Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1923

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U El CALENDAR October 18-Girls' Reserve has something about "Echoes from Worry Gone. " Too deep for us. "Worry's Here" would be more appropriate for us in our present state. October 19-Girls' Rifle Club has its first meet. So far no casualties have been reported from the neighbor- hood. The instructor said his nerves and sense of humor were both shell shocked. October 20-Football: Oak Cliff 14, McKinney 0. The only trouble with this game was that it was played out of town. Dallas sport writers still hear the Lion roar and feed sugar to the North Dallas Bull-dogs. October 23-Pat Weekley stubbed his toe, skinned his shin, and dented the top step. The resulting pain kept him awake all day even in journalism class where most of us sleep any way. October 24-Music Assembly-Some Carusos in our midst even if they didn't all keep time. Mr. Adamson had to tell the faculty they must attend assemblies even if they were bored! October 25-Mr. Chalk is sick. His substitute returns our note books. Seniors are sick too. .g October 26-Mr. L.-and Miss A- amuse the faculty and set a good example to the students at fourth period lunch until Mr. C-interrupts and makes the situation triangular. We're betting on "Frankie"that'swhat we heard E. A. call him one day! October 27-One of our best looking Senior girls faints and the gallant Mr. Henry holds her for some time while various people try to find key to the rest room. October 28-We don't usually include Saturdays--we merely pause to state: Football: O. C. 46, Sherman 6. October 30-Miss Alexander returns after a week's absence. R. Ross and C. King begin to look happy again. They had a tough time during her week at Austin. October 31-Report Cards! Watermelon pink is being worn this season by the best report cards. Decora- tions of red and black are favored by the best models. November I-Mr. Veach loses his heart to a pair of coal black eyes. He lost all his common sense some time ago. November 2-Sadie Jackson and Evelyn Morton came to school without using any cosmetics. Great concern felt for their health. The reform did not last long. November 3-Football: O. C. 41, Denton Hi 26. Dallas sport writers say that O. C. has been lucky in her season but that at the opening of the city series the Forest Lions are displaying better team work and that O. C. misses Peno and Jim. November 6-First edition of Hi School Weekly out- It's the only free thing we have received so far this year! - November 7-Anne Herndon receives prize for obtain- ing the most4Acorn subscriptions. We are not jealous because We didn't compete. November 8-We havekfoundout about that 4 A's secret-It's a pennant with a life-sized Leopard. We don't see how that many people kept such a big secret. November 9-Football: O. C. 34, Bryan St. Hi 0! Our Leopard says that wolves never did bother him and that he is now expecting to overthrow the ancient idea that the Lion is king of beasts. It's a Leopard! Mr. McCoy states that Oak Cliff played in her usual luck but that Bryan was slightly off form. How unusual! November 10-Bea McCarty holds a private dance. The punch was delicious even if it did make Holly Baillio act funny-He's funny anyway. November 13-Oak Campaign starts-expects to have the whole thing over in ten days-great expectations! November 14-Mary finallyC?j consents to give Webb a date for the purpose of discussing the Acorn. Curtain! November 15-We wish we had two dollars-We would -Continued buy an Oak. As it is we have to dodge solicitors every minute. One even called up at home last night. November 16-The Librarian votes for Dixie in the popularity contest. She admires heavy weights-look at her best friend! November 17-Mr. Whittlesey discovers Pegues chewing tobacco so he stands between him and the con- veniently opened window-Pegues swallows convul- sively, turns pale, absent next day! Cruel james! November 20-Football: O. C. 53, N. D. 6. The baby bull-dog bit us once and then we had to teach him how to bow down to King Leopard. Journal sport title "North Dallas Bull Dogs Score on Oak Cliff." One and one quarter columns of dope on the Viking Spirit- less than half a column on Oak Cliff's part in the game. But we were there! New song by sport Writers entitled, "Watch the Forest Lion kill the Oak Cliff Leopard." November 21-Baby girl lost-so cadets and gym girls organize themselves into a hunting posse and search the surrounding hills and dales. The child was found across the street from her home but three of our cadets were not seen until the next day. -November 22-Well the day got a good start with a sing-song assembly but ended up with ninety-two people in Sing-sing No. 201. November 23-4 B's measure for rings after Mr. Adam- Geo A son has been called in to arbitrate the trouble. suggests wearing them on the thumb while Kitty Yarrell says he only wears size IM. Dainty little thing-We bet his hat is the same size as the ring minus the 1. November 24-Oak Staff Meeting. Miss G-in un- usually good voice, tells us we were not selected for our good looks and bawls us out generally. Bring on the smelling salts! November 25-junior Senior Prom. attended mostly by freshmen and Clarence Calloway. November 27-Hi-Y meets. O. P. resigns-'tis rumored Miss G-insisted upon it. W. C. Miller elected to this honorable position. Hee-haw! November 28-3 A Wienie Roast. O-owah! Fellow Cheeses! Cadet inspection by the Colonel-Boys un- usually clean and tidy. November 29-Football: O. C. 20, Forest Hi 7. Mr. McCoy is forced to admit most reluctantly, that O. C. has a real team. We are all afraid that next year the journal will offer the gold football awards with a proviso attached that they will be allowed to select the winner regardless of scores-let the Leopard Roar! November 30-Thanksgiving-no school, . December 1-Medical attention-no school. Majestic party for members of football team and their ladies- joe and Dorothy were both there. Very strange! December 4-Seniors changed their rings for the last time. Gordon Marsh develops a streak of oratory that ought to make him great. Miss Holiday gives a terrible history test. Q December 5-Clean speech campaign started-Use Ivory Soap-99 44-100 pure! First loving cup of the year presented. Football men presented with boxes of candy-all tied up in blue ribbon. Hurrah for O. C. ! December 6-Miss Rogers has lost her voice. She had to phone 163 people yesterday about absences and it was too much! December 7-A new excuse has been found for failure to prepare a lesson-Alma Carson couldn't study on account of a sore elbow-That elbow has been chronic for some time. December 8-The last Basset has gone from the library. The Seniors are not suspected because it is commonly believed that they are all supplied. December 11-June class meets again. Elizabeth Blaylock announces that she will receive donations in the form of engraving payments from all Seniors-Maybe she will! Page One Hundred Twenty-Two



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CALENDAR-Continued April 10-Assembly-Celebrate return of our team from Chicago. We love them even if they did lose. Next time we are going to furnish their food ourselves so Joe won't get sick. April ll-Manager gets a farewell mash note. He suspects our editor and adviser. The latter confesses to the truth in seventeen distinct and separate ways. It is too much for O. P. He faints. Editor revives him and they work till 10 p. m. Editor is tired so she con- fesses too! She implicates Misses Brown, Alexander Colquitt, Bridges. Moore and Gowdy. Mr. Wolcott swears he will never trust a woman again! April 12-Wolcott broke his word-we saw him in the hall with Ruth Roberts this morning. April 13-Assembly-Miss Lavendar of T. U. talks on Caesar, Virgil, and ponies. We didn't like to boast but we bet we know more about the latter than she does even though she has us skinned on the former! April 16-Librarian gets peevish and delivers some "see me at once" notices. Result: 201 overflows. April 17-Miss Glover gives a new style exam. She does not ask a single question covered in the lesson. And we always thought she was sweet, too! Agril 18-Physical Training girls make lovely cheese clot costumes for the May festival. April 19-Louis Blaylock sells Blue Star Chewing Gum He intends to buy a pistol with his gains-but the gum is so rank his buyers all become ill and he has to pay out all profits on Damage Suits. Orville Kiker was his associate in this nefarious business. Apri1A20--The first 120 pages of the Oak are all in! So are its directors. It speaks well for their dispositions that they are still on speaking terms with each other. April 23-Artie Lee Sypert wins. She wore Gordon's form-fitting grey sweater at the surveying class and would have been supremely happy if Gordon hadn't paid so much attention to Elizabeth. April 24-Special surprize assembly. Mr. Adamson calls for Editors and Managers, of the Oak and Acorn. He presents them each with a beautiful gold pin- specially designed to represent the school and a guard letter to represent their work. Ahem! We knew it. Miss Griffin and Miss Eisenlohr were so crazy about their pet proteges this year that they were bound to frame up something. April 25fKathleen Barnes comes to school without her ear ring. Says 1t's making her face one-sided! So that's what's the matter. April 26-Boys' team won the city debate. Didn't we tell you to watch out for President Marsh! The only thing he can't out talk around here is our Editor. He says whenever he looks at her his tongue gets twisted. We think she is good looking too! April 27-Seniors meet. They decide to buy some statues for O. C. We suggested the Restless Age and Floradora-even offering to furnish the models but they decided in favor of Minerva and Diana! April 28-Another Saturday-The Senior Play! Mary Claire Hirted as if she were used to it and Ward surely did enjoy the devotion of his niece Marcia. It was a good play but what else can you expect of the June class of '23? April 3Q-Scholarship assembly. We certainly have some brains out here in O. C. May 1-Bridge parties have broken out among the faculty.. Miss Maloitl started it-Do you suppose the poor things really enjoy that game? Why don't they take up Mah Jong? May 2-Oak Staff has a May breakfast in the woods and are all late to school in consequence. Miss G- squared them even if it did almost break her pull with the office! May 3-Last picture show of the season. Mr. Hamilton tried to get one of Valentino's films so he could make a real cleaning but was too late so he compromised on Mae Murray. May 4-The publications' Committees have a banquet at the Jefferson. Good music-good food-good time. May -7-Last Acorn out-some magazine, 172 pages. There his no use talking we have a mighty fine school magazine. May 8fStudent- Councilors advise the Seniors to burn a little midnight oil for the end is now is sight. May 9-Miss Grifhn hears that O. P. has quit work in Algebra and that she has spoiled him and Dudie very very badly. Poor soul! and she meant so well too! May 10-The gymnasium May festival was some show. Hitchcock's Tivoli Chorus -has nothing on some of Miss Locke's high steppers! May 11-Senior Day! Early in the year one of our prominent young ladies said that for Senior Day this year's class would substitute Thug Day. They nearly did it tool However, we think their proud hearts were thouched when the little Sophomore girls presented the owers. May-l47Faculty are making up for past omissions by assigning triple work now. Note Books and Trig problems are selling at a premium. May 15-Kidd Springs opens-A lot of our students court pneumonia by taking such an early plunge. May 16-Assembly-Class presents the beautiful statues-We all think Minerva resembles Mrs. Price! May 17-Prepare for the worst! The Senior invita- tions are here and they are really very handsome even if they didn't adopt the design and color scheme we suggested. May 18-Mothers' Club entertains Seniors with a picnic at Mrs. Horton's. The Seniors retaliate by walking off with several hundred of Mrs. Hortons Chiqggers. There was no breakfast bacon in O. C. on the 19t . May 21-Senior exams start-the seniors are alarmed at their ignorance. We suspected it all the time! May 227Senior exams continue even though .the proud seniors are rapidly wiltmg under the combined attack of questions and heat. May 23-Senior exams finished. Faculty much enter- cisedoverwhowill be valedictorian. Claw goes swim- ming. May 24-The Seniors have a meeting to plan Com- mencement. The girls talk clothes. ASO do the boys. Ward favors a "Tux" while Marsh inclines to white flannels. May 25-R. O. T. C. uniforms turned in-don't the boys look funny? O. C. Commercial Club banquets the Seniors. May 28-Under classmen take exams. Seniors parade the hall and make general nuisances of themselves. May 29-Commencement rehearsals keep the seniors from under foot and the rest of us work. May 30-More exams! Oh for a St. Patrick to do with exams in O. C. what the other one did for snakes in Ireland! May 3lfAll-OverhMost of us passed-some of us Hunked. 'Commencement Was pretty this year. Good looking girls and boys. We are all sorry to lose them June 1- ................................ Farewell. Page One Hundred Twenty-Eight

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