Semmes High School - Camellia Yearbook (Semmes, AL)

 - Class of 1951

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Dodds NUINLIY and It dtleslll say llowels tlthel Rldlllg., out a small eoulltly IU ld wt see two H1Lll who sef m to be mllklllg a eow Why that looks like yep thats who lt IS Rufflll Gldhdm has at last leachel his goal He ls mllkllle, the cow whlle Thomas Mc Caskey ls llilldllll., the cow s tall fol hlln They CLII1 to be l1dlI1lOllllll1g on Milk Cow Blues Mllklllfj time usually means its getting late so we head back IUI tewn When we leacll town about dusk we see people gathellllf., on the eovllel of Camellia Boulexald Gay cololed lights ue turlled on and we glow ITIOIL curl C GSS e the Sklllill Cllss o 9 0 eo htleJ e elously will oul tollowln most chellshed DUNBQSSIUII to the coming Senlol class of 1951 I Glox Cl Howell wlll my seat lll the blck of M1 Geens HINIOIQ ellss to Hllly Gleb and hope tllat he can use hls leet to the same adxalltage that I dld I111I1e that lb as paper weights I Glendelll Revette bequelth to Joan McLemole my two chellshcd fleckles to Nella Dell Eyans and Josephlne Kunz I Vonclle P16109 wlll to Betty Phllllps all IIIW l gles and glgs I Ell7abeth RODISOII wlll to Mae Mclilhalley all nay old English and history notes I OIIYLI George heleby 111 the slght ot the law bequelth my good running, new looklnl, Dod e to Al yln Taylol and Buddy Pound I Wlllle Sam Iknel wlll all my woln out basket ball shoe to Buddy Balthes I Gelle FlClT11llg, bequeath to Shelton Clelghton my undivided 'lttentlon ln English class I Olxllle Phll11pS wlll my boxing ablllty to Pat Shlpp and hope that he w lll DIOXC as successful as I ll staying outslde the IODCS I H B Hdle bequeath to Pete Pollald mv ablllty to be truant and stlll make As We Eva Jewell Rabon and Flankllll Alk6l1 wlll to Glolla Thompson and DOI1d1d Ray South oul healthy weight I GIOIIH McDuffle wlll to Ann Stexens all my worn out pass cards I Thomas McCaskey bequeath to Joseph Howell the rumble seat in my car to take all hls glrl friends Tldlng ln I Shlrley McNeal wlll my fantastic laugh to Nellle Freeman I Vlolet Seales bequeath to Joyce Jarvis my hearty laughter and llvellness to Twelfth Street Rag I Catherine Harwell wlll to Betty Bolton all my ancestors as I feel I wlll not need them any more I can face the world behlnd my own coat of paint I Agnes Drlskell bequeath to Alvln Waltman my ablllty to play the plano I Esther Brooks wlll to Shirley Slay my ablllty to get along wlth male teachers I Louls Cecchl Wlll to Gene Tanner my qulet d1S posltlon I Joe Pace W111 to Blllle Axelett my ablllty to keep my mind from wandering dullng class I Opal Engllsh do wlll my posltlon as Mr Malones assistant secretary to Emma Cecchl I Betty Smlth do W111 to some benlghted JUHIOI anybody who wlll accept lt as It 1S yet unclaimed my trouble as class secletaly I Norma Reaves bequeath my scat ln the office to Gladys Ward I Carlton Shumock being of sound mlnd do wlll to Murry Rester my sweet smlles and hope that he wlll keep them well oiled We, Mary lAnderson7 Dodd and JHCKIS Lane, be queath to Margaret Waters and Hazel Bradley oul ablllty to always get our way 0Lls We ask a small boy why all the people ale gath tl I1 And guess what' Oh ye of Cuulst they all gt I1dl.1X6 on a Saturday night People ale exelywhere slnglng and dallelllg., a lf they lre hating the time of their llfe Musle and llu htel flow fleely through the dll Gee whlt a lot of fun we must haxe I'l'1lbSCCl all these yeals Then we both Jump up and 10111 lll the Slllgllli, and dancing, And hele well take oul st llld and llxe and die lll Semllles EVA IEWELL RABON VIOLET SEALES Class Prophets W ONell Hlle bel ,., ot sound lT'lI1 c wlll elexellless lll tlnellng a way to get out of class IJ Malcel Wlggln We Bobby Rly AI1dLlSUl1 illfl Rlymond ClLlj.,l1tUI1 do heleby be que lth oul ablllty to get along w lth Vll RlChd1dS to James Glbson and Ellc Rau I MOHILJQ Jlckson wlll to Bllly Allsup and GIGS don Blafllldll my beautlful cully hall It eully enough lol both Nelson Fleming all my unused time and hope that they wlll use It to good adxantage I Bluce Tannel bequeath to Phelon DOXNIIIIIL, and Laxelne George my burning ambition to learn English I Bruce Tew wlll all the holes ln my socks to DdXld Mlllel lnd Shelton Parden but Ollly on one LOI1dltl0I1 md that IN that they l-aturn them aftel sex en years I Buddy Mlller bequeath to Fallls Howell m pc ltlon as qualtelback on the footbal lteam I Anllle Gleelllee being of sound mlllcl do wlll my motto NGNGI put your tongue behind your eye tooth so you cant see what you re saying to Gladw Lewls I Johnny Ruth Martin wlll to Jlmmle Jo Wallace mv tongue w hlch contains mv xocabularv I Mary Fay Lawrence wlll to Exerett W00ddld all the unused plper ln my locker at the elld of the yeal I Julla Ann Wllllams bequeath to RODCII Red mond my ablllty to make speeches I Elton PICTCG wlll my love for Biology to Shan non Meredith I Pat McAdams wlll to Lawrence Lowery my ablllty to park cars well I Etta DHVIS bequeath to anybody who needs It my blg bluff Apply early to dV0ld the rush I Ruffln Graham bequeath to Garner Byrd my ablllty to make As but not my beauty Ill stlll feel the need of that I fear and couldnt be coaxed into leaving It behind me even wlth Garner who need lt so badly We Maxlne Hare and Ramona Graham wlll all our A B C chewlng gum to Margle Tanner and Carol Byld KABC means already been chewed J I Margaret Wllllams bequeath my ablllty to drlxe a school bus to Hugo Howell I Balney Coylngton feellng that freckles should lemaln ln the famlly now wlsh to wlll back to James MIIIS the freckles that were wllled to me by hls bloth r Arthur last year I Annle Laurle Curry do wlll to Elsle Lold nlx popularlty wlth Sophomore boys I Grace Ward bequeath my trips to town ex ely week end to Opal Wllllams We the Senlor Class of 1950 do hereby set 01.11 hand and seal to this OUI last wlll and testament May 30 1950 ETTA DAVIS RAYMOND CREIGHTON EDNA EARLE PIERCE Testators V B, ,J ' ' 1 . 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a head nose rnd freckles Lookrng closer wc frnd Barney Covrngton an old school chum of Sunrnes Hrgh School He tells us that we are now rn Semmes Alabama qulte a town these days Dear old Semmes How could we exer forget' Leavrng the depot rn search of a place to Lat we see a mrnk coat flashrng rn front of Us and the next thrng we know we are face to face wrth Margaret Wrllrams who tells us of her marrrage to a very wealthy man We ask rf the Sammes Cafe strll serves good hotdogs She laughs and tells us that rt 1s the largest restaurant rn town As she turns to get rnto her long red comertrble out steps the chauffeur a stout drgnrfred mrddle aged man When he turns we are surprrsed to frnd that he rs Franklrn Arken We frnd the Semmes Cafe and as the door swrngs open we are escorted to a small corner table by a rather drgnrfred lookrng head walter U n n looks lrke Bruce Tew Yep thats who lt rs Then who do you thmk should serxe us wrth a most dclrcrous meal but Gleandean Rexette' Hearrng strarns of musrc we turn to see band lt rder Monroe Jackson and hrs Boofre Beatcrs Mon roe rntroduces the Boogre Beater Chorus grrls as Bar bara Lord Etta Drrskell Elrzabeth Robrson Agnes Drrskell Fay Lawrence and Johnme Ruth Martrn Then out steps the dancer of the evenrng rn a short flashy red skrrt Much to our surprlse we recognrze Norma Reeves our old A lk classmate The Boogre Beaters strrke up wrth Chattanooga Shoe Shrne Boy and everythrng gets rn full swrng Ae we frnally leave the restaurant we stroll by the bar and presrdrng there rs that boxrng champ Orvrlle Phrllrps who after wrnnrng many champronshrps has now retrred from the rrng Beglnnrng a tour of the town we hear a loud norse comrng from the Jarlhouse Currousl Gee I reckon Afrard to go rn the front we quretly sl1p through a srde door The frrst thrng that catches our eyes rs the padded cell from where thrs awful norse rs comrng No not them' Well who else could we have expected Lookrng through the bars and srngrng Temptatron as crazy as ever are Ester Brooks and Shrrley McNeal We see they are up to therr old trrcks agarn Well well look whos at the sherrffs desk wrth h1S feet propped on the desk and cell keys gayly swrngrng around hrs frngers Mr Hamer' And wearrng the broadest grrn Ive exer seen It seems that Mr Hamer has been tryrng to capture Ester and Shlrley for the past 25 years as they have been terrorrzrng the town wrth therr pranks and Jokes We congratulate h1m and start to leave but as we open the door we come face to face wrth Catherme Harwell And wearrng a deputy badge mrnd you But but we thought you were gorng to be a school teacher Oh' excuse us we forgot who the sherrff rs Oh well the world goes round and round Next to the Jarlhouse we frnd a small barber shop Even a shoe shrne boy Cuttrng harr and grvrng shaves rs none other than the Barber Shop trro Bobble Ray Anderson Raymond Crerghton and Iours Cecchr who greet us heartrly Then rn flounce two stylrshly dressed ladres whom we recognrze as Judy Wrllrams and Betty Smrth and ask for a qurck shrne Ashrne' we both speak at once rn surprise Hearrng a grggle behmd us we turn to see the shoe shrne boy laugh mg Pardon me drd we say boy' Well rf rt 1snt Grace Ward We mrght have known Bang' Bang' Now what was that' Currous we race down the street to Bulldogs Tavern where a crowd rs gatherrng Two hosprtal men are carryrng a body out the door Peeprng under the sheet on the stretcher we frnd oh' no, rt couldn't be Not that most hand some boy, Carlton Shumock' Who could have done such a tragrc thrng" Then, escorted out the door by pollceman Gene Flemrng, rs Jackre Lane, carrymg an old 44 and srngrng, "I drdn't know the gun was loaded" Then as vorces dre down we hear the record that had been playmg all thrs trme Jackle and Carlton were swusthearts but she got her man cause he wr dornf., her wrong About thrs trme we notrce a small red speck com rng over the hrll As rt draws nearer we see why rts H B 1Doodyr Harcs model A Yes just as red and cute as ever Srttrng rn the Hadacol box are Marc rne Hare and Ramona Graham merrrly srngrng then old favorrte Doodys got a lrmousrne we buy the gasolrnc Rrng Drng thats where our money goes Look at that cap H B rs wearrng' Hadacol Taxr Serx rce huh' He rnforms us that srnce hrs car always seemed to draw a crowd he decrded to turn rt rnto a taxi and see how many rt drew then At the pres ent hrs radro lb broken and he rs rrdrng Maxrne and Ramona around Just for the sound effect H B lnvrtes us for r rrde and we hop rn Oh look' Radio Statron N U T S' Proprretor Wrllro. Sam Ikner Well arnt that yust dandy' H B tells us that Wrllre Sam has become a very promrnerrt radro man srnce hrs hrgh school days Recently Hank Wrl lr ms rctrred and Wrllre Sam took over hrs role as Love Srck Blues Boy Gee I guess rts a lrttle past our bed trme So wt ask H B to take us to a hotel where we can get good nrghts sleep Sleep' they all exclarm And mrss the trme of your lrfe' Why tonrght two of the most famous wrestlers rn hrstory wrll tangle at 9 pm women wrestlers' Thrs oughta be good So we srt thrugh a gruesome bloody battle Then rts all over and Glorra McDuffrc rs the wrnner' The defeated lady on the floor looks lrkc u huh Vorrcrle Prerce And the guy who refereed and wrll probably have a broken neck when Voncrle wakes up lb Joe Pace Off to bed at last and no dreams allowed Well what do you know rts mornrng already Well mrght as well get an early start and see the srghts Walkrng to the elevators we hear a loud zoom zoom Push mg the button both elevator doors fly open at once Qurck servrce Out step Grover Howell and ONeal Hare all dressed up rn bellboy surts It seems that they both enjoyed drrvrng the school bus so much they were sure they would lrke to run an elevator Every trme the button rs pushed they both race to see who wrll beat Thrs trme rt was a tre so we drvrde up and down we go Say 1snt that a pretty lrttle burldrng' Dont reckon lt would hurt to look rnsrde Up the steps and through the door we go Flowers everywhere and the rnsrde rs even prettrer than the outsrde It seems that thrs rs a mortuary run by of all people Elton Prerce Elton tells us that hrs busrness has been helped greatly by the cooperatron of Mrss Rrchards who rs strll teach rng at Semmes and lrterally krllrng the puprls wrth homework Out we go and strollrng on we come to an I Drove It car lot Yes ha ha Pat McAdams drove rt now you drrve rt rf you can Rentrng a car we decrde to vrsrt our old Alma Mater Semmes School The bulldlng and rts surround rngs have grown consrderably through the years and the grounds look lovely Gorng lnto the burldrng we see Etta Davrs who rnforms us that she rs now teach rng at Semmes She rnvrtes us rnto the prrncrpals offlce We are surprrsed to frnd Bruce Tanner srttrng at the prrncrpals desk But why shouldnt he be prrn crpal' He now has seven krds rn school Leavrng the offrce we decrde to look the school over Hasnt changed much huh" Krds strll comrng here and teachers strll tryrng to teach them On leav rng we stop back by the offrce to brd Bruce good bye As we open the door we see Opal Englrsh hop off the desk where rt seems she has been takrng drctatron Ah' Just a case of the boss and secretary Down the street from the school we see Annre Greenlee, sellrng "Semmes Sent1nels" It seems that the newspaper hasnt been sellrng very well lately and the edrtor, Olrver George, rs buyrng one to help rncrease the sales Glancrng around us, we see a large neon srgn Mary , 1 Z 1 1 ' 1 1 , ' ' s 1 51 x x ' 5- t- ' ' v 1 12 Q , , ' , 1 1 . x r ' 1 s . , . 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Luzioz fdii X1 SS... 'XZFWQ' ,,,,., Rovs Row Row Row Row iv 1 Blllv Allsup Randolph Averett Buddv Barthes Horace Creighton Shelton Creighton Neha Dell Evans Josephme Kunz Gladys Lewls Elsie Lord Betty Phllllps Buddy Pound Erlc Rau Gene Tanner Margne Tanner, Alvm Taylor Plctures of the following members of the Junior Class do not appear: Garner Byrd Phelan Downing, Nelson Fleming. Laverne George. -13-

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