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John Ilichols Hiqh School OXFORD ORPHANAGE OXFORD, NORTH CAROLINA PUBLISHED BY The Senior Class of Nineteen Sixty-One l ' N 1 THE LOC1 .Away-s. 1961 nwkwa UOLIHIIE XXU JIMMY CRUTCHEIELD Edz'toz'-in-Chief EARL BRYANT Associate Edigor I DIXIE WARREN DENNIS HARRISON Business Managers ' Page Four 25th ANNIVERSARY How many cherished memories can be stored in twenty- five volumes of The Log! Yet no senior class alone would claim credit for the en- tire production of its volume. The credit for the twenty-five years existence of The Log must surely be shared with hun- dreds of individuals who have cooperated so splendidly and wholeheartedly in various ways. The Log is truly an exam- ple of the motto: "In union there is strength." The Class of 1961 follows the footsteps of previous class- es in expressing deepest appreciation for every service ren- dered in helping them to present to their readers, this, the twenty-fifth volume of The Log. The Log had its beginning in 1936 with Mr. G. B. Sum- mers, as faculty adviser, thus, the Class of 1937 published the first volume of The Log, Mr. Summers accepted work in Louisiana in 1940, after which, Mrs. Luther A. Ligon became faculty adviser. Since space is limited, we do want to present the editors who have served so faithfully. Class Editor-in-chief Associate Editor 1937 Tommy Williams Henry Farrior 1938 Diana Chandley Elizabeth Edwards 1939 Mary Frances Beasley Betty Jean Bryant 1940 Patton Roark Bessie Beasley 1941 Huel Lassiter Earle Groves 1942 Robert White Joseph Colenda 1943 Sherrill Beasley Lynwood Davenport 1944 Troy Tucker Roy Moss 1945 Ezekiel Colenda Ralph Coley 1946 Ben Tucker Lindy Floyd 1947 Lindy Floyd Albert Case 1948 David Woodruff John D. Garner 1949 John Wiley Richard Case 1950 Jack Moore Calvin Pleasants 1951 Johnny Fitchette Dail Davidson 1952 John Nichols John Stone 1953 Robert Garner James Debnam 1954 Billy Ray Cobb John Belk 1955 Jack Barger Clare Regan 1956 James Strum Dorothy Regan 1957 William Albertson Odis Hutchins 1958 James Cox Charles Burton 1959 Leroy N oell Paul Tausch 1960 Norman Ward David Lee Bryant 1961 James Crutchfield Earl Bryant CUNTENTS Administration Faculty Graduates Underclassmen Activities Athletics Humor PgF N , X f f Y X Xi, Page Six V Q9 X 'Z k X g 1 X, , f XNJ 'Xl ' : af x sQW w if ff' NNW ,ww Hi K , " E 0 AS., 5 ww MR. W. E. VVARREN Sv , arjizfdmn 'sf . nffgif' -J 1 w 0 is gil. 1'g,"fe 45 wi Csgfxp 2,556 rr 3 U qv -, 4 2 . A ,OI-r tiyigg. V,. l, --.-. ,I . ,T .R r s 55' ",,eiF' ' ' L.-g9::,'.:- ,- Q ,, - 7: gsm.. .. J . . . 9 ' -13 ,, J- ' - 7 ". Y V. 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LANDRUM IN APPRECIATION lt is regrettable that space allows only a page in a book. and human facility allows only words, for such space and mere words can never fully express what hundreds of "his boys" feel in their hea1'ts for Mr. J. H. Landrum. To say, "Thank you," or that we 'tappreciaten what he has done. would bel gi oss understatements. Of course, one could enumerate any number of exter- nals. One ccuiu say that Mr. Landrum gave a boy a new lease cn life by giving him the prir.-ting trade. a way to make his iiving in the world. Or, one could say that Mr. Landrum taught more English than could ever be learned in any number of text-books. One could remember his friendly smile, his wholesome humor, or the reserved dig- nity which labeled him a tru: Southe1n gentleman from Georgia. Indeed, one could talk on these things for hours. But I think the thing which made us love him most was his genuine friendship, his sincere love freely given to every boy who ever worked in the printin-g department. The very fact that he still refers to us as "his boys" serves to illustrate what I mean. When I first went to work in the printing plant in 1947, Mr. Landrum was already a real part of the tradition of Oxford Orphanage. I can remember a group of us sitting around his desk, listening to him tell stories of how "his boys" won impossible football games, or he would remember some funny story of what had hap- pened to another while working in the shop, and then he would say with a deep sense of pride how this particular fellow, or that one had gone on to do successful things in the world. And to those of us who sat with glistening eyes, listening to him talk, there came a profound awareness of being important, for we were sure that this man. if there were no others, really cared for us. When our spirits were down, he raised us up: when we were in trouble, he stuck by us. He was our friend. How, then, shall we merely say, "Thank you" to him 'Z His life has been, and continues to be a real inspiration for us. To him we owe a lasting debt of gratitude that can never be fully repaid. One of his boys, Bob Garner Page Nine Page Ten Miss MARY HARRIS IN APPRECIATION For seven years Miss Mary Harris gave of her best as counselor in our dining halls. We deeply appreciate every word of encouragement, every inspiration, and every deed of kindness in our behalf. We think of her as a sincere friend and one who was always willing to direct us in the right Way. We are confi- dent that life has been made richer and fuller by her pres- ence with us. In her retirement, we extend to her our many thanks and include with them our every good Wish for years of happiness and the best of health. 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B., Catawba College. English and Physical E'duccLtirm Page Nineteen ,W MR. VVADE E. GREGORY MRS. BOBBY GRISSOM Graduate of Oxford Orphanage. Louisburg College Ilzsfrzfcfor -in Slzoemalfing Typing and Sl1.o1'tlLa11rl Page Twenty MR. BEN S. HESTER B. S., East Carolina Collegeg Graduate Study at East Carolina College. Social Science and Physical Education Secretary to the P1"i11ci7:1rl MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON A. B., Elon College: M. A., University of North Carolina: Candidate for Ph. D. Degree, University of North Carolina. Englislz u nd La fin J MR. E. G-. MCSWAIN Graudate of Electrical Engineering, I.C.S., Associate Member of American Institute of Electrical Engineering. Iizstrzictor 'in Elecf1'i'caZ E7lgi'7L66'I"i?Zg MRS. E. G. MCSWAIN J A. B., Queens College: M. Ed., Duke University. Giziflance Counselor Page Twenty-one MR. C. T. PLEASANTS Graduate of Oxford Orphanage. Ins1r111'fo1' in PI'l.llfl.Ilfl MR. M. G. TALTON JR. A. B., Elon College: Graduate Study at the University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State. Math 6'l71Clf1'CS Page Twenty-two Miss VIVIAN STAINBACK B. S., Madison College, Va.: Graduate Study at the University of North Caro- lina and Duke University. Scfivnce 'f-ww. MRS. SHERRILL WASHINGTON B. S., George Peabody College: Gradu- ate Study at the University of North Carolina. Librarian Mrs. First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eight Ninth Tenth Eleventh Twelfth JOHN NICHOLS SCHOOL Mr. Thomas B. Currin, Principal Bobby Grissom, Secretary to the Principal Miss Alice Walters Miss Myrtle Leigh Peacock Miss Mary Simpson Miss Ellie Parrish Miss Mamie Baldwin Mrs. Alma Stovall Miss Mary Shield Mrs. Maurice Adams Mrs. Robert Davis Mr. M. G. Talton, Jr. Miss Vivian Stainback Mrs. L. A. Ligon Mrs. Coral Washington-Librarian Mrs. E. G. McSWain--Guidance Counselor Mr. J ame G. Burnette-Director of Physical Education and Athletics Mr. Ben Hester-Coach and High School Teacher Mrs, Helen Cain-Public School Music Teacher Mr. Calvin Pleasants-Teacher of Printing Mr. Wade Gregory-Teacher in Shoe Shop Mr. E. G. McSwain-Teacher in Electrical De- partment Page Twenty-three r ,,, .V --,W 4, if 3? X 1 Mi 'gyyx ff V f ' wff . , i ' i :H N Y 5-3 ' if SM W, Q N I ku." If if :.,,.,, wwe' 'f" J ,' maiq, V I , J , if ,M ,aw 39 N . ,Y 1 V 'il YS? 'ng , 1' 1 V A NSW, 5? ya ' Zagf. .P O Y In r-fQ""f""' mm-www-59's 'IZ' 1. xv hy ak L rv lm Page Twenty-four JOHN NICHOLS SCHOOL 1 I I u I 1 i . W ,.,. f3i4,g1e' " , fl ?' 1 U J Am wi Y 'vm' I Z - FK '. A nk 3 ' diana ' ' . 'HH we , K . , M 4 F51 A' W L gra, ua es dm WTF.. ' Q K r 1 W U 4' U 1 -,'V-if?" s WJ b , Q , , . rv, f v -at A . .Y , - M ,. -K r 1 1 7 A r - ff , ff ' jr' 'W 5 . 1 ' re f -a f," irq' A W gig , ga " 4 J fi 2 ' 4 Vx xxx L , N Yi A 7 4, A "1"'3, .N A 1' ' 34131 ' K 'Q s' rw , x . H f. ' . , x ,. I" "'xf'-'fa' V xy 1 - 'ff' V A ., ,-, ,fr "-W ..-1, Y YJYY 'gm x .M . ,A . x K v 4 1 . v .PO- Q vybvvtki I it ff if 2 1 ps' -..,,.t,,'QM, -f l 1 XX! . ,,- Q -41 Wimfnizi V V J .' 7,- ,wr Y Y. vf-v , . X Af-.5 . - M , Q. X I 1- K x AWQM X ., -1 N L' -3 v M w 4 w 1 w v i v w CLASS OF 1961 'AA szfperior num is nzodesf in speeclz, but exceeds in his acz'fz'ons. Colors: Red and White rn Flower: Red and White Carnations JAMES THOMAS TEOUELEFIELD, Muscat JOY SUE SOWERS .w....... ------PresideHf MICKEX' ROONEY FENN .... Vice-Presiclewt GAIL INEZ BEASLEY ............, --Sec1-efary JAMES ELLSWORTH HOMER, JR Treasurer -of . 'GEAQQQKE' MAR.Y ELLA VVEBB-,- -,-Hi.stm-1Tan MICUKEY ROONEY FENN--- --,Pmph.ef JERRY DELANE FINCH ...... ---Testator JAMES ELLSWORTH HOMER, JR. .......S............ Poet GAIL INEZ BEASLEY JAMES NORTHINGTON CRUTCHFIELD Gifto V1-fL'llS MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, Home Room Teacher Page Tm enty f1V6 Page Twenty-six TOMMY TROUBLEFHCLD Mascot Dunn Building f""'Jjr S Z CUM MAGNA LAUDE MARY ELLA WEBB JOY SUE SOWERS LYNDA FAYE CRABTREE Salzztutorhnz Vcaleclictorians Page Twenty-seven WE ABE AT THE TOP! f, s9s Prcsfflelzf MICKEY RooNi:Y Fi-:NN VVilson, N. C. "Ur Iirv, not us im' wish fo, but as 'wc can." Class President. 1: Class Vice-President, 3. 4: Glee Club, 3: Art Editor for The Log, 4: Stu- dent Council Representative, 3: FTA Club, 2, 3, 4: Literary Club, 2: Literary Club, Secretary, 3: Literary Club Treasurer, 4: High School Plav, 2, 3: Declaination-Recitation Contest, 3. 4: World Peice Speaking Program, 3: Football, 1, 2. 3. 4: Basketball Co-Captain. 1, 2. 4: Hon- orable Mention in Basketball, 3: Track, 1, 2, 3: Senior Play. -l: Track Tri-Capt., 4: Stunt Night. 4. Ideal Peisonality: Mother Nerve VVreckers: Referees, N. Y. Yan- kees. Washing hams and bacon with Charles Bryant Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating, sleep- ing, arguing, and listening to popular music Pet Expression: "I bet ya." Futurc Mirage: College Education and Success Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: 2nd Dorm in 3-B: Under the pecan trees My Last Request: A winning team at 0.0. Page Twenty-eight JOY SUE Sowaizs Kinston, N. C. "The world fakes you at your wo1'th,' it is up to you to establish Vit." Recitation Contest. 2. 3, 4: Winner of Oxford Orphanage Medal, 3: Winner of Kiwanis Club Medal, 4: Student Council Secretary, 2: Class President, 3. 4: Literary Club. 2, 3, 4: Literary Club President, 3: Literary Club Vice-Pres- ident. 4: Glee Club Librarian, 2: Glee Club President. 3, 4: J.V, Basketball, 1: Cheer Lead- er, 4: The Log Staff. 4: National Honor Society, 3, 4: National Honor Society Vice-President, 4: High School Play. 2, 3: FTA Club. 2. 3, 4: Math Club. 2. 3, 4: Math Club Vice-President, 3, 4: Commencement Marshal. 3: Betty Crocker Search Contest. 4: Stunt Night. 4: Senior P ay, 4, Ideal Personality: Violet Nerve Wrecker: "The Stouter Boys", f"Ex-Champ!"J Most Enjoyable Pastime: Cracking jokes Pet Expression: "Nine times out of ten." Future Mirage: Success Best Liked Sport: Tennis Favorite Teacher: Mr. Talton Off Limits: The Store My Last Request: Do away with the six A.M. bell Vice-P1'csz'de11t WE ABE AT THE TOP! GAIL INEZ BEASLEY Mt. Airy, N. C. l'Tlie 'way is lzard but lic wlzo zvullfs zuiflz God will make if." Class Secretary, 3, 4: Literary Club, 2: Lit- erary Club Treasurer, 3: Literary Club Secre- tary, 4: High School Play, 2, 3: Commence- ment Marshal, 3: Betty Croker Search Con- test, 4: FTA Club, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play, 4: Stunt Night, 4: Represented John Nichols School :il Roxooro High Homecoming, 4: Class Giftor- ian, 4. Ideal Personality: Mother Nerve Wrecker: Kitchen Most Enjoyable Pastime: Dancing Pet Expression: "By George" Future Mirage: A Successful Life Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Hospital My Last Request: More activities for the girls Treasurev' Poet Secrefczry Gifforinil JAMES ELLSWORTH HoMi-IR, JR. Oxford, N. C. "Tn bw, or :mf fo bc, fluff is flzr' unsuier,' not flu' q1lc'sf1'm1." Baseball, 3: Literary Club, 3, 4: Commence ment Marshal, 3: Student Council, 4: National Honor Society, 3, 4: Class Treasurer, 4: Class Poet, 4. Ideal Personalities: Mother and Father Nerve Wlecker: Mary Ella VVebb Pet Expression: "O.K." Future Mirage: Success in my efforts Most Enjoyable Pastime: Working on Automobiles Best Liked Sport: Baseball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Harrisburg, Pa. My Last Request: That Mrs. Ligon Won't have to Worry over one pupil missing so many classes. Page Twenty nine 'JZ WE ARE AT THE TOP! Student ClJll1lCI.I Repn-se'i1tatii'v IVIARY ELLA WEBB Saratoga, N. C. i'Hll1l11Illt'SS is t'lff!lIllPfI by plmzfzizg boflz fvvf firnzly on flu' ground and looking I1-fe sqzrfzrely Ill the fac'1'." Debating Team, 3, 43 Recitation Contest. 43 Honorable Mention in Recitation Contest, 4: Student Council President, 43 Literary Club, 2, 3, 4: Literary Club Vive-President, 4: Glee Club. 2, 3: J, V. Basketball, 13 The Log Staff. 4, High School Play, 2, 3,1 FTA Club, 2, 3. 4: Commencement Marshal, 33 National Honor Society, 3. 4: National Honor Society Sec'v- Treasurer, 4, Winner of World Peace Key, 2: Betty Crocker Search Contest, 43 D.A,R. Good Citizenship Award, 43 Candidate for N, C. Fed- eration of Womens Club Scholarship, 43 Can- didate for Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship, 4g Stunt Night, 43 Senior Play, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. G. C. VVebb Nerve Wreckers: Those Three Webb Boys Most. Enjoyable Pastime: Talking with my buddies Pet Expression: "I oughta smack you." Future Mirage: Success Best Liked Sport: Tic-Tac-Toe Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Anywhere without a chap- erone My Last Request: Someone to write a book entitled, "Legal Ways to Get Out of Work." Page Thirty MARY Rosie HUNTER Hertford, N. C. "A liftlr zmrd in kizidnvss spoken, cc mo-- fioiz or Il fear, Has often lzcalvd the licarf tlzafs broken mid made fl frimzfl sincere." J.V. Basketball, 1: Student Council, 4: Sen- ior Recitation Contest, 43 Literary Club, 4: Glec Club, 3. 4: The Log Staff. 4: Betty Crock- er Award, 43 Stunt Night, 4: Senior Play, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. Elgin White Nerve Wrecker: Washing pots in O. O. kitchen Most Enjoyable Pastime: Loafing Pet Expression: "Sometimes I wonder . .H Future Miiage: To be a successful secre- tary liczft Liked Sport.: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Anywhere My Last Request: Installation of an ele- vator in John Nichols School Building Historian WE ARE AT THE TOP! JERRY DELANE FINCH Garner, N. C. "The secret of success in life is for ct man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." Senior Editor of The Log, 4: Literary Club, 2, 4: Glee Club, 43 Class President, 23 Class Vice-President, 1: Football Manager, l, 2, 3, 4: Baseball Manager, 1, 2: Track, 3, 4: High School Play, 2: Senior Play, 4: FTA Club President, 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mr. Allen Colenda Nerve Wrecker: Those "Ashley Boys" Most Enjoyable Pastime: Listening to WKIX Radio Station Pet Expression: "Y'ole dummy." Future Mirage: Success Best Liked Sports: Track and Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L, A. Ligon Off Limits: Cell Block No. 7, 3-B, and Three Way Restaurant My Last Request: Championship Team at Oxford Orphanage Gif torian Tesfator JAMES N. CRUTCHFIELD Greensboio, N. C. "AII's well that ends well." Editor-in-Chief of The Log, 4: Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4: Track, l, 2, 3, 4: Stu- dent Council, 2: Student Council Vice-Presi- dent, 3: Glee Club Vice-President, 3, 4: FTA Club, 3, 43 High School Play, 2, 3: Declama- tion Contest, 3: Literary Club, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play, 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mother Nelve Wreckers: Elmus and Girls Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating and Sleeping' Pet Expression: "I hear you." Future Mirage: Car, home, money! Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Three Way and Gym My Last Request: 0.0. to win Triple A Conference in all sports Page Thirty one WE ARE AT THE TOP! 1 DAVID A1.ExAND'5R BRYANT Wilmington, N. C. "E,:'prri1'ncw is U rlwlr fe'ucl1r'r buf fools will Ir'r11'n by no oflzerf' J. V. Football. 1, 2: Varsity Football, 3. 4: Track, 2. 3, 4: Glee Club, 4: Student Council. 2: J. V. Basketball, 1, 2: Midget Football Coach, 4: Stunt Night, 4: Senior Play, 4. Ideal Personality: Mr. Wade E. Gregory Nerve Wreckers: Midget Football Players Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with Landis Pet Expression: "Knock it off!" Future Mirage: Living like a Millionaire Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Coach Jimmy Burnette Off Limits: Gym My Last Request: For Ray Bryant to care for Charles Page Thirty-two JAMES S. Bosric Rockingham, N. C. "The zvorld is waitiizg to pay your price if you can but dclizvcr what it needs." Football Manager, 1, 2, 4: Basketball Man- ager, 4: Track, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club, 2, 3, 4: Liter- ary Club, 2, 3, 4: Debater, 3: High School Play. 1, 2. 3, Sports Editor for The Log, 4: FTA Club, 4: Hecitation Contest, 2. 3, 4: Senior Recilation Contest, 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mr. W. E. Walren Nrrvc Wrecker: Mirrors Most Enjoyable Pastime: Getting into trouble Pet Expression: "You see, What's hap- pening' is . . ." Future Mirage: To be a success Best Likcd Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: "Experience" Off Limits: Three Way My Last Request: That Bobby Gee VVil- son quit modeling U-Haul Trailers and Overnight Transfers WE ARE AT THE TOP! CLINTON EARL BRYANT Wilmington, N. C. "Thr young 'man 'who cloi'su'f keep his c-yas on flu' clock buf stills knofivs the tlmv, will find lliIll'lllZ'ft'fl oppo1'f1mitics in flzv grozving c01i11fry." Baseball, 1, 2, 33 Track, 4, Basketball, 1, 3: Football, 1, 2, 3. 4, Class Treasurer, 2g Associ- ate Editor of The Log, 4, Literary Club, 4: Glee Club, 3, 45 Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mother Nerve Wreckers: Girls, and "Red" Davis Most Enjoyable Pastime: Living Pet Expression: "On what, my looks?" Future Miiage: To be Successful Best Liked Sport: All of Them Favorite Teacher: Coach Burnette Off Limits: Basketball Court and Cell Block No. 2 My Last Request: "Red" Davis to keep all the girls in line JAMES NATHAN BULLOCK Oxford, N. C. "Tho key to success is d'lVLl7l'fl07l.U Varsity Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4: Co-Captain of Baseball, 3: Varsity Basketball, 1, 2, 3. 43 Var- sity Basketball Co-Captain, 4: All-Conference Baseball, 2, 33 Honorable Mention, Basketball All-Conference Team, 4: Most Valuable Basket- ball Player Trophy, 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personalities: Mother and Father Nerve Wrecker: Michael Bullock Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with . . . Pet Expression: t'Has the cat got a tail?" Future Mirage: Playing Pro Baseball Best Liked Sport: Baseball Favoiite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Experiment Farm or Lake after Dark My Last Request: To see "Red Devils" win the conference in all sports Page Thirtv three WE ABE AT THE TOP! MILLARD EDWARD FRAZIER Oxford, N. C. Evczy man has lzzs own fcf1r,' fhcrc are great challcngcs that ordznary 111011 are forced by circzmzstalzccs fo meet." Track, 4. Ideal Personality: Mother Nelve Wrecker: Little Brother Most Enjoyable Pastlme. Visiting bud- dies on week-ends Pet Expression: "O, Boy!" Futuie Mirage. U.S. Navy, Chief Petty Officei, USS Submarine Best Liked Sport: Track Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Smoking at school My Last Request. To pass English IV Page Thirty-four LYNDA FAYE CRABTREE Durham, N. C. "lVlzy should we worry about the future, fel' us do our best today." Basketball Co-Captain, 3, 4: High School Play, 2, 3: FTA Club, 1. 2, 3, 4: Literary Club. 2, 3, 4: Math Club, 2, 3, 4: National Honor Society, 3, 4: Cheer Leader, 1. 2: Chief Cheer Leader, 4: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3: Commencement Marshal, 3: Class Officer, 1: Student Council 3. 4: Betty Crocker Search Contest, 4: Stunt Night, 4: Senior Play, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. Pattie "Ma" Pickett Nerve Wreckers: People who gossip and my brother, Danny Most Enjoyable Pastimes Being with W. D. Dillehay Pet Expression: "Hi, 'Ugly' " Future Mirage: A successful life Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teachers: Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Noell Off Limits: Riding in a 1958 green and white Chevrolet station wagon My Last Request: That a hot water sys- tem might be installed in 4-G rss WX: X X WE ARE AT THE TOP! DENNIS RUSSELL HARRISON Williamston, N. C. "Actions speak louder tlzrin ziwn'zIs." Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Track, 2. 31 Class Treas- urer, 2: Literary Club, 2, 3, 4: Math Club, 2, 3, 4: High School Play, 2. 3: Senior Play, 4, World Peace Key, 3: Student Council. 1: FTA Club, 2, 3, 43 Honorable Mention in Football, 3, 4: Football Captain 1, 3, 4: Business Man- ager for The Log. 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mr. E. G. McSwain Nerve Wreckers: Those Harrison Boys Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping and Eating Pet Expression: "They did it again." Future Mirage: College degree, home, and family Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Mr. Talton Off Limits: Dining Room at midnight My Last Request: That Oxford Orphan- age football team might win the Dis- trict .111, AAA, Conference ROBERT EARL HEAD Oxford. N. C. "If is beffcl' by fur to look fo flu' ,flrfflre aw! smzlc than into the pasf and be sad." The Log Staff, 43 Literary Club, 1, 4: Glen Club, 4: Football, 1, 2, 4: Track, 3. Ideal Personality: Mother Nerve Wrecker: Conceited People Most Enjoyable Pastime: At 3-B Pet Expression: "Help!" Future Mirage: Success Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Coach Burnette Off Limits: 3-B Basement My Last Request: That the Red Devils may become conference champions Page Thnty five WE ABE AT THE TOP! Woooaow W. RTCMILLAN Raeford, N. C. "Be sure blfllill is in your before puffing mfmfh in HlYllLI'Ull.U Football, 1, 2, 3. 4: Track, 1, 2, 3, -lg Higlx School Play, 3: Literary Club, 3, -lg Glee Club, Ll: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Nerve Wrecker: 6:00 A. M. Bell Most Enjoyable Pastime: Listening to WKIX Pet Expression: "So What?" Future Mirage: Wealth Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Coach Burnette Off Limits: Three Way My Last Request: O. O. to have a win- ning team in all sports Page Thirty--six SAMUEL LEE HUTCHINS Bryson City, N. C. "Ymr'II ncvvz' get rich, digging a ditch, for fl penny a day." Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Baseball, 2, 33 Track, 1, 4: Glee Club, 43 Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Rocky Marciano Nerve VVrecker: One without authority telling me what to do Most Enjoyable Pastime: With the Girls Pet Expression: "All things are equal." Future Mirage: Reaching the top in all that I do Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Coach Burnette Off Limits: WVeight Lifting' Club My Last Request: To Win in all sports WE ARE AT THE TOP! Esrm-:R LANDIS MOFP'ITT Southern Pines, N, C. "Lure and fl smile can coizquvr all." Glee Club, 2, 3, 4: Literary Club, 2, 3, 4: FTA Club, 3, 43 High School Play, 2, 3: Stunt Night. 4. Ideal Personality: Mother and Sis Nerve Wreckers: Walter, David, and Gale Most Enjoyable Pastime: Eating and Sleeping Pet Expression: "Why not?l' Future Mirage: A Good l1Vife and Moth- er Best Liked Sport: Bowling Favorite Teachers: Miss Simpson and Mrs. Cain Off Limits: Anywhere My Last Request: That Mrs. Hamlet might get another good sleeper in my place BETTY LOU PARHAM Oxford, N. C. "To worry lifflv, to study less, This is my idea of happiness." Glee Club, 1, 2, 31 Betty Crocker Search Contest, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. Rueben Black- Well Nerve Wreckers: Ann and Mary Most Enjoyable Pastime: Skating and Dancing Pet Expression: "Common Sense." Future Mirage: Successful Life Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Anchor Drive-In My Last Request: For Ann Brooks to leave Oxford when I graduate Page Thirty seven WE ARE AT THE TOP! ALIVE ELIZABETH RUMFELT Raleigh, N. C. "The world is ll'fll'fl-Hg to pay !lUIlI'1Jl'l'C't' if you can meet flzr' I'6QlIfl'l'HI!'IIfS.n Basketball, 1: Literary Club. 1, 2. 3, 4: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4: High School Play, 2. 3: Reci- tation Contest. 3. -lg Senior Re-citation Contest. 43 FTA Club, 1. 2, 3: Betty Crocker Search Contest. 4: Stunt Night. 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. Alice D. Rum- felt Nerve Wreckers: Vegetable House Girls and Office Boys Pet Expression: "Oh, my gosh!" Future Mirage: A Successful Telephone Operator Best Liked Sports: Swimming and Dancing' Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Raleigh, N. C. My Last Request: That the rising time will be changed to 8:00 A.M. Page Thirty-eight BENJHQ Part Pnovosr Kiiiston, N. C. "Be sure you are right: flzcii go cLl1,eacl." Basketball. 1, 3, 43 Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Track, 1. 2, 3. 43 Literary Club, 2, 3. 45 Gle: Club. 3, 4: High School Play, 2. 3: Stunt Night. 4: Senior Play, 43 District Music Meet, 4: The Log Staff, -lg FTA Club, 2. 3, 4. Ideal Personality: Mrs. Mary P. Daniel Nerve Wrecker: Elnius Burnette Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping Pet Expression: "It's too late now." Future Mirage: College Degree Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Hospital Kitchen after breakfast My Last Request: That O. O. might win the District III AAA Football Confer- ence X W 4 N WE ARE AT THE TOP! FRANK ALLEN SMITH Milwaukee, N. C. "Not !lfl'fL1'll of work, but not in sympathy with it." J, V. Basketball, 1: J. V. Football Co-Cap- tain, 1: Track, 1, 4: Varsity Baseball, 2, 3 Var- sity Basketball, 3, 4: Varsity Football, 2, 3: Football Co-Captain, 4: Literary Club, 4: Glee Club, 4: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Connie Frances Nerve Wrecker: Sam Toler Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with- Pet Expression: "Prove it." Future Mirage: A million bucks Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Techer: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Duke Building at Midnight My Last Request: Oxford Orphanage's Winning the District III AAA Con- ference Championship in all four sports REGINALD D. STOUT Lillington, N. C. "Do1z't always think of yozlrselfg there are always others worse off." Glee Club, 2, 3, 4: Literary Club, 4: Football, 1, 2, 3, 4: Track, 2, 3, 4: Basketball, 1: Stunt Night. 4: Senior Play, 4. Ideal Personalities: Ernie Ford and Charlie Brown Nerve W1'ecker: Charles Mongo Bryant Most Enjoyable Pastime: Sleeping Any- where Pet Expression: "Says who?" Future Mirage: Worst Swimmer in "Y.W.C.A. Best Liked Sport: Football Favorite Teacher: Coach Jimmy Bur- nette Off Limits: Three Way My Last Request: Do away with con- ceited people. Page Thirty nine WE ABE AT THE TOP! DIXIE RUTH WARREN Clinton, N. C. "Thr lifzppiest person is the pvrson 'who thinks the most l'lll'6I't'Sfillg thoughts." Basketball. 1, 2: Basketball Co-Captain, 3, 4: Literary Club, 3: Business Manager of The Log Staff, 4: Student Council Representative, 3: Outstanding Girl Athletic Award, 33 Glce Club, 2. 3: FTA Club. 3: Betty Crocker Search Contest, 4: Honorable Mention in Basketball, 43 Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personalities: Mr. and Mrs. Seavy Fann Nerve Wreckers: Dining Room Girls with their line: "I ain't suppose to." Most Enjoyable Pastime: Being with Kay and Fay Pet Expression: "It is not." Future Mirage: A Successful Beautician Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Second Dormitory and Hospital My Last Request: Installation of electric heaters in all dormitories in 4-G Page Forty GEARALD ROGER TAYLOR Oxford, N. C. "No man can ever rise above that at which he ai-ms." Baseball, 3: Stunt Night, 4. Ideal Personality: Red Skelton Nerve Wrecker: Reggie's Tic-Tac-Toe Most Enjoyable Pastime: Skating Pet Expression: "Holy Horned Beetles!" Future Mirage: Success Best Liked Sport: Basketball Favorite Teacher: Mrs. L. A. Ligon Off Limits: Skateland My Last Request: Bury me deep! THE TOP TALENTS JAMES BULIOCK DIXIE RUTH XVARREN Hundsnnzesf Prclficst LANU1s MQFFITT JIM HOMER M091 Popular Page Forty-one THE TOP TALENTS IVIICKEY FENN LYNDA CRABTREE Must Aflzlcfic Page Forty-two EARL BRYANT JIMMY BOSTICK Cutest Most Talented THE TOP TALENTS DAVID A. BRYANT BETTY LOU PARHAM flvsf Drvsserl O ,X TT WOODROXV BQCMILLAN REGGIE STOUT Most Congmzial Witfiest Page Forty-three Page Forty-four THE TOP TALENTS JERRY FINCH l?vSfPv1'sm1n1I1'fy ALICE RUMFELT 111f7Sf011ffI1IfSffC' JIMMY CRUTCHFIELD BENJIE PROVOST flIostDrJpcf11dabIe J1fUSfC10O1lUI'ClffU? THE TOP TALENTS BOBBY BAKER G'AIL BEASLEY Bvsl All flfflllllfl f, if Q, lwwf MILLARD FRAZIER SAM HUTCHINS Qnicfcsi Most Cozzrteous Page Forty-five THE TOP TALENTS NIARY ELLA WEBB FRANK SMITH Uwsf Spurfs Page Forty-six MARY ROSE HUNTER ROGER TAYLOR F1'ic'HdIic'sl' THD imp frm FTNTQ , .,. X 2 A Q1 4, il --Wn?,M , , f-fm-5 , W 4 y f ww Mffwmz.-... ff' N ,.,M.,,m?, 7 W E Z h I WW. rf,4.v?..,m f SUE SOWERS DiNN1s HARRISON Most Likely To Succeed Page Forty-seven "HOW MUCH HAS HAPPENED SiNCE THESE DAYS!" S . ja f I Z. 47, ,n ' if! W' fx . YW! A Q5 y, 1-4 ' Y WX, xx if N 1 Q XX Q X XXV 1 N X A ,3 'X e "M ': iEs1wsE-- 4- 1 X A A 'Q fl' " X 4 X 2 M -Q M X VJ . JN-,M SQAEYQQ! r ff' F SM ,A A n kf-Aww Lxfvf Q JV , .up ., Lcyxaf: f Q iw S .Ss ISHN 'N ,v A . X ,S .wg K.,.W., . VA, f -'iff EX IV: wx- A 12 AL., YY' 'J 4,01 'x ,Q-H-1 W-' 4, l.. 1,- Af 1 is S 1 . 1. xg f"' X V... W .M- SS wx A , jaf' f30ffff5"55 , 1figz.,E,?' A67-A Jf:..2.,S W-S w fvfi.-w.,Qgzm d Page Forty-eight LN. 3 6 V.. R f,li'i?fxf'fi? If 02 s 352 .f . IM- 6'f,fr'f,-5,q,,,,,M,n XXX f f S W4 x 14155 XV xx W N Q I 1' N Q Q Q 4 jx ' W ' M ff 5 A M Z: Q ,4 'N N Q 2 X53 I S A 1,317 L- , Q X KZ' . , if znriasa.-' N fm wx RS S, fcjlk THE SHINING STAIR Classmates, We pause on the stairu'ay of our pilgrimage, Between high school and life beyond, To reckon and reason at this nionientous .stage Before we sever our sacred bond. We anon' all the good of high school years To parents and teachers wise, Who inspired each step of our careers And endeavored to help us rise. In niernrory we glance at the slope below With its lifting measure and tread, And see ourselves with faces aglozr. As uve gallantly forged ahead. We were kindred in struggles and pleasures- The things belonging to youthful days. We earned our many trophies and treasures, Our honors, our friends, in the usual ways. Then, we turn from the past and gaze alronc And hope we can climb to success, Sharing our progress with compassion and lone, And scattering some happiness. We must not be wary of thc distant flightg For youth must have dreams and look afar, And apply its strength with all its might, And keep its reach on a star. We're sad to know our high school days are gone, But to reach our goal we mast go on and on. With courage and hope zoe'll mount each step on the stair, Regardless of circnunistafnces, foul or fair. Wc'll cherish the memories of friends so dearg For blessings so richly bestowed upon us here. Our thanks we leave so sincere from the heart, As we say "Farewell" to our Alina Mater, and depart. Page Fifty OUR STEPS Well, here we are at the top of the high school stairs-We have made it. It's good to take a look down the stairs and note how steep the steps are behind us. Only four years ago, this class of forty-five in number. and unskilled in the art of building anything, much less a stairway, arrived one September morning on time to begin work. All we possessed were ourselves and our potential abilities, but our prin- cipal, Mr. Currin, no mean architect when it comes to planning, set us to work to build the first step, namely, our first year in high school. The teachers were coming from every door to give us advice and sup- ply us with material and tools. To lead us in the building, first, we chose our class officers: Mickey Fenn, president: Jerry Finch, vice-president, Pat Davis, secretary, and Lynda Crabtree, treasurer. Mrs, Jacquetta Clayton, our homeroom teacher, prevented our stumbling back down the stairs many times. VVe had a wonderful time that year, even though we had many new re- sponsibilities. Indeed it was a sturdy foundation we built. Next year we were ready to build step two. With only thirty- three still climbing the stairs with us, we were ready to start our sophomore year. These officers were chosen to lead us: Jerry Finch, presidentg Pat Davis, vice-presidentg Nina Gardner, secretary, and Earl Bryant, treasurer. The cheerleaders from our grade were Lynda Crabtree, Alice Rumfelt, and Nina Gardner. Mary Ella Webb won the World Peace Key in the World Peace Speaking Program. Our class was well represented in football, basketball, track, speaking contests, and the various clubs. Many of us participated in the high school play that year. The third year found us building another step. We were experi- enced now so the stairway was truly growing and giving the real ap- pearance. With only twenty-six members now, we hurried to elect our class officers. These were Sue Sowers, president, Mickey Fenn, vice-president, Gail Beasley, secretary, and Dennis Harrison, treasur- er. Even though We were still building, we managed to find time for football, basketball, baseball, and track, Our interest continued in the clubs and many honors were bestowed upon us. Among them were Sue Sowers, vice-president, and Dennis Harrison, treasurer, of the Math Club. Our chief marshal was Lynda Crabtree, those assisting were Sue Sowers, Gail Beasley, Mary Ella Webb, and Jim Homer. Again many of the juniors had roles in the high school play. Alice Rumfelt was with the cheerleading group again. One of our biggest events of the year was the Junior-Senior Ban-- quet. Our theme was Oriental Gardens. Much hard work was required to transform the Gym into this beautiful setting. Finally, we were ready to build the fourth and last step. We were so buoyed in spirit that we felt we could take off as a rocket in space. But we managed to stay with our job. Our happy and busy days were filled with many activities. Now we are at the top with Sue Sowers again as our president, Mickey Fenn, vice-president: Gail Beasley, secretary, and Jim Homer, treasurer. Lynda Crabtree and Sue Sowers are our valedictoriansg while Mary Ella VVebb is salutatorian. As in our past years, many of us have participated in the various extra curricular activities. Dennis Harrison and Frank Smith were our football co-captains. James Bullock and Mickey Fenn were basketball co-captains. James was also one of the battery mates on our basesball team. Mickey Fenn and Jimmy Bostick were two of the track tri-captains. Dixie VVarren and Lynda Crabtree were co-captains of the basketball team, too. Among those receiving honorable mention in the District III Con- ference were James Bullock and Dixie VVarren, basketball, and Dennis Harrison, football. James Bullock was selected to play in the East-West All Star Baseball Game in Greenville. Lynda Crabtree has been chief cheerleader this year. Other senior cheerleaders were Alice Rumfelt and Sue Sowers. Mary Rose Hunter won the Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomor- row Award by scoring highest on the test provided by General Mills. James Bullock received the most valuable basketball player award presented by Dr. James Rowland. He is truly a deserving athlete. In the Senior Recitation-Declamation Contest, Sue Sowers won the Oxford Kiwanis Medalg while Mary Ella Webb received honorable mention. Our senior play, 'AA Fortunate Calamity", was a howling success. The leading roles were played by Sue Sowers and Benjie Provost. Mary Ella Webb received the D. A. R. Award. She was selected by judging committees as a candidate for the N. C. Women's Club Scholarship also as a candidate for the Audrey Lee Brooks Scholar- ship. Jimmy Crutchfield has been granted a scholarship from East Carolina College. With the aid of Mrs. Ligon, our highly esteemed adviser, we have published a beautiful yearbook. James Crutchfield was editor-in-chief, Earl Bryant, associate editor. These were assisted by ten very capable members of the staff: Dixie Warren, Dennis Harrison, Mary Ella Webb, Jimmy Bostick, Benjie Provost, Mickey Fenn, Sue Sowers, Bobby Baker, Jerry Finch, and Mary Rose Hunter. One of the most delightful events on our Senior Climb was the Junior-Senior Banquet and Dance. We shall long remember the lovely Hawaiian setting. f From the Dunn Building we found our mascot, Tommy Trouble- ield. I 'Then came final examinations, our class exercises, and the re- ceiving of diplomas. We have reached the top of our high school stair- way. We are most grateful to those who have helped in guiding us upward ever upward. As We ascend the stairway of life, may We prove ourselves worthy of every kindness bestowed upon us. Page Fifty-one Page Fifty-two STEPS-IN-LAW While climbing up the bright stairs I have given con- siderable attention to these Steps-in-Law as I knew we would want to dispose of many of our properties. Since we shall not be passing up these stairs again, we wish to dis- pose of all our surplus talents, brillance, tools, worn carpet- ing and whatnots. STEP ONE: To our principal, Mr. Thomas B. Currin, who has been our chief architect in planning and directing us in the construction of our stair-- way of education at John Nichols High School, we do give our com- bined thanks and gratitude. We could not have progressed to our present position as seniors had he not pushed and pulled with constant supervision. STEP Two: To our class adviser and sponsor, Mrs. L. A. Ligon, we give our everlasting love and friendship for her patience in going along with such a class. We realize that most of the time she had to elbow her way up the crowded stairs. STEP THREE: To all the other teachers and counselors, who have struggled with us, too, we leave our best wishes and congratulations that they have finished with us. STEP FOUR: To the Juniors, we leave all our sore muscles, charley horses, flat feet, bruises, and backaches which we have acquired on our way to the top landing. We hope they can find a formula to cure such ailments for future classes who will make a similar journey. STEP FIVE: To the rising Senior class president for next year, we leave our president's ability and genius in managing a Senior class in their ups and downs. STEP SIX! To the sophomore class we leave our athletic and dramatic ability. STEP SEVEN: To the freshmen we leave our advice and wish them the best of luck in their remaining years in school. STEP EIGHT: From this lofty height we would like to leave to the following individuals certain other valuables: To Ivan, Gail Beasley leaves the memories of the good times they had and hopes that his next three years will be happy ones. Jimmy Crutchfield leaves to Jody Webb his ability to be the num- ber one man and still have to stay at work only two hours each day. He also leaves to Jody, the troubles and worries in being the ONLY man. To Anna Ruth he leaves the happy memories of their few short weeks together. To Allen Hughes, Bobby Baker leaves his old wallet in hopes that he may keep it filled better than he. To Ed Loftis, he leaves his ability to make enemies and an invitation to visit him any time. To everyone else he leaves his lasting friendship. Frank Smith leaves to his brother, Harry, his ability to flirt with all the girls. To Jody Webb he leaves his job of keeping 3-B furnace next winter. Pleasant memories he leaves to Faye. Sam Hutchins wills his luck to Bobby Wilson to be safe in all places. Earl Bryant leaves to "Red" Davis his bed in the 2nd Dorm. May he enjoy many hours of sleep and rest. Betty Lou Parham leaves to Sandra Duncan and Jackie Midyette her ability to get along with the Orphanage girls as fine as she has throughout the years. To Charles Neal, Jerry Finch, bequeaths his ability to run the mile as well as he has done. To Mary Frances, he leaves memories of their happy hours together. Woodrow McMillan leaves to Allen Hughes an old gray button in hopes that he will find the shirt some day. Mary Ella Webb leaves to Jody Webb the care of her other two brothers, Hiram and Willard. She also leaves to Hiram and Willard her ability to get through high school by talking. David Bryant leaves to George Braddock his ability as a pole vaulter although George seems to be doing better than he at the pres- ent, and to Charles Bryant, his position as a squad lea-der on the "Orphanage Marching Squad." Benjie Provost leaves to Elmus Burnette his seat at the Printing Shop Qin the cornerj hoping Elmus will not use it as much as he did. 'l'o Hazel, he leaves memories of happy times together. James Bullock leaves to Ed Loftis his ability to play baseball. He hopes Patsy Almond will have as much luck with the boys as he did with the girls. Alice Rumfelt leaves to all her sisters and brother the ability to try to get along with the teachers. She also leaves her "beat up" radio to them. Sue Sowers leaves to Gail Moody her place in the seventh "Igloo" and hopes she will be able to change clothes without freezing to death. Millard Frazier leaves his seat in back of every class to the one who is smart enough to grab it. Mickey Fenn wills to Joyce and Diamond his ability to stay out of trouble and get along with the faculty. To Ray Bryant, he leaves the opportunity to pester Charles Bryant as much as he did, also to his many friends, his appreciation for all they have done for him. Lynda Crabtree wills to her brother, Danny, all her love and hopes he will make a good record for himself. P.S. Behave yourself and stay sweet. Mary Rose Hunter leaves to Christine Graham her position in the kitchen, along with the wish that she might get out of as much work as she did. Jim Homer wills his pocket knife to Sam Hutchins who borrowed it eight months ago and forgot to return it. He wills to everyone in the Orphanage his ability to dodge fire trucks in Durham. To George Braddock, Jimmy Bostick leaves his old track shoes and hopes he will throw as many cinders in his opponent's face as he did. He also leaves to Jimmy Rivers and Ed Loftis the ability to suc- cessfully dismiss himself from work. Landis Moffitt wills to Betty Rumfelt her ability to eat all she wants and still stay slim, and Gale Payne, the perseverance to keep tiying to win B. F. Reggie Stout leaves to Charles Bryant his favorite meat-cutting knife. He hopes he will learn to cut something other than himself. Dixie Warren leaves to Brenda Brown the coffee urn in hopes that she can slip out more coffee without getting caught. Roger Taylor wills to Odis Dickerson all his study periods. May Odis find much pleasure in them. fRoger did not find such.J Dennis Harrison leaves to Philip and Ernest his ability to get along with Mrs. Dora Harris. To George Braddock he leaves his po- sition as Mac's right-hand man, to Ernest, his ability to stay out of trouble. We, the senior class of John Nichols High School, do set our seal and signature, tall and high, to these Steps-in- Law, this day the sixth of June, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one. Signed: JERRY FINCH,T6Slfllt0'I' Witnesses: Miss VIVIAN STAINBACK TOMMY TROUBLEFIELD Page Fifty-three Page Fifty-four THE CIRCULAR STAIBCASE I am a prophet. I can look into the future and tell the great and little events in a senior's life-things to come which will mean much to everyone here. I see a staircase, circular and win-ding far beyond the ken of the average eye, and I see each of you on that staircase, rising, step by step, as you wind your way upward to fulfill your life dreams and plans in the daily activities of life. And now I look into the future thirteen years from this day. I find a former classmate of mine, Dennis Harrison, over at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, whom I haven't seen for a number of years. He is now not only an expert electrician but also is Head Commissioner at the Atomic Energy Plant. There is Benjie Provost, the new owner of Dell Comic Books. Our class president, Sue Sowers, and Benjie have teamed togther. They have written many successful plays. You remember that they had leading roles in the senior play in high school. Sue has graduated from Duke Nursing School With highest honors. She is now a very popular nurse at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Dixie Ruth Warren- has her own barber shop and beauty salon on fashionable Brevard Street in Clinton. And now, Reggie Stout, my former partner in the Orph- anage Bakery is the President of Swift Packing Company in Chicago. In addition' to this, he is a very popular comedian and is a part-time rocking disc jockey on station WLS in Chicago. I see Mary Rose Hunter has worked her way through secretarial school and has established a school of her own in Elizabeth City. Roger Taylor has reenlisted in th U. S. Air Force and has now become a Sergeant. Millard Frazier has also joined the Forces. He is a Chief Petty Officer in the U. S. Navy. Alice Rumfelt has returned to the "Ole Homel' to become Mr. Gray's secretary. There is Jerry Finch, who has completed a three year course at Massey Tech in Jacksonville, Florida. He has be- come Head Draftsman at Cape Canaveral. Gail Beasley has settled in Washington, D. C. She has a good job and is being very successful. On the Staircase is David A. Bryant. He is a business manager in a large shoe shop in Charlotte. In high school he had all the qualities of being the boss-he knows now how to manage the difficult problems since that's his line. There is Bobby Baker stepping up in a sprightly man- ner. He is loaded down with cameras. I understand he is a photographer for Life Magazine. I suspect he has made most of the seniors' pictures in the last few years as they have been climbing on the stairs in important positions. Well, well, there is Landis Moffitt on the bright stairs. She is movin-g toward her shiny yacht anchored in the Bay. She is sailing on the Mediterranean' Sea for a long cruise and seems to be having a wonderful time. Mary Ella Webb has her own model establishment where she employs the latest beauties for modeling in the fashion and commercial houses in Hollywood, California. Betty Lou Parham is one of Mary Ella's most popular models, and is also her top paid model. Sam Hutchins is a familiar figure on the circular stair- case. He has his beloved guitar with him. He has done some fine playing all over the world, and is famous for his music. He also has a show on WCKY in Cincinnati. Now, Woodrow McMillan has finally become tops in "Bob Smarts" chain store in St. Louis. On the other side of the city, Jimmy Bostick has become famous for his carpen- try work. He is the owner of the Bostick Lumber Co. James Bullock is the number one pitcher for the Mil- waukee Braves. He is the top hitter with a 410 mark. There were two no-hit games and two one hit games by him. Now Lynda Crabtree has taken over the girls' basketball team in the John Nichols School. She won the District III Tournament the past two years. Jimmy Crutchfield and Earl Bryant are owners of the New York Daily Times. Besides this, Earl has a Bazooka Bubble Gum Factory on Fifth Avenue. Frank Smith fbetter known to his class as "Shorty"J is the head linotype operator at the Short Printing Shop, in Richmond, Virginia. And Jim Homer has become the top designer of sports cars in Detroit. Now it is time for our mascot, Tommy Troublefield, to graduate. He has worked diligently in his senior year. Other than being co-captain of the football team, he is valedictor- ian of his class. Since I have had a view of my classmates in' their var- ious locations, it's time for me to join them on the pilgrim- age through life. Regardless of all predictions, it is up to each of us to make living worthwhile and honorable. Page Fifty-five Q . 6,77 . .ip X- Page Fiftylsix 1 NA ,. M - N -.. -M-'Z xv, 4 V V . X ' .A .X I Q gp . xg, ,f fi fill! 4 U!! al If if ii ,Qlglli lfofiufll ill ,zmsamfai " Nw 'f . .lg , zwsgg "xi 3 , i., N , X -Nagy 5 fy . fvf: '31, f t ZQXWZHSS , M. 1 X , . -- :WEP MARY ELLA WEBB Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship Candidate also Candidate for N. C. Womaifs Club Scholarship JAMES NORTHINGTON CRUTCHFIELD Wilmer of East Carolina Scholarship Page Fifty-seven A SX X Sf " - N.,,M 'NA , 21 ff Page Fifty-eight A 'L x ' Q 4 N 1 W , , i X .wi fe w- 'ay , J ,fits f W ' N 5 sy S 'iii gy, xx iiiii ' 1511122 se If . 11 5: il' mil i iiinhiiiff 5555555 llii X , xx- 5 w li sf ff K fJ',Zf1i ,454 naw, H X' L hi X J 3 , ..,,. Q 5 , Mary Ella Webb Recipient of Wingate College Scholarship GAIL BEASLEY JAMES BOSTICK Representatives of John Nichols School at Roxlooro High School Homecoming also at Roxboro Vs. Oxford Orphanage Football Game Page Fifty-nine LIFE IS FULL OF A NUMBER OF THINGS! Y v T. ... vi fl' 4,43 -. -Q' I - V .,h" " l 1, . " -A ' 7 mi G4 r 5 V af fx - 'l.1I1Cj.9I'C18..SS 911 .Q X X V V..iiA-, 1 . ' ' ' ' it 6 w Fx- - 4: ' . Z Ani. 1' Y , X I Y Qi' , . 1 ' . gf ' f' i, + in N 5 'l if 'kv 1 I x , i v I IJ wif' v X i lf TR ,Naza- :3 - Y. . ' '- ' M- f -' . A' , ' Hx' X 1 1' 1 ' , ., ' ff" ' I 1? . Q, r A , X Q ff if 1, 4 - , Q x , 1,L5,.i'f. , ' 1 1 nm t. .any K-2-Zigi. 2:13-' l"L'fF I ,A A: N - I N1 2 . . . , . ,V ,, ' 'gr 4 r , ' ' as., ' "N 'gn 1 f if N 1 , -, , ,x,-,,,i- x . ,, ,l x - . -A If F -s Q - - V 1 XL. Y. t x lx Vs B1 , b N ,W X qf ' It . M- 'I' u W ,xp 1 z Q - , A ' -- ff, 'N 3, 4, 4 lf? Qi R 1 , L ' X . 3 1 - A A X ' N D ' , J -rv , 51 s L s ' J K' I il -L Q. Ik- , I -' - " X' . 1 ' N ' . I A 1 V 'E' 4' f . ' 'Y fra Q . , ' , . J , ,. A -- I ,M k 'Zvi V ' J J' I ' A , J L X R .' - 51 L 4 ' IIC ' P 'L l3QQ?-554 fx! 1- ME ' M' ' 1 wx. 64.1 M -f lpn.. ul 'if ' ' v ir M112 Q 98' ONLY ONE MORE STEP! K r S fm n L -3 y ., X ,f 5 w X 5 52 1 .2 aj O 'J' ' '2 f if 1 . X X I mug Willinf ,N L .X "WW QW WM' Wag ki ALLEN HUGHES PHILIP HARRISON President Vicz'-Pres1'cIenf JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS FAYE MOORE JODY WEBB Sec1'Cz'cLry TVl'ClfSIl1'CI' Page Sixty-one ONLY ONE MORE STEP! W ' I, ..... I A x SWS QF Aw ' Q QAM SAMUEL B4rTTm1s, JR. TOMMY BOYKIN x Page Sixty-two 7 AN' N 'QQ vw, GIJQRGE BRADDOCK RAY BRYANT ONLY ONE MORE STEP! WM f-aw' SANDRA DUNCAN SAMUEL Glass i l 1 CHRISTINE GRAHAM JOYCE HOWELL Page Sixty-three r ONLY UNE MORE STEP! SM 1 , , X if x'ww,,.vX 4 DOROTHY JORDAN EDWARD LOFTIS Page Sixty-four JACKIE IVIIDYETTE VERNDN MOBLEY ONLY ONE MORE STEP! Mas' DOUGLAS PAYNE GENE ROSE i i 3 I wa LINDA RUM1-'ELT PAT SINGLETON l 1 w -Pagfe Sixty-five ONLY ONE MORE STEP! Page Sixty-six VIRGINIA STOUT BOBBY WILSON N . 'fy -1 QQ A Ks? Mn ,dh I Sq .1 fy' COMMENCEMENT MARSHALS Allen Hughes, Chief Virginia Stout Joyce Howell Jacqueline Miclyette Phillip Harrison Page Sixty-seven Page Sixty-eight -.r,. ":-.,- .VHP-. I gg! UIQ vdglzr -4-iq, 'A-5w:2Krii" '5ffi:fkif,,f1.f"Q . 'txxx:,w,:l,i.5,i. I. Z 1'7:W'fh li 56 'fn ,J I .ff I I 'I if f , is ' 2 '??' X541 " I 7 ,, "K J". M, 4 isa, KAMAAINA-MALIHINI LUNU .IOHN NICHOLS HIGH SCHOOL APRIL 21, 1961 DINING ROOM HAWAIIAN MOTTO: "Ua mau ke o ka aina i ka ponof' PROGRAMME 0 :HH B11 II Invocation ..... ....... R Ev, A. DELEON GRAY "Hawaiian 'Kama Mai' " ...... ALLEN HUGHES I-Iala Ohia ai Ape "'A1oha' But Not Good-by" ...... SUE SOWERS Elepaio Hawaiian Melodies---WA1K1K1 BEACHCOMBERS Noni T010 qmmioi- Classb Lokelani Pines on Lua "Song of the Islands" Olona Ti 1-0013 "My Isle of Golden Dreams" Poi Ilima uA1Oha Oew Melia Pikaka Kukui ' Directed by ..... ........ E DWARD L01-'Tis Accompanist .... ..... M ISS ALICE WALTERS VARIETY IS THE SPICE OE LIFE CLIMBING UPWARD! Alu 1-any A A DOREATHA COOLEY JUDY BASS Pl'C'Sl'flt'llf Vice-Presicleozt SOPHOIVIOBE CLASS OFFICERS VICKIE STRUM CAROLYN WINBOURNE Secretary Treaszlrer I f 1 . , I , I I I I I I I I Page Seventy-one i Page Seventy-two S mf- Qu CLIMBING UPWABD! 1 LINCIE BOYKIN in M, EUNICE BASS SHIRLEY BLIZZARD CHERYL BROWN MARY FRANCES BROWN K QNNI-:TH BULLOCK BRENDA CLARK HAZEL DEBOSE Oms DICKERSQN CLIMBING UPWARD! MICKEY DAVIS Page Seventy-three CLIMBING UPWARD! W-fa mx QV X 17K XX Qi , AN I .. ,AW X X f' r ,HW-QI :Qs 1 ' , "sg If XQXE ii ,wx 4-W-H , ,Q ,I BILLY HARRISON Z E 1 ' ,, ' ' N. Page SGVG1'ltY-fOL11' QW-W mf' KENNETH DUCK TOMMY HAGENS BONNIE HAYNFS JOYC 1 HEFFNER CLIMBING UPWABD! K NN TH H'F1-'NER CAROLYN HUDsuN CHRISTINE HUFF , . ,E ,wx V. ANNA RUTH H YGHES 5 A V 7 n FRANC"S IAUNTYZ: N f- ,f Wen S, ith' W' Page Seventy-five A 5 A 'Aw-ff E1 Ax wx -A 6 f J x Z A N Q 1- ,. N A Q f xi A gy hh J PR , ,wx ,E - Jw Q-vt . W J-W. A : .- UE , 4 Em an 4, 4 4' N! ' X X ar S 5 Page Seventy-six yi f V N N! CLIMBING UPWARD! SUNNY MCQUINN GEORGE LoE'r1s LINDA MAINE GAYLE MOODY CHARLES NEAL BEN PACE GALE PAYNE SHARON RICE JIMMY RIVERS CLIMBING UPWARD! NANCY POOLE Page Seventy-seven CLIMBING UPWARD! 3'-is OW all---.5 -fe.. X we ff .AW x W N , Clsrll, SAN 1-MRD ,gin Page Seventy-eight BETTY RUMFELT BUNNIE SUE RUMFELT AN N SMITH HARRY SMITH RAY SMITH EDDIE STRICKLAND ANN TAYLOR RICHARD TYSON CLIMBING UPWARD! - , ' A W S ' 5? b if I N f A K 'I X , ' ' -fx 3 5. ' , ' X ZX W XXWIQ A I I 4 I 12. ,V sr QQ. X ,WN IX - 2 , A X DQ k X A f A MARGARET STRICKLAND X XZQ Z X Z if 2 I N Page Seventy-nine CLIMBING UPWARD! .ixxvy Y Q .L N xx XV Page Eighty RON WII,I.IAMSl?N GENE WILSON SHIRLEY WILSON WATCH THE FRESHMEN GO! The freshmen have been very active in many of the extra curricular activities. We would like to comment on two in particular-our girls in basketball and our stunt. We feel that we have really won some recognition, for on the girls' varsity squad, we had seven participating: Linda Burton, Linda Payne, Janie Turbyfill, Iris Cox, Pauline Strickland, Nora Toler and Phenie Taylor. From the type of playing of these girls, we can surely look forward to some excellent playing in the future. Pauline Strickland was the high scorer for the entire season. On the cheering group we had Susan Regan and Phenie Taylor. Our most outstanding event was the stunt we presented under the direction of Mrs. Robert Davis. With our "Stars and Stripes Forever", we came out victorious. Our stunt was the winner in the high school group. More could be said of our participation in the various clubs, in the Student Council, and other organizations. We have enjoyed this new experience. Our boys have been found on the different athletic teams also, and have proved themselves capable, even though in- experienced. We shall look forward to our sophomore year with a great deal of interest. Pager 'Eighty-one THESE DAYS WE'LL LONG REMEMBER! WE ABE ON THE FIRST STEP! PHEN11-3 TAYLOR PAULINE STRICKLAND President V1'cz'-Pres1'rlcnt FRESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS r v w i 4 I I Y f 1 BARBARA DAVIS GLEN MOBLEY Secretary T1'efls11rer Page Eightyfthree WE ABE ON THE FIRST STEP! xx W.. N ' f I 'Sl fy L X Mk p KAW YQ 'fx W M N is - W' W, Al .5 N .7 ' A ,I QS I mf N xv .,,i I 'gf' :Sz Thaw, 2 m. Y f xx ak S Q Q48 fall , a K X459 M Y.-J" NN -it QA N Q 'A Page Eighty-four EARL ADCOCK IVAN ASHLEY ARNOLD BEAM PATRICIA BOSTICK DOUGLAS BOYKIN JOHNNY BRYANT ELIVIUS BURN 'I' LINDA BURTON IRIS Coil J UNE Cox ROBERT CRITCHER SHIRLEY DANIEL WE ARE ON THE FIRST STEP! kfx Ik gxx Page Eighty-five WE AEE ON THE FIRST STEP! X Y ,' lf',- L- , Page Eighty-six A , ,sf , d4 b- 0 Q MZ Wx f 2 XZ 5 X WALTER DEAL STEVE DICKERSON SHIRLEY DOVER GENEVIEVE DUCK DAVID DUCK ELIZABETH DUNLAP S 11 IRLEY ELLIOTT VVILLIAM' GRADY- MABEL HELMS THOMAS H1'1'1-1 JOHN HCTLBROOK GERALD Ho'1v1E'R WE ARE ON THE FIRST STEP! Page Eighty-seven WE ARE UN THE FIRST STEP! , I MY MIST , - f ,, . lf' - , X' ' be 'Em S ' V 1 v - - ' , , wi, '. I 1 ,f f V I . - ,IG 1, 41 . IH 'll I' - 11-:SFS 5 ex K wx Page Eighty-eight 'I WILLIAM JOH Ns0N YVAYNE JONES LYDIA Lol-ITIS LINDA Moons LINDA PAYNI: SUSAN RI-:CAN MARY SINGLETON KAREN SWEENEY NORA TOLER DORIS J. TURBYEILL DELORES WALKER SHARON WALKER X X WE ARE ON THE FIRST STEP! T 'A ,Nix www? 6' J- X ix? 'E ' W, A- fmisnflk TWT 'KN' Qu Ar X T U ' T A ' " XX A X X, QE Page Eighty Nine WE ARE ON THE FIRST STEP! Page Ninety aw my WWW X .f Aki 5. BETTY J EAN WEST FAYE WESTBROOK PERRY WILLIAMS CAROL YVOODLILF WATCH THE FBESHMEN! if ak if The ninth grade has really made a fine beginning in extra curricular activities. The limited space will be devoted to the two phases which have been very outstanding. On the girls' varsity basketball team, seven of the mem- bers were freshmen: Linda Burton, Linda Payne, Janie Turbyfill, Iris Cox, Pauline Strickland, Nora Toler, and Phenie Taylor. Pauline was the high scorer for the entire season. Two of our number graced the cheering group: Susan Regan, and Phenie Tayor. Then, "Stunt Night"-"The Stars and Stripes Forever" -The Winning Stunt in the High School Division-presen- ted by Susan Regan, Iris Cox, Karen Sweeney, Delores Walker, Sharon Walker, Faye Westbrook, June Cox, Bar- bara Davis, Pauline Stricklind, Mary Singleton, Lydia Lof- tis, Linda Payne, Phenie Taylor, and Mabel Helms, under the direction of Mrs. Robert J. Davis. Page Ninety-one "NEVER A DULL MOMENT" 8,811 1V 1'l'.1GS 1. ' 'TY 4 I 'a , -ri xt N s f J' .YA J ' 'A Y. X . f ,ww . -.ameri 9' 'X --sl' 'affix N Y, 1 Q r 1 s G 1 J N V I 1 X 4 ! .J 7, A THE LOG STAFF JAMES CRUTCHFIELD, Ediflfl'-Z'lI-CII1'l'f EARL BRYANT, A.s.SocTz'ufo Edifor DENNIS HARRISON DIXIE RUTH WARREN B1r.S2'nc.s.S Mmzagers JERRY FINCH, Senior .E'fI'1.2"0V JIMMY BOSTICK, Sports Edifor BENJIE PROVOST, Club Edifor BOBBY BAKER, Photograph Eflifor MARY ROSE HUNTER, Fouture Edfifor MICKEY FENN, Art Eduifor MARY ELLA WEBB, Sports Editor' SUE SOWERS, Humor Edifor MRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, Faculty Advisefr Page Ninety-three THE STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS MARY ELLA WEBB-,E --- ........... P7'PSfl'I6"llt VIRGINIA STOUT ....,, .... T f'icv-President HARRY SMITH ,,,,,.. ..... S ecrvtary LYNDA CRABTREE ..,................,.. .... T l'!'IlSIl?'l'l' REPRESENTATIVES ANNA RUTH HUGHES SUSAN REGAN DOUGLAS BOYKIN DOUGLAS PAYNE MARY ROSE HUNTER JIM HOMEER LYNDA CRABTREE ALLEN HUGHES PHILIP HARRISON MISS VIVIAN STAINBAGK, Faculty Adviser Page Nmety-four RECIPIENTS OF LETTERS AND STARS LETTER GAIL BEASLEY JERRY FINCH EARL BRYANT LETTER AND ONE STAR JIMMY BOSTICK BENJIE PROVQST DENNIS HARRISON IVIARY ELLA WEBB LETTER AND TWO STARS ALLEN HUGHES JIMMY CRUTCHI-'IELD MICKEY FENN SUE Sowx-:RS LYNDA CRABTREE Page Ninety-five ca Club Of Ameri U2 L-I an .-C2 u cu as E' as L-I E I5 Lu C2 o Lig Oliver GJ -I-1 .11 r-1 FU U2 SALLIE OLIVER LIGON FUTURE TEACHERS CLUB JERRY FINCH ..,...... .,....... I 'resiflwuf PHILIP HARRISON ........ ---iVlt'!'-IJl'l'SflI4'Hf ANNA RUTH HUGHES--- ---- Sem-vmry JUDY BASS -------- ---- T I'cz1suI'r'r CHERYL BROWN ---- ------ L iliruriffif JIMMY BOSTICK ---- --------------- I 'urlimncnfurin-If SUSAN REGAN ----- Ninth Grade Lydia Loftis Mary Singleton Tenth Grade Doreatha Cooley Ann Smith Shirley Wilson Margaret Strickland Vickie Strum Carolyn Hudson Sharon Rice Frances Hunter Gene Wilson MRS. ------- -----Sflldellf C'o1u1c'iI RcpI'vscIIfaIfiUe Other Members Eleventh Grade Twelfth Grade Jimmy Crutchfield Mary Ella Webb Sue Sewers Lynda Crabtree Gail Beasley Mickey Fenn Benjie Provost Dennis Harrison Allen Hughes Pat Singleton Joyce Howell Virginia Stout LUTHER A. LIUQN, Spomsm' Page Ninety-seven NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SUE SOVVERS JAMES HOMER Prvsiclezzf V1'cc-Pwsiflwzf MARY ELLA WEBB LYNDA CRABTREE Secrefary-Tr0f1s1rrw S'fucIr'Hf C'UI!HC'l.I Rcpresclmfzliz qmgwwwww JACQUELINE MIDYET'FE ALLEN HUGHES Junior Members MARY ELLA WEBB Winner of the D. A. R. Good Citizens Award in John Nichols School 5 I Page Ninety-nine Page One Hundred G. B. SUMMERS CLUB G. B. SUMMERS CLUB OFFICERS GAIL BEASLEY .....................A..... .,.....,. P rcsiclent SUE SOWERS ...,..................... .... V ice-Presidcizt CAROLYN WINBOURNE ..... ,..... S ecretury MICKEY FENN ....... Treasiwer VICKIE STRUM--- .A..,,....,.......... Critic GEORGE LOFT1s--- ......g.................. Page JIM HOMER ........... .....,... S fuclcnf Co1u1cz'I Representative REPORTERS KENNETH HEI-'FNER ANNA RUTH HUGHES BUSINESS COMMITTEE JERRY FINCH, C1lCLIl"Hl.fUI MARY ELLA WEBB JIMMY BOSTICK PROGRAM COMMITTEE BENJIE PROVOST, Chairman SHARON RICE SUSAN REGAN Bobby Baker Gail Beasley Jimmy Bostick Lincie Boykin David A. Bryant Earl Bryant Linda Burton Lynda Crabtree Jimmy Crutchfield Iris Cox Shirley Daniel Hazel DeBose Mickey Fenn Jerry Finch Dennis Harrison Kenneth Heffner Jim Homer Carolyn Hudson Anna Ruth Hughes Frances Hunter MEMBERS Mary Rose Hunter Georgge Loftis Woodrow McMillan Landis Moffitt Gale Payne Benjie Provost Susan Regan Sharon Rice Alice Rumfelt Mary Singleton Frank Smith Sue Sowers Reggie Stout Vickie Strum Phenie Taylor Janie Turbyfill Mary Ella Webb Gene Wilson Carolyn Winbourne Mrs. Luther A, Ligon, Faculty Advisor Page One Hundred One Poge One Hundred Two NETTIE N. BEMIS CLUB NELLIE N. BEMIS CLUB ALLEN HUGHES .... JOYCE HOWELL ..,, JUDY BASS ...... PAT SINGLETON .... CHERYL BROWN A,.. if--W OFFICERS ,,,,,,,,,,L- -------P-Wsiclevzt - --Vice-President ---S0crc'tary - - - - Treczs1m'er -,, ..,..g.,..,........ ---Reporter DOREATHA COOLEY--, .... Stndeuf Cozmrzil Rclwesmztative OTHER MEMBERS MABEL HELMS SHARON YVALKER JUNE COX SHIRLEY DOVER ANN SMITH NANCY POOLE BONNIE RUMFELT LINDA MAINE MARY FRANCES BROWN MARGARET STRICKLLAND LINDA RUMFELT CHRISTINE GRAHAM JODY WEBB BOBBY WILSON MISS VIVIAN STAINBACK, F'acu,Ify Adviser Page One Hundred Three 3 KX P a ge Ohe H uh d1 .ed F Ou 1. PA R T IC IP A N T S IN SP E A K ING Co N T E ST s QI 'E 945 ,Sw E25 3211155 55552 A9525 PQ- '- QE' B 02? 'Sf CQ lgf 5235 3526 EE EQ- ggg,'L1:'LD": new 2 2 Ego fY3c.v"'..'3"+I1' 5-Sim .: nga, fir? 'S SEEN' AU ph cu mg.: m -5-. :i.U'wE E24 f ,-mic, Nigga E5-ag iwidi Q.24":G-Wg C swim QJSOH 55353 .DQECE SD Bmzpgpi QEEAAS OQZU '1Hm::C cd N5 30225, OP1.-:+-' ECJQAJJS rTJ,i2QQ- Agni 32254: gram: E45 if Q3 33525: 5055 UQCC4 CYS MBE 225:-mo SE 43:3 SAC, D4 S015 3 -a-vm Q iii: .QFSQUQ :E 'pq ,E za. Q5-4 cd N: E 5 E fc Q: C D1 53 if C5 CD 2 E P: U S Z E S A E GIRLS' BECITATION CONTEST York Rite Auditorium December 15, 1960 BONNIE SUE RUMFELT FRANCES HUNTER 'So Long, gl'0fllCVH "Tho Brirlc and flu' Broom" Honorable Mention NVinner of Oxford Orphanage Medal Page One Hundred Five ix N ,X 'N NN w M. S 5 Z Lf, 3 "Ole Page One Hundred Six ' Y A .mx A ff W E r 3 BOYS' SPEAKING CONTEST ALLEN HUGHES JODY WEBB Honorable Mention Winner of Oxford Lodge No. 122 Medal Sam and the Dollar Mule" "My Sistef' Creasy K. Proctoi' Recreation Center, December 17, 1960 SENIORS' RECITATION-DECLAMATION CON TEST York Rite Auditorium December 19, 1960 MARY ELLA WEBB SUE SOWERS Honorable Mention Winner of Oxford Kiwanis Club Medal 'iHCl7l7l1.bUl'S PVeclcling Belle" "Bobby Shaftoen Page One Hundred Seven . " E X 2 W' -. , ww sf , A 'X ii I. ,v 1 'K I A W ax f I is i A R L A W, X A X X 2 1 , Six " . ' fe iv . 4 f Q i ' X X f ii , Q-il Xb H 14' R' K ,fx X Nm gl R A , I sjr . 4- J X X Mi " f if ' . I ,V 3 VAJMAX N , X , A, we X 4. N, NW' . - .. if X ' 0 'NNN uf 'rv V f i v . X 4'-'S-M.. ......w... Z., X... BETTY CROCKER SEARCH AWARD MARY Rosie HUNTER Winner of the "Betty Crocker Homemaker Of Tomor1'ow', Awaid Page One Hundred Eight in John Nichols School A 1'N f,t,'R' WORLD PEACE SPEAKING PROGRAM York Rite Auditorium, November 22, 1960 DOREATHA COOLEY-Winner of the World Peace Key SUSAN REGAN-Honorable Mention Other Contestants ANN SMITH CHERYL BROWN MARY SINGLETON Subject: "The Umtecl NClf1jO7l-S ami' World Peace" Page One Hundred Nine V, EF A Rx 'pig - 1 . +R iii? CONTFISTANTS IN THE PRELIMINARY FOR THE TRIANGLE DEBATE CHERYL BROWN ALLEN HUGHES UOREATHA COOLEY MARX' SINGLETON CAROLYN HUDSON MARY ELLA WEBB FRANCES HUNTER JODY WEBB Page One Hundred Ten CAROLYN VVINBOURNE IMRS. LUTHER A. LIGON, Coach Query: "Resolved: That The Uizffvrl Nafvmzs should bc .sig11'z'fz'cm1fIy sf1'efHgflze11crZ." Affirmative Negative ALLEN HUGHES DOREATHA CooLEY MARY ELLA WEBB FRANCES HUNTER CAROLYN VVINBOURNE ...... L....... I YihClZ'l'HIll7I' CHERYL BROWN- .........,. ..... . -,,-Ti11zckee1Jm' John Nichols' Affirmative defeated Oxford High's Nega- tive. Page One Hundred Eleven Page S 5 gmn-human...-E :nuns emma? One Hundred Twelve GLEE CLUB JOHN NICHOLS fm 512 . vw, P744- s 9 JOHN NICHOLS GLEE CLUB OFFICERS SUE SOWERS ................................. Pwsiflefnnt JIM MY CRUTCHFIELD- - - - - L Vicfr-Pnweifleelzt GAIL BEASLEY .... .... S ec-rf-wry FAYE MOORE .... ......... . . ........ L'Z.I7l'flI"Z'fl'II ALLEN HUGHES ........... Student COZl'llC'Z'I Rc'1n'ese11tuti'z1e MRS. GLEN CAIN, Direcfrcss Page One Hundred Thirteen JOHN NICHOLS GLEE CLUB MEMBERS EUNICE BASS JUDY BASS GAIL BEASLEY PAT BOSTICK LINCIE BOYKIN CHERYL BROWN MARY F. BROWN DOREATHA COOLEY J UNE COX SHIRLEY DANIELS BARBARA DAVIS HAzEL DEBOSE SANDRA DUNCAN CHRISTINE GRAHAM BONNIE HAYNES MAREL HELMS CAROLYN HUDSON ANNA R. HUGHES FRANCES HUNTER MARY R. HUNTER DOROTHY JORDAN LINDA MAINE SUNNY MCQUINN LANDIS MOFFITT Page One Hundred Fourteen E.. ..:.3Qf,g,...... GAIL MOODY FAYE MOORE NANCY POOLE SUSAN REGAN SHARON RICE ALICE RUMEELT BETTY RUM1-'ELT BONNIE RUMFELT LINDA RUMEELT MARY SINGLETON PAT SINGLETON SUE SOWERS VIRGINIA STOUT MARGARET STRICKLAND VICKIE STRUM ANN TAYLOR DELORES WALKER CAROLYN WINBOURNE SHIRLEY WILSON IVAN ASHLEY BOBBY BAKER JIMMY BOSTICK DOUGLAS BOYKIN TOMMY BOYKIN GEORGE BRADDOCK DAVID A. BRYANT EARL BRYANT JOHNNY BRYANT JIMMY CRUTCHFIELD JERRY FINCH SAMMY GIBBS ALLEN HUGHES SAM HUTCHINS WILLIAM JOHNSON EDWARD LOETIS GEORGE LOFTIS WOODROW MCMILLAN VERNON MOBLEY CHARLES NEAL DOUGLAS PAYNE BENJIE PROVOST GENE ROSE FRANK SMITH REGGIE STOUT EDDIE STRICKLAND J ODY WEBB PERRY WILLIAMS Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas Tonight York Rite Chapel Auditorium Oxford Orphanage December 15, 1960 8:00 P.M. CHRISTMAS IN BETHLEHEM THE LITTLE SHEPHERD Directed by Mrs. Rowena Adams Characters: Reader: Robert Mitchell Grandfather: Ray Rumfelt Joel QThe Little Shepherdj Leslie Smith Michael: Allen Sweeney Jason: Charles Bryant First Angel: Mary Ann DeBose Other Angels: Janie Cash, Janet Cox, Virginia Maine Chorus: Eighth Grade Students Mary Adcock Loretta Almond Patricia Almond Frances Blizzard Ruby Braddock Allen Colenda Ricky Cottrell Robert Deal Barbara Deviney Beverly Dickerson Robert Gray Dickerson Libby Dover Della Elliott Diamond Fenn Barbara Freeman Brenda Graham Pat Howell Lillian Hutchins Brenda Jones Perry Moon Linda Morgan Mary Jean Parham Donald Payne Robert Pruitt Sandra Rice George Scruggs Billie Silva Jimmy Simpson Ronnie Strickland Billy Ray Trivette Maude Walker Hiram Webb Jerry White Joy To The World--- Wreath Hanging .----..--.-- Deck the Halls O, Come All Ye Faithful Hark, the Herald Angels Sing Shepherds Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep-- Come, All Ye Shepherds ...................-.. In Bethlehem's Lowly Manger --------..- Sing Alleluia, Christ Is Born ---.---.-...- Mixed Chorus The Holy Mother Sings -................. Solo: Sue Sowers Handel - ---Audience Singing ------Besancon Carol -Bohemian Folk Song ------------Williams Dretke 14th C'entury German Holy Night --.--.-.---..------.--.----.---.--- Brahms-arr. Wilson Glory To God ---. -----.-....-.-.--- .-....---- C a rrington Girl's Sextet Sing We Noel .-----.--.---..-..--..-...- ---. F rench-arr. Pitcher Mixed Chorus When Santa Claus Gets You Letter -..--...-----..-.-- arr. Leaman Thirty-Two Feet .--...-..-.--...---.--...----.. arr. by Hugo Frey Troika ..------.---..--.-----------. Russian Sleigh Song-Prokofieff Girl's Glee Club It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas --..------- Mixed Chorus MRS. GLEN T. CAIN, Director Miss ALICE WALTERS, Accompcmist Page One Hundred Fifteen FROM THE CHRISTMAS PROGRAM ,f -e Qsf fl I Page One Hundred Sixteen e -if DISTRICT MUSIC MEET Durham High School, Durham, N. C. Selections by John Nichols Glee Club We Thank Thee ....,,,.......................... . .... Bortniansky Dona Nobis Pzicem .....,,,,.....,,....... ---Old Latin Round Girls' Chorus Lord Goal of Sabaoth ------------------- -------------- D avis Let All Things Now Living ----------------------- Old Welsh Melody ,. Mixed Chorus Ratings for Both Groups: Excellent gf Page One Hundred Seventeen The Glee Club or JOHN NICHOLS HIGH SCHOOL Presents Sprznqtzme Uarleizes YORK RITE CHAPEL Wednesday, May 17, 1961 Part I TENNESSEE TESS A Hillbilly Musical Comedy in One Act By Charles George Cast of Characters: Mrs. Araminta Larkin, a mountain Woman--Carolyn Hudson Tess Larkin, her daughter ..................... Sue Sowers Sally Larkin, her younger daughter-..--Carolyn Winbourne Zeke Wilson, Tess' boy friend ...-,.......... Allen Hughes Clem Martin, Zeke's rival .......... ,...... S ammy Gibbs Mrs. Pansy Farmer, a neighbor.. .... .. .... Alice Rurnfelt Myrtle Farmer, her daughter ..... ........ G ail Beasley Mack and Sam, strangers ..............,... ,.--Ivan Ashley Woodrow McMillan Mountain Girls Lottie-Susan Regan Minnie-Bonnie Rumfelt Carrie-Cheryl Brown Mamie-Doreatha Cooley Annie-Virginia Stout All action takes place in the mountain cabin of Mrs. Larkin, on a summer's day. Part II Open Pages Bring Us Music CHRISTIAN HERALD Lord God of Sabaoth ............................ Davis Ezekiel Saw De Wheel ................. Negro Spiritual A musical HOLIDAY in Ireland-Clancy Lowered the Boom ...... Lange-Heath England-Come Down to Kew ................... Deis Jamaica-Hold Em Joe ............... -. ....... Thomas THEATER ARTS Some Enchanted Evening, fSouth Pacificj Rogers-Hammerstein You'll Never Walk Alone, CCarouselJ Rogers-Hammerstein Old Man River, fShowboatJ ...................... Kern fSoloist-Sam Gibbsj THE AMERICAN Stouthearted Men ...... -- .... Romberg Ramparts We Watch .... .... B eecher America Our Heritage ,... .... S teele MATHEMATICS CLUB MR. M. G. TALTON, JR., Faculty Adviser DENNIS HARRISON .................................. President SUE SOWERS- - - .... Vice-President ALLEN HUGHES --- ......... Secretary LYNDA CRABTREE ......................,... ---T1'easure1' OTHER MEMBERS! DOREATHIA COOLEY PHILLIP HARRISON ANNA RUTH HUGHES FRANCES HUNTER GEORGE LOFTIS PAT SINGLETON ANN SMITH J ODY WEBB CAROLYN WINBOURNE GENE WILSON Page One Hundred Nineteen X A A fi X 5 1 ex ' 55 ff A , ...Q .W s as Q as 1 V K ,- I ' AT THE HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL fi:-HN, . N ,.z Y Page One Hundred Twenty MUST POPULAR JAMES HOMER LANDIS NIOFFITT CONTESTANTS Landis Moffitt James Homer T1 4'e' Ifflz 0111110 Dorothy Jordan Ray Bryant E1l'l'f'1IflI Gmrlr' Judy Bass Jimmy Rivers Tefnill Urrzrlv Phenic Taylor Johnny B1'Y2ll'1t y Ninill KIVIIIIK' N Ruby Braddock Hiram Webb Eiglzill Grrulv Eleanor Hogan Gary Rose Svzfcnflz fyfflfzr? Page One Hundred Twenty-one STUNT NIGHT SCENES STUNT NIGHT York Rite Auditorium March 17, 1961 First G1'E1d6S-uClL'tCk0'll. Little" Miss Alice Walters, Teacher Second Grade-"Dedica.timzs" Miss Myrtle Leigh Peacock, Teacher Third Grade-"The Rvmazray Bmlz.ozly":i: Miss Mary Simpson, Teacher Fourth G1'3d91liM'1I.9f1?ClI Inflwcfrzces from Other Lands" Miss Ellie Parrish, Teacher Fifth Grade-"At the Railroad Station" Miss Mamie Baldwin, Teacher Sixth Grade-"Kissing the Blarney Stone" Mrs. Alma Stovall, Teacher Seventh Grade-1. "Four-legged Friend" 2. "Miss P0p'1zla'rity" Miss Mary Shield, Teacher Eighth GI'3C16-UI'w'7'Cl'lLlCiG cmd Johfzzlnynt Mrs. Rowena Adams, Teacher Ninth Grade-"The Stars cmd Stripes F0freve'r"t Mrs. Robert J. Davis, Teacher Tenth Grade-"Dogpatch Wedding" Mr. M. G. Talton, Jr., Teacher Eleventh G1'2ld6-HT6lii'l1.g the World" Miss Vivian Stainback, Teacher Twelfth Grade--"The Log" Mrs. L. A. Ligon, Teacher :iWinning Stunts Page One Hundred Twenty-three A FOBTUNATE CALAMITY ty-fo A FORTUNATE CALAMITY Presented by the Class of 1961 York Rite Auditorium CHARACTERS Mrs. Marian Merkle, A Proud Mother ............ May 4-5, 1961 - - - - -Lynda Crabtree Alta, Her Daughter, Who Wishes to Become Rich s....... Mary Ella Webb Ruth, Just a Plain Girl ..au..s,............... -------Gail Beasley Kate Van Tyle, Good-natured Cook ..... .... M ary Rose Hunter Dinah Johnsing, A Servant ......... Rastus Johnsing, An Honest Coon .... Joe Brown, A Revenue Officer ......... ------Sue Sowers ----Benjie Provost - - - -- - -Mickey Fenn Bernard Gullion, A Jovial Young Man ...... ---Jimmy Crutchfield Albert Campbell, Who Plays a Crooked Game--- Time: The Present Place: Kentucky - - - -Jimmy Bostick Page One Hundred T.Wen-ty-iive, Page One Hundred Twenty-six I l l l l l UWM., ALLEN HUGHES Recipient of Scholarship from West Carolina College in Program for Gifted Children SAMMY GIBBS Winner in District IH High Jump Winner in Sectional Meet High Jump Winner in State High Jump His Highest jump for the season was 6 ft. 2M in. His average jump per meet was 6 ft. Page One Hundred Twenty-seven HAVING FUN KN. .jp Q-V. A 4, A I .XAA 1 Ebdgjw if ff! l A Q t ,' .: X l Y V af: A if if . r IA J , I V " xl, nh :Q ..... 1 - -"' ' A is -rg' ,A "4-A - ' X.. : e .ts . rf AA NA 5 .1 ', X "iJ A ,. A , ' A A it J J.: ' 1 , I N 'in' ' ' S, - "xx ' N. A. A1 .t I Ag ff' -AAA I --51 2 A ,figfdp A. A ' IR: A . 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Pr J A I . 5 Lkiiaglljlwk IQIEVS-4, A - A. ,177- ' 'Qi 'I' 11 1 D A ' ar " A 'V-'I A , in Y i ni X ff, Y' A- ii,-5' .. "EF"-'ir' 1 k '- K H.. .- ,uni . ' Z Ile'-"'TfQn LQ t 1 -- N 1, MMA - , ji '..'r+" Y , A' . 'AH":if': A ,,.l,,AiALAT-ff ' ,A. 54 ffm A ' ' 'Q N ' 5 f--:?Qi95f'L'212L5vff'fA: V A H ff? ll N ' A 4 1 A fi Affg--ff. A A xg! Pu gf A Q ,N 3' --'fx Q, A ' XY, A 'y' - l pl ,f. A X 3 . -X x Qi A f " Y , -A ff vu' Q-vi-, . g -Ay, , 4 -4' "" A , N,-1-4 W T, - LH AAA, ,,,A,,,,,....4--w 6 L V ,A 1, I-367 Jia' ,. V Q F '57 1 lg g,,4.vQL' .- Q ,Q '14 ,,... AM,.mv .4 A 4 ii. x 'NR K A X., A Y A, ' 1 vi' se' 15 I 1 E 4 i I I 1 i P MR. JIMMY BURNETTE Hurd Cocnch of Variety Football Page One Hundred Twenty-Nine G1 Page One Hundred Thirty 498-we MR. BEN HESTER Assistant Coach of Varsity Football I N W, ,Q fix QA ' ,. 1'-f x .ifff -. ' . .uf , W , 1,318 ,A- 2, 3, MR. M. G. TALTON, JR. Junior Varsity Football Coach Page One Hundred. Thirty-one Varsity Football Managers and Co-Captains W W fx lx C0-Captains Dennis Harrison Frank Smith Managers Jimmy Bostick Jerry Finch Bobby Wilson Page One Hundred Thirty-Two W 1. 'QV , Z ll 5 A fix N 5 O VARSITY FOOTBALL CO-CAPTAINS Frank Smith Dennis Harrison Page One Hundrer Thirty-Three Page One Hundred Thirty-four CHEERLEADERS Lynda Crabtree, Chief Alice Rumfelt Faye Moore Susan Regan Virginia Stout Sue Sowers Phenie Taylor Dorothy Jordan Lincie Boykin Miss Mrytle Leigh Peacock Coach of ClZ687'l6fLCZ67'S At Rocky Mount In Action Page One Hundred Thirty-five -1 Page One Hundred Thirty-Six K.. '33 :gf - 2 4. xg 5 4, Mm G1 Sk i ,ff if ff O Sf? fi. 1 1 136, fy an T-5 aims K: f' W Q KJ gif if, X RV! I SJW, W1 gi VARSITY FOOTBALL SQUAD VARSITY FOOTBALL SQUAD-1960 Ivan Ashley Arnold Beam George Braddock Earl Bryant Ray Bryant Kenneth Bullock :Jimmy Crutchfield Mickey Davis AMickey Fenn Sammy Gibbs :Dennis Harrison Jack Harrison Philip Harrison Kenneth Heffner Allen Hughes Denotes Seniors :':Sam Hutchins Edward Loftis Woodrow McMillan Vernon Mobley Charles Neal Douglas Payne ikBenjie Provost Jimmy Rivers Gene Rose iiFrank Smith Harry Smith :iReggie Stout Eddie Strickland Jody Webb Page One Hundred Thnty Seven Veinon Mobley Jody 'Webb Douglas Payne Sam Hutchins ,W we X E n J Bobby Baker Eddie Strickland Ed Loftis Mickey Fenn Earl Bryant Frank Smith Z Chalres Neal Allen Hughes Eddie Strickland Kenneth Bullock Philip Harrison Page One Hundred Thirty-eight Siiff , 'K it ,i fi Jimmy Rivers Harry Smith Jimmy Crutchfield Edward Loftis Earl Bryant WOOd1'OW McMillan George Braddock Gene Rose Gene Wilson Woodrow McMillan me--f - M Ray Bryant Ivan Ashley Benjie Provost Reggie Stout Page One Hundred Thirty-nine VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE-1960 September September September September October October October October November Page One Hundred Forty 9 16 23 30 7 14 21 28 4 Oxford Orphanage Red Devils Rocky Mount Henderson Southern Roxboro Oxford High Hillsboro Graham Chapel Hill Northern Away Away Home Away Home Home Away Away Away Varsity Football Season-1960 Edward Loftis Dennis Harrison DISTRICT HI ALL-CONFERENCE Honorable Mention for Outstanding Playing Page One Hundred Forty-One I if mms ss X ,W 'W 'f . . 2: J ss W .-fu-.-.ss is X W. iff: MIDGET TEAM COACHES Philip Harrison David A. Bryant George B1 addock Basketball Football Basketball Page One Hundred Forty-two 'E i X wa was mN,Am in JUNIOR-VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE September September September 'October October October September September October October October October October October October October 15 Oxford High Away 22 Henderson Away 28 Roxboro Home 6 Oxford High Home 12 Roxboro Away 27 Henderson Home MIDGET FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 27 Elks Home 29 Red Shield Away 4 Optimists Home 6 Forest Hills Home ll Erwin Auditorium Away 13 Elks Away 18 Red Shield Home 20 Optimists Away 25 Forest Hills Home 27 Erwin Auditorium Away Page One Hundred Forty-three X XMNNN X x ,, S , QA 1 My , Q f wzL..Z ,M x 5 ? , an A A f ,ix QAM? 'K ,RA QR 1 4 21' X- . f eg -xv ' ,A i SV A ,NW Nh V' JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL SQUAD Q' A W-ru S.,"'N 5 83,5 f ' ,gag A, A 7' nga " . , 67, xx , KX ' Q, .Q .vw Z Q J ' . ' N. xx XO M 'Z W S 5 X X 1 H g W' ""--- Q ff x Ava, X 1 W . f, Q 'S as ffl M X X O X5 'A X M 1 4 7 N S' A 4 , A X 1 2 AQQSV7 S f gg iii X Z S X ' . X XNHM " ibn' S0 x N A - Z X ff 7 f X ix ,X wx A A A X , 2 A OX A , H' Q , t' f V , wan., . I .Ami 94 VMW A 5 L ix S 2 mix I ,W .M 5 y V L QA ,f Y . ,Lg ' ' , X Q Q Z, 44 MW A. A u. JM ...... ,J Z M Q X NNN' ff Q X X 5 Sz Q www 2 X -ww 4 K x.Xx , X. ' . W f-1 ,X ,Q JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL Jack Harrison Arnold Beam Co-Captains Robert Deal, Manager Members of Squad Earl Adcock Edsel Akers Arnold Beam Douglas Boykin Johnny Bryant Elmus Burnette Robert Campbell David Duck Jack Harrison Pete Haynes John Holbrook Willie Johnson Wayne Jones George Loftis Glen Mobley George Poole Robert Pruitt Ray Rumielt George Scruggs Carlton Smith Ray Smith Richard Tyson Hiram Webb Perry Williams Page One Hundred Forty-five BASKETBALL SEASON, 1960-1961 OFFICIALS Mickey Davis Allen Hughes Philip Harrison Score Keeper Statistician Time Keeper Managers Douglas Payne Jody Webb Page One Hundred Forty-six m VARSITY BASKETBALL Mr. Jimmy Burnette, Coach Co-Captains Mickey Ferm James Bullock Page One Hundred Forty-seven Page One Hundred Forty-eight VARSITY BASKETBALL-1960-1961 1960-1961 VARSITY BASKETBALL SAMMY GIBBS FRANK SMITH MICKEY FENN JAMES BULLOCK Junior-Senior Team JIMMY CRUTCHFIELD BENJIE PROVOST EDWARD LOFTIS ODIS DICKERSON SCHEDULE December 2 Helena December 6 Louisburg J. V. Boys December 9 Henderson December 13 Oxford High December 16 Roxboro December 20 fOpenJ December 30 Helena January 3 COpenJ January 6 Hillsboro January 10 Southern January 13 Northern January 17 Graham January 20 QOpenJ January 25 January 27 January 31 February 3 February 7 February 10 February 14 February 17 February 21 February 24 Chapel Hill Oxford High Roxboro 40190111 Hillsboro Southern Northern Graham Henderson Chapel Hill Away Home Home Away Home Home Home Away Away Home Home Home Away Away Home Home Away Away Away Page One Hundred Forty nine W 1 1 l ! VARSITY BASKETBALL SEASGN-1960-1961 High Scorers James Bullock Odis Dickerson 260 Points 221 Points Page One Hundred Fifty-two James Bullock Winner of Trophy for Most Valuable Basketball Player Presented By Dr. James Rowland James Bullock Coach Burnette Dr. James Rowland Page One Hundred Fifty-three S S,f'3""'S R JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM Page One Hundred Fifty-four JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL 1960-1951 Mr. Jimmy Burnetle, Coach Co-Captains Jimmy Rivers Kenneth Heffner Freshman-S :phomore Jack Harrison Perry Williams Eddie Strickland George Loftis Harry Smith Kenneth Heffner Ron Williamson Jimmy Rivers Page One Hundred Fifty-five Helena Helena Chapel Hill Henderson Roxboro Oxford High Helena Southern Durham Northern Durham Stem Helena Oxford High Henderson Roxboro Southern Durham Oxford High Page One Hundred Fifty-six V. BASKETBALL There Away Here Here Here There Here There There There There Ther: There There Here Here Won Won Lost Lost Won Lost Won Won Lost Won Won Won Lost Lost Won Won JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL Co-Captains Jimmy Rivers Kenneth Heffner Page One Hundred Fifty-seven GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL Mr. Ben Hester, Coach Co-Captains Lynda Crabtree Dixie Ruth Warren Page One Hundred Sixty GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL 1960-1961 Members of Team Guards Dixie Ruth Warren Linda Burton Linda Payne Ann Smith Joyce Howell Forwards Lynda Crabtree Gale Payne Pauline Strickland Nora Toler Phenie Taylor Janie Turbyfill Date December 5 December 6 December 9 December 13 December 16 December 30 January 6 January 17 January 25 January 27 January 31 February 7 February 17 February 21 February 24 Opponent Place Helena Away Chapel Hill Home Henderson Home Oxford High Away Roxboro Home Helena Home Hillsboro Home Graham Home Chapel Hill Home Oxford High Home Roxboro Away Hillsboro Away Graham Away Henderson Away Chapel Hill Away Denotes Non-conference Games Result Won Won Won Won Lost Won Won Lost Lost Won Won Lost Lost Won Lost Page One Hundred Sixty-one Page One Hundred Sixty-two TEAM BASKETBALL TY I VARS Crab- Smith, Dixie Warren, Lynda HD Cox, A Turbyfill, his Janie ell, OW e, Joyce H Payn GJ F. cu U .LI 0-1 E V vf Pauline Strickland Girls' Varsity Basketball Season 1960-1961 Highest Scorer .... ..... 2 89 Points Page One Hundred Sixty-four ' f iiffun :ffm Ma-Yer: Q Z Z gig, si 2355" 43.23221 , 'M svn,- ggdtn Lf ,par-1 czwrwvunlll K W...-.fgzgamenl its mmm 1 25159111 'aw--:'z ' Esffwlh EE:g",,:,f,"" '5's'n'3n'zn2 nnunni'if1'2 nhnnlnvra' :ual IRM mil! 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AMW, ' XX WM A ' Aww ,fy "w'f, ',N ,f AV YX N :AA 4 -X Co-Captains JAMES BULLOCK Honorable Recognition James Bullock has been chosen to EDWARD LOFTIS play in the East-West All-Star Game in Greenville. Poge One Hundred Sixty-eight March March March March March April April April April April April April April May May May May May if O. O. BED DEVILS' BASEBALL SCHEDULE- 17 Franklinton 21 Berea 24 Oak Hill 28 Helena 30 Oxford Hi 4 Helena 6 Henderson 11 Stovall 14 Franklinton 18 Henderson? 21 Southern? 25 Roxboro? 23 Oxford Hi? 2 Hillsboro? 5 Graham? 9 Chapel Hill? 12 Northern? 19 Kinston Denotes Conference Games 1961 Home Home Home Away Home Home Away Home Away Home Away Home Away Away Home Home Home Away Page One Hundred Sixty-nine , Xx ' x ,Ks 5 if-L., 'fb .5 J Q ,Qs- Q f' yaiig, nj w"N, Q, Page One Hundred Seventy -z - xx 4 ' Xi.. 3' , ' f X. - -' f U VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM 1961 BASEBALL TEAM MR. BEN HESTER, Cnnclz WAYNE JONES, Wlmmgcr GEORGE LOETIS, Sf- we Iieapm- C'O-Crfpmivizs JAMES BULLOOII EDWARD LOFTIS JAMES BIILLOCK, Pifclzer EDDIE STRICKLAND, Pitcher EDWARD LOFTIS, Pfitclzer JODY VVEBB, Catcher EDDIE STRICIILIND JIMMY RIVERS F'z'r.sf Base' Secmzrl Base ARNOLD BEAM ThIiI'd Base EDWARD LOFTIS JACK HARRISON Sl'LUl'lLSt01J Slz,OI't.Stop IVAN ASHLEY HARRY SMITH Right Field Luft Field MICKES' DAVIS Center Fiwld GEORGE LOFTIS DOUGLAS BOYKIN Left Field Catchefr Page One Hundred Seventy-one Track Officials Mr. Jimmy Burnette, Coach Tri-Captains Mickey Fenn Jimmy Bostick Philip Harrison Page One Hundred Seventy-two Date March 30 April 6 April 14 April 21 TRACK SCHEDULE-1961 if if ff Opponent Chapel Hill-Roxboro Oxford High-Southern Northern-Southern Roxboro Place Chapel Hill Oxford High Northern Roxboro Page One Hundred Seventy-three 1 , N Xu K ..' ',,,.-rv' A," Nm Page One Hundred Seventy-four VARSITY TRACK TEAM 1961 TRACK TEAM MR. JII.IIvIY BURNETTE, Coach TRI-CAPTAINS PHILIP HARRISON MICKEX' FENN MANAGERS Elmus Burnette Vernon Mobley Charles Neal Jerry Finch Frank Smith Mickey Fenn Jimmy Bostick Philip Harrison Benjie Provost Sammy Gibbs George Braddock MEMBERS JIMMY BOSTICK Ray Smith Jimmy Crutchfield Earl Bryant Sam Hutchins Ray Bryant Dougllas Payne Tommy Boykin Kenneth Heffner Allen Hughes Woodrow McMillan Reggie Stout Page One Hundred Seventy-five EVENTS 100 220 440 880 Meet: I Date: March 30 Place: Chapel Hill Chapel Hill: 42 Oxford Orphanage: 38175 Roxboro: 361!2 Dash-Bostick, 2 Dash-Bostick, 2 Dash-Smith, 1 Run-Provost, Tied for 2nd. Mile Run-Neal 1: Mobley, 3 Relay-Orphanage, 2 Pole Vault-Crutchfield, 2: Stout, 4 High Jump-Gibbs, 1: Crutchfield, 4 Discus-Bostick, 1 Broad Jump-E. Bryant, 3: Mobley, 4 EVENTS 100 220 440 880 Meet: II Date: April 6 Place: Oxford High Oxford Orphanage: 58 Southern Durham: 34 Oxford High: 26 Dash-Bostick, 2 Dash-Bostick, 2 Dash-Smith, 2: Fenn, 3 . Run-Harrison, 15 Provost, 3 Mile Run-Neal, 15 Mobley, 23 Finch, 4 Relay-Orphanage, 1 Pole Vault-Braddock, lg Stout, Tied for r Shot Put-Gibbs, 23 Hutchins, 4 High Jump-Gibbs, 13 Crutchfield, Tied for 3rd Broad Jump-Gibbs, 3: Hughes, 4 Discus-Bostick, 15 Heffner, 3: Hughes Page One Hundred Seventy-six EVENTS: EVENTS: Meet: III Date: April 14 Place: Northern Oxford Orphanage: 49 Northern: 47 Southern: 23 100 yd. Dash-Bostick, 15 Fenn, 4 220 yd. Dash--Bostick, 1 440 yd. Dash-Smith, 3: Fenn, 4 S80 yd. Run--Harrison, 15 Provost, Mile-Neal, 1: Mobley, 2 Relay-Orphanage, 1 Pole Vault-Stout, 2g Braddock, 3 Shot Put-Gibbs, 3 High Jump-Gibbs, 1 Discus-Failed to place Broadjump-Gibbs, 3 Meet: IV Date: April 21 Place: Roxlooro Roxboro: 51 Oxford Orphanage: 43 100 yd. Dash-Bostick, 2 220 yd. Dash-Bostick, 1 440 yd. Dash-Smith, 2 880 yd. Run-Harrison, 1 2 Mile-Neal, 1: Mobley, Relay-Roxboro, 1 Pole Vault-Braddock, Tied for 2nd. Shot Put-Gibbs, 4 High Jump--Gibbs, lg Crutchfield, Tied for 2nd, Discus-Bostick, 2 Broadjump-Gibbs, lg Braddock, 2 Page One Hundred Seventy-seven r ff' ? 'Q . KW' .D 53. 5 3' ' Q , 4 A . f 3-. x ,1 . u H" x 7' GU' W Ig 4 A 1 lu I M ' ,, ' , , rv L' Q ,V -. --xy A , 'W 4 . V Fu,-'Al 0.1 l . t Y . .5 Q1 ' ' 1' ' 5 1 x s ' 1 . mth ,a A4 4 ' 3. v, 'Al gym, , .Vx ,....q, Mil .,"'?!iw1'T O A, f ' ' f , V 5 WA! ., yr? ?'5' 1..m, an M I xx 2 K 1- ,YQ- , k , ,Q V 1 251, if F , If , " -,. A ,-wr-' fgjig' QT-P J' -W "J - ':, 4 ' ' I 'ff I if i I -Y' V, ' , P M ' " H ' .F fx U .ff fly, jf - . 1 ,jfj .. 'Q' I 1 ' ,4 .l 1 ' L A H 3 4' -' iffy J VV - M .- , 1 ,4 , , I i' 2: . rag, w J W' il Ja- 'tml V td A T, .L ix -,.,x-B I ,, ,L ,Qu , Q, U ,H A'-'QQ' , AN., A ' I xx f 1 ', , X -, J. K, Vi xg 4,3 13.1 " 7 1 ' nl..- N V l 'Y ....,,,,,k N, il x I D Y V, . I J F .av 'x N H N 1 L 4. LAUGHTEB ALONG THE STAIRWAYS Gail Beasley: "Betty, why don't the radio Work?" Betty: "Because I believe the dormitories are taking turns getting the electricity, and it's just not our turnf' Miss Stainback: "Mary Ella, what is the formula for water?" Mary Ella: "H, I, J, K. L, M, N, O." Miss Stainback: "Where in the world did you get that?" Mary Ella: "From you! You said the formula for Water was H to O." Mr. Currin fat telephonebz "Zander! Zander! Z! Z! No, notC!ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUV W X Y Z! Z! Z! Mr. Bobby Grissom: "You call that a hat? My dear, I shall never stop laughing." Mrs. Grissom: "Oh, yes you Will. The bill will Probably arrive tomorrow." Betty: "What kind of car does Jim Homer have?" Sue Sowersz 'LA pray-as-you-enter." Mrs. Ligon: "I have went! That's wrong isn't it?" George: "Yes, Ma'm." Mrs. Ligon: "Why is it Wrong?" George: "Because you ain't Went anywhere yet." A New York four has beaten a London four at bridge. London Bridge is falling down. Dennis: t'She sure gave you a dirty look." Pete: !'Who?" Dennis: "Mother Nature!" Landis: "I don't see how football players ever get clean!" Mary Rose: "Silly, what do you suppose the scrub teams are Ior?,' Page One Hundred Seventy-nine Jimmy Rivers talking to Carolyn Winbourne, looked at her lovngly and said! "You is bootiful, doll, very bootiful, but you is dot no brainsf' "Dr Taylor," asked Vickie Strumg "do you think Mrs. Dan- iel knows much about bringing up children?" "What makes you ask that?" said Dr. Taylor. "Well," replied Vickie, "She makes me go to bed when I am wide awake, and she makes me get up when I am awful- ly sleepy." Mrs. Dora Harris, yelling at Charlie Bryant, "Are you trying to steal those cookies, boy?'! "No, No, Ma'm," Charlie faltered. 'Tm trying not to!" A Mason visiting our campus said to Mr. Pruitt, "Why is the ice cream machine locked, to keep the boys out?" Mr. Pruitt: "No, Sir, just to slow them down a little!" Policeman fto intoxicated man who is trying to fit his key into a lamp postj. 'Tm afraid there's nobody home there tonight!" "Must be! Must be! There's a light on upstairs!" Edward Loftis was seen patiently holding a fishing pole and line out of a window. George: "What are you fishing for, my boy?" "Suckers!" said Edward seriously. George: "Caught any?" Edward: "Yes, you're the ninth." Once Mr. Talton had his brakes tuned. When he received the bill, it was for 53460. U34 dollars and 60 cents," ex- claimed Mr. Talton. "Who tuned them, Leonard Berstein?" David Bryant to Frank Smith, who is eating an apple: "Look out for the worms, Shorty!" Frank: "Huh! When I eat an apple the worms have to look out for themselves." Page One Hundred Eighty Mrs. Davis: "Harry, what is a waffle?" Harry: "It's a pancake with a non-skid treadf' "Bobby, you mustn't laugh out loud in class." "I didn't mean to do it. I was smiling, and the smile busted? "Woody," said Mr. Cain sternly. t'Do you know that you have broken the Eighth Commandment by stealing Roger's apple?" "Well," explained Woody, "I might just as well break the Eighth and have the apple, as break the Tenth and only cov- et it." Red Cox: "How about your team? Are they good losers?" Coach Burnette: CAfter a disastrous seasonj. "Good? Heck, they're perfect." Dixie: "My Uncle Clifton has a new Cedar Chest." Alice: "Sol Last time I saw him he just had a wooden leg." Pat Singleton: "Guess my pen will have to go on itching." Gayle Moody! "Why?" Pat: "Because I'm out of scratch paper!" Reggie Stout, upon discovering that the theme of the Junior-Senior Banquet was to be Hawaiian, chartled, "Oh boy, what are the girls going to do? Wear grass skirts and signs that say 'Keep Off The Grass'?" Danny Crabtree: "Lynda, how much am I worth to you?" Lynda: "A million dollars." Danny: "Well, can I have a quarter of it?" Scientists at Cape Canaveral are planning to send a woman to the moon, on the theory that a woman can hit anything. The more we study, the more we know. The more we know, the more we forget. The more We forget, the less we know. The less we know, the less we forget. The less we forget, the more we know. So, Why Study? Page One Hundred Eighty one .fluioqrcqohs i i I W 1 W I l N . H M If , , M W 1 , v 1 4 ,4 w V W 1 m 1 H 'N 1 i W w A w i a I w I K E I f r. M 31 'N J 5 1 lt i 1 W 1 s i T x i I K, A ka - A .14 I L J 41 yt ri I at r For Reference Not to be taken V r from this library J Granville County Libra S stem VY Y PO. 8021339 Qxford, NC 27555 KEFERENCE Not to be Taken From This Library AA, -W A -- 1 E' A vial Q, z3"':,. jzjf' I' Ar-r-rn-af. '54


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