Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1943

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ll? By A SENIOR Sept. 15. Vacation days over-doors of the alma mater flung open-saw new and familiar faces in the halls-"Hi, 'Stubby'! Hi ya, Marianne! Hey, there's a girl with socks on!" -Eight new teachers: Miss Schroeder, Mrs. Hagerty, Mr. Cumly, Sergeant Webb, Mr. Sherman, Mrs. Fulton, Mr. Mayo, Miss Spencer-Here to take the places of those fighting for the U. S. A.--Classes in aeronautics overflowing. Sept. 17. Resolved to remember these words of Chester Swor: "lt is better to aim at o million and miss it than to aim at a hundred and make it." Sept. 23. 4A's off to a rollicking start with George Spicer, James Abbott, Nell Ruth, and Ava Jane as new officers. Sept. 24. Big newsl Beesley mode regimental commander of R. O. T. C. for complete yearl Sept. 25. Moiorettes in full regalia added "that certain something" to first pep assembly. Bet you remember Doris Weatherfordl Betty Joyce! Marianne! Nell Ruth, And Della Loul Oct. 5. What? Still more lovelies? Conietti, Carolyn Davis, Doris Wyatt, Lois, Nancy, Dorrace, Nell Ruth, and Betty Joyce sported Sam Browns on the parade ground. Oct. 6. Nell Ruth Porter made headlines again! Second girl in Adamson's history to head the Student Council. Nor- man Spray ond Pat Dailey next in command. Oct. 10. Out to Dal-Hi to see the Blue Wave roll over Forest, 34-O. Oct. 17. Que guaposl Que fuertes! Sighs of admiration filled the air. Celebration of Mexico Day, with six football players from Mexico City's Polytechnic lnstitute as our guests. Oct. 18. The rain didn't spoil our fun at the Polytechnic- Crozier Tech game. Oct. 23. Home Coming Day for old favorites Pat lngram, Homer Bankhead, Bill Burris, Tommy Bowles, Don McClure, and Bob Bearden. Remember Mr. HamiIton's rousing pep talk? Miniature gold baseballs were awarded last year's state champs, too. Oct. 24. Our long-anticipated battle with the Bisons ended in a 25-12 disappointment. Oct. 29. Said goodbye to Mr. Cumley and Colonel Barton, who were off to serve Uncle Sam. Oct. 30. Yea, teaml Bulldogs set back by 13-7 count. Nov. 2. Howling fun at the annual R. O. T. C. Assembly, when beautiful sponsors modeled uniforms dating back to 1920. Serious side, too-commissions and the Camp Dallas Self-Discipline Cup were presented. Nov. 6. Whoopee! Sadie Hawkins celebration in the gyml A perfect evening for iitterbugs. Nov. 14. The most thrilling football game of the year. Woodrow, sixl Adamson, twelve! Nov. 17. Mr. Redway arrived from Denton to teach frac- tions and molecules. Nov. 20. We turned back the Wolves and kept second place in City Series competition. Nov. 24. . . doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief"-which will you take? First group of vocational guidance speakers. Nov. 25. Out for a four-day frolic! Too bad Thanksgiving comes but once a year. Dec. 3. The band struck up under the new director, Mr. Hill. Dec. 4. "Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?"-How'd you like that streamlined version of "Little Red Riding Hood" in the January senior ploy? Dec. 7. Pearl Harbor Assemply. Saw clearly the changes brought by war during '42. Dec. 8. Picture in the Acorn of the six gridsters who made All-City and won the Mexico trip. You know who they are- Teubner, Simmons, Beesley, Cowing, Calvert, Surratt. Dec. 16. "Fop"Noah's Junior Commandos made their first appearance at assembly. Dec. 17. Prettiest assembly of the year. Twenty-eight boys and girls pledged to uphold standards of N. H. S. Dec. 18. Silk stockings everywhere! No, we weren't hoard- ing-just doing our patriotic duty. Collection of 5,478 stock- ings in all. Dec. 19. Adamson's Rifle Team unbeatable! The city champ- ionship ours again! Dec. 22. Brought extra pennies to school for the big Penny Parade-helped fill up a Christmas basket for the needy- cast my votes in the popularity contest-then forgot school and lessons for two whale weeks. Jan. 4. learned of Miss Margaret Spencer's death. Miss Easley transferred to North Dallas. Another new teacher, Miss Foster, arrived. Jan. 8. Good food and a merry time at the football bon- quet. Jan. 22. Radio Station WHAS made a big hit at Senior Day Assembly. Jan. 25. Danger! Exam week aheadl Jan. 29, Night of nights for mid-term grads. Feb. B. Flag at half mast in the memory of Mrs. Nellie Clement, former art teacher. Feb. 15. Betty Joyce, Carolyn, Doris, Nancy, and Dorrace stuck to their posts as military sponsors-welcomed Gwen Duff and Margaret Simpson to the ranks. Feb. 16. Dailey stepped up to top position in the Student Council. Other officers are Norman and Mary Jane Hall. Feb. 17. Carolyn Davis, Chandler, Cherry, Spray, and Beesley were elected to head the five divisions of the Vic- tory Corps. Feb. 23. New crop of senior officers-Cherry, Simpson, Felts, Randall, and Underwood. Feb. 26. "Alta boy! Sock him hard!" Plenty of noise and fun galore at Adamson's first boxing matches. Feb. 27. Surprisel School on Saturdayl Hats off to the cagers, winners of the "Y" tournament. March 9. Did my bit to safeguard America-bought War Stamps on the opening day of the National Honor Society's drive. March 22. Hickerson Trophy stayed in our case. Adamson's sharpshooters hold best record for year's matches. March 23. Congratulated Christine York and Jim Paden, who've been chosen for leads in the senior comedy, "Youth Saves the Day." March 26. Through the air and over the high hurdles went the girls of the Physical Fitness Club. April 9. Got plenty excited when Rambo jumped 5' 8" and cinched the city track title for Adamson. April 15. Doyle Rambo again demonstrated his ability. He was iudged the best boy actor in Dallas in the Inter- scholastic League one-act play contest. He played the part of "The Killer" in "The Singapore Spider." April 16. Forward! Column leftl March! Something new in parade lines-an all-girl outfit! April 20. Annual fun-packed election of yell leaders. This time J. W. Morris, Milton Elms, and Eleanor Wall won out. April 23. Student Day lexclamation point! with a super- duper assembly to start things off right. Gloria Dyer's two solos highlighted the show. We all sang "Over There," "My Darling Clementine," "Oh, Susanna," and lots of other favorites. P. S.: That night the baseball team walloped Forest, probably our toughest opponent. April 27, Report cords came out today. Did O.K. in all four subjects. Guess l'Il be exempt from exams. Hope so- been looking forward to this for years. Let's see-iust twenty- three more days 'til Senior Day and thirty more days 'til graduation. Of course they're really the two most important dates of the year. May 21 and May 27. But without all the others on this page, think of the swell time the seniors would have missed. Oh, well-anyway, it's been lots of fun remembering!

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HAPPY DAYS COUNTER-CLOCKWISE Margaret at the same old trade. Nancy and Earl and the Two o'Clock Jump. A never-to-be-forgotten moment . . . Taps. Misses Crane and Higginbotham at Miller- More, October, l942. Zuefeldt, the War Stamp seller. El senor Luis Perez-Abreu, the genial Mexi- can consul, awards another trophy. lSpring, l942, too late for the '42 Oak.l The ioy of giving . . . Christmas.



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wi 4--wwi his ia 1 , 91"- , 2 Qi I 0 if, 5 :K ff v 'M' , THE EDITOR CLEARS HER DESK Lefl fo righl, reading downward. Fall oHicers of June '43 class-Norman Bobby, and Earl. Now, Miss Ruffin! Ruth goes all-oul for lhe N avy. Gloria sings "This is Worth Fighling For." Four lillle fishes-omcers of spring lB's -Homer, Belly, Anila, Gloria. Mildred, Belly Jean, Sue-and the gig- gling one is Mary Jane. What d'ya say, "Ric"'9 Three b' ig smiles! Which is lhe enler- lc1iner'9 The Colonel in civies. la Verne Slack taking il easy. Doing lheir bil for lhe Red Cross: Laura, Joan, and Jo Ann.

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