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I Let’s all go over to the T-ville game Vol. XXIV The Lexhipep And see the Yellow Jackets sting them lame LEXINGTON, N. C., NOVEMBER 8, 1946 No. 2 “Give Us Two Minutes More!’’ (Before you slam that door) —Joe Ayers “Hurry, or you’ll be late for your next crass!’’ Thats the general thought Lexington nigh School stu dents have when changing classes. It may be that you're leaving Geometry class and going all the way down to General Business class, which is quite a distance to cover in three minutes especially since there is such a large increase in the enrollment of oui school this year, and also since the little eighth graders don’t know their left from their right. It seems a; though the eighth graders should know ■ by now that you should keep to your | right in the halls. I suggest thai' their teachers set aside a few minutes to teach them this rule before some of us Seniors are hurt. Another sug gestion worth mentioning is for these young students to stop the puppy play in the halls and on the stairs during the changing of classes. i feel that this would relieve the situation to a great extent. But, we must not stop there. We could still use two more minutes between periods to a good advantage. Why, i hear that the girls don’t even have time to powder their noses between periods. 'What wai that, Mr. Payne? You say it’s up to the students? Okay, what do you say, students? What was that? Who was that “lame brain” that said a majority was for five minutes be tween classes? You idiot! That vote was unanimous. I Eanes, Johnson, and Benny go off tackle for L.H.S. gam in Homecoming victory. CALENDAR OF EVENTS Nov... 8 — Football,.. Thomasville (there). Nov. 8—Civic program assembly Nov. 11—Concert, Alexander Trio Nov. 15—Football, Concord (here) Nov. 15—National Education Week Celebration. Nov. 22 — Football, Albemarle (here). Nov. 27—Thanksgiving Program. Nov. 28-29—Thanksgiving Holi days. Nov. 28 — Football, Henderson (there). Dec. 6—One-act play, Dunbar Dramatics Club. Dec. 13—Honor Society Tapping. L. H. S. Holds Annual Homecoming’ Parade, October 18 One of the most stupendous events of the year was held Friday, October 18, when the annual Homecoming Pa rade of Lexington High School was staged. Almost all the homerooms entered a float, and many cute and clever ideas were carried out In them. All plans for this great event were carried out as scheduled so that the parade began promptly at 4:30 p.m Making a spectacular appearance was the high school band which was led by Jake Cross, drum major. Local merchants in town paid for the ma terials which were needed for the various floats and in return theii names were put on the floats as sponsors. After viewing the floats and after much deliberation, the judges chose Miss Frances Walser’s room, 301, as the winner. Using the theme, “We’ll Lick ’Em Tonite,” won Miss Walser’s room the $15 prize given by the Ath letic Association. On the truck was a giant lollypop tree surrounded by girls licking lollypops. The second place prize of $10, given by the Athletic Association went tc Mr. Pete Lea’s D. O. Class. Tied up in a huge cellophane package was Mies Myrtle Smith, who was the main fea ture of the float. The theme, “Prize For the Winner,” certainly was suit able for one of the prettiest floats in the parade. ■'Well Dry Up Barium Springs To nite” brought the Lexhipep $5 which was given by the Student Council Featuring a most realistic desert scene, (Continued on page 3) 3,000 See Victorious Yellow Jackets Take Barium 25 to 0 in Homcoming Game Lexington’s homecoming proved a great success with its final parade in the afternoon and its victory over Barium Springs that night. The game was played at Holt-Moffitt Field Oc tober 18, before an excellent crowd of 3,000 spectators. Besides the re sounding victory over Barium, every one enjoyed Lexington’s growing band, which played at the half, and the parade of the fourteen sponsors with their queen, Enid Ayers, and the three winning floats which were: Walser’s Homeroom, first prize- Mr Lea’s Homeroom, second prize-’ and Lexhipep, tWrd prize. The cheerlead ers and students did some fine yelling, which undoubtedly inspired the team on to its 25 to 0 victory over Barium. In the opening minutes of the game Lexington hit pay dirt when Gibson galloped 31 yards for a touchdown Lexington’s offense clicked all night with another touchdown being scored early in the second quarter and with Gibson going to the one-yard line as the half ended. Lexicon Staff Presents Subscription Drive Program On October 11, 1946, the LEXICON i>taff presenied eignt sKits to tne Lex- mgton High School siuaenc pody lor me purpose of opening tne suoscrip- uon orive lor tne I9i7 LEXiuoN. Tne skits, written by the members oi the staff and airectea by tnen advisor. Miss f iances waiser, were &*ven as lonows: ’'inii Biny,-’ "ijov- .icene,” -’couitroom, ’ “iNignt Ciuo, iiesert Isiaiid,” ••i-oiitician, • "Africa,’ ana “anaerworld. ’ Tne staff mem- ceis took part in these niiariou. scenes. Although a memoer of tne ijEXHIPef stall, vVooay iviuis.ay suo- scituted lor Bill Blaylock in one skL and actea as announcer inrougnou, the program. For the Closing of the program, the members of tne LaXiCOin staff were seated on the stage and each was in troduced. As a result of this drive 6D0 suoscriptions have been made to date and tne student body is looxing forward to the 1947 Lexicon. Early in the third quarter Wilson intercepted Clark’s pass and returned it to Barium’s 32. Several plays later Williams went into the end zone for the third touchdown of the evening and Newell s kick for the extra point vas good this time, making the score 19-0. As the final period of the game Gnaed, the Yellow Jackets once again took the ball and marched to the eight, where Williams skirted the end (Continued on page three) Wake Forest Dean of Religion Speaks Before L. H. S. Student Body ■The Glee Club sponsored the wor ship program on Friday, October 25 Under the direction of the new di rector, Mr. John Crocker, they ren dered two beautiful numbers: ’’Beau tiful Savior”—Wallingford Riegger and “That Music Enchanting”—Mo zart. Accompanying the group at the piano was Joe Ayers. Mr. Crockei congregational singing ol "The Church’s One Foundation”. Jack Swaim, a member of the Glee Club read responsively the devotional Scrib- ture: Psalm 24. ^ Rev. J. Roy Clifford, pastor of the First Baptist Church, introduced the speaker of the morning. Dr. Sankey L. Blanton, Dean of the School o. Religion of Wake Forest College. He chose as his subject, “Music 'of Chris tianity”. Mr. Blanton stressed th( different types of music; starting with the negro spiritual and continuing to the classic symphonies. “House on 92nd Street” Presented by Lewis Players “The House on 92nd Street,” the laitious atoinic bomb play, was pre- sented by the Lewis Players at Lex ington High School on October 14. The drama was patterned after the movie by the same name with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis playing practically all the parts. The fortune teller was played by Harold Lanier and the F.B.I agent by Joe Honeycutt. Joe’s entrance Pi^d to be the sensational climax. Lcxiit^toii Hi^h School s HoTficcofuifi^ PciTudc making the float LEAVING THE CAMPUS PARADING MAIN STREET RETURNING TO L.H.S.