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"Professor Billy" remained principal until 1930 when he retired. Thereafter,
he lived "on the hill" dividing his time betrjeen his farm ajid other business interests
rfo died in 1937} being 69’years old. Those v^ho were present at .his funeral wiiLl long
vfrtrrioor the floral tribute, the verbal eulogies, and the vast concourse of people,
assembled to do him honor.
At the highest point on Piedmont Hill stajids a magnificent granite shaft, erect
ed to his memory. This shaft was bought with money contributed by hundreds of former
students and friends of Piedmont. His greatest monuiaent, however, has not been maae
with hands; it is the cherished memory of his deeds, his advice, hj.s sacrifical ser
vice which eternally abides in the hearts of all whom a kindly fortune allowed to
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Have Mercyron the
Proof Reader ,
People have little:patience v,lth t;/F^ographiccil errors that the proof .reader
failed to see, , .This is especially' true if the bver-sight appears .in one's contrib
ution, But be patient. It troubles no one quite so much as the proof reader him-
Here-is. the ydible ; story as''told by the'Knoxville Express:
. ,j . . -The.■typogi’aphic.-^l;error is a:;slippery thing;and sly,
• You can hunt till you-are dizzy, .but it somehoT/will ^
. ' /gef by, ■. ■■ ■ ■"
Till the forms are off the presses it is,.strange how still it
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^ . It shrinks dcwn into a corner and .it never ^stirs or peeps,
- 'Hiat typo'^aphic'a0.^errolr,.'toc3 small for human eyes,
Till the 'ink-'is bn the‘'^aper, vJhen it grov/s to mountain
The boss he stares with horror,, then. he. grabs his hair and
. ^ . ■ ■groans; ' " ''
The copy-reader drops'his hfead uppri his-hands and
■ . ;• •■ moans—: '• ■'' ■
The-remainder of the‘issue may be clean as can be.
But that typographic?!, error is th^. only thing.you-
- ;Cah see;v : : ■ ' '^ '.
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. ^ - -i • "Red Cross .Drive" •
The Annual Red Cros’s' Drive in, Lawni;iale was a,..wonderful success, as we all felt
it; would bi3 - This little old hdme-town of yours,, rea'liy goes all out, when it comes
to doing their part in anything pertaining to the War Effort, Last year in the Ann
ual Drive, Lawndale raised the sum of |il653,00 - this:year we tbpped that by more than
^2266vOO, Isn't'that a hbnie-town tQ.be proud of - well its just a small expi^ssion
of the way-wo feel about our. fihe boys scattered, all over;the world. We hope the
Red'Cross, will aiwaj'S be " Johnn'y^-on--thcr-spot" if and when you should ever need them
9.nd from all we hear, they will be.. , Wejare ’all "shar0-holders" in’this swell organi
zation, so don't hfcsitate to "cash-in" oh their many fine services.
, '••• :• '• " '-jC' ■
! "if we expect our boys to get to Berlin we must be v/ilJ.ing to piy their fare,"
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