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

 - Class of 1930

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SILVER AND BLUE :fol- , IN "Red" Lane. Gillis regretfully wills his hit with the girls to "Ed" Hyatt on the condition that he fills all dates and accepts all invitations and calls every Sunday afternoon. The Gailey lad bequeaths to Jim Wheeler the key to Chesterfield Alley on the condition that he keeps all members of the faculty locked out. "Big Six" Guyton wills to "Freak" Hill some if his length and everyone of his nick names. Item V "Rev." Holloway's ability as a bull shooter goes to Jim Wheelerg the said party also has the privilege of making coffee on third floor Lemley if he gets by without being caught, but remember if you get caught you are a goner. "Red" Jamison's hit and love for "Freckles" goes to Hammond on the condition that he holds the hit and not' "Freckles." "Jack" Jackson's hit with Miss Anderson goes to "Freak" Hill. His membership in the Bull Shooters Convention goes to "Pug" Bailey. "Little Enoch" Jones wills his hit as chauffuer of the dairy wagon to Hugh Keown. His ability as a tenor singer goes to Johnnie Davis. "Rev." Clark wills his hobby of running boys in from Chesterfield Alley to any man who is speedy on foot, because he says that there are times when the joke is turned and it pays to run in the other direction. Collier, the noted book seller, wills his history to Ham Elliot if he will promise not :o wear it out. Item VI "Squire" Littlejohn, "Flunkey" Smith and "Goofie" Landrum will .heir ability as track men and basket- nall players to "Sweet" Rufus Eller- bee, "Curley" Lawhorne, and "Light. ning" Chambers. "Chief" Moore. "Sambo" Mashburn, and "Pistol" Gunn bequeath their position on the '29 kitchen quartet to Gordon Green, Robert Henry and "Water Jack" Hester. "Fatso" Moore's hit with Dr. Winter goes to any man who can carry said party's books to every class for him. "Fatso's" plan of sleeping in a truck every night so as to be the first on the job and to be sure of driving it during the day goes to "Sissy" Rahn. Item VII "Si" Shields and "Flunky" Smith bequeath their room next to Dr. Cook to "Lena" Perdue and "Sissy" Rahn for they'll make two of a kind. "Bud" Perdue regretfully 'b e- queaths his good table manners to "Red" Travis. His art of making coffee goes to Tye Mimbs if he'll promise to never get caught. "Good Boy" Rodgers wills his posi- tion of being the most.handsome lad in his class to Singleton with this condition, that he doesn't let his head swell and burst. "Moses" Sanders' ability as a tenor singer goes to "Ray" Blankenship on the condition that he doesn't mix any bass with his tenor. "Will" Summerlin bequeaths his position as general fiunky for Mr. Mooney to Berry Sayer if he will promise t'o do just a little more work than Summerlin did. "Ro- mantic" Swilling bequeaths his posi- tion as the lady's man of his class to Ben Morton. "Tank" Tankersley be- queaths his ability of being jack of all trades and good at none to Homer Willis. "Nick" Thompson bequeath to "Romantic" Robinson his hit with the girls with the hope that he may Page Seventy-three

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SILVER AND BLUE W' MV :Il son Moore was very successfully managing the campus while Mr. Broughton Walton was engaged in farming here. Mrs. Walton, the form- er Lucy Keith, was a teacher in the science department. Margaret Cole- man, librarian at the girls' school. Mr. Herman Clark, who was a proud old bachelor, had charge of the dairy. We discovered that we were in time to attend the annual Alumni Banquet at which we found a repre- sentation of 93W of the class of 1930. We were addressed by Hon. Edwin Hyatt, who gave a detailed account of each member of the'class of '30, some having won world-wide and imperishable renown. After listening to the accomplishment' and successes of our classmates, Miss Berry remarked, "I am glad to know that the boys and girls of 1930 have helped me to realize my dreams." WILL ln behalf of my client, the class of 1930 of the Berry Schools, State of Georgia, U. S. A. I hereby call your attention to her last will and testament. She being of sound mind, memory and understanding, wishes to bequeath to her nearest friends those gifts which she has collected as she has travelled through life. She requests that those who receive these gifts will be faithful to the trust. Item l We generously and freely be- queath to the witty but yet unworthy class of 1931 the name Seniors which they have yearned for so long. With this name goes the many privileges and rights which are numberable. Our love, sympathy and good will, we fiing out to you, hoping that your standard will be high. Item Il We bequeath to "Double Red" Kinzey Angle's financial ability, and his hit with Mr. Beard goes to "Wooden Head" Owens. To "Pea- nut" Watson goes Arnett"s ability as an orator. His bass voice goes to Hal Smith on the condition that he dosen't disturb any other parties while practicing. Edd Barnett's long- ging to attend every social goes to Rev. Joe Lewis. 'Said party must not miss a social if he does without rea- son for not attending, them this longing must be passed on to some other who is capable of following direction. Hem lll "Valet" Barnett regretfully be- queaths to "Fuss" Colquitt his ability to get a date for Senior Day at the "Y" reception in the fall. To "Brave Admiral" Jeter goes "Dad" Lowery's old cob pipe and tobacco habitg with these goes Barnetts art of running because they will be useful on dark nights when a slow runner isn't' in the race. "Puddin" Blackstock's hit with Miss Anderson goes to West on con- dition that he dosen't argue with her. "Goofie" Bolt bequeath to "He Haw" Sloan his Firing, provided he does not fire up any more than twice a week and not less than once a week. "Mod- est" Coates wills his pleasing person- ality with the girls to Harold Babb. To Winter goes some of his length and good looks. Item IV "Spasm" Fitts' position as Mr. Barbour's right' hand man goes to Page Seventy-twg

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SILVER AND BLUE ,-MV VM - be more successful in getting dates and filling them than "Nick" has been. Item VIII "Ray" William, "Fatty" Wallace, "Southdown" Shropshire, and Hoke Lester bequeath to any four boys who can fill these positions: Nilliam's position as a bass singer in the choir, Wallace who is to be an undertaker and is getting his practice while here by working in the kitchen for Miss Anderson. Shropshire who can stand twenty three hundred volts of elec- tricity. Lester as the inventor and a runner. Item IV "Stims Pieface Snuffy" Walton be- queath every nickname which he owns to "Rev. Lawgear Hotbeans Wilson" Kown on the condition that he doesn't break Walton's record. J. C. Mulkey bequeath to "Geechie" Lane his unexcelled deep bass voice, providing he will use it in the double quartet. His place in the band goes to "Curley" Lawhorne. "Jap" Parker the fiddler wills his place in the orchestra to "Jack Dempsey" Johnston. Item X We hereby bequeath to our be- loved teachers peaceful nights of rest. The brilliant answers which we have given them on examinationsg on condition that they don't make a joke out of them at some chapel period. i-il. Item I To Miss Berry, who has helped us to understand the meaning of life- to the beloved founder of the best school of all-to Miss Berry, who has surrounded us with all this be- auty, who has made our lives richer and more abundant, we bequeath our abiding graditude, a graditude that will go with us through the years. Item ll And now to the members of the faculty we will leave the promise that we will cause fewer disappoint- ments to our friends in the future, because our Berry teachers have lov- ed us and taught us to appreciate the real values of life. Item III To next year's class we wish to pass on the sympathy, happy desposi- tions, deed fortunate appearances which we received from last year's class if they will keep up the stand- ards as we have done and pass it on to next year's class. We also solomnly will and bequeath to them all our winning personalities, love for socials, spontainous learning ability, intelligent recitations, good habits, and our "hit" with the faculty, pro- vided they keep from being restricted long enough to enjoy them. Item IV The Glad Rag Dolls of Sleepy Valley, Clarie Williams, Laura New- some, and Ruby Smith will to Lynette Hultz, Audrey Whitley, and Mildred Day their beds in Sleepy Valley iRoom 51 provided they will never leave them unmade. Lollie Bracewell hereby cheerfully wills and bequeaths her Geometry book with all the worries and sleep- less nights included, to Ois Tucker if she will pass it on to Ruby Tucker and Ival Hardwin next year. Mildred Moody wills to Dorothy Hammond the honor of going home Christmas if she will not get caught. Page Seventy-four

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