Berry High School - Torch Yearbook (Mount Berry, GA)

 - Class of 1929

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24 SILVER AND BLUE "Sow a thought-reap an action, Sow an action-reap a habitg p a habit-reap a character: Sow Sow a character-reap a destiny." We shall always remember our companionship with you and we trust that you will remember us. "To you from failing hands we throwg The torch, be yours to hold it high." To you, my dear classmates, the final words of farewell. Never again will we meet as we are now. Un- speakable memories fill our hearts. The sweet scenes which are fast fad- ing behind us, pause to hold our View once more. We shall never forget the happy hours spent together at our class parties and picnics, for there is a place in our hearts that they will ever fill, Let us not think that all is sun- shine nor that fame will wait upon our bidding. "He who would win must labor for the prize." It is the man with high intentions and firm purpose, with unselfish ambitions, and longing for the ideal that knows no failure or defeat. For him alone, all the experiences in life combine to pave the way to further achieve- ments. I can wish nothing higher or happier for us than that through our lives, in joy and sorrows, in brightest sunshine and deepest shad- dow, there may remain with us the consciousness of duty well performed of suffering nobly endured, all of life faithfully lived. With many pleasant memories of our fellowship and the assurance of an unfailing affectionate rememberance, I bid you "Farewell-" SOPHOMORES EXPRESS GRATI- TUDE FOR DELIGHTFUL ENTERTAINMENTS In addition to the class parties and picnics-we have been delight- fully entertained by our class teach- ers and other members of the faculty. The girls were delightfully enter- tained by Misses Johnson and Warden in Rhea Hall. This being a lovely occasion in the early spring. On Sunday night March 17, the girls were entertained at supper in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee. Miss Seldon favored the girls with CL French style breakfast in the winter. Miss Brewster was guest of honor. A delightful entertainment of re- cent date was a party given in the lovely home of Dr. and Mrs. Green. Games and music were enjoyed until 9:30 and then delicious refreshments were served. The home was beauti- fully decorated with the class colors, Purple and White. On Friday, April 26, from three till six p. m., the girls were entertain- ed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terry. Besides the girls, the guest included the College Faculty and many promi- nent ladies on the campus. After examinations were over, Miss Brewster served the girls a delicious breakfast in Catherine sitting room. The last party of the season was a "dress-up" party given by our class teachers, Miss Warden and Mr. Spindler, on May 3, in Rhea Hall. The color scheme was carried out in the refreshments, and the occasion was enjoyed by all. This has been a year of entertain- ment fOr Us and we shall never forget the interest you have shown in us.

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V SILVER AND BLUE 23 of life's duties and privileges, and that we may put into practice some- thing of the vision of a higher, nobler life which we have received here. We feel that in doing this we shall have repaid, to a certain extent, the debt that we owe to Miss Berry and to this school. It is in this spirit that we face these exercises today. We have been led through pleasant paths thus far, and we are eager to make the turn to the larger sphere of life that lies around the corner. We ask you then, dear friends, to join with us with glad hearts in the celebration of this hour, and to accept our assurance of the deep pleasure it offords us for you to be here. We sincerely hope that when we have finished, and the fellowship of this day has faded into memory, you will feel that you are as truly glad you came as we are to have you with us - VALEDICTORY I have been honored with the pri- vilege of representing the class of 1929 before you at this time. Today is our day. We have worked dili- gently in preparing for this glorious occasion and may we now forget at this time that we must soon part, and rejoice because we have climed the ladder of success thus far. To Miss Berry, our first words of parting are due. The farewell word that we would speak to her is full of deeper meaning than we can ex- press. We realize that it is her un- ceasing service and devoted. love that has made it possible that we might assemble here to say farewell- Dur- ing these two years, each of us has received a higher and nobler vision of life. As long as life itself shall last, we shall cherish the memories of the days that we have spent in this institution. We will ever strive to do the things that she has instituted into our hearts and souls. Dr. Green and Members of the Faculty, the time has come for us to leave you and as we address you to- day, we cannot refrain from expres- sing the deep sense of obligation that rests upon us. We have spent two years of our lives under your care and have irsceived training whidh forms a large part of the equipment for our lives. We have passed through this course with a growing respect for your scholarship. We are indeed grateful to you for hav- ing been helpful in the building of our characters. And now, in the name of my class whose representative I am proud to be, I bid you farewell, with the hope that your memory of us may be as pleasant as ours shall always be of you. Fellow-students of the under- graduate class, today we leave this beloved college in your care. You are to walk these halls and paths that we have trod so many times. The duties that were once ours are yours. We are glad that we leave strong-hearted students who love their college and will stand up for her when we are gone. We are leaving her in the most capable hands we know. Neverthe- less, we fell that we must not resign our places in the classroom and on the campus to your full and free en- joyment without reminding you of that old proverb:



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