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Page 10 text:
' MEMQIQY LA E
WhaT an excellenT Theme Tor your Picayune as
in iT you presenT The hisTory oT John Greer High
School Tor This, your senior year. You will Tind ThaT
The real value of your yearboolc is noT alone in iTs
appeal To you aT The presenT Time louT in whaT iT
will mean To you Ten or TwenTy years hence when
you Travel along The fvlemory Lane oT iTs pages,
recalling old days and old Triends. Then The Hgood
old days" will come baclc To you vividly, recalled
by The snapshoTs, group picTures, and club acTiviTy
records. Your own inTeresT and iniTiaTive have al-
ready deTermined how proTiTable These Tour years
have been. May all The memories of your years
spenT aT John Greer be pleasanT ones.
NELSON N. STORK, Suplr.
FuTure generaT1ons will no doubT remember This
as The ATomic Age. IT is our duTy and pleasure To
Take The iniTiaTive in helping educaTe youTh Tor more
eTTecTive living in This aTornic age.
The elemenT U-235 and oTher Tissionable maTe-
rial will soon be as common To This generaTion as
radio has been To The pasT. We are also inTeresled
in The Peace which we are helping To build in This
ATomic World. More and beTTer educaTion For The
masses will go a long way To solve our diTliculTy.
l am sure John Greer High will Take iTs place along
wiTh our oTher educaTional insTiTuTions and do iTs
parT. BesT wishes and congraTulaTions To The class
oT l947 and may your Trip down Memory Lane be
a pleasanT one.
JARED T. LYON. Principal
Page 6 The 1947 Pzcayrzme
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DAYING FOIQ T E DICAVU E
Many oT The sTudenTs here aT John Greer have been won-
dering aloouT The way in which The Picayune inTends To pay
Tor iTseIT. There are abouT Three answers To Their quesTion:
The carnival which was given in The gymnasium aT The TirsT
OT The year, The Donkey BaskeTbaII Game, and The Picayune
The carnival, as The John Greer sTudenTs remember, was
one oT The rnosT successful evenTs oT The year. The evening's
program had been well-planned, and The Speech classes had
cooperaTed in The preparaTions To help make iT a Iong-remem-
bered occasion. There were several games, a marriage booTh,
The crowning OT The king and queen oT John Greer, a reTresh-
menT booTh, a side show, dancing, and a iiTTerbug conTesT.
In order To parTicipaTe in The games, wiTness The side show,
and voTe Tor candidaTes Tor The king and queen, TickeTs Tor
each evenT were sold aT Two cenTs each. In The mosT imporTanT
evenT oT The evening Gene Myers and Jean OTT were crowned
king and queen.
The Donkey BaskeTbaII game drew a capaciTy crowd, which
Tilled The gymnasium beTore The TirsT quarTer oT The game
was over. The John Greer Team played hosT To The veTerans oT
World War II and an exciTing as well as humorous game was
enioyed by everyone presenT.
The adverTising Tor The Picayune was soliciTed by Jack
Fisher, John Paul Leigh, and Roy Powley, These boys used
Their Tree periods To geT The adverTisemenTs Trom The local
The Picayune sales will also help Take in The needed money.
Only 200 year books had been ordered aT The beginning oT
The year, buT IOO more were ordered laTer so ThaT anyone who
wanTed one would noT be disappoinTed.
FIRST ROW: LiTTick, G-riner IArT STaTTl, PeTers, Hughes, Mayhew IProphecyj, RaTzesberger, Fisher IFinancej, Pugh ITypisTI.
SECOND ROW: Collins lArT-T, Jackson iSporTs, PicTuresT, Dawson fPicTuresl, Leigh lFinanceI, Musk lCaIendarl, Bridges fPicayune ArTicIr-T, Wallace
lAideSl, Suhre l5pOTllghTl.
THIRD ROW: Sills lProphecyl, B. Ingram ISaIesl, Dalrymple IFJ-I.A., Financel, Myers ISporTsI, P. Ingram ICaIendarT.
FOURTI-I ROW: EIIioTT lCalendarl, Egnew ISeniors, Re-wriTesT, Powley lAdverTising, Who's Whol, Ray ISpanish Clubl, Finley IBA:-ok Clubl, Kissack
The 1947 Picayune
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MEMOIQIES QE CLASSES
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