; Class Vice President 2. Ethel Bernice Lane Lowell, North Carolina " Hant " . . . Music and Sleeping . . . E.C.T.C " My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice " Glee Club 2; Choir 1, 2; Home Eco- nomics Club 1; W.A.A. 2; Mental Hygiene 2. James Sanders LeGette, Jr. Shelby, North Carolina " Jim " . . . Writing Letters . . . " You and the Night and the Music. " Band 1, 2. Robert Herman Lineberger Boiling Springs, North Carolina " Judge " . . . Fishing, Hunting and Gardening . . . Wake Forest . . . " I ' m A Child of the King " . . . Day Student Science Club 2. Lois Loftis Walnut Cove, North Carolina Sleeping and Eating . . . Furman . . . " Because. " W.A.A. 2; Home Economics Club L 2; Mental Hygiene Society Secretary Treasurer 2; House Council 2; An- chor Staff 2; May Court 1. 2; Dra- matics Club 1, 2, " Night Of January 16th, " Roberta; Monogram Sponsor for Homecoming 2. Betty Jewell Logan Chesnee, South Carolina Eating . . . Furman . . . " None But the Lonely Heart. " Marshal Club 1, 2; Marshal 2; Glee Club 1; Choir I. 2; South Carolina Club 1; B.S.U. Council 2; May Court 1, Queen 2; Sophomore Superlative; Student Government Sponsor for Homecoming 2. and won some — we remember Christmas banquets and Valentine parties — teas and more lyceums — and the clock kept ticking — " The Night of January 16th " — guilty or CLASS OF 1950 35 KoBEBT Allan Long Elkiii. North Carolina " Bob . . . SIcepinsi and Eatinu. . . . Fiinnan . . . " Because. " Class President 1; Surr - Count ' Clul) 1; Volunteer Band 1. 2; Mental H - giene 2; Pilot Staff 2; Choir 1. 2; Sophomore Superlative. M. riTHA McLain StatesN ille. North Carolina Sleeping and Eatinu . . . " Blue Moon. " Home Economics Club 2; W.A.A. 2; Glee Club 2. Robert Milleb McMl rry La«nidale. North Carolina LeFoy McPherson Lockhart. South Carolina " Heels " ' . . . Hunting and Fishing . . . I ' niversitij of Sout] Carolina ... " 7 Can Dream. Cant I? " " Dramatics Club 2. Geobge Smith McSw.ain Gastonia. North Carolina " Mack " " . . . Talking with Vomen . . . E.C.T.C. . . . " Someday. " Monogram Club 1. President 2; Gas- ton Count ' Club 1: Marshal Club 1. 2; Marshal 2; I.R.C. President 2; Football 1. 2; Baseball 1. 2; Basket- ball 1; Sophomore Superlative. Julius M. hon Ragland. West ' iriiinia Being home witli mi wife and l)ooks . . . Bat lor . . . " . mazing Grace " . . . Day Student. SOPHOMORES not guilty — the Gardner-W ' ebb Hour — all our hours were Gardner-Webb ' s — the hours in class — , lit, psycho, phys ed, el espanol, Bible, accounting, histor)-, math, economics, 36 n Joyce Mabtin Gastonia, North Carolina " Flo " . . . Just fioinp, places . . . Fw- man . . . " fd Rather Have Jesus. " Y.W.A. 1, 2; House Council 2; Volun- teer Band 1, 2; W.A.A. 2; Gaston County Club 1. Shufford Martin Spindale, North Carolina Lena Dula Mayberby Morganton, North Carolina Reading . . . University of North Carolina . . . " Serenade " . . . Day Student. William Vernon Mayberby ' Morganton, North Carolina " Bill " . . . Reading . . . N.C. State . . . " Long Ago and Far Away " . . . Day Student. Mabceline Joan Minton Mayodan, North Carolina " ( ' " . . . Dancing and writing Scott . . . W.C.U.N.C. : . . " Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. " Y. W. A. 1; W.A.A. 1, 2; Home Eco- nomics Club 1, 2; Mental Hygiene 2. James William Moon Franklinville, North Carolina " Hook " . . . Sleeping and Collecting Pin-Up Pictures . . . Lenoir-Rhyne . . . " Stardust. " Science Club 1; Monogram Club 1, 2; I.R.C. 1; Dramatics Club 1, 2; Foot- ball 1; Basketball 1, 2. French — cold hours spent at football practice — colder hours spent at the games — comfortable hours spent in bull sessions — uncomfortable hours spent studying — minutes CLASS OF 1950 37 RuFus Lloyd Morgan Canton. North Carolina " Riife " . . . Sports . . . " The Loce of God. " olunteer Band 1, 2; Mental Hygiene 2, Vice President 2; B.S.U. Council 2; May Court 1. Mabgaret Annette Morris Statesville, North Carolina Zeb ' ance Moss Aberdeen, North Carolina Reading . . . Wake Forest . . . " When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. " Marshal Club 1. 2; Mental Hvgiene 2; N ' olunteer Band 1. 2; Choir 1, 2: B.S.U. Council 2; Chief Marshal 2. Paul Thomas Mull Ashexille, North Carolina " P.M. " . . . Picture Collecting . . . Baylor . . . " Come Thou Fount. " ' olunteer Band 1. 2. M. BGiE Fay Nanney Spindale, North Carolina Writif ii Bill and Playing the Piano . . . Meredith . . . " Because. " Volunteer Band 1, 2; Y.W.A. 1. 2: W.A.A. 1. 2; Class Vice President 1; Student Go eniment. ' ice President 2; Science Club 2; Mav Court 1, 2; Marshal Club 1, 2; Marshal 2; Sopho- more Superlative. Bex Norman Shelby. North Carolina Listening to Good Music . . . " Whis- pering Hope. " Mental Hygiene 2; Choir 1, 2. SOPHOMORES adding up into hours spent at morning watch, at Vespers, at chapel — long, tired hours spent at play practice — too few hours spent sleeping — and we remember the little 38 BiLLIE COLEEN PaDGETT Forest City, North Carolina Reading and Playing Records . . . " Because. " Y.W.A. 2; W.A.A. 2; Anchor Staff 2. John Thomas Painter Gastonia, North Carolina Charles Robert Park Elkin, North Carolina " Moe " . . . Music and Dating . " Always. " Mental Hygiene 2; Anchor Staff 2. John T. Parker Elkin, North Carolina " Chig " . . . Baseball . . . University of North Carolina . . . " Mula Train " . . . Day Student. Bobby Earl Patterson Kings Mountain, North Carolina " Patt " . . . Disproving Einstein ' s The- ories . . . Baylor . . . " Glorious is His Name. " B.S.U. Council 2; Mental Hygiene 2; Volunter Band 1, 2. Mary Lena Patterson Morganton, North Carolina " Pat " . . . Stenographic Work . . . W.C.U.N.C. . . . " Largo. " Y.W.A. 1, 2; Volunteer Band 1, 2; Home Economics Club 1, 2; W.A.A. 2; Science Club 2; I.R.C. 2; Dramatics Club 1, " Barretts of Wimpole Street " , " Arabelle " ; Pilot Staff 1, 2; Anchor Staff 2; Student Government, House President, " The Barn " 1; B.S.U. Coun- cil 2; Porthole Staff, Associate Editor 1; Football Sponsor for Homecoming 2. things, too — precious, personal memories of Gardner- Webb — such as the way a sunset looked over the Memorial Building — a test we flunked — or passed with flying ClASS OF 1950 39 nmnm David Roscoe Peeler, Jr. Marion, North Carolina " Goober " . . . Sports . . . Catawba College . . " The Anniversary Song. " Football 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2; Mono- gram Club 1, 2. Franklin L. Pendergrass Kutherfordton, North Carolina " Penny " . . . Reading . . . University of SoKf i Carolina . . . " Melancholy Baby. " John Wilson Puett Morganton, North Carolina Max Radford Forest City, North Carolina " Chief " . . . Reading . . . University of North Carolina . . . " Tales from the Vienna Wood.f . . . Day Student. Glen A. Ramsey, Jr. Valdese, North Carolina " Son " . . . Listening to Radio . . . Lenoir-Rhyne . . . " I Need Thee Every Hour. " Volunteer Band 1. 2. Robert Alton Randall Kings Mountain. North Carolina SOPHOMORES colors — an unusually hilarious time at the Snack Shop — a deeply emotional moment at a revival — the feeling of relief when a term paper was finished, fifty lines were 40 Joseph Andrew Roberts Shelby, North CaroHiia " Jose " . . . Cliristian Fellowshiii diul Tennis . . . Wlieaton College . . . " TIic Love of God " . Mental H gieiie 2; Science Clul) 2; N ' ohinteer Band 1, 2. Harry Grant Rogers Andrews, North Carolina Stanky " . . . Sleeping . . . W.C.T.C. . . . Blues, Stay Awaii From Me. " I.R.C. 2; Science Club 2; Baseball 1, 2; Monosrram Club 2. James William Ross Morganton, North Carolina " Tiny " . . . Reading . . . Carson- Newman . . . " Does Jesus Care? " Volunteer Band 1, President 2; Men- tal Hygiene 2. Elizabeth Rowland Siler City, North Carolina " Lib " . . . Dancing and Sioimming . . . E.C.T.C. . . . " Maybe You ' ll Be There. " Y.W.A. 1; Home Economics Club 1, 2; W.A.A. 2. Harvey W. Rumfelt Gastonia, North Carolina Reading Good Books . . . Soutltwest- ern Seminary . . . " The Love of God. " Mental Hygiene 2; Volunteer Band 1, 2; Dramatics Club 2. Dorothy Ann Scism Shelb) ' , North Carolina " Dot Skiz " . . . Bull Sessions . . . W.C.V.N.C. . . . " Maybe You ' ll Be There. " Home Economics Club 2; Glee Club 2; W.A.A. 2; Y.W.A. 2; Dramatics 2. memorized, and the Pilot went to press — the band at the ball games — " Mamma don ' t ' low no music played in here " — " Now Is the Hour " sung under the windows of CLASS OF 1950 41 Gabland Leslie Seagle Morganton, North Carolina Grace Virginia Sel ' ey Forest City, North CaroHna " Grade " . . . Cheering and Collecting, Miniature Dogs . . . Appalachian . . . " Bhie Bird of Happiness. " Marshal Club, Secretary 2; W.A.A. 1, President 2; Y.W.A. Secretary 1, 2; Cheerleader. Chief 2; Mav Court 1, 2. Kenneth Dwight Shields Shelby, North Carolina " Herbie " . . . Girls and Cars . . . University of Georgia . . . " That Old Master Painter. " Ervin Luther Shook Wavnesville, North Carolina Robert Glenn Shreve Mayodan, North Carolina " Bill " . . . Music and Sports . . . High Point College . . . " Sunny Side of the Street. " James Arthur Smith, Jr. Union Mills, North Carolina Reading . . . Carson-Neicman . . . " Just As I Am. " ' olunteer Band 1, 2. SOPHOMORES the girls ' dormitories — holding hands in the Co-Ed — " last flash " — for some of us weren ' t man-haters and woman- haters — and some of us dated occasionally — and some of 42 Roy Lee Smith Stanfield, North Carolina " Hootiiiannic " . . . Day Dreaming . . . University of Nortli Carolina ... " 7 Can Dream Can ' t I. " Marshal Club 2; Choir 1. 2; Mono- gram 2; Science Club 2; Mental Hy- giene 2; Marshal 2. Warren Gerald Smith Morganton, North Carolina N. C. State . . . Day Student. Science Club 2; Mental Hygiene 2. Sara Frances Sperling Shelby, North Carolina Charles Wayne%vmght Stafford Lowell, North Carolina " Vete " ■ . Fishing . . . Stetson Uni- versity . . . " The Touch of His Hand On Mine. " Mental Hygiene. President 2; Volun- teer Band 2; Choir 1, 2. Ruby Mae Stbother Aberdeen, North Carolina Vi.siting, and Jigsaw puzzles . . . N. C. Baptist Hospital . . . " Stand Up For Jesus. " Y.W.A. 1, 2; Mental Hygiene 2; Home Economics 2; W.A.A. 2; Volunteer Band L 2. Edgar Neil Teague, Jr. Fayetteville, North Carolina us — " went steady " — and a few fell in love — corsages for the Freshman-Sophomore — autographs for the Anchor — caps, gowns, and dignity — but a fool lump in the throat CLASS OF 1950 43 BiXA Geraldixe T .TR T aRE Marion, North Carolina " Gerry " . . . Reading and Singing . . . Wake Forest . . . " My Jesus I Love Thee. " V.W.A. 1. 2; W.A.A. 2; Mental Hy- giene 2; B.S.U. Council 2; ' olunteer Band 1. 2; Choir 1. 2. Scott Uzell Black Mountain. North Carolina Doris Jean Walker Cramerton. North Carolina M ' lLLIAM ClT TIS ' . LTOX Salisbury. North Carolina )ames Marshall V. bren Gastonia. North Carolina ' 7 ' " ' • ■ ■ Travel . . . University of Sortli Carolina . . . " Smokey Mountain Boogie. " Gaston County Club 1. |oE Dan Washburn Shelb -. North Carolina " Vasli " . . . Ping-pong . . . y. State . . . " La Golondrina. " Anchor Staff 2. C. SOPHOMORES — and an unaccountable mist over the eyes — Wake Forest, Carolina, State, Woman ' s College, Stetson, Clemson — and then someday — in New York — or Raleigh — on Main Street — or Times Square — on a train — at a ball game — across 44 Ray Brevard Wesson, Jr. Lawndale. North Carolina William Dickson Whisenant Morganton, North Carohna " Vhis " . . . Keeping on the Move . . . Stetson Ihiiversity . . . " What A Friend We Have In Jesus " . . . Day Student. Vokinteer Band 1, 2; Mental Hygiene Paul D. Williams Union Mills, North Carolina " Bosacky " . . . Thinking Up Gags . . . Furinan . . . " Chattanooga Shoe- Shine Boy. " Science Club 2; Dramatics Club 1, 2; Glee Club 1; Choir 1, 2; Marshal Club 1, 2; Marshal 2; Pilot Staff, News Editor 2. Mabgahet Elizabeth Wilson Lattiinore, North Carolina Reading . . . Wake Forest . . . " Star- dust. " Y.W.A. 1, 2; Mental Hygiene 2: Choir 1, 2; Volunteer Band 1, 2; Anchor Staff 2. Thomas Sherrill Wilson Ellenboro, North Carolina Sleeping . . . Day Student. ' ohmteer Band 1, 2. Bobbie Wray Mount Airy, North Carolina " Bobs " . . . Flailing Piano and organ . . . Carson-Newman . . . " The Messiah. " B.S.U. Council 2; Volunteer Band 1. 2: Choir 1. 2; W.A.A. 2; Surry Count ' Club 1; Y.W.A. 1, 2. a crowded room — " Say, aren ' t you " . . . " Why, you were ... " " And do you remember ... " It ' ll be an enchanted evening — for it ' s no stranger you ' ve met — and surely, surely, he remembers CLASS OF 1950 45 SOPHOMORE SUPERLATIVES SHIRLEY HUSKEY RONALD HEAFNER THOMAS KEY BETTY LOGAN SUE CURLEE ZEB MOSS 4 6 AT GARDNER-WEBB GEORGE McSWAIN BETTY JOYCE JONES MARGIE FAY NANNEY ROBERT ALLAN LONG JEWELL BRACKETT HORACE LEE CLINE 47 FRESHMAN CLASS James Stamey Makv Frances Howard Julia Hancock President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer -y bout Lyur C ic an We, the Freshman Class of Gardner-Webb College, have sincerely enjoyed our first year here. We are looking forward to returning next year, and taking up where the Sophomores leave off this year. Some of us will return, some will venture forth into the world, and still others will continue their education in other institutions, but wherever we go, we shall always remember Gardner- Webb College and always cherish the memories of the joyful times we had on its campus. 48 k;. (oe Herbert Anthony Eris Carolyn Arrowood Margaret Iris Atkinson Noble Lee Ball William Thomas Barrow Cora Ray Beam Rosa Ellen Beam Marion Wilson Benfield Wentfrey Eldred Billings Sara Christine Blanton Betty Ann Bowman Carl Ray Bradley Wayne Crowell Bridges Troy Dean Bridges Charles Hurst Burgin Iris Love Champion Ellen Lounette Clary Howard Theodore Cook yoanne Ruth Copeland Anna Laura Copeland |immy Dale Cannon Bob Franklin Chambless Harry Gene Cornwell Angela Jacqueline Crawley Barbara Ann Davenport Raymond Luther Dellinger Martha Jean Devlin Edward Donald Dixon Robert Everette Eaker Doris Layne Early t ' - 49 IBH Grace Ethel Edgerton Robert William Elliott William King Elliott Quiiin Clark Fisher Henr ' Gray Freeman Co ' Blaine Froneberger Peggy Anne Gerringer Edgar Bryan Gillespie Roy Grant Nell Grantham Poll) ' Anne Greene Doris Ghristine Grigg Mable Elizabeth Hamrick MiUie Alberta Hamrick Robert Benjamin Hamrick Julia Mae Hancock Michael Asbur ' Harrelson Arnold Max Harris Jewell Maxine Harris Xancy Matilda Harris Paul Marshall Hart Carolie Hatsell ' i •ian Louise Hawkins Eleanor Miner a Henr Charles ' eslev Hicks Milton Lee Higdon Charles Emerson Holly Herman Ho is Holly Alfred Smith Homesle ' Mary Frances Howard 50 B()l)I)y Edward Howe Charles Ray Howell Joe Alfred Hunt Betty Jean Hiiss Jack Earl Hutcherson Max Daniel Ingle Thomas Hugh Jennings Mary Irene Jones Nina Mae Jones Charles Ronald Kiser Elizabeth Ann Lancaster Samuel LaFayette Lawing Royce Lee Lazenby E elyn Lenora Leigh Rachel Ann Lemons Marion Thomas Lineberger Juan Lopez Eugene Wesley Lowery Lyndal Raeford Lynn Ramona Jane McBrayer Leslie James McDaniel Fred McFarland Jo Ann McFarland James Edison McGinnis Sherman Carl McKinney Carolyn Lucille McSwain Theresa Mae McSwain Alfred Thomas May Lillian Claudia Maynard Otis Ervin Mitchell Si Jack Witten Monk Oliver Grady Morehead, Jr. Robert Gene Morrow |ohn Herman Motsinger Agnes Juanita Mull Thomas Robert Mnllinax Lawrence Gray Murray Tomm ' Newton Julian Lloyd O ' Daniel Grover Clifford Owens Helen Lucille Painter Barbara Carolyn Pendergrass Issac David Phillips Virginia Louise Pruett William Haskel Puckett Bailey Lomax Pur ear Betty Jane Putnam William Bernice Queen Don Richard Randall Carolvn Mae Ratchford Sara Lou Reece Roxy Ann Robinson Elinor Greene Robinson Cecil Henry Rollins Beth Bovd Ross Martha Sue Seism Hampton Lester Scronce Ruth Secrest Charles Calvert Shelton Curtis Abraham Sidden r - .- ' t-MT m - Lee Roy Sisk Flossie Irene Slater Etta Evelyn Smith Thelma (eanelte Smith Rachel Smith Hufus Allen Sneed Harry Wade Sparks James Carol Stamey lames Milton Sullivan Thomas Jason Summers Alice Lee Swann Conard Cornelius Thorjie Leon Baxter Thomason Jane Marlene Thompson Patricia Keys Thompson Robert Clinton Vorus Billy Gene Walker John Osborne Ware C aroKn Jean Watkins Jovce Elizabeth White Vera Jeanette Whitesides Frank William Wilson Shirley Jean Woodall Mavis Sara Wortman Robert Steele Wright Billy Richard Wright Doris Evelyn Young 53 RIP ROARING RATS who dat is? . . . Forbidden territory . . . Building of knowledge . . . Ipana smile . . . DeLorise Seism got him cornered . . . Our heroes . . . One day in May . . . Joanne, you look ratty! . . . And so do you, Martha . . . Speedy, your mouth is open . . . Lulu ' s back in town . . . Rat ' s nest . . . Cold on Mitchell, isn ' t it? . . . What ' cha doing down there. Rabbit? . . . Hey, cut tliat out! . . . Ain ' t that cute? . . . The three Stooges . . . Gaffney was never like this . . . Our President! . . . Pull Hard . . . Ain ' t it sweet? Looks just like its daddy. 54 1928 GARDNER-WEBB OPENS AS A JUNIOR COLLEGE ACTIVITIES In 1928, after the campaign for funds by the Kings Mountain and Sandy Run Associations and the Baptist State Convention had been completed, the school was opened as a junior college, with J. Blaine Davis as its first President and J. D. Huggins as the Dean. Twenty years later the college became a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. 55 COLLEGE GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Edith llu lu, Jurncs StaiiK , Margie l ' a XaniiL- , Shirley Huskey, Nancy Ruth Fort. Frazier Cherkas, Ola Maye Cannon, Tom Key, Horace Lee Cline, Leonard Cline, Willie Kate Baldwin, Studei t Gmernmcnt Faculty Adviser. The College Government Association is composed of the entire Student Body with its executive power vested in the Student CounciL Three main divisions comprise this association: the Legislative Body, the Judicial Board, and the House Councils. These divisions have executive, judicial, and legislative authority over the conduct of all students. Student Government endeavors to encourage coop- eration, loyalty to the college, and a spirit of love and friendship among students. It also sets for each student the desire to maintain a high standard of honor in all phases of college life. Horace Lee Cline President Margie Faye Nanney Vice Pre sident Shirley ' Huskey Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Ruth Fort House President Ola Maye Cannon House President Leonard Cline House President Frazier Cherkas House President Edith Hoyle Day Student President Tom Key Sopliomore Class President James Stamey Freshman Class President 56 BAPTIST STUDENT UNION The Baptist Student Union makes Christianity col- legiate, college life Christian, spirituality pre-eminent, student friendships happy, and student Christianity max- imum. The B.S.U. has one main goal; God predominant in the life of each student at Gardner- Webb. Groups meet in Sunday School, Training Union, Vespers, Morning Watch, and Noonday Prayer Meetings to strengthen com- mitments to this purpose. Seated, left to right: Sue Curlee, First Vice president; Josepliine Bradshaw, Treasurer; Evelyn Krause, Third Vice president; Zeb Moss, President; Martha Lane, Second Vice president; Mary Lena Patterson, B.T.U. Director; Betty Logan, Chorister; Standing: Stephen Morrisett, Sponsor; Rufus Morgan, Christian Volunteer Band Representative; Geraldine Turnmire, Secretary; Bob Patterson, Sunday School Superintendent; Bobbie Wray, Pianist; Bill Kincaid, Publicity Director. 57 GARDNER-WEBB Unique among junior colleges of the South, the Huggins Memorial Radio-Communication Center on the campus of Gardner- Webb College produces weekly a variety of student-talent ra- dio programs for thousands of North Carolina listeners. Most of the productions go through WOHS (Shelby) and WBBO (Forest City). Weekly delivery of the popular college radio ;eries calls for close organizational coordination between the student production staff and engi- neering crew. The program staff and engineer- ing crew are under the direction of Jonas Bridges, ably assisted by James McDaniels. On Sunday afternoon, " Twilight Embers " may be heard over the broadcasting facilities of WBBO from the college campus. Jonas Bridges Student Frosram Director Professor Hamrick makes last minute check on script before the play-makers go on the air. This outfit, known as " The Varieties " has the shortest half-hour in radio. Their style ranges from the slow, sentimental numbers to Basin St. Jazz. 58 ON THE AIR The Gardiier-Webb College Playniakers pre- sent a special radio adaptation of Charles Dick- ens ' Christmas Carol, introducing Pavil Williams of Rutherfordton as Scrooge and featuring the choir in the background with Christmas carols familiar to both the Dickens generation and our day. The Playmakers are sponsored by Pro- fessor J. Y. Hamrick, college dramatics head. On a crisp autumn afternoon, the college choir, led by Director Stephen Morrisett, sang for a half hour from the transmitter terrace of Southeastern America ' s pioneer FM radio sta- tion, WMIT, perched some 6600 feet abo e the eastern coastline. The broadcast from Mt. Mit- chell was dedicated to the memory of Ambassa- dor Gardner. " It ' s a touchdown! " , with Ken Bost at the re- mote, Dan Washburn and Frank Honeycutt as spotters for " Stern " Bridges who opens the ' 49 season. 59 It is with profound amazement that we, the staff, are at last able to see our dreams become a reaUty. Although ours was no life of ease, we like to think of your hands turn- ing the pages, your eyes finding familiar sights, and your hearts being warmed with our yearbook. May these pages keep fore er before you the " happy college da ' S that mean so much to each of us. " To Mr. Troutman, we wish to express our deepest appreciation for his willingness and untiring efforts in ser ing as the sponsor of our Anclior. To those who labored unselfishly and efficiently in selling ads and preparing the material, we sincerely thank each of vou. THE ANCHOR BEnT Joyce Jones Editor-in-Chief William F. Troutman, Sponsor First Row. Coleen Padgett; Luuana Breeden; Mary Lena Patterson; Betty Joyce Jone.s, Editor; Jonas Bridges, Business Manager. Second Row: Margaret Wilson; Bill Kincaid; Lois Loftis; Ola Maye Cannon, Associate Editor; Dan Washburn; Ronald Kiser; Charles Park. 60 THE PILOT " Newspaper of the Students of Gardner- Webh College. " Meetings . . . deadlines . . . proof-reading . . . publication . . . Such is the tedious job for the members of the Pilot staff. Each da - is packed with action and sus- pense for the editors, the reporters, and the business staff of the Pilot, who stri e to cover e er ' phase of campus activity with news and feature stories, editorial material, and pictures in order that a representative, clear-cut view of Gardner- Vebb life, its activity, and its opinion, may be presented and recorded. Mr. Santfobd Martin, Jr. Adviser Bamona Cornwell Editor-in-Chief First Row: Raniona Cornwell, Editor; " Red " Painter. Sports Editor; Luuana Breeden, Associate Editor; Bob Long, Circulation Manager; Paul Williams, News Editor; Mary Lena Patterson, Feature Editor. Second Row: Gene Freeman, Business Manager; James Daniel, Assistant Business -Manager; Ronald Kiser. Assistant Sports Editor; Sue Curlee, Typist; Santford Martin, Jr., Adviser. 61 MARSHALS IluTH Borders Chief Marshal Zeb Moss Cliief Marshal First Row: Evelyn Krause; Betty Logan; Margie Nanney; Ruth Borders, Chief; Betty Joyce Jones; Shirley Huskey. Second Row. George McSwain; Zeb Moss, Chief; James CJooke; Paul Williams; Roy Lee Smith. 62 T H F MARSHAL CUB Character Scholarship Leadership Service The Marshal club is the honor society of Gardner- Webb College. New members are appointed by the faculty and by members of the club during the second semester in a very impressive " tapping serv- ice. " Members are chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership, character, and service. The marshals serve at lyceum numbers and at all college functions. First Row: Margie Nanney Betty Joyce Jones Betty Logan Shirley Huskey Grace Selvey, Secretary Evelyn Krause Second Row. Sue Curlee George McSwain Zeb Moss, President James Gooke Roy Lee Smith Paul Williams Willie Kate Baldwin, Sponsor Ruth Borders, Chief 63 COLLEGE CHOIR .Sj ivmiv | Siii " j|TmriTiffl - rmV F First Row: Doris Grigg, Mrs. Julius Mahon, Joyce Digh, Jeanette Smith. Doris Walker. Evelyn Krause. Bernice Lane. Eleanor Henry, Geraldine Turnmire, Margaret Wilson. Second Row: Sue Curlee. Polly Ann Hull Anna Laura Copeland, Eula Mae Keener, Bobbie Wray, Betty Logan, Beth White, Joan Graham, Mary Nolan, Jewell Braekett. Third Row: Ben Norman, Wade Sparks, Herman Motsinger, L. B. Thomason, NyA Williams, Bob Mullinax, Zeb Moss, Bill Kincaid, Bobby Whitlock. I ' ourtli R( w: O. G. Morehead, Wayne Bridges, Grey Murray. Roy Lee Smith, Alan Browning, Don Cabiness. Jimmy Mize. Gene D. Freeman, Bob Long. Paul Williams. A vital part in the lives of the students of G-W is the College Choir under the direction of Professor Stephen Mcrrisett. The Choir presents radio programs, Christmas concerts, Easter cantatas, Maytime melodies, and other inspirational musical activities. The results of the choir ' s efforts provide joy and inspiration to the mem- bers as well as to their audiences. Mr. Stephen Mcrrisett Director 64 GlEE CllIB First Row. Sara Reece, Jane Thompson, Alice Swann, Cora Ray Beam, Margie Nanney, Evelyn Leigh, Mavis Wortman, Shirley Woodall, Joan Graham, Ruth Borders, Martha Lane, Alma Jolly, Carolie Hatsell, Bernice Lane, Madeline Hensley. Where could you find a group of girls as interested in high artistic achievement as in the Glee Club? The Glee Club rehearses twice weekly, studying both sacred and secular works. Smaller group rehearsals are held dur- ing the week; private lessons are given to individual mem- bers throughout the year. Appearances include radio pro- grams, banquets, and other functions. Emmalyn Gamble Director 65 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB Seated: George McSwain, President: Mar ' Lena Patterson, Bob Long, Carl Cox, Ola Ma e Cannon. Secretar -; Luiiana Breeden. James O. Terrell. Sponsor; Ronald Heafner. Standing: James Cook, Horace Cline, Tom Key. " Man is the measure, " and the International Reht- tions Club speaks in terms of humanity; for its chief concern is the people of the world. This club was organized to promote a better understanding of world affairs, to inspire and maintain an interest in international prob- lems, and to promote friendly relations with people of other nationalities. I George McSwaix President MENTAL HYGIENE SOCIETY 1 First Row. Kiitiis Morgan, Vice President; Lois Loftis, Secretary; Dr. Robert Allen Dyer, Sponsor. Second Row: Shirley Huskey, Eula Mae Keener, Ruby Strother, Polly Hull. Third Row: Bob Long, Joyce Hampton, Ronald Heafner, Ruth Dillard. Fourtit Row: Doc Keeter, Ben Norman, Gene Allen, Billy Kincaid, Modene Stroupe. Fiftli Row: Carl Co.x, Ray Flack, William Ross, Bob Patterson. Sixth Row: Joe Roberts, Zeb Moss. The Mental Hygiene Society is made up of students working for conservation of mental health, preventing nervous and mental disorders, raising standards of care and treatment for the mentally ill, and securing reliable information on those subjects. Charles Staffobu President 67 I Jewell Bbackett President YOUNG WOMEN ' S AUXILIARY Front Row, Jewell Brackett. President. Joyce Martin. Secretary-Treasurer. Margaret Wilson. Jean Devlin. ' ice President. Evelyn Krause. Louise Purett, Second Row. Ruby Strother. E elyn Leigh. Shirley Huske ' . Doris Walker. Jeanett Smith. Joan Graham, Third Row. Alma Jolley. Flossie Slater, Coleen Padgett, Grace Selvey. Geraldine Tummire, Evelyn Young. Fourth Row. Sara Blanton. Polly Hull. Bobbie Wra ' . Rachel Smith, Frances Ferrell, Fifth Row. Lis Champion. Margie Nauney. Eula Mae Keener. Carolie Hatsell. Barbara Da enport. Julia Hancock, Sixth Row. Marv Lena Patterson, Ramona Cornwell. . n Lancaster. The aim of the Y. W. A. is to unite the oung women of our campus in an enduring missionary enterprise through which they shall show forth the purity and beauty of the Christ-like character by living a radiant and convincing life in spiritual and social relationship. 68 CHRISTIAN VOllNTEER BAND The Christian Volunteer Band is composed of those students who are entering into full- time Christian work — missionaries, ministers, religious education workers, and others. The Band which meets each week for a period of spiritual refreshment and fellowship usually has a guest speaker present views on a certain phase of Christian service. In addition to the members who are pastors of nearby churches, there are many who engage in Christian work in n eighboring communities. William Ross President First Semester Kenneth Casstevens President Sceund Semester William Ross President, First Semester 1 ranges Fehhell Secretary-Treasurer Lob Long Puhlicitij CItairnuin Mary Lena Patterson Program Cliairman Margie Nanney Pianist Kenneth Casstevens President Second Semester Modene Stroupe Secretary-Treasurer --Doris Walker Second Vice President Joyce Martin First Vice President Nancy Fort Publicity Director Bob Mullina SoMg Leader Beth White Pianist Miss CoTHENiA Jones NIr. Reece Faculty Advisers Mb. Morrisett 69 HOME ECONOMICS ClUB First Row: Mrs. Comwell, Sponsor; Helen Painter, Sliirles ' Huskey, ' ice- President; Frances Ferrell, Alma Jolly, Evelyn Leigh, Mary Lena Patterson, Lois Loftis. Ruth Borders, President; Cora Ra ' Beam, Ruth Secrest. Second Roic: Dot Seism, Jean De lin, Pat Thompson, Eris Arrowood, Doris Grigg, Mabel Hamrick, Ellen Clary, Rachel Lemons. Girls With An Eye To The Future The purpose of the Home Economics Club is to stimuhite interest in and to acquaint the girls with oppor- tunities in the field of home economics and to provide for fellowship among their classmates. This club is open to all students who are enrolled in home economics or who have had a previous course in home economics. Ruth Borders President 70 SCIENCE ClUB First Row: Marietta namrick. Sponsor; Shirley Huskey, Mary Lena Patterson, Ola Maye Cannon. Second Roir: Janie Rea Dunlap, Edith Hoyle, Paul J. Stacy, Sponsor; Modene Stroupe, Secretary; Paul Williams, Roy Lee Smith, Margie Nanney. Ceroid Smith, President; Hubert C. Dixon, Sponsor. Things Must Prove Themselves It is the aim of the Science Club to do all in its power to promote the ardent, but clear-headed and unbiased re- search the world so badly needs. It is composed chiefly of those students who intend to major or minor in the natural sciences and who have outstanding scholastic records in all fields. Cerold Smiih President Now I say- says f! . . . Frog went a courtin ' . . . And the liani appeared! . . . Always fiddling . . . Landmark . . . Cold water . . . Incognito . . . Re ' erend Conrad . . . Exam " time . . . What! Love at first sight? . . . Never a dull moment. 72 1989 ATHLETICS In 1939, changes began to be made in the college plant with partial reno- vation and beautification of the build- ings and grounds. It was during this period that interior improvements were made to the gymnasium and the ex- terior was veneered with native stone. 73 FOOT 74 BALL Top raw. BILL PUCKETT - an outstanding defensive back, a 165 pounder from Stanle -. JULIUS PINKSTON-a fleet 145 pmnid end hailing from Fayette ' ille. JIM DANIELS-150 pound back from Warren- ton. AL HOMESLEY-16() pmmd halfback, a 3- sport star hailing from Stanley. RED PAINTEK - glue-fingered end, a 170 pounder from Gastonia. TOM PARKEH-football and baseball star from Elkin. KEN HOST— fine defensi e performer, a 180 poiuider from Gastonia. Middle row: JOHN GAMBLE-Co-captain of Bidldog squad, Miami, F lorida. BOB CHAMBLESS-great defensi e performer, 175 pounder, Tyler, Texas. BUDDY GANTT-165 pound scatback, " comes from Lancaster, S. C. JACK CANNON— one of the main cogs in the Bulldog inner-works, Shelby, N. C. MILTON NOBLITT - outstanding defensive performer, Shelby. WALTER OAKES - 180 pound offensive end from Weldon. BILL CASHION-185 pound fullback, team ' s leading scorer. Kings Mountain. LEE ROY BIGGERSTAFF-defensive standout, a 160 pounder, Charlotte. Botiom row: TED GUTHRIE-Co-captain of team, a 200 pounder from Gaffney, S. G. CHARLES HOWELL - outstanding defensixe performer, a 185 pound guard from Wavnes- ville. CONRAD THARPE-a 180 pound guard. Elkin. FRANK ARNETTE-great defensive star, Lan- caster, S. G. JIM SULLIVAN— pass slinging quarterback, 150 pounds, Memphis. Tennessee. TERRY JONES— a fine offensive player, 175 pounds. Charlotte. BOB SMITH — 165 pound defensive standout from Shelby. Bill Dodge, Manager Jim Hadden, Manager 1949 FOOTBALL RESULTS Gardner- Webb 13 Western Carolina B 20 Gardner- Webb Belmont Abbey 13 Gardner- Webb 6 Mars Hill 6 Gardner- Vebb 13 Lees-McRae 28 Gardner-Webb 16 P. J. G. Gardner-Wel b 20 Bre ard 6 Gardner-Webb 35 Campbell 103 73 75 BASKET . _ . fr riR)! . JBl ji. W " 4 JjT ' - i jn k hts£ ej lt fe Bkn H Ki B r i 1 1 i E j L Sg iy|| B Jj [i First Row: Alfred " Rabbit " Homesley; James " Hook " Moon; Second Row: Tommy Barrow; Eldred Billings; Bill Puckett; David Peeler; Coach Bradburn; Cecil " Speedy " Rollins; Third Row: Noble Ball; Charles Morton, Coach Harris; Foiirtli Rote: Ted Hope. This season. Coach Bradburn ' s Five won 9 conference games and lost 7 to wind up in the No. } spot in regular season play. James Moon topped the scorers, hitting for 3. 0 points in 20 contests. The Bulldogs won a quartet of non-league scraps. Pete Rollins, 6 ' .V Center from Greenville, and Al Homesley, Stanley speedster, were second and third in the scoring parade with 227 and 174 points, respectively. The G-W Five entered the Western Sectional Tournament at Kings Mountain, winning their first game 65-60 but falling, in the next two, before Spartanburg and Asheville-Biltmore to gain fourth place honors. Moon, at the conclusion of the three-day tourney, was chosen most valuable player. He scored 63 points in the 3 games. The following week, Gardner-W ebb entered the State Tour- nament in Shelby. They, along with a trio of other Western Con- ference teams, were rudeh ' knocked off the first day. Wingate defeated the Bulldogs 7 5-5 5. BALL 1949-50 BASKETBALI. RESULTS Gardner-Webh Gardner- Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb Gardner- Webb Gardner-Webb 66 Lenoir-Ulnne 15 68 Lenoir-Uhyne 70 Mitchell 74 Gaston All-Stars 77 Gaston All-Stars 53 Mitchell 44 Wingate 75 Bre ard 50 Belmont Abbey 61 Lees-McRea 44 Spartanburg 62 Mars Hill 62 Brexard 45 Wingate 66 Charlotte College 49 Belmont Abbey 62 Charlotte College 56 Lees-McRea 52 Mars Hill 62 Spartanburg SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT Gardner-Webb 65 Brevard Gardner-Webb 47 Spartanburg Gardner-Webb 46 Asheville-Biltmore STATE TOURNAMENT Gardner-Webb 55 Wingate 48 45 53 43 51 50 51 42 49 65 46 50 59 72 4S 6) 47 51 53 63 en 64 47 75 " Speedy " second in the scoring parade— Hope gave the Bulldogs valuable reserve strength. These boys contributed much to the Bulldog ' s successful season The " Height " of the Team. 77 Bob McMurray. bat boy. First Row: Harr - Rogers. Tom Parker. Kenneth Bost, Jonas Bridges. Bill Barkle . John Amdt Hal Mabr ' . ' alter Oakes, Max Fish, Roy Lee Smith. Second Row: Revis Frye, Coach, Leonard Cline, Er in Shook, Leonard Kee ' er. Ronald Heafner. Joe Hamrick. Jim Mauney. Tomni - Painter. George McS ain. SCHEDULE - 1950 April 6 Charlotte College Home April 11 Spartanburg There April 1.5 W ' ingate Home April IS Belmont .Abbey There April 19 Mars Hill Home April 22 Mitchell Home April 24 Charlotte College There May 2 ingate There May 4 Bre ard Home May 5 Mitchell There May S Spartanburg Home May 10 Belmont .Abbey Home Ma 12 Bre ard There May 16 Mars Hill There 78 MONOGRAM C I U B The Monogram Club of Gardner- Webb College is composed of the athletic lettermen of the campus. Emphasis is placed on clean sports- manship and fair play in life, as well as in the field of athletics. George McSwain President First Row: Tom Parker, Kenneth Bost, Ted Guthrie, Leonard Cline, Tom Key, Tommy Painter, David Peeler, George McSwain, President, Second Row: H. L. Cline, Ted Hope, Bill Cashion, Leroy Biggerstaff, Walter Oaks, Richard Foster, Third Row: Ronald Heafner, Bill Dodge, Jim Hadden, Milton Noblitt, Robert Stegall, Buddy Gantt, Fourth Row: Jim Daniel, Bill Puckett, John Gamble, Bob Smith, R ov Lee Smith. 79 Front Row: Sara Reece, Secretary, Betty Lou Ball, E elyn Leigh, Second Roiv: Carolyn Ratcliford, Grace Selvey, President, Ellen Clary, Third Row: Alma Jolly, Patricia Thompson, Sara Blanton, Iris Champion, Eiila Keener, Margie Nanney, Carolie Hatsell, Eleanor Henrv. Shirley Huskey. Cora Ray Beam, Iris Atkinson, Dot Seism, Jane Thompson, Helen Painter, Ann Lancaster, Fourth Row: Jean Devlin, Ramona Cornwell. Ruth Borders, Lois Loftis. Barbara Pendergrass, Louise Pruett. Mary Frances Howard. Saranan Morgan, Sponsor, Coleen Padgett, Mavis Wortman, Polly Hull, Mary Nolan. THE WOMAN ' S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Woman ' s Athletic Association is a campus-wide organization which is designed to promote for all students an interest in wholesome leisure time activities, to organize and administer a varied and interesting athletic program, and to stimulate a spirit of fellowship and comradeship through participation and competition. 80 CHEERLEADERS Ronald Heafner, Chief Mar) ' Frances Howard Grace Selvey Louise Priiett Bobby Morrow Shirley Huskey Frazier Cherkas 81 Toby Robixsox Day Student Sponsor Escorted b " Frank ' ilson Lois LOFTIS Monogram Club Sponsor Escorted b - Robert McMurr ' Maby Lena Patteesox Football Team Sponsor Escorted bv Edgar Teague Betty Logax Student Government Sponsor Escorted b Leonard Cline Sue Cublee B.S.L Sponsor Escorted bv Bob Patterson HOMECOMING SPONSORS " BUTCH " ♦ 82 FEATURES 83 MAY DAY Mabgie Naxney Ronald Heafner Lois Loftin James W ' hittington DopoTHY Campbell Scott Uzell Dorothy Elliott Irvin ' illis 84 Max Fish Kina 1949 Sue Black John Hiott Audrey Habtley Frank Arnette Betty Logan Marvin Willis Nancy Elam Bob Long 85 President ' s home . . . Our ideals . . . Misihty sweet . . . Starry eyed . . . Faculty row . . . Glamour Girl . . . Our pastor . . . Who ' s this . . . Who ' s thinking . . . Guiding star . . . No excuse . . . Campaigning . . . Mrs. Reece and daughter . . . nm-imi-good . . . Voice major . . . The Man about Town . . . Juliette Caesar . . . Pi R2 . . . Dean . . . Tluowing snowballs, eh? . . . East or West . . . Heavy eater . . . Smilin ' through . . . Parlez-vous-francaise . . . Where is the game? 86 ' rttifiiiiiit Deep thinking, maybe? . . . Moonlight over Miami . . . Topsy-turvy . . . Sweet- mates . . . Ready-Shoot . . . Mrs. Gardner-Webb 1950 . . . Wind blown . . . Lilacs in Spring . . . Homecoming sponsors . . . Cookie . . . Early to bed, early to rise . . . Watch it, son! . . . Way back in the hills . . . Campus couple . . . Wedding hells . . . Equilibrium . . . Looking o ' er the situation. 87 Where ha e you been? . . . The barbershop trio . . . Always eating . . . Romeo . . . Lost— two heads . . . Hercules ... All dressed up and nowhere to go . . . Two props . . . iVhatcha ' see? . . . Flat tire! 88 Always faithful . . . How are ya. Speedy . . . Chauffeur Stamey . . . Rudolph the red nose reindeer . . . Madame Butterfly . . . Drag him in! . . . Gold Dust Twins . . . Waiting . . . Many Ha! Ha! ... No Ad! . . . Handsome . . . He ' s our man . . . Ipana smile ... It must be interesting . . . The Polka Girl . . . Whitey . . . Dress review . . . Gramming . . . What a crew . . . Peek-a-boo. IN MEMORIAM MARY BETH REECE " Yea; though I walk through The valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: For thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff They comfort me. " Psalm 23:4 90 SOPHOMORES NOT PICTURED Barthold, Harold Richard Brown, Charles Edwin Browning, Robert Alan, III Cashion, William Znra Champion, John Mills Chapman, James Robert Cline, Leonard Elmore Dellinger, Elizabeth Ann Dixon, Delorise Love Dodge, William Herbert Eades, Hilton Keith Earls, Crawford Elliott, Robert William Fort, Nancy Rnth Gamble, Joe Paul Hamrick, Gerald North Harris, |ane Horn Howington, Zed Wilson, Jr. Ivester, Mary Cathleen Jackson, Forest Glenn Knott, Carrie Isabelle Ledtord, Ruby Daphene Melton, Broadus Miller, Charles Smith Miller, Faye Smith Nichols, Wilma Lou Oaks, Walter Eddice Sheppard, Ralph Stegall, Robert Lee Stone, Robert Welch Stroup, Ethel Modene Wall, Ben Evans Wall, Frank Miller Yelton, Charles Ray FRESHMEN NOT PICTURED Abernathy, Thomas LeRonne Alexander, Hoyle Bradley Allen, John Lewis Allen, Paul E. Benfield, Paul Edward Biggerstaff, Billie Eugene Brackett, Howard Ray Breeden, Nelson Elsburry Bridges, Coy Gene Brooks, Claudius Simpson Browning, Sterling Cain Burch, Edna Ann Canipe, Naomi Rodenia Canies, James Ray Chipman, James Thomas Cureton, John Bowers Dunn, James Otis E erhart, Clarence Neil Fisher, Jeanette Parker Fisher, Thomas Guy Foster, Wayne C. Garren, Claude Lee Gold, Harry Gene Hamrick, Mildred Harlow, Harold Keith Harrill, Amos Leonard Harris, Arnold Max Havner, Billie Ann Hea ' ner, Randolph Murray Heffner, Gary Wilburn Hill, Walter Hoffman, Robert Neale Holland, Oscar Marion Howington, Hoyt B. Hunnicutt, Frank Hunt, John Billy Huskey, Donald Ray Jackson, Lewis Clark Jenkins, Clyde Ray Jenkins, James William Jenkins, Mrs. Thomas Jenkins, Walter Clark Jones, Edwin Ray Jones, Carl P. Knapp, Fred Steven Laney, Howard Lanier, Charles Calvin Lawrence, Mrs. Ruth Preslar Lowrance, Doris Louise McDaniel, Theron Albert McKinney, Neil Wilson Mauney, Robert Edward Maye, Dorothy Whisenant Maye, Joseph Bennett Mize, Jimmie Morehead, Marion OIi e Morrow, Winfred Gray Morton, Charles William Noblitt, Perry Milton Nolan, Mary Padgett, Edgar Terrell Painter, Peggy Ann Parker, Clary Anderson, Jr. Phillips, Charles Wedford Pinkston, Leon Julius Pruett, Willard Worth Queen, Ronald Grady Reynolds, Jan Cameron Rose, Joe Beauchamp Schriun, Howard Augustus Smallwood, Annie Ruth Smith, Bob Farrell Spangler, Mary Ann Stout, Jimmy Reece Suggs, Robert Lawrence Toney, W. C, Jr. Towery, Lawson Earl Trammell, Jerry Clyde Warden, Billy Rudolph Watson, Ed Mack Watts, Dwight Stevens Whelchell, Ernest Rochelle White, Bettis White, Donald Gilbert White, James W. Whitley, Paul Anderson Whitlock, Bobby Winfred Williams, Mrs. Mell Rhodes Wilson, Frank L. Wray, Dorothy Jean 91 Compliments of BRIDGES CAFE ■A FAIR DEAL OX EVERY MEAL ' Breakfast — Lunch — Dinner BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA Owned and operated b Robert Bridges Jonas Bridges. Mgr. " » Congratulations Class of ' 50 From " BoLlins Sprmss Self -Service L aunc 7 " Washing Drying Shirts fmi ihed Boiling Springs, North Carolina Owned and operated by Robert Bridges 92 ■ CompHments of DOVER TEXTILE GROUP SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA % With Flowers ' Gilliatt ' s Florist and Greenhouse " Phone 7-11 Shelby, North Carohna Compliments of SHELBY DRUG CO. Shelby, North Carolina INDEPENDENT CAB CO. 120 S. Marietta St. Dial 5-0311 Gastonia, North Carolina Luther Bracket! Best wishes from Warren Gardner ' s Mens Clothing Gastonia, North Carolina 94 Sweetland Restaurant The place to eat in Gastonia, North Carolina MORRIS Gastoiiia ' s Leading Jcwcla Corner Main at South St. Gastonia, North Carolina Compliments of J. Robert Lindsay and Co. Member of New York Stock Exchange Webb Building Shelby, North Carolina C. R. Webb, General Agent Pilot Life Insurance Company 1 1 1 West Marion St. Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of M and J Finance Corp. Commercial Financing Gastonia, North Carolina Compliments of BREWERS SHOES Shelby, North Carolina 95 J. C. McNeely Co. Ladies ' Wearing Apparel and Millinery The Style Center of Shelby and Cleveland Co. Compliments of Clc ' cland Barber Shop ' We appreciate your patronage ' Compliments of Ropcrs and Carolina Theatres Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of ANTHONY and ANTHONY Real Estate and Dividend Paying Mutual fire, auto and casualty insurance 01i er S. Anthoyy Mur. Heal Estate Dept. John A. AnthoiiN ' Mgr. Insurance Dept. Shelbv, North Carolina 96 Rest wishes from W. J. DIXON and SON General Merchandise Fallston, North Carolina Comphmcnts of LUTZ - AUSTELL Funeral Home Ambuhince Service Shelbv, North Carohiia T. W. HAMRICK CO. Jewelers Diamonds Watches Silverware Wedding gifts as a specialty Shelby, North Carolina Ballentine Motor Co. Lincoln - — Mercury Sales ar d Service Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of STAMEY COMPANY GENERAL MERCHANDISE " Where your business is always appreciated " 97 Compliments of HALLMANS INC. Gaffney ' s Leading Men ' s Clothier Botany Brand 500 Suits and Top coats — McGregor Sportswear Manhattan Shirts Freeman Shoes " For men who care " Gaffney, South Carohna CompHments of THE BAKERS OF SUNBEAM BREAD and CAKES Waldensian Bakeries, Inc. BELL STORES Lattimore — Holhs General Merchandise for All The Family 98 Frigidaire Appliances Phone— 788 Shelby, North Carolina The Shelby Daily Star " Cleveland County ' s neu ' spaper " Publishers and Job printers Shelbv, North Carolina Best wishes from Tony ' s Ice Cream " Where you get the most for the least " Shelby, North Carolina H. R. ROYSTER Distributor Gulf Oil Products Good Gulf No-Nox gasoline Gulf Pride motor oil Tires Accessories Shelbv, North Carolina 99 Compliments of Wesrern Auto Associate Stote Shelb -, North Carolina The Clexeland Times Phone 898 Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of HOTEL CHARLES Shelbv, North Carolina D. A. Beam Co., Inc. Super Grocery Fertilizers Field Seeds Shelbv, North Carolina Congratu! ations to Class of 50 Compliments of CO hen ' s of Shelby 20 Years of G uaranteed Satisfaction • Personal Service • Thrift • Qualit - Style • Fit • Modern • Free Alteration Twin Insurance ' Ai r Conditioned 100 Office Furniture Adding Machines Business Systems Typewriters LEE ' S HOME and OFFICE SUPPLY Phone 853 Shelby, North C arohna Books Stationery School Supplies Gifts Greeting Cards Lily Mills Company Threads — Cotton — Yarns Shelby, North Carolina 101 Cooking Water Heating Refrigeration Space Heating 212 S, Washington St. Shelbv. North Carolina F C X Farmers Cooperative Exchange Feed — Seed — Fertilizer Shelbv, North Carolina Tillman ' s, Inc. C. C. Tillman. Mgr. Firestone Phones 804 and 863 Shelbv, North Carolina Fortenberry ' s Shop Horse Shoeing and General Repair Truck Beds Built Phone T5(Kv 1201 Shelby, North Carolina Hudson Hosiery Co. Manufacturers of Ladies Full Fashion Hosiery Shelby, North Carolina Ideal Ice and Fuel Co. ICE COAL Phone .516 Shelby, North Carolina Gamble ' s Esse Service |. Warren Gamble, Owner Esso Gas and Oil Atlas Tires, Batteries Accessories Telephone 9135 Shelbv, North Carolina 102 " CAROLINA MADE " Eagle Roller Mill Company Shelby, North CaroHna Comphments of Union Trust Company Shelby, Rutherfordton, Fallston, Forest City, Lawndale, Ellenboro, Spindale North Carolina 1874 Serving Cleveland Co. 19 50 Eirst National Bank of Shelby Member of Federal Deposit Co. Member of Federal Reserve System Shelby, North Carolina 103 Healthful Refreshing Delicious CORN ' S ICE CREAM " at the best soda shops " Shelbv. Xortli Carolina Hudson ' s Department Srore In Shelbv Features Peter ' s Shoes For The Entire Family Weatherbird, Cit) Club And Velvet Step Compliments of Roberts - Carpenter Men ' s Shop Shelbw Xorth Carolina Save Today And Everyday Suttles Drug Store Shelb . North Carolina KESTER-GROOxME Furniture Company Complete Home Furnishings Shelb) ' . Henrietta EUenboro, Cherr " Tlle North Carolina Compliments of Cleveland Grill on the square Shelbw North Carolina 104 Avondale Compliments of CRAWLEY STORES where qualify telh and price sells " Boiling Springs North Carolina Boiling Springs Drug Co. Prescriptions • Cosmetics Fountain Service • " Our Best Ahi ' ays " for our customers • Boiling Springs, North Carolina I. G. Watson Heating and Ventilating Lennox Furnaces Combustioneer Stokers Phone 1061 Shelbv, North CaroHna 105 Shelby Supply Co. Mill Supplies and Hardware Telephones 120-121 Shelb . Xorth Carolina Snowflake Laundry Co. " Shelby ' s Leading Laundry " Phone 591 403 E. Graham St. Shelb ' . North Carolina Compliments of T. E. Jones Sons Home outfitter Dial 3113 Gaffne ' . South Carolina Compliments of College Gulf Station Gas and Oil Washing and Greasing Boiling Springs, North Carolina W ' e folks in Gaffney go dressed all the time because we wear Sewell suits — Vhy shouldn ' t you? J. M. Smith Company Gaffnev, South Carolina T L. Suttle, Jr., Insurance A. W " . " Buck " Archer, Associate IJO W. Marion Street Telephones 1103 and 1382-j Shelby, North Carolina When m Gaffney, it ' s the Maj esric Cafe for setter foods Gaffney South Carolina Owner Mace Pennington 106 Morgan Feeds Seeds Co., nc. Fertilizers y " Owner o. z. Morgan Shelby, North Carolina 1 Coinphments of Hamrick and Bailey Furniture and appliances Boiling Springs, North Carolina Gossett Machine Works, Inc. Drawing as a specialty B. W. Gossett, President Phones 5-4661 and 5-0142 West Franklin Ave. Extension Gastonia. North Carolina 107 Best Wishes from STERCHIS of Shelby, Kings Mountain, Forest City, Compliments of CAROLINA MILLS MAIDEN. NORTH CAROLINA 108 LAUNDRY Tel. 7031 A complete Service DIXIE u mndry and Cleaners 301 V. Graham St. Best Wishes From Br dges and Hamrick Hardware Phone 187 Kin s Mountain, North Carolina Compliments of Z. J. Thompson Lumber Co. .500 N. Washington St. Dial 4303 " See our art depurfiiieiif " Shelbv, North Carolina Comph ' ments of Shelby Furniture Company Rogers BIdg 213 E. Marion St. Phone 1140 Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of Boiling Springs Skating Rink " Skafe for health ' s sake " Boiling Springs, North Carolina O. E. FORD COMPANY Founded 1888 Farm Implements — Dairy Supplies Building Materials Shelby, North Carolina 109 National Business College Advanced Accounting — Secretarial Business Administration — Stenographic Junior Accounting — Cost Accounting South Washington St. Shelbv, North Carolina Compliments of Plonk Brothers Kings Mountain, North Carohna G. T. McSWAIN General Merchandise Furniture and Electrical Appliances Boiling Springs, North Carolina Compliments of MILLS DRUG CO. Cliffside, North Carolina Myers Department Store Dress Shoppe— 2nd Floor " The Friendly Store " Kings Mountain, North Carolina Best Wishes From " Kecters Store " Kings Mountain, North Carolina CO-ED THEATRE " Always a good movie " Boiling Springs, North Carolina 110 Carothers Funeral Home Ambulance Service Dial 6337 " Home of the Green Ambulance " Gastonia, North Carolina KEETER Hardware and Furniture Co. Established 1903 Phone 4701 Rutherfordton, North Carolina Compliments of G. C. McSwain Grocery Groceries — Gas — Oil Boiling Springs, North Carolina Cleveland Lumber Company Lumber, Moulding, Shingles, Roofing, Brick, Lime Phone 162 Shelby, North Carolina Compliments of Lutz-Yekon Oil Co. Shelby Caroleen North Carolina Best Wishes From F. S. CROWDER and John Cro wder 111 Best Wishes From Hardin Tractor Co. " Where the best is sold " Shelby, North CaroHna Have your clothes cleaned at " KLEEN-KWIK " in Gastonia, North Carolina Best Wishes From the O. G. Penegar Company ' Where ihe best of ei ' eryfhiiig is soltl " Gastonia, North Carolina Compliments of Spangler ' s Realty Co. Shelbv, North Carolina Keep up with the world by reading news from the " S. L. 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North Carolina Congratulations Class of . . . " SO " Jacksons Marker 121 East Main St. Gastonia, North Carolina •■NOTHING BUT THE BEST " Groceries • — Meats Poultry Phone 6261 Mountain View Inn Famous for fine food . . . Open all Year Chimney Rock North Carolina Compliments of Mack ' s Radiator Shop Gastonia, North Carolina Compliments of Chrisp Furniture Co. 1.37 Franklin A e. Phone 5-23.59 Gastonia, North Carolina 116 Compliments of CARSON SPORTING GOODS COMPANY Distributors For GOLDSMITH - WILSON - VOIT ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT Gastonia North Carolina Shelby Cafe " Wc Serve Nofbiiig But The Best " Plate Lunches Short Orders Steaks and Chops Good Coffee Shelbv, North Carolina Best wishes from Piggly -Wiggly Super Market Self Service Shelby, North Carolina 117 A. N. Garber Cotton Co. Williston. South Carolina Telephone 14 Gastonia, North Carolina Telephone 5-3622 L. C. 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