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Beyond the bend of the years to come
We long to look ahead,
To learn of deeds as yet undone,
Of words as yet unsaid.
Cur commencemenbtime heralds a New Day,
A World reioicing in peace
And strange new powers that, rightly used,
May the pleasures of Life increase.
We're happy on reaching this milestone-
Our honors are well-earned,
And many aside from textbooks are
The lessons we have learned.
We've been taught the value of kindliness,
Of patience and of truth,
The ioy that lies in good sportsmanship,
Distaste for things uncouth.
We offer a grateful vote of thanks
To the teachers who've guided our way,
Their friendly counsel and ready help
We'll remember for many a day.
Yes, we'd like to know our future roles,
But there isn't a way to tell,
So whether our parts be great or small
We'll try to do them well.
And this we hope for, above all else-
Wherever lie our labors,
We humbly ask God's gracious help,
Please let us be Good Neighbors.
-Io Rene Gorman
to tune of
I'll See 'You In My Dreams"
Here's to old Grove High,
Sing her praises to the sky . .
Teachers kind and
Schoolmates so true
Won't forget yon.
Joys that here were ours,
Gainful, shining hours,
These will light
Our pathway bright,
So dear old Grove good-bye.
-jo Re-ne Gorman
Page 24 text:
"Plenty of personality, a lot of Ambition,
Some say l1e'll be a gftat musician."
Band, '42, '43, '44, National Forensic Lea ue, '46g N.F.L.
Reporter, '461 Inter-Class Contest Cheerleaser, '47g Debate
Team, '45, '46: Extemporaneous Speaking, '44, '45g N.F.L.
Tri'State Speech Contest, '45g Senior Stars, fwittiest of
Senior Classg Best Personality of Senior Classj.
"'I'he're's nothing so kind as kindness.
And nothing so royal as truth."
F.F.A. Club, '42, '43, Perfect Attendance, '42, '43g HifY
Unfurl the banners of devotion,
Sealed by friendships tieg
With hearts united in Grove High
That will never die.
Alma Mater, Alma Mater,
You will ever be.
We pledge our loyalty to thee,
Through the passing years.
Page 26 text:
Forever And Forever ff Amen
No doubt, we as seniors, having struggled through American
history and literature have heard of Nathan Hale and suppos'
edly memorized his great quotation: "I regret that I have but
one life to lose for my country." Being not vain, we do not
claim to be heroes: but, nevertheless, we are conceited by the
fact that we are Americans and so even though our gifts may
be scant in quantity and quality, we do freely give them with
open hands and a free heart. It is therefore our wish as seniors
to place our gifts and achievements in this year-book in order
that our greatest merits and accomplishments will be enshrined
in the hearts of those we so reluctantly leave. Thus, we as the
graduating class of Grove, 1946, being unbalanced in intellect,
and of ill-reputed character, do ordain, constitute, and construct
this our last will and testament.
jean Allen-With remonstrance of spirit I do relinquish jimmy
Brice to eagerly awaiting females of the under-classes.
Pat Brisendine-I bequeath my willing personality to Jerry Sue
Wilford Brisendine--I grant my "super" trips to Humboldt
to any fellow who may appreciate their meaning.
Helen Bruce-I endow my divine love for the blue and white of
a sailor's uniform to Evelyn Weinberg. May she be successful.
john Bucy-I entrust my loud mouth to Alan Lasater.
Joe Ed Carter-I leave my "perfect goals" to John Hooper.
Helen Chandler-I bequeath my fraternity pin to any soul who
thinks they're big enough to get it.
Rozanne Clark-I leave "The Comet" to Billy Ray Balch hoping
that he will resort to nothing worse than aspirin.
Bobby June Collins-I will my ability of being the center of
attraction to Dan Veazey.
M. C. Compton-I leave my large hrown eyes to the junior boys
as an agent in charming the women.
Stanley Cooper--I leave two dozen enlarged and tinted pictures
for my many fans.
Robert Crick-I will my absorbing interest in history class to
Bobby Jennings-no doubt he'll need it.
Mary Ashley Davis-l leave my tactics on "How to Rope a
Man" in the library for all future reference.
Sue Deal-I bestow my beautiful singing voice to Marjorie
Marjorie Derrington-I concede mv broken'down, dilapidated
Spanish book to anyone with brains enough to understand it.
Mary Ann Dumas-I grant to K. B. Humphreys my "Mable
Todd Laugh." May he learn.
jo Nell Ford-I bestow my blooming voice to Betty Joy Hastings.
Robert Lewis French-I yield my fierce love affairs to Richard
Carolyne Giles-I bequeath my place on the honor roll to Anne
Betty Gorman-I leave the basketball period to Carleen Robert'
son with memories of those many workfouts.
jo Rene Gorman-I bequeath my desire for a handsome Van
johnson to Catherine Patterson,
Jimmy Haywood-I leave my ability to get along with the gals
to anyone who has what it takes. V
james Hester-To some luckless soul, I gladly will my long
hours spent in writing off spelling words.
Katherine Hill-I bequeath my ability to crack dry corn to
Dorothy Nesbitt, so she may carry on.
Mary Sue Holder--I leave my most sympathetic regards for
those behind us.
Bobbye Jean Humphreys-l bestow upon Vianne Vincent my
favorite pastime--getting in particular mixfups with tall,
Charlotte Jackson-I leave my job as typist on "The Tower" to
anyone who may get away with erasures.
Dorothy jeffrey-Gladly I will my brogue to the Rebels of
Grove so as to keep up a line of conversation,
Billy jobe-I will my "jivy" feet to Charles Baker Orr. May
he profit by their presence.
Louis jones-I render my job as manager of the basketball
team to anyone who can manage it.
Jesse Key-l will my genius to John my little brother so that
the "Key Tradition" may go on.
Freeman King-I unselhshly leave my big feet to anyone that
has the excess energy to carry them around.
jane Mann-I leave my pretty dimples to anyone who has the
patience to sleep with his fingers in his cheeks.
Juanita Martin-My merry smile and twinkling lips, I will to
any friend in need of a boy friend.
johnny McGuire-I will my enormous stature to J. B. I... in
hopes that someday he'll be big like me.
Oneida McNutt-I bestow my gaiety upon Peggy Wynns.
Imogene Miller-I leave my numerous excuses to get out of
class to anyone who needs them.
Austin Moody--I bestow upon any freshman, whatever was
responsible for my graduation.
Bobbye june Nichols-I will my ability of falling down stairs
to those freshmen who are just learning to walk.
Margaret Nichols-I bequeath my neatness to Frances Arnett.
Roy Nichols-I will my shy and modest ways to Bo Brice.
Cornelia Owens-I relinquish my sweet disposition
Ray Peebles-I leave my playful ways to Robert
Don Ramsey-I will my dependability and scholastic record to
Evelyn Ray-I bestow upon Sue Sparks my plentiful supply of
makefup in hopes that she'll have the luck I did.
Betty Rhea-Reluctantly I leave my seat by coach on basketball
trips to the next girl who is as lucky as I.
Martha Spaulding-To Margaret Paschall I give my red hair,
so that her life long ambition will be granted.
J. B. Stewart-Willingly I leave my ability to work solid
geometry to the juniors who will certainly need it.
Dorothy Anne Sullivan-To Marjorie Cooper I bestow my
Bob Swayne-Regretfully I leave my beautiful curls to Bobbye
Collltins hoping that he has what it takes to roll them up every
Bob Vaughn--Sorrowfullv I leave the captaincy of the football
team and my place as "big shot" around Grove to Billy Cronin.
Frances Vaughn-I render mv lovely smile as an offer for
advertising "Ipana Toothpaste."
Virgil Wall-I concede my book on "How to Get by Without
Work" to Bobby Jennings.
Hilbert Whitehead-I will my innocent looks and quiet manners
to james Chandler.
johnny Wiggs-I gladly relinquish my traits that attract the
girls to any junior-they are musicalness, wittiness, hand-
Kenneth Wimberly-I leave ever grateful for the lucky breaks
I received while in high school.
Myrle Augusta Oliver-I do bestow mv nickname "Monkey"
to any poor body that fits the title.
Seniors--We leave, to the underclassmen, still not believing
we're graduating, all the trimmed-up pencils, all the empty
fountain pens and all the stale food found under the holes
Executioner: Myrle Augusta Oliver
Mr. No Soap
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