Northwest Mississippi Community College - Rockateer Yearbook (Senatobia, MS)

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Cfje sycamore VOLUME ONE Published by the Students of the Tate-Quitman Junior College and Agricultural High School of Senatobia, Mississippi DEDICATION Board of Trustees TATE COUNTY Mr. W. W. May.... Arkabutla Miss Winnie Clayton .... ... Senatobia County Superintendent Mr. M. A. Burford— Independence Mr. R. P. White... ...Sarah Mr. A. D. Elder.... ....Coldwater Mr. " I " . M. Gregory Senatobia QUITMAN COUNTY Mrs. Lula O. Prater Lambert County Superintendent Mrs P. 1 1. I.owrey ... Marks Mrs. Walter Sledge Taylor... ...Sledge Mr. 1. B. Boland ...Vance Mr. W. T. Covington. ... Belen Hon. W. W. May, President HATEVER success has come to the Tate-Quitman Junior College and Agricultural High School is largely attributable to the excellent mem- bers of the Board of Trustees, who have so faithfully and loyally sup- ported it. Their faith in the school has caused them, when others were skeptical, and indifferent, to have a vision of the future of the school as a great success as an educational institution and as a power for good in Northwest jVlis- sissippi. Now that the successes for which they have so faithfully toiled are be- ginning to open before us, we want to dedicate this, our first annual, not only to the present trustees but also to all others who have served as members, and es- pecially to Mr. W. W. May, President of the Board for the past eight years, and to the memory of the late Messrs. C. P. House and C. P. Still. Page Five Prof. P. W. Berry A Tribute To Professor P. W. Berry, our honored Superintendent, who has so successfully guided our High School and who by his untiring efforts has established the Tate- Quitman Junior College, we ascribe this tribute which he so richly deserves. Page Six An Appreciation Mrs. Lizzie McGee With interest alike in girls and boys, Sharing their sorrows as well as their joys, Giving to each attention and care, Rewarding their merits with a peach or a pear, Listening to " ukes and banjos " and cries, Hopeful and patient with lover ' s sighs, A mystery how one could be so busy, None could, but our own Aunt Lizzie. For fourteen years she ' s been this guide Of boys and girls here side by side. And still we love her, can ' t you see? She ' s our matron, Mrs. Lizzie McGee. Page Seven FACULTY Mr. Cavett Mrs. Gully Mr. Gully Iiss Buchanan Mr. Deen Mrs. Berry Miss Conger Dr. Smith Miss Hartness Page Eight Page Nine FOREWORD e qm IIIIIIIMIIIIIIIII lllillilMllllllHliilllMlilinillMHIiniillUIIIIIHIIIIIHIIIIUIilllHIHIIIIIHININIIIIIIlllil nSfPi The foundation of any school is as solid and as firm as its departments. the newly created junior college de- PARTMENT and the High School Department succeed as the institution succeeds. We cherish its ideals and we strive to accomplish those things which tradi- TION stipulates. This, the school ' s first Annual, is issued by the Tate- Ouitman Junior College and Agricul- tural High School in the sincere wish and hope that it will unite all for- mer AND PRESENT STUDENTS IN AN IM- PERISHABLE BROTHERHOOD. A PORTRAYAL OF THE CLASSES IS THE. PRIMARY PURPOSE, AND IF IN THE TOMORROW WE TURN BACK THE YEARS AS WE TURN THE PAGES TO FIND OURSELVES OF YESTERDAY, OUR GOAL HAS BEEN REACHED Page Ten ? l " CONTENT illliiill :illiJlilllll i " fS Book I. Book II. Book III. Book IV. Book V. Book VI. Historical Sketch Classes Athletics A ctivities Features Jokes and Ads Page Eleven vm Within these walls are treasures Whose values are untold; Once they ' re found, they ' re never lost, They ' re more desired than gold. Our school to us is more than Four columns, brick and stone; It holds a place within our hearts, A place we cherish — all our own. We ' ll e ' er remember our old school And the roads of knowledge trod; We pray that it may ever stand And keep building men for God. — Robert F-owinkle. ■Page Twelve History of School seems apparent that Mother Nature built an imposing hill covering fifty acres, on the northern outskirts of Senatobia, Mississippi, for the purpose of providing a picturesque site for Tate County Agricul- tural I ligh School. As here this historic institution stands in bold relief against a clear, unob- structed horizon on a campus sloping gradually eastward, dotted with spreading oaks. On entering from the southernmost corner of the campus a circular drive- way which is bordered with wild sumac. lilac, flowering ageratum, roses, altheas, and bushy evergreens, one reaches first the Girls ' Dormitory, a substantial red brick three story building, accommodating fifty girls. At the rear of this building there is a tennis court, which provides physical and social recreation for the many girls and boys who seek learning within the walls of the school. Next in route, slightly in the background is the historic old Garrott home, an architectural re- minder of our true southern ante-bellum homes. In front of this home stands a drinking fountain, a gift from the Senatobia Civic Club. The next building on the circular drive, the most majestic of all, is the Academic Building. Huge con- crete Doric columns, ornamenting the entrance of this red brick building, give it an air of Grecian culture. Continuing around the driveway we reach the Boys ' Dormitory. Surely such a panorama of scenery and such comfortable facilities should spur these students on to higher, greater, and nobler achievements. The history of the Tate County Agricultural High School is but the growth, development, and unfolding of educational ideals in Tate County, the concrete expression of educational progress. In 1 -)12 Tate County, among the first coun- ties in the state, began the building of this school. The first agricultural school was located by the County School Board at Arkabutla. The Act authorizing the establishment of the agricultural school was held unconstitutional because no pro- vision was made for agricultural schools for the negroes. The School Board then relocated the School and Senatobia won after a hard fought battle with Coldwater. A bond issue of $20,000.00 was voted and work began on the erection of the building. Before its completion, $12,000.00 additional bonds were issued, and later $20,000.00 for the Girls ' Dormitory. The site for the school was purchased by the Town of Senatobia from Mrs. G. W. Hardin for $8,000.00 and donated to the Board of Supervisors; later the Town of Senatobia issued $10,000.00 bonds, mak- ing a total of $18,000.00. Senatobia donated to the school free lights and water for the first five years of its history. The site of the Agricultural School has a historical background closely inter- woven with the history of Senatobia, Indian parlance, ' AVhite Sycamore. " The old home, now the home of Professor and Mrs. Berry, was built before the war Page Thirteen ass Megg g with slave labor by one of the forbears of the Rowel] family. Later this became the Garrott home, where the social splendor of the yesterdays of Senatobia blazed in all its glory. There is an old road that skirts the northern boundary of the Agricultural School property; this is but a bridle path now, but it too has a history. It is a part ol the old Helena Trail, an Indian road as old as Indian lore is old. The Tate County Agricultural High School has had only two principals. The first was the genial Andrew G. Gainey, who came to the school in its infancy, and who was principal for six years. Under his brilliant leadership the school sprang at once into state renown and took its place among the best institutions of learning. Then came Mr. Berry, who has led on and on this educational institution into fur- ther success until now it is a recognized Junior College. As the school developed, the need of larger territory was evident. During the summer of 1928 the adjoining coun- ties were asked to co-operate in the making of Tate County A gricultural High School a Junior College. Quitman county led the movement. A levy was made for the support of the school, five trustees were added to the Board, and the name of the school was changed to Tate-Quitman Agricultural High School and Junior College. Other counties of Northwest Mississippi are expected to join before the opening of another session. Now, a Bi-County Institution, bed-rocked upon a his- toric background and interwoven with the normal development of Northwest Mis- sissippi, this institution is destined to a further prominent place in the tomorrow of our lives. The graduates of this School, although it is less than a score of years old, are helping in the today ' s events of the country to uphold the traditions of the South and bring prosperity and success to its newer ideals. A history of the school would be incomplete did it not pay homage to the mem- ory of the lamented J. A. Wooten, B. A. Tucker, and H. I. Gill, who worked arduously and faithfully for the success of the school in its early days. It would be impossible to mention all those who have worked for the welfare of the institu- tion. Her interest has ever been safeguarded by the loyalty of her friends. For- tune smiled upon her in the selection of county superintendents. There is first, Superintendent Allen, whose very life ' s blood is mixed with the brick and mortar of every building. Next came Superintendent Cathey, whose wisdom and scholarship were potential factors in the progress of the institution. Last came Miss Clayton, under whose leadership the institution is destined to put away its swaddling clothes and burst forth into a period of growth and expansion such as will insure its recog- nition not only as a Junior College but also as an educational leader in Northwest Mississippi. Page Fourteen sophomore Page Fifteen " } J£% - Sophomore Junior College Class Officers Thelma Crockett Willie Boone Perkins Dorothy Williams . . Winnie Walters President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Page Sixteen Junior College Sophomores Rose Brown Sardis " Of softest voice, unaffected mind, Improves with age like rare old wine. " President Girl Reserves ' 29; Feature Editor. Sycamore, ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Cecil Burford Batesville " (■ never says a foolish thing, Nor ever does a wise one. " Reporter Class ' 29; Basketball ' 29; Football ' 2 " ; Baseball ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 2 l . Annie Muriel Chambers. Widener, Ark. My tongue within my lips I rem. For who talks much must talk in vain. " Treasurer Nome Science Club ' 2 1 ' : Assistant Feature Editor Sycamore ' 29; Basketball ' 2 ' ): Chairman Program Committee Cirl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Ilene Crockett Tyro " Silence is golden. " Secretary-Treasurer Girls ' Athletic Association ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 2 l F Ihumb Tack Society ' 29. Page Seventeen - . jL L -- = j » ffi!fc J Sf. -Z J c 8 — - =J Jonior College Sophomores Thelma Crockett . . . . • Tyro " Within the midnight of her hair Half hidden in its deepest deeps. " President Class ' 29; Basketball ' 29; Girl Re- serves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Olivia Mood Senatobia " Happy am I; from cares I ' m free; Why can ' t they all be happy like me? " President Herculean Society ' 28; Reporter Home Science Club ' 29; Editor-in-Chief Syca- more ' 29; Commercial Club ' 29; Music Club ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Mellie Perkins .... Coldwater " What sweet delights a quiet life affords. " Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29. Willie Boone Perkins Coldwater " So sweet the blush of bashfulness. Hen pity scarce can wish it less. " Vice-President Class ' 29; Joke Editor Sycamore ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Page Eighteen Junior College Sophomores Pauline Stevens ... Senatobia " Yet graceful ease and sweetness void of pride. Might hide her faults if she had faults to hide. " Vice-President Thumb Tack Society ' 29; His- torian Class ' 29. Winnie Waiters Sarah " Thy modesty ' s a candle to thy merit. " Class Treasurer ' 2 ( ' ; Chairman Social Service Committee ' 2 ' ); Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Dorothy Williams . . . Senatobia " I niie I dare thee to find Such a maid with such a line. " Secretary Class ' 2 ' ); Thumb Tack Society ' 7( ' - Commercial Club ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29 ' . Nell Whalen Senatobia " Meet the sophomore far renowned for sense. " President French Club ' 29; Thumb lack So- ciety ' 29. Dorothy Roseborough • Senatobia " Nothing but death shall ever divorce me from my dignity. " Commercial Club ' 29; rhumb Tack Society ' 29. Page Nineteen Our Class History Under a beaming September sun ' Our bashful member is Willie Boone, Bent en learning, not on fun. He ' s never absent at the call oi noon; Fourteen students sought their fate. lie comes from Coldwater in his car. In the year of nineteen hundred twenty-eight. And smilingly adds, ' Why, it ' s not far. " Vo the school of Aggie fame With eager minds these students came. With willing hands and oft a tear. Wending their way from far and near. Lynville Wright, our President fine. Came up from Jackson with his line; From Bucksnort came our lovely Queen, None other than Bonnie reigned supreme. From our town came Dot and Polly, Wreathed in smiles to keep us jolly. And laughing Edith came up from Strayhorn, Leaving that hamlet bare and forlorn. Of beautiful blondes, our class had many Terry, and. Conie, and Mellie, and Winnie, All helpful with their eyes ' blue To prove what gentlemen think is true. Paul Phillips, very dapper and gay, Was our Beau Brummel without a nay. Merle Chambers added her bit. Who hailed from Palestine with her wit. In mid-season three stragglers came Anxious to have their chance at fame. And speedily gained the honored places Deservedly won by their winsome graces. Up from Sardis came one o ' these girls With sparkling black eyes and lots o ' curls, And ere a week from that single trip Rose packed our hearts within her grip. Big Dorothy and Alma and Nell, All former students and used to the bell. Knew the business and how to stick Showed us cleverlv how to turn the trick. Continuing from twenty-eight to twenty-nine, Olivia, in her work, ne ' er fell behind; So she is best in our belief To be our annual ' s Editor-in-chiel. One year hence in twenty-nine, Ten loyal students came in line. Back to the Aggie to finish their work Determined their tasks never to shirk. New ones added to our ten were three, And we were happy as thirteen could be. We were glad to have them join our gang Cause we make things go ' round with a bang. Alma and Conie and Bonnie and Edith, After twenty-eight, decided to beat it; Terry and Abe and Paul ne ' er returned. But in our hearts their memory burns. Now, Thelma Crockett, you ' re next to meet. Is our president and a real athlete; And Ilene, her sister, is a very fine girl. And never even cries if her hair doesn ' t curl. Mere ' s the most smiling sophomore yet. And. among our students he is the pet: lie ' s Cecil Burford, with a heart of gold. And what ' s more, he ' s a Lochinvar bold. A bit of advice just one more time. Ere 1 close this boresome rhyme: II any good you think you can do. Sign on the line. " I ' ll put it through. " Pauline Stevens, ' 29. Page Twenty resUmaxi a OlSS ' A 0»Y ' Page Twenty-one ? r l| — a W F -t -- 1 - -j-gj?; Freshman lunior College Class Officers Josephine Saunders President Jimmie King Vice-President Alice Pearce Secretary Pattye Puryear Treasurer Orelia Whalen . Reporter Barnwell Barnett Editor Page Twenty-two m» j jS 3st s Junior College Freshmen William Barnwell Barnett . Shuford " Santa " " One who to himself is true, And, therefore, mint be true to you. " Freshman Class Editor Sycamore ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Commercial Cluh ' 29. George McGehf.e Brown . . Como ' " Sooner " ' " We have nothing to say about hi in. Noth- ing at all to say. For a man in love, I have noticed generally has his own way. " Thumb lack Society ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Football ' 28; Alternate Captain Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Ac- tive Vice-President Freshman Class ' 29; Ath- letic Fditor Sycamore; Basketball ' 29; Presi- dent Commercial Club; Vice-President Music Club. Annie Laurie Chamblain Pleasant Grove " lack " " I prefer not speaking: only this, Let each one do his best. " Girl Reserves ' 29; I humb lack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; French Club ' 29; Athletic Association ' 29. Harold Eugene Gollier . . Senatobia " Goat " " None but himself can be his parallel. " Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb lack Society ' 29. Thomas Hill Collins . . Lewisburg " Louisburg " " Slow but sure, honest and true; Of manners gentle, of affection mild. " Footfall ' 28; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Inez Ferguson Coklwater " Ferg " " Patience is a flower that grows not in every one ' s garden. " Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29. Page Twenty-three Junior College Freshmen Robert William Fowinkle . . • Memphis, Tenn. " Bob " " Men of few words are the best men. " Football ' 28: Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Ili-V: Thumb Tack Society ' 20; Class Poet ' 29. Gladys Mai Graves . . . Abbeville " Happy " " Ready to meet yon face to face, At any tunc, at any place. " Vice-president Thumb Tack Society ' 28, ' 29; President Home Science Club ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 2 ( ; Assistant Feature Editor Sycamore ' 29; Athletic Association ' 2 " . Silas Revere Graves . . . Abbeville " Sye " " A brow of beautiful yet earnest thought A form of manly grace. " Ili-Y 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29: Football ' 28; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Baseball ' 2 ' ); Best ath- lete ' 20. Mary Plorine Johnson . Independence " Half -Sunshine " " She is young, brilliant, and kind. Few such jewels you rarely find. " Ihumb Tack Society ' 29; French Club Re- porter ' 20. Robert I Ioyte Johnson . Independence " Johnnie " ' ' Of manners gentle, of affections mild. In wit a man, simplicity a child. Ihumb Tack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Hi-Y ' 20. James Wade Kellum .... Shaw " Booger " " Gentle, patient, kind and true, Great is the work waiting for you. " Ili-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Athletic- Association ' 29. Page Twenty-low Junior College Freshmen Jimmie Keys King . . . Batesville " Grandaddy " " He who loves not wine, " women, or song, Remains a fool bis whole life long. " Captain Football ' 28; Vice-President Class ' 29; Hi-Y ' 2 ' ); Baseball ' 2 ' ); Track ' 2 1 ); rhumb Tack Society ' 2 ( ); Best Ail-Around Boy ' 29; Secre- tary-Treasurer Commercial Club ' 29. K2Ft Hugh Sims Lewers Looxahoma Tot ' " Gentle in manners; firm in reality. " rhumb lack Society ' 29; Baseball ' 29; Com- mercial Club ' 2 ' ); Hi-Y ' 2 ( . Sara Lee Morris .... Crenshaw " Sallie " " Nothing is impossible to a willing mind. " Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Business Manager Basketball ' 2S- ' 2 l ); Athletic Association ' 29; Secretary and 1 reasurer French Club ' 29. Ocie Newsom Darling " Midget " " To those who know her not, no words can paint, And those who know her, know- all worth are faint. " Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29. Lonnie Vergil Palmertree . . • Central Academy " Sheik " " He is a silent, efficient man. " Hi-Y ' 29: Thumb Tack Society ' 2 ' ); Vice-Pres- ident French Club ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29. Alice Pearce Como " Allie " ' " Ne ' er shall the sun rise on sue!. ' another. " Secretary Class ' 29; President Girls ' Athletic Association ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 29; French Club |29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Sport Editor (GirlsT Sycamore ' 29; Com- mercial Club ' 29. Page Twenty-five Junior College Freshmen Ennis L. Poe . . . . • Coldwater " Blondy " " I would rather love what I cannot have, Than have what I cannot love. " Football ' 28; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Debating Team ' 29; Baseball ' 29. Pattye Love Puryear . . . Thyatira " Sunshine " " She thinks ' twould be an awful sin, To wear her face without a grin. " Class Treasurer ' 2 C ; Secretary and Treasurer Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 29; French Club ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29; Ath- letic Association ' 29. James Sidney Ruby . . . Coldwater " Rube " ' " He was a scholar, and a ripe one, Exceedingly wise, fair spoken and persuading. " Football ' 28; Baseball ' 29; Debating Team ' 28- ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29. Josephine Saunders .... Como " Jo " " Her outlook on life is decidedly cheerful. " President Class ' 29; President Home Science Club ' 29; Secretary and Treasurer Thumb Tack Society ' 2S. ' 2 C ; Vice-President Athletic Asso- ciation ' 29; Captain Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Girl Re- serves ' 29; Most Popular Girl ' 29; Peppiest Girl ' 29; Best Girl Athlete ' 2 l ); Commercial Club ' 29. Aletha Lenore Shaw . . Horn Lake " Shaw " " Thou canst not divert me from my fixed purpose. " Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; French Club ' 29; Athletic Association ' 29; Commercial Club ' 29. iMack Henry Slaughter Memphis, Tenn " Trick " " His only fault is that he has no fault. " Football ' 28; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; President Hi- Y. ' 29; President Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Business Manager Sycamore ' 29. Page Twenty-six Junior College Freshmen Doris Smith • . . . . Senatobia " Curly " " If she has any faults, she leaves us in doubt, We have known her for years and can ' t find them out. " Thumb lack Society ' 20; French Club ' 29. Illda Floy Smith Como " Flossie " " She has as much good in her little finger as you have in your whole body. " Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Home Science Club ' 29; Athletic Association ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29. .Mary Leon a Smith Como " Black Eyes " " Perfection is the point at which she aims ' Home Science Club ' 29; Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Athletic Association ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29. Travis Smith Como " Trav " " His ability is exceeded only by his honesty. " Hi-Y ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29. Andrew Barnett Tidwell . Batesville " A. B. C " " Earnest, honest, truthful and sincere: With many other qualities one might revere. " Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Hi-Y ' 29; Most Stu- dious Student ' 2 ' ); Baseball ' 29. Martha Louise Tubbs . . Batesville " Tablet " " As many as have known her have become her friends. " Girl Reserves ' 29; Thumb Tack Society ' 29; Basketball ' 28- ' 29; Athletic Association ' 29; French Club ' 29; Music Club ' 29; Home Sci- ence Club ' 29. Ruth Orelia Whalen . . Senatobia " Rela " " Of soul sincere, in action faithful, and in honor clear. " Freshman Class Reporter ' 29; Thumb Tack So- ciety ' 29; French Club ' 29. Page Twenty-seven Our class is like a company, We work together as one; We have an aim, and our purpose Is id see everything well (.lone. Wc don ' t have slackers in our class, For all are great to help; We always go across the top, As we ne ' er think of self. One ' s trials and troubles are all ' s And we ' ll stick through thick and thin; We ' ve got the stuff; we ne ' er give up — I hat ' s what it takes to win. I he old school spirit we possess Which helps our boys to win. .Makes us back our college teams. And cheers them to the end. We are blessed with athletes, And of the studious type we ' ve some; We also have musicians And a few who can sing or hum. Among our number are beauties, " Flappers, " and " sheiks " with " pep " ; I hey seldom get in trouble Because it ' ll ruin their " rep. " We must not omit our boys Who lose to disagree; They are forever arguing But they ' ll win the debates, you ' ll see. We have some smiling faces That cheer us on our way; They make our lives much brighter As we work from day to day. Wc have a few who love to spoon; They love the moonlight night. But they seldom get a chance to " coo " Because the rules are tight. I here are some with characteristics That are pleasing to behold; They stand for strength and always keep The rest in the ' ' Shepherd ' s fold. " Our teachers rate the best there are, And stand lor truth and beauty; We ' ll never lease a class unlearned, For they do more than their duty. From day to day we carry on, Press toward the mark ahead; We ' re ever looking on before, We ' ll never stop till dead. All way round we have a bunch That rate among the best; We challenge you to disagree " We rate above the rest. " We well deserve the loud applause And it seems we always get it; We are the best by acid test. Let not the world forget it. We ' ll e ' er be true to you, old school, I he best one that we know: We ' ll cherish hours we ' ve spent with thee By our deeds, our love we ' ll show. By Robert Fowinkle ' 30. Page Twenty-eigbt Page Twenty-nine -. . " «. ., ' . s uincers Jesse President Berenice Stevens Vice-President Wilma Wallace Secretary-Treasurer Motto: " Preparation is the keynote to success " Colors: Pink and White Flower: Rose Page Thirty High School Seniors Marie Billingsley . . . Looxahoma One would imagine Marie to be reserved, hut one has to he with her a very short time to find hidden beneath that quietness a spring of joy always bubbling over. In her work she is rated as one of the best students. -•n Lillian Brewer Clarkdale, Ark. Lillian likes every one and every one likes Lillian Her whole-hearted school spirit, pep. and energy, combined with qualities of a good student, number her among the best of Tate- Quitman Agricultural High School girls. James Brown . . Central Academy " Chigger " numbers as his friends his ac- quaintances. He is sincere, original, deter- mined, and level headed. His ability to say or do the right thing at the right time whether on the athletic field, in the school room, or in social activities assures his success in meeting the problems of life. Hazel Byers Senatobia Hay ' s friendly manner and amiable person- ality make her liked by all for, whether it rains or shines, she is always in the same good humor. She is an exceptionally good student, and has always made the best of grades. Harold Eason . ... Looxahoma " Tracy " is another transfer student; but. not- withstanding, he always brings up his work, and every one likes him. He joined our class in the fall of ' 27. Ruth Farmer Poagville You know the old saying that precious things come in small packages, don ' t you? Well, that is Ruth. This is her first year at T.-Q. A. H. S.. and in such a short time she has gained many loyal friends. f -dc_ Page Thirty-one High School Seniors Laverne Ferguson .... Poagville Laverne came to us in the fall of ' 28 and from that day on he established himself as a real " Aggie " man. always at ease no matter what the occasion might be. always the gentle- man, and most of the time the student. He is a good practical boy. and will undoubtedly go to the top in his profession. Marguerite Ferguson . . Poagville Marguerite has not long been with " us. but just long enough lor us to know that she i deserving student, a real sport, and a true friend. She is very witty and original, and everyone likes her. Brewer Golden .... Looxahoma In those that really know Brewer, he is as line a fellow as ever finished from T. Q. A. II. S. As a general rule, he is quiet, but when- ever the occasion arises, he can meet it full abreasc. S. T. Gordon Looxahoma S. T, is a quiet, unassuming, dependable fel- low who can be counted on to make his mark after he leaves T. Q. A. 11. S. Throughout his student life he has ever shown himself to be An industrious worker, a loyal friend, and a devoted student. Mary Moore Love Sarah We are indeed sorry that " Tongue-tied " did not come to T. Q. A. H. S. sooner. She is noted for her giggling and is always bubbling with fun and pep. Her friendly manner ami happy disposition have won her many friends among both the teachers and students. Jesse Manus . . . Memphis, Tenn. " Skeeter, " as he is known to all of us is a friend you ' ll like. He is slow to argue, agree- able in disposition, and friendly to everyone. He is also one of our football stars. J Page Thirty-two High School Seniors Jesse Maughan Poagville When the roll of good fellows is called, " Evo- lution " will answer. " Present. ' ' Jesse is the kind of fellow that is bound to succeed. He has a level head, fine personality, and is the owner of a generous smile which is significant of amiability in its truest sense. Clarence McIver . . . Strayhorn There is not a better boy in school than Mack. He has been with us for lour years, and we all like him. Clarence is not noisy, but he is never left out in a rush. Ij e is a good sport and true friend I » 7 2- 4J3 A rn P his, Tenrw M Cecil Ray s " r t ' ivremp " Squatty " has been with us only a short time, but, being the possessor of a likable per- sonality, he is very popular. 1 le has been a jolly good fellow, and it will he hard to re- place him. Berenice Stevens Senatobia She ' s the " Berries " — Redhaired people are supposed to be high tempered, but Berry is an exception. Our teacher teaches us the only way to prevent " berriberi " is to eat lots o vitamines. We pass the advice along. Elizabeth Sullivant . . . Batesville " Lib " may sometimes be nonchalant, some- times clever, sometimes sarcastic, but never stupid. She is very original, and her sincerity and genuineness have made her one of the most likable girls in school. Her two favorite sports are basketball and arguing. Hugh Taylor Senatobia " Yam " has been with us for the whole four years and he has made many friends. Although he likes his nonsense now and then, we may truthfully say that he is a good student, and when he leaves we shall miss him. Page Thirty-three ? U High School Seniors Raymond Waldrop . . . Poagville Because of his being a transfer student, he is not as well known as some. But those who know him, and can claim his friendship, are in- deed fortunate. " Bud " is always ready and willing to help a good cause along. Mack Wallace . . . Independence " Little Mack " has won a place in the hearts of all who know him for his sterling qualities. He possesses the essential characteristics — char- acter, personality, and courage. He has been with lis lor two years and behind him leaves a record, of which we are all proud. Wilma Wallace . . . Independence Of all the girls at T.-Q. A. H. S. there is none who is as lovable, constant, and true as Wilma. She is a happy-go-lucky, yet a con- scientious student and one of the jolliest and finest girls in our school. She is the captain of the basketball team this year. She was chosen by the vote of the student body as the " best all around girl in school. James Wilborn .... Looxahoma No matter where the wheels of fate cast " Preacher, " he is sure to succeed, for he is loyal and trustworthy. If one ever noticed his eager swing as he goes along his way to the hank at noon he is not surprised that James was chosen the most business-like person in school. Max Wooten Senatobia " Flat. " " Blunt, " and " Runt " mean the same boy at T. Q. A. H. S. Witty, popular, and in- telligent, can he applied just as truthfully to the same boy. The class of ' 29 will always re- member Max as a life long friend. Page Thirty-four History of the Class of ' 29 N accordance with the firmly rooted and long established custom of writing a class history, we strive to do two things: first, to rightly con- sider the tradition itself; and second, tq present our many experiences of the past four years to imagining minds of the on-coming classes. As the great portion of the members of this Senior Class were freshmen in other schools, it can rightly be said that our first relation to the Tate County Agricul- tural Nigh School was when we took our stand as sophomores in the fall of 1926. The entirely new surroundings, new teachers, and hard lessons put to the test tlie stickability of us new students. Although we were sophomores, socially we played the part of freshmen throughout the whole year. As it has be en said before, the first few weeks passed like creeping years. But. needless to say, as we became more accustomed, time passed faster and finally our sophomore year of high school had ended. Ah! a vacation, and then our junior year. The third year of high school life we found much easier than the two years just passed. We had grown sufficiently to endure the tragedies, and to enjoy the pleasures that cross the path of high school students. Now let us say just a word to our interior successors. I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I know not where; Long, long afterward in an oak, I found the arrow, still unbroke. Fellow students, remember, while forming your high school habits, that books play a very important part; but your earthly success depends upon your ability to meet cheerfully the world with a thought of your own. But back to our subject. We have, by four years of reaching forward, by four years of trials and tribulations, come to be members of this 1929 graduation class. At times, we are sorry to say, members have dropped from this class, but we can joyfully say that some have joined us. By our graduating on May 16 of this year, we shall not be wholly separated from this school, as it isi thought, but more closely associated by our Alumni. If it is possible for the present and past to foretell the future, members from cur class will be chosen to go forth in all walks of life. But first, as our motto reads: " Preparation is the keynote of success, " let us prepare; so that — ' AVe can go forth and capture success, Though it be not as a daily pest ' Page Thirty-five Prophecy of the Class of ? 29 r was the summer of 1936. It was early afternoon and as it was an exceedingly warm day, I had sought the friendly shade of a huge oak. There, in the depths of an old hammock, I began to outline the plot of my latest story. 1 still possessed that funny idea of my school days, that I would some day write a second " Paradise Lost " or something equally famous. Thus far, most of my " creations " had been assigned to the wastebasket, but I stubbornly refused to allow this somber and mournful aspect to interfere with my imagination. But my plot didn ' t suit me at all. The hero simply wouldn ' t behave himself, and after a while I gave up the attempt, flung the paper and pencil across the lawn, and proceeded to forget that I was a " ne ' er-do-well " authoress. There was nothing to mar the peaceful stillness of the afternoon save the occasional rattle of a passing automobile- It recalled to my mind, with a smile, the mad excitement that the appearance of the first of its kind had occasioned in the neighborhood. The day of the automobile was past now, only farmers and such owned the common things. It was the day of the aeroplane. I recalled also how people had craned their necks, the better to view the first of these modern machines. As I pondered on the achievements of time, my next-door neighbor, who was also a writer, but far more successful than I, drove his plane out of its hangar and invited me for a spin in the air, far above the buildings below, which were fast disappearing from view. We passed a number of other planes, among them that of James Wilborn, a successful banker of a large Western city, who was home for a brief visit. I le waved a greeting to us and we sped onward. After a while my attention was at- tracted by a large smoke sign which advertised the fact that Mile. Berenice Stevens was appearing at the Dreamland Theater. As I had heard a great deal about this graceful little danseuse, I expressed a desire to see her. We were near- ing the magnificent building, and before long our plane rested on the flat top of the theater. We descended a broad stairway to the first floor, where a packed house was watching every movement of the lovely little figure which graced the huge stage. It was with a gasp of astonishment that I realized that she was none other than my old classmate, Berry Stevens. I could hardly suppress my su prise and when the performance was over, with an usher as guide, I sought her dressing room, and she seemed really glad to see me. and asked about all our old chums. It seemed, though, that she knew a great deal more about them than did I. First of all, when I asked her how the Dreamland Theater was supported, she explained that it was held in place by the use of helium, huge quantities of which Page Thirty-six had been discovered by Jesse Maughan, who had become a scientist of note. The owner of the building, it seemed, was Jesse Manus, a theatrical magnate. Remembering how inseparable they had been during their Senior year, 1 asked Berry about Hazel Byers. She replied that Hazel had sought success in a distant port and was now secretary to the president, being one of the few women to hold that enviable position. Wilma Wallace is in France, where she is startling the thousands of Paris dieater-goers with her piano masterpieces. 1 1 ugh Taylor has quite a family and owns a large Western ranch. I lis won- derful horses and cattle are the pride of his heart. Max Wooten owns a large ice factory in Switzerland and is doing a splendid business. Harold Eason has gained high honors and is now Chief Justice of the Su- preme Court. Powhatan Sturdivant is in the South Sea Islands, where he is instructing the natives in the art of dancing. Cecil Ray is a successful lawyer, putting into practice the experience gained in debating while at Tate-Quitman Hi. He is located at New Orleans. We discussed at length the new President of the United States, who was none other than James Brown. We might have dreamed of our classmates doing great things, but we had never thought of " Chigger " becoming President. Elizabeth Sullivant, a stenographer, is connected with a leading business con- cern in Los Angeles. Berry showed me a clipping from a Los Angeles newspaper which gave a brilliant account of her success. Marie Billingsley is the possessor of a charming little home and an obedient husband. Marguerite Ferguson is a dramatic actress of unusual ability and has gained much publicity in New York, where she is appearing. She plans to tour Europe in the immediate future. Mary Moore Love and Mack Wallace are co-stars for a large Western film corporation. Berry and 1 promptly made an engagement for the following even- ing to go to see their latest picture. Berry showed me a recent letter from Mary Moore, in which she intimated that she was soon to change her last name. She wrote that Mack was being pursued by several members of the film colony, but was still very much interested in a friend of high school days. Page Thirty-seven Brewer Golden was not able to run the wheels off his Chevrolet in high school, so now he has entered the auto racing world. Clarence Mclver has centered his hopes on being an antique collector. He has started with Columbus ' favorite copy of Elinor Glyn, and Cleopatra ' s lipstick. Max Billingsley has invented a new method of obtaining permanent dimples, by sleeping on collar buttons at night. S. T. Gordon has been studying criminology. He is going to start in by open- ing the Fork and Spoon Store next to the county jail. Raymond Waldrop now holds a lofty position in the army: button polisher for General Pershing. Ruth Farmer has carried out her new idea of developing a steam shovel method of face lifting. Laverne Ferguson has given his friends quite a surprise and now occupies the exalted position of professor of psychology in a large Eastern University. Durwood Golden, noted lover of the ladies, while attending his duties as ambassador to Great Britain, met a beautiful English girl, who is now Mrs. Golden. It was growing late, and as it was time for Berry ' s next performance, we parted and in a few minutes we were gliding homeward. Page Thirty-eight Last stament E, the Graduating Class of the Agricultural High School, of the City of Senatobia, of the County of Tate, in the State of Mississippi, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred twenty-nine, being of sound mind, memory and understanding as seniors are, as there is no previous will, and testament, in manner and form, do bequeath the following: ARTICLE I To our friends the enemy, the Class of 1930, we do give and bequeath the following possessions: Item I. To this class we bequeath our senior privileges, elsewhere enumerated. Item 2. To our efficient successors we do hereby grant our well-poised dignity. Item 3. Our hearty good wishes for your senior year. ARTICLE II To our beloved brothers and sisters, the Class of 1931, we do give and bequeath: Item 1. Our class song. Item 2. The publication of the Sycamore, with all its attendant joys, to-wit. 1. The Editor ' s " Uneasy Chair, " together with shattered nerves and ruined dis- position. 2. Business Manager ' s extensive correspondence and pet expression, " stung again. " Item 3. We do leave with you also our love and precepts, our thanks for your ready help and loyalty, and our very best wishes for your upper class years. 4 5 6 7 8 o 10 11 12 13 14 15 ARTICLE III To the individuals of the lower classes we do give and bequeath the following: Mary Moore Love ' s mouse laugh to Juanita Griffin. Marie Billingsley ' s talent to study to Eugenia Chambers. Elizabeth Sullivant ' s position on the basketball team to Lamora Carrington. Lillian Brewer ' s beauty to Ruth Hobson. Wilma Wallace ' s energy to Herma Lee Cross. Ruth Farmer ' s stage frightfulness to Sara Tittle. Marguerite Ferguson ' s vanity case to Patty Chambers. Berry Stevens ' neat appearance to Isabel Jones. Hazel Byers ' absent mindedness to Audrie Tate. S. T. Gordon ' s broad understanding (his feet) to Curtis Sorrells. Brewer ' s transportation license to William Cox. The president ' s place that was left vacant by Jesse Manus to Carva Dickson. Cecil Ray ' s power of argumentation to Robert Fmbrey. James Brown ' s honorable job of carrying the mail to Jack Saunders. Laverne Ferguson ' s good looks to Douglas Lauderdale. Page Thirty-nine ■_ r _ i »__ : g ViLJ ».-j B Cggg 16. James Wilborn ' s vocation of barbering to his younger brother, William. 17. Clarence Mclver ' s position of feeding the chickens to Robert Embrey. IS. Layton Raleigh ' s stickability of going to school to Joe Weathers. 19. Harold Eason ' s habit of killing time to Sam Sims. 20. Durwood Golden ' s most beloved pipe to Eddie Hamilton. 21. Raymond Waldrop ' s good lessons in penmanship to William Wilborn. 11. Jesse Maughan ' s known musical talent to Joe Weathers. 23. Hugh Taylor ' s hunting clothes to Joe Weathers. 24. Hardin Campbell ' s height to his growing brother, M. C. 25. Max Wooten ' s ability to make an " A " in English each month to Dorothy Canon. I hereby affix my signature, and without any apprehension of evil or danger, dread or anxiety, hesitation or suspense, make this the last will and testament of the graduating class of 1929. Signed HUGH McKINNEY WALLACE. Witnesses: P. W. Berry Marie Billingsley Hoyte Johnson Page Forty JUfllDR R ilulrt 5 - Page Forty-one . Junior Class Carva Dickson President Floy Kopf Vice-President Dorothy Canon Secretary Mr. Deen Sponsor Members Alexander, Bfulah Memphis, Tenn. Billingsley. Max Looxahoma Canon, Dorothy Sledge Chambers, Eugenia Widener, Ark. Chambfrs, Patty Senatobia Davis, Eugene Sarah Dickson, Carva Memphis, Tenn. Embrey, Robert Coldwater Gates, Junior Crenshaw Griffin, Juanita Memphis, Tenn. Hobson, Ruth Camden, Ark. Kopf, Floy . Senatobia Lauderdale, Douglas Senatobia Sorrells, Curtis Senatobia Tate, Audrie Senatobia Page Forty-two Junior Class Snapshots F wonder if someone will be kind enough to tell Beulah Alexander the difference between caboose and an Indian baby. Eugenia Chambers says she is trying to make up for her child- hood days when she was deaf and dumb. To win the heart of a telephone man is Pattie Chambers ' present desire. We wonder who will be next? For the first time since school started Robert Lmbrey was at class on time. We have decided to give him a brass button. Carva Dickson was informed that he is the best-looking boy in the Junior Class. Eugene Davis took it up by saying that he would fight anyone who in- sulted his class like that. George wants a decided blonde. Juanita Griffin is the blonde, but we don ' t know about the decided. Ruth Hobson says Mack Slaughter can read her like a book. We all agree that he cannot shut her up so easily. Floy Kopf says that she will one day open a store to make short people tall. We wonder if Dorothy Canon will carry out her threat of becoming a spinster — Poor A. B. Douglas Lauderdale says all vinegar knows its own mother, but it fakes a wise cork to know its own pop. Curtis Sorrells says the reason he is so foolish is that he used to sleep on a crazy quilt. Audrie Tate loves to live, and lives to love. The reason Sarah Tittle is not particularly fond of the boys is because she has never found one with arms long enough. Wanted: A cure for an everlasting blush. iYlax Billingsley was too bashful to ask for the remedy. Junior Gates has been doing his best to flunk out this year. Any one wtio knows that Herma Lee is a sophomore can easily guess the reason. Page Forty-three boys ' dormitory superintendent ' s ho me girls ' dormitory Page Forty-four Page Forty-five Officers Joe Weathers . President Herma Lee Cross . . . . . . . Vice-President Alice Booth Secretary Members Booth. Alice . . . Savage Campbell, M. C. . . . Senatobia Carrington, Lamora .... Strayhorn Cox, William . . . . Denver, Colo. Cross, Herma Lee Memphis, Tenn. Hamilton, Eddie Jackson, Miss. Jones, Isabel Marks Saunders, Jack Como Sims, Sam Kosciusko Weathers, Joe Crenshaw Wilborn, William Looxahoma Page Forty-six Page Forty-seven Coach Gully — Considering the material and all other conditions, our coach did remark- ably well this past season. Rain or shine he was always on the job, not missing an afternoon ' s practice. Coach Gully did all for his team that is possible for a coach to do. Captain Jimmie King — Jimmie King was elected captain of this year ' s team by a large majority of votes. Besides playing almost every second in every game, and starring, our captain led his team as a real captain should, jimmie is popular with the boys as well as with " a " girl. Page Forty-eight When the call came out for football players this year, the best prospects that the school has ever seen came forward. There were almost two complete teams that reported for the first day ' s practice. Everything seemed in favor for a splendid football season. Several of these men had never played football before, but under the careful coaching they improved rapidly. Starting the season with an impressive victory over the Memphis University School, the Aggies swept aside the Caruthersville Junior College by a larger score. This winning streak was halted by the Southwestern Bobcats when they came down from Memphis and put over a lone touchdown in a late period to defeat the Aggies by the score of 6 to 0. From this place on, the Aggies suffered defeat after defeat. The Aggies then journeyed to Tupelo and were again defeated by a small score. The next four games were lost to Helena, Moorhead, Blue Mountain, and Delta State Teachers College. The season as a whole was very successful even though many games were lost. It is a very difficult task to try to point out the persons responsible for this rec- ord. If any credit is given it should be given to Coach Gully and to Captain Jim- mie King. These men did more for the team than any one else connected with it. Coach Gully did his share and move in coaching the team, and Captain King did all that is possible for a captain to do. Page Forty-nun Ray Graves Ruby BuRhOKD Cecil Ray, End ' Squatty " Ray .started the season off at hall, but was switched to end. He filled both places very capably and showed up well in every game. ' Squatty " had the good old fighting spirit and did much to hold up the morale of the team, lie was our alternate captain. Sye Graves, Halfback Making Ion? vnd runs and intercept- in;; opponents ' passes was Sye Graves ' specialty. Besides being a thorn in the side of all those he played against on the defense, Sye was our highest scorer. He was always ready to carry the ball and usually gained ground when he did. Sydney Ruby, End Ruby was one of the best men we had on the defense. He was very had about getting his man behind the line of scrim- mage. Ruby was good at snagging passes and was a threat during every game. I le always moved his man when the play was to come around his end. Ruby fought to the last whistle and never gave up. Cecil Buri-ord, Halfback " Nuts " Burford was considered one of our fastest men. He was good on long end runs. Burford stayed crippled up for a large part of the season: but he helped the team greatly. Page Fifty Cox LOWINKI E Man us Weathers William Cox, Guard For an extra guard we had Cox. lie got iii a good number of the games and did good work all the time that he was playing. If he returns next year, we are expecting him to develop into a lirst string guard. Jesse Manus, End Jesse Manus was always in the scrap from the beginning to the end. He had hard luck near the end of the season when he bloke several small bones in his foot. Of course this kept him from playing any more. Jesse was greatly missed. Robert Fowinkle, Tackle Bob came to us late in the year but soon enough to convince us that he was a great football player. I le played in the last three games of the season and made himself a good name as a football player. Joe Weathers, Guard " Big Joe " Weathers was a terror to all of the opposing teams. He terrified his opponent in looks as well as in ac- tions. Joe filled the position of guard very capably and few plays ever went over him. Page Fifty-one Raleigh Lauderdale Slaughter Layton Raleigh, Halfback Layton started the season at end, but was switched to half. I le was a hard worker and took an interest in the game. Layton played his best game of the year ac Delta State. Douglas Lauderdale, Guard ' Doug " Lauderdale, our other guard, was a good consistent player. He was usually in most of the plays, and was a hard man to gain ground over. " Doug " had to be taken out of the game and be put back again before he could hit his stride. Mack Slaughter, Quarterback One of the hardest workers on our team was our quarterback. It takes a good man to fill this position and Mack did it well. Mack performed best of all at Blue Mountain in the game with M. H. A. when he played safety and broke many end runs Ennis Poe, Tackle ' ' Get that big blond. " was the cry that was heard in almost every game we played this year. Ennis did splendid work at Blue Mountain, but his perform- ance at Tupelo cannot be criticized. Poe played center in this game and had a good man to play against. Our blond moved his man consistently. Page Fifty-t ' utj DICKSON COLLINS (,. BROWN SIMS Carva Dickson, Halfback Carva Dickson had the misfortune at the first of the season to break his foot and was unable to play any more games of the season. Carva would have made us a good man ; therefore we felt his loss. He played part of the game with Moorhead but had to be taken out on account of his foot. Thomas Hill Collins, Guard Thomas Collins did his part in devel- oping the team for he was always out for every practice. He showed the spirit that never gives in George Brown, Center George was one of the best centers ever to wear an Aggie uniform. I le was al- ways fighting and the opposing team hardly ever ran a play over him. During the whole season George never made a bad pass; he was also a good defensive man. The best game he played was at Delta State College where his breaking up plays at all times was the outstand- ing feature of the game. Sam Sims, Guard Although Sam Sims was small and did not see much service this year, he should develop into a good guard next season. He, too, did his part in building up his team as he was always out to practice. James Brown, End James Brown did not begin the sea- son but after a few practices he made a dependable end. Although he is small, he is very fast. Next season he should make a star end. 1 le played un- usually well in the games with Blue Mountain and Delta State. Page Fifty-tlrei AGGIE ELEVEN Aggies, 13; M. U. S., To start the season off the Aggies de- feated the Memphis University School in a very exciting game. As it was the first game of the year for both teams, the play- ing was rather ragged to begin with. As the game progressed, the playing improved and both teams showed up well The first half enLki with the score 0-0. In the sec- ond half the Aggies came back in a fighting mood and pushed over two touchdowns to win 13-0. As Sye Graves made both of the scores, he was the outstanding man of the day. Aggies, 24; Caruthersville, The strong Caruthersville Junior Col- lege team came down from .Missouri very confident of a victory from Senatobia. The Aggie boys knew that their opponents would have to be shown as they were from Mis- souri, and went into the game to show them. From the first play on. the Aggies were masters of the situation and had little trou- ble in putting over counters. When the game ended, the Senatobia boys had very plainly shown the boys from Missouri who was who. as the score was 24-0 in favor of the Aggies. Aggies, 0; Southwestern, 6 The Aggies suffered their first defeat by the hands of the Southwestern Bobcats from Memphis. The game was close and full of thrills from start to finish. At first it seemed as if the game would end in a scoreless tie. but the Bobcats managed to slip over a touchdown in the last period to win by the score of 6-0. This game showed what the Aggies were made of. The Bobcats had every advantage in the world in their favor, but the fighting spirit of the Aggies turned them back. Aggies, 0;T. M. I., 13 The first trip of the season ended rather disastrously for the Aggies. In a hard fought, well-played game the Cadets from Tupelo won from the Aggie boys by the small score of 13-0. White, the big Tupelo fullback, was hard to stop and ripped off yard after yard. Captain King of the Ag- gies played his usual steady game and was a threat throughout the contest. The Tu- pelo touchdowns were more or less luckily made and the two teams were evenly matched. Page Fifty-four THE SQUAD Aggies, 6; Helena, 1 3 In an slow drizzling rain the boys from Helena, Arkansas, defeated the .Aggies by the score of 13-6. The Aggies were still sore and stiff from the game with Tupelo, and did not play the football that they were capable of playing. In the first three minutes of play Senatobia marched over the Helena boys for a touchdown, but from then on the game was in favor of Helena. This was a hard game to lose. Aggies, 0; Moorhead, 7 Moorhead came up to Senatobia on Homecoming Day very confident of an easy victory. During the first three quarters both teams swayed back and forth, up and down the field, neither team being able to gain much ground. The Aggie boys were putting out all that they had and were in a fighting mood. I he usual lucky break came in the last quarter and Moorhead re- covered a fumble that resulted in the win- ning touchdown. These lucky breaks were coming entirely too often to suit the Aggies as they were always in favor of the oppos- ing teams. This was a good game and a hard one to lose. Aggies, 0; Delta State 39 The Aggie boys covered themselves with glory when they played Delta State Teach- ers ' College at Cleveland. The score dot " not indicate the closeness of the game. Delta State made all her touchdowns but one on long forward passes. Senatobia did more with the Delta State team than any other team this year, making more first downs than Delta State. Delta State had two tackles that had not been moved this year, but the Aggie ends had them out almost ivery play. Delta State had our boys out- classed, but they were more than surprised at the opposition they gave them. Aggies, Blue Mountain, 19 Last year on I lomecoming Day. the Ag- gie boys upset the crowd by beating Mis- sissippi Heights Academy of Blue Mountain, Mississippi. This year the M. 11. A. boys got their revenge by defeating the Sena- tobia Aggies by the score of 19-0. The fielc was wet and there was some talk of a bac deal. These things happen in sports of ah kinds, and cannot be helped. We sympa- thize with the boys going to M. H. A. 1 his was a loss in more than one respect. " Skeeter " Manus suffered a broken foot, and was lost to the team for the rest of the season. He was greatly missed Page Fifty-five J The Junior College basketball team began its season with seven straight vic- tories and no defeats. However, the next seven were lost. It seemed as if all of our teams had splendid beginnings, but very disastrous endings as far as winning games was concerned. The team was a good one and was well supported through- out the season. Cecil Burford was captain and George Brown was alternate cap- tain. The starting line-up at the first of the season was Ruby and Brown at for- ward. Smith at center, King and Burford at guard. Sye Graves and Hoyte John- son also played at guard and forward respectively. The others that made up the squad were Collins, Poe, Palmertree, Fowinkle, and Slaughter. The results were ar. , ' ollows: Junior College Junior College 15 Junior College 27 Junior College 21 Junior College 21 Junior College 14 Junior College 17 6; Bank of Commerce 2(1 First National Bank 1 First National Bank 2 Eudora 24 Moorhead I " Moorhead 9 Southwestern Bobcats 3 L ' unior College 22; Southwestern Bobcats It unior College 21: Caruthersville 5LJ unior College 26; Moorhead 27 unior College 25; Moorhead 27 unior College 4; Wesson 32 unior College 21: Wesson 35 unior College V. Raymond 50 Page Fifty-six High School Basketball Our high school team made a splendid showing this year. Out of thirte en games played our boys lost only two. The first game was lost to Tallahatchie and the second in the District Tourna- ment when they were defeated by the Oakland Aggies. Both of these games were close and did not take any of the glory from die many victories. James Brown was captain and Carva Dick- son was alternate captain. These two men played a fine brand of basketball in every game. The starting line-up for the High School was Brown and Raleigh at forward, Sorrells at center, and Dickson and Ferguson at guard. Douglas Lauderdale played in a good many games. The rest of the squad was made up of Wal- lace, Weathers, Sims, Alclver, Wilborn and Ray. Page Fifty-seven a - .JfK V ' The prospects for a baseball team are very bright this year. For the last week the team has been working out and the men are all showing up well. Several of last year ' s men are back and the team will be built up around these men. The men going out for infield are: Graves, Manus, Sorrells, King, Sims, Weathers, G. Brown, Dickson, Lewers, Ray and Ruby. The outfielders are Tidwell, Wallace, J. Brown, Ferguson and Wilborn. Burford and Fowinkle will do the catching. The pitching staff is composed of Gates, Dickson, Fauderdale, and Poe. Coach Gully has ar- ranged four games with Moorhead, four with Goodman, and two with Wesson. We are looking forward to a very successful season. Page Fifty-eight CLUB — i Ruby Kino Gates Manus Ferguson Weathers Lauderdale Slaughter Chambers Dickson G. Brown FOW INKLE ■ J. Brown Raleigh Lambert Sorrels Smith Johnson Lewers Burford POE Cox Ray I] Sims 192 ) 4-6..TI. Page Fifty-nine Girls ' Athletic Association Alice Pearce President Joe Saunders Vice-President I lene Crockett . . . . Secretary and Treasurer The Girls ' Athletic Association of Tate-Quitman School was organized in the winter of 1929 by the girls for the purpose of furthering girls ' athletics. The first season offered basketball, with nearly every girl re- siding at the school, going out for practice. Volley ball and tennis are the sports in which the girls will next participate. This will be the first year that volley ball has been offered, and considering the material, we should have a splendid team. A great deal of enthusiasm is shown as the tennis nets are stretched, for it is another event in which the societies contesi for championship. As yet the cup has not been awarded. Page Sixty The High School and Junior College Basketball game brought to a close the first season of basketball for the Tate-Quitman Junior College girls. Although very few games were played, the girls displayed much enthusiasm and interest in practicing among themselves. The manager for the Junior College basketball team, Sara Lee Morris, was very capable. The season could not have been suc- cessful without such an able captain as Joe Saunders. In fact the entire squad did all that was possible to help. Last but not least the very efficient coach, M ' rs. Gully, did all that she could to produce a winning team. Although the team lost their most important game with Goodman, the score was very close, being 10 to 13. This team was composed of: Forwards: Lenore Shaw and Alice Pearce. Centers: Floy Smith and Sara Fee Morris. Guards: Joe Saunders anil Feona Smith Substitutes: Thelma Crockett, Annie Muriel Chambers Pattye Puryear. Ilene Crockett, Martha Fouise Tubbs, and Annie Faurie Chamblin. Page Sixty-one High School Basketball The girls of this season ' s High School Basketball team have taken their basketball seriously and have practiced faithfully. This is partly due to the manager, Elizabeth Sullivant, and the captain, Wilma Wallace. The High School ' s first game was the one in which they beat Ark abutla 30 to 17. In the next two games they were defeated first by Mt. Olivet and then by Independence. These games, however, made the girls fight more than ever, tor they defeated Coldwater and Senatobia High School by a large score. Much credit is given to the coach, Mrs. Guhv Just before the Junior College game with Goodman, the two teams combined to make one strong team. The last game that the High School team played was the Society game in which the Junior College won, 16 to 9. The players were: Forwards: Wilma Wallace and Elizabeth Sullivant. Centers: Audrey Tate and Mary Moore Love. Guards: Lillian Brewer and Lugenia Chambers. Substitutes: Floy Kopf, Dorothv Canon, Lamora Carring- ton and Sara little. Page Sixty-two ACTIVITIES The primary objectives of all the activities are to work for the good of our school and to make our life more varied, more inter- esting, and better. The spirit that actuates the members of these organizations is that spirit that bids one do a little more than just what is required of him. Happy hours, entertain- ments, songs, and " pep rallies " are the specific continuation of this Work at the Aggie. Page Sixty-thret _ _ . t __ ' ■■ L ' tew Thumb Tack Literary Society Mack Slaughter President Gladys Graves Vice-President Pattye Puryear . .... Secretary-Treasurer Our name? What does it mean? It means that we will stick through thick and thin. We organized at the first of this year for the purpose of helping our school in any way possible. This organization could not have been such a success had we not had Mack Slaughter as our most able president. He is a typical " Thumb Tack. " When any work was to be done " Trick " was always ready to do his share, and in many instances, that of his neighbor. Yet, with an able president, and whatever else a society must have to become a success. our club would have gone down, had it not been for each and every member. We have no slackers, nor do we have any shirkers. They are all backers and workers. For what could we have done without someone to carry out the plans of the program committee? The thing that we have most stressed for the last few months is " Win that battle. " We have won many battles over the High School Society, and we are ready to win more. In the College-Hi School football game, we came out victorious. The girls won a hard fought battle for the points given for the College-High School girls ' basketball game. The long and hot debate was another sample of our plucky, well-earned fights. However, we come out on top. The only contest that we have lost to the High Hatters was that of spell- ing. This, we hope to be the only one. Page Sixty-four High Hatters Society Lillian Brewer Dorothy Canon Junior Gates President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer The High Hatters Literary Society was organized to promote the interest of students in Literary Activities. This society seeks to open avenues, among the boys and girls, for originality, com- petition, and fun. By competing in both literary and athletic events, this society has held the interest of the entire school. A number of times it has clashed successfully with the Thumb Tack Society. Especially in the spelling match and football game did the members put up a hard fight, winning the spelling match. In passing on may our followers not only " Keep the heights, but keep climbing. " This society has been ably sponsored by Mr. and .Mrs. Gullv and Miss Conger. Page Sixty-five - «w niMp- frm Beethoven Mosic Club Wilma Wallace George Brown Lillian Brewer Mack Wallace Mrs. P. W. Berry President . Vice-President . Secretary Treasurer Sponsor Members Al ice Booth Herma Lee Cross Alice Mae Conger Juanita Griffin Laurie C. Hartness Olivia Hood Isabel Jones Lii.lie Clare Stevens Martha Louise Tubbs Eloise Wait In general, the Music Club, piano and voice, aims to inspire in the students of our school a love for good music and an appreciation of it, and to give some knowledge of the lives and works of the world ' s great composers. Page Sixty-six Motto: " A l ' oeuvre on connait l ' ouvrier. ' Nell Whalen Vergil Palmertree Florinl. Johnson Mrs. Gully President Shaw, . Lenore Smith, Dorris Stevens, Berenice Tubbs, Martha Louise Wait ace. Wilma Whalen. Nell Whalen. Orelia Brown, Rose Byers, Hazel Chamblin, Annie Laurie Crockettt, Ilene Crockett. T helm a Johnson, Florine Sponsor Vice-President Reporter Morris, Sara Lee Palmertree, Vergil Pearce, Ai ice puryear, pattye Page Sixty-seven %g? $ ; v- ' | g? - - Rose Brown Dorothy Canon Annie Muriel Chambers Wilma Wallace .... President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer On September 19, 1928, the above officers were chosen to carry on the work of t he Cirl Reserves Club. The students fell in line and loyally supported the leaders. With the influence and help of our efficient adviser, Miss Hartness, the club could do nothing but excel. The conferences, both district and state, were attended by the officers who brought back an inspiration to the entire club. The girls have striven to follow the code by being true Christian girls. They have made real the purpose of the G. R. Club — to seek and find the best, to be gracious in manner, earnest in pur- pose, eager for knowledge, impartial in judgment, and reverent to God. The symbol of the Girl Reserves is the triangle of blue. Oh, how we love thee, triangle of blue Where girls may meet in bonds of friendship true; Body, mind, and spirit, honor and revere it; Now loudly cheer it — triangle of blue. Page Sixty-eight Mack Slaughter Mack Wallace Silas Graves Wade Kellum Mr. Cavett President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Reporter Adviser The Hi-Y Club is based on three principles: the purpose, the platform, and the slogan. The purpose is " to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian character. " The platform is " clean speech, clean sport, and clean living. " The " Three C ' s, " which result in three C ' s: " contagious Christian character. " The slogan is " Service. " The activities of the club are based on a plan of unselfish service to our homes, our school, our church, and our community. In our meetings we devote most of our time to Bible study in the form of a frank and fearless discussion by the entire club of some actual every-day life problems of high school and college boys. Our competent of ficers arrange our weekly meetings which are attended by everyone. Page Sixty-nine Josephine Saunders Gladys Graves Ilene Crockett Muriel Chambers President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Olivia Hood ' Reporter Recipe Song Take a brimming cup of cheerful service And a dash of healthy fun, Add the fruits of helpful labor With the spice of mischief, one by one. Sift a little salt of the earth On a heaping measure of mirth, And form in molds of ideals high To make yourself a loyal Home Economics Girl. Page Seventy George Brown Mack Wallace Jimmie King . . . . jMiss Conger 1 President Vice-President Secretary- 7 reasurer Sponsor Beulah Alexander Barnwei i. Barnett Lillian Brewer George Brown Jimmie King Hugh Lewers Clarence McIver Alice Pearce Members Marie Billingsley Cecil Bur ford Harold Eason Brewer Golden- Dorothy Rosebrough Garfield McClure Mrs. Eunice Stili Eenore Shaw S. T. Gordon Olivia Hood .Minnie Jacoby Vashti King Josephine Saunders Mack Wallace Dorothy Williams James Wilborn The Commercial Club was organized the last semester by the students of the commercial class under the direction of Miss Alice Mae Conger. The pur- pose of this club is to bring into closer relationship those who have com- mon interest in commercial work, and to promote an interest in it both at school and in the business world. Page Seventy-one Raymond Waldrop James Brown Eugene Davis Mr. Gully . President . Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Sponsor The Dairying Club, a new organization in the Agricultural Department this year, is directed by Mr. G. E. Gully. The members of this club are those taking the special course in Dairy Production. These mem- bers are studying the practical things that confront the dairymen of today. Page Seventy-two Agriculture Club Jesse Manus President Curtis Sorrells Vice-President Carva Dickson . . . Secretary and Treasurer Mr. Deen Sponsor The Agriculture Club was organized for the purpose of promoting practical modern agri- culture, better living, and better homes. In order to promote better living and better farm- ing, the boys, through the extension department, go out to the farmer ' s home, teach and show him how to prune and spray fruit trees, terrace land, vaccinate cattle and swine, dehorn cattle and the proper methods of feeding and caring for live stock. They also build screen doors and screen windows. The club is ready at all times to render service to the farmers of the county. In order that the club may function properly, each boy is required to supplement his work with farm bulletins, laboratory exercise, field trips and farm papers . Each boy must carry a farm project to completion with three or more views in mind: first, financial re- turns; second, educational value; and third, managerial ability to be developed. The school maintains a farm of eighty-five acres of land including pasture and campus A herd of Jersey cattle, a herd of Poland China and Spotted Poland China hogs, three pairs f mules, poultry and modern farm machinery . On this farm the club boys do their prac- tical work, and experiments with gardening, orcharding, growing cotton, corn, hogs and potatoes. Fertilizer experiments are carried out also, for the benefit of the club and farmers in the county. Page Seventy-three AGRICULTURAL SCENES Pagf Seventy-four E M caarwS — Page Seventy-five : ' • BARBARA HOOD CLIF HOOD Page Seventy-six Signs of the End of the World When Miss Buchanan does a selfish deed. When a visitor tells a new joke in chapel. When Elizabeth and Audrie cease to grumble. When Mr. Berry does everything that Mrs. Berry tells him to do. When Robert Embrey has time to study a lesson. When Mr. Deen gets married. When Mrs. Cavett forgets her trip to Europe. When Miss Hartness steps down oft her dignity. When we can measure Alice Booth ' s smile. When Junior ami Ilerma Lee yell at a basketball game. When " Santa Claus " (Barnwell) grows tired of teasing. When Rose gets enough soup. When Eugenia and Pattie stop giggling. When Sye doesn ' t blush. When Miss Conger fails to see everything. When Douglas gets to school on time. When the girls stop popping their gum. When Mr. Gully ' s football team is always victorious. When Olivia gets serious. When Annie Muriel ceases to get presents. When Ocie grows tall. When Mr. Cavett grows up. When the teachers quit giving exams. When Jo and Cecil get married. When Eddie quits loving the girls. When Jack Saunders is as popular as he thinks he is. When Mrs. Gully gets cross. Rose Brown, ' 29 Page Seventy-set en o ? s Who Most popular boy ..Cecil Burford jMost popular girl .—Josephine Saunders Handsomest boy ... Carva Dickson Prettiest girl . _ Lillian Brewer Most intellectual Sydney Ruby Most studious A. B. Tidwell Most bashful Max Billingsley Most dependable Rose Brown Best athlete ( boy) Sye Graves Peppiest girl ... Josephine Saunders Peppiest boy Cecil Ray Best athlete (girl) Josephine Saunders Most argumentative Sydney Ruby Most pleasure loving _ Pattie Chambers Vanity Fair (best dressed) Berenice Stevens Beau Brummel (best dressed).,. —Robert Fowinkle Biggest time killer Robert Embry Biggest flirt Ruth Hobson Most apt to succeed Joe Weathers Most business like James Wilborn Quickest to make excuses... Douglas Lauderdale Best all around girl . Wilma Wallace Best all around boy ...Jimmie King Most polite boy Travis Smith Biggest complainer Junior Gates Page Seve u ty-eig h t Krw : arw - ' First Row — Sydney Ruby, Jimmie King. Cecil Burford, Josephine Saunders Second Row — Wilma Wallace, Rose Brown, A. B. Tidwell. Third Row — Berenice Stevens, James Wilborn. Lillian Brewer. Fourth Row — Travis Smith, Sye Graves, Cecil Ray. Robelt Fowinkle. Page Seventy-nine Among My Souvenirs " Light winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of breechen green, and shadows numberless. Singest of summer in full throated ease. " MOONLIGHT night, a college campus, two shady forms, and then a voice, indistinct, but full of pleading. The moon grows brighter and we behold a man who, altogether strong and handsome, reminds us of " Darling, I Am Growing Old. " The voice becomes very distinct, " It goes like this " " I wanna be loved by you. " " How about it, honey? ' ' " Anything you say, dear. " " I can ' t give you anything but love, baby. " And as " It happens once in a lifetime " " Then came the dawn too soon " and we fear our " Beloved " Professor Deen shall always be " Waiting for ships that never come in. " Miss Conger, who at times reminds us of a " High Hat " debutante, says: " If I could be ' King for a day ' ' I ' d keep on dreaming of you. ' But as I have ' Just one sweetheart ' ' I ' m one step (nearer) to heaven ' and ' I am having a fine time, thank you ' . " Olivia Hood says, " Life is ever one sweet song " for " Yesterday " we motored out " About ten miles from town " " Where the shy little violets grow " and happened to a puncture — shall we say accidentally on purpose — and we " Won ' t be home until morning. " Mr Berry ' s " Weakness Now " is " Whoopee. " Ruth and Mack are in the study hall. The latter is heard saying: ' I wanna be loved by you. " Now tell me " Is there anything wrong in that? " " You see, " answers Ruth, " You have built a " Dream House " where " Old man Sunshine " makes a " Funny Face " all day. " Yes, and you are a ' Fascinating Vamp. ' When we go drifting down ' Dream River ' you probably will leave me ' Heart-broken and Lonely. ' ' If you don ' t love me ' ' I shall never forget. ' . " " But you were ' Angry ' ' Yesterday. ' You know ' Blue Eyed Sally ' loves ' You Too. " " I loved you then as I love you now. " " Sometime " I ' m going to take you " Way out on the Mountain " where we can be " Alone. " You are the " Girl of my dreams. " " Little Darling " " Pal of mine, " " There ' s a rainbow around my shoulder " so give me " Another kiss " before we say " Goodnight. " Page Eighty Mr. Cavett on Mrs. Cavett ' s going away: " Angela Mia " " I ' m forever blow- ing bubbles " about " My Ohio Nome " and I ' m " So Tired " of " My bungalow of dreams " thai I decided to " Get out and get under the moon " and there I heard " Beautiful " singing to " Sonny Boy " about " Lonely Little Bluebird. " I thought " Ain ' t she sweet " " At peace with the world " " Whispering " " One more night " " Without you sweetheart " will be like " Rain. " Say " Do you know a very modern Lochinvar " who is absolutely the " Last Word " and knows how to explode the ' ego ' s ' " Wade declares " If you can ' t love me " " I ' m a reformer " — be careful, girls. Adieu! Adieu! thy plaintive anthem fades. Was it a vision, or a waking dream Fled in that music? Do I wake or sleep? Dorothy Williams, 29. Page Eigbty-one Freshman ' s Letter Home Dear Mama: Here I sit on a cracker box penciling at you. I ' d have written sooner, hut I can ' t write very well standing up. The day I got here Jabot met me at the train with a truck and took me to the boys ' dormitory. I told ' em I ' d like to join their eating club, ' cause I hadn ' t had anything to eat since I left home, but they only laughed and said nothing, so I got mad and went over to the girls ' dormitory, where I was asked to join. When I got there the girls said they had been waiting for me anci I guess I was the guest of honor, because! the very first night I got over to Mr. Berry ' s office. Any how I hadn ' t been over to the girls ' dormitory long before a lady came out of a room and wanted to know what I was doing over there. The girls told me later that her name was Miss Heartless. At her first glance at me I ran so quickly that I bumped several steps on my way down. The next night the " Suffermores " invited me to their kangaroo court. I ac- cepted because I was told that invitations from the " Suffermores " was always accepted. I didn ' t enjoy the meeting. They made me do most of the entertaining, but I won ' t go into detail of the meeting because really they aren ' t very impor- tant. The next night they had a weenie roast to keep me and my classmates from getting lonesome and homesick, I suppose. Perhaps to keep me and my classmates long enough to appreciate weenie roasts, and anyway, they always make new ar- rivals be " lions of the hour " to give them a good opinion, of the place. The first night I was here the " Suffermores " yelled " Lights out, Fresh " ; and I tried for five minutes to blow mine out, but it was on the inside of a little bottle and it wouldn ' t go out; so 1 put mine in my dresser drawer and shut it up in there for the night. The next night I got the advice of the " Suffermores " who turned a little thing that clicked. Some of them are awfully smart. Ma, do you know what a faculty is? I heard lots about it but could not find it for a while. The fellows up here grin when I ask what it is. I looked it up in the dictionary and found it meant " power to do things. " Do you think it refers to the " Suffermores " or some REAL class? When I got here the " Suffermores " told me I had to buy a bath ticket which cost $1.50 before I could take a bath. 1 never had $1,50 so I was not going to take a bath, but about a month later I found out those " Suffermores " were joking with me, so I took a bath. We have a big school with a large population and they have just finished a big inside basketball field. Well, I must close. It ' s nine o ' clock and you know what Pa told me about bed time. I wish you were here to tuck me in and kiss me good night. With love, YOUR SON. P. S. — I ' ll need a little more money than I thought, for I had to buy a chapel seat. It did not cost much for I got it from a senior who hasn ' t any need for it any longer. P. S. again — Be sure to take care of my pigs and my little calf. By Lillian Brewer. Page Eigbty-tivo FAMILIAR AGGIE SCENES Page Eighty-three Acknowledgments :VER yet has an organization been known to exist that is self-sus- taining, and in this respect The Sycamore does not differ from the rest. In the task of preparing this book the staff has been greatly aided by those we name below and to them we give our most whole- hearted appreciation for their efforts. oo-o -o-oo The Superintendent for the material assistance and the helpful advice he has given us. Miss Buchanan for the long and unpleasant hours she has spent reading and censoring the book. Miss Conger tor her untiring patience and tedi- ous hours spent in typing the manuscript. Mr. M. H. Thompson for the historical data with which he supplied us. The Bluff City Engraving Company and The Davis Printing Company of Memphis, Tennessee, for their consistent effort and constant guidance in the production of a " Book Beautiful. " Mr. W. A. Smith for the many hours he has unselfishly given in photographing the subjects that have added interest and beauty to our pages. Then the numerous students who have given us hours of their precious time. Page Eighty-four j. ljl 3- +c j«rt4 rt Pag£ Eigbty-five Best of Success Laundry Everything " Nothing Succeeds Like Success " ROSEBOROUGH ' S Toggery and Shoes ladies Gents Our representative collects laundry in Senatobia on Tuesday and delivers Friday Memphis. Tennessee Compliments of E. E. Moore Mercantile Co. Hernando Grain R. C. Smith, the Hardware Co., Inc. Man T. II. McCants Grocery Co. Phones 3-0021, 3-4484 C. S. Baker, Agent Standard Oil M jmphis Tennessee Curtis Sorrells — " You wouldn ' t ever think this was a second-hand Chevrolet. " M. C. Campbell — " I thought you built it yourself. " Fair Young Real Estate Agent — " Could I interest you in Senatobia? " Wade Kellum — - " You could interest me anywhere. " TATE-QUITMAN AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL AND JUNIOR SENATOBIA, MISSISSIPPI Two years High School and two years College Well Equipped Faculty Reasonable Rates Special advantages offered to girls and boys who really desire an education For further information, write P. W. BERRY, Superintendent Page Eighty-six Compliments of YORK ARMS CO. Headquarters for Sportiiig Goods Memphis, Tennessee I Andrew (holding a pig by the feet so that his teeth could be pulled) — Yes, sir, ' Fesser, 1 can hold im by de feets. Mr. Deen — Andrew, 1 have tried these ten years to teach you not to say feets. Andrew — Dat ' s right, 1 knows now. 1 ought to say foots. Jimmie King — There ' s a certain question I ' ve wanted to ask you for weeks. Alice — Well, get a move on; I ' ve had the answer waiting for months. M. O. Gann Construction Company Senatobia, Mississippi Builders of pretty homes, schools and ;hurches. Dealers in Carey Roofing and other Building Supplies Mabry ' s Barber Shop Welcome Aggie Students ' Our services are always the best " Senatobia, Mississippi Compliments of William Yaffe Read y-to-W ear, Dry Goods, Shoes, Millinery Senatobia Mississippi Compliments of Larkin H. Jones Peabody Sport Shop equipment for Indoors and Out Memphis, Tenn. Page Eighty-seven Slectric c 9o r wer c -and- Service MISSISSIPPI POWER 8C LIGHT CO, " Helping Build Mississippi " A Friend — " Mr. Ray, how is Cecil getting along at school? " Mr. Ray — " Just fine, thank you. 1 just had a letter from him today and he tells me that he has been elected shearleader. " Aunt Lizzie — - " Why is this milk so weak! Si Graves — - " It rained on the cows. " Meet your friends at the Rexall Store. Everything to drink at the fountain. Exclusive agents for Fortune ' s All Cream Ice Cream. Whitman ' s and I lollingsworth ' s Candies. The largest line of school supplies and stationery i The Rexall Store Phone 100 i S Shop at Sam C. Stevens Co. The latest in Shoes, Millinery, Dresses, Gents ' Furnishings It ' s New, We Have It All Kinds of Building Material and Paint. Hardware and Furniture W. T. Bailey Lumber Company Senatobia Mississippi Page Eighty-eight Quality Above All HERFF-JONES COMPANY Designers and Manufacturers of School and College Jewelry Official Jewelers to Tate-Quitman Agricultural High School INDIANAPOLIS. INDIANA Tri-State Cleaners Perkins Hardware Co« Garments Protected Against Fire and Theft Phone No. 543-545 East Trigg Avenue Phone 3-1216 Memphis. Tenn. Senatobia, Mississippi Plorene — I ' m to be married next week and I ' m terribly nervous. Pattye — I suppose there ' s always a chance of the man getting away up to the last minute. Skeeter — " Do you see that danger sign over yonder? " James Brown — " Oh! that girl with the red hair is Berenice Stevens. " Compliments of We Strive to Please Senatobia Messissippi C. C. Hay Dry Goods Dealers in Ladies Ready-to-Wear, Men ' s and Boys ' Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shoes. Como, Mississippi Wilborn Feed 8C Coal We buy and sell Company every day, therefore new goods We Sell Feed and Coal and new prices. We Buy Seed and Peas Phone No. 61 Senatobia JMilarn 8£ Sons Page Eighty-nine Compliments of STEWART GJVTNN Cotton Factors and Wholesale Grocers 39-91 South Front Street Memphis, Tenn. Ask your Grocery Dealer for kiahome and Twinida Flour and Ganymede Coffee Mr. Cavett — What figure of speech is, " Love my teacher? " Nell Whalen — Sarcasm. Cecil Burford — " Mr. Bern ' , I want to drop college algebra. " Mr. Berry — - " Cecil, I always heard that you had to take up a subject before you could drop it. " Scott ' s Drug Store Your Druggist is your best friend. He is always at your service, work- ing for your interest day and night. When in need of anything, call 94, and you will receive the best of service and merchandise. Your friend, SCOTT ' S DRUG STORE. ! Mascari Brothers 313 S. Wagner Street Memphis Tennessee Compliments of Sanford, Phillips Saunders General Merchants and Cotton Buyers Como, Mississippi Page Nineiy C O M P L I M E N T S of THE ALU I ASSOCIATION Frank Barnett Jack Cannon Bruce Carter Milton Carter Veazey Chapman Jack Craig Joe Crockett Lyda Dandridge Grace Cannon Davis Nat Davis Doris Clayton Pearl Everson Clayton Velma Dickerson Velma Edwards Leland Herring C. L. Lambert Elizabeth Hancock Conie Love N. H. McCullough Herbert Moore Mildred Moore Louise Saunders Leo Scott J. D. Smith Marie Smith Clifford Tate Corinne Applewhite Warren Billie Walker Brooks Wallace James Wallace Lorine Wallace Gene Warren Shade Wooten Page Ninety-one Compliments of The Jaculty Mr. Berry — " Now, Merle, you see analytical geometry is not hard except in spots. " Merle — - " Yes, but Mr. Berry, you see it ' s all spotted. " Miss Conger — " Ennis, what did you have for supper? " Ennis — - " Poke and grits. I poke out my lips and grit my teeth. " Compliments The Callicott Insurance Agency General Insurance Senatobia Mississippi Compliments of Tate County Democrat Good Printing Senatobia, Mississippi Page Ninety-two Page Ninety-three

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