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The L EXHIPEP
Published by the Students of Lexington High School
LEXINGTON, N. C„ JAN. 16, 1925
Wearing the High
win a High School letter is the
'Jfeam and ambition of every boy, and
°^l6ntimes every girl, in the High
School, from the time he enters un-
he graduates. Only a few win let-
every year, but everyone has an
®*lUal chance, even the girls, for they
their Basket-Ball, Track, and
lett"'*^ teams. There will be more
won this year than ever before
ready seventeen have been made
thi the foot-ball team
year, and there are four other
^Ports, Basket-Ball, Base-Ball, Ten-
Track, in which everyone
have a chance to make a letter.
p ^t'®rto, in Lexington High School,
^ tew boys have gone out for
ed PPJ the same ones play-
8 , sport, while the rest of the
att tiardly had enough interest to
^ ®bd the games. This year, it is
^^couraging to note the large number
^^hoys who played and are playing
and Basket-Ball, and the
large numbers who plan to
rp, PPrt in Track and Base Ball,
shows school spirit and furnish-
*Paterial for better teams in the
School. For the good that it
^ a school, and because of the
eve^* prance of winning letters,
at *^°y or girl, ought to play
H_, one sport. Lexington High
Ho V- many students as
'bsham High School, yet Rock-
ipi "'on the State Championship
biin Po*! Lexington was eli-
in the first game. Lexlng-
tjjg twice as many students as
School that won the Basket
y^^^ *^^amplonship of the county last
no Lexington High School had
"^^ose facts speak for them-
and everyone knows the rea-
Spi '^^0 remedy is: More School
Mai More Determination to
The Alpha Gamma
The Alpha Gamma Literary Socie
ty was held December 19 in room II.
The business was discussed and then
an interesting program was given. A
recitation “The Fashionable School
Girl” was given by Edna Chaney. A
debate. Resolved: “That L. H. S.
Should Adopt One-Hour Periods, One
Half-Hour to be Used as Supervised
Study Periods, and the Other Half
for Recitations,” was given. The
speakers on the affirmative were Dor
othea Dorsett and Mary Prances Rog
ers. on the negative Leland Beck and
Grace Elizabeth Lindsay. The nega
tive side won the question. Mr. Hunt
gave criticism and the society ad
The Alpha Gamma Literary Socie
ty was held December 30 in Room II.
The pins for the literary society were
discussed and samples were ordered.
The program for this time was a de
bate, Resolved: “That Bobbed Hair
is M'ore Practical for Women Than
Long Hair.” The speakers on the
affirmative were Prances Pickett and
Lillian Wlhiteside, and on the nega
tive Virginia Conrad and Esther Hut-
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ALPHA ZKTA MKETS
At the first meeting of the Alpha
Zeta Literary Society in the new year
the following officers were elected:
Cloyd Philpott, President; Foil Es-
sick, Vice-President; Crawford Beck,
Secretary and Treasurer.
The new program committee con
sists of: Dick Wklser, Chairman, Hal
Hedrick and Dwight Johnson. A
committee was also appointed to act
with a similar one from the girls
society upon the matter of a joint
banquet. Since there was no regu
lar program the society was declared
adjourned by President Philpott.
The Triangular De
bate for 1925
The subject for debate this year was
announced by Mr. E. R. Rankin as.
Resolved: “That North Craollna
Should Ratify the Port Terminals and
Water Transportation Act.”
Several subjects were sent out to
the high schools to vote on, and al
though none had a majority, the one
selected received the most votes.
The high school debating union is
conducted under the auspices of the
Dialectic and Philanthropic Literary
Societies of the University of North
Each year booklets are sent out
and in each school two teams are se
lected, one affirmative and one nega
tive. In order to go to Chapel Hill
both teams must win the first debate.
When they get to Chapel Hill, they
must continue debating until they are
eliminated by some better team.
The first debates are held in March,
and the final debate is held at Chapel
Hill in April during High School
Lexington High School has already
debated and for several years the
teams have gone to Chaptl Hill. This
year we want to have a better team
than ever, and have them bring the
cup home. So come on students, give
the debating teams your support,
help them get to Chapel Hill, and
win the Aycock Memorial cup.
Is Miss Martin a bird?
Is Mr. Hunt a hunter?
Is Miss Greenfield good pasture for
Is Miss Lula Walker the best
walker in High School.
Is Wood too green to burn?
Is Auburn Wood?
Is Ham good?
Is Cornelia Pleasant(s)?
Is Joy happiness?