Vol. 1 No. 2
Spring has come! Winter has
disappeared by a gentle stroke of the Divine Hand, and the most delightful
season of the year is at hand. Blossoms appear on the trees,
foretelling the appearance of abundant fruit. Buds are appearing and
the bare trees are beginning to put on their summer coat of green. A
new spirit fills the soul of all and we forget our petty troubles, and
rejoice with all nature that it is spring! "The young man's fancy
lightly turns", and there is a feeling of friendship and tolerance among
all people. In all this beauty of nature we wonder that any crimes
could be committed or wrongs be done.
"WHAT TIME IS IT?"
We need an electrical clock in our school. All modern...
....schools have a central clock with a bell in each room to ring at the exact minute a period is over, and then after a lapse of a certain time, perhaps two minutes, for the pupils to pass to the next class, the bell rings again. The pupils appearing at class after this final bell will not be allowed to remain, but will be sent somewhere with no mark for that day. No classes should be held after the ringing of the bell which ends the period. This would systematize our work and give an equal amount of time to every period. Glynn Academy needs an electrical clock.
At the beginning of the year work
was begun on a basketball court at the right of the high school building.
It wasn't finished, however and now the basketball season is over.
It is a fine place to build a tennis court and a good one could be made in
short order by some well directed and willing workers.
Students! Patronize our advertisers. These firms have been interested enough to co-operate with us and it is your duty to give them your patronage. When you need school supplies, clothing, or anything else let "CUMTUX" be your guide to up-to-date merchants.
If a little indifference were overcome on the part of some of the boys, we might have a splendid track team. There is a great deal of ability among the boys in Glynn Academy which should be developed. Let us be ambitious for our school as well as for ourselves and enter enthusiastically into training for the track team.
Since our last issue we have had
several interesting assemblies.
On March tenth, we had the
pleasure of listening to an interesting talk on the history of Brunswick,
and especially Glynn Academy, by Mr. A.V. Wood, President of the
Board of Education. He told us very interesting facts concerning the
founding of the public schools of Glynn County and Brunswick, tracing
their development from the first land grant in the latter part of the
Eighteenth century to the proposed memorial building to be erected in the
...welcome other members of our board or interested
patrons to our morning assemblies.
On Thursday, March twenty-third, the assembly period was filled with a short concert by the High School Orchestra. We had heard announcements of orchestra practice regularly, but were beginning to despair of ever having the privilege of hearing the results of that practice. The following numbers were rendered and thoroughly enjoyed by the assembly: "Melody in F"--Rubenstein; "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi," and "Tuck Me to Sleep in My Old 'Tucky Home."---EDITOR.
THE BOX PARTY.
As usual the "Red Terrors" have
been the recipients of most of the social courtesies extended this
past month. In fact, the rest of us were beginning to be quite
envious of them.
...all lights blazed on and the party was greeted with the
vociferous applause of the assembled spectators. A scramble for
seats, and sighs of relief were heard as the lights were turned off and
the picture started.
THE STRAW RIDE
One of the many courtesies
tendered to the victorious "Red Terrors" was the straw ride
given them by
Mr. Van Dyke, showing his appreciation of the team's successful
THE SAINT PATRICK'S PARTY
One of the most enjoyable parties
of the year was the Saint Patrick's party at the Y.W.C.A. Hall, Friday
evening, March 17th. At eight o'clock, gay young girls, members of
the Girl Reserves could be seen going to the Y.W.C.A. Hall. Each one
wore something green, the Saint Patrick's color.
...one night at least! When one of the girls, seated
at the piano began playing "The Wearin' o' the Green" everyone sang
lustily. Several other songs were sung during the evening.
The senior corps of the Girl
Reserves is composed of girls from the ninth, tenth, and eleventh, grades
of Glynn Academy. The Girl Reserves organization is a part of the
Y.W.C.A. which deals directly with girls in the grammar or high school and
those of school age. The purpose of the organization is "To find and
give the best." The Girl Reserve slogan is "To face life squarely."
...Ethel Davis; Treasurer, Lillian Gordon.
The advisors are: Misses Tait, Tyson, Miller and Padrick.
"Gracious in manner--
"Reaching towards the best--
--ETHEL DAVIS, '23
SPRING IS HERE!
Not because "the swallows told us
so", but by the blossoming out of the senior domestic science girls in
their new frocks. They showed the height of fashion and quite a
talent as modistes. The other girls of the class were quite envious
of the pretty spring costumes.
There seems to have been quite a
good deal of illness in our midst this past month.
Report cards last week! Carried home with joy or sorrow--according to the tale they tell. And what tell-tales they are!
Too bad the track team fizzled out so dismally! Does that mean that Glynn High is losing the school spirit we thought so well-developed by our basketball squad? Let us hope not. Surely we are not "slackers" and "quitters."
Watch our advertisers, students! Be loyal to those who are loyal to us!
We are sorry to note that Miss Miller was unable to meet her classes one day last week on account of illness. Mrs. Eadie substituted for her.
Tests! The bete noir of the average student, we have with us again. How quickly do they roll 'round--and with what fear and trembling do we meet them. But when the paper returns with "E"--"V.G." or even the humble "G" in one corner, we start on the next lap with renewed courage; but it is perhaps only human that we dislike them.
The Senior English class enjoyed a visit from Mr. A.V. Wood recently. In his talk to the class he brought to our minds the fact that we are nearing the close of our last happy year at Glynn Academy. There is a peculiar mingling of sadness and gladness when we realize the nearing of our graduating night.
We are all glad to welcome the return of Margaret Ballard after two weeks absence on account of a painful accident. Tho she is dependent upon a cane, we hope to see her entirely recovered in the near future.
Rev. F.D. Thomas, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, and Dr. Hudson, a returned missionary from China, visited our assembly one morning recently. Dr. Hudson led our devotional exercises and told us some very interesting things about China.
Misses Tyson, Miller, Eloise Leybourne, Cornelia Leavy, May Smith, Kenneth Bell, and Ed Bruce, were among the Brunswickians who witnessed the Hi-Y game at Waycross.
A pleasant party composed of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Smith, Misses Tyson and Miller and May Smith witnessed the Brunswick-Reidsville game.
Among the Glynn Academy fans at the Brunswick-Benedictine game were, Cornelia Leavy, Annie Smith, Daisy Lazarus, Helen Lissner, Tillie Borchardt, Elizabeth Harris, Alfred Wood, Kenneth Bell, Ralph Smith, Mr. Eadie and Mr. Morris.
The Ninth Grade is planning a party for some Friday evening in the near future.
While unstinted praise has met the victorious basketball team on all sides, we think it only fair that the faithful "fans" should have their full share of credit. Not only have they been faithful at the home games, but have accompanied the team on their trips and in no small measure assisted in carrying home the victorious score. At all of the games played in Savannah, especially those with the Benedictines and Reidsville, it looked as if a greater part of Brunswick had moved to Savannah, so royal was the attendance of Brunswick fans. There is no doubt that the enthusiastic support from the side lines causes a stubborn determination in the minds of the players not to disappoint their royal friends who are supporting them.
On March 4th, the "Red Terrors" journeyed to
Waycross to lock horns with the reputed Hi-Y basketeers of that city.
Realizing the comparative strength of their opponents, the locals did not
lose anytime in getting away to an early start. Vogel to
Burns to Beach, or the dependable "Number Four Signal" cast a
look of gloom over the countenances of the Waycross fans. When the
whistle blew for the end of the first half, Brunswick had got away to the
commanding lead of 14-9.
On March 17, the "Red Terrors" basketball team
were guests at the weekly luncheon of the Young Men's Club. Always
anxious to be near their supporters, and incidently [sic] a well-prepared
luncheon, the boys did not lose any time in accepting the invitation.
On their arrival at the designated "Palace of Pleasures" they were
confronted by a large gathering of splendid young men, and a most
appetizing meal. It was then and during the next thirty minutes that
the hosts were entirely forgotten by these guests. As such honors
are not so very frequent, the members of the team enjoyed themselves to
Now that signs of spring are apparent everywhere, let us turn our minds to the national pastime, baseball. Enthusiasm is running high among the many lovers of this sport who are enrolled in Glynn Academy. From now on the sound of the bat will be heard among the many candidates...
...who are working hard to cinch a berth on the team.
Although there are many places that will have to be developed, Coach
Highsmith is very confident that he can fill them with ease.
There are many to choose from and Glynn Academy will be represented by the
best calibre. Games are being arranged with out-of-town teams, and
the indications are that Glynn Academy will meet with a most successful
season in baseball.
THE GLYNN ACADEMY-REIDSVILLE GAME.
The "Red Terror" team of Glynn
Academy brought the basketball season to a successful close by clinching
their claim to the championship of South Georgia when the defeated the
fast five from Reidsville in Savannah by a score of 39 to37. From
the time Referee Buckley blew the starting whistle it was evident
that the two teams were well matched. The spectators were massed
around the court. Reidsville on one side and the Brunswick
supporters on the other. It seems strange that Reidsville could have
gotten such a crowd of supporters from a population of only 452, but it is
probably that a large number of Reidsville rooters were Savannahians.
There was such rooting from both sides that a continual din was kept up
and even "Pesky" Hodges could not be heard above the uproar.
From the very start it was a nerve-racking ordeal for supporters of both
sides. When the husky "Purple Scorpions" took the lead, the
Reidsville crowd went wild and those from Brunswick felt somewhat anxious;
but not long. The "Red Terrors" began to climb, and when the
time-keeper's pistol ended the first half, the score stood 24-23 in Glynn
...an additional five minutes of play. During this
time one hardly dared breathe. Brunswick shot the first goal, but
Reidsville retaliated with a pretty shot; Brunswick shot again, and again
the Reidsville team tied the score. Brunswick shot again and the
game ended there with the score 39-37 in favor of the "Red Terrors".
At the sound of the time-keeper's pistol many rushed down to the court to
congratulate the victors, while others dropped into their seats utterly
exhausted from the forty-five minutes of nip-and-tuck play.
Naturally the Brunswick supporters were highly elated and proud of their
team that had played fourteen games and yet undefeated, while those from
Reidsville, and the Savannahians who rooted for them, were bitterly
Substitutes: Krauss for Wilchar. Fouls: J. Alexander 9 out of 18. Burns 7 out of 9. Referee, Buckley. Time-keeper, Bounds.
By ALFRED C. WOOD, JR.
Mr. Hailey Martin, '21, recently received honors at Georgia Tech, being awarded a sweater for the excellent record made on the Freshman Basketball team. He also played with the Tech Band which accompanied the football team to New York.
Mrs. G.A. Stacy, '14, formerly Miss Agnes Hardy, is now Assistant Secretary at the H.M. Miller Furniture Co.
Paul Warwick, of the class of '14, is attached to the staff of The Atlanta Constitution, of Atlanta, Georgia, where he is making good.
Miss Miriam Abrams, '14, is at present time Director of Physical Culture, at Glynn Academy.
Mr. Milner Arnold, '14, is employed in the Civil Service and resides at Palo Alto, California.
Mrs. Joseph B. Gardner, '14, formerly Miss Christine Knudsen, is employed as stenographer for M.H. Burroughs & Co.
Mrs. Richard Walker, formerly Miss Susie Tait, of the class of '14, at present resides in Edgefield, South Carolina.
Mrs. Luther West, formerly Miss Mary Thomas, of the class of '14, at present resides in Crossville, Tenn.
Willard Krauss, of the class of '19, who is now attending Georgia Tech, won distinction on the College Hill Golf Course in Atlanta not long ago by an iron drive of 167 yards. This is believed to be the first hole ever made in one shot on...
...this well known course. His emprise hole entitles him to membership in the Hole-in-One-Club, and a dozen golf balls.
Mrs. Earl M. Cannon, formerly Miss Gladys Dunaway, of the class of '14, resides in Abbeville, Georgia.
Eugene Ratcliffe, '14, died while in service in France in the late World War.
Daniel A. Krauss, '14, is at present employed at the David Davis Company, of this city.
We are glad to receive two contributions from members of the class of '21.
LIFE AT THE G.A.B.
The G.A.B., as the
Georgia-Alabama Business College is affectionately and familiarly called,
is a live, wide-awake business college, with a Bookkeeping, Shorthand and
Typewriting, and a Printing Department.
...ribbon is then put
on the caster, and, when the machine is started, brings the molds for the
different characters into casting position. Hot metal is then
automatically forced into the mold, and the piece of type is cast.
In the G.A.B. there are about six Keyboards and the same number of
LIFE OF A FRESHMAN AT "UNIVERSITAS GEORGAE"
Whether one excells [sic] on the athletic fields, in the lecture rooms, or
on the ball-room floor you are sure to find ample opportunity to display
this talent at "old Georgia."
...begin to believe
that the time has come to let the Profs. try their hand on the new
arrival. Work starts in earnest and in a week at the most the
greenest Freshman has learned the ropes. They attend the lectures
and those who are to excell [sic] there soon show themselves.
Mrs. Rucker--"What is a
Judson--"Mr. Young, is it correct to say: 'The snake locomotes along?'"
Young--"What do you know about the alimentary canal?"
Teacher--"Can you tell me what shoes are made of?"
Teacher--"What steps would you take if a fire broke out in school?"
Miss Rucker--"What countries financed America in the Revolution?"
Mr. Young--"What does carbohydrate mean?"
FAVORITE SAYINGS OF THE TEACHERS
Miss Rucker--"Children, be specific
in your answers."
It would be hard to find a man more absent-minded than the dentist, who said soothingly, as he applied a tool to his automobile, under which he lay, "Now this is going to hurt just a little."--Exchange.
Miss Macon--"Can anyone tell me what it was John Silver was
nicknamed in "Treasure Island?"
Miss Rucker--"Where did the Barbary companies trade?"
Is Norman GREEN?
Miss Macon--"Who was the heroine of 'Silas Warner'?"
Eloise [in utter disgust]--"I can't draw this ole frog."
Toni Spagoni was having his throat examined at the hospital. "Say 'ah" said the doctor. "Me no speak English," said Toni.--Exchange.
"THE CHINESE LANTERN"
A number of the pupils of the Senior high school have been practicing for
a play to be given April 22nd, at the K. of C. Hall. The proceeds
will be given to the Athletic Association of Glynn Academy. Very
attractive costumes are to be worn and everything will be in Chinese
style. Those who are taking parts in the play are: Daisy
Lazarus, Eloise Leybourne, Helen Busk, Fred Abrams, Sybil Bourne, Cornelia
Leavy, Kenneth Bell, Alton Burns, Gene Gignilliat, Hugh Aiken and
Henry Beach. The play is under the supervision of Miss Abrams
and Mr. Highsmith.
...the world. It
is the "Feast of Lanterns" and the students are celebrating both the
festival and the approaching wedding.
TRIP TO ARCO
Several days ago,
through the courtesy of Manager Welsh, the boys' chemistry class
was permitted to visit the Atlantic Refining Company's plant at Arco, Ga.
This plant is now one of the largest of its kind in the world and has
twenty years' building program, which, if carried out, will make it the
largest of its kind in the world. This plant has good shipping
facilities. It is situated on Turtle River and can command both
water and rail transportation as three first class railroads run by it.
All of the crude oil or petroleum is brought from the Company's fields in
Texas and Mexico and is transported in the Company's ships.
...conditions the gas
oil is heated and "cracks" or decomposes into lighter gas oil and gas.
...the order and
neatness of the village. This trip is the second of several trips
anticipated by the class and was taken just at the time we were studying
oil refining. As a whole we enjoyed the trip and derived much
benefit from it.
There are unsung
heroes in every walk of life; there are numbers of people who never
receive the praise which they deserve. In every business there are
men who do things for which they do not get the credit. In every
line of athletics, there are those who give their time, trying to help the
cause and keep the first line men in good condition. Every football
team that represents a school or college has members who give their time
and thought to make the team a success. No baseball, basket-ball or
football team can be successful without a second team, men to manage the
finances, business managers and those who help in various other ways.
An organization cannot be a success without such people.
--JUDSON SMITH, '22
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