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VOLUME V. NUMBER 9
GOLDSBORO, N. C., JUNE 2, 1932
CIDDENS’ CUP IS
WON BY SENIOR
WINS BY 2-1 DECISION
Bushnell Andrews and Thomas
Pearson, Sophomores, Are
on Losing Team
45 CENTS A YEAR
In the final debate for the Gid-
dens’ Interclass Debate Cup the
senior team composed of Mary
Kelly and Florence Brooks defeated
Thomas Pearson and Bushnell
Andrews, representing the Spho-
The Query for the debate was
‘^Resolved, That the Federal
Government should own and operate
railroads.” The senior affirmative
won by a 2 to 1 majority.
The seniors had previously
eliminated the junior team and the
sophomore team eliminated the
Immediately after the debate Em
met Spicer, the chairman, presented
the Giddens’ Cup to the seniors.
TO G. H.S. ATHLETES
Peele, Shannon, and Hawley
Receive Three Apiece
Students Win Places
In one of the recent Quill
and Scroll contests, four mem
bers of the Goldsboro Hi TTews
Staff won honorable mention
or better. Florence Baker’s
news story was adjudged the
best entered from I^orth Caro
lina and Emmett Williams’
editorial received honorable
In another section Edgar
Pearson’s ability to recognize
newspaper terms brought him
honoiable mention and Ralph
Casey had the best headlines
entered from the southeastern
FOR SENIOR CLASS
EVENT IS BIG SUCCESS
Miss Kornegay’s Homeroom Wins
Stunt Contest Held After
CLASS DAY EXERCISES
Class History, Poem, Prophecy,
and Last Will and Testa
Wednesday, May 18, Rev. A. J
Smith presented the athletic awards
of the year in the sports. Football,
basketball, and baseball. Preceding
these presentations, Rev. Smith en
tertained the student body with a
humorous talk on his success on a
national baseball team.
Football letters went to Ed
Bland, captain; Alton Ward, Ben
nett Shannon, Charles Worrell,
George Hooks, Bill Pate, Jack
Hardy, John Cooper, Sanford Peele,
and John Hawley. Jack Hardy,
captain for next year, said a few
words to the students.
Because of a change in the kind
of letters, both new and old mem
bers of the girls’ basketball team
received letters. Several got stars
also. Those receiving letters were:
J^ancy Bridgers,. captain; McArn
Best, Dorothy Langston, Margaret
Underwood, Martha Peacock,
Frances Massey, Mildred Edgerton,
Celeste Adams, Katherine Liles'
and Melba McBride. I^ancyl
Bridgers, Margaret Underwood, Mc
Arn Best and Katherine Liles made
Boys basketball awards went to:
John Hawley, captain; Sanford
Peele, Bennett Shannon, George
Hooks, Rodgers Dewey and Mab
Baseball letters or stars were
presented to the following: Arthur
Allred, captain; Sanford Peele,
Jobn Hawley, L. D. Batson, “Chub”
Peele, George Starr, Charles Wor
rell, Bennett Shannon, William
Kannan, Jack Hardy, Eugene Gar
ris, Warren LeRoy and James
John Hawley, Bennett Shannon
and Sanford Peele made letters in
football, basketball and baseball.
This is Peele’s first year of athletic
activities and many believe him to
be the best high school baseball
player in the state.
The Class Day Exercises of the
class of ’32 were held yesterday
morning at 11 o’clock in the audi
torium of the high school, with the
entire student body and visitors at
The program was original, in that
the idea was brought out that this
class is the ‘‘hard-times” class.
Originality was also shown in the
Last Will and Testament and the
The Will was dictated by Sammy
Carr, the Testator, to a lawyer, and
scenes ,■ from the poem were
The program was as follows:
Class Song—Senior Class.
Class History—Marian Weil.
Last Will and Testament—
Class Poem—Florence Baker.
Class Prophecy—F 1 o r e n q e
Senior Quartet—Katherine Liles
Helen Smith, Arthur Allred, and
Farewell Song—Senior Class.
In place of the one-time Junior-
Senior banquet the Junior Class
gave the Senior Class a barbecue
supper and a stunt program.
Over 300'trays of barbecue, each
accompanied by a cold drink, were
annihilated in the determined on
slaught of 270 upperclassmen.
After supper the upperclassmen
came over to the new auditorium in
which the stunt program was held.
Each Junior and Senior home room
had an entry.
Miss Kornegay’s presentation of
a side show brought her room first
place. A play-on-words skit by Mrs
Middleton’s room was voted second
and the Roy Liles-Bill Daniels scene
from “Frankenstein” drew- honor
The characters of the winning
skit were: Joe Crawford—barker;
Jack Hardy—strong man; Donalc
E d w a r d s—the sidesho’vvvanip;
Elton Willis —cowboy; James Pea
cock—comedian; George Starr—
hula dancer; Blackwell Robinson—
bathing beauty of 1800; Edgar
Pearson—fire-eater; Janet Sanborn
and Mildred Rawlings—tight-rope
GRADUATING EXERCISES FOR 89
SENIORS TO. BE HELD TONIGHT
Elizabeth Johnson Wins
^ On Thursday, May 19,
Elizabeth Johnson, Goldsboro
High School senior, was
23resented with a gold medal
—first prize in the recent state
This was the first time a
local student has won first
place in the annual contest.
Miss Johnson is an inter
class debater and an unusually
good student, being exempt on
8:15 IN AUDITORIUM
Dorothy Hooks, Emmet Spicer,
and Arthur Allred Will
32 JOURNALISM CLASS
HAS SUCCESSFUL YEAR
Dr. Elbert Russell Gives
32 Baccalaureate Sermon
The Baccalaureate Sermon for
the graduating class of Goldsboro
High School was j^reached by Dr.
Elbert Russell, Dean of Religion at
Duke University, Sunday night,
May 29, in the auditorium of the
Dr. Russell is known by many
Goldsboro people, as well as being
nationally known for his work in
behalf of World Peace.
The following program was car
Song—Holy, Holy, Holy (by the
Invocation—Rev. Calvin Gregory.
Sermon—Dr. Elbert Russell.
Song—Faith of Our Fathers (by
the congregation, standing).
Benediction—Rev. W. V. McRae.
SENIOR PICNIC HELD
AT BOY SCOUT CAMP
Many go in Swimming Before
Dinner Was Served
Miss Florence Baker, a member
of the Senior Class, has been
awarded a gold medal for the best
typewriting paper submitted by first
year typing students in a statewide
contest conducted by the 1^’orth
Carolina Contest Association.
_Miss Baker typed fifty words per
niinute on this occasion.
The annual Senior picnic was
held at Camp Tuscarora May 17,
with most of the seniors, attending,
and Miss Beasley chaperoning.
Dancing and swimming were the
sports of the afternoon. A portable
victrola, as some one said, “came
in quite handy.”
Several accidents happened, al
though none of them were very
serious. One car full of girls went
over to Mount Olive, and didn’t get
back until after supper. However,
they had enough lunch to tide them
Lillian Gordon’s mother had sent
her a birthday cake, unknown to
her. The cake was green, with a
birthday ' inscription written on it
in nuts. Although the majority of
Seniors had finished supper, thej/
drifted back for their part in this.
Picture, Flag, and Bible
Presented to High School
A picture of George Washington,
an American flag, and a Bible were
presented to Goldsboro High School
by the Junior Order of Goldsboro
on May 17 at the high school
They were presented by Mr. Fred
P. Parker and were accepted by
Mr. Ray Armstrong and Mr. J. W.
After music by the band and the
■glee club, Dr. Brewer, President of
Meredith College, made an address,
which was followed by a violin solo
by Barbara Cuthrell, accompanied
by Miss Lillian Stroud, and two
piano selections by Janet Sanborn.
Members of the Junior Order of
the Goldsboro District attended the
Contests Are Entered; Current
Events Studied; Special Ad.
Issue Gotten Out
Although the Journalism Class
of 1931-’32 has been a new addition
to the curricula of the Goldsboro
High School, it has made remark
able progress and accomplished
many outstanding things during its
nine months in existence.
There are 23 members in the
class under the leadership of Miss
Ida Gordner. The position each
holds may' be found in the mast
head in the upper left hand corner
on the editorial page.
_ The aim of the group at the begin
ning of the year was to have nine
issues of a six page, good quality
The Hi IsTews during the year has
been financed by a subscription
campaign, sufficient ads to carry
their proportion of the cost of the
paper, the class sponsoring pictures,
Yery interesting material has
been in the paper each time. Steady
improvement in writing ability and
a sense of responsibility has de
veloped on the part of many in the
class. The K S. P. A. gave the
paper a rating of good to excellent
and the paper was considered good
enough to enter io the State Con
A keener interest has been taken
in current events this year due to
the fact that each member was re
quired to read a new'spaper daily.
There was a discussion of the cur
rent events each day on class.
The class has received a mailing
permit which will be good as long
as it is not abused.
There is also a good bit of ma
terial for the morgue.
A picture of the school, cuts for
ads, football team, drum major,
“Strange But True” and a picture
of the Senior Class.
The graduation exercises of the
forty-seventh Senior Class of Golds
boro High School will be held to
night in the auditorium, with the
largest enrollment ever to graduate
The talks will be made by student
speakers. Emmet Spicer, Arthur
Allred, and Dorothy Hooks, andj
an address of welcome will be made
by Helen Smith, president of the
The program will be as follows:
Welcome Address—Helen Smith,
President of the Senior Class.
1. Emmet Spicer.
2. Arthur Allred.
3. Dorothy Hooks.
Irumpet Solo—Brogden Spence.
Presentation of Diplomas—Mr.
Geo. S. Dewey.
Senior Quartet—Katherine Liles,
Helen Smith, Arthur Allred, and
Presentation of Awards—Mr.
W. A. Dees.
Benediction—Rev.' A. J. Smith.
SUMMER SCHOOL IS
TO OPEN ON JUNE 13
Students May Pass Off Only Two
Maurice Edwards Also
Has Attractive Poster
In the last issue of the paper
through error the poster of
Maurice Edwards failed to receive
recognition. The Hi I^ews regret
this error for Maurice’s poster on
“Time” was one of the most attrac
tive. Alberta Carr also has a very
Will I^orman has made a minia
ture sun dial with which the
Algebra Class experimented on how
to tell time by a dial.
Miss JSTellie Cobb had her stu
dents to make a “good-characteristic
poster” for the bulletin board.
Summer School will open Mon-
day, June 13 for a period of four
weeks. Classes will be held in the
mornings at the William Street
School. Only students who have
failed a subject may attend.
_ A student may pass off a condi
tion on two subjects only. Before
removing a condition he must have
a written permission from his sub
ject teacher. Two terms work on
one subject, or one terms work on
two subjects may be taken. The
student may take only the subjects
he failed, as no new subjects are
The expense of the Summer
School will be borne by the Public
School System and the students at
tending. The fee will be $3 per
term or $5 for two subjects per
The subjects teacher will recom
mend only those whom he thinks
capable of making up work within
this short period. Students who
have done very poor work Avill not
be permitted to attend.
Mrs. Walter Peacock Is
Elected Head of P. T. A.
Mrs. Walter Peacock was elected
president of the High School
Parent-Teacher Association for the
school year 1932-’33 at the last
meeting of this year, which was held
Tuesday night. May 24, in the audi
The other new officers were: vice
president, Mr. A. K. Robertson;
secretary, Mrs. Britt; treasurer,
Mrs. W. S. O’B. Robinson.
A short business session was held
after the election of officers. Mrs.
Paul Borden, retiring president