Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1925

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f x 1 The F acuity fprimer Publisher-A. STUDENT. Proprielor--A. STUDENT. Editor-A. STUDENT. A primer suitable for 8th, gth, Ioth, and Ilth grades, Conlainizzg The alphabet, in easy, readable form, And twenty-two lessons on things that Freshmen should know. Campflffz by A. STUDENT, Esq. Copyrighted 1925, A. D., A. P. Foreign rights reserved flncluding Borneol First Printing--May I9-8:00 A. M. Second Printing-May 1918104 A. M. Third Printing-May 19-12:41 P. M. Fourth Printing-May I9-I2 midnight Fifth Printing-May zo-4:00 A. M. Sixth Printing-May 2oQ7:oo A. M. THE OAK PRESS. Dallas, Texas, U. S. A., World, Universe INTRODUCTION The purpose of this primer is to instruct and train the pupils of this school in the funda- mental principles of learning. Teachers, pupils, etc., lend me your ears Before this primer drives you to tears, Donlt get angry and rant and shout, just because you are rather noticeably pointed out. Smile and bear it for you know that no harm is meant. So grin and read on, and if youlre threatening-relent. O. C. II. S. May, 1925. A. S. Esouum. PART ONE Fdfllffy' rl fphabet Edi1ar's Nole: Mr. Adamson is not placed among the ladies because of any feminine tendencies on his part, but on account of his being the leader, the If-ue leader, 'of Oak Cliff High School and deserving first place. UA" stands for Adamson, Aduddell, and Alex- ander. In writing of them we do not want to 'smart' or slander. Pointing one's finger is very bad, Saying 'git' is worse, But memorizing the Senior play Makes us want to call a hearse. "B" is for Baker, three of them we've met. Two Browns, a Bridges, and a Bramlette, A Brandenburg, a Bell and that is all. If you havenlt seen the "Bl"s, youive seen nothing at all. "C" stands for Cannon, Clement, and Cooper, Berta. Sadie teaches 'em music, Clement shows 'em how to draw, Cooper instructs them not to mar or hurta Dear old Latin studying it until it's raw. "D" stands for Durrett and Sarah Dinsmore, too. One teaches bygone deeds, the other the diff between "to" and 'ttoof' Virginia is a pretty name, We'll admit, Mrs. Durrett, But when you come to Texas, You surely ought to store it. "E" stands for Eisenlohr, and Betty Ewing as well, Betty makes them pound the typewriter to beat the dickens. We know something that Henrietta wants very, very bad: Some journalism students that do not require "Look over this, my ladlu HF" is for Finley, together with Falls and Foster. Myrtle teaches Math., as you can see by gazing on the roster. Laura shows the females how to cook and sew, But Louise gets the cake-she "kids" "Redn- I'll say so, bo! "GU stands for Graves, Griffin, and Guinn. Gosh, Fannie seems a monster, when late you come in. Page One Hundred Forty

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Page NITA Nita, Nita, Growing swita Every day, VVill you never Come my way? Nita, Nita, When you mita Chap like me, You should copper Such an oppor- Tunity. Nita, Nita, Why, pray, trita Fellow so? Wonlt you ever, Ever, never Not say, "No"? -'Pill Pmzlhcr. ae ae 4+ A HIGHBROW COURTSHIP "My coagulated mass of protons and elec- trons, will you wed me?" breathed Jack Har- per, the educated man. "Oh, oh! You are so passionatelu said Mary Kerr, and she pushed him over the banisters. se -1+ as SENIORS, TAKE NOTICE "She was rawther a nice girl, B. Cf' "B. CJ" "Y-a-a-s, Before Collegef' -California Pelirarz. we -ie -le ABSOLUTE ZERO "Man, you donlt mean nothin' to me, youse just de black parts of a crossword puzzle, you is"' as ei- ee POOR BOY "Here lies the body of Samuel A. Green, Proposed to Louise and called her Irene." -Wnffzivzgfovz Cozrgarlv Parc. BARBER-OUS "How WVEIS the Barber's Ball last night?" "Well, I stayed until a fellow committed herpicide, and then I decided the party was getting too dandrtlfff'-California Prrliczm. as as as CONSTITUTIONAL? Add similes of IQZS-llwiih the speed of a Congressman raising his own salary.-Judge. Ons Hundred Forty-four IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT TELL Candid letter from a twelve-year-old ac- knowledging a present: "Dear Aunt Harriet: Thank you for your gift. I have always wanted a pincushion but not very muchf' -New York Wo1'ld. ik it se Steele K.: "He runs a school for stam- merers." Faye S.: "Goodnessl But who wants to learn to stammerin -ze 45 ee "Did her husband die of dyspepsiail' "Yes, and she calls his tombstone a dysa pepsia tablet." -Judge. sr 42 ee POETRY WEEK Rastus: "They's 21 lot of vice erm in this heah publikashun. Sambo: L'What you mean, -vice -warm?" "What, you mean to tell me you donlt know Tire i'r'r,ra is high hat fol bum poetryfl --Sn'-z'w1.v Terfh. .Slove Mill. ir i' 55 FIRST COUSIN TO HCORNI' Robert B.: "And who made the first cot- ton ginil' Elda V.: t'Heax'ens5 Are they making it from that stuHf too?l' -Perm. Prnzrh Hazel. if ir Q? FAMILY TROUBLES One Cannibal: 'tS'matter, stomachache?" Two Cannibal: f'Yes, my wife disagreed with mef' -M. 1. T. Vno Doo. ISN'T LOVE WONDERFUL? VVe regret the unfortunate mixup of two items in yesterday's edition which made us say that the bridegrooni took his place beneath the Horal bell and 2050 volts were immediately shot through his quivering form." -Bo sfo II' T1'r1nrr1'ipI. NAUGHTY! He had fallen for her. They were in classes together but she didn't speak to him. By des- perate means he finally met her. They were alone. His dream had come true. "How,s your Math? I' she asked. "Good," he replied, "HoW's your Anat- omy?" "I think you're horrid!" she exclaimed. -Lemon Ptl7lCfl.



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Erma is Oak Faculty adviser and usually gets the blame, While Mrs. W. C. keeps study halls, and - makes the pupils play the game. "HH is for Hackett, Holladay, Heath, and Hilt, Hamilton and Hammock complete the H di- vision, History, History, English, and study if you wilt, Latin and Mathematics-I fear we'll all be kilt! K'-P' is for Ruth Johnson and Bessie Jackson, Who teach Poe, Shakespeare and also Milton. English and English, two birds of a feather, 'Tis mighty queer why birds like that always dock together. HKU stands for Roberta King and Kellar, Bess, Roberta never lets you have the leastest bit of rest, has the girls bend, strain and run, y0u're so doggoned turned around, think the War has just begun. Bess Till You "L" 'stands for Lumpkin and Winnie Lang- ford, too, Maude is a pianist very fine, and Winnie do Teach History to us till we are black and blue. The guy who wrote histories will his birth- day yet rue. "M" is for Marberry and Eula McCorkle, A Spanisher and a mathematician right here in our school. If they only knew what we thought about those subjects They would quit them and teach some other subjects. PART Last but not least say we of the men, Teachers par excellence and pals of the pore. When you're an alumnus, youlll think of them THEN, And wonder why you didn't appreciate them more. Edilarlv Note: Due to the procrastinating and omit qualities of proprietor, laziness of editor, indifference of publishers, we'll have to the chef, janitors, and delivery men. HA" stands for Allen, fair and square, Who shows the athletes how to tear Up the opposition and to fight them down, He teaches mathematics, but that isn't his crown. "CU stands for Campbell, Courtright, and Chalk: Three "Jolly Good Fellowsfl who at all times like to talk. Page One Hundred Forty-tix UPU is for Kyle Price and jeffie Pringle, One has been married, but the other one is single. Again two English twins we say, "We hope no more such pairs journey this way. 'ARD stands for Rogers of book-room fame, For Claudia is always playing with books, I suppose it's a game. We'l1 say she has a tough, hard time keeping the books, And making fellows pay for those theylve lost or mislaid in obscure nooks. US' is for Simpson and Strickland-no more. Mabel teaches the girls how to open the door To a manls heart by good fine cooking, And Grace tells of Caesarls death-when he wasn't looking. Nl", stands for Tilly, two Taylors, and a Thiessen. Get acquainted with 'em and see what youlre missin'! Chemistry, Spanish, and History by these three are taught- But they have such dumb pupils That it avails them naught. "WU stands for Warren, Watson, and Work- They are three teachers who never let you shirk, Spanish, English, and History are here repre- sented, But show them a mouse--you tell 'em-they fainted. TWO Chemistry, Commerce, and Mechanical Draw- ing Make these three invaluable to Oak Clitf's growing. HDD stands for Day, erect and straight, Who builds up young men, and puts weight On under-developed boys. A soldier since his teens, This is his slogan, UTell it to the Marines" HG" stands for Gillespie, a bookkeeper teacher Who puts bookkeeping knowledge where all can reach ler. He may not realize his valuable task, But he's giving a good course, and thats all we can ask. Q "H" is for Holloway, Henry and Hamilton, A physician, an Englishman and a mathemati- cian.

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