Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

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THE ORIOLE SEASON OF 1938 1939 PAGE TWENTY-NINE i « | « i I ( t i t « » | » i ! ' « i, Ji t t How To Enjoy Y ourself In Snowy Weather — By Betty Jordan “Old Man Winter” is always welcome to me. He can bring on the snow and ice, the frost- ed window panes, the silvery icicles and all, the more the better. What a thrill to wake after a snug sleep on a winter’s night to open your eyes on the prettiest scene nature ever ar- ranged! Every tree bent low with lovely white snow not a footprint to be seen in all that beautiful blanket. It’s hard to get up even with such enticement as that beau- tiful scene and the smell of a good hot breakfast floating up the stairs. But you put on your breakfast smile, for to- day’s a holiday and count one- two-three — O-oh! The floor’s too cold. But, oh, how grand and warm you feel when you’re all dressed and eating breakfast. After breakfast oil your boots, hunt out your heavy knickers, put on your scarf and toboggan, for you have to be mannish even though you are a girl, to have fun in snowy weather. Wheel What a thrill to swoop from the top of the hill, over the dip, and away like “greased lightning.” Aren’t you glad you have the fastest sled on the hill and aren’t you glad we have this bi’l that ends in a field instead of being worried about traffic? Flying down the hill your stomach doing funny turns, snow in your eyes, wind in your ears, laughing all the while, you couldn ' t wish for more fun! A day is not enough and how could you get enough of such fun that makes you “feel like a million,,” and boy! Do you eat. WAVERITE BEAUTY SHOPPE Phone 4 WASHINGTON AVENUE Ground Location INTERVIEW . . ★ — By Betty Jordan There was mother calling again. Couldn’t she under stand that you had to look your best when interviewed by such an important man as Rodney Blake. “Com-i-n-g. I don’t want any breakfast Muh! (I’m too excited to eat anything! And I hate oatmeal.) After bolting down such a A huge friendly bonfire that lights up the hill, and laugh- ter and cheers that ring out of the clear coldness, make night sledding more fun than that in the daytime. Then too, the gang doesn’t really mind if you ask them to gather around the fire at home and have hot choco’ate and cookies. These are only a few of the many pleasures of snowy weather. Try them. I will guarantee that you will neith- er forget it nor regret it. Compliments of PULASKI LUMBER COMPANY lot of “horrid” oatmeal, not without complaint, Debby flew out the front door with one arm in her coat, and her beret, like a large green pan- cake, right on top of her head. Seeing Tom Morrison whom she considered velry young and very silly coming down the street, she came to an abrupt halt at the gate. Quick- ly she put on her beret and mi- raculously, got the other arm in her coat before he saw her. Honestly he was so young, on- ly eighteen. Why, you couldn’t compare him with such a handsome man as Rodney Blake. “Hi gal. How’s the star re- porter? The Alma Mater couldn’t do without her.” This was told to a saucy robin on a nearby tree. “Humph! You just wait. You’ll see what they say at school when I bring in my in- terview with Rodney Blake, the explorer!” School was very boring and the hands of the clock on the by. Debby was the first one out at the sound of the dismissal bell. She called a taxi and was soon in the elevator of Hotel Winston. Her heart was beat- ing like the well known trip- hammer as the floors whizzed wall seemed to be glued. Her hand trembled so much when she knocked on the shiny 700 that she had to knock twice to be heat’d. The door opened to reveal a short, but a very angry little man. “Is — is Rod — I mean, Mr. Blake in at present?” “Wait a minute,” he frown- ed back. Gosh, were all secretaries as rude as this one? Before she could take a deep breath necessary to face what was to come, she was ushered swiftly into a huge room and seated in a chair that made her look like a little girl. Some fifteen minutes of dreadful suspense has passed when, from a door at the side of the room, came a tall, stout, bulbous-nosed, middle aged man. As soon as he had enter- ed, the short, fat man, who had been standing like a sen- try beside the door, left the room. Debby was too disappoint- ed to speak. “Wie gehts, Fraulein.” “Huh — I mean — uh — what did you say?” Then the man began speak- ing so rapidly what was evi- dently German that Debby fled in bewilderment. The elevator was much too slow so she chose the stairs which she fairly flew down. Just as she slowed down to walk out the door with what little dignity she had left, someone called. “Hy gal. What’d he say?” She panted, “Oh-Oh-Tom! he-he was-gulp — a horrid, fat, old man — who talked — wh- like — a-a pig grunts I — think — it was German. But don’t you dare tell a soul!” On the front page of the school newspaper next day ap- peared this small notice. “Rodney Blake had no statement to make to our pa- per Tom Morrison (Ed.)

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PAGE TWENTY -EIGHT SEASON OF 1938 1939 THE ORIOLE Bill Dent We couldn ' t have made a better choice than Bill as the best sport in P. H. S. He can take a joke as well as anyone, and laughs heartily at joke on himself. (He also likes to tell one on someone else.) Bill is popular with the boys as well as girls, and is always ready to do his part. Particularly did we see his fine sportsmanship in his role as the sheriff in Lady Spit- fire. Bill is a good sport, and we know he will always be the good sport we have known. BILL DENT MARY STAMBAUGH Best Sport Best Sport Mary Stambaugh Mary is a good sport in two ways. An excellent basketball player, she was captain of the girls’ team this year, and was she a good one! Then she also enjoys a joke on herself and takes part in all good fun. She’s gone to the top in po- pularity, and has a great many friends in P. H. S. We know she will always be able to cooperate as she has done during her journey with us. Mary will always have friends and will always be a good sport throughout her life. SCHOOL CALENDER FOR 1939 Sept. 7 — New students register. Sept. 8 — County Teachers’ meeting. Sept. 9 — Opening day. Sept. 15 — First football game. Sept. 28 — First Parent-Teacher meeting. Oct. 4 — Boys’ Beauty Contest. Oct. 20 — First reports. Oct. 24-28 — Art exhibit. Nov. 4-6 — Girls’ Hi-Y conference. Nov. 1 1 — Armistice program. Nov. 16 — Tennessee Valley Boys. Nov. 23 — Close at noon for Thanksgiving holidays. Nov. 23 — State Teachers’ Convention, Richmond . Dec. 5 — Second reports. Dec. 7 — Bobby Breen Picture. Dec. 22 — Close at noon, Christmas holidays. Jan. 3 — Resume school. Jan. 16 — Miss Satterfield of Soochow, China. Jan. 19 — Drums of Destiny picture. Jan. 23 — Rev. Crump of Bristol. Jan. 23 — Senior program at Woman’s Club. Jan. 25 — Third reports. Second semester begins. Jan. 26 — First debate. Jan. 27 — Society of Zoology, Washington. D. C., snakes. Feb. 1 — Hubert, the Magician. • Feb. 6 — Womanless Wedding, Boys’ Monogram Club. Feb. 20 — Mrs. Harman talks on Cuba. Feb. 22 — Rev. Potee, of India. Feb. 23 — Old Louisiana Picture. Feb. 27 — Senior Program, Junior Woman’s Club. Mar. 8 — Fourth reports. Mar. 11 — Basketball S. W. Va. Tournament. Mar. 1 1 — State High School Swimming Meet, V. P. I. Mar. 14 — Miss Shaner, W. C. T. U. Mar. 16 — Lady Spitfire. Oriole play. Mar. 17-19 — Boys’ Hi-Y conference, Christiansburg. Mar. 21 — Sperandeo Concert. Mar. 23 — Beta Club goes to Salem. Mar. 29 — Amateur Contest, Girls’ Monogram Club. Mar. 31 -Apr. 1 — Beta Club conference, Roanoke. April 18 — Fifth report cards. Apr. 19-21 — State music contest, Richmond. Apr. 21 — District Literary Tournament. Bristol. Apr. 22 — District track meet. Wytheville. Apr. 25 — County Music Festival. May 3 — Faculty reception to Seniors. May 9 — Senior banquet. May 1 9 — Senior play. May 2l — Baccalaureate. May 30 — Commencement. PROPHECY ★ Hollywood, Cal., May 10, 1947— Misses Joanne Richard- son and Mary Knapp have been contracted by Samuel Goldwyn to instruct the stars in French. Mr. Goldwyn says, “The stars are now able to speak French fluently through the persistent efforts of these teachers.” Pulastfci, Va., Feb. 2 4, ★ ★ 1947 — Misses Gladys Schrad- er and Kittie Sutherland spent a very enjoyable week-end at home. They are employed as stenographers for the S. S. Rayon Mills, of Asheville, N. C. Greensboro, N. C., August 28, 1947 — Greensboro col- lege is proud to announce the addition of two new teachers to their faculty. Miss Nancy ★ ★ Worley as director of dramat- ics and Miss Mary Stambaugh, director of physical education. The college welcomes these teachers with enthusiasm. New York. N. Y.. June 25. 1947. — Arriving today on the U. S. S. Lincoln from a world tour. Miss Mildred Wallner was welcomed by her family at the harbor. Madison Square Garden, N. ★ Y.. June 18, 1947. — Pro- moter Edwin Grantham an- nounced today that Donald “Little Jazz " Morehead is in good condition for the Inter- state boxing meet to be held here June 25. Los Angeles. Calif., July 1, 1947 — Miss Katherine Brugh, the famous model for Macys. New York, arrived here today Continued on Page 31



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PAGE THIRTY THE ORIOLE ★ GUYNN FURNITURE CO. “BETTER FURNITURE FOR LESS ” Phone 284 PULASKI, VIRGINIA If If If If If If If If If If If If If If If If SEASON OF 1938 1939 (IxaiUo- Mxuui iA, ★ ¥ ★ ★ she wants a date Meter she comes to call Receiver she wants an escort Conductor she wants to be an angel Transfomer you think she is picking your pockets Detector she is slow of comprehension Accelerator she wants a chocolate Feeder she is a poor cook Discharger she eats too much Reducer she is wrong Rectifier her hands are cold Heater she fumes and sputters Insulator she wants a vacation Transmitter she talks too much Interrupter she is narrow in her views Amplifier her way of thinking is not like yours Corrector —CONTRIBUTED Compliments °f O. H. MEREDITH COMPLIMENTS OF ★ J. C. DOBSON DOBSON HOSIERY MILLS MANUFACTURERS PULASKI, VIRGINIA

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