Nichols High School - Log Yearbook (Oxford, NC)

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Who knows but some "Moon Shooter" may be within the cover of this volume of The Log! We hope we have included something that will bring satisfaction for the present, and cherished memories later. We realize there are imperfections in our book, never- theless, we have enjoyed the experience. To you, our friend, we pass it on, and with it, our sin- cere thanks to all who have given a helping hand. Page Four COHTEHTS fzomzwzscrrefmon .SENIORS Juzvzores SQPHQMORES FREsHmEN HCTIUITIES ATHLETICS HUTTIOR AUTOGRAPHS Page Six MR. Mg GJ TALTON, JR M ,ga-Q, 1 -:f'5"22g?'5p:,n9 QQ, Q' ' 2 " 1, 9' ffj ' 'b LJ' Pqrk' Q r Q' ' an 1 X 5863 410 ' eq,-4"z.zn fails N " -.SSB x. ox V' ,gs C 53' B ' Q . -A -11:5-uvI':',g 3 .rf I 5 ,sr .If-Q 'Zigi " a .'Sj:p,fr- ' ., U SQ .4 J. . 1 -W is i:. 1 Q2 - ,, 1 1 . E64 C Y I B ' V K 16 ' ' ' 5' ' " ' " - S ' Q s ,- . 1 vw -1 S . s ..-'1 . mhnx Q: I , rj' w h 0 5 It ,U A -,Gfe+3'l'3'. rf' -...r- - 1 - my ' x p . ' . J! 1 Q- N nfqf mf ' g Q .' I afifj 0 v 1 -, . -' 3 . , - L ' '- , .J , -':.g..l,-,, ---r-xg: f f-1 ,.-U-gg-gi - Z , -. .L ,, ,,.l -1- 1 X .1 ! .L he .s -'If-3 u -.:.2W'-QL'-'iff 4-K - ,i2.- , O - . .. - . , Q, L Q . ' ' v. 0 V -' 3 "U To one who through the years has served so well, And guided us along our way, We'd like to express our thanks, Mr. Talton, On this our graduation day. You've had a task with Math ouyr brains to fill, , And perhaps we have not done our best,' But' with patience and interest you've worked with a will To help us face problenis that will be in life's test. Boys in athletics you've directed so fine, Teaching thein always fair play thexre rnust be. Rejoice in victoryg o'er defeat never pineg Marks of good sportsmanship ever you'd see. In school, at play, and in Sunday school, too, You've tried to inspire us to set our goal highg Teaching success is not labeled just for the few,' Ambition can be reached if only we try. How much upon you we'd like to bestow In appreciation for your kindness that's due. But a sinall token of our love and respect inay you know ' As we dedicate our voluine of The Log to you. Page Seven F MR. FRANK W. SPEED Page Eightj ,, W7 IN MEMOHIAN 6 0 0 6,06.00.0 In the passing of Mr. Frank W. Speed, the Oxford Orphan- age, its staff of workers, and children have lost a friend sin- cere and true. In his quiet and unassuming manner, he was most conscientious, cooperative, and devoted to the service of the institution, and on the campus, his patience, kindness, and genial spirit will ever be linked with his name. Beyond Life's Dim Horizon Beyond life's dim horizon Is a happy, peaceful land Where travelers are welcomed By a loving, outstretched hand, And every weary traveler Finds a wonderful new li fe That's free from every heartache And every care and strife. For here he meets the Master And his heart is filled with peace- Beyond life's dim horizon Where his joys will never cease. Page Nine Page TGI? ELIZABETH' WOODRUFF IN APPRECIATION O 0 6 4.64.4009 The unrichment of lives should be one of the chief aims of a counselor. This was truly the keynote of the life and activi- ties of Mrs. Elizabeth Woodruff, while a member of the OX- ford Orphanage staff. She became counselor of Fourth Girls Cottage on August 15, 1943, and remained in that position un- til her retirement, June 1, 1957. During those years she guid- ed and inspired the older girls on the campus. She ever sought to imbue "her girls" with a spirit of in- tegrity, honor, thoughtfulness for others, true politeness, un- selfish devotion to duty and a real appreciation of beauty and the finer things of life. Those who have had the pleasure and privilege of associat- ing With Mrs. Woodruff feel that her efforts have paved the Way and opened many doors to a fine type of Womanhood. Still alert and delightfully youthful in attitude, she is en- joying her retirement and the visiting in the homes of her four fine children: Martha Sue, in Charlotteg Frances, in Concord, Billy, in Winston-Salem, Rebecca, in Durham, and David, who is an Episcopal rector in Asheboro. , Page -Eleven Page Twelve Millan vist with Mrs. K. P. Robinson --4 C M nkf Fra Strum, a nd erry V1 E :vs .-C2 U1 'CS cu 5-4 III bu ,-Q .-Q o lil C1 cu E rn rn CU r-1 O :-4 an Q4 Q-4 I3 IN APPRECIATION Q O 9 4,00,00,0 In 1924 Mrs. Katie P. Robinson came to the Oxford Or- phanage as counselor for the First Boys Cottage. At that time, there were many of the smaller boys as well as many who were in high school living in the cottage. From the beginning, she proved herself most capable and efficient in the work. Hundreds of boys have gone forth into the world and have become some of the best and finest citizens to be found any- where. From all who have lived under her supervision, praises will flow for now that they have grown into manhood, they are most appreciative and conscious of her untiring interest in them in their earlier days. Her influence for the right sure- ly will live on in the hearts and minds of those with whom she was associated . In the last several years, the children in her cottage were within a particular age limit of younger boys. They loved and respected her. Having been a mother of two outstanding sons, she knew and understood boys, and tried to direct their steps toward a richer and more abundant life. She retired November 30, 1957. In her retirement we wish for her much happiness all along the Way. Page Thirteen A LANDMARK IN THE LIFE UF NORTH CAROLINA-1855-1958 ST. JOI-IN'S' COLLEGE ORTHE MAIN BUILDING J As early as the year 1838 the Grand Lodge of Masons of North Caroiina was considering the establishment of a "Ma- sonic Seminaryu. The year 1850 found the Grand Lodge in po- sition to take definite action as to the location of the school. After deliberation, Oxford, N.C. was chosen. A committee con- sisting of John Gray Bynum, John A. Lillington, and P. H. Winston, was appointed to prepare and publish an address ex- plaining the course of instruction and system of education proposed. The committee urged that something of astronomy, natur- al philosophy, chemistry, geology, electricity, and galvanism should be taught, but that a larger emphasis should be placed upon architecture, the power of steam and its application to machinery, various processes of manufactures, metallurgy, natural history, and engineering.- At a time when there were only sixty-five lodges in the state, an agent was appointed to solicit funds for the estab- lishment of the college. St. John's College was decided as the name for the institution. In 1853 E. H. Hicks deeded to the Trustees of St. John's College a tract of land containing 109 acres near the corpo- rate limits of the town of Oxford. The purchase price was 334,480 In 1855 the Trustees awarded to John Berry, of Orange County, the contract for the brick work on the building at S11,106, and to J. N. Holt, of Warren County, the contract for the wood-work at 311,394, at a total cost of 322,500 On June 24, 1855, the anniversary of the birth of Saint John the Baptist, the corner stone of the structure was laid with appropriate ceremonies by the Grand Lodge. Report was made by the Trustees of the College to the Grand Lodge in December 1857, that the building had been completed at a cost of 323,000 and that 313,000 of this amount was still unpaid. The dimensions of this building areinteresting: "The build- ing is 122 feet by 40 feet, the center is 63 feet, is four stories and a basement, contains 53 dormitories, a Chapel 40 feet by 60 feet, four recitation rooms, two society rooms and other rooms for chemical and other purposes. The four rooms suited for the accommodations of professors were provided each with a fire-place. A spacious chapel was provided, with a gallery around it, capable of seating conveniently 1200 persons." The doors of the College were opened July 13, 1858, with Prof. Ashbell G. Brown, a distinguished educator, in charge, 'Page Fifteei and Mr. James Campbell, assistant. The institution was for male students only. The management of the institution was changed several times without result and the troubles of the College never came to an end. It was converted from one type of school to another, without success. In 1860 it was suggested that St. John's College be made a military school, and as the war broke out, the College sus- pended its operations. At the close of the war, Mr. John H. Mills, who was con- ducting a female school in Oxford, made arrangements to move into the building and had contemplated purchasing the same. He abandoned the idea, and in 1868 the property was sold under mortgage held by Capt. John Berry and was bought by the Grand Lodge of Masons for the sum of S7,000. An ef- fort was made in 1871 to arrange for re-opening or to lease the property. This failed and a caretaker moved into the build- ing until further disposition could be made. Thus the story of St. John's College closed in a record of failure, but not until the Masons of the State had placed themselves in the ranks of the pioneers of education in North Carolina. In 1872 there was a tie in the casting of votes to sell the building and Grand Master John Nichols cast the deciding vote against the sale. The question, "What shall we do with it?", then arose but remained undecided. Mr. John H. Mills, who may be called the "Father of the Orphanage" introduced a resolution to convert St. John's College, called the Main Building, into an orphanage, and in ten minutes the resolution was carried by a unanimous vote and Mr. Mills was placed in charge of the work. Since the conversion of St. John's College into the Main Building, or the Orford Orphanage, as known then, there have been nine superintendents: Mr. John H. Mills, Reverend B. F. Dixon, Reverend J. T. Harris, Dr. W. S. Black, Mr. N. M. Lawrence, Col. W. J. Hicks, Mr. R. L. Brown, Reverend C. K. Proctor, and Reverend A. D. Leon Gray. The Main Building, for over eighty years, was the center of life for the Oxford Orphanage. There was a time when the superintendent lived in a part of the building, for there was no other provision for living quarters, there was also a time when a large number of small- er children lived in this building, for there was no cottage for them, there was the time when it provided the only class- rooms for school, for John Nichols School was not completed until 1925. After the school was moved to the new building, the second and third floors were remodeled for rooms for the lady members of the staff. Page Sixteen On the first floor, one would find offices for the case Work- er, and in former days, that of the lady Supervisor, Miss Net- tie N. Bemisg the post office, children's visitor's room, read- ing rooms for the staff, "the candy corner," and parlors. The chapel was a most important and only auditorium for years. Here ,thousands throughout the years, enjoyed various pro- grams and assemblies. Religious training given and received in this one room has Without doubt placed its stamp on Wor- thy citizenship in North Carolina. The fourth floor, when no longer required for living con- ditions, was used as storage space for clothing, until the Duke Building was erected, than this department was transferred. This Main Building no longer exists in material form, but there are memories associated With it that will long be cherished. Often one is lauded for his life of service and good deeds. This building is deserving of similar praise, in its Way, for it has made pess ble the means for greater contributions and finer development of the boys and girls in the Oxford Or- phanage. Here cliaraclcr has been built and lasting friendship made! Page Seventeen ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE OR THE MAIN BUILDING LAYING OF SECOND CORNERSTCNE 49 1955 June 24, US Main Buildi "U 9-3 UQ rn Z! 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BUILDING PROPOSED EOR REPLACEMENT OE THE MAIN BUILDING clminiotration 02' Www iisnwfg vw egg 3 Q 'awk v,,,,W.,,f' 1 V.,f 354 N A 1. , 'A kv W W' lr -X121 - in ,f a sqgffg gif' L' ,7 ' , - M mir .Z 3 , ' it gs ,f - W " C -QW' Ti ,fx - f' i' ... k ii' " Vx - A '4 h 'Q '2: .. , kk - Q 1 xl - 1 5 , f.,- gan , Km ' Reg an My ' , . W :Y ff .. im 'L :U ' ' 'L L55 an ' 1 A MR. THOMAS B. CURRIN Principal of John Nichols School When school opened September 5, 1957, it seemed strange not to see Mr. E. T. Regan in the principal's office-a position which he had held for fourteen years. Since his duties as as- sistant superintendent of the Oxford Orphanage required full time, it was necessary that another principal be elected. From the many applications that Were filed in the City Superintendent's office, John Nichols School was most for- tunate in having Mr. Thomas B. Currin elected as Mr. Regan successor. Previously, he had been a member of the faculty, thus, he already had a secure reputation, but as the school term, 1957-1958 ends, he continues to be thought of as a Most Cooperative, Christian Gentleman. Page Twenty One Page Twenty-TWO JOHN NICHOLS SCHOOL MR. C. W. DUGGINS Superintendent of Oxford City Schools Page Twenty-Three Page Twenty-Four MR. THOMAS B. CURRIN Principal of John Nichols STRAP! Campbell Collegeg B.A., Wake Forest I I 4 REVEREND A. DELEON GRAY Superinteozdfmt of Oxford Orphanage A.B., Birmingham-Southern Collegeg B.D., Duke University Page Twenty-Five MR. E. T. REGAN Assistant Supertintendent of Oxford Orphanage Page 'Twenty-Six IN APPRECIATION O 0 6 0.00.9000 Thank you, Mr. Regan! When one has most efficiently filled so many positions in the life of the Oxford Orphanage, it is not easy to find Words to express the appreciation and gratitude he so richly deser- ves. Think of the experience he has had! And how varied! Yet he has found in each something he has enjoyed and found re- warding. Variety makes life interesting, consequently, it is doubtful that Mr. Regan found many dull moments. Having graduated from Elon College, he soon became a member of the Orphanage staff. Indeed, he has had the oppor- tunity to learn about boys and girls, for since 1929, he has held these positions on the campus: coach of all boys' athlet- ics, cottage counselor, Sunday school superintendent, high school teacher, director of the athletic program for the chil- dren, principal of John Nichols School, and now, full-time As- sistant Superintendent of the Oxford Orphanage. Mr. Regan succeeded Mr. D. S. Johnson in 1943 as princi- pal of the John Nichols School, previously, he had taught in the high school department. In this capacity, he Won the ad- miration and esteem of his teachers and pupils. Each knew he was a friend . It is true that he is now in another office, but at the same time, members of the faculty and children in the classrooms can be assured of his very keen interest in the Welfare of the school. For all that he has meant to the school and continues to mean, we are deeply grateful, and Wish for him much satis- faction in his service, for "Service is the noble proof of a noble lifef' Page Twenty-Seven Miss BETSY BURNETTE Louisburg College Typing and Shorthand Secretary to the Principal MRS. JAMES A. DUNN MRS. JACQUETTA CIAYTON B. S., Woman's College of the Uni- versity of North Carolina. English and Physical Education MRS. ELBERT E. FULLER A. B., Salem Collegeg Summer Ses- B-.Mus-, W0maf1'S Cfluege Of the Uni' sions at University of North Carolina, VG1'S1ty Of N01'fh Cafollna- also University of Virginia. Public School Music Librarian CFirst Semesterj Page Twenty-Eight MR. WADE E. GREGORY Graduate of Oxford Orphanage Instructor in Slioeinaking MRS. LUTHLR A. LIGON A. B., Elon Collegeg M. A., University of North Carolinag Candidate for Ph. D. English and Latin A MR. J. H. LANDRUM Mergenthaler School of Mechanics Instructor in Printing MR. E. G. MCSWAIN Graduate of Electrical Engineering, I. C. S., Associate Member of Ameri- can Institute of Electrical Engineering. Instructor in Electrical Engineering Page I Twenty-Nine MISS MARIE ROBERTS B.S., Western Carolina College. Public School Music CLaSt Semesterj MR. WILLIAM J. SMITH B.S., M.A., Appalachian State Teach ers College. Social Science and Physical Education o MISS VIVIAN STAINBACK B.S., Madison Col1ege,RVirginia. Science Page Thirty MR. M. G. TALTON, JR. A.B., Elon College Mathematics and Baseball MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON Outstanding Teacher 1957 York Rite Chapel February 22, 1958 PROGRAM Introduction .... ....... M rs. Henry B. Jennings, Jr. President Oxford Womans' Club Prayer .... ................. M rs. Ernest Hill President Junior Womans' Club Welcome ...... .... R everend A. DeLeon Gray Special Music .......... .... J ohn Nichols School Chorus Introduction of Speaker ............. Mrs. Thomas J. Currin President Intermediate Womans' Club Guest Speaker ........-................. Mr. C. G. Credle Presentation of Award--- .... Mr. E. T. Regan Acceptance ......-.... .... M rs. L. A. Ligon Reception Sponsored By Oxford Womans' Club Intermediate Womans' Club Junior Womans' Club Page Thirty-One MRS. L. A. LIGON HONORED On Saturday evening, February 22nd, Mrs. L. A. Ligon a mem- b 1' of the teaching staff at John Nichols High School, located on the campus at Oxford Orphanage, was the guest of honor at a delightful program in the York Rite Memorial Chapel. Mrs. Ligon, who has been teaching here for thirty-three years, was chosen "Teacher of the Year 1958" in Oxford and Granville County. The selection was made by committees from the Oxford Womans' Club, the Intermediate Womans' Club and the Junior Wo- mans' Club. In the picture above Mrs. Ligon smiles her appreciation as Brother E. T. Regan, our assistant superintendent and former school principal, places in her hands a silver "oscar", a gift of the afore- mentioned clubs. MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON Chosen "Teacher of the Year in the Fourteenth District" Intermediate Womans' Club Reception ..................................... May 20, 1958 Oxford Womans Club Presentation of Bronze Plaque to Mrs. L. A. Ligon ......... -Mrs. Thomas. J. Currin President of Intermediate Womans Club The Bronze Plaque ................ . ..... Parents' Magazine Teacher Award-1958 HONOR WELL DESERVED AND SPLENDIDLY PLACED Had nominations been acceptable from the entire state, it is unlikely that a more worthy candidate for Teacher of the Year honor in Oxford and Granville County could have been revealed than is found in the person of Mrs. L. A. Ligon of John Nichols School. Mrs. Ligon richly deserves the honor and the attendent re- cognition. In 83 years of teaching, the entire time at the Ox- ford Orphanage, she has touched the lives of considerably more than 500 in graduating classes and a far greater number in her other school duties. With a faint smile anda twinkle of appreciation in her eye, and in characteristic modesty, Mrs. Ligon undoubtedly would insist that it was her "good students" which had crown- ed her teaching efforts. But those who have had the good for- tune to know Mrs. Ligon as teacher are aware that her inter- est in her profession, her keen sense of devotion to duty, her willingness to sacrifice time and personal pleasure to help boys and girls in her school with their scholastic problems and with their extra-curricular undertakings have earned for her respect and everlasting gratitude. In her teachings and in her learning, altruism has been her ideal. She has been a steadying influence upon less experienc- ed teaching contemporaries and an inspiration to her students. We join the Woman's Clubs in their salute to Mrs. Ligon as Teacher of the Year. The honor is well deserved and splen- didly placed. CEditorial from Oxford Public Ledgerl Page Thirty-Three A O O E O rn cn A O E 2 Z Z IE O f-a In O P4 H A ID O 41 In 1 L enioro va Q M M ew Wk xg., MMM 1-44 F xx 4 NW -Q-v Mx 1, ,E ff Q 5' , M .,,, A ,,,, X! X 255 W , ,fd x u g. . sm My 1 '- if . . 5 f WWMMM ..... N. I fi. .,.. 5 s CLASS OF 1958 -6f.w1?em'w 'Zi' ':Woi'se than a qicittein is one who does not ti'j1f." COLORS: Blue and White FLOWER: Rose ANNE TAI LOR PRUITT, Mascot NORMAN Ross COOK .... ........ P'I'GS'id6'l2f PATSY RUTH BARGER ...... ---Vice-President GRACE MARIE HOLLAND .... ---Secretfziiy JAMES EARL COX ............ Tiieasicreii ......gqQ3yg.-..- CHARLES ALFRED BURTON ..... Historian BESSIE MAXINE CAPPs--- ---Testatrix ELI TROY REGAN, JR. ------------- ---- P rophet VIRGINIA CAROLINE MORRISETTE --------- Poet ROBERT LAFAYETTE BRADSHAW--Giftorian MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, H ome Room Teacher Page Thirty-Five Page Thirty-Six MASCOT ANNE TAYLAOR PRUITT Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Pruitt CUM MAGNA LAUDE CHARLES ALFRED BURTON NORMAN Ross C0014 Salutatoricm Valedictorian Page Thirty-Seven President NORMAN Ross Cook Durham, N. C. "The world is waiting to pay your price, if you can but deliver its needs." Photograph Editor of The Log, 45 Vice-President of the Class, 1, 35 Class President, 45 Literary Club Treasurer, 15 Reporter for the Literary Club, 25 F. T. A. Club Treasurer, 3, 45 Football, 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball, 35 Letter Student, 33 Lettev and One Star Student, 45 Commencement Marshal, 35 N. C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 35 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 35 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 45 Math Club Vice-President, 45 National Honor Society, 3, 45 Valedictorian, 4. Pet Peeve: "Squinty." Favorite Personality: Dick Clark. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Looking at a movie. Favorite Sport: Basketball and Tennis. Nickname: "Cook." Best Liked Subject: Typing. My Ideal Resort: Durham, N. C. Pge Thirty-Eight Vice-President PATSY RUTH BARGER Burlington, N. C. "When there is a will, there is a way." Girls' Sports Editor of The Log, 4: Vice- President of Class, 4: Literary Club, 2, 4: Sec- retary of Literary Club, 33 Basketball, 3, 41: Girls' Recitation Contest, 2, 3, 4: Senior Reci- tation-Declamation Contest, 43 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 4: N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 3: Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play, 4. Pet Peeve: Anyone who is cruel to animals. Favorite Personality: Reverend A. D. Leon Gray. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Scratching Duchess' back. Favorite Sport: Horse Racing. My Ideal Resort: Burlington. Nicname: "Horse", Best Liked Subject: Chemistry. Secretary GRACE MARIE HOLLAND Durham, N. C. "That which is good is always beautiful." Senior Editor of The Log, 4: Treasurer of Class, 2: Secretary of Class, 3, 4: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 Literary Club, 1, 2, 3, 4: F.T.A. Club, 33 F.T.A. President, 4: Basketball, 2, 3, 4: Girls' Recitation-Declamation Contest, 1: Stunt Night, 2: Betty Crocker Search Contest Win- ner, 4: Commencement Marshal, 33 N.C. Medi- cal Society Essay Contest, 3: Vision and High- way Safety Essay Contest, 3: Community Christmas Chorus, 1: District Music Meet, 1: Senior Flay, 4: American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, . Pet Peeve: Nosey People with Loud Mouths! Favorite Personality: Mr. M. G. Talton, Jr. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Flirting. My Ideal Resort: Durham. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Lacey". Best Liked Subject: Math. Page Thirty-Nine Treasurer JAMES EARL Cox Charlotte, N. C. "It does not pay to worry, the world looks better from behind oi smile." Editor in Chief of The Log, 43 Class Trea- surer, 3, 45 Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 F.T.A. Club, 35 Student Council Vice-President, 33 Football, 1, 2, 3,43 Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 45 Letter Student, 4g Commencement Mar- shal, 35 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 35 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 35 Community Christmas Chorus, 15 District Music Meet, 1, 33 Boys' Quartet, 33 Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 43 Senior Play, 45 Track, 4. Pet Peeve: Billy and Nancy Cox. Favorite Personality: Mr. J. H. Landrum Most Enjoyable Pastime: Listening to the radio. My Ideal Resort: Anywhere. Favorite Sport: Basketball and Track. Nickname: "Bucky Beaver." Best Liked Subject: U. S. History. Page Forty Historian CHARLES ALFRED BURTON New Bern, N. C. "God and the world loves a fighter, not the kind that will bravely lie down and die, but the kind that will fight like hell to live." 'Assistant Editor in Chief of The Log, 43 Literary Club, 1, 25 Literary Club Vice-Presi- dent, 35 Secretary, 45 Football, 1, 2, 3, 45 Stu- dent Council, l, 45 F.T.A. Club, 3, 43 Baseball, 1, 33 Baseball Captain, 43 Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 43 Boys' Recitation-Declamation Contest, Hon- orable Mention, 3, 43 Senior Recitation De- clamation Contest, 43 Letter and Two Stars, 43 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 33 National Honor Society, 3, 43 Math Club President, '43 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 45 Winner in World Peace Speaking Con- test, 33 Senior Play, 45 Track, 4. Pet Peeve: Rising bell on a cold morn- ing. Favorite Personality. Mrs. L. A. Ligon. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating, sleep- ing' and piddling. My Ideal Resort: Second Dormitory. Favorite Sport: Either Football, Base- ball or Basketball. Nickname: "Wilt." Best Liked Subject: Math. Testatrix BESSIE MAXINE CAPPS Greensboro, N. C. "The secret of success in life is for a man to be 'ready for his opportunity when it comes." Business Manager of The Log, 4: Glee Club, 1, 3: Literary Club, 1, 2, 3: Basketball, 2, 3, 4: Stunt Night, 2: Betty Crocker Search Contest, 4: N.C. Medical Society Essay Con- test, 33 Cheerleader, 2, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 3: District Music Meet, 3: Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4: Sen- ior Play, 4. Pet Peeve: "Squinty." Favorite Personality: Mother. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping. My Ideal Resort: Greensboro. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Little Max." Best Liked Subject: Shorthand. Prophet ELI TROY REGAN, JR. Oxford, N. C. "An honest 1nan's the noblest work of God." Sports Editor of The Log, 4: Class Secre- ary, 1: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4: Literary Club, 1, 2, 3: Literary Club President, 4: F.T.A. Club, 1, 2, 3: F.T.A. Club Vice-President, 4: Student Council, 1, 2: Student Council Presi- dent, 4: Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Baseball, 1, 2: Track, 4: Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4: Honorable Mention in Boys' Recitation-Declamation Con- test, 1, 2: Stunt Night, 2: Letter Student, 3: Commencement Marshal, 3: Rotary Citizen- ship Award, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest Winner of 525.00 Bond, 3: Com- munity Christmas Chorus, 1: District Music Meet, 1, 2, 3: Boys' Quartet, 1, 3: Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4: High School Play, 2, 3: Senior Play, 4: Winner of Kiwanis Club Medal in Senior Recitation-Declamation Con- test, 4: Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship Can- didate from Granville County, 4. Pet Peeve: Homework. Favorite Personality: Mr. Thomas B. Currin. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Looking at T.V. My Ideal Resort: School. Favorite Sport: Hunting. Nickname: "White Man." Best Liked Subject: Chemistry. Page Forty-One Poet VIRGINIA CAROLINE MORRISETTE Elizabeth City, N. C. "Laughter is priceless, as the tinkling symbols, mid the flowing streams." Glee Club, 1, 25 Glee Club Solist, 3, 45 Lit- erary Club, 1, 2, 3, 45 High School Play, 25 Debate, 25 Girls' Recitation-Declamation Con- test, 1, 2, 3, 45 Honorable Mention in World Peace Speaking Program, 2, 45 Senior Recita- tion-Declamation Contest, 45 Voice of Demo- cracy Contest, 15 Stunt Night, 25 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 45 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 35 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 35 Community Christmas Chorus, 15 District Music Meet,,1, 2, 35 Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball, 4. Pet Peeve: Working in the laundry. Favorite Personality: Mrs. Clayton. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Reading. My Ideal Resort: Hospital. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Tima." Best Liked Subject: Chemistry. Page Forty-Two I Gi f toriaii ROBERT LAFAYETTE BRADsIIAW Rocky MOUNT, N. C. "A man must become wise at his own expense." Business Manager of The Log, 45 Glee Club, 1, 2, 35 Glee Club President, 45 Literary Club, l, 2, 3, 45 Student Council, 45 Football, 1, 2, 35 Football Captain, 45 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 35 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 35 Community Christmas Cho- rus, 15 District Music Meet, 1, 2, 35 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 45 Senior Play, 45 Track, 45 Class Giftorian, 4. Pet Peeve: Don Herrington and Larry Mumford trying to "bum" me out of all my good sandwiches I get. Favorite Personality: Mr. McSwain. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Talking with "Pattie." My Ideal Resort: At some beach. Favorite Sport: Football. Nickname: "Bob." Best Liked Subject: Chemistry. HORACE WAYNE EDWARDS Spring Hope, N. C. "No man com ever rise above that which he aims." Glee Club, lg Literary Club, 1, 23 Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Stunt Night, 23 N.C. Medical Socie- ty Essay Contest, 3g Community Christmas Chorus, 1, District Music Meet, 13 Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Shorthand. Favorite Personality: Jerry Lewis. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping. My Ideal Resort: In the Bed. Favorite Sport: Football. Nickname: "Nappy". Best Liked Subject: History. DALMA CLAY EVANS, JR. Rocky Mount, N. C. Class Treasurer, lg Class Vice-President, 23 Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 45 Literary Club Reporter, 1, 25 Student Council, 25 High School Play, 13 Football, 1, 2, 33 Football Captain, 43 Baseball, 1, 2, 3, Basketball, 1, 2, 3, Boys' Recitation-Dc- clamation Contest, lg Letter Student, 23 Let- ter and One Star, 33 Letter and Two Stars, 43 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 33 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 31 Com- munity Christmas Chorus, 13 District Music Meet, 1, 2, 33 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 31 Commencement Marshal, 3. Page Forty-Three JOSEPH LATTIE FINCH Garner, N. C. "Determination can make dreams come true." Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 Literary Club, 1, 2, 4: Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 3: Community Christmas Chorus, 13 District Music Meet, 13 Boys' Quartet, 2, 3: American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play, 4. Pet Peeve: "All right, let's get up!" Favorite Personality: Billy Graham. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping. My Ideal Resort: Gym on Week Ends. Favorite Sport: Football. Nicname: "Dud". Best Liked Subject: Typing. Page Forty-Four FRANK BENJAMIN FOREHAND Gatesville, N. C. "He who thinks he can, can." Humor Editor of The Log, 4, Literary Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 Football, 1, 2, 3, 43 N.C. Medical S0- ciety Essay Contest, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 3: Amercian Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Leslie Albertson. Favorite Personality: Miss Bertha Hobson. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating. Favorite Sport: Football. My Ideal Resort: Anywhere. Nickname: "Red", Best Liked Subject: History. EMOGENE FRADY Brevard, N. C. H "The door to success is labeled "Push ! Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 Literary Club, 1, 2, 3: F.T.A. Club, 1, 2, Betty Crocker Search Con- test, 43 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Con- test, 33 Community Christmas Chorus, 13 Dis- trict Music Meet, 1, 2, 35 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Being on Time. Favorite Personality: Mrs. M. P. Daniel. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Watching American Bandstand on T.V. My Ideal Resort: Under the Big Oaks. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Fish", Best Liked Subject: Chemistry. KAY FRANCES JAMES Oxford, N. C. "Trust in God, and you won't be doubted or untrusted." Glee Club, 1, 21 Vision and Highway Safe- ty Essay Contest, 3, Community Christmas Chorus, 1, F.T.A. Club, 2, 33 F.H.A. Club, 1, 23 G.A.A. Club, 1, 2, N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 3: Band, 11 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 41 Betty Crocker Search Con- test, 4. Pet Peeve: Squares. Favorite Personality: James H. Fisher. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with Sonny. My Ideal Resort: Henderson. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Speedy." Best Liked Subject: Shorthand. Page Forty-Five WILLIAM CARL JONES Oxford, N. C. "Dalit try dying, but die trying." N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 33 Vis- ion and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 3, American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Troy Regan. Favorite Personality: Reverend Albert S. Lamm. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Listening' to the Radio. My Ideal Resort: Carolina Beach. Favorite Sport: Football. Nickname: "Cotton Top." Best Liked Subject: B. A. Page Forty-Six ANDREW FRANKLIN MCMILLAN Raeford, N. C. "A friend is one who walks in when the world walks out." Glee Club, 1, 2, 35 Literary Club, 1, 2, 3, 4: Football, 1, 2, 33 Midget Assistant Coach, 4, Baseball Scorekeeper, 3, 43 Basketball Score- keeper, 1BoysJ, 2, 3, iGirls and Boysb, 43 Stunt Night, 23 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 3: Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 33 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 43 Dis- trict Music Meet, 1, 2, 35 Publicity Man for Sports Reports to Durham and Raleigh Pa- pers, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Shorthand. Favorite Personality: Eisenhower. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating. My Ideal Resort: Tom's Tractor. Nickname: "W.B." Best Liked Subject: History. PATSY DARLENE POWELL High Point, N. C. "When we trust our brother, whom we have seen, we are learning to trust God, whom we have not seen." Art Editor of The Log, 43 Glee Club, 1, 2, 3: Vice-President of Glee Club, 43 Literary Club, 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball, 23 Girls' Recitation-De- ciamation Contest, 13 Stunt Night, 23 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 43 Vision and High- way Safety Essay Contest, 33 Community Christmas Chorus, 13 District Music Meet, 33 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 43 Senior Play, 4. Pet Peeve: Nagging and Conceited People. Favorite Personality: Mrs. L. A. Ligon. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with Bobby. My Ideal Resort: Myrtle Beach. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Patty." Best Liked Subject: Shorthand. BARBARA JEAN WALTON Burlington, N. C. "The way is hard but he who walks with God will make it." Glee Club, 3, 43 Literary Club, 1, 2, 33 Trea- surer of the Literary Club, 43 Girls' Recita- tion-Declamation Contest, 1, 2, 33 Stunt Night, 23 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 43 N. C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 33 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 33 District Music Meet, 33 American Junior Red Cross, 1, 2:43, 43 Cheer Leader, 3g Chief Cheer Lead- er, . Pet Peeve: People with Big Mouths and Who Try to Rule Everyone. Favorite Personality: Jimmy Dean. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping and Watching T.V. My Ideal Resort: Burlington, N. C. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Babs" and "B, J." Best Liked Subject: Typing. Page Forty-Seven f I 1 BILLY RAY WHITE Oxford, N. C. "Look to the future with confidence and to the past with pr-ide." N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 33 Vis- ion and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 33 Boys' Intramurals, 13 Squad Leader, 2, Ameri- can Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 4. Pet Peeve: Karen and Tim Compton. Favorite Personality: Reverend Albert S. Lamm. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Looking at television. My Ideal Resort: Carolina Beach. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "White." Best Liked Subject: English. Page Forty-Eight ODELLE PRUITT WILSON Oxford, N. C. "Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well." Club Editor for The Log, 43 Literary Club, 23 F.T.A. Club, 2, 3, 43 Varsity Basketball, 2, 33 Co-Captain for Varsity Basketball, 43 Stunt, Night, 23 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 43 N.C. Medical Society Essay Contest, 33 Vision and Highway Safety Essay Contest, 33 Ameri- Zan Junior Red Cross, 1, 2, 3, 43 Senior Play, Pet Peeve: Short Pony-Tails. Favorite Personality: Wayde Preston. Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating and Watching T.V. My Ideal Resort: Anywhere I Can Sleep. Favorite Sport: Basketball. Nickname: "Oodle." Best Liked Subject: Math. AUBREY LEE BROOKS SCHOLARSHIP CANDIDATES TROY REGAN CHARLES BURTON Winner of Scholarship Troy and Charles were two of the three seniors chosen from 'the' applicants in Granville County for further competition for the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship. In the finals held at the' University of North Carolina, Charles was awarded a scholarship and will begin study at North Carolina State College in the fall. Page Forty-Nine SATELLITES WAYN1 EDWARDS BARBARA WAI.TON Best All Around PATSY Pow!-11.1, Prettiest NORMAN Coox H andsomest TROY REGAN MAXINE CAPPS Most Popular SATELLITES PATSY BARGER BOBBY BRADSHAW Most Ambitious SATELLITES JIMMY Cox ODELLE WILSON Most Athletic CHARLES BURTON Most Likely to Succeed FRANK FOREHAND Wittiest CARL J ONES EMOGENE FRADY Best Dressed SATELLITES KAY JAMES Best Dancer VIRGINIA MORRISETTE Most Versatile SATELLITES JOE FINCH Friendiest FRANK MCMILLAN Best S port GRACE HOLAND Biggest Flirt BILLY RAY WHITE Cutest INTO SPACE WE TRAVEL A little while before we travel into space, We fain would linger 'mongst deserted halls, Remembering each familiar, friendly face, Musing o'er joys, we knew within these walls. A little while we'd stop, to think once more Of that momentous day four years ago, When we as freshmen, approached John Nichols door Scare dreaming how much we'd someday know. A little while we fain would linger yet Recalling hours of victory so sweet, Yet blending with our pride a vague regret For those rare times we faced defeat. A little while before we call' well done' Our training for the tasks we have to meet, We'd like to retrace some steps once more, And smooth out all the things left incomplete. A little while before we leave our school And teachers who have given their best, We7d like to prove our worth to carry on The principles of living they have stressed. A little while then into the great, wide space We carry our motto "Worse than a quitter is one who does not try." May these words encourage us when trials we face, And direct us to success as time goes by. A little while we'd like to pause-and try to tell The depth of gratitude that swells our hearts today. To all we give sincerest thanks, then say-"Farewell" Graduation has come! We must be on our way! Page Fifty-Five Meieor Dust Today we hear a lot about meteor particles and the effect they have on rockets and satellites and their possible effect on space travel in the years ahead. Not many me- teors have been found here on earth and those that have been found have been studied extensively in an effort to find out about its past and the atmosphere from which it came. From this study and from experiments and testings, much has been brought to light, while much is yet to be revealed. In other words from these studies, some things have been found out, and some have not. We as a class have a past. Most things we are happy to tell you about, but there are some things we do not wish to reveal, so let's call our past "Meteor Dust." On September S, 1954, forty-three eager freshmen entered John Nichols High School. .What a day in our lives! I remember distinctly the sort of pitying glances that we received from the upperclassmen as they met us in the halls and on the campus. We were under the guidance of our Principal, Mr. E. T. Regan. Also to help us obtain our goal were Mr. M. G. Talton, Jr., with alegbrag Mr. Homer Thompson, general scienceg Mr. Thomas B. Currin, civics, and Miss Bonnie McRae, English, and also our home room teacher. As class leaders we had Marie Sheffield, as president, Norman Cook, vice-presi- dent, Jackie Jones, secretary, and Dalma Evans, treasurer. Mr. Thompson and Mr. Talton were our football and baseball coaches. Dalma Evans and Bobby Bradshaw represented us on the football team, and in baseball, we had Dalma. In the Student Council, Marie Sheffield was treasurer, and Troy Regan, our re- presentative. Oh, yes, we discovered our class also had dramatic ability, too, when Marie Shef- field, Troy Regan, and Dalma Evans, were selected for parts in the high school play, "Miss Adventure." Our first year ended, with the greater part of "Freshmen greenness" in the past, and with a beginning of a touch of wisdom. In our sophomore year We had a class roll of twenty-eight. The upperclassmen were more considerate of us this year. We began to find our activity interests and to fit into the swing of the overall school program. Our home room teacher, Mr. Talton, again found us looking for further algebraic knowledge. Others to lend a helping hand were: Mr. Homer Thompson, in biology, Mrs. Ligon, Latin, and Mrs. Robert Davis, English. Miss McRae had decided to change her name to Mrs. Davis. - Our -class officers were Jackie Jones, presidentg Dalma Evans, vice-presidentg Troy Regan, secretary, and Grace Holland, treasurer. Now that we were more experienced, why couldn't we do some public speaking, too? Thus we began, and as a result Troy Regan received honorable mention. Who knows what time may tell! The Class of '58 could have a movie star some day, for in the second year, Troy Regan is again on the stage, this time in "Dimples." How lovely in the lady's outfit! Virginia Morrisette carried out her part in splendid style, too. ' In the field of sports we had Jimmy Snider, Dalma Evans, and Bobby Bradshaw on the football team: On the girls' basketball team we furnished Jackie Jones, Maxine Capps, Zelda Upchurch, and Grace Holland. Jimmy Cox and Dalma Evans were on the boys' basketball team. Almost to the top now! Only two more years to go! Now our number had dwindled to twenty-three members. Mr. Thomas B. Currin was our home room teacher, also instructed us in our social studies. Mr. Talton came forth with geometry. We never knew there was so much con- nected with triangles, polygons, and circles. Then we had to face Caesar in all his Gal- lic campaigns, with Mrs. Ligon as our guide. She also carried us on a more familiar field, English. Typing was really something new, but Miss Betsy Burnette knew how to introduce the subject. On first thought, how would we learn to type without letters on the keys! Well, the question was answered. This year our class officers were Dalma Evans, president fHow about a change after the women had presided the past two years!Jg Norman Cook, vice-president, Grace Holland, secretary, and Jimmy Cox, treasurer. Our junior year was a period of activity. Members of our class participated in football, basketball and baseball. On the football squad we had Bobby Bradshay, Dal- ma Evans, Jimmy Cox, Charles Burton, Norman Cook, Troy Regan, Joe Finch, Wayne Edwards, Jackie Barnes, Frank McMillan, and Frank Forehand. On the girls' team were Odelle Wilson, Patsy Barger, Maxine Capps, and Grace Holland. Jimmy Cox, Charles Burton, Dalma Evans, and Troy Regan were on the Boys' team. In the Nettie N. Bemis Club, Charles Burton was vice-president and Patsy Barger was secretary. Selection of marshals is based upon scholarship, consequently, five of our class really received honor in this respect, for Dalma Evans was chief, along with Norman Cook, Jimmy Cox, Troy Regan, and Grace Holland, as ushers. The National Honor Society was organized this year, and Jackie Barnes, Charles Burton,-Troy Regan and Norman Cook accepted invitations for membership. In the World Peace Speaking Program, the key was won by Charles Burton. He had previously received honorable mention in the Boys' Recitation Contest. Now just one year remained between us and our goal. At last we were seniors, with twenty-one enrolled. Since Mr. Regan was to give full time as Assistant Superintendent of the Oxford Orphanage, it was necessary that another be secured for principalship of our school. We were most fortunate in having the successor already in our school. Mr. Thomas B. Currin was elected. Of course, we regreted losing Mr. Regan, but Mr. Currin has made us an excellent leader, and we wish for him a most successful future in the work. Mrs. L. A. Ligon became our home room teacher. Others helping to give us the finishing touch in high school were Mr. Talton, with business arithmetic, Miss Stain- back, chemistry, and Mr. Smith, history. Our class officers were Norman Cook, president, Patsy Barger, vice-president, Grace Holland, secretary, and Jimmy Cox, treasurer. . Bobby Bradshaw and Dalma Evans were co-captains of the football team, while Jimmy Cox, Charles Burton, Joe Finch, Norman Cook, Wayne Edwards, Frank McMil- lan, Frank Forehand, and Troy Regan were members of the team. On the basketball team were Jimmy Cox, Charles Burton, and Troy Regan. On the baseball team were Charles Burton, captain, and Jimmy Cox, co-captain. The girls' basketball team was led by co-captains Odelle Wilson, and a junior, Newassa Taylor. Others playing on the varsity team were Maxine Capps, Patsy Barger, and Grace Holland. Track was introduced as a new sport on the campus, and Bobby Bradshaw, Troy Regan, Charles Burton, and Jimmy Cox were active participants. Troy Regan was elected president of the Student Council, along with representa- tives, Bobby Bradshaw and Charles Burton. - In the Senior Recitation-Declamation Contest, Troy Regan won the Oxford Kiwan- is Club Medal for "Ole King Sollermun," while Virginia Morrisette received honorable mention with "Billy's Rose." Grace Holland was selected as the "Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow" in the contest given only to senior girls. She received a beautiful award. Those participating in the senior play "Calm Yourself" were Troy Regan, Maxine Capps, Patsy Powell, Patsy Barger, Odelle Wilson, Joe Finch, Bobby Bradshaw Jim- my Cox, Grace Holland, and Charles Burton. The Junior-Senior Banquet and Dance will long be remembered as a most delight- ful occasion. Other positions held by seniors this year were: Troy Regan, president, Frank Forehand, vice-president, Charles Burton, secretary, and Barbara Walton, treasurer, in the G.B. Summers Club, Grace Holland, president, Troy Regan, vice-president, of the Future Teachers Club, Bobby Bradshaw, president, and Patsy Powell, vice-presi- dent in the Glee Club. ' A new club, the Math Club, came into being this year, with Charles Burton as president and Norman Cook, vice-president. A very high honor was bestowed upon our class when Charles Burton was declared winner of an Aubrey' Lee Brooks Scholarship. Troy Regan had also been chosen as one of the finalists. Then came final examinations, and now our class exercises, and the receiving of diplomas. We have attained the topmost round on our high school ladder, but there are many who have been all along the way to guide our steps and see that each rung was reached with steady footing. To these we are most grateful, and in departing, from the depths of our hearts, we say "Thank You." As we climb the ladder labeled "Future", may we prove ourselves worthy of every kindness you have shown. FALLOUT Ever since the first atomic bombs were dropped during World War II there has been much said and written about the damage done by "Fallout" or radiation when a bomb is exploded. I think that everyone agrees that every precaution should be taken when firing bombs to control fallout and lessen as much as possible its harmful effects. The John Nichols High School Class of 1958 is about to explode a powerful bomb, so to speak. We are about to dispose of all our worldly possessions and to avoid any harmful or hurtful "Fallouts" We are submitting to you our last will and testament. We would not want a single item to fall into the wrong hands or in any way :ause trouble for anyone. We tried to be just, as well as generous and impartial. We hereby transfer into your possession the following items and articles and ask that you accept them as sacred trusts from those of us who have gone on before. To our beloved faculty who has labored and worried, We trust not altogether in vain, that we might be exposed to the cultural and intellectual phases of life, we give and bequeath all the right, title, and interest to the amazing, startling, and world-shak- ing answers that we have so generously given them from time to time on our examina- tion papers. We give and bequeath to the Junior Class our pep, our enthusiasm, and all our ability in the field of leadership. We also leave to you all our secret formulas for get- ting by without studying too much. To the Sophomores of next yea r, we have nothing we think they would accept, for when students reach that temperamental, fighty, and puffed-up state, it is difficult for them to properly evaluate or care for any of our valued and treasured possessions. To the Freshmen Class to be, we give and bequeath a small portion of our poise and our sophistication. The following may seem to some to be but trifling bequests, but we hope and trust that they may be accepted, not as worthless things to be thrown to the four winds, but as valuable assets, rich in sentimental value, to those who may receive them, and most of all may they be a constant reminder of generosity. Frank McMillan leaves to W. R. Warren his ability to get along with Shirley El- lis. May he be as successful. To Clydie Gibbs, Maxine Capps leaves her red bed room shoes. She should get long wear from them, for Max has never used them. To Don Herrington, Norman Cook leaves his ball point pen. Don had let him bor- row the pen once during the school term. Barbara Walton leaves to Clairene Graham all her excess weight, and hopes that she can continue eating like a pig and still stay slender. - Emogene Frady leaves to her sister, Geraldine, her diary and key, and to Christine, she leaves her bed and dormitory friends. Jimmy Cox leaves to Harry Cope his belt. Perhaps Harry has already worn it out, for Jimmy never had the use of it, because of its being borrowed. Page Fifty-Eight Odelle Wilson leaves to Shirley Wilson the Number 12 basketball suit and hopes Shirley will be able to accomplish more than she did. To Susan Pargoe, Patsy Powell leaves her ability to get out of bed at 6:00 a.m. in order to get to her work in the dining room on time. To Newassa Taylor and Shirley Duck, Virginia Morrisette leaves the memories of their many quarrels as well as their happy days in the first dormitory: to her brother Charles, her love respect, and appreciation for the John Nichols faculty, and to Sheila Read, the duty ironing all the boys' white shirts on Wednesdays. To Bobby McLendon and Larry Mumford, Bobby Bradshaw leaves his old "white shoes". He hopes that they will enjoy them as much as he has enjoyed them. Carl Jones leaves to his brother, VVa1ter Lee, his old "58" Ford. Perhaps he will enjoy school better. Billy Ray White wills to Jerry White has ability to skip school. Grace Holland leaves to Sara Finch and Lynda Crabtree her ability to flirt. Grace says it takes time and patience to become an expert, thus, with her assistance they might accomplish more and in less time. She has a pillow she would like to leave Clai- rene Graham to cry on when Jimmy graduates. Frank Forehand leaves to Dennis Harrison his job as Miss Hobson's "right hand man". Patsy Barger leaves to Sara "Kat" and Lind "Lucy" the responsibility of keeping all stray animals well fed that come about the kitchen. No mention is made of the ex- pense involved. Wayne Edwards leaves to Newassa Taylor his "beaten up" radio. Since Terry Herrington has practically taken possession of Joe Finch's bed any way, Joe has decided to leave it to him. Troy Regan bequeaths to Cabell his king-size track shoes because he knows that Cabell will be the only one with feet big enough to wear them. Kay James leaves to Carolyn James and Carolyn Almond her love for James Fish- er at 313 North Main St., in Henderson. If Norman Cook were not graduating, he would inherit Charles Burton's part of the second dormitory, but this being the case, Charles feels that Leonard Mobley and Don Herrington should be joint heirs, since they have already occupied it more than he did. To our little mascot, we leave our very best wishes for a long and happy life. All the residue of our property of whatever nature, kind, quality, or quantity, not otherwise disposed of, we give and bequeath to our beloved Class Sponsor. We further request and pray the court that said Sponsor be made sole executor of this, our last will and testament. ' In Testimony whereof, the Class of 1958 have to this instrument, subscribed our name and affixed this seal, third day of June, 1938 A. D. Signed: The Senior Class of 1958. Witnesses: David Lee Bryant Mrs, Nolie Knott Page Fifty-Nine DESTINATION-MOON You will agree that we are living in a new age where any- thing can happen-even a trip to the moon. Now I invite you to join me as I look twelve years into the future and see how the Class of '58 is orbiting. As we look in on Charles Burton, who was the tallest sen- ior in our class, we find that he has given up engineering and has taken up politics. We see that he is now the popular mayor of New York City. Orbiting out to the West coast we find that Odelle Wilson is now a millinery designer for one of the largest department stores in Los Angeles. Carl Jones received an award recently for being the first round trip passenger to the moon. , Now let's take a look at the Capitol and see if we recognize anyone there. Aha! I thought so, to be sure you remember Maxine Capps who is now an outstanding politician and is ex- pected to be elected President in the near future. Well, Frank Forehand, was the first senior to make a for- tune. He was Elvis Presley's successor in the teen-age enter- tainment world and is now retired without a financial worry in the world. As I thumbed through the newspaper this morning, I thought I saw a familiar name. Why, it should be familiar be- cause it was Emogene Frady in her syndicated column of ad- vice to the Love Lorn. As we orbit around, we see another familiar figure, Bobby Bradshaw, who owns a chain of Electrical Repair Shops lo- cated in all the principal cities in the United States, with Pat- sy Powell ashis business manager. I understand that Kay James is now touring the world as a concert pianist and that she will make an appearance soon in her old home town, Oxford. Norman Cook, the handsomest of our class, is now a very successful designer of women's clothes. I am advised that he is working hard to kill the sack-look. Page Sixty Of course you remember Billy Ray White, the boy who worked after school in Roses Five and Ten. Well, he now owns a chain of dime stores throughout the South. You can't say he didn't work his way up. 1 As we take a look at the doings in Hollywood, Patsy Bar- ger is also prospering. She now has an ever-expanding busi- ness of training animals for the stage. The other night I turned on the radio and heard Virginia Morrisette singing on the Firestone Hour. I wasn't surprised that she had reached fame for "Little Buttercup" was highly praised in our spring concert in 1958. Joe Finch and Wayne Edwards now own an exclusive shoe store for men in New York City. Their earlier training has really paid off. Looking into the entertainment world we find that Grace Holland has the leading part in a popular T. V. Soap Box Opera. V Frank McMillan, the oldest in ourhclass, is now a very suc- cessful and wealthy toy manufacturer. Jimmy Cox, who worked in the Printing Shop, is now the managing editor of the New York Daily News, which I under- stand has a greater circulation than the Orphans' Friend and Masonic Journal. One girl has stayed with the Olde Home through the years. Why, of course, she is Barbara Walton, who is now chief cook and bottle washer in the cafeteria. I As we take a glance at the sports world we find that Troy Regan is the owner and manager of a major baseball team in the American League. Now that I have given information about my classmates, I, too, shall join them in the future with our destination moon. Page Sixty One BACCALAUREATE SERMON First Baptist Church of Oxford June 1, 1958 8:00 P.M. Prelude Processionalz "God of Our Fathers" .......................... Warren Invocation: --- ..... The Rev. Herbert W. Baucorn, Jr. Pastor, Oxford Baptist Church H5 mn No. 309: "For the Beauty of the Earth" .................. Kocher Scripture: .... ............................. T he Rev. Garry Shelton Pastor, Bethel and Gray Rock Methodist Churches Prayer: -- .................... The Rem Harry N. Thomas Rector, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Anthem: "Here by Friendship Firm United" ..,..........,..... Mozart Sermon: -- ......... The Rev. Thomas T. Traynham Pastor, Oxford Presbyterian Church Prayer and Bendiction Choral Bendiction Recessional: "God of Our Fathers" .... ---Warren Page Sixty-Two GRADUATION EXEBCISES Oxford High School Auditorium June 3, 1958 8 215 P.M. Processional: "Pomp and Circumstance, No. I" .................. Elgar Pianist: Miss Peggy Waldo Invocation: -.- ........... The Rev. Albert S. Lamm Pastor, West Oxford Baptist Church Introduction of Speaker: - .... ,, .........-.. Winfred J. House Principal, Oxford High School Address: -- ......................... Nile F. Hunt Coordinator of Teacher Education State Department of Public Instruction Awarding of Bibles .... ......... , ..................... W . M. Hicks Local Advisory Board, Oxford Orphanage Awarding of Diplomas .... ...................... C . W. Duggins ' Superintendent, Oxford City Schools Bendiction ..... ........... T he Rev. A. D. Leon Gray Superintendent, Oxford Orphanage Recessional: "Pomp and Circumstance, No. I" .... .... W arren Page Sixty-Three unioro Mk Me ww Xian is K WW W., .M-W, Q gm. M-A mafffvxsvw 5 E ww ,W WF 99' vm ww ,W www M. www :sim-:g.+-,Q ' " .M W f Q V 11 fi K Y. i , VV Nik L Mwwf .1 , M Wy H KMm-'Ywiwnh-,,.,Lb. , 'V ' K , -5,,m.,, 2 551' -H 'fmsmf Q ge- g 35 4 , A V uf Wi , -- Hi fiilqwll M.fx'h"'5:4'7W - M 'M f,jfj?m..,W f,," 'MMM K M...,m A M-,..,w---M, f fwfbvgggkxpgbiyffahmks -H52 M ,,,N,,,.,M..lgjM MN, WN fimes . ,. W' M ---lTff'WNw OUR FAHEWELL TO THE SENIOHS You'll Never Walk Alone When you walk through a storm, keep your chin up high And don't be afraid of the dark, At the end of the storni is a golden sky And the sweet silver song of a lark. Walk on through the wind, Walk on through the rain, Tho' your dreams be tossed and blown- Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart, And you'll never walk alone- You'll never walk alone! Page Sixty-Five N I NEWASSA TAYLOR LEROY NOELL President Vice-President JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS LAROY WIESTLING ELIZABETH BULLOCK Secretary Treasurer Page Sixty-Six SHIRLEY BASS ELSIE BULLOCK IRVIN FENN CHRISTINE FRADY A 'MARTHA GARDNER If Yu , ,. N w.-A Page Sixty-Seiviin Page Sixty-Eight CLAIRENE GRAHAM JIMMY GRIFFIN JAMES HALBROOK TERRY HERRINGTON ADA MAE HUGHES CAROLYN J AMES WAYNE JONES Bonny McLENboN HAROLD MCLENDON LARRY MUMFORD Page Sixty-Nine If mf 'mam me W Page'SeveniyzfQ MARY J 0 OAKLEY SUSAN PARGOI-:- J ERRY STRUM-K PAUL TAUSQH WANDA WARD., COMMENCEMENT MARSHALS NEWASSA TAYLOR, Chief BOBBY MCLENDON LAROY WIESTLING LEROY NOELL ELIZABETH BULLOCK Page Seventy -One UP hom Ore 0 Jw W wwmmm wr M f W. My ww. Wm WMM W S WN ,Q - .sr Yiilfvfq'-A4 M. wg wwf ,.e"-WG ,S pf 1aawk1 , ,im f 5 , My .av ,ay 2 I X353 WJ' g S2 3' 3 .,.- , , :gh I f 34,53 5,1 5 ,A ' if -W W' k -W-W UM. ,I WAV M miie ,M,f,mY 1 , gn? AMW, NM.,M,W .W ,,,Q AVAM , , F W OUR SOPHOMOBE YEAR As We end this school year, We would like to say "Con- gratulations, Mr. Currin. We think you have made us a fine principal !" Mr. Talton has been our home room teacher, as Well as our algebra teacher. Others Who have helped us along Were Miss Stainback, in biology, Coach Smith, history, and Mrs. Ligon, in Latin and English. Our class leaders have been: Norman Ward, president, Sheila Read, vice-president, Billy Cox, secretary, and Shirley Duck, treasurer. An outstanding honor came to our class was the selection of Sheila Read to attend the Junior Science Symposium held at Duke University, University of North Carolina, and N. C. State College. Participating in the Boys' Declamation Contest were Har- ry Cope and David Lee Bryant. In the Girls' Recitation Con- test Were Shirley Duck, who received honorable mention, Shei- la Read, and Shirley Ellis. We had three members in the Student Council: Frank Deal, secretary, Jeff Pargoe and Jimmy Glasgow, representatives. In the Hallovve'en Carnival, Sara Finch and Mark Stama- takis Won in the popularity contest. In the high school play 'Teen Antics", We were very pleas- ed with the acting of Shirley Duck, Sheila Read, and Margie Rose. In fact, We would say they portrayed the characters in excellent style. We have had three cheer leaders from our class: Sara Finch, Randayle Chappell, and Shirley Ellis. We have had many interested in football, basketball, base- ball, and track, and a large number have participated in our literary and glee clubs. Examinations will soon be here-these Will determine Whether any will try the tenth grade a second time. We hope not. Let's go on! David Lee Bryant Page Seventy-Three NORMAN WARD SHEILA READ President Vice-President SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS BILLY Cox SHIRLEY DUCK Secretary Treasurer Page Seventy-Four EVERLENA AIKEN LTSLIE ALBERTON CAROLYN ALMOND DAVID LEE BRYANT RANDAYLE CHAPPELL Page Seventy-Five HARRY COPE FRANK DEAL SHIRLEY ELLIS SARA FINCH CLYDIE GIBBS Page Seventy-Six JIMMY GLASGOW DON HERRINGTON LEONARD MOBLEY MARYR ANN MORGAN MARY GAIL MORROW Page Seventy-Seven ROBERT PACE JEFF PARGOE MARK STAMATAKIS PEGGY WESTBROOK HAROLD WIESTLING Page Seventy-Eight ANN VICKERY W. R. WARREN PRISCILLA YOUNG Margie Rose entered John Nihols School after pictures were made. Page Seventy-Nine reohmen Q we JV af ik 4 gEl5i ,k,, :.1iVV 1: AVAA W W .- jk, My '-1---1wL,,.,,., .f' -Q 'ml 5 R K 3 Vi 53 .ff my H A A Md '?,M,w' J if i , A AA ,f ?iW5,9s9W ff Qi' 'L V, ,.Lw-.V Ww,,W,.,., 'MW . .V if LA . ,fir FRESHMAN YEAR Well, chillun, we'll tell youg This year for us ain't been no crystal stair, It's had science in it, And literature, And civics shook up, And algebra with no answers in the book Bare. Extra activities with no time to - Spare. But all the time We'se been a-climbin' on, And reachin' tests, And turnin' homework, And sometimes goin' in the dark Where there ain't been no light. So, chillun, don't you turn back. Don't you set down on the steps qCause you finds it kinder hard. Don't you fail now- For We'se still goin', chillun, We'se still climbin', And this year for us ain't no crystal stair. Page Eighty-One MICKEY FENN JERRY FINCH President Vice-President FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS PATRICA DAVIS LYNDA CRABTREE Secretary Treasurer Page Eighty-Two BARBABA ADAMS ROBERT BAKER GAIL BEASLEY, -V JIMMY. BOSTIC Rogm Bowmss ,PAUL BRQWN. Page Eighty-Three Page Eighty-Four DAVID A. BRYANT EARL BRYANT IAMES N. BULLOCK RAYMOND COARSI-:Y I AMES CRUTCHFIELD WENFORD ELLIOTT JERRY EVANS Mlm! SUE FOREHAND MIILLAED FRAZIER NORMA JEAN FREEMAN N INA RUTH GARDNER STANLEY GREENWAY Page Eighty-Five Page Eighty-Six DENNIS HARRISON JOYCE HEFFNER MELv1N HILDEBRAN SAMUEL ,HUTCHINS MARY RosE HUNTER Woomzow MCMILLAN LANDIS MOFFITT ELIZABETH MOORE B1-:TTY LOU PARHAM ROY PARTON BENJIE PRovosT RICHARD RIGGAN Page Eighty-Seven Page Eighty-Eight ROBERT RIGGAN ALICE RUMFELT FRANK SMITH SUE Sowzns REGINALD STOUT ROGER TAYLOR PEGGY WALTON DIXIE WARREN MARY ELLA WEBB BOBBY WILLIAMS MARIE YELVERTON Photograph of JAMES M. BULLOCK not available Page Eighty-Nine ctiuitic-so view W Q ,. 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W4 W' 235, ,eggs , W' .W .ww J iw 11, ,QL M ' , W M Www.. .-W' , A V gm 1. f A , .rw 2ib?,gim,3Q if - H A QWEEIMYE' ' 1: f. W -? THE LOG STAFF JAMES EARL Cox, Editor-in-Chief CHARLES ALFRED BURTON, Associate Editor Basiriess Managers BESSIE MAXINE CAPPS ROBERT LAFAYETTE BRADSHAW MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, Faculty Advisor GRACE MARIE HOLLAND, Senior Editor NORMAN Ross COOK, Photograph Editor ODELLE PRUITT WILSON, Club Editor FRANK FOREHAND, Humor Editor PATSY DARLENE POWELL, Art Editor ELI TROY REGAN, JR., Sports Editor PATSY RUTH BARGER, Sports Editor Page Ninety-One STUDENT COUNCIL TROY REGAN .............................. Pre sideut SUSAN PARGOE .... - - - V'ice-President FRANK DEAL .............. Secretavvy NINA GARDNER .... T1'easu're1' REPRESENTATIVES DENNIS HARRISON JIMMY GLASGOW BOBBY MOLENDON CHARLES BURTON LARRY MUMFORD J EFF PARGOE ADA MAE HUGHES BOBBY BRADSHAW CLAIRENE GRAHAM MIISS VIVIAN STAINBACK, Faculty Advisor Page Nlnety TWO RECIPIENTS OF LETTERS AND STARS I LETTER AND TWO STARS CHARLES BURTON TROY REGAN NEWASSA TAYLOR LETTER AND ONE STAR NORMAN COOK PATSY BARGER BOBBY BRADSHAW GRACE HOLLAND LETTER JIMMY COX VIRGINIA MORRISZTTE LEROY NOELL PAUL TAUSOH Page Ninety-Three SALLIE OLIVER LIGON FUTURE TEACHERS CLUB MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, Sponsor GRACE HOLLAND, President TROY REGAN, Vice-President CLAIRENE GRAHAM, Historian. NEWASSA TAYLOR, Secretary LYNDA CRABTREE, Librarian SHIRLEY ELLIS, Treasufrer LAROY WIESTLING, Parliamentaricm OTHER MEMBERS SUSAN PARGOE ODELLE WILSON ALICE RUMFELT KAY JAMES Page Ninety-Four Q NINA GARDNER NORMAN COOK CHARLES' BURTON LARRY MUMFORD MATHEMATICS CLUB CHARLES BURTON, .................................. Presmdent NORMAN COOK .......... ............ V ice-President HAROLD MCLENDON ...... Secretary-T1'easm'e1' LARRY MUMFORD--.---, ...... Representitive to Student Council OTHER MEMBERS BOBBY MCLENDON JIMMY G-RIFFIN NORMAN WARD LEROY NOELL FRANK DEAL LAROY WIESTLING JIMMY GLASGOW Page Ninety Five Page Ninety-Six NETTIE N. BEMIS CLUB 9 9 9 +,w,w,w N EWASSA TAYLOR President SUSAN PARGOE, Vice-President ADA MAE HUGHES, Secretamy-Treasurer OTHER MEMBERS MARY SUE FOREHAND MARIE YELVERTON CLAIRENE GRAHAM LARRY MUMFORD ALICE RUMFELT PAUL TAUSCH Page Ninety-Seven Page Ninety-Eight G. B. SUMMERS CLUB G. B. SUMMERS CLUB " TROY REGAN, President CHARLES BURTON, Secretary FRANK FOREHAND, Vice-President BARBARA WALTON, Treaszwer OTHER MEMBERS GRACE HOLLAND KAY JAMES VIRGINIA MORRISETTE LESLIE ALBERTSON PATSY POWELL SHEILA READ DAVID L. BRYANT SHIRLEY ELLIS SHIRLEY DUCK BOBBY BRADSHAW HARRY COPE JIMMY COX FRANK DEAL JOE FINCI-E JIMMY GLASGOW JEFF PARGOE PATSY BARGER EMOGENE FRADY MRS. JACQUETTA CLAYTON, Faculty Advisor Page Nmety Nme 3 PARTICIPANTS IN RECITATION-DECLAMATION CONTEST DAVID LEE BRYANT-'IF7'6Sll7l1l17L F1'itte1'ings" SHIRLEY DUCK-"The Mozwning Veil" CLAIRENE GRAHAM-"My First Date" CHARLES BURTON-"Tell Tale Heart" LARRY MUMFORD-KgK?l7,lf9 Rockozeu VIRGINIA MORRISETTE-"B'illy's Rose" SHEILA READ--"The People House" TROY RERAN-"Ole King Sollermzwf' PATSY BARGER-"The Bells of Eden Valley" Page One Hundred CLAIRENE GRAHAM Wirmner of the Oxford Orphanage Medal in GIRLS' RECITATION-DECLAMATION CONTEST Page One Hundred One M BOYS' f RECITATION-DECLAMATION CONTEST PAUL TAUSCH Winner of Oxford Lodge No. 122 Medai Page One Hundred Two ELI TROY REGAN, JR. Winner of the Oxford Kiwanis Club Medal in SENIOR RECITATION-DECLAMATION CONTEST Page One Hundred Three Students Receiving Honorable Mention in RECITATION-DECLAMATION CONTESTS SHIRLEY DUCK LARRY MUMFORD VIRGINIA MORRISETTE Girls' Contest Boys' Contest Seniors' Contest Page One Hundred Four BETTY CROCKER SEARCH CONTEST GRACE MARIE HOLLAND Winner of the Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tommorow" Award in John Nichols School Page One Hundred Five ' Y-Mn" Y nw LEROY NOELL HONORABLE MENTION Subject: "The United Nations in the Search for World Peace" Essay contest sponsored by Intermediate Woman's Club of Oxford LARRY MUMFORD Subject: "My Trip to Honduras" Essay contest sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Prize given by Miss Ellie Parrish WORLD PEACE SPEAKING PROGRAM Subject: "The United Nations in the Search for World Peace." PARTICIPANTS IN SPEAKING DAVID LEE BRYANT SIIEILA READ HARRY COPE TROY REGAN SHIRLEY DUCK MARJORIE RosE LARRY MUMFORD NEWAssA TAYLOR VIRGINIA MORRISETTE Seventy-five students from the sophomore, junior, and senior English classes prepared papers on the subject. Page One Hundred-Seven A 5 4 I I CALM YO URSELF Presented by Members of the Senior Class York Rite Auditorium CHARA Fred Smithie, a husband ......... Fannie Smithie, a husband's boss .... .... Lucy Smithie, their off-spring .... Barbara Hanson, a friend ............ Harold Ainsworth, a week-end guest .... ---. Jack Bird, a visitor .... ........... - - . Mrs. George Wonder, a social light George Wonder, husband who suffer Hank Webster, a limb of the law--- Evans, a maid ------------------- May 9-10, 1958 CTERS - - - TROY REGAN MAXINE CAPPS --- PATSY POWELL - - - GRACE HOLLAND CHARLES BURTON BOBBY BRADSHAW -----------,----,ODELLE WILSON s with indigestion-JOE FINCH -- ---.JIMMY COX --- PATSY BARGER Place: The Smithie's Living Room. Time: The P resent. Page Gne Hundred Nine 3 l f TEEN ANTICS Presented by Tenth and Eleventh Grade Students York Rite Auditorium April 18-19,1958 CAST OF CHARACTERS Mrs. Helen Stetson, an attractive widow ..., .... Faith Stetson, Helen's oldest daughter .... -- Patsy Stetson, her teen-aged daughterm.-- ---- Woody Dodge, the boy next door ...... Norby Woodrtiff, in love with Faith ............... SHIRLEY DUCK -CLAIRENE GRAHAM SHEILA READ LARRY MUMFORD .WAYNE JONES Ronald Fischer, who considers himself a genius ..... -PAUL TAUSCH Dr. James Wyudham QDr. Jimj , an old family friend- -LEROY NOELL Marion Eagen, who comes to work for the Stetsons---,MARGIE ROSE Veronica Ssteson, Helen's domineering sister-in-law- Stella Stetson, Veronica's meek sister ............... SUSAN PARGOE .NEWASSA TAYLOR The entire action of the play takes place in the living room of the Stetson household. Time: The Present. Page One Hundred Eleven CHORUS SCHOOL HIGH GLEE CLUB OFFICERS PATSY POWELL BOBBY BRADSHAW Vice-President President MEMBERS BARBARA ADAMS ROSE BOWLES BOBBY BRADSHAWV HARRY COPE JIMMY COX LINDA CRABTREE PATRICIA DAVIS SHIRLEY ELLIS MARY SUE FOREHAND CHRISTINE FRAJJY EMOGENE FRADY JOE FINCH SARAH FINCH N INA GARDNER CLYDIE GIBBS CLAIRENE GRAHAM J OYOE HEFFNER TERRY HERRINGTON GRACE HOLLAND BOBBY MCLENDON MARY ANN MORGAN VIRGINIA MORRISETTE LEROY N OELL PATSY POWELL TROY REGAN SHEILA READ MARJORIE ROSE ALICE RUMI-'ELT JERRY STRUM PAUL TAUSCH NEWASSA TAYLOR BARBARA 'WALTON PEGGY WALTON WANDA WARD MARIE YELVERTON Page One Hundred Thlrteen. CHRISTMAS CONCERT York Rite Auditorium y December 14, 1957 MRS. JAMES A. DUNN, Directress THE CHRISTMAS STORY NARRATOR: TROY REGAN SPEECH CHOIR: EIGHTH GRADE 0 Come All Ye Faithful ........... Hight School Chorus-Eight Grade Send Ont Thy Light ......... ...,,,,-,,,,,, 0 Come, 0 Come Emmanuel .... How Fai' Is It To Bethlehem ..... .... The Birthday of a King ...... Away In a Manger ....... Gloria In Excelsis Deo ........, --, Go Tell It on the Mountain .,,,,,,,,,,.,--,,,-,,, , While Shepherds Watched .... .... Third Grade Glee Club ---High School Chorus O Holy Night ------ Soloist-VIRGINIA MORRISETTE-High School Chorus Star of the East ......-.......-.------ ----- S eventh Grade Glee Club O Lfiflle Town of Bethlehem ---- --,- S ixth Grade Glee Club Silent Night --.-..-........ ----- H igh School Chorus We TM96 KWLQS -----......-................-- --High School Chorus Soloist-JOE FINCH, BOBBY MCLENDON, PAUL TAUSCH Joy to the World -----.---- High School Chorus-Glee Clubs-Audience MEMBERS OF HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS Shirley Bass Randayle Chappell Lynda Crabtree Shirley Ellis Sarah Finch Mary Sue Forehand Christine Frady Emogene Frady Clydie Gibbs Joyce Heffner Grace Holland Mary Ann Morgan Virginia Morrisette Sheila Read Alice Rumfelt Newassa Taylor Peggy Walton Marie Yelverton Barbara Adams Rose Bowles Pat Davis Nina Gardner Clairene Graham Ada Mae Hughes Susan Pargoe Patsy Powell Barbara Walton Wanda Ward Harry Cope Joe Finch Terry Herrington Jerry Strum Paul Tausch Bobby Bradshaw Jimmy Cox Bobby McLendon Frank McMillan Leroy Noell Jeff Pargoe Troy Regan Bobby Williams Page One Hundred Fifteen -High School Chorus ----Fourth Grade Glee Club Fifth Grade Glee Club -----Eighth Grade Glee Club High School Chorus High School Chorus SPRING CONCERT Choral Society of the John Nichols School MAY 16, 1958-8 :00 P.M. -1- Laud His Name ...... ...... .... I v ANOFF-TRACH The Green Cathedral .... .................. H AHN-JOHNSTONE Now the Day Is Over ...................... BARNBY-GOULD Mixed Chorus -11- Selections from Gilbert and Sallivahis H. M. S. Pihafore Captain-TROY REGAN Sir Joseph-BOBBY McLENDoN Little Buttercup-VIRGINIA MORRISETTE The Captain and his crew express their pride singing . . . I Am The Captain Of The Pihafore When on board ship comes Little Buttercup who is the rosiest, the roundest and the reddest of all bumboatwomen. She comes selling all kinds of trinkets and candy for the sailors singing ..... I 'm Called Little Buttercup Sir Joseph steps forth and proclaims his high station, then advises sailors how to attain the title "Ruler of the Queen's N avee" by 'telling them of his youthful days ..... When I Was A Lad Little Buttercup knows the secret of the Captain's true iden- tity . . . that the Captain is merely a' lowly born seaman. Buttercup tries to reveal the secret to the unsuspecting Captain singing ..... Things Are Selden What They Seem A -III- Old Abram Brown .... .................. B ENJAMIN BRITTEN Alouette ............ ................... - MURRAY-ALEXANDER Mixed Chorus The Riddle Song .......................... ANONYMOUS O Dear, What Can The Matter Be? ......... .ARR. BY PETER STONE Girls Glee Club The Lilac Tree.. ............................ GEORGE H. GARTLAR NEWASSA TAYLOR AND JERRY STRUM Climbin' Up The Mountain .................. ARR. BY NoBLE CAIN Page One Hundred Sixteen NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY PATSY BARGER BOBBY BRADSHAW ELIZABETH BULLOCK CLAIRENE GRAHAM LEROY N OELL MEMBERS SENIORS TROY REGAN JUNIORS CHARLES BURTON NORMAN COOK SUSAN PARGOB BOBBY MCLENDON NEWASSA TAYLOR Page One Hundred Seventeen J UNIOB-SENIOR BANOUET We' fzlllilll' mil' if., fxx J f ff Wmnm . I7 N M, S so 0 I 'Q Q .e f , Yrs' H , ' if 'f A-Q "'s'Qgef1' Q" 57519 "' 45TE3f? ' ' Hu. - NR . 1 ,H 0 I, 0 . N ci i?333eH:1-i 0 I 'fx - 0 5 35 4 QIQXEQQBSILI 117 1.5- 'U0 . v ' 3 I ff, Inn , W Awww' L QR' X xt. Q- i r Wf f x , if x 'N I! f' 1 , Y PROGRAMME Invocation ..... ...... , E. T. REGAN "Garden Gate" .......... Nr-:wAssA TAYLoR "A Bouquet for YOU,,---.NORMAN COOK "The Gardener" ...... ,JACQUETTA B. CLAYTON Song-"Trees" ......... .JUNIORS "Daisies Won't Tell" .... Invm FINNI Solo-"Thank God for a Garden" Miss MARIE ROBERTS Waltz of the Flowers 4Recreation Center! Page One Hundred Eighteen flu' fgglfnvf ,weylwdl ,Me fQaAuwe' jyoruff auzyary' ,al ,iffy ruzcblf-Lxgzabvff .qzrzrgrmf Juni' .qluzrc fa! Aeuen' fo 'QQQQ ,mf ,zfuezzakyf affalzeyef ghd? .qoomf Vs. X O '91 -. 1 f I ....e!-. . 1 ,EQ 15 -', QQ '51 1' ,' "'aXil3 SHIRLEY DUCK WINNER OF WORLD PEACE KEY MARJORIE RosE-Honorable Mention Page One Hundred Nineteen fhleticw Q ms. Sl rs in QE kmwmgw 47? Jw xi WQW 4 sw 6 N- LN- f' - X 3' gf .-" . N0 r -. - - Q' 1 5? 'WWW fy ,J A-2 A-' we? ,fem J' ni' ,J f"f 'W' ,zf f wwf L57 1 ,Q ,Y W J fg Lizigrx A gay" ,wr sf f 1' ww H-gfiggiwfakk gf 1 f ,M,,,Www' N5 ,,, ,rv 1 Lp V . 5 5 Q ? Y W ,F H V! X 5 ' ? Q' Sf s fi Q 2 s :Q Q ' 2 59. E, ,,, L ,swag 5 if 3 wwf V S+ Y! 2 if 52 Vgrgigiiff 7' W C? W WU,-1 . .ffyiw MR. WILLIAM J. SMITH Football Coach Page One Hundred Twenty-One M. G. TALTON, JR Baseball Coach Page One Hundred Twenty-Two O G , '22 gi -I-4 E8 S... WTS me -v-C gg. De C!! E Di an 5 e ':1 28 5 'ai ENJOY PARTY AT ROCKY MOUNT mid .sw mr- 3. -C 352 Smc' cd C tt! -wma 335 4601452 izo SJW E550 ,G . 9.555 .::,,E nI'1 gsm mg: of- 'Sum Nm-C m"'0 552 9.210 Sag 'aim Q02 wi-5 555,25 253 .an -U f-E-42 O .... H512 6-igm 2,323 'Sze 2.34.12 4: JMU' I Sm Page One Hundred Twenty-Three 'C fAHEER LEADERS 4 BARBARA WALTON, Chief LINDA CRABTRI-:E NINA GARDNER ADA MAE HUGHES NEWASSA TAYLOR PEGGY WALTON RANDAYLE CHAPPELL Page One -Hundred Twenty-Four VARSITY F J TBALL TEAM Q C9 ' WI LI M J. ITH Coaches I l TALTON, JR. DA D L. BRY T, Ma ger I VIS, Mascot DALM - . Co-Captains BOBBY RAD .f AW S ' ' DALMA Ev - :fx ' A Cox NOR A K - 1 BOBBY BRA HAL ARLES map JIMM G 1 1 v . TERRY HE INGTON E FINCH BOB Y M N ON '1 PA 4 TA CH OY REGAN JER S13 ni I LAR M FORD OY WIESTLING Ji MY HAL : OK H Ah G F '- a AROLVM ENDON N . N ON " FRANK EAL IRVIN FINN ?i!ER'1' PAC HARRY ov LER NoE , ffyix GLA Gow BILLY Co 'FQH' IV.sL A ERTSON HAROLD STL! G WARD AB 'r RIGGAN WAYNE ED ARES LE HANK FOREHAND R HARD RIG AN A 5 1 f FRANK LIAN R' , I ff rf , X K Page One Hundred Twenty-Five FOOTBALL SCORES ' THEY WE ROCKY MOUNT .... --- 6 0 SOUTHERN DURHAM --- -- 0 27 GRAHAM .......... ---19 7 HENDERSON --- -- 7 0 OXFORD HIGH ....... ---,- 7 13 NORTHERN DURHAM -- ---Canceled ROANOKE RAPIDS -- ---25 0 HILLSBORO ----- - -. -20 6 ROXBORO ------ ---16 0 CHAPEL HILL ---- ---33 0 ROCKY MOUNT 6-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 0 The Red Devils opened the season on September 6, by playing one of their best de- fensive games of the season. All the first half of the game was scoreless. In the third quarter this deadlock' was broken when the Blackbirds marched Over our goal after a long drive. The attempt for the extra point was blocked and there was no further scor- ing in the game. At the final whistle the score stood 6-0 in favor of the Blackbirds. OXFORD ORPHANAGE 27-SOUTHERN DURHAM, O, In the first conference game of the season on September 13, the Red Devils thoroughly trounced Southern High's Rebels 27-0. Harold McLendon scored the first touchdown and then added the extra point. Bobby McLendon also went on the rampage, scoring' twice to help run up the score against the Rebels. Larry Mumford added the last six points to bring' the score to its impressive climax. ' U GRAHAM 19-OXFORD ORPHANAGE- 7 September 20, the Red Devils suffered their first conference defeat as they played host to Graham. William Guthrie, speedy back for Graham, showed some real running ability as he was the main threat against the Red Devils. The Orphanage defenders were never quite able to set up effectively against the winged tee offense which was used by the Graham team. Our lone score was made by Paul Tausch. The final score was 19-7 in favor of Graham. Page One Hundred Twenty5Six HENDERSON 7'-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 0 The Red Devils entertained the Henderson Bulldogs at Home on September 27, and the game was one of the best playd by the Devils for the season. The Orphanage held the Bulldogs until the final minute of the game when Henderson quarterback, Al Tay- lor, passed to fullback Arthur Cates from the Devils five yard line to strike paydirt and Jimmy Adams added the PAT with 15 seconds showing on the clock. The Devils got as Ss close as the 10 yard stripe of the Bulldogs in the second period but lost the ball ou owns Center Harry Cope intercepted a Henderson pass on the 10 yard line near the end of the first half to snuff out an early Henderson scoring attempt. The final score' of the game was Henderson 7, Oxford Orphanage 0. OXFORD ORPHANAGE 13-OXFORD HIGH 7 The Red Devils won their second victory against three defeats when they edge-d Oxford High by the score of 13 to 7. The rivals battled a vicious game and the Wildcats did better than expected. The first touchdown was run over by Harold McLendon in the second half. When the situation was getting desperate, Jim Cox caught a pass from Larry Mumford and saved the game. The game was played before the home-coming crowd on Oxford High's Field. The game scheduled with Northern Durham was cancelled due to sickness on the Northern team. ROANOKE RAPIDS 25-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 0 October 25 the Red Devils suffered their fourth defeat at the hands of the Roanoke Rapids team. The flu-ridden Red Devil team lacked the spark to make a go of it against the strong opposition of the rival team. This game was non-conference and was played on the home field of Roanoke Rapids. There was much coughing to be heard on the field that night as most of the Red Devils had suffered from the effects of the flu. The final score of 25-0 indicated an easy victory for Roanoke Rapids. HILLSBORO 20-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 6 The Red Devils played one of their best offensive games that night and one of their poorest defensive. Ray Stanley for Hillsboro was the star of the night scoring two touchdowns against the Devils. In the third quarter Paul Tausch scored, accounting for the Red Devils six points. The final score was 20-6 in favor of Hillsboro. ROXBORO 16-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 0 November 5, the Devils met Roxboro on their own field and again, as usual, it rained. Jerry Winstead ran two of the Rockets' touchdowns. The Red Devils were caught once behind their own lines for a touchback. The game was hard-fought despite the score. At the final whistle the Devils still remained scoreless. The final score was 16-0. in favor of Roxboro. CHAPEL HILL 33-OXFORD ORPHANAGE 0 On the night of November 12, the Red Devils played Chapel Hill at home. Harding Ruffin and Baldy Williams ran hard against The Olde Home to score two T.D.'s apiece. The Devils played their poorest game that night and they never seemed to be able to get together in their dfense against the Wildcats. Surba Roy scored the final points for Chapel Hill and the score stood Chapel Hill 33, Oxford Orphanage O. Page One HundrediTwenty-Seven C11 IP 'PU O E" U 3 ra F" P-1 Z U O Z :cs o 3 he U2 :P cn E Z CD fa U2 o Cf -3 U1 rs so Z U Ci SU I P E Page One Hundred Twenty-Eight VARSITY BASKETBALL OFFICIALS MR. WILLIAM J. SMITH-Coach DAVID LEE BRYANT-Manger Page One Hundred Twenty-Nine Page One Hundred Thirty BOYS' VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM ' MR. WILLIAM J. SMITH, Coa.clI DAVID BRYANT, M omageo' LARRY MUMFORD, Captain SQUAD CHARLES BURTON JIMMY Cox LAROY WIESTLING TROY REGAN JEFF PARGOE HARRY COPE PAUL TAUSCH WAYNE JONES HAROLD MCLENDON Page .One -IIl111d1'i-Ed Thirty-One BASKETBALL SCHEDULE December 13-HENDERSON here December 17-OXFORD HIGH here January 7-ROXBORO there January 10 January 14 January 17 January 21- January 24 U January 28 January 3X0 February February February February 14 February 18 February 21 -CARY here -GARNER here -NORTHERN here HILLSBORO there -FUQUAY here -HENDERSON there -OXFORD HIGH there -SOUTHERN here -CARY there 11-GARNER there -GRAHAM there -CHAPEL HILL here -FUQUAY there Page One Hundred Thirty-Two VARSITY BASKETBALL Our basketball season was not the best that could be had but it seems to have given valuable experience for the coming basketball year. We had only three seniors on the team. They were Troy Regan, 6' UQ" forward, Jimmy Cox, 6' 1" forward, and Charles Burton, 6' 2" center. Next year the squad will consist of these rising seniors: Larry Mumford, Harold McLendon, Paul Tausch, Wayne Jones, and Roy Wiestling. Jeff Pargoe and Harry Cope will be upholding the Junior Class. The junior varsity team will be able to supplement Coach Smith's team. Such boys as Bill Cox, Jimmy Glasgow, Ed Lof- tis, James Bullock, Earl Bryant, Mickey Fenn, and Jerry Evans should do some good work. As the seniors bid farewell, we wish Coach Smith and the Red Devils the very best of luck. Page One Hundred Thirty-Three BOYS' JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM Page One Hundred Thirty-Four JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM ' MR. M. G. TALTON, JR., Goa-ch BOBBY FRADY, Mcmager SQUAD Ed Loftis Jimmy Glasgow Billy Cox Sam Hutchins Leonard Mobley Mickey Fenn Ray Bryant Norman Ward Page One Hundred Thirty-Five JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE December 9 December 11 December 16 December 18 January 10 January 16 January 17 January 23 January 27 January 29 February 4 1 Opponent Henderson Oxford High Northern East Durham Oxford High Roxboro Northern East Durham Henderson Oxford High Southern Page One Hundred Thirty-Six Place There There There Here Here Here Here There Here There Here BOYS' JUNIOR-VARSITY BASKETBALL P We began our basketball program withnseven- th, eighth, and ninth grade boys, but in order to enter the Pony League, we moved up to ninth and tenth grades. Many of the boys show promise as varsity contenders next year, and most of the younger boys show considerable improvement after this year of experience. Basketball is be- coming more popular now and the boys are en- joying it more every year. Page One Huzglred Thirty-Seven OFFICIALS FOR GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL MRS. JACQUETTA CLAYTON, Coach FRANK MCMILLAN, Student Coach ANN VICKERY, Manager and Score keeper Page One Hundred Thirty-Eight VARSITY BASKETBALL MRS. JACQUETTA CLAYTON Girls' Coach and Physical Education Director Co-Captains N EWASSA TAYLOR ODELLE WILSON Page One Hundred Thirty-Nine Page One Hundred Forty TEAM LL ETBA TY BASK 5 DG 41 b an Q E w GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM MRS. JACQUETTA CLAYTON, Coach ODELLE WILSON NEWASSA TAYLOR C0-CAPTAINS FORWARDS GUARDS Nina Gardner Susan Pargoe Martha Gardner Ada Mae Hughes Virginia ivlorrisell Alice Rumfelt Randayle Chappell Maxine Capps Patsy Barger Clairene Graham Grace Holland Dixie Warren Sheila Read Shirley Duck Page Onee Hundred Forty-One BASKETBALL-1957-58 BETHEL HILL vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The Devilettes traveled to Bethel Hill for the first game of the year, which was a non-conference game. The Orphanage girls showed good team work and came out on the long end of the score by 48-44. For the Devilettes, Odelle Wilson scored 28 points, Martha Gardner, 11 points. FUQUAY vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The Orphanage Devilettes barely nipped Fuquay, 42-41. The Orphans kept the lead through the game, but Fuquay was right on their heels. Martha Gardner was our high scorer with 21 points. BETHEL HILL vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Bethel Hill played the Devilettes in the Orphanage gymnasium. This time the tables were turned and Bethel Hill went away with a 35-28 victory. This was the first game at home: even though it was non-conference game the girls seemed a bit nervous. For the Devilettes Martha Gardner was the highest scorer with 12 points. WILTON vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE This was the third non-conference game the girls played before the Christmas holi- days. It was a very close game with the lead chanaging. The Orphanage girls won 52- 50. Odelle Wilson was the high scorer for the Develittes. HENDERSON vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Henderson was the first District III Conference game. This was one of the best games the Devilettes played. Henderson won, 53-42. Odelle Wilson was our high scorer with 19 pointsg Susan Pargoe had 13 points, Martha Gardner, 10 points. OXFORD vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The 'tWild Kittens" from Oxford High played the Devilettes in the Orphanage gymnasium. The Devileltes topped the f'Wild Kittens", 44-21. The Orphanage girls played a wonderful game against their cross-town rivals. Susan Pargoe was our high scorer with 22 points. ROXBORO vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Oxford Orphanage traveled to Roxboro for the first game of the new year. In the last few minutes of the game the Rockets froze the ball and won 44-32. The Orph. girls never gave up and they played their best. Martha Gardner and Odelle Wilson were our high scorers with 12 points each. CARY vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Cary played the Devilettes and were beaten 52-28. The Orphans had good team spirit. Our guards, Maxine Capps, Newassa Taylor, and Grace Holland deserved re- cognition throughout the year. Odelle Wilson was our high scorer with 31 points. GARNER vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Garner topped the Devilettes 68-54. Our forwards and guards played well and de- served praise. Susan Pargoe was our high scorer with 25 points. FUQUAY vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The Devilettes topped Fuquay 43-34. It was an even game until the end when the Devilettes pulled away. Odelle Wils-on and Susan Pargoe were our high scorers with 16 points each. Page One,Hundred Forty-Two HENDERSON vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Henderson's girls topped the Devilettes 76-39. The Orphanage girls played a steady ball game and never gave up, but the girls from Henderson proved too much. Martha Gardner was our high scorer with 15 points. OXFORD vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The Devilettes nipped the "Wild Kittens" by a slim margin. It was a close and hard fought game, but the Devilettes won 36-33. Martha Gardner was our high scorer with 16 points CARY vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Oxford Orphanage girls beat Cary53-43. The girls played hard and gave their best. Odelle Wilson was our high scorer with 27 pointsg Susan Pargoe scored 15 points. HILLSBORO vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Hillsboro beat the Orphans, 50-40. The first half the girls could not get the feel of the ball, but in the second half they narrowed the score but time ran out. The half-time score was 30-17. Odelle Wilson was our high scorer with 18 pointsg Martha Gardner scored 16, GARNER vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Garner beat the Orphanage 69-51. The girls played hard and the whole team de- served recognition. Odelle Wilson was again high scorer with 29 points. GRAHAM vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE Oxford Orphanage topped Graham 54-48. The lead changed several times but the Orphans went on to win. Martha Gardner scored highest, 31 points. CHAPEL HILL vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE The Devilettes beat Chapel Hill 37-27. This was the last game at home for the re- gular season. Odelle Wilson and Martha Gardner had 15 points each. V, HILLSBORO vs. OXFORD ORPHANAGE For the second time in girls' basketball the District III Conference condugted a tournament. Last year it was held in Roxborog this year, it was held in the Recreation Center on the Oxford Orphanage campus. The Devilettes played Hillsboro. At the end of the regular game the score was a tie, 46-46. In a three minute over-time, Hillsbroo tossed in two free throws and won 48-46. The guards did some excellent playing. Odelle Wilson scored 23 points. Page One Hundred Forty-Three l Page One Hundred Forty-Four 2 fri La H ETBALL SK BA VARSITY NIOR D rw cn A as LT! X GIRLS' JUNIOR-VARSITY TEAM MRS. JACQUETTA CLAYTON, Coach FORWARDS GUARDS PEGGY WALTON LOUVENIA OWENS NINA GARDNER ROSE BOWLES ELIZABETH PERRY KAY GUPTON MARY ROSE HUNTER LANDIS MOFFITT FAYE MOORE NORMA JEAN FREEMAN ALICE RUMFELT MARY ANN MORGAN DIXIE WARREN J AGKIE MIDEYETTE LINDA RUMFELT MARY ELLA WEBB CAROL WOODLIEE GAMES OXFORD ORPHANAGE- 2 BETHEL HILL-21 OXFORD ORPHANAGEWIG HENDERSON-46 OXFORD ORPHANAGE-14 HENDERSON-32 Page One Hundred Forty-Five Page One Hundred Forty-Six M. G. TALTON, JR. Page One Hundred Forty-Seven Page One Hundred Forty-Eight AM TE LL SEBA RSITY BA VA VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM MR. M. G. TALTON, JR., Coach FRANK MCMILLAN, Scorekeeper ED LOFTIS M3.HgeFS JERRY FINCI-L Pitchers Catcher BOBBY MCLENDON JEFF PARGOE PAUL TAUSCH JAMES BULLOCK First Base Second Base JIMMY COX HARRY COPE JERRY EVANS Outfielders BUD NOELL NORMAN WARD JIMMY GLASGOW BOBBY MCLENDON CHARLES BURTON Third Base Short Stop HAROLD MCLENDON LARRY MUMFORD Page One Hundred Forty-Nine BASEBALL RESULTS IHLLSBORO SOUTHERN0fDURHAM SOUTHERNOfDURHAM OXFORD HIGH HENDERSON GARNER FUQUAY CARY OXFORDIHGH HENDERSON GARNER FUQUAY3 CARY :RCANCELLED Page One Hundred Fifty VARSITY BASEBALL ' We began our baseball season inside the gym- nasium this year with twenty candidates report- ing for practice. Of these only three were letter- men from last year, so practically every position was open from beginning. Despire much bad Weather We played nine of ,our ten regularly scheduled games. We will not lose a single player by graduation this year, thus We are looking to next year with a great deal of hope for better things to come. Page OneHundred Fifty One Page One Hundred Fifty-Two VARSITY TRACK TEAM Charles Burton Mickey Fenn Jerry Strum W. R. Warren Robert Pace Robert Riggan Richard Riggan Bobby Bradshaw VARSITY TRACK TEAM l David Bryant Paul Brown Terry Herrington La Roy Wiestling Jimmy Griffin Frank Deal Don Herrington Billy Cox Jimmy Cox Charles King Paul Tausch Leslie Alberston Jimmy Crutchfield Frank Smith Troy Regan Page One Hundred Fifty Three VARSITY TRACK For the first time since 1934 Oxford Orphan- age has track. Under the able supervision of Coach Bill Smith, the Red Devils started the track season the second week in March. We did not have much success, this being our first year, but I am sure that as we develop skill we will have better luck. However, two of our team were quali- fied for the State Meet which was held at the Uni- versity of North Carolina, May 17. The two were LaRoy Wiestling running the half-mile, and Troy Regan running the mile. A Page One Hundred Fifty-Four RESULTS IN TRACK OXFORD HIGH Practice Meet at Oxford High OXFORD O. OXFORD HIGH-56 OXFORD O.-34 SOUTHERN-33 OXFORD HIGH-37 OXFORD O.-31 ROXBORO-50 OXFORD HIGH-49 OXFORD O.-47 2!3 NORTHERN-27 133 OXFORD O.- NORTHERN-47 SOUTHERN-32 10 DISTRICT MEET-Chapel Hill at Oxford High School at Oxford High School at Oxford High School at Northern Durham SECTIONAL MEET-Burlington STATE MEET-Chapel Hill Page One Hundred Fifty-Five FUN ON THE TRAMPOLINE The latest addition to the equipment at the Recreation Center at Oxford Orphanage is a trampoline, and is furnishing lots of fun and healthy exer- cise for our boys and girls. In the picture above, Joe Gardner, an eighth grade student, is shown doing some fancy bouncing around. Trampoline is a word that has been known in the circus world for years. It comes down to us from the Italian word "trampoli," which means per- forming acrobatic feats on stiltsg and the Spanish word "trampolin," mean- ing a diving board. It was first manufactured in the United States by George Nissen in 1936, and is valuable to circus acrobats in performing various feats of tumbling. 'Www 'ffm Hd' mm ,vpn I f I ' hs H .dl 'V HAVE YOU HEARD THIS? Mr. McSwain said to Charles King, "What is the capitol of North Carolina ?" Charles made a guess, "Raleigh," Edward Loftis, laughing, whispered, "Mr, McSwain, he thinks it is Raleigh." One Sunday afternoon, a girl from Greensboro came who liked Don Herrington very much, but Don was not interested in her. She came up to Don and asked, "Are you Don Herrington ?" Don replied, "No! I'm Terry." fTerry is Don's brother.J DAVID LEE: "Mr, Smith scolded me because I didn't know where the Great Lakes were." HARRY COPF: "Well, next time remember where you put things." Margie Rose, who is from the mountains of North Carolina was on her way to the Orphanage. She had to stop over in Winston-Salem for the night. It was the first time she had ever been in a hotel and the bellhop took her bags and went to the elevator. Margie, flaring up: "I won't take this room! I'm not paying for a measly little room like this! Just because I'm from the mountains, you can't-" The bellhop interrupted, "Madam, this isn't your room. This is the elevator." Some day the great biologist, Leslie Albertson, will announce he has at last found the female earthworm for which he went in search of in 1957. CARL JONES, "J oe, stop making ugly faces at that bulldog. It isn't a nice thing to do." JOE FINCH, "Well, he started it!" FRANK FOREHAND, "Say, this wide-screen movie is swell, isn't it?" TROY REGAN, "Sure is. Let me know if anything exciting is happening on your side." Page One Hundred Fifty-Eight When the seniors went on the picnic, given by our little mascot, Anne Pruitt, Bobby Bradshaw was casting with a rod and reel with all his might. He caught something and found it was Pasty Barger. Scratching his head, he said, "I have heard of this, but it is the first time I have ever caught a real horse." Peggy Walton and Bud Noell were sitting on the lawn one Sun- day afternoon. Peggy Cin a romantic tonel, "I love you!" Bud replied, "Me, too I" CLAIRENE! f'When I go to bed at night I see yellow and green lights." PAUL: "Have you seen a doctor '?" CLAIRENE: "No, just yellow and green lights." Mr. McSwain was walking to work one day when Mike Regan walked up and asked him what made his hair black. He replied that he didn't know. Mike said, "You must drink a lot of cococola, and do you know what makes mine white ?" Mr. McSwain said, "No." Mike answered that he drank a lot of milk. Highway Patrol: "Madam, do you know that you were going 101 miles per hour ?" KAY JAMES: "Yes, I saw the limit sign a while back." Highway Patrol: I'm glad I caugh you before you got to it 301." Clydie Gibbs, reading the menu to Sara Finch, "Oh, gosh, Sara, we got pinto-cheese! fSupposed to have pimento cheese.J NORMAN WARD: "I hear Frank Deal is in love with Shirley Dover." DAVID LEE BRYANT: "Why don't you get under the sink with the rest of the pipes ?" Who said King Authur was born in North Carolina? Some- body did. e Page One Hundred Fifty Nine utogrccph A ff if W ,f if K gg 'mm W 5 5 5 5? 5. 455' rd? gaculty ogutogrccpho Student ogutogrccpho


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