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SHNER AND BLUE
Hailed from Rome, Georgia with
the ambition to receive a degree
from Johns Hopkins University.
Member of the Delphic society, Ho-
mecon Club and served on Y cabinet.
Motto: "Whatever is worth doing at
all is worth doing well". Favorite
saying: "Well, of all things".
Came from Adairsville, Georgia in
the fall of '26. Motto: "Die trying
not try dying." Hobby: Radio ex-
perimenting. Favorite saying: "Dad-
gem-it." He is a member of Athe-
r-ian society and academic club.
MAY BELLE PRATER
Blew in from Rome, Georgia in the
fall of '26 with the ambition to take
Mr. Carlson's place as architect of the
school. She has been a member of
the Y, Delphic society, Euclidian
Club, and was a delegate t'o the stu-
dent volunteer convention in the
spring of '30, Motto: "If ye can't be
fiist, just be last. Favorite saying:
"Gee, I don't know". Pastime:
Arrived at Berry from Rome,
Georgia in the fall of '27. His motto
is "Better late than never". Ambi-
tion: To be a forest ranger. Member
of Varsity Club and was a star base-
ball playerg member of Philo society.
Breezed in from Canton, Georgia
in the spring of '28 with the ambition
to take Miss Dexter's place if she
could find, borrow, or steal enough
Lobby pins and a hair net to give to
Mary Mooney t'o keep her hair out of
her face while she had a boyish bob.
Member of Delphic society and Math
Club. Motto: "Giggle and create
happiness". Favorite saying: "Oh,
Myrt, don't do me so dirty". Hobby:
Making her bed skreak over the liv-
ing room when Miss Barnes had
guests. Pastime: Going to the boys'
We the prophet and prophetess
having gone to Washington, D. C.
for the presidential inauguration of
1949 arrived there three days before
the inaugural services, but just in
time for the unveiling of the Doris
Jones "Bronze Bust" of Commander
Robert Shields, the discoverer of the
Eastern Pole. The plane which had
so laboriously thrust itself through
the ethereal heavens carrying Com-
mander Shields and his company to
victory was equipped with a platinum
propeller, which had been a gift to
the famous aviator by the Lundy
Thompson Platinum Corporation.
At the conclusion of the unveil-
ing program, we slowly plodded and
rounded our way through the crowd,
until we were in reach of the "one
time insignificient Berry student that
had put the child of destiny to
shame." Of course, "Sifus" rec,
ognized us and immediately inquired
the whereabouts of our former class-
mates. Just then a telegram was
rushed to Mr. Shields stating that the
president-elect, Mr Winifred Moore,
Page 71 text:
SILVER AND BLUE
Sailed to us from Miami, Florida in
the fall of '26 with the ambition to
excel in dramatic arts. She was a
member of the Clioniain society, Y,
Patrician and Euclidian Clubs. Mot-
to: "Think before you speak and be
frank". Hobby: Giving finger waves.
Saying: "Say, honey, that"s keen."
Arrived at Berry in the fall of '26
with the ambition to be a banker.
Member of Y. M. C. A., Athenian
society, class basketball team for
three years. Motto: "Be a good
loser as well as a good winner".
A native of Toccoa, Georgia came
to Berry in the fall of '27. Motto:
"Get all you can and can all you
get". Hobby: Swimming in January.
Favorite saying: "Think you can do
it?" Member of class basketball team
and is an Athenian.
Was showered to us from Ander-
sonville, Georgia with the ambition to
be a piano thumper. She was a mem-
ber of the Delphic society, served on
Y cabinet, and was class pianist. Mot-
to: "Never do today what you can
put off till tomorrow. Hobby: "For,
getting to go to her music class.
J. D. WALLACE
Hailed from Lafayette, Georgia
in fall of '28. Motto: "Sufficient
unto the day is the trouble thereof."
Pastime: Eating. Hobby: Fighting
fire. Member of the Philo Society
and the famous kitchen crew of '29.
Came to Berry in the fall of '26
from Waverly Hall, Georgia with the
ambition to get all she could and to
can all she got. She has been a mem-
ber of the Delphic society, Y, Home-
con and Eucluidian Clubs. She serv-
ed as captain of the senior basketball
team. Motto: "Giggle and the cam-
pus giggles with you".
J. A. PARKER
Breezed in from Atlanta in summer
of '28 with ambition to learn how to
fish in a sieve. Motto: Do the imposs-
ible". Favorite saying: "Got anything
to eat?" Ho is a Philo and a member
of orchestra and "Y" cabinet. Hobby:
Joined the class from Rome, Geor-
gia several years ago with the am-
bition to spend a few years like Rip
Van Winkle. She was a member of
the Delphic society, and Euclidian
and Homecon Clubs. Motto: "Let
not the littleness of others disturb
you". Favorite expression: "Buddy,
you are not deceiving me, are you?"
Came from Okefenoke Swamp in
the spring of '26 with the aspiration
to preach better and bigger sermons.
Motto: "To be afraid of making a
mistake is to make one". Hobby:
Canvassing books. He is an Athe-
nian, member of "Y" cabinet and a
"Y" delegate to Blue Ridge.
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SILVER AND BLUE
and his lovely wife, Miss Elena Step-
hens were giving a luncheon at the
Max Landrum Hotel in honor of the
great discoverer. It so happened
that we were invited to the luncheon
also. President-elect Moore gave us
a great surprise when he told us that
practically his entire cabinet was of
the world's best men and women-
Berry men and women-and best of
all from the class of '30, They were
as follows: Lemuel Tankersley, Sec.
of State, as all of us know that Mr.
Tankersley was a fond admirer of
fair sex, we were not surprised to
find his home practically managed by
the warm heart and generous words
of Laura Newsome.
Jesse Maxwell, Sec. of War, but it
is doubtful will do much fighting
as he is the husband of our ever cher-
ished Myrteen Campbell.
Felton Swilling, Sec. of Navy. Fel-
ton is a bachelor since Mary Low-
man, the world famous aviatrix, has
never said the small, but ever so
significant word "yes".
Terrell Lowery, Sec. of Treasury.
It is a comfort to know that "Ned"
assisted by his competent wife, Lil-
lian Bruce, will have charge of our
Clyde Blackstock, Sec. of Labor.
Even though Clyde was said to be
the laziest boy that ever attended
Berry, he is to fill the office of sec.
of Labor, and will comfortly provide
for his wife, formerly Miss Ruth
Sec. of Interior, John Coats. Tho-
ugh John says that most of his work
is of exterior variety, he will not
refuse the place.
Lawrence Barnett, Sec. of Euca-
tion. We were greatly chagrined to
find that Lawrence was to fill such
an exacting position, but was some-
what relieved to find that he is to
be assisted by his capable wife, the
former Mary Gay.
Ranzy Jones, Postmaster General.
Little Ranzy always wanted to be a
general in the army, but now he is
doubled general as he is filling the
responsible position as Postmaster
General and his Wife the former Miss
Thelma Cochran forces him to be
general of her and their boys.
Clyde Gailey, Sec. of Agriculture.
Most of Clyde's time is taken up by
playing with Goldiesmith as he calls
the small golden haired girl of which
he and Ruby Smith Gailey are the
Burton Stephens, Attorney Gen-
eral. In Burton's college work a great
stress was placed on the value of
forceful argument, and we noticed
that he had at last persuaded Fleda
Ballenger to give up her perfectly
good nome for that of Stephens.
George Collier, Sec. of Commerce.
George finds that his persuasive t'alk
which he developed while selling
books is of great help to him in dis-
positions of our commerce. We were
quiet confident that Mr. Moore's
carefully selected cabinet would be
a most wise and prudent group.
After the luncheon we decided to
visit our former classmates who had
taken up their abode in the Federal
C'ity. We were motoring down
Pennsylvania Avenue when we saw
a most colorful sign, "Moody-Prater
Dancing School." A unique act
was being taught by Misses Mildred
Moody, Maybelle Prater and Mary
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