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Copyright 1930 BY James Combs Editor-m-Chief AND Lakey Harkrader Business Manager GRANITEER VOLUME II PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF MOUNT AIRY HIGH SCHOOL MOUNT AIRY, N. C. Mount Airy High School FOREWORD It is the aim of this book to exemplify Progress, the Spirit of Mount Airy High School rtf ft! - ft!- ft ft! Dedication £ " 7 Ml H sincere admiration we dedicate this book to Dr. Moir S. Martin, whose achievements in surgery and whose services to the community have given him a foremost place in the esteem of both students and citizens. His spirit of service has made itself felt throughout the town that owes him so much. He has inspired both gratitude and confidence and, while devoting his gifts of leadership to many civic organ¬ izations, has always found time and interest for all school activities. Such men have built our nation. This dedication strives to show to Dr. Martin the love the students have for him. ft! ft! ft! • ft) Page Seven I s ft! • ft! • ft! | s ft! ft! • ft! ■ rH • iV • ft! - F« • Fti • ft! • ft! • ft! ft! VST p| a •a-aj |a • a • CONTENTS Chapter I THE FACULTY Chapter II THE CLASSES Chapter III ORGANIZATIONS Chapter IV ATHLETICS Chapter V JOKES AND ADS iV a a tv. a a a a a a tv a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Page Eight a ■ a • a • a Ri • Ri a ■ a • a Paqe Ten L. B. Pendergraph Superintendent J. S. Brown Principal Page Eleven Page Tivelve The Faculty Winona Williams English Greensboro College, A.B. Duke University The Faculty Elizabeth H. Fisher English R. M. W. C., A.B. University of Virginia ISOBEL WENHOLL) English and History Salem College, A.B. University of North Carolina H. M. Finch Mathematics Furman University, A.B. University of North Carolina, M.A. Mary Leslie Powell Mathematics N. C. C. W., A.B. Mae Smith H istory Winthrop College, A.B. Saylor C. Cubbage General Science Bridgewater College, A.B. University of Virginia Jennie Wolfe French and Spanish Salem College, A.B. Virginia Ernst Bookkeeping, Shorthand and Typewriting Normal College of Physical Education, G.G. Indiana State Normal School G. D. Underwood Physical Education Elon College. A.B.; University of North Carolina U niversity of Michigan; Warner-Allen School Cordelia Johnston Shorthand and Typing Bowling Green Business University Ada Haymore Latin State Teachers College University of Oklahoma, A.B. J. FiERMAN Johnson Chemistry and Biology University of Richmond, B.A. Duke University Page Thirteen ft - i=t! - Rf-Ft-Ffc! - B!-ai-f !-ft!-a!-iftJ-ft!-ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! [i ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! 3 ! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! • ft! • ft! Ft Tribute to Mount Airy High School ERE words are inadequate to express fully my feeling l I toward Mount Airy High School. It is easy enough to describe the realization and appreciation of something tangible but the feeling that I have about my school is intangible, abstract and evades description. Whenever I think of Mount Airy High School emotions of love, appreciation, and gratitude are aroused in me. Foremost among these is pride for the achievements of this school. Where can you find a school that has accomplished more in the field of athletics than Mount Airy High School? Each year the football, basketball, and baseball teams have gained more prestige and recognition until they now stand among the best in the state. Every boy and girl in high school has the opportunity to take part in athletics if he or she wishes to do so. In addition to the physical benefits gained from participation in games, the students obtain training in self-control, manliness, honor, and fair play, factors of prime importance in molding a future citizen. Where is there a better faculty than in Mount Airy High School? The teachers are not only efficient in the classroom, but they are also sympathetic friends. They are always ready to co¬ operate with the student in play as well as in work. There is not a better group of young people to be found than those who make up the student body of M. A. H. S. They are al¬ ways willing to encourage their teams on to victory, support all scholastic undertakings, and cooperate with the faculty and with each other. On the athletic field, in the social gatherings, in com¬ munity projects, in classrooms and corridors, in the whole course of every-day fellowship, there is always present a spirit of unity, of loyalty and good citizenship. I am proud to have been a member of the student body of Mount Airy High School and I shall always have pleasant memories of the days spent here. —Marion Wagner, ’ 30 . Page Fourteen 3!-ftl-ftl-ft!-ftl-Rl-ft!-ft!-ai.ft!-R!.ft;.fti • ft! 3d • ft! t 3! 3! 3! a; Rt 31 3! 3! 31 Pl| 31 3! 3! 31 31 3! 31 31 31 31 31 31 3! 31 31 31 31 31 31 ft! 31 rt) • ft! ft! • ft! • ft! FH ft Page Sixteen 1 r ft iftj ft • • « • ft • ft • « ft-f«-ai-ft-ft.ft.ft!-ft-ft-ry ft-ft-ft- -ft| MARTHA BINDER Latin Club (2, 3, 4); Secretary and Treasurer Latin Club (2); Science Club (2, 3); Literary Club (3, 4); Math Club (4); Journalistic Club (4); High Spots Staff (3); Editor-in- Chief High Spots (4); Basketball team (3, 4). " But to act, that each tomorrow Finds us farther than today. " If you do not believe the pen mightier than the sword, read Martha ' s editorials in High Spots. She is highly gifted, both in brain and energy, and discharges her many duties with marked efficiency. (Cela va sans dire.) DWIGHT BAILEY Harmony High Schoool (3); Football Team (4). " Much study is wearisome to the flesh. " Bailey joined the Seniors with but one goal in view—to chase the pigskin for M. A. H. S. in truly brilliant fashion. This he did. Besides his athletic power, he promptly won the liking of his fellow students. RACHEL BRAY Latin Club (3, 4); Dramatic Club (4); French Club (4); Journalistic Club (4); High Spots Staff (4). " The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds; Is fit for treason, stratagem, and spoils. " Here we present one of our leading musicians. Rachel is gifted and versatile, equally at home with the piano or organ. She is a valued member of the class of ' 30. JAMES BRAY Debating Club (1); Basketball Squad (2, 3, 4); High Spots Staff (4); Football Squad (3, 4); Math Club (4); Literary Club (4); Journalistic Club (4); Humorist Granitekr (4). ”Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise. " When James determines to get off a clever joke on some poor unfortunate, nothing can stop him. But one can’t blame him; he is “A fellow of infinite jest; of most excellent fancy.” Reading Club (1); Graniteer. FLORA BROWN Commercial Club (3, 4); Typist " Charm strikes the sight. But merit wins the soul. " Flora is full of pep and keeps right up with every¬ thing. Something of friendliness, genuiness. combined with a great many other admirable traits, make her a worth while student and a valuable friend. ft! - - ft! • W • ft! rH Page Seventeen EVA CAUDLE " How far that little candle throws its beams! ' " In Eva, we have a modest, refined nature worthy of all respect. Though quiet and reserved, she is sincerely liked and admired by those who know her. LONNIE BROWN Science Club (1); Monogram Club (2, 3); Football Squad (2. 3, 4). " Thou hast been diligent in all things. " Though Lonnie speaks little, he thinks much. He has made an excellent record, and has honestly earned the esteem of his acquaintances. MARIAN COOKE Dramatic Club (3, 4); Assistant Art Editor of Graniteer. " From grave to gag, from lively to serene. Marion possesses a very attractive personality: her winning smile and her sincere manner have endeared her to all. She wields a clever paint brush, and dis plays marked artistic gifts. DEWITT COBLE Football Squad (1, 2, 3. 4); Basketball Team (1. 2); Baseball Squad (2, 3); Captain Baseball Squad (2); Science Club (2): Commercial Club (3. 4); Monogram Club (2. 3); Vice-President Monogram Club (2). " The cheerful grin will let you in. where the knocker is never known. " DeWitt won his long list of friends and admirers through his thoughtfulness, courtesy and superior ath letic ability on the football field, baseball diamond and basketball court. We all know that he will ac¬ complish much in li fe. BLANCHE EDWARDS Science Club (1, 2); Math Club (4); Basketball Squad (4). " Order is Heaven s First law. " Blanche is sincere, well-balanced and quiet. Despite this, she is always ready to do her part and do it well. Page Eighteen ft • ft • ft| ft ft (. ft ft si ft ii ft ft ft P s F ft S c ft ft g f ft c c! ft ft G ft ft 1 Cc ft s ft ft R ft F ft a ft K • IT ft ft ft dt F A ft S ft • W ft tl g ft t • ft -ft Dramatic Club LOUISE EDWARDS (1); Science Club (1); Commercial " Life is real and life is earnest. And the grave is not its goal. " Louise proves her ability in everything. Her charm, JAMES COMBS President Senior Class (4); President Latin Club ( 2 ); cretary Junior Class (3); Chief Marshal (3); Latin ib (4). " Thou hast been diligent in all things. " Here we have the exalted president of M. A. H. S. ' s eatest class. James has worked hard during these OSSIE GOAD Commercial Club (3, 4); Journalistic Club (4); Art Editor ianiteer (4); Typist Graniteer: Typist High Spots. " We profit most by serving others best. " Ossie is idealistic, artistic and practical—if there n be such a combination. We can assure her that MILES FOY Latin Club (1, 2, 4); Baseball Squad (2, 3); High Spots qiorter (2); President Junior Class (3); Business Manager igh Spots (3); President Math Club (4); Science Club (4); •ench Club (4); Senior Class Testator (4), " The noblest mind the best contentment has. " Whether in “Trig " classroom or dispensing “dope " Hollingsworth’s, or as catcher on the diamond, liles has won “golden opinion from all sorts of DORABELLE GRAVES Club (1) ; Presi- Latin Club (3); nalistic Club (4); Assistant Editor High Spots (3): Assignment Editor High Science Club (2); Math Club (1); Latir nt Latin Club (2, 4); Vice-President " It is wise to be wiser than is necessary. " ■Dorabelle can do it. " if you want anything done 1. She is a dependable student and a kind, sympa tic friend. We will never forget Dorabelle and her )d work in and for M. A. H. S.. for she is never • busy to help any of us. i di Page Nineteen Irti•W- ai • rfc • • a • ft • Rd • Ri • RS • Ri • Ri • ft • ft! • rfc» • rti • • ft! • R • W • « a! it as Ri as « as as R ?! ' ft ft ft| | ftl ft ft ft! ■ft jft I Ift I ft! • • ft i ft! LOIS GWYN l iterary Clul) (1); Commercial Club (3. 4): French Club (4); Typist Graniteer; Typist High Spots. " To see life steadily and see it u. ’hole.” May Lois, by her attractive personality, bring as much happiness and cheer to her future associations as she has brought to the class of ' 30 of M. A. H. S. ALFRED GOLDSMITH Science Club (2, 4); French Club (4); Math Club (4); Football (Letter) (4). " I am not witty m myself But the cause of Wit is in other men.” Any student who can at any time furnish a hearty laugh to his bored or sleepy comrades is a hero to them. Such is Alfred. He has two hobbies: Trigo¬ nometry by choice. French by mistake. VIRGINIA HARRIS Commercial Club (3, 4): President Commercial Club (3): Literary Club (3); Typist Graniteer (4); Typist High Spots (4). Virginia is the kind of girl we like to have around. Her indifference to life ' s worries and her likeability have won for her many friends. LAKEY HARKRADER Baseball Team (2. 3, 4); basketball Team (3, 4); Dramatic I lub (3, 4); High Spots Staff (3, 4); Business Manager Graniteer (4); French Club (4). I have done the state some service and they know it.” In Lakey you behold a champion of M. A. H. S. ' s baseball nine. He has not only won distinction for his athletic prowess, but for his achievements in the English classroom as well. ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! i¥ ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! MARGUERITE JONES Roanoke High School: I.atin Club (2, 3); Science Club (1): English Club (3, 4); Reporter High Spots (3); Personal High Spots (4); Math Club (4); Journalistic Club (4); French Club (4); Clubs Editor Graniteer (4). " Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eyes.” Marguerite has drunk deep of the Pierian spring, and she can parlez-vous like a native. Mais oui! Her friendly, cheerful nature has won her many admirers. ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft!-?t!-ft!-ft!-R!-ft!-R!-ft!-R!-a!-F(i-R!-ft!-R!- -ft!-R!-it!-ft!-ft!-Ri K Si Ft! Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Ft Si Si Si Si Si Hi Si Ft Si FK Si fE a Si _Si • Ft • Si ! PAULINE KEY Commercial Club (3, 4); Secretary Commercial Club (4) ; Assistant Advertising Manager Graniteer (4); High Spots Reporter (2) ; Typist High Spots; Typist Graniteer. " Sympathy is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others. " ' Pauline is a girl of real worth. A heart of pure gold, a wealth of ambition, a love and sympathy for all mankind—all belong to her. JACK HODGE Literary Club Commercial Club Spots (4). ( 1 ); (4); Commercial Club (.1, 4): President Typist Graniteer (4); Typist High " A jolly unselfish personality is the kindest gift of all. " Jack is friendly and dependable. He is found ready and capable of carrying the responsibility that comes his way. He is a true friend and comrade, and a loyal student. dOfJ MARY BLANCHE LOWE Science Club (3, 4). “Still water runs deepest. " Mary, unlike many others, does not believe in talk¬ ing when she has nothing to say. She is gracious and sincere, and enjoys the friendship of all who know her. THOMAS MINOR Mocksville High School; Secretary Literary Society (1); Vice-President Literary Society (2); Monogram Club (3); Football Squad (3). " Full of wise saws and modern instances. " We are indebted to Mocksville for lending us " Goofey " in our Senior year. His friendly, cheerful disposition has won for him many friends. LESSIE LOWRY Class Reporter (4); Commercial Club (3); Typist High Spots (4); Typist Graniteer (4). “Eat, drink and be merry, For tomorrow you may die.” Lessie is a bit of good nature, smiles, fun and studiousness, all mixed together. In short, she is a merry, good-hearted girl. FE a a a a a a a a a a a a la la a, lal II lal a| lal Page Twenty-one J a • ail rH Page Twenty-two RUTH MASSEY S.ience Club (1, 2); Latin Club (3). " Smile and the world smiles with you. " In Ruth we have another good all-round " student, who without fuss or feathers, achieves excellent re¬ sults in whatever she undertakes. CHARLES REDMAN French Club (4); Literary Club (4). " Deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat and public care. " One of the best liked members of the class is “Pro¬ fessor. ' ' He is able to discuss anything with any¬ body. His good humor and sterling character have commanded the esteem of his fellows. LILLIAN McCOY Commercial Club (3, 4); Literary Club (3, 4); Journalistic Club (4); Assistant Class Editor Graniteek (4); Typist (iRaniteer (4); Typist High Spots (4). " I ' d rather be small and shine, Than great, and cast a shadow. " Efficiency, plus friendliness, plus sincerity, plus poetic ability, equals Lillian. Her splendid qualities account for her long list of friends, who wish for her. our smallest Senior, success and happiness in future life. CHESTER SEEWALD Science Club (1, 2, 3, 4); Athletic Club (1. 2); Math Club (3, 4); Latin Club (3, 4); Dramatic Club (3, 4). " I am Sir Oracle, And when I open my lips, let no dog bark. " We take pleasure in presenting our walking encyclo¬ pedia. Ask Chester: he knows. He belongs to both the literati and intelligentsia, and mirabile dictu; he is a jolly good fellow besides. GAE MCCRAW Literary Club (3); Vice-President Junior Class (3); Vice- President Senior Class (4); Commercial Club (3, 4); Journal¬ istic Club (4); Marshal (3); Typist Graniteer (4); Typist High Spots (4). " Leave silence to the Saints. For I am human. " Gae is the kind of girl with whom you could be cast away on a deserted island and never be lonely. May she always have success and happiness. rv m rtf HALLIE MOORi: English Club (3); High Spots Staff (4); French Club (4); Journalistic Club (4). " Thus we sail without care or sorrow. With trust for today and hope for tomorrow.” One of the most popular girls in the class is Hallie. Her friends are numbered by her acquaintances. She says she never believed in letting her studies interfere with her education. JOE TESH .Math Club (3, 4); Science Club (4); Monogram Club (1); Literary Club (1); Captain Football Team (4); Football Squad (2, 3, 4); Basketball Squad (3, 4). " Give every man thy ear. but few thy voice.” Despite Joe’s quiet, unobtrusive manner, he is a super-athlete “Who bears his blushing honors thick upon him.’’ His genial nature and athletic record combine to make him very popular. VIRGINIA MOSER Commercial Club (3, 4); Typist Graniteer (4); Typist High Spots (4). " You know I say just what I think. And nothing more nor less.” We look at Virginia and wonder how she can be serious-minded and dignified. She is glad of life be¬ cause it gives a chance to love, work and play. LOCKE WEBB Science Club (2, 3, 4); President Science Club (4); French Club (4); Secretary Math Club (4); Football Team (Letter) (3); Secretary Senior Class (4); Athletic Editor Graniteer (4); Monogram Club. " The glass of fashion and the mould of form. The observed of all observers .” Here appears a versatile Senior—one who knows the dark secrets of NaCL or HSo; who in conversation or class, for every why has a wherefore: and one who in Math, finds no difficulty in writing Q. E. D. after every proposition. HALLIE NELSON English Club (3, 4); Dramatic Club (3, 4); Latin Club (2, 3, 4); Science Club (1). " Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. " Probably every class has a care-free, light-hearted girl who leavens the whole lump with her cheer and optimism. Hallie will tell you that she has won her sheepskin “By the grace of God and minimum of effort.’’ Page Twenty-three RENA PENDLETON Science Club (2); Latin Club (2, 3, 4); English Club (3, 4); Journalistic Club (4); Treasurer Latin Club (4); French Club (4). " Her voice ivas ever soft, Gentle, ami low; an excellent thing in woman. " Rena’s pleasant manner and friendly spirit have en¬ deared her to all her classmates. She is a good stu¬ dent. and has made an enviable record. PRANCES POOLE Literary Club (3); Commercial Club (3, 4); Science Club (?, 3); French Club (4); Typist Graniteer (4); Typist High Spots (4). How could we do without Frances? We couldn’t. Her sense of humor, her big-heartedness, and her friendship true as steel, have won for her a place in the affections of all who know her. IRENE ROBERTS Reading Club (1); Literary Club (1); Dramatic Club (1); Monogram Club (1, 2); Math Club (4); Basketball Team (3, 4). " She speaks , behaves, and acts as she ought. " Although “Rene” is well liked at all times, it is when she is starring in basketball that she evokes the wildest enthusiasm from her fellows. She has helped her Alma Mater win many notable victories. MYRTLE SHORT Literary Club (1); Latin Club (1); French Club (3). " Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity a grace. " Members like Myrtle, with a sunny nature and sincerity, have helped to make this world a better place. She is an all-round good student and loyal friend. FRANCES STEWART Dramatic Club (3, 4) ; Basketball Squad (3) ; Latin Club (3); French Club (3); Advertising Manager Graniteer (4); Advertising Manager High Spots (4); Journalistic Club (4); Senior Cheer Leader (4); Senior Class Prophetess (4). Frances has a bright, engaging personality that wins for her the admiration of all. whether she be in the classroom, or on the stage, where she has frequently starred during her high school career. Page Twenty-four Science Club (2) Club (4). LUCILE SIMMONS Vice-President Science Club (4); Math " Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale. Her infinite variety.” Lucilc is a merry, fun loving soul whose presence is always welcome. She is a good comrade to hosts of friends. MARY THOMAS Science Club (1, 2); Latin Club (1, 4); Dramatic Club (4). " A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.” If you hear the exquisite strains of a violin, you may reasonably infer that Mary is near at hand. Not only does she play the violin, but she sings as well. In addition to these talents, she is a good, all-round student. MARION WAGNER Charlotte High School; Science Club (2); English Club (3, 4); Treasurer Junior Class (3); High Spots Staff (3, 4); Faculty Editor Graniteer (4); Treasurer French Club (4); Reporter Math Club (4); President Journalistic Club (4). Beloved to all ; to all a friend in need and loving all; she is a friend. " Although she entered the class as a Sophomore. Ma rion ' s conscientious and capable work has won the esteem of both faculty and pupils. CLARA BELLE WELCH Science Club (2); Latin Club (2, 3); Exchange Editor High Spots (3); Circulation Manager High Spots (4); Math Club (4); Secretary French Club (4); Literary Club (3. 4): Treasurer Senior Class (4) ; Journalistic Club (4) : Picture Editor Graniteer (4). " A smile for all. a greeting glad. An amiable, jolly way she had. " Here we see one of the brightest and happiest mem¬ bers of the class of ' 30. She is an excellent student and may be depended upon at all times. MILDRED WOLFE President French Club (4); Vice-President Latin Club (4): English Club (3. 4); High Spots Staff (3, 4): Latin Club ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4); Journalistic Club (4); Literary Editor Grani teer (4); Science Club (1. 2 ). " And still we gazed, and still the wonder grew. That one small head could carry all she knew. In Mildred we behold a true votary of Athens, but her studious habits never interfere with participation of sports and pleasures. Her profound love for the piano shows us how she has mastered the art. .ft - ft • ft B Page Twenty-live ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft 1 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft • ft • ft » ft ft • ft • ft • ft • ft • ft • ft • ft • ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft - ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft ft The Senior Era N OW comes the growth and development of a new era—an era of peace and -progress. The adventurers, explorers, and soldiers who made this development possible have given way to the illustrious statesmen of ' 3 0. whose work it is to further the peace and progress of the great country they are building. The story of the struggle in the early years has grown faint as the years have passed. The A. B. C ' s and other childish battles have been waged and conquered During this period of our early history. Miss Bess Merritt proved her ability in leading us. Then came unfamiliar territory when we entered Mount Airy High School as Freshmen. Yet. there we gained courage to venture forth on unknown ground. In the fray with the mighty Latin, many, as in former years, were conquered while others pressed firmly on. Other evils which presented themselves in the forms of mathematics, civics, and English, were van¬ quished also. During the Sophomore year our life was smoother, less eventful. We were wise in the way of battles and we stuck to our new found freedom. We were becoming more efficient and would soon be able to assume our responsibilities. We had no officers of government but we struggled on as best Ve could. Then was the time we learned the possibilities and the value of self-government. The third year presented geometry, in all its terrors, as our worst enemy, but we knew how to meet it successfully. Nor did we have any fear as chemistry and French appeared. Our aims, our hopes, our ideas, had all broadened and we knew we could accomplish much by sticking together. Some of our classmates won distinction during their Junior year. Miles Foy, as class president, won fame for himself as a leader and as toastmaster at the Junior-Senior Banquet, held in honor of the class of ' 29. Dorabclle Graves won both the local and state prizes in the prohibition essay contest. Mildred Wolfe, loo. proved her ability at essay writing by winning first place in the contest on How to Make Mount Airy More Beautiful.” Several members were on the High Spots staff, while various ones won fame on the football, baseball, and bas¬ ketball teams. Other famous statesmen of this time were James Combs. Clara Belle Welch. Marguerite Jones. Marion Wagner and Locke Webb. In our Senior year, struggles no longer dominated the horizon. In our offices of govern¬ ment we had as president. James Combs: Gae McCraw as vice-president; Locke Webb, secre¬ tary. and Clara Belle Welch, treasurer. The guiding spirits who helped us in building our great country were Miss Fisher and Miss Johnston. Shakespeare ' s Macbeth and King Henry the Fifth helped broaden our ideas, while modern poetry, drama, and history have given us new thoughts and ideas. The customs and manners of ancient Romans were known and imitated by those who came. saw. and conquered Caesar; many were even more familiar with Latin literature. History, mathematics, and science have added both to our culture and business progress. They helped create in us a spirit of modern invention and success. In this, our last year, we have tried to live up to the trusts left us. The High Spots has appeared each month as in former years. Each member, honored by being on the staff, has worked faithfully and honestly. We have started the custom of having an annual Latin Club Banquet. This year we have printed the second edition of THE GRANITEER. which the class of ’29 started. Two of our girls have won fame on the basketball team while one boy has this same honor. Joe Tesh. as captain of the football team, has proved his ability i n athletics. Various other boys, too, occupied positions on this great team, which went so far in quest of state honors. We have tried through our presence here to better ourselves and our school. We have tried to help our fellow students and to lead them on by our influence and example. Now we leave this school; our task is finished. Yet our life is just beginning. Will we always meet with the success and approval we had here? Martha Binder. Historian. a • • Ft Page Twenty-eight X X X X X X X X X PH w ft! ft! ft? ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! 3! ft! ft! ft! ft?-ft?-ft!‘ft!-ft!-ft!.ft!-fH-ai.a!-ft!.ft!.ft!.ft ' .7t;.rt ' .ft?.ffc!.ftJ.;fc!. W I Senior Class Prophecy had been many years since fortune had blown me from my nest among the Blue Ridge l I Mountains to float " bclta skelta over the earth, when I chanced to notice the face of I " Renie " Roberts smiling at me from a ' Lucky Strike " signboard. With that face came a 7 host of memories that drew me back to the city of my birth. Mount Airy. When I came near the spot where I thought the town to be. I knew that I was mistaken. " That is Winston, I thought. As I floated nearer. I realized that it was not Winston but a glorified Paris called Mount Airy. We landed on a field that seemed to lie just beyond the old country club. In front of us was a mystic woodland, with dreamy lights casting shadows among the trees, and giving a glamour to the bloom of the mountain laurel. • Before we had gone far into this fairyland. I saw a handsome man in aeronautical attire sitting on a granite bench. Beside him sat a t woman, smiling lovingly. She was Clara Belle Welch. Need I add that he was James Combs, the air traffic regulator? We wandered farther into the wood. After some time we came upon an auburn-haired child sitting on the grass. It was then that a voice commanded, “Come, Martha, it is getting so late that we must go.” My quickened memory at once presented Martha Binder. I looked and she stood before me holding the small child by the hand. “You are married?” I inquired. " Oh. yes. years ago.” " And the others?” " You remember Mary Blanche Lowe, don’t you? She has married a minister. They live at Ararat. Frances Poole married Roby Goad. She seems to be getting a great deal of pleasure from housekeeping. They have an apartment at Pinnacle. These are the only members of our class who have married.” “Then there must be a number of teachers?” “No. our classmates have not chosen the usual paths of life. Our teacher is DcWitt Coble. I have heard that he has some excellent pupils in mathematics in Booneville High School. Blanche Edwards is the president of Mountain Park College. You will recall that she had a growing interest in it our Senior year. “You would never guess what happened to Miles Eoy. He is selling tickets to a side¬ show. which is called ‘Eva Caudle, the World s Greatest Comedian. ' “I must go. but if you will take the path to the right you will find a club house where many of our classmates often come. It is the first.” She was gone and I looked about me. My companion was silent, all was silent except the rhythm of the spring breeze. Automatically, I followed the path. After several minutes I emerged from the more densely shrubbed park to a brilliant arena. In the midst of this were a number of granite castles, against whose wall the rose and green of the laurel stood in relief. The music that filled the air gave life to every twig and beam. When we had come near the buildings, we were presented with the question of which was the first. My companion contended that a small structure, from which came a sonata must be Page Twenty-rune ft ft 3 1 ft ft ft ft ft ft 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-ift-ft- ft ■ ft • ft • ft Ft! the first. It was clear to me that she had meant no other than he outstanding palace with the lively rhythm of the latest " hit.” At least, we might try it, since it appeared very inviting. We were in a luxurious office, where a small woman worked very busily. When her face was raised. I saw that it was that of Lillian McCoy. After our cards were presented, we were led in a room where many women laughed. From the sea of faces, I recognized those of Hallie Moore and Hallie Nelson. They were in conversation. I was able to gather that Hallie Nelson, who was working for her father from eleven to twelve and from two to three o’clock, felt that Hallie Moore, who advertised Gordon Hose, had a favored occupation. " But why discuss that.” when Charles Redman, pitcher of the All-American baseball team and Thomas Minor, catcher, were in town? My attention was called to the mystic and dignified hostess, who was giving orders to the porter. It must be—it was Rena Pendleton. As I came to this conclusion, doors were thrown open. I followed the crowd into a room which was rapidly being filled with dancers and diners. Seated at a table. I found myself next to Locke Webb and James Bray, the renowned judges of many beauty contests. They were jesting about the many beauties that Joe Tesh had found as he flitted from capital to capital, leading a Bohemian life. I was able to gather such useful information as that they were to have a program by visiting celebrities. Among those whom I recognized were: Dorabelle Graves and Lakey Harkrader, dancing partners on a popular New York stage; Mildred Wolfe, a screen vampire: Lois Gwyn. the opera singer; Marguerite Jones of the Golden Laughter, who has captured Hollywood and the " talkie. " and Lessie Lowry, an acrobat of Ringling Brothers Circus. I realized that I must hurry. Why. I do not know. While making my exit, I came face to face with Lonnie Brown, the handsomest officer of Uncle Sam ' s Navy. When we were on the outside, I turned toward the other building, for the desire to know more was growing. Maybe, it was the other. At least, I might try it. We were able to gain an entrance, since the club was operated by Mary Armfield and Vir¬ ginia Harris. The purpose of the club was the discussion of such vital questions as Com¬ panionate Marriage. The subject of discussion at that time was the possibility of " Human Development. " It had been subjected by the marvelous result that Chester Seewald had ob¬ tained with training fleas. The charter members of this club were: Grace Tilley, a lawyer of Dobson: Rachel Bray, a much-beloved missionary on leave from China: Louise Edwards, the author of " Why Men Marry Brunettes:” Katherine Cooke, who spends most of her time doing research work in Australia: Ossie Goad, a rising young artist; Ruth Massey, an art critic: Pauline Key, a nurse; Gae McCraw, a teacher: Myrtle Short, author of the " Myrtle Column” in the Mount Airy News; Jack Hodge, a salesman for hair tonic; and Marion Wagner, who delights and shocks everyone with her jokes in College Humor. Really, I had traveled a thousand miles, for there was another signboard. A storm was forming and my mind was called from the land of fancy to the problem of a safe landing. Frances Stewart, Prophetess. Page Thirty it it m it it it it ?t it lil ft a; a ft ft « a ft ft ft ft « ft ft ft a ft • ft • ft ft • ft • ft lift ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Last Will and Testament NORTH CAROLINA, Surry County. 7 O ' -, the members of the Senior class of the year 1930 of Mount Airy High School, of aforesaid l 0) County and State, being of sound mind, but considering that our days and years of association yj with the student body of Mount Airy High School, and realizing that our enrollment as .1 member of the student body of the school is nearing a close, and for the purpose of justly distributing our interests in the school among those classes and individuals, whomsoever they may be, do make and declare this our last will and testament. We give and devise that part of our property which is known in law and recognized by the courts and law enforcement authorities as waste paper, broken pencil points, etc., being inconsiderable and of non¬ account, therefore we will and make no disposition of it in this our last will, and our right to graduate being a school estate, it is not at our disposal, but those things being excepted, we, by this will, devise and bequeath all else in school to the hereinafter distributees. I We give and devise to the High School as a whole the desire to see our school succeed in everything it undertakes, and we direct the entire High School as a condition to their acceptance of this device, that they shall continue in the hope which we have cherished through the preceding years—the hope for a gymnasium. II We give and devise our High School respect and gratitude to that exalted body, the Faculty, whose patience and assistance have made our years of High School life, not a period of unhappiness and despair, but one of cheerfulness and hope. III We give and devise to the Freshman class, whose lot it is to he spending their first year with usi, that dignity which we, the members of the Senior class, may or may not have acquired with years spent as a member of the student body of Mount Airy High School. IV We give and bequeath to the class of newcomers, and by this will direct them before accepting this bequeath, the right to live up to their name of Freshmen. V We give and bequeath to the Sophomore class the right that we have had and the right they may hereafter possess by virtue of this last will and testament, to keep a ban on all breaches of discipline by Freshmen. We charge said class, however, in the administering of said discipline to use all implements of torture justly, but generously, however, as the needs of the Freshman, or Freshmen, shall or may require. VI We further will to said Freshman class the right to attend all of our eighth period classes. VII We give and bequeath to the beloved Junior class the honor and distinction of maintaining and uplifting the reputation of the High School in the class room and on the athletic field, as we may or may not have done in the preceding year; and to said Junior class we further give and bequeath our home, Room No. 12, which is so situated as to permit us at all times to he the last to leave the building. We also give to them Room No. 7, which is situated so that the typewriters can best disturb the students in the library. Because of our much love and cherished affection for the Junior class we further give and bequeath to them all of our Senior privileges, which are none, and all that may be granted after our graduation. VIII Realizing that certain individuals deserve mention, and because of our affection and consideration for them, to the following individuals we will certain articles of personal property and certain characteristics, which to us seem justifiable and proper and right to be given and bequeathed to said individuals. We will and bequeath the right heretofore possessed by Dorabelle Graves, to answer, “Ah, you know!” to a question when propounded by a teacher, to one Ora Smith. A mirror, we realize, is a great asset to cretain distinguished and honored students; we therefore will and bequeath the mirror of Martha Binder to the next Editor-in-Chief of the High Spots. ft • ft • ft ft ft Page Thirty-one ft-ft-ft-ft.ft-ft-ft-ft-ft ft - ft • ft • w • ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft ft • ft ft 3 • 3d • 3d| 3d 3d ho Hi “I Hi hi 3d Hd Gt Hd ex Hi 3d ev 3! til 3d as 3d un 3d Pa 3 he 3 nic 3 th of 3 3 by 3 bet 3 Ai 3 3 ma 3 thi an | cl a 3 ha 3 3 3 3 3 3_ • 3- - 3 3 We will and bequeath the height of Joe Tesh to Paul Moorefielcl. It is a condition to this bequest, ver, that Paul will have to grow only twenty inches higher. We will and bequeath to Wade McKinney the scientific ability of Chester Seewald, the reigning ■quis of Molecules.” (Title ct dl.) Marguerite Jones devises and bequeaths, and bv this document wills her giggles to Ruth Bowman, Further wills to Ruth Bowman her ability to get on the honor roll. James Bray wills and bequeaths unto Kenneth Cooke his latest book entitled, “Isquinomical Demonsi- •s.” which book requires the first five thousand pages in which to explain the title. We give and bequeath to Mabel Satterfield, Irene Roberts’ basketball ability. For such use as it may be to him, we devise and bequeath unto Clyde Banner the ability of Alfred smith to work trigonometry by shorthand. We will and bequeath to McRae Byrd the inability of Miles Foy to learn the “idiotic French ssions.” Hallie Nelson and Ilallie Moore will the good fortune or misfortune, whichever it may be, of having ame name to Ruth Bow-man and Ruth Blizzaid. We will and bequeath unto Julia Belle Foy the ability of Frances Stewart to yell at a football game. We give and devise Charles Redman’s studiousness to any Junior who will carry all his books home night as Charles does. We give and devise unto Mary Zilla Carter all the chewing gum that Marian Cooke has stuck under esks. It is a condition of this bequest, however, that Mary Zdla have a truck to carry it. Lonnie Brown hereby wills and bequeaths unto Charles Lowry “that hair you love to touch.” Unto any Junior who will keep his mouth shut at least half the time Locke Webb wills his position dio announcer for the science club. We give and devise James Combs’ position as Senior partner in the famous “C. and B. " sign service the Junior partner, Lester Badgett. Unto Mary Nell Short we will Clara Belle Welch’s reputation as the most energetic Senior. Mary Blanche Lowe devises and bequeaths, and by this document, wills her willing disposition to ne Shinault, for whatever use it may be to her. We give and bequeath unto “Bill” Jordan Lois Gwyn’s singing ability, with the understanding that ill make as good use of it as she heretofore has done. Lillian McCoy does hereby give and devise her height to Frances Folger, realizing of what value it be to her. Marion Wagner does give and bequeath to Garland Warren her good grades, with the understanding should they be too numerous for his own use, they be distributed among those who are in greatest need ?m. Myrtle Short does hereby give and devise unto Rebecca Hines her parking space behind the building. We will and bequeath unto Catherine Marshall the quietness of Eva Caudle. DeWitt Coble hereby wills and bequeaths unto Woodrow Roberts his ability to manipulate a typewriter e “hunt and peck” system. Unto Mary Y. Davis, Ruth Massey wills her certificate for not being tardy over five times in a week. Mildred Wolfe gives and devises unto “June” Lovill her musical ability. It is a condition of this ath, however, that he is never to disturb our regular sleep in chapel. Rena Pendleton hereby wills and bequeaths her affections for a certain young man in Elkin tot ■ Belton. Lucile Simmons gives and devises her desire for fresh air to Edna Sumner. Unto Ruth Bowman, Mary Armfield wills her mathematic ability, especially in trigonometry. We hereby constitute and appoint the Faculty of the Mount Airy High School, whomsoever they be, as lawful executors to all intents and purposes to serve without pay, but with honor, to execute our last will and testament, according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part lause thereof, hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by the Senior and us, as individual members of the Senior class, heretofore made. In witness whereof, we, the Senior class of 1930. of Mount Airy High School, do hereunto set our and seals, this the 31st day of May, 1930. THE SENIOR CLASS. Miles Foy, Testator, Official Spokesman and Scribe. Witnesses: Pythagoras, Sitting Bull, Rameses II, Daniel Boone, Simp O’Dell. Page Thirty-tivo 3 3d 3d Hd Ft 3 3! Bd 3 3d 3d ft 3d 31 3d 3d 3! 3d 3d 3d 3d 3d 3d 3d Hi 3d 3d 3d-3j-ftd-3d-ftd-Bd-ftd-ft!-ftd-R;-3d-fld-3d-ftd-7e-Ftd-3i-ftl • 3d • it • a Page ' Thirty-four Juniors Juniors I ' nyc Thirty-five Junior Class MOTTO: “To strive, to seek, to find—and not to yield T COLORS: Rose and Silver FLOWER: Wild Rose Advisers Mr. Finch Miss Powell Miss Ernst to OFFICERS Garland Warren Lf.ster Badgett Alex Satterfield B. Y. Graves, Jr. Claude Ayers Lester Badgett Clyde Banner Ruth Blizzard Mary Bowman Ruth Bowman McRae Byrd Rachel Calloway Mary Zilla Carter Iris Clifton Margaret Coble Lessie Cooke Ishmael Davis Margaret Edwards Ruby Edwards Frances Folger Julia Belle Foy Thelma Gardner Edwin Goldsmith Laura Mae Gould B. Y. Graves, Jr. Nellie Griffith MEMBERS Harvey Gwyn Frances Hanks Glenn Hatcher Ralph Herman Rebecca Hines Wallace Inman Annie Jones Corinne Jones Dorothy Jones William Jordan John Kingsbury Eva Kirkman Elsie Lamb Barbara Locke Charles Lowry Robert Lovill Mary Lee Malcolm Catherine Marshall Julia Martin James Mayberry Paul Moorefield President V ice-President Secretary T reasurer Gertie Morrison Edwin McKinney Wade McKinney Jessie McKellar Mary Midkiff Hazel Miller Ida Mae Moser Alice Patterson Robert Perkins John Peele Woodrow Roberts Alex Satterfield Mabel Satterfield Nannie Hazel Satterfield Hallie Schumaker Pauline Shinault Mary Nell Short Ora Smith Albert Smith Reid Stewart Edna Sumner Garland Warren ft ■ Ft • ft! Page Thirty-six ft X Ft ft rU. ft ft ft X 3L| ft ft ft ft ft ft ft it ft 3 ! ft ft ft ft it 3! ft ft ft Ft • it Ft-ftJ-it-it-it-it-it-Ft-Ft-Ft - Hi • Ft • ft • B£ • W -Ft-it-it-ft-Ft-Ft Ft The Junior Era v sol: v_J har jHE year 1927 saw the beginning of a hard struggle in M. A. H. S. between a certain group of solictors and resolute settlers and those deplorable citizens who call themselves studies a very hard-hearted, selfish, almost indefeasible type of people, who were determined that they should not be overrun. At first things were peaceable and the settlers sought to live in harmony with their neighbors, but gradually a feeling of contempt arose between the two groups and soon the feeling was hate. The studies ' point of view was as follows: “It is our duty and service to the school to defend and uphold the law which says that only a certain number of students can pass their grade each year. Since these diligent students have most intrudingly violated this law, we will and do declare war, a war to last until either we or our enemy are defeated.” The students’ point of view in the matter was a most worthy one. “We will,” they said, “take these arrogant studies down and show them we aren’t pieces of cheese. What are they, to keep us in one grade more than a year and detain our quest for a diploma? Such a law is a great hindrance to the commonwealth and a nail in the coffin of liherty. We’ve stood this as long as our conscience will allow and forthwith declare war—war for the right.” Thereat the two sides began to make all preparations for a battle. The studies formed an alliance with the teachers to combat their enemies, agreeing to divide the spoils. Heavy armor was arranged for all, so heavy that it could hardly be dented in one forty-five minute study period. Darts of quiz-balls, and cannon- exams were prepared in great numbers. Mines and counter mines of reference books were quickly piled up. Towers upon towers of parallel reading were speedily arranged, and from them red-hot knowledge could easily be poured upon the heads of the advancing foe. On the other hand, the students were not idle. They secured a contract with the Gulf Company for an enormous amount of midnight oil, pens and pencils were sharpened; also wits were dusted and kept in a ready position to sling answers back when a volley of quiz-balls were hurled into the camp. For armor they wore steel-plated perseverance and ate ambition bread all during the campaign. The struggle was a fierce one. Every day, from 9 to 3:15 o’clock, it lasted. Showers of weapons were hurled back and forth and great were the clouds of smoke and dust. Though the students were outnumbered, their plan of march was so well planned and carried out that gradually the studies began to entreat. The last and most important of the battles of the entire war was that of Book Hill. There was everything to signify that the students were defeated, but all at once a troop of reserved bookworms came to their rescue, knowing their ways through the book barricades until they could no longer serve as a protection for the enemy. “It was a cheerful aspect, " says one writer, “to see those studies run like wildfire from the bookworms.” Nevertheless, it was a hard won victory, for sometimes verbs and chapters had to be mastered barehanded. At last the studies hoisted their white flag, as their pages had grown less and less in number and their ammunition supply was almost gone. A treaty of peace was signed between the two belligerents amid shouts and cheers and ringing of bells. No longer was the law upheld by the studies to be in effect. From then on, peace reigned supreme. The way was opened for internal improvements. In the year 1930 a convention of all members of the class was called. They met at the appointed place and time to elect their president, everyone having the right to vote, regardless of race or color. In the campaign, Warren won out and was welcomed as a leader by the hearty cheers of students when he took the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Finch. During the term a law was passed saying that all students who were not in class when the bell rang would have to remain after school. This law did not meet with approval of the affected, but it was not! repealed. On January 31, 1930, a second convention was called to decide on matters concerning the big event of the year, the Junior-Senior banquet. Later committees were appointed to look after all phases of carrying out plans in an efficient manner and a great suspense ensued until the day had come. No one can be sure of what the future holds for this class, but it is certain that if results are a 4 high as hopes the Senior class next year will be the greatest in all history. Ft! Page Thirty-seven w • « • a - w • w • w • w • a • a w » ft To A Junior Bravely you entered the wide road of learning, Bravely you faced the stint and travail Looming so menacingly in the distance— Danger awaited your path to assail. Heartedly, doggedly, filled with a yearning For things higher up, for things out of sight, Ever you climbed and ever you struggled, Always exhibiting courage for right. And now you rest by the third of the milestones, That measure the distance from ignorance to fame. A feeling of duty-well-done now is yours, Honor and homage belong to your name. But still must you labor if victory is gained For the end of the highway has not been reached, And " the last of the journey is always the hardest,” Is yet by the saintly philosophers preached. As you toil and sweat on this last of the journey, May there always a rosy-hued vision arise— The race at the finish, the cheers of the people, And firm in your grasp a diploma—the prize. -Ruth Bowman. Page Thirty-eight I f • • « • s! • it! - a • a •ifc-Fy-w-Fli-at ' ft-rti-fy-Ttf-fy-fy-fti-Fa-ft! a ft! 3opf omor s ' ■ TTTMih mil ,I i hi i ' ft ft • ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft! A Sophomore Class Advisers Miss Haymore Miss Wolfe Miss Williams MOTTO: " Though the road he rugged, we climb. " COLORS: Yellow and White FLOWER: Daisy OFFICERS Thomas Fawcett Blanche Gwyn Lewis Webb Ei.izabeth Martin Puc e Forty President . Vice-President Secretary T reasurer ft • ft • ft ift ft ft ft ft a ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Sophomore Class MEMBERS John Albertson Marion Albertson Clarence Badgett Mary W. Baird Lucille Banner Clettie Barker Catherine Beck Annie Belton Dorothy Belton Nina Binder Margaret Booker Philip Booker Opal Bowman Cecil Bowman Mary Brockington James Boyd Marian Burke Emma Lee Carpenter Virginia Collins Kenneth Cooke Maude Cox Hazel Cox Mary V. Davis Kathleen Dobson Joe Dobson John Edwards Thomas Fawcett Myrtle Forrest William Forrest Elsie Goad Helen Goldsmith Florida Graves Blanche Gwyn Chester Gwyn Stella Hale Katherine Hanks Myrtle Harrison Frank Hennis Naoma Halloway Lena Hollyfield Myrtle Hudson Melba Hylton Vernon Inman Frances Jacobs Sherwood Jacobs John Sharpe Jordan Louise Kirkman James Leake Stuart Leake Vera Martin John Martin Elizabeth Martin Nellie Massey Frances Matthews Reynold McCoy Marguerite Morris Roger Moody Kate Nichols Irene Oakes Frances Owens Wyatt Partridge Jessica Prather Mildred Reynolds Edgar Riddle Graham Robertson Jack Robertson Mary Roberts Lawrence Sawyer Alice Schaub Charlie Schumaker Opie Shelton Louise Short Ruth Short Hilda Spain Ruth Spargar Edward Spargar Lucille Stephens Nina Stewart Virgie Sumner Jane Tayman Irene Tesh Carroll Tilley Carlos Tilley Joyce Turney Alma Utt Lewis Webb Charles Witt Georgia Worrell Page Forty-one ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft 1 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ’ i ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft • ft ft rU % - Ft • ft! The Sophomore Era 5 EPTEMBER. 1928, found a splendid class of colonists fairly established in the new world of learning, now opened to them for the first time in Mount Airy High School. Like their prototypes in history, these new colonists were of many national strains—Scotch, Irish, German, and English. They were also like their prototypes in that they were actuated by various motives in their coming to this new world. Many of the more studious and dependable, like Marguerite Morris, Georgia Worrell and Mary Brockington sought intellectual liberty; some like Tom Fawcett, Lewis Webb and Frank Foy were moved by ambition to carry on trade and commerce with the natives, while still others, like Opie Shelton, Frank Hennis and Jack Robertson were actuated by sheer love of adventure. However, all alike soon found Captain John Smith’s dictum still held good, for it was plainly evident that the governing powers decrees that “He who will not study shall not pass.’’ Consequently, all the new-comers applied themselves seriously to the task of establishing themselves firmly in a world of equal opportunity for all. Unlike some of their prototypes in history, the royal governors were greatly respected and honored, for their infinite patience and fine ability with which they directed the course of their inexperienced and sometimes stupid and refractory subjects. In the vast province of the English language, Governor Wenhold’s leadership proved a source of genuine inspiration. In the ancient domain of Latin. Governor Haymore’s leadership brought a broader, richer vision of her subjects, while the complex realm of mathematics were wisely guided by capable joint rulers. Governor Powell and Governor Finch. In the colony of Science, Governors Cubbage and Johnson taught the new-comers to find wonder and interest in common facts of every-day life. The young settlers early learned the necessity and art of governing them¬ selves. In 1928. at the very beginning of their career, the following repre¬ sentatives were chosen by popular vote to direct the colonial policy of the young pioneers: Thomas Fawcett, president: Lewis Webb, vice-president: John Walker, secretary; Blanche Gwyn, treasurer. So reasonable and upright was the behavior of the pioneers that no friction or disagreement ever arose between them and their fellows in the three other colonies. The settlers daily learned to depend more and more upon themselves and their own unaided efforts for whatever they needed. They ceased to be dependent on other countries for the necessities, but learned to supply their manifold needs from their own books, brains and energy. During all the time, the settlers in this new world were growing stronger, and were daily practicing the art of self-government in all things. This spirit steadily developed until they, at last, were moved to overthrow the Tyrant of Ignorance, and to say, like Patrick Henry of old, “Give me knowledge, or give me death. " Having taken this step, the young colonists, now facing the critical period of 1930- ' 32, claim as their own the words of the great admiral himself. “Sail on! Sail on! And on!” Florida Graves. - ft ft a ft nil « it « ft it a ft ft it it ft ft it ft ft ft it ft ft ft Ft Page Forty-two it-it ' i«- ai-a! - • w • • ft • a • w pit • w • w Freshman Class MOTTO: “The path of honor lies open to all. " COLORS: Purple and White FLOWER: Lilac Grace Adams J. B. Banner Julia Barber Clyde Beasley Opal Belton Ruth Belton Grover Brown Mary Gladys Brown Mary Brannon Seldon Brannock Ida Brannock Mary Bondurant Bessie Lou Bray Edward Bowman Hazel Boyd Edmund Burke Ruby Blizzard James Burke Russell Caudle MEMBERS Doris Cockerham Edith Craddock Duke Conduff Lelan Cook Julian Childress Ed Creed Paul Creed Marie Cox Elizabeth Damico Tullio Damico Lovill Dean Ruth Dearmin Julian Dearmin Ola Dobson Mary Dipalma Alma Edwards Lucile Edwards Evelyn Faucett Thomas Fulk Don Fuller Max Fuller Robert Fulcher Rufus Gardner Bowman George Katherine Gilbert Helen Goad Helen Goldsmith Margaret Graves Betty Griffin Scott Gwyn Porter Hampton Robert Harris William Heckard Bentley Hines Arvil Holyfield Norwood Hodge Bishop Horton Macon Hollingsworth Page Forty-four J. Herman Johnson Frances Norman Gilbert Spargo Garland Hunt Caledonia Hutchens Doris Jackson Ruth Jackson Myrtle Jarvis Agnes Jeffries Macon Jordan Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Frances Lawrence Edward Lewis Foy Lee Lowe Virgie Marion Josephine McCraw Kyle McCoy Julia Melton Arline Monday Annie Monday. Morris Monday Dale Monday Lillian Monday Cloyd Moser Freshman Class Sponsors OFFICERS President JULIAN BARBER Miss Mae Smith . - . . Vice-President - Secretary-Treasurer MEMBERS Ruth Moore Geneva Neal Mildred Owens Raymond Patterson Morris Patterson Rayford Peninger Irene Peele Arlis Poore Reva Poore Stella Poore Bethania Puckett Elizabeth Puckett William Riddle Mildred Roberts Virginia Roberts Edna Roberson Annie Schumaker Julia Shelton June Simmons Dora Slaughter Carl Stewart Annie Lee Smith Mildred Smith Robert Smith Hubbard Spencfp Ruth Tate Annia Taylor Howard Taylor Bruce Tesh Lucile Tesh Everett Thomas Irene Tilley Ruth Tilley Evelyn Tilley Lillian Tilley Walter Welch Pauline Williamson Irene Williamson Lawrence Williamson Louise Witt Isabelle Wyrick Ft! The Freshman Era |T was the eventful day of August the thirty-first that the Pil- I grims, having been tossed about for seven years in the sea of ' grammar grades, landed on High School Island. Each one was uncertain about which way to go, because one step on the grass meant death. And to add to their numerous ills, they were met and cruelly teased by a savage tribe of Sophomores. The Pilgrims, not knowing the ways of this savage tribe, asked them to guide them and this tribe led them in wrong directions and left them to find their own way. But alas! the daring Sophomores were surprisingly defeated by the ambitious colony of green adventurers who bravely fought for and found their way about on the island. Neither the miraculous calculations of Euclid nor the perplex¬ ing experiments of the science laboratories, which burdened the thoughts of these Pilgrims, could conquer the diligent workers. The bold facts of English and the government of history worried the explorers. However, after they were once started, nothing could stop their quest for a diploma. Fearing total banishment from this island, they decided to choose a reliable leader for the colony. Strange to say, a feminine character, Frances Norman, was elected. And Julia Barber was selected to be her assistant. Gilbert Spargo was chosen to take care of the funds and the correspondence with Juniors, Seniors, and Sophomores. With these faithful leaders the young explorers are established now and are finding education all over this great island. They have made friends with the different tribes and now they know the dif¬ ferent straits of Algebra, Latin, Science, English and History. These Pilgrims hope, not only to find a diploma in wait for them in 33, but they hope to leave this a bigger and better school than ever before. —Sara Scott Gwyn. . a ; • tv ft It Page Forty-six ft ft ZLJ aj-Bi-fti-ft ' -a ' -a - a; ■ a; - a; - a; a; tv - ft • w • ai • a 1 n ' ltlrrrTTTnTrfTnlfrT 11 I3J I K Locke Webb Nancy Satterfield Mr. Cubbage l Mr. Johnson President Secretary Sponsors The Science Club, which is the oldest club in the school, has made re¬ markable progress in the last year. They have enlarged the museum faithfully, thus promoting a greater interest in the scientific field. They have sponsored many interesting and helpful programs at their meetings, which are called twice each month. The Science Club has the largest roll of any club in the school and is one of the most profitable. it! a • • « Page Forty-eight • Rj -HI. Rf. Tt-fV-ft!. ft- RJ-W I it! I lit! I lit! I lit! I 13! I lit! I u • RJ - ft!| jij Tl Literary Club OFFICERS James Combs President Ruth Bowman Secretary Blanche Gwyn Treasurer Miss Williams Sponsor The Literary Club, although one of the newest clubs in the high school, has a splendid organization and has proven extremely helpful and interesting to the members. This club meets once each month and has a second meeting, monthly, held with the dramatic branch of the English Club, Many amusing entertainments have been sponsored by this club and the members thoroughly enjoy its meetings. A! ft 31 31 ft ft 31 Page Forty-nine ftj-ftj-af’Hi Ri-ai-Fti-Ri-Hl • Hi • « • « • Rt • «B • Hi • FU 31 ft) • Hi fti • Hi • 31 ft x x x x Mildred Wolfe Edwin Goldsmith Clara Belle Welch Marion Wagner Miss Wolfe . . President Vice-President . Secretary T reasurer Sponsor MEMBERS X X - la; • ft 1 • x Clyde Banner Martha Binder Ruth Bowman Rachel Bray Mary Zilla Carter Iris Clifton James Combs Frances Folger Julia Belle Foy Miles Foy Alfred Goldsmith Edwin Goldsmith Page Fifty a; ' rH ' rH ' fti ' a; a; - a; Dorabelle Graves Laura Mae Gould Lois Gwyn Lakey Harkrader Rebecca Hines Marguerite Jones William Jordan Ruth Massey James Mayberry Hallie Moore Paul Moorefield Rena Pendleton a; •a; • a; • a; • pvj Frances Poole Charles Redman Mabel Satterfield Nannie Hazel Satterfield Hallie Schumaker Myrtle Short Ora Smith Frances Stewart Marion Wagner Locke Webb Clara Belle Welch Mildred Wolfe • a; • a; - a; • a; • a; rH X r Lakey Harkrader Ruth Bowman Miss Wenhold Annie Belton Cecil Bowman Ruth Bowman Marian Cooke Mary V. Davis Thomas Fawcett Frank Foy Julia Belle Foy Helen Goldsmith Lakey Harkrader Frank Hennis Dramatic Club OFFICERS MEMBERS Rebecca Hines Naomi Holloway Lola Holyfield Lena Holyfield Frances Jacobs Eva Kirkman Louise Kirkman James Leake Stewart Leake Elizabeth Martin President Secretary Sponsor Ruth Moore Hallie Nelson Irene Oakes Frances Owens Jack Robertson Chester Seewald Opie Shelton Ruth Sparger Frances Stewart Mary Thomas Locke Webb Page Fitly-one Ri • • fe • fy fy • ?y • ?y ■ fV • ft Hi Page Fifty-tivo 1 Hi • m re • » • m %• re • re • re • re - re • Hil cawi Latin Club OFFICERS Dorabelle Graves Mildred Wolfe Mabel Satterfield Rena Pendleton Miss Haymore Julia Barber Martha Binder Nina Binder Mary Brannon Bessie Lou Bray Rachel Bray Doris Cockerham James Combs Duke Conduff Lucile Edwards Ruby Edwards Mary Brockington Thomas Fawcett MEMBERS Myrtle Forrest Julia Belle Foy Frank Foy Katherine Gilbert Laura Mae Gould Dorabelle Graves Florida Graves Blanche Gwyn Scott Gwyn Bentley Hines Doris Jackson Frances Jacobs Eva Kirkman President . Vice-President Secretary r reasurer .Sponsor Charles Lowry Elizabeth Martin Ruth Massey Mary Lee Malcolm Mary Mebane Midkiff Mabel Satterfield Louise Short June Simmons Dora Slaughter Lewis Webb Charles Witt Louise Witt Mildred Wolfe Math Club a OFFICERS Miles Foy Rebecca Hines Locke Webb Mr. Finch Miss Powell Mary Armfield Claude Ayers Clyde Banner Julia Barber Martha Binder Ruth Blizzard Ruth Bowman James Bray Mary Zilla Carter Doris Cockerham Blanche Edwards MEMBERS Frances Folger Alfred Goldsmith Laura Mae Gould Dorabelle Graves Florida Graves Blanche Gwyn Ralph Herman Rebecca Hines Marguerite Jones William Jordan Charles Lowry President Vice-President Secretary-T reasurer Sponsors Mary Mebane Midriff Frank McKinney Irene Roberts Mabel Satterfield Hallie Schumaker Chester Seawald Lucile Simmons Joe Tesh Marion Wagner Locke Webb Clara Belle Welch Page Fifty-three - Ft? • Ffc! - Ffcf Graniteer Staff James Combs Julia Belle Foy Mildred Wolfe Ruth Bowman Dorabelle Graves Lillian McCoy Marion Wagner Ossie Goad Marian Cooke James Bray Marguerite Jones Lockf. Webb Lakey Harkrader Ralph Herman Frances Stewart Pauline Key Second Year Commercial Class Mary Thomas Clara Belle Welch. Editor-in-Chief Assistant Editor-in-Chief Literary Editor Assistant Literary Editor Class Editor Assistant Class Editor Faculty Editor Art Editor Assistant Art Editor Humorist Clubs Editor Athletic Editor Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Advertising Manager Assistant Advertising Manager T ypists . Circulation Manager Picture Editor ft! Paye Fitly-four (r ft! ft! Martha Binder Ruth Bowman. Mildred Wolfe High Spots Staff Miss Elizabeth Fisher. Faculty Advisor EDITORIAL STAFF . Editor-in-Chief Asst. Editor-in-Chief Managing Editor Dorabelle Graves Frances Folger . . Julia Belle Foy, DEPARTMENTAL STAFF Lakey HARKRADER, Sports Editor OPIE SHELTON Asst. Sports Editor JAMES Combs . Headlines Marion Wagner . Personals Senior Commercial Class . Marguerite Jones Hallie Moore . James Bray BUSINESS STAFF Thomas Fawcett Frances Stewart Clara Belle Welch . Assignment Editor . . . Associate Editor . . Associate Editor Personals Alumni Humorist T ypists Business Manager Advertising Manager . Circulation Manager REPORTERS Scott Gwyn. ' 3 3 Elizabeth Martin, ' 3 2 Rebecca Hines. ' 3 1 Rachel Bray. ' 30 Page Pi fly-due Journalistic Chib it it OFFICERS Marion Wagner Mabel Satterfield Blanche Gwyn Opie Shelton . Miss Elizabeth Fisher President V ice-President . Secretary T r easurer .Sponsor ft it 3j it it MEMBERS Ft Martha Binder Nina Binder Ruth Bowman Bessie Lou Bray James Bray Rachel Bray Mary Brockington Doris Cockerham James Combs Frances Folger Julia Belle Foy Dorabelle Graves Florida Graves Blanche Gwyn Scott Gwyn Lakey Harkrader Rebecca Hines Dorothy Jones Marguerite Jones Elizabeth Martin Lillian McCoy Gae McCraw Hallie Moore Katherine Marshall Paul Moorefield Marguerite Morris Rena Pendleton Robert Perkins Frances Poole Opie Shelton Mabel Satterfield Frances Stewart Marion Wagner Clara Belle Welch Mildred Wolfe Georgia Worrell Ft Ft I . Ft rH j I L- Page Fifty-six • Iki • m • f - Ri - • ftd - ft! - ft? • ft . • Tfcf - Ftf • Ft! • fld • Rj « Rj - 3 ■■d it! • FUI r j H High Speed Commercial Motto: " Speed " OFFICERS Club Jack Hodge Mary Nell Short Pauline Key Lessie Cooke Miss Ernst Miss Johnston Lester Badgett Flora Brown Mary Bowman Rachel Calloway DeWitt Coble Margaret Coble Lessie Cooke Louise Edwards Ruby Edwards Thelma Gardner Yancey Graves MEMBERS Ossie Goad Lois Gwyn Glenn Hatcher Jack Hodge Dorothy Jones Pauline Key Julia Martin Catherine Marshall Jessie McKellar Lillian McCoy Gae McCraw Virginia Moser President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer Sponsors John Peele Robert Perkins Frances Poole Woodrow Roberts Alex Satterfield Pauline Shinault Mary Nell Short Albert Smith Reid Stewart Elsie Lamb Kate Nichols Page Fifty-seven The Clubs of Mount Airy High School st N the past year many activities of the various clubs have been a I prominent part of the social life of the students of Mount Airy ' High School. Each particular club sponsored events that were characteristic of it. For instance, the members of the French Club tested their skill by the working of French cross-word puzzles: stu¬ dents in the science department were given jumbled sentences to straighten out which stated some scientific truth: the mathematicians showed their ability in solving geometrical problems such as how old Methuselah would be if he were living today; the members of the Journalistic Club, while on a treasure hunting expedition, were asked to describe in full, some object which they observed on the trip. Their ability to take directions and to write down that which they saw was tested. Several parties were also enjoyed during the school term. One of greatest importance—-its being the only one of its kind in the history of the school—was the Roman Banquet, given at the Blue Ridge Hotel. All of the students present were dressed representing some well-known Roman or Roman god or goddess. The program consisted of orations, a Greek dance, Fatin songs and Roman toasts. The menu was made up exclusively of Roman foods, which were eaten with a spoon. The French Club members had their fortunes told and wrote Valentine messages to each other in French. During the first fifteen minutes of the party, not an English word was spoken. The Journalistic, Science, Monogram, Mathematics, Eng¬ lish and Commercial Clubs enjoyed delightful parties at which the initiation of new members took place. The dramatic branch of the English Club disclosed some not¬ able talents, in several of the students, for dramatics. A number of plays were admirably presented. The French and Fatin Clubs gave interesting plays and pantomimes in their own language. It has been said that the past year has been one of the most successful for the clubs. Each club has done its best, and more interest has been shown in club work and activity. llrrmUl Coach George D. Underwood. Bray, Jacobs, Hatcher, Webb (M), Per¬ kins (M), Kingsbury (M), Bailey (M), Jordan (M). Holyfield (M). Tesh (Mi Captain Leake (M), Williamson. Riddle. Brown (M), Banner (M). Byrd (M), Goldsmith (Mi. Patterson (M). Combs, Lovill, J. Creed, Forrest. Badgett iM). Satterfield (M). Coble (M). Davis (M), Laughridge ( M ), Beasley, Ayers, E. Creed, Shelton. Manager . Football Results, 1929 Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy Mt. Airy 26 Mountain Park 14 Galax 6 Thomasville 26 Burlington 6 Winston-Salem 6 Salisbury 6 Candor 28 Asheboro 6 Reidsville 0 Concord Totals 124 Games won, 7; lost, 2; tied, 1. Page Sixty H Ft! • • W • W • r«| FOOTBALL SQUAD ft Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Si Hi Si Si Si Si S ' Si i S ' ft ft! ft BASEBALL SQUAD Coach George D. Underwood, Laughridge. C. Creed, Harkrader, Dobson, Jim Creed, Foy, Armfield, Stewart, Monday, Coble, Captain , Badgett, Riddle, Schu- maker. Jess Creed, Davis, Warren, Hull, Baseball Results Mt. Airy . 9 Greensboro 8 Mt. Airv . 9 Booneville. 5 Mt. Airy. 6 Lexington ■ 12 Mt. Airy. 3 Winston-Salem 2 Mt. Airy 3 Siler City 5 Mt. Airy . 7 Booneville 8 Mt. Airy. 6 High Point 5 Mt. Airy. 8 Winston-Salem 3 Mt. Airy . 11 East Bend 3 Mt. Airy 6 Madison. 3 Mt. Airy 2 Winston-Salem 8 Totals . 77 . 66 Si s; Si Si S ' Si it S ' ft it S ' ft Si ft Si ft S ' ft ft ft Si Si ft ft ft ft ft Si Si ft! Page Sixty-one Si « Si • ft! • ft! • fti • Si • Si ft ft ft ♦ ' ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft BOYS ' BASKETBALL SQUAD Coach Underwood, Satterfield, Harkrader, Graves, Dean, Tesh, Riddle, Laughridge. Hatcher. Ayers. Rondle Laughridge. Manager . Boys’ Basketball Basketball was a bit on the bum for lack of interest and an efficient place to play, and practice, but better teams will come with " that new gymnasium. " ’ (Keep talking about it.) As a whole, basketball was a success and the members of the squads are to be given a hand for the way they took advantage of the little oppor¬ tunity that they had. ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft » ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft -ft ft ft Page Sixty-two ft • ft - M- fti-ft-K-RJ-ft-R! - Ft; - ft • ft • ft • ft! • ft • ft! • ft ft • ft ft ft ft • ft • ft ft GIRLS ' BASKETBALL SQUAD Captain Tesh, Roberts, Binder. R, Moore, Folger, B. Gwyn, O. Smith, l. Mon¬ day, A. Belton. A. Smith. Girls’ Basketball This year the girls showed themselves to be real sports by their interest, earnestness, and fair play. They developed a winning team of which the school is proud; they are to be congratulated on their hard work and sportsmanship. Two of the team members, Irene Roberts and Martha Binder, are in the class of ’30. Both of them are first-class veteran forwards and will be graduated with their “M.” Page Sixty-three U NDER the careful and able direction of our Coach, George D. Underwood, Mount Airy High has made a great for¬ ward step in athletics this year, especially in football. He moulded a gridiron team with very little experienced material, that went to the finals of Western North Carolina. In baseball, the Blue and White Smackers made a record and name to be proud of, winning from three of North Carolina’s largest cities. CLASS OF ’30 ATHLETES Many of the star sportsmen of Mount Airy High School have gone on but still many more have entered. We wish to pay homage to those departing from our ranks this year. The first brought to mind is “Smiling” Joe Tesh. Joe was captain and versatile end of our latest edition of Granite Bears and contributed generously to its success. He also did the jumping at center on the basketball team. Next in line comes “De” Coble, the brains of the football team. He is quarter for the Bearcats, third sacker and captain in baseball, and shifty forward in basketball. When “De” leaves we lose a great sportsman. Miles Foy starred as first string catcher in baseball. We pre¬ dict a successful season for him in the 1930 contest. “Puny’ ' Alfred Goldsmith, jolly guard of the Bears, will be another “heavy” loss. Since he weighed 212 pounds, he was the big man of the team. Lakey Harkrader. “Monarch of the Mound,” twirls that horsehide pill like nobody’s business and you can bet he clears the sacks when he gets up to bat. He also played varsity on the basket¬ ball team. Lonnie Brown and Locke Webb played varsity football at tackle and end. We hear a movement is on foot to have track and tennis teams. We hope to hear more about this. • • at " t Page Sixty-four a a! a a; at at at at at [A| a; a; at jj at at at at at at at at at at at at at at at at • at at-at-at-at-at-at-at-at-at -at • at • at • at • at • at • at • at • at • at • at • at at ft! it ♦ ' ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! it ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! - it ft JOKES “De” COBLE: What happened to you, Jim? JlM COMBS: My girl threw me a flower. “De” : But that couldn’t have made such a wreck of you. JlM: But that is true. She forgot to take it out of the pot. Mr. FINCH: If the average farmer’s income was one hundred dollars a month— LUCILE SIMMON: (under her breath) : They would all buy a Ford. “Does your daughter get in all hours of the night?” asked the first mother. “No,” replied Mrs. Pendleton, “She always chooses those that come after two o’clock.” JAMES Leake (employed by a Scot) : I have been here one year doing three men ' s work and now I want a raise. EMPLOYER: I doot I canna gie ye that, but if ye’ll tell me the names of the ither twa men I’ll fire them. EMPLOYMENT Agent (to applicant) : What ' s your work? LONNIE Brown (scared to death, but wanting a job as a painter) : Er- pup-pup— AGENT (writing) : Drives motor boat. All right, we ll let you know when a job turns up. PANHORN: That dining room table goes back to Louis XIV. CLYDE Banner: That’s nothing. I heard Dad say that our whole din¬ ing room suite goes back to Sears Roebuck the fifteenth. SHOP Assistant (inquired) : “Madam, are you shopping here?” “Certainly!” Miss Wolfe retorted. “Oh,” went on the assistant, “I thought you were taking an inventory.’ JACK Hodge: Do you cash checks? CASHIER: Yes, but not yours. JACK: Isn’t my face good? CASHIER: Yes, but I can ' t get it in the cash register. Frances Stewart: Do you play golf? MARION Wagner: Oh dear no, I don’t even know how to hold the caddie. Page Sixty-nix ft! ft! K ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! ft! it ft! ft ft! ft! ■ ft! ftl-ftj-ftt ' fti-ftl-rfci-ftj-fti -Ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!-ft!- ft! • ft! - ft! ft JOKES Mr. SHELTON (looking into a store window) : Opie, you may have your choice of any of those pants. OPIE (gazing in intently) : I want those with the sign on them which says, " Can ' t be beat.” A visiting Scotchman was lost for two whole days in an American city. The police force and the members of the traveling party searched diligently for the lost member. They found him riding on a pay-as-you-exit street car. Miss Powell: What is ignorance. Alfred Goldsmith? " GOLDY”: Ignorance is when you don’t know anything and somebody finds it out. ' Who. ?” " Next!” Immigrant: Born ?” Yes, sir. " Where?” Russia. " What part?” All of me. " Why did you leave Russia?” I couldn’t bring it with me.” Where were your forefathers born?” I only got one father.” Your business?” Rotten. " Where is Washington?” He ' s dead. " I mean the capital of the United States?” They loaned it all to Europe. " Now. do you promise to support the constitution?” How can I? I ' ve got a wife and six children to support. " MlSS HaymorE: Dorabelle, give the principle parts of possum. DORABELLE Graves: Head, legs, and tail. MlSS Smith: What were the last words of Mary, Queen of Scots? HISTORY Class: " Ain ' t gonna reign no more.” Page Sixly-seoen w-Fti-iy-fti-rti-fti-Ri-Fti-ai-Fy-Fki-a; ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft [i| ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft • « it • X • X Ft + . I Ft 1 « 1 1 1 I 1 I Ftl 1 1 Ptf I 1 H! 1 ftl 1 1 I Ft Ft ■« • i Hi [ Ft 1 1 Ft i Ft ft ft ft ft i ft j 1 ft ! Hi I i PJJ r ? ft ?d m • x • X it it a; ft ft ft a ;t it it ft ft it ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft it ft ft ft ft it • ft • j I I START YOUR CAREER ON TIME Be Sure It Is Elgin Time Beautiful Models in Both Bracelet and Strap 1 $15.00 UP | i Paddison Jewelry Co. J Experts On All Makes of Fine Timepieces ft ft ft G. C. LOVILL COMPANY WHOLESALE GROCERIES FEED AND NOTIONS MOUNT AIRY. N. C. i rc. ft ft ft 1 • ft • ft! ft f ft I ft 1 i ♦ ft i ft I i ft 1 ft i l ft 1 ft l l ft I ft l 1 ft ft ft ft ft I + + i i ft 1 ft I i ft I ft 1 1 ft I ft I I ft 1 ft I I ft i ft l I ft j T ft 1 I ft + ft_ At - ftj If we please you tell others; If not, tell us. You have pleased the Senior Class—Our advice, trv the Poore’s Dry Cleaners Always Satisfied Customers Call 309 Call 309 60 South Main MOUNT AIRY. N. C. Commercial Banking Trusts THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK MOUNT AIRY, N. C. -- If You Want a Thousand Dollars—SAVE $100.00 First Open a Savings Account With us Today and Save Systematically T. G. FAWCETT, Pres. U Trust Officer W. W. BURKE, Vice-President D. C. RECTOR, Asst. Cashier and E. G. SMITH. Cashier Trust Officer Resources More Than $1,750,000.00 Savings Lock Boxes Page Seventy it ft ft ft a ft ft ft it it [ft| it ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft t-t-t ' t ' t-t-ai-ai - fb •jt-aj-m-aj-ai • ft • m • ft • it • it • ft ft • ft • ft. p? ft We Appreciate Your Patronage Sheaffer Fountain Pens and Pencils Eastman Kodaks and Films Norris Candy Cut Flowers Mt. Airy Drug Co. J o “A Good Drug Store” PHONE 128 We Deliver I I Now that you have completed your studies in M. A. H. S. give us an oppirtunity to teach you a lesson in thrift mm WAGNERS, Incorporated 5c to $2.98 Department Store Where Quality is High — Where Prices are Low The Result—More Monev Feft in Your Purse .ft • ft 1 Page Seventy-one • ft • ft ■+ ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ip ftl rl ft + • { ft 1 1 ft 1 ft 1 1 ft I ft I 1 ft I ft i 1 ft 1 ft 1 I ft I ft 1 J ft 1 ft + ft Ift • ft • « ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ft-ift-a;- tv. ■ ift • tv - tv ■ tv rfc • ft • ft! ■ ft • ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft I j Winning Victories For You! , . t , 1 In War. as Napoleon remarked, it s heavy artillery that wins the victories. In merchandising, it’s heavy buying power. The i tremendous buying power of the J. C. Penny Stores finds expression in the ability of every store to give you substantial savings in low prices on every purchase you make. Let us prove to you as we have to millions of others that you may benefit by shopping here where I quality, goods, alert service, and low prices prevail. i ' i J. C. PENNEY CO., INC. I j MOUNT AIRY, N. C. 1 I T I -+ I +- i i " " " " " " . . . " " " n 1 John D. Thompson i I i i Griffon Clothes | i i ! High Art Clothes ! 1 I ! I Knox Hats Mallory Hats I Furniture j 1 1 I j OUTFITTERS TO Carpets Rugs 1 1 1 MEN AND BOYS 1 Radios Phonographs i l I I I 1 I I i 1 i Simmons Clothing PHONE 140 j Main Street i I 1 1 I Company Mount Airy, N. C. I i I l I MOUNT AIRY. N. C. 1 i -+ i +- ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft it Page Seventy-two MEREDITH COLLEGE RALEIGH, N. C. Offers Young Women Three Distinct Advantages 1. It is recognized as a Standard College by the Southern Association of Colleges, by the Association of American Universities, and by the American Association of University Women. 2. It is a small College—student body of 500—large enough for enthusiasm, but small enough for students and teachers all to be good friends. 3. It is a Christian College—with Christian atmosphere and motive and freedom. For Catalogue or further information, write CHAS. E. BREWER, President Raleigh, N. C. A»—....—....—....—. Best Eats Best Service JOHNSON’S CAFE Ladies ' Rest Room MOUNT AIRY. N. C. The Mount Airy News J. E. Johnson Son Publishers Established in 1880 Under Present Manage¬ ment for 26 Years Page Seventy-three fti • W • K ft! Ft! • at • H ft at I at | I at I at J | at ] I a; | I at I at i I ft I ft I j at i ft | 1 ft I at + ft [ at I at I l at I at | i at i at i I at i ft i i ft i at i i at i at i i at + at - at • a; " " — " " — •h SOUTHERN PUBLIC UTILITIES CO. 48 South Main Street MOUNT AIRY, N. C. m LIGHT : : HEAT : : POWER K 496—PHONES—95 “Electricity , the Servant in the Home” Gray Creech, Inc. Winston-Salem. N. C. WHOLESALE s|b School Supplies of Every Description " Carolina’s Best and Largest Paper House” •I - " " ------- " " - " " - " " - " " --------- " " - The Acorn Stores Incorporated Corner Main and Pine Streets MOUNT AIRY, N. C. We Shoe and Clothe The Entire Family I 1 +-»■ ft W Page Seventy-four IV rti ft K ft it at it ft at lil ft it ft at ft at at at at ft at ai a; at at a; at at at • at • at - at ft • • ftl ft ft I ft 1 I ft ! ft I i ft I ft i I ft i ft 1 I I ft 1 I ft I ft 1 I ft I . + ft •f ft I ft I ft 1 I ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ! ft 1 1 ft 1 + ft ft • ft •« SYDNOR SPARGER INSURANCE HEADQUARTERS - —„—„— -+ Holcomb Midkiff Hardware TAPPAN GAS RANGES ATWATER KENT RADIOS May We Serve You? w. w. CASH STORE MOUNT AIRY. N. C. MOUNT AIRY. N. C. ft ft Page Seventy-six Knowledge, Responsibility and Reliability --- Workmen Building and Loan Association Senes Open May and November I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ((i _ ()i _ _ __ _ _ _ _ ((ii _ i(i _ _ _ _ 1 - I I I I I I I Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes Hosiery, Piece Goods ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft • ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft i| ft ft • ft! • ft • ft! • ft • ft • ft • Ft • ft - ft • ft • ft • ft • ft • ft - ft • ft - ft • ft • ft • ft ft HARRISON’S Ladies and Misses Shop FASHIONABLE But Not Expensive SMART— DRESSES COATS MILLINERY HOSIERY Home of CO-ED Frocks, and KAYSER Hosiery Style — Quality—Service HARRISON’S MOUNT AIRY, N. C. --- 1 1 1 1 . -+ j ! W. S. Wolfe Drug Co. ■ Ladies Ready-to-Wear I Dependable Druggists i Shoes, Hose, Dry Goods 53% i t ! ■ Men ' s and Boy’s Clothing j I I EASTMAN KODAKS | J WHITMAN ' S CANDIES j 1 DON’T FAIL TO VISIT j SYKES ' CUT FLOWERS ! 1 I JACKSON BROS. i | " The Best of Every thirty " MOUNT AIRY’S LEADING [ Main Street Phone 53 I DEPARTMENT STORE ! j Page Seventy-seven We wish every member of the graduating class of 1930 a full measure of success in the field of their endeavor NORTH STATE GRANITE COMPANY Manufacturers of Mount Airy Granite Page Seventy-eight fti-ftf-ft’ft-fti-af-ft ' -Ft-Ft-Bi-ai’ft-Rj-fti-ftf-rti-ai-fti-Ri-ai ft it it ft it ft it ft ft ft it ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft 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 Company Page Seventy-rune I -+ aj-Ffc-at-fy-ft ' -fv-ft ' -Fk ' -ai - fh a; • • « • FW Ft! MARTIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING Mount Airy, N. C. Hospital Nurses ' Home 0 Moir S. Martin, M.D., F.A.C.S. Surgeon-in-Chief Edward C. Ashby, M.D., F.A.C.S. Associate Surgeon Nell Wright, R.N. Superintendent of Nurses Eliza Marshall. R.N. X-Ray and Laboratory Technician KD Martin Memorial Hospital SCHOOL OF NURSING Mount Airy, N. C. Offers a three-year course in nursing to accredited High School Graduates between the ages of 18 and 35. Maintenance an d monthly allowance. Classes enter February and September. For further information, write NELL WRIGHT. R. N. 0 Page Eighty This Space Contributed by ' ! j CM ?3 CARTER FURNITURE COMPANY I | MT. AIRY. N. C. j (TN fS J ] W. F. Carter. Jr. W. H. Carter i I I | [ Hardware 1888-1930 Firestone Tires | W. E. 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