Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1931

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We go to the arena to see Early Jordan fight the handsome and danger- ous bull. Oh! here comes the handsome toreador dressed in yellow! And who is the fair senorita leaning over the balcony throwing roses upon the famous Leo, fighter of bulls? Of course it is Frances Kash, who has come to wish him luck. Alas, Leo is hurt and is carried out of the arena, and Emma Myers, a trained nurse, takes charge of him and nurses him back to his rightful beauty, though he will soon fight and loose it again. Now “Biz,” my worthy chaperon, and I are off to the wilds of Africa. As we are traveling along visiting pyramids and places of interest, we come upon Russell Williams and Charles White, extracting articles from the tomb of King Shoam, searching for biscuits just like mother use to make. There was mosquito netting over their heads as they are greatly bothered by the insects and pests that Charles sprays with flv-tox while Russell digs. It is an amusing sight, but we must now go to the good old America. We sail and as we are crossing the English channel we pass Katherine Knapp trying to swim across with her lunch on her back. She’ll get to England and then join us on her trip home. We have had a delightful time and will try to settle down for another fifty years when we will take another trip to cheer old age.

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club. There we see Nancy Barnwell, Evelyn Tucker, Bertha Lee Spraker, Margaret Rauhof, Geraldine and Judith Keister, and Pearl Baugh enter- taining New York society by dancing in a sprightly manner. We are having a grand time, but as we are rushed for time we leave at midnight on the good ship “Rose Petals” bound for Paris. Seven days later we sight land. We are met by Regina Bowles and Anna Snider, who own a very large and exclusive hotel. This is a place for the very cream of society, and imagine how well Anna and ’Gina fit in! Here we find Virginia White and Irene Rupe as private secretaries to these two distinguished ladies. The next day we visit the famous museums and newspaper offices and see Alice Breedlove and Dorothy Neighbours as newspaper reporters. Dot looks very dignified with her long hair and large horn-rimmed specs. Alice knows all about the latest accidents, the inventions, the society scandals, and everything from Watson’s latest sale on down. She is a regular hand for information. We visit the offices of Dwight Wohlford, who is in the wine dealing business with Hal Painter. They remind us of Cohen and Kelly: both think they know all about the business and — for a wonder — they get along very well! We hear that Bob Crabtree and Bud Neily are in Paris, so we are going to visit them. We find Bob is a tailor and Bud is his good looking model. Bud does the advertising while Bob does the selling, greatly bene- fited by his large speech organs and French phrases he learned from Miss Blair while in Pulaski High. We leave Paris the next day as we want to see the big bull fight in Spain. On our way we pass by the Cannibal Islands and so we decide to visit our old friend Calvin Hurst while the ship stops for fuel. Calvin is now the governor of the Cannibal Islands and has at last found some one who will listen to his ideas as to how a government should be run. His assistant and private secretary is Nelle Hailey. Just before we leave we hear an awful noise and see a great crowd gathered around a stump. We go over to investigate and find “Skeebie” King standing on the stump auctioning stove pipe hats and celluloid collars to the natives. Now the whistle blows and we have to go back to our ship. When we reach Spain we are met by Nei! Fine, who is a professor at a university and stands up all day expounding his theories on geometry. His stenographer and social secretary is Elizabeth Morehead.

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jpAST ILL AND ESTAMENT s ' 7 rm ” E, THE Senior Class of Pulaski High School, being of un- ( Js I sound mind, reposing memory and not much understand- ing, realizing that our scholastic career is about ended, and being desirous of leaving some remembrance to the faculty and others, although we do not have much faculty for leaving, do make and constitute this our last will and testament: To the City of Pulaski we bequeath an overflow of both banks — -ol Peak Creek and the blueprints for a community house and a new school building. To our efficient superintendent, Professor E. L. Darst, we hereby leave a coat-of-mail, guaranteed to resist and withstand any attack of any de- scription, whether verbal or in print. To Mr. Hensel Eckman, we give and bequeath in exchange for four years of heroic and persistent effort with us, our best wishes for his success with the Junior Class, who will continue to try his patience and make strenu- ous demands upon his intelligence during the year 1931-32. To Miss Du Val, we bequeath our collective admiration and the in- dividual and personal love of Jim Joe Crockett and Joe Dink Whitaker, to have and to hold either Jim Joe or Joe Dink forever. To Mr. Walker, we give and bequeath an embossed copy of the multi- plication table and a steam heated bus for transporting his hilarious teams anywhere and everywhere. To our beloved Mrs. Hall we leave our exemplary behavior for the past year and our admiration for her old and antique English, her pure diction and commanding manner. To Miss Blair, who learned to speak French so fluently at Max Meadows, we give and bequeath “Un tres beau jeune honime. Q’ils de- meuerent longtemps et heureusement.” To Miss Ellett, in whose class we have never been, we leave the Sopho- more and Freshman Classes w r ith our profound sympathy. To Miss Croswhite we bequeath a perfect skeleton and a new and fra- grant supply of toads for use in the sensitive incoming classes. To kind Miss Kinder, we fondly and faithfully leave a stab at Caesar, an attack on Cicero, and a bust of Vergil. 57

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