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

 - Class of 1932

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Leland Green, B S Pd D PRESIDENT Dear Members of the Graduatmg Classes My slncere thanks go out to everyone of you for the years of fa1thful loyal loving servlce whlch you have contrlbuted to your Alma Mater You have set high standards Your work has been well done As the f1rst college graduatmg class to re celve degrees you have made a record whlch flttmgly 1n1t1ates the super1or work and lofty 1deals whlch are to characterlze our new college As the f1rst hxgh school sen1ors to be wholly separated from the college, you have fully malntamed the tra d1t1onal Berry ldeals as to Splflt work and conduct It IS my hope and prayer that your stay at Berry will always make your hves rlcher happler, and more fru1tful May there have been klndled ln your souls a hvmg flame whlch w1ll send you forth 1nto the world resolved to do your work 1n a thorough noble unselilsh manner It IS always well to remember that not what we get but what we g1V9 IS the real measure of both success and happlness Most slncerely your fr1end G LELAND GREEN .., . . r 1 9 1 7 ' , . 7 , . 1 , . 7 E. 5 S. Henry Cook, A. B., A. M., Pd. D. D E A N B... . , ' Dear Friends of the Graduating Class: Your editor of the Silver and Blue has asked for a letter. There is so much one would like to write, but words do not always tell what we feel. I want to express to each of you my heartfelt thanks for your ready co-operation and happy loyalty in the days that have passed and again to call your attention to the verse of John Oxenham: "But to every man there openeth A way, and ways, and a way, And the high soul climbs the high way And the low soul gropes the lowg And in between, on the misty flats, The rest drift to and fro. "But to every man there openeth A high way and a low, And every man decideth The way his soul shall go." Sincerely your friend, S. H. COOK it , Al1ceL WlHg0,A M DEAN OF WOMEN Dear Sen1ors Thls IS a year of real h1stor1c lmportance ln the Berry Schools To be a member of the flrst class to be graduated from the Berry College IS a hlgh honor You are the slfted few and of you we expect great thmgs To the Hlgh School Senlors I w1ll say that I am happy to fmd that a large number of you plan to go on to college Some of you wlll work next fall and enter college 1n the sprmg Some of you w1ll take pos1t1ons now and come back later to college Some w1ll not go to college, and th1s 1S as lt should be L1fe offers many openlngs to young people ln dlfferent flelds of servlce Not every boy and glrl should go to college There are other act1v1t1es open to you ln wh1ch you can be as useful as ln professlonal vocatlons A recent vxsltor a professor 1n one of the eastern Umversltles, sa1d I thlnk you have here at the Berry Schools the funda mental thmgs as the b3SlS of your educatlonal plan Unhapplly one cannot say that for some of our so called great un1vers1t1es The state dlrector of Vocat1onal Home Economlcs v1s1t1ng us recently, told us that one of the f1nest pleces of work she had seen m GeOFgla IS belng done by two of our Hxgh School graduates, one of our boys who marrled one of our girls Together these two are teach1ng 1n a needy commumty and workmg among the mothers and fathers as well as the chlldren and brlngmg a new llfe mto the whole settlement She sald that no pralse IS too h1gh for that k1nd of Splrlt When she asked them how they came to be lnterested ln that k1nd of communlty bulldmg they replled Thxs IS the sort of work Mlss Berry wanted us to do C C Peters, an authorlty on Educatlonal Soclology says There IS no type of tra1n1ng that one needs for success 1n any aspect of llfe that 1S not the schools proper concern It IS not 1ts prlvxlege to draw 1tself up w1th1n the l1m1ts of a tradxtlonal currlculum and say these other thmgs do not belong to me If they perta1n to fltness for effectlve l1v1ng, whether related to health, wealth, soc1ab1l1ty, knowledge beauty, or nghtness, and 1f they can be lmproved at all through tra1n1ng they do be long to the school Students gomg out from Berry, the thmgs that you have seen and heard and have been made to feel at Berry you wxll flnd a real preparatlon for the buslness of l1v1ng I wlsh for you each one not an easy place 1n llfe, but a place where you can be useful, and 1f you are useful, I know you wlll be happy Slncerely yours, ALICE LOGAN WINGO 0 0 9 l 0 ' - 14 . ,, . ' 7 9 . ,, . , - ' . . . ,, x . . . 4. . . . v 1 M - - s 1 ,I . . . - , . , - . I - 9 , . 1 , - sv 5 4 - ' V3 5 Sllver and Blue DR. JOHN H. WINTER Gleams the blue of morning Mists are rising fast -L-------Q5 AA l To our gaze revealing Life and Work at lastg Hearts a-thrill with vigor, Eyes with hope alightg Blue the early sunrise- Silver shines the height. On Youth's dewy meadows Marsh and bog we find, But strong and wise our marshals, Great of heart -and mindg Every mire they've sighted From their tower at dawng On their charts they've marked them, Now they lead us on. Soon the foothills rise To homes above the plain' Truth and Beauty dwell there- Love and Peace shall reign. O may Faith and Vision Lead our steps aright, Blue the early morning! Silv ry glows the height! Us SILVER AND BLUE Published by the Graduating Classes and Printed by Students in the Print Shop of the Berry College and High Schools Mount Berry, Georgia STAFF Editors ,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,Y,,,,....,, ,,,.,,,,, ,,,......,.,....,..,.... A rthur Smith and Robert Keith Senior fcollegel Historian ,.., ..,,......,,A., ,,,,,,,..,..,.7,...,,,,,,.t,,...,, H a rwell Mallory " Prophet l,,,......rtrrt,......,o, , ,,...,.it.....,.,..............t,.t,... Lurlie Ham " Poet ......,,.,,.....,.,,,,...... ........ M aude Tallent " Salutatorian .,..t,, W ...,.V Elizabeth Smith " Valedictorian ,.,t,,. .,,7...,,. A rthur Smith Junior Historian ,,,,,,..,. ..,....,.,,,.. C urtis Waters Sophomore Historian ..,.,,,e,,.....i.,... ,,,i.....,.. . . ,.,...,...i.,,i,t.vii. Margaret Coleman Freshman Historian i,... .,.,,,.,,..i,,,,, ..,..,i,,,,....,,........... .,....,,, H a 1 Smith Senior thigh schoolj ..,,.. ,,..,. 19 " Poets ,i,..,.,,,,..,. - .,... if Prophets .,,,,..,..i, .-,,, Admlmstrators ...,,,,...,,,,,.,..,i,,, ....,.,., Ruth Simmons and Daniel Newbern Doris Simonton and Robert Keith Angie Manning and Colvin Lee Bessie Worley and Spurgeon Sitton " Salutatorian e.,.,i,.., ,,,,..i,,,i ,,,,,i,,,,.,.,,,,,i,i,,,,,,i,i, , A ngie Manning " Valedictorian ,,tt. .,,,.,i,.i,,,,,,,,,LL,,,i.,..,,,,..i.,,,,,,,, E llis Stewart Faculty Adviser ,,,,..., ,,,,,, C, G, Morris CONTENTS College Section Miss Berry's Letter ....t,,.. ,.,,,,, 3 Dr. Green's Letter .,,i,,t i,,.i.. 4 Dr. Cook's Letter ,,,....,.,,,, ii,,,,, 5 Miss Wingo's Letter .,,,,. ,,,,,,. 6 Poem: Silver and Blue ....,tt ...,,.,,,,. 7 Senior Class Section .,..r...... ...,,,. 1 0-18 Junior Class Section ,,,...,.i.t. ,,,,., 2 0-21 Sophomore Class Section ,,..... ,,,,,. 2 2-23 Freshman Class Section .,..,,,....... ...... 2 4-26 Athletic Teams ...,.,,,...,..,.,.. . .,,,,........... ,.,,,, 2 8-29 May Day Dances ,,..,,,,,,.....,, .,.,,,.,...,., .,,.. 3 0 -31 Agriculture 8x Homecon Clubs ..... ,,,,,,,, 3 2 Honor 8z Excelsior Clubs ...,,.,.,.,.,,,. .,,,, 3 3 X 8: Ministerial Clubs ,,....,.,....... ,,,,,,,,, 3 4 Syrreb Literary Society ,,,,,, ,,,,,v,,, 3 5 Choir 8z Orchestra r.,,,r,,,,.. ...,..,. ,,,,A..., 3 6 Melody Club 8x Band r...r,,,,...,,,...,, ,w,,,i7,i--,. 3 7 Georgian Literary Society ...,,,, -i,A, 3 8-39 High School Section Mr. Hamrick's Letter ,,,.,....,,......,...,....., ,Wm 42 Mr. Bue1l's Letter ,,,...,,,.......,....,,,,,....,,,,..i,,,,..,.,, ,,,,,,, - 43 Delphic-Athenian Literary Society ,.,...,,....,..,,... ,,,,,,, 4 4-45 Clionian-Philomathean Literary Society .....,r.. ,,,,-- 4 6-47 Academic 8z Varsity Clubs ,,....,,,.....,.......,,..,,... - ,4,,-,. 48 Senior Section ,,,...,....,,...... ,r,,.....,..,i. ,,,,,,i,,,,,,,,, --AAN 5 0 - 70 COLLEGE DEPARTMENT 6134-9 Senior Junior Sophomore Freshman r..................-, HARWELL MALLORY - - "Malle" LaGrange, Georgia Entered 1927 B. S. in Agriculture FUTURE CAREER Agricultural Extension Work PAST CAREER President Agricultural Club Vice President Honor Clubg "X" Club Varsity Clubg Georgian Society Pres. Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Classes John J. Eagan Scholarship in '31 MYRTLE ELIZABETH WRIGHT - - "Mutt" Decatur, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Home Economics FUTURE CAREER Clothing Specialist PAST CAREER Georgian Literary Society President Homecon Club in '32 Torchbearers Club Choir and Glee Club ARTHUR MILTON SMITH - - "Smitty" Cave Springs, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Commerce FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER "X" Clubg Y. M. C. A.g Varsity Vice President Honor Club Secretary-Treasurer Georgian Society Three John J. Eagan Scholarships Valedictorian 11 ELIZABETH JANE SMITH - - "Lib Cohutta, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Home Economics FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER Salutoriang Literary Society English Ping Glee Club Vice Pres. Soph., Junior, and Senior Classes President Excelsior and Homecon Clubs Two Mary V. Eagan Scholarships 7 HILLIAS MARTIN - - - "Hellatious' Houma, Louisiana Entered 1928 B. S. in Agriculture FUTURE CAREER Teaching Agriculture PAST CAREER Band President '32g Honor Club Basketball Manager '31-'32 Orchestrag Georgian Society Member of Brass Quartet Member "Harmony Six" Orchestra FRANCES ELLEN BELL ---- "Insect" Roopville, Georgia Entered 1925 B. S. in Commerce FUTURE CAREER Secreterial Work PAST CAREER Mary V. Eagan Scholarship in ,31 English Pin '30g Double Quartet Georgian Societyg "Torchbearer" Vice President Girls' Glee Club Y. W. C. A.g Sec.-Treas. Melody Club WALLACE EDWARD MOODY - - "Moody Young Harris, Georgia Entered 1928 A. B. in Language and Education FUTURE CAREER Law PAST CAREER President Georgian Society Vice President Honor Club Class Poet '30g Y. M. C. A. Final Debater in '31 and '32 Member of "X" Club LURLIE ESTHER HAM - - "Ham Franklin, Georgia Entered 1926 B. S. in Home Economics FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER Glee Clubg Choirg Melody Club Class Prophetess Georgian Literary Society Secretary Homecon Club -...., ,I-L,..,,, v GEORGE ALBERT NESBIT Smithville, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Agriculture FUTURE CAREER Farming PAST CAREER Vice President "X" Club President Varsity Club Member of Melody Club Georgian Literary Society MOSSIE LEE HACKETT - Tunnel Hill, Georgia Entered 1926 B. S. in Education and English FUTURE CAREER Physical Education PAST CAREER Vice President Melody Club President Glee Club Georgian Literary Society "Gal "Moss Student Assistant in Physical Education WILLIAM LEROY WALLIN Kensington, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Commerce FUTURE CAREER Instructor in Music PAST CAREER Orchestrag Melody Club President of Band '31 "X,' Club Vice President Georgian MAUDE TALLENT ---- Calhoun, Georgia Entered 1926 A. B. in Language FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER Homecon Club Clionian Literary Society Excelsior Club Class Poetess Society "Ears "Maude CLYDE REYNOLDS - - - "Smiles" Cedartown, Georgia Entered 1926 B. S. in Home Economics FUTURE CAREER 4-H Club Agent PAST CAREER President of "Torchbearers" President and Secretary of Homecon Club Georgian Literary Society Second Prize in McAdoo Debate '32 HORACE SIMS -------- "Hi1" Villa Rica, Georgia Entered 1928 A. B. in Language and Education FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER President Georgian Society Secretary Berry Honor Club Second Prize in McAdoo Debate '32 GRACE LEE SMITH ----- "Grace" Cohutta, Georgia Entered 1928 B. S. in Home Economics FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER Melody Clubg Secretary Glee Club President and Secretary of Homecon Club Excelsior Clubg Literary Society Tlu'ee-jewel English Ping "Torchbearers" CONNIE ALBERTA BROOKS - - "Connie" Nacoochee, Georgia Entered High School 1918-21 Entered College 1929 ' B. S. in Education and English FUTURE CAREER Teaching PAST CAREER Y. W. C. A. Cabinet Member Vice President Light House In The Pines Three-jewel English Pin ORMOND WARD - - - - "Ward" Kellyton, Alabama Entered 1928 B. S. in Agriculture FUTURE CAREER Agriculturist PAST CAREER President Agricultural Club Honor Club SILVER AND BLUE WF HISTORY For four long years we have striven, blazing a trail toward the goal of our ambition. We are now at the thresh- hold with our hand stretched forth to receive the coveted prize. There were some one hundred fresh- men to enter the Freshman class of nineteen-twenty eight. By a process more or less, the survival of the fittest, we graduated thirty-six from the Sophomore class in thirty C'30J. The college was only a Junior College then. Then it was announced that senior work had been added to the curri- culum. All of us were happy at the announcement. Nineteen remained to take further work toward our degrees. Then a check-up on the final lapse we find eighteen of the one hundred freshmen now seniors. The road we have traveled has by no means been a path of roses. How often we have burned midnight oil and find the morrow greeting us with long monotonous classes. Many a time we had rather slept than go to a bore- some class, but-we did go. Occas- ionaly to sleep-even after all this we have gained the honor of the name, Seniors: envied by Juniorsg respected by Sophomores, and looked upon with awe by Freshmen. Yet we love to think over the past years and tell of our freshman ex- periences-as, and with freshmen. We have had our part of the unpleasant ones-yes our share but those pleasant ones overshadow the afore mentioned by far. We have been called "pioneers". Rightfully so too, because we being the first Senior class had to clear the trail. We are proud of our name be- cause it takes courage and confidence to explore regions untouched before. In every phase of life you can find our class well represented. Not one member has failed to show his or her leadership ability by being placed in some responsible ofiice of the various campus clubs. Nine members are in the Honor Club, an organization to encourage academic achievementsg five in the "X" Club, an organization for those having shown exceptional leadership ability, five have won the John J. Eagan Scholarship for highest average in scholastic workg we have musicians in choir and orchestrag and represen- tatives in basketball, baseball and track. We are happy to be seniors and feel we have contributed much more service this year than in our former years. So on the whole, our class, though not an extraordinary one, is up to the average. We are small in number, but have offered a hand will- ing to push forward into regions un- explored and open up the way for those following. We realize we have made great progress and have made a good start in life. Let us remember, all are expecting great things of us as "pioneers," and so shape our future courses as to bring honor and credit to the first class and much more honor to our Alma Mater. ' ' No Can Opener for Him The farmer grumbles, groans, and growls, Yet I call him a lucky man- The eats placed on his table Did not come from a can. Page Fourteen SILVER AND BLUE PROPHECY "The present still is echo of the past: Of both, the future will an echo be". There are among us many indi- vidualities, many different futures to be worked out along many different lines, it is impossible that any two among you should have the same destiny, and yet each one desires the same ultimate result-success. Whe- ther you will have it or not, remains with yourselves. For four years you have been earnest, sincere seekers after new truths, gain- ing strength and power, physically and mentally, forming beautiful lasting friendships with the great minds of literature, and above all, a broader, sweeter sympathy towards all of the world. Have you gained anything of value for yourselves? What are you going to do with it? Cherish it? You are going forth to give of your store to those who lack. Those of you who have sincerely adopted the principles taught here, who have truly entered into the spirit of this institution are going forth to work-to sincere, earnest service to all who need you. You will not be discouraged if the world does not rush to you, demanding what you have. Neither will you sit quietly down and let the world wonder and then seek youg but you will be aggressive, you will carry your truths to people and cause them to see them so clearly that they must accept them. As you go out from this college you will not drop those principles and ideals which you have adopted so en- thusiastically here, nor let them slip from you by contact with the world, IN, but you will continue to live them as faithfully as when under the inspira- tion of our college itselfg for the world measures you not by what you say, but by what you are. This is the future that I read from your past. You have learned how to think, to work, and to live, but the end is not yet. You will continue to be students in your study of life's larger book as you go forth as helpers and teachers. Teachers-some in the ordinary sense of the word, others as agri- culturists, others as lawyers, or per- haps doctors, while some will carry the same spirit into the more sacred circle, the home. You will go forth with your best to serve the world, and as the world sees the service, it will acknowledge you and assume your success. Be true to your principles, be true to your- selves: "And it must follow as the night the day Thou canst not then be false to any man". Class of 1932, you will be true, true in the greatest, true in the least, and in the Great Tomorrow which we are to help make-may God bless us, everyone. When a bit of sunshine hits ye, After passing of a cloud, When a fit of laughter gets ye, And ye'r spine is feeling proud, Don't forget to up and fling it, At a soul that's feeling blue, For the minute that you sling it It's a boomerang to you. Page Fifteen SILVER AND BLUE VN POEM The fleeting years as back we look Have been but few and brief, But light they've shed on darksome spots To bring us calm relief. That inmost urge that summoned us To treasures then unknown We bid to tarry with us still And steer us on and on. Companionships-most treasured gifts 'These we can ne'er forget, But time has come for us to part With our sincere regret, Though times will change and friends will part ' We'll cherish to the end Fond dreams of our dear Alma Mater And hope to meet again. Our ray of hope will sometimes gleam And sometimes seem to fade, But looking back we'll e're recall The true example laid, And then we'll toil with cheerful heart, Undaunted by a care, To fan this fading flame to life And doubts will disappear. The coming years will, too, be brief Just as the ones now passed But richest memories will blend To calm all stormy blasts. Let us then bear this hopeful thought Forever in our mind- That somehow if we strive with faith We'll reach the heights sublime. Information is the most valuable item in all the world-if you know how to use it. SALUTATORY Miss Berry, Faculty, Students, and Friends: It is my great pleasure and privilege to greet you in the name of the first class that has ever passed from this Senior College. And in the name of all my classmates I pass on to you the glad hail of our enthusiastic welcome. We wonder if you realize just how proud we are of this privilege of welcoming you to the first simple ceremonies as the first class. We are so small in number that we might feel more humble than we do, did we not realize the place we are to hold in the history of this college through the years that are to come. Classes will come and go, boys and girls in large numbers will go forth from this college with all the pride of a finished graduateg men and women in years to come will look back with fond reminis- cences to the days of school life with- in these wallsg but there will never be another class like this in the history of the college. We alone can be the first. Do you blame us, that we value this distinction that sets our small class supreme over all the classes yet to come and go? It is quite possible that never again will so small, and apparently insignificant a class go forth from this college. It may also be quite possible, though we naturally shrink from the thought, that the classes to come after us may be far wiser and more brilliant than we have with all our efforts been able to reach, and so attain greater heights than those which we have so persistently Page Sixteen SILVER AND BLUE on and faithfully endeavored to climb. They may be larger, wiser, better, and more attractive from the worldls point of view, but they can never by any possible chance be the first. That honor will always belong to us. We are pioneers of this Senior Col- lege. We have blazed the trail that others are to follow. The future classes will claim the right to look to us as an example. They will watch our course in life, our failures and suc- cesses, and depend upon us for the in- spiration and encouragement that the younger always demands from the older on the battlefields of life. At last we have reached the goal we have been striving to reach for many years. We have looked forward to the time when we would receive our degrees. Now that time has come and we must cast away our privileges and pleasures of school-only to hold them in our memories as we take up the greater burdens that beset us as we venture into the great unknown. But Browning assures us happily: "God's in His heaven, Al1's right with the world." It is with that assurance we go forth to meet the problems which life holds in store for us. There have been times in our school life when everything seemed dark and disheartening. We have learned, the meaning of sorrow and disappoint- ment-to some degree-from the human standpoint. And at times it was hard to agree with Browning when he wrote the cheering words "All's right with the worldf' We realize now it was necessary for us to meet disappointments and under- go hardships to be able to reach the perfection of character we all desire to attain, and know that: "Behind a frowning providence, He hides a smiling face." We who are about to take our places in the world outside of school are glad to feel the assurance that God holds our destinies in the hollow of His hand, and shapes our paths accord- ing to His all-wise, all-powerful con- ception. You ask us where we are going and what we are going to do. Can we say? We may think we have our lives mapped out in a systematic form, but one breath of wind may change our whole plan, to prove to us once more the reality that there is a: "Divinity that shapes our lives, Rough-hew them how we will". We admit we dare, not tell just what our lives may be, or where they may be lived. We can only say: "I know not where God's place for me may beg I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care." Does it matter where we may drift so long as we are doing our part in the Divine plan? Whatever our part may be we will do our best to live up to the aims and ideals of the school from which we are going. To you, Miss Berry, who by your prayers and persistent labor made this school possible and gave us the privi- lege of graduating-want you to know we not only realize the honor that is ours, but we also comprehend some of the responsibility that belongs to that honor. We have done our best to make the most of every opportunity made possible for us. And we trust Page Seventeen SILVER AND BLUE that you will ever find us loyal to our dear Alma Mater. We welcome you, who have come to watch the passing of this first class into the real commencement of our lives. Again we extend the most cordial and sincere welcome to one and all. VALEDICTORY Classmates, Members of the Faculty, Friends: I count it a signal honor to represent to you, this, the "pioneer" class of Berry college. To you, this may be only one of such occasions, but to us, it is a day long to be remembered. We have "bl-azed the trail" which others are to follow and today marks the goal toward which we, for four long years, have persistently striven. We pause to look back upon our past, not as one old, growing reminiscent, but as prudent youths at the threshold of new tasks, stretching forth a hand of service. To Miss Berry our first words of parting are due. We realize that words are inadequate for expressing our gratitude to her. She has touched, strengthened, and transformed our lives. During our sojourn at Berry each of us has gained a higher and nobler vision. We shall ever cherish the fond memories of our days at this institution and shall each endeavor to pass on to our fellow man those noble thoughts and ideals which our beloved Founder has instilled into our minds and souls. Dr. Green, Dr. Cook, and Members of the Faculty, we offer you our heart- felt appreciation for the part you have played in molding our characters. Your lives have been beacons guiding us along the paths of truth and wisdom. ml As we leave your supervision we feel that each of us is equipped with a measure of knowledge and a fund of rich experiences which we shall list among our greatest treasures. Fellow students of the rising classes, we welcome you to the place which we are now vacating and we know that you will fill it worthily. To you we intrust the interests that we once held together. We are glad to commend them to you who have proven your unwaver- ing allegiance to our Alma Mater. In parting we pass on to you this thought: "Bold efforts are Ambition's feet With which she climbs the highest mount, The path of service spans defeat, And leads unto achievement's fountf' Classmates, we have been the "trail blazers" of a great institution. We are proud to be the first graduates of such a noble college. Our honor has been attained by effort. Our lives have been fortified by faith and colored by our environment. All of us are filled with burning ambitionsg but let us not for- get, that life is neither all success, nor all failure. If the outlook be dark, remember, the tide will turn. There is one thing we can all do, and that is, keep on keeping on! "We may not reach the utmost height On which our eyes are set, But we can keep our brightest light On heart's strong parapet. "The greatest prize is not the goal That shines out far ahead, But hearts that mingle with the soul, And lift it from the dead." Every sensible man knows his faults and is doing his best to correct them. Page Eighteen K l 1 I I . w i LIBRARY AND RECITATION HALL, College Tom Wheelis VM SILVER AND BLUE - t F I V. t "1 r Q Ben Sheram 7,,.,, JUNIOR CLASS Lucile Bell ....A,,7,,,., .7,7 7 , , ,,,7,7, ,7..,.., , .,,7,........ A Johnrue Word .,.,7,,,.... .,,,,7,,,,.,...,,,7,,,,.. ...,.7,,,,7,7 .7.., , Mr. Grover Ford and Miss Kathleen Rice ,,,.,,,, Ewell Barnes Lucile Bell Helen Boone Frances Bowman Sophia Bowman Asa Capps Dicie Chambers Courtney Davis Guy Davis Ruth Lee Douglas Naomi Foy Thaxton H-ardy Jean Hayes Lorraine Howe Cecil Jackson Guss Jarrett Glenn Jolley Ruth Johnson Frances Marion Mildred Pace John Permenter Theodore Phillips , A,,a,a, .. .,,,,..,......... President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer Faculty Advisers Emory Ragan Christine Rouse John Shepard Ben Sheram Idelle Sullivan Nan Trammell Wilma Threadgill Myrt Waldroup Curtis Waters Denver Webb Wayne Hallmon Johnnie Word History Three years of happy college life have seemingly passed swiftly into memories. Our history has been lived, enjoyed and looked upon with scorn, but most of it will never be recorded. Some class histories contain mysteries, some tell of tragedies, some record only brilliant humor, some reveal Page Twenty SILVER AND BLUE an romantic fiction, and only a few live up to anything serious, and none are ever truthful. It would be incom- patible with the real nature and spirit of the Junior class of 1932 to attempt to interpret its history with high-flown, imaginary facts. This year we watch Berry's first college seniors depart from the shadows of her steeples and go from their mis- her guiding hand. We look at past, we aim to profit by their takes and examples and sound a bigger gun when we leave our Alma Mater. Berry has already begun a period of expansion that will characterize her throughout the world. Our hearts, minds and souls are all with her. We entered the junior college here three years ago. Last year we finished the first goal. Today we are candidates for the various liberal arts degrees. As the days slowly passed we wil- lingly sat back and listened with the seniors at the lectures. Time and time again we have heard the speaker tell them, "The world wants and needs more men and women like you." Juniors have little idea what the world will do with them, but we look forward to the time when we take their places in the school activities. Ill would it become the Junior class to prate about assuming the responsi- bility of administering the affairs of the clubs and societies for the past two years. But we do think that all should know that our class has been a leading group since our cradle days, furnishing leaders in college affairs, captains, managers, dictators and presi- dents. Several names might be men- tioned, names of men and women who have played prominent parts in making the college as well as being a part of the great Junior class. We do not point with pride to our favorite sons :nd daughters or to our geniuses, for we have none, we do not boast of gigantic intellects or athletic phenoms for the same reason. In the fall of 1932, life will reappear on our campus, a new group will be master of the helm of student activities. From a place of obscurity to the one of greatest prominence will be the difference between the old juniors and the new seniors. We must go on and on though some do fall by the wayside. There are those who are forced to stop and work, others go out entering into fateless life-time partnerships, and still others drift into the various occupations. To those less fortunate than us and to the patient, hard-working sophomores, we hope a full measure of success. Now as we are about to depart from our junior dress to take up the dignity of a senior, we still hold with us many friendships formed, and many pleasant memories of days gone by. To the seniors, we breathe a sad farewell and bid them God-speed. To the faculty of our college we assure you that you shall never be ashamed of your Junior class of '32 or your Seniors of '33. To the sophomores we say, "Follow us." For we are going to: Work hard and be strong, halting not in our ways, Balking the bad half won for an instant dole of praiseg Work diligently and be wise-certain of sword and of pen, We are neither children nor gods, but men in a world of men. Page Twenty-one 'wl- SILVER AND BLUE SOPHOMORE CLASS Jesse Ray Gunn , , , , President Margaret Coleman ,, ,,,, Vice President Frank Moore ,,,, , , ,, , ,,,,,,,,,,, Y ,,., Treasurer Elena Stephens ,,,,,, N ,, ,, ,,,,,,, . ,,,,,,,,,., ,,,, ,,,,,,A,,e,, , , , Secretary Mr. Tracy Byers and Miss Alta Sproull ,,,,,,,,,7,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, ,,,,. .,,,, F a c ulty Advisers Lela Allen DeWitt Hurst Warren McMillan John Roberts Fleda Ballenger Edwin Barnett John Beeker Marie Cadle Langdon Cheves Eugene Claxton M-argaret Coleman Tom Denton Thomas Donalson Verdie Drake Fred Driver Brandon Ford Mabel Foy Ralph Gaskins Jesse Ray Gunn Jewell Hallmon John Harkness Kathleen Hayes Gladys Hines Mildred Hutchinson Ernest Jackson Frank Jamison Alton Jones Emmie Jordan Sam Kidder Jesse Kinzey James Lane Florence Lasater Frank Leake Charles Levie Frank Logan Inez Love Terrill Lowery Ted Lynn Sam Mashburn Tilda McCain Margaret McMillan Douglas McMullan Wynnis Roberts James Meadows George Rountree Frankye Miller Frank Moore Gerald Moore Winifred Moore J. C. Mulkey Irene Sellers Elizabeth Shepard Reba Shropshire James Stamps Preston Stamps Mary Lee Nunn Elena Stephens Dan Parkman Lillian Packer Eunice Still George Suggs Idalene Pennington Willie Summerlin Ruth Pettigrew Rufus Porter Pauline Powers Maybelle Prater Doris Purcell Miriam Robarts Ruby Robarts Page Twenty-two Claude Suttles Lemuel Tankersley Ledford Teague Louise Teat Mclver Vann Broughton Walton Royal West Albert Wyatt SILVER AND BLUE nv History When I begin thinking on the theme of the history of the Sophomore class I can look back over two years of the most engrossing college life and see a history that is quite credible. We Sophs came to college on a bright September day of 1930 with high hopes and aspirations that touched the ethe- real blue of the heavens, plenty of courage, freshness, and, in fact, not a little greenness as was shown by our first motto "Green but growing." Those days of going to college that we had all dreamed about, and pictured mentally so many times in high school were now immediately before us. We got off with a good start at our first class meeting, our roll numbered one hundred and forty-five, the follow- ing ofiicers were elected: Harvey Rodgers, presidentg Doris Purcell, vice president, Glenn Jolley, secretary- treasurerg and Miss Alta Sproull and Kankakee Anderson, faculty advisers, As the year rolled before us there were days of joyous accomplishment, and, we must add-some days of dark- ness when we realized that there was so much more in this old world to learn than we had ever dreamed of in the "Cock-sureness" of our senior high school days. Our class was well rep- resented in school activities, in sports we were extremely well represented, as also in music, debating, public speaking, and other extra curricular activities. When registration day for the fall of '31 came we found some of our members no longer with us, several had gone to school elsewhere, others stopped to work, and death had claim- ed our beloved Ruby Smith. How- ever, at our first class meeting a splendid class spirit was shown. Jesse Ray Gunn was elected president, Mar- garet Coleman, vice president, Frank Moore, treasurer, Elena Stephens, secretaryg Miss Alta Sproull and Mr. Tracy Byers, faculty advisers. This year our class has piled up an even more enviable record in basket- ball, baseball, track, and we are well represented in the orchestra, band, choir, melody club, debating, Syrreb and Georgian Literary Societies, and other clubs of the campus. We hope as we come to the end of this year, that the coming year may find every class member in college fill- ed with determination to make an even greater standing as Juniors and so prove to our beloved Founder and to our friends that we will live up to our! motto, "To thine own self be -trife."3 "How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams With its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of beginnings, Story without end, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!" There's something good, even noble, about anyone who does his job well. "JUST SMILE" "A cheerful word, a sunny smile To those we meet each day, Are things that make our life worth while, The little things that pay. "For those that own a smile and song The skies are always bright, And the world can never seem all wrong When we ourselves are right." Page Twenty-three I SILVER AND BLUE nv FRESHMAN CLASS ROLL Homer Willis ,. .,,w,,,, , W V,,, V ,A,V,,V7 V A V V K president Katherine Henry ee,i,,,,77e,7,i,,,,7,,,,,,,, rri, ,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,7,,,,,, 7,,, iVV,VA iiiiViA,,ii iiiiiii V i C e p 1- e sidem Robert ChfiStmHS -------YVVVV-,---r7VV4 -YVVVVV.,. . VVV. . VYYVYAVVV, .. ,,e,, Secretary and Treasurer Mr. Alexander Shepard and Miss Pansy Hayes ss,, i,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 7V,V7,V,- F a culty Advisers Hendley Abernethy, Edwin Acree, Ernest Acree, Rebecca Adams, Stinson Adams, Fuller Anderson, Geraldine Anderson, Faye Ashmore, Warren Aycock, Paul Barnes, Jamie Bell, Rosa Bentley, Evelyn Boone, Byron Britt, Herstine Brittain, Dorris Brown, David Bryant, Joe Burson, Thelbert Callaham, Jimmie Cammon, Evelyn Carmichael, R.oss Chambers, Garnet Chandler, Norton Cheek, Martin Cleckler, J , D. Cleveland, Jewell Cobb, Charles Coleman, William Coleman, Ermit Conner, H. L. Conner, Jack Ciuch, Ora Mae Couch, Porter Cowan, Christine Crawford, Geneva Craig, Sam Crisler, Melvin Daniel, Janet Davis, John Davis, Mildred Day, Olin Dean, Roy Dean, Verdell Deck, Harry DeLoach, Dorman Dow- dey, Clark Drew, Chester Duncan, Hoyt Duncan, Cecil Eaker, Kenyon East, Mary Edwards, Clara Ellison, Reidus Estes, Wayne Ferguson, Polk Findley, Gladys Fitz- patrick, Elizabeth Fountain, Wesley Foy, Edwin Freeman, Ray Funderburk, James Gaines, Lillian Garner, Fred Garrison, Malcolm Gaultney, Henry Gheesling, Marshall Gibson, George Griffin, Elizabeth Groves, Mabel Guffey, Judson Guice, Albert Hall, O. G. H-all, Selma Hall, Collis Hamil, Anne Rene Hardy, Mathew Harris, Wendel Harris, William Hellams, Louise Hendricks, Katherine Henry, Masina Hicks, John Highsmith, Beamon Hill, Gladys Hines, Dan Hixon, Will Hodge, Glenn Hodges, Lipscomb Holcombe, Helen Howell, Herbert Howell, Hanlie Huckeba, Mellin Huff, Arnold Hufstetler, Leland Hunter, Ray Hunter, Margaret Hutton, Hamby Hucheson, Jack Hyatt, Herbert Irwin, Fernie Jackson, Guy Johnson, Lee Johnson, Hermas Johnston, Asa Joyner, William Keheley, Robert Kinzey, Ruth Kown, Lois Lacy, Max Landrum, Irene Leary, Bernice Lee, Joe Lewis, Woodrow Light, Harold Littleton, Joseph Logan, Wilson Logan, Burgin Luker, Heindle Lumpkin, Dick Lundy, Catherine Mackey, Kathryn Marett, Walker Martin, J. C. Mashburn, Roy McBryar, Lassie McCall, Elizabeth McConnell, Robert McDaniel, Sam McGuffey, Aleen McKelvey, Lephon McNair, Clyde Meadows, Clyde Medlock, Paul Meeks, Wayne Miller, Tye Mimbs, Herbert Mobley, Hiram Moody, Mildred Moody, Frances Morg-an, Carlynne Morris, Moward Morris, Harold Mozo, William Nesbit. Allene Nance, W. H. Out- law, Ernest Owens, Alma Pace, Marie Painter, Howard Parks, Margaret Parris, Fleta Mae Patterson, Carl Paul, Fannie M-ae Pearce, Harvey Pearce, Ethel Pen- land, Irene Penland, Nina. Perkins, Ruth Pettigrew. Edgeworth Porter, Julian Po ell Norman Rainey, Edgar Register, Thomas Rivers, Joe Roberson, John W 1 Roberts, Theodore Roberts, Archie Roe, Thurm-a Rogers, Hobson Roughton, Lucille Rouse, Thomas Rush, Christine Saggus, Grady Sanders, Howard Sagdexli, Kathleen Sewell, Raymond Shearer, Helen Shepard, Ruby Shlrey, Shropshire, Reba Shropshire, Annie Simmons, Elvin Sims, George Smith, Hal Smith, Marlowe Smith, Richard Steinheimer, Eunice Still, Frank Strain, Avery Strickland, Barney Strickland, Mary Lou Stroup, William Sutton, Ellis Swint, Eve Tanner, Jewell Tatum, Is-aac Taylor, Gladys Thompson, June Thread- gill, J. T. Trammell, Paul Travis, Ois Tucker, Talmage Tucker, Grace Turner, James Turnipseed, Owen Varner, Telfred Vickers, James Weaver, Margaret Weaver, Swindall Weaver, Clarence Westbrook, Carolyn White, Eugene White, Homer Willis, Annie Mae Wisham. Joynell Woodall, Mozelle Woodfin, James Womack, Mamie Wooten, Elaine Wyatt, Evelyn Yeats, George Young, Martha Young. Page Twenty-five SILVER AND BLUE was History When the inflowing tide of students came surging through the Gate of Opportunity in September of 1931, the old-timers and left-overs began to look about for the usual familiar faces. Slowly the fact dawned upon them that they were compassed about by a numerically superior multitude of be- wildered humanity belonging to that insignificant species called freshmen. Their first sensation was one of horror at the thought of having to endure the presence of this green mass. But wait! Their thoughts took a swift turn and a new outlook-here was fresh meat in delightful abundance. What oppor- tunities! The look of horror changed to one of malicious foreboding, while the heretofore blank faces of the freshmen assumed a condition of terrified appre- hension. What great disaster was about to overtake them? When, where, and how would it strike? The fresh- men of the class of '35 were experienc- ing all the normal, healthy sensations that every true freshman should. But alas! the blow never fell. Nerves strained to the breaking pointg meek faces peered about expectantlyg the torture of suspense continued. Finally it became rumored that the upper classmen were only bluffing, that they lacked the courage to encounter the insignificant newcomers in actual com- bat. As an unbiased narrator of facts the writer must let it be known that the failure of the orgy of initiation to materialize was due to no such cause, but the freshmen cannot be blamed for imagining that it was. Neither can they be blamed for immediately or- ganizing themselves into the outstand- ing element of the school. The upper- classmen calmly accepted those insig- nificant creatures as their equals and dumbly shook their heads and blinked as those same bold, in- their eyes subordinate upstarts swiftly and surely spread in a most unfreshmanlike way into every activity of college. Tradition has been smashed, prece- dent completely ignored, and conven- tion scorned as the freshmen have con- fidently and with little effort shown the way to even the usually dignified seniors. The baseball series showed the winning team over half freshmen, the captain included, field day credits the freshmen with two thirds of the points, and the freshman basketball team smashed through to victory even after an early defeat. In academic ac- tivity as well the yearlings have pro- duced abundant representation. The Honor Club, literary societies, choir, orchestra, 'and band are all amply stocked with freshmen. The freshmen have not become accustomed to Berry, Berry has become accustomed to the freshmen. Now we have the new model fresh- man-a respectable element of the stu- dent body, a novel creation of one mis- conceived idea. In these topsy-turvy conditions at Berry, when the familiar question comes, "What class are you in?", our modern first year man no longer hangs his head in miserable shame, but raises a beaming counten- ance, proudly thrusts out his chest and announces "I'm a Freshman!" student organization and any consequence at the "A prominent American doctor says that 'in fifty years kissing will be a thing of the past.' As if we would care-then." Page Twenty-six ORGANIZATIONS Athletics Clubs Music Societies SILVER AND BLUE 'Kelli A 1-4. .., --.L,., 'iii TRACK TEAM Front Row: Arnold Hufstetler, George Suggs, George Smith, Frank Strain, Hal Smith, Ralph Gaskins. Second Row: Ernest Acree, Glenn Jolley, Ted Lynn, Daniel Hixon, Nolen Arnett, Jesse Kinzey, Ellis Swint. Back Row: Dorris Brown, Paul Travis, Jimmie Cammon, Mr. Jesse Gudger CCOachJ. AA BASKETBALL TEAM Front Row: Frank Jamison, Paul Travis, Arthur Smith, Jesse Ray Gunn. Back Row: Mr. A. H. Shep-ard CCoachJ, Ted Lynn, Beamon Hill, Sam Crisler, Hillias Martin CManagerD. Winifred Moore CNot in Picturel. Page Twenty-eight SILVER AND BLUE Q69 l seo or C. GYM TEAM Front Row: Dr. S, H. Cook CCoachJ, George Smith, Langdon Cheves, William Nesbit, Roy McBryar, Daniel Hixon, Wendell Harris. Top Row: George Suggs, Glenn Jolley, Hendley Abernethy, Eugene Claxton, Dick Lundy, Telfred Vick- ers, Edgeworth Porter. BASEBALL TEAM Front Row: James Stamps, Preston Stamps, Sam Crisler, Beamon Hill. Back Row: Frank Jamison, Frank Strain, Asa Capps, Paul Travis, Mr. Jesse Gudger CCoachl, William Keheley. Wage Twggnine i 5 s E I ! a E 2 ! 3 I V ,,,. Y . Ty. ...W-W., B V X K , -V 5 I l May Day Dances by both College and High School Girls VEIL ,, SILVER AND BLUE HOMECON CLUB AGRICULTURAL CLUB Myrtle Wright Jean Hayes Clyde Reynolds Lurlie Ham Miss Annie Terrell Miss Mattie B. Self Miss Elizabeth Adams Lurlie Ham Jean Hayes Ruth Kown Frances Morgan Ruth Pettigrew Clyde Reynolds Elizabeth Smith Grace Smith Maude Tallent Jewell Tatum Wilma Threadgill Margaret Weaver Myrtle Wright Martha Young -gg- President , Vice President ,, ,, Secretary ,,,,, Treasurer ,, . Faculty Advisers ,,,,, Hill Acree W. C. Amason J. T. Beeker William Coleman Norton Cheek Durell Claybrook Tom Denton Thomas Donalson Cecil Eaker Wayne Ferguson James Gaines George Griffin Jesse Ray Gunn John Highsmith Jewell Hallmon DeWitt Hurst W. Hellams Herbert Howell Jesse Kinzey Page Thirty-two , Ormond Ward Gerald Moore ,. W. C. Amason ,, J. T. Beeker Dr. J. W. Winter Mr. Julius M. Elrod Mr. W. W. Bollier Mr. George S. Birch Robert Kinzey Frank Logan Terrell Lowry Heindle Lumpkin Harwell Mallory Warren McMillan Hiram Moody Gerald Moore Joe Roberson Grady Sanders Howard Sanders Barney Strickland Avery Strickland Thomas Swint Ellis Swint Talmadge Tucker Ormond Ward Royal West George Young SILVER AND BLUE IN EXCELSIOR CLUB HONOR CLUB Elizabeth Smith Nan Trammell , , Maude Tallent , . Miss Martha Morgan Lela Allen Lorraine Howe Margaret McMillan Wynnis Roberts Helen Shepard Elizabeth Smith Grace Smith Eunice Still Maude Tallent Nan Trammell President , Ewell Barnes Vice President Arthur Smith Secretary-Treasurer Horace Sims Faculty Adviser Page Thirty-three , Dr. S. H. Cook Ewell Barnes Paul Barnes Asa Capps Guy Johnson William Keheley Harwell Mallory Hilli-as Martin Wallace Moody Theodore Phillips Ben Sheram Horace Sims Arthur Smith Hal Smith Ormond Ward Johnnie Word SILVER AND BLUE MDL W 7 V i-- - X CLUB Front Row: Wallace Moody. Ben Sheram fsecretary and treasurerb, Leroy Wallin, Harwell Mallory, Back Row: Albert Nesbit Qvice presidenth, Glenn Jolley, Arthur Smith, Tom Wheelis lpresidentb, Asa Capps. -gg- MINISTERIAL CLUB Front Row: Lephon McNair Qvice presidenth, Gr-ady Sanders, Kenyon East, Al- ton Jones. Back Row: Warren Aycock Csecretary and treasurerj Herman Conner, Elvin Sims fpresidentj, O. G. Hall, Douglas McMullan, Dr. Wilbur M. Jones Qchaplainb, Dr. Ralph C. Daily, not in picture, Qfaculty adviserj. Page Tltirtybjfour - SILVER AND BLUE l GIRLS Margaret Coleman Kathleen Hayes . .. Martha Young ..... Wynnis Roberts ,,,,,,,, Reba Shropshire ., ............... ., Mrs. Ethel Lehman Helen Boone Margaret Coleman Ora Mae Couch Kathleen Hayes Jean Hayes Mildred Hutchinson Margaret Hutton Ruth Kown Bernice Lee Inez Love Frankye Miller Frances Morgan Nina Perkins Ruby Robarts Wynnis Roberts Elizabeth Shepard Reba Shropshire Eunice Still Jewell Tatum Margaret Weaver Annie Mae Wisham Elaine Wyatt Martha Young SYRREB SOCIETY -Agg- President ,,,,..., Vice President Secretary-Treasurer BOYS ,, , Curtis Waters Cecil Jackson ,,.,, ,. Hal Smith Chairman Program Committee ,. ,. Ralph Gaskins Chairman Point System Faculty Adviser X sl? Frank Wardlow Homer Willis Curtis Waters George Young Pllge Thirty-five Henry Gheesling Mr. Tracy Byers Asa Capps Olin Dean Tom Denton Polk Finley Ralph Gaskins Henry Gheesling Albert Hall Collis Hamil Herbert Howell Cecil Jackson Joe Lewis Dick Lundy James Meadows Dan Parkman John Permenter Harvey Pierce Emory Ragan Berl Robinson Hobson Roughton John Shepard Hal Smith George Suggs Broughton Walton -IGH CHOIR First Row: Cleft to rightj William Keheley, Martha Young, James Meadows, Jean Hayes, Joe Lewis, Reba Shropshire, Professor M. C. Ewing Cdirectorb. Second Row: Frank Wardlow, Moss Hackett, Gladys Hines, Mildred Moody, June Thread- gill, Lucille Bell. Third Row: Chester Duncan, Emory Ragan, Lurlie Ham, Myrtle Wright, Ruth Pettigrew, Broughton Walton, Doris Purcell, Lorraine Howe, Grace Smith, Marie Cadle, Grady Sanders, Fleda Ballenger, Sam Mashburn. Fourth Row: George Griffin, Ralph Gaskins, David Bryant, Hermas Johnston. ORCHESTRA Piano: Idalene Pennington. Cello: Lorraine Howe. Violins: Margaret Coleman, Elizabeth McConnell, Mary Lee Nunn. Drums: George Suggs. Clarinets: Ralph Gaskins, Isaac Taylor. Cornets: Courtney Davis, Hillias Martin, Leroy Wallin. Baritone: Guy Davis. Trombone: Raymond Shearer. Bass: Harold Mozo. Saxa- phone: J. C. Mulkey. Director: Professor Moses C. Ewing. MELODY'CLUB First Row: CLeft to rightl Dick Lundy, Lurlie Ham. Johnnie Word, Moss Hackett, Ted Phillips, Professor M. C. Ewing ffaculty rdviserl, Lucile Bell, Jesse Gunn, Ellen Bell, Leroy Wallin. Second Row: William Keheley, Hal Smith, Joe Lewis. Albert Nesbit, Guy Davis, Lorraine Howe fsecretary and treasurerj, Courtney Davis. Grace Turner. Grace Smith. Third Row: Thaxton Hardy, James Lane Cpresidentb Fred Driver, Doris Purcell, Hillias Martin, Ruth Johnson, J. C. Mulkey, Fleda Ballenger. BAND fLeft to rightl "Dicky" Beyer, mascot, snare drumg Hermas Johnson, cymbals, Raymond Shearer, trombone, George Suggs, bass drum, J. C. Mulkey, Ralph Gas- kins, Isaac Taylor, clarinetsg Hal Smith, snare drum, Professor M. C. Ewing, director, Guy Davis, baritone, Guss Jarrett, trombone, Harold Mozo, sousaphoneg Glenn Jolley, Ben Sheram, Hillias Martin, Leroy Wallin, Courtney Davis Knot shownp, cornets, James Lane, Albert Nesbit Qnot Shownj, basses. THE GEORGIAN LITERARY SOCIETY SILVER AND BLUE GEORGIAN LITERARY GIRLS Elena Stephens ....,.,. Elizabeth McConnell Maybelle Prater ,,........ ...... Miss Alta Sproull ....... ..... Fleda Ballenger Ellen Bell Lucile Bell Evelyn Boone Marie Cadle Geneva Craig Christine Crawford Ruth Lee Douglas Elizabeth Fountain Mabel Foy Lurlie Ham Mossie Lee Hacket Katherine Henry Gladys Hines Ruth Johnson Elizabeth McConnell Mildred Moody Vera Mullino Mary Lee Nunn Idalene Pennington Ruth Pettigrew Maybelle Prater Doris Purcell Clyde Reynolds Annie Simmons Elena Stephens Louise Teat Miriam Thomas June Threadgill Wilma Threadgill Grace Turner Myrt Waldroup Myrtle Wright -gg- President Vice President .......,, Secretary-Treasurer ....... . Faculty Adviser ,i LITERARP lg 5 gi sro A 1 il l ? QP- C9 ,oe 4l'1,, CN gg 'Ll .. 4 to :ill lll X I .ll f tr, X949 48L ISHEQ Page Thirty-nine SOCIETY BOYS Horace Sims Leroy Wallin ..........Arthur Smith Dr. S. H. Cook W. C. Amason Robert Christmas H. L. Conner Courtney Davis Guy Davis Thomas Donalson Jesse Ray Gunn Thaxton Hardy Mathew Harris Beamon Hill Guss Jarrett Guy Johnson Glenn Jolley James Lane Hillias Martin Harwell Mallory Lephon McNair Wallace Moody Winifred Moore J. C. Mulkey Albert Nesbit Theodore Phillips Howard Sanders Elvin Sims Horace Sims Ben Sheram Arthur Smith Frank Strain Barney Strickland Ledford Teague Leroy Wallin Royal West Tom Wheelis Johnnie Word FTM, W-,kg ,A , ..-mu , ,W Y, ,, . - M A-'T THOMAS BERRY HALL MOTHERS' MEMORIAL HALL HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT GTMQQ Clubs Societies Senior Class H Grady Hamrlck SUPERINTENDENT EQ 0 B514 Dear Graduating Class: It has been a pleasure thru the years to know you and work with you. We have gained much and know you have received much from your books and the contacts you have made with your teachers and fellow schoolmates. You have gotten the habit of work which is one half of the victory of success. "My son, remember you have to work. Whether you handle pick or wheelbarrow or a set of books, digging ditches or edit- ing a newspaper, ringing an auction bell of writing funny things, you must work. Don't be afraid of killing yourself by overwork- ing on the sunny side of thirty. Men die sometimes, but it is because they quit at nine p. m. and don't go home until two a. m. It's the intervals that kill, my son. The work gives you appetite for your rnealsg it lends solidity to your slumberg it gives you a perfect appreciation of a holiday. There are young men who do not work, but the country is not proud of them. It does not even know their namesg it only speaks of them as old So and So's boys. Nobody likes themg the great, busy world doesn't know they are here. So find out what you want to be and do. Take off your coat and make dust in the world. The busier you are, the less harm you are apt to get into, the sweeter will be your sleep, the brighter your holidays, and the better satisfied the whole world will be with you." May God bless you as you go forth to uphold the ideals of Berry and in your every effort to make the world a better and richer place to live in, is my prayer. Sincerely yours, H. GRADY HAMRICK, SR. '35 V Ernest H. Buell, B. S. D E A N A424 Dear Graduates of Class '32: As I look out upon the beauty of the campus, see the dogwood and wild honeysuckle, the buildings and trees, moun- tains and valleys, I cannot keep from thinking that much of this beauty has become a part of each of you during the years of your stay here. The tasks and duties that you have had to perform have been many and varied, each as it were, a block of Georgia marble which has gone into the building of your character in preparation for a career. Now as you are on the threshold ready to depart may there be no sense of a loss, but rather a sense of being a part of the whole which can never be separated. Thus wherever you go, wherever you are, there will Berry Beauty be found and work well done. It has been my good fortune and pleasure to have come to Mount Berry when some of you came, to have worked and played together with you and now to see you go forth as our first High School graduates from this campus. We, who have been contemporary with you, have seen the Mountain School of grammar grade grow and develop into the Mount Berry High School for Boys. No other class can ever hold the unique place that is yours. All of the experiences we have had together now blend into just one joyful occasion never to be forgotten. I am sure each of us has been benefitted by this fellowship. "Blessed are they that dwell together in unity." May not one of you ever forget Mount Berry or ever lose a vital connection with your Alma Mater. Your sincere friend, ERNEST H. BUELL , mmumuu-mum nmnmmumnmunmmnm 4 3 ----ar SILVER AND BLUE WD! . .Y Yi ATHENIAN LITERARY SOCIETY Albert McAllister ,,.7, 7... . . .,,7, ,7,,,,,,, . .. . President Hugh Harkness . . ,,,, .. .. Vice President Herbert Miller .. . ,,,,, ..Secretary and Treasurer Dr. D. E. Reynolds . .. Faculty Adviser Mrs. Matie C. Hicks ,,e,,,e,,,,e,,ee,,e,,,ee,,e,,,, ,,.. .,.,e . . 4 ,e,,,e, .. Coach Arthur Agnew, Jomell Alexander, Clark Ansley, Gaines Ayers, J . B. Bargeron, Horace Barnett, Seaward Bates, Fred Beaird, Lonnie Beaird, Luther Beaver, John Birch, Buford Bonner, Raymond Brackett, Ralph Bullard, Henry Burdette, Austin Cannon, Geddins Cannon, Charles Carraway, Johnnie Chambers, Harry Chance, Byron Chapman, Henry Clark, William Collins, Jack Conger, Herman Coots, Glenn Couch, Paul Craven, William Crawford, John Crenshaw, Mansel Davidson, John Dillard, William Dillard, Woodrow Dillard, Wayne Dowdey, Andrew Duffey, W. E. Dunaway, Horace Fletcher, John Ford, Harold Foster, Tatum Fuller, Gwen Futch, Jesse Graham, Robert Graham, Henry Green, Carl Hamner, Hugh Hark- ness, Pat Helton, Hubert Hendrix, Raymond Hendrix, Glenn Hicks, Ralph Hicks, Bernard Holliday, Joseph Howell, Guy Jenkins. Carl Jones, Dock Jones, Chester Kirk, Lawrence Kirk, Donald Knight, Charles Langston, William Langston, Colvin Lee, Edwin Lee, Edward Lyon, Albert McAllister, Wallace McCain, Ivey McDonald, Randall McKinnish, Charles McLane, Stacy Meeks, Edward Merrell, Louie Mickler, Herbert Miller, Herschel Miller, Elmer Minter, Lyman Moore, Truman Moore, Virgil Moore, Thomas Morgan, Frank Nelson, Jimmie Nelson, Dan Newbern, Luther Nucholls, Paul Ogle, Fred Parker, Wallace Peace, Delmus Peterson, R. L. Poindexter, Billie Powers, Elbert Reed, Aubrey Rooks, George Sheram, Marcus Sheram, Hansel Shurley, Clinton Simonton, Ashburq Singley, Franklin Smith, Rembert Smith, Robert Smith, Talmer Smith, Mike Stitt, William Strain, Hampton Swann, Dave Taff, Dee Thomas, Chester Thompson, William Thompson, Buell Trapnell, Cecil Vernon, Homer Weaver, Leonard Weldon, Emmet West, Willie West, Howell Whiddon, Durward White, Woodrow Williams, Eldren Wright, Kelley Wright, Earl Yarborough, Thomas Daniel, Truman Henderson, Shaw Jiles, Mallie Johnston, Edwin Kell, Silas Kirk, Woodrow Lundy, William Lynn, Benson McBrayer, Edward McKown, Willis McLendon, Julian McMillan, Bernard Miles, Omar Moore, Leonard Payne, Ray Smith, Willis Sutton, Carl Weldon, D. F. Wingate. Page F orty-four SILVER AND BLUE , ,- ' ,JQN DELPHIC LITERARY SOCIETY - gg - Nell Holliday , , H President Jewel Mathis , I , Vice President Wynelle Westbrook ,, I ,7,, Secretary and Treasurer Lorene McCall , ,,,. Chairman Program Committee Ival Harden H ,,,,, ,,,,,,. ,,.,, , , , N ..,,,,,,Y,,,,,,,,,,.,,, , ,.,,, ,,,,, , , News Reporter Ora Allen, Mary Barclay, Lema Barnes, Hildred Bell, Beatrice Bennett, Dorothy Berryhill, Frances Black, Beatrice Boyd, Novalene Burnett, Lilla Carmichael, Essie Lee Chambers, Juanita Cohn, Ethel Collier, Thelma Coker, Nina Cook, Ouida Cook, Mary Craven, Mabel Criswell, Nora Cumming, Evelyn Dalton, Emma Lee Derden, Mattie Lou Dillard, Evelyn Fears, Lucile Fears, Nancy Fendley, Geraldine Fite, Mary Fletcher, Pearl Fordam, Lera Futch, Eloise Green, Leth Griner, Eve- lyn Guyton, Elece Hall. Evelyn Hall, Grace Hall, Martha Hall, Mildred Hardaway, Jennie Hardegree, Ival Harden, Bobbie Hicks, Nell Holliday, Lois Huff, Lucile Humphrey, Maude Jackson, Myrtle Johnston, Ellen Kell, Wilma Kelley, Martha Kendrick, Eloise Kilgore, Agnes Kirk, Zera Mae Kirk, Myra Lacy, Florrie Law- horn, Lois Lewis, Mabel Lewis, Lillie Linholm, Thelma Lott, Reba Lummus, Amy Lee Manifold, Huld-a Mashburn, Jewel Mathis, Lucile McAllister, Mary McAllister, Lorene McCall, Leola McFarland, Winifred Moody, Mary Parker, Florence Plumm, Annie Laura Proctor, Donnell Purcell, Mattie Ratliff, Elizabeth Rice, Ruby Rowe, Doris Simmons, Ruth Simmons, Ella Smith, Viola Stanford, Inez Terry, Findley Thomas, Ruth Thomas, Geneva Thompson, Ruby Tucker, Helen Ussery, Jessie Watters, Wynelle Westbrook, Ruby White, Frances Womble, Bessie Worley, Willie Worley. Page Forty-five SILVER AND BLUE van , , .- -' ' PHILOMATHEAN LITERARY SOCIETY - gg - Spurgeon Sitton ,. .. ...,,,,,,,,,,, ,,A....... .,,, ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,, P r e s ident Fain Ingram , .Y,,,,7,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, ,,A.,,. ,..., . , V ice President Edgar Kell ,,,, ,, ,, 7 ,,,77 Secretary and Treasurer Mr. Robert Thompson ,, , , ,,,,,,Y, , ,,,,,..,,,,,,,,,,,Y ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, F aculty Adviser Mrs. O. L, Titrud . ,,,, , , ,, , ,. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,, .,..,,..,, . ..,,,,,,,,, .,.,,,,,, ,.,.,.. .,,,,,,,,,, . , . . ., Coach Hugh Alberson, Cobb Arrendale, Carlton Babb, Harold Babb, Burke Barfield, McNair Bell, James Bible, Ernest Bond, William Bond, Glenn Boyd, Robert Boyd, Fred Bramblett, Richard Brewer, Joseph Bridges, Jerry Browning, Frank Bry- ant, Fr-anklyn Buell, Elmer Capps, Roy Capps, Jamel Claxton, Gomer Collier, Henry Collins, Charlie Cooped, R. L. Cranford, Faye Davis Boyd DeWitt, Henry Drummond, Clifford Dukes, Coy Dunn, Ben Hill Ellerbee, Daniel Estes, Charles Field, Howard Field, E. G. Fitts, Bert Fowler, R. L. Franklin, Jack Gamble, Fred Garner, Wallace Gentry, Howard Glass, Marke Grace, Hiram Ham- ilton, Winifred Hamilton, Frank Hammond, Gordon Hammond, Paul Hart, Ralph Hart, Lester Hayes, Johnson Head, Loyd Head, Robert Henderson, Raines Herring, Bill Hicks, Charles Higgins, Joseph Hillman, Boyd Howard, Grady Ingram, Powell James, Lonnie Johnston, Carter Jones, Marvin Jones, Robert Keith, Prentice Knott, Grover Leak, Thomas Leonard, Roy Lipscomb, Joe Lord, Thomas Mackey, Pat McKelvey, Alvin Matthews, William Medley, Harold Mitcham, Perry Monroe, Charles Newell, Woodrow Osborn, Edwin Pendley, Hughey Pendley, Walter Pendley, Burdett Phelps, Crawford Phillips, Forest Ray, Lloyd Sanders, Dois Scott, Loy Smith, Ellis Stewart, Sylvester Stocks, James Stover, Taylor Stowers, Dwight Strickland, E. O. Suggs, Doyle Tatum, Hasting Thomas, R. K. Ward, Clyde West, Johnnie West, John Lee West, Newman West, Roscoe Whitfield, Richard Wickle, Henry Williams, Woodrow Williams, Curtis Winters, Wilson Woodall, Floyd Wooten, Ned Wyatt. Page Forty-six l SILVER AND BLUE - Law CLIONIAN LITERARY SUCIETY Louise Cox , , ,,,, President Mabel Jones , ,, ,, Vice President Sylvia Lee Lowery Secretary and Treasurer Angie Manning , ,,,, I ,, , ,e,, I ,,e,.,, , Y , Chairman Program Committee Martha Berry Davies and Lucy Howell ,,,, I , , ., I News Reporters Frances Babb, Marie Bagley, Frances Barrs, Virginia Berry Raines, Martha Berry Davies, Elizabeth Bridges, Mary Bolding, Dorothy Curry, Mary Chandler, Louise Cox, Bernice Clements, Lillian Custer, Louise Cordell, Elizabeth Cook, Edna Mae Chapman, Elida Carpenter, Maude Coalson, Mattie Chipley, Gertrude Dowdey, Elizabeth Davis, Mary Lou Edwards, Olie Estes, Amanda Estes, Eula Estes, Ethel Ethelridge, Louise Foster, Rachel Gandy, Maude Ford, Essie Gladdin, Cleo Garner, Nettie Hardaway, Dollie Ruth Hodges, Lucy Howell, Maude Jones, Katie Hicks, Sallie Keown, Lenora Keim, Vivian Johnson, Sylvia Lowery, Sara McGriff, Katherine Masters, Katherine Marchant, Angie Manning, Irene Meeks, Louise Meeks, Gay Moreland, Mildred McGinty, Mattie Mae Nelson, Vashti Osteen, Agnes Partain, Sibyl Payton, Ester Peacock, Nellie Parks, Grace Ray, Kathleen Rutledge, Mae Stout, Ella Smith, Faye Smith, Katherine Spinks, Reba Smith, Myrtle Sutton, Inez Seay, Hetty Tankersley, Louise Tyson, Grace Tallent, Oleta Visage, Idelle Whited, Bessie White, Edna Mae Wager, Inez Williams, Alma Wal- ker, Carrie Bell Williams, Lucille Wynne. Page Forty-seven VARSITY CLUB Carter Jones, Stacy Meeks, Eugene Holcomb, Ivy McDonald, Arthur Agnew, Andrew Duffy, Frank Bryant, Edward Lyons, Robert Graham, Austin Cannon, Wayne Dowdey, Eldren Wright, William Glidewell, Randall McKinnish, Elmer Minter, Elmer Capps, Delmer Babb. CNames of members not in picture omittedj ACADEMIC CLUB Joe Hillman, Ivy McDonald, Ben Hill Ellerbee, Pat Helton, Roy Bevan, Luther Beaver, Ellis Stewart, A. J, Bunn, Spurgeon Sitton, Coy Dunn, Elmer Capps, Stacy Meeks, Austin Cannon, Randall McKinnish, Napier Medley, Syl- vester Stocks, Fred Garner, Thomas Leonard, Francil Moore, Colvin Lee, Edwin Lee, Geddins Cannon, William Biddle, Woodrow Williams, John Ford, Edwin Kell, Fain Ingram, Bob Keith. QNames of members not in picture omittedj CLARA HALL-Girls' School PILGRIM HALL-Boys' High School r...,,-....... .... , . .,,. ,,......-M,.. , -W , . . , . ,, W ..- W., . . ..,.., ,,,,.,- , , 1 I V 1 l 1 I 1 5 1 1" 9 V 1 1 1 1 1 1 ! 5 i . 1 3 1 l I 1 1 i 1 1 5 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 L- A ,- .W vm.- 1, SENIORS OF 1932 I Yi,-?.,,,,.,,, , ., U , ,,,......,, , .W , , , ,H 3 r l 1 Q . . L.....A,.....,-,,,, -. - . , , , .-.J SENIORS OF 1932 CCOnCludedJ i 4 SILVER AND BLUE vm HISTORY We, the Pioneer Class of 1932, are accorded with the privilege of presenting to you a brief but exact record of each individual member of the class. We sincerely trust that it will meet with your approval. 1 WAYNE DOWDEY "Two Bitts" Pulled in from Labuco, Alabama, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to be a doodler. Wayne has been an active member of the Athenian Literary Society and Varsity Club. He is noted for excellency in baseball and basket- ball. Motto: Do before done. Favorite saying: "Ah 'snotf' Hobby: Sleeping. "Biggest Sheik," "Neatest," "Most Bashful" and "Most Popular." 2 CAROL LOUISE COX "Baby Face" Came from Rome, Georgia, in the fall of '26 with two ambitions: To be "Dowdey" enough to make Samuel Johnson ashamed of himself and to ride to California on a white horse with "Wiggles" She was a member of the "Y", Home Ec, club, and was president of the Clionian Literary Society. Hobby: Finding some excuse to get Angie to look up her history lesson. Pastime: Drinking coffee. 3 COLVIN LEE "Shorty" Rolled down from Dahlonega, Geor- gia, in the spring of '26 with the ambi- tion to be Edison's successor. He has served as president of the Academic club and secretary of the class in Junior and Senior years. He has been a member of the "Y" cabinet and is noted as the famous barber of Friend- ship Hall. Motto: Actions speak louder than words: Favorite saying: I wish you'd let me "Bee", Hobby: Writing romantic verses to the Girls' School. "Poet", "Most modest", and 'iWittiest'. 4 BEATRICE BENNETT "Bee" Floated in on a high tide from Perry, Florida, in the fall of '28 with the ambition to be an old maid school 'iMarm." She has been a member of the Delphic Literary Society, Music chairman and secretary of the Eucli- dian club. Motto: Be kind and thoughtful to others. Favorite saying: "Where's Doris?" Hobby: Home Ec. and music. 5 GEDDINS CANNON liGed7, Came with "Aus' from Gordon, Georgia, in the spring of '26 with the ambition to drive a Colonial Bus. Ged has served as president of the class in the sophomore year, member of the Athenian Literary Society, the Academic Club, and Glee Club. Motto: Boost or bust. Favorite saying: "I knew it." Hobby: Washing cars. 6 LUCY SUE HOWELL C:Luke!9 Blew in the Gate of Opportunity form Thomaston, Georgia, in the spring of '28, She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society, Euclidian club, and Patrician club. She was secretary of the senior class. Motto: Speak nothing you don't want told. Favorite saying: "Ah, don't try to act innocent." Hobby: Dancing and acrobatic stunts. Pastime: Dreaming. Page Fifty-two SILVER AND BLUE nv 7 LUTHER BEAVER "Senator" Staggered in to Berry in the fall of '26 with the ambition to shatter the Republican Party. Luther has been eternally busy serving as president and program committee chairman of the Athenian Literary Society. He has participated in declaiming, extempor- aneous speaking, cross country, play- ing baseball, singing in the Glee Club and Athenian Quartet, and dramatics. Motto: Find a way or make one. Favorite saying: "Look at that baby go." Hobby: Politicing. "Most cour- teousf' 8 MARY ADELE CHANDLER "Patsey" Was breezed in the Gate of Oppor- tunity by a gentle south wind in the spring of '29 from Carrolton, Georgia. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society, Home Ec. club and the Y. W. C. A. Ambition: To be a pioneer pilot in the U. S. mail service. Favorite saying: "Ah, not if I know my- self." Pastime: Dreaming of the future. Hobby: Dancing. "Most ambitious." 9 ARTHUR AGNEW ilAggie3! Poked over from Rome, Georgia, in the spring of '28 with the ambition to become Rome's foremost business man. Since then Arthur has won many ribbons on the track and has been a high-score man in cross country. He has served in the Athenian Literary Society, the Varsity Club, and Dra- matics. Motto: It's all in knowing how. Favorite saying: "Quit, Elmer." Hobby: Athletics. "Most Athletic." 10 ANGIE R. MANNING "Angie" Rolled into Berry in the fall of ,28 with the ambition to be an old maid school teacher. She has been a mem- ber of the "Y", Euclidian and Home Ee. clubs, and an active member of the Clionian Literary Society. Motto: Never worry about anything. Favorite saying: "Well, now that's funny." Hobby: Looking up "Baby Face's" his- tory lesson. Pastime: Building air cas- tles. "Most Intellectual," Class poet. 11 GLENN D. HICKS "I-licks" Dropped in from Marietta, Georgia, in the spring of '27 with the ambition to be a college professor. Glenn has been continually laboring in the "Y", the Athenian Literary Society, and dramatics. Motto: Do the best you can. Favorite saying: "Don't do me that way." Hobby: Riding Camels. 12 DORIS SIMMONS "Stubby" Rolled in on an ocean wave from Jacksonville, Florida, in the fall of '31 with the ambition to be "somebody's stenog." She was a member of the Delphic Literary Society and the "Y", She has won the Delphic-Clionian spelling match. Motto: Do a kind deed every day. Favorite saying: "I ain't gonna do it." Hobby: Teaching the Northern brogue to Rome Cottage girls before a social. "Jolliest." 13 DANIEL NEWBERN "Bull of the woods" Came up from Wray, Georgia, in the fall of '27 with the ambition to learn all his head would hold. He served in the Glee club, Band and Orchestra: Page Fifty-three SILVER van AND BLUE and has won the Meacham Scholarship. He has been program committee chair- man for the Athenian Literary Society and secretary of the Academic club. Motto: Work for what you expect to get. Favorite saying: "Darn the women." Hobby: Dodging pillows. "Historian" 14 IRENE MEEKS "Rene" Squeezed thru the Gate of Oppor- tunity in '27 with the ambition to find a short cut along the flowery path of algebra. Rene has been class secretary and a member of the Clionian Literary Society and the Choir. Motto: Do not merely exist, but amount to something. 15 ROBERT KEITH "Uncle Cy" Shoved in from Dalton, Georgia, in the fall of '28 with the ambition to climb the North Pole. He has excelled in debating, extemporaneous speaking, and the "Y" Theme Contest. He has been an active member of the Journal- istic club, Academic club, Varsity club, Glee club, and president of his class during the junior and seniors years. Motto: Learn to keep quiet. Favorite saying: Get off my bed, old ladies. Hobby: Throwing pillows. "Adminis- trator", "Best-all-round", and "Most Intellectual." 16 VIOLA STANFORD "Vee 0lie" Arrived in the fall of '30 from Cal- houn, Georgia, with the ambition to succeed John McCormick. She has been a member of the Delphic Literary Society and the "Y", Motto: Challenge life with a smile. Favorite saying: "Well I'l1 say.', Hobby: Singing solos. Pastime: Reading. "Most Attractive." 17 GORDON LEE HAMMOND "Gordon Lee" Came in from Summerville, Georgia, in the summer of '28 with the ambi- tion to fill the world with love. He has participated in declaiming, ex- temporaneous speaking, and baseball. He has been a member of the Glee Club, Senior Quartet, and Philo- mathean Literary Society. He is the youngest member of the class. Motto: Live and learn. Favorite saying: "The whistle has blown." Hobby: Throw- ing pillows. 18 DORIS SIMONTON "Bert" Was pushed to us thru the Gate ,of Opportunity from Carrolton, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to succeed Faderewski. She was pianist for the Delphic Literary Society, member of the NYU, and winner of the piano prize contest in '31. Motto: Do unto others as u'd have them do unto u. Favorite saying: "Where's Bee?" Hobby: Playing the piano. "Prettiest" and class Administrator. 19 JAMES STOVER "Strawberry" Galloped in from Suches, Georgia, in the spring of '27 with the ambition to be a writer. James has participated in track, cross country, declaiming, and extemporaneous speaking, and he has won the "Y" Theme contest. He has been a member of the Philo- rnathean Literary Society, Journalistic club, and Academic club. Motto: Do the best you can with what you have where you are. Favorite saying: "Whoop-whoop." Hobby: Writing to the women. Page Fifty-four Came SILVER AND BLUE so 20 LEMA BARNES "Gaultney" Dropped in from Carrolton, Georgia, in the fall of l29 with the ambition to be the world's greatest "Oration". She was a member of the Delphic Society and the Y. W. C. A. Motto: Be yourself. Favorite saying: "That scares me." Hobby: "Pestercating," and burning toast. "Wittiest." 21 DOYLE TATUM "Tater" Backed in from Rising Fawn, Geor- gia, in the summer of '28 with the ambition to become an agriculture professor. Doyle has been a member of the Philomathean Literary Society, Senior quartet, Philo quartet, and the Glee club. Motto: He can who thinks he can. Favorite saying: "Who are you?" Hobby: Playing tennis. 22 ETHEL ETHERIDGE "Ethel" Came to Berry in the spring of '31 from Atlanta, Georgia. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society and winner of the extempor- aneous speaking prize. Ambition: To learn and love everybody. Motto: Be better tomorrow than you were today. Favorite saying: "Will you please explain what you mean?" Hobby: Writing letters. "Most accomplished" and "Most literary." 23 JIMMIE NELSON "Jim" Came to Berry in the fall of '30 with the ambition to be a country peddler. He has been a hard working student and a loyal member of the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Stick to it, Favorite saying: "Go climb a devilish bush." Hobby: Frogging at the table. "Most Dignifiedf' 24 LOUISE MEEKS "Fluellen" Taxied into Berry in the fall of '27 with the ambition to ring a goal. She has been class Athletic Captain and a member of the Clionian Literary Society, She has to Rome a thing Favorite Hobby: 25 Home Ec. club, and the "Y", earnestly served as Dr. Meeks Cottagers. Motto: If you want done well, do it yourself. saying: I'm afraid to say." Sewing. "Most athletic." AUSTIN CANNON "Aus,' up from Gordon, Georgia, in the spring of '26 with the ambition to be a sawmiller. During his stay at Berry, Aus has been excelling in de- claiming, extemporaneous speaking, debating, track, cross country, baseball, basketball, and orchestra. He has served as president of the Athenian Literary Society, and as a member of the Academic and Varsity clubs. Motto: Do or die. Favorite saying: "Let's sleep some." Hobby: Playing Bridge. "Best looking." 26 NETTIE HARDAWAY iiNet!! Floated in the Gate of Opportunity in the fall of '29 with the ambition to have her way in all things. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society, the "Y,' Home Ec. club, and Euclidian club. Motto: Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. Favorite saying: "Listen here." Hobby: Helping Dolly prepare midnight feasts. Pastime: Eating. Page Fifty-five SILVER AND BLUE Vi!! 27 EDWARD LYONS lCEd3S Floated up from Lithonia, Georgia, in the spring of '27 with the ambition to get an A. B. degree in hoboing. Ed has excelled in track, cross country, and baseball. He has served as School yell leader, and as yell leader for the Athenian Literary Soc'ety. Motto: Smiles make the world worth while. Favorite saying: "Thank you. Can you get it at the store?" Hobby: Cooking and eating. 28 EVELYN HALL "Ayon" Joined in from Dublin, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the determination to be useful. She has been president of the "Y", and the senior class. She has been a member of the Euclidian club, the Home Ec. club, Delphic Literary Society, and Choir. Favorite saying: "I don't know but I'll try." Pastime: Hobby: Filling vacant places. "Figurating." "Best All Round." 29 LLOYD SANDERS "Athlete', Drifted in from Bronwood, Georgia, in the fall of '30 with the ambition to make a doctor if possible. Lloyd has been playing on the track, declaiming and speaking extemporaneously. He has been a member of the "Y", and the Philomathean Literary Society. Motto: Least said is easiest mended. Favorite saying: "Watch me." Hobby: Throwing the discus. 30 DONNELL PURCELL "Donnie" Tumbled into Berry in the fall of '30 from Baxley, Georgia, with the ambition to succeed Dorothy Gordon. She has been president of the Girls' Choir, Ballad Singer, song Leader for the "Y", and a member of the Delphic Literary Society. Motto: What you are going to be you are now becoming. Favorite saying: "You sorry thing." Hobby: Anything musical. "Most Dignifiedf' 31 MARCUS SHERAM "Cicero', Drifted down from Dalton, Georgia, in the spring of '28 with the ambition to become a Watkin's man. He has faithfully served in the Athenian Literary Society and on the track. Motto: Root hog or die. Favorite say- ing: "Show 'nuff." Hobby: Playing baseball. 32 FLORENCE PLUMM usauyn In the pioneer days, was blown in to us from Sherman, Texas, with am- bition to excel all nurses. She has been song Leader for the Delphic Literary Society, Athletic Captain, and member of Home Ec. club. Motto: You can do anything if you have faith in yourself. Hobby: Dancing and attending midnight feasts. Pastime: Watching for Mrs. Harden to check up while Louise shakes the coffee into a fruit jar. 33 WILLIAM COLLINS HBHIH Hiked up from Cuthbert, Georgia, in the fall of '30 with the ambition to be a mechanical engineer. Bill has been a loyal Athenian, a hot baseball pitcher, a real cross country and track man. Motto: Be a man of few words. Favorite Saying: "Say so?,' Hobby: Crooning. Page Fifty-six SILVER AND BLUE lil 34 JEWELL MATHIS "Jewell" Entered Berry from Manchester, Georgia, in the fall of '26 with the ambition to make others happy. She has been president of the Freshman class, vice president of Junior and Senior classes and the Delphic Literary Society, and secretary of the Patrician club. Motto: Smile though your heart be breaking. Favorite saying: "Well of all things". 35 WILLIE WEST "Little Willie" Came from Bowdon, Georgia, in the summer of '28 with the ambition to excel Shakespeare. Willie has been an active member of the Athenian Literary Society. He has participated in the "Y" Theme contest and cross country. Motto: While there's life there's hope. Favorite saying: 'Tm trying to quit." Hobby: Reading poetry. 36 RUTH SIMMONS "Wiggles,' Wiggled up to Berry while coming up from Jacksonville, Florida, on her way to nowhere. She has been a member of the Delphic Literary Society and the Euclidian club, and she has served on the "Y" cabinet two years. Ambition: To be still. Motto: Smile. Hobby: Making "Stubby" be- have. Pastime: Going to see Grace and deciding. Class Historian and "Most bashful." 37 ROBERT BOYD "Ichabod" Hopped in from Dalton, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to become a modern business man. Robert has engaged in declaiming, cross country, and activities of the Philomathean Literary Society. Motto: A quitter never wins. Favorite say- ing: "Blow me down." Hobby: Playing Bridge. "Most accomplished." 38 BESSIE WORLEY HBess9l Came to Berry in the fall of '27 with the ambition to be a dietician. She has been president of the Euclidian club, member of the Delphic Literary Society and the Patrician club. Motto: Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well. Favorite saying: "Don't be funny, you'll have that to do over." Class Prophetess and "Most studiousf' 39 PAUL OGLE "Tarzan" Rolled in from Rockmart, Georgia, in the summer of '28 with the ambi- tion to become a United States senator. Paul has served as president and program committee chairman for the Athenian Literary Society, Editor-in- chief of the journalistic club, and program committee chairman of the Academic club. He has participated in declaiming, extemporaneous speak- ing, and stump speaking. Motto: A man is known by his deeds. "Most literary." 40 MAUDE JACKSON "Lankey" Drifted all the way from Franklin, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to be a dietician. While here, she has been a member of the Delphic Literary Society and the "Y", Motto: Soar high and never stop until your plane has reached the top. Favorite saying: "Well of all things." Hobby: Teasing "Gaultney" and getting a laugh. Pastime: Reading. "Most courteous" and "Neatest." Page fifty-seven SILVER AND BLUE Will 41 ELMER MINTER, "Muse" Came up from Ashburn, Georgia in the fall of '25 with the ambition to raise razor-backed hogs. He has engaged in track and cross country. He has been a member of the Glee club, the Band, and Varsity club, and he has served as president of the Athenian Literary Society, president of the Varsity club, vice president and secre- tary of the "Y", and vice president of the class in junior year. Saying: "Darn if that's so." "Jolliest." 42 BOBBIE HICKS "Clown" Came to Berry in the fall of '30 with the ambition to find out what life is and to get it. She has been a mem- ber of the Choir, "Y", Patrician club, and the Delphic Literary Society. Motto: Do it now. Favorite saying: "It won't matter ten years from now." Pastime: Reciting poetry. 43 PAUL CRAVEN "Little Man" Skipped in from Brookton, Georgia, in the fall of '30 with the ambition to become a cabinet maker. Paul has been a member of the track team, cross country team, and the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Think when necessary and worry about nothing. Favorite saying: "Let's go to the Girls' school." Hobby: Dancing. 44 RACHEL GANDY "Blondy" Wiggled into Berry from Darlington, S. C., in the fall of ,29 with the ambi- tion to get away as soon as possible. Motto: Don't take life too seriously, you'1l never get out alive. Favorite saying: "Believe I'll frog class today." Hobby: Sending out of date Valen- tines Cto Findleyj and giving artificial measles with mercurochrome. Pastime: Going to see Miss Wingo. "Most popular." 45 FRED BEAIRD "Whiskers" Drifted in from Jacksonville, Ala- bama, in the spring of '29 with the ambition to become a fine looking traveling salesman. Fred has kept busy singing in the Glee Club and attending the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Keep climbing. Favorite saying: "Still love me?" Hobby: Flirting. 46 ATHA LAMBERT "Lambert" Slid into Berry in the fall of '28 with the ambition to be chief cook and bottle washer at the White House. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society and the "Y", Motto: Keep on keeping on. Favorite saying: "I guess so." Hobby: Frogging joint chapel. Pastime: Sweeping with the tablet back. 47 CLINTON SIMONTON "Simonton" Reeled in from Franklin, Georgia, in the spring of '30 with the ambition to be an agriculture teacher. He has taken part in basketball, and he has been a member of the "Y" cabinet and the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Where there's a will there's a way. Favorite saying: "Get with your daddy." Hobby: Athletics. 48 LERA FUTCH "Futch" Arrived at Berry from Pembroke, Georgia, in the fall of '30 with the ambition to get an education. Lera Page Fifty-eight SILVER AND BLUE nw has been a member of the "Y". Motto: Smile and the world smiles with YOU- Favorite saying: "G00d Sfiefln Pas' time: Reading. 49 ELMER CAPPS sssugarn Blew in from McDonough, Georgia, in the spring of '29 with the ambition to face the north end of a south bound mule. Elmer has served as president of the "Y" and as a delegate to the Hi-Y conference at Athens, Georgia. He has been a loyal Philomathean and a snappy baseball player, as well as a sweet Glee Club singer, and a member of the Varsity and Academic clubs. Motto: Love someone and be happy. 50 SYLVIA LEE LOWERY "Civic" Rolled thru the Gate of Opportunity in the fall of '29 with the determination to get an education. She has been an active member and secretary of the Clionian Literary Society. Motto: Paddle your own canoe. Favorite say- ing: "Oh, you don't mean it." Hobby: Reading and composing poetry. Pas- time: Meditating. 51 FAIN INGRAM "John Dodd" Visiting his brother, climbed in from Forney, Alabama, in the winter of '26 and decided to stay. He has partici- pated in track, cross country, and ex- temporaneous speaking. He has been a member of the band, orchestra, glee club, varsity and academic clubs, and quartet. He has served as vice president of the Philomathean Literary Society. He has won First prize in declaiming. Motto: Think, speak or act. "Most ambitious," "Most original." 52 LUCILE I-IUMPHRIES K6HumP93 Hurried thru the Gate of Opportunity from Canton, Georgia, in the fall of '30 with the ambition to get an educa- tion. She has been a member of the "Y", Delphic Literary Society, and Euclidian club. Motto:: Greet the world with a smile. Favorite saying: "Honest girls, I mean it." Hobby: Reading, dreaming, and writing letters. Pastime: Pestering other people and eating. 53 JOE ALEXANDER "Little Joe Pete" Came in from Roopville, Georgia, in the spring of '30 with the ambition to spank a sax. Since then Joe has been serving in the Glee Club, Band, the Athenian Literary Society, and dra- matics. Motto: Act while young. Favorite saying: "Tell it to the Mar- ines." Hobby: Dancing. 54 DOLLIE RUTH HODGES "Dollie" Prissed into the Berry Schools in the fall of '30 with the ambition to be an interior decorator. She has been a member of the "Y", Clionian Literary Society, Home Ec. club, and Euclidian club. Motto: If I rest I rust. Favorite saying: "Let me see." Hobby: Helping "Net" prepare mid- night feasts. Pastime: Sleeping. "Most Original." 55 EDWARD MERRILL 5lT0m!? Pulled in from Roopville, Georgia, in the spring of '30 with the ambition to revolutionize Carroll County. He has served as Senior baseball coach and as news reporter for the senior class Page Fifty-'nine SILVER AND BLUE VN and the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Fly your own kite. Favorite saying: "Last bell rung, Deak?" Hob- by: Meditating. 56 ANNIE MYRL BLACKWELDER cclpouyv Jumped in to Berry in the fall of '29 with the determination to make "A" under Mrs. Lehman. Vice president of Delphic Literary Society, member of Homecon Club and Euclidian club. Motto: Always wear a smile. Favorite saying: "Gar-field". Hobby: Break- ing dates. 57 EMMETT WEST "Postman" Slid in from Bowdon, Georgia, in the spring of '28 with the ambition to be a school teacher. He has taken part in track, cross country, and basketball. He has been a useful member of the Athenian Literary Society and the "Y", Motto: Keep on keeping on. Favorite saying: "O gosh." Hobby: Carrying mail and dancing close. 58 IRENE LEARY "Rene" Crawled under the Gate of Oppor- tunity in the fall of '26 with the ambi- tion to be an aviatrix. She has been present all the time except for a short vacation during her Junior year. Motto: Better love what you cannot have than have what you cannot love. Hobby: Attending midnight feasts. Pastime: Setting Dollie's hair. 59 LUTHER NUCKOLLS K6Nuck9, 2 Came in from Dalton, Georgia, in the summer of '26 with the ambition to cross the Pacific in a bath tub. Luther has participated in baseball, basketball, extemporaneous speaking, and singing solos. He has been a member of the Glee club, Senior quartet, Athenian quartet, and Aca- demic club. Motto: To thine self be Favorite saying: "Ain't got a true. thing." Hobby: Riding Camels. 60 HETTIE TANKERSLEY asDr0opys9 Floated down the Mississippi from Pervis, Mississippi, in the fall of '26 with the ambition to be an opera singer. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society, Choir, and the HY". She was president of the class in Freshman and Sophomore years. Favorite saying: "Don't be serious." Hobby: Pushing Viola away from the mirror. 61 HAROLD BABB uskippyn Came in on a load of apples from Dalton, Georgia, in the fall of '27 with the ambition to become an aviator. During his stay Harold has been actively engaged in track, cross country, basketball, baseball and as a member of the Philomathean Literary Society, and the Varsity Club. Motto: Believe in yourself. Favorite saying: "Wake up old lady, it's time to wash." Hobby: Track work. 62 INEZ TERRY "Nez" Shot to Berry from Canton, Georgia, in the fall of '28 with the ambition to establish a frigidaire manufacturing plant at Berry. Motto: Be square. Favorite saying: "Say, Rachel, did we get any mail today?" Hobby: Skipping gym class. Pastime: Having con- ferences with Miss Wingo. Page Sixty SILVER AND BLUE on 63 I-IORACE BARNETT CK Barney" Came over from Rome, Georgia, in the summer of '28 with the ambition to become a first class mail pilot. Horace has served faithfully on the track team, cross country team, and has been a loyal member of the Athenian Literary Society. Motto: Make use of your opportunities. Favorite saying: "What- cha say there kid". Hobby: Stamp collecting. 64 CLARA L. ELLISON "Miss Clara" Puffed in from Sardis, Georgia, in the fall of '27 with the ambition to find out what it was all about. She has been an active member of the Clionian Literary Society, Euclidian club, and "Y" cabinet. She has served as corresponding secretary of the "Y", Motto: Do your best. Favorite saying: "You did?" Pastime: Staying in Rosa's room. 65 BERRY SAYER "Sayer" Piped in from Bowersville, Georgia, in the fall of '27 with the ambition to get along with others. During his stay at Berry, he has been an active mem- ber of the Athenian Literary Society and the "Y", Motto: Understand yourself. Favorite saying: "Any old way." Hobby: Shooting bull. 66 ESSIE GLADDIN "Essie" Arrived from Hampton, Georgia, in the fall of '27, She has been president of the "Y" and a member of the "Y" cabinet for three years. She has been a member of the Clionian Literary Society and the Patrician club. Motto: Never be content with less than your best. Favorite saying: "I'll say-." "Most modest." 67 ELLIS STEWART CCKaro!, Shuffled up from Cordele, Georgia, in the spring of '29 with the ambition to see the world. Ellis has been a member of the Philomathean Literary Society and vice president of the Academic club. He has participated in track, cross country, and declaiming and he has won the Meacham Scholar- ship. Motto: Take all that's coming to you. Favorite saying: "U-h-h-yes." Hobby: Teaching Mr. Bell physics. "Valedictorlan." 68 SPURGEON SITTON "Mr. Sitton" Trotted down from Chattsworth, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to ramble. He has partici- pated in track and debating. He has been president of the Philomathean Literary Society, member of "Y" cabinet, and a member of the Glee club and Academic club. Motto: Work and be content. Favorite saying: "Silence is a trait of the wise." Hobby: Working mathematical problems. "Most studious," and "Prophet" 69 CURTIS WINTERS "Doctor" Rolled in from Millen, Georgia, in the fall of '29 with the ambition to be a professional business man. Curtis has been sergeant-at-arms of the Philomathean Literary Society and a member of the MY". Motto: To be or not to be. Favorite saying: "You got anything?" Hobby: Dancing close. Page Sixty-on? B SILVER AND BLUE R45 ZONA WHITE "Pee Chee" Came to Berry from Boston, Massa- chusetts, in the fall of '31 with the ambition to be the world's most famous dietician. She has been a member of the Delphic Literary Society and Euclidian club. Motto: I'll do it if I sit up all night. Favorite saying: "Well I'll dee-claref' Pastime: Piano and books. PROPHECY You will be quite surprised to know what strange things have happened during these ten years since we were at dear old Berry. Our class seems to have been very important since even the waves have kept track of its members. Becoming tired of the noise and turmoil of the busy streets, I wander out into the open country and there, to my great surprise, I meet one of my classmates, Spurgeon Sitton. Just at twilight we come upon a rippling stream and there we sit down. Our thoughts begin to turn to the good old days of the past-to our school days and classmates. What has happened to them? What has been their role in life? Can you imagine our surprise when we find that the humming of the brook seems to have a message for us? Upon our listening a little closer, it imparts to us the where-a-bouts of these long-lost friends. You will remember the tragedy that happened while we were Seniors and aroused international interest-the dis- appearance of the Lindbergh baby. Although ten years have passed, all clues have failed and all hopes have vanished, there is one who has never given up hope. The faithful and true Lema Barnes is still searching and says, "Where there is a will there is a way." Mary Chandler's dream of having an up-to-date tea room has been partly realized, for she and Luther Beaver now have a joint Weiner stand out on Snod Grass Plain. Of course they were married soon after graduating. Essie Gladdin and Jewell Mathis are now in social service work. 'I'hey are greatly shocked over modern youth and have resolved to give their lives to the social cause. They have had wonderful results and their names are famous in the social world. Colvin Lee, better known as "Shorty", has made our class famous because he has just been chosen Poet Laureate of Georgia on the merits of his poem in honor of his new bride, Beatrice Bennett. Clara Ellison seems to have changed her idea of financial affairs as she no longer dreads to see a "Dunn" coming. Zona White is now the world's greatest swimmer. You will be sur- prised to know that she received her first inspiration paddling in the pools at Berry in the moonlight. We have been wondering what hap- pened to our ambitious Atha Lambert and we find that she has Miss Bever- ly's place at Berry. She takes great delight in making the girls wear their sweaters and number ten shoes. Agnes Scott college is most fortunate to have as its professor of geometry none other than our own Lucile Humphrey. Wayne Dowdy is now known throughout his native state, Alabama, as a successful farmer. He gained this great renown through the aid of his wife, the former Louise Cox, who by F Page Sixty-two SILVER AND BLUE the aid of her knowledge of rural eco- nomics gained at Berry, was able to revolutionize Scooting Grease Valley. Wayne has shown all the old farmers th-at in order to be a great success they must let no "Holidays" interfere with their work. Strange to say, Inez Terry decided that "Winters" are preferable to "Bull Dogs," because she and Curtis Winters are now married and have an up-to- date beauty shoppe in New York. Cur- tis has become famous by making a solution that will make short men grow tall. Donnell Purcell and Bobbie Hicks are now two of the world's noted opera singers. They gained this fame by sing- ing songs composed by our own Doris Simonton. She is also their accompanist. Evelyn Hall now has Mrs. Henry's place of assisting Miss Berry. She travels around with our founder and gives lectures on the Berry Schools. Lera Futch is a great politician. We are glad to say that she was elected to the House of Representatives at the last election. Ruth Simmons has become a great movie actress. She gained her fame by starring in "The Fate of a Sheperd" written by her husband, Curtis Waters, who is now a great Playwright. Maude Jackson is now the dietican at Berry. Her skill can be proved by tak- ing as an example, Hetty Tankersley, who is also a member of the faculty there. Before taking the diet prescribed by Maude, Hetty weighed ninety-five pounds and now she weighs three hundred. Irene Meeks is busily engaged in helping her husband, J. C. Mashburn, make blueprints for a new gynasium to t - IN be erected on the college campus at Berry. -1- Sylvia Lee Lowery now a famous surgeon, guarantees her operations as painless-to herself. "Sally" Plumm is head of a matri- monial bureau in London. Although she has been disappointed lin love she is willing to help others along this line. Viola Stanford, having come to the conclusion that the young people of today are too wild, has, to our surprise, resolved to remain single. She delights in returning to Berry and talking in chapel on "The Im- portance of Chaperons" and "The Dangers of Too Many Socials." Angie Manning is Arnerica's great- est novelist. Her heroes are all taken from real life and they are all very sporty because they are centered around a i'Camp". . Jimmie Nelson and Louise Meeks have a nice home in Texas Valley. Jimmie is principal of a school in Possum Trot and Louise is his assis- tant. They have decided that a quiet life is preferable. Doris Simmons, after finishing a commercial course, is employed as the alumni secretary at Berry. Irene Leary holds the record of flying around the world in twelve hours. She is engaged to Ralph Gas- kins as a result of her fame. Rachel Gandy's cartooning ability has been used to a great advantage in making her known as the great- est dress designer of today. Her styles are known in all parts of- Hark! The wind is blowing so that 'we can no longer hear what the brook has to tell us. It has told us about Page Sixty-three SILVER AND BLUE v5 i just enough of our classmates to make us curious to know what the others are doing. Right now we are going to leave the little brook and travel by aeroplane to see and inquire about them. We arrive in Philadelphia where we find I-Ion. Paul Ogle serving as judge of a Federal court there. He tells us that he has just returned from South America where he has been visiting Edward Lyons who is a civil engineer in the service of The United States Government. We soar into Hollywood and are greeted by "Strawberry" Stover who has caused the world to laugh at his comedy. At Shanghai we rest from our travels for a few days with William Col- lins. He is there as a representative of the Ingram-Hicks Steel Corpora- tion of Birmingham, Alabama. From Mr. Collins we learn that Fain Ingram and Glenn Hicks are doing a world- wide business, manufacturing and selling a new kind of steel made by a process which Mr. Ingram perfected. We make our journey back to San Diego, California, and stop at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Tatum. Mrs. Tatum who was formerly Miss Ethel Etheridge is a noted novelist and Mr. Tatum is professor of Mathe- matics in a flourishing college there. They tell us that Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert Keith have been to visit them a few days ago. Mrs. Keith, whom we knew as Annie Myrl Blackwelder, is a poetess while Mr. Keith is editor of "The New York Times." When we get to Dallas we spend a day at a school directed by Mr. Edward Merrell. He lives at the home of a prominent business man, Mr. Joe Alexander, who, having married Miss Dollie Ruth Hodges, decided to settle down in Dallas. At Memphis we attended an alumni banquet at which we met and talked with Robert Boyd who is doing a hundred-thousand-dollar busi- ness in St. Louis. Horace Barnett gives us a great surprise when he tells us that Austin Cannon, after studying law and after marrying Miss Nettie Hardaway, is a partner with Mr. Barnett in a law office in Philadelphia. Mr. Barnett also tells us that Geddins Cannon has married Miss Lucy Howell who has helped him to build up a flou- rishing business in Macon., Georgia. When we get to Dalton we find Arthur Agnew as Mayor of the city and Harold Babb, Superintendent of County Schools. Mr. Babb has built up a fine system of schools during the short time he has been in office. Of course, having come so close to Old Berry we have to pay her a visit-but what do you think we see? She has grown so much that we almost loose our way, but when we reach the High School we find Mr. Fred Beaird in charge of the farm department, Mr. Elmer Capps and Mr. Clinton Simonton teaching ag- riculture, and the Recitation our eyes: "Mr We stand in when we pass through Hall, this sign catches Lloyd Sanders-Dean." amazement while Mr. Sanders comes out and greets us with a smile of contentment. Upon turning about, we see in the opposite office, Mr. Paul Craven attending to his duties as secretary to Dr. Hamrick. We learn from Mr. Sanders that Mar- cus Sheram is a dairy farmer near Page Sixty-four SILVER AND BLUE on Chattanooga, and that Willie and Em- mett West are following a similar vo- cation near Carrollton. We hear an automobile outside and just now we are surprised by the appearence of Mr. Daniel Newbern who is also visiting Berry. Mr. Newbern is military in- structor at the University of Georgia. He, not knowing our mode of travel, invites us to tour with him to Athens and we, realizing that our journey must be almost finished, since we have learned the conditions of almost all of our friends, give our plane to Berry and accept his invitation. We also leave our pilot, Ellis Stewart, who, having feared a sun stroke, took to the air where he can keep cool. We stop in Atlanta at the law oflice of Mr. Berry Sayer, a successful lawyer there. While we are in Atlanta, Mr. Luther Nuckolls invites us to his the- ater which is one of the best in the city. We are greeted at "Georgia" by Gor- don Hammond and Ehner Minter. Mr. Hammond teaches public speaking and Mr. Minter is in charge of the Uni- versity's live stock. This completes the circle. You may judge for yourself who is most happy, most successful, and most widely known. WILL In behalf of my client, the class of 1932 of the Berry High School, Mount Berry in the State of Georgia, U. S. A., I have summoned you together to call your attention to her last will and testament. Being of unsound mind and judge- ment, she wishes to bequeath to her friends and loved ones such chattels and personal possesions as she has been able to acquire through a long and brilliant life. It is her wish from her dying lips that these gifts recieve fair treatment and proper usage, the faculty committee on discipline to be the judges. My client wishes me to state, how- ever, that because of brain fever which she contracted as a result of hard thinking and too much study during the "rushed" seasons, she may have a tendency to show partiality in some instances, but it is really the desire of her heart to distribute her wealth equally and justly among her many friends and heirs. Item: We bequeath to Miss Berry our profound gratitude for opening the Gate of Opportunity to us. We realize that she has laid a heavy load of responsibility upon our shoulders. We want to be worthy of it, and help open the gate of opportunity for some- body else. Girls ltem: We, the class of '32, do hereby will and bequeath to the class of '33 our ability to agree on all occasions, and to be of the same mind on any subject, question, plan, or problem. Item: We, the class of '32, do most relunctantly will to our underclassmen the privilege of attending all social activities of whatever nature they may be, on the one condition that they appear on all such occasions in strict uniform. Item: Thirty-two wills and bestows upon the cl-ass of '33 the silver loving cup which has been ours for two years. This is done with the provision that Moss Hackett be the instructor in case Miss Rice has founded another school. Item: Lucy Howell, Inez Terry, and -Page Sixty-five W SILVER AND BLUE Irene Meeks will their hits with all the teachers to Findley Thomas, Mar- tha Hall, and Mary Lou Edwards, pro- vided they will keep hits as well as said parties have. Item: Sally Plumm, Lucy Howell, Angie Manning, and Louise Cox will their apartment number 216 and nmn- ber 217 to Marie Bagley, Dorothy Curry, Reba Lummus, and Nell Hol- liday provided they will stay in one as much as the other. Item: Louise Cox and Sally Plumm will their art of making coffee to Wynelle Westbrook and Lila Carmi- chael. This is done with the one pro- vision that the girls mentioned chunk all coffee and cooking utensils into the closet and act perfectly innocent when Mrs. Harden appears on the scene. Item: Doris Simmons bequeaths to Grace Hall her ability to shoot northern brogue if she will only use it at parties to vamp the boys. Her "two- by-four" corner of the sleeping porch of Rome Cottage goes to Lillian Custer. It is understood that Lillian is to keep said corner clean. Item: Ruth Simmons gives tearfully to Mary Jack Fletcher every flake of soot that comes from the Rome Cot- tage chimneys if she will promise to wash her face at least once a week so that people will recognize her. Item: Viola Stanford wills to Martha Kendrick her audacity to wake every- one in the Cottage at three A. M. to find out how many eggs to put in the cheese scuffle. Item: Beatrice Bennett leaves to Frances Barrs the honor and privilege of being the tallest and most graceful girl in the class. Frances is warned not to get so conceited that she will lose her perfectly good hit with Miss Wingo. Item: Lucile Humphrey leaves to Wynelle Westbrooks her bashfulness, dignity, and wonderful ability to keep quiet at all times. She hopes that Wynelle will in no way lower the de- gree of perfection of these wonderful traits which she has attained through very great effort. She leaves to Lila Carmichael her "baby ways" and the sarcasm she has recently acquired. Lastly, she leaves to the junior girl who needs it most her place as a favo- rite with all the faculty. Item: Irene and Louise Meeks will their room in Rome Cottage, "Lovers' Lane," to Sybil Payton and Ruth Thomas. Item: Lucy Howell wills her accu- racy in ringing the bell to Reba Lummus. Item: Bessie Worley, Inez Terry, and Essie Gladdin will their middy suits to Miss Rice with the understanding that she will distribute them among the girls who love to march at the end of the line. Item: "Tank" and "Evelina" hereby will to Grace Hall and Inez Seay the opportunity of going to the chicken roost after dark and scaring the duck away never to return. Item: To the High School girls only goes the Field Day Queen's train pro- vided Ruth Simmons, Irene Meeks or Hettie Tankersley won't get married and use it. Item: Louise Meeks and Donnell Purcell will the Rome Cottage ice cream freezer to Mildred McGinty and Gay Moreland provided they turn the the not crank one hundred times after contents are frozen. They must invite the fireman to have the first serving. Page Sixty-six SILVER AND BLUE Boys Item: We relinquish, give, bestow, surrender, yield, and bequeath to our faculty a period of rest after their rigid course of training under our guid- ing hands. We know that we are let- ting them go with some faults, but we have done our best to make upstanding men and women of them. We confer upon them the absolution from all re- sponsibility to us. They may stay up late at night, smoke in their rooms, do any kind of dances they prefer, or otherwise disregard the rules of the schools without having the fear that they are being checked up on by us. Item: Thirty-two bestows upon the "sub seniors" the right to be Seniors after this day. The "subs', are cautioned not to abuse this precious heritage during the summer and next fall. Item: To the juniors also go our be- loved seats at the dignified senior tables in the dining hall. All quids of chewing gum found under the edges of the tables are included in the gift. Thirty-three is cautioned to continue thirty-two's practice of setting an ex- ample of table manners for the faculty. Item: Finally '32 bequeaths to '33 the privilege of wearing '32's Senior caps during the forthcoming summer. Item: Fain Ingram wishes to place the responsibility of keeping Friendship Hall and Mr. Buell quiet during study hour upon Gwen Futch and the Miller Twins. Fain feels that it will require three men to hold down his job satisfactorily. Item: Austin Cannon, Luther Beaver, James Stover, Wayne Dowdey, and Horace Barnette wish to bestow upon Stacy Meeks, "Deacon" Kell, John Dillard, and Ralph Bullard their ability to dodge the night watchman when re- 'N turning from nocturnal recreational strolls to West Rome and parts un- known. However, they wish to advise these boys not to try hiding behind doors in case they get into a tight place. Item: Spurgeon Sitton and Ellis "Kam" Stew-art leave their natural in- clination for pretty girls to Thomas "Whoopee Doodle" Leonard and Joe Lord. Item: Curtis Winters wills his front seat in "Chesterfield Alley" to Charles McClain. Charles is advised not to strike any trees over six inches in diameter and not to strike these at too high a rate of speed in case he is called upon to leave said "Chesterfield Alley" rather hurriedly. Item: Geddins Cannon wills his "hit" with Mr. Hamrick and his job as driver of the "Meacham Bus" to Dan Estes. Dan is admonished not to fall victim to "dangerous curves" as "Ged" has. Item: Elmer Capps, Clinton Simonton, Doyle Tatum, and Ellis Stewart bestow their ability to do physics experiments on paper to John Ford, Benson McBrayer, Ivy McDonald, and Ash- bury Singley. Item: Paul Ogle wills his office as president of the Brown Mule Mastioat- ing Association to Mark Grace. Paul says he feels that with the excellent training he has given Mark he will be able to keep the good work going. Item: Glenn Hicks donates his job as "swine father" to Mike Stitt. Glenn also wills his office as secretary to the "Wine Bibbers Association" to Wood- row Dillard, and his "D" on conduct to Lonnie Johnston. Item: Dan Newbern leaves his old bull wagon job to Mr. Hamrick. Dan says he does this because he feels that Page Sixty-seven SILVER AND BLUE VDD Mr. Hamrick is the only other person on the campus with the necessary assortment of the particular words re- quired to get best results from the bull team. Item: "Shorty" Lee leaves his "way with the ladies" and ability as a grace- ful dancer to Buell Trapnell. Item: Arthur Agnew leaves his stock in the "Rudolph and Randolph Cor- poration" to Rudolph alone. Item: Emmett West confers his ability as a mail carrier upon Carter Jones. Emmett leaves with Carter the advice that he investigate thoroughly any let- ters intrusted to him before delivering them. Item: The minor possesions of '32 are disposed of as follows: Ed Merrell, having tired of sweets, wills his "Custard" to John Lee West. Curtis Winters leaves his long legs to Ben Hill Ellerbee. Paul Craven leaves his "Holliday" to Wallace Gentry. He feels that Wallace will need the rest. The remainder of our property and personal possesions, not herein con- tained and hereby disposed of, we leave to the Social Committee with the faint hope that this valuable gift will in some way soften their hearts toward our younger brothers and sisters. Thus from her dying hands '32 dis- poses of her chattels and possesions. Be it further known that we do here- by appoint and constitute the Hon. Julius F. Kany the sole executor of this, the last will and testament of the class of '32. In witness whereof, we the class of '32, the testators, have to this, our last will, set our hand and seal, this second day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two. POEMS Our high school days are over, We must leave our Berry homeg But its ideals will go with us, No matter where we roam. There is regret, we must agree, Deep, deep down in our hearts, We've grown to love the Berry School, And with it we're loathe to part. Then there are our Berry friends These are ties we must sever, too, We'll find new ones in days to come Yet none so dear, so true. Was it four long years ago That we came to Berry Fair? Little did we realize then How much we'd learn to care. But what's the use to sit and sigh For a moment cannot forever last. Let's strive to make the future Worth the hardships of the past. "Climb tho' the rocks be rugged" Has been the motto of our classg May we ever shun temptation And be loyal to the last. We've spent the best part of our lives Under "The Silver and the Blue"- Then pray its standards may ever guide us, And help us to be true. So let's be careful fellow classmates About the little things we do For with us will rest the honor Of the class of '32. -Angie Manning Page Sixty-eight SILVER AND BLUE GRADUATION TIME Graduation time With all its thrills is here, The saddest and gladdest Time of all the year. Our senior prophecy is written And the will is made, Our senior parties are over And the bills are paid. Our invitations are sent To friends far and near, And many of them have accepted And are already here. Our books are in the store Ready to be sold again, And we have spent our money For a piece of sheep skin. A symbol which may be Insignificant to you, But it represents much work For the class of thirty-two. There are thousands Of experiences we cannot forget, But some of our fool pranks We will always regret. But we have no time now To look into the past, The time has come when Our eyes to the future must be cast. So with the training Which in school we did obtain Let us strive in the future The higher things to gain. So dear founder and teachers, We bid you adieu. If we make a success in life The credit's all to you. SALUTATORY Members of the Faculty, Classmates, and Friends: It gives me great pleasure to greet you this afternoon, and in be- half of the class of '32 to extend to you a sincere welcome. We are all glad to see so many pre- sent here. This shows us you are really interested, and we hope your faith in us has not been in vain. We wish to thank Miss Berry heartily for the wonderful opportunities we have had here. Without her great sacri- fices, this event could not have taken place. If we can only carry on the ideals and aims that have been set before us, I am sure our dreams will be realized. With these ambitions be- fore us, we can hope to climb the ladder of success. To the members of the faculty who have served so faithfully and been so patient with us, we extend our sincere thanks. We shall not forget the part they have played to make this event possible. To them we owe much for they have helped to uphold the Berry Ideals. We must now bid farewell to our Alma Mater. Our mistakes and proba- ble failures we cannot reoall. Yet we are glad of the trials and troubles we have experienced because they have made us stronger. Father Powell said, "Great occasions do not make heroes of cowards, they simply reveal them!" We only hope that when great ocassions come to us, we shall be ready to meet them and prove that we are not cowards. We hope to be ready because of the training we have received here. Since I cannot express to you how glad we are to have you with us this afternoon, I bid you a most cordial -Colvin Lee "Welcome" Page Sixty-nine OO! SILVER AND BLUE wan VALEDICTORY Miss Berry, Faculty, Classmates, and Friends: We have reached another landing on the stairway of life and we must pause here to bid farewell to our Alma Mater. This farewell is fraught with both joy and sorrow-joy, that we have attained this stage in our careers and can now turn our thoughts to a new goal, college or a vocation- sorrow, that we must leave this place which has meant so much to us and that we must part from the friends which we have found and hold so dear. To Miss Berry we wish to give our sincere thanks for what she has done for us, for those who have gone before, and for those who are to follow in our footsteps. We realize that if it had not been for her inspiration, faith, and labor we would not be here today. We also wish to thank the Faculty for the part they have had in making us what we are. We know that at times we have not measured up to their highest hopes, but, we can never for- get the lessons they have so faithfully taughtg and in our years to come, we hope to exemplify our appreciation of their efforts by the lives we live. Classmates, it is with real sorrow I say "Goodbye". We shall never all meet again as a class. From this moment our paths diverge. But no matter where those paths lead, when Commencement time comes around from year to year we shall be together in spirit. May the richest blessings of Almighty God follow you to the end of your paths, and grant that at last they may all converge at His throne. We thank our friends for their support during these years, and promise that we will endeavor not to disappoint them. To one and all we bid "farewell, till we meet again." A Bit of Inspiration Let every dawn of morning be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close, then let every one of those short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others, some goodly strength or knowledge gained for yourself.-Ruskin. "So long as men shall be on earth There will be tasks for them to do. Some way for them to show their worth Each day shall bring its problems new. "And men shall dream of mightier deeds Than ever have been done before. There always shall be human needs For men to work and struggle for." Mother: Remember, grandmother gave you a nice Bible for Christmas last year. You should get her some- thing nice this year. Little Willie: I got it all picked out. I'm going to get her that 1,000-shot air riHe we saw in the hardware store window yesterday. Teacher: Quote a Scripture verse. The Kid: Judas went out into the garden and hanged himself. Teacher: That's fine! Quote another. The Kid: Go ye and do likewise! 'iSonny," said the dietetic mother, "do you want mamma to tell Santa Claus to stay away from here? Then eat your spinach." "All right," sighed the modern child, "only it sounds like blackmail to me." Page Seventy v, V. , - 4 fx , I, 'g N' R. '11 ',,1:i.Eff x - ,r ' , N ' 1 .J, N -'-?.:H'f' ' '. '1 ,VA 1,7 Y . K, . , ,rr , I , Vx. 4, F H' ,V IHVPWA, M., A ,. -I . . -.!1,.,,A T L .1 A H V- 'T 2 ' , '.-1 Qmj-2,1 M .wx f, . vw ,' -. Qtr' Y" "",-V., ' x . . ,M TL, . - 1--'swf V. g ,V fngg, ..- V, ' "Le - V- . ,,..-15-.7n.wHl,-,-fa.I- ,- . 9 l,'.,.V,:. Q. . ,av-:,:u-t Y fw-w -Qmnpru " '4 -, We 3 -1 -,- 1 Tw, ,V ,zqfz-1... WWA , ,, . ,ml-, :N 4 , 11.-., ', 1 , .1. , ., A 7 1 my-' , ' ,L , K. . 3 .-I ',.- f I- , , Q1 amv: -fain 1.1. .sin , M . . , il


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