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February 12-Report made on Okla. trip. We believe
thathO. C. would have won if Will C. hadn't eaten so
February 13-Senior Latin Class gets wrought up
over the woman question as exemplified in life of Dido-
Boys defend Aeneas-Isn't that a hot line for the twen-
tieth century? Page the undertaker!
February 14-About half the boys in O. C. are trying
to borrow lunch money: About one fourth of the girls
are wearing flowers-WHO Cdo you suppose? got the rest?
February 15-Frank Brown starts a telephone case
with a girl from Forest-Her name is "Margie."
February 16-Brown's telephone romance grows
apace-Clen says he knows the girl. Frank makes a
date for Tuesday.
February.19-Frank sells out his interest in the ice
wagon and invests in some swell new raiment.
February 20-Frank keeps his datwHorrors-in spite
of her sweet womanly voice Margie is a mere child.
Frank is game even though he may be accused of "cradle-
snatching. ' '
February 21-Dr. Simmons talks against cigarettes
"ashes to ashes and dust to dust, if Campbells don't
get you then Fatimas must," don't hold out here
any more. The boys have sworn off-the druggists are
now stocking spearmint.
February 23-Senior Meeting-Marsh elected Presi-
dent. It must be the fit of that gray sweater that caused
his popularity-The class again discusses invitations.
Let an outsider suggest that you get purple cards printed
in red ink-If that is too sober you might brighten it
up with a bull's head or a cupid in yellow tints!
February 26-Boyd Dreesen writes some poetry and
gets a jelly hair cut. What can the matter be? Or
should we say Who instead of what?
February 27-The 3 B's have apmeeting and plan
something-more of that secret servicwwe suppose.
February 28-Murrel Brown looks mighty sad-He's
had trouble with his gal again. Run out on her brother-
Do a little more fishing.
March 1-Martha Hirsch's sandwich stuck to Lucy's
Senior, Book. Both got hot- both were ruinedethe
sandwich completely-the book nearly.
March 2-Assembly-R. O. T. C. Ofiicers present
,tis Keith a new flag-a beauty, too, Fifteen for the R. O.
March 5-Well-well--we got so busy we forgot about
basket ball. It is really pathetic but Mr. McCoy was
wrong again and O. C. won the City Championship.
They left town and won the district. Finally
they sneaked down to Austin and won the State Cham-
pionship. They must have sneaked because none of
the Dallas papers seemed to be aware of the victory.
We only found it out by accident when a friend sent
us a San Antonio paper-That little resort not having
much news and not being particularly prejudiced against
us gave the event a whole page. Thanks!
March 6-Track started. Seth Kellam elected Cap-
tain. If he can track as well as he can sax we'll be lucky
March 7-A new secret order has been formed-They
wiggle their ears. They are called A. F. We think
they are a branch of the Ku Klux.
March 8-Boys' Debating team wins from WacoeLook
out for President Marsh-He slings a wicked line.
'March 9-Library party for Mary Maloney's 15th?
birthday. We know what she got for a present and who
bought 'em but we will not tell!
March 12-Senior Play try out for characters for
Grumpy. Ward McCann is to be Grumpy - at last we
know what he is good for!
March 13-Harold jones mistakes horse liniment
for beauty lotion and his long suffering class-mates
raise a fund to have his nose treated.
March 14-Girls' Debating team loses to Sherman.
Dorothy Dabney gets hard boiled and sends Tom
Dilworth away from her nice study hall.
March 15-We knew our suggestions should be fruitful
of results-The Senior invitations have been ordered.
March 167Boys' Debating team wins from Sherman-
As usual Will C. ate too much and we heard rumors
that Gordon looked at a girl.
March 17-Another Saturday. Oak Staff has a party
at Frances McClellan's home. Fred Royer forgot about
his date: O. P. ducked some where OJ about an hour
and had to do some explaining to Jeanne, Orville Kiker
and Louis Blaylock ate too much green sherbet-other-
wise it was a very successful affair.
grey shoes-good looking lady-so's the filling.
Miss Alexander appears in some French
' March 20-All the Senior girls want to be the maid
March 21-Tickets are on sale for the Spanish Play.
All who can't speak Spanish be sure to come-CThis
includes Spanish Students!
March 22-Spanish Play-Dance of the Spanish
Flapper .and jelly made the hit .of the evening. Every
one admits that Bebe Murphy swishes a wicked mantilla.
March 23-Another loving cup has been delivered.
We'll soon need a butler to polish the silver. We re-
commend either Geo. Player or O. P. Wolcott-they're
both good on the stage at least.
March 26-Call is sent out for baseball men. Allen
assigns the hickories and sends for Pat. Carry on O. C!
March 27-Our esteemed manager gets his first mash
note-unsigned-on the same date some mysterious
writing appears in Lucy Gowdy's senior Book. O. P.
March 28-Doris Colquitt decides to let Claude Miller
help in the book room. Some people are certainly
March 29-The American history class stages a banquet
the fourth period. Excellent food and a few speeches!
March 30-City Track meet. Oak Cliff finished third
but we don't care--our Basket ball boys are going to
March 31-R. O. T. C. Play-At last some High School
pupils have killed Julius Caesar. Many thousands of
them have murdered his writings for many years.
April 2-Elta Ross announces that the Easter rabbit
brought her a chicken. That makes two at the Ross
home. Business manager gets another mash note. Grey
April 3-Overton Holt takes his twelfth exam in
Spanish--fails again, Poor boy! He's never been the
same since Halle married but he has been watching
April 4-This year's athletes haveksurely been stingy.
So far only three girls have appeared in football sweaters!
April 5-You remember a long time ago about Frank
Brown's date with the little girl from Forest. Well
Clen just told us the sequel. It seems Margie is a sure
enough good looking 17 but after dating up Frank she
changed her mind and rang in an understudy in the
form of a 13 year old neighbor girl! Oh Frank-Look
out for these telephone affairs. KN. B. 'lf you want to
show Frank how much you love him just whistle
t'Margie" in his hearing.J
April 6-Grand Assembly-Musical mostly! Every-
body out at 1:30 to attend a ball game. H. S.
Girls do gymnastic drill. Dudie was all dressed
up and mean old Miss G-made her work on the Oak
anyway! Our manager gets another mash note-purple
this time-special delivery!
April 9-First eighty pages of the Oak have gone to
press. Manager gets another mash note-grey again
with a cute little bow of red ribbon. The O. P. W.
Society is formed-badge: red ribbon, purpose: hero
worship, membership: forty brunettes.
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