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Sept. 9-R-r-r-r-ing! The fun Cwork?j began. Seniors every-
where exclaiming, "Aren't lbey little?,'
group of sophisticated January Grads.
Sept. 16-Jones, Shook, Pogue, and Primm chosen to head that
Sept. 26-Yea Blue! Yea Wfhite! Adamson walloped the Scotties
on their own field!
Oct. 1- "Femmes,' invaded armory. Seven lovely, sensational
sronsorsg Johnny Ellis, Katie Pozue, Barbara Horton, Theresa
Thompson, La Verne Lowe, Gwen Wolff chosen-Remember their
picture in the "Acorn,'?
Oct. 3--Gainesville held at a 7-7 tie by "team worku!
Oct. 7fCoat hangers, piles of them. For coats? Oh, no!
Days were still sweltering. All for P. T. A's. welfare fund.
Oct. 11-The North Dallas Bulldogs were mutilated pups
after a 19-0 defeat by the Blue W'ave.
Oct. 14-Big Bill Primm stermed into the little shoes of Hazel
Collier as Student Council President.
Oct. 17-Corsicana conquered those fighting Leopards.
Oct. 20-Jeanne Moreau suggested the theme for the Oak-
Oct. Zl-Woe-Woe-Woe. First report cards of the season-
Stayed home every night for two weeks.
Oct. 25--Adamson "socked" again as Wildcats waged warfare
Oct. 29-Public speakers spoke! Assembly went with a-
Oct. 31-Tech trampled team with terrific touchdown!
Nov. 3-Pedigreed privates received official degrees. Military
Nov. 13-The Ebony Boswell Sisters and the Choral Club from
Lincoln High-Real entertainment.
Nov. 14-Annual Home Corning Day---the longest assembly of
the year with the first three periods cut down to 10 minutes Cach!
Old fans visited the "Alma". Inspiring speeches, especially that
one by Mr. Sprague.
Nov. 15-Adamson-Sunset battle. Sh-h-h-they beat us!
's all right-just home-folks, anyway.
NOV- 20-TUfkCY Days-Or did you wait for the second
Thanksgiving? Anyway, there was four whole days free for frolic.
Nov. 21-Victory! Leopards finished the Lions. 7-O.
Dec. S-Super-duper Senior plav. 1X'hat a hero! Have you
forgotten Archie, the bell hop, and that cute, cute suit?
Dec. 7- --Pearl Harbor-the saddest day of the year.
Dec. 9-Football banouet. Beaus and belles. Richard and
Bob named captains for '42, Nineteen big beautiful sweaters set
adrift in the world to be hooked and fished out by school "cuties"
fSome feed, too!
Dec. 12-White dresses-soft candlelight-yellow and white
bows. National Honor Society Initiation.
Dec. 13-General Motors Assembly-ain't Science grand? Coal,
air, and water and youive got a brand new outfit-Try it sometime.
Dee. 20-Clash, clatter, bang! Boogie-Woogie! Rhythmeires
bowed to the society of Hepcats and 'Gators. NVhicl1 did you like
better Xerma? Daphne? Maurine?
Dec. 25-Jingle bells, jingle bells. Last minute shopping rushes
-Oh, what fun! Christmas baskets everywhere, "All who joy
would win must share it-Happiness was born a twin."
Dec. 23-Jan. 1-Two hilarious weeks. No detentions, no curfews,
no alarm clocks. Excitement every hour. '42 came in with a
bang!-Maybe it was because of that flat-l
Jan. 2--B-a-C-k-again. To work? No, to school.
Jan. 9-Basketball team kept ball in 'lTech's baskftn for a
49-19 win. Senior Hi-Y dance. Luper's corncob pipe. Letis see!
who did I go with? Oh yes, I remember!
Jan. 13-"Personality-plus kids" were elected. See pages fifty-
one to fifty-seven. Pleased?
Jan. 16-Semi-Annual fashion show-models wore white rib-
bons with "Senior" printed thereon. ,Member Katie Pogue's green
shoes? That programme? How we raised ole W. H. A's. roof!
Jan. 19-21-Pity the poor undergrads-struggling with exams.
Jan. 23-Commencement! Sweet girl graduates-shining eyes.
Brave youth-eager faces. Alas! Childhood days gone.
Jan. 26-New term began: new 4A's. 'Tm sorry, dear. This
class is full." "Say, kid, when do you have lunch?"-Yard birds
frantically searching for saber oil and rifle reports.
Feb. 8-More beautiful Sponsors. First squad to the rear March!
Forward! Nell Ruth, Mamie, NlVinnie, Doris Jean, and Mary Ellen
Feb. 16-Senorita Maria Christina Dittel, a little bit of happi-
ness frcm Costa Rico, visited the Spanish Classes. !De veras es
Feb. 17AJune Seniors elected officers. See page Twenty. That
cute one is my heart throb!
March 3fThat fellow Dodd! Into everything. New president
of Student Council. Barbara and Nell Ruth to help. Miss Frazer
March 6-Tramp, tramp, tramp. Mr. Leonard, our first
faculty soldier, left for the Army. Was almost overwhelmed by
attention from his adoring classes.
March 13-The Jinx Dance-Student Council, again. Wasn't
the orchestra good? And the hamburgers on our way home? W'e
double-dated that night.
March 26fSalom Rizk, the Syrian, held us spell-bound and
gave "My Country 'tis of Thee" new meaning. The sincerity of
the speaker and the attention of the audience was impressive.
March 29-The Rifle Team brought home the bacon! The
Hearst Plaque came back to A. H. S.
April 1-Miss Hedde announced cast for June play, "That
Crazy Smith Family."
April 3--Student DayfSolemnity, dignity fun. Schoen wore
his dad's old uniform. Names of former classmates serving in the
armed forces read.
April 8-fOne-act play 'Wlfhich is the Way to Boston" given
pre-vue in Assembly. Tom, Dorothy, Billie Ann, and Bill were
swell. Still wondering how they could have been beaten!
April 18-Juanita Stanley won the Spanish Essay Contest-the
fifth consecutive winner for Adamson. Methinks this speaks ex-
tremely well for some persons interested in this field of endeavor.
However, it might be that Juanita is just an exceptional essayist as
well as Betsy Manton, Jeannette Roundtrce, Johanna Jones, Helen
April 30-The lust of the Oak goes to press today. Seniors are
thinking of their importance. All senior dates are made and
plans for Commencement complete. The Senior Prom will be
Friday, May 22, the night of the Senior Day. It's to be formal.
Saturday, the 23, Johnny Ellis will have onen house for us all.
Monday therelll be a Sunrise breakfast and later a Tea Dance,
with Beatrice, Barbara, Mary Frances XWilson, Dolores Crockett,
Betty Taylor as hostesses. On Tuesday, Seniors will go to Mrs.
Baird's Ranch as guests of Marv Lou and Bill Pitts! So on, thru
the week-a bowling party, a kid party, a swimming pertv, an ice-
skating party and then Conaniencefrieet-at M'Farlin Audtoriurn-
so Uncle Gus and Aunt Mary, Grandpa and Grandma and all the
cousins and my own family can see me graduate.
I've asked to have my whole name printed on my diploma.
Think the folks, especially Dad, will like it better than the nick-
name. Wonder how I'll feel when that Diploma is really in my
possession. looking back now, it has all been fun and I've le:-rned
many things. W'ill forget some of them but never this: "I pledge
allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the
Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible with Liberty
and Justice for all.',
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EX-STUDENTS IN SERVICE
Leighton Atteberry, Bob Beardon, Gene Bivings,
Harrell Bivings, Charles Bartlett, Robert Calder,
Robert Casteel, Charles Childers, Fred Carmichael,
Bert Carlton, Alfred Coffey, James Christie, Paul
H. Chatelain, Morris O. Dobiapanski, W'illiam
Donnell, Ralph Echols, Hoyt Frasier, Harrell
Frost, Dale Frost, Jack Guard, Rex Gandy, Louis
K. Gardener, Jr., Billy Jack Green, Charles A.
Gare, Almon Hare, Jack Harris, Wilbur Hurt,
Richard Humphrey, Joe Helms, Woodrow Hunt,
Marcus Hancock, WE A. Hamilton, Jr., James
Hodge, Wayne Johnson, Bill Jones, Earl Kerbow,
Dec Kerr, Don Livingston, Pete Layden, Xvilliam
R. Large, Jr., Ed Lowe, Odell McGrew, George
McManus, Bill Medley, Roy McNutt, Edward
D. Marshall, Wfilliam Lee Morrow, Hal McCal-
lough, Paul Merjanian, Albert Nelson, Ray Niblo,
Donald Ogden, Ralph Osburn, R. A. Pitts, Robert
Parker, Wilson Peters, Earl Schell, L. C. Sport,
James Sutter, Ernest Redwine, Bob Redwine, Jack
Redman, James Richards, Lee Roy Rittenberry,
Edwin Rippy, Charles Redding, Douglas Rawl-
ings, Garrett Sutton, Billy Smith, Bud Sprague,
Ray Teubner, XV. Thompson, George Tunnell,
Bill Finley, Truman Wilder, Earl Wfebster,
Howard White, Phillip Vfhittlesley, Pace Weath-
erby, Jack Williams, Billy Young. Charles Yater,
William Turley, Roy Green, William WVGDSICY,
Oscar Johnson, Johnny Sprague, Jim Dillahunty,
Jack West, Bill Atkinson, Jim Burks, C. M. Mil-
ler, Floyd Terry, Jack Beckham, Alvin Sterling,
Robert Capers, Robert Bryant, Earl Gossett, C.
M. Satterwhite, John Harrison, A. E. Owens,
Raymond Sabotini, Fields Childress, Wallace
Haakc, Albert Bowles, Stewart Reeves, Marvin
Bisecker, O. R. Baker, B. A. Carrell, Howard
Dailey, Wilford Earnhart, Mike Elphingstone,
XValter Hill, Joe Kerbow, Louis Michel, Thomas A.
Price, Jr., Gerald Page, Tom Sawyer, Robert
Smith, James Weston.
Anderson Alexander, W. C. Adkisson, Claude
Beedle, Bill Brown, Eugene Brownlow, Herbert
Babb, Billy Jack Chapman, Don Childers, Bert
Craig, Otis Carter, Franklin Crain, Robert Cotner,
Richard Duncan, James Fox, Jimmy Gleason,
Claud Otto Hocker, Sterling Hulen, Oliver Hen-
drix, Cecil Hill, Billy Knapp, Charles Lucas,
Eugene Lowery, Foster Lemley, Joe Maida, Ralph
Ogden, Sam Orr, Dodd Osburn, Morgan Rogers,
Howard Sloan, Earl Schultz, Peyton Smith, Ottie
Lee Samms, Tim Wfelch, Herman Whitley, Marvin
Fowlkes, Donald Hunley, Jimmie Hughs, Gene
Norvell, Nolan Paris, William Weston.
Elbert Bush, David Betts, Wilson Board, Leland
Carrol, Henry Campbell, William B. Carrell,
Elmer Durrett, John Drake, Gene Fultner, Ed-
ward Few, Eugene Fritz Luck, Ted Lynn, Jr.,
Andy McBeath, Harry Neal, Gene Norvell, Bob
Patrick, Stewart Reeves, Holt Stanford, Howard
Wtillace, John Wyatt, Vaden Whitley, Gene
Winters, Bobby Patric, Homer Bankhead, Willard
Innes, Jack Morgan, Eddie Monk, Billy Bob
Joe Brown, Bob Farris, Bob Wfolff.
Robert XVood, somewhere in a
German prison camp.
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Robert Carlisle, Joe Foley, Rex Gossett, Jay E.
Pietzsch, R. B. Vantress, W. Thompson, Tom
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