Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC)

 - Class of 1929

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(2O4O " V0O! . i y | ArMoc-V ■ □ ■ l I Tto© Volume 1 1929 Compiled and Published by THE SENIOR CLASS of MOUNT AIRY HIGH SCHOOL Mount Airy High School Mount Airy, North Carolina DEDICATION DE DIC ATION For six years, Mr. Hurst was our guide and friend. He had the best in¬ terests of the students and the school at heart. He gave his life to make our school what it is today. With great re¬ spect to his memory, with a full realiza¬ tion of, and appreciation for, what he has done, we dedicate to him the 1929 Graniteer. f Table of Contents I. Administration II. Classes III. Athletics IV. Organizations V. Jokes VI. Advertisements , L. B. PENDERGRAPH Superintendent Duke University, A.B.; Stu¬ dent in Education and Adminis¬ tration at Harvard and Colum¬ bia Universities. Mr. Pendergraph has served as assistant principal at Durham, North Carolina, and as princi¬ pal at Snow Hill, No rth Caro¬ lina. For nineteen years, he was supervisor and principal at Ports¬ mouth, Virginia. In 1927, Mr. Pendergraph came to Mount Airv to fill the vacancy left by Mr. Hurst ' s resignation. J. S. BROWN Principal Graduate East Tennessee Nor¬ mal School; Student in Science Valparaiso University; Univer¬ sity of Tennessee, B. S.; Grad¬ uate Student, University of Ten¬ nessee. Mr. Brown served as princi¬ pal in Sullivan County, Grainger County, Ocoee School, and V hitesburg High School, all in I ennessee. He also taught Sci¬ ence in Johnson City (Tennes¬ see) High School, and in IIol- ston Institute, Blountville, Ten¬ nessee. In 1925, he began teach¬ ing Science in Mount Airy High School, and was promoted to his present position this year. Pane seven Page eight A v « v A i.v mva W m i i ft ft f$ i Vi ft ft ft. ft ft Vi ft V m u m f I § U M 1 Sg $•? ft ft ' a ' Vi ■fij J ? « f B V? AV " fVc V JWu $ I ft ft ft j± Vi ft: TO-: ft fM. m 1 ft ft ft V.V FACULTY LAVINIA POWELL History N. C. C. W., A.B. University of North Carolina. JENNIE WOLFE French and Spanish Salem College, A.B. MRS. ( 1 . D. UNDERWOOD English Elon College, A.B. University of Virginia University of Michigan ELIZABETH II. FISHER English R. M. W. C, A.B. University of Virginia MARIAN PRATHER Shorthand and Typing Converse College University of North Carolina University of Virginia G. D. UNDERWOOD Physical Education Elon College, A.B. Coaching School, University of North Carolina Coaching School, University of Michigan Warner-Alien School SAYLOR C. CUBBAGE General Science Bridgewater College, A.B. University of Virginia MRS. W. H. FOY English and History Duke University, A.B. ISABEL WENHOLD English and History Salem College, A.B. I niversity of North Carolina J. HERMAN JOHNSON Chemistry and Biology University of Richmond, B.A. H. M. FINCH M at hematics i ft ft ft ft ft ft ft: ft ft ' A Vi At f m Ws M: Safe I I W H ft n Mr M m Furman University of University, A.B. North Carolina, M.A. ADA HAYMORE Latin State Teachers’ University of Oklahoma, A.B. College tit ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft WINONA WILLIAMS Mathematics Greensboro College, A.B. Duke University « jM. ft ft ft ft ft ft Vi i ft M VIRGINIA ERNST Bookkeeping, Shorthand, and Typing DePauw University Normal College of Physical Education, G.G. Indiana State Normal School Vf ft ft ft Vi ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Vi ft " ft ft ft ft ft Page nine ... Editor-in-Chief .. Assistant Editor-in-Chicf .... Literary Editor _ Assistant Literary Editor ... Class Editor . Assistant Class Editor ... Faculty Editor ... Art Editor .... Humorist . Clubs Editor . Athletics Editor .. Business Manager _ Assistant Business Manager ... Advertising Manager Assistant Advertising Manager ... Typists . Circulation Manager Assistant Circulation Manager ... ...Picture Editor Frances Booker . Thomas Edwards .. Mary K. Booker.. Dorothy Jackson. William Simpson.. Homer Beck.. Irene Scott .-. Elmo Beasley.-.. Pauline Barber . Freda Webb .. ( ' lunette Creed . Raymond Worrell . Claude Monday. Valeria Jackson .. James Creed ..... Second Year Commercial Class Annie Thomas . Yora McKnight .. Ruth Johnson ...-. Page ten A__ fS SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS Colors—Sky blue and white. Motto—“()ur Flower—Forget-me-not. aim : success ; our hope : to win.” OFFICERS Clunette Creed . President Bernice Harris . . I ice-President Robert Jackson . Secretary Ruth Johnson . Treasurer ADVISERS Miss Elizabeth Fisher Miss Marian Prather I 1 ft to ft to ft to ft to to¬ ft to :ft to m to ft: to ft: to ft ft ft ft ft ft to ft ft ft to v ( v to ' ft w k v, r m m to¬ ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Vf ft ft to ft: ft ft. to ft to ft to to Page twelve 8 i m A’ § I M V( i f t It 1 ):► ft ft M li « £■ 1 8 ft -M " 1 1 -viV MYRTLE ADAMS “Mutt” English Club ’25; Dramatic Club ’26; Reporter High Spots ’27; Typist Grani¬ teer; Typist High Spots; English Club ’29; Commercial Club ’29. Worst Fault: Worrying. Ambition: To establish a new method of Shorthand in New York. Comment: “I chatter, chatter as I go.” JAMES ARMFIELD Football Team ’25, ’28; Baseball Squad ’27, ’28, ’29; Basketball Squad, ’28, ’29; Monogram Club ’29. Worst Fault: Curiosity. Ambition: “Look out, Steinmetz!” Comment: Another famous man who was slow in starting. PAULINE BARBER Science Club ’28, ’29; President Latin Club ’29; Reporter High Spots ’29; Hum¬ orist Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Pauline Jacobs. Ambition: To make herself heard above the uproar. Comment: A partner in the Barber- Jacobs impersonation of the Damon and Pythias act. ELMO BEASLEY “Mo " Science Club ’26; Literary Club ’26; Eng¬ lish Club ’26; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer ’29; Art Editor Graniteer. Worst fault: Lazy. Ambition: To explore the wilds of Af¬ rica. Comment: “We meet thee like a pleas¬ ant thought.” FRANCES BOOKER “Frank” Public Speaking Club ’26; Science Club ’28, ’29; Latin Club ’29; English Club ’29; Ring Committee; Editor-in-Chief Grani¬ teer ’29; Worst fault: Being too rough on The Graniteer staff. Ambition: To teach French at N. C. C. W. Comment: “The talents of our Editor- in-Chief are really quite beyond belief.” rANITE MARY KATHERINE BOOKER ' 28, ’29; Latin Club Science Club Special Assignment Editor High Spots ’29; English Club ’29; Literary Editor Grani¬ teer ’29; Literary Club ’26. Worst fault: Excessive unselfishness. Ambition: To be head of the English Department in a college. Comment: “So ready to be pleasant and so kind.” HOMER BECK “Kid” Public Speaking Club ’26; Literary Club ’27; Football Squad ’27, ’28; Baseball Squad ’29; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer; English Club ’29; Ring Committee ’29; As¬ sistant Class Editor Graniteer; Senior Class Poet; Commercial Club ’29. Worst fault: Day-dreaming. Ambition: To edit a funny paper. Comment: “Worry and I have never met.” SARAH BROCKINGTON High Spots Staff ’28; Latin Club ’29; Science Club ’29; Ring Committee ’29; En¬ glish Club ’29; Editor-in-Chie f High Spots ’29. Worst fault: Worrying over The High Spots. Ambition: To be a literary critic. Comment: “Still waters run deep.” ERNEST BROWN “ Brownie ” Public Speaking Club ’26; Football Squad ’28; Typist ?) ; Spots ’29; Typist Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Staying out of school to go hunting. Ambition Comment To hunt big game in Africa Everybody loves a sport. ANNIE DEAN Dramatic Club ’26; Glee Club ’26; Sci ence Club ’28. Worst fault: Elusiveness. Ambition: To be a privileged charac ter. Comment have Happy, good-natured, and never dull.” Such a friend we like to Page fourteen rANITE KATE EDWARDS Speaking Club ’26; Latin Club ’28 Public Too serious application to books. Ambition: To corner all the knowledge in the world. Comment: Good nature and good sense are good companions. CLUNETTE CREED “Coon " fault Press Club ’25; Baseball Team ’25-’29; Captain ' 27; Basketball Team ’25, ’29; Football Team ’26, ’27, ’28; Science Club ’28; Vice-President Commercial Club ’29; President Senior Class ’29; Monogram Club ’29; English Club ’29; Athletic Editor Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: That school boy complex¬ ion, a skin you love to scratch. Ambition: To call the Senior Class to order—and get away with it. Comment: “A heart as true as steel.” MILDRED GEORGE Public Speaking Club ’26; Winner of American Chemical Society Essay Contest ' 28; Science Club ' 28, ’29. Worst fault: Willingness to help every¬ one. Ambition: To teach Math. Comment: “If I do vow friendship, 1 will perform it to the last article.” JAMES CREED “Jim " Football Team ’27, ’28, ’29; Baseball Team ’27, ’28, ’29; Basketball Squad ’28; President Monogram Club ’29; Advertising Manager High Spots ’29; Assistant Adver¬ tising Manager Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: That red-headed wom¬ an. Ambition: To take a big trip—not say¬ ing where. Comment: A dignified Senior if ever there was one! BERNICE HARRIS Literary Club ’26, ’27; English Club ’29; Reporter Commercial Club ’29; Vice-Pres¬ ident Senior Class ’29; Typist High Spots ’29. Worst fault: Building dream castles. Ambition: To accomplish every duty. Comment: “Ever in motion; Blithesome and cheery.” Page fifteen MARY LYNN HENNIS Latin Club ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Her height. Ambition: To drive a Chrysler all over America. Comment: “Jolly, yet serious; Fun-loving, yet sincere.” ISHMAEL DAVIS “Ip” Science Club ’27; Baseball Squad ’27, ’28, ’29; Team ’29; Football Squad ’26; ’27, ’28, ’29; Basketball Team ’29; Monogram Club ’29 Typist High Spots; Typist Gran- iteer. Discussing baseball in Worst fault Bookkeeping. Ambition: quarterback. Comment in sports. To be next All-American Judge him by his interest MARY MARGARET HOLLINGSWORTH Latin Club ’29. Worst fault: Her Ambition: To trip Comment: “Ouch, you’re standing on!” laugh. the fantastic toe. fool, that’s my foot THOMAS EDWARDS Science Club ’28, ’29; English Club ’29; Assistant Editor-in-Chief Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Conserving knowledge. Ambition: To master the English lan¬ guage. Comment: “The squared cap will nicely fit his head.” DOROTHY JACKSON “Dot” President Freshman Class ’26; Secretary Literary Club ’26; President Sophomore Class ’27; English Club ’29; Historian Senior Class ' 29; Advertising Manager High Spots ’29; High Spots Staff ’26 ’27; Assistant Literary Editor Graniteer ’29; Chairman of English Club (Dramatic Branch), ’29. Worst fault: Sliding into school at 8:49. Ambition: To see Paris in all its glory. Comment: “To know her is to love her.” Page sixteen Basketball Squad ’29; Monogram Club ’29; Dramatic Club ’29; Alumni Editor High Spots 29; Chairman of English Club ’29; Advertising Manager Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Pasting The Graniteer with advertisements. Ambition: To scandalize the Alumni. Comment: “’Tis a friendly heart that hath plenty of friends.” HARRY GOLDSMITH “Golcly” Science Club ’2(3, ’29; Debating Worst fault: Physics. Ambition: To argue with Th wards. Comment: “Here! Wait! T right. Let me do a little figurin PAULINE JACOBS Averitt Junior Woman’s College ’25-’28; English Club ’29; Secretary-Treasu rer Sci¬ ence Club ’29. Worst fault: Sarcasm. Ambition: Wedding bells. Comment: “A wide-spreading, sunny disposition is my only true umbrella in this vale of tears.” LEXTER HOLYFIELD " Lee " Football Team ’25-’28; Captain ’28; Bas¬ ketball Squad ’26 ’27, ’28; Science Club ' 26; Baseball Squad ’29; Monogram Club ’29. Worst fault: Being too modest. Ambition: We’ve often wondered, have¬ n’t we? Comment: “If silence were golden, I’d be a millionaire.” JULIA JEFFRIES Literary Club ’27; Secretary Commercial Club ’29; English Club ’29; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer. Worst fault: Waiting for her “Prince Charming.” Ambition: To be President Hoover’s stenographer. Comment: “Beautiful behavior is the finest of all arts.” st TSY(•▼■S r»▼ ▼ ▼ • »▼ «Y YVt Y-v Y Tr Y ir Y P •Y Tr»Y »T Y T Y Y Y 7vY»Y - Page seventeen rAN IT RUTH JOHNSON Treasurer Senior Class ’29; Science Club ’29; English Club ’29; Reporter High Spots ’29; Picture Editor Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Clawing the ivory. Ambition: To play Pitjowitzoski’s “Sad Wail in K Minor” without missing a note. Comment: “A still tongue maketh a wise head.” ELBERT HULL Football Squad ’27, ’28, ’29; Baseball Squad ' 27, ’28; Captain Baseball ’28; Bas¬ ketball ’28; ’29. Worst fault: Love of home-life. Ambition: To out-slam “Babe” Ruth. Comment: The only blossom on our pair tree. MARGARET LEWIS High Spots Staff ’25; Dramatic Club ’26; Literary Club ’26. Worst fault: General attitude. Ambition: To be able to think deeply, loudly, and at length. Comment: “I prefer silent ponderance to loquacious folly.” ROBERT JACKSON “Ye” Debating Club ’26; Science Club ’28; President Junior Class ’28; Secretary Senior Class ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: That wild-looking look of his. Ambition: To take a rocking-chair to Spanish class with him. Comment: “All great men are dying, and I’m not feeling well myself.” VIRGINIA MARSHALL “Jin” Literary Club ’26; Science Club ’27; Com¬ mercial Club ’29; English Club ’29; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer. Worst fault: Breaking dates. Ambition: To vamp Washington’s mon¬ ument. Comment: Everyone loves a lover. Page eighteen THELMA MAYBERRY Taylorsville High School ’25, ston-Salem High School ’27. Worst fault: Speeding up the ■ er. Ambition: To have charge of a cial school. Comment: One who never tu back on work, but marched strai ward to success. CLAUDE MONDAY Baseball Team ’25, ’29; Basketball Team ’25, ’29; Football Team ’25, ’29; English Club ’29; Monogram Club ’29; Assistant Business Manager Granitecr ’29. Worst fault: Public speaking. Ambition : To be mayor of Galax. Comment: “Greater ' men than I have lived, but I don’t believe it.” NORA McKNIGHT Science Club ’29; Latin Club ’29; En¬ glish Club ’29; Assistant Circulation Man¬ ager Graniteer, ’29. Worst fault: Being too conscientious. Ambition: To be queen of Mexico. Comment: “Studying is her recreation.” HUGH SAWYER President Science Club ’28, ’29; Circula¬ tion Manager High Spots, ’29. Worst fault: Forever distributing The Greensboro Daily News. Ambition: To build a subway to Pilot Mountain. Comment: “Principle is ever my mot¬ to, not expediency.” KATHERINE MONDAY Commerical Club ’25, ’29; Monogram Club ’29; Basketball Squad ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Excessive use of tongue. Ambition: To get in the spot light. Comment: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Page nineteen B rANITE k %i 5 HALLIE MOORE English Club ’29. Worst Fault: “Gimme!” Ambition: To get everything that’s com¬ ing to her. Comment: “Sagacious, bold, and turbu¬ lent of wit.” WILLIAM SIMPSON Science Club ’25; Reporter High Spots ’25, ’28; Ring Committee ’29; Testator Sen¬ ior Class ’29; English Club ’29; Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Headlines Editor, High Spots ’29; Class Editor Graniteer, ’29. Worst Fault: I can’t tell it. (Imagine my embarrassment!!). Ambition: To sell a boat load of post holes to the Sultan of Turkey. Comment: “Much study is wearisome to the flesh.” HALLIE NELSON Latin Club, ’28, ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Te lling fairy tales. Ambition: To be a Zigfeld chorine. Comment: “ ' Unthinking, idle, pretty, and young, I laugh’d and danc’d and talk’d and sung.” PAUL SURRETT “Red” High Point High School ’26, ’27; Com¬ mercial Club ’29. Worst fault: His monstrous bow ties. Ambition: To sing soprano. Comment: “I’ll make a commotion in every place.” MARY E. PATRIDGE “ Bet ” Basketball Team ’26, ’29; Captain Bas¬ ketball Team ’28, ’29; Latin Club ’28, ’29; Monogram Club ’29; Personals Editor High Spots ’29; Science Club ’ 28, ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Holding that pose. Ambition: To be a physical director. Comment: “On the athletic field she shines For other honors she never pines.” Page twenty m Tax m VA m M ‘C rANITE m i % JM. I § GERTRUDE RAMEY “Trudy " President Reading Club ’26; Literary Club ’26; Commercial Club ’29; English Club ’29; Typist High Spots; Typist Gran¬ iteer. Worst Fault: Making errors in Typing. Ambition: To discover a new hair-wav¬ ing process. Comment: “She is good-natured, good- humored.” } 4 i i n m I: ti£ n M ARLIE STEWART Football Team ’26, ’27, ’28; Basketball Team ’27, ’28, ’29; Baseball Team ’27, ’28, ’29; Monogram Club ’29; Science Club ’29; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Spanish, as usual. Ambition: To be Winston-Salem’s foot¬ ball coach. Comment: “I have never found my ca¬ pacity for work.” IRENE SCOTT R. J. Reynold’s High School, Winston- Salem, ’25, ’26; Faculty Editor Graniteer ’29; Commercial Club ’29; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Taking marriage serious¬ ly. Ambition: “To get her man.” Comment: “When done by her, ’tis well done.” WILLIAM TAYLOR “Bill " Science Club ’26, ’27; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer. Worst Fault: Out-Romeoing Romeo. Ambition: To become an aviator. Comment: “Inches do not make the man.” EVELYN SLAUGHTER “Eb” Literary Club ’26; English Club ’29. Worst fault: Alton de Haven. Ambition: To own the Bottling Works— not home-brew. Comment: “Thy modesty’s a candle to thy merit.” if Page twenty-one RAN I T MARY SPARGER Public Speaking Club ’26. Worst fault: Side-stepping pleasure. Ambition: To get a Ph.D. Comment: All things are possible to dil igence and skill. JACK WARREN Football Squad ’27, ’28; Baseball Squad ’27, ’28; Orchestra ’28; Science Club ’27. Worst fault: Trying out new musical instruments. Ambition Comment with us? To play the piccolo. Well, well, whom have we ANNIE THOMAS Literary Club ’26; Science Club ’28, ’29; Latin Club ’29; English Club ’29; Report¬ er High Spots ’29; Circulation Manager Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Thinking to herself. Ambition: To loaf for two minutes. Comment: “Serene and pure amid the troubled day.” RAYMOND WORRELL “Red” Debating Club ’26; Baseball Squad ’29; Athletic Council ’29; Sports Editor High Spots ’27, ’28, ’29; Business Manager Gran¬ iteer ’29; Dramatic Club ’29. Worst fault: Oh! You guessed it: his ways with the women. Ambition: To beat Grantland Rice at his own game. Comment: “Behold the young man who does not worry about Prohibition. He says he has enough school spirit to last him.” FREDA WEBB Science Club ’29; Commercial Club ’29; Clubs Editor Graniteer ’29. Worst fault: Generosity. Ambition: To open a candy factory. Comment: “We grant that although she had much wit, She was very shy of using it.” SUSIE YOUNG Reading Club ’26; Reporter High ’29; Science Club ’29. Worst fault: Self-depreciation. Ambition: To major in Latin at C. W. Comment: “They’re only truly who are truly good.” 2ZSZZZ2ZZ7 " Page twenty-two 1 M m w ft ft ft I § a ft if § i i 5 ft if; V? ft ft ft ft if ft. i 6 M 1 i « ft ft’ ft ft H s® 1: ft 4 t iv- l ft if i I I I 1 I S jg I ft $ M $3b m JM W ft ’A ' ft ft JA k yAVA A i.VA ' 4 .V A » ' ( »yA- ' i SENIOR CLASS POEM Mv falt’ring tongue can ne’er express The surge of pride and joyfulness That fills my heart, like hope anew Dear School, when I remember you. I’ll long to see again the lands On which my dear old High School stands; And view once more, with longing eves, The halls and classrooms that I prize. I think that I shall never see A place where I had rather be, Than here within your walls so great, From which I’m soon to gr aduate. How often when I’m far away Beneath a gloomy sky of gray, I ' ll think I hear a cheery call. That comes forth from your stately wall! Tho’ I may roam this world so wide, My heart will ever sing with pride; I’ll love you, School, till life shall end. And call vou, always, truest friend. -Homer Beck. ft ft if ft ft ft ft ft A 9 I § ft ft ft © ft ft ft ft 1 § ft m § i ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft w ft ft ft ft ft ft ft A ft ft ft ' ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft: ft ft ft w ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ■if ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft m ft V.V ft ft: Page twenty-three m f I m is ft ft m ¥ I § ft ft ft: ft m ft ft ft ft Vf it ft it ft ft I I ft ft ft it ft it ft it I t it ft M ft ft f ft ft i 8 vi it ft ft ft it ft it ft; it LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT m it ft I i vi it vi it vi IFV. t (C Senior Class of Mount Airy High School, being mindful of and in anticipation of an early, sudden, and violent departure from the midst of out friends and schoolmates, arc desirous of making disposition of some of the treas¬ ures here gained, and being stdl in partial possession of our mental faculties, do hereby make, publish, and declare this our Last Will and Testament, in manner and form as follows: Article I. To assistance, patience, Section I that most noble, august, body, the Faculty, in view of the and kind consideration which they have shown to us, we will and bequeath our appreciation and gratitude which will increase with the years. vast amount of knowledge we Also, to the Freshman Class Saturday school: namely, the Section II Article t. To the Freshman Class we will the have acquired both as a whole and as individuals, we will and bequeath the Senior privileges in the right to attend the school on each one of the thirty-six Saturdays in the school year, and to stay the full time limit of three hours per day. Section III Article I. Every family has a skeleton ip the closet. Our skeleton is the Sophomore Class. They have reached that idiotic stage in school life wherein, bursting with pride, they know, or think that they know, all that is to be known. It seems that neither reason nor intelligence may be crammed through their thick- skulls. To them, therefore, we will many hours of hard work which is to con¬ front them when they awaken from that delusion which once was ours. Also, to them we bequeath the mythical collar buttons and cuff links. Section IV Article t. We take this opportunity to acquaint the Junior Class with the delightful fact that they will, within the next year, come into possession of a great knowledge, a knowledge that many men have gone through life and have never found. That is to say, they will come to know just how much they do not know. By these presents, we will and bequeath unto said Junior Class our dignity, our privileges, and that exalted seat of honor, Room 12 . Also, we burden them with the responsibility of upholding the reputation of M. A. H. S. Article 2 . As further proof of our benevolence, certain individual Seniors hereby bestow upon various individual and unsuspecting Juniors certain prop¬ erties as are herein stated : Bernice Harris wills her modest disposition to Martha Binder. Mary Katherine Booker leaves a boisterous whisper to Rena Pendleton. Arlie Stewart wills to ‘ ' Texas” Satterfield a ‘‘volume control” to he used while conjugating a certain Spanish verb. The High Spots Staff wills Bill Simpson’s position as office boy to Miles Foy. | ft v;f ft ft ft ft m ft ft ft § § ft JM. ft •Se ft ■iff v ft H i 1 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ’ft W ' ft ft ft: ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ; is ft ft ft y.S ft ft ,v, ► ’ft ft is ft is ft ft ft ft ft ft | I Page twenty-four a small window through which James Armfield wills to “Blushing Joe” Tesh lie is to keep his head in the fresh air and so prevent grogginess Paul Surrett wills his soprano voice to Lakey Harkrader. Claude Monday wills the gift of gab to Joe Tesh. Lexter Holvfield wills his agility in Spanish to any Junior that needs it. 1 helma Mayberry wills her modesty to Mildred Wolfe. Robert Jackson wills his unconsciousness to Kenneth Cooke. Homer Beck leaves his poetic ability to Woodrow Thompson. " Potts Partridge leaves to James Bray her place on the girls’ basketball team. Mary Lynn Hennis wills her height to Lois Gwyn. (Lois needs it.) Myrtle Adams wills her shortness of stature to Lillian McCoy. Claude Monday leaves his curly hair to Chester Seewald, in order that Chester may throw away his curling irons. Elmo Beasley leaves his artistic ability to James Combs. Ernest Brown leaves his ability to sing to James Bray. (Practice in the warehouse, James; it will sound more natural.) Julia Jeffries wills her quietness to Frances Stewart. William Simpson leaves to James Combs the ghost of argumentation. may it haunt him! Valeria Jackson, James Creed, and Dorothy Jackson leave to any ten mem¬ bers of the Junior Class their ability as advertising managers. Hugh Sawyer wills his slogan, " Necessity heeds no law,” to Irene Roberts. Dot Jackson wills to Clara Belle Welch the breakfasts which she didn’t have time to eat. (That will average about five per week, Clara.) In testimony whereof, we, the said Senior Class, have hereunto set our hand and affixed our seal on this, the thirty-first day of May, nineteen hundred and twent x-nine. THE SENIOR CLASS. William Simpson, Testator. Witnesses: Buffalo Bill Paul Revere Louis XIV Montgomery Ward Sears Roebuck I % ft ft w ft aw ft -5A p s x ft m ft ft ft: ft ' JM ft ft i y Vi « ft ft M I i ft aw ft ft ft: ft : 1 it ft: ft ft ft ■ w ft ft ft ft ft ft ft: ft ft: ft i p M SBS m ' m Vt Yt Page twenty-five ©gfjess® j? s ft Is J T c ft m ft ft fas sj § w i i- ' f ft § y f ft l ’A ft ft ft ft % % - »Av i m JSA; ft vS ft ft vi w ssx I I; I | § i 8 ft ft ft ft ft A § I vl?: ft ft ft ft ft V V Vf. ft ft A l i » fig ft m -ss$ k AAV a v a y-W a A V , SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY The night on which I left New York to attend the reunion of the Seniors of ’29 at Mount Airy, I ate an unusually large supper and went to bed early. Suddenly, I saw the entire Class of ' 29 on a large yacht that was floating lazily along on the Dead Sea. The captain of this ship, the “Mohisco,” was Elmo Beasley. Mrs. Cornelius Astorbilt, a New York society matron, whom I recognized as Virginia Marshall, seemed to he the owner, and she was ente rtain¬ ing the Seniors. There were Professor and Mrs. Raymond Worrell, sitting on the upper deck. •‘Red " was talking about his work as a teacher of French at Meredith College. His wife, Hallie Nelson, was listening attentively. Then 1 saw ' Mary Elizabeth Partridge and Lexter Holyfield playing quoits. •‘Pots” was talking about the unpleasant publicity which she had received for being the first woman to swim Lovill’s Creek. " Leek joined in with an occas.onal remark about his work as an actor with the Theatre Guild in New York. Mary Katherine Booker and Mary Margaret Hollingsworth were entertaining the others with their antics, and I gathered from their conversation that they are now comediennes on the Keith audevdle Circuit. Frances Booker and Annie Dean, two Chicago debutantes, were discussing their social engagements. I saw Valeria Jackson with her gun. Evidently, she had just returned from a Byrd-hunting expedition. With her was a sober-looking man dressed in a black suit " and wearing a clerical collar. I didn’t recognize him as William Simpson until I heard him talking about his success in converting savage African tribes. There was Robert Jackson, salesman par excellence, with a pile of the um¬ brellas which he sells to the natives of the Sahara Desert. Homer Beck was with him trying to rest from his arduous duties as poet laureate at the court of King Rameses XXIX. Someone was arguing so that I could hardly hear myself think. No wonder I couldn ' t. It was James Armfield and Paul Surrett. Jim turns his talents into money bv working as a lawyer, and Paul by waiting on the table at the Blue Ridge Hotel. Annie Thomas and Sarah Brockington were gossiping as they walked slowly by. Annie planned all the meals in the White House last year. Sarah was knit¬ ting her brows over the many problems she has as president of the Woman’s Suf¬ frage Union of America. I wondered what was coming next. Then I saw a couple at the other end of the deck. The man was dressed in overalls and he had a big straw hat under his arm. The fair lady wore a long black skirt and a stiffly-starched white shirt¬ waist. What a sight! Two of M. A. H. S.’s loyal alumni? Impossible! I saw that the hero was Ishmael Davis, now a farmer, 1 suppose, and the heroine, Bernice Harris, on old-maid school teacher. Susie Young, of whose activities as a scientist I had already heard, was modestly telling Ruth Johnson and Freda Webb how she is able to change an onion into an apple. Myrtle Adams ran by crying because her husband’s drug business at Dobson kept him from coming with her. After Susie and Myrtle had left, Ruth engaged a wedding cake from Freda, who specializes in baking this important food. Ruth is going to marry the Prince of Iceland. ft Vi ft ft ft ft ft 1 ft § ft ft ft ft ■Ibs ft, Vi Vi ft -Vi ft Vi Vi ft: W? 45. Vi Vi ft ft ft ft ft Vi ft: Vi ft Vi ft Vi ft’ Vi ft Vi ft ft ft ft ft Vi ft Vi ft ft: ft ft Vi ft ft ft ft ft Vi § I ft w ' A m w ft m Page twenty-six w ft ft « ft fl ft ft .u. ft ij; ft M ft ft ft ft ft: SI I 1 m ft ft ftf. ft! ft ft ft ft ft i ft ft ft v 5 M: vt ft ft ft ft i i i ft t I heard Ernest Brown telling Margaret Lewis that in order to make a success of her tea room, she would have to keep that “school-girl complexion” by using “Justrite” cosmetics. He is a traveling salesman for that company. Dorothy Jackson, who had just been crowned “Miss America” for 1939, was watching Hallie Moore dance. Hallie teaches school at Low Gap. I was not surprised to see Clunette Creed doing all kinds of elaborate hand¬ springs, cartwheels, and the like. I suppose he has to go through all of this stren¬ uous exercise in order to keep the title of the world’s strongest man. He stopped once in a while to talk to Nora McKnight who was poring over the notes which she had taken preparatory to writing a new Spanish reader for High School stu¬ dents. By listening attentively to what Clunette said, I learned that Jack Warren had been sent as a consul to Patagonia, and that William Taylor was an under¬ taker in the Fiji Islands. About this time I saw Arlie Stewart sitting in a rocking chair in the shade of the poop deck. He was eating some of the popcorn which he hadn’t sold while he was a popcorn vender in Atlantic City. Between mouthfuls, he helped Pauline Barber get the tune of a new song which she is going to teach the school children of Mount Airy. I feel sorry for the unfortunate children who have this teacher. Mary Lynn Hentiis, who has just succeeded Billie Dove in the movie world, passed by with Professor and Mrs. Hugh Alton Sawyer. Hugh is busy most of the time teaching science at Pilot Mountain. Thelma Mayberry, Katherine Monday, and Gertrude Ramey all seemed glad to get away from the : r work for awhile. Thelma is instructor in piano at Pea¬ body Conservatory and Katherine Monday is instructor in athletics at Ithaca, New York. Gertrude has a position teaching Typing at Roanoke Business College. Stand ing butter-and-egg man. Creed, our big football player, now a big was complaining to him about some eggs Elbert Hull, the famous ball player, was near the rail was James M ' ldred George which he had sent to her tea room, helping James defend himself. Several people at one end of the lower deck began laughing very heartily. Harry Goldsmith, who is a clown with the Dingling Brothers Circus, was giving a private performance. Near him was Irene Scott, who owns a large chicken farm out West, talking to Julia Jeffries, who is secretary to Chief Justice Taft of the Supreme Court. Thomas Edwards was also present, was getting information from Evelyn course, America’s greatest opera singer. Kate Edwards was also on board. her profession and that she nursed General Foch just before his death. A new voice called, " Flello! I couldn’t get my hair to wave just rig that detained me a little while.” “Yes, Claude, we understand perfectly,” said Mary Sparger, who is structor in a German university. “You would be late!” Poor Claude, he hard coaching the football b oys at Carolina. lust as a smiling young man approached me. I awoke with a start in time to hear the conductor cry, “Mount Airy, next stop!” —Paul ne Jacobs, Prophetess. He is editor of the New York Sun and Slaughter about her debut. She is, of I learned that she has chosen nursing as ht, and an in¬ works ft ft ft 1 ► m r ??f. 4 ft A ft ft ft ft Sis ft: ft ft .ft ft ft ft: m m a H y,c « M;. w vs m ft ft ! H m lg m 1 VS $ vs m VS w Vs m M. M. ft w 1 4 V VS yjv m ft ft v, ft ft ft ft ft ft ft .ft:: A .... kviyj .viyASAy. Page twenty-seven a i ft ft 7 v w w ft ft tJS- ’At ft ft m ft ft ft ft m 4 K ft ft ft. it ft vi 7 i 1 Kgj 1 ft a 4V I ¥ ft I i Vi | ¥ V? ’ V Vi ft ft ft ft ft | ft ft ¥ i SENIOR CLASS HISTORY This is one chapter in the story of a voyage down the Stream of Wisdom— a voyage not yet completed, it is true. Sufficient progress has been made, how¬ ever, for us to chart our course. This brief survey which follows may provide us and others with safeguards for the future. It is recorded that four years ago, out of the various little streams of Gram¬ mar School days, some two hundred of us landed our frail and tossing barks at the port of Mount Airy High School. Now we began a new life. Each mariner cast aside his old bark and chose for himself a new one. He picked the one which he considered most worthy, and set to work to map out his course. Some of the sailors became disappointed in their choice of ship ; others de¬ veloped a peculiar malady and finally fell overboard into the Sea of Failure. The greater majority firmly gripped the oars of Hard Work and Determination, and vigorously rowed toward the goal of Success with Pilot Powell and Rules and Regulations as their guides. The fellow voyagers gathered in the hold and edited a paper called The High Spots which enjoyed a very successful year. We are proud to leave behind us what we hope is a lasting monument. The year passed without disaster, except that many of our fellow mariners were put in the brig because they were unable to obey the strict orders sent out by Admiral Sparger and Commodore Hurst. It was during the second year that the sailors established the Literary, Dra¬ matic, Commercial, Public Speaking, and Science Clubs. These clubs proved to be beneficial as well as entertaining. About the middle of this same year, the seamen came upon the shipwrecked ‘ ' Latin” and transferred the unfortunate sur¬ vivors to the good ship “Science.” This year passed very quickly because we were getting to be veteran sailors on the Sea of Education. Books held a new meaning, experiences were cherished, and new beauties admired. In the latter part of the third year of our voyage, we drew into port long enough to give a banquet in honor of our upper classmen, and we were given the satisfaction of knowing that our efforts were not in vain. This part of the journey brought a newly-acquired dignity, a real purpose, and some satisfaction. By the end of the year, we regarded ourselves as true mariners. Then came the fourth and last year of this propitious voyage of which we give account. The seamen considered their voyage to be such a success that they edited an annual in which they recorded the most important features of the jour¬ ney. We sincerely hope that each succeeding Senior Class will put out a Granitecr and thus carry on the wor k which we have started. We found the course mapped out by Pilots Fisher and Prather, and Captain Brown to be smoother and more beautiful than ever. The weather was very clear and the current steady and strong. On the important day of June the first, we gathered “all hands together” and received our diplomas. Now we have finished our high school life, our vision is broadened, our purpose strengthened, our hands made stronger for the tasks. We are ready to embark upon the voyage of Life. Certainly our experience has been worth while. —Dorothy Jackson, Historian. ft ft M Vi ft ft ft M V, ' ft ft 7 »t vi ft ft ft ft ft Vi ft ft; ft ft ft Vi ft ft: y.i ft m Vi ft ft ft ft « ► M v!y ft At M 1 i ft ft ft ft ft ft ft: ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Vi m i Page twerity-eight I 1 I p I § 4 | I p 3a p 3a V.V ¥ i ¥ ■i I | p: 4 H la p 4 P ia vs la p 4 p A P $E p. A c p la: fa p ' 4 A p 1 ? p 15 p 15 V? A ' p 15 : p r 15 ' -A ' P m fa 35 : fa 15 w M V f 1 i 1 ¥ ¥ ¥ P 4 ' p 4 m v»v SENIOR HALL OF FAME I rettiest Girl ....Annie Dean Best-Looking Bov........(lunette Creed Most Popular Girl__ _ ___...Dorothy Jackson Most Popular Boy . . .. .James Armfield Best All-Round Girl . .. aleria Jackson Best All-Round Boy. . .....Raymond Worrell Biggest Flirt.........Hallie Nelson Biggest Eater..... James Creed Biggest Talker----- ----Myrtle Adams Biggest Bluffer.....Claude Monday Most Athletic Girl....... Mary E. Partridge Most Athletic Boy..........Lexter Holyfield Most Attractive Girl--- --Nora McKnight Most Attractive Bov... Robert Jackson Most Musical.....Jack Warren Laziest .. . ..Arlie Stewart Most Modest... . . .Julia Jeffries Most Original..............Pauline Jacobs Most Conscientious.....Bernice Harris Most School-Spirited...W ili am Simpson Most Brilliant Girl..... ...Irene Scott Most Brilliant Boy. . ..Homer Beck- Most Sentimental......Virginia Marshall Most Energetic.... .Frances Booker Biggest Giggler .....Mary M. Hollingsworth Toiliest ........Katherine Monday Cutest...........Mary Lynn Hennis Typical Senior..........Sarah Brockington Most Studious Girl.......Susie Young Most Studious Bov.....Thomas Edwards § ¥ • »v m ip P m m P p SS m 4 n A H 4 p 15 p n 4 I i 1 . 4 P m l fSr 4 P Vi 4 P I i A - 1 •A P 4 P 4 p P 4 P 4 P 4 P 35 p 4 P 4 P P 4 § i P 4 P 35 4 P 4 Page twenty-nine 1 I ft Ma c 4 § i i I | }:► ft if ft a m ft w f r £ w- rft % s i n ft «8g ft if ft ft ft t S t I i ft 4 ' i i ft ft ft ft A« f | 1 ft ft ft it V.V I s ft ft ft ft i 1 1 ft ft ft ft ft 4 i § V v J.V AV iVA-J SENIOR CLASS SONG Our memories take us to The wonderful days we knew, When we were Freshmen at Mount Airy I ligh. We’ve toiled and, to our surprise, We’re leaving with tear-dimmed eyes, Because our High School days are ended now. Chorus With the parting of the ways, We leave all our happy days And pleasant memories. Now we’ve reached our Senior year We recall the hours so dear We’ve spent in Mount Airy High. Your influence is still with us; Your teachings linger yet, You taught us how to battle life. Now teach us to excel. You’ve helped us in a million ways, In those happy by-gone days, And left us pleasant thoughts. -Man- Katherine Booker. fi S} ft if ft ft! ft ' if ft ' § I | ft at ft- Vi if n if fj if i i ' W ft if ft f ' if m M ft ' ft if s if ft ' m .■m v; Vi m as at w at | I i ft fV m 1 § if ft if if ft if ft if if ft t m 3® Page thirty Page thirty-two m 0 mi i : S ' ? ■ 0J 0 jx « 0 M n u f a I s i § § § w I $ f I{ w § n •M. V|T ' S’? At a ft ft •A S ' ? I § -A V? w W V? a ft | I m i? ft ft . . J!? .‘ 5 - JUNIOR CLASS Colors Purple ami Gold. Flower-Violet. Motto—“Semper Fidelis.” OFFICERS Miles F " ■ . ... President Gae McCraw --- - . . .Vice-President James Combs -- .. ... .. ... ... Secretary Marian Wagner ___ __ Treasurer Miss Ernst ADVISERS Miss Williams CLASS ROLL Mr. Finch Mary Armfield Clyde Banner Martha Binder Harry Binder Mary Bowman James Bray Lonnie Brown Flora Brown De Witt Coble James Combs Marian Cooke Claude Davis Blanche Edwards Louise Edwards Miles Foy Ossie Goad Alfred Goldsmith Dorabelle Graves B. Y. Graves Margaret Gwyn Lois Gwyn Lakey Harkrader Virginia Harris Frances Herring Jack Hodge Marguerite Jones Nell Key Pauline Key Pearl Klutz Robert Lovill Mary Lowe Lessie Lowry Ruth Massey Lillian McCoy Gae McCraw Wade McKinney Rena Pendleton Frances Poole Charles Redman Irene Roberts Mary Nell Short Lucille Simmons Irene Snow Frances Stewart J oe Tesh Mary Thomas Grace Tilley Marion Wagner Locke Webb Clara B. Welch Mildred Wolfe Ruth Wolfe a m Page thirty-three m s t I ' i ' W. ' I- i w K® A VA WAV»WAV»WAy. A TRIBUTE TO THE SENIORS m w 3»x I i W Vi « Vi « Vi ; t ’41 v? Vi Vi it Vi Vi ifg m Vi is vS Vi it a M w it m. is w it W if. ft vt it it it it ft H :►: M $ 1 I 1 B 8 1 M w ' ll v? i it ft It is very seldom that Juniors have an opportunity to give their honest opinions of Seniors. Usually, Juniors and Seniors are bitter rivals, but with us it is dif¬ ferent. We Juniors have a friendly feeling toward the Seniors and are very glad of having this opportunity to express our feelings. Let us commend the Seniors, first of all. for establishing 7 he Graniteer. e shall always lie proud to say that it was instituted by the Senior Class of 1929 . The originality of the annual is outstanding, and very typical of our Seniors. Then we want to congratulate you upon your size; you are the largest class that has ever been graduated from Mount Airy High School. Never before has such an original, intelligent, dignified, and able body left our school. We are expecting you to establish an enviable record in your future college and business life, just as vou have made an excellent record here in Mount Airy High. We sincerelv hope that we can follow in your footsteps, and do as well as you have done. Again, to the editor-in-chief, the business manager, the assignment editor, to the headlines editor, and reporters of The High Spots, all of whom are Seniors, let us give praise. You have paved the way to the success of the school paper. May we continue to make 7 he Mount Airy High Spots a worthwhile paper. We shall not embarrass certain individuals of the Senior Class, whose chief trait is modestv, by listing their outstanding virtues, but will group these people and praise them collectively. The Juniors, give honorable mention to Sarah Brockington, Dorothy Jackson, Mary Katherine Booker, Frances Booker, William Simpson, Thomas Edwards, Valeria Jackson, and Raymond Worrell for their sup¬ port of and work on outside activities. To the Commercial Seniors, special praise is due. They have made possible the publication of The High Spots and The Graniteer by willingly typing material after school, as well as m school. e do not mean to slight anv Senior, but do want to give credit where credit is due. Seniors, you are the best of sportsmen. Sportsmanship is one of your many good characteristics. We are thinking not of the games you won or lost, but of the way in which you played the game. You should be proud of Lexter Holyfield, captain of the football team, who led our men in the state championship. Our team, under his leadership, was among the last to be eliminated in the state race. Also, we glory in being able to claim that two Seniors of Mount Airy High School were chosen for the All-State football team. Football men, continue this record! We are behind you! Not only to the football team goes praise, but to the basket¬ ball and baseball teams also. In this limited space, we can say little more, but we want to tell you that you are the finest Senior Class we know. We wish you all the success in the world, and are cheering for you in anything you attempt. Let us assure you that we will continue The Graniteer, which you started, and back the paper which you helped to publish. Seniors, we salute you and wish each one of you health, wealth, and happiness. —Mildred Wolfe , ’ 30 . m I 8 I m Ssx •V.V I m Vi m ft m M 11 ,w H m Vi Vi Vi ; Vi Vi I I Vi Vi ■Vi Vi Vi I I m 1 I Vi Vi Vi Vi m u m w Page thirty-four rANITE Page thirty-six m m 1 f I f | I ft a i ft 5 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft sg ft ft ft 5a ft: ft ft: ft i 5a ft ft IS 1 i 1 ft A V m % i w Vi» M jJS. I Vi ft Vi ft 1 m ft ft ft ft ft ft VjJ- a® It ft 5a ft 5a ft A’ ft •A 1 fc V V, A v 4 .V A V. k V A ' iA. AV SOPHOMORE CLASS Colors—Rose and silver. Motto—“To Flovver- strive, to seek, to find—and not to yield.” OFFICERS -Wild rose. Ruth Bowman . President McRae Byrd ..... Vice-President Mable Satterfield. Secretary Eva Joy Worrell. Treasurer Miss Wolfe ADVISERS CLASS ROLL Mrs. Foy Claude Ayers Harvey Gwyn Laura Mae Gould Lester Badgett Myrtle Harrison Wyatt Partridge James Banner Cecil Heckard John Peele Ruth Blizzard Rebecca Hines Robert Perkins Ruth Bowman Vernod Inman Edgar Riddle Rachel Bray Wallace Inman W oodrow Roberts Marion Burke Sherwood Jacobs Alex Satterfield McRae Byrd Dorothy Jones Nannie H. Satterfield Emma Lee Carpenter William Jordan Mabel Satterfield Mary Zilla Carter John Kingsbury Charlie Schumaker Eva Caudle Eva Kirkman 1 lattie Schumaker Iris Clifton Elsie Lamb Chester Seewald Margaret Coble Charles Lowry Pauline Shinault Kenneth Cooke Catherine Marshall Edith Smith Lessie Cooke Julia Martin Ora Smith Mary Y. Davis Frances Matthews Reid Stewart Bruce Davis James Mayberry Edna Sumner Kathleen Dobson Jessie McKellar Irene Tesh Margaret Edwards Mary M. Midkifif Ralph Tilley Frances Folger Hazel Miller Woodrow Thompson Julia Belle Foy Paul Moorefieid (iarland Warren Thelma Gardner Gertie Morrison Allie Willard Edwin Goldsmith Kate Nichols Eva Joy Worrell t § ft ft 5a ft A ft ’4 ' ft ft 5a ft mi ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft 5a ft 5a 7?. ' 4 V -ffl® 1 I ft ft ft ft ft A ft A ft 5a M 5a ft ft 5a ft ft Vtr ft ft 5a ft ft ft •A ft ft ft ft. ft 5a f § ft ft ft 1 I ft I ¥ I i i i Pa re thirty-seven he w VA 1 lf{ H is H i 1 ? ' M 8 -A 1 § « H 1 ft ft I® H -y«T ft ft w ft m ft $ i i m ft f. Vi w M ft ft vjv 1 ft r $5 W ft 4V- ft ft ft ft m w w $ w A | S m ‘M ft ft ft « 4± w ft ft ft Vi Vi m m r££ir %«a EXPECTATIONS! What does a Soph have to look forward to? First, just being a Junior the third milestone on the quest for a diploma; second, numerous privileges and experiences which tower above the Sophomore limit. We are very eager to reach the summit of Mount Math and view the rocky cliff of Solid Geometry. We are anxious to wend our way through the dark caves thereof, and prove our valor against the unseemly and misshapen beasts—trun¬ cated prisms, pyramids, and cubes. Most of us will study French for the first time, and can “comment allez-vous” and “an revoir” the Sophs and Freshmen as the Juniors do now. My! How educated some of us will feel when we can say, “We are reading Cicero that is, if we are able to become well enough acquainted with our friend Caesar to desire further Roman friendship. At any rate, the ghost of Caesar shall haunt us no more. ()ur minds being prepared, we shall enjoy " deep stuff ’ in English, for Master Shakespeare has hidden his treasures between the walls of b ooks and bids us find and enjoy them to our utmost pleasure. Having made our way through the dense forests of European History, and conquered those uncouth Visigoths and Huns, we expect to journey through more explored territories and among friendlier tribes next year. Who could help but look forward to the pleasant times ahead in our various clubs so lately organized? Our hope is to help them grow and thrive until they exceed our fondest desires. Many are our visions of conquering the athletic world in the fierce tourna¬ ments we foresee in the crystal. Then, the Junior-Senior Banquet—the one big event that we have been antici¬ pating since we were Freshmen—will come in the early spring. We shall give those Seniors a banquet that will live in their memories. Fall will come again, and we shall be Seniors, “Sanctified Seniors,” and such a short time ago, “rats”! Besides being d ignified, we shall uphold the standards of our school, and set the very best example of school spirit for the other classes. ()f course, we are looking forward to our Senior privileges. For two long years we have had to look up to Seniors and show them the proper deference. What a pleasure it will be to have other classes looking up to us! Let us hope that we’ll know how to receive all this homage. During our reign as Seniors, we shall work on the third volume of our Graniteer. We shall do our best to add a worthy volume to the work started by the Seniors of ’ 29 . How pleased our class should be to leave a memorial behind! Perhaps we shall be instrumental in getting a gymnasium for the school. Then other classes, at present struggling along in grammar school, will revere our memory and name us with pride. Who knows? The spring of ’31 will find us very busy preparing for our graduation—the one thing we hold as our goal. For the present we shall work, with our dream clouds, hand-embroidered, floating above us; for even though our graduation is a goal, vet it is the Waterloo of many happy hours. May it always he said: “A Soph his living strength first shows When obstacles his path oppose.” —Ruth Bowman ’31 If ft I m ' § i m m 1 sA m I it 8 8 H -VA ft ?A m it m ft m ft 1 ,w m m A ft i ! 1 •VA 77 I Page thirty-eight Page forty i i ft M u w ft ft ft arae ft ? w 4 !i- ft ft ft. ft ft; it ft m I f § 1 ft it ft ft ft Ml ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft 1 ft m i: ft § V ' c v,v it W; uv ft ft ft ft ft ft ft » ft iV 1 ft «v ft ft M ft r wlrw m i FRESHMAN CLASS Colors—Yellow and White. Flower—Daisy. Motto—“Though the Road he Rugged, We Climb.” OFFICERS Thomas Fawcett ■ -. President Lewis Webb . .- Vice-President J° hn Walker - . Secretary Blanche Gwyn ... . Treasurer ADVISERS it ft it ft ft it ft it ft ft ft ■ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft v, ft ft ft ft ft ft it ft it- ft ft Air. Johnson Miss Wenhold M Rosie Amburn Gladys Brown Elmer George Lillie Ayers Grover Brown Ruth (Hass Mary Watkins Baird Alma Brown Elsie Goad Clarence Badgett James Burke Wilma Goard David Banner Alma Burris Helen Goldsmith Lucille Banner Georgia Childress Florida Graves Robert Beaslev Julian Childress Thomas Gunnell Clyde Beasley Maud Cox Mabel Gwyn Ben Beach Hazel Cox Blanche Gwyn Katherine Beck Marie Cox Porter Hampton Dorothy Belton Guy Damico Melba Hegler Annie Belton Lovill Dean Frank Hennis Robert Best J oe Dobson Ralph Herman Nina Binder Ruby Edwards Russell Hines Mary Birkner John Edwards Harold Housel Cecil Bowman Alma Edwards Cletus Hauser I )pal Bowman Thomas Fawcett Howard Houser Margaret Booker Myrtle Forrest Lela Holyfield Philip Booker William Forrest Lena Holyfield James Boyd Frank Foy Myrtle Hudson Ida Brannock Max Fuller Melba Hylton Mary Brockington Thomas Fulp 1 ’owell ft ft ft: ft ft ft ft m: fv m JJX Vi ♦ . Vt jji vlv M m ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft § ft ft § 1 s m § Page forty-one 1 1 E n E W ' ?jj M m 1 E E E ilXWi 1 rVfV 1 m l m E ' • E E iE E E E E E E E E E A E- E •i{ I i vc $i m ,E 1 § m »Yc 1 E m 1 jf{ E E m E E: E W E E 1 E E E E : )Yc 1 m E E E E I ■EVj w .a!® A Senior’s Opinion of Freshmen Freshmen, Freshmen, everywhere. Bustling here, bustling there ; Dashing by, quick and rough. Full of fun, grit, and bluff. Full of pep, full of hope; No time to tarry, or to mope; Loving sports and education, Longing eyes on graduation! I must stop and get my breath! Even writing about these impetuous Fresh¬ men takes my breath away. Then too, my Muse is deserting me, my inspiration is faltering, and I must resort to prose as a means of expressing my opinion of the Freshmen Class. I have known people who looked with condescending eyes upon Freshmen and considered them necessary evils who do nothing but make silly mistakes and take up valuable room. I think otherwise. Sometimes, unfortunately, Fresh¬ men have the idea that Seniors, most of the time, hold themselves aloof from Freshmen. Such has not been the intention of the Senior Class. We have been interested in your activities, and have noted with approval your splendid attitude toward your work. I remember, when I was a Freshman, that, along with many others, I felt the need of more consideration, respect, and companionship from the Seniors. If our class has failed you in these respects, please accept our apology. Do you want to know my opinion of you? I think that you are one of the finest, most sincere, most cheerful, and most energetic classes that I have ever seen. No joking; you are. I admire your wisdom in realizing the seriousness of your tasks, and the fine spirit that helps you in the completion of them. It makes me happy to know that four years from now, one of the largest, and most mature classes ever to be graduated, will go out from this school, provided the members of the class continue to do as well as they have done in the past. No class realizes any more than we do, how enthusiastic, how earnest, and sincere you are in your work. There are many days when we are worn-out, tired, and discouraged, but when we see how fresh and business-like you are, why, we naturally feel refreshed. It has been a pleasure to the class of ’29 to be in school with such an excellent class as that of ’32. We have learned much from you that is helpful, and I take this means of showing you how deeply appreciative we all are of your splendid qualities. —Homer Beck ’29 8 1 § E E E E § 1 E E ft E E E E E E ,E E: 1E1 E n E E ft E E E • yJv 31 E E E m ' M $ m ■tx m id m w m SXc m ft m ◄ E E E E E E E s I E I E E E E E ■m ft Page forty-two m ATHLETIC COUNCIL OFFICERS -President Secretary Treasurer Irene Roberts J. S. Brown .. CLASS REPRESENTATIVES Raymond Worrell Irene Roberts . Alex Satterfield ..... ()pie Shelton . . Senior . 1 unior Sophomore ..Freshman FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES J. S. Brown Coach G. D. Underwood H. M. Finch Page forty-four SQUAD FOOTBALL ..Captain Manager . Coach Lexter Holyfield . Yancy Graves .. George D. Underwood .. Left End _ Left Tackle _ Left Guard ... Center . Right Guard ....Right Tackle _ Right End . Quarterback ..Left Halfback Right Halfback . .Fullback L. Holyfield .... E. Hull .... J. Tesh __ W. Laughridge J. Kingsbury .. J. Creed .. J. Arm field _ D. Coble . C. Monday — C. Creed .. A. Stewart. Page forty-five Probably the greatest step forward that Mount Airy High made in athletics this year came through the efforts of the Bears who won so much praise on the gridiron field. The season was a success in many respects. C)ur Blue and White scrappers were pitted against the best teams that the state had to offer. When the season closed, our boys had piled up 202 points against their opponents’ 17. Our team was fortunate in having two men selected for the All-State team which played Oak Ridge Institute here on January 1. FOOTBALL RECORD Mount Airv. .. 0 ()ak Ridge Institute. . 4 Mount Airy_ 28 Thomasville. . . O Mount Airy_ 33 I.eaksville . . O Mount Airv. ... O Lexington ... . O Mount Airy. . 49 Harmony . . O Mount Airv. . 25 Burlington . . O Mount Airy_ 6 Winston-Salem. . I } Mount Airv. . 6l North Wilkesboro . . O Page forty-six BASKETBALL SQUAD BOYS Clunette Creed . James Robertson . George D. Underwood Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Mount Reidsville . Reidsvi ' lle __ Winston-Salem _ U. N. C. Intramural Rooneville __ High Point Elkin ..... Flat Rock .. Copeland __ Bonneville ... Pulaski _ _ Page forty-seven rANIT BASKETBALL SQUAD GIRLS ..Captain Manager . Coach E. Partridge Roberts . Scores of the Season Mount Airy. . 17 Mount Airy. . 13 Mount Airy.. 6 Booneville . — — - 4 Mount Airy. . 11 Booneville .•-. . 16 Mount Airy. . 21 Stuart . . IO Mount Airy.. . 19 Faculty . . 8 Mount Airy. . 11 Pulaski... . 53 Page forty-eight rANITE m jM- n 4 V? $ I De Witt Coble .. James Robertson . George D. Underwooc ..Captain Manager . Coach March April April ; April April ( April £ April ( April April i April April ] April . April . April i .Harmony .Greensboro .Booneville ..Lexington Winston-Salem .Mocksville .Booneville .High Point .Lexington _..Reidsville .Reidsville ..Winston-Salem .Mocksville .Greensboro Page forty-nine ¥ § m 9 i t f ft AJ ft AJ ft? ft ft % i 1 A ? 1 k w H k g 6 M w I i i ft 7m 9 ft: L ft ' A 1 1 Vi if ft ft ft ft ft if i 1 if ft if I ¥ I v V SPORTS AND SCRAPS By Creed and Worrell COACH UNDERWOOD Our coach, George D. Underwood, is expected to do wonders with his foot¬ ball aggregation next fall. He put a team on the field last fall that startled the backers of our High School and, if showing in spring practice means anything, he’ll have a more formidable team next season than he did the past season. He already has five tough games on schedule for next fall. Did you know that J tackle in football circles make it. JIM CREED 1 m Creed was unanimously picked all-state high school last fall? This was Jim’s third consecutive year to A TALE Do you know where “Arch ’ Dobson got his mustache? 1 hey say he attended a basketball game at Globe “Y ' last winter, swallowed one of the mules, and left its tail sticking out. “Coon” Creed and “Red Worrell have the contract to do all the shearing necessary. OUR DREAM REALIZED We’ll have to abandon our playing in ’ole Globe " from now on, ac¬ cording to the latest reports. Old Dame Rumor has it that Mounty Airy High will have a first-class gymnasium by the opening of the cage season next winter. A HINT TO THE WISE It is possible that several of these next season, now that the old ball pai opponents should highly appreciate it. would-be sheiks will k has a soft grassy report carpet for football on it. Our COACH CARROLL Hats off to Miss Cornelia Carroll! She is the lady who took over the coach¬ ing reins of the girls’ cage team and piloted it to a successful season—in fact, the most successful one of any girl team’s career in M. A. H. S. CHECKING UP It is said that “Shep” Monday and Jim Armfield will attend Emory and Henry next year. These boys are considering changing the name of this institu¬ tion to Monday and Armfield. “Gus” Stewart will join the millionaires down at Duke. " Leek” Holyfield will go to Roanoke College. “Leek should show ’em how to play football up there. The Creed brothers, namely, " Coon and Jim, will enter Carolina next fall. Like the Gold Dust twins, they should clean up down there. ¥ I ft At ft AS ft ft ft ft vi At ft AJ ft At I i M a ?: m Vt ft Vi At m m ¥ ' Vi as ft I 8 I ¥ ft ft ft AS ft ft ft AJ ft At ft ft ft ft ft AJ AJ m ft ft ft ft AJ ft ft ft k AJ ft At Vi At ft -JSKt . Wj iff Page fifty ;■ J! ' u. w gig f? J Ig ft i!i Vi K " i l w I: § l A a A 5s3 v ■■-:•» 7 - - - ,-v •-• • • . •• • . j SwigK aoA £ ' ■ ■ •;■ ' : " -1 v ;• •}« ] K| aafekt t ' - .. ,. »r " wW ga- ' 2rV Jl ijT f n i toi in a, ' ” J ' iP » _ 1 - 0 1?If Page fifty-two LITERARY BRANCH Although the English Club was not organized until late in the year, it has made a great deal of progress. This club is divided into two branches, Dramatic and Literary. The Club has one president, secretary, and treasurer. Each branch has a chairman and vice-chairman. The president is elected from the Junior Class, the secretary from the Sophomore Class, and the treasurer from the Fresh¬ man Class; chairmen are elected from the Senior Class, and vice-chairmen from the Junior Class. OFFICERS . President . ..Chairman Literary Branch .Vice-Chairman Literary Branch . Chairman Dramatic Branch Vice-Chairman Dramatic Branch . Secretary . .Treasurer . Sponsor Literary Branch . Sponsor Literary Branch . Sponsor Dramatic Branch . Sponsor Dramatic Branch James Combs _ Valeria Jackson .. Dorabelle Graves Dorothy Jackson Ruth Wolfe. Ruth Bowman .... Blanche Gwyn. Mrs. Foy . Miss Fisher . Miss Wenhold .... Mrs. Underwood Page fifty-three LATIN CLUB Paul i ne Barber Martha Binder Treasurer James Combs Secretary Sponsor fivmore l ' ltt c, fifty-four rANITE EDITORIAL STAFF .. Editor-in-Chief _ Assistant-Editor-in-Chief .... Assignment Editor Special Assignment Editor . Associate Editor .. Associate Editor . Sports Editor Assistant Sports Editor Sarah Brocking ' ton William Simpson .. James Combs . Mary K. Booker ... Martha Binder . Mildred Wolfe .... Raymond Worrell Lakey Harkrader . BUSINESS STAFF ... Business Manager Advertising Manager A dvertising Ma nager Circulation Manager Miles Foy . Dorothy Jackson James Creed Hugh Sawyer TYPISTS Second Year Commercial Class DEPARTMENTAL STAFF Personals .. Alumni Headlines Mary E. Partridge - Valeria Jackson . William Simpson Clara B. Welch Mary M. Hollingsworth Opie Shelton . . Exchange Humorist .Humorist REPORTERS’ CLUB man Marion Wagner ; Jones Harry Binder olger Pauline Barber FACULTY ADVISER Miss Elizabeth Fisher Ruth Johnson Annie Thomas Susie Young Florida Graves Thomas Fawcett Julia B. Foy Page fifty-five rANITE mzmmm 1 I Page fifty-six Virginia Harris . ...—. . President Clunette Creed .-. . Vice-President Julia Jeffries . Secretary Bernice Harris . Reporter Miss Prather . Sponsor Miss Ernst . -.. .. Sponsor CLUB MONOGRAM President James Creed Vice-President DeW ' itt Coble F. Folger V. Jackson P. Klutz K. Monday M. E. Partridge I. Roberts O. Smith I. Tesh J. Kingsbury W. Laughridge C. Monday R. Perkins A. Stewart J. Tesh J. Warren A. Belton M. Binder J. Armfield L. Brown C. Creed J. Creed D. Coble I. Davis A. Dobson L. Harkrader L. Holyfield Page fifty-seven I ' age fifty-eight aVJLVA»JaS»A LyA JiS’A j ft m ;W? 7 ,v : 1 § yj W ' A ' ft ?A ft A $ $ i n V; w: ?‘?;- : ■M vjr m | ft: M I i 8 i m 1 ft ft ft - v?: f 1 2 I 1 § ' A V? ■is ft: :s ftr, ft is n iS ft M; W M ft § $$ A I 1 ft 1 ft $ SCIENCE CLUB Hugh Sawyer . President Thomas Edwards __ . Vice-President Pauline Jacobs . Secretary and Treasurer Mr. Johnson . . Sponsor Mr. Cubbage . . Sponsor The Science Clul ) is the oldest club in Mount Airy High School. To this Club is due credit for having established oui ■ museum. The purpose of the Club is, first, to stimulate interest in the study of the different sciences; second, to promote general scientific knowledge; and third, to encourage the study of nature and out-of-door life. Regular meetings are held twice a month, and the members hold socials and go on outings. It is not the intention of the Stall to give undue prominence to this Club, but it is the oldest in the school, and it also ) has the largest membership. These facts explain the Staff’s seeming partiality in publishing a list of the members’ names. Members of the Science Club James Banner Russell Hines Laurence Sawver David Banner 1 Naoma Hollowa H ugh Sawyer Pauline Barber Melba Hylton Alice Schaub Annie Belton Ralph Herman Chester Seewald Mary K. Booker Pauline Jacobs Julia Shelton Frances Booker Ruth Johnson Pauline Shinault Philip Booker Corinne Jones Edith Smith Ruth Bowman Annie Jones Ruth Sparger Opal Bowman Eva Kirkman Hilda Spain Martha Binder Louise Kirkman Arlie Stewart Gladys Brown Wade Laughridge Reid Stewart Marion Burk Rondle Laughridge Vergie Summer fames Creed James Leake Edna Summer Mary Z. Carter Stuart Leake Jane Tayman Margaret Coble Charles Lowry Ralph Tilley Lessie Cooke Ruth McCoy Alma Utt Ruby Edwards Julia Martin Frances Wall Blanche Edwards Vera Martin Ruth Wolfe Thomas Edwards Lillian Monday Mildred Wolfe James Edwards Ruth Moore Freda Webb Julia B. Foy (lertie Morrison Eva Joy Worrell Max Fuller Alma Morrison Susie Young Thelma Gardner Frances Owen Nina Binder Harry Goldsmith Frances Poole Dorabelle Graves Howard Hauser Nannie H. Satterfield Sarah Brockington Frank Hennis ii Vi ?A ' V.V At ft M ft M w M ft J X ft li is ft ; m ft iS PI is ft is ft is I is 1 | ft is ft, is ’,T ft is is: ft : is ft is ft is ft is ft: is ft: is ft 1 I ft ft is iS ft: is ft g £ ft is ft is ft is ft is ft is ft is ft ii ft is ft is ft is ft is Page fifty-nine vm m ft £ $ ' SB M Vk s ft JW. SNAP SHOTS 1 r T i v HF;vx rrvy vt, v rrV ▼ Fpv : s jps i flpK BaMf,’ • • KgsPii A ■ $C£ Page sixty A«iA AV .V A V. w ilk I , € I Jmm x 4 % eggSM V. _ 111 v . ssigSfe, lilfl $£ jfixr ' H|§k ifega dT§0 ■ § If M I m. ill B I MBraSaHSasiaBaagy v; v . ' HilgMP ft 7 H | a 55 ii |5 $ st _ig A VaV .W A W, k VaV, A Va a A.Va-’ j A v, L A- ' . Pafire sixty-one w i i I I i | I ft II ft 34 W fl 4 : % W 34 34 « ‘34 m Vjf 34 il 34 i-? 1 i JOKES Dorothy Jackson (at theatre) : Oh, James, it says " Entire Balcony 35c.’ Let’s get that so we can be by ourselves. Robert Jackson (in Spanish class): That word means annulled doesn’t it: Miss Wolfe: Yes, Robert. You were guessing, weren ' t your Robert: No’m, I just thought it looked hke that. Wanted: A bottle of glue to mend aleria Jackson’s heart! THE ENTIRE ORCHESTRA That Greensboro Girl: Claude, do you play ? Claude Monday: Sure. T. G. G.: Will you play for me? Claude: Sure, where is the victrola i ft I I I ft ft ft m m m i 1 t i § t v»v ft A HINT TO THE SENIORS Now big Seniors Don’t lie so bold; You are only Freshies Four years old. Mary Thomas (looking for the life of Queen Anne) : How old was Queen Anne ? Sarah Brockington : I don’t know—why ? Mary: Miss Fisher told us to look up her age for tomorrow. Mr. Johnson (in Chemistry class) : Where do we find most of the diamonds ? Claude Davis: In the jewelry stores. Statistics show that there are three women for every man—probably one to marrv him, one to understand him, and one to ruin him. Page sixty-two m I Si¬ ft ft I i i ft: m Vi Vi ft Vi ft Vi Vi Vi ft ft ft ft Vi Vi Vi ii Vi ft Vi A Vi ft VJV f I ft 1 I H I ft •A ' W Miss Haymore: Mary K. Booker 1 ranslate, ‘‘Caesaris boni legis.’ Caesar had bony legs. CUT THE WORK IN TWO I want to buy some books. Robert Jackson (in book store): C lerk : W hich ones ? Robert. Well, you know those you advertise a student’s work in half? Clerk: Yes. Robert: I’ll take two. in the window for cutting were 1 he lights were low; the fire was falling into glowing embers. They seated on a long sofa before the fire. It was so romantic and cosy there., just they two. He gazed with a gently questioning look at her. She looked at bun and sighed. Each was wondering..which was going after more wood. —Purple Parrot PROBABLY HUGH KNOW S Mr. Brown in Physics: Hugh, what is the most important rule in Physics: Hugh Sawyer: Shake well before using. f ft ' A ft ft ft ft ft i ft m § I 1 ft ft m § 1 ft: ft ft ft ft ft m ft Vi At ,Y, 1 Vi ft ft ft ft I I ft ft ft ft ft ft Vi Vi I ft ft ft m ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft. ft ft ft Vi ’A ft § Johnson: What was the exact size of those artificial diamonds, Clvde Mr. Banner? Clyde: They Mr. Johnson: W’ere they this size? Clyde: No sir, they were very small. Mr. Johnson: Be a little more exact. Clyde: Well, thev were too small. were small. This piece of chalk that I ' m holding in my hand is small. New way of becoming a millionaire: Buying Freshmen for what they are worth, and selling them for what they think they are worth when they graduate. f | ft ft ft ft ft; ft ft ft ft ft ft ft .ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ' ft m ft ft ft Page sixty-three m | 45 % Vi Vi 45 1 i I Vf Si f 45 iV Vi % w 45 @ TO w 1 w 1 ® I 1 1 I 1 M i I ® 45 : 45 Vi H 45 ft ft :ft; ■45 ft 45 4 ? ; 45 DELIVERED TO THE DOOR Salesman: How would you like a Womans Home C ompanion. Old Maid: I have been dying for one. Come right in. James Armfield: Arlie Stewart: Are lames: Positively. WHO’S THE IDIOT? A man’s an idiot to be absolutely sure about anything. you sure about that A GOOD IDEA Hugh Sawyer: Hey! Where are you going in such a hurry. " Paul Surrett: A fellow just stole mv car and went this way. Hugh: But you can’t catch him on foot. Paul: Oh, yes I can. He left the repair kit, and 1 know that car. Ilallie Nelson What’re we doing (to Margaret Lewis): Here comes a good-looking fellow, today, flirting or being indignant. " HAVE YOU EVER TRIED IT? Making love to an old maid is like rubbing hair tonic on a wig. BILL’S HEAD’S NOT EMPTY William Simpson: 1 have a cold in my head. Mr. Finch: That’s more than you usually have. II n 44 M I i m I i m f I ft 45 1 ■%£ m Yt m w: fi w TO ml Vi i m m I M I 1 I i i Vi 45 V? ft 45 ft or Miss Fisher: Charles, did Sir Roger’s courtship meet with much success, ■_as you bovs and girls would say—did Sir Roger ‘make much time. " Charles Redman: No’m, I don’t guess he did. He was riding horseback. M Vi 45 y? % Vi m m W Page sixty-four A ' i We wish to thank the following merchants who ’ tV 1 cooperated with us in the Annual Day Sale, and all I M other people who have given us an advertisement. i $ Our annual has been made a reality only by their co- I g s operation and help. ft A iv- Harrison’s Turnmyre Lamm 8 i m Harman’s Koonts Kleaning Ko. l l m Hale’s Poore Dry Cleaning ip ft AV I rvtVv m n % 1 R. J. Galloway Hylton Book Store v; ►A ' Vt V; i Wolfe Drug Co. Acorn Store ft ft m f- ? : ft H Mount Airy Drug Co. Wagners, Inc. vt ■ ft n I 1 § W. E. Merrit Co. Johnson’s Cafe ft ft 8; I 1 Belton Grocery Co. Jackson Bros. $ 1 1 n City Barber Shop Leonard’s Jewelry Store age 1 1 H W. G. Lewis Prather Clothing Co. i I «v I i $ John D. Thompson Belle’s Department Store Vs’ W ■ A? m m Ilf Whitman’s Music Store Hawks-Boyles Co. W I w m ■x Carter-Walker Furniture Co. ft jftv I i Paddison Jewelry Co. ft 1 t Hollingsworth Drug Co. King Simmons Dry Clean¬ Vi M ft 1 ers m j Every day in the year they welcome the pause that refreshes Delicious and Refreshing School days or vaca¬ tion days, a drink of Coca-Coca provides one little minute that’s always long enough for a big rest. E very bottle sterilized. Over 7 million a day IT HAD TO BE GOOD TO GET WHERE IT IS J. E. Cockerham J ACQUE’S SHOP opposite Broadway Theatre. Smart graduation dresses and all other women’s wear di¬ rect from New York to you at low prices. Convince yourself and look over the new shop. Heating Plumbing Wiring Phone 321 125 No. Main Page sixty-seven 1 I Vi w Vt V m it Vi iv Vt Vi SB « it m M SOUTHERN PUBLIC UTILITIES CO. 48 S. Main St. MT. AIRY, N. C. II SB Vi 5, Vi Vi i ' B Vi Vi ■SB Vt is Vt as 77 M Vi w i? w 8 Vi SB Vi w 8 Vi SB 8 H 8 SB Light Heat Power 496—I’hones—95 ‘Electricity the Servant in the Home’ m 8 V 1 § I i VT. it Vr it Vi s 5 SB vs- SB Vt SB i V i I $ v vt it w Vt v 5 i S vr © m SB VT it w it i 1 SB W SB vr it Vi it vr SB vr Jas I I One of The 52 Belk Stores j j The Mount Airy News 1 We Buy for Less and Sell for Less for Cash ] J. E. JOHNSON SON Publishers We Deem It a Pleasure to Serve You j — ! B elk’s I Established in 1880 Department Store | i i “Mount Airy’s Shopping j I Under Present Manage- Center” ment for 24 Years i 1 i i vr: it vr 3® M SB vr it :vr: SB $r iS vt- SB ft u I I ft it Vi SB Vt it is SB vr SB Vi . ' .« vr M SB ft SB vr it i II v 1 vVtT,TVv ▼ V Vt1,1 tV T«jl L r 8 ' T ' Page sixty-eight Vjl, I 1 i ft a a •A ft: ft g § g a i I V? m ft Tm ft a m a S ' ? « s tu¬ rn ft ft w MEREDITH COLLEGE for YOUNG WOMEN Standard Courses in Arts and Sciences, in Music, in Art, in Home Economics. Confers the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music. Delightful environment on a high plateau on the western boundary of North Carolina’s Capital City. Room reservations are now being made for session 1929-30. For catalogue or further information write: Chas. E. Brewer, President RALEIGH, N. C. i i § i A $ $ 55 } ' m -VA w AV 1 | g ft m ft i i i a i i a i I g I I i ft a ft ft a a The Boot Shop I John D. Thompson Furniture SHOES AND HOSIERY Carpets Rugs Exclusively ; Radios Phonographs MOUNT AIRY N. C. Phone 140 Main St. Mount Airy, N. C. 1 as g ft ft g i JA ft ft ft ft ft a Vf ’.V 1 g I I ft ft ft ft ft a ft ft ft ft ft A 1 I m a Page sixty-nine Blue Ridge Hotel MT. AIRY, N. C. Drink in bottles Sunday Dinner Special Home Cooking PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO ANDREW Firestone Tires Hardware 1888-1929 E. MERRITT Headquarters for Sporting Goods The Lucky Dog Kind Y t M Oague B 1 Page seventy Hardware SYDNOR Shelf and Heavy Hardware SPARGER Insurance Headquarters Special Agents Frigidaire and Atwater Kent Radio Goodyear Tires Knowledge, Responsibil ity and Reliability HOLCOMB Workmen Building Loan Assoc. MIDRIFF MT. AIRY. N. C Series open May and November Hats Cleaned Ladies’ Work and Blocked a specialty Mr chan I NO C. F. POORE Dry Cleaner and Hatter Page seventy-one m JA i | © -iJ. s® © © © © © ft w m © © ' :$ »» © © ©; © © © © © © © © © © © © © y 1 ft © © © © 8 i 11 © ©; © ft © © © ©; © © © ©; © «V JA ©■ © it i $ m ft w m A m ♦1 w m J X m m m W j a£ m 7 £ COMMERCIAL BANKING THE TRUSTS FIRST NATIONAL RANK MOUNT AIRY, N. C. If You Want a Thousand Dollars—SAVE $100.00 first. Open a Savings Account With Us Today and Save Systematically II i i ft © © © © © © © i m I If | ft 1 i i i T. G. Fawcett, Pres. E. G. Smith. Cashier SAVINGS W. W. Burke, V. Pres. D. C. Rector, Asst. Cashier and Trust Officer LOCK BOXES Best Eats Best Service Johnson’s Cafe Ladies ' Rest Room Mt. Airy N. C. “Wear Clean Clothes” Your Appearance Counts K OONTS LEANING OMPANY I i 1 © © © © I © m m- m- f © © § 1 ■© © © © © © " k ' .V Dry Cleaning Phone 410 Ta’S- © © © © .©. ft © ■© © ft J, A- mi ft JA 1 i © © © © © © as © © Page seventy-two w m § i 5$ «: 5 5 i .§ i i m m -jji- m H i § At, 1 w 5 5 I § 55 f? w$ JjX W M 1 M SJX V? AY m I w •M ' Vt J X m n i Av i W 5 5 : 1 §, DAVENPORT COLLEGE FOR YOUNG WOMEN A Standard Junior College with four years of accredited high school work and two of college. Also splendid departments in Home Economics, Art Music, and Business. Personal attention given all students. Girls are as safe here as they would be in their own homes. For full particulars write the President. WM. A. JENKINS LENOIR, N. C. Looming Large on the Skyline of Dixie Secure your independence from future economic ruin. A Jefferson Standard Policy is a Declaration of Independence for self and family Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. J. C. Penney Co. MT. AIRY, N. C. II. Riley, Special Agent MT. AIRY, N. C. Dry Goods Clothing Shoes Ready-to-Wear Notions Millinery M § w vx s m- A ft if « 5 5 ;S f 55 I I M 1 , 15 5; S I B ft A m MC SSSS m i i ft m ft: - a - ft ,5 5 ' m 11 m m p: 5 5 I ft{ w P M. lvavj ixjlXu yAyAy-yj , Page seventy three w W ' f a I i m m W 1 f H t ¥( is 8| m is © m asSBi a i G. C. LOVILL COMPANY Wholesale Gro ceries Feed and Notions Mount Airy, N. C. m m as m « m % I? W I n M !► f i W % I I m If: ' m |S i i a S f ii w is If 1 4!S m a i$ m If as m m is H as ECKENROD’S STUDIO Mount Airy, N. C. Furnished AH Photographs For This Annual! How About Yours?—They Live Forever Mail Us Your Kodak Films 24 Hour Service Portrait and Commercial Photography Miniatures Hand Paintings Home Portraits $ Vf M A ft m as If ;|| M Vf M If If iS- Vf as If Hf Ff is If as W m Page seventy-four RAN IT Griffon Clothes High Art Clothes Mallory Hats Outfitter: SIMMONS CLOTHING CO Mount Airy, N. C Martin Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing MOUNT AIRY, N. C. Offers a three years’ course in nursing to graduates of accredited high schools. Classes enter in spring and fall. For particulars write: Nell Wright, R. N. Superintendent of Nurses. Page seventy-five ft i M iff § M i i ' f m •m Vf § I 1 i JjX M d ' $t av m m • .‘A I § t WE WISH EVERY MEMBER OF THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 1929 A MEASURE OF SUCCESS IN THE FIELD OF THEIR EN¬ DEAVOR. NORTH STATE GRANITE CO. Manufacturers of Mount Airy Granite w « W- m 7 v I i A - ft ft $ $ w: if 355 ft 3® M ft ft •„V ft II i | i ft M. 1 ft i 1 1 ft w M I pis ft: V?; w n w 1 Page seventy-six mmmm J Z- MOUNT AIRY GRANITE The Granite industry is deeply indebted to Mount Airy and its citizens. Your natural resources have given us a quarry unsurpassed anywhere; your men have given us skillful and reliable labor. The cooperation and loyalty of your citizens has contributed largely to the measure of our achievements. We are proud of Mount Airy. Sincerely, THE NORTH CAROLINA GRANITE CORPORATION and J. D. SARGENT GRANITE CO. 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