Morristown Hamblen East High School - Itakha Yearbook (Morristown, TN)

 - Class of 1940

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lliililili LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE CLASS OF '40 State of Tennessee County of Hamblen City of lllorristown late, the Senior Class of Morristown High School, being of sound mind and being about to leave this High School, hereby make and declare this, olur last will and testament. FIRST: XYC. the Graduating Class, do hereby bequeath to our honorable successors our multitude of virtues and our goodly vices. Although our success- ors are endowed with a surplus of brains, we pass on to them our vast intellectual viewpoint. This viewpoint, I might add, is more than national, it is more than international: in fact. it is universal. To the distinguished members of the suc- ceeding class, we also bequeath our genius in the realm ot' sponts. Quite true we got licked in basketball, we got licked in baseball, we were no good in races, we were trimmed to a frazzle in tennis, and we spent a week in the hospital after each football game. lint does this indicate that we do not know how to play? Nonsense! lflow rediculous! All that it indicates is that the other fellows were much better than we were. SECOND: W'e do hereby bequeath to the future Seniors all the exquis- ite carvings with which our desks are adorned. lt is our last wish that these precious relics be treated with due admiration and respect. THIRD: To the faculty of Morristown High School, we will all the wads of chewing gum which are to be found under the aforesaid desksg since throughout the past year, the faculty has seemed to covet and look with longing eyes at the -aforesaid wads of chewing gum. FOURTH: Lyman Smith wills ALL his girls to the Junior boys. Hurry, boys, two girls will not last long! FlliTl'l: The graduating Hurricanettes leave their most extraordinary record to next year's team. Now. girls, don't win a game and ruin this record. SlXTH: Wie find the remainder of the Seniors tearfully but graciously fiinging wildly their most cherished possessions to any and everyone: john Viiilliams' quiet, unassuming manner to Marvin Horner: Steve Camp- bell's red bow tie to Geo. Xilliittington I Sam Cantrell's popularity with the teachers to lilmo Ailshie: Virginia Cain's winning personality to Ann Holder: Rebecca Sue Riggs' and Yauglitie Piercy's important positions in the band to Perry Doka and james Young: Billy Peoples' supertiuous weight to Louis Helton: Peggy l1Valter's cuteness to .llalene Hales: XVanetta Riggs' artistic touch to Helen Lamong Donald Hales' intellectual power to johnny Crosby: Harry liranklin's, Wfayne Ailey's, Bob Harmon's, and Elmer lllackwell's ability to play football on next year's baekiield to lien l-lutfine, Fred Brown, tl. D. Allen, and Edwin Hornerg Alberta Areher's ability to iiirt to Betty Ann Tuttle: Clifford Bryan's gift of gab to Polly Drinnonq Gladys Morrison's clean unused history book to Marjineal jackson: Roberta Carmichael's liippancy to Laura Slusherg Imogene Jacksons un-used lipstick to Helen Grubb: Mildred Garrett's battered baton to Hallene Balesg Keith Corbett's wonderful cooperative spirit to Bobie Painter: Thomas G:ray's and Carl Holt's bold manners to David Hodge and Wfallace Barrett: Marv Leslie Gentrv's and Mary Louise lilkin's ability to debate to Charlotte Gass and Virginia Ann Taylor: Flo .Hill's coquettish ways to Helen Kingg Homer Brays'

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lltlllllll Carmichael, Kathleen Dearing, and Marie McKinney. Four very prominent farmers are VVilbur Pnrkey, Billy Line, Dallas Cantwell, and XVanford Seagle. In Hollywood are Burchell Wfright and Mack Hall. It seems that Burehell is now a very famous comedian and is very popular. Mack doesn't seem to be doing so well, as his last picture was a complete flop. Georgia XN'illi-ams is a dietition in a large hospital in New York. Anna ll. Conkin is now in England dancing before the king. Flo Hill is head of the Red Cross here. She has as her helpers Dorothy Altom, Marie Collins, and Sarah Carson. Clifford Bryan, E. C. Pnrkey, Clure Hodge, and Harold Hale are pilots. Fire Chief in Morristown is Junior Lee, and Chief of Police, Carl Ja-cobs. Virginia Cain is now married to a millionaire and is making 'an around-the-world cruse with Virginia Ellen- burg as her companion. J. XVi1ey Charles is president of the U.S. His wife is the former Hazel Vifilliams. Employed as his private secretary is Virginia Bryant. It seems that Vtfanetta Riggs is hired to cheer up the president. when he is in one of those 'blue moods, by making wise cracks and telling him jokes. Mildred Garrett is married also and lives in California. NVhen the Gypsy had finished, I arose and went out of her tent with my head full of visions and wondering if what she had said would come true, but only time will tell. -Peggy XValter TO A CLASSMATE Twelve long years we've worked together, Sometimes qnarreling, sometimes gayg From the first grade to the ending lVe have come a long, long way. O'er the years our friendship strengthened. And it is, within my heart, A living treasure, to be present Long after we two shall part. A kind and understanding friend Is worth his weight in goldg And you have been this friend to me. Yes, I have oft' been told f That old friends are the best of friends And I believe it true, For never will I find a friend That quite surpasses you. -Flo Hill

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lllllilll-l lofty aspirations to Benny Stuart: Muriel Talley's giggles to Marv Helen Fergu- son: Georgia Xliilliams' marvelous voice to Peggy Taylor: G. Il. Carter's neat appearance to Roswell Evans: Marie Mcliin11ey's and Dorothy 'l'alley's pleasing ways to Betty lVill Portrum and Velda Anderson: joe Allison's line of love- making to Birdegg Harris: and last but not least, my friends, Frances George leaves Ch-arlottc Gass to anyone who wants her. ..-Eh! To what height will not generosity soar? Wie hereby appoint Miss Mullins as our lawful executor of this, our last will and testament. According to the true intent and meaning of the same, we hereby declare utterly null and void all other wills and testaments by tis heretofore made. -J. llfily Charles WILD ANIMALS INHABITING THE WILDS OF M.H.S. Flu N K Don IlISl'I'llCfIlS Plzysicolaz A small animal with a beet-red epidermis. lt goes around mumbling unintelligibly and selling tickets to football games. Usually found in the tropical foliage of the gymnasium. Subject to the mania of wearing tennis shoes and wanting others to do likewise. Chief natural defense is squirting a dark brown liquid from mouth. Liquid is derived from chewing weeds. Prinrifnzlusi A lmge animal usually wandering up and down halls and in oflice. llas fur on top of head in shape of sugar bowl. Subject to sudden tits some call laughing. usually at own jokes tIol7 originl. Has very well developed right arm put to use on bad student. flI.Yfl'IlFfIlS Cllt"lIlf.YfI'fIlSZ A short, beet-faced animal characterized by fact that it usually Hirts with girls and gives demerits. ls very accura-te with automobile. Can hit a cow nine times out of ten. llas peculiar language unlc-nown to linglish teachers. Pupil Modellaz A now extinct animal prone to cater to teacherfs every demand. Shuns path to picture show, dance or football game. XVhen not found in M.H.S. jungles, he is usually at home. Sometimes called liookius XNf'orinola, Feeds mostly on square roots, latin verbs. and class notes. Reward offered for any found. Jlloufliius I.0m1t'1It1: lly all means not extinct. biped characterized by huge vocal chords. Spends most of its time trying to convince students it is not deaf aml dumb. There is now not a doubt of the former. Yery handy in case of tire. Not to be confused with Mouthiers Never Stoppius, a peculiarly postured animal that exercises constitutional right of freedom of speech by telling of experiences of a deeper jungle called Queens College. z'fllfllItlIJiIl.V Illlllgilltlfillllll A huge quadrepcdic animal with four arms and a scotch plaid face set off by lavender and yellow. Sometimes appearing in two's. If seen, either change brand of liquor, quit going out for football, or clon't get any more demerits forcibly removed. P1t1j'FI'l0.f Footlmllaz Inhabitiug the hills of M.H.S. and the footballius Held. ls brawny and spends time sticking up for its rights with its left. Is very tough and tries to convince people it is not a sissy. lt al-so tries to knock its brains out in games between its fell-ow animals and judging from its mentality it succeeds. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is coincidental and purely unintentional. -Remine Knisley

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