Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1925

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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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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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C. A., N. Y., and W. F. are their first two initials. My, how they torment us in giving us trials. "ju stands for Johnson, teacher in Commerce. Since students wonlt study, he needs must coerce. We all like him, he,s a boost in our lives, But oh, how we hate these sixty-tives. "K" is for Kenley, an instructor fine Who makes one work and toe the line. English is his business, January classes his hobby. In a golf suit we think he'd look quite nobby. UL" stands for Leftwich and Frank E. Lyons, Who of mathematics are ordent scions. L. C. is married, so you can see That a "devil'l with the women Frank E. must be. HM" stands for Maiden with initials H. and C. He keeps us in detention hall, a thing we do abhor. He also expands terrifying math- A boy I know became so desperate-he went and took a bath. "N" is for Neher fand we started to say farj. R. M. is a good fellow, so you see there we are. He once gave me a pretty detention card, But it was my fault so I didn't take it 'hard.' "SU is for Smith and George Smallwood. Yes, If you donlt find Smith in the directory, His initials you'll have to guess. One of them, keeping books instructs in, The other tells us if we studied hard, what we might have been. "TH stands for Thompson, and tho' he here comes last Judge him not by sequence, for his initial here him cast. He teaches physics to boys and to girls, How things are made, and why are squirrels. PART THREE Primer for Instruction and Learning LESSUM WUN This are Mr. Adamson. He are the principle. Can he shook he finger? Yes, he can shook he finger. Have his hair on he head? Yes, a leetel, almost not quite he got. LESSUM TU See the lady? That be Helen Oduddell. Why for she torment pore secnyers, By making them to learn lines in big play? LESSUM THRE Do E. W. Baker like spoochers? She do, uhhuh, so much very. She see frown? Sum bad boys here there spooch not got. LESSUM FORE That air Laura Alexander. Do she got much wate? Yes, she so heavy she can no walk. So ride very fine in nice Ford. LESSUM FYVE Has you seen Ruth Bridges? She very nice, so pretty and smilin! She do much good, yes, for pore fish! We 'uns like Miss Bridges. LESSUM SICKS Why Sadie Cannon all time she arm Do wave she sombody to? No, no, show little boys and girls How to toot, toot, blow, blow, sawsaw. LESSUM SELVEN See the woman? She are Berta Cooper. She take blame for punk Seenyers, Who "kid?' fish much too much and Hunk. LESSUM ATE Who for Miss Eisenlohr do such so Make pore pupils write much essays. Do she like the boys and girls? Yes, but show love in much funny way. LESSUM NYNE That their lady is Fannie Graves. She ffish' much scares when to sea her We goes. But the Junyers, and Sophs, and Seenyers like her. So maybe so we hope to do the same. LESSUM TIN Who angry looking little lady? O she Erma Griffin, she teach old Latin 1 But no can help, she also are faculty adviser. For Oak, yes, she very nice-at times. LESSUM LEVEN See, she are Mrs. Anne Hilt. What got her in she hand? O them is detenshun cards, so to make you Go to schul nyne periods instead of ate. LESSUM TWELV Miss Keller, it are she, yes. Her teach tisical training. She show girls how to be strr' ' like men. Page One Hundred Forty seven

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