Gastonia High School - Spinner Yearbook (Gastonia, NC)
- Class of 1944
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ofagssEt pt , X £V jOjO v Wj 7aLj w ActJjL, ' ' Ln ' Ojbl ..- SjlA (JImJzAiaul ‘7.K ' ;M 1 oJ - As ' r $ . j " „ . c 1 v ‘ " r " 8 +P € A -fC 7 " 1 r ,- j yV 9 . dK y v_£ £■ Zk s d u J 0 y. fyy OsiAg[ c vasrt c£sa- U -$ rfryzsu ' • —2rfe £ - - ' - . .,, yc ejkr Sdd 3 7 LS ■ " 0 + Jfab Spimuik, — —. —■- •■ — oft, 5 aeJtonicL Hiqh School, $a JtordcL, 71. Q. DEDICATION We 3 the students of Gastonia High School, dedicate this 1944 Spinner to our Boys in service all over the ivorId FACULTY Mr. Frank L. Ashley Miss Lorene Williams Miss Lois Wilson Mr. Fred Ratchford Mrs. Virginia FIowell Mr. Leslie O. McCollum Mrs. W. L. Gatling FACULTY Mrs. Rose Collier McFadden Mrs. Fannie Holmes Smith Mr. Douglas French Miss Lena Sink Miss Dorothy King Mrs. Clara Bell Long Miss Jinsie Underwood Mr. M. I. Petty Mrs. Bertha Frowein }yvAS Q-. U ' FACULTY Miss Sara McWhorter Mr. Junior Porter Sheppard Mrs. Marjorie Schaubel Miss Mary Grier Leslie Mrs. Madge McLean Mr. R. L. Stapleton Miss Lucinda Dillard Mrs. Sara Rankin Hiatt r y L as n J d FACULTY Miss Evelyn Howell Miss Eleanor Moore Miss Helen Parker Miss Dorothy Hoke J iP Mr. Roy Connor Miss Cordelia Johnston Mr. Mack Earle Kelly Miss Ruby Abernati iy Miss Winifred Fellers t- ' ClaAACA Page T welve SENIORS Betty Frances Abernathy Nancy Cecelia Abernathy Gustava Adair Doris Hope Alexander Robert Leslie Alexander Nellie Rose Barkley Page Thirteen SENIORS Roselle Anita Bartlett Scott Rhyne Beal ■■■■■■ Gladys Juanita Black Barbara Ann Blair Page Fourteen SENIORS Ruth Daphne Bradshaw William Cleveland Brooks Cody Edward Bryan, Jr. Mary Leila Bryant ' t hT Nell Cabe Mason C. Carpenter wcmm Page Fifteen SENIORS Betty Sue Carpenter Agnes Viola Carver Maurice Clayton Carver Patty Cashwell Summey Maxwell Cauble Page Sixteen SENIORS Virginia Ruth Chastain Ernest Kenneth Clanton Annie Sue Clemmer Dewey Paul Combs Evelyn Ruth Crisp William Austin Dilling Virginia Lee Dixon Dan Thomas Duren Elizabeth Alberta Cosey James Edward Craig SENIORS Evelyn Delilah Durham Helen Dare Ellis Helen Nicholas Entas Alice Jeanette Goebel Betty Joyce Goodman Fred Irven Goodson Page Nineteen SENIORS Jane Katherine Graf Daniel C. Gunter, Jr. rJ . y W f A r J cn ALU ' Thelma GoldNHArmon Minnie Jane Harrison Alexandra O. Hearcklis James Omers Hearcklis Page Twenty SENIORS Mabel Faye Holman Charles Hooper Myrtis Eulalia Howell Margaret Etta Hudson Ralph W. Huffstetler Virginia I. Huffstetler Page ' Twenty-one SENIORS James Robert Hunter Evelyn Louise Huntsinger Sara Bernice Hutchins Marion Rebecca Jackson William Ray Jenkins Gwendolyn Rose Justus L ' Page Twenty-two SENIORS Margaret Eleanor Keesee Lester Carr Kinlaw, Jr. SENIORS Page Twenty-four Lillian Lorene McMahan Lawrence Merton Mauney Mary Elizabeth Miller James Ashby Miller Catherine Hager Morrow William Carroll Moss Page Twentg-five SENIORS Doris Peeples Betty Carolyn Prather Calvin Helms Price Carolyn Jean Propst Vaughty Lucille Propst Frances Quinn Page Twenty-six SENIORS Parks Ellis Quinn, Jr. Alvin Kendrick Robinson Frances Jean Rogers Oscar F. Sappenfield Dorothy Caroline Shelton Charles Clinton Smith mmmmm Page Tivenly-seven SENIORS Page Twenty-eight DeNorma Joyce Smith David William Smith, Jr. Ruby Belle Smith Mary Frances Sparrow Julia Stewart Spencer Robert Everette Stine w SENIOR -J 1 p ’. T s George William Stowe Frances Emmalene Thomas Betty Lucille Torrence Clyde Bruce Turney Henry M. Van Sleen, Jr. Nancy LaVerne Waldrep ■■■ ■■ Page Tiventy-nine SENIORS Evelyn Louise Warren Barbara Carpenter Wicks John Allen Wilkins, Jr. Doris Angeline Wingate MASCOTS Brenda Bryant Jimmie Phillips Page Thirty JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Walter Dixon Margaret Gaston Winifred Jordan Dot Stowe President Vice-President . Secretary Page Thirty-one JUNIORS Simmie Adams Eva Mae Alexander Edward Anthony Betty Barnett Robert Barnhill David Baumgardner Rebecca Beam Margaret Beal Carl Bell, Jr. Betty Sue Black Lois Blanton Wilson Boshamer Frances Bounds Dot Boyd Ada Mae Bradley Wilson Bradley, Jr. Tom Brawley, Jr. Pauline Buchanan Clifford Bull Sara Burts Page Thirty-two -y JUNIORS Phillip Cain Hazel Carson Boyt Cathey Andrew Chagaris Martha D. Childress Martha Ann Clemmer Rosa Cline Charles Cloniger Elizabeth Cole Kenneth Corn Betty Sue Craig No picture Doris Craig Libby Craig Charles Crawford Robert Crawford Elizabeth Lee Cunningham Minnie Lou Dent Walter Dickson Felix Dover Betty Sue Drymon Page Thirty-three JUNIORS Josephine Eden Bobby Ellis Bill Emanuel Betty Ann Epps Betty Ferguson Frances Ferguson Geraldine Foy Knox Foy Helen Froneberger Robert Frye Margaret Gaston Blanche Glover Fillian Grissom Earl Groves Sue Hamrick Boyce Hanna Dorothy Hanna Doris Harrison Jimmy Hooten Doricia Hopper Page Thirty-four JUNIORS Jimmie Houser Carolyn Huffstickler Page Jackson Carl Jenkins Helen Jenkins Thomas Jenkins Sara Jordan Winnie Jordan Jacob Keller Emily Kendrick Jean Kimbrell Edith Kiser Doris Ledbetter Gant Lewis Mary A. Lineberger Collins Mahaffee Effie Senn Mason James McCarter Jo Ann McCullough Jimmy McNair Page Thirty-five JUNIORS Jean Melvin Mary Sue Minges Annie Laurie Moore Peggy Morrow Bill Moser Patsy Moser Torrence Moton Pat Mullen Thelma Nelson Bill Patrick Mary Patrick Charlie Pearson Kathleen Powell Helen Ragan Juanita Ramsey Jimmie Rankin Carolyn Rhyne LaVohn Rhyne Nell Riddle J. C. Roberts, Jr. Page Thirty-six JUNIORS Frances Robinson Bruce Sanborn Perry Sapperstein A. J. Saunders Earl Saunders Odell Shepherd Harry Sherrill Dennis Shrum Bobby Sholar Frances Smith Joe Smith Raymond Smith Doris Spivey Miami Stewart Robert Stewart Dot Stowe Sara Street Dean Styers, Jr. Louise Styers Kissell Suggs Page Thirty seven JUNIORS Charles Thomas James Towery Faye Tyson Cornelia Wages Ruby Wells Joyce Whitfield Eleanor Wilson Annabelle Zeigler ■■■■ Page Thirty-eight SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS Clyde Robinson President George Cathey ...... ...... Vice-President CHARLES Emory Secretary and Treasurer Page Thirty-rune ■HHHHHMBHnHI SOPHOMORES Miriam Albert Ruby Aldridge Billy Alexander Ruby Armstrong William Armstrong Frances Barnes Doris Barnett Peggy Biggerstaff Robert Bowen Jo Anne Bradley Frances Brown Jane Grey Brumley R. J. Bryant Billy Bryson Carl Butler Hazel Caldwell Clayton Carpenter Billy Carson Sara Carver George Cathey Dwight Cauble Kathleen Chambers Aurilla Cherry Betty Clanton Doris Clemmer Mildred Coble Estelle Cosey Gertrude Cox William Henry Cox Betty Jean Craig Robert Crawford Barbara Creasman Billie Crenshaw Robert Crockett Alfred Current Betty Jean Dameron William Davis Kenneth Deal Gene Dent Marguerite Dobbins Page Forty MHHHI SOPHOMORES Alice Eaker Dannie Edwards Charles Emory G. Featherstone Dorothy Ferguson Pauline Foy Paul Fuller Mary Jane Gardner Geraldine Gettys Betty Gibson Jean Gibson Tommy Gibson Harold Grier Doris Grigg Fred Grigg. Jr. Marion Grigg Robert Hair Katherine Hanna Yuell Hawkins Doris Haygood Floyd Helms Kathleen Henson Dorothy Hines Sue Holder James Hollinger Patty Hook Betty Hooks Mildred Hooks Phyllis Howe Mildred Hudson Helen Huskins Hazel Jenkins John Smith Jenkins Norman Jenkins Robert Jenkins Jereline Jolly Elizabeth Jones Betty Jean Kale Charles Kayler Willard Kenley Page Forty-one SOPH Beatrice Kimsey Bonnie King Margaret Kirkman Jean__Kqbe£n Frances Ann Leathers Ellis Levinson Evelyn Lowdermilk Martha Ellen Lynch Betty Lynn Sybil Mackorell Betty Lee Marley Marjorie Martin William Mashburn Hugh McArver Annette McCarter Marjorie McCoig Thomas Meek Christine Millen Sara Kate Moore Shirley Moore Aretha Myers Betty Sue Owens Verla Jean Parks Ellen Perdue Cline Pierce Luella Plyler Betty Jean Poplin Alice Price Newell Price Charles Quinn Martha A. Ratchford Emmaline Redding Carolyn Rhyne Clyde Robinson Lillian Robinson Irene Saunders Evelyn Schrum Dorothy Sherrill June Smith Laura Smith Page Forty-two SOPHOMORES Roxanna Spurrier Dorothy Stewart Bill Stroupe Harry Suggs Helen Thomas Marilyn Thornton Eugene Wells Tommy Wilson C. Torrence, Jr. Banks White Joe Hunter Withers Marceline Waldrep Henry Whitesides Thomas Wood Nellie Jean Walker Mary Lou Whitesides Carl Yancey Eugene Wallace Bobbie Jim Wilkins Tommy Painter Bill Wilson Dan Wilson Elizabeth Wilson Henry Warren Nell Warren Calvin Young Elise Yoder Page Forty-three FRESHMAN CLASS Eugene Turney Dan Moser Horace Smith OFFICERS President . Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Page Forty-five • 5 . 1 _• w : y 9 - o -tJt 9 3 . Peggy RuthwAdams Homer Titus Albright Levonia Beatrice Albright Glenn Williams Aldridge Alma Juanita Alexander Jane Alice Alexander Rebecca Jane Alexander Arthur Lewis Allen Carolyn Iola Bailey Mary Randolph Balthis Ethel Marie Barnes Walter Ray Barnes Billy Baugh FRESHMEN Mrs. Joe S. Wray, 1-A Lander Lowell Beal Nellie Frances Beaty Earl Glenn Beeker Cloe Ethel Bell Virginia Miller Bell Mable Louise Bentley Samuel William Best Hugh Kenneth Beveridge Lola Mae Biddix Loy Banks Biggers Robert Clinton Black Marion Blanton Evelyn Marie Bohanan Lewis Bryant Bolin Martha Jane Bookout Kenneth Lee Bost Annie Mae Boyd Erman Franklin Bradley Flora Estelle Bradley Helen Elizabeth Bradley Nancy Jane L. Bradley Richard Lester Bradley Virginia Blair Bradley Billy Page Brafford Ralph Houston Brafford Dorothy Frances Bridges Wiley Truett Brooks Page Forty-six FRESHMEN Miss Dorothy Hoke, 1-B Gwen Rebecca Brooks Oren Jennings Cauble Kenneth Palmer Craig Luther Clayton Brown James Elzy Christenbury Vivian Irene Craig Mary Jo Brown Flossie Rebecca Clanton Elmer Hugh Crowder Nadine Mae Brown Rochelle Lawrence Clary Julius Albretch Culp Grady Jennings Byers James Boyd Cleary Robert Blair Davis Ellen Ruby Caldwell Meldonia Mae Coley Bobby Frank Davis Marvin D. Caldwell, Jr. Ida Elizabeth Colette Donald Robert Davis Blonnie Lou C arlisle Romelle Lcnora Collins Fred William Davis Carl Carrigan Betty Faye Conner Glenn Carlton Davis Carlenc Cathey Betty Sue Cook Albert John Costner June Oleta Davidson Page Forty-seven X FRESHMEN Mrs. Fredrick Frowein, 1-C • oe Edward Dawn vid Adams Dellinger Lester Henry Dixon Bobby Stanley Dobbins Steve Bland Dolley Tweedie Ann Durst Fay Catherine Earney Irving Melville Ellis Jack Lewis Emory Paul Nick Entas Juanita Jeannine Fair Leota Kate Falls Bertie Lois Farner Tommy-Lay Feemster Bonftte-Tsu Flynn Page or y-etgTit Vida Mae Fore Annie Dee Foxx Laura Grace Foxx Betty Maude Foy Bobby Davis Friday Billy David Froneberger Hazel Faye Funk Betty Jean Gamble Robert Edward Gaines William Perry Garman Ethel Rebecca Garrison Harold Charles Garrison Robert Stephen Garrison William Henry Garrison Arlene Lois Guin Miles Norman Gibbs Ji Margaret Jenelle Gibson Margaret Lucille Gibson Herbert Bennett Gray Dorcas Virgima_Gric , Betty Jean Griffin Barbara Louise Grigg T helma Elizabeth Grigg Miriam Elizabeth Groves Sylvester Lee Gunter William Henry Gunter Bettie Ruth Hanna Jacqueline Dean Harper Evelyn Josephine Harris An nie Laurie Hatcher. Betty Carol Hatcher r 1 .. ltJO r j) FRESHMEN Mrs. Ben Guion, 1-D A. B. Hamilton • James Lewis Hardwick Calvin Leander Harkcy Thomas Lee Harrell John Ralph Harrison James Alex Hartman Roy Merrion Harwell, Jr. Stella Irene Hawkins Robert Neal Hayes Bobbie Jean Haynes Nancy Sue Heafncr Reginald Denny Helms Jerry Bill Hendrick Julia Victoria Herring Carl Martin Hill Thelma Cora Hinson Claire Estelle Hodges David Elmer Hoffman Manly Leroy Hoffman Robert Ladell Hoffman Doris Louise Holland John Deitz Holland Julia Estelle Hollificld Flora McD. Honeycutt Virginia Dare Hooker Donald Nesbitt Hopper John Gordon Hooten Conly Robert Hope Mazel Mae Hopper )C Sarah Jeanette Houck James Lamar Howe James Lofton Hudson Margaret Joan Huffstetler Dorothy Dean Huntsinger Helen Jean Jenkins Jennie Ruth Jenkins Juanita Carroll Jenkins Margaret E. Jenkins Billie Beatrice Johnston Lillian C. Johnstone Doris Elizabeth Jolly Frances Lucille Jolly Ida Ruth Jones Jimmie Nell Jones Jeannette Charlotte Kale Sarah Elizabeth Kester Page Forty-nine X Jb «reshmen James Patrick Huffstetler William C. Huffstetler Thomas S. Huffstickler Loyd Milton Humphrey Ralph Reese Jenkins Robert Blair Jenkins Leon Lawrence Justus Ralph Earl Kaylor John Henry Keever William Harris Kelley Richard Yocum Kelley Kaliope George Kiliveres Sara Inez Killian Joe Mack Kincaid Martha Eunice King Miss Ruby Abernathy, 1-E Ruby Mae Kirkman David R. LaFar, III Charlotte Anne Lambe Ernestine Lee Lambe Elizabeth Vaiden Lawson William H. Leathers, Jr. Dorothy Elizabeth Lentz Georgia Leventis Betty Sue Lewis Betty Gray Lineberger Margaret Alice Lineberger Zoria Jean Lingerfelt Bobbie Joyce Long Frances Florine Looper Roberta Louise Lucas Sarah Bradley Lynch Roy Albert Maners William Odell Manley Billie Louise Martin Flora Joyce Martin Betty Carolyn Mauney Dolores Lucille McCarter Neely Dixon McCarter Dorothy Eloise McCarthy Rilla Belle McClure Charles F. McCollum Mary Alice McDaniel Margaret A. McGerrigle Sarah Sue McMackin Myrtle Lou Meeks Melvin Robert Steven Merrill Helen Cabe Messer Mary Louise Messer Bobbie Lucille Messick William Cecil Metcalf Binnie Josephine Michael Evelyn Lucille Miller Geraldine Hazel Miller Floyd Samuel Mincey Rachel Corrine Minges William James Mintz Marie Gretchen Moore Clifford Eugene Moose Betty Jane Morris Martha Anne Morrow Daniel Boone Moser Rebecca Boone Moser Margaret Louise Moses Charles Albert Moss Marvin Lee Moss Naomi Dorine Myers John Marshall Neel Abie Curtis Newman Robert Emanuel Noble Betty Lou Oates Jennie Delle Oates Billy Edward Owen Shirley Blair Owen Mrs. Howard Schauble, 1-F •OS ' Cornelius Daniel Page Edith Mae Parks Samuel Charles Patrick Donald Lamar Payne Robert Benjamin Payne Robert Warren Payne Conrad Pearson Mary Catherine Pearson Marilyn Elain Penegar Jack Quentin Petty Sara Catherine Phillips Majie Mildred Piercey Neal Joseph Pilkington Billy David Powers Page Fifty-one FRESHMEN Miss Fellers, 1 -G Joan Henry Pinnix William Jennings Price Colonel Preston Propst Peggy Jean Pruit Marjorie Lee Pryor Billie Lucille Purcell Billy Eugene Purkey Billy Eddlemon Queen George Mason Queen Marjorie Juanita Queen Florence Geneva Quinn Caldwell Ragan Placide Winifred Rankin Robert Hand Rankin Robert Dean Rawlings Carrie Mae Ray Robert Rhyne Reneau Betty Catherine Rhyne Evelyn Catherine Rhyne Frances Love Rhyne Helen Marie Rhyne John William Riddle Carol Jean Roach Janet Madora Roberts Anna Smyre Robinson Delilah Hall Robinson Donna Henry Robinson Geraldine Louise Robinson Glenn Byers Robinson Harold L. Robinson Margaret Ann Robinson Kathleen Saylors Sidney Reid Schrum Mary Maxine Sellers Robert George Sellers Faye Elizabeth Setzer Marjorie Jean Shearer Merkie Lee Shiflet James Reba Simmons Annelle Simpson Billie Marcene Sinclair Marvin William Sisk Mary Ann Skinner Cecil Slagle Eugene Glenn Smith Harold Lee Smith Page Fifty-two Q. -4 FRESHMEN Miss Eleanor Moore, 1-H Clara Nolle Smith Eddie Faye Smith Elizabeth Anne Smith Frances Mozelle Smith Horace Anderson Smith Jerry Yvonne Smith Marion Brunette Smith Rae Ellen Smith William Robert Spargo Dorothy Jane Spencer Elizabeth Ann Spencer Harold Corbin Spurrier Robert Lee Stegall Betty Ruth Stewart Loyd Darton Stewart Margaret Anita Stewart Steve Pressley Stewart Joe Eugene Stowe Mary Bobbie Street James Henry Stroupe Betty Maxine Sturgis Joe Marvin Styers Patricia Anne Taylor Buford Eugene Turney Betty Jean Upton Edith Geraldine Wall Margaret Ellen Wallace Martha Jean Wallace Betty Ruth Walls Marie Estelle Ward Clarence Richard Waters Dolores Elizabeth Waters Arthur Kenneth Weaver Lillie Louise Whitesides William E. Whitesides Clyde John Whitlock Alice Lucille Williams Lemont France Williams Sarah Tryphena Williams Patricia Lee Wilson Frank Williams Wilson Syretta Zoella Wilson Nellie Beatrice Winn Cecil Stedward Withers Geraldine Wray Tommy D. Yarborough Page Fifty-three THE 1944 Barbara Blair Editor-in-Chief James Craig Business Manager Abernathy Smith Morrow Styers BRY ' ANT Leeper Propst Warren Page Fifty-six SPINNER STAFF EDITORIAL STAFF Barbara Blair “Dlde” Smith Catherine Morrow Betty Abernathy Dean Styers Editor-in-Chief Assistant Editor Assistant Editor Art Editor Photographer James Craig Mary Bryant Isabelle Leeper Evelyn Warren Carolyn Propst BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Assistant Business Manager . T ypist Typist Page Fifty-seven MONITORIAL COUNCIL OFFICERS Geo rge Stowe. Chief Doris Peeples. Assistant Chief James Hunter. Assistant Chief Doris Peeples . Secretary Mr. Douglas French. Adviser Nell Barkley Dan Page MEMBERS Mary C. Pearson Tommy Wood Calvin Price Mary L. Whitesides Frances Bounds Page Fifty-eight MONITORS FOR SESSION OF 1943-44 Nancy Cecelia Abernathy Billy Irwin Alexander Carolyn Iola Bailey Nellie Rose Barkley Frances Earle Barnes Lander Lowell Beal Sara Lrances Bounds Clinton Lee Brown Luther Clayton Brown Jane Grey Brumley Richard James Bryant Patty Cashwell Boyt Henderson Cathey Carlene Cathey Dorothy Earnestine Crisp William Lranklin Davis Tweedie Ann Durst Betty Anne Epps Jean G. Leatherstone Betty Stroup Lerguson Harold Charles Garrison Charles Belton Hawkins Doris Louise Holland Donald Nesbitt Hopper Margaret Etta Hudson Mildred Virginia Hudson James Robert Hunter James Page Jackson Robert Eugene Jenkins Beatrice Anne Kimsey Elizabeth Vaiden Lawson James Furman Lewis William Gant Lewis Effie Senn Mason Annette Julia McCarter Neely Dixon McCarter Robert Torrence Moton Cornelius Daniel Page Mary Catherine Pearson Doris Peeples Ellison Cline Pierce Betty Jean Poplin Calvin Helms Price Billy Eddleman Queen Clyde Hoffman Robinson Margaret Ann Robinson Faye Jean Rose Bruce Morrison Sanborn Dorothy Jean Stowe Joe Eugene Stowe George William Stowe Roxanna Davis Spurrier T homas Eugene Wallace Mary Lou Whitesides Alice Lucille Williams Thomas Alton Wood Page Fifty-nine HONOR SOCIETY Evelyn Warren Carolyn Neel Carolyn Propst DeNorma Smith OFFICERS . . President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer MEMBERS Betty Frances Abernathy Barbara Blair Mary Bryant Virginia Dixon Margaret Hudson James Hunter Catherine Morrow Sarah Blair Pearson Emmalene Thomas Henry Van Sleen Barbara Wicks Dot Wingate Page Sixty VOL. XVI. GASTONIA, N. C., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1944. NO. 4. fAFF STOWE, GUNTER AND BARKLEY LEAD IN SENIOR SUPERLATIVES Twelfth Grade Boys Give Their Choice In Military Services The future of every boy in the Senior Class seems to run along the same line—service in the armed forces. Indeed, most of the fellows already have definite plans as to which branch of the service they expect to enter. Several boys are awaiting call in the Army Air Corps, quite a number are trying for the Navy V-5 program, and some are just waiting to let se¬ lective sendee take its course GHS apparently is doing its to uphold Gaston county tion for having the highes of Navy recruits in the f £?■ t North Carolina which, i furnishes more than -r at- ? Four to gei Navy, allowed to and graduate before? " in. The boy low; C Army Charles Hoop the Navy. Lawrenc Army $ Bill $ c Air Corps. Ernest C Navy before his 18th bi Dan Daren, wants t chance with the Army.I Calvin Price, has beJ 4-F. Lester Kinlaw, will join before his 18th birthday. Henry Van Sleen, waiting on a call to the Army Air Corps. Mason Carpenter, will go into A-12 or Navy V-6. Summe.v Cauble, is taking the exams for Navy V-5. John Allen Wilkins, will try for the Army Air Corps. Robert Stine, will try for the Army Air Corps. Jimmy Hearacklis, is trying to get a transfer to join the Greek Army. James Craig, will try for the Army Air Corps. David Smith, will go into Navy V-G. James Hunter, passed Army A-12 The election of senior superla¬ tives was held Wednesday, Jan- j uary 25. It was accompanied by the usual high interest, and the keen¬ est competition prevailed through- j out the race. On Tuesday candidates were nominated for the various honors, and some campaigning was done on the part of individual students. The following nominees ran for election: Most popular, boys—Dan Gunte James M ,,... ' 11 .inWJ W 4 posi- Soine as done on ' ' ants, and had Air graphed, ' under the r Printing (Continued on Back Page) Caubl Maum Kinlaw Most accomplished gir ine Morrow, Virginia Dixon, Thel¬ ma Harmon, Dede Smith, Betty Abernathy. Winners Most popular boy, Dan Gunter; girls, Nell Barkley and Mary Bry¬ ant. Handsomest, George Stowe. Prettiest, Virginia Huffstetler. Mr. GHS, George Stowe. Miss GHS, Nell Barkley. Best all round boy, Dan Gunter: girl, Nell Barkley. Most athletic boy, Bill Dilling; girl, Evelyn Durham. Most accomplished boy, James Hunter; girl, Dede Smith. enjojt ua ry t : 111 - s i ( 11, Mr. VfuleSanders was the prin¬ cipal speaker. The program was opened by the singing of “God Bless America” accompanied by the band, and the invocation by Superintendent Iv. G. Phillips. After the delicious tur¬ key dinner, which was served by the teachers, the guests, including Mr. and Mrs. Ashley and Mr. and Mrs. t Phillips, were introduced. Mary Bryant then gave a recita¬ tion, and a skit was presented by several members of the band. Catherine Morrow introduced the speaker, Mr. Wade Sanders, who kept the audience laughing with his unlimited supply of jokes. s King Accepts ition In Shelby jHS has lost one of its most capable teachers to the Shelby High School. Miss King, history and ex- French teacher, left Tuesday, Jan¬ uary 25, to take up her duties as head of the history department there. She will teach American history. Miss King has taught at GHS ever since her graduation from Woman ' s College in Greensboro. In college she majored in French and minored in history. She is thor¬ oughly capable of teaching either. All of us wish Miss King the best of luck and are sorry .hat she has left us, but we are also glad to welcome back Mrs. McLean, who will take Miss King’s place. " Swami " and the Squirrel. Beaming " Ceely.” Parks Parks. Where ' s the driver? The Inseparables. Caballero Fredrico. Jane. " June 3rd " John. Snowbaby. Shorthanders and typers. Working (?) girls. Mary Lib. " Wicked " Wicks. Lovable Emmy. " Champ. " Thelma’s Bill. Hollywood bound. Want a push? Two great minds T rugged. " Shorts” Morrow. The " C " Wolves. I love you truly. Picture speaks. DM EABTDMM MX Purdy X i -1-1 - j -1 + - - | p | E d ?.i =g y-f i : --1 | —— - L f■■■.].-•- ,4-4 - 1 I 1 - | j HIGH SCHOOL BAND Leslie O. McCollum Catherine Morrow Mary Bryant Joyce Brown Director Drum Major Majorette Majorette Clarinet Earl Beekcr Carl James Bell Erman Franklin Bradley Boyt Henderson Cathey George McClellan Cathey Ellen Ruby Caldwell Bobby Frank Davis Frances Blair Ferguson Helen Gertrude Jenkins Sarah Bradley Lynch Charles Albert Moss Roxanna Davis Spurrier David William Smith. Jr. Charlton Kennedy Torrence Virginia Joyce Whitfield William Fredrick Wilson Cornet William Maurice Armstrong Hugh Franklin Beveridge Fred William Davis Glenn Carleton Davis Irving Melville Ellis James Bickle Houser Jean Carolyn Kimbrell Charles Franklin McCollum John Marshall Neel Billy Edward Owens Jack Austin Petty Oboe Cline Pierce Snare Drum Bruce Morrison Sanborn Bass Drum Charles Howard Cloniger Saxophone Jane Alice Alexander Summy Maxwell Cauble Julius Albretch Culp Mary Boyce Dover Peggy Mae Morrow Marvin William Sisk Alexander Frank Weir T rombone Lewis Bryant Bolin Phillip Augustus Cain Charles Hooper Robert Bruce Melvin French Horn Edward William Anthony Knox Hubert Foy T rumpet Billy Maurice Carson Lawrence Mauney Harry Blake Sherrill Harry Jenkins Suggs Thomas Eugene Wallace Flute Carlene Cathey Clayton Calvin Carpenter Dorothy Mae Hanna Bass Horn Carl William Guin Thomas Alton Wood Baritone James Furman Lewis Dorothy Jean Stowe Page Sixty-five OihlsdkA. FOOTBALL Porter Shepherd Coach Carl Yancey Manager SCHEDULE Varsity Scores September 17 . Mount Holly 26-6 September 14 . Burlington .15- 0 October 1 . Salisbury 6-13 October 8 Spartanburg . 12-14 October 15 . . Greensboro . 7-12 October 22 Belmont 26-6 October 29 . . . . Winston-Salem 0-28 November 5 . . High Point 26- 6 November 12 . . Central High 6-14 Conference games. Page Sixty-eight ■.. . ■ ' - FOOTBALL First row, left to right: Fred Goodson, Ken Bost, J. C. Rob¬ erts, Earl Groves, Gene Turney, Harry Sherrill, Mason Carpen¬ ter, C. L. Runyan, Carl Yancey (Manager). Second row: Roy Connor (Coach), Bob Alexander, Ken¬ neth Deal, Dan Gunter, Fred Grigg, Charlie Pearson, Robert Frye, William Emanuel, Bill Moser, Felix Dover, Charles York (Coach). Third row: Porter Sheppard (Head Coach), Clifford Bull, Cody Bryan, Erskine Ratchford, Jimmy Hooten, John Mc- Craw, David Smith, Earl Long, Jack Anderson. Page Sixty-nine BOYS’ BASKETBALL Roy L. Connor Coach Dan Gunter Captain ERSKINE RATCHFORD Manager Page Seventy GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Mrs. Marjorie Schaubel Coach Ruth Chastain Captain Evelyn Durham Captain Nell Barkley Manager Page Seventy-one J’HaiuA A p b ' o ' . Most Accomplished James Hunter “Dede” Smith Page Seventy-six Most Popular Dan Gunter Nell Barkley Mary Bryant Page Seventy-seven Handsomest George Stowe Prettiest Virginia Huffstetler Page Seventy-eight Most Athletic Bill Dilling Evelyn Durham Page Seventy-nine Best All-’round Dan Gunter Nell Barkley Page Eighty Highest Scholarship James Hunter Barbara Blair Page Eighty-one Just waiting. Lunch time let-up. Friday’s session. Sub-debs. Personality plus. 3 whooper-uppers. Alexandra. Ready to high-step it! Future artists. Pushin ' sand. Ziegfeld Boys. Two “Honeys.” Cindy Lou. Frankenstein ' s friends. The third party. “Ceely.” Ramsey’s jive hounds. Beethoven Pierce. Fiends. Junior males. Betty. Football pin-up girls. Men-haters. Little Brenda. Service Club. Junior officers ' 43. Where ' s Charlton? " Bugology” Parker. Oh! George! Now, listen, Smith! Oooooo!! Pvt. Riddle. Wet, Annabelle?? After the game. Turn around, ' ' Cat.” Junior jerks. Next. Freshmen, then. Jimmy. Cover Girls? ?! Snowtime. Two big explosions! Rough necks. Miss Wilson’s gang. r a L 4 Jj Best Wishes of GASTONIA DAILY GAZETTE + + FOR MORE THAN 60 YEARS Gaston County s Home Newspaper With Best Wishes cHtmu wi Bh acL Grocers Baking Company Page Eighty-eight SERVING THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FOR TWENTY-ONE YEARS ★ YATES D. SMITH GENERAL OVERHAULING MOVING AND ERECTING TEXTILE MACHINERY ★ P. O. Box 664, Phone 996-W GASTONIA, N. C. COCKER MACHINE AND FOUNDRY COMPANY Manufacturers of TEXTILE MACHINERY GASTONIA, N. C. C o ngra t til at ions. Seniors Page Eighty-rune GIBBOnS 8 WILSON IRARSFLR, Inc. “Serving The Carolinas” Furniture - Yarn Machinery - Cotton Transporters + FURNITURE MOVING A SPECIALTY Phones 283 and 313 Gastonia, North Carolina Estimates Without Obligations Congratulations to The Senior Class on Their 1944 Spinner Robert Gurney, President C. C. Armstrong, Treasurer GASTONIA COMBED YARN CORPORATION New York Office Main Office 389 Fifth Avenue Gastonia, N. C. Gastonia, N. G. Page Ninety We Extend a Hand of Fellowship to THE SENIORS OF 1944 Best Wishes for Your Success + + Ruby Cotton Mills Gastonia, N. G. Page Ninety-one R U S TI N ' S + Select Your FURNITURE And Your FURS AT RUSTINS Phone 1800 Phone 1801 GUION MOTOR COMPANY Chrysler and Plymouth Automobiles Phone 1359 150 E. Airline Ave. GASTONIA, N. C. Best Wishes of SmiTH CHEVROLET comPAnY GASTONIA, N. C. Sales—Service Page Ninety-two CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF 1944 BRYANT ELECTRIC REPAIR COMPANY, Inc. Page Ninety-three ji .IF Y j jj , I (f y Congratutations to Class of Vi PUBLIC SERVICE COINPlEIV of D. C. GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA Gas Serves You Better Through Modern Gas Appliances M A Ir ' 1944 GASTONIA ' S LEADING JEWELERS We Welcome Your Charge Account Corner Main Avenue at South Street—If it’s from MORRIS it’s guaranteed At The Sign of The Clock Sacred Heart Junior College For Girls BELMONT, NORTH CAROLINA Full Accredited Courses Leading to A.B. and B.S. Degrees GO TO COLLEGE SAVE MONEY STAY AT HOME Compliments of Spencer Lumber Company BUILDING MATERIAL South Marietta Street and Seventh Avenue Telephones 606 and 607 Gastonia, N. C. Page Ninety-four ROBERTS SERVICE Koolmotor Gas — Oils—Acme Tires—Gould Batteries Lubricating — Washing—Polishing 279 W. Franklin Ave. Phone 141 GASTONIA, N. C. Compliments of . B. Carter, Incorporated 226-230 Linwood Avenue Gastonia, N. C. Leigh Sandwich Company 625 West Airline Ave. Phone 1067 Makers of FINE SANDWICHES — DOUGHNUTS PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICHES Gastonia, N. G. Page Ninety-five A GASTON INSTITUTION OFFERING YOUNG MEN A THOROUGH TRAINING FOR LIFE Liberal Arts—Business Course—Preparatory School SUPERVISED SOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES Member of The Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools North Carolina Educational Conference, National Catholic Educational Association Military Training For Information, Address THE REGISTRAR BELMONT ABBEY EOLLEGE BELMONT, NORTH CAROLINA Page Ninety-six Congratulations to the GRADUATING GLASS OF ’44 + + “ROYAL OAK” Todd-Keesee Belting Supply Company BEST WISHES F. C. Todd, Inc. TEXTILE MACHINERY AND SUPPLIES GASTONIA, N. C. It Costs Less at Stekck ' l To Furnish Your Home Page Ninety-seven CONGRATULATIONS! In the lifetime of the Class of ’44 electric service in the Piedmont Carolinas has greatly modified industry, commerce, agriculture and the home. Business initiative and scientific farming give promise of even greater oppor¬ tunities in the productive years ahead. May each of you find a worthy place in the enterprising world of tomorrow! Duke Power Co. Page Ninety-eight Marietta at Long Phone 44 and 636 JIM WILSON S SERVICE STATION AND GARAGE ESSO PRODUCTS, COMPLETE GARAGE AND WRECKING SERVICE “Bee Line” Axle and Frame Service GASTONIA, N. C. Page Ninety-nine Compliments of GASTONIA MILL SUPPLY COMPANY GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA MOTHER’S SIX CORD THREAD The Thread that is 13 per cent stronger SMOOTH—STRONG—BEAUTIFUL + + THREADS, Inc. Gastonia, N. G. Product of the South FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 249 WEST MAIN AVENUE Page One Hundred We Congratulate You on Your Achievement and Thank You for Your Class Ring Business + WINGET’S Jewelers GASTONIA, N. C. Compliments of GASTONIA ICE CREAM COMPANY Manufacturers of Honey-Kist Ice Cream On Sale At Leading Drug Stores Fountains and Merchants Phone 67 Gastona, N. C. DUKE PHOTO COMPANY 404 West Trade St. Phone 3-8230 Charlotte, N. C. + + Portrait and Commercial Photographers Compliments of The Model Laundry ★ The Best in Laundry Service ★ Phones Plant 155 Office 400 GASTONIA, N. C. Page One Hundred One Compliments of GASTONIA BOTTLING COMPANY TO THE CLASS OF 1944 WE WISH THE BEST OF GOOD LUCK + Rankin -A rmstrong Company GASTONIA, N. C. + “We Furnish the Home Complete” HORIZONS A BIG PART I N TODAYS VICTORY and A BIG PART IN TOMORROW’S PEACE Because Gastonia’s industries were geared for war, few realize what a marvelous contribution our people and our mills have made to the war effort. Over 11,000 textile items are used by our fighting forces and these are necessary as are guns, planes and ships. When peace comes, our textile products will flow again through former channels to supply the pent- up needs of civilians over the world. 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