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THE ORIOLE • Page 39 Mary Crowder has spent over $1,000 hunting for the bus line that has round trips to California for $58. Thelma Cole is now widely known as a biologist. Ethel Dixon has a “paint” shop all her own— I don’t mean house paint. When last heard of Daisy Douthat was preparing to join the school teaching profession. Agnes Groseclose and Hazel Reese are confirmed old maids, and are living in peace and quiet at Ivanhoe. Mildred Hall has at last been given permission to build a house on the V. P. I. campus. Alice Harding is now a perfect example of a “slip of a girl.” Irene Harman is now official announcer at station G-A-S. Elsie Kingrea is the eighth wonder of the world — she hasn’t giggled for two days. Gladys Lindsay has at last succeeded in teaching “B” Kinzer to “dance.” Kathleen Lindsay is writing articles on life at prep schools. Ethel Lyons has risen to the heights with the aid of yeast. Annie Powell is still trying to find someone who can help her with her bookkeeping. Frieda Quesenberry is now with Herman O’Dell as house- keeper. Anne Rhodes is now presiding at a B. Y. P. U. conference at Richmond. Marie Richardson now uses Overland Sedans exclusively. Colleen Seagle has just completed her portrait of the president. Sarah Spence is now located with the Horned Rimmed Spec- tacle Co. in this city. Zella Thompson is hard to find now — her Chrysler came back. Lucille Umberger is now boss of a “Lonesome” Doctor’s Hospital. Mabel Whitaker has at last succeeded in getting the position of typewriting instructor at P. H. S. Evelyn Worley started on a long trip to New York and abroad, but she was late without an excuse and missed her train. Wesley Johnson ’28.
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Page 38 • THE ORIOLE SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY X HAVE looked through all varieties of glasses and have failed to see into the future. I have become entranced without becoming intoxicated with the beauty of the future — but as you look upon this work of mine judge for yourself as to its authenticity. I do not know how soon all this will happen but the following would be my idea of what each member of my class would do — if one may judge by daily actions. I look into this glass (looking glass) and lo! I see — John Henry Calfee has purchased a new pool table for his and Mr. Shufflebarger’s use. Bud Crockett is a second Diogenese; the only difference is that Bud is hunting almanacs. Tom Douthat has at last found a clock that will awaken him in time to be on time. The new chewing-gum factory in our city is owned by Orville Emmart and Bill Stull. Bob Jameson has just finished work on the new Rock Road House swimming pool. Herman O’Dell has invented a machine to increase one’s height for his and Caroline Knapp’s use. Bascom Owen seems to be very interested in “things” about Wumo. George Snider has gone to Turkey where he can have as many wives as he wants without breaking anyone’s heart. Ralph Stambaugh has half interest in a prominent furniture company of our town. If Willie Stull keeps staying around the hospital, we’ll have a good doctor before long. Hilda Bones is still trying to find the 1,000 piece orchestra that she once heard over the radio. Mutt Bopp recently went to Pennsylvania to see about a new “Dodge roadster.” “Owen” to certain recent happenings, Prances Boothe has returned to the country. Ima Bunts is now business instructor in our high school.
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Page 40 THE ORI O L E LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT W e the Senior Class of 1928 of the Pulaski High School, of the City of Pulaski and State of Virginia, being of strong mind and body and well proportioned character, do with tears in our hearts and pain in our eyes leave to our friends as follows: 1. To the people of our city and county, our heartiest thanks for the so liberal education which they have afforded us. 2. To the Seniors of ’29 we wish the greatest success possible — for them. We also will them our “Sack Cloth’’ bulletin board along with the “bald headed row” in chapel — our dignity too. 3. “Rink” Calfee wills his right to be big and strong to “Moses” Dalton. 4. Thelma Cole leaves her right to drop “most any subject necessary” to V irginia Howard Wood. 5. Tom Douthat and Daisy leave their right to bring tardy excuses in late to Harold Beamer. 6. Evelyn Worley leaves to Boga Lee Kasey her right to not bring tardy excuses at all. 7. “Tadpole” Emmart leaves his ability as Dr. O. F. (of the fountain) to “Rat” Baker. 8. Mable Whitaker wills her ability as a public speaker to Emily Bushong. 9. Bob Jameson wills his Kiwanis visits to “Smitty” Smith. 10. Lucille Umberger wills her “Sheep Skin” to Ann Mullins. 11. “Insect” Johnson leaves his box of canary bird seed to Duane Sands. P. S. — Take a teaspoonful each A. M. before breakfast. 12. “Chid” Thompson gives the right to take care of her Chrysler and contents to Mar- garet Matheny. 13. “Poly Woggie” O’Dell leaves his school trousers to Fred Carrico. 14. “Goldy Locks” Spence leaves her bottle of “Blondetta” to Miss Woodyard. 15. Bascom Owen leaves his commanding voice to Perry Robertson. 16. Colleen Seagle wills her “permanent leave of absence from class” to Margaret Matheny. Also her advice to get busy on The Oriole now for next year. 17. “Georgie Porgie” Snider leaves to Sidney Kinzer his directions on “How to get to the Hospital.” 18. Marie Richardson has nothing to will except property in the Sophomore room and “it” refuses to be willed. 19. “Mutt” Bopp and “Icky” Stambaugh will their half of their (?) desk to Eleanor Frye and Pete Eastman. 20. Annie Rhodes wills her quiet disposition to Sadie Brinkley. 21. “Willie” Stull wills his wit to “Rat” Newman. 22. Hazel Reese wills her “Little Home” to Jean Claire Hunt. 23. Hilda Bones leaves her pick and shovel to Mildred Coleman. 24. Frances Boothe wills her right to receive callers from Dublin to Ann Taylor. 25. Ima Bunts wills her right to Margaret Thomas to come up on the cold winter mornings and — typewrite. 26. “Toots” Crowder leaves her charming voice to Gray Seagle.
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