Rhea Central High School - Yellowjacket Yearbook (Dayton, TN)

 - Class of 1921

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Sen1or Class Prophecy Lymg on the hearth rug before the embers that teach l1ght to counterfe1t a gloom readxng the story of Shakespeare s melancholy hero of Denmark I find my attent1on wander1ng and mstead of the ghostly form of the murdered k1ng there ar1ses before me the 1mages of four boys and eleven g1rls At the close of the opemng day of Rhea Central I-I1gh School a mother addresses her daughter who 1s a freshman 1n that school Well my dear d1Cl you find your Domest1c SCIENCE Teacher charm1ng9 Iunderstand you have a new one th1s year Mother she IS altogether adorable I bel1eve she knows everyth1ng about calorxes food compos1t1on proporuon and household chem1stry In the mtroduction the pr1nc1pal sa1d that she has a degree from Columb1a UHIVCYSIIY MISS Emma Campbell IS her name Over the keys the musmg orgamst br1ngs the slght of St CCCIIIH Adm1rat1on g1VCS way to wonder as the performer st1ll enraptured by the glor1es of her 1nterpreta t1on turns her face and I see that Hazel Allen IS calllng forth the ravlshlng sounds a close compet1tor of the fabled Orpheus The m1n1ature saint rolls downward and 1n a large coal behmd I see a modernly equ1pped farm house 1n the m1dst of well kept grounds From the end of a falllng chunk lssues a mult1tude of sparks whtch Hylng upward take the shapes of baby Ply mouth Rocks In the gleam1ng foreground I see the farmer s wxfe formerly Bess Tay lor her 1nterest d1v1ded between feedlng the ch1ckens and watch1ng the d1stant tractor dr1ven by her husband The sputter1ng flame shows 1n outl1ne a cozy bungalow and w1th1n th1s surrounded by home comforts d1splay1ng culture and refinement s1ts Mrs Paul Gamble Sp1vey She IS read1ng an account of a m1raculous system of electrxcal slgnals perfected by that w1zard of electr1c1ty Don Benson The grotesque fantas1es assume another shape th1s t1me the form of a young man clad 1n overalls and hlckory shlrt HIS speed betokens h1s eagernsss and I hear h1m saymg No more city l1fe for me I m gomg back to S W McDonald and the farm And I know Kerm1t w1ll be welcome The dancxng fa1r1es of the fire become ch1ldren 1nterested1n bu1ld1ng blocks playmg games slngxng sand and colored crayons In answer to my query as to how the l1ttle elves take care of themselves there appears the klndergarten teacher Anna Mary Ew mg whose man1fest 1nher1tance IS to love and be loved The a1ry SPYIICS of the fa1ry land of youth fade unto a pretenuous busmess house from whlch the play Splflt has departed I see men and affalrs movlng Wlfh clock l1ke prec1s lon and regularity The afduous adfnlnlstratlon ofa successful Clty bank SIIS upon the shoulders of the pres1dent G A Crawford As the door closes upon the bank ofhcxals an elegant l1mous1ne draws up to the curb 1n the adjommg block The l1ver1ed chauffeur stops the throbbmg motor and the wlfe of a prom1nent Wall Street broker enters the emporlum of fash1on as she turns I recog H126 Mary Hardm Dad lay down that old paper and help me clot my 1 s and cross my t s came the 1mperat1ve command of a nme year old urchln ' Son I am deeply lnterested 1n the al - ee ' - ar . , . s 9 7 7 . . . U . - a 1 . . . . ,, U . . . . a s s s - s . . . . . . ,, , . as - - aa ' ' - - - - 9 7 ' , t s a s a ' . , . . , ' 7 s , . . , . S 1 ' 7 - QQ - - s - as , . . . a 1 s - a s ' , . a , . . . 7 . me -a a as . . . . , . .

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Semor Class Poem At R C H there IS a class Wlth many a brave lad and lass Senlorsl Senlors bentors Here W6 l1'lVC lDOfl'l PlL'lSL1l'6 2ll1Cl FCHI' But HOW Wt' P111 Wltll lI'l3I1y 'l t6'lI' For WC HFC SCDIOFS HOW YOU lCI'lOW' Alld SO 21l'lS W8 l'l1VC IO gO But just one moment ere we go Out m the world to hoe our row We ll meet today thls Class o true And fly our color Gold and Blue Ah yes once more for old tlme s sake Before our dlfferent ways we take For here they come wlth steps so slow These Senlors who must walk just so T1s Emma flrst with smlle or tear To every Senlor she IS dear For kmdness famed both far and wlde To class mates she s a help and guide Who xs thls so tall and hne9 He surely IS of royal ltne Why ll s Ayres' our pet you know And what he says If s sure to go And here comes Kermlt wlth stately a1r For he must take the Presldent s chair Our Presxdent gallant and true Works always for the Gold and Blue School Ma am Mary and Artlstlc Anne These are the girls who always can Wlrh Oma Allce and all the rest We cannot tell whlch we love best Are we all here this Class so lane We re busy bees but all on tmae Now what shall me say before we go To what and where we do not know Some now thmk about the past Some the future of the Class When Floyd gets up amrd the roar And asks the chairman for the floor A nod from Don and Floyd goes on We ve all got here let s have some un Now dry your eyes and ralse one shout Before the Faculty puts us out Three cheers for Fess and all the rest Then each one yelled his very best Thls ofcourse provoked a smlle And then they chose to talk awhlle They talked of hopes and sweet dCSll'2S Things to which the heart aspires And how they longed great wrongs to rxght And be vlctorlous m the fight statesmen some to gam much fame else to soothe the brow of pam chance msplre young mmds to thmk move the world w1th prmter s 1nk Among them Kings o er Nature s Realm Those who bravely gurde the helm Perchance the ueen of a cozy home Dear teachers all we say goodbye But not without a tear and slgh For unto us you have been kxnd And your precepts we ll keep IH mmd Professor I-licks has been our friend Hrs Influence too wlll wlde extend And we the Class of Twenty one Will sound his pralses for laurels won Our dear Mlss Arrants our prlde and joy She holds each heart of girl or boy Her servlces we can ne er forget And we are glad our ways haxe met We ll here Include Professor Fooshee Wlao has worked to keep us from lgnorance In daxly llfe he s been smcere I ree Success he ll have from year to year Agaln dear faculty goodbye goodbye To dear school friends the same we cry As forth we go to different worlds We go as b tter boys and glrls I-IAZEL ALLEN UUUV llll ll ll lml YU . . . 5 . . ., . ' 1 ' , cc 1 vq . . . . . . f ' , f , . , Q, - . A , Y , x t , ,C , . l , , . . . , . . 7 7 ' , . , ' r . 1 . . ' I 1 , 7 ' ' ' A - C . , v ' ' 7 7 9 7 . - 9 As , . , , - , Or , g - ff- v Or ' ' ' ' : ' . . , . Or . 7 ' ' ' u 7 ' 7 7 ' ' u 7 , . 7 Y - Q' , Whlch she, wlth prxde, may call her own. . . . Y . . , . , . , ' 7 Cf 77 7 7 ' 7 7 ' v ' 7 7 , . , - - L 7 ' I , , , , . 7 ' N , Q 1 " 7 ' , v ' - v 4 ' 7 q, 1 1 ' ' A 7 A ' . . , . A ' ' 7 .. . - E ' V Y ee vs 3 A ' 9 . . K . v , 1 4 1 , . L x C C N 7, I A 9 - - , . , . . , 7 ' A 7 K 7 ' , . , . . ' , f 7 G I - T L L L 4 . L , . . , , . 47 L 7 C x B, va V 5 V 1 . , r . - . ,



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leged plot of the Chicago White Sox throwing the World Serxes to CIHCIHHHII Who rs your teacher? Mrss Ruth Benson and beheve me she won t even let you leave the comma out of 1 sentence when talkxng replled the chlld The parent rs strll further lnterrupted by the elder son gravely contendmg with the solutlon of Euclrd s baffllng theorems In a rxght trrangle the square O Pshaw' you thunk you have troubles xn Mlss Benson s room but walt untll you have that specres of Marh lnvented by Old Nick hlmself termed Geometry and taught by Prof Floyd Blackburn Why the man has already wrxtten two or three books on the subject and thmlcs we ought to know all about rt because he does The naturahst m search of beautxful speclmens finds one ln the socxal aclmlmstrator of I-Iull House Mlss Uma Sprvey Rrch and poor old and young alrke find rn her a wlse leader and counsellor The Metropolitan Opera House IS thronged wrth first nlght patrons the Curtain rxses and as the star of the evening appears a storm of applause greats the celebrated 1mper sonator Mrs Alice Darwm Brady Gay pleasure lovmg Pans rs agog with news of an Amerlcan Prnma Donna and has turned out a capacity house to greet her when a voxce comes floatlng on the arr and I recognize Mildred Taylor As fades the 1r1s after ram nn April s tearful weather the vrsron vanlshecl as the we1rd Meow NISOW of some prowllng member of the feline family arouses me The prophetlc slbyl dropped the veil of futurxty rhe cold ashes no longer presented fantastlc gl1mpses of human achxevement I rub my sleepy eyes close my classlc and resolve to emulate my classmates NAI-IOMA WELCH va cr - 1 1 ' a s . ,, . . . . - , . . . . . . , . Q, . , . . . , 1 . . , , . . . , , . , , , ' . . , . 7 - sa s 1 y 4 a 7 ' 9 - a , . , . . ' Q re ' ' ' ' ' 9 ' Q1 - - - Q 1 I - ec 1 aa - ' - , 1 . , .

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