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April 30, 1954
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Novel Summer Plans Of Aspiring'54 Brads
For most students summer vaca
tion means hours spent basking in
the sun and days of utter idleness,
but for four industrious students
the summer vacation affords an
opportunity to gain experience that
will be valuable to them in their
Three days after graduation Bet-
tie Jane Upchurch and Nancy Mc-
Glamery leave for a three-month
stay at Ridgecrest, the camp
grounds of the Southeastern Bap
Bettie Jane and Nancy were in
cluded in a select group of 375
phnqen from 1000 applicants to
serve as staffers at Ridgecrest.
A staffer’s foremost duty is to see
that the many assembly delegates
Their work could be along any
line-clerical v/ork to hopping tables,
but the girls will not be informed
of their duties until they arrive at
The camp boasts of its own
weekly newspaper, the MOUNTAIN
ECHO; an annual, the CAKIRA;
and band. orchp«:tra. choral, and
dramatic groups. Bettie Jane hopes
for a position on the CAKIRA
staff, and Nancy claims she will
be happy anywhere.
Mary Helen Shelburne and Sue
McEntire plan to spend June 7-18
in Soddy, Tennessee, at the crafts
Having learned of the school
through the Jo'='Dh Conrad MaH-
ner Troon and Jimmy Atwater, who
went there last year, they decided
to take the course themselves.
The co-educational school offers
instruction in sailing and boating,
in general, and Mary Helen and
Sue hope to find the instruction
valuable in aiding them to become
counselors in the near future.
' Now that graduation is right
around the corner, college folders,
letters of acceptance, and registra-
! tion blanks have really flowed in
to the homes of seniors.
It seems that Mike Temko is
trying to set some kind uf a new
record. He has been accepted at
Harvard, University of'Penn., Yale,
! and Dartmouth. How are you go
ing to work this, Mike?
j Here’s some news that should in
terest the senior boys. Some 45
i GHS girls plan to enter Woman’s
College next fall, so those old
I flames will still be in reach.
! State, University of North Caro-
j lina. Wake Forest, Duke, and Guil
ford attracted a great deal of
the college-going seniors. Next
year they will have 35, 30, 18, 25.
and 12 GHS’ers, respectively.
Altogether, some 240 aeniorb
have made definite plans for col
lege next year.
Band Cops Top Rating
(Continued jrom Page One)
^ orchestra—E; Reynolds of Win-
I ston-Salem, orchestra—S; High
I Point orchestra—E; Greensboro
Senior, orchestra—S; Asheboro—-
S; Thomasville—S; Lexington—S;
Mineral Springs—E; Durham—S;
Boydon of Salisbury—S; Moorse-
I ville—S; Cherryville—S; Roanoke
I Rapids—E; Gastonia—S; Newton-
I Conover—S; Myers Park, Char-
I lottte—S; Grainger of Kinston—
E; Wilkes—E; Hickory—G; Dunn
' —E; Marion—S; Greenville—S;
I Henderson—S; Broughton of Ral
eigh—S; Myers Park of Charlotte,
! orchestra — S; High Point — E;
I Greensboro Senior—S; Waynes-
ville—E; and Lenoir—S. S is for
' Superior, E is for Excellent, and
1 G is for Good.
MARILYN N’ MIRANDA
Seniors at Lexington High
School, Lexington, North Carolina,
have just cause to be excited about
their annual class trip. Approxi
mately half of the seniors will
visit both Washington and New
Just give me a man
With a million or two.
Or one that is handsome would
A dashing young fellow is swell
Or one that is famous would suit
But if this man shortage should
Go back to the very first line of
Abraham Lincoln High
San Jose, California
Kitten Proxy Moots Meets Bears
I I Uncle Jazbo*s Bedtime Episode
Good evening, kiddies. This is flitted to a medium-sized gigantic
your Uncle Jazbo just rarin’ to chair. Phooey! Too soft. Then she
tell you a new bedtime story. To- j saw a real mean looking chair and
night’s episode will be “Proxy and , tried that. Man, it was super! Just
the Three Grizzlies.” ' as she was feeling elevated, the
Once upon a time, there was a i chair let her down. Picking her-
tagged Proxy Mootz. | ggjf gjjg ^ent into, the kitchen.
There on the table were three
One afternoon. Proxy decided to
take a turn in the big, green for
est. She scratched off in her hot
rod, and away she went. She sped
through the green ’til she came to
a cute little cracker-box. Feeling
a grinding emptiness in her stom
ach and her window shades droop
bowls of enriched Cream-o-Wheat.
She mixed them all together into
a kind of crazy concoction. Short
of no time she had put away the
cereal. Now to catch -twenty winks.
Meanwhile, the inhabitants of
ing, she mosied up to the door, the little crackerbox were return
rapped her brass nuckles and wait
ed. No answer! She picked the lock
and ambled in.
Proxy eyed a gigantic chair in
the corner. Ugh! Too Hard. She
One a frosh took chemistry,
I Alas, he is no more.
! For what he thought was H20
I THE ROOSEVELT STAND-
! Roosevelt High School
j Minneapolis, Minnesota
Famous For Our
I A very popular recreation in
Greenville, South Carolina, for the
high school students is visiting the
, teen canten. Activities such as
I ping pong tournaments, shuf-
fleboard, and dances are always
being held at this popular spot.
A Sore Bet
BY PAT GITTINS
Terror grips the city of Paris!
People are going mad with fear,
and the police are going out of
their minds because a horrible
phantoni monster, whose physical
strength together with a cunning
mind, is striking and killing citi
zens of their fair city. .
This is what happens in Warner
Brothers’ 3 Dimension technicolor
production, PHANTOM OF THE
RUE MORGUE. This exciting
thriller is based on the classic
mystery, “Murder in the Rue
Morgue,” by Edgar Allan Poe.
8r.ati.ng in this suspence-filled
picture are Karl Malden, Claude
Dauphin, Patricia Medina and
It seems as if this phantom is
“real crazy” about beautiful girls | green forest again
ing home: Daddy-O, Mamma, and
“Man, Daddy-O, that was a crazy
walk! I need refueling!” cried Jun
They strolled up to the door
and Mamma yelled, “Gad! The
lock’s been pilfered!”
Daddy-O pushed open the door
and peeked through. Man, he was
brave! He figured it was safe
enough so they went on in.
“My chair!” groaned Junior. “It’s
Daddy-O peered around the
room, then strode into the kitchen.
He had been cool up to now; but
when he spied those empty bowls,
he let out a yodle that would
scare Pappy Yokum out of his
Mama, deciding something must
be amiss, su.ggested going up
stairs, but Junior was way ahead.
He reached the bedroom and yelled
to his parents below to come.
“Dig her, Daddy-O! She’s in my
sleeping sack!” shouted Junior.
Proxy, awakened by all this jab
bering, shot out of bed and yelled,
“Creepers, I’ve goofed!” and she
sped home, never to drag the big.
First Cannibal: What’s that book
Second Cannibal: It’s very in
teresting. It’s called “How To
Serve Your Fellow Man.”
for he attacks no one else. Among
The moral is, kiddies: Don’t eat
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Denims, Cords, Linens, Cotton
by Jantzen $4.95-$6.95
“British Colonial” Style $11.95
Imported India Madras $12.50
Other Cords and Denims . $3.95
Two most unusual clubs at Pen
sacola High School, Pensacola,
Florida, are the Uke Club and the
Psychology Club. Members of the
Uke Club enjoy entertainment by
well known personalities in the
1613 MADISON AVE.
car ’cause you’ll be too fat to run.
its victims are Allyn McLerie, 1 ^ ' ,
assistant to a knife-thrower; Veola,you have a
Venn, an artist’s model; and a i
young actress played by Delores
Not until the very end of this
nail-bitting picture, can the audi
ence determine what matter of
man or beast is the phantom, as
Police Inspector Dauphin finally
traps the monster after a thrilling,
almost endless, roof-top chase
against the moody back-ground of
Maintaining the same high de
gree of photography achieved by
the highly successful John Wayne
starer, “Hondo,” “Phantom of the
Rue Morgue” is said to rate among
the top offerings of the 1954
So guys and dolls of GHS a real
thriller-driller is in store for you
at the CAROLINA THEATER
starting Sunday. It might be a
good idea to bring a police dog
along to protect you on the way
home, particularly if you go at
Class Rings Delivered
Upper classmen at GHS received
their class rings last Wednesday
and Thursday at the school store
from Mr. Ronald Reed, represent
ative from Star Engraving Com
pany of Texas.
Since the down payment was
made by the students last October,
a reduction from 20% to 10% was
made in luxury taxes. The com
pany gave the juniors an opportun
ity to take advantage of this re
duction. thus making the cost of
the ring less.
After reduction the total cost
was $11.77. Having already made
a $2 deposit, the juniors paid $9.77
to receive their rings last week.
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GREENSBORO, N. C.
THE GREENSBORO UNIT OF
the N. C. E. A. held its annual
picnic at the Guilford Dairy Club
House on Wednesday night, April
Many teachers at Senior High
attended the event. Among those
from GHS attending were Mr. A.
P. Routh, past president of the
local unit, and Miss Mildred Herr
ing, Senior High Librarian.
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