Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1940

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OU R JANITORS TwAS on the 30th of August, 1939, that the tragedy occurred. Tragedy? Welle veryone has a right to his o n opinion ! School was scheduled to start on Thursday, September 7th; but, alas! on a beautiful August morning, just one week beforehand, huge, billowy clouds of smoke drifted over the city. Yes, smoke, rising originally from the northeastern portion of our old Alma Mater. And now, for the first time, we wish to unfold to you the real cause of the 1 1 H. S. lire, which did ap- proximately $5,000 damages. Just under the cornice, outside an upstairs window in the north- eastern portion of this fair building of ours, there was a little hornets’ nest. Now, for almost a year, that poor little hornets’ nest has been mercilessly blamed for the fateful blaze. But now we wish to make it known, it was entirely innocent of even thinking of such a crime. True, Bob, who has been here only one year, was burning the aforesaid hor- nets’ nest under the experienced

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LONG REMEMBER v (Sitting) MISS ELIZABETH BLAIR (B. A.) (Standing) MISS J. FRANCES ALLEN (B. S.) MISS ELIZABETH PAINTER (B. S.) MISS CHARLOTTE BOOKER (B. S.) MR. Jj ' OY A jiT (B. S. fuUA - Jt Xu» AJL - » L6X . asS 0U College, but she has also attended Columbia University. English is her main interest, anti she has also directed Senior Dramatic Activi- ties. Radford claims Miss Lynnwood Kinder, but she has also attended Duke University. Her home ' s in Radford, Virginia, and she has a fine reputation of b eing exceptionally well acquainted with both English and Latin. Usually good things are kept for last, and not by far the least in our estimation is our Diver- sified Occupations teacher, Mr. Foy Aust. He has been an inspiration to many students who otherwise might have dropped from student ranks; but at some future time, after climbing the ladder of fame, they will owe their success to Mr. Aust. He attended William and Mary L, University of Virginia, and Radford, an a B. S. degree. f , Co iuiX o TOP PICTURE (Left to right) MISS MARY ANN SANDERSON (B. S.) MR. JOHN S. COINER (B. S.) MISS CATHERINE WOOD (A. B.) MR. RALPH O ' HAIR (A. B.) MISS JEAN MISS MARY HAYS MISS LAURA DALTON ( MISS VIRGINIA HARMAN (A. B.) MISS LYNNWOOD KINDER (B. S.) MISS ELIZABETH MacDONALD BOTTOM PICTURE



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START THE FIRES directions of Old Tom, our veteran janitor. But there was also a little sparrow’s nest entwined around a rain-spout up there, which Bob de- cided to apply his torch to and thus exterminate, forever, pests(?) around the school. Yes, that’s how it really was; and ’twas on that beautiful August morning way back in 1939 that, in attempting to do his duty with a broomstick-torch as a weapon, Bob accidentally set fire to our Alma Mater. The damage has been repaired though, and school started one week later — so what? No sense in being a pessimist about it!

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