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T I-I E 0 R I O L E Page Twenty-three
Brown Cox, jr., is professor of electrical engineering at V. P. I.
Kate Robinson is a popular blues singer in the Keith Vaudeville, now showing in
Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Eckman, you should hear that girl sing!
Robert Gemmell is manager of the Big Ben Clock Company. He is still an advocate
Evangeline Eastman has been gym. instructor at Boston College and her teams al-
ways come out on top. "Vange" is entering the Olympics next year.
For real Indian art you should see the paintings of Frances Frost. She is now in
Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Remember the smallest girl in the class of '33? Christine XVhite is now a foreign
buyer for Heironimus Brothers of Roanoke, Virginia.
Thornton Tice has followed his love for animals. He is dogcatcher in Richmond,
Beulah Harrell has done her bit to ease our pains. She is a nurse in the State Insane
Asylum in Marion, Virginia.
Nevelyn Spangler is the chief mattress tester at the Beauty Sleep Mattress Company,
After numerous letters, I found Mary Pickrel busily engaged in Sears 81 Roebuck
of Chicago, Illinois. She designs dresses and is a specialist in the art of interior decoratlng.
Jim Hailey was found overseas, working in a German balloon factory.
Omie Quesenberry is in Richmond, Virginia. She is head clerk of the hosiery de
partment in Miller Sz Rhoades.
Annie Muire won the last match with Helen VVills Moody, in Albany, New York.
Have you heard of Cade Mullins' recent solo flight to India? In her everyday life
she runs the Mullins garage, in Radford, Virginia.
Frances Coleman is chief jig saw puzzle designer in Milwaukee, VVisconsin.
Catherine Cecil won a blue ribbon at the VVorld Fair for her superb horsemanship.
She raises thoroughbreds.
june Lindamood is teaching Cicero in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Virginia Crawford is a milk maid for the Southern Dairy in Hollywood, California.
Although the boys of '33 were not much for studying, we did have one industrious
lad. Frank Amburn is now an instructor at V. M. I.
This constitutes the information which could be secured. It was very kind of you
to ask it and we are glad to know that our welfare is still a matter of importance to you.
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Page Twenty-two T I-I E O R I Q L E
Roanoke, Virginia, june 2, 1943.
Dear Mr. Eckman:
In response to your letter asking for information regarding the present occupations
ofthe Class of '33 l am writing the following:
Christo Pack has a controlling interest in the N. B. C. network.
Paul Davis and his L'VVonder Boys" broadcast their popular dance programs each
Friday and Saturday from Cincinnati, Ohio.
Edythe Martin, with her quiet, sweet ways, is managing the Old Ladies' Home in
Billy Matheney, the declaimer of '33, is now a promising lawyer in Dublin, Virginia.
Each morning at 6:30 Nellie Carrico gives exercises for the early risers which helps
produce good dispositions and figures.
You will be surprised to learn that Herbert Hall is in New York, instructing the
choruses in Ziegfeld's Follies. Yes, Kathleen Hurd is the leading solo dancer.
Several of our class turned their talents toward the art of food making. Do you
remember the girl who always made our bake sales a roaring success? Nancy Bushong is
in Chicago managing a chain of bakery stores. Blanche Aust has charge of the confection-
ary department. You undoubtedly have tasted her excellent fudge.
Anne Vifallace was located, after quite a bit of searching, in the South Sea Isles, sell-
ing Parisian dresses to the natives. Her cunning shop is really quite different from any
I have ever seen.
Du Val Seagle is organist for St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome. l suppose he has over-
come his reluctance to appear in public.
Hazel Davis, as you know, is still residing in Pulaski. A brick bungalow and a
beautiful flower garden keep her quite busy, but in her leisure hours she turns to poetry.
She just completed her outstanding poem, "Conquers the Argonne."
Doris James is in a New York beauty shop advertising "Kissproof Lipstick." A
sample with each sale.
Roy Duncan is chief auctioneer for the Duke Sales Company in San Francisco, Calif.
Mittie Nunn is the head dietician at a new institution in Denver, Colorado, which
attempts to help the underweight folk to gain.
Aulden Lemons still plays havoc with the hearts of the ladies when he gives his week-
ly broadcasts. His voice is as vibrant as ever, and he owes a great part of his success to
the lovely way in which Mary Ellen XVilliams accompanies him. She has written several
of his best l1its.
Stuart Blackburn has won fame as a comic strip artist. "Pop-eye" is his specialty.
Frances Cummings was recently granted a divorce from her husband, Sherman Hall,
in Reno. Unusual as it may seem, an old school mate, Curtis Covey, was the divorce Judge.
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Gig-Dasf ana! 8SfG.1flfl81'li
E SOUGHTW -we learneds-and now-we go. But before
making our departure, we, the undersigned, hereby, in
our last will and testament, grant to the following our
appreciated and unappreciated possessions:
To Mr. Hensel Eckman, our principal, and to the faculty of P. H. S.
we leave only one word from VVebster's dictionary, and that word-"ap-
preciationf' Valueless, lifeless as it may seem, yet it is the most worthy
gift we can select.
To the incoming Senior Class we leave our troubles, our care-worn
desks, and our worried but smiling teachers.
To the school, we leave an atmosphere of companionship, a capable
faculty, an ambitious group of students, and a wish that the echo of know-
ledge may continue to ring through her halls.
Mildred Brockmeyer leaves her freckles to the sun. May he continue
to make them shine!
Catherine Cecil leaves her baby stares to Eloise Bowling.
Curtis Covey leaves his "pep" and laughter to Chester Palmer.
Margaret Farmer's good spirits are left to Stephen Ham.
Stuart Blackburn wills his teasing, bashful smile to Kenneth Brugh.
Cade Mullins leaves her blushes to Jessie Smith.
Hazel Davis leaves her Ford to Mrs. Hall with the hope that she will
enjoy a real car.
Annie Muire leaves a tombstone to the freshmen. She says they're
Paul Davis leaves his 'fcutenessn to Miss Dalton.
Nancy Bushong and Nellie Carrico leave their quietness, their retiring
manners and slender figures to Clarence Johnson and Malcolm Long.
Anne VVallace wills her dignity, her studiousness, and her witty remarks
to Alma Hall.
Billy Matheney leaves his extra name "XVild Bill" and his cowboy hat
and gun to Charles Bowles.
Doris james and Kathleen Hurd leave their dancing toes and powdered
noses to "goodness knows!"-Lawna Harkrader.
Frances Frost leaves her "full-of-fire" spirit to Helen Dix.
Frank Amburn wills his wonderful sense of humor to David Ratcliffe.
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