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a THE ORIOLE Livingston Sheppard wills his tall, commanding figure and the honor of being President of the Literary Society to Wood- son Cummings. Naomi Cannaday wills her curls to Louise Kirkner. Foy McGuire wills his right to eat in class to Mary Burnette. Louise Dudley wills her never failing smile to Marie Hardy. Billy Cheves wills his “tallness” and the right to go after the Christmas tree to Carl Bunts. Beatrice Webb wills her thoughtful disposition to Myrtle Myers. Joe Bones wills his many girls to Otis Spraker, and, also, his reputation as a “shiek.” Pauline Bopp wills her position as Manager of Basketball to Ethel Lewey. Alonzo Carper wills his job of ringing the period bell to Edgar Carrico. Sylvia Byrd wills her red sweater and historic nature to Eliza- beth Conner. Alton Duncan wills his hair to Roby Sutherland and his position as quarterback on the Football Team to Nelson Cooley. Thelma Richardson wills her white sweater and monogram to Dorothy Spence. Maxine Umberger wills her jolly disposition to Mabel Coal- son. Marvin Harden wills his musical ability to James Cummings and the right to be late to chapel occasionally to Lenis Hart. Bernice Dewese wills her good report to Selma Quesenberry. Howard Gilmer wills his Latin Class to Miss Birdsong. Fifth: To the faculty we will the following: To Professor Brugh, our deepest appreciation for the lectures made before the Senior Class during the year, and for the in- terest which he has shown in each one of us, and also, a football team which will- — some day — beat Roanoke. To Miss Thomas, our love and respect, and the right to feel that everyone of us is indebted to her for many favors and kind- nesses and the never lacking interest she has taken in us during our four years of high school. We also will to her a mansion on “Top of Peak Knob.” To Mr. Eckman, a French class that will never, never use present participles, “regardless,” and a Chemistry class that will hand in irregulary all regularly assigned note books and problems. We also will to him our many thanks for the numerous things he has done for us. To Miss Finks, all our “ain’ts” and incorrect English, which
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THE ORIOLE 2 LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT w E, the Senior Class of nineteen hundred and twenty-four, F| 1 being of sound mind, and of a disposing disposition, V J realizing the uncertainty of the future, do hereby make this, our last will and testament, in order, as justly as may be, to divide among our successors all our property, real, personal, and mixed. First: Having no worldly goods to give away, we make no mention thereof, in this, our will, but dispose of our rights, experiences, and privileges, which have hitherto been ours as Seniors, and nothing more whatsoever. Second: We do hereby will to the Junior Class our “Digni- fied Seniority,” along with our so called “privileges” and the right to be called down at any time for anything by any member of the “Grade Faculty”; also the right to sing with loud voices the High School songs, give the High School yells, and other- wise conduct themselves in a ridiculous manner, together with the exclusive right to browbeat the High School Faculty. Third: To the remainder of the High School we will that long lost law, “Freedom of Speech,” and the right to become Seniors, according to the rules and regulations of Mr. Thomas Jackson of the Department of Interior Decorating. Fourth: Alyne Hurd wills her right to love a boy to Audrey Sasher— only let it be “Moore.” She also wills the director- ship of the “Glee Club” to Tom Jordan. William Allison wills his athletic build to Lena Gray. Margaret Dalton wills her red beads to Rhoda Neal Sheppard and her “uke” to Louise Strauss. Albert Kirkner wills his “Chicago Professional Training’-’ to Theodore Hall. Isabel Miller wills her beauty sleep to Daisy Lou Matheney. John Cox wills his laugh and comic deportment to Virginia Roberts. Martha Derrick wills her editorship of the Annual to Anna Smith and the honor of being President of the class to Frank Jackson. Jeanette Ray wills her long hair to Virginia Synder. Has well Sizer wills his artistic ability to Louise Hurst. Allene Miller wills her height and “bangs” to Mildred Carson. Conway Smith wills his deportment grade to Robert Runion. ola Wohlford wills her right to be late at least three times a week to Margaret Brewer.
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THE ORIOLE are to be destroyed at once. Also our gratitude for her most helpful aid during our high school career. To Miss Birdsong, the exclusive right to translate this, our will, into Latin and a study period in which only the deaf and dumb are allowed. To Miss Hughes, a muffler for her fast, commanding voice, to prohibit her from saying more than five hundred words every ten seconds. Sixth: To all we leave behind us, we will the joys of school life, without its sorrows; the pleasant and helpful associations we have had with faculty and students; the capacity to form lasting friendships, the one with the other; and a full share in the tender memories which will always gather as we think of Pulaski High School — to have and to hold unto them and their successors forever. In witness whereof, we sign and seal this solemn last will and testament in the presence of our faculty, fellow students, friends and relatives, this Commencement Day, the twenty- second of May, nineteen hundred and twenty-four. Howard Gilmer, Jr., ’24.
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