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Edited by Students of Albemarle High School
Albemarle, N. C., December, 1923 N'o. 1
THE PRESTO MUSIC CLUB.
The reorganized Presto Music. Club
has held two very interesting meet
ings since the beginning of the school
The first meeting took place on
October the third, at the home of
Martha Austin, The subject of rhe
■program was, “Primitivte and Ancient
Music.” A composition on “The Drum
Stage,” was read Iby Katherine Mil
ton and this was followed by an
interesting article on “The Pipe
Stage,” Since Hallie Ta’bert was
ebse^t. Miss Etheridge told some in
teresting facts about “The Voice
Stage.” Martha then gave an excel
lent talk on “The Lyre Stage.” After
the program Miss Etheridge surprised
the members with a most pleasing
contest. Later, Ellen Huckabee as
sisted the hostess in serving delight
The following program was render
ed at the home of Louise Bumgardner,
Tuesday, October the eighteenth:
Two Classes of Stringed Instru
Early History of Piano—Juanita
Piano iSolo—Ann Harris.
Construction of Piano—Nina Cran
Piano Duet—Charge of the Uhlrms
—^Ellen Huckabee and Martha Austin.
(1) The First Violin—Creelman
(2) Violin Solo—Creelman Rowland.
After the program, assisted by
E’eanor 'Mann, the hostess served
lemonade and cakes.
ARMISTICE DAY PROGRAM.
(By Louise Parker.)
A—“How long did it take your
wife to [earn to drive?”
B—“It will be ten years in Decem
On Monday morning, November 12,
all of the high school assembled in
the auditorium for the purpose of
carrying out a program in celebra
tion of Armistice Day.
The program rendered was as fol
Invocation—^Rev. D. B, Green.
How the World War came to the
United 'States—Robert Patterson.
The American Flag—^Katherine Mil
ton, Ann Harris, Mildred Parker.
In Flanders Field—Lois Swanncr.
America’s Reply—^Veleeta Loflin.
North Carolina’is Record in the
World War—Arthur Harris.
Stanly County’s Record in the World
Song—i“Keep the Home Fires Burn
Our Dead over the 'Seas—Ester
Present conditions in Germany—
Present European Conditions—
The Blue and the Gray in France—
Song—The iStar iSpangled Banner.
Address—Supt. C. A. Reap.
American Creed—Student body.
The students, together with quite a
few visitors who were present, were
''x remely well pleased with the ex
ercises. All returned to classes with
.ninds ar.d hearts filled with the
\reaning and nob’e spirit of Armistice
(By Grace Pickier.)
Jack:—^“I see you’re trying out for
the Dramatic Club. Had any ex
John:—“Sure, I had my kg in a
“Jeremiah, clean those ducks. We’ve
got to hurry, you know, or we can’[
get through with the work.”
“Yes, ma,” answered Jeremiah
obedier.tly as he began the work as
“We'l, we’l, hero comes yoir' fathor
with a derr. Mrs. Smith wili help
me dress that wh'le you finish fhe
ducks. Don’t waste a minu'^e, new.”
There was ?n atniosiphere of in
terest and activity around the lilrL-)
settle:r.ent at Plymouth Rock. The
women and gir's were busy cookin'-;
•all sorts of good things and all vhe
men and iboys were engaged in hunt
ing animals and wild birds.
At last the preparations were com
pleted and the guests began to ar
rive. And what a great crowd as
sembled! All the men, women 'd
children in the colony were there 'xnd
Indians could be seen standing In the
crowd, staring at the different foods
that were new and strange to them.
“Now,” said Mr. (Smith, “let us all
kneel and thank God for this gr,sat
blessing he has sent upon us.”
The assembly spent two houi’S
thanking God tthrougth prayer and
song for the religious freedom and
I the blessings he had bestowed upon
I them in their new home. The feast
ing and worship continued for three
days. At the close of the festivities
'every Pilgrim went to his home and
I work filled with the Thanksgiving
1 “Oh, today 1st Thanksgiving ani
, we don’t have to go to school,” said
^ Mary as she sat up in bed and rubbed
; her eyes.
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