Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1939

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PAGE SIXTEEN SEASON + OF 1938 1939 THE ORIOLE Reading from left to right front row, the officers for the coming year are : Martha Todd, Marion, treasurer; Doris Painter, Rural Retreat, secretary; Sarah Lugat, Pulaski vice-president ; Mary Jane Sneed, Charlottesvile, president. PULASKI HOST TO GIRLS’ HI-Y CONFERENCE FIRST TIME IN 10 YEARS For the first time in many years the Girls’ Hi-Y of Pulas- ki High School took the ini- tiative to entertain the delegates of the Virginia State Hi-Y Conference from November 4th to the 6th. The Conference chose as its theme “Youth at the Cross- roads.” as its slogan. “Choose Ye This Day Whom Ye Shall Serve. ' ’ and as its hymn, “Faith of Our Fathers.” Each of the twenty girls who compose the local unit set to work diligently, early in October, to acquire homes for the delegates, and were pleased to donate the large number of people who cooperated by of- fering their homes for use. Ap- proximately 70 homes were used in housing the delegates. We were proud to have the State Hi-Y president. Miss Jean- ne Hall, as a member of our club and it was with poise and self assuredness that she presid- ed over the conference. Other officers were: Mary Jane Sneed, of Charlottesville, vice- president; Mangane Hyde, of Harrisonburg,, Secretary, and Dorothy Childress, of Chris- tiansburg, Treasurer. Many committees were ap- pointed to help systematize the preparation for the conference. Some of these committees were: Registration, transporta- tion, ways and means, enter- taiment, etc. After they had registered, approximately 125 girls were taken to their places of resi- dence by members of the trans- portation committee, members of the Boys’ Hi-Y, and other people of the town who so graciously offered their ser- vices. At seven o’clock, Friday night, November 4th, a buffet supper was held in the base- ment of the First Methodist Church, and after the supper, a “Jolly Up” was enjoyed by the delegates at which time ac- quaintances were made and games were played. At 8:30 o’clock the same night in the auditorium of the church, the Rev. W. H. Bowman, of Wytheville made the opening address. On the following morning the conference resumed with a worship service from 9:30 to 9:45. Discussion groups were led by the Rev. Francis Hume Scott, the Rev. Jesse H. Clay, Dr. McLedge Moffett, of Rad- ford State Teachers’ College Radford. Va.. and Dr. Vernon P. Bodier, of Blacksburg. Va. From 3:00 to 5:30 Satur- day afternoon. Miss Betty Jor- dan, president of the local club, entertained with a tea at her home. A banquet was held at the Apnalachian assembly room at 7:30 for the delegates at which time J. C. Ingram , secretary of Stare Hi-Ys. was speaker. Following this the Boys’ Hi-Y entertained with a most en joyable dance. The Boys’ Hi- Y cooperated in every way to help make the conference a suc- cess. The Hi-Y Gifls met in a body on the steps of the High School for a group picture Sun- day morning and from there attended the First Methodist Church where the services were conducted by the Rev. Foye G. Gibson. At the business session held Sunday morning, officers elect- ed for the coming year were: Mary Jane Sneed. Charlottes- ville, president: Sarah Lugar, Pulaski, vice-president: Doris Painter, Rural Retreat, secre- tary, and Martha Todd. Mari- on, treasurer. Mrs. Carson Dalton, spon- sor spent untold hours of work on the conference, and any- thing that could be said would be inadequate in expressing her worth to the Hi-Y, for without Mrs. Dalton, this conference could never have been. The girls feel fortunate in having Mrs. Dalton as their sponsor, and are very grateful for her cooperation.

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- I : - - ACTIVITIES SECTION ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ THE ORIOLE VOLUME XVIII SEASON 1938-39 PAGE FIFTEEN CLUBS, SPORTS, FICTION SECTION TWO HI-Y BOYS ENTERTAIN CONFERENCE GROUP ★ Conference Group Enjoys Affair At Elks Club One of the most outstand- ing social events of the year was the dance given by the Boys ' Hi-Y of Pulaski High School honoring the delegates and vis- itors at the Girls’ Hi-Y Confer- ence which convened at the Me- thodist Church for a two day meeting. This being the first time in ten years that Pulaski had been host to the confer- ence. The scene of this auspicious occasion was the spacious Elks ' Club, appropriately deco- rated in the club colors, red white, and blue. Enhanced by the varied colored gowns of the girls, the spectacle was en- tirely glamorous. Miss Jeanne Hall, outgoing state president, was becomingly gowned in maroon velvet and wore a shoulder corsage of Talisman roses. Miss Hall is to be congratulated on her successful term as state presi- dent. She executed her duties faithfully and diligently, win- ning much favorable comment and praise for the charming manner with which she under- Bcluoxd ActuUti i With A Punch!-- took and performed the most difficult tasks. Miss Betty Jordan, presi- dent of the focal club, was at- tractively attired in a fovely gown of turquoise and wore a shoulder corsage of Talisman roses. Miss Jordan, too, has proven very successful in her role as president. Several fine projects have been completed because of her splendid leader- ship and executive ability. Dainty refreshments con- sisting of punch, cookies, and ice cream, were served through- out the evening — the punch bowl proving the most popu- lar center. Dancing was enjoyed by ap- proximately 150 guests and friends from ten to twelve, with the music furnished by the Southwest Virginians, who were ably directed by Bob Wallace, one of the founders of the orchestra. Several members of the fac- ulty and a few patrons serv- ed as chaperones. In the picture, at left, may be seen Miss Isabel Gilmer who is ladleing punch, in the background is Miss Elizabeth McDonald, Senior Class spon- sor. ★ ★ HI-Y DANCE PROVES FESTIVE OCCASION ★ In a precarious position on a lofty pinnacle, the Oriole pho- tographer, Bill Dent, viewed the fovely dance given by the local Boys’ Hi-Y Club for the visiting delegates at the Girls’ Hi-Y Conference, which met in Pulaski November 4 and 5. This was the first time in ten years Pulaski has had the pleas- ure of entertaining and being host to the conference. For this noteworthy occas- ion the Elks’ Club very graci- ously donated its hall which was most attractively and effec- tively decorated in the Hi-Y colors, red, white and blue. Guests were received and welcomed by Miss Jeanne Hall, state president, Miss Betty Jor- dan, local president, and Mrs. Carson Dalton, sponsor. They were then directed to a beauti- fully decorated table where Miss Isabel Gilmer, gowned in a becoming creation of red crepe, ladled punch. Miss Gil- mer was assisted by a commit- tee of local Hi-Y girls. Music for the occasion was furnished by The Southwest Virginians, a recently organ- ized group of talented young artists, under the able direction of Bob Wallace, leader and one of the founders of the orches- tra. Members of the orchestra are: Bob Wallace, Johnny Wy- gal. Douglas Moyers, Donald Moyers, Ida Wallace, Ruth Wallace, Mrs. Olin Pearce and Miss Martha Cox. The affair, which was one of the biggest events of the fall was enjoyed until a late hour by approximately 150 guests and friends. In the picture may be seen several familiar faces of stud- ents and alumni of P. H. S. some of them are Stephen Ham, in the left foreground, and David Jameson, center.

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I THE ORIOLE SEASON + OF 1938 + 1939 J f PAGE SEVENTEEN BOYS’ HI-Y CLUB HEADED BY RICHARD T. DAUGHTREY GIRLS’ HI-Y ENJOYS MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR Un ' der the fine leadership of their sponsor, Mr. Richard T. Daughtrey, the B o y s’ Hi-Y have had a very active and suc- cessful year. Mr. Daughtrey, a new member of the faculty, has been an excellent example and influence with the boys who feel in him a fine friend and counselor. At the first of the school year, they entertained the Girls’ Hi-Y with a “possum hunt.” Parking their cars at Henry Al- bert’s home in the country, they set out gaily with a deter- mination to bring back a ’pos- sum. However, they were not ( successful in catching the ’pos- sum, but they did not feel the trip was a failure, because of the fun and recreation that were enjoyed. On November 6, the club sponsored a dance honoring the visitors and delegates who attended the state conference of the girls’ Hi-Y. The affair proved one of the most enjoy- able events of the fall. Dancing was enjoyed until, a late hour. Music for the occasion being furnished by the Southwest Virginians. The Boys’ Hi-Y also orga- I nized a boys’ chorus and en- thusiastically entered into mak- ing it a success. Miss McDon- ald, who directed the chorus, left with the boys, training that will not be soon forgot- ten. Miss Katherine Michael accompanist, lent much to the effectiveness o f the singing through her brilbant playing and pleasing personality. In the early fall Dr. Kelso, county health officer, gave the boys a most instructive and in- formative talk on hea’th. The members of the club feel very fortunate in having as their president, Henry Al- bert, who proved his ability in leadership throughout the year. He holds other responsible oositions such as president of Senior class, and circulation editor of the Oriole. He is a member of the Debating Club and Beta club, having taken active parts in both clubs. The other officers are: Vice- president. Arnold Lester; sec- retary and treasurer, Bill Dent. Members: Kemper Baker, Ned Bane. Edward Carney, Garland Carper, Cosne Dal- ton, Melvin Hall, C. J. Hais- lip, Dan Hinson. Kermit Jack- son. Wilbur Kirby, Sonny Miller, Donald Morehead, Bil- ly Mumpower, Nick Oglesby Henry PatterSon, Garnett Phibbs, Preston Price, Elmer Robinson, John Tate, Ralph Tester, On November 4, 5, and 6 of this year the Girls’ Hi-Y had the honor of entertaining the State Girls’ Hi-Y confer- ence. It will be a dear memory to all of the girls. With this as a start, the club had a truly good year. A grocery shower was given by the girls for the day nurs- ery at the General Chemical plant. It was given as an en- tertainment at the home of Re- becca Hiltzheimer. At this social the new clubs organized by the Pulaski club, were entertained and shown how the Hi-Y clubs organize and carry out their plans. This year the Girls’ Hi-Y Club chose as its new sponsor. Miss Katherin e Michael. Though the work o f sponso was new to Miss Michael, she proved a valuable asset to the club. We were honored by having the State President in our club. Jeanne Hall proved a good leader and contributed much in making the conference a fine one. The officers of the Girls’ Hi-Y Club for this year were; President, Betty Jordan, vice president, Ruth Dickerson; sec- retary, Agnes Cornelius; treas- urer, Mary Stambaugh. The subordinate officers worked faithfully and diligently with the president the entire year. Members: Elizabeth Adair, Elizabeth Bowman. Elizabeth Brown. Katherine Brugh, Mar- garet Bunts, Mary Louise Cas- sel, Kalima Dalton, Edith Dickerson, Peggy Dobson, El- aine Eggert, Dotty Gilmer. Isa- bel Gilmer. Jeanne Hall, Kath- erine Harman, Rebecca Hiltz- heimer, Mildred Keister. Mary Knapp. Sarah Lugar, Virginia Painter, Joanne Richardson, Ida Wallace, Nancy Worley. The new members for the year 1939-1940 were elected at a called meeting on May 4. Eleven girls were found eligi- ble and were accepted. The new members are: Frances Plunkett, Mary Ann Ratcliffe, Margaret Rachel Owens, Lau- ra Clark. Betty BilJig, Letty Waugh, Billy Kirchner, Peggy Laughon, Helen Jordan, Lois Rosenbaum and Patsy Miller. The last meeting for the year was held at the home of E’izabeth Adair with Miss Adair and Miss Sarah Lugar as hostesses. At this meeting the new members were installed by the impressive candlelight service.

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