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Congratulations, Seniors! She 9ull Mecn Happy Vacation! Vol. XV. ALBEMARLE, N. C. — MAY 31, 1950 No. 8 au^ ^JUeic CARROLL DAVIS TO Dwight Cranford: “Dwight, does your girl play bridge?” Dwight: “I don’t know, but I canasta.” GEORGE CAUSBY WAS talking to Donald Wooly: “Hey, Don, I see you’re back from Florida.” Donald: “Aw, go on, you know you can’t see my back from Florida.” * * * A NINTH GRADER asked Miss Holbrook this question: “I want a book of Mussolini.” Miss Holbrook: “I don’t have a biography of Mussolini.” Ninth grader: “You have it on the reading list.” Miss Holbrook, consulting the list: “Oh! You mean miscel laneous.” * :|c :|c IN MIXED CHORUS ONE day, Barbara Smith came to the door and asked to see Bob Gulledge and Henry Efird. Mr. Fry: “Why, Barbara?” Barbara Smith: “I want to measure them for collars to wear in the Senior play.” Mr. Fry: “O. K. boys, go get your throats cut.” * * * MR. PEIFFER: “Sydney, did you have trouble with your home work, too?” Sydney Helms: “No, sir.” Mr. Pfeiffer: “The rest of the class did, why don’t you?” Sydney: “Well, I didn’t bother it, and it didn’t bother me.” 4: * >K ROY HOLT: “There sure were a lot of cars lying around Har grove’s.” Barbara S.: “Do they sell gas in cars?” Roy Holt: “I don’t know.” Barbara: “Well, they were all tanked up.” * * * BOB YOUNGBLOOD, In chapel just before the coffin was closed, made this statement: “I must go now. I have to make a short trip in a long car.” * * * IN SOCIOLOGY CLASS Mr. Mac told his class that all young lovers just’couldn’t live without each other. Then he made this comment: “I never heard of one dying, though, because of sepa ration.” * * ^ . The HOME ECONOMICS CLASS Was discussing their Kindergar ten a few days ago. Ann Swaringen: “They was so cute.” One girl immediately said; “Ann, say it right!” A third girl called: “Ain’t you ever had no English?” * * * HOYLE GILBERT WAS moan ing over his limited supply of money and made this statement: “I’ve only got $7.00.” Bob Y.: “Well, what’s so bad about that?” Hoyle: “Cause, dadgum it, I owe $9.00 to Rachel.” * * * MISS LENTZ SLIPPED up the other day when she read “L’Abbee Constantin,” a story with two lovers conversing. Miss Lentz misread the sentence. She said, “I have never smelled anything that resembed love.” * HATTIE TUCKER KNOWS what she wants. She and Jean Bailey ''^ere discussing money. Jean: “Money is the root of 9^11 evil.” Hattie: “Well, I’d sure like to have a little root.” * * * IN SECOND PERIOD French class someone said the family nad a carriage for their children and bags. Henry Forrest: “Oh, did the ^others-in*law go, too?” Jl: * * .Mr. McFADYEN ASKED his so ciology class this question: “How ^any of you have an interest in an art—such as sculpturing?” Marlene Page asked: “Does that include tombstones?” 126 Seniors Will Receive High School Diplomas Rev. Iddings To Speak To Seniors Sunday Night Visitors To Hear Music By Seniors At Baccalaureate One hundred and twenty-six seniors will march to the proces sional “Pilgrims Chorus” Sunday night, June 4, at their baccalau reate service. The service will be opened , by the congregation singing “Faith of Our Fathers” by Hemy arr. by Walton. Following this. Rev. Ralph Tay lor will give the invocation. Rev. C. D. Whiteley will read the Scripture, and the senior class will sing “Hear Thou My Prayer” by Hamblin O’Hare. Rev. J. White Iddings will de liver the baccalaureate sermon, his subject being “Seeking First Things First”. Special music, “Sun of My Soul” will be pre sented by the senior class. The congregation will join the senior class in singing the hymn, “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” by Mason, after which the benedic tion will be given by Mr. B. F. Darnell. The Senior Class will give the response, the “Sevenfold Amen”, by Lutkin. The recessional “Prayer” by Humperdinck will be played as the seniors march out. Miss Betty Boone will serve as accompanist. Marshals Elected For Graduation Charles Litaker was elected by the senior class to head the group of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade mar shals who will serve at the com mencement exercises June 4 and 5. .The marshals were elected by their grades from the students making the first semester honor roll. Three studnts were chosen from the ninth grade, four from the tenth, and five from the elev enth grade. The list of marshals is; 11th grade, Charles Litaker, Martha Griffith, Ed Patterson, John Har wood, Malcolm Lowder; 10th grade, Barbara Crowell, William Litaker, Patsy Williford, Jimmy Skidmore; 9th grade, Frank Bur rell, James Gibson, and Jeanette Dennis. NEWLY ELECTED COUNCIL OFFICERS—Charles Litaker, Wil liam Litaker, Carolyn Williams, and Joe Hudson. Charles Litaker Is Elected To Head Students Next Year «>- Charles Litaker, William Lita ker, Carolyn Williams, and Joe Hudson were elected president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, respectively, by the student body to serve as school officers in 1950-51. The ballot count revealed that a total of 529 voters went to the polls to express their choices to fill these high Student Council positions. Charles Litaker, the students’ choice for president, was very active this year. He served on the intramural committee and was inducted into the National Honor Society this spring. Charles’s campaign manager was Don Wooley. Ed Patterson, the losing candidate, received 253 votes, while Litaker was get ting 273. William Litaker was victorious over Keith Byrd for the vice- presidential position. He receiv ed 328 votes over Keith’s 200. Junior Josey was campaign manager for the future vice- president. The position of secretary wa^ won by Carolyn Williams, who had 281 votes, over Jeanette Mabe, whose vote was 248. Bob Science, Biology Classes Hold Annual Science Fair “This is the Physics Queen of Electronics,” someone was ex plaining as a vast number of people and students attended the annual Science Fair at A. H. S. on May 26. This year again the science classes under the direction of Mr. R. C. Hatley and the biology classes instructed by Mrs. Lyke displayed their various experi ments and held the audience in breathless tension. Parents and students eagerly watched as the Physics class fea tured its knowledge in the Magic Fountain, which draws water from the air; the lightning rod, which sends several thousand volts through a house; the reflect ing stream of water, which chang es colors; the mystery pool of diving ducks and ships; the sta tic balloon; the singing wire; and the table of mystery light bulbs, which glow without any current. In the chemistry department the audience witnessed the devil’s wine pitcher which pours most any kind of drink; the mystery bubbles which explode when ig nited; the bouncing marbles, which will put marble champions to flight; the mystery pencil, which writes at will; the beat ing heart, produced by ioniza tion of mercury and sulphuric acid; magic rings; experiments on electrolysis; the red itmus foun tain; and the mystery liquid which produces spontaneous com bustion. In the science display the peo ple were very much interested in the charmed ball which works at the command of the performer. Other attractions were the mys tery siphon which never stops; electric mitors and crystal ra dios; experiments on magnets, air-pressure, gasoline engines, pulleys, siphons, construction and radiation of heat. For the con venience of the parents, the lab books of science students were also shown. The biology features were ar ranged around a bird bath in a garden. Much enthusiasm was shown by the audience over the various displays. These displays included the Barringer was Carolyn’s cam paign manager. Next year’s treasurer will be Joe Hudson, who received 383 votes. His opponent, Roger Mor ris, had only 138 votes. The win ning candidate’s campaign man ager was Dwight Cranford. The four new officers will join with home room representatives elected next fall in making up the Student Council. Seven Teachers Resign From AHS Seven members of this year’s high school faculty have resign ed and will not be back when school )pens in September. They are Mrs. Almond, Miss Stanton, Mrs. Stovall, Miss Mat- theson, Miss Morrow, Miss Wise, and Mr. McFadyen. Mrs. Almond is retiring from teaching and intends to occupy herself with her husband and her home. Miss Stanton wants to go far ther south and plans to teach in Florida next year. Mrs. Stovall and Miss Mathe- son will be working in the new Y.M.C.A., Mrs. Stovall as director of physical education for women and Miss Matheson as director of club work. Miss Morrow and Miss Wise are uncertain just what they will be doing next year. Mr. McFadyen will be in Ra leigh as director of public rela tions for the N.C.E.A. Hatiey Will Hold Summer Classes Spencer B. Hatley, director of the Albemarle high school band, will not end his work at the end of this academic year. Work with beginners and special problems that students have will last through most of the summer. Also private les sons and band classes will be held in the high school building. survey of plant and animal king doms, several types of terraria, laboratory work, a show of live animals, and a joke table. A very interesting experiment was performed by cutting some fresh ly killed calf lungs which were then inflated to show the mechan ics of breathing. Parents and students were very much astonished, but pleased with the unbelievable experi ments of the science classes. Student Speakers To Be Featured In Final Exercise The senior class of A.H.S. will present their own graduation ex ercises this year on June 5. The students speaking, Dwight Cranford, Martha Moore, Bob Barringer, William Grigg, Tom Lilly, Roy Holt, and Lib Starr, will talk on the subject, “How Does High School Develop Leadership.” The 126 seniors will enter the auditorium to the processional “Intermezzo” by Mascagni. Rev. J. Boyce Brooks will then deliver the invocation. “Battle Hymn of Republic,” by Ringwald, will be sung by the members of the graduating class after which students chosen by members of the senior class, will present talks on the following subjects: Dwight Cranford, presi dential talk; Martha Moore, in troduction; Bob Barringer, social clubs; William Grigg, athletics; Tom Lilly, organized activities; Roy Holt, publications; and Lib Starr, vocational training. Following the presentation of diplomas by Mr. A. P. Harris, the then graduated students of A.H.S. will sing the Scotch air, “Auld Lang Syne” and march from the auditorium to the reces sional played by Mr. Paul B. FYy. Summer School To Begin June 12 Summer school will begin June 12 for those students who have failed subjects this year. Mr. McFadyen requests that all boys and girls wishing to make use of this session contact him at the high school Tuesday, June 6. This may be done by either a visit or a telephone call. The usual fee of eight dollars per subject will be charged for the five week term. Mrs. Hayes, instructor, sug gests that those students who have failed required subjects at tend school this summer in or der to be able to take regular work next year. By Their Words “He must have been drunk the night before.” — Mr. McFadyen^ (talking about a modern paint er). “This car ain’t got but one gear and that’s neutral!”—Jim my M. Brown. “Hey, turn on the lights; I can't see how to read!” — Tom Lilly. “Your foot should appear at the bottom of the page.”—Miss Matheson (referring to foot notes). “Peggy’s here; where’s Caro lyn?”—Mr. McFadyen. “We gotta get going.”—Jack Lee. “When I mispell a word, I just put quotes around it and she’ll think I’m quoting someone else!” —Sara Skidmore. “Who’s outtalking me?”—Mrs. Fry. “I might as well sharpen my pencil but I don’t think I’m going to need it.”—Carroll Davis (be fore a French test). “I got some new pants at Al len’s!”—Hoyle Gilbert. “It’s a nice gift, and it didn’t come from Rose’s either.”—Mr. Mac. “Hoyle, you have the cutest Adam’s apple.”—Carroll Davis.