Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1939

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Guess Who? I-low well do you know the faculty? See if you can give the name of the faculty member suggested by the following: l. One whose name is a day of the week. 2. One whose name suggests timidness and shyness. 3. One whose name suggests a big boat, or an ark. 4. A magnificent specimen of fireworks. 5. The name of the lower veins of a tree or plant. 6. That which announces the close of each class. 7. An object used to balance one while walking. 8. A masculine ruler. 9. A musical instrument, very essential for a fox hunt. lO. One whose name indicates the masculine sex. ll. A long-legged bird. l2. A bunk swung between two trees. l3. Leave out the "l" and the word is easy. l4. When spoken rapidly the word sounds like "dirt." l5. The first two letters are the beginning of a laughy the last the name ofa famous English poet. l5. The first syllable is the description of a skinny boy while the last is the name of an automobile. l7. The first half of the word means to scratch or ruin somethingg the last part means a person's male child. l8. The author of Last of the Mohicans. l9. The first half of the word is a plot or area occupied by tentsr the last is an article that struck makes a ringing sound. 20. A weed and the last is an illiterate form of the very eat. 2l. An Irishman whose day is celebrated in March. 22. The opposite to right and a fierce, superhuman woman. 23. Something not old and a fruit that grows on a bush. 24. One who grinds grain. 25. A common color. By MARY ALICE ARMISTEAD. Answers to "Guess Who." l. Mondyg 2. Meekp 3. Noahg 4. Rockettg 5. Rootesg 6. Belly 7. Caing 8. Kingy 9. Horny lO. Manny ll. Craney l2. Hammock: l3. Easleyp l4. Durrettg l5. l-lamiltong l6. Lankfordp l7. Morrison: l8. Cooper: l9. Campbellp 20. Brarnlettp 2l. Patrickg 22. Leftwichg 23 Newberry: 24. Millerg 25. Browne. One Hundred Thirty

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i.1 -1 ,ii-ii National TCU Cents an Everywhere Y News I-BSS by ufflgr , . Dallas, Texas DOLLY WILDMANE , REBA HEISKELL Gdmm LIST OF NEW BOOKS The following books received during the last week from publishers are here- by acknowledged with thanks. "The Art of Spaghetti" by Philip Dis- penza tells the story of making this deli- cious food. "The Sheik of my Heart," by lvelle Tacker is a love storyea thriller. "Football-Past ad Present" by limmie Mascho is guaranteed to teach you how to play and understand this game. "How to Vamp" by Doris Willhite should be worth reading by those in- terested, as Miss Willhite is an expert in this line. 0 PERSONALS Misses Norma Yeager, Martha lane Hayes, and Mary Lou Spradling of the Ziegfield Follies are spending a few weeks with home folks. Mr. Iohn Barnes, Who has been in China for the past two years, teaching the natives how to play basketball, has arrived to be the groom in the Barnes- Todd Wedding. Miss Laura Lois Luck of Kangaroo, Neb., will give an interesting lecture before the "Eat-a-Prune-a-'Week" Club at their weekly luncheon. 0 DR. SCHLINKE'S XXX PILLS Big Sandy, Texas. Iune 19, 1955. Dear Dr. Schlinke: I was told by my family physician that I could never wa'k without crutches, my rhecrnatism was so bad. Then l saw the advertisement for your Pills. Since taking two bottles, I am feeling like a 16-year old. I am never bothered with rheumatism now. Miss Dorothy Whitman. 0 These XXX Pills are guaranteed to cure headaches, colds, cuts, rheumatism, indigestion, burns, bruises, coughs, sprains, sore th,oat, ear ache, tooth-ache' and weak eyes. ADV. O AT THE MOVIES Now showing at the Astor "Pink Ele- phants" featuring Dorothy Dickinson as the heroine, Grant Collier as the hero, and Embelyne Cook as the little sweet- heart. Miss Lidamay Denny takes the part of the little dancing girl. This pic- ture is directed by Tom Terry. Miss Billie Nell Hughes and Ruth Parker announce the arrival of Doris King of St. Louis who will have charge of the millinery department of the Hughes-Parker Ladies' Shop. Miss King comes highly recommended. LEARN TO TALK at Frances Beasley's Open Srr Mouth School Three Month's Course O Mr. Arthur Blair has accepted the po- sition as pitcher for the St. Louis Cardi- nals. Much success to you in your new position! 0 SOCIETY This week's society centers about the Sturgess-Horton nuptials and many social social affairs preceded the wed- ding itself. On Monday of this week Miss Evelyn Couch entertained with a seated tea in honor of Miss Horton. Misses Edythe Abernathy and Delia Michiel honored Miss Horton on Tues- day with a bridge luncheon. Misses DeLoyce McDonald, Hildred Hill, Beth Thompson, and La Voyce Garrison were the luncheon guests. Mrs. Ralph Echols entertained Wed- nesday afternoori in hofior of Miss Horton with a Majestic party. The program featured talented artists, Miss Viva Ellison, reader: Miss Maforie Tipps, soloistg and Miss Gene Martin, dancer. 0 STURGESS-H ORTON A wedding of state-wide interest was that of Thursday evening which united in marriage Miss Louise Horton and Mr. George Sturgess. The ballroom of the Adolphus was tumed into a garden of palms and ferns for this occasion. Before the ceremony, Miss Benettr Tate, accompanied on the piano by Miss Marcelle Mount, sang in her own charm- ing manner, "l Love You." Miss Mount also played the wedding music. Miss Florence Rowland, maid of honor, entered with H. T. Green, who served as best man. Miss Horton was met at the altar where the impressive and beautiful ceremony was performed by Rev. Prank Mehrten. After the wedding an informal re- ception was held. Misses lane Wright and Tommie Allard presided over the punch bowl. Miss Marie France had charge of the bride's book. Mr. and Mrs. Sturgess left immediately after the reception for an extended tour of the world. 0 DALLAS' INSTITUTE OF MUSICAL TRAINING Piano-Carl Kinnan. Violin-Albert Walraven. Organ-Frank Mehrten. Voice-Kenneth Landers. Clarinet-Rader McCulley. Saxophone-I. V. Ridley. Guitar-Doris Ann Buchanan. Banjo-Thelma Vestal. All teachers are graduates of well known musical schools. For further information, call Bryan 709 There will be a meeting of the "Roger Porter Brown-for-Governor" Club this evening at 8:00 o'clock in the club rooms. All members are urged to be present. Press Reporter. Mr. Ioe Bryant, known to the baseball world as Babe Ruth, II, is in the city to witness the Addington-McBride boxing match. 1 have sung for you a song And it may be right or wrong But only you can tell me if it's true: l have tried to explain Both your pleasure and your pain, And friends, here's my best respects to you. 'Selected STARTLING INVENTIONS Misses Amonette Bailey and Daryl Iennings will soon place on the market their great contribution to the World! a hair cream which is guaranteed to make kinky hair straight and straight hair curly. 0 A soundless bell has been invented by Philip Crown, Frank Tippit, and Ioe Lee. Pugr One Hundred Twenty 111110

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HUGH HALL HEWS AND HEWS As Hugh Hall was hewing a yule log from a yew tree a man dressed in clothes of a dark hue came up to Hugh and said: "Have you seen my ewes?" "If you wait until I hew this yew tree I will go with you anywhere in Europe to look for your ewes," said Hugh. . Mr. Finkelstein Qalias Hugh: Hallj, walk- ing into Mr. Goldberg's office-Say Chake vots dot I smell? Mr. Goldberg-Oh dot's business. It's FOIICII. O MISSED THE TRACK MEET Miss Clyette Cto wayward Jackj: Tell me what you know about the Caucasion race, Jackie. lack Daniel: I wasn't thereg I went to the football game instead. 0 Photographer: Do you want a large or small picture? lark Daniel: A small one. Photographer: Then close your mouth. 0 DER F UHRER To stimulate business, a German theatre owner advertised a special feature and offered S00 marks to any patron who did not like it. The house was packed, but no one claimed the money. The ufeature' was a picture called "Hitler". o TAKING UNFAIR ADVANTAGE Mr. Hamilton: Edna Lynn, give me that note Howard wrote to you. Edna Lynn: I guess not! You took the the one he wrote me yesterday and then made him stay after school, Tuition-A species of graft exacted by colleges' in return for surrounding con- ducive to a good time. o She was only a hat manufacturer's daught- er, but she was no slouch. o The laziest man we've heard of this year is a guy from Sunset who travels in a Model T Ford so he won't have to knock the ashes off his cigarette. 'Twas in a restaurant they met, Romeo and Juliet, He had no cash to pay the debt, So Romeo'd what Juliet. "I read in a book that Apollo was chasing a mymph and she turned into a tree.', "He was lucky. Those I chase always turn into a night club or a restaurant." Hr: What is the fastest thing on two wheels? She: What? He: A Jew on a bicycle riding by Hitler's Palace. o SAD ENDING "I hope that's a nice book for you to read, darling," said. Mrs. QBryantj Wildman con- scientiously to her young daughter. "Oh, yes, mummy, it's a lovely book, but I don't think you'd like it. It's so sad at the end." "How is it sad, dear?" "Well, she dies, and he has to go back to his wife." o Bath Bybec: My dear, don't talk to me about lawyers, I,ve had so much trouble over the property that I sometimes almost wish my husband hadn't died, Page One Hundred Thirty one

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