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THE



YONGESTER



High School Yearbook

of the

P K. Y,-ng Laboratory School


GainesviiUeQ, Florida
1939e40







STAFF


Sponsor....


Editor-in-Chief


Assistant Editor........
Photographic Editor-
Bzsiness Manager .....


Assistants:


EARL M. RAMER
...ESTELLE PRICE
-NANCY JENKINS
.ARTHUR SHEALY
....JOHN TESELLE


John Hook, Mary Dorman, George Dell, Betty Munson, Marie
Wood, Mary Catherine McInnis, Mary Frances Gibbs, Wini-
fred Boyd, Gretchen Kokomoor, Judy Walker, Francis Leukel,
Betty French, Jim Wilson, Barney Colson, Addie Hamilton,
Cornelia Carter, Gloria Postell, Bob Stephens, Harry Dorman,
R. V. Jolley, Betty Burnett, Virginia Black, Billy Philyaw,
Ted Scarborough, O. B. Ogletree.







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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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Title Page and Staff.......- -

Faculty .--. ...-- ---

The Senior Class---- ----

The Junior Class-----..- ---

The Sophomore Class..-- -

The Freshman Class-- ....-------....

The Eighth Grade.._ ----

The Seventh Grade..----

A Cappella Choir ----... --..-.. ..------

Baby Gator...-------...

National Honor Society-- ----.....---.

Student-Faculty Representative Body-

Club Activities--------- ----

"Who's Who" in the Senior Class ...

Senior Class Will--------.------ -.....--..

Senior Class Prophecy----------- --------

A Fairy Tale ------...


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FACULTY


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Marion Barclay Margaret W. Boutelle Cleva J. Carson


George S. Davis
Kenneth P. Kidd
James Martin

Earl M. Ramer


Elsie Douthett
Eugene Kitching
A. R. Mead
Director of Educa-
tional Research
G. Ballard Simmons
Director of Labora-
tory School


Charles Durrance
Gladys Laird
Roy E. Michael

Eulah Mac Snider


J. D. Copeland Alfred Crago J. Broward Culpepper
School Psychol- Chairman of
ogist Faculty
W. L. Goette J. Douglas Haygood M. B. Jordan
Hal G. Lewis Lillian Maguire E. D. Manning
J. W. Norman Hazen E. Nutter Clara M. Olson
Dean, College of Director of
Education Curriculum
Laboratory
Billy K. Stevens Marie W. Swinford Emerson Tully


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THE SENIOR CLASS


Mrs. Boutelle,
Sponsor
Cornelia Carter
Minnie Reta Garris
Helen Kinsey
Anne O'Hair
Marguerite Sherouse


Diana Angle Willamette Barr Ben Blake Marguerite Bless
Donald Carter Max Cheney Yvonne Cody Barney Colson
Park G'rdine Wilda Hayes Harold Hull Betty Jackson
Gretchen Kokomoor Francis Leukel Frances Lewis C. G. Miller
Marilyn Perry Deborah Pierce Estelle Price Peggy Reynolds
Ralph Sherouse John TeSelle Pierre Vidal Julia Ann Walker
Bill Wilson Marjorie Zetrouer


Alvin Bobroff Winifred Boyd
Louise Davitt Byron Emig
R. V. Jolley Ernest Kennedy
Dan Morgan Robert Noble
Ted Scarborough Arthur Shealy
Hazel Whitehurst Robert Williamson


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THE YOUNGSTER, 1939e40


YE OLDE SENIOR YEAR
SCENE I
Place-P. K. Y. Time-September, 1939
AS THE scene opens we find several groups of newly dignified seniors
Discussing plans for their last year in high school. Of course, there
is still much talk of the recent vacation, but the more studious ones are in
a group to themselves. In a corner we find Minnie Reta Garris and Bill
Wilson wondering over the hazards of World History, while Barney Colson
and Robert Williamson delve into the problem of being the only Honor
Society members and what should be done about that worthy organization
in our school. Some of the more social minded seniors are eyeing Anne
O'Hair and Park Gerdine, the new class members, and wondering what
they will turn out to be. Just after the class is called to order and the
"grind" has started for the last time, Gretchen, as usual, comes strolling
in late.
SCENE II
Place-Gym Time--8:30 p. m.-Hallowe'en
By this time most of the seniors have got over being dignified and
they are celebrating the night of ghosts and witches with a real old-
fashioned party. In the middle of the gym floor is a huge haystack in
which nestle big orange pumpkins. The group becomes noisily involved
in several games and then takes time out for refreshments between halves.
Later dancing is enjoyed. After the dancing, the party is officially over,
but most of these "practically grown" people think that it is really too
early to go home. Somebody gets the bright idea of riding on the hay
which has to be taken home immediately. After much work, which in-
cludes 'disintegrating the stack, and piling it on the truck, they place
themselves on top of the load and ride in very cramped positions out to
unload the hay. If you happened to hear the singing (?) that emitted from
those delicate throats you would never have known that they were crowded
at all!
SCENE III
Place-Yonge Cafeteria Time-December 15, 1939
At this time we find a group of very undignified seniors and faculty
members having a joyous time at the lovely Christmas dinner which is
being given to them by the class mothers and advisor. This is a very
formal and beautiful affair. After the delicious main course, gifts are
presented to each of the guests with an appropriate limerick. When the
dinner is over, they all go into the auditorium for games and dancing.

SCENE IV
Place-All Around the 01' Alma Mater Time-March, 1940
In the final scene of our bird's eye view of the year for the class of
forty, leaving out, of course, all unpleasant parts, such as work, the seniors
have come to the last lap and have begun thinking of things such as
graduation, caps and gowns, and other last minute arrangements.
The group we now look upon is especially busy with second semester
social activities. There is altogether too much night-life to satisfy the
urgent need for sleep. (Night-life includes a little study, too-a little. ..)
We are now looking forward to a trip to Daytona Beach for a week-end
in the near future. This promises to be an extra-special class frolic.
Several of the seniors are also anticipating the trip to Rollins College
with the A Cappella Choir. Once in a while some juniors are caught in
corners scheming about the traditional Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom.
In short, it looks as though this year's crop of grads is already caught
in the whirl of the last part of their high school days.
Shall we leave them here and wish them all luck?


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THE JUNIOR CLASS






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T HIS YEAR the Juniors have turned around in wonder and seen the
first semester and part of the second go by, and are still trying to
figure out how it went. The best we can do is simply shake our heads and
agree with the old adage that "tempus" does "fugit".
Of the three social functions allowed, there has so far been only one.
Our home room mothers, Mrs. Laird and Mrs. Burnett, entertained us
with a party at Mrs. Burnett's cottage at Kingsley Lake on New Year's
Day. The truck belonging to the Recreation Department furnished our
transportation, and going and returning in that was half the fun. Every
one who went agreed on one thing-that every one seemed to have a
wonderful time.
Somewhere back in the first semester some one brought up the subject
of the Juniors' sponsoring a trip to the State Fair in Tampa. This was
followed by a little halfhearted discussion, mostly calling attention to our
many expenses for the year. But after several weeks, the idea played out;
that is until four days before the only day we could possibly go. At that
time, the trip was again brought up and voted on. It was decided that
the Juniors would go and invite as many Seniors as there would be
room for.
For three days we were in a stew making plans. Our biggest problem
was transportation. There seemed to be nothing available. Finally, how-
ever, we engaged the truck belonging to the Gainesville Ball Club. It
was about the roughest one in seven counties, but since it served its pur-
pose, we were satisfied.
There was a little objection from some of the faculty because there
was such a little time to plan the trip. Nevertheless, it was a huge success
and we couldn't have asked for a better experience if we'd had all year
to plan it. It was really a day well spent and we believe it was worth
at least a week or more in school.
After we had put the State Fair in the background, the more serious
subject of the Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom arose. This has, for the
last month or so, occupied the greater part of our home room meetings.
We are planning our banquet for April 10th. The plans have not yet
been completed, but we believe it will come off very successfully.
Soon after the second semester began, our program was interrupted
by a change in home room sponsors. Dr. Copeland held this position in
our class until March, but since his services were needed elsewhere in the
school, Mr. Durrance was appointed in his place. We were very sorry
to lose Dr. Copeland, as he had been an ideal home room sponsor, but we are
wholehearted in our welcome to Mr. Durrance, who, we are sure, will be
a good sponsor.
Our school year otherwise has been mostly uneventful. But I'm about
to forget one of the most important things to a junior! There was the
thrill of getting our class rings! We selected our style and sent our order
in November, expecting them in December. But, as things often happen,
it was the middle of February before they came. They were, however,
well worth waiting for, and we are all very proud of them.
It seems rather incredible, more or less, that next year we shall be
Seniors. Seniorhood, a goal which we have held in a distant horizon for
so long, about to be realized! But somehow we wonder if we will feel
quite so glorious as we have imagined, since it means, too, that our high
school days are slowly but surely coming to a close.








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THE SOPHOMORE CLASS


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Charles Dell
Mary Alice Hampton
Mary C. McInnis
Margaret Rowell
Hart Stringfellow


Wyonia Beck
Ernest Denton
Mary Ann Harn
Dick Mehrhof
Sophia Saunders
Josephine Stock
Opal Webb


Miriam Bishop Bill Boyd James Bryan Dick Crago
C. B. Emerson Ilah Fleming Mardie Garris Addie Hamilton
Lorraine Kelly Lillian Mack Elaine Marcum Eleanor Matherly
Raymond Morgan Eckrol Olson Lois Preston Lyle Reeves
Patricia Sherman Betty Sherouse Ballard Simmons, Jr. Ruth Simpson
John Stone Anne Tisdale M. F. Turner Mary Waters
Byron Wise Harriet Wood Melton Yates Anne Ziegler


Grace Crider
Marion Hammock
Johnny McFarlin
Alice Ruth Resch
Louise Smith
Helen Webb


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THE TENTH GRADE of P. K. Yonge Laboratory School is divided
into two sections. This division is made for administrative and in-
structional purposes, and in no way impairs the feeling of class unity.
The home room teacher is Mr. Ramer.
The first school function of our class this year was given by the home
room mothers, Mrs. George A. Dell and Mrs. Fred Hampton. This party
took place in the home of Mrs. Dell, where everyone enjoyed dancing,
games, and refreshments.
When Christmas came around, just before the holidays began, the
tenth grade had a rip-roaring time in their home room, with presents, tree,
and everything that goes with Christmas time.
Sometime later there was a combination dance and party in the gym
which was not as much of a success as had been hoped for because of the
hurried planning necessary.
About this time, Mr. Ramer, and several members of the class, became
enthusiastic over the idea of having a good old-fashioned party with lots
of fun and plenty of food. Remembering the last party, this one was
planned thoroughly. Only a few people didn't attend. Games were played
all evening and refreshments were served. The party was given in the
home economics room and was a big success.
For several years the class has looked forward to spring and warmer
weather for its annual outings. Although it hasn't been definitely decided
this year whether a picnic or dance is going to be held as our last social
function of the year, it is likely that the class will have a picnic at some-
one's cottage on a lake in order that bathing and dancing may both be
enjoyed.
During the latter part of February, the two sections of the grade came
together and held an old-fashioned spelling match. It was carried on into
the second class period before the champion was found. Harriet Wood
stood up longer than anyone else, with Addie Virginia Hamilton coming
in second. Although several members of the class missed words and re-
tired from the match quite early, the experience was enjoyed by all and
proved very helpful.
The Tenth Grade has taken a number of interesting field trips this
year, connected with the different study units in the class. One out-
standing and very interesting trip was a journey to the court house.
In the school year before, the class had been interested in a particular
trial, but only the selection of the jury was observed at that time. This
year, when the same case came to court again, both sections of the Tenth
Grade went to see it. The class took part in this with great enthusiasm.
When the Honor. Society asked the cooperation of the school to help
plant grass, the sophomores responded beautifully and did their part both
in planting grass-and in getting rid of the refreshments afterwards.
Related to the grass planting, one section of the class has been study-
ing a unit on plants and is contributing to many improvements on the
grounds of the school. Students are to receive quite a number of plants
from the Glen Saint Mary Nursery and, with the permission of the Honor
Society, set them out.
Two members of the class became brides before the term was over-
Misses Mabel McCann and Nina Spear. Members who moved away were
Courtland Dukes and Autrey McCann.
The following class officers were elected for the year:
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
President ..... __ --......---- .Addie V. Hamilton ...--.. -Addie V. Hamilton
Vice-President ...............-.. Anne Zeigler ----------- John McFarlin
Secretary-Treasurer ------- Dick Mehrhof ----------.Dick Mehrhof
Parliamentarian .--....--. ..... Eckrol Olson ...--. .Melton Yates
Student Council .--............ Ballard Simmons---........-Ilah Fleming
Student Council ..................... (Whole year representative) John Stone
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THE FRESHMAN CLASS


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Mrs. Olson, Joe Adkins Robert Alien Betty Mae Bell James Bishop Betty Bobroff
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Jack Boyd Barbara Buckley Althea Carter Margaret Coburn Virginia Collins Mack Currie
Betty French Glenn Gaddum Marguerite Hamilton Betty Nell Kinard Betty Lancaster Nancy McLaurin
Jack Miller Billy Nelson Aveline Nixon Sara Norman Betty Perry Billy Philyaw
Catherine Ritchey Jerry Robertson Billy Stringfellow Keat Thompson Mitchell Tidwell Frances Traxler
Jack Vidal Paul Wiggins Marie Wood


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THE NINTH GRADE is composed of so many different kinds of people
that it might be referred to as a zoo. It consists of the smallest
member about four feet and eight inches in height on up to the largest
member who is about six feet. In between are all the varying heights.
Contrasting oddly, the timid and bold, mature and immature, the thinkers
and scatterbrains, sit side by side. But they all make up what is called
the Ninth Grade this year, and they hope to be called the Tenth Grade
next year.
A small group in the class is interested in making a park out of a
plot of ground around Possum Creek. This project is not very old so it
has not progressed very far yet, but the group is planning to continue
this work throughout its high school years. A visit was made to Possum
Creek on March 12 by members of the group and they enjoyed it very
much. They returned with their arms filled with yellow jessamine and
violets.
Some of the many and varied studies which have been taken up in the
core curriculum periods are: literature, a study of India, vocations, a
study of Florida, the struggle for representative government, consumer
education, English grammar, and budgets.
The first social event of this school year was a dance on November
10, 1939. Star-checkers and dancing were enjoyed by all. Later on a
Christmas party took place. Mrs. Norman, the home room mother, sup-
plied delicious refreshments and the students supplied the fun. Presents
were delivered and refreshments were eaten, and everyone caught the
Christmas spirit. Then came a Valentine party which everyone enjoyed.
The latest event held- was the annual Freshman Hop. It was moved
up from April 7 to March 15 because Mrs. Olson was leaving to go to
Peabody to study, and the class couldn't imagine having the Freshman
Hop without her. Each member of the class had four bids to give away;
so you may be sure it was a great and wonderful event. Since the time
was near St. Patrick's Day, the decorations were white and green crepe
paper. The Ninth Grade expects to have a treasure hunt later on.
In this class we have many displays of talent, both social and other
types. Excellent singers, writers, artists, poets, and basket ball players
exert their skills at every available time. Any more about the Ninth
Grade would bring in individuals. I must end, therefore, with a list of
first and second semester officers.
First Semester:
President-Betty French; vice-president-Barbara Buckley; secretary
-Nancy McLaurin; treasurer-Jack Vidal; sergeant-at-arms-Betty
Lancaster; parliamentarian-Betty Mae Bell; half-year representative-
Billy Philyaw.
Second Semester:
President-Billy Philyaw; vice-president-Nancy McLaurin; secretary
-Barbara Buckley; treasurer-Billy Stringfellow; sergeant-at-arms-
Sara Norman; parliamentarian-Marguerite Hamilton; whole-year repre-
sentative-Frances Traxler; half-year representative-Billy Philyaw.







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EIGHTH GRADE




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Charles French
Eloise Johns
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Raymond Campbell
Saul Fruchtman
Alberta Jones
Irene Rogers
Bill Waits


Frederick Arnold Mildred Ayers Virginia Black
Emery Catts Mary Jo Currie Harry Dorman
Gladys Harn Bobby Haygood Dorothy Hewitt
David Kite Paul Knight Betty Munson
Buddy Stringfellow Edgar Timmons Peggy Anne Tipton
John D. Williams Roy Wilmont Dreyton Zetrouer


Velma Bratley
Macon Edmonson
Ro'. ert Hull
Paul Norman
Ellis Turner


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T HE EIGHTH GRADE this year has had some interesting units. One
which they liked was "Housing Conditions in Gainesville". The study
of this unit began with a review of man's first homes in trees, caves,
over water, and then down through the ages. When the Eighth Grade
was studying housing in the Middle Ages, the class went to see the
picture, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame". This picture showed the class
how the people lived during that period, how unsanitary the houses were,
and how much sickness resulted from poor housing conditions. Many
reports were given, some about different kinds of architecture during
the different ages, others about materials for houses, and others about
architecture today. At the end of this unit, the class broke up into dif-
ferent committees to write plays. Some of these plays dealt with the
slums of big cities; others with our own town. After the plays were
written, they were read and approved by the class. This ended the unit.
This year the Eighth Grade has had many different parties. The
one enjoyed most came March the seventh, when the class went to St.
Augustine to a fiesta. This fiesta was an "Old Day in Spain". The trip
began at eight o'clock in the morning. Arriving in St. Augustine at ten
o'clock, the students met in front of Fort Marion. After making their
plans, they went inside of the fort. After a very interesting time, the
students went to the cars. A few blocks drive carried the students to
the oldest house in the United States. Going inside, the students saw
very old furniture and many other old pieces. By this time it was twelve
o'clock. Having brought lunch from home, they went over to the beach
to eat lunch. After eating lunch it was decided to go up in the light house.
Getting into the cars, the students drove to the light house, and clambered
up the spiral stairway. After the long, long climb, the top was reached.
From up there could be seen St. Augustine and the different places that
had been visited.
At one o'clock the students were at the fiesta having a lot of fun.
There were many booths which sold dolls, candy, and many other articles.
After one hour or two, so tired were the students that back to the cars
they went. Some cars left town at four o'clock, others at five. Some
went to the beach again before leaving town. The Eighth Grade will
tell you it was one of its best trips.








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THE SEVENTH GRADE


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Jim Clayton
Bill Husa
Kenneth Palmer
Ronald Thompson


Don Beck
George Dell
Bobby Kinard
Allen Powell
Allan Tisdale


Elizabeth Becker
Marion Graham
Dan McRae
Hellice Ryan
Harrold Voyle
Sue Wise


Robert Bless
Fred Hampton
Ann Mikell
Erma Jean Schock
Kenneth Voyle
Henry Ziegler


Donald Bradshaw Priscilla Carter
Lula Mae Harrison Leal Hayward
Mary Alice Moratto Patricia Mounts
Jane Snow Bob Stevens
Harold Walker Betty West







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T HE SEVENTH GRADE gave a Halloween party-dance in October,
1939, in the P. K. Yonge gymnasium.
Orange and black streamers added gay color to the gym while skele-
tons and cornstalks were in each corner. A huge skeleton hanging at one
end of the gym, gave a "spooky" effect.
A prize for the best costume was awarded to Jim Clayton who was
dressed as the scarecrow from the "Wizard of Oz".
Mrs. C. C. Voyle served as the fortune teller. Many deep and dark
secrets were revealed in the recess of the back room of the gym.
In the fall of the year the Seventh Grade enjoyed a wiener roast at
the home of George A. Dell, Jr.
The evening was devoted to games directed by Miss Douthett, after
which all gathered around two huge bonfires and roasted wieners and
marshmallows.
The lawns were illuminated with electric lights making it possible to
play badminton and table-tennis.
Supper was served from tables by Mrs. George A. Dell, Mrs. Morgan
Carter, Mrs. Margaret Boutelle, Miss Cleva J. Carson, Miss Elsie Douthett,
Mr. Eugene Kitching, and Mr. George A. Dell.
The Seventh Grade had its annual Valentine Dance Saturday, Feb-
ruary 16, 1940, in the gymnasium.
The gym was decorated in red and white streamers and colored bal-
loons. Punch was served during intermission.
Priscilla Carter and Allan Tisdale acted as student hosts while Mrs.
Morgan Carter, home room mother, and Mr. Eugene Kitching, home room
teacher, served as hosts to the parents and faculty.

MEMORIES
Summer leaves you in a daze
Memories linger of sunlit bays
Remember the time you made a wish
That you might catch the largest fish?

And when we went to see the Fair
Remember the things that we saw there?
Horses, eats, fish, and dogs,
Nuts, bolts, wheels, and cogs.

And now as oft your thoughts do stray
As in school you sit all day
You are wishing summer would stay
Cause there's the time when all is play.








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A CAPPELLA CHOIR


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Miss Carson,
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Fred Buns
Ilah Fleming
Betty Jackson
Hilda Lancaster
Patricia Sherman


Diana Angle Willamette Barr Miriam Bishop Bill Boyd Winifred Boyd Theresa Bratley
Cornelia Carter Max Cheney Barney Colson Barbara Constans Louise Davitt Charles Dell
Gerald Foster Betty French Minnie Rita Garris Park Gerdine Wilda Hayes Helen Holbert
Nancy Jenkins Betty Nell Kinard Helen Kinsey Gretchen Kokomoor Anne Laird Betty Lancaster
C. G. Miller John Palmer Marilyn Perry Elizabeth Ritchey Stanley Rosenberger Ted Scarborough
Ballard Simmons, Jr. Ruth Simpson John Stone Hart Stringfellow Pierre Vidal Julia Ann Walker
Ryndal Wetherington Robert Williamson


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BABY GATOR


Mr. Ramer, Wyonia Beck Raymond Campbell Cornelia Carter Max Cheney
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Mary Dorman Jo Ann Getzen Addie Hamilton Marion Hammock Nancy Jenkins
Betty Perry Billy Philyaw Estelle Price Peggy Reynolds Marguerite Sherouse
John Stone Buddy Stringfellow John TeSelle Hazel Whitehurst








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Mr. Culpepper, Cornelia Carter Barney Colson Barbara Constans
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Minnie Rita Garris Harold Hull Betty Jackson Gretchen Kokomoor
Estelle Price Arthur Shealy Robert Williamson
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THE STUDENT FACULTY

REPRESENTATIVE BODY


Mr. Culpepper, Cornelia Carter Barbara Constans Louise Davitt Harry Dorman
Sponsor
Ilah Fleming Charles French Minnie Rita Garris Bill Husa Nancy Jenkins
Mary Alice Moratto Billy Philyaw Arthur Shealy Ballard Simmons, Jr. John Stone
John TeSelle Frances Traxler Jim Wilson Marie Wood


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CLUB ACTIVITIES

A CAPPELLA CHOIR
O NE OF the outstanding organizations in the P. K. Yonge Laboratory
School is the A Cappella Choir which numbers forty-five members
from grades ten, eleven, and twelve. Three students from the Ninth
Grade of exceptional ability were included in the group this year. The
membership consists of approximately thirty-three per cent of the senior
high school student body.
The Choir was organized to offer choral music of the highest type as
a challenge to those students who rank high in achievement and musical
talent.
The A Cappella Choir is an active organization, having sung on many
occasions such as the Principal's meeting, Rotary Club, Philharmonic Pro-
gram, School Christmas Program, at Rollins College, twice each for the
Parent-Teacher Association and the Presbyterian Church.
The group always welcomes the opportunity to sing for the Rotarians
because there is always some reward such as ice cream or candy. We
wonder what happened to those extra pecan bars that were given to us
this year.
Perhaps the biggest event for the group was the Philharmonic Pro-
gram, a yearly event presented at the Hotel Thomas. The balcony lighted
with candles, the A Cappella Choir and the Junior Choir in robes, the dimly
lighted room decorated to represent a Cathedral, all contributed to the
impressive Christmas service. The annual custom of closing the program
with the Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah was followed. The follow-
ing students were featured in solos and duets: Betty Jackson, Ruth Simp-
son, Patricia Sherman, Betty Lancaster, Betty French, Elizabeth Ritchey,
and Ilah Fleming.
Another yearly event is the Candle Light Service at the First Presby-
terian Church.
Rollins festival was open to all A Cappella members. About sixteen
of the group took part in this festival. In addition they sang on the
Florida Education Association program.
Two of the Choir's favorite songs are "John, 0 John, What Do You
Say?" a negro spiritual, and "Listen to the Lambs" by Dett.
BABY GATOR
In the year 1934, we do not know exactly the day nor the hour, the
Baby Gator was born. It was tenderly cared for by a group of students
in P. K. Yonge and soon gained a firm foothold and was able to stand
alone. As the years passed,- our Baby Gator became older and larger but
the name "stuck".
Now this Baby Gator is not just a common saurian, as its name might
lead one to believe, but a number of sheets of paper revealing the talents
and interests of the students of the P. K. Yonge School, infolded in an
attractive cover. On these pages many interesting things such as school
activities, clever fiction, non-fiction, and poetry are included, not to men-
tion the latest jokes and the curious "Did you know that's and scandalous
"What would happen ifs?".
There is also the Open Forum which has aroused much interest of
late by the different opinions of the students. You would be surprised
what some of the P. K. Yongesters think about problems of our school.
The artistic talent of our students is enough to put many a more pre-
tending artist to shame. If you don't believe it just observe the clever
surrealistic cover design on the last issue and the attractive titles and
illustrations all through the magazine.
If you have ever heard the flurry of excitement that runs through the
entire student body when it is announced that the Baby Gator is "out",






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you will know that as long as P. K. Yonge lasts there will be a school
magazine. And no matter how big or how old it becomes, it will always
be Baby Gator.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The National Honor Society, a nationally known organization, is recog-
nized in our school for the purpose of awarding students recognition for
outstanding achievement in leadership, service, character, and scholarship.
No one of these qualities is rated above another. Members are selected
from the Junior and Senior classes each semester by a systematic and
unbiased poll, in which all members of the faculty participate.
The organization is purely honorary, requiring no specific activities
during the school-year. However, the society this year deemed it ad-
visable to do something of value for our school. Thus, after being guests
at a most delicious banquet sponsored by the Home Economics classes,
the society plunged into the problem of beautifying our school-grounds.
Its efforts along this line have been successful to the extent of sodding
the greater portion of our front grounds. Interest of other groups in
this project has also been created. The project is not finished, and can-
not be completed this year; but it is the hope and the aim of the members
of the National Honor Society that this work may be continued in the
years to come. If this is done, the National Honor Society will have
become an organization of real value and benefit to our school.
The members of the National Honor Society are as follows: President,
Barney Colson; Vice-President, Arthur Shealy; Secretary, Estelle Price;
Bill Wilson, Gretchen Kokomoor, Robert Williamson, Betty Jackson, Harold
Hull, Minnie Rita Garris, Cornelia Carter, Jim Wilson, and Barbara Con-
stans.

STUDENTeFACULTY REPRESENTATIVE BODY
The twelve student legislators, who regularly assume their bench
each Monday, have had a busy season. Under the capable sponsorship
of Mr. Culpepper, in the administration of President John TeSelle, the
Body has, among other things, taken charge of the activity period and
the assembly programs. In the organization of the activity period pro-
gram, the tentative clubs were requested to petition for charters, assuring
that certain standards and objectives would be maintained. Attendance
of the clubs, also under the wing of the student representatives, has been
checked every week on efficient mimeographed forms. As for the assem-
bly programs, the student body has witnessed some fine performances
this year. The efforts of the Student-Faculty Representative Body have
met extensive cooperation from all sides, with the result that brilliant
speakers and artists, constructive lantern slides and motion pictures, and
colorful student productions have made many enjoyable Friday morning
half-hours.
Another activity of the Representative Body has been its part in
planning for and providing for the Student Leaders' Congress, earnestly
cooperating with the representatives of the Gainesville High School toward
making the convention a great success.
The Student-Faculty Representative Body has been allowed generous
authority in decisions concerning matters within the school. Its action
has seldom been opposed. It is, indeed, a real constituent of the democracy
of this institution.

THE P. K. YONGE BULLETIN
Several years ago a group of high school students organized a broad-
casting staff. This staff was in charge of announcing the P. K. Yonge
Daily Bulletin each morning. At that time, the school did not have a
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During the first part of 1939 a new control unit was installed in our
school. From the broadcasting desk, which is located just outside the
high school office, a person can control any loud speaker in the building.
The loud speakers are located in every classroom from the kindergarten
through the twelfth grade. This broadcasting desk is a combination radio,
phonograph, and microphone.
In addition to being announced over the school broadcasting system,
the bulletin is written and duplicated each morning for the convenience
of the teachers. The material in the bulletin is usually made up of the
following: a list of the students absent the previous day, the menu of
the school cafeteria, a Bible verse, and important announcements con-
cerning the student body and the faculty of the P. K. Yonge Laboratory
School.
At the present time, the broadcasting staff is made up of Max Cheney,
O. B. Ogletree, Jr., Gloria Postell, Marilyn Perry, and Dick Mehrhof.
The student body of the P. K. Yonge School should be very proud of its
broadcasting system and always take good care of it.

THE DRAMATICS CLASS
"We, some pupils of P. K. Yonge,
Because we wish to have some fun
And also to learn to act with ease
Upon the stage, the "house" to please,
Do hereby ask the faculty
To listen closely and heed our plea
And teach us how to know the way
To produce a really successful play."
And so the P. K. Yonge Dramatics Class was organized. Under the
direction of Mr. Earl Ramer, the class selected and produced two three-
act plays and several one-act plays during the year.
The first production, "The Pampered Darling", a comedy in one act,
was presented in assembly and received with enthusiasm by the faculty
and student body. Two three-act plays, "The Importance of Being Young"
and "The Case of the Squealing Cat" were very successful also.
In addition to learning much about acting, speaking, walking, etc.,
many of the pupils gained experience in producing beautiful effects with
the stage lights, in designing attractive posters and programs, and in
learning how to apply make-up artistically.
The Dramatics Class has been of benefit not only to those students
taking part in the productions but it has also provided entertainment to
the whole student body and the general public.
At the present time, the class is working on three one-act plays. Their
titles are as follows: "Suitable for Charity"; "The Advantages of Being
Shy"; and, "It Will Be All Right on the Night".

DRAMATICS CLUB
The Dramatics Club was organized for the purpose of furnishing stu-
dents experience in producing plays. Mrs. Clara M. Olson was chosen
as the club sponsor because of her experience in and love of drama.
On February 8, 1940, an evening of plays was presented to an enthus-
iastic audience. Make Up and Live, by George Milton Savage, Jr., a
comedy centered around the various audacities women perform to be
beautiful, and Jimmy's Little Sister, by Isabel McReynolds Gray, a farce
of college life, were produced with tremendous success. The director of
the former was Yvonne Cody, a senior of this school, and the latter was
directed by David Avant, a student teacher. The casts for these plays
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MAKE UP AND LIVE
Mrs. Finch who runs the Guinivere Beauty Salon ----.......- Mardie Garris
Irene Flanagan, her assistant .-...------------------.......- Betty Mae Bell
Phyllis Smith, her assistant ...-.............-------.--------.. Mary Ann Harn
Grace Conner, a newspaper reporter --~~..-..... ----...---....... Sara Norman
Mona Lambert, a patron ..--..........-- ......----....---...----- Eleanor Matherly
Elsie Dunham, a patron ...-...---------.........--......--------- Nancy McLaurin
Minnie Maxwell, a patron -----. -----...--.- ----........... -----Barbara Buckley
JIMMY'S LITTLE SISTER
Jimmy, a freshman .........-----------.......------------- Dick Crago
Beans, a freshman ..................... ---- -------...... ..... Buddy Stringfellow
The Professor, a sophomore .........-..... ......... Robert Hull
The Society Man, a sophomore ..--.....-..----..------------- Billy Philyaw
The Sylph, a junior ---............-...... ......--- Harold Voyle
The Judge, a senior --~..--...........------------.----. Bobby Allen
One Shoe, a senior --...... -....... .--------....---- -- Billy Nelson
The Major, a senior --. -- --........---. ..---..----- -- Ted Scarborough
Currently, the Dramatics Club is working on two more one-act plays
which we plan to present near the end of the year.
The club has truly served its purpose and furnished much enjoyment
to its members.

SHOTS OF THE CAMERA CLUB
Lights-Action-Camera Club! nineteen enthusiastic camera lovers
embarking upon a most interesting subject-photography.
In 1938 a club was formed for people who were interested in pho-
tography. This club became known as the Camera Club. Its basic purpose
is to promote interest in photography throughout the school and to teach
the fundamentals of photography to the members of the club. As the
school became more interested, the club found it necessary to purchase
an enlarger. This made possible the enlargement of films taken around
the school that were especially good, and also the enlargement of films
that belonged to students who would otherwise have taken them to com-
mercial studios.
Mr. Goette, our sponsor, who is very interested in photography, has
given invaluable aid in promoting interest in the club. Through his efforts
we were able to get the enlarger.
Election of officers is held every six weeks. The officers at the present
time are: President, Arthur Shealy; Vice-President, Jim Wilson; Secre-
tary, Gloria Postell; Treasurer, Billy Stringfellow. By paying dues we
are able to buy things for the darkroom such as printing paper, enlarging
paper, developer, etc.
Pictures are frequently taken for teachers and clubs in the school.
In order to do this more efficiently, we needed another camera. Therefore,
we bought an Argus Candid Camera and ever since then we have been
taking pictures. After being taken, the pictures are developed, printed,
and enlarged. If we take them for someone outside of the club we give
them an enlargement of the picture. A file system is used to keep the
negatives so we shall know where to find them. A print of every negative
is also filed in the same way.
Only by initiation may one become a member in the Camera Club. Once
in, he learns photography from the ground up, and it isn't long before he
is in the darkroom doing his own work.
Members of the Camera Club, 1939-40, are: Ben Blake, Cordelia
Barclay, Joe Adkins, Betty Perry, Billy Stringfellow, Arthur Shealy, O. B.
Ogletree, Anne Tisdale, Bob Noble, Gloria Postell, Keat Thompson, Fred
Buns, John Hook, Lawrence Mack, Alvin Bobroff, Jim Wilson, Arthur
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THE HIoY CLUB
The P. K. Yonge Laboratory School Hi-Y Club was formed January
28, 1940. This club was organized with the aid of the Gainesville High
School Hi-Y Chapter. The purpose of this club is to create, maintain,
and extend throughout the school and community high standards of
Christian character. The obligations assumed by the members are Clean
Speech, Clean Sports, Clean Scholarship, and Clean Living.
Officers of the Club are: President, R. V. Jolley; Vice-President,
Barney Colson; Secretary, Max Cheney; Treasurer, John TeSelle; Chap-
lain, Jim Wilson; and Parliamentarian, Ted Scarborough. Other mem-
bers are: Bill Wilson, Arthur Shealy, Pierre Vidal, Robert Williamson,
John Hook, and 0. B. Ogletree. The sponsor is Mr. Kidd, with Mr. Goette
and Mr. Culpepper as assistant sponsors.

ART CLUB
Many students of P. K. Yonge were so interested in art that an art
club was formed during activity period.
One of the activities for the year was the designing and making of a
stained glass window used as the background for the Christmas program
directed by Miss Carson. The window was made of brown paper which
had been sized with Japan dryer. It became translucent when light was
put behind it and gave the appearance of stained glass.
Programs for the Philharmonic Society, made in the shape of Gothic
stained glass windows, were also designed and colored by the pupils.
Five sections showing scenes of Florida forestry practices such as
hunting, fishing, forest fires, pulp industry, and logging, are now being
constructed as a cyclorama for the Southern Forestry Practices Con-
vention.
These are the outstanding projects the club has undertaken this year.
Members of the club are as follows: Mr. Martin, Sponsor; Anne
O'Hair, Rebecca Hayman, Betty Burnett, Althea Carter, Mitchell Tidwell,
Edgar Timmons, Mary Catherine McInnis, Sophia Saunders, Allan Tis-
dale, Jack Boyd, Buddy Stringfellow, Irene Rogers.

THE HOBBY CLUB
What's your hobby? That is the question the Hobby Club of the P. K.
Yonge School is interested in. All students who think they have hobbies
are eligible to join this Club. At the present time there are ten students
who meet three times a week to enjoy their hobbies.
The membership of the club consists entirely of students from the
junior high school division. No girls belong to the Club, although mem-
bership is open to all students.
The Club officers serve for a period of six weeks, after which new
officers are elected. Raymond Campbell is president. The vice-president
is Bobby Kinard. Kenneth Palmer serves as Club secretary. Mr. Eugene
Kitching is sponsor.
Reading, making model airplanes, stamp and coin collecting are the
most popular hobbies, although one student has been interested in quilting.
The following boys are members of the Club: Donald Bradshaw,
Raymond Campbell, Don Beck, Kenneth Palmer, Ronald Thompson, Bob
Stevens, Charles French, George A. Dell, Bobby Kinard, Harold Walker.

HOME ECONOMICS CLUB
The Home Economics Club was organized last September with Mrs.
Barclay as sponsor. It is composed of four boys and eight girls, and
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better methods of cooking and serving food. The club members are allowed
to choose the dishes they wish to prepare. They usually make their cook-
ing schedule a week in advance. On several occasions they have prepared
their lunch and have served it at the lunch period. Luncheon has also
been served to all group members by a few individuals.
The boys in the group have been interested in making pies and dough-
nuts, and broiling steaks and chops, while the girls have specialized in
candy and cakes.
Those who have been active participants this year are: Margaret
Rowell, Hazel Whitehurst, Betty Sherouse, Byron Emig, Dick Otte, Elaine
Marcum, R. V. Jolley, John Haygood, Mary Dorman, Charlotte Stone,
Marion Hammock, Lillian Mack.

THE INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB
The Industrial Arts Club was organized to promote interest in hand-
work as a hobby and to bring to interested students the opportunity to
engage in constructive arts.
Everyone is eligible for the Industrial Arts Club in grades seven
through twelve, although it is limited to fifteen members. This limitation
is imposed in order that every member may receive some individual atten-
tion.
The students have been allowed to use the facilities of the shop to
construct projects of their own choosing. They have worked in the fol-
lowing areas: woodwork, art-metal, forge, aluminum casting, leather
work, bookbinding, model making, linoleum block printing, sheet metal,
lathe work, and sketching.
Some of the projects made this year are: cedar chests, whatnots,
bookends, metal electric lamps, leather key holders, comb cases, broom
holders, plaques, memorandum cases, door knockers, and nut bowls.
The members of the club enjoy their work very much and there is a
long waiting list of those who wish to become members in case of a
vacancy. This waiting list indicates better than words the high regard
held for this particular activity by students in this school.

THE MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB
The Model Airplane Club is composed of boys who are interested in
building and flying model airplanes. The Club was organized and the
officers were elected as follows: Mr. G. E. Tully, sponsor; Frank Spain,
chairman; Harry Dorman, secretary.
The main objective of the club is to increase the aeronautical knowl-
edge, skill, and interest of each member. After studying principles of
flying, each member builds at least one model airplane. Some boys design
their own airplanes; others buy them already designed.
The Club decided that since everyone had built a model, it would be
.a good idea to hold a contest. The sponsor, Mr. Tully, gave prizes to
the winners as follows: endurance flying, Robert Hull, first place; Harry
Dorman and Frederick Arnold, second place; best looking model, Frederick
Arnold and Harry Dorman, first place. When the contest was over the
Club voted to purchase a model, each member working on a certain part.
The model is near completion at this time. The Club hopes to finish it
soon.
The members hope to build a gas powered model in the near future.
To raise funds for the motor the club sponsored the film Conquests of the
Air. This picture was a forty minute sound film. It was successful and
the Club secured enough money to get the motor. We hope to start on
the gas model soon. These boys who are interested in flying models today
may be the ones to fly the real planes in the future.


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WHORLS WHO IN THIE CLASS OFE 1940


Girls
Most Personality
Prettiest
Biggest Man Hater
Best Dancer
Most Popular
Wittiest
Most Studious
Biggest Hot-Air Artist
Most Likely to Succeed
Best Natured

Most Bashful
Best Figure
Cutest
Boys
Most Personality

Best Looking
Biggest Woman Hater
Best Dancer
Most Popular
Wittiest
Most Studious
Biggest Hot-Air Artist
Most Likely to Succeed
Best Natured
Most Bashful
Best Physique
Cutest


First
Gretchen Kokomoor
Diana Angle
Cornelia Carter
Louise Davitt
Gretchen Kokomoor
Judy Walker
Minnie Rita Garris
Judy Walker
Betty Jackson
Winifred Boyd i(t)
Judy Walker (tie)
Willamette Barr
Diana Angle
Meg Bless


Max Cheney
R. V. Jolley ti
Arthur Shealy (tie)
Ralph Sherouse
Byron Emig
Max Cheney
Robert Noble
Harold Hull
Ted Scarborough
John TeSelle
Bill Wilson
Dan Morgan
Arthur Shealy
R. V. Jolley


Second
Louise Davitt
Peggy Reynolds
Willamette Barr
Winifred Boyd
Louise Davitt
Winifred Boyd
(Unanimous)
Betty Jackson
Estelle Price



Louise Davitt
Wilda Hayes
Anne O'Hair


Arthur Shealy


Harold Hull
C. G. Miller
Arthur Shealy
Robert Williamson
Robert Williamson
John TeSelle
Barney Colson
Arthur Shealy
Raph Sherouse
R. V. Jolley
Byron Emig


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SENIOR CLASS WILL

W E, THE SENIOR CLASS, being in a sound state of mind, and know-
ing that we are about to leave our beloved school, do hereby will
and bequeath to the Junior Class on this 10th day of April, nineteen
hundred forty, our dignity, our criminal tendencies and ability to get
into trouble, our position as the most feared and respected class in the
P. K. Yonge Laboratory School, and our individual tendencies, abilities,
and possessions as follows:
WINIFRED BOYD wills her fancy bows to Rebecca Hayman to tie up her
bonny brown hair.
BILL WILSON wills to Sarah Carver his rare secrets on "How to Stay
Slender".
WILDA HAYES wills to Mrs. Laird, the many pieces of chewing gum which
she has caused her to discard.
PEGGY REYNOLDS hopelessly leaves her shy, demureness to Florence Glass.
JUDY WALKER leaves her well-known Scandal Sheet to Theresa Bratley
in hopes that she won't use class time to write it.
FRANCIS LEUKEL leaves his "jooking" ability to Arthur Phelps. Swing it,
Arthur!
ALVIN BOBROFF leaves his brief case to Ryndal Wetherington so he'll have
something to keep his poems in.
MAX CHENEY leaves his fraternity pin to Margaret Harn in hopes that
she'll take better care of it.
HAROLD HULL wills his scientific mind to Jim Wilson although Jim already
has enough to spare.
ANNE O'HAIR and DEBORAH PIERCE leave their interest in the Sigma
Nu frat to Anne Laird and Gloria Postell with hopes that they will
take more interest in University boys.
ERNEST KENNEDY wills his nicknames to John Hook in hopes that he'll
get more pleasure out of 'em.
MARILYN PERRY wills her fancy shoes to Mary Dorman and hopes that
they won't be too big.
WILLAMETTE BARR wills her studious attitude to Rosemary Dwyer with
no offense meant.
BEN BLAKE leaves his high altitude to O. B. Ogletree 'cause O. B. wants
to be a heartbreaker.
PIERRE VIDAL wills his freckles to Hilda Lancaster. Hilda you can count
on those!
YVONNE CODY wills her dramatic enthusiasm to Louie Jones in hopes that
he'll put the Dramatics Class on the map.
LOUISE DAVITT wills her ability to be different to Cordelia Barclay so that
P. K. Yonge will always have variety.
BYRON EMIC hopefully wills himself to Jo Ann Getzen.
GRETCHEN KOKOMOOR leaves her fast talking to Carey Wells. Let's hope
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BETTY JACKSON leaves her alto voice to Helen Holbert so she'll have a
wider range.
ROBERT WILLIAMSON wills his tennis racquets to Dick Otte with instruc-
tions to keep it quiet.
JOHN TESELLE wills his little red car to Jo Winston so it'll still be in
circulation.
BARNEY COLSON wills his girl friends to Fred Vidal because he "can't
take 'em with him"!
MINNIE RITA GARRIS wills her role as music class accompanist to Mary
Frances Gibbs with advice to stick to classics!
PARK GERDINE wills his wallet to Laurence Mack and hopes that he enjoys
the photographs in it.
ESTELLE PRICE wills her Yongester and the headaches it causes to Carolyn
Wiggins.
TED SCARBOROUGH wills his argumentative ability to Julia McLaurin so
that next year's Senior Class will have an able representative for its
rights.
MARGUERITE SHEROUSE wills her little red hood to Fred Buns so he can
keep his ears warm while riding his bike to school.
HAZEL WHITEHURST wills her curly tresses to John Haygood so he'll have
a better chance in Hollywood.
MARJORIE ZETROUER wills her sweet disposition to Lois Hilliard 'cause
Marjorie doesn't think she'll have any more use for it.
DIANA ANGLE leaves her dark hair to Betty Burnett so people will stop
teasing Betty about her dark eyebrows.
MEG BLESS leaves her "ability" to ride horses to Roderic Blake so he'll
have something to do at home.
DON CARTER leaves his changing voice to Charlotte Stone so she will have
fun fooling people.
R. V. JOLLEY leaves his heart to Barbara Constans with no return address.
BUNNY KINSEY leaves her bright red blouse to Elizabeth Ritchey to set
off that blond hair.
CORNELIA CARTER wills her New England brogue to John Palmer to cover
up his southern drawl.
FRANCES LEWIS wills her color combinations to Nancy 'cause nothing
clashes with Nancy.
C. G. MILLER leaves his position as Senior Class Romeo to Stanley Rosen-
berger in hopes that he doesn't fall off any balconies.
DAN MORGAN leaves his quietness to Frank Spain knowing he's asking
too much.
RALPH SHEROUSE wills his ability to sleep at any time to Gerald Foster
in case he has insomnia.
ARTHUR SHEALY leaves his big "G" to Doris McKinney to save her the
trouble of having to win one.
BOB NOBLE wills his wit to John Booth so John will know all the answers!


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SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY

In the year 2100 A.D., a couple of tourists were traveling through Florida
one day in their rocket ships and happened to pass through the quaint old city
of Gainesburg. The city was at that time under the dictatorship of a man
named TeSelle IV who claimed to be a direct descendant of the John TeSelle,
who died heroically in a revolution about which you will soon hear. These
tourists had heard, from world-wide sources, of the famous class of 1940 of
the P. K. Yonge School, which had since been converted into an insane asylum.
Naturally, they were curious to know how these famous graduates had kicked
the bucket, so they begged Mr. TeSelle IV to escort them to the cemetery.
When they arrived, they walked through the rows of tombstones and these
are the'inscriptions which they read:
MARILYN PERRY-Became first woman coach of the Florida Gators and
they beat Stetson. She never recovered.
FRANCES LEWIS-Got a job as a contortionist with Barnum and Bailey
and got tangled up in her work.
GRETCHEN KOKOMOOR-Opened her mouth just a leetle too wide at a base-
ball game.
DIANA ANGLE-Lost her mirror.
R. V. JOLLEY-Blushed so red that he was put on an Indian Reservation
where he reigned supreme till the end of his days as Chief Red-in-
the Puss.
HAZEL WHITEHURST-Reduced and reduced and reduced and
MINNIE RITA GARRIS-Got lost in a book.
JOHN TESELLE-The Student Council had a Revolution!
FRANCIS LEUKEL-They made a law against "jooking".
RALPH SHEROUSE-Fell asleep and forgot to wake up.
ESTELLE PRICE-Became a private secretary and fell off the boss's lap.
BILL WILSON-Lost his balance.
C. G. MILLER-Wrote a book on "The Art of Giggling" and died while
giving free demonstrations.
ALVIN BOBROFF-Ran into a goal post while starring on the All-American
football team.
JUDY WALKER-In the dirt she loved so well.
PARK GERDINE-Parked for good this time.
WINIFRED BOYD-Weighted down with "hardware".
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MARJORIE ZETROUE-GGot athlete's foot.
LOUISE DAVITT-Died from lack of competent eye, ear, nose, and throat
specialist.
ARTHUR SHEALY-Leap Year was too much for him!
BOB NOBLE-Got a haircut and died of pneumonia.
BARNEY COLSON-Held his breath too long trying to get rid of the hic-
coughs.
DON CARTER-Got caught on his own line.
YVONNE CODY-Ran over herself while backing out of the garage.
BUNNY KINSEY-She and Dr. Copeland came to an agreement of class-
work.
HAROLD HULL-Just a stick-in-the-mud.
ERNEST KENNEDY-Got seasick while cruising on the sea of matrimony.
ANNE O'HAIR-Married an electrician and went haywire.
PEGGY REYNOLDS-Gone with the Wind. Just a feather in the breeze.
BETTY JACKSON-A suicide blond-dyed by her own hands.
BYRON EMIG-Struck a sour note playing second fiddle.
WILDA HAYES-She was the town belle, but she got the gong!
MEG BLESS-Fell through the microphone while singing with B. Good-
man's orchestra.
DAN MORGAN-They discovered that he was the Lone Ranger.
WILLAMETTE BARR-She tried to cultivate her voice and all sorts of things
cropped up.
DEBORAH PIERCE-The Phi Delts beat the Sigma Nus in their annual foot-
ball game. Get it?
TED SCARBOROUGH-Became a dentist and got on people's nerves!
ROBERT WILLIAMSON-Got lost in a fog while traveling in London.
MARGUERITE SHEROUSE-Was selected "Harvest Queen" of the U. S. A.
and got lost in a haystack trying to find the well-known needle.
PIERRE VIDAL-Ran over a piece of chewing gum while riding on his
motorcycle.
CORNELIA CARTER-Walked herself to death.


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A FAIRY TALE

Jolley King Scarborough had a daughter Princess Gretchen who was
so talkative that no one could silence her. Max no difference where she
was, she would talk the Hull day long. It soon got to be a Vidal question
about how TeSelle her the,idea of not "beating her gums" so much.
Then one day Jolley King Scarborough came out of the Hayes. "Bless
my soul," he shouted in Ernest, "Boyd, what an idea! I'll give my daugh-
ter, and any desired Price, to the first fellow who can cure her of her
Lewis tongue. Wilson Noble laddie offer his assistance?"
Now those who saw the Princess Gretchen for the first time would
breathlessly exclaim. "Oh, how Whitehurst skin is!", and, "0 what
beautiful Hazel eyes!" Anne "0 what Hair! Where has she Ben all my
life ?"
News Garris quickly, and it wasn't long before Minnie a handsome
swain began coming from all Angles of the earth, both riders and Walkers,
to attempt to Barr up the mouth of the fair princess and Carter off as his
bride. But no one seemed to be able to Pierce the heart of Princess
Gretchen with Cupid's dart so that she would stop talking long enough
to fall in love. To each suitor she would say, "I ain't in the Marian mood!"
And each suitor who woefully went off without the prize would say "I
Davitt, if I hadn't been so spellbound by her beauty and if she hadn't
been wearing that Cody Cologne!"
Finally the weary old king said, "I Kinsey that I will have no peace
until I make this task a little more exclusive. From now on those who
try and fail shall be put to death by my own hands. (I Betty was sorry
he said that afterwards, 'cause think of all the heads he had to Bobroff!)
Now there lived around these parts, a daring young blade, named
William,son of old Miller Zetrouer. Willie, otherwise known as Barney-cle
Bill, wanted to try his luck at winning the hand of the fair princess, so
he decided one day to Park on the palace doorstep until the princess should
appear. The gal finally showed up, running off at the mouth per usual,
and when William caught sight of her he drew a deep sigh and said
ecstatically, "Wow! Arthur any more at home like you?"
The princess was disgustipated. Sherouse-d up and began to run
into the palace, but our hero stopped her before she could go far, saying,
"Listen, beautiful, Emig gonna have trouble with you? You wouldn't
want 'em to Bobroff my head, would you?"
Now Willie was a very Leuket-ble fellow and as the princess gazed at
him she decided that here was her man. In that moment she knew indeed
that she could not let him be Ruth-lessly (sorry, Peggy) beheaded because
of her excessive use of the vocabulary. Suddenly, all was quiet on the
Palace front. The princess had finally met her match, and together they
went to tell the king the good news.
So they made ready for the wedding and there was much rejoicing in
the land.
William got the princess and half the kingdom, and after the wedding
they went Marilyn on their honeymoon, and lived Perry, Perry happily
ever afterwards.




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