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

 - Class of 1930

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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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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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S1LvER AND BLUE VN .. Clarie Williams wills her great ability to build fires and take up ashes to Margaret Davis and Gertrude Hilleary. To Dorothy Hammond and Frances Lockman goes Mildred Moody's and Madeline Bagwell's honor of run- ning a beauty parlor in Rome Cot- tage provided they can run it with- out water or combs. Thelma Beard, Madeline Bagwell, and Mildred Moody wish to leave their room to Lynette Hultz, Audrey Whitley and Dorothy Hammond pro- vided thcy will get one love note a day from Mrs. Harden. Thelma also wills her ability to study to Dorothy Hammond if she will start getting up her note books a few hours be- fore they are due. Agnes Allen and Elsie McCain will to the junior class their ironing board if they will pass it on to the next class. Nellie Allen wishes to leave with Geneva Craig the traditional sweater providing she passes it on to a rising senior next year. Agnes 'Allen and Ruth Fricks 1Co- eds of' Senior Classj will to Jewell Stephens and Mary Chandler their privilege of taking class at the College provided they manage not to get it on their schedule at the Girls' school. To Geneva Craig goes Elena Stephens privilege of being president senior class if she will take blame, knocks, and most of of the all the all the task of keeping juniors and on speaking terms just be- seniors fore Senior Dayg To "Dot" Wooten goes Elena's uniform dress mended by Miss Beverly while Elena was in the hospital. --1 Ruth Fricks Wills to Sara Blalock her place in the choir if she will at- tend every practice. Elena Stephens and Ruth Fricks will room no.,2, Rome Cottage, to "Dot" Wooten and Evelyn Yeats provided they will put the iire screen in place before leaving the room. To Florence Denton and "White- wash" fMary Katej Hitchcock, goes Elena Stephen's and Rubye Smith's place in the choir. Ruby wishes to will her locker in Recitation Hall to Nina Fletcher, since she already knows the combination. To Atha Lambert goes "Prater's" Geometry book, ruler and compass provided she will pass it on to a junior next year, also "Prater's" walking ability goes to Elma Motes if she will out walk Geneva Craig on Senior Day. Lillian Bruce wills to Nina Fletch- er her Nov. 1929 No. of the McCalls magazine, if she will keep her em- blem as safely hidden in it as Lillian did. To Florence Plumm goes her geometry ability provided she will study more than 15 minutes every day. Lucy Keith wills her place of hid- ing collars, letters, etc. to Ois Tucker if she will use it and keep the juniors from getting a single collar she failed to do.J Mary Gay, Minnie Smith, Elsie McCain and Doris Jones will to their beloved friends, Dorothy Hammond, Virginia Lockman, Frances Lockman, and Nina Fletcher, their historical and very romantic room, "The Booby Hatch," in Rome Cottage, provided they will be sure to build one fire in it the stove during their stay there and find the secret place for keeping fwhich Page Seventy-five

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