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Page 162 text:
Erma is Oak Faculty adviser and usually gets
While Mrs. W. C. keeps study halls, and
- makes the pupils play the game.
"HH is for Hackett, Holladay, Heath, and
Hamilton and Hammock complete the H di-
History, History, English, and study if you
Latin and Mathematics-I fear we'll all be
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
HKU stands for Roberta King and Kellar, Bess,
Roberta never lets you have the leastest bit
has the girls bend, strain and run,
y0u're so doggoned turned around,
think the War has just begun.
"L" 'stands for Lumpkin and Winnie Lang-
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
They would quit them and teach some other
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
And wonder why you didn't appreciate them
Edilarlv Note: Due to the procrastinating
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
"CU stands for Campbell, Courtright, and
Three "Jolly Good Fellowsfl who at all times
like to talk.
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UPU is for Kyle Price and jeffie Pringle,
One has been married, but the other one is
Again two English twins we say,
"We hope no more such pairs journey
'ARD stands for Rogers of book-room
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
Nl", stands for Tilly, two Taylors, and a
Get acquainted with 'em and see what youlre
Chemistry, Spanish, and History by these three
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
Spanish, English, and History are here repre-
But show them a mouse--you tell 'em-they
Chemistry, Commerce, and Mechanical Draw-
Make these three invaluable to Oak Clitf's
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.
"H" is for Holloway, Henry and Hamilton,
A physician, an Englishman and a mathemati-
Page 161 text:
The F acuity fprimer
Publisher-A. STUDENT. Proprielor--A. STUDENT. Editor-A. STUDENT.
A primer suitable for 8th, gth, Ioth, and Ilth grades,
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
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.
A. S. Esouum.
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-
In writing of them we do not want to 'smart'
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,
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,
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
Betty makes them pound the typewriter to
beat the dickens.
We know something that Henrietta wants very,
Some journalism students that do not require
"Look over this, my ladlu
HF" is for Finley, together with Falls and
Myrtle teaches Math., as you can see by gazing
on the roster.
Laura shows the females how to cook and
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
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Page 163 text:
C. A., N. Y., and W. F. are their first two
My, how they torment us in giving us trials.
"ju stands for Johnson, teacher in Commerce.
Since students wonlt study, he needs must
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
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.
HM" stands for Maiden with initials H. and
He keeps us in detention hall, a thing we do
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
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
Judge him not by sequence, for his initial here
He teaches physics to boys and to girls,
How things are made, and why are squirrels.
Primer for Instruction and Learning
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.
See the lady?
That be Helen Oduddell.
Why for she torment pore secnyers,
By making them to learn lines in big play?
Do E. W. Baker like spoochers?
She do, uhhuh, so much very.
She see frown?
Sum bad boys here there spooch not got.
That air Laura Alexander.
Do she got much wate?
Yes, she so heavy she can no walk.
So ride very fine in nice Ford.
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.
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.
See the woman?
She are Berta Cooper.
She take blame for punk Seenyers,
Who "kid?' fish much too much and Hunk.
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.
That their lady is Fannie Graves.
She ffish' much scares when to sea her We goes.
But the Junyers, and Sophs, and Seenyers like
So maybe so we hope to do the same.
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.
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.
Miss Keller, it are she, yes.
Her teach tisical training.
She show girls how to be strr' ' like men.
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