Abilene High School - Flashlight Yearbook (Abilene, TX)

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PLICVXSANT REMINIS- CENCICS AND INSTILI, IN YOU A TRIIC API'lIIiC1A'I'lON OF HIGH SCHOOL FIIIICNDSIIIPS AND THE II'JIiXI,S OF -XISILENIC HIGH SCHOOL. Tuna STAFF X IIIIXXIPIONSHII' Ulf TIQXXS. 'I'IIIf I.XII1LIiS'I' 5'I'X'I'E IX 'I'HI-1 IYION. ,XIICXNS XIUIIIC TIIXN KIXN IHC IIICXI, IXIIIII IIY XXX OTIIICII 'IIHXY X SX- 'I'IXIf 'IH 'I'HIf IC XIlI.I-15 OI" '23, IW III'I'l'l1IiN HH! 'I'HIfIII IPXIYIIICSS IIOIILXILIC XXII INTIIIING III"I"UII'I'5 IN IZIIINILY INIL THIS IIIIXNIPIONSIIII' 'IU PXIBI, IIINIC HIKLII SKIIIOOIU XYIQ IJlilJIIIX'I'IC TIIIS. TI-Ili IiI.IfX I-1YI'II YOU XIIC OI' 'l'III'f I7IASIII,lIlII'I'. T H I-. ST I 1-' 1-'. -L 1 x 1 1 ,.g .1 To MR. R. D. GREEN, oUR SUPERINTENDENT, Whose frank- ness and democratic leadership have won our respectg whose unselhsh devotion to the best interests of the school has won our loyaltyg whose sincere friendship for each student has won our love, this page is respectfully decli' cated. 1THE STAFF. , . As a token of our appreciation, we dedicate this page of the 1924 FLASHLICHT to MR. L. E. DUDLEY, our Princi- pal, to whose example as a teacher, a gentleman, and a friend of the student, we pay tribute. -THE STAFF. Bo OKS , f 'f f UWf ' , f 1 V I w ill 0rga1iiQailions fill .Hfhldtics f X X IV 'ihgfifegnr 3 f , 1 1 f X f W f . 71 f f l I 1 X! Y 1 f ,I X, : --W iii .: ff I Y RDER up , W if ' 'I'- M355 CTHE 1924.FmsHL1G1-IT E -gg u mm, N ig 'wk Q Ifj If YQ wi, K' A 51 + i? vi 12 if w r H la Q gf X? ,QQ ' 'A gf' I . f 7 34 K 9 Z ix f 9 4 Mr 32' Q f 12 5 Rxf x f 1 'J H 22 ' f x AMI-1.5. QQfaff'fff22QWM.fff,QQZZQQQ .,.: nfs., ,lkfm A Lament---Nevermore Alas! our school days will soon soon he rfer: We shall tread these halls Nevermore--nevernzore.7 No more shall we altend a class, 1For we already have attended oar las! I. Nevermorel Nevermoref No more shall are enjoy the chapel hour Or the songs we have sang o'er and o'er. Nevermore-nevermorel Nor shall we rush from school at noon, And hasten back perhaps too soon, Nevermorel lV6'U67'lILOf8., Shall we hasten out at the fire drill r Or complain to Mrs. Bradley that we are ill? lVezJerrnorefneverrnorel Hut Ah! In detention we will slay, Hour afler hour, day after day Nevermorel Nevermoref 4' 4 i.l 4 Y 1 ----Q +A-Y. ,A 7 FACULTY xr aff QM VV I ,-.1 -. l 6: ,i F 9 M . 6 I 1 1 K3 1 1 2 . ifillllfi- I 1 5 I I 514451-57':' I , VQA A -ga- H g .-, ,L 1 , 4,4 Lf 4 i ifpyfgff-ff.-.4 . - - ff 5 ' .f 3, 4 i El 7 "g - ixfkpjf- 4 .' -' V .Al ' ' iff!-lun-1!:' '- A 5-L 1 45,24 ff fn 41,1 v mf 4 Z V 4 4 Z? 6 5 K 424 f 4 49 :ff 4 ' 4 4 4 464 MQ X 1 Y i Q? ,Z 131 dig 14 Mg f. 14 1 ff A 4 I4 fi 7. YQ Q' , 4, l 4, P14 If, 357 4 A, Lf C ,V-K 3344 651' ,M ,. f..,,. V V I 4 -,-.,-, ,1,, 4 y , . vf N, - J gfxlf ff, ,4 LYNCH C0MI'1cR14: KING ANTHONY ROBINSON BRAULIQY TRANTHAM LICGLANIERY IIENSLEY KELSO CHRISTOPHER TURNBOUCH f'f'ffC3Tifi'1fl"A ' N'f??5"iff,7fD 'M ' 5 X, N9 4 V 6 V f X if eff yi, 1 4 X141 .x 11 'fx x'j X , Q 44 1 44. 4 ,f ff 3255 Wg 44 fa 4? +2 M 154 ,, 22 .LJ Tl. 4 4, rffr' : 4' f 5 141 Vi fy sji ,fxfx ...Y -,f 1 4 .Ny ky .4 4,154 f if M FMSHLIGHT Ei, , 6 ,lf If y , A V, M 5 . ig? mf r, X gi fl A , w ,f if , 1 V!-.K X712 , , , ff W , , 1 ff ' I 114 aff ffl E3 .rf i Q Q45 M2 ff' fi 25153 QXQQJ if V A :Qi .fr 42 1 A fflk H24 W Via fag, i JH W "QA V13 4 . A .,! 1,1 .JA ff' xl ff. l 5 IU If L' li? M CUNMNQHAM 'l'. CLACK NORWOOD HICKS lj? ALLEN V SHOTWELL 2 Q3 WEAVER ROBERTSON SMITH WOODALL pg HARDY B. CLACK 1- ' 1 rw ' 'I ,fx -AW , iii xi, J . K ,f . A A4 K ,JV upgi L:,V',l,,l1 In Loving Memory of MISS INA DAVIS "There is one Goff, one lam, one element, And one jar 06 divilze event To which the whole creation movesfz MISS DAVIS, teacher of history, passed from life October 9, 1923, after six years of continuous service in the ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL. As a teacher her work will live in the broader vision of those she so carefully trained. As a friend she was 'true and faithful, giving her confidence cautiously, yet when given, it was Iirm and constant. Her moral courage was of the type that held strong and fearless in the martyr age. "The soft memory of her virtues yet lingers like the sunset hues after the bright sun has set.,7 J'HV!0!Z X , 3 Qllvj Bax A J -I K TQQQLUNANB f X X ifgak 5? gf K K LIMK :,'f9'5' .xjriil tfhg libvj Yflp S I if 9 M M .X YJ y 1 t T- H.. f A , ' , ,M 3 M4 5 . ' " 1 f - 're , - ',- -'rn-'SVA' A H Lg 'J tl N w,w,5sXYN-sZ?,?,l W H' 4 Senior Class of '24 .fls the Senior Class looks from the battlefield, Where the victory she has won, To the ,Qght that is now before her, She perceives she has just begun. She determines to fight and to conquerg She deceives herself no more By thinking the work behind her Was harder than that before. KI've just come to real work," she tells herself, H.4nd I intend to do that work right, So that when I die, my friends may say, 4She has really fought a good fight., HI have tried to do what I could for my school, Though that share seems small indeed, So please just remember as you look at it, That I couldn,t do less than succeed. NSo now I must put on my armor And go out to the fight that's before. Adieu, dear old High School, Best wishes, from the Class of 724-. -ROBERTA TURNER. ,f K4 Lf 1 mr Z K f , V5 V2 ti Qi Y l ,U f f f Q! KO, We Q, A X 54, MI 'f Y ff, X 1 '4 4 k l I it Vi is 2 it 14 E23 ,W RLS? ,M U- , Mg -., f at rata sw friftsa: tow t n m:a'a:'::':gf-5 2 4 1, .i . F 4... HARRIETT HODGES Harriett is a good friend whose good nature is always on top. Her amusements are talking and chewing gum. 6'Happy am lg from care lim jreeg Why aren'z they all content like m.e?', W. T. AUSTIN "Tyntz,, is noted for his lengthiness both in speaking and size. Baseball is his hobbyg last year he won a letter by hold- ing down the first sack. 'gHe rnnltiplieth words without h'I10ICl8dgE.,, MARGARET HOY We thought Margaret immune to "flap- per1sm" until she came to school one day with her raven tresses shorn. "Not all the tresses that fair head can boast Shall draw such envy as the ones you lost." EULA BELLE WHITTLE .ludging from outward appearances, we believe that Eula Belle's heart is big enough to love the whole world and that it loves her. c'She meets the old world, smiling, And somehow it smiles back at herf, HASSELL BROWN Unlike most boys so full of pep, "Hass" is nearest heaven when seated comfortably before a cheerful fire with a good book. '4Hass,' comes out for everything in ath- letics, baseball being his game. JAMES HANDY James is one of those distinguished and fortunate persons who finished at mid- term. He has nothing to worry about un- til college opens next September. His pet hobby is chasing a pack of hounds. , i. , 'l to 'g fr ff, , f Wifi" lil r ,Q 3 J I : 2ZI,',,l .XX 'pt ft HOWARD HEATH "These are the times that try men's souls," quoted Howard as he went to his final examination in English, but he al- ways proved equal to the test. His new Ford mirrors smiles from the fair sex. WILL SUTTON Willis greatest weakness consists in camouflaging the public with respect to himself, yet he excels as student Cprize- winning-essay writerl, an orator, and a good sport. "Mellow nuts have the hardest finds." NORMA RAMSEY Norma, alias "Kinkf' is mischievous and inquisitive, Mr. Green is fond of pulling her curls, but she is alwa s read with a Y y Y keen comeback. Norma was selected to Jfav the Jiano in cha el while we sand. I . I P U GRACE JONES ,Happiness and good nature personified and a fascinating combination of laughter and mischief! Grace is always ready for a "go" or a fussg then she will talk-good- ness how she will talk fwith her hands? . ADOLPHUS JENNINGS "Redbird" is like a surprise party. You never know what to expect from him. He sits in class as glum as a spinx, but his grades are good. He is often heard to say, HGod bless the man who first invented sleepf' OPAL STEVENSON Opal distributes her smiles impartially among her friends and reaps smiles and friends in return. Her disposition makes one feel that she will succeed in life, what- ever her vocation may be. ,t 't 'Tyre ffifffm - lv ffmm. .,,. I i "" l - '- l' i i W llilml is ' t,ltw,if,f3f 2 l'sll,. 2 sl as ilfltislsl ltlhfslft ' -1 3541 Vi" i ' ff iff tl , .3 ffl fi ' V2 BESSIE LANE Jolly Bessie is always ready For rest or study, work or playg 1 3 Wherever you see her she is alwa s J. LV dj steady- Always there, it's just her way. ll' ffm Ll' Q11 FLOYD BOGAR X yfi "Tater', divides his time between vault- M ing, tennis, and working geometry. He is W always laughing at something, but he says MA it is better to laugh than to cry. Sta in 0 h 'T 1 Y t ere " aterw. lui 7 yy fi ,fxRLos o1LBR12TH ,ff SW Arlos, our blond-haired guy who speaks Spanish like a real greaser, is notorious for his pranks and famous for his humor. , l He is an expert basketball player and an if , j indispensable track man, ,I MZ wg KATY RHEA HOLMES f it ,T Katy Rhea is the kind that keeps up the Vifjv courage of the teachers and warms and Jil' gladdens their hearts. Her chief ambi- IX i , tion is to get a good education, and then l ' become a school teacher herself. A fl . , ClzLlL Biuoos 4'Happy" deserves to have a bright star placed by his name, for that he is in Eng- lish. - 6'Sometimes he likes to study, and some- 'WL times he dorft. EQ But he allways keeps at it, and flunk-no, ,Q h , ,,, e wont. ff? 42 OPAL ROBERTS Opal is quiet, attractive, studious. and dependable. Her grades are the marks which most of us aimed at but missed. wi Fun loving, peppy, and loyal to the nth L" power-that's Opal. A "1 I 'l ws EC? lvl yrs A ffl ,. t f "., . . ,V -.1 iq if-, , rt , , . . l 2 -' u ifux E?-egg ii -A x,,,,,,.f,. ,..,. . . ., .... ., g JUANITA BACON .luanita is a charming little Senior. Her idea seems to be: '4Let nothing discourage youg never give upg A pound of pluclris worth az lot of luck." LEROY JENNINGS "Roy" is always trying to bully someone, but it is only in fun. His greatest delight is to expound upon the subject of elec- tricity. "A nice young man, but very shyg He might like to study, but he hates to try.', FRANCES MCELROY The trite expressions, 'ibeautiful golden curlsv and 'ilovely eyes," fail to describe Frances. Though she has those two char- acteristics, she has also a personality dis- tinctly her own. Do her aspirations leap? Yea, by "Bounds" BETTY LASLEY Betty is like a cubic foot of laughing gas compressed into one small soda straw. Her ambition is to become famous as '6Miss Betty Lasley, Pianist," and to rival Pader- ewski. We're sure she'll do it, too. MORRIS HODGES "Mas', is a great Fisherman. Some day he will write a 4hCompleat Angler" and be a second Izaak Walton, but his fish will be hearts. Though silent on most occa- sions, he compensates for it in Public Speaking class, FAYE SALYER Faye has all the peculiar characteristics of a successful school teacher, but it re- mains to be seen whether she will choose that profession or become a home decora- tor. "A lovelier flower on earth was never seen." t i has t 'T 1 t flllelii lflifsl lrlfvrfl l W E A MARIAN HALE Marian has much confidence in herself, for regularly she comes to the Study Hall with that distinguished, lazy walk of hers, just two minutes before the tardy bell. Her one talent is managing. CHARLES BEDFORD Charlie, the Western cowboy-whose type we lament is vanishing-is quiet, courteous. and fair. His mind, like the law of the Medes and Persians, altereth HOL ELVA CLAIRE MILLER 'LA little learning is a dangerous thing", so Elva Claire steers clear of the danger by making exemption grades. She is a loyal member of every activity that makes A. H. S. what it is. JEFFIE LEE STEGNER Jeff is quiet, modest, and bright, but that isn't all. She is good at making every- body like her. When it comes to writing, she is a second Palmer. ALLEN SHAHAN Shahan is as quiet as a mouse, but he has the spring of a cat. Allen likes all, and is liked by all. 4'The world holds no horrors for me,', he quotes. ULUS N EWMAN "Tinyl' left Sweetwater to come to a real school, and has made many friends in Abilene High. Her highest desire is to laugh, talk, and chew gum in the study hall, and get by with it. 21 vt -5 1 . J, ,, ia -tj .g V . .-,x . .k X, L, at NRL?" y- .f-.., W--1. ?f I t 5 K 4. EMPRESS YOUNG Charming, energetic, and loyal Empress --truly a Wonderful bit of humanity! She has always held enviahle positions in every department of school life, "Excellent in taste, practiced in grace Not a Senior can keep her pace." WAYNE HUDSPETH Wayne is the only boy in Mr. Dudley's School Management class. Wonder why? He says he does not intend to be a school teacher, but just wants to be upopularv among the girls. We wish him success! MINA DRUMMOND True-hearted, faithful, and loyal, Mina is a girl who does her hest to make good. She is the type of person who thinks much and says little. Smiles come and gog hers always come. LUCILLE BKUMLEY Though you're pretty mul vivaeious, And your smile and hair are bright. Though you are sometimes quite flirtatious Abilene High votes you ALL RIGHT. FLOYD TOLIVER Floyd is not a towering giant, but he makes up for his smallness of stature in pure grit and speed. He is so fast that his friends have trouble in finding him. His pipe and smile are inseparable. WINIFRED JOINER For four years Winifred has come twelve miles for his education, while many refuse to come three blocks. Such grit and determination are sure to Win any- where, Whether on the athletic field or in the class room. 1. I 1. am L K' V I 4 K if' V 2 i 521 rf fa Q 5 QQ. 2 ? 4 lift l t get t S 4. .5 i , if ' 1. 'fri fir 571 l 4? 4 TX U ja fi! Y E , .fyt LZ, l f. lf-yt 4, , A -'I E ,f , lf, F! 211 1 A 5-1 V 'Ev . X-, ,,f, sol! ,Zu x X if , .fWw'1., '- X-ff - A 'P 'S 't Q. x 4 -t -1 .- if l'?, ,,-,W'l, , ii Rl f If Lf W? fi ! 3 iw Q., 5 ul j 5 jf 7, vi ri :Nj Q 1,w,,N.Nk,X.f,.1iE?f t ,.., . , A it , r L.......-. -. .ami ,L of M... JUANITA WINSETT Juanita has been a member of our class for only this year, but uto know her is to love herf, We have heard that she is a lover of music and especially of the piano, not a player-piano but a piano- player. IRVING FIELDS Fields' brilliance awes you-or is it his bewitching eyes? Resolute, energetic, hon- estfwhatever he goes after, he gets. '4Here,s to Field's, as silent as a Sphinx, Never talks-perhaps he thirzksf, LORENA COOK Lorena, like March who "comes in like a lion and goes out like a lambf, comes into our hearts with terrific thrills and sensations, and her presence gives us that soothing, gentle, lamb-like feeling. VELMA JOHNSON Both teachers and pupils love Velma at first sight because she has a lovable per- sonality, and an air of friendliness about her. She has laughed her way through High School, and we shall be the loser when she leaves. BU FORD FREE Buford is an excellent example of the old adage that 'fstill water runs deepf, The only time he makes a noise is when he is playing his tromboneg then he cer- tainly knows his Hstufff' FRANCIS FRY Although Francis does not prostrate himself at work on his studies, he proves his capability by answering thought ques- tions. The debateris favorite pastime is rescuing fair ladies from the stream at Hermann Gardens. N if 4 ! ,W .f ,,. 3 ,J 1 if V 5 'E ' ik, lil riff 1' S Vl , fi fvi i .f,, v if ,. .ft x est, . -L I 5 x Iwifl .Ji 5,1 4,- I WINTER DEAN WOODRUM Winter Dean is ever so quiet but ever so bright. She has the faculty of making friends wherever she goes, and in about nine minutes she has every one around her wondering how she has crept into their hearts. LEE SIGNOR Lee. the ladies' favorite, has come out for football every year. He delights in tripping the light fantastic and feeding the girls chocolates. Call him "Lee Boyv and watch the results. MABEL HOWLETT When Mabel does a thing, she does it well, She specializes in history and story- writing. 'ilu summer days, in shady hours, 011, what at happy world is oursv Were it not for studies." BOBBIE LOCKE If we judged by her size, we might mis- take Bobbie for a Freshman, but we realize that only a Senior could store away all the knowledge that Bobbie possesses. GPrerz'ous jewels come in tiny casketsf' STUART LEACH His specialty is girlsg his serious thoughts are full of mischief! Stuart never passes up an opportunity to joke with a friend, and his brilliant mind has carried him easily over the rocky course of study. WILLIE HAWKINS Willie is as timid and shy as Browning's uwee bitsie mousief' She possesses modest and unassuming qualities old-fashioned girl. She is diligent studies. and is bound to excel in matics. all the of the in her mathe- - , f ' M' ' ' . ,o W -, l-1 .X - 1 , ft ' fri, 5 S i 'il ll - 1 Z 33 if lf Q lg' . 3' P ff?-M, A p :Hx :s,....,.. t.,....... .,,,1L, Q ,f ., t 3, 5 t ,4,,.,, , ti 1 Q in My ,. X ,yolk ,xx ,, . Lp:?:"::::',:E:l4l is ,. tn .t... ,J tt al 51.4.1 'mf X ' e,,.l:Q,3,,lQ - ll XE, 5- RAY LIGHTFOOT His name is Lightfoot, His mintfs at light chart, But he has no light head Though he has a light heart. MARJORIE JEFFERIES Marjorie was the Flashlight Queen of ,23. Her good grades, good looks, and good nature have won her an enviable place. With a smile, a laugh, or a word of cheer. Marjorie is, indeed, a dear. LUCILE HOWARD One standing around listening to Lucile talk would think that she is practicing to he a lawyer, but that is just Lucile's way of expressing herself, "And I have heard she is a mighty goorl cook, And is better in jokes than even a bookf, RUTH MILLARD It has been said that the wisest person talks little, thinks much, complains never, but keeps going forward. .lust such a per- son is Ruth. ,loy and success will surely be hers. LOIS MILLER g'Pete', is so lazy that baseball practice is the only thing that drags him out. '6Dustyis', favorite position is on the cane chair outside the Tech Service Station. He maintains a high social standing by sheer force of good looks. REBECCA JONES Her specialty is reading, speaking, de- bating and starring in home talent plays. As a snap-shot editor she excels. Always serving others, A typical Rebecca of old, A quiet reserved disposition, And a heart of purest gold. I' ,g 25 ' , l l i l 1. TH ELMA MOBLEY Witlr a merry voice Thelma sings her song, '4Brighten the corner where you are." She never fails to raise her hand in 1-lass, especially if the teacher has .qlrently cutlctl on another pupil to recite. FRANCIS FINBERG A shark in chemistry-our nliodolph Valentow-walks as though he owns the world. and seems to cover a small part of it in his red Roarner. g6RCllHL1-Ili, in the gloamin, ' With his l?J by his sfzlef' GRACE LEE JONES Grace Lee, the idealist, has dreams and aspirations quite beyond the reach of most of us. Shes a friend who is continually giving service. S'When Grace Lee seribbles, scribbles Verses Come ll0IL'l1, in dribbles, rlribblesf, GRACE UTZMAN "Amazing Craeef, as Mr. Green Calls her, likes to ride in a certain Maxwell and wear a 1923 Senior ring. She says. "Au- tomobiling is it glorious pastime, and mild flirtations are not dangerous." LLOYD BROWNE "Guileless and innocent in appearances," ssometimes appearances are deceiving, "Seep,s,' a trump, u sterling fellow, and one his friends highly prize. " 'Seepf l' little but deep, Qlluelz awake when awake, But usually asleep? Ll LLIAN BELL Lillian is full of life and energy. This is shown by her skill at the piano 'where she excels almost as much as Lillian Gish does on the screen. I J fig' tw gi RUBY POWERS ,Q . J There is always plenty of fun for e-very ' 4 one when Ruby is around. She is l1llS- Y. ehievous, studious, atnhitious, and defernl- I ined to accomplish every taslx she tael4'es. 'JSA HA bright and lustrous gem ivitlzout zz jlrltrfi CHARLES LOGSDON Charles finished at mid-form and now I spends his time riding around. If he were to Ineet Mr. Dudley helore the pearly gates. he would immediately start liussing ahout , vredils due hinl. ' V w w ,i 1 v V I VIOLEI bhAVl'.5a ' Violet is as relrtrsliing and delicately sweet as the flower that hloonls by the wayside. She has a wonderful power of interpreting music, and is gifted in puhlie speaking. We love her wistful hlue eyes. RHEA KING Rhea always ohserves the golden rule: ADO unto others as you would have thetn do unto yotlfi Many girls gaze with envy ,, at' her hair, which is curly all the time, ji- f rain or shine. DOLLY LOUISE CHAMBERS lrzquis1'tivt'l1ess is D0Ily's middle name, Hut iveirc .sure in time sheill come to fame As a Izoitseicije, or dancer, or even a beauty, For up Lil! this :time slzeis neier shirlc1'd a duly. ALFRED FREEMAN Don't ask Alfred his opinion of English lV A, for he has not words to express him- self. On all other subjects he is extremely volubleg especially is this true just her- fore Mr. lllcGlalnel'y laps the bell for dis- missal. 1 t, -,ti ,xfs . v X .7- .9 Eyf V.. if 1 C? 't Vw r l VE f, ' vi vi J gl J 4 Q 2, l g ,fl It . li ,ff :Jr , ,f 'vw vw wwl f,fw ,- t if 1, f . fl ity' .1 pl ll v t K Z Vf W layfyv 67 7, X. il tw fl E4 r. ll lil ff g', 9 t, X ,., Cfkggqg 4 L2 47, Qfljji X tif, V fs 'T fel? ii Q 7 E-f fi K3 All R' . J, .1 .. i M.. 4 . ,f XX .5 It 4 ., A1 NA 0 HATTIE MAY HAYS Nothing ever really bothers Hattie May, not even her school work, No one can be solemn when she is around. but her devoted attentions to Home Economics makes us suspect that she is a dreamer. THOMAS LANE 'gTommy',-that name suggests the slim, fun-loving fellow we always find engrossed in some mysterious undertaking pertaining to oratory or mischief. He loved his school and served it wellg His goal in life-he will not tell. HELEN NOBLE Read Helen's name either forward or lrackward, and it just exactly fits her. One look from Helen's wistful eyes is sufficient to convert us to her cause. g'Her cheek is like a rose in the snowf, FRANCES PRICE One of the most graceful and popular girls is Frances. Tickets just fly when she sells them. Frances has always been present at the A. H. S. games, and has cheered the boys to win many a victory. WOODARD ROBBINS L'Cornfed" is noted for his work in the Clee Club and in mathematics. 'fllcls idle and lazy, inclined to be fatg But when heis well located, believe me, he can chatf' OPAL COX Always with a winning half-smile on her lips, Opal surely finds the silver lining in every dark cloud. She is all that her name suggests. "A gem of purest ray seTene." Y - - - if-W l ELIZABETH PARSONS Dear old Elizabeth is always ready to chew gum, eat candy, write notes, or talk. She is lucky in that she has been able to escape the Honor Roll, and vet she has come out with flying colors. J. W, WOOTEN MDuh's', a winged Mercury for swiftness of feet. His magnetic personality and good-natured grin have won the love and admiration of all. "Dub" received the greatest honor that Abilene High can be- stow upon her sonsq namely, President of the Student Association. RAY WOOD Ray is as bright as the rays of the sun. She always remembers everything until ex- aminations are over and then forgets that so there will be room to learn something else. MAY WOOD There will never he another girl in the world like May, unless it is Ray. She is a champion in tennis, basketball, and swimming. She is so popular that her name is read off every Monday on the de- tention list. TOM COOPER Tom is usually quiet, but quietness ole ten means mischief and fun. ln the class- room there is a steadiness about his work that has interested the faculty and inspired his classmates. FAYE LUSBY Pink as rr primrose when she comes in. earh morn. Fresh as zz lily on the south wind borne. Faye's laugh irlerztijies her whether in h English, Spanish or Slurly Hall- Light-hairerl, light-hearted-the best friend of all. 7,4 If, ' "K.QQf'i' X K- Wt f fl X. ll l?'l li I .Qi fl Q7 J f A 1' ft 'vfi rf: ,tl Q , v ,l , A gy fi 754 lfql Vi iw l ff all Zffl V if 4 t' ' l A .f 'tx' W t It l X 1 ,f A f .L ry ,wry J lwfrj N7 4 1 lyt I RZ fl Qi ra ffl Wi sin tif Q l fl til l 'rl i t, i l l 'l k x ,Q ffl .jn in .ri 3 . tfsfllg "b.x.,f t 37 ,X f: ,QI HX Xb. DSISSZL- ' 1 , 1 f,, 1" . Ax, t U, 1 rf- ,J ,zf iz' it ffl iffy : , X t -Nj " LILLIAN SCOTT To know her is to love her. Red hair usuully suggests temper, but he-re is an exception. There is mirth and gladness in her speech. A friend indeed is Lillian. J. B. MURRAY .l, B. is a dependable, amiable friend, who is received with thumps upon the back. He thinks: "Whatever is worth knowing is worth knowing well, whether it pertains to athletics or books? CLAVELLE CLINCMAN Jolly, Winsome Clavelle came to us a stranger, however she did not long remain such. MA maiden with meek, brown eyes, In whose orbs ll shadow liesf, GER.-XLDINE MORGAN just look into study hall zchen, Jerry is there, Ami you will surely find mischief in the mr. At all trouble she sincerely mocks, Her molto is HlVo eroxide on, nz' :olden H P y t locks. ARCHIE JACKSON A studious, capable fellow from Brads shaw is Archie. Fond of hasketball. friendly and amiuhle, he placed himself in school to stay, and with the passing of time blossomed forth into a real Abilene High School student. LOLA WRAY Lola is, indeed, u Winsome girl. Polite, kind, and reserved to strangers, she is faithful and truly valuable to her friends. She has constancy and perseverance, which insure her success in anything she under- takes. k MARY LOIS KINCAID Mary Lois may be small, but some one told us she'd make a dandy boss. She is never too busy to charm us with a read- ing and never too tired to talk in Study Hall. QUAH RUMPH Quah, our misogynist, likes the girls about as Well as the gingham dog loved the calico cat. Quail says if he had to tell his advocation that it would not be at- tending English class. Our debater is am- bitious to become a lawyer. ANNIE MAE MCINTIRE Some call her beautifulg some call her sweetg in reality she is an ideal American girl-the girl who gets there hy the virtue of her charm as well as her accomplish- ments, which are many. ROBERTA TURNER Roberta is an artist and a poet, though many have not found it out. She loves visiting the country, and is fond of fried chicken and ice cream. 'Vind still the wonder grew How one small herd could carry all she knewf' TRUITT HOLLINGSHEAD "l5ullet', shot over to Abilene High from Clyde, bounding through school at a rapid rate. He made a splendid record in atha letics. Good luck, "Bullet.7' MARGARET VANCE Margaret has a heart as light as her beautiful blond hair. She is a genius when it comes to writing prize-winning essays. At intervals she makes H bright light in English class. 1 A ,, . sea f 1 '. . . ,3. I . V tw Y- - i 1' -' N- K "' '- ' - ' it m:t.....:.::,..,J . ' JUANITA HORNSBY i'Sheba', heard of Abilene High and came straightway to enter its portals. She has made a good student, and has found her way into all our hearts. 'CA friend may well be reckoned thc mas- terpiece of naturef' WILLIAM GUITAR If silence is golden, Bill should be I4- karat. The very name suggests that serene, studious, lovable fellow, fond of jokes and radio, but never too busy to lend a help- ing hand to a fellow student. JOSEPHINE GAVIN "Jo-Boy" is as good as the candy of that name. She is genuine-the model from which many imitations are made. She is a splendid student as well as an amiable sportg so we are glad we got our patent on her. FRANCES THOMAS Frances, like all girls, has a healthy curiosity, concerning chemistry as well as other matters. She is unique in that she has refrained from bobbing her hair. HERMAN CORLEY As the sapphire proves its worth in any test, so Herman has proved true at every turn in the road. He is a careful, pains- taking workman, who has set before him- self a high goal. LOIS DAN NER Lois Danner is our joy. When we have the "dumps,,' we always go to her. She improves herself in conversation daily, and her greatest ambition is to be a celebrated concert singer, K 1 " layer ..N Y fy r i.e f ,I A 4, 1 'P , , Q , 'e lg M fx aff, N f .P . CTHE 19 24FLfxsHL1GuT 4 Q, . t t f- Q ,eff N was g fl 2:3 HELEN PAXTON la Helen is a typical American girl, Hpep- pyf' pretty, amiable. dependable, alert, and aft loyal. "It always Lakes Helm lo put anything over, Q5 Ann' thufs not the lL'lL0lC"lL'l' all just jj adore her." jf! 17 LUTHER BROWN Luther is remarkably industrious in any- thing except lessons. Football is his lfyl hobby, and his bad habit of playing "jack- V' in-the-box" about coming to svhool seems iff to worry him not. 57 SALLIE ROUTH 571 "Sain thinks She could make better grades if the teachers would ask such ques- if tions as '4How long was the Hundrt-rl Q55 Years War?" V,-, J "She,s little, she,s jolly, shefv gay, Shefs good in both work and playf' Epic? ESTA OLIVER Lft ff 4'Don't worry about your workg smile all will the time,', seems to be Esta's rule. What Vi Esta can't find mischievous to do while tlu' teacherls back is turned simply can't bo found. Friendly? Always. td: lg' ' ' ' 1 l f . A. .l. BHEWSTEI1 A. J. is an agriculturalist-to-be. Hn- V, came to us from Caps, bringing his skill as a splendid basketball center and his pa-t ft expression, "Funniest sight l've seen since the old hog eat my little brotherf, gf' A W Qt .IOHNNIE HINDS Jolmnie's motto seems to be "Never put gf off till tomorrowf, Maybe this is why sbt- is a favorite with her teachers and friends. .lust ask Miss Woodall if she isn't a star in Public Speaking. ,Q l 1 f A ll ,S lvl 27 if 1-rl HC L- 1 if Eiff- txgs A,.H..b. f ZH: fff fszizg 1 HLYIQ5' fri isis l . i ,fi ,J 1, fx x fiffx Y l 5, 1 5 if .14 as it - In 7 kr ,ic X U f . ,, fyf Lf, l iff If A ii in it fi K . . fi ff 1 f tx vw ,. ,. . A ,,. f X 1 f , fa v... ' ' Q b 'fs . er.. -. W .h ,.,,, 'xiii' lj x Q 'AZQRL ' E ze "..,, i's .. .,- , - femur 1 Am ' 2,4 a-J' ei.,...L 3- 1 BESSIE GREEN In the operetta it was hard for Bessie to refrain from giggling and to be a dig- nified Japanese maid. How Bessie man- ages to enjoy life so well and yet make 90's is an unsolved mystery. ' SPENCE BLACKBURN Spence, who is a lover of perfumes, at- tempted to better the environment of High School by strewing the study hall with a chemical combination that he made in lab- oratory. He will surely make ,possum hunting his profession. EVALYN SWENSON "Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soulf' No phrase could more ade- quately express the lovely personality! of Evalyn. Her favorite pastime is riding horseback, but, not withstanding this fact, she is a most graceful dancer. RUTH CARTER Ruth is an attractive girl who has meant much to the class this year. She is self- reliant. fearless, and faithful. The longer we know her, the more we appreciate her. DAVIS NUNN Davis speaks only when spoken to, how- ever he always knows what to say when called on. By his quiet, reserved nature and his admirable conduct he has won the friendship of all his teachers and class- mates. ETHEL REESE Ethel has been a member of our class for a short while, but that is long enough to show us what a quiet, thoughtful, stud- ious girl she is. we . Q QQ. , , ,s ., ..... . ,s . Q39 -Y t 'A gpm Qx.yj.g , f 1 is E l . swf. - ' gg:g.:,i., .4 -,,Qg4,j','.,,,YA ,W . ,w mil' rf 'I ,..- 14,5 A . W lf' . c 1 I ,5 5 "tt" 5 . " tr , .4 l. A. D. WHISENANT "Whiz," Flashlight Editor-in-Chief, is a fellow of the true Southern-gentleman type. Our handsome "Go-Betweenv possesses a splendid voice and a rare talent at the piano. His manners are admired, his judgment is respected, and his ability proves unlimited. AGNES CALDWELL Agnes is a queenly little maid with a heart as free as the sunshine. "Modest, yet withal an elf, Bold, and lavish of thyselfg Thou hast now, go where I may, Fifty greetings in a rlayf' WARREN CROWLEY Warren, our dependable Business Man- ager, knows almost everything about the S'Flashlight,'g yet in fear of ruining its battery, he invariably removes his senior ring when he washes his hands. Justice and fairness are cardinal principles of his. BURL KING Burl is a stalwart massive fellow on the athletic field and a typical senior in school. His bright'thoughts are for the good of his school, and his leisure moments are spent in serving it. VERNELLE STIMSON As secretary of the Students' Association and as a persistent worker on the 'gFlash- light,', Vernelle has obtained a high place in the hearts of the students. Her golden hair and flirtatious eyes are largely respon- sible for her popularity. J. D. WATSON Another member of that 'gold High School line" is "Possum." Quiet, manly, reserved, and ever-kind characterize this hero of ours. "Possum" was just as good in his studies as in football, for he fin- ished at midterm. fs. W, xii-' ll ff W , if C K lf! f 'l 2 if v Lf V1 it if ' ,t 344 ,S Wit C-Q ,IN r l i 1 y l ' 5 t l ,gl ' f Q is if git Qi' ,, 412 ...Ax ,A ' We . t 1 31 , i QU-' 1, V7 'l f 1 1 Q fl 'i fi . A, A .J 1 A , f. Z Qfx X' 'I L24 Alf' l J 'K 1 4 .gif 31559 N 11 T " Q Q flqlflif T9 ZQAFUHSH MGE-IT ff egg r pi" sf' J v f- l 1 1 ,I l ' yi :Zi 225 K4 fl Lf: tt tt L23 if W1 la Z HAZEL HANlll.'l'ON 5,9 Qil Hazel's bright curls make summer out of ijt winter. and her clear, mellow voice can al- fl H f A i . 4. ,452 t, ways chase out blues away. Hlgllly oiig- 5 T Z inal Hazel could make Pluto laugh if she K were not too busy getting her lessons. 1,3 i7 f g JOHN T. DAVIS RQ' if, ,r 171 ,Iolmny-Athe fellow who cheers through ' jf the darkest hours. He has an abundance 11 of sense-the "common horse" variety- fl which will surely get him through. Q' 14 fliust 1 study? Oh, what a waste of l,lIlll'.,,, ffl ti 24. 7 EDITH PRESTON it f "Edie" is pretty, dependable. energetic. M, and artistic. She enjoys out-of-door life :Q and is in her seventh heaven while swim- KW lf' ming or riding horseback, She .has chosen 'JW architecture as a profession. l ,ft 4 9, " ,fha f NIOLET TURNER ,453 . This sportive, optimistic girl makes our Aff! by ln-arts go pitapat. She lives up to this idea: riff? film "When pleasure and duty clash, let duty fy go to smashlv That hearty good humor A and musical voice will make Vi a success 541 ' anywhere. lf' fl X FLOYD WHTTE ' f ,xttlmugtt Floyd finished A. H. s. at , midterm. he did not stop his education it then. but immediately enrolled in B isiness - fl College. May he achieve much and later Q2 ff he favored with an A-1 job. LQ 1 'ii' ff tx ft , 'Dt LULA MAYE BRIGGS I There is always a genius in every class. 63 When Lula Maye gets up to recite, it tnakes 2,3 fi the rest of us feel like Queen Annu in lf, comparison with Queen Elizabetlt-l'mcckly stupid." 4, A "Nothing if not inrlu.szrious.', ggi iff. 'Z If gig VJ ti' off ' A.H.S. . Leg T ' T T T-Scif T M-Tv Q fri-is 't924FLftsttt,touT lil l FZ? 5 gf! rl , ,A , tt 4, lt I g,g OLIN LUSBY Q lfll t 6' Olin was heard to quote, "'Tis not what ' al a man does that .exalts him, but what he H would dof, Industrious, obedient, friend- yj' lys-he follows life's thread, skipping the f knots and bounding joyously over the t " smooth places. K lvl fi I iiilil, RUTH BOYD C 0 2, ' Ruth is a good all-round student of Abi- 'wt lene High School. A mark of distinction t iki among her friends is her knowledge of the l M construction of sentences. ,- , M .She came from the West 11 And will stand every true test. QQ M 3 bfi WILLIAM RATHIVIELL J I Introducing the boy with the Daniel f 4 fl sg Webster brow! By his wearing glasses If fl and his hanging out in the library, "Wil- ' E3 lie', makes people think him very stude j t l ' ious. 7 ' li' Hlfill combines work with play, A 1 orentl' iris Il ver' Hood wa ' ii ' 4 IP y A J s 1- .Q jj 1 fri J, i fftjilil PAULINE BOND lg, K, 4+ , "Polly" is desperately afraid of teachers wg. OW and the dark, but she looks both squarely ' f lgl in the face and refuses to run. ' Q "Polly with adorable big blue eyes ft Is pretty, reserved, charming, and pr 5? wisef' if ,I PAUL URBAN ill Although Paul didnit always say what ii! he meant lon timel, we knew his senti- A ments, nevertheless. He was loyalty to tif High School personified, and also some- 4, ig., what of a social lion, they say. Q'sy', ANNA WAGNER V Anna has recently developed a mania if cf for studying her Psychology. Why? She ,H yi could not answer the question Mr. Dudley Y t l asked berg therefore ' if? 6'Conclu1ling valor's best part is discretion She IIUIL' studies her lessons with great if l'07Il't'lIffIlflIPII.,, f aft 545 if li .K x F N JW, ,ifgiszffffss-ssc. J A.H.S. tv ELSIE AXE Elsie is a charming, sensible girl who took part in all student activities. Al- though she is loyal to A. H. S., she fell victim to Cupidis arrows, and one man gained what the whole student body lost. SAM JOHNSON Sam said he-never had a thought, but hinted that the Japanese Tea Garden might inspire one. A tease, a flirt, yet good at heart, On the football team Sarn did his part. LENA AXE Lena has proved a quiet but strong force in A. H. S., and it was with regret that we lost her. "Her pretty, face and modest air W in her friends everywhere." WALTER LEWIS To do his best on every occasion is Wal- ter's unwritten law, and as a result he talks most on the lesson he has not had time to prepare. He would have to consult a dic- tionary to give the meaning of temper. WILLIAM SWENSON Ladies, behold Bill, the youngest mem- ber of our senior class! Already he can debate, play the violin, crank the Ford, dance the Highland fling, and make l0ve like a Romeo. With such a promising be- ginning, what will be his future? GWENDOLYN MUDD Gwendolyn, truly ai little coquette, Is a splendid G an G president, you bet! Pretty, dainty, admired by all, Her most cherished possession is a gold football. H46 rl: K A h ' ' hi rl-1 ' i J Mg, 3.17, :LA ,ix t 'mm-eg 33.3, A. as.. ..,-f za Q .MJ 1 .. Y i. ...as -L-.sa .. - -- s it! .f 1" ' ' 'Q r Vie 1,5 .f,, 1 jf W if if? fl- R w mf 14 4, " . i Yue Y -4 if. . FLOSSIE VAUGHN - ' k 1 There is no girl in school who will be better remembered than Flossie. She is , ,i a shy, gentle little maiden who seldom 3,4 speaks, always blushes when applauded. bil and always listens intently in class. IQ f NZB, W, ,-,f V V' 41 if f X ," I ELBERT LASSETTER Elbert excels in the newspaper game. My There he learned the locomotive whistle LZ and probably became acquainted with his ,f 7 , th pet expression, uGrace.', His friends are if many, for his helping hand is ever ready 1 4 -fi to assist them. ' i Nia H if, , ,l fi 2 fi t", l 1 ,f ELIZABETH WRIGHT Q ' Elizabeth is one of the jolliest girls we Sf 4 It WX , ' have ever known. We are sure that with 'A her smile and her ability to learn she will ,A soon win her way to the highest success. 3 ,,f ELLA sUE HOWZE 3 X One day in Chemistry 4'Susie,,' when suddenly awakened from one of her many X day dreams, began to ask for a buzzard- ,Vx I tail burner. We later learned that she Ml wanted one of the dove-tail burners. 5,312 1 WILL HENRY HANEY l Will Henry is every inch a gentleman- - a boy wholly to be admired. He is bright, 1 studious. dependablen and witty. I MOI his success there is no doubt, But the girls and gelements, will get him if he donit watch outf' LULA BERTH MYATT ,jf S'Within our happy castle there dewlt one iw Whom without blame we may not overlook, For never sun or living creature shone Who more devout enjoyment with us tookf' f , 4 1 t Q-'f t i Ht, 1 131 ,V i t 4 ,I V, 1 'i x ti f. lit -89- si f ' I X v, - '1 " '51 fiix I w""' H 5 'W -W. t-T-iff' -" ' -' XM L 1- Lia -- Q Q.-.1 -he - -- ,- WW- -f-ff,--f Y-, frfykil Jia., . E Ep.. .,s..g .. . .,. . - QE .... f 21. . I' ' . will . ' ' ELEM-.. g.,.f.:,t..gEL1,-wh .,f -lf A...-Li. , i i l if, high , tw Lx ri, x f'if:1y,k -fr fax af, x,,,L, Q l ,-1 If ff fit f 3 ff' 1 ff Vi w M Zi 4 YCFZTT5 OX x...,....-s J A V. 4 4 I i ,Q I ,fi v. tw 1 X iz 1 X 1 X 1 J! V f SQ 52 if K if f ,fl ff- W ng, 'fo f if ,fi 1 eras T924-FLCXSHLIGHT at MADGE WHITE Madge manages her own affairs, never worrying about anything except her les- sons. In spite of her timid appearance, there is a bit of hidden fun about Madge that comes to light only outside the class room. HERBERT SOUTHWORTH i'Fritz" broke in at last, making his debut in his first long trousers on December 31, 1923. What an exciting time! We'd been so sure he'd graduate in short'uns. Little Republican, Hiram's supporter, is brim full o' wit, intelligence, and disputa- tion. ALICE SOUTHWORTH A playful nature has Alice. She does not say much in geometry class, but dur- ing the luncheon hour she gives the girls red pepper. We think that Alice will he- conie a famous Texas tennis champion. ORA McDONALD Even though she has bobbed hair, Ora's not a flapper. She is a good student, as is shown by her making 84 on an entrance "exam" in history after just one night's "0ramming.', DONALD HOUGHTON Donald has the stature of an Apollo and the brow of a Jupiter. Juggling facts and statistics in an extempore speech is mere play to him. He has the makings of a congressman or a Hjellybeanf, CLIFFORD TAYLOR Clifford is without an equalg she wastes no time on the frivolities of life. "Coodnatured, with a giggle that laps over twice and buttons behind." ,diff 'X M- N, me ,,, M I ' , A.H.S. fffff, X- CT HE vl924FLfXSHLIGI-IT I i til Vfl M 4 We f lit Q i 1 K. fl at V, A , " v iff? 2842 f 7 V N to if F A I . ff tt i C 1 ff L. J A it 5,4 1 ffl 2 r .Q -ff 3,4 VIRGINIA DAVIS We have found the lost Virginia Dare right here in our own Virginia Davis. El- feminate, intelligent, reserved-she is an exemplary girl and one that we Senior are proud to have in our ranks. AUBREY TAYLOR ' Aubrey's motto seems to be, L'Mind your own businessf' or Wfhe less you talk, the more you learn." He talks little and learns much, and thus has gained the re- spect of his school mates. INEZ REEVES Who could be grouchy in her jublant presence? Every girl says she is "just darling." She has wisdom. grace, and witg But she is not spoiled n bit. EDITH MILAM Edith is a diminutive blond who is full of 'cpepf' generous, and good-hearted. She says that if she grows up in time she will teach school, and because of her industry and natural ability, we predict that she will be successful. WEBB LARGE Webb's slogan seems to be 6'Speak only when you are spoken tog then have some- thing important to tell." He is an excel- lent student a genial classmate, and bids fair to he a successful business man. LOUISE GRIFFITH Louise, with her wavy blond hair and mischievous blue eyes, is the idol of the G an G's. She could be exempt from any- thing save the beauty contest, and in that she was a favorite candidate. 7 .Z 'NU :SSW aa-Q A a A eff., A H S " -,-.L.--,s.. . i L. I L X?3DQXQbE,5TXblQf9DOft , . - 44142,rf4Q2ff44affyfffgz4ff4gf 1 i I A ,i 1 r XV Q ft 4 is XE 4. -9 I I if f I 12 EMMETT FREEMAN Emmett would make a real orator if he could only master his English and the tongue-twisters in Public Speaking. This general favorite has been voted the miss- ing link in the Darwinian theory. TIDDLES McGINTIE Tiddles, sometimes called A'Willie,', is our Flashlight queen. She makes a good worker when you are there to see that she works. Little and loud, with a flapper stare, Hut dorft you worry, sheill always be there. R. B. BRIGGS A quick word, a startled look from ques- tioning eyes, and then a broad smile- that's ",liggs', all over, He fairly radiates smiles, especially when a girl speaks to him. His big heart is divided among his friends, school work, and baseball. ROBERT COFFMAN bl never let my studies interere with my education," says Robert. He is unusual, democratic, and has an abundance of abil- ity. "Sunny Jim" wears a perpetual smile, To him lifeis always well worth while." HARRY LEE CARPENTER Harry Lee and his tuba, which he re- grets is too large to serenade the girls with, are familiar figures in Abilene High School. Where does the popular villian of "O HARA SAN" come in? For fun. MAURICE BROOKS "Greaser," our lanky end, was an in- dispensable cog in that Eagle machine. Good looking and obstinate-he has brains in heaps. Everybody up. Fifteen for '4Greaser JUN 012 W M f X X X ,N QA 5 X .AA M W , ,M . ffgf' ,gig ' f ' V , fffif ,, N-fx X,.V X .. 'xskgtir ' 'if . jf In ' f' X ' W 65" W' Q W fw f ff 4 ' .3 f' f MG, ..AA. x X riff! fxgfx ,,ff?A' 4 SQ ,fiom awww ff ,ia f .f Qfayw Diff W V X X X23-.4 4 X111 W. , if , . gf , J W ,, M467 yffgrw , -if X, X ff ,K f - C'54V'x65:X f di'7f1v1m:v ,, -4 W unior Class QIWCQPS 4Llcm:1.1-3 STO!!! ' fnuglc Il14:MBl:1f1f Xlxxlxl-3 Him.: 5 Xlxm Couples: Xlnf. l3l:xnl.1sx I1. i.Ul.0I: "l,ilXl'Il1Il'I'illllI Purple l5'l,cm1cl: I,iIm' Hli I!! WOR ll you un' ll l'I.SfI. no om' f1'l.'e'S You: lLz'1'l'x'll1111'f' ' ' ' ll' - , um rio 15 .QlI'1'lI' . Q ' t you ara II Suplz You an only II Him ' , .V ' U' 'N' jouf Dffllflllllg UVUIIIIIZ in urrfvr I0 lu' .Yl'!'lI. 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S. anzzfzfzzffyffyzgffzzggzy -46 ,,,, - - J g-5v'l- ' ILA CAMEL WINNIE LU COMPERE GEORGE HOPPER LUCILE SMITH EMMETT BRYAN LUCILE ALLEN SAM HARVEY PAULINE COOK CATHERINE BRADY HAZEL HATTON GEORGE STOWE ELIZABETH RUSSELL MABEL HARVEY WINNEFORD CRossLEI' . ff. . I r v 1 ,Q Zig? wi yd 4 2 rl I, .IR ,A . 31 K ,lf VN kf-ji I f 1 '1 ,J ? QU Y, I- , W U f. ly 'A - '44 Via VMI YJ Ldv ox V083 .ff .,?k, xx f Lg- 1 . ,I 1, fg Yffd 3351 71 17' If If 2? Qi l 7, rc f x S52 ff! MQ , I K , F-fi ,M I . H M' 'X 4 , H14 U. I I fx I Vfj A I .iffx ,I .I 4 , if ' y I MXQQLJ' FRANCES JACKSON ELLIE MAE SLAUGHTER MARTHA WH11'E J. O. GRUNDY DOROTHY MCKPILVEY CHARLES BOYD MADIE BRYAN GORDON WHISPINANT ANNIE HARDY SALLIE RUUTH THELMA BRAZELL MAx1NE M1NcUs MARY COOPER B. D. PARKER 7 ,X 17 4 xw, If A7 Q-1 I 4 1 FIIIE 1924FLfXSHLIGI-IT I , ' Q M I f V? I 'E FANNIE Cox ' EULALA BAIILEI' 677 17 CECIL GUFFEY X2 V 1 I 4 I I 4 I if I +4 1 I CIIAIII.Es WELLS 6 DICK BRYAN I I CLADYS STEPHI-lhb , N I ' I 1 VIVIAN BRYANT LOIS GOLDTHWAITE 1, LILLIAN OLIVEII I. I I 4 Q! If I - V 3 ILLIZAIIETII PARKER 7 ANNIE HARDY LAVEIITA MATIIIEVIE GRACE IIHMBREH LEE GANNAWAY I I -48.. 'W ,I 5 ASYYSKKQEE5T.bENlii5XYgi N ZF.ff.?L4",,f.4if.iA4P44zff' 7Z1Li:fQ4Q 2.2: EQ 2 gn , ,, v I Y 5 'f V V I H A 26 I6 I4 14 if -4 X I I F554 r I JOPLIUNUIZL' V . M pf. lv' f x ff X N -. f r- X Ea X X f , f H 'd4 P Q . V, hbxia ,il-if 5 -1 I 1, ' 5 xifxigx' 1 i , ' ,X ai " 24, QE, gg . KC' - Q -1 0 'ff' 'Q' X , Wa 9 V 1 5- sells.. 'S ' Q JZ '-'II 0 X3 X lef+e s J' ,- , Q. X N 1 X g m QA "' J ' -4 4 f!!! . 4 1, 1 '1 7 s if ff fgww - X R, Y ima 419, , Sophomore Class OHIZCQPS EVERT BOYD . President ZACK COOMBISS . Vice President ANNA MAUD GARRISON . Secretary ROBERT Bowucs Treasurer A SOPHUMORE MTILI? next above a I"reshnz,an,'7 Webster saysg A SIIIIIHIII in Ilzose infernzezliate days Of lingering "fishy', UCFIIUFC, close entwinerl Wilh Jeep S0lIlLiSliCC1liOlIfffSCIli0f kindj IL rlizllft mean, ,way back in Grecian days, :The next above I1 Freshnzanf' History says Tha! "nzoros'j meant "a fool," tare you surprisea7?,b flnfl 'gsopho.s'7 1here's the humor? stood for wise. -f 30 - If J If I 7 . N I A I A M .1 w JFK f JLJJ 4,14 7 kb I K In W A . I' S , 4 QQ M V ffs , iff? V2 pf' 2? P1 S' J , V4 , 0 V, V' 6 OLIVIA ROBERTSON WI Jfjzf EUCENIA WARD 25,7 W? WK ,ij M4 ,fm 1f',A 2,95 , ff SAM BEAM YQ? vi 2, EDITH NOBLE 551 rl ERNEST STATON W ly. M If W sf. A' If 34 4 OPAL HOR'fON 7 THELMA SUBER I5 E la, If , ETHEL BOLES PKKIW Q 1 75 X QQ? A ff, 'yijiqu VEIINA LACY 'Nj fra fx SQ! R. Z. DALLAS y LIzzIE MAE WOODS A W5 If ' Y!! if 27 ' fi ' BENJAMIN HALLOCK , . . ,N 1, v. NORMAN A VI ANNA IWAUD GARRISON 521 If 21 ,' 'A lift QJX ,595 we W- T C Y If HORA ROWLEY I Eff 1' f J. T. HANEY, JR, wk", M I, Ziff :ff Vfj' 5 3 3' A' M2 E W f ,-I , I: Fifi 'cf If! '- f s 3 , 19 -3- ,W , X322 .. , -A L ,ANDY ,,.,,- ,W ,.,, 1' Mg' 54 4'7:f?"if:7., ,,,,. , .L ,,,. ,, D ,L , SWA,-,L , ,,,L,,.,, ,nv , , I 723 '! EmlXbTKNiiSXYkSiQNSAYNFQEAix? 4? JM. 'ff f I ' fax . DAL- ,AU i ,D . A Lf?" EUNICE LITTLE HOWARD GOLDTHWAITE MILDRED GRIFFIN ELLA MAE HAYWOOD GENELLE JENNINGS ROBERT BowLEs LORAINE MILLER PAUL MOORE TIIELMA MITCHELL J. FRANK COFFMAN LILLIAN GOODNIGIIT WINNEFRED BREWER BIRDIE BOWLAND VIRGINIA KNowLEs CORA LEE FREDECK JACK MINTER f1zf.f1Jf4A N X f M I Q j I 1-K rv- A 1 X ff ' .fgfk b , I rjif X i s P Lf-X Y W - 1 ' Y 412 'X ilk 5 K WW ' H ' fa f Pts: 11 f :rf ,f f V il' A QQ? - ' ,L A f - ks-is - Ni, , Wmifnwf , f ll' ' V ' ,j'k,, . x X 1 X , .'2'Aa5 X X 1 1? f ef if . ,Fir .. 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The secretary of the Freshman class, As pale as though she,d been beaten, Arose one morn and said, 'cAll Girl Freshmens Come this evenin' to a meetinfv Tubby, the dreaded sherif, Une morning said, a'Now look here, You Fish get those pictures made, Or of the K. 0. K. take keerfn They did-two hundred of gem, They do things up in grand style. Success to you of uFishdom', just continue to wear your smile! --VERN1-:LLE STIMSON ..54,... N 1 1 'fI'x1'QN, 4 L i K 1 I i 3 5 z -57- 4 THE STUDENT ASSOCIATION The Student Association was reorganized for the year on October 2, 1923. The organization has for its purpose the fostering and supporting of athletics, debate, declamation, essay-writing, spelling, and other student activities. A very able body of officers was elected, who, under the leadership of our -enthusiastic president, "Dub7' Wooten, made this a very successful year. The Association of '23 wrote on the pages of Abilene High School history that the seal with its rays illuminating the word "Abilene" shall be permanent, that the gridiron eleven, who won for Abilene High the 1923 championship, be christened the 6'Eagles'7g that each player who has completed either his four years on the 'agridv or is finishing his high school career be presented with a black sweater bearing the time-honored gold HA." In addition to these things, there has been created as the youngest organization of the Association, the Pep' Squad fwearers of the uniform dark skirts and yellow blazersl-these shall, in the future, lead Abilene High onward and upward to the chant of their slogan: uYour pep! Your pep! You've got it, now keep itg dog- gone it! don't lose it-your pepln -53- f O K W -60 R G an G Organization GWENDOLYN MUDD . President TIDDLES MCCINTIE Vice President NORMA Rtxivtsrxr . . Secretary AGNES CALDWIQLL Treasurer The C an C, a secret organization, started among the senior girls several years ago, had for its members eighty girls who pledged themselves to be loyal and true to the school at all times. The girls were initiated in the early fall by a few of the senior girls of last year. The initiation, a mysterious affair, taught the graduates that even they had not experienced all things in life. At the hrst meet- ing Gwendolyn Mudd was elected president and Norma Ramsey, secretary. Meetings of the organization were held once every six weeks. At these times all business was attended to and suggestions were made for helping the members do their duty. As there were so many in the organization, it was impossible to have entertainments during the winter, but is expected that there will be several meetings in the spring. The purpose of the C an G is to uphold the honor and dignity of the Senior Class and to foster a democratic social spirit among the girls of Abilene High School. -61- V The K. O. K. JAMEs HANNA Judge DICK BRYAN . . Slzerijjt J. W. WOOTEN Deputy Sheriff CHAtu.r:s WELLS . . . Deputy Sherijjt W. J. HPIMBREE Prosecuting Attorney Defending Attorney THE K. O. K. The K. U. K., an organization composed of the letter men of the school and hav- ing for its purpose the betterment of the underclassmen, has long made history in the Abilene High School. It is not intended solely as a Kourt of amusement, but it really strives to correct the faults of the underclassmen and to instruct them in what they should and should not do. ln chronic cases this instruction takes on a more formidable manner, and in all cases gratifying results have been obtained. The Kourt has proved very effective not only in preventing disorder during school but also in improving the manners of the Freshmen. It is quite a coincidence that since the Kourt has been active, all Freshmen have been loyal to the school activities and have faithfully attended rallies. These marked results have been obtained through several methods, and herein lie the secrets of the Kourt. It is sufficient to say that a jury composed of the mem- bers of the football team, with Tubby Hembree prosecuting attorney and such honorable witnesses as Sheriff Dick Bryan and his two deputies, Dub Wooten and Chile Wells, together with Judge Hanna, there has been little difficulty in obtaining convictions in all cases tried this year. Along with its own high purpose, the Kourt has always attempted to aid the faculty in keeping order. and the Kourt appreciates the cooperation of the faculty. Since they were determined to have a Senior girl as ufllashlightl' Queen, the K. 0. K. took an active part in the contest, and this year put its representative on the front page. To all whom it may concern, which includes Freshmen, Sophomores, juniors. and unruly Seniors, let this be a warning: BEWARE OF THE K. O. K. W63- iffis 1 , '- .aw IF ,f A ,N wr. U X Z W 5 gl M ,, .ff We, fffrfr f' ,Elf A, Wx, f , F V ,,f Kay! 15 ,fw .-Vg ffm xY,5. xy' v Q Ili, 1'- , A G fi ,ff M 172 E4 'If 5 M fx as 594 rff Wi ff? rjjx I ',-,. y x i Q 1 1 fi 1 , 64- Abilene High School Debating Club lVl0TTO: Think on your feet. OF F ICERS First Term Second Term THOMAs LANE President WILL SUTTON NOLAN WALTEIRS Vice Pres. EDITH NTILAM WILL HENRY HANEY Secretary REBECCA JONES Miss WOODALL Adviser The question for debate this yearfflesolved, That the United States should join the League of Nationsfhas proved a very interest- ing subject, and has aroused greater enthusiasm in the student body than any other question we ever have had. The debating club was Organized early in the year, and work was begun by a study of the history and the covenant of the League. Debates were held between members of the club, and from these debates Francis Fry and Thomas Lane in boys, debate and Thelma Suber and Ulus Newman in girls, debate were chosen to represent the school against Oak Cliff here on January IH. We were defeated by a 5-0 vote of the judges in both debates. A return debate with Oak Cliff in Dallas is scheduled for some date in Marehg a debate with Desdemona here, February 8, and offers have been made by Mineral Wells, Weatllerford, and Breckenridge. -65, -6 Girls Glee Clubs ELLIE MAE SLAUOHTER MAURINE BROWN JAUNITA BACON MADIE BRYAN VIRGINIA SURFACE VERA HALL Officers President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Librarian Press Reporter MEMBERS Boys A. D. WHISENANT EMMETT BRYAN FLOYD THOMAS ROBERT BOLES CARL WILLIAMS ELBERT LASSETTER Luis Danner GLAIJYS STI-:I'HENs VERA HALL lVTAURINIi BROWN BESSIE GRICI-IY LORENA COOK PAULINE COOK ELIZABETH RUSSELL XYIOLI-QT TURNER DOROTHY TXICKELNVIILX' ELVA CLAIRE MILLIIIII ELLIE TVTAIS SLAUGHTICR RTARY VIRGINIA AI STIY VIRGINIA SURFACE JOSICPHINPI GAVIN FAYE ESTHS X ERNELLE STIMSON KATHERYN BRADY EVEIAN CLUCK NTNRGARIYI' CLUCK A. D. WIIISENANT FLOYD TI-IOAIAS TONY BOLES CARL WILLIAMS ELBI-IRT LASSETTER EAIMETT BRYAN ERMAN MILLIiR W. J. CUNNINGHAM SAM BEAM HIICH COCKERELL WINNI1-'RER CROSSLICY ARLOS GILBRETH ROBERT COFFMAN HAIIIIY LEE CARPENTER WOODWARO ROBBINS PAUL MOORE STUART LEACH C. F. TRANTHAM ARCIIIE JACKSON I.FRANK COFFIIIAN BTADIE BRYAN .TIIANITA BACON The terms of 1923241 have been the most successful year for the Glee Clubs of the Abilene High School. Under the able direction of Miss Mary .lane Kelso, more interest has IJCCII Sl10WI1 in these 01'gdlllZ2:lli0HS than ever before. Each eluh began the year with a full membership and a waiting list Ol students to be consider:-cl at the first vacancy. Each club has given a chapel progrzun, and the Season will be closed with the fourth annual jOint program given iII the spring. The accompanists, He-len Paxton and Lucile Smith, have been Important factors in the Success Of the Glee Clubs. .-671 W W W W W W W .63- 11 f, ,f. 4 , f ' x X, . 'A mf 2- . , " ' Y ' ' "' h 0 Y ff YfN fri fm. , 551f1zLa1ivg'2iL-?.sf5fl,f f' ' C I HI: 1 9 2 45 E'M!::2 :ff f if' Tkffxii-V-W mf! lf V ' ' 2 N --.F Ny! 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The founders of the club, Mrs. Pearce, Miss Turnbough, and Miss Compere, helped the girls organize on Monday, January 21, 1924, and only girls who had taken some form of Home Economics were admitted as members. The Club meets twice a month on Tuesdays. On the lirst Tues- day is a social meeting, on the second, a program meeting. The social meetings consist of initiation parties, hikes, and picnics. Cur- rent topics are discussed at the ilogram meetings, The Home Economics Club has a threefold purpose, hrst, to en- list more interest in the Home Economics Department, second, to keep older members of the department in touch with the depart- ment, third, to provide social recreation for the girls. The Club is doing great w ork, and it is wished by each member that this or- ganization may live as long as our dear old Abilene High. M71- Literary Societies LOS TRABAJ ADORES MOTTO: El trabajo hace la vida mas agradable. FLOWER: The red carnation. COLORS: Red and White, On February 26, 1924, a group of Spanish students Inet in Room 2 for the purpose of organ- izing a Spanish club. After Mr. Allen told what the advantages of such a club would be, every one became very enthusiastic. The following officers were elected: Will Henry Haney, Presi- dentg Herbert Southworth, Vice-Presidentg Helen Noble, Secretary-Treasurerg Thomas Lane, Reporterg and Mr. Allen, Critic. The Club was organized for the purpose of learning to speak Spanish more fluently. Spanish is used entirely at the meetings, which come every other Tues- day night at the HY" Hall. At the meetings at which programs are held, the old Spanish countries are studied. Occasionally there are to be held social meetings at which we expect to have a good time and to learn a great deal of Spanish. This is the first organization of its kind that has been attempted in this school, and it is hoped by all the members now that this may become a permanent club of Abilene High School. THE PRESENT DAY SOCIETY Morro: "A wise old owl sat on an oak, The more he heard the less he spokeg The less he said the more he heard, Why can't we be like that wise old bird?" A. D. Whisenant ........ ...............,., P resident George Stowe .......... ,..,......... V ice-President Juanita Bacon ...,. .,.,... S ecretary-Treasurer Rebecca ,lones ........ ............,....,,...... C ritic Wayne Hudspeth .,.....,..,... Sergeant-at-Arms The Present Day Club was organized in ac- cordance with a regular custom of the second term Public Speaking class. The purpose of this organization is to give practice in parlia- mentary law and procedure and to increase the efficiency of the Public Speaking class in all phases of oral English. 172.- WHO DO SOCIETY Morro: We do try, and we will win or die. COLORS: Pink and Silver. FLOWER: Carnation. First Term La 'Verne Sammons ..,...,..............,.... President Mary Sue Cantrell ,................. Vice-President Fay Estes .,..,,...,,.............,.,............. Secretary Second Term Laura Castle ......................,..........,.. President Catherine Castle .... ....,.... V ice-President Texas Weaver ............,... ........... S ecretary Miss Bobbie Clack ............. .............. A dviser Our programs have been varied. We have studied modern writers and their works, movie stars and their plays, and musicians and their compositions. Humorous and other education- al selections have been given. Literary Societies BUZZERS Morro: BZ. First Term. V, Hodges ,,.,..........,....,,.,,,,........,.,,,, President Hugh Cockerell ........ ,,,,,..,,,. V ice-President J, F, Campbell .............,.,,,,,,..,...... ,Secretary Jim Jennings ...,....,,,..,...... Sergeant-at-Arms Second Term R, Z, Dallas ,,,.,,.,,,,,.,...,...,,..,..,...,...,, President Hubert Freeman ....,...,,,................... Secretary Hugh Cockerell ...,......,.,,,, Sergeant-at-Arms Mr. Hensley ...........,..........,,,..,........Y,Yw. A dViSC1' BROADCASTERS Morro: Tune in with us. COLORS: Black and White. First Term Florine Horn ..,..,,,.,,,.,,,,,,,,.,............. President Lena Bond .,..,,,,.,.,,...,,i,,.....,i., Vice-President Ruth Hutchison .....,......,...........l.,,,, Secretary Second Term Laura Johnson .................,....l.l,.,.,., President Ruby Babb ,..,,.,,..,.,,.,,,,,,.....,,.. Vice-President Faye Martin .,.,......,.....,., ,....,,,. S eCret21l'y Miss Weaver ,,,,,,.....................,....,,,,..... N dviser GO GETTER SOCIETY Morro: Do your best. First Term Herring Bounds .i,,....,.,........,...,...... President Milton Pool ,.,..,.......,...i,,,....,.. Vice-President Audrey Tarn ,,,,.. ,......,..... S ucretary Oma Woodrum .,.,....,,......,.,....... ,........ C ritiC Second Term Milton Pool ............,....,,, , ,,,,,,,,........ President Lowell Nisbett .,...............,....., Vice-President Doyle Truitt ................,,, .....,.... S ecretary Benjamin R. Hallock ...,... ......,..... C ritic Mr, Allen ,,,,.,.,,,.,..........i,,,.i...,,i,,....,,,,, A dviser BLUE BONNETS MOTTO: We are Blue Bonnets but never blue. First Term Maxine Mingus .......,,,,,i................... President Winnie Lu Compere .,,..,.......... Vice-President Loree Tedford .......,......,, Secretary-'lil'ez1su1'er Program Committee: Hollyce Campbell Loraine Miller Martha White Opal Hunter Second Term Hattie Mae Free .,,.,,,,.............,.,,.,,,, President Hollyce Campbell ,,,,....,,,....... Vice-President Nella Rose Henderson,,Secretary-'l'reaSurer Program Committee Hallie B. Creighton Opal Ilunter Katy Curry Mr. Khngman ...,,,,.,,,.....,..,.,,,,,,.....,,,,. A dvist-r G. M. G. Morro: We make good. COLORS: Silver and Black. First Term Katherine Hodges ,,,, ,,,l,,,.,V, A W President irillldll Gltlrlilllghl ,,,..,,,,. , ,,,,. Segrgtary Ylary Virginia Austin ,,,,, ,,,, ,,,,,.A ' I' 1-casul-er Honore-e Pi-rson ,,,,i,v,,,Y,,,,,,,,w,, --,.A,,V,w C 1-img Program Committee: Elizabeth Chambers Evelyn Campbell Evelyn Dawkins Second Term Annie Louise Holmes ,,,,,,,,,,,,,i,,,,,,,, President Vl'l'21 Hall V-V,--tYV.....V .VVV.Y,,VVV..t,,,...,,,,,,, S ccretary LOIS Biiillly ,,..,.,,,,,,,i U ,V,v Trelgurgr Monoree Person ,,.,i,,, ,l,,,,,ii, ,,,,w,, C 1 filjg Mrs. Smith ...,,,,,.,,,,,,,i,, ,,,o,,,,,,,,,,Y, , ,-Advjgey Program Committee: 3lalI'g3l'Cl Cluck Coryse Hembrge Edith Green The meetings of the C. M. G. society are always full of enthusiasm. We ordered pins in the club colors. black and silver. The social committee has planned many social activities for thi' spring ti-rin. THE GOOD YICPXR SOCIli'l'Y Nlorioz We never retreacl. COL0lts: Green and Gold. First Term Lack Coornbes ,,.....,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,i,,,, President .lLlCk Minlvr ...... ......,, Y lice-President Jalflli Fulwiler .,.,.. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, S ecretary Harrison Turner ,,.,, ..,,,,.,.,,,,,,,,,ii,,,, C 1-itic 'lilleron Cufiey .........,........ Sergeant-at-Arms Second Term .lack Miuter ,,.............,.,,,,..,,......,,,,,,, President Harrison Turner ,,,., ,,,,,.... X lice-President Gaston Bond ...,..., ..,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,, S ecretary Dean Walker ,, ,...... Sergeant-at-Arms Robert Koss ., .,,, ,,,,,,..., C ritic Mrs. Hicks ..,, ,.,,,,, A dviser Literary Societies THE LIVELY BUNCH Morro: Work wins everything. COLORS! Green and White. First Term W, J. Cunningham .........A,.. ..ii,.... P reSid6Ilt Ellington Neal ,,.,.....,Y,..'....,.w,,....--,- SCCFCUHY Second Term Carl Williams ..,............,,,.........,A..... P1'CSidCf1i Jack Free ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,..,..........,..,.... Secretary Miss Trantham .,A........,.,....., .-------. A dviser LONE STAR LITERARY SOCIETY Morro: To thine own self be true. COLORS: Red and White. OBJECTIVE: To cultivate the art of self- expression and to learn how to function properly in groups. First Term Evert Boyd ---,-.-..,,,,,,,,A,,,,Ar, ,.,,,,,,. P resident Roy Stevens ...............--..,.------ --------- S CCTBWTY Second Term Jim Middleton ........,.-.----,A,---'---'- ---- P resident George Shallall . ......-.---vVY---------, ---- S 0C1'elafY Mrs. Norwood ..,,..,..Y......,, -',------ L MIVISCI' OSBURN LITERARY SOCIETY NIOTTOZ Industrious students always. COLORS: Green, First Term Buckner Osburn .,........,-,,--- -.,--",- P fCSidCm Wyatt Davig ,wYA,,,,,l,,,,,,,,,... .....,.,. S CCl'8li:ll'y Mac Castle ,...............,,------ .Y ,----'----- RCDOHCI' I. S. A. LITERARY SOCIETY Second Term Harold Brady ,,,A,,,,,,,,,,r,,,,,,,,..,,..,.... P!'CSid6Ill Harrison Price . .,..,..,. Secretary Hugh Cosby .,...........,..,... .......f-- R CPOITCI' Mr. Anthony ............................:.,.....---- Adviser BE SQUARE SOCIETY MOTTO: Be square, loyal, and true. COLORS: Violet and Blue. FLOWER! Violet. First Term Mary Alice Parramore ......,.....,......, President Pauline Buster .... ....,......,....,. V ice-President Eula Faye French .....,.. Secretary-Treasurer .74- Second Term Virginia Surface ...,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, President Madge McCauley ,,........,.....,. Vice-President LCOFa Moxley ................ Secretary-Treasurer Miss King ...............,...,...,..,........,........ Adviser P. P. P. CLUB Morro: Pep, Push, Personality. COLORS: Lavender and Gold. First Term Mary Bryant .................................... President Mildred Toliver .. ......... Vice-President Maurine Brown ....,......,.................. Secretary Second Term Lucile Allen .,..............,..,................ President Caroline Couch ...... ,........ V ice-President Sarah Nichols ..... ....,,..,,,,..,... S ecretary Nadine Slaughter ,...,...,..,..,, Parliamentarian Miss Turnbough .......,,..,.,.,,.,.,...,..,,.,,, A dviser SENIOR LITERARY SOCIETY Charles Wells . ....... , ,,.,.,,,......,.,.,....,, President Bill Rathmell .... ...,..,., V ice-President Betty Lasley ....... ,.......,,..., S ecretary Empress Young ...,...,.. ...,................. C ritic The purpose of the society is to give to the students who have no opportunity, out- side of school, experience in appearing be- fore an audience. The society is divided into two sections, .lunior and Senior, each of which furnishes programs at the so- ciety meetings. Many interesting read- ings, orations and musical numbers have been given during the year. A study in parliamentary law with senior boys in charge has proved to be the most instruc- tive program offered. During the second term the same work is being carried on under the direction of the following officers: Wiliam Rathmell ....... .................. P resident Dick Bryan ................ ..,...... V ice-President Herbert Southworth ...... ........... S ecretary Empress Young .......... .......... C ritic mu X u- N?At jp fl f""I F fp I P 5 GWR , Q H13 T9 j:LA'E5?ra LIGHT ,,' .7 'E ,KJ . I :ff Q 1 7 K vu w O7 5, ,y 1 ,Q V' ' ff 1 M? - , f . mf!-1 s 4,1 v fl 'fi l uf! ,kj , ,i ,,, YH 5 Q f, , 'iw Ir,-11 A , , , HQ fe 'fs KA ,Q ry K. 1 '-'16, iff X -N Q? ' pf 'fi .ff V71 f If .If , ' fig ,f 5 f , ,, , 4 K fx ,Q , 1? ur , ffl :' -, A ,A 4, Q.. 31 ,fx ' A x N , iff pn! M4 mg W SW- in f ' X .., K :UQ , ,Mk 4.1, 37? Yfirl - 05315. A ,f nw :ff gig. Mg ly? iff E15 11 , 1 f. QM yy: A 323 Lf f 1' A v ' 3,1 .1 f , , f I '15 Pj, XVA Xvffl ffl T7 1 rf' ,,,-, VV K V , ,Yf J A ' 2 , i yz I X . Fw . . , ' F ' W' .TXT X x 'T-Xfiif' : - , vw: Ma 411 .',p..g-p.a., ..... -H A,,,v,Y,L,Q , , ,, , ,, fi E - x..1 D A - N f Xu . , f Lxgzf '-'QQ Y . 1' ., , To shms in part. our appreciation for this man who. through six years of service. has hrought our teams from their place of obscurity to that ol' the foremost rank in the Stale and who has ever set hefore us the example of clean sportsmanship zmfl high ideals. ue gratefully cleclivate this. the Athletic See- tion of the 192 lr l'llASIILI1LIl'l', to Co.-u:H P. li. SIIOTWHLL. -Tm: STAFF -75- ,-A CT HE T9 FLLXSH LIGHT A Q , , iff ' Q gfi , , fi! Q rf 1,1 Q, '3 Ll V: lu' V fs 7 ,Q Q-I ff . , ,. 1. !! 'X 'ffl ,, 7 , f Mi .4 "ff H :YA YY-'Lf 131 Z rf! 541 M A V! W RFI . .., ,f 255 W1 . 'iff lv "NRI bs, fix Lf H5 .' C77 'r -1211. ff' ., 'Hd v A W W 55 K: 'fri iff :fi LA, 1 "i .f 411' ,. L :Q VJ. 29? f v K X 1 f 214 0 Epi K Y ,Q , 'ADX 4' Us L COACH S, D. ADAMS COACH H. ALLEN BASE BALL FOOTBALL TENNIS Assistant Coaches COACH A. L. ANTHONY B. E MCGLAMERY FOOT BALL-BASE BALL BUQINESS ADVISER 'Kif..m N 1 -,--,--A--1f-f'-1-c1-cw-"- Y-1-1 .-L1--vw Y --rv fy -gp W L.... -,.:f-. -'-,,. ,:A...g:L.,., EMM- A ., . A ffm, WAT! FL. 14 Q VA X vf A Q sz 1? .5 519 ,fir :vi Lx ? L1 seg A 5 iff? M I 33 .21 fi C ?f if ff., YEYQ ,Us KL ' AQ g Air mf ' 21 . 5112 M V4 Z A if 1 A2 4 ff? KM ff . 'mx 52? fi. v 2 '. ! 1, iff? df 1 f g ,I 4 93 55,4 X Q15 A A TW f". 1. K 1 v... , 7 Y I. X971 . .. gf Xl .Lv-' J, 4 Vx K s "' ff, 5 1 f, sw, 1 f f I 75 f - A 'Q Ak L - 'E If' 'T' -fi ffl xffi V--,N - 5525, " ,-,,:I:5g K I PLL. iff Aflffri Einkfims Xif: -' B' I :Az W L M f iz , W A H ,I Q if fi 122 P 4 af' W 5 Y? QL CAPTAIN HANNA CAPTAIN MILLER A X1 A F001 BALL BASE BALL M4 Ng" L J YQ mpg . W, h QM eff' 'Jgaa X' I A W M IA If ff' A ff X ga V f M TBI sg A A I x I 2 IIA M sy' V CAPTAIN BRYAN CAPTAIN BROWN TRACK BASKET BALL IA ii -78- QI I I , fiifv. ,qt 1 u FOOTBALL 'V f far 'K "" A13 3l ' Y M Q- Z f ff qdl' x E W 5 idx, J' Q D f - , M U WW' 5 1 , N, 'Z -- Su b 71 1 f"N aux JAMES HANNA small or a long gain was needed. alwrwrvgrf- HERRING BOUNDS "Doodles, has held the position of right end for four years, lt is safe to say that not a single gain was made around his end this year, while he was in the game. Bounds has been recognized everywhere as the best high-school end in Texas. Because of his magnificent playing and all- round aggressiveness, he was chosen captain of the All- State team. W. J. HEMBREE scored. ,30- 'iPete," our four year veteran icaptain and left half this yearl, rose to the dizzy heights of fame when he klcked the field goal that beat Waco and won for Abilene High the State championship. "Pete" was not a stellar player but "Chile" could always depend on him when either a For four years 'Ulqubbyw has received the hard knocks and hammering that comes to a line man. As line captam Tubby could not be beaten. and as a left guard he was unexcelled. This fact was verified by his being placed on every All-State team. He was always wide awake and if it had not been for his pretty tackle of Leo Baldwin ln the Wichita game, the Coyotes probably would have rms TQQQLFLASHLIGHT tg Ng V3 .ft tk If 54? 75 29? Z2 Vx ,, fs ,, f '. It 1, , I. ,fl if 7 ,yt riff all YZ' Fffj Elf: Q2 U 6. 1 4 245, 1 J' .Vw , , f ' V if .rc 135, get , l it I 1 4 , K, MX 1, ,fn , 'Q ig? . .i - p l. MAURICE BRooKs 5' 'L zi' t 'fGreaser," our lanky left wing, was a terror on the re- 'll ff ceiving end of a pass. His specialty was grabbing the df ball out of the atmosphere and falling across the goal line with it, This was HGreaser's,' first year on the team, but A no one would have guessed it, for he handled his end like a veteran. 5, A F t I I X K , f WILLIAM RATHMELL Because of his love of the game, his football sense, and his experience, Bill was a tower of strength at right guard. . He demonstrated his ability to hold the line many times, f hut never more than in the Wichita Falls game. He Was good on both offensive and defensive, and he ripped great holes in the line of all the teams that went down in de- f' feat before the Eagles. 0 A 4 ta V4 F: W DICK BRYAN f., ft Dick- the only three-year man on the team, has been elected captain for next year. He played so well at the I pivot position that he was chosen on nearly every All- NQQI State team. Dick's passes were unerring, and his playing S4 on the defense flawless. Although he had a dislocated shoulder, he persisted in playing throughout the Waco game, thus exhibiting the kind of fight that has Won for A. H. S. many times. he I than If if ,, W . -..Mb M 'Q -gl- 'Ai' X' ll Has., 'N V9 i- A.H.5. -f 'Q-' Y sf I9 rww I 1 ,A l -A, A, -,e ' i ' , ' "W ' . X ,A its we , ,V ,fs 3, LLZQ C II-ll: T9 2Q'i5l1"l.fLhblil..lCll"lT We f in Q iff rf '7 A W .l. W. WOOTEN ij? uDuh,s,' spectacular return of punts on the slippery V gridiron during the Waco game is still a thing to be won- ,X dered at. This magnificent playing, coupled with an in- ij' 5 spiring record throughout the season won for him a berth A-X55 if on the All-State team. During the season he was a note- jeff worthy player at right half and safety. His special de- A light was to catch .3 punt, plunge into the middle of the 7-H crowd, and shake off his opponents for a gain of about NQA Z thirty yards. iff: 7 l l W fl wt 4 Y l in Z I: l if 1 . A ,Xt Q , M W J. D. WATSON ,gg - Vi Whenever the cry, "Hold that line,', floated across the IA field, no one could have been able to tell that J. D, was Q playing his first year at left tackle, for he held that line fitglj, ', fi like a veteran. HPossum" always played clean, hard foot- X ' ball, though at times he simply man-handled his opponents. Kwik? htm M' , ag X A S E l 2 , 1 1 , 4 xr' yi H MM I fi ..,, 1 7 f t i. if 7 1 ROY STEVENS 5 'e . 1 i fri' f j A-gt f Coming to us this year from Merkel, "Steven won fame wh hx ii for himself and glory for Abilene High at the position of "fit ,, ' fullback. It seemed a tradition that was lived up to, that Yt t'Steve" must make the longest run of every game. "Steven ' 7 A eg 5 A was always a hard-hitter and a terror in a broken field. gl, "" T Many times he showed his heels to would-be Itacklers, for I A ' I f - - he was the fastest man on our team. Y hi fi: Q. lg: sa 1- , gif: eg 551-s X -82- Ml an . -s-.-.., WNW. saw-. ,gay .,. f N , V' - tm., .MMM ,-,.,,s- t :ff 6651-4..p,g,L-.g.4.eQl,:g..g,side-AL:.i-ggQ.,,.xMqNi.E-.9 . . . 5:1-4 1 fggfff ff! ff! 4 ff f f,-' ,- g.L4M1p4,1g,g,Lj,ji, f ' X is :fe X.:-1 QM N , A r 1 ,VK 1 'fu , L X f f f- - . Q I' 'T ' 1 ' ,1 ill ' Q V f' T5 ff fa st as-argl 1 ,',fE,QQ' . fs -.,- Y x ft lf? CHARLES WELLS r 1 HChile" is the lively little quarterback who guided the Eagles through many victorious battles to the State cham- XV' pionship. His quick decisions and fine generalship have ' FA directed our team for two years to the final game. Chile does everything as well as he held the ball when 'Tetei' kicked A. H. S. into victory over the Waco Tigers. 3.4 , 1 1 , I' 4 L QE EARL FLESHER 5, ,, ,A Flesher, right tackle and heaviest man on the team, was a tower of strength that our opponents usually had spotted, HX Q25 Flesher was a player of the first rank both on the offense and the defense. Whenever our opponents got the offense, A , '1 'gHam', just gritted his teeth and said, "They shall not .Q pass,"-and they did not. Ll W., L L' iyfl ' A 'f t ' 5 LLOYD BROWNE "Seep', is beyond doubt the best reserve quarter and halfback that Abilene High has ever had. This was i "'-' - Lloydis first year as a letter mann but he could be de- is f tt' i L 1 pended on to take any place in the backfield. His broken- t field running was a pretty thing to watch. Once in the Wichita game it appeared as if he stood still and, after in j ig letting five tacklers take a try at him, then gave them the dodge. E- 5 if -83.- f eg, ft' 12 -- -- .1 'T A , V1 , f 4 ff. g EJ 1 ,g "qt ,fn Cf? ' f w 'T' ff-,rn ., ,, .R f .,,.,,,Q.1 .i27X L 5,-it 576, AL-4 5355 L4 Qi L HGH i Q1i:e1:,-lm l :Mei r .,scQQf?9t 1 . A' -1-V i iff' 541 if td E l f klrj ,, i E ti BOB COMPTON 23 if ffl lil '4Comps" is a sub full-back and half-back who could always be depended on for a gain, He is a hard man to fpfl tackle because of his peculiar method of ground-gaining! Wax a running, stumbling fall. This can be vouched for by all ,if QA the scrubs who have ever tried to tackle him. The saying 97 E is that no team is stronger than its scrubs, but with Bob Fr and the rest of our reserve men we have little fear as to the strength of our team. , ii I I fi f. X' l fi. X iz l ff la 1' BURL KING f, Burl was a reserve man that could always be depended jg, on to fill any place in the line. ln all the games Burl lj? played, never did his work show up as well as it did in Qfffl the Waco game. Time and time again Waco hurled her kEk,",kfL powerful Offense against our line, but Burl stood his 2f!'1'ff ' ground. On the offense as well as on the defense, Burl Xlgjf'-' was a powerful factor. Qi, 1 ill 145 if Wil 'f is fi M5 l fi Ki 4 v V, if P SAM JOHNSON U' 4 A good string of substitutes is one of the things that :ji make the Abilene High School team what it is. And 'W 'A '4Uncle" was one of the best, for he was always ready. Xt fig Whenever he carried the ball, interest in the game picked 17-,l up. for at times his spectacular runs were as exciting as if Qt those of 'tDuh" and Stevens. M 9 'ff 5 , U O5 Vg if Q? s, Q I lu Yi -84- I +, . - -'N ,59f'2 fs, ilQ,f ' ' 'CL' XSL '27 f I fi f 1 l l l W A' "1 lf! ff. riff 'W ,. ,l sl I l l ., .l Q? tl ll ll L. qlxfyi 7,-,g,..,'... if M, -'A -gl. fmf' 'Q Tliiliil 5,..ff,-i-- Xe ll, E514 Z ada, ii fi 'Qt ii 1- Tuesday, September 25 ABILENE 7-STAMFORD 0 The initial game of the season, played with Stamford, was a terrific struggle, the score 7-0 showing in a measure, the fierceness of the combat. Neither team knew itself, that is to say that since this was the first game for both schools, neither eleven showed very close team work. But every one will admit that Stamford had a defense that was almost invincible. The Stamford crew showed their strength once by holding Abilene for downs on the 10-yard line. The only score of the game was made in the last five minutes of play, during which time the Eagles advanced the ball from midfield by a series of end runs, line bucks, and forward passes down to the 9-yard line where, on the third down, Pete passed the ball across the goal line to Leroy Jennings, a substitute who had taken Brooks' place on end. Pele kicked goal as the whistle blew. Saturday, October 6 ABILENE 62-EASTLAND 0 Two weeks after the Stamford game, we met Eastland and had an easy victory over her, beating the Red and Black warriors by the score of 62-0. Wonders had been worked with Eagles due to the efforts of Coach Shotwell, and We opened the game with a rush that has always been characteristic of old Abilene High. ln the first quarter, we secured the lead and, although East- land fought hard, maintained it throughout the game. All of our subs and part of the second team men were used, but they proved their meltle by making touchdowns almost at will during the final quarter. Friday, October 12 ABILENE 25--COMANCHE 0 By beating the Comanche eleven, we drove another peg into the ladder in our climb for the State Championship, The Eagles gave the Comanches' a perfect exhibition of broken-field run- ning when Steve galloped for sixty yards and put over a touchdown. Steve was not the only one to do stellar playing, however, for Bounds, Dub, Chile, and Pete all came in for their share of the honors. Mason and Boyd starred for Comanche. -85-K ,, , ,, - X 5:3551 , 7 'X - A. f 'fxfifgnt ,1 f' V' f 1 A 4 1-gl P2 V l 5 l at AC4 1 ,Q 1 , L Q ' 'ft it . fl l fi ' f .xx QQ s C , N 5- : ., 3 , .E - .. A Friday, October 19 ABILENE 104.-DUBLIN 0 We smashed the Dublin aggregation by the top-heavy score of 104--0. The Eagles got the ball at the beginning of the game and made a touchdown in the first three minutes of play, after which touchdowns came frequently. Several times Abilene received the ball on the kick-off and ran through for a touchdown. The longest run of the game, a distance of eighty yards, was made by Steve when he scored a touchdown through right tackle. The interference of the Eagles was a pretty thing to watch. Every man was in his place, and the Dublin team was unable to break through to the man with the ball. At length Dublin was forced to stop playing in the third quarter because she did not have enough substitutes to re- place the men who were forced out of the game on account of injuries. Friday, October 26 ABILENE 59-BIG SPRING 0 We moved up another round in our climb for the State championship when we beat Big Spring to the tune of 59-0. This made our fifth victory, and brought the total number of our points scored this season to 2579 as yet the Eagles' goal line was uncrossedf The Eagles drove their talons into the Big Spring aggregation, and at no time was our goal line in danger, while we crossed their goal line nine times. Four of the touchdowns were the results of forward passes, one of an intercepted pass, and the remaining four came as the results of straight football. Probably the most brilliant feature of the game was Seep Browne's interception of a Big Spring forward pass and his racing sixty yards for the goal. Bob Compton also showed his ability as a broken-field runner when he ran forty yards through the entire Big Spring team for a touchdown. Saturday, November 11 ABILENE 74-BRECKENRIDGE 0 At the beginning of the season, Breckenridge was considered the strongest team that Abilene would have to meet in District 3, but as a fan expressed it, 'fBreckenridge had a lot of beef, and .861 .Maj--. .W -N4 ' .V f- -I, . -- - 4 . ,fa-L A ,mmf . 5, aa.. J 5. .t .ag gf. L -..IL A - they thought they had a football teamf, By teamwork and a better knowledge of football in all its stages, the Eagles smothered Breckenridge by 3 score of 74-0. The Green and White warriors were able to make only one first down during the entire game fthis was done in the last minute of play on a forward passl while the Abilene team made a total of thirty-three first downs. The Oil City crew fought hard, but they were overwhelmed by the Eagles, offensive, but even so, a good many breaks were against the Green and White. Abilene, who took the offensive in the first part of the game and kept it the greater part of the time, pushed across a touchdown in the first four minutes of play. During the fourth quarter, when all the subs were in the game, and they were pushing across touchdowns almost at will a Breckenridge man was heard to say, HAbilene has seven backfield men! and each one of them is about as good as the other," Tuesday, November 16 ABILENE 19-CISCO 7 Every football team has its off day, the day we met Cisco was our "Friday l3." According to dope, the Eagles had a 64--point edge on the Lobos, but the dope bucket was turned over. The backfield of any team Cannot win without the support of the line. The Eagles did not play as a perfect machine but as eleven individuals. This was most likely due to their underestimating Cisco's strength. Cisco fought hard and put across a touchdown, a feat that only Boody Johnson could do last year. Red Smith, Cisco's right tackle and the greatest menace to the Eagles line, broke through the line several times and smeared as many plays. The Eagles scored during the opening minutes of play in the second quarter, but Red Smith broke through and ruined Pete's chance for the extra point. A penalty and 21 fumble then gave Cisco the ball. A Cisco man caught, juggled, and finally held what appeared to be an imp0ss'lf e forward pass. He was brought down on the 5-yard line, and on the fourth down the Lobos pushel 'UWC' t2 0 fl xl ,,. ,ft t t Mi pl ff VJ Q? 1, if ,f 56' , , f. w' t f if 1 fl 'fil lf , l . . l . . f t l lil .fl ffl fl 4-ol l t clit t l txt, tlii V. 9. "fl X 5 l..i fl itll 31,5 .ft ut lf! ,i .3 1 ...A fl 4 ,Y N p V ,J 1,7 ext l 'H l l I .' lil. ffl lf? l 'fl N Q l , 'K I fl :ft ffm QT ilgl N if 5 ,gg C ,. Yyfvi-. ,Qi J-' Vi 1 Z i9 tg. 14 12 52 PZ TQ 'Xu t ri Q .yi A K, fl f 5 1 ef ii it N N x, by fl , f 1-t. 39, 4.4 X. - AQ! ""i ' f"'f"VS MV ' was ET' Aw L., . rf' ft' , L g, Eu- PQ - ff., ' f -171 1 '1..f4.fQQ'Q.iZj' X L r r.. g ,. .125 'EE.J.'a.5I"i ,Et 'Q gqgf ..-ggjgav ft 'A .ft C 1 if 'LQ 1,1 tg., rift V., 5.1 fj YA I-"'+., ft 9 X fi in Xie W across a touchdown, and kicked goal just as the whistle for the half blew. ,fe The Eagles were unable to score during the third period, and it surely did look dark for a while. But in the fourth quarter, the Eagles came back with the fight that has won for us many yi ' a time when everything else had failed, and carried the pigskin across Cisco's goal line twice. The final whistle blew just as we brought our score up to 19. if' h Z? Friday, November 23 Z ABILENE 53-STEPHENVILLE 0 Z For four times in as many consecutive years Abilene has been the undisputed champion of 94 District 3. By smothering Stephenville with the score 53-0, we again maintained this honor. , Although the Eagles outweighed the Yellow Jackets twelve pounds to the man, the Stephen- ville team put up, in the first quarter, the strongest offense we had met up to that time. But the A Yellow Jackets were strong on the defense as well as on the offense, and they displayed their fj strength by once holding us for downs on our 4'-yard line. 'iffy The main event of the day came when Steve thrilled the crowd as he side-stepped, dodged, and stiff-armed his way sixty-four yards for a touchdown. Although the stands were filled with Stephenville rooters-for the game was played at Stephenville-he was given a mighty cheer, 54? Friday, November 30 55,1 ABILI-:NE 95-FORT STOCKTON 0 The biadistrict game was played on the West Texas Fair Park gridiron. This game could hardly he called a combat-a track meet would be a more suitable name-for Abilene piled up gd ffl lf' -8a- V 52 ,msfxii 1 A.H .im maori? XXV t,ifAL,, - --NA Q-aj, 1 y -vw g- frma '19 24-FLLXSHLIGI-IT ,J Q. ' N ,ft i - I f 5 I l ,X rv 1 A fr lil Lili Ifpi Nl vft wg nqrkz 7 ,af Eg, ffl 41 l lj! fl fi Fil J, iff Xl, J I xt lil ,ffl l ffl , ff A ici 649. lX,g,r'i '44 fffr f V " .l,,X- ,, yfffbt ninety-five points in less than three quarters, a feat accomplished for the second time this season. It is not intended to cast any reflection on the Fort Stockton team, but it must be admitted that they were so far outclassed by our warriors that they hardly furnished us scrimmage practice. As , evidence of this fact, Fort Stockton was able to make only nine yards during the entire game, and Q W2 a first down was out of the question. if! W1 ji Abilene received the ball on Fort Stockton's fifty-nine yard line, and in five downs we pushed 41 across the goal line. Touchdowns followed in rapid succession until, at the end of the half, the 4 ld score stood 82-0 in favor of Abilene. Fort Stockton, realizing the hopelessness of her situation, gave up the game in the third quarter. By winning this game, we won the championship of Dis- tricts 3 and 7. fr 9 S 4, 4 If r .vt 4 Saturday, December 8 16 KN' 1 ABILENE 48-AMARILLO 0 1 life By defeating the Golden Sandstorm, we annexed to our list of victories the championship fr of Districts 1 and 2. Amarillo came to Abilene determined to get revenge for the defeat suffered c' ' by them at our hands last year, but they met a team more determined than ever to defeat them again. The Golden Sandstorm took a funnel shape in the first quarter, but the Eagles settled the dust in the last three quarters. After all is said, it must be admitted that if Kelly, the Sandies' , left half had been able to stay in the game, the score might have taken on a different aspect. X lil The game was full of thrills. Early in the contest it looked as if Steve had broken the tie 4 when he crossed the goal line with the pigskin, but he was called back because he was off-side. V 1 ,1 2 LQ la , -89- jo 7 Mews- 6--t t N if affix? 23 2 f ..... .-..h-,..,....t. . f.ffSi5gfSls1Q.5.Xfs Q.zQiYiX:,L lxlibfflriijig . S . QZ!f'ygLi7,.f?z'1.f,!7, 7.f1f.4!2fLQf!f'!a.e1Jl,ZQfi4f 1 Q., x 'X 5 ,- L... Thus Abilene lost her only chance of scoring during the initial quarter. During this quarter Amarillo was strongest, making three consecutive first downs. During the second and the third quarters the Eagles scored fourteen points, but it remained until the fourth quarter for the shower of points to come-we Htotedi' the pigskin across the goal line five times in that quarter. Dub brought the spectators to their feet when he intercepted a pass on Amarillo's 20-yard line and breezed eighty yards for a touchdown. Friday, December 14 ABILENE 25-WICHITA FALLS 0 The Eagles exemplified the fact that team work is better than one-man playing when they defeated the Coyotes. To Leo Baldwin, Wichita's lanky left half, who was said to be the best backfield man in Texas high school football, must go the honor of being the outstanding player of both teams. Wichitais attack was centered around Baldwin, and in defeating him, we defeated Wichita, The game in the first quarter looked as if it would settle into a match of strength and force against strength and force, but the superior team work, the better playing, and the greater knowledge of football possessed by the Eagles won for Abilene. The first quarter passed with neither side's scoring. In the second quarter, Dick grabbed Baldwinis punt on the 10-yard line and lumbered across the goal line. In the third quarter Steve, running true to form, stepped off sixty-seven yards for a touchdown-the longest single gain of the game. In the fourth quarter Baldwin gave Abilene a clear case of heart failure when he broke loose and ran forty-yards. It looked as if he were good for a touchdown, but he failed to take into consideration Tubby, who crept up on him and made a beautiful tackle from behind. This game settled the championship for Northern Texas, and again gave us the chance to mix it with Waco, the champions of Southern Texas. T eff- TTHE T9 7 ELXESIQ MGMT ,f .lj 1. ,i 1 ,-7 ,M 1 Q 1 .KJ 4 1 f A if I ff f f f f 4.2. 6, ,Mm A A g .,., 3.92, fb Jai! "J M RSE TEA -ft.-Rss. -f' ,fi Q - QQ V W el it , Q? V1 Z 5 1' S135 5 ff yt ef 7 2 fx Q KT? at ,Ai any , Vt " ij V? 2 ft Z 1 W ff i 93 QQ ' fgfly . , My w V4 if if swf td 491 fl If ,ffl w 141 S, ,fl , 'Q :Qi E lj' iff If D iffy? cj W if fy, W! ff?" - . 'Mil ' " HTXLTX it F . XX x .' y M535 ' 951 Friday, December 21 zgfp ABILENE 3-WACO 0. 545 s ft ,I ,f . l W' The Eagles screamed and sank their talons deep into the Tigers' fleshg the Tigers roared, If bit, and scratched, but the Eagles came out victoriousi by three scratches. By defeating the QQ gi Tigers, the Eagles gained revenge for the defeat suffered at the Tigers' claws last year. Qi ft The scene of this memorable battle was on the muddy, rain-soaked, grid-iron of the Fair 1. t Park Stadium, Dallas, on the drab Friday afternoon of December 21. By drowning the Waco - ,i Tigers in the slush, we won the State championship'-the thing we had been slaving and working 14 5 for for four years. iff, To name the heroes of the State championship team would be to name every man on that gf' wonderful team, for the honor was won by eleven men working together as a perfect, well-oiled X 'f machine. But the names of Pete Hanna, Dub Wooten, and Herring Bounds will go down in the jf history of Abilene High because their work was more noticeable than that of the others. Pete .ET 3 rose to the dizzy heights of fame when he kicked the field goal that won for us the championship L of Texas. Fans still wonder how Dub maintained his footing on that muddy field. On a dry field . Dub's return of punts for such great distance would have been marvelous, but on that slippery S surface-adjectives cannot describe his performance. Bounds stood out for his wonderfully well- placed punts and his effective interference as he ran for Dub on return punts. 1 7 Y .'Z ,, Qi 1 2 rf" vli , , it W5 vi: -91- 'g 1542: W ,. . , i- , ,H 15'??aea ,f 'E' I?fY,g7a,sQxL,ff-'sg-givin.51Qi1Q:Q1."gl- TTffifQ"j5Q,g4.iK f . Q' CL?-' ix!" QQLJ Ab FTHE FLASTTLTGHT W 121.11 ' - r 'i 1 1 f K if if f 'ff V .X- .Zz T9 rf H f 12 7 35 j . 4 57 32+ 1 ti .xg A T L V .4 td. V ft 7 As the statistics verify, Abilene clearly outplayed Waco in every department of the game. except in passing, and the Eagles did not try any passes. Waco lost her best chance to score when she fumbled the ball on Abilene's 7-yard line, The second quarter was a hard fight through- out, during which time- Abilene made two first downs, and the period closed without either fl. team's gaining any noticeable advantage. Both sides were getting desperate. The fourth quarter was almost gone when Abilene punted over the goal line. .lust as Kelly, Waco's right half, tried if and end run from the 20-yard line, he fumbled, and Dick, scooping up the ball, ran several yards Z nearer the Waco goal line before he was brought to the ground. In three downs, the ball was Z placed squarely in front of the goal posts. Pete dropped back to the 25-yard line and place- kicked the mud-covered pigskin squarely between the uprights. The Abilene fans went wild, and, right then, there was not one who would not have gladly given everything he or she poss- sessed to Pete. The Tigers started an aerial attack in the last few minutes of play, making two good gains on passes. But in spite of this advantage, Boody Johnson miserably failed when he X tried to drop-kick from the 32-yard line. The ball was recovered by Abilene on her 4-yard line, if and here it rested when, a minute later, the final whistle blew that brought to Abilene the State I championship. This was indeed the grand finale of a glorious season for the unconquerable Eagles, the toast of Abilene High and the pride of all Texas. - --"f f'-1-sr-rf--T-fs-""r'v 'ffvrff-'r ' ' 192-Q fi N ,XX XX., px, A t, LK , ctt. ,xsgtjgfg A.H,.V. QijjZ2Q12:2QZ22Q'77ff ifwztrffvvIZJU43, CFI-IE 19241-FLCXSHLIGI-IT w E . Q 1401.0 THAT LINE! Y W :QI V , 1 fl Q f if K V, f Zi W Q W W4 9752 GK Dumps w W Z ,J Q I Q MS 32 2' I. -93- fftfl we x 7-1232 E. AHA .S J Km, BASKETBALL A X gl 9 Ziff" :i2i!!!i'f 41l!ll!! ,I IQII' QU f, w ! I ,. Wx' V X ,mmy 2 3l .. 'W' , KQQQTXA rx! 5 1 Lj:gQ.,i'li1 aw J 3 A, fo, 1 if V A Chrane Stephens Capt. Browne Walters Cilbreath Coons Donald Compton Wells Coach Shotwell Basket ball We have had a successful season in basketball, even if we did lose the county title to Guion after we had won the championship of the northern part of the county. We annexed victories from several strong teams, among which was Stamford, who had not been defeated for seventeen consecutive games. Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene Abilene High ,..,...., High ..,.. High ....,,,,. High ,,v,i High ..,.. High ..... High .....,.,, High ........, High ...., High .....,.,. High ...,...,. High .....,,.. High .,... RECORD OF THE SEASON 18 26 25 34 14 20 13 14 11 23 28 27 -96- V x,.- 4 w:. Stamford High .... Stamford High .... Cisco High ....,,..... Merkel High ....,,, Loraine High .,...... Guion High ...,,..... Breckenridge High Breckenridge High Stamford High ...... Lubbock High ...... Lubbock High ...... Breckenridge High Breckenridge High f R 1, .1 Nl f 'XA wi gi 1 iQ fl :A il ,K . ki 3 A 4 .if ti . ZA 1 .4 ,Q Y lj? .25 X TIZA ll ,YQ , 1 X QQ? if f 2 S X X x .4 , XXA X X NX J ' 1--1+ SFX M f , I fX W fa W A be V7 , K ,Q ,' ' 4 W ff f fe 97- Track As early as January there were a few men working the kinks out of their mus- cles, but track practice proper, under the direction of Coach Shotwell, did not start until the latter part of February. On account of the early date of going to press, we are unable to give the results of the county and district meets, but as the time for these events draws near, the prospects for a winning track team look bright. Among the letter men back this year are Captain Bryan, Pete Hanna and Bill Rathmell. Dick will surely show some one strong competition in the hurdles, Pete is still covering the middle distances in record time, and Bill is showing up well in the weights. The most promising of the new- comers this year is Roy Stevens, who comes to us from Merkel. Steve was third high point man at the State meet last year, winning second in both the 100 and 220- yard dashes and Hrst in the broad jump. He also starred in football this year with the Eagles. Arlos Cilbreth is another honor man in the State meet last year, winning third in the half mile, class B. We hope that the 1924 track team will win laurels for themselves and glory for Abilene High School. -98, ff TENNI - ff'-' O g MMO' Judging from present indications, it seems that Abilene will he well represented in tennis this year. The girls, under the direction of Mrs. Hicks, are showing up nicely,fRay and May Wood in the doubles and Alice Southworth in the singles. The boys under lVlr. Allen, are fighting hard for places on the teams, and it looks as if we are going to send all our teams to Austin this year. A Cfaxm -99- 1 L -100- BASEBALL -ifl..-1 '43,-if ,Q f X I 5 A LM!! as fy' NX XXX Y Qt, , "jf .XX , U ' - ' 1 x I ' ' '4 a5f"i?AQl4 QQ f' :g fi 1i f f pf X I K wfi X Xxfwbx J X ' 'X . 5 A ' - . Afal ' Q7'zYALhu?f -401- Baseball Baseball practice under the direction of Coach Adams started March the first. There are between forty and fifty men coming out reguarly, and with seven letter men back, the chances for a winning team look good. The annual American- National game is to be played on March the eighteenth. A three-day series of games has been scheduled with the Golden Sandstorm at Amarillo, to be played on April 27, 28, and 29. A game has also been arranged with Rotan, but the date for playing has not been set yet. 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Why, on some occasion, with a ribbon on thy head, Dost thou dress up in gaudy green and red? Dost thou seek the lover's kiss of a modern cavalier? If not, why dost thou wear the headdress of one who sits so near? I know thou dost not like to talk, Especially to a mortal who the lowly earth must walk, But Goddess, as I before thee bow, Wilt thou answer just one question now? 0 Diana fair, for four long years have I sat here by thy side, When I am gone, oh tell rne, if thou canst decide, Wilt thou remember me as I will remember thee, or still Wilt thou forget me as all these other mortals will? -THOMAS LANE. -104- .,gr, ,..........mi, T l:s:z1lss:liL........frnIllini! 'OIIIIMIIImm....,,.m:alammmm,....: ff, THE FLASHLI GH T p re s e n ts Miss Ticlclles McGintie Fz,,xsHl,lGHT Qu-:law Miss Vera Hall MOST BMUTIVUL GIRL T f I T pg Herring Bounds i 'f' Nl MOST HANDSOME BOY - Miss Helen Paxton MOST POPULAR GIRL James Hanna MOST POPULAR BOY Miss Faye Estes BEST ALLROUND GIRL W. 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As the game which opens the football season ended in a scoreless tie, and since the Army won the ticket selling, the Navy was in charge of the reception, however the Army 'cchipped inn and shared the expense. At eight olclock the crowd began to gather, and by eight-thirty it had assumed ap- preciable proportions. The program, consisting of group contests, jokes, and games, was so very well organized that every minute was full of hilarious fun. This verv successful affair was culminated by refreshments consisting of chocolate ice cream cones, which were enjoyed to the utmost by two hundred happy enthusiastic guests. JUNIOR-SENIOR HALLOWE,EN PARTY On the cold misty evening of October 27, the Juniors gave a Halloween party honoring the Seniors. At seven-thirty olclock, the ghosts crept up the stairway, and halted at the door which led to the beautifully decorated 'LYW rooms. At the door each ghost had to expose his identity. ln turn, he was given a number, a pencil, and paper, and sent in to recognize his ghost friends, and to write their names on his paper. The one who collected the greatest number of names was awarded a handsome prize. Witches, dens were stationed in each corner of one of the rooms, and every spook had a chance to have his fortune told by a wise old witch. After everyone was gathered into one room, the lights were turned off, and a very weird ghost tale was told by Miss Empress Young. Music and singing were furnished during the entire event. When all were unmasked, everybody took part in a snake dance. During the latter part of the party, a long line was formed and each guest in turn was served a plate containing an all-day sucker in witch costume as a plate favor, pumpkin pie, and coffee. This was one of the happiest events of the year. GLEE CLUB PARTY The NYU halls became the scene of much merry making as the boys and girls of the Abilene High School Glee Clubs gathered to celebrate their coming out. Eats, fit for the followers of Euterpe, were passed, but these served only to tease our palates forgalasl glossy snakes, celebrating the victory of the Eagles, danced in, and suddenly all was dark. When Pluto reigned no more, behold! there were no snakes, likewise, no refreshments. But singers shouldnit be fat. fll6- 1'iYC'fK oft?-Pi x,,1,., . U4 .-,, .Q E V5.1 WMO Ark KTNM Y ,4 if ' X1 eff 14 ' ,f , H5 ' Vfi V fl If , iff? ,f i 146 I 5 A was Q 1 , . I 3 'fp' If , fi! , Q45 " f , ,D 7 x,- ' 1 X. . . ,E , Qi ' r I 1! 1 , , 1 , up M , sw V i m YL 1 f M . ' w L23 A frfflg . I ,fbi X 4 1 45: A ' L' N L ' ,,'3'L.,z , A 'f "ff ,V I .ff 171: jf fffw fifflfff T4 Q42 i f Y Q ., 4 z ,F 25' f ,,, V, ff' ' ef 'fs If ,I rf? 'viz' jf 1 fy ,CQ , . ,fY, 5 -'Y' - Gi Mx ,if Wx 7. 12 P, , , ff' ' :Zi W fxfy , if 'ln xx 'A . 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V era Hall Tokiaki ....,.......,...... ..,....,,......... A utra Whisenant Musical Director .,,...... ........Miss Mary Jane Kelso Dramatic Director ..,,.. ........ M iss Myrtle Trantham Stage Manager ......,,. ..,.......... C layton McCauley Accompanist .......... ....,,....,......t L ucile Smith Business Manager ....... ,...................,... .....,,....... W i nneford Crossley Costume Designer ...,.......,...,...........,..,............,.,.....t Mrs, Eugene Pearce Maids: Lois Danner, Elizabeth Russell, Mary Virginia Austin, Josephine Gavin, Ellie Mae Slaughter, Violet Turner, Gladys Stephens, Bessie Green, Lorena Cook, and Pauline Cook. Student Dentists: Floyd Thomas, Archie Jackson, Hugh Cockerell, Winneford Crossley, Woodard Robbins, J. Frank Coffman, Robert Coffman, Stuart Leach, Clayton McCauley, and Paul Moore. Courtiers: Erman Miller and Arlos Gilbreth. Geishas: Faye Estes, Vernelle Stimson, Katherine Brady, Mary Ryan, Madge McCauley, Madie Bryan, Juanita Bacon, and Virginia Surface. I 1 , 118 .,. Y -,,,.. K R KA Y'i7-S2535 ' f41i2Vi1',,, , wr N- 1 A. H. .S ,ff-W,,,,Lw,-N-,,,,,-W,,,Q,l, .T rr: v--L 0 ts? 41- F .P on II 1- P-4 CU II v-3 SW X .fi 4. Z. lg lgl Q. W f 2 Za L7 P2 7 1 V 3 22 A w '1 W .Z 1 X iQtaQaaQljt VTE-elif U iriilfltbiilllaiifilfliyip 1fi3i?f'f FOOTBALL BOX PARTY To none other than the Majestic at Dallas was afforded the pleasure of being the first to have as guests the members of the victorious football team from the West. From box seats adorned with those gold and black blankets smeared with the precious mud from a victorious gridiron, that valiant team and its beloved coach enjoyed a theatre party-yes, enjoyed it,fe-for it was indeed a treat just to sit and Watch the stars in another field of action Without having to exert any physical or even mental effort. No form of entertainment in recognition of their enviable achievement could have been enjoyed more. VICTORY I turned lo the cliotionary For a worfl I COUtlllll,l spell, Anil closerl the book when I hall found it Anti zlippeil my pen in the well. Then, I thought to myself, HH0w was it?" With a sense of inward pain, And still 'twas a little floubtfztl, So I turned to the book again. This time I relnarhezl, allow easyfv Als I lnuttererl each letter oler, But when I got to the inklvell, 'Twas gone, as it went before. Then I grabbezl that dictionary Anal I spell its pages through, .finrl unfler my nose I put it, With that lloubtful moral in view. I helzl it clown with my bolly While I gripperl my pen quite fast, Anil I howlefl, as I tracezl each letter, 'Clive got you now, AT LASTJH ---J. HERMAN CoRLEY -119-- ,I Q Wi L' ff' M c f S ,Q tj ,l is X nv , ,fl f 12 A fi T. X gl lfl jf MQ F E 3 I - l ,V j S 'Z ' r t s N3 3,4 ' 'ft ,f. rf, , 2 viii vi Vx . 'l ffl' f lfg ,Cl 'Qi ' A r '94 J t C, p X wf fs. eras 19 za t?LfiSHLlGH'l' uflllfl weave rolled old Waco On the sod, on the sod Rah! Rah! Rah! lt was all the nine hundred of Abilene High marching in time to a now triumphant uSWing.7, First came Mr. Green and Coach, followed by the band, the team in uniform, the Pep Squad in coats of gold and black, the scrubs, the student body. Down First Street to Chestnut, across to Oak, to Pine, to the station, to the Baptist Church! Crowds along the wayfand cheers. Abilene had won the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! The Silver Football was hers. At the church there was a wait while Mr. Henderson, head of Interscholastic work in Texas, was coming. The band swung into a march: 4'When Abilene's old men all fall in linef' Certainly it must have echoed down South First. Cheers -more music growing into a storm of applause when Henderson ap- peared. - In the address which followed, Abilene was given the tribute due to clean sportsmanship and athletic ideals. At last a package was held to view and the wrapping removed. Every head bent for- ward. It was the silver football, symbol of championship, which had for three years approached almost within grasp of Abilene High, then had eluded her eager fingers. On a polished ebony stand it rested in all shimmering beauty a memento to the year when Hanna, Bounds, Hembree, Wooten, Rathmell, Wells, Bryan, Stevens, King, Watson, Brooks, Flesher, and Browne plugged doggedly to victory, a memory of that last year Coach Shotwell belonged to Abilene High, more than all an incentive to 'ccarry onw through years to come toward the goal Abilenels men have set-fair-square ideals, clean sportsmanship, victory! THE EAGLES, BANQUET uThe Eagles swooped down like a wolf on the fold And devoured the Pep Squad arrayed in black and gold. Not the real live girls, but the lollipop kind That marked where they sat when with Judge Caldwell they dined. It was a memorable feast for the Eagles at Mary Frances Hall When the fudge and the Cowboys made merry for all." -120- ffl 54 ffl 356 V Q lc Y: ,X VA ff' I s 1 'r ,V I Q, J. Q: iff' l, ,l yall? , fy ' att? rf! 74. Vx ggi Liana In , 1 3 sf I ll l f A 7,1 HU f t 264 M K "I ' A ffl 1' Ml S-1. 'f' 1 ffl it tif af, V fl ,ac , , t . f:-as-W fd -21. fix! ' ,Q MEi1Lsg,- A. H. . S. M-3' ,f ..,Q,f.fraytt,.,,,t,., . 4 ' Ywom fxQ'7'lXf U 5 Q 'W x A 'Q i n H - Cy ' Ng O ff B K V 'i 1 nf' 'Q tl l l 4. F 7. tg I4 4 I 4 I I if If ld :Zi 1 fx I 5. xc 1 it fl J t if , Li 5, tz t in' U FTHE 'lg 2f4lfl3L"iSil LiGl-IT if f' F, . , at Q vs ..-19 l If A tu. I" 1, i .7 5,4 Th S ' ' ' 4 ' e pzrzt of Z J., ' 'l PRIZE WINNING STORY tif , by . P ernelle Samson I, m The last day for practice had arrived, Tomorrow the big game was on. Tomorrow at two- thirty, Weston's players would go on the field to battle for the gridiron championship. For four l'L long years they had worked, fought, and prayed, this year piling up the highest score in the state, EQ with their goal line crossed only once. Todayis practice and tomorrow-the agony, the suspense- jf, all would be over. For several of the fellows this was the last game, and they were determined 53" to win. lndeed, they must carry .the blue and gold to victoryl l The team came early to this last practice. An eager team it was, and in splendid condition- lf, seemingly. A swift succession of punts and downsg then a puzzled frown darkened the face of Coach as he watched a tall player across the field-Stanley Garside, wonder right halfback and 1 captain of the team, affectionately dubbed g'Stan,' by his friends and admirers. ln truth, though ,. still a boy of eighteen, he had scores of ardent admirers and some hero worshippers. "Stan can do it,', they would say. He could-at least he always had. A bad play from the right halfbackl 4 Another and then another! All during practice Stan had made bad plays. Was he so worried ,' about tomorrow's game? lt was not like Stan, this nervousness, softness, and the lag in his light- it ning run. Coach frowned again. What was wrong? Q fl There was a whistle, and the players gathered about Coach. He spoke in quiet tones of 41 authority. 4 , l 'Alf every man goes into the game with his mind made up to win, we CAN'T lose." tj. He glanced sharply at Stan. and his lips set in a hard line. Those tired eyes and that worn- ffffffg out look spoke of orders disregarded, late hours. Coach stepped closer and detected a faint 'lqfff odor of cigarette. He started to speak, then checked himself, The boys were watching him, their jlffffi Coach-a little fellow-the greatest, the best, the cleanest high-school coach in the state. 1117 "Stan, you may turn in your suit!" he snapped,his brown eyes blazing. "You're not fit to play. Wleive no place for youf, Practice started again, leaving Stan on the sidelines in a daze. He made his way blindly to the hllule Burn." Later. the boys came, but there was not the laughter, yelling, whistling, and singing that always accompanied the showers and dressing after practice. Instead a strained silence pervadcd all. f - In front of Weston High stood Stan's gray roadster, and toward this he directed his steps. I He crawled in, slumped down in the seat, and set his foot heavily upon the gas. The car shot out into the lake road at a more than necessary speed and wound through the foothills at an insane pace, making the last turn towards the big lake, on two wheels. Stan had forgotten the treacherous sand beds. Mechanically he applied the brakes, the car swerved, plowing headlong into a roadside bank. Stan stepped out, still dazed, and strode the remaining distance to the lake. Completely exhausted, he sank down by the wateris edge and buried his bead in his hands. C, Hours and hours he sat thus. a mocking in his ears: i'You're not fit to play. We've no place for you." if The fellows stood about him, with a look in their eyes, questioning, almost pitying. Coachl Coachl He could not face the accusing eyes even in thoughtg yet they were there-blazing. "Stanley," called a soft voice. Why. nobody now ever called him that. "Stanley,,' it came ,,f again. He looked up into the face of his beautiful mother. That she should see him there-he X, shuddered. She knelt down by him and placed her arm about his shoulder. What a relief! "Look, son," she said after a time, pointing out across the water. There before him lay Wes- ton. She told him of its hopes, its possibilities, its future-an educational center unequaled, a city if -122- ggi 1 'ga ' ffl 1 I-QW. -. or-.rar-'iffffiis-sas assi' sstrisgilir, H Q ,tfjgaf---3571,-7 ,Tfs-5,3,ffff-V,e,f-f-fvff-A ,f 1' -5- x..-U ----...---V.-- ,, ..,,,,.- ,,.,,,.,. . . , - AAA, S, ,,,, 1,s,,,4.,,..,c.,... ,,., ,,,,f,,,,w,1T at F74 PZ? 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Oh, he did love it. Those colors? He wanted to walk over the water to it all, crying out that he was not yellow. not a traitor. The sun was up when he awoke. By degrees he was himself again. What was it-this feeling of duty? Stan arose and went to his car, bnt to his surprise found a broken axle. For the first time, he realized the distance that he had made, He must recover that before two-thirty. Would a lift come? It came. A shackly old car passed, and he hailed it. Somehow they reached Weston High just as the one oiclock whistle blew. At the north door Stan met Coach and grabbed his arm. i'Coach, you were right to put me out yesterday. I was doing things wrong. Iive changed. Something has happened to me. Iive got to do my part for Weston High. l owe it to her." Coach was like a man of stone. "Coach, I'm out-I know. I'm not asking to be back in. but can't I put on my suit-just this last time-and sit on the sidelines? lill carry water, do anything just to be there-dressed in the old colorsefor the old school. Coach, can't l? Coach, you don't know what it'll mean. Can't I, Coach? Can't I?', he pleaded. Coach looked straight at him, then nodded his head. How slowly those three quarters of the game passed, and the hours and hours long they had been. The fourth quarter came. Score 0-0. Could Weston do it? Stan had torn up the ground where he sat, and had almost gritted his teeth out, More than he had ever done, he fer- vently prayed. At that moment the reserve right halflmaek was knocked out. ,Xlready the team had begun to weaken. Would Weston fail? Stan sprang to the little man. 'LCoach, hels hurtl Let me in!" A few seconds passed. 'ACoach, welve got to do it. It's my team. They trust me. I can do more with them, tired as they are, than anybody else. Coach, for Gods sake let me in!" Silence. "You canit say no. I've got to! You've got to send somebody ing they're waiting on you. We can do it." UGO on. Report to the referee." Had a miracle happened? From where did the team's new strength come? The spectators went mad. In a trance Stan heard strange signals faintly reaching his ear. From instinct only, he caught the ball and plunged forward. When he got his breath again. signals were being called. Again he caught the ball, and was nailed to the ground with a short gain. More signals, He was up running for the goal, something drawing him on. He plunged across. After a time he felt himself being raised in the air. In the arms of his laughing. crying, and shouting team he was paraded over the field. When he was lowered to the ground, a hand gripped his. It was that of Coach. M124- fi Q 4 YV ,, gl 1 :UI X 14, v 1, .1 H 1 V1 f , 1 '1 1 V l 1 1 J 1 , 1 Nl V , Vi W: ffl P 1 CTHE T9 ZCLEIASHLIGHT f 1 6 4 ff 1 14579 fi V? J 1 Z at X M W 4 1 bf V 17 fl, Zi! W' 413' V15 Qi! if QV 14 V1 575 4' 'X :Q fi ,fix ff! J YS 122 C' X f' pg 1 iii! 'J 324 1 22 E5 14 if, 562 1 M , 1f --125-- I 1 X ' nd., . Aj-1.5. 1 N '11'1 1 Q Crue tqzatrtasntionr Mr. Klingman: When a Japanese student fails a course at the university, he jumps into the ocean. Miller Harris: I'm glad that isn't a cus- tom in this country. Helen Paxton: I insist that zero will go into one once. Mark: All right. You get a gallon buck- et and a barrel of nothing and see how long it will take you to fill the bucket. George Stowe: Pete was almost drowned last night. Grace: Really? How? George: The pillow slipped, the bed spread, and he fell through the mattress in- to the spring. Miss Clack: Whom does Lady Macbeth resemble? Will Sutton: The twentieth century wo- man. Floyd Thomas: When does a variable reach its limit? Mark Anthony: When the difference be- tween them becomes less than the small end of nothing sharpened to a point. Mr. McGlamery: The people called these little bills "shin-plastersf' Bill Rathmell: I guess they carried them in their socks. K Mr. Klingman lspeaking of an article in "'l he Literary Digestvli "How many of you saw this on the North Pole?" Bill Bathmell: Thereis lots of electricity in my hair. Helen Paxton: Sure. It's connected to a dry cell. Jokes -126- Miss Woodall: "Whitt, if you should be called upon to prove that Abilene is a good place to live in, what would you tell them firstf, Whitt: 'Td tell them what beautiful colored water we have here." Of all sad words Of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: "Write this theme again!" Miss Clack: "What is the difference be- tween deer and dear?" Bill Rathmell: 'LThe first refers to an animal that is graceful and swift, but shy and timid: while the latter refers to an animal who is graceful, swift, but usually brazen and boldf' Football Player fduring Waco gamelz "You're the most wonderful girl I ever sawf' Girl in Pep Squad: "Hold that line.' Heard in the "Pep,' Squad at a football game: "Hold 'em-I know you can!" Mr. Dudley: "How is your algebra class?" Miss Harrison: S'They are just a bunch of dummies. I have taught them all I know and still they don't know a thing." Mr. Lynch, in seventh period Chemistry class: 4'l don't like for you to use slang, although it is abbreviated. Sallie, here, said in her notebook that she held a test tube of gas over a flame and it burned like Hg-. t A.H.S. or Qiffifgfffyfygggyyzfgffffff H K CTHE '19 24FLLX'SHLIGI-IT 'r 1" 1. ff I, VA 94 V4 ,,, I, ,fl ,yi y 1 1 W, f 1, ,, 1 f X4 .15 SQ gf f X IJ f J? Yip . 'X 1 eff Q 2 1 Q ,? X ai f 775 A if ul l,' 1 V ,, fl Q f f , QQ f 7 if fy lf X - 5012 4 W f g 5 4' z x C 5 4 M4 j' wg 6 5' 7 fi Wm X 5, f 6? 'f VR f ,f X f M M E , 1 H 4 3 f V -127- r- r V r THE III. A Latin class had been dis- cussing a picture of the Coliseum which was hanging in the class room. Miss R.: UI hope you see the sights of Rome before many yearsf' Rupert H. '4You know, I'd like to see the black-haired women." Miss R,: "Uh huh. Well, I'm not going especially to see the women." Rupert H.: "Uh, she is going to see the menf, Miss Clack: What is the definition of the word '4varmint?', Will Sutton: It is an animal to be avoid- edg for example, the polecat. Mr. Dudley: Girls generally choose wholesome reading matter. Cap Browne: Let them try 4'Whizz Bang." A class ques- Miss Clack fasking a IV tions on Macbethl : William, what did you think about Macduftvs son? William Swenson: Well, I think he was a half-wit. Lloyd Brown fat a Senior meetinglz "I shall let Bill Rathmell take the chair while l submit this suggestion to the classf' Bill R.: "Hand it to me." Breathes there a Fish with soul so dead Who never to a teacher has said, V When across the Study Hall an eraser he has sped, I "I didnit do itg it was the guy just ahead., -WILL SUTTON. ,lake illathmell persisted in talking non- sense when Mr. Anthony asked him to be sensible. Mr. Anthony: "Jake, I want you to get a pencil and piece of paper and write down Jokes -128- Q every thought that you have during the dayf' ,lakez 'Tm sorry, Mr. Anthony, but I'm afraid there would be all blank space." Mrs. Hicks, in Latin class, when Adolphus Jennings reads better than usual, '6Well, the baby is learning to walk." Miss Woodall in Public Speaking class: "Everett, make a sentence in which you use the word cadult'." Everett Boyd: HAdults, fifty centsf' Miss Woodall: "That is not a sentence. Now Everett, collect some other thought with that and make a sentence that is complete. Everett rises, assumes a dignified air and bleats out, '4Adults, fifty centsg chil- dren, two hitsfl ,lim Jennings in history class: "ML Klingman, why donlt you explain the les- sons more-like Mr. McClamery?" Mr. Klingman: A'0h, why, I might ruin my voice, you see I am going to Chicago to train it next winterfl In Study Hall, Bill Rathmell: "I hear you are a great poet, Fritz?" "Recite me one of your masterpieces." 'Tritzi' Southworth, without any thought of what he is going to say: "Once there was a little boy named Billy, And this little boy was so awful silly, That when he died, He got a free ride, To the land where it is never chilly." Mr. Anthony in Geometry class: 4'You can,t cut anything in two and make noth- ing out of it unless you cut an apple in two and eat it.', - ' ' 'V 1 1, X 1112412 6,1 WHEN IT SHOWS- SHTYAMQEJ 'S ON ,sc Hoon- DAYS- ff? 7- if Qyx 'G x vaun Ssasou ,,4 ffQ 2, -Q Qu 5 PASS wru. ae . f U -ff 1 - . 4, -, f Exim ,, X ,Img it x T xiouoeran 1,45 'IQ a , -- ,il-K ,'- -I ' DM .. fN fi - Y ' -rf. X ,X ff 'W' , ., 0 1 D iw ff if M- -f ' 12156 - if J Q , V 5 ,T pZ,U'R'5 ,, QM THE DEMLRITS xfwq Mc "4 u' 5 7 THE NEXT DAY... 1 ff- 4 I , ' - rHAT6exc?:eX 91 ' X - ,- v . 'su , H0 Afxf ' .iXQR9?"5ig'DF::? Tau? A FNA ,1 - " vi-A-,-,4 Y - Y- VYfyD0,P ',,,a.'r, : 2: :fm ,we N' 'ff ,JO A A A , Q7 - Dfmvo Q yrs-ss BALCONY k NA -NO X 5, fp Q ,I 9, 0 WILL NOW SIN6 9 g mmdxma Aw W. ,I Q f f 7 '- T- " 1. vf1Fl?lENfP7flfN QJEEQ- 1 THE EDLICATQD ' FOOTBALL ox.. A ' ff Wy! ,gin 4 ,,,,, ,f I Xi ,Q ,if . If 5' ff 'J NNA , I ' me HF X f.,,f-Q f Af 'Zn AA AA' f' KA'xf:fT",-:fi .Y A N X A fN,xf' A A A,,,.v,, A 1' A A A m AQNAEAA AA A ,Nina 1 mg,,Q,wQ1f15.1 ,ATDALLn5- 4 ,, Q ,Q 'N -Arn -man WT FOR Foovaau. PRACTICE - 5:6 XX '-'L , way - 4 f -IFALL OF U5 COULD ' 5. MAKE BEAU1-1FuL SPcEcH X I f E5 LIKE OUR sUp5R,N- f TENoeNv wi wouuorulr M-.. NEED T0 G0 T0 Scuoom. Q1 - , ANY moine... BU-f..- 4. ' 4 V35 g9gi'r-g9- fo if Ur fa oqman -129- W THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE A poor little freshman prepared to climb a tree, He opeld his eyes to see what he could see. On one high limb an English book dangled, "What,s that?" quoth he. afust something new fangled- I think Iall leave that outf, So he started to climb on the other side, A slim little algebra book, he saw with pride, Thinking, 'cThat I can managen, but when xls and yls began hitting not light, He picked up his dinner pail and began his wild flight, Saying, HI think I'll leave that outf, From the tree of knowledge, he fled to an apple tree, He picked up an apple, he mastered it well, Thought he, "Why not follow the example of Adam and Eve And let the tree of knowledge go to --ug fThat last thought he should have left outf. For the same thought he voiced to his Ma, Who got a switch from the same apple tree, and told Pa. Too late he saw his folly, but the pain he felt, The next time he found himself at the tree of knowledge, he helt And didn't leave nothin, out. -MINNA DRUMMOND. SN OWBOUND The sun that brief February day, From us did hide his face away. The snowflakes covered all the earth, Dame Nature had to a new world given birth, A memorable day was this at Abilene High, Moans were heard, and many a sigh- Miss Tommie Clack could not be found, Alas, faithful one, she was snowboundf V1-URNELLE STIMSON. -130- Y, Q gf W vi 4 6 if ' X 69 Q1 I A f f , JV Q .V I, lfhx , , X 'x.,xl!'x I If 5, r, 44 J uf , , fi V ' 22 Z3 V If Aa 4 K Af f QQ" Z9 w f ffi 4 I s 01 I K1 aff ,A Vfl ,f X YQ fi? Y? 5. Y , 5' I E -131- QQQVX iw -,x' N , f' X' f f"::7 ' 4, W .., . , W, , , A , .,-!??vw :Q A"H 'S' fZiLE11L 4g4g 5 i1, ,, Q,If4Q 24,iQ . CTHE TQZLLFLASHLIGHT 2 Q N J ,Pi gi A P 'XA' A Q 42 gf W .gy if 34 'A K' I' 23 VXVKI11 Egg. Kr . vm 1, 6 w 4 wi V Q4 ad f 5' ,' , 'QP ,rf r id 5 457: ,Q Q, 2 ,X fun X f H X 1 ul wg xlfl ff lf' Yi sf U1 x.J xy GEMS FROM THE PEN OF HERBERT RUINJT LEDGE S O UTH WORTH TO A MOUSE There once was a mouse of adventurous mien. All day he had gone without fat or lean, And in the wee small hours of the night While he was wandering o'er all the house, High on a shelf he looked at a sight- A sight most wondrous for a mouse. Now this precious object-namely, a cheese, Which every mouse thinks is quite the beeis knees Had fallen from a shelf and now lay in a bookg This marked the end of the poor mousels luck. On the book was marked the single name Burnsg But, as I may say, all that a mouse learns s Is "Eat, drink, and be merry, do just as you please, For who knows but tomorrow they'll stop making ch Because of this the mouse couldn't tell That on the page where the old cheese fell Was written that poem now known to fame. "For a' That, an' al That" is its name. Since virtuous in all respects was the mouse, He decided to take some cheese to his spouse. He looked about for a bit of paper, And into his eyes grew the desire for a caper. He tore from the book the sheet of the poem, Wrapped up the package, and started for home. But ere he reached his mansion bright, Into the day had faded the night. " 'Tis breakfast time," said he with a grin, As he busily stuffed the old cheese in. Now this greedy mouse was in such a hurry to eat, Cheese and paper went down in a manner not neat. It made him sick, and for three long days He could utter but this one short phrase: 4'Gnaw that, gnaw that, gnaw that, gnaw that, Gnaw that, gnaw that, gnaw that, gnaw thatll' Clear the He doesn' On He But on a track for Jelly Joe t hail from Idaho a wild cayuse ain't no use ball-room floor, MY-0. -132- 6856 33 QTTN , Q 9, . Q 4 A TALL LIVER Story or HOW TONs Fell Herbert Rutledge Southworth Once upon a time there was a boy named Lee Mac JONES. He was descended from two KINGS. His great-grandfather was it COOPER, and his grandfather was a WAGONNER. He was born at Stratford-on-aVON, but his father had later moved to AUSTIN, Texas, but then re' moved to BRAZIL. - There were three little boys who lived near him. One was ,IACK'S SON, another was JOHN'S SON, and the last one was STEPHEN,S SON. They could not talk very plaing and when they wanted Lee, they would say, "MA, CALL LEE," und when they got angry at any one they would say, MMA KILL ROY." Lee was a very strong boy, and he could carry a HOD ,IUSt like a man. He was also very fond of animals. One day after he and his father had crossed many BROOKS, had gone down many LANES, and gone over many HEATHs, his father, a MILLER, who had been in COXey's army said, "See the RAM SEE it, son?" It is called GIP, SON. The boy did not like the ramsg so he turned his head beHIND. Seeing neither STAG NOR any other animal, except 11 lamb, he went to the lamb. HMY LAMB," he said as he petted it. "BAA Baaf' said the lamb. He then adVANCEd to the HANDY man, HAM ELTON, who was sawing WOOD. "Are the LOGS DONE?" he asked. ' '4Yes, but I donft think I shall finish those ASH logsf, he said. "These AXES are so dull. I shall probably have to WHITTLE them away. lf I do finish them, I shall feel like a NEW MAN." Lee was a very sharp boy, and when he looked at the axes they became sharp. He handed one of them to the man, who said, 'SNOW it CUTS. MAN. You did just what a good BOY'UD do." As he was walking down the road, he met a man HAULING SHEDS. The man handed a petition to the boy, who looked to see the names on it. There were NONE, and for this reason the boy would SIGN OR do any things else. He thought there was MORE GAIN in not doing so. He went to his LARGE HOMES, He had two homes. In one of them his grandmother, who was a NOBLE lady, livedg in the other lived his mother. It was a WOODEN house painted WHITE and BROWN. Lee spent most of his spare time at the MILL HARD by. He knew that he was late to dinner, for he had heard the BELL. He sneaked past the BUT- LER and sat down at the table. The COOK was sick, and his mother was serving a steaming dish. 'LIS it BACON ?7' he asked, 4iHOW'S that? OH LIVER. You know I donit like liver, especially if you FRY it.', His mother made him eat it. He was afraid to protest, for he had seen her WRATH MILL -134- IZ .flllllillf IZYJ' cnbfm ,W Emi Qfiiwlfilp 1' fx 'if' - TO TH M! , ,f 669676 I b .SPACE 1' -'fx ' D pb EEINE F at ,ffm HE wma wene , 7 , 31 ' Emil? 50moTo HAVESYTS L Q E0 15u1LToFoooosouo HA ,4 QQ, Q Averzm. ik f in gf? J elf. . '4 mow 11145 rr- pm 4 , as Wm-me NE GOT HEY! EWR 5 1 'MEAD STILL-, 2 N. - 'H 4222. ft- P - NK READ THE If LITERARV Q se, i f ,Q MlN'UT5 W , Socncr xg, -la' U tx f f f ff -. :w t Koj j- -Y 4 ' ,' 4 , LV, Faq If y " I g f , , A Q kggefegqg 4 OU TUDMEN ...... 'n'A" ' wevge E UQ FOOT AU- "' 'T ,X 2 LCN ' E ASTUFF TOMOQQQWY 1 Q E-: X fx ' i ffQ5:f? 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' 'GHOW HARD the ground is" said the poor girl, "Co and get one of my KIN, SIR Kade, the CARPENTER, to help you." Then Lee went to her KIN, KADE, the carpenter, and told him to build him a cart. When it was finished, the boy asked the PRICE " Five billion rubles," answered Sir Kade. "Great SCOTT! I have only two NICKLESY said the boy, as he grabbed the cart and ran away. He went to get his sister RAY, while Sir Kade pursued. Lee and his sister tried to raise the unconscious girl, but she was too heavy. They just about GAVE IN. With all their POWERS, they could not budge her. "If we wilL EACH do our share, it will be all right. MY, AT this rate we'll never WIN. SET her down againfl said the boy. "Look, her HAIR IS white, it must have scared her to deathfl He caught the mule and, with its aid, raised the girl. NLASS, SET HER down easily," he said, and when this was done, he cried, "HAIL, HAIL!" He had rejoiced too soon, for the carpenter was fast approaching. Lee began to CART HER and run as fast as he could. They soon came to a strange land. He felt his ELESH OR his bones quiver and rattle. He had a LIGHTFOOT, and his knees ran away in a SHAY. 'iHANs off! HEY, KNEE," he said, but his HEYS were of no avail. There were strange animals all around, MGRR-IF-A THE little boy-fi They heard no more, they ran so fast. uLook at the CROW, LEEg and what are those, MAC, GUINEAs? They have HORNS BY their heads. And look at that 'WIIIZZING ANT with a TAIL, OR are those legs? Look at the HAWK INSide of the cloud," said his sister as she rattled on. There was a strange stream near them. Lee stood listening to the murMUR. RAY was look- ing at the TROUT, digging GRAVES in the creek BED. FORDs were carrying away the gravel. There was 'a HERB AND a GREEN WOOD nearby. A little farther down the stream, Lee caught a fish without a GILL. BREATHing was a hard -136- HTWHEL rp f rw .., A, lpibl-QLJKGHT 1 hl T A -137- iff fi ,EE 5 2.1 process for him. Also the fish was without a FIN. BERGs were floating around in the BOG OR something nearby. Lee fell into the creek and caught 3 cold. "JN FREEZET' asked his sister. "Believe me, you had better get rid of that COUGH, MAN." They soon became hungry, and Mac gave Ray a half of a stick of colored dynamite to chew on. f6But, Mac," said Ray, "I want it entire, MAC, ENTIRE? Mac refused to do this, and she blew up. Soon they came to the SuDAN. HER eyes spied a flag in the distance. As they approached, they found that it was flying over a pirates' cave, The pirates laughed at the boy because he had SOOT ON his face, BLACK BURNed cork on his hands, and gREASE on his trousers. Sal, the chief, was playing a GUITAR, while the DRUM MAN was playing a WOOD DRUM. On their heads the pirates wore large HOODS. PATHS led from all directions to the wateris edge, where there were many BRIGS. Pirates were mending the broken REEFS. They made the boy High Lord CHAMBERlain, and his work PRESSED ON him heavily. The pirates would always drink very much RUM 'F they could get it. Every day Lee had to make some BREW. "ST1R it well and then let it set," were his orders. Whenever he ate an apple, they would say, "Give me the CORE, LEE." Every morning it was, "Get the BROOM, LEE," and in the evening, they would say, "Get the pipe and the STEM, SON." Then he would go and get a light and the chief would ask him, "How many WATTS, SON ?" If it were not exactly RIGHT he would have to go and get another. When this was done and had MAC DONE ALL his work, he could go to bed. But when he asked the pirates whether he could go home or not they would answer, " 'S WHEN SON T' Ruth had, meanwhile, regained consciousness, hut she and Lee had a quarrel, and Lee was again a FREEMAN. One day they would have tears and the next DAY FUSS. The pirates teased Lee about this and they would often say, "Where is your LASS, LEE?" Then Lee would say, 'LL ,US BE friends, l did not mean to RILE YE." But it was of no avail. Finally he made the best of it and shouted, "METHUSElah, but it feels good to be FREE! The town of Burtsl lay near byg and since their food supply was running low, the pirates decided to ROB BURTS of its bank BONDs and then buy food. They told LEE to ROB BINS of the corn but he refused. When the pirates were gone, Lee went up the mountain sideg but he soon returned, for he had seen Sir Kade and some of his friends. "l'lOYl" he cried to Ruth and Ray, i'Let's hurry up the hill before he sees us." They were too late, he saw IHERI. BREEzes were blowing so hard, that they could hardly stand up. "My, look at that MOB, LEE!" cried Ray. 4'Hey, SAL YER birds have flown the coop," sang the parrot outside the cave. They were now going up a steep cliff which extended farther than they could see. Ruth had -138- ll' J A L TMEV WERE ,,, , ow M26 L ASLGQ gs Pri: cumovgm B' 1 E HN fW Tl-HS MOQNIEG' HO ' 77 Q wp Ggcnvellv? 1 6 XJ ' D " Q fflfi x ' N , ? 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X' l lf: 4 her arms around Lee's neck and had already caused him to fall many times, but by luck he saved himself. Again he slipped and was hanging by a root which was gradually slipping. NCLING MANW said his sister, but it was useless. Down through space he fell. He hit the ground with a thud. Ruth fell on top of him. He heard a rushing of feet and his mother spoke to him. 'ALee Mac JONES, get up from that floor. How did you ever happen to fall out of hed with all that cover on top of you?" MORAL-If your girl is a detriment to you, cast her off before she pulls you down. DUSK OF DAY Herbert Rutledge Southworth Dusk is falling, blood red is the western sky, Save where pierced by a long spear shaft of blue. Floating in the fleecy blue, Are the phantom memories. Rushing madly, my life passes before meg Faces long forgotten I see, Things long gone from my life. Then, as the drowning man clutches at a straw, Vainly I strive for a moment to reach them. And, as I ponder, Into the distance fades the blue As out of my life go the memories forever. Dusk has fallen, dull pink is the western sky. LONG LIVE SOIVINAMBULISM 0 Conan Doyle may tell you of the spooks that walk at night, And you may judge for yourself whether he's wrong or right, But if you want to see a most amazing sight, fust watch the traok men at A. H. S. wear pajamas in broad daylight. -14.0- tlKllllllllllIMIIIIIllllllllllltllllllllllltllllftllllllIIIIllIII1IIIHlllllllllllllIIIIllllllHIllllllllKIIIlKIIIHllIIIIIIIIIIllllllllllllllllllllllIIIIllllllIIIIHKIIIHIIIIIIIIIIlllllblllllHIIINIIIIHIIIIIIII Our Advertisers On the following pages will be found thc names of the business men of Abilene who have helped us huilcl this, the eleventh volume of the :flash- lightf, We appreciate the loyal support and co- operation that these firms have given us, and We pledge to them our support and patronage. IIIH1VIII!lIII4lHHIII1llllllHHHrllltWVIII!1NIHNHII1willMII!1HIMNLIII4NHlll1HH1llllmllllrllllllllml lllllltllNIUlllllllllllllllllVIHllllllllllllllltlllllll llllllllllllllltlltlllllllltllltthl HOTEL GRACE '51 Oflcloial Headquarters for all School and Social Affairs 'J- ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOF K 42M l00 Per Cent Business Training NOTHING LEFT UNDONE OUR NEW HOME IN PARK BUILDING Over 6000 feet of floor space FIBEPBOOF AND STEAM HEATED Complete Business Bookkeeping Stenographic Civil Service Banking Penmanship Commercial Law Cotton Classing THE NATIONAL Bl SINESS COLLEGE at Abilene and those behind it.. Mr. and Mrs. G, E. Lawson. A safe institution in which to place your sun or daughter. The scliool is under the supervision of the President and his wife. WE ABE ON TOP Shorthand Typewriting Abstraeting Office Training Ledger Posting Machine T elegraphy Salesmanship and Business Efficiency Every young man or young woman who trains with us becomes a business asset to the nation. Painstaking thoroughness is our watchword. Our graduates don't have to seek positionsgpositions seek them. Every detail of commercial business is emphasized in our courses. Call or write us when in need of 21 competent Stenog- rapher or Bookkeeper. Day and night school. Students taught by mailg investigate our home study course. Wlrite for full information concerning our school. ABILENE --: TEXAS Corner S. First and Oak Street Residence Phone 1203-.T P. O. Box 464 Offire Phone 272 Tlhe Fastest Growing School in Texas. WATCH US GROW! -143- X V i .--5-,7 Fit . , s .45 1 ,'w- if-r . I wwf Y V M X' 'U t 's A half decade ago, West Texas was the Southwest's last frontier. Today, if West Texas is beginning to come into her own. Rich in present and prospective possibilities, rich in soil, rich in climate, and above and beyond all else, rich in the sturdy Anglo-Saxonism of her people, West Texas is fast developing into one of Americais finest empires. It has ever been an easy task for promoters, enthusiastic chamber of com- merce secretaries and native sons to talk in attractive-but vague!-generalities about "God's Country," whether their subject was a bleak New England mountainside, or subterranean Florida real estate or waste lands beyond the Rockies. West Texas lays claim to no especial divine favors. She points, merely, to her ranges, from which come the world's standards for cattle. She points to the long tiers of her counties which produce a substantial portion of the world's cotton supply in freedom from the boll weevil menace. She points to her great farms, her magnificient wheat fields, her record as a kaffir and milo producer. She points to the huge bank deposits of her citizens, and, be- cause she has a sense of humor, she reads to you the fascinating fiction of a score of different "Gods Countriesw within the borders of these United States, while pointing to the flood of erstwhile inhabitants they each contribute monthly to the swelling W'est Texas population. West Texas points to her steadily multiplying new industries and to that trinity which attracts them-desirable land at reasonable purchase, abundant power at reasonable cost and superior labor at reasonable price, West Texas points to her reputation for hospitality, for proving herself and for carrying on. And finally, with her proudest flourish, West Texas points to the fact that she has macle "Going Westv worth while WEST TEXAS UTILITIES COMPANY 1 -144- -. 7 2,5 W' , N 'J - t..,.f if f A if t -.I N 1, -f ral 'il l if X 4 ,Xl Vt V!! 1.422 t -, ,ff . , fn Aga Exe? Ca, , A :",'2 Jfa 29 I fi Z7 47 ffl if l l K Y Xibw Z fa M Q fri 225 ,A :W 1 "IX qv ffl. f'l X 4 l -Q' Xxhf , .:V' A g fx t Q ' V 9 , an Smart Appa 1 Attractive Prices Wt r We WN Q J Mlsses 1 3. P a rsr 1 l I fx' - 1-gf? X X 'X fx- L 1 ,alfa 'trft N, EVQVKXI f I: Q Yr M I!! X X Avixll ' -1 Mjx x ff L at TEH ' r1 r g ffl! AAIAY 5-1 ' 1 X X Xl L 5 L54 ' N' '-cfott E1-S ' R at , I , XX 1 A i A X X X A t ,f y A Womerfs X A J' E d Wt . N N, QW, E, .E Jwr wr m m A N , A re A I E P it at .. E4 .XX W N MILLINERY, DRESS ACCESSORIES, FOOTWEAR MENS AND BOYS, W EAR A ' e's Fnr'oritr hopping Place 1 OUAUTY- wwf -ffmffcf -Mn- The itizens National Banlc ABILENE, TEXAS Capital and Surplus 3300,000.00 Four Per Cent Interest Paid on Savings -THE MODERN EQUIPMENT OF THIS BANK ENABLES IT TO MEET ALL THE REQLIREMENTS OF ITS CUSTOMERS, BASED ON CONSEBVATIYE BANKING METHODS. Gare! H 'G ,vo-X11 . 1- uiidqffl 1... qv I-'V 9 -,fc-j-. - v -J.-- E!! Officers and Directors Ceo. L. Paxton, President Owen Shelton, Vice President W. G. Swenson, Vice President W. J. Behrens, Vice President las. A. Littleton, Cashier .l. W, Turner, Ass't. Cashier Homer H. Scott. Ass't. Cashier .I . D M. Wagstaff . D, Purramf W. J. Fulwiler C D L . M. Caldwell . M. Oldham . S. Hunger I The Farmers anci Merchants National Bank OF ABILENE, TEXAS CAPITAL 39200000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS xis65,000.0o HENRY IAMES, President Paul Jones. Asst. Cashier W R KEEBLE, Cashier B. L. ELLIS, Asst. Cashier -ORGANIZED IN 1889 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SERVING THE ABILENE OF THAT DAY, THE FARMERS X IVIERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK HAS GIVEN ITS CUSTOMERS A BANKING SERVICE THAT HAS ALWAYS KEPT PACE WITH THE CONSTANTLY INCREASING BUSI- NESS OF ABILENE AND THIS SECTION OF THE COUNTRY. -Y X Your account is invited upon our ability to render Satisfactory Service as 141M- COIVIPTONS IS A SURE SIGN OF QUALITY, SERVICE, AND RELIABILITY Born IN Drugs, Druggistsi Sundries, and jewelry 45 9? 95 if' W' e Carry The most complete stock of Jewelry. Wat:-hes. Diamonds. Pearls, and Silverware in the West-together with a full stock of Drugs, Sundries, and Toilet Goods. W ii' '95 Our Prescription Department has been serving since l902Afwitl1 the pleasinc minnei we feature in all departments. -JE W 95 4 Stores of Service-4 Soda Fountains COMPTONS - NO. 1 SINCE 1902 110 Pine I0-'16 N. First :: Ilfi Chestnut 2246 Hickory --1481 0 Telephone Work fwtyggi K Xt I sires CLEAN 1 'gl' K F 'Q fr A-IT'S INTERESTING , X -I - -Arrs WELL PAID ' Q M ITIS A DIGNIFIED OCCUPATION f UYOIR ASSOCIATIONS ARE V PLEASANT ' it . ei 1245 - if-xfx, ,A 34' tlfifff f A J' S ff' I NJ f ,Q ff X vi ET-bf X A , K , A .ry-K 'ft , he If E' ' I WX. X ' N 1 It I A Nx X: ePHOMISING Pnoivlorlons -Wihenever anyone mentions teIe hone work, their hrst thou ht is . P 3 of the operators. And this is justIy so. There is no more efficient, IoyaI and enthusiastic body of young women to he found anywhere. -Did you ever watch the operators coming from the telephone ex- change at the end of their day's work? They are a congenial, happy lot, reflecting the pleasant nature of their work. -We wouIcI like to show every girI of Abilene High SchooI through the AbiIene exchange. The office is at Second and Pine Streets, and IVIrs. BaIcIwin will 5 rc Q ,- - -. 5 rn -4 O E cs 5 4 :za "W H ru "2 5 O O .. . -I "Z O .. - - -. 2 C .-. O :vw 4 FD W5 ""Eo Gxivnousg at suuinwfsmzu BEII mwunnf cnmmnv '57 HN BELL 193' -149- lilf wmv' A m'9""I vw? ' iff! ig-1.1 f ,i we W ffw x X Q :Ji ' ix' i 'Q Nl tk .i 1 , juz f Ii nik JW? ' i - CST i Nr K .L if' S me T S I 'f KW D 3 rr D . 'pg I ,. , Q '- 1 A3 X 'f , Aff W 5" '4i -fl if S f is ff' " It '. Wf"'WV ,'s24lN' il?ii 'i 3ggJf" ?1 1 , ' , ' I W v 51, H V7 Q., " if A V' 1915. W . iixvv M N J, 1 Wy?-jf l H i p 1, i q i liiiiiii' 1 fbi Wi si e ,J ,, A A X :Ig 'Aix 'X i f 3 N 305 2121 M67 is 06 r ig , X MU f f 41,5 g M . LA WI 911 i iii L 'X f i iii , ITV i i I J Xi, X f iixix I VfVi i , 3' SEN if i I' -f - 1 f aff A i fwsea i L, "ii lvfTT'X S"iWc':i':37H ' ff-' z'i'?:"""'4 -f-ffgi If It,s New, Minter Dry Goods Company Has It in Abilene With the largest and most complete stock of everything to wear in this section of the state we offer the advantages of a Modern Department Store Service to our customers. HMODERATE PRICES -QUICK SERVICE H-STANDARD MERCHANDISE -NEWEST STYLES Shop here in person, over the phone, or by mail. Wiwwrewi Elway Emmmis Emi 'AEILENES PHUEPESSIVE STUPEH -150- XIQQHX. li-sill:-ntri nririli lirlnlglgfej LT! eajlii xwvjlCDLlilHBl, Abilene Printing 5' Stationery Co. MANUFACTURING srr-monnans Globe-Wernicka Sleel Safex and Filing Equipment Imperial Desks and Tables f 1.-l'. Loose Leaf Goods Book anal Commercial Printing Litllograplling, Steel and Quality -- Service Copper Plate Engraving Complete Ufliee Outfitters It Pays to Buy Qualit Nlerclmariclise -This is one explanation of the rapid increase every year in the number of srxrisrirn Cusroivmas Qver Hardware Company 'g,411ile1ze7.s Quality' HllfflIl7Ill'f3 Sioref' Telephone 68 244 PWC Slrefft kim,- Z572e WILSON EATS, DRINKS, SWEETS and SMOKES 3? 55 E6 6? if C. I,, JOHNSON. Proprietor 222 Pine Street Abilene. Texas THE WEST TEXAS HOUSE THE I-IILL-PENDER COMPANY Manufacturing Stationers FLTRNITI HE 111111 FILING DEN ICES IN WOOD 111111 STEEI, Steel llllll Iron Safes, C11111plet1f Llflll? of Ufice Supplies ABILENE, TEXAS -152- ,X I A ,?9AcrfCAL gy Put your high school education to work for you in the great held of business, where there is no limit to the income you may receivefthe opportunities you may enjoy. Hundreds of the classes of '23 are now drawing attractive salaries in posi- tions offering unlimited opportunities for advancement as a result of world-famous Draughon Training. Our money-back contract, insuring you a good position, will be the pass-port to golden opportunities in the held of business. Call or write for catalog. J. D. MIRACLE, President BRADLEY Sf EWMAN BICYCLES AND SPORTING GOODS Wholesale and Retail EVERYTHING FOR BASEBALL, FOOTBALL, TENNIS, GOLF, FISHING HUNTING, CAMPING, BATHING -I? 45 45 55 55 I057 North Second Street ABILENE, TEXAS --I 53- II-IE LII ILF, SIORF. WIC THANK YOII FOI! YOUR GOOD FELLOWSHIP AND PATRONAGE Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Patterson -un-m.1.w..:m-uu-'vn-uu-uu1lm1un-nl-lm-uu1nn1uu--I-111n.n-nn1M1nu1nn1un-nn1lln1u.1uu1---nu-nn1nu- SHOES AND HOSE OF STYLE, QUALITY AND EIT AT POPLELAI: PHIQES . I 'Elf' I G E I 517055 Llp !f05!El?V - 1 1 1 1 1 1H.,14.1.-,,,1.llp1.I,1,,..1,,n.. 1 1 1 1...1,,,,1,,,,1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - gd IF lT'S HARDWARE WE HAVE IT lfI4RlJW.flRE. SPORTIING GOODS, FI-IRI! IIJCHIIYERII S7'0l'11'S "Briglm'1z Your Home and You, Hrighlmz, Your Llifffe, G.UI.l1Ia1drvE 9 Cv ll BETTER HOMES WITHIN REACH OF ALL I FI IIXITL RE. FLOOR COYICIIINCS AND ITNAPICRIES 220 Cyprebs Street 2: VIICIBPIIOIIC 1306 -1541 NOT I UST A FEW MSPECIALSI' BUT EVERYTHING IN LOWER PRICES AT PIGGIIY WIGGLY. PLENTY OF REASONS: NO BOOKKEEPER, NO DELIVERY, NO BAD ACCOUNTS, AND NOT A GANG OF IDLE CLERKS. PIGGLY-WIGGLY 1 1 1 1 1 1p51.1.11.5111,II.-iq.-.m.1m,...m1.m--I.I.1m1.,,.1m.1Im1,m-14.1.m1m.1 1 1 1 1 1 - BURTON - LINGO COMPANY 1RET AILW1 Lumber and Building Material Phone IBI Abilene, Texas V We Can Furnish Your Home From Kitchen to Parlor Also Fully Equipped to Do Your liefinislling and Upholstering By EXPERT VVORKMEN HOME FURNITURE COMPANY lust Wes! of Post Ojfice 1 1 1 1 1 1 1u.1..,1.,,,1I,..1,,,,1,m1,.,..-gm-I....,,,,..,,.,....m.1m.1....1....1,,.,1,.,,1 1 1 1 1 1 1 SUN ELECTRIC COMPANY I1I,EC'rIIII1 FIXPUIIIQS, APPLIANCIIS, RADIO SUPPLIES IIELeo LIGHT PRoIIIJC'I'S AND IIIIGIIIAIIIE 259 Pine Street :-: Telephone IOOO House Wiring av Specially Conlracling and Repair Work 1155-- MIMS DRY GOODS COMPANY THE STORE or INlJIVIlJlfAl,ITY Mime Corner Phone One-One-One NEW Yome oFF1eE l 132 Broadway 1.1.1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1...1,,,1..-.1-1..1I.1.p.....1.,1...1..1..1.,1..1..1 When your grocer sends PAN DANDY BREAD He Knows It Will Please "Good Bakers Bread is Besz for Toaslii I.-...1.,1..1 1' 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1- 1 1..1..1..1..1.1 1 1 1 1 1 HANEY-STGNOR OROCER COMPANY CROCERIES AND FRESH MEATS 902 N. Second Sl.fPhones 125, 127, l28 Abilene, Texas 111111111111p.1..g-.1-11-n1..-.111111111 When You Think of Moving, Think of W. T. WILSON TRANSFER SZ STORAGE CO MABILENES LEADING TRANSFER SINCE iso? Phone 1236 -1156- Men? s Furnishings, Shoes, Hats and Clothing Our Modern Cleaning Plant Assures SERVICE and SATISFACTION NEELY-BARNES "The Marfs Storei' Dr H. J. C. PENNEY COMPANY 1175 Busy Sl o res l4l Pine Street :: Abilene, Texas y Goods, Really-to-Wear, Clothing, Shoes, FlLI'IlTSlIilZgS 22 YEARS OF PROGRESS! The Proof of Good Service is Co11,slm1L Growth CUPPLES CORD Tough As a Rhino EVERY CUPPLES USER MUST HE SATISFIED O. WOOTEN CROCER COMPANY Everything to Wear for Women and Children PERRY-J ONES COMPANY A COMPLETE SERVICE MOULDIlYCSfThat meet the seasonvs demand. I71iAMESfIn all sizes, prices and finishes. PICTLRESf-That please. SLPPLIES-For every photographic need. I1 E X S T U D I O 2-L9 Pine Street Phone 1471 1 1 1..1...-,.1-1:11111 ninlu... ABILEN E STATE BANK RESOURCES ox'ER sa00,000.00 Strong Progressive Dependable "Where you feel all homev i..--..1,,1u.inu1uu...n... 1uu...nn1.q1 THE PHILPOTT FLORISTS QITALITT FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS Shop Phone 1602 C h reen ouses Phone 1091 IVI O B L E Y I-I O T E L sixrr SINGLE ROOMS New and Modern Cafe in Connection FREE BUS Misse- Ahilene, Texas 1 1 1 ,1.,,,1W1..,.1,,,,1,nl14,H1I.H1I,I,1.I.I1.,.,1-.,t......1,,,,1,,,.1m.1ulp-1...-,.,.1,...1..,.1,.,.1.,.,1 1 1 1 1 1 1 p1nu1ur-111.11un1m1un1nu...un....uu1nq-nlu-uu-un-un-uu-uu-l1uu1un-uuiun-4411 1 1 1 1 1nn-.nn-nm-nu-un-un--nu-uvliun-uninu-nn-nn-ml--uu1uu--un-nn-u1un-nu-my-nn-uninn-nv1 - PALACE THEATRE P f Highest Qualityflloocl as the Best-Cheaper than the Rest. Y g 'ls worth. We appreciate your patronage. ll to see us f H. T. Hodge, Manager EULWILER MOTOR COMPANY uucoua ronnsou Cars - Trucks - Tractors A Drug Store 44With a Personal Servicew WE APPREC1.4TIC YOUR TRADE LESTER ELLIS DRUG COMPANY Trllmfuomr 400 USE CONKLINQS SELF -FILLING PEN Q aranleerl to Work Perfevtly- fAll PIECES'-Cilllel Roll Oil' the D lx or bale lay- MONTCOMERY DRUG COMPANY li if is-A M1NcUs-PRICE Co. 1 4 The Toggery We specialize on Commencement Suits and Young Nh-n's Wearables for 'WI1 HIGH SCHOOL isovs f J 'lfverythirzg New Thafs Goodv f Always a pleasure to show you thru. whether you buy f if-F 2: ,., t. :iffi V in t ' J " " J N , A Mei! Y t T' f ' ' - .. .TL lt I 54 E x if V or not. Come to see uska look will convince you. Q, lCAllRTS MLEARN THE VALUE OF INSURANCE" Insurance is no longer classed as expense, the value of insurance is being taught in all the schools the Nation over. There will be insurance problems in your future and we will be glad to give you our experience and advice in all matters pertaining THE W. WILLIS COX AGENCY INSURANCE AND LOANS to Insurance. Suite 3 and 4 Compton Bldg. Phone 320 HICGINBOTHAM-BARTLETT LUMBER CO. AB1LExE,s BIG HLHIJING MATERIAL sromg 4th and Pine Street Telephone 7 J. W. POOL COMPANY cRocEH1es AND coA1, East of Post Office Phone 507 SATISFACTION GUARANTEED P160- The Last Word Milo err is humang to forgive divinef, If we have been human, we trust that you will be as divine as We have been otherwise. If you like any particular part of this book, bestow the praise where it belongs, that is, upon the editor in charge of that particular partg if you dislike any part, cuss the Editor-in-Chief. Too much credit cannot be given to the Business Manager and his staff. They have handled the financial affairs very creditably and have accum- ulated the money which has made the publication of this book pos- sible. To Emmett Bryan, head of the art staff, goes the credit of having Worked faithfully, having made the book attractive from the standpoint of beauty, and having saved more money on art work than any previous artist. Besides the regular members of the staff, we are deeply indebted to Francis Finberg, Will Henry Haney, Francis Fry, Opal Roberts, Vernelle Stimson, Herbert Southworth, Eula Belle Wihittle, lloberta Turner, Dolly Louise Chambers, Her- man Corley, Josephine Gavin, Evalyn Swenson, William Swenson, Elbert Lasseter, Mrs. Smith, Miss Cristopher, Mrs. Norwood, and Miss Weaver for their faithful work and co-operation in editing this volume of the FLASHLIGHT. l do not wish to take advantage of this space to give vent to the time-worn and stereotyped laments of an editor. I have not burned a tremendous amount of midnight oil, neither have l grown gray nor torn my hair in anguish of worry. Of course it has necessi- tated some work, but I am still alive and am threatening to pass in some of my scholastic work. At last the printers seemingly insatiable thirst for copy has been satisfied, and all we have to do is wait a few weeks for the finished product. We have tried to present to you in the form of a history the accomplishments of the School of l924g this has been comparatively easy, for she has accomplished much. How well we have done this, you may judge for yourself. The time has come to part, and it is with mingled regret and relief that l put away the battered old type- writer and submit this, the last sheet of copy, to the printer, trust- ing that you will peruse the book with pleasure and point with pride in later years to l92l, the greatest year in the history of the greatest of all schools, Abilene High School. The Editor -1614 ff: -. + ww W s"", . fs frHgf1924F1,fSHL1G14T E PHQT ' J I, y ff H 1. 4 U,,51,f X lfvlv- 4, Ng - H -162- A5iYiiYNY3XNXZ53iil A.H . S. 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