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The Full Moon
ALBEMARLE, N. C., MAY 31, 1939
A. H. S. CHAPTER OF NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
—WITH ENGLISH 12
“SHE LOVES ME. SHE LOVES
IE NOT!” Those were the words
f Gehring as he slowly pulled the
etals from a daisy. The crowd
?as tense. There was a silence,
'hen came the shout of joy, “She
3ves me!” But Mr. Gehring
wouldn’t tell who “she” was.
Encouraged by the results of the
bove case, Mr. Gibson tried his
ack. Very different were his re-
ctions from those of our history
eacher. He pulled the petals fast!
5ut alas—“She loves me not!”
“Oh, well, I didn’t have to get a
aisy to tell me that!” the princi-
^}^ * * *
EVIDENTLY SYDNEY GUL-
,EDGE doesn’t believe in wasting
nything that can be eaten.
They say that your stomach is as
irge as a hen egg and no larger,
ut things can be stretched some-
;mes. As a member of the Na-
onal Honor society, “Syd” en-
oyed to the fullest extent a picnic
upper given on Morrow mountain
After eating what “Syd” term-
d as a “healthy looking plate”
and it would take a good healthy
erson to eat that much food), he
'ent for more fried chicken. When
rat disappeared, he commented
lat he was getting full and he
idn’t want to get full. “My
-.omach is actually hurting,” said
However, when everyone had
Ti’shed P'.tintr. someone pas.sed the
-ay with several pieces of chicken
ft on it, and “Syd” just couldn’t
ssist the temptation. Patting his
omach, he casually remarked.
Well, it does pat good.”
P. S. Miss Milling later found
piece of chicken and some dough-
uts in “Syd’s” pockets. He ate
■ose, too, when no one was look-
ID YOU KNOW THAT—
Iris Almond has been secretary
■r all of her home rooms since she
itered high school?
Mary K. East has never missed
•tting on the honor roll during
^r twelve years in school?
The girls’ tennis team has lost
ily one single match during this
*1| nnis season?
* * * *
WHEN MR. GEHRING SAW
OW LARGE and deep the pool
is at Morrow mountain, a frown
vered the usually smiling face,
it when he was shown the “Kid-
3 Pool,” he smiled from ear to
“And there’s just loads of sand
I play in,” he added.
Dr. A. C. Reid of Wake For
est to Deliver Address;
Mary Katherine East
Will Give Valedictory. /
Local Chapter Of National
Honor Society Is Installed
23 Members Tapped In Can
dlelight Ceremony; Mrs.
Milner Speaks; First
lee Copple To
^ Edit Full Moon
Miss Watson and Miss Eller-
>e, faculty advisors for the Full
Vloon, have announced that Lee
topple will be editor and Ken-
leth Brooks, business manager
Lee, who succeeds Virginia
Hone, served as associate editor
his year and has been an active
nember of the literary section
•f the Journalistic club for
hree years. He is also editor
»f the Al-Hi-Script and school
eporter for the Stanly News
This will be the third consecu-
ive year for Kenneth to hold
he office of business manager
♦f the Full Moon. He is also
•resident of the Albemarle
hapter of the National Honor
ociety and a member of the
business section of the Journal-
stic club. t
With the tapping of 23 of thej
mo.G oufstandinfj student ., in the
eleventh and iweiftii grades, the
Albemarle chapter of the National'
Honor society was installed April ■
After the tapping, members i
were given robes and candles and
were seated on the stage. F. N.
Patterson, chairman of the school
board, pledged the following initi
ates : Sidney Gulledge, Mary Kath
erine East, Iris Almond, Geraldine
Crisco, Sue Coble, Glenn Smith, j
and Lorene Melton from the
twelfth grade; Pauline Beaver,
Sara Doby, Billy Benson, Jane
Morrow, Virginia Wilkinson, Ken- :
neth Brooks, Lois Milton, Thomas |
Hatley, Margie Lipe, Hazel Maul
din, Clara Lorch, Virginia Crowell,
Rachel Leonard, Jack Lowder,
Edith Shaver, and Mary Ethel
Cranford from the eleventh grade.
A faculty committee of five chose
the members on a basis of scholar
ship, character, service, and leader
Following the pledge, Mr. Grigg,
city superintendent, explained the
symbolism of the emblem, “Torch
Mrs. Milner Speaks.
Mrs. Clyde A. Milner, a member
of the faculty of Guilford college,
was the principal speaker. Her
topic was “Relations,” boy and girl
relations, homogeneous relations,
faculty-student relations, home re
lations, and school-community re
lations being discussed.
Miss Emma Milling, faculty
sponsor for the organization, pre
sided over the installation cere
At a recent meeting of the
Honor society, officers for next
year were elected as follows: Ken
neth Brooks, president; Lois Mil-
ton, vice president; Jack Lowder,
The members of the society
voted to buy gold pins with the
emblem, “Torchlight,” the order to
be sent in immediately.
May 31, 1939
Gh am’’ ^ ^
invocatiQfi . f _ .. :
Chorus—‘‘Come to the Fair”
Address—Dr. A. C. Reid
Chorus “Sleepy Hollow
Presentation of Diplomas — F.
Presentation of Class Gift—
Acceptance—A. B. Gibson
V’aledictory — Mary Katherine
Jane Austin Turner, Carolyn
Stone and Lois Milton
Elected for Ocher Offices.
Wins Field Trophy
Virginia Gilliam and J. P.
Mauldin Crowned; Movies
Taken of All Events.
CIVICS MEDALS GIVEN
Charles Whiteley and John Ed
ward Underwood of Miss McKen
zie’s civics class were recently pre
sented medals by the American
Education press for making the
highest scores in A. H. S. in a na
tional current events test.
From the Field day events, held
May 5 on the athletic field, the
eleventh grade emerged victorious
with a total score of 84 points, fol
lowed closely by the sophomores,
who racked nn 78 points.
High scorers for the day were
Lewis Morgan, John Beatty, and
Thomas Hatley, who tied for top
honors with ten points each for
the boys’ events, and Eulalia
Tucker and Lucy Mae Miller, who
tied for first place in the girls’
events with 13 points each.
There was a total of 208 entries
for all the contests.
King and Queen Crowned.
Amid the wild cheers of about
650 students, Virginia Gilliam and
J. P. Mauldin, elected by popular
vote, were crowned king and
The processional to the thrones
was led by the cheer leaders, fol
lowed by Bill Mann, president of
the Advisory council; a band of
tumblers; members of the basket
ball team; and the crown-bearers,
Josephine Whitley and Reid Gas
Four reels of movies, the first of
which is in technicolor, were taken
during the day by Mr. John Tudor.
These pictures were later shown
to the student body in the audi
In the second annual student
body election, held May 12, Jack
Castevens, eleventh grader, came
out victorious in a close contest
with the tenth
elected by secret
ballot were Jane
I the student par
ticipation offices were Jack Cast-
evens, Bailey Gulledge, and Jose
phine Whitley for president; Jane
Austin Turner for vice president;
Carolyn Stone and Rose Crump for
secretary; Lois Milton, Reed Gas
kin, and Idell Mauldin for treas-
Jack Castevens, the new student
i president, is an outstanding senior,
j being president of his home room,
a member of the Hi-Y club for
three years, a varsity football
player for three years and a varsity
baseball player for two years.
Retiring officers of the Advisory
council are Bill Mann, president;
Pauline Beaver, vice president;
Lafayette Blackwell, secretary;
Virginia Gilliam, treasurer. These
officers, cooperating with the
twenty-one home room representa
tives, have sponsored such activi
ties as the carnival. Field day and
a series of vocational talks in as
Diplomas will be presented to
night in the auditorium to 87
graduates, 34 twelfth graders and
53 eleventh graders.
The exercises will open with the
seniors singing the processional,
“Follow the Gleam”. The twelfth
graders in royal blue caps and
robes will lead the processional,
followed by the eleventh graders
in white caps and gowns.
The principal address will be
made by Dr. A. C. Reid of Wake
Forest college. Following the invo
cation members of the Glee club
will sing “Come to the Fair.”
F. N. Patterson, chairman of
the school board, will present the
diplomas. Sidney Gulledge, presi
dent of the senior class, will pre
sent the class gift, which will be
accepted by A. B. Gibson, princi
pal. Mary Katherine East, a
twelfth grader, will give the
Iris Almond, a member of the
twelfth grade, is salutatorian of
the senior class. Betty Lynn
Crowell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
D. L. Crowell, and Neil Graham,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Graham,
are class mascots.
The annua! baccalaureate ser
mon was preached Sunday eve
ning, May 28, by the Right Rev
erend John A. Wright of Christ’s
The invocation was given by
Reverend W- J- Bradley. Mijgic
was rendered hv *he '■ ar.
Girls’ Glee club, vho sar.g
anthetos, “Unfold Ye Pot«ls”.
and “Hear Thou My Prayer.” ^
All commencement music is un
der the direction of Paul Fry and
Miss Annyce Worsham.
The benediction was given by
Reverend W. B. Holmes.
An ornamental fountain to be
placed on the front lawn of the
school was chosen as the class gift.
It was decided that if it were not
possible to get the fountain, an
automatic scoreboard for the gym
nasium would be purchased.
Bill Benson, member of the
eleventh grade, has been selected
as chief marshal to serve during
the commencement exercises.
Other marshals are Hoyle Whit
ley, Josephine Beaver, Billie Ray
Drye, and Ted Wallace from the
tenth grade; Lucille Palmer, Eve
lyn Merritt, Mable Underwood,
ninth grade; Carolyn Stone, and
Jacob Almond, eighth grade.
The faculty chose the marshals
on the basis of scholarship, leader
ship, and dependability.
26 Graduates Plan
To Enter College
Out of 87 graduates from the
eleventh and twelfth grades this
year a recent survey shows that 26
students expect to go to some col
lege or university, that 14 will en
ter a business or a profession, and
that 47 have no definite plans.
Seven students plan to enter W.
C. U. N. C.; three, Carolina; two,
Duke; two, Davidson; two, Ap
palachian State Teachers’ college;
one. Bob Jones’s college in Ten
nessee ; one, N. C. State; one,
Meredith; one, Greensboro college;
one, Salem college; three, business
schools. Two others are indefinite
as to which school they will attend.
Five occupations are represent
ed in the number going into busi
ness. Seven plan to study nursing.
1. How many seniors will re
ceive diplomas Wednesday
2. Who is valedictorian?
3. Who is chief marshal?
4. Who was voted the hest all
round hoy in the senior
class? the best all-round
5. Who will be the new hand
6. Who is Hi-Y president?
7. Who are next year’s editor
and business manager for
the Full Moon?
8. How many freshmen have
enrolled for next year?
9. What new courses will be
offered next year?
10. Who is the boys’ tennis
champion in the South Pied
mont conference? the girls’
(Answers on Page Seven)