North Cove High School - Conasoga Yearbook (North Cove, NC)

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A Gift From: Mary Jo Seism 1 D igitized by the Internet Archive in 2013 http: archive.org details conasoga19591959nort CONASOGA Published by the ANNUAL STAFF of NORTH COVE HIGH SCHOOL North Cove, North Carolina MbDcMfell Couniy t uDlic Libraf 90 Won Court Street lterttm,NC2875? Dedication To our helpful and understanding teacher who has rendered every service possible to uphold the spirit of North Cove High School; to one who has encouraged us and guided us in all our undertakings; we, the Senior Class of ' 59, proudly dedicate this edition of the " CONA SOGA " to our very own — BOB G. TATE 1 RT.A. Officers MRS. LEONARD SWOFFORD President MRS. E. B. WRIGHT (Not Pictured) Vice President MRS. MAGUERITE CHAPMAN Secretary MRS. LUCILLE LETELLIER -Treasurer School Board O. C. LONON, Chairman WILLIAM WAKEFIELD, Secretary BILL BROWN GORDON ELLIOT E. B. WRIGHT MRS. GAIL McNEIL Milligan College A.B. MR. JOHN G. CHILDERS University of North Carolina A.B. A.S.T.C., M.A. TED R. BRASWELL, JR. A.S.T.C., B.S. Eighth Grade MR S. ESTELLE McFEE A.S.T.C., B.S. Seventh Grade MRS. BEVERLY FOSTER A.S.T.C.. B.S. Sixth Grade MRS. JUSTINE WOODY E.T.S.C., B.S. Fifth Grade MRS. LELA McCALL A.S.T.C., B.S. Fourth Grade MRS. LETELLIER Lenior Rhyne, A.B. Third Grade MRS. MARY ELLEN BROWN A.S.T.C., B.S. Second Grade MRS. PEGGY LONON SMITH A.S.T.C., B.S. First Grade RALPH D. BRENDLE LESLIE M. BROWN " Don ' t do unto others what they ' ll " Let wise nature take her course, make you undo. " JOSEPHINE H. FOXX KENNETH D. GARAVENTA " Gone, but not forgotten. " " ' ' ' " He that can ' t live on love, deserves , . . ' to die in a ditch. " 1 ( ELLEN H. HELTON CLARENCE L. HOLTSCLAW " We are not put in this world to sit still and know; we are put into it to act. " " A light wife doth make a heavy husband. " v?: JACK C. LONON " All night, merrily, merrily. WAYNE W. OLLIS " Is she tall as me? " J OMAR R. WISEMAN JACOB A. WRIGHT " A glorious devil, large in heart and brain. " " It ' s love , it ' s love that mates the ' world go round. " ;: ri- . Class History It was a cool, crisp September morning in ' l947 that the doors of North Cove opened to a group of shiny faced, scared to death kids. Fifteen tiny voices, barely audible, whispered: Leslie Brown, Ray Byrd, Wilma Carpenter, Frances Cline, Roy Dale, Zelda l arris, Loretta Hensly, Ellen Hollifield, Rosa Hollifield, Clarence Holtsclaw, Jack Lonon, Wayne Ollis, Stanley Swofford, Royce Wiseman, and Jacob Wright, There were many others, of course, but they have, by ill chance, forsaken us. Slowly but surely we acquired the rudiments of readin , writin , and ' rithmetic, and somehow we managed to get through the primary and elementary grades. In the eighth grade Josephine Foxx, Chalmers Tipton, and Kenneth Garaventa joined our ranks. Finally that great day arrived - High School! The first couple of weeks we were thoroughly and completely initiated. We elected Kenneth as our class president, and Mr. Johnson ' s firm hand guided us through our Freshman year. That year we obtained a new member, Dennis Biddix. In the tenth grade we had a new teacher, Mr. Childers, who was to prove himself as a faithful and dear friend to us all, as well as a wonderful teacher. He was our home room teacher that year. We elected Royce as our class president. In the eleventh grade we had Mrs. McNeil as our home room teacher. The highlights of that year were the Junior play and the Junior -Senior Banquet. Ralph Brendle joined us that year. Royce was class president again that year. We are finally SENIORS! Mrs. Brummitt is our home room sponsor and is ably directing us through our last year. This year we elected Jacob class president. Again we added a new member to our class, Calvin Pittman. This year we as Seniors have mixed feelings. We are happy be- cause we are about to reach a goal for which we have struggled strenuously twelve long years, and at the same time we are sad be- cause we realize that soon we must bid good-by to our cherished friends and classmates. Class of ' 59 in ' 47 First and Last Class of ' 59 in ' 59 mi Last Will and Testament I, DENNIS BIDDIX, do hereby leave my ability to be a good citizen to Linda Boyd and hope she uses it well. 1, RALPH BRENDEL, do hereby leave my ability to wreck school buses to Bill Smith. I, RAY BYRD, do hereby leave my pitching arm to Howard Stock- ton and hope he doesn ' t throw it away. We, LESLIE BROWN and KENNETH GAREVENTA, do hereby leave. I, WILMA CARPENTER, do hereby leave my studious ways to Ronnie Swofford, because we all know he needs them. We, FRANCES CLINE and ROSA STOCKTON, do hereby leave our ability to lay out of class to Jean Cline and Jean Robertson. I, ROY DALE, do hereby bequeath my lazy ways to John Butf, because I need to get rid of them. I, JOSEPHINE FOXX, do hereby bequeath my conceited ways to Janice Wright, and good looks to Joyce Brooks, and hope she gets more good out of them than I did. We, ZELDA HARRIS and ELLEN HOLLIFIELD, do hereby will our ability to see our boyfriends every night and get away with it. I, LORETTA HENSLEY, do hereby bequeath to Sandy Gale Hensley, my ability to goof off in class and catch up on the last day, and I hope she doesn ' t wait too long. I, CLARENCE HALTSCLAW, do hereby bequeath my ability to slip out behind the building and smoke to Bobby Vance, and hope that he gets as much nicotine out of it as I did. I, JACK LONON, do hereby leave my ability to slip off to P. G. to Douglas Taylor and hope that he has as much luck as I did. I, CALVIN PITT MAN, do hereby leave my black hair and the formula for keeping it black to Billy Dean Stockton and hope that Old Fort likes it as well as P. G. did. I, STANLEY SWOFFORD, do hereby bequeath my good standing with all the girls at Linville Falls to Richard Williams and I sincerely hope he gets as much out of it as I did. 1, ROYCE WISEMAN, do bequeath to Richard Williams my ability to get talked about by a certain lunchroom employee and hope that he sues her for slander. I, JACOB WRIGHT, do hereby leave my ability to get along with the teachers and get out of class to Billy Washburn and also my con- ceited ways. I, CHALMER RAY TIPTON, do hereby bequeath my kind and studious ways and ability to skip English to Jimmy Huskins and Junior Biddix. MOST ATHLETIC LAZIEST CLASS BABIES Wilraa Carpenter Rosa HoUifield Zelda Harris Stanley Swofford Roy Dale Clarence Holtsclaw President JIMMY HUSKINS Vice President JEAN CLINE Secretary DOUGLAS TAYLOR Treasurer MARGARET GUINN Reporter HILDA HOLLIFIELD Juniors JOYCE BIDDK JUNIOR BBDDIX CELENA BRANCH SHELBY ROBERTSON BILLY STOCKTON JIMMY STOCKTON DOUGLAS TAYLOR BILLY WASHBURN DANNY WASHBURN LARRY WILLLAMS RICHARD WI LLIAMS Sophomores President BILL SMITH Vice President L.C. TIPTON Secretary JANICE HOLLIFIELD Treasurer SARAH HOLLIFIELD Reporters RONNIE SWOFFORD LINDA BOYD Edith Biddix Bobby Boyd Linda Boyd Roger Brooks Pat Buchanan A. L. Byrd T. Carpenter Helen Dale Doris Elliott Paul Elliot R. Garland Gwen Hogan M. Holder B. Hollifield J. HolUfield L. Hollifield S. Hollifield D. Johnson Gerald McGee Crystal McKinney Alma J. Ollis B ill Smith H. Stockton J. Stockton R. Swofford L. C. Tipton E. Vance Bobby Vance J. Washburn Freshmen President LINDA CRISSON Vice President CAROLYN WINTERS Secretary PATSY MATHIS Reporter SANDRA HENSLEY M. Branch J. Brooks K. Cline (1 B. Cox L. Crisson W. Duncan C. Edwards S. Elliot C. Garaventa S. Hensley C. Lester H. Lester M. Mace P. Maihis V. McGee D. McKlnney P. Pittman R. Stevens C. Winters J. Wright B. Ward V - A • V, , Ik f 1 fi ) lJ!fei4iiiilftiiirtiiiiA ll First Grade PEGGY SMITH Third Grade lucille letellier Fourth Grade LELA McCALL Fifth Grade 1. JUSTINE WOODY W Wt, .. H . il mm m m t i Sixth Grade BEVERLY FOSTER Student Council President ROYCE WISEMAN Vice President HILDA KAY HOLLIFIELD Secretary LINDA BOYD Treasurer RONNIE SWOFFORD Sponsor JOHN CHILDERS Beta Club President ROYCE WISEMAN Vice President BILLY WASHBURN Secretary WILMA CARPENTER Sponsor JOHN CHILDERS Dramatics Club President jacK LONON Vice President CHALMER TIPTON Secretary CALVIN PITMAN Sponsor MRS. McNEIL F. T.A. President CHALMER TIPTON Vice President JIMMY HUSKINS Secretary JEAN CLINE Sponsor MRS. McNEIL Monogram Club President STANLEY SWOFFORD Vice President RAY BYRD Secretary JACOB WRIGHT Sponsor JOHN CHILDERS Safety Club President CHALMER TIPTON Vice President HOWARD STOCKTON Secretary JANICE HOLLIFIELD Sponsor -- BOB TATE Bus Drivers STANLEY SWOFFORD DOUG TAYLOR CHALMER TIPTON RAY BYRD JUNIOR BIDDIX DEAN STOCKTON LESLIE BROWN Science Club President RAY BYRD Vice President CHALMER TIPTON Secretary JACOB WRIGHT Sponsor BOBBY TATE [ rr _ JANITOR Mr. W. W. Buff SCHOOL STORE Loietta Hensley Wilma Carpenter Lions Bowl Queen MISS JOSEPHINE FOXX Cheerleaders JOYCE BROOKS MARGARET GUINN STANDING: R. Swofford, Tipton, Brendle, J. Stockton, Smith, Washburn. Vance. SITTING: Childers, D. Stockton. Wright. S. Swofford, Byrd. Not pictured: Holtsclaw. COACH: John G. Childers CAPTAIN: Stanley Swofford SEVIER.NORTH CAROLINA CROSS COTTON MILLS COMPANY Marion, North Carolina Office: VCtj |J (ISl HEmlock 7-03 1 1 East Meeting Street fii ni P Morganton, N. C. Congratulations to Graduation Class of 1959 From BURKE-McDOWELL DAIRY Owned by Producers in Your County Compliments of BILTMORE DAIRY FARMS McDowell County Local Dairy- Marion, North Carolina Phone 2179 OTIS L. BROYHILL FURNITURE COMPANY Manuf actur e r s Bedroom Furniture Marion, N. C. Compliments of MARSHALL Marion, North Carolina A. BLANTON GROCERY COMPANY, INC. Wholesale Grocers Dial 8421 Marion, North Carolina Phone 7241 R. L. CONLEY DISTRIBUTOR Gulf Petroleum Products Tires, Batteries and Accessories Marion, North Carolina W. G. LONON Groceries - Gas - Oil Phone Marion 2-3133 Marion, North Carolina C. R. McCALL, Owner CHARLES G. McCALL, Asst. Day Phone 2120 Night Phone 3 671 or 22265 Protect Your Loved Ones in Our Burial Association McCALL ' S FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service 1908-1959 Marion, North Carolina Compliments of CLINCHFIELD MANUFACTURING COMPANY Marion, North Carolina ' M ' arinn ] fanuFacturin q fompan q Quslity Caftan and Ray an Fabrics M3rian,] [.[:. WESTMORELAND-HAWKINS Funeral Service Home of the McDowell County Mutual Benefit Burial Association S. J. WESTMORELAND, Manager Phone 2161 220 South Main St. Marion, North Carolina Thirst Seeks Quality- Delicious and Refreshing Serve Ice Cold Compliments of R. L JAMES AND SON Hosiery for Men Marion, North Carolina YOUNG ' S JIMESON ' S SHOE STORE HARDWARE Main Street Dealer for Marion, North Carolina Rawlings Sporting Goods WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE Compliments of SKYLARK FARMS Wizard Appliajices Davis Tires Altapass (Mitchell County) North Carolina True tone Radios and TV Sales Offices: Altapass, North Carolina Marion, North Carolina Hudson, Ohio Compliments of CATAWBA PROCTOR ' S FEED STORE GROCERY Feeds - Seeds - Fertilizer SERVICE STATION Flour and Meal " See Us and Save on All Wholesale and Retail Types of Fishing Supplies " Dial 3421 Marion, N. C. j Compliments McDowell HARDWARE Marion, N. C. LYKENS Hardware HOSIERY Electrical Supplies and MILL Pittsburgh Paints Phone 5381 Marion, N. C. Marion, N. C. LOVEN FURNITURE CO. Complete Home Furnishings 6-8 Main Street Marion North Carolina SNIPES ' MOTORS, INC. Dodge and Plymouth Sales and Service Phone 4341 Marion, North Carolina BILL GRIFFITH ' S JEWELRY, INC. The Diamond Store of Marion Towle and Gorham Silver Jewelry and Watch Repair 26 1 2 S. Main Marion, North Carolina BEST POLICY AT ALL TIMES Complime nt s of McDowell INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. at THE BARGAIN STORE 32 Main Street Marion, N. C. EAST COURT MOTOR COMPANY Pontiac and GMC Sales and Service P.O. Box 496, Marion, N. C. Phone 4241 PO Tiif Compliments of ETTA PAPER BOX COMPANY Marion, North Carolina FIRST NATIONAL BANK Marion, North Carolina Esso DEALER SLIM ' S ESSO SERVICE Groceries - Feeds - Gas - Oil Route 3 Marion, North Carolina HUNTER ' S FLORIST CATAWBA GRILL 6 7( cne Say It With Flowers 128 South Main Phone 4291 Marion, N. C. Hi ways 221 amd 26 Phone 9925 Marion, N. C. B U I C K MARION BUICK COMPANY, INC. 25 North Garden Street 2140 or 2149 Marion, North Carolina GOUGE PAINT GLASS COMPANY Highest Quality Paint amd Glass Marion, North Carolina W TOE RIVER VALLEY O BROADCASTING CO. , INC, E 1000 Watts Regional Clear Channel 1470 Spruce Pine, N. C. COMMUNITY GROCERY Owned and Operated by PAUL WILLIS Route 3 Ph. 2-3128 Marion, N. C. YOUR TROUBLES VANISH SALES SERVICE ALDRIDGE MOTOR ♦COMPANY Spruce Pine, North Carolina Scene From Beautiful LINVILLE CAVERNS On U.S. 221 Between Linville and Marion, N. C. One Stop Service OTIS C. LONON Ashford, North Carolina WOODY ' S See GREEN CHAIR SHOP Spruce Pine, N. C. CHEVROLET COMPANY in Spruce Pine, N. C. " For the Finest in Custom Made Ladder Back Chairs " For the Best Deals in New or Used Cars in This Area A MARION One and Only SERVICE JUMBO GRILL Feeds, Seeds and Fertilizers Phone: 3 873 Highway 70 West of Marion East Court Street Marion, N. C. " For the Best and Biggest Hamburgers in Western North Carolina " I-I M klFNQI FY ' n. fvi. nciNOLC i otop OIlL p Amoco Station BALLEW MOTOR CO. , INC. Groceries and Feed Phone 2157 and 2158 North Cove 1 43 6 East Court Street Marion, North Carolina North Cove, North Carolina " Your Chevrolet Dealer " BILL GRIFFITH ' S JEWELRY, INC. The Diamond Store of Marion Towle and Gorhaxn Silver Jewelry and Watch Repair The members of the 1959 CONASOGA STAFF wish to take this opportxinity to thank all those who have helped make the publishing of this annual 26 1 2 S. Main possible. Marion, North Carolina BOOSTERS of the North Cove Annvial BILL ' S CURB MARKET HAYNES JEWELRY H. L. J ANCE ESSO MARY LYNN SHOP McCALL-BURGIN HARDWARE TOM ' S CREEK SERVICE STATION TROY ' S CAFE " Look not mournfully into the Past; it comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present; it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future without fear and with a manly heart. " Longfellow - 1 TAYLOR PUBLISHNNG COMPANY NC REF 371.8 HCDVE 1959 Snrth cove high Bohool 19 yuH.P 12012 North Cove, nu l lcDcwveW county t uoiic Ubran 90 West Court Street M8rk)n,NC 28752


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